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THE SOKAKTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY MORNING-, JUNE 8, 1897;
IU Rome Reading Circle
THE RACE-MEET OF
(Copyright, 1890, by, tho
"And, MIsa Gordon, don't fall to Wave
that special story on 'The Idosyn
cracles of areAt Editors' In early to
morrow cvcnlnir. Eight o'clock is the
limit. How's your matorlal7 Have
you got It all In now except that inter
view with Hnrbeson?"
"Yes, and more than I expected. I
have Interviews with Hunt, of the Call
Heck, and AVarren, of the Athletic
"Ah, they're no trood, but I suppose
we might as well run them. Got pho
tos, I suppose? Well, that's all right,
but the whole thing's no good at all un
less you get Harbcson. The fctory
won't go without him. You know he's
down ut his country place, Ionia, don't
.you? By the wav, how will you get
there after all' The trolley doesn't run
within three ml lea of the place."
Miss Gordon smiled calmly.
' Easily enough. I Ehall go down on
"Oh, by Jove, of cours?. I forgot. I
nctully suppose I shall yield to the
fascinations of the thlngr myself some
day if I ever get time. If you make the
trip on your wheel you can get the
story In an hour or so earlier, can't
"No, I think not, Mr. Underwood.
You see its ton miles further each way
bj the route I hv to take."
"Well, anyhow, don't lose any time.
Come' straight to the offlce and rush up
your copy. Jolly up old Harbemn and
make him tpli you why thirteen Is a
lucky number for him lie never tells
the story the same way twice. Harbc
son's thirteen story Is famous In every
club In tht country, and we might as
well publish bis latest version of It."
Josephine Gordon walked down tho
long, narrow hull of th'e office to the
elevator with a rralfsmlllns, half-re-Jlectlve
loek on her fac. "If only
something would happen," she said, In
an undertone. . . f
"What! talking to ..yourself, when
ycu mlnht havn yourivloqiunee appre
ciated by others?" said a voles In her
"Ah.Mr. Scott, here again! Have you
bribed chance to meet mo at every turn,
especially if I happen to fall Into my
old habit, of saying things In solilo
quy?" , "I have not bribed chance, but I am
willing to do so for tle sake of hearing
you say things in soliloquy or other
wise," replied thfe young man with a
serious all that lent an additional
meaning to his words. "I have not
seen you for days," he went on rapidly,
ns though to stop her reply. "When
nre we to have another spin together?
1 was going to trv to reach you by tel
ephone this evening an'd 'ask you to
ride to Vernonvllle with ma iompr
row." "I should love to' take 'the "tilp, bill It
Is impossible. I have to, o out to
Ionia on an assignment tomorrow, and
I should be back In town by six or sl.
thlrty at the lat?st."
"To Ionia," said Scott, cheerfully:
"why. that's all right. I can take the
North River road on the way bai'k and
get to Ionia at about the time that you
will be leaving. I have to go to Vernon
vllle on business which will take me
about two houra to transact, and that
will make it in' the very nick of time
for mo to ride home with you."
"Hy all means," said the girl, with
unwonted cordiality "My twenty-rtve
miles home will bo a good deal shorter
than my twenty-five miles out."
'They will be the shortest twenty
five miles I ever rode," said Nelson
Scott, with a return of his eavnsst
manner, "and, besides, I must so you
soon and tell you of un Important
prospect for my plans In th'e near fu
ture, end this may ba the last time I
shall have the opportunity bafore the
i ace-meet of the Atlanta wheelmen at
Manhattan Beach on the 23th, us I am
training for that."
The -girl looked surprised "Your
affairs seem to have changed a good
deal since I last haw you. I thought
you had finished racing for the sea
son." "So I thought myself, but I have
changed my mind and have decided to
enter for tho- $600 cush prlz,e in the mile
handicap for professionals. I've been
looking the entries oyer and I see all
the men uro In my class except one or
two I don't know much about, and I'm
going upstairs now to nsk Boyd nbout
them. It is a fair prize, and as the Na
tional circuit closes soon, it's about my
last charce, so I sh'all enter."
"I hope you'll lead at the tape and
come In far ahsad of the field, ' said
Miss Gordon. "I shall have to sro down
and lool. on and se6 that the race Is
"Come down and be my mascot, will
you?" scald Scott, eagerly. "Say that
you'll be there, and 1 11 secure you a
box In front of the Judges' stand, so
that you can see ecrylhlng perfectly.
