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Aam ? .1 n'Jf', ?" V ' fcM Hi. MUKYON'S INHALER CURES CATARRH Colds, Coughs, Hay Fever, Bron chitis, Asthma nd all Diseases oitbeThroatand Lungs. Clon-Is nf Medteitcil Yapir trf Inhali-d I'iroacli ll-i' saouth sad smlttl from the .s 1 Us. iluto'K and varmrlilng i-ll tbr bOi I rml lis.aw a parts wh'oh cannot te readied br rllcine tal.cn Into tlw rtoraarh. rmfifT the fire tpot'Tl hm's th- mw IffxsJlijofito'thcteatnfduirai'Il crtf nt r-lKXim andlonte to thev-hnle 'V'tent-fUtt uTuarfsU orssn' bymcul.- lJii Anha-J'hilt J.Q How Jackson Farley Became a Terror to Redskins. THE STOKT OF A FAMOUS EAID. Stock Stcnllnc Savage Dealt With In Snmmnrj- Style Desperate Fight In tlie Days of Bows and Arrow Between Indians and White Men. Eccentric Jackson- Farley, commonly known as ''Uucle Jack," and noted throughout-thc counties of northern Cali fornia as an Indian fighter, government scout and ranger, is still living on his ranch in Mendocino county. Eight more years will bring his age to the century mark, says the San Francisco Examiner. JACKSON PAULEY. "Uncle Jack" settled among the lonely mountain ranges of northern-Mendocino county 50 years ago. His little cabin was snug and comfortable, two or three stately trees sheltering it from the blaz ing noontide sun, and the magnificent stretch of country that could be seen from the door was a continual feast to the soli tary man, who, for all his primitive ways of living, was an ardent lover of nature's beauties. Neither "wife nor child had Jackson Farley, and yet he did not lack companionship, for a large, faithful mastiff shared his isolated home, and a strong bond of affection united the two. This quiet life was broken in upon aft er a time by the unfriendly advances of hostile Indians, whose lawless pillaging was a menace to the life and property of the few white settlers then in Mendocino county. From 1S30 to 1S3S there were no Indian agencies established, and the advent c white settler into this section was rcgaiiinl as a signal for the red skins, whose lawless3uring had no limit for barbarity. Reports of arson and cat tle and horse stealing were almost daily chronicled throughout the counties, if Farley needed a stimulus to incite his nvowed vengeance to action, he did not have long to wait. . One morning in the early fifties, after breakfast, Farley remarked to the faith ful dog, "If I hed my cap, we'd take a walk." It was soon brought to him, for the dog would stand on his hind legs and pu'J the old cap off its wooden peg, carry it to his master and then spring out of doors, bark joyfully and scamper down the grassy slope. The object of Farley's walk this morn ing was to note the condition of his cat tle and horses, then supposed to be pas turing along what is known as the "Out let" range. After a diligent search until noon without finding a trace or 2o head of horses and 100 head of cattie Farley concluded that as there were no fences his stock had stampeded and' he had bet ter return for his pet saddle iiorse, which was corralled near his cabin. His thoughts while walking to the corral were not particularly disturbed for the welfare of his valuable stock, but when he reached the corral and found Jits sad dle horse slaughtered, its mane and tail severed from the carcass and conspicu ously hanging on the corral bars, waving a sort of defiance from the perpetrators cscvjcj&carssNjevjtvjj 2 Does Coffee . Agree with SYoii? W If not,drink Gr iu-O- Made from 2 pure grains. A laly wriu-s: "The y first timo I made Gr.u'n-O 1 il'-d not 2 like it but after mini; it f r cue J week nothing wmil.l imiu- no to e go back to coffee ' It nourishes M nnil fporla tl,n ct'i-hi 'flio -1iiImisji A can drink it freely with j. rcat bene- fit. It is the strengthening "sub- m stance of pure graiiis. Get a, pack- age to-day from yoiir grocer, follow ,JJ, the directions in making it anil you "y will have- n delicious mid healthful w tnblo beverage for old and yyoung. 15c. and 25c. L Insist fliatyonrgrocer given yoaGItAlN-0 Accept no imitation. . f. CNC"s3CvJCsJCOCOCje-N3 .Jkilb HfeV Hi.T HBMl rums vi Ym-wa UtTilVl IJ.H mFJi vJP-P --j UARr ifc wsSg3$ f Boa fiaMaaaElly of the outrage, his passionate rige iS manded immediate revenue. Like a flash the mysterious disapiK'arance of his stock was made plain. They had doubtless shared a similar fate. Quickly securing extra ammunition, both six Ehooters and "old meat-in-the-pot," his muzzle loading rifle, with his dog, he started for the mountain and canyon fastnesses, plan ning revenge as he went. Meeting three prospectors on the moun tain who had an extra horse, the four started in pursuit, well mounted. In a deep canyon where one of the tributaries of the Eel river comes cascading down from the mountains they stopped to wa ter their heated animals and noted the peculiar color of the water. It actually had the appearance of blood. There was nothing mysterious about this to Uncle Jack. The pursuit was over a far as the Indian hunt was concerned. The scar let strenm indicated clearly the scene that was being enacted up the stream. The Indian? were bntcherinc his stock and washing the carcasses in the river. Farley at once became the leader