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Don't say lady or gstr?etnan friend;
if they are friends of yours, they afe j
supposed to be one.
Don't strive to outi.o your friends
or neighbors in either dress or house, j
Probably your husband's means will
not admit of ii and it will cause un
happiness for a bubble.
Don't ask for lady's or gentleman's j
furnishings when shopping; it is men's
and women's.
Don't say ""she is a nice lady;" the j
correct form is, "she is a nice wo
Don't stampyour feet to get them
warm; it does no good and is unlady
Don't forget to say "thank you" to
a salesperson after being waited upon.
Simply because they have to earn their
living in this way is no reason why
they wonldn't appreciate courtesy. It
is a little thing. Do it.
Don't wear your most elab?rete
gowns shopping; plain ones are in the
best taste.
Don't say "ain't" for isn't and
aren't; there is no such word as
Don't push to get on a street car or
elevator; let the others off first.
Don't act like a child and scream
when you feel that unpleasant sensa
tion when an elevator is started. Have
more self-control; men don't do it.
Rochester Herald.
A Psychological Phenomenon.
\ "It is pleasant," said the girl who
reads mystical philosophy, "to havel
Borne friend whose idea** are thorough
ly in sympathy with yours."
"I-er-I suppose it is," replied the
young man who reads the sporting!
page. j
"Some one who thinks as you think;
whose words are often simply echoes
of your own thoughts."
"No,"he interrupted in a positive
tone; "I draw the line there. I found
ft fiiand today who answers that de
scription, and it wasn't at all pleasant,
I can assure you."
"How wonderful!"
"Nothing strange about it. We met
on the avenue and rushed toward each
other with a common impulse. We had
not finished shaking hands when we
looked into each other's eyes and said
in perfect unison: 'How are you, old
roan? Could you lend me ten dollars?"
-Washington Star.
The Voice of Experience.
The Sedate Mau: "I'm afraid you
are about to be dethroned. "
The Star Boarder: "Why?"
The Sedate Man : * 'Bingle had poach
ed eggs on toast thia morning, and I
noticed that you had .to eat hash with
the rest of us."
The Star Boarder: "Hush! Don't
jive it away. Bingle luv* just paid up,
after being behind for twjo months. If
youVant to fare well stop psyiug in
advance for a while, ana when you
settle they'll treat you like a king."
Cleveland Leader.
i^tfedded Change.
Lady-And you escaped from,
Indigent Seaman-Yes, mum.
Lady-Bow did you feel when the
waves broke over you?
Seaman-Wet, mum; werrywet;but
now, mum, I feel
dry, werry dry.- t
The Popular Decoration.
Soon holly wreaths will have to go
Then: vo?rue ls bright and brief;
??ut mistletoe will stay, you know,
While it boasts a sfcis'e leaf.
-Introit Free Press. ??
To Get Oat or the Way II
When trouble ls coming, ls obviously tho part o? j
common ?ease. An obstruction of the bowels; t'
1? a serious obstacle to h ea I th. To get tala ou t ot 1
the way ls aa easy manor with tho thorough.
Haxtif, Hastener's Stomach Bitters, . which,, ^
althf ugfr4talIord8 reUef, never gripes and con- a
raise? like"-? drastic purgative. Dyepepala.. li
malarial, kidney acd rheumatic ailment? ana ?j
ner couanees yieI3 ta this genial family me?i l|
It would be a good idea If some men would:
Imitate the moon, and only get full onco a. ;
Xo-To-Bac for Fifty Cento.
Over 400,000 cured. Why not let No-To-Ba?
regulate or remove your desire for tobacco? 3
Saves money, makes health and manhood.
Curo Ruaran teed. 50 cents and $1.00, at al)
druggists. _j_
Ferris, of the big wheel fame, ls dead, but the
men ot the little wheels are very much alivo.
FITS stopped free and permanently cured. No
fits after first day's use of na. KLINE'S GREAT
NSBVE RESTORES. Free Ct trial botu* and treat
ise. Send to Ur. Kline. MIT Arch St.. PhUa.. Pa.
P?so's Cure for Consumption relie ros tho most
obstlnato coughs.-Rev. D. BccHjnnuua, Lex
lnr-on. Mo., Feb. 84,
XMrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup fer children,
teething, softens the gums, reduces ic. flam mi
tton, allays pain, cures wind oouc. S5c- a bottle.
J CST try a 10c. box of Cascare ts, candy cathar
tic, flnt-n li ?-er and bowel regulator ma fle.
And tran >sthe verdict of thu peoptei*Kardin?
Hood's Sarsaparilla. Catarrh, scrofula, rheu
matism, dyspepsia, nervous troubka yield to
The best-In fact the One Tree Blood Purifier.
IIMAII)* Cil I? ?ure nausea, indigestion,
ROOQ S Ml.S biliousness. 25 cents.
We can cure you without it. If you have Ute
We guarantee to give Instant and
. permanent relief. Sc nd five two
cent stamps to cover postage and
we will moil FREE package. Ad
dress Dept. A., NEW SPENCER
tanooga, Tennessee.
Put a pill in the pul?
preaching for the phys?
p ill in the pillory if it d<
preaches. There's a v
Sugar Coated Pills; al
and li(yht." People usec
as they did their relig
The more bitter the dos
We've got over that. V\
gospel or physic-now-a
please and to purge at
iisy be power in a pie?
gospel of
Mor? pill particular? ia A
Seat free. J. C. Ay<
Tool* Found In Pompeii {Tuc-Similes ot
Mod?ra lu? tra?nent*.
