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Great Remnant Sale.
Just received direct from the mills a new
supply of Remnants, y
10.00(t yards Jaconets, full yard wide,
iu all the new stripes, piece pricet-12 1-Sc;
Remount price 8 l-2c; lengths are II to 10
2,000 yards White Goods, plnids, checks;
ttnpes and figure's; piece price 12 l-2cs
Remnant price, G l-2c.
3.SU0 yards Sea Island Pcrcalos, an
immense assortment of all the newest de
signs; piece price, 12 l-2 Remnant price,
8 1-2C.
S000 yards best kid finish lining Cam
brics, all shades; piece price 5c; Remnant
price 3 l-2c.
Mason's Fruit Jars,
yi&Ao of host quality white glass, Torcolain
U&eg to:s
Tints. Quarts. Tlalf Gal.
Bflc per doz. 7Sc per doz. 95o per doz.
Ice Cream Freezers.
Warranted to jnafco good Ice Cream in ten
lee Cream Freezers, 3 quart $1.20
lee Cream Freezers, -A quart.... 1.49
Ice Cream Freezers, G quart 1.89
Wioicvf Screens. Door Screens.
All styles of screens made to order.
"Window Screens, willfit any window, 17c,
Bciveu Doors, walnut finish, all sizes, 75c,
Fancy Oak Screen Boors, all sizes, $1.21
lIwMiuito Netting, all colors, 35c per
piece containing S yards.
Men's Furnishings.
$1 Taney Fercale bosom, Laundered
EMrl, wjiIi cuffs attached; special sale
&l Laundered Percale of Madras Cloth
Starts, witli collars and cuffs attached;
6jecial sale, 50c.
26c Gauze Under Shirts, special price,
SBc Silk Embroidered Suspenders, patent
wire buckles, nickel back, special price, 12a
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The Man Who Doesn't
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ml-taki Sooner or later lie will
KIi lit Iind taken out a policy
wlMMiliilieultliniKlMrenstli Ilave
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AXCC CO., Cltcr.
Acme Steam Laundry
Has Removed
from the Central Power House
to corner Sixth and C Sts. N W.
I Blood
Hatters of Interest to Organized
Workingmen of the District.
L. A. 11-19, X. of L... Douglass Pro
gressive Association or Steam Engineer
Hall, 609 P street, 3 p. m.
L. A. 1C1-1, K. of L,., Plasterers Plas
terers' Hall, Four-and-a-liair street and
Pennsylvania avenue.
L.. A. 17-18, K. of L... Carpenters and
Joiners Harris Hall. Seventh and D
L. A. 122S K. of L., Plasterers' Lath
crs Hurns Hall, Seventh and D btieets.
Carriage M.ikers' Assembly Bunch's
Hall, 314 Eighth street.
L. U. No. 190, Brotherhood of Carpen
tersHall, 425 Twelfth street.
Federation of Labor Plasterers' Hall,
rour-and-a-half street and Pennsjlvaiiia
Building Trades Council Typographical
L U. No. 1 Carpenters and Joiners
Hall, 419 Tenth street.
L. A. 2031, K of L . Tin and Sheet Iron
Workers Plasterers' Hall.
Paper Hangers' Protective Union Harris
Hall, Seventh and D streets.
L. A. 1173 K. of L., Cement Workers
nurris' Hall, Seventh and D streets.
Electrical Workers Union No. 26
Sulto of looms, C09 Eleventh street.
District Ash'yusly.KnightsorLabor Plas
terers' Hall, Four-and-a-haHstreetaud Penn
sylvania avenuu.
Protective Street Railway Union
Bunch's Hall, 314 Eighth street, 2 p. m.
Plumbers' Association Elks' Hall,
Ninth andPe:inslvanln avenue.
Fresco Painters Hall, 1230 Seventh
Galvanized Iron and Cornice Workers
Hall, 737 Seventh street.
