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& r"e 2 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1335. people. Bress de Laud ; he is good to us. I tell yo', de man what said to dig a hole fo' Maris, a bad man ; his name is "Wliitthorne. I 'member de name, kase I knowed de "Wlrit thoraes in Jackson, Miss., when I libbed thar. Yes, dat so.' "At this Mary broke downagain. She felt sure that this was soino of her family. Aunty continued: "Ole Massa Gawge (George), that we b'longed to, move up hcab six year ago, on dis place, from Jackson. He libbed up dar "on the hill in dat white house dat yo' see up dar, dat am locked up an' no one is in it Dey got lot ob t'ingsin dar. When de Unions whip de " Sesh " at Dolinsburg and de " Sesh " come dis way,gwine home of somewhar, den Massa Gawge an' all de fambly dey go, too, an' take all de niggera 'ccpin' me and Ham. J)ey say we's too ole, an' dey done lef us to take keer ob de place j doy leabe do smokehouse so we kin git in an' git sumpin to eat. "Well, dey is plenty in dar, an' we lib all right, and, tress de Laud, dat save Massa Tom's life. De good Laud fix it dat way, sho' as yo' born. He take keer ob de good folks.' " Old Ham, who had been silent, broke out: " ' Yes, dat's so, massa, dat's so. De Laud do dis. He done told me up at de smoke house to take all dat we wanted, an' dat when Massa Tom done git well, dat we mus go wid him 'way from heah an' lib wid Massa Tom ; dat de " Sesh " kill us when dey fine out we done cure him up. Yes, sah, de Laud eay dat to me, sho.' "I said to him: 'Ham are you sure the Lord said that; did you not dream it, or was it not Aunt Martha that said it ? ' '"No massa, no ; deLaud told me, sho ! I know 'twas he. De words come rite down frough de smokehouse when I was gittin' meal to make de grnel for Massa Tom. 0, no, massa; Martha was down heah. I told Martha when I come back.' " Well, Ham, what did Martha say? ' " 'She say dat we must 'bey de Lord ; dat he was mo1ourmassaden MassaGeorge; don't we b'longs to de Laud mo1 dan to Massa George. Den I say dat's well, Martha ; you know, and if you b'leve in dat we go. An' we was gwine wid massa, sho.' "If you should go, Ham, they would ac cuse us of stealing you, and have us arrested for it. . "'Well, I doesn't know 'bout dat. Iknows we can steal our ownself away, an' go to de place whar Massa Tom lib ; I know dat We's gwine ; dat's dono fix; we's gwine.' "The Colonel had been listening, and smiled to find that these two good old people loved Mm so, and he nodded his head to Ham, which caused him to laugh immoderately. "iH's done fix,' said Ham, and he left the cabim " I said : 'Aunty, have you any children ? ' "'Laud bless yo' good soul, we has six chillen somewhar; don't know whar. Massa George he sole our chillen 'way from us, soon as dey was six year old. I never sec any ob dem since den; neber heard anything 'bout dem. He sole 'em 'way down on de Gulf somewhar; neber would tell us. Dey done forgot us, or whar we lib, long go ; dey so young When dey taken 'way. O, dey do dat way, so de ole folks not fine 'em. I tell you, Massa Lyon, 'tisjmrty hard on ole folks, to lose de chillen dat way. If dey die an' de Laud' take dem 'way, dat's all rite ; de Land know he own bisness; butwhen deysole 'way, dat hard. You see, dese people dey gotchilleu, butdey tink we no keer for our'n. Dat is c whar dey don't know. We does keer jes' as much' as de white folks, but we can't help ourself, dat's all. I tell you dat's bad. 0,1 cry anyself nearly to deff 'bout my chillen ; but all do no good ; dey done gone; I neber see'dem any mo. If I was to dey would not know me, an' me not know dem; so no good now to' cry any mo' ; dey be all dead, maybe, hope dey am, den dey work fo' de Laud and Master all de time, and not be worked all de time fo' de people for nuuin' and doin' no good. Ye3, 1 hope dey is all done dead. Wish I knowed dey was, den I'd be feelin' good. You see, ma an' Ham talked dis all ober. We neber see our chillen no mo', no matter whar we is ; so we- am gwine whar we will be counted wid de YiasrCih nn' nftf. Ttrtfl rKa nit flo Vpi ain il'lia We'sigwine, shoV "Well, well aunty, all right; I will see that'you go. I will take the consequences. I wjllf not see as good an old couple as you areheld like cattle if I can help it.' " The old woman shouted ' glory ' and hob bled out the cabin to tell Ham, I presume, wlyxtrJ had said. '(By this time the Colonel had recovered Boraewhat from his excitement, and quietly and in a low voice told us how he came to "beVtaere. He said that when he was wounded online works at Dolinsburgand left for dead, thatusooie one came along and stanched the -flbV'of blood by binding some cloth around ihe vyound saturated with something, his wound was through the right breast, touch ing slightly the right lung; that in the afternoon, when a portion of the rebel army psawi.over the ground that he occupied, CoLWhltthorne, his wife's brother, discovered him. and had him placed in one of his am bujacpes, bringing him away; had no knowledge as to what his intention was wheifticr to take him to some placo of safety some hospital, or let him die and bury him Svfierc his remains could afterwards be found 1)3 Ms family ; that up to within a few days be had no idea of where he was ; that these oltfcajored people had kept his whereabouts a prpjbund secret, except among a few of their'race whom they could trust; that when he found a force was stationed at Do linsburg, he got them io send there and give ihe information, so that he might make some .arrangement about getting away, for fear of xecapjnrcby theenemy,aud they had sent the boy fhat we met. He was anxious to get away, 'and thought that he could bear being moved in some easy conveyance to Dolins burg in two or three da3's' travel. We con sulted together, and Capt. Day sent a mes eecger back with a letter to CoL Harden, asking him to send an ambulance