The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19??, October 27, 1887, Image 3

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liincfio Appreciation or Modern rlaaa
cliTlnjf llo-.v Civilized Tooplo "Urlrs
Itach Other ( Uio Wall American Pol
itico M t'ooplo ttoi;crIicK2.
Tlio lliinj; that takci my ye tho most
wifttnrii clvil'aticm u tho way tho Air.frirr.Ji
ni'iuN mala- 1 heir tun: if y. Thcr'":; nuthh'S
small alxiut ( in their rrabhhi;? (I-:.c3,
t !- ability t n.i!o milliorji u;o.i nutlim.',
nml the remarkably civilized way they lire
ul.o'vcd t o it tabes the h atLcn'rt eye. If
that lin:ui'-i. ri'!'i secret is i ntt-j ln- 1 into
China ly a mi.-siniiai-y like (A. nut Milkio-wi-z,
of tlii- 'li'iii .-..- bruiting syndicate, tho
utile empire will become willing convert?: in
asiaI-i day. 'J'oMiHi rofitable (-atcrprL-o
oven II. I. M. tlio ;l;i-ror wnnH jin ia.
And ihon 7"ily U tho Liiiiie.To lmmdric-3
throughout tho I 'nitiil States, and the no'.v
tnniblsoin.- social ami -milt ieal probh-m of
Chinese immigration would lio a thing of tho
To 1 111-11 t iw .!- s. -riom tiling;, I confers I
i t lint uinler-biii I w 1 1 y , for u matter ;f mero
;: i- 1 1 - i', i!i people s' cruelly nii'l per
sistently crowd each other to the wall. From
tiny to day, even through tlx: ri ip;I it: under tho
fleet ri.r blaze, they -na:;c i:i :i wild simple
for cxiilcii'-e, when I. aven has m.ido the
earth to v.i'-'c forth her abundance for th'-ir
c4inl"orL; v.i.'ioat tho iic-.- :. -ity of t heir kiil-
i. 'i ; eui-li ! !i.-r t ;:t it. Yet t !iey Io;i"t even
ailo.v their i of burdeo time to i!ia.;'.i
eate ih. ir foo.1 properly. No wonder they
fall I.y the road i t -. .Miacry isde? iei-.-itonv.d
crime rain;ant, mil the tew successful in
their liii-ineial and social aims "drop ir' .just
us they nr.; all rea !;.' to enjoy life. Look at
lo-.v.r rrn:i.i .v a y ilari.c; bii .hi'"-s hoius on
any day,!y i.i ami about l"i;I:'oii
street. Why, the i:ii.e:is,ity of lh s'ru.Ic
for worldly existence j:s m:iliile te 1 there is
sinply i'!ioii;',h to In eze tho nerves of any
coiitenipl iti:t ; heat Ueii. Cui l.ono? Yhat u
life! J!i, MiiTior lM'i:i;;s; is t':eie no more
t 11! irr.nv; h; this the mo-lerii luet'ao.l of
jiri'oarin; for t!ie future.' ?so wonder your
jieart. di.jja.-e is co;.:;iion and Voiir liisiuiu
ji.vluu:; are crowded. liar, civilization so
i: lvanee.l tirit it j r; et uaily niah.s men will
ing slaves iii a mui't. H' constant anil cruel
jneiital au-ii' h.'
l-'ashion. si;.!.1 a'ld h.ihit make it necessary
jir such t- :ri:!e co;:lcntions, I !....', iis'di" most "civilix-d"' part 'f
the lT:i:!id S(.i. -. .. lamily of six, poor and
iilmosl depe,,,; it, v. iil lmy nr hire a?i cxpeii
t.ive 11:11 ie ! . e.ill.-d a pi-mo, and phie; it in
Jhe parlor jv-l f-r saoiv, ami just. !.eeai: :o
oth-r liimilie .. who are U-tlcr oil" than tliey,
ii. ivc th-- s:;.u ihiiii;. The heathen prefers to
have n piano, liu' ha o sonulhin;; yxi I to
;at and wear.
vi;:w 0:11 rui.incs.
.In poli!. s, ani.iii, tin' civili.-'d Aniericau
jiation, if .-..-e.: to me, everybody is boss in
ihe m.i'or el' e-,, ..;-ai;:e:)t ;;ud hoIxkIv is
boss, k!ut ;d:
"!'-"' in;-:::
.(V!.: i:i the mutter of
.s.:. iv.cryhodv waul. tho
;v :i few aio ;;etiiiiC it. As a
lass lawyers rale. 11' the sap
: ; ft a descent is madeupoii
l)lx!lc. 1 1: 1 1.
rule. t!t .- fiiVh
ly of ; li.'.j' ri
tae saloons a:;
1 liipior di es to oecupy the
i;silioi!S oi
n;:sr. i.inii lii'.-n as I ne luce
II. is, I'.e.ehi r, Horace tSivelcy
,mil 'tli -r i:it-i.n:r.-.vaj-.le
I I ,
ur'rail sueii
ti iiluuder t i
2so , wh; I
let tua! giants left to die
ai,i-a! l ui -.'ople. They are
u may not, In- shrewd enou-,h
qnleiJy M. mt;h.
conseo ient -:i ihis outraeu'.is "up-to-V:-k"
ta-;ili 1 ly ihis tiiorious lrpul.lie.'
