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It is romarkablo bow many peoplo
there are who have That Tired Fooling
and seem to think it is o? no impor
tance or that nothing noel bo dono for
it. They would not bo so oarolosa if
they roalized how really sariona tho
malady is. Bat they think or say "It
will go off after a while. "
We do not moan the logitimato
woorincss which all experience after a
hard day'B work, but that all-gone,
worn-out feeling whioh is ospooially
overpowering in tho morning, when
tho body should bo refreshed and
ready for work. It is often only the
Wicked, Deceitful Boy.
A subscriber to morning and evening
papers residing on the north side har
just made an interesting discovery o?
how papers aro stolen from doorsteps.
Pushed to desperation by losing pa
. per8 just the mornings he seemed to
want them the most, he got up early
tho first of tho week and watched.
Ho had not been at his post long
when a boy selling papers came along,
accompanied by a spaniel dog.
Ino boy was calling "Papers!" but
desisted when he reached the gate.
Pulling it open quietly, ho called to
the dog: "Hore, Boss, go in and g<!
The dog dashed into tho yard and
onto tho porch, grabbed the paper and
was out to thc boy in a twinkle.
Tho discovery may explain how a
boy can 6tantl at a front gate in an in
nocent attitude and yet be engaged in
a vory reprehensible practice.-Colum
Wanted to Engage Him.
"I say," said the business man to
the detective, "some fellow has been
representing himself as a collector of
ours. Ho has been taking in moro
money than any two of tho men wo
have, and I want him collared as quick
as you can."
"All right. PU have him in jail in
less than a week."
"Great Scott, man! I don't want
to put him in jail; I want to engago
Customer (femalo and unfair)-I or
dered ten yards of dress materiui nero
yesterday to bc sent; has it boen cut
Shopwalker-No, indeed; thc assist
ant said you hadn't been in yet to
change your mind.
May Week Celebration; Snvnnnali, Ga.?
.Hay 12.10, IS9.3.
It ban boen decided lo hold a May week cel
ebration in Savannah daring thc third wrck
in May. fur which a Very interesting pro
gramme has been arranged, including grand
carnival, large military parade and display,
Tybeedny with sham and naval battle, eic.
It ls also expected that several large war vos
e?is will be present.
Tho old reliable Central railroad of Georgia
will sell round-trip tickets May 12th to ltith,
limited returning May 18th, in>m nil points in
Georgia, and from Montgomery, Ala., und in
termediate points, to Savannah, at thc rato of
one fare for the round trip. '
For military companies in uniform, twenty
or more traveling in a body on one ticket from
stations within 300 m?es of Savannah and
from Montgomery, Ala., and intermediato
PpfiaflSMlmt1 ???j Pgr "*"" *** each dircc
JLifi?Uiauthorlz ?. "ti fliese ve#'"fOW-fir***"
every" one will have an opportunity of making
the trip to Savannah.
For further informalion, rates, schedules,
etc., apply to nny ticket accent of the Central
railroad system or S. Ii. .Webb, iravcllnsc pas
Fonuer agent, IC Wall street, Atlanta, Ga.
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Well, I ebould emile.
Threo dozen in a bor, and.
Yon can carry six ,
In your vest pocket.
Take ono every night.
After dinner, or at bcd time.
It Beats Congress water all hollow,
You always havo lt handy,.
The effect is b;ttcr, and 1
When yoa trivol C eaves freiqhU
I am an old traveler
And I get things down fine.
A 9 Ripens . Tabule
Is worth moro
Than any spring in ezistonco.
?* -oxcepi a door spring
1 hate a draught I
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forerunner of norvous prostration,
with nil the horrible suffering that
torm implies. That Tired Peeling and
nervousness are euro indications of an
impuro and impoverished condition of
the blood. Tho oravingof tho system
for help oan only bo met by purifying
tho blood. Hood's Sarsaparilla is tho
ono great blood purifier. It expels ali
impurities, gives vitality and strength,
regulates the digostion and makes tho
" IQ tho spring I felt very much run down
-no strength or appetite. I bo^aa to take
lljod'a Sarsaparilla and my appetito improv
ed aa-11 did not have That Tirad Feeling.'
ff. It. SQUIRES, East Lovcrott, Massachusetts
The Human Family.
The human family living on earth
oday consists of about 1,450,000,000
iouls-not fower, and probably more
Those aro distributed liberally all over
the earth's eurface, there being no
considerable spot on thc globo where
man has not made his home. In Asia
the so-called "cradle of the human
race," there are now about 800,000,000
people densely crowded together, an
averago of about 120 to every square
mile. In Europe there are 320,
000,000, averaging 100 to the
square mile, a population not
so crowded as Asia, but every
where dons?. In Africa thero are, ap
proximately, 210,000,000, and in thc
Americas-North, South and Central
110,000,000, theso latter, of course
lhinly scattered over tho broad areas
On the islands, large and small, there
aro probably 10,000,000 more. The
proportion of the extreme blacks and
tho whites, is as five to three; the re
maining 700,000,000 aro intermediate,
brown, yellow and tawny in color. Of
the entire race, 500,000,000 arc well
clothed, that is, they wear garments
of some kind; 250,000,000 habitually
go naked, and 70,000,000 only cover
the middle portions of the body ; 500,
000,000 livo in houses, 700,000,000 in
huts and caves, tho remaining 250,
000,000 virtually having no place to
lay their heads.
