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THE CAIRO BULLETIN. FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY i l04
OLD TRAIL TO BE MARKED. float e llirr nkM I'loin-eri Reached lb oiilli- Will llr from Olilllernllou. One of the most famous routes trav "ised by the early oettlers of the lUUrtlWWt m i notfn as the Santa Fe trail. This has been almost wholl? jblltl rated of late je irs. but the Kan sas Dauavbitrs ol the Hevulutiuu pro pose that it aba)l he marked foi the Uenttit of future (fenerations. They are lOS seeking to mark it through ibe tate by stiidf Monuments H IHI not attar how itmpl the monuments '.nay he, they are to he representative if the entire stat." of Kansas. In their iork they propose to interest the vhooi children of the various counties through which the trail runs. These MMrtfj will i-rei t the pMBumenti sad sill be aidul in their work by the hihlren of other counties. Mrs. V. KV Stanley, wile of ex-Oov. Stanley. explain' 'he work in a short all: lfore the u. etlnj; of the Kli.a- i-th Ben too chapter, held at the home t Mrs. Daniel Boone. "It has always teen the plan of the Kansas Daughters 'o tarry ou hs much local work as po tlble." MM Mrs. Stanley. "V have marked the spot where the first man to enter Kansas stood, anil now we In land to mark tin- oUl Santa IV trail IVe are trying to Interest! lie' school hlldren tbrouguoul the state In this ind especially the children of the coun ties througi w hi( h the trail passes. W'e iv ill mnke this our work for the com it!,' year, and in the end of that time ie hope to have marked the entire length of the historic old road in our state." THE LANGUAGE. l Not MhImmbi IV:ilr, Bui ln l.rii tn!t mii'.i from Which imi Neei Wards Cass. The English language Is no station h, J affair, Ixed and limited iu its si ope, bat few appreciate how fast it U grow ing, A new dictionary, just issued, sas the Hartford Coat, shows this; in fact, every new dUtbyiiaty of importance hat pretends to give the Wolds In the language la comnjjltenesH do side sanit i he particular dictionary referred to tives no lesa than IT.ooo m-w terms or ii w meanings of old words. A larn number of new teams iu the language al- " ways eotue from mil Bttflc vocabtilariee. I'liere is also a (HSQSlderahte audit ion through the adoption or modification of orelgn words. As maps are expanded, banned or filled up through Hir labors f geographical explorers, so t he In vestigations of the savants in astron nniy, chemistry, elect rieity and other jf the physical sciences, as well as ;n psychology. .onoinics and philosophy. index widened mental horlsons in terms hat take pOfaatftoat place in the lan- y ritape. The Spanish war brought many S If words Into use in the Kngllsh laB i - .age in ibis t onntry, Among the new wolds that iheup-'.e late diet ionarv must consider are such terms as tiogey, a term In Rolf: border eau, briquet, chauffeur, expansionist, therion. immune, laveriik, manywhere. j ripen door, ostcopathist, ping-pong popover, radium, ragtime, roof gat den. ! rough rider, two-step, Zionism. THREE YEARS LATE. Ti-hIii Started ill Mi-nl I'm Iiit. IOO.I, nml iin Jui ReacSwd I la lostlm; lion 7.1 Hilea Awa) , Persons who became fretful over the ( delays of snriace cars of the detention of steam trains ought to sit up and be ; chtsertul when the) itad what theNea , Vork Press has to buy of a Texas I ruin. The Press declares that recent!) aQnlf at Interstate railway train arrived In j Ueaumout nearly three years late, tud explains the matter as follows: The train left Boiirar, just across lialveston hay from lialveston, on Sep i (ember X. I WO, and was caught in the ! I (Teal storm Which so nearly destroyed ) I Galveston. Bolivar is 7,"i miles from Beaumont Before the train had trav led fat on its Journey It was caught in