and a Sur geon the next day, we remaining with the Colonel until their coming. There was plenty of fodder at the plantation barns, and the men took care of the horses. Aunty pre pared a sufficient quantity of wholesome food for ourselves. We passed the night without much sleep, the Captain and Isleep ing in our chairs, as there was not sufficient accommodation for us all; Mrs. Anderson slept on the bed by her husband, and the men fonnd comfortable quarters in the stables. We enjoyed ourselves, however, having Aunt Martha and Ham telling us how they had taken care of the Colonel ; how they had bathed and dressed his wound once each day with warm water and poultices of white oak ooze and slippery-elm bark ; how they stopped the bleeding with soot from the wooden chimney; how they dosed him occa sionally, when his .wound seemed paiuful, with good whisky that Hani got up at the nou3e on the hill (he had managed to force an entrance somehow) ; and how every day they asked the Lord to heal his wound and make him well, so he would take them away from their long-suffering and unhappy life. The story of the old woman was most inter esting as well as very amusing. The next morning we had bread, coffee and chicken, which was relished by all, I assure you. The Colonel was fed jon. gruel and a piece of chicken. Annty, who had him entirely un der her control, would not allow him to eat anything else. After the breakfast was over 1 asked aunty how she came to know Col. Anderson, and she in her way told me the Btory of her having been 'hired out once by her master to Col Anderson's family before the Colonel was married, and she said : '"'Laud bress you, chile, I know Massa Tom 6oon I put my eyes onto him. Yes, Bah. I neber let on, doe. He didn't know nuifin when doy frowed him out heah like a pig. No sah. He was mos' dead, sho'. Dat's one time he mos' done gone to glory, sho'. Bat he all right now ; he come out. An' when he do, oh, great Laud, don't I jes' want hid to go for dem "Sesh." Yes, I tell you, I do. Dar is no mistake on dat pint' " The day passed. The Colonel improved and conversed considerably-with his wife. We lelt them together all we could to enjoy their reunion. He was very desirous of getting away and having the assistance of a Sur geon, who, however, could do no more for him than was being done. In the afternoon late, however, there came an ambulance and the Post Surgeon. This seemed to give hew life and spirits to all. The Surgeon entered the cabin, and, after pleasantly conversing about the Colonel with all of us, proceeded to make an examination of his wound. Aunty was determined to be present. She raised the Colonel up, and showed the Surgeon where the wound was, its condition, eta He said it was healing rapidly, and would be well soon, but that he would be some con siderable time gaining sufficient strength to do any service. He said that aunty ought to have a diploma; that she had treated him. as skillfully as anyone could have done, and much better than some might have done. Aunty at once replied : "I tell you where you gib de " 'plomas." You jes' gib dem to do Laud. He is d6 one what.do dis work. I tell you, he keep Massa Tom for some good. I don' know what, but he is got some good work afore he, sho'. 1 tells you, de Laud neber show dis pore ole nigger what to do, des like she be a doctor, less he want Massa Tom to do something. He know what he wants. Ho know all t'ings ; de Bible say so, an' dats de book you can't 'sputc.' " We all agreed with aunty, and she was happy. The next morning the ambulance was arranged in the best possible manner and the Colonel tenderly carried out and laid in, his wife and Aunt Martha having a place arranged so they could stay in the ambulance with him, and we all started, old Ham tying their belongings up in a coupleof blankets and lashing them on a horse loaned him by one of the escort In this manner we all started for the fort. We were two days in making Dolinsburg, but did it without any very great inconvenience or suffering to the Colonel. When we arrived Col. Harden wel comed us most heartily, and made all neces sary arrangements for the comfort of Col. Anderson, as well as the rest of us. J. noticed that Col. Harden said nothing about the two colored people, aud did not seem to notice them, so I called his attention to them. He looked at me rather quizzically and re marked : "'Why, I did not observe any colored people. You did not bring any through the lines, did you?' "I caught on (as they say), and said: " ' O, Colonel, what did I say ? I was a little absent-minded being up with Col. An derson ; and Joss of sleep has bothered me.' " So, you, see I got out of the scrape. Orders then existed against bringing colored peo ple through the lines, as I learned after wards. Ho (Col. Harden) always said that he was colorblind, and could not distin guish between the color of people. I re mained several days, and Col. Anderson con tinued to improve I, however, felt that I ought to go home and look after the family. So old Ham and I got ready, and bade good by to all, after returning thanks for the kind nesses shown us. Wetookthetwohorsesthat Mary and I rode to Dolinsburg and made our way through several days to Allentown. I preferred to go all the way on horseback, to save, perhaps, some trouble about Ham. He claimed to be freeborn and from Ohio, where I formerly lived. This went as sound, and no trouble ensued. Ham lived at our house and did chores for us and made himself gen erally useful. I related the whole story to the family and made all happy, especially little Mary, Col. Anderson's child, who had the impression fixed on her mind that her papa had been killed, like her Uncle Harvey. We received letters from David and James, in the Eastern army; also, from Stephen, who had marched with the regiment to which he belonged to the Army of the Cen ter, then in the western part of Kentucky, and on the way