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similating ihcFood and Regula ting the sinmachs and Bowels at 1 1\VX IS HILDKKN Promotes Digestion,Cheerful ness and Rest.Contai ns neither Opium,Morphine nor Mineral. NOT NARCOTIC. At^tofounrsmvELrnvam Ax.Scfino /fodkafft ii&r jlnitt &€** /hprrmaf iffi Ciiialit fii/n JfirmSttd ApcrfccHlcmcdy for Constipa tion. Sour Stornach.Diarrhoca Worms .Convulsions .Fcvcrish ucss and Loss OF SLEEP. TacSitnilc Signature of NEW YORK. A 3 3 1 N EXACT copy or WBAPPEB. Friday, August 10 ]). N. Hardy has just finished the best lot of shelving in the city for 0. A. Walker's new store building. The work is perfect in every particular »nd shows that Mr. llardy is a first class workman. W Schnurr arrived home last night from Cedar Rapids where he lias been for the past few days in attendance at the Grand Lodge meeting of the Knights of Pythias of this state and at which meeting he was elected to the responsible position of Grand Inner Guard to the L'hythian Grand Lodge. 15 Barrett, who has been attending the Pythian Grand Lodge meeting in Cedar ltapids, returned home this mor ning. Mr and Mrs 1L Coe, accompanied by Mrs Edua Glasler, departed today for a pleasure trip to the Jtlaclc Hills. While absent they will visit Hot Springs, Dead wood, and will also make the liald Mountain trip on the E & narrow guage line. lliy Uutton left last, night for a ten days pleasure trip to Chicago and Mil waukee. Mrs iielle Epperly is in Logan on business connected with her corset fac tory here. Mrs li Mandeville and Mrs Crip pin are spending a few days in Omaha visiting. At the September session of the Har risod county district court Mrs Mary llazelton of this city will commence proceedings asking the court to grant her a divorce from her husband, Geo Hazeltsn. Mrs llazelton bases her suit on cruel and inhuman treatment. W. M. Carlisle returned to the Val ley yesterday from his eastern trip. His family will remain in Ohio until the last of next week. He says that they had one of the most delightful trips of their lives. They took in the Pan American Exposition at Buffalo, then went through the lakes, and down the St. Lawrance river to Montreal, where they spent a couple of days, then they went to Albany, N. Y., and from there to !New York City. They spent a cou ple of days at Saratoga and hob-nobbed with the millionares there. After visi ting friends in New York they return ed to Ohio. Good Advioe. The most miserable beings in the world are those suffering from dyspep sia and liver complaint. More than seventy-five per cent of the people in the United States are afflicted with these two diseases and their effects such as sour stomach, sick headache, habitual costiveness, palpitation of the heart, heartburn, water brash, gnawing and burning pains at the pit of the stomach, yellow skin, coated tongue and disagreeable taste in the mouth coming up of food after eating, low spirits, etc. Go to your druggist and get a bottle of August Flower for 75c. Two doses will relieve you. Try it. 1 G. S. Osborne. W. II. VVithrow spent today in Mo dale distributing advertising matter for the Harrison County Fair. Ora and Clara Deal, of Douglas township, are visiting friends in and around St. John for a week. Mrs. James Leet received a telegram from Independence, Iowa, this after noon, bringing the sad news that her mother died in that city this morning. J. S. Dewell attended to legal busi ness in Omaha today. Miss Francis Crabill, who visited here the past few days the guest of Miss Anna Crowder, departed this morning for her home in Omaha. O French attended to ,legal busi ness in Logan today. 1 Mrs Chas Brandrilf leaves for Chica go this evening after a visit of several days here wjth her father, Dr E Chapman. .. GASTORIA For Infants and Children. iThe Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of In Use For Over Thirty Years MSTOIIA THE CINTAUR CQWMWT, WCW VOW« CITT. The Right to Purchase the Electric Light Plant. SECTION 8, of the franchise ordinace granting the Electric Light Company the right to operate their Plant, reads as follows: "SUCTION 8.