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By EBWLN A. NYE.
Now that tbe way has been blazed lt
will hereafter be a coniparntlvely eaa\
tuatter to reacb tbe pole. And civill
tatlon. stopped for a time by the arc
tic clrcle, will march northward.
But the Esklmo does not want our
clvilizatlon. lie is lnstinctively afrald
lest lt may mean the extlnctioo of bls
"We do not want your way of llv
lng/". says tbe Eakiroo to tbe explorer
misalonary. "It la perbaps good for
you. We are content aa lt Is. Make
ua accept your clvl'lzatlon and we will
Whereat We wonder.
These primltlve people are ao hospl
table and klnd bearted and they have
sucb hard Unes! We long to make
their barsh and forbiddlng llves easler
and, as we tblnk, bappler.
But the Ksklmo slts beslde his lgloo,
that lce hut with Just two crode arti
cles of furniture. tbe wlde family
sleeping bencb and the blg oll lamp
atove, and llstens to the tribal rutnor
of the comlng of tbe white man with
a great feor ln his hcart.
Well, tbe "Tfttle brown men" that
stood by Cook and Feary 88 they have
stood by all the arctlc explorers lu
their searcb for the summlt of the
world are cntltled to a lion's abare of
the honors that bnve been won. and
their wlshes otight to be respected by
They are right about It.
Our clvlllxation would ruin them, as
lt has rulned the aborlglnes of Amer
lca. I.lvlng ln tbe bleak barrena of
tbe northland, tbe Esklmo through
centurles of struggle has adopted the
only mode of llrlng that makes hla rx
Istence posslble. *
And porhaps. after all, we have not
ao very mueh to offer him. His rell
glon may be a crude sort. but practi
cally It ls the essence of Chriatianlty.
There are no pauper Eskimos. No
one la rlcb. and no one la poor. Al'
thlnga are ln common. The wrecked
mariner ls welcome to what they bave
ao long as he chooses to stay.
"Do some people ln your land atarve
and shiver while others eat and are
warmly clad?" asked a sbocked Eskl
mo of an explorer who was surpiised
at their great klndness. The explorer
was compelled to reply that "some
"Why, then." sald the native. "do you
call yourselves clvIllzed?,?
The explorer found lt hard to an
swer. Can you?
"Why do you aak us to accept your
clviliaatlon?" contlnued the Esklmo.
'That never happens here. If one goos
hungry we are all hungry. If one eats
we all eat. Why should aome 8tarve?"
Do not pity the "poor frasjeu people"
too much. They like their cotintry. lt
ia to them the center of the earth. In
their way they are happy and content.
Why dlsturb tbeui?
The Esklmo only asks to be lct alone.
And. nlas for him, that is the very
thing tbe clvillzcd world will not do.
THEIR REAL WELCOME.
The Oscar II. lootucd up through the
niornhig haze ln New York harbor as
|t smart tug. gay with buutlng and
llags. approncbed it
And a woman's voice crled out:
"l-Yed: Ob. Fred!"
Aud as be heurd the cry of bls inute.
loug aeparated by waste of ky wa
ters and deprivatlon and uimiths of
weary effort, Dr. Frederick A. Cook
wrung the hauda of the mau uearest
hitu aud haatily dropped down the
? The woman in the gray coat and
pieture hat. with the two llttle daugh
ters whom the explorer father bud not
aueii for two years. couid acarcely
The passengers on the Oscar looked
dowu on the teuder reunlou aud cbeer
cd. Aud tbeu the fuuiily group dis
appeared iuto the tiuj cnbin of tbe
tug, aud tbere the full greetlng took
iplace between the husbaud wbo had
goue to the top of the world aud the
wife whose harder part lt was to wult.
Later Dr. Cook appeared uaj the up
per deck of the tug with bls wife by
hla side, holdlug in his artua the little
girl wbo was a baby when he left for
the uorth. Agaln the pai?rnpri of
Jtbe Oscar applauded. aud the happy
iMrs. Cook waved au Auierk-uu tlag.
That is one pieture of a hotuecoin
. lug. And here ia auotber:
. Tbe background of thbi pieture ls
tbe harbor of Syduey, N. S. Coin
tuauder Feary, in the uuiform of a
Unlted States lieutenant, stood on the
uppcr deck of the Rooaevelt. Aa he
cuught sight of bls wife aud daughter
on the forwurd deck of the Sheeleh he
iloffed his white eap ln recognltion.
Marie, the sixteen-year-old daughter.
was the flrat to clitub the black side
of the arctic shlp and was caught up
iutd the arms of her father. He snid
uot a word as he pressed her fore
head to his Mps.
"I haven't the sllghtest idea of what
1 aaid to dad," Marie aaid afterward.
'T was just iu a daze from begiuning
From the daughter Commaoder I'ea
|ry turned to bls wife as she stopped
ou deck. She quletly wept as she
jwas Infolded ln bls arms. Sald the
"You will not leave me ao long
agalu, will you, Bert?"
Aren't these two beautlful. bomely.
heartful pictures? And are not these
jwelcomea of wives and babea tbe real
feward of the two brave explorers?
And did not theae weloomea pay for
all the hamshipa of the arctlc Jour
Besidea theae welcomea, tbe ban
queta and tbe formal receptions aud
the piaudita and tha cheering are aa
Now, indeed, were they coming
Daya of controveray, of Indignation.
of misunderstandings, of disputcd
clalms, of heartburninga? these thlnga
unfortunately are theirs, but?
Nothing, nothing, cau rob these he
rolc Americans of the exqulslte beart
throbs that have come to them when
their own, their own, welcomed them
back to Qod's coontry agalu, for?
