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A ketalani of mark has lately dls
laghat bed himself greatly, and letters
sad telegrams of congratulation have
bees pouring upon him from various ys
parts of the world. These have been the
subject of conversation at the break- Ho
fast table, and the Bostonian's little of th
daughter has heard of them. The nlg t
other day she said to her mother, with they
a pathetic air of concern: er b
"Mamma, do you suppose all those gron
people would think so much of papaif to th
they knew that he sometimes puts his tilizi
elbows on the table?"-Boston Trans- filter
cript. This
As Awful rig. tien
Husband of Authoress - My dear, and
you are famous now. Your picture is that
sn the paper. .*1
(Authoress takes one glansce and artic
bursts into tears.) lette
IIualbnd-Whby, my dear, what is the the
smatter? frier
Authoress--The horrid things bare alit
imade me with a last year's bonnet one uses
-Texas Biftings. on a
As Iethyoltseals ystery, corn
The reason none can understand, man
But examples there are In plenty- rot
One pound is the weight of the ash you land-.
And the fsh that escaped welhed twent y.r o
--Ch!cag@ ltecor. Bit
Cheap Ezeurslons to the West the
Bountiful harvests are reported from all ing
sections of the west and northwest, and an
exceptionally favorable opportunity for to
home seekers and those desiring a change Tho
of location is offered by the series of low- It
rate excursions which have been arran wet
by the North-Western Line. Tickets or
these excursions, with favorable timelimits, per
vill be sold on August 29, September 10 and all 1
24 to points in Northern Wisconsin, Michi- fall
gan, Northwestern lows, Western Minneso
ta, South Dakota, Nebraska Colorado, ma3
Wyoming Utah ands large number of other and
po0nts. For fullinformation apply to agents two
of connecting lines, or address W. B. E ols
aax, General Passenger and Ticket Agent ctn
Chicago & North-Western R'y, Chicago, I. tur
"You'nz writing a novel with a purpose, ct
I believel" "Oh, yes." "What Is It" 'To
aolL"-Chicago Record. crol
A Byndlete of Monsters. on
Here are the names of the abominable trio yiel
that compose it hated and abhorred by man
and womankind-dyspelpsia, biliousness and per
constipation. What is the most successful due
way to attack and squelch these united per
monsters? Take Hostetter's Stomach Bit- out
ters and they will pull up stakes and make
tracks for parts unknown, leaving no trace goc
behind. The Bitters also Pxterminates mala- ove
ris, rheumatic and kidney trouble and nerv- but
ous ailment.
MaN and wile were formerly one. The brc
new idea is to make them two men.--At. aer
chison Globe.
louoANca is less removed from the truth
than prejudice-Diderot.
Tired Women do
INervous, weak and all worn out-will lit
and in purified blood, made rich and to
healthy by Hood's Sarsaparilla, permanent is
relief and strength. Get Hood's because toe
Hood's Sarsaparilla it
Is the Only be
True Blood Purifier "e
Prominently in the public ens to-day. It is ah
sold by all druggists. $1; six for $. t
Hood's Pills ti . flggi t"i, of
-rr sa o0- t.
sto 18%- .0o It 3 - 8.00 e
r t SitO I ,l ,
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I O' on AWT ea RtIM PsOe YOUR
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Industrial and Food
Caution:. a to .a
f L . h orh ow
eots fa a Udw·trL
AmII, G AM u1 . USl, KESTEi . ur1sll,
bisen' ro a asvsso
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A+ i +* sr
inarT oko . +
tis tL.
only 1
yon V
the Vasi . Leseere as a ren l aetilats g
How can plants inmrease the fertility
of the soil? In two ways. One by add- Thy
nlg to it that part of themselves which erally
they obtain from the air, and the oth- grass
er by searching many feet into the grass
ground with their roots and bringing rotati
to the surface the chemicals and fer the at
tilizing materials stored there, and year
filtered from the surface for ages. be le
This is lucerne's method of benefit bare.
