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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - July 22, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas flUTCJHINSON DAILY NEWS: TUESDAY MOBNING. JULY 122,1890. MOTOE VERSUS STEAM. El-ECTRlClTY IS RAPIDLY , THE PLACE OF HOT WATER. The XI *� trie MoUr Hat El perleneed , WMB^vrfnl I>�T�loptttent miring the t Put Few Years-Soma of the Many ( PnrpoMt for Which It VtimUhrt Toner. The advance made by electrical science and application during the last few ycnni has been �o phenomenal that U U hard to define it-a extent, and it Is only when an attempt la made to follow the development) In any particular branch that nn approximate idea of lt� mighty progress as a whole and 1U far reaching and ever widening Influence In the industrial world can be arrived at. Prom an investigation of one field alone, that of the electric motor, it at onco becomes Apparent that a revolution of limitless extent is being effected In industry and manufacture. There can be no doubt that the electric motor lit the most simple and effective piece of mechanism yet devised for the transmission and transformation of energy in ft trustworthy and economical manner for useful work. It Is quite possible that Reveral of those who read these lines may never have Been an electric motor, yet it is nonetheless true that there are today already lu operation in tlii* vountry over 30,000 electric motors of various sixes engaged in an endless variety of occupations. One company building motors report* that Its machines are now employed In nearly 200 distinct industries and that new uses are found daily. This development has been seen nl-most entirely within the last three years, GtiOWTU OP XLXCTBIO LIGHTING. From 1880 up to UB7 electrical eugfueers and contractors hud given their attention mainly to the installation of electric light lng plants Id American towns and cities with the result that there were some 1,1200 central stations In operation supplying the arc light or the Incandescent light, and sometimes both. A great many of these statidds paid well from the start, but it was soon found that the lighting business was after all a limited one-that is, It could only be carried on during the hours of darkucas, so that a valuable plant often lay idle sixteen or eighteen hours ont of the twenty-four. Yet the current which such a plant could generate would lend itself as readily to driving an electric motor as to furnishing light In a lamp, and the same circuit tliatconvcyed it to the lamps would qIko convoy it to the motors. It was this fact that gave a great stimulus to the electric motor industry about three years ago, and led to the perfecting of what had theretofore been a very crude uiul cuiiilM'.rBorne piece of mechanism. As is now very generally known, the electric motor has but one moving part, the revolving armature, and by means of a pulley plnced nt. the end of the armature Bhaft lis jinwer can lie applied to any piece of apparatus or machinery known to the arts, lint up to nearly all thoclectric motors h'ul been Iwdly designed and poorly built, ami the current that should have been converted into power was simply wasted in developing heat, so that tiie machines rapidly burnt out and otherwise became useless, and were altogether too expensive to run. 8AVIV0 IN MOTOIti). At the present time, however, there are fteverul electric motors In the market of excellent design and workmanship for which as high au efficiency as ov^r 90 per cent, is claimed, and there can be no doubt that tho rate of efficiency in the smaller si7.es as well an in the larger Is the highest that has yet been attained by anypioce of jmwer transmission machinery. Thus an electric motor of one-half or one-quarter horse power will easily show as high an efficiency as that of another sort of motor of ten or fifteen horse power, yet nobody dreams of expecting a gas engine or a Steam engine of one-quarter or one-half horse power to give anything but a small return upon the fuel applied to it. Moreover, with the electric motor an ' pormous advantage bos been the fact that Allien it has been installed and connections f.Ttt- e ijet-H nmde with the circuit* counect-t with the central station, it is practl-eady that minute for work. AU that sary is the turning of a switch and nt Is Instantaneously there. With 3li engine, even when the steam is I �i the steam mains in the street, _]u attendance Is necessary, and ~~rnajorlty of instances the steam 'mfactured on the spot, so that "avssaryt involving the attend-up its" igineer, the supply of it, notw'raoVftl of a*1?