The br&vest are the tonderest;
The lovlng are the darlng
THE DASH TO THE POLE.
Young man, you have read much
lately coneerning "tbe dash to the
pole" or the dashes to the pole.
There are some leasons iu tbose he
Tbe dashes for the pole were not
made until everything waa ready. And
preparatlon requlred a long look ahead.
The ahlpa that took Peary and Cook
np Into tbe arctlc clrcle bad to be a|>e
clallj byilt ln order to wlthstand *****
lce and to prorlde food and provltdon*
and apparatus. The clotulng must be
tbe warmest. thp food of proper kind
and the Instratueuts for obaervatlon
sdapted to oortberu latttudes. Noth
Ing was left to cbance.
And wben It came to the dash Itself
the rtght sort cf sledges and dugs and
portable abelters of allk must be pe%
Tbe explorers had to pbotograpb tbe
future. as It were. and prorlde for It.
And In the last stages of tbe terrible
htke everytblng exeept tbe abaolatel
neceesary must be left beblnd. It re
solxed Itself Into a teet for the ?ur
vlval of tbe flttest. both uaeu and dogs.
They strtpped themselves as an atb
lete strlps hlmaelf for tbe flnal dash.
Well. every young man must Hnd hl*
What I mean Ia every young mnn
has sotuetbing to vlew tbat he wants
as badly as Cook and Peary wunted to
flnd the pole.
And If he gets what he wants he
must go after lt. and Intelltgeutly.
Llke Cook and Peary. If be ls to hik
ceed he must prepare a long way
ahead, elae wben It eomea to tbe dash
he will have to turn bnck before he
gets to tlie ulnetleth degree.
Healtb Is the very flrst consldora
tlon. Other things belng equal. tbe
man with the best physlque will wln
out. And a jrood physlque is not bullt
up by late bours and dlsslpatlon.
And tbe next lmportant prenaratlon
ls educatlon of bead and hand and
hcart. A shan>ened braln. a deft hand
and good morals are all needed In
your senrch for the pole.
There Is '"e In the way. young mnn
and wlde seas aud bltter wlnds. You
will often lo8e your way. and you
must soinetlines stop and take observa
tions to know wbere you are.
And tbere are others trylng to flnd
your pole? boets of them!
Prepare yourself thoroughly. Take
plenty of time. Time lost In prepnra
tlon is gnlncd ln tbe outcome. Ai>d
when It cnroos to the dash strlp your?
self of all iinpedlments and ?
Get there flrst!
If you are properly equlpped to
"go to lt"-wby. one by one the other
fellowa will drop back before tbey
reach the elghty-seventb degrce nortb
You are at tbe pole!
JOHN A. JOHNSON.
He was of the Lincoln type.
Much bas been wrltten about tbe
late Governor John A. Johnson of Mln
nesota. but not too much. because?
Here was a man whose entlre ca
reer as boy aud man s: ' 'v eao be
beld up as a stlmulus aud ..u insplra
tlon to American youtb. His was not
a mere money succesa.
Let us quit boldlng up as examples
mere moneycrats? little less thau busi
ness brigands. Let us ask of the would
be patterns. How dld you aucceed?
Tbe life of the lamented Joboson
answers tbat be woo upward falrly
and witbout gulle.
Physlcally be was much like Lincoln
?s face with a network of llnes. put
there early by tbe vlclssltudes of bun
ger. deprlvatlon and sbatno. Like Lin?
coln, he was tall?tall enough to be
above tbe fags of polltical life. And.
llke Lincoln. be was ungainly and
walked with n sort of awkwurd sham
Aud tbere were in tbe story of tbe
boy Johnson sll the hardships and sor
dld surrouudiugs of tbe young Lin?
Here was a boy whose fatbcr was
tbe town druukard. Deserted by tbe
husband. bls mothcr took lu wasbing.
and Johu weut after these wasblngs
and dellvered them in his little red
wagon. At thlrteen years of age he
left school and weut to work to help
aupport tbe famlly.
In these few seuteuces ls eondensed
a world of porerty aud lack.
Neverthelees. at tbe age of flftecu be
made the motber sell ber wasbtuba.
aud at twenty-three be was tbe editor
aud half owner of a leadlng weekly
Then this youthful editor. tbe son
of Gustar aud Caroltue Jobusou. Swed
Isb iiumlgrauts. weut steudlly up In
tbe esteem of tbe people. Hardsblp
and prlvatlon. dlsgrnee and worry. hnd
made of him an bonest. slueere. manly
Nomlnated for goveruor, his oppo
nent apread tbe story that his fatber
bad died ln tbe poorbouse. wbleb be
md. a victlm of alcoholic manla.
Llke Lincoln wben Douglas tauntod.
him with bls early obscuiity. Johnson
made no answer. But the full story
oame out. and lt eleeted Johnson.
Becoming governor. be took up ev?
ery questlon preseoted to him. careful
ly flgured out what was tbe rlght tblng
to do and dld lt. He was careful. bon?
That ls why ln a state strongly op
posed to him he was twlce re-elected.
No man ever got nearer the bearts of
the Mlnnesota people.
Vouug man. you can safely lmltate
the career of this honest man.
If you are i>oor aud obscure. so was
be. Nor was he a "briiliant man." He
was better?a rlgbteous man. All bls
life he simply dld the best he knew
how. And the people had the utmost
eonfldence In him, which was his cbief
You can emulate tbe Hfe of John A
Johnson and not go wrong very far.
He was tbe Lincoln klnd.
- ? ?* '
intellsctual Achievemants Born of
Viafona ln Slcap.
