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Professional Cards. __
itrlwna nader this bead will be charged
at the following rases:
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MEDICAL
jjpiTlimirirDr"
UEM» trot door east of Hawkla* Broa. Henry.
Enstni M rids* eof Mr. Jota Vm«Mr. eor
■or of Malnsad JsOwson Streets. «So^pd
7 c. WILEIW9, M. D_
-**-• Ofloc front room* oxer Golden —r<*
QotkiM Sun, wool u4* of square ImMow
£IM« Harrtaoa .(root oppoito 0 P Church.
nil.
L MCALLISTER. M. D„
• Physician ami Surgeon.
Surgical operations of the Eye a specialty.
OEtos at New dhasnm, lowa. 5_
a a JOSEPHINE TENNEY, *- D.
l’hrsiciaii and Surgeon.
(Mot ob won Me of pubhc sqwnrs, oxer
It few Anderson « millinery store >*_
DR 8. COX.
Specialist in Cancers,
aad Chronic DtMon*. Oskaloosn. low* OGoe
*i residence. m North street, one and one half
block* cast of Control Railway. 3tm«
uTnillar.
. Dentist.
CNBce oa south aide of Sqnar* over J. M. Joaos
A IVa, Shoo stow Nitrous Oil* Oat used
tor pailful operation*. tstf
f aH.7M. L. JACKSON.
U Surjreon Dentist.
ORoo In lirhnic Mock, on High rtmt.
Oskal-xwa. lowa e»er J. W. Morgan'■ drug
afcwa. »_
/ i EO. J. tt t rnee7 M. D..
Physician and Surgeon.
OMee oa Market at root, over Boyer A Baroe#’
•tors. KnMcnr* two blocks couth sad two
blocks west of portoSce. It
TAR. V. PAEDUN.
Magnetic Healer.
OSes at his residence, throe block* directly
south of postoGce, Is prepared to treat all ilia
eases except deaf non* with (tenoral mi t< fac
tion Term*, fie for W treatment*. He will
always be found at home. is
| \lt J. C. BARKINOKK.
Physician and Surgeon,
■tokatoosa. lowa. OEce northeast corner ol
*q litre, middle room# up Stair* In aew Masonic
buddies Residence on Hirb street, S block*
east of square. Teler’-.«ne connection at oMco
mad residence with all parts of the city. is
lyt. W. H. WELLS.
** Catarrh. Throa. & Lung Physician,
A nd Specialist for Chroaic Diseases generally
C Moultation personally or by letter. OSes
aid Dtspnnsyar oror way*’ Drag Store. Wort
High Street OMco hour* from* to It A. M.. ar I
from Itohr .M. I'onenltatlon free. nl*
D A Hornii H.D. R.C. Horrutn. M. D.
TABS. D a. A R. C. norFMAN.
-* Physicians and Surgeon*.
Office two door* north of Simpson M. K.
chureh. tear 8. B corner of square, usksinosa.
low* Roeidooce on Main street, throe blocks
oa* t of the public square. l*tf
J. L Cora*. J. S. Hooon
Trim* * HoiKJi,
Homeopathic Physicians & Surgeons.
Will attend all call*, day or night. (.Hire la
the Prabkel room* in Unioo block. Dr. CoMn's
residence, corner t>f Bile® and Jefferson. Dr
Hodge's, resilience os North Market Street. 1*
ATTORNEYS
|\ M. rKRDI'B.
Attoruey-at-l.aw.
an-! Notary Piblic. Rose Hill. lowa. IStf
W. 8. Kbswoktht. U. N. Downs.
1” RSWOKTHY * DOWNS
Attorney s-at-l .aw.
Street s Bk« k. Oskaloosa. lowa. ttylpd
SJCKALL * JONR«.
"■- Attorneys-at-l-aw.
Oakalooaa. lowa. Office over Golden Ragle
store nW
| L WII,LI AMS.
** • Attomey-at-I^iw.
aad Notary Public. Front ro<wa. up stairs, in
Parkhurst's new buildina. Oskaloosa. la. Ittf
j i I.BABON A HASKELL.
Attorney9.it-l.aw.
Office in Pbo«nli block 0«ka)oo*a. lowa.
Business promptly attended to. I*ti
IOHN A HOFFM AN.
Attorney-At-1 .aw,
and Notary Pabt>o. < iffioe over LeT i*a store,
oekalouea. lowa. IVtf
J 'HN Ok MALCOLM.
** Attorney-At-Law
Collectkma promptly attended to. Offiro on
north side, over Frenkel's bank. 1*
IkOLTON A MOCOT.
* * Attorneya-at-1 .awr,
Oakalooaa. lowa OMee over Knapp A Npald-
I ng's hardware store. IS
T C. BLANCHARD.
Attorney-at-l*aw,
•lekalooea. lowa. W|| practice in ail the
courts OMee over the Oskaloosa National
Bank. l*tf
LI M. I*AVRNPOKT.
-* 1 * Attoniey-at-I.aw.
Oskaloosa, lowa. Business attended to in both
State and Federal C ourts. Office, rooms 1 ami
*, over A. M. At>raham's store, north side *■
Oao. w . Larraarv. Gao u Momm.
T AFFKRTY A MORG AN.
Attorneys-at-Law,
OMee over <Wk*loots National Bank. Oaks
Uses lowa iv
C. P. SiaitLa. L. A Boott.
MtAKI S A BOOTT,
Attorneys-at law,
sad Notaries Public OMee ffirst door west of
Recorder's office. National Bank building.
Oakalooaa. lowa. lkf
Robert kissk k.
Attorney-At-I aw.
sad Notary Public. Oskaloosa. lowa. OMee la
Centennir' block, over Fraakei s rlotblag
store, north aide square. Practice in all of the
enarts of the State. 19
TOHN F. LACKT.
" Attorney-At-1 aw.
and govern meat claim agent OMee is Boyer
A Barnes block. Oskaloosa, lowa. Prompt at
teotion given to collections. Probate busineas
will receive careful attention. Busiaeas at
tended to la the U. 8. and State courts. l*t f
pHILLIPS A GREEK.
Attorneyn-at-I aw,
ami * -MoetJoe Agents Attend to any terai
beaiocas la the State and Federal Coarts en
trusted to them. OMc« over N. Opprohetmer
ACo ** boot and shoe mote, south aide of
Oskalouaa. town. Ittl
Janas i taaou. Dabibl Dtrit,
F. F. Frans
CARROLL DAVIS A IVANS.
A l torney a-at- I a w .
Oskaloosa. lowa, will practice ia all conn*.
Col lections made a special feature. OMcs over
Fraakei A Go's., Bank. Branch oMce at New
Sharon. p
J. A L. Caoocaaa. J. G. < (pwianaa.
CROORRAM A CROOKHAM.
A ttomwys-At-1 aw ,
Ofkato am lowa. (Hire on* Mthttki Ountj
Bmak. iMtkwNl eorar pub'k- square Oot-
Iwtioai a>*» a*4 rraKM pmafoy. < obt*t
aariß* doM. Ik
ioOELLANEOUI.
OMI SHOEING.
Tolbert A Miller. Blacksmiths,
at ikefe 4i stand west of roatoMes. will So
Sknsrae m tow as any other aha? to Uekaloo
Ota IS
fhWAUtWA 1W« AII PM ENT. NO. 11 I. O.
V O. 9. ank aa Sna a»<l Hurt loadif
re«ntnan at *•<* waalk at ON EHk>w» Half.
Vtaftlaa PacrtarrM aorOally sented to attend.
__ _ B. L. Hoim. C. P
S. Hsasora. VHw. M
AHABKA LODGE NO. N. I. O. O. r’
aMata or err Naurday rroaHar at the Odd
rottaw* Halt, aao Woek north of Ike PoalaHra
t MUM Iwthow onaetally itrited to KrsiL
CkO. WiiT. W. L (Inara.
Sacretan. |Slj M. (I.
nriUIR * BLAIR,
” Afttowm, Hr
Oakatooaajwa.
TjISOCH 7. ORB.
Licensed City Scavenger
,wp ** r *
jIHAJi W .WUhrf.
Civil Engineer.
waMM? i&i£LT5: *
A PRIZE
11 1 UUlKiabox of gssta wtHh will Rip
paw to aaor* aaoof itrß away thaw aaitthw
wiaa la this world, all. af Hiker art. aaeeM
fna Saw tear tta Road mad ta fataaa
ArtoaMKitooiA.
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BAKING. __
r J. a. L. CmooKBAU, H. 8. Howard,
Prsstdsnt. V.-Pre*.