Furs of the Future.
Whut aro women going to do a
hundred years or so heneo for their
winter furs? Fur-bearing animals arc
rapidly being exterminated, and unless
soon protected there is reason to be
lieve future wearers of ermine, sable
and marten must pay fabulous prices
for tho privilege of being kept ele
gantly comfortable, while humblo or
dinary mortals will havo to resort to
imitations or to the skins of perennial
cats. Thc employment of 60 much
fur as a personal adornment has led to
a fearful slaughter of animals in Brit
ish North America, which was sup
posed to teem with material for cold
defying garments sufficient for all
time. But such is not tho case; tho
north is not so productive as the trop
ics, and we had better hang on to our
Russian sabio overcoats and frilly
ormino c ipes. There never may be
any mere- AW i or h Advertiser.
How Many Toes Has a Cat?
This was ono of the questions asked
of a certain class during examination
week ; and simple os tho question ap
pears to be, none could answer it. In
tho emergency, the principal was ap
plied to for a solution ; and ho also,
with a good-natured smile, gave it up;
when one of the teachers, determined
not to bo beaten by so simple a ques
tion, hit on the idea of sending out a
delegation of boys to scour the neigh
borhood for a cat. A feline was soon
secured and a returning board was at
ouce appointed and tho toes counted,
when, to the relief of all, it was learn
ed that a cat possesses eighteen toes,
ten on tho front feet and eight on the
A PoHonotiH .IfUr.
This fitly describes mia ina, a vaporous
poison winch breeds chills and fever, bilious
remittent, dumb ague, ague cake, and ia the
Impies dead'y typhoid forms of fever. Hos
teller's Stomach Hitters prevents and cures
these complaints. Uiliou-ncss, r oust ?pat ?on,
dyspepsia, nervous und kidney trouble, rheu
matism, neuralgia and impaired vitality arc
also remedied by the gnat restorative.
Al wa va try to look on thc bright side of
ii; trials and perplexities.
Dr. Kilmer's SwA&ir-R0 0T cures
all Kiducy and Bladder tronidos.
Pamphlet and Consultation frea.
Laboratory Binghamton, N'. Y.
Never excuse yourself from (loins a good
deed because it looks little.
Ilcnlth in Your Vest rocket!
A 1-ox of Ri pans Tabules can bc stowed
away in your ve-t pocket. It costs you only
CO cent-, and may save you a? many dollars'
worth of time and doctor bills.
Pl-o's Cure for Consumption has no equal as
a Cough medicine.-F. M. ABBOTT, ?3Seneca
St.. huiTalo, SC. Y., May 9,1?!)4.
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Mr?. Winslow's Sooth! ns Syrup for children
teething, softens the gums, reduces Inflamma
tion, alluj-s pain, cure9 wind colic. a bottli
Both the method and results -when
Syrup of Figs is taken? it is pleasant
and refreshing to the taftc, and acts
gently yet promptly on thc Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses tho Sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head- !
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is tho
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duce!., pleasing to the tasto and ac
ceptable to tho stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from thc most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have mado it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for sale in 50
cent bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for au y one who
wishes to try it. I)o not accept any
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Over (ho hills she carno,
Followed by singing birds
Tilling tho air with llamo
And melodious words.
Sudden tho valleys grew
Guidon, ?nd all the stroan^,
Waking to muslo, knew
Joy at the cud of dreams.
Whithu* .she took her way,
Blossom and bad and leaf
Gladdened again the day,
Hushing its voice of grief.
Etars lu the sky above
Sang, and tho quickening sod
Toit ut its heart the love
Spring-mid the touch ol God!
-Frank D. Sherman, iu Harper's Uaznr.
IG HT by tho old
sun dial I saw her
lirst ; about her was
a blaze ofsunshine ;
blood-red and vir
bent their beaute
ous heads beside
her. A hundred
sweet scents min
gled with tho warm
odor of ripening
frait, and tho
drowsy hum of a
solitary boo was the
only sound that
disturbed the sum
I had met her brother a month be
fore iu London. We had been school
fellows once upon a time, and when,
after years of separation, wo en
countered and recognized each other,
he gave mo an invitation to come and
Havitig accepted his invitation and
apprised him of tho day an 1 hour of
my arrival, I certainly expected to
find some sort of a conveyunco await
ing me at the small rustic station.
Such was not tho case, so, with tho
solitary porter's assistance, I engaged
a fly to convoy me to my destination.
