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Clean th? Sides of the Roads.
r There may be a picturesque beauty
la having the roadside covered with
"weeda and bestow of all sorts, even a?
'artists offen profess they see **a\\ly
la tumbledown buildings ?ad ruins,
bot lt ls not a beauty ?bat appeals to
the eyes of the t?ar??ry farmer. Artists
alto assert that "the line of beauty ls
'Bot a straight line," but what farmer
wool? prefer to see a field la "Which the
POW? of plants are cwithematicslly
straight than one la which they curved
like the course of a-snake. All have
apt the ability, to plow a straight fur
row Invariably, nor has every one the
capital to put their buildings in good
repair, but almost every one can find
time to cut down bushes and weeds
' along tho road nnd perhaps to seed
them to grass. A day In a year would
dean up a long stretch of road, and tfa
time so spent would soon be saved by
ebecklng the supply of weed seed fyk
the farm adjoining. Some of th^kufch
: es may be large enough to cjft Up for
summer wood, and some ot ^be weeds
. may be fed to the hogs if cit before ?te
seeds are formed, or they may oe piled
up and rotted, or all befits and woods
may be dried and burned on the
ground, but the ?iain noint ls to put
them where tb^y .will not cumber tho
ground any,>0ager, or be -aa eyesore to
Pink* Prettiness.
' Among the very most fetching of the
handsome heavy linen dresses which
are seen upon the best dressed women
are the occasional ones of coral pink.
These a-e beautifully fresh looking,
'and very many of them show a white
collar (sailor or otherwise) which Is
rather cut out to display the soit> white
One such dress is but a series of
tucks, not tucks "ea the straight," but
rather, rascally, difficult tucks, which
are very closo together at the waist
Une, but spread to a distance of two
inches apart where they cease, just be
low the knee, the -ullness forming a
flare round the feet.
Though graduated to correspond, the
tucks la the blouse continue the length
of this little garment, as do those In
tba sleeve.
This dress ls equally lovely in old
blue or Wedgewood green.
Passing of t?io Horse.
So soon os nature, sees an improvement,
there is a change. The candle gave Way to
electricity. The spinning whwl to maohtn
exy, the horse to the. automobile. The fact
that Hosteler's Stomaoh Bitters has been
sold for over half a century, Troves its value.
There ls nothing to equaj, ft for stomaoh or
liver trouble, lt is Nature's own remedy,
and the only one tq eure dyspepsia or weak
stomach. >
A Question.
Ethel-"Mama, why ls th? wife of a lord called
'Lady*?" Mama-"Because that ls her title."
Ethel-"But can't p*? pl? see that Fhe's a lady
without being told so?"-Brooklyn Life.
.10O Reward. 8100.
The readers of this paper will be pli?aceil to
learn that there ts at least "tie dreaded dis
ease that science has bren able to cure in all
ats stace?, and that in < 'atarrh. Hall's Caturrh
Cure is the only positive cure knowu to the
medical fraternity. Catarrh bein? aconstl U
tional disease^ requires a constitutional
treatment. Hairs Catarrh Cure l> taken iuter
nally, acting directly on tho blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system, thereby destroy
ing the foundation ot the dlsearo. and giving
the patient strength hy building up the con
stitution and assisting nature in doing its
work. The proprietors have so much faith in
its curative powers that they offer One Hun
dred Doll ar? for any case that it falls tocare.
Send for list of testimonials. Address
F. J. CHENEY & Co.* Toledo, 0.
Sold by Druggists, Ike.
Hall's Family Pills ire the best
Cause nf th? Frigidity.
Tim Mosquito-Tou look cold. Why, your
teeth are actttaUy chatterln g. What's tbe mat
Second, Mosquito-I Just lit on a girl from
Boston>- PhUadelphla Rocord.
colors mere gooda than any other dye and
colors them, better too. Sold by all
The Viewpoint or Experience.
Smart Set: Newlywed-Does your wife ever
throaten to go home to her mother?
Oldboy- "fly, my boy, I wouldn't consider
that a threat.
The Best Proscription for GhllM
and Fever ls a bottle of GROVE'S TASTILESS
Canx TONIC. It ls simply Iron and quinine In
a tasteless form. No cure-no pay. frico 50c.
Befor* tho Reincarnation.
"They say Miss Singleton ls a transmigro
ttonlst.*' .
"Yes! She thinks she must once have been the
wicked flea whom no man pursueth1."-Lil e.
A Colonel in the British South African
army says that Adams' Tutti Frutti was a
blessing to his men while marching.
A Suburban Sensation.
"Oh, David, 'lr. Jones ls a somnambulist,
and last night he got up lu his sleep and m ilk e a
his cow." .
"Gracious, is that so? I wish he would stay
over here and cut our grass."-Chicago Record.
