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SALE WILL CONTINUE! UNTIL ALL GOODS ARE SOLD K» 35 j CREDITORS' SAEETe=~[ | tmp— The stock of goods of the City of Paris Dry Goods Store, 203 to 207 North Spring street, purchased at public sale by the creditors, is still interesting the purchasing public. Prices of Dress Goods, Silks, Hosiery, Gloves, Men's Furnishing Goods, Ladies', Misses' and Children's Underwear, Corsets, Skirts, Shawls, Dress Trim- j tm*~~ mings, Fans, Handkerchiefs, Laces, Dress Linings, Blankets, Comforts, Lace Curtains, Pqrtieres, Table Linens, Towels, Napkins, Ginghams, Muslins, Sheetings and -~m9 WtZ a nd hundreds of other articles—in fact all the goods in the establishment—are simply being slaughtered. Prices and quality of goods are not considered. CASH is O what the creditors want, consequently goods are sold for less than cost of manufacture. From 40 to 75 per cent can be saved by purchasing now at this Creditors' Sale. O ~~*9 g~ co •T) Zz\\ % 1 Commencing SATURDAY, November 18th, 1893, \ % £ WILL BE PLACED ON SALE THE ENORMOUS AND MAGNIFICENT STOCK OF . Z£ 11 holiday goods HOLIDAY GOODS holiday goods II Specially imported for THIS SEASON by the City of Paris. Every article must and will be sold. You can purchase NOW for less than importers' price, thereby "**^ <g . saving considerable money. At the prices marked on these Holiday Goods you can buy TWO for the same money that you have to pay others for ONE. It is gen- Z tw erally considered that the Holiday trade is the harvest for the merchants, but at this Creditors' Sale of the City of Paris it will simply be a harvest for the public gen- <J erally, and this sale of Holiday Goods begins NOW for the purpose of clearing it out and realizing whatever cash they will bring. Prices will be destroyed. You j** -**W S Q shall be the judges and receive the benefit. Among the many useful as well as ornamental articles is a beautiful and complete line of yM 5 1 1 WILLOW WARE AND WILLOW WARE NOVELTIES! g 1 Era! OF if- g pr f Hair Pin and Cushion Baskets, Wall Pockets, Music and Umbrella Stands, Plain and Fancy Photograph Holders, * — (xl Broom Holders, Fancy Candy and Work Baskets, Fancy Scrap Baskets, Office Baskets, Knitting and Key Baskets, *P q Plain and Fancy Work Stands, Flower and Fruit Baskets, Shopping and School Bags, *p Z^ m \ Plain and Fancy Infants' Baskets Traveling and Fancy Toy Baskets, m*~- With Pockets and Covers. Counter and Lunch Baskets. Prices range from 3 cents to $5, with an endless variety to select from. BUY NOW and save from 40 to 75 per cent. "ZSL I CHAS. MUNTER, MANAGER. | £z SALE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ALL GOODS ARE SOLD if- 3 THE WAYS OF PROVIDENCE. While the travel '\aag the pathways Of this probation lan We meet with circumstances That we fall to understan. Eome men we see fly up'ards. On the wings of fortune moanrin. While Providence kcops others, ' Better far, forever standln In tho midst of tribulation. On the lowes' earthly landin Id a way that, think oar best, Reaches over all accountin. Ev'ry day we meet with Dives, Full o' wickedness an might, Oppressin some poor Lazarus At mornln, noon an night. Yet he's clad In gorgeous purple An the fines' kind o' linen, \V; : 'o his e\rs he closes tight To the begssr'a piteous plead in J; An keeps addin to his treasure. So mighty an exceedin, Till ii seems as If his power Had no endin or beginnin. An if this world we're placed in Was the final en of livln, An after death to mortals No f utur* state was given. We'd be right in thinkin I'roviaenee Had missed its calculations. But w'en w© recollec' that some day There'll beta changin places We jes' kcepirighton pullln Meady In contentment's easy traces, Feclin sure Chat at the endht . She'll evemup the rations. —Chicago Record. SABINA WILKINS. Miss Sabina had finished her morning dnties, had dressed tho butter, swept the back porch-awd turned the broom up in the corner, as neat housekeepers do, had gathered flowers and seed and eggs and now seated herself by the window to crochet. But thei fingers moved laggardly. She was clean sickened out of fancy work, of nursing the sick, sitting up with other people's children, going to funerals and to church picnics to see young people in ' love en joyingfthemselves. She was tired, too, of being 1 ; asked why she didn't get married. She \ had been literally joked to death on the i subject. But to look in the little room where Miss Sabina sat one would think she might be tolerably happy. Old Puss purred kindly at her feet, ready to fol low every step. On the mantel stood vases of gay flowters, and between them an old clock, ticking