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BY ARTHUR ft. 8MITH. epriog is the gayest of soasons, ot the befit of all times, my love, as heart-off'rlugs, ipoetical rhymes I And the PTOSOQI fc'o 1 eond tneo, These few tin Oh, no, I'll not "soar to the stars, love" For a lay that would molt thy dear heart: But simply I'll Blag how I love thoo, -a™ And how dear to me ever thou art I $b "AH the bee loves tho And that'B all. Tiuly, Dollie, BETRAYED -OR- DARK MARRIAGE MORN. A Romance of Love, Intrigue and Crimi. BY MRS. ALICE P. CARRISTON. CHAPTER XII., DIBHONOBED. Tho President of the Atlantic National Bank, in which Eugene Cleveland had been assistant bookkeeper, and in which Bay Fielding was sli I employed, was Sidney Leland. Esquiro, ft near neighbor of the Hon. SherwooJ Elliston, and a very wealthy and important porgonage, in deed. He hnd mnrried young, and had two grown-up children a son and a daughter. The son, Warren Lolnnd, was not far from twenty-eigtt yei rs of ngo. Tho daughter was some years ouncer. On lonving Lis uncle's house that event ful afternoon Eugene wnlked slowly to ward the next corner, lingering for a stage to ovcitake him. As ho arrived opposite tbe Leland man sion the door opened and a young man issued forth. He was not only strikingly handsome but very ttyl'sh-looking, and had (hat indescribable air of tho elite which, without words, proclnimed to all the world how exceedingly well satisfied he was with himself and his position in life. An unaccountable feeling of aversion seized^ Eugene, find ho experienced a sensation such as one is said to feel when an enemy walks npon his grave. "Warron Leland," he muttered, ns he passed 00. Wonder what he's up to no'w? Home deviltry, I'll be bound. Leland, after nod of recognition, walked slowly down the street. Presently a' cab approached. Ho sig nal the driver, nud, as it drew up to the sidewalk, said: "Grand Central Depot," and sprang in side On reaching the depot, ho bought a ticket for Bedford Park, and a little later landed at that station. He made his wny to ono of tho most attractive reots of ihe villago on foot, and presently stopped before a gate upon which a gentloman, a little older than himself, was leaning. This man, Hobart Brownell, had been his classmate and chum at Yale. He loved Lelnnd, arid trustod him. He had been poor, but now was a suc cessful civil engineer, aurt likely, in the near futures to bo very rich. His family consisted of his wife, a very beaut fal Inly some years younger than himsolf, and her mother. Leland, since leaving college, had lost sight of Brownell, and had only recently met him again aud become acquinted with his wifo. But Bince he had first soon her, his visits to Bedford Tark had Ijcou quite frequent, and had resultod in seriously disturbing Amy Browneli's peaceof mind. At first she had only been dazzled by tho elegant Wiirren Leland but soon, without herself really knowing it, thiB man had takeu possession of her very soul. He, seeing clearly the situation, was a little disquieted at the courso things were taking, and nlade some slight effort to divert it. But men, who in fencing wish to spare their adversary, often lind habit too strong for them, and lunge home in spite of themselves. Besides, he began to bo really interested in Amy Brownell—in her unsophisticated ways, at once artful and simple, provoking and timid, suggestive and reticent—in short, charming. And so it was he was now standing at the gate facing her husband. "lay friend, said tho latter, *as you are here you can do me a great favor. A tel egram calls me suddenly to Chicago. I must go on the instant. The ladies are feeling quite blue pray stay and dine with them! I can't tp'i what (ho deuce oils my wife. She is weoping half tho time. My mother-in-law has a headache. Your presence will cheer them. So stny, I beg of yori." Leland refused, hesitated, maJe objec tions, and, of course, consented. He went in, and his friend presented him to tho ladies, whom the presence of the unex- Sected guest seemed to cnoer a little, rownell started for the depot,, after re ceiving from his wife an embrace more fervent than usual. The dinner was really cheerful. In the atmosphere was that subtle es sence of coming danger of which both Leland and Amy felt the exhilara'ing in fluence. Their excitation, as yet innocent, employed itself in those lively sullies— those brilliant combats at the barriers— that ever precede the more serious con flict. About 9 o'olock the headache of Amy's mother became more violent. She de clared she coald endure it no longer, and must retire to her chamber. Leland wished to withdraw, but tho elder lady insisted he should wait uutil .it was time for the next tiain. "Let ray daughter nmusoyou with some music until then," she added. Left alone with her guest, the younger lady seemed embarrassed. "What shall I play for you?" the usked, in a constrained voice, taking her seat at the piano. "Oh, anything. Play a waltz," answered Leland, absently. The waltz finished, an awkward silence ensued. To break it she aroso hesitating ly, then clasping her hands together, ex claimed "It seems to me there is a storm com ing. Do yon not think so?" She approached the widow, opened it, and stepped out on the veranda. Is a second Leland waB by her side. The night was beautifully clear. Be fore thorn stretched the somber shadow of the treeB, while nearer trembling rays of moonlight s'ept upon the lawn. Their trembling hands met and for a moment did not Beparate. "Amy!" whispered tbe young man in a low, broken voice. She shuddered, re pulsed the arm he passed round her, and hastily re-entered the room. "Leave me, I pray you!" she cried, with an impetuous gesture of her hand, as she Bank npon the sofa and buried her face in her hands. Of coarse Leland did not obey. He Seated himself by her. In a little while Amy Brownell awoke from her trauce. How bittar was that awakening! She measured bt a first glance the depth of the' cvrfnl abyeB into whiph she had sud denly plunged. Hev husband, her mother, all whom Mho loved, whirled round like specters in the mad whirlpool of her brain. Sensible of the anguish of an irrepara ble wrtfng, she rose, passed her hand va cantly oross her brow, and muttering: "Oh, Gcd! Oh, God!" peered vainly into the dnrk for light, hope,, ret age. .There was nr ne. Her p. or soul oast itself ntterly on that «f her lover. She turned her swimming •yes 011 him, and said) "How you, must deipii* awl" a^^^^'^'8-"' """"TV, T"* Leland sweets of the blossom^— Tho blossom tho light of tho sun— 60 love I "thy smiles like the morning And the blush on iliy cheeks, darling one Wherever thou goost, my darling-' To lands of tho Orient uun. Or Occident—glally I'll follow 1( only tbou blddost, Bweot one. BF.LCHKU, N. Y. S5WSS 41^3! DOLUE. Kit, COVmTLVND. I cannot tell yon all my pain, I'OI-sorrow long has soncht mo Nor can 1 tell you oil tho jov lour welcome lttler brought mo. For I had heard tho wretched tale That you loved KriRlIah Pollie. on say it's false!. Dear Jim, come back— half kneeling on the ra'pet near her kissed her