Dug the soil. This letter, from a erae- Thu
tical farmer, so completely explains in the
and answers every point and question, weatl
that we feel we can not add to it. Clore
"In September. 1804, I wrote a short 1. 1
article about uIncerne. 1 have received rubbi
letters concerning it from all parts of perfe
the country, and at the request of my 2. I
friends all over the Union, I will talk spadi
a little more about lncerne, its habits, ough
uses and culture. Lucerne will grow three
on any land that will produce wheast, & 1
corn or potatoes, and will thrive on a iine
many lands that none of these will 4.
grow on, especially very light sand or ough
gravel, though it does well on clay. harr
But it will not grow on any land that the
the water stands within one foot of Th
the surface, and there is no use in sow- be a
ing itin an alkali that isstrong enough tism
to keep wheat from growing it
Though particular about wet land, et ti
it will stand any amount of serts
wet in the summer, as long as there is TI:
plenty of drainage. It will also stand Hess
all the water in the winter that may crop
fall in the shape of rain, or snow that plai
may melt It is a very quick gr6weri aCt
and will mature the first crop in abtHLt forts
two months from the time that growth taiu
commences. The second crop will ma- letie
ture in about six weeks from Cdttidfs
and the third in about five weeks from
cutting of the second. The second T
crop is the heaviest, but the first is a pen
little the best feed, as it grows a little as a
longer than the others. It will to d
yield about on an average of six tons and
per acre, and I have known it to pro- roar
1 duce double that quantity. It is a do 1
perennial of the clover tribe, but will obn I
outyield it two to one, makeS 3isst as will
good feed, and has a great advantage bee(
- over the clover, for it never falls down, sons
but stands up straight. fou
"Sowing--The best method is to sow yet
t broadcast about fifteen pounds per Wor
acre where the land is in good cond- I'dit
tion, but on very weedy land fir clear lor.
gravel, or sand that is very poor, put teal
about three pounds more. You can not and
get any crop from it the first years bt hr
do not get discouraged if the plants in F
are on an average teth inches apart. mo.
ill little, slim single stems about four has
d to six inches high. Your prospect five
It is good that you will get fo~r tr-a
te tons per acre next yeah astu tiI hext ica;
it will be as good as ever it will, and
stand that way for ten years. It is
best to sow with grain. Oats are the
best; thus you will lose to time but for
can have a crop front your land every
year. In fact it does better to have it m1
s shaded when young. Sow at the same ba
time that you do spring grain.
"Cultivation.-Where there is pleity t0µ
of rain there is no cultivatiton needed, ea
for it would be unwise to manure it, is
as it thrives fully as well on washed fio
sand as will on the best pgdn- d
spot, but in a few years it will th
make clear sand a rich land, ow- 'l
ing to the decay of the root. The be
Sroots will sink themselves for a dis- fot
tance of ten to twenty feet straight e
down. They are about one bald a half lie
inches in diameter, ahd fully one-half ju
of that root decays every year from the ne
outside, and keeps growing larger be
from the center every year.
"It should be cut when in full bloom.
A little old is better than too youngt
when the bloom is ready to fall oft is
not too late. Do not eut too much at
once, for if yout alow a rain to t ond oh
your hay after it is eut5 it will not be
worth more than one-half for en
feed, (etd Will be entirely worth- tr
less for market. Heavy dews
are not good either. Ilake into
wihdrows if cut with a mowing ma
chine, and let dry until it begins to d
let the leaves fall when handled ?
roughly, then pick it uip and lay it in '
5 piles~ Qttst one forkfull in a pile to
Cure. Do not roll it together or it 1
will not load easily, then yatt *ill
have to pull it to pieces thus losing
one-half of the leaves. By following
my directions you can put each on
perfectly clean at one fork-full, and
not waste time nor any of the leaves.
iBut right here let mi warn you
Sagainst condemning it as s worthless
lot of sticks until you try yoSar hoses
Sand cows, and see them clean up the d
ES ticks before they do the leaves. There
are not many animals that take
to it when dry, without having it in
8 their manger for a few days with oth
er hay; but in a few days you will see
d the grass hay left while the lucerne is
cleaned up. A ton of lucerne will not
go quite as far as a ton of timothy. Do
not let hungry cattle get on it while
green, especially when wet, for it will
Sbloat them, which is apt to result in a
death. If you wish to pasture it, first I
feed your stock all they can and will
eat, then turn them on the green lu
cerne, and no harm will come to them.
