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not to dTsgriice Claruiico.
Bo, one radiant Beplembor day,
when tho sky wni as b uu in tho bluoit
ribbon, and the very leuvc hung motionless
In the yellow atmosphere like
little ships nt nnulior In u m'ii of gold, 1
took the early train from lluttercup
Hollow, with ii purse full of money
buttoned Into an under pockut of my
polonaise, for I hud read all Rort of
horrid atorliH about phkpockeU, and
didn't mean to part with any of my
crisp bank notes except for'value received.
I felt u llttlu ilutlcred ot first, and
scarcely icutttred to look around me)
for It Mcmud us If everybody must
know thut I v, u. golu, to buy my
If I nttoinpt to tell you anything
about the adventures of that day I
know I shan't succeed. Women could
perhaps understand how I fnlt In the
fairyland of thoso peat circles of
fashion that exist only in London.
I bought tho wedding dress white
rep silk, and a veil of tullo suspended
from a garland of orange blossoms
and I selected a blue silk and a pencil-colored
silk, and n maroon silk, and
dear met what Is the uso of cataloguing
them all? Oilier girls have been
brides-elect before, and they'll know
just how It was. And as for thoso
who haven't just let them wait until
their turn pomes.
And then, as tho sun began todccllno
on Its westering way, I folt excessively
and unromantlcally hungry.
"Is thcro a nice Indies' restaurant
near hore?" I asked.
And ono of the shopmen went with
mo to tho door to point out a glittering
establishment, with Its windows full
of delicacies. I nnln;d and sat down,
testing very much as It I was an Impostor,
and ordered mock-turtle noup,
venturing over so meekly to glance
around a little after tho waiter bad
sklmmcrcd. away, Dickens says that
waiters never walk, and Dickens Is always
right. And then for tho first
time I noticed a superbly dressed
young lady ono or two tables beyond,
in a lovely hat, with n long lilac-willow
plume and hair llko ft shower
"Oh. how pretty sho Is!" thought
L "How proud her lover must be of
1 leaned forward the least bit In tho
world to soo tho young man In question.
Good Heavens, It was my Clarence!
And ns I sat staring, completely
concealed from his ken by the golden
hair and lllao willow plume, I could
hear a light, peculiar laugh.
"You have only yourself to blame
for It. Hate," ho said. "You wouldn't
"That's no reason
nway, Is It?" a he pouted.
"Sho's a desperate old maid," said
Clarence; "old as the hills, but she
has money. A man In my position
has to look out for money, yon know.
Kate, would you like to see her photograph?"
Then the two beadi were close together
for an instant, and tho young
lady's rippling litujh mingled with
Clarence's mellow tones.
"The Idea ot uarrylag such a -thing
as that next your hourt." said she.
"It does M'em rather oulrugcous,
doesn't It?" ho said. "Hut when we're
once married, all that sort ot thing will
be over. I'll see that she finds her
"Yet, whenl" thoujht I, now thoroughly
And I got up
and hurried out of ths restaurant,
nearly stumbling In my hao over the
waiter, bearing on a silver tray my
mock turtle soup.
"I I've changed my mind," said I,
flinging a coin to him. To this day 1
don't know whether it was a shilling
or a sovereign. "Never mind the soup."
I took the next train to Uuttercup
Hollow and wroto a scathing note to
Clareuco tho same evening. Do you
want to know what 'was In It? Of
course, ltkn all woman's letters, ths
best of It was in the postscript:
Our eniraccmeat Is at au rod. H. II.
1. 8. The next tlmo tou exhibit ladr'a photograph
la a crowded rvuiurant It might be
well to examine your neighbor.
Clarence had tome sense after all.
Ho never camo near tne with useless
apologlos. I guvo the wedding dress.
to little Amy Miller, who wns to be
married In October and couldn't afford
a trousseau. I Buppose I shall wear
out the bluo, tho peach color and maroon
In time. Oh, I forgot to say that
Mrs. Rlchford was vory angry. It
seoins that Clarence had promised to
pay her one thousand pounds that he
hod borrow od ot her v, hen he had got
hold of ray money. And 1 am
the bottom of my heart that I
still romaln Hatty Hyde. How Halls.
How the Maatrr rontrlrixl to Got Ilia
I W ii in i.
The following story Is told of n sea
captain nnd his mate. Whenever thcro
wns a plum pudding made by tho
orders nil tho plums ivero put
Into ono end of It, nnd that end placed
next to the captain, who, after helping
himself, passed It to the mate, who
never found any plums In his part of It.