and striking the hours softly, out of respect, it may be supposed, to the sensitiveness of Miss Sabina, who fain would linger awhile longer at the rosy gate to the temple of time. On a table lay the family Bible, in which, however, whs recorded one date that saddened Miss Sabina —her age. Near by hung a birdcage whose occu pant, with head askew, perceived his owner's melanciroly and forthwith began to sing. Between the windows stood an old fashioned bureau, whose mirror kept Miss Sabina informed of all the changes in her face, which she prayed Father Time to touch gently, as it might yet be her fortune. Feeling lonelier than ever before in her life, she looked about her, sat for some moments in deep meditation and then exclaimed: "Is this all there is in the world for me?" - -JJ-** waa the key to her discontent. Miss Sabina was right pretty, hadn't a sharp tongue nor a long neck and was well off. Now, why did she have to live alone? God's original plan must cer tainly have included her happiness. Why not? What could Providence possibly have against her? She had never harmed anybody and never talked spitefully of men—a remarkable thing in a single wo man of 40. When Miss Sabma contem plated the shrews, the redheads, the femi nine scarecrows, that were flourishing like green bay trees with husbands, and with children to spare, she just settled it that there was a hitch somewhere— something out of gear in the world's marriage machinery—and it never oc curred to her that it is always darkest before day. As Miss Sabina sat musing on life and its inequalities she heard the sharp whis tle of a train which passed right in front of her house. Something must have hap pened. The whistle did not usually sound so far from the station. Looking out, Miss Sabina saw the train at a standstill, men running back on the track and passengers looking excitedly from the car windows. Seizing her sun bonnet, she dashed down the yard to find out what had happened. • Four men were approaching, bearing gently a gen tleman who had been hurt. Attempting to walk from one car to another, he had made a misstep, lost his balance and fallen. The result was a badly muti lated foot. Miss Sabina's house being the nearest one in sight, he was taken to it, a surgeon summoned from town and the train moved on. Amputation was at once pronounced necessary, and David Ware would not preach the next Sunday in the city to which ho had accepted a call. He lay moaning on a cot in Miss Sabina's neat little parlor. She never had anything to touch her feelings quite so much in her life as his Bufferings and his big brown eyes, which she caught sight of now and then through the door. David Ware's foot was taken off, and a trained nurse employed to attend him. Miss Sabina had nothing to do in the case but to fur nish fresh flowers and dainty edibles to David. She was relieved of much em barrassment when she heard that it was a minister under her roof, People wouldn't be so apt to joke about a man being in a house that never had such a thing before. As David, in his pain, saw the little woman moving through the hall and heard her giving orders for his comfort, he thought of tin- cloud with silver lin ing about which lie had so often preach ed. A realistic vision was passing be fore him. The third day that he lay in the little parlor, the nurse left him while he was sleeping and engaged Miss Sabina in conversation on the porch. It was now she learned that David was an un married man. After that the flowers were arranged with greater care, the chicken was broiled more daintily, and the biscuit took on a more delicate brown. Woman's wiles often hide un der just such covers. David, when he was not sleeping, spent most of his tjme watching the door. Sabina, when she was not cooking or making bouquets, spent most of her time gliding stealthily by the door, for of course she was too modest aud prop er to enter it except occasionally with LOSAtfGELES HERALD- SATURDAY MORNING; NOVEMBER 25. 