It is the best thing to renew old, worn- i
_ out land that I ever saw, and there is
not a weed or anything else in this
country that can stand it.--Cor. South
ern Farm.
Keep Farm Becorde.
Every farmer is to a great extent a
manufacturer, and ought to keep a•
record of his operations. This is the
key to success in any business. But
the sciltiller should attend to some
other matters in connection with his
aerls aounrts. A map of his farm, with
Seach Geld numbered, and its size, qual
T ity 9f soll, etc., specified, will be a
ha great aid in keeping track of the
Syear's transactions How many farm
era have such a gaide and convenience?
_ And how many kept sueh memoranda
the past year as will enable them
to tell the expense of each crop grown.
And how about the domestic animals?
If oukeep eows what have they paid
you per bead nh the a*regate? And
what of sheep, swine, and even the
C chickens? How much did each contrib
a te to your income, and which was the
most proitable?
Those who can answer those parti
aiant questLO s must be well advised in
regard -to their fiataa position, sad
need no admonition, bat we. fear many
are uterly unable to gievay detailed
___ost of their farnbgi opera
.ms, ov whether the btlade is
o* the right cr wrong side of the
ledger. It is meelem to say that stab
elal entearpris, aseAbee the frequent
e neaptat t Unt '*LVaiD dloemaw' pay.
he l ,
a4inainr. lis an. ascatranb arm
eonat od yere dolein, and YoU will met
only be wims but ares t !le d tIlt ih
eonsasq oe.t t ct, esoa that Tha
yon wll\ kbow how yor stand a the
elese of maother year,-sutheUt Path
Whai eaes or twlver seed. rIads
The intense drougth has quite fteMi. m
erally destroyed the spring seeding et
grass and clovert Unless a "catch" of
grass is seented this season, the eroP
rotation will be thrown out of joilte
the supply of hay and pasture Heft Ma
year cut short, and soil fertility may wron
be lost through leaving the groua4 up a
The following suggestioUi ae inadl
in the full belief that andeat verage
weather conditions a "fall catch" of
Clover and grass may be secured;
1. Burn the stubble to destroy all
rubbish that would interfere with the
perfect preparation of the seed bed.
2. Harrow repeatedly, with a disk or
spading harrow, until the soil is thor
oughly loosened to the depth of t*o of
three inches.
& tilverize the soil very hoely with
Sflthe tooth harrow.
4. As soon as the soil becomties thOt- taug'
oughly moistened, sow the clover see.l,
harro% it in lightly, and heavily roll
the groun~. tla
The timothy ok other grass seed mas In tb
be sowe later, sy shbout the usual -'"
time of sowing wheat. won
It the work is well doie at the pro' last
ef time, a 'eatch' will 11 reasonably after
Certaint stan
The urgent need of combating the had
i Hessian fly, and the value of the claret rhil
crop as a soil reneneor and forage see
t plant. shodl4 induce the farmers to nigh
act promptly and unitedly in their ef. doct
forts to repair the damage already sits" go
1 tained and prevent fIlPther loss.-Bul- the
letin Indiana Exp. Station. stan
The Life of the Horie.
