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Gibraltar Aug. 28. Whoever gets
left in the coming struggle for tho
orient, it is certain the Japanese will
not be. They aire as aggressive, wide
awake and up to date as an English
sparrow in an American wheatfield. Afl
a maritime people they are making .tre
mendous strides. Every harbor in the
east is already dotted with fine modern
commercial steamers floating the flag
of Japan, a red globe upon a white field.
The longest regular steamer line in the
world is Japanese, from Yokohama to
7 1 &X
Antwerp. The round trip requires five
months, and ono steamer makes it only
twice a year. The line is primarily for
the carrying of freight, what the Brit
ish call a cargo Hue, but the steamers
also take a limited number of passen
gers at rates cheaper than the regular
passenger vessels, which go faster.
Thus the longer time yon spend on the
sea the more you get your money's
A queer mix are the officers and crews
of these Japan European steamers. The
captain and the leading officers are
British, the chief engineer being often
a Scotchman, like "McAndrews." The
seamen and petty officers, tho steward
and cabin boys and the ship's surgeon
and purser aro Jaianese. The relations
between the two races are civil and
good tempered enough on one of these
ships, but they aro not mutually pre
senting one another with locks of their
hair for keepsakes. Tho Jap thinks he
is as good as anybody on this planet.
The Briton knows ho is bettor than any
body else. It is a matter which long
since passed tho stage of belief with
him. Consequently the contempt that
speaks itself in the exclamation, "E'a
a bloody furriner; pniich 'is 'ead!" can
not help manifesting itself slightly from
Briton to Jap.
The food on these ships, is good, and
well served, but the occidental passen
ger will come to tho conclusion that the
head steward ought to be a white man.
Oriental ideas of cleanliness are not as
those 'of the west. The oriental notion
of cleanliness is to bathe frequently and
change your clothing reasonably often.
Xiceties of handkerchief, table napkin
and toweling for tho oriental mind are
not. In these hot countries the waiter,
carries upon his shoulder or tncked
around his waist the towel with which
he polishes the glass and chinaware of
the dining table. The Jap is very kind
and obliging. If yen ask your waiter
for a cooling drink, he will quickly get
it for you. First he wipes the perspira
tion from his brow with his dish towel.
Then he takes the same towel and with
it carefully polishes till it shines the
glass into which ho pours your drink.
If you should hint that this were not
wholly a cleanly proceeding, he would
be stricken dumb with amazement.
There are several lines of steamers
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from Yokohama to Europe. They stop
at the principal ports all along the east
ern ana southern coasts or Asia, giving
from one to three days to each. The
tourist thus has time to see each
1 city with considerable thoroughness. At
Hongkong and Singapore are steamer
lines connecting with Manila, and at
these and other ports the traveler may
take steamer to Calcutta and Bombay.-
A railroad across India will take one
from Calcutta to Bombay if he wishes
to vary his journey in that way.
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At Bombay he may get a steamer for
Europe. The tourist who takes photo
graphs, especially if he is able to de
velop and print them himself, may
carry home with him a collection of.
rare views. Once at home, the purchase
of a magic lantern and screen of the size
adanted to small parlor entertainments
I will enable him to give genuine pleasure
and instruction to his friends. Unly
plates should be taken with the cameras
to the orient, however, in no case the
rolls of films. The great heat and damp
of the tropics melt and spot tho films
and render them useless.
Westward through the gulf of Aden
the ship steams and up through the Red
sea and tho Suez canal into the shining
blue Mediterranean. There the usual
course leads through the classic strait
of Messina, between Italy and Sicily.
In the strait of Messina, where 4,000
years ago, more or less, Ulysses lashed
himself to the mast, that the siren
might not lure him to destruction in
the whirlpools of Scylla and Charybdis,
the great modern vessel steams majes
tically and in perfect safety. And alas
for ancient romance! The only siren in
our day is the ship's shrieking whistle
of that name, and the world old town
of Messina itself is lighted by elec
tricity. But what care we 1 There is
more of real marvel, of real miracle, in
one of those same electric lights that
gleam across the sea at old Messina than
ja all the made up tales at antiquity.