Professor Goodman saya the thing
that most impressed him, when visit
ing Pompeii, was the resemblance be
t veen many of the implements of 1300
years ?go and those of today. On look
ing at the iron tools grouped together
in an old factory there, h? could al
most imagine he was going into a
modern tool shop, except for the fact
there was a heavy coating of rust on
the iron.
Sickle*, bill-books, rakes, fo .-ks, ases
spades, blacksmith's tongs, hammers,
soldering irons, planes, shovels, etc.,
are hinch like those used today; but the
most marvelous instruments found are
those for surgery, beau tif ni ly executed,
and of design exactly similar to some
recently patented and reinvented.' In
credible aa it may appear, Pompeiians
hod wire ropes of perfect construction.
Their bronzes reveal great skill and
artistic talent. The bronze brazier
and kitchener had boilers at the side,
and taps for ruuning off the hot water.
Ewers and urns have been discovered
with interior tubes and furnaces pre
cisely like the arrangements now in
vogue in steam '?oilers. Metal safe*
had substantial locks. Mauy of the
locks and keys are most ing?nions,
sud some very complex. -The water
supply of Pompeii was distributed by
means of lead pipes laid under the
streets. There were many public
drinking fountains, and most of the
large houses were provided with foun
tains, many of thom being of very
beautiful design.-Illustrated Glass
and Pottery Magazine.
The Wetness Spoke Dp.
"Now, sir, I hope we shall have no
difficult; in getting you to speak up,"
said the lawyer in a very loud, com
manding voice.
"Lhape not, air," shouted the wit
ness at the top of his lungs.
"Hew dare yon speak to me in that
way?" angrily asked the lawyer.
"Because I can't speak no louder;
sir," said the hostler.
"'Have you been drinking?"
"Yea, 8ir."
"I should infer so from your con
duct. What have you been chinking?"
"Coffee," hoarsely vociferated the
knight of the stable.
"Something stronger than coffee,
sir; you have been drinking*. .Don't
look at me like that, sir!" furiously.
"Look at the jury, sir! Did-you have
something in your coffee, sir?"
"Yes, sir." .
"What was it?"
"This man is no fool-he is worse!"
stormed the counsel.
"Now, ?ir," turning to the witness,
"look at me. What besides sugar did
yon take in your coffee this morning?"
The hostler collected his forces,drew
a deep breath, and, in a voice that
could have been heard half a mile, bel
lo ved ont:
"A spnne! a spune! an' no thin'
else!"-Tesas Sifter.
A Standard/
He is a mau of irascible impulses
and a bluntness of speech which wins
him many enemies. At the card table
he was greatly annoyed by a lady who
insisted on paying more attention to
.conversation than she did to the. game.
"I see no reason," she was saying,
"why a woman should not assume just
as much importance in all affairs as men
"I see. none myself," replied the
irascible man, with unusual gentleness,
' *provided she is intellectually qualified
to do SO."
"And what would you suggest as the
test of her mental fitness?"
"As good a test as any would be her
ability td remember what are trumps."
-Washington Star.
Jumping at Conclusions.
The Minister-Brother Brown, I un
derstand that you attended the Adel
phi theater this week. I cannot tell
you how deeply pained I am to hear
this. -
Brother Brown-But I thought you
didn't object to the theater on princi
ple-that you merely condemned the
objectionable shows.
That, alas, is just it! This must
have been a particularly objectionable
performance. Why, I am told that
they had the "Standing Room Only"
sign ont every night I-Cleveland
Leader. _
His Last Alias.
* 'Your cousin was a sort of easy
speak in' fellow with a crook in his
eye?" said Rubberneck Bill to the in
quring tourist.
"Yes. His right name was William
Hickelberry. Did he go by that name
"Naw. He had half a dozen other
names, though. The last omi Ire
member was give to him by the boys.
An' it waa 'One Stocking.' "
"Really?" How did it happen?"
"Well, you see, it was Christmas
Eve when they hung him up."-In
dianapolis Journal.
A Prompt Decision.
"Now," said tiie old gentleman's ac
complished daughter, "I am going to
improvise a little for your amusement. "
"Is that what you were doing np
till half-past ll o'clock?" he inquired,
"No, indeed. That was entirely
different. Now, what kind of time
would yon like to have me to play in?"
And ir a voice that was almost
severe in its firmness the old gentle
man answered:
"Day time. "--Washington Star.
A Rise in Life;
"The Woozletona seem to be step
ping high lately."
"Yes, they've bought a sideboard
that isn't a folding-bed."-Chicago
and Light.
sit if you want practical
sal man ; then put the
jes not practico what it
Thole gospel ia Ayer's
"gospel of sweetness
L to value their physic,
ion,^-by its bitterness,
e the better the doctor,
re take "sugar in ours"
.-da> s. It's possible to
the same time. There
want pill. That is the
?artic Pills.
y cr's CuTcbook. It? page?,
it Co., X,ew?ll, MM*
RAM] "Liis
>*^k 03T people called him
? "Bambling Bobin."
V ly r77 m ^ou C0Ul<^ bave feen
sdf {L? M him almost any dav
walking along with
^Jxf/Hp^ bia head hanging
EKji I G\ down, and his ejes
(iA " A V?/ fixed on the ground.
Nobody spoke to him, nor did he
speak to anybody. His clothes were
in rags. He wore no collar. ?Some
; times a red scarf was fastened round
his neok but ?fter er than not his neck
iud chest were bare to the cutting
winda. Nobody knew where he came
from, and nobody cared.
