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THE PERRYSBCJIIG J0U11NAL, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1903.
Dsnr one, I send you a flower
Fresh from a (rngrunt Held;
iWllh henrt of purest, sltlnlnK cold,
Set In n snowy shield,
To urliiK to j on the love nnd thoughts
My heurt mut over yield.
Its petals white are purest thoughts,
I think, dear onu, or you;
My love, tho Rolden heart ou sec,
All wet with Kllslcnliiff dew,
So like my tears when jou are gone,
Ami ott 1 grieve for you.
I counted: "Love mc, love me not,"
And as the sky's abovo me,
The petal that I counted last,
Smiled as It whispered: I.ovoa me.
'Ami nil the llowcis a chorus sang
Of "Loves mc, loves me, loves me!'
Oh, could I send a thousand flowers,
All wet with glistening dew;
And call them all with the perfect hours,
I've spent, dear love, with jou;
They could not show more hearts of gold
Than 1 have hearts for you.
Go keep the little flower I send,
And read Its meanlnp o'er;
One of a thousaml daisies sweet,
I'll twine with thousands more,
lAnd make a chain to bind your heart
To mine for evermore.
-Alice .1. Murphy, In Springfield (Mass.)
I Her Perfumed !
LESLIE W. QUIRK T
(Copyright, W03, by Dally Story Pub. Co.)
I WOKE tip suddenly, with a queer
pain in my lienil. It throbbed and
throbbed till I could have cried out at
the torture. Lashing around in my
bed, I turned oer and looked into the
fnee of a girl, close at hand.
She was undeniably pretty, with
black hair and eyes, a red mouth nnd
two delicately pink cheeks. SheMiiiled
when 1 looked at her.
"Well, .Tack, how goes it this morn
liif'.'" site asked.
"I I beg your pardon," I said. To
Hie bes-t of my knowledge 1 lind never
eeen the girl before. Yet here site was,
ut my bedside, speaking to me with
the familiarity of an old frieml.
"J am glad you are better," she whis
pered, almost in my enr. Then she add
ed another word that made me open
inj ej et, wide "twectheart!"
I btipposc she saw the startled look
on 1113 face, for hlie sat up with a merry
little laugh and beckoned to a nurse.
1 looked around in dismay. On either
side of mc was a row of white cots, with
nurses moving silently among them.
'. was in a hospital.
"Well, old man, alie to the world at
instJ" said a hearty voice, and I saw
o man bending over me. "Hose was
beginning to think you would never
BHE LAID HUn HAND IN MINE FOR A
know her again." He pinched tho
cheek, teasiugly, and she turned away
with a little blush.
I stared at him blankly.
"We are going to take you away from
here," he went on. "And do you know
what day it is?"
I shook my head.
"Thursday, the 30lh of May, 1003."
"What?" 1 raised myself out of the
cot in my excitement.
"Thursdaj , the 30th of May, 1003," lie
repeated. "Don't you remember? It
is your wedding tlnj I"
The queer pain was racking my head
frightfully now, and I sank" back on the
cot. Was 1 crazy? The last thing 1
remembered was returning home from
the villi) last night or, rather, on the
Jiight of the 23d of .lime, 1002, nearly a
year liefurc. And tills was to be my
wedding day I Why, it was Impossible.
I wns not engaged, I who was the
filrl? Then I caught a pair of roguish
"black eyes looking at me, and I lay
very still, pondering, not at all ill
pleased. Two men took n.e out to n closed
carriage, supporting me ns 1 walked,
for I was very weak. They opened the
door carefully, and I climbed in nnd
ank back on theseft cushions. Then
tin arm a soft, warm, plump arm
crept about illy neck, nnd I ivasdrnwn
toward a woman. Her hair smeiled of
wild flowers Hint bloom In the spring--time,
nnd her touch was tender audca
Tesslng. The perfume crept into my
Vbriiln and Intoxicated me, nnd I leaned
over and kissed her full upon the red
At Inst tjie carriage stopped, and 1
iwns helped to Hie ground. The man
Who lmd spoken to me at the honpitiil,
and who had been riding outside, paid
tl-r driver and dismissed him, Then he
and Hie woninn and I went into the
InlMIng, which proved to be a hotel,
My head was getting clearer now,
end 1 looked about me, wondering
Whot It nil meant. We tool; aa elevator
fab fill " r
to the second floor, and were ushered
Into a handsome parlor. Hardly had
the door closed upon ui before the girl
looked up nt the man inquiringly.
