The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, June 2, 1899 Page: 4 of 8
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OKLAHOM A STATE CAPI P.YT> PRIOAY MOUNT VQ, TUN K
The State Capital.
By the State Capital Printing Co.
~FKANIv H. likliliR, hditor.
IIIHT<II<I< \l. IMM I>:TV.
The annual meeting at the okl.thom.i
Historical society will be held iu the Hu-
cleyt room* at the l?nivcrn;|y building
at Norman on Saturday, June at t
m. for the traii.-actlon < f Mich business
as can legally com« before It.
Tho election «*f dtrn' ire for tho coin-
ing year is very important buelruss and
all members of the Socl< ty ate ur^-ed t .
bo present. All editors of the t> rritory
who are nendnig their flies to the *< -
detyare Its meenibers and a lain*.* at-
tendance of editors at this iu«pting is
Very NMBtlAl, M the
to the society was mad • conditional on
the press of th< territory giving ih So-
ciety proper attention.
LON WHARTON, L. McKTNIvKY.
Secretary , President.
Tho coming *
had aroused J.ihtl L
i> butyblea over w
dc0ln> I * «?« Lank>
wr«to J« fTri *s' m-
Sullv^e au-i he fal •
li «'Osni uud it
'M h b tit ti- Jdtin
najr-r us faUowa:
"(jive tha red-hand«-d guy r > <lhai*r far
any s. J*ur pl«xu*. 1 want J<-(Tr.*s to (mt
that ti low a-id he cm <i«> It. ture Wh-n j
* Territonai Exchange Gists, j
forty has d« .arod herself for a rvus-
in* Fourth ol Ju.> ceieuutluu.
him stop until uo ltr'.-h<-- htm 'there i
then, no matter f .t ils In tne flr t r I
round. K«*<p han in gf.jd -p.rlts m l
courage him all through h w->tk.
will orriy l e play for I .in when t Ls
over. Ami i-very American will t>«- ; r«
to -ay we have an Am r: ait chjn .
OkL.t IIO ti A I* It KMN A MMO< I AT I OX
All Oklahoma editors are r qin sted •
send coplos of th« lr paper*, photograph*
of their offi. -s and t.u , sp<cl,il Is s,
views of towns and industrial .-tablla-
ments and anything and everything thai
speaks a word f"r Oklahoma to "Okt tho-
ma headquarter*. Wichita, Kansas*' to
8how all attending humanity at t'>.
Trans-Mlspl Ippl conv nlimi that the ter-
ritory of Okkihuma Is h ., enough to walk
among th- stat s.
Pres. Okla, Pre^s. Ass>ciatid.i.
XKW l AMIMIt \ IISNI II.
Tho following piece of w.sdom ft m ti'ie
Galveston Dally News applies to uther
lands than tho "Lone Star Stale:**
In the tvours. uf time md furli r en-
llgntennunt, the first and most Impor-
tant promise expected of a political party
wlL. be a promise t > see to it that all laws
are fairly enforced An agreement to
chango or to make c< rtaln aws I .no
thing. A pr <nil.-«- to s< e that the exist-
ing laws nr.. faithfully applied 1s an-
other and much more lm<;> Ttan.! mai.ier.