Carp-nters Council Hall, 627 Massa
chusetts avenue,
L. A 179S, K. of L., Journeymen House
Painters Harris' Hall, Seventh and D
L. A. 4S96, K of L., Eccentric Associa
tion of Steam Engineers Bunch's Hall, 314
Eighth street.
Stone Cutters Association Costcllo's
Hall, Sixth and G streets.
L. A 1195, K of L., Tile Layers-Hall,
1316 E street,
Cigar Makers Union, No. 110 Hall
737 Seventh street.
Promptly at eight o'clock President
McIIugh let fall his gavel, which was re
bponded to by representatives irom thirty
two local labor organizations, at the regu
lar weekly meeting of the Federation of
Labor. laBt Tuesday night.
The continued large attendance during
the hot weather, is cited by the delegates
as sufficient proof that the increased inter
est taken in labor matters this year id
unabuting. Tiie next meeting will close
the present term and the roll book shows
that the percentage of attendance exceeds,
by far, any previous term iu the history
or the organization.
Theelectionofofficerstakesplaceou il c
seund meet ing night m July; for ttiebenef It
of theuiiiuforniHltit would t)LwclltoEa that
tills is done so as to give ample time forall
new delegates to be seated before the
election takes place.
Faperhangers precented the credentials
of J S Doissry to take the place of E. W.
Reitz, which were accepted.
Under report of committees the chairman
of the contract committee reported that
on investigation of the work on the Droop
building it was ascertained that non-union
i plasterers were doing the work. Thlswasa
1 matter or surprise to the delegates a-?it was
well known that the owner of the building
had expressed the desire that union men
' fchould be employed on the work. It was
fanner ascertained that the contracts for
j work had been given out separately and not
to one general contractor The committee
i wasinstructed to visit theownerandinronn
t her of the slate of affairs.
The Labor Day committee reported that
i all local organizations in this city except
j tlioselhat denied admiSMon to tie Federation
J had bi en invited to participate in the celebra
i tion of Labor Day. The committee would
i meet again next Tuesday evening at 7 30
I o'clock, when it was hoped tnat returns from
the local would be in. At that meeting a
call would lieissned fora conference with the
local committees.
The committee to wait on the manager
of au evening journal recently placed on tho
unrair list reported that an agreement had
been entered into by the newspaper company
and the joint committees of the central
labor bodies. The company had agreed in
writing to employ none but union men m the
future, provided that the central tabor
settled. The report of the committee was
accepted and the agreement considered f-at-isfnctory
so far as the Federation was
concerned, and on the approval of the Dis
trict the matter will be amicably setUed.
Letters from the Bricklayers' Union,
stated that the bricklayers had adopted
stringent resolutions reflating to Kernan's
Theater. In explanation to the letter the
delegates stated that Mr. Kernan had em
bodied m the specifications of hisnewhouso
that no union men should lie employed. The
sentiment of the delegates on hearing tins
was to the effect that all organizations
should pass Etnnge'iit rcfolutions similar to
that of the bricklayers. Several delegates
stated that their organizations had already
adopted even stronger resolutions and the
determination arrived at was that all the
locals should go to work with renewed
energy and show to their enemies what
organized laborcould do when fully aroused.
The Bricklayers recommended the plac
ing of E. Ward and Henry Story on the
unrair list, which matter was referred to the
proper committee.
Letters from the Bakers' Union, No. 18,
entering complaint against Cundesheimer,
of 2 17 Second st reet a nd Center and Lib rty
Markets, was also referred to a committee.
Complaint was also made against Mr.
Steve Collins, the saloonkeeper, 205 1-2
Seventh street northwest, for employing
non-union men on his premises.
Letters from the Galvanized Iron Work
ers, stating that the shops of William
Whytc & Co., O L. Wolfsteiner & Co.,
E. J Hulse, A. S. Reavis, William Ycrkes,
J. J. Harrington and D. W. Slockstill,
were strictly union shops.