When we stopped before a pretty,
low-storied house, whoso whito walls
were nearly covered with ivy and
other creeping plants, a neat maid
servant opened the door. The ex
pression of astonishment which tho
sight of my luggage for abrief instant
called forth was quickly suppressed as
?he bade tho driver deposit it in the
hall and ushered mo into tho dining
I had not been thcro many minutes
when the master of the house entered,
"My dear fellow," ho bogan almost
before he had opened the door, "I
don't know how to express my regret.
I have been so busy lately-1 am
writing a series of articles fer tho
Weekly Gazette-that I put your let
ter aside and forgot to tell my people
you wore coming."
1 'Pray, don't apologize, if I am in
tho way," I began.
"No, no; not at all," he hastily in
terrupted; "only I am soi ry you had
to come from tho station by yourself.
Would you li?co a littlo refreshment
now, or will you wait till dinner time?
Wo dine in half an hour."
1 'I should prefer waiting, " I replied.
"Then como up to my room at onco.
Tour own shall be got ready while you
are at dinner. "
Thus speaking, my host lcd mc to
his chamber, au arjartment of ampio
dimensions, but crammed with books,
pamphlets and periodicals.
--?Pe?i?ng- wrto ' mafctruSC~CTW? atcrcr '
? might require, ho begged mo to es
cuso him, as he had still a few para
graphs to add to an article ho wished
despatched by that night's post.
"If I am not back by tho timo you
havo finished your toilet you aro pretty
certain to find my sister in tho draw
ing room," ho added as ho loft mc.
I made tho best of myself that was
possible under the circumstances, and
as I brushed my hair was even able to
smile at Robert Elliot's short memory
and tho surprise which my coming
must havo been to his sister.
Ho did not return, so I ventured
downstairs unaccompanied. Au open
door showing au interior of softly
tinted harmony of books and pictures
and flowers, with lace drapery flutter
ing in tho gent?o breeze, and a delicate
tono of blue pervading tho furniture,
guided mo to thc'drawing-room.
It was empty, howovcr, but as I
gazed around at thc many sigu.s of
taste and refinement scattered about,
my preconceived notion of Miss Elli
ot, as a middle-aged spinster iu spec
tacles and wiry ringlets, who ruled
her brother aud his household with
impartial severity, and who attired
herself in sad-cclored garments, bogan
to waver and grow dim.
There was a youthful appearance
about this room somehow, a homelike
carelessness of arrangement, which to
gether with tho open workcasc, fitted
up with very fragile-looking tokens of
industry, a gold thimblo set in a rim
of precious stones, gilded scissors, and
a very fairy's web of dainty embroid
ery, relieved my mind of tho fear lest
I might bo domiciled with ono of my
special horrors- a strong-minded,
straight-backed female, delighting in
Dorcas meetings, coarse calico and
The smooth, green lawns, tho sur
rounding beds dazzling in pomp of
purple and gold, scarlet and blue,
tomptcd mo through the open window,
and tho quaintness of the floral ar
rangements lured mc onward from
path to path.
And so, walking slowly along, I
turned a corner and came faeo to face
with my "Queen of Beauty," my "Star
of Light." Her clasped hand? resting
on thc moss-grown stone, her eyes
dreamy and downcast, tho rich blood
mantling in her cheeks, and tho pale
cream huo of her dress suiting admir
ably tho magnificent brunette color
ing of skin and hair.
Screened from view by u clump of
evergreens, I stared on spellbound. 1
hnd seen many handsome women. Be
ing au artist, I was acquainted with
every ttylo of beauty, tho classical,
thc piquant, the stately and tho placid,
but never before hud I beheld so per
fect a face, so perfect a figure.
Of what was she thinking? Of
whom was shu dreaming? Wus she
wrapt "in maiden meditation fancy
free?" As I watchod her I almost
prayed that tho passionate nature,
which must of a surety bo combined
with such tropical southern type of
beauty, might still bo slumbering una
wakened, and that I might bo tho
happy prince who should summon it
to life ; that mino might bo tho kiss
that should call it forth ; that
There was a noise of Hwift footsteps
crushing the gravel of a neighboring
path, and ere I had time to movo from
my placo of espial a gontloman carno
burying forward, a glad, joyous ex
pression on his face.
At the sound of his hasty approach
the white jeweled fingers wero un
claflpod, the fair face aroused from its
abstraction, the dusky, luminous eyes
were lifted, and with a calm smile
Margaret Elliot returnod the new
"Elliot, is Mr. Vernon a relative of
yours?" I abruptly asked, as we
smoked an anto-nocturnal oigar and
chatted ovor old school days on the
lawn before retiring to rost.
"Well, not?t present, but ho soon
will be, I suppose."
"How? What do you mean?"
