The farmers' alliance. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1889-1892, April 18, 1891, Image 6

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Ths enlistment of Indian to form 8
troop and 19 companies in as many
cavalry and infantry refimenU, It an
Important step toward a solution of
tha "Indian problem." It is, of
course, an experiment, but one form
from which no barm can eoma to the
new recruit or to the service. It
nay be productive of good, certainly
to the Indians, probably to the Army.
Tbe use of subject tribes under
white officers has proved ucesful In
the British occupation of India, and
there are many who believe that It
aolved a difficult problem there. In
the use of Indians as snouts our Array
made a stop toward tbe present ex.
The War Department does not ex
pect to escape difficulties in the or
ganization of these Indisn cotopunles.
It may be very slow rocrulUiij, es
pecially fcr the Infantry, as the Indian
has a prejudice to life out of the sad
dle, but among the Navsjoi and some
other of the tribe of Arl.ona and New
Maxico may be induced to talco serv
ice in the lufantry. Thne Indians, it
is said, do mot of their righting and
trailing on foot, and will readily
adapt theuiselves to infantry llfo.
The conditions of enlistment will be
about tbe same as those governing
white reoruiw, excepting, of course, a
requirement of a knowledge of Eng
lish and testimonials of previous moral
character, which tho life of the Indian
has mode it unreasonable to Insist
Tbe authorized enllMed strength of
the army remain ut 15,000, and if
the ludian enlistments prove success
ful the secretary will ilc Congrens to
inorease the strength of the army, so
at to include tho 1,600 Indian recruits
that are hoped for. At prcaont the
enlisted strength is 33,000, and aomo
difficulty is now oncounlcrod in secur
ing whito and negro recruits.
The Indian companies will have
separate quarters, but In all other re
elects will be treated as other sol diers
are. They will be required to
enlist for Ave years. Doubtless ex
perience will suggest to tho War De
partment and to the ofllcers assigned
to the Indian companies variations In
clothing, food, equipments, and, per
haps. In discipline; but those most
familiar with the Indians when em
ployed as scout assert that the Intel
ligence of the Indians is likely to be
cl a hlglior order than that of tho ne
gro or the average white recruit.
Those favorable to tho present experi
ment believe that the influence of dis
cipline; upon the moral, mental and
physical condition of the Indian re
cruits will be as plainly seen quite as
aoon as it is upon any other materlul
from which our army Is drawn.
Army and Navy Kcgisler.
t A Lallsr In a ttiitlnn,
A most unlquo relic of thu late war
Is possessed by George Clutch, ol Col
umbus, Ind. It Is a button off a pri
vate soldier's uniform. 'During the
latter part of the war Mr. Clutch's
brother-in-law, J. F. Uellaher, whose
home is in Ohio, had the misfortune
to be captured by the Confederates and
confined in Libhy prison. After Mr.
Uallaber had been there some time he
began to feel the need of money, which
would enhance his prospect of reach
ing tho Union lines should he succeed
In making bis ecapo. A surgeon of
his regiment, who was In tho prison,
was about to bo exchanged, lie cut
off one of the largo brass buttons
from his uniform, and separating the
two parts of It, made a cavity by tak
in? out the Glllng. lie then wrote on
a slip of blank paper, in a small but
distinct hand, the following note to
his wife, which he Inclosed in tho
eavltv and again scaled the button to
I.tntiv Tbihov.
DKn WiFR If we srn not exoliaiigcd by
Lha nt of lieraniber. send me 0 In areen-
back. 1'ut in s visl canned up lu s ran of
tomatoes or Uackberrlea. Send 11 in a box
et provisions. J. K. Uai.laiikk
This note 1 well preserved, and wus
till resting snugly in its place in the
button when shown recently by Mr.
Clutch. To continue tho story the
button was made to take the place of
another on the uniroi'm of the ex
changed surgeon, who reached home
and delivered It to Mrs. Uallaher in
due time. It could not have escaped
tbe close scrutiny of the officers
had it boen conveyed out of tho prison
In anv other manner, as tho ollieors
were particular to search all of the ex
changed prisoners. Including the sur
peon, most minutely. Mr. Ualluhcr
did not have much hope that his
scheme would succoej, even should
thu note reach hl3 wire, but ho was
aurprUed, for the fruit arrived In
hort tlm, and although closely In
spected by the prison officials they
failed to discover the vial .containing
the money concealed in one of the jars
of thick prtwerves. hoon after re
celvlng tbe money Mr. (iiiUnher suc
ceeded in making his eaoape from the
prison, being one of the chief partlel
rants In the great tunnel expedition
He found the f.'IO obtained In so novel
il manner to be of giu;il service ty him
In reaching tne mion lines. r.x.