FITS permanently cured. No Hts or nervo as
neas after first day's use of Dr. Kline's Qreat
Nerve Restorer. S-J trial bottle and treatise free.
Dr. R. ii. KXWB, Ltd., 981 Arch St. Phlla., Pa.
Too Small to Claim Attention.
'We don't hear so much about women's bath
ing suits this season."
There are so many bigger subjects to
tatt about."- Chicago Times-Herald.
Pl ?o's Cure ls the best medicine we ever used
for an affections of throat and lunirs.-WM
O. EUDStET, Vanburen, Ind., Feb. 10,1900.
A Grammatical Form.
"WIRyou love me then as now?" "You ev!
dently think my love for you ts In tense!"
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
.: Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for cblldren
teething, Bottens the gums, reduces lnflamma
Ucn, allays pain, cures wind collo, -ie. a bottle.
At Times.
A-"Tour -wife dresses plainly, doesn't she?"
B-"WeU, I've seen her considerably ruffled; '
Philadelphia BuUeltn.
Fight Yo
if you want to. But 1
the start of you. !f it di
pepsi?, indigestion, bilic
poor blood, constipation
Perhaps you have
take one of Ayer's Pil
pills gently and surely
are an easy and safe 1
family; they give proi
permanent cure. Aiwa
in the house.
25 cents a box.
"I have raised a family of t
present time, and I would not tl
Ayer's Pills. I have used them
family laxative their equal." - !
May 23? 1900.
Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeon?
nual Session o<"ensOct.2; closes April sam.
Thoa- contemplating the study of Dentistry
"figS" ""SW. FOSTER, Dean
68-03 Inman Building? AU?ota. Qa.
Kort fcfeser to Truth Than White Men..
"Indians muke good witnesses 'and
they stick closer t* ??'cts than white
Titi* ?eteerft was made the otfte^
fcVfcnmg ?by Judge O. P. ShW? ? the
'United States D?strir* tourt of North
ern Iowa. H?*fteaks from bis experi
ence in "frying mar. In which In
dian's Were either concerned or appear
ed as witnesses. He was appointed
during the administration of Chester
A. Arthur and since has been coftt'ih
ually holding court Itt ?ft own district
and within the 8th ?fcit?d States Judi
cial, D?stt-?ct-, \vfclch comprises rn?rtec?
suites ftfcfd three territOT???. This f?d
?rai district, Ieat?ng ??ut the state of
Kentucky, is ia^&'r than all the terri
tory east & the Mississippi River.
Speaking of his Interesting (experi
ence in coming in 'don'ri?'t Vith the In
dians in court !S56 says the red man
or wb\aM& \s generally accurate. His
WviftYvation was general. He i~nyr,i
"Ask a white man If he wo* nV'un'k on
a certain occasion Jte will try to wrig
gle out of it, IMA the Indian will "come
out with a 'yes' If he was. On
*>Ue occasion a lawyer asked a squaw
lt she understood the nature of her
obllgaton in giving testimony. She
answered that she had taken a 'strong
word' to tell the truth ?hd she would
do so. She was asked t? define th?
difference between the truth ahd a lite-,
whereupon she said: 'The truth ft th*
truth and a life ls > Uet they are flir
t?rent and you can't make them alike.
"Y?n will remember that some six
.V?ate ago au Indian named Plenty
horses was being tried In Si?ux Falls
for the murder of Cc*. Casey of the
United Statp? *r'my. One of the wit
nesse* brought iu by the government
was American Horse. There had been
a Messiah craze among the Indians
and a religious phase had been inject
ed into thc trial.
"In the examination of American
Horse he was asked what he knew
about religion. There stood heat by
small white table Which the Witness
drew near him. He placed his finger
on tho Center of the table and drew
circle about it saying, 'This ts what
the red mah knows ?bout religion
then he drew a larger circle saying
that the White man knew that much
more. Moving his finger around the
outside of the larger circle he said: 'Be
yond this the-red man knows as much
about the coming of a Messiah as the
white man.* *'
Judge Shiran says the Indian makes
a good juror, in which capacity he may
sit after relinquishing tribal relations
and complyhig with government sev
eralty laws. He says, too, that he baa
come in contact with some good In
dian lawyer-n
"I think." said he, "there ia a mia
taken Iden about the red man having
been generally mistreated by the gov
ernment. The facts show that they are
the richest people per capita in the
whole country. The trouble la that
they have a poor Idea of the value of
money, and spend it recklessly. In
diana will walk clear across one state
Into another to draw their annuities
and in twenty-four hours after getting
the money they will have gambled ev
ery cent of it away before they leave
the vicinity and then walk back home
to do the same thing over on the next
pay day.