It ls well known. says H. Addlngton
Bruce ln Surcess Magaxlne. tbat
dreams have stlmulated men to re
markable Intelleetual achievements
and bave even supplled tbe materlal
for these achievements. Tbus Cole
rldge composed "Kublal Khau" In a
dream. Tartlnl got bls "Devil's So
nata" from a dream In which the devll
appeared and challenged him lo a mu
slcal comnetltlon. ir was a dream tbat
gave Voltaire the flrat canto of bls
"Henriade." and Dante's "Dlvlna Com
medla" ls llkewlse sald to have been
inspired by a dream.
Many uovellsis 011 thelr own admls
slon have ohtulncd the plots for some
of thelr l>e*t works from materlsls
prorkied ln dreams. A partl<ularly
impresMlve insiance Is that of Robert
Louls Slevenson. whose "Obnpter on
Dreams" ln bls book "Across the
Plains" shonld l?e read by all who
would learn what dreams can do for n
man intellectually. The solutton of
Itaffling maibeiuatical prohlem*. ihe
Ideas necoKsury to complete hoiiic 1m
ventlon. huve lieen supplled ly dreams.
Ocensloiially me dreiiiner has been
known lo rl*e ln hl? sioep and J??t
down Ihe lurormntion thus ncquired.
In sneh casex he usiiallx foreet* all
Rlmni Ihe lielpfnl rirvrim nt-d itfj itwak
Ing ls preailv surprlsed iii tindimr llie
reconl he has made r?r It. ivhW-b mIkiwd
tbrll-HM wi:b tlie vlsions so |Mi|elitly
intliiciwli'v ?~alib-li Is posslhle for
dreams i<> ntd i man ln an InteMeWiial
wtiv \vPh?-ttf his iH'Ing con.s. loiisly
n' ? '?? 10.
#" ? ??
?Why aren't there more Christmaa
glfts that are appropriate for uieu?"
and "Are there auy norel preaeuts ao
the stereotyped collar box, bat bruah
or stickpln will not have to be glveu
this Christmaa?" are queirtious ofteu
henrd at thia seasou of the year. par
tieularly by womeu who do fancy
work. And for once tbe anawer may
be that there la at ieast one attractlve
glft that an iugenlous woman who U
' clever with carpenter'a toola can make.
This present ls a novel pfpe rack. To
make the rack procure four boards
from a curpeuter?two eighteen inches
I long by six Ittcbes wide aud two elght
een inches long by flve Inches iwlde.
| In one of the latter pleces get a car
penter to bore four holes three-elghtbs
of an Inch iu diaraeter and runnlng
? leugthwise ln tbe board. The two end
1 holes are four Inches from tbe endn of
the board, and all of the holes are two
! attd a half luchea apart. The two
larger boards are Joiued togetber by
meana of braccs, which acrew ou the
back a with very small acrews. Flve
inches from the top of the louger side
is fastened the board with the holes ln
It, ao that it makea a sbelf on tbe flrat
plece. Then. flve inchea below this, ia
fastened the other board iu the same
man&er aa the flrat?by meana of
acrews from the back. The rack ls flu
ished as far as the carpenterlng goes.
The upper ahelf ls for tho plpes, the
holes being made for them to rest In,
whlle the lower shelf ls for tobacco
boxes, matcbew. etc.
Tbe uext thing ie to staln it the pop
ular uilsslon color. Tben get screw
eyes aud put them on the back, and
through these put pieture wlre to hang
It by. Tbe hardest thing ls to pxint
Hl*>ve tbe ftrst ahelf. "A Man's Beat
Friend." Falnt the letters with gold
palnt. which seta off the dark color of
tbe wood and glves the rack a finished,
Gift For the Golfer.
For the use of the up to date father
the golf score and chniigc purse cora
b 1 n e d makes a
eu t. T his Is
kld. the back be
lug stiffened by
means of a plece
or the snappen*
that are used for
gloves can be
utllixed for the
clasps. A loop at
the top ls useful
to pass over the
belt, whlle the
OOL.F acoiut no miniature golf
chavok pDBsa 8tiek la a toy fas?
tened on by silk cord.
A Tobacco Pouch.
When wife or daughter makea a to?
bacco pouch for the pater be's alwuya
dellghted. A pretty -pouch ln rich
browu or dark greeu, llned with a
maroon ailk, would be attractlve when
tbe edges are plukcd aud a druw
string of heavy ailk with loug taseels
run ln near the top. It'a not the kid,
the Uufng or the cord that makes these
bngs so unusual, for without the iuou
ogram or creat done iu gilt thread or
ln brlght colored sllks the poucbea,
aslde from being handmade, would be
qulte tbe same aa thoae bougbt ln the
shopa. But with an attractlve einbleni
or two or three luitlals prettlly ctu
broldered ln oue corner the iiouches
are presents auy man, no matter how
surfelted wltb glfts, would be glad to
recelve at Christmaa.
Not New but Well Lik?d Praaant.
Knltted or crocbeted ties. though not
noveltles, will be deelrable glfts, for
they are serviceable aud, being made
by band. are valuable acceaaories to
any wardrobe. Iu plalu green, darr
cardlnal or made of a comblnatlon of
two tone effect s or of two strongly
contrastlng colors. sucb aa black and
red or orange and blue, tbey are strlk
ing contrasts as ueckwear.
The Ever Ueeful 8havina Case.
An attractlve glft for a man is a
shavlug case. This is composed of
white ti.saue paper cut to the proper
siae. whlle the outside case of blue
Unen, with the seama outllned ln wblt?
silk, ls iu the shape of a football. The
top ls fastened with inch wlde sutlu
ribbon of any color.
A Chriatmas Praaant.
