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The Staying Power ok Wind.? "Why, you don't call this windy, do you?" asked Judge Jones. "While I was down in Cheyenne yesterday I saw au empty flour barrel stuck up against the side of a brick house, with nothing to hold it in that position but the wind. It had been up there five days. Yes, sir. The wind hadn't let up enough in that time to let it drop." An old and well-dressed gentleman who had been standing near, and had heard the judge's statement, replied : "Pardon me, sir, but I cannot believe that. I have lived in Cbeyeune twelve years and I have never known the wind to hold au empty barrel oi/ln aP n ^Alien lnnrror tKun UgUlUSL LUC aiuc Ui a. uvuov ivu^vi four days." This started a general conversation on the subject of Wyoming winds in general and Cheyenne winds in particular, and a man who looked as though he might be a liar from somewhere near Red Butte or Sherman, said that sometime last spring, while in Cheyenne, the wind blew the sign off a drygoods store and carried it across the street and up against a harness shop, and held it there for three weeks. Just then the train came thundering in and the wind question was adjourned.?Laramie Boomerang. Brought Into Prominence.?Deacon Comstock, of Hartford, Conn., is well-known as being provided with an enormous handle to his counteuance, in the shape of a huge nose, in fact it is remarkable for its great length. On a late occasion, when taking up a col- 1 lection in the church in which the deacon belongs, as he passed through the congregatiou every person to whom he presented the bag seemed to be pos sessed by a sudden and uncontrollable desire to laugh. The deacon did not know what to make of it. He had often passed around before, but no such effects as these had he ever before j witnessed. The secret, however, leak- , ed out. He had been afflicted for a , day or two with .a sore on his nasal appendage, and had placed a small piece of sticking plaster over it. During the morning of the day in ques- ( tiou the plaster had dropped off, aud the deacon seeing it as he supposed, on ( the floor, picked it up and stuck it on again. But alas for men who some- . ~ * ' ?l a nwiba/) limes lUUKt; grtai luioiuMro, uc piv<?.u up instead one of those pieces of paper ; which the manufacturers of spool cotton paste on the end of every spool, ( and which reads: "Warranted to bold out 200 yards." Such a sign on such a nose was enough to upset the gravity of eveu a Puritan congregation. A Small Chance For His Mon- J ey.?A Missouri paper to illustrate the hopeful feeling that some men have wheu they are in debt, tells of a farmer who owed Walt Perkins $25, , and had owed him for years. One day he met Walt and said, "Don't be uueasy Walt; I have the thing all fixed by which I can pay you." Walt asked him how he had got it fixed, and the old grauger said, "Well, Walt, j if nothing happens, next year I hope ' to raise a good crop of corn, and I in- I tend to trade some of the corn for a j yoke of oxen, and I know an old man ' in St. Charles county that owus an old mare and he wants to trade her for a s voke of oxen. Mow, Walt, when I 1 raise the corn and get the oxen I will ' make the trade for the old mare, and ' then I will briug her home and raise < mule colts?and Walt, the very first 1 mule colt I sell you shall have the money." 1 Hard on the Lawyer.?It is re- 1 lated of George Clark, the celebrated 1 Negro miustrei, that being examined as a witness he was severely interro- 1 gated by the attorney, who wished to break down his evidence. < "You are in the Negro minstrel bus- I iuess, I believe ?" iuquired the lawyer. 1 "Yes, sir," was the prompt reply. < "Isn't that rather a low calling ?" < demanded the lawyer. i "I don't know but what it is, sir," replied the minstrel; "but is so much better than my father's that I am proud of it." I "What was your father's calling?" "He was a lawyer," replied Clark, 1 in a tone of regret that put the audi- i ence in a roar. The lawyer let him 1 alone. I6T A showman was making a great : fuss at the front of his exhibition of i the wonders he had inside. A man standing in the crowd with a little boy 1 beside him cried out, "I'll bet you $1 ' you cannot let me see a lion." "Done," < said the showman, eagerly ; "put down your money." The man placed SI in , the hand of a bystander, and the show- ( man did the same. "Now, walk this i way," said the showman, "and I'll , soon convince you. There you are," | said he, triumphantly ; "look in the , corner at that beautiful Numidian j lion." "I don't see any," responded the other. "What's the matter with you ?" asked the showman. "I'm ! blind," was the grinning reply ; and in a few minutes the blind mau pocketed ' the $2 and weut away. How He Talked Back to Him. J "Dot vos a mean man which went shoost now der door oud," said Mose to a frieud who had dropped into his store. "Why so?" inquired the friend. "He iushult me mit my own store." ! tt\\* 11 1 1! J L on " ? en, wnai am ne say : "He says dot bile uf bants ud make : good miluek sdrainers mid a cheese factory.'" "Why didn't you talk hack to him?" "Yv didn't I ? Bet your poots I did ?" "What did you say ?" "Vat did I /.ay? I dold him to come to hell ?"