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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey Vin. TKKNTON, MONDAY JANUAKY 20, 1890. TWO HOW THE JAPS FISH. CATCHING THE FINNY TRIBE BY MEANS'OF TRAINED COMORANTS A Trip Cp the Klver In the Korto Mara, but a. Queer Skill Required In HundHnj thu Die Blnlo A Sport Is Fretting. Qifu is the place to go to if you to see in all its perfection nnfl of tia extant formi of piscatory craft To har- tal Jollieet way, diving and ducking with wonderful aa the astonished come flocking toward tbe blaze of light The master is DOW the bnsiont of nwn He milRt, handle his twelve M) that, let the birds hither and thither as they will, there shall be no imperfimentof fouling He must eyes and his bttuHn following hl turn on ft forsy tudi arimiraWn rieTtcrtty and elovnn birds still bustHng about have scarce to get things Into a "nd in an- other moment the Is again perfectly in hand. An for tba ooriuorants, are (.mined when quite in winter with bird llrne on of thar-Jgbburlng 1 Owari gulf, at their flnt south- Kurd from the summer of tbe specie" on tbe tauiHMiu snahc-M of Japan Once they wolk wxll up to 15, often up to 10 or 20 yuan of age, nnd, though tbelr keep To winter bears hardly on the mnnteia, they are very precious and profitable hnntwra dur- ing.tbe five season 'and wrll dccci ve the great care (bat a lavished upon them From four to eight good sized fish, for ex- ample, is tho fnir wwult of a single excniidon for one bud, which coireuponds with an average of about 100 flsh per coiiiiorant per hour, or 450 for tbe tbreo hours occupied drifting down tho whole course Every bird in a flock has nnd knows its number; and one of tho f unmeet things about them is tho qnlck wittfld jcaloniy with they liiva- nably insibt, by all that coiiiiorant language and pantomimic protasl can do, on due ob- servance of the recogiilxed rights belonging to thetr individual numbers No 1, or n tlie doyen of the corps, the in yenrq nq well iq rnnk But nil tl 11 vlnlo ws have been drifting The Town of Acre Wai Worth This Is tho oldest tonu in Pennsylvania oil regions, having the first town to spring into lite under the wonderful stimulus of tho oil (vrcitoment. It is located on Oil creek, two and a half miles above Oil City, and it was here that third wrfl was drilled for oil, and ou tha McKlhanny fai ui, a short distance above Roaseville, first "spouter" nas struck This was the famous 'Fountain wliif-h flowed a stream of oil er tho top of the nVurick, high above tho tallest ticc-o iu the neighborhood, and stai toil the great rush of people into this onderful region This nas once a great oil mptropoh.1 with banking offices, of hotels and all the cominerual facilities of a city Being so near to Oil City and Petroleum Centei, its population never got 10000, if it reached that figure, but it was one of thu most active cities in thii belt of oil. It was surrounded by some of the wonnWJul flow ing of early oil da} s The Widow Me Clintock f ai m, which fell into the poseorsinn of Johnny bteele, afterwards known to the world as "Coal Oil is wirhm sight of this town Like othei oil towns, Ronsc vilta has been swept bj flreanuraberof timns, and there is but little of the old town left. What is left of it la a curious old iflic, In which there is but little to suggest the and. excitement nnd the fortunes lost anrl won In former days "Coal Oil Johnny" is by no the only man who fortune within sight of this queer old town The great oil file was here whan the well was burned, nnd Henry Ronm, after whom the town was named, was burned to death, along with sixteen other The story of tragedy has boon told in these and need not be repeated It was the most appalling tragedy In the history of oil fires, nnH, being the first, it created a won- derful sensation. There has boon talk of erecting a monument on the ate of the fire to honor the memory of the sixteen men who wore the first to perish In the development of the oil region Col who drilled the flint oil well, has no monument yet, tha citizens of Rouseville do not believe that either monument will ever be erected If oil were fonjid in a