1893. ueighix>rs who called upon the unfor tunate ministf-x.. Airs. lauutia Topp, a neighbor and B great believer in the law of compensa tion, made Sabina blush herself nearly to death by saying: "Well, Sabina, the Lord took tho minister's foot, but he'll he sure to give him something in place of it. You've been good enough to let him have the little parlor you don't even open for most folks, and maybe you'll get your pay in some manner you're not expecting." Sabina pretended not to be thinking about pay, but she was already thinking about possibilities. Well, there's no situation in life but changes sooner or later. David Ware, minister, could not lie forever in that little parlor being waited on, and Sabina Wilkins could not go on forever broiling chickens and arranging sweet flowers for a strange man. David was at last able to limp out to tho porch, where he caught Miss Sabina sitting under the vines. The nurse was down in the village; Rex was asleep on the doormat. Sabina blushed like a girl of 18and was afraid to sit with the minis ter for fear a neighbor might come and catch her. She was afraid to get up and leave for fear she would be losing an opportunity, and a woman at 40 can't afford to be reckless. David rocked; Sabina rocked. Then he said, "Pleasant evening, Miss Wil kins." "Yes, very," she answered. David rocked; Sabina rocked. Then he said: "Sweet little home for you here, Miss Wilkins. Suppose you never get lonely, do you?" "Yes, very," she answered him. It announced to him that here was a ten der, loving woman robbed by some bro ken law of tho love and sympathy to which she was entitled. Modest and re fined as David was, he was suddenly moved to an outburst of admiration that filled the very air about Sabina with music and light and fragrance. "Miss Sabina," he said, "I think you're the sweetest woman I ever saw. Why don't you get married?" Poor little Sabina felt for her salts bot tle. She had never been al tacked that way about marrying! And she never dreamed that love and courtship could be condensed or reduced to one sentence. Recovering herself, after a prolonged quiver of joyous surprise, she came back at David facetiously: "Mr. Ware, I think you are the nicest man I ever saw. Why don't you get married?" "Because I can't find a woman with my name in her hand, Miss Sabina." "Oh, my! What do you mean, Mr. Ware?" "Don't you know, Miss Sabina. some palmistry philosophers claim that every woman's hand has a man's initial in it?" "Do tell I" gasped Sabina, with eyes aflare and palms instantly upturned, while blushes chased with burning hope over her cheeks and throat. "Would you mind my looking at your hand, Miss Sabina?" David asked, construing favorably her excitement. Sabina ex tended her hand. David examined it closely, looked up into her eyes, then spelled slowly, "W-a-r-e! There it is!" Sabina gasped, held her salts bottle tc her nose, having jerked her hand from him with a coquettish way that said, "Take it again." "You mustn't fly iv the face of Providence, Sabina. Be ware!' A pun ami proposal in one word. Seeing that Sabina was nnspeak-* ably happy, David continued: "Only as toy wife, Sabina, can I repay your kind ness. You and I aie a pair of scissors, divided and lonely. Come, let ub unite and after this 'cut the fabric of life to gether.'" Sabina's head drooped, Rex 'barked, and the minister and maiden kissed.— Cincinnati Post. Tattooing. That the old world custom of tattooing heraldic and other designs upon the arms, back and chest of men is coming Into fashion here is shown by the pres ence in the daily papers of advertise ments offering to tattoo crests, coats ol arms, monograms, etc., at the client's residence for the moderate sum of from $5 to $10. There are a large number oi royal and imperial personages in Europe who are tattooed, the Princess Walde mar of Denmark having an anchor tat tooed on her shoulder as emblematic of her husband's seafaring profession, while several well known Parisiennee have their fair shoulders adorned with flowers-de-luce in token of their mon archial preferences. Grand Duke Alexis, the czar's brother, has his entire right arm tattooed from wrist to shoulder, while the wrist of King Oscar of Sweden is not free from decorations of this character. The reign ing Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha has his left arm tattooed, as has also his nephew, Prince Henry of Prussia, while the Duke of York has the union jack and St. George's ensign indelibly marked on his forearm.—Vi >gue. A FamouH Bible. The family Bible of George Washing ton's mother is owned by Ml*. Lewis Washington of Charleston, Va. Six leaves from this historic volume were torn out and deposited in the corner stone of the Mary Washington inonumen! at Fredericksburg a few years ago.—St Louis Republic. Wanted to Applaud. There was immense applause at the first performance of a new play. Sud denly a one armed gentleman turned to the person sitting next to him and said, "Caballero, be good enough to clap this hand, as I want badly to applaud my self. "—Sobreniesa. Attempt. Critic—Is tbat meant for a mountain? Artist—No; only v bluff. — Detroit Tribune. t The Oldest Soldier In the World. Russia proudly claims the oldest sol dier, if not the oldest citizen of any rank, in the known world. Her claimant for this distinguished honor is Colonel Grit zenko of Pottawa near Odessa, who, if he lives until Feb. 7, will celebrate his one hundred and twentieth birthday. Grit- Eenko entered the military service in the year 1789, 104 years ago, and received from the hands of Empress Catherine herself a gold medal for conspicuous bravery at the assault on Ismail. This trophy, of which the aged warrior is justly very proud, bears the following inscription: "For exceptional bravery at the assault of Ismail, Dec. 11, 1789."