.( '.-j-teinlv the salaries id" it; ollicials do not
.cat it lip. a th'-y are. with hardly an excei, tli'' potiiv'-t p-.:id o-iicials in the world,
jlven a 'lid ;ra le !:iandariu of China ;;et'
M liiircr salary '.'lau the presi.'.ent of the en
lire I'nite 1 S;-t-cs at 1 ust iw ice theamouiit.
And yet there more oilieia'.s iii t'l.i;i.-i hy
ut lea-t t. n times tii.'.u there aiviti the Tutted
States, and the taxation i:i that -ountry is :;o
li-ht that the people hardly lV-el th.e loss,
there ln-in; iri taxation noon any!l:l;;;r iu
many of the 1 ro iuees i-xeept salt and land
actually cuitivarcd. T.-si the latter thero is
onlv something i;.Ss than 1-:.' iki- cent, of the
grains raised, and upon tho former 1 percent.
There is aliso'uUly 110 ta.t i:;kii hoiie-e;uLs
tjy real e-lite :i. I act nail.- under calciv.-.t io'.i,
,nor any persenal p'r.'1'eriy tax. Vtt the ii::
jierial livaiiry of China is one of the richest
ja .sia. Thi'iv is not a ilo"!.,r of ii-itiov.a!
! -ot CM-ept t'.l-it owed to '.he Ktllopea'is .soal.-
yars ao, . ! (-;. the cpii'.in -..'.s iV.ved upon
tho heathens for vhe ilea. hen t;ood. Even
that outru.;eoa; vA'KU:t ha; hce:i hir;,e!y
:iid oil" by the cco.v mi:-al hfiicheu politi-
ri..vcK for r.i
:il YOftiG MEN".
If f were a vo!:i:r mm, e--!e-iv.!!y if I v.-
i t ;:; ! hr.d a generous 'eld in rn " r.i
mv Ii:n: iviiha Ho -!-;:l piK lcetlAink, 1
prefer t.. II'. e 1:1 Ameriea t- any otl'.er j la.-e
.u earth, l.i. I 'u ;:j!d taie . 1 care not to
i;ct old. for tlii s is a -oaiitry where nil l-ien
fwl v.o:i:e:i iavariaMy take a lack seat.
o;neli:nes they r:v -.sot -.'cn a'lov.ed the
coraiort of liny 'eat at all. It is ( u'.y her-1 I find old men and women are servants
of the heaUhf'.d youth of either vx. It
seems to a comn'.oa law anion;; the pi-ople
here to rais. and s.ipTH.rt chiidren tus sa:n;v
uonsly as tlv ir lueaus p-jrmic i.:;d co-.-.thuie
J.- support them, even lonj after they are
.ribl to eai 11 Ca irown living. I'.et when it
ionics' to 1 he oi l ie -pie's turn sintiniont
twns t ) dwiii'lle down ahr.o.-.t to zero. In
tiocie'y t!;e youa.v are i;c i:ir; 01 u..ifau.i.
They are the Llooi-.iin- tl.e.-.-ers. The old
jeojjle are shut uy in the kitchen behind the
Vhata muss the people of this country
jijkc c-f th.eir love busincsjl Are thr r.nder
t:xidiu;;s of the Aaurirai youth obtu.4.-i It
freiiutiiTlv takes yeaisof their valuable time
t whisp-r anient love to ta -h other, mvi
reiueutiy, at ihe very hist mo:aent, they
f.udde:ily "lin.l out th:it they did r.ot love each
other at ail. "T?-ey were shiu-'.y trying to
liud out each olh.-r's ivculiaritles." Occa
sionally there eonrti;-..". aciually terminate in
a marriage, but' as a rule the love makin;;
business is then over. There fore, the only
next intere.-ti:.. tiling between tht:u is u
iu:-.rri'l av.d a i-voree.
All American ladies like babies, but only
few like to be their mothers. Even the richest
Uibies will only have cows for th.eir foster
mothers. This is western civiiiatioa.
IVomr Chiu Too in New York YVorl.L
I.otta's Cooil Taste.