The natural life df t hlotf iimust de- of 3
b pend ~taPtly on its breeding, but quite read
B as much on the kind of work it is set llas
1 to do. An animal never driven fast time
· and thus strained or injured by hard badl
roads will last to t eftty-fle .A're.r art, que
a do good servbi ihu if driven hard the
on etofte or asphalt road beds its feet in t,
s will give out and the animal will sooa lt&hd
c become *drthles!, Ell ,Vakelee, of An.
s, soni.,Ciin., has a teamof horses thirty- hun
four and thirty-five years old which arq asy:
, yet in good dcndition add ds gotit 1ia
r work. ale a:.a thOiu photograph taken and
i. fiEdntly, and will hang 'it in his par- and
ir lor. Mr. Wakelee has worked this like
t team in double barness all the spring did
>t and summer, bld-ii~j dciraging and Yot
It htinj with them, and they are yet sin'
ts in prime condition, sleek and glossy as wis
t, most horses that are yet young. He tro
ir has worked them more than twenty- inei
et five years, and it it evlerit that the mel
,r t*atti has never been misused.-Amer- V
ct ican Cultivator. hea
d ira'
is iatlng Stock. he
We We use rock salt in large lumps for for
at the horses. Each horse hass iliilp bE- his
fore it all the tidle, to lick from as hd am
ri mry ~aht it. We salt odlr cows id the ill
ne barn at nmilking tinit, dnos A day. bin
That is, i little salt, say a heaping She
1 teaspoonful, is put before every cow litt
d, each morning to eat if she wadts it. It h(
it, is put right on the ddtient feeding up
ed floor. A little salt daily aids diges- no,
n- lion in the cow or horse andl waters we
ill the milk in a legitimate way. Salt- any
W ing freely once a week is not the ha
he best way, any more than it would be tnc
is- for us to eat all otr salt foF the week shi
ht every Stidday morning. In fact, I be- in
alf lieve that salt thus fed is often an in- mi
alf jury, as well as an advantage. Stock an
he need salt as well as food, but it should It
er be given them in a proper way. Fed tic
in the stable, as we do, each horse and it
in. cow had its own, and cannot be robbed wz
r b some boss, to the injury of both.-- tic
SI. iTerry, in tractieal tariei'. pli
i oaltry on the Farmers' Table.
be There Is not a great deal of differ,
for ence in the price of meats; and poul
th- try, which is easily digested, ought to r
tws be more on farmers' tables than it is. it
to The staple mdat product used on the D
Sfarm is pork. That is always hard td h,
to digest anid if morze of the vital energy e
led exp~nded in digesting pork were ised ye
in in pushing farm work and planningt bi
to better methods, farming would pay di
Sitbetter than it does. The pourtry yard a
ill should not be regarded as only a
means to make more money. If it a
makes farm life more attractive it will ol
on be no less profitable than if it added s
and direct y to the bank aeountk--AmnierlI o
ean Cultivator.
5es --Ba3 water is responsible for more
the disease and death among cattle, horses,
iere hogs and men than any other one cause.
ake The stagnant summer ponds are as full g
Sin of disease as a pesthouse.
see -The nervous snsseptibility of a
e is cow has a telling influence on her J
not milk; and it may be added that the e
nervous .nseeptibility of thle milker
hile has a telling effect upon the cow. u
will -The private dairyman who will
t in so arrange his dairy affairs as to have
frst his crop of butter come in when but
will ter is scarce~and dear, is the one who
lu- will find that dairying pays
em. -Colts should have plenty of out
orn- door exercise and room to run, kick up
re is their heels and play; plenty of green
this grass, open air and sunshine. Boys
uth- and girls should have the same Glod
given advantages, and thus may be
developed specimens fit for the shows
nt a -The frog barometer, used in Ger
ep a many and Switzerland, Isa very simple
athe apparatus, consisting of a jar of wa- 1
But ter, a frog and a little wooden step
tome ladder. If the frog comes out and sitsh
Shis on the steps, rain is expected.
with -To take fertility from the soil by
l- means of crops without returning
be a something to it is not only robbing the 1
the soil, but future generations as well.
arm- Contrary to common opinion, there art
ine? no lands that will not eventually aue I
anda comb to this sort of farming.
