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Care of Lamps.
Burners need a monthly boiling if
they are to give the clear, stead}' light
which well regulated households de
sire. Vinegar, with a little salt sprink
led in it, ii the fluid in which they
should be boiled. Wicks should never
ba ont, but the charred portion should
be rubbed off every day with a aird or
cloth, and the loose threads dipped
with small scissors. Wicks shou.d not
be used whsnjvery short, but ehotdd^be
changed frequently. An old wick be
comes tightened and the webbing is
no longer loose enough to draw the
oil easily. Chimneys should not be
washed, but cleansed every day with a
cloth wet in alcohol. This will keep
them shining and brilliant. Shades
should be deep enough to keep the
light from striking through tho clear
glass to the eye, no matter how low
one ia sitting. The tank should be
filled every day almost to the trim,
bat not quite.
Hit Domestic Trouble.
A odored witness in the superior
court last week stated that he wat un
able to testify ea to a certain occur
rence, because ho had a "domestic
trouble" just about that time.
"What was that domestic trouble?"
asked the examining attorney.
"Well, to tell the truth, boss," said
the witness, "I was in the penitentia
ry for stealing a cow. "-Brunswick
Th* Gift mt a Goad Stomnch
Ia ons of the most beneficent donations
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tomach Bitters lr? the best agent for Its
restoration to rigor and activity, both diges
tion and appetite are renewed by this Ine
tonio, which also overcomes constipation,
biliousness, malarial, Wdney and rheumr.tic
ailments and nervousness.
The love of home ls interwoven with a1! that
ls pure and deep in earthly affection.
Dr.Kilmers SWAMP-ROOT cures
all Kidney and Bladder troubles.
. Pamphlet and Consultation free.
La berat Dry Binghamton. N. T.
Home, happir ess and love make a blessed
7iv? cents saved on soap; five dollars lost on
rotted clothe*. fi? that economy? There ia not
% osnts differenoi bs tween the cost of s bar of
?> poorest soap made and the but, which is
aU know, Dobtlns' Electric.
We should take oare and well examine cur
own hearts before we reprove others. '
FOB IRBITATIOW OF THU THROAT caused hy
Cold or use of the voice, "Broten'* Bronchiil
Troches" are exceedingly beneficial.
Not only strike while the iron is hot, bat
make lt bot by striking.
Jonah's Gourd Grew Fast.
In one night twenty feet long! That was
a miracle! But Saker's Sand Vetch, ths
coming hay plant, grew ten inohes in seven
days on fine, dry soil, without a drop ct
moisture. That's something for drouti
tried soil; so is Giant S purry, Toosinte and
lots of things you'll find in our mammoth
Ir TOO WILL ctn THIS our AND BIND it with
10c. postage to the John A. Salzer Seed Co.,
La Crosse, Wis., you will receive their mam
moth catalogue and ten packages grosset*
and grains, Inoludlng Sand Vetch, free.
In the Police Court-Tried and Judgmeni:
In Its Favor.
Some time ago Judge Andy E. Calhoun
Judge of the police court of Atlanta, had oe
ca-inn to pass a sentence that was gratifying
to him, and if people will take his advice much
suffering will be alleviated. The judge i-i sub
ject to nervous sick headaches and dyspepsia
Here is his sentence:
"I am a great sufferer from nervous sick
headache and have found no remedy so effec
tive a* Tyner's Dyspepsia Remedy. If Uken
when the headache first begins lt invariably
Price 60 cents per bottle. For sale by all
Piso'* Cure for Consumption has no equal as
a Couch medi?me.-F. M. ABBOTT, 383 Seneca
8t, Buffalo, X, Y., May 9,1S94.
FITS ?topped free by Du, KLINE'S GREAT
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Marvelous cures. Treatise and $2.00 trial bot
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Jost How lc DOM lt ls Not the Question.
It is enough to know that Hindercorns takes
out corns, and a great relief it ls. 15c. druggists.
Manifests itself in many different ways, like
goitre, swellings, running sores, boils, salt
rheum and pimples and other eruptions.
Scarcely a man is wholly free from lt In some
form, lt clings tenaciously until the lost ves
tige of scrofulous poison is eradicated from
the blood by Hood's Sarsaparilla. Thousands
of voluntary testimonials tell of suffering from
scrofula, often inherited and most tenacious,
nosiUvely, perfectly and permanently cured by
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TAKE NO SUBSTITUTE. If your dealer
cannot supply you, send to fac
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to pay carriage. State kind, style
of toe (cap or plain), size and
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your order. Send for new illus
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T ; CON SUMPTION
OIL ON THE WATERS.
Tis said that sailors, In the Southern Seas,
In danger's hour,
Throw oil upon the seething waves, and these
Lose half their power
Our lives are ves sols on Time's restless tide,
Anil, day hy day,
The surging billows, rolling tar and wide,
Disturb our way.
and oftentimes in fell distress we lie,
Lashed, helpless, by the wind and waves,
A rockbound coast.
Oh, if in that dread peril we could throw
Faith round our bark,
The waves would sink, the winds less fierce
Light follow dark.
-J. T. BurtonAVollaston, in Home Queen.
BY RALPH G. TABER.
/""?w : /-\ HE blaok bull ls of the
( Sensuntepeo breed ; his
V^J |/*T7 like has never been
V\\ seen ^ere hefore-so
>^ yL0/^ tall, so glossy, so wide
xlr^^ of horn, so strong of
vaf^. shoulder and lean of
flank! You should
have seen the fire in his eyes as they
drove him into the patio t And there
is something more, Se?ores," the
speaker leaned forward and held his
brown finger upon his thick lips, mys
teriously : "it is a secret known but
to the few."
"Then it is scarcely a seoret," the
younger of his two auditors replied.