It la not often that ou# can flnd a
sulrable glft for an elderly man whoae
eyes are weak. A readlng glass of the
new klnd, with a handle and a leather
case, would be acceptable. The peraon
lu doubt sbould experiment with thia
as a Christmaa glft thia year.
On the AuiHson rlver aeverai lndlan
trlbea use suuff. oalled pareea, wbkh
la made of the aeeda of a apevies of
plant. When a bout of snufl* taklng la
determined ou tbe people becoree hlgh
ly intoxlcated aud tben use the sntiff.
Tbe effect of pareca la ao vlolent tbat
tbe taker dropa aa If ahot and llea ln
aenslble for sorae time. Tboae more
accuatotned to lt are highly exclted.
danclug aud slnglng aa If nrad. The
effect soon subsides. Other trlbea uae
lt to repel ague during the wet aeason.
Plenty to Do Them.
"Remeinber tbat you can't do every
tblng with money."
"Oh. I know tbat. But tbe thlnga
you can't do wltb money are being
done by so mauy other people that
there's no reaaon why one sbould want
to do them."?Chlcngo Itecord-Herald.
"How did you manage to aee every
thlng ln Itoine luside of two daya?"
"Well, you see. we got up early, my
wife went to the abops. my daughter
to tbe pkture gallerles. and I took ln
the re.stauranls. Iu the evening we
cowoered notes."?Fllexande Blaiter.
Their Methoda ln Sattla and Their
Syitam of Segnala.
At flgbttnK ou byrsebaek tbe Moor*
at? ufl< pts aint exxreutely tnoblle. Bnt
ttsvy are lucorrUdbl.v laxy and seldom
Laddlge lu ulght attack. Wheo they
alttsck ln force tbe tioraemeu ueually
glve a Uft to the foot soldlers wbo ac
coiuiMiiy them or allow them to ruo
ulongskle and bokl 011 to a atirrup lron.
Tbe mounied inen tben tuake a charge.
wbeel rouud and retlre aud uiake way
for tbe foottneu. wbo crawl aloug tbe
grouud. almoat iovlaible. aud who rise
to the attack If they eonie wlthlu etrik
lug dlstance of the ?nemy. Aa a rule.
tbe Itlfflaua prefer to lure detacbed
partiea Into au ainbush or *$eflle and
thus Intlkt heavy low upou tliem. Tbe
uiounted uieu seldom dlxmount to flre.
and their flrlng. being from tbe sad
dle. is very lUnccurate. Sbould tbe ad
vanee of tbe wblte iroopa be alow or
besitnting tbe Moora effect a bold
comblnntion betwevn horsemeu and
foottneu aud geuerally succeed ln In
fllctlng beavy lossea ou tbelr euemy.
Tbe prime tacilcs of tbe Moora are to
delay tbe advance of au euemy aa
much as poaalble by mouuted rifle ore
until they cau dlacern Its extent and
directioti and subsequently to try en
veloplng the ndvauclng force. The
trlbea also ludulge in aolping. but not
to a very great extent. aud they also
tlght Indlvklually. They do not negleot
opportunltlea for stratagem and can
effect some very clever ruaea. Tbey
are nlso gullty of abuslug tbe servicea
of tbe white flug lu action.
The Moorisl) Intelllgence ayatem ha
an excellent one, aod tbe trlbea are
seldom without Informatlon regarding
the movements oT au enemy. They
have also au excellent ayatem of slg
nallng at nlgbt by means of sniall tires
dotted about tbe billa and ravlnes.
which are obacured and revealed ln
accordance wltb ao lugenlous code of
alguala known to tbemaelvea.?Cblcago
PUYING THE STOCKS. _x
He Who Has Knowl.dge and He Who
Gambles en Qosaip.
Of tbe many popular deluslons touch
Ing Wall street and its people none la
more pcrslstent x>r more dnngerous to
tbe outslder than tbe bellef that from
nothing great i>ertun?ent fortnoea have
beeu made by ahrewd and lucky spec
ulation In pricca. lt lan't true. We
dlfferentlate here between specutation
In prices onty and tbe klnd of legltl
mate apeculatlou wblch seeka to anticl
pate great economlc chuugea. Legltl
mate apeculation haa Its translution
Into prices. too. but It takes, flrst. orlgi
nol capital ln som ? reasonable propor
tlon to the proflts expected and. aec
ondly. tbe trentniotit of eiceptional
opportunlty with correct Imagluatlun.
Its rlska at best arerery large. Among
our Wall street acqaalntances are aev?
erai hard hended nien who snoeeed ln
mnklng $25,000 a year by specnlatlon.
Not one of them haa a capital of lesa
than $250,000. They make It enrn
about 10 |ier cent.
Take Blank. one of the ableat specu
lators we know. He him made nalf a
million dnllara durlnc tbe past flre
yeara. Very bandiome retnrn. you
aay. Eet us look at Blaok. He was
tbe chlef arcountant of one of the blg
rallway Ryatem* wben nn uncle. dylng.
left blm J20.000. Mlnd you. he waa an
exi?ert rallway statlatlcian and an ex
ceptlonally nhle yoang man to boot.
He knew his own road Hke n book. as
well an some other ttilnp* tbat only the
dlrectors were nwnre of. Tbe atoek of
the ayatem looked rheap to blm. and
he used bls r*O.O00 to margln 4.000
sharea. A bnll mnrlcct was beginning.
and wlthln a mottih or two Blank'a
capital had fncreaaed to $00,000. Be
was content with a ten polnt rlse.
though the stook advanced ten polats
more. Tbat was the flrat of Blank'a
deals. Twelve months later he won
agaln. He thouglit that the atock of
a certain western syatem wna selllng
below ita valuo nn<! set nhnut an In
vestigatlon to flnd tbe fact*. He blred
a flrat claan englneer and a retlred traf
flc nianager to trnvel from one end of
ibat rallmad to theotber. and he blm
self analyzed the accounta. Wben all
the reports were in It seemed to blm
tbat the ayatem was earnlng enoujrh
money to Justlfy an lucrease of Its
dlvidend. and be |)lunged once more.