The recent fatal accident whereby two
members of the Cornice Workers' Union lost
their lives, by tne lmpertect construction
of a scaffold, aroused an earnest debate
among thedelegatcs. Thedelegales thought
that if the oft-repeated warnings and recom
mendations of the Federation of Labor, for
theproperprotectionofthelivesof workmen,
liad been heeded, such accidents would
liardly ever have to be recorded. It was
decide-d to instruct the secretary of the
Federation to request information from the
Commissioners as to their powers in regard
to this, and if they did not have this power,
to solicit their co-operation in securing
such Concressional legislation as would
give them the power. The legislative com
mittee of the Federation was also instructed
to again take this matter in charge, so as
to lie prepared when Congress convened.
The "Employers' Liability Act," as
prepared by the Federation and District
Assembly legislative committees last year,
which died with the last Congress, was
discussed. During the debate it was
stated that in nearly every State in the
Union similar laws were in force and the
contractors were held liable for the results
of accidents shown to be due to negligence.
The work on sewers at Fortress Monroe
was reported. Several bricklayers from
this city had refused to work on the Job
on account of the contractor insisting on
their working ten hours for a day's work,
which is strictly in conflict with the pro
visions of the contract, which stipulates
that the work should be done incompliance
With the national eight-hour law. The
officers of the post laugh at the idea of
labor organizations intimating that the
law is being violated. They claim that
the sanitary condition of the fort entitles
the contractor to take advantage of the
emergency clause of the law, and he has
their indorsement to work his men ten
hours per day. Tho organizations claim
that if the work Is so urgent as they rep
resent it, the nextra men should be em
ployed. Again, if more nidi could not bo
employed on the work at one time, then the
contractor should work two or even three
sets of men working eight hours each
But the opinion of the eielegates is that
this contractor, like many others who
seek to evade the law, prefer to work
cheap labor ten hours per day for eight
hours pay by putting up the plea that It
is a case of emergency, and in nearly
every case they are supported in this
violation by Government officials.
At the close of the debate the secretary
was instructed to communicate the facts
to the Secretary of War, and also to cor
respond with the labor organizations at
Norfolk, Newport News, and at other
points rettuesting their co-operation iu
securing evidence to prosecute this case,
il the Secretary of War does not interfere.
Several locals reported favorable action
taken as to the celebration of Labor Day.
Tho attendance of delegates at the weekly
meetings of the D:strict Assembly of the
Knights of Labor, like that of the Federa
tion of Lab-ir, continues to be good and
shows no falling off on account of tho hot
Tho meeting of last Thursday evening
was no exception to the rule, for the at
tendanee was even laiger than usual. The
cause for this, however, was that a mat
ter of great interest to the loeal assem
blies was to be decided. The case at issue
was, that of a piopositiou to reduce tho
per capita tax to the assistance fund of
tho District Assembly. Tills fund was
created for the purpose of rendering aid
to mcmliers of tho order when unjust im
positions were imposed upon them, but
to be used more especially in the event
of strikes or lockouts.
The harmonious relations at present ex
isting, togother with amicable adjust
ment of (Inferences between the organi
zations and employes for several years,
and the safeguards thrown around tho
fund to prevent It fiom being need for
other than its legitimate purposes, has
had the effect of building it up till it
has now reached upward of $25,000.
As a neat little sum is i!eo accumulating
from the interest, the proposition met
with considerable opposition at Thursday
night's meeting. Tho debate lasted sev
eral hours. The opposers to the proposi
tion viewed with alarm any reduction of
tho tax. which, they stated, was but five
cents per month per capita and hardly
ftlt by the organizations. Those that
favored the reduction were of the opin
ion that with tho piesent standing of the
fund tho tax could be f-afely lowered to
2 cents per month. The heavy taxation
home by the locals was, they claimed,
a bar which prevented many from join
ing the order and drove them Into organi
zations that were not encumbered with
this tax.
Again, it was argued that if the tax
were lowere-d and the emergency arose,
It could easily be put back to the prcse-nt
rate. On the other hand, the difference
between the present rate and the one
proposed was but 3 cents per month, which
was so small that as an inducement it
could have but little effect.
