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Life is a system of boomerangs;
leverytthing gets back at the man who
In these summer months straw
traveling bags show which way the
When an irritable man has insomnia
all the neighborhood cats seem called
on to suffer with him.
After all, old age is such a family
affair that no one should have the
c'ru.l audacity .to jest about it.
.Some of the Latest Fancies In Season's
If the woman who uses a parasol
'would be particularly far in advalle
of her feminine rivals this summer
she will buy herself the very latest
creation in parasol Ingenuity, the sun
shade with square edges. It is not a
thing of beauty, perhaps, but at least
dt is strikingly odd and to be odd is
at least to be noticed. The square
parasol is covered with a bandana
handkerchief in the gaudiest pattern
bbtalnable and the eEct is odrtainly
bizarre and unusual. The newest
handles for the season's parasols are
club shaped, and some of them are
adorned with bunches of lowers and
fruit. Among the elaborate handles
wooden ones are seen mounted in gold
and silver and set with real or imita
tion Jewels. Ivory, coral, and lapis
lazuli are also cut up into the parasol
handles. Parasols for morning ser
vice are always of plain design and
material. Bilk is, of course the rule.
For carriage ulg a white satin sun
shade is always a desirable requisition
land it may be beautifle by lace but
terdles and flowers appliqued upon the
satin. One of the fancy shades shows
e parasol formed of stitched bands of
'htte taffeta put together with strips
of insertion and hemstitching.-Chica
Napoleon's Telescope Found.
According to the London Chronicle.
the telescope which Napoleon I used
to carry has turned up in Turin.
Passing of the Horse.
So soon as nature sees an improvement,
there is a change. The candle gave way to
electricity. The spinning wheel to ma.,hin
sry the horse to the automobile. The fact
tha BHostetter's Stomach Bitters has been
sold for over bait a century, proves its value.
T'here is nothing to equal it for stomach or
liver trouble. It is Nature's own remedy,
and the only one to curt dyspepsia or weak
When a baby cries without shedding any
tears it is generally resonably safe to spank
When a preacher goes away on a vacation,
some good o d -ister in his church remarks
that the devil never takes a rest.
Do Your Feet Ache and Basre?
Shake into your shoes Allen's Foot Ease, a
powder for the feet. It makes tight or.New
Bbhoes feel easy. Cures Corns, Ingrowing
Nails, Itehing, Swollen, Hot, Callous, Sore
and Sweating beet. All Druggists and Shoe
Stores sell it, 25c. Sample sent FBEE. Ad
dress, ALaL S. O.xsrsm , LeBoy, N. Y.
Don't be too critical-with other people,
that is to say. You cah't be too critical with
PIo's Cure Is the best medicine we ever used
for all affections of throat and langs.-WM.
O; EnueLtsY, Vanburen, Ind, Feb. 10.,1900.
'Filthy lucre" doesntmean gold. It means
bank bills after they have been in circulation
for a dozen years.
A Colonel in the British South African
army says that Adams' Tutti Frutti was a
blessing to his men while marching.
A superstitipus individual says it is a bad
sign to writ6 another man's name on a
sl day's u e of D r. line's Great Neres
BeStorer. trial bottle and treaties fre Da. 8.
U ILIt, Ltd., NI Arch St., Phila., Pa.
A woman may be 'ensative about her are,
and yet boast that she comes of a very old
Ooldthwaite & Son. Troy. Ala., wrote:
TnsATHIA's speedy cure of sores and erup
tions upon the skin have been remarkable.
It isn't the prodigal son who gets the fat
ted calf. Just look atthe average ballet
MrsWlinslow's 8oothing Syrup for ablildren
teething, softens the gums. reducing Inflame
tion,allays pain. cures wind colicl, e a bottle
Recent floods in upper, central, and south
ern Italy, which threatened the lie s of rail
way, have brought to the attention of the
government the nicessity of replnting for
eats on the hillsides.
cSic paetage of fPrtNa AanIes Din
colors more goods thah any other dye and
colors them better too. Bold by all
The lrget stturgeon was caught recently
in the North Se*. It weighed i& pounds; but
the dellight of the flahermen was tempered
by the fact that It did $780 worth of damage
to i he nets before it was killed.
