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Cincinnati Weekly Times (Newspaper) - December 4, 1884, Cincinnati, Ohio Vol. XLT. T*ío. 48,•CIVCIXXXTI, 'X'H;UXÍ,S1>XY, .I>Ií:013MM13H. 4, 1884. #1 I*er Year*. A Itcply. BT J. n. 0KM80N.    ‘ Yon ask too much; to let you gee How ercHt a joy ’twill be to me, When next we meet; For then, we ho{>e, I ehall be tbine, ilud all thy charms will then be mine Alone, my sweet. When to my heart thy heart is pressed. When on thy loyal, loving breast .My head I's laid; When quivering lips and eyes shall tell Whiit win ds can ne’er reveal ao well— Can love be weighed? Thlnk’st thou the number can be taken 01 all the leaves by breezes shaken? De.qi is the sea; Its deepest place was never sounded; Its furthest shore is still unbounded— bo love 1 thee I —;The Current. ■    I    I—    ■    m    ■    ■ NOT£8 AND NEWg. A hulf-incb rope will safely bear 000 pounds. Cow were pastured on 11 iston commouB as late as 1807. Mr. Blaine has rented e.vSecretary Win-doin’s house nt W’ashington. \V>»ahlnglon i?i rltoi7 voted in favor ot the tnxntioii of chiireli property. It is said that ruin bns not fallen in some pnrts of (ieorgia in more than 100 days. A wotnnn in Bortlund, mI., has be-queadied |3,«N)0 toward paying the national debt. • A Boston crank stood on the street, corner Friduy and hugged every pretty woman w ho pus-ied. He wa.s sent to the house of correction tor six inonths. Ttic liotise of Rppresentatives of Vermont refused to increase the Governor’s meaner salary to $2,0J0, hut added |»00 to the pre-«eat ainumitand made it $1,500. Tho Washinglou gossips who have been trying to iiiurry the Jiiimiii^h Minister to some Amerieau beauty are discouraged to liiid that lie has a wile and sun in Spain. It is said that Mr. B. T. Barnum is transporting a colony of Connecticut farmers to D.ikoU. The Dakota people will prob.Thly think it the advance guard of ’’the greatest show on earth.” The value ot tuxnole property In Tennessee is now 12.0,811,184, an increase of fl.2iiO.ail over last vear. Tae rate of taxa-lou tor Slate purposes is oo vcuta uu tuu hundred dollars. During the ten months of the present year the total immigration to the United States fell ofl' from fiOl.OST for the same pi'riod in 1880 to 114.324. 'I'lie corre«[>oiid-figures lor Canada are 103,485 and 188,- Tin re will he a National Conference of the State Boards of Health in Washington on Decetulicr 10. The principal topic of disciiHsion before the Conference will be the best inotlitHls of preventing the importation of cholera into this country. The following advertisement appears in tho London Field: “A mitrried couple of position, wishing for an occasional change tp a country house, would Ix^ happy to visit people of status for. a few weeks, who would accept remuueratiou for the same. Address, &c.” A correspondent of the Pali Mali Gazette calls attention to the alarmiug mortality among Bishops’ wives. It appears that at pi^nt there are six Bishops who are widowers, livo who have been married twice, and one, the Bishop of Liveri>ool, who has been married throe times. llie elaborate icing that imitates H-ost and ice on Christmas cards is done by scattering particles of ground gloss over gummed cards. These tiny atoms penetrate the lungs uf the poor girls employed in the in ami lac ture, and either kill them or render thorn soon helpless invalids. The Leeson of Dull 'fimea. [Philadelphia North American.] Though the outlook can not be considered . jocouragiiig, this is not a time to .despair. The burden rests upon many shoulders. That it entails hardships upon some in greuthr degree than upon others need not be said, for imsfortune has attended some lives and improvidenoe still others. But if each shall purform such labor as may bo offered, we regard it certain that means will ho found to keep the wolf front every door. The lesson is, bear and forbear, each accepting his fortune as cheerfnlly as hs may. Is it lltmlly Consuiiipilon? Many a case supposed to be radical lung disease is really one of liver complaint and indigestion, but, unless that diseased liver can be restored to healthy action. It will so clog the lungs witb corrupting matter as to bring on tbeir sficedy decay, and then indeed we have consiiinptiou, which is scrofula of tho lungs, in its worst form. Nothing can be more liappilv calculated to nip this danger in tbc bud than is Dr. Pierce’s “Goiden Medical Discovery.” By druggists. A survey has just been co.npIetcd by the Pan llaiKllp Itaflrond Company from Dennison to New I'hlindelpbin, O., witb a view to getting a more direct route to Cleveland. Tbeoltject will also be to strike the immense coul fields in the valley. All liaillcM should know that hoods, scarfs, riblmns and all fancy articles can bo made any color wanted with Diamond Dyes. All the ptpitlar colors. lOo. at druggists. None etiuul thorn. Wells, Uich-ardson A Co., Burlington, VL Tho total number of coast disasters that reotdved tlio aitcutiou ot the Life-saving Bervice of the United Btates was 4.