Oaafadarata I'rUoaai aa tlislr Tratslv
Wa were U m sent
Johnson' Island, l.ak Krie.
Our route lay over the K.He Kail
road, and we made tbe trip on parole,
The guards placed at each door of our
coach were lor our eottiiort omy,
we war oblt-cta of marked curiosity
durlnif the trip and would have b
aterrua with vUltots had out admit-
taaew be8 Mused. At the dlffereii
station we wluleJ frly with the
neimla o Hi platform ai.4 fouu
tbam, whli f ellon, rourteous
knrt Inoulsillva. wsiM, HO 10itl,
a sUsamxitnUsi lot. 1'hrtre was i.oth
I. la niis aiiuarcl tt Uiatk the Rene
eoldlsr, aj4 miiitflod with the
tioa surprise frwtjf espteswd
that we wrra net a then Uuf
kiiib4 Mi, though Just wUt ifcj
Hut fsoey look 1 aevtr learned. I he
Itjia, It was the ca IhiUi North and
iMuili. wer Intense' patriotic ad
l4 tti vr and fio doubt sst Aarjr
Umm lha wsja,
uMck war iubmUsivelf ei4 ourl.
l-'y iYiM4 a4 u 7 I'004r4.
There was one question that .you
could safely wager would be asked by
five out of ten. and that was. "IK you
honestly thlok you are right?" This
conundrum was offered to me so often
that wero time allowed, being in
President Lincoln's country. I an
swered in President Llneoln'a style by
stating that it "reminded me," and
told them of the couple who took their
bridal trip on an ocean steamer with
the usual result As the husband
would return from sundry trips to the
rail of tbe vessel his young wife would
inquire, -Reginald, darling, are you
sick?" To which he at last replied,
"Good heavens! Rebecca do you think
I am doing this for fun?' The
Waal itseama of Hit Caw,
As I have never seen anything In
the papers from the boys of tho 57th
111., it would seem that such a regi
ment never existed. The following in
cident which is no doubt well remem
bered by many comrades, should wake
tbeui up, and be the cause of letting
their old friends know they are still
on earth.
In March. 1862, just before the bat
tle of Shllob, the 67th 111. wus In camp
about half a mile back from the river.
Only a few weeks before a sleek cow,
somewhat resembling a Jersoy, made
her appenranee, anil was at once de
clared "contraband." Hho became at
tached to the regimtint, and as she
was In prime condition, the Hospital
Steward was Instructed to cure for her.
She furnlbhed her dully quota of milk,
which was relished by all in the hospi
tal at the time, and to stale that her
presence was welcome would bo to
state It mildly. During the bloody
(ith and 7th days of April she disap
peared, only to retirrn to tho regiment
after the buttle was over. During the
march to and through the slogo of
Corinth, she was in constant attend'
ance upon the boys, and gave them a
feeling of homo-like content. After
tho siege I was confined in the hospi
tal, and the milk furnished by "Hossy"
made a welcome addition to my cup of
black coffee.
homo time during October the cow
suddenly dWoppeurud. Whether she
was made Into beef by some other regi
ment or appropriated for other uses,
the 67th never know, ('an any com
rade tell anything about "Hussy's"
UUtXVm. Knntli, 67th III., in
National Tribune.
I,s"ur for War
There arrived at Sun Francisco from
Japan by the steamer China tw
packages addressed to vhe United
Slate Navy Department, Washing
ton, D. C. It wus lcarped that the
contents of these cases were four
plates of iron and steel, ouch four feet
square These plates are covered
with four coats of unti-fouling and
a titl-corrosive lacquer, ihey win uo
ublected to a tost pf submergence in
salt water for three mouths, In order
to ascertain whether tho process can
bo applied to tho ships of tho "White
Squadron "
It is said by those who have seen
the Japanese steel warships having
this lacquer on their bottoms, instead
of the usual paint, that the platos
were thoroughly protected, and that
the lacquer coating was perfectly
smooth and unbroken. Tho bottom
of the warship Ninlwa Kan was coated
1th this lacquer for nlno months.
When the vessel was docked it was
found that Its plates were in excellent
condition, and not the least particle
of grass or barnacles was found.
0. h. Camp, Co. Cr, 92d Ohio, was
glad to sue an account of tho battle of
aynesboro, as he was a participant
In that light. On the night of Dec. 3
tbe wrltor's regiment was camped in
the rear of Kllpatrlck's headquarters,
nd the rebels threw some shells into
his forces, killing some of his men.
