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THE DAILY HERALD : PLATTSMODTH, NERRASKA. FRIDAY, NOYEMRKR 0, 1888.
THE RAIN ( AMBLERS.
A CAr.'C IN V.'H CH NATURE "TAKC3
A Tii flD HAND."
lltiu; on the Auiouut of Rainfall !u
niuhjr t.lvrlr Tlinr. During the Zltiny
Sa-Hu Clirnt ln Impouti!o i:np!o
Timla of His limit.
The Bombay poliro aro at pri-sc-nt cx-rrcl-oi
ovit a int of jub'io morals
M'liich surest 3 Tavo reflection to tho.so
wLo luminc that human nnturo can I to
n-;;i-urat'ii y art of parliament. In
I'ti-l:itnl we Iiave liii our best to olieck
Kui:iOiiiii( by tlit- hU.jnc.Moii of lotteri-s,
ujid Ij'-ttm lious-. uii'l "list shops" an J
by wii hhuldiir all pnte".iu from
the kko who lias burked hi.i fancy and
find it bard t( collect tho prui'oeil.-. Hat
still tin: vi I is rot eteriiiiii.tte'l. ntiil
far u.s ris'.in money on tho performances
of bor."i on a rri'-c conrso or of men on
tl;'ii.-h pi:t h is ei'ticiTti' d. the miseliief is
rl::ip4 morn rampaut than 4'.-r it wa.i.
In 1 1 ;;t It, t ho ennui of existence, 11:110114
lu' ii wi: h mi int. n;.il n-.-.'iirre.s or ex-t-r;''.l
bii.-.il'i"s. must be relieved in soino
w And this, the lMii.ih;ty authorities
th .covered, m -: ;.pliu. 1 union:; t he native
popnia'ioii by liii-.iu of thf rain ai.ibhii
i:::iTts:a on tiik i:.unfai.i..
Whether thl.i f irm of Lcttina: 1m new or
old we are not informed, though, as
everything in tho tast in very iinti'i'iatcd,
tho chancts aro that it ban been going1 on
from time immemorial, though it i.s only
recently that it has roino prominently
under the notice of the polite. All kinds
of gambling" are, of course, plentiful in an
Indian city from tho purchase of lottery
tickets to tho vulvar oxciteuiont of chuck
farthing. But the lain gamblers, though
not drafteil solely from the upper circle of
native society, are in Horn bay confined,
for the most part, to men with omo
rru-ans. In vulgar pr.vlauee, it is known
u ; ftutta,'' and consists In betting on tho
Amount of rain which will bo discharged
from a passing c lotid.
Naturally ina country where tho rl:y is
'.s brass for more than half the year, this
form of upecul itiots can be indulged in
only duiiiig tho ii;t:!i--oon reason when
buMiney I.i partly bii ,l'iuieil and tho world
. ii.eral'y iu western iiniia is u "peg lo'-v."
With the pouthwe.-t Monsoon the rainy
f.cn-jon i:i BomLay sets in and lasts with
ama.ing regularity, from the second week
iu June till near tho closo of September.
At this perio 1 the tir U moist and clammy
and tho citizens wove, as it were, iu
a kind of vapor bath, though old residents
are fond of declaring that the monsoon is
pleasant enough "when ouo gets accus
tomed to the rain." In any case It geu
crally leaves oil for an hour or two in tho
evening, when a rldo or walk is possible.
But that is just tho period when tho rain
gambler Lies him to thesutia saloon. Tho
priacipal of thj haunts the only one
Indeed with which the police seeni u-
quaiuted U situated in cloo proximity
to one of the principal police stations.
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of their gaiii
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1 1 '.i srv.it cs are referred. Lis t'.e-
that of tho umpire in a cricket
LL.ML.NTS or TI!K CAMH.
