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' Havana's Amusement*. ■ j • [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
' Havana's Amusement*. ■ j • [Havana Letter.] I At an earlier hour the bull fights had commenced at the Plaza de Tors, at Itig'.a, a small town across the bay, and six poor bulls were slain amidst the .strain* of a military.band and •■he ex- ! cited plaudits and cheers of a frantic! ! mob. They relieved their feelings by j throwing cigars, hats, and' sweetmeats '■. : to gaudily attired matadors, while six little mules, covered with ribbons and bells, were dragging the still bleeding ' victims out o£ the arena, and the cruelly-wounded horses of the picadors ; were being patched up sufficiently, to [ stand another goring, and tbebandelortjp 1 were preparing fresh darts with-.Art- | works to enrage the new bull, It was a sad sight to see women and ,-lffUe children applauding the disgustinjf'spec-' ; tacle with as much vigor as the men f hi the evening the center of attraction m at tin- Komeria Asturiuus, a largo Spanish picnic, where all the- provinces of tip.l peninsula were represent...
l'i»ttiira a* Kvlat«d to th« ISimlii. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
l'i»ttiira a* Kvlat«d to th« ISimlii. [Meriiral Journal.] Tho novel investigations ma It by .\[. Iselaunay upon the subject of postures in sitting, a* regards the extremities, have lea him to the interesting conclusion that the left brain develops before tho right, but finally tho right predominates. The Chinese, he finds, cross ihe left arm over the right, while the Europeans cross the right over the left. KoblUt children cross the right over the left Those who cannot work or are idiotic do the conjjary. A great many women cross tho HP "leg over the right; while among opera dancers some always OTOM the right leg over the left, but not one UOMM the left over the right habitually. Infants under three years &lt;ross the left arm over the right, and when older reverse tho position. Men generally crott the right leg over the left.
Valuable Metal*. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
Valuable Metal*. [Scientific Exchange] There are nineteen known metals &lt; valued at over $1,000 per avoirdupois pound. The most costly is vanadium, I which la laid to be worth 10,000 a pound. Of these nineteen metals only one i- produced or used to any consider- | able extent, and that is iridium. which is valued at 1,000 per pound. It is sometimes, but very sparingly, used in electrical oxperimenu.
THE CROFTER AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
THE CROFTER AT HOME. ! it life Which In Simple to Seml-HarbarUm . —In the 3lan»e-riehl. 1...in1 .11 Telegraph.] The peasantry themselves are of an enduring and gentle-mannered kind. Short in stature, but well formed and muscular, Norse extraction, or something very like it. it shows in their , faces and heads as much as in their superstitious and legends. All over the territory of I/&gt;rd Mac Donald, where disaffection been rife during the autumn and up and down the slopes of the long sea loch*, the gray shanties dot the strath sides, narrow strips or cultivation run up the hills, and herd* of long-haired dim and black Highland cattle graze among the tufts of, cotton grass and heather. ;\ .■■./■ We venture to enter a wayside cabin, and the owner, a boned woman, and a widow, as we subsequently! hear, lays down ton sickle she has been plying out,id.- in her rod of barley, and does the honors of her abode. All |is smoke within—tho thin blue smoke of heat, as aromatic to season...
