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OLD FRIEND GONE
ED S. ELLIS, "FATHER OF THE
DIME NOVEL," IS DEAD.
No Doubt There Are Many Gray
Headed and Highly Respected
Members of Society Who Will
Remember His Books.
The father of the (imtle novel died a
short tilne ago at the age of seventy
six. Many of us are old enough to re
member those iendle & Adais dime
novels with the smition-covered paper
covers, not too large to s$li) Inside a
pocket ind hide there until favorable
chance camne to devour its pages, for
our elders harl a strong prejudice
against the "yellow acks," and be
lieved that a boy who read then was
hiking straight down the center of the
road to perditiou.
Ed S. EIlls, the man who died re
cently, wrote the first of the (lintle nov
els that imade it hit. ind lie wrote hun
dreds of theim afterward, and many
other books beside. Ile was nineteen
years old when he wrote "Seth Jones,"
in 18.59, and sent it to Beadle & Ad
ams, New York, wiho)t- had just begun
to publish their dlini novels, but had
Riot ma11iile a sucet'ss with themli. They
saw a winier iII "Seth .Jones." lefol'o
they sent it out It plstered the
country with posters, dodgers and
pailted inscripltioins with the ques
t1in: "hVIo is Sethii .lns?" and
'wen t l wple h-l guesed 1:1 rt.1 won
dereil for weeks ii'.4 uh 1ie country
brok" It inl aittlir rui (if listers
biwaring th41 I*1.ietur Illa frnltiersinlan
Inl coonsin~ jj c.11. with 11th in riptionl,
"1 am Sith .lines." 't book Imade
the fuilt of F'ltis and1( thIe dimeo novel
11l the forine ofii I le .& Adaits.
It was tratilslatedl into 11 languages
andt a million copies wire soll.
A% filueer thing abouit It was that
E'llis was brought ill to e it preacher
nitd that ie waINs teacher elf a Sunday
school class when hite wrote this first
(lime novel. Ile usetd to clothe Bible
stories in iiager'y of hIs own, vivid
and exelting, and always closed tho
lesson with the talo unfinished and
the remark: "lIoy.,, we'll continue the
story next Sunday." All the boys in
tie village were in hils Sunday school
Iie wrote so many stories for boys
and girls that he lost count of them.
Ile wis the ituthor of the "Boy Plo
neer," "Log CaIbin," ")eerfoot," "Wy
oiing" aind "F orest and Prairie" se
ries, and he wrote inany serIous-mind
ed books, such as it history of this
country in eight volumes, of which 100,
000 sets were sold.
It Is stid of iin that he was a good
man, of kindly nature; that children
loved hImt, and that, In spite of the
preaching that has been (lone against
cheap novels, there was not an immor
at situation nor anything that would
tend to influence for wrong In the hun
dreds of novels he wrote. Ills heroes
were manly iad clean-inilded, his otir
als good and ite exalted the nobler
qualities of honor, loyalty and courage.
lie sald just before he died that ho
<lil not regret anything he had written
and he felt ie lui11 contributed to the
joy of livting fir mtillons of boys and
gI rls. The Star knows froim experl
ene' that tthis Is iri', so here's a
wreath to the litm it-y olfI the father of
"'Seth It Jnes."' th hero li ofi ai'i boyhood
lng h~ash.-- litns::s l'!ty Star.
Horrors of War.
One~ of' Geltany's liuist nioted sur*
gionis. whlo hats 'int mniuth Is at thei
lng uof the effeciut 'If th' t''irrile straiin
oft Wari as deu'p!,itl illn thIt fa'as oft
soays: "'hy'I sicatltly thes suihllurs may
beii' r as l:tiron. yiet they ate nt
velopl tan 1mnciiuy ny, itite, stainzg look,
Its thIo'ugh they hboil I neeant'itstomiedI
to goaze shltderinlgly a t all thle terrtors
and lth'isohaIting orgi'5s of destructlon,
ats tutgh the'y hail beien oblIged to wilt
ntess this wilth tunbilkintg eyes and
finally felt that their (eyes had become
at irror of the horribtle. It Ia as thtough
the clawv of a demon hatd seIzed theIr
faces anid made their eyes sInk deeper
into thteir hollows. 1Te more highly
civIlIzed a man Is, the better educated,
the (leeper his feelings, the more does
he beat the indefinable somethIng in
his face, the algn that hie lias seen ter
rible thlings."-Chrlstian Advocate.
