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Iridat. Sot. 17. 1893.
CoattBKss roa ream ia legalar se-
sioa two weeks from aext Moadav.
Mr. Mattox of Mississippi,
hoasiar his hsas. Ths aUrht
soaaewhat cloadj. He had visited bis
ksms sad was oa the point of retara
lafftobis boose, when all st oace he
heard a pecaliar hissins; soaad over
head, aad at the saateiaetaateleaaia
oas flow fell all round aba, as If the
saooa had aaddeal y emerged from be
hind a eload. He looked tp aad was
elawet peralvaed at the eiffbt of a
aruiiaat. aery (lobe deseeadiar
throarh the air with the speed of
Ufhtaiaff, aad shootias; a comet-lfke
tail far ap into the heavens.
60 rapid was the descent that it was
aeljr visible for a secoad, bat la that
brief space, ha says, he suffered aa
it of aaspeskable terror.
The fire ball struck the earth with a
Idnll report scarcely MM yards froaa
rise oa bis tour o( IfeewwM be 'before he could recover the use of his
made naay friends la California. J limbs, when, ruuninr hasti! t Jus
He liked the state aad Us people, aad boase, he aroused the family sa4 tr-
this lilSajr bis widow fully shares. 1 ral Uborers about Ihe place, telliaf
Mrs. Grant etperts to visit the later
estiair parts of the state aad to pass
the wiater either at Saata Barbara
or Saa V.efn. where her son Jesse
This Is the time above all others to
advertise aad Tut Aants is the
place to pat it.
Arser from the advantage of the
rlimate there is a sentimental reasoa
for Mrs. Great's resolution to spend
tba wiater ia California. Gea. Graat
la the earlier days of his military ser
vice was stationed oa tba Pacific
toast, aad at that time, as well as ia
later years wbea be visited Saa Fran-
tba laaacial troablee to tba party ia
power." Xot a alagle democrat has
yet beea foaad there who is evea 1
little bit diseoaraged over the oat
look. Ex-Coagresstnaa Morrison.
who is regarded by many democrats
as available presidential timber,
voiced the general democratic senti
ment waen ne saia: vi can una no
better expression than that of the
Irishman, who. after being thrashed,
said: ! am certainly licked, but not
Lerasaa Abbott retiree
aarTa board at
A event erwwd heard his farewell aer-
Osm oftho Toaay women who irea
priass la tba raeaat Eaaiiah
tar tba beat assays aiihtaa by
cat irvroa, saeiie and Keels h said to
be a rraadnieee of Balph Waldo Ess-
The failar of the seaate to con
Irm the aomiaatioa of Mr. Hum
blow er as associate jastice of the sn
praasecoart has caased ao ead of
gossip among the legal fraternity.
Maay speculations ' have beea made
aa to the probable program of the
president ia the matter. It has
beea suggested that he might
reaomlnate him at oace. aad
tbas give him a seat oa the
beach, subject to the coafirmation
later oa. But it is not likely that
the president will do so. The'recess
is for so short a time only a month,
that it woald seem almost like rush
lag the mourners, especially as the
appoiatmeat is for life. 80 the re
aomiaatloa will doubtless be delayed
until Itece ruber.
Wn have received a letter from
Marat Malstead. calling attention to
the Auto Book concern, a corpora
tion of which be has. after investiga
tion aad consideration, accepted the
presidency, supported by a board of
directors embracing names of the
highest distiactioa. aad whose pros
pectas will be found in onr advertis
ing colamas. The foundation of the
aew compaay is the ownership of the
pateats of machines that are revola.
tioosry ia book maaafactnre.
aaa a vast store of pistes of
staadard and popular works.
