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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - May 15, 1907, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Volume Xvi Accomac 0. A. A saturday. September 5. 1896 number 9 t. B. Quin by attorney at Law Olli Cebu Piuac c. H.,Aud Onancock will be at court House wednesdays and court Days. Prompt attention to All business. J. W. G. Blacks tone j. A. Bundick Blackstone amp Bundick. Attorneys at Iju a Piuac c. H., a. Will practice in All the state courts. Th08. W. Russell. Attorney at Law Piuac c. H., a. Practices in the courts of Piuac and Northampton counties. N. B. Wescott. B. T. Gunter or. Wescott amp Gunter attorneys at Law offices Piuac c. H., and at Home of n. B. Wescott. Near Mapps Burg. Practice in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. L. Floyd Nook. Att Ruev at Law and notary Public Accomac c. H., a. Will practice in All courts of acco Oliac and Northampton counties. Prompt attention to All business. James h. Fletcher. Or. Att Ruev at Law. A Accomac c. A. A practices in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Otho f. Mear3. Att Ruev at Law. Eastville Northampton county a a. Will practice in the courts of acco Ruth and Northampton. Stewart k. Powell. Attorney at Law will practice in All the courts of Accomac and Northampton counties. Office Onancock a a. Will be at Accomac c. H., every wednesday and court Days. L. J. Harmanson. W. Sturgis Dos. Harmanson amp Sturgis Onancock. A a. Will visit Parksley second monday of each Mouth. Office hours from 9 a. M., to 5 p. Eastern Shore ladies a try a barrel of tidal wave flour. . B. Leathe Buby dentist. A Onancock a i Trice hours from 9 a. A. To 5 p. . S. B. Ward. Dentist Belle Haven a a. Bridge and Crown work a specially. A do. Walter c. Ames a Dix Tistl a Pungoteague a u a All the latest improved methods of Crown and Bridge work a specially. D. Frank White a county Surveyor a Parks lev Accomac county offers his services to citizens of Tomac and Northampton. Thoroughly equipped with latest and Best l. Anderson Surveyor Belle Havko Accomac co., a a. Pfc isl Lac dhaw1sqs. Pictures or. House is to be built Tell exactly How it will loot when com Letea surveying Doue i it Roini by uu.1 it Iii Uernie prices w m Needles. L. F. Ilson j. Franklin City it. P., Gene a con a vey Ancer and by 1 adjuster of Aud collect Rof claims. Needles amp wil80n, real estate fire insurance building and loan association agents. Franklin City Piuac county a. Idly Nottingham i Edlam Genera insurance agents a and dealers buggies mowing machines the rambler bicycle and other a cd makes tombstones &.c., amp a. Onancock. A. Cold or Silver Ali ice do you desire Avell no matter you can get your Choice of me. Made up in the most artistic and attractive styles i watches Ana jewelry. Of the latest designs. Everybody on the Eastern Shore knows that Cash at this time Means almost anything it your own Price. I pay Immy Diate Cash for everything i buy. If i owe a Dollar to anybody Here or elsewhere 1 will thank him or them to present Bill for immediate payment. I must also require Cash payments for goods i sell that i May continue to give you the Avau tag of my Cash buying. Vou Money is Worth Mere now than at any time for Many years Money is High and i will give you More for it in every Purchase. These Are facts Worth considering. John w. Duncan North Street Onancock , clocks jewelry silverware spectacles and everything belonging to the jewelry Trade. .4. D. F. Ewell w3. D. Druggist a Parksley 3>enler i drugs. Chemicals toilet and fancy articles Fine soaps perfumes Patent medicines Combs brushes of All kinds flavor aug extracts syringes face powders sponges amp a. A at lowest prescriptions carefully compounded Day or night. Every barrel milled by the a Norfolk milling co is Norfolk City by the latest improved process. Every barrel guaranteed. When its merits arc known every up to Date dealer will keep it. Our Salesman Eugene a. Barnes will Call on the merchants in a few Days. Give him a respectful hearing and a Sample order and encourage a nearby and state product. Better dour cannot be put on the Market. Norfolk milling co. Stop and think. How Ilo we live to sell $100 buggies for $80? the time a gone by to sell $100 buggies. 