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Prepared from the choicest Fruity with'
out coloring, pcisonotls oils, acids rtrnrtific
ial ESsonces. Always uniform in strength,
without any adulterations or impurities.
Have gained their reputation from their
perfect purity, superior strength and qual.
ity. Admitted by all who have used them
as the most delicate, grateful and natural
flavor for cakes, puddings, creams, etc.
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Chlcivco, 111., and 8t. Louii, Mo.,
kr.f lut..li T'Ml lr, Prl-' rtm Rails.
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WE MAKE NO f FCONDCRADEC0OD8.
HAS BEEN PROVED
The SUREST CURE for
Does .lame back or duord'rM nrlrve lndl-
nW that you ar. a Tlctim THEJf CO NOT
HESITATE) use Kidney-Wort at one, (druc
rlsta recommend 10 aad It wlUcpeedlly ott-
cma tho disease end rwrtor. healthy action.
1 nrtlto or oomp:lcM peculiar
il4lw9. to yemr e.:x, inch a palnU
and weakness?., Kidney-wort u unurjn1i
I It ulil act prompt. uH tlr.7.
ElthsrBez. lacosUnenoe, retention ofurio.
brick dust orropy depoa'.ta, and dull ineginf
puna, all s?oeu.y yield to It. curiUve power,
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Tr.-mi" !i . Vt . mvi. -I fl d fculin-v- Wort u
slur. rue lo' ki.ir.y and llr.jrtru . :,. "
IS A SURE CURE
for all di.oaees of the Kidney and
It haa TcUlQ action on tola moat tarwrtaal
Crrgxn, .aabksf it to throw off torpUH7 a ad
Inaction, atlmulaUn- the healthy eeoreuon of
th SUo, and by kecpLi toe bowc-la In free 1
ooncuUcn, effecting " regular dmrharge.
Moll pi's IfyonejorafforlTif from
ralCllUlla. malaria, havo th. ehiU,
ere bUlona, dywptto, or constipated. Kidney
Wort will eurely relieve ana qmcKiy our..
Jn UK sonns; 10ciMns.ua tirstcm,
on' ahould take a Uionrach course of iU
U- 80LOBYORUOO8TS. Price, I.
'l.a yar I went lo Kurn'," r il nrjr Ward.
1st. "o'. 6 h H' -i , S (J s N 1"! io llvini; a
ITS W . Hide Ave., J r. Ill.-hls. N J .. "onlv to
return i re from fliMhlc it ur complain. Kid
lirv-W ort, as !( locrt. h ct'r! me li-tler
hralth hnn I'v i,,-r I .'.ire eijueil fur mini,
many yrata," Hi ' C'ir..-d Dow in d rnn .rjm M.v
FOR THE PERMANENT CURE t
I, r, ainl A Mmftrl v KM em
try mo wjrulu"u-. v-VlTTrVrr I- .
tO e will TOWnywiuOTCiwnw.!
I p aawo w ev ysie u i J w
MH-Cn. ..a. I " . K
I . .11 .iira n Tila jrtwn 'hrn r.h valatnniil
. I . have Vtfnr faliAfl.
jIT yOU Oalvfl dinar 01 ini ui'-ti
I DrueRl.t. Sell!
"I will ri'i ointuci ft II i-vi'fyw 'r"," rlfOk.I
(1 Mirr, rnrtui''.; V iiinfartiiriir, Mv.-r"t' w i. 1 a ,
'f:lll'C li"-Kli!n6'-ii ort -'(. cm t hy pi t. '
HE GREAT CURE
A. it la for all the painful disease, of th.
KIDNEYS, UVCR AND BOWELS.
It olaanne. tli. ryuten of Ui arld iwiaon
Uut caiwe. th. clrofdl'ul auffcrins; whtohi
only the vlntlmn of Ueumatlsm tw reallza.l
THOUSANDS OF CASES
of th. worst form, of this trrriWo rtlnoasei
have been quickly relieved, and In ihort Uuio
rairn, ti. iigiinon dpt. mn rv Dnueisw.