Tii,- ov.'.v loci! if r.nv l.ind i:i th pla'n;
p" tv, r.'.:.-r:i r..i: '.uges. 0:io of theni t
. f a !:rg gutter rur.nir.g along:
ti.o .:vv s of a t-'a-.-.X. At o:sw eii.l there is 1
tin i i tare, to which - hillxed a tpout.
through whi;h tho water trickles whc?i
tho rain comes down In a drizzle. But
when it pours the water shoots over tho t
. - . ' . . , ? - il:. I
pu t ot loo guner, ana it. is on inis i-irai,
happening tnat Lc ts nro laid. Tho other
gago l.i pl.:r.ted in theemter of n trough.
b'spv;ortei on four pillars, sonto seven feet
high, arid on the amount of rain which
wiii fall in a specified tinis bets also are
mad-?. From morning to evening this
iitetorologk::l and, it must bo confessed.
sor.ieTrhat FciontiSc "gambling hell"' i :
describe-1 rs crammed with all sorts and
tiU'dliioni of natives, entering Lets and
vaitirrg for tho result.
When a heavy black clou J passes over
I.ct i. every swarthy face is anxiously ttp
turr.cJ. zr.l then" wagers are eagerly
i !".i!e v.i-:!n-r it w-IU er will not breal-.,
r.:ul t.s to the amount of rain v. hicli v.'i'.i
Lo c'.m l:rr i i tnmi it. The sceito i sahl
t j be wei.i. ..-fully i ictiirv.-.o.ue, the various
l.iu .1 i .. . s. the- ,oy f ;!--r.. 1 j.-nraient r.s.J
t ! v u.'V i:.-h. i Cestumea of t'.i
f rs of uliTer-nt races givi::g ti:j
j '.4 . i, ri.riracter altogether apart I rot l
t!.ii.te!fst wLicli the iliilerent pussiouj
, pla a ircpart to this rurioui Ludian
AloiitJ CVrio. London fcJtandard.
Trying to Keep "Trade Secret."
a t.vnr virs c-ro the writer was visitin.T
a. wood workiag shop, wherein Tras exe- ;
cntcd some of the finest work done in tLii,
countrv. The proprietor, in answer to a
request to illustrate and publish some c f
the methods used hy him in manufactur
ing, said: "?oI Don't give awsya sing'-i
point. I don't want those western 'Lav-:
makers' to find out Low wo do thin s
hero. Give the fellows half an ideate d
they will work it out and make bto
money out of It than we can here la tla
JSinco thit timo tho manufacturer i
failed Ti.o wesTem 'haymakers" g t
ah. al of Lira, and Le 1 ist more than was
g .i u d bv hi exclu.-: ven'.ss. Then? r-.i
manv ti.'m-s in a tho? which apparently
had l t:e be kept Kecret. bat nine tinv s
c:tcf t":i. upon revealing tho secret '.3
a western or some other "haymaker," l.o
Ls able to Impart even a better way of his
own. Thus the man who puts his trr.it
hi "trd n secrets." and who lives in fear
of tbi ir being discovered, is invariably Lo
I.ir.d the times. His methods aro ob-o-L
i.. a.-i-l tho output of Lis factory Is Lo
L.-. b-:th in quality and quantity, that of
the m-.Ti who in not afraid of giving akir.!c
or wriukie to th western "hayniaiors. " i
Yatloua Tlieort oi Electricity.
