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Rinamoa ami t'lirlyle. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Rinamoa ami t'lirlyle. [ChlotfO Tiiluim-.] There is an unpublished legend to the effect that on tho one evening pajued at Oraigenputtock by Emenon, in 1888, Oarl vie gave him a pipe, and, taking one himself, the two sat silent until midnight and then parted, shaking hands with congratulations on the pleasant evening they had passed.
No Mormon < lulls. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
No Mormon &lt; lulls. The Philadelphia Call Bxplaini why there are no lodges or clubs among tho Mormans. "It is out of tho nuiir ot possibility to expect to find eighteen or twenty wives all asleep when the belated member gropes his way up-staus. Common brown sugar may be the sweetest, but loaf sugar is more refined.
EYES AND EYELASHES. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
EYES AND EYELASHES. Wlmt Tlu-ir Various Form* Signify to the riiysiognumist. |Snn Francisco Argonaut.] Eyrs wliich show no lim-.s when in joitow or laughter denote a passionless md unimpressionable nature. Eyes of i loiik, almond shape, with thick ikinned eyelids which appear to cover half the pupil, are indicative (so says Lavater) of genius. This docs not seem probable, unless they are found in conjunction with a brow which is full over the eyobrows and which has one deep perpendicular line between the eye brows. &lt; ilio frequently notices this combination in the faces of distinguished literary men and artists. The «lmondshaped eye, however, even without this peculiar form of forehead, always means a susceptible, impressionable man. Eye« which are large, open, and very transparent, and which sparkle with a rapid motion under well-defined eyelids, de note, elegance in taste, a somewhat su» ceptible temper, and great interest in the opposite sex. Eyes with weakly marked ey...
An Art Moll Worth Acquiring. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
An Art Moll Worth Acquiring. ITiium Mimson Com iii Etarper'i Weakly.] Tho cure of sleeplessness depends upon (he cause; how various tho causes are wo have seen. 1 will not enumerate l he devices for procuring slumber in I he ordinarily healthy: they are very numerous, but none of them have any general application. &lt; &gt;ne counsel may be given, for it is not hackneyed; it is this: Learn to sleep in the daytime. This art is one which everybody has not acquired]] People there are—l know suon people-who are wise onOUgh to eat when they ar,: hungry, but who have never attained that higher reach of wisdom, to sleep when they are ileepy. But occasions come to all of us when we need to bo able to deep in the daytime at will. Have yon failed to gel your needed sleep, whether because of work or watching, sorrow or pleasure.' Then repose in the daytime ia the restorative needed. There is great virtue in naps- even in .short ones —and the art of napping in the daytime, If yo...
Sixpences fur the Children. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Sixpences fur the Children. [Chicago Herald. i Last year some one In England sent to Mr. Labouohere the .sum of s,hod new sixpences for distribution among the children in the London hospitals anil workhouses. The same person lias this year i^ent to Mr. i.abouohere H.non m\ penees with a request that they be given to children in the London workhouses, workhouse infirmaries and workhouse schools.
EASY TO GET DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
EASY TO GET DRINKS. Tramp* or Anybody UN CM Sutlnfy Their Appctltn for Liquor. "To be a successful tramp requires M much ability as success in any other great field of existence," said one well versed in the ways of the homeless vagrant. "The characteristic specimen of this class of humanity has often been painted as one who is thrown out of employment by business depression, and compelled to acoept the alternative of starvation or vagrancy. Aftercontend ing against the pangs of hunger for awhile he accepts the bitter alternative and takes his bread from the hand of the charitable well-to do. Now, while there are without question a great main men whom misfortune or ill-luck has consigned to the ranks of the tramping fraternity, theyjusl aa certainly const! tute tho great minority of the ilk." Tin' tramp philosopher began to warm up on his subject, and ejecting tobacco juice viciously from between his teeth, continued: "« ho ever saw an emaciated vagabond applying at the Central stat...
i.Hi' laaunuM* of Mm Wt-uitiiy. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
i.Hi' laaunuM* of Mm Wt-uitiiy. i 'lii-ii;'" Jonrnul.] William 11. Vanderbilt is Inrared for $680,000. livery policy be owns has been issued witiiin tins last five years. .lay (ioulil iii:kl■ &lt;up till mind 11 dozen years ago to insure bit life, ami year by \ear lias added to the amount until be &lt;an produce polioiei for 1400,000, which lie rails his emergency fund. Pierre Lorillard hu $9A0,0000n bit life. V, W. Devoe, the New York paint manu faoturer. carries policies for $850,000. Cyrus W. Mold's life is insured for $940,000. Alexander Barrett and F. B. Roberta, &lt;&gt;f New York, eauh bßvesSoo,---00i) on their lives. John Uibba, the spool-silk man, has policies forsl7o,ooo. Charles Trail and !•'. I!. Hyde, of New York, are eaob Insured for $148,000. L'nole Rufua Hatch is insured for $76, • 000. Judge Fullerton for $70,000, and 11. If. clullin for $190,000.