IV j'rrren npnenrpTrra;!.
WELLS. RICIIAHDHON . On., ruTllnrtfn Tt
"Mr, W'Hitor Croa. my ciitomiir. wa pr wCated
with rlii'iimntlatn fr iwn ycr: trip I, In vnle all
r'tn nli-Ki Kl lni'jr Wort nloii. ri'K'li him. 1 liavo
trli'il It tn H'lf. nnd Ic Kiwlhalll I-iimi.l. "Portion
ufn lutt-rr frnni J L Willi tt. U.iiBIt. Flint, Mich.
KORGE H. r.KVOII, M. 1).
I'livniciaa ami Suryroon.
Sponlal tt ifiit ton psM tn the Hnmii. I'hlc treat
mem of .urnlral dUoau, uil diae of womi n
anil i hlliirim,
urilce: (Hi t tt ti tn't, opivwlte tbo lit 'nUf.
J. K. 8TR0NO,
. 12 Commercial Ave, Cairo, 111.
V.M'Olt. tCt.KSTUOVAPOK and MBPTATKD
J I AT II
A luily In attoiiiliinr.
H. W. 0. JOCVIYV,
I) K NT 1ST.
ijFFIi;K-Klghth Htrv.t, neM!omt. rrolal Av.ntiu
R. K VV. WIIITLOCK,
Ornu.-No. ISO Comm.rolal A.uu, It.tWMB
gkt!t end Ninth ltieu
MRS. BISHOP AND HER BAG.
A (inriily lonn- subjected to luitlurial
liilliicncp. Hotiifht, rear agono, hoalth
nml HjLroiti li from a sojourn in tho lla
rcnit'loim of th tiini's. Many iinpren.
ttioiw tliunt formcif on tin; mind of one
of diill tncmljcfs till n-iualn; but
clfarvt cut of tlipsi- intnlios of nifmo.
rj is that of Mrs. I.ishoji utid her bnp,
nml il hlmll form tin; milijcut of thit
A ivcinl priK-r'Silon i.f tlintc wmiinl
itii tin: jiino-cfmni'tl hill to t lie villne
cluittli otw; (.'Veiling. ';ti:h mt'mbvr Iwar
jrifrii llickeriii"; iiiun torch In her hand.
Arniyod in scHrh't culico, with coarse
lock str.icr;;lit; on tlui hnnz, what
wondi'r tlmt to a youthful imagination,
Mm. IJishop nnd' her two lati";liti;r,
Mirniidit, and lii-joiw, 'itni-d, beneath
tho fiintnstii! iliire of the torches, to bo
Maiiheth's witchiH in the very ilesli?
A closer survey, however, 'under the
oro.svbiiiTt'd, wooden eiindlo-htjlder,
whi.'h formed the literal 'chinpinn of
thi MBtieMtHry," revualod a prim, gaunt
wliiian nnd tuo tiwur, nim-buniT'lrU.
liriiHs-bo'ved jipectaclex coven-il' the
woman'0 bright eves, and a lnre blue
ba;;, who-.e use (id not appear, was
sii'peud'd from her arm.
Seem that she cayut step 'thought
that bn," soiim ouo whimpered near;
and from that moment the article,
which, in accordance with thin state
ment w.m o necessary to Mrs. P.i.shop's
wcll-ixrinj:, been rue 'invented for me
with a peculiar interest.
Doe.s your maw want to buy any
quills, sii, imi knows ou?"'wJia the
-jii -lion with which I was accosted, as
n Mv days later the mysterious bannd
iti owner appeared at our front gnu:
"I'll lijht and come: in, wns added,
ere I had lime to reply.
"Here, J'ood," to a boy who rode
behind, "hitch tln critter an' fuller
The specimens of handiwork shortly
displayed for our jrratitit-a? t .n were
porifeuiw ereatioiis of searlet, green aivl
yellow i-alicn, and bore ,tich ftrikiiii:
tiiinics !i- Star of the Kvinin-.