Jons R Bar**s. Cashier.
r MAHASKA COUNTY BAM,
OF 08KALOOSA, IOWA.
Orgtnized Under the State Laws.
; PAID UP CAPITAL. SIOO,OOO.
Stockholder* liable for double the amonat
of Capital Stock.
DIRECTORS
J. A. L. CrookkAia. W. A. Beexera, John O
Malcolm. Milton ('rookham Jacob Vernon.
W. L Rhinehart, R. Reiman. W.O.
Knriaod John Voorbees.
John Nash, and
h* H. 8. Howard.
W*. H. SnamßS, D. W. Dobiro.
Proa. ff. A. I.IRDLT. V.-Pree.
Onshler.
—THE—
Oslaloosa Halioaal Baal,
or OSKAI<OOSA. IOWA.
DIRECTORS:
WM. r Shtiiu. JW.McMrt.LIR.
J. H. Urkbr, D. W I ORIRO,
H. L. Sfbrosr, M. L. Lsxi,
Jambs MoCci.looh.
CORRESPONDENTS:
First National Bank. New York.
( la. i. Son A Co., New York
Fln»i National Bank, Chicago.
Hide A Leather Nat'l Bank. Chicago.
1* Darenport Nat'l Bank, Dar nport
BANKING HOUSE
, -OF
FRANKEL, BACH & CO :
The Oldest Bank in M&haska County.
Will receive deposits and trausaet a (tcneml
bank in* exchange. and collection business, the
tame a* an Incorporated bank.
Exchange on all the principal citiee cf the
United States and nil cities of Europe bought
and sold at •ume to suit the purchaser*.
Passage ticket# to and from all point* in
Europe for pale at the lowest rate*.
Collection# will receixe prompt attention
We do ■ strictly legitimate banking bnsloess.
and (tire the want* of customer* special at
tention . . l*
Jro Sixnxt- Jro. H. Warrkr,
President. Cashier.
L. C. Blarcharu. •'ice-President.
The Farmers A Traders'
NATIONAL BANK,
OF OSKALOOSA, IOWA.
CAPITAL tIOO.OOO.
DIRK TORS:
Jno. Sic be!. L. C. Blanchard.
T. J. Rlackelone. U. B. McFali,
H W McNeill. Matthew Ptcken.
P. W. Phillips. Peter Stnrops,
J.B Whitmore.
OOR W KSPt»N DENTS.
First National Bank. Chkapi.
Metrrpolltan National Rank. New York
19tf Valley National Bink. St. Ix>ui*.
Cowan & Hambleton’s
Loan A Abstract Office.
•900000 to loan at *■ percent Interest on Brc j i
rear# time; t>orn>wer having Ihe op
tion to pay part or all of prto
opal after ttr-t year.
We also hare a comtde.c M or Abstract Books
of all ,
Lands and Town Lots ,
In Mahaska County. lowa.
ABBRACTB OF TITLI MAD* ON SHORT
NOTICE.
OMcr in front room of new Masonic building,
north-east corner of Public Square
BIS Q<K ALUOSA, IOWA
MONEY. LAND. to.
Israel M. Gibbs, Broker.
Uwni of all hinds negotiated. Mercantile
paper bought and sold. Room S. over Farmers
Tralers'Ban k. Oshalooaa. lowa. lkf
JOHN F. LACEY’S LAND AGENCY.
I hare on 107 books s large number of farms
and bouses la town; aWo many thousand acres
of wild land. If you bare real estate to sail or
wmb to bur. give me a call. I pay taxes in any
part of the State. Conviyanctag dooc. Office
In Boyer A Btrees' block. Oskaloosa, lowa.
Oae hundred nice building lota ia Lacey's addi
tion to 1 iakaionsa. 19
Zd&zid JLgonoy.
Farms and Town Property for
Sale, Taxes Paid, and
Conveyancing Done.
Office over Oskaloosa National flank.
W lAWerty A Woman.
M. E. BENNETT,
Real Estate & Loan Apt.
MONEY TO LOAN
in large or small amounts, on ong or short
time 9SU
•100.000 ia SIOO,OOO
Money to I*oaxi!
At Six Per Cent Annual
Interest,
on ft years' time, ia loan# of fftflu and upwards;
with privilege of par tag sl*t» and snore la an
nual payment*, if desired.
iwf JOHN P. HIATT.
Residence and Garden
Smalt Fan Plots For Sato.
I am now prepared to aell ia mail or targe
lots to salt ptip*ha»er«. and at reasonable ffig
ures. the whole of the farm known as the
'•STEWARD MKIRjr FARM,
lying between the lowa City and Burlington
roads, immediately coaUgnoat to the city, and
now occupied as tenant* by L M. and J. C
Jackson.
The farm ia Srtded br the CRI I P . tad
lava ooarentent foe diet»ton into Plot* lor
KfcsiDEN't. GARDEN am) PASTURE cow
baaed. It ta battered to be
Underlaid with Coal !
and baa food dnlntfe am) water facilities.
A comi'tete ptaa mod ssrvey of Ibe property
an ba aaaa d tha otans of Jmn o. Maleotw.
Part rf tbe purchase anaey way be seas red
oa any ptot bought, If destraa.
Mf CHARI.m HUTCHINSON
COWAN A HAMBLETON’B
Real Estate & Laid Apocy
OFFICE.
North mrn corner PabUe Square, front rnoaa
oa aeontMl Soor of tbe new Maaonle bulldog.
Tbe toltovhq are a few of tbe way barfaJna
that we bare ta Meal Set ate. ta Onkalooaa and
Mabaafca county; IS* rcWdeuce low wbtcb wo
will aell for frow IIR to |l«b apiece; all oo
ttaw If parltae build.
* *,^so. —Lot and bouae wKb four roam*.
i4< ma<i >M * taa w,th kar r°n—
, »w|Oa>Tw of farwkouaa.be.
lo 10ft.-mrwof»teacr*a,twsho—esaad
other .wproeeweou. Price ROM.
JU. ICB. Ux l'i atory bouae. Hr. Price
Mu. llft-K ktory bouae. He. Price
'Mo. lMk-lat end two Wary baue Prise
Mo. lIIH- A farw of Sksacrwa wbb poodtat
pcuve meats, two reiae of workable coal. Plica
Mo. 100,-1 tana of MS ter**; d atlteafrow
■afl’cOcir faod < lwp4wr^wouw! > ' tSwe’* r ' n
We bare waayotbar Parw aad Ten Prop
ertied tar aate, of watch we bare an, mow la
MBs apace ta taH yna about. Bo we tretto m
ho nowr aad m*aa. aad we wtM tabu tlraaari
oe wbw we bare for mta.JWe^oleo
■RgEBEM’PIMCTOIItr"
SHOn-BOBHSFOfiSALI!
17 LAST BARMPTONS,
Ibe arable. AbJwHLerßraeWyCreea.
IMP AGNES and 6 of
the IMP LADY
FAIRY
-■ - -V V- .-X ■"‘WW'9 •**-' %
VOL. 36, NUMBER 36.
MISCETJ.AIffEOUS,
|h| | Ml more money than at at vthlng
1I |\l else by taking an agency tor the
«W I I wie* selling book out. Begat
oer* succeed grandly. None fall. Terms free.
Hallrtt Book Co . Pot 1 land. Maine.
“cSKALObBA COLLEGE
-ART DEPARTMENT
'S!* D. ll'jnshis Missis L. Hdkst.
Thorough instruction ftrsa In nil departmenU
of Art work. Including Art Needle work.
STUDIO AT OSKALOOSA COLLEGE
City and Farm
Surveying and Drainage.
Hoad* and Drain# staked out and Grades es
tablished. Plata showing buildings, fence#, lo
cal ton and grade of drain*. #i*e* of tile to be
used, etc Landscaping and drafting. Cone*
pondeooe solicited.
STOOD ARM. I OSKALOOSA. IOWA.
I'RVETOR, { Office west of d. W. Comer
of Public Square. n*Kf
WITHER i SHRIVER,
Booksellers, Stationers,
AND
Wall Paper Dealers,
117 West High St,
Oskaiooea, lowa. 19
m. DERMODT,
COMTE ACTOR POH
; Steam Heating, Plumbing,
AMD
GAS FITTING.
Agent for tbe Haxton Base Burning Boilers;
deaier in Iron Pipe. Fittings and Bros* Goods
Lead Pipe. Rubber Hose. Packing, Into and
Wood Pumps. Sewer Pipe, Gas Fixtures. Ac.
No. 214 Wffitt High Street.
1* Oskaloosa, lowa.