A faint smile hovered uncertainly
about the corners of his mouth, and
he toyed idly with the glass before
"What is this wonderful seoret?"
asked the other, expelling a cloud of
smoke from his lungs.
"It is said there will be a new
"Ponf ! that is not news, Don Pedro.
These matadores-they oome and go,
like the bulls they slay ; it is only a
question of time with them. Sooner
or later a drink too much makes the
nerves falter, and then-then the
knife hits half an inoh too low, or it
fails to strike the right moment,
and a new matador is needed 1 The
"But this," interrupted the land
lord-"this is news, Sonores; for the
matador has never even faced a bull,
not as banderillero nor capeador-"
"Caramba 1 What is the name of
this fool?" The question was asked
in a tone of contempt, and the tall
youth looked up with an impatient
The landlord shrugged his shoul
ders: "I do not know the name, but he
comes from the upper country."
"Then we will drink to the excellent
bull. Come, friends; shall it be
"I thank you," the youth replied,
courteously, "but not for me, Senor ;
I do not drink it." Bismg from his
seat, he wished them good-day and de
"What is our young friend who will
not drink?" asked the guest, aa he
tasted his glass of strong spirits.
"A passer, who came but this morn
ing. He gave his name as Antonio. I
know no more about him."
As Antonio gained the street, he
heard the tones of a distant marimba
beating out the National air. Follow
. ing a tortuous walk, that was hedged
on either Bide by banks of blood red
roses, he slowly crossed . tha_hxoad
sqnare in front of the low adobe inn.
He selected a bud, trimmed the thorns
with his knife, and thrust the stem
beneath the band of his wide som
Beaching the street on the opposite
Bide, he found himself before the ca
thedral, whose pretentious entrance
faoed the flower-covered square. A
. rudely carved stone high up on its
yellow adobe wall proclaimed that the
first foundation stone had been laid
120 years before-and tho structure
was not yet finiphed. The stucco doc
orations within ita Irish arch had fall
en away in places, and spots of green
mold clung to the plaster casts of the
Antonio carelessly noted all this,
but his thoughts were of the solemn
high mass, that was soon to be cele
brated, and of the gaily dressed throng
that would fill the church and over
flow into the plaza, when the grand
processional should draw near. For it
was the feast of La Pascua and the
crowning day of the Holy Week.
The air was tremulous with musical
sounds, and the people began to con
gregate. The marimba notes swelled
louder and louder, the tramp of a mul
titude echoed along the rough pave
ments, and the head of the procession
turned into the square. As it ap
proached, Antonio doffed his hat re
spectfully; and he knelt when the
robed priests passed, with the shining
"Santisimo" held on h gb, surrounded
by swinging censors. The smoke of
the inoense filled the street with its
subtle perfume, and served to throw
an additional charm about the chariot
that followed. Th.J was a float drawn
by twoscore of young girls clad in
pure white garments, with thin veil
ing pinned to their se it, black hair
and falling back over their shoulders.
The chariot, too, was draped in white,
and upon its broad platform was pres
ented a tableau of the Nativity. Be
fore a gilt manger, in which lay a fig
ure of .the holy Child, three boys,
representing the three viso men, rev
erently knelt and gazed upon a glist
ening star that hovered c ver the oradle.
Behind them were the s kin-clad shep
herds, each with a snow- white lamb in
his arms, aud beside the crib stood the
Mother, a Blight, fair girl, draped in
flowing robes, chosen from all who had
oome for the fete because of her saint
like beauty, and bashfully proud of
the distinction that was hers to enjoy
for the hour.
As the latter's glance fell upon An
tonio, kneeling bareheaded in the
throng, and as she felt his eyes bent
upon ber, her lace was marked by a
passing shade of anuoyauce. Antonio
caught the expression, and the quick
blood surged to his olive cheeks.
rle muttered bitterly to himself:
"She is saying again, as she said be
fore, 'Antonio, what a coward 1* But
it shall be for the last time. To-day
-to-day I shall show her 1"
Ha rose from his knees and shoul
dered his way through the crowd, to
enter the church, where the organ
was purring the notes of the proces
sional. As he unconsciously crossed
himself at the font and made the gen
uflexion, his eyes sought for her-this
girl who had called him a coward. He
saw her at last ; she had knelt, near
the aisle, in a flood of bright, red sun
light that streamed through a leaded
window. Her loose gray robe had
been laid aside, and the mass of her
hair had a tingo of bronze, as the col
ored rays fell upon it. Antonio had
no thought of the mass. He hardly
heard the grand singing.
Presently a nervous hand touched
his shoulder and a rough voice whia
\ pered :
"Was it to ace them kill the bull
the fine black bull of Sensuntepec
that you came down to the city? Toa
were wise not to answer the publie
challenge. I have seen him, and I
even I, who have given many a bull
the sword thrust-do not like the look
of this fellow."
"It is two hundred pesetas,"Anto
nio answered absently.
"And I would earn ':hem, Antonio,
in spite of my broken wrist, if only
to gain the glory. But a new Espada
has challenged-one whom they say is
new to the redondel." Then he added,
with some asperity: "Your chance
would have been quite as good as his
-and think-two hundred pesetas!
Had you not lacked tho courage !"
Antonio did not resent the speech.
Ho merely answered, quietly: "You
too, then, think I lacked courage.
That it was a lying reason I gave to
Lola, as excuse for refusing the chal
"Hardly a lie, Antonio. I give not
the lie save for reason. It is more
that your life has been of the sheep -
that you have not the nature to battle
Antonio made no reply. He was liv
ing again that night on the hills when,
wakened from sleep by his lambs' loud
bleating, ho had seized his maohete,
bad rushed to the fold, and had slain
the mountain lion. The angry mark
on his shoulder burned again, where
the brute's strong claws had struck
him, and his olive cheeks burned, too,
as he thought of how Lola had called
him ooward, and how her father now
said he lacked courage. Her father,
the famous matador, who had broken
his wrist in the last Pascua fight, and
yet managed to kill his viotim !