The patented machine are bind
ers aad trimmer, whose automatic
perfection names them aad the com
paay. The felieitous combination of
the auto machine and tbe plates
make eoafdeat promie of great re
sults, giving cheap rirculatioa tor
literature as the perfected presses
have to new. This opens aa im-
measa aad lucrative field of useful
a ess. Mr. Ilalsted Informs us it is
tba iateatioa of the compaay toissae
libraries (to be known as A. B. C.
libraries) of the very best books for
the masses at extremely low prices,
as wetl as series of A. B. C. school
books, that will equal ia merit those
aow ia ae with a material reduction
. T -
r sw uemoeraiic congressmen are
la Wahlagtoa bow, but those who
are there are aaanimonsly of the
opinion that the result of the elec
tion ill not bate the slightest ef
fect toward changing tbe nature of
tariff aad other coatempialed legis
latloa. Kepreenlative MvMillia. of
the ways and means committee, savs:
The tariff question bad nothing to
do with it. aad the character of tba
bill we will report has aot yet beea
made public, aad. therefore, could
aot bar beea eoademaed. Bepra
sealatise Formaa says: "Yea can
never tell what will happen la aa off
I koiteve that the defeat ;wI3
Lba democrats a little more
easrtiaas aad barrmloas. - Wo have
it." itzrt Lsvcraa, awauJa
rcfrrVcrrt ' -II la tit
aasxtxl rare! J Cj AtrJ i'Tn.
tacm that a comet had s track tba
earth, aad they had only a few min
utes to pray.
la a short while the whole planta
tion was up, aad women and children
were heard eryiag aad supplicating
hoavea for mercy. They could aot
get closer thaa about thirty yards, oa
aeeoaat of the heat aad aosJoas fumes
of sulphur aad a-as which tbe atoaa
emitted. Tba atoaa - sizzled and
steamed aad shot oat Jets of steam or
vapor from a thoasaad pores.
By daylight it showed ap a dull,
dingy black aad fuU of pore, which
still shot out jet of vapor of aa of
fensive smell which alasost stifled.
Tba stone ia evidently imbedded ia
tba ground for some distance, and
show only a boat m foot above the
surface. Mr. Mattox estimates it to
be about the size of a hogshead.
mrnm m Srt-r-4 UtU CM Dana a
WMUac T-Uf Szaa. I
"Please, sir, will yon give me five '
yoaag man la surprise, for his suppli
cant was a pretty, refiaod-lookiag lit
tle girl of about tea summers, whosa
clothing looked as though she were a
child of fortune, not of want.
MTes sin I waat it to pay ar car
fare with. I lost the sickle mamma
iw as" Of course the young man
gladly gave the desired five cent, and
she fairly boamodapoa him. The in
cident happened at Broad aad Chest
aat street, Philadelphia. Xot loag
after the young asaa was waiting for
a ear oa Walnut street, aad it so hap
pened that ha was thinking of tha
pretty face of tbe child.
Well,- mused be to himself, "I'm
glad I happened to be titers in time.
Soma pareata sure awfully careless of
their children, though. Think of tha
little thing having to ask for money!
It's a shame r
Then came a slight pull at his coat
sleeve. Then a sweet, weak voios
that easaisd familiar, said: "Please,
air. wUl yoa give ass Ire eeatar
The yoaag maa turned as if stung.
Be could hardly believe Us owa eyes.
"You see, sir." begaa tha sweet voice
"Yea, I kaow all about it You lost
the money your mother gave yoa for
It never f eased the little aaa. She
smiled divinely, and aaswered: "Yes, J
a sn . .
ow ata you guess 117 - Uat the young
maa bad caught a paaslagcar, aad tha
look oa his face aet several of tha pas
sengers wondering. .
And s Wa
Tbe examinations at. a certain
"prep." school were ia progress. Tba
boys wore working busily over their
papers, aad the grim old professor was
watching sharply from his desk. "
Presently he noticed that one of tha
stadeata, a promiaaat ao'er-do-woU,
was eossMltiag his watch with boa
aklerabia froqaeacy. Tha nrofmaia
av la five a&iaatas U bad
at tba tlmsnlsea throe timea.
Tble waaaaoagh for aha gaardiaa.
He aalhsd the atadeat to his desk aad
tbe urate. H was s4vwa
ha op sb 1 a it. Aaroaa tba
a aassa of paaar bsarfasg Oa
'laaaad."' . -i.
