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1 remember eoce la my childhood achoca,
Wboa 1 M learnlat geography; rule.
My niiUr, a roan whoM method I beta
In leeching a child could not be eioellnd,
Te fU to my mind the formula sound
-Th ihape of this our planet U round,"
Laid down an apple of wondrous aute
(Om which I fastened my longing eye);
Aaottjecttoiwikeof tbUfrolttoretl.
Thus U tbe world I Dojroueeef a said.
Ha remarked. I think, tha looks ! bad cant,
for after awhile, when the Iweon u poat,
Tha tempting fruit In my hande he placed,
But oevershaUl forget th Bret Ut.
For the applo that looked ao good and no sweet
Waa decayed through to con. not fit to eat I
Then In a tone twlxt grave, sad and low
fWhkib did, I think, hi great wliMlom fchowt,
Said the me-ter, on seeing my grlof profonn.l,
-As the apple, thin to the world often found.
, -Gertrude B. DufTee from the Bpaninh.
A MYSTERIOUS CASK.
Wa were the only two ocrtipanta of a com
partment in the express train from Ixintlon
to Follcetitone. My comiauion wan in dtiep
mourning. He waa not what you would
rail an Intellectual ixMiiK ninn, and
on thinking it over afterward I renieniler
that be bad a narrow and retreating fore
head. I trover can quite make up my mind
whether what my fellow traveler told me
waa the aLuoluto ruth; wlietlu r hi ooull
lence was cauwxi by the natural yearning of
his aoul for human symatuy; or whether, to
ine an Americaniwn, he waa merely "lllling
OM tip." , ,
It waa not only my follow traveler a re
treating forehead, but the nature of hi trav
eling literature, that caused me to look
non him as something other than an In
tellectual giant. In the flrnt laoe ho waa
reading "Isla Unveiled." The "Proceedings
of the l'aycliical Society" wuh there, too, untl
a fat Ixxik in very large type was lulwlcd,
"Fragments and Itenmin of Madame
1! v."
Ho wa good enough to offer to lend me one
of hi books, and, liko an uh, I gave a Kiiort
of Indignation and waved it off.
"I have no sympathy with such things," I
aid.
"A kkeptii, I ioreeive," Mid lie politely.
"I l.ok Uon the whole thing, air," I re
plied, "a bosh andliumbug, minerablo trash,
wretched liaMerdaiih unworthy of notice."
And then I glared at him.
1 tried to silence tho little man In deep
mourning by looking as much liko the (Jor
gon Medusa on ixwailile. Far from being
turned to atone, he simply began to wit on
the backs of his huudx, than which nothing
is more undignified and irritating.
"I was like you once," be said with pity;
"yea, I was a scoffer once; but I have been
bitterly punished in fact, my incredulity
waa the cauae of niy bereavement," and he
pointed in a solemn manner to the deep black
bat band be wore.
When I looked up at his hat band I saw
the man's name printed in little gold letters
upon hla traveling bag, which lay on the
rack above his bead "Mr. Augustus Boo
byer." When had I beard the name lief ore I Of
course it comes back to me in a flash. Boo
byerl that waa the man who ran off with little
Hetty Btareley, of the Frivolity theatre. I
am not a theatrical man, but I saw Miss
HUreley in the celebrated ballet of "The
Hwallows," and very pretty indeed she looked
with her big eyes, her curly black hair and
ber dot of a mouth. Hhe was a pretty plump
little nonentity till she married Hoobyer,
when she became a nine days' wonder. Then
she left the stage; disapiwared from the pho
tographers' windows, ami nobody ever heard
any more of Miss Iletty Htareley.
"It's not so very long ago," bo lgnn,"that it
waa my privilege to lead to the altar an ex
ceedingly lovety girl I worshiped the very
ground she trod uion, sir. My wife was so
excessively good looking as to attract con
siderable attention wherever we went. I
was proud of it at unit, but after a while it
began to pall. My wife, sir, was a young,
inexperienced girl, ami alio felt it bitterly.
Mine was a runaway mutoh," he went on,
"and it made a considerable uiuouut of noise
at the time. 1 live at Wimbledon close to
the camp, unfortunately for mo, and when
we returned from our honeymoon the volun
teer camp wuh in full swing. It seemed to
uie that when they were not actively engaged
ill drill or shooting for prizes, the greater
portion of the volunteers ocrupiod thoir time
in walking up and down in front of my
bouse in order to get a glimpse of my beauti
ful wife. I'm not exaggerating not "the
least bit. At lost, however, it Usvnno un
liearable to both of us. We determined to
seek solitude, and found it at llorne Kay.
"Heme Hay is the most solitary place I
know. It is frequented by persons of limited
means with largo families. There is a pier a
mile long. e punned u delightful fortnight
at Heme liny, but it was dull, terribly dull.