?Texas Sittings. t&if" "I'm proud of this town," said a little man sitting behind the stove, with a pipe in his mouth. "Proud of it." repeated the stranger at the bar, who turned around as he heard the words, and looked at the speaker with a look of in finite contempt. "What are you proud of it for?" "That's an easy odc," returned the little man. "There are four cemeteries, here, and I've got a wife iu every one of 'em."? Brooklyn Eagle. Wtutjiiilt (fjatlHtings. 8&y* Twelve average tea plants produce one pound of tea. t6y It doesn't make a lie any whiter to put it on a tombstone. 8&T As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities. Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle that fits them all. God's bread is always sweeter thau the devil's plum puddiDg. WatT Nearly 46,000 men desert from the German army every 12 months. What is doue cannot be undone, especially if it is a hard-boiled egg. to*?" Tt is riirht to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are. fife?" Of the 42 largest cities in Japan, ranging in population from 1,280,000 to 20,000, 24 have electric lighting systems. fife?" The microscopists say that a mosquito has 22 teeth in the end of its bill, 11 above and the same number below. fiST The average man will never hesitate to take ten cents' worth of time looking for five cents worth of lost money. fife?" Put a good man in any community and his life will make bis neighbors feel that they ought to live better thau they do. fi?" Most of the men in the islands of southwestern Japau lead lives of idleness, and are cheerfully supported by the women. fife?" In California peach trees are successfully grafted with rosebuds, thus producing groves of red, white and pink roses, fife?" All kinds of antiquities are manufactured in Egypt or elsewhere for the benefit of pilgrims. Even mummies, it is said, are now made to order, fifi?" The average speed of a carrier pigeon in calm weather is 1,210 yards a minute. With a strong wiud in the direction of flight, some pigeons have covered 1,980 yards a minute. B@T Speaking of lions, that was quite an idea of the hard-shell preacher who was discoursing of Daniel in the den of lions: "There he sot all night, looking at the show for nothing; it didn't cost him a cent." 86?" A simply remedy for neuralgia is to apply grated horseradish, prepared the same as for table use, to the temple when the face or head is affected, or to the wrist or shouldier when the pain is in the arm or shoulder. SST The oldest medical recipe is said by a French medical journal to be that of a hair tonic for an Egyptian queen. It is dated 400 B. C., and directs that dogs' paws and asses' hoofs be boiled with dates in oil. Fogg says he begins to think there is no perfect state in this world. When he was young he was always in the way of the old folks ; and now that he is old, he seems to be always iu the way of the young people. 86?" He?I had a queer dream about you last night, Miss Louise. I was about to give you a kiss, when suddenly we were separated by a river that gradually grew as big as the Rhine. She?And was there no bridge and no boat? 16?" "Hot!" he exclaimed. "Well, I should say so. Aud the least exertion wears me all out." And while his wife toted a crying baby around, he wandered down town and walked iight miles aud 42 laps around a billiard table. 86?" A little boy was coming home ivith his mother from chureh. when he heard her saying that the sermon was not worth much. The little boy immediately turned around and said, 'Oh, mother, what could you expect for a halfpenny ?" IS?" The special wheat investigation 3f the department of agriculture shows that the crop of 1897 amounted to five hundred and thirty million bushsis. The Cincinnati Price Current's estimate is five hundred and forty million bushels. fiST "Are there any more jurymen who have a prejudice agaiust you?" whispered the young lawyer. "No, t)oss, de jury am all right, but I wants }*ou to challenge the jedge. I'se been 'victed twice before under him, and maybe he's 'ginning to hab a prejudice 'gainst me." BS?" An Englishman came to New York, and put up a sign "Established 1804," aud rather prided himself upon the antiquity of his establishment. The next day his Yankee rival across the way burlesqued his sign in this way: "Established yesterday. No jld goods on hand." W&T The water torture is in use iu some penitentiaries. It consists in joufining the prisoner in a closet