From the way some people act, one would
think it wouldn't be safe for them to go to
sleep for fear they would attempto tupn over
and would roll off the earth,
The est Fhesetpteles foe Chtnis
and Fever is a bottle of OGeus's Taesuim
ChILL TelO. It t saimply itree ad quisate i
a tasteless fernm. N. ears-ne pay. Priae S.
u1oe Reward. m1Is.
The readers of this paper will be pleased to
learn that there is at least one dreaded die
ease that science has been able to cure In al
its st4aes, and that is Catsrrk. Hall's Catarib
Cure is the only poltire oure new kLawa n
the medical traternit. O(tarrh bel a n
atitttional di req a eonsntioual
treatment Hall's Ostiis* rs stakes jnter
nllly, actlng dlrectly a the bleed sad nmu
cous surfaoce of the sylste. Uhereby daeey.
tug toe touatioa of'tbh disese, aa givg
the patient trmsi by blldins up te ase
siltattioo sad attig nature in dong its
Work. The prepstorhave so uech faith i
tse ourative powers that they e? .One Hun.
dred ol laror any cae that it fails t cuts.
Send for list of e Csmen#t s. Add
F. J. Canwar 6 Co., Tolets O.
Sold by Druggists. IS.
Hall's iamtI Pills are the beat.
The Methodists have 142 mlssionar'ee in
China, the Presbyterians s. and the Amer
can Board of Commissuioners for Foreign
Te Care a old ta One Day.
Take laITnr uoraoe ouemN Tasawr. Afl
druggistr refend the m.nasy U It fails te urs.
, W. GSaov's stignature ts on esea bog. Se.
The millionalre may ride In d Pullman car
berth' and the tramp maywalk the track. In
fact that's the only chance he has of walk
In the sl-ner.
Fight Your Liver
if you want to. But look out, or it will get
the start of you. If it does, you will have dys
pepsia, indigestion, biliousness, sick headache,
poor blood, constipation.
Perhaps you have these already. Then
take one of Ayer's Pills at bedtime. These
pills gently and surely master the liver; they
are an easy and safe laxative for the who!e
family; they give prompt relief and make a
permanent cure. Always keep a box of them
in the house.
25 cents a box. Al druggists.
«I have raised a family of eleven children, all living at the
present time. and I would not think I celd keep house without
Ayer's Pills. I have used them for twenty years, ad there is no
family laxative their equal."-S. C. DARDDN, Myrtle, Miss.,
May ts, 19oo.
Curses, like young chickens, come
home to roost.-Southey.
Courage from hearts, and not from
All argument will vanish before one
touch of nature.-Colman.
Dangers breed fears, ant fears more
dangers bring.--R. Baxter.
Character must be kept bright at
well as cknn.-L ,rJ Chesterfield.
Not to enjoy life, but to employ life,
ought to be our aim and inspiration.
PANACEA FOR POVERTY'S ILLS.
gure Care for Mendleancy Dsoeevered by
One of the agents of Chicago's great
est charitable organization has found
a specific remedy for the starvation
and the suffering of the poor in winter.
The directing heads of the organiza
tion have such a keen sense of the
humorous that they have forwarded
the report of their agent, in which his
remedy was set forth, to the people
who had requested that a certain case
be investigated. Some North Side wo
men became interested in the case of
a man who, in the face of ill health
and with the handicap of a large and
growing family of children, was strug
gling to make a livelihood. The wo
men put their hands to their purses
and aided in that way, but that was
not what the man wanted. He wanted
work indoors so that he could keep his
health and not be laid up every week
or two as the result of exposure. He
was a peddler, and by toiling from
the rising to the setting of the sun he
managed to earn a few cents' preot.
There was never on any day of the
year enough of a margin to give the
family three satisfying meals. The
children's clothes were ragged and
there was scant covering at night, not
withstanding the constant toiling of
the father. The interested women ap
pealed to the charitable organizations
to try to secure inside work for the
worthy man that would pay enough to
give adequate food and shelter to his
family. An agent was dispatched to
look up the case. His report was turn
ed in and was sent last week to the
charitable North Side women. It con
tained this comment and this recipe
for the removal of the poverty ills of
the peddler. "I have seen Mr. O'Hooll
han. He is honest, hard working and
worthy. As a way out of his troubles
I would suggest that he save enough
in summer to carry his family through
the winter."-Chicago Tribune.
FORTUNE FOR DRESS.
Mrs. Belmont spenda s8a,oeO Ia a
Our fashionable women spend a few
dollars for fashionable uniforms, but
whether they spend as much as is
ascribed to Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont
readers may judge for themselves.