Will you come' '
"Certainly, thank you. And tho Im
portant prospective changes In your
plans what are they?"
The young fellow drew himself to
his full height and loomed up In the
gloom of the dingy hall until tho
athletic outlines of his figure seemed
to (hdllei:ue the glrl'a admiring gaze.
For a full moment he stood thus, look
ing Intently at her, as though engaged
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ATLANT S WHEELMEN
In some nwkwanl speculation. Some
thing of his mood seemed to communi
cate Itself to her. She drew her gloves
nervously through her hands.
"You have not heard the news, then?
There Is talk of taking a team of first
class racing men to Australia. If they
go, I shall go.
Miss Gordon suddenly leaned against
tho wall. Scott looked at her keenly.
"To Australia!" she said, rather
"Yes; Australia's one of th'e greatest
countries on the earth for all kinds of
sports and athletics, you know, and if
we take a team of our be3t men out
thero we will show them a thing or
two. It Is thought that the affair will
be a big success. I've wanted to get
out ther-i with the team it will be ex
nctly the chancr- I have been looking
Miss Gordon had recovered some of
her usual manner.
"But why do you wish' to go to Aus
tralia?" she asked.
"Simply because- it will bo to my In
terest to do so, but I wish very much
to talk to you about some arrange
ments I should like to make before I
go. I shall tell you all about it fomor
iow afternoon whim we come home to
gether, By the way, I think I heard
you say you wished something would
happen. May I inquire if you would
consider my going to Australia In the
light of something happening?"
Miss Gordon's fa'je changed some
what in the dim, light.
"Hut you may not go," she said.
"On the contrary, the chances are
that I shall go; and I want you to
help me lay my plans."
The girl looked at him with humor
ous suspicion In her eyes.
"Do you mean to say that you actu
ally expect me to help you to lay plans
to go to Australia?" she asked.
She was silent.
"Tell me," he insisted, "will you help
me to lay plans to go?"
"Well, If you are unwilling to do
that, will you help me to lay a plan
that will make It worth while to come
"1,11 hive to think about it. I'll sea
you tomorrow afternoon, and we'll
talk It over. I shall have to ba satisfied
first that you are reallv going. Some
how It doesn't sound like one of the
things that rc-illy happen."
"It will after I tell you about it.
Au revolr, then. I'll meet you soon
after three o'clock tomorrow after
noon." Josephine Gordom was. spinning
along the famous Kings county 'road
th, next day, as charming a picture
of glowint; health' and physically per
fect womanhood as one could find in a
But, for once, her reflections were
not of her usual happy and optimistic
turn. All the life and beauty and ex
quisite serene repoe of the day were
borne in upon her and reacted upon
her physical sense with their never
falling charm, but mentally Bhe felt
a strange depression. Something
huunted the undercurrent of her
thoughts that she could not shake off,
and as she rode she Involuntarily re
called the ftrange dream sho had had
the nlgat before, ("mi her return to her
home ehe had plefeed up one of the
popular magazines, and the first article
that met her eye was a long and In
terring one on the rapidly disappear
ing forms of life In Australia and th'ose
already etinct. With an exclamation
of surprls?, and an unuttered wonder
whether eveiyone were suddenly In
terested In Australia, sho began to
read. The article was fascinating, and
it was late when she closed the book
and prepared to retire. Her last wak
ing thoughts were still HxeJ on this
curious and comparatively unknown
continent with 1U wtlrrt life forms,
and when at last her speculations
cpnsed, and the fell isleep, she dream
ed, and In her dreams she searched
with ull the ardor of a savant for an
anlm.il, curious and extinct, with a
formidable name. She rode through
strange and ,'rotesquo forests on her
wheel, nor thought It odd that It was
an Improved pattern that rode easily
over the trunks of gigantic trees fall
en In her path. She heaid the long lost
arlmal crashing through the growth
In the forest Just ahead of her, and felt
that soon she would discover the form
that had for centuiles been lost to
the world. "I will lock all over Aus
ttalla," sho said, firmly, "but I'll ilnd
it." At that moment she rode into a
clearing In tho forest, and the prehis
toric animal in all its primeval un
couthness of outline dawned upon her
sight. "I have found It'" she cried in.
