EL PASO DAILY HERALD. THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 1900.
WANTED By an experienced woman, a
nltu'1on In a small family M. A. Mj.,
I to LET Pmall contract, shingling. Ad-
I dress Powell. Herald office.
TO RKNT Fnmlsbed house, 6 rooms, from
July 1st to Oct. 1st. Address V. O. Box
WANTED 3 to 6 rooms furnished, by man
ard wife who are located and In busi
ness, both well. Reference given. Address
H. U. J. Herald. .
FOR REST ROOMS
COR RENT Furnished front room. Also
C. rooms foi light housekeeping, 413 Texas
TO RENT 4 rooms; can be used for busl
I neM or residence. Apply to U. a. elev
ens. Mills BUk.
FOR REST HOUSES.
FOR KENT A four room furnished house
.1 h nlano and bath. Lame lot and
barn in rear. Apply 1124. aan Antonio nt.
TO RENT A three-room dwelling on North
I Kansas street. Jno. Julian, Real Estate
and Insurance. HZ San tranciwjn
FOR SALE IMPROVED RESIDENCE
PROPE KTY NORTH SLUE
FOR fAL i 2 new houses, thee room and
bath on Wyoming street. South front.
John A. Happer, Mills building.
COR SAL One eight-room house north of
I G H. track .). innto V"TJ12 mTh.
hath. John A. Happer, Real Estate. Mills
tfMflflfV BUYS two houses on Franklin
F.ntinir for 1192 per year;
. . . (..Kstmnnt. Horace B.
Soon inwni u u , V
tevens. Real Estate and Insurance.
EAST AND SOOTH FRONT on Oampell
st three blocks north of railroad; 2 lots;
4-room brick. Horace B. Btevens, Real Es
tate and Insurance.
SOUTHEAST CORNER on North Stanton
street, fine lots, with a modern froom
bouse: has ample room for another building
lots being 130 feet south front. Horace B.
Btevens, Real Estate and Insurance.
ON OREGON ST., In third block north of
track, for $2800; 6-room brick residence;
close in; cheap, considering location. Hor
ace B. Btevens. Real Estate and Insurance.
NO. 618 NORTH SANTA FE, 2H lots, east
front, with 9-room brick house; nice lawn,
with plenty of shade; only one block from
Buckler square. Horace B. Btevens, Real
Estate and Insurance.
FOR BALE A six room adobe house on two
lots on Franklin street near G. H. & 8. A.
machine shops. M250. John A. Happer,
5 room brlcK house. No. 805 North -tanton
street. Two lots, east front, plenty of
hade, very desirable place, S2500. Horace
B. Stevens, real estate and Insurance. Mills
FOR SALE 6 room brick dwelling. .
Stanton street. Rents for f-T.fiO per
month. Price 2375 00. A. M. Loomis, 21 ban
Antonio street, Keal Estate, Rental Collec
tions nd Insurance.
FOR SALE MINING PROPERTY.
GOLD MINE in Mexlccprlce of mine cn be
extracted from property in two months.
A bargain A. M. Loomis, 21T San Anton o
street, Real Estate, Rental collections and
FOR SA uR.soO Shares of the Or'on Mining
stork at 60 cents per share. Company s
price $1 00 per share. Campbell & Wiei
igman. Wells Fargo Building.
FOR SALE One of the best paving busi
nesses In the cltv for 20 per cent below
the invoice price. Mark Miller, Real Estate
and Insurance, 109 Mesa Ave.
A GOOD paying restaurant In Alamogordo,
ceotral y located, doing a large bul
ness, for sale cheap. Apply to John Julian.
A SMALL STOCK GROCERIES for sale at
bargain; good location. Mark Miller,
No. 109 Delaware building.
FOR BALE A $40,000 00 grocery "business;
can run en a capital of $3 00.09. Pays
well. Address O. P. T Herald office.