—And the said city here by reserves the right and privilege, that in case said company shall fail to tarnish to said city or citizens satis factory lights and ut reasonable prices as in this ordinance required, then and in thai event ttie city m»y. after tiie expiration of eigtit years, purchase the system aud plant so constructed, to gether with uli all property owned by said company or it3 successors and used or necessary in the operation of the same, aud at an equitable price to be paid therefor. Saiu purchase to be at the option of the city at auy time after the expiration of eight years as aforesaid. And in case the city shall elect so to purchase, the terms of said purchase shall be fixed as follows: The city couucll shall select one per son and said compauy oi its represen tatives shall select a second person and the two thus selected shall select a third, who shall be a lion-resident and non-tax payer of said city mid wholly disinterested, and said three persons Bhall constitute a board of arbitration for said purchase. And said hoard shall iix the iair and equit able price to be paid by the city for said system and property and shall tix the entire, full and complete terms, conditions and requirements of said purchase. For Sale. A good corner lot, cheap. North east corner of Erie and Noble streets. Address W Harris, 107 E. Madison, Iola, Kan., or call at Times office. wol8 Miss Anderson returned from Oma ha this morning and went on to her home in Logan this afternoon, accom panied by Miss Maud Neuiind, who will be her guest in that city for sever al days. Mr and Mrs Sliiley drove to Lo gan this morning. John Thompson drove up from Tar kio, Mo, this morning with a load of peaches. He will attend the reunion of the 29th Iowa at Logan tomorrow. OH Cook, of Kansas, arrived in the Valley today to attend the reunion of the 29th Iowa at Logan tomorrow, Miss Lulu Schlagenhauff is quite sick. Mrs. Geo Gannon and children re turned from Nebraska last evening after a two months visit with relatives. It is not necessary to state that George is happy. The union picnic of all the farmers clubs in the county was held at Mrs. Orr's in Lagrange township yesterday. About five hundred people were pres ent and a very enjoyable day was had by all. Hon. J. E. Kirkwood and ltev. Douglass, of this city, made speeches during the afternoon. Miss Minnie Ilood, of Moorehead, dropped dead in Onawa yesterday while attending the teachers' institute in that city. She was well acquainted here, having visited several times with Miss 13arnett. Geo. Sales and wife started for Boone county this morning by team for a visit with relatives. Mrs. Laura Bailey, of Ottawa, Ohio, sister of A. Edgecomb, is in the Val ley for a few days visit. She is on her way home from a two months visit in California. Ed Bradley is on the sick list today. W. C. Barnettgoes to Moorehead to morrow on business. Ilarvy Way brought several sample ears of corn to THE TIMES office today that are perfect. He picked the corn from the field of D. II. Bird, in Clay township, in this county, and says Mr. Bird has sixty acres of corn that will yield 75 bushel to the acre. Dick Jones is putting down a brick sidewalk in front of his residence on 8th street. Harvy Mann is doing the work, sis' A Meeting of a Scottish Clan. Yesterday afternoon at, the spacious farm house of the Coulthurd home stead in honor of the 8!)ih birthday ol Robert L. Coulthard, the founder ol the American branch of the fumily, ninety-three of his lineal descendants assembled and had a most delightful gathering. With the exception ol about half a do/en persons all there were of the Coulthard family by birth or marriage. Four generations were represented, the youngest being the twin children of Hugh Coulthard. aged three months. Father Coulthard was hale and very happy and moved around among his descendents the hapniest of them all Seven of his sons and his only dauch ter, Mrs. Richardson, were at the gathering. Ono son, Robert, who is unmarried and lives in Colorado was unable to be there. Shortly after the noon hour the fiiends began to arrive and by 4 o'clock the driveway, the grove sur rounding the house and the stable yard was tilled with fat, sleek driving horses and vehicles of all sorts from the comfortnble two seated stirry to the most modern trap L'he shady lawn was tilled with a jolly crowd of all ages, who proceeded to make them selves comfortable in true picnic style, aud a merry crowd of children trooped through the house or ran shouting with glee around the grounds. All the rooms were made bright with Mowers. Along table was spread in the dining room which was very attractive with its snowy linen, silver, and spray bouquets. At 0 o'clock twenty-five of the older members gathered around the festive board and a sumptuous dinner was served. Fath er Coulthard occupied the head of the table. Four successive tables were served, families taking precedence ac cording to age. The younger grand daughters served at the tablts. After supper there was music from a numbar of instruments. Miss .len nie Coulthard and Miss Klkins ol Glenwood presiding at t.he piano. When the shades of evening had fallen and the older folks gathered together the tiny ones for the home going, the lads and It.ssies aud younger married people remained for a while to trip the light fantastic toe and to xtend their visit with each other as long as pos sible. The homestead at which the gather ing was held has been the possession o' some member of the Coulthard famih since 1858 Robert L. Coulthard in whose honor the family clan assembled was born in Dumfrteshire, Scotland. Aug. 15. 