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Aiken Tribune (Newspaper) - March 15, 1873, Aiken, South Carolina THE X TRIBUNE WILL BE Published Weekly at the Following Kates Ono 12 months One 6 months One 3 months 75 Single cnch 6 STRICTLY IN This thing that you have coldly clone Seems buta trifle in your And if you knew my They would groatcn with As one brushing from a rose Some small brown nested To mnfce it fitter for the eyes Of her shall its sweetness Recks little of the sudden pang the poor tenaut Thrust from the pale pink whoro was So you from out my life have One frnil illusion flowersweet If I am poorer for the You shfill not know it when we meet 1 GYMNASTICS IN Professor Donaldsons Startling1 Perfor 3k s January Passing through this famous capitol of Berks county I was persuaded to remain a few hours to in company with a the rooms of the aeronaut who is completing his plans to cross the during the coining summer in an nir bouyed by two mammoth It is his purp5se to leave New York from Union cross arriv ing somewhere on the Continent in two days and a Your sent his curd to the professors was very kindly welcomed by this the most daring and reckless of all aero He remarked as he pointed to a summer I shall have some thing to I shall show the peo ple that the ocean can bo crossed by bal and that I can do Donaldsonis a thickset man about thirtytwo years of dark com dark bbck with a gaudy waxed and twisted in a most NAPOLEONIC Tie wns born in and was originally a A year ago ho conceived the idea of becoming a bal His ascension made in Reading lost That was the first and only time he ever used a He has since twentyeight and time has used noth ing but the gas chamber of the balfonn a simple trapeze His operation have been principally throughout the South and He during the encountered all sorts of and the story of his hairbreadth escapes is thrilling nnd The soronaufc is quite a cheerful and having made his visitors comfortable and he proceeded as follows HAN8TNI1 BY THE TOES IN THE This ballooning is not as dangerous as some By the use of a bas ket people are inclined to look upon anj ascension with tnueh inicrest and aniuse I Ascertained that the time was at hand when some improvement ought to be made in seronauting to attract the peoples attention I ascended first in a and after ascertanig a few points I threw aside that and since then have never used I next ascended dressed as an and used nothing but a trapeze The people became and a new interest was awak ened in At the height of half a mile I always went vari ous such as skinning the whirling hanging by my and other evolutions generally done by circui performers on the At when threequarters of a mile I hung by the back of my head from the People call me reckless but they forget that I value my life ns much as they and that I know exactly what T am I feel just as contented and safe on the bare trapeze suspended from the balloon three miles as I do sitting 1 cce no and therefore there is no danger to I would to make an STANDING ON TOV OF A think I can People demand sensational Their tastes must be nnd to dothie I shall do a few tricks for them early next spring before I cross the occur by I am arranging a trick BOineLhing like Here the Professor picked up an ingeniously contrived bar composed of two which can be separated at pleasure by a spring When I am up in the say a thousand I shall the the bar will suddenly snap in and away T shall fumble heudlorjy tovvMrJo ilJ A rope SOUTH MARflH i Will catch mewhen down some ten feet with can get up to the balloon adjust the and take my place This and many other tricks 1 shall put in practice to THE I feel better when about a mile and have often performed for my own satisfaction when out of sight beyond the I have been given as found landed in the baptized in Lake but am here today with not a bone broken nor mark I have lost two have had one burst for me when two miles and have damaged So much for sensational I like butwould rather make voyages through the air in aid of science and the development of serial People hoot at the idea of flying ma The day is very nigh at hand when this subject will command tho re spect of peopl for such things will as suredly be a To construct A TLYINC4 MACHINE to navigate the air from one point to an it is not necessary to imitate the wings of an Nature has given this as a principle for us to work showing us practically that traveling through the air can be If we consider over the wonderful im provements that have been made in other branches of science it becomes a subject of wonderment why it with all our arts and that we are beaten and outdone by the common When Fulton built his first steamboat to travel the waters he did not imitate the move ments of the fish the locomotive did not move oil nor did Morse go to the heavens for if we desire to navigate the air we must not comply too closely with the move ments of for there is a fair chance for much We see asrial locomotion in its most primitive state when we look at a bird THE man MUST TCE even as the locomotive passes the or electricity the The most difficult part of navigation has been dis and that is to rise in the air and hang suspended between heaven and earth without the direct aid of propell ing is more than the bird enn accomplish without bringing into phi tho movements of its wings to pro pel jt through the The great trou ble cannot persuade scien tific lights to accompany them to tho If this were not the case we should have renal ships navigating the itir before I am across the ocean in I will start In the neigh borhood of Union possibly Mad ison New York I can travel oast at all for at a certain say two and a half there is a constant current of air blowingto the ascend to the required al titude aod undertake the cer tain that I shall SAFELY REACH THE OTHER Deductions from the same law causes the