We were both feeling ruther laired, when I
mode an tt'-immUinee while I was fishing
for boss with a roil from the pier bead. I
used to fish there the greater part of tho
afternoon. I had never caught anything,
but at a place like Heme Bay one must do
something. He was a very decent young
fellow, and took a great interest in my lull
ing. It 1 bud known at the time who he
was, perhaps I shouldn't have been quite so
ready to foregather with him. The tact is,
he was a professional conjurer, but he was a
most gentlemanly young fellow and decid
edly good looking. He talked about spirit
ualism; he waa an advanced thinker, and I,
from the lofty piuuacle of my crass ignor
ance, looked down upou the whole thing as
boh, humbug and balderdash.' "
Hers, still sitting ou bis bauds, be smiled
impertinently at me.
"Monsieur Kardno (for that was bis pro
fessional name) tried to convince me, but in
vain. Our stay at Iterne bay was drawing
to a close. 'I'm going to give a little seanoe
here to-morrow night,' said Monsieur Ker
dec. 'I shall be greatly pleased if you would
come and look at the wonders the spirits will
perform. Don't humiliate me by offering to
pay at the door. Here are a couple of
tickets.'
"J waa about to decline, but my wife gave
me one appealing look from those great eyes
of ben, which did not appeal in vain. 'We'll
oome with pleasure,' said I, and I thought no
more about the matter.
"As we walked home we stopped to read
one of the posters. It was the ordinary pro
gramme spirit rapping, thought reading,
clairvoyance, and then followed a rather ex
traordinary statement: 'Monsieur Kardee,
after part the first, will give an illustration
of modern conjuring and prestidigitation,
without apparatus or accomplices. The
whole will conclude with the mysterious dis
appearance of a lady selected from among
the audience.' We both rather looked far
ward to the entertainment as a break to the
gull monotony of our dally rvund at Hera
"Punctual to the time, we presented oar-
selves at the assembly rooms, and were the
sole occupants of what were termed the re
served fsuteuilt, which were two rows of or
dinary cane bottom chairs. I dont think
tbereaeere fifty people In the room altogether.
The first part of the performance was deeply
Interesting. Looking back upon it calmly as
I do now, and speaking with the authority of
m who knows," said the little man (and the
THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER,
fire of enthusiasm flashed in his watery T
"I am convinced that Monsieur Kardee waa
powerful medium. Then followed part
two, about which there was nothing very re
markable; they were ordinary feats of height
of hand-good, simple conjuring of the old
school. And then Monsieur Kardee addressed
as in a short lecture. He told us that what
be waa about t do liefore our eyos was no
trick, no JiRg'e-'ln fact.' said he, there is
no deception whatever. It i,' be added
soletntily, 'the wrk or the spirit.' I did not
pay much attention to whut I looked upon
then as the idle patter of the professional
conjurer. I have since hud rean to change
my mind." and then he gave a dp sigh.
"Monsieur Kardee exhibited to us the ordi
nary big cardlonrd extinguisher. 'And
now,' said he, 'if ony My will kindly step
forward, 1 will cmumi her to disappear by the
assistance of my familiar spir'ts.' The gentle
man at the piano U-gun to play the ghost
melody from 'The Corsicun Brothers.' I
never hear that tuiro now," wid the little
man, "but it uinke my flesh creep.
"Nolxsly volunteers 1. Monsieur Kardee
wan evidently discneerted. 'Indies and
gentlemen,' ho said, 'if no ludy will oblige
me, I fchull le unuble t- give you this inter
esting experience.' Then he appealed to my
wife. 'Maiuime,' he said, 'you would confer
an obligation on ino if you would come to my
assistance.'
"Hettio I mean my wife always a good
nntured girl, r at on, liefore I could re
moiihtrate. Monsieur Kardee led ber to the
little table in the iniddlo of the stage. How
lovely she looked as she stood in tho well
known js.se of the Greek slave, with clasped
hundsl I noticed, too, thnt she wore the dia
mond riviere that bad boon my wedding
gifk The conjurer covered her with the
great extinguisher, 'Spirits of the vast
heavens, help mo!' ho shouted, in a sort of
scream of entreaty. Ho knocked over the
extinguisher. My wifo had disappeared!
"There was a tremendous round of ap
plause, in which I joined; but I didn't quite
like it all tho sumo. Then tho gas went out
as If by magic. I felt myself suddenly seized
by the wrist, and the voice of Kardee bvel
in my ear, 'My poor friend, something very
terriblo bus buppciicd; your wife has been
carried off by tho indignant iirits; but,' be
added, melodramatically, 'I will save her or
perish in the attempt.' "
There was a pauso.
"I have never seen my wife, sir, from thnt
day to this," said tho little man, as ho buried
his fiu-e in bis hands. "It was the vengeance
of the spirit world upon one who was oncn
what you aro, my friend a scoffer and an
unlieliever."
"Have you never searched for herT I said.
"What would be the usef" said the little
man.
Just then the train rolled into the station
of Folkestone harbor.
"And the conjurer P said I.
"He must have met with a similar fate."
said Mr. Boobyer, who was collecting his
impedimenta; "for he never came to receive
the money taken at the doors."