1 have a full Stock of Light buggies. Dastous Road and farm Aragons at Bottom prices Aud at All times a full Stock of burial supplies. Black cloth Avite velvet and cloth also polished coffins and caskets. Trimmings Aud prices to suit All. A Hito Hearse for burial of Young persons. Avill meet bout or train at any Point on the Eastern Shore on Short notice. A a. A. Lilliston a Onancock a a go to i for the and always to obtain 111,---�? for Sale. Shingles heart $7, sap of. Hay $14 to $18 per ton. Hot bed Sash bricks Lime and hair laths shingles and Barb wire. Carriages and Road carts. Ground fish and phosphates. All kinds of lumber furnished for dwellings and other purposes of Short notice. All of the above sold cheap and Only for Cash. N. T. White Bloon town. A. Lowest possible prices. Rei81ngkr, wholesale Aud retail dealers ill till kinds of furniture carpets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages and All sorts of House Furni Silines we. Reis1nger amp son lilt Columbia ave., Anil ill to 023 Portland st., Cor. Greene st. Baltimore my. City Aud Sti Burnu cars pass the door. Look us up. It will pay you. Represented by s. 11. Gladding. New Cor. Pratt. A Calvert its. Baltimore lid. European plan rooms fio cts., 5 Cis. And $1 per Day. This House is now open is entirely new and is equipped with All the modern conveniences elevator dec Trie lights electric Call Bells steam heat barbs a. Bernard Reily proprietor. My re Lias a Over Betti a tint a in Lewis Nock amp co. I dealers in dry goods notions. Boots and shoes Hay Lime bricks Salt and general merchandise. Corn Hay and Mill feed a specially. Special agents for a Hatnaker amp Brown clothiers. Hall Wood a. Goods at Vost the undersigned administrators of Emory ,deceased, late member of the firm of Lankford amp Chase Bearsville va., offer for Sale the entire Stock of merchandise of said firm at Cost and for Cash Only. The Stock is such As usual kept in a country store. All persons indebted to said firm by accounts on its books Are requested to pay same on or before the 10th Dav of August 1890. Jamks f. Lax Korp track la it. Chasm administrators. Real estate ror Sale at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract. My farm near Jenkins Bridge known As a big free situated on the Road from Temperanceville to Jenkins Bridge i Miles from Bloom town station containing 271 acres at the Price of $2,000�?or will sell one half of said tract without buildings for the sum of $s00. It is Good High land with an abundance of Pine thickets thereon and Well adapted to the growth of All kinds of trucks. For terms &c., apply to the undersigned e. Bloxom Jenkins Bridge a. L. A. Groton. A. J. Doughty Groton amp Doughty general insurance agents representing first class fire life Aud Accident companies Aud building Aud loan , a. Real estate a at private contract. I offer for Sale at private contract my farm containing about 210 acres situated in if Miles of a Prattsville in this county. It is improved by a new two Story dwelling and has churches and schools in a few Hundred Yards of the premises. The resources upon it Are almost inexhaustible. For terms which will be very reasonable apply to mrs. Naomi Taylor a a Wattsville a. The Cere 11,. We have bought very largely this season la cult More so than usual direct from the manufacturers in tie Avest for spot Cash in order to meet the wants of the Trade it Rock Bottom prices for All kinds of building material a such ask doors windows blinds mantels Avite Pine mouldings turned porch columns porch trimmings shingles. Laths Llali Lime bricks. Get Treut. And a full line of hardware Cook parlor and gasoline stoves. Pinups Stone Avell curbing. Aah ail paper. Tinware lever setting cultivators harrows a Heel Barrows Alieel avoid Coal agents for Harrison Bros. Amp co s paints ac., a. Give us a trial and lie coup cured that our prices for goods in our line Are lower than Ever known to be in this county before. Thanking you for your kind favors of the past and soliciting a continuance of the same we Are. Respectfully yours,s.f.mikss9�., Parksley a a. To the Farmers truckers of the Eastern Shore. The undersigned respectfully solicits your Patron age and Trade this season More than Ever before owing to our recent heavy loss by fire at Parksley and the additional loss of being insured in a worthless company. Help now will enable us to tide Over our losses and get on our feet again. For past patronage and your sympathy words cannot express our Heartfelt thanks and we will Endeavor to deserve you favors in the future. All orders filled on shortest notice. Respectfully a. F. Mars agent manager of the Mears factories. I general Meremi Iise it. In building material we