1812. He came with his par ents to Nova Scotia when a child, then lived in Canada. In 1858 he came to Iowa, invested extensively in land which lias been occupied hv his sons: aud daughters ever since. In 1875 h* aud his wife came to Iowa to tie with their children living at, the place where the gathering was held until four years ago the aged wife departed for her long home. Mr. Coulthard ha? certainly been blessed with long years and few of mankind can ga'her around them ninety-three desctn lants at one gathei ing. CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Arthur Middletjn is home from Col fax, where he has been for the past few days. Ves Harnett aud Ray Harris, who have been working for the E compa ny in Deadwood and Chadron for sev eral weeks, returned home last night. Mrs. Anna S. Pierce, of l'asadena, California, will please accept our hear ty thanks for the beautiful pearl paper knife sent us as a birth day present, which is accepted with thanks. cock Plaintiff D. M. II. The Misses Clarke of Lincoln Neb. are in this city guests at the Chas Shinkel home for a few days. Mrs. G. \V. Burbank will please ac cept our thanks for the beautiful bo quet sent us today. D. M.II. Notice of Garnishment. Nancy Ellen IIan-~| T„ „,_ In the COCK, I laintin, Dlstnct Court Qf the state E. G. Hancock, rof Iowa in and for Defendant. Harrison County. September term, 1901. C. E. Keeler, Exe cutor, garnishee.. To E. G. Hancock: You are hereby notified that on the 7th day of May, 1897, said C. E. Keeler, executor was summoned as garnishee in the above entitled cause, and was required to appear at Logan, Harrison County, Iowa, on the tirst day of the September, 1897 term of said Court, to-wit: the 7th day of September, 1897, wherein the main cause was and is pending and then and there answer such interrogatories as might be pro pounded touching his liability as garnishee, and that said garnishee did appear and answer that he had money and other property in his hands be longing to you. Now therefore you can appear at said place on or before the first day of the next term of said court, to-wit: September 3,1901, in said court, and show cause, if any you have, why judgment condemning the property, debt or money in the hands of the said garnishee, in which you have any in terest, should not be entered, and that unless you appear thereto and defend on said 3d day of September, 1901, de fault will be entered against you and judgment rendered accordingly. C. W. KELLOGG, Attorney for Plaintiff. NANCY ELLEN HANCOCK, Plaintiff. a23 kflie best is the cheapest 3 GLOVERS OVERALLS THE BEST IN THE WORLD Ask your dealer for them MSi® ANUNHEAUHYHAIF FALLING HAIR FINALLY BALDNESS Destroy the cauie, you rtirovc th* effect Kill the Dandruff Germ WITH NEWBRO'S HERPICIDE The only preparation that will destroy those parasites. ..EXCELLENT HAIR DRESSING.. For Sale by all Drugglitl. PRICE $1.00. Klliott Harvey. LABOR Organized and Unorganized. NO. 3 THE FAKMICIl AND UNION LAIS It. In the Logan Observer of August 8 appeared the following, clipped from the Little Sioux Independent: Among the questions for the next meeting of the 101 k. Grove Farmers' club, we find this one, which we deem important: "How may or can the farmers pro tect themselves against union labor? •I llolton." We are not a member of the society (lid may not, be able to attend its dis cussious, tint, may he permitted to in quire, why ia such a question put, up for discussion What is the matter with the greatest class of laborers of the world that they need to "protect themselves against union labor?" We presume it has been discovered (hat union labor is high as compared with farm labor also that union labor products or manufactures are high as compared with those not controlled by union labor. But, what should the far mer do to "prut ret." himself? Union labor is organized against all other labor as well as against employ ra of labor so to reach a degree of protection fanners must organize and pledge to withdraw trade from union goods and uuion price lists. Let Hro. llolton pass a pledge at the next meet ing and as many as will declare them selves free from the "union label" by -uiopting one of their own. If farmers generally would do this it