of the small expedition, ordering his volun teer to separate and follow the angles of the stream at different points, while he proceeded fearlessly to the front. It was fully an hour before dark, and he determined not to defer the battle until daybreak. This detei initiation had not quite resolved Itself in his mind when a shower of arrows fanned his face, two btrikiug the old hore. Quickly jumping off the animal, he made for the cover of a convenient patch of brush, the Indian, continually pouring arrows into the thicket. "From ths terrible yells I knew that the wood was full of them," said Uncle Jack the other day. "A crack from a rifle of one of my companions tempo rarily checked the onslaught upon me, and when about to draw my rifle to shoot 1 was confronted with the closest call to death ever experienced in my ad venturous life. Within 25 feet of me lay n savage 'buck' of herculean strength, prone upon his back, with both feet in the position where his bauds should be on his death dealing bow. Both hands grasped the sinew. The arrow was ad justed. Ilis intention was one mighty effort to penetrate my body with that ar row. His failure to do so has always been a mystery to me. He must have fumbled the adjustment of the arrow for an instant. In that instant he was 'stopped.' " Some idea of the powerful Flrength of the redskin can be drawn from the fact that his dying struggle snnpped the bow in twain. This identical bow hangs in Farley's cabin as a memento of victory. "After dispatching this foe," said Far ley, "the fight was on in earnest. We were all well ambushed and had our game in the open, some 00 'bucks' strong, their squaws having retrented out of the range of firing. Their stock of arrows waB fast becoming exhausted. We lost no ammunition upon them. Every shot counted, and we soon engaged them in a hand to hand encounter, as we could not reload. "We had already killed some 25 of their number from our cover when they charged upon us with huge Indian clubs some three feet long. We made a stub born defense by roughing it with our gun barrels. The faithful old dog here showed his valor by running around me in a circular manner, biting viciously at any 'buck' that got inside of the circle. He charged upon them with the fierce nes of a tiger until the few remaining "bucks' retreated. The killed numbered 36." ' ST. ANNE IN NATURAL ROCK! Straricre .Work of Nature In a New Jemey'Stone Qnnrry. Long processions of people, mostly the Italians living in the neighborhood of Iho Oranges, K. J., are daily making their way to the stone quarry of John O'Rourke, half way up the steep side of the Orange mountain, to do homage to a peculiar yellowish spotin the side of the cliff. The figure is declared by those who have seen it to bear a striking re semblance to St. Anne, and not one of those who have made the pilgrimage could be induced to believe other than that the yellow spot in the cliff is an ap pearance of the saint and child as they are pictured in sacred paintings. John O'Rourke, the proprietor, discov ered the figure. There had been a small rock slide on that side of the quarry, and Mr. O'Rourke inspected the cliff every morning to make sure that it was safe for the men to work in that vicinity. One morning he was surprised to see the shining figure. He said nothing about it, however, but when it remained for weeks STOANGK PICTDKE OF 8T. AXNE. as bright and sharply defined as at first he became interested and called the at tention of some of his workmen to it. The Italians immediately declared the figure to be that of St. Anne and pro claimed the appearanace a miracle. Ths stone in which the figure has appeared is a solid face of bluestone, and tho figure seems to stand out in relief. In the sun light it seemed to be of copper or brass, and when gazal at through a glass a faint radiance, such ns reflected by bright metal, could be distinguished. There is no formation in, any other part of the cliff of a similar nature, and Mr. O'Rourke says that no copper has ever been discovered in the quarry. Jlni'a Cleverncm. "Jim took advantage of Jane Radcliff's frightful attack of hoarseness and pro posed to her." "Did she shake her head?" "No. Her neck was too stiff." "Did Jim kiss her?" ."No. The cold In her head was too bad." "He smiled and said 'Silence gives con- "Well, what did he do?" sent,' and hunted up her father." OUtc land Plain Dealer. till -if &ff" m Picturesque Ceremony Among the Kopi Indians. BASKKT I,VXCDj KVEKV AUTC3IX. rtenntiful llnidena Tlirnvt HnsUetn AnmiiK Their Hevotcil LoTer, Who Scramble I. Ike Football Plnjers For the I'rixen. The basket dances of the Hop! In dians of New Mexico are designed to bring rain and are usually held in Sep tember, though sometimes a month later. The public exhibition occurs on the ninth and last day of the festival and is re peated several times. The women who take part are divided iuto two groups the basket bearers, or chorus, and the basket throwers, or Lakone manas (maids). At the lat celebration of the baket dance at Walpi, as reported for The Journal of American Folklore, the bas ket bearers were numerous, consisting of INDIAN LOVti:S STIiL'GUUSG FOK THE BAS KK1S. women of nil ages, married