The garrulous old man had con
tinued to whisper. What was it he
had been saying? *
"-is a fortune. And you could
have married my Lola. "
Antonio turned and laid his hand
impulsively on the old man's arm.
"It is enough for now, Senor. You
will attend the fight with her? Then
you will see me later. "
Antonio abruptly left the ohuroh
and, crossing the square with rapid
strides, plunged into the mass of
crooked streets, between the brown
tiled dwellings, and presently emerged
at another square, the famous Plaza
de Toros. It was inolosed by a high
adobe wall, on whose top was a thick
growth of cactus. He did not approach
the main entrance, which a merry
crowd was besieging, but sought a
small door on the eastern tide, at
which he knocked nervously.
The guard within called out, gruffly :
"Welcome, Antouio Gomez."
The burly guard eyed the youth's
hghth figure, as a dealer might take
I notes of the good points of a horse,
and nodded in grave approval: "You
would make a brave matador, my son,
if you had first the much-needed prac
tice. As it is-well, it may be, per
haps-if Toro Negro will let yon."
He led the way to an inner room,
which he placed at Antonio's disposal,
and reverently laid out the richly
oolored sash,' the small red flag and
the short sword, sharp aa a razor, that
comprised the matador's equipment.
Antonio took np the light weapon,
balanced and swung it baok and forth,
ran his fingers along its keen edge,
and replaced it on the table.
Again the guard smiled and nodded.
"When all is ready I will call you
Senor," he said, as he left the apart
Antonio could hear the tramping of
-feoefOi -aa-tho picadores mounted, and
the music of the band came to him
faintly, through the tbiok walls, as it
played the strains of a familiar song
a favorite song of Lola's. How stir
ringly Lola had sung it that night on
the mountain! And when she had
finished she laid her guitar beside him,
and spoke of the Pascua bull fight,
and, with a soft arm around his neck,
asked him to take up the challenge, in
an effort to win the grand public
prize-'the much coveted prize that
would fall.to him who might conquer
the black Sensuntepec bull. In their
poverty it was quite a fortuno to
them. It was by far the largest prize
that had ever yet been offered. Its
possessiou would mean they might
marry at once, without waiting for
that uncertain time when they might
be able to Bave enough to pay the fee
of the Padre. The Padre's fee was
very high ; fifty pesetas for holding
the moss, fifty more for the precious
scroll that wpuld prove the ceremony.
Why, then, hod he so bluntly re
fused? It was not from cowardice;
that he knew. He hardly understood
it himeelf, but that he had an unreas
onable dislike of inflicting useless tor
And Lola had called him a coward ;
had refused to hear suoh a childish ex
cuse, and, with a fine scorn, had left
And he had gone baok to his little
cane hut, and had lain awake through
the long, dark night, watching tho
twinkling Southern Cross and thinking
about the girl whom he loved-who
had mockingly called him a coward !
And long before daybreak he left the
hut, and, at sunrise, awoke the Padre
-and the Padre had written a letter
for him-at the price of his last
And he had not seen Lola since, un
til in the church procession. But to
day-to-day he would show her that
at least he did not lack the courage !
He heard the shouts and the cheer
ing, as the picadores entered ; then he
heard the wild, pulsating notes of the
miramba, sounding far away and in
distinct. Then he heard an occasion
al burst of applause ; and still he sat
At last the guard came to call him.
He rose and took up the snort bladed
sword and his other safeguard, the
small, red flag, and passed out into the
He cast one glance about the surg
ing sea of expeotant faces, and then
looked longingly up at the hills that
rose behind the city. Their bluish
tops seemed trembling in the haze,
the air seemed drowned in expectancy,
and far-off sounds came plainly
among them the tinkle of a sheep bell
far up on tho shimmering mountain
Then a sharp cry rang out : "Gu?rd
ese Antonio-gu?rdese !"
He caught oue glimpse of a girl in
white, who stretched her bare arms
out toward him. Then he turned to
avoid the great, black bull that came
rnshing down the redondel. He in
stinctively leaped-only just in time
-and the small, red flag was torn
from his hand. The maddened beast
tossed it high in the air and turned
to prepare for a second attack, while
the spectators, pleased with his agile
leap, boisterously applauded.
The bull pawed the ground, with
lowered head, throwing a cloud of
dust in the air. His parohed tongue
hung from his open jaws, his hot
breath came in panting gasps, the red
blood trickled down his sides where
the spears of the chulos had pricked
bim, and his bloodshot eyes shone
with madness, as he quickened his
pace to a thunderoub charge.
Antonio calmly awaited the assault
and then-then thc mad beast stoppe
short in his wild onset, trembled, and
bellowing, crouched to "the ground i
a spasm of fear. Antonio stupid!
gazed at the bull ; then ho heard a dui
rumbling beneath him and felt th
baked earth lift and surge and sink an
rise, like an angry ocean after a storm
Thc hilltops swayed in the quiverin
air, strong men shrieked aloud in the:
dread, and the solid walls of abod
groaned and creaked and crackled.
Antonio dropped his now ?seles
sword and, with a bound, reached th
side of the ring where be had seen Lol
standing, and where the panio-strioke:
spectators were blindly fighting fo
"Lola!" he shouted, "my Lola!'
and out of the surging mass he hean
her calling to him. "Leap !" he cried
with uplifted arms, and, strngglin;
through the crowd, she obeyed.