We are glad we are alive, here and now.
On we go, passing between the is
lands of Corsica and Sardinia, north
ward to Marseilles, France. There for
many tho steamer journey ends, they
taking train to Paris or elsewhere. Bat
for passengers who do not desert the
ship there remains yet an enchanting
part of the voyage, that through the
great gates of Gibraltar, from which
place this letter is mailed, up around
Spain, through the bay of Biscay and
the English channel to Great Britain.
On the journey westward from the
far east I was impressed with the trade
possibilities of the orient and the
Levant. At Colombo a stoppage of three
davs was made for more cargo. The rich
and varied freight that is taken in by the
thousands of tons all along tho coast of
sonth Asia has made the fortune of
generations of all peoples except Amer
icans and will continue to make that of
generations more. It is a pity the Unit
ed States has no share in this costly
commerce. It is not that our wares are
not wanted here. They are wanted. In
every place I have visited in this part
of the world 1 have heard sung the
praises of American food products.
California canned fruits are beyond
comparison the best in the world. So
are our tinned and potted meats. Peo
ple of every nationality admit it with
out dispute. Then, too, there is the
kind of cream that is condensed or
evaporated without sweetening. It is in
demand and often impossible to get in
the orient. I have even heard many
good words spoken for American cheese.
American tinned butter is not, How
ever, a distinguished success in the
orient. Much of it becomes unfit even
to grease harness with soon after it is
opened, if, in fact, it was not that way
before being opened. I do not know
why it is, bnt the Danes beat ns in
canned butter. I am sure, however,
that efforts to extend the trade in our
fruits and meats, both fresh and"pre
served and tinned, would Le crowned
with abundant success.
While at Colombo I heard a story that
is worth telling concerning the native
healers, or medicine men, of Ceylon.
They congregated mostly in Kandy, the"
ancient capital of the it-land. It is suf
ficiently well authenticated thaf they
perform feats in smgery which Eeem
piike miracles. The story I heard, which
is always at home in a JEWEL
STOVE or RANGE, burns
freer, gives better service with
least amount of waste.
embody the most ad..mTi ri-.iciililic
principles in stove !mililim. l?or heat
ing or cooking, for cnmo;:; of cost,
cheapness of opcr.itioi:, eirii.ucy,
cleanliness and dcsiMutlitv JhWhUS
stand supreme, fcimtm-t toi over 30
years. 3,000,000 111 ut.c.
was told me by an eyewitness, is this:
A number of native laborers were clear
ing the forest in the interior of Ceylon.
A tree fell across one poor fellow's leg,
crushing it at the knee joint and break
ing it again at the ankle, .tit the knee
a bone protruded through the skin.
The white man who was superintend
ing the work bound np the limb in
splints and prepared to send the native
to hospital. He refused flatly to go and
directed tbut he should be sent to the
Cingalese medicine men at Kandy. His
wishes were regarded. He was lifted
into a hullock cart and driven 40 miles
to Kandv. What the native surgeons
did to the leg neither he nor they would
tell. They certainly poulticed it with
some kind cf a mixture of various
herbs, but that is all one knows. It is
the fact, though, as told me by one who
saw him, that in less than a month the
man with the horribly mangled leg was
walking about upon it as before and
had returned to his work.
At Colombo our ship was put in
quarantine because we had touched at
Pencng, a plague infected port. None
of us had the plague. But the miser
able "greenery yallery" quarantine flag
at our mast was of a hue to down a
strong man with bilious fever after
looking at it two days.
The plaguo always exists to some ex
tent in one or another of these south
rol:T OF CALCUTTA.
Asiatic cities. Tho reason of it is to be
found in tho nnntterable filth and deg
radation of the natives. I thought I
knew what unclc&nliness was before I
came to the orient. I was wrong.
Things superlatively dirty in the States
are immaculate whiteness beside the
depths of mire in which the natives of
these lands wallow.
There is just ono gospel that must be
dinned and drummed into these heathen
wretches before they can learn any oth
er. It is the gospel of cleanliness pure
and simple. Shout it from the house
tops; proclaim it in the streets. Turn
a hose into their vile dens and wash
the creatures out. Then take them by
the hair and apply a scrubbing brush
to them end burn up their old rags.