In the course of time the political organ-
iration askinsf the support of the p .p'o
will point oii't lustiine. s I: which, during
Ith Incumbency, the law lias been prompt-
ly ap|«i ti e\'en In most difficult cases,
and will call attention to the fact that
tthe others have fa P d In sh " king in-
•stances !t*o punish crime In the years
to come when the sccumI or third or
fourth victim of s.mie ipiiek trlj;.-d
slayer fall* to the earth, to. p.op,.- will
demartd t. know why u s pr wfe-MotuU
murderer has ! «• n pei nl ted to run
ait large and continue to d<> huslti s with
his gun. Ttils que**'ion will eud to an in-
spection of the brand on th jurors who
favored him, of the ju iu• who dealt out
•to him generous pnsipevenu n s and new
trials who s trained at gnats In on! r ti
favor him wirt i rev rsnis >ml a «in als,
or of the guv, mi -r lilmsolfwh j i^mmut
ed or pardoned th* kilter n t the Instance
of InfliMtntlal p tlt..tner. If it shall be
found that uII Die.-- I -ng to t'li or
that political org.in aution. then th - faV-
ures aAd refusals t > enforci fhi laws
shall be charged up t< he party whlcfi
has made the promises anil which has
(had ample pow. to carry thorn out. That
la to say. the time. Is cpm ng win n cod- s
wll i require I ss tlnk rliiK and trimin ng
fhan tin y s. . m o rcquir In the n w
atate of tlo.lay. When this time nrriv s
the first duty if a poll! cai organlsat'on
Will bt> the ettforcemtn ittier than the
making of laws. The main: - nance <-f p . d
order will t'hvn amount wit h the Inti't -
llfent vo.er to more than th employment
of some sly opportunity to make capital
with otvo das by legis iting another class
out of Hhclr boots. The p.- .p!.. will riy
to a better politics, a higher life. Texas
compares favorably with somo o her
states In Its effort to enforce the aws.
In Dvldemcanor cases .the statutes are
applied mire generally and rigidly than-
they are in ot'her status. In felony cases
of a certain rtlass cscapt Is diffl-
cuM and punishment Is comi>aratlvely cer-
tain. There are, however certain In eta
of crime in which most discouraging
faliuers are mad In the court l*ouses
of this state. If h-s,. frequent failures
could ho brought In a legitimate maimer
Into t"he polities of th^ state and loft to
the people for a fair verdo t at the iw>V.s
nobody need doubt that gnera1 Improve-
ment would fo.l' W. If campaigns could
l e mado to turn on the enforcement
rather than the making and cc anging of
the laws something of geuuTal benefit
woufd como of i as a speedy re««ult.
It would be even -< in other • te •
In which the vicious or criminal classes
(have succeeded so lon« In mixing with
all parties and In s > confusing matters
as to thwart all efforts o make tho
prompt and rigid app le.r. .on of law a
controlling Iswue In campaigns. It should
really bo tho curMrdllng issue in ev- y
Mate, and tin poll . a. « rganizatlons
should l e r.quired - make uch chang.-
in their promises, p • dues, ' < tiines and
candidates jus are n* ■ - try ;•> « end.
On a wllllngnc*' to d this the star,
campaign should be mado to turn, be-
cause right here Ilea the i, : by wh.ch the
ability of apop " gov. ru 1 ■ melvs un-
ablllty of a people to govern 'themselves
under Just lawj must at I"- demon-
TtiS actual ar. i of (Jr«-ater New ^->rt
:* rtatfcd by the b>jrd of tmproveT ii's
i -s us follows: Mtfiioatian ti'roiig ,
M.tnhat au Island, 13, acres; |> rough ol
tho llronx or annexe! di-tr'ct, 20,-7t
acres; bor nifc'h of ItU hrimnd. t r Stuteii
'i-lan l iW.uoi iicriss; borough of Hi>>klyn
acres; borough of Queen's,
laeres. The official total area of Ureater
New York Is ilia; square mil ■( w th an es-
timated populati on of 3 Jo'i.noo.
The .Sons of llei inaii have charge of the j
Fourth ol Jui> ceiebralivu at Oklahoma
ill the iii'ellea • - s .