"It is astonishing to see the rhethods
used by an intelligent red man to get
away with his money. Among other
things he has a weakness for a certain
kind of amusement known as the
.Merry go Round.* Recently one of
these concerns got permission to set
up one of their machines on a reserva
tion within my circuit. The bucks
would gather about the contrivance
and to the tune of a steam-turned or
gan would ride the whole blessed day
They spent all the money they nad and
pawned different articles to get moro
for the same amusement.
"During the last few years the wo
men took a great craze for wearing
these blue bathing suits trimmed in
white braid. The traders are said to
have disposed of a large quantity of
this toggery, the squaws wearing them
all the time until worn out, when they
would buy another suit."
Thc Wickedest Blt of Sea
Nine out of ten travelers would tell
Inquirers that the roughest piece of
water is that cruel stretch In the Eng
lish channel, aud nine out of ten trav
elers would say what was not true. In
reality the "wickedest blt of sea" ls not
in the Dover straits; or in yachting, for
example, from St Jean de Luiz up to
Panillac; or across the Mediterranean
race from Cadiz to Tanglers. Nor ls it
in rounding Cape Horn, where there is
what sailors cal a "true" sea. The
"wickedenst sea" is encountered in
rounding the Cape of Good Hope for
the eastern ports of Cape Colony.
Exit the Grasshopper.
A Nebraskan man has invented a
machine for ridding his farm of the
grasshopper pest. The pans which lie
flat on the ground are full of a mixture
of coal oil and water. The horses drag
the pans over the ground and the grass
hoppers, of cours**, attempt to hop over
the machine, but strike the shields
which are erected behind the oil baths
and fall back into the oil which is to
them instant death.
ur Liver
ook out, or it will get
oes, you will have dys
msness, sick headache,
these already. Then
ls at bedtime. These
master the liver; they
laxative for the whole
npt relief and make a
ys keep a box of them
AU druggists.
?leven children, all living at the
link I could keep house without
for twenty years, and there is no
5. C. DARDEN, Myrtle, Miss.,
I Beat Cough Syrup. T- .tea Good.
In time. Bojd by druckst?.
; e*Q N S UM P TI <?>N. " ?
De^en?'?'^e hcnct/qf wie silent woods",
t *p??e.a tq 'the stillness of thouphts
dn&er the cahn of the tranquil skies
. rafe's best lesson, is, taiurhV.?.
"\Miat is. the foolish, strife of mnn?
What'is his siiiviitc worth?
When the purest rapture of living is
? Found
In the beauty and pence ot earth?
Sweet is the balm of the restful woods,
Truthful tin? teaching, ami wise;
Joy lives out in the open world,
tinder the open skies.
Evil and sin in the crowded ways
Find nlwuys the surest hirth, .
And lt's fat1 ?i-oiu the toVni that th?> Soul
fti?lSt ?Bteft
The beauty. And fleaee of earth;. , ...
-Ripley. D. Saunders, in St. Louis
i M? COSQUEft?D. j
Alice Ellinghain was indubitably a
pretty girl. Not pretty with the un
meaning prettiness of glossy curls, sea
blue eyes and straight, Greek features,
but with the beauty of soul and mind,
and rich womanly temperament-and
at 17 Alice had pronged her
self In tneiTinge to ?Scar Warrie.
"My ?ear. .you blight have done bet
tet-, 1 thihk," su'hi Mrs: Ellingham; ?
portly matron; Wild liiUl herself been
a beauty ih her day, un'd w;as-, in every
meaning bf tue word, ? woniau bf the
.'How, mamma ?" said Alice, simply.
"For you know I love him."
"Love," said Mrs. Ellingham, half
scornfully. "That's a word that will
do very well for poets and romane- s.
I don't believe in it myself. I dbi
marry for love!"
"No, mamma," said Alice, miscble
ously, "you married for money; nHl
when poor papa speculated in those
horrid Western lands you l?st it ail-,
and Were compelled to drag dut the
rest o? ?o?r married life without either
iOVe or money tb t-bhsole yott. 1 have
heard yob tell the story many A time."
Mrs. Eilihghani blt her hp and fanned
herself violently.
"That was because Mr. Ellingham
was too much of a fanatic to take my
advice about the Investments," she
said, tartly. "But it has nothing to do
with the matter at present under dis
cussion. You have engaged yourself
to Oscar Wayne, who calls himself an
artist An artist, indeed-lie had
better say a genteel beggar. For What"
are nrtiBtB nowadays but starvelings?
And he has gone out to the Territories
to Sketch scenery for pictures that no
obe Will bby after they are painted
and here* in his absence, comes Mr.
Fenwick Fontaine, the richest catch of
the season, alu! lays his hand and his
heart at yo?r feet. Why. Alice, you are
the luckiest girt I ever saw.'*
"Of course his hand and his heart
can be nothing to me," said Alice, look
ing dbWn dt the iilftin gold engagement
ting that shone on the forefinger of
her left hand. "For I love Oscar."