Then perhaps you can make an impres
sion on them with the other part of the
gospel of Christianity.
Finally, brethren, the more you see
of the dried up little darky natives of
all oriental lands the more you become
conscious within yourself of an infinite
respect for your own well grown white
body. Here f recall the remark of Mr.
McAllen, the philosophical .steward of.
one of the big Pacific liners. Ho had
jonrneyed in many hinds and far and
seen humanity in all its shades of com
plexion, black, white, yellow, red,
brown and plum color, and he summed
up the conclusion of the whole matter
"Ah, we'ra lucky to be born whitel"
Eliza Archard Conker.
KEENER THAN MANKIND.
IUnilona Thttt Deceive Men Unve No
Effect L'pon Animals.
"It's a singular fact," said a man in
the show- business, "that illusions.' as
we call 'em, don't fool animals. I've
seen that proved over and over again.
A few years ago I had what is known
as the '.Mystic Maze' at the Nashville
exposition. It was simply a small room
filled with mirrors, so arranged that
you seemed to lie in a narrow corridor,
full of- turns. It was very puzzling,
and I used to get lost in It myself, but
it never bothered my dog a moment.
He would run through it from end to
end at full .-peed and never bump
against :i mirror.
"1 saw something on the' Fame line
in Frisco not long ago. A friend of
mine had an illusion called 'The
TTnmiteri Swim?.' .You cut in what
seems to be an ordinary swing, hung in
the center of a good sized room, and the
thing begins to move. It goes back
and forth and finally ch-ar over the top
that is to say. it seems to. What
really turns around is the room Itself.
The swing stands perfectly still. It .s
agood illusion, and when the room is
revolved rapidly there never was a
man who could keep his head in the
swing. It seems as if he must certain
ly pitch" cut. and if the. motion is kept
up he gets deathly sick. But a pet cat
belonging to my friend used to lie on
the edge of the seat and never turn a
hair, no matter how fast the thing was
"The elder Herrmann told me that
"animals were never deceived by tal-e
table legs, built up with looking glass
es and used in stage tricks. They al
ways passed around on the other side.
I guess they must see better, somehow,
than men." Xew Orleans Timos-Deui-ocrat.
Welnht of-Pnncr Wrapping?.
A gentleman of Baltimore who has
been a close student of household eco
nomics has made a comparison of the
weight of paper totlie weight of food
supplies purchased for a family ami
In one day's purchases found that the
paper wrappings amounted to about 10
per cent of the" total. In a list of sup
plies costing about tfl.-lS, he found that
the paper, according to weight and
which was weighed with the provl
sions, cost him U?i cents. This
claims, is altogether out of just
portion. Baltimore Sun.
A Scheme For a Cent.
"Brim field lias a uew scheme."
' "Some old pattern?" "
I ."Worse. The odor from the garbage
j carts annoys hhu, and he proposes
i to hire a lot of .small boys with big
I noses to run after the vehicles."
"What's his idea?"
"Why, the boys are to reduce the
annoyance of the neighborhood by
mulling up all they personally can."
Clevcland Plain Dealer.
KOVY TflEY SAVED TflEIR NOME.
They started their new happy life of love
and hope together in a trim-bright-tinted
little hou:-e that stood back upon a terraced
lawn. A smooth path led to the broad
" stoop " -mid hospitable piazza. The long
sweep of roof, the wide-curving "bays"
and the little western turret with oriel
windows bespoke ample room'and light and
air and gorgeous sunsets.
O, how they loved that little home ! He
was industrious, frugal, ambitious 7 she a
tender wife with a heart full of devotion ;
and both of them determined at any cost
of struggle or sacrifice to earn and pay for
this cherished dwelling place, and possess
it as their very own ; a cosey nest in days
of sunshine, a refuge in time of trouble, a
fireside, a home.
HOW TROUBLE CAME.
At first it seemed smooth sailing. He
was glad to work over-time, and she being
Heft iiMth needle and scissors helped the
neighbors with their gowns. In such
ways a few dollars were added to the
small, home-making fund. Day after day,
earlv and late, they earnestly planned and
toiled, never realism? that they were going
beyond their strength, until the little break
downs began to come. . ...