same constant blowing eastward make me think that a returning of air can be If such is the I shall seek tho proper altitude and re turn to by Donaldson is a superb and is finishing sketches nf the three balloons he will use for his ocean A smaller balloon is to be fastened between two larger and with he will undertake the voyage He is about and will certainly undertake the dangerous He has had finished a balloon of thin brown in which he will make uu ascensionas soon as warm weather sets In Donaldson will make v trip from Louis to The fol lowing month he will commence IITS OCEAN VOYAGE in tho wial ship which is to cost five thousand cal culated to travel two thousand six hun dred miles in two days and a I was astonished at his determined and from what he has already undertak en and successfully accomplished in the way of daring feats of jrrial ho people in this city have not the least doubt but that ho do exactly what he proposes to or die in tho He is preparing an illustrated work on which will bo ready for the press as soon as he accomplishes his ocean whenever that will Donaldson never nor does hj use tobaeeo in any He has the reputa tion of the most daring and reek less man in the and ho telta me he would rather stand on his head upon his balloon when three miles fflgh in mid than travel on some of our through lines of railroad by He has done very nearly and may possibly do Suns thanks to the daring roronaut for attentions yuur The Use nnd Abuse of From she Charleston In this utilitarian the problem of the Widows must strike the practical mind as one of Natures unre yet as indisputably existent as the Ozone which was thous ands of yours before it was In a period Whenthe object of from the political economist to the rag is to secure the greatest possible good the least possible when of any common bless ing is not advocated by the when no law exists limiting the capacity of eaeh stream to turning a single mill the very dust is classified and well may the pro found when not absorbed by ques tions of exhausted coal mines and van ishing be appalled by the more perplexing What oan be done with Naturewould intimate that they should be as her forces And what widow would raise a disssenting voice But still the question would pre sent werethey made To assort chat they are providential in stitutions for the encouragement of the manufacture of crape and is a narrow view of their mission to that they were made as a for their isa but perhaps pre judiced What then is their se cret they stand Sphynx likc as The eagle wing for swift ness the lion claw for power inscruta towering over 0 fora chemist to analyze their component that the secret proportions may be revealed to the wondering 0 For some Medea to entice them into a rejuvenating arid there reduce them to a phosphate that shall cause the more ten der flowers to spring into stronger life 0 for a law to abide by the vote of un married women on the question of en forcing the Hindoo among na tions prolific of widows if that be too flaming an of their perils and 0 for a like that of the Modes nnd Persians which1 altereth that no widow shall marry until the last girl has Yet such is the paralysis that results from long neglect of acknowledged that it is safe to predict tljat even this appeal will remain unanswered that even in the will be at unchained and unmuzzled and that winter will not find them placarded dangerous like the leas treacherous Waging war on sinking the most indifferent the crimes of these pirates will still be attended by a great likethat of he widow cf And even the Bible does not encourage thii belief that Kiisha replenished the oil CHU of miy famishing Her had remained while the widows But while whole evil is not to be the oppressed might be relieved by fixing an ago beyond whieh widows shall cease to be The unbiased mind may well ba struck by the epithet old which blasts a hardly matured woman at twenryfivef while the that adder of mctiamong is sur irresistible ut fifty when by a quarter of a cen the ago when the unmarried woman bogius to read neglect and contempt in the manuQrs of those around A Turk meditating in a graveyard probaily on the uncortainityof widows was struck by the manoeuvres of a close ly veiled who was kneelingby her husbands Even a soul that had slipped of the bridge of Al Serat could not Ail to be refreshed by so steady a Venturing to inquire into the reason of unparalleled a he learned from the lady that had made a vow not to mortar had dried on her husbands And Fetroniua tells of marry until tho a distract of the bodies which b she proposed with who entered the cave with her husbands resolved there to A guarding sevenv bodies hung on abandoned his post to console being tojuched by her de lie succeeded so that when tho reviving widow hcirc Us evyof hor ror that he must for one ion his to ftacon that of her husband in its as a widow generally earrios out her she assisted him in the ghastly Since all fables have and if it be nppcatp perfectly desti tuto the most obvious deduction is that widows know that it is not good to live and with a dexterity born of long practice what they Cold impartiality asks why should not girls have an chance in the matrimonial race Let the unmar ried see to and make the Uses and Abuses of Widows tha grand Rights anil Social Equality questions uf the The Secret of How many thousand of hard workingmen bewail their and acci sing fate of ponder how they can grow It requires no Alladdins lamp no magicians art or philosophers jjtoue to discover the Wealth is within the grasp of every man possessed of health and sound if he will but practice three things through viz INDUSTRY FRUGALITY Industry means the sound of the hum mer in the workshop at Fru gality means prudence and forethought in every and Economy means common sense and justice to and to those dependent upon Son of dont blame fate for