However, the list is suggestive of the
needs of the luxuriously inclined and
is also interesting. Ten gowns for
ball and opera, $3,000; ten bonnets,
$950; one sealskin cape, $400; two fur
I muffs. $150; one ear muff, $129; one
opera cloak, $300; one opera cloak,
$250; six pairs walking shoes, $90;
four pairs dancing shoes, $4l; four
pairs kid slippers, $60; three dozen
long gloves, $360; four dosen gloves
for driving and walking, $144; ten tea
gowns, $2,200; six dressing gowns,
$500; three riding habits, $400; four
teen coarets, $420; twelve pairs silk
stocklags, $00; four dozen pairs lisle
stockitgs, $144; two pairs bed room
slippers, $20; four suits silk under
wear, $120; ten suits woolen under
wear, $200; lingerie, $1,500; four dozen
handkerchiefs, $45; three dozen hand
kerchiefs, $38; two dosen handker
chiefs, $48; two dozsen handkerohlefs,
$38; toilet articles, $1,000; ten gowns
for walking and driving, $1,000; three
bath robes, $160; three fans, $75; thrse
pairs riding boo)s, $75; two bicycle
suits, $360; two traveling outfits, $200;
i two winter wraps, $200; two winter
wraps, $150; three skating outfits,
$275; trimmings, ribbons, etc., $200;
four umbrellas, $48; one sable trim
med wrap, $1,000; thrse dinner gowns,
$1,200; two evening cloaks, $800; one
dose veils, $150); Jewelry, $5,000; one
fur wrap, $800; two fur boas, $200;
two morning gowns, $300; three
sleighing outfits, $400; three theater
costumes, $300; one fancy dress tell
costume, $300; six pairs overshoes, $6;
total, $25,749.-New York Jeural.
swiftest Oeeaa Currat.
Among the twenty-five known great
ocean currents, or rivers of the sea, It
appears that the swiftest in its eourse
is the branch of the great equatorial
current so well known as the Gulf
Stream, Its speed at various places
varying from four and a half to lye
miles an hour, with its wates at a
mean tempermtuse of 81 degrees Fabr.
After running 3,000 miles towards the
north, as far as 40 degrees north lati
itude, it still preserves, even in winter,
the heat of sumrper. The influence of
this vast body of warm water upon the
seas and coasts it washes cannot be
overestimated. It covers the ocean
with a mantle of warmth and serves
to mitigate the rigors of our Euro
pean winter. The existence of this
wonderful stream was first discovered
in 1512 by Ponce de Leon, a Spaniard
Am Uxoeption to the Rule,
"We ought to put more personal
warmth in our letters." "Oh, I don't
know. A man I knew once put a lot
of personal warmth in some letters,
and It got him into court In a breach
of promise suit"'-Indianapolls Jour
TELL THE ADVERTlS I i PW. YT"Wes
That Uttle hek For LadUiS UI
xALIB IMAWO. RAoo.M, M. T.
u ...I T he.se's Eye WItr
BILL ARP'S LETTER
Visits the Wiregrass Seotion and
Talks to the People.
TRAVERSES SOME "NEW" TERRITORI
Is Shown Spot Where His Father Taught
School In the Long Ago and Relates
Incidents In That Connection.
It is good for a man to travel and
study geography without a book. I
am down here in the wiregrass talking
to the people living along the line
from Cordele to Savannah. This is a
new road to me. It is only ten years
old and is called the "SAM" road.
The Seaboard has got it now. Sal has
bought Sam and is running him. II
railroads have sex the feminine is
ahead. Some mighty big things are
feminine. Ships are called she, but 1
that they say is because the rigging 1
costs more than the hull.
An old man showed me the spot at
Mt. Vernon where the old log school
house stood in which my father taught
school some eighty years ago. Father
used to tell us his varied experience
there. How some bad boys had ran
three teachers off in succe,.sion and
broke up the schools and how reluc
tantly he undertook the work of re
forming them. He had about sixty
scholars, boys and girls, and their
ages ranged from eight to eighteen
years. The oldest boy was six feel
tall, a sapling with long arms and
legs, a red head and freckled face. He
was the ring leader in running the
teachers off and father was cautioned
The first day he made them a good,
kind, friendly talk, told them he came
to do them good, to teach them books
and morals, and manners, and he
wanted them to obey the rules and
help him to make the school a success.