Joy, and then Nelson Scott was stand
ing beside her and saying: "And yet
you said you would never come to
"And J wouldn't, either," sho con
cluded, with an increased speed. "Par
Is, London, Berlin, anywhere but Au
stralia, Thank goodnees, here's 'Ionia,'
The green, handsome house stood
well back from the road in a stately
lawn surrounded by a thick, luxuriant
hedge that was a particular prldo of
the maater of the place. Not another
house was in sight. The place seemed
deserted; not even a servant was to bo
seen. Josephine dismounted Just Inside
tha hedge and paused in admiration of
the beautiful landscape gardening of
the grounds. Then, noting the quiet
aspect of the place, she quietly put her
wheel safely Inside the hedge- in a
cot nor and went up to the house.
"And that's why 13 Is a lucky num
ber for me," concluded Harbeson. It
was an hour later, und Josephine stood
In the drawing-room with her couitly
host, a gentleman of the old school,
who in his latter days never failed to
let the ula of his hum6r lighten the
path of thoso who still had all the way
' I am pleased to know that you ride
a wheel," he continued. "It Is th'e fln--st
invention of th'e century for both
men and women, and it Is giving us
better roads, better people and better
laws all the,tme. I notice that the
growth of cycling in foreign countries
is something . phnomenal this past
ear. In Australia, for instance.-the
recent interest Is remarkable, and If a
team of our racing men go there, as
is contemplated, It will give a great
Impetus to tho sport. Do you think
you would evr carp to visit tho Anti
podes yourself, Miss Gordon?"
"I wonder if I made decent adieus,"
soliloquized Josephine, ns she went
down the walk. "There must be a con
spiracy to foist Australia upon me,
whether I want it or not. Nelson will
1 hero in a minute, I supposs. I'll Just
run up the road and tell him I've
hoard enough of Australia. She had
reached the corner of the hedge where
she had 'eft her wheel. It was no
where in sight. She felt a' -sudden
qualm, but was reassured as she saw
an old servant opproachlng her." "Have
you seen my blcycle7" she asked, anx
iously. "I left It here an hour or so
The old man touched his hat re
spectfully. "No, miss. I came In
about an hour ago myself, and have
and It was not hero when I camo in."
Josephine felt herself grow weak.
"My beautiful wheel," sho fcald, faltor
Ingly. "Oh, If it Is gone, what shall I
The old servant looked at her sympa
thlzlngty. "i fenr, miss," he said.
Joaephlnt burst Into tears. "Oh, my
Wheel'" she cried.
"I'm very sorry you took the risk of
leaving It here, miss," said the. old
man, with evident sympathy; "thero
are many bicycle thieves at work of
late, and a number of line wheels
have been stolen. Give me a descrip
tion of your wheel, und Mr. Harbe
son will gladly assist you In recovering
JosppViIno groaned. "Oh, I shall nev
er get It )ack," she said.
"Do not think that; thers are good
chances that you may recover It. You
had better come up to tho house and
see Mr. Hatbeson, and he will send you
to town in a conveyance or have you
driven-over to the trolley, which ever
The kindness of tho old servant re
called to Posephlne the trip to town
with Scott that was now lost.
"I thank you," she said, falterlngly,
"but It Is not necessary. I can Just as
well walk over to the trolley."
"It Is not to be ttpuht of" began
the old man, when at that moment a
swift whir was heard near by, and ere
Josephine could reply Nelson Scott
ro3e up to the hedge and dismounted.
"Ah, here you are," ho said, gayly.
"I thought I should find you on the
road, and was Just beginning1 to think
I h'ad missed you. Will you "
"My wheel has been stolen," gasped
Then, her agitation belli'; too much
for her, the old servant explained the
circumstances to Scott.
"This is bad," ho said, "but we shall
fix it all right. Don't despair of getting
It back. It was a Zeno, wasn't it, and
what Is the number?"
"14,277. Oh, Do you think I can ever
set it back?"
"Get it back? Why, of couise, we'll
get It back. I will devote myself to
the business of getting It back, and
will turn amateur detective for tho
sake of recovering It. If I do not get
It, I will give you a new one", so cheer
up and prepare to go biok to town
at once, for it lu getting a little late
for you with that Important ptory."
"You must be driven over," said tho
old servant. "I will have the buggv
for you In a moment." As he disap
peared, Scott gently slipped his arm
about the girl's waist and looked down
Into her eyes until a warmer tint
crept up under the clow of her cheek.