C. LADYNSKI,
THR OLD KRLIALR
Boot & Sloe laiufactinr,
| Has reopened hts shop at his old stand, second
door west of ibe Burnett House, where I
{ would be pleased to see all my old customers
and all others that may faror me with a call.
Many years of experience has enabled me to
please the most fastidious.
FINK SEWED WORK A SPECIALTY.
REPAIRING NEATLY DONE.
I9tf O. LADYNSKI.
COAL.
Try IheCO A.. from John Burdcas' New Shaft.
It la of gom! quality ami gives general
satisfaction. All orders left at
A. W. MAKTINSTRIX'S STORK
on the southeast corner of the square, or at
W A. SERVERS STORE,
on the southwest corner of the square, or at
DAVID CONKER'S STORK
on High street, will receive prompt attention.
This mine is on the Beacon road one mile from
i town. nSftyl
Before You Start West
CA 1.1, AT
—D. CONFSK’S,-
and get year AMMI'NITION. also yonrt'LA Y
PIGEONS at wholesale and retail price*.
Family & Fancy Groceries
Of all kinds, and FLOCK and FRED
Old Givens Building.
CORNER HIQH A MILL ISTREETS.
i*f Oskaloosa .... i o wa-
Henry Walling*
Dealer in
Bai.ding Material of all Kinds,
and contractor of
BRICK AM) RUBLE STONE
WORK.
CißTbrnr, Flubs and Cellars
Built on abort notice Also have good Brick
far sale at lowest market price
nl'Hf Oskaloosa lowa
FAMILY GROCERIES.
FOR
Fresh Family and Fancy
Croceries.
Queensware and Glassware,
Provisions of All Kinds
AND
FRESH VEGETABLES,
In their season, go to
A. W. MARTINSTEIN.
1* Southeast Corner of Square.
Mrs. J. Larrie Morgan
has removed her
—HAIR STORE
to west able of square, with Min Anderson,
where she will be pleased to meet all her old
Mend* and many new one*. A fine assortment
of
HAIR AND TOILET GOODS
in all the latest styles Orders taken, and work
from Combing* neatly and promptly done.
Also hair jewelry in all Its branches lam also
prepared to do all kinds of stamping for BRAID
ING and RMBR*>I DURING, haring many hun
dreds of the latest designs. Patterns manu
factured and for sale at from ive cents upward.
!*tf
OSKALOOSA IOWA
ESYAhLISHED IN 1866.
A SCHOOL Of ACTUAL OFftCE TRAINtHO
r« BEST EQUPPCD COBHEWCUL COLLEGE HI THE WE
Practrcal Bookkeepers. Bust nest Penmen. Tt
egraph Operators. Shorthand and Typo
Writers thoroughly fitted
Oer Normal Penman oh ip a, not eunuaacd by
aay olber echoot io tbe C alled Staten. Head
ntamp for specimen W. L. Ilovt
J. A. Wkjht), Secretary. [|S| PrenidenL
PATENTS
OMaloed. and all PA TENT BUSINESS at
tended to for MODERATE FEES.
Our olSce ta opposite tbe U 8. Patent Of-
Ace. and we eaa obtain Patent* in lean time than
tboae remote from WASHINGTON.
send MODEL OH DBA WING. We advise
aa ta nmewtabllltr freeof cbarjre; aad we make
NO CHANGE UNLESS PATENT IS SE
CURED.
We refer here to tbe Poetmaater. tbe Bupt. of
Money Order Dir., and to otaciale of tba U. &
Patent OlSce For terms mad
references ho actual own State
or County, writ* to
C. A. SNOW Sl CO.,
Opp «u« Patent iMloe, Waa IngAon. DOT\
Prices of Fire Insurance
often norm bioa to property owner*, bat It
•bow' I oat be forgotten that a property or
baatacac which will not warrant tbe ex
pecan ef proper insurance bad bet
ter be disponed of aad tbe capi
tal employed In tt seen rely
lavMted ia Securities
yield tag 6 leas profit, bat which cannot ba de
stroyed by ire. In taort, Imcaa took
Paoraarr w r> e«d of buslacaa and
whan taauriaf be aara you set tba
beat, whlaflM always be ob-
OHARLES PHELPS'
Iwurraieo ifwrr, North OMe Of Vjuare. oeer
Franker* Bank )»
Ostolcosa ierlli Worts.
F. W. MoCaU,
Dealer ta
Hmartma Grande Menuamnts, Me.
» OMtUAMA »WA
pondP UmA will pm you te *e waver mektns
mass mas* ta a taw days M pan ever
me mmM tMfiiftMß i 'Uhltel m|
w ” a_ I— pig JZhu
IMBnKI" a 9% 1 CM* II“ p* Mo WOrM JB
qwwua*only.e> at) tka ttaa_Ali of t*>u»
R 3? assßr wnti snq seentaf. mart ad
9KJBS AC
AmMomtWßmm tit) Fm rnueV* Imme.
•U- ~v ■ - ' < -
The
GRAIN.
J. H. Sheak,
DCAI.BR 111
GKR,AuI2sT,
Will pa* 'he hi*beet market prije la Cask
For ail oi Brain.
TOO WILL riND THB
ELEVATOR
<>■ the Central of lowa Rail wav Track, Weet
High Street. Ockalooea. lowa. alt
GROCERIES,
H. Snyder & Sen,
-DEALERS IN—
GROCERIES
Will sell as cheap as any other house in the
city. If you want a sack of th
BEST FLOUR!
la the city, call on us
Everything Fresh.
19 H. Snyder Sl Son.
MACHINERY. I
VBXUTOXTS
MACHINE WORKS,
Oskaloosa, lowa,
W. E. VERNON, Prop.,
MARDracTraan or—
STEAM ENGINES.
From One to Twelve Horse Power.
Machinists* Supplies,
Including Shaft Inc*. Puneya. I.eetber and Rub
ber BelMng, Steam Fittings, etc., etc.,
fhnnshed on abort notice and at
very reasonable rates.
JOB WORK
of all kinda neatly and quickly done. Call on
me before you buy anything In my line.
Shop* One Block North of Ex
change Block.
■W W- £• VERNON.
PRICE LIST, ___
Seevers & Neagle’s
PRICE LIST.
13 lbs Granulated Sugar 81.00
14 lbs Standard A Sugar 1.00
15 lbs Extra C Sugar. 1.00
20 ll*s Good Brown Sugar 1.00
8 llts Good Green Coffee 100
8 lbs Good Brown Coffee 1.00
I lb Can Best Full Weight Baking
Powder. 25
1 lb Desiccated Cocoanut 30
1 lb Good Young Hyson Tea 30
1 lb Fancy Mixed Tea 50
20 kinds of Canned Goods, per can 10
1 lb Salmon. 15
2 lbs Salmon. 25
Celebrated White Rose Flour, per
ggck. 1.30
20 Bars White Russian Soap 1.00
All Standard Brands Plug Tobac
co, per lb 50
Earthenware, 3 gallons for 25
Southwest Corner Pub-
lie Square. gyl
BLACKSMITH! NO.
Steam Plow Shop.
1 have on hand and for talc a large stock of
Home Made, Spring, Platform
and Lumber Wagons.
Alan a full lino of
Farm Tools*
As good as the market affords.
Plow and Reaper Re
pairing a Specialty.
Goods warranted to give sattaiactloa In all
cast a. Come in and see us sad
give us a trial.
L. COOK Ac SON. .
First door north of Burnett House, In Bed
Front Dandle* alt
DRESSMAKING!
Mrs. fi. M. Thomas
Desires to thank her many friends and pntrona
for their liberal patronage in the past, and
to aollcit a share of their orders In
the future; also to announce
that she line on
hand samples
oi all
Imported and Domestic
Dress Goods,
Prom which to Make Selections.
Ail the New and Leading Style?.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Prices are much lower this year than ever be
fore.
Mrs. E. M. Thomas,
Bast Main street. Pirn* Door Bast of Masonic
■ Opera House.
OCULIST.
I J. W. MORGAN,
Eye and Ear Physician.
OHKAMWA, »OWA. »
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OSKALOOSA, MAHASKA COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY. APRIL 3», 1885.
MEDICAL.
11 GILL’S SAUGHTZX
Poor Katie I A greet • offerer the wm,
and most patiently aid she endure in the
hope that at last her sufferings would
come to an end. She wss just budding
into womanhood; a fine-looking girl of
nearly nineteen, who had, previous to her
attack of illness, etyoyed robust health.
Let her mother tell the story, as she
told it to taro of our editorial friends who
recently spent an evening at the house.
