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ONE KIND OF WOMAN'S WORK.
How Young Woman Art Examined for Place In Ilfitall Mimic Stores. An agreeable and much sought after occu pation for women ia that of a cler iu a music store. The hours are no longer than in the majority of stores, the duties are lees exacting, there is a chance to sit down in Idle moments and the pay is from $10 to $12 a week. With all these advantages it is no wonder tbut the owners of music stores are overrun with applicants. Nevertheless it is aid to be no easy task to secure a competent clerk, although the knowlodgu of music re quired is not very extensive. The clerk must not only lm a good sales woman, but she is expected to be able to play off baud every piece of limbic kept on the helves. This is not bo dilllrult as would ap pear, for those who purchase classical music are always roo1 musicians, and know the character of the piece they nre ordering. Only the dabblers in music insist on having a piece tried for them before they purchase, and these amateurs seldom affect anything more pretentious than a popular song or dance composition. "Every music dealer has a plan of his own to test the ability of an applicant," said a well known music man, "but I haven't yet found one that is entirely trustworthy. Often when I think thut I have secured a treasure In a clerk, I find I have been mistaken, and much of my time is taken up in trying ap plicants. The plan generally adopted is to make the test with a catch piece of music. For a long time I made use of an old over ture, In the execution of which it was neces sary to ernes the hands. This was more effective than you would imagine, for an ap plicant, rendered nervous from the knowl edge that I was watching her every move ment, would become rattled the moment she reached the critical measure if she were not good reador. But after using this piece for some time it became worn out iu tho ser vice. "One day I gavo a young woman a trial. She got along all right until it was necessary for her to cross her hands, anil then she made & bad a botch of it as could be imagined. She went out seemingly much pained at her failure. A week later I tried another. Bbe dashed the piece off like a professional, and I hired her on the spot. Before the day was over I found that she was utterly incompe tent. I questioned her aud learned that she was the sister of the other young woman. It was a prearranged little scheme. The first came to find out what piece was used for testing purposes, while the other, after prac ticing it until she was prefect, was to secure the place. But I didn't get caught thut way again." New York Evening Bun. The Sl.e of Heaven. The following calculation, based on a text In Revolutions, is both curious and interest ing: Revolutions xxl, 10: "And he measured the city (tho New Jerusalem) with a reed, 12,000 furlongs. The length and breadth and the height are equal." Twelve thousand furlongs 7,020,0)0 feet, which, being cubed, is Il4a,088,000,000,000,000,: 000,000,000 cubic foot, and half of which we will reserve for the throne of God and the court of heaven, half the balance streets and the remainder divided by 4,0W1, the cubical feet in a room It! feet square and lOfeet high, will be :!0,W3,750,000,0O0 rooms. We will now suiixsu' the world always did and always will contain UOO.OOO.OOO of inhab itants, and that a generation will lust thirty and one-third years -2,700,000,000,000 per sons. Then suppose there wore 11,21)0 such worlds, equal to this in number of inhabitants and duration of years, then there would bo a room 18 foot long, ltl feet wide and 10 feet high for each person, and room to spare. San Fran cisco Examiner. Games of the llarburoua Tcherkesa. All the Tchorkoss games and dances are of a warlike uatuTe. Ono of tho most pictur esque sights you can imagine is a Tcherkess fete, when these tall, dark skinned mm, handsome and muscular, with their swords and poniards drawn, execute their favorite dance, the Losginka, around a fire, which, with Its red glare, lights up their strong feat ures ami illumines the surrounding woods and rocks. A favorite guino la to leap on horseback over tho tire when the flame is at its highest. All the natives of the Caucasus rarry arms up to tho present day, and the Russian government finds it prudent not to interfere with this usage. Ht til it niunt ap pear strange to one who travels for the first time iu the Caucasus to find himself surround ed by peoplo who are all armed to Hie teeth. Doubtless the Caucasus Is pacified, but trav eling there is not completely safe. Harper's. Nectit. Ill Horses. The finest mid deepest pmnlior of a dog loom li be dependent on his neu-t i f smell. Not only does he carry on his business of hunting or guarding through its aid, hut his devotion to his master mid bis ri cognition of lesser