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THE FILIPINO FOLK
ELIZA ARCHARD CONNER WRITES OF
THE NATIVES OF THE ISLANDS.
The Lnnsnnce, CnNtonm and Cliarne
torittlCH cf the 1'eople of the Fhll
ipitlncK X4cultnr Evansellntic
Mctliotla tif Sulu Mohammedan.
i Special Correspondence.
Manila. June 23. The inhabitants
of these islands, except a few aborigines,
are all of the Malay race, subject to vis
ible admixtures with the Spaniard in
the northern portion and in the southern
a race of Mohammedans, who came to
Mindanao before Magellan and "con
verted" the natives to their particular
variety of religion. They used as effect-
ive weapons as even the Spaniards,
these sons of the prophet, for they drove
their theology down the throats of the
heathen with sword and cannon. Mr
W. C." Kaelin, an American mer
chant in Manila, has in his possession
today an old time brass cannon so old
indeed that the Spanish found it on
Mindanao when they came there first.
It is apparently of old Moorish work
manship and must date almost as far
back as when cannon were first made
almost as long ago, in fact, as when
people began to make the mother-in-law
and stovepipe jokes. This cannon
is of uncommonly fine workmanship.
The Malay peoples speak as many af
30 different dialects, but they are to be
divided into three leading groups Ta
galos, Vi6ayas and Sulus. The Tagalos
are the particular variety with whom we
are having the little discussion at pres
ent, an undersized race, inferior in every
thing except capacity for small sized
deviltry The Visayas belong to the
middle gronp of the Philippines, and
are larger than the Tagalos. Those who
know them say they possess the capac
ity for steady work, which, if true,
puts them far ahead of the Tagalos.
Next there are the Sulus that is,
Mohammedans who inhabit the south
ern part of the islands the Sulu archi
pelago. They retain the religion that
was fired into them by the brass cannon
400 years ago. and are followers of tht
prophet who tcorn the white man's
theology. Not even Spanish priests have
ever been able to bend their necks, and
they are not fond of the company oi
white men In government they run a
side show of their own. and have a sul
tan who was not much more than nom
inally tributary to Spain. It will be
the pleasant task of Uncle Sam to send
a couple of his regiments down there
with a few rapid firo gnus, just to let
them know things aro not as they used
to be. The soldier boys would like no
better fun than to go and open up the
fabulously rich Sulu archipelago.
Finally, the queerest little people
outside of monkey folk are certainly to
be found here. They are aborigines of
the islands, those who inhabited them
before the Malay race, which in turn
gives place to the white man, who con
quered the small creatures. They are
the Negritos, often called Aetas., A full
grown young Negrito woman whom 1
know is about the size of a well grown
GROUP OF NEGE1TOS.
American child of 12 years. Their eyes
are fierce and wild looking, their fea
tures are flat, and their heads covered
with tho heaviest and most matted
wool any creature's head could support
Mentally I judge that the utmost cul
ture that could be bestowed on them
would enable them to count (30. A fam
ily of them would be a great attraction
to an American circus.
Eliza Abchaed Conker.
LATE SUMMER STYLES.
Keznlnlne Fashions Appropriate tu
the Ilenteil Ter-ji.
Nkwpobt, Aug. 14.. It is not nec
essary to ask "Whither are we drift
ing?" when we look at the latest im
portations of lovely gowns. Indeed we
began to have straws before, and they
enow how the wind blows. I prophesy
from signs visible that before winter is
over we will have first empire styles to
an extent now undreamed of. Our
Does Coffee Agree- With You?
If not, drink Graln-O made from pure
Kraln. A lady writes: "The first time I
made Graln-0 1 did not llto It but after
using It for one week nothing would induce
me to go back to coffee." It nourishes and
feeds the system. The children can drink
It IreOlV With rrrnnt hAnu4l, T I. t,a
'""'. etrentlienlnit !,uiiiunA nf ,,.-, ,'.i,,c n.
apackneo today from your grocer, follow
wi."'' ia ?akln(r It Hiid you will
2i,cloilsnndh',nlthful 'able bever
age for old and young; 16c and 25c.
women may have Benee enough to re
fuse the low necked gowns, but already
they manage to achieve the appearance
of them. More gowns than I can count
recently have had the effect of being
cut very low off the shoulders. The
vacant space is covered with lace in
form of a fitted guimpe, with long,
tight sleeves. Sometimes there are
straps of the dress material over the
shoulders in form of sleeves, but more
often there is no apology for a sleeve
whatever. Then again there will be a
tight 6leeve of the dress material reach
ing to the elbow. But the principle
seems to be to simulate the old style
short, low waist with the narrow skirt
and scarf or mantelette.
Dressmakers are skirmishing around
trying this and that variation or com
bination, but always coming nearer the
style of those made historic by the Em
pi ess Josephine.
Theo two costumes, for the whole
outfit was to be made to go together,
were sent for two sisters well known in
New York high society, but curiously
enough they do not like to have their
name3 in print. One of these dresses
had the underskirt made of violet silk
mnalin, closely shirred for several inches
around and just below the knees. The
skirt ended in a flounce as full as it
conld possibly bo gathered and so long
that it laid out on the floor all around.