have Cypress shingles and fencing Lime bricks a. In general merchandise our Stock is always full Well selected and in great variety Aud we carry in addition to above also. Farming implements Hay flour Coal a. We inv for spot Cash and sell at the lowest margin of profit. Terracotta piping bought by car Load and for Sale by us 8, 10, 12 and 2u inches cheaper than it can be bought in City. John w. Rogers amp Bros., Onley f. A. Davis a co., wholesale dealers into acco and file cigars. N. . Howard amp Germon its. Baltimore Aid. Represented by Frank a. Byrd. The Silver Hollar same facts about the piece of Coin Llinat is agitating he country it the present time. The Stiver Dollar or a unit a was authorized by of april 2,1092. It was to contain 071 grains and four sixteenths parts of n Grain of pure Silver. Each was to be of the value of a Spanish milled Dollar Quot As the Samo is now in the first dollars there were 1,485 parts of Fine Silver to 179 parts of Alloy. In the second series the Dol hire contained 4-1j grains of Copper Tukik my the Dollar 892.4 line. The of 18117 changed the Alloy in tie Dollar to 41i grains of Copper making the Standard nine tenths Liue. During 1794 and 1795 Only $204,791 were coined under the of april 2, 1792. The ratio of 1 1 to 1 for United states Eolius was made Legal by the coinage net of 1897. According to that a Dollar of Gold must contain 23 22 grains of pure Metal and Silver Dollar 371 25 grains. In 179 1 the United states mint coined 72.920 Silver dollars Aud in 1797 Only 7,779. The greatest yearly run on dollars at the Luitte before the opening of the present Century was in 1799, when 422,515 st tilt coins were made. In 1798 there was a reaction Over 1797. In the former year. 327,338 Silver dollars were issued from the mint. The Liberty head of the first United states dollars those of 1794, faced to the right and had Loose flowing hair. Besides the head they contained the Date and the word a Liberty Quot on tie same Side Aud 13 stars seven at the face and eight lit the Back of the head. Luther year 1800 there were 220,920 Dollar pieces coined. By this time the tie had been changed tie Eagle having a shield on his breast and 13 stars in a held above his head. The obverse of tie Coin was also slightly different. Liberty having unkempt bags Aud her hair tied behind with a ribbon. The stars on the same Side has also been reduced to 13. There were two series of dollars coined in 1799. La the first Liberty Only Luid five of tie 13 stars at her face and in the second six. In instances the Remus Piug stars were at the Back. In 1799 there were also a few Restrike in which the Date �?o1799&Quot was placed Over that of 1798. Why this was done los never been satisfactorily explained. In 1801 tie coinage of dollars was again very limited Only 54,254 of them being turned out by the mints that year. There was nothing Peculiar about it and they even sell cheap to Day. Of the dollars of 1802 there were 41,030 coined. They were very com Moi looking pieces of the general pattern of those of 1800, and Are sold to Day by the dealers for about twice their face value. There was a slight revival in the Dollar coinage in 1803�?00,004 such i Ieese being made by the mint that year. They Are still common and Cun lie bought Quot for $1.50 each. There was a slight peculiarity in some dollars of the Issue of 1803, the 3 in the Date being in italic. They sell As cheap As those of the regular Issue. In 180-1 the Dollar was struck which Lias since borne tie distinction of be a Tig the rarest of the United states coins. The whole history of the coinage of that year is shrouded in mystery. It is known that 19,570 such pieces were coined but to Day Only about a dozen dollars of that Date Are known to be in existence. Dealers in coins Aud collectors of such oddities differ in their statements As to How Many of the dollars of 1804 Are still in existence. Some say Only four others eight and twelve. Coin dealers do not Price the 1804 Dollar in their catalogues but it is understood that such a curiosity can be purchased for for about $1,000 each. Tie celebrated Dollar of 1804 Lias a flying Eagle with 13 stars upon the reverse while the face bears the Date Ami a head of the goddess of Liberty with flowing hair. After the Dollar of 180-1 wus issued no More coins of thut denomination were struck by the United states mint until 183 1. Except 321 pieces which we e struck us Quot trial pieces in 1805 the coins of that Issue show Liberty seated and