Cut tha wrt grafisasi aat'sst
babe aa aaty sat lea A Cs fy tl
ataact a siary . trntm t'z
aaraaJ ta tl- 'saa ersr 1 r - zl
Tha dake of Westaaiaster, tha rlch-
aataowsmaa ia cagtaad, m kaowa
saneawhJe tatdmatat aa "Jack sbew
aaraV baeaaaa of his rrasmblaaca,
whoa a school boy at Eton, to Cratk
shaak's cartoon of tba celebrated
burglar aad highwayman. Tbe duke's
charities are notorious for their acaati-
Oae of the maay stories about the
late Dr. Jowott of BaUiol fat that a
yoaag man oace observed to him as
they started 00 a walk, "It is a fine
day, air." A half aa hour after the
professor broke bis silence by saying.
"That waa a very fooliah remark of
yours, sir. Good moru!ag
A Saa Francisco music house has
published a aumber of Zani- songs
that Dr. Frank Cashing committed to
memory while ha lived with that in
teresting peonle. Some of the melody
are lullabies aad lovers' warbles aad
others sacred religious songs which
were taurht Dr. Cnhins- whii ,..
oae of tbe high priests of the Zuais.
ine marble gavel used by President
Washiagtoa at the lavins- of the m.
aer stone of the capitol a century ago
i claimed to be in the possession of
the Potomac lodire of Mason at
Georgetown. The gavel is of fine
marble, slightly yellowish aad about
eight inches lour. The relic i
stored in the vault of a prominent
Washington bank, whence it can aot
oe removed except oa the order of tha
Henry Irvinsr's voice nntrmntnni
of giving out while he was in Saa
Francisco, and the result su th.t
surgical operation was performed oa
me acior s tnroat, and a growth that
had formed ia the nose to such an
tent thst both larynx anl pharnyx
jtiv wui-u imuiea was removed.
The improvement in Mr. Irving' voice
after the operation was very marked,
aad he has since expressed himself ss
greatly pleased with the result,
King Behanziu ol Dshomer is said
to be a follower of the modern fashion
ia his correspondence, for be baa se
lected a gorgeous coat of arms, which
embellishes all his letters. The hing
is said to be fabulously wealthy, aad to
aa English correspondent he deplored
tbe loss of ISO pots of gold stolen from
bim after his retreat before the
Freaca. He recently sent a cable
message to England by the way of
Lagos that cost 130 for its transmis
sioa. General Charles E. Furlong, who
was oa General Graat's staff, when in
Saratoga met Mrs. IT. S. Grant aad
Mrs. Nellie Graat Sartoris aad accom
panied them to Mouat McGregor to
the cottage where General Graat died.
General Furloog says that young
Algernon Sartoris, the 13-year-old son
of Mrs. Nellie Sartoris, is in ten-! y
American. He waa ashed hr tha
eral whether be would like to hear
the band ia Saratoga play "God Save
the Queen.- "Xo, I prefer 'The Star
Spangled Banner,' " he replied. 1
A Pittsburg wedding was postponed
recently oa account of the groom's
new wooden leg not fitting.
Being unable to collect a town debt,
a firm of contractors at Williams
Bridge. X. Y., have had the sheriff
seise the village safe.
A curio dealer at Amoy, China, owns
a group of figures carved from gnarled
tea roots, which staads aine feet
high, weighs fifty-nine pounds aad
is valued at $130. .
Barney Barnetto, who begaa bis
Napoleonic career ia finance by keep
ing a second-hand clothing shop in
London, is named as the richest maa
ia South Africa. His wealth ia given
ia fabulous figures.
A traveler in the Malay peninsula
says that the natives have ia aaa tba
smallest coin ia tba world. It la a
wafer made from the resinous juice of
a tree and its value to estimated to be
about 1-10,000 of a penny. Ia that
country oae can get down to his last
cent and still have his pockets full of
Aa iateresting ease waa tried by a
Jury at IToutpelier. Vt Charles Spauld
iag sued Miss Annie Donahue to re
cover some valuable presents he gave
her wbea they were eagaged to be
married, the engagement having ainoe
beea broken. The jury held that he
bad no claim to the presents and could
Bot recover them.
ODD WHIMS AND CUSTOMS.
Fersiaa newspapers are written by
expert peaasea aad thea lithographed.