"It isn't the men I care about," says Lotta.
with a little su.-v of the eyes. "It's the
v.oiaen that; I work to please. Any one can
l-lease tho men that's the easiest thine: in
the world, i-ut it's cpuite a diU'ei-etit uiatter
to get the- v.vmeu to liking you. I like
women bea; for my friends, too, and I have
them in every city in th.e United States. I
like to read books that v. omen write, and, in
short, to know all about them. one knows
Letter than I r.ll the difficulties there are in
the way of their suecess, and 110 one rejoices
more than I when I Lear of one's getting
ahead. They give mo my btst inspiration.
L'hieago 2sews.
IIom the Iiut!lciib Itliil: t ) .l lSoyhoud
Arc lina.le,; oilier ISail Habits.
"Early 1 i hv," lir. Seidell h.iid, "w.-is
ofth"sui-i -.t. niea'r. by which in unity is uc
fpiired." lb- s iiil this liebit was oriiiaaily
forim-d or loici il by our l'l.riian foiefat liv.-s
in New iin; land. J'ronably iiiaay of us can
reriieuiln i- the 11 : L - sliocks by wi s h e w. 10
uwak in d when youusters i - .'-ly in the
inoriiin. I- ! -e o..r I. rales :.nd bo.ii.a
were Mj"i' iat!j n rn; r; ':l. r l v sleep from
the chau iioas ni.d 1 v i L 111. -a:s of tl.e;rc-
io.'i i da .
Some !' i- e ;:i : in :i 1 r 1 h :' m in;-; 11
command, " ' t up. 11 e.v, ri;;l.t a v. ay. or you
can't ba-.e a:.y I re 1 !: I :: : t. " T! ere was a
command. co;ip!.! .i:h a thnat, aad aji-pli.-il
in .-ueii a icacM i- .-: to ki-nlh- i 1 the
la al t. of t in- epiu.'t l:oi! tor rrsther I ;.) (lie
liei ee (iriv of a . ' 'lbbo.-'i 1, -i Th in
alienable ri.-l.ti of ar; I.. ylioi d had
licen invade I. and tin- hi ! . i uriilii;; -pas Ion
of anger was cri. d in the ii; -art of lie !. e,
(itthe vei-y out. 1 t of .niotla r day's experi
ence. Whet rou ' d (10:11 : !-.- by such a
itart'ine; in junction, tin- Ixiyi.h vieiiui ri
lua'.i -d "as m id as u Mau h h-tre" all day. A
'-rempf nr.v couuunnd to t. up .'. I.e. i one".;
Klcep is yet nn!:ni..h- d is a command wliii-lt
grinds the soul, curd!' -s t!i bloi. 1, s wells the
p!"i 11, t'i -ets all ; iod iiitea; i, r-, and dis
till bs for an e::1 ire day th'- im. 1 1 ! 1 ae . it ie i
of a boy, just as a tornado di' : m !.s ;:! 1
levels with advancing ruin a fi r: -,! 1 f iiii;.;':ty
"Anoihir h-ibit, bu! al.s peruic-ous one,
is that of li.-iii;; loo lat in the n 1 :!iia;,
while slill aiiother habit l"nn:iig to brie,,' ou
in anity is t he h i!. it of 10,1 .in;; me's r., if sud
d' i:'v a:'l r a long night's ; i 1 ,i. After tho
brain has been in an a:::, inie ;;i ' ii : 11 for
.-evi ral hoars, and after the meat.-d':es
l.avc Ih'i n j.i-acltcally sus: m'.-d e.u ::; r t I'.d
u l'io'1, t!ic )-. .m:ii.!ii..-i of tae'.';.! ;.etvj!v
should I, very jrra.lurd. A p. ison v. ho
waki ns sn.lilenly, i h.ak'-s hine. !i" and ji:::;; s
out of bed ;:s if b' i.:s:!rii-l: by ii;' i:t i.i! ; ,
v. ill certainly injure I,;..; l.r.:in if he i o: -tinues
that habit for a su'heient. Jeu.c.liiof
time. The sudden l:i h.i c ( f t he b!' m 1 . Is
by too sharp .-cJivity ;:l ;.r a ! lag u i!l i:i
tin 10 pro: luce r. .i;:at 10,1, po i!.i 1 1:; dure,
in the walls of the cerebral-.' vh. A 1 -boii
should w;:!:e:i h;ms- !f s!.,v, ly. i:ud i hon'd
list a short tins- after;;, indulging in
.some light, g":ii,il, men! 1! l erat ion, just
enough to .stimulate to normal activity tho
brain forces befei e he l isi s from thi; recti 111
Iiji.I posiiio::. lb raid of lieuiLh.
loiu-iK-y f tile :;ilia:u ,Jaw.