hand indifferently and half raised his Bhouldera in token of denial. "Is it not so?" sho repeated. "Answer me, Warren." His face wore a strange, cruel smile. Do not insist on an tnBwer. I pray yon," he said. "Then I am right? You do aospise me?" Leiand turned himself abruptly full toward her, looked straight in her face, and said, in a cold, hard voice To this frightful speech the poor woman replied by a wild cry that seemed to rend her while her eyes dilated as if under the influence of strong poison. Leland strode across the room and through an opeu doorway, slamming the door behind him, and so disappeared. Amy, who had listened, motionless and pale as marble, remained in tho same lifolcss attitude, hep oyeB fixed, her hands clenched, yearning from the depths of her heart that doath would summon her. Suddenly a singular noise, seeming to come from the next room, struck her ear. It was only a convulsive sob, or violent and smothered laughter. The wildest ana most terrible ideas crowded to the. mind of tho unhappy woman the foremost of them, that her husband had secretly returned, that he knew all—that his br.tin had given way, and the laughter was the gibberish of his madness. Feeling her own brain begin to reel, she sprang from the sofa, and rushing to the door threw it open. The next apartment WBB the dining room, dimly lighted by a hanging lamp. There she siw Leland, crouch ng upon the floor, sobbing bitterly, and beating his forehead against a chair which he clutched convulsively. Her tongue refused its offioe she could find no word, bnt seating horself neor him, felt the beating of his heart and wept silently. He dragged himself nearer, seized the hem of her dress and covered it with kisses his breast heaved tumnltuously, his lipB trembled, and he gasped the al most inarticulate words: "Pardon! Oh, pasdonme!" ThiB was all. Then he rose suddenly and rushed from the house. He hurried to New York. Bitter weariness, disgust of life and disgust for hiniBelf, were no new sensa tions to this young man but he had never experienced thera in such poignant in tensity aB at this cursed hour, when flying from the dishonored hearth of the friond of bis youth. He knew he had trampled all honor under foot. Like Macbeth, he had not only murdered ono asloep, but had murderod sleep itself. His reflections becaino insupportable. He thought snccessively of joining Stan ley in Africa, of enlisting to light Indians, and of getting drunk ere he reached the Hoffman House. Chanco favored the last design, for as he alighted in front of the hotel he found himsolf face lo faco with a palo young man who smiled as he extendod hie hand. Leland recoguizod on old friend. "The douce! You hero, Charley? I thought you in Europe." "I only arrived this morning." ^Quite well, I hope?" "Yes, and anxio'. for ono of our old times. How are all our fast friends?" "About as usual, I think. And if you are really anxious for a time, so am I. The truth is, I am a bear, a savage, a ghost! Assist mo to roturn to life. Let us go and sup with some of these sprightly people whose virtue and temperate habits are ex traordinary." 1 "Agreed, with all my heart." Half an hour later Warren Leland, Charley Raymond, and a half dozen guests of both sexos took possession of nu apart ment, the closed doors of which wo must respect. Next morning, at gray dawn, tho party was about to disperse, and at tho mo mont a rag-picker, with a gray beard, was waudering up nnd down before tho hotel, rakicg with his hook in tho barrels and piles that awaited tho street scavenger. In closing his purse with an unsteady hand, Leland lei fall a sbining told piece, which rolled into Ihe mud at tho edge of tbe sidewalk. The rag-picker looked up with a timid smile. "Ah!" he exclaimod "what falls into tho gutter should belong to the gloanor." "i ink it up with your teeth, then," au Bwered Leland, smiling, "and it is yours." Tbe man hesitated, flushed under hiB sunburnt cheeks, and threw a look of mortal hate upon Leland and the laugh ing crowd round him. Then he knelt down, buriod his chost in the mire, and sprang up the next mo ment with the coin clenched tightly be tween his sharp, whito teeth. The crowd applauded. Tho rag-picker smiled a dark smi'o, aud turnod away. "Hold on, my friend!" cried Leland, touching his arm "would you like to earn ten dollars more? If so, strike me in the face that will give you pleasure and do me good." The man turnod, looked him steadily in the eye, drew back a litt'.o, and raised his fist to strike, and then, letting it fall, exclaimed: "No! Keep your money, and I'll kee? my wrath. Wo shall meet again." And he walked away. on,UTElt xu I. AT THE OPERA—THE i'ATAL KISS. On reaching the counting-room at the publishing house, Eugene found himself in no mood to work. His mind was eternally dwelling upon Corn Elliston. "Who is this woman and what does she want of me? Is it love or vengeance which inspires her with this fiendish coquetry?" These were the questions ho askod himself. But whatever it was, Eugene waB not such a novice as not to perceive clearly the yawning abyss under the broken ice. He resolved sincerely to reclose it a ain between tbem forever. Tbe best way to succeed in this, avow edly, was to ceaso all intercourse with Clara. But how could siich conduct be explained to his undo without awaking his sus picion and lowering his wife in his es teem? So. this was impossible. He armed himself with all his courage, and resigned himself to endure with reso lute soul all the trials which tho love, real or pretended, of tho piren :oserved for him. Some little timo beforo this hiB name hnd boen proposed in a body of a certain powerful Bocret organization which had for one of its prominent objects tho maintenance among its members of all tho fixed pointB of honor in their strict est form. Indeed, tho members bound themselves to obsorvo, in their reciprocal relation, tho rules of tho pureBt honor. Those rules were specified in their code. 1: S&k This night he was summoned to appear for initiation. He presented himself, was received in duo form, and was astonished to find in the head of the order no loss a person thin his own uncle. "Now," be thought, with a sigh of re lief, "I am safe. We are members of the same order. He is my superior. Hohco forth his honor is icred to me." The next night he wont to tho opera. It was an impassioned play, and the house was crowded. Cora Eliiston oc cupied her own box. After the first net Eugene attempted to go to her, but meeting neveral acquaint ances in the passage, was prevented from doing so. While he wns talking with these, War ren Leland and Charley Raymond passed them, and the thought that they might bp going to Cora irritated him. At last, after the fourth act, ho went to visit her in her box, where he found her alone, hiB uncle having gone out for a few moments. Ho was astonished at entering to find the traces of te'irs on her cheeks. Her eyes were oven moist. She seemed disploased at being sur prised in the very act of sentimentality. "Music always makes mo nervous," she said. ./Indeed!" said