A Flhli Sl.in. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
A Flhli Sl.in. li'hiirli's Dinlle.v Winner in HATper't.] Edgar Phillips, who was a jovial soul, settled many yean ago near the bead waters of the Husquenanua. Ho was, in fact, a Presbyterian dominie. He was full of humor, and ready with his repartee on all occasions. Jack Kiekitt, a quasi parishioner, who was more punctual at the river than tho church, pre sented the older one Monday morning with a line string of pickerel. Elder Phillips thanked him graciously for the gift. "Hut elder," suggested Jack, still retaining the fish, "thoso fish were caught yesterday" (Sunday). "Perhaps yer conscience won't let ye eat 'em." "Jack," replied tin) elder, stretching out his hand toward the string, "there's one tiling I know; the pickerel weru not to blame."
Hammering 1 <>' Drankenneu. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Hammering 1 &lt;&gt;' Drankenneu. [London Standard.] In Mandalay hammering appears to bo the punishment adopted for drunkenness. A Burman has been hammered to death, and the companion of his drunken spree, a Jewish British subject, is dying in jail, with several bones broken. Thus it will be seen that the customs introduced by Theebaw differ widely from those which prevail here. In Burmah drunkards are hammered to death; in England they hammer their wives to death. The Burmese method clearly possesses marked advantages, but we fear that Sir w*. Lawson will never succeed in inducing the house of commons to legalize it here. The Bank of England now cover* three acres of «ro-a»l.
The Kpil ri|it-Htnii« limn i !••■.. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
The Kpil ri|it-Htnii« limn i !••■.. [Mlnnesjta Letter.] Ked pipestone quarries, tho most sacred spot on earth to the red man, whew for centuries warliko tribes have met and smoked the calumet and dug the pipestone in peace, the only rock oi its kind known; relics of which are found in the burial places of extinct tribes in the eastern and middle states among the various tribes of Ohio, Indiana, and along the Illinois river and among the ancieui mound builders ,i race said to have exist ml 53, 000 yean ago have become an objeel of great practical importance within a short time. In is:-!:! Messrs. Walbridge, Moore, and Corbet i made a thorough examination of these ledges, and the In dian quarries, and being convinced of their great value for buildIng purposes and of ornamentation, purchased the same, and organised the I'ipestone Quarrying company with b capital of $250,000, since which live large and beautiful blocks and fifteen buildings hare been erected in I'ipcstoiic City from the...
111.- Willis lillllllv. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
111.- Willis lillllllv. [Hartford Ootmat.] Writing of Nathaniel I'arker Willis, a correspondent says: "lie was the scion of one of the stillest Ol orthodox families, and his worldliness .shocked the circle in which it moved. There was a contradiction to the doctrine ol heredity here which In puizllng. The children were brainy, brilliant, and worldly, with a dash of a mild form of deliver} about them, rhelr father 1 well remember. lie lived to Ih flboul !&gt;&lt;&gt; years old, and was a queer looking, little, shrunk up old gentleman as mild of aspect ai could well be. Mis diminutive size would strike any out) who passed him in the street, Vet the children were tall, graceful, and especially \slylish' a word which perhaps best conveys a:i Idea of their personal appearance, Per haps they inherited these trails from their mother. I never heard of Iht mother or lather writing anything ol any account. The lather was eiiterpris ing, and a good business manager, but...
H«a lilumU ol tli« Southern < oukl. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
H«a lilumU ol tli« Southern &lt; oukl. [Atlanta Ooaatttutton,] Decay has long hud possession of the sea islands along the southern coasts. Where planters lived in princely stylo during tho days of slavery, owning an island equal to ft principality, raising rico and cotton with a legion of slaves, there has been little but desolation and decay. Superb gardens of roses have drifted into wilderness, and bats dave lived in mansions that once pulsed with light and joy. This is about to bo broken. Mr. Comegie, a rich iron-maker of Pennsylvania, has replaced the old Dungenness mansion on Cumberland island with a $900,000 douse, and now a yacht club is going to spend $700,000 building a yachting station on tho same island. Other northern millionaires will follow these. Soon the seaeoast islands will be gay again and populous. The i old civilization is gone forever. It is lost under forest and weed that have overgrown home and garden. But the newcomers will disclose to the world Isla...
A sliccl of Letter ■--•■•■ • [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
A sliccl of Letter ■--•■•■ • [Heientlfla American.] The Burgos, a modern steamer especially built to carry oargOl cheaply at a | slow speed, lately loft England for China with a cargo weighing 5,000,000 pounds. During the first part of the voyage, from Plymouth to Alexandria, the consumption of coal was 282,240 pounds, tho distance being 8,880 miles. Tho consumption per mile was therefore k;!.5 pounds and the consumption per ton of cargo per mile 0.098 pounds. in other words, half all ounce of coal propelled one ton of cargo one mile. Assuming that piper is as efficient a fuel as coal, we have, says The Railroad (ia/.itte only to burn a letter on board this steamer to generate and utilize enough energy to transport one ton of freight one mile. It is difficult to realize that such a trilling act as burning a letter involves such a waste of useful energy, or can have any reference to the energy suffloit nt to perform a feat which under less favorable circumstances, requires a couple o...
