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COMMISSION EXPECTED TO SETTLE
The Al.isknn botindry trlliunnl.
which will endeavor in Kettle the ter
ritorial disputes to the satisfaction of
both Canada mul tin- United States,
1i:h held Its llrst meeting In London.
Ah the members of the coiuiiiIhsIoh
took their seats Senator Turner was
on the extreme rllit. then Prof. Sir
Louis Jette, formerly of tho Superior
Conn of Quebec. Lieutenant Governor
of the Province of Quebec, and profes-
am wor j&wc&xxsrl era zcsmSbp
United States Commission.
Map Showing Alaskan Boundary Line in Dispute and Commissioners Whc
Met In London.
sor of civil law; Mr. Hoot, Lord Alvor
stone, Senator Lodge. A. H. Aylos
woith, who succeeded in tho late Jus-tl-e
Armour of Canada on the commis
sion; Mr. Foster and Clifford Sll'ton.
Vuundinu Minister of the Interior,
FROG IN HER STOMACH.
The More Mro. Goldsmith Ate, the
Thinner and Weaker She Grew.
Mrs. Harry Goldsmith of Hempstead,
fi. I., was In iho mountains of northern
A New York some months ugo nnil with
some friends spenC a day in the woods.
Helm; thirsty sho leaned over the.cdgo
of a stream and drank from It. She
noticed that she swallowed what, ap
peared toHic.n'smafl piece of grass.
In a day or "so she had entirety forgot
ten the circumstance.
Mrs. Goldsmith has been having an
increased appetite for the past sl.
weeks and has been constantly thirsty.
She was also attacked with Ills of diz
ziness. Doctors' remedies all failed
and she continued to'become wonkor
and lose weight.
Her hushauil. who Is a druggist, do-
j elded to study her case himself and
tlnally concluded to administer an
emetic. To his surprise a large Vrog
was dislodged from his wife's stomach.
It had been there for months, was In a
perfectly healthly condition, and after
being placed in a jar swam around.
She swallowed it as a tadpole. Her
"oudition .shows marked Improvement
William Waldorf Astoi: recently
bought Hever castle and in so doing
he came In possession of an idea for a
story, which he has since printed in
the Pall Mall Magazine. It Ih an mi-
usually good story ami Mr.' Astor is
getting credit for having done a piece
of thoroughly good literary work. That
other eminent millionaire, Mr. Car
negie, has limited himself of late
years to founding libraries, instead or
writing them. It Is said that when
Mr. Gladstone read n book by Mr. Car
negie ho remarked that he admired
the courage of a man who, without
knowing iiow to write, wrote on a sub
ject of which he knew nothing.
Mineral Matter In Food.
The base of nutrition In all living
nulngs is oxygen, water, salts, carbon
anil nitrogen. Korster tried to feed
dogs on organic substnnces deprived
of nearly all their mineral matter.
DoUh from starvation occurred soon
er thnn If the dogs hail been com
pletely without food. M. Herrera
says in Revue Scientiflqno, Paris:
"Living beings are but aggregations
or mlnoral substances and biology is
but a chapter In mineralogy."
Salisbury's Scientific Views.
Although tho late Lord Salisbury
was much Interested in science and
-as a fellow of the British Royal so
ciety, he never approved of tho ex
treme views or some of his associates.
He was particularly opposed to tho
theory of evolution ns taught by Her
bert Spencer and of the descent or
man as enunciated by Charles Darwin.
Kept Him Working Hard.
John Duller of Rockland, Mass.,
though but 65 years old, is tho fattier
of thirty-nvo children, the oldest of
lA-hom Is 45' nnd tho youngest '1 yearH
old. Ah ho has reared his numerous
progeny respectably while working at
his trade tho chronicler will be be
Ileveil in hla statement that ".Mr. Hut
ler Is a hard-working man."
' Pigskin to Supercede Rubber.