He waited six tnonths for his polnt
this time. and hla Investigatlon had
cost blm $.1,000. He^ made $50,000.
Good Interest. you aay, bot thlnk of
Blank'a 8|>ecial equlpment for tbe
game and tbe trouble be took to be
rigbt. You. Mr. Tblnmerglnlst. after
readlug the Wall atreet goasip In your
dally pajter. adveuture your thousand
or two thousand dollars aud expect to
double your money. Mark tbe dlffer
ence.? John Farr ln Everybody'a Mag
Ttnnyion'i Firat Poemg.
The wlnd cauie sweepinjr through the
garden of nn old IJncolnahlre rectory
one uiorulng lti the beginning of last
century aud blew upou a chikl of flve
yeara old. wbo opeued his arma to the
blaat aud 1ft It carry blm along. cry
Ing as be traveled. "I bear a rolce
that's calling in tbe wlnd." Tbat waa
Tennyson'a flrat llne Of poetry. The
flrst poem lie ever rompoaed was writ
ten tinon a slate one Sunday uiorulng
at Loutb. Tbe aubject. set blm by bte
brotber Charles. was "Flowera," aud
llttle Alfred covered hla alate wltb
blank verae after tbe tuodel of Tboio
aon's "Seaaoos.' IIls next attempt waa
an elegy upon hla grandmotber. wbo
had just died. wiitten at the request
of his grandfather. Wben lt waa writ
ten the old man put 10 abllllnga Into
the boy's baud aud aaid. "There. tbat
ls tbe flrat mouey you have evef earn
ed by your poetry, and. take my word
for lt. lt will be tbe laat."-Weatmln
A Short Lived Club.
One of tbe most short lived clubs
ever formed waa tbe Club dea I-akle
urs?club *?r ujily wotuen-orgauixed
by tbe Frlucew* 1'aullue Metternkh.
who was an Hegaut woman. but so
ugly tbat she used to call herself "a
wblte tuotikey." IVrhaps she felt lone
some. Auy how. abe trled to gather
some of tbe other womeu she kuew
wbo were not bles*ed with good looks
into a club. But tbe club prored un
I>o|)ulnr and died a uaturul deatb. The
princess got back at her woinen ac
qualntauces by remurkln^ tbat If there
were any candor ln them her club
would be overcrowded.
A Money Making Scneme.
"Yea. I'm workiog on a mouey inak
Jng acbeme to remove weeds."
"No. I'm hopluK to marry a rlcb
wldow.**? New Yort Telegram.
Think li Cheap.
"I think I aball go to Kurope."
"How tl?e deuce can you afford to go
**I can't^ but I can afford to thlnk* ?
CCPYRtO WT? AC
Anroaa aanrttng a rkatch and Saaortptloa may
qulctOf aaoarUilii oi:r oplnlon fraa wnailier an
iuratitloo la probablr patamabla, Cun;inunira
tkMia atrtotly confldanttal. HAROBOQa ??? Patanta
aant fraa. UMaM acaficy for aarorlnjr patem *.
Patanta taaan tbruuah knnu A i.o. rocvl??
aaarta? notu*. without cbanra. lu tSa
A aandaomaly nioatratad waokty. IJtrraat clr
urtiaj. Tornia. 4.1 *
i by all nenacleatoT*.
culatlon of any aeiantiao JoiirmU. Tornia. %3 a
raar; four mootha, *L 8o*d b
Draucb OtSoa. 06 f Bt, Wastilaatun. I). C.
^\y MoDONALI) LEE,
(IVlLENMINr r K AMISIRVETOB
tanda aurveyw) and pata made. K?t
"?I**?;. Kl "l" ?nd *P?clflcatteoii for BrMa
anrt vt?vluot WorK and cona?rnotlona o? "
JpeetanW-* To?>?T?,h* *"<? Tlrauabtlo
BRICK! BRICa! BRICK!
The plaee to bay Rrtek ts at
LE7IN T. BT/CK & Li\
*K E^rV?^. VJV.,
all erndcs of
P'VING ANO BUILOING BRICKS
We can deliver Brick to
anv pniut ort water front.
MARINE ENGINES: 2 horse power
$61: 2, horse power, $61; 3 horse
power, $71; 5 horse power, $99; ]n
| horse: power, double, $240.
I,. Kxtra powerful, ever sible and Re
liable. \\ e have been hunting for thia
ideal engine for over a year.
| OWEN'S RAILWAY,
; WEEMS, VA.
BALTIHORE ICE CREAM,
4*? HANOVEK aud
Ml *? CH4R1.E* *TS
j \ttenr?oi, la called tw Henry Murr*a lot
1 re?m- He |aon??it tkieoldeit and moat re
hahle manufactureta oT lot. Cream nnw ln
i liattioiore. He .!?.?? nothlua but the pureat
InirrwiioniH. aud It U alvraya kept up to a biirli
Mfies o| evotdlence. Aiiord?rimn witi
PURE and SOLID. LOWER than
Invite fishermen and others^sing
ICE to buy in Club Lots, saving
lossage, f reight and purchase price.