‘‘Katie's illness came on slowly, with
great pain in her thigh and hip. For a
while she kept on going to school, but the
pains became so severe that she had to
stay at home, and most of the time lie
down cn a little lounge here in the sitting
room. We tried the best physicians we
could get The disease baffled them aIL
One said it was ulceration of the thigh
bone, and wanted to have the poor child
undergo a terrible operation. It turned
out to be sciatic rheumatism. Poor
child! how she did suffer I About four
o’clock in the afternoon she would begin
screaming with pain. She couldn’t help
it She would scream and moan tiU
about four in the morning. Then she
would fall asleep from weariness, and
sleep for some hours. This went on for
about eight months. During the nights
neither she nor I could . leep.
“Katie was a great reader. One day,
in a paper, she saw an advertisement of
Athlophoros. She asked me to get it and
aee if it wouldn’t cure her. We had tried
a good many different things, but I
thought we would try this. And I went
and got a bottle. I gave her ad-«eof it
towards evening. It was simply wonderful
how it quieted the poor child’s pain and nut
her into a gentle sleep. She slept nicely
nntil ten. Then site was in a great
perspiration. She waked and I gave her
another dose, for the first one had done
her so much p>"xl. Then she fell asleep
again and slept till morning. Her pain
was gone. Bhe had hardly any returns ofiL
The Athlophoros did the work for her
nu«t completely.
“But the terrible sciatica had drawn
Katie’s leg up, and made it shorter than
it had been, dv several inches. She was
lame for life, although the rheumatism
was all driven out of her. She had to walk
on crutches. One day she fell down stairs
and was so badly hurt that she had to be
taken to the hospital. There she suffered
a great deal, and after some weeks she
died.
“ Father Tscheider, of the Paulist
Fathers, saw much of Katie during her
illness, and knows all about us. Go and
ask him, and he will tell you all about it
Some time ago we gave a letter about
Katie’* case, and it was put ’ished We
bare i.ad numerous inquiries in reference
to it, all hich we promptly answer.
“ I m II jou,” continued Mrs. (Jill,
“ofou* ,nbor, Mrs. Summers, and her
eleven-yen r old boy. The boy had one of
the most terrible attacks of rheumatism I
ever knew a boy to have. I had a little
Athlophoros left in the bottle from which
Katie had taken. I gave it to Mrs. Summers,
and she gave it to the chi Id who was scream
ing with pain. When Mr. Summers came
home, he was surprised to find the boy
sitting up, free from pain, and cheerfully
singing. I wish you would go and see
them. They live not far from here, on
West 12th atre t, No. 905.”
Mr. (Jill added iu his own behalf:
“ I have had a good deal of rheumatism
myself, chiefly in nit shoulders and arms.
But I took Athlophoros and I got rid of
the trouble. I did not hsve to fake much
either. I found the medicine acted very
quickly.’"
The Rev. Father PeierTscheider, assist
ant pastor of the Church of the Holy Fam
ily, was found at his pastoral residence, No.
417 West 12th street, Chicago. Father
Tscheider took pleasure in saying that be
knew Mr. and Mrs. Gill, and that he
esteemed them highly; also that he had
seen Katie frequently during her illness,
and knew all about her wonderful re
covery from sciatica, and her subsequent
injury and her illness at the hospital.
It you cannot get Athlophoros of your drug
gist, we will send It express paid, on receipt of
regular price—one dollar per -ottle. We prefer
that you buy It from your druggist, but If be
hasn’t It. do not be persuaded to try ■nmsthtng
else, but order at once from us, as directed
Athlophoros Co., ill Wall street. New York
PROVIDENCE
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has provided herbs for the ears of human
ailments and atedieal seieaee has discov
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combinations necessary to conquer disease.
The resalt of thee* discoveries and com
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Malaria, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Weak
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popular where best known.
J. O. Steinheiser, Superintendent of
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kidney dlaeaw. liver omi latnt. rbeumaUsn:.
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F. Hoffman, of Cireleville, Ohio, eayn:
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ague, and by uflto* one bottle of Mi-hte*** Herb
Bitters a complete cure baa been effected."
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To bluest SKie > that arch the way
I lift my thankful eyes to-day.
The sunlight falls, a golden tide.
O'er airy forests, green and wide;
Pure odors drift the morning through.
And God haa led me hitherto.
Sweet dower-perfume 1 thrill the air,
As if from eenser swung at prayer;
And sweeter fragrance fills my life
With all my Father’s goodness rife;
He gives me roees after rue,
And He has kept tne hitherto.
What joy to take His guiding hand.
To trust. If not to understand—
To rest through change and toil and tean
On Him, whose grand eternal years
In every living youth are new,
And cry, "He leads me hitherto.”
WAS HOBBS RIGHT?
[W. O. David to The Current ]
It was odd. the way I first met Hobbs.
I had been in Florence a year, ostensibly
finishing my education, a phrase always
vague enough when applied to young
men who perform tirat important opera
tion abroad, but especially vague in my
case. Insensible alworption doubtless did
something for me, but as I looked back
over the year I could see no very definite
acquisitions and was not at all pleased with
the retrospect My well planned assault
on the Italian lauguage had speedily
dwindled into a desultory skirmish on
the borderlands that gave me nothing hut
subsistence; for I had Imrely learned
enough to order a dinner, while
as Tor art well, I begin at
the wrong end of that, and
had been ever since in inextricable
confusion. To be sure, I could ta*k
learnedly enough about it—with those
who knew less of it than I did—but 1 did
not, and could not, understand it 1
could not brinjj my mind to books, a not
uunatural reaction, as they had been some
what forcibly brought to it during my
college daya My friends were uninteT
eating. and music had lew charms for me.
so I found myself sftending many hours
in my rooms, asking myself a great many
times what 1 was good for, without ever
getting anything like a satisfactory an
•wer. and had about made up mi mind to
B> home and do something w&en I met
obbs
I was sitting one morning over my
breakfast in the cafe where I look that
meal, feeling more than usually dissatis
fied with the world In general and myself
in particular, and ga/ing idly out of the
open window at the passers by, when my
attention was attracted to a little child
that Itad strayed out into the middle of
the street and was In imminent danger of
being run over bv a rapidly approaching
carriage, the driver of which was en
gaged in conversation with its oc
cupants. I start'd to my feet
with an involuntary- cry, and as I did so
saw a young man dart from the opi>osite
sidewalk, snatch tin* child from under the
horse's feet and deposit it at the cafe door,
where it was eiaimed by an agitat'd young
woman, who began a voluble thank offer
ing. The young man smiled, nodded,
and. entering the cafe, took a seat at the
table next mine. I have always found a
peculiar pleasure in trying to assign na
ttonality, character, and occupation to
people thus thrown in my way,
and turned eagerly from a con
templation of the street to a scrutiny
of new-comer. The subject of my
speculations his time was in no way re
markable. 1. was a young man of me
dium height and slender figure, with dark,
almost sallow complexion and tolerably
regular features. Nothing in his dress
served to distinguish him from the other
occupants of the cafe, unless it was a cer
tain negligence that is seldom found in
the young men of Florence. His clothes
fitted him well, yet he seemed no to
know it, for he sprawled out in his chair
as if clothes were furthest from his
thoughts: his vest was half unbuttoned,
his coat dusty. Altogether he was totally
uninteresting, and I would probably
never have notic'd him had it not been
for the incident in the street I
was deliberating whether to class
him as Austrian or Greek, for I
felt sure he was no Italian, when
he looked up, caught my eye.
smiled slightly, and 9aid "Good morning. "
TLen I saw that his eyes were blue, and
under the influence of that smile —the
pleasantest, frankest smile I have ever
seen—l responded, “Good morning, ” and
wondered where 1 had met him. Trying
to decide this question I turned again to
the window, and only observed from the
oorners of my eyes that he drank his cof
fee as if be thoroughly enjoyed it, and
when be had finished It took a cigarette
from his pocket, lighted it. and settled
back in his chair as If he meant to enjoy
that also. After smoking a few moments
he got up, and, coming to my tab'e, stood
looking out of the window for a long
time in silence. At length be turned to
roe and said. “ Bored T ”
“What does the fellow mean?” I
thought, and was about to reply curtly,
when, looking up, I saw he was smiling
at me
“Bored? Why.no Why do you ask? ”
I asked feebly.
“Because you look so, ”he answered
promptly.
“W ell, ” I said, “I don't know but that
I am a little at a loss for something to do
this morning."
lie looked at me for a moment in
•flence, with a half wondering, half quiz
alcal loo', in his eyes, and then said:
“lam likely to have excitement enough
before noon. *
“How s that?” I asked.