‘ti), Invoiv-ug a profierty valuation of |10,(M17,U40, of which $0,101,354 was saved. New York City is America’s metropolis; her pride is Dr. Bull’s Cough Byrup at 25 :cnts. General ILium, Assitant Secretary Jos-yn, Colonel Dudley, uudge Lawrence and Ibcr Iriendsol Senator Logan have culled meeting to arrange to give him a rousing ceptiou and serenade. IV I oil My luuibaud (writes a lady) Is three times the lan since using ‘'Wclhi’ llcalUi lioncwer,” MI8S JOE’S EXPERIMENT. A Thanks^^iring Nfcy. BY ROBE TERRY COOKE. “Say, Clorintla! Mis’ Ilougli’s dead.” “The mercy’s sakos 1 you don’t say 80,” answered a thin, shrill voice from the chintz-covered rocker which held Miss Clorinda Mills’ lean figure and faded chalky face. Miss Joe put her arms akimbo, and looked at her with her habitual expression of endurance. She w'as thin, too, but muscular, eti*oiig, energetic. “Clear grit,” the nciglibors said, but she had all her life been oppressed and depressed by this weakly, ailing, whining impractical sister. Clorinda had all the con^ilaints any mortal frame can entertain—according to her own showing. “Clorinda is greatly afflicted ?” murmured fat, kindly Mrs. Potter, the new minister’s wife, when on her tenth call on the “Mills girls,” as Siafioi d people called them. “I.ord, yes!” snapped Joe. “She’s had everything on the face of the created alrth, save an’ except smallpox and coiisutnption. Them is to come.” With a tiny house and garden of their own, the interest of $2,000, aiuí Miss .Foe’s tailoring, the two women «joiitrivcd to live, with no Inxuncs but Cloriiula’s patent inediciiie.s, and no aniuseinents but Mcthodisi meet ings and a ••po.sy-bed.” Mrs. Hough, a well-to-do fanner’s wiic, who lived near by, had been one of their most laithfnl and considerate friends. She not only .sent them potatoes, ai»i>les and choke jiears, in their season—with now and then a jng of hntfermilk or half u dozen eggs—but every Thanksgiving she gave them u plnm]» cldi’ken for tlieir ¡ ceremonial pie, half a sqnasli for ]»ies, and a quart of cranberries from the swamp on the upper farm. It was a real calamity to them when a seven* attack ot typhoid fever took her out of her ground-floor bedimmi—musty for Avant of sunshine—to Hie dry and Biinnr yri’íiví>j'íii-d, ft»y willi d-iisiioK, asters, golden iirI and the heaven-blue gentian. “Well, I do say it,” rejoined Miss Joe, “she’s ben and had the typhoid | bad. And she Avan't real strong. Land! avc shall miss her awflly.” “She ought to hev took HaAvle’sKed Receipt right along ; 1 told her so. 1 told her she’d onghter doctor forthem faint spells,” moaned Clorinda, rocking harder than ever. “1 don’t know about that, Clorinda. Sometimes 1 think them things haven’t done yon no great siglit o’ good, and you’ve took about all the’ was to take, certain.” “Why, Josephy Mills! Yon do’ knoAV hoAV bad I should ha’ ben ef I hadn’t taken ’em. Like enough I should ha’ been lyin’ in my gruA'e this ten year ef I hadn’t ha’ doctored.” “Well, that’s so: mabbc yc would.” Miss Joe Avorked for and Avaited on Clorinda continually, but she fled into the shed and clattered the pots wlieneA’er her sister began to moan about her poor Aveak back, her iceble digestion, the “neurology” in her knee, or the “sciatiky” in her liip. Just noAV, hoAvever, they Avcrc both absorbed in Mrs. Hough’s death. “We shall feel it dreadful, come Thanksgiving,” sighed Clorinda, whose infirm digestiA^e organs never quailed before a good dinner. “Well, I hadn’t thought on’i in that p’int of vicAV exactly,” said Miss Joe, cheerily. “1 don’t knoAV but what ’twould seem kind of folksy to hev our OAvn vittlcs for once Tha'nksgiviu’ Day. Seems as though I’d just as lievcs be thankful to the Lord as to the neighbors once in awhile.” “Why, hoAv you talk I I never heerd of tho I.ord’s sendin’ chicken an’ squash an’ cranberries to folks; ’taint