VHi.it is electricity? Tho engineer end
tho jdiysk'lrtt are completely at variance
on this point Tho engineer regards elec
tricity, like lient, light and sound, us a
deCmi'.o form of i nergy, eometh'rvj t.at
hoin generate and destroy, r.oi'iethin;
that he can play with and utilize. bi.n:e
Ihiti that be -iri ire::s::re nui apply
Tho Jiliysieist at le:i-t Home J h t i'i -,1 s,
for It isdiilicult to I'.iel u::y t i-h rsicits
that coniletely agree w it ii each other
regard electricity us a pireiili.tr form of
mutter permeating all s;i:ie.- tV, woil uh nfl
r-ubstances. together with the I .i :t;iui ' r
ous ether, which it p i !nem-4 lii.o n i-l'v
or a ppongo
Omdnetors, accur.iin;; tr. this theory,
aro holes or pipes iu this jelly, and elei;
trical fe!jemtors aro pumps that tntnsfer
this by pot liet i.-fi! matter from one phico
to auoilier )t! i-r pli siei.-.ts. following
K!iuiid. regard thojthcr und electricity
as iiieiitieal. arid snino, tho disciples of
llelinholt ., eoiisidcr it an integral con
Kt it tie Sit of iiutiire. each moh-cnlo of mat
terhaviiig its o.vn t( linite charge, whirh
deteriiiiiH-s t uttracliou and its repul
t.ion All lit tempt s to revive the I rank
liiii in. or mat c i'i.;! theory of electricity
have, iiowevcr. to : so loaded with as
sumptions and m weighed with contra
dictions that they completely tail to ro
move ileetrieijy iro:n tlio region of the
mysterious It is already extremely dilli
cult to conceive tho ixi t :..e of t he
ether itself as an infinitely thin, highly
elastic medium filling all space, employed
only us li.a vihh 2e of tho--p ur.dulalory
moiiotis that give us light aud radiant
heat. The material theory of electricity
requires us to add to this another incom
prchcnsiblo medium embedded or entan
gled in this ether, which is not only a
medium for motion, hut which is itself
Tho practical man, with his r-ye and his
mind trained by tho stern realities of daily
experience, on a scuio vast compared with
that of tho little world of the laboratory,
revolts from such wild hypotheses, such
unnecessary r.nd inconceivable concep
tions, such it travesty of tho beautiful
simplicity of nature. Ho has a clear eou
cepiioii oi' let-t rieity as something which
has a distant objective existence, which
he can i;;a:i:ifac t t-ro and sell, and some
thing which the it u philosophic; r.nd oi'ii
narv member of society can buy and u&o.
v II. 1'ivo.e.
Anion the Huts of Ireland.
In threo hiys time I Lad visited norrly
200 huts and" cabins in the wilds of lni
phowen. Tin mere mention of tho words,
"I am from America," was tho magical
talisman opening everv door and heart.
"Ileavn blesa ye for thatl" "Haally
cow an yo'ro tellm' me":" "May yo be
saved for the great journey horn!" "Ah,
now, but that's tho flue country, alto
gether!" "And did ye see my Dennis?"
"Wor ye comin up "wid my ould man,
sir?" "Faith, but our Katy's therol"
"May tho blessed saints show yo onr
t-'haaricK, wtien yo re back I and a nun
dred like greetiugs and questions, with
tremors from tho region of tears in thorn,
wero showered upon me; and may I bo
forTiven whero heart's hunger is couutod
r.- c;iue for tho mild aud comforting lies
. I '. them,
in l t.::e of t',:e who!? firri' !.. Lost, a
P'm i' !! - living uhmo w;th a j--vit
: : 1 .i p:g i:i .'. turned upot: uw. ii' 1
! ; i !. r .,ih ;;;,. i c.ir'.hu". v.ho tho next :
. 1 w -.!:i l : h!g iii r out? I h.'d
: b't .. .'.' I h::n. li;: was as a
. .;'- J ty . f ; 'i.-..i un.il that fatal do
: : ;!. hu i i er :..r t.iy 5,rlli:.;iit e?cpt:i
' - i :" Am i ' ?.'. g..- -T.ij'.:y, its wi.l-j o
: . i:s X: ::!;; ..: , ,;.. -a. Ah, whero
' : 1 i v,-.. va, 1.:' A::: c:irely.
' Col t' the tr'm old mo il of a
:' .' i:, tIio,:gI iho did sla'n tho
(' 'i.-r u'o: f:o aud gl:;r.i Kii.iss-aihJ!o de
ihrtco thr-: I'f'i t'.:o hit'o r.'indo-.v fro:ah"r
s ern, white faco, ui:;ii ti:e friils of lur
.,.,,.;r... rflT( d.fice.l li!: wiul swept
"tlieruEiongtho bids. Ilgar I Vyko-.-n
An diJ ('unipjsiii,-; Koom.