The opinion expressed that cheap or
ganizations with i.o funds at then com
mand stood helpless against oppression
and could easily be starved into submis
sion, as the experiences of the past fur
nished many instances. But oppressors
would move verj cautiously against an
organization known to be well finan
cially fortified As to raielng the rate
of taxation when emergencies arose, it
would then be too late, and would be a
dangerous experiment.
Other delegate were of the opinion that
the "Assistance Fund" was the very back
bone of the order in this District, .-Mid that
if the existence of the fund and the pur
pose for which it was intended was more
widely known that it would be a lar
greater inducement for those outside the
order to join, than the lowering of the dues
three cents per month could possibly have.
The proposition was then put to the
meeting for nction and resulted m a
majority for the negative
District Master Workman SSmimone read
a letter containing a request for the District
Organizer toconfer with a number of clerks,
u-lio we're desirous of organizing a Clerks
Assembly. The request was referred to the
Letter was also read from the superin
tendent of th public schools, extending
an invitation to visit the exhibition of the
manual traming work of the schools, at
the Manual Training School, 023 O street
northwest, on Saturday, June 22. The
invitation was accepted and the District
will be represented.
The master workman then called atten
tiontotheinlereslthatisbeiHgmanirestedby leadmg citizens in the proposed Labor
Bureau to be established by the labor
organi7atlonsofthiscity. Themasterwork-
nian further stated that in an interview
with Hon. C G Conn, of the Washington
Times, he had been asked to explain the
plan of the proposed bureau, which he had
done; he had then been asket. if the bureau
was onlj for the Knights of Labor; he had
replied that the Knights or Labor was
not founded on selfishness, and though
the plan had originated in the Knights
it was intended for all organizations alike.
"If that's the case," said Mr. Conn, "If
vou will accept of it, you can put my name
down for one hundred dollars and yon shall
have my earnest co-operation in assistance
in establishing such a worthy institution "
This announcement was received with
applause by the delegates and the offer
The secretary was then on motion In
structed to convey to Mr. Conn, under
seal of the District, tho appreciation of
Ins offer.
All of the organizations that had held
meetings during the past week reported
that the recommendation of tho central
committee on Labor Day celebration to
have a parade had been indorsed and th.it
committees had iJeen appointed to mectthe
central committee in conference to ar
range detaiLs.
The Bakers' Assembly reported that the
election of officers of that assembly had
taken place at their last meeting, with
the result that a competent set of officers
had been elected.
Carpenters reported that Eisman Bros.,
clothiers, on Seventh street, were going to
have extensive improvements made on
their store, and that the firm had ex
pressed a desire to have the work done by
union labor.
Plate Printers reported several initia
tions at their last meeting, also that a
conference would be held during uext
week with the printers in the bureau not
connected with the assembly.
The executive committee reported that
the Evening News Company had Stgned an
agreement with the joint committee of
the District and the Federation to employ
strictly union labor. The agreement was
accepted and the recommendation of the
Federation to take that journal off the
unrair list was concurred in, aud the
agreement ordered to be recorded on the
The violation of the eight hour law by
a contractor at Fortress Monroe was
reported and referred to the violation com
mittee. The attention of the delegates was called
to the jirize fights at Kernan's Theater
and the other variety performances of
that theater and severely commented upon.
The opinion of the delegates was that the
exhibitions were clearly a violation of
police regulations, and that their contin
uance did not reriect much credit to the
police department of this city. The au
diences coming out of that establishment
had been closely watched of late, and it
had been noticed that they were com
posed principally of young boys In their
teens, and in some cases cveu younger than
Mcuh surprise was expressed that Mr.
Howard in his work, "If Christ came to
Congress," should have left immcntioned
Kernan's Theaterinhiscategory of tliecity,
could hold its own with atiytliiug pictured
in that book.