It was lined with silk. There was an
overskirt made of black dotted lace,
with a border of rich tan colored ap
plique laco along the edge. It was
draped somewhat in shawl shape The
waist was of all over lace, lined with
the silk and draped around like a very
short empire bodice, with the black
lace. The sleeves were long, reaching
down over the wrist like the old time
The hat is a marvel in its way. It is
high of brim and also of crown. On the
front is a whole bnnch of pink roses, a
black velvet bow and short, but rich
tuft of black plumes. On the outside is
an enormous bunched bow of white
LATh SUUMEK TOILETS.
tnlle, with pink roses on tho right side.
This tnlle extends in strings, which tie
under the right side of the chin, with
ends floating down far below the waist
Then; are finished with ruffles of the
same. There is something of an old,
sweet flavor about this whole suit, al
though it is yet essentially modern.
The other costume even surpassed
this in beauty and olden style. Begin
ning with the parasol. The handle of
this was leng enough to answer for a
sfciff, while the parasol was of white
silk with one deep flounce of the finest
qnalitv of lierre lace eight inches deep.
This lace is especially light and filmy,
with tho pattern defined on it like old
The dreos is of ivory Irish poplin,
with a lierre flounce all around the
bottom and another row at the waist.
Tho bodice is in form of a blouse to the
bust line, where it stops over a lace
guimpe, edged with four inch lierre of
the same pattern. The sleeves were
very long, with deep lace ruffles. On
the front of the waist was embroidered
a straggling design of grasses and blue
flax blossoms, and a larger one was
wrought in the middle of the front
breadth. Over the arms is to be thrown
the scarf, which is one width of the
poplin, reaching quite to the ground ii.
front. The proper way to wear the
mantle is shown in the illustration.
The hat is an immense poke of flax blue
satin straw, simply smothered in white
tulle or malines, and this is brought
around and tied in a bow comprising
th6 whole width of tho stuff, so as to
form a dainty setting for the young
face it will adorn. If any one can in
vent a prettier costume, I would like to
The very furs of the coming winter
will be those made familiar by old
prints. There are now ready tippets,
boas half a mile long and muffs big
enough to carry a kitten in besides the
wearer's hands. These large, soft and
rather flabby muffs aro put forward as
feelers. If they do not please, why no
more will be made, and these will be
cut down smaller.
"Thanks be," as the old folks say.
the eagle and long goose and albatross
quill is doomed, and it will be bnt a
short time before its memory will be
lost, save where some artist caught it
on the fly. In the ph;e of the quill we
have made feathers of the drooping
kind, the ends tipped with little span
gles or bits of white feathers of a closer
kind, for theso drooping plumes are
made of some almost transparent feath
er. One wide hat of black straw, with
open insets of horsehair, had rich black
satin bows and strings and two of these
plumes, ono black with white tips at
the ends and the other all white.
Ilia Wedding Fee.
A clergyman, speaking of wedding
fees, said: "About a month ago a cou
ple came to my church to get married
In accordance with arrangements made
with me. The church was opened and
lighted up brilliantly, and the organist
played the regulation marches. The
nuptial knot being tied, the smiling
groo'm approached me and placed a
spotless white envelope in my hands.
It was heavy, and a touch showed that
It contained a coin. I concluded that
It was a ?10 goldplece. After the bridal
party had departed I opened the en
velope. What do you suppose It con
tained? A silver quarter. I dropped
It in the poor box." Brooklyn Times.
Taking No Chances.
"Now," said the enterprising inter
viewer, "please read this over and
hold up your right hand."
"But," said the public man, "this Is
merely an Interview."
"That's all it is now. But I thought
It would be a good thing to be ap
pointed a notary public. We've had too
many denials, and this article's going
to be an affidavit before It gets into tho
paper." Washington Star.
M w JtHf
TRAINING JACK TAIIS.
THE NEW HOME FOR NAVAL APPREN
TICES AT NEWPORT.
Navy Department! Plan Ifor Man
ning? American AVrlilp "With Vlile
ntid Kfflclent S'men m'1mm1 Where
Iln Learn to Ue Sailor.
Washington, Aug. 14. What the
navy does or will do and what is. done
or will be done for the navy continue
to be prime topics of public interest and
comment at the national capital. Since
that May day in Manila bay and the 3d
of July off Santiago Washington, in
common with all the country, is of the
opinion that "there's nothing too good
for the navy." And there iu't. Xor is
this feeling confined to the great naval
captains. The humble but rollicking
and jolly Jack Tar comes in for a gener
ous hliare of admiration, and there is a
genuine interest in his well being.