"Shall I dress now, brother?"
She laid her hand in mine for a min
ute, nnd then walked toward a door
nt the other side of the room. Tho
swish, swish of her dress seemed to
beckon me on, and I started after her.
The man held out a restraining hand.
"Wuit," he snid, with a smile; "she will
be yours In an hour."
After she had gone, I turned to him.
"What docs this all mei-n?" I asked.
"You have been sick for a month,"
he said, slowly, "nnd 1 nin afraid you
have suffered a lapse of memory."
"Sick?" I repented, dully.
"Yes. At one time we despaired or
your life. Your brain seemed on Are,
nnd you were filled with all sorts of
queer fancies. You did not know me,
nor Hose "
"Yes; your flnnce."
"My fiance! Why, man, I never saw
He smiled, a little sadly, and snid,
gently, as he might to n child: "You
have been very sick, and you have for
gotten mnny things. You have been
engaged to my sister for nearly six
months, nnd you set to-day for your
mnrringe. Can't you remember?"
I pressed my hand over my aching
"So," I said. "Does she expect me to
marry her to-day?" I nodded toward
tlie other-room, and thought of the
laughing black eyes and the hair that
studied of flowers that bloom in the
"Of course," he said. "You sec, she
wishes to be your wife, even if you
can't remember all that has hap
pened." I said nothing, I was mad with lova
for the girl, nnd yet I felt I had no
tight to make her marry a man who
hud lost all memory of having known
her in the past,
"Does site want the ceremony to take
plnce?" I asked.
"Does she? Why, man, can't you
see the love light in her eyes, and the
passion in every move she makes?
Can't you feel it when she takes your
Iinud in hers? Don't you know it by
her Aery presence?"
"Then," I said, looking him full In
tlie face, "then all the men in Christen
dom can't keep us from becoming hus
band and wife."
"Jack!" lie cried, "I am proud of
you. There isn't another man in the
whole world I'd rather have for a
brotlier-in-lnw. I'll get the preacher
at once, and we will have a quiet cere
mony here in the parlor."
Itose enme in from the other room
just then. Straight to me she walked,
and placed her two hands confidingly
in mine. The man leaned over us with
n "God bless you, children," and then
slipped out into the hall.
The preacher, white-haired and
saintly, came back with him, and we
stood up, ready to be married.
1 don't remember when I heard the
noise first. I think I was watching
Hose's brother, and thathisfriglitened
face was my first intimation of the
trouble. Then I heard a tramp of
many feet, and a knocking on our door.
I threw my arm protecting- about the
"Come in!" I shouted.
Before I had spoken the words, the
door opened. Tlie first man to enter
was my- brother. After him came two
burly officers of the lnw.
"My God, Jack," he cried, ns he saw
our position. "It isn't too late?"
"Too late for what?" I demanded,
white with nnger nt the interruption.
"You aren't aren't married?"
"No," I said, "but I will be in five
minutes. Stand back, and let the cere
He sprang forward. "You will never
marry that woman," he declared.
"Can't you see, you fool, that she is no
fit wife foryou?"
"Hut she loves me," I said, weakly,
seeking an excuse.
"Yes," he sneered; "she loves you, as
she loves any mnn who will bring her
money. And you, with your inheri
tance of uncle's, will make n capital
husband for her."