friends depend largely upon his nose. According to Horse and Stable, another among tlni humbler friends of limn is keen aud delicate of scent. The horse will leave mnsty hay untouched in his bin, no matter how hungry ho inny Im. However great his thirst, be will not drink of water objectionable to his questioning sniffs, iior from a bucket made iu the h ast degree offensive. His intelligent nostril w ill widen, quiver and query over the daintiest bit offered by the fairest of hands. A mare is never satisfied, either by sight or whinny, that a colt is real ly her own until she has certified the fact by means of her nose. Blind horses will, as a rule, gallop w ildly nlsnit n pasture without sinking the sur rounding fence. The sense of smell informs them of its proximity. 1 1! hers, w hen let out from their stables, will gudirectly to the gate leading to their accustomed feeding ground, ami when desirous of ret in ning, after hours of cureless wandering, will distinguish that ono outlet, and patiently nwnit Us opening. The odor of that particular part of the fence serves ns their guide. Tho horse, w hen browsing, is guided en tirely by the nostrils in it choice of proir food, and blind horses never ure known to make mistakes iu their diet. Nervous and timorous as this noble ani mal is known to lie, his fears are, of course, doubled by his keenness of scent, for not only does the eye inform him of danger, but the nostiuls also herald its presence. The mere scent of a buffalo rolm is sullicient to cause extreme terror in many lenses, ami some, scenting the smoke of a train w inch has long since passed, show all the fear evoked by its nctuul presence. falling In Waliliii!liii. Very little of the pay ing of isils by people in high olllcial life is done in person, lhe; president makes no calls. The vice president j docs all of his "calling"' through his private j M-crctiirv, whose chief duty it is to ride around in a coins-and h ave I he cards of Mr. j and Mis. Morbm at the l orsol houses w here j calls are due. The nu-in 1 x-rs of therabinetj do new' of their "culling" by mail. The men j whose duty it is to do I his "proxy" calling, lj vin informed, have anything but mi easy tune. Hiding about in a carriage all day is ' an attractive ovcuiwdion when viewed from '. a distance. It limes many of Us dial ins w hen ! it Is practised day after day, and nearly all j of Its attractiveness when it is interspersed l.y constant stuping- along tho route of ; travel. j Some of thine deput y cabinet olllcers make fifty and seventy-live calls a day. They have ' nianv amusing encounters, for they visit all jmrts of the city and pav their respects, or rather the resieots of their siqiei iors, to peo ple of all elKSx and conditions. The recep tions of the members f the cabinet are open to all comer, and all sorts of ople make the rounds on Wednesday . li is u social obli gation, to which all K-ople i:i high olllcial life must conform, to return all of the calls that are made iijh.u them. So the deputy secre taries spin around the city all day, driving from cottage to palace, distributing graceful bits of pasteboard, which the recipients may place on their center tables as a mute evidence to the uninitiated that the secretary of hus called upon them. At the houses where "receiving" has been thoroughly systema tized, the colored man at the door gracefully holds out his salver to receive the cards, and watches the rapid escape of the card bearer without surprise or comment. Washington Letter. Curiosities In Bookbinding. There is a Latin manuscript Bible in tht library of the Vatican at Home bound in the mantle once worn by King Abgarus, the friend of Jesus. A Greek copy of Arelius' "Golden Ass," now in the British museum at London, is bound in the skin of .an ass tanned with the hair on. A book giving the life his tory of Jeffery Hudson, the celebrated dwarf, to be seen in the same museum, is bound in a piece of silk waistcoat which was formerly worn by King Charles I. Of late the fashion of binding works on anatomy, physiology und kindred subjects in human skin is becom ing popular in many European countries. Home take this for an innovation, but history mentions several books bound in human skin as early as the middle of the Sixteenth cen tury. At Bury St. Edmunds public library may be found a history of the life and trial of a murderer, bound in his own skin! The French revolutionists, who seemed to delight in the fact that they were marking an epoch in the history of mankind, revived the human skin book binding fad of the Six teenth century, and took great pleasure in presenting some brother revolutionist with copies of Volney and Voltaire done up in the cuticulo of some enemy. The writer owns some evidences of a bookbinder's pleasantries iu copies of Bacon's works bound iu pig skin (bacon rind), mid