Eugene. "You who al ways reproach n:e with hiding my merits, why do you hide yours? If you are still capable of weeping, so much the hetter." No! I claim no merit for that. Oh, my Godf If you only knew! It is quite the contrary. "J* "What a mystery you are!" "Are you very curious to fathom this mystery? Only that? Very well, be it BO! It is time to pnt an end to this." She drew her chair from the front of the box out of pubfic view, and, tnrning to Eugene, continued: "You wish to know what I am, what I fail aad what I think er }ou Ste. wish to know simply if I dream of love? Very well, I only dream of that and what IB yet more, if I have or have not lovers, or if I never Bhall have ajover, it will not arise from virtue., I believe in nothing, but self-esteem and contempt of others. These little intrigues, these petty pas BionB, which I see iu the world, make me indignant to the lottom of my soul. It seems to me that women, who give them selves for BO little, must be base creat ures. As for myself, to commit a sacri lege I would wish, like the yestalB of. Itome, a lovo as great as my crime, and aft teri-iblo as death "I wopt jui-t now during the fourth act. It was not becnuse I listened to the mar velous musio it was because I admire nnd envy passionately the superb and profound love represented. Aud it is ever thus—when I read-of such things I am in ecstasies. "How well the people of the sixteenth century knew how to love and how to die! On'e night of love—then death. That is delightful. "Now, my friend, yon must leave mo We are observed. They will believe wo love each othor, and as we have not that pleasure, it is useless to incur the penal ties. Good-night." "I thank you very much," replied En gene, tak ne tho hand she extended Jhim coldly, and left the box. He met his uncle in the passage. "Ah! my dear fellow," snid Mr. Ellis ton, seizing him by the arm. "I must tell you an idea that has boen in my mind all the evening." "What is it, uncle?" "Well, there are here this evening a number of charming young girlB. This set me to thinking of you and your lone liness, and I even said to my wife, that we muet marry you in due timo to one of these young ladies!" "Oh, uncle!" "Well, why not?" "It is Buch a serious thing. If one makes a miBtake in his choice "Pshaw! it is not so difficult to avoid that. Take a wife like mine, who has a groat deal of religion, not much imagina tion, and no fancies. This is the whole secret. I tell you thiB in confidence, my dear fellow." "Well, thon, uncle, at the proper time I will think of it." "Do think of it," said the other, in a serious tone and went to join his young wife whom lie understood so well. Eugene left the opera in a peculiarly disturbed state. His mind still dwelt upon his fair connection. He felt, how ever, more sure of himself, sinoe he had bound himself by the strictest obliga tions of honor. He abandoned himsolf from this mo ment with lees Bcruplo to the emotions and to the danger against which he be lieved himself invincibly protected. He did not fear oftener to seek tho so ciety of bis beautiful connection, and even contracted the habit of repairing to her house almost every day. Whenever he found her alone, their con versation invariably assumed on both Bides a tone of irony and raillery, in whioh both excelled. He did not forget her reokless confidence at the opera, and willingly recalled it to her, asking her if Bhe had yet discovered thiit horo of love, for whom she was seeking.. At last the night of tho ball camo. Corn's parties were justly ronownod for their magnificence and good taste. She did the honors with the grace of a queen. This evening Bhe had a very simple toilet, as was bocoming in the courteous hostess. She wore along dress ot dark velvet hor arms were bare, without jew ols a nocklace of largo pearls on her rose-tinted bosom, and a rich coiffure waB placed on her fair hair. Eugene caught her eye as ho entered, as though she were watching for him. Ho had seen her on the previous evening, ond they had had a moro lively skirmish than usual. Ho was struck by her brilliancy—her beauty heightened, without doubt, by the secret ardor of tho quarrel, as though il lumined by an interior flame, with all tho clear, soft splendor of a transparent ala baster vase. When he advancod to join hor and sa lute hor, yielding, against his will, to an involuntary movement of passionate ad miration, he said: "You are truly beautiful this evening Enough so to make one commit a crime." Sho looked fixedly in his oye, nnd re plied: "I should like to see that," ond then loft him witlftiuperb nonchalance. Mr. Elliston approached, and, tapping the young man on the shoulder, said: "Eugene, you are to spend tbo evening with me, you know. Let us retire to the snuggery." "Willingly, sir," and traversing two or three apartmonts they reached the retreat. It was a small, oval room, very lofty, tapestried with thick, red Bilk, covered with dark flowers. As the doors were re moved, two heavy ourtainB isolated it completely from the neighboring hall. It was here that Mr. Elliston spent the greator part of tho time during hiBpartieB and balls. Aftor an hour or BO spent in talking, Mr. Elliston throw himsolf on tho divan and Engene took up a took. Little by little the elder gentloman fell into a doze, his head resting on his cheBt. Eugene threw down his book, and, start ing up, placed his back against the man telpiece. lie listened vaguely to the music of the orchestra, and fell into a reverie. Through these harmonies, tho murmurs and warm perfume of the ball, he fol lowed in thought, all the evolutions of her who was the mistress and queen of it all. .He saw her supple and proud step he heard hor gravo and musical voice he felt hor breath. He was not positively in love but his imagination had roused itself all in flamed, before this beautiful, living, and palpitating statue. She was really for him more than a woman—more than a mortal. The antique fables of amorous goddesses and intoxioated Bacchantes, the superhuman voluptuousness unknown in terrestrial pleasures, were in the reach of his hand, separated from him only by the shadow of this sleeping old man. But this shadow was over between them—it was honor. His eyes, as if loBt in thought, were fixed straight beforo him on the ourtain which was opposite the chimney. All at once this curtain was noiselessly raised, and Cora presented herself under tho pile of curtains, her browsurmounted with her rioh coiffure. Sho threw a rapid glanco over the room, and after a moment's pause let the curtain fall gently and advancod directly toward Eugene, who Btood stupefied and immov able. She took both his hands, without speaking, looked at him steadily, throw ing a rapid glance on her husband, who still slept, and, standing on tiptoo, offered her lips to the yonng man. Bewildered utterly, and forgetting all elso, ho stooped down and imprinted a kiss on her lips. At that very moment her husband made a sudden movement and waked up but the same instant she WBB standing bofore him, her hands rosting on a little card tablo, and smiling npon