Sibling Itasn an Alpine Slope.
In front of us were a large family of peaks:
lis Morterstsch, Fix Tschierva, the Cresta
Aginza, lit Zupo, Pit Palu, FizA'ambrena,
and, dominating them all in pride and great
ness, Pis Berutna, which has an altitude of
13,30 feet above the soa. The sea of ice
which encircles it has a circuit of more than
fifty miles, and Its azure waves, piled up In
defiles or crowded into gorges, run down
many steep inclines to the bottom of valleys.
In places thoy pass between two rocky
points, and, springing upward, remain sus
pended over the abyss for a while. Then
they break, their debris freeze into a solid
mass and form a new glazier, which pursues
it slow but sure onward march toward that
(mint where the ice begins to melt and form
the torrents that feed the great rivers of cen
tral Europe. The Ithonn, the Rhine, the Inn
and the Anr are among those which thus start
from Alpine glaciers.
The snow was cleared away from a rock
and we sot down to eat our luncheon. Thus
refreshed, wo started for tho lower world
again. The guides unwound their rope, we
tied ourselves toget her, and then descended
Bteep and dangerous precipices. By and
by wo reached a gentle incline covered with
snow, and the guide hulted us. Would we
like soino funf he asked. We answered
that we were game for anything, and we
clustered around him. "Well, wo will slide
down this slope. There is no danger, and if
tho lady is not afraid of her fckirls" "I
am afraid of nothing," she interrupted.
"Start u quickly as you please; I nm ready."
We all sat down on our great coats aud
wraps, the guides ahead, and Mademoiselle
between me and her father, he holding her
by the legs and she holding mine. Then we
started; the soft snow flew over us in a
cloudy spray; we descended swiftly, and at
tho bottom of tho sli ipe we picked ourselves
up, shook tho snow out of our eyes, and all
declared ourselves delighted. A few minutes
Inter wo were down at the Morterutscu
restaurant, where we found a carriage, in
which we rode to i'outrtisima. Cor. New
York Times.
To Make the Heart Nlrong.
Now there is but one legitimate way of
making the heart strong. That is by taking
regular, systematic and sufllcient muscular
exercise, into which climbing heights or stair
cases enters as a prominent feature. Let a
person who Uriels his pulse increased fifty to
sixty beats in a minute after mounting a
staircase climb a biiiulred staircases day
after day for a month or more and he will
find that the exertion does not add ten beats
to the normal number of his heart throbs.
The exercise has acted upon this vital organ
just as it does on the 'biceps of a prize fighter
or a blacksmith, and strength aud the capac
ity for endurance have been the result
But this la not all the good that will be
gained by climbing a hundred staircases a
day say fifty in the morning aud fifty in
the afternoon. Doubtless the iters m with a
weak heart bos suffered more or less from
what is called nervous dyspepsia. His food,
instead of being properly digested, has been
mainly fermented in his stomach and has
caused him various uncomfortable feelings,
which he has been iu the habit of attributing
to everything but their "proper cause. Not
only have the hundred minutes or so spent
iu climbing staircases put strength into bis
legs, expanded bis chest and saved his heart
from fatty degeneration, but thoy have
given tone to his abdominal muscles and to
his digestive organs. His food no longer lies
like a lump of lead in his stomach, torpor baa
disappeared from (what we physicians call
and which, for the sake of delicacy, I most
here designate them) his chylopoetlo vis
cera, and his system gets the full benefit of
the food which la required for Its nourish
ment. Dr. William A. Hammond.
Make the Best of It.
Be who makes the best of everything that
happens to him will always have the best
that his circumstances will allow, and will
surely be a much happier man than be whose
habit of mind Is to make the worst of every
thing. Independent.
Man's honor wear armor and carries a
Baca woman'i honor baa only soft breamsj
and pert unie. Carmen Bylva.
JOURNALS' OF THE WEST.
HOW, WHERE, WHEN AND BY WHOM
THEY WERE STARTED.
The ltff nulliklag In Which the First
Nwpepr West of the Altegheniea Was
Printed TortralU of Two Journalistic
Ptonem Interesting fteinlntiM-encee.
The centennials of Ohio have brought out
all the preserved copies of old papers and
books, and the paper ran tain some rscy
iketebes of old time journalism beyond the
Allegheuiea.
firm1 ormi or thk kevttckt oazktte.
Mr. William Henry Pcixin, of Imisville,
has also written an admirable sketch of the
apers of Keutucky. Looking over the old
peiiers and noting how very small the places
were in which some of them were published,
the wonder is that they lived ut all. But all
food products were "dog cheap," and a printer
i-ould gt ft much bread, meat, jxjtatoes.
milk, butter, game and whisky for his fifty
cents a day then as he docs for his t'J uow.
The luxuries of today he did without, and did
not know n hat he was losing. Iu fact, most
of them had not leen invented.