Mrs. Elliugham lay back among her
cushions with a deep and ostentatious
"Alas, Alice!" she uttered, plain
tively, "I did not suppose you could be
so selfish."
"Selfish, mamma!"
"Don't you see that you are blight
ing my future as well as your own?
Don't you know that I have always
looked forward to my daughter's mar
riage as a means of establishing myself
In the ease and luxury which are
almost a necessity to my declining
"Dear mamma," pleaded Alice, with
a troubled light in her sapphire-blue
eyes and color coining and going
faintly on her cheek, "that is easily
settled. Your home must be with
Oscar and me."
Mrs. Ellingham loftily shook ber
"On a crust a day and a third floor
in some wretched tenement-house,"
enunciated she. "Never!"
"Yes, but mamma-"
Mrs. Ellingham lifted her smooth,
white hand as if to ward off Alice's
"My dear, we will not discuss the
subject, if you please. I am quite
willing to allow you time to reflect up
on this momentous question. I have
told Mr. Fontaine that you will give
him an answer at thc end of the week.
Until then pray allow my tired brain
and overworked nerves to rest."
And Alice went away to her own
room, secretly avowing constancy to
her absent lover.
"Deni- Oscar," she murmured, softly
kissing the engagement ring which his
hand had placed upon her finger; "as
if I could ever be untrue to you. Not
all the gold in the world could tempt
But when the evening mail came in
and brought no letter from Oscar.
Alice did feel a little lonely and be
"It will surely come to-morrow,"
she said to herself.
But the morrow arrived, and
brought no letter.
"It's very strange," said Alice, with
tears in her eyes. "He never failed
"No more than I expected, my dear,"
said Mrs. Ellingham. "I shouldn't
be at all surprised if he had fallen
in love with some young woman out
there and settled down "for life. I'm
told art is better appreciated in the
west than it is here."
Alice bit her Up- but she did not
speak. Such bitter words were bet
ter left unanswered.
Mr. Fontaine came at about noon
to take the ladies out driving. Alice's
first impulse was to decline, but she
remembered that her mother was
fond of carriage exercise, and had
veny few opportunities to indulge that
liking-and she said "Yes."
TH drive out to Fontaine Abbey,"
said the rich and confidant suitor.
"My gardener sends in word that the
white grapes are ripe, and there are
some very fine tropical flowers in
blossom in the conservatory. And I
thought Mrs. Ellingham might per
haps honor me by by partaking of a
little lunch nf tor the drive."
Fontaine Abbey was a fine old place,
built in the style of a stately medieval
castle, with grounds that sloped to a
serene, silver river, acres of conserva
tories, ? picture gallery and a noble
entrance ball, where knights in armor
kept mailed guard. The carpets
were Persian-the tables of Florentine
mosaic-the lunch table a marvel of
Serres china, gold plate and import
ed luxuries.
Mr. Fontaine played the accom
plished host to perfection-and Mis.
Ellinghnm's eyes sparkled at .the
effect which all this luxury and re
finement were evIdcnU.v producing
upon the susceptible nature of her
"Oh,!" she sighed, scarcely audible,
when Mr. Fontaine had left them for
a moment, "what UIIBB \\ would he to
end ty. dajrs iii H biabe ilke Fontaine
Abbr)!" , *..
.Alice saki nothing, bnt there was a
far-off, absent look In her eyes, a
strained, set compression to her lips.
"Well, why not?" she asked herself.
"Since Oscar has forgotten mc-why
The week rolled to Its close, still
without any token or sign that her
far-off lover remembered her very ex
istence-and when Fenwick Fontaine
proposed formally to her) Alice Ellinga
baw ah?Weted "Yefi:i5
nM& thirling! my' owri ndbie-rintjirfed
'child/' saul ??lingbarn. folding
Alice close to lier iie^rt; any1 ne.ver
noticing how pale hud cold her lips
were, how listless the droop of her
head., .
; "t have sacrificei} myself!" iiic?
kept repeating .to herself, "but how
shali i ever endure the life that lies
before me?"
For three days she lived through
the new existence-a pale, passive
statue-at their close she took off the
great diamond solitaire, clear and
limpid as a monster drop of dew,
that her new financ?e had placed on
her finger and gave it back to him.
"I cannot marry you!" ?he said, "I
cannot belie Illy DWI! nature; i wcttld
rather lite ih a garret: and die ?n old
maid than marry you whiie my lieart
is ali another's." ,
So tile brilliant engagement; which
had already become the' talk, br the'
towri, was broken off, arid Mrs. Ell
ingharii, deeply offended, vowed that
Alice might turn seamstress, school
teacher or salesgirl, for all of her.
"I wash my hands of you. ungiate
ful, undutiful girl!" she cried,
through torrents of angry tears.
