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THE POPULAR EAST SIDE ADDITION Suburban Train Service now Established Brings it within a Few Minutes Ride of the Business Center. LINCOLN PARK Possesses Many Advantages over Othei Additions. It will Pay You to Look Up this Property Be fore Buying Elsewhere. 1 HAVE FOI SALE : BARGAINS IN ALL CLASSES OF PROPERTY h f ACItEAOE FOlt PLATTING: t AA Rlfl BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE: E H L-rt-lL, Twelve and one-ha- lf acres on Boulevard, - 187x330 on State Road near Seventh, corners Ten acres on Boulevard, State Road. Comers on Third south Twenty-fiv- e acres on TcrrilM Road, H?Pfl rQTflTP , 155x165 on Third South near Second East, ! azr' Railroad Lands, 10zach-nearMTemv- l j City lots in Uochs 153,4 and 155, plat A a,, Twenty, lorl,j,EihtyandOnelhindrcdaAulSix- - plat C North Salt Lclhe district, I ly acre tracts, u-c- st and northwest of Baena I h t SOOIS First Fue'tlndrcd 1 HI VCOLIHI IIdHI LO, WxSO lest on north, near McCornick's, and Sixty acres north of Hot corner on East Bench, l Springs, - 10 on Bngham, near Fourth east, One Thousand Two Hundred acres north of. Hot OQ j M A I M STR E ET' 10x20x20x20 on First south, i Springs. Choice 10x10 corners, plats D and G. i I AUEHBACH 1 101 WILL SHOW ON Monday, March lOtf Spring Importations in Various Departments, including Additional Novelties in Silk and Dress Goods, NEW GOODS ARE ARRIVING DAILY, and among those alrea in wo can Boast of :the finest line of French and American sated Kver brought to this city. Also a beautiful and varied assortment of Zephyr Cloths. Wo Lave takctTparticular pains fv with our Carpet Department '(1111111' T 111(11 We only request an inspection 1 U I jJ J of our handsome Axminster, if) I i I fl I Moqi ette, - Velvet, - Boiy vJ UI jj U I JJ U Jul LLliUi I Bkusski s, Tapestry and Ikohain Carpets, nnd you will admit that tl. are the best and cheapest in town. lR BOOT flllri OMUL flErARTME!iT Is W COMPLETE, and we are prepared to Fit all feet and pocki In endless variety, and all stylish goods. In fact, we have scoured t Lastern Markets for the Latest and most Fashionable novelties. 11 Plfinlr Tlnn'-I- - as Just Received a Huge 1" I flK II -I-nvoice o-f- 1 Ulllllfl UljjJ I New Sprim Wraps and Coa Better come early and get a good selection. Tho best and the choic goods go first. "We can guarantee the very lowest prices consistent w good qualities. tMail orders promptly attended to. F. Alii it DJ Corsica and Sicily. Every requisite to the industry comes from abroad. Egypt furnishes the sugar, England the fuel, and distant provinces of Italy the wood for the boxes in which the product is exported. The province of Leghorn contributes nothing but the labor. Once a Week. Camlyhig Fruit. The candying of fruit, whole or cut, is carried on at Genoa and westward along tho French Riviera, as well as in Spain and Portugal: but may be considered to occupy the first placo in Italy, nnd perhaps c:n the Mediterra-nean, in the preparation of candied cit-ron and orange peti. The ciiron is bought for ihe purpose from Corsica, Sicily, Calabria and other southern prov-inces of Italy, as well as from Tunis, Tripoli and Morocco, and the candied peel is ex;-orte- to England, Germany and North America, The Corsican cit-rons tire the best: then follow those of southern Italy, the African fruit taking the third place. The oranges used nearly all come from the Ldauds of .Sardinia. Ericsson' Monitor. John Ericsson, the great engineer, in a confidential letter, written March 23, 1800, said: "The great importance of what I call tho subaquatic system of naval warfare strongly presented it3clf to my mind In 1820; yet I have not dur-ing this long interval communicated my ideas to a single person, excepting Em-por- Napoleon III. What I knew twelve years ago, he knows, with regard to the general result of my labors, but the remain a secret with me. Tho Monitor of 1S5U was tho visible part of my system, and its grand features were excluded from its published drawings and descriptions." Among Ericsson's papers were found, after his death, a series of autograph pencil drawings, showing these concealed features of his monitor system as originally conceived. They represent tho ideas of subaquatic attack first presented in the Destroyer in 1878, after being withheld from tho pub-lic gaze by their author for half a cen-tury Scribinrr. beyond recognition. Others wero bat-tered and crushed by the red hot stones and rocks which bad been hurled from the crater to the clouds, and fell back to earth with awful violence. The eruption continued for about two hours. Iiy 10 a. iu. its violence was spent, though for. hours afterwards tho ground trembled and quivered, as well it