Lexington, Ky., claims the honor of hav
ing had the first newspaper in the west, The
Kentucky Gazette, tlrt issued Aug. 11, 1M7,
by John Bradford. Kentucky was then a
county of Virginia, and a land of fighting
and fighters. Buckle ought to have analyzed
that suite iu his "History of Civilization," for
it is a moMt i'rfect illustration of his theory
as to tho development of fighting qualities.
No tribe of Indians owned the region; all
fought for it, and only the most warlike could
remain Thus it required tho most determined
fighter from the older states to make settle
ments there, and of these only the lost fighters
survived; and as a result of a century of
natural selection ami survival of the llgbtlng
est, U hold the Kentuckiau of 18TiM0. It is
not surprising, therefore, to learn thut the
second editor of The Gazette, Thomas K.
Betining, was mortally shot March 9, lttiO,
by Charles WickBffe, and that his suewssor,
Oeorge J. Trotter, killed Wickliffe in a duel.
Bralford, founder of The Gazette, was a
veteran of the Revolution and a successful
printer of small books and pamphlets. He
also wrote a work on the early history of
Kentucky. The Gazette was ardently Demo
cratic and opoeed to the pride of the Blue
Grass region, Honry Clay. It therefore lan
guished lu the years of Whig supremacy,
and died of inanition in 1848.
The Guardian of Freedom waa established
at Frankfort, Ky., in 1798, also by John
Bradford, in partnership with his son, and iu
"long felt want" was the publio printing,
which kept it alive many years. The Ken
tucky Heriild was established in Lexington in
17Wi, ami iu a few years was absorbed by the
Bradford. Between that date and 1811
thirty more papers were started in Kentucky;
but by this time papers were common in Ohio
and other western states. Two features
aliout the old papers are amusing they paid
no attention to local affairs, and rejoiced in
long and high sounding titles. ' One waa
called The Farmers' Library or Ohio Intelli
gencer, another The Repository of Human
Freedom, and The Liberty Hall and Cincin
nati Gazette survives to the present under a
much curtailed name.
The alence or scarcity of local items re
mained a feature of papers in the west, out
side the main cities, till after the war. And
this is all the more surprising in view of the
fact that the papers were generally started to
"boom" a new town. The Terre Haute paper
of 1WU devotes a fow lines to the fact that
the Ploughboy, the first steamer on the upper
Wabash, had started for the regions
above, and whole pages to publishing
leeches delivered in congress. Iu 1K43
died Gen. Tilghman A. Howard, charge
d'affaires from the United Htates to Texas,
aud the ps.er in Rockville, Lid., where he
resided, devoted Just half a column to his
life, death, burial and the meeting of the
citizens to iass resolutions. But every issue
for many weeks contained a full speech of
Henry Clay, John M. Htuart or other proml
nont Whig, and frequently the entire taper
was filled by speeches, editorials and extracts
from Sew York iftjiers. Nowadays one may
find the complete social history for many
years of any country town in the west in the
tiles of the local pajier.
The oldest existing paper of Kentucky Is
The Western Citizen, of Paris, established in
1808. Two years later the noted Humphrey
Marshall established The American Republic
at Frankfort. Later be established two
other iwpers, one of which, The Harbinger,
had under its title head tho cut of a rattle
snake in coll, aud tho motto, "Wake snakes."
Marshall did wake them and many other
enemies, and had a stormy life altogether.
Bhadrach Penn issued tho first daily paper in
Kentucky. The Public Advertiser, at Louis
ville, April 4, 1820. ne was a native of the
fate, aud ruled despotically till George D.
Prentice came and set up The Louisville
Journal, Nov. 4, 1830. It jumped in a
mouth to the highest place in popularity, and
the twelve years' war between Penn aud
Prentice was the sharpost known hi western
journalism. Penn was a radical Democrat
and able writer, but no match for Prentice,
whose pungent paragraphs were the delight of
the day. Penn removed to St. Louis in
1842, and Prentice lived to fall into errors in
newspar work that produced bloody con
sequences. His last years were gloomy in
the extreme.
The Cincinnati Commercial was bom in
1843, and may be said to have been born
again a dozen years later, when Murat Ilal-
SHADRACM riS. JOMl BRADFORD.
stead got control of tho news column and
established the modern system of haVing
local correspondents in all the towns of the
state to report important facta when they
occur, instead of having them filter to the
city through the slow local weeklies,? aa had
been the custom. The Cincinnati Gaxette
was the first daily paper of the state, and
The Enquirer has been published under its
present name, as weekly and dally, for fifty
years. The Cincinnati Daily Times date
from 1640, and TbeBtar is quite modern. The
cities of northern Ohio did not take noticea
ble rank till sosae time after the completion
01 the Krie canal and its connecting rail
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1888.
roads, and the great papers of that asctioa
are of correspondingly later date.
H ! lirii mmHiln to Laarn that ITrwvx-
vllle, Tana, had a paper as early aa 1T03
The uaseiUb its aariy nies, use mow oi
most early papers, gave all tbe news from
congress and Europe and New York city
what their readers then wan tea ana very
little indeed about tbe adjacent country,
what we would now like to find in them.