Ho asked Oen. Hoard to support him
while he charged them the next morn
ing. The cavalry charged and tlio
iter s regiment followed them for
six miles, and ho never saw so many
dead aid wounded rebels and horses
before or since for the amount of time
It took to ko over the ground. They
passed through Waynesboro and
formed In line of battle, the rebels
having miido a stand on tho hill be
yond the town. The rebels wero plain
ly to bo seen on tho opposite side or a
clear flsld in the limber. While the
Infantry engaged them in front the
cavalry went around to turn mcir
flank, but by the time the Infantry hiut
advanced half way to where the rebols
had formed they "skedaddled." Na
tional Tribune.
'ltnr1 rii(l I'lBiund.
The colored citizens of Washington
are happy. The war department has
definitely decided to bring a troop of
colored cavalry I of the Ninth to
Fort Meyer as a reward for its serf
Ices lu the recent Indian campaign.
Nogreuter honor could bo paid a troop,
white or colored, than this, for in au
dition to being the most delightful
cavalry station in tho country, Fort
Meyer has been otiictaiiy uosignnieu
as the haven of rest for the troops
that havt mudo themselves conspicu
ous in military achievements. Resides,
the troop stationed there have tho
additional dUlnetlon of being the
guard of honor to the President on
occasions of official ceremony. Troop
K of tho Seventh Cavalry (white) will
also be rewarded for its gallant con
duct In the Wounded Knee buttle by a
periuU at Fort Meyer. The troop
named will come, relieving the
two troop at present stalloued here,
about May I.
Cliaal' Manumaut.
A former officer of the United Si at.
Army, who law tienerat Sherman in
Saw York several weak before 'all
death, sll that th lailur espresn-d
great Indignation at thecouliuund lalit
and inaction, ahout a monument for
tiaanral UrunU lie soldi ll it
enough t make Otmn ak tirant turn
In Ms (rat l lva all this ta'W and
bogging Kl"(T on. for a monmtent
over hi body. I know that all Urant
would hate ever wUhsd would have
be a plain wttruia slab, souutMag
to nark hU lait Plstlej place, n4
nior. I hope that rasa an gun
o one will talk about a monumeat
pvtr ma, A food il of while oir
bin Is taouiw (or an.) solJler or a"-
lgil and llrllr of Tatt Af In tha
rroirn orth Tha .lan Kst of
f lilua and lha lines Mat.
tadon tnrirnt Mrat.
When the fiit Kuropeans visited
China and begun to obtain information
regarding the traditions of the country
they learned, among other things, that
in the natural history of the people
was an enormous subterranean . rat
called tyn-schit
The fat was five or six times as large
as a horse, had terrible teeth, and
lived chiefly in the northern country,
where it forced its way beneath moun
tain range, so that when a tremor of
tin earthquake was heard in China the
parents would turn to tho child and
nay :
"My son, lx-have yourself. The is burrowing licneath the
mountains, making the earth tremble."
Thus it cume' to be believed by all
that the big rut wan un actual fuet.
No one could bo found, however, who
had met with the tyn-schu until a hun
tor from the far north was discovered
who wild he hul wen one, unil hero is
his story:
"lama flchcrrnun, and some years
ego I traveled in Northern China and
Siberia, following up the rivers to the
northern ocean. One winter the cold
had been more severe than usual, find
we started down tho 1-na before the
ice had gone. It was si ill very cold,
but we kept on, hoping to secure many
fish to dry and carry into the Interior
lutcr on.
One day wo wero passing B high
cliff tiiat was partly undermined by a
turn in tho river when my comrade
nuked me if I had ever seen a tyn-schu.
I rfplii-d no. 'Well,' ho said, there Is
one coming out.'
"I looked up and there, about forty
feet from tho beach, was a big black
muss of something. I could teo two
long teeth, a longf tail and Its shaggy
fur, and It was evidently struggling to
get out, its the lee cllIT was cracko I.
" -Whoa he sees the sunlight,' my
comrade said, 'it will kill him and
whun wo come buck we shall find him
dead.' And this was true, for several
months later when wo went buck there
lay tho monster on tho bench dead. It
had crawled out of its hole and died in
thesunliirht and was mostly cnten up
by hears and wolves. We cut off tho
big teeth, which were us much n two
men could lift, and took them up tho
river where I sold one, which 1 lieu id
was sent to tho Kineror."
Such was tho Chinaman's story, and
that he believed that the rat was real
ly u living creature there can be no
doubt; und the lielief is upMrted by
the finding in China of gigantic bones,
beneuth the surface, of these rats that
have accidentally Ik-cii caught by rays
of sunlight.