"I will find your wheel for you or
make Its loss good to you," ho said.
"Do not let that worry you for a mo
ment. I have mote important things
for you to think about". I hlav lost my
ride with you this afternoon, and we
will not have time to consult about
plans for my Australian trip, but re
member that I shall see you boon and
expect to have your advice."
"Are you really going?"
"It looks even more so today than
yesterduv. 1 heard some news In Ver
nonvllle which points to the trip being
an accomplished fact. Tell me, will
you assist mo with my plan?"
His ioice, the warm pressure of his
arm, sent a thrill thugh the girl, yet
even then a certain feminine perversity
kept Iver from uttering tho words sho
felt impelled tc say.
"I will help you, if you win the han
dicap at the race meet," sho replied.
Scott's eyes flashed. "Dou you mean
that?" he cried. "I'll win that race if
It's the last thing I ever do." '
As Josophlue was whirled over to the
trolley she speculated vnguely on her
For a week after this episode Scott
devoted himself to' the task Of- trying
to find a stolen wheel. Incidentally it
beemed to him that everybody in the
Metropolitan district either had a
relatives of everyone he knew were In
th'at predicament. Hunc where he
would bo heard nothing but stolen
wheels, until after following up several
false trails he almost decided to give
up the search and cut the matter short
by leaving It in the hands of the po
lice. He followed up trail after trail
In the seatch, but without success.
Josephine's wheel had disappeared as
completely us if it had suddenly drop
ped Into the earth. His meetings with
her were almost as unsatisfactory as
his search for the bicycle She did noj;
avoid meeting him, but she wbj tan
talizing and evasive to a degree that
mode him wonder if he had any chance
afti'r all. His own affairs and Joss
phine's peremptory occupation left him
but little time before tha race meet to
draw her attention to th'e question
nearest his ii It rest, and go the days
flew validly by until the fve of the
Scott was taking a leisurely spin on
the upper boulevard. It was early In
the evening and the famous wheelway
presented its usual animated appear
ance. Youths and maidens flashed by
with the glow of health on their cheeks
and the sparkle of innocent enjoyment
In their eyes. "How much better,"
soliloquized Scott, "than the hot, stuffy
atmosphere of the ballroom. If ever
there was an absolutely Ideal pleas
ure, It surely Is cycling. I don't sup
pose any harm ever came of it, unless
it is stealing somebody's wheel, I
wonder who the dickens got that one
of Josephine's there's small chance
that I shall be able to find it for her."
A wheelwoman In front of him, who
for a moment had handled her wheel
rather uncertainly, suddenly lost con
trol of it and fell. Scott was by he'r
side In a moment."
"Allow me to assist you. Are you
Tho girl got up with agility and be
gan to brush tho dust from her gown.
"Thank you very much; I am not
hurt at all, I suppose I should not
have come out alone without more
practice, but I wanted to try all by
myself so much. If you -will kindly
light my lamp for me I shall be able
to go on all right."
"With pleasurp," replied Scott; but
as he lit the match and saw tho wheel
he uttered an exclamation It was Jo-
, sephlne's. The girl had a frank, Inno
The Shopper" This is too gay.
to my own face."
"Something figured or plain ?"
cent face, and Scott Instantly decided
that, no matter by what means she
had come Into possession of It, she was
not to blame. "I see you ride a Zeno,"
ho said, carelessly. "Did you over try
"No, and not this ono very long. It
Is not my wheel; I am on It for the
first time. I rented It for an hour at a
shop down on the boulevard.
"The story was out. Scott under
stood it all. He explained the circum
stances of the case, and the girl, who
was deeply mortified at being Innocent
ly riding on a stolen wheel, rapidly
coiibented to accompany him to the
shop. The proprietor was slightly ac
quainted with the boy who had sold It
to him, and had considered him trust
worthy. The enterprising youth did not
put In an appearance for some time,
but before midnight Scott had the sat
isfaction of seeing him arrested and
of giving his promise to appear against
him at 9 o'clock the next morning.
"The pretty girl was promptly fur
nished with another wheel, and aB
Scott headed homeward he reflected
that If he won the race the next day
he might have use for the handsome
tandem that had been given him a day
or two since.
It was the day of the race meet.