But the editor enjoved the familiar acquaint
ance of scores of nieu who had fought in the
Revolution, and the survivors of Kings
Mountain fk'ht and the Indian war a little
later were long a sort of sacred class in East
Tennessee. The kuoxvtlle 1 ribune has wen
tMililinliM.1 fntiitiiiiiikltf kinen 1HKI. Brown-
low' Whig has long since disappeared. It
was suiteu rur a ecuuar era suu iimru
had no successor.
Indiana differ from all its neighbors la
the fnct that it wus nettled first on the west
ern border; there wa a well built French
Miami town on the Wea plains over a ceu-
tury ago, and some UO.OOO white people were
in the Wabash and Ohio valley while Kill
buck and Cap Anderson, Delaware lu
diaus, still held rule w here Indianapolis now
ktanils. Nevertheless The Indianapolis Jour
nal and Sentinel have been published aa
weeklies ami dailies something over sixty
years. But the locat ion of Indiana is not
favorable to the growth of great cities or
great daily mjors, and it is matter of sur
prise aud compliment to tueir managers
that tbe Iiidiaiuipoli dailies have attained
Mich high rank. On the other hind, no
slate in tbe Union has a more infliieutinl
country press than Indiana Indeed, it is
loubtful if the country weeklies in any
other state exercise as much power in poli
tics. The ubsenco of any overwhelming
central power np)ears to have stimulated
talent in tho smaller can's and towns, ana
decentralization in literature and polities
has been curried to its utmost practicable
limits in that state.
VOLAPUK'S INVENTOR DEAD.
Father Krlileyer, of Constance, lladen, and
III Life Work.
The parish priest of the beautiful little
town of Constance, liaden, Germany, died
the other day.
Ho lived quietly, for many years, on the
historic green island of Mainau, surrounded
by tho limpid waters of Lake Constance.
His name was Schleyer, and he was a very
remarkable man a scholar, a jxx't, by many
considered a genius. His brain conceived
and evolved a wonderful thing u universal
language, to be spoken and written by all
tuitions.
Father Schleyer was the inventor of
Volapuk. Yet, when be died, the big New
York papers devoted but a few lines each to
his death.
One million people are now studying v ola-
puk. Volapuk societies can be numbered by
the hundreds. There are great business
houses all over the world that use Volapuk
daily iu their correspondence. The fact that
the language ha grown to sucn proportions,
is studied by people of so many different
tongues, and even recognized by great lin
cuista to be perfectly practicable, is a pretty
good indication that the time was ripe for
the introduction of the universal language,
and that tbe need for such a language had
begun to be felt.
Th Htnrv of how Father Scn'iever con
ceived the idea of the invention of Volapuk
is interesting. Nearly ten years ago he was
traveling extensively in the interior of Aus
tria. He was struck by the number or lan
guages spoken by the people of . tbe different
provinces. They each had ana nave a dis
tinct language, or rather dialect, of their
own. These dialects are corruptions, and
verv bad on..., that, of all tho known lan
guages of the civilized globe. Some speak
villainous rrench, others murder toe Ital
ian, many butcher the German and English,
and so on. ibis
condition of things
is tbe natural
growth of centu
ries. Tbe result is
disastrous. There
is scarcely such a
thing known there
as a common lan
guage. To a jieas
untof Hungary tbe
language of a peas
ant of Silesia was
(aud is to this day)
mere gibberish,
father bchletkb. having no mean
ing whatever. The observant priest was an
accomplished linguist, having an intimate
knowledge of all the modern as well as of
many of the ancient tongues. He thought
the matter over for several years, until, as
he says, "one sleepless night the whole frame
work of tbe universal language flashed out
before mo."
Volapuk is one of numerous attempts at
solving the problem of a common language,
letting tbe question of their respective merits
entirely aside, it is sufficient to say that
Volapuk is the only attempted universal
language that has ever had the slightest
chance of life, and that uo other attempt has
ever passed beyond the experimental stage
or been actually used, to any considerable
extent, for the communication of thought.
Its inventor's aim was. first, to produce a
language capable of expressing thought with
the irreatest clearness and accuracy ; second.
to make Its acquisition as easy as possible to
1 . T
the greatest uumDor oi numan ueings. inese
ends ho resolved to seek by observing the
iimwnwi of the manv lanirusires with which
he vras acquainted; following them as models
wherever they are clear, accurate and aim
plo, but avoiding their faults, sobecuritles
and difficulties. He took from the English
more root words thau from any other lan
guage, since English is spoken as a mother
tongue by more millions than any other.
Forty per cent of the root words are Eng
lish. The grammar of the language is very
simple. There are no unusual sounds. It
can be learned by a child unable to read or
write any language.
