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CBIOIAN AND HQEON .... ;et. Mercur. I DR. F. At DAVIS, H PHVniOIAN AND H 8UH0EON m :: Stockton, - - Utah. I H -M--M--M--M- H f j I nio. IU4 z. J H :: Dr. Samuel II. Allen, $ H 48 AAT PinST NORTH. 4- H SALT IAK CITV. UTAH. j H Ofllco Hour 8 to 4 p m. 1 Suuduy by appointment. H '. ' Office, 309-311 Deieret Newa Bldg. i IIH 4 r LH M-M-M- H ': J. E. TAH "'wr ...DENTIST... H 1! All operallom In Dnntlitry Setentta- H , . calljr I'erfurmoJ. J H j Dlagcnill; Down Ihs Strati From Poitolflc. H W. II. PECKHAM, H BOOT AND BMO v. M MAKER aa 4- : : Sjsf0011'"' opp. opsro House j row an, Jl 1 SADDLE HORSES OR j. M T LIVERY RIGS rr-r-r r-rr. I )i. Johnson & Son's uverg stalls, j The Alercur Abstract Co. I j H I ABSTRACTERS OF TITLES. H T rono sto.ooo. t I B Fine mouRANoa f H I ANDLOAN8WV H I Heal EiUto and CoaTjnolnf . Com- J. H plcto AUloiti of All Property, both r H I Mlnlnx tod Itel lUUle, Id TvoU 'Jl B 4 0O-lCty. ii ; r i , i I H "" " v TOOGLB CITY. UTAH, v L i f A. J. BBUNBATJ, Vljr. F ( -n...i. H , H i t :: RICHARD GUNDRY, f H NOTAHY PUBLIC I H All Claris of Lel Uutlneu T H Attended to. Hk '; BnnEIDANAVE. btooktod. T"" i--M- :' L. II. GRAY, I H I 1AND AND MIMINQ ATTOnHBV. J H j: SSRIftX! Salt Lake City. I I HAVE YOUR MEASURE - TAKEN . . for your new Tall prarments. H It lu the only proper nutl sat- HK isfactory way of tiny iiifr your Tv clotttci, bchifr that "GOOD l CLOTIIKa ARR AMVAY8 L MADE TO ORDER." Mako i your selection from tho tuil- orlusllncof B. iSTRAUSS BROS. B Chicago, Est. 1877 ' I Good tullorsforOvcraquartcrccnturj' Hj 1 You'll find n vrorUl of rilras- B tiru in v.carltiff (ho clothes B i made by tin. in 53 Uroi., H faultless in style, fit, fluibh mto nnd materials. They're so H much better than the onll- B tinry tun of clothes, yet R prlcc3 are nntonUliiiiKly low, B ' and your perfectly safe in or H dcriutr, Uecaimo if Karmcuta H are not t..-iUsf.-1-tory, you H needn't take Ih'm. AVB H WILf riK I'LEASED TO SHOW YOU OUR GREAT B UNK OK B AMP 1,13 a B f CALL ON J B9 A. Cwnson Co. Thu frost mny bo on tho pumpkin, H but It's not on tho pumpkin plo. HUGE ROCK RESEMBLES TO A P. Remarkable Natural Curiosity In Southern New Hampshire. Toad Rock, so called by tho nnttvea of flouthorn New Hampshire hecauso of Its renmrknble rpsombltuico to n lniRO field toad, Is one of tho attrac tions of thl town. J.iiat Hummer this freak rack flint came luto prominence, nnd slnco Its discovery thousands of persons have vlsltPd the cono. Viewed from nny Hide, the rock pre routs the form of n Iiuko toad, :rouchcd niul ready for the spring. Tho rock, which Is n fow Inches (ess thnii llftoen feet In height. Is of Now Hampshire granite. The stripes which appehr on the back of tho "toad" nro of mica, and add realism to It. All tho features to bo found on n ronl. live Meld load nro repro duced with remarkable accuracy. Unlike many natural freaks, tho visitor docs not have to be told what I It Is or look at the rock lu a certain I wny to discern any likeness to a toad. Natives of this town tell funny stories nbout strangers, who, seeing tlip rock for tho first time, have becomo really frightened nt such n monstrosity out In tho field. Tho rock Is on nn elovn- I tlnn of nearly tu thousand feet above the sen level, and from it 0110 I can command nn extended view of tho Burroundlng country. Fought With Bear In Street. A8slstnnt Postmaster K. II. Dobbins of Holldaysburg, Pa., tolls