':cked W"a, s of the World," "Pride
of the I'raii ic," and "iS'doiuoii's Tern-
When my mother had conveyed to
Mrs. P.Uhop as ci-ntly a iosil'lc, tb
fnct tint we had no need fur the arti
cles offered, she replied, ".Vow ma'am,
don's you 'o to thinkin' I feels put out
about i. Laws, no! it's etioue;li for m
to ha; e 'six-iateil tur awhile with the
quality ef I hain't male no sale."
"What is your little hoy's name?"
a-ke my mother, with a companionate
glance at the little wc-bepotio-liRikmj;
"Doodney i the name he wa.i laiiti.
by, but we enll him Dood for fhort.
"Is it a French name?" she furthei
inijuiivd, doubtless thinking of the
beautiful name Dicu-doune, or Uod
giveti. "Laws no, ma'am! me an' his paw h
Mrong Primity Baptises, nnd wouldn't
never gie n chile id onr'n a heathen
name.. Brother Stuart, an old preach
er, named the chile, and 1 reek in it's
a mighty good, religious name, 'cause
Brother Stuart is a pow'ful good man,
lie ain't in this deestriek no mo' now,
but he'll be here come next foot-washin'
time, an' it'll ies' do you good to heai
him 'zort nnd laugh them bolv laucbs
After a rhort conversation in regard
to a cow which my mother thought of
purchasing, and which her visitor de
clared "would gin a bushel of milk,"
Mrs. BNhi.p rose to go.
"Let rne put these apples in your
bag," l-iid my mother, "the little "boy
may li!;e them."
"Muoh obi i -cgod ma'ni. but I won't
sile the bag. Mere, I Kind, put them
apples in your pocket, and don't you
begin a-e;itiu' of 'cm now," as she
noted the brightening of the little fel
So the bag went cruptv as it came,
ami its use was not yet. discovered.
I will r-tnte here, "digress! velv, that
"come next foot-washin' time,'" which
we found to 1e a ceremony of great
solemnity, we heard "Brother Stuart"
first "endeavor to iiue the two oends of
his mind together' by singing entirely
aloue a "hjme " six Verses in length,
and then hold forth for two long hours
from the text, "A great king r'ared his
bul arks agin a city, an' tho city tuck
an' fell," during which he indulged
fretpiently in that peculiar form of ner
vous excitement called "the holy
Alter the sale of some butter and
.rg, brought a few days later, but not
in the bag, which flapped idly from her
arm. Mrs. Bishop remtirrTod to mv
mother, "If that there chile wasinine,''
alluding to my humble self, "I'd set
her on tho mantel-board, an.' nevertake
eves oflcn her. Sho jes' looks to me
like an alabaster image. "
"Like as nut. honey," turning with n
sudden Inconsequence to me, "you
never seed a country dance, did vou?
There's a-goin' to bin one out at ilea
chem's to-morrer night, an'I hope your
maw'll let you go. Me an' Mirandy
'11 be thero, and will eo that vou ure
well took care of."
After much coaxing, permission was
granted mo to attendthc desired dance,
and iu charge- of a trusty servant, I
went out on tho next night to "Mea
chem's." A log cabin, containing but one
room, from which all furniture had beeu
removed, served as the dancing apart
ment. This was illuminated bv dismal
lantenis.nnd a blazing pileof plno kuots
In tho mud chimuc.
A negro fiddler furnished the music,
und as ho fell asleep at intervals during
the playing, many of his airs might
have been styled ''dreamy."
"Mirandy," her mother and the bag
were present. Miranda wore a dress
of pink paper cambric, cut in notches
at all the edges, and festooned with rib
bons of every conccivnblo hue, nud I
soon discovered she was quite a belle.
Duncing w as vigorously carried forward
by all the young people, but her nimble
gymunstlcM were wonderful to behold.
Once she passed us at a flying lean
which set every ribbon dancing, and
Mrs. Bishop remarked with maternal
pride, "Well, that chile is got grace in
tier hcnls rf she hain't in her heart."
While the gaycty was at Its very
height there cuinc a strong swaying in
the uoards beneath our feet, und before
its cause could be conjectured the whole
company was thrown into a large heap
in the middle t the room -the floor
had given v,ny!
