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SVTUtiDvY M\Y 14, 1898.
T*vn a g-eit ttle wh'c I w-s. fouijhi
by A.dj R*r Admiral Daley's fi et aud
be deserves nil le honors
which 8 bee i heHtowa 1 upon hii.
the honor and.glory and pra'ee i
not due to hhn! alone. If he htd'not
had the right kind of men behind hi8
gunsaad minniughis vessels, his vic
tory would not htva baea so complete.
And, as tnere ara a number of Afro
Americana ymmu his men serving in
variois cipacities, they, loi, mist come
in for a ahara. Tom we get iato it
again. Afro-American tro p3 will' be
the firH to be Unded in Ciba, and tt
usT a slang phrw: ''Yon c%nt los9 us."
A ain we wieu to luqunu what has
beco ne of the P-wttaaater Biker nutter?
We want to know.
COULDN'T BLEAJCH HIS SKIN.
N w the M.n Sae-4 the Scientific Court for
810,00 Djmigds for the Ecperlnao'it.
Ne York iUsniago Caglio Cro a
Confce de CattUleto, hits bean sued fo
.$10,000 dimigaj by John Bmns, a
Afro-lmarican .who claims thai th
Count twiurjd hija for sis W33ka
experimenting on him with a prepar
ation with which the Count expected to
bl hifl skin white. Barnee alleges
that the Count kept Lim covered with
the preparation for six weeks. He says
hat tbe stuff was BO strong that it
corroded metal bath *ubi. In four days
rnes says he shed his skin like a
take, bat his skin became blacker than
ifore. He cl :m tbe Count paid him
$ for hia seivicep, but failed to bleach
hia skin as agreed. Barnes cays that
tbe opeiation has ruined his health, and
He wants damages.
THE SHAH A WEAK RULER.
lias Already BrorgkS His Country to the
Verge of Dissolution.
London Standard: The new shah of
Persia is an indifferent ruler. It was,
for Persia, a favorable omen that the
accession to the throne in May, 1896,
after the murder of his father, Nasr
ed-Din, was effected without riot and
bloodshed. But, after nineteen months
of rule, Muzaffer-ed-Din seems, by his
extravagance and weakness, to have
undone all the good that his father did
and brought the state to the verge of
dissolution. Shiraz, the great city of
southern Persia, appears to have open
ly rejected the governor sent from Te
heran, and it may be conjectured that
in Isphaha, the true capital, there are
many who would prefer their old gov
eror, the Zil-es-Sultan, to his younger
and far less competent brother, who is
now on the throne. The shah's appar
ent failure was not unexpected. Dr.
Wills long ago described him as be
ing weak both in body and mind, and,
though Mr. Gurzon some years since
took a more favorable view of the
unknown quantity," which, he thought,
might "turn out somewhat of a sur
prise," it was generally felt that the
older and more experienced observer
was more likely to be right. But it is
very unfortunate for Persia that Muz
affer-ed-Din should have failed. His
father was a brutal despot in many
ways, but he gave Persia the strong
government which she needs, and
checked every attempt on the part of
either priests or officials to make them
selves independent of the central pow
er. A weak, disorganized Persia must
not only be a prey to anarchy but is
also a perpetual temptation to Russia,.,
and, therefore, a menace to the gen
DID NOT REMEMBER HIM.
Stan Parsons Shocked Even the Man
From Western Kansas.
"Speaking of gall," said the western
Kansas man, as he threw away the
stub of the cigar he had taken from
the pocket of the real estate agent, "the
sublimest chunk of it I ever witnessed
was at Hutchinson in 1879, when Presi
dent Hayes and Gen. Billy Sherman
and other celebrities were making a
tour across the continent. When the
train stopped at Hutchinson the presi
dent stepped out on the platform to
give the crowd a chance to see him
and shake hands. Among the crowd
was a harumscarum yahoo by the
name of Stan Parsons, whose widowed
mother in New York had stocked a
cattle ranch for him on the Medicine
in the hope that he might do some
good for himself. Stan spent most of
his time in loading up with volumin
ous jags, and was engaged in this sort
of business when the presidential
party passed through Hutchinson. He
staggered into the line which was pass
ing the car platform, and as he came
opposite the step President Hayes
reached out, caught his hand with a
cordial grasp and remarked in his
hearty way: 'How do you do, sir?' I
am glad to see you.' Stan stopped, bal-
REAR ADMIRAL MONTGOMERY SICARD.
anced himself unsteadily, looked care
fully at the president and remarked
with the apparent regret of a man
whose memory had failed him: 'Well,
mister, you've got the advantage of
me. Can't remember, to save my life,
where I ever met you before."
HUNGRY BRITISH AND TRADE.