"Mamma. I love Oscar," was all that
Alice would answer.
She was sitting alone In the twilight
hat evening, trying a little by Whiles;
it yet hnpili?r. f?r, thaii when She
.s tilt? bethrothed bride df the
. lionaire. when a footstep sounded
on the threshold, and, turning, she
beheld-Oscar Wiiyh?i
"Oscar!" she cried out, hysterically;
"Oh, Oscar, my darling, I thought you
had forgotten me!"
"I meant to give you a surprise,
Alice," he said, gayly. "For I have
come home for good. Listen, dearest,
it's like a fairy tale. I have made no
sketches at all. My time has been en;
tirely occupied in nursing a poor, in
firm old man, who was my fellow*
passenger act-oss the plains, and died,
with his head on ruy atm, half way be1
tweeh two cities. And? Alice, that
lonely, Unfrienly old mail pi'oved td
be immensely rich, and todk the
strange fancy to leave me ?ll his
wealth. I need paint no more pic
tures now, except for my own gratifi
cation. We fan he married at once? '
dear, thanks to old Malcolm Mur
And then Alice told him all-how
nearly she had yielded to the terrible
temptation of Mammon and the
world-how she had been true to her
self and him at the last.
The next week, when financial cir
cles were ringing with the failure and
decampment of Fenwick Fontaine,
the millionaire, Mrs. Ellinghain was.
forced to confess that Alice's simple
heart wisdom was superior to her
own worldly policy. She was quite'
satisfied-she had a rich- son-in-law,
after all. And that was what she
wanted.-New York News.
The empty barrel soon falls to
Little men can never do great
The foibles of fashion are the fool's
Dreams of bigness are not visions
of greatness.
The counterfeit is often better look
ing than the genuine.
There is a great difference between
a scholar and a thinker.
Riches on' the heart are a burden;
under the feet, a blessing.
Worn and bittered gold is better
than newly-polished brass.
The man who really cares to, will
always dare to do the right.
The oily safe way to climb life's
ladder is to keep looking up.
The man who is never weary In
well-doing docs nothing well.
Much of the music of life depends
or, your touch and your time.
New truths will always break the
bottles that held old thoughts.
Locality is not so potent as love in
making a health-giving climate.
Prosperity tests character as a
heavy harvest tests the granary.
In the measure in which you say
"I am not my own," all things become
The world always looks upside
down to tile man who is upside down
A man's profession is like a founda
tion; it is uot a house, but it gives ycu
a good idea of what it will be.
The greatest mistake In life is seeking
to improve the circumstances without
regard to the character.-Ram's Horn.
Getting Fomenting Tor Xotliinjj.
"The desire to get something for
nothing is a disease with some men,"
said a salesman in a down-town hard
ware store the other day, glancing after
a prosperous-looking man who was
leaving the store with a look of satis
faction on his face.
"We have razors honed or ground
'to accommodate our commuter cus
tomers." continued the salesman,
"and the charge of 25 cents barely
covers the cost, as we do not do the
work ourselves. That man who just
left the store is making all kinds of
money, and yet he contrives to make
us hone two or three razors every
few months for one small quarter.
"Two or three days after we have
honed one of his razors he comes In
with much bluster and says that .he
can't shnve with it at all, and hands
a razor that is certainly dull. We
know by our record that it is not the
same razor that we honed a few days
before, a private mark scratched on
the handle showing that it had not
been in our store for some months.
However, we have to have the razor
fixed up for him for nothing in order
to keep his trade lu hardware and to
prevent him running us down to his
"We have sharpened two razors for
him in a week, and he has just brought
a third, pretending it is the same one
that he brought in first and that the
edge is not sharp enough. I admit it
is uot as keen as his greed for the
quarters."-New York Times.
Numery Paya u Town's Expcnaei.
Orea, Sweden, owns a nursery, the
profecds from which pays all the run
ning expenses of the town Including
public-school and telephone service,
Fads For tifo F?ifc
Stitching, row upon row, ls an at
tractive finish.
Belts of Mexican carved leather are
among the novelties.
Green Egyptian beetles are one of
thc fads in hat pins.
Crepe rle Chine is the favorite ma
terial for dressy gowus.
Eton Jackets of red cloth, trimmed
with blas black satin bands,
Plain rJisick silk stockings arc away
and aberi? bf the most ???g?nt weak
Handsome prodclotn bolero! with1
the edges finished with bands t?f stitch
ed taffetas.
Few women try to complete their
toilette without some ??rt of ? llttl?
French' collar.
The old-fashioned blonde lace with a1
pattern scattered over it is revived
again for veils.
Plainly-trimmed hats are positively
refreshing after some of the heavy cre
ations to be seen.
New patterns In circular flounces bf
Renaissance and Venetian, as well as
other kind? of lace.