Fox's historical works done up in tho sl.in of sly reynuriL St. LouiB Republic- The (irent Cathedral of Nicaragua. Tho great cathedral of San Pedro of Leon is probably the finest religious edifice south of the City of Mexico. It was finished in 1743 at a costof $0.0(10,000, occupying thirty-seven years in construction. It is of cut stone and is one firm mass of masonry, covers an entire square, and its front extends across one side of the Grand Plaza. Like similar buildings, whose ruined arches and walls may be seen in Antigua de Guatemala, this church has walls at least fifteen feet in thickness, and has tho solidity of a rock. Numerous earth quakes have produced no impression, and the storms of a century and a half have in no way injured its fine quality of stone. While inspecting its interior I met the cure, an old gentleman of perhaps 65 years of age, who, though a well traveled European, had never visited the United States. He told me that in the numerous disputes between Leon aud Grenada the church had often been con verted into a fortress, and sustained a few bombardments from besieging forces. Thirty pieces of artillery are said to have been planted on its roof at one time, and on its eastern side there are many indentations made by shot. This cathedral was once possessed of great wealth, the chancel was surrounded with a railing of solid silver, while all the altar ornaments were of gold. With the exception of the cup aud plate used at mass the church has no ornaments of precious metals now. Much was shipped to Spain, and what re mained did not eseajie the rapacity of the soldiers, who have many times advauced and retreated through Leon. Nicaragua Letter. Why Thread Is Numbered. Every seamstress, whether she wants No. 30 or 00 or 120 thread, knows from tue number just what size the thread will be and what kind of sewing it can be used tor ; but now the numbers came to be just what they are and just what they mean not one person in 1,000 knows, yet it is a very simple matter to explain, providing you only know the points and how to elucidate them. When 840 yards of yarn weigh 7,000 grains, a pound of cot ton, the thread makers mark it No. 1. If 1,M0 yards weigh a pound, it is marked as No. 2. For No. 50 yarn it would take 50 multiplied by 840 to weigh a pound. This is the whole explanation of the yard measure ment as used by the spool cotton manufac turers. The early manufactured thread was of three instead of six cord, the number being derived from the number of yards to th pound, just as it is toduy. No. 60 yarn made No. 00 thread, though in point of fact the actual caliber of No. 00 thread would equal No. 20 yarn, being made of three No. 20 strands twisted together. St. Louis Repub lic. ItedremliiK Mutilated Currency. Mrs. Rosenburg came into the treasury de partment in ISIkJ, soon after the division was organized, and holds one of the best posi tions at the present time. She is an expert at the work of putting into shape mutilated money. Such money comes to the treasury from all parts of the country by mail aud ex press. Any individual is at liberty to send it for redemption. Some of it is very bad. Mrs. Rosenburg tells of an instance where she recovered some bills which had been in a pocketbook and nearly destroyed by fire. The money had shriveled into a small round wad, and it seemed a hopeless task to bring it into recognition again, but with much care and a great deal of patience it was accom plished. The first business is to put the mu tilated particles into water, so that they may unfold to their fullest extent, then they are pasted on paper to form as iierfectly as pos sible the original bill. It requires a quick eye and a dexterous hand to make the most of this money. Washington Cor. New York Press. Very Funny. A well known humorist was at a dinner party, and the lady he took down promised herself an immense treat. She said: "I have met him at lust. He la tho funniest actor in London. And he is go ing to talk to mo for at least an hour and a half. Oh, what a lucky girl I am!" They took their seats at the board, and the funniest man in London calmly ate his din ner. , Not a word did he utter till his eye fell on his wife, who sat opiswite. Then he turned to his companion. "It has been a iong time coming," she thought, "but it has come." And she pre pared to receive tho joke. "Do you see that dress my wife has onf" asked the comedian. "Yes." "Well, it cost 9." And not another sylla ble was heard. London Tidbits. Dlniulvaiitaire of lied Hair. The unhappiest girl in New York is, with out doubt, the one to whom a kindly nature hus given the real Titian red hair. Aside from the fact that she is no longer the pos sessor of a rare and envied glory, she finds herself classed with the supremely foolish women who are invoking the aid of chemicals to give their hair tho matchless tint. One sinersensitive girl with the Titian coloring savs that she can no longer walk down tiroua- way without an uneasy conscioiiMiess man..