women, maids and young girl. Each wore a small feather ml her head, and the maids -b;id their hail done up in two character istic whorls above the ears. All were clothed in ihite blankets, with rd bor ders, aud wore necklaces, ear pendants and other ornaments. The four chief priestesses led the procession, the girls closing the line as it enteied the plaza. K:irh woman, nilult or git I, carried a lint h-iskcU which she held verticall) in both hands by the rim so that the conenve vide was outermost. After marching into the plaza a circle was formed by the women, and all sang in chorus a song, paits of which were not audible. As the Ming continued the baskets were slowly raised and then brought slowly down ward to the level of the hips, in cadence with the M)iigs. At the same time the body- was slightly inclined forward, but the feet were not raised from the ground. After the basket bearers had sung their songs a brief time the basket throwers approached the circle, led by the Lakono toka, who retired at that point. The basket throwers were two in num ber, and at each presentation during the day were personated by different women. Each woman wore two white ceremonial blankets, one wrapped about the shoul der, the other on the loins. The latter was tied about the hips with a knotted girdle. These women wore anklets, but no moccasins, ear pendants and a profu sion of necklaces, and their faces, arms, legs, feet and hands were painted yellow, with black lines ou their cheeks. Each Lakone maua carried in her hands .corncobs in which eagle feathers were inserted and on her back a bundle, doue up in n piece of calico, containing the" objects -She later threw to the spec tators. These two women entered the plaza -lfter the basket bearers had begun their -songs and posturing and were led by the Lakone ni.ui. His arms, legs and body were painted yellow, and he wore a white ceremonial kilt with knotted sash, lie was profusely decked out with necklaces and other ornaments and car ried in one hand a flat basket containing yellow pollen, with which he dr6w sym bols of rain clouds on the ground. Upon these symbols the women threw their corncobs with attached feathers, and the man picked up these objects and laid them in a row upon the meal figures which he had made, after which, as the women advanced, he handed thpse ob jects to them. This was repeated several times until the Lakone manas entered the circle of basket holders. The priest then left them, raid they untied their bundles and took positions at oppositepoints of the space inclosed b the basket bearers. Each oue then held n basket high in the air and crossed to the other side, ex changing positions with the woman oppo site. This was repeated a few times, and finally the basket throwers hurled their baskets high In the air, so that they fell in the crow 1 ui young men. who struggled for possession. This was re peated several times, and then the wo men filed off to their kivas. The struggle of the men for the baskets continued long after the women had withdrawn. A .Tnr In n Car. lll.lfl Willi 111., lil.nsfnriii.' mid The whitewash plentifully scattered over his clothes having taken :i seat in the street car and a moment Liter the man sitting next to him having got up. "Think you're belter'n I am, do you?" "A little. Oil" of us had to offer this fady si seat, and you didn' " r" ' oasoeaeasecvfieeeeessseseoceeoseQseessaeaasecaasvttia && F w a B Jm IKkM 9 Ink B-- W 59ar& IT RE a HPV iiaa-a. to a &. 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I thank you, Doctor, a thousand times for your treatment, I shall recommend your medicine wher ever I go. I know what it has done for me and 1 know it will do the same for others. I feel that tliere are thousands of other women who would, after using your treatment, as I did, be thankful. I am so glad I got your treatment. This month is the first time in my life that I can remember of having my menses without pain. Why, I can't do anything but recommend Pe-ru-na. Miss Emma L. Uolden, Wilberforce, O. The Pe-rn-na Medicine Co., Colum bus, O., will mail Dr. Ilartman's special book for women, free on application, to womenonly. All druggists sell Pe-ru-na SNAKE HUNTING. A Special Charm to Rural Life In Fennsyli uuln. Pike county farms, with the exception or those lying iu the narrow valley of the I.'elaware, are wedged in among rocKy Lflls and are separated by wide wastes of half grown foiest and brush lands, says an enstern Pennsylvania cor respondent of the New York Sun. L'f foits at cultivation have been confined to a few acres here and there that lie a tit tle lower than the surrounding hills', and some of the farms have small streams running through them. The cultivated parts of Pike county do not interfere very much with the processes of nature, and the natural conditions for the propa gation of snakes in general and for rat tlesnakes in particular are almost ideal. The question whether or not snakes re quire drink is still under discussion, but it is a fact that they flock to the valleys during a drought, attracted perhaps by the greater quantity of piey to' be found near a running stream. At haying time the farmers of PJkc county merely hire a couple of extra