to Pittskill Landing, where the Union forces were now concentrating. Henry wrote that his regiment of cavalry had been ordered to the East to report to Gen. Kilpatterson. Our family all heard from, except Jackson, we were again happy. The family longed for the day to come when Col. Anderson and his wife would return home, and were anxious also to see the good old colored woman who had been a mother to him during his illness. The children es pecially asked mc every day about Aunt Martha; how she looked? if she was as black as Uncle Ham? and why Mr. George sold her children? and many other ques tions that could not well be answered." "Uncle Daniel, I knew Col. Harden, of whom you spoke," said Maj. Clymer. " He was a good soldier, went all through the war, and died in 18C3. He was rather an old man for the service, and was never well after the war closed." "Yes; I heard of his death; I kept track of him up to his death; he was a good man." "Uncle Daniel," said Dr. Adams, "the im plicit faith of these two old colored people was an example that might well be followed by the masters now." "Yes; the colored people are the most faithful people on the facoof the earth, and deserve better treatment than they are get ting in the South." " Why is it that they are deprived of their political rights in the Southern States?" " My dear sir, that is easily answered. As I have heretofore repeated in the discussion of other points, the controlling element in the South is now, as it ever has been, an aris tocracy of and for power. They do coc in tend that in any way or by any means, law ful or otherwise, the control of their States shall pass out of their hands; by this means they will control the General Govern ment. It would be the same were these col ored people white people; if they were poor aud not of the ruling class, they would be deprived of their rights in the same way. They believe that they were born to con trol, and control they will, unless we shall find men hereafter in control of this Gov ernment with nerve enough to see that the rights of the peoxle are protected and en forced." "Yes," said Col. Bush, "another war will come some day, and it will commence at the ballot-box. People will suffer just so long and no longer. The idea of me giving my right arm away for a Government that allows its citizens to be bulldozed aud murdered merely for desiring to participate in the affairs of the Republic. No, sir! I fight no more until I know what I am fighting for, and that we will stand for what we fought for." "This is a curious people. They are nearly ready for any kind of government to-day, when only a few years ago they expended billions of money and rivers of human blood for liberty, and now care nothing for it They made the gift of franchise to millions at a great sacrifice, and now quietly smile at its surrender. O, yes ; but how can you ex pect anything else. Are Ave not apologizing every day for what we did? Do we not avoid speaking of the war in the North ? Are not some of our great leaders to-day men who aided and sympathized with trea son, while we teach kindness to our erring brethren and forgive all? Do wo not find onr flag despised nearly everywhere in the South? Do they not march under their State flags instead of the Stars and Stripes? Arc not ail their monuments to rebel leaders and Generals? Are not their school books full of Secession sentiments ? Do they not teach the children that we conquered them with hired Hessians? While this is so in the South, and any allusion to the war in the North is regarded as stirring tip bad blood, is it not submissive, cowardly and unworthy of any brave people, and will it not result finally in their dominating us ? These are the reflections that annoy me in my old and lonely days." Here he stopped, was silent for a moment, then said in a low tone : "Why should I have lived to tremble now for the future of my country." k The tears stood like crystals in his eyes, &rl for some moments he ceased to speak. lb ie continued. A COWBOY FEAT Something to Make the Spectator's Hair Stand On End. St. Paul Pioneer Press.' A gentleman who camo in on tho Northorn Pacific Road yesterday adds auothcr to tho list of startling "cowboy stories of tho wild West." When tho train stopped at Medora. tho head quarters of tho Marquis do Mores and Theodore Koosovclfc, some teu or a dozeu cowboys, mounted on their typical horses of tho plains, were cutting all kinds of capers and giving a sort of free show for the edification and amusc monfc of tho citizens and passengers. The boys had just cdtuo in from a rouud up, and wero flushed with money and considerably flushed with Dakota tanglefoot. The railroad bridgo which spans tho Littlo Missouri River at this point is at least 100 feet abovo tho surfaco of tho water. To enable footmen to cross, a nar row plank walk not more than two feet wid o is laid along on the ties, from shore to shoro, in tho center of tho bridge. It requires steady nerve for a man to make the trip successfully, without losing his balanco and falling through between the tics into tho river far below, which, of course, would mean certain death. Two of tho cowboj'S, more reckless than their com panions, rodo thoir horses upon tho track at a rapid gait, then, in single file, dashed on to tho bridge and made for tho other side, flying along on tho narrow plank walk just as if they wero racing across tho prairio after an obstrep erous bovine. Tho spectators were thrilled with horror, and expected to sco tho two daring men dashed to death at ovory jump tho horses made. Tho riders yelled vociferously, and rodo with tho same easy confidence they always display whon at home on the plains. One of them was some what in advance of tho other, and tho pas sengers wero astonished and their susponso greatly relieved when ho reached the other sido safely and gave vonttoarcgularyell of triumph. But his companion was not so