an almost j Incredible story of his bolng attacked jon Allegheny street by n foroclous wild bear, but his clothing bears mute jovldenco to the truthfulness of ills 1 tale. Mr. Dobbins was on Ills wny to 1 tho office nt G o'clock to proparo tho malls for tho enrlj train when tho animal suddenly approached him on Its hind legs, placing Its paws on his breast nnd pushing him to tho ground. Ho managed by a flcrco struggle to freo himself from the nnlmal's em brace and regain his feet. Ho then drow n rovolvor and flrod 8overnl shots, tlto nnlnial retreating. Mr. Dob bins' heavy raincoat nnd trousers wcro (orn In sovornl places by tho paws of '.ho Infuriated beast. Odd Stage Device. A romnrknbly clover plcco of atngo mechanism Illusion wns practlcod In England. It onabled 0110 person to impersonate both Faust nnd Marguer ito at tho samo tlmo. Tho sketch ro producod lierowlth explains tho meth od nt n glance. Marguerite, it will bo seen, stands befora a mirror slightly shaded. Tho fnco of Faust Is painted on tho drapery nt tho back of her head, while tho drapery is so ar- ranged that In tho rear it appears to cover tho flguro of Faust. New York Herald. Easy Way of Measuring Heights. An) body who knows how to tnko fho nltitudo of tho sun or n star with n rox tnnt, nnd wishes to tnko that of any distant hill, steoplo, or tho lllio. should put a ton-tray on tho ground, fill it with wntor, and than retire from It un til tho top of the hill, steeple, or what not is rollectod in the liquid. Now take tho soxtnnt, nnd make tho lmae of tho summit rnlncido with Its reflec tion In tho liquid. Tho angle of olevn tlnn .'111 thus, obviously, have been monsured double. Hnlf of this will givo tho monsuromont required. Siberian Oaks. On tho state college grounds nt Ames, In., Inny be soon 11 dozen or moro largo and thrifty trees, Blberl nn oaks, grown from acorns Imported twonty-flvo yonrs ago. In typo they rossmbln tho swamp oak of thu South' em stntos nnd produce an ncorn ovr ono inch in longth. I AWFUL-DEED OF MANIAC, Nailed a Man's Head to the Floor to Shave Him. Ambroslo Snmano Cnmpn. a Mexi can mndmnn, killed a fellow lnmuto of tho San Hlppolita Insane asylum, In tho City of Mexico, tho other day whllo profcgBlng to abnve him. Cnmpn induced tho other man to rcmovo his strnltjackot. When this was accomplished he naked ills com panion to don the garment, which ho did without protest, yheil, laying his victim on the floor, Cainpn proceeded to drive a lnrgo spike through his head into tho floor. Willi a shoemak er's knife, which by p.me menns ho had contrived to sectA, bo tried to shave his victim, buS ilnding the lat ter's position Inconvenient, removed tho splko nnd nailed tho hlTnrjpicad to the floor In a different manner. This operation ha ropoated fiir" times. Tho dead man wns n brother of Manuel Mnrron, prosecuting attorney In the Uelem Criminal court, and a well-known lltteratour. When nows of tho tragedy wns conveyed to tho lawyer he wns summing up I ho caso In tho trial of Jorge I.ez.imn, who wan finally sentenced to death for murder. As tho attorney nsked tho terrible penalty for I.e.amn tears were streaming down his cheeks. Saninno Campn. who has been In tho nsylum for nine years, was a power ful man. He boliovod himself to bo God on earth. Once ho grasped a man who refused to worship him by tho throat and struck his victim's head ngalnst tho wnll, fracturing tho skull. Two yenrs ngo In a light with