Clear and brilliant skies, a balmy-air
and a gentle breeze made most auspi
cious conditions for the races. Down
at the Beach.frpm early morning, there
were evident the preparations for the
events of tho day. In and about the
training quarters thero were the Inevi
table bustle and confusion of the final
efforts of tho men to appear In the pink
of condlton. Trainers, track managers
and some of the officials began to ar
rive early, and by eleven o'clock the
scene was an animated one, and one
of interest even to the uninitiated. The
hard, white track, on which the battles
wero to be fought out so soon, lay In
a broad, rlbbon-Hke oval In the bright
sunlight, and over it now and then
there speeded some of the flyers An a
preliminary warming-up for the strug
gle for prizes well worth the winning.
There was at least one prize not sched
uled on the programme, but no one
knew that, save the man who deter
mined, as he shot his wheel over the
shining course in a trial spin, that that
prize must bo his ere the sun should
The unusual interest in the meet
caused the early arrival of many at
the track, and, although the races were
not scheduled to start before half-past
two o'clock, nearly all the officials were
on hand by noon. Judges, timers,
scorers, umpires, tho referee, tho clerk
of the course, the starter, the chairman
of the racing committee of the Atlantis
Wheelmen, and the official handlcapper,
all put In an appearance at a phenome
nally early hour.
"Looks as If we woie In for a great
day, doesn't It?" said Van Dyke, the
chairman of the racing commmlttee, to
one of the judges, as they met In the
training quarters. "The boys are all
full of the spirit of the thing, and every
one of them Is out for the prizes.
There's going to be some good sport
here this afternoon."
"That's right. Who's your choice?"
"Well, for once, I'm not risking a
guess. The men are pretty evenly
matched, you know, and what one
lacks In speed another may make up In
endurance. They're all anxious about
that Australian trip; everybody wants
to go out."
"Good stuff up for somebody today,
Walter," said Slater, one of tho racing
men, as he critically examined his
wheel. "By Jove, old fellow, you and
I are friends off the track, but I give
you fair warning, I shall go in to beat
you in that handicap, if I never do
"Good luck to you, my boy, good
luck. I'll just consider myself beaten
now. Hello, Nelson," as 'Scott entered,
"here already!, How are you on speed
today? I suppose you're liable to get
off that famous sprint of yours, that
winds In and out of other fellows'
finishes her work' as
fresh and bright as
her house is clean.
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wheels like a country rail fence, somo
time this afternoon."
"Perhaps," said Scott, rather absent
ly. "Jimmy, take this wheel and give
It a good cleaning and then take It to
the little room under the grand stand
and take care of it until I call for it
after tho races."
"Ah, ha! a lady's wheel," said At
kinson. "Oh, the story's out, Scott.
"We're all ready to send In our con
gratulations." "Thanks," said Scott, carelessly.
"You might as well present them now,
for I propose to win the handicap."
Out on tho track, a sextette, two
quads nnd several triplets and tandems
circled around under the watchful
eye3 of the ofilcials, who carefully noted
the action of the riders and the skill
with which they handled the machines.
Around and around they went, sailing
over the track with scarcely an effort
visible on the part of the riders, as
the impetus of thoroughly-trained
limbs propelled the wheels In a power
ful, gliding motion that was fascinat
ing 'to watch. It was difficult to real
ize that in a short- time single riders
would be following In the wake of the
vacuum of those machines, striving to
lower records already a testimony of
speed and endurance.
It was half-past one. Already the
grand stand, which had yawned In emp
tiness all the morning In front of tho
track, began to show signs of anima
tion in tho advance guard of those who
did not hold reserved seats, and who
came early to avoid the proverbial
rush. Tho Inevitable crowd of hangers
on for any sporting event were on hand
as usual, and the marshals began to
keep a watchful eye. The band arrived
and made preliminary essays at tho
popular but hackneyed tunes that were
BUpposed to enliven the events. The
flags over the Judges' stand fluttered
gayly In tho breeze. A whiff of salt air
from the bay drifted over the course,
The grand stand was filling rapidly
now, and groups began to appear In the
boxes. The hour for tho races was
close at hand, and the track was clear
and every man was in his quarters,
while the Judges' stand was filled.
There was an air of excitement that
was all pervasive. Directly in front of
the long row of boxes opposite the
Judges' stand about two score of news
paper men busily prepared to send the
news to their papers. Typewriters
clicked and two telegraph wires flashed
It was but a few minutes before the
signal for the first race that Josephine
and several friends wero escorted to a
box in the center of the circle by the
donor of ono of the trophies.