Tti?r'? Simply ls ti? color limit in the
mattbr bf veils, though blue arid fjr?wn
and white are ixl the le?d.
Haridsbmfe white lawn applique
robes!,, the skirt almost finished; and
materials included for the blouse.
That sometime-since favorite, the un
reliable stickpin, has been replaced by
several sorts of pins that really will
Every so many actually dispense
with gloves altogether.? In this case
they should remember not to overload
their fingers with rings.
Beauty and strength in
women vanish early in
life because of monthly
pain or some menstrual
irregularity. Many suf
fer silently ansi see their
best gifts fade away*
Lydia E. PInkham's Veg-table Compound j
helps women preserve
roundness cf form and
freshness of face foe
cause lt makes their en
tire female organism
healthy* lt carries wo
men safety through the
various natural crises
and ls the safeguard of
woman's health.
The truth about this
great medicine ls told In
the letters from women
being published In this
paper constantly.
American Machinists Who Go to China Gen
erally Get the Worst of IL
A great many skilled machinists and
engineers have gone to China from
this country during the past ten
yeaFS," said the captain of a large car
go steamer, who has made frequent
trips to the flowery kingdom. "Most
of them were engaged to take charge
of big plants, and while the job seem
ed tip-top on the surface the result
was nearly always disappointing. The
Chinese are very anxious to avail
themselves of foreign skill but take
care to dispense with it at the earliest
possime moment. A manufacturer, for
example, will put in modern machin
ery and hire an American expert as
a superintendent, giving him a couple
of sleepy looking young Chinamen as
assistants. In six months the sleepy
looking pair have mastered all the
technicalities of the plant and some
pretext ls found for getting rid of the
The fact that he has a Ave or ten
year contract ls no special obstacle.
All labor contracts may be voided for
good cause, and in China there is nev
er any difficulty In proving anything
you like about a man. I knew an Ohio
engineer who went to Canton several
years ago to set up and operate a large
plant in a silk mill. He was under a
five-year contract at $(5,000, gold, per
annum, and thought he had a soft
thing. Before his first year had
elapsed he was discharged on the
ground of habitual drunkenness, neg
lect of duty, waste of material. Insub
ordination and a dozen or so other lit
tle things I have forgotten. Being en
tirely Innocent, he showed fight, but
was overwhelmed by a cloud of wit
nesses and the case against him was
made so strong that the consul refused
to interfere. His place was taken by
his native assistant, who made a botch
of it and destroyed thousnnds of dol
lars' worth of costly machinery, but
that didn't help the engineer who was
sacked. American experts who know
the ropes insist upon having a clause
In their contracts authorizing them to
employ their own assistants. It has
been the same way with even the mil
itary instructors. The soldiers of for
tune who went there expecting life
time jobs were crowded out as soon as
young native officers learned enough
to take charge of the troops them
felves."-New Orleans Times-Demo
Flower Carden Without Posy Beds.
Mary Anderson Navarro's garden
was planned by the artist Alfred Par
sons. It lacks all regular flower beds
and conventional arrangement, the
flowers - growing in the grass. Mrs.
Navarro's home ls in the little village
of Broadway, near Evesham, In Wor
cestershire, England, five miles from
Stratford-on-Avon, and not a long
drive from quaint old Worcester.
When You Take
BsQc??BQ tho formula is
Showing what St oontai
their formula; knowing th;
cine if you knew its i?gr,
and Quinine put up in cor
less form. Grove's is tl
and any druggist who is nc
that all other so-called "ta
Grove's is the only C
the malarial sections of th<
Case of ???lar?a, chills and
Indiens Are Induced to Stop Practice of
Last week was a hard one for the
old men of the Kiowa, Comanche and
Apache tribes of Indians, says the
Wieb1 fa (Kan.) correspondent of the
Chicago Hecord. They had to give up
all of their wives but one. Some of
the medicine chiefs had as many as teri
women whom they called wives. All
but the favorite one are now living
away from the old buck's tepee.
When the law wa3 passed throwing
open to settlement the Kiowa,- Coman
che and Apache reservation, it was de
cided that these Indians should be
more civilized. It was with this end
In view thnt the Indian agent an
nounced to all the melt that they must
give up their numerous wives, or they
would receive no part of the land to
be alloted, nor would they receive their
share of the money shortly to be paid
them. It was a h?fd blow to the
tribes, ?s they have always practiced
polygamy without arty interference.
In reply to n letter1 from Agent A?is
chare, the Indians gathered at Darling
ton on the first of the week. The old
men had all of their wives with them.