The noonday cu t. ears were d -..pping cut
one by one inau a aasom street restaurant,
lien a dys. ,. pt ie looking man who sat at t ho
next table ...tart led me ..y a hig: "il;i c yoti
any idea how many miles a man's jaw v. iil
travi 1 in the .course of life, assuming that
he lives To be 1u y ars of ;";i .'"'
''Weil, I never thou-. htof il ," atisweris 1 a
young man, who !r.!t ,1 in his v.lid career of
beef. teak'. The ily, peptic laa 11 1 hanged his
scat and expired a ia;:i h i-niled piece of ja:er
with 'ini' iigur-'soii if, hie!i hi proceeded
to exi lain:
"Tor the lirst b ti a -hi! 1's jaw will
go about iuelies d'bly, or r.'i";. ",."".!) inches al
t .;j;etli r ii. a d e.- de. Troei hi ; loth to his
Us h year, v.i;.-d v. '.'. !i 1 heuhig ; sun, f;d and
toliacco, he iiii work hi ; j iv, for, sav, four
hottrsa day, a! .:u a 1 i ;.' 1 f f ue-half an na h
per mini:' : that wmiM make in a day l:jij
i;iches,i- i-i I n ye:.: s i '-.') ;;; in.ehc.-;. Durie.g
this time he .-;:!;;": a'ss.i. live hours a day,
t ra vi rsin; ; ii.i-ei -i'o-.irtlis of an inch a
minute v. ' h hi : th.:! u ;;;;J ive in t en
years .Vi .'. 1 inches t o be added to our
former f: ures.
"'or the ne-;! f. ;(;,-. ii . e years he vi!l
r; sixty miirites a cay ia eat iug. when ho
will ope:; hi s mot:; h h-ilf au a minut ,
r.nd seven hotui, in ta'Irii.;.., v. I:-. :i he v. ill av
erage livc-cighihs of a:i iucli; t is, wLell
you tigtire i' out, o,xKn-i' ia'-'u --.
"U'v now j:.T. '.-.u- man t:. y.;us M. For
the last live vers his jaw s a rest. I'e
will eat no itioie th:-..i tki.-Iy mii.tites a lay at
-nedi.i'f inch a miuv.te, ov -jr."io ini in s, at !
Ikitig t!
tau-e trave!id will t ot
atuoat.t to more than e.'s.MM incites. Kow
:': fie total. If we .-.dd the varieus sutvis to
gether v.v get i'i, s:;:,.d7y inches, and dividing
l. v e the i!".::ibi r of inches in a mile, you
iiii.i that the maxillary journey is a distance
of h;T miles and a fra'-fion."
"i'iiitt is rbuiily interest l-.i;.',"' sai l the
young man. ' llave you over c di ulated the
. a:..e lip trip for a woman?'
"idy dear boy," came the slow, sa-1 repl.",
"life is short.'-' i'hiiaih Inhia News.
( ari v iiijj a "f.ui Try I'iitc."
Two ladies on Woodward avenue. A.s
t!tey stopped to s'ti .ik n:u of them drop;.-. I
her pocket book aiid the money in it roiled
aut on the sidewalk.
"Too bad." said the other as she as-si-tcd
her friend ton-tore the contents; "it's such
lad. hick 10 drop :a-.;;:ey unk.-s it belongs to
sor.'.e one el-e."'
"i don't mind," a::swere.i the owner of the
p.H-ketbook, "because you. sie I carry a lucky
pii CI '."
This habit of carrying a pieoof money fcr
luck has heeoUiO soiaethiitg more than a su-per:-tit
ion since it is a practice common,
umo.'g all chts.- i-s.
"I wouldn't take f 100 for that sixpence,''
Siti.i a staid bit dness l ee.-nt ly. "I f uuid
it in mv mother! 5 arse when she died and I
have always kept it as a souvenir."
He did not say that it brought him luck cr
that he had assy super.-titiou connected with
ii. but he unconsciously valued it a.s a chari'i.
Th ro is a piece of bone that is taken from a
a 11 h, called a sheep's head, which shows
plainly the imprint of the lei ier "L.'" ' The
atrical people value this wry highly as a
iucky piece.
Tho Scotch have .1 fashion of handing back
a trilling bit of coin v.heu a payment is
made. This is called, a lucky jieimy, and is
alivays carefully treasured.
