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-.-.- -r-s:s't''-t-i'e-ta THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY, JUNE 17. 1900. J -a-j i AMERICAN MUSIC AND WRITTDX FOn THE SCNDAT RCPrBICC. Apropos the visits of the sovereigns cf Europo to tho Exposition, It'ls intiestlng to note how few of these exalted or.ea are out of "trade" themselves, writes Sterling Heillg In tha Philadelphia Inquirer. Nearly all tho German Princes are openely en gaged either In commerce or manufacture. Tho Tsar of Russia is one cf the greatest winegrowers in the wcrld; nnd his Immense vineyards in tho Caucasus produce a juice from which nro Imitated the most cele brated cru of Bordeaux. Fold In Russia and tho Orient as the real. Thosj rear relative of tho Tsar, the Grand Dtkes of Mecklenburg, are noted horsebrecders and pork packers. The King of Saxony tells nnuallv a million dollars worth of porce lainssome of them Imitating the undent xnarks so perfectly that unleirned amateurs complain of being misled by their- The Cuko of Coburg draws an honest income from a great hot-house fruit and vegetable cultivation. The Duke cf Bavaria has made a fortune out of hi Palatinate tobacco and cheeses. The Duke of Schleswig-Hol-etein-Augustcnburg, brother-in-law of "Wil liam II. is the proprietor of one of the most Important starch factories cf Ger many. The Duke of Saxc-Veim?r-EIse-nach, is a treat horticulturist and nursery man, his plants and young trees having a "SWEET PEA GIRL" HAS GONE TO SEEK GOLD. Mysterious Woman in the Durrani Murder Trial Has Departed for Nome. Special Corresponaercs cf The Sunday Rej ublle. Ban Francisco, CaL, June 11. Mis i Rose Holland, "tkv sweet pea girl" cf the Dur rant murder trial, is a victim of the gold fever. When tho steamer San Jose pulled out for the Nome gold-fields "the swet pea girl" was among tho most excited passen gers on her deck. That she is a womsn of impulses has long since been demonstrated, but whether or riot a nature with this as its strongest characteristic will 'win in the battle for gold remains to b seen. She says she has confidence In her luck, however, and none who heard her ques tioned her belief that Dame Fortune would favor her in her pursuit tor riches. Miss Holland is prone to thrust famo up on herself. A few years ago. when all San Francisco was horrified at the discovery of the dead bodies of Blanche Kimont and Minnie. Williams in Emanuel Baptist Church and appalled when it learnsd that Durrant was the murdercr.she became wide ly. If not enviably known. When mothers drew their children around them and young er women shrank at the very mention of the name of the fiend of the belfry. Miss Holland went forth to comfort tho criminal. Each day found her In court with a handful of fragrant violets, her token of confidence for Durrant. the murderer. So much mys tery attached to her friendship for him that it was rumored that it was none other than she who was bearing the great ex pense of his trial. This she firmly denied throughout, however, and whether her In terest In the murderer was simply caprice or otherwise irlll probably never be known. After Durrant's execution she once again merged Into obscurity, but now the eye's of the world at least thl portion thereof are again upon her. and will watch with Inter est her fight for fortune in the land of the midnight sun. SAVED HIS LIFE BY WHISTLING FOR BEES. Connecticut Farmer and His Oxen Cov ered by a Swarm of Thousands of the Insects. J o J J J special Correvponflecco of TTr.e Suooay Republic Danbury. Conn., Juno H. Henry Fitch, a yourg farmer, living at Mountain End, In vited death for himself and his tv:o oxen the otter day by whistling. Toung Fitch Is a whistler of much ability. He has whistled at every farmhouse and every gathering In the celghtorhood, and when he is whistling nobody caros to listen to piano, violin, flute guitar or banjo. Tae other day Fitch was plowing in his field plowicg and whistling. Two sleek, sleepy oxen were drawlrg the plow, and neither they nor Fitch paid any attention to anything but the plowing and the whist ling. Presently a swarm of thousands of honey bees hovered over them.