Mi' -. ison. Hordes having the utner-
ous de .y.a.s to the Trans-All --.-stni I
congress wl h.n ! «-r gates, sh.. has ne In-
dustrial anuy o'Carl Brown, IM sHon.4,
camping on I., t borders. \\ ■ hita j« t
warm nur.ib"r whei. A c.imes cS lolll.T
warm number when the therm. iiK'er Is
aibove 1W in the shade.
tTp to this writing no I'ulan l. i
to «huve the buttons pulhnl fr his o
clout in u mad endeavor t > pull hii
to where General llro >ko could for -,
to exchange i-''s mpskt i for 7a
A young man titNir Crescent (My ,,_m.-1
to l>;eak out ten acres for his neighb >r's
wife but w hen'he discovered th.it tie wo-
man hod heart dis. a.-i- and 'h t« :i .ci.-s
were chuck full of rough aok grubs,
he gave one of his mules to "ru-j i i It."
Pn/balto Judge Foster refused to n pi
anytih'.og but u glt*elged Innd .n t..e
cams of W.11 Martin, and that young in a
With 1 Ml It Oil | r«Hl'.\.ti-e Is til enjoy I IH
the hospitality of Sheriff I< nehart.
The Otlandu "dtvne healer" s t
mentlJig with mental . degraphy.
can neither rtsid nor wrjt « ,t Is a
der he dont* experiment a little
It must not be supposed by envious
outside lookers-on that Guthrie s in-
.lojing the enl.v buildftig bo<«n vn Oklaho-
ma. There are otktra, and the tst w-
cludvs .nearly every c ty and t >wu iu fins
(*arklldu|.'s for creakershTp ef the
on a I hons of representatives at w
ng over tha t-tout string Thomas It 1
.1 attached t > thai retirement" f
he job of bossing , ae lower house
\VV*h.ta must feel conflbleribly (nflittd
from til amount of * * h t air" «.he has
had pumped Imo lier In «&e last two or
From pr bent indications, Pails w II ex-
perience Dreyfus Hots and i world's Rx-
pos .Ion at ihout t>ne and "the same time.
Denver Po#t: An ctigiit legged skunk
has ben captured in .M nsouni. A new
species of tho centipede.
v. 11 soon be due.
< Illl tl.O MiHN rilOVKKIKM.
A 'ball dress is cut low but the bdl for
It comes high.
Vngratcfulnees is one of eho meanest
trviits of humanity.
Probably the easiest way to maki
trouble .is to look for i-t.
Povt-ty must be a crim- —at le«ast it la
•punishable by hard labor.
In the matrilivonkU game a baseball
player Isn't always a good catch.
It is much easier to form a new habit
Ukiu it. Ih to re-form an old one.
It :s said that every man has his price,
yen lots of men glv, themselves away.
Nothing ruins a wonnrs' t inplcxdn
quicker tiiun marrying a man to reform
Theer Is not lu ng in tho worjd m re
■sunastioiMl than tiio plan unvarnished
About the t m< u man ge<s r lady to
Kay up something for a rainy day it be-
gins to rain.
The optimist derives much
from the thoughts of troubles t
Neighbors will never boconi 1, m
fr «-nds as long an they can look tno sa<ch
Others' back yards.
KngHsh p-ers may in- mora ornamental
'th«n useful, i>ut Ameniciiu piers are mor,
useful than otaiamental.
A man naturally likes to stand :igh in
his community, yet he dot an t care to
"have the aASf^stiors ovc-r-rate h in.
Some IlidiWduais c nsult th-hr watches
with un air that leads one to l eJ!eve
they doubt the corrcotnesa of ilia wuu.
do n t
The i>kla.homun hIiuwh its lack of diu-
Tetion in heading * lew aqu'bs "Storm
J 11. Searr, once editor of the Mulluill
I i-aiterproc, la now with the weather
bureau at St. I««juis
Doctors are «hort In Blane county
that the uperinten P-nt if health had to
be appointed from an adjoining county.
A budding IMxlOO feet an I two stor.es
high. Is being erected at the asyium for
the Insane, at Norman. The building
will |* used as an Infirmary,
According to the Norman papers Mort
Blxley, who went fj.m thai place to
"tart a newspaper at Beaumont, Texas. I
has prospered enough t•. buy a typeset-
< addo. I. T., was badly danniged by a
•\e,,e wind storm Tuestlay afternoon.