"You can't afford," he said, "to grow up
without some education. No nice
young men would marry the girls, and
no smart girl would marry an unedu
cated boy. Now, boys, when you
come into school after dinner I want
you to come in good order. Don't
rush and crowd the doorway like you
did this morning. You ran over a
little girl and threw her dqwn and
hurt her. Be quiet and orderly and
come in two or three at a time, and
before you take your seat make a little
bow to me. That's nice; that's good
manners. I will like that and I want
all of you boys and girls to do that.
Will you do it? If you will, please
hold up your hands." All hands went
up promptly except those of Bill Jen
kins, the red-headed rebel.
Next morning he declined to make
a bow, but looked sour and defiant.
When school turned out that evening
father heard him say: "I'll be durned
if I'll make a bow to any yankee."
Next morning two other big boys failed
to bow. Bill Jenkins had worked on
them. That evening father told Bill
to stay in a little while, as he wished
to see him after school broke up. He
stayed and the door was shut. The
other boys peeped through the cracks
between the logs to see and hear what
was going on. Father talked to Jen
kins kindly and told him of the bad
I example he was setting and so forth,
and begged him to conform to the
rules. "Now," said he, "William,
will you promise to make a bow to me
tomorrow morning?" "No, I'll be
durned if I do," said Jenkins.
That settled it. The crisis that fa
ther had dreaded had come. He got
between Jenkins and the door and
said firmly: "Well, sir, you have got
to do one of three things. You have
got to bow, or quit school, or take a
whipping. Which will you do?" "I'll
be gol durned if I'll do airy one," said
Bill. Father's hickory was within his
reach between two logs. He seized it
and began on Jenkins with stinging
strokes and Jenkine made for him
with his long arms and used cuss
words abundant. 'I'hey fought like
wild cats, turned over benches, broke
the water bucket and for ten minutes
the conflict raged, for father was stout
and was in the right and kept the
hickory going and fended off the
strokes of Bill's long arms. After a
while they clinched and father got him
down between two puncheon seats and
pummelled him good. He hollered
enough and to let him up, and after
they got their breath father said:
"Now, Jenilns, what will you do."
He blubbered out, "I'm gwine home
and stay there. I'll be gel durned if
I'm going to school to you any more."
"Well, why didn't you say that at first
and save the whipping?" said father.
All this time there were a hundred
eyes peeping through the cracks be
tween the logs, but not a word was
said. Jenkins never came back and
the crisis was over. From that time
on for two years there was a good, or
derly school and my father's reputation
was made. The yankee had whipped
Bill Jenkins and that settled him in
the favor of him patrons.
I wish everybody could visit the lit
tle village of Longpond. It is in the
country, eight miles from Mount Ver
non, and eight miles from a railroad.
I never was in a better settlement of
farming people. I spoke there in the
day time and those country people
came from far andnear and spread be
fore uns the finest picnic dinner I ever
saw. It is a Scotch settlement, and
their fathers and grandfathers all
Scame from Robinson county, in North
Carolina. At least three-fourths of the
names begin with the prefix of Mo. I
made a memorandum of the many
Mcs I was introduced to-all different
-such as McArthur, McRae, McAlis
Ner, MonLng, IicNair, McLaurin, Mo
Lemore, McGuflie, MoDufie, McCoo'
nel, McDonald, McDaniel and so
forth. There were thirty-seven of
them and many of these had sons and
brothers and kindred of the same
name, and so it was Mo something
everywhere. If a man's name begins
with Mc in that region it is a guaran
tee of good stock.
It is a fine farming region and these
people are almost all farmers. I never
saw finer corn and cotton in Upper
Georgia. The women, matrons and
maidens were all well and neatly dress
ed and were good looking, good size
and healthy. They could handle their
skirts as gracefully as a eity lady and
as my old friend Bill Bainey used to
say, "Major, these women are well
coupled and stand up square on their
paster joints." Rainey had dealt in
horses for fifty years and talked horse
talk about women and everything else.
He was a genuine David Harem. I
have most pleasing recollections of
Longpond and its people.