The origin of this superstition is a
veritable giant of tho ice, 8ys a writer
in the Now York Herald a huge ele
phant which existed thousands of years
ago in nearly all countries, and
especially about Northern Kuropo and
In tho long n,'o of geological ages
the climate of tho far north was much
milder than at present, and the Siberian
Islands in tho Arctic Ocean were cov
ered with trees and were tho borne of
vast herds of monster elephants.
When the first whito men visited this
desolate region they found tiio shore in
some Instances literally covered with
the tusks, everywhere protruding from
tho sand, partly hidden by it, showing
that hero wus a graveyard (A monsters
of the olden time. When the account
reached the centers of civilization men
went out to sec if it wus true, and in a
short time an extensive ivory trade
In these ancient relics sprang up.
There wus then an indefinite idea of
tho animal which bore them, but
gradually the fact beciimu known that
they were the tusks of un enormous
elephant known as the mammoth.
Imagine .lunibo a third longer, a
third higher, mid covered with a coat
of woolly hair from two to three feet
lu length, ami some idea can be formed
of this king of the elephants that lived
Li the lonu auo. For a long lime a
very exaggerated idea of the aniinul
w as entertained, and some curious pic
tures of it were made, but finally a
specimen was found and then another.
The first and best specimen was dis
covered by a native fisherman. He
a.v its tusk protruding from the bank
or tunda, and watched it for several
seasons, iinlil finally lie found it lying
upon the beach. The wild animals
had been feding cm il. and think of it!
the Diammolh may have been dead any
where from five to fifty thousand years,
yet its fiosh was so perfectly preserved
Mild the eye so fresh that a scientific
man said lie eould hardly distinguish
between ll and the eye of tv living
Thousands of years ago this gigantic
creature had porishe.l. perhaps falling
into a revuse in tho ice, and ever
since had ecn li'o.en up line hoiiu
lucks, (iniilually undermined by tlx
river the Istdv hud fallen out, as we
have seen.
AlHiut thirty pounds of tho red hair
und wo.'l was collected by the fisher
innn, the tusk ami port ions of the feet,
und all hold to a Russian official, w ho
Immediately son! word to St. I'eters-
burg, whereupon the F.mperor ordered
that tho entire skeleton should Ih pre
served. Tho skeleton wus secured.
with some of the skin and hair, uad
all aio now lu the Ryal Museum of
St. IVlerabum. Ulustnttlnir tho enor
mous sl.e of ht pivhUlorle is hint.
Tills was In the hint century, ami
ever people have Imwii on Ih
lookout for the cmtil ol Ihe lee.
Scleral specimen have lun-n found
tho most iviuurkn'ile by a Husmhii
rnuiiioer named Ren Ut mlorf. In llt
Lank Oat lr lirl lu llwkbrr.
There U nothing that an ii rupul
out .nW'iitiii etui outwit the uimary
purchaser in as el!y In rubber.
AH rublHT, little It U the hurt! Vul.
cnUt kind U'il vira nuO fi" jewel
ry. ImHiuui dlli'tf rtd or u,led tiy
auo it U a vc Mxthli ttoUicr and (his
change ,ut't b i.rvatcd -at U it
no proc has h n dUsverH vet by
whkhtithas ! Hub!wroie!ho.
jiwsamc , wstetVoofs or any ihl
that hav
te U't ii l u r.iniyif n loivd U
rf.vilv u,.,, ami at alight
eome per
i-aumi will fi l lu !,,.,.. A Hew pair
i f or!nM4 IkwH ),, u, factwrr III
bt Hue tunes Ha M o-id yt ;Mt
ifui a stock. Iht (Wmer wU?f
proofs fa!! to pi"- sometimes at the
touch. ThU old rubber, it is said, ii
bought up at the shops and manufac
tured over, but It cannot be made dur
able. At best it is only shoddy of a
detestable kind.
A Dip la a Warm Spring at BanH
One of the springs fill a basin at the
foot of a low cliff writes a traveler,
and is fenced about so that bwimmer
may enjoy their bath undisturbed. I
tried a dip in this pool one chill Sep
tember afternoon when the mountains
were freshly powdered with snow,
and a cold rain was falling in the
valleys. Emerging from tho adjacent
cottage In a shiver. I leaped into tho
water, and was at once as comfortable,
so far os warmth was concerned, as if
I had boen sitting at the hotel firesido.
and though the temperature was but
little below blood heat the bath con
ferred something of the pleasure that
a swimmer feels in buffeting with
breakers. The immediate effort is
bracing, and while those who remain
long in tho water -ay that they feel
lassitude, and enervation afterward.