might after so appalling n fit of pas-sion. But in those two hours the whole face of thirty square miles of country (in the form of a vast fan extending to a radius five miles from the central crater) was totally changed. Of the mountain cono thus suddenly transformed into a steam boiler, there remains now only the back; a ragged, overhanging precipice, rising to a sheer height, variously esti-mated at 000 or 1,000 feet abovo a bot-tomless crater of about a mile in diame-ter. Thence, with ceaseless roar, rise dense clouds of suffocating, sulphurous steam, which sometimes clear olf sufli-cientl-to allow adventurous climber a momentary glimpso of the seething mud below. Thoso who have ascended that remnant of tho mountain from the slope behind it, and so have reached the brink of that precipice, have beheld such a pic-ture of desolation as seems scarcely to belong to this earth. All that was Little Bandai now lies outspread in a thick layer of horrid mud, varying in depth from 10 to 150 feet-d- eep enough to efface every accustomed feature in the whole area and itself par-tially coated with layers of palo gray ashes and black stones and rocks, which seem to havo been ejected to such a height as not to havo fallen to earth un-til the awful mud wave had poured it-self out. It is now described as a wild chaos of earth, rock and mud, in some place resembling tho concrete blocks of sonio cyclopcan breakwater, iu others rather suggesting a raging sea whoso gi-gantic waves have suddenly been con-gealed. Of all that made tho scene so beautiful and pleasant not a vestige re-mains not a blade of grass whore lately the mountain was clothed with springy turf, not a green leaf, not a sign of life nothing but absoluto desolation, with a horrid smell rising from stagnant sul-phur pools. Cornhill Magazine. " A JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE. Torrlflo Hunting of Nutnre's Gltuiitlc Sub-terranean Holler. Around Bandai all was calm and peaceful when tho day dawned on June 1 5. Columns of white steam floated dream-ily in tho cool mountain air, as the in-valids repaired to their early bath, and all around was beautiful on that bright summer morning when, at 7:00, there oc-curred an earthquake shock so violent as to leave no room for doubt that some mis-chief was browing. Fi fteen minutes later this was followed by a second and yet moro severe shock. Another brief inter-val of about ten minutes and the earth began to heave liko a tossing sea, rising ind sinking so that houses collapsed, to-tally wrecked, and peoplo were violently thrown down and became nctually sick, as if at sea. As standing was impossi-ble, they tried to crawl on to whatever suggested shelter, but they soon realized that nil places were alike unsafe. Tho earthquako was immediately fol-lowed by an appalling nnd unearthly sound as of tho roar of a thousand thun-der claps, blending with tho shriek of all tho steam whistles and roaring steam boilers of earth, and ere the terrified and deafened human beings could recall their bewildered senses they beheld tho whole mighty cono of blwn bodily into the air, whero it overspread the whole heavens with a vast, dense pail of ashes and mud spray, blotting out tho light of day and turning all to thick darkness, Ero these had time to fall back to the earth there poured forth dark clouds of vapor and such stilling gases as well nigh choked all living crea-tures. Then leaping tongues of infernal flame, crimson and purple, seemed to flash right up to tho heavens, and after appalling earth throes wero succeeded by showers of red hot ashes, sulphur and boiling water, accompanied by fearful subterranean roaring and rumbling, and by a rushing whirlwind of hurricane force, uprooting great trees and hurling them afar. Another moment and there poured forth floods of boiling liquid mud, which swept down the mountain side with such velocity that within a period variously estimated at from ten to fifteen minutes tho scalding torrent was rushing past the village of Nagasake. on tho brink of tno iNagass river, having traveled ten Uii'.es from tho crater more rapidly than any express train. Probably much of this fluid mud was hurled direct through the air, as was certainly the case with the many hundreds of millions of tons which were blown up at the first explosion. Evidently the earthquake must-hav- rent some subterranean fissure, through which a great volume of waters suddenly poured into tho internal fires, generating a stu-pendous volume of steam, which must havo continued to increase and so become more and more compressed as volcanic fires and subterranean waters continued their awful struggle, converting the foundations of the mountain into a Cyclo-pean boiler, which finally