1 1 t iutcr'.i A o:'.,.-.ni;'.:i'i.i.'.i of a Jur.cnrso
. ;r.-p .-.lien is a sa l spM-taeo of ttaily
- v. e vith liiincul; ies unknown clso
v. i.e.-.j a.-.n teally uu'.iecessary Lviti. Tho
J: .::it- e written and printed character
ci;:sits of thu Chiueso idi-ographs, those ,
:u j'licatcd square tigrtres made up of an '
p.-': treat jumble of zigzags r.nd crosses '
ticks and triangles aul tails, and cf i
tho original Japanese syllabary called
l.aa Of tho former there aro iO.Od'J in t
::!!. of which perhaps 14,t,0U constitute j
tno .cc'-ohti's vocabulary, and no fewer
th.an 4,tv0 are in common daily use; while
th'j f-rty-seveu sim;.lc characters of kaua
are known to everybody. There foro tho
Japanese compositor has to bo prepared
to place in Lis stick any one of over 4,000
different types truly an appalling task.
From tho nature of the problem several
consequences naturally follow. First, ho
must bo a good deal of a scholar himself,
to recognizo all these Lnstantly and ac
curately; secondly, his eyesight suffers
fearfully, and he generally wears a hugo
pair of magnifying goggles; and third, as
it is physically impossible for any ono
man to reach 4,000 types, a totally dif
ferent method of case arrangement has
to bo devised. Henry Korman in Phila
I-ittlu Flo-'e came into the honso with
tears trickling down her grief stricken
face. "Why, what's the matter, Flossie?"
inquired her mother.
Anil Flossie sobbed out: "Jest because
I wouldn't let i-atiio Wanles play with my
lioiiy, Kiiiiixa, she says 6ho's groin to buy
a thousand dollars' worth of candr mar
bles and nen'mint sticks this afternoon. I
and she ain't goin' to give me none."
New York Sun.
Ooly a Question of ITalf Century,
"ily Ilistory of the United State&r
replied George Bancroft, pleasantly, to
tho interviewing reporter; "it is getting
along admirably. I have now brought lb
down to within 100 years of the present
time. I shall complete that work," said
Mr. Bancroft, as a look of determination
settled on his venerable face, "if it takes
me fifty years yot'" Chicago Tribune.
Ad Undeserved Indignity.
"I sr that a tortraifc of Burns, nalnted
Ly Kubcns, sola iu Toronto the other dy
f;r tnly said tho literary editor. j
"1 cjil th.it low down mean," said tho :
sterling editor, as Le brought his Cat I
eh.v.'u on tho table. "TLero ain't a chap '
iu tho whole blamed League that can hold J
a canulo to Eus on third!" Chicago
CouM Give Jo ?IIller Toints.
ICot vcrj- long ago a Kausas City gen-
tleman was glancing over a fae-simile copy
of Jco 5Ii:lcr" "Joke Book" (tho wit's vade
merum). "WLy, these," said he pres
eatly, tl?c-j ere all chestnuts. We've
got a feller out in our town that tells
theso fool varus a great deal better than
this mas filler does." Chicago XaWS. j
CAUSES OF COLDS.
6CME EXPLANATIONS GIVEN CY
WELL KNOWN PHYSICIANS.
Violent lii.iutio Cliancea, Stem-lion of tlm
Street and tho Coat em pti bio Clsarett
More Or l-es to Itluiuo In (ho Matter.
"Do yo:i think that the vile sniclhi ema
. nating f rom the torn up st roots haveany
thing to do with tho prevalence of colds'"
asked the reporter of Dr lewis A fcayro
"Mo.st unp:iestio".iab!y I do Those
gases of which you speak are very poison
ons They attack and weaken the system
of liny ouo that breathes them to such an
extent t hat it becomes more easily afiocted,
not only by climatic changes, but by ail
disea-es The st rung man may t hrow ell
Ji:ea-e. but tho weak oi;o hris to go un
. Jer 1 consider it an outrage that the
1 citizens of this city have to bo subjected
to t he dangers resulting from breathing
such an atmosphere In my daily rounds
; us a physician I pass tl;i-.!gh whole blocks
j of this detestably vitiated atmosphere,
and I cannot wonder that tho people of
the noiihborhoiil are LI."
