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THE KANSAS CITY JOUKNAL. SATURDAY, JFtiimtTAIlY 1(5, 189,1
Now, Then, Let's Get Down to Business!
Here's a-whole barrel full of Inducements a whole acre of fun. If there Is any merit In price and quality we'll do the business of the town to-day. Every article carries The
Hub's guarantee with it and that means actual, evident, indisputable merit.
Ladies' Hose! -
They are the same Hose that the retail dry goods stoics tell
about in great big display types as bargains at it) cents. And
they are good value at that pi tee, but we caught a bonanza and
pass it along to you. There are only jo dozen of them all
sres, full tegular made, and guaranteed absolutely stainless.
Only tin ee pair to any one customer.
3 PAIR FOR 25 GENTS
COCpl With Each Dollar Pur- CDPPI
rKCL! cnase or over. C Cr J
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DINNER PAIL LIKE CUT.
Ladies' Hose! JS
J fei e is a largain that every woman in town can and will a
pi eetate so ou'd better be among the first to get hei e. Only
jo dozen in the lot and about the third usual diy goods store
pi ices. Ci mpetent salesladies will be in attendance. A'einem
ber that the quantity sold to each is limited because we want
eveijone to have a chance at them.
3 PAIR FOR 25 6ENTS
Fast Black Hose
For men. Tho seamless nnel stainless stamp
Is upon tlictn. They aro elyeil by I, Herms
clorf, whose reputation Is worldwide, and
whose poods are excellence personified.
Worth a quarter the pair
3 Pair for 25 Cents.
Shirt Waists 6c.
A full assortment, lioth of colors and
sizes. Usually retailing at 35 cents apiece.
Our back is up and the fur is polnp to lly.
Two to a customer.
Knee Pants 8c.
Ages 1 to II years. Value 3 to 40
cents. Can't give you but ono pair each
or wholesalers will bo after them. Come
early there's a tip for you.
Suspenders 8c, 19c, 33c
AH things considered, they'ro dirt cheap
We'ro too heavily loailcd with suspenders
to hold up the price. Quarter ones for 8c,
as cent ones for 10 cents, and SO cent ones
for 33 cents. Come, hitch up to these.
Neglige Shirts 48c.
Something tho nutter with them'.1 Not
by n jugful. They're sterling values, as well
made as any that liavo cost a dollar in the
good old times when dollars were plenty.
Coino with laundered collars and culls and
only neat and pretty patterns. All sizes.
Laundered Shirts 73c.
Heats everything how well made these
shirts nre. They bilng St.t'5 In all other
stores. Come in etra long ami extra short
sleeves and lit all over. That's moro than
can be said of a great many shirts.
Derby Hats 81.43.
Tho lirst call on spring hats Other
stores have hardly got their orders in yet.
All ISO'S shapes and the equal of the hat
ters' f.50 haU A dollnr and over is a good
deal to save on a hat, don't you think?
JRockford Hose 2-A-c.
I'ull regular made Cotton Itockford
Hose, at Vne lowest price ever quoted for
thiyfamous make of Hosiery
2 Pair for 5 Cents.
They'io he.ivy weights that's their only
fault, Hut there's a price ou them that
should make you overlook that. It's a
humming good chance to get good clothing
cheap, that's all.
S6,oo and $.oo Suits O ftfl
arc now U'TiUU
S.oo Suits 0A yc
are now WTi I 3
$10 and $12 Suits QQ flft
arc now OOlUU
S'3 5. 515, $16 50 fljrjo jjij
buits arc now.. . OIUiUU
Working Pants 39c.
All day hold on a miuute as long as
we have liny left to sell jou can have these
dollar working pants for 30o the pair,
'they're good, too have wear and north
in every thread. These pi lees knock d ty
llght out of hard times make your dollar
worth moie than double. One word you
can't come too early for them
We're anxious to get rid of them. That's
uliy they come down In price. Alwnjs
were good values at tlnl old figures. What
do you think of them at the now?
$S oo Overcoats,
cut clown to
$ionnd $12 Overcoats,
cut down to
$13.50 and $15 Over
coats, cut down to. .
$16.50 and $iS Over
coats, cut down to. ,
Full ease lots direct from manufacturer
make the price. In the stores where they
buy by the doen you'll be asked 75 cents
fur thu same kind and tho clerk will never
t'link of blushing. Come here and save 27
cents. It's as good to you as to any mer
All heavy weights or the prlco wouldn't
comedown. H.ich day that goes by now
counts more than two In the early season.
We've shaved the prices so's to in.ikc It
worth your while to buy heavyweights
now. The reductions are actual and evident.
are marked down to,
$3.00 and S3. 50 Pants
are marked down to
$4.00 and $4.50 Pants
are marked down to
Spring Neckwear 4.8c.
