|Previous||1 of 4||Next|
small (250x250 max)
medium (500x500 max)
large ( > 500x500)
IDE s. Vol. 1. DAYTON, OHIO, APRIL 27, 18 89. _ _____ _ No. 8, PUBLISlIED WEEKLY· WilburWright - - - - - Editor Orville Wright - - - - Publisher TERMS :-Quarter of year, twenty cents. Six weeks, ten cents. 1210 West Third St., DAYT N, HI · How the Hindoos Work. 11he M?.'lling World tells it8 readers how the Hindoo reaps with an iron blade, six jnches long·, an inch wide, and curved like a sickle costing him four c·ents. He squat~ on his heels, cuts a'handf'ul, lavs it down ancl without nsrng ~ ' d off his heels waddles forward an cuts another. In twelve days he cuts an acre, ancl receiYes five ce ts a day, boarding hinrnelf. When he wants to thrash his ()'rain he drives a stake in the t:l ' ground, spreads his grain around it ties a rope to his bull\; horn. a~d then to the stake, and drive s it around and around Wl the straw is tramped ver:v fine into what they call "bhoosn." This is fed to the cattle after the wheat is separated. Englishmen have introduced thrashing machines, but the Hindoos 1vill have none of them. They think their cattle woul<l n~t eat the straw because it breaks it instead of tramping it ft t. They clean their wheat by holding it up in the wind in a scoop made of reeds or if the wind is not blow- ' ' . in<>' two Hindoos make wrnd by b) l . d waving a blanket, while a t m dribbles the grain from the scoop. -Sel. Condensed Literature. be so a<.lnmced that one may be able to obtain in a small pallet as much refreshment and nourishment as he now obtains in a whole meal. Then, all ; the time now eon~ume<l by the good housewives in 1 reparing breakfast dinner, and supper, ancl by the bu inc ~" rnemlJnrs of the family in going to and from and atincr their meah>, will be saved. Ther will b no roa t inrr over the kitchen s lov , no trouble wa hing tho cli,h . , no worry over a vari d bill of fare, no ao·iiation over broken china etc. A person will carry a few pills in his vest pocket, and when he grows hungry he will take one and swallow his whole meal at once. Perhaps.- Scientific .American. The Chinese Almanac. The crreat value which the Chi-b • nese attach to their almanac is shown in many ways. Recently the Chinese reside nts at Lhassa, in rfibet, implored the Emperor to cause arrangements to be made which vvould enable them to receive their copies of the almanac at the e arliest po "ible elate in th e year. A ,,·riter in a r e c ent issu e ~f the Ohin ese R ec m·der says that the most important book to the Chinese is the almanac. Its space is too important to be oc cupied with tho matter which iills western almanacs. It contains a tronomical information which is useful, but its great mission)s to give full and accurate information for selecting lucky places fo r performing all acts, great and small, of everyday life. "Ancl as eYery act of life, however trivial, depends for its success on the time in which and the direction (i. e., the point of tho compass) to\vard which it is done, it is of the utmost importanct> that every one should have correct in1ormation available at all times to enable him to avoid bad The tendency of the times, re- luck and calamity, Rnd secure marks the Norwich Co1l,rie?', is good luck and pro13perity. Conse- . toward condensation. w· e have quently the almanac is perhaps condensed beef, a small portion of the most universally circulated which dissolved in hot water, gives book in China." The writer one a draught containing as much speaks of it as a terrible yoke of nourishment as a whole beefsteak. bondage. It is issued by the govWe also have condensed milk, and ernment., and the sale of all almacondensed food of other kinds, nacs but the authorized one is which contain a maximum amount prohibited. Quite recently the of the essential quality within a new Chinese minister refused to minimum amount of space. How sail from his post on a day which far this tendency toward conclensa- the almanac Jeclared to be untion will eventually c arry men in 1 uc ky, an c1 the c1 e pa::·t me of the the matter of food, it is difficult to G c j:man mail ste amer 'vas con.:> opredict. Perhaps the. time ':'ill quently <.lefened at th e request of come when the: art of extractrng the Genn'.ln minister at Pekin. and condensing the active princi - 1 ~ ple and essence of comestibles will LNEws three months for 20 cents.] An Amateur Salvage Company. l\Ir. l1. J. Thompson't; friends tell this tory of him:; ~Ir. Thompson H 0 L L I ~ I THE hims lf says it if' oxageratecl: PHOTOGRAPHER, Much uist mbe d by Ji res oceur-in o- in the neighLorhom1, l\fr. Thompson decided to ~ organize a fir company in th e i'aniil,\· , realizing that a little preeau~ion. might. sav him e n ·i lerabl ~ m time of Cor. Third and Jefferson. F. M. NIPGEN, ;~,~~~»a 1:1~ "a~~-~~'.i':,7 1 ;,, t~;,~~;~.'