literal lake, instead of in a porous rock, Rouseville, like Petro- leum Center, would have boon situated over a lake of oil A nnmber of big well" were struck within the hmita of the town, and great "coshers" surrounded the town on every side. Not only were the Oil creek flats here wonderfully prolinV, but Cherry run, which empties into Oil croot at this point, produced some walls only second In richness to the Oil creek welli Some of thn largest of were near Rouseville, and it can be mud that the wells In the vicinity have produced enough oil to have sub- merged the town The money alue of the oil taken from the ground rww Rouooville 13 above The Story farm alone ha? produced about worth of petro- leum, and fitill has a small haps 100 bairels per month The first well drilled at Rouseville, the third on the creek, as stated was put down by the pnmitive method of a "spring pole engine This was no engine at all, but a stout sapling, or spi ing pole to which the tools were attached Three, or four men would pull the spung pole jlown and ita spring would lift tie took for tbe next stroke. This was called "tramping a well and as many of them were tramped dowu to the depth of 300 and 000 feet the operation was very slow and tedious No Ids than 150 weila weie put down ou Oil creek in this crude way before was ap- plied to the work Where three months were often reqmied to drill ft woll thpn: onp is drilled now in ten days and even less The history of some of the big wells neai Rousoville is the history of many, and will serve to illustrate the ama-nng richness of the oil belt in tins section The Rood well, on Cherry run was struck July 17, 1804 It was located on an acre of lefvd grounrf The land interest was to receive one-quarter nf Cho-oiland-theowiiersof the well tho balance One well was put down, and in ninety (lavs fiom stni iJng the drill had been real- ized from it by the working interest aloue. The Mmgo Oil company, of Philadelphia bought out one-quarter of the land interest in the for after the ownnr had al ropdy sold worth nf oil from it Mr Rood, after selling worth of oil from his aoCQUttiujoln' to Binvill halfof his Interest for A man named Prazier had an interest In tho well tha t netted him in oil, and be afterwards sold his Intel est for cash. Most of thaw Mies were cash in hand The Mingo Oil company paid for thnir interest in one pay- ment Three other walls were drilled on this one acre of ground, and from the four wells wei 6 i naliiwd. This Is perhaps the richest acre of gi-ound ever developed In the oil country. Tbe uilgina) owuera were men of Nuall means, Snd all beounn from rhh single transaction Even the Philadel pblaend New York companion who bought them ont at each figures real ized handsomely from their investment. There is no sign of the Ruud well or any of Its rich neighbors now The places where the derricks and tsnksstood are urotvu high ri' THE BLUE VALLEY QUEEN. ANCIENT INDIAN LEGEND CONCERN- ING THE MILFORD SPRINGS calonsr and the ant Ingredients The Chlers Daughter Chooaea Between Tw Lovely While nandering about the IJthinm springs, just at the edge of tho village of Mllfbrd, one day, the writer remarked the large number of Indiani in the vitJnity An inquhy developed the fact that the regooer- aWd savages of tha Omaha, Otoe and tiiboa pay frequent visits to that locality and always cirry off with them jugs and of the water The eight of a half dollar and a litO" perwitent questioning induced an ugly warrior, nith a six word name, to why they came KO far from their reservations to partake of the water TTrs story is one of the legendsof thn tribe, and was as follows, minus broken language Many ago the Otoes and FawueeS were united unrturone tribal organisation, and wore prflsided over by a tiqmpd Queuchaqnn Under his leadership happmpss and prosperity reigned Their vil- lages ware surrounded by fields of corn and their huts filled with the fckms of the buffalo and nnteklpe. Queuchnqua bpd a daughter, who was Shogo, the fairest and sweetest of the floweri The trophies of the chaise artoi ued her wigwam, and she was known nnd hon- ored for hei beauty far and wide Among the 