Woodland Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - November 6, 1890, Woodland, California VOL. XXVI YOLO VY N NO. 134. A BAGGAGE MAN'S HE WORRIED OVER A COFFIN WAS CARRYING IN HIS Thought Box Contained th. Bad It The Caused Hli kml Wan Hli not a superstitious set remarked a grizzled baggage ter of the Fort Wayne and cago the other day as ha lighted a cigar ID the Grand Pacific und sat down for a are not but become uncustomed more or less to the presence of death in the corpses that are transported In the baggage for a day scarcely goes by but ire have from one to three as the boys cull on Yet there IB always a check held on one's impulses A fellow don't feel like letting himself out naturally when he knows that A corpse la in the game room with or at least I and I'm nearly as tough as they for I've been OD this road for fifteen I wanted to tell you about several ago At OK we were corning there stood a fin box on the trucks ready to be loaded into the cur It marked for and we were to carry it aa far as By the side of the with one baud upon the stood a young and well dressed with a band of crape tightly pinned around his silk and known at a glance to be iu charge of the remains Whenever any one accompanies the corpse we always handle it silently and gently out of respect for their for there's few of us but buried our and know how to feel for a fellow who sorrows fora loved cm a THE BAD FACED tickets the young man asked permission to ride in the baggage car and wits of course He went Kway hurriedly and disappeared in the We saw ao more of him until the train was ready to poll when he at the door with a permit to ride In the car signed by the superintendent That settled it with us Hii box was ly covered with aa the car was crowded and the run unusually remove those was the first thing the complied with the and the passenger sat down beside the box on a resting his elbow upon the cover toward the bead He never from that It to tay his cheek the rough pine and 1 saw tears trickle down his handsome Who It Covered Tom ray mate on the bat fellow's either mighty soft on tha or else he's KOI a live pal in there what he's away was n stunner The papers were full of just and possibly thin fellow had cooped up there and wax spiriting him out to the 1 didn't propose to allow anything like that to get by and so 1 laid a plan to trap the fellow and turn him and his charge to tlie The more 1 thought over the matter the stronger I WM convinced that the attention paid to the was unnatural and put THE BOX you wish a lunch at 1 inquired of the stranger when we reached Plymouth they briny It to the carf said the young man t if you want to order dinner we will tend one for three in of two everything lie in asked the we'll lock I wish you would make an order for without another word he turned to his and I don't believe he stirred in that forty mile of sending an order for dinner I telephoned the sheriff of Porter county to be at the depot with tools to open a coffin box and for I thought I had a I then instructed the young man was helping me to jump out of the car as soon ns we had loaded the and to go into the eating house with the stranger and keep an eye on ue reached Valparaiso there were twenty minutes for and it took us but a few minutes to load up the The sheriff stepped up and me if I was the baggage man I gave him the wink and said will find the baggage man here after and swung out on the followed tiy my assistant and the westerner The who caught the was and calling to the others that I would be m in a went into the room and around the other mile of the gaining en trance to the cnr through the op- door from which we had and J hud purposely All was clear sailing and it took but ond to run the up and liftoff the lid DISCOVERED HIS rested neb and we drew back aa our eyes fell upon the plate which bore the inscription In Help e rate left Guatemala with in F. W. to a Chicago Times re- 1 would not venture the ex- periment to bung little with me again foi anything under the Mr is a. merchant m the little Central American republic who came to the United States to attend to some vate matters his immediate was us near the verge of ation anil utter bankruptcy three weeks ago as any state Wuen 1 reached San Jose and was about to embark I heard that the on hoard the a that sailed searched for and that all sold and ver found on them had been confiscated by order of President I secretly made up my mind that the Guatemalan government should not scoop in my riches The financial condition of the country was such that illas had to issue such an The paper money was and the credit of the country of little I resource to keep up credit had 1 and it was only through peration that the president made such an I had my coins sewed np right ou the soles of my shoes There were eight or ten gold and several dollar When the search was made upon me I only had a few copper coins But the officers suspected I had hidden my and with that suspicion they subjected me to a rigid examination had to pull off my shoes Fortunately they did not touch else the weight of them would have given me For about ten minutes the