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tiug a new set of teeth.
Wm. H. Clark, a colored student,
toot the prize at the inter-collegiate
contest in Ohio, for the best essay.
It is said none of the “blue coat
boys” who go all over London
without hat or cap in all weathers
had even a touch of the grip.
; Meddybemps, Me., is proud of a
six-year-old child, who has just
performed the feat .of spelling 400
words on a stretch without missing
Since Mayor Grant began his
warfare on overhead wires in ISTew
York city more than 2500 poles and
14,500,000 feet of wire have come
Dr. Know, the German physician
who discovered antipyrine, is said
to have more than a million dollars
from the sales of the drug to suf
ferers from the grip.
An engine on the East Tennessee
and Yirginia road is regarded with
superstitious dread by the railroad
men. It has killed twenty-seven
people during its career.
A cat in Santa Craz, Cal., has
become so expert in climbing up
the door and raising the latch to
get in that the carrying of a big
rat does not now interfere with her
performing the feat.
Lemuel Case, of Ironton, Wis.,
is said to be unable to drink a cup
ful of almost any liquid without
having to effervesce from his
mouth as though he were an ani
mated mineral water siphon bottle.
A one-legged colored man in
Egbert County, Ga., has produced
the first bale of cotton every season
in that county for several years.
He is prosperous, and is accumu
lating a handsome independence.
The largest forest in the world
stands on ice. It is situated in the
Ural and Okhotsh Seas. A well
was recently dug in this region,
when it was found that at a depth
of 380 feet the ground was still
Bridgton, Me., has at least one
absent-minded citizen. He met
with an accident and was confined
to the house for several weeks, but
forgot entirely that he held an acci
dent policy entitling him to §25 a
The sudden appearance of a
mouse on the floor of the British
House of Commons upset the dig
nity of the eminent gentlemen near
it and led to a little panic that
made it necessary to drop business
Iron is rolled so thin at the Pitts
burg Iron Works that 12,000 sheets
are required to make a single inch
in thickness. Light shines through
one of these sheets as readily as it
does through greased tissue paper.
It is not often the case that a
man passes his whole life in the
home in which he was born, but
such was the experience of Samuel
Banley, a kiahly respected citizen
of Porter’s Corners, N. Y., who
died recently aged ninety-one
Colorado Springs, March 26.—
The Pike’s Peak cog railway, one
of the most marvelous engineering
feats of the world, is almost com
pleted. About two years ago the
first real effort was made to sup
plant the burro train, and drive
at Austin., and the meeting was not the iron horse to the summit of
in a saloon, a gambling house, nor. the grim “sentinal of the Rockies.”
even a hotel. The place was a. A company of local capitalists was
quiet, orderly ice-cream parlor, and' organized and the work of grading
Ben Thompson and his wife were-commenced. Unfortunately, capi-
eating strawberry cream at a table t a l was lacking, and after grading
near by to a coterie of high-school
girls, one of them being a daugh
ter of ex-Gov. Ireland of Texas.
Thompson was a small sized man,
yet hot slender. He was elegantly,
yet not showily dressed; his clothes
indicated a correct taste, a diamond
stud and a thread of gold watch-
chain comprising all his personal
jewelry. He was a handsome man
of-45, with small black mustache
and hazel eyes.
Yet this man had a record of
having killed thirteen white men
and twice that number of Mexicans
and Indians. .A few months later
he was himself killed in San An
tonio, along with Kingfisher, in a
hand-to-hand conflict with two
other men in the Vaudeville thea
He was never.known to take an
unfair advantage of an enemy,
number of his victims having had
the first shot at him. Once in
store he ordered a man with whom
he was engaged in a lively dispute
to go outside and pass around the
block to the right; he would pass
around to the left, and meet him
They did so; the man blazed away
at Thompson with a shotgun loaded
with buckshot, missed, went into
the air at the crack of Ben’s re
volver, and fell a corpse.
And thus with every case
Thompson’s numerous killings the
preliminaries were always flavored
with a dash of dramatic sensation
As Thompson and his wife passed
out of the ice cream bazar I noticed
that she had but one arm. The
other had been shattered by a Win
chester ball in Denver, when she
threw it across Ben’s head upon
discovering a crouching form draw
ing a bed on him. At the. time of
his death Thompson was city mar
shal of Austin,
A story is told by the Boston
Advertiser of a gentleman who is
now and has been for some years
past engaged in rearing an elegant
mansion of stone a dozen miles or
so out of Boston. Much care has
been taken and no expense spared
in its'erection. The other day he
went out to see ’ how the work was
progressing, and visited the library.
It is a noble room and had been
surrounded by elegant bookcases
of carved oak in elaborate design.
The owner gave one glance about
the spacious and beautiful apart
ment and then exclaimed to the
contractor: “What made you build
the bookcases so high? Cut them
down two feet and put cupboards
underneath. Do you think I am
ing to buy books for all those
Gen. Sickles, who has just ac
cepted the office of Sheriff of New
York, is devoted to the opera and
the theatres. He seldom misses
performance of the German opera,
and comes in promptly as the cur
tain rises to his seat in the orches
tra. During the summer months
he is frequently to be seen at the
Terrace Garden enjoying the com
ic operas of Strauss, Offenbach
and others. “I also saw,” says
writer in the New York Star,
“Gen. Sickles at the opening night
at Daly’s, seated alongside of Gen,
Sherman, Gen. Horace Porter and
Cornelius Vanderbilt, and on the
last night of Mansfield’s ‘Richard
HI.’ he was ‘left’ with the rest of
us as to what the tent and ghost
scene was all about. Notwith
standing his years and the loss of
his leg, which he left in the peach
orchard at Gettysburg, where he
had the Third corps,. Gen. Sickles
is still a very, very young old
Professor Haddon, of Dublin
declares that a species of fish of
Torres Straits breathes largely
through its tail-fin. Though liv
ing much out of water, it was not
affected by prolonged submersion,
but soon died when its tail had
A SOUSO LEGAL OPINION.