The loss will aggregate 93,000. No fatali-
ties and only • few slightly injured. A
heavy hail storm followed.
Norman Transcript: Father Metier has
one to New York I'ity to arrange for tho
fun Is for the. building of the new Catho-
lic college at Norman. Work on the build-
ing is ulrcady under way.
Frank Denton, n farmer living near
Norman, drove over a bridge which spans
a tributary to Lfttle River. Part of the
planking collapsed and one of his horses
fell through tho bridge, but hung sus-
pended by the harness. Th" latter had t®
be cut to let the horse fall to the
ground. The fall killed the horse.
Kingfisher Times: Kx-United States
States Attorney Brooks, of Guthrie and
others, are figuring on tho establish-
ment of a new bank in this town. Mr.
Bro. ks Is greatly pleased withKingfisher's
outlook, and 1s anxious to cast anchor
therein. He will receive a cordial wel-
eome, should he finally como to a favor-
Press-Democrat: Trouble between the
liquor element and those opposed to it is
brewing In several spots in Oklahoma,
and Is being watched with Interest by
the politicians, who dread anything sim-
ilar to prohibition in Kansas. There Is
such a feeling at Alva and at King-
fisher and nt Enid. Judge Me A tee has
recently insisted on (he indictment of
many memebers of tho saloon element,
ami this will bring the crisis to ahead.
The woman who in lovely In face and
form and temper will always have
friends, but one who would be attrac-
tive. must keep hei*health. If she Is weak,
sickly and all run down, she will be Ir-
ritable. If *he has constipation, blotches,
skin eruptions and a wretchel complex-
ion. Electric Bitters Is the best medicine
n the world to regulate stomach, liver
and kidneys and to purify the blood. It
gives strong nerves, bright eyes, smooth,
velvety skin, rich complexion. It will
make a good looking, charmin woman
f a run down in vuild. Only 50 cents at
City Drug Store.
Foreign companies are tuxed thesams
os American coinpnnies.
Industrial companies must uiake
monthly returns of their business.
Stamps must be aflixetl to premium
uotes as well as to the policies issued on
The tux on a premium for a fire, acci-
dent, casualty, surety, plate glass or
burglary policy is one-half of one per
When a fire insurance policy is as-
signed or transferred, a new tax in pro-
portion to the unearned premium is re-
Neither the so-called mortgage clause
attached to a fire insurance policy, nor
its cancellation or release requires ad-
The tax on the premium of nn ordi-
nary life policy is eight cents per $100,
In the case of an industrial, or weekly
payment, insurance the tax is 4u per
cent, of the first weekly premium.
Where there is a constant change of j
names, as in railway installment in-
surance, each additional name is taxed
1 in proportion to the tax on the whole!
originally, which is half of one per cent. '
"When a policy of life insurance is
' assigned fls collateral security for a
loan exceeding $1,000 it should be
stumped as a pledge according to the
| amount of the debt secured, and not ac-
cording to the face of the policy."
Fraternal organizations arc exempt j
from the provisions of the law, but ail
other life insurance corporations are
subject to the law, or at luast all that j
own leased seal estate or have othefj
property from which an income is de-
The internal revenue department re-
fuses to refund money paid for stamps j
canceled by mistake or to issue new
stamps in place of them. A similar rul-
ing is made in the case of the surrender
of a policy newlv issued, no matter |
whether the premium is to be returned j
or a new policy issued which will re
la casting about for a running mate
w#bc OotonelVt'tlKimi Jennings Bryan nex-
[yoar, the dMi "ora.t,s have overlooked So-
fctwr AguiaaiitVj. Ho fl*us gr« a"i vlce-prew-
IdemiawM pooulitllftA^s aad -fc> raduc-Uiy op-
jjfcMed 4x> e*S*t,rif.-r a.