too small for him to stir. While he stands, water, one drop at a time, is allowed :o fall from a faucet on his head. It is said that few persons can endure this puuishment for more than an hour. fifeaT" A bickering pair of Quakers ivere heard in high controversy, the liusbaud exclaiming: "I am determined to have one quiet week with thee!" "But how wilt thou be able to ^et it?" said the taunting spouse, in that sort of reiteration which married ladies so provokingly indulge in. "I will keep thee a week after thou art tlead," was the Quaker's rejoinder. fiThere is no other work in the world of which so many copies are printed annually as of the Chinese almanac. The number is estimated at several millions. This almauac is printed at l'ekin, and is a monopoly of the emperor. It not only predicts the weather but notes the days that are reokoued lucky or unlucky for commencing any undertaking, for applying remedies in disease, for marrying and for burying. The value of the metal nroduo tion in the United States the past year is estimated at over $702,000,000. This production, says The Engineering and Mining Journal, not only emphasizes the great total value, but also the immense variety of the mineral production of the United Slates. Not only is this country the largest producer of iron and steel, copper, lead and silver and of gold, hut almost every mineral and metal known to commerce is found within our borders, and is mined or prepared in some quantity. International Reasons. THE SUNDAY SCHOOL. LESSON VI, SECOND QUARTER, INTERNATIONAL SERIES, MAY 8. Vest of the LeMOD, Matli. xxii, 1-14?Memory Terse*, 2-4?Golden Text, Luke xlv, 17 ? Commentary by the Rev. D. M. Stearns. [Copyright. 1S98. by D. M. Stearns.] 1, 2. "And .Tosus answered and spake nnto them again by parables, and said, The kingdom of heaven is liko unto a certain king which made a marriage for his son." When the kingdom shall have come for which our Lord taught us to pray, tho will of God shall bo dono on earth as in heaven. But while this Is sure, according to Rev. xi, 15; I Cor. xv, 24, 25, and other assuranco6, thore aro many seeming delays, and thcro shall bo until tho time when He who has tho title deeds shall exclaim, "There 6hall bo delay no longer" (Rev. x, 6, R. V). Tho preparations for that glorious consummation and the many events leading up to it aro so one with it that they 6eem to be spoken of as a part of it. Tho Bible story begins with a marriage in Eden, and ends with the marriage of tho Lamb (Rev. xix), of which many marriage stories like those of Isaac and Rebekah, Joseph and Asenath, Moses and Zipporah, Boaz and Ruth, aro very suggestive. 8. "And sent forth his sorvants to call them that wero bidden to tho wedding, and they would not come." Not only will there bo the bridegroom and tho bride, essontial to any wedding, but there will be those who aro called "The virgins, her companions" (P6. xlv, 14); perhaps the wise virgins of Math. xxv. Then there are to be some who will be watching for their lord when he returns from tho wedding (Luke xii, 8G), and we road in Rev. xix, 9, "Blessed aro thoy which aro called to the marriage supper of the Lamb." All will be there either as brido or guosts who are redeemed by His blood up to that time. 4. "Again, ho sent forth othor servants, 6aying, Tell them which aro biddon, Behold I have prepared my dinner. My oxen and my fatlings.aro killed, and all tilings are ready. Come unto the marriage." Not until we shall see the fullness and magnificence of all that is here signified, when wo 6hall bo at the real marriage, can we begin to imagine what is included in these preparations. But we can got some faint idea if wo will persistently and prayerfully ponder this great fact, that God so loved that Ho gave His Son, and that He who spared not His own Son will with Him freely give all things (John iii, lfi; Rom. vill, 82). These servants may include the seventy and the apostles, but the messengers are not so important as their mossngo: "All things arc ready. Come!" 5. "But they mudo light of it and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise." I am writing these notes in the harbor of Colombo, Ceylon, in the last week of my three weeks' trip from Shanghai to Calcutta, and I have never been more impressed than 1 havo these weeks at sea, with the awful truth that they all mako light of it. Meeting companies of those who lovo the book from day to day every day of my lifo when at home, it is something now to be usked to live for weeks with men and women who roam the world over, but care not for Him or HI a affairs whoso their breath is. 6. "And the remnant took His sorvants and entreated them spitefully and slow them." If thoso who mako light of theso things are allowed to go on their way, the way of self and death, they may not 6how the reality of the carnul mind thut is in them, but if the invitation is pressed upon them, the spirit of hatred, which is murder, may become very manifest. 