exploded, with the result, a million times magnified, of tho most awful boiler explosion ever known above ground. Tho convulsions of tho mountain rent great chasms from which uprose jets of flame, ashes and loiling water, and many of tho wretched fugitives were caught up by these awful fountains and buried on high with terrific force, to fall back to earth all blackened and boiled. Some of these poor corpses were found caught on the boughs of trees, scalded and uiancled A JIBRAHY OF BIBLES, f THE SCRIPTURAL COLLECTION MADE BY A RESIDENT OF BOSTON. Old Jewish Miunirrlt Tlint Were Hun! to Oliltiin A Itoll from the Fiimou Jorn-- ! wilitin Donler The Wonderful "Chnlned Illlile" A Piece of tiyms. ' S. Brainard Pratt, of Forest Hills, Is the owner of tho largest and finest col- - lection of Bibles in this part of tho coun- - try. For upward of twenty-fiv- e years v Mr. Pratt has been accumulating this collection, and now has over three hun-dred volumes and a great variety ol manuscripts of the Bible. Somo of his Bibles aro nowhero else to bo seen in this country. i Beginning with tho manuscripts, is a s Jewish roll of the five books of Moses. Thoso Jewish rolls are very difllcult i things to get. Mr. Pratt had boon try-ing for ten years to find one, when u j learned German professor, Dr. Gregory, j of Leipsio, secured this one for him. It j is contrary to the Jewish law to allow one to fall into tho hands of a Gentile, i When one is worn out, or for any reason ', of no further use, it is buried in the ground and the placo of its interment j forgotten as soon as possible. It would bo considered sacrilege to destroy ono in any other manner as much as to let a Christian havo it. This roll In Mr. j; Pratt's possession was mado by a learned S rabbi of Posen, Prussia, for his own use, !j und at his death his children thought more of tho money than tho sacredness of the roll and sold it to Dr. Gregory. It f came into Mr. Pratt's hands for $0.1 t The roll is of vellum, which is a mate-- 1 r rial of finer texture, thinner and smother than parchment, and is a continuous roll 48J feet long, mado by sewing together i; a lot of skins some 20 inches in length, i , Not an erasure or correction appears on I? tho whole manuscript, as the copyist is " obliged, if he makes an error, to destroy the entire skin on which it has occurred and bogiu his work again. j THIS TWELVE 31INOR I'UOPHETS. f Mr. Pratt has since received several of f these rolls, ono of the most interesting of 'i ' which contains the twelvo minor proph- - 1; ets, Ilosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, icwisli Btandiird of absoluto correctness and perfection in their roll is so high that an imperfect copy doesn't count, and a single letter wrong or missing makes the wholo roll imperfect and worthless in their sight. So the first letter of the first word of tho first verso of the first chap-ter of Genesis is omitted. This vitiates tho whole business, and the roll is of no account, it can lawfully bo sold, it can go into the hands of a Gentile, and it can be sent out of tho sacred limits of the holy city. Four nioro of these curious rolls canw from Constantinople to Mr. Pratt's li-brary, containing respectively tho books of Itiith, Songs of Solomon, Ecclesiastes and Lamentations, all of them on parch-ment. Ho has two parchment rolls of tho book of Esther, which camo from Constantinople, one of which was for-merly read from in a synagogue in the Bultan's capital, and another on an ex-quisitely carved ivory roller, which is written in characters so small as to be a perpetual wonder and tribute to the ex-traordinary patience and linger cunning of tho copyist. IIo has a roll tf Esther on paper from Russia, and one on parch-ment from Germany. A GREAT CURIOSITY. Ono of tho greatest curiosities in tho wholo collection is a "chained Bible." This mediaeval relic was printed at Stras-bur- g in 1480, less than half u century after tho invention of printing, and twelvo years before the discovery of America. It is in four immense folio volumes, each being 20xl!ljx5 inches in j size, and containing a voluminous com-- I mentary on tho sacred text, both text and commentary being iu Latin, tho tough old black letter being used, which nono but ft few adepts can read. Tho binding of these ponderous tomes is heavily with iron plates and clasps, and ft heavy iron chain is tached to each of them, by which tho old books were secured to pillars in the churches where they were kept. These volumes wero printed by John Guteii- - berg, the father of printing, and were doubtless among tho first Bibles ever printed. One can only gaze with awo nnd ven-eration upon a piece of papyrus, framed behind glass, on whoso brown and dingy surface, in