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THE SONGS OF
Crocuses lighting the dusty square. And the grass that is faintly showing. Hinting of green of a later day Speak of peace but, far away. I hear the bugles blowing; Scarce heard and soft, I catch the note Of far-off bugles blowing. Song of the bugles brave and sweet. And the measured pulse of marching feet. That the roar of the town grows still to hear Till the music blurs in a sudden cheer. Song of the bugles; the flag goes by, A scarlet flutter against the sky The April sky that seems to be Tender as with a memory); Oh, the steady sway of the close-ranked men And the bugle's song that rings again. These are your own Oh, city, rise to meet them, ' These are your own Oh, city, hold them FigKt xt Westfall Where H. Warren Phelps contributes the following to the Ohio State Journal: "In the State Journal of May 31 ap pears an account of the unveiling of a monument to the memory of Con federate soldiers at Westfall, Mo, a suburb of Kansas City, by the Daugh ters of the Confederacy. "Many of the survivors of -the Ninety-fifth and Seventy-second regi ments, O. V. I., of the late Gen. Mc Millen's brigade, well remember the battle at Westfall on Little Blue river, Missouri, seven miles from Kansas City, on Monday morning, Oct. 24, 1864. We were not engaged in that battle but made a nearly all night march hurrying to get there in time. "The command under Major Gen eral A. J. Smith, three divisions, went from Memphis to Little Rock the first week of September and headed off the enemy, which came down from West ern Missouri, under command of Gen Sterling Brice to take Little Rock. The enemy was driven back into western Missouri, and on Oct. 23 our command marcned twenty miles in close pursuit of the enemy, which was mounted, and went into camp at Sun set, within ten mile3 of Independence. At 12 o'clock that night we received orders to march again, as the enemy m Origin &f Memorial Day Will B. Smith, author of "On Wheels, and How I Came There," sends the following to the Los An geles Times: "On a beautiful May day, thirty-five years ago, there gathered beneath the overhanging boughs of a fruit-bearing tree beside an open grave in a little churchyard among the mountains of New York, the friends and kinsmen of one who, though a mere boy, had faced the brunt of battle, his body pierced by the enemy's bullets and had won for himself the golden crown of martyrdom in the military service of Ms country. There were also gath ered there a few of his comrades in arms, bronzed veterans, survivors of the red flames of carnage that swept Pickett's division from the field of Gettysburg, wbo had come to drop a tear at a comrade's grave and voice a tribute to his memory. . An Appetizing Old "I never saw a guerrilla in my life," said one of Col. Opdyke's Tigers (One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Ohio). . "I never saw a prisoner cruelly treated, but I was often cruelly treated my self, mostly by circumstances, but I generally came out in pretty - good shape. I had Uie worst luck while we were penned up in Chattanooga, after Chickamauga. While in tne act of stealing corn from a mule I receiv ed a kick from the aforesaid mule that seemed to me the very quint essence of cruelty. There I was starv ing, and here was a mule eating corn. I didn't want all of his blamed corn, anyhow, but the moment I tried to take one ear he let loose and I went over backward. "When I got to my feet I was in a retaliatory mood. I killed the mule, skinned the carcass, cut out what I regarded as the choicest bit of muie In An Old Well A few days ago an old citizen of this town informed Janitor Henninger that when the workmen who are ex cavating for an addition to the court house would reach the bottom of a well, back of the old Hope Fire Com pany's house, in the rear of the court bouse, they would likely find some human bones. This morning the work men reached the point indicated and a quantity of human bones were dis covered, together with a number cf brass buttons. Being, questioned further the man who gave the information said that during the civil war. before the town was burned by the Confederates, a res ident of Chambersburg and a Confed erate officer were engaged in a game ot cards in the fire company's house, tlr. Henninger's informant waa pros THE BUGLES. fast! These are your own, and the great sea waits to greet them, And down the way that leads to fa your strong men inarch past. March past! March past! And what't to stop or stay them? March past, march past, and who's tc say them nay? I There was no prayer that you could pray to hold them or delay them. For the flag is on the April wind and al the bugles play. - Cheer! For high hope, or young couragf burning. Cheer! For quiet eyes and for the steadj tread Cheer! For all those who go! Cheer for their safe returning. Aye, and cheer your hearts out In cheer to pledge your dead! Arthur Ketchum, in Alnslee's Maga sine. ' Confederates Were Driven B&.ck Into Western Missouri was being held at Little Blue River Gen. Blount's and Curtis' cavalry, six miles beyond Independence, by having come in from Kansas; Gen Pleasanton's cavalry force was in oui front and in rear of the enemy. "Gen. Smith's command started ai 4 o'clock a. m. The enemy knowing that the cavalry would be reinforced by the infantry at sunrise made 8 determined charge on our cavalrj lines and fought its way out. "Gen. Smith's command arrived on the battle ground about an hour aftei the battle. There was every . indica tion that there had been desperate figating; bloody nats were lying scat tered about, and there were man; bodies of both Union- and Confederate soldiers lying in the timber along the stream. The southwest bank