A Scotch firm Is authority for tho
fitatjynent that rubber tires for vehl
elciTof all kinds will soon bo dis
placed by pigskin. The firm has a
process lor tanning tho sklnB which
renders thorn bo hard that whon ised
ns tires they will wear longer than
rubttev and give equal satisfaction In
Lord Alverstono. after foiniail uii
noutinlug that tho commission was In
session, stating that he had been so
lected as president, an honor which he
highly appreciated, ashed counsel
when they desired to begin ornl nrgu
The commission decided to sit flu
Two members of llrltlsh ConimlfcRlon.
days per week, commencing Sept. 15
and excluding Saturdays, and to be In
session from 11 a. 111. to t p. in. daily,
and granted permission lor a limited
number of representatives 01 the proxy
to attend the sittings.
DE WITTE'S RISE TO POWER.
Russian Statesman Started With Man
The career of Scrglux De Wltte,
Russian minister of eoninierce and
'lnunce. resembles that of mtmproiit
Americans who bnve attained high
place in public or semi-public life.
Ills parents emigrated from Germany
to Russia, which rnct was not at all
in the young fellow's favor. He .so
cured a lowly position In the freight
department of a Russian railroad and
crept up slowly but steadily until at 40
hu was a director. His reports to the
gocrnmciit attracted attention in St.
Petersburg and he was invited to enter
the department of finance, of which
he became chief in a few years. One
of his sayings is: "Only death can
steal a man's brain."
NOW THE BAREFOOT BOY.
His Mother Takes Him to the New
York Horse Show.
Three ladles, hnndsoniely gowuei'
and accompanied by a hoy or 7, he
barefooted, were the sensntlon of tho
Fashion show hibt night at the .Madi
son Square Garden, says a Now York
dispatch. Tho circumstance was so
unusual that visitors for the time be
ing rorgot their Interest in gowns. The
child was apparently uncoiibclous of
the excitement he created.
The mother of tho boy said she was
Mrs. Charles Ilrooke, or Nashville.
Tcnn., and Hint for the past year and
a half her sou had gone barefooted
upon the advice of her physician. The
little follow, sho says, was addicted to
croup, but ho has not had it since he
Strange Attempt at Suicide.
A Turin young man has Just made
what Is probably one of the most
singular 'ittempts at suicide that has
ever been recorded. First saturating
a cigar In corrosive sublimate, ho let
it dry, and then smoked It literally to
tho "bitter end " Death did not. en
sue because the agony was too long
drawn out, which enabled the doctors
to apply effect Ive antidotes. Tho
youth, however, suffered long torture
from Internal pains and convulsions '
Dies Aged 117 Vears.
Andy Montgomery, a colored man,
aged 117, died at a homo for aged col
ored people at Atlanta, Ga on
Wednesday last. His ago Is verified
by the records. For many years be
fore the civil war he was a slave in
the Montgomery family, prominent in
Georgia history and never wearied ot
praising tho good qualities of his old
master and mistress, to whom he wni
There was a touching lounlon the
other day at Frlck's Locks, Pa. Tho
venerable schoolmaster rang the hell
of the old schoolhouse, when there
trooped In, not the children or the vil
lage, but sfxty-two middle-aged men
and women, former scholars. All tho
old lessons were gone through and"
then the class adjourned to tho play
ground aud romped through the old
Hetty Green Avoids "Cranks."
Mrs. Hetty Green nover lives long av
the snnie address. This Is chiefly be'
cause she fears to be annoyed by
''cranks" who want her to Invest lu
harebrained schemes. When sho
moves sho keeps her now hiding placo
secret from even her closet friends.
Just now sho Is somewhere lu the,
country not far from Now. York and
only visits tho city at wide Intervals.
RT. REV. THOMAS MARSH CLARK. J
OLDEST EPISCOPAL BISHOP, IS DEAD I
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Rt. Rc. Thomtis" Marsh Clarke
bishop of Rhode Island, and by vlrtuo
of his seniority presiding bishop of)
the Episcopal church In 'this country,
ns well as the oldest bishop In the
Anglican- communion, if not In tho
world, died suddenly at Jls liomo In
Mlddlctown, R. I. , Hlslinp Clark had
been in the epjscopntiv nearly :ilfty:
years. He was a remarkable jiri'iioh;.
or. On one occasloiijio proncbfsilTori
Rev. llr" Washburn uL'Cavalry'liiuVh;
Now York'. A. stranger, was jlejily
Impressed, and golug out of jje.ehuro.li
he asked the sexton the, .name, of
the preacher. 'Die sexton, sahl,"Ijfsb,-,
op Clark, sir." The ..s'tj'nngor under
stood him to say "ClurUsonV' ... He
Jookcd.luto the church aliqanac .and
Jfotiud that Robert H.,' jfjlnrksou 'was
'missionary bishop, of Nobrnqka and
GET EVEN WITH BLACKMAILER.