Bolding tie pole and Cap in her left hand and a shield bearing the legend Quot Liberty in her right. There Are no other letters stars or Orna meats on that Side of the Coin except the Diesi Ulieru a name Quot a Gobrecht a Wuicik is to be seen in microscopic letters on the bust. Or the 133 1 dollars Only 1,000 were coined. The reverse had the words Quot United states of America one dollars so arranged As to surround an Eagle flying in a Field of 25 stars. The Dollar of 1830 is priced at $10 by the dealers and a second series of the same Date with Quot Gobrecht in the Field is Worth $100. There were no dollars coined in 1837 and Only a few in 1838. The 1838 Dollar was a very Plain Coin Eagle Hying in a Clear Field and the words Quot United states of America. One dollars on the same Side. Utt the face of the 1838 Dollar Liberty is seated As in the Dollar of 1830, but is partially surrounded by a canopy of stars 13 in number. The Dollar of 1839 is similar to that of 1838�?Eagle Hying Liberty seated. Only 300 of them were issued Aud they Are reckoned among rare United states coins. The Dollar of 1840 has a face similar to that of 1839, but the Eagle is a Fiat looking Dodo holding Laurel branches Aud arrows in his talons. Met after Many Days. An Arctic night. Early one morning Ufier vainly endeavouring to i wont ont Nido. The stars were a hiking in a sky of dark Rich purple lightening to a Yellowish tone on the Northern horizon the vast desert was a great mass of doll cat Lilac yid Green and the Igloo a brighter note of the same color. The dogs curled up in balls and almost covered by the Snow were so Many Black spots. The wind blew shrill and chill and the Snow streamed and Eddie in Long veils Over the lonely desert. The tents flapped like great Birds alighting and the wind Gage kept up a monotonous tap tap tap. The utter loneliness Aud desolation of the scene were so penetrating that i was glad to creep Over the recumbent forms of nov companions into tie shelter of the sleeping bag where i shivered and dozed until tie Bright Sun called us a Gitin to life Aud action. Carload scene in a London hotel be try it in two elderly american. There a Sill a Xinu Rumblo Sceno at a Northumberland no euro hotel recently. It seems that a party of newly arrived americium most of them strangers to each other were sitting it luncheon mid one of them was with All English Friend who loud called to so him. The conversation Between the two naturally drifted Buck to the wartime and the american who Inid Lien a Federal. Less Lilied some of his adventures and How it one place Tho opposing sol a tiers used to work so near each other in the trenches that they were Able to engage la conversation Aud surreptitiously Exchange tobacco Iund ten the northerners having plenty of Tho latter and none of the former while the southerners were in exactly the opposite Cotrill Loti. But. Lie continued the most curious Quot Swap he Ever Tugado was a Small packet of uni Dino for n Pound of tobacco to which Tho conf crato added a curiously curved Woodous pipe. That pipe he had kept Over since because to regarded it and Tho tobacco As having saved i lift for somehow or other his super our officer Laid come to know that to possessed a Quantity of a the Weed and ordered him to report himself concerning it. Before to could regain his Post a skirmish occurred mid Tho Niue who was in his place was killed. At this Point a tall sunburned american with White hair and heard who had been listening to the other with considerable emotion interrupted with Quot excuse my though i am n stranger to Yon but did t that southerner Tell you that the quinine was for his Little daughter who was Down with fever Quot Quot yes Quot said Tho other a and did t Tho northerner say that his Little girl was ill of fever too but he would Semro Hor Medicine with the other Little one even without Tho tobacco Quot Quot Why yes Quot cried the original narrator Quot i believe to did and thut was 1110.