-. . , . , Hair IS IIIIMI'I'I'-w iiihiH ' I , ' r-x-.. ! young woman declare that it is a positive pain to her, instead of a pleasure, to meet per sons for the lirst time, liecause she fi-els in their manner a certain shade of difference i from that to which she has lieen ai-ciistoined. and which she attributes to the suspicion of silliness that tbe color of her hair invites. New York Evening Sun. Seam leu Steel Itoar. Hydraulic power is now being applied to the inanufactiire of seamless steel boats. Those Ixiats are claimed to be proof against the destructive influences of sun and shower ami to lie much more durable and reliablo than the ordinary wooden boats. Though made of steel, the weight will not be greater than that of wooden boat of the same size, and the buoyancy will consequently I not less. It i contended that ia every respect the seamless steel Iniat will lie superior to the having lnw lelt iy a rcimoe " "" "W- -wooden one, and the cost of the one will not ! twenty years go, aud whose estate has since, be materially greater than that of the other, they are told, boon unclaimed. Sixty heirs New York Commercial AdvertiiMr. I have turned up already. New York Sun, ODDS AND ENDS. Education in Russia is at a low obb. Only twelve p r cent of the population ca.i read and write. A very large letter was recently mailed in Australia. It weighed 238 ounce?, and the value of tho stamps on it amounted to $55.. . Ad enormous growth of ivy has partially destroyed the wall of Christ church, Water loo, and a few days ago brought a section of it tumbling to the ground. The church hod been built fifty years. Government statistics, recently published, place the population of the Russian empire at 108,787,235, of which 81,725,185 are in Russia proper. A French fashion for marking table linen is to have the monogram or simple letters em broidered on the table cloths in front of the place occupied by the master and mistress about three-quarters of a yard from the edge of the table. The napkins are marked in the middle. Says the Sei I Kwai Medical Journal; Apropos of the suspected influence of tb climate of Japan in the causation of rheuma tism ami neuralgia in resident foreigners, it U interesting to note that horses imported into Japan from China and other countries are soon more or less disabled by rheuma tism. Luminous paint absorbs light during the day and gives it forth at night. The ceiling of an English car painted with the composi tion lights the vehicle at night. England hud the only factory and charged $3 a pound for the paint, but a new factory iu Triescli, Aus tria, is selling it for fifty cents per pound. II is made of roasted oyster shells and sulphur. The White House stables are a pretty group of brick buildings situated' on a lot south of the manr.ion and sheltered by a row of box trees. There are four horses for the use of the president's family, three bays and a gray. One of the bays is named John and he 1 of a remarkably gentle nature and extremely fond of eating sugar from Mrs. Harrison's hand. The English government is building a dry dock at Gibraltar of sufficient capacity tc hold the largest iron clad, and there is much bitter feeling in Spain, and also in France, at this uow assertion of England's unalterable determination to preserve her dominance 'hi the historic sea that lave9 Malta and Cyprus and is the waterway to her Indian empire. A few days ago John Ball, of Rocholle, Go., had a log rolling, and about 12 o'clock, while the men were at dinner, an old hen came iu the house, jumped upon the bed, deposited nn egg, which one of the small children took tc carry to his mother, and on the way accident ally dropped the egg, which was broken, aud to the astonishment of those present it was found to contain a chicken fully developed. All kerosene lamps should lie filled in the daytime and at a regular hour. They must not be too full; they must bo very carefully wiped off. The globes and chimneys should be kept clean and clear. The wicks are best trimmed by simply Tubbing off the churred surface. The light is often affected by the holes in tho burner becoming clogged. This can be remedied by boiling the burners iu a strong solution of washiug soda. There are now 80 crematories situated in various parts of the world; Italy has 23; America has 10; while England, Germany, France, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden have one apiece; in Italy there were 2 crema tions in 1870; the number rose to 15 in 1877, and iu 1888 the number was 220; since 1870, 1,177 cremations have taken place in Italy, while the combined number In all other countries brings the total to only 1,200. Cannibal Dwarfs of the Congo Forest. Nelson