cold perspiration just trickled my What would they have done had they discovered the I think of it. Certain it is I should not haie been here today to tell A DANDY ALL ITS TIME SPENT IN ING ITS OLD looks like said tho beginning to unscrew that part of the casket which covers the It was a most generous countenance I The hair was sprinkled with the fore- vt hich high and of marble waa partly covered with the stray carls that had the About the otherwise waa strand of clasped with a diamond brooch of a The dress was But the It seemed a part of my life Where hail those features bent over mef Where had those lips whispered to Where had I seen that The emotions of the old baggage master overcame and for a moment his bead down into his and framo trembled with the intensity of the ha could He finally raised nil eyes and continued in a sheriff quietly tho our hands bad so eagerly the two came back I felt weak trembly did look either of them in the said to tho yow ever have n have been told but he left before I waa born They say he ran or kidnaped when 0 of t never SAW Itii name your brother A firmer near not needing coffin he bought for hia thi tattar netting mounted It on maA twist it M watering trough for hi The Use of and Salt iss ail absolute essential to the diet of man It promotes health in various waya Many of the functions of the body go on better under its and without it the blood Incomes While a complete deprivation of salt would duce disastrous an excessive use of 1 it would scarcely he less In large it acts as an in ties beyond the requirements of health it irritates the stomach and intestines and sometimes Those who use salt unusually freely almost always suffer more or less from constipation To drink large quantities of water daily should be the rule with those who suffer from constipation Each day the system needs at least two quarts of as about that quantity is used up or thrown out of Jt ei ery enty four hours Fruits and vegetable foods contain much and in considerable is taken habitually 111 all as about two quarts of should enter the It is a stood plan to drink due or two glasses of from half an hour to an hour before breakfast And it maj be either hot or cold as preferred ever is the should be slowly sipped To deluge the stomach with cold water would be to 101 ite dyspeptic bles Herald Speed ni aii of It bas been said when the danger collision arises if the vessel is slowed down she will haie time to get out of the way as a matter of is The faster a ship steams the more ia she under the command of her and this is especially true in the present day of steam steering when the ter hus poner at bis command to put the belm over quickly Ocean liners will go slow enough to enable them to stop and go astern in the event of ing in a fog Captains will always depend on the Delivering qualities of their as already the faster they go the more quickly will the rudder so that which from one point of view ia an element of has us counterbalancing The opinion of our beat skippers inclines toward the greater safety for their ships being obtained at high speed in the matter of danger from collision in case of meeting other steamers in a York Commercial Adi for One's Own It seema that Mr. Depew's dinner at Homburg when he dined in company of the of tost him precisely 13 marks it may be for the benefit of those who are not familiar with German represents nearly It seems somewhat strange that the Prime of Welles should invite people to dine with him at his hotel and then allow his guests to pay foi their own but I is the custom und mie to w hich Jfr under thu subscribing the The Prince of ia doubtless keenly alive to the futt that there are n many Amei loans ho would willingly subscribe marks instead of 12 marks for tlie purpose of absorbing soup and toy ing an entree in royal In- if the were put up at tiou I should not be surprised to see it knocked n for a much larger York Woi Id The I am often asked why watermelons so delicious when eaten on the ground they grow on The reason Is When a grower wanta to treat his friends he selects melon with it very thin These arc always the most and they ure to tic found m a melon but they won't stand along railway journey und have to lie kept for local Most farmers prefer the and thicker skinned because stand weather variations better and w ill travel as comfortably as pig iron The thin skinned melons are of Spanish in: and arc truck prized in the where the chrome htat brings them to St. LonH Tbe uf Ho In- and Whin the of men ami W lie re He la Han ami Are The club IH known to fishermen equally well as an excellent bait and a costly article nf merchandise The rest of mankind is not ao well acquainted with yet he is a verj interesting fellow Ail kinds of fish show a high appreciation of bis fine qualities which a long toward proving that fish know more than we are disposed to give credit Norii the crali at all ignorant of the active for as soon .is he reaches tlie shed der stage he necks the seclusion which hit surroundings The is tlie Heau of and indeed no In ing creature BO much time ami to his wearing Compared with him In this re gard the dude