"My inheritance?" I repeated, push
ing away tlie girl to look at her; "my
Then, like n flash, it all came back to
me. I had been notified of the death
of my uncle, with a will that left all
of Ills rich property to me. I had
heard of it only yesterday or was it
"What day of the month is this?" I
"June 24, 1002," answered my
Then I saw tlie trick. It had all been
planned, from the smallest detail. In
some way they had learned of my in
heritance, had calmly kidnnpped mc
from my own lodgings, and had put up
tlie cock-nnd-bull story of my sickness,
after drugging me with some mem
ory-destroying concoction, Tlie plan
was so bold thut it had almost suc
1 looked at the girl. The brown eyes
leered at me malevolently, the red lips
nnd the pink cheeks were plnlnly
painted, the black hair wns snarled
and stiff, and smelled of sickening per
funr. "Hose." I snid.
"Not 'Hokp,'" Interrupted an officer,
stepping forward and snapping the
linndciiTs on her wrists, "but Mag
Smith, variety actress, confidence
woman and worse,"
And they led her away.
Cim't Ilcut Vh There.
A Japancso gentleman who has been
lecturing at tho University of Chicago
says his country could give us ban?
valuablo pointers on marriage. This
may be true, says tho Chicago Hccord
Herald, but wo guess Japan can't tell ui
anything about the divorce busiaesi.
Trafllc Reminiscence of
Thoro are but few persons living who
have not at some time in their lives had
some superstitious feelings regarding
death. It matters not under what cir
cumstances or conditions these may
creep upon us, few live whom they have
not touched. A case is well In my mem
ory, and I propose to give the same in
n simple, unvarnished manner, and let
the reader draw his own inference,
writes Herman Beyiand, In Cincinnati
Ferdinand Borz was a volunteer in the
famous Ninth Ohio volunteer infantry
regiment at the outbreak of tho civil
war, commanded by the lamented, Rob
ert Li. McCook, and did his duty nobly
as such. For his good behavior, his
studious qualities and other good traits
he was soon promoted to a noncommis
sioned officer in company A, of which
ho was a member. In nil campaigns and
marches, in each nnd every fight that
ho participated In, ho showed the quali
ties that good soldiers are composed of
studious and painstaking In camp and
on the march and fearless and coura
geous in battle and on tlie skirmish
line. Always prim and proper in ap
pearance, clean and tidy in person and
oC manly character above reproach,
Borz was a pattern of young manhood
such as thousands were who volunteered
in those dark days. In conversation and
deportment always clean, no evil lan-
IBS I 5
ran i -mm ?g!r , - i ."
"WHAT AILS YOU, ANYWAY?"
guage tainted his speech; scrupulously
honest and exact in all his dealings, he
was a young man to be proud of; the
men loved him, the officers extolled and
praised him; and, withal, he was one
of the most congenial comrades in the
entire company. Like many another,
he had dependent parents at home, and
for them he saved up the stipend he
received as pay from the government. I
never knew him to grumble at short ra
tions, or weary marches, or confine
ment in camp life; his disposition and
character were much above that. Tak
ing it for granted that we had volun
teered and'had expected all these hard
ships, he beautifully resigned himself to
all exactions of the struggle in which we
had voluntarily engaged.
During the confining enforced en
campment we endured in Chattanooga
immediately after the terrible strug
gle gone throttgn in tho famous battle
of Chickamauga he was a frequent
visitor at my quarters, all of us living
In casements immediately adjacent to
the rifle pits or in similar entrench
ments, made of railroad rails, which
had to bo carried to the place upon our
shoulders for miles, in tho confined
spaco allotted to us. At several calls
I noticed his more than usually down
cast spirits none of us were too high
ly elated at our immediate prospects
and our very short rations and he
scorned particularly low and down
hearted on this evening, prior to the
first day of the battle of Missionary
Hldgo. After Inviting Borz to a scat
on the" bunk beside mc, I inquired of
him: "What alls you, anyway; and
why nro you so crestfallen lately?"