lucky. He was within 30 yards of the end of tho bridge going at full speed when his horso stumbled. Tho rider was seen to sway to and fro for a few seconds, and to mako a despcrato effort to pull tho animal on its feet again, and then both wont down in a heap again. The crowd of lookers on with one impulse gavo veut to a cry of terror, and a number of people started out on tho bridge to render assistanco to the un fortunate fellow. But almost immediately tho fallen cowboy arose, holpod tho horse upon its feet in sonio miraculous way mounted, and cleared tho remaiuing spaco with a .rush, yell ing like a demon as ho flew down the track on tho other side, in hot pursuit of his companion, who was almost out of sight and running as if he wero trying to got out of tho way of a cyclono. If horso or rider was injured, neither showed signs of it from tho distance that in tervened. Evidently tho horse fell over on its side oii tho board walk and managed to keep its legs free from tho spaces botwecn tho tics, thus saving itself from serious injury. It was ono of tho most foolhardy feats on record. Mr. Kelley and the Duko of Maum.ee. Pittsburg Dispatch. William Kelley is a largo, powerful man, with considerable oxporienco in tho handling of horses and cattle. On Friday last ho was sent by the Poor Board to Beaver to bring hack tho Jersey bull, Duko of Maumce, recently pur chased, to bo placed on tho Poor Farm. Tho animal cost considerable money, and Mr. Kelley was loaded down with cautions as to how ho must care for him, and not let his charge corao to any injury. Mr. Kelley lassoed tho bovine, and placing a "snapper" in his noso, tied a ropo to it, and led the bull to the train. Tho animal wa3 placed in an ordinary freight car and tied to a ring in one end. Naturally very ugly aud excitable, tho bull got almost frautic with tho noise and motion of tho train. Kelley dared not leave him, and remained in tho car. Within 10 minutes of tho start tho bull broke the ropo with which he was tied close up to tho ring in tho noso. Tho train was running along pretty fast, and Kelley was afraid that tho animal wound jump from tho car, and so tried to keep him in ouo comer. Then the bull scorned to think that possibly Mr. Kelley would jump from tho car, aud so ho turned and drove thcgeutloman into tho oppo site corner. Then the Jorsoy Taurus seemed to be struck with the idea that if he lifted Mr. Kel ley up through the roof it would bo safer for all concerned. Mr. Kelley naturally objected, aud some 20 minutes was spent iu very much the same position a couple of marbles would take in a rapidly revolved pan. Finally Mr. Kelley succeeded in getting hold of tho ring in tho noso of tho gentleman from Beaver, and to this ho clung. When tho bull would get restive and try to shako him looso, pcoplo along tho lino thought it was thunder. Kelley started out to savo the bull, but inside of 20 minutes would have given $30 to savo himself. He Anally half tired the animal out, so that ho would stand pretty quiet oxecpfc when tho train would stop. Then tho bull would lead Mr. Kelley up and down tho car a few times for exercise. Kelley says it was so dark that he could only sco tho animal's eyes and a white spot on tho end of his tail. The two eyes, he says, looked like coach lamps. At Chartiera tho train stopped. A tramp camo along, and, seeing the car door open, climbed in to steal a ride. "Hero, you," said Kelley. "Got a match." " Yes," said tho tramp, as he produced tho lucifer. " For God's sake light it and help mo tie this bull," said Kelley. The tramp, getting tho location of tho pair, soon helped Kelley tie him, and the rampant bovine rodo into Pittsburg in tho gray of tho morning quiescent. Stories About Cats. Compiled by Uie New York Sun. A cat of Searsport, Me., made friends with a pet rat, but killed all tho wild rats it could find. A cat of South Brooks, Me., watches a cradlo, and when tho child cries caresses it until it falls asleep. A gentleman at Newport, E. I., let a mouso ont of a trap for his cat, but a big rooster stand ing near jumped on it first, took it in his bill by tho nock, and shook it until it was dead. A cat of Hyde Park, Mass., took charge of a brood of six chickens. Sho licked their feath ers until they grew the wrong way. The chicks followed bcr as they would havo followed a hen. A Lewiston cat made friends with a pig, be came his constant companion, and slept with him at night When tho pig was slaughtered she watched by his corpso and refused to cat any of Ins nosh. A Maine cat accidentally stepped on tho keys of a piano board one day, and was surprised at tho sound. Since then sho goes to tho piano regularly and paws the keys, waiting with cars erect and eyes sparkling for the sounds. A gentleman living in the American district writes to The Sun: "I had a black and white cat which showed intelligence in many? ways. Her reasoning power was shown ouo 'day in cold weather, whon she was put out of tho house at 10 or 11 o'clock at night Not haying a warm place to sleep, sho climbed a tree that stood near tho pantry, walked out on a limb, jumped on tho roof, aud from thero got to tho kitchen roof, and thon to my bedroom window in tho second story. It was covered with blinds, which were shut Here sho took hold of tho shutters and shook them again aud again until I lot her in. This same cat would allow no dogs on tho placo. After ono experience no dog came again. Sho would sit on tho stoop and await her opportunity, whon she would jump on tho back of tho invading dog, no mattor how large ho was, and claw him in tho eyes nntil, yelping with pain, ho rau away. As he would pass a tree she would spring from bis back to tho trunk and thence into tho branches. Sho jumped on the wrong dog the other night, for another dog, coming up, bit her through tho back and killed her, much to my sorrow." A Candid Confession. Texas Sitings. A Texas gentleman discovered his servant helping himself to tho former's cigars. U "Sam, lam surprised." ol "So is I, boss. I 'lowed you had dun gone out inter do country." 