Fort Wayne News, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1898, Fort Wayne, Indiana
lauaf Heroes And Tneir Records Live In Deeds of American Heroes That the World's History. Long Roll of Names Finds Many Who Are Now on American Men-of-War WATCHING THE ENEMY AMID SHOT AND SHELL Serving liAIt Isn't always tho most talked I loan who has had the most thrillin IjBperiences afield or afloat. Th Eameriean navy is a proof ot this. Man (Sinen In It are practically unknown he ;Causo they were unfortunate In havta; press agent to Doom their exploits press agent may be a clever versl like Buchanan Read who Immor Ized Sheridan's ride with, a fev of Ills pen, or an every day re >rter, whose story strikes tho o ust when it la "short" or copy, but owever, It may be it does happen time again through the years that some ra blazoned Into glory while others inally worthy pass their lives in tbj aadows of obscurity. Capt. Silas W. Terry went through baptism of fire in 1864 not less than "it which the heroes of Santiago have issed. through. This Is what Ad- Ural Porter said about Capt. Terry despatch to the [avy May 4, 1864: Secretary of the I endeavor to do Justice to all offl- ira under my command, but have ilw .to mention. the gallant conduct Bnslgn S. W. Terry on the- expedi- up the lied River. He was placed hoard oj the transport Benefit to 11 despatches to me at Springfield I had a field piece and a r-pound.howitzer placed on this vessel nd a part of the crew of tbe flagship go -with her. About fifty miles from rand Score Mr. Terry discovered a ipattery of four guns facing down the tver on which he opened flre with his lowltzera and steamed on. The bat- iry opened a quick.flre on him, strik- the little vessel almost every time. 1 nver Captain of the Benefit was seTena the men, but the JKtle transport fought her way through brought me the despatches, which K Such cool and brave .sonduct gives promise 'of a good ofu- I commend him to the notice of i department" 3apt. Richard p. Leary when senior Deer at Samoa in 1888 during the rubles seized an opportunity that r...v him tho talk of the department some time. The German warships i.jfjjreatened to bombard the town de- the protestations of the American consul. Leary did not have a big enough force to make any showing against the Germans, and decided to resort to other means. The consul out to Us ship In the evening and him that the town would be bom- at-sunrise the next day. I don't think It will said Capt. leary. Tho consul returned ashore, in night fell tho captain doused his Ights and stood in toward land. When German captains woke up in the they found Leary's vessels be- them and the shore. Capt. sent a launch to ask what tho intentions were. There was Edwin White looked in- portholes of a great Spanish man of par back in 1872. Then be sailed into the harbor of Colon, Central America, jnd found the Spanish warship Pizarro .-flocking the American steamer Vir- ginius of filibuster fame. White was then temporarily In charge of the Kan- sas, about one-fourth the efficiency of the Pizarro. White sent word to the Spanish captain to give the Virglntus a free fleld. The Spaniard replied eva- ilvely. White ran his small -war- ship between the Pizarro and the Vir- glnius. The Spaniard cleared for ac- tion and ran his guns out. It seemed as if one broadside would utterly an- nihilate the Kansas. White ordered his vessel cleared for action and took a defiant position. One of tho most daring exploits of :hc civil war was that of James For- ney, who as a lieutenant -was sent ashore by Commander Bell at Texas on the Gulf coast to kill cattle for the crew of the Brooklyn. The men had completed their task when a body of Confederate cavalry was seen spinning along the beach. Forney's detachment signalled frantically for the ship's boats to be sent to take them off, but owing to a sudden shift in the tide this could not he done. When the cavalry was within a quarter of a mile Forney gave tbe order to plunge Into the surf he men having previously taken off heir clothing for the swim. The cav- alry opened fire on the swimmers and ilthough several were wounded the en- Ire detachment managed to pass through the rain of fire nnd the dan- Ter of sharks and reach tbe ship's side n safety. For this gallant act he was revetted a