strange characters dulled by centuries and barely distinguishable is written tho third verso of tho wmul i, jiiiu!i, .Liitiiiiiu, uiuKiiihuu, .epnuman, j Ilaggai, Zechariah and Malachi. This i roll was used for a long timo at a syna-- j goge in Jerusalem, and vas finally laid j, aside, as tho letters were too iino for tho j eyesight of tho reader, and another was f; made iu larger letters. Tho discarded roll was condemned to be buried, but the Kev. Dr. Selah Merrill, who was then in f Jerusalem, persuaded tho man to whom ... the duty was intrusted that it could be buried in Boston just as well as iu Jeru-- . saleiu. Mr. Pratt h:is another roll from Jeru-salem containing the Book of Genesis. ;J This was purchased by the Itev. II. C. Tumbull, 1). D., at tho shop vf M. W. Shapira, a famous Jerusalem dealer iu ancient manuscripts, who became noted for almost succeeding in swindling the 5 British Museum out of 250,000, which he demanded for nn alleged ancient copy of some rare Biblical manuscript. It took tho keenest experts on tho subject in the world to prove tho manuscript spurious. I. This roll in Mr. Pratt's possession is a fine r specimen of Hebrew lettering, with one it funny thing about it. It is against the f law to send a roll of any part of the Scriptures out of Jerusalem. But the chapter of Exodus. This dates back, per-haps, 2,000 years no ono can tell how-ol-it belongs to nn antiquity so vast. Tho very reeds from which this papyrus w as mado were of a siecies that ceased to exist centuries ago. Tho language is ancient Coptic, a dead languago while Latin and Greek were daily spoken by millions. Mr. Pratt has another similar but less ancient pieco of papyrus, abo from E.jjpt, and boarlng a fragment in Greek letters. Mr. Pratt was impelled to begin bis col-lection by tho general ignoranco of tho origin of tho Biblo nnd tho way it came down to us, among the peoplo, as re-vealed by his Sunday school class. So 'ne started to form a collection of manu-scripts and volumes that should illus-trate each successive form which tho holy books have taken from the begin-ning until the present day, the various kinds of material on which it has been inscribed or printed, and tho languages which it has passed through. What it has cost him ho has no precise notion, but tho closest guess that can be made would not placo its total cost at less than $5,000. Boston Advertiser. A Curious M.'iiiKolciiin. Thomas Rinks, ono of tho most pe-culiar character!) that ever li veil in Ala-bama, died recently in Montgomery, lie wan a native of North Carolina, and to Montgomery in 1S.TI0, then in the middle of life, but jioor and friendless. He wag industrious and miserly, and soon accumulated an estate valued at 200,000. Fifteen yonre ago ho had a handsome mausoleum erected in the city cemetery, nnd directed that he and his brother Hhould be laid to rest there to-gether. Ilia only brother and only rela-tiv- o died last year, and was interred in the mausoleum. Thomas Banks had the mausoleum furnished with a washstand, bowl and pitcher, soap and towels and a comb and brush. IIo used to visit tho place nnd make his toilet in the mausoleum. IIo could not bear tho idea of being buried under the ground, and said if he should come to life again he would like himself in comfortable quar-ters. New York Star. Stanley's Two VIhIM to Cairo. Stanley's visit to Cairo recalls tho fact that tho fust time he passed through the Egyptian metropolis was in 1308, when on his way to join the British expedition to Abyssinia, On that occasion England spent a sum cf 3,000,000 to effect the rescue of eight persona from tho cruel hands of King 'ihcodoro, Stanley now returns after a lapse of twenty two event-ful years to tho banka of tiio Nile, with tho proud coi:ociou!i:ca of having res-cued 800 persona at u cost to England of 30,000. Nov York Tribune. A (irrat Railroad Tunnel. Six hundred men are now digging the railroad tunnel under the St. Clair river at Port Huron at the rate of fifteen feet each day. This means that before the year is out one of the most important pieces of civil engineering in the country will bo completed. More than 1,200 feet of the tunnel proper is now ready for trains on the Michigan side, and 903 on tho Canadian. Tho tunnel itself is over O.oOO feet long. Tiie approaches aro equally long, so that the entire length will be more than two miles. Of this distance 2,310 feet are under the river, 2.39 J feet on tho Michi-gan land side, nnd 2.103 on the Cana-dian. New York Times. A Natural Curiosity. According to the latest cables the Brit-ish cabinet is engaged on a new speech . for the queen to deliver to parliament Doubtless her majesty Is lather curious to hear what she is going to say. Chi- - cajjo News.