&Quot Quot and 1 was Tho southerner Quot cried Tho other a and hero is my daughter whose life you helped to save and Here s one of my grandchild to a with Tho englishman who was present says thut there was then snob a �1-110 of handshaking introductions and congratulations As must Liucc made people it Tho other tables think the company must Hugo keen visitors from bedlam. Tho northerner had also a Dan Ghrer with him who was a widow and tie embrace of the two women who Hud never seen each other before but whose Early lives Hud so closely touched was peculiarly affecting. Quot and to think to should meet each other so fur from Home and in England too Quot exclaimed one. Quot god bless England for it say ii replied Tho Telegraph. Quot Tim Commodore a there Are few Railroad men in this Section and along the line of the Central Hudson who do not know James w. Wood who has been in continuous service Oil the Central for the past 45 years. is now 03 years of age and As his sight is failing to Lias been retired from Active and will hereafter Ruu a local locomotive in Rochester. Lie first served As a fireman on a locomotive on Tho Syracuse Aud Auburn Railroad running the old fashioned Wood burners Over the strap rails of that period. Later Taeu the direct Road was built Between Syracuse and Rochester lie was in Tutu freight service Aud on Coconut of his reliability and skill earned the favor of Dean Richmond then president of the Railroad. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt who later in Cumo president of thu line was also attracted to Jim Wood ted for years he was known As Quot the coins adore b Engineer Commodore Vanderbilt was always pulled Over the Road by Jim avoid and it was said no other Engineer would make Speed fast enough for him. Onco to ran so fast that Commodore Vanderbilt pulled the Tell Cord. Jim Wood was Tho Pioneer of Fust time of Tho Rui fronds of this country Ami for years his records led the world. March i 187�, he made a run from Buffalo to Syracuse 157.74 Miles in 2 hours and 43 minutes. James Gordon Bennett had chartered a special train Aud Jim Wood showed How fast it could go. Ills trip from Rochester to Syracuse in 1878, when he made 81 Miles in s3 minutes was a wonder it tie time. Jim Wood is Tho most famous of Railroad engineers. is not Only admired for his courage at the throttle but is respected for the Many qualities he possesses. It is no discredit to him it Iii age to be assigned an easier Utica observer. A new potato. in eat ten potato Plant while the old in Ritj 1� feeding on one. I or. J. F. Guilmartin has discovered a new curio to of potato Bug on Bis place on the Avite Bluff Shell Road about Umilo and a half beyond Tho Tollgate if Tho nature of this i Scot is not investigated and some Means of destroying it discovered it is liable to be Como a matter of impossibility to raise potatoes la the county. The ravages of Tho old fashioned potato big Tho round fellow with Tho Black and yellow stripes is of nothing compared with Tho destruction this new visitor Ciui Aud in doing. Tho new Bug averages Over half an Inch in length and has a body in three parts a head and a neck both of which Are Small and u Largo body. It is striped Brown and Black and has wings though the Bug appears to prefer using his Long legs in running when disturbed to Fly Hundred or More of these bugs will gather on one Plant and they make Short work of it they Atrip Tho Plant of its leaves leave their refuse right of Tho Stem and it might also to sail they Breed Whilo they Are eating. They Are Clannish Aud Livo together in swarms but it Tho rate they cat it would not take them Long to go through a big potato Patch. Suliko Tho old Bug it will not touch Poison. Or. Guilmartin has tried Paris Green and other methods of getting rid of Tho Bug hut As soon As Tho Poison is sprinkled on Tho Plant Tho insect scoots off and makes trucks for another Plant. Or. Guilmartin soon found that Tho Poison remedy was ineffective and Asho is at a lass As to How to got rid of Tho Bug to has practically turned Over to them the Field of potatoes. discovered them Only a Day or two ago but Sinco then their number has doubled and they Hugo destroyed nearly an Aero of potatoes. The old Bug is inactive and is easily got at but this our con run swiftly Puiul to takes to his legs As soon As he is disturbed. This is Tho ouly Placo in which Tho insect Lias yet been seen. Or. Guilmartin has never seen or heard of anything like it before and to is very desirous of having an investigation of the insect made in Tho Hope that Somo Means of effectually destroying it can to discovered. Should the Bug once get a foothold on Tho truck farms in Tho county potato planting would certainly suffer seriously. It has been suggested that Tho truck growers association take Tho mutter in hand and Seo if Tho entomological department at Washington will not give his bugs lip a Little study with a View to eradicating him. It is very evident that it will not be Long before something will Havo to to