- There wan no us to run still less to fight them, and Fitch imply kept on whistling and plowlng.w hllo tto bets settled, softly upon him nnd the oxen. They seemed friendly enough as long aa ntch whistled, and Fitch adrrlta that he was willing to whistle as lopg as they remained friendly, and seemed Inclined to listen. Fitch continued to plow along. Ills patch led toward his home where he cjuld see his mother In the yard. He cacght the tails of tho oxen and held them so the beasts might not anger the bees by switch ing them. For the distance of half a mile he held those two oxtails and whistled. His mother looked up and saw him. He and his oxen looked like they ralght be covered with a soft brown fur. Fitch topped whistling Just long enough to hout "Bees," and then continued his team without the bees, realizing that ho bad dropped a note. Mrs. Fitch acted at once. Sh knows something of bees and realized that unless she got them hived In short order they would probably sting her son to death. For she argued that ho could not keep .on whistling forever. So she got a huge tin pan and heran beat ing It vigorously. Tho bees stirred uneasily at this Interruption of their concert, but they did not sting, and after a few moments every one-of them rose In the air and started toward the tin pan. Mrs. Fitch led the way to an empty hive that had luckily been prepared for another swarm, and by dint of much beating and coaxlnr trot all tha bees Into 1L "Fitch stopped whlstllnr. sat down flat on th. rronnd n1 mocDeB his face. The sleek. lazy oxen switched their tails vigorously to make up xor lost was. SOElsTE .A.T THE PAHIS EXPOSITION .A.T THE OIFEINTITG- OON"OERT universal reputation. The Prince of Stel berg is a miner, drawing from his cwn liver mines in the Hartr Mountains, a largevpart of the slher for the coinage of the Empire. And William II hlm-eir. final ly. Is a porcelain manufacturer, even down to vessels cf the humblest uses. The Char lottenburg factory is his personal venture, and is said to be makirg big -sums of money for this great sovereign. When they visit the Exposition their serene hlghn-sse'. each with his specialty, will come as well posted as an American business man. The army of our fellow-countrymen, al ready la force. Is beginning to suffer from Internecine disorders. Some say we are too generous. Some say we have a deadlj' grip, even for small change. Extra crdlna-y stories of how we are to be "done" during the Exposition are ctigrent. alongside cf extraordinary declarations of independence and threats of boycotting. The dispute has already reached the public press, and Paris ians In general and the colony In particu lar Is being treated to a feast of "letters to the Editor." Meanwhile the American lady raise her voice. Running about Paris unattended. Rre gets Into cafes ladles ought not to frequent, and Is asked. In her own interests, to va cate. "My two daughters and myself en tered a cafe (the name of which should have been a guarantee It was tht Cafa M jf WRITTEN TOR THE SCKDAT rjPUBTJC Larry de Huckster: "Say. Mag. look at da moon." Mag o de Fact'ry: "Rats wid de moon! Wots de moon tuh me?" L. de H.: "Jeece! Didn youe never go tuh school? An'jsk me. wofs de moonT Mag. yousa got anodder childhood coroln' tuh yuh. Say. hones, wot Is de moon tuh yuh? Aaln't It nottlnT M. o" de F.: "Nix-. Larrr. it ain't nothln tuh me. de moon ain't." L. de If.: "Hones". Mag, don't de moon cut no IceT" M. o' de F.: "Not a big enough chunk fur de kids to run after aa holler, 'Mister, please gimme some. I de H.: Well, wot does cut ice wid your M. o de F.: "Wy, Kid. dere's scvrul t'lngs might. De sooprlntendunt cuts a whole lot. an de forelady cuts some. An' I know a blacksmlt dere ain't no flies on." L. da