"Why, Margaret and ho are tn bo
married next month." v
"Tho deuce! I beg pardon, but I
gave my pet corn a most unkind knock
against a stone. How dark it is to
"Do you think so? I had just been
remarking how brightly the stars wcro
"Had yon? But surely Mr. Vernon
is a great deal older than your sister."
"Yes, certainly. He is nearly sixty
and 6ho is twenty."
"What an awful difference. I con
sider such unequal marriages ought to
be forbidden. They are horribly
wicked and wrong. How can you al
low it, Robert?"
"Well, you soc, tho circumstances
are rather peculiar. Vernon has been
foud of her from a child. Many years
back ho did my father great service,
GO when ho died, eighteen months ago,
he ruado Margar :t promise to marry
"And what are her feelings? Does
she like him?"
"I think so. She seems quito re
conciled and happy. For my part I
think her a very lucky girl. . Vernon
is immensely rich. Besides his estates
hero ho has a house in towu and a
shooting box in Scotland. Then ho
comes of a good old family, and will
spoil and indulge her to her heart's
"Oh ! well, I shall turn in now. Good
Six weeks later in my studio, at Ken
sington, I read tho announcement of
tho marriage of "William Galo Ver
non and Maigarct Alice F!".iot."
Tho sun was sinking down from the
bluo vault of a cloudless sky. Tho sea
lay rippling and glistening, each littlo
wavelet reflecting a separate sparklo.
I had boon on tho beach all morning
sketching in a desultory sort of way,
and was now returning to tho hotel in
search of soino solid refreshment.
Brighton was unusually full-that is to
say, if Brighton can ovor be unusually
full-and.tho King's road was thronged
with a fashionable crowd.
I was in an extremely lazy mood
and even with tho hotel in sight sat
myself down on a seat facing tho road,
and fell to idle scrutinizing tho folks
as -hey wont by. All at onco my at
tention was eugaged by a group of
thrco. They had passed boyond me
before 1 had observed them ; but I
could perceive that tho ocoupant of
tho bath chair, drawn by a man in liv
ery, was a gentleman, and that the
lady who Avalkod by his sido was young
was evident by tho carriago of her
shoulders and the contour of her form,
whilo from tho poise of her head I
further concluded that sho was good
Somo subilo attraction impelled mo
to rise and follow them ; with lungour
and i'atiguo forgotten, I set out in pur
I slackened my speed as I carno np
to them, and turned slightly so as to
catch a viow of the lady's face.
"Mrs. Vernon I"
Tho color?n her ohecksdeepened by
ever so faint a tinge, and for ono brief
second thero was a flicker of some
thing in her eyes that sent an odd
tremor through mo. But tho next
of the world again, as sho smiled and
extended her hand.
From her 1 turnod to tho ocoupant
of tho bath chair, and my omotion
was simply ono of shocked surprise as
I recognized her husband in tho frail,
cmaciatod frame beforo me.
When I saw him two years beforo
ho was halo and hearty, with hair
scarcely touched by tho frost of timo ;
but now his limbs were feeble and
shaking, and his scanty lock3 whito as
"My husband is a great invalid,"
carno the quiet remark, as though in
answer to my pitying astonishment.
Mr. Vernon looked np quiokly. *
"Yes, but I havo no causo to com
plain, for my dear wifo makes my
hours of pain and sickness so bright
with her care and attention that I
found more happiness in ill-health
than during my long lifo of health and
That chanco meeting led to many
others, and I was speedily on terms of
friendly intimacy with thom. Thoy
wcro living very unobtrusively, tho
doctor having enjoiuod strict seclusion
and quietude as necessary to tho re
covery of his patient, who but a short
time provionsly had been smitten by a
stroko of paralysis.
Mr. Vernon always accorded mo a
cordial welcome, and it soon bvcamo
customary for mo to spend a couple of
hours every evening in their apart
When wc were alono together his
conversation had but one subject.
Margaret's goodness and accomplish
ments, and on this themo I was ovor
an attentive listener.
Ono evening our discourse had taken
tho usual direction. Tharo had been
silence between us for a while, when
my companion broko it suddonly :
"It has frequently occurrod to me,
and moro persistently during my ill
ness, that I ought never to havo al
lowed Margaret to consider herself
bound by her promise to her dying
father. I ought to have known that
such discrepancy in ago was too great
and unnatural ever to bc productive
"But," I remonstrated, "Mrs. Ver
non appears to bo happy."
"Yes," ho said, sadly, his faoo re
flecting tho glow of the sunset sky,
"sho uppears to be happy, but sho
cannot bo so in reality. Soo what I
am ; what a shattered remnant of hu
mauity, what a crippled wreck of a
mau, and think of her, with her
youtb, lier beauty and her porfect
health, and even when I was well and
strong there was too much of May
aud December about tho union for it
ever to bo a well-assorted ono. My
only excuse is that-that I loved her
I attempted neither responso nor
consolation, for words Utting to the
occasion would not como.