The agent made a speech to them in
which he set forth the fact already
stated. Thc medicine men made re
plies. Rolling Pony, who had ten
beautiful young squaws and one old
one, was the principal talker against
the giving up of his wives. He said
that they represented him as a wealthy
man and if he had to give all of them
up but one the Indians would think
that he was a very poor man and he
would lose his influence among his peo
ple. He said that for his wives he had
paid nearly 1,000 ponies and had been
twenty years in gathering them around
his tepee. He made no mention of lov
ing any of them, but said they were
good workers and tended his crops In
good shape. The agent asked him if
he loved them and which one he liked
best. He made no reply, saying be did
not understand the question. Then the
agent told him he must make his
choice then and there. The squaws
were all lined up before the old man
and he looked at them long and earn
estly. Finally he selected the oldest
one, she being shown in the photograph
with him. Holling Pony has been an
Indian police for the last ten years,
but he told the agent he was going to
quit now, as the government had not
given him a fair deal. The discarded
squaws will be taken charge of by the
Indian agent and made to work for
their living.
Narjo, a Kiowa warrior, had five
wives, but he gave up all but one.
Gawkey, a Comanche policeman, had
eight wives and he kept the oldest one.
About sixty old men had to give up
their many wives and they Invariably
took the one they had bought first,
casting the youngest and prettiest
aside. The squaws who were thus de
serted did not seem to mind it, but
were glad to be released from the bard
work in their husband's harem. The
old men were very much against giving
up the many squaws, first because tho^v
represented nia?y ponies and, second,
they were a mark of Influence in In
dian society. The more squaws a med
icine man possessed the more popular
he was. It ls among this class of peo
ple that the white people who want tc
take free homes in the new country to
be given away soon will have to live,
They are peaceable Indians now, but
they cling to their old customs with a
nea rbi Ike tenacity.
Midas Seeks a Change.
"A man who wishes to sell your Ma
jesty a gold brick," announced the
Chamberlain in a loud voice.
King Midas started from his soft,
Oriental couch.
"Has the man a large black mous
tache, and does he wear a silk hat with
a very broad brim?" he eagerly asked.
"Yes, your Majesty," the Chamber
lain replied, bowing low.
"Admit him!" commanded the King.
Then, turning to his courtiers with a
smile, the first they bad seen upon his
visage in years, he said:
"Here, at last, is something which
probably will not turn to gold the min
ute I touch it!"-Detroit Journal.
Do Your Feet Ache and Burn?
Shako Into your shoes Allen's Foot-Easo,
a powder for the feet. It makes tight or New
oboes feel ensy. Cures Corns. Ingrowing
Nails, Itching, Swollen, Hot. Callous, Sore
and Sweating Feet. All Druggists and
Shoe Stores sell lt, 25c. Snmplo sent FREE.
Address, ALLEN S. OLMSTED, LeRoy, N. Y.
A Hnpi>y Outcome.
Smart Set: Gllfoyla-KlldrufTs elopement
wasn't successful, was lt?
Poindexter-Oh, I don't know. The old man
caught thom before they reached the minister's.
To Cure a Cold In Ono Day.
druggists refund the money if it fails to cure
B. W. GROVE'S signature is ou oach box Oe
Trouble of tho Rich.
The Smart Set: Jaggles- Slnoe the Par
venues got Int?, society I suppose thoy havo had
to brush up a little?
WagRles-Y*?. ludeed. At pro?ent they are
practicing how to walk cn a hardwood floor.
plainly pr?rt?&d on each bottle, ||
ns? Imitators do not advertise
at you would not buy their medi
edients. Grove's contains Iron
rect proportions, and is in a taste
?e original Tasteless Chill Tonic
)t pushing an imitation will tell you
.steless " Tonics are imitations,
hill cure sold by every druggist in1
2 United States and Cuba that is guaranteed to cure any
fever, or money refunded. Price 50 cents.
? If you will buy three
SOld Virginia Cheroots
9 and smoke them to-day you will get
? the greatest amount of comfort and '
? satisfaction that 5 cents will buy in I
0 a smoke, and get it three times over!
^ You haven't any idea how good they
? are and cannot have until you try them.
$ Try three to-day instead of a 5c. cigar.
^ Three hundred million Old Virginia Cheroots smoked this
?? year. Ask your own dealer. Price, 3 for 5 cents. a
Andrew Female College,
Cuthbert, Georgia.
Forty-sixth year b?glns Sopcsmbor 19 Larse additional building boin? erected. Many ad
ditions being mn.de to the library and laboratories. Weli equipped, steam ht?at. electric light*,
nu dorn conveniences, etc. ANDREW stands for Christian culturo and character, and the
highest and best education for Southern women. Healthfulness unsurpassed; faculty largo an4
competent; patronage expensive, representtne several State's. Host advantages offered In
Music. Art. Elocution, Bookkeeping, stenography, etc., as well as In Literary Bepartmeat.
Board and tuition can be h id for 9110 to 81 IO for the entlro session of nine months. Write
for the catalogue and make your arrangements as soon ns po?slble. Address
HOMER BUSH, President.