The buyer says they're biids: the furnish
ing foods" man thinks they're beauties; the
clerks have all invested, and if you take a
peep Into the Main St. window you will see
a line that vv ill bring you inside at a double
quick. Might be marked u dollar or 7."o
anyway; will be when the other fellows get
around to them. Here you get them for ISe.
Gloves 4.8c and 73c.
Heat them If you cm. Wo know you
can't and you'll find Itotit by Investigation.
Hv the way, Investigation is a great thing.
We profit by It; so do our patrons.
Cardigan Jackets 4.8c.
If you ever had a thought or n desiro
for a Cardigan Knit Jacket, hero is your
opportunity. We'll bet you can't duplicato
It under a dollar. Come lively.
Boys' Underwear 19c.
The dry goods and department houses
nre not going to hnvo it all their own way
whilo The Hub is drawing tho breath of
life. Xot mueht They've been belling this
grade of boys' underw ear for 50c the gar
ment, not because it was worth f0e, but be
cause no ono else handled it. Tho Hub
marks it way down to show you the differ
ence between value nnd cost; 10c for a gar
ment, 3Se for a suit less than you pay
elsewhere for a singlo garment. We ex
pect you to-day.
Black Sateen Shirts 4:8c
They are popular even at 75 cents, tho
usual price. How much more so should
they bo nt our price?
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It is certainly the fashion to collect mln
liturea. If ono does not have her own por
trait painted or the portrait of some rela
tive, why, then, she must ko In for lolleet
lns ancient miniatures, s.ijs the New York
World. Ihu mom she can kH. toKether the
better. Whether het as hi oodles or as
tiracelets, or In flames to be kept on kI.iss
lopped miniature tables, it nutters little,
miniatures one must have If one wishes to
be In the fashion.
Very beautiful aro some of thoe set In
precious stones, and a low of diamonds or
nenrls, oi diamonds and pearls combined,
brlnKB out the.beaut) of thu colors anil thu
iialntlnK In the most chnrniliiK manner.
The rlrn of jewels is the lavorlte fashion,
but there Is what they call a star Pfttlns.
ivhlch nic.ins points of enameled Bold, be
tween whhh aro set Jewels, and these also
are er) much the rufje. It Is vers dltll
oult to buj whut one wants already lln
lshcd The Jewelers do not Iklp a Iare
titoek on hand and prefer to execute orders,
sis they are decided luxuries, these minia
ture nnd Jewel frames, and it is not to be
wondered at that snout uuantltlea ot thtm
nre not put upon the market.
The words mlnlatuie frames cover a
preat variety In the terms aie Included
the tiny silver. Bold and enameled flames
which are sold foi small photOKraphs. Tho
Javnrlte pattern in llitse bin. ill frames la
iorset-mc-nots, and the rictli;n Is very ar
tistically worked out. They aro made to
fetund on a table or mantel bhelf, or vvhoi
ever ono prefeis. They ure also made of
rhtnestoncx. but this laxt Is not a new
fashion. The miniature fiames thimfeelves
nre often works of art, nnd In many eases
are veritable antiques, They ate In differ
ent shapeH, square, round and oval, made
either to stand or with a little loop, to they
can bo hunt? up. On many of them onfji
tiny rim of dull Kold Is to bo seen, ns.
thoimh It wetn Intended tho frame Itself
Hiould not be beautiful enuUKh to distract
the attention from the n.ll til till,'. In other
rusps.parucuinriy il it is oi any iarner nee,
there Is a beadlns or tr.uery ot Bllt on the
frame, nnd If the miniature be that of
homo roa peihouucu n crown or coat of
nrms, alto In the gilt, Is at the top of the
One of the favorite shapes, which is rop
led very much now In the modern imita
tions, is the oval, made to look like the Hut
lockets which are so popular. This is gen-
f rally mudo of dull, red cold, ami has a
nop through which a ribbon could be run
f any one eared to wear Mich n very largo
thing as an ornament. The small ones of
lhls fashion, of course, are often utilized In
that manner. The square fiames huve alto
Xvavim; lines and much ornamented cor
ners and Bometlmes handsome bits of
tnumellng. Curiously enough, a valuable
miniature, nn antique. Is rurely to be found
In a handsome frame, and jet no eonnnls
leiir would ever dream of separating Hie
When miniatures are pet In bracelets
they are almost Invariably set In small
brllllanty. very thickly clustered together,
mil while pearls are very handsome for
lhls purpuae they aie perhaps not so ef
fective as the diamonds which have so
much brilliancy In tliemsclies. Set in this
fashion us the renter of a gold bracelet,
many women have the portriilK of their
ililldreu. Sometimes two little heads ure
put together on the one round piece. Hut
In (his case the diamond setting has some
more elaborate fashioning than merely u
simple circle. While the children's faces
look very sweet and pretty, the portraits
of the celebrated women of olden time
seem perhup more suitable for that pur
pose. Indeed, after all. miniatures are more
beautiful and far more satisfactory when
regarded as miniatures and not as orna
ments. Once more Is an attempt to be made to
regenerate the somber garments worn by
men as evening dress. This lime the In
novators are the Healthy and Artistic
Dress Union of London, which, In Its organ
Aglala. gives a picture of man as he
ought to appear arrayed for the Important
(uofiUaaciUfd Up$r. xn Awa temJVa ,
of coat nnd knee breeches of velveteen,
waistcoat, silk stockings and lmcMed Hhoes.