**-,mpy conslder- PnttVkiall amount B, nn&ectric mo- caalonaJly even builds ita nest in that region. It loves the woods, and la oftener met !a the shade of the dense pine and TAKING ! spruce woods than any other hawk. For strength and bravery this hawk is not surpassed by any bird of prey. It feeds upon ducks, pigeon*, hares, grouse and poultry. It 1* the type of a true hunting falcon, flying rapidly a few feet above the ground, and descending with a swift rush on the luckless prey detected by its sharp eyes. It is daring to rashness, and unlucky is the farmer whose poultry yard becomes familiar ground to one of these hawks. Almost before th� frightened fowls have had time to sound the alarm It has selected and seised its victim and is away. Audubon once saw one of these falcons rush upon a flock of the birds called grnckles as they were crosBing the Ohio river. The birds in their fright collected into a compact mass, the hawk dashed among them and, seizing first one and then another, killed five before the flock could eM-ivpe to tho woods on the further bank.-II. W. Uonshaw in St. Nicholas, Working Together. fV visitor to tho convention of working-women in New York Haya that a large proportion of the audience wens young girls whose wealth and social position rendered any work unnecessary to their support. Yet they did work actively and effectively for the help of their less fortunate sisters in organizing and sustaining ihe guilds, reading rooms, gymnasiums, etc., which give tho frleudless working girl in our great cities the comfort and protection of homes. The relation between the two classes of girls was most cordial and hearty. Tho shabbily dressed shop woman and seam stress served on the same committees with the daughters of wealthy men from Murray Hill with the hope of helping their slaters who are still poorer and more needy than any of themselves. For tho time all of the committee forgot that there was any difference of fortnno or education between them. They were only women working shoulder to shoulder In a noblo cause. This little incident Is noteworthy and important. There ia no town or village in which such hearty Christian feeling, such rational womanly action would not do much toward bridging the widening gulf between the poor and the rich. Combinations of capitalists and combinations of workingmen cannot bring utter ruin upon each other if workingwomen and the daughters and wives of wealthy men join to show how easy and effective is a union of the two classes in good, wholesome work.-Youth's Companion. Money Bent in Letters. The carelessness of people who inclose money in letters Is most surprising. Probably the most flagrant case of it was that of a Chicago man who mailed an envelope with $4,000 In it, and forgot to put any writing on the inside or any address on the outside. He got the sum back by npplica-toti to headquarters at Washington, after having much trouble in proving his claim. Money is sent by post In all sorts of queer ways, the notion being to disguise it as much as possible. At Christmas time particularly such tricks are practiced as poking bllht In the fingers of gloves or mittens knitted by affectionate old tabby cat relatives for little ones far away. Small sums of cash are concealed forslmilarpurposesln candy boxes and secreted with merchandise in every conceivable fashion. Coin is very apt to bo dispatched between two pieces of pasteboard, perhaps glued on. It ia always mailed in that manner abroad, for the reason that it is against the law in Europe to send anything made of gold or silver by post.-Chicago Times. eat .1 station with the 'f.smlt the if that all he supply j in turu-ir ate r. 'Uner, fur-Icics o( tho rrauve been nt rover the pr power t station, or light-lay time he city a These ton ports'-run-A red pointed doors which might have Reen looted from a north New England barn. Inside the paling in convenient proximity to these doors wero grouped some forty of la jeunc**sc de Nlmes, of age varying from 10 to 60. There were soldiers and policemen off duty, clerks from town shops and hands" from the neighboring farms, boys with dogs and boys without, all swayed by the same passion for the classlo diversions of the arena. A cry is raised of "Kile vlentl" and a tumultuous movement arises among the youth, followed by a series of loud thuds, as eighty heels smite the wooden paling and eighty legs are adroitly swung over to the side of safety. The alarm proving false, they cautiously return to the post of danger, and not until this escapade has been several times repeated do the barn doors actually turn upon their creaking hinges and admit to the arena a lean and wistful looking heifer. She let her eve drop languidly, first on the jeunesse astride the fence, and then with a shade more of Interest upon ourselves. Even, thus, beholding her full face, we could but' own that she was a small creature. A