“W'ell, my landlord has Intimated some
what pointedly that if my rent is not paid
this morning my rooms must lie vacated
at once. lam a painter, and he thinks a
poor one. for be will not see enough evi
dence of genius in me to make him will
ing to trust me any longer. He is ah
surdly ludicrous when angry, and if you
think it will furnish you any amusement,
why come along and see it I shall enjoy
it immensely. ”
Nothing loath for this trivial even di
version, and feeling an unaccountable in
terest in this strange fellow, 1 got up and
followed him into the street He thrust
his hand into the pockets of his coat, and.
turning down a side street, led the way
toward a part of the city more noted for
its aristocracy four centuries ago than
to-day.
“You see," be aaid, I have a number of
pictures for sale iu the shops, and thought
that some of them might have been sold,
but 1 have been looking around, aud find
they have not been going off very fast;”
anu added after a snort pause, “I don’t
like my rooms any way; they’re too small,
and the light’s not good. ”
Arrived at last to our destination, we
ascended (light after flight of steps until
we reach the rooms, a studio and bed
room. in tbe top story.
A bslf dozen unfinished pictures stood
on easels and against tbe wails in tbe
studio. The scant furniture was of
the most heterogeneous description. A
rickety, plebeian looking chair stood be
fore a delicately carved writing desk that
might once have graced a palace of tbe
Madid. On the floor was a Turkish rug,
much worn and liberally bestrewed with
bits of rag and cigarette stumps. On the
mantel stood aa iron figure of the crud
ftxion, flanked by cigars, a blacking
brush, books, letters. I bad barely notea
these things when the landlord, s' short,
fat, ball of a man entered; grew very
much excited when informed there was
no * money for him. inflating
himself, until he looked like
a toy balloon, at the beginning
of each of Iris shrill sentences,
and * then gradually Mowing off,
until at the and be seemed about half his
original size, only to repeat the inflation
ana collapse with as great rapidity as waa
consistent with the enormous quantity of
air that must have been required. My
new friend took it all very coolly, being
probably by that time weU accustomed to
it, and paid little attention to tha angry
Tuscan (who grew visibly weaker), nut
deliberately filled a large meerschaum,
and, having lighted ft, dragged a large
trunk from tbe bed room, and began un
ceremoniously pitching things into it
The landlord was by this time com
pletely exhausted, and leaned against the
well panting for breath, his little red eyes
tbe only signs of the fine within.
I inquired of my aew acquaintance if he
had engaged rooms elsewhere, and being
answered ia the negative, naked whore be
was going. "ThaTs more than I know, ”
be aaid; whereupon I remarked that! bed
more rooms than I needed, and would be
pleased If he would occupy one ef mine
unto he suooended fas find tag some to suit
him.
“All right; much obliged, "he aaid. and
went on packing, aa he culled It
Aad thus it happened that night found
Hobbs sitting luxuriously in my easy
chair, and looking aa happy end contented
as if I were his p*t bci v*«i brother lit
made several tneffectua; attempts to get
moms during the following week, being
considerably hampered by ms inability to
comply with certain ooaOhkmam te pre
payment
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aowß o| my sitting-room iur
uiabed just the light he needed for his
work, so in it he placed his easel My
evenings, dull ana profitless, were now
spent in pleasant converse with Hobbs,
whom 1 found a most delightful compan
ion. He had traveled much, and seemed
to know a little of every possible subject,
though when he had traveled or how he
had learned so much, for he was barely
five and twenty, and rarely read anything,
were equally inexplicable t< me I be
came much attached to him, indeed, his
genial insouciance, his utter unselfishness,
and his bright, ever-ready wit were all
conquering, and yet as I learned to know
him better I saw that he had many
faults. Foremost of these was his utter
thriftlessness. He would pass whole weeks
of almost complete impecuniosity, as gay
as a lark, living in a haphazard Bo
hemian way, refusing any assistance,
finishing his dinner of a crust and a glass
of water with a merry dissertation upon
the follv of high living, and then, a pic
ture being sold, would insist -pon a sup
per at the most expensive restaurant in
the city, and on such occasions no game
was too rare, no wines too costly, and no
ciirars too good for ua I always pro
tested against such extravagance, but
argument and supplicatiou were alike in
vain, for he brushed them both aside with
a wave of his band, and would take no
refusal. And what a treat were those
suppers to me! Hobbs, always entertain
ing. became fairly magical under the
triple influence of meat, wine, and a filled
purse.
Another trait that displeased me in
Hobbs was his inconsistency. He was
very clear and positive in his opinions, an
ardent advocate of the truths of Christian
ity, and of strict views of morality, vet
he never went to church, although always
intending to, occasionally drank more
wine than was good for him, and, I re
gret to add, swore with great vigor and
fluency when his pictures were rejected.
He was very irregular in bis work,
and would pa9s weeks with
out touching brush to canvas,
and then for a week paint
almost incessantly, lie always seemed
perfectly satisfied with his finished
productions aud never saw the
least justice in any criticisms that any
one ventured to make, and yet he was a
shrewd critic of others' work. He was
always lamenting that he was not fa
mous. A famous painter, he said, could
paint as be chose. I suggested that fa
mous painters chose to paint well, and
that fame was only to he attained by fol
lowing the methods of great masters. He
would vehemently declare that the
great masters might be hanged,
that no man was worthy ‘ the
name of artist unless be hail
something to say, and was brave
enough to say it in his own way. I found
it a pleasant pastime to sit and watch
Hobbs at his work He was never so ab
sorbed but that he could listen and talk,
and it was on these occasions that I began
to derive my first correct ideas on art, for
whatever Hobbs was in practice, in all
theory be was well nigh perfect. I can
see him now. pausing to turn and brand
ish his brush at me as he lays down his
ideas.
One day, upon returning from my
morning walk 1 found Hobbs engaged
in painting tbe portrait of ay onng woman,
while an older one sat in a window work
ing upon some embroidery. I recognized
the latter as a Mrs. Anstein, the
wife of an old American resi
dent, and the former was introduced
as her niece, Miss Vernon, just out from
America Miss Vernon was very beauti
ful, with delicate Complexion, fair hair,
and dark blue eyea It was evident that
Hobbs and she had already become good
friends, and I was not long in comiDg to
the conclusion that, rapidly as he worked,
her image was being transferred to some
thing other than his canvas with still
greater rapiditv. She sat apparently all
unconscious that there was any other
than a purely business aspect to the sit
ting. Hobbs talked a great deal, and
made himself very entertaining, and I
thought the more so that Miss Vernon
seemed an excellent listener. She seemed
without the least pretense; frankly
confessed her ignorance of sub
jects with which many young w-'-nen
would have feigned acquaintance, and re
ceived the delicate compliments which
Hobbs ventured as he put in au eye or a
lock of hair as if she had no doubt of his
sincerity, but was a little afraid his judg
ment was not good.
Before tbe portrait was finished Hobbs
had become a frequent caller at Mrs.
Anstein's, and not long after be told me
one day of bis engagement to Miss
Vernon. As I had foreseen the likeli
hood of the result I was not surprised,
and congratulated him warmly, as I
thought it the best thing that could bap
pen to him. He said it was Miss Vernon s
wish tliat the engagement should not be
made public for a time
“ How do you propose to support a wife
when you find it so difficult to support
yourself?" I asked
“Oh* that’ll be all right, ” said ha
“I suppose you know she is poor?" I
observed
“Yes,” said Hobbs. “What of that?
8o am 1;" and. and throwing his leg over
the arm of his chair, he surveyed the
room as if to see how it would do for Mrs.
Hobbs.
After this he worked steadily and with
good success, and might have laid by
some money had he been endowed with
the least prudence, but he saved nothing.
1 did not despair, for I knew that Miss
Vernon had never been rich, and I heard
her described as a young woman of good
sense, so I thought she might easily ap
point herself financier.
One evening, about a month after his
engagement, Hobbs came in earlier
than usual, and 1 saw at once that
something had happened to disturb him.
He was pale and haggard, and his eye
avoided mine He dropped into a chair
and seemed plunged In deep thought 1
thought him ill and asked what was the
matter. “Nothing,” he said. When 1
went to bed I left him sitting there, with
his legs stretched out before him and
his head on his breast, and when I en
tered the room in the morning be was
there still looking as if he had not moved.
He arose, said “ Good morning. ” and,
going to the mantel, filled and lighted his
pipe.