The District Assembly will take hold of
this arfair and endeavor to get the matter
investigated by the courts. During the
debate much praise was given to The Times
and the Women's Christian Association,
in exposing and putting a stop to thesnares
and temptations offered to the messenger
boyB in delivering messages on the south
of the avenue, and Iheirco-operatiou would
be requested to aid in the presentcase.
The fatal accident that occurred during
the week to two cornice workers by the
giving way of a scaffold was also taken up,
the old form of government In this city
there was a regulation, which has uever
Every Day Dr. Walker Ef
fects a Cure That Would
Make the Reputation of
an Ordinary Physician-Try
Mr. E Cleveland, a policeman, with
headquarters at police station No. 2, has
had a hard fight with a terrible enemy.
Ho has come out victorious, as usual,
lor he is a man ot noble proportions, both
in mind and body. His story:
"For years I have sutfered, terribly
suffered, with catarrh of the nose, throat,
and stomach. There were periods of ex
treme depression, accompanied by cough,
vomiting, vertigo and melancholia. In
fact, there have been times when I felt
that life was a great, big blunder. Now
after having been under Dr. Walker's care
lor only a short time I feel relieved, re
freshed, and go about my duty with pleas
ure. I can most heartily recommend Dr.
Walker's treatment, for he has accom
plished l or me in a short time wtiat others
failed to do in years. I will, with pleas
ure, verify these statements to any and
all who call on me at police station No.
2 "r
All who wish may see Mr. Cleveland any
Mr. G. W Dove, of Accolink, Fairfax
county, Ya., a planter of well-known in-te-grity,
genial and affable manners, and a
citizen or prominence, writes, under date of
Juno 14, 1895:
"Isufferod for three months fromlumbago,
sciatic rheumatism, and general debility,
superinduced by pain and exhausted nervous
energies. I could not walk without a cane
or crutch. I was induced to call on Dr.
Walker through reading about tho cure of
one of my neighbors. He gave me immedi
ate relief. In less than two weeks I was
able to throw away my walking stick. The
agonizing pain which had kept me awake
for weeks was gone; my appetite returned;
my circulation improved, and now I am
well. To Dr Walker I owe a debt or grati
tude that I can never repay."
Mr. C. M Sorrels, who resides at 1234-Four-aud-a-half
street southwest: "I am
emplojed at the National Museum. I have
been a sufferer from nervous debility for
several years. About six months ago my
trouble assumed a serious form; I had
severe pain In my head and spine, dizzi
ness, loss of memory ."flushing of the face,
dull reeling head anil ejes, nervous tremors
and tremblinga. despondency and depression
of mind, inability to fix the mind for any
length of tlnie eyi one subject, loss or self
confidence, distaste for company, de-sire
to be alone, and periods of insomnia. Six
wce'ks ago I placed mjself undr the care
of Dr. Walker, the specialist, and I feel
it my duty lo my fellow-men to unhes
itatingly say that his treatment has
worked a wonderful change; my nerves
are now steady, my sleep restful, and in
stead of waking as I formerly did. more
tired than when I went to bed. I now
wake revsted and e'ager for the duties of
the day. I know that Dr. Walker has done
a great deal tor me, and I cheerfully
recommend hin.to any one suffering from
the same conPplaint as I did. I will
gladly substantiate the above to any
who will call on, me at my home, 1234
Four-anei-u-half street southwest."
Mr. D P Santtnyers, of Front Royal,.
Va., a well-known-citizen and a mlllman
of Integrity, writes under date or June
9. "I suffered for years from dyspepsia,
constipation, had a languid, re'stles
feeling, my tongue was continually coated,
and I had a terrible taste in my mouth
mornings I tried many remedies with
out benefit, and had l)cgun to tl Ink there
was no help for me. I saw Dr Walker,
took his treatment In a few days I fe-lt
better ami wa relieved from all the more
distressing symptoms. Now, after a few
weeks, I feel better than for years I
feel that I owe my life to Dr. Walker"
It is the old, old story, but It brings
new hope to thousanels Of weary tulferers,
lor it tells oi Dr. Walker's unparalleled
success in curing all i crvous and chronic
diseases of restoring to perfect health
and happiness the victims or catarrh,
asthma, consumption, djpcpsin, scroluln,
paralysis, epilepsy, uervous prostration,
rheumatism, malaria, neuralgia, hemor
rhoids, diseases or women, heart difease,
kidney and liver troubles, and many other
ailments that harile the average phjsician.