SwainG Band Together to Punish Man
Who Annoyed Them.
Summer loveniaklng has been hnzi
anions hereabouts during the closing
dnys of the season, says a dispatch
from North Dcrgen. N. .1. Frequent
ly couples hi rolling in tin moonlight
would be confronted by a man, cry
ing: 'I've caught you! Kissing, eh?"
"Tnke our arm from that girl's
waist. That's disorderly conduct, I
Then the ninn would display a badge
and prey on the young woman's fears
by describing the horrorK of the sta
tion liouso and picturing tho shame
of the publication f tier name in tho
newspapers. Always the rellow de
manded money to release those whom
no preloaded to arrest, aud usually
he got It.
Last night several young men hand
ed together to punish tho pscudo po
liceman. John Ring, disguised In his
sister's dress, basked in tho sunlight
of Peter Sheehan's smiles, while tho
pair strolled along Hudson boulevard.
Suddenly in their path appeared a
man who proved to be John Carney.
"Spooning! Hugging! Actually
hugging!" exclaimed Carney. "I ar
"Oh, my! What will mommer say?"
cried Ring, as shrilly as ho could.
This was the signal to two husky
companions close, at hand. Tho four
fell on Carney and thrushed hliu with
in an, iuch of his life- Nor did Hingis
dress hamper his blows. Carney ha.d
his ussallants arrested. Their pun
ishment will bo light,
Cost of His Nomination.
Chief Justice Sullivan of tho Ne
braska (supreme court sometimes takes
occasion to make expression of his
keen sense of humor, as may be seen
in tho statement 01 his nomination ex
pense, filed the other day In the of
fice of the secretary of state. Tho
following, written in the (lowing hand
01 the chief Justice, tells the story of
what it cost to get the nomination:
"Authorized local cnmmlttco to call
on mo, if necessary, for $U5 to holp de
fray tho expenses of the convention.
Thoy have not yet called on mo, hut
I am apprehensive." Chlcngo Chron
icle. Mammoth May Be Alive.
Dr. J. V. Krizzclo of Snn Frnnclsco,
& government employe, who has been
In tho arctic regions a number of
years, said recently thnt whllo ho did
not wish to maku himself ridiculous
to tho scientific world by stating that
at least one living specimen of tho
'supposedly extinct mammoth family
(is still roaming at Inrgo on tho Ameri
can side of the arctic, regions, yet It
jwaa a fact that he had seen compara
tively frcah tracks In the Island of
.Untak, about four miles from tho
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Dakota. He said: "If such a man ns
that is missionary bishop lu the north
west 1 will send him my check for
$l,(iiiO to belli hint in his work." For
some time after, whenever these
bishops metoHishop Clark would say
playjtully to Ulshop Clarknon: "Dis
gorge," IJIshop Clark's mother was
a descendant of Rev. John Wheel
wrlght,?n graduate of Cambridge uttl't
verslty, ,Hiu;land, w.ho urns an early
minister In the Massachusetts colony, I
nun who was nanisne-u iwircirom. iws-t
.ton lor heresy-,, Jilshop. Clark wns a
gradpato of Yale college, Ho-recelv-ed
the degree of 1). D. from Union
college, S. T. D. from Drowji univer
sity. Providence, R. L. and I,U D. from
(jambrldgo university, Kmiland-, Ho
was tho( moving spirit. Jn Uui work-of
tho saiitary, couiHilssjou" during .the
OLD WHALING CAPTAIN DEAD,
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After Life Filled- with Adventure,
.Meet End on Land.
Cnpl. William Henry Hall, an old
time New Uedford whnler, with' an ad
venturous career, is dead. Cnpt.
Hall was born at Oyster Day. I, l
seventy-two 'years ago, and took to
the. life or A sailor when a youth.