7. "But when the king heurd thoreof ho was wrath, and he sent forth his armies and destroyed thoso inurdorers and burned up their city." Because there is wruth Inct Ho tntn thnn nwnv with His stroke; then a great ranson cannot deliver thoo (Job xxxiv, 18). 8. "Then saith Ho to His servants, The wedding is ready, but they which wero bidden woro not worthy." Ho might have 6aid that they did not consider His invitation worthy of acceptance, but Ho seems to pass by their treatment of Him and speaks only of thoir treatment of themselves. It may bo like Paul's saying to tho people of Antioch, "Ye put tho word of God from you aud judgo yourselves un worthy of everlasting life (Acts xiii, 46). 9, 10. "Go ye, therefore, into tho highways, and as many us ye iluill find bid to the mnrriago. So those servants went, and tho wedding was furnished with guests." Our present commission is to go everywhere with tho invitation that tho timo of tho marriage may come. 11. "And when tho king camo in to see the guests he suw there a man which had not on a wedding garment." There isono, and only one, who will judge every one and everything (Acts xvii, HI). His eyes ore us a Hume of fire, and nothing can escape Him or them. It is a small matter compurutivoly what people think of us. Christ is tho Judge, notthoy. He has, by being made 6in for us, provided a perfect righteousness which Ho gives freely to any one who will truly accept Him (II Cor. v, SI). It is illustrated in the coats of skins provided for Adam und Evo (Gen. iii, 21), and plainly stuted by tho believer in Isa. lxi, 10. 19. "And Ho 6alth unto him, Friend, how earnest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And ho was speechless." As the thief is ashamed when ho is found (Jer. ii, 26), so sinners shall be ashumed and confounded when brought before His eyes of fire, and I John ii, 28, indicates a possibility of believers being in some sense ""'l mouenwi noKitnioH nkn 18. "Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot and take him away and east him into outer darkness. Thero shall bo weeping and gnashing of toeth." Only in soveu places do we iind this expression indicating great torment. The other places are Math, viii, 12; xiii, 42, 60; xxiv, 51; xxv, 30, and Luke xiii, 28. In each case they are from His lips who was the manifestation of tho love of God, and who 6o loved us that IIo gave Himself for us and came from tho glory of heaven to 33 years of unparalleled humiliation on this earth thut wo might not porish or know the meaning of this awful torment. 14. "For many are called, but few are chosen." Tho same words are found in chapter xx, 16, in connection with "the last shall be first und the first last." See also chapter xix, 30, and notice tho content concerning rewards. We are often ut fault in our judgment of who ure believers niul who are not, of who are really zoulous 1* God und His glory und who are not. But tho eyes of the King will muko no niistako. Let us not judge others, but as in Hie eirrht- imlcrn niirsnlvos lllOSt Severely, and honestly pray tho words of Ps. cxxxix, 23, 24; x\x, 14. When wo aro inclined to look at others, may wo hear Him say: "What is thut to thee? Follow thou Mel" The man who undertakes to uphold his honor by an unlawful act only succeeds in holding himself up to dishonor, 8^" Anger gets more people into trouble than meanness. We do and say things while in a temper that we spend the rest of our lives regretting. Jam ami Jircsidc. Care of the Hands.?That the science of cleaning the bands is a simple matter after all, when their requirements are understood, writes Phoebe Humphreys in Good Housekeeping. That the first necessity in the care of the hands is to keep them white i and clean. i That the roughest of housework as much as possible should be done in gloves. i That with the determination to do i so, it will be surprising how few of these daily occupations can not be literally "handled with gloves." i That the difference in the texture of i the skin, and the ability to cleanse it, will amply repay the housewife for the sacrifice of her old gloves and prejudices. That, as a rule, for washing hands neither very hot nor very cold water ' should be used. i That a few drops of ammonia or a small quantity of borax may be added to soften the water. i That a convenient way in which to j use the latter is to make a solution of borax and water, which may be kept ] iu a bottle and added, a few drops at i a time, to the bathing water. That this method is much more con- i venient aud neater than keeping the i borax in powder form about the washstand or siuk. That ground mustard is excellent i for cleaning the hands after having handled strong-smelling substances, i And, after