3 mng chieftains of the allied nono were more assiduous in their attentions to the fair young princess than Italhaina, or the Fawnoco, and Popotrie, of the Otoes. Both of those youthful warriors were brave and noble, as warriors go, and for a long time 8bogo was unable to make any distinction in her affections between them At last, how- ever, she decided in her inmost heart that, while she was very fond of Popotne, she hied Ealhama better In this comparative judg- ment tbe aged chieftain Quenchnqna, coin eided As is ever the case, tho course of true love did not run smooth, and trouble ensued between tho hitherto friendly tribes very soon after tho espousal of TTalhama and Shogo A division of teri itory becnmn necefwii y nnd the Otoes were1 given the east of Big Bluo river, and the Pawiyes a broad mr- pnnse of territory west of the river Tho prairie on wu-Ji sula of tJip river for quite a width rftmpined neutral Experience prompt- ly proved toe folly of finnnration, and, maintaining individual Ol ganjyftions, two tribas again came to on amicable under- standing, woereby, in cam of an invasion, a union of forcco was acsured Thia treaty continued in effect until the death of Quen- rthequa, which, according to tbe most authnn tic aeoounte, must have oonurred some time prior to tbe time when Cbronado, entei ed the tei ritory now known as Nebraska in quest of the seven citmn of Cibolo and the magnificent capital of the famed King The death of tbe great chieftain was fol- lowed by several years of Popotne ncnt a swift momcnger to tbe nlhama and requested him tomrot In council a.Tnmbled at tbe Bait T Jpirq for the purpooo of an aniicable ad just- of the difficulty The Pawuee chieftain, over ready to form a union with his powerful brother, obeyed reqnest, and taking with him a few of his wise counselors weeded hla waytowaid the rising sun to the appointed place of meeting, buoyed on by the lilftesonjn Shogo, whose queenly braveiy, as she rode her spotted pony tonard the sceue of her nnrly childhood, dispelled any dark forebod- ings that might Lave lurked in the breast of Kallmma as he thought of meeting his old rival Ai riving at tho dnagnated spot, the weary travelers quenched theii thirst at the bubbling springs nnd exchanged greetings with UIBII brother braves The presence of thoir beauteous Shogo aroused a dormant feelmtr of jealousy in the Otoe chieftnin, nnd despite his good inten- tions tho preponderance of native treachery inspired him to deal a stealthy blow at hama, who succiimbed to the unlooked for attack The docd was done, but the aveng ing spu it of the aged Qiienchnqna arose from artuji, uiia, Ccainiglhesad btory or thi In dlan queen persuaded hu- that thu one mourned now inhabited the uuiitHiK grounds many hundred miloa to tho south weit beyond and btitmns She was willing to undergo too lioidshipj of a dreai y for the solo of joining of her youth and husband Thus she was persuaded to occoiji pany the c ivoliers with a few ti listed follttw ers, and after the fiacriflco of a spotted fawn on the and the dedicati m of tho springs to the afflicted of her muioii, she bade them farewell fower uewrm n to be seen, but over worshiped as Uicguaiaiaji Thus ends the legend 1 he Big Medicinn Water ia the Lithium springs at Milford, and the placo where toe rudely awakened spirit of Quonuhaqua turn 0d tho waters into bittei ness was tho site upon which Lincoln uow stands Even to this day tho Indians frequent isits to Queen Shogo s realm at Wilford, but not ono of them can be perauaded to taste of tho water from tho sulphur well in Government sqnare tu this city T mcoln fVeb Special In New "Voik Tribune A Diaina on Waahlngton. The late Mr Martin Farqnhar Tuppor once aspired to rimi motion as a dramatist His Washington, a Drama in Five Acts, 'of which a privately printed copy Is now before us, was written in 1876, as a note bj tho author records, 'for the of Amor lean and was "intended for representation m tho United States Mr Tupperuas bitterly disappointed at fail ure to mduco anj manager of a leading theatiem Amonca to produce his piece It is m blank and introduces Washington and his wift Benedict