hands and set them at work with scythes in the old fashioned way. The mowers bejnn at one corner of the field and rock their way around and around. An occa sional snake is seen, and almost invari ably it drags itself into the shejer of the long grass. When the held fs once cir cumvented, there seems little inclination on the part of the snakes to escape, and they aie gradually rounded up in the center of the field. Finally nothing re mains iinmowed except a small square in the center. Then the fun begins. As this -square i rlneeO. the Tojic -of Iho timothy can be seen vibrating with the movements of the snakes. There are snakes of all kinds and conditions, from the thin and harmless garter up to a rat tler of the size of a man's arm. Very few of them attempt to creep across the mowed part of the field. Neither do they appear to mind one another at this moment of common danger. Rattlers and copper heads and black snakes crawl over, under and around oue another pro miscuously. As the unmowed part is still more re duced, and with greater care now on the part of the laborers, the rattlers begin to send out their shrill challenges and pre paic for their final stand. It is apt to bp a vigorous fight, too, for haying time is chosen with regard to heat and dryness. A rattler's natural home and fighting ground is among the rocks along the side hills, and the man who disregards . its warning here is either a fool or a novice. The men, armed with poles long enough to deal a blow without getting in range of the snakes, have much the advantage in the open. There is always a fight, however. The agility of the snakes is such that the deathblow is often delayed for five or six minutes of continuous thrashing. When a man misses a blow, the lithe bodies are hurled at the end of the stick with a speed that is marvelous, and very ofteu a few drops of venom are left upon it. The pilots are even more lively than and nearly as danger ous as the rattleis, and when these are dispatched attention is more leisurely directed toward killing off the other vari eties. It is a wholesale massacre, noth ing in the snake line-being-'allowed to escape. The skins that will mnke mar ketable trophies are separated from the dead snakes and tanned for sale to some city boarder, who will hang them up in his room and undoubtedly lie about them before next Christmas. Costly Admiration. A characteristic story of General Lafa yette was told in a I'-iris journal some jears ago. At Lamarque's funeral the crowd took out General Lafayette's horses, as the famous soldier was leturning home fiom the service, and dicw his carriage to his hotel with many evidences of enthusias tic love and admiration. The scene was a stirring oue, and a friend, in teferring to it some weeks afterward, said, "Jiou must have been very much pleased." Lafayette looked at him for a moment in Mh-uce and then said, with a whim-sit-al smile: "Yes; I was very inri-h pleased very much pleased indeed. Rut I never saw anything moie of my horsea, my dear Mend!" A well known professor says that over a lare area of central Russia the magnetic needle does not point north or south. It is in one part deflected to the west, and at another part to the east, mid at one place it points due east nn;l west. m or P - innrs. a IPH mm&m 91 SsSlSSl Dr lif4 "T'jJw " since using" yuui ' -MStorffiy" Pe-ru-na. !5SJbts- Your medicine '?M X"V much that I can OOOO0J'0OOOOO0O0 An Artist's Idea!. x He Was Carried Away by Her o Artistic Beauty, and She o Was Carried Away by o Another Man. q if s 6s00O00-K-O-SOOrfOO0OO Nathan Carter was going as fast a a car would take him to offer himself aud his fortune to Miss Xellie C'lendennin, but the face that hauntd him as he rolled along was not Miss Clendeuuin's. It was a face of great beauty, a youug, serious face, with wide dark blue eyes and a tenderly curved red mouth. Only a dream face, but at two and thirty Na than Carter was a bachelor because of it. Carter was an artist. Innumerable times he hail essayed to paint the face, but the eyes had always eluded him. There was something in their depths that mocked him. "Pshaw! What a fool I am!" He gath ered himself together with a jerk. The jerk terminated in a jump, for there at the window of the Markview hotel was the face, framed in furs and feathers and looking down wistfully into the street. He left the car as soon as it turned the corner and hastened back to the Mark view. The face was gone, but even as he looked a lady and gentleman descended the steps to n carriage that awaited them. The lady was very young, slender and graceful, aud for oue moment those wonderful eyes met aud held Ins. Ihen she was hurried into the carriage by her companion, a tall, fiue looking, gray hair ed man. evidently her father. Cuter heard the order, "To the Tenth street depot!" and in a few minutes was clattering after them. He found them in the great, domed waiting room evi dently in trouble, for the girl looked dis tressed and her father much flurried. Carter bought a paper at the newsstand near by and dallied over it. "I can't send any one for it," the gen tleman was saying. "I must go back my selfand leave you, my dear. "Indeed, indeed, I don't mind," cried the girl