I experienced nothing of tho kind,
though I swam about for not lews than
twenty minutes. The presence of lime
and sulphur makes the water at least
as densfl as that of tho son, and the
bdther feels more buoyant and swims
with slighter effort than in fresh
water. Though displeasing to the
nostrils, it does pt'offend tho taste;
and if, by chance, it gets into tho
nose or throat, it doos not nauseate, as
salt end river waters uro apt to
do. At two or three points the surfaca
Is marked by currents rising from be
low, and over tho sjiot where the
boiling was most perceptible I descend
ed, staying down as long as I could
hold my breath. At that point tho
pool was about seven feet deep, and the
bottom was formed, for a foot or so, of
dark sand. In this I could work my
way down, slowly and slightly, but the
earth was unwilling to receive me.
and it was easier to float than sink in
tho heavy wuter while there wus air
in the lungs, so i bobbed to tho top
again, like a piece of wood. Tho
attendant told mo that when the water
whS drawn off ! had been able to
lower himself Into tho sand to the
armpits and he had less trouble in
getting out, ,with the gush of water,
than he hud in getting down. Tho
appearance of spruce contM and chips
of wood on the bottom is remarkable,
inasmuch as there are no trees close
by and they seem to bo cast up from
below. A tree trunk, is slowly working
its way up from tho gravely depths,
tho ends being broken off us it rises,
so that bathers may not be Inconven
ienced by it. How It got there under
tho bed of tho spring, and how many
centuries it has Ik-cii buried, who can
ii Utory of I'romlnent I'eoplo
way Krpt In Readlnant.
Newspaper obituaries are not always
written on tho spur of the moment In
fact, tho reverse, as a rule, is the
case, and the lives of great men or
other personages uro written by the
hand of tho journalistic biographer
long before death knocks at the door.
In every Important newspaper office
In tho United States Is a department
devoted to tho preparation and preser
vation of tho biograpliers of promi
nent people and whore they are
available for immediate use, and
where memoirs, shorter or longer, ac
cording to tho public importance of
tho subject, are regularly classified
and "pigeon-holed," ready for uso
when the fatal moment arrives. From
time to time these records are added to
and brought up to date for the purpose
of avoiding confusion or delay in case
that the biography is to be made use of
at brief notice. To a large part of
he tmblic this information will bo in
he nature of news and will serve to
explain to their wondering minds how
i two or three column obituary of
some public man appears in the daily
papers in conjunction with tho an
iiounccmeiil of his sudden death.
It is a curious fact that the practice
of writing obituarW of great men
seems almost invariably to have tho
ffect of keeping them ulive. At any
rate they rarely dio verv soon after
their biographies are written, and
very frequently ninny years elapse be-
sore their death gives an opportunity
lor th ir posthumous praises to bo
Keep lCarly Hours.
It is a known fact among physicians.
nurses and those generally uiiercsicu
in tho restoration of health that tho
percentage of women among the middle
und upper classes who retire early is
alarmingly small, says the .lenness-
Miller Magazine. 1 he term 'alarm
ingly is used advisedly, liecuuso tho
growing tendency to keep late hours
cheats nature out of her just dues and
compels her to retaliate in a manner
that often threatens not only health
hut life, most seriously.
Theiv nro few women so constituted
but that the wear ami tear of daily llfo
consumes to a great extent their vital
ity, which can only bo restored by
means of iH-rfect reMHte,
F.speciHlly ate long, unbroken hours
of rest tirce,sary for w ives and moth
ers, nil of whom are giving of their
streitKth unrcscru'dly und getting little,
physically in return sas e that which is
deriwd fitmi !e.',
The growing tendency of the age
toward physical coltum training is not
well sustained In the lute hours so unl-
versalh kept hv liianv of the most en
thusiastic advocate of that mot cineiit.
Those t ho earnextly tie ire to u the
most effective menus Ml hand for Ihe
preservation of health and IxMiuty
should not fail to keep early hour.
Th Importance f l.anuaa.
One of the pivul fault of the youtij?
men of to ilii.y Is they do hot attach
sufHt ldit liumitiiu' t UHjfimjfti and
itt 'iKAiilii. A youth will tUUs;,1
say ut oVlin'k In tho evvblntf Muj
vuws rcpitll) ho only raited to itay
a f,w motiwn'a and yt it I all tt.
maiden can do to g K him out the doof
by U. '
trrtt sif lres
t i!t;it be eoo4 plan ll
punches lo up Iowa rvel-rsial men, to
how wl moii.f they hate made
from wopl ih.-j have Induced 14
I j4
srn'.ous asd light eeadixg matter
A Kits la tha Drk-l)hatmnt of
Vt oinen-Wlio bhuiild Kw iirIf
Minor Itams l'llbjr Va nt.