Others, gasping the prayers to th
Saints that their palsied lips failed t<
utter, were dropping all abont him
but Artonio oaught her skilfully, and
with his light but precious burden
staggered away from the crunibiin;
wall. As he reached the center of th
redondel the earthquake ceased for i
moment ; then a second series of shock
began, a wide crack opened across thi
court, a dizziness overpowered hin
and he sank to the heaving, unoertaii
earth, i*ot in the muteness of ter
ror, nor with a desperate praye:
in his throat, but with a neilin;
song in his soul, as he clasped hi
Lola closer. Was he not from th<
upper country-the oountry that laj
far baok of the hills, the high moun
tain land where Mo ra oto mb o's tower
ing black peak breathed blacker smok<
from dawn to dawn and made the tree
tops bend and nod to the tune of th<
hills' fitful slumbers ? Why should h<
fear the quaking earth ? Fear was foi
those of the lowlands born ; Momo
tombo had rooked his cradle ; and tkr
song that trembled within his sou!
was a song of thanksgiving and' glad'
ness-the thrilling note of hui vibrant
heart as he pressed Lola to it.
It was over again in a moment. The
hilltops resumed their still place in
the sky, a welcome wind stirred thc
tall maugo trees, and Lola shuddered
and opened her eyes, and drew hif
head down and kissed him.
One by one men regained courage
to speak, although at first it was only
Antonio assisted Lola to rise, os hex
aged father approached them.
"You have done well, Antonio," h?
said. "The Toro lives, but he has
made his fight. You have won the twe
A happy light shown in Antonio'?
eyes, and, drawing Lola oloser, ht
asked: ,:Then you think, now, 1
lacked not courage ?"-New York In
A Modern Monte Cristo.
A strange but authentic story re
gardmg a hidden gold mine, knowi
only to the Indians and one whit?
man, has been brought to light by th(
attempt of a young man named T. G
Doners to commit suicide at Minneap
olis, where he had been arrested npor
a charge of passing worthless checkE
for large amounts.
Donors for some time has boen vis
iting in Minneapolis. He seemed tc
have plenty of money, and a few-rflay?
ago induced a hotel man there to casi
a cheok for a large amount by repre
sent ing that the paper had been drawr
by his father, a squaw man, living
near Port Arthur. When arrested,
the joung fellow was; so heartbroken.
?that-he Ifi?d lu hrtg1 WamjMirT^ IUU
police station, but was cut .down by
the jailer in time DO save hits life.
Deners then told a story so si range
that the authorities refused to be
li eve it..
. On investigation, however, it ia
found that young Donors is a Morte
Cristo, so far as wealth goes, and has
at his command, when in his own
country, gold without end. When
Doners and his father left Duluth
some years ago they went to Bat Port
age, Manitoba, where the father mar
ried an Indian woman, the widow of
an old chief, who was in possession of
all tho secrets of the tribe. She con
fided to Mr. Doners and his son, the
young man now in jail at Minneapolis,
the secret of a hidden gold mine in
the northern part of Minnesota, and
from this mine the father and son
have taken an incredible amount of
the yellow metal.
Its precise location the owners will
not disolose, but it is presumed to be
somewhere in the Lake-of-the-Woods
region, whore much English capital is
now invested. Both Mr. Doners and
his son are millionaires, and can com
mand from $2,000.000 to $10,000,000
in cash at any time. The elder Doners
is one of the best known and wealth
iest residents of Port Arthur, and has
been offered as high as $1,000,000 to
disclose the whereabouts of the hidden
mine, which he visits periodically
with his wife and son. Mts. Doners,
who told her husband the secret of
the mine, is a full-blooded Ojibway
Indian, and is now well advanced in
years.-St. Louis Globe-Democr?t.
Development ol Various Diseases.
According to investigations made
by the Clinical Society, London, the
period of incubation for diphtheria
docs not, as a rule, exceed four days,
-and is more often two, though it may
also extend to five, six or seven ; the
infection may take place any time in
the courBo of the disease, and* mild
cases may spread it. In the case ot
typhoid fever, this may vary within
wide limits, twelve to fourteen days,
but not infrequently less, and, as the
disease is usually introduced into the
system by t^?i and drink, it is not
carried fi om one perron to another,
but several may get it from the same
source, contaminated water and milk
being the usual causes. Epidemic in
fluenza, or "grippe," has for its incu
bation period a few hours to three or
four days, generally striking suddenly
and without warning, and a patient
may oarry infection throughout the
whole course of the disease. Mumps
have an incubation period of fromone
to two weeks, and the chances of in
fection diminish daily. In the case
of measles, the period is usually short,
being oounted from the date of the
eruption, which decides the disease.
German measles have a long incuba
ci?n period, and the infectivity dimin
ishes in a day or two after the disap
pearance of the rash. -Detroit Free
Halt a Thousand tor au Old Oak Chair.
At a public sale on Tuesday of the
household effects of Philip Still wagon,
in Towamencin Township, Montgo
mery County, Mrs. Jacob W. Nyeo, of
Morristown, paid $500 for an oak
chair over a century old that prob
ably oost $8 or $10 originally. No
historio assoo.ations surround the
ancient relic, but Mrs. Nyce waa de
termined to have it because of its antiq
uity. The bidding was fast and
furious, advancing$25 at a time. The
lost unsuccessful bid, for $450, WAS
that of a man living at Creamery,
Montgomery County, who is a relio
THE RUINED CASTLE.
No sentry on the crumbling wall,
No warden at the rusted gate;
Tho vinos o'er empty court-yards fall,
While siiont la the banquet hall,
And the tall tower is desolate.
At peace upon the mountain brow
The gray stone pile rests 'silently
No raiders storm tho castle now,
There Ls no twang of archer's bow,
Time is the only enemy.
-Flavel Scott Mines, In Harper's Weekly.
PITH AND POINT.
Many wits aro sharpened on tho
grindstone of poverty.-Puck.
A man may write an utterly illegi
ble hand and still not be great.
It is never any trouble to discover
arguments in favor of what you want
"Take away woman," says a society
paper, "and what would follow?"