Provision is very wisely being made
for the future in the matter of manning
the warships with well drilled and effi
cient seamen. A notable step in this
direction is the construction of the
new home at Coaster's inland, in New
port harbor, for naval apprentices, the
contract for which has just been let by
the navy department. The building,
which must be completed within the
next five months, represents the latest
style of special structure and is de
signed to accommodate 1,000 boys,
gathered for preliminary instruction
before going on their first deep sea
cruise aboard training ships whence
they will be graduated as full fledged
Jack Tars, ready for duty on American
With the great growth in the navy
during the lust year or two the problem
of securing ordinary seamen of the right
sort has been a pressing one. and the
naval authorities have redoubled their
efforts to put into training large num
bers of boys for sea careers, securing
them at an age when they most easily
learn and are most readily induced to
adopt a naval life. This plan is pre
ferred by the department, except where
there is urgent and immediate need for
men. to enlisting full grown men from
the merchant marine service, where the
pay is as good, sometimes better, or to
gathering ablebodied recruits from
among landsmen. Many of the latter,
however, who were termed "inland
sailors. " made very good seamen during
the war with Spain.
The training service, though doubled
afloat during the present year, is inade-
SCHOOL FOK NAVAL APFKKXTlCfcS ON COAST
ER'S ISLAND. NEWPORT IIAP.EOIL
quate because of the number of ships
available to educate all the boys re
quired in the next two or three years.
The expedient, therefore, has beenadopt
ed of establishing institutions ashore
for much of the theoretical training
and for inculcating the first essentials
of discipline, the purpose being to re
lieve the crowded cruising schoolships.
Ono of these rendezvouses has been built
on Verba Bnena island, in San Fran
cisco harbor, and work is now to be
commenced on the other one, at New
The building on Coaster's island is to
be placed on a hillside, sloping down to
the landing place, the hill in the rear
overtopping the roof and not only shel
tering the structure from the bleak New
England winter winds, but affording a
foundation for water supply capable of
filling all the fire mains. The main
front will be 373 feet long and about 30
feet high, and the width of the build
ing will be 150 feet
A fine drill hall, open to the roof,
where it will be lighted, will occupy
the center of the structure on the
ground floor, its galleries giving access
to the two upper stories, of which one
is to be devoted to offices, schoolrooms,
library and reading rooms, while the
third floor will provide ample accom
modation to swing 1,000 hammocks in
eight dormitories. The drill hall will
be 300 by 60 feet, and adjoining will be
a shooting gallery 1 CO feet in length.
In navy circles, as well as elsewhere,
that which most attracts public atten
tion just now is the home coming of
Admiral Dewey. It is expected that the
admiral will repair to Washington as
soon as the great demonstration in New
York is over, and the reception here,
though less spectacular than that in
New York, will be quite as significant
and gratifying to its recipient
The admiral will be entertained by
the president, and; though the arrange
ments so far are but tentative, it is
likely to be the swellest function that
has ever occurred at tho White House.
Other receptions, public and private,
There is scarcely any doubt that Ad
miral Dewey will make Washington his
permanent home, as this city would bo
more congenial to him than any other.
There is here quite a bunch of old sea
dogs, who are mainly cronies of tho ad
miral and with whom he would donbt
less find pleasanter companionship than
he would find elsewhere. Among the
compatriots of Dewey who make their
homes in Washington are Bear Ad
mirals Howell. Schley, Higginsou, Rodg
ers and Day on the active list, and a
score or so on the retired list.
The lloitnn Flo ' Grief.
Mother Why tlo you weep so, Emer
son? Little Emerson Because Waldo Smith
Informs me that he Is to take up the
study of Egyptian hieroglyphics next
wtek. and papa refuses to let me begin
until 1 am 5 years old. San Francisco
Cllmnx of Cnlture.
"What is a cosmopolitan V
"He's a man who can go all around
the world without buying a souvenir
Bpoon." Chicago Record.
STRENGTH OF GIBRALTAR.
Its OrrnrlirlmlnB Effect I'pon an
"There Is no doubt that Gibraltar is,
from the nature of its location, the
strongest fortified spot on earth," said
a recently returned tourist, "but the
English officers who are on duty there
M-em impressed with the idea that
there is some weak t-pot about the
place and that some American may
discover it. They have very uoiieni
cal rule and regulations governing the
fortification, ami one of them Is- that
no American can be admitted to the
fortified places, though they are al
lowed to wander all around the outside
as long as they care to.
"I do not tiling the combined guns of
the res-t of the world, all working to
gether and for 12 hours each day, Sun
days and public holiday included, fot
one year, could seriously interfere with
Gibraltar beyond cutting off the mail
communication. The Mails are solid
rock a quaiter of a mile thick, ami
such a thing an doing any damage in
a military sense would be simply non
sense. Gibraltar could resist any at
tack, and the conditions there are such
that the attacking party would neces
sarily have to be exposed in making
Its attack. This exposure would have
to be within range of the guns of the
fort, even If they are 50 years out of
date. Consequently they would be
nearly as effective as modern guns,
for with all that is claimed for modern
warfare there probably never will be
any fighting done when the opposing
parties are out of sight of each other.
"While all this is admitted by mili
tary men of all countries, it seems
funny that there should be auything
of a secret or hidden character about
Gibraltar that Americans should not
be allowed to inspect as freely as the
people of other countries are. Eng
land may be whipped some time in the
history of the world, but the defeat
will not take place at Gibraltar, I as
sure you." Washington Star.
SCENERY FOR A NEW PLAY.