captain.' Capt. Forney res born In Philadelphia. Commander Alexander Golden ihmd, who was born in New York nd Lieut. Preston took part In an un- ertakins which elicited from Rear Idmlral -Porter the statement that they engaged in the most perilous ad- enture that was perhaps ever under- This estimate ot tbe danger their undertaking from a man like 'ortor who was himself Indifferent Io enl was a lofty testimonial to their ourage. In December, 18C4, Rhinil ras detailed by Roar Admiral Porter o command (he powder boat Louis- ana. On the night of the 23d the ves- el was exploded within 250 yards of ort Fisher, the officers and men be- ng taken off by a steamer. Admiral orter In his official report said: "No ne in the squadron considered that heir lives would he saved, and Com mander Rhind and Lieut. Preston had ado an arrangement to sacrifice them elves in case the vessel was boarded thing likely to happen." said Willie, "why did you uy a golf "To play golf In, my said .Mr. "Did you require "Of course I did." "Then I want a topcoat to play tops n. 1 seen 'em advertised." shrieked the heroine, "I am "Come away, John, audibly romark- d the old lady in tlw audience as she Canine_CfiDs. Haircuts In Vogue In Dog- dom This Summer. '.vbo slv.mls by, his clippers, shears, r with tho native houyauoy of his dispo- combs and other Implements in hand, sltion tills sense of consplciiousncss deferentially suggesting spots or knobs j rlisslpal.es and Richard Is himself again or puffs and rings, "to be much worn cooler and death on Hies In Boston the this year. Miss." The Bud has her own iden-s likely whk-h are fascinating- FADS !N FASHIONS, In ic club re- cently a physician, upon how to treat children's bruise. toW of a Blmple mothca to sterilize a needle that was to be uistl to pick out a splinter or other foreign substance often jabbed into sim 11 boys' hands or kneea through their reckless filling. If the needle is passed through an alcohol flame or boiling water, and used with- out touching the point with the fingers, it Is safe. The average thinks if she uses a needle instead of a pin she has conceded all that Is requirt-d of her, but the surgeon, keen to ihe dan- gers of germ contamination, knows that a step further Is necessary. The lecturer also spoke of the value in the mother's medicine chest of a little gutta-percha tissue such as every one who has had a tooth filled will recog- nize. This be found to be of great service in corerlug auy moist dressing of wounds, aa it protects the clothing Tom the wet and also retains tho inolsturo which Is needed to preserve- "n the dressing. Dark red taffeta, trimmod with ap- ple-greon and salmon pink, Is one of .he striking effects in spring gowns. Among the chic and pretty gowns displayed in one of the big stores is ono of black- taffeta, slashed at the side, with here and there a bit of burnt or- ,nge. A pretty style of -trimming for black affeta allk skirts is a number of rows of black ribbon, velvet, widest at the bottom and graduated until It is about quarter of an inch wide. Tan cloths with zouaves of applique ace, over pink and orange, will be much worn this summer. Figured silk sklrtawhich havebsen so much worn with shirt waists are no onger In style and must be laid aside iy the 'fashionably dressed women. Bayadere stripes are the fashionable hlug in silks now, and are much Is another case where "the grand- mas step from the frame on the wall." The old rose so fasliionable a short mo ago is once .more in. favor. Grenadines In black over colored taf- eta make a most attractive gown, just ow. Ctfl New Fonudlander needs not so severe clipping as in other and less cultured Iy fantastic to the mental eye lint sadly regions of these United States, and de- nnsatisfnctory when the shearer tries; signs, providing they be of due sever- to put them into practice. ity. may be tolerable as not incompatl- any disrobin' Coats of arms do not come out well, I ble with essential dignity. In Boston, done in hair, even in the fuzzy -wool of therefore, Richard's limbs are left in the French poodle who looks quite suf- their pristine curly blackness both an- iouj m urn ouumuco as sno Summer dogs do not worry about liciently strenuous anil droll in hnnrls. j teriorllly and posteriorllly. but the I ain't a-goin' ter let you watch llxeir 'nw Ao not