IN ING ROOM For sale cheap. Mrs. An
derson, The Hadley.
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS
ARGE SAFE for sale. W.
. Co . Ill San Antonie St.
T. Hlxsoa Sc.
FOR SALE One Oblsm, Boyd & White four
mole dry press brick machine in good
condition; cheap. Mark Miller, Real Estate
and Insurance, 1C9 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE An excellent country practice
for a physician, which might be doubled
by an energetic, rueged man; together with
three acres with fruit, dwelling and out
buildings; on railroad and In a delightful
country pace; either the good will or the
property Is worth more than will buy both.
El Paso Commercial Co.. 309 Mills Bid Kl
FOR SALE IMPROVED RESIDENCE
COR SALE A five room orlck residence
r wltn IWJ low iOKiiW iwv eti:u, rnutinaiv.
Hark Miller, Real Estate, 109 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE One acre improved property on
main street in Tularosa: good dwelling,
corral, orchard, water tights, etc. El Paso
Commercial Co.. El Paso, T- xas.
FOR SALE 2 lots. 4-room frame house,
good location, 8800, part cash, balance
In monthly pay meats. Mark Miller, Real
Estate and Insurance. 109 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE 6 room brick dwelling, 26x120
feet for 82100.00. Rents for $45.00 per
month. A. M. Loomis, 217 San Antonio
street Real Estate Rental, Collections and
FOR SALE New six-room brick cottage on
Nort Kansas street, lota 40x120 feer.
Price 3 000, Dart rash, balance 1. 2. 3 and 4
year payments. Mark Miller, Real Estate
and Insurance, H9 Mesa Ave.
Q ROOM ROOMING H USE Go d loca
10 t on; inside; eas terms Mark Miller,
real es ate and insurance. Ifl9 Mesa ave.
FOR SALE IMPROVED RESIDENCE
PROPERTY EAST END
2 ONE LOT on Florence, nea r Missouri. Hor-
. .... ace B. Stevens. Real Estate and Insurance
Bte. : 2 frame bouses renting $8 each ; only , , . . r,,.- T 7, ;
$800. Jno. Julian. Real Estate and Insur- NIC,K H u 8Lr5.on Myrtle avenue;
ance 12 8n Francisco St. ' ' close in. Horace B. Stevens, Real Estate
. and Insurance.
FOR SAi-E House, Ave rooms with bath, :
on Magoffin Ave.; two lots; fine location; Q LOTH on North Kansas St., near Missouri
Brlce $2800 John A. Happer, Real Estate, C. St.: $1000; half down, discount for cash.
Ills building. Horace B. Stevens, Real Estate and Insur-
FOUE ROOM COTTAGE on Kan Antonio
St., with modern improvements, very de- lots near Mesa aarden on Boulevard,
sirable home; cheap for cash. Horace B. Q 'erto and Prospect ave. John A. Hap-
Stevena. Real Estate and Insurance. per Real Estate. Mills Building.
FOR SA LE UNIMPROVED RESI
COR BALE-1 X lots on Myrtle s treet C lose
I In $800. Mara muisr,
Insurance. 109 Mesa Ave.
COK 8A L.K 3 ICM lor io, -
nercent Interest. Campbell & Wlellgman,
COR SALE-6 building lots on Campbell
f- . .. hot.een Montana and Rio
n...d Jnhn A. HaDoer. Real Estate,
F"8A"DUand PaC.Be depoU
i.. reasonable price. John
a" HYpperrreal estate. Mills Building.
COR SALE One lot on Texas street for
r 300? Easy terms, John A, Happer. Real
Estate. Mills Building.
rOK SALE Two south front building lots
Easy terms. John A. Happer. Real. Estate,
COR BALK 2 desirable building lots on
f North Oregon streeiQ400eacb John
A. Happer. reai tsB
. -r tt, rt ininmnd and unlm
proved, in all parts of the city. If you
want to seil. list with me and I will adver
se your property . Sevens,
Real Estate and Insurance Agent,
COR 8 A LE 3 lots on Texas street at $1500.