With lunch laughter ami brenthlcss-nes-s,
nil -were rescued unhurt, nnd Iho
,d;in;Ing was resumed in the yard,whith
vr the fiddler and the disiuiil lanterns
were at once transferred. Seeing the
host und a few of the imile guests un
der the house en lejivociug to re-estnb'
lish its. frail foundation. Mrs. Bishop
phn fully remarked;
"Come now, Meachem. 'laini noways
likely you can r'ar theni bul'ni'ks giu
to-niirhl; so s'sjioHii j.oii come out find
try v'our band at vittUti' the company,"
Mr. Mcachi m g,od naiuredly 'ac
quiesced in this view of the metier, und
shortly afterward appeared with the
refreshments, which, to my unbounded
astonishment, consisted wholly of pie
thirteen diiVerent varieties.
"Ah, now 1 see why Mrs. Bishop
carries the bag," thought I, as the
pail y over and t he guests departed, 1
sawlier deftly open iis capacious month
preparatory to Introducing uri Immense
jK But in, I was miMukeii, for aflei
a moments deliberation, she laid tin
bag aside and wrapped the pie in 8
large pink calico handkerchief instead;
so the mystery remained unsolved.
Mrs. Bishop's next errand at our
house was to inquire if "we took sry
fashion paper." that, she "could borrer
tLe loan of? I want to make a pa'sol
liko your maw's," she added, by way
of explanation, "sn' I 'low ed I' could
find sometbln' in that to eo by."
My mother, though deeming the
proposed nndei taking one of a difficult
nature, oiTerod no discouragement, but
produced uot only the "fashion pa
pers," but allowed Mrs. Bi.-hop to
make a thorough examination of her
The ubiguitous bag hurts m usual t
her side, but she did not d'-posit the pa
pers in it when she rose to go. She
placed them under her arm, intend,
and the bag again went empty.
A week Liter, as I sat drowsily con
ning iny lesous in the village school,
which began at seven in the moruiii'r
and lasted till half-past live at night, I
saw Mrs. Hisho'i, her daughter Kejoics
and the 'nng advancing. In her hand
Mrs. Bishop bore an object, which was
both "fearfuUyand wonderfully made,"
and it required several moments' close
inspection to convince mc of the fact
that it was a "pa'r-ol" made in imitation
of my mother's, This remarkable
structure, instead of assuming the
modest, drooping tendency peculiar to
that class of object;, w hs of so aspiring
a nature as to turn completely wrong
side out and point its ribs tip at the
skv. All effort to lower the w'illful ar
ticle at. the door proved fruitless, so
Mrs. Bishop sailed into the school-room
with it hclil complacently aloft, thus
upsetting the gravity of several of the
small band assembled there.
"I've brungJicev to school," she an
nounced with a flourish of her parasol
towards her daughter. " Not that I
want to get shet of the chile. Laws,
no! for she's n mighty help to me about
weavin', milkin' and so on; but it's
""tjn.e she. tocksT-bu?lr2iai "-'.San I
was twelve year. ol1," w ith r.n Kc of
virtue. "I k'nowed a right smart outeu
books. 'T'wbj then I lamed that a liz
lard was a symptoms (species) of n
snnke, an' many other cu'ros things I
disremember now. Now, Jioey here,
she's eleven past, an' pcTt enough to
learn e'enamost anything, ef she'll only
try; so this mornin' I t-le old Bishop -that's
her pawthat she should bu
brting to school: rn' hen' she is,"
The subject of these remarks hitn a
blushing head as her mother thni-t her
forward, and bee n a wild endeavor to
dig a hole in the floor with her toes.
She was clad, as to bourn.-:, nprou, dress
and pantalettes, in striped homespun,
and w as as sturdy a oung creature as
one would wish to s'ee. pour child,
Ir.r troubles began from that. hour.
Her mother's parting injunction to the
teacher was that "ef -he did nt take to
lnrnin' uaterally, it w as to t o dm into
her with a stick'." Week and weeks
had sped, however, hi f- u e she had even
reached thnt part of the "First Read
er." wherein i, allinr.ed the fact.