him, Bhe Baid: "Good-morning, my dear!" He murmured a fow words of apology, but she laughingly pushed him baok on the divan. "Continue your nap," sho said. "I have come in search of Eugene. I want him to conduct a little party through the gar den." Her husband obeyed. She passed out through the hall. The young man, palo as a specter, followed her. Passing under tbo outer onrtain, fihp turned toward him with a wild light burn ing in her eyes. Then, before she was lost in the crowd, Bhe whispered, in a low, thrilling voice: "There is the crime?" ~'p man. This is attributable to two causes she has more passion, end Bhe has no honor. For truly honor is a reality and mint not be underrated. Honor is a noble, delioate, and salutary habit. It elevates manly qualities. It is the prudory of man. It is sometimes a force, and always a grace. But to think that honoris 11 suflluient that in tho fice of great in tereBtB. great passions, treat trials in life, it is a support and infallible defense that it can enforce the prccepts whioh come from on High—in fact, that it can replace God—this is to commit a terrible mistake. It is to expose one's self in a fatal mo ment to the loss of one's self-esteem, and to fall all at once and forever into that dismal ocean of bitterness, whe-e Eugeno Cleveland at that instant was struggling in despair, like a drawing man in the darness of midnight. He abandoned himself, on this evil night, to a final conflict full of ngony and he was.beaten. The next evening at -6 o'clook bo was at his.uncle's house. Mr. Elliston was in Washington. He found Cora at home, surrounded by all her regal luxunv Sho was looking a little pa'o-and fatigued. She received him with her usual cold ness and self-possesBion. "Good evening," she said. "How am you?" "Not very well," replied Etigeno. "What is tho matter?" "I fancy that you know." She opened her large eyes wide with surprise, bnt did not reply. "I entrent you, Cora," continued Eu gene, smilin/, "no more musio tho cur tain is raised, nnd the drama has com menced. "Ah, let ns see thatl" "Do you love me, OB you once told mo you did?" he wont on, "or were you sim ply acting, to try me, last evening? Can yon, or will you tell mo?" "I certainly could, but I do not wish to do BO." "I had thought you more frank." "I have my hours." "Well, then," Baid Eugene, "if your hours of frankness have passed, mine have commenced." "That would be compensation," she re plied. "And I will prove it to you," continued Eugeno. "I shall make a fete of it," Baid Cora, throwing herself into an ensy chair, like one who was making herself comfortablo 10^0njoy mi agreeablo couvers tion. I love you, Cora, and as you wish to be loved. I love you devotedly and unto death, enough to kill myself, or—you!" "ThaMs woll." said tho lady Boftly. But," he continued, in a hoarse and constrained tone, "in loving you, in tell ing you of it, in trying to make you sharo my love, I basely violate the obligations of honor which yon know of, nnd others you know not of. I put away from me tender memories, both sweet and sad. It is a crime, as you have said. I do not try to extenuate my offense. I Bee it, I judge it, and I accept it. I break tho last moral tie that is loft mo. I leave the ranks of mon of honor, nnd I leave also tho ranks of humanity. I have nothing human loft excopt my love nothing icred but you but my crime elevates itsolf by its very magnitude. ITO BB CONTINUED. Authors nnd Their Work. It is generally understood that when an author contemplates writing book he gives the subject deep nnd continu ous thought before putting his pen to paper. He reads all tho works he can find that treat upon tho matter in hand, and revolves it in Lis mind both day nnd night. Tnko Nonli Webster, author of Web ster's Dictionary how long and deeply must lie have pondered before com mencing his task. It might seem to iiie unthinking that almost anybody could writo a dictionary, there being no necessity for sticking to one sub ject very long, but it had its diflicul ties. Noah begau with the letter A, of course. He put down all tho words beginning with that letter that he could think of. Then, porhnns, I10 made up little parties of his friends, cunningly introducing as an evening diversion a game which required overy one present to write down any peculiar words ho could rccall that began v.ith A. Then another letter was Inken up, and so on. In this way quito a vocabu lary was secured, though the exercise must have grown monotonous to his friends. As Webster's work progressed and he advanced from letter to letter, how interesting it must have become to him. Such freshness ouch romance. Tho A's completed, he dived in nrnong the B's, hiving all that lie could find, not always coming off without a sting— from the critics. Then he finds him self overwhelmed in C's of trouble, which wring from him big, big D's further along, although he could after ward take'his E's if he wanted to. AVebster had words with his pub lisher continually, for he was a thrifty man and close in his dealings. His handwriting was none of the best, and printers used to dam his I's before they got to them, and call him a blooming J. This occurred frequently in the L-M-N-tary part of the work, Q-riouslv enough. A printer will do this stand ing right at his K's, even if it reducos the amount of his M's. Webster was a good many years get ting up his play (upon words), and yet, notwithstanding the work was so voluminous, he introduced but twenty six characters, known collectively as the English alphabet. Though taci turn in conversation, he was a man of more words than any other American author.—Texas Siftings. Ilen Butler's Wealth. Any list of Boston millionaires would be incomplete without the name of Benjamin F. Butler, who is estimated by close observers to be worth between $5,000,000 and $6,000,000. He is really more identified with Boston than with Lowell, though he has his magnificent residence in the latter place. His law offices in Ashburton place, Boston, are the finest in the city, and there he may be found early and late when not in court or travel ing, for, unlike most of the lawyers of Boston, he has a large practice in New York, Washington and Ohieago, whm'fi he has copartnership otlices. His law practice is worth $100,000 a year. He lives well, is very generous, and his famous yacht America is ono of the finest. The bulk of his fortune has been make by investing in manufac tories.—Boston Times. CHAPTER XIT. IN WOBDS OF BLOOD. 