Their Capacity for Food Consumption I
A correspondent of the London
Times, writing on the subject of Brit
ish trade, gives some interesting facts
and figures to prove that the capacity
of Englishmen for food consumption
is gradually increasing. During the
years from 1891 to 1895 the total con
sumption of meathome and foreign
combinedwas 121 pounds per head,
against an average of 112 pounds for
the four preceding years the years of
1896 and 1897 show a still further in
crease. Of butter, cheese, eggs, sugar
and tea, taken together, the consump
tion per head has more than doubled,
so far as tney are imported, since 1808,
and it is said the home supply of the
first three articles has increased in the
same proportion as populationthat
is, by 25 per centsince 1868.
The correspondent continues: "We
were said, some thirty years ago, to
have drunk ourselves out of the Ala
bama difficulty. Let us hope that we
are not now, as a nation, overeating
ourselves into another difficulty. "We
have now the largest and most mag
nificent business that the world has
ever seen but, liko all other very bli?
businesses, it needs constant, careful
watching, in order t? be quite sure that
it is profitable as wei: s big."
Will Teach Them a Lesson.
The editor of an exchange says he is
a true Christian, an adamantine pillar
of the church and loves sacred songs,
but when he hears a man who owes him
three years' subscription singing "Jesus
Paid It All," he feels like Shedding his
Christianity for a few monments to go
over with a club and give him a receipt
^.L.N. Stevens, the dramatist has taken up his
torical romance. Hg first work in the new field
is to be called "The Continental Dragon."
While Sir Walter liesant is wondering what
literary form *ill succeed the "vanishing novel
Dr Weir Mitchell's "Hugh Wynne"is selling at
the rate of 300 copies daily.
Keeps Hi at a Distance.
"Why does Todgere' typewriter girl always
It by an open window 1"
"Because Todgers can't stand a draft."
ileveland Plain Dealer.
"Dear me, Mr. Brisket, what splendid
"Yes, ma'am -my own make3lx to a
cund." (But he didn't say he had been using
is son's tire inflator.)Ally Sloper.
Gilbert Parker, chief of the Canadian novelists,
is to be set forth by the.MacMillian's in a uni
form edition. It is becoming quite the fashion
to honor living authors in this way, as, witness
Biley, Kipling et al.
Large varieties of latest models can be found in
the late numbers of McDowells Fashion -Journa
(published at 4 West 14th Street New *ork) "La
Mode de Paris" i 33.50 a year, 35 cents a single
copy. 'Trench Dressmaker" is 83.00 a year and
0 cents a single copy.
Mr. Van Skyter (to newly imported maid, who has seated herself at the table)Bridget! How dare you? Do you know. with.
Whom you are silting down to eat?
The May number of Current Literature is at
hand with ita abundant store of good things, liter
ary and informational. All of the departments
re well fi'led and interesting, as asual, the ed
toria's being specially strong and timely An
other timely feature this month is the compilation
of newspaper verse entitled, "Remember the
The warlike and unprecedented condition in
which the United States is now involved adds
great force and interest in tbe mind of every
thinking man to the weighty and well-considered
words in which Hon. Richard Olney, late Sec
retary of State, discusses in the May Atlantic ou
unfortunate, as he thinks, international Ise-lar
OFFICER OF THE DAY.
The warlike conditions of tbe time give piog
nant and impressive interest to Secretary Omey's
statesmanlike paper, in the May Atlantic, on tbe
International Isolation of the United States, and
his well weighed suggestion that the time is com
ing when this policy should be abandoned, and we
should no longer hold ourselves aloof and stand
alone in the family of nations.
Todd's New Astronomy. By David Todd, M.
A., Pb D., Professor of Astronomy and Director
of the Observatory, Amherst College. Cloth, 12m
500 pages. Illustrated! Price 91.30. American
Book Company, New York, Cincinnati, and Chi
cago. This new astroromy is designed to meet
the present requirements of school and students
for a practical and scientific text-book in this im
portant and most interesting: studv.
The Waverly Magazine for May will publish in
Us four weekly-parts more than 20 sboat stories,
among which we notice the following: A Ring
and a Master, by Lillian Quiller Conch. Winters
and Summers, by^J. Be Q. Doneboo. Lost in the
Bnsh, by E. W. Hoixfttng. A New England Quar
rel, by Jane Power Rowe. A Blue Umbrella, oy
H.S.Keller. The Sin of Minerva Lane, by Mrs.
H.W. Thompson. 'TwJxt Twelve and One, by
A SUNDAY COCK FIGHT IN HAVANA.
Story of Aeneas. By B. M. Clark, author of
"Story of Troy," etc. Cloth, ISmo, 203 pages
with numerous illustrations. Price 45 cents"
American Book Company, New'York, Cincinn
ati and Chicago. This book presents in a simple
narrative the history of the wanderings and adven
tures of the celebrated Trojan hero and his com.
panlons after the destruction of Troy, including a
great varieties of events and incidents, which, as
related by the famous Boman poet, have beenjread
with delight for nearly 2,000 years.