Two Novel Frocks.
An airy frock for a young girl has a
skirt composed of three flounces of
cream embroidered tulle, resting on
flounces of pale green mousseline de
soie, edged with a very narrow flounce
of tl same material. The bodice has
a bolero of the same tulle, embroidered
over a pale green transparency, and
opens over a frill composed of creamy
lace and white muslin. The arrange
ment of this simple, fluffy frock is suit
able for a girl who wears ankle-length
skirts; the color is fresh and delicate
and suggestive of youth and spring
A new version of the always-with
you bluf? and white foulard gown has
a scarf of emerald velvet draped grace
fully on the bodice. The bolero Is !
striped vertically with bands of navy j
blue satin cut on the bias and stitched ?
Small buttons of green velvet adorn
the front, arranged in groups of three.
Thc front opens to show a very nar
row waistcoat of white frilled lawn,
round which is girt a ceinture of
emerald velvet; The skirt ls set In
shirt-pleats round the waist and orna
mented with similar bands of navy
blue satin, which give an exquisite ef
fect to the dress.
French Daintiness.
A Frenchwoman makes her toilet at
night as carefully as if she were going
to a reception instead of to bed. "Wheth
er she be old or young, a well-bred
daughter of France brushes and ar
ranges her hair, cleans her teeth, rinses
her mouth with some pleasant antisep
tic wash, dons a beribboned and lace
frilled nightdress and prepares herself
for sleep with the care and deliberation
of a girl attiring herself for her first
balL _
Monograms Carved In Leather Purses.
In place of the brass or silver mono
grams for the Unger purses that are
used so generally by women the let
ters now are carved in the leather. This
is done only in thc high-grade purses
made of the best pig or calf skin. The
metal letters became too common to
be satisfactory to the fastidious, es
pecially as lt was rather a conspicuous
form of publishing one's identity.
Price, 20c.
Ant and Grasshopper.
When it was become winter the
grasshopper went to the ant and asked
for a cold handout or something.
"No," said the ant; "it is useless to
importune me. I am adamant!"
"And what," exclaimed the grass
hopper, turning away, "is to be- ex
pected of a-ant?"-Detroit Jonr
<?\ 7or33yunTi bart bsa tzai?
K% ing young an tod vezan ia
_\B burines. Only bu. cd. in Y?
gipiSHS owning ito twlditg-? gnni
gJg?gS.Btw cn* Up to dalt. 2igbJj en
dorsed. thoroagUynuaoti.
uutioni. Cat?lcgn? irte.
" Leading bu. coL south Pc'?atc rirer."-Pkiit. 8tan?grsjejr.
of Men's $3 and
i $3.50shoe3 in the
.world. Wo sell
P? F88S> ,rior3 83.00-and
g 8 $3.50 ehoes than
! any other two
; manufacturers in
.tho:;. S
The reason more
W.L.Douglas $3.00
'.nd ?3.50 shoes aro
than any other
'mako is because they aro
best in the world.
A $4.00 Shoe for $3.00.
$5 Shoe for $3.50.
To** 1
Th- Real Worth of Our $3 and $3.50 Shoes
compared with other makes ls $4 to SS.
Ravins tho langst Sn and $t.H> shoe bosi
ness In the world, and a perfect system of;
manufaeturinir, enables ns to produce
higher grnrie Jw.oo and $3.M slioes tlian
can bo had elsewhere. Yonr dealer;
shonld keep thom : vre (rive one dealer ;
exclusive sale la each town. ,
Tukt no .Miztliufo ! Insist/
on ha-. .nsW.L. Douglas shoes VT Uh ,
If yourdealor will not pet them for/
yon, send direct to factory, en
closing i>rlc6 and Me. extra/
for rani HKS. State kind of j
leather, SIZP. s nd width,
plain or rap toe. Oar
shoes will reach you.
Castings, Stool Beams, Columns and Chan.
! nol Bolts, Rods, Weights, Tanks, Towers, ?tc.
Stool Wiro and Manila Rope, Hoisting Engines
And Pomps, Jacks, Derricks, Crabs, Chain and
Ropo Hoists.
VIT Cast Every Day. Make Quick Delivery.
Wanted for tao best
selling .book ever
publlshod. 1,000 de
livered In York Co.,
S. C.. U00 In Ander,
son County. 9W In
Charleston, 1,189 in Memphis. One agent sells
230 In one week, 84.00 to $10.00 per day sure.
In answering stato your experience, If any.
j. L. NICHOLS & eo.,
Ko. 012-92? Austell Hu lld in-, Atlanta, (?av
IV \mw I WV I quick relier ?nd cures worst
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tree. Cr. E. E. GBEEN'BSOHS. Bex B. Atlanta, 0?
That Little Book For Ladles,
Mention this Pap3r'nw^?3^r"?r*

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