After laying down his pipe ho was,
as nearly all of us were, an inveterate
smoker ho said to mo:
"Well, Herman, I want to make a
clean breast of my feeling! to you to-
LeuiU-r Xeedeil Who Could Smell a
Hour Fifty Feet Dix-
"In tho winter of 1SC3-4," said a
grand army man over a glass of refresh
ing beer aftor tho Memorial day pa
rade, "my regiment went out on the
lino ono February day to tako Its turn
at picket duty, Tho enemy had au out
post at a log house half a mllo in our
front, and were so annoying with their
sharpshooters that it was determined
to capture tlifa place and hold it long
enough to burn down tho house Forty
of us woro detailed undor command of
a captain, and ono dark night wo set
out through tho woods. The object was
to get as closo as posslblo before wo
rushed, and wo woro a lull hour In mak
ing that half mllo. We finally drow
near tho houso, and had Btruck tho path
between tho houso and tho barn and
wero ready to line up, when wo got a
Bcaro to lift us out of our hoots.
"Thoro was a big hog sleeping on
tho path, and as our captain got within
three or four font of him tho animal was
disturbed, Ho wua a good confederate
the Great Civil War
nlght; have Jiad it on my mind for
some timo, and to-morrow It will bo
too late, for wo are going two a big
battle, and I will bo killed In it Hero
arc somo papers of mino and some
money for the folks, and as you aro
now promoted to lieutenancy In tho
Kentucky heavy artillery and soon go
ing home north, you take all these and
deliver them for me, and wish all of
them a God bless you and a good-by
or me. Tell them that I have mado
my peace wlUi my God and Creator,
nnd not to worry about my death; It
is for our glorious country, and, as far
as concerns myself, I ca-o little, and
cheerfully meet my fate, for I know
1 will he killed! . . ."
After unburdening himself of this
load he looked at mo long and stead
ily from out his deep blue eyes, as
much as to say: "Well, boy, I expect
I astonished you." Such was my con
dition of feelings exactly. I turned
upon him with all the eloquence I had
at my command, exhorted him to
eschew all such fcolings, to disperse
any such thoughts, and not to"givo
way to any such nonsense, not to
mind forebodings or forcwarnings;
and, as a rivet to the argument,
showed him that as he had been in
many a skirmish and many a battle,
and came forth without a scratch, so
I -. ? .
he would out of the coming conflict,
and escape unharmed.
"No," he answered, "it Is of no avail.
I am to be killed in to-morrow's bat
tle. All 'your talk will not persuade
mc to the contrary!"
I labored with him to the very best
of my ability until tattoo was sound
ed on the bugles for retreat, all to no
purpose and of no availT I refused to
lake his papers and refused to deliver
message or money to his folks, expect
ing thus to dissuade him from his fixed
hallucination or infatuation.
He left my bunk for his own when
lights out was sounded on the bugles,
wishing me good-by, and asking me it
I would not kindly explain to his folks,
I laughed at his proposition, say
ing: "You will think better of it by
At about two o'clock in tho morning
wo heafd our bugles sound the alarm.
We formed in line, left our quarters at
Fort Negloy, marched to the center in
front of the enemy on Missionary
Ridge, and held that position until
ordered to charge tho enemy's rlflo
pits, which we captured. After this
charge I looked for my noble comrade,
Ferdinand Borz. I found him lying
face down, his finger on the trigger
j of hi3 Springfield rifle, ready to fire,
but he was stone dead. A bullet had
entered his neck )ust whero the back
bone connects, and thus hta life had
gone out, as so many lives had to go
out tint day, only that his death had
been promonltorially nimounced to
him. Who is it that shall say ho did
not know! And who will gainsay tho
great poet: "Verily, Horatio, thero
aro more things in Heaven and earth
than thou and I have over drenjned of
In our philosophy."
hog. and a ho woke up ho charged. Ho
struck tho captain full tilt and bowled
him over, nnd before he hnd finished
with us ho knocked four or five others
down and started a panic. In tho dark
ness and excltoment nobody know
whether he hnd a hog or an Infernal
mnchlno to deal with, and as tho con
federates In tho house began blazing
away tho -10 of us got up and did some
tall running into the federal lines.