! Preparation In Modern Theater
an Interestinc Process.
The preparation to? a new play, a
far as the scenery Is concerned, is most
interesting. A complete model in min
iature Is made, about the size of one
of the German toy theaters seen In the
shops. The picture is carefully painted;
the rocks, if there be any, and the
foliage are cut out, aud all the details
are followed with.no less thought than
when the real affair is attacked.
The work Is done in water color,
mounted on pasteboard, and If the
scheme be an interior there are real
curtains in miniature, flights of steps,
and the hangings, all seriously worked
out. It is something that would de
light the heart of a boy and furnish
him with endless amusement. These
models are kept until after the piece
is produced, and are then put nway
on shelves, alas! only to warp and be
come covered with dust.
But the master painter's work does
not end here by any means, for there
are lights jo be arranged, since they
play an important part in the per
formance and must be regulated by
the scheme of color; so there nre long
conferences with electricians and many
discussions with the makers of glass
shades whereby the exact tiuts may be
When every detail lias been settled,
then the great acres of cauvas are
spread on the paint frames, and the
drawing is begun. Large china pots
nre used for the colors. These are filled
with paints, which are mixed with
water and a size, and enormous
brushes put the pigment on the can
vas. It is wonderful to watch the
artist, who dashes on the paint with
no apparent tare and who has to work
fast to coer the surface before tho
color dries, which it does quickly.
New York Commercial Advertiser.
Some doctors believe that a man has
just so many hours to be awake, and
that the more of them ho uses up In a
ilay the shorter his life will be. A man
might live to be 200 if he could sleep
most of the time. The proper way to
economize time, therefore, is to sleep
when there is nothing better to do.
Banner Show o-f the Season
Headed by the wonderful transformation and electrical dancers, the
Others on the bill are:
HIGG1NS & LESLIE
KENT & FRENCH and
Performances every evening and Saturday matinee. Take Rapid
Transit line to park; 15c round trip includes entrance to ground and ad
mission to theater. Phone 873.
LAKESIDE CASINO, HARRY HAWN, MANAGER.
Commencing: Monday Matinee, Aug. 14
MISS IiOTTIE GLADSTONE, the greatest and most artistic little
lady of the vaudeville world. Her act must be seen to be tipprt ciated.
CLIFF DEAN and MISS JOSK, America's own travestists, in their satire
on society's 400, concluding with their great challenge cake walk.
ARTHUR AMSDEN, the headlino versa tilo instrumentalist. F. NIBLO,
the eminent humorist. AL. C. WALTZ, in his wonderful feats mi pedel
eycles and cycle skates.
15c car fare, round trip, admission to grounds and seat in theater.
Buy tickets of conductors. Entire change of company each week. Two per
formances daily. Afternoon and evening.
F"r-oo Oand Concert Sunday, 2 B.tVI.
For a SUMMER
To Detroit, Mackinac, Georgian Bay, Petoskey, Chicago
Vo ether Una offers r&xtcranui of 169 miles of equal Tarletj- and Interest,
rear Trips pir TTttk Between I
Toledo, Detroit and Mackinac
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When You Ride Your Wheel
Alwnj s shake Into your shoos Allen's Koot
Ease. a powder for the feet. It keens your
feet cool, prevents sweating feet, and makes
vour endurance ten-fold sireatrr. Over one
million wheel people nre using Allen's Koot-
r.lise. aiiv ii Hmpc ii. xi ;n"ii"'i jiii,.
couuorL ii' aiimiuuj;, ihh, swollen, .ii-iiuin
.feet, and i n certain cure for Ingrowing
nall. At nil dnnjgMs. and -hoe ..tores. S3o.
(Sample FRKKliy mall. Aildn-s. Allen S.
Olmsted, l.e Hoy. X. Y. :l
Paper and Mrlnir.
' Franklin's time honored and cumu
lative adage. "For nam of the nail the
' shoe was; ul. fur 'vain of the shoe the
horse was lost, for -;iiit of the horse
the man was U-.t." should have the
addendum of twine and paper bags
put to it to make it complete
Few things are inmv aggravating
than to bo leady to tie tip a package
aud find no string, or to carry a few
apple, uraujie-. egss or bulbs a short
distance ami tiiid no bag to hold them.
Strings should always be wound In a
ball and kept ready for immediate use
where the family may find them, aud
paper lags, as soon as emptied, should
be folded neatly and laid in a drawer
for use as uecded.
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I Central Engine House
H Akron Iron Works
I I)::.moiitl Rubber Works
" !;iiiiai!cl Market
' No 2 Kngine House, Sixth ward
7 X Broadway, near Market
S BwhtPl -"V and Bowery
!! iscliumacher Mill, Millst
12 Prospect, near Mill
13 Furnace and Broadway
14 Main nnd Keck
15 Ash and Park Place
1G No 3 Engine House, West Hill
17 Carroll and Exchange
IS Emp rp Mower and .Reaper Wk?