"These bo;, s linve n- hals." This sen
tepee she learned by hiart, and when
called on to read il rendered it thus:
"These here hoy hain't got narv n
"Jicey," timpul.-ivclyaski'doue day,
after Mrs. Bislmp had ninde a visit itt
the school, l)earing the empty bg up
on her arm, "w hy ! yuiir mother
alw ins carry
the satisfactory renlv;
"reckin" it's because she w ants ter.
Was my curiosity never to U' frati-
"I kim to town to-day for two reas
ons," explained Mis'. Bishop while
calling at our house one morning. ' )m
was lo fetch Rempsted's little gal to
see the keers, an' the oilier was to bor
row n bit of mourning from ouriuiiw . ''
"Have yon lost tiny of your family,
Mrs. Bishop?" asked mv mother In
alarm, remembering little Doodney 's
pale face in Siuulnj -school the Sabbath
"Oh. no' n. The mournin' is to he
wore as a token of respex to a olti
friend of mine, whose funeral sonnont
1b to be preached to-morrer. Poor
Piety Ann," she coin inucd, "little did
she think when she died as her remain"
wouldn't be done justice to for itticen
long ve r.
"Vifteen years!" exclaimed My
mother, In shocked atnifhtuenl.
"Ves'm. Fifteen ye'r! I'll just tell
you how it was; Brother Brown, her
husband that was - and a tol'ble good
man, too, as men go-lost her some
fifteen ye'r ago. II... took on a right
smart nt the time, and 'peared quite
'dieted at his gcroavemenC. but, if
you'll believe me, nm'm he didn't even
so much as put on ' piece of black
on his hat nfterwards to luipliealo his
feolin's; an' ho never had no funeral
snrmont preached; an' what should ho
do In less'n six weeks but up an' tunrry
agin! Oh, men is so owdacious!
"Now I'd knowed Piety Ann ever
sinco she was u sucklin' babe, an' there
never was a better 'oman born. So
when Brown's second wife turned out a
rcg'lar ternygrunt. I wa'nt lu no wise
upset, for he needed a comeuppance,
an4 he got It In her.
"Well, Number Two, she finally took
on' died, an1 Brown was quite chipper
UU for while; but Intel lotnethln'
MORN INK, FEBRUARY 22.
has been a-workin' on his mind, and
hsi week he 'lowed to me openly that
he'd wronged Pieiy Ann, an' Was a-go-in'
to do jestiee now, an' have her fu
neralt sermon', preached nt last."
A "bit of mourninc" In the nhnrie. of
a black tissue veil was brought forthiy
my mother. Mrs. Bishop expressed
herself us highly pleased with its suita
bility to the occasion and took her de.
Imagine our hiir)iie when we hau
lier nt church the next day iirrjiw-d in a
startling dress of red calico, the blue
bug hung as usual on her arm, and the
borrowed veil trailing back., in sable
darkness from n bonnet profusely
trimmed in green.
As one of the chief mournors she oc
cupied the pew with "Brother Brown,"
who, in tardy reiiaraiion for prut indif
ference, hud tied an immense piece of
black calico about his hat. As if fur
ther to at l eat his grief, ho wore the funeral-looking
object during the whole
Brother Smart conducted the servi
ces. Ho quoted the line "Hark from
the tombs n doleful sinmd," whUi
stvid, "was the voice of Pietv Ann n-nsk
.ing for her dews." Ho once refia-red
to the departed lady as "a c:ctra
tine cabbage bih-r." and again
as "a bewildered angel." After
each assertion as to her excellent
qualities he asked iu mournful accents,
"Ain't that so, Brother Brown?" To
which "Brother Brown" would nlwavs
reply with a lugubrious "yes," and "a
nod of his grief-laden head.
With a prayer, iu w hich Brother
Stuart earnestly du-drcd that "each
member's heurt 'might be putre,fiic.d "
the services were clused.