He rose rrotu a man bororo tho mast
to the command of a whaling vessel,
putting out from New Iledrord. and
his adventures in tho years he fol
lowed the sea covered all quartern of
the globe, racJnK death a score of
times.- As a whnler ho penetrated far
Into the arctic regions, and as tho
commander of merchant ships sailed
four times around tho world. Ho was
onco cast among cannibals in tho
South Paclllc. hut escaped death by
winning their friendship.
On one of his trips he wns ship
wrecked and with members of his
crew wns thrown upon a small desert
island. For forty days thov main
tained llfo with birds' eggs nnd such
sea food ns they could get. Finally
Capt. Hall nnd three ot the crew
volunteered to row to New Zealand,
500 miles away, lu a rowhoat. After
a perilous trip thoy reached New
Zealand und returned to tho Island In
a schooner for their mates.
Sad. End of Family.
The end of n family Ib involved in
the deuth of Susan Schcuk In tho
Klnga Park Insano asylum at Hemp
steud, L. I., Wednesday, penniless nnd
n.ondloHH. Her brother Selah. who
wns oncq a prosperous lawyer, is now
In the homo for nged.men at St. John
land, hi yenrs old, and in tho same
destitute condition ns his sister, w.ia
was only 71. Neither of them lnui
mnrried. Thoy were wealthy only a
few yenrs ago, hut sudden misfortunes
In investment swopi away their for
Tactful King Edward.
King Kdwnrd hns become exceed
ingly conservative In mutters of dress
since his accession to the throne of
Great Urltaln. Ho knows that his sub
jects will follow his Inltlntlvo in their
raiment and consequently ho Is sel
dom seen In new or expensive raiment.
Ho brought somo now felt hats rrom
Marlenbad, which ho rocently visited,
but will only wear them when walk
ing In tho highlands, lea they be
come the fad of London.
Proper Burial of Bodies.
Prof. Charles A. Llndeley of Yale
medical school and secretary or tti
Connecticut stnto board, or health In
a recent lecture opposed tho embalm
ing of dead bodies, except In special
cuses. Ho said it would bo moro in
nccordanco with tho teachings ol
science If doceasod persons were not
bo tightly Incased In Impermeablo cov
erings, but put In tho ground In mich,
a manner as to have free contact with
1IM l t wiiiii mil in MMmrjN.f MIC W ' WWBV
From Farmers' Review. It seems
to mo that our western rarmers do
not glvo enough nttcntlon to this
grand variety of rowls. So many
think, I suppose, that they are hard to
raise, and that the price which they
bring In the market Is not comifien
stirato with the bother and work no
ceBsary to raise them, but too many
of thorn go at It tho wrong way. My
way or raising turkeys la as rollows,
and I have always met with good suc
Attcr a few warm days an spring
approaches, tho turkey hen will begin
to think of nesting, and where early
turks are desired mnko nests near
somo or the outbuildings, In a deslr
ahlo plnce, with bnrrels having both
ends out. With both ends out of tho
barrel tho hen can go on and lenve
her nest without disturbing her eggs
In the least, for If Hho should by any
mlstnko or accident break an egg she
would ho very apt to acquire tho habit
of eggeatlng, which Is very-had In n
chicken, but doubly so In a turkey hen.
After she has laid somo twelvo or
fifteen eggs, she will ho wanting to sit
and If you want largo turks nnd
heavy weights In the fall regardless
of tho numbers, set. her. Hut If you
wish moro eggs, and a larger nunibor
of turks, lot her chooso her own nest;
thrown upon her own resources Bhe
will sometimes wnnder qulto a dls
farce hunting n snltnblo placo to de
posit her eggs.