Some said he hid been an actor at
one time-others that he bad been a
doctor, while many maintained that he
was a man who had gambled away a
large fortune. Whatever be mi^ht
have been, we could all see that he was
no common vagrant.
I do not kuow whether the peace
and good .viii which are supposed to
come to all men at Christmas time had
anything to do with it, but when I
passed him one Christmas Evo i few
years ago, as I was hurrying off home,
a sudden impulse led me to stop.
"Will yon como home with me and
have your supper, Bobin?" I said.
He stopped and lilted up bis head.
Poor fellow 1 I noticed the tears
spring to bis eyes. Kind words were
strangers to bim.
"Jay-my supper 1" he gasped. "I
never have any supper."
I quite believed him. In faot, if he
had said ho never bad any ting to eat
at any time, 1 Bhuuld not have con
tradicted him.
"But make an exception to-night,"
I urged. "Christmas time, you know.
People break tho ordinary routine of
their lives at Christmas. Come along."
fie made no answer ; at least, not
with words, but his eyes spoke plainly
enough, and, quickening his pace, we
strode along together toward my
At last we reached the house, and
my wife opened the door. My little
Mabel came toddling to meet me, and
as 1 lifted ber up and carried ber baok
on my shoulder, I told my wife I had
bronght a friend home for supper.
Bobin and I sat talking together
while Annie was getting the meal
ready. His face had brightened, and
bia brilliant conversation confirmed
the opinion I had f- Tined of him, that
he was a man of culture.
Mabel climbed down from my knee,
and went across to Hobin.
"dave oo no 'ittle diri? she lisped.
He stroked ber hair gently, and
shook bis head.
"And no mamma?" she asked, look
ing first at me, and then at the smil
ing face of my wife.
Bobin turned his face away. Trust,
a child for finding the way to a man's
"No, no mamma," he replied, after
a pause.
Mabel sighed, and came across to
"Is ec poor mau?" ehe asked.
The intervention of my wifo with
the information that supper was ready
saved me from replying.
The meal over, my wife rose to take
Mabel to bed, but before sbe left the
room the little girl ran back, and
olimbiug ou Robin's knee, kissed bim
"Dood night." Then Bobin and i
pulled our chairs to the fire. His eyes
were shining. Bo seemed a different
man. I handed him a oigar, and we
sat smoking for a while without speak
"Would yon like to hear the history
of 'Bambling Bobin?'" he asked,
bending forward, "if you would, I
will tell von the first part. Tho second
part only begins to-night. You shall
near that in a yeat or two."
I did not quite un ler>tand him,
but 1 nodded and waited for him to
"Two lines," he began, "frequent
ly oocur to me. You remember
Who fails from all be knows of bliss,
Cares little into what abyss.
Tkey are the truest lines ever writ
ten," he said, and he stared iuto the
fire for a time without speaking.
"Listen, andi will tell you how I
fell. Five years ago I was a young
roan. Do I look young now?" and he
pointed to his sunken cheeks and gray
streaked hair. "And yet five years
have made the difference.
"My name is Bobin Alerne. I was
Jiving with my father in Scotland, and
it was there I met my Flora. I can see
her now, as she was the day I firbt met
her. It was a glorious day in June. I
had sauntered out with my rod in tbe
morning, and was whipping the stream
which ran along the outskirts of the
wood, when the sound of t weet music
fell on my ear. 1 turned round and
saw a woman. She had not seen me,
and as she came along she fang in a
voice as sweet and pure as was the
?inger t
Her face Is fair, her heart ts tra?,
As spotless ns shu's bouult*, ol
The opening Rowan, wet w ' dew,
Nae purer is than Minute, 0!
"She was slinging her sunbonnet in
Iber baud, and the ?un was playing
with her golden hair. Her neck was
hare, its whiteness contrasting with
her bonnie, sunburnt lace.
"When she saw me she stopped and
blushed. Then she threw on her bon
net, and walked on hurriedly.
"She wa? a girl iroin the neighbor
ing farm. I fell in love with her, and
we met in the wood, unknown to any
one. Then my father heard. He for
bade me to see ber, and told me if I
cisobeyed bim he would turn me from
the house.
"I met Flora the same night, and
persuaded ber, on that glorious moon
light night, to be my wife. We came
couth together, and 1 married ber. I
was success ul in obtaining a clerk
ship, and after my work at the office
vas done, my wile would sit in the
little chair by my side, while I sat
writing at my desk. For I had the
gift of writing bits of stories, and
often when the night had drawn on,
and work was put away, Flora and 1
would sit talking of the future, of the
day when I should be a famous author,
and the drudgery of the office should
he a thing of thu past.
"But our happiness was too great
to last. The roses on my darling's
face began to fade, and though she
tried to smile away my fears, I felt
iure she was going to be ill
"'IbtO 038 'flight wi'.?tt i ow? from,
the office 1 found her ill in bed. Tu
despair I ?at down to write a story,
wbicb, if accepted, would enable me
to get her away into the country, or
io the seaside. I worked at it all
night and finished it. Then a week
later 1 received a letter at the office
from the editor, telling me that my
story had been accepted, enclosing a
check, and asku g Tor more ?-tories.
"F.ora bad been growing woica
each day, bnt now, I thought, Bhe
should sui. n be better. I castled the
check and bought some luxuries for
her, and, passing a dower shop, I went
in and obtained a spray of lilies. They
were her favorite flowers.
"Then I hurried away borne. 1
could hardly walk fast enough, but at
last I readied my little house and en
tered. I ran upstairs, and threw open
her bedroom door.
u 'flora,,' I er ed. 'Success at Imifc,
my darling. You shall go away for a
few days now.'