Ia China all arrangements for a
wedding are made by a go-between,
who also does the courting aad makes
A couple of hundred years ago En
glish aad German people, ia order to
aerate tba greatest publicity, were
aaarricd ia the church doer.
aeevuie, . j.. womaa uses s
rooster iastead of aa alarm dock. At
aigbW before retiring, tba womaa
briags the rooster ladoora aad plaaaa'
Hm her bedroom aw the bu4 wl
3Ie suede sst
fa nir"i f-i-s sa tt asms
A tarrJLlsrr J fiC Vxczi a
r3 r 'j r-r ' vt -v
chair, aad at tba break ef
crows lastQy. ,
- t -via. Ve
' 1 asu savorue k
Ivosf of tamfcossyrAa
tC VmrmiirniM sTaf wavSav
w sawaaww .
. J U: yoa have your assaey
. JSv? afi, as asve aa
brssg heh censt as, aad weaM he. sold at
fast lass way. -
-Thai msMsaaiil mialcins aa mvuie
Mag, relaiativo smnc, espacialhr samssd as
1 hood hi the " .
to bmcAt or ear, im i
MnMhtand perfectly aaimhns ia any
awam uaw, ammr jmmm -
tt baiMs ap, strpegtheo, regukdas,
For nerkxneal nains. I iIim Aim
tbmL uiosratton, uillnmmsttoa seii
that's known ese "lenalo eomplaisa," Kit
wan awe, eeruua, ana proved.
Tke Amcrkaa Cstaith Can ia ik -r ax
yean sUMty sad traMascat of tba eiwsaa. Oa
tuute coaviaae the mast keksl. It is shrsys
usi'y for ac, aeesiof sctthw SWaer aor atam-
.A ilTiVrnms- tsVaswimx
?1c,wtoa. aes tW aeadatae
ammal asamsdl sadsassdlf akSVai smnsi
dace soaaa slrcu. iaTiraratM ik.
tM,lfTajrV.tke..viU "t- Prepare VyW.
For rU by all dragtista. Harts A -y---
B. "WIN TEE,
Ktl i:::!:r, Stostser
Cry C::.s Co.
217-217J W. Second St., Davesiokt
P ,1 , .,rrS
WT..1...1. s-y fipai nil af
Wines end Liquors.
11 aad 1C18 Third Ave
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
AlwajsaakaadtBsaseat Visas at
sad taipanaS dear. All brands jf
jaewarsafaii the Sal gini win a race
L. OLOCHnoiT, PropM
10 tcob4 Avcaae. ,
(Ssceessor ts H. WIKDT.)
119 Eighteenlh 8treet.
aVFit aad Workmanship Guar-
teed the Best
Ciaaiitg aad Impairing Done.
Vat tm mi
efastastatiaa W tba boars' of dlrretorsof lb
uses isaas riow eiiasj. a epreial intlaeW
. STTi' stwisay win be belt
uaiiiH naaa a si laecnjoia
aajr af Deoraiber. A. DM U8S. at s
OI af accb tloc bulaa ra lb mali. Taa I.
T!" Jf" ""J" aai eanaay maa
Skrac awsdtad baaai Soli an (SBM to tba
ssai of lx baaOraS rbsasaoS aollsr (BSSLSBS.)
Kcavaibrr, A. . MM. " . C McassaV
r. A. autse.
S .i.adr iasi bSaaa a. I
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Light on the Subject.
Read these prices and you will be enlightened.
Rice Boot Scrub Brushes.
Kirk's Turkish Bath Soap.
. . 6c
. . . 7c
Kirk's Jim Hum Suap
Kirk a Juvenile Soap 1
Tinware, Glassware. Chini
ware. Lamps, and an end
less variety of HonsehoM
Geo. H. Kingsbury
FAIR AND ART SIORl
THEY ARE BARGAINS.
A car load of handsome bed room suits going
at tne following prices.
Suits worth le 00 go at
" 24 00
" 30 00
" 35 00 '
Remember we have only one car load to dis
pose of at the above manufacturer's prices.
124 126 and 125
Grand Special Bargain Sale
v 18 00
: 8 00
(Sailor Silk Top)
tbe fSeilor fietin T as.
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Baa these cat baiaiaa w are orerin? before
1 J M aj -ra save 70m traai 15 to 25 per cent
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