really wliat you could call inanny, nor there ain’t no scch miracles as manny and quails in these days. “Well, tho Loi-d helps them that helps themselves, Clorinda, and I do hanker to be a mile more independent than Ave bo, a good many times. I’ve ^ot an idee, and I’m a going to fuller it un. I saved them last squash sceds’t Mis Hough sent ns, and I’m going to dig up a corner i i the garden an’ hev a liill o’ squishes. I can get road-scrapin’s enough to inanui*e 'cm, and tliev do say dish-Avatei^s fust best to make things groAV ; and I can ncg ’em along in front of the current bushes, so’st they Avon’t SAvanip the bcets’n things in tho beds. I b’lievo 1 can do’t as Avell as not.” “Well, s’uosin’ yc can? Squashes ain’t chicken, nor craube’ries, nuthcr.” “I hain’t got to the end of the idee yet; yon Avait a niinit. I dono but Avhat spiced eurrunts Avill be jest as good Avith chicken jile as cranb’ry sass, and we’ve got plenty to stcAV up an’ sílice.” “’Taint no ways the same things,” said Clorinda, plaintively. “Well, it’s another thing, and that's just as g()0<i, lucbbe better, for a change. And coneernln’ a chicken, Avhv, we can buy one o’ them Ilrainy of Mis’ Emerson cheap while it’s real little. 1 shouldn’t Avondcr of slie’d sell it for ninepencc.” “I don’t recly sec, Joe, Avhy 'twon’t be jest as hard for yon to raise one Brainy chicken as Tis for Mis’ Emerson to raise liull broods. t:ccms as though ye Avas a countin’ of ’em some in advance.” “Well, Ave can’t always tell. I can cosset one, Avhcre I couldn’t twenty. I can get it anyway. Ninepencc AVon’t make or break us as I know of, and if I do my everlasting best to make it live an’ it don’t, Avhy there ’tis; it’s a dispensaticm. But I guess it’ll live.” So Miss Joe proceeded to the Avood shell, Avhere, Avith the staves of an old barrel, a broken hoop skirt, nails and a hauimer, she jnoceeded to construct the most astonishing hen coop possible. In one corner an old scullitz poAvder box. relic of Miss Clorinda’s “bad sfMills,” Avas fastened to the side as a drinking trough, and when the coop Avas securely staked down, ©lose to the b.Tck door, a nest of hay Avas made in one corner, and a substantial perch fastened firmly across tho Avhole liab-Itation. Mrs. Emerson proved propitious, and a Avhitc Brunina chicken was installed in this mansion about the 1st of May with all due honors. It really put new life into this small house to have an object of such daily interest and care. Tho chieken was named at once for the sake of some "handle to ’t,’‘ as Miss Joe said, and it very soon learned to knoAv that “Peter” meant a summons to its meals. “It’s the knoAvin’est crctur,” exclaimed smiling Miss Clorinda, Avho really sometimes forgot her aches in the antics of her pet. Every night Peter Avas taken into the kitchen for fear of rats or Aveasels, till at last it was big enongii to leav'e the coop and pei’ch on a beam in tb«> wooU-Louao . at night. And never’ a chicken grcAV so fat. It would jiatter in at every meal, to be fed outof the sisters’ hands, and Avonld fiit up into Miss Clorinda's own lockor, and go to sleep on the cushion after tea, Avitli her lull consent and ajiprobation. .Meantime tho squashes pros[>ercd. "(iuess you’ll have pies eiiougii,” ’anghed (,'lm-inda, Avhose interest in be thankful on squash pie and 6|)iccd currants andpish cakes; but I couldn’t be thankful eatin’ Peter, not if I had a Fourth o’ July cold collection along with him.” “No, nor I nuthcr, Joe; bless the crecter! I couldn’t stan’ it without him, and I think fish-cakes are the best of vittlcs!” The sisters slept the sleep of contentment, and got up in the morning with a SAVCCt consciousness of iiu-pentFing evil fore„ver removed. But where Avas Peter? He did not conic to breakfast. He was not to be found anywhere. For an hour they hunted nnxionsly, Avlien just as Clorinda Avas |)eering under her hand into the dark corner of the woodshed, Avhcrc Joe had elimbeil over the pile to inspect certain old boxes and barrels, Peter flew right out into the inspecting Josopha’s face Avith a loud and exulting, “Cut-cnt-cut-cut-cut-a-dacnt!” and the astounded and confounded Avonian screamed out— “Clorinda Mills! for the land’s sake! As sure as you’i-e born, Peter's laid an egg!” This settled the matter. Tlie sisters had never kept chickens in their lives before, and had taken it for granted that Mrs. Emerson would not sell them a hen, and iniieed it was an oversight on