T A.. M. Looml. 217 Ban A ntonlo -street.
Real cEstate, Rental Collections and lnsu-
rOK 8A LE 10 lots on nonn ci r h
I t, :h. Der lot. ima w w -
lot thaTlsa-ked across the street. Horace
B. Stevens, Real Estate and Insurance.
mf LOTS in Alexander's addition at $5
100 per lot; will be sold in blocks of 10 ot
20 to suit purVihsser. Horace B. Stevens,
Real Estate and Insurance.
FOR S ALE Two east front building lots on
North Oregon St . near boulevard. J ohn
A. Happer. real estate. Mills Building.
NICE RESIDENCE SITE on North Stanton
stl for $600. Horace B. Stevens. Real Es
tate and Insurance.
FOR SALE At a bargain Half block In
square next to Hotel Dleu; will pay to
inves. igate. Real estate and rental agency.
Horace R- Chase.
rnA BUYS nearly half a block in Ma
goffin's addition; no Improve
ment. Horace B. Stevens. Keal Estate and
innvicn FEET on Boulevard, south of
II II IX I fill u s... -Hon . anlanllM vlW.
VSVSS miVSV mesa T .
Horace B. Stevens, Real Estate and Insur
Riots on Kansas street between Montana.
Rin iirn(l. John A Happer, Real
Eatate. Mills Halloing
FIGHTY-ONE FEET fronting park west of
rt n. HooU.hlA Incatlan. as
n UUH1DI cqumof ui-i....-
this block will not be nsed for school pur
poses. Horace B. Stevens. Keal nutate uu
LOTS on North Florence St., cor
msn nev Int.! terms. Horace B.
Stevens, Real'Estate and Insurance,
4 LOTS, corner of Arizona ana r lorence
streets: south front; ?300 per lot: two cor-
nnr int. for S710: east terms. Horace a.
Stevens. Real Estate and Insurance.
SOUTHEAST QUARTER of block on Mesa
avenue.north of Mr Krakauer'snew man
sion; ideal location for large house. Horace
a. Stevens, tte&i t.siate anu inurriui;o.
SOUTH FRONT on Missouri St.; lot 40x104;
near Florence St.; close In. Horace B.
Btevens, Real Estate and Insurance.
9 lots Ochoa street between Wyoming and
Boulevard and between Boulevara and
Montana. John A. Happer, Real Estate
Mills Building. .
NORTHEAST corner on north Kansas st ;
62 feet front; very desirable location.
Horace B. Stevens, Real Estate and Insur
ance. FOR SALE -UNIMPROVED BUSI
FOR SALE 26x120 lot on Texas Bt. ad join
ing lot selling for $50. If taken quick
can be had for 2V0. Mark Miller, Real Estate,
109 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE 25 feet front on 8n Antonio St.
clone in, cheap for casn. Mark Miller.
Real Estate. 109 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE 120x104 feet on Texas and
Campbell streets. John A. Happer, real
ettate, Mills building.
FOR SALE 62x120 feet lot on S. Stanton
street at $60.00 per foot, adjacent to prop
erty owners who are asking $65 per front
oot. A. M. Loomis. 217 San Antonio street.
Real Estate, Rental Collections and Insur
ance. FOR BALE 00x100 feet St. Louis street,
$10,000. A. M Loomis. 217 Ban Antonio
(treet, Keal Estate, Rental Collections and
LARGE BUSINESS piece, close In, 225 feet
on Campbell, extending from Myrtle to
San Antonio street; price so low that it will
turprise you. Horace B. Stevens, Real Es
tate and Insurance.
ON OVERLAND ST., which Is imDroving
very fast; 60x120 feet. Horace B. Siev
.as. Real Estate ana Insurance.