1 Eugene did not attempt to rejoin her, and it seemed to him that she also avoid ed him. A quarter of an hour later be left his uncle's house. He returned immediately home. Alight was burning in his chamber. When he saw himself in the glass in passing* his faoe .terrified him. This ex citing scene had shaken his nerves. He could no longer control himself. He saw Clearly that Cora, having de termined on her course, would go to any length to carry out her purpose, •The foot itself did not surprise him. Woman ie more exalted than man in ele vation of morals. There is no virtue, no devotion, no heroism in which she does not surpass him but on'-e impelled to the Yariap vX the abjisi *h* falls f»»t»r than Letter to Richmond Two Kinds of Conls. "You see this coat?" he queried of the proprietor of an establishment 011 Champlain, street as he stood in the door. "Vhell." "I paid you $5 for it, and the. sleeves have shrunk six inches." "I see." "What are you going to do about it "My frendt, it vhas your own mis' take. Wo liaf coats dot ddv sleeves shrink six inches, and odder coats dot der sleeves grow a foot. You vhas in a hurry and you doati' say which kind you want. You should always take' time in buying a coat. In sooch a caso as diB you should go by some machinery and have your arms pulled down."— Detroit Free Press. THE Germans are said to be much interosted in.M. Paul Oiffard's repeat ing air rifle, well-named "tlie miracle gun It uses a steel cartridge about a foot long and as thick as a man's thumb, which is charged with liquefied air nnd contains three hundred shots. Tho shots are expelled with great force and accuraoy, and without flash or smoke. The weapon is very inexpensive. THE discovery of- a new coal bed is reported from North Sydney- An ex port claims that there are 19,00CI,000 torn in tlw wmsi, -1 MM I THE ARIZONA KICKER, FGP •V A Backward Spring, but IliinlneHu la Gnoil. We extract the following items from theiast issue of the Arizona Kicker A Snni'I'.ISKD MAN.—Last week we had a friendly criticism on Jim Taylor, who keeps the whisky ranch at the othor end of the bridge. We stated that hiB den was probably the nearest imitation of Hadea to bo found on earth, and that the people of this section .were not do ing their duty in allowing Jim to con sume so much oxygen and hydrogen. It was intended as a pleasant little caution to Jim to set his shanty on lire and go hence, but he didn't take it that way. On Wednesday of this week lie came over to take our scalp. He didn't drop a hint os to his intentions, but when we caught sight of him a block off wo know by the jerk of his eyebrows that he meant us. If Mr. Taylor expects to make a suc cess in life he must carefully observe two or three things. Don't pull your gun too quick. Don't shoot before you get ready. Don't yell when you shoot, it only rattles your own nerve. He opened on us at a distance of 200 feet, whioh was 180 feet too muoh. He was in too great a hurry to take aim, and his bullets were wasted. His yells took away his breath. When he had fired six bullets at us we closed iu, put him on his back, and made him holler in about sixty seconds. The look of sur prise and astonishment on his face lis lie found himself licked was a laughable sight. The boys put him iu an empty barrel and rolled him around until ho was thoroughly weary, and yesterday he was chased out of his dive and de parted for tho mountains. IT DIDN'T FAIL.—Last Saturday tho Granito Hill Savings Bank, of this town, failed to open its doors, and a no tice was posted up to tho effect that it would opon in about a week and pay at least fifty cents on the dollar. The boyB got together about 10 o'clock and Mr. Duggan, the president, was invited to explain matters. He said he hadn't time just theu, but after a ropo had been passed over his neck he explained that tho failure had been caused by over confidence in silver mine investments. The boys doubted this, and Mr. Duggan was taken lo tho bank and compelled to show his books and his cash. After figuring for about two hours a commit tee found that there was money enough to pay SI.'17 on the dollar, and it was accordingly passed out and the bank wound up in ship-shape fashion. It was no failure, but Bimply going out of business. Mr. Duggan had calculated on a little scoop, but tho boys got ahead of him. Ho left town on fo ot, carrying a spare paper collar in his hind pocket, and he will probably look for some hay-seed town in which to begin life anew. We have a failure hero in trade now aud thon, but we permit 110 bank to fail unless all depositors are paid in full. FOR OTHER FIELDS.—Ex-Judgo Jim Harrison, who has boen a familiar fig ure on our streets for the last year, and who was supposed to bo a retired flour merchant from Minnesota, out liero to cure his asthma, is with us no more. Ho departed yesterday in charge of a do tectivo, and will bring up at Joliot as the end of his journey. Judge Jim objected to the course of the Kicker. He didn't like us one bit, and whon he saw us walking to tho front ho felt it a personal hit at him Belf. Ho threw out his hints that we wore trying to run the town, but that ho would make us chew cactus before he was done with us. One day two weeks ago he tried to forco us into a personal quarrol, and we learned after wards that he had a Derringer in his pant's pocket and snapped it at us, but it failed to go off. Believing that we could run the town better than the Judge, wo began hunt ing up his pedigreo, and in the courso of a week discovered that he was an es caped gentloman from state prison. He went away saying that he owed us one, hut as he has seven years yet lo serve wo shan't begiu to worry for some lime yet. STILT, HARPING.—Our jealous minded contemporary down tho street is still giving himself away in every issue of his old senile sheet, and such subscrib ers as he has, take it for the sole object of seeing what he says about us. The hair that broke tlie camel's back was our privato graveyard. Whon we went to an expense of $60 to remove the seven bodies to a nice little plat of ground, and to identify each grave with a nice headboard, his gall busted. He had no privato graveyard. He went out to shoot somebody, but was knocked into the Band and his gun confiscated. He hasn't the nerve to even throw mud at an Indian. Poor old man I Poor old contempo rary! Your sun went down kercliuck when the Kicker mat was established, and you havo been crawling in the moon light ever since. Blow awav if it, does your soul good. It doesn't hurt us any, and but for thisj escape valve'you might take rat poison or roll into the river.— Detroit Free Press. Trageily. A Chicken a New Jersey railroad As a train on was recently running through a coun try district a hen, with a brood of eleven lively chickens, found herself and her family directly in front of the locomo tive. There was little time to be lost, and the hen lost none. With wings and voice sho urged the chickens out of dauger. Ten of the little things were driven off the track by the old hen, and she was just beginning to cackle a self-congratulatory note whon she discovered that her eleventh charge was wrestling with a bug a few yards in front of the pilot. Instantly she flow back and with a blow of her ma ternal bosom sent the dilatory chicken flying through the space to safety but she had no time to follow, aud a second later she was a shapeless mass of feathers. The dreariest part of the tragedy, however, lay in tho infantile determination of the ten chickons on the other side of the track to follow their mother, for they were all disin tegrated by the wheels of the cars. The only one saved was the chicken whose gluttony had cauBod the