had a curious account to give of the dwurfs of the Congo forest. Ho describes them as the ugliest aud most depraved speci mens of humanity he ever heard of. "They struck me as the dark and forbidding crea tures of a bad nightmare," he said, "rather than actual human beings," when he first saw them. "Ob, they're a bad lot, I tell you. Sometimes we struck a district where they seemed a trifle less wild, or more confident, and they used to come iu swarms to the camp. They, of course, had never seen a white man before. "The most disagreeable thing about them was their guilty, sneaking expression. They nre cannibals, of course, and it always seemed to me that they came into our camp for the purpose of feasting their eyes on us, as a pack of hungry dogs might gaze longingly at a leg of mutton. Thoy could never look us in the face. I have felt their baleful gaze on me as I sat at my tent door, and the moment that I looked all eyes would instantly be droped. But I have detected them sizing up the others, and fairly licking their chops. It used to make my flesh creep. They used to pay mere attention to Jephson than any of us. We wore none of us overburdened with brawn in those days, but Jephson is of plumper build than any of the others, hence Ids popularity with theso impish cannibals. They admired Jephson because they saw at a glance that he would cut up into mure steaks and better rib roasts than wo others." Cor. New York World. Nut Good for Shingle. Parson Brown, who loves a joke, though it lie at his own exense, is fond of relating his experience in circulating a subscription piqier for the purpose of raising funds to shingle a church. Among others he called on a mer chant who was a liberal man where the ol ject is praiseworthy. In the present instance he subscribed $5. Shortly afterward the par son called to collect the uuiount, but tho mer chant, having had occasion to pay out all hi? inonev that day, informed the clergyinau of the fact and invited him to cull again. This did not exactly accord with the parson't views. Looking around the store he discov ered a kit of mackerel which ho thought might easily lie converted into cash. "How much for muckerelf" he asked. "Five dollars a kit," replied the merchant. "Well, if you have no objection, I'll take that kit for your subscription." "All right, parson," said the merchant, heartily. "You're welcome to anything in the store to the amoutit of J5; but though mackerel are famous for making a man dry, I wouldn't shingle my church with them if I were you." Lewistou Journal. An Employer's Economy. In New York there was a very wealthy dry goods merchant who died only a short time ago, aud who made it a practice to go from roof to cellar of his great Broudway store in an endeavor to prevent wastefulness on the part of his employes. If he found a foot of twine or a tenpenny nail on tho floor, he demanded to know who dropiied it there, threatening to discharge the culprit when d isoovered. Chatter. A Mew Medicine. A letter from Port Spain, Trinidad, Bpeaks of the recently discovered curative qualities of a plant locally known -is the Cousin .Mahoe, whose botanic name is tho triuuifetta semi trlloha. In cases of dvspesia, indigestion l.llll'1-U. ! and omnlaints the therapeutic effecU f this plant have been simply wonderful The doctors un the island prescribe it largely, knowing Its valuable projiertiea. Chicago Times eitglon ami the reople. There i-. but one way to c.iine somewhat nearer to the solution of the riddle; vv must mingle among people, seek them wherever they are to lie found; iu tle-ir cliiu rh.s., their places of amusements, their shc an.' count ing rooms; we must seek to w in tln ir confi dence, pi'-k up phrases which tin y drop here and there, and induce them to show them selves to us as they are. Habbi Solomon Schindler in Arena. Plenty of Heirs. A French family In the department of the Sarthe is excited over the story tnat a tori uneof 40,000,UUO awai-s it in this cuiintry, CONDUCTOR FATALLY SHOT. Held t p By Two Tramps While a Third Shoots Him All Arrested. Lima, O., April 8. Conductor Uurdner J. Tuckey, of the Pittsburg, Fort "Wayne and Chicago road, was shot by tramps about 8:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Main street crossing, in the heart of the city, and wounded so that he will die. Tuckey saw six tramps crowd into a box car and ordered them out, when one oi the fellows discharged a gun in the car. By this' time the train had reached the Main street crossing, and the target man, hearing the report of the pistol ran up to the car and handed Tuckey a flag stick, at the same tinio attempting to get into the car and help him, but while he waa in the act of ' grasping the flag stick lie was shoved out of the car, the tramps at the same time jumping out of tne opposite side of the car. Tuckey climbed over the train after them, when the tallest one of the crowd pulled a revolver, which the conductor wrenched from him, but as he did so two others caught him, one of them placing a 38-caliber revolver at his left side and fired, the bill taking effect iu the lung. They then turned and ran. Tuckey started after them, but wa) overcome from loss of blood. He was taken to a drug store near by, but it. soon became evident that he could not live long, and a message was sent to his wife.