would not be long till manufacturers would be found with suflicienc back bone to employ in their works and shops .vhomsoever they wish and refuse to "inploy any man or set of men who will t.ie up business the first, opportunity, thus running up the prices the farmer consumer must, pay. We give way for the next speaker. Now we have always snspicioned that the editor of this same Independ ent was somewhat daft, but surely the hot weather has sizzled his brain. Al legations are easily made, but as in this cise, the proof may be wanting. The question itself, while implying the necessity for protection against union labor, would no doubt bo debated along the lines as to whether or not such protection was needed. But the writer of the article evidently fearing that the club would decide that no protection was necessary, has essayed to settle the question for them and points out to them and for them the EVIL and the remedy, and with a ma jestic wave of his mighty hand steps down and out, leaving his vast audi ence in amazement at his enormous stock of gall. But let us notice his assumption in detail. He PRESUMES "it has been dis covered that union labor is high as compared with farm labor also that union labor products or manufactures are high as compared with those not controlled by union labor." This is about the wildest assumption we ever heard of, for if union made goods are higher than others, will Bro. Butts ex plain why those good3 sell so readily and why those sales are increasing. For it is a fact that for every dollars worth of union made goods sold ten years ago, there are twenty-five dollars worth sold now, and Bro. Butts' assumption must be wrong, or buyers as a rule do not know their business. We wonder if he ever thought that perhaps the "label" that he so abhors might perchance be a guarantee of good quality. As to union labor being higher than farm labor. Did it ever occur to Bro, Butts that all classes of labor is HIGH as compared with farm labor For in stance: The man who shovels dirt on the street gets about $1.50 per day, while the farm hand gets about $18 per month, or about 70 cents per day. Hut after the laborer has paid $14 for board and $3 for washing and ironing, he has about $4 per mouth with which to meet all the unavoidable little ex penses incident to living in a town or city. And as to the income of the far mer himself, even if he has made no more than a bare living during the year, he is yet as well off as his brother of the shop or factory, for not one in one hundred of the wage earners of the country are able to accumulate any thing above a bare living and ascom. pared with the farmer, the wage earner has a poorer living, fewer holidays, and has less time to spend with his family. So all considered, ia UNION labor high as compared with farm labor? But now comes the most wierd and grotesque statement of the lot, and one which would never have been made by anyone who knows a thing in the world about union labor, or the ob jects of organization. "Union labor is organized against all other labor, as well as against the employers of labor". Now there are but two classes of labor in this respeut, and they are "union" and "non-union," or organ ized and unorganized and if Bro. Hints were not so young he would re member when farm labor was union ized in the grange, and in the alliance These were UNION organizttionp, pure ami simple. They were formed with a view to not only better the linanciul condition of those concerned, but also to bring them in closer touch with each other in asocial way, and but few who cannot remember the grand good times had at the grange or alliance picnics or social gatherings. Had those organizations been successful in accomplishing their purposes, would not every farmer, whether a member of the body or not, liavo been directly benefitted by the result? We think so, and incidentally every wage earner in the land would have been bene fitted. And why did they not succeed Simply because the sarhe subtle influ ences which are now striving to pre judice the farmer against the labor union exerted itself, and we are sorry to say with all too much effect, to create a bitterness in the minds of the laborer against the farmer and his organization, and having almost wrecked those organizations they now turn their attention to the kindred brotherhood "tynion Labor." Should orgauized labor reach its hopes, will the farmer be benefitted or will he be injured It is an undisputed fact that wlieu labor is well and profitably employed, business is good and prices are good when labor is idle or poorly paid, prices are down in a corresponding ratio. If in Missouri Valley