"Tho captain didn't have a fair start
with tho rest of us, nnd the first thing
ho did after getting In wns to prefor
charges against every man who had
outran him. If ho could have had his
way about it every man would havo
been court-martialed, but as his charges
reached tho colonel (ho latter road and
rotufnod them with tho Indorsement:
" 'Not approved. If the captain hndn't
boon upset by n hog his mon wouldn't
havo been upsot by him. Tho head being
upset, tho tali naturally ran away. Try
again, but lot somo ono load who can
smell a hog CO feet away.' "
City of IllUtnril l'luyem.
Glasgow possesses more public bil
liard rooms than any other city in th
MOTHER OF QUEER BROOD,
lien Miming from Flock Tor Several
W'celtn Ik l'ound to Ilnvo Ilntchod a
iMrs. Lucy ,T. Fisher, wife of Tnt
rlck Fiahcr, n farmer near Normal,
Grant county, Iiid,, is the possessor
of an unusual brood, consisting of n
hen and 12 quail.
One of Mrs. Fisher's fnvorite liens
wns missing from the flock for sev
eral weeks, and wns only seen occa
sionally when she camo from a wheat
field on the farm to get something to
eat. She acted ns if sitting on a hid
den nest in tlie field, but nil efforts of
Mrs. Flslicr to locate the nest were
unavailing. One day Mrs. Fisher fol
lowed the hen through tho field to an
open ditch, where she found her try
ing to coax her brood, consisting of
n dozen young quail, to cross the
ditch. The quail were old enough to
fly when pressed, but returned to the
lien on being called. The lien nnd tlie
quail seemed ns much attached to
cacli other ns any hen nnd her chick
ens could be. 'i i .'5j
MUSIC MAY KILL MOSQUITOES.
Ilroolsllnes Din., Ilonril of Jlonllli
llollcvc Smlilrti Jnr to Nerve of In
soctn Will Cuikio Their Iei'h.
Tlie Brooklin'e (Mass.) board of
health, which is systematically exter
minuting mosquitoes by means of
kerosene oil, is nbout to take up a
suggestion calling attention to a new
process for lessening the evil by
means of musical sounds.
The discoverer of the new process
says: "It has been found that practi
cal application lias been effected by
raising to a great number of vibra
tions per second tlie particular note
to which the mosquito is most sensi
tively attuned. This intensified note
produced by sudden electrical 1th
pulse upon a musical instrument
causes every mosquito near to plunge
headlong to tlie instrument and di.e."
A Polyglot Papor,
Tlie Salvation Army journal, the
War Cry, appears weekly in 30 differ
Give Warning of Approach ofriore
Do you experience fits of depression with restlessness, alternating
with extreme irritability, bordering upon hysteria? Are your spirits
easily affected so that one minute you laugh, and the next fall into con
Do you feel something like a ball rising in your throat and threaten
ing to choke you ; all the senses perverted, morbidly sensitive to light
and sound pain in tho ovaries, and especially between tho shoulders;
sometimes loss of voice; nervous dyspepsia, and almost continually
cross and snappy, with a tendency to cry at the least provocation ?
If so, your nerves aro in a shattered condition, and you aro threat,
ened with nervous prostration.
Undoubtedly you do not know it, but in nine cases out of ten this is
caused by somo uterine disorder, and the nerves centering in and about tho
organs which make you a woman influence your entire nervous system.
Something inusl bo done at once to restore their natural condition or
you will bo prostrated for weeks and months perhaps, and suffer untold
Proof is monumental that nothing in the world is better for this
purpose than Lytlia 13. Pinklmm's Vegetable Compound; thou
sands and thousands of women have written us so.