the iiart of the good Avoman hcr.self. But this unexpected development consoled Clorinda and Joe for the Aveakiiess they had shoA\ u about killing their pet, eA^en for the solemn feast of Thanksgiving Day. To kill a Avbite Brahma pullet Avoiiíd have been the slaughter of the goose ivi^ll^oldcn eggs over again, feo Joseplilt n    ¿-iWt~4ii I    01..A baking of her i)ies Avith joyful alacrity, and Clorinda had just laid Hie co.llibh on tlie tabic to llakc and soak it for Hie dinner to-morrow, Avhen the door opened, and Mr. Hough, stumping in, laid doAvn on the nearest chair a iilump yonng chicken, a bag of eranberrii;s and a big rod cabbage. “I knowed ye bad sijuashes’nongii,’’' he said, looking out of the AvindoAv tlie cbicken and garden had kept her J    at    the    luimp    handle,    as    if    no in the open air more tlnin slie liad ever been in her life before. "Well, if they ripen up good, I can sell ’em all to the tavern. Miss Em-ci*son she’s agoin' to have them railroad folks, engineers, yon know, to lioaivl Hiis winter, and she’s bespoke all I can let her liev; and, Clorinda, there ain’t one among all her Bramys that can hold a candle to Peter. I hefted the biggest on ’em last Aveek, and they wa’n’t no ways to be compared Avitb liim.”    y “Do tell! Well, Avc’vc cosseted liiniup so! Ile’seet and cot all iie could swallcr and itAvould be strange if he didn't grow sonic. I don’t see Avhy he don't hev no comb nor spurs. 1 thought they ahvays had ’em.” “I.and! ho ain’t nothing but a elilck.” IIoAveA'er, cA'cn wlien snnimer jiassed b)', and cool, SAveet autumn days set in, Avheii the big squashes lay like golden spheres on the grass and along by the currant bushes, J’etcr made no shoAV of his jtroper crest, and knightly appendages. He Avas fat. laz\', liapjiy; would nestle in Miss Clorinda's lap like a pet eat and foIloAV Miss .Foe.all over the house, Avith an attachment so evident the old lady more than returned it. But at last November came. The Governor’s prueluination Avas read from the pulpit; four squashes were Nloivd on tlie npitor ))antry shelf; thirty hail been driven off'in Mr. Emerson’s Avagon to delight the souls of hungry railroad workers Avith abundant pies through the coming Avnnter, and in Miss Joe^s jiurse $ti—tlie result of her horticultural labors—lay comfortably stored for some time ot^ieed. Montlay came; the Thanksgiving squash Avas stcAved and strained. Tuesday came; the spiced currants AV'cre fetched from the cellar and examined. They Avere not fermented at all. At tea time Peter camo coaxing and iiattering about for Ids supper, his eyes bright, and the late appearing comb fresh and red. Ho Avas Avliitc and plump, and held his head on one side and iK*ered at them Avitli a look of tlcinure fun. Miss Joe looked at her sister, and Miss Clorinda looked the other way. A chicken ought, by all laAvs of cookery, to bo killed and dressed more than two or three days bclore it is cooked: but Stafford custom was coii-tcnted to slaughter its animal food over night. If Peter was to be parboiled next day, and set aAvay to cool before encrusting and baking, he must be killed and picked to-nigbt. Both sisters knew it. They had thought about it and dreaded it silently for a Aveek. This Avas the last minute for action. Miss Joe looked at Peter nestling against Clorinda’s goAvn and looking up, expectant for a crumb. “I can’t do it,” said Miss .Toe, loudly and promptly. “I can’t and I Avon’t. Ef yon Avant chicken pie for Thanks-givin’, Clorinda, you can slarter tlie crctnr yourself. So there!” . Miss Clorinda burst into tears. “Josephy, I’d a’most as lievcs kill’ud cat you f I don’t care a cent for no pic, but I set by Peter like my eyes, ana I couldn’t no more eat him than 1 could yon, as I said afore.” Miss Joe laughed, buj tho laugh quaA’ered. “Guesg 1 should be a’niost too tough for you to oat, Clorinda; but you’ve sot my mind to rest. I’ve been a-thinkiii’ and a-frettlu’ in-’ardly quite a spell about this matter. I hated to give up your Thanksííivin’ dreadful; but I couldn’t noAvay sec ni) Avay to kill Peter. We’il ha\^e to I body Avas in the kitchen, "and—and— weli, siie allors looked out fur ye Tliank.«givin’,an’ 1 allers calc'lato to.” Then ne stumbled out of the door, draAving (he back of liis hand across his eyes. Aiid they had their chicken pic, though Miss .Foe’s experiment Avas a failure.