— St. Louis Republic. THE "MARBLE MAN." A Patient Suffering; From a Peculiar Dle •aitf In a St. I.»u» Hospital. There is a "marble man" at the City hospital. lie is whiter than the alabas ter statue DiSby makes in "Adonis," and the "driven snow" would soil his cheeks. Not only is his skin absolutely colorless, but his tongue, gums and finger nails are devoid of all hint of blood dyeing. He is believed to be tbe first patient suf fering* from the peculiar ailment he is afflicted with that ever stepped inside St. L-.uis. As is proper with such a very distinguished disease, it has a very aristocratic name—anchylostomum dc denale. A very, very rare little worm is en gaged in merrily sucking the red cor puscles, or life giving element, from this poor fellow's blood, and if the unwel come tenant is not gotten rid of pretty soon the patient will fade away to a Bhadow and die from sheer lack of nour ishment, though his stomach be full of food. Albert Abbink, a young man who came from Germany, is the patient, and he isn't at all proud of it either. He looks like a marble statue, and a very skeletonish one at that, and has great difficulty in moving around owing to his weakness. Though this peculiar disease, or affec tion, is very rare in this part of the country, it is common enough in Italy and Germany. The worms are supposed to be in certain kinds of muddy water, and it has been noticed that brickmakers and pottery operatives in the old country are peculiarly apt to get them. When the great St. Gothard tunnel was be ing dug it was discovered that nearly every workman engaged upon the job suffered from this plague. It was first noted in Egypt, aud from this fact the weakness was named Egyptian chlorosis. Scientists are pretty certain that the Pharaohs had it, and some are inclined to believe that the plague of toads men tioned in holy writ was none other than the plague of anchylostomum dode nale. Dr. Marks believes he can assist Ab bink in getting rid of his high toned parasites, several of which now occupy a glass slide under his microscope. They are about an eighth of an inch in length, and under the magnifying glass look like white alligators. They have tremendous jaws and wear their eggs scattered along their backbones.—St. Louis Globe-Dem ocrat. A LONG ISLAND MYSTERY. A Skeleton Declared to Be That of an In dian, but Th«#e Are Some Who Doubt It. Justice Cooper and a jury, in the ab •ence of Coroner Moore, held an inquest at Babylon, N. V., the other day over the skeleton which was unearthed on the property of John S. Foster yester day by some men engaged in digging post holes. A number of old residents of the village were sworn, but were un able to throw any light on the subject or identify the remains. They all stated that they could not recollect the sud den disappearance of any man. The oldest witness, however, said (hat the ground where the skeleton was found had never been used as a graveyard. Charles I. Bedell, a resident of that portion of the town and a farmer, owner of the property, stated that he had plowed the ground in question eight years ago. From this it would seem that bad the boc% been there then it would have been unearthed, as it was only 18 inches under ground. The jury returned a ver dict stating that iv its opinion the skel eton was that of an Indian who had been buried about 40 years and had come to his death from natural causes. The village people generally believe that it waa the skeleton of a murdered man whose body wai brought ashere and buried. Mrs. Grant's Hunt Fur a Home. Mrs. Grant has determined to make her future home in Washington, and during her recent sojourn here spent most of her time in house hunting. Al most every available residence in the West End now vacant was offered for her consideration through the various real estate agents, and it is safe to assert that she made an exhaustive ex amination of no less than 50 before leaving for New York with her daugh ter, without coming to any definite con clusion in regard to a selection. Those that suited her fancy did not suit her purse, and when houses desirable in both these respects were offered £or her ap