there are one thousand men employed at an average of two doliais per day they can buy just twice the necessities and luxuries of life that they can buy if the average is one dollar per day. And while it is a broad statement it is nevertheless true, that, sixty cents of that extra dol lar goes to the farmer. Does the laborer keep a cow or horse, the feed «t mes from the farm. Does he buy a harness, he pays the farmer for the hide from which the leather was made and he also pays the farmer for the food eaten by the harness-maker while making them. Does he buy a car riage, he pays the man who cut the wood and mined and moulded the iron used in its construction, and these men in turn pay the farmer for the products of his farm. This is the reason that when labor is idle or poor ly paid the farmer feels so keenly the "hard times." If it would be a benefit to the farme.r to fill the places of labor with the Chinain&u or Jap or any class of people who can live on refuse and buy but little, then it would be to his best interest to seek the down fall of union labor. But if it is to his in terest to see labor profitably employed thereby maintaining a market for his products, then it is for him to extend to union labor the glad right hand of good fellowship. Union labor is NOT organized against but in the interest of ALL labor. Union labor is NOT organized against the employers of labor. But it is or ganized againrt injustice, against greed, against extortion, against tyran ny, against inhumanity and against oppression, It is organized for justice, for honor and for virtue for the bet terment of conditions both financial and social, for proficiency in occupa tion and for integrity in dealings among men for the exemplifying of that grand principle which has come down through ages, "Do unto others as ye would that others would do unto you." Union labor is NOT Organized against the employers of labor, but against those combinations of capital which seek not only to control the wages of its employes, but to control as well the volume and price of its produc tion who, by virtue of owning or controlling nearly all the mills making a certain kind of goods, can, by closing down for a time or running with small force, decrease the supply and thereby raise the price. We wonder if Bro. Butts belongs to the union known as the Editorial Association. If he does he should withdraw at once. Some time ago when the print paper trust raised the price of print paper, did the paper upon which the Little Sioux Independent was printed, bear the "union label" or the "trust label V" When the U. S. steel combine was formed and everything into the manu facture of which steel entered, es pecially farm machinery), did the goods bear the union label or the trust label When furniture raised fifty percent, was the label union or trust? When undertakers' goods doubled in price, was there a union latel on the coffins? Yes, by all means let Bro. llolton pass a pledge at the next meeting, let all who WILL, sign it down the un ions and then let our manufacturers whose income is, to one Arm alone, sufficient to justify them in paying their manager a greater salary than that received by any crowned head in the world let them employ whom they will let them send to the orient for the Chinaman, to the dens and Lazar houses of Southern Europe, or to the enslaved Transvaal for the conquered freemen till our factories, our mills, our mines and our shops with these, and then peace, sweet peace will reign and in case the oppression becomes so great that these beiugs cannot endure it, they can go out, and knowing no recourse and having none, the torch and stiletto will play an interesting part. But while that pledge is being passed union labor will quiety march on, For the wrongs that need resistance, For the cause that needs assistance, And the future in the distance, And the good that we can do. Old Timers Uneasy. The engineers, firemen, conductors and hraKemcu or the Sioux City & Pacific ure wondering what will hap pen to them when the Chicago & Northwestern incorporates the road into one of its systems. Naturally the old men on the road, who held high rank on the Sioux City & Pacific, do not look with favor on the prospect of their being "setback" in the North western service, and some of them say they prefer to remain with the Elk horn management. "Of courte we don't know that we will be wanted at all," said one of the veterans yosterday. "Thai's why we are anxious to learu something rlllcial regarding the new arrangement which is to be made. It seems quite likely that some heads will fall and that Northwestern men will take the places. Probably some of the passenger men will have to go back on freight runs. One of the old timers said to me a day or two ago that he was going to stick with the Elkhorn if he had to take a gravel train. So, you see, some inter esting changes are ahead."