For a considerable time after the appear
ance of Schleyer's grammar his adherents
were few. His project first spread to Aus
tria, where the first society for its propaga
tion was formed at Vienna in 1882. Until
1884 Its adherents outside of tbe Oerman
speaking countries were very few and scat
tered, but in that year it invaded Holland
and Belgium, and a great mauy societies
mrane no in those countries. It wss intro-
itneml to the French nation in 1885 by Pro
fessor Kerckhoffs, and many noted French
men became interested. It is now studied
enthusiastically in the United States, espe
cially in Boston and New York. It is not
itrcther imnossible that it may some day
actually be what its Inventor intended it to
be the universal language.
ITMk Human Nat-ore.
It is a clearly undeniable fact that man
vi,wi wiomllv had rather remain actually
Ignorant of any certain. thing not already
known to them wan so learn it m muj wj
which will show and virtually acknowledge
their Ignorance. urn .stomas iatr.
London has MX) first class clubs, with a
svembsrthip of 130,000
THE GREAT BLOOD PURIFIER
and Health Restorer. Cures all kind of
Headache within Thirty Minute Try it.
;Ki. W. DAVIS, of let Aanmne nL. New Orlesni.
). . wnien under dHteof May W:h, IN, follow.: "I
have in'i-ii itinir lu me Hot Bpnnm, Ar lor nitwn
years for n tirlmiR humor In rny blood. I tmv Junt
llmM lliree iMittiivuf Vim-ear IlltU'rt. aud II Iota done
m inorv kooU than the SpriDii. It li the txwt midl
ine ni;e.
JOBKI'li J. KAO AS, of No. WiM..SfW York.
ay: "Have Hot iH-fi) wlinotu vinrmr imirm ior me
punt tvki-lve yearo, and founder it a whole medicine
client In our family. "
MltS. M VTTIK fKltltUHON. of DrjdfD. K. V.. y:
Vti-narnitiruihe bet medicine I ever tried; It
aaved my life."
T V BAII.RY nf HumhnMt. Iowa. iv: "Vlneirar
llitiein cuml me ol naralia'K. leu veara mtu. uJ re-
uenTly II cured me of rht'iimaUam."
M11H. WM A. n.AVIS. fcf Caradeo. V. .1. ay: -1
have nunVted ureal I v from liidiswiloii and bowel trou
ble, and Vlseg ir llitteri gave uir ureal relief."
IX NIKS H. rtWYKiL. of Wrtwter. Mum., write: "I
alwuya una Vinemr HUNT H a apnuK niedmue, and
tiavn the bft uf health."
I. COLKMAV. MostiiomiTV afreet. New York.
write: "J nnd your Vinegar Hitter a rlrnt-cla
tonic."
VINEGAR BITTERS.
The only Temperance Bitters known.
It stimulates the Brain and quiets the
Nerve9. regulates the Bowels and renders
a perfect blood circulation through the
human veins, which is sure to restore
perfect health. A beautiful book free.
Address, It. II. McDONALD Illtl O CO.,
533 'WashloKton St., New York.
pIMMMtMinnlf nnrifvtnB rtrooertlea offtteabalh.
curing all lucul kln snd m-alp dlm-aw. pimple, blotch
ea. eczema, tetter, chafing, etc. It la made from per
fectly pare material, and 1 moat healing no invigor
atint. to the akin, keening it In a frenli. clean snd
ii..,th.i-..o(iitinn Hold bv drtnnilHt and fanrr gixMl.
de!er. or sent by mall, one case fur Z cts. or three
roreucta., by ine proprietor.
r. h. Mcdonald drug co.,
832 Washinsrton Kt New York.
GEORGE H. HAIGHT,
ALUrrntM at liitr.
TATK OK lLiljlISOIrt, La Ball Cors
I ty ss. In the Circuii Court, to January Term,
oi iKKHvri. wnnam Kt in lnt-Ranrrru.
affidavit nf nnn-realilenc of William Kelaev. the
above defendant, having been Bled lu the clerk's office
of the Circuit Court of said county, notice I therefore
hereby given to the said non-realuant defendant that
the roinnlainant tiled her bill of complaint In said
court, on the chancerv side thereof, on the flrt day of
October, 18N8. and that thereupon s autnmon tasueu out
of nld court, wherein iiaid null I now pending, return
aide on the second Monday iu the uiusih of January
ttuvr a. la nv law rrnn mi.
Now, unless you, the Haiti non-reident defendant
m! aliall nerannallv he aad anoear liefore
aatd Circuit Court on the ttit day of the next J an wiry
term thereof, to lie nolden at titiaw,wana tor i tie niu
mi ,m tho aeenn.l Mnnriav In .lanuarv next, and
picao, anwT or oeutur w me biwu uiiniriBtii.nl -Bill
of complaint, the same and the matters and thlniet
therein chanted arid Mated will be taken aa confessed.
and a decree entered against you according to the
prayerof said bill. v. w. ta iah. nur.
Ottawa. Illinois, cuuer ibi, iwa.
