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BOUT 4.475.000 persons are employed In mines. It is 101 years since the first census was taken In Eng land. One-third of the United States proper Is vacant land. Consumption causes over 12,000 deaths annually In Ireland. The majority of the natives of India eat only one meal a day. Fielding Is said to have written “Tom Jones” in tnree months. Five halls, says a baseball fan, will usually last out a game. The number of sheep In Australia to-day Is given as about 87,000,000. Methodism has gained in New York City nearly 47 per cent since 1875. American brewers have already Invested $4,000,000 In A and about Havana. Thirty thousuud Filipinos hnve been vaccinated by the Americana. San Francisco has one saloon for every twenty-two male inhabitants. Thirty-eight per cent of the habitual drunkards in London are women. Six uncles married nieces in Berlin last year, and one aunt a nephew. The weekly mail to the English army In South Africa was 201,000 letters. A company has been organized in Michigan to produce sugar from corn. "Central” telephone station in New York city averages 420,000 calls a day. Seven Victoria Crosses have been won by Gordon Highlanders during the War. A host named Bacon keeps the Shakespeare restaurant at Stratford-on- Avon. An eel has two separate hearts. One beats 00 and the other 160 times a minute. Quarantine was first established against infectious diseases in the tenth century. The sun’s flames spring at times to a distance of 350,000 miles from its surface. It is forty-three years ago since the first drinking fountain was opened In London. Since 1879 Franco has spent $120,000,000 on canals. This does not Include Panama. Polo is prohuhly the oldest of athletic sports. It has been traced to 600 B. C. Des Moines, Iowa, has purchased three bloodhounds for the tracking of criminals. Great Britain now produces scarcely enough anthracite coal for home consumption. There are now nine hundred newspapers in Japan. Thirty years ago there was only one. Mrs. Joseph Cook has just presented a large bust of Scipio Africanus to Oberlin college. The State of New Jersey lias been the leader in the good-roads movement In this country. Kamchatka has ninny volcanoes, the only ones In Russian territory that are still active. Many Boers in the British concentration camps studied medicine, law and civil engineering. It is estimated that Canadian forests will furnish wood for the pulp indus try for 840 years. ft has been decided that no Hebrews be further admitted to the Railway School in Odessa. "Yes, their friendship was cemented in town.” "I see. Liquid cemunt.”— Harvard Lampoon. An uncxplodcd shell, marked “Krupp, August 30, 1809,” was found recently In a dust-bin at Paris. Watchdogs are to be placed on night duty with the watchmen in the Louvre Museum, Paris. The British lost 30.610 men in the Boer war, exclusive of the wourflod who died after returning. Mormons claim to have 3,000 missionaries In the field, and to have made 20,000 converts last year. Germany drills this year 53,400 reserve troops, nearly double as miny as she drilled two years ngo. It Is a misdemeanor to permit artesian well water to run to waste In Riverside county, California. A child is born every three minutes and a death Jg recorded every five minutes in London, England. J. P. Morgan is said to have received $172,000,000 for his “promotions” of various giant corporations. Prof. Frederick Hirth, of Berlin, has accepted the offer of the Chinese chair at Columbia University. The Queen of England at her own request has been appointed patron of the London Hospital. Whitechapel. Dusseldorf, Germany, owns its own electric plants. The city also controls the harbor and runs a theater. An official report gives the estimated additional cost necessary to complete Siberian railroads us $36,050,000. The volume of the world's commerce is two and a half or three times as groat as it was thirty years ngo. One hundred years ago there were five carriages to each 100 people in England. Now there are seventeen. The world's steel output for a year would build a steel wall five feet thick, twenty feet high and 100 miles long. The