—Sioux City Journal. As an evidence that the crops of Harrison county are not a total fail ure, we will state that a crop of oats belonging to Chas. Oceau was threshed last Monday and 884 bushels were se cured from seventeen acres, an aver age of 52 bushels to the acre. This is pretty good Showing for a dry season. —Dunlap 1 importer. A report is current that two Toledo, Ohio, capitalists are planning to con struct an elevated railroad between Milwaukee and Chicago, which will connect with the Chicago suburban lines. Applications have been made for the necessary franchises.—Clinton Age- The fire of fun and a good time at McCabe'8 Grove, Uaglan township, north-west of Logan, on Tuesday next at, the annual Catholic picnic, will be a record breaker Everybody welcome, lion. George W. Egan will deliver the annual oration.—Logan Observer. Marriage License Record. Goodrich 20 Mabel ltoden Seymour Butcher 27 Lillie Dickinson 25 Ilomcr McQueen 22 Bertha Penrod 17 AvrillLawton Atwood 28 Ada May Stone 23 Miss Bessie Armstrong and Mies Adde Varnes are visiting with Omaha aud Council Bluffs ac quaintances for a few days. Jensen, who recently closed his wholesale tobacco and confec tionary establishment here, aud subsequently leased the Newton store room on West Erie street intending to open a retail grocery store in the same, left this week for Dakota. Whether or not he intends to return to Missouri Val ley is not known. Wm Weaver arrived from Lake Park yesterday and will remain here several days visiting his daughter, Mrs Geo Varnes. Andrew Lindbery, who has been here visiting his son-iu-law, Gus Hillman, returns to his home in Clarinda next week. TIME TABLES. Chicago & Northwestern. NO. GOING EAST. TIME. 2 Overland Limited 8:48 pm 4 Chicago Special 8 02 am 0 Chicago Express 0:00 8 Atlantic Express 12:30 10 Chicago Passenger 5:35 ni 76 Kansas City & bt Paul Express.. 8:5U 74 Sioux City A Council Bluffs Pass 9:05 a 72 8t Paul & Kanias City Expresa.. 7:50 a ra 24 Freight 7:37 a GOING WEST. 1 Overland Limited 0:45 a 5 Colorado 8pecial 10:19 Atlantic Express 3 00 Chicago Passenger 7:40 a 71 Kansas City ft Ht Paul Express.. 7:20 a 73 Sioux City ft Council Bluffs Pass 8:50 75 Ht Paul A Kansas City Express.. 0:25 23 Freight 5 00 Mis- Fremont, Elkhorn A souri Valley GOING EABT. 4 Black Hills Express 5:25 20 Lincoln Passenger 10:20 a 24 Accommodation 9:40 a GOING WEST. 3 Black HUIB Express 3:05 1!) Lincolu Passenger 737 a 23 Accommodation 7:05 Sioux City & Pacific GOING SOUTH. 2 Sioux Ci.y Passenger 2:50 8 Ht Paul Limited 7:20 a 10 Bt Paul Passenger '.1:25 38 Freight 2:50 GOING NOltTH. 8ionx City Passenger 9:05 am 7 Bt Panl Limited 9:00p 9 Bt Panl Passenger 7:55 a 29 Accommodation 10:1)0 a 85 Freight 8:05 a N-W train 24, E trains 23 and 24, and 8 0 4 trains 35 and 36 do not ran Bundaya. IHV B. ROBINSON, Agent. Low bates West and Nortb West this Summer Via the Northwestern line. Ex cursion tickets will be sold to San Francisco, Los AngeleB, Portland, Seattle, Salt Lake, Denver and other Colorado, Utah and Pacific coast points, as well as St Panl, Minneapolis, Dnlntb, Dakota Hot Springs, etc, at greatly reduced rateB, AD ASTRA. with favorable return limits, on various dates during the sum mer season. Frequent fast trains, through sleeping cars, chair ears, dining cars. The best of every thing. For dates of sale and full particulars inquire of ticket agents Chicago Sc Northwestern R'y. WOMEN AND 0REAM3. Superstition That la Rife Even Amonar the EMacated Fair Sex. It doesn't seem possible that in this enlightened age superstition could be rife among the educated, but there are nevertheless a number of young wom en v,-lio converse fluently, if not elo quently. lu three languages, and who reail Spencer and Browning anil Emer gen. but who place a dreambook with tlieir Bible 011 the table beside the bed aud consult it in the morning the first tlilu ,'. With a eredullty worthy of a negro ir.ninm.v, if their sleep lias been visited Willi unusual visiters they seize this volume as soou as their eyes are fairly open and loo! l'or an explanation. If misfortune is foretold by it, the seeker after knowledge assumes a bravado she is far from feeling. "I don't care," *lie says to herself, liy wily of bolster ing lip her courage. "I am not super stitious, anyway, anil I dou't believe ill such arrant nonsense." But she's nerv ous just the same for days until her trou'.ik'S have driven this mytli'eal