H.: "How about me. Mag. don't X spell nottln'T M. o' de F.: "O. you might spell sump'n, only It looks tuh ma like you're tongue-tle-d, Larry." L. de IL: "Jeecel Ton call me tongue tied. Magi If yuh do. jou'se sure call me out o' me name. Jeece! Tuh oughta.hoar me wid de wagon an a load o weg'tubles. Touse wouldn't t'ink I was tongue-tied to hear me holler "Strawberries! Strawberries! Ripe Tomatoes, O!" " M. o' de F,: "Half of 'em's rotten. I bet." L. de II.: "Well, juh got to con some body tuh get long In dls world." M. o de F.: "Dat's all right. KM, but I YEAST AS AREMEDY FORSTY As is well known, sty. or orgeolet. makes Its appearance In the form of a hard red pimple, very sensitive to tha touch, which forms on the outside edge of the eyelid most frequently the upper eyelid. It gener ally begins with a small point of Induration, about the dimensions of a grain of millet, but on becoming an Inflamed tumor, as sumes tha dimensions of an oat, and is anmettmes irannnan1.il rnr fuwYm n-.v I eyelid. At tha end of a few dajs tbe tumor Amertcaln) and were about to seat our sehes when we were Informed by the gsr con. In the hearing cf even body, thit they did ret serve ladles who were unaccom panied." So writes on Indignant one to the Messenger, And Immediately, being an American ladj-, she proposes to make 'a re form. "I should be glad to learn If other American ladles In Pari hae beer, sub jected to a like nnnoyanco. and whether nothing can be done to prevent a recur rence, at least in a cafe bearing such a name" The pity of it 1 that the lady. In her Innocence, had stumbled Into Just one of those cafes, sought by their brother, from which American ladles would be proud to be ejected when In possession of the fact. It was In the daytime, toe. whn een ruch cafe, in the name of propriety, are kept clear cf unattended damsels. Should any nice-looking, fair one. Ameri can cr other, really wish to sit la the Cafe America In unattended, she need but visit it after the theater at night, when the rules are relaxed as can testify great numbers of American jcang men and old. All this but shows the ejes of the world now being on this capital the great need of t!-e American lady to be, for a short time, self effacing, in the interest of the general American exhibit. I fancy that the Boxing Club would give a hearty welcome to a few American fight THE HUCKSTER'S PROPOSAL. 'JBlOrVT- .A.IBOTJ-T UUCE, :iVL&.Gr, TJOIT'T X yuh see I ain't no old married Same hangtn' over a alley gate. I'm free yet. Tuh can't work cone o your old, rotten tricks off on me." L. da H.: "O. I got some fresh goods. even at dst, Mag. But I ain't never trie J cotttn fresh-on you yeL" M. o -de F.: " 'Twouldn't pay yuh none." L. da H.t "I ain't tookln' fur none ue best o' yuh. Mag. If I was. I'd tried it long apo. An" I ain't sarin" wheddT I'd o' failoj or not. All I'm sayln' is I repccks yuh. an' I ain't never tried nottln," M. o' de F.: "Dal'a right. Kid. yuh ain't. An' I respeck. yuh, too. fur It." L. de II.: "How much. Magf M. o de F.: "Oh, it's Informashlon ycu'ro after now. Well, yuh don't get It. see? Silence and rumination by Kid. M. o de F.: 'Gimme your hat. Kid. I can hold It right here on my hsp v.id mine. Dere's plenty o' room." Larry hands her his hst. M. o de F. (examining It In the moon light): "Stetson?" L. da IL: "Tou win. Dat ain't no wheel-o'-fortuns bet." .M; UfjJf" "Tou bln l5ayln ' to night. KMT L. de IL: "Nixie. Not me. I passed dat wheel-o'-fortune up long time ago M. o de F.: "How many wagons yuh run nln' now. Kid?" L. de IL: "A couple dat I own. an' ono I'm purty near paid up on." M. o' de F.: "What does a wagon bring yuh in a week?" L. de IL: "Countin horse feed?" M. o' de F.: "What do I know about accumulates, becomes white and breaks, discharging a small quantity of pus and a greenish core. Cicatrization usually takea place rapidly and without leaving any trace. A sty Is neither more nor less than a boll on the outer edge