little triangular black head, with moody mouth, sleepy eyes and widely branching horns, two short, thin legs and a waving tail were all that we could discern. After fow moments of suspense one of the more adventurous youths stole forward on tip toe, whooped in the annual's ear and then dashed back to the fence amid lond applause. Moolly turned her head half around and contemptuously switched her tail. The experiment was repeated from the other side of the oval space, and she started on a calm trot for the red doors, only to find them closed. Her movement had quite sufficed, however, to clear the arena of human combatants, with the exception of ono plump sergeant, who missed his leap over the paling and lay biting the dust. Wo waited impatiently for the next act of the drama, but nothing ensued, and the conviction slowly forced itself upon us that the fun was all over. "It was very interesting, wasn't it, ladies?" said the guardian's wife, as she accepted her fee and ceremoniously bowed us out.-Harriet W. Preston in Century. Au Kqulno Marrel. Now Yorkers are not easily taken aback, but a large number of those who happened to bo In the neighborhood of the Tribune building tho other day were considerably surprised, to say tho least. A man seated in a buggy, and driving what at first sight appeared to Lo.M), drew up at the euro. Ihe man's name is Prank Frauudfelter, of Easton, Pa., and he said the animal was a "buffalo horse." He had Just bought it from Oscar Stemplcr, in Monroe county, Pa., who had bought the animal's mother (a mare) out of a drove of Texas horses about twelve years ago. Tho "buffalo horse" is a gelding, 15 1-3 hands in height and weighs 1,160 pounds. It Is completely covered with a coat resembling coarse buffalo fur, in close curls eight inches long, growing equally thick and long on all portions of the body and legs. In the winter, Mr. Fraundfelter said, the hair grows much longer. This long, curly buffalo hair gives the horse a remarkablo appearance, the more so as the hair on the legs is as dense as any other part, making them look like four thick fur covered posts. In its gait it resembles a cow more than a horse. Nevertheless it is said to be good roadster and has tho pulling power of a mule. The shape of the animal's head distinctly that of a buffalo, and in lion of a mane there is an extra growth of brown hair. In Its hindquarters, also, the horse closely resembles tho bnffalo. The owner said that neither he nor Mr. Stemplcr ever heard of a similar animal.-New York Tribune. A NIGHT W1TB. A CORPSE AN EXPRESS MESSENGER'S ADVENTURE IN THE WILD WEST. H.lf Crazed by th* Sight of R IIig Pint Box-M*d� Narvona fcy ll�vlnv 100,-OOO Jntruatcd to HI. C�t�-The Bodj in the Coffin Oome. to Life. IK* �thai Fun for the Hoy�, but Mot for Women. A nervouB lady says: I should like to call attention to a very disagreeable occurrence which is becoming more and more frequent. I refer to the fusilado of torpedoes which now and then salutes the ears of passengers In the cable cars. Little boys place rows of them along the rails, and when the car passes over them they go off with a report loud enough to give a very unpleasant shock to people whose nerves arc at all sensitive. I suppose the conductors think that as there are no horses to be frightened by the noise, it makes no difference, but I think they should have some consideration for the feelings of their passengers. For my port I shall hereafter patronize some line which runs horse cars, as they will probably be more particular.-St. Louis Globe-Democrat. _ M'hat One Man Ha* Done. The oldest merchant in Waterville iaMr. Jacob Peavy, who was horn in German Prussia in 1810. His career Is an interesting instance of how poverty may overcome the most formidable obstacles aud get into the garb of affluence. Mr. Peavy came to Waterville in lt&4. On hib passage America he was shipwrecked off tho New Jersey coast, and barely escaped with his life, losiug all his personal effects and having on his body only a part of a suit of clothes. Uut ho was not discouraged, and as a result uf industry and shrewd bind ness habit* in today a rich man.- Lmriston J ournal-__ The Sweet Girl Graduate to the Fore. Graduate of Yale-This encyclopedia is very imperfect. I have looked all through the letter "P," and I don't find a single word about "Possum." Graduate of Harvard-It Is not worth a continental! I've carefully examined the letter "C," and not the slightest allusion Is there made to "Coon." Vsasar Graduate-Suppose, Uncle George, 70a look under "O" and "R." Graduates-Oh I Ah!-Harper's Bazar. Destroy the Sparrow*. The American Ornithologists' union of eeshritdly recommends that all public foster- ____of the English sparrow be stopped d atf Its introduction into new localities be urtbibitcd by Law, and that all existing for its protection be repealed antf he\ea offered for ita destruction.