After u short pauso ho spoko again :
"Lyiug awake, as I often do, I
please myself by thinking what would
bo best for my darling's happiness. I
know I cannot livo long. Nay, nay,"
(for I was about to utter an impetu
ous objection), "tho doctors havo
spoken plainly to me. and havo told
mo that my span of earthly days is
nearly over; and so," ho went on
bravely, "I plan out tho by-and-by,
when-when she shall have mourned
for mo a little-sho will meet somo
ono who will be to Ivor moro than I
ever have been or could be. I-"
Thero was a tap R:; the door, and
Bennet, Mr. Ver no a's personal at
"If you please, sir, you are wanted
immediately," lie said, addressing mc.
I left the room to find awaiting mo
a messenger, bearing tho tidings of
my mother's dangerous illness.
I made a hasty adieu and started fox
London at once.
For days and weeks I watched bj
her bedside, and when at length tho
crisis was favorably passed, a winter
residence in thc south of Franco was
I was making tho necessary arrange
monts for our sojourn abroad, when
tho nowB carno to mo that Margaret
Vernon was a widow.
DoarJack; Tho woo wife lays upon you
imperativo commands to put li? au appear
au-.'O to-morrow craning. Dinnor nt 7 sharp.
Thine. Tuu FOBXAX.
Furthermore, she bids mo say that a bcd
ahall bc at your disposal.
Ted Forman was ono of tho best fel
lows that ever stopped, and his wife thc
dearest little woman that ever spoilt
her babies. So tho following day, at
precisely 10 minutes post 7 p. m.. my
rattat sounded through No. 19. Pem
broke Gardens, W.
"That's right," old fellow!" called
out Ted's hearty voice, aud Ted him
self emerged from the diuing-room.
"Come and meet your doom like a
mun and a Briton."
"What's up now?" I inquiroil, un
buttoning my overcoat.
"What's up? Why, your fatoawaits
you in thc drawing-room. My little
woman has settled it all completely to
her satisfaction ; and I'll tell you what,
my boy, if I hadn't boon tied up protty
tight in my matrimonial noose I'd
havo gono in for myself-aye, and cut
you out, too. Silo's no end of a fino
girl ; but, como along, und judge for
Ted threw opeu tho drawing-room
door, and Mrs. Forman roso to wel
"Mr. Frazer, permit me. Mr. Fra
A white, ringless hand was extend
ed, and a musical voice said :
"I havo tho plcusure of a previous
acquaintance with Mr. Frazer."
I had been commissioned by Mrs.
Forman to choose somo music for
her, and with her roll of pieces un
der my arm was hastening to lay bo
foro her tho fruits of my selection.
"Are the ladies in?" I inquired of
tho servant who answered my knock.
"Yes, sir. They aro in the draw
ing-room, I believe."
"Thank you-you need not an
Tho warm perfumod air of tho cosy
apartment struck pleasantly comfort
able after thc chill blast outside. As
I closed tho door a slender figuro
moved from behind a curtain, and for
tho first time sinco her husband's
death Margaret and I wero alono.
I had taken her by surprise, and
sho flushod and trembled strangely,
and her voice faltered as she essayed
ecmo commouplaco romark.
A quick, sudden hopo sprang up
within mo; my whole soul was filled
with irroprcesiblo longing, and liko a
torrent that could not bo stayed my
tongue was loosoncd in passionate, ve
hement pleading. I do not rcmombcr
what I said, only that iu burning
words of eager entreaty my story was
told. When at last I ceased, she
stood motionless, with drooping head
and fingers closely entwined.
"Givo me ono word of oncourago
ment," I urged; "only ono little
word, my lovo, my queen."
"What would you have mo say?"
"That you like mc a littlo ; that -
that you will try to liko mo more."
With a sobbing catch in her breath
siro stretched out'irisr"nanda': -
"Like you a littlo ! Ob, Jack, I
love you with all my heart."-San
A Decorated Mouse Nest.
Upon tho sandspit projecting from
thotownsito of Port Angelos into the
straits of San Juan do Euca arc n
number of small, unpainted cottages,
which aro vacant tho grouter part of
tho year. A lady in closing ono ol
these lor tho winter loft iying upon a
shelf tho cast-off feather pompons of a
turban. Ono returning carly tba fol
lowing spring she mado tho discovery
that tho pompons had been destroyed
during her absence, and thc wire
! stoms with a few nibbled feathers alone
In tho thorough cleaning of thc cot
tage that followed, what at first ap
peared to bo a small pilo of cotton
and feathers was fouud in ono corner
of a room. Investigation, ho wovor,
showed it to be tho nest of an ambi
tious and artistic mouse. It was
shaped liko a great pocket and was,
perhaps, oight iuohes across its widest
or straight edge, whore it openod
evenly to admit its builder to the
softly cushioned interior.
Tho prevailing material used in the
construction of this curious nest was
wadding, doubtless pulled from a com'
fortable; while standing upright,
thickly upon thc outsido wero the
inch-long feathers of thc missing pom
pons, showing they had boen distinctly
designed for decorativo purposes.