It is'ahe.ost import -hie to find a pockctbook
that does not have some trilling charm in it
to brin lu-.-k to its owner. It may lie a
coin, a stone, a c-j.iJ.eUen :
a child:
first tooth or a : :nooth d:rp.ncc. but it is ex
pected to accomplish .o-ue or all of these
uiissioi;:-: Keep oil' iii.-ease; avert the evil
eye: protect the person carrying it from bod
ily harm: 1 ring pro.-pei ity i;i business, love,
cot r. tsh'p a:t I i!i".rri.ige; thv.'art the evil de
sigys c.f c;:e-n:es; insure tisTle journey and
jK-rfoi-m ntu'.jy ether upi-Aivnl miracles. De
troit Free, i'rer-s. 4
How Ste.i-.o-.i:"; ( lerks Ae;uirc I?ooJts.
"You r ho.v I ma to v.vll jyjste 1 in
the currn.t btv rr.i-ure of the ile.y,"' said a
clerk in c:.e cr" -.he l.ige steamship lines.
"Well. I v iil tell you: Every steamer that
arrive:; I board as soon s; rhe leaches tha
dock. Vrh--i tl.e psssjngirs h.:ve gone we
that is. the eh rks gather up the liooks left
behind or p::rp;soiv ia.-.t awav bvtho as.-eii-gers.
T:ey read" ail the 'latest English.
Trench a:;d Ccrntati bocks in the voyage,
and we take -uv i f them alter. Yes; I have
earriecl otr of ot.e steamship fifty lirst c-hiss
novels tiiat cost irom i ::e to live shillings on
the other sid and c .ii'uhi't le 1 ought here
for twice that. Sometimes tho stewards get
them c::d sell them to liook dealers; but
uiore frequently thev resell them to passen
gers who want "omethirj to pais away the
time." "Jfew York fc"tai
Visit t tin Slubli- in Now York Ctty
"Where I'nfor" 1111. it- Cilifs Aro tVIul-.
lU-iicfaetor .f 1 1 iimatiily A-'I'ist Their
Wills .--lotbis Opi oaiiiil.
The loft extends about twrnty-fivc fef-t o:i
Hot! st rci-t and runs Lai k about 4 ighty fe f ,
and ir. divided Tngi; .udlnally into a stsbia for
tli--' al ( s and a:i 0,1 rat ing room. l';:!.:,e.l the iioithern part of the stable lira
twenty tiny .stalls, ;tgd back of llu -e are tho
cribs w hence the an i ma Is talc -1 h'ir food. And
it is fnid food that the cal ves g t , for t ho
b.'ticr condition the -a!f j-in thcbitt.r tl-.n
vacino -wiil be and the le.-s lik. 13- mi' injuri
ous cli"ect:s to follow v.!:":i it is used fin a hu
man being. This ttal.Ie is in charge of a
competent groo.u, who devotes to tho
care of tho r.uiiuais, watching any cham i ;
in their condition r.ial treating them accord
ingly. He, too, .sees ihrtt tiny- m given r.!l
t:ie hay and Indian jr:cr.l thy c:t:i digest. At
th-; si nith of lhi'5 stable is the opera the; room,
th" torture chamber of tho animals when
they are subjecied to t lie Junei t of the vac
cinator. Al. the side r.exf to the stable is the
bench i;;.on , h fe'a tho animal is stretch'-1
v. hen under; : cing opera, ion, and rl.out the
room a re ftch es 11; 0:1 which lie hit! id nils of
g!jo-,e truills, treated with virus, drying so lis
to be read .-for use. This room is airy and
well -I.
The board f health does not .buy its own "dr. Voting, the proprietor of tho
-ib'e, li nn'! ;n : a:!;;e;iii ni by which ho pur
chases t la- anha-iis, and .-:: ! -r they have been
vaccinao .1 he seiis Ha . a a; ain. -!i:rging the
health board the ililo ri ivo l!i the buy
ing an 1 selling price ;-nd a coiiim:-.-,ion on t in
tr.iesaet-o::. Tliey ail coon front the big
! -Loekv a !-il, where the m- n kuovv about what
t I'.e i ict or.? want. !i :: take liiueh trouble to
ii; z out the p:i 1 tieuiai ly heaiihy itnim.d ;.
Then they are bioa-hi. to th? lower lloor of
tho stable, where 1 1e-veterinary surgeon as
signed to the vaccina! ion bureau makes a
cat . ft:l exaiiihiation oi' I lie :u.imll. The ani
mal, if pronounced in lit condition, is trot Led
tip stairs and given one of t he lit Ie stalls in
tho top story. There hi- is allowed to rein;, in
until he h:s fed well mid i ; feelit-g as though
he had at !.e-t found comfortable ;u;;r! -rs.
Then he is hauled out by his no and tail to
the operating roam. There he is held ipii tly
until one of the attendant buckle; a strap
around hi-, loft hind ieg. This strap, at
tached to a pulley ro;o, is;;ven a strong pail
by an attendant, and up vu-s t he calf on tho
v uccinatiag table .villi a thud and a snort of
deci.led displeasure. Ih.t his struggles tire
utterly useless, for by this time a heavy band
is buckled over his nose, mid neck and fore
legs. Then he is at the mercy of the surgeon.