of the stream showed evidence of a fierce struggle. "Our command remained there dur ing ttie day gathering up and burying the dead and then went on into Kan sas. The cavalry followed the enemy into the Indian territory. The in fantry command returned to St Louis. We suffered terribly, as we had only rubber blankets and the weather became extremely cold, with snow fifteen inches in depth, before our arrival in St. Louis on Nov. 12." First Decoration of x. Soldier's Grave Wtxs Spontaneous Act of Nature "Just as the solemn rites of burial were over and the last shovelful ol earth had been heaped upon his rest ing place, God's breath shook the overhanging boughs and sweet beauti ful apple blossoms came gently down and decorated the hero's grave. I "This incident coming to the ears of Commander-in-Chief John A. Logan was the inspiration that caused him ' to issue the order creating Grand Ar- j my Memorial Day, and ever since on the 30th of May the loyal people of this Union gladly follow the example ' heaven so graciously set and to see that no veteran's grave is neglected with the flowers of spring, and place ! thereon the flag which the valor of ! himself and comrades kept flying un-' der the blue heaven." I Liberty consists of letting your wife Co as you please. I Stew Soldier Tells of Finest Meal He He-s Ever Eevte-ri flesh, boiled it until it was thoroughly . cooked, seasoned it with salt and pep-! per, to which I added the stolen corn, after parching and grinding it, by putting it into a stocking and beating it until it was practically meal. This stew was to me in my starving con dition the most appetizing food I ever ate. Sometimes . when I go into the high grade restaurants or go to my own table, where the choicest food has been cooked In the best possible way, I think of that mule stew at Chattanooga. Do you know," no din ner in the world has ever Deemed as good to me as the flesh of that mule which kicked me for stealing corn. This was cruelty, of course. The mule was cruel to me, and I waa cruel to the mule, but it was war. It is better to be true to the falsa than to be false to the true. Remains of Confederate Officer " Unearthed at Chambertburg, Pa. ent and was sent by the Chambers burger to purchase some beer. - On his return he found the Chambers burg man alone. Upon being asked what had become of the Confederate officer the Chambersburger replied ' that an altercation had ensued; that he had thrown the Confederate down I the steps and in the fall his neck had : been broken, and in order to get rid of him he had thrown the body down the well. The man who is supposed to have committed the deed has not been a resident of this town for many years. Chambersburg (Pa.) Correspond ence Philadelphia Press. some women object to men who object 1 to does Re'Ic to Be Preserve. The North Shore Improvement Com pany of Long Island has paid $200,000 for a sand heap which abuts a field that is part of the Sagamore hill prop erty owned by President Roosevelt. The sand hill was known as Cooper's bluff, and for some time it has been feared that it would be dug away and shipped to Mew York. The present purchase does away with this pros pect. Howard Gould recently offered C50.000 for the property. r Gocd Advice. Ge-ttln married is a sight easier to them that's been through it once than to others. It's surprlsin' to me that she ain't ben snapped up 'fore this time. She was always a likely, pert girl, ah could "a took her pick an' choice 'fore aha married Alph Jepshon. If you ever take a notion to a widder, Mr. Pllgreen, don't sit round waitin for her to forget her first husband. It's right nice to have such feelin's, but somebody elsell get the widder. Matt Crimm in Lippln-cctt- Aged Gypsy Queen Dead. Ezvira Love, the oldest gypsy queen in America, died last week of heart trouble and was buried at sun set in a cemetery near the camp of her little band on the outskirts of Harrisburg, Pa. The Romany rites were observed, and her wagon and effects were burned. She was ninety, six years eld. Driven to Bankruptcy by Rats. A merchant of Essex, England, re cently declared in the bankruptcy court that he had been ruined by rats, which had entered his warehouse and ate and destroyed his wares. A Foolish Lift. Stratford, Wis.. July 2oth. William Junemann was working with a farm er near- this place iast summer and one day they got stuck with a load of grain. Mr. Junemann says: "We had to lift like fools and my back cracked and started to hurt me so that I couldn't stand it any longer. The man I was working with took me home and I went to bed. I saw an advertisement of Dodd's Kidney Pills in the paper and I sent and got one fifty cent box. Before I had this box used up I began to feel bet ter and I kept on and very soon "my back was well again. "I can't say enough for Dodd's Kid ney Pills and I cannot understand why anyone should continue to suf fer with backache when Dodd's Kia ney pills will cure it so quickly." Fine feathers may not make fine birds, but they show up on the bill all right. Knights Pythias Biennial Meeting. For this gathering in Saa Francisco in August next excursion tickets will be sold via the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. from Chicago to San Francisco or Los Angeles for J50 for the round trip with final return limit September 30. The "Chicago, Milwaukee & St.Paul" railway is the fahort Line between Chicago and Omaha. 'I wo through trains daily in each direction with tha best Slecpinc Car and Dining Car Service, and all regular travelers know and appreciate the merits of the Chi cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's Short Line between the East and the West. - Time tables, maps and information fun Ished on application tc F. A. Mil ler. General Passenger Agent, Chicago. 