having the hands a long ; time in water, rub with a little vine- , gar or lemon juice, and then with oat- < meal. 1 Fruit as Medicine.?'Why lor ages have people eaten apple sauce with their roast goose aud sucking pig? < Simply because the acids and peptones ' in the fruit assist in digesting the fats i so abundant in this kind of food. For ! the same reason at the end of a heavy dinner we eat our cooked fruits, aud when we want their digestive action i even more developed we take them I after dinner in their natural uncooked state as desert. Iu the past ages instinct has taught men to do this ; today science tells them why they did it, and . this same, science tells us that fruit i should be eateu as au aid to digestion i of other foods much more than it is < uow. Cultivated fruits, such as pears, i apples, cherries, strawberries, grapes, etc., contain on analysis, very similar < proportions of the same ingredients, , which are about 1 per cent, of malic aud other acids, aud 1 per cent, of llesh-forming albuminoids, with over 80 per cent, of water. Digestion depends upon the action of pepsin in the stomach. Fats are digested by these acids and the bile from the liver. Now, the acids and peptones in fruit peculiarly assist the acids of the stomach. Only lately even royalty has heeu taking lemon juice in tea instead of sugar, and lemon juice has been prescribed largely by physicians to help weak digestion, simply because these acids exist very abundantly in the lemon.?Popular Science Monthly. Neglect ok Educational Interests.?Iu many of the rural district schools a great mistake is made by neglect of education. Iu many cases the school house is one wmcn nas outlived its usefulness, cold, the wind ( whistling through cracks, without apparatus, no library, an old stove and broken-down seats and desks. Many times the school trustees are not chosen with regard to their personal fitness; any one will do. When a teacher applies for the school, the first question is: How much do you ask?" and the one who asks the least gets the school. Not always is mentiou made of previous experience and good, moral character. If one of these men had a colt that bethought would make a good horse (a trotter), he would secure the best man he could find to train him, while for his children anything will do. In many instances children are kept out of school in the summer to do work that might be done without them. The above is a true picture of affairs as they exist in many districts, including that of the writer. I have somewhere read that 1 boys and girls are the best crop of the ' (arm ; let us give them, then, the best j training for life that we can, rather j than wealth secured through the sac- I rifice of character.?A. W. Summer in ( Practical Farmer. ( Cows In Early Spring.?It may ' surprise the inexperienced that al- j tnougn me cows cau oe putou pmiurc ( after grass appears the supply of milk is theu usually reduced. This is frequently the case when any kind of , change in the food is made, but more I especially so early in the spring, as j grass is then more largely composed of water than at any other season of the year, aud consequently is al-o more j laxative and less uutritious than when it approaches maturity. To offset I these conditions give the cows a full ( supply of ground grain mixed with cut ' hay at night, and do not keep them on | the pasture hut a short while each day at the beginuiug. Always give a full ! meal of grain and hay at night and , also an allowance of grain in the ' morning, bran, middlings, ground oats j and corn-meal being an excellent mixture. ! Which Ecus Are Fertile??The 1 statement is often made that eggs from | old hei.s are best for hatching. Kecent experiments at the Utah station indi- \ eate the contrary, so far, at least, as | concerns the per cent, of fertile eggs. 1 The comparative .size and strength of the chicks is not stated. The percentage of fertility was highest with the early hatched pullets and lowest with the old liens, though the results are not conclusive. The fertility of eggs averaging live days old was 300 per cent higher than of eggs averaging 22 days old. BUT It is a happy combination to have a good farm and a good man together. A good manager is imitated in his methods for miles around. He sets the example?what crops to seed ; how to cultivate; what machinery to buy; when and how to market, and in many ways is unconsciously helpful to those around him. ittiatcllancou.s grading. IN COUNTIES ADJOINING. Summary of the XewH That Ih Being I'ubllHhed by Exchanges. CHESTER?Lantern, April 22: Mr. N. B. Brattou, of Brattonsville, is visiting in the city. One of the strong men, ot the Prohibition convention, says the South Carolina convention, was Rev. J. S. MoHatt, pastor of the Associate Reformed church of Chester. It was stated iu these columns that