-Chris-Work. 0 legendary lore is connected witli e. The small round hole at the said to have been made by Moliaiu , teeth, when one day he foolishly 'o bite one, aud in borne places the sion "at the same time a date and n is explained by the fact thut in ii the day's fa t is usually broken eating a date. Ofc THE ARENA AT NIMES. k,M PlM*et Vxm Fopul*co Xeftrljr lit Much � Bull B.I tint. \A out UuU Bandar morning witli ?ig through Interminable corridors iberiutf over the broken ranges at is desponded and asksd to be let -iu .ir^- ot tiie guardian wu for the charge. Waving hor fat I Julyl^*"1 dignity toward T,h�hrough which l00u-ieoua mankind BflnetUdies," said I fee- This at , > there will '.with trt t present . \d amuse fv> �T it and Hav n Two Shell Boilers, An English engineer proposes to make boilers capable of withstanding greatly in-ruased pressures by construct in g them of two shells and maintaining a pressure in tha Bpace between tbem. A boiler to work safely under a pressure of 250 pounds would consist of an inner shell capable of withstanding a pressure of 150 surrounded by a shell whose safe working pressure was 100, Reducing valves allow sufficient steam to pass from the inner boiler to the space between the shells to maintain the required pressure, and the inner shell is thus subjected to an unbalanced pressure of only 150 pounds, although containing steam at 250. Each compartment is, of course, provided with safety valves.-New York Commercial Advertiser. Men Don't Smoke lu the. Rata. There is no person in New York upon whom a continued wet spell has a more depressing influence than the retail cigar dealer. One of them said to me that a succession of rainy days made hiin blue, because his sales fell off so. "You don't care to go along the street smoking," said he, when one bund Is holding your umbrella and when every wind makes your cigar sputter." And I remembered that I did not fancy smoking iu the rain, especially when the wind was blowing the drops in my face, despite the umbrella.--Kpoch. Where lgiiorancu Ik JUlian. Little Sam Washington (spelling out the words in an advertisement) - Mammy, don't s-tr*-m spell steam t Mrs. Washington-Co'bo it do, honey. Little Sam-Den dey's got steam windin' watches. Mrs. Washington-Fo' de Lawd, honey! I 'spects de ge'mans carries inglnes 'stead watch keys.-Jewelers' Weekly. Preparation for Opportunity. Sir Henry Havelock Joined the army of India iu his twenty-eighth year and waited till ho was (S3 for the opportunity to show himself fitted to command and skillful to plan. During those four and thirty years uf waiting he was busy preparing himself for that march to Lucknow which was to make him famous as a soldier.-Youth's Companion. The official report in the German relolis-tag by Commissioner Major Caede showed that the Russian army, according to the plan of mobilization for 1880, on a war footing was 2,579,000. That of Germany was only 2.�00,000 or 2,000,000, including 177,680 drilled reserve men. That of Franoe was 3,220,000 and 174,000 drilled reserve men. Germany had two or three hundred thousand men fewer than Franco, The army of Austria, with JIungary, had war footing of 1,150,000, and that of Italy 1,090,000, so that tho triple alliance powers have 5,140,000 In all, against 5,805,000 of Russia and France-that is, about 600,000 men fewer.__ There is said to be a growing demand among the working classes of Liverpool for books of technology. The report of the Lyceum library shows tbat fiction iB still for in the lead in popular favor. The nutn ber of works of this class circulated last year was 40,500, while the classics found only 2*1 readers, and books relating to languages 230. Works on the drama fouud no more than 808 readers. Poetry is nearly three times as popular, for there wero 854 readers in this section. The larger figures after fiction are magazines 10,088, history 4,201, travels 8,786, antiquities 1,002, and theology 1,038. In an alley -which by an easy descent loads from lowsr Broadway to the inferno of drays, ferries and gamins on North river a chop house burrows beneath the confusion of that quarter. In the little basement room are cobwebs, tallow candles, pewter tobies, 'alf-and-'alf and steaks of "hung" and "high" meat in the approved English fashion. Thero, late one night, sat a half dozen workmen from a big express building near by andi the interloper who sets down this record. Tho talk had sunk to the matter of corpses, which often travel by express, though never by invitation of the express messenger. During the winter of 1886," said a burly man with a shook of black hair, "X was