The Student's Manual of Physics. For the
Study Boom and Laboratory. By LeRoy C.
Cooley, Ph. D., Cloth, 12mo, 448 pages. Price4
81.00. American Book Company, New York
Cincinnati and Chicago. It is now recognized
that the best method of studying any science is
by wise combination of oral instruction including
illustrative experiments, of textbook study, and
of original laboratory investigation. It presents
a clear, systematic treatment of the chief laws of
Minna von Barnhelm, A comedy in five acts.
By Ootthold Ephriam Leasing, Edited for school
use by Lambert, Board, 12mo 15 pagee.
Price, 50 cents. American Book Company, New
York, Cincinnati and Chicago. From its first
issue in print and'representation on the stage in
1765 down to the present day Le&sings great
comedy has continued to be a popular favorite
It was thefirstgreat German drama dealing with
living events, and it still maintains its plaoe as
the-typical comedy of German-literature
A school history of the United States,.by John'
Bach McMaster, professor of American history
in the University of Pennsylvania, cloth, 12mo,.
507 pages, price $1.00, American Book Company,
New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago. The
present volume is remarkable not only for con
taining a treatment of. the subject entirely, new
to school histories, but for the remarkable power
of condensation which it exhibits, combined
with a masterly literary style which render* the
whole narrative one of absorbing interest
American Comprehensive Arithmetic. By M'
A. Bailey, A. M., Professor of Mathematics- in
the Kansas State Normal School. !2mo, 3l4i
pages. Price 65 cents. American Book Company,
New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago* This book
possesses many new and striking features which
distinguish it from ordinary arithmetics, and-,
whiehwill undoubtedly recommend it to those
teachers and school officers who are looking for a
text-book which teaches arithmetic as It is- ap-
plied in businessand used the-every dav affairs
i A Brief GermanGrammar. By Hjalmer Edgren
Ph. D.. aud Lawrence Fossler, A. M.. of the Uni
versity of Nebraska. Linen, 12 mo, 181 nages.
Price, 75 cents American Book Company, New
York, Cincinnati and Chicago. This brief Gram
mar is designed to prepare the way for reading,
writing and speaking the German language, on
he basi a systematic knowledge of its gram
mar. The presentation is thq rougli. scientific and
and practical, and aims to give the beginner an
intelligent knowledge Of the language at' the
earliest possible moment.
A Laboratory Manual in Practical Botony. By
Charles H.Clark, A. M., D. sc, Principal of
Windsor Hall School, Waban, Mass. Cloth, 12mo,
271 pages. Illustrated. Price 96 cents. American
Book Company, New York, Cincinnati, and Chi
cago. The course of botanical study here out
lined is intended to give the student a genera
view of the subject, and at the same time to lay a
foundation npon which mare advance" studies
may be built. The central object is the study of
the life histories of plants their modes of repro
duction, manner of I ife, etc.
Greek Prose Composition. By BenryC. Pear
son. A. B. Flexible cloth, 12mo. 187 pages.
PriceT 90 cents. American Book Company, New
York, Cincinnati and Chicago, The aim of this
book is to combine a thorough and systematic
study of the essentials of Greek syntax, with
abundant practice in translating and in compos
ition!. The first part of the book consists Of
graded lessons in Greek syntax designed for use
in the seeond year's study of Greek, thereby
serving, as a review of the first year's work
and as an introduction to composition work
in connection with the reading of Zenophon's
Xenophon's Cyropjedia. Abridged for schools
and edited by Clarence W. Gleason, A. M., Flex
ible cloth. 12mor32& pages. Price, $1.25. Amer
ican Book Company, New York, Cincinnati and
Chicago. Of Xenophon's works tbe Cyropaedia
differs from the Anabasis Hellenica in being rath
er an historical romance than a real history, but is
inferior to neither of tbem in interest or literary
value. Its elaborate scheme for education and
government, and its ideal story of the good and
wise King (Oyrnefc whose bravery, prudence, and
high sense of justice brought together many strong
nations-into one vast empire, give it greater in
trinsic i nverestto the general student than the
The story of Japan,. By R. Van Bergen, M. A.
Cloth, 12mo, 294pages, American Book Company
New York, Cincinnati and Chicago, Our books
on geography and history touch but lightly on the
Japanese Empire, though it is now reckoned
i among the foremost nations of the earth. This
I book has been written to give children a correct
idea of the Japanese Empire, and of the impulses
which led to lis wonderful progress in the past
quarter of a century. It describes in the enter
taining forui of stories, the principal events in
Japanese history of the past, the steps which led
:te the reforms and progres3 of the present', The
peculiar features and conditions of the presen
Applied Physiology for Advanced Grades.