The color Is left to the wearer's choice, hut
quiet slndes, buch as brown, purple.brone,
itisset, bottle gicen. or black are recom
mended to begin with, and ultimately more
pronounced tints may he unci ns public
tuhte is educated to an appreciation ot vel
The wnlstcoat should be of stout cieamy
white silk, corded, brocaded, watered or
otherwise'. It Is HtrongU unreel that the
shirt should bo of white Coiah thinner mid
softer than the waistcoat, and, prefeinhly.
whiter Thin should be ornaniente-d with a
turned-down collar and with frilled cuff!,
hiinginir low upon the hand, the coat shee
being out rather short In orelei to display
them fully. The tie Is of thin white silk,
or. If dispensed with, u feature must be
made of Hie studs Harmony should be
.irwttir. fl tint U iitn tllf. I nllnFailn n ml lw.
silk stockings, hut the litter nce'd not nee
essarilv be of the same color n the upper
garments. To add to tho effect of this
dress, the hair, according to the lllusti.i
tlons, should, when possible, be worn lung
Mr. C. C. Harrison writes of the late Mr
Ward McAllister "One recalls him ns a
kindly, courteous uentUmi.in, and a most
shrewd observer of character and manners
In the passing show we call New Yoik so
ciety. Although In genral estimation, em
bodied with the life ot New York and New
port, he never forgot or failed to extol
the easier customs nnd less stringent inenh
ods of hospitality practiced b Southerners,
amonir whom he was born and cn.w nn
Thej, In return, looked with frlendlj nston-
.snmeni nt nts emorescence 111 the rasniou
uble lurterre Into which ho was transplant
ed A Southern lady of the old Fchool,
who had been residing In a newfpnixT the
account of one o' the binquets levled by
him In the metropolis, exclaimed 'And to
think that map's ancestor, (Jeneral Mni
1on. wa-s the one who afforded that early
example of American frugilltv by Inviting
i flrltlbh olllcer to dine with him upon
nothing nut nweci potatoes roasieu in a
camp tiro and served upon a log!' "
When n pleasure party nt Now Yorkers.
Journejlng, a few eura since, by special
and much advertised train through the
muntry of Traddock's mountaineers,
stopped at a llttlu va-hlde station, they
w ere surprised in me unxineis aim search
ing glances bestowed niton the m by a num.
iter en countrymen in nuiternut woven
ly ridden far nnl hunt to Intercept the
ears, "I beg jour pardon, stranger,' said
tho polite spokesman of the croel, to one
01 me new arnvais, -we iioni nu'un 10 in
trude on .ou but .vou see wu read In tho
paper thit Ward SfcAlltster vvas gain' to
"be on this here party, and we Just thought
we'd like to take a look at him." Upon the
courteously expressed regret that McAl
lister was not one of the expedition, but
that several other people notable before
the ptibllo wer', the mountaineer thanked
Ills informer civilly, but declined to find
Interest In any other than the object of his
search, u feeling evidently tliared by his
In conversation nt dinner about a lidy
said to lie ambitious to publish a novel of
wtoletj. Mr McAllister once said to me:
"That woman? Wh. what doe she know
ii bout soelelj . I have seen her nt Park &
Tllford's buvlng her Madeira by the gallon,
1n u demijohn."
Not long ago, says a writer In the Realm.
I was walking In the Burden at Hawarden
with Mr Gladstone. "What woull jou do
with that?" he said suddenly, pointing to
a bit of nowspaper lllng on the lawn, "t
think I d pick It up and take It away,"
1 answered, astonished. "Ahl Well. thl3
Is what I do -with It," said Mr. Oladstone.
TherUTon he placed the point of his
walking stick on the middle ot the scrap
of patter, twisted the stick round and
round, and with murth dexterity left the
bit of paper In the soil and out of sight.