"She did not answer me, 'She must
be asleep,' I thought, and noiselessly I
walked aomss the room.
"I stood over the bed, looking at
my sweetheart's lovely face. It was so
cairn, 60 beautiful, so pure. There
was a sweet smile on ber Hps, and
her hair was hanging down, iraming
her face in gold. My thoughts wan
dered baok to that day injune, and
the words of that song came back to
"I knelt at the side of the bed, and,
placing the spray of lilies in my
Flora's little hand, waited in silence,
watching ?nd praying-praying thit
she should soon bo restored to heatbh
"She awoke with a little start.
"'I am so glad yon have come,
Bobin,' she said, as I kissed her. 'I
have had such a glorious dream. I
was dreamt ig that you had written a
book, and that the world was ringing
with your name.'
"I interrup ed her.
" 'Perhaps that day is not far olP,
love. See, my story hng been acoepted,
and the editor begs that I will send
him some others.'
"She did not speak, but the proud
look in her eyes told me what her
thoughts were. Then she saw t'.j
lilies, and she kissed me for them."
Bobin covered his face with his
baud?, and a sob shook his frame. He
rose from his ohair and walked round
the room. Then he stopped, and with
his face averted he finished his story.
"In less than a week she was dead.
She died in my arms. I thought she
was better, but it was not to bs. Sh"
was too goo l to live. W<? w
happy ;or this worl '
have had no L
lived together .
last breath bad
gently on thj
face from my sig
knees, and ours
and everything e
"Now, per hap?,
fall. 'Why work,
have nobedy to wo
ary work was neg' 1 lost my
situation at the oUice. I have sunk
deeper and feeper, until nowf" he
paused awhile, "now I am 'Bamblia?
Theu he came across and stood by
the fire.
"But the innocent prattle of thai;
little child of yonrs has brought mc
to my senses. As there is a God abo vt:
I will make the world ring with mj
nam?. Even if I caunot work for my
dead Flora, 1 eau work for her mern
ory's sake. And so I will. 1 start to
night on the second part of my life.
In two years I will Jet you know the
result. In two years io-night I will
come and see you. Goodby."
I pressed him to stop the night, but
be would not. I persuade J, him, how
ever to take tho loan of a few pounds,
and as he walked to the door 1 slipped
a note ?uto his hinds.
And last Chrismas Eve he kept his
promise. He came to me, carryings
small parcel under his arm. It was a
book-the book of th; year. He nad
written it under a noa de plume. His
name is known throughout the Eng
glish-spsaking world, aud the book
which made irs name is dedicated :
.To my angel wife and to MabeL"->
Tit Bits.
(?neel* Freak of a Cab ll orso.
A cab horse, which runs down a
flight of seventy t* o step*, and reaches
the ead of its journey without either
it or the vehicle dragged behind it
being any the worse tor the adventure,
is certainly a remarkable animal,
whioh might legitimately look forward
to figuring in KO mt- oirou?, rather than
dragging faros wearily through the
Paris streets.
Tho animal which has just distin
guished itself in the way desoriue.l
was, wo read, waiting patiently in a
certain street of the French capital
tho other morning, wbile its omer
was fast a-deep inside the vehicle. The
whist Isug of a passing train, it is sur
mised, roused the horse from its con
templations, and it determined to start
oil at a brisk trot to ascertain what
the whistling meant. It happens that
the street in question is divided by
two dights of step', an 1 the horse, in
its peregrinations, reached the top of
them. At this apparently eritioal
moment the cabmau inside the vehicle
suddenly woko, and perceiving the
danger ahead ho jumped out, rather
badly hurting himself ny the fall.
The sequel of the incident shows
that he would have been better off ind
he remained where hs was. Tho
horse, without even scruching itself,
or iu any way damaging tho cab,
reached the bottom of the flight of
steps, and when a couple of policemen
bustled np, expeottng to find a
smashed to-atoms oab and a dead
horse, they were amazad to discover
the downstair-*' journey had been
neatly accomplished, ac d that thc ani
mal was not even excited by this little
adventure.-New York Mail aud Ex?
presa. _
Weil Cuddled Miss.
A fourtceu-months-old child of Bead
in?, Penn., rejoices in the rathei
unique distinction of having foul
great-grandmothers living. Only one
of these great-grandmothers wear?
spectacles, and all live within a short
distance of tho home of this presum
ably well coddled miss.---Philadelphia
Mrs. Emma Forsyths, an American
lady who owns 150,00J aores of land
in tho South Sea Islands, is a most
energetic woman, employing several
hundred natives as well as many Euro
peans on her plantation. She was
left a widow at eighteen, with scarcely
enough money to exist, bat she has
nineo amassed a large fortune. She
has jnst couti acted to bniid fonr ves
sels for island trade, and the natives
call her tho "White Queen.v
Stock collars made of upstanding
tails are a novelty of the honr.. With
them are sold muffs made entirely of
tails and lined with the same color
velvet used for the foundation of the
stock. The Victorine, that quaint
collarette with long stole ends, is but
little worn this year. This may be
bec tase last season it was regarded as
one of the novelties. Collarettes are
quite as muoh in vogue as they were
la-t season, only they hava changed a
(ride in shape. Mon?lon m a delicate
grav shade makes a most beoonyng
collarette. It is particularly soft and
pretty, with a high gray chifl?n, no
cordion-platted frill, which stands up
close around the neck.-Chicago
, Times-Herald.