in silver sweet tones. "We have 20 minutes yet aud that is time enough if jou go at once. I will wait for you just here. Hurry!" She gave him a iit tli! push and, tumbling his several pack ag-- into her arnir, he rushed away. "Great heavens, I can't lose her now!'1 muttered Carter in despair. "If only I knew her name or where they are bound. Is there no way no way?" The girl walked toward the window and, one of her parcels slipping from her amis in her endeavor to recover It, the remainder were scattered on the floor. Carter gathered them up in a twinkling and offered to tie up one which had escaped its fastening. He seated himself beside his dream and when she had said "Thank you," he could not summon fortitude to leave her. "She hasn't had time to be frozen into conventionality," thought Carter. "I will risk it and speak to her. It is now or never." no leaned over and spoke rapidly, earnestly and with convincing eloquence. "I saw you nt the hotel. Do you know I have been seeking for you ten years? Your face came to me in a dream and I have neter despaired of finding you until today. 1 was going no matter when, but I saw you. I could find no way f? speak to you. so I followed you here, hoping against hope. If you knew how your face has haunted me you would for give me. Fortune has favored me with these few moments, do not be so cruel as to deny me the privilege of speaking! How could I see j ou go out of my reach wjthout making. :m effort, evpn at the lisk of being considered ungeutlemanly! Will you not tell me that you are not angry?" The wide blue eyes looked earnestly into the face bent over her, so dark and eager, so full of pleading. "You saw us at the hotel?" she asked. "Yes, I saw you with your father, but you know I could not speak to you there. It was just as you were leaving. See. here is my card. I have traveled a great deal, perhaps some of your friends may know 'me. You are not angry? You think this is surely something more than mere chance? I have loved your face so long, I know its every feature. Do you hate me for my presumption?" The girl's soft eyes fell. "I saw you when we came out of the hotel, and I I like jou," she said very softly. The blood leaped to Carter's cheeks and he lifted his hand impetuously, but let it fall again. Her very innocence was her protection, and he only touched the hem of her cape reverently. "We have such a short time! Tell me where you are going, where I can see yon again. I will find a way, if it is to the ends of the earth. I cannot lose you again. I have sought you so long; when ever I have traveled I have sought in vain for that beautiful dream -face that has been my inspiration. Arid yon were a little child growing up into perfection? It is not mere chance, that we have met today, and we must not lose each other. Will you tell me where I can find you?" The girl glanced at the, clock. ."Yes," she said shyly, the color coming and going in ber cheeks. "We are going to New York and shall stop at the Wal dorf. Come there and I will see you." "Whom shall I ask" he was begin ning, but she held up a warning hand.'"' "We must not let him know," she whis pered, as the tall gentleman, red anil breathless, rushed up to them. "Here we are, dear," she said, smiling, in her silvery sweet voice. "I haven't been alone. I have met an old friend, Allen Carter. Allow me to introduce yon. Mr. Carter, this is my husband." "Very happy, ery happy, indeed, Mr. Carter," flustered the gentleman, as he shook the rigid hand extc-ided to him. The bell cla,nged loudly, and he seized the girl's arm and 'hurried her '.breathlessly away. , She looked Wack-v-ver her shoulder and smiled, bewitchingly, significantly. "Do not forget your lesson," she said softly. Caiter had walked many miles "before the craih of the elements subsided and his brain settled into something like its usual calm. Ho and Nellie Clendcnuin were married six weeks later. Cincin nati Herald. How to Open n Kew Hook. Hold the book with its back on a smooth or covered table; let the front board down, then the other, holding the leaves in one hand while yon open a few leaves at the back, then a few at the front, nnd so go on, alternately opening back and front, gently pressing open the sections till yon reach the center of the volnme. Do this two or three times and yon will obtain the beat results. Open tho volume violently or carelessly in any one place and yon will likely break the back and cause a start in the leaves. Never force the back. If it does not yield to gentle opening rely upon it the back is too tightly or strongly lined. A connoisseur many years ngo, an excellent customer of mine, who thought he kaewjierfectly how to han dle books, came into 'my office when I hncTrin expensive) binding just brought from the bindery rendy to bo sent home. He, b'eforo my eyea, took hold of the volnme, and tightly holding the leaves Lazy Liver "I Iibto beeu troubled a grcnt deal with a torpid liver, which produces constipa tion. I found CASC ARETS to be all you claim for them, and secured such relief the first trial, that I purchased another supply and was com pletely cured. I shall only be too glad to rec ommend Cascarets whenever the opportunity Is presented-" J. A. SMITH. IMS) Susquehanna Ave.. Philadelphia. Fa. CANDY CATHARTIC TRADE MARK BI3ISTIRCD Pleasant, Palatable. Potent. Taste Good, Do Good. Never Sicken. Weaken, or Gripe. 