Includidgthe Ejects off Alcohol and Narcotics
By Fsank Overton* A. M., M. D., Late House
Surgeon to the City Hospital, New York- Cloth.
12.moj. 438pages,.. With Illustrations and Dia
grams. Prise, 80* cents. American iiook Corn
panp, New York. Cincinnati and Chicago. This
book represents-a new and radical departure from
the old time method punsued in teaching phisiol
ogy. It begins-with the study of the cells of the
body as-tbe units-in which life exists and acts, and
with this as the basis of treatment, shows theU
relation to all the-elements-of the human body
and all the process od atunan action. This is
:tbe keynote of the- treatment throughout cne
The Woods aro Full of 'em.
it is worth remembering that no news
pa^er ie printed especially for one p,r
sou. People who become greatly di.*
pleased with something they find in
newspaper, should remember tbat tit.
very thing that displeases them ia ex
actly'the thing that will moBt pleas*
somebody that has just as much interes.
\n the paper as they have. It takes j?'
kinds of people to make a world we
told, and the patron* of a newspaper arc
Tiade of tbe elements of the world.
man may ha^e a dislikefortobacco, bat
he is not foolish enough to complain
his Rror*r'-9Mun b-oaua* ne keeps it fo
flJUMM THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
ATMS AND METHODS
flw aim of this school la to do practical wo*.
hi kehtlncmen toward acceu in the miadMiy.
Its MUM f tuiy is broad ami practical
Uaato an U^ its work is thoroogfc: Urn i
M fresh, systematic, clear and simpi*.
COURSES O STUDY.
Conn* f Study occupies
ymn,mSwmn it* limes of work ia ik* seres*!
ispartBMBts of theological inftTuction manaUf
warned laths toatUag theological miaarie
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Aid frost loans wttaoat Interest, and gifts et
Meads, are granted ta deasmag stadents who ds
thsir almost ia the line ef self-help. Ne yooag
sua with crses. gifts, and energy, need be
prived of the advantages now opened to htm a
Gate Seminary. For farther particulars addr-ese,
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tGKSTErW NORTON UNIVERSITY
e*NC sraiita, BU^UTT eotfNTv, KV.
"tnduatrial: training will set to motion ton thouasBB
REV. WAT. 3'. EStmOBU, P. D., LL. P..
i'Jofbuader and first Chsaoblf3fc.
The Sekstsin Norton TJaivenity is situated at Cast,
Spring, Ky., twenty-nine aulas from Louisville, Ey.,-ia
one of the most nealthy and quiet settlements in thf
Statethe county being what is knem as a prohibitica
county for many yean. Tbe building and grounds are
on a lofty bill of rich, rolling land, surrounded on all
sides by mountain streams, dashing miniature cataracts.'
high mountains, peopled with timber of many varied'
species. In this quiet .treat away from the buatl*
ity life, free from the unhealthy seductions and allure*
mentBof ptaces of vice and unwholesome amusements.,
onefindsatndyeasy, recreation helpful, and the physics*
powers developed and secured, ill this playsso uniae
portant part in a student's life and-is aptly suited to I S
who desire toprepare for an active life.
o^aphy, Cabinet Making, Plain Sewing,
lyonWcrS, Telegraphy, Printfw,
tailoring, Cooking. Bus&*cp Oollesa
Apiacultura, Poultry Raising, Press flaking.
Barber Shop. Carpentry,
Work Shops in Woods and Metals,
Shorthand and Type Writing,
fainting in OU and Water,
The above departments are under.competent profeii
sors and instructorsgraduates and specialists in ths
branches they teach. They hail fromOberlm, Howard
State University, Chicago Manual Training School, 8tts
Kormal School, Bhode Island, and other of oar belt
Our classes and studies are so arranged thatetndents
may study what is most desirable^ leave off at anv stage.,
recruit their health or finances, aadretnvntoiomptets:
the course at any future time. Thetime toflnigbaaf
course is the least possible, consistent with thorough
work in all departments.
Board,roosc. fuel, tuition nd washing^2S flOpermoatlfc
Studeiun may entei \tany tim* intheyear
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Deserving students may have the privilege-of extife
reduction in proportion to the work tney are wiiKng tf
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rate but on account of the verr high ^character of tar
work done. Our accommodations -are^firsVclass -aaa
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No saloons. 269 white and 217 Afro-American
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Admits Men and Women of all Races*
$30. Ninth Year, opens Sept. 14th.
Well Equipped, Thorough Instruction
Address 5318 St. Charles.
NEW ORLEANS. LOUISIANA
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Departments: Colleee, Preparatory,. Normal
English, Music, Shorthand, Typewriting. Indus-,
tral Training for girls.
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Pharmacy, Music, Missionary Trahiinar College
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