—[Youth’s Conif»Hniou. Const aney. BY B. T. M. One snnimer «lay. Happy and gay, AV«! wandenül bv tbc river, Tbrniigb the iniipíc trcci Caine the i-onling bre« zc (The tliouglit of it now in.ikes me Bbiver.) I»y the ekiec .ibove lie swure that ni*» love AVmild ever ne true, tirni .And const.ant. If my iinswer was "No" (And be feared ’tuonid be ho) He would die from IiIh l«;eling8 rlebpondcnl. He pleaded his c.Aii.^?, And, goose that I waa. I ¡il)Hor«;d all he ouid with avidily, I never cun gnoM Why my aiiHwer was •‘AVh.’’ • (How 1 blame iiiyseif for my Htupidity I) I..Ast ni^ht nt a dane« I met bun by eb inix*. And the wretch turned on me the cnlu shoulder. AVben iigniii I trust man (If ever I cnn) You will tlnd mo conHhlcrnbly older. A Unique .\|tariiiient. [ITiiiailelphia Ledger.] In the Lazicnki Palace at WarsaAv, Avhere the Emperor and Empress of Russia resided during their recent stay in that city, Hiore is an apart-nicnt knoAvn as Solomon’s Temple. It is so called because its Avtills are adorned Avith the paintings representing several incidents in the life of King Solomon, such as his famous judgment, the Dedication of the Temple, the Queen of Sheba’s Visit and Solomon’s Dream. The painter, Bac-carelli, was spareit the trouble of drawing upon his imagination for the portraits ot tho IsraelltisFi personages who figured in the [lic-tnres, since the Hneanicots of the then reigning King of Poland, Stanislaus Augustus, Avho inhabited Ihii palace, did service for the JcAvish irjoiiareh, while his courtiers Avere repivsc'iitcHl on the canvas by Polish princes and nobles.____ Where is Mr». Webb'a $S,05(r? [I/}u<ion Truth.] No very great Avliile ago tho country Avas agitated by the untimely and dreadful death of Matthew W«bb, the sAvimmcr, in the Niagara River. A fund was started, and the a{ipoaI was fairly well rcs|)ondcd to. £050 being collected for tho widow. To this day tho money lias never been forAvardeíl to the pro])er quarter. I wish to ask, why not? The pro«*eed8 are of c(Miise perfectly safe and sceiirc; bit they Avcre equally so in the pockeU: of llio donors. A reason is Avauted lor the delay in transmitting to Mrs. Webb. Baron Bothschild cerlaiulv diil not give his cheek for £20’merely to have the money banked, seeing ivh.it are his own resources in the banking line.___ That Is Ono Uonnolatloii. Il’eorla (Hl.)l-riii .ript,] One cousolalion the Henublieani of Illinois have is that If the Legislature is Dctno-«jratio, anil sends Carter liarrisou to the Senate, ho will be out of the State a good porliou of the time. George Burris, tho spiritualist doctor ol Mt. Vernon, Ohio, avos adjudged insane »iiU sent to tho Ceutral Insane Aiyluni. If yon an- fnllInK, bi-oken, worn oui and nerv-uuB,ub« "Well»’ Ueulth Renew er." fl. Lruggikl», A BRITISH COLUMBIA GORILLA. Description ot a Sti*Mii((o Creature Captnrevl Near Yale. ]Yalc (H. C.) Cor. IJiillsb Colonist.] In tho immediate vicinity of No. 4 tunnel, situated some tAVcnty miles above this village, ai*e bluffs of imk Avhich have jiitherto been unsnr-monntable, but on Monday morning last were fiticcessfully scaled by Mr. Ondenionk’s employes on Hie regular train from Lytton, assisted by Mr, Costerton, the British Columbia Express Company’s messenger, and a number of gentlemen from Lytton and points east of Hiat place, wlio, after considerable trouble and perilous climbing, succeeded in ca[>turing a creature Avhieh may truly be called half man and half b<*ast. “Jacko,” as the creature lia.s been called by its captnrers, is something of the gorrilla tv|)e, standing about four feet seven inches in height, and Avcighing 127 [Aounds. He has long, black, strong hair, and resembles a human l>eing, Avith one exe^eption, his entire body, excepting his hands (or paAvs) and feet are covered Avitli arlossy hair about one inch long. His forearm is much longer than a man’s forearm, and he l)osscsses extraordinary strength, as lie Avill take hold of a stick and break it by Avrenching or tAvieting it, Avhieh no man iiviiigeouUl break In tho same Avay. feim c his capture he is very reticent, only occasionally uttering a iKjise Avhich is half hark and half ijrowl. He is, hoAvever, becoining dailr mni-p atlflulu>xl-Ca    JVfi. (fcorgc ’J’ilbiirA', of this place, Avho proposes shortly starting for London, England, to exhibit him. His favorite food solar is berries, and he drinks fresh milk Avilh evident relish. By advice of Dr. Hannington raAV meats have been Avithheld .from .lacko, as the Doctor thinks it Avould have a tcnd«*ncy to