10c. 26c. Wc. ... CURE CONSTIPATION. ... SCtrflas Beuedy Coapaar, Caleaav, Voaf rral, 5w Tot. 330 Hn.Tn.RflP So'"1 aD' iniarantecdby alldrng-flU-1 U-DHb suta to CUKE Tobacco Habit. in each hand, instead of allowing them free play, violently opened it in the center and exclaimed, "How beautifully yonr bindings open I" I almost fainted. He had broken the back of the volume, and it had to be rebonnd. "Modern Bookbinding Practically Considered," by William Matthews. Got the WronB Wmnan. A pnstime which obtains among the farm classes of Korea, known as the "packing off of widows," consists of a raid by some disconsolate widower and his friends on some village known to con tain a yonng widow, the forcible abdnc tion of the lady in question and her mar riage to the widower. An instance of this kind ha3 recently come to onr no tice. A widower living in one of the villages of Kangwha with 11 friends went to a hamlet close to the walls of Kangwha city where a widow lived and seized and carried off, after some what of a battle, a yonng lady. It so happened, however, that they had mis taken the house and unfortunately got hold of the wrong lady. Early the nest morning an indignant posse came in pursuit, but the men who had commit ted the dastardly deed succeeded in eluding them. Tho yonng lady, how ever, was rescued, and after the house of the widotver aud its contents had been completely demolished she was escorted home in trinmpb by her hus band and his friends. Kobe Chronicle. Hook SivlueinK In Denial. The people of Gangntia. in Bengal, bave a barbarous practice called hook ewinging. They deck themselves out with garlands, and then assemble to gether to undergo the most horrible tor ture. A wire abonta quarter of an inch in diameter and seven feet long is pierced through the tongue, and then the wretched being will dance for over half an hour with the wire still hang ing through the tongue. Some of them form themselves into a row and are then sewed together by a wire needle threaded with cord They are eewed by the arms and look like herrings on a wire when ready for the book. It is thought that the victims are drugged considerably beforehand, owing to the snllen, dazed expression they wear throughout, bnt sometimes one or two faint-a'nd are with reat difficulty brought round again. . "When Home Is Sweet. Fewer wives would sit lonesomely at home while their husbands roam else where iu search of entertainment if more wives realized that home should be something besides a clean place to eat aud sleep In, Jlen "hate" wom en's tea parties and large show func tions, but they like dinner and supper parties. Many families refrain from entertaining because they cannot do so on an expensive scale. It Is, how ever, possible to give small dinners and suppers that are both enjoyable and Inexpensive. Ask people who either do or will like each other, and if you wish the women to have a good time have just as many men guests as wom en guests. If the men are to have a good time, make sure that some of the women are pretty and flattering. Men like to be flattered. Oh. yes. they do. Gentlewoman. Dolled .Rice. , Thomas Mnrray, the noted chef, Bays many cooks do not know how to do so simple a thing as to boil "rice properly. Each grain of rice, he says, should be distinct, whole, but at the same time tender. To accomplish this, a small quantity of rice should be boiled in a large pot nearly filled with water. Pnt itinto cold watef'nnd a little salt and boil rapidly for 20 or 30 minutes. Test the grains occasionally, and whena slight pressure between the thumb and forefinger will crush them they are done. If allowed to boil till the grains burst or boiled iu a small quantity of water, the grains will stick together. When done, drain off the water and set tho rice on the range, where it will beep warm. Exchange EnKllnli Penny Xoiels. Penny novelettes differ from one an other in externals rather than in in ternals. The get npof the better sort is nfat and attractive. The type is clear, and the covers might 'even be called ''artistic" in the catholic senso of the 'term. The inferior kinds are indiffer ently printed "on gray paper with blnnt type," and there are many degrees of excellence between tho two extremes. AH except one have illustrations rang ing front, tho rndest of woodcuts to the smndgiest of "process" plates. Of conrse the artist selects tho most sensa tional incidents for his pencil to adorn. The stabbing of tho heroine's father by the villain disgnised as the hero, the kidnaping of the heroiuo by Black Tom and his gang of gypsies at the in stigation of her jealons rival, the horse whipping of the villain by tho heio in "fanltless" ovening dress these nd their like 'naturally present jlhemselves as tlioronglily suitable and congenial subjects. Blackwood's Magazine. .llnlielmiN Inlc-rfi-rciicf. "I'll get even with that printer," said the editor of the Plunkvillo Bugle, "if it takes mo the rest of my life " "What, pi inter?" asked his friend "That tramp I took on whilo my wife was visiting her mother. I