The results of the municipal elec
tions m Ohio cities do not indicate
that the Democrats have injured
their party by correcting the out
rageous Republican gerrymander
of the. congressional districts of
The Rev. Geo. H. Thater, of Bour
bon, Bnl., says: “Both myself and wife
owo our lives to Shiloh's Consuupiion
Cuke. Hojtzdaw & Gilbert Perry, Ga.
The art gallery at Sacramento,
Cal., has many Chinese visitors.
Vnv will tou cough wnen Shiloh’s
[ give immediate relief. Price
) cts., and $1. Holtzclaw & Gil
The waters are moving and the
mdidates are walking in.
Shiloh's Catxkkh Remedy—a posi-
5 cure for Catarrh, Diphtheria and
-r-iSIouth. Holtzclaw & Gilbert.
■ London market is largely
[ with diamonds.
: Made miserable by Indiges-
:ion, Dizziness, Losf of
low Skin? Shiloh’s Yital-
. Holtzclaw & Gil-
E. Bainbridge Munday, Esq.
County Atty.,- Clay Co., Tex., says:
“Have used Electric Bitters with
most happy results. My brother
also was very low with Malarial
Fever and Jaundice, but.was cured
by timely use of this medicine.
Am satisfied Electric Bitters saved
Mr. D. I. Wilcoxson, of Horse
Cave, Ky., adds a like testimony,
saying: He positively believes he.
would have died, had it -not been
for Electric Bitters.
This great remedy will ward off,
as well as cure all Malarial Dis
eases, and for all Kidney, Liver
and Stomach Disorders stands un
equaled. Price 50c. and SI.00 at
Holtzclaw & Gilbert’s Drugstore.
several miles around mountain
peaks and over mighty chasms the-
company failed, and the work
came to a stop.
But this failure of local enter
prise only stimulated and called
out the .true Western vim and en
ergy. The bnrro train was too
slow for this fast-going age, and
the people were determined that
the smoke of the locomotive should
yet be seen from the terminus of
the highest railroad in the world.
The result was that last summer
witnessed the ’organization of a
company of capitalists with almost
unlimited means. A charter was
obtained and a corps of engineers
set at work to locate the line. The
contract was let to Messrs. Lantry
& Sons and the work of grading
From that time to date of writ
ing, all day long and of moonlight
nights, it has been one continuous
boom, boom and roar, resembling
a battery of heavy artillery dis
tinctly twenty miles away. Giant
powder and dynamite have done
their work, and mountains of rock
have been hurled from where they
had rested since placed there
the Architect of the Univere.
Instead of following the old sur
vey and profiting by the work al
ready done, the new road starts
from the Ute Iron Spring, a short
distance west of the principal ave
nue in the famous pleasure resort
of Manitou Springs. Thence
takes its course up Rnxton creek,
closely following the burror trail,
past the Minnehaha falls, through
scenery which would require an in
spired pen to faithfully portray.
Four miles west of Maniton is the
“Half-way-House,” where a station
will be located. Leaving the Half
way-House the road winds
through the canons, through
magnificent park of pine and hem
lock, climbing up, always up, skirt
ing the eastern base of the monn
tain, bearingjsouthwesterly, around
“Windy Point” on the so.uth, mak
ings its final rise and reaching the
summit of Pike’s Peak from the
Here,’up amid the eternal snows
a station house and hotel will be
built, 14,336 feet above the sea
level. From the eastern terminus
at Manitou to the western termin
us on the summit, a distance of
nine miles, the difference in alti
tude is about 8,336 feet, or an av
erage of 926 feet per mile in the
grade of the road. The engine
and ears are now being built ex
pressly for this road, the engine
being so constructed as to run over
a line of cogs in the center of the
tract, the engine preceding the
cars going up and following them
coming down. A company has al
ready been organized to build an
elevated railway through Manitou.
to connect the Denver and Rio
Grande and the Pike’s Peak rail
way depots, and this line will ’ be
ready for business by the time the
cog railway is completed.
THE INSTALLMENT PLAN,
Building and B°an
Is it not odd that our fondest
recollections should be about waist-
I have been a sufferer from
weakness for eight years and tried
many remedies that did me no
good. My father got me to try
Bulls Sarsaparilla and bofore
had taken half a. bottle I felt a
great deal better.. I now enjoy a
regularity of habit that has not
been the case for many years.—
Sarah E. Keller, Ottawa, Kan.
Belgian farmers have become
alarmed at the way in which the
frogs are being exhausted by
Erenck pot hunters, and have -pe
titioned the King to-forbid killing
frogs during certain months of the
year, as is done with other game.
The farmers regard the frog as
valuable sing and insect destroy
A machine has been invented
which will take a flat piece of leath
er and crimp it into the shape of a
shoe upper without a seam. It; exempt of mineral poisons, bad odors and
A Purely Vegetable Remedy,
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Leave Macon. Arrive
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