"lo you think that the smoking of
cigcret ten makes one more liable to con
"Yes. Tho smoke f rum the stuff that
is put into cigarettes Irritate tho mucous
membrane of tho bronchial tuiM-s until they
Iwcomo inflamed, and iu that condition
they are more susceptible to the attaeks
of cold. But tho subject of colds is such
a v. ido ono and so varied that it is inipos
siblo now to enter into a detailed discus
sion. I think that you may safely put
down tho rcmarkablo prevalence of tho
m.iiiy troubles that aro classed as cold.s to
tho extraordinary climatic changes that
wo have recently experienced and to the
foul stenches that beset us from tho torn
"It is news to me that colds aro so
prevalent," aaid Dr. Anthony Buppauer,
the next physician visited. But I do find
a prevalence of bronchial troubles which
aro often mistaken for colds, such as
bronchi..! catarrh, bronchitis, tonsilitis,
pharyngitis, laryngitis, and all such
troubles that aro commonly donomiuated
colds. They r.ro iu reality the natural
results of breathing tho abominable gases
that arise continually from our streets.
The solid particles in these noisomo va
pors continually strike on the mucous
membi'ttiie, and finally cut it away. This
produces violent inflammation, and in
that condition ono becomes thoroughly
susccptiblo to climatic changes. I regard
New York as the healthiest city in the
world on account of its maguiucent situa
tion. It is washed on either side by a
mighty river, and a pure ocean breeza
blows over it continually. Eut if it wero
not for this splendid situation it would
bo tho unhealthiest city in tho world, for
tho municipal government seems to bo
doing alt in its power io achievo that end.
Why, the street hero in front of my office
lias own dug up and repaved four sep
arate times in as many months, and each
tiio.-. v.-( have been r..-s;'.iied by tho same
tlii-g'i: ring and poisonous odors.
"A.:"'..' i t'.iag lifcil O'-'vetops an 1 '
j-1-.-..-.-.e.i tv.-.t.:-oat trough:. is smo..
Ami i: d-v.-sn't t.iuke r.iv: u.iTerenco ii' i.e
t-.hai - : . the U:1:, it ''-lia-i i l e ;. I ..
r.'i li.:.: i e. t r tohuf.c.. e o::i-e!.. .
ibie c:;:. ' but it is oad mo;;;-h '..
..-. ... .l: . e..;! .., .- ....
i .. i. ..: ii .' . ..;. ii v :eil o.i .
i r:: , :. 1-. Uzj your I. ':':-r
a i !.:i.k i::'i i ll.rout. Vou will i.nd
that il h; ; ii.? color of Lc.leJ salmon, which
is n.it t;.-.. I. Thou smoko a cigar for live
i:iiii:;f.s. t-iul 1 x.k i.ir.i;ii. Von will UnJ
th.'.t ih i tsahiioa color in;.-: given f d tco to a
deep red. Smoke for liTty r.'.iiu.it s u::d
y ou will f.nd y(.".:r th'.'o.vt h.is tho appear
iii:c? of r.iw bec-f In lh:;t cjudition it is
susceptible to climatic; chr.'ig'S. There
fore, ss a he.ilth move, I would do away
with Im h t!i) viln gases of tho streets
and si.; k"::;. but esToeiaily with the for
mer. 1 neir ctii-teaeo is a menace to the
public tu-aiih. "
lr. T. S. Kobfrt?oQ was eo ill with a
cold that Le could scarcely speak when
tho reporter called, but thosubjeet pleased
him and ho talked on it with much free
dom, lie agreed fully with Dr. Sayro and
Dr. Ruppauer concerning the effect of tho
gases from tho streets and tho habit of
cigarotto smoking on producing colds and
throat troubles. He said that two years
ago when tho streets were being opened
he had twenty-seven cases of ulcerated
soro throat at ouo time in tho Broadway
hotels between Twenty-third and Forty
second streets. He had observed since
that the people along tho line of any
thoroughfare that was being disrupted
were subject to throat troubles, coughs
and colds, a condition that ho attributed
wholly to the miasmac condition of the
atmosphere In such neighborhoods.
"But there aro other influences that
must be considered," he continued. "In
tho first place, we live hero on an island
and in a continually damp atmosphere
As a result, we are arilicted with catarrhal
troubles. New York has 50 per cent, more
cases of catarrh than any city in the world
except Boston. Xow this catarrhal con
dition is so susceptible to climatic influ
ence that any little change in the weather
brings on a cold in some shape.