After this game hud been played for
some tlmo the mate prevailed on tho
steward to plnco tho cud which had no
plums In It next the captain.
The cnptnln np sooner perceived that
the pudding had tho wrong end turned
towards hi in thun, picking up the dish
and turning It round, as If to examine
tho china, ho sold: "This dish cost me
two shillings In Liverpool," and put It
down, ji If without design, with the
plum end next to himself.
"Is It possible," snldtho mate, taking
up the dish) "I shouldn't suppose It
was worth more than a shilling," Aud
ns If In perfect Innocence, ho put down
tho dish with tho plums next to himself.
Tho captain looked at the mate; the
mate looked at the cuptaln.
The captain laughedj the mate
"I'll toll you what, young one," said
the captulii; "you've found me out; so
wa'HJiist cnt thu pudding lengthwise
this time, und have tho plums fairly
distributed hereafter," Yankee Wade.
- . TJ. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, iftJf
"The Queens" Prize Problem,
Mr. A. and Mr. D. have to cut
down n mighty troo. Tho tlmo 'twill
tnko for Mr. A. this mighty troo nlouo
toslny, is sixty tninulos Btandnnl
timo. Beneath D's blow, tho bulk
sublimo fjooa to tho ground in half
that timo. Tho question now wo ask
of tlioo is, liow long 'twill tako to cut
this trco if both begin ono on oach
sido olid thus thoir labor do dividoT
Tho Quoon will givo an elegant Ma
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Tho prostration nf tor tho grip is
ovorcomo by Hood's
It really dooa mako tho woak
It is not certain that Arion will bo
trained this year.
is beautiful with a bad skin, covorod
with pimplos, frokles, moth, or tan.
I have been asked many times what
will remove theio unsightly blomishos.
No face paints or powders will remove
them, oa they aro caused bv impure
blood. Tho only sure remedy I havo
over soon is Sulphur Bitters, and in
hundreds of casoa I havo never known
them to fail. Editress Fashion
LOOKING FOR THE DOOTOR.
An An, lnin Ms lit ('d Iu Wotchln aud
Ono of tho best stories In Mr. Iiarrle's
dclhilitf nl. Scotch book, "A Window In
Tliiums," Is entitled "Waiting for tho
Donor." Jess, tho mother of the fam
lly, a crlpplo who had not been out of
tho house, nnd bcldon out of the room,
for twenty years, had gone early to
rctU and tho door of her bedroom in the
kitchen Ans pulled la All at once sho
colled: "I.crbyl" I.coby wasthedaugh
tor. Sho answered "Aye," nnd Hendry,
tho father, opened the door of tho bedroom.
"Ver mother's no week" he
said to I.eeby. Looby ran to tho bed.
In another two minutes wo were a
group of four In the kitchen, staring
vacantly. Heath could not have star
tied ua more, tapping thrtco thut qulot
night u the window-pane.
"It's diphtherial' said Jess, her
hnnds tiembllug as sho buttoned her
She looked at tne, and Leeby looked
"It's not U'h no!" cried Leoby, and
her toIci was us n fist shaken nt my
facu. Mm blamed me for hesitating in
Joss hud discovered a white spot on
her tlin at. I knew tho symptoms.
Ucoby ran oft for tho doctor, and after
it tlmo returned panting to say that
he inlirlit bo expected Iu uu hour. Ho
was uway uinong the hills.
nondry wandered Ixitween tho two
rooms, always In the way when Leeby
ran to tho window to Bee If that waa
the doctor at last. 1' tunlly ho sat down
by tho kitchen flru, a Blblo In his hand.
It lay open on his knee, but he did not
read much. lie sat thoro with hi
legs outstretched, looking straight before
him. I believe ho saw Jess young
I sat alone at my nttlo window for
hours walling for the doctor. About
midnight Hendry climbed the stairs and
joined me. Ills hand wnsshaking ashe
pulled bach the blind.
"dhe's waur," he whispered, like ono
who had lost his voice.
Ills eyes were glazed with staring at
tho turn of the brno whera the doctor
must first come In sight. I put my
hnnd on his shoulder, und he stared at
ho said, speaking to himself.
For this length of tlrae.I know.ho and
Jess had boon married. He ropeated
tho words at Intervals.
"I mind " ho began, and stopped.
He wns thinking of the springtime of
The night ended as wo watched; then
came tho terrible moment that precedes
the day the moment known to
by sick beds, when a
chill wind cuts through the house, and
the world seema cold in deatli.