catas trophe. A Utcral Definition. A young teacher wishing to communi cate with a friend in a grammar school about a mile away, sent ono of her scholars with a note directed to the young lady. AVhen the messenger ar rived at his destination the teacher chanced to be illustrating some loeaon to her pupils at the blackboard. She' therefore sent word to him to take chair. Whon at leisure she summoned the boy, who was supposed to be seated in the corridor, but he had disappeared. The young lady was nonplussed, bnt the mystery was solved whon, some time later, the boy returned, bearing with him the chair which had bi*on given him to sit upon. He had ac cepted the invitation "to take a chair." and had carted it upon his shoulders back to the school he came from. The teacher, aftor sho had recovered from the shock of Beeing him drag tho atrange chair up to her and deposit it by her side with a conscious air of duty well performed, had sent him back with it. He was pretty well tired out when he returned, and his only explanation was a sob and "You told me to take it." MRS. N. PKOK—Well, you neefr not look as if you were going to eat me. Mr, N. Peck—There's not the least danger that I will. I'm doud sure would not agree 4,Bic mm PI SICK 'IM, TIOE!" Tho wilil ro l'.0B«0mB by tho aneiMi^ The tigerIIlie* blorm: 8fs» In the meadow lands tbo cblldrcn Book, Aloft tho cat-tailB loom 'Tin fair midsummer oil around, The craPB 110 moru la damp. 1 abound An'l ih."W win evorvwhero Tbo bring' ailed the tramp. Tbo brindlc bull dog uow will llo Tb* currant bu&b beneath. Anon will snap a buzzing fly, ,/• ATIOU will grit ills teeth .. Now in sheer idleness bo's prone In comfortable state He fileepB-but with ooe eye alone—' The othor on the gate. "t'lek 'im, Tiga!" Tlie tramp arrives—or dirty niien And of lepulsive face His eye is bloodabot but is keen He looks a1 out the place. No man is nonr bell have bis 'way, No more he'll slvly lurk Ho'll terrorizo aud rob tolay The housewife nt her work Bol«tly be moves—what does he hear? Why ouddenly tako hood? What in tho Found.breuks on bis car? Why doen ho cbeok I its speed? "'iui. Tige! A rustle 'noath tho currant bush, A tramp with p.illid-f ice, A growl a sudJtn, mighty rush, Adovvn the road a raco. A puff of yellow duBt, eo dense The tragedy's r.ot plain, A struggle brief bohind tho fence, An awful yell of pain, A tramp whose Je&a diHp'ay bis gore. Whose walk is luado hops. A dog beneath the bush co more Lioklngbls migbtv chop?. "Sick 'im. Tigel* Work of 11 Humane Society. The French society for tho help of tho woundod bold its general meeting 011 Jtiuo 12, under tbe prosidonuy of Mnrshal Mau Mahon. Since tbo war of 1870 tho society has distributed £128,0(10 pouuds among soldiers and sailors wounded in war. It has increased its ambulance material to tbe valuo of £4,000, and has organized temporary hospitals, railway station hos pitals, and ambulance services on a footing for war. It has trained numbers of lady nurses, bearers, etc. The society has now 12,000 members, aud the jearly subscrip tions amount to £4,000. ONE ardent fishormnn is to be made bappy by the gift of a natch with a unique dial. His namo has just cloven letters in it, and tbote letters havo been placed in the plaoo of the hour figures on tbe watch tho company is making, while a rod aud trout basket indicate the fad of the re ceiver. The name and illustrations are vory cleverly executed by band with the finest of brnsbes. Peace 011 Kfirtn Awaits that couutlosn army ot martyrs whoso ranks %ro constantly recruited from tbo victims of nervousness and nervous diseases. Tho prlco of tbe boon is ft systematic courso of Hostet. tor's Stomach Bitters, tho llncBl and most genial of tonic nervinoB, purmiod with reasonable per sistence. EaBior, plcaHanter, and safer this than to swash tho victualing department with psoudo-tonlcB, alcoholic or tbb rovorso, beef ex tracts, nerve foodB, narcotics, Bcdatives, and poisons in disguise. "Tired Notuve'a sweet re storer, balmy Bleep," 1B tbo provUontial recu perunt of weilk nerves, and, this glorious fran chise tiolng usually tho conBcqueiico of sound digestion and increased vigor, tho great stom achic which insures both Ta productive RIBO of rejioso at lha required time. Not unrefreshed awakens the individual who uses it, but vigor ous, cU'ar-licaded, and tranquil. UBe the Hit terH aldo in fever anil ague, rhoumatisni, kidney troubles, constipation and biliousness. AN eminent physician of St. Petersburg waB called to patient, a young lady of good family. Buffering with nervous pros tration. On examination he found that tbo young lady had taken part, in hypnotic seances and had been hypnotized several times. He roportcd the facte to Iho medi cal council. A commission of three emi nent physicians examined the patient nnd substantiated tho fact that her ailment was duo to hyponotic practices. Confirmed. Tbo favorabio impression producod on the first appouranoe of tho agreoablo liquid fruit remedy, Svrup of Figs, a Tew years aso, has been moro than conOrmed by the ploasant oxporienco of all who havo used it, aud the success or iho proprietors nnd manufacturers, the California Fig Syrup Company^ Coii. COLT'S old war horse, Frank, died two years ago nt the advanced age of •'12. He was buried in tbe public square at Walerford, Erie couuty, I'a. On the last two memorial days tbo gravo was decorated. The town council ordered tbe fligs re moved, wheieupou tho G. A. H. nnd town people havo become 60 indignant that they threaten to erect a monument to the mem ory of Frank. DON'T urge children to take nasty worm oils. They enjoy eating Dr. Bull's Worm Destroyers and will ask for mo.-o. HENRY FMANKLYN general sessions in New York on Wednes day to robbing Thomns McDonald ot 15 cents, and was sentenced to fourteen years' imprisonment. Thomas McDonald, an old man, was walking through Pell street ono afternoon about two montliH ngo, when Franklyn and two others "held him up" and rilled his pockets of nil he had—15 cents. HAVE you ever tried CALIFOKJIIA DRT. THE Dobbins' Klectric Soip? It don't cost, much for you to get ono'fmr of your grower, and see for Vourself why It is proijerf by sn nine /, after '24 vents' steady sale. Be t-uro to get no imitation: I HI'. increase of insanity in Berlin has made it litcessary that a new public luuatic asylum should be establish d. The build ing, ch is to accommodate 1,000 patients, will be situated iu tho easterly suburb of Lichtenberg. The city of Berlin already maintains au a.iylum with about 1,200 in mates at Dalldorf. When Baby was sick, we gave her Castorls. When she was a Child, slro cried for Castorla, When she becamo Miss, Bhe citing to C&storla, When she had O&Mdren, she gave tliem Castorla, THE trunk of a rosebush at Veutura, Cal is said to be threo feet iu circumfer ence, and the first branch it throws out is twenty-one inchos iu circumference. It tuns over a lattice work, aud since trim ming covers a space'oE 1,200 square feet. It yields thousands of flowors. IF you havo a lame back or weak baok sense of uneasiness in tho region of tho kid neys, it is then timo for you to bo taking California Kidney Tea. tho great herbal rom edy so oxtonsivcly used on tho Paciflo ooast for nil Kidney, Bladder and Urinary disor ders. Tako California Kidney Toa and it will give now lifo to those organs. At drug gists cents for largo package. Post-paid by KIDNEV TEA Co., Fairfield, Iowa. Tho police of Bt. 