your Blame yourself tis your fault not fortunes You need not be unless you will it Every man can obtain wealth if ha You money makes I but I have Then go to work and make Earn save it Dont borrow for debt is a Slake it You can if you You would ask tho secret of The is answered in the talis manic word of uuly letters A Thisisthe kiystone to the impregna ble arch of without which the whole structure Begin your saving in small Dont argue that you need you make to undcant Tin for were you under sentence of death you would save onehalf you to save your Do as much to yourself and family from You argue that you are industrious Frugal because you only buy ne cessary econuiiiea1 as you can be without being How many hours do you waste every tiny that would yield money to save T How many expenditures do you make for foolish trifles Is this frugality ILnv much money do waste that might be saved 1 Is this YoUSpeak of being to provide for a rainy day to save up your family to leave behind should you to keep your children from be ing paupers A thousand times Ib is for you to deprive your dependent famjly of a means of support when you are by wasteful indulgence in the favorites of It is not only but it is absolutely You cluiin that your hours of labor are long enoagh and the farmer or sailor rises with the and only closes his labor with the Yet he docs not that you have not one dollar in the and your additional labor will become a labor of Let us calculate suppose u laboring man paid by the Wu will average the pay at per He indulges in at least two days each This in one year would to Suppose he were by ex tra time for one year to wake 24 days This would be equal to per year which in five years would and at 6 pet Is it mean Is it mean Is it mean to or enough to purchase a neat oottago home Hi install Suppose jou lay out a plan to and to insure of never fail ing to keep up your you begin at one dolhirlpcr If you begin at 20 and save until you are you have invested at 7 per would net you per month in your old Should you start at 30 you when reaching GO or tven should you delay until you are 40 years you have at CO These nmoiintfi comprise the savings of only one dollar per wank with interest com pounded at 6 per no man can I cant or I cant grow Only begin and the habit of econo my will grow of Your children will follow your They also will save and the aid of two or three bank books in the no family need be One closing The man out of who ean show his bank book With deposits regularly has a recommen stronger than all other endorse Itproves frugality and and stamps liiui at once1 as an thrifty man and one to be relied Remember that Gcd helps tliuse that help BIysterions One of the Paris journals has just made a curious The Emper or was sixtyfour years of age at the of his He was born in 1808 the coup detat took place in 1851 was proclaimed Emperor in and was dethroned in Cal culated as follows these figures give his exact age 1808 17 1851 15 1870 16 64 Curiously if the figures are ad ded the same result is obtain thus 1808 1851 1852 8 1 0 4 32 17 11 64 If the date of the Empresses be 1 for that of the Em the result is precisely the And if the date of tho Euipcroro be taken with the dates of the at the descent on nnd the de the sixtyfour is still still if the year of the Empresss birth be again substituted for that of the a similarresult is A Gigantic The facts appended appear in the London Medical Record Perhaps we may make no excuse for departing from the custom of noticing exhibitions when we call the attention of our renders to the most remarkable development of adipose tissue which ever been observed in least within one It is as testing the laws of observe the pe culiarities of the ONeal which u careful examination by a writer in the RaniKW leads him to vouch for the accuracy of the extraordi nary measurements we Tiiey are natives of Queens forty seven miles from the city of They are born of respectable hard working The father stood six loot and weighed twenty seven The mother is fortyfive years stands five feet two inches in measures round her arm fcysix across her shoulders three around her waist feet six and weighs the enormous weight of Her eldest son is twentyfive years of stands six feet two weighs eighteen stone five and at the present timn he is a Life All the sons and daughters were of large Miss Ann the eldest is twenty one years of age she stands five feet inches in and measures round the arm twentyseven across the shoulders yard and a round the waist eight and has the enormous weight of thirtynine Her young est sister is eighteen of ugs she s fivo foot two iuuhuH LU round her aria fcwoutyfivo across her shoulders three round her waist six and twentythi en The eldest daughter is may welt be on account of her scarcely able to She sippoara to be uneasy on and is compiled to lean up against the wall for Tho vaeeination marks on her hav ing with and development of are as large as ordina ry As there is no padding or artificial methods enhance the enormous weight of the the which strikes the Q the gigantic bodies and tho relatively though absolutely 1 crania is almost The bands are ami Ann affectionately and absurdly uimed Lily by smaller molar boiios are and the ismufh by tho for projection of the lower Al the mother shows nigns of es efivo alooliolio qonstimption there is no disease noticeable or complained and the subjects do suffer from any nthor affection than the incon enieueo of to sa muth To a ColdFooted sayi Dio allow me t prescribe for I have had a Ions experience in the management of and believe I can give you some important For the present prescribe only for your Procure a quantity of woollen such as you buy at the stores under the name of lambs wool that you can read a newspaper through but the kimi that your Aunt Jerusha in the country knits for thick M that will keep your feet dry warm