A Carton* Formntion. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
A Carton* Formntion. lGhtcaito Herald.] '. "" In Orange mountain,, ,N. J., has been discovered a counterpart of the famous Giants' Causeway in ' Ireland. The opening of a quarry brought the curiosity to light. The formation is evidently dm to repeated volcanic eruptions that forced the trap, rock while in a molten otatc through .the old red sandstone upon which it now stands. The columns lire from fifteen to forty feet high, as perfectly cut as if molded in forms, and owing to their hexagonal or pentagonal shapes are considered by geologists to be of nrjitallineformation. . | • j.^-. • t
ADULTERATED FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
ADULTERATED FOOD. The New fort Health l&gt;ei&gt;.iitiiienf« Cm- utdo— I'oiitolioaa Stull on Sale. ■ •T!io henltu (!i'!.".itiiK'iit of New York city h» commenced a crusade in earnest against aJulter.tie 1 100.l oi" all kinds, and imiii. quantities ha'Vebeen ■ oi-ed and destroyed. Thousands of pounds of candy prepared with poisonous colon have been couJscht-jd."and over 10,000 pounds of fruits and. preserves, sold in tin cans 01 paik wheiv. tuo acid had atiack-.d iiuJ jtoisonod the fruit, have also u-■u destroyed. l«r. Edson. of the department, is al».) turning his attention to coflee; tea, pepper f and spices, which are not pnlysdilu terated, but poisoned by the uso of such substances as lead, copper, arsenic, chrome yellow. Prussian '"'"- • and other minerals..-The i.eld for '"'■ idsons investigations iudced is a wide one. It covers almost every article of food, drink, and medic-ms which is sold in tue market. If ha succeeds e\en to a remote degree in reducing the a...
llomr* In. the Cl'y. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
llomr* In. the Cl'y. [New 0 lag k TimCT-Deinocraf i In an article upon "The Architecture of Town Houses, Robert EdU, I. S. A., has much sensible advice to give upon the sub ect, both as to beanty and healthfulness. I It docs appear itrange that the people who build houses devote : so little thought to the two'prims qualifications of a' home. Seeing that they expect to live in it, and that life It but a short span at best, and we all desire to spend that brief space happily, one would imagine that a house would be a matter of theprofoundest study,thought, even prayer. The first thing he insists upon i.s provision for good drainage, then honest, healthful material, and finally room for I the most lavish supply of sunsbino every- ! where: complete fenestration at any cost. The advantages of glaze 1 brick and terra cotta he enlarges upon, not only for their cleanliness, in that every rain washes away the city's smoke and i dust from the outer walls, and dumpI ness is not absorbed by the...
■ – lopulnr Authors at Performer*. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
■ - lopulnr Authors at Performer*. .: |Cie&lt;&gt;rg« Alfred Townsend.) Several popular authors have been sue cessful amateur players, at the head ol whom stands the name of Charles Dickens. This , distinguished novelist, indeed,' would probably have become the most successful comedian of his day had he made the.drama his profession." Byron was also a very clever amateur performer,' notwithstanding his lameness. He gays in his Journal: "When I was a youth 1 whs S ,reckoned a good actor. ,1 • played S'eriruddock' in 'The' Wheel of Fortune,' and also 'Tristam Fickle' in 'The Weathercock,' in some private, theatricals in ltO3, with great applause;. The prologue for one play was also my' production. The whole went off with great effect on our good-natured audience.".. Byron was an admirable, mimic,- and delivered the above mentioned prologue, which contained ft hit at each of the other performers, and with the addition of tone and manner was highly comic. | Washington .I...
"Ki<l-<il»ve Oranges." [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
"Ki&lt;l-&lt;il»ve Oranges." ' • IChlearo Times. | . "Kid-glove", oranges are grown in Honda, eo:uir.only called, because when peeled the) are so dry that one can eat them while wearing kid glovps, without damaging tho.glove in the least. They j ara small, aromatic in flavor, and of tho ! mandarin, San£arine,'and Satsuma va- I rieties;— - —&lt; «-
Perpendicular lCen.l K»tntu. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
Perpendicular lCen.l K»tntu. [Cleveland Herald.] Apropos of earth, they tell ng« story of Judge Jackson. ' He went o to one of tie" new towns of the fur w« which is built on a side-hill. Heal esttj was booming and real-estato speculate iio ke l around him. One of them m dacted him to a lot about as desirss for h resilience as a perpendicular « and said: "There's the place for to Only $(1,000! Ain't it tine:" •Ah, but it's so steep in topegrap! and price." "That"s just it, said the realwti man. "You see that lot below it? We! the man who owns it will have to ii dirt to fill it up, and he'll give *5,000 for the earth graded from lot." The next day another real estate mi said: "I'll show you a piece of proper!] There's a fortune in it. Look then and he pointed down toward the lot I) low the aide-hill that the other spec lator had offered him. "Yea. but look at that lot above it urged Judge Jackson. "'1 hat's just it," replied the;speculate ."The man who owns it will give« $5,000 for a ...