got a $10 writo up out of old Hiker, who is lay ing his pipes for tho senatorship, and I said that somo day his little sou would tnnko as big n nun 1c as his father, and that villain fixed it that. tho yonng 'un woufd, 'bo' as big a mark, etc." In dianapolis JonrnaL rmirn A Scholar and a Ne'er Do Well. He came in answer to a jesting para graph of my colleague "Picaroon," seek ing employment, a tall, straicht man, with hair slightly grizzled and a stiffness in oue leg. His clothes were shabby and had apparently been made for a smaller man, ibr his waistcoat and trousers re fused to meet, and round his waist was wound a red bandanna handkerchief. He apologized for this irregularity on the ground that the possession of only one shirt rendered it difficult for his laundry woman to get to work as fre quently as was desirable. But his collar was irreproachable, his mustache was waxed, and, amid the wreck of his fortunes, he had clung to his eyeglass, which he screwed into his right eye at intervals. From the waist upward he looked like a retired colonel. From the waist down ward he presented the appearance of a sandwich man. But as the head is of more import than the feet I concluded that he was a gentleman and offered him a cigarette and a drink. He accepted the cigarette and smoked it with somewhat feverish hast. As for drink, he would take a lemonade. "It is better to drink nothing stronger when cne is looking for w-rk, In- ex plained; "it may prejudice possible em ploj ers." "How long havi- you been l-okicg fur work''" I asked. "Three years," he replied. "I have an swered hundreds of advertisements, pawned mj- clothes to pay the postage and worn out my shoes tratrping the city. But I keep pegging away, and it will soon end It is a sort of penance," he added, reflectively contemplating the ash of his cigarette. "What are ycu?" I asked. "A failure at present," he replied, with a quiet laugh. "But I have been most things." "Tell me." "First I was a medical student; then I ran away and enlisted. After that I got a place as medical officer on an American ship. "On the west coast of Africa I caught yellow fever, was deserted by my com rades and had to walk 300 miles before I picked up another ship. "After that I went to Paris, completed my medical studies and took my degree of bachelor of science. "Since that I have done everything you can think of. I have invented a face powder that was advertised in all the papeis and brought me iu 20 a week until my business partner bolted with the secret aud the cash. "I have been an artist, a showman's ngeut. assistant editor of a scientific pa per which died, as it were, iu my arms. I have been in nearly every country of the- world and know French, Italian and Spanish, as well as English, not to speak of Greek and Latin." "Why not put your experience into a book?" "Ah! Do you remember an article in The Pall Jlnll (.Jnzette some years ago on 'The Beal. "She?" ' " "I remember it very well." "I wrote tha For I had conic across Obeah women In Africa who were every bit a wonderful as Itider Haggard's She. Only Rider Haggard, in deference to European taste, had made his hero ine a beautiful white woman instead of a hideous black beldame. I wrote that at the request of Mr. Stead, and imme diately a prominent firm of publishers offered me 50 down and a royalty for a book of adventure on tho lines of 'She. Here is the letter." He handed me the letter. "And you wrote the book?" "No. My health broke down, and I had to go iuto a hospital. I had had nothing to eat for five days, and it near ly fiuished me. When I came out and went to the publishers, I was too late." "Aud where are you living now?" "At a sort of mission, in White- chapel. I have a cubicle all to myself and pay sixpence a night" "A dov-hoiise, in fact?" "Some call it that. But there are bet ter men than myself tliere. They have services, and so forth, but I take no notice of them. The curate is a good fel low, hut an ignorant man. Would you believe it?" he dropped his eyeglass and turned with Hashing eyes on me "he cannot perceive the difference be tween Greek aorist aud the Greek per fect!" "Is it important inCriew of?" "Important, sir? See here!" and he drew from his pocket a worn copy of the revised version of the New Testament and laid it before me. Passage after pas sage was score'd- and corrected. On the margin and at the footof the columns were noted the JlSS.'-from wh.ich the corrections had been made. "It is my version of the revised version. I tell you the revisers knew no English and very little Creek. It has taken me years to complete, but it will be ready in a few weeks uow." "But how did you get hold of the MSS. of the gospels?" "I have copies of many of them in my locker at the at home. The rest I find at the British museum in my spare time ami I have had a lot of spare time in the past three years. My friend puffed at a fresh cigarette while I reflected on the incongruity of n Greek scholar in a dosshouse. "Why is it?" 1 asked, "that a man of education, experience and capacity can't get work when he wants it?" "I know no one," he replied. "1 sup pose I am tin- most friendless man in London." "But a man of your knowledge, who doesn't