(.kokiii H. Haioht. Cotuidt' Solr. oct-4w
lOTIC'K. rTATS or Mthakl CosoRovk, i)k-
nlgned. Administratrix of the Retain of Michael os-
firove. late of the county of La Salle anil state of II.
nois, deceased, will appear before the Probate Court of
said county on the first Mondaytbelng the nth day)of
Decetnoer, 1SS8. at the Probate Court Room, In Ottawa,
In said county, when and where alt persons having
claims or demands against said estate are notified to at
tend and prM-nt the same in writing for adjustment.
I'vi.in otJep la tierenv uivet. niHi ine uuoer-
Hated this inn uay oi uciooer. . , iW.
ALICE rosfSUOVK.
octlS-3w Administratrix.
B- F. LINCOLN.
Aiuwnm at i.tlir.
VOTICK.-F.i-Tatkof Pktkk MrCf LLOI'CUI. Pi
l a. p.kiv . notice la hereliv irlven. that the undersign
ed. Administrator. of the estate of Peter MeCulloiigli.
late of the county of La Salle and state of Illinois.
deceased, will appear before the Probate t ourt of said
county on the third Monday (being the 17th day! of
Uecetnner. is'us at ine rruimic wrnn m
wa. In said county, when and where all persons having
j.iuonai.r tf.oouniia ajratrtRf aifcld estato are. notined to
attend anil pp-senf the same in writing for adjustment.
Dated thl Stn day oi ocioner, a. i. irw.
WILLIAM P. KF.K8,
octlS-4w Administrator.
B. F. LINCOLN,
Attorney tit Law.
MASTERS SALK.-STATK OK ILLINOIS. Coun
ty or LaSalls-ss. Ln Sat't County Linult
'1'.'.'ti, r,,at'..rr,rt:pr.'P .1. Herrick r. Kllcti Eugenia
Smith. Isabella Walsh,' Lawrence F. Walsh. Auule
Walsh, Margaret walsli, ratrica naisn. iniii .m,
Mumuret Tlivno Johanna Slicehan. and J. M. Elder,
as Executor of the laf t will and testament of Tliomas
L. Walsh, deceased. on nut to r orti umr u m iu'W-
Phli n,.tiea la herehv lfiveil. that ill lHirsaiUICe Of S
decretal order.entered in the above entitled cause. In
aid court, on the 18th day of October, 1HHK. I. Dun
can McDougall, Muster In Uliancery lor saio court. 111
Tuesday, tbe a;th day of November, iww. at 11) o clock
In the forenoon of said day. shall sell at public, auction,
to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the south
door of the County Court House, in Ottawa, in said
county, tbe following described real estate, or so much
thereof as may be necesiury to satisfy ld -ree.
situated iu the county of La Balle and State of Illinois.
'"l '"number four f4. In block number eleven (in. In
Whltlleld (now Leland): lot one (I) and the east half
( KH'Of lottooCJ). in block nnmber fourteen (14), In
the town of Whitfield (now Leland): also that portion
of lots four (41 and five (5). in reuerhorn's Addition to
Whltlleld (now Leland), described as follow: com
mencing on the south line of lot two (2) Insal.t block
fourteen (11). at the ceutertltereof, and running thence
south parallel tothe west line of said lot five i5) twelve
(12) rods, thence westerly parallel with Lnndy's Lane
to the west line of said lot live (), thence southerly on
said west llueito s point twenty (20) rods north of
the southwest corner of said lot five, thence easterly
parallel to the south line of said lot live to the east line
of said lot live (5). thence north on the east line of lot
five (5) to Lundy' Lane, thence westerly along said
lane tothe northwest corner ot said lot four (4). thence
southerly to the southwest corner of lot four (4). thence
wstery to the place of beginning. Said last descrlin
Hon includes lot four(4) and a portion of lot five (5). In
the northeast quarter ( NEK ) of section eight (H i. town-thirt)-ix
(38) north, range four (4) east. In ald
county of I Salle, containing nineteen and eighty one
hundredths (lit flO-lOO) acre, more or leas.
O.wwa. Illinois, A-Mrnol:OAlJp
oct27-w Mastettn Ch ' ncen for said Circuit Court.
NOTICK. Estate or Ptss Dillon. Di
ck n.-Notlce Ui hereby given, that the under
signed. Executor of the last will and '"''".""'"J
Peter Dillon, late of the county of La Balle and
Btateof Illinois, deceased, will aprear before the I'To
bate Court of said county on the third MondajM being
the rlth day) of December. 1WS, at the Proteus Court
Koom, in Ottawa, in sld county, when aud where all
persons having claims or demands against said estate
are notified to attend and present the same in writing
for adjustment.
Dated this 18th da, of October. aW
octaC-Sw Executor.
fcTOTICK. KsTATt or wioaoa bmsitt, uc b.
f K.h. .riven that the nndertlirned. Ad-
., ....... .oh tha sin annexed of the Km ate of
Oeorge Bennett, late of the county ef La Salle and state
ofirnnol. deceased, will appear before the Probate
Court of ialdeountj on the third Monday (being the
17th day of December, I!, at the Probate Court Koom.