.'.~::; 0 RU GS 1 M EDI Cl N ES 1 · lhcir respeeli ve t1uties, und await- DBALER IN ed lm t n , no oppori unity for a ·tion PhyAicia1H1' pre::>cription carefully com. ' . t offered he s leet d a mornmg o pounded. ' l . give a fol · alarm and ie t i 1 ir S. W. Cor. Fifth and Williams Sts efficiency. Leaning from the back parlor window, he shouted, '·fire" at the top of his lungs. The echo of his voice had not died awav. when a sofa and two chairs gr;;,ed his e ar on the way downward, four oil painting swept down the leader, a 'vashstand and two trunks slid past him, two bed slats and a matress struck him on the head, and in an upward glance seeing the legs of the library table app e::.r at the second story vi'indow, J. E. MILTENBERGE R MEAT · MARKET, 316 South Broadway. THE WEST SIDE he withdrew and started up stairs. BllI.ldI.Il[ As so ci· ati· on, Half \\' UY up h e m et the round nrnrbl ~ slab from the center table which glided between his feet without a word, and s truck the servant girl behind him who was carrying-the children up stairs for safety, and she an<l her bur<lcn 1033 WEST THIRD S11 REET. Open Monday and Tuesday e-landed in, the hall. Yenings. Gaining the second floor he was Now issuing paid up stock 'vhich in time to see his eldest daughter <.;arefully remoYe the bureau draw- pays a semi-annual dividend of ers one Ly one, and drop them from the window. Before he could 7 %· speak he met a stream of water from a fire engine, which took him Samuel L. Herr, Pres., in the face, and heard the front J. 0. Patterson, Sec. and Atty., door being opened by the fire department axes, while the parlor windows stepped out. to admit the ladders. 'Turning to fly he met his wife with a gridiron and an almanac in one hand, ·while the other was occupied with a baby and a glass of vvooden toothpicks, James "\V. Booth, Treas. The Lates t Styles of and at the same time there was a LADIES' AND GEN TS ' deafening crash whic h proved to be two mirrors and a parlor stove tied together reaching the ground, SPRING AND SUMMER SHOES while a fireman; ax. in h~ncl, in-quired, "'Vhere is the fire ?''-Detroit Free P1·ess. An old lady who had~no relish for modern church music, vrns expres;:; inl}, h er clis1ike of au ant hem, when a. nefa:hhor said: '' .. Why, th~t is a ,.,.e n- ol~l :i.n th e m. D:wid sang it to Su~il. 110 t11i::; the old lady replied: " \ll e el, weel, I noo for the firi::lt tim e mHlersLrn ' ·why Saul threw his javelin at David, when the lad sang for him." AT THE PODlilar Shoo Sto ro , ~- orth East oor. Fifth and Jefferson SIDWELL & SALISBURY, DRUGGISTS, 1140 West Third St.
Vol. 1. DAYTON, OHIO, APRIL 27, 18 89. _ _____ _ No. 8,
WilburWright - - - - - Editor
Orville Wright - - - - Publisher
TERMS :-Quarter of year, twenty cents.
Six weeks, ten cents.
1210 West Third St.,
DAYT N, HI ·
How the Hindoos Work.
11he M?.'lling World tells it8
readers how the Hindoo reaps
with an iron blade, six jnches long·,
an inch wide, and curved like a
sickle costing him four c·ents. He
squat~ on his heels, cuts a'handf'ul,
lavs it down ancl without nsrng
~ ' d off his heels waddles forward an
cuts another. In twelve days he
cuts an acre, ancl receiYes five
ce ts a day, boarding hinrnelf.
When he wants to thrash his
()'rain he drives a stake in the
t:l ' ground, spreads his grain around
it ties a rope to his bull\; horn.
a~d then to the stake, and drive s
it around and around Wl the straw
is tramped ver:v fine into what
they call "bhoosn." This is fed to
the cattle after the wheat is separated.
Englishmen have introduced
thrashing machines, but the
Hindoos 1vill have none of them.
They think their cattle woul|