them -If all the birds in the country were
own destroyed, it is said that the entire
crops would also be destroyed by in
d sects as surely andswiftly as the crops
iAthe in the far west are devastated during a
trib-locusat plasue
Sthe -A game hen is the best mother;
they are perfect sitters, and protect
rt their neata and chicka better than hens
aedinof any other beed. A good game hen
an will whip a at or a rat, or a bawkl, or
ma a bad boy, sad will fight anything that
a threatens her brood. Consequently,
seek hems seldom have "bad lack rain
San a fa·sly,"
Sthe --The eglish or hous. sparrow
a suk raises tiare or four broods of youa2
smr- betwe.' sya lad September, and the
g ed feet of the asetlitgs ant they arMold
r~~rwruib, - O~eq ~
Preoende dC Ia B E
that 4
rFads Qaslat Waroer. the saw"* leased of own t
Sema astera--"Xs ntim and a ,
·-- -- life
e t leas d'--A Lees to olb bI tbsl
Lord" -- lbow str S ro
saddest a ii r spar ie
Were, but sotte hibd
monstrous fun- rooms
my things hatee pilas
Sonide to pass n there
roundi nO. In an i ha o d
y own day and te
renerationI Iour
bare seen he quit,
Stiead-eo as ilf rd tl
over the death had
bed- *d en I prne
~ either had to
harn e nnos toele yi
ig tdt h n gotthe hi
augh, or swell up and bust open.
Thhe Wrong Time of tear Tw
tast a prinl a year ago was oft dOeth bad
tn the Flat Woods and saw Felix Mayo L i
Sf yero r hi d h t big
-"Dandy Mayo," as etierybody werean a i
wont to hall him-stuimble oter the
last tnal ditch. I had went owne thee
after some seed potatoes; you under- rom
stand-which the blazin cold weather= ttw
had tdhade aii r in the grtuwas td-tioad
thilst in the settlement I rode by to the
asee Dandy- Hel was right tolerable dyin
nigh unto death when I got there: The hin
* doctors t at ahlready git e hittii tpl h
Sk gone goslin and went on home. But
- the family and the neighbors were
standin around the death bed cryin and
takin on till it was a sad sight to see.
S andy loaed it has the !iNcn tirs e
SI of year for him to die and he want his
A ready. He made out like he want a abt
t blamed bit skeered, bet at the same
it time he said if there was any way to plae
d bag k didid , OF rthin; orut Btd c oage the himi
question he would love to d it. But sahal
Sthe laughn part canie when r andy put the
at in to beggid his tife to taky his piam eve
Pk ltd go on ahead. id
to "You are the best and most purest
r- human person I have ever saw, Tildv," ho
says Dandy to his wife, which she was
n and married him. 'You neverdid enss on
r- and drink whisky and bet on cards ill
is like me, and so far as I know you never And
he id do anything partclar wrong.
d You are ready to die, r ly, a wh! w t I
t ain't sorter half way ready, disd I i0
as wish you would take my place so I t
Swould havel moie mte time d qut my As
SineanfIsse and iit -eady di the judg- m il
he ment bar.'` th
:r What made it so particular funny to hoe
hear Dandy talkin and carryin on that call
way -everybody knowne thatTildy, was
he called her, had been takin his place
r for years an ye t iars. Dandy want worth bi
- his rooth in this world to start with,
hd and his gad tifc haad took his singae ab
he hll along the line. She Was jest
be. imply the nminest man in the family. ut
tk She took Dandy's place and run their
-w little farm, and fed the stmdl sahd
It mhopped the wood, and kept the wenseo
ed up in general. But the time had we
s- now come when Tidy couldn't neither hin
rs wear the breeches nor stand inis shoes anc
it- and so he had to face the music single- at
he handed and alone. She was willin and
be more than willin, you tnderstand, but ui
ek she couldn't play his hand out for him ap
- in that game. Dandy had got things of
in- mighty bad mixed and muddled up ot
ck anyhow. It was his time of year to die.