another Inmate, who also claimed to ho God In henven, Cnmpa secured a club and killed his opponent. Mexican Water Cart. Tho Mexican "wntcrV wagon" 13 a one-wheeled bnrrqw with but ono leg upon which to rest when standing still. Battles of Alphabets, Doclphormont of tho cuneiform sylla bary by Georgo Smith of tho Cyprloto alphabot by tho Bnmo acholnr nnd of tho Hlttlto alphabet by Prof. Sayco tihcds light on n conflict among alpha bets. Tho battloflcld was Asia Minor and tho compotlng alphabots woro tho three named. All three, howover, wero vanquished by the Phoenician alpha bet. Tho Assyrlnn syllabary was backed by physical forco. Tho victor ies of jargon nnd Assurbnnlpnl had mado tho Inlluonco of Assyrian civili zation felt In tho islands nnd ponln sulas washod by tho Mediterranean. Yet it scorns never to hnvo boon in tho running at all. Famous Yacht Now Coal Barge. The old saw "How hnvo tho mighty fallen," is aptly illustrated by the coal bargo Dossbroiigh now discharging a cargo nt Provldonco, It. I. This hum ble looking craft was or.co the prl vnto yacht of tho khcdlvo of Egypt, and she transported tho famous obe lisk nt Contral park, Nov York city, from Egypt to this country. Parisian Stage I'avorltc. Tho prostlgo of bolng ono of tho most popular fnvorltos on tho Parisian stage of to-day Mile, do Varo hus de servedly won not only on account of her o.coedlng clevornoss. undanlnblo youth and uruiual physical attraetlvo nes, but alto beonuso of her naive aharm, dlatlngulBliud as it is by tho Uot and grac!ouinea8 of tho Parii,-u arntlowomai ' M 'WTHAT'S the matter with ERATH'S STOREj U VY i is fil,cd to overflowing all the time? g J Why, the reason is plain, he keeps the best f selected stock of GROCERIES in Mercur and his f treatment is the same to all and is appreciated by (ft ($ all. TZ His buciicss is increasing daily and fo I $1 promises to do so ad lib. "C TZ C . -. w rn - xb ff at 1 ...FRANK ERATH'S BREAD... 1 (f W (? ft r is superior to Me Roual and lias no j equal In tills countu. s Jit UNION fflERCANTILECd VHQLESMLE and RETAIL Dealer.? In General Merchandise, Mining and Ranch Supolies. Wte' "tjsssD Agents for yM N-vMa Hercules Powder and I -&? JInheuser-Busch. 's St. Louis Ilfleat EVSarket in West Anneic. One Price to All! HOLIDAY 'LIQUORS For the Best WINES AND LIQUOR.S for the Family HolidBL-y Trak.de a.rvd OlIso the Choicest Stock Ctxll on v v v v GUY BOLOGNESE, the eagle bar To Reduce Ills Overcrowded Mock Guy Will SH tvt 10 Per Corvt Discount Until tho Holidays - - GO TO THE" OMAHA MEAT MARKET In The The Mercur Opera House For the Very CHOICEST MEATS as In 1 ho past t Call and See Us! PAUL SI LOTTO, Propletor. 1 Modern Conveniences, Telephone 1191. V&. I Grand Pacific Hotel. 1 I L. DAHLQUIST, Prop, 1 j Dcst Mcdium-Prictul Hotel in the City, j a) Restaurant in connection, Special prices by the week or month Yn P Opps. O. 8. L. Depot, Salt Luko City, S ROBERT E. PICKLE STATIONERY CONFECTIONERY NOTIONS .... j A full lino of Htutlnn. The hWnest nnd best Mock A tull lino of Notions. ? try, a",m leading of ConleclioDcry In Mer. flunrn, Tobacco uu3 I perltdlvalH cur SuioVom' aood I Agency Troy Stoam laund.y, SKMSsE MERCUR. I Salt Lake and Mercur Railroad mmmar. SALT LAKE & MEHCUn TIMGCARD - 10:00.... Manning ....S;02 - I Wost, , Enst. " 9:35.... Falrdold ....3 24 Arrtrs- Arrive 10:15 Morcur 2:lo Leave J . JACOI1S, Con, Mann'cer, 1 Lcnvo 10:30. ...Summit Jet. ...2:23 " Bait Lako City.