Man- a mornine he would rise with his
head feeling as he expressed it, "like a
lump of lead," and no stomach for the
dainty breakfast she had prepared. "O,
you must eat!" she would exclaim anxi
ously. "You can never work without it."
And all the time trying tg smile, she would
pass her hand lightly across her own fore
head as if to brush away the pain that
snapped and darted underneath.
Then came days when he could neither
eat nor work at all ; when his sight was
blurred and dizzv, his limbs weighted
down as if with shackles ; his whole body
full of sickness and nausea and distaste
of living, and his mind dark with dismal
forebodings. Describing this terrible time
afterward he said to a friend :
"What troubled me most was that I
could not understand what was the matter
with me. The doctors said it was con
sumption ; they did me no good. I knew
something was killing me by inches.
Finally I had to give up and go to bed. I
could hardlv lift my head off the pillow.
My brother'wanted to write to Dr. Pierce
of Buffalo, and brought me three bottles
of his 'Golden Medical Discovery' and
begged me to take it. I didn't have much
faith but said to my wife :
"What's the use? The doctors don't
help me a bit and nothing else will. At
this rate I'll die anyway. This ' Discovery '
ran'thirrtmc: itmavhelpme; I'll try these
three bottles just to please Jim. He was
right too. ' The first bottle went straight to
my digestion and gave me an appetite so I
relished.my food. I felt as if every mouth
ful was doing me good and making good
blood in my veins. I began to feel better
and nick up my Gesh; my bowels came
arouiid right and I guess my liver sort of
waked up. Mv cough stopped. I got good
and strongind in four weeks I was back at
work again like a man."
HOW TROUBLE WENT AWAY.
"My wife never let on how miserable
she was feeling all the while; when I
found it out I made her take the ' Discov
ery ' too and Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescrip
tion for her nerves, and she says she's just
made over uew again. I sent for his great
' Medical Adviser.' It's the grandest book
you ever saw. If we'd had it before, .we.
would have saved hundreds of dollars."
Then came new hopes, uew plans, new
power and fresh achievements. The little
home in time became their very own,
earned and paid for by the erstwhile
nerveless hands and brain now restored to
vigor and activity by the most remarkable
life-renewing "Discovery" that medical,
science has ever revealed to man. And
when at length a sweet, fresh little life
came to bless their lives, they felt that
happiness was complete. ....
This is a true story and it cannot be told
too often or too strongly. What this great
"Discovery" did for tins man, u nas none
for thousands of men and women in every
corner of this Union, and in every civilized
country on the globe.
The " Golden Medical Discovery " is sold
by all good dealers in. medicines every
The Haunted House.
We wcr si siuall group seated round
the tiresid- discussing the possibility of
spiritual manifestations when our host,
Mr. John Henderson, who had beeu lis
tening attentively, said, "Whatever may
le the belief of those prcsenL iu such mat
ters, I cerwinly am a firm believer in su
pernatural manifestations and have had
ucular demonstrations of the fact."
"A ghost story!" we all said siinultane
itisly. "Let us have it."
"During my student life at Yale I had
for a companion a young fellow numeo
Bob Jacksou, who was 'a regular brick,'
i; more properly speakiug, a young man
i.f l.ni'i-hunalhui proclivities. Bob was
reading law aud devoted some time to
the studyof abstruse sciences. Many were
the debates we had on the Darwinian
theory, and I must admit that Bob was
a polemical spnrrer of 110 mean ubility
and often propounded some knotty prob
lems for my solution.
"We had just taken our degrees" and
determin.-d to run down into the country
for awhile previous to our separating
forever. Boli had iiiuumit living iu 11
small town in New Hampshire, and. an
she had often invited him down, he deter
mined to accept her hospitality for awhile
and to.ok the liberty of bringing me with
him. -Our reception was cordiality itseif.