Bringing the Moon Clu>«. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Bringing the Moon Clu&gt;«. According to Tliu Sun Francisco Call two disks for the thirty-six inch lens of the telescope at tho Lick observatory have been successfully cast. Superintendent l-'raser gives a good idea ot' the power of tlio gUv by the statement thftt it will enable the observer to behold thu moon as shu would appear to thu naked eye at a distance of thirty inilea. The hippopotamus does not "sweat blood," but a red pigment, the exact nature of which has not been, ascertained.
New Mexican Curio*. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
New Mexican Curio*. [St. I^&gt;nis Republican.] Mr. James iStevenson, of the United States geological survey, is en route to Washington from New Mexico and Arizona, and with bis wife is stopping at the Southern. Mr. Stevenson baa secured something over twenty tons of ■ collection of ethnological and archalogir.il specimens, representing the arts, industries, and objects of worship of both the modern and ancient tribes of that section of country. This collection, comprising as it does ancient and modern implements of stone, bone, wood, horn, and other sub stances, and illustrating, m i*. does, every feature of the domestic and religious life of the curious tribes of Indians of that country, will prove of great interest both to the scientist and antiquarian. Among the specimens are flint arrowheads, stone knives and axe», ■tone drills, spindle whorls, stone pestles and mortars for grinding food, smaller ■tone pestles for grinding minerals, pigments for ornamental designs on po...
Turn plug I'rmli Wilier Out of the 0.«..u. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Turn plug I'rmli Wilier Out of the 0.«..u. irinriilu Cor. Cincinnati Enquirer.] Tlicy have a queer way of getting fresh water hero that somewhat astonishes visitors Irom the backwoods of Now York city. We wore running down the roast recently, skirting the shore, that teemed lined with mangrove roots, when Tom cuniti aft and said: "Captain, we're oaten water. as, sail. Dere's plenty tire water, but dis nigger ain't gwinu tor waste good brandy in coffee." "Well," said I,"if you can't make brandy go in collie 1 know people that can. But show us a well, and we'll put you ashore." "Don't have torgo '.shorn ter git water hero—datyo' don't," chuckled the old man. "HUt it clean oaten de gulf." "You've had too much of some thing, Tom," I suggested, "'Deed I ain't, captain." he replied. ''Yo' jes' tell tie mM at do wheel tor haul on de win', M ter fotch dat yor stake right over de big yallor live oak, and keep her so twill I say de word." Willing to humor my old friend I gave the order. The y...
■'-K> ■>< lia'i llli.-li-ky. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
■'-K&gt; ■&gt;&lt; lia'i llli.-li-ky. [lii'htli'limn's .Ma^ii/lm- i It may interest soino of our renders to know that there are in existence ratlior more limn forty Egyptian obelisks. of these England possesses seven, America one, Germany one, Franco two, Italy (including Rome, which has twelve) seventeen, and Constantinople two. The remainder, many of which are fallen or broken, are still in Egypt. Widely different aro tho dimensions of those. The smallest is the Lepsius obelisk in the Itoyal museum at Berlin, which is two feet, one and a half inches high, and weighs 200 pounds; tin: la go.st, the unfinished obelisk of Assouan, still in tho quarries at Syeue, the estimated weight of which is rather more than 000,000 pounds. One million anil twenty thousand pounds is tho weight of the largest obelisk now standing. This is known as the Vatican obelisk, and was removed by orders of Bixtus V, 1585-0, from tha circus of Nero to the site on the square of St. Peter...
A I'ortulili- Kill-!•••■» for the Ami). [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
A I'ortulili- Kill-!•••■» for the Ami). [Army ainl Nuvy (iazette.J The stall' of the instructional kitchen of Aldor.shot, England, have been carrying out a scries of experimental trials with a patent portable cooking apparatus, a German invention. The cooking kitchen is on wheels, and can easily bo drawn by one horse or mule. It will cook rations of any kind in the field for a regiment, and will bake, boil, or stew while on the lino of march. On Tuesday last it was drawn by mules through the camp while the dinnors of the Leicestershire regiment were being cooked in it. The experiments have been carried out under the immediate direction of Liout. Col. Sartorius, superintending officer of the cooking kitchen, and have given great satisfaction to the camp authorities, who will doubtless report favorably on it.
Cause and I Mi, i [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 1 October 1885
Cause and I Mi, i [Philadelphia Call.) Twenty-ftvo years ago there were fifty cats where there is only one to-day, says a statistician. Twenty-five years ago there was ono set of furs where there are fifty to-day. Brooke Herford: Selfishness* is never to subtle as when it puts on the guise of gelf-impro vwnent.