? new baby basket for holding toilet
conveniences in oblong and mounted
cn a strong standar J that is painted
in white enamel. The basket is covered
' nt thc sides with two plaited frills of
baby blue linen, edged with white
lace, the upper frill that goes aronnd
I the edge of the basket having a head
ing an ineli aud a half wide. The in*
side of the basket is overlaid with
bair, then with eotton sprinkled
plentifully with sachet pow.ter, and
then with blue linen. The little frilled
cashions and pockets are also of blue
linen, edged with white lace. Tho
white frame is tied with a larga blue
satin bow. ? similar basket that is
used for a baby cot is deeper and
stands lower. It has two deeper frills
of linen, on whioh there are embroi
dered a flight of swallows in white and
bine, shading irom light to dark. This
decoration is very pleasing on the our
tain that drapes the cot.-San Fran
cisco Chronicle.
Bicycles are so generally used now*
?days that they are "one of the
family." Of course, they mnst be
?ared for. So the now fad is a bicycle
cover, embroidered. The wheel is
o feu left stauding in balls and
kitchen?, and unless it is covered soon
gathers dost, to the detriment of the
machinery and perhaps the ruin of
some of the delicate parts. The wo
man of taste does not like to see her
bicycle oovered with an ugly plain
doth, but at the same time objects to
seeing it uncovered and exposed to
the thousand ills that are ever lying
in wait for it. What doo?
She obtains a cove J *
embroid*?- 1 id
l-*Jf'b? Kii:y and a j-r ??
j thine that has ".. . . '?
-.oycliHt will not
....vining that is not pretty.
i'ork Press.
It is remarkable how easily we be
come accustomed to the caprices of
fi-hiou, and how quickly every ves
ttgo of the beauty and attractiveness
ot certain modes and ontliues vanishes
when once the ruling queen of style
has trowne.l upon it. Already, tor
instance, do we see here and there a
"oalloon" Hleeve which looks mon
strous and ridiculous beside the trim,
taut little styles that took its p ace;
and heavy aud ciimoer-sotae do the
over-lull godet and ripple skirts ap
pear contrasted With the new graoeiul
models of more normal moderate di
mouiioD-'. And ever thus has it proved
since fashion first began her dominat
ing sway in tho femiutne world.
Taken as a whole, the prevailing
atyios for the winter are very near
'perfection, with nothing excessive ap
pearing in their chief characteristic-,
with no extremes, and with uncom
monly few bizarre effects excepting
those whioh make a earicature of
nearly every fashionable hat of the
season. Ophelia in her wildest mo
ments never pat npon her fair head
any more insaue-lonking, meaningless,
over-laden decoration than we behold
aoy day or hour ou the promenade or
at pnblio or private gatherings. The
special point of their absurdity is the
number of long, tipsy-looking feath
ers that appear exaotiy as if they bad
been pitoned upon the bat, hit or
miss, fastened wUerethey happened to
fall or stand, aud when this orazy
looking hat is donned, the wearer
looks us if she had just encountered
the worst sort of a demoralizing bliz
zard I v gale straight from Manitoba.
New York Post
Fashionable street gowns for young
?irh are in blue and brown, with
touches of scarlet silk.
We hear of skirts that are plaited all
the way round, but no one seems to be
able to rind them wuen they are looked
or. All of the mo?t approved models
are very onugiy titted at the top
around the hips, and have a great deal
of fnllness at the back. Some of the
newest skirts are padded inside,and so
arranged as to increase the fullness
about the hips. As the shoulders grow
?maller, the contour below the waist
line grows apace.
The variety in cloth capes is espe
cially good, and they are made in all
the dark colors as well as tan and gray,
(and in both rough and s.no.ith mater
ials. In most all i-ases they are trimmed
with banda of the oloth stitched on in
various ways.and are lined with pretty
silk. Some have plaits in the back and
ewing out after the fashion of the loose
saoque, and all have daring collars
staudiug up around the neck, whioh
on some are cut in squares on tho
A tailor-made gown of Bussian green
serge is trimmed on the bodice with
orange yellow velvet, which is to be
the fasbiou among: very many other
things of this warm brill ant color.
The round waist has a box-pleated
front of the serge trimmed with tine
gold buttons. There are a small yoko
and girdle of the yedow ve.vet, and
also removable cuffs and a turn-down
collar with a standing one also of tho
reivet lined with yellow satin. The
vkirts flares a litRe on the front and
?deg, is very full at the baok,aod li?fd
?itt Wut M* gold ?bot liU,
Scarlet; flowers stand drought botter
than any others.
The camel has the most complicated
system of digestive organs.
The tires, the machine and the
clothing of the cyclist are very liable
to become soaked with rain, affording
an excellent conductor for thc elec
trical bolt.
The fa9te=?t locomotive eVer con
structed will not reach the speed of
the frigate bird, which will fly about
125 miles an hoar, or across tho At
lantio in one day.
Possibly some observing scientist,
watching the motions of the bird, may
get at the secret of ita great speed,
and reproduce it in some practical
way, which will ma?e the air, instead
of tho earth and water, the great
medina of communication from one
part of the world to another.
There are eight storage battery
roads in Europe, four of which were
installed during the past year. The
largest system of this type comprises
three roads in Paris, operating nine
teen storage battery oars, some of
which have been doing duty since
1992, and the addition of a third road
last ?May seems to indica'.e that lor tb-;
conditions there existing the storage
battery has proved satisfactory.