Hut t he latter does not vaccinate at once,
lie lathers the inside ,of the calf's bind legs
and then can fully shaves away till the hair.
Then the animal is allowed to go back to his
st ill and rent a'.shi'e mil il the vaccinator has
a.-r.v.igod his virus evil his vae'-lne "spades."
Tlieso arc long poit t s of bone and tire Use !
ou the calves because Ihey will hold mere of
the virus than the ordinary juill. llecause
they are big ji::d hold more than
virus to vaccinate an infant th"- are kept
c-xehi- ively for the animals. Alter a rest of
a:i or so tho calf is trotted out of his
stall again and again to sel over on its side
upon the vaccinating hoard. Then the real
v. ork begins. The ihvter takes a big six
hladed lancet and holding tho knives to
gether cuts the shaven skin of the animals as
to just pierce the outer layer. Then the op
erator uses his lancet at right angles with the
original cuts and so abrades the skin that it
wiil readily receive the virus from the
""' Hut the "spade" is not used at
lirst. The work begins thus: All the blood
is carefully cleaned away from the abrasion
and then n quill holding a small amount of
virus is nibbed uptin the spot. Then comes
the "spade," which holds about four times as
much virus as the ordinary quill. The virus
from tins is rubbed in carefully and then the
calf is led back to his stall. As a rule four
abrasions tire made upon the shaved skin of
the animal.
According to the statements of tie physi
cian in charge of the vaccine stable, the
calves show no evil effects from the vaceina-
'ton. Their npitito is unimpaired, ia fnct
meycavi more man un-y ui.t oc iore ine opera
tion and sin 'W none if that lassitude infants
and adults often do a Iter vaccination. Their
allowance of food is increased. In t);i v.ay
Jie calves tiro treated for about seven days
when the virus has done its work, and again
the aui.u.d is phc-ed upon
and th. n the important business of coiiei t h:
the virus begins. For doing tiiis. t he qui'ls
and ".-padi s" are prepared for the reception
of tlio virus. The quids which are taken
from Russian geese i re purchasable from an
importer nam-'d t)e Yoiui-jt, who charges the
h.eahh department eio a thousand for them.
They are tied up in bundles of 1(X, nii:l sent
to the vaccine stables, where men cut them
into convenient lengths, aed scrape the ends
so that they will h-id th" virus. The cidmnl
is p-he-ed upon the operating board as before
an.! the roughened end of the quill usi.ilo
take the vaccine. Then comes the drying
process, and'iuentiy the treated quills put into hermetically sealed jars an !
stored, in an ice closet. They are then ready
to be used on the most delicate skin for the
prevention cf smallpox.
Wlion the board of health has finished with
the e iives, they are ordered by Tdr. Young to
the stock yards, where they are cither sold or
slaughtered. As the calves used are princi
pally the heelthie t that come into the mar
ket, the former fate generally awaits them,
but farmers are somewhat shy of vaccinated
calves end will not give so much for them e.s
they will for those which have not been
treated. New York Commercial Advertiser.
Cal laml's Ural llstatc.nuom.
The Oakland real estate boom has, in a
great measure, subside;!, but the people up
there came very near going crar.y while the
thing lasted. In the height of the boom it
w:a; fashionable to sell tide lands, and very
frequciitly the lets sold were and are covered
at high tide. A stranger from the east pur
chased two fifty foot lots, without ever hav
ing seen them, and shortly- afterward he had
a chance to sell them again. Calling upon
the agents who had sold them, ho said:
"I would like to fee those lots I bought the
ether day, as I have an opportunity to sell
"Have you ever seen those lots!'" asked the
"Well," said the real estate man, "it is now
iust -:;IU. high tide. Those lots are covered
by water, and if you will come around at
exactly '5:15 they will be uncovered and you
I can see them." Los Angeles Tribune.
What the War Taught.
The idea that the southern white man
can't work the cotton Celds in person has
long since leen exploded. The southern
whi'e found out during the war that he
could stand a gi-eat deal more wind, weather,
Euu; hiiie and exposure than was popularly
believed. The Caucasian can stand as much
sis any other member of the human race.
llaeon (Ga.) Telegraph.
Cunluo Pet a Burled In tL Crinctrry A
I'an-ot'j Cusfct-t In a AV'omun'H 1'iiilor.