FOR SALE-RANCH PROPERTY
OR SALE 60 acres, all in f rnit, belongs to
Martin Perolto. lYt miles below Yuleta on
county road. Apply to Campbell & Wlellg
man. FOR RALE 80 acres 5 miles east of La Luz;
orchard, 7 springs and large open range
all abjnt; part y fenced; vorv cheap. El
Paso Ocramerclal Co.. El Faso. Texas.
FOR SALE ROOMING HOUSES
COR SA LE 21 room rooming honee; a'l the
rooms now occupied. Price $750 Mark
Miller, Keal KstHte 109 Mesa Ave.
ORSALE A 32 room rooming house cen
trally located. Enquire ot Mark Miller,
Real Estate. 109 Mesa Ave.
FOR SALE Cheap A lodging house, ren
t rally located. Jno. Julian, Real Estate
and Insurance, 112 San Francisco Sr.
FOR SALE-UNIMPROVED RESI
An annual meeting of the stockholders of
the El Paso Southern RMl way Company will
be held at the public office of said Company
in the city of El Pa.so, Texas, on Monday,
July loth, 19C0, at 3 o'clock, p. m.
Jno P. Ramsey. Prest.
THE STATE OF TEXAS. To the Sheriff or
I any Constable of El Paso County, greet
ing; b. O White, administrator of the estate of
Elizabei b Flcbtner, deceased, having fllea
in our County Court his final account of toe
condition of the estate of said Elizabeth
Fichtner, deceased, together with an appli
cation to be discharged from said estate.
You are hereby coamanded, that by pub
lication of this writ fir twenty days in a
newspajer regularly published in the coun
ty of El Paso, yon give due notice to all per
sons Interested in tne account for final set
tlement of said estate, to flletbeirobjectlons
thereto, if any they have, on or b.fore the
July Term. 1900, of ssld County Court, com
mencing and to be holden at the court house
of aid county, in the city of El Pso. Texas,
on the second dy in July. A. D., 1900, when
said account and application will be consid
ered by said court.'
Witness, Park W. Pitman, clerk of the
County Court of El Paso county.
Given under mi ha d and seal of said
Court, at ruv office in the city of El Paso,
Texas, this 9th of June, A. P. 1900'
T iark W. Pitman.
(SEAL) Clerk County Court.
El Paso County, Texas,
A tru e copy, I certl f y :
J. H. BOON.
Sheriff of El Paso County, Texas.
J. H. Comstock, Deputy Sheriff.
We sell a Gasoline Engine that
has the least number of working
parts the easiest started and
operated of any in the market.
Suited for HOISTING, PUMP
ING or driving any kind of
If your engine or machinery does nol
run to euit you, CALL AND
SEE US ABOUT IT.
TO REPAIR IS OCR SPECIALTY
El Paso Novelty Works,
319 San Antonio St. - SI Paso, Tex.
i M CORONA Has Bought the
I m. lUKUHA theoldKFrult
THE GROTTO, fl? AntonI
You are invited to come to THE SODA
FOUNTAIN for a cool and refrexhlng drink.
Ice Cieam and all the Freh Fruits of the
KKKSU EVRY MORNINO.
Cut thN out and give me a call. You will
com e again
Cor. San Antonio and Stanton Sts.
LARGEST and COOLEST ROOMS In the
city. Very central. Prices reasonable.
See these room before se1ect in g for the
summer. MKS. M. SULLIVAN, Prop.
Are You Seeking A Summer Health
Healthseekers from the north and
east who have been spending the win
ter months in the eouth, and who de
sire to change for the summer season to
a higher elevation and a cooler climate,
should visit the Montezuma, at Las
Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico, on
A. T. As S. b tt'y.
They will find here a desirable al
titude (6.967 feet), insuring a pleasant
summer climate. The mountain
scenery is of unusual interest. First-
class hotel accommodations, unequaled
not batna. expert medical attendance
and ample facilities for recreation are
other attractions. Terms reasonable.