Attention to a curious property of
certain plants has been called by an
American botanist, E. J. Hill, lt ap
pears that tbe larger part of the leaves,
especially the younger ones, ol
silphiura lacinatum nnd silpbium
terebinthinncoum turn themselves in
a nor,h and south direction. Sir
Joseph Hooker, it is said, noticed the
peculiarity, and was ?ble when travel
ing to tell when the train ohauged its
direction by looking at these plants
on the plain.
In the Polar regions Dr. Moss found
that at a temperature of thirty-five
degrees C. a candle would not burn
regularly; for the was w aid not
melt, being cooled at once by the sur
rounding air. Tho flame then burned
feebly, and sank down iuto a kind of
tubular hollow ; and on boring holes
into tbis the Hame sans: down so as to
leave a tubular shell, which was ac
tually not melted by the flame. Tho
continuous current of very co'd air
induced by the flame was not heated
sufficiently to enable it to melt tho
wax above the flame.
Hut Air Treatment.
It has taken the medical world a
very long time to become alive to the
face that hot applications and hot air
and water treatment aro among the
most useful forms of medication know
to the human family. A great many
physicians are fond of speaking in a
semi-indulgent, half way contemptu
ous fashion of what they are pleased
to term "home medication" and "old
woman's remedies," but there aro a
few doctors who aro willing to admit
that medicine is quite a secondary con
dition in the treatment of disease.
They are frank enough to acknowledge
new what tbeir bret bren in tue pro
fession will be forced to do at some
future time, that the system has more
ct on the medicino than the medi
. e on the system, and that the great
etnical laboratory of the human
dy is ablo to change a b?ncuOcnt
.g into a poison or the most viru
sut of the tosiues into a means of re
lief. There are Bcores of cases of ill
?ss where the application of intense
would put the chemical forces of
it work and restore the functions
ir normal condition without the
. one parti?le of medicine. That
doctors do not act upon this knowl
edge is not altogether their fault.
When a patient ia suffering severely
there is an imperative demand from
the friends for something TD be done.
It is orten the case that there ar? no
facilities for applying beat, and if
there were, this might not be alto
gether satisfactory to the family of
the sick person. People like a ductor
who comes and does something him
self without taxing others to do for
him. He is supposed to have the me ms
of relief in his hands, and as an old
lady once expressed it, "He goes rwht
to work and does something himself,
and doesn't expect the family to do
his work for him." What does one
have a doctor for, to bo sure, exoapt
ho is able to give something to stop
the pa n at ouce? A great deal of suf
fering might be avoided if people
could only be ma le to realize that a
cup of boc water or a hot bath would
almost inimedia ely remove many ot
the more violent symptoms of disease.
Every family, especially those whore
there are children, shou'd be provided
with some means for takinga hot water,
hot air or steam bath.-The Ledger.
EngPsli and Amoricin S'inter*.
It has bseu said that thero are no
skaters on ice in the world as graceful
as the Amerioau girls. This may be
due in a measure to the difference in
method between the skating of the
girl of the New World and ber English
sister, bat be the canoe what it may,
the truth of the assertion stilt bolds.
An essential feature of tho English
method is to skate with a straight
knee, which oannot be accomplished
to the letter and at the same time give
the graceful, easy stroke which is so
noticeable a characteristic of the
American skater. It cannot be said,
however, the woraeu of the old couu
try are as prone to adopt this method
as the men, and there are in Eugland
to-day some really tins skaters. Eng
lishmen as a rule execute their move
ments on the ice on a grand scale.
They appear to bo Hying rather than
merely gliding over the surface of the
ice, and some of their strokes are
really marvels of strength and skill,
ona stroke lrequeutly carrying thc
skater the entire length of the rink.
The American skater, however, takes
tho stroke with a slightly bended knee,
ami then coming up to the "straight;
knee" movement, m ikes a most easy
and graceful appearance.-Washington
A Kowan Hou-o ht Connecticut.
The Hartford Courant says a Tor
riugron Italian is building a house
which is a reproduction of the old
venn try houses in Italy. The mau
and bis Wife and children are doing
all the work. It has three stories,
each 6tory being quito low and en
tirey made of htone cobbles and
broken fragments found on the ground
or in tho ledge near by. Tho oor
ners aro nicely built of brick in in
dented section*. The doorways and
windows in the seoond story are
slightly orctied and in tho third story
have Kornau arches. The cornice is oe
brick with ornamental projecting
points. The inside partitions are
built of the samo kind of stone, and
are about twenty inches th ck. The
Louse is perfectly square with a flat
roof. _
It is said by Brewer that the Papal
cap was first encircled by a crown in
Harmonies in dress are more effec
tive at ali times and io better taste
Size and Speed of Waves.
Many different answers have been
given to the question: "How high are
the greatest ocean waves?" M. Dlbos.
a marine engineer and laureate of the
Institute of France, has lately mad?
wr?e personal observations on this sub
ject. Ho described waves encountered
In the North Atlantic which had a
height of at least four feet Driven
before a heavy wind, waves may ad
vance at the rate of from 35 to 4b
miles an hour, and such undulations ol
the ocean may travel more than 500
miles from the point where the wine
created them without being nccoinpa
nlcd by any disturbance In the atmos
Smoke Against Lightning.
There exists an old saying among
peasants, says the Philadelphia Press,
that when a storm ls approaching, a
lire should be built In the stove, with
as much tmoke as possible. In a re
cent article by Sinister in this journa
he shu'vs that t his custom is a ratlouul
one, as the products of combustion and
the smoke act as a very effective con
dudor io discharge the atmosphere
slowly but surely. He quotes from sta
listlcs showing that out of every l.ooo
accidents l'.? churches and 8.5 mills
were f truc-k by lightning, while the
number of ch inuoys of factories wa?
one i:i every 3,000.