It tells joung and middle-aged men, who
are suffering from the effects of their
own youthful follies and excesses, 'that
they may be restored to the full vigor
uud strength of perfect manhood.
Dr. Walker may be consulted free of
charge, personally or by letter, nis well
known sanitarium, at 1411 Pennsylvania
avenue, adjoining Willard's Hotel, is open
daily for consultation and treatment. Of
fice hours. 10 a. m to 5 p. m.; Wednesday
and Saturday evenings 7 to S; Sundays,
10 tn 12.
Charges for treatment very low.
All interviews and correspondence sa
creelly confidential. No cases made public
without consent of patients.
been repealed, providing for the proper
constructlou of Ecaffolds, with a penalty
attachment. The law will be found anil
forwardctl totheCommissioners. While the
employers of the unfortunate men were
unaware of the insecure construction of the
scaffold anil while the men themselves may
have constructed the scaffold, still this
can be no excuse for the imperfect con
struction. Men are often called upon to work on
scatrolds who have a very imperfect idea
of the strength of materials and manner
of erecting scafrolds. With the enforce
ment of a law compelling proper construc
tion , competent and experienced men would
bo employed in the erection of scaffolds
These werei the opinions expressed at the
District and wiich must be couccded as
correct. !
Chairman Wells, from the Labor Day
committee, staled that the next meeting
would be hqld next Tuesday eveuing in the
Federation, hall at 7:30 o'clock and again
at the close of the Federation meeting.
Chairman Wells also called attention
to the suggestion thrown out by ThoTimes
as to representation on floats that mfght
be used in the parade. The chairman
also called attention to other unique and
appropraite living pictures that could be
used, which he will explain in detail before
the committeo,at its meeting.
The meeting of the Carpenters' Counril
last Thursday evening was attended by a
full delegation.
Owing to the appointment of new com
mittees, necessitated by the admittance
of delegates for the ensuing term, the
reports were less numerous than usual.
The special committee on the Catholic
University job reported that they had seen
Mr. Brady, the superintendent, and had
furnished him a list of the reputable
builders who arc paying the standard rate
of wages in this city. Mr. Brady, ex
pressed pleasure and sarprise at the number
of names, and stated that the efforts of
the carpenters' organizations in endeavor
ing to raise the wages on the university Job
had been politely persistent and deserving
of success. At the same time lie must dc
clineto raise the pay of men whohad worked
continuously on the Job for less than the
standard rate of wages and who had not
even intimated that they had desired an
increase of pay.
He further stated that he had neither
respect nor a desire to help men who had
not sufficient moral courage to demand
or at least ask for what was justly theirs.
The organization committee reported
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the well-known photographer and suc
cessor to C. M Bell, corner 15th" and G
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an interview with Mr. Wagner, of the
Washington Baseball Clab, who had
stated that the entire stand would lx;
erected by union men irrespective of trades
and that his contract was so worded that
no man "would be permitted to work on
the same unless he produced a clear working
The work of Mr. Shugrue, corner of Four
teenth and W streets, had been visited by
the committee. Only two union men were
found on the job. The other eight werenon
union men. Mr. Shugrue was informed of
the state of affairs and lie requested the
committee to go with lam to the Job. On
arriving there he ordered the non-union
men to quit work. A steward was then ap
pointed and instructed to demand a card
of every man that went to work.
This committee also visited Mr. Elseman,
Seventh and E streets, who intends making
extensive improvements on hi3 place of busi
ness. Mr. Eiseman informed the committee
that ho had already given the contract to
Mr. Corbatt and that gentleman was about
to sign the contract, when Mr. Eiseman in
formed him that before signing he would
have to agree to employ union men. Mr.