tin storm. Thiny miles of the track i were washed away, and the train was I left stranded on a sandy waste. Dozens of persoM who lived on Boll var peninsula were saved from death by taking refuge In the train. After : the storm subsided they walked to I Bolivar Ih the passengers. Bui the abandoned train was left on the prairie, j The storm bankrupted the railroad, it'll no effort to rescue the engine and ' i cars was made until recently. Had the ! ' road noi suffered so seriously in that ; j storm the property would have proved 9l great value a few months later, when oil was struck at Beaumont. The road j 13 now undergoing repairs and develop ment, and a little While ago the train ! ivas drawn into Beaumont, w here it was treated by cheering multitude. Myatori In Imtln. Things lometlmts btppea in India which Maggie SVCI those who have mad' a lifelong study of Indian matters. Tree- : Iguhing and v.ei'.-poisoniiig are weil known, and a very remarkable move- i ment. which ;has recently been taking place at Hehar. must he added to the list. A strange order was circulated some weeks back in the district that for the space of I!Vs days sons should not look on their fathers, nor fathers on ' their sons, and that If the order was (lis obeyed the time would be extended to' months. Only Hindus wi re affected, and even queer "waves of underground excitement" Indicate that there are mil- ! lions in India still who can be swayed by mysterious agencies over which ih( civil government has nn control, and tc which it can sometimes find no sori ol i 1'lmn for ("urari enver. A French phsician. Dr. Mare hal advocates the passing of a law making the wearing ol a corset by any worn- ,iu under :iu an offense punishable by three months' Imprisonment If she is f age and a One of M to J;'ou im- : x.sed on hct parents or guardians n he is vkriPP tpa Exceptional Facilities in all Banking Lines. I uteres! Paid On Time Deposits. CAPITAL STOCK 100.000.50 1 A CAIRO ILLINOIS THE DEAD LETTRfi SALE. .Sol a alr of It-Mem Bui of S Vlr. kaadtae The Often aiu An i:iiin.f ion. Referring to thi against the metho department r disp articles of mercha latcd in the dead me tfl say. say: p.i'jt.'S! i n - post C.ltii inredeemed a wrong impression, that put uii for sale, pa! tin they chance to ct ain received at the dead t.'ttei ranted as strictly private, arc. Tluy are at once re he writer or forwarded ti. in rchandi ah letters oltice are which the; turned to the addresses, wheu either can be done. Otherwise Ihey are destroyer; Parcels or articles of merchandise are hi Id some .wars. afK-r a diligent effort naiie to nstore ti. ra to a rightful owu r has failed, after wbtcti Mich merchan- Sfge a- is salable and tit then fur is pv iared tor the ainual sale, the orir nal wrappei and all identity o! tu- form I twuer having been removed, Hence Ii cannot make a particle of dlffi rence to ' he form' r owiu r of Inch parcel wlo t hei it was sold or destroyed, and but Utile ri mains to satisfy the "morfctd cnrloalty" if the buyer, beyond theintttot natur ally felt in a speculative way. Then, if tai eager buye. pi'oSts by the dial, which is the general rule, and $:i.intn or 14,000 go to th" govet bursemeat for t lc? for the pu 'hem who wo i men I as a partial n im- ii expenses of ti.i- lrV4 lie; why rot '.' Wbo Is Id not prefer to bavi ins or Hi t' stray goot.s soli st nf both the attHtic. am to t he inti r the govern- ment to i hi ing bnrnefl. and which at .iru'aU.us?" TEN LAYERS OF HISTORY. On One Sacred Rite ta Ggml Tcssnles Had Bp a Plied on Ratal or Qtliei Teanle, For the first tiate 11P w-hole history ol one of the great national sit. of Kgypi hi-,-; been opened before us: dating from the beginning of the kingdom, and end lag with almost ths last of the Bttlr kings i mm Mena, ebon: 1700 B. 