Arnold and hibRistar Mftiy Patrick Henry, John Adams, Benja mm Franklin tho Marquis de TAfayette and Major Audro The general is rather more addiqted in the play to long rhetorical epooches hlstorj would warrant us in and tht drama suffers from a general dm logue over action Stirring business, howev ei L> pi ided in the fourth vt Mr TUppei who quietly drops poor Honora Sneyd, poses Andre and Arnold to be betroth ed, and he represents his heroine as ing tho privacy of Waahmgton wheu the latter w lying sick in the camp at Valley Forge, and making a desperate attempt to stab bun after the Later fashion ot Chai lotto Corday This is in revenge for hm obdurate determination that Andre shall as asp} The general, having been saved by the timely interposition of Mrs Washing- ton, who appeals to be campaigning with ber hushnnd the latter generously condones the treaeherous act, for the author, who like Mr Puff had a fancy for complexity in the sen timental relations of hia personages, has imagiped Mary to be 110 other than the unn known lowland febe "earliest low1 of W ashhigtoM, who, i tx.ognizmg htr, ad droooco hei gnllantlv M} unknown pas- sion flower of hot fcixteei) On tbe whole, it oocins a pity that American playgoers were balked of the entertainment whuh they un doubtedl} might dci ived fiojn Mr Tup- per's bold nietbod of handling his hibtorical materials London Duily uy I" A OUK> Inches, nnd" fTOTh the mine Of wealth the spot has retuiued to ita primitive wildnom and (Pa) down, i id end of (1 Gifu, wh As each f water t) n I engng '.he d-f fort I i about us, to the lower np'l pro ngaln ftbi oast of I il yqundi ou H beached. t l nor til f M ont of the I >li vrcight i i j while pi 1 m thli 1 i oil J t l M i 1" I 1 111 alwuttlti! i Wifr -Whnt i nl the ono in tlio sonp. BIHj Teatn, I joined a group in the 8Lu> tovnt house, in tbe cmiter of which was Billy Rmei son, themi.iKlrel He was relating to erssomeof hiseipeiietjeco-on thnrofld "In my early he was saying, "I was a iliemhei of a little band of whoBu modesty was in perfect with its the We only played the and uvery afteinoon, or we gave our parade. As I was the star I indsted that, in order to give tone to the company, the manager and I should tbe procco sion in a carriage. I bad my way, and there was always a scumble on tbe manager's part, as souu we 1'ocned a stand, to get the bent looking callage anrl team that tbe town afTor-W "He were to in a little towu out west one night, and had secured from the only livery establishment in the place the pair f ho, in the town hwirse Well, there was a funeral .that dny but the stable kocpur, who was an Iribhtrmn, promised faithfully to be on hand at thn tavern by 2 o'clock Tho of the company, surrounded by a crowd of gap- lug rustics, were standing out on thn plank nnlk waiting for tbe start, and I was on tha porch waiting impatiently for 'me coach' At I 69 o'clock I looked down the road in the direction of the stable and discovered an open carriage with two horses on a dead run, di iven by our Irish friend, who yelled out to me a> be reined in his panting steeds before door. "Av yez thought I wam't coomin', sure yes don't know Pat Shea, for, be hev- iiis, I'd boon here on toime av I'd a had to brought the wid me York Star. A Now A mnn in tlni city has 111 t invented n rirw tl If n foi n Imsket, which 11 Imil 11 ilosi mod bo nnnpipnlfir in tho (ninmcui 1 nrild i i (ili mncloof rnttnnnool nntl IH FO f i t f Oifif tlio IIP llo n i t m tho I if 1 ot i to ntlici t i i i f i nr t I inrh I rit i ntlon i i c J 1 T i la on clips In (Innhlo fir clnMii Ifnt, but nlicn mudu and part-od Sc fording to his will he shipped u fourth his warriors, who were about to follow the example of their leftdar in waging a war of annihilation on thnir defenmlivn (juoote. Tho spirit of Quenchaqna, gpfolng the tomahawk of tbe slaypr wafihed the blood stains away in the waters which were immediately turned to It was decreed by tho uutiagad spirit that thn water should be unfit for man or boast until many mmmsrsand had pamvl away. Then, turning with the weeping Bhogo and her followers, tbe aonowfnlly departed Ui the direction of