It wax In lbs dark at the foot of tbe lUirs
tl'lirre sfler tli dance 1 (raced ber,
I berd ber step and I caught ber ttiere
A'jU fondly kited and embraced ber.
Ebs did not (rem to take It aral-i,
Aud fiiidius inyaelt iu clover,
I w ain't comeiil Willi s aiUKle k:as,
But I klaaeti ber s dozeu luuea over.
And I knew tbat I wa not giving ffente
To ber, for bc seemed to like it.
All, ni! 'lwa a bliful experixuee
Jiow Jucky 1 wiu to a'.rike It!
Tie n a Debt appeared and flight I took,
VV Itu my mind ou detraction' border;
J biul i tiibl and bveu kisonj lb colored
Wbo was going up stair for order.
- Cups Coi liein.
To complete the ecstasy of those
who be'.love in the degradation of hu
man labor, say o traveler, in Christian
at Work, need I say that at Stockholm
the debasement. of woman Is perhbpi
more thorough and complete than n
any city of northern hnroper Mio,
hero, practically supplants the oeasts
of burden. And I am not altogether
unfamiliar with woman's work in
Kuropo. I have seen her round the
pit mouth, at the forge, and bare-footed
In the brick yards of "merry Eng
land," filling blast furnaces and tend
ing coke ovens in "sunny France." I
have dally watched her bearing the
heat and burden of tho day in the
fields of the "Fatherland," and in
Austria-Hungary doing the work of
man and beust on the farm and in tho
I have seen women emergo from the
coal-pits of "busy Ueigium," where
little girls and young women graduate
under-ground as hewors of coal und
drawers of carts, for it is no uncom.
mon thing In Kuropo to hitch women
and dogs together, that manufacturing
may be done cheaply.
Aged, hunt und sunburned, I have
seen women, with rope over shoulders,
tollinc on tho banks of canals and
dykes in picturesque Holland. Having
witnessed all this, 1 was yet surprised
to find in a city so beautiful and
seemingly so rich and prosperous as
Stockholm, women still more debased.
In Stockholm she is almost ex
clusively employed as hod-carrier and
bricklayer's assistant. She carries
bricks, mixes mortar, and. In short,
does all the heavy work obout tho
building. At tho dinner-hour you
see groups of women sitting on the
piles of wood and stones euting their
frugal repast. They wear a short
gown, coming a trine oe.ow me Knee,
with home-knitted woollen stockings
and wooden shoes. Over the head a
handkerchief is tightly tied. Those
engaged in mixing mortar and tending
plasterers wear aprons.
They are paid for a day of hard
work of this toil, lHsting twelve hours
the magnificent sum of one kroner
(equivalent to Is. Id.).
Who fhotild "Mow" Flrt.
A great deal of nonsense has been
talked about the question of whose
place it is to bow first when a lady
and gentleman meet upon the street
or In any public assembly.
It is very absurd to say that a man
6hould always wait until a lady has
recognized him. In this, as In most
other matters, common eenso and mu
tual convenience are the only guides.
Many ladies are near-sighted; many
others find great, difficulty in remem
bering faces. Are they, because of
these drawbacks, to be always de
barred of tho pleasure of a chance
meeting with some agreeable man?
Tho important thing, of course, is
thut a man should not presume: that,
for instance, he should not speak to a
lady to whom he hun been merely in
troduced, unless she shows some sign
of willingness to continue tho ac
quaintance. Not to lift his hat to her
with deference would bo a rudeness,
but he should not stop to speak unless
she makes the first movement in thut
When two people meet who are
really acquainted, it is not the man
who should necessarily bow first, or
the lady it is whichever of them is
the first to perceive und rocognir.o tho
If a lady is walking and meets a
man whom she knows well, and who
desires to Bpeak with her, ho will, of
course, not commit the awkwardness
of keeping her standing in tho stre'et,
but if he has time will beg permission
to join her for a few moments and
walk beside hor long enough for u
brief chat.
Tho ludv. cm her part, will make It
' easy for him to leave her when they
i have exchanged the few pleasant
j sentences that belong to such a
I meeting. Louise ( handler Moulton,
In American Cultivator.
Mis Stii,pscl ilia Train.
A train in tieo. gla was lately held
np by a lonu woman. It had i;it
about -'00 yards from a station when
a negro woman was seen running frun
i tically after it- Tho conductor saw
her, pulled tho bell, and tho train
I came to a stop. A colored brnkemun
stood on tho steps and roue lied his
hand out to help the woman on. Hut
she ran on by, and a negro hoy hniijf
himself out of thu window aud kissed
her. '1 he conductor was naturally a
little wrathy. and told her so. She
told him that her boy was eoltik eft.