highest mountains in Cuba reach greater heights than any peaks in the Eastern ranges of the United States. Fish to the value of .C 10,000,000 is landed in the United Kingdom annually. It is gathered by some 74,000 fishermen. Registered physicians iu Massachusetts are said to number about 4,500, an average of one to every 625 inhabitants. It is esttmateil that J. Pierpont Morgan controls enough money to give every man. woman and child on earth $4. Until about two years ago. American coal was scarcely known in Italy. Now there Is American coal to burn there. Admiral von Diedrlchs has resigned his position as chief of the staff of the German navy for reasons of ill health. Johns Hopkins University hn3 raised a million-dollar fund, and the insti tution is now on a sound financial footing. Thin, Inodorous preparations of petroleum, tar and tar oil are to bo \jsod for laying the dust in the environs of Paris. Gen. W. R. Shatter has been visiting his old home at Galesburg, 111., where still stands the log house where he was born. France lias already thirty-four submarines built or building, and will lay down thirty-one others during this and next year. The late Lord Kimberley once said: "Almost, the greatest crime which anyone can commit on my estate is to kill an owl." Mary hud a little Ir.mb; 'Twas very lean and lank; She turned it into mutton chop. Then started up a bank. —Exchange. All the Latin poems written by tile Pope hnve bo?n collected and pub lished at Milan in a two penny volume of 112 pages. Butte, Mont., Is famed through the Northwest from the fact that it has but a single tree. More are to be s<jt out and cultivated. It is a trifle early for the weary Willies to spring the earthquake sufferer dodge, but It wifi be along in time. —Washington Post. The engagement is announced of Count Paul Aramon and Rita Bell, the daughter of a former American minister to The Hague. There is grave danger that former Governor George Hoadley of Ohio, now a partner in a New York law firm, will lose his sight. Since he began yachting about fifty years ago Lord Brassey has sailed nearly 322,000 miles in a dozen yachts of varying tonnage. To prevent Indiscriminate manufacture the design of the new regulation British army felt hat has been registered at the War Office. M. Rostand, the celebrated dramatic author, has an immense collection of little lead soldiers, of which French children are so fond. A publisher In St. Petersburg has issued a directory giving, in 228 pages, the addresses of all the pharmacies and drug stores in Russia. Korin Eggleston, postmaster and one of the wealthiest citizens of Millerton, N. Y., hns made a special study of the tramp question for years. The Dad —I trust you haven't contracted debts at college, my son. The g on —They are scarcely contracted, father.—Harvard Lampoon. Tho Bulletin des Halles (Paris) estimates that the number of horses in the world at 74,600.000, the number of mules and asses at 12,100,000. The amplitude of vibration of the dinphragm of the telephone receiver In reproducing speech is about the one-twenty-millionth of an inch. The dairy schools of Russia have brought that country to the front an one of the foremost producers of butter, clieere and milk in the world. Paris, according to the latest census returns, has a population of 2,650,000 persons, of whom over 1.200.000 are cither foreigners or provincials. So many lovers have committed suicide together of late in Italy that the authorities now Indict the survivor of any such tragedy for murder. As a result of the mild weather in southern Russia, shrew mice have ap peared in great numbers in the fields, doing great damage to the crops. I Why Because |j|H lrwv* 1f lim Its component parts are all wholesome. || [> VJ[ Vm |«r , J[ It acts gently without unpleasant after-effects. || It is 'holly free from objectionable substances. 111 IPI Xf\fr bfst TJMTViIy lt contains the laxative principles of plants. jj I It contains the carminative principles of plants. r j l l £ It is pure It contains wholesome aromatic liquids which are 11 j * agreeable and refreshing to the taste. j It is gentle. " J T 4. . , All are pure. i j \ is p easant. All are delicately blended. j I £ It is efficacious. All arc skillfully and scientifically compounded. jJ [i It is not expensive. 