''Ibe iiUKe 01 uuccieucn mugnt me to no
that." he said, as we resumed our walk;
"It Is good for the ground."
A cuttlfi rtbuka to contained. In tho Ml
lowing tn-lclcnt The great I'redeilck was
verj fonel of "nun" He had a bos of It
put on eer mantel-piece in the pil.ice
One d ij he saw his ptge helping himself
llheralh lie said nothing then but a lit
tle while afterw ird h told the boj to
bring him the bo "l'.ike .1 pinch," sild
the king, "how do j on find Ii'' ' I'xtel
lent, she" " nd the box"' ".Superb,
sire" " er well" teturned rrdeirl-fk.
"keep it, then. It does not. hold enough for
.lilting is de-eussed bj Andrew I.ang in
this wlvf ' Ii H practtealh admitted, even
be. m etrons of no piulculir vli.iim, th.it
though i t,irl lt haves very b idlj when s.he
lilts a man sh, believes belter than If,
longing 10 Jilt him, she abstain from
eerc lsing her privilege. This, to be sine,
Is eictly one of tin concessions which
good panned man makes to the frailty of
the fair and It Is cert tin to Ink. lie earnest
Mominhooil verj much I c mnnt help It
mm do tolerate a Inly Jilt Thej miv,
'!oor Mule soul" We ne er te.iel that nnj
girl was niliui uloti-Ij stiunk down dead In
Hie act of lilting I hive heard of 1 lade
who In an unguarded moment, inceptesl
a devout evangelU il elorgjman. lle bide
her kneel down with him anil Imploteel a
blessing on their union and, as he did so
she was occupied In thinking how she was
to get out of it Sutelj, we do not blame
her for getting o it of It, Indeed the blame
attaches to those who get Into It "
also to devle Instruments for lljlng, such
that .1 man being In the center of revolv
ing something bj which artlllclal w Ings
are made to beat the air In the fashion of
birds , It Is also possible to devise
Instruments which will permit persons to
walk ou the boitom of the sen. . .VII
these things hacc been elone In old times
and in our tlm. s ecent the Instrument foi
lljlng, which I have not seen and have not
known nnj 111 in who saw it done " I'op
ular Science Monthly.
A Coin! Snup fur reiMluiuli.lt llollsi hiilds.
1'or a f imllv of four peisons put " cents'
woith of soup bones In a glued soup pot
holding a g illon or more.flll It up with cold
water, skim when it begins to boll, then
season Willi '.ill, a little pepper, one onion,
peeled and rut In halves, one carrot or
cabbage leaf, celery, or nnj soup greens
or vegetables on hand, then add two or
three tablexpoonfuls of rice, burhj 01 oat
meal, well unshed before In coll wate-r
Let It all boil together, well enured, for
thiee-quarters of an hour, down to the
1101 Hon wanted, then stir well and strain
thtough n tin selve, over cioutons (stale
nieces of bread e ut In small squares, fried
brown In drlpplnrs) In the soup dish, or
serve them separate!), l'ut tile soup pot
with vh it remains In the cellar, or some
cold pi 11 e, over night, if glazed or gran
ite, if tin or Iron It must be filled out 111
china or earthenware dish Nevt morning
till up with water the same wav anil let
boll eiown, adding more vegetables, Uce or
barlej, nnd anj left over vegetables, beef
steak bones and remnants of meat, poultry
or cold potatoes This can be done for one
week In cold weather, ns It Is a fact that
bones give out moie sliength and nourish
ment the longer til oy are eookesl, and for
children or slek or old persons 1 cup of
thli soup with the j oik of an egg mined
and a pine e of tonst, will be very strength
ening tie rman Housewife'.
1 i.t As! 1 hi lie ngr.iphj.
Students of the course of events In the
Japanese-rhlnesei war nto advised to com
mit the following rlumlng iu!es to mem
ou All words ending In l'Ing, Pang, I'lintr,
Moreover, those In Chlng, fining, Chung,
Stand for a town on river or coast
Which tho Celestials already have lost,
Ail won s e 11 uig in 1.1 ng. lung. Ting.
As ilo those In Tschang, T.schung,Tehlng
.re 111 uieij' ease a monsier snip
Sunk by the Japs Into tho deep.
All words ending In Ts.uu, Tsting, Tseng,
And likewise those In Yung, Yung, Yung,
Are mostly (note this if jou pie ise),
tleiierals in lllght of tho Chinese.