make him savage. ’I’lie mode of capture avhs as follows; Ned Aiislin, the engineer, on coming in sight of the blutf at the eastern end of the No. 4 tunnel saAV Avhat he snjiposed to bo a man lying asleep in close firoximity to the irack, and as «[uick as Hiought bloAv the signal to a[)ply the brakes. The brakes Avere iiislantly applied, and in a few seconds the train Avas bi*ongl»M« » stamt still. At this inomoiit the snpiMAscd man sprang u]), and uttering a sharp, quick bark, began to climb the steep bluff. Conductor R. J. Craig and Express Messenger Costerton, followed by • baggagemen and brakeinen, jumped froth the train, and knowing they Avere some twenty niiiinl4*s ahead of time, immediately gav«* olíase. After five minutes of |M*rilofH climbing, the then supposed demented Indian Avaseorraled on a projecting shelf of rock, Avhere he could neither a»<*end nor tlesceml. The query iioav was how lO caiitnre him alive, Avhich Avas quickly de« id<Ml by Mr. (h’aig, who craAvled on his hands and knees until he Avas about forty feet above the creature. Taking a small piece of hmse r<M*k he let it fall, and it had the desired effect of rendering ])oor Jaeko inca|>ai)Ie of resistance for a time at least. The bell-rope Avas then brought up, and Jaeko avhs noAV lowered 1»» terra firma. After tirmly binding him and ])laeing him in the baggage ear “off brakes” Avas sounded, ami the train starte<l for Yale. At the station a large «'mwil who had heard of theeaptni'e l>y tele-idioiH! from feinizzmn I'’lat were assembled, each one anxious to have Hie first look at the monsirosily, but Hn*y weredisw[»poinled, as .F tcko had been taken off at the maebim* sh«)ps and [d.aced in charge of his present keeper. The question naturally arises, hoAV came the emitnre Avhere it Avas first seen by Mr. Austin ? From bruises about its head and body, and Hp()ar-enl soraiics since its capture, it is sup-|)Osed that Jaeko ventured loo near the edge of the bluff, sliiqwd, fell and lay Avherc found until the sound of the rusliing train aroused him. Mr. Thomas White and Mr. Gcmin, C. K., as Arcll as Mr. Major, who kept a small store about lialf a mile Avest of the tunnel during the past tAvo years, have mentioned liavingsecna curious creature nt different jKiinIs between Camps IJ and 17, but no attention avus paid to Hieir remarks, as |>eople came to the conelnsion that tliey hud either seen a bear or a stray Indian dog. Who can nnraval the mystery that snrroiinds Ja«;ko? Does he belong to a species liitberto unknown in this part of the continent, or is be really Aviiat the trainmen first thought he avus, a crazy Indian? TAPPING A VOLGANO. Wondrrfiil llesiilta that PolloAveil Well-DigtcifiK In Tfzas. [CiiH-o cor. Dnlhr Hcralil.] The citizens of our quiet little city arc all throAvn into a groat state of wonderment, and tho <|ueslion in every one’s nmiith is “What is it ?” To give a projier descripHon to the readers of the Herald your L'on*o-spoiulcnt is not able, an ^ as for technical terms a more scientific pen than mine Avill have to take up Hie Avork to gratify a Bcicntilic Avorld and give tho causes Avhlch lead to this Avoiuler-fnl vomit from the mother earth. It will huA’c to sulfiee for me, therefore, to give ail ueeuiint of that which has led to Uic discovery of this wonder ful furnace that is noAv throAving out from the Imwels of the earth far into tho heavens red balls of lire. Almut tAvo inonths ago our enterprising townsman, A. (i. Eppliii, undertook to boi-e for water in the rear of his place of business. Ho bored doAvn a four inch liole some sixty feet, and finding good indications ot Avater, he concluded he Avoiild sink a well of TOgulaiion size. He accordingly engaged men and set them at Avork, and tohi them to in*08ecutc the Avork (loAvuAvard until they found plenty of Avater, even should they have to invade the kingdom of China. Accordingly, each day found the men at work, without any interruption until last Thursday, Avlien tho late rains interfered with them. This morning the work Avas again resumed. As the Avork pi-ogrcssed nothing of a very peculiar nature was observed in tlie ditfercril stratas of clay, sand and rock that Avere passed through. At a depth of about five feet the Avorkinen struck strata of limestone Avhich, by blasting, they got through in thirty-six feet. At this depth (forty feet) they struck a rather curious formation, which takes of the nature of a concrete, or rather a conglomeration