in the Wells-Fergo service between Kansas City and San Francisco. The run was made upon the Atchison, Topeka and Santo Fo and Southern Pacific railways, that join at Deming, On Christmas eve, bearing eastward, with the journey so far done from 'Frisco, tho train drew out of Yuma, facing the Arisona desert to the midst of an astonishing storm of sleet and rain. Yuma marks the California line, and there, as we took on the stage com pany's strong box, I counted upon the last disturbance of the night. Until daybreak the journey lay through alkali stretches, where at every 100 miles the train rushes shrieking through a poor, uncommercial cluster of huts and halts long enough for the locomotive to take on water. "Unscheduled stopB, however, wero not infrequent at that time, and there hung within the car a rack of repeating carbines, charged and primed. TRAVELING WITH $100,000. "In taking account of the Yum* strong box, weighing nearly two hundred pounds and 'vouchered' to contain 100,000 in gold, I glanced at the carbines. I looked again when I remembered that the safe contained as much more. "Joachim Murilla burned me out of the cur for loss than half that, and gave me tho bullet that lames my back," said the burly man with a smile. "I had hardly a dollar in tho car the night 1 stood off the rustlers at Dodge City. I reflected, what will tho company expect now with $100,000 on my shoulders? "I assorted expressage, linted bills anil overhauled the carbines as the train flew and the storm beat. 1 knew the route so well that I could call the towns and tank: m the engine whistled or stopped. '* 'Toltec,' I thought, as at midnight the hoarse whistle began to sound. 'We pass her with a "howdy." No, by George! we're gdtlig to stop.' "I opened the door enough to see n lantern swaying at a small station and a little group on the platform surrounding a box and evidently preparing to put it on board. " 'Tumble it in quick,' I said. "*A little slow, partner,'replied a man on the platform. 'It's a coffin.' "A moment later I was alone with the corpse in a prison as secure as a tomb, while the wheels roared beneath and the storm raved outside. "Somehow I was nervous and couldn't keep my eyes off that coffin. I fancied that it moved and was slowly rising up on end, or that it was, preparing an onslaught; then that it was "about to disclose the dead. "The last of these notions-that the occupant of the coffin might liberate herbelf -got hold of me and I couldn't shake it off. The box was of unusual size and exceptionally ill made. The wood waarough, warped and filled with knots ami knot holes. All this might easily have been due to the limited facilities of a desert town. I dou't know why, but I couldn't resist turning it over, face down. It seemed to me to roll horribly. "Then I imagined I heard a noise at the car door and ut the same moment a move ment in the coffin. I knew it was foolibh, but I rolled the stage company's strong box, with its 200 pounds of gold, to th coffin and set it upon the lid toward th� larger end. SHOOTING AT A BOX. "Then X lighted my pipe. I noticed after ward, though I didn't think of it at the time, that most of the knotholes toward the head of the coffin were covered and sealed by the flat iron bottom of the strongbox. "Several minutes passed, and the engine had blown ita 'view halloa!' at a wayside cattlu town, when suddenly souuds began to issue from the box. There was no doubt about it this time. There was a scuffling, a groaning, a kicking against the aides. "To say that I was horrified doesn't ex ?reaa it. The struggle in the box continued, staggered to the gun rack, tore down a carbine, cocked, abiicil and fired It through the box ten feet away. "Muffled shrieks now mingled with the thumping and threshing in the box. I fired again. The shrieks were redoubled. 1 bo-came frantic and shrieked liku u lunatic myself, while I fired again and again at the box until the magazine was exhausted, and then I rushed to get another. But the pine box was split and torn; the iron box was slowly crushing it down: through gaps in the wood blood was streaming and no sounds whatever issued from the coffin. "Finally a long, deep groan eacaped from the box. Plainly it was a man's voice. I managed to tear away the shattered lid. There was no coffin inside, but only the body of a man torn with a dozen terribl wounds. He wore the garb of the frontier, with knife and pistol at his belt, and a loaded Winchester lay at his side. He was conscious and gasped, 'Raise me up!' Don't water ut tank 22,' said the man with difficulty, and Ids jaw fell. "The engine stopped at water tank No, 21, a half hour behind schedule time. Shots were fired through the cab of the locomotive and the express car as the train dashed by tank 23. The dead bandit was burled without identification at Derning, and some am scrawled upon the head board; 'Quien Saber'" A long breath followed the Btory, and then a small man over in the corner rose to go. The movement stirred the others, and they, too, got upon their feet and went out. "Did you know that stout man with the bushy black hair?" I asked the waiter who brought me a check. "Yes, sir." "Who Is he?" "Leastways, sir, 1 don't know his name, but everybody calls him 'Truthful Jim, sir. Ho do yam it, ttlr, most powerful."