You should keep watch of her and
dally romovo tho eggs lest they be
come chilled. Substitute a uest egg
of somo kind, nnd nearly every time
yon get a turkey egg plnco a Iich'b
egg In tho nost. After sho has laid
n number of eggiTnnd thinks or set
ting, remove all tho nest oggB and
break up lwjr nest. Taken by surprise
sho will soon mnko herself another
nest, not'far from Iho former, nnd
begin laying again. A turkey hen can
bo mado to lay thirty or forty eggs In
a season by following up this plan. I
allow fifteen 'eggs, as a gonornl rule,
to a turkey hen, although hn old ono
could probably cover moro thnn that
After (hey have hatched I allow
'hem frco range, but keep them In a
field whero tho grass la short, nB Iho
tall grass on dewy mornings Is hard
on tho young turkH. After thoy are
two weeks old "I allow' them to go
whercvor they plenRC. When-thoy are
able to- fly well, I drive thoth home to
roost, keeping this up until they come
without it. '
ABi'turkeyit' are of a nomadic dis
position, tho only true way to ralBO
them is with the' turkey hen. Sho
will tako them out Into tho meadows,
teach them to cat grass and clover,
and that natural food of nil rowls,
grasshoppers, hugs nnd other insects,
ami tho sooner they are compelled to
subsist principally on them tho health
ier they will become, and tho bettor
It will bq ror.tho-farmcr, as thcydo
strpy the Inseqts which somo years
play such sad havoc with his crops.
Of this great American breed of
fowls thero are mnny varieties, tho
Narragnnset, slate, whlto nnd mam
moth bronze being the most popular.
Each of those varieties has Its friends,
but I bellovo tho mammoth bronze to
bo tho most desirable, as It combines
vigor, size (I having had ono once
that reached tho remarkable wolght of
fifty-two pounds), nnd beauty above
all varieties. It Is not an uncommon
things for a hrouzo male to tip the
scales at forty pounds. Young birds
will weigh, with proper care and feed
ing, mnlcs twenty to twonty-flvo
pounds and femnles from ten to fif
teen pounds by Thanksgiving, and,
taking Into consideration care, feed,
etc., I bcllevo thero 1b nothing tho
farmer raises that will not him as
much clear money as a flock of tur
keys. No domestic fowl Is more easily de
generated by Inbreeding than tho tur
key. This In a great mistake, too
often mndo by our farmers and be
cause of this many meet with failure
and declnro that tho turkey is a hard
fowl to raise. They should procuro
a male every year not akin to their
turkeys. These can be bought from
our best breeders nt from jn to ?5
each, according to quality, size, etc.,
which Is very reasonnblo when you
consider tho cost of advertising, cor
respondence, crating, etc. I believe
that tho time is near at hand when
poultry of nil kinds will not ho con
sidered by our fanners as n secondnry
mntter, but will iccelvo the enro and
attention It deserves.--J. u. McAllis
ter, Linn County, Iowa.
It was In tho lasphorry-scason, and
a freckled, barefooted llttlo girl In a
torn bluo calico gown oamo to tho
door of a country boardlng-houso to
soil some berries sho had gathered.
"How much are your berries?"
asked the. .mistress of tho liouso.
"Thoy nro llftcon conts a quart,
ma'am. But," Bho added, Jn ' tho
samo breath, "If you don't want thorn,
you can havo them for ten."
"I don't want them, bo you may
g!vo mo three quarts," replied tho
lady, merrily. Womau's Homo Com
panlon. For Repairs.
A llttlo boy had brolcon hla raho.
Whon asked what he would do now,
he replied: "I'll takolt to tho dontlBt,
he can put In a now tootht" Llttlo
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XV3JNV--ai-i7!r,V;t,yVf Vi ?(
Good Trees for Smalt Lots.
From Farmers' Review The Cut
leaved Ulrch Is of rapid growth, nnd
very hardy, and makes a v ry bcnnll
ful small trco lu a short time. Jt'n
beauty Is not apparent, however, dui
lng Its earlier period of growth. It
must bo live or six .venm before the
many slender branches sent out alonr.
Its larger branches begin H 'diow lis
drooping or "weeping" ohnraeter
Then It Is very nttracllvi inpcciall
lu fall, when Its foliage turna to n!
rich yellow. I do not km w how It is'
elsewhero, but with us gnat injury.
Is likely to bo done to It each year,
by a wood-pecker which drllhi a row,
of holes, sometimes sever.il rows,
about the trunk. Ho doc? thle ns sooir
ns tho sap begins to how At Unit
bin object may not ho e.mlly undei
stood, but n llttlo careful investiga
tion shows that ants uscend tho ref
ill great numbers, nttrno'od by the
sweel sap exuding from the boles the
blid hns drilled, and ue.ii which be
sits In waiting to make a meal off
them. Tho bird works In silence, and
your treo may bo seven ly injined
bororo you suspect hhi piescnce. If,
Is a good plan to till the holeii wllH
paint, ns soon ns you dlstovcr them.