After pacing up and down a few moments
in silence, he took the pi|ie from his lips,
and still walking to fro. began:
“I have a story to tell you. It is about
myself, and will explain my conduct last
night You have doubtless wondered
some about my past history. It has been
uneventful. 1 was born in a city of one
of the southern states, where my father
was a portrait painter, as his father and
grandfather had been before him. When
I was 5 years old my father died poor,
and left my mother and myself to
the care of his best friend, a
man some years younger than him
self, win. had been attracted to
him by his love for art To this man I
owe everything I have and am. All that
ie good in me comes from his bounty and
example When I was 2! I told him that
I was resolved to rely no more on him,
and that I meant to try and justify by my
life his great goodness to me I meant it,
and have honestly tried to keep my word.
He told me earnestly that he had no fears
for my future if I would only do my duty
as I saw it I have always seen my duty
clearly and rightly enough, but I don't
remember ever having done it thor
oughly.
“l4»t night Mias Vernon told me that
the time had come for making our
engagement known. Her parents,
the said, had always intended to
marry her to an old family
friend, a man much older than
herself, who had loved her from a child,
who was in every way worthy of her re
spect, and whom she would probably
have married had she not met me. She
•aid that be is now about starting for
Florence and that she thought her
parents ought to be informed of our en
gagement before he arrives. Then taking
a photograph album from the table she
opeued it and said, ‘This to he; do you
•ot think him handsomer The face was
that of the man whose kindness to me I
have told you of. I was too much over
do®* to say anything, and came away at
once pleading a sudden Indisposition. I
spent mat night in trying to find out my
duty in this matter. I hare found
jk I toe it dearly. I shall see Miss
Vernon for the last time to-night,
tnd leave Florence tomorrow. *
Ail the arguments that ray ingenuity
oould suggest were vain.
That right when Hobbs called at Mrs.
Anstein's he found Mb* Vernon alone
What happdhed, what he mid. or how he
explained his conduct, are things I do not
know. I only know that he left Florence
& London the nest morning, and that
■ Vernon was ill for several week*
Fifteen years bed passed before I eaw
Hobbs again last summer. He Uvea in
• pleasant villa in a Voodoo suburb,
With a white haired lady, who is
wholly son. Ie
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are sun ms, omy tempered ana soiteneu.
One night we had sat long in his library
talking of our Florentine daya The fire
was burning low. We were both talked
out After a long silence, broken only by
the monotonous ticking of the clock.
Hobbs said: “Those days were the pleas
antest of my life. For a few weeks 1 was
really happy. I have thought
much of toe circumstances under
which I left Florence. I hare, I think,
thought of every possible aspect of the
subject and think now as I thought then,
that I was simply doing my duty. And
let, had I it all to do over again I would
it duty go The consciousness of having
done mv duty has not brought me one
moment's happiness. Perhaps our stand
ard is wrong, or their’s something higher
than doty. "
I said nothing. What could I say? I
wss uncertain whether he knew what I
did—that his friend had been long de
layed in getting to Florence and that Miss
\ ernon had rejected him and married an
Italian gentleman.
Adulteration of Honey.
[Philadelphia Times. 1
The adulteration of food has been prac
ticed to such an extent 1 hat purchasers no
longer expect to get a pure article, even
when paying the highest prices. It is
generally believed that two thirds of the
milk sold in all our great cities is deprived
of half its cream; it is known that but
ter is made from beef fat and cotton seed
oil; maple syrups have lately been made
from most anything of a sweet nature,
and now it is stated that most of the
honey we eat is manufactured, and that
much of it has not even a drop of genuine
honey about it. This alleged honey was
first sold in this city some five or six years
ago. Its sale at first was scant, but for
the past two years it has become very pop
ular. and it is c laimed that there is now
but little else to be found in the market.
Some ol it is sold as manufactured honey,
though a great deal of it is dealt out to
unsuspecting purchasers as the natural
product of the honey bee.
The spurious kind is usually put up in
little square boxes which sell for from 25
to 30 cents a pound. It looks like honey
and it is said that it takes an excellent
judge to tell that it is a fraud on the bee
The comb is manufactured with such
skill that few can tell it from the genuine
article It is made from pa ratline or bees
wax, and the honey is blown into it by
machinery. Another kind is put up in
glass vessels like ordinary jelly packages,
the centre of which contains a piece- of
honeycomb, and the honey is made by
pouring about six j*rts of glucose around
one part of hooey in the comb. Some of
it is adulterated with glucose, some with
cane sugar, and others by heating ordi
nary sugar with an acid; 6ut it all resem
bias booty, and to a certain extent has its
flavor and odor.
Origin of the Roller Skate.
[New York Graphic !
Roller skates were invented by that very
ingenious man. Gabriel Ravel, of the
Ravel Pantomimists, and “The Skaters of
Wilna, " performed at N iblo’s Garden over
forty years ago. A smart Yankee by the
name of Pl vmpton caught on the idea,
and somehow not many years ago got out
patents here and in England for them and
realized a fortune. As far as I can see
and remember there is not the slightest
alteration from Gabriel's original skate.
Crude petroleum is now used in the
Brooklyn fire department engines, and
the cost is said to be less than one fifth
that of coal. There are also no sparks
Tbe yearly consumption of meats in
the United States t er capita is 120 pounds;
in England. 104 pounds, France, 74
pounds, Germany 69 pounds.
THU NEGRO DIALECTS.
Virgin!*, Kentucky. “Cora Held,” Congo,
Lonlilana, ••Hirer" and "Mulatto.”
[Rev. R. H Adair in Detroit Free Praa)
There are only a few dialect writers of
the African lingo in the United States.
Most of the dialect writers are regarded
by the negroes as caricaturing them.
SucL they are the quickest to beri-eive and
the readiest to curse most bitterly. A
negro’s perceptive organs are extremely
quick, • >id personally they are the proud
est people on earth. It is a fact not much
known to dialect writers that there are
Beven distinct dia' cts among the negroes,
so that the masti. of the subject can tell a
negro's origin by hearing his speech.
They are as follows:
Every one of these old white headed ones
has seei d waited on “Jineral Wash
ington ” y look upon the rest of the
world a d into three classes: “white
gem mens and ladies," “pore white trash, "
“common niggers. ” They are as a class
the most honorable and trustworthy men
and women I have ever known. If you
use their lingo to convey the idea of any
thing low, cunuing or mean, if they could
get hold of you they would hate you
with a most bitter hatred. It would
argue a lack of skill as a linguist.
2. The Kentucky dialect, peculiar to
Kentucky and Tennessee.
3. The cornfield dialect, peculiar to the
commonest and meanest negroes who
have never been beyond the limits of the
farm.
4. The Congo dialect, peculiar to the
pore blood African and his immediate de
scendants. The negro clown always ex
cels in this dialect
5. The Louisiana dialect, peculiar to the
negroes who have been in the possession
of tbe French. It is of difficult accent
6. The river dialect peculiar to negro
boatmen, “*L.erroen, etc., and which can
not be written to any advantage, but
which, learned for the stage, would ac
quire great celebrity.
7. The mulatto, peculiar to the carriage
drivers, waiting maids, negro barbers,
fiddlers, dancing masters, body servants,
preachers and other “ distinguished " per
sons among them. To express any “po
lite” idea in any other language would
give these negroes as great a contempt for
the writer as the high-toned high church
man has for tbe ordinary exhorter.
Startled dame* Gordon Hamnett, Jr.
[He* York Cor Chicago Herald ]
“I don t remember that I ever saw
young Jim Bennett startled out of his
habitual seif possession but once, ” said an
old Herald mao, “and then it was by Mrs.
Elisabeth Cady Stanton. The paper had
that morning reported a woman suffrage
convention, and in so doing characterized
Mra Stanton as a ‘thieving advocate’ of
the movement Bennett had just re
turned from one of his long stays in
Kurope, and had started in to stir up
and reorganize the staff, according
to his dreaded custom Mrs. Stan
ton’s card came in. He sent out word for
her to enter. Perhaps he meant to give,
for the benefit of his editors, an exposition
of how to crush a sanctum bore. But
Mrs Stanton’s port quite overcame him
and when she impressively asked why The
Herald had called her a thief he was the
shattered one he two I don’t know
what vengeance she would have wreaked
upon him had not an employe explained
that a typographical error had been made.
It was a thriving’ advocate, not ’thieving,’
that the reporter had written her down. ”
Superstition hi the Sooth.
. [Alabama Cor. CWoafo Ifewa]
The carrying of a rabbit's foot as a
charm to ward off the spells of evll-dis
posed persons is not confined to the darky
alone Almost every young man has one
in his pocket “Do you carry a rabbit’s
foot r" I asked of a friend * Yes, ■he re
plied: “I have carried one ever since 1
was a small boy. 1 also carry a buckeye
and a potato in my pocket What for?