Bail Boarines for Str?et Cars.
It lias beeu suggested that economy
of operation of street railroads would
bc subserved by placing the wheels on
ball-boatings, and experiment ha*
shown that the starting force re
quired on a car so equipped ls very
aruch less than on other cars. It seeing
to be only a question whether the cost
of introduction an:l maintenance of
ball-boarinss ls not greater than the
cost or the energy that would be saved
by their use. If it is not, we may look
for far greater station economy In the
near future.-Popuhu- Scieuce News.
"Excuse me," he said timidly to an
employe of the weather bureau. "I
don't wish to interfere in anybody's
business. But I'd like to make a sug
"You will remember ihat you pre
dicted this cold wave some time ago?"
"And it took almost a week for it to
"Bnt it got here, didn't it?"
"That's the point exactly. Don't you
think it would be a good idea for you
to go ahead right now, so as to
get an early start, prophesying warm
weather?"-Washington Star.
Good For Something.
Mrs. Burd-For mercy's sake, what
in the world did Tildy marry Tom
Swan for? He is homely as a hedge
fence, there's no shape to him, and
then he's such a shiftless critnr?
Mrs. Krane-I know; but then he's
such a handy man around the house.
Tildy says she always feels perfectly
safe leaving the children and the cat
and dog with Tom.-Boston Tran
How'? This?
Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any caso o? Catarrh that cannot be cured by
HaU's Catarrh Cure.
F. .J. t- ii KN KY & Co.. Props.. Toledo, O.
We, the undei signed, have known P. J. Che
ney for tho lost 15 year?, and believe him per
fectly honorable in all business tronsocuons
and financially able to carry out any obUgatlou
made by their lirra.
WEST <? TKCAX, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo.
WALDIMJ, Krjnua & MARVIN, Wholesale Drug
gists, Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure ls taken internally, act
ing directly uj.on tho blood and raucous sur
faces of tho system. Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold
by aU Druggists. Testimonials free.
Hall's Family Pills aro the best.
CASCAKKTS stimulate liver, kidneys and
bowels. Never sicken, weaken or gripe; 10c.
Where Men Are at a Disadvantage, and
"Only a Woman Can Understand a Wo
man's Ills."
Woman's beauty, love and devotion,
rule the world. Grand women ; strong
mentally, morally and physically,
whose ambi
netic influ
men to deeds
and heroism,
arc all-power
tion and mag
ence urge
of grandeur
Suc'i women
ful. Weakly,
have little ambition;
their own troubles oc
cupy their thoughts, and
their one object is to get well.
They have no confidence in them
selves, and only too often lose faith in
their physicians.
All irregularities, whites, bearing
down pains, nervousness, headache,
backache, " blues," distaste for society,
sounds in ears, palpitation, emacia
tion, heavy eyes, "all gone" feeling,
dread of impending evil, sleeplessness,
etc., should at once be removed and
vigorous health assured.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound has for twenty years saved
women from all this. Hear this wo
man speak :
"I wish to publish what Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and
Sanative Wash have done for me. I had
falling of the womb and leucorrhcea,
and they have cured rae of both. I am
a well woman. I suffered dreadfully
with such dragging pains in the lower'
part of the back and extending around
the body, irritation of the bladder,
pain when walking and-painful men
struation ; I weakened terribly. I had
been treated by three doctors without
much help, and it only took five
bottles of your Compound and three
packages of Sanative Wash to cure me.
I can recommend them to all women
Buffering with complaints like these."
MRS. VASNATTA, 3827 N. Broad St,
Philadelphia, Pa.
25* 50*
nie na booklet fm. Ad. mum BgffEPJ ?
tocar? any
V?lM 8. Mollie Peroy. th? Weill-Knowa
Sean port Dressmaker, Give* Uer
Experience or Her Lile?
loni; Suffering mid
Prom (he Commercial, Bangor, Maint,
The following commaaioailon bas Jut
been received from Miss B. Hollie Percy, ot
Beartport, Maine, where she is weil and ta?
vorably known:
"I was a sufferer fro ai eonstaut headache
all my Ufo, frequently accompanied with
cau?ea and sick stomach, especially before
?iud during severe attacks. I am now thirty
venrs ol'!, and as far back na I can remember
I was never free from these d?* pressing ami
llstrexsiug attacks, und did not know what
it was to feel well, uutll last wiutor, when,
laving seen so much written aa I heard so
nach spoken about Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
or Pale People, 1 made up my mind to see
if they woul I do mo any gool I therefore
taught some of them an 1 bogan to take them
iccordlnu to directions.
"I soon Deiran *o experience relief, ?nd
nive improved ever since. I am still taking
'hem, and shall continue so io do until I am
ree of the slightest svmptom o' myoMene
ny. I am a Arm believer in the eftWcy of
Pink Pills, nu t shall never be without them
is they haw done me so much good.
"I have recommended thc-o pills to
others, among them 0. G. Goburn, who Is 111
of heart tmnhle.
(Signed) "3. M. Pancx."
Wittie*?: .Una. J. E. NICHOL?.
Dr. William!?' Pink Pills for Pale People
are a specific for trou'? ea peculiar t<? fe
nnlo-, sudi ns suppressions, Irregularities
and all forms of weakness. They bulli up
h blond. Hud reston* the glow of ht-a'th to
pale and sallow cheeks. In men thoy effect
a radical cure in all cases arU'ng from ram
'al worry, overwork or erases of whatever
nature. They are manufacture 1 by the Dr.