IN FOREIGN FIELDS
Poker has been forbidden in Vienna,
on the ground that It is a game of
Fifty thousand tons of oysters arc
consumed in London during the sea-
Copenhagen has the largest zoological
garden iu Europe. It embraces 420
The annual exjnirt ot codfinli from
Newfoundland is about i,350,000 hun-
Grasshoppers attain tAeir greatest quire stamping.
size in South America, where they grow In reJ)Iv to u ]ott,.r from peoria. 111.,
to a length of live inches and spread Commissioner Scott says: "A policy
out ten inches. j does not require a stamp until it is is-}
i In India elephants over 12 and up to i sued or offered as nn insurance policy,!
j 45 years of age are deemed best to pur- and the insurance company may stair p
chase and will generally work well till a policy through its local agents as well
they are 10 years old. as through its general agent or head
Jewish merchants at Moscow can now ollice. If the company insists that the
secure gTuid certificates of the first insured party pay the value of the
class with the sanction of the minister | stamp, it is not a matter whicE the in*
t<t lUuuiue iuul gotfrmiB-tffni'nd. 1 teriinl reveuut. laws faii deal.with. ^
HIS WEDDING STORY.
THE new reporter was teanug along at
though it were a quarter to press
time, with a column story still to be
The fact was. however, the new reportei
had absolutely nothing to do; or, to be
more exact, he knew of not lung to which
he might with credit ti himself uud protit
to his paper turn his reportonal atteutniu—
the important look, the llappuig overcoat,
the unsheathed pencil ami the hri>k step
notwithstanding. It was n a four o'clock
and the prospect o' having something to
"turn ia" at five was far from rosy. The
regular channcl* of the police "run" were I
apparently suffering from an aggravated
case of drought, ar.d he I :d disposed of h:-
itpeeial assignments for t.ie afternoon, and
to it cutne about that the new reporter, ill
natured and empty handed (figuratively it
meant), was speeding along with no par
tieular object in view and with no definite
idea why. lie had now left the busincsi
j>ortion and was well up on the residence
street , and his pace was gradually sp-
Suddenly he stopped short and enid to
himself: "IIcllo! there's a wedding at old
The remark was occasioned by his ot
tention being drawn to a carriage stand
ing in front of a house which he knew
to be the home of a well-known mini ter.
Cjood nign; there might he a story in it!
"Some one getting married inside '" be
inquired of the hackmsn.
Looks like it," was the responne. "Thc>
just came from the train and said they were
going right away again, lie's an old 'guy,'
but she's a *beaut!' "
"You don't sav," ex. lnitned the new rc
porter, nnd then added, n* a sudden in
spiration took effect, "what will you take
to let me get up on the box with you?''
"Oh, a half ought to settle it," was the
answer after a moment's pause.
"Here's your coin," said the new reporter
excitedly, and up he scrambled next to the
"Where did you fay they came from?"
began the new reporter in hopes of lean)
ing a few facts in advance; but just nt
that moment the house door opened, aw',
the couple under discussion appeared, fol-
lowed by the Rev. Mr. Splicer himself, who
cordially shook hands with both of them.
"Well, I will be!" exclaimed the new re-
porter, though just what be meant was
made evident neither by the words or the
way they were spoken. "Prof. Bunker, aa
And true enough, the "happy bride
groom" was none other than the grouchy
old instructor of "math" under whose tute-
lage more than one uncomfortable hour
had been spent and not very much over a
year age, either. "And to think of Hunker
getting married! Why. he was the last
person one would ever dream of doing such
a thing! Hut then one can never tell," and
the mind of the new reporter jumped for a
second back to a certain photograph bal-
anced behind tho pincushion on a bureau
The professor's companion did indeed
merit the significant title of "beaut." She
was young and pretty nnd well dressed, nnd
she demurely entered the carriage as though
an ordinary carriage were an every day
affnir with her. "To the station," said Prof.
Bunker, ond off they started.