"One-piilo scratch, professional,"
read the girl with the red roses on her
hat. "How funny! What does 'scratch'
mean? It sounds awfully pugilistic."
Josephine was the authority for the
occasion, and she rose nobly to the sit
uation. "That means that all the men are on
the tape when the pistol is flred."
"I wish I knew ag" much as you,"
said 'the girl In tho buff top-coat. "It
seems perfectly wonderful to under
stand such things. It seems more fas
cinating than whist. I'm sure I be
gin to understand It nil. I'm so glad I
came. By the way, here's tho name of
Nelson Scott entered In the five-mile
handicap. He Is your friend, is he not?
I hear he is an awfully nice fellow, If
ho is a racing man."
Josephine flushed, "Is there any rea
son," she began, rather hotly, when
the sharp crack of a pistol announced
the first event, and a cheer went up
from tho grand stand as the racers
It was a one-mile affair, and as the
racers circled around the track, striv
ing for supremacy, amid the muslo of
the band and the applause of tho spec
tators, it was evident that the meet
had started under the most auspicious
conditions. Bace after nice was run
off smoothly. There was but little to
mar the afternoon's sport. livery man
Hll ffi? flit ..Sffl '
did his best, and onty the Inevitable uc
companlments of such an occasion In
terfered with tho legitimate racing.
There were several bad spills, owing to
fouls, elbowing, and th9 usual hicks
of the track, but no ono was badly
hurt. Thero were numerous surpris
es. Favorites were distanced, and
comparatively unknown, men won,
greatly to tho dlsuust of tho grand
stand, which had apparently made tip
its mind that only favorites should win.
Tumultuous applause greeted the local
favorites as they How by tho crand
stand on their way around tlw track,
whllo only troans, and In some wises
hisses, were given for the plucky ild
crs who In a number of Instances
made a mote gallant llvht with n dis
abled wheel than did tho winner who
labored under no dlsadv.intags. The
winners wero roundly cheered as they
made their way hack after slowing
down from tho terrlfle speed that car
ried them past the utanJ II ko a ball
shot from n cannon. The enthusiasm
grew with the afternoon. The peanut
nnd linvnado vendtis diovo n 1'wly
trade. Tho police wne Lcrt busy In
clearing tlut way to the grand stand
Thousands of late comers swarmrd '
Into every available nook and cornet,
nnd shortly after four o'clock, when
tho great handicap race wus called,
every Inch of space was black with an
enthusiastic crowd of humanity eag'V
to witness one of the most Important
races of the entire season.
To bo Concluded.
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ERIE MEDICAL CO., SUffltf:
' Our American Homes
and How to Furnish Them,"
Intending Furnituro buyers owe
it to themselves to examine our in
comparable stock and noto our
plainly-marked modcrato prices bc-
loro making their selection, even if
only requiring a single article.
Lines for Summer Furnishing embrace
ENAMELED BEDROOM SUITES
in nil tho various tints and doeorn
tions. BEDROOM SUITES In Birds-oye
Mnplo, Birch, Oak nnd Mnhoguny.
ENGLISH BRASS" BEDSTEADS in
nil tho new pnttorns nnd styles,
singlo, doublo nnd twin, from
$18.50 to $500.00.
ENAMELED IRON BEDSTEADS,
with brass trimmings; nil sizes
R.J. Horner & Co.,
Titrnlture Sinkers nnd Importer,
6i, 63, 65 W. 23d St., N. Y.
(Adjoining Eden Munoc.)
ON THE LINE OF THE
CANADIAN PACIFIC H
are located ths finest Aching and hunting
crouudB in the world. Descrlptlvo books
on application, 'tfekots to all points In
Maine, Canada and Maritime Provinces,
Minneapolis, St. Paul, Canadian and
United States Northwest, Vanvouver,
Boattle, Tacoma, Portland, Ore., San
First-Class Sleeping and Dining Oars
attached to all throusht trains. Tourist
cars full fitted with bedding, curtains
and specially adapted to wants of families
majr be had with second-class tickets.
Rates always less than via other lines.
For further information, time tables, etc
n application to
a V. SKINNER, Q. E. A.,
385 Broadway, New York.
FOR SALE BY THE e
ATLANTIC REFINING CO
Manufacturers of tho Celebrated
100,000 Barrels per Aanum
Health is Wealth.