Write us?or, better still, get up a
club of users and let us know how
much you could use at a time and
we will make you an attractive
CBISFIELD ICE MT'G. CO
*rholwaai?ati<j Kwt*uD?ial?r in
lea's, Boys' and Ihtldreu's Keadj
made Clothlng, Hents' Furnlsl.
lug ttoods, Trnuka, Valises
4arket (lorner. Krederirtkanurg. Va
IF ABOUT TO USE
WALL PAPER OR PAIHT
Write us for samples and prices.
We have a limited number of
bundles of Wall Paper, 15 as
sorted rolls to bundle, for 25
cents. Add 25 cents for freight.
ADAMS' BOOK STORE,
Tall Oaks from little Acorns grevt
Big Flrea from little Atatcheo giow
Therefoie, be wine and Inaure your
prop'erty before it ia too late iu the
NOKTHRKN NbcK MCTUAL KlHK A SB'N,
(Home ofilce) Irvlngton, Va.
Leaa tban balf ihe uoat of old lii t
Maiine Railway Go.,
Now equtpped for haullug
aud repalring all claaaea of '
ttoatr lu ihtac w&tara.
We alao have a competent
force of carpentera.caulkera
and rlgaera Terma modei
ste; aattatactton euaianteed
We also have a ntoe Itue
of raoulda for launcbes and
V?'"hta ('all and ?e#> n?
WHEN IM 00 FOIK STOP AT
Most conveniently located Hotel
CORNER MAIN AND GRANBY STS
Rooms $1.00 and $1.50.
American Plan $2.50 and $3.00.
Fine Cafe (Lynn's) newly fitted up
on flrst floor.
Rappahannock Valley people make it
LANGA8TER UNION LODOE.No b"
A.r.a a. m.,
tbltd Monday, 11 a. m.
HKATBttVILLE LODOE.No 109,
a., r. a a. at.
8t.t??^ GommaDleailnna monthv
Fndsy after the tblrd Monday. 11 a ut
much needless pain when they delay using Cardui
for their female troubles. Cardui has been found to
reheve headaehe, backache, pain in the side and diz-i
ziness arising from deranged organs. Ii does more
than relieve,?if used persistently,?many have writ
ten to say that it cured them.
It Will Hclp You
Mre. Mfljrwell Johnson, Tampa, Fla,, writea: "Cardui cured
pie after doctora and everything elae had failed. I had been suffer
wg with numb apella ever since I waa 16 years old. One day I
decided to take Cardui. I have now taken 5 bottles and I can aay
that it has cured me. I advise all suffering women to give Cardui
a long and fair trial."
Mrs. Johnson auffered yeara. Have you? Do you wish to?
Butwhjeufferatall? Take Cardui. Give it a fair triaL
AT ALL DRUG ST0R3S
The greatest line of heating stoves
produced direct from factory. Mer
chants can save money by writing for
cuts and prices on stoves, pipe and
elbows. A lot of heavy extra large size
double WOOL BLANKETS for $2.50,
worth double the money.
E. C. NINDE,
Furniture and Carpets,
Oeo. U Sqalroe, Prae,
J. r. Krllow, s*r'}.M?nrr
The Lancaster Lumber & Building Co., mc.
ffgfa". OCRAN, MA.,
tSaah, l)oora, Blinds, Mouldings, Bracketa, Ceiling, Flooring, Siding
Turned Work, rffnd ttaila, BalupterB, and Building Ma'erial
in (teneral. Alao MotC*. and Box Shook.
rer.iedy sold and
guarantee.j to cure Colds,
Coughs and Lung Diseases.
Its wonderfu! curative qualities are
recognized after taking the first dose.
Try Indian Tar Balsam for your next
cold; you will be surprised by its prompt action.
I nevei fails.
On sale at best general stores and druggists.
PRICE 25 CENTS.
Indian Tar Balsam Co.
THE CREAM OFTHE NEWS.
That's What Keaders Get In The
Local, County, State, National
and Foreign?all simmered down.
We have iri operation (beaidee cur newspaper
deparfcment) a mafjrniflc^nt Job Pnnting Departr
mont, and a*e prepared to do work equaJ to an^
that can be done by any office ta the state oi
Our prioes are roek bottom *iid based ou
CH11 and eee us. oar write for our pr icc*
Best Materials. Best WorKmanship
ln flact, ail work in tne Jofc Prmttae ttne execnt^f
'flBB miizsy riiiiiisuiaji \tom. inumiua. ?&
Karjland, Delaware * Virginia
folk aud Iti. ppa
hannock Rlver Koutes.
Scbedule io effeet March 11. IttUB.
BA1.TO.. I .?!'!?? ll.\NMl? K ? KKKIH,
8te?iDera leaw B-tlt<more Pier 3 1 ijrhT Rt
as fol owi *t?th?r |x rmiitina-i Humiav l"-*
noon. Tueaday uti.l 'I hurtulay 4:?0 p. m. lor
?Weatland. hurtb Kno. Mu> Creefc wV,rI
Ht..ne. Irvinirton. W.-.-tdh, Mlllenbeck. Mei rv
loin-. Ottoman. Moran. Huiban. I'rltnn
Mti? aahuo. Wu'er \'i,w. w hp?i?,.t- ?Hav
Port, 8barp? Ilowlvra. V?n Weliiorda.
rappabanmwk 9 a. m.. NaylorS Hole Hland
n< Id. Cnrtero I.:iy Onu. JJ.h -datown. ShuihUth
Wilnnmt < r. ccilMWs. Port Kf>yal. PoitCon
w?y. H?y Mount. Ilop Vard, Katelfffea rrod
??t?-uuier leavinir oiiSun/tavdoea not utop
*<>n Moi.?Ihj> st. amcr will leave Leedatowa
ut 1 ?? a. in.