Why, for luck. A* least that is why I
carry a rabbit’s foot The buckeye and
potato are to keep off disease. "
“Do many young men carry rabbits’
feet?"
“Oh. yes, and the girls too. I have two
rabbits’ feet tied together with a blue rib
boa and highly perfumed that my sweet
heart gave me, They are all the go for
presents now. ”
This young man is a carpenter, and be
tteves that If be makes a mistake in his
work the instant he touches the rabbit's
foot in bis pocket he is reminded of the
error.
Bam Arms at talk.
[WMhtarton Oar. ft. loft QkoW-Oamocrwt]
Young girls who are pitifully thin bore
their bones to the oold scrutiny of s
crowd, sod show mis. .bis little pipe
stem arms and acute-pointed elbows to the
derWon of the multitude, and no humane
person in their family seems to iatsrfers.
and even grandmothers make the ansae
show of themselves It Is usually sup
posed that a fusrbta-white »edr and
am*«wea* the desirable thing, and
thwpewdstr, washes and eaaaM were laid
an to attain the desired fnhtiesa This
season, in addition to the eniortnnai.*
who have red and purpie-sfiotted arms
sataraily, a number of girl* have token
to rougin g their nnua W hat madness ov
craay fancy brings about thin fashion no
sane person can teU, but there are at
•very hall arms daubed with rouge from
As elbows upward and streaks of print
put on so thick as to leave a marl on
S one's gloves or dress that chaness to
them. So much for the lollies o 4 the
m
*>'' j • -- s 'U
ESTABLISHED 1850.
A HAWAIIAN VOLCANO
A VISIT TO THE SEETHING CRATER
OF KILAUEA.
landscape in HUo— Home of the God
dee* Pele A Beaut lfull Lake-
Fountaia of Blood Ked Lara
—Portion* Journey.
[Cor San Francisco Alta.]
The next morning broke bright and
clear enabled us to see exactly where
we were -in a large frame house not far
from the edge of a great hole in the
workl from 500 to 1,000 feet deep and
some nine miles in circumference.
Mauna Loa, to the right, swept up from
the plain 10,000 feet above us. Mauna
hea, with its snowy crown, rising still
higher, appeared in the northwest
scarcely farther off. The atmosphere
was clearer than crystaL Distances
on all sides . were to the eye
Rinazlngly diminished This is one
reason why ivilauea fails so much at
first, nature having done all her work on
a gigantic scale. A trial of distances on
foot soon determines this fact, and res[>ect
and wonder at the scene proportionately
increases. So perfectly distinguishable
are objects on the further bank of the
crater that the visitor is slow to believe
that the distance in a straight line is more
than three miles and that nine miles will
hardly give its circumference Surround
ing the house on all shies were deep fis
sures and holes in the earth, throwing out
scalding steam. Some of them were in
crusted with sulphur. Others on theii
banks condensed the steam into water,
Which when cool is \ery fine drinking.
After breakfast we prepared ourselves
for a visit to the crater, and, upon asking
for a guide, we were again courteously
informed that none was io be had 'is they
were all busy attending to his stock up on
the mountain side There being no helj
for it, we started by ourselves for the
crater. The first descent was quite ab
rupt, but the path soon became less steep
and more circuitous, though uone the less
fatiguing, for the last half of the way
down the hank was a slippery, iudined
plane. I found it very wearisome, partic
ularly as we were then exposed to the con
cent rates! heat from the sides and base of
the crater. We found the walking firm
anti struck off directly across the center ol
the lake. The lava was of inky blackness
and as smooth as satin, and lay about us
in great coils, like ships' hawsers. Occa
sionally we came upon deep cracks am:
cavities of various sizes, partially covered
with a thin crust 'lhe surface, gener
ally, was porous for an inch or so in
depth, as if formed from froth or lava.
Great blocks, as perfectly quarried as i:
cut by a stonemason, lay strewn about u*
in great < onfusiou.
The ascent into the body of the crat< r
was over a rise of lave broken up or con
fusedly piled together. There was no
dittk-ully In surmounting this, or, indeed,
in traversing the crater in any direction,
beyond keeping a sharp lookout for the
numerous chasms into which the lava, in
cooling, splits up. We saw but few conet
that were active, beyond a slight smoke
or steam, and all the lakes or minor crater*
and canals were black and cold. Hot air
issued from a few crevices, but no othei
evidence of tire could be seen. The as
cent was very gradual until within half s
mile of the lake, where it became more
Cupt ami the lava more broken How
r. there was no danger or trouble be
yond a little more care in picking our
way. The chasms were easily junptd
oyer, or, if we found one wider and mori
suspicious looking than usual we avoided
it by a little detour. As we neared the
fountain of this great black sea cones ap
pea red dripping with sulphur and spout
ing steam and fire, and a dull roar, as of
a lion, greeted our ears A few
more steps ami we stood on the
brink of the great Lake iialemaumau.
It burst upon our visions with beautiful
effect, and we sat down and reveled in the
scene. It was not grand, nor terrific, nor
startling; it was lieautifuL I was disap
pointed. I had looked for fury, tempest,
and frenzy in this lake of fire. I found a
terrible composure Tbe surface of the
lake was incrusted with a dull, gray coat,
which tbe red lava almost instantly as
sumes on exposure to the air. But I was
soon relieved of my disappointment, f- 1
either the wind or its own inner agony
roughened its surface, ami the dull gray
c oat was cut up into rivers, lakes canals,
and streams of liquid lava, iuterpersed
with jets and fountains, the whole in con
tinued action. The entire lake was swel 1
ing and boiling with the intensity of its
tires ( rust after crust of the lava, like
huge masses of ice, would le rent
asunder, lifted up. and then disappear in
tbe fiery caldron beneath. Every minute
changed the outline. The surface of tbe
lake, assuming new forms and new action,
wore the changeable aspect of a kaleido
scope. A low, deep, hissing sound fell
upon my ears as the wind, which blew it
from us, occasionally lulled.
Words cannot do ustice to the wierd
beauty of the scene \\ e were in turns
silenced by deep admiration, or loud in
exclamations of delight, calling each
other's attention te some new action
which would be over almost as soon as it
could be noticed, so rapid were the
changes. As we were a)»out turning
away from this scene, so remindful of the
many horrors of Dante’s dream, a mighty
disturliancc began in tbe ceuter of the
lake. Its surface was upbeaved, and the
very mountains seemed to shake and
tremble with the mighty convulsion.
Slowly and deliberately, as if with a set
tied purpose, tbe movement began, and
then, with one tremendous spring, the
fountain slioi into the air a column of
blood red lava fully eighty feet in height
For a few seconds it hung in mid air. and
then, dissolving, fell back into tbe lake
with an awful, aweinspiring, fearful
sound, and wallowed slowly to tbe shore,
leaving the gray sea behind it lashed into
a bloody foam. We turned slowly away,
awed and impressed by this terrible evi
dence of the magnitude of the works of
nature and the omnipotent Maker of all
things.
What Sydney Smith Didn’t Like.
[Ex change.]
There is one matter connected with the
Americans which 1 * resented deeply and
which be never fori ,ve «nd that was the
habit of expectoratiuni. oncerning this
disagreeable subject, it may be enough to
quote his own words: “No English gen
tleman has spat upon the floor since the
Heptarchy. ”
Promoting Hurui uiv.
[Detroit Free Prm!
"I thought you were not going to fight
with Jones any more,” remarked one
policeman to another.
“lam not I am ready to bury the
hatchet ”
“ Well, what are you waiting fort"
“For Jones head to bury it in. "
Practical anatomy is taught in some of
the schools of New Haven, Conn., by the
dissection of dead cats and rabbits
A Twhnlcsl Definition.
(Bmoktys (huette)
A teacher in one of our schools in
quinxl the other day if any of her
scholars could give ibe definition of the
word “dandy. " This seemed a puzzler
till a little boy near the front held up his
hand and said: “I know what a dandy
ith. " “And whiU is it?" “Leith a boy
w hat kitbeth the . rlth. "
Thr« - DHUolt Thing*.
Josh Billings remarks: “After several
years uv reflection 1 have come to the
kockluaion that the three most difficult
things in life are: First, carrytn’ an arm
ful of live eels up a steep hill without
•piUia’ an eel; second, aktin as a referee
at a dog fight without gettia' mad; third,
editin' a newspaper, ana the last is harder
than the fust v
A Chanda OM Abroad.
I tea Francisco Fasti
‘ A well-known Friscan married a Cana
dian girl four years ago and brought her
out to this land of eternal summer. The
other day ha found her sitting with her
feet on tne refrigerator jingling the din
ner bell She (rid she was so homesick
lbs had to do something.
laaadrjr fwnu>l»*i.