My next call was to Hagan-Claxton,
a double town only three miles apert,
but whose people work in harmony
b and have a very fine high school and
school building called the Hagan
O aLton inltittie, that is just midwai
between them and is sustamed by
The teachers' convention was in
session there-about a hundred teach
ers from Tattnall and other counties
and I say truthfully I never looked
upon a more thoughtful, intelligent
and earnest body of teachers, both
men and women. By request I made
some fatherly remarks to them and
then had to stand up and receive a
hearty handshake from every one.
That night I gave my lecture, "Behind
the Scenes," in the beautiful large
hall where 450 good people from the
twin towns and adjacent country had
gathered. How easy it is for a lecturer
or a preacher to please and magnetize
a large audience when they are packed
close together. The standard of teach
ing is rising higher in this region.
The county school commissioners are
good scholars, graduates of our col
leges, and they are exacting in their
examinations. Nineteen applicants
were rejected recently in one county.
This is an interesting region and
farming is easy and prosperous. The
long staple cotton is grown here. I
did not know until now that the bloom
was first yellow-a bright canary
and then turned red. The seed are
black and are rolled out instead of be
ing ginned out. It is harder to pick
this cotton from the bolls and seventy
five pounds is a good day's work. It
is now 20 cents a pound. Sugar cane
abounds here and is the most luxuri
ant crop I know of. But it is the tur
pentine and lumber business that scat
ters money so freely in all this region.
I visited the Perkins mills. They
are up to date in all respects and cut
and kiln, dry and dress 75,000 feet in
a day, and give employment to several
hundred hands. Pine lands are now
bringing 88 to $10 an acre for the
timber and the owner keeps the land
after the pines are cut away. It is
right sad to see all these beautiful
forests passing away, but this is des
tiny. While sojourning here I was
the guest of Judge Williams. I felt
very much at home, for his lovely wife
and twelve children adorn the larg-e,
inviting home. These children are
from two to twenty years and are well
behaved, obedient and kept their faces
clean. The two-vounner ones began
to call me grandpa as soon as I urriv
ed. Beautiful fruit abounds and I get
as much of it as I with and it keeps
me in good health.
Yesterday I visited McRae-Helena,
the twin city. McRae is the boy and
Helena the girl, and they get along in
harmony like Winston-Salem in North
Carolina. There is but one college
and one of the newspapers is The
Twin City News, published by two of
these same Scotchmen -McIntosh and
McRae. This is a new, lively and
progressive town adorned with pleas
ant homes and cultured people. It is
high, dry and gently rolling, and
quiet a resort for sick and tired peo
ple. I forgot to mention that Hagan
Claxton, the other twin towns, have
no corporation and don't want any.
No mayor or aldermen, no marshal or
police. It is like Pelzer, in South
Judge Williams said why should the
good people of a town require these
officials any more than the good peo
ple in the country. If they behave
they are not needed and they do be
have here. I've been living here six
years and have not yet heard of a
fight or even a quarrel, and if a blind
tiger, or one that wasn't blind, should
come here we would strap him over a
log and run him off in two hours.
This Scotch blooded stock has ramified
all over this region and make laws for
themselves when necessary. I met
Rev. Mr. Walker, of McRae-Helena,
e today and he told me he had twenty
seven McRaes in his church book and
half the other names began with Mc.
Tattnall county was named for
I Joseph Tattnall, who was governor
just one hundred years ago. His son
Josiah, was in the United States navy
and commanded the Grampus, a man
Sof-war in 1858, while England was
fighting China. Tattnall was ordered
there to watch and protect American
Sinterests, but to preserve a strict
neutrality. His vessel got stranded
on a rock in the China seas and he
was in distress until an English man
Sof-war came to his relief and helped
him off. Soon after this the Chinese
were getting the best of the fight and
t Taitnall pitched in and helped the
SEnglish to whip them. For this he
was courtmartialed when he came
Shome, and when asked why he did it
answered: "It was gratitude to our
kindred. I couldn't help it, for
S'blood is thicker than water.'" That
reply acquitted him and made him
But I must close. Goodby, dear
Sfriends, of the wiregrass, goodby, Mc.
S-Bu.xLL AsP in Atlanta Constitution.
A VALUABLE WILD BEAST.
SThe Oorilli Is Hard to Captu re and Is
Always in Demand.