I dreamed that night that Mrs. Bish
op passed our front door bearing
"Brother Brown" in mi immense bag
toward the cemetery, and thnt she wnB
repeating again and again the soutenec'
"Oli, men is so ow ihi. t'ous!" Wa.stbrit
bag to haunt nie even in my dreams?
"Ef you'll look in that stdit bn.sket on
the tahle," said 'Mrs. Bishop to nie
when she caiicd to return the veil.
'you'll find some pa'tridge eggs Pood
ncy M-ut you. Seem like that chile
ain't never done a-tidtikiu' about you
an' tour maw,"
"How is poodney?" inquired my
mother, who had grown quite attached
to 1 1 to little f-ilow as a member of her
"Why, he's quite peaked an' plnin'
from some cause or 'n 'er. I'vecn a
doctoriu' h'm, too, with shuck-tea,
pine-water an' boie-set, but it don't
'cnr to do no good."
I'll Mmd Pr. Holmes out this even
ing." snid rr.y mother with decision.
"He may need immediate care," On
the next morning my mother and I
drove cult to Mrs. Bishop's house, a dis
tance of two miles, to inquire after
Pooduey and carry him some delicacies.
Vcf.;nndhim hot and restless with
fever, but he gave us n sweet smile of
welcome, nnd clung closely to my
mother's profVrv -1 hand.
All (lurmir our .tay ids briirht. dis-
i tended eyes were, fas'i.-ned w ith a dniub
I atVection oir Ju-r fr.ve, aui wba we
c-amt to leave he panted out, "I likes
you. I do for true, an I like your little
girl, nn' likes the Sunday -school too."
"I w ish we could take him home
with us mamma," I said earnestly as
we drove away, "he is so bright and
quick: I'm sure you could teach him to
he a nice i.oy when he is well again."
"He will never be well again, my
child." she answered, with tears in her
voice. "I!e was the brightest and best
of iny little cl.'i".. nnd f would gladly
have treated him to a higher standard,
bur 'Heath v ill soon teach him uioro
than this melancholy world doth
Her words were prophetic. Little
Poodticy died the next day, and two
days later we went out to the funeral.
As we neared the door Mrs. Bishop
came out to meet us, and for the first
'line we saw her w ithout the bag.
Pepict to y ourself our astonishment
when, im entering the room to take a
last look nt our dear little friend, we
found that the bright, blue object so
lonirftuuiliar to us as n bag, had 'x-en
transformed into a pair oflittictrou.-ers,
and in these picn-donnc, now Pieu
pris, was clothed for his last, long
I reckin' you'll r'gan!.e them
brecche-.-'" s;(i, Mrs, Bishop, as she
jja'-d ml the quiet little lignrc through
di ippiiig tears. "1 sot a heap o' store
hy that bag,1' nhe continued. "I bouglit
it two ye'r ago to kerry about, an' lie
handy to put things in but seen; like I
never totiid make up my mind to use it.
It 'peircd ti be ii .shame to silo it. So
I jes' keep a-kerryin" of it, more fur a
ornament like than nnythin' else,
pooduey," with a broken Voice, "alius
egmired the line so nnich that when the
poor lit lie f. !cr come to die, says I, I'll
maken purty little pairof breeclicsouten
it and put il'iem on him, an' it'll kinder
make him feel more cheerfiiller like
when he wakes up ull si range, nud so
fur from his paw an' mo"
So thus, at hist, the matter wns ex
plained, and from this simple and
touching recital I learned both tho his
ton and mystery of the hag.
Time has wiped out ninny pictures of
the past, but not c.s.s vivid to-day than
when I miw it last is the one of little
Picu-donne, ing ready for hi early
grave, his yeljow hair, black lashes and
pallid brow brought out in strong relief
by the bright blue of the little, trousers
which were to cheer him when he w oke
nnd which had so long haunted me in
the shape of his mother's bug.--. iiwt'c
N. Jitihoii in our Continent.
The old French I anker, Tout, was by
no menus lacking in presence of mind,
ns !,, indicated by tho following anec
dote! Once in a crowded cJiurch he
felt some one brush against him, and
then missed his wnlch. Knowing that
the thief could not have-pone very far, ho
contented himncll' by remarking aloud:
"Well, If that isn't the first time I ever
knew (die of our fellows to rob another
one of the gang." Hi confidence was
not misplaced, for as he was going out
a well-dressed gentleman slipped the
timepiece into his hands, with the
Avoids: "Excuse me, sir. I didn't
know you belonged to the perfosh."