Small white cotton tassels were alsc
found intermingled with the wadding
of tho nest. Those tassels had becu
obtained from thc short muslin win
dow curt-'ins, from ono set of which
tho ornamenting fringe was com
pletely romoved, hoing cut off SG
smoothly it seemed impossible scissors
had not been used for thc work, in
stead of tho teeth of ? cunning little
Tho compartment disclosed by lift
ing tho well constructed lid of the
pookot-likc nest, was perhaps one
quarter thc sizo of thc wholo struc
ture, and aftor tho mouso had crept be
neath it closed snugly, shutting thc
occupant in from all possibility of
Tho nest, however, boro no signs of
having been occupied, and accidont
discovorcd tho body of the intelligent
builder ilattcuod beneath ono of the
loosely arranged boards of thu cottage
floor. Beal rogrct was felt for tho fate
of tho unfortunato creature whose lit
tle, unoccupied homo wu? cur of al ly
preserved and produced as convincing
ovidonco, when u look of incredulity
challenged the truth of tho story con
cerning tho mouso that feathered i ti
Thc Umbrella Demon.
There is a class ol individuals whu
ought to bo chasod out of tho public
streots. This class of mcu is divided
into two kinds. Cue carries thu um
brella under tho arm, grasping tho
handlo with ono hand, allowing tho
eyo-oponer end to stick straight out to
jab tao eyes out of ovorybody bohiud.
It would bo a good thing if every man
and woman who chances to be behind
ono of theso luuatio3 would fetch tho
umbrella a smart rap downward, as
they do in Berlin, Germany. The other
stylo of lunatic crooks his elbows aud
grasps tao umbrella around tho mid
dle, thrusting thc thing back and forth.
This is ten times more aggravating
than the other woy, though it does not
jeopardize such vital organs as the
Tho world moves ou (ind yut you arc away;
There ls tho lustro ol thc shirs each sum
Tho glory of tho sky find sea each dawning
Wldlo ovory noontide wears its crown ii
ind only in my heart tho gray ghost of de
Sits with folded wings and broodeth thero.
[f through tho darkness of my soul's edipsc
Ono ray ol amber brightness could have
ii would have been to soo your smilcless Hps
And know thu gladness from your eyes had
[ might havoboen content to walk apart,
Knowing the .samo unrest was lu your heart.
Unseen, forlorn, I stood and saw you pass,
And as the last glimpse of your form and
Yanfcjuod like frosty tracery on glass,
Tho dark of midnight seemed to fill thc
rh Ot lust gllinp:? I had mcaut to prize
Revealed tho warm, glad laughter in yodi
-L?llau W. Carter, lu Boston Transcript.
PITH AND POINT.
It's tough luck when a mau has in
somnia and his foot goes to sleep.
"She is a bachelor girl, isn't she?"
"Yes, and she has a brother who is a
spinster mau. "-Detroit Prco Press.
A South street haberdasher an
nounces: "Our handkerchiefs are not
to bc encezed at."-Philadelphia Re
"Do you think the new boarder is
permanent ?" "?os, indeed. Ho
threatens continually to leave."-Chi
Noah Count -"Well, Iledison, any
new conceit on hand?" Inventor
"Yes; my son's homo from school."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"What reason has she for thinking
Mr. Staylato regards her so highly?"
"Well, he went home at 10 o'clock la6t
A Jersoy City undertaker advcrtisc?
that ho furuisos "every requisite for o
funeral." Ho must bc a doctor as
well as an undertaker.-Texas Sift
Invalid-"I'm getting tirod of this
monotonous stato of things. Even a
new symptom would bo a relief."
Doc-tor-"Well, then, why not pay mo
something on account?"-New York
Spratt- "Miss Eider is much oldei
than I thought." Hunkor-"Impos
sible." Spratts-"Well, I askod her
if she had read VEsop's Fables,' and
sho said sho read them when they iirst
The doctor had presented his bill,
and it was large. "Hump I" said Skin
flint. "This is a pretty big charge."
"No doubt," said tho doctor, "confid
ing tho vnluo of tho lifo I saved ; but
it goes."-Harper's Bazar.
Littlo Ethol (horrified) -"Wo'vc in
vited too many children to our too
party. Thoro isn't enough for them
to get more'n a bito each." Little Dot
(rcsignodly)-"That's too bad. We'll
havo to call it a reception."-Good
"No," said Small wort, "I hardly
feel justified in saying that Peppora ls
inordinately vain, but when a fellow
has a musio box in hts room arranged
to play 'Hail to tho Chief as soon as
ho opens the door what is ono to think
j>f him ?"-^C_incinnati Tribune. _
Advanced Woman-"What makes
you think that woman will nevor bo
tho equal of man?" Patson (explo
sively)-"Bats!" (And the advancod
woman demonstrated the trath of his
assertion by climbing the nearest
chandelier. ) -St. Louie Post-Dispatch.