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Paderewski has been heard to say that he has never had a single serious financial loss during the time he has conducted his own investments. - Some Health and Pleasure Resorts, Hunting and Fishing Places. , Few lines of railway in the United States have so many places of resort for health and pleasure seekers and for sportsmen, as has the Kansas City Southern railway, tlje great commer cial thoroughfare ' between Kansas City, Mo., and the Gulf of Mexico. Among the health and pleasure re sorts noted for their attractive scenery or their medicinal waters, are the following: Neosho, Mo., a park like little ' city of 3,000 people, with magnesia waters valuable in the cure of rheumatism, kidney troubles, skin and blood dseases. - Noel, Mo., is a very attractive little village In McDonald county, sit uated in a nook in the Ozark moun tains on the Elk or Cowskin river, ie of the best fishing streams in Missouri. The surrounding scenery is magnificent. Siloam Springs, Ark.,' is a fam ous health and pleasure resort, having numerous springs of excellent water, far-famed for the cure of rheu matism, stomach diseases, catarrh, liver complaint, paralysis.' nervous prostration, neuralgia, etc., etc. Sulphur Springs, Ark., is In Benton county and Is well arranged for the comfert of visitors, having hotel ac commodations and cottage rooms for about 100 people, the rates varying from J3.50to $7.00 per week. The springs are specifics in the cure of catarrh of the stomach, malaria, gout, rheumatism, tuberculosis, and kidney trouble. Mena, Ark., has an altitude of 1,500 feet above sea level and has 3,000 in habitants. It has magnificent 'moun tain scenery and a most -admirable summer climate. The Bethesda springs, three miles from town, are noted for their cures of scrofula and blood diseases. Baker Springs, Ark., is twelve miles east of Wickes . station. Ark. Their altitude is about 2,000 feet in the most picturesque part of the Ozark moun tains. The springs are sulphur and have great curative powers in stomach trouble. The Boggs Springs are at Ascetis P. O. in Polk County, Ark., and are reached by way of Hatton statiou. The scenery is that common to the Ozark mountains. The four or five springs are noted for their cure of dropsy, Bright's disease, diabetes torpid liver, kidney trouble and dis eases peculiar to women. The winter resorts are principally on the Gulf coast, though Mena, Ark., and Ft. Smith. Texarkana and Shreve port. La., also offer many attractions in the way of a pleasant winter cli mate. Beaumont, Port Arthur. Orange and Lake Charles, all on lakes or navigable rivers, are ideal resorts. In mid-winter the weather is balmy and spring-like, and open air exer cise is possible all winter. There are splendid opportunities for boating, sailing, rowing and aquatic diversions of all kinds and of game and fish there is an abundance.' The hotel accommodations at all these points are good and range in price from $1 to $2 per day and from $3.50 to $7.00 per week. The list of bunting and fishing places is a' long one. Small game such as quail and rabbits are abund ant at all the stations between Kansas City and the Arkansas State line. South of Joplin, Mo., turkeys, squir rels and deer can be added to the list. South of Ft- Smith, particularly near Mena. Hatton, Granniss. De Queen, turkeys, deer, bear, wildcats, etc., are abundant, also in the pine woods from Shreveport south to Beaumont. Geese and ducks in season are found in all the waters along the line, but from Shreveport south they are found by millions during the winter months. Good fishing can be had almost any where on the line. In Lake Sabine both fresh and salt water' fish are found In the greatest abundance. Herring, mullet, stingrays, sea cat, trout, flounders and other edible and game fish abound, as well as great tarpons, alligator gars and large fish. A few miles out in the gulf there is a plentl tude of red fish, red snappers, sharks, tarpon pompano, menhaden and other fish. In the waters near the Gulf there Is hardly a place ' where fish and feathered game cannot be found in almost countless, numbers. Those who are interested in either health or pleasure resorts or hunting or fishing, can gain accurate information on the subject by addressing S. G. Warner, the General Passenger Agent, at Kan sas City, Mo. Doctors In Eurcpe. - The shortage of doctors' in Russia Is the subject of an article in a St. Pe tersburg journal, which publishes sta tistics of the proportion of doctors in other European countries per 100,000 inhabitants. Great Britain heads the list with 180, Switzerland has 52, Ger many 30, and, Russia 8. In order to bring the percentage to the same level as Great Britain," Russia will have to have 130,000 doctors. At present there are only about 17.000. Some men would rather preach than listen to an. angel's harp practice. '.t'MtV Winning a Bride. The . saving of a. young woman's life won a bride for William Sayrec of WUkesbarre. Pa. He detected Lillian May In the act of climbing over the railing of a bridge to throw herself into the river below. He caught her in his arms just as she was about to Jump. The young woman" insisted that she wanted to die but Sayres pleaded with her and in less than a week they were engaged. A few days later the marriage ceremony took place. XmeWem Cam Wear Shoes One size smaller after nsin g Al len's FooV Ease, a powder. It makes tight or new shoes easy. Cures s wo I !en,h?, sweating, aching- feet, ingrowing nails, corns and bnnions. All druggists and shoe stores, 2.-VC Trial package KRKB by mail. Ad-d-ess Allen S. O msted. LeKoy, N. Y. 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