Corbett had replied that it was all right,
but that he would rather aiiree to pay union
wages, as that would cover the case. Mr.
Eiseman had, however. Insisted on the first
proposition and Mr. Corbett had signed to
that erfect.
Several jobs were then referred tothecom
mitteo for their action during this week. A
committee v. as also appointed to act with
tho Central Labor Day committee.
The last business of the evening was the
formation of a request to the respective
unions, similar to that or the bricklayers, In
reference to thespecifications of Mr. Kernan,
which debar all union men from working on
his building.
That Was Different .
Nu!" said he in a loud voice, "I have
not lost faith in the honesty of my fellow
men and I hope tho day will never come
when I shall."
"Perhaps you never lent any money?"
queried the other In sarcastic tones.
"But I have, sir. Only last week some
thing happened in thntlinc to strengthen my
confidence in humanity. A year ago, while
I sat In the union depot in Cleveland, an
unfortunate fellow-man asked me for the"
loan of a dollar, promislug to return it
some day."
"Humph! You handed it right out?"
"Yes. sir, I did.. I gave him the dollar
and believed he would do as he said. Three
days ago I was in the same city and depot."
"And you saw the same man?"
"I did. sir."
"And he handed you back your dollar?"
"He did, sir."
"My friend," said the sarcastic man after
drawing a long breath, "you probably kept
that dollar as a relic?"
"I dlil, sir, and here it is."
He took the dollar bill out of hispocket and
handed it over. It was Canadian currency.
The bank which had issued it busted over
fifteen years ago.
"Sir!" said the sarcastic man as he re
turned the bill, "did your confidence-in
human nature permit you to hand that un
fortunate man a good dollar in exchango
for this?"
."Oh! no! no! Of course not! My point
was that I had not lost faith in the honesty
of my fellow-men, you know. How my
fellow-men feel toward me is a different
thing!" Detroit Free Press.
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Mountains arc cllrabe-d in Central Africa
by the aid or a long loop of calico, called
a "machila." The climber leans back at
one end, while six or eight strong men
pall at the oilier
The waters of North America, which
means the gulf of Mexico, the two great
oceans, and the rivers, creeks and lakes
are stocked with 1,800 different varieties
of fish.
It is reported that a photograph hasbeen
obtained of the breaking up of a soap
bubble an occurrence lasting from one
two-hundredth to one-three-hundredth of
a second.
Over one thousand yards of linen cloth
have beenunrolled fromonemummy. The
cloth In texture resembles the cheese cloth
of the present faomewhat. It is finer in
"Bulldog" Douglass, one of the best
known men in the East.has earned his title
in a novel way. IIis business is to rent
bulldogs to house-owners who go away
for the summer. Th c watch-dog is chained
up in the hack yard with a long chain, and
when Mr Burglar comesabout In thenight
there Is a scene. "Bulldog" Douglass
makes his rounds every day, feetlirg and
watering tho sentinels. Rent or dog, SS
a month.
Gen. Lew Wallace has come out asa ele
fender of the character of the Turks.
According to the general they are "mild
and amiable in disposition; their reiigous
bigotry is much less offensive than is gen
erally supposeel and in point of morality
they compare favorably withtheArmenians
and the Greeks." As an offset to this
opinion Gladstone has saiel that the Turk
is no longer to be tolerated in view of
the late Armenian outrages. When doc
tors disagree, who is to decide? To the
Russians, next-door neighbors of theTurks,
"the best kind of a Turk is a dead Turk."
Bobbins IVter to I'ny Paul.
This has the general sense of adding to
one thing or person merely by depriving
another thing or person and should run:
"Robbing St. Peter to pay St. Paul." In
the year 1550 several estates belonging
to Westminster Abbey, which is dedicated
to St. Peter, were granted for the repair
and sustenance of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Popular Savings Dissected.
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