"This Is a fearsome night," Hendry
Ho turned to grope his way to. tho
stairs, but suddenly went down on his
knees to pray.
Thoro was a quick step outstde. I
arosa In time to boo the doctor on the
brae. He tried tho latch, but Loeby
waa there to show htm la Tho door of
tho room closed 011 him.
From the top of ttio stair I could see
into tho dark passage, and make out
Hendry shaking at tho door. I could
hear tho doctor's voice, but not the
words ha said. Thoro was a painful
silence, and then Leeby laughed joy
"It's guitar cried Jess. "rno wwie
spot's gonol Yo Jnlst touched It, an It's
gone! Toll Hendry."
Hut Hendry did not need to be told.
As Jou spoke I heard him say, huskily,
Thank Oodl" nnd then he tottered
back to thu klUihen, When tho doctor
loft, Hendry was still on Jea' arm.
chnlr, trembling like a roan with the
pnlay. Ten minutes afterward I was
proparlng for bod, when he cried up
"Come awa' doont"
I Joined the family parly in tho
room. Hendry was sitting close to Jess.
"Let ns read," ho suld, firmly, "In
the foniteoiitlt of John." Youth's
Submit for the Kbntugxun.
Great Supper Spread.
For the LADIES next Tuesday, April 12th.
TTTe will spread our entire stock of ladies low shoes, oxfords
and slippers for one day and offer choice of our entire stock
at a straight cut of 10 per cent from our already low prices. To
make it more interesting, we will throw out 100 pairs of ladies fine
Dongola lace oxfords, all sizes, our best $1.50 oxford.
Tuesday's Price, 99c. -Hero's
the opportunity for men and boys. Improve it.
20 per cent off
of the marked price of any hat in our immense stook, except Dunlap's
Our regular marked prices aro lower than the same goods can bchad for
elsewhere, and when one-fifth is taken off it makes a price
that will be very interesting to the
J.'E. ANDERSON & CO.
It's Worth Your While
TO CALL AT
AND INSPECT HIS
Tlieprettiest and nobbiest line of Spring
HATS, FURNISHING GOODS, DRESS
GOODS, SHOES, TRUNKS, WHITE
GOODS, EMBROIDERIES, LACES
ever before shown in Hopkins ville
at prices that defy
:1BEF0HE BUYING- COME TO SEE ME. ;.
Oppoaito Yates' Jowolry palace Hoards corner.
No. 16 MAIN STREET,
Keep your eye on
ill ri lien,
103 MAIN STREET.
J. Wallace Worfiold,
J. E. Danforth.
$2.00 A YEAR.
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this space for future developments.
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T - - " - aa
HSKKUii 12"!!!U I A pnAnE 3QN0.
10 dozen Silk Windsor
Actual value 25o
128 Swatches of iine Lace Curtains,
beautiful qualltioH aud pattprug,for doors,
Mioit windows and vostlbulo draporjr,
Marvelous price 13c each
Beautiful lull bleached German Linen Table
"n....olr "I"1 'lr" ast color Brocho Border aud
.WUlUIIbli Center, u bnrtfaln nt 7rc. a jnitl
Special Friday price 50o
40 in. all wool Henrietta Cloth, SK IK!"1'
Friday's price 39c
Fine linen Chambray Gingham,
(not ordinary Chambray) Mjfl and bonutirul
iu quality, worth 'Ma a yard.
Friday only 10o
Ladies imported full regular hose, made in
Germany. 2 pair for 25c.
0 iii.'h.l wool Chevron and Diagonal Dress
Goods, beautiful mixtures, worth 60c
Friday's price 39o
Our variety in Drc.s Goods isfully equal to the yriety
of weather that is the perquisite of this month.-
SEE OUR PERFECT LINE.
BBASSETT & CO,
WASH STAND SETS,
$3.25 to $16.00
Good White Cup and
Rest quality Table Gob
lets orTwmblers Bo mVXw" V 8t
and other SPRING
m k TANDY.
AThin Pocket Book
Oouornlly lina t hard rood to travel,
but when you brnco It up with such
liclWM"lioucnt prices" ond"lionont
Roods" Itcnn nccompllBh wonders. A
thin pocket 1kx1k f'lrlll,,r nt our
itloro than n fnt otio clsowbore, for o
nroraiittimllrtmiliuK tho public to
such offers us tlioso.
now and Choico effect,'
Ties, nt lOo oach.
Bucklen'g arnica Salve.