"Another very important factor in this
matter is the carelessness of people in
dressing themselves. A man comes home
froin business at night, throws off a heavy
suit of clothes, jumps into full dress,
although the temperature has fallen 0
dgs., and starts for the theatre. His
wife rigs out in some fanciful costume
that does not keep her half warm and ac
companies him. They 6top in the lobby
of the theatre and remove their wraps so
that the audience may have a full
view of their splendor as they prom
enade down the aisle. Meantime,
they are in a chilling draught.
Between the acts tho man cornea out and
stands about smoking a cigarette or else
he runs across the street to get a drink.
After the theatre it is a little supper at
Delmonico's, where they have to wait in 3
draught half an hour for a table. Then
they will probably sit by a half open win
dow. The next morning they wonder how
they could have caught cold and grumble
at the doctor's fee. Half my patients
caught coid in just that way, and in
fact I must confess that my own severe
hoarseness is due to just that cause.
"But colds are caught in a thnstuid
ways, such as walking last and stopping to
talk a few minutes, overheated rooms,
drgughty cars and so on ad infinitum. Most
colds come from the open pores, of the skin
being suddenly closed and the blood being
thus driven from a surface or t,kin circu
lation to the lungs. In other words, cold
is congestion. It is almost impossible to
avoid this evil, and my individual experi
ence shows that it Las teen increasing
every year for tho past threo years.
Seventy-live iicrcsut. of my patients have
catarrh troub'.n in ono shape or another.".
New York Times Interviews.
! AN analysis of waiters.
Varieties to no Fuuml In the City of
Brooklyn Wage anil TJ. ,
With tho first class waiter I havo little '
to do. Ho i.s. as a class, too well known.
It is with his loss pretentious brother, the
loud mouthed gentleman who otliciates in
tho popular restaurant, that I havo to
deal. The profession of waiter cannot bo
learned in a day. A bright mt'.n might,
if given tho opportunity, bo ablo to carrv
a tray of dishes satisfactorily after a j
wceii s pract ice. but the calling demands
that he shail servo an apprenticeship
This means six mouths' service as helper
lo tho dishwasher. It is his duty to pile
up and carry away tho dishes dirtied dur
ing the busiest hours of tho day. when
the waiter proper has all he can d- to sup
ply his customers with food. 1'roin t hit!
lie graduates into a utility mn. when
l is duties aro nmra numerous and re-.-'poiisiblo.
lie must then seo that the
pitchers are kept filled with ico water;
that tho salt cellars aro never permitted
to become empty, and that there i.s a s-1 . f
fieiency of butter on tho tables. In t:d
iliiiou ho must see to it that each table
has enough glasses, and with jdl theso
tilings to attend to time does not hang
heavily on his hands. From utility man,
having been in tho business from six
months to a year, he is roeeived into tho
guiid of waiters and permitted to earn his
living lit Lis chosen calling
Tho second class waiter of Brooklyn !
f nri.isbcs i more mat ter for study than his '
i.i iMoci rtlic contemporary Ho is more
approachable and does not carry himself
with the grandiose air affected by the man
of tips tie lever receives a tin, and is tit
lc.ist moro natural if less obliging than
tho man whose palm must bo crossed with
silver before good rc:'vii cr.:i l e secured
IJronklyii roolaurauts and waiters can bo
divided into three classes, first, second
and third. In the first ono can secure
good service and an excellent dinner for
about $1. In this class tips aro indispen
sable. For half tho sum a good dinner is
to bo obtained in tho second Class restau
rant, and while tipping is not absolutely
necessary, it goes a long way toward se
curing the choice cuts. The third class
includes the twenty-five and fifteen cent
restaurants, m which the food may or may
not be clean and well cooked. Waiters
in first class Brooklyn restaurants elo not
affiliate with members of the craft em
ployed in the second and third class eat
ing houses. Tho lino is very broadly
drawn, whether from social casto or not.
I am unable to sta-e.
To return to my second class waiter.