drink, who" He turned suddenly on me and looked me in the eyes. "Ah, that's it!" be said. "I ouht to tell you that. Some years ago I married unfortunately. It was not her fault and she's dead uow. But I had trouble. And I drank. I don't do things by halves, and I was drunk all the time for two years. Now it i three years since I touched nnything stronger than claret and the man who lives where 1 live can't ofien afford even claret. Well, well thu-e years of penance should ntoue for it, shouldn't it? I shall get some work before I'm too old to do it." Then he rose and went out, with his etcct figure and stiff gait, with his eye glass and absurd clothes, back to his dosshouse to revise the Bible. Ex change. ."ot a Cloe Observer. "It seems almost incredible," said the railroad man, "but I enw a man the other day that conldn't give an in telligent description of his wife. He came to the office to get transportation for her, to which he was entitled, and under the present rules we mnst have a description of the person that is going to use the transportation. On the margin of the ticket are places where the agent can punch out n very good description of the person that' is entitled to v nee tho ticket in his possession. "I naked the man first bow old his wife was. Ho could not tell within five fDltVarMlaHlaVVBA T jEU 9 TUT VT&f Hrt2 VICTOR COFFEE HAS WON ITS REMARKABLE REPDTATIOK Because of its uniform quality. Every can guaranteea dv our i raae-marK. QUALITY WINS. To the VICTOR belonz the Spoils." Best Grocers Everywhere. SHAPLEIQH COFFEE CO., Boston, Mass. years. "Next I asked him how tall she was. The best I could ascertain was that ehe was not very tall, neither was she very short. I punched ont the word 'medium and let it go at that "Next I asked the man what the col or of his wife's eyes was. He studied for a full half minute and said be be darned if he was snre whether they were light blue or gray. "When it came to the color of the woman's hair, he was again in a quan dary. He was not dead snre whether it was dark brown or black. "The only thing this husband was sure of was that his wife was slim." Dulnth News Hook'n Lordly Tip. It required such a man as Theodore Hook to cope successfully with the ra pacity of the gentlemen of the hall, in contradistinction to tho road, and on one occasion, at all events, he proved himself equal to the task. It is related that once when dining out he. before the entertainment came off, provided himself with several bright farthings from the mint and that when proceeding after the festivities to hia carriage he discovered several servants, including the cook, awaiting him in the hall, he forthwith- slipped a coin into the hand of the latter The man glanced at it, noticed the size and bowed low in thanks, under the impres sion that he was a sovereign richer, while Theodore, dispensing largesse of a like natnre to the other servants, went on his way rejoicing, nor did he cease doing so when, as he stepped into his carriage, one of the footmen, who had discovered the real value of the pourhoire, ran out. saying, "Sir. I think yon have made a mistakel" "Not at all. my good man," replied the hninorist. with a gracious wave of tho hand "I never give less. Coach man. drive on Then Up Was Mad. A Scotch nniversityjirofessor, irritat ed to find that his stndents had got into the habit of placing their hats and canes on bis desk instead of in the cloakroom, announced that the next ar ticle of the kind placed there would be destroyed. Some days later the profess or was called for a moment from the classroom A student slipped into his private rocm and emerged with the professor's hat. which he placed con spicuously on the desk, while his fel lows grinned aud trembled. The professor, on retnrning. saw the hat, thought some rashly obstinate stn dent had been delivered into his hands, and, taking ont his knife, he cnt the offending article to pieces, while vainly attempting to conceal the smile of tri umph that played about his counte nance. He was in a very bad temper the next day Like to Itc Kicked. Hall Caiue confesses that he likes tu be kicked, as long as the thing is done in pnblic and makes him conspicuous or notorious. He says in the London Mail- "Even the'silliest personal refer ,ence I ever see, however inspired by, paltry feelings, seems, to me by implica tion a tribnte and compliment, being a recognition of thefact that I am a factor worth counting with and an ad versary worth fighting' lind when the most false, the most mean and' the most belittling of the kind has ceased to ap pear J. shall know that 1'am'no lftnger of the least acconnt." A Cold Mslit In China. One of the facts that we ineffaceably cnt into my memory during my first winter in Newchwang was the finding on one morning about New Year's time 35 masses of ice, each mass having been a living man at 10 o'clock the preced ing night. The thermometer was a good bit be low zero (F.) The men had just left the opium dens, where they had been en joying themselves.. The keen air sent t! am to sleep, and they never wakened North China Herald Decollete. She had been unable to attend the ball, and he h.id gone alone. 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