In Ottawa. In laid eonnor, when and where all person
having laim or demand against aald ejtat are noti
fied to attend and present the ami In writing for ad-
JUDawdtbi. lth day of October, a. r.. IS. . m
xaueu wm iu m, WILLIAM H. BCLLffil.
OCt20-Sw Administrator. Ac
IDE? TO LOAN.
I have TnanercoMtantlron band to loan on farm,
at der cent aad 7 per cent Intereat. For full parti m-larfcailuponoraddre-
ROOD,
epa-Smce
SBKRIOAM. ILLS.
m nueei
H. W. JONES.
s
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B
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Carriage Factory,
fHosi want or
8ood Carriage, Top sod Open Buy1as. elide Ss
itagxie. iwuwtiopen nuggies, ucni nasooa.
dolklos, Ac, can find taem at this fac
tory , all of bt own Disks, of tha
Best Material and In the liot Approved
Style and Finish, all Warranted snd lor aalesx
Low P-'ci. Also mke to order such m are waa ted.
KepAirlns sons orornDtlvi Minting, trimming woo
and Iron work
HILL & FOnnilALS,
CrjrriaM e & Wapn Factory
ON MAfcN STRKKT,
Near the Fox Kiver Bridge,
OTTAWA ILLS.
Manufacture all kinds of Carnage. Top and Opes
RuKVlea, various sfyle of one- and Two-beated Phae
ton, Democrat and Spring Wagons, Also have a large
asortiiieut always on band, first class FAKM&lur
WA OHMS always on hand .
All our work (a warranted, and made of the beat ma
terial, anil will be told a low a good and reliable work
can lie sold au '
We employ a first class Trimmer and are prepared for
all kind of lop work and repairing at short notice.
Call and see our stock of Carriages, Humr!" n1 wag
on before buying. HILL FOKMHALS.
KTJYL & YOUNG,
FOREIGN AND AMERICAN
Mle and Granite.
Original DtfifM
Best Orsds of Btoek
Ftss Woifanaashrs i
Bottom Prloes
fard on Clinton Street, opposite Jonea't Csrrlate Shop
OTTAWA IAjJUIIHOICS.
BEWARE OF
IMITATIONS.
Indispensable
to Ladies.
Knci.ohk Stamps
fob Particulars in Let
ter by Hetubn Mail. .
FAYALLE CHEMICAL CO,
Oil City, ln
WARNER'S
CATARRHOIL
KOR THK Cl'B Or
itsts Ckraale Catarrh, Ha; l.tsr, BMrssa
AND ALL DISKAHK Ot THK
Bronchial and Nasal Membranes.
The remedy is a bland oil which spreads Itself over
t he d iseased tissues, softens and detaches the catarrhal
exudation, renders the membrane elastic, reduces in
tlainniatlon and restores the parts to a healthy condi
tion, lists been prescribed for '20 years by an eminent
physician, with uniform resulto In all cases a per
manent Cure. Simple In application, pleasant l:i
action. Sold under a guarautee that It will "
tiny caie of catarrh when used as directed. Price
fl.00 per bottle. Sent postpaid on re-elpt of $1 10.
Maa'f'd sad xild Kifl.l-fj h; E.P.WARNER St CO.
S44S Colt.ro Hr" A.l'Mf !. 111. A pkj.lflan Im. soa
altrd loroles,p.pllj or by Isttsr, without charg.
THREE GREAT CITIES A WEST
I.1VSED TOflETHEB BT THE ABUT
CHICAGO & ALTON E. R.
Tbe Short Line and trie jseit ttoute to
KANSAS CITY 1ST. LOUIS
And all point Yla I Ana all points tt
KANSAS CITY. I ST. LOUIS.
CHICAGO ft?? EA8T ud NORTH.
The Fopalar Line te California.
PALACE RECLINING CHAIR CARS
Free ef Extra Charge.
PALACE DINING CARS,
Mtalt, 75 mm(.
Pullman Palace Sleeping Car,
ta..nitimit not eoualed by anr other line
,,eEc,..reMm
MTM HREXCrHSIO!! ROUTB In turn
me?, to Watering Place, tn the Kt. We.t an
ttOCKY MIU'NTAINS COLORADO, NEW
Wet North and South, are on sale at all time, at a
low rate a by Inferior line.
rVr further tnformatloo aad lowert rate apply to
lay Ticket AsBt CHICAGO ALT0X B. B.
or to JAMES CHARLTON,
General Paenger and Tteket apnt,
m Deaxbora Street, CHICAGO. ILL.
J. M. OATE8,
eeneraiTraTSUng Agent cg12SoTlLu'
J. C. McMULUN. VlcPrsslteDl.
Cm CHOEa.l neralJIre
Entire train run threugb without change, nt' "o
TOS PAPERS
I.'w7avkiion.
on Oletn PhlladrlDk
t the wnatxr Ad. el
r tta'nir Antv-t of Mpaar
i W. AT KR fOH, r uuuriafa
VaVVtMlAU
Ottawa Marble Worlcs
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