done for Tho insects Are multiplying rapidly Aud their equals in the Quick work of destroying a Plant have never been seen anywhere in this Section at least Savannah a Newa a Bonner from heaven. The thrones used by Tho French Kings and Chi Derors before the to to of Tho Republic wus known As Quot the throne of the it was so called because of Tho old National Emblem of the Franks which was the Fleur de Lis. A species of Lily. Tho Story of the adoption of the Fleur de Lis As a National Emblem is curious and interesting. Clovis King of Tho Franks married Princess Clotildo of Burgundy in Tho year 493 a. D. The to Tang Queen was a Christian Aud it was her Earnest desire that her husband a Heathen of nuts might to converted. Her arguments had no effect upon him but in incident which occurred in but to later of changed his mind in Tho year 490 Clovis and his Franks met Tho ii All Manni germans in Battle at Tolbia. Clovis was finally so hard pressed that he called on the god of Tho christians for help vowing of his Honor that if to should to victorious to would become a Christian. Ayi Thiu the hour the Alio mini were routed Aud of Christmas Day of the same year Clovis Aud several thousands of his soldiers were baptized into Tho Christian Church. According to Tho Story on Tho eve of Tho baptism an Angel from heaven appeared Aud presented Clovis with a Blue Banner embroidered with Beautiful Fleur de Lis. These heaven embroidered lilies were forthwith adopted As the French Emblem and from that time until the time of Tho revolution All Kings of France bore upon their arms some kind of a representation of the Fleur de Lis. First the number thus wont varied according to the taste of the Monarch but during the two or three centuries preceding the fall of Tho monarchy the regulation number was Only . Louis Republic. Cert uschi described. Nil Fortuno a lit mysterious Bat his Uto of it admirable. Tho death of m. Cd Ruusche causes a wide Gap in a Ceciul sphere of which Tho Rasta Quonce world knew nothing. One found in his House the pick of parisian society without tie taint of fashionable levity or plutocratic everything there was what it professed to be and the Best of its kind. Genus Clit disliked advertisement there was a touch of Monte Cristo in the Mau Anil his establishment one Felt that his career wus honorable through and through. Still the origin of his great Fortune seemed to Many a mystery. I heard Ages ago that hos amp de it in tunisian concessions and Loans. To once old me that after lie had climbed to Tho Possession of �80,000, he lost it Ull in a bad speculation and was so poor that lie was glad to find a place i where he could Dine for 23 sous instead of 27 sous. It was said that there never wus a woman in his this was a mistake. was strongly attached by gratitude and admiration of an intellect Una character to mme. Cornu the later emperor a Polcou a Foster sister. Sho got him through tie pontifical prisons a after the fall of the roman constituent a of which he was a member. Her influx no was exerted in his behalf Whu to went into financial enterprises Here. There never was a truer Friend to his friends than con uschi. One had no need with him to proclaim one s Virtues. saw through them and through one s faults too but struck a balance and when it was on Tho Sido of Virtues overlooked Tho defects. I think i never saw a handsomer Man Tymn he was 20 years ago. To was As Litho As n greyhound had a keen but kindly countenance a grand though quite natural air and a very tall figure of which was set a Beautiful head with a Shock of hair that Rose rebel piously Aud yet gracefully from the forehead. To was very much Tho artist but could not draw a stroke. His japanese collection had no match in or out of Sapnu. Cd Ruusche was perhaps the handsomest thing in it. was brought up it the jesuits school at Monza but was so surf edited with Christian Art As to lose nil taste for it. used to sit often for hours looking at his Bronze statue of bin Edba mud admiring its benign expression. It was 17 feet Paris letter in Loudon truth. A monster meteor. A remarkable incident is reported \ from the state of Chihuahua Mexico. On a recent afternoon a a tremendous explosion was heard and an enormous mass of burning matter was seen to full front the heavens striking the Side of a Mountain and bringing Down with it in its course entire Cliffs Aud finally plunging 700 feet into the ground making a Hole from which boiling water still issues. Ono of Tho most singular