of the ejelld. It is the re sult of Inflammation of the glands that sur round the eyelashes. It is of no gravity in Itself, but In the case of some persons It re turns with such tenacity that it becomes a real Infirmity. With persons of this class, therefore, preventive treatment requires to vbo conducted with extreme care. As soon as 'AMERICAN VISITORS IN PARIS. : ers during the Exposition. The trouble with those who have already shown in Pans has been that being champions on vacation their demands were exorbitant and their performance meager. Nor were they ecr In communication with the proper people in Paris. Here "la boxc" 1 peculiarly the sport of aristocrats and as piring gilded j-outh. The Ecole de Joine vllle has nothing in cemmon with the Folles-Bergcre. and the Boxing Club gets together a very different public from that of the avaricious managers of Paris music halls. Talk of a great fight. In which the names of Jeffries. "Fltz" and one or two other American heavy weights are mentioned. Is now current la the Colony. The facts are these: Mr. William WIndom Brackett, son of Commissioner Frederick Brackett. came to ParU already interested in tho International sporting events of the show. On going over the possible American fea tures with the French promoters, thli question of a first-class pugilistic exhibit came to assume such proportion as to Jus tify the offer of a purse of $10,000 plu half the gate receipt. The new bull-light ring in the suburbs of Paris, with a seat ing capacity of 14,000 people, has been put at their disposition. Fltrslmmons. who is naturally anxious to have another oppor tunity of distinguishing himself, has signi horse feed?" L. de IL: "Wot do yuh know about wagons, den? Ain't a wagon got tuh have sump'n tuh make it go?" M. o' de F.: "I mean 'In de clear." KM. How much do uh make off'n our two wagons?" L. de H.: "Well. I started wid one. an' I didn't own It. I rented It from one o' de Bresnahans. Well, he wanted tuh sell one day, on' I t'ought I'd try her. Tuh can guess de rest, can't yuh? I told yuh I owned two wagons, an I got nnoddcr al most paid up fur, an dey're ail arunnln. too." M. o' de F.: "Who's runnin" em. Kid?" L. de IL: "Wot's dat tuh a woman? Tuh wouldn't know If I told yuh." M. o de F.r "I ain't no woman yet. ocJ wouldn't ask yuh. I'd known better, if I was. But yuh needn't mind. I'll never ask yuh nottln' pursna again." L. de IL: "Jeece! Mag. Tuh sore?-SI-lenca b'y Mag. L. do H.: "Say, Mag," Silence by Mag. L. de II,: "Jeecel if I'd a knowed yuh was goln' tuh get swelled. I wouldn't a an swered yuh dat way. Hones', Mag. Causa I ain't got nottln' tuh hold back. If IM t'ought yuh really wanted tuh know. I'd tell yuh dat dem t'reo wagons average me twenty-one per, all teld. Dat's seven bucks a week from each one of 'em. An' dere's mo an" me mudder left out o" de who!o fam'ly. Now. yuh got any more questions In -vour catechism?" M. o' de F.: Say. Kid. ain't yuh fratd tuh , make fun o" i'e cati:hlsm?" the sty appears an attempt may be made to top it at tlie outset by a slight cauteriza tion with nitrate of sliver, or else with a Pencil dipped in tincture of iodine. When It has reached the rull period of inflammation the treatment should be limited to the appli cation of a few poultice of starch or of com presses dipped In a slightly antiseptic liquid. If the pus doe not discharge It should be made to discharge by means of a alight in cision. The favorable results that have been ob- tfltnerl In tT (Mlm.n( nt tstff t... ...v.! .. yeast have suggested, to M. Terson of Paris fied his willingness to fight in France. Mr. S. C. Haller. formerly with tbe Buffalo Bill Show, I now on his way across the Atlantic with the papers ready for tho signing. And all 1 as good a arranged, excepting tho Identity of "FitzV oppo nent, who i, by choice. Jeffrie, the win ner of the world's championship contest. Whether it will be a fight to a finish or a morercstrictcd boxing match