oavs to- and knobs. The French poodle i thorax may bo ornamented with pan- gom you watch tloy have a largo advantage offers ail the scope there Is for artistic nels in a chequer-board design. Knobs, :r the summer girl and the summer Mimmer cuts and is nroud of himself If j rosettos and whisps are disapproved i he has been well clipped. When tho i emphatically. Heyond this geometrical job is over nnd he has realized what an i figures are permitted to a. limited ex- enchanting guy ho looks he Jumps tent It Is reported that on Reacon gratefully over his mistress' head, street Richard will wear the zero mark smiles away back under his ears and abandons himseif to ecstacy. This year lie is girt about the loins with parallel rings, has a rosette on each southern quarter, a knob on the free end of his tail, nnd wristlets above his paws. Here and there a face in un- masked except for cot-Lain circles and ridges that give the head the appear- ance of a sooty mos? grown skull. Tas- man. They live up to the adage, "Let do your and never an A Japanese baby is not offered its atural nourishment for tnree days. uring this time the liquor of boiled ce Is given to It, And it is not tucked daintily up in oft white blankets, but set up in a tub id covered with coarse, dark rugs. he only relief It has during its infan- y from Its uncomfortable position is hen it is put on its mother's or BOrae- ie else's back Inside their clothes, and ken out for an airing. It is claimed by tho moro enlightened at this constant sitting position, or aliiK crowded against someone, with loiilders thrown forward and cbcst In, Is one reason why Japanese so extremely narrow-chested, says It ia anything but pleasant to see a 'o-year-old strapped on the back of a ur-year-old, witi head (shaven, of thrown over to one side, the uuhappy little victim fast asleep with tho hot sun streaming on it, and files feasting on the dirt wiilch is almost invariably part a Japanese baby's face. A boy baby Is tho thing, and girls are regarded with, decided disfavor. All preparations are much, more elaborate if the child Is a boy. At this seven- day feast, flsh, fruit, flowers, etc., are also presented. For' seventy-five days the mother's food is very simple, principally rice, very softly boiled. For twenty-one days no fatty flsh is eaten. After the seventy-five days the food, is the same as usual. At the expiration of twenty-one days or emblem of the Society. If he the bed (thick ruga on the floor) Is re- is cut in such a manner, however, h will pass his summer in the renr base- ment. Skys nnd Ihe Japanese poodles, or "Chin" as the natives call them, come in for morn attention from Hud and the clipper each year. The art of shearing thorn Is In Its infancy in America, but with each summer noticeable advance sels on the quarters instead of knobs i is made, and though the wee dears look are well esteemed at ijenox, and doubt- j scrawny enough the first few days after less will ho seen more or leas at New- j the operation they are soon the better port. They display to better advan- i for it and even happier. They are so moved, and again a feast is given. Mother and baby enjoy their first outing at thirty-titree days, when a visit is made to some temple. In some parts of tho country a cross is painted on the Infant's forehead at tho time to ward off evil spirits. The hair is shaven at seven days, and In olden times was kept so three years, but now it is al- lowed to grow sooner. COME STYJJ3S IN CANINE HAIR-CUTS, ixtra pant do they pant on account of tlieir tittlro from tho beginning of sum- mer until the end. Their mistresses who belong to tho 400, or would like to, pant for them however, designing cuts for the animals they must take I with them to Newport, Bar Harbor, Lenox and other places dogs of fashion affect during the vacation season. It Is Interesting to watch ft "Bud" laying out her Ideas lu diagram and discussing cuts with tho dog trimmer tage when the poodle is in repose than when be Is in action so those interested in the tassel summer cut generally study it while the wearer is asleep. Tassels aft ami stick curls about the neck with a long mop tall make a hap- py combination for a poodle jKist mid- dle life when the irrepressible Is not paramount In the nnlraal's disposition The burr knob will be worn'a great