5 o . i.11, ' ' ' .",,.'!. .."iiiuj' mjujujug I .A.NCLO-SWISS AAI f 1 lt CONDENSED lILIi IffTT.KTffATW BRAND. Economical and convenient for all kitohen puzposof. Setter for babios than nncondensod milk. Sold everywhere. THE WORM "WILL TURN. Jin Thought He Kf,w,,.Hary, but She Convinced Him that lie Didn't. DifrbilSrA'e Prcis. We were winding'down one of tho mountain roads of Tenncsseerin uncart drawn by a mule. The laud was barren the cabins no better than hovels, and it was'tf query how pcoplo made a baro living or wofecontGnt to stay. By and by, wo came to a turn in tlicroad whero there was a trough to water horses and tho cabin of a settlor. This cabiff wasthe poorest of all, and nothing around i? indicated, that the owner made any attempt .to "cultivate tho soil. Wo reached the placojnst trftime to witness a tab leau. A woman, fjoorly5 dressed, and her face bearing tho look of one wfio had seen much worry and suffering, stood noar tho trough, and a satchel filled with clothing sat on tho ground besido her. Five feet away stood her husband, a burly, tongb-faco'd moantiinocr, and ho held a switch in his hand. Neither minded usas we drove up, aud it was a full miuute before tho husband said: "Mary, I'll wollopyo!" "Jim, yodasn't!" sho replied. " Mary, yo can't lcavo me, nohow." "Jim, I'm gwino ter do it! I've starved an' suffered till I'm clean gono ! I'm going homo." " Mary, if you don't tako up that satchel and march in I'll wollop yo good and stout!" There wore two of us besides tho driver. Tho woman looked up and scanned our faces, as if to judgo how far sho might couut on our holp, and the driver said: '"Tain't rulablo for strangers to mix in, Mary; and Jim's got a knifo and would kill somebody. Better go in." " Never! " sho hissed. "If you don't," said tho husband as ho camo a step nearor, " I'll make tho fur fly. Tako that!" With a swish ho brought tho switch down across her shoulders and raised it again. Sho stood stock still for a minute and looked him in tho oye, and then walked into tho hovel. " Eay ther peart, but tho gad will euro her ! " grinned tho husband as ho drew tho switch through his fingers. His triumph was short lived. In 60 seconds Mary reappeared. Sho had the mountaineer's heavy rifle in hor bands, aud as sho came out sho raised it on a line with tho man's heart: " Jim, I want yo to git I " ,, "N-o!" " "Sartin!" "Shoo! Can't doit!" Click! click! "Mary, what yo gwino to do?" " Kill yo like a wolf in ycr tracks if ye don't walk away." "Whar to?" "Nobody kcers! Go sumwhar keep goin' don't never como back! Hurry up, fur I'm going down on tho stage!" Ho looked into her eyes and saw the change. Poverty and brutality had oomo to an end. Love had turned to disgust, and in placo of fear wa3 such bravery as ho would not havo looked for in a man on the road. He saw "shoot" in her eyes, but bo still hesitated. " Mary, drop that rifle," ho whispered. " Jim, git ! If you aro hero when I've finished counting 20 I'll kill you as sure as thore is a God in Heaven ! " He began backing away. When ho had gono 20 feet ho turned anI walked. When ho had gone a hundred ho halted, wheeled about and aftor a long look muttered: " Wall, by gosh 1 Mary, lot's make up ! " " Keep a-gittin', Jim," sho replied, as sho still covered him with tho riflo. In five minutes bo was out of sight up tho road. Tho woman placed tho gun and satchel in tho cart, walked into tho hovel to bo gono two minutes, andawhen sho came back to tho cart and took a scat with us, flames wero seen creeping through a hundred crevices between tho dry logs. Without vc word sho climbed in, and only onco during tli'6 flve-milo rido did sho utter a word. At S bond in tho road sho looked back at tho pyramid of smoko and flamo wrought by hcr! handsand said, as if to her self: . a & " Jim didn't know Mary, Jim didn't" ' " m Sho Cllanffcdircr Grip. Chicago In&r-Ocean. The feat of coWringan octavo on tho keys of a piano is too'ijiuch for tho small hands of some girls, and a stirgica oporation for adding to tho spreading capacity of tho fingers has come into considerable yoguo. It consists in dividing certain "fibrous,; bands in tho littlo finger. Most of .the pupils of a certain profes sor of music have submitted to it. Thero is not much pain involved, and no disfigurement The improved finger is1 left with none of tho dependence upon its nparost neighbor which is its natural characteristic. Ono of tho maidens was telling mo about it. Sho declared it to bo a perfect success. "Bnt a funny thing happened," sho added. "You know Ben? He's my best wooer. We'd clasped hands by tho hour, don't you sco? and his familiarity with my gentle grip wa3 very accurate. A party of us girls went to Phila delphia to havo our littlo fingers slit by Dr. Forbes, who invented tho operation, I believe. From thero I mado a trip West, and on return ing to Now York my fingers were all healed. Ben camo to sco mo, of course, and that evening wo sat in a sort of artificial gloaming in our parlor- gas turned low sco? Oh, 'twasn't any impropriety, for a chum of mino was on tho sofa with us. Ben reached for my baud, and got it; but he thought it was my friend's, be cause tho improved finger radically altered tho flexibility, tho sentimentality, tho individual ity of tho clasp, so to speak. Ho turned so red that I felt a glow from his faco in tho dark, and, dropping my hand, ho begged t'other girl's pardon." Rot Much of a Fool Aftor AIL Texas Siftings. Sara Wednesday, an impecunious citizen of Austin, was supposed to bo crazy, and his rela tives brought him before the County Court to havo a lunalico de inqiiirertdo jury pass on his mental condition, his delusion being that ho was very rich. A lawyor proceeded to ask tho crazy man questions to test his sanity. "I hear that youaro going