DR. C. C. WEST'S
NERVE AND GRAIN TREATMENT
THE ORIGINAL; ALL OTHERS IMITATIONS.
Is sold tinder posIUto Written tmrnnt6e,
uyuauiurire-Mtmuuui only, 10 euro woatt Jueraon
Dizzlnms, Wakefulness. Fits, Ursterin, Qulok
py aumonrjg agents only, to cum Wook Memory.
uizzinm, vvaKeiuincss, uits, ursterin, uuloic
noss, NiRlit Louses, Kvil Dreams, Uick of Confi
donco. Nervousness, Lnstunde, nil Drains, youth-
...1 fPn-a A.V..M.U.1T..i,'nnl... Wl...
or Liquor, which leads to Misery, Consumption,
Insanity and Death. At otoro or by mail, 81 a
bsxi alx for $5; with written eunrnnteo to
euro or refund money. Mumplo pack
nzo, containing Ato days treatment, with full
mstracuona, za cents. Uno sampio only sola to
onch person. At store or by mall.
tSTRod Label Special
For Impotonc?. Loss ot
Pnwpr. Ijoat Alnnhnnfl.
Hterlllty or Dnrrenness ',
,51 a Iron six lor 15, with
tn nnn.ln!tllfTn,B. At .fnwv
Wm, Q. Clark, ji6 Perm, Ave., Scranton Pa,
HOI CROWN ASPARAGUS
I'resh Every Morutng.
DELAWARE STRAWBERRIES ,
Arriving Now, -
Cauliflower, Green and
Wax Beans; Egg Plahtj
I H. PHEL HBIIL III'
CRYSTAL LAKE, PA.
The opening of this famous resort un
der new management will take placs
early In June.
Situated In tlio southern corner of
Susquehanna county on tho shores ot
beautiful Crystal Lake, Fern Hall la
one of the most attractive plnces In tha
State of Pennsylvania to spend a few
weeks durlnc the heated term.
Every facility Is affordtd for tho en
tertainment of Its EUCStS.
Pun Mountain Air,
the table being supplied from Fern Hall
Postal Telegraph and Long Distance
Telephone service In the hotel.
Tally-Ho coaches make two trips
dally from Carbondale.
Write for Terms, Etc., to
Crystal Lak Dundaff, Pa.
THE MURRAY HILL
MURRAY HILL PARK,
The best located and best
furnished hotel on the St.
Lawrence river. Accommo
dations for 300 guests.
Opens June 25th, 18o7.
F. R. WHITE, Prop.
Glen Mountain House.
WATKINS, .SIMIUYI.KH COUNTY, N. Y.
On Hencca Lake. On line of New York Ccn
trnl, 1'ennn.A lwinin, und Lehigh Volley Hull,
roads. 1,100 feit uboc xeu. No miliaria.
New wntor works, supplying mountain
eprlns Muter. Nunltitry plumbing. Entirely
new mtiiiugomunt. Hplemlkl Ashing. 000
ncres, lni'liiillui;tho famous Wntklns Glen.
1'opular prices. Hpeolal rates for excursion
parties. J. It. KEUNAN, formerly Hotel
I'humberlaln, Mgr. Addiet.sV. K. HOI11N.
An cttsbllihed tote! under new mameement
asd thorouinlr abreast of the. tliuei. Vltltora to
Kew York will nnd the Everett In the Ten heart
-f tba Bhorptn? district, convenient to puces of
amusemr nt ana reidlly accessible from all parts
if the CUT. EUROl'KAM PLAN.
Cor. Sixteenth St. and Irving Place,
Day and Upwards.
Day and Upwards.
GEO. MURRAY, Proprietor.
The St. Denis
Droadway and Eleventh' St., New York,
Opp. Urace Church, European Plan.
Rooms $1.00 a Day and Upwards.
In a modest aud unobtrusive way thero ars
few better conductod hotels la ths metropolis
limn uie 01. ueuis.
Tho great popularity It hi acquired can
readily bo tracod to its unique loiatlon, Its
nomenit aimospuers, mu peculiar oiceusnoe
of Us oulslno and service, and Its Tory model-
WILLIAM TAYLOR AND SON.
Ml, Nil! HO Bill
tu. M. BATES. WsfrJtflTO ' u M' BATU