Asked tbout tho truth of the rcort that ho
had recently interred a dog in one of the pul
lio cemeteries, n Hrondway undertaker said:
"I was coasiiltcil a we.-k or so ngo about
burying 11 dog, but the party Laa not ordered
g f-oflht yet. I l.tvo furnishe l cofll.:1:, how
over, for quite a unrulier of dogs, and oii"o a
ccjiTin for a parrot. Tin highest pri'vyl CQ-
ket I r-. er supplied for a dog coii !-lh A
.N'e-.v York lady was th" iiiouriiT. it wr. r.f
solid ro.e.vooil, carved, silver piai.0 and
everything lirst Ha I i'
just, what kind of a dog ij v.a;;. Its i.iin.e
w is on 1 he pinto.
"Tiiir.j is no re rem onyehout a d'"g"i fun
eral. If the o'.vue;- l.ehcvet bis dog baa a
:, eil, be is very I: lady to lrcc-p th ) I ehef to
himself, and ii' ho uidr.'t it v. ou! i
bo 1 :Jhi r uioh uit t- fr'-l; any mini t-.-r to bi-.y
prayet s over the four footc 1 pel. Tho dig i'j
t.iieply pul ia'.o a hi id's c.i- k-tof f.lting sise,
r.i.d conveyed ia a h' :.rse v. a-on toe e -nie-t
-ry. There tho human mourners are in
wail imr, an 1 thc. are smi" iphto striking
e:;hi:.; v.a.s of ;.rief over the 1. pari -d a:.i
Xii'j!, v. ho:-;o Luilz has 1k-.ii launchi 1, sw it
were, 0:1 the v.-.e.ers of oblivion.
"Ir the :' ni' t :;.- ant In l it h s fibj.ct l. st:ch
"C. : tai; ly not. At Ie:ist, I have not heard
of 1 heir object ice;, e-. ' a if tli'-vhail a legal
1 i,;ht to 00 so. Tin- di gs are interred in the
private burird lob; of the owners.
".N'o mouutnent thai 1 ant aw:: re of has
been erected to u dog, but tin owner fixes
:-n:no way of feiiuig where tin animal is
b'jri'-d. Trie aveinge price paid for a dogs
"it to si:,, and ik-- 1 I: ; with
plate 1
i.sur liy il. er, ;.:nl :. ui times
Pointer; and setter:; aro tim d;
mosi ly favored wit h sia h luxurious burial,
ttud Indies lire in ihe niajot i.y of those who
lie. tow the cr!.-t!y post mortem honors ou
tlieir ca-ilae fri -ir'.s.
The casket lor tlio parrot c.f which I have
spoken." he added, "was really an i :: i:isit.)
work 01' ait, uu l the cost of manufacture
alone w:ls over ?';J;j;'. It was one f.xt tea
inches hi 1 nglh, of solid rosewood, hand
cat ved and hand po:l. bed, and the mountings
of solid sil ,i r, while the linings were of t he
richest (p:hty. llenculi the outer cover
was a plate l.e.s covering, through which
ihe .lea.l bir.lj which had been carefully em
balmed, could bt; gazed tqion by its dev oted
The reporier was shot. 11 a photograph of
tin- casket, and it appcari d to be lit for a de
ceased princeling. The parrot, has not been
interred, but the lady k"eps the casket, with
the remains, in her parlor, and it. is to be
buried with h. r v, hen she dies. She has sai l
thai the bird saved the lives of herself and
her late husband, in fiaii 1. by giving timi ly
warning of the presence of robbers.
A woman rocciii !y attempted to have, a t
dog interred in Riverside park, but being de
nied that privilege she caused the body to 1.
weighted and sunk m the river near the park.
Ivew York Sun.
How Hurlars Iluvu Their Tools Made.
T. . I. Jennings, an cast side engineer mid
machinist, telis an intere .ting story about his
dealings with a burglar. He was sitting in
his of ice one day a few nionthsiigo when two
in-'ii entered with a design they wanted made
of stool. He took the job and turned it out
aceorning to order. The men came next day,
and after chatting pleasantly about the boo
dle aldermen r.tul ol In matters of 'popular
interest in the city, paid t heir bill and went
away. Several oilier designs were brought
him by the two men, and begot to know them
quite v.vll. He did not learn their business,
however, but it is such a common thing to
deal with ni'-n whom one knows only by sight
that Mr. Jennings never bothered his head
about it.
Rut he found out who the men wore after
One day they called to have him make half
a do:en eight inch steel screws. He promised
them for 5 o'clock, but the men did not come,
il-j Iid not see them the next day or the next.
On the third day one of i'inkerton's detect
ives dropped in upon him in the afternoon,
carrying a handsuchcl. lb; opened it aud
threiv a lot of curiously shaped pieces of steel
o-l the table.
"Were 1 made in your hop, lli: Jen
nings:'" casually remarked the detective.
"Yes, that's our work."'