How He Was Caught.
IHe had no stonachl for the army,
butt presenated hlnmself for examination
with a "sure trIck" upi hIs sleeve to
"work hIs ticket." ie wias phlysically
perfect, but his eyesIght was shock
ing-so had, Indeed, thait the sergeant
thought the dloctor shioultd see hImt.
"F"irst class phlysleally," pronouncedl
the (loctor, but whIen the me(dlial man
ap~lield thle eyt' tests the would-lie re
ertit's sIght appeared much worse than
whein thte sergeant had hIm in hand.
"No, nio, my man ; wIth sight like
that you're nto use for the army," said
the medIco. "But you ought to get
gltisses. Stav, I've a paIr like micro
Bcoja's, and If' youi see ihth them you
can have thtm."
lIThe speetacles were piroduced and
fit tedl on, atnd the recruIt at once cried,
"Oh. I Bee splendidly t"
"D~o you now?" sid the doctor, with
satri'am. "Trake hIm along, sergeant,
and( get hinm swvorn In. There's no gloss
In the spectacles.-London Trit-Bits
What's the Use?
I~e-Do you thInk I oughtt to see
your husband abouit may marrying your
She-Dear me, no. He will read all
about it in the nanora.--Pnek
AGENT GOOD BUSINESS MAN
indianian Credited With Deal That for
its Shrewdness Would Be
Hard to Beat.
La.st suninier In a suburban town,
when a circus was billed for the city,
it hillposters caine, to cover the dead
walls with the Ilaring announcements.!
Near tlit railway station was a builtd
ing that had Its walls annually deco-'
rated. Tlt station age'it, who was in
no way rliated to the owner of the
huiiling,. saw the walls being deco.
riteri, near the station, and thus at
- ed the biliposter:
"Does pat know you're putting up
them'i hills liere?"
"Why, no, I didn't think there'd be
"I know," the igent replied, "but I
don't think pa'd like this."
The sAwitin handed him a ticket
for the circs.
"Well, I don't know about this," sal
the agent. "If you didn't ask pa, I
di't know whether you'd better (1o
this or not."
The blliposter gave hin another
"Wona't that fix it?"
"Well," replieil the agent, "pa's awful
partiicubir, lut I gue'ss I Cn 1ix it."
Th owner of the builing later
hecard-41 the story, and going to the ag'nt
d min'i'.' .l tivkets. expltining that
the bdibIi'g behm::&d to him. Th'lle
a nt <ch'led that "if fite building
de l1q)t you, It w.as lily idevn,
iI ;'t it ''' This e pp rent ly settlcd
tm walt tr. ns the n;:ent's littleh girl
''se J 'anilis at til t I 'irtIs .a1d w:'lctihl
SHC.'/ P TRURES OF WARES
Coly Way Russian Merchants Can Let
Illiterate Pearants Know What
They Have to Sell.
Advertising Seemis to he n Indispen
sable imrt iof modern lift., ani in Rus
sin, whire most of the ptnsantry are
eXtreimcely illIternte, Ingenious ways of
advertIsing imay be steen. Ieside the
prinil designs of the difTerent shops,
which would he quite minningless to
th etstoniers, are pilnid lictures of
wfint warres tre sold there.
The l:er shows his rolls, lonves
and Cakes; fish are seen at another
lance; tea iny lie fount over there
wherte onue sees the teu ips an11d sn1i
iers, and thus is everything else ho
nt Ied. I'or lie convenience of the
plensant the houses are painted various
bright colors, so that he can find his
way among tihem.