'Petersburg has sent notice to all tbo Raloonkeopors in the neighborhood of factories that they will be henvily fined if tbey continue selling spirit uous drinkR to laborers on trust, or be guil.i tbo laborers to drink in any other way. "WELI, BEGUN IS half done." wo by buying 11 cako or SAPOL! polio is a solid uako of Beourlna Soap, a cako of it and judge for yoursolf. MEREDITH, Begin your 10. 8a Try a Brooklyn preacher, has establiBhttLa second reading-room for working men, where no restriction is made on smoking cigars ana pipos. If afflicted with Soro Eyes, use Dr. Isaao Thompson's Eye Water. Druggists sell it 25o. "living" portion of the whito house is qu.te small, consisting only of five bed rooms on tho Becond floor and the dintng room nn one other room on the flrBt floor. llk'li!frnRrnnt! line! nro tbo expressions of ilio&o who smoke "Tanslll's l'unc.h" Bo Cipnr. WntN a tailor goes to law it Is generally not to much to gain a suit as to got the cost of ono. HEECJIIAM'K PII.LS weak stomach. Haw to Hoto in liowto 4%i act like maglo on a "WHAT I want," said a speaker, "Is plain, «vcry day-sense—"That's what you need," broko in a bystander. Want to Know tho human system, Jfyilth saved, aferaae vl 'I CUPID IN CHINA. A Status Winch Is .V.! ponol to Ba tho 1'iltroli Deity or l.nvori*. A traveler from Lien uuij, in the Foo Chow l'refectnre (Cbin.i), relates the fol lowing curious custom prevalent thero among tbo suporStilious people. "Jnst outside tho c.ty gate of Iiien-X ang is a lake, in area over 100 'k'ing' (a 'k'lng' is 100 'mow,' or 15.13 ncreB). By the lake is an ancient tomb of some distinguished officer of state, before which, as guardians, stands facing each other two colos sal Btatues, one representing a civil and the other a military offloial.- Tho former ban his back to tie lake and his fncs to tbo west tho latter bus bis back to tho bill aud faces enst. Long years have they stood tht»io. iu lifoliko attitndo, absorbing tbe warmth of the sun by d.iy niid bathed in the pure rays 1 tbe moon I niyht, until at last, in popular belief, thoy bava lo come ling—acquired 1 fe and power. Tho people havo recourse lo the slone civilian iu all lovo troubles. The perfumed smoke of incense curls round hiB kindly, thoughtful face, nnd comp'aints of coujngal unhappiness aul longings of suf fering lovers for a meeting aro whispered into the cold ear of tins mandarin, but only whispered so as not to bo ovf rboard by his mi'ilary colleague, who stunds tbere'for bidding and fiovuing at if bo bad eterior atl'airs to attend to than poor loveis' woes." E. B. WAl.nrAI.Ij .t Co., PrusgiBts, Horts Cave, Ky., nay: "Hall's Catnrrh Curo cures everyone that taken it." Sold by Dnigglata, 75c. AcoonniNQ to recent figures tbe pcoplo of this nouutry aio longer lived than those of Europe. Iu this country eighteen pur sous out of overy 1,000 oaoh year, in England tie average is twenty and in Ger manv twenty-six. THE best coujih medicino Is Plso'S Cure lor Consumption. Bold everywhere. 25o. I'OTATOES from Scotlauil, cabbages from Holland ai.d ico from Norway tend to keep tho market lavor.iblo to tho buyer. Cet The Best Jo a good motto to follow in buying a medicino as well RH in everything clso. By tlio universal BatlB faction it liaH given, and by Iho many remarkable curcH it haft accomplished. Hood'* Sarsapaiilhi has proven itself unoqualod for building up and (strengthening tho «yhtem. and for alt diseases aribinu from, or promoted bv\ impure blood. Hood's Sarsaparilla Bold by all drugfrista. fl six for $.». Froparedoaljr by V. 1. HOOD CO., Lowell, Ma«s. Doses One Dollar (OO FOR MALARIA, I E E A N S It. affords mo groat pleasure to ndd my testimony to tho valuo of Hinith's Kilo liennn they aro certainly au r\e.- l-*nt medicine for bilious attacks* and cold, havo given them a thorough triul aud can eomoientioualy recommend thoin. \Y. J. OAIINWIILII, Irondalo, Ala. Try "BILEBEANS SMALL"(4olittle beans in each bottle). Very small— easy to take. Price of either size, 25c. WBUY OF YOUR DRUGGIST. GERMAN MEDICATED J0( pleaded guilty in the STOCK FOOD Kothlmrlikeit. The VKIIY l»KST Mock Juotl ever ottered, A long mxl HiW's.sful use !cnio»s.tniU"i tluii it will euro nearly every •license thnl IIOIISKS, 01.18. rows, \i.u^, sukki', roiLTitv and SWINK Htf (Ullicted Willi. !'iirifle* t»looil, trlves henlthy ne tloti to liver nnd kithiej*. nitls di gest ion.promote*general health, highly implicated, gives new lira •.nd vigor, nnd r-aven 1ft ginin. Large can for&Orts. Very cheap in hulk.ask your drujrgiM ordoa lerforlt. Take no jtlier. Send for pDiQ^Df Mllowto Curo Hug Cholera." UKK.TIARV LUJCDIGTXE COMPANY, JTIliiKicapollN* iriinn. [JT *cur WJBII A ItKVOJjVER Curohane ona of tbe Oftle r.-vted HMITH WK8SON Arms, 'l'lm fluent mall arim pver nmnufacturrd aud tho firHfc ch"ico of all export*. Manufactured in calibres n2,.18»Tid *4-100. Bin Rloordouble action. Safely .Uimimerh**1* and TsrgetmodpR Coustructcd entirely or qunW Ity wroiiuht Mrcl. carefully inspected for work* mniitih!t and Htoek, Uiey aro unrivaled for fini^lti dimilmitT nd nccurncy. Do not tie deceived IMTMSOK hi cheap mnlleahio r»ot-lron Ivnllutioos whlck areofUm sold for the genuine article and are not ontv unreliable, Ihut daniwrotm. Tho SMITH A WESSON Revolvers are all starnpM upon thebar^ rela with flrm'a name. addP'M ana dates of patent* and are rfect in every detail. In* Bint upon bavin# tho genuine article, aud if -our dealer cannot supply you an order Bnttoadarcas below will r-*:eivo prompt and careful attention. 'Descriptive wtalomte and price* furnished upou ap» plication. SMITH & WESSON, ^mention tht* parvr upr1ar9*Mv Mnaa* LIKE MY WIFE TO USE pozzorcrs MEDICATED COMPLEXION Because It Improvos Hor Looks and is as Frapirant ss Violets. SOLD 3BVEB.TWHEIUE. EWIS' 98 LYE POWSEEED AND F22TUMED. (HATENTKD.) Tho ttrono&t- pnrc*t I«ye mnde. Will irrnko tho IJKsT Perfumed HAIID SOAP In twenty minuU'a ii'tf/iout boiling. It is the best for disinfecting sinks, closer*, draine, washing Dottles, barrels, paiuts, etc. PENNA. SALT MANUF'G. CO.. Gen Afite., Philn.. Ta. For a Disordered Liver Try BEEGHAM'S PILLS. 25cts. a Box. OK AXJTJ DRUGGISTS. DEPENDENT PENSION BILL bas become a la-v. »»KK MONTI! to al bouorably dlscltarKed holiliers and Sailors of tbe late war. who ate incapacitated from earning a sup* port. Widows tlio same, without regard to cause ol death. I£pen!ont PsrnnU and Minor Children also Interested. Oyer'JOyeir*' experiouce. References lo ail D&rts of the country. No charse if unt*uv*»»«ful. rite at once for 'Copy of Law," blaukx. and full it ftructions, ALL FKKE, to IU McAIXISTEH & CO. (Successors to Wru.Couard Co.), 1\ O. wnnhliitfton, I). C. Attorney at Law, Washington, D. C. (Mention this Paper.) I induced^ lynoranct dh4 imUacrrtion, e^Tur* to all forms.of \iitea»e, \Hd Eyre, Ruptur*. fftfmoeit, tie., f*Ptt 1n Marriaqeand hav* price bablet, .. liitctor'a Drolf Jokea, profusely (Uu» tr-ud. St ml ten mil* for new I.