"Who did you make them for:'
"Inow you've gof me -it's more than I can
tell. I never h id any rea.-.o.i to inquire, and
tin men didn't bother about telling me."
"Ruv. vou are sure on made that steel work
her. a'"
"Yes, oh yes; I'm sun uougli of that.'"
Two i;.ys later Mr. Ji mimgs was sub
p. eii. .el by tho pro-e-tition as a witr.iss
.again t two men who had allcnpted to crack
11 ie safe in a bank in EHeuville, Ulster
comity. lie met a Harlem maekini -t and an
ironworker from down town at the court
11 ;! i-i Ki'sgsto:!. J ink.-rton".-, men opened
wi le their eyes when he took the pieces of
each ii:k!
ed, aud. putting them
togi t'le-r, showed
jimmy they m-.t Ie
v. i:at ii per;
.New York
Cost of IViie:::; In lackland.
Professor S"t!, in his recent book 011
'Farm and Fence," climates that for every
acre of i.icJoscd land in i uir.. 1 Kingdom
th::e is r -1 i:.v. sh d ia f-::-. s: aud that
the annua! :ush: --ir. i ih -s:- !Vi.-,....j costs
sotn:. thing like- three sl.lills, ; per acre. Tak
ing ii .-ures in the a .-. goto, as applied
to the -1. ).';-,) acres of
d in the
United Kk.'g.l -ia. l.o she;.;, the t c.-.pifrd
SUUk in fences to be ls-:riV i'o .-.'.'to.iJf ,
aud the- a.i-.iual ma-ntenau'-e and re
pair of the.v fences to cost at least
U'i,"').i '.)-.. There is no denying, he
think ;. that many t ::isti:;g t'enei ; might be
il:.spe::se-.l with to the g.-e.-.t advantage of
agriculture, quite apart fro: 1 the expense of
maintaining them. He ;.L o points cut that
the extended introduction of a cheap and
durable sy.-tem of wire fencing renders pos
sible still 1 ;. i t in r e conomy in the matter of
feii'-es, i ierring laore c--pec-la-ly to barb
w ire fe ice-, in which fev er lines of wire
make an equally chick-nt fence, and that
with only one-half to one -fourth the number
of 'p;.:.t s which it is considered ueeessary to
use ia 1 Iain wire fencing or in post or rail
fences. London Times.
Coming Metal for Heavy Ganii,
"Aluminum bronze" is expwted to bo the
eoniing metal for heavy -guns. In a paper
read before the Naval institute at Annapolis,
Alfred 11. Cowles will argue that guns can
be made of this alloy that will have a much
higher tensile strength and ductility than
the ihi'-st quality of mild steel forgings; that
it would be impossible to burst a gun east
from this alloy with four times the jxwder
pix'ssure now used in the "built up"' stet-i
gmi; and finally, that the plants required, for
producing aluminum bronze and cos-ting guns
therefrom would not require more than one
third as great an outlay as plants fcr the
construction of built up guns.
yir. Cowles also estimates that guns can le
cast from tdumimim bronze at 'JO per cent.
Tss than the forged guns of steel, while
CO per cent, of this cost will be capital stored
away in the metal of the gun, which metfd
can be remelted and used an mdefinite num
ber of times. Barton Transcript.
The i-unit- iU;ili!y ! pfods 10 t r cent . clic;i jit-r tliiin :my 1uum; wot ot
the- M i-.-i-sijiji. V ill never le uiitlermlil. (.'nil ami liecoiivinci 1.
r U d i s b uiib
I'oi: all
vitzs "Wsrs
md rn 1 4sk
ECitchcMs, SSaHways and DIJhts,
Where a nnini fict'iit stock (' (J;ols and Fair Trices
! !
Will keci coustaiitly on hand
n inn i"
' S yi n'r. el il it
mm a su vi
Wall J'aiier and a Full L.ine ol
E. O. Dovey & Son.
1 ill iily
Wg IqliO loloqsiio iij sqyiim
Ave ljciAO '(: Ktillosj c-jficl lqiid-
soiiOs( liqo of
. Fall and Winter Goods '
Ever hrosih io this Ulswhct
ai:l .-hall 10 to hnv oll :i
Wool Dress Goods,
and Trimmings,
Hoisery and Underwear, -
Blankets and Comforters,
A sjik-i-dkl ci?ortmtnt cf Ladief," Alissses' and Cliildrtns 4
Yfe have also added to our line of carpets some new pattc-ins,
Klooi' Oil Glots, Aqtts 'lHtl
In nteii'.s heavy and fine boots at;d .-hoe., also in La-licV. jn..os and
Cliiid'i Fodj: ar. we have a compete line to which we INVITE
your iulpectionT All departments nil a,id Comi.lete.
I 1 .
classi::; or-
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ernes, ranis,
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