-who lives at Fort Wayne, Ind., and she ar rived with their little child and his aged mother on a special train at 7 o'clock. The police arrested four tramps after a chase of several miles, and they were all identified by Tuckey, and one of, them as the one who placed the pistol at " his breast and fired. On his person was found a 88-caliber revolver, with one cell empty. Ihe man who did the shooting gives his name as William Thomas, of Springfield, O. The others arrested are Iaiuis Dubret, of Columbus; Charles Sngcrman and William Mack, place of residence unknown. Impaled on a Pitchfork. - Ft. Wayne. Ind., April 8. John E. Whicker, while feeding his stock Satur day morning fell from the hay-mow over on to the prongs of a pitchfork, which penetrated his body, injuring him so that he is dying. Denver's Mayor Deposed. Denver, Col., April &. Mayor Lon doner has been declared fraudulently elected by the ring which formerly con trolled affairs here, and was Saturday morning deiKised from his office. NEWS IN BRIEF. Condensation of Iiitereitln-r Itetu -on Various Subjects. An opnl mine has been discovered in Mexico. In New York, Sunday, 1,806 foreigners, in steerage, landed. Farmer George Andrews is charged with arson near Huntington,, Ind. Augusta, Ky., election went dripping' wet, without a drop of water mixed in. Gen. Alger aud Gen. Hurst reviewed the veterans at tho soldiers' home Saturday. Clubs are trumps everywhere. Creencastle, Ind., has one of the commercial variety. Knock Jenkins was crushed to death in the machinery of a saw mill at Marion, Ind. The Ball-Now York Post libel case at Buffalo is to be appealed to the supreme court. At Jnsiier, O, safe burglars blow Cutter's safe for $700 aud got safely away with the proceeds. Hopkiusville, Ky., had a 115,000 fire in the business portion Saturday night. In cendiary. Clyde Bragg was deprived of his left ear nnd his watch by a razor-armed highway man at Marietta, O. Lew. Robinson, a colored boy, shot and killed George Hurdle, well known citizen of Felicity, O. Quarrel. Sunday was the anniversay of the battle of Khiloh, and large delegations of veterans rcuned on tho grounds. George Noonan, wife and daughter were poisoned at Chicago, it is believed, by a serv ant. The two former are dead. Conductor Tuckey was fatally shot by a gang of tramps whom he attempted to pat off a freight train at Lima, O. Indianapolis carpenters remark in plane language that they will stand no further shaving down of their present wages. Frank Elevin, missing Peru, Ind., boy, has returned home, Went to Michigan to pur. sue the trail of the ferocious red-skinned native. At Bushnell, 111., Ramy Akerman shot Mrs. Hess, landlady of the National hotel, and then fired a bullet into his own brain, causing instant death. Rev. Thomas Cef ton's year old babe acci dentally hanged itself in the meshes of a hammock at Wichita, Kan., during the mo mentary absence of its parents. Tho badly decomposed remains of a female infant were discovered in a vault on the premises of Jacob Pense, at Manchester, O., Sunday. No clew to its parentage Twelve horses and the hostler name not ascertained were burned with Monae's livery stable, 611 West Madison street, Chi cago, Monday morning. Loss, $'.25,000. Central Labor union of New York in forms the senate investigation committee that the police department there is a "menace and a disgrace to the city, the force as a body being dishonest, brutal, even criminal." James Wells, 16, quarreled with Eugene Cornell, 18, at Henderson, Ky.,bver a girl at an hour when all children of his age should have been home hi bed, and shot Cornell dead. At Indianapolis William Sheptard had his skull crushed by colored coachman Towns. Towns is in jail and Mattie Jones, the woman in the case, probably counts her self well rid of both of thorn. A whole county armed with hemp and shotguns is after the fiendish tramps who criminally assaulted the 11-year-old daughter of Joseph Rhodes and left her dying in the woods near Cuyahoga rails, utno. Cyuthiaua, Ky., announces to manu facturers seeking a location that iu new commercial club can take in the layout of other towns in the matter of business in ducements and go them one better. Th niarrinee of Jeremiah Hinkle and Leola Carroll, tsca with four and three liv. ine better halves respectively, was a combi nation of compound fractions performed at