All words cnd.ng In fanrf, l'Ing, I'ltng,
Moreover, those In Chnug, Chlng, Chung,
Denote some locillty or spot
Where the Celestials caught It hot,
Tern Vie. in (et T lie,
Chicago lireord The meanest man In
the world has been discovered In Wash
Ington Ills name Is (leorgu Albright and
for the last car or two he has been en
gageil to marij Miss i.IkIo Jordan, The
w eildlng daj was fixed some time since,
but (ieorga claimed that he was unable
to All his engagement because of the
llnanclal depression Hut list week, when
lAule presseel him, he agreed to huve the
wedding at one. If she would loan him I to
pay for the license bhe gave hint the
money from her hard-earned savings, but
thu rascal went to the clerk's otllco and
got n license to marry another girl. Miss
Jordan ha" Interrupted the happiness of
his honeymoon by having him arrested for
obtaining money uniler false pretenses,
and he now lied In Jail.
An I erly Dream of Airships.
An essay bv Itoc-er llacon. nubllshed in
1616, has been brought to attention by M,
de Konvlelle, which contains dim predic
tions of steam power and the navigation
of the ulr. "Instruments," the author saja
In this essay, "may be made for navigat
ing Without any men nulllnir the oars. with
u single man governing, and going quick
er than If they wc:o tall of pulling men.
. . .. aguiia can uiso Lie maeie mm
.ltl-Altf IltlU hnraa ,h.v .VintiM t.a .n. a.4
with such a velocity that It should be Im
possible to msaaura It, ... It U possible
celele nt t..
A vision seen by Plato the divine
Two shuel 1. ilng soills come forward, wait
ing do mi
l'rom lih.e 1 im.inthus In the nether gloom.
One Is a si tu hungct has made bin pine,
One- Is a king his arms nml Jewels shine,
.Making strange splendor in the dlsmil
"Hence"' erics the Judge, "and strip
1 11111 Let them come
With naught to show if they be coarse or
Of garb nm1 body they are swift bereft.
Such is hell's law nothing but soul Is
The si,ae In virtue glorious, Is held (It
1'or thus, blest Isles of peice where just
The king, , he deformed, Is sent below
To herd with base si nes In the walling pit
John Hu In the Century foi rebiuarj.
A Neglected Oppcirtillllt-,.
Household Woids. l.onl Aberdeen once
left I.onilnn it midnight In a sleeping car
for the "oi th in the morning he- saw a
billing, r opposite him.
"Km use in. ' said the stranger, "maj
I ask it sou .ire ilch?"
Someinhit s-urprlscd, his lordship replied
that he was tolerablj well-to-do.
"May 1 ask," continued the stranger,
"how rich jou are.'"
"Well, if It will do jou any good to
Icnuw," w is the reply, "I suppose I have
seer,il hundred thousands pounds.!'
"Indeed'" went on the strange r. i'Then.
If I were as rich .as jou. and snored ns
louil as vou, I should take a whole car
ilage, so as not to Interrupt the sleep of
The Limit nf llj-iinil-llt.
My elre.im Is of a beautiful land,
When tho Joj -bells nlwujs ring;
Where peel ami p inner go hind in hand,
Where the Golden Itule is the one com
Where the soul Is stirred by emotions
And love Is the only king.
Its streets are of purl and Its fields are
Ami its people never die;
t'nkiiown aie the burdens of human care,
Peace and plenty aie everj where,
I sigh for o ship to take me there
To tho I ind ot lly-and-lty
John T. Burke.
Ail I-c he).
I met a stinngcr and she said,
"Your verses touch my heart.
How Is it that jou speak jour thoughts
With such a cunning ait?"
I said, '"Hie human heart's the same
vv natecr lis 101 or piuce.
Tho thought was joins and from your
Came all Its worth and grace.
Tor all that wo can Know of art,
And all that we can feel,
Is but to lead the human heart,
And tell lis woo and weal."
Minnie J. Itej nolds,
Slit ue e.
Pull many wcio the words we said
Wo neither caresl to bay.
And manj were the hours that lied
While we threw words away,
O, lips misused' O, time misspent!
Without one word ot what wo meant!
At last deep silent o'er us fell,
And though at llrst we sought
Vnwlltlnglj to bii'Uk Its spell,
Yet was that silence fraught
With meunlng more than woids can hold,
And In that silence all was told
George A. Hlbbard.
VMs; AMI orill'KVYlsl'.
''It strikes me that he has a good deal of
assurance to call himself a boy pianist.
lie must no an ot ":j."' uuess no is, uui
he plays like a boy of l)." Indianapolis
Mrs. Gosslnne "What In the world do
you suppose makes Dr. Plllem so popular'"
Mrs Gabber "That's easily explained.