to build a$50,000 residence." "It is going to cost $60,000." "You don't say so." " Yes, and I am going to start a daily paper with $250,000 capital. That's a mere trifle for a man of my means." " You seem to havo so much money, perhaps you would not object to lendiug ine a thousand dollars?" "I'd like to do it, Judgo, but that would be such a risky investment everybody would suspect me of being crazy." Tho refusal of tho supposed lunatic to seri ously cntortain tho idea of lending money to an Austin lawyer, caused tho jury to decide that Sam was in full possession of his reasoning faculties. Tho Latest Fane j. Godcy's Magazine. Parisiennos havo lately taken an extravagant affection for birds, which about equals tho pug dog mania now on the wane. Tho mania for birds is as strong as it was in tho days of tho Empress Josephine. In overy fashionable bou doir you will find on a plush-covered table, amid books, reviews, bonbonnicres, and femi nino trifles of all kinds, a lovely cage of carved ivory, tortoise shell, mot'hor-of-pearl, or chased silver, which imprisions two or more rare exotic birds, or a pair ofigrcen lOvo birds. Tho soeds which they cat aro hold&in a silver cup; they drink from littler bowl of Bohemiau glass. The bottom is sprinkled overy morning with tho sawdust of a secntedtwood in place of sand. Lastly, tho raresthnd most beautiful hothouse flowers aro attached hetwoen tho bars of tho cage for tho birdsito sm'oll and pluck to pieces with thoir bills.a.To what extravagance will fashion next lead hor votaries? The cost of keeping a wholoifamity moderately is trifling in comparison with, what Is now waited on pets. ; B-i All da tnofFamily. A. L. Stowart a"nd Mollio Johnson were to have been marrie3at Ccntralia, 111., last week. Stewart went to Saleni aijd procured a marriage license, but uponf"his return tho young lady bad decided lioffo marry him, and refused to listen to his pleadings. A younger sister offered hor hand aud heart to tho disappointed youth. A change of name was mado in tho license, aud tho marriage ceremony went on, to tho apparent satisfaction of everybody. How often is the light of tho household clouded by Bigns of melancholy or irritability on tho part of tho ladies. Yet they aro not to bo blamed, for they aro tho lesult of aihncnts peculiar to that sex, which men know not of. But tho cause may bo removed and joy restored by the nse of Dr. Pierce's " Favorito Prescrip tion," which, as a tonic and norviuo for debili tated women, is certain, safe aud pleasant It is beyond all couiparo the great hoaler of women. SUNDAY MEDITATION. Practical Dntici, T.iuffht tr a Stndj of the Inter national Sunday School Lesion, for Auj. 9. 1 XJ., 13 : 10-29. Ono reading these notes should first carefully study the paragraph from the Holy Scriptures as indicated utouve. We are to study Elijah's grand challenge to Abab to test the question as to which is tho true God Jehovah or Baal. We take our stand nine centuries before Christ Abab had accused Elijah of being tho cause of the late trouble in tho Kingdom of Israel, viz., tho famine, tho drouth. (Vs. 17, 18.) True, the trouble was created by the God of Elijah and at the com mand of tho Prophet The cause, however, lay back further, to wit, in the idolatory of tho people. It was a punishment Elijah is deter mined to settle tho question. Ho calls for a test. He would have two altars constructed. A bullock was to be slain and properly placed on each altar. No firo was to be put under either sacrifice Then tho priests of Baal, who had been collected to tho number of 450, wero to pray Baal to send down fire on their altar and consume their victim. If they failed, then Elijah was to address his God, petitioning for tho descent of fire from Heaven to burn up the sacrifice on his altar. Wo aro interested in the scene of this mem orable contest It wa3 on Mt Carmel. This is a range of five or six miles, running northwest The northwest end reaches to the bay of Acre, on the Mediterranean coast; the southeast runs down into Southern Galilee and Northern Samaria. East of tho interior end is the valley of Esdraelon. Tho events of tho lesson oc curred on an clovation west of tho valley, 1,635 feet abovo the sea, 1,000 feet abovo tho Kishon, which runs along tho side of Carmel, looking to tho north. Two hundred aud fifty feet be low tho spot whero tho altars wero built is a perennial spring. The modern name for the exact location is El-Mohhraka, which means " The Burnt Place," iu allusion to the circum stances which are our study. Elijah proposed tho test Abab 'accepted it Ho was quite ready to do anything to end tho famine. Matters could scarce bo worse, any way. At Ahab's command 450 priests of Baal reported at Mt. Carmel. Elijah is tho only Prophet of God to tako paitin tho event ono to 450. Tho masses aro invited to witness tho test. They bad been worshiping Baal, and yet they could not totally forsake tho true God. Many wero making tho vain experiment of serving both God and Baal. In somo cases, in the laud of Israel, people would construct two altars, ouo for God and ono for Baal, and so, offering sacrifices on both, try to mako suro of meeting success through ouo or tho other. Now comes Elijah. Hear him: "How long halt yo bctwoen two opinions? If tho Lord bo God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him." Next he made the challenge. He pro posed a test by which to sco which was tho real God. Tho pcoplo at onco fell in with tho plan. The priests of Baal wero obliged to ac cept tho challenge. The altars wore gotten in readiness with tho sacrifices. The priests of Baal were given tho first chanuo to test. From six in tho morning until noon they in vain pleaded with Baal. They becamo quite frantic. In irony Elijah said, "Cry aloud ; for he is a God. Either ho is talking with some otbor parties, or he is pursuing off hunting, or he is in a journey, or peradventuro hosleopeth is having