proval, foe locality, as a rule, proved unsatisfactory. Mrs. Grant has not giv en up hope of ultimate success, and can didly avers her preference for Washing ton as a place of residence. —Washington Post. Tclephonlug Through Snow. Professor A. H. Thompson, chief of the United States Geological survey, re turned from the Black Hills a few even ings ago. The government has two par ties in the hills, one at Rapid City and the other at Deadwood. The professor found the Rapid City party entirely snowbound and tells a tale of how he got communication with them. He worked his way toward the men until he came within speaking distance. By that time further passage seemed to be impracticable, but by accident they had occasion to resort to a peculiar expedi ent. They talked through the snow. The snow acted as a conductor of sound, and with some difficulty they made one another understand. —Denver Republi can. • llrnwno on Insomnia. Sir James Crichton Browne, the Eng lish expert on bram diseases, asserted in a popular lecture last week that insom nia is "not attended with such diastroue consequences as is commonly supposed. It is not as dangerous as the solicitude of the sufferer. He suggested that the brains of literary men, who are the most frequent victims, acquire the trick of the heart, which takes a doze a fraction of a second after each beat aud so man ages to get six hours' rest in 34. Some brains in cases of insomnia sleep in sec tions, different brain centers going off duty in turn. A Thorn In Ills Knee. When a boy 17 years of age, in the year l&riO, V. Newell, who now resides beyond Nichols' ranch and is now over 60 years of age, was out hunting and ran in his knee what he supposed was a thorn. It broke off so deep in the knee that the wound closed up, and all search failed to locate it. Mr. Newell finally concluded that he was mistaken, and cv eryltody told mm Ins troubles wert caused l>y rheumatism. Of bite the <>I<l gentleman's knee got t< be so bad thai lit; had it lanced Severn, times and was treated for rheumatism. A few days ago the thorn worked it. waj out and was found to be half an inch In length. Mr. Newell says afte ■offering untold misery for 43 years U now feels easier with the thorn in a lit tit; bottle instead of in hia knee.—Grast Valley (Cal.) Union. a Costly Olaas or Hear. Theodore Voeste waa today sentenced to 00 days in jail, to pay a fine of $ao? and costs of trial and to give $3,ooobon< to not again engage in the liquor bust ness. All this for pleading guilty to ■ell' ing one glass of beer. Previous to sentence Judge Randolph, Who is and always has been an enthu siast on prohibition, asked Voeste if thers was any reason why his sentence should be light. Voeste said he had paid regular monthly fines to the city, and as he hat now quit the business he ought to be lei off easy.—Emporia (Kan.) Dispatch. A Win llnnlrmce. The proprietor of a restaurant inParii recently issued the following notice "Being desirous of honoring the Rus sians, who are the country's guests, 1 have decided to change the name of thii establishment, and by the use of a sin gle apostrophe to transform it from the Cafe Divan into the Cafe d'lvan."—Pari: Figaro. Her Paradise. There is a Washington young womar who, in addition to having sensitivt nerves, is intensely devoted to Browning. Much of her time she applies to the dis covery of new mysticisms and much more to worrying over them. Not long ago she was quite ill. A friend called or her and said consolingly: "Never mind, dear. This idleness will make you enjoy life all the more when you are about again." "I don't know," sighed the patient, "Perhaps I will not get well." "Oh, you don't thiuk of such things as that, do you?" . "Yes." "You take it rather cheerfully?' "Oh, I don't mind it at all. Perhaps I shall meet Mr. Browning in the next world, and we shall have such a good time explaining his works to each oth n\"—Kate Field's Washington. She Oiiin Mted Cabby. It has remained lor a Boston woman to get the better of a Chicago hackman according to the Chicago papers. Slu lived in a house where the boarders were accustomed to hire an omnibus to take them to the fair grounds. She negotiated with tho owner of the omnibus for an evening trip, beat "cabby" down $12 op the price and collected full fare frorr each of the party, pocketing the extn $18. She worked the scheme severa' times with success, finally being discov ered. Mrs. Cleveland's Divided Skirt. It is said that Mrs. Cleveland has in vested in a bicycle and divided sk<rt to wear when riding .it. She will try to make riding in this way the fashion in Washington this winter.—tian Francisco r^aminei.