one out cl' her mind. There's one young woman known to the writer who never dreams of a young child without shivering ami shaking for days after in fear of some dreadful thing happening to her. She lias not consulted a dreambook on the subjeet. and so she doesn't know how Infants and bad luelc became connected in her mind, but nevertheless, after she has had a visit of this sort while sleep ing. she says prayers of unusual length und then lu-.ikcs up her mind to be pa tient under afflictions sore. She is an intelligent woman, mind you. but she doesn't attempt to explain the terror that besets her at this par ticular dream. She doesn't call herself superstitious—of course no woman, does, not even the one who wouldn't walk undqr a ladder—but her friends do and make light of her until she ex poses some fetich of theirs, when the subjeet is carefully avoided afterward. —Baltimore American. THE CONQUEST OF KOREA. Japanese Legend of Emperor Clival and H1M Valiant Wife. Seventeen centuries ago the Japanese Emperor Cliual was playing his lnte lu the presence of his wife and prime minister. Whether on account of the music or from some other cause, the empress became inspired with a divine alilatus and began to utter the thoughts put into her mind by the deity. "There is a land to the westward," she ex claimed, "and in that land is abun dance of treasure, gold and silver, daz zling to look upon. Tills land I will now bestow upon you." The emperor pushed away his lute. "If you go up to high place and look toward the west," said he, "there Is no land to be seen, but ouly the great wa ters. They are lying spirits who have spoken to you." Then the good god was filled with anger, and again he moved the empress to prophesy. "You are not fit," she said, "to rule this empire. Go the one road!" lJut the prime minister trembled when he heard these words and said to his master: "I am troubled, my heaven ly sovereign, by this terrible message. Continue, I pray, to play the august lute." The Emperor Chuai commenced to play softly. Gradually the sound died away all was still. They held alight to his face and saw that he was dead. But the empress put herself at the head of her fleet. Invaded the land of gold and silver with lier warriors aud soon made the three kingdoms of Ko rea tributary to Japan. These things happened, we are told, in the year 201 A. D., and the story of the valliant empress is as familiar to a Japanese as is that of Boadicea to our selves.—Nineteenth Century. The Slowness of StarTatlon* During a prolonged fast the loss of weight is unusually rapid at first and decreases ns the time goes on. Death ensues when a certain percentage of the loss has been reached, and this per centage varies according to the origi nal weight. Fat animals may lose half tlieir weight, thinner ones perhaps two fiftlis. A man or woman of rather spare build weighing 143 pounds might, therefore, lose about 55 pounds before succumbing. Children die after a fast of from three to five days, dur ing which they have lost a quarter of their weight. Healthy adults, however, have fasted 50 days when water has been taken. A German physician re ports the case of a woman aged 47 years who fasted for 43 days, taking water freely. She lost 44 pounds out of 143 pounds and died from exhaus tion. An Idea of Mara. "As for me," said M. Flammarion, •peaking of the inhabitants of Mars in The National Magazine, "I rather envy them—a land where it is always beau tiful, where there are neither tempests nor cyclones, where the years are twice as long as ours, where the kilogram is of 37C grams and where, therefore, men and women who here weigh 70 kilos there weigh only 20, and where, in a word, everything is lighter, more deli cate and more refined." And In another place he goes fur ther, pointing out that if the Martians wished to communicate with us they would have doubtless made the effort many times in the past and probably, long agp abandoned it, deciding it a hopeless business to attempt communi cation with a planet so stupid. A Talkative Mate. "She is so garrulous," sold the first deaf mute, speaking of a friend who was similarly affected. "Is that so?" "Yes. Why, do you know, when no one Is around for her to talk to, she makes her right hand talk to her left." —Baltimore American. Half Rates to Des Moines, Iowa, Via the North-Western Line. Ex •ursion tickets will be sold at one fare (or the round trip, AnguBt 30 and 21, limited to return until August 23, in clusive, and August 22 to 31, inclusive limited to return until September 2, inclusive, on account of Democratic State Convention and State Fair. Ap ply to agents Chicago & North-West ern R'y.