"We spent our days in the favorite
pursuits of huntiug and fishing and often
roamed the woods together on botanical
expeditions. During one of these expedi
tious we were overtaken by 11 severe
rain, accompanied by vivid flashes of
lightning, and sifter a sharp run we
roneheil up inn. The storm lasted longer
than we anticipated, and we found our
selves benighted at the inn. After par
taking of a hearty supper, we asked the
londlord it he could accommodate ns with
spare beds, aud we received a negative
"'I'll tell ye what I'll do, gents,' said
our host, who was a typical specimen of
the Yankee caravansary keeper. 'There
is a house not more than 100 yards from
here belonging to me, containing well
furnished rooms, and ye can sleep there,
if ye're not afraid of ghosts.'
" 'My dear, sir,' said the ever facetious
Bob, 'we're particularly fond of the so
ciety of ghosts, especinlly if they're well
"The landlord smiled and said, 'Well,
gents, I don't myself believe half the
yarns that are spun about that house,
and I don't think the ghosts'll bother ye
"The few domestics who were present
looked really nlarmed when the lnndlord
handed 11s the keys of the house, and one
of them said aloud, 'Lord bless us!'
"Wo ran through the rnin and reached
our destination. We found elegantly fur
nished apartments, but' the beds showed
unmistakablo evidence of long disuse.
We at first determined to sleep together.
"I navo uctu irouuteo. h crcai uwi
with a torpid IlTer, which produces constipa
tion. I found CASC ARETS to be all you claim
for them, and secured such relief the first trial,
that I purchaied another supply and was com
pletely cured. I shall only be too glad to reo
ommend Oascarets whenever the opportunity
Is presented." J. A. SMITH.
223 Susquehanna Ave., Philadelphia. Pa.
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but the weather was rather warm, and,
there being another bed, Bob determined
to occupy it. I left ruy candle burning
and wasjust beginning to doze when the
door was opened, and a hideous looking
old hag pokeil in her liead. Her dishev
eled gray hair obscured some of her fea
tures, but I could discern enoujrh to con
vince me that there was nothing earthly
about my midnight vUitor. She walked
in and leaned oue arm on the mantel,
and as she fixed her uncanny eyes on me
her features were really diabolical.
"By this time I was wide awake, but
was deprived of the power of volition. I
tried to knock on the wall or cry out for
Bob, but my tougue seemed paralyzed.
The hideous old creature.-after fixing her
gaze on me awhile, walked toward the
bed, and, with a sepuchral -laugb, she
leaped into the bed and lay down beside
"At this juncture I made a herculean
attempt to rise, but my efforts were fruit
less. 1 shut my eyes to avert her horri
ble face, but the next moment she had
her knees planted on my chest and her
bony fingers clasping my throat, and then
I knew no more. After recovering con-sciousne.-3
I grasped my clothes and
dashed from the room.
"When I reached Bob's door, I burst
into his room and threw myself across
his hed. He sat up in bed and regarded
me with astonishment and then asked,
"What is the matter?' 'Come, Bob,' I
said, 'come from this cursed house!'
Why?' interrogated the hard headed
Bob," and then I related my experience
of the night. 'My dear boy,' he said as
I concluded my narrative, 'it was that
hearty supper that caused the whole
trouble.' 'Xo, Bob,' I answered, 'I was
wide awake and ns cool as I am now.'
'It's all nonsense.' persisted the philo
sophical Bob. 'And to prove that no
peripatetic old female would go .wander
ing about at this hour I'll sleep in your
bed myself. It's near 2 o'clock now and
some hours before daylight. 'Don't leave
in... Bob.' I nleadcd. 'Bah!' was the
scornful answer. 'Don't make a calf of
"The incredulous Bob adjusted his
clothing with perfect nonchalance, and,
after arranging his toilet, he said, 'Well,
I'm ready to receive your ancient lady
friend,' and left the room. I threw my
self across the bed iu my clothes and
tried to sleep. I fell into a doze despite
my previous terror and was asleep only,
a short time when Bob burst into the
room, with livid features and trembling
in every limb. 'Say, Henderson,' he
baid hoarsely, 'what hellish jugglery are
they practicing On us here? What do
they mean by such trickery?' I saw at
a glance that poor Bob, despite his sci
entific training, was thoroughly frighten
ed, and I dragged him from the haunted
house, for such it really was. Bub spoke
of upbraiding the landlord for practicing
tricks on tired travelers, but I pointed
out to him the uclessuess of such a
"Bob was very reticent about the mat
ter and stoutly nmintniued whenever he
spoke of it that it was a huge, practical
joke. Upon inquiry I subsequently learn
on tlmt the house dated from Revolution
ary times and was owned originally by a
villainous old crone, who used it as a
hostelry. My informant said it was a
favorite pastime of this old beldame to
entice Continental soldiers into her tav
ern, and that they would never be seen
again." . .