"Now, this ought to be a pretty good
story," the new reporter was thinking.
"Oh, I'll show 'em! Maybe thrir eyes
won't take a shoot when I bring my own
little 'scoop' to the office! Wonder bow
I'd better go about it: I suppose the best
plan is to brace up and tell them to de-
liver. Hut to think of that gray hair—"
Ilia remarks were cut short by arrival al
the depot curbing. Too late to plan now;
the time for net ion had arrived. Prof.
Hunker opened the hack door, nnd careful!*
assisted his companion to alight. Then he
slowly drew forth an antiquated pocket-
book, paid the driver and turned to enter
the station. But the new reporter reached
the door first, and blocked the way.
"I beg your pardon, sir," he said, "but
may I trouble you for a few particulars?
You see you might just as well tell me, for
I practically have all the facts now, in-
eluding both names," he added, with more
enterprise than truth.
"What do you mean, young man?" asked
Prof. Hunker with a scowl very similar to
those affected by him in class room.
"I assure you, there isn't the slightest
use iu holding back Prof. Hunker," said
the new reporter, quickly. "It isn't a per
sonnl interest I take in this affair, it's the
paper I'm looking after. Now, as I said. I
have the main facts, so you might as well
give the details, for if you don't I shall I*
obliged to make a guess at them. I saw
you go into Mr. Splicer's and 1 saw* you
come out. Iu fact, 1 saw pretty nearly
everything but the marring" ceremony it-
self. Besides," he added persuasively, "I
used to be in your class, and you might be
considerate on that account."
Prof. Hunker's expression changed from
one of surprise to a look usually reserved
for the luckless student floundering in the
intricacies of logarithms. Then lie spoke,
and his tone was not gentle.
"Young man,' he said, coldly, "if you
were ever a r.-eniber of my class, as you
say, I am perfectly willing to forget tho
fact. Indeed, had I thought that our col-
lege could have produced such a simpleton,
1 should have resigned my chair long ag
jMy advice to you, sir, is to put your pencil
in your pocket nnd move along In fact,
.young man," he added, his old time temper
coming to the front, "if you have the im-
pudence to say another word to cither my
niece or myself, I'll—"
But the new reporter was already bait
across the street, while the hacknian who
had stopped to see how a wedding item is
gathered, wore an exasperating grin which
he was not making strenuous efforts to con-
"Aren't you a trifle late?" remarked the
city editor some ten minutes later, in a
tone which so in eh u* suggested that he was
not asking for information.
"I'm afraid I am." answered the new re
porter meekly. "The fact is—well, 1 have
been working on a story, but it didn't pan
As the new reporter was waiting for his
breakfast the following day, he picked up a
copy of his own paper lyirg within ca.-v
reach. Tho first words which caught his
eye were printed in heavy type on the first
page, and they read:
WEDS HIS TYPEWRITKR.
PROF. BUNKER FAIiJA VICTIM TO
The new reporter read no further. Ho
had a far away look in his eye, and he was
thinking har i. And .is he drank his coffee
and munched his roll he continued to think.
The facts in the story had been gathered
by anotiier man. who had been given the
SCHOOL AND CHURCH.
fissigr.-:. >nt ut. \ • >wi
And up to the j r
tl.e exception f P
and i cibly ti
escaped winr.it.g fam
to the new reporter.
°nt time no ot . with
f. f>nd Mrs. Hunker
crable hack driv
wl\ the new repor
^ and glory in a s;n
The Salvation Army in the United
States raised $tO,OOU during its recent
week of self-denial.
Wellesley's new president has, among
her other accomplishments, the powei
to produce graceful and effective verse.
Female school-teachers in Kone, Pa.,
are required to sign a pledge that dur-
ing their term of service they will not
accept lover-like attentions from young
The Universalist church is moving to
raise a fund of $200,000 to signalize the
comiug in of the new century. The
fund will be applied to church exten-
The Presbytery of Hoston has refused
to make total iibstinence from tobacco a
condition precedent of ordination in the
case of the young licentiates under its
care and of the elders-elect.