P«IIB*H of Mi.lulhf [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
P«IIB*H of Mi.lulhf In I'hc liuliciln lieneral de Thcrap* tique Dr. Koux, w!.o has been makiDl chemical study of abeiitthe, Cndi t' its ]uij•&lt;jiiiiut elements an* a bitter]* ciple ateintbine — and a-volatile «ci tial oil. lie attributes to the fcroefl favotablo resulta sometime obtained the medicinal usr of ab&amp;inthe—re* 1 which his own researches have confirm' But be finds that the oil of • absi.the distinguished from other essences by dangerous property of producing a fa of drunkenness characterized by *p tiforra attacks. - -
ttfttmA ruitur«-. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
ttfttmA ruitur«-. [Chii'ftgi) Herald.J The I iiiversity of Pennsylranit' started a "departmentof pnyaioal &lt; Jure. " lir. .). W. White, who'will P' .side over it, states that his duties « be to examine each student, w wherein lie needs physical develop^l and recommend the proper mode of &lt; ercise to induce it. If his back is *'s the rowing machine or boat is adv* if the chest is flat, parallel bars are order. The ordinary trainer genera picks out for the Loat a man who &lt;•• not need it.
The Kaitt-ru Shore Sinking. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 5 March 1885
The Kaitt-ru Shore Sinking. f Eastern Virginian.] . This whole. peninsula is slowly surely settling beneath the waves, &gt; ■while of no vital concern' to this or succeeding generation, yet, at its i" ent rate of subsidence, it is only »&lt;!' tion of a few centuries when the W Chesapeake and the boisterous Atl« shall meet in . loving embrace ov« moldenng bones. .
PREMIER GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
PREMIER GLADSTONE. ti'cOLUEn'S IMPRESSIONS OF THE rJ®||GaEAT ENGLISH STATESMAN. ; j-J Hair He Looks, ISresscs, 'Writes nncl SjienluJ %f^-A Vroillsulily of Will anil Vim VerSS^ fectly .tsloumU-.ig:—TlioronsWy On-English Oratory. !.UEIT3 * IMPRESSIONS OF THE CIEAT ENGLISH STATESMAN. He Looks, Dresses, Writes Mid Spaafcfl \ Prodigality of Win ami Vim Perfectly Attonndlng —Thoroughly Cn-Engtlab Oratory. :;V [Robert Laird Collier.] Indstone baa enormous grip upon Englishdomestic aii'airs ami upon iho Lib- -" erat politicians mid voters, mid here me Vsoirie (l ibe reasons of this tight and P. strong hold upon the people. He Is a 'imaenctic orator. 110 is gifted with a 'tglowing vocabulary. lie lias no easy way fitol'the people* imagination and heart. MltiS ,:,,,. . ■-. classic, Ho ranges over all ■..;. &lt;■&gt; learning and into all realms iof£illusliation. lio i; scholarly. lie -'reads, lie writes, he sj&gt; aks with a prodt-i'-gality of will and \ii:i ] crfeci...