"At the present time there are no
wild animals in such great demand for
exhibition purposes as the gorilla,
Pays a dealer in all kinds of wild
beasts. "A full-grown gorilla stands
about four feet six inches high and is
worth $1,200 to $1,500. They sell easily
for such prices, owing to the fact that
they are rare and very difficult to cap·
ture. Chiefs in the interior of Africa
have been offered large sums if they
would succed in catching one of these
beasts. Numbers of little gorillas have
Sbeen captured at various times, but
. they have alwais pined away and died
in a short time. The chief difficulty
Sabout the capture of the gorilla is that
She lives in very unhealthy districts
Swhere fevers prevail. A white man
Shas to fight the climate as well as the
I animals. In addition to the well
known ferocity of the gorilla he is re
a garded with a superstitious awe by the
Snatives, who have a legend to the ef
. fect that this terrible beast carries
Saway the women to the jungles. They
D also regard the gorilla as endowed
f with supernatural powers. Two men
I sent out last year by a well-known
a German firm that deals in wild beasts
; perished in the wilds of Africa while
a seeking for gorillas. It may seem sur
- prising to an American, equipped with
all the appliances of science for the
e subjugation of the animal kingdom
r that it seems impossible to capture and
r cage a gorilla. But it his fearful
a strength is considered and his wonder·
- ful shyness, it will prove to be not sc
a much a matter of strength after all
r All kinds of suggestions have beer
d made to hunters with regard to the
Sdevices to be used, such as traps, pit
I falls and like appliances, but none of
r these has proved to be successful. One
a of the largest gorillas ever capturee
Sbelongs to the soological gardens is
SLondon. The animal stands four fee
nine inches high. It is so valuable
Sthat offers of $1,800 and $2,000 have
been made without acceptance."
t, The solidity of the Russlan empire
y renders its defence from invasior
d very easy from even the most powel
SAW A GI1S0T,
to il Cemetry T Tas Damse m
mO's GMOS .
New Haven (Conn.) Special New
York World: To thoe that are In
clined to scoff at the residents near
Mapledale cemetery because they are
excited over a ghost that dances night
ly over new-made graves the point is
made that the believers have seen the
wrath while the unbelievers have not.
For three dark nights many persons
have gathered at the cemetery gates,
and the ghost, being a well-bred and
considerate specter, has not disap
pointed them. It has walked regular
ly and danced with its usual grace.
Any one who does not believe in
ghosts should talk to John Bertram
and George. E. Backmailer. They
laughed at the suggestion of disem
bodied spirits promenading in a cem
etery or anywhere else, and the sug
gestion that a ghost would dance they
declared was manifestly.absurd. Last
night the young men announced that
they would clear up the ghost mnys
tery and placed themselves on guard
in the cemetery, thereby winning
many compliments for their pluck
until the ghost appeared. Then the
two brave young men took to their
heels and never stopped running until
they were exhausted. They said that
nothing would persuade them to enter
the cemetory again at night so long
as the weird manifestations contin
ued. Several spiritualists were among
those on guard last night. They also
saw the ghost. They explained it by
saying that it was a spirit seektng
someone it had wronged in life. It
has not been determined whether it is
a man ghost or a woman ghost, but it
is properly attired, according to all
traditions, in a long, flowing robe of
white. It violates one of the rules of
ghosts, however, in that it makes its
appearance before midnight. It was
about 11 o'clock last night when it
suddenly appeared out of nowhere,
and after floating about for balf an
hourt melted into thin air in the most
approved fashion. From the stories
of those who have seen it, the ghost
appears to be most capricious in its
movements, having no fixity of pur
pose. Sometimes it moves slowly, and
then it darts along. Occasionally it
stops. At times it hops from mound
to mound, and whqn it finds a new
made grave executes a curious ,slow
I and dignified dance.
Beauty and strength in
women vanish early In
life because of monthly
pain or some menstrual
Irregularity. Many suf
Sfer silently and see their
best gifts fade away.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
helps women preserve
roundness of form and
freshness of face be
crause It makes their en
r tire female organism
healthy. It carries wo
men safely through the
various natural orises
Sand Is the safeguard of
The truth about this
great medlolne Is teld In
the letters from womenr
Sbeling published An this
8 paper constantly.