Phenomena observed Wax Tho heavy rain falling from the sky immediately after the descent of the meteor. The people Are very superstitions As this is one of the Many realizations of Tho prophecies of Tho vision seeing girl of Tabasco. Tho same meteor destroyed thu House of a Miner killing his two children. A Dora the Earth move Ono of the wonders of the coming Paris exposition will it n 300 foot Tower in which the scientists will Experiment with a pendulum to ascertain if it is possible to detect or demonstrate the Mot Ion of i to Earth. A similar Experiment was once made by Foucault under the cupola of the pantheon but Tho results were far from satisfactory. In the ranting Experiment the pendulum will be 850 feet in length with a steel Globe weighing 180 pounds at its . Loais. Republic. Mortality in Tho far North. A great Many people actually believe that signing Tho Roll of a vessel which is bound North on a voyage of discovery is equivalent to almost anything but death pure and simple. That this is a great mistake is proven by some recent exhaustive figures on Arctic exploration in general. From these it appears that 97 ont of each 100 who have gone North exploring have returned in safety to . Lonis Republic. Beautiful eyes grow Dull Aud dim As the Swift years steal away. Beautiful Willowy forms so slim lose fairness with every Day. But she still is Quieu and hath charms to spare who wears youth s coronal a Beautiful hair. Preserve your hair and you preserve your youth. A a woman is As old As she looks a says the world. No woman looks As old As she is if her hair has preserved its Normal Beauty. You can keep hair from falling out restoring its Normal color or restore the Normal color to Gray or faded hair by the use of Ayers hair vigor. Heirs in the sail for Speed. The statement of us italian sea Captain that he had proved by experience that a ship goes fluster when her sails Are perforated with n number of holes than when they Are quite sound was at first looked upon As too ridiculous for consideration. Unbelievers however now find that Tho italian Lias gone a Long Way toward proving his Case. His theory is that tie Force of the wind cannot fairly take effect on an inflated sail because of Tho Cushion of immovable air that fills up the hollow. To prevent this Cushion collecting to bored a number of holes in the sail which let part of Tho wind blew right through it and allowed Tho remainder to strike Ngu inst Tho Canvas nud a Perciso its full effect several trials have been made Aud it looks is if this is another of those paradoxical truths which appear so impossible of the surface. The experiments were Renado in nil Weathers. In a Light wind a boat with Ordinary sails made 4 knots Whilo with tie perforated sails she covered 5 knots in a fresh Breeze Sho did 7 knots with Ordinary sails and knots with Tho improved sails in a Strong wind Sho did 8 and 10 knots respectively. If this augmented Speed were sustained throughout a Long voyage it would increase the value of the ship one fifth a Sho would make the Samo trip in four weeks that she did before in five transcript an eccentric to ants after an interval of 14 years London has again Hoard the pianist d Albert Whoso nationality is so great u Puzzle. Lias a French name and was bom in Scotland. His Mother was English and his author a Well known dancing master was tie Sou of a Captain of French artillery and of a German Mother Whoso ancestors were russian though educated in England lie adopted Germany As his country and wrote Savage remarks about the Quot British at his reappearance in Loudon there was Quot Little or no applause when to first came on Tho stage but matters mended gradually and his greatest Success was won with Liszt a Quot Don Juan fantasia to the great disgust of the critics. Who cannot understand Why educated Tho world Over and great pianists likewise should to so fond of Liszt. Ono of Tho critics says that save for a full grown Mustache d Albert is much the same Boyish figure which he presented in 1882.