his siesta or after-dinner nap, and must bo awaked." Now they become more oxcitcd than over, even cutting themselves' with knives and lancets, and so mingling hu man with bruto blood. Thus they kept up till 3 o'clock p. m. Let us gather tho practical lessons: 1. Wo havo a splendid illustration of faith. Elijah had cither received directions from God to propose the test, or ho extemporized it In oithcr caso thero was great faith. He belioved God would keep his promise, send down fire, pour out showers. Or, else, ho had confidence God would answer prayer in such a great emer gency. Ahab, too, must have had a certain kind of faith in Baal, or ho would not havo consented to tho trial. And the priests of Baal must have trusted in their god. Baal was tho sun god the god of firo; they thought surely ho would send down flames on their altar. But their faith was baseless. Baal could not causo it to rain, though three years aud a half passed. Ho could not sot a sacrifice on firo when all tho in terests of a nation, from a heathen point, de pended on tho descent The people could but lose confidence in so fceblo a god. It makes a great differenco what ono believes and in whom ono believes. Mere faith is nothing. "H one's creed bo incorrect his lifo will not bo right Look to your opinions. Have an opin ion. Do not halt between two opinions, and so bo opinionlcss. '2. Bo willing to argue, to give reasons. Elijah did not require the followors of Baal to turn to God without trying to convince them. All they wanted were facts. They staked their faith on the trial. If people do not see their way to accopt Christianity, givo them proof of its truthfulness. Bear with them. Bring out tho evidences. Bid tho masses see the results of Christianity. Show them godly lives. Con vince them of tho powor of God to overthrow evil. 3. Majorities aro not necessarily right On tho ono band wero tho King and his audacious wifo, 450 priests, national recognition aud sup port; on tho other, apparently, one man. And yet all wero wrong except that ono man. 4. Prayer is a power a power if addressed to God. But the priests of Baal prayed. Yes, indeed; but it was to Baal. Tho very results show prayer in itself is not sufficient We must address the true God. Bo thankful, our God is nover too busy to hear, never oft' gunning, never on an excursion, and never sleepy. 5. Bo bravo for tho truth. Stand up for Christ. What a grand figure Elijah was bofore Ahab! How bravely ho issues his challenge. One thinks of St. Paul in the presence of Agrippa, of Luther at tho Diet of Worms, of Latimer in tho Court of Henry Yllf, of Patrick Heury in tho Virginia House of Burgesses. One would think Elijah King instead of Ahab be is so authoritative. Ahab is servant and obeys tbo Prophet 6. Irony has a certain play in religions work. It was seemingly very harsh in Elijah to mock tho priests of Baal. Eidiculo is a legitimate weapon if used in a just cause. Solomon rep resents Wisdom (a namo for Christ) saying to sinners: " I will mock when your fear cometh." (Pro., 1:2G.) Nicholls, in "Help to the Beading of the Biblo," says : " Tho mockery of Elijah to wards tho priests of Baal was a holy robuko of irrcligion, by which ho moro effectually ex posed tho gross folly as woll as wickedness of tho idolatry of Baal." That was a sovero bit of irony when Christ asked tho Pharisees the question, "Will ye also bo his disciples?" (John, 9:27.) 7. Thero is no virtuo in noisy demonstra tions. Tho priests of Baal cut themselves with knives and lancets until human blood mingled with tho blood of tho bullock. All tho timo thoy kept up a loud crying or shouting. The Hebrew law specifically forbado any lacerations of tho flesh. (Lev., 1958.) Woishipersof heathen gods supposed their deities were specially pleasod with human blood. Says St. Paul: ' Bodily exercise profitoth little." (1 Ti., 4:8.) Prof. H. H.Smith, a Brazilian explorer, writing of the sufferings from famine of 18S0 in Brazil, says: " Two days before St. Joseph's day there was a great penitential procession at Ico. Thu peasuutd, led by their piicsts, walked together to tho church, carrying heavy burdens on their heads, crying ana cutting themselves with sharp stones. "All that day and all the next the peasants watched tho bky, crying every hour for rain. AVhen tho morning of St. Joseph's day came, and not a drop had fallen, the streets were filled with terrible waitings: mothers held their starving babies aloft that they might appcaso the pitiless sky; strong men dashed themselves to the ground with groans and tears and clenched hands. For their supersti tion is that if no rain falls before the 4th of March, St. Joseph has withdrawn his aid ; the rest of the year will be dry." In contrast with tbo terrible outcries of tho priests of Baal, notice tho calm demeanor of Elijah. 8. Be positive adhorents of Christ On the question of Christianity each must take an un equivocal stand. In his grand farewell, Joshua said : " Choose yo this day whom ye will sorve." (Joshua, 24: 15.) Hear St Paul: "Corao out from among them, and be yo separato, saith tho Lord ; and touch not tbo unclean thing, and I will receivo you, and will bo a Father unto you, and ye shall bo my sons and daughters." (2 Cor., vi : 14-18.) Christ has said plainly, wo cannot servo God and mammon. The very attempt at a dual worship is sin. God was offended with tho Church of the Lacdiceaus because tho members woro neithor cold uor hot It is tho wish of Christ wo be on his sido fully. The subjects of Ahab woro quite unsettled. Thoy halted be tween two opinions. He call3 on them to take a stand to bo for Johovah or for Baal. He says, "How long halt yo betwoon two opin ions ? " Somo rondor tho Hobrow thus : " How long hop yo about on two boughs ? " Here is a metaphor, grounded on tho observation that a bird, lighting on a branch, stops but a momont, J and then hops to another, aud so on constantly, seeming