- New York World. ttuv ui issue "-urgociaoie c*auia^"\�r ooiiuo hjascd upon a mortgage given fay the borrower to tho bank. These cedulas are then delivered to "the borrower, who may dispose uf them in the loan market as best he can. The government guarantees the interest, I believe, and provides for a sinking fund gradually to retire the debt. The face of the cedulas is from |2c to $1,000. They are payabl* to bearer and all the property of the mortgagcor U Ha- ] ble. The property mortgaged must be con- 1 sidered worth fnlly twice as much as the loan, and Upon default the bask advertises the property (or sale without right of re- i demptton. The state votes a credit to the bank to manage this business, the object being to mobilise the land, iMlch is one of tha chief forms of wealth inlhat country. This plan does not necessarily supersede the old method of individual borrowings on mortgage, but since it has the countenance of tne state and is a uniform system it has been a success so far. Very likely the cedula idea has suggested to the American farmers their proposition to have the f;overnmeiit itself loan them money at a ow rate of Interest."-New York Tribune. Tale of a Haunted Wrap. A lady Rpenfe the night at a friend's house as a guest. The evening was a chilly one, and upon going to bed the hostess gave her visitor a volundnous wrap with which to keep herself warm. The lady wore the wrap all night and found tt very comfortable, but. nevertho-leas, she did not rest very well on account of mysterious noises that she heard. Sometimes she even imagined that she heard groans, so that she was more than once on the point of getting up to see what the matter was. In tht morning at breakfast she was asked by her hoetess how ehe had slept, and replied that she had been considerably disturbed by unaccountable Bounds. 'Oh, how awfully interesting!" exclaimed the hostess. "And what were they like>" The guest described them as best she could, while the hostess listened with rapt attention. "How interested my husband will be. was so anxlouB to know If you would have any such experiences, because my first husband died In the wrap X lent you, and it has been our belief that It is haunted. But we have never had an ppportu-nity to try it on a stranger before and your evidence Is, of course, conclusive." The good lady had beon so carried away by the enthusiasm of the scientific Investigator that she forgot for the time being to regard the comfort of her guest.-Wash ington Star. 19 and 21 East Sherman Street, DOES A GENERAL^ !T0B PRINTING Book Making A Taste of KeDtuoUy lUuegraM. In the course of the ten days that followed the last ten days of May I had an opportunity to taste it pretty well, and my mind has had n grassy flavor ever since. I had an opportunity to see this restless and fitful American nature of ours in a more equable and beneficent mood than I had er before seen it; all its savageness and acridness gone, no thought now but submission to the hand and want* of man. 1 afterward saw the prairies of Illinois, and the vast level stretches of farming country of northern Ohio and Indiana, but these landB were nowhere quite so human, quite so beautiful, or quite so productive as the biuegroKs region. One likes to see the earth's surface lifted up and undulating a little, as if it heaved and swelled with emotion. It suggests more life, and at the same time the sense of repose Is greater. There is no repose in n prairie; it is stagnation, it is dead level. Those immense stretches of fiat land pain the eye, as if all life and ex- _. _ pressiou had gone from the face of the JOUTlialS* JjCUgCTS, earth. There is just unevenness enough in the biuegrass region to give mobility Balance Books, Minor Abstract'Books, and variety to the landscape. From al most any given point one commands broad and extensive views-immense fields of wheat or barley, or corn or hemp, or gross i - , - � � , or clover, or of woodland pastures.