"'Lot mc soo," said Eobbs to Dobbs,
"isn't this Dobbs that wo were just
talking about a relativo of yours?"
"A distant relative," said Dobbs.
"Very distant?" "I ahould like so.
Ec's tho oldest of twelvo children in
Dur family and I'm tho youngest."
Forming a (?old Brick.
Describing a visit to the New York
Assay Office the Journal says : lu two
furnaces at this visit nearly $230, OOO
in liquid gold wa3 simmering, waiting
for tho metters to hullo it out and pour
into tho moulds, while on tho right, in
four furnaces, wero ?110,000 in silver
"warming up." In a half hour's time
it would bo ready for tho ladlcr.
Thc patriarch of this department is
Harman Cooper, a man about sixty
years of agc, with a full gray beard
and straggly gray hair. For thirty
years Mr. Cooper has been in tho gold
and silver melting business for thc
Government. He is generally recog
nized as thc cleverest man in tho pro'
Tho boss molter has five assistants,
all of whom havo been with him foi
At the timo this visit was paid al]
was in apparent confusion. Workmen
wcro rushing hither and thither. A
pot containing $130,000 in liquid gold
was soon to bo tapped and tho yellow
molal ladled ont into moulds, each ol
which, when filled, represented exact
ly $8000 and weighed about twonty-flvc
Suddenly Cooper gavo tho word.
There was a flash of light and tho visi
tors were looking into a seething caul
drou of burning gold.
Cooper and his firat assistant, Ander
eon, took up their ladles. Thcso in
struments aro of tho fincst-tompcred
metal. Tho "cup" in which the --old
is picked up is about tho sizo of an or
dinary teacup. The ladles when filled
woigh from fifteen to thirty pounds,
according to thc fineness of tho gold
Harman dipped his ladle into th?
glittering pond of Aro. Ho filled it tc
tho top and quickly carried it over to
ono of tho rows of mould. Tho de
posit was quickly made, and boforo he
could malro nuothor dip iu tho liquii
his assistant had poured his uhuro ol
metal iuto tho mould, and a brick of
88000 was formed in livo secouds.
When Mr. Vaux Danced With the Queen,
Tho story of ton told, that the late
Hon. Bichard Vaux had danced with
Qucon Victoria, has been doniod quito
frequently since his death, but, us ti
matter of fact, he did dauco with thc
Queen. He was not her partner, it is
true, but danced in what w?s known
as thc Quoon's cotillion, at thc ball
given in her honor in 1837, whou he
Avas Secretary of thc United Htatet
Legation. Mr. Vaux was selected by
tho Queen herself as one of seven per
sons to join with her in tho dance. In
thu course of tho evolutions in thc
cotillion, ho danced with tho Queon.
This statement was made by Mr. VUUJ
to a well-known Pennsylvanian win.
served with him in the Fifty-lire!
Congress, while ho was filling out thc
unexpired term of the lato Hou.
Samuel J. Randall.- Philadelphia
A practical invention by a veteri
nary surgeon is now mcccssfully ap
plied at Berlin. He manufactures
horseshoes of paper impregnated with
oil or turpentine to inako it water
proof. After being saturated it is
glued together in thin layers with n
cement which does not become brittle
whon drying, and contains a mixture
of Venetian turpentine, powdered
chalk, linseed oil and lacquer. Those
horseshoes oro marlo in various thick
nesses. The holes admitting thc nails
by which the shoo is fastened to the
hoof aro stamped through the paper
when moist ; it is then subjected to a
very strong pressure, under a hydrau
lic press, and when dry can be filed
and planed to fit the hoof snugly.
The inventor has also attempted to
make these horseshoes of papor pulp,
adding chalk, sand, turpentine and
linseed oil in such quantities that the
material is impermeable to moisture.
This composition possesses tho neces
sary elasticity and toughness for the
purpose ; it can be pressed into molds
and driod afterward, or cut out of
blocks of tho mass and placed under
strong pressnre. The shoes made by
pasting together paper sheets are pre
ferable, as they are stronger than those
made of the compressed material.
These shoes can bo fastened to thc
horse's hoof either by nails, as usual,
or be cemented with gluo consisting of
gum of ammonia, one part, and gutta
-4-pexcho, ^XSLP j*??*??-tr&? g?*?**-?
vantage claimed by the inventor for
tho new shoe is tho impossibility of
the horso slipping on slippery roads.
Uses of Wood.