If tills Is done, tho hnrk noon heals,
about them. If not done, water gets'
Into them and ilocay mon results,
I havo for tho Inst five or six yearn
wound tho larger branches of my birch
with wide strips of cloth to keep the
bird from working on It.
Tho Jnpanese Mnples, especially tho
cut-leaved sorts, nro rapid growers and
extremely hnrdy. They are not offee
live, however, unless ghen an open
location whero their beauty can ho
readily seen from ail Hides. Ono tret
of this kind Is qulto enough for tho
Tho Mountnin Ashes nro favorite"
becauso of their hardiness, their prc
ty foliage, and tho!r extremely orna
mental fruit. Nono of them become
very lnrgo,. thoroforo they nro ild;'
mlrnbly .suited to small grounds. ' '
Tho Soft Maplo Is very popular
oycrywhoro for Bovoral'good rcasoiiK. ,
It In easily trnnspjnntod, grown with
great rajihjjty, forjnB. a ,tJtt,nip,..ra.ther
low head composed of. many; branche.s.
Without requiring much uttonifoii fh
tho way of-pruning, and ha a partlc-'
ularly graceful rgencrab habit whtefi
admirably adapts It to grounds or
limited, space. IIb follago Is always
beautiful, hut especially eo lnfalr,
whcii-its summer green' gives plaeu''
to' gold nnd scarlet. It Is a treo thnt
seenm to flourish In almost all local
ities. Of all trees I havo over had
any cxpcrlonco with It Is tho sureti
to grow, tho most graceful In dovttop- ,
mont, nnd tho bcBt all-around sort for
general use. ' 4 ,'
Many peoplo wnnt something, that.'
will grow to good sizo In five nr rx:
years. For these I would ndtlso lho
Dox Elder, or Sycamorc-lcared Maple.t
Young trees often make n growth ,t
six, eight or ten feet In a nnnrwv.W
Whon they begin to branch, growth li
loss rapid, hut It goes forward moro
rapidly than thnt of nhy other treo
I know of. It is true thnt In genernt?
appoarnnco" tho treo Is somoWhatt ,
conrse, but not disagreeably fo. This1''
peculiarity ono can afford to overlook
becauso of tho certnlnty of iti reach- .
lng a satisfactory stylo of dovcToif
nicnt In a very short time. So far,
I havo never known It to bo attached
by any Insect or dlsense. This Is a'
good deal In' Its favor, and ought to
off-set somo of Its shortcomings.
Ebon E. Rexford.
Wo lllustrato tho Rosobud curculio.
all parts being onlargcd. Tho Insect
is about one-fourth of nn Inch long.
At a Is shown tho adult hectic; b.
larva; c, egg; d, sldevlow of heart ot
bcctlo; e, bud injured by tho beetle;
f, mouth parts of tho larva; g, month
parts of tho beetle Reproduced UoirS
bulletin of tho Montnna experimental
This Insect hns licen llttlo studied
and Us hlhernntlng hablta aro not.
known. It occurs In many" parta C
tho United States, and Hocnw'to find
tho wild roso Its natural ally. Tho
beotlo Is sometimes found eating tJih
raspberries and blackberries, bilt dopy
no pattlculnr damago to tho roso buili
and foliage. Tho damngo Is done n
tho rosebud In which It deposits Its
egg. Tho grub, on hatching, foods
on tho seeds of tho roso applo, and-
attains full slzo In its birth ulnce:
In October it cats its way out and
dlsapjiears Into tho ground,
Tho damago In done to tho'roscs by
tho holea bored In depositing the
eggs, a good many buds so puncture,
drying up and dropping. 8omo, how
over, live and bloom, and In Gave
tho larva grows. ,
Tho remedy Ib tho hand picking of
tho roso npplcu beforo the grubs
omorge. These affected buds can bo
told by tho discolored nrca on tlm
sldo of the a,plo in which tho punc
turo was mudu when tho egg was In-
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