0.. t.. Kekht-horheb, S70 B. 0., aaya Harper'i Magazine. History is hue Laid out foi us in strata, from Which the p:ict c;;n bt read as we lift them away one from an other. In order to read, however, one mttt know the aluiiabet of the subject; and thai has lately been learrfd, from the pottiry, the (lints, the beads, which show, each, t he age lo which t h y belong Excavation on a site with a taog bis tory is mere destruction if each stratum is not n ad and interpreted In telligibly as it ut opened! unfortunately this has never !,pen done before CB an? suili site. On the earl test sacred rite ot Abydoa, the Ural capital rf Bgypt.Um pies had bnen piled one on the rules ol another until ten ages i f bn'.lulnga iteod stacked together la abotri 2 iei depth of llltti, Kach tem Die bad In i nine tart t me: t3E:s"r COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS. Your Business Solicited. SAVINGS DEPARTMEN Nicklcs, Dimes, Quarters, Halves Melp Build A Home. rtr.d . . nnnGENiU5 IN THE BUCKETSHOFj meat I -i nulltd down. leaving s .-tit or l..o i the w.tl! and found! ions: and a Dew tftnpleofa SlfTerei dsn wys thtn erectid on the grouot m?rloa is not old enough for this to 1 ore evrn once, bin London itands On H ! DMXll. Kaita, , It tl H .1 1 U I.e. i , 1 .1. i tit able shat In the fentli ai d la " ff ot au r. r into antunin, a ion doe ndlao summer begin? I - it a genuine alhcrltatlvc Indian summer it cofros as preceded 1:? Or must the wood ight qp fa. ir bangers to ht raid its at f r.t ? An Endtin sttmmer hat i no ':on of a few frosty nights may sud lanly backalidt and become a reversioi 0 sunimrr itself, says the St. Louh l!obeDentocrat. We can reconcile n ciuls of that perfect sta.-in (f th ar with a return to perspiration am he cast iti- off of coats. An Indian turn ner of hot days Is no Indian en mmer, 1 .Mini com" scorch I trg and swelterlni is July, August and Septi tuber, tat 1 lleti in blue mists or gray, everyday b ijeakipg in the ame unvarying tint nd (ones and llkeadsjetemperatttfa.o the one before it.s if nature had savei her beat iu ibe botton of ibe basket ate were banging out an iinauotti d one evi r; morning. Indian summer may contii.u iM::g after the last baf has fallen am brcn cat in red to i:s compgntoci in th Drown wiik rows, ii is tu j di-co( r when "nciftti s" Ii is s,wep; out and w .'shnl : "ild Nnveniler rain, that wcrning s'reriers across perpu aim tehee n sky f( cays before it spreads It's dripping win try pall over the iarth. Hut when doei Indian summer brpln? Railway I 'on I met ion . in is."i7 an American) named Colllm :',rst proposed a railway from the mdi tQ the village of Tchita. Later, severa plans were formulated, but ii was noi until atarth 17, 1891, thai the Trans Sfberian railroad was definitely deter atlned on and projected by an Imperil order On May 19, 1891, the firs! stotii was laid. The line covers 3,503 tulips li Russian territory and I. tint miles ir Chinese territory. In ten and one-ball years S.lW miles of rails were laid Ir he Canadian Pacific, constructed undei similar conditions) it took ten years t lay 2,921 miles of rails. Cruel Pttutabtttent, A man who was OftUghJ in the set o: committing burglary at Raterton, N i was ducked several tunes in clean wtiie' mil then told to have town. It is re orted that the friction he created In t hi ii as h' li i' uleiti. aei lils tlothea ol In Ratrll ll:ia. The i ar test railroads wi re . igr:td t )C tollwaja, mi which any rran cotil in hi own cart ou his own KchcdBle. 804 Commercial Avenue Nt-w York (tperalor (Jot Oaln a Fail Wire anil It Hi-ought lllm a BaWaiati "It takes two wide open eyes to keep the sharps from oatiti); you up in this business nowadays." nid the backet shop man. relates the NeW York Sun.' "Only resterde) I stopped a gaii thai "Vou ste. our Rochester office gets iti quotations hy a direct wire from New York, while our Buffalo office is on a circuit of a Htm York-Chicago wire, and is about two minutes slower. We ha: a direct wire from the Rochester oifi to the Buffalo office, as well as lonc.