He prescribes plenty of champagne for hU
male patients and Huropean trips for their
Connecticut renulres that all citizens
shall be aide, to icud the constitution or
stututes, Massachusetts requites that they
shall read the constitution In Hngltsh and
write their names, unless physically disa,
bled from so dalne These states allow
aliens to vote who have declared their tu-.
tentlons to become citizens. Colonielo,
rinrldii, Indiana, Kuuf-as, Michigan Louis
iana Minnesota, Mls-ouil, Wisconsin, Ne
braska, Noith Dekotu, ejregon, Tcvis and
She "So the tlrst thing Tom told you
about his tlaneee was th it bhe was '.av
She "That settles It She's plain "
Mlstei "Does Jobson show unv aptitude
as a Washington corresponelent?"
Miss "elh nn, jes When he hearel that
Inbj I'sther hid the colic, he tried to lu
ll 1 view the Fecretury of the Interior about
Mnglstrate (to w Itness) "Whv didn't jou
go to the help ot the defendant in the
Witness "I elldn't know which one was
going to be the elefendant." Phllaelelphl 1
Sltanchln "When I give another thca
tct pirty It will be to the pintomlme '
Vv anterno "Whj ""
Sitnnchiti "The actots made such nn In
tern il racket last night the audience
couldn't hear half what was said In our
box "New York World.
Tommy had been very naughty. "Pa.dld
you buy me'" he a ski d contrltedj.
I ..in nt. 1 .11 t 1 1 : 1,
. r.... .t 4 .1... . 1 ciiitriiiiiui spending
some money about that time."
ii' nine 11 uiu 1 cum .'
"Well, lemme see. Seventy-live dollar-,
Tommy ncarlj fell off his chair.
I lee ..!!? ,llil I" C.i.l ..... . 1. ..lit, i
Michael "What Is the matter with Dr
"Ihlrdlj He looks as though he were pan-le-btrn
Gabriel "He Is, poor soul. He has Just
met Di hpeulcpeace, whom he km w on
eaith ns a t'ultniian, and no one can con
vince him now that ho Is not In the infer
nal regions." Puck.
"How Is jouiiir Hligcs doing In busi
ness'" asked her father.
"ripkndldlj." was the confident replj.
"He sajs that he consldcis himself very
luckj at the stoic "
"Have they raised his salary"'
"N-no Hut they threatened to discharge
him and didn't do It "Washington Stai.
A Western newspaper that Is stirring up
school children to collect eilmci newt fur
its columns gives point to Ml. Dana's re
cent Kijlug that "senile newspapers icie
published for tools," C'lnclniiutl Irlliiue.
"Wo mustn't comnlnln of the weather.
Jolmnj," said his father "The wind Is
tempered 111 mo unorn lamii
"Hut when it snows Prldne lileht ." ctnm.
bled Jnlinuj, looking disconsolate l nut of
thee window, "and ccneis all the sldew.ilks
a toot elesp anil ihcj'ui got to bo cleaned
ntf Suturdav. mid thu snow-scootr lirtiLo.
nnd tho lest of the fnmllj'H all gills, it
ulli't tcmpeied to the fellei that's only got
01m holiday III tho week "Chicago Tri
1 have heard fiom seieral sources, nnd
belieu) it to bee true, that sixteen students
refused to lake tho oath of alleglanic, ex
pecting niltiinillj to be sent lei Slhciln
forthwith, Tim czar, healing of this, said.
"il tnej leiuso 111 no my iojiii suhjests,
let them leave Itussla within twenty.foui
hours, nnel llvo elsewhere until they have
neqiilied iiuothn uatioualltj, Then they
may 1 .tin 11 if they please and finish their
education," The students were sn aston
ished that they Immediately took the oath.
Ilronco Hill "I vvas talkln' with un i:ast.
eru man tn-dny. and he sajs when twu fe
lert. in his section havn u dibpuiu they just
go to law nnd suu each other foi damuges
Halr-Tilgger Ike "Hut how about tho
loser? Don't he get a gun un' try to git
Hionco Hill "Wall, as neur us I kill
make out, h tho time tho loser he puld
Hue law 1 era, he uu't got no money tu buy
guns." New York Wceklj,
A peueunt, who hail given his sou n sli
ver watch for a birthday present, took thu
lad in ,1 theater in thu evening, llccomlng
alisaibed tu the pliy, the boy lost his bal
ance) and fell wf tho railing Into thu put
epiet below, Jumping to his feet, the old
"I'or heaven's sake. Jauscl, don't lose the
watch!" New York Recorder,
The bachelor "Of course I congratulate
vou. liut, after an. isn't a nauy a good
deal of a nuisance?"