Thlrlv miles of railroad a day wro
built lust year In this country,
The members of the New York Lotos
Club complain that that concern seems
lo bo maintained principally for tho
benefit f the steward, who reaps about
10.(XX a year out of his place.
England in 1880 and lftMl, under an
adulteration act, refused to permit 80,
ooO packages of tea to be landed. Most
of it. w as shipped to this country, henco
"gift" tea stores.
A doe having horns, w hich gave it the
upper ranee of the male animal, was re
cently . killed in the woods of Herr
Pi-msgon, near Alx-la-t'hnpelle. Ther
longer born was about nineteen centi
meters in length. Such a case is rare,
though small rudiments of horns are
sometimes met with in old docs.
The Prluce of Wales, at the urgent
soliultat ion of the Princess, is said to be
using his Influence to modify the cruel
sport of pigeon-shooting, as" at proent
conducted, by the substitution of terra
cotta pigeons for the living birds; and
ther arc hints of social bnycottinz. in
iAe-1 . sryniiuen pi.-risi in ne
MO.-fKM. "s."sv-, .,,
At Biieno, Ayre a married broker
doped w ith a young lady of good fami
ly, but, !n a few days, finding the bunt
after him hot, returned home, and, beg
ging his wife's forbearance, obtained
from her a promise that she would still
live beneath the snm roof, but separat
ed at bed and board. As for the young
lady, her parents cast her off", and she Is
to seek refuge In a Montevidian content.
At the Prim Lnuo pantomlne in
London ono of the actors, made op a a
poodle dog, runs entirely around on
the edge of the dress circle, and tb
other uight went to the royal box, stood
up, begged and had bis "paw" shaken
by the Prince and PriDcess of Walea.
This set the house wild, far toyond any
thing thnt was either cleverly or power
fully performed on the sta-re'.
A Mr. Jones, who mado a fortune as
an army tailor nnd then devoted thirty i
years iti collecting objects of art, died i
recently, leaving to the South Kensing
ton Museum the entire collection, valued
at f 100,000,000, and pronounced by ex
perts to be the most costly ever present
ed to the tatioual museum. Some of
tho London newspapers sneer at the gift 1
because of the means by which the
giver made bis fortune.
One of tho first electricians ho used
the incandescent mode of lighting some
where about two docades ag4-M. de
Changy, to-wit has brought out a lamp
for lecture room experiments. The
electricity is supplied from chewteal bi
chromate of potassium elements. At
first he strenuously argued in favor of
carbone cut from retort graphite, but
now he uses filaments made after tb
Edison or San process. ,
A young married couple, wishing to
exchange some of their duplicate wed
ding gifts, took a piece of silver to the
well known firm whoso namo adorned
the box, and asked for ii$ value in
something else. Imagine their surprise
when the clerk told them that the arti
cle was only plated nnd probably came
from rihe dollar store; that they were
often called upon to sell boxes or just
such purposes, and that there was no
General Booth, of the Salvation Army
in England, in his report for 18-W, say's
that iu that year GO'J of his soldiers, in
cluding '.'74 women were knocked down,
kicked or brutally assaulted otherwise,
and that liftv-six buildings in which
thev were holding service were attacked
and badlv broken up at doors and win
dow', f no work of tho English beast
iu these nM!i"ks is denounced in the Pall
Mall i- disgrace to the Eng
A new invention for building purpose
is called "terra cotta lumber." It is a
kind of brick so soft that it can be
sawed ami worked with edge tools as
readily ns wood, and nails can be driven
into it and will hold ns well as iu wood.