Why, man, to he sure.
Mrs. Oldboy-"Well, is the baby
growing?" Mrr Newwed-"Yes, at
least his voice is."-Truth.
"When the problem of a man's life is
how to become rich, he never seems tc
think he has solved it. -Puck.
The brook looked up in the i 'oman's faco,
And bubbled in gurgling glee;
"The lake beyond is the place for you
You cut no ice with me."
"flow many foreign languages can
your wife speak?" "turee-French,
German and th? one she talks to tho
"When a public man is called
"floneat Bill," or "Old Eeliablo
Jack," it is high time to inveatigato
Duzby-"What's in that bottle
poison?" Dooby-"I guess there must
be; there isn't any label on it."-Box
He-"I thought Mrs. Brown seemed
quite cold towards her husband." Sha
-"Yes; she wants him to get her a
There is a lady who is so particular
about her daughter's morals that she
allows her to play only upon an up
right piano.-Household Words.
First Offioe-Boy-"You pull a big
stroke with the old man, don't you?"
Second Office Boy-"You bet 1 dol
We iide the same kind of a biko."
Wibble- "You shave yourself regu
larly,, don't you?" Wabble-"No;
only oooasionally. Manage to get
about one hair out of seven."-India
A country farmer once excutid him
self for sleeping under the rector's
Bermons by observing: "Lor', sir,
when von are in the pulpit we know it
is all right."-Tit-Bits.
Mrs. Waggles-"Doesn't your hus
band suffer dreadfully with the rheu
matism?" Mrs. Wiggles-"Yes, but
it's nothing to what the rest of ns
have to endure."-Somerville Jour
"Poor fellow 1" she said, sympa
thetically. "What's the matter?" he
asked. "The poor man was disap
pointed in love," she replied. "Of
course," he returned. "It never does
come up to expectations. "-Chicago
Diner (exoitedly)-"Here, waiter,
there's not a single oyster in this tur
een of oyster soup." Waiter (politely)
-"Yes, m'eieu ; but m'sieu must re?
mombor ? that- -he -safe- ordered a halt
portion. The oyster is in the other
Teddie Taokle- "Do you mean to
say Sapper couldn't get into college?"
Ed. Endrueh-"Yes, perfeot chump.
Couldn't play football or baseball;
couldn't row, couldn't run, couldn't
play tennis, couldn't even pass the
exams. "-Brooklyn Life.
Jags-"I called him a liar, and then,
seeing he had a shotgun, I turned to
run." Braggs-"Why didn't you
withdraw the charge?" Jaggs
'Couldn't get at it. The doctor's
boy withdrew most of it with a pair of
tweezers for ten cents."- Brooklyn
Turn Out Mauy Doctors.
The four big medical colleges in
Gotham bring to this city nearly 2000
medical students every year. In con
nection with these colleges are a num
ber of large hospitals, where not only
may the graduating students witness
clinical work and be.ome practically
acquainted with injury and disease,
but the positions of internes are held
as prizes for those taking the highest
positions in the graduating class.
Bellevue Hospital and the vari us
eleemosynary institutions on the East
River islands and Roosevelt Hospital
are relied upon for olinical material
for the undergraduate schools. Prob
ably the greatest factor in pushing
New York rapidly to the front as the
medical center of the United States
was the establishment here in 1882 of
two clinical sohools ior post-graduate
instruction. It was a new movement
for the Western Hemisphere, and the
men who founde'd these institutions
had two objects in view. First, to af
ford every opportunity for the higher
and more practical education of men
who had been graduated in the vari
ous medical colleges, and w..o, for
any reason, had not been able to ob
tain olinical experience, whioh they
needed to make them proficient in
practice; and, second, to afiord such
facilities that physicians would no
longer have to go to tho expense and
waste of time of a tour of the medical
centers in Europe, but could find at
home in the Western metropolis every
advantage for better scientific work.
Naturally these post-graduate sohools
have baen successful. The New York
Polyclinio Medical School and Hospi
tal have attracted to New 7 rk City
over 13,000 practitioners from all
parts of the world.-New York Adver
Oddities ot Sight.
The two eyes really see two objects.
If the two forefingers bo held, one at
the distanoe of one foot, tho other two
feet in front of the oyes, and tho
former ba looked at, two phantoms of
the latter will bo observed, one on
each side. If the latter be regarded,
two phantoms of the nearer finger
will be observed mounting guard, one
on eich side.-Detroit Free Press.
Largest Fire Engines.
What are claimed to be the largest
fire engines in the world are the two
built recently in London. One is
aapable of throwing 1-400, the other
1800 to 2000 gallons of water per min
ute. The muchincs weigh three and
one-half tons each, and can be readily
drawn at full gallop by fonr horsee.
A Brilliant Canal.
The Kiel Canal, recently opened to
commerce, is lighted throughout its
entire length of sixty-one miles by
twenty-five-candle power incandescent
lamps placed about 500 feet apart on
both sides of the canal,
Malaria on the Mississippi Bottoms.
From the Banner-Democrat, Lake Provi
Tho swamp lands along the hanks of the
Mississippi river In Arkansas. Mississippi and
Louisiana are generally considered vory un
healthy in contrast with tho hilly country
adjoining them. It ls here the germs of ma
laria ar? formed, and from which originate
those terrible malaria chills and fevers which
the people of the low countries dread. Ia
addition to these are intermittent and re
mittent fevers, dyspepsia, indigestion and
rheumatism, all caused from malaria gorma
and the dampness of the atmosphere.