leads a aud easy life If he were a the human family his bills would con- sume his entire All of this may sound but it is seriously for the metamorphoses of t lie crab are ex From the time he leaves the egg till he arrives maturity he pusses through and more frequent transformations than probably any other member of the animal kingdom In his infancy beisso unlike that for centuries he was Mistaken for a and it was not much more than fifty ago that tils identity was even suspected HOW HE The female crab carries her probably hundreds of in in a greai bunch under her belly until they sire from time tlie young crib has to look out for and that he is moderately successful in this regard is attested by his presence in vast numbers along our shores from Maine to Texas On emerging from the egg he looks somewhat like an sible combination of those omnipresent products of New the flea the to speak more be a with a long a longer long swim ding with spine like branches it the and proportion ally not attached to stalks as In later but axed flat upon the heart All of these peculiarities are compressed within a minute fraction of an inch In this stage he around mostly at the surface of the was for it long time called for of a better name and position in the kingdom Like tbe of human it stuck to and his infancy Is stilt called the stage But this is not In his early youth he wan the of another zoological take Having shed 1m skin A few times increased in his eyes have appear ed on like those of shrimps been dei and nippers have been added tn the pair of front but his family likeness it still and he was therefore regarded as a distinct solitary aud therefore called megalops HtS RAPID in which the tail and proboscis if not entirely is even now called the megatons stage After more shedding of his skin and further he appears as a crab about an eighth of an inch long Being ready to begin business as a crab he abandons swimming as a profession and takes to the goes foraging the or attaches himself ou floating The crab literally grows by shedding As fast as his become too Small for him he costs them off and appears in a larger He is familiar to Salt water fishermen in nil from that of a tack head to a silver but how often he Sheds his shell 111 these early stages of his growth is not definitely known tt lie very for even after be has reached the edible he sheds once a month Men who make business of hunting him qay that hia time Of ding is the full of the moon After he at- tains his full growth he ceases to aud indications u re not wanting that he reaches a ripe old as specimens have been with full grown barnacled and ters attached to their showing thut they had been wandering about the deep for some years at When a crab is about to shed his shell he seeks shallow find secretes himself In the roots of the gi usata or under bundles of so as to be as much its possible out of the of the are fond of at and und to look for him The striped and other large flsh taken along the margins of rivers and looking for shedder aud soft craba Sharks are aKo fond of them One day the writer saw a shark at least ten feet long carefully searching a mud Bay There little water on tbe and tlie dorsal and caudal tins of the big flsh were both several inches above A Promising Fiber An official ri to the Belgian ment the or of ihe Mexican state of Vera a fiber finer and stronger than and of a luster matin are to indicate that the differs essentially from cotton and hemp In having the covering around the filler instead of mixed ami interlaced with it. This makes It to and re- move tho hark by means of machinery The plant grows luxuriantly with little and produces n highly esteemed food In addition to the There nro not one but hundreds of men in Now York who spend from to on which never Been by anybody MVB their or their mnA If they HOW HE Fishermen have coined JL number of ex pressive for the different stages through which this ill shedding his shell A Is a in the first when a new shell is a mere or thin under the old In the stage tbe new skin is n envelope to which the old shell and from which it wen on tbe claws and When to shed Old shell separates nearly all round the the base of and the cmb withdrawn of the and are not broken nr but the new akiu so soft and and the muscles in such a flaccid it that tlie limbs are drawn through the small openings at the joints us a sack nearly filled with Borne may be drawn through ftn open inn much smaller than the Mack itself When be is it takes the crab only about to get out of his old shell Then In: is the so for frying and so dear to the pal ate of the epicure It is tint known that the sned der is oven superior an an edible to the soft He is then in his finest having fattened himself to the highest point for the purposes of subsistence while his new is too lender to admit motion or the catching and eating of After boiling his old shell in re- evim from his and his Internal und he in fit to bo eaten an ha or fried tn New York of The writer run across n traveling circus man the other day w ho looked weary and It is culled a traveling circus not because Me tho best thut could be but because