Its makers claim that il hastcnaeitynnd
resistance to strains greater than oak
lumber. It is made from a kind of clav
found in abundance in New Jersey and
elsewhere, is ns cheap ns brick, and ha
many other advantages as a tiro-prool
Tho oldest son of Farmer Saunders,
jf Richardson County Neb., committed
an act of which a younger brother
threatened to tell his father.. Thereupon
the older boy threw down the little fel
low and cut out his tongue. Unable to
(peak, nnd not old enough to write, the
little t-liiip could not tell who had done
the deed. Remorse seized the older
nrotber and caused him to confess. It
was w ith dillii'.ulty that neighbors were
rcsirabied from lynching the unnatural
:iud fiendish brother.
Coii-'-lciable progresn is reported
from Munich in the work of casting the
colossal nntinnnl statue of Germany,
that is to be erected at Mcderwald, near
the Rhine, to commemorate t lie victory
of (icrninny in the lust, wnrwith France.
Several of the smaller parts, including
the head, have already Veen complete!,
and recently was cast, the largest single
portion of the work the throne with
the cloak lying on It, and which wolghs
some fifteen tons. The vs eight of the
entire work will be not less than forty
A young man in South Carolina mur
dered his sister and was acquitted that
is, he was found to be "insane," and
was sent to an asylum to reside until
public indignation had subsided. He is
now nbout to join tho army asaprivate.
The v oting man's friends ought to ad
vise him of the extent of tho 'disadvant
age under which he will serve as a
private iu the United States regular
army. His comrades will all know im
mediately tho cause of his enlistment,
but it will take him years to learn as
much about them.
The strongest man at Granite Cor
ners, N. Y., is Steams Carpenter, who
Is now eighty years old. Five years ago
he grasped a twenty-four foot Iron rail
with each haud and walked off with
them. At nn earlier period he! should
ered a ouiiiion that weighed 1,400
pounds, nud the next day lifted a box
of iron thnt weighed l.fKX). Ho used
to go around where the neighbors wera
killing hog, aud whon a particularly
big one was, slaughtered he had a habit
of twisting his Auger Into It, bristles,
lifting the animal olV the ground and
guessing at ita wulght.
to vigorously push a business,
strength to study a profession,
strength to regulate a household,
strength to do a day's labor with
out physical pain. All this repre
sents what Is wanted, In the often
heard expression, "Oht I wish I
had the strength!" If you are
broken down, have not energy, or
feel as if life was hardly worth liv
ing, you can be relieved and re
stored to robust health and strength
by taking BROWN'S IRON BIT
TERS, which Is a true tonic a
medicine universally recommended
' rV an wutlng-tilMajeaJ! - e
tot N. Prwaont St, Wtlnvor.
Dunne the war I wa in
jured in the stomach by a piect
of a shell, and have suffered
from it ever since. About four
years ago it brought on partly,
sis, which kept me in bed six
months, and the best doctor
in the city said I could not
live. I suffered fearfully from
indigestion, and for over two
rears could not eat solid food
nd for a large portion of the
time was unable to retain even
liquid nourishment. I tried
Brown's Iron Bitters and now
after taking two bottles I am
able to get up and go aroutui
and am rapidly improving.
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i complete and "sure remedy for
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Weakness and all diseases requir
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to the nerves,
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The Illinois Central II. R. Co.
Will aellativof Ita remaining land, at on. dol
lar per acre leai than the present price, from this
tliuronttl the 8 rot day of Uctol.tr. lsS4. A tier
thst dat tbo (ire.inl prl'ei will be restored. All
w ho desire In purchase honlil avail tUtms'-lves of
thla liberal offer at nr. P. UAUOY,
Foi partlcnlara Inquire of
M. I'AKTERDAY 4 Co.,
A pt. for 1. C. K. K. Land.,
Shop on Oalllday Avenue, between rmrth
aixto sm-rts, Cairo, Illinois.
Atl klmlt el UrM and heavy hliirkamlthlne,
Mgonaod tarrlage work done to the mot woik
manltiie manner. H irne-shoeing a rcialty and
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The LargeNt Variety Stock
IN Tils': CITY.
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