Medical soienoe hos been put to Its utmost
oapaolty to devise some mode of treatment
by whioh these physical ailments can bo
moderated, if not era licntod. but so far it
has failed. Nor does it seem that there can
bo found any cure for thuse symptoms. Such
has been the general opinion until recentlr,
when Dr. Williams' Pink Pills found their
way here, and came to stay. To-day those
who have used them say they would nor do
without them for all the medicines in tho
Mr. Dan O'Sullivan. Sr.. is a prominent
citizen of this city. Lake Providence. La.,
and has been identified with its interests for
years. At present he ocouplos an important
position on the Oity Oouncil aud is also Sec
retary of that body. He was ouce a strong,
robuit, healthy man. full of vigor and al
ways on the go. Within the last year, how
ever, his health has boon very bad, his appe
tite poor, his digestion poor, ia fact, his en
tire system was completely out of order. He
began to use various medidnos, but to no
purpose, i t length he decided to try Dr.
Williams' P: ik Pills for Palo People. In a
few days the change for the better could be
noticed. He oontlnued to improve so fast
that the proprietor ol the Lake Providence
Banner-Democrat interviewed him and asked
him what he had boen taking to put him In
anoh good shape agalu. His reply was in
substance as follows:
"My liver was all out ot order, my diges
tion was very bad, I felt sluggish and d id not
want to do a thing but lay around the house.
My blood began to get thin, and I felt sick
allover. I conoluded to try Dr. Williams*
Pink Pills, as I had heard so much about
them. After taking them a few days I could
feel that they were doing me a great deal of
good. I oontlnued the use cf them, and in
a week or so I felt like a new man. They
toned up my stomach, put my blood in good
condition, gave mo a good color, a good ap
petite, in fact, put me in first-class shape
again. My friends congratulated my return
of health, and I smiled when i told them that
Pink Pills did th? work."
Mr. O'Sullivan takes every opportunity to
recommend them to others, who are being
Mrs. D. H. Parker, who waj raised in the
oity of Lake Providence, but: who now re
sides in Greenville, Mississippi, also ases
Pink Pills. Her husband, Mr. D. H. Parker,
a popular traveling salesman of the Drum
mond Tobacco Company, of St. Louis, says
that for years his wife had been suffering
from dyspepsia and indigestion, that she had
to be very careful what she ute, and would
frequently have severe spells from being a
little Imprudent in her diet. She sent for some
Pink Pills, took them and is now weil and
strong, and can eat any and every thing
without being effected in the slightest man
ner. She is loud in her pruisas of Dr. Will
iams' great reme.iy. She also suffered from
rheumatism, and that, too, hus left her.
These ore only two cases where the Pink
Pills have done so much good. Others of a
like nature in this locality could be men
tioned, if necessary; but the experience of
this gentleman and this lady \ro enough to
warrant the assertion that for restorative
qualities, and general recuperative proper
ties, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills aro the best on
Dr. Wilhams' Pink Pills contain all the
elements necessary to give now life and rich
ness to tho blood and resiore shattered
nerves. They are for sah by all druggist?,
or may be had by mall from Dr. Wllllums
Modiolne Company, Schenectady, N. Y , for
50 cents a box. or six boxes for i ?.SO.
LAW Y K RS IN CONGRKSS.
Occupations of the Members of the
Illino and Senate.
According to tho new Congressional
Directory, the house of repr?senta
tives of the 54th congress is componed
of 223 lawyers, 24 farmers, 18 news
paper men, 16 merchants, 15 manu
facturers, 9 physicians, 6 bankeni, 5
InmbermcB, 3 brokers, 4 railroad mon,
3 college professors, 2 clergymen, 2
ship owners, 2 miners, 2 budden, 1
^iateFr-lr-ft^c?itfeetT-l-?rriggist, 1 the
atrical manager, 1 school teacher, 1
music teacher and 16 who have fol
lowed no other business or profession
than politics. The senate of the 54th
congress contains 60 lawyers, 6 mer
chants, 3 newspaper men, 3 farmers,
3 railroad men, 2 clergymen, 2 miners,
1 physician, 1 manufacturer, 1 banker,
1 ship-owner and 5 men who have fol
lowed politics only.
In other words, about 63 per cent of
our representatives and about 68 per
cent of our senators in the national
legislature are lawyers. With such a
host of lawyers to make the laws and
such a variety of occupations and pro
fessions represented by their col
leagues in the minority, it would ap
pear that this dignified body is capa
ble of at least considering any ques
tion which may appear on the legisla
tive calendar. Tho only important
class of our industrious citizens con
spicuously absent from both houses
are engineers-tho men who devise the
instruments by which wealth is made,
the men who have always held tho
throttle regulating the world's speed
of progress. This absence of the en
gineering claps, however, is doubtless
due more to the fact that men of their
profession have no time for politics,
rather than to the possibility that their
good workB lack appreciation.-De
troit Free Press.
Cuban History in Brief.
Spain colonized the island in 1511.
In 1543 and again in 1554 Havana
was destroyed by the French.
Matanzas was the first oity to fall
into the bands of the insurgents.
Cruelty and injustice to the natives
has always been the creed of the Spai.
The present revolution began Feb
ruary 24, 1895, when the republio was
proclaimed by Marti.
In 1848 President Polk offered Spain
a million dollars for the island, whioh
offer was refused.
The constitution of Cuba, modeled
on that of the United States, waa
adopted September 23, 1895.
The revolution of 1868 lasted ten
years before Spain succeeded in com
promising by promising reforms.
A triangular blue union, having a
single star and five Btripes, three of
red and two of white, is the flag of the
XarUestBadlshe* ?nd Fest.
The editor urges all readers to grow the
earliest vegetables. They pay. Well, Sal
ter's Seeds are bred to earliness, they grow
and produce every time. None so early, so
fine as Hauser's. Try his radishes, cabbage,
peas, beets, ououmbers, lettuce, corn, eta!