He can bo found all over Brooklyn, but in
larger numbers on Fulton street and
Myrtlo uveuuo. These are his stamping
grounds. lie knows and is known to
everybody, and when on auy ono of these
pleasant sunshiny mornings it pleases
him to walk abroad ho is saluted ou all
sidas. I have in mind a waiter employed
in a restaurant recently established in
Willoughby street. Ho is a typical mem
ber of his class, with perhaps this excep
tion, that ho drevees better than tho ma
jority of his fellows. Just now ho is
ablaze with diamonds. In his shirt front,
which is fully exposed by a low cut vest.
are 1 urea stones or two carats each., mm
iature electric lights in their way. On
his left hand ho wears two largo rins.
just how heavy I do not know. His dress
is always correct and ono would never
take him for a waiter. It is in the v.in
ter that ho shines out in r.U tho glory of
bright young manhood. His particular
fad at this season is a coat with fur col
Lir aud cuds. His is a striking fiarui-o.
and ono would hesitate to ask him for a
sui'!;:i "and havo it rare." During Lui
ncss hours he wears ht3 eMamonds th(
same a.; though ou tires parade, and it is
leMK.v a luxury to bo waited c:i by Lir.i.
Cole.: ed waiters do not seem to bo popti
lur is L-rooklyn. ery lew restaurants
employ thc:n. French and Irish waiters
appear tj no more in ueniand, altuough it
is uoi.jtfnl if thev give us much latis-
Lietiori r-s their colored brethren of tho
iv.ft. J icn get attached to a waiter aud
often wi!! stop trading at a restaurant
from which their favorite has been dis
charge a. A word os to wages, la tho
first class establishments less money is
paid than in th.i second ciass because tho
means of making is easier. First class
diners lip. while second class seldom d i.
Waiters in ono or two restaurants I might
mention make from 12 to 13 a wiek,
and others, very popular, perhaps $3
more. JJecond class waiters average 3 a
week and three meals a day without lodg
ing. The pay is not such as to induce
men to enter the profession, although this
certainly is true, "Onco a waiter, always
a waiter." The life is not an excessively
hard ono and has its advantages. One is
always sure of getting enough to eat, such
as it is, and with some men thi3 is the
acme of happiness. "Sesame" in Brook
Diseases Anion; Chickens.
Fowls are subject to many diseases
when confined in restricted quarters in
towns that do not appear where unlimited
liberty is enjoyed on a farm. When
fowls aro slightly ailing, but will still eat
and drink, there is hope for them, as
remedies can bo admiuisteretl in food and
water, but when they become so bad they
can only be deietored by force, unless in
the case of unusually valuable ones, the
best thing to do is to kill them and re
move them from the others. For keeping
fowlci in good health in small runs their
quarters should be kept clean and be oc
casionally disinfected, and particularly
should they bo kept free from vermin.
An ailing Muck should at once be examined
for chicken lire, which constitute a fruit
ful source of disease. When chickens are
infested with tl.e;a, although they may eat
well they wiil not iuiprovo. but will "lose
in tone and condition and so beeonia easy
subjects for diseases. Fowls affected iu
that way should be greased about the
neck and under the wings and along the
back, or insect powd'?i piay be dusted into
tho fept.bjrs. The quarters, after being
cleaneel. should be spraj ed with kerosene
oil. Let them out for a run before going
to roost when it can be done. Giro a
tablespoonful of the Douglas mixture daily
iu tLoit drinking water while tho disease
is on the premises, afterwards give to well
fowls two or threo times a week-
A New German Industry.
At Halle the skeleton like, fibrous
covering of a species of tropical encttmber
is now being converted into a substitute
for sponge, and is already being exported
in immense quantities to England and
other countries. The curious substance
is known as loofah. It is not only valu
able as an. adjunct of the bath," but is
found useful for making inside soles for
ehoes, and is.being applied to the under
Bide of saddles to keep the horse's back
cooL Arkansaw Traveler.
Rev. Mr. Choker -flow is your Eon do
ing at college. Mr- Smith? Is he a hard
Smith Well, I should say he wasl You
ought to feel his biceps. Burlington Fmi
THE' MARCH 0F PROGRESS
OUR LATEST ILIPROVEnEITTS !