�?new York Post. _ a French Story. Here is a characteristic French Story Somo months ago mine. Minctta of Paris came into a respectable sum of Money Sho took Little heed for to Morrow and was wont to declare that when her last Penny Canto she would Solo the difficulty by taking her own life. With thib end in View brio bought a gorgcou9 funeral Robe and a highly of Mont of and padded coffin which she placed in her bedroom. So next sent for the Lead Crof the local town bund and handed him Over a fair sum of Money on condition that he should head her funeral procession Ami Sho furthermore Drew up a programme of popular and joyous tunes to be played by his orchestra on that occasion. A few weeks ago when Only a franc or two of her Little Fortuno remained Tho widow determined on ending All worldly troubles bought Somo charcoal shut herself up in her room and was found dead next morning. Punctually obedient to orders the town band appeared at the hour of the funeral and saluted the Corpse with a Gay Hunting chorus Tho funeral procession then moved off at a Quick Pace to the accompaniment of a Lively March. Four times was the cortege pulled up in route for the cemetery and at the last bait the baud broke Forth with the spright Liest dance music like Statius accompanying Tho lowering of the coffin into the press. The tailor. Nit. Chollie How do you account for this suit shrinking so tailor too much due of it i Spect a Indianapolis journal. Independent order oflil4 in North objects and Aims. Information of interest to Temperance yorkers and those seeking a Refuge from the temptations of Strong drink. The More important object of this association is Mutual Benefit in the exercises of Temperance fortitude and Justice securing to its membership sympathy and Relief in times of sickness and distress and in the event of death the decent Observance of the necessary funeral obsequies and is based upon and seeks the Extension of the principles of total abstinence from All intoxicating drinks. A the order has to lice subordinate branches Viz primary tents composed of White male persons Between the Ages of 16 and 55 years of age who believe in the existence and omnipotence of god and Are willing to 6ign our pledge of total abstinence Are eligible to membership. Persons Over age May become honorary members. Female tents composed of White females 13 years of age and upwards a Junior Branch of boys from 12 to 16 years and juvenile tents for children of both sexes Between the Ages of 5 and 16 years. Each Branch has a service especially adapted. It has been found that by working in separate branches of the organization there is More Freedom of action than when All Ages and sexes Are thrown together. Each Branch of the order is represented in the higher body and a fostering care is exercised Over All alike. Thus with the men and women girls and boys All United under Oue head the i. O. Of k. Is As an irresistible army moving on to Victory. The order has and will continue to prove a Blessing to our country not Only in proving an Asylum for the reformed drunkard but by inducing the sober Aud religious part of the Community to unite in securing the rising generation from the evils of intemperance and ultimately hand Down to generations yet unborn the benefits of sobriety. The District tent will meet at Pocomoke tent Hall. October 10th at night 7 of clock. All past representatives and officers of the District tent Are requested to be present. I wish to Correct an article published in this column some weeks Ugo in regard to the Temperance work. The wording should have been Recha bites stand to your Post of duty the agent soothe whisky traffic Are trying to Down this order in every Way they can. They know that the Rech bites Are doing their level Best to Down the Baloon and we Are having a hand to hand fight. Whisky jugs Are being brought to our doors enticing the boy6 to drink and we think the courts will have a Case before Long. Wake up things Are looking too bad for Rech bites to be asleep in their tents. The Battle is on at Bearsville. The Brethren of that place Are True and need the pro Quot a of All Good people for the deliverance of their boys from the temptation that is being put before them. G. Mair 308 n. Eutaw Street i Baltimore my. Mrs. Lillian m. Nelson prop. Permanent transient and table Board $1 per Day and upwards. Special rates by the week or month. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made if so write to the Laurel Marble works Laurel Del., Davis amp bro., proprietors. For prices on head and foot stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in general and save Money. Davis amp bro., Laurel Del. Agents a. Pruitt Temperanceville e. J. Winder Onancock we. T. Rayfield. Belle Haven. Re Chilto with Bayer b. Taylor amp co manufacturers and dealers lit Plain stamped and Japan Ned 111wa11� stoves au5 Kolloc aware. 26 s. St., Baltimore my

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