When Mr. Henderson concluded his.m
teresting narrative, we all made an ef
fort to be cheerful, but our countenances
showed conclusively that his story had
interfered with our nervous equanimity.
Xew York News.
A Yonthfnl BIniTer.
Polly Dick, I've seen the obelisk in
Dick Huh! Thsit's nothin. I ve seen
'em feed it! New Voice.
Appearance Often Deceive.
Mrs. Gobbs-I think it very strange
'hat your friend Dobbs never married.
Mr. Gobbs Oh. you don't know
DobbsHe isn't half such a fool as he
looks. New York Weekly.
A Victim at First Sight.
"My wife litis ruled me ever since
"You're 11 lucky dog: uiy wife lias
ruled me ever since I first laid eyes on
her." Detroit Free Press.
Dean Swift, when invited to dinner
by his 1'iitmd. Lord Bolingbroke. was
shown tlio dinner hill ,:is an induct'-,
meat to accept aud replied, "A lig for
your bill of fare: show me your bill of
Great souls are not thoSe who have
fewer passions and more virtues than
the common, but those only who have
greater designs. Im Rochefoucauld.
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AN "INCIDENT OF
THE LATE WAR.
The tu was growing short, for in ten
minutes the bugle would sound to fall in
and the regiment march away to the
depot to enrbsirk for "Tampa. Among
those on the outside of the armory wcre
a mother and her soldier son; she a pale,
slight body, with the hands of a working
woman and the face of a lady; he a big,
awkward boy. still iii his teens, but, with
his mother's heritage of letiuement. One,
however, took a more than passing in
terest in the couple. A good looking jcirl
of 20. gracefully poised and daintily
dressed, had watched them ever inee
she first caught sight of them. Mother
and sou did not eonver.se much; they held
each other's hand and fed on each other's
eyes as though the time were too precious
to waste in words.
Suddenly as she watched them the girl
became aware that the woman's eyes
lost their expression and stared vacantly
into space, aud almost before she could
tell herself the reason she saw the poor,
frail body totter and fall into the soldier's
arms. At that instant the bugle sounded
to form companies. The boy looked help
lessly arouud, and, catching the girl's
sympathetic glance, his eye- appealed to
her. She nodded quietly aud beckoned
him to bring his mother into a nearby
store, whose owner stood 011 the steps,
watching the formation of the troops.
"I will take care of her," she said
quietly. "You are wanted over yonder."
He looked his thanks aud was gone.
To the tune of "The Star Spangled
Bauner" the regiment marched away to
ward the depot. It was to halt at the
Chamber of Commerce and receive a
stand of colors. I'"or more than half an
hour the poor woman remained in a deep
swoon, while the girl and the storekeeper
worked faithfully and patiently with her.
At length she opened her eyes.
"My boy," were her first words.
"Hush!" said the girl gently. "He had
to go with his regiment, you know. You
would not have hud him stay behind?"
"Oh. no, no," sighed the poor woman.
"But I did not even say 'God bless you'
to him when ho went."
"He understood," said the girl sooth-,
iugly. "I am sure he understood. He
went away so bravely. Now rest, and
presently you shall tell me your name
and' address, and I will take you home."
Aiiirst of cheering and simultaneous
musi?of the band came from the direc
tion of town, and the woman started up.
but the girl gently laid her back again.
"They had received their colors at the
Chamber of Commerce," she said, "and
are starting for the depot."
"For the depot," echoed the poor
mother despairingly. "He will go away,
and I shall have no chance to say 'Go-m!-by'
to him. He has no oue to see him off
The girl took a sudden resolution..