Columbus, Ind., by which the two halves of seven halves were reduced to three and half as a compromise on the matrimonial impossibility of making them one. Edmund Calkins went out lioat riding with his wife and Prank Hemlrix at Laporte, Inrl . fell overlioard ami wns drowned. The fact that Mrs. Calkins had lately married her husband al ter compiling him to take out a large policy on his life, with oth rhunrging circumstances, has led to an in vestiiration as to whether Mr. Calkins wot not assisted to fall into tbe lake. Krnlt In Asia. The bamlioo is still grown in Pekin with the aid of good shelter, moisture and favorable soil, but it is not found naturally growing iu the forests in North China, as was its habit 2,000 years ago. It gmws now in that part of the empire as a sort of garden plant only, so far as is known at present. It is in Szechnan that the southern flora reaches farther to the northward. Oraiif-es flourish there under the protection of high mountains and, with tbe aid of the n::ld climate there enjoyed, so also the lichen is found there. In the neighlior u.Ci nf shnmrhni oranem do not stow in the open air, nor can the trees weather the winter unprotected except on the island of Situngtiug, in the great lake near Soochow. New China Herald. Coughing IS Nature's effort to expel foreign sub stances from the bronchial passages. Frequently, this causes inflammation and the need of an anodyne. No other expectorant or anodyne is equal to Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. It assists ' Nature in ejecting the mucus, allays Irritation, induces repose, and is the most popular of all cough cures. ' Of the many preparations before the public for the cure of colds, coughs, bronchitis, and kindred diseases, there is none, within the range of my experi ence, so reliable as Ayer's Cherry Pec toral. For years I was subject to colds, followed by terrible coughs. About four years ago, when so afflicted, I was ad vised to try Ayer's Cherry Pectoral and to lay all other remedies aside. I did so, and within a week was well of my cold and cough. Since then I have always kept this preparation in the house, and feel comparatively secure." Mm. L. L. Brown, Denmark, Miss. "A few years ago I took a severe cold which affected my lungs. I had a ter rible cough, and passed night after night without sleep. The doctors gave me up. I tried Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, which relieved my lungs, induced sleep, and afforded the rest necessary for the recovery of mv strength. By the con tinual use of the Pectoral, a permanent cure was effected." Horace Fairbrother, Rockingham, Vt. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, ) rRHFABBD BT V Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mast. Bold by all Druggists. Price fl ; six bottles, 5. FOR CHILDREN. . REGULATES THE BOWELS A CURES Colic Pains, Nervousness, Hummer Complaint, Sore Throat, Sore Mouth, Acidity of the Stomach Convulsions, Diarrhoea, Cholera Infantum, and all diseases of Infancy and early childhood. It is not narcotic; Is purely vegetable and harniless- EILERT'S EXTRACT OF TAR & WILD CHERRY. For Coughs. Colds, Hoarseness, Spitting of Wood Bronchitis, Asthma, Influenza, Pleurisy, Innnin nmtlon of flie Limits. Pains in the Chest and first- stages of Consumpt ion. EILERT'S DAYLIGHT LIVER PILLS por Sjck Headache, euro Biliousness and Consti pation. Regulate the btomach and Liver. Horses, Cattle, Hogs, Sheep & Poultry IT TRY. VENTS AND CUHKS All Diseases common to them. This Powder Is a never-fulling remedy. A trial of one package win prove it. UNCLE SAM S 1TEEVE and BONE LINIMENT, IS TUB ltKsr CUHATIVR Knil MAN AND BEAST EVER PRODUCED. It affords the quickest relief from pain and efloet-s t he most permanent cure of any remedy now know n to man. (let Uncle Ham's Knirllsh and Gorman A H V hook1 from vour druggist. The above named .. !ni.1'..,to l?tiij.lli.u t-i' Ov UfHnl.Al'- To!.- Ing Syrup, Cllert's Extract of Tar and Willi Cherry, Clltrt Daylight lluer Pill), Vnclt Sam's Condition faultier and Uncle Ham t Liniment are inane nvtlie EMMERT PROPRIETARY CO. CHICAGO ILL. For sale, wholesale and retail by Lnckert & Kognolds, druggist. DEAF nebs a Htii inert emritir feck's INVISIIILK TUIUUI ltl CUSHIONS. Whlspera hwrd. Com. fn-tebla. hu,.M.r.lwk.r.IIR..JI.tll. H.IJkj r. MISOOI, Agents Wanted It Is a perfect wlnterliiie. Hum pie line sent by mail forMlc, nlso 50ft. line by until 1.2ft prepaid. For circulars, price llstx, terms, ad dress the PINLF.88 CLOTHES to sell Plnleas Clothes Lines : no moseelotnenpins needed. It holds the heaviest and finest fabrics with out plus. Clothes do not freeae to It and cannot blow off. LINE GO., Worcester, Mass. 1 7 Hermon btreet, MADE WITH BOILING WATER. EPPS'S GRATE rUL-COMFORTING. COCO MADE WITH BOILING MILK. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM riefinmn and beautifies th bair. I'loiuolefl a luxuriant growth. Never Fails to Restore Grey Hair to its Youthful Color. Cure" wlp diseases 4 hatrfallint; fiiv. ntxl Si """t Pniyglwf. CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH PENNYROYAL PILLS. Red Cross lit-moad Brand. Th imlv rftltabU nlll tnr ml. HatV aril far. Ladle, smlt Dra. for th IMa. snond Ifrmnd.tu red nmauia oowmm, w-w witb blaeribboa. Takeaaethei. Hrad-M. fnumpi) for partlaultn an Klf tor 1 M im Ittttr. h BsmsifL JVomc iar. Chlckeatcr Caaalcal Cew, Mftdlm fee.., rllda, 1 EST LQQD 'URIFIER is Fteverni vonr ao I was Huflerlns from n 1 Jk.N.B ..u a. . u .... L. ,l,ui I Hinted and fell to tbe ground In Hill's Alley, between t'berry and College Htreets, Heing perxonmiy acquainted wnn Dr. Hodges, at liin Miiggemion I began taking Hodges' 8srupsrllis. 1 took about one dor. en (Kittles in all. and from the time I bed taken the flrxt hoitie my health ttegan to improve, nnd by the ttme 1 bad taken the twelfth hottle my health was com pletely rentored, and 1 have enjoyed kkkI haalth ever since. I firmly beset li ssnetf sir III. Yours truly, "W. Y. WTLHOITF, Tor. Market and Carroll HU., Nashville, XeuD. PREPARED BY RANGUM ROOT MEDICINE COMPANY, NASHVILLE. TENN. mm m'm 8& it Saarilla SPRING -GREETING I We wish to inform our Gentlemen Patrons nnd tlio l'tililie 3cn erally that we are now in receipt of our Fine Spring1 Suitings. 2 O OK AT OUR Suits for $28, $30 and $35, Fine Cheviots And Diagonals. Also our $1 TKOUSKliS in any Btjle of Trouserings. YOU CAN EE SUITED IN GOODS AND PRICES BY CALLING ON US, Respectfully, H. B. WESTPALL, WILEY SMITH, Salesman. SECOND STREET TAILOR. Central Roller Mills Kcndrick, i Pettus h Co., Manufacturer ol Kigh Grade Patent Family Flours AND ROLLER CORN MEAL. Wo exchane any day in the week Flour an 1 Meal ior Wheat and Corn. CLARKSVILLE DISTRICT. Third Bound Quarterly Meetings. Ashland City, at Walton's, April 12, 13. Palmyra, at Talmyra, April li, 20. ('larksville, April 27. Pleasant View and Mallory's, at rieasant View, May 3, 4. I ted Kiver, at Wartrace May 10, 11. Springfield, May 17, 18. Cedar Hill, at Turnersville, May 24, 25. Hadlcrsville and Adams, at Salem, May 31, June 1. Asbury, at Grant's, June 7, 8. New Providence and Bethel, at Bethel, June 14, 15. Antioch, at Chapel Hill, Juris 21, 22. W. It. Pkeblks. Parties wishinir nice, comfortable offices or bed-rooms can find them by applying to August Michel at his bak ery on Hecond street, near Arlington Hotel. . mciiiaa.if Strictly pure drugs used in prescripf tions at Lockert & licynold's. ml7dt Glassware at cost Hendrick's China Store. AprSdtf. NOTICE. We bave on han't, for Hale In anyqnantltj Wheat Bran, Ear Corn, Shelled Corn, Tlmothv, Clover, AND Mixed Hay, Kentucky Coal, Pittsburg Coal, Anthracite Coal. P. P. Qracsy & Bro. Mm, ir.Tcr::.:::; DENTIST ? -Vt - Office: Corner 3d syric, and Franklin Kin., - officii. Thomas Uohner, JEWELER. REPAIRING A SPECIALTY -J. D. SLAYDEN, M. D., (Formerly of Dirkscr. County,) Is permanently located In Clsrksvllle. Office formerly occupied by lr. TrawH-k, over Ice Offlw, -;- FRANKLIN STKECT, -: offers his scrvicen to the public generally, and solicits a share of pnu-tlce. W hen Dot at of fice cn tie found at rmitdsnoe, corner Main and Unlvemlty Avenue. if ' B. .- " ':' f. .T7 ' i :'.V rift'!.-' II. BECK, The Shoemaker. (Successor to Jus. Wit.el.) AH making and mending done neatly and at low prices. Cull on mo. Corner Franklin Street and Public Square, under Chronkxe Ofllce. Respectfully, Oct.l-m H. BECK. CLAKKSVILLE Fsmals-.Acadsmy. A School for the higher culture of young wo men and girls. -:- KINDERGAUTEN DEPARTMENT. -:- HandRome new building fluely equipped. Healthy locution. Superior advantage. Terms reaxonable, Board lfl per month. Fall Terra opens September 2, 1KK9. Hend for Catalogue. MKH.E.O. BHFOHD Prlnolpal. Elder's Opera House! OnoNlKhtOiily, Wednesday, Apr, 0, GEORGE WILSON'S Led by the AIl-Tlme Minstrel Emperor, M It. George Wilson. A Superb Production of MAGNIFICENT MODERN MINSTRELSY. ALSO THK HIO KIR MESS DANCE, Thesensntlon of the Nineteenth Century, and the Ureal DERBY DAY FIRST PART. AIIM1SSION, i i Mi, 75 and SM.OO Hecure your Henls at Owen, Moore Alkfn son's ItookHtore, Dp. W. P. LAWRENCE, (Formerly of Orlando, Fla.) Is now located at Clarkuville, Tenn., Arlington Block, and offers his professional services to tho citizens of Montgomery and neighboring counties. -SPECIALTIES. Diseases of Throat, Now, Eye and Ear, Diseases of Women, Chronic Diseaseas and Surgery PILES CURED WITHOUT PAIN or detention from business. Stricture of the Urethra cured by Electricity. Office Hours: 9 a. m. to 11. 2p m.to4. Sunday, 8 a. m. to 10. rir.oiw-tf. AORHTR WAWED by an old reliable firm lante proflis, quick sale. Hnmple free. A rare opportunity. Ueo.A.Hcott.M Jf'wny , N .Y. aiiiiili films rels