' am tju,y didn't jjive her ttmo to tell
him tfoou-hy, and she had to do It If
she would have to follow thu train ten
I utiles. Chicago Tribune.
Mist ! llkM
A Umspoouful of salt dissolved In
one half glassful of f ater Is excellent
to allay nausea in sick headaches.
Miabby leather chair scats, vallsst
and bag can be hi l;ht" i..d by rub
blng them with the well bceteu white
of an fir if,
Never throw away tha pieces of
lemon a'ter lhy have bn stutKied
with the lmoa tMnvr. They will
rom lu bandy for rwtovlng the stall.
front the hands ami other arllo's.
lippd In salt. thy will scour copper
knUle nicety, and remove tain from
bra work, They wilt take stain
ent tfirt and odor I rom pant and koU
Ilea a uMhliif els will. The odor
of fiU aad onion cat tbui U r34
llj.-.f.M Wri. -
omaa aaI Imaust Varaia, Oardeaa and
Orchards in tha Calebratad! Hrar Kim
Valley oa tha Mala l.kue f tha I'nJoa
rarine ana leatral rarne K. it. near
Corrim and Ogdra, I tab.
Splendid location for business and in
dustries of all kinds in the well known
city of Corinne, situated in the middle of
the valley on the Central Pacific K. R.
The lands of the Bear river valley are
now thrown open to settlement by the
construction of the mammoth system of
irrigation from the Bear lake and river,
just completed bv the Bear Kiver Canal
Co.. at a cost o'f $3,000,000. The Co.
controls 8100,000 acres of these line
lands and owns many lots and business
locations in the City of Corinne, and is
now prepared to sell on easy terms to
settlers aud colonies. The climate, soil,
and irrigating facilities are pronounced
unsurpassed by competent judges who
declare the valley to be the Paradise of
the Farmer, Fruit (.rower and Stock
Kaiser. Nice social surrounding, good
gchoos and churches at Corinne City,
and Home Market exist for every kind
of farm and garden produce in the
neighboring cities of Ogden and Salt
Lake, and in tbe great mining camps.
Lands will lie shown from the local of
fice of the Company at Corine. 3ttf
Randall's Investment Agency, Rooms 16
and 17, McMurtry Block Lincoln, Neb.
Baigins in Western Land. 2atgin in
City property.
I No. 4H I'M) all fenced, !5 wires, wind
mill, tank, Smiles from Oxford. 1 rice
jjo. 4"i 100, 82 acres cultivated, 4 room
house, granary, corn crib,- well.
Price, $1050, $2.1j0 cash, balance time
(i ier cent interest.
No. 40 ' lots for $1000 orpSOOeaeh, well
located in hast Liucolu, t cash, bal
ance time.
No. 40 room cottage, 2 closets, china
closet, cellar, coal house, well, corner
lot .VJX143. 1 block from car line, 1
block from school house. Price $2000
ureat bargain.
1 have some chcice city property for
exchange for farm lands or stock. I
also nave some choice land for sale on
10 yea i payment. House for sale aud
rent loiue and see me.
1 HF.l'liESKNT
Aud it will be to yovr in
terest to see us or ad
dress us if you want any
thing in our line.
Houses and blocks lor sale taut win
pay more than 10 per cent on invest
ment. 42tl Lincoln, jtet).
American Live Stock
Kooiu 'M Excbsnire bulldlnir,
Alliance Stock.
l.-,ff Care of A. L. S. CO.,
Corner I Oth and P Streets.
Dry Go ods,;Carpe is, Groceries,
Lowest Prices in the City.
Mutter and eirirs tnkcn in at the
highest market price, 41tf
( ALL .IMlTlt.tlll; WITH I .
Cor. I oth and P Sis., Lincoln, Neb.
i i a i N Street.
MEALS 25cts.
Can serve 600 at a ilngle meal.
Carter & Bailky,
Commission Merchants,
12$ 1.1129 Rorth UtH St., Ltocota. Nil.
Butter, Hi. che, pottoi. poultry
hay, grain aud live ttock.
Farm Produce a Specially,
81 Rrrencrirat National Hank.
I rli'pliKiio 4,0,
,,;nj n, ntn m.