of pebbles shells and claj’, cemented together by some internal furnace. This was got through after blasting some twenty feet. The next formation reached, and the one in which tho men Avere Avorking at the time of the bursiing of the crater, is a kind of soajistoiHj of a beautiful pink color. The stone is soft and easily cut, but as soon as exposed to the air and sun it becomes qmicTiara and partascsoí stancc*of marble, and is capable of a fino, glos.sy polish. A letlge of fiA'c feet of Ibis formation, was gone through Avhcn the last blast Avas made. Your conospondent thinks if it did not bring the Avcll borers to ('hina, it brought them close in the iieigbborhooil of Limbus. After the last blast Avas touched ofl', Avliich Avas about 5:50 o’clock this evening, a loud, roaring noise followed the echo of the blast, Avhich was heard for miles, feo great, indeed, Avas .this, that vibration after vibration followed, that bouses in the vieiidtyof the well shook, and everything seemed to shake eartlupiako-likc; ebiekons that bad gone to roost doin of his baehelorliood.—[Pitts oh Hiljotiilng trwf left Clironicle-Telegraph houscAvives Avho Avere preparing the evening meal ran to the doors; men in their Avorkshops took to the streets; stores were dcsci*ted; dogs barked; horses dilated their nostrils and seemed restless; everything en-doAvcd Avith reason eceincd terrified and aAVCbtriekcii. The roaring sound abates not in the least. People ai-c afraiil to go within a block of the lilace. And now, oh, horrors! from Hit* nionlh ot this Avell great rad balls of some sort of subslaneo ai*e Hirowii far up into the heavens until lo>t sight of. What la-comcs of them no one can tell, as none have yet been found, or seen to fall. These balls at regular Intervals of ten rnin-nles illnmimite the heavens for miles around. The roaring llic avcII oiJ-    an    the balls ai*e cinfttc<l. The balls avIicii ]iassing through tho air look like sky-ro«kets, only that they do not hurst, but pass right on out of higliL It is hard to estiinate their size, but 1 should judge they are as large us twcnly-iHniml caiiiiou-balls. What Keieiitillc men we haA’o here arc at a loss to account for tliis avoii-di'ifnl furnuee, Avhich is io« ate<l near (’isi'o. Dis. fetont, Yunce, Maiicile, Fislior, and IVofessor MeC’oiinell, concur in the beliid'thaf a crater has been tapjicd. If such is the case a volcanic ern[)tioii has been avoided, iMtrhaps, and Ave have been saved a dreadful calamity by the boring of a Avell. It is now 7 ilX); the town is grandly illuminated; the rotii ing still keeps on. Tbc people arc frantic; some are crying, others are praying. The streets an; ci-oAvded Avitli country people. Nearly every ono asks the qnes-lion, “What is it ?” and your hunible servant is Avaiting for developments. Mile. Van Zniulr. [Ix)ii(luii I/elt(>r.] A writer in one of our society ]>a-[lers gives the most probable cx|>lan-ation of Hie conecrted attack on Mile. V’an Zandt in tho Paris press. She will not piirrliuse the favor of Boulevard critics by money or otherwise. She ])oses a little as a hoyden, but is Iborouijblv Avell belia\'cd, and is admitted into the best French society. Her cheek bones are high, her nose an elongated snub, the loroliead, broAVS ami eyes show intensity of ebaraeter anil ¡ntellect, and her mouth is siinnly iierfect. The hair is au-bnrn, and lias narroAvIy oscupcd being sandy, felio abhors the stage, and nings only iHicauso she wants money. Sue is not Inxurions in taste or habits, and her dream of happiness is the Iranquillire of an American or English home. At all ncusons of Hi» yi'iir i»cople arc lia-»Z) contiuet elillU and fever, nn«l oltirr BorU of inxliiriul üÍH«>aM>s. Misliier’s Herb Bitters Is without a rivsl in tbo ircutiiieiit ol all oontfdHints of this ebsracter, as it is for«.:üoli'ra luorbns, dysentery, Indigestiou, etc. UliMvles J. Itlioiles, a prominent eiU-zeu of B.n'e Harbor, Lanousler Ce» l*a., writes; ‘*Y«>ur bitters cured mo of fever and ague. I believe it will cure any cas«i ot fever tin.l iigiie. I liavc seen it tried uflcu enough to know wliut it ean do.” David 8teriit)crg, a DitiiHVillo dry goods lueiebant, assigned, with $OU,‘‘uO llabilitt«.’S. "Rough on Coiut," for Coi'uh, Uuuioni. 