The waters are a specific for rheuma
tism, derangement of internal functions,
neuralgic affections and incipient tu
berculosis: also those convalescing from
acute diseases are greatly benefited.
For detailed information address W.
G. Greenlesf, Manager, The Monte
zuma, Las Vegas Hot Sorings, N. M.
Reduced Kates Account 01 Teacher's
The Santa Fe Route will place on
sale June 30th, July, 1st. and 2nd final
return limit Angust 5tb, tickets to
Santa Fe,.Las Vegas, Hot Spring;
Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver
at one fare for the round trip, plus
$2 00. Texas Teacher's attending' the
convention can thus make a side trip
to the New Mexico reports or Colorado
at a small expense.
For further Information Inquire at
City Ticket Office, Mills building
corner of plaza.
City Ticket Agent. D. F. & P. A.
A (rood Congh Medicine.
It speaks well for Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy when druggists use it
to their own families In preference
in any other. "I have sold Chamber
Han's Cough Remedy for the past
five years with complete satisfaction
to myself and customers," says
druggist J. Goldsmith, Van Etten,
N. Y. "I have always used it in my
own family both for ordinary coughs
and colds and for the cough following
la grippe, and find It very efficacious.'
For sale by all druggists.
Starvation never yet cured dyspep-
la. Person s with lodigestion are al
ready half starved. They need plenty
of wholesome food . Kodol Dyspepsia
Cure digests what you eat so the body
can be nourished while the worn out
organs are being reconstructed. It is
the only preparation known that will
instantly relieve and completely cure
all stomach troubles. Try it if you are
suffering from indigestion. It will cer
tainly do you good. Fred Sohaefer,
Shady Grove butter 2 lbs for 45 cents
at El Paso Grooery.
The Cowboy's Proof.
"Jack" Vance, a cowboy from the
ranch of the Butte Creek Cattle com
pany, was on trial at Alliance, Neb., on
a charge of shooting at a brakeman on
the Burlington railroad with intent to
kill him. He had received bis pay a
few days before and was engaged at
the time of the shooting in the pictur
esque pastime of painting the county
Vance vehemently denied any intent
to perforate the brakeman . He
told the court that, while it was true
that he did take out his revolver and
shoot after the brakeman who pushed
him off the train, he was merely giving
a Dre-arranged signal. He and a friend
had been down the road a few miles
and wanted to ride back to tbe nearest
station to the ranch, realizing that if
they were found by any of the train
orew they would be put off Jibe train.
If this occurred he should notify his
partner by firing his revolver once.
Tbe trainman, with visions of what
he believed was a narrow escape from
death, shook his bead, and tbe judge
looked unbelieving. Vance's cowboy
friend corroborated the story, but Bee
iDg his tale failed to reoeive credence,
the defendant asked the court to pleace
step outside. The jujge asked what
I'll prove my innocence, your hon
or," Vance said.
The court was curious and went out
side. So did the sheriff, lawyers and
spectators. Vance pulled dut his re
volver, and holding a postage stamp
clipped off each corner in succession.
Next be asked a spectator to suspend
a hickory nut from a thread. Walk
ing off thirty feet, he wheeled and at
the first shot out the thread. Taking
six tacks ha placed tbem looeely
in a piece of wood. This
he placed against a post distant
twenty-five yards. Borrowing a watch
from a bystander, he opened tbe face
for a mirror, (hot with his back to
the mark, and drove each tack into
the wood without a miss.
The brakeman had been looking on
In openmouthed wonder. As Vacce
concluded the brakeman stepped up to
the judge, and, tapping him on the
"Yes, yer honor, I guees I wa3 mis
taken. That man wasn't shooting at
A Pretty Wedding Celebrated Last
A very pretty butquiet June wedding
was that last night, of Miss Jessie,
daughter of Mrs. W. T. Johnson, to
uavid J. Roberts, at the home of
bride's mother, 1198 San Antonio St.,
Rev. Mr. French officiating.