-John JjOaDlKeglSterS, L/OUBty KcC0rCl8, Burroughs in Century. ' - A writer upon queeriy directed letters received at the poetoffloes of the country says that some amusing results arise from Italians here learning a few words ot English and placing them at the end of a letter. The uns as pasting friend copies them, with results Like the following "Good Ity. Farewell Verget mu not Nord Ajnerlko." What a Cedula Ileally Is. The cable and the telegraph frequentl bring from abroad terms of finance the. are uninteUigibJe to all bat the most ex peH in Wall aU�ei. The financial crude i ihe Argentine republic carried into tt press the word "oedula," and some curia ity as to It* meaning has been excite among the uninitiated. George Xtutledfc Gibson, the broker, the other day gave tbi explanation of the termi "In 1886 the Ar gentine congress passed � law creating National Hypothecation bonk, whoao func fanspjf gptto.lflflp mo�sy op mortgage. Book Binding Business SPECIALTIES III THE BOOK DEPaBTMERT. Blank Books of all kinks, Land Examiner's Book& His Safeguard. A passenger on the Sixth avenue elevated train furnished an incident one night recently that the witnesses are not yet tired of telling. He bought hie ticket about 2 o'clock in the morning, aud learning that his train would not arrive for thirteen minute* he seated himself in the waiting room, and pulling u roll of bills from his pocket coolly counted out over 981,000 in Uncle Sam's promises to pay. The gateman watched him with admiring eyes, and at the close remarked; You must have an awful nerve to carry such a sum as that about you. Aren't you afraid of getting robbed*" "Well, scarcely," replied the passenger, who despite his ready wealth was very plainly dressed. "H wouldn't be a healthy experiment,'1 and he showed from his side coat pocket a self acting revolver.-New York Sun. _ An Vnpoetlcal Nag:. 'I don't wonder at girls loving flowers as they do, when even horBea ore affected by^ their beauty," said u man to porter. "What horsef Where?" "I saw | a young lady while wailing for a car yesterday hold her bouquet to the nose of poor laborer's horse. The heat worried Lrute actually for a moment seemed to inhale its fragrance with as much pleasure as ite pretty owner. It was a bit of poetic sentiment that only a maiden's heart could conceive, and while she was looking around , to see if anybody was noticing her artless | innocence the noble steed ate the bouquet.' -Philadelphia Times. Manilla Copy Books, Ward Registration Books, White Paper Copy Books, Scale Books a specialty Keal Estate Contract Books J Attorney's Collection Registers. The above is only a partial list of the goods we carry and the work we are prepared to execute promptly. We are making a specialty of Magazine Book Binding! and we bind Magazines and Law) Books in all styles and at lowestCprices. "We wish the public to understand that we are ready and prepared to execute any kind of Printing or Book Workl We guarantee all work and solicit patronage. Mail Orders Beceive Prompt Attention. Address* [NEWS PRINTING AND PAPER GO. Hutchinson, Kas. Keep Your Flat Irons Polished. Polish your flat irons on the knife board with powdered bath brick, and have a flaunel duster to polish them again after _ � i _ a. _J this rubbing, iu making up the Are while Have stock forms, mix can make special forms to oraer.: the irouiug is going on rake the red hot coals from the back to the front of: the runge y,rutc and add the fresh coal at j the back, so that the Irons will not become smoky from the new coal.-Philadelphia Led ge r. Atlvice to Young Men. 1 advite all young men in all professions aud occupations to take rough misrepresentation as a Turkish, towel to start up your languid circulation, or u system of muasage or Swedish movement, whose pokes and pulls and twists and thrust* are salutary treatment. Thero ia only one pcrcou you need to manage, and that is yourself.-T. Do Witt Tulmage. Bop* und Beef In England* It now transpires that the best English beef comes from Normandy, that the best English hops come from Germany, that the nest English mutton cornea from New Zealand and Buenos Ayres. The German hops are preferable to the English, for the reason that they are of a better quality. The English grower has made the mistake of seeking to secure a large yield, while the German has devoted time and care toward securing a large and perfect fruit. The consequence is that two pounds of German bops are for practical purposes equal to three pound* of English hops; so the German offers In an English market at a cheaper price a product in the provision of which England has heretofore boasted that none could compete with her. -London Cor. Chicago News. Mr. C. A. Eastman, the yoaug Sionx chief, who was graduated at the Boston University College of Medicine recently, was a very valuable man In tho football and cane rushes of his college, into which he entered with oil the fire and courage of h!dLX&Qa.
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