Rev. T. C. Ligon had j r t :il? rcnioveu iruiii uuwipvuic iw ivciouuu. Doubtless this name wus mistaken for Cberaw, of similar sound. He is in Chesterfield county. Mrs. Elija Kntberine Lewis, died at her home at Hodman, on April 14. LANCASTER COUNTY-Ledffer, April 23 : Mr. W. C. Beatty had strawberries from his garden Thursday. The Ladies' Memorial society will, no doubt, have an interesting programme for Memorial Day, May 10. The town is now operating under its new charter, haviug surrendered its old one and reorganized under the general laws. The new charter was issued by Secretary of State Tompkins last Tues day and was received here last Wednesday. It provides for two addition al aldermen which the council will order an election for at next meeting. The parts of two barrels of cider recently seized by State Constable Caskey at J. B. Walters & Bro's. store, was emptied into a ditch last Thursday by order of the governor. The analysis showed it contained 9.65 per cent, of alcohol; just twice the umount contained in ordinary beer. Enterprise, April 23: The Enterprise becomes a semi-weekly in order to keep abreast of the times. The 4-months-old child of Mr. Geo. C. Carues, whose home is in the Wild Cat section, died Thursday morning uud was buried yesterday. Heath, Springs & Co., were notified yesterday morning that all steamship lines were refusing to take cotton for shipment across the ocean. This, of course, is the effect of the impending war. Jfc?" An old gentleman finding a couple of his nieces fencing with a broomstick, said : "Come, come, my dears, that kind of an accomplishment will not help you io getting husbands." "I know it, uncle," responded one of the girls, as she gave a lunge, "but it will help to keep our husbands in order when we have got. 'em." pm My fcAKlH" POWDER Absolutely Pure THE JETNA FIRE Insurance Co., OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, isj the strongest lire insurance company in the United States, as well as one of the most liberal in its adjustment of losses. It is a member of the South-Eastern Tariff Association and it requires no more money to secure a policy in it than it does in any of the smaller companies, besides jrou can always feel assured that it will l>e able to meet any emergency and withstand the disasters of almost any conflagration. In 1871 it paid fire losses in the Sreat Chicago fire to the enormous amount ff $;$,7HJ8,OO0, while there were over 100 companies crushed out of existence II1C1 ilW'iirciea 10 muir cuiiikuhk jjiiwijj holders in full, ail of the light, heat, mioke and ashes, as consolation for their folly and in consideration ol' their premiums. Nine months later another con narration was born to the-ETNA?the Great Boston fire?and it this time paid its fire losses without quibbling, which amounted X) $1,035,007, and by their reports to the insurance commissioner of Conneeti;ut, show total assets on January 1st, of? 812,089,089.98! True there are many other strong companies, (I have four others) and there are hundreds of clever agents ; but there are no companies, or no agents who will appreciate your business, or even a part of it, and treat you with more consideration than I, and companies I have the honor nf representing in this vicinity. I have millions for your protection, and notoue ;ent will ever be kept from any of our patrons unjustly. When you want fire insurance on your property, consult with tne. My rates are sis low as any standard insurance, and better insurance does not 3xist. Yours truly, L. GEO. GRIST, Resident Agent. N. B.?Lightning insurance goes with 3very fire policy written in my agency without extra cost. Storm insursince writ:en at $3 per thousand. I can be found it Thk Enquihku office during business hours and "at home" alter supper. k Money Makers r Wanted I" * * NOT COUNTERFEITERS \Y/B can show any steady going and earnest i man how he can make good wages by k " handling our publications. We don't jT refer to experienced men, but to those ft who have never sold anything. Just now we ^ are pushing our ^ Reversible Map of the " United States and World f 66 x 46 inches in size. 11 beautiful colors. j 1898 edition and corrected to date. u New railroads, new towns. k New counties. i The largest map printed on a ^ single sheet. V It is k A Photograph of the World ? One side shows a colored map of our groat Ef country, with railroads, counties, rivers, V towns, etc. The other side shows an equally ft elegant map of the World, locating all count- ffc ries at a glance by help of a marginal index, It also shows ocean currents, routes of dis- fg J coverers, and accurately locates the scenes i 9 of all current events, such as boundary dis- u f putes, Cuban battles, Armenian massacres, N* u polar expeditions, Alaskan gold fields, etc. 1 Send us your address and we will advise J you how you can