all the time quito undetermined on which to remain. Take position. You cannot bo on two sides. Two affirmatives aro a nega tive. "Oh, who is there among uj, the true and the tried, Who'll stand by his colors, who's on the Lord's side'" Crush Baal. Stand up for Jehovah. m Loto's Young Dream. Texas Sijlings. Edgar Begosh was a young lawyer in not very flourishing circumstauce3 in Austin. Pe cuniarily, ho might just as well have been an editor. He made up his mind to marry for money, so he began paying his addresses to ono of tho Misses McHenepin. His courtship soon reached that point that ho fell down on his knees before her, and, seizing her hands, said, in an excited tone of voice: " Be mine, Miss Birdie. Without you lifo would bo indeed a bleak Sahara. May I hope?" Miss Birdie McHenepin told him that she could never be more than a sister to him. "That's bad," he said, getting up and dust ing off his pants; "but, say, Miss Birdio, you put in a good word for me with your sister, won't you, eh?" Why suffer tho tortures of biliousness when Hood's Sarsaparilla will give you sure relief? Sold by drngcists. 100 Doses Ono Dollar. FOR THE LAJDIES. A young lady, said to be a phenomenal whist ler, has made her ballroom debut at Ear Harbor. ' Her notes are melodious, clear and correct," says nn admirer, "and the attractiveness of the per formance is hightened into positive enchantment by the pouting pucker of her lips." "It maybe said that the pouting is not confined to her mouth," adds an enthusiastic observer, "but extends the width of her shrugging shoulders to her corsage, so deprecatory is her pose as she stands before her listeners." Women dentists, report says, are increasing in the cities of Germany. Children and ladies prefer them oftentimes to male practitioners. South Carolina is the only State which allows no divorce. A widow in Harrisbnrg has beaten the record by eloping with two coachnicn. Miss Laura Braden, treasurer of the "Washing ton & Waynesburg Itailroad, in this State, is the only female railroad official in the country. She is young and handsome, and presides over the pay car with dignity and nerve. In spite of the standing criticism and ridicule in Europo on the nasal voices of American women, the cultivated voices of American girls continue to take high rank in the vocal schools. Miss Moore's triumph at the Paris Conservatory added another to the distinguished list of American nightingales. Phttadeljihia Ledger. A Boston legal authority says that the young lady who has been jilted has the right to read the recreant's letters in her breach of promise suit, but she must not weave them into a novel and copy right them. That privilege belongs to the gentle man. She may, however, demand the return of her own letters as her property. This is not the popular idea, but there have been many decisions. Georgo Washington kept copies of his letters and bequeathed them to his nephew, who had them published. A. compiler of another biography of Washington copied them. There was a lawsuit. Tho Judgo said that 'Washington did not part with the ownership by sending the lettera to his corre spondents, and he declared this doctrine applica ble to all letters, whether of literary value or not. SCIENTIFIC CHAT. A Fresno, Cal., paper avers that 70,000 pounds of arsenic has been sold by druggists of that placo since the prescription of molasses, arsenic, and brnn has been found so efficacious as a grasshopper destroyer. Somebody is liable to be poisoned in the neighborhood of Fresno. Frequent applications of a wash of carbolic soap will save horses from annoyance by flies, but tho best protection is a full-sized cover in tho open air and a rather dark stable when at rest. The spores of smut found in smutty grain aro so small that 7,500,000 can be placed sido by side in the space of one square inch. Three of tho persons inoculated witli Dr. Car mona's attenuated yellow-fever germs have since died of tho fever at Vera Cruz. The popular im pression is that the system is as much a failure as Dr. Fcrran's attempt to guard against cholera by inoculation with cholera bacilli. Tho lowest recorded temperature 303 below zero F. has been produced by Olszewski! by va porizing liquid nitrogen under low pressure. Li quid carbon monoxide gave 065 below zero, and liquid oxygen 246J. A tomahawk of tempered copper "was recently found by a farmer near Sanborn, Dakota. It is a rare relic, as the method of tempering copper is a lost art in America. Cold water bathing may prove beneficial or injurious. Much depends upon tho method, and still more upon the person who practices it. A re cent writer in tlm British Medical Journal lays down the principle that there are those whom a cold bath will injure instead of invigorate. The readiest test of benefit is tho glow of free surface circulation, or, at least, the absence of any decided chill after emersion. Those who take to it should begin in Summer, not Winter, and so become gradually accustomed to its lowest temperature. jSo ono should, linger over .it three or four minutes are ample. After immersion the body should bo quickly and well dried and rubbed before dressing. Light gymnastic or dumb-bell or club exercise may occupy the next few minutes, tho clothes being partly on if the weather be cold, and breakfast, or a cup of warm tea or cofTee, should shortly follow, to prevent chilling. PERSONS AND THINGS. There was a time when it made no difference to the rancher whether it rained on tho plains or not. There was always grass to spare. Now the ranges are stocked full and many of them are over stocked. A short gross crop now would mean death to thousands of cattle. The business has al ready been spread out to its utmost limits. Melons in Georgia are worth 25 cents a dozen. Fifteen years ago a stage coach coming out of Blackfoot, Idaho, was robbed of 500 poundsof gold dust. 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