Pino is the wood most nscd on ac
;ount of its abnndanoc. Tho timber
of tho oak, which combines in itself
thc essential clements of strength and
durability, hardness and elasticity in
a dogrco which no other treo can boast,
has been used as a material for ship
building since the time of King All
fred. It is also employed in archi
tecture, cabinet making, carving, mil
work, coopering, and a thousand and
one other ways, while tho bark is of
great value as furnishing tan and yield
ing a bitter extract in continual de
mand for medicinal purposes. Thc
timber of tho pino is also ueod in
house and ship carpentry. Common
turpentine is extracted from it, and
much tar, pitch, rosin nnd lamp
black. Splinters of tho resinous
root serve thc Highlanders instead of
caudles. Fishermen mako ropes of
the inner bark, which the Kamschat- 11
dales and Laplanders steep in water, j j
and use for making a coarse kind oe j j
bread. Tho oil obtained from thf.ji
shoots of the dwarf pine is a kind of ! ^
universal medicine Muong thc peas- j -
ants of Hungary, while tho soft-grain-1
cd silver fir is in much requisition for
the sounding boards of musical instru-1 j
mente, and tho Germans employ it
nimost exclusively in their vast toy fac
tories. In the manufacture of lucifer
matches, and, above all, paper pulp,
thousands and tens of thousands of
acres of pine forest aro cut down ev
ery year, and tho timber, constituting
tho chief material of English and
American builders, is more used than
all other kinds of woods put together.
A LUV Srlmliirxlilp in
any Jep .1 tmont ia to bo giron
anti rely ino this summer to
onn hoy and cir! in every
county of thu mato. Anpy
promptly to <?corbin H ?! ti
nea* CoUcRc, MACON, GA.
COST LESS THAN CHEAP PAINT Ol
Hnmmnr Point is NOT Patont, NOT Choi
?round THICK, in Linseed Oil and Dryers so tim
KNOW that U 1 ? pure. There U no neerot. A ea!
mar Pniut maka two calions of THK IIBST Paint
LESS than Iteady Mixed Paint or White Lea I.
gets to b
but it's h<
rou an imitation.
" this is as go
be honest-send it back.
Flirting With a Wux Figure.
At ono of tho suburban stations,
.long the linc of tho Beading railroad,
iU enterprising soap manufacturer bas
Tooted ti factory and warehouse.
MIC in g thu railroad is tho largo balk
rind?w of the main salesroom. In
his window one day a few weeks ago
boro speared to tho riders on the
arly morniug trains a very pretty
[ir!, who appeared to have paused in
ho midst of her labor of wushiag tho
rimlow to flirt with tho travelers.
Jearly tvi ry malo rider who Baw ber
?rocceded to llirt with, ber, and the
aalo riders on all tho truins that
)asscd during tho day did tho samo.
!n fact, she has*been flirted with ever
ince, although most of tho regular
idcrs have long since learned that the
>onutiful yonog girl in tho window is
mt a waxen figure.-Philadelphia
?n?Tto t?ie ???i?i^^nci^r?i??m'yeai _^
fier, it was sold under a Positivo Guarantee
if giving entire satisfaction in every oise for
vlnch it is recommended. So uniformly suc
essful did it prove In curing the diseases, de
anjrcnients and weaknesses of women that
tainui for the return of money paid for It were
xceedingly rare. Since its manufacturers can
tow point to thousands of noted cures effected
>y it in every part of the land, they believe its
last record a sufficient guarantee of Its (Treat
.alue as a curative agent, therefore, they now
cst its claims to thc confidence of thc afflicted
okly upon that record. By all medicine dealers.
\ McEI.REES ?
WINE OF CARDUlJ
I For Female Diseases. |
? TO AVOID THIS "ETSID
Tho ONLY painless and harmless
rCUllE fur Oin wnrst lypo of Kczema,
Tottor, Ringworm, ugly rough p?tcU
os on tho fnco. crusted scalp.
Ground itch, chafes, chip*, pint*
Flos. PoiH'fn fruin ivy or poi ?on oak.
n ?h?rt ALI. rrcMiK?. Bond Mc in
H.tan.,,, or oasil to J. T. Shuptrlne,
Savannah, On., for one bo?, if yoor
drugi;!1*! don't koop it.
Morphine Habit Cured
IN 20 DAYS.
VO SUFFERING, Nor any Money
-Required in Advance.
Not ono com till CURED ud SATISFIED.
!"omo to sae me or write me ut once io- terms.
0. SYMS, ?VT. IX,
ATLANTA, GA., 107 Alexander St.
Guaranteed 5 years,
niral, only old fashioned l'ulnt materials,
t you cnn mix in voca owNLInwocd Oil ana
Ihm nf puro KAW Oil and a gallon of Ham
? In tho world; bebides, they cost you MUCH
hing of the Feet
ie a weighty matter, in these
hen colored stockings will
ir colors. Pearline does this
not only thoroughly effective,
salthy. Doctors recommend
Pearline as ? soak
Try it in the bath.
It will give you a
new idea of cleanli
ness. Bathing with
Pearline is a perfect
some unscrupulous grocers will tell you,
od as" or "the same as Pearline." IT'S
dine is never peddled, if vour gr Jeer sends
? 423 JAMES PYLE, N?w Yorfc