19 Ak on Rubber Works
i Piospcct and Perkins
2.5 Forge and Market
24 hherman near Exchange
25 Main and Exchange
26 North Howard and Tallmadge
27 W Market and Greene
28 Akron Knife works
29 Washington and Hopp alley
31 North Howard and North
."2 E Market and Spruce
4 W Market and Valley
" Carroll and Spicer
."( Carroll and Sumner
:7 North and Arlington
.SS Vine and Fountain
3!) Coburn and Campbell
41 Wooster av and Locust
42 Pearl, near Cistern
43 S Main and Falor
45 College and Mill
4li Ailington nnd Hazel
17 Howe and Bowerv
4S West South
4!) Morrill pottery, State at
51 Howard and Cherry
52 No. 4 Engine house, Main & Fa.
53 Center st. railroad crossing -
54 Kuchtel av. and Union
5(i Akron Stoneware Go.,Sixth war
57 Lods and Turner
55 Perkins and Adolph ave
5!) Main, near Odd Fellows Teiupb
"I Case ave and Kent
02 Sieberling Mill, Sixth ward
i3 Johnston and Champlain
04 Akron Sewer PipoCo.,Black mi!
Co Hill Sewer Pipe Co. E. Market
07 CarrolLandE. Market
08 Second ave and Valley rilr:
Oil Johnson and Wilson
71 Gran and Cross
72 North and Maple
73 Werner Printing Co
74 North Urion, nearBlufi
75 Bobinson Bros, N Forge st
7." The Whitmore, Robinson Co
81 Western Linoleum Co
32 Summit Sewer Pipe Co
83 Allyn and Cross
P4 Thornton and Harvard
85 The J C McNeal Boiler Works
91 Cereal Mills, S Howard st
92 Schumacher Cooper Shop, Nortl
121 General Alarm
123 Silver and Hickory
52". W Markt-t and Rhodes av
282 Renner'i3rTrty, IT 7oxg it
241 Sherman and Von
251 Cedar and Wabash or
253 W Exchange, near Willow
! 312 Cascade rlflls, N Howard
si fire umers itesiaenco
, 321 Adams and Upson
i341 Balch and Market
i 342 Maple, opposite Balcb
I 31. T7 1 fr -. n . n . J Sa1.
.i., Wurman tiuu ovsuy
:J51 Exchange and Spicer
il'J Wooster and St Clair
I '3 St Clair ami R:irtres
r. V.., i, i U . rk- W .Mer av
CRUISE take the
The Greatest Perfection
jet attained In Boat Con
struction: Luxurious . .
Equipment, Artistic Fur
nishing, Decoration and
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DL I UUII AM) CLEVELAND
Ftr, SI ,50 Efh Dli-retlra.
forth!, ?., 91. StttfrrMim, $1.7.
Connections aro made at Cleveland vilh
Earlitt Trams for all points East. South
nd South wwt, and at Detroit for all points
North sod Northwest.
Panda? Trip Jno. Jotj, Aairoat.
September ani Oftfbrr Oalj,
oeiroii ona Glevemnd NavEoanon GompaoK
lUtu - i.
GEMS IN VERSE
A Gra Mood.
Af we hurry juay to the enlt my friend.
Of t.ii sjJ !i.u!c farce called existence
We are tui tlut the future will brine one, thin.?.
And that is the grne in the distance.
And o wht-n our Ines run alon? all wrong.
And not Line ms real or certain,
Uc can comfort our&h with the thought (or
Of that specter It-trim! the curtain.
1 tell ou. if I could pu back the track
To un life's morning: hour,
1 ux'ulil :io'vt forth seeking name or faint
Or that jKwr bauble called power.
Inould I-- I:lv the sunlight and lie to iie,
1 umrid lend, but I would not borrou,
Vor would I be blind and complain ofr&in
Forgetting the meaning of sorrow. f
Thii world is a iirous jest at best,
Ttr-c! nff h the pods in laughter,
A.d J cruel attempt at uit were it.
If tKiiii.isr In-tur came after.
tt i re-kins ttil hearts that ache and break
Which e oufht to comfort and strengthen.
As vto lmrr away to the end, my friend.
And the -.I.a-lwus behind us lengthen.
Elk ttlieeler Wilcox.
A I'nHt Nuptial Ode.
We used to walk together in the twilight,
lie whHin'rinir tender uorda so sweet and low,
A down the green Iane3 when the dew was fall
ing. And through the woodlands where the birds wert
Wc wandered in those hours o long ago.
Hut now no more we walk in purple gloaming
Ado wo the lanes, my loe and I, ah, met
The time has passed for such romantic roaming;
He hold the baby while I'm getting tea.
We used to sit, with lamp turned low, together
And talk of lore and its divine effects.
When nights were long and wintry was the
Tar nobler he than knight with knightly feather.
And I to him the loveliest of my sex.
Now, oft when wintrj winds howl round kbe ga
ble, Immersed in smoke, he pores o'er gold and
The fact ignored that jut across the table
The loneliest of her sex sits darning socks.
Oft when ainned to suit my hero's fancy
I tripped to meet him at his welcome call;
He looked unutterable things his dark eye glow
ing In fond approHl at m outward showing
His tate in laces, dresses, jeweis alll
Now if perchance we leae the bouse together.