Money in it for you. Balser ls the largest
grower ot vegetables, farm seeds, grasses,
clovers, potatoes, etc
Ir IOU WELL OCT THIS OUT AMD 8 ?ND to the
John A. Balzer Seed Co., La Crosse, Wis.,
with 10c. postage, you will get sample pack
age of Early Bird Radish (ready in 16 days)
and their great catalogue. Catalogue alone
6c. postage. (A. 0.)
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by
Hull's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. Cram Sc Co., Props., Toledo, 0.
Wo, the nmlerslen-d, have known F. J. Che
ney for tho la-it 15 years, and believe him per
fcctlrhonorable in all buslnoss transactions
and financially able to carry out any obliga
tion made by their firm.
WEST <ft TRCAX, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo.
WALDI.NO, RINNAN & MARVIN, Wholesale
Druggists. Toledo. Ohio.
Hull's Catarrh Cure ls taken internally,
acting diieet'y upon the blond nnd mucous
surfaces of tho system. Price, 75c. per bottle.
Bold by all Druggists. Testimonials free.
.41 Have Tried Parker's Glugpr Tonic
and believe in it." pays a mother, and so will
you when you know its revitalizing properties.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for children
teething, softens the gums, reduces innammi
Uon, allays pain,cures wind colic. 25c. a bottle.
It is estimated that 293 hairs 0:1 the
head, 39 ou the chin, 23 on the arm
and 19 on the back of the hand are re
spectively contained in an area of a
quarter of an inch of the normal indi
Mr. Joseph Chamberlain once re
marked to a vacillating and somewhat
lazy member of the house of commons:
"My dear boy, observe the postage
stamp; its usefulness depends upon
its ability to stick to one thing r.ntil
it gets there."
The new waterworks tower just com
pleted at Eden park, Cincinnati, 0.,
is the highest artificial structure in
America. Tho floor of the tower,
reached by elevators, is 522 ff et above
the Ohio river. Tho base is 404 :?eet
above the stream.
The smokestacks of practically all
the ocean steamers aro of a greater
diameter than twelve feet. The stacks
of the Campania and Lucania of the
Cunard line, aro said to be the largest
in use; they aro twenty-three feet in
North Adams, Mass., continues to be
puzzled over a queer condition of elec
tricity in the Hoosac tunnel. Although
vwhen the great four-and-ono-half mile
cut was built no ores, magnetic or oth
erwise, were encountered, there was a
general expectation that rich oro pock
ets would be found ; yet for au unex
plained reason, no electrician has been
discovered who can send a telegraphic
message on a wire running through
from portal to portal of that tunnel,
even though such wire ran inside au
ocean cable. Messages have to be sent
on wires strung on poles over the top
of tho mountains, fully niue miles,and
that is tne way the in-going and out
going passenger and freight trains are
heralded to the keepers of the two
Mr. W. 0. Lewis, who is connected
with the artistic advertising depart
ment of the Youth's Companion, and
resides at 83 Dwight 8treet, Boston,
relates that he had his attention
called lo Bipans Tabules by a busi
ness acquaintance who expressed a
high opinion of them. Ur. Lewis
was a good deal troubled with what
Le dsHorlbos as a nervous, billons
condition that appeared to be
brought on from lime to time by
high pressure work or special
mental activity or excitement, saoh
B3 would be common at periods of
unusual nervous tension. It has be?
come his practice at suoh times to
take a Tabule-just one-at the mo
ment that he observes tho difficulty
approaching. It makes no differ
ence when it is. A favorable result
ls invariably apparent within twenty
minutos. The only noticeable effect
ls that he feels all right in twenty
minutes if he takes the Tabule;
while if he does not the nervous, un?
comfortable feeling intensities and
leads to a bad afternoon and tired
evening. He carries pre of the lit*
He vials with him all the time now,
but doesn't have occasion to apply
to it anything like as often as he did
at first. Nowadays there aro fre
quent periods of from a week to ten
days or even two weeks during
wbloh he finds that he has noonga-_
sion whatever to make use of the
Tabales, but still carries them in his
pocket, just the same/ so that they
may be ready if an occasion occurs.
Pirana Takules ?re soM by druggist*, or br man
li the pi lee (BO cents a lox) ls tent to The Ripaaa
Chemical Comprar, No. lu Bpruoo st., New 1 orle
Eample vial, 10 cents.
mp iJf.inj we will shon you how to
m .kc ?J a day; absolutely ?ure; we fur
nish ibo work and teach you free you
work in tbs locality worro you lire;
send us your nddress and we will explalu
the business fully; remember wo guar
antee a clear protU ot $3 for erery a ? v
work: absolutely sutv: wrlle at ?orr.
10ML 3.t.'??'KAt"Tt'KIV. OiMPANY. Bos LB, llrtralt. Sith. I
Cleo-..ci and beautifies tbs hair.
Promotes a luxuriant growth.
Ifcvor Fails to Hestore Gray
Hair to ito Youthful Color.
Cunt icalp dintaaca Sc hair tailing.
and 17313X7 habits cured. Book aest
raia. Dr. B. a. iroomrr. ATLAJTA, GA.
tiir Q? V y?u t0 **" frQ,t tren. STAKT. Ntra
1? C rA I KURI KS, Louisiana, Ho.; Rockport, UL
A, N. ?.
F v?. ?ti.
'?^hZrzl Even 1
: "~ Fi Vr? help \
fi) A 7:
washing and cleaning, and to 1
do, they will have helped yoi
helped Pearline. You have
you could bring to Pearline,
in the bucket to the money ye
Ci oe ri A Vt??lttt and some unscrupoloi
O Gil Cl or " the same aa Pearline."
4 and if your grocer sen?
j* BaCk honc*-W*A?i.