Williams' M d cine Comn tny. Schenectady,
N. Y., and ar?* sol I by ul dni'/giats at 50
cents a box or six boxes for $2.5.).
"I bave often wondered," remarked
the inquisitive boarder as he raised
tlje lid of hi? pie, "why a drink laken
before retiring is called a night cap."
"I suppose," replied the pale young
man,-who had dark circles around his
eyes, "that it is due to the fact that it
goes to the head."-Omaha World
WHEN bilious or coetlve, eat a Caecaret,
cindy cathartic: cure guaranteed; 10c., 25c.
to one person In every
county. Pl ^a80 apply
promptly to GKOKGIA
Hanni. Geo.*giS.
No matter
How long-standing
Tonr case,
It will end at
1 box by mall for 50c. In cash or stamp?.
Savannah, Ga.
It Cures all Skin Diseases..
ts a vigorous feeder and re
sponds well to liberal fertiliza
tion. On corn lands the yield
increases, and the soil improves
if properly treated with fer
tilizers containing not under
7% actual
A trial of this plan costs but
little and is sure to lead to
profitable: culture.
All ?bout Pot uh-the rc J ul ta of its as? by setos! s?
p?riment on th'; bett farms in the Unitea Suns-?
told in s little took which we publish and wiU gladly
nail tree to any (armer in America-who wi.i wau itt -it. -
03 Nassau Sc, New York.
Is Better
"S. B. P.
'Impure blood and Its attondant erlls
'CANNOT exist ? you take the remedy.
Box 28. Atlanta, Ca,
13d other ancics. Cost notting, heacouroflw
T^nrr" /gjfSg^ ?\erjr perwn who cutt this ont mu! tends
I-Mr r IUUIJHB li i>, nanni.K ctprei-t office. ?Ill leentt
I IILL/Hfar ?,-.i :? j ?ut. w?w. out.c acti.?. e. w.
D' i cl lt nr M CHL li Bcvmrer, > SOM
Ul I .-111 itrni ?li.il mul iirm Mt Watch,
i-.i '..'I t:"t?l 11 Vern Chalti, ?tripla
: her Muled Tra hpn?.n?wnrth li.
pair pol.l pinteo f Htm Uu'.tunt.gota
plated ?mili ri.m ni ?. .rtl. ?e.. i
fan. il.?rv.?nilli enid it Svarl ?ln,
lum. lolUr Dutums, l?n En telopea,
I di?. Inch-craile U-MII I'rnrilt,
1 Lr ?<11'eniil Sharpener, 1 rock
et aleniotanditm amt 1 frrpet
II... Uitttmi llule Bouquet.
All we ask. Iii tinter to In
ti mlure i ur cipara, lt that
Ti .i R.II-W u? ts tend ls
I timie pm-kare tt ti oar
'Anett 1?. l ljrar*; fatwas
at U.M. Kuli czaiuiuaiion
allowed. Remember, yon only r-?y M-M ?n.l expreaa uir Ul?
clears, and ihe 1*1 article? named i.bnvo are irre, ll yundou't
rnoalilcr th? int wnrth s tim*, what we uk, dont pnr 1 cent.
Address WINSTON .?IE?.. CO., VVluMou, N. V.
Packed Without Glass.
This special form of Ripana Tabalon ls prrnared
from the orltrlnal prrscription.but moiooeonont
Ically put op for the purpose of meeting tho
universal modern demand for a low price,
lUKEOTlo.NS.-TuVo ono at meal or bed
time or whenever yon feel poorly. Swallow ls
whole, with or without a mouthful cf water.
They euro all stomach troubles t banish pain j
Induce sleep ? prolong life. An Invaluable tonic
Best Fprlng Medicine. Ko matter what's the
matter, ono will do you Brood. One pires relief
s euro will result if directions sro followed.
The ll re-cent packages aro not yet to bo had of
all dealers, although it is probable thai almost
any druggist wiU obtain a supply when requested
by ?customer to do so ; but In any case s singlo
carton, containing ton tabule?, will bc sent, post
age paid, to any address furtive cent.? In .ti ni ps, -
forwarded to the Hipans C'jorcical Co., No. xi
Spruce st., Kew York. Until tho poodsaretbor
eugbly Introduced to the trade, agents end ped
dlers will ho supplied i '. a price which will allow
them a fair margin of profit, vir. 11 dosen car
tons forlO cente-hy mall 45 cents. 12 dozen (Ht
cartor?) ror Ct.3!-by mall for ?. Jft. 6 proas (720
cartons) for f2n.? ?5 proas (3,?W cartons) for
8100. Cash with the order in every case, and '
ircifht or express ennr-cs at. the buber's cost.
Building, Bridge,
Factor}-, Furnace
and Railroad
Railroad, Mill, Machiniste1 and Factory
Supplies, Belting, Packing, Injectors, Pipe
Fittings, Saws, Piles, Ollera, etc.
(."Cast cory day; work 180 hands.
Gives relief in FIT! minutes. Send
fora FKtEtrial package. Sold hy
Druggists. One Box sent postpala
on receipt of fl. OO. Six box.? f ?CO.
Address THOS. l'OrKAK, HUH., FA.
lil ?WBwlfDrrd 1. 10to?OI>?,y?, *. far Uli
A. N. ?.Four, '97.
case of conBtlpstlon. Casearets are the Ideal Lui
rrlp w grlpA?ot ' tr Mtartlreulto, Sw<l
-t?. ? Qmn, lratml? ct?,, cr Ktw Tork. tu.I

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