the setting sun One day's t.avel tivight them to a rapidly flow- ing stiwm, where sparkled rocky beda, shcidowed by gigantic tnxa "nd winding vines Proceeding to tbe wwtei u bnnt of the river the spirit of Qnanphnqnanmote the rock under a huge elm tree and out a fountain of pure water, over which the sad hearted Shogo br-Mng the wounded and curing the sick of tbe nation until tbe Big Medicine Water came to be re- garded by tbe eavngee as a for all ills. Shogo was now the owner of the Blue valley. Her good dcedf And self sacrificing devotion to her people rnwnmded throughout the nation, and she was the re- cipient of many honors and worshipped as ono who had direct communication with the Ureat Bpirit A high pioiuoutory, situated a few hun- dred yards south of the Big WfldtHne Water, adorued by stately oaka and overlooking Kego rapids, where tho waters ol tbe river wash tbe eepulchered banks, was the quiet re- ti eat of .ShoKo as sho watched the rising sun nnd appealed to hold oocret communion with the dcpaitod Prince "Tfulhatna. This habit gnve prouiinened to hof snppcwl feijpwi nat- ural powers, and this picturesque elevation was held wcred by her followers. Years paqsod away, and a strange people, clod in helmets nnd armor of brass, came 'r m tlm south (a portion of Coron- In'a Is flint impurity of tho blood which produces unsightly lumps or swellings In the neck, which causes running sores on the arms, legs, or feet, which develops ulcers In the eyes, ears, or nose, often causing blindness or deafness, which U the origin nf pirnplei can- cerous growths, or humors which, fasten- ing npon the lungs, causes consumption and death. It Is the most ancient ol all jllseases, ana very few persons are entirely fres from it. I low Can It Be By taking Hood's Sarsaparllla, which, by the remarkable cures It has accomplished, has proven Itself to be a potent and peculiar medicine for thin disease. If you suffer from scrofula, liy Hood's Sarsaparllla. "Every spring my wife and children have been troubled with scrofula, my little boy, three years Old, being a terriUo sufferer. T.ast spring he wag one mass ot sores from and all have been cured ot the scrofula. My little boy is entirely free from sores, and all fonr of my Children look bright and healthy." w.B. ATHuRTOHfiPassalcCity, N J. Hood's tfarsaparilla Sold bjr all (1, for J5 Prepared only byO I. HOOD CO., Apothecaries Lowell, IOO, Doses One Dollar AT 1 eij Latent IJKO THM CNOIO1V t B. H. SHKi i.'-NHKBOitV. Tkmton, X i, THO8. w. .1OHN8OH, Pull AIVA OBOuavKY, B. OHiHi AT.BKKT or 3. R. J. M. k l t> i ,T. r m i H HARPS JJItdS JUST W A Grand Assortment of Novelties in IIAMUUKG3, VMBK01DKBIK8 Among which mre entirely new de- slgna never Been before, whleh we huve just reoefred throngh of the largurf, Importing hotuwjn New We guarantee no finer nor bet- ter-made Embroideries In the market, above M, that we aie to sell these new at positively lower prices any New York able to offer to JOB, no matter who they are, for we bought them for and are able to give nrprMng to yon. Call and compare our Embroideries nlth any others and camnkre priK8. P. 6. Notice We glvt elal notice that nil the old Famuli Vmbrellai from 1889, left fur corerlnx and mint be called for within 80 foyt froai thli date, or Kill bo told for charge. 16th. WALUSV I rrsi nts it c i r t! I f nn THE i AXATIVE AMP NUTRITIOUS JUICE (IK TUB FIGS OF CALIFORNIA, Combined -Kith the ruediciml of plants known to he most beneficial to the hiiinaii sjstcin forming an agreeable am1 effcttne laxatne to cnna- nent'j cure Habitual Consti- pation and the manj ills de pending on a weak, or inactne condition of the KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS. It is ti most excellent remedy known to "LEANS? THE SYSTEM EFFECTUALLY V> hen one or Coaaupated PURE BLOOD, REFRESHING SLEEP, HEALTH ana 8TRENOTH NATURALLY FOLLOW Fvery one is using it and all are delighted with it ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR i- J--K Urnbrella and IN THE CITY, NJSW YORK SUN HAT, 82 00, 5O and OO IIATTH.I, 10 fiiaat State Stroot STKWAIIT IIAMMONI> Eqnipe YOUNG I.ADIK8 and OENlI.FMFrN Tit? TJiKN'I'ON ;