"Listen!" she said, taking the toil worn
hand iu hers and stroking it softly. "Yon
cannot possibly go down to the depot, for
you are ill and weak. You shill tell me
your boy's name and the number of his
company, and I will go down and say
goodby to him for you and give him your
The poor mother caught eagerly at the
"Will you really?" she cried, with teuis
in her voice. "Oh. God bless you, my
dear! (Jo quickly. Tell my boy ob,
my dear, tell him all I would say to him.
You are young, but you know what a
"mother would say to her boy. .Tell hiin,
above all, to be brave, and 1 will pray
for him until he comes home again. Go
quickly, or you will be too late!"
The "girl hurried away, leaving the wo-iTi-iii
in the care of the hospitable store
keeper. Half way to the depot it sud
denly occurred to her that in the excite
ment the woman had forgotten to tell
her, and she had forgotten to ask again,
the boy's name and company.
"There is no time to go back," she said
to herself. "I must find him without,
She reached the depot as the hoys and
their friends were saying final goodbys
and exchanging last keepsakes and to
kens. As luck would have it she quickly
found the object of her search, for he
was standing apart from the crowd at
the farther end of the depot, looking for
lorn. Several of the soldiers and their
companions found time, even amid their
last greetings, to leok at her as she pass
ed and to wonder what fortunate blue
coat claimed relationship with the lovely
Coloring a little ut the attention she
attracted, she walked through the crowd
of soldiers aud friends straight up to the
disconsolate boy whose loneliness she had
come to lighten. He recognized her. at
once and questioned her eagerly about
"She Is better," said the girl reassur
ingly "but she could not get. down to the
depot, so she asked me to come and say
Goodby' and 'God bless you' for her."
"You are kind," he stammered confus
edly. Both were aware and each knew
the other was aware that they were by
this time the center of observation. "Did
my mother send me anything?" he asked
after au awkward pause.
"She sent you her dearest love," an
swered the girl, "and bade me tell you
she would pray for you until she saw you
"Did she send me nothing else t , asked
the Intl. thinking wistfully of .the many
little keepsakes aud mementos he had
seen exchanged between the other sol
diers ami their-relatives.
"Nothing else that 1 remember, yre
plitd the girl. ""There was so little time,
The poor boy, for he was nothing but a
boy, looked disappointed, and she felt
sony for him. but could think of nothing
mor'o to say to him. Then like a flash
into her quick, woman's mind there came
an inspiration that staggered her with its
audacity. A brazen girl would never
have thought of it at all; a less thorough
bred girl would never have dared to carry
it into effect. She hesitnti'd a moment,
blushing furiously all over her pretty
face and thtosit. Then, as the tram bell
rang, she ilnng back her graceful head
with the gesture sir a princess and darted
a look of defiance at the bystanders.
"Nothing," sde said, ''except this," and,
putting her siriu round his neck, she gave
the astonished boy a kiss that made the
cheeks of every soldier within eye and
ear shot tingle with envy, after which she
turned and fled. Chicago Tribune.
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Be tol.i ber she vrai swifter than the pttiH ot
He told her she m fairer than the .lly;
6hc iwuted ami pretended to turn up her retty
nose, , .
And she answered, "Jack, I pray you, dm t oe
Another who waa" richer and who knew much
more than Jack
Came wooing the aweet maiden who had pouted;
Be looked upon her fondly, but he only turned
The love that he bestowed on- her ahe flouted.
the man who had riches and the brains forgot to
That she waa like a rose or like a lily;
Jack came again and nattered her In his old,
foolish way, .
And she took him, still protesting, "Don't be
The world is young. ,
'Ti but the morning of the human race.
The nightlike ages that hae passed away
Do tlwy seem long! Tliey are the merest span,
A moment in eternity, an hour '
In the full day of .human destiny.
The world is young.
The golden age lies onward, not behind. .
The pathway through the rast has led ns up.
The pathway through the future will lead on
And higher. Ne are rising Irom the Dcaut ,4
Unto the Christ and human brotherhood. j
The world's joung.
And the new time is filled with glorious days.
We've tarried in the wilderness of wrong
And worshiped there an image made of gold.