deal too this season, as it has been in Ihe past. It varies In size and In ar- rangement from year to year but It is fundamentally the same old knob Much Ingenuity is displayed in decid- ing upon tbe location of these burr knobs and Bud and the trimmer devote days to tho problem studying it with the aid of thistle burrs and ;i dummy made of an Astrakhan nig and chair legs. It takes the Bud's maid some little time to clean the nig afterwards but the satisfaction of having settled the cut before work on the hairy dog begins amply repays the Bud for this sacrifice. Poodles generally go In for moro style in cuts than do other dogs be- cause of their display aptitudes, hut the New Foundland has his summer suit each year with regularity. He Is moro sedate than the much cleaner nnd harhor fewer i____ bes. Their legs should be left with all tho feathers on and the heads also, nor should tbe bodies be clipped as closely as possible. A good even mow rnedi- umly close is best. This leaves tho spines not too conspicuous and at the same time lets on the air against their overheated bodies. As to designs, these pets are too small In size to carry anv Some buds clip but half the body th .Mistaken foi L Inventor. forward half or the after half usi'rilly some said he. the latter, and this appeases ing io a marked degree. There can hardly be said to bo much style to these cuts considered by themselves, but the make for the harmony of the fitness of things, and by leave enough hair ol natural length to discover the aristoc racy of the breed. At a dinner party in ouulh Afric.-i hostess told the Kaffir boy to "brine the champagne." The boy left and ,-c: turned without tbe wine. She com- manded him again to brlnjr tho cham- pacne with the .same result. Then whispered "No wine." Nonsense." said the woman, "there plenty." (lie native, "mo look jray cut from bohind his ears to within 1% inches of the tip of his tail. This 2% Inohos furnishes a good whisp for flies and he manages It with great dex- terity. Without the whisp the musca would annoy him In his nakedness as much aa the heat would torture him if Ills full coat of black curly hair were loft on. Ho shows a little shyness or self-consciousness the first day of wearing his summer gray Just aa a schoolboy who fancies tho world has stopped to stare at his new clothes, but when be surprised her by objecting tn the amount. He wanted to be palj moro for thirty-one days than for thir- unreasonably. i.-omnn re- monstrated and broke into poetry: "Thirty days bath September." etc. said the Kamr cutely, "no month thirty-one day, nil month thirty dfiv. Your month thirty day, then thirty-one, then thirty-two. No, me no stop and no Ionic could Induce him to con- sent to an arrangement that seemed likely to progress Indefinitely In fnvor of hla York Tribune, Recently two gentlemen, driving fa a wagonette, wore smoking, when a spark falling from one of their cigars set fire to some straw at the bottom of tho carriage. The flames soon drove them from their seats, and while they were extin- guishing the fire a countryman, who had for some Ume been following them on horseback, alighted to assist them. "I have been watching tho smoke for "Why. then, did you not give us no- asked the astonished travellers. responded tho man, "there are so many new-tangled notions now- adays, I thought you were going by steam." "Of course you don't buy poetry by the he said to the editor of tba magazine. "Certainly replied the editor. "Quality has more to do with the price than quantity." "Well, would you mind telling me just how you decide Not at all." answered the cheerfully. "We have a corps of ers, you know, and it passes tbrousn the hands of nil of them. If Hie mean- ing of the poem is apparent to all we reject it. If one of them ia unable to make out what the poet is driving nt, ft is accepted conditionally, and will be used some tiuif within the ut.'xi ten or twelve years If we have room. If it prove a puzzle io two of tho rgjdors wo put it on the hooks to be used nt the earliest opportunity, and to bo paid for at slightly Increased price. If all tho readers givo it up, we illustrate it; nnd If no one about tho shop, including my. self, can make even a guesa at Its moaning, we pay triple rates for It, and Invlto tho poet to become a regular contrUvj-tor."