with S-ounee gloves will depend on the decision of the Prefect of Police of Paris, who Is now hold ing the question under advisement. In either case there Is a splendid public for such a meeting at the present moment in Paris, and. Fporty and ungentle as it may seem. It will be received as the most American and the most welcome of our American exhibits. Until the pugilists arrive, the most talked-of American In Pari certainly 1 Mr. Sousa. Sousa's Band has now played half a dozen times before the greatest open air crowd. the Exposition ha yet as sembled. It 1 not far to seek. th secret of -I his Immense and Immediate vogue, in th's perfect spring weather thc Sousa "after noons" spontaneously developed Into so many all-round assemblies of the Colony and visiting thousands. When they play "The Stars nnd Stripes Forever," when they wave the big Hag from the step of the coquettish little music pavilion of the SPBIjL nSTOTTTJS"?' 1 L. d H.: "I ain't raakln fun o nottln. I go to 4 o'clock mass, m'self. sometimes." M. o' de F.: Do yuh go res'Iar. Kid?" I de IL: "Well. I can't say I go reg'lar. liut. sometimes, when I bin pl.isln' lw-l all night of a Saturday night, I drops In on me way home," M. o de F.: "Mass won't hurt tinbody. L. de If.: "Dat's Wot mo mudder take pain tuh tell n". I don't go tub church as often as I mUsht. but I rctpck it, all .right." M. o de F.: "Say. kid, is derej any one looking?" L. de IL: "Couple o g-jm chewcrs, dats all. Why?" M. o de F.: "Gimme a kiss." (Tha kiss Is given.) L. d IL: "Wot did yuh do dat fur?" M. o' de F.: "Oh. I Just wanted to." I- de IL: "Te. but wot fur?" M. o do F.: "Well. uh said yuh repecks de church, didn't yah?" L. de IL: "Dat ain't no lie. an I'll re speck it. again fur wot yuh gimme-" M. o' de P.: "Now don't go up In de air. Kid. Dl ain't no sasslcty game o drop do ptlow; nor f nli't no Minnie Krllgruan auctlonln nothln oft." Pause. L. de IL: "Say. Mac." M. o de F.: "Whatr L. de IL: "The old woman's gettln' old." M. o de F.: "Wot about It?" L. de IL: "She has tuh gH up at free o'clock In de mornings tuh get me offee." SI. o de F.: "Wot's" dat got tuh do wid me?" L. do IL: "Jeece! Leive me finish, will yuh?-' tho Idea of resorting to this treatment for persistent orgeolet. In fact. In several case In which this affection of tho eye. recurred Indefinitely the patients found verjr good re sults from the uso of yeast. As soon as the point on the eyelid made its appearanoe and began to be painful. Indicating the advent of asty,an administration of dry yeast In closes or four grammes fifty centigrammes to nine grammes per day. In capsules, before each meal, frequently sufficed to bring about a complete reduction and disappearance of the Inflammation and swelling. When they did not succeed in arresting the aty thera was at B"Y" SOTTS-A-'S JB-AJSTD. Esplanade des Invalldes. the Immense throng, 10,000- strong, that rises, waves Its hats, handkerchiefs and parasols and frantically cheers, seems to be all Ameri can. Never before have we of the Colony sen so many fellow-countrymen gathered together in Paris, Again, they delight In certain Instruments now seen and heard by them for the first time In this 'music mili taire" from the New World. The "Sousa phone" and a great barytone horn of splen did volume and a brooding tenderness that brings tears to the eyes as it dominates the elaborate orchestration with it simple air of "Take Me Back to Old Virginia" or "Massa's In the Cold. Cold Ground" ara utter novelties to these Parisians. Such slick drummers as the two with Sousa's Band and such slick effects as they get out of sand-paper and tapping on the wooden edges of their instruments also delight the Farls crowd. Apart from all trick effecta and the enticements of popular airs, full Justice is done to thl remarkable organiza tion by the Paris critics. When Sousa re turns to Pari after his German trip, to reappear at the unveiling of the Lafayette monument, he will find