Rosin, which to found In cheap soaps, to
nary injurious to clothes, but a small
quantity may safety be employed In laua
jtoy j-rspuMMan.
The United States imported 18,000,000
Mceenote last yean
The seven Bibles of the world are the
Koran of the Mohammedans, the Tri
Hdkev of the Buddhists, the ttve Kings
of the Chinese, the thsee Vedesof the
Hindoos, the I’eadnveete and the Berip
turee of the Christians The Keren la the
most recent of them, dating about the
seventh eeoaunr after Christ
According to a Preach authority, the
vibrstfeas oeueed by a moving srilway
train s tails detent may make urn sea of
dritorit arironoylegt instruments fmpmei
A Wat tW OownwHkly.
Keofmk (/ate City
We have received a long private and
personal letter from a prominent lowa
piohibitionist saying that a certain gen
tleman should not be nominated for the
governorship by tbe Republicans be
cause he is not a prohibitionist. The
case is a very clear one to our view.
The people of lowa said by a decided
majority, according to their forms of
law and state government and at a non
partisan election that they wanted a
prohibitory law of certain sub
stance. The Republican party being in
the majority and being the organism by
which the law had tooe made properly
pledged itself to carry that will into
law and did it. With that its repousi
bility ceased. In the platform in which
!t pledged itself to make that law it
said it only did so as a non-partisan
law demanded by tbe people in u non
partisan way. And it declared that it
madu the question no lest of Republi
canism The Republican partv cannot
honestly or honorably bleak that word.
It kept its word as to passing the law-,
by the same warrant it must keep its
pledge as to maintaining the no-par
isauship of the law and that it shall not
be a test of Republicanism. Ihe Re
publican party battled on the death
line to keep its word that the law
should !>e made on those conditions
Now no prohibitionist can honestly or
honorably go to the state convention
and claim that the party having at ihe
peril of defeat and death passed the
lion-partisan law he promises that it
shall lie as to the second part of its
declaration and make the law into a
teat of Republicanism. For tuie we do
nor propose to be a pat tv of aelf-stulti-
Ucaiion and duplicity. We were in
sistent that the part) should st,.;id by
the j>eople’s will and pass the law.
Now ihe law rests with the people.
The Republican jatrty should |>erniit
no test to be set up tor any man or
blare on its state ticket save: Is lie a
Republican? honest, uptight, capable,
suitable? We, for one, shall supj-ort
Heck for supreme judge, not I •era use
he is a prohibitionist; liecAnse he is a
Republican, honest, upright, capable,
suitable. We shall supp »rt Larrulwe
for governor, uot because lie is an anti
prohibitionist, hut ttccnuse he is a Re
publican. honest, upright, capable, suit
able. And after what Republicanism
lias done for prohibition, and after prte
hibition struck down the Republican
party m the nation in return for it last
year, we would rather have the icpiih
lican party in lowa broken into puces
than have it yield a point more than
we have indicated in this article.
A Sad Death.
In Philadelphia recently at a coro
ner’s inquest over (he I**l v ol a child,
the jury returned a verdict that death
was caused hy the administration of a
patent cough syrup, containing mor
phia. Dr. Saiu’l K. Cox, of Washing
ton, states that not one cough medicine
in ten is free from this object ion. Aft
er careful analysis and practical tests
he endorses Heil Star Cough Cure as
Wug purely vegetable-, absolutely free
from opiates, poisons and narcotics.
He regards it as most happy and val
uable discovery.
Soma Really Queer Custom*.
The manners and customs of the
Masai, as desciilied by Air. Joseph
Thompson in the account of his recent
travels in Africa, are to put it in the
mildest language, most peculiar, and a
whole chapter is d< voted to the de
scription ot them. Their usual method
of salut.on on meeting is to spit in one
another's faces, and more copious the
expectoration ihe greater the friend
saip; aud Mr. Thompson, having l>een
voted a great medicine man, was ex
pected to heal diseases in this way but
so great was the demand on his sal
ivary organs that he could only satisfy
his patients by taking repented
draughts of water.
Equally strange is the custom of all
unmarried men and women living in
villages together. While the married
folks live hy themselves; these latter
are allowed to eat what they like, but
the unmarried ones may only eat meat
and drink milk. As soon as a man
marries lie ceases to lie a warrior, and
has to tend the herd of cattle, lie is
no more allowed to join in cattle raids,
or the extermination of his neighlsirs
which is continually going on, and
which seems to be the greatest delight
that the young Masai is capable of en
joying; and it is probably because they
would have to forgo the pleasures of
rapine and bloodshed that these amia
ble people decline entering into the
state of matrimony, which after all, is
a tn< re form, for virtue, as we under
stand it, is unknown to them.
They have certainly a kind of relig
ion hut very little even of that, and
seem to have no l>elief in a future, as
ail dead bodies aie thrown to the hy
enas, who are so encouraged bv being
thus continually fed that it no one
should die to provide them with a
feast, they help themselves to the liv
ing hy taking the children out of the
huts.
A Gnat Discovery.
Mr. Wni. Thomas, of Newton, la.,
says: “My wife has been seriously af
fected with a cough for twenty-five
years, and this spring more severely
than ever before. She had used many
remedies without relief, and being
urged to try Dr. King's New Discov
ery, did so, with most gratifying re
sults. The first bottle relumed lutr.
very much, and the second has abso
lutely cured her. She has not had so
Sood health for thirty years.” Trial
lottle Free at Green & Bentley’s Drug
Store. Large size SI.OO.
Cutting Glass with Scissors.
Many persons may not lie aware that
glass can be cut under water with
greatest ease, to almost any shajie, by
simply using a pair of shears or strong
scissors. In order to insure success,
two points must be attended to—first
and most iui|tortant, the glass must be
kept quiet level in the water while the
scissors are applied; and. secondly, to
avoid risk, it is better to begin the
cutting by taking of small pieces at the
corners and along the edges, and to re
duce the shape gradually to that re
quired, for if any attempt is made to
cut the glass to the shape, as we would
cut a piece of card 1 man!, it will lie most
likely to break just where it is not
wanted. Some kinds of glass cut much
better than others; the softer glass is
the best Tor this purpose. The scissors
need not depend on the state of the
edge presented to the glass. When the
operation goes on well, the glass breaks
away from the sissors in small pieces
in a straight line with the blades. This
method of cutting glass lias often been
of service, where a diamond has not
been at baud for cutting ovals and
segments, and though the edges are
not as smooth as might be desired for
sotuwpurposes. it will answer in many
cases. The two hints above given, if
strictly followed, will always insure
success.
. The gratitude of a father, when his
’offspring are relieved from disease is
something touching to liehohl. Elliott
Dubois, of Indanapolis, had triple
cause for gratitude to the manufactur
er of Mishler’s Herb Hitters, for he
writes: “All my three children have
been cured of worms by your biiters.
It is far ahead of all the worm lozenges
ever made."
Scientific Note*.
At the late annual general meeting
of the Physical i*»ciety, London, I'D)!.
Guthrie, the President, exhibited speci
mens showing the similarity of fracture
of Canada balsam and glass. The glass
had been cracked by heating a metal
ring to which it was attached; the Can
ada balsam had been over-heated in a
smalt dish and allowed to coo).
Prof. Hois-Keymond had laid before
the Physiological Society, Berlin, mon
strous hoofs of horses and bovine ani
mals, sent from the Falkland Islands
to the Physiological Institute, which,
from their massiveness, and the re
curvature of the horny material, would
hardly be recognised as the hoofs of
the animals to which they really be
longed.
One of the results of recent Norwe
enn explorations in Spitsbergen Seen
the discovery of several ifriand* to
the east of King Ksrl or Wiche I*nd.
It seems that the year 1884 was a re
markable one for ice In fnr latitudes.
All the aumtntr a belt of land ice
blocked the west side of Spitsbergen,
but the usually impeded east side was
exceptionally open, thus, indicating
that the position of such ioe obstruction
depends mostly on the direction of the
prevailing winds.
Am Bad to Beam Semptas.
Edward Shepherd, of Harrisburg.
111, sav«: "Having received so much
benefit from Electric Bitters, I feel it
ay duty to let suffering humanity
know it. Have had a running sore on
my leg far eight years; my doctors
told me I would ha ve to have the bone
scraped or leg amputated. I used, In
stead, three bottles of Electric Ritters
and seven boxes of Bucklen's Arnica
dalva. and my leg it now sound and
well” Eit-ctrle Bitters are sold at fifty
easts a battle and Bucklen’s Arnica
Salve at She. per bottle by Green A
Bentley. ,
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