that was what the proprietor called it. This circus consisted of n small four a donkey and two wagons Bide the The w hole affan ple and moved fiom one town to an- other in the two The donkey seemed to have nothing to do except to before the entrance and call forth the admiration of small natives of the country village The owner of this wonderful traveling circus had enough to He stood at the canvas flap to take tickets and announce the wonders of hia Frequently he resigned his post to a who from behind the rough Then the owner of the outfit would plunge be- hind the stage and come forth as u negro an Irish clog a German or in wny character demanded bj the programme The price of admis only ten but few dimes went into the pockets of the doorman of the finest road shows in the he suid it won't go Showed five years on Island without leaving the and since I the East river I haven't made a cent. used to like this kind of but they've got tired of and we'll has e to give it up If one may judge by that ib were a charity indeed to tbe for the man to it up York Highest of ail in Leavening U. S. Aug. 17, 1889, Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE Mot lira Tor Rapid Rapid transit in crowded cities is most conveniently brought About by tbe use of Individual a separate motor for each The electric storage buttery car is tbe prettiest example of the but the storage buttery is still only on trial Tbe dinary steam engine is objectionable on account of noise and and is not economical for am ill powers Various motors burning oil have been but do not give as yet for various Chemical such as the sodu tn which head is produced by chemical action other than are used to some extent Jn Europe Com- pressed air motors are tn operation Ht various with more success in France than anywhere else One great difficulty with compressed air motors Is the expanding produces intense cold and covers all the working parts with snow and ice. A Minneapolis engineer has designed a compressed Hir motor which to avoid this and other Two tanks are connected by a system of pipes which pass through a motor on ring axle of the car Enough oil or other liquid to fill the pipes tank Com pressed uins then admitted to the full tank and the oil driven the motor into the empty turning the axle and wheels Automatically op- revere the flow of air when the tauk is emptied teuder the action of the apparatus Optical Take n. sheet Qf thick cut a row slit through it. and hold it In the lun tight that the of the slit shull lie thrown upon a sheet of white paper placed on a table beneath first only n bright linage of the slit will but if a turn bier with plain one-third full of held inclined lit an is tn the path of the beam of light not only will the couise of the beam as a whole refracted or bent out of a but the air itself will he more or less per decomposed into its constituent forming a miniature solar trum I The effect is rendered more striking hy two slits in the paper alongside of each so the light passing through one direct to the paper screen while the other goes by the way of the improved prism Although a. dark room with an aperture for the light to enter is unnecessary in this such an where would bean implement By filling the air with a lit da or dust the entire course of the may be easily traced Science A Valuable have a lounge in the room where I a a well known and popular writer for periodical when I am at a loss for nn idea or Cannot express something I have in my head I slip the bolt ot tny and full length upon the with my head nearly with mj There is something in the position niters the circulation in a way my brain at und In I close my shutting out mj and tried irand this restful darkness with most f I got the or the knowledge of from my who win a and w lio times commented to me upon ho owtd his old hair cloth sofa in his inner office the most in he used to I understand now how much he meant by the New York An fluid telegraph has been in- vented by an judge Two coils of double insulated giving a metallic wound on arc supported on the back bones of two Six to enable the telegraph troop to cairy tho wires over arc supported over the handle of the which are trundled one tn front of the When tho vurc ii to the bobbins are off and curried on the and wound a special rapid coupling being provided in case of necessity When on the road the poles can hn thrown off nnd the bi- cycles so that the instruments and conducting wires can ho carried off and saved from capture York Com- merdal Advertiser Kinky Many a person's conception of what it menus to lean on Providence is an hazy as that of the unman in who called on a lofal insurance agent the other day to inquire about a policy for her haven't hud it insured for Homu time We've been kinder in the for Devon but to my mind in these it'll Many and curious nre tho devices ed by flowers to insure that their pollen Rhall be carried to other which rendered productive The bright col- ors and odors of the blossoms nerve to attract which enter nra covered with and without M much M are compelled to M tram to HOTEL Cal. 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