himseilf established as a Paris favorite. Already they are saying that there will never have been such a Fourth of July In Paris as. the coming one is bound to be. The unveiling cf the monument would 'M W M. o da F.: "Go ahead. Kid; I ain't stop pin your conversation." L. it IL: "Well, you did." M. o' de F.: "Well. I didn't mean tuh." L. de IL: "Tou got me all balled up now. I can't go ahead." M. o de F.: "Oh, p!eai do. Lawrence." Ik de IL: "Where'd you get on tuh ma SAlnt'n name?" M. o" d F.t "Wot sre you talkln about, Larry! Lawrence ain't your Saint's name. Dat's your given name." Pause. I., de IL: "Chewin de rag about name, Mag. bow'd yuh like tuh change yours?" M. o' de F.: "Oh, Mac suits me. all right," L. de IL: "Dat ain't de name I had ref- runce tuh." SL o de F,: Wot'd yuh mean. den. KidT K de IL: "Vour last name." M. o' de F.: '.'Wot to?" L. de IL: "Mine." M. o' de F.: "Quit your klddln Kid. I'm more dan seven." L. de IL: "I ain't klddln." M. o de F.: "Do you mean It?" I. de H.: "Hones' tub God, Mag." M. o d F.: "Oh. Kid. you don't know how good yuh make me feel." L. de IL: "Is dere anyone lookln't" M. o" de F.t "Same two aa before." L. de IL: "Rats! Dey don't count. Gim me a kis. Mag. tuh woa .- The kt is given. M. o de F.: "Ob. Kid, look; how purty do moon Is to-night!" U de II.: "Rats wid da moon! It ain't In it wid yuh. Mag." DICK WOOD. least a rapid calming of the painful phenom ena. A sty. being nothing but a boll. It is only natural that It should be beneficially affected by the well established curative ac tion of yeast from beer oa bolls. The only thing was to think of It. B the Way. . . . .2 A woman never blames a mirror for cast ing reflections on her. Tho world owes every man a living, but some prefer not to collect it. It's ho use putting your foot down oa thing unless you do It with your whole soul. b an event of first Importance In itself. In tha morning to the rival melody of the Scusa Band and the quite as cele brated band of the Garde Republicans, the monument will be uncovered In tha Garden of tha Tuileries. Mr. Robert J. Thompson, secretary of the Lafayette Me morial Commission and envoy extraordi nary of the President of the United States, will make a speech, presenting it to tha French people. The biggest avail able French functionary not yet decided on will return thanks. Ten thousand Americans and twice as many Frenchmen will cheer themselves Into forgetfulness of tha slight coolness engendered by the Cuban War. In the afternoon the two great bands will play against each other in the open place of the Trocadero. At night the California Commission will give an elaborate entertainment with fire works for the multitude in its spacious headquarters on the Place de l'Opera. terminating with a banquet. All Ameri can residents, boarding-houses. hotels, shops, office a.id oars will fly the flag: and It Is possible that the Parisian popu lation, warned by Its press of the event, will make, in a similar Stars and Stripes demonstration, the long-promised sign of republican love, and good will that Is to wipe out of our memories tha supposed alights of two years ago. Selah! CHEWED A DOCTOR'S THERMOMETER AND DIED. Sick Ouaamin Killed by the Gratfcei Ghat and Poaoaotu Mercury. Special CorresDondr.ce of The Sunday Republic. San Francisco, Cat. June It Lee Chew, a. Chinaman, is dead, a combination of crushed glass and mercury, which had been a physicians thermometer, killed him. Chew" had been 111 for soma time. Thurs day afternoon Doctor .Plllsbury in making his rounds of Chinatown was taken tu inr' aick man, who seemed to have typhoid fe ver, for the purpose of making a. diagnosis. In the course of the examination a small thermometer was placed In Chew's mouth to ascertain his temperature. He allowed It to rest beneath his tongue for a moment and then, when It would not melt, crashed It with his teeth and swallowed It. In tha opinion of the physician the man was too weak to permit the