Miss Johnson is one of the most popu
lar young women in El Paso and she
made a lovely bride. Mr. Roberts is
the eon of R. H. Roberts, and is an
employe of the Kansas City smelter.
Miss Alma Johnson, a sister of the
bride, was bridesmaid, and Bert Ro
berts, a brother of the groom, was best
The young folks were the recipients
of many very handsome and costly
presents, among them a silver table set
from the employees Id tbe office of the
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts will go to
house keeping immediately in their
new cottage at 115 Boulevard.
A Bold lhlef.
Jack O'Connor lost a saddle and
bridle Wednesday night under pecu
He left his horse and equipments in
front of the Orndorff hotel, and went
within to attend to some business.
While so eD gaged some enterprising
thief led the animal away and stripped
it of its furniture.
MANY NEW WARSHIPS
To Be Built In the Near Future- Con
struction Record To Be Broken
This year. Fire Battleships, Six
Armored Cruisers, Three Pro
tected Cruisers, and Five Sub
The coming year promises to be the
best in the history of the Navy depart-
nt, so far as the construction of new
ships is concerned, says a Washington
dispatch. Work is already under way
to increase tne navy, in accordance
with the recent legislation on the sub
fclva battle-ships, costing nearly
$5,000,000 eoh, six great armored
oruisers of 14,509 tonsdisplacement and
high speed, three protected cruisers,
similar in design to the Olympia, and
five submarine boats represent tbe
programme whioh the Navy Depart
ment now has to dispose of, and to aslc
bids on. Every one of these craft will
be built at private yards.
With tbe large number of ships al
ready on the stooks. and tbe vast
amount of commercial business being
executed, the prospects for an exceed
ingly busy period in the ship building
world are most promising, and bid fair
to exceed in tonnage any previous re
cord of the conutry.
It has bsen decided to adhere to the
policy of letting all contracts for ship
building to private yaros ratber than
risk the dangers of delays and higher
cost by undertaking to ouild them at
the government yards.
With tbe construction of fourteen
ships in proEpeot, the yards will be
crowded to more than their capacity,
but tbe preliminary work of designing
will be finished by next fall. Vacations
for Navy Department employes, of a
certain class, will in consequence
be vary brief this summer.
A partial agreement ha bsen reach -
a to have the two new battle-ships of
tbe same size and power as those au
thorized last year, and for which plans
have been decided upon, and a circular
letter preparred asking for bids.
These vessels are over 14,000 tons dis
placement, have a speed of eighteen
knots and terrific battery power. They
are without the superimposed turrets,
and have 12-inch guns as the largest
The cruisers will cost as much as the
battle-ships, are to be the equal if not
the superior of the finest of their class
in foreign services. Designs for these
ships will be drawn and it is contem
plated to duplicate tbem for tbe olaes
authorized this session. Thus eiz. of
the armored orutser class are to be
built, costing when in commission pro
bably 930,000,000. The three protected
S k J)
situate on proposed electric car line to smelter, has
put over $14,000 into grading and improvements and
will yet sell you your choice of iooo lots in this de
sirable tract at the lowest prices offered in the city.
Lots sold for cash or on the installment plan
at six per cent for deferred payments.
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THE ONLY PALMIST.
ST OHARLES HOTEL
St. Oermaine is no imposter.
Does no "fake" business.
Rends only by Scientific Methods.
Uses no elight-of-haod trick.
Is positively only a Scientific Palmist.
St. Germaine comes recommended by Press nd Public
Has a certified record of 16,000 hands read at Omaha Exposition at
the celebrated "Temple of Palmistry.'