SSITUATION OF WHISKERS.
rhe Mumstache Is an Ancient Or.
r From "Robinson Crusoe:" "My beard
[ had once suffered to grow until it
wt as about a quarter of a yard long, but
Sas I had both scissors and razors suf
cient, I had cut it pretty short, except
r what grew on my upper lip, which I
had trimmed into a large pair of Mo
hammedan whiskers, such as I had
seen worn by some Turks at Sallee,
for the Moors did not wear such,
though the Turks did; of the mustach
, los, or whiskers, I will not say they
were long enough to hang my hat upon
them, but they were of a length and
shape monstrous enough, and such as
In England would have passed for
fd rightful." From Wilson's "History
and Antiquities of the Iissenting
Churches:" "Joseph Jacob, an inde
pendent preacher at Turner's hall,
t Philpot Lane (in) the beginning of the
last century, made a church of his
own. He passed an order obliging the
a whole of the congregation to stand dur
ing the time of singing. This, though
e y no means an uncommon thing in
the present day, wasuthen looked upon
das a great novelty. In this reformed
church all periwigs were discarded, the
men members wore whiskers upon
their upper lips, in which Mr. Jacob
Sset them an example." From "Hunt
er's Travels in 1792:. "They (the Hun
- garians) shave their beards, except the
Supper lip, which is generally adorned
with a pair of huge whiskers."
Cot Farm in (Oregon.
8 There is a large cat "farm" in Lln
Y loln county, Oregon, and the residents
d n the vicinity have obtained the con
" ,ent of the postoffce department to
rn he christening of their postomice by
the name of Angora. The first post
e naster of Angora, singularly enough,
h Thomas Tom.
oEARLS OF THO'JCHT.
P rractice what you preach.-Yo1tng
r- Oledience is the bond of rule.-Teul
11. Remembrance oft may start a tear
he All Is not false which seems at fir$
a lie.- South~ey.
SBlood only serves to wash amb.tion'l
in Choose an author as you choose -
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YOU KNOW W YOBTuR (
When You Take
Tasteless > s,
be.asue Lh fIwwa pb lype,.lý d" a" hb i`l
showham whaot eonal . Imitators do not advertise _.
their formula, knowing that you would not buy their, medi- ..NS. W
cine if you knew its ingredients. Grove's contains Iron -
and Quinine put up in correct proportions, and is in a taste
less form. Grove's is the original Tasteless Chill Tonic
and any druggist who is not pushing an imitation will tell you plait
that all other so-called " tasteless" Tonics are imitations.
Grove's is the only Chill cure sold by every druggist in
the malarial sections of the United States and Cuba that is guaranteed to cure any
case of malaria, chills and fever, or money refunded. Price o0 cents.
Wet Allowed to Testify to Cemrt oIfe
of His Belief.
The Philadelphia Bulletin says: The t
inal disposition of a sensational will e
:ontest in which it is alleged the name
of the testator was forged by the xu
scutors, one of whom is his daughter,
was delayed today for a week on ac
count of the agnosticism of the princi
pal witness, Percival Frazer, the hand
writing expert. The case in question
Involves the $60,000 estate left by l
Chas. H. Masson, formerly a widely
known conveyancer and real estate
agent whose place of business was on J
North Sixth street. The defendants are
Mrs. Eliza Cram, his daughter, and
Charles A. Fessler. The hearing was
progressing smoothly when R. 8.
Johnson, one of the attorneys for the
defense, called Mr. Fraser for the pur
pose of having him identify the alleged
forged signature and several signa
tures of Mr. Masson, admitted to be
genuine. Mr. Fraser, looking calm
and collected, marched confidently to
the stand. "Do you swear or amfrm?"
asked the magistrate. "I affirm," re
plied Mr. Fraser. "Before going any
further I desire to examine into the
competency of the witness," put in
former District Attorney George Gra
ham, one of the attorneys for the de
fendants. Then addressing Mr. Frazer
he asked: "Do you believe in a God?"
"I neither believe nor disbelieve,"
quickly answered Mr. Fraser. "Do
you believe in a future state of punish
ment and reward?" "I neither believe
or disbelieve. I know nothing about
it," returned the witness. "I object to
having the witness testify,' said Mr.
Graham. "Under the law, which de
clares that a witness to be competent
to testify must believe in a Supreme
Being, he is clearly disqualified," re
turned Mr. Graham, addressing the
court. Magistrate Eisenbrown at this
stage cut the matter short by request
ing Mr. Fraser to sthnd aside for the,
It is generally agreed that the sound
of a thunderstorm cannot be heard if
at a further distance than between fif
teen and eighteen miles, although Sir
Richard Phillips has stated that thun
der may sometimes be heard as far off
as twenty-five miles. Lightning he
says, is reflected 150 or even 200 miles.