Unlucky in healtt
Here are emblem:
PurchaM Money refunded aboold Brow**'
person luffering with Dyspepsia. Malaxi*. CbJl
nen Kemnle Inflnuitlea. Impuro Blood, Ve;
Neuralgia. More toan 4,000,000 bottle? sold
Around the farm there is at least a
Hen Droppings, Wood's Earth, Marl
make fertilizers rich in Ammonia, Pot
quick acting, producing large crops ant
the soil. A fertilizer made in this wt
about $12 per ton.
Many thousand fanners hare sav?d fully half
Chemicals. Circular giving Instruction! for mixing
r/^ HURRAH. FARMERS
tiT Tlia millennium ls eeniing for tas ian
I r(Mbn.i,Uats(2?? au.), Barley (USbo ),
tm. L Hay (8 toss), sad Green Tosser (Hst
This Os? yielded la rcnnijlTsnla lewe
acre, and hundreds el farmers who t??t?d s
8ILV&R KINO BARI
Thstlithswraserl Uti bu. pr sers in
thousand growers say. ItlsmsrTilous, we
Catslofus tells slltbmit lt. Itlstns??
sleding Cora and Birlsy, ui?ar*o<.ipt sf li
j % J9HN A-5ALZE
Both the method and resulta when
Sjrup of Figs is taken; it ia pleasant
and refreshing to the tarte, and acts
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys*
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of FigB is the
only remedy of its kind ever pro
ducen, pleasing to the tasto and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial m its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made 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 any one who
wishes to try IL. I)o not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CH
SAN FRANCI3C0, CAL.
L0UI8VILLE. KY. NEW YORK. N.V.
is a vigorous feeder and re
sponds well to liberal fertiliza
tion. On corn lands the yield
increases and the soil improves
if properly treated with fer
tilizers containing not undei
A trial of this plan costs but
little and is sure to lead to
Our pamphlets ?re not Advertising circulars boom,
ing special fertilizers, but are practical works, contain?
inc latest researches on the subject of fertilization, and
are really helpful to tanners. They ore teat free for
GERMAN KALI WORKS,
93 Nassau St., New York.
Large Siz*, Cost (400, in tue four months.
Will Be Sold at a Bargain.
\WApply at ouce to
Atlanta Newspaper Din, Atlanta, 6a,
THE AERMOTOR CO. does half O?a won<ri
windmill business, because lt baa reduced UM co* et
wind power to 1/6 what lt waa. It haa many branca
houses, ?.ml supplies Its goods and repairs
r door. It can and Joes tunas* ?
. bolter article for leas monet than
fothers. It make? Pumping stn*
-jj Geared, Steel, ?^Tanl??d-??t?r.
sT*8* completion WTiidnallla, TU Ont
y and Fixed Stael Tower*, Steel Buss Saw
rtaaes. Steel Feed Cutters and reed
" of these articles that It wUl furnish uni
Januar? lat at 1/3 the usual price. It also UM
Tanks and Pumps of all kinds. Send for eatalosrua.
Fsctora : Utk. BockweU sod Ptllawrg Streets. Otk
Sohool Of S la ox- tia ?irs. ci
A Uti UNTA. 'SA.
Ko text books used. Actual I namess from day of
enterine. Business pupers, collage carr mer and
goori' u-ed. Send for hindson ely illustrated esta,
log 'e. Board cheaper than in anr Southern city.
WE HAVE N0 AGENTS.
anrwh/ire for examination
bator* sale. EwrytMag wag.
ranted, i oo stylo of Car*
rlages, oo styles of Har
ness,4 I styles Kldlng5sd
J dies, write for catalogas.
Carrie I? a Harassa Uff Ce.
W. B. PKATT.'Seey_Elkhart, lad.
mm,", GET M A Tl RIED ? Send 10c. for M doa,
Leap Year Proposal Cards; lata t. oat: lou of ran.
Novelty Prlntlu.Co.. HUhepherd Av.,Brookl7B,y.T.
A lil IB Isl Morphine Hublt Cured In 1?
p your eye on
f you use it already, you'll find
here and there that will gready
rou. And there isn't a man,
nan, or child but can be helped
All these advertisements are
eant for the good of Pearline,
f course-to show you the best
easiest and cheapest way of
ead you to use it But if they
LI far more than they will have
more at stake. All the money
by using it, wouldn't be a drop
>u'd save by it
is grwcers ?will tell you " this is ?a good as"
ITS FALSE-Pearline is never peddled,
ia voa something in place of Pearline, bo
1 470 JAMES PYLE, Kew York.
s of good luck;
[RON BITTERS. '
s Iron ?ffte? taken as directed fail .e tttflfJt atty
* and Ferer, Kidney and Liver Tree bl?. BlllotM
akneas, Nervous Troubles, Chronio Utadaoke off
and only $100 ai kid for and refunded.
LOW N CHEMICAL CO.. BAXTistoax, Ma
ton or two of materials, such as Ash??,
I and other things, which, if mixed with
ash and Phosphoric Acid, which will b? *
1 at thc same time permanently improve
ty t's certain, but costs very tittle-only
their fertiliser bills by the ase of Powell's
, with Uitimonals from every section sent free.
? & ClriEniCAL CO., Baltimore, AM.
1-8HOUT FOR JOY! . ^
Mr, for vlth oar nsw ercsUocs fa Wheel I
Cora 1207 be.', Rye (70 ba.), lV.sto.si 1,2 0
toss Mrixrs)-w* say with seen yields th?;
ER MIME O/\TS-S200 IN GOLDI
ira stetsons*.) ii S bu. fru?a oe* D.asares
sae ar? sar? 2?0 ba. ii porrillo in U96.
rEY-? I OO IN COLD! ,M "
I?V3 r.nd Ito bn. ii poM:b!? ia 1651 So CM
laderhi). Oh, th? ?ilUnaio? ls ber?!
lyouwl'h lu grain si d trass (ssplu, In*
.c.pestss?,or Cauloju?al?te for tc. postage.