KiU!itttii. 'Ju;....LliwU,
i!!Ddf lupoid )t3 uiooan
'nioonn ?S J 008
O) 2aij JM Aq MJ) dtra un
noX -qaj sopiSjrq aopo9on A"u
iv ojaqj ft pa -jf -aoquoi boio
aotrrpji Jo po 8ji -puv-i 2nUM no
jq8u jda rq sssnisna Sajop doit joa
PIP 8H Ilpa33 Alsa q taJ aj
qM a; tiuoouiap uajq3i Xao mm
0Jqi nqj mtj pjo nj oiri
-ocadfT eqj no JOTopisiaitnof) pari 1"9
jo; uj oqjt nvai oqi i ejf ain
pn oq? etupoy -ji -3 ;o pwaq ZL
Aq -qi oj wanutsj oqj if I
Rate $1 pr T. Special rate bj tbs watk,
Coroer I5tb and Jackson Streets,
Z3 Out block from motor line. ' Mt
K JENNINGS, Prop'r, rj
Ortice over First National Hank.
3Mn2 l.lnwla, i s Si-brand.
Leading Carpet Dealer
(5et his price before piLU'liatin else
where. He will save you mouey. ii
Farms for sale and exchange In all parts
of Nebraska. Correspondence solicited.
Over 1st National Bank, Lincoln, Neb.
Five and Ten acre tracts (old on imall
tuontbly payments.
Climats as Perfect and Healthful as can
be Found.
No. 1 Oranire. Lemon. Fruit and Vg-eltlile
lane; overlooking: lhfJulf of Mexiuo. Tun
acres of I Ills land will produce mors in 't.u
than so seres In tbe north. Fcr full parucu
lars send for codjt of riub-'Froplc. Address,
Grove City, Florida.
with sn additional chapter, brlnirlnirthp dory
of his 111 o d3wn to date, and s dcifcrlption of
Its ciosintr : iii' and imposing funeral cere
monies: alo an appendex by way of a criti
iiue at the memoirs and a personal tribute to
General ttbermau by
To brlmr this book within reach of all, at
tbe request of the family, and especially for
tbe briii tit of tbe old soldier?, this cbesp
edition has been issued, complete in one vol
utne, to sell for ti.iM, Uuy 110 "Life of Gen.
Hhermun" except the one written by himself
with an apppemlex byJuinesG. Ulaine.
Aeiirsmia hotel, ii. st kki..
SthandUSt. Airt, for Lincoln.
axd itiixts or rKSAiiir,
ShorOtand, ami Typewriting, U tlie liit and Urcwt
Collie 111 Hi, Wmi. nm htu'li'MU In oilci, lunt
yi'ur. HlmlnnU pri.'prcil f.,r biiln, 111 frm '. t i
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b.-ailtirul HIiiMrubil ntlul.iie, follr-if J.HirrinN. aiut
pet'ljiieiu of iH'limunMlilp, frN l,y (Midn-NKlnK
LUMUUUMK A UocttK, Linuolu, Httl.
J. THORP ft Co.,
Manufacturer of
Rubber Stamps, Seals,
Stencils, Badges and
Baggage Checks
w a. I ith 81..
Bstablllhad W
Want to save from
25 TO 50c.
On every Dollar you spend If so, write for
our Illustrated oataioiaia. eoutaltilnir illus
IralionH and irloes of everything uaniifact
ured Ih tbe United Stales, at manufactur
ers' prices. UMloO illuMrutloiis, All lines
represented. Catalogue mailed free on ap
plication. Addnsfts,'ri.Y en.
1TB West Van lluren 8U Chieairo, 111.
l tlie l,li;ttl.t Itmihing
Wind Mill now Muile.
Afteral yesr of siicecM in the mauuiai
lure of Wind Mills, we have Isiely ma in a
complete ehsimv in our mill, ail pari. b,lna
ttulil ai-tinser sud bi tter proportioned and a
S"lf lulu li'anl buahin pliMa-il In all bote lo
save Ihe nitri'iiaoer fmiu clluitilii hish low.
era Ion I It, The asine principal of tnfK.iv
ernll a relalniM. t.ver)f part of Hie Mill, (ill.
f U'iUI AMKH, and will run without uia
Ills S Itolae.
The reptitatloii iralnixi by Ihe IVraiin Mill
In the pal ha. Iinlucmt kmiid uuseriiiniioui
pcraoua lolmitsle Hi null snd even lo take
our tws sud apply 11 lo an interior null He
not ditt'lt cl, in,,,,, (i.nuine unleaa alaiiipe.1
a below, e iiiahulai lut laiia puiiipiii
and t-ar! 111 1; la, lana. pmupa elv una ,'U
vntl nind Mill iiipplica. Ilml aut aaul
vd. Send for t laiisie and piliea. 41 am
f lKIi. M I Ml Mil I. A I ll..
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