-i.i-tance 'phone connection. ' The operator In the Rochester oft get wise that his Wire was two minute-1 fast' r than the P.uffsio ticker and got tc j trading with the Buffalo oTice over (hi direct wire whenever atOVemegt of a; stock was enough to glve'hlm a marcir the best of It. This ssastled ua fot a while, for Rochester was taking all thi prolt out of our BuKato afaeeta" "Suppose ou fired the Rochester op I efator?" remarked the listen "Not ai all,'' said the bucket-shop man "I brought him down and installed bin In the office here. Rochester Is too smal a town for the operation of such getttoi ' I ti l e r w or hi r'ill' Mlloll . Prof. W. W. Waits, tiic Kngllsh gcolo ftlst, strongly advocates a new gi ..If.glca I survey of Kngland, which shall t o gl much to make known the 8ubterraMai world there as existing surveys havi done to make known that which li' ICti the near surface. Thll demand growij out of the ever-recurring quest loa rnj the approaching exhaustion of the Brit- ' lsh coal-fields. Prof. Waits says that there Is still an area of coneeafi ii t fields left, possibly at If art as larseanc, productive as those already tvpiorfd' but to develop them work will l ave ti ' be done at a depth of thousands in-uao 1 of hundreds of feet. The Rral step tuns' ; be systematic and detailed expioratloi j I of these invisible tjeb'.s Under the gold j I anee of scientific principles. 'I'lir s.ilu'" 1'ri r iMglSh The "tola" of India Isasmall tree fron to In feet high. w!iu a tapering stem The leaves are consumed aa a vegetable : and the light spongy wood serves tor i , variety of purposes, one of the latest be I Ing sun-proof hats or helmets. Tin i wood is cut into thin bands whtel are stuck together and molded Intt j shape. Another recent use (Of tbl wood Is to make non-conducting CO Vert or vessels for ke drinks cool. Th bomi iti summer 'P 1 1 and othei be useful al Maldaprraal Decora I eil. Sho Masuda. a domestic servunt of Nlwagori, Jajian, has had a grien rile j i boil conferred on her by the Japanese bureau of decorations q icionnilioti of , her remarkable fidelity to the family : who employed tier. This is l ltd to hi the first instance of a domestic servant : beiut: decorated by a government. London Mail. SAFEST Call for One of the Little Banks And Save Your Change. CHAS. R. ? FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE. 5 Want Your Xamc on )nr .trencv Rooks for 1004 jj Byery Company which we represent ti tower - oi rinancial Strength whose Polices are ( lOO ii v Kmc viral The Business Interest of Our City is respectfully called t' the following list of Companies "ia which we have the honor of representing. jm Continental of New York 2g Germania " u New Hampshire American of New York American of Philadelphia Rochester German of Nw York la LOSSES PHOMPTLV SKTTLCO 9 jj 1 desire to thank the Business Interest for their 5 valued patronage of ilk: past year. m " Chas, R . Stu in1.- J; Hotel Illinois 510 512 COMMEh'CI Al. cAVE. CAIkrO, ILL Cattrtlly Located in Business Portion of die- Gtyt Six Doors from Opera House. FA 1 ES $2.00 PER 7M Y. 4 Both Lines of Street Cats Puss the MgAI f.i U tkpots .imi Free Sample Room. EDW. C & It L. ALIEN. Props. "Capital stock $100.000- 1 V . CAIRO ILLINOIS Safety Deposit Boxes $3.00. Don't Wait For Fire or Burglars to get Your Valuables. - ' a i CAPITAL STOCK $IQO.OOO CAtRO ILLINOIS. STUART National Union of Pittsburg Williamsburg City of New York Prussian National of ( rermanv EVERYTHING &CEW KITCHEN TO TAFtlOh' STEAM HEAT. 1118 Entrance Eofy 7 2 MitmUs. Convenient Strimhut LmHMft.