' MIIM..,f I.UfUMSV,.,,,.
Stnttrur kaarea Ital* iw >r?- WtKlneatlav ?n,i
Kri.no 4:?ip. ?>. formorta Knrt. mTmVr?k
?WfelleM i <?. Irvitiittun, *,,,n? Xji| tnbc<>fc'
JH^rhe,., ?garr^S. r.Jbann.. MonlXS:
?* btuln>iif. U nter \ Ji-w. ?Sbarps, M Ht.i.ahan
?tMeeawe Ivavlnir HaJtltnore .n Wedneeday
will only a op at landing-s marked.
? Kt l> ?.. TAPFaHANNUlK & ULTO.
Stcamrn l?-?vf Fredeitcktburtr Sundaa
Tueeoayai.dThurHday Z t?. m. for Ratcllffe.:
Hop Yard, Haymonnt. Port Conw.y. Port
Knygl. Ort-enlawa. w timont. H.jnderw. LiZdl
hay nr? ?:.tni. in.. TgppHbann<H3k 7:3t) a. m
Weltfor.t?,Warea. Ilowlera. Sbarna *::?0 e m
Bay Port. w bi-elivn. Water Vkw. Mut.aa.tM."
I rt.anna lf*0 n. ir... Murban?. MllleDbeck
Merry Polnt 2:30 p ... fittoni.n. MnrW
IvinKfon. W,,.nia. Wblte Sfone. Mtii t.e^k
5:30 p. m . North K..d Bji. m . wMt!,r,^ *-'?w?
Ar, he in ItaitiaiorcTueeday. 1 hur.dgy and
Satunlay nioi rmurs. *
T<\ TI' A H AN NOt'K BALTIMOKK.
Steamer. leave Tappabanoock. 7.30 a. m.
rue^dayaMd Thuraday.atoppingat WHlfords
Ware-. Bowlera. Sharpe K3Uh m ? ftai iwJ'
Burton. Hnrhana. Mlllenbeok. Irvlniton'
w?e.Wbh> 8?oi.e. Mlll treek. North R^d'
at^^^^nn^d";^ Por;hU^V * "0t
I.ea oTHppHhHtirock. weatber permittlnv
u.,wier. 8harpa. May Port. Wb-alton. Wavw
Vlow. Monaaaon. I rhanna. flurtooa. Burhat...
wiilenlwck. Mat-ry Holnt. (hfoman. MoTaua
Nt>rfh Ktirf. Ue*-iland. ???^"??a
??*;?: weatbp. PernlttiuK. for Tappa
h?..n.-ck. etop. inr at landiuga a* above ex
lorf. StnpplriKat Mowlera. Warea and W^ll
fordaon returr, tripf BaltlnjoreonTueadara.
after 2 |.. m. on aaillna; daye.
TblPt(rr.e-tHbU-ahowa tb? time- at which
aZSTSSL.'aS 5* ex?,oc,?J toarrlveatand de
pan tiom tneaeverai wnarvea, bur thelr ar
rlvalordfpartureatthettmea atated ia not
jruarttnteed nor doe. tbe company hold Itaelf
Frelaht rvcelvedln Daltlmore untll 4 p. m
on raillnir daj a. r
T -O ii^HSS!%fSfin! Maaaser.
i. MIjKDOCH. Uen'l Frt. and Paa?. Agt.,
w r? nr*\T~* a . ?. Maltimore, Md
V>. D. SCOTT. A?ent Frcdcrickabura;.
POTOMAC RIVER ROUTE.
Sehedule in effect Saturday. May 15tb itus
JSSmSS*""* ,K>tWeen B?"??oreand
-if.?Vo Bal ,n,OTt*. P?er 3, Lla-ht Street
e?JarhorW.,niitii..(r at&p.m , ev?ry MoadTy
? atMMSte* .nd KaturdHT. for tbe folwtfna
ilyorlandmaa. Alexandrla and *a?blna?oi?
iJtT m<m' ! "^5 ? MU *? hro ?ee. Ho?to
"alnutPolnt. Cuw.rt.. I ewi etta KuTile
l.o. R.- M,,..?lr Wrt ?(? nt a. Pi.,eV Poun 10
a. m . U-fiuardtown Saoi.a. AbelU. Cohrinns,
st.? e. IliiBhwtKHl. LaiKsaeter 4 p. m.. iiivc"
th!Sr H?,nt* ?'>m"nt- A.exgndrla.
?stops only on alfc-nal.
Ij-avw v*.,h|,l|ron I) C.. fo.tof Bevanth
Mreet. weather , er.-iitliur. at 4 p. m . eveiy
Monday W edn. adayaiid Saturday; ror tbe tol
,ow.,nfp|ver '""rtlnir" end lU'timore
w.HliliiKtnn.Alexandria 4:46p m..tliymont,
Liverpool Ponit.Hiven.il. |lu?h?(J ta^
a"."lri,V.'.,l,ru,M> 8too? I>'?>aerdtowti tt'g m
AtK-ira. Plney Pot?t. ?Tintra. Lodire 10 a. m
.. V-*u^ C" , *,nut P?>?n?~ ' owarta. Lewls
Porto Hello ,J ?. ,n.. Haltlmor?. ??omea.
?Mop onlv on sig-nal.
A rrivina ln Ua ttmore esrly Wedneeday ?t 1
day-nd Mond*y morninjrs ^'
rreurht reeeived in Haltimnre on sailiiur
da\ a until 4 p ra. *
This time-table showg tbe time at whioh
Meaniora may U> expected to arrl^e at au 1
dc|>art from tbe aeverai wbarvea. l.ut their
arrlval-ordcpartureat the tlnies atated ia not
g-UMi-Miiteed nordoca the l'oni(>any bold ltaeir
ret-lKinsllile for any delay or any coneeuuences
STKPllKNSONfc UHt ).. Ajrt 4.. Waablmrton
Hh^HDONand i.H MK.-> A*ta..Alex?1!dria.