The first Christian Kndeavor society
among the Indians in New York state
was recently formed among the Onon-
da gas. Two teachers in the state school
were the organizers. It is four miles
from the Syracuse car lines.
Three hundred Harvard students
listened for an hour the other evening,
with eager attention, as a professor
read, without comment, portions of the
Knglish Bible. The old book is still the
most fascinating volume extant. Would
that all college students, us well us the
public generally, realized the truth.
While i)r. Taylor was considering his
call to Brown university, a student
there telegraphed his Vassal* "cousin"
thus: "The Taylor makes the man. Wo
have a thousand men." After the an-
nouncement of the president's decision
the Vassar girl responded: "Wear your
old clothes. We keep the Taylor." Who
says that the modern college girl isn't
equal, to every occasion?
SCOTCH HIGHLANDS MILLS
Tlie Project to I >e \\ nterfalln to
(*enernie Electrical Power
In That Country.
Waterfalls are being used more and
more to produce electrical power.
Switzerland I :is no coal with which to
make steam to run lier industries, and
so her waterfalls iiave been the driving
force. They are now beginning to be
used strill more effectively to produce
electricity as a motive power. The
rapids and falls of the upper Rhine are
now generating electricity which is
used in the mills of that region. A
large enterprise is also on foot for the
production of electricity in the Scottish
Highlands by means of water power.
It may not be so very lon^- before the I
prediction of Lord Kelvin that "the
production of electricity by means of
waterfalls will some day uttiact a pros- !
perous population to the Scottish High-
lands" will come true.
Tho British parliament has before it
the project to obtain electrical power,
equal to 38,000 horso power, by means
of the chain of lochs along1 the border of
Perth and Argyll counties to the west
of the Grampian mountains. The most
important of these lochs is Ericht,
which has a length of about 17 miles,
its waters discharging into Loch Ran-
noch nnd then into the Tay. It is pro-
posed to build a large dam at the ex-
treme south of the loch, turning it into
n great reservoir, and then to pass the
accumulated waters far below in the
valley through an aqueduct to the elec-
tric plant, v here the water power will
be used to generate electricity enough
to drive many large mills. It is pro-
posed to follow the same course with
all the lochs between the Grampians
and Loch Leven. Thus a series of reser-
voirs, at high elevation, will be sup-
plied, and the fall of water to lower
levels through the aqueducts will feed
the stations producing the electricity.
The fall of water in some cases will be
900 feet, and that at Loch Kricht alone
is expected to produce electricity I
amounting to 14,000 horse power.
In our ivestern mining regions the
process of producing ami reducing ores i
is being considerably cheapened by the
utilization of water power to produce
electricity for driving the machinery. |
This is a recent feature of our mining
operations and is a new economy that
is diminishing expenses. Great Britain
has been very slow to adopt electricity
as a motive power, but is fully con-
vinced at last of its eeonomj* and mer- I
its, and electric street cars are begin-
ning to appear on the streets of a few
cities. In January last the experi-
mental line that has been building in
Liverpool was started. It is two and a
half miles in length, litis a double track, !
and, as the line is already successful, j
it is expected that electricity will super- j
sede horse power on the entire street
railroad system. Electric street cars j
were also introduced on the streets of i
Glasgow in October last.
Germany has been much wider
awake, and while electric street cars j
iu England are stall in the experimental i
stage, OS cities of Germany ho* 3 intro- |
duced them with great success, and in
35 other cities or districts these rail-
roads are now in course of construction.
Most of th" industrial cities of West-
phalia nnd the Hhine province are con-
nected by a network of electric roads
which serve not, on'y for passengers
but also for freight traflic.— V Y. Sun
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get into the attic and lock the door
afer us before any of the villains had
succeeded in setting a foot inside the
house."—Chic i :<> I .veiling News.
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