When friends invite or prima donna sings,
lie scans my robes bought hpw for the occasion
And foots the bills snd looks unutterable
Oh, bjgone days, when seventeen and single,
He called me angel 33 he prcsed.my hand I
Oh, present time, wherein that selfsame fellow
To that same angel grown a trifle yellow
Calls out, "Matilda, do you understand?
Ah, yes, I understand one thing for certain,
Ive after marriage is a beauteous myth;
Which they who once have passed behind thsj
Turn up their noses at disenchanted withl
The Sexton of the Sea
You scatter flowers on the grassy mound
That marks the spot where your loved ones be;
ou bring them emblems with never a thought
For the dead beneath the sea.
Tor every ship that the hands of men
Haie build cd with chart and wheel
The bones of men in a hundredfold
Are laid bensath its keel.
A canvas shroud and an iron bar
At the weary head and the wasted feet.
And, lo, from the deck they nune away
From the hearts that throb and beat!
Soldiers anil realtors and captains grand.
Babes with a mother's breat
Wet with the lips that will touch no mort
Come down in my arms to ret.
And I lay them gently alone to sleep
Where the !cd of the sand is clear,
nd none may nander, and none shall stray,
For 1 keep them, oh, bo dear!
And, hark! When the bell buoy tolU at night
Above the wae where the fishes swim,
You mar know that 1 keep my Tattler's watch.
For the day I shall ghe them back to him!
John James Meehan in Leslie's Weekly.
The World's VInIoii.
Perhaps vou did a dozen things
Worth praising, yesterday,
But jou alone remember them.
So wags the world away.
Tomorrow you may err somehow.
And will the world forget?
Ab, ihirty-seen years from now
Men will remember yetl
Oh, many a good thing that you do
Your brothers miss todayl
They always see your errors, though
So wags the world away.
I Will Be SUent.
I will be silent, that the wise
May wisdom teach me, day by day.
'Tis only clattering fools despise
The tongue that doth no thoughts betray,
I will be silent. Nature speaks
Alone when human lips are mute.
The voices of the mountain peaks
Await the stillness absolute.
T will be silent, and the flower
Perchance its magic will disclose;
'Twere more than worth a quiet hour
To win the secret of a rose!
The hush of day, the calm of night
Will onveil mysteries to my soul.
Till heaven may open to my sight
Through nature's ever changing scroll.
Emma C. Powd in Youth's Companion.
Achieved His Aim.
He said that in the glowing west he'd rise to
To station far above the common herd;
Ue'd be a leader, too. of men who'd recognire his
And slavishly obey his slightest word.
Long did he seek for eminence, his motto, "Do
Pricked onward by ambition's cutting goad,
Until he won position most unquestionably hign
He's a section foreman on the Pike's Peak road.
The rcnlmlst la Mad.
For cery thunder laden storm that breaks
A hundred mornings fair the sun awakes.
For cicry vulture foul that flaps its wing
A hundred tuneful larks mount up and sing.
For e'ery comet in its reckless flight
Ten thousand stars are orbited aright.
There's more of laughter than of tears on earth.
And fewer dirges far than odes of mirth.
Fpon the whole, there's more of good than bad.
The world's all right, the pessimist Is ,nud.
J. K. Hut-on in Richmond Religious Herald.
To loc, lo know, to sing these three
Are (Jod'p most precious gifts to men;
To know what has becflfrnd to see
The rienitig of what shall be.
Far off beyond the present's ken.
To rcAd life's book and understand.
To tell the treasury of stars.
And through death's unrelenting ban
To spy the bounds of spirit land.
Smoko One With Me.
"Do yon smoke V asked the middle
aed man. "Yon didn't two months
ago. Yon ought n't to smoke, my boy;
you're too yonng and not strong look
ing Then the elderly adviser started
to light n cigar. "Have n cigar?" he
airt aUseutmindedly, as he scratched a
match. Tho young man took the cigar
and bit off tho end.
"The&e are very mild," ended tho
speaker, presumably for the benefit of
his conscience "very mild, and won't
hurt you any." New York Commer
What Is this that we build f
It Is wealth's strong tower.
And when It is finished the peopla tbaU throng
And the kings of the earth shall cringe befcr
It and cower
Salth the master.
Ay tf But where, thin, shaU wt tT
What a brute ! That is what is said of
the man who abuse his horse, but the man
who abuses hi body finds help and en
couragement on eery side. His mother
make, mm mjdic
of that srood old-
i, .?" cuii, aim ins wile
follow, with deli
cious ice cream. Presently tlie man has
tli.it unpleasant feeling in the stomach
u hieh i! the beginning of a dyspeptic con
dition Hi- ncrvi- become nn-trunu, and
he make- mother, wife and daughter mis
erable with hi- moodines- His liver is
torpid. Ili- blood i- being poisoned by
the impurities which the broken-down or-jan-
a:e incapable of taking: care of. He
is in just the condition to receive the germs
of any di-ease. He is a shining mark for
the germ- of consumption. To that ais-ea-e
too. he becomes, a victim one day or
another, unles- saved by the use of such a
remedy as Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery. This will put him on his feet
again. It is a tonic and appetizer, a blood
purifier, a liver invigorator, a nerve re
storer, a strengthener for the eak, a cure
for weak and bleeding lungs, bronchitis,
lingering cough and kindred ailments,
which if neglected or improperly treated
lead up to consumption. Perhaps yon
think no medicine- can cure so many ail
ments, but when you remember that all
these diseases start in the stomach and nu
tritive system, and that ' Golden Medical
Discovery" corrects that fault or derange
ment at the starting point, it isn't so
strange after all that it does so much.