15c. Kink .Vocn. BY P. T. K I’ve often been to the eiirn«. Likewise the miiiAlrel »how. But now uiito the roller BkatiiiK rink 1 go. Sometimes npon the rollers 1 »hoot aonwH the floor, Somctime.H njKm mv *pinal Column 1 drop and roar. Sometimen it Meema the planking From nn«ler me swtttly goc». Ami then 1 go a-aibling Along upon my nose. I’m Just one mass of abrasions. My facial Itesuty'a marred. About me 1 havcioiough «pliuters To start a lumber rard. Pve knocked oot several grin«lers. I’m sprninml, ntid sad, and sore; But I’ll sti«:k to roller skating. For 1 like it more and more Each day that 1 don the rollers. And I shall tike it while It bounces me round like a foot-ball. Because it is all the style. CURRENT FUN. Wcare rapidly becoming Enrojjean-Ized. The edelweiss has'been found on Mount Tacoma, in Washington Territory.—[Hartfoi*d Post. “this is enough to take aAvay my breath,” niurmnre<l the youth as he seized a handful of cloves before reentering the theater,—[Noav York Journal. A Georgia man has paid for a farm with the melons off it, to say nothing of the sfrngLding young doctors he has firmly establisiicd in business.— [IjOAvell (jitizen. A Western paper publishes a divorce lawyer’s adveitisementj undci its iiotieos of weddings. There’s nothing like adATitising judiciously. —[Brooklyn Times. Tom Thumb managed to leave a will disposing of$lt),OOH, Avhich isa great deal better than any giant has been able to do for tAveniy years past. —[Detroit Free Press. A girl is a Miss until she is married and then siic is Miss taken, and the fellow Avho does it Missus the frec- Sevnral people Avill be mad to learn that 25,00U human beings can stand on an acre of ground. Some folks tickle themselves Avith the idea that they take up at least ten square fecL —[Detroit Free Pres.s. “So you think it is immoral to bet on elections, eli. Bibbs?” “Y'es, immoral ami als«A unlaAvfnl.” “I Avas just talking Avith felnbhs, and ho doesn’t thiiiK so.” “Probably not. He won $100 from me.”—[Chirago News. When you see a Prohibition editor who ahvays keeps his writing ink and postage stamps in a Avcll-locked cupboard yon may be sure that he is never Avithout a few cloves in his Avatch pocket.—[F’all River Advocate. A Great CliAiice for liirerarjr Men. [.St. Jítiuc» Gazette.] The highest prize by a very long way ever offered for a literary per-forniaucc will Ijc award*?d in 1925 to the successful author of a simple biogra[)hy. Fifty years ago, according to a tveckly contemporary, General Araiitschejoft', the friend and confidential adviser of the Emperor Alexander L, dei>osltod in the Iuijmj-rial Bank of Russia the sum of 50,000 roubles, Avhieh is to be alloAvetl to ac-cuniulatc at interest till the 1st ot December, 1925, Avhen the entire amount, principal and interest, is to be handed over to the author of the best Avork on the life and reign of Alexander I. The fet. Petersburg Academy of Sciences will deeiiloon tlie merits of the different jierforiuances sent in, and aAvard the prize, Avhich will by that time anionnt to the enormous sum of 1,918,000 roubles—about £300,000. A fifth of tho aiiKuiiit Avill bo deducted for the cost of printing tJie AVork. The remainder will go to the fortunato author; and so for once in a Avay there will be a literary man mil-lionaira. Not liHiiiHlry IMc. il’ef.k’HSuu.] Tbc head ot the honmi bay been in tb« babit of m‘easiuuall\ taking home a n.ady made pic, believing that "pie :tiul civiliza-ilou au bund in band.” Last S«inday » home made one was put on tbc liiblc. 'I’he aiustwHsnot us brown an that of tho «Ttuor» bud t>een, nnd little Kiihi, exumin-mg her seeli >11 with a «-ritioal eye, hu «í: ".Muumia, this ain’t n laim try pie, \t It?” The* Firat K**!'!! Twinge. As the M!U8>n tul vanees, the putn-t and uehes by which rheiimatUni makes iUelf known, are cxi>erienccd after every ex|tus-ure. It is not elaiimnl that H>>od's Sarsaparilla is a spc‘citte fur’ rliuumatisiu—wo doubt it there is, ur ean l>e. su' h a rom**dy. But the tbuusunds l»enefiit‘«l by Hood’s Siii'sapurtllu, w'urrunt us in nrging other* who snflfer iroin rhcumatisin to take U bo-fore the tlrst keen tw inge. To Much Wealth In Paper. |Chioa*o Tluios.J A vast amount of business has been dou« on purely si>eculativo bases. .Men have grown rnormouiiy wealthy who bad not t dollar to Invest; many have acquired and spi'nt millions who never did aietiitimHio stroke of business. The result is that uiuub ot tbc Bcemmic wealth of tbt country has been, and is, ttctitious. "Itongh on Itch'* cnrca humor», eruptions j-lmrwonu, tetter, mlt rheam, trusted leel, ehU *JÍHÍU».

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