The velocity of lightning is so great
that the sounds produced at the vari
ous points of a flash may be regarded
as simultaneously produced. As com
pared with the sounds of cannon-firing
the fire of artillery has been heard
some 370 miles away. When ired
amongst the mountains of Ersgebirge
the people at Antwerp heard it quite
distinctly. To a certain extent this
can be accounted for by reverberation.
The report of cannon travels particu
larly far, as it communicates vibration
to the soil.
One of Artem.s Ward's 8tortes.
Artemus Ward used to tell of a lec
ture experience which he had in a lit
tle place in the far west. There was
a blizzard on the night when he held
forth and consequently the audience
was small. "After my lecture," said
Artemus, "I ventured to suggest to
the chairman of the committee that
the elements having been against me
that evening I might repeat my talk
later on in the season. After confer
ring with his fellow commiteemen,
the chairman came back and said to
me: 'We haven't any objection at all
to your repeating your secture, but
the feeling is that you had better
"eat it in some other town.' "
The Worid's Newspae.
The records show that sixty-eight
per cent of all newspapers published in
the world are in the English language.
fr the more than ifty thousand news
papers published, the United Ststes
and Canada issue 21,000; Great Brit
tin, 8,000; Germany, 6,000; France,
5,300; Japan, 2,000; Italy, 1,50; Aue
trlia-Hungary, 1,00; Spain, 1,000; Aus
tria, 800; Russia, 800; Greece, 600;
Switzerland, 460; Holland, 800; Bel
rhum. 800, and other countries about
0kth Wished the Same.
"I wish now," shrieked the angry
young wife-"I wish now you had mar
tied Edith Macmahon instead of me!
That's what I wish!"
"I would have married her, only she
wouldn't have me, and you would!"
Dolly-What an awful, awful time
the pioneers must have had!" Polly
-"Yes. Just think, the poor thing
,idn't have chafing dishes!"
If idleness does not produce vice ce
malevolence, it commonly producer
Custom is the pillar round whicl
opinion twines, and interest is the tit
that binds it.-T. L. Peacock.
Esteem' cannot be where there Is n(
contidence; and there can be no confi
dence where there is no respect.--Giles
F More hearts pine away in secret au
guish for unkindness from those wh<
Sshould be their comforters than for anj
other calamity in life.-Young.
Why He Taeus s amen
A gay and festive youth who is em
ployed as a clerk in the Pennsylvanla
railroad office had occasion to go down
to Wilmington one evening last week,
sad while there he met a girl who im
pressed him as being worthy of culti
vation, says the Philadelphia Record.
He asked if he might call, and was as
sured that he would be welcome. "I
live in Newcastle," she said. "But
where in Newcastle?" he insisted.
"Oh, anybody can direct you," she re
plied. "We live in a great big stone
house-the largest house in the town."
He was forced to be satisfied with
that. On Sunday he took a run down
to Newcastle, and when he inquired
where the young woman lived the big
Jail was pointed out to him. "That's
where she lives," said one of the town
boys. "Her father's one of the Jail
ers." The young man took the next
SOUTHERN DENTAL COLLEGE.
A tlanta College of Physielaun sad Surgeons
oLDela COLLts ms "Ara. Fourteenth Au.
anal sesoion opens Oct. 5; olosee April 30th.
Thoen oontempgatnlg the study of Duntstry
I should write for uataogue.
Address d. W. LFOSTER, ean.
as-8 lnmas auliding, Atlanta. Ga.
wanted for the tso
A (iEi erdte in York Ce.isa
A GEN. C., 1,1 Andr
so Countyr. 00 in
Charleston, 1.130 It Memphis. One agent solls
m IOn one week, O.00 to $10.00 per day sure.
.In answering state year eprrience, iT any.
-I . L. NI HOLS a eo.,
1 l.. 9 as-es 4Aaeltl Isaldig, Atlanta, as.
* If you will buy three I
Old Virginia Cheroots
* and smoke them to-day you will get
the greatest amount of comfort and "
* satisfaction that 5 cents will buy in
a smoke, and get it three times over l
You haven't any idea how good they
* areand cannot have until you try them. *
Try three to-day instead of a Sc. cigar.
I Three hundred million Old Virginia Cheroots smoked this
year. Ask your own dealer. Price. 3 for 5 cents.
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