Baltimore, Cbesapeake A Atlantic
j^SBSl kailway co
I'iaiikatank Rlver LIne.
Schodule in effect May 2nd HMaJ.
nuiVi'Mmt'r lc*VO" ?VerSU*TM Street wharl.
Baltiroore. every Sunday and Wedneadav
w..Hth.riK5rmHtfn?. for r n* port aud ioter
nudiato lundinira.aa foliows
lasavs Italiimore 5 p ni.," Mlla 2u?? a ni
?asassosa 2:45. Tlper-. a lilac well-" bSl
Fleeton 4. Ttabs 4:1... ttvUkHM rUrdfiS
AHa v..yaB:i,. (Jr ..?? Po-nt 7:1(1 llyrdto . 7 X
KilmariKH-k 7:;*l (K-ran K:4.r.. Jackaon'a PrriTk
lIit..hrMki;t.r,,iu "* oBaTiW^Stiva
titeh tt 12:'/ip. m. Leave- Kuarka 1:3Up. m..
Warel. uae l:i\ O-nrana 2. Green Poiot -'1.
Mampera &au. iiland*3 arrlve Freeport4:?i*
Keturiiiiijrateaiurr oave- Preeiiort f r llal
timoi.and iiitc-rm?-diate landiiura every Tuoa
mSwk Frtd y- we*'h*r M ?SfcaTaa
U-ave Kr.r,K,rt 7 a.?.. Illan-'a 7:10,8tampera
...k.t.r .ii Poiut :4V C nrada K, VVareh.'uso
trickttMM 0:4fi .Jackaona Ireek llUaj Oorana
ByrdtouS. Hardi irs 3 Parveva 31& VLaa**?
? *K! ^?fftvlllMaffMfi ?. BlackLwX
TMarJme cabie abowa ihe fimea at which
gggFigJBP-H?? '??"??! to arrlve at and dol
pan Irum the nevwral wharvea, but tbeir ar
rival or depanure a> the tim?a .tar^d ia uot
auaranteed, nor doea tbe Company bold ituMf
i. ,';M"D Thombok Qen. Manarer.
! iv- Do?N"V.Aaent.lialtlmore.
Qen. Fioixht aud Paasenarer Airenf.
IHE8APEAKE ATEAMftHIP Vt>
KLBOa NT PARSBNGBRSTBAMRRa "COL
t'MBIA" AND "ADOU8TA."
Koroid Polnt Comfnrt and Nortolk. Va.
oteaiBrm le?ve Baltimore dally uuroeot
Sunday. at 6:*) p. ?,.. MUd arr ve OldpSlnt
Comfort at a a. no. and Norrolk at 7rtiu a/m
whereoonnectb.n ia made wltb he RaMLlnea
for alipotnuboutk "??wiunsi
??YORK KIVKR LINK.?
BL.UANT 1'ASSKMIKK 8TKAMBK ?? *T
l.ANTA- Por WKST POINT and
*?T3fm?j?2? u*'??"'Ore Tueaday. Thure
Pol.tat 7:45a. m .and ttlcnmond a *? o* in
Hieameracall at olouoeater Polnt t.ieml
ant*g.Ctay BaukandAlmond?g. u,OT* 1,ei?
8TKAMXHS LBAVB BALTIMOKB KBOM
Tbroug-h tlcketa to all potnts may be aa
cured^ la?Kfc-aae ch?cked and Htate"w?n? "*
served frotn tlieOlf? T.cket OgteaTaaTSVS
K. ??lt.inore?t.orthe<??noralO?oee uJht
ana Lee 8t . iUltlmore. Md. ""?"?. **?*?
KBURRN POSTRtt. R J CHI8M
T H^nnA^SI*'. ?Sa. P^-^ttKerA^nt.
T H. MoDANNBU A*g*t Uen'l Pa-e Arfe.-.t
DICHMOND, FRRDERICKSBURG A
POTOMAC R R
Schadula ln effect January 4th, 1909.
LEAVE FREDER1CKSBURG. NORTHWARJ>
6 25 a. m. week daya. local.
7 06 a.m. daily.
7 21 a. m. daily.
10 29 a. m. daily. local.
1 28 p. m. week daya.
6 30 p.m. daily, local.
7 01 p. m. daily.
10 09 p. m. daily.
LEAVE FREDERICKSBURG. SOUTHWARD
5 56 a. m. daily. A. C. L. train
6 01 a. m. week daya. local.
8 58 a. m. Sundaya only, local
g * ? "> <l*'>y. S- A. L. train.
12 49 p. in. week day?, local
6 21 p. m. daily. A. C. L. train
6 68 p. m. daily. local.
9 06 p. m. daily. S. A. L. train.
da^T* POTO W**hm?ton arivea IIMi.m. WMa.
Arrivala and departurca not K?iamnt*ed
W. P. Tayuw. Trafflc Manaa-ar
C. C. Gox. AaentT^ ?****?.
SHOPPINU FOR LAOIKH.
Save travelinv expenaeaand bave>r>r>a>
ahopplog done hv Wm J. P. Weanler
S2??4 0a. St. Rnlllmore. Rhe is ia
rl<ise tou.ii with ih. hoai at..rea and ra?
aaveoar ladle* money on tbelr pnrrhaaes
ln a'l Hnea |i araata th?m noihtng extra.
aamplea seut upou re^uest.