-mgli Cure Book cUlod 'MEDICAL SENSE AND NONSENSE, Will two, !»., Sit, (*»».« tu Don't read! Don't think! Don't believe! Now. are you better You women who think that patent medicines are a hilta bug, and Dr. Pierce's Favor ite Prescription the biggest humbug of the whole (because it's best known of all)—does your lack-of-faith cure come? It's very easy to don't in^|| this world. Suspicion always comes more easily than con •little, Hj sick '5 '. fidence. But doubt faith never made a woman well and the "Fa-, vorite Prescription has cured I thousands of delicate, weak women, which makes us think'My'A that our Prescription" is 'Jf better than your don't believe. :'Js We're both honest. Let us come together. You try Dr. 2: Pierce's Favorite Prescription. "5 If it doesn't do as represented, -1, you get your money again. Where proof's so easy, can you afford to doubt Little but active—are Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. Best Liver Pills made gen tle, yet thorough. They regu late and invigorate the liver, stomach and bowels. W 0 0 ii Jmi Reaular Graduate In Medicine—80 ssSrwHPXl Vears—is still treating all P'rlvute, Nervous, Chronic nnd Special uSHlLKS&r diseases. Spermatorrhoea, Summit! wcakncHS (night loste*) (InsHo.f smuil power), rrnflufcinffi*. etc. uyc—Stats LntlXc* Cures guaranteed or money refunded Charge* fair. Terms Aire and experience nro Important. No In* iurious medicines u«od—No time to*I vour case during J. C. DKHMODY, Au'y-at-Law. ^hauncey Building. WASHINGTON. D. C. W & O 102 Corcoran Building, Washington, D.C.. PENSION ATTORNEYS of over 35 years' experience. Successfully prosed Bcnslons and claims of all kinds in shortest DOSB! are entitled to fiwaraonth. Fee 110, when lather ou U-. Uinter, Att'y, Washington, O.C. rou net your money. Blanks free. Joseph H* UT--. E N S I O N S Vtox 115, EW PENSION LAW. THOUSANDS NOW KNTITMCIJ WHO HAVE NOT ltKKN I'.NTITMCn. Addrcs tor InrniK lor application and full Information WM. W. DUDLEY, KAATE CO.MMlSSIONttK op I'KNSIONS. N «Who wins the eyes, wins all. Ifyoure^d^ N W A W '4 I. 11 Iinpotency and all Female DISVA.SOK, fromworlror business—Patients at & distance treated by mail— JlfwfeiHMunit everywhere free from gaze anabrtafo and send for Opinion and terms-Uinsultntion strictly confidential, person* ttlly orbylotter-Dr. WOOD has the largest Medleal ftll(| Surgical Institute and 12y© and Ear Infirmary in the West—Hooms for patients at fair rates, facilities to moet any emer* geney—A Quiet Home and bett care and Prronancv $Mll for and Confinement— Send 4c. postage for Illustrated BOOK and MEDICAL •IOURNAIJ* (fifMcntion this paper.) IjADTES,tiso Dr.Le Dno,8*PerIodlcal'*PinB.from Path, Tranc*. KitahlUtied II Europe, 1S39 England, 14l0j Cuadftt 18*6 United Sute*, 1&87. Curet all aoppretdoai, Irrcgtilariliti, and Bioothly derangement*. Safe, banoleai, reliable. Tbey poiitiraly tmut not Ue Uken during pregnancy. Tbe large proportion of III* to which ladle* are liable the direct mult of a disordered and IrregiiUr nxnilruallnn. Continued monthly luppreailoni mull (a b!ooi poisoning and quick comumption. $9 package, or S for $S, per taall, lo pUIn teaird envelope, OB receipt of price* The AaCt can l'lll Co., Wholeialen &nd Rov»Jly Proprietor!, The genuine pill toM by SEDGWICK A DE LONG, Dr*«Ut* Bioar City, Iowa, Whaluude aud lUlallAfc&U* 1 prtscrffes and dors* Biz O as ths only specific forthacartalncars of this dltssM. O. H. Otree INORAHAM.M. D., •mstsrdaA, X. T. We b»T« sold Blj lot many ysars. and It baa Mfdealjbytfce uiGbtalMlO*. SCtlOQ. TSS lbs OMI ot satlft* D. B. DYCHE A CO.. Cblcaro, UU •l.OO* Bold by DroffUtfc PENSIONS! The Disability Bill Is a law. Soldiers disabled sines from effectsot arm: service we Included. If you wish ily and HucccMtjfully proa ecutcd. address the war nre eutltled. Dependent widows and parents now dependent whose sons died from effects ot army with your claim speed* JAMES TANlfER. Late Coumlssloner of Pensions, WA8HIH6TIH. D. C. CHICHESTER'S ENGLI8H PENNYROYAL PILLS. lied Cross Diamond Brand* The only reliable pill for sale. Safeaai •ore. Ladle* aik VrajrffUt fer Ue Ola. monu Strand,ta red metallicboiee.eeaki with blueribbea. Takcawothar. 8eod4«, (»tamp») for parileelare tad "KeUef m..i| m? tmw J'»dlea.w fo (eMer, by Same Am •InbflerCbwlniil Co., MAOUMI Ba.. f»hil*4a* Pa» Grants pensions to\Soldi*r», Sailors* and theli RAtaSI ?SJS Children. Present PENSIONS INCItfeA&KD. Writeimmr'diately.stAUnK jourcatfc -j /A Si 3 I at# ble me. 83T NO 115E US LESS SUCCESSFUL. The Dependent Pen sion Bill has becowo a law. All disabled Sol diers, 3ailors and their WidowK and Orphans are entitled to ponslons. AUdresK.Joi.is liUENJfAX, Lawyer and Pension Solicitor, Sioux City, Iowa. PENSIONS EXPERIENCE, ... Att'ys, 1419 St.. Wash ievel*ud.Detrolt.Ghicato NJOHN M\ MORRIS, Washington, D. C. Successfully Prosecutes Claims. Lato Principal Examiner U. S. Pension Bureau. .vre in last war, 15 adj uoioatlnge claims, atty sines- lWl,,51rP(?uQaEJ1_0n5,1wEL"areNCRo. euiltled sent FREE. Fe*S10 It a .tied sent fRIE. Foe$tO It "Mo cesHful.Otberwise nothing. Ad'i AQ&E Chlcaxo jll.&Washlngton.D.O PAPER every time yon write. IXTow £*oiiMioxi XJAW 2 2 1500,000 names to bo added to the Pension list. Rejected and delayed Claims allowed. Technicali ties ii»Ml out. -Havet your claim settled -without de* lav. AIKICK O'tAKKE-LL.Washington C- Thousands ENTITLED tinder tbe NEW ACT. Writ* immediately for BI.ANKn for uppltoa & CO.,Washington, Hon. J. II. CKA M«0 D.O |W rite us for new laws. Sent free. &M«rt«rar*> lUv«t. laccaia «r a* PENSIONS t»*. 'J6 yri.isyirliiei.A.W, MeOsrvlck B*ai.WaaklngU&, D. 0.. OlaoUaatl, O. 800,000 soldiers, widows and relativos entitled. Blanks and instruction free. Att'ys, Washington, D. C« Apply at once. SOLFLKS CO. KIDDER'S PASTILLES«.^»f„fcco.ASTHMABtowsllfcCpM&'l.brmall. •Obulnton. Mau. PATENTS F. A* OPIUM S. O. N. U. piSO'S BEMKDY FOR CATAKRII.-llcst. ~, Cheapest, ltollcf Is Immediate. A cure Cold in tlie Head It has no equal. aH( ,PD7\TVyau will certainly use SAP© LI 0 in house-cle&.ning-S&polto is & solid ca.ke ofscouring soap Tfy itm house-cle&ning! "STOTJ JTTIDC3-E3D by your house just as much as by your dress. Keep it neat and clean and your reputation will shine. Neglect it and your good name xoill suffer. Do not think that house-cleaning is too trouble some it is worth all it costs, especially if you rcduw the outlay of Umo utinit HAPOMOi tt LEHMA5N, WaHhinrton, D. a *J^Sendlor circular ...... sod Government claims of al] tndsprosecnted byTHos.MoSKKXHi W abhlngton, D. C. and Fremont O. 8iaDh«ns. L«b»Bon. Obto. No. 80-00 Easiest to use. For S1"!"'"11, which a small particle is applied to the nostrils. Price, Mo. Sold by druggists or sent by mall. Address, B. T. HAZZLTIKB, Warren. F», A) It 4' 23 The great Pension Bill has passed. Soliiiera, their wld* ows, mothers, and PENSIONS -M ?iil 3 1 if I $ ni •'.•iPi?