Mrs. Kllen K. Bacon, of Shutesbiiry, Franklin
Co., Mass., writes: I firmly believe I should
he in a very 1ki1 -tate now if I had not taken
Dr. rierces (lolden Medical Discovery. Prior to
September 1S97. 1 had doctored for mv stomach
trouble for several years, going through a course
of treatment without any real beneiit. In Sep
tember lSofi. I had very sick spells aud grew
wor-e; coultl eat but little. I commenced in
SjcptcuilKri 1-07. to take the 'Golden Medical
Di-covry" aud in a short time I could cat and
work- "l have gamed twenty pounds ia two
Office, Second floor, Palmer Block.
No. 148 s. Main st.
Nrst stairway north of the I.0.0.F,
The Dixon Transfer Co.
Coal, Transfer and Livery
jTOods. Coaches, coupes and carriages
or fini'Tals. -.veddiiiirs. parties i!ii!
"J a '1 12 fa-'d. s; r ". "1
For Every Purpose.
Exchange and Water Streets.
Catawba Pure, Catawba A, Pert,
Sweet, Ives Seedling-...
Always on baas'. All orders promptly flllel
Special attention given to all mall orders.
SCHAEELER & RHEIN,
Eelly's Island, 0.
The Ritchie Coal Co.
the place to buy your.
for the next 30 days. Prices down.
RITCHIE COAL CO.
110 W. Market st.
A. D. E:EL-!S
iOaiS moving vans, general i
S,'U-WBn teamlne and trans-
lernng, parcel and trunk delivery, leed
stable. Pomot service, ocoular Drlces.
3 OUlce corner Canal nnd Cherry street-.
3 -stable sio unerry street. f
Tel. nsy g
Frank N. Fuchs, Transfer
Coal, transfer and general teaming,
rubber tire coaches for funerals,
weaaings, dances, moving vans,
wagonettes, band wagons.
106 Lincoln St., Tel. 564.
J. K. WILLIAMS
General Machine Work of All Kindf-
Clay "Working Machinery for
Stotiewrri' r. Speci.iHy.
CASFAR ZINTSL '
Manufacturer of all kinds of brushes
Orders promptly attended to."
155 S. MAIN ST. AKRON, O.
CLAMS S LOBSTERS
the: bank caee:,
The Finest Restaurant In Akron.
MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS.
FKE IMPORTED AUD D051TSTIC
VA'o-fc Goods & Cigars
Under Central Savings Bant,
OHN KOER3ER, lrop
125 North High street
Best of Accommodations
Hoard by day or week j
Seashore Excursion Aug. 10.
Via C. A. & C. and Pennsylvania
lines, $13.50 Atlantic City, N. J., and
roturn. Tickets pood 15 (lavs. Seo
C. D. Honodlo, Ticket Agtu Union
$19.15 to Mackinac Island and Return.
Including meals and berths. For
further information enquire of C. 1).
Honodle, Union depot. Tel. 42.
$1.00 Columbus and Return.
VI ii C A .M' R'v Simiilnt- Amr
Train leaves Akron Union depot at
8:80 u. m.. arrives Columbus 12
o'clock niioii. Iteturnimr lenvos Co
lumbus 7 p. in. and 12::r midnight,
l'nrlor car seats 2."c each way.
$3.00 Niagaria Falls Return $3.00
Via Erie It. It. Aug;. 15, at 8.44 p.m.
No change of cars, tickets good five
days with stop nt Chautauqua on ro
turn. Wait for tho Erie 1
RAILROAD TIME TABLES
T DIIj: all other daily except Sunday.
Central Standard Tims.
CLEVELAND. AKIION 4 COLOMBCsJ.
Union Depot, Market St.
Colnmbns eipress.. 8:06 m
From Mlllersburg only
uominous iasi mau..
Col.-Cln. last mall
To Mlllersburg only.
No. 2S-H- Col.-Cln. express (-H) .
ERIK RAILROAD CO.
Erie Depot, Mill it.
Time Card: Deo. II, lies.
Va 1 Prnraai
No Rt Limited vestibule
.no inr 10 -vcron only-
No 13 Huntington speclair-Sif
. :J2 pi..
No 87 Accommodation..
No Sf Limited vestibule .
. 1:29 am
. 8:54 alii
. 1:25 pti'
No 4 New Yofk special
No llif Chautauqua express
Xa SS AccnmninilAMnn
iu lir r-xpress..
I1 Exopnt Vnnrinv omi' rinv. art K..:.
C, T. V. K. S.