The Ileal Salvo In tho world for
Cuta, Brutsoa, Sores, Ulcers, bait
Htiowu, rover norm, leuer, ,,nppo
Httmls, Chilblains, Corns, ntul nil
Skin Eruptions, and positively cures
JMIoh, or no pay required. It is guaranteed
to givo perfect satisfaction, or
monoy refunded. Price 25 cents per
box. For Halo br H. B. Garner.
An oxtonBivo hotel will be erected
ot Jackson, Oa.
Thousands of kail and desolate
homos havo been inatlo happy by uso
of "Itoeo llud," which have proven
aiinlMoHtocure for tho following
mid tliclrdlatiofilnif symptoms.
Ulceration, Congestion and Falling of
Hie Womb, Ovarian Tumors, Dropsy
of tho Womb. Suppressed
tlon, lluptuio at Ulilliiutriii, or any
complaint originating in diseases of
tho reproductive organs; whethor
finin ttinttigloUs dlscafcea hcicdlty,
tight laehijf, overwoik, excesses or
ndttaniages. One lady writes us
that after sutlerlng for ten yom with
Lcucoirlieu or Whiles, that ono application
entirely cured her, and furthermore,
sho sutlers no nioio pain during
tho inciistriinl period. It Is a wonder
ful itgulalor. "Koto Hints" aro n
Nlmplf, harmless preparation, uui
wouiloi ful In etlect. Tho patient can
npplv It hoieelf. No doctor's
necessary, towhtsli all uiotlcst
ivniimii miinntnllv VOlllltT. UlllliairlCll
liulloj seilouslvohicct. From tho tlrst
appllculton you will feel like a now
woman. Price 11.00 by mail, pool
paid. Tho Lkvkhktt Brrxino Co.,
iW Washington St., Boston, Mass.
A $10,000 depot will bo erected ot
If you uro not fooling strong and
healthy, try Electrio Bitters. 1( "La
Orippo" bus left you week aud woary
lixo eieciriu iuiur. jiiuurviueuy aem
directly on Liver, Stomach, and
gently aiding organs to
perform thoir functions. If you aro
iLflhcttni with sick hoadacho, you will
hud speedy and pormaiiftit relief by
1 Inking Electrio Bittern. One trial Will
t it -A ill.. ! llw. MvtnAflSf
UlUTinCQ VOU lliai lllin in lun iwmwj
To m.tU htityltl'orry vlnotfnr chooaj
llio umt rlrwU berrlo gutUored
n.ibil,jlit il.iy Putoit" iioundlnto
Until Hint brtitt tlioiit welt, then pour
o,i ilium Onu riimrt ot Uio host vlnc(rnr.
J,i-V ilium atmtil cotipU o( days, then
klntut H'i ll'l' """ on9 Pound ol
Ueh wIidIj tru t. Let this stand throo
days n.i tnroJli n Jtflly h.tir auJ boll
tiru in niiU'V tti owing on anJ
li.inu.l ' l"f Wr t ftcU 1'lnt,0'
jtim W'lun iwM put to etean, dry
Vltii'i W 1 14 ii wty tutting medUlno
olt r. I Win ut vvjy giy hU potions
w ni tli y ur III
hut I s't my revango
n Ul.t, I m.w him
I imv his U1U 8orvUU JourmV
nooml boom I boom I
The wild prairie chleUfn 1 ealUnt to lit ntto,
And I aland and llattn down by th pattur
I wall and watch and HIpd llitcn, watch and
Listen to the will pralrla thicken onthohtlll
WattJi for aome one who'll meet tn wjr oon
Walt for the ootnlnf ( my darllair little Kata,
Who prointacd ahs would meet ma tj the paitura
Pooml boom I boots I
Once more the pralrlo chicken U calllnj from
Sounding-like dlatant muslo on tho craning alf
UutwhrdoeaKlttJ llnffsrf aha aurclr knoirs t
Llaten to the wild prairie chicken rm tha hill.
Watch for eome one who'll meet me rery toon,
the coming ot my darling Uttlo Kato,
Wha's Cumin; noon to meet me down by the
Dooml txMml boom I
Again ths prairie chicken la calling to Ita mate,
tlut why doca Kitty llcicr! the hour In growing
I wait and watch and listen listen, watch and
I.tntcn to tho wild prairie chicken on the hill;
Watch for aome olio who'll meet me Tery aoonl
Walt for the coming of uy darling little Kata,
Wbo'a oumlug now to moet me and to greet m
Arthur Kugcnc Van Vcls.ui, In Good House,
A SHATTERED IDOL
Why Hatty Hydo Still Koopo Hor
My namo la Hatty Hydcv. Tcoplo
call tho an old inntd or at least not a
young ono ami 1 Intend to remain so.