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De fiance Starch Is not only better than any other Cold Water Btarch, but contain* 16 oz. to the package and : ells for same money as 12 ox. brands. A railroad advertisement says: “There Is nothing on earth too good for the Western Stock Rulser. and he gets It. too.” What? You don't say! Gets noth ing when beef Is as high ns It was when the cow jumped over the moon! Pino's Cure for Consumption is an Infallible medicine for coughs and colds.—N. W. Samuu* Ocean Grove, N. J.. Fob. 17. 19ua The strange sea monster, chnnnomurn ena vltata, recently received ut the Mat tery park aquarium In New York from Bermuda la deud; but It hus left u great name. To Cure n Colt! In One tiny. Take Laxative Brotno Quinine Tabiots. All druggists refund money if It falls to cure. 25c. A voung couple who were married at Golden. Colorado, this summer have noti fied their friends that they will celebrate their Golden wedding every year, which is taken to be a hint at the kind of pres ents they will expect. Mrs. Winslow's toothing Hyrap.' For children teething, softens tnc gums, re lure*, in tUnnuauun, allays pstn, cures wind colic. 25<- s bolUo. "A man,” observed Unelo Kph'm. "Is i des' like a postage stamp. He ain't no 'count when he gits budly stuck on his- 1 self.” WHY IT IB TIIIC lIEST Is Decause made by an entirely different process. Defiance Starch Is unlike any other,* better und one-Hurt, more for 10 cents. "Adieu. Minister Wu." says Unelo Sam. "good luck to you: you're the brightest t-'hlnee we ever knew," ggnmgg •amrcTi-jTgTTM |O9 Board's Big Bargain Book I WaffTUW ards high prices, by 31 bolcsallng goods to all. KjJ Vm3 111 sava you many dollars. D 9 Ik eontslr.s over l.nfMpacos quoting whole fl solo price* on 70.000 different articles—l7.ooo n lllustratlonn uro used to help you under ■l stand what the goods look like. Send IS P 9 ct.nts for eatnloimo and lc-trn how to inuko N four duller* do the work of tlvo. I M 5 CHICAGO R The house that tells the truth. 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Wooms Free to all students who hare com l>lnlcd the studies required tor admission Into th-i Junior or Senior Year of any of the Collegi ate Courses. Ro ims to Rent, moderate charge to students over seven teen preparing fur Collegiate Courses A limited number of Candidate* for the Eccle siastical state will be received ut special rates. St. Edwa-d's Hall, for hoys under i:< years, la unhiuo In tho completeness of Its • qulpmeiit. The 50th Year will open September 9. 1902. Catalogues free Address REV. A. MORRISSEY. C. S. C.. President. ST. MARY’S ACADEMY, NOTRE DAME. INDIANA (One mllo we*t of tho Unlvcraltr of Not*a Dame.) Thorough English and Classical Education, Including Greek. I.atln. French aud German. On completing the full course of studies, students reoelvo the Kwgular Collegiate Degrees. The Conservatory of Mtiale Is conducted on the plan of tho best Clntalcal Conservatories of Europe. The Art Department 1* modelled after the best Art Schools of Europe. Preparatory and Minim Departments. Pu pils are here carefully prepared for the Aca demic and Advanced Courses. Gymnasium un der direction of Graduate of Boston Normal School of Gymnnstlc*. Bookkeeping. Phonog rnphy nnd Typewriting extra. Every variety of Fancy Needlework taught. For catalogue ad dress DIRECTRESS OF THE ACADEMY. St Mary's Academy. Notre Dome P. 0.. Indiana. Attend School Cheaper ■Jar*. American School A College Agency, Chios* a. Pursel Carriage Co.'^nSr”"'” ole*. Agent* for Hnp-rior Drill*. Wult-r A. Wotsl Mower* and extrn*. IfJ7-U.il YVazee Mt., Denver. CHEAP RATES ed rate*. WrltF for full particular*. TURNER MOVING AND HTOHAdi: CO., latu and Wet ton Sl*., DKNVKIL FwveFbwt “ir i> Ab*ol<ite,>- pit ,*. s.-n I otir New Premium T.I-*. The* <iev*» rite Snap M fg. Company. Dt-.iwr, ■ A |V Rrr Send Ten Cents 1 \I 11 Stamps for a IdAll/lldl/ Sample Jar of Scholtz’s Theatrical Cream Enough fora week'* trial. «e*t skin food mode. Remove* Tnu. Soften.* tho Kklu. 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