How. St. Dnlon
"l :10 pm 1:00 pm
R;1S nm iiKSnm
.u.u . U.M I
.. 8:42 am 9:05am
12:01 pm 12:18 pm
;i0:51pm 11:15 pm
Tstt mil 7; il nm
. 7:Si pm
WHEELING A LAKE ERIE RT.
Myron T nerrluk, Robert Bllckensderler,
'fcrticers. Time card: Nov. 17. 1S98.
l'odn t Union depot)Lv 7:15
iponcer , 10:15
Lv 6:S0 am
Spencer . -10:15
Toledo (Union depot)Ar 1:33 pm
i. ii. Boom.
General Trade Manager
Assistant General Passenger Asen'
THE NORTHERN OHIO RAILROAD.
TlmoCard. Dec. 19. 198.
Depot North Main Street.
Depart No. l... ..... 7:50 am
" " No. 11 5:00 Dm
Arrive No. 2. 1:20 pm
.No. 12. 12:lonm
No i ,
riTTSBURG & WESTERN R. R.
Union Depot, Market street.
Leave for the East.
No. Vestibule limited . 1-JZ arc
No. 48t Pittsburg Mp 6:10 an
No. 4 Pittsburg matl. 1:10 pi'.
No. 10 Washington Express from C.
T. 4 V. R. R. Howard it. station 4 :20 pm
Arrive from the East.
No. 3 Western mall ..11 :53 cm
No. 47t Chicago expresss TS pm
No. 6f Vestibule limited .11:W pui
No.9CIeve. Express, ar. C. T.A V.
R. Howard st. station , 9:S0 am
BALTIMORE A OHIO.
No. 6fVstlbnle limited 11:15 tr,
No. 7 Akron-Chicago fast mall 10:10 nm
No. 47 Chloato express 7:50 pn-
Arrive from tht wsst.
No. Of Vestibule limited l:0um
No. 48 Pittsburg axprsss . ,,,, I:u5an:
No. 8 Uhleago-A-roii fast mall 8:10 pm
THE NORTHERN OHIO TRACTION CO.
The A., Tt. & C. Route.
Waiting Room, North Howard St.
Time Card. May 27, ISM.
Cars leave Akron 5:3) a.m., every half
hour; 6:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. nnd at 8, 9 and
Leave Cleveland a n.m every hnlf hour;
6 n.m. until 8 p.m and nt 9. 10 and 11:10 pan.
THE BEST RAILROAD
With the Best Trains Through the Best
Country Pullman Cars Dining Cars.
The Southern railway in connec
tion with the Queen & Crescent
Route, forms the great short-line
highway from Louisville and Cincin
nati to the principal points in Ten
nessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida,
Lotusana, ivortii and fcoath Carolina
with direct steamer connections for
Havana, Cuba; Nassau, X'. P., and
Key West. Double daily trains with
through sleepers. Only 24 hours to
Jacksonville; 54 hours to Havana.
All agents sell tickets via tha
Southern railway. Round-trip tick
ets to principal southern resorts.
Ask your nearest ticket agents for
rates and other information, or write
to C. A. Baird, Trav. Pass'r agent,
Louisville, Ky., or J. C. Ream, jr.,
N. W. Pass'r agent, SO Adams St.,
Chicago, 111., or Win. H. Tayloe, as
sistant general passenger agent,
THE EMPIRE OF THE SOUTH.
Second Edition A Beautifully Illustrated Book
Full ot Important Information.
The First Edition of tho "Empire
of tho South" having? been exhausted,
a Second Kdition is now ready for
It is a handsome volume of about
200 pages descriptive of the South and
its vast resources, beautifully illus
trated, and regarded by critics as tho
most complete production of its kind
that has ever been published.
Persons wishing to secure this work
will please enclose to the undersigned
25 cents per copy, which amount ap
proximates tno cost oi delivery, ne
mlttances may be made in stamps or
Address all communications on this
subject to W. A. TURK, General
Passenger Agent, Southern Railway,
Washington, D. C.
Interesting literature regarding
the south is now being distributed
by the Southern Railway "Southern
Homes" folders, large map folders,
"Land of the Sky" booklets, "South
ern Fields," "Minerals and Mines"
books, etc., mailed free to any ad
dress. "The Empire of the South,"
i a very handsome volumo of about
uu jiases. proiuseiy litusiraiea,
also issued by tho Southern Railway
and sent to any address upon receipt
of 25 cents, which amount approxi
mates cost of delivery. Address,
WM. II. TAYLOE,
Assistant General Passenger Agent,
Southern Ry., Louisville, Ky.
Summer Tourist Tickets
Via Great Lakes now on sale. For
tickets and full Information see C.
I). Honodlo, Union depot, agent D.
&, C. S. N. Co:, C. & B. line. Anchor
line, Merchants' Hue, Northern
Transit Co.. Northern Steamship Co.
$1.50 to Wheeling and Return
Via C, T. & V. It. It. Sunday, Aug.
K5. Special train leaves Howard st.
7:30 a.m.. Enst Akron 7:40 a.m. Re
turning leave Whooling 7:00 p.m.,
Central tiie .