If he waits to know when the train
starts, instend of rending-the time ta
bles he listens to bel1% which are rung
at the stations. When one bell rings
lie knows Ie has still 15 minutes;
when two nre sounded only five re
mniiin, and when three strike his ear the
If lie wants to read n letter he goes
to ithle post office aiii paiys a suin etual
to 2 cents to a miian who does It for
him. When hie sentis a posteard 2%/1
tents ivIll gel It done for him and 5
rent s procires a long letier. 'lhe ad
1ress of a let ter costs i hil i a ctent.
P!e kminnis wer tlit letter bixes are
!bceuilsk ie Can see the pcture of the
I's card or letter beside t.
When You Have a Cold.
It Is quite true t hal many persons do0
11ot (ionsider' n col as a serIousq iiitteir,
uon It' other bhmi, there are many
irsins whoi aire too eatsly 3encmred lby
thei ic iomon alniient. Thelire nroi som''
thiinags. which shioutld lie t rietd at huwc
lio see' If sonm~a reliief cannot he galined.
I''rejiuintly n cohi Is dieveloaped bienuse
o f theii syst emc's aced of' rest. t herefore,
It Is obhviouts that rest wIll do iiich to
rive the uincomfoirtabille condIt tin
Rcnlliligni Is to keep thie systema clenimicl
iiut, l)iniking pilenlty of watnier iial
brentthing in haches of purie, fresh air
ar ie alsoi (<pu1t sset'iail. Slice cabli
ire cont aglius, one cnnnot lie toii en re
fal. Ini place of handkerchIefs ono
shouhRi use sclunires of soft muslin or
i'hiersecloithi, which citi be burnt after
Suspicious of the Home Polka.
Our Couisin Joe has no confidence
In anybody except strangers. If his
own brother were in the jewelry busi
niess Joe wouldn't buy a Dpin or a lodge
emblem from hIm. If ho needed any
thing of the kind he would purchase it
from some perfectly reliable fellow
thaiit he laid never seen before and
never expected to see agaIn. If a good
subistantial citIzen thitt JToe has known
for 20 yeairs should try to almost gIve
himi a lot on one of the best streets of
the towna Joe wtould latugh at him.
"None of you shlarpiers cani trliek me,"
Joe would saty, and( then he would biuy
it lot In the Ilocky miountalns fromt
somneomie he had niever seen or hteard
of befolire.-(laudi~o Callan in the Fort
Cats as Menace to Health.
That cats are a more positive
menne to health than e eni hiouh
fles-especiahly among children-is the
conclusion reached by the medical ofl-.
eer of health of Blerwick, ICng. Mi
croscopic investIgation demonstrated
that there is searely a single disease
spreading shecIes of bacterIa that can
rnot be isolated froi the cat's fur, and
in epidhemies of diphtherIa, scarlet
fever, andl pneumonia, these animals
If allowed to stray about-cnn hardly
fail to carry infection. A man (lying
of consumption In mIserable surround
ings was foumd to have nine cats, so
poorly fe.d that they had~ becomo in
fected, -whleh freely entered neighbor
tne houses when there wen chidean.
Card of Thanks. Despondeney Di to ConstipatImn.
Wonten often become nervous and
despIondlient. When this Is due to con
I wish to thank the inany friends stipation it is elsily-corrected by lak
and neighbors who so generously gave I Ing all occasiol lose of ChaIuber
lainil's Tleits. i'Tese lalets~ are esay
the assistance when my house and to take and pleasnt in effect.
contents were burned last week. I
deeply a)preciate all the aid that was To Cure a Cold in One Day
tendred.Taike LAXATIVJH IlitOMO QttIiine. It stops tlie
couh ad Hadahe 111l wotlkn off lte Cold.
Mrs. C. J. Hipu. tDr~lssrefiiiiI 1ioey !( it frills to cure.
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