But now we leae it for the mountain tops.
To see the promised land of better things.
The world Is oung.
And God is good, and truth victorious.
And right and Ioe and virtue stir us yet, ,
And Christ is living, and we follow him.
See, brothers, see, the night is on the wane.
And all the hills are blossoming with mom.
The world Is young.
Why should we be the slaves ot ancient wrongt
Why manacled by old and outworn lies.
When all the morrows hang upon today!
We, being slaves, enslave the coming years.
Then let us rise to manhood and be free.
The world is young.
A voice from out the future, trumpet clear.
Is calling: "Rise and smite the tyrant down,
The tyrant greed that rules o'er all the earth,
The foe of love and good aud all things high.
On. rise and smite him down and save mankind 1"
The world is young.
And still the oice from out the future calls:
"Think on your children. Sae them from your
Le,. not the curse that falls on you reach them.
Oh, -ise and battle for the yet unborn.
For tiiey are helpless and depend on you!"
The world is young.
The voice from out the future calleth yet:
"Oh. leave the past and turn to me! The past
You cannot help, but all I am to be
la subject unto yon, to make or mar.
Oh, build me noble, full of love and truth!"
The world is young.
The sun U ri-.ing on the golden age,
II we but do our part to make it so. -o
If we but fight the wrongand keep the faith
And battle for the future, all mankind
Will bless us in the days that are to come.
I have been Oung. but youth has passed from
Tet all youth held I hold and close infold.
Like summer's sweetness dropped in cells of
And hived within some fast unleafing tree!
I am not yet of those who bend the knee
To time and '-respite!" cry. I am not old.
Save by such rumors 0? autumnal cold
As turn the birds to thoughts of oversea.
Compeer in age with roe, where'er thou art I
Rejoice that now the hour of noon has struck.
When all things stand and rest at equipoise,
Youth braes it not within a fretted heart.
Nor Eldk with palsying fear, thy sleeve doth
Humane and mellow are thy noontide Joys.
"Would I be young again!" Ah, no! Not I.
Think'st thou the summer bough would re
infold Its leafage, like that magic tent of old.
Which could become a fan to conjure by?
The silent hanests that now garnered lie
Think'st thou they would renounce their gath
To be the bladed promise of the mold
Beneath the pearly tinted April sky
"Would 1 be young againt" Ah, no! Ah, no!
That were to run into the jarring fray
Unarmed and take how many a grievous blow
Which cannot now undo; and well a day!
It were to learn again how youth can go
The traitor nhosu no prajer nor gift can stayl
Edith M. Thomas in Congregationalism
In Dceji .VIonrnlnK.
Clad in somlnr black
Surprised vvas 1 to find my friend with his wife
and twu fair haired daughters.
Black were their hats, made blacker still with
With feathers, bows. and ribbons.
Black! Illaci.1 Plack!
Earrings.of blackest Jet. with pins to match.
The very latest style
Finished the headgear.
Shawls, basnucs. sacks, skirts.
Pinback and all.
In newest fashion made,
They were ready now to mourn.
I said. "Why, who is dead of those you lover
For when I saw them last
Plain and simply were they dressed.
Becoming thejr station.
But now calamity bad come upon them.
Death had cut otT an aged and respectable uncle.
Who, dying, left them half a million dollarB.
Poor had they been all their lives long.
And the giit came entirely unexpected, without
a moment's warning.
ftoc! woe! woe! said their dress.
But their faces wore the loek of those
Long reconciled to such dispensations of Divine
When the Shaft Striken Home.
"Put off your woe," I said;
'.'Grieve not against God's will;
The sun is shining overhead.
The streams are "flowing still.
"You have been strickenl Yet
There's many another who
Has less to love, more to forget.
Oh. foolish man, than youl"
Oneday he came to me.
"Put off your grief," he said;
"The birds are singing merrily,
.The sun shines overhead."
Compel the rain to cease.
Stand earth and sea apart.
And then with words you may put peace
Into a breaking heart.
S. E. Kiser.
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Hope, faith and love-and thou shall ; find
Strength when life's surges maddest roll.
Light when thou else wert blind.
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