Tho young father (dubloualj) "Hardly
that, jou know. Hut there are tiroes when
It Is a crjlng evil." Pittsburg Bulletin
T'ntil recently more than three-fourths
rf nil tnlalrASHM uhn Hlil not ivluh, In ueta
callers Instructed the maid or footmtifl to
suy "not at home,'1 and the lie was c.-ed
a white one If any kind 01 a one, ajjf f- I
cuscd on the Bround that "no( aty ' I i
was ini'icly a foimula for sajlng not at
homo to calleis
This winter tho iittendiint Is bidden to
say "s, Mi lilunk Is at home, but begs
to bo excused " Nobody but .1 pedellei
thinks of arguing tho matter after till",
A caul Is left, unit the callei reritcs with
no thought of a slight, unilei standing that
the message Is given in good faith, for ono
of a gic.it many possible excellent reasons,
and not to him or her excluslvelj, but to
all w ho maj c ill.
Manj- hostesses who "have a clay" when
thev are ut homo to all calleis nre obliged
to elenj themselves, at neaiK all times. In
order to icserve time needeel foi theit
thousand and tlueo othei duties or ple.ts
uics, whether social, domestic or whut not.
"Mr Sorghum," said the senator's wife,
"when jou wete elected jou snld that jour
countrv had culled jou,"
"t'ndoubtedlj-. How do jou feel about It
"The same as ever. I still feel that my
country has called me down." Washing
Prost bells are tolled In some districts
of Piance when frost Is threatened Im
mediately the Inhabitants place cuiantltles
of tar between the rows of vines. Tho tar
1" lighted and volumes of dense bmoke
arise, thus protecting the vines,
Teacher "Now, bojs. If one of jou were
to find something petrified, what age would
jou ntti Unite to If"
Smart Uoj ' Stone age. "-Harper's Young
"How could vou endure talking so long
with that ugly old woman with that fright
ful costume without laughing In her face.'"
'Oh, Hint's easj. Sho Is my wife."
"There's no doubt." said Mr Dolan,
"about there belli' wan great advantage In
beln' born in this countrj "
"An' phawt's thot?" Inquired Mrs. Do
lan "It save e7 the prolce nv a steamship
ticket over." Washington Star.
"Your account of the concert last night,"
said the musician, "omitted all mention ot
thu vcrv thing 1 wanted to see printed.
Ihe violin 1 plnjed, us I was earcfull tu
tell jour reporter, was a genuine Sttnd
v alius, and one of the best ever made."
. "That's all right " ald the editor. "When
Mr. Htradlvarlus gets his fiddle adveitlsed
In this papei it will cost him half a crown
a line. Good morning, sir." Tlt-Htts,
Little lloger had gone Into the country
foi the first time, and his grandfather had
taken him out to tee the colt
"Theie. Itoger." bald the old gentleman.
"did vou evei see such a little horse as
Itoger never had, and his cjes shone;
but there was one elrawback.
"What's the matter with him, grnndpn?"
ho said. "He hasn't any rockers," Toron
Justice's clerk (writing out a testimonial
for a discharged prisoner) "This Is to cer-tlfj-
that Jakob llrumms has conducted
himself so well during his four weeks'
ltitffir.Art'lts.t tlii A Iia Ij ii ulntsm. J- -pjii
Hiiiai.viui,iiiii it -.1,141, lit in liniuiliu W i-blUl!-
here nt any time IMdawkalla,
WHITE RIBB0NERS IN COUNCIL
'Ihe W. '. T. I'. .Meet In Washington tu
J'reaeiit thu Great I'oljglot
1'et II Ion.
Washington, Feb. 15. The Metropoli
tan Methodist Kplseop.tl church was be
comlngly decorated to-dny In honor of
tho convention of Whlto Hlhhoners, A
good utteudunio greeted the opening
btsslon, which begun with the singing; of
hymns, followed by an neldiesa of wel
como by .Mrs. M. 13. Grlflltli, president
of the District Vv C, T. U to which
.Mrs, Clara C. Hoffman, the lecotdlus
secretary of tho national union, re
sponded. Then enme a prayer and con
secration meeting conducted bj Mrs,
Katharine Lent Htevenson, ut Chleugo,
nnd participated In by other prominent
workers Irr tho cause of temperance.
Ills, Gr illlth conducted n noontide
prayer, which began at 12 o'clock. Hev.
Dr. I.unn, of I'nglaud. a prominent tern-
perunce worker, occupied n seat on the
platform. JHss Frances Wlllard and
Lady Henri bomerset were unable to bo
present, having been detained Irr Bos
ton, but they are expected to arrive dur
ing tho day.