use of apa morphine, the usual antidote, so. after the removal of the particles of broken glass from his mouth he was allowed to digest the mercury as best he could. He rested well Thursday night, but early yesterday morning began to sink and at 6 o'clock in the evening he died. Doctor Plllsbury immediately notified the Coroner, with the request that the body be held for an inquest. Under the strict enforcement of quarantine in the Chines quarter the Coroner's deputies were indis posed to invade that district, so the body was not moved. Tbe quantity of mercury swallowed was small, although sufficient to have caused death. The greatest fear of the Chinese is that the health gang will seize upon tha body as another "suspicious case" and hand it over to their overzealous bacteriologist, who they assert Is sure to find In the mole cules of mercury an exact counterpart of the plague bacillus. It was for this reason that they were anxious to get the body Into the possession of the Coroner. At the time of the accident the man was only partly conscious, and It is supposed that in his delirium he failed to understand what was being done for him. As It was impossible to remove all the glass, that may have had some effect in bringing about the man's death. Nothing definite can ha known, however, nntll the autopsy Is made. It was 9 o'clock In the evening when tha accident occurred and death did not follow until twenty hours later. THE MASSAGE CURE. Massage Is practiced In nearly al coun tries; la thought much of In Germany, ! very common in Asia. Is a profession with the Chinese. Is used by the natives In dark est Africa, and is In common use In tha baths of the Hungarians. Finns and Lap landers. The Fiench do not look with favor on the art. We who do favor It should be most care ful In the selection of a skilled manipulator, a thorough knowledge of anatomy being necessary on the part of the masseur. It should be given by an Instructed person cf the same sex. The results from skilled ma nipulation In cases of sciatica, neuralgia, chorea or St. Vltus's dance, sprains and muscular rheumatism are wonderful. Many well known and beautiful society women admit they could not stand the ravages made on constitution and complexion dur ing the fatiguing demand of sccial life did they not go weekly to a Turkish bath and masseuse. Fatigue, ennui, all evil feelings vanish under the deifcate touch of these muscular women, who. after putting the body In a glow, then gently knead the flesh with fra grant vaseline until the skin Is like satin. Some marvelous cures are cited by our medical men. Doctor Hartellus writes that much harm may be done by an Ignorant masseur. Kach patient has Individual needs. Our own Doctor Weir Mitchell reports th case of a woman aged E2 years wha had been bedridden fifteen years. After observ ing her some days he soon saw she was fres front disease, and had stayed In bed at first from lack of power and much pain In ris ing. After a week she left him cured. Very serious sprains are cured by this treatment. The case of a Swedish Count has just come under my observation. Whilst bicycling he fell, sustaining a serious in jury to the knee Joint. True to his belies In the "Swedish movement.' be called la a man skilled In this art. and after three months of heroic treatment from the mas seur he Is able to bend the knee. Travelers In Japan often notice tha pres ence of certain blind men, -who roam about the streets of the larger towns in the even ing, and now and then make their presence, known to the public by . blowing certain, . notes on a peculiar wind instrument. . They re Japan's "meek masseurs. the so called Ammas. After reading of this an heariag naval oSlcers speak- of them. u thought came to me that this might cesi up a new and lucrative fleM of labor for many of our patient blind, who seesa ta be endowed with an almost dirlB Msbw as? touch- " 7 ttt 1 if I ?l 4 - 1 : -!l m - m m M v-f-S w-J ) --A.uiik.