secure a county agency, or j it send Jt.oo and we will forward a copy by u I prepaid express. ^ y Our men clear from $20. to S40. weekly from 1 i the start by following our club plan of work. C j If you get samples and don't want to en- 5 9 gage with us you can return same and get L I your cash back. Your newspaper or bank ^ J will tell you wo arc responsible. i ! RAND, McNALLY & CO. f | 61 East Ninth Street, New York City fe TTTrTTTTTTTT RIDE A MONARCH -A.3XTX5 KEEP IN FRONT. The following from Rev. J. A. Campbell, of Fort Mill, explains itself and is entitled to the consideration of all bicvcle riders as well as those who expect to be, in view of the fact that Mr. Campbell is an experienced rider and has also ridden other wheels besides the Monarch : Fort Mill, & C? April 9, 1898. Grist Cousins, Yorkville, S. C. Dear Sirs Replying to yours of the 7th instant, I would say that I am very much pleased with my Monarch wheel which 1 got from you a short time ago. I use it a great deal in my work as a pastor. I keep no horse and use my wheel all the time when poasible to ride at all, and therefore a wheel that runs light, or goes farlherst with the least exertion is the wheel I want. This is just what the Monarch does. I have been riding a wheel of another make for a year, and while it was a good wheel, I find I can go over the same ground with leas exertion and have climbed hills that I had never climbed before. Tho running qualities are all that one could expect. I have allowed three riders of other makes to try my wheel, and the verdict of each was : "It runs lighter than miiie.'' I think that when you remember that this is a wheel that has run a year it is very well ior u. i ours respecuuny, J. A. CAMPBELL. As stated by Mr. Campbell his wheel is a second hand one and was in use for about a year before being sold to him. Another point. He could have bought a bran new so-called ?50 wheel for the same price as we charged him for the Monarch, but experience with "the other kind" and the reputation of the Monarch backed by the statements of disinterested riders who knew it and other makes caused him to buy the Monarch, and he is satisfied. . "All Roads Are Alike To a Monarch." In 1895 we sold a Monarch Special?a ?125 wheel. The owner of it claims that he rode it 10,000 miles over the roads of York, Chester and Gaston comities last year. It is still doing business. We could give a number of other instances, but hardly think it necessary. "Just as Good as a Monarch." We have been informed that a few days ago an agent over in Georgia (perhaps) was trying to sell a customer a wheel when the customer propounded the very embarrassing question, "Is your wheel as good as the Monarch?" "Yes," quoth the agent, "and it is cheaper." One would naturally infer that the manufacturers of that wheel?or the agent ?are philanthropists and are selling one dollar's worth of value for 75 cents. The "Defiance" Bicycle Is manufactured by the Monarch company and is the equal of stny wheel sold on this market, or any other except the regular Monarch. We base this statement on our knowledge of its record for light running, standing up and keeping out of the repair shop. GRIST COUSINS, Under the Old Masonic Hall. OlllllOlilil TIME TABLE oftheOhio River and Charleston Railway company, to take effect Monday, October 18th, at 6.50 a. rn. STANDARD EASTERN TIME. ; Dally j Dally Except i Except Sunday. Sunday. going south No. 32. | No. 34. Leave Marion 7 00 am 1 30 pin Leave Rutherfordton 8 05 am 3 0.5 pm Leave Forest City 8 20 am 3 35 pm Leave Henrietta 8 35 am 3 55 pm Leave Mooresboro 8 50 am 4 10 pm Leave Shelby 11 20 am 5 00 pm Leave Patterson Springs.. 9 30 am 5 45 pm Leave Earls 9 35 am 5 50 pin Arrive at Blacksburg, 9 50 am 6 10 pm Leave Gaffhey 6 50 m. 7 15 pm Arrive Blacksburg 7 25 m' 7 50 pm Leave Blacksburg 10 10 am 8 00 an Leave Smyrna 10 30 am 8 2-5 am Leave Hickory Grove 10 45 am 8 45 am Leave Sharon 11 00 am 9 10 am Leave Yorkvllle 11 15 am 9 40 am Leave Tirzah 11 27 am 10 05 am Leave Newport 11 33 am 10 15 am Leave Rock Hill 11 45 am 10 40 pm Leave Leslies 12 05 pm 1 00 pm Leave Catawba Junction.. 12 15 pm 1 15 pm Leave Lancaster 1 00 pm 3 50 pm Leave Kershaw 2 CO pm 5 30 pm Arrive at Camden 3 00 pm 0 40 pin Leave Klngsvlllc 4 44 pm Leave Branchville 5 55 pm Arrive Charleston 8 00 pm going north. | No. 33. | No. 35 Daily Duil> Except Except Sunday. Sunday. Leave Charleston 7 10 am Leave Branchville 8 57 am . Leave Kingsville 10 25 am Leave Camden 12 05 pnii 9 00an Leave Kershaw 105 pm 11 10 an Leave Lancaster 1 45 pm i 1 00 pn Leave Catawba Junction 2 30 prn 2 40 pn Leave Leslies 2 40 pm 2 55 pn Leave Rock Hill 2 55 pm 4 30 pit [.novo Vornnvt 3 10 Dill 5 00 Dm Leave Tirzah 3 15 pin 5 20 pn Leave Yorkville 3 30 pm OOOpn. Leave Sharon 3 15 ptn 6 20 pm Leave Hickory Grove .... -I 00 pm 6 10 pir. Leave Smyrna 4 15 pm 6 55 pn. Leave Blacksburg 4 35 pin 7 .'10 pnr. Leave blacksburg (> 50 am (1 30 pm Arrive Gaffhey 7 25 am 7 05 pm Leave Karle's ' 5 05 pm Leave Patterson's Spring. 