The principal object of the gathering
is to call to the attention of congress
and the president as strongly as possi
ble the Inimense polslot petition vvhlqh
has arrived In Washington after a Jour
ney around the world, and which it Is
.asserted bears the signatures of more
than 0,000,000 people of all nationalities.
This monster petition Is us follows:
For O01I anil homo nnel nitlvo land: roly
glot petitions of tho world's Woman's
Chilstluu Temperance Virion. Addressed
to the governments of tho world:
Honored llepiebent.Ulves and Rulers:
We, jour petitioners), ulthoush belong
ing to the phjblcallj weaker sex, aie
strong of he.u t to llvo for our homes,
our native land and the world's family
We know that clear hi. ains nnd pure
hearts it) ike honest lives and hnppy
homes and that by these the nations
prosper iind'the time Is brought nearer
when the vvoild shall be nt peaoc.
We know that Indulgence In nlcohol
and opium nnd in. other vices which dls
gtuce out social lives makes misery for
all the win Id, and most of ull for us and
for our children
Wo know that stimulants nnd opiates
nre sold under legal gu uniitees, which
mnko the governments partners In the
trntllc bj ncceptlng as revenue n portion
of the ptollts, and wo know with shame
that thej nre often forced by treaty
upon populations either Ignorant or un
willing; we know that ou might eiri
much lo raise the moral tone of society
and lender vice dllllcult.
We have no power to prevent these
great inieiuitles beneath which the
whole world gioans. but you hnvo power
tu iceleem the honor of tho nations from
nn Indefensible complicity therein.
We therefore come to vou with the
united voice ot ltpiesentatlvo women of
everj land, beseeching jou to raise tho
standard of the laws to that of Chils
tluu rnoials: to strip away the safe
guards nnd sanctions of tho state from
the drink trulllc nnd tho opium tiado
and to protect our homes by the total
prohibition of this curse of civilisation
throughout ull the territory over which
jour government extends.
Devotional set vices, conducted by Mrs.
Helen M. Hnikur, the 1111tlnn.1l treasurer
of tho W. C. T II., weie held ut tho
opening of the utter noon session, when
the attendance was ng.iln lnrge. Three
addresses wen delivered. The first by
Mrs. Margaret H Phut, of Washington,
on "Tho W. C. T. lr. Uns Attained Her
Majority: is Hho Worthy of Citizen
ship?" Net .Mrs. Hmlly L. McLaugh
lin, of Massachusetts, spoko on moral
and political icform In huge cities.
Mrs. Mntlltla 11. C.irse, of Chicago,
gave a letrospect of the W, C T. V
and made .1 strong appeal for bonds to
assist in building tho proposed new tem
per nnco temple In Chicago.
Convention hall was crowded by 3,000
persons at the cvenhig session, over
which Mrs. L. M, N." Stevens presided,
After devotional eerclses, conducted by
Mrs. Katharine Lent Stevenson, Miss
Anna Gordon reail Miss Frances Wlll
arel's address, tho latter not being pres
ent. Hoth she nnd Lady Somerset wero
detained In Huston by an attack of the
gup, hut nre expected tn-motrovv.
At tho closing of the leading of Miss
Wlllanl's uddress. Miss Hello Carney de
liver eel 1111 nddiess to men. Sho was fol
lowed by Dr. Lunn, of London, and Mia,
linker, the national treasurer of the
union, The hitter held Hint man had no
right to niurlt out woman's spheie In tho
world, "Adam vvub asleep whet Hvo
vvas made," said she, "and It was not
thought necessary lo wake him to take
his advico In the matter."
Telegrams of regret wero read from
many peisoriH who wero iinnhlo to be
present, and the proceedings closed with
an address by M,rs. Clara Hoffman.
iii.tTii or nit. (H'oittii: vv, itcx;i:us.
A lliptl.t lllllne Well Kllillt 11 In Missouri
Kiplres hiiddiiil) In I'lnpeirli.
l.mpoil.i, Kus Feb. 15, (Special,) Jlov,
Dr. tieorge W, Hogers, pastor of the First
lluptlst church here, died suddenly this aft
ernoon of heart failure, He presided ut
prayer meeting last evening In his usual
health. He cumo here from Atchison, Kus.
He vvas borne In Hoone county, Mo., u
lb3i and was educated ut the. Mii,ii untie,
slty at Columbia arid William Jewell col
lege at Llberlj. He leaves a wife, son and
daughter, the two latter living In Missouri,
GOING TO CHICAGO TO-NIGHT?
The Burlington fast train ''Eli" leaves i
5 60. The only line serving meals on the
cafe plan between Kansas City and Chi
cago, In addition to regular meal service.
This entire train Is equipped with all mod
ern improvements. Service umaculled. ,
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