To Gain Notoriety. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
To Gain Notoriety. [Sen : town Herald.] A young man who i.s about starting a newspaper wants to know how to get his journal extensively quoted. We'll toll him, W rite a good pair of a patent I ljiedVei;, and it will appear, with credit, In hundreds of papers—at so much per Una Uncle E'"k: No man can expect to live, with tli» virtuosi and mingle v.it* ii»i icinna o"'i V"4»- "ire,
HIS OWN VETERINARIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
HIS OWN VETERINARIAN. Arr ,■ ttLTtnor Bhonld On;vlif.v Himself to I&gt;o«tor HLi Animals W'Urn Thoj uvo !!.'. There are many situations^ in which ,]•/,• fartacr finds himself, where it would be greatly to his i■.■::.■:'t if ho' jould act nt once, and wisely. As the owner of slock, c-; ec :,!!y. is hi - sagaolty and sel!'-possi\£.o:i liablo to be severely" tried, in thelYOrioUiCiuci'gCJi-c-K;s wllicli-r.iii.v Ill' : «ic :::ijol«ir his i ■•,, i Lords, and those of hiisiieighuora. How is ho to require tins necessary in inn it'on, and pruparo hlrusult' to incut those unexpected oe :unvnc ■■'■' Pi rha] a ho may" hove had t'.ic opportunity of witnessing the actions of others in siiiijhir circiim tnnci avid if he is a ni:ui of obserVntion; lie I.: 1.; to red nwhjf Iho Information tbua ni iju ted. ml will bring it out whenever tho occasion presents itself. Por«ib!,v h'.; own dearly bough I cjqHjrioneo vi ;. havo prepared him for prompt dee ■ lon in tl.cso mi ttors. If ho is a man of...
“CREOLE.” [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
“CREOLE.” How tho Term Oii^limtril—Who Are tin Ural Creoles. Creole is not used by Americans on* less referring to people of. Spanish or French descent. Tho Americans in Louisiana outnumber those of French descent, and the native Americans of the State never call themselves Creoles. The word Creole la of "Spanish origin, and was used during tho old Spanish colonial rule In Spanish America; and as this city of New Orleans was for :\ long period under Spanish dominion it was but natural that the French an.l their descendants born here, who comprised a considerable portion of tho population, should adopt the term. To conclude, I will copy a portion of tho "History of Mexico and Texas," by tho Hon. John M. Nile*, member of tho Senate of the United States, In 1818! "The existence of various castes, or mixed races, which now constitute bo largo a portion of the whole population of tho country, is tho consequence. of the subjugation of rho natives. The whole population of the Spanish colon...
PRESERVATION OF BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
PRESERVATION OF BUILDINGS. Tao IJIHi-iviit AsontS Which Arc Nlowlr !) 1 .-,lr.ni r; O:ii- Ktruutli •••. [Dr, B. ".- ; i i) iTOiii ..' I-'-' i ■•■! In every case tho architect mini kneil at the shrine of chemistry, The ciicmkt has Leon called UI3OU by the arc'iiloct to make an ink that will )';idj after twenty^ tour hours; and on the other hand, an in'; that will Dot become visible till flflor tile lapse of twenty-four or fortv-.-clghi huui'3. riii" architect ii i,: i hia '.•'■:■ . continually crumbling away. Wa'.c? is the great solvent, c pocialfy witii the addition of tho ifclds .il ',&lt; i\; i found in tiw ntmcßphcra—carbonic; [&gt;Uur!c, sulphur i,n.-, end nitric; Lesidca HinmoiiUi and of ton ozone, 'i'ho coal bur.ocd In I.on lon nlono disengages into the aUnosjihero oiJO,COO tom of tulphurcui acid annually. These RgrntS Out away brie!; and stone. Also water getting in and freezing i. the great disintegrator in this ciluiato. How to check this constant cruinbling...
In Oroa< i.iv.ir. [Newspaper Article] — Sausalito News — 12 March 1885
In Oroa&lt; i.iv.ir. In C«i-t&gt;:it favor. [SolenHd Aiuei ioan.) Lumiiieus l-.ey bole trimmings and door fciM'to ore said to be iv great favor with tho bibulous incline 1 person, and caavc/denl for others. They are made ol glass, and t.io bock Is c ivcrcdwiih luminous paint, giving forth a lijfh.l which intvy be seen con i". ;'i- of v iii taucc, o;i the darkest night