5 10 pm l^ave Shelby 5 20 pm Leave Mooresboro 5 47 ami Leave Henrietta 5 55 am! Leave Forest City (> 12 am Leave Rutherfordton (i 27 am Arrive at Marlon 7 30 pm CONNECTIONS. No. 32 has connection with Southen Railway at Rock Hill, and the ?S. A. L. at Catawba Junction. Nos. 34 and 35 will carry passengers. Nos. 11 and 12 have connection atMariot with Southern Railway. At Roddeys, Old Point, King's Creek and London, trains stop only on signal. S. B. LUMPKIN, <4. P. A. A. TRIPP, Superintendent. SAM'I. HUNT. Genera) Manager. APPLICATION FOR DISC HA ROC. "VTOTICE is hereby given that the tinit dersigned, administrator of the estate of L>. M. WALLACE, deceased, Jias made a final settlement with the Judge of Probate for York county, and on the 1ITH DAY OF MAY, 1898, he will apply for a discharge from further liability as administrator of the said estate. W. N. WALLACE, Administrator. April 13 30 w5t* In Conclusion, Let Me Say That I Would Not Pretend to Farm Without It. SEVEN YEARS ngo, Mr. W. Holmes Hardin, of Chester county, enjoyed the distinction of being one of the most practical and successful farmers in the Piedmont section, and according to the best information at hand he still ranks among the tirst. The appended endorsement of the C'orbin Disk Marrow was written by him in March, 1800, and what he said then wo are sure he will endorse now. Read it and do some thinking: Chester, S. 0., March 27,1890. Sam M. Gkist, Yorkville, S. C.: Dear Sir: I have owned a Corbiti Disk Harrow for several years, and consider it the most useful and economical farming implement of which I have any knowledge. Mr. Corbin has done more for the farmer than all the politicians, reformers, etc., combined. He has done something practical. No farmer can fail to be benefitted by the use of the Harrow, and the more it is used the greater the benefit or profit. It is almost the only so-called Improved fanning implement that I have ever seen that would do all its manufacturers claimed for it, and the only one that would do more. Every farmer should have one, and a man who is able to buy fertilizers for his land is more able to buy a Corbin Disk Harrow. The lime will come when the Corbin Disk Harrow will be considered as much of a necessity on the farm as the wagon, sewing machine, cooking stove, and I might say, the plow ; and the sooner it comes the better for the farmer. It only takes a farmer, who has been accustomed to the old way of doing things, about one hour to realize how much time and labor ho has literally wasted before he used the Corbin Harrow. In conclusion, let me say that I would not pretend to farm without it. Respectfully, \V. Holmes Hardin. We sell tho GENUINE CORBIN DISK HARROW. It has never had a successful rival. If you want a so-called Spading or Cutaway, we can furnish you one made by the manufactures of the Corbin. The Corbin Ims solid disks and they are the best; but as staled we can furnish the other if you prefer to take the opinion of someone who has had less experience than we, and will furnish the best harrow of that pattern on the market. It's mechanism is identically the same as the Corbin, the only dift'erence being in the disks. GRIST COUSINS. mam t iimmii it G. W. P. HARPER, President. Schedules in Effect from and After March 6, 1897. CENTRAL TIME STANDARD. QQ1NG NORTH. | No 10. | No 00. Leave Chester f! 45 a in 8 45 a in Leave LowrysvIIle 7 08 am 9 20 a m Leave McConnellsville 7 21 am fl 52 a ni Leave Guthrlesvllle .... 7 29 am 10 09 a m Leave Yorkville i 7 49 a m 11 00 a m Leave Clover i 8 lt> a m 11 48 am Leave Gaston la 8 445 a m 1 20 pm Leave Lincolnton 1 9 38 a ni 2 40 p m Leave Newton 10 25 a in 4 00 pm Leave Hickory j 11 20 am 6 15 pm Arrive Lenoir 12 111 am 8 00 pin ooin'q south. | No. 9. | No 61. Leave Lenoir 3 15 p m ; 5 30 am Leave Hickory 4 15 pm 7 20 am Leave Newton 5 10 pm 9 00am Leave Llncolnton 5 50 p m , 10 50 am Leave Gaston la 6 49 pm | 1 00 pm Leave Clover 7 32 pm 2 02 pm Leave Yorkvllle 8 01 pm 3 10 pm Leave Guthriesvllle ... 8 20 pm 3 40 pm Leave McConnellsville 8 28 pm 1 3 55 pm Leave Lowrysvllle 8 45 pm 4 25 pm Arrive Chester 9 11 pm I 5 10 pm Trains Nos. 9 and 10 are tirst class, and run daily except Sunday. Trains Nos. iH) and 61 carry passengers and also run daily except Sunday. There is good connection at Chester with the G. 0. A N. and the C. C. A A., also L & C. R. R.; at Gastonia with the A. A C. A. L.; at Lincolnton with C. C.; and at Hickory and Newton with W. N. C. G. F. HARPER, Acting G. P. A., Lenoir. N. C. When You Want Nice Clean Job Printing You should always go to The Enquirer office where such printing is done. 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