Has Diplomas of Graduation from Cbelro, Oxenford, Allen and St
Germaine, and is the only palmist in the West with such a record. By
her eoience she tells all of life's events and can give reliable readings
cruisers, duplicates of the flagship
Olympia in a measure, are to be design
ed in order to improve upon tbe Olym
pia in many places, and especially to
give greater battery power and steam
ing radius, lo produce these results
they will have greater displacement,
and perhaps be more costly vessels.
In addition to these heavy fighters
there is a provision for five submarine
boats, to be built on tbe general design
of tbe Holland and Plunger, and to
cost about $170,000 each.
This completes tbe entire program
me. Tbe cost can not be estimated,
but appropriations will have to be
made at least for the next three years
to cover the additional expenses.
Continued from 1st page
Iowa, who made a speech in nomination
Tbe mention of Roosevelt's name
was the signal for a demonstration
that equalled if It did not exceed that
with which McKtnley had been greet
ed. The New York delegation led in the
cheering. The standards bearing the
names of the respective state delega
tions were selzad and borne around
the ball and amid yelling and whistling
some one started tbe song, "There
will be a hot time In the old town to
night." This was taken up by apparently
everybody In the hall. Two standards
bearing tbe names Ohio and New York
were tied together, one above the
other, aud passed around, while the
placard declaring that Kansas was the
first to declare for R3oeevelt for vice
president was displayed.
Iiedies joined in the demonstration,
waving their parasols and in some
oases silken flags, with which they had
provided themselves. It was just 7
minutes before . even the vigorous
pounding of the heavy gavel could be
heard; calling the convention to order
again, and. still longer before Lodge
could make himself heard.
Other nominating speeches were
made by Murray of Massachusetts and
Ashton of Wasbington, with a merry
one by Depew, after which the roll was
called. Roosevelt received 925 votes,
one delegate refusing to vote. The
nomination was deolared unanimous
amid deafening cheerB.
Lodge was then appointed chairman
of the committee to notify McKinley,
and Wolcott chairman to notify Roose
velt. The usual resolutions of thanks were
passed, and at two twelve, the ele
venth republican convention adjourned
sin. e die.
"Is Mr. Mangier a salt water sailor?
There's something so suggestive of the
brine about him."
"I guess it's 'cause he's corned so
ften." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
CrO OO 0OOO0O OOOO
A Bitter Blow.
"Yes, my boy, you have my consent
to marry Edith." said the father after
it had taken him an hour to find out
what the young man wanted. "Yes.
you can have her and get married as
soon as you will."
"You have made me the happiest
man in the world!" exclaimed Adolph.
"Very likely. I shall leave a check
beside your wedding dinner plate. It
will be signed, but not filled out."
"How noble and generous V
"You can fill it out yourself. Don't
be afraid of figures."
"How can I thank you?"
"Might as well make it a million as
"That's all, except my balance Is only
$220, and you'd better keep the check
for the first baby to play with!"
"No, Willie; I won't lie ter yer. I
never killed but free Injuns In me life!
Dat's straight!" New York Journal.
They Never Came Back.
The farmer bad told me that be had
been keeping summer boarders for sev
eral years, and presently I asked him
If any of them had ever returned a sec
ond season. He thought it over for
three or four minutes and then replied:
"I had never thought of that. Yes,
I believe one did come back the next
"And stop with you again 7"
"No. I don't think he did. I think
he came back to ask us how far It was
to the next place they took in board
ers!" Feminine Practicality.
"Women have no real love for na
ture." "How do you know?"
"Look at the way they drag up the
subject of fly screens every time a man
mentions that he thinks of going fish
ing." Indianapolis Journal.
The Fact In tne Caae.
Tbe Best of Nelsabon.
"You say they are excellent neigh
"Well, that's somewhat Indefinite.
Do you mean that they never borrow
or that they or willing to lend?" Chi
The Thankless Task.
In early spring, when life is sweet,
When days are fair and nights are fleet, v j
Still comes some one with doleful phis 1
To tell us where the mercury la.
Chicago Be cord, j
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