in spite of wind and If you wunt to bo really thorough change them every hanging the fresh ones by the during the thick calfskin boots double uppers an triple wear them from the first of October till the of Make frequent applications of some good oil Avoid rubbers except a pair of large rubber which may be worn fur a little time through snow drifts or a flood of Hold the bottoms of your feet in cold water half an inch just before going to two or three and then nib them hard with rough toweli and your naked go out freely in al and believe npb only wil your feet enjoy a as a consequence of the good circulation of the lower your head will be relieved of all its fulness and your of its Your completion will be greatly improved and your health made better in every The liquor dealers in Indiana having raised for a legislative bribery a spirited investigation is to ascertain who among tho members of the LegkLt ire pjckoic the big Lueky tfte many curious superstitions which have retained their hold upon the minds of that of the mystical properties of numbers as implicitly credited by some people of the present it was when Chcope was building the great Pyramid more than n thousand years before the Christian era A recent writer in Chambers Journal says Cardplayers have a number of crotchets of this under the bad luck under the nine of diamonds number for the trump One theory says thnt even numbers are each can be divided into thereby denoting death and One nation made the year consist of 359 order that it should not twelve equal Some of the early pronounced for odd because God is 1 and and because He made holy the seventh The number 7 and its multiples were on other grounds made lucky because a human being sheds his teeth at becomes a youth at twice at thrice uiid reaches his grand climacteric nine times In some part of the housewives put their hens on an odd of eggs an even they fear there would be no chicks Tho current yumof our Lord is always a lucky number in the estimation of somo Addisoo in the Speclatvr I have benri told of a certain being u grout cueaiy to and believing that bad men are the most fortunate in tho world will lay two to one on the number GOG any other number sjiys it is the number of the This mys tical number has played a great part in luck Rome Apocalyptic pill have it that HiG is the Pope mimsels on the other Roman Catholic journalisthas recently striven to bbow that if Bismarck were spelled it wouM exactly equivalent to Number is greatly in favor for luck schnolDoya insist that the third time will be or wiii risult in an oM supcrslifcion nr call it vhich we that three handsful of sand on a dead body are u good us a The Romans had notions about thebreadth of a an odd of feet j the ofmarkets intervals of an odd number of lhe taking of the census at intervals of an odd number of years the ilinnei it triclinium or athreesideti table the Graces being the Furies the Muses The French peasantry have knack of making out husky unluckyyears for great personages by adding together the years of our the digits whiah compose that the age of the and the number of years betwoflu or some other event in his elastic sort of which iniiibe to provealmost we Ono Square one cue fligrLiberal tnnde for oon tract Transient mivortisetnenti accompanied by the Advertisers nro requoste1 to hanii In their ttivora before noon fcftdft HHNKY Editor HmJ The press generallj is pricking in ears over of SdntlwtrV State I a place pf four months has ninety bourftopi The Miss Rothschild che other dajhae only The public debt statement for shows the reduction of the debt taring February to be The late exGovernor Geary WM pioneer of Masonry in lii having organized the first Lodge t The appeal of the Georgia publishers to the Legislature to the presa tax availed T The Japanese are about to patent scaffold for the executiou of as is well liquor is 000 habitual fiard and 000 young men jnstbeginningld de i n T i played twentyeight chess simultaneously With as manj the best players in arid but The aggregate product of In the three Alabama awl it is from tons last year to 70iOOO tons in Steps have beeir taken twelve iron furnaces an or as many miles around the city of The example of France apd Sprite becoming The question federative republic is the and we inajsoonluiTi to record of mark that they are united under least expensive and blc form of Womens ritrhts have at length in high quartersi in A department of the mil kafiDNr as the local j appointed a lady poorlaw inspector very handsome salary of to veportupon the domiciles anitho merit of chiUren who nrei Boarded after the system which is genera ted in general foimeriy of federate army and at present in chargl of a military school ia Kir fVo been7 offered by the Khedive ot the Military afcGii a place on the staff eneral an old Federal Ivho fa that the Witioos being worth about and dollars in of the age of 21 upwards shall be eligible to any offioaof control or management umjer ihfi school aws of this word wew idopted in couumittee of the on new section for the organic of Women are now eligible ta the boards of school direction in and the system has worked very we V Twelve iroujanterprises are or projected in Five of nrc in yielding forty nia is a jcr itti All of them will be in within sis uud the proiabi yield will be hundred nud twenty over two milHoim of dollars per value of their id giving employment to over one At t he present profits from these twelve furnaces wihnot less than ope million per The fisrt choral wedding ever elebraMd in place ai Pauls iu that The bridal preceded by a proccs ional cross and twentyfour robed CJKH and the officiating hrongli the main aisle singing a wedding On arriving at the whicli with numerous lighted the bride and groom elect knelV ii prayer after which the ofthe Episcopal Church was
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