Hut I catno rery near getting married
last spring, and this U how It happened.
1 am thirty-five and not absolutely
ugly) at least when 1 look In the glass
I aeo ru fleeted there u good, fraati complexion,
Burkling haul eyes and an
abundance of brown hair. I might
bate married two or tlirus times, only
I wasn't really In love. I dare, say you
don't believe this, but I can show the
loiters of declaration op In my writing
desk now old Squlru l'easr, Itov. Hr.
l'oppolthorne acd Dr. Itlchford. Ho
Hut when Clareuco Raymond, barrister,
camo down to spend tho vacation
with his aunt, Mrs. Itlchford you
see, the doctor married, after all, a
wlfo much moro suitable Io point oi
mature years than I could have been,
and 1 didn't care, not I 1 must confess
to a little womanly flutter around the
heart, for he was tall and handsome,
and. In short, juat tho,horo of romance
that I bad uhvara dreamed about.
"Hatty." said Mrs.
were quite confidential friends, you
sec, and called ono nnothor Hatty and
Pamela and borrowed each other's
books and all that sort of thing ''Hat
ty, I think Clarunco rather fanolej
"Do you?" said I. feeling tho tell-tale
blushes come Into my face, and my
heart began to thump beneath the
pretty luco tucker of Valenciennes and
pink ribbon that I had taken to wear-
log overy day.
"1 urn certain of it," said Mrs. Rich-
ford; "and how nice It will bo to have
you for a couatn."
That cronlng Clareuco asked me If I
would marry hlui, and, of course, 1
It wns very utcu to bo engaged. He
gave ine a lovely entneo ring, choicer
and more antique than any diamond
could have been It had been his
mother's ring, lie said aud ho repeated
tho uiott delicious poetry and
vowed that It exprcsHad tho very sentiment
of his heart And wo had wan,
dcrlngs In the cool, fern-scented wood
and moo'nllght talks on tho veranda,
and I began to wonder whothcr I
should bo morrtud In white satin or a
Onu evening, juit after Clarence had
returned to Ma unavoidable engagements
In town, tntlo Nathan camo to
Uncle Nathan waa one of thoso
peoplo of whom wo nru apt to ask. In
common with mosquitoes and flics:
"Why were they ever created?" He
was a venerable old gentleman with
long silver hair that fell over tho collar
of his bottle-green coat and cloth
gaiters that Irrealstlbly reminded ono
of a black pussy cat, and bo took anufl
and talked through Ills noso.
'Harriet,'' said Uncle Nathan. "U
"Js what true, Unclo Nathan'"
"All this about your being
engaged to a man ten years younger
than yourself. Harriet, Harriott 1
thought you had belter aenol"
"It's only tlvu years. Unclo Nathan,"
said I, pouting. "And 1 suppohe I can
got engaged without sending to my
relations for a porinlt! '
"Harriet, this U not a subject to Ira
flippant about," W Unclo Nathan.
"You may depend upou It that this
youug man Is a mere fortune-hunter.
You have property, Harriet, and ho has
found It out."
"Uncle," 1 cried, starting up, "I will
not listen tamely to such aspersions on
the character of ono who"
"My dear, ray dear, don't got ox-cited."
said the Intolerable old gentleman,
tapping upon tho lid ot his silver
snufl box. "You are not u child, Harriet,
uot yet a sentimental schoolgirl.
Let's tallc tho matter caimiy over."
"I decline to discuss It, sir," was iny
dignified reply. "My mind Is made
up, and no amount of meddling interference
will ever Induce mo to alter It"
So my Uncle Nuthan wont away,
silver snuff box, pussy gaiters and all,
and I sat down to make out a memorandum
of tho thing I idiould require
for my wedding outfit.
For I hail resolved not to buy my
things at tho llttl$ shops In Buttercup
Hollow, but to m alio a spoolal journey
to Loudon on thut business. Ah, tho
delight of reveling over counters full
of choice filmy laces, billows of bridal
silk, oc.mns of tulle, it brutight tho
color to my cheek only to think ot It.
And, WsMea, was It not ooceoury that
Clarence's wlfa shomd have all that
custom required? 1 didn't cure for
myself so much, but 1 was determined
tl LJUiU. U . -
Highest o'H In L&tvenkg Power.
HOPIONSVILLE, KENTUCKY, FRIDAY, APKIL 8, 1892,