Cltmvetltlon In tk I-1f f Trude." nJ If you hv not Mn our InWt Impmml f4lmi'
MiiiiijUiVurtniihuir llvelr trmle I, or iw Imnt our comietltor huve lo work ti kwn within ulalit or u.
!mr S3l!? " tii JAMfc MEAN' l BlIOK, or tho JA ULS MlUSb' 9C HUOK
'wjr""?irVvr,oi,i!eiiatne union hln our nm an.l prion tnmp(1 la!nty on tb aolM. Tour
retailer will supply you wltti ahoe KtamiMHl Kjuu limmt upon hl iloliiK o If you uo uot liulat, aooi
JTtt r. ill coA Vou Luto buy lair UiXericr atioui uiiou hlch tl-y make lamer prolic
STYLE UN EQUALLED
S .T c 1 1 r cl
Such ha liecn the rwent pro in our branch of imliiKlry that w are now aM to affirm that the
Ji w?iwi, is m r.,.rv r2ie.-t nuil to I lie shoes which only a few yvmr ao were reiMllwl atHKhk
. i . v i t.t.. ..... w I tr
orli.ial 1 a.1,1 4 SIiimm. anil th..o who imitate our .tmO i.i of iMiKlnew are unable locoinpeto wllU ua iu
ouality ol factory prixlu.-t. In our Hum we are the lar-t iiiiinur.u-tiirera in t hi IJnlteU blatea.
Oiie of our traveling uI. .mipii who I uv vlhiliug tho ulioe rclailura of the Paclflo Count and Rocky
mountain un,-ion wniminu i i- ""''."...
'1 am more than KatUlic 1
1 'Villi 1 nil retiiiiii
.u.ii.m in ..p
ftDlendiil reit on for u to sell Hlioca in, iie-ue inoi m mo remm :-r-
retall aliout double the prl.-en wlil.-h tlie .hoe h.ive t t w-l.ol.w.l.. Tho vne.iii tu U tl .at the
ik-oi le who wear xhoea are pavlni? U or wven iloliarn n pair for nhoeii wlil. h ar not worth an much an our
S aHiFH SlKANS' S3 nnd 1 (SUOKS. Our ahora with their very low retail prl. e iitaiii.l on the
oU.. of very pair -mrj l.rc" kTnJovvu the blhprlow. whlrb have hll "rt.. ruleil In t lie re all J!
and when a retailer puts a full Hue of Kooda Iu bis Block tuey at ouco beKln lo go o like hoi takea, no great
18 ' NVwTklnVriaVer.' Junt iitop and eonalder what the above plirnlflM no faranynu are concerned. It
asaures you tliat If you lceepon buyliiR l.oe larliiB nonianufartiiierV """' " f .Vi1' " .VJ J.'.'lTli
on the ole8.you cannot tell what you are Keuing and your retailer In pnibably inakiiiK you pay iloulil
what" your .l.oe" have T.t him. fTow. can ou ttfTi.rd to do thla while weare proftlmt you by ataoiplu
our nmue and theflxed retail price upon tliem of our alioci , before they leave our factory o that you
cannot lie made to itav more for your kiiocb tlinn tht-y are worth ? ......
XT9tninytMA lactory ure .old l.y wldc-nvrnUe rrtnllrr. In e l pnrte ef
the couJtrr? We will place them eually wlthiu your reach in any State or Territory If you will luven oue
ceut in a poNtal card and write to ua. . .
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line 111 inn jimi'ia 'k a..,. , .n ... . r
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Many enpnose DEMOUEST'S MOKTIIbV
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or si k lioi-s 'r ? 5.i')t, sei.i by luail jrpaidor
roctipt of tu Ice
WE GUARANTEE SIX BOXES
To cup a:iy c-ac. With e:ie.li iinWr rerrirrit
by us fir f,ix boes, :ici'nnanr-;l vim sn-.,
we will spml the purc!ist.kr our wi itf ri if.jtraii
tee to return lite mnncv if tlie 'i aI 'r-.eiit doen
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