How Hrs. Holland, of Philadelphia,, suffered
among the finest physicians in the country, ifbne of
whom could help her finally cured by Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
"Dear 3Iiis. Pinkham : For over two years I was a constant suf
ferer from extreme nervousness, indigestion, and dizziness. Menstruation
was irregular, had baclcacho and a feeling of great lassitude and weak
ness. I was so bad that I was not able to do my own work or go far in
the street. I could not sleep nights.
"I tried several splendid doctors, but they gave mo no relief. After
taking Lydia E. Piiikham's Vegetable Compound I soon began to
feel better, and was able to go out and not feel as if I would fall at
every step. I continued to tako tho medicine until cured.
"I cannot say enough in behalf of Lydia E. Pinkham's medicine,
and heartily recommend all suffering women to try it and find the
relief I did." Mns. Florence Holland, 022 S. Clifton St., Phila
delphia, Pa. (Jan. 0, 1002.)
Another case of severe female trouble cured by
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, after the
doctors had failed.
"Deaii Mrs. Pinkham: I was in poor health for several years.
I had female trouble and was not ablo to do my housework alone. I
felt tired, very nervous, and could not sloop. I doctored with several
doctors. They doctored mo for my stomach, but did not relievo me.
I read in your book about your medicine, and thought I would try ii.
I did so, and am now cured and ablo to do my work alone, and feel
good. .1 was always very poor, but now weigh ono hundred and fifty
" I thank you for tho relief I havo obtained, and I hopo that oYory
woman troubled with fomiilo weakness will give Iij'dia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound a trial. I havo recommonded it to many of my
friends." Mrs. Maria Uoweks, Millersville, Ohio. (Aug. 1C, 1001.)
Will not the volumes of lottcrs from women nintlo strong liy
I.ydia 12. Plnkham'H Vegetable Compound convince all of tho
virtues of this medicine ?
How ahull the fact that It will help them bo made plain ?
Surely you cannot wish to remain weak, and Hick, and discour
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iuentof the feminine organism, nnd Lydia 12. Pinkliam's Vegetable
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Whitclnw Keid, of New York, in th
annual address before Phi Hcta Knppa
society, of Vassar college, discussed di
voice and its attendant eviia. He snid:
"Six I mini red nnd fifty-four tlicmsnml per
sons divorced in this country durinit tho
Inst 20 years."
Thii statement, says the narrator 61 tha
story, enured wrinkles nnd furrows to form
on the forehead of one prim maiden. A
Hash of the eye, and then a whisper to
nn attentive classmate: "That's equal to
32.700 persons a year "
The classmate's brow now began to
denote activity: "Or 2,725 persona a
"Or G31 persons a week," said tho
first mentnl nrithmctician.
"Ninety-seven persons each day sever
marital relations, was the next computa
tion. "Why, that's only four persons nn hour,"
I came ns a cuccrtui rejoinder.
I "Pooh, only one couple every hall
"And they say there aro 70,000,000 peo
ple in this country."
"What a narrow view some men tako
of life." And the other nodded an agree
ment. It isn't the first lie that is so had. It is
the dozen or so you nfterivntd have to tell
to make the lirt one believed. Chicaco
I am sure Piso's Cure for Consumption
saved my life three years ago. Mrs. Thos.
Hobbin3, Norwich. N. Y Feb. 17 , 1000.
Too many words be worse than not
enough, for they'll often leave a man'i
meaning foggy. -Eden Philpotts.
The Overland Limited, solid train Chi
cago to the, Coastrdnily. Chicago, Union
Pacific & North-Western Line.
To shir is human; to forgive takes timo.
The Chicago i North-Western is the only
double track railway between Chicago and
the Missouri Hiver.
You cannot live by another's experi
ence. Ham's JIoriu "
Old Sofas, Hacks of Chairs, etc., can be
dyed with Putnam Fadeless Dyes.
It is the grain of truth that gives fores
to the he. Ham's Horn.
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