d It maybe looked to him like the wrong me
ted ime,but in the general plans of creation m
nd it was the right time, and so there he fi
ed was. At any rates, the general situa
pay tion hit me all in a wad in a funny
place, and I had to go out on the hlth
porch and laugh it off. mh
ter o A Loss to the Lord it
ul- When old man Ebenezer Ashcroft had -1
to run slap out to the end of the roe and th
the Dandy Mayo in regardsto oe thins- gt
Itd he want to say 6tten and he waet gr
re beady, Ieo had travelled a longo and b
iad rough and rocky road, you understand i
inR but he had went all the gaits clean o
pa downtothe finish. And then finally t
ard at last when the doctor give out the be
a newsthat human help couldn't do no o
iit ore tod the end rwas clost to hand,
will old man Ebenezer looked up mighty th
ded Iserious like and sober and then went or
arL on to says pi
'"From the way yoi talk, doctor, this th
wlest be a tse of great pushency, sad ti
I reckon it ain't for me to say whether at
I should or whether I shouldn't. But
sore by George Washington, I have got one
wse hing to say with my last fleetin
se. Ireath. I dont't make ont like I have
got any tremendius big sight of relig
ion, you understand, but when Ebenzer
f hAs hcroftdies Giod Almighty will lose
her the best friend he ever had in this
the countr'."
ker n'ow to be certainly of course old p
man Etenezer was in cold, dead ear
will nrest, but to man up a tree he had t
a pe usome powerful funny and pectrios
but. notions.
Ellbo Room In Death
J,-oe Nick Striner was about the most
o P stirrin man that was ever turned out
k up from the Rocky Creek settlement in a
his day and time. t e went of to the
city before he was good gJrown, and
presently he got to be a lawyer and a
banker, superintendent of a Sunday
Sschool and a standin candidate for oon
w grel all at the same time.
pl But in the regular run of things the a
o bottom fell out with Joe Nick, you un
tep derstand, and his general macheinery
I sits run dowi and stopped. He had return
ed back home to die, and when the last
I by day come be sent for me to drop over and
ning seehim. By that time Joe Nick was so
Sthe terrible poor and pale and thin till itt ook
wel two or three people to see him, though
art he told me himself that more than
aes oncet he had halt such fall hands till
nobody couldn't see him.
*"i jest only wanted to shake the d artin
er hand with you oncst more. Rufe," says
sir he, with that lonesome, ufarway look
on his face, "'and then tell you about
some peronal,private business whieh
I want you to tend to when I drop out
of the Itame. You will recollect, Ruae,
ther; that the stringers people for genera
otect tions have been laid away to rest in the
hena gieneiral graveyard over at old myr
a en churchl Don't let et bary me there,
* * Rute, if you plse. I would'nt mind it,
ytht you nderstand, exeptia from the fact
Sthat they have been bry. n the dead
there so lr and so reu.ar ill they
have got 'em planted toe all-fZ d
arrow thiek. If tis rnveyrd wasbiger it
Po wns wIeld ~ate, do, but aLL the lad right
d th3 resd next to te ehere gp aapd e
***ts bdy kows he Is tde genebte st, set
"N% e, I anit +' atews:tI it
at ahbey bury me audar that paihaf,
mon tree down thee in thMo owSr ei -
at iaeihe nder the appletreae at tbr'
in the smath Wiet saen fl the s gds
Sgaptlins, I have been erOwdad 1i f
iife-crowded id with a big tardly a
hotle, thdil droifiled out andcrowded
away from home, and tctreft ubd
bternally crowed in the city till £nnaii f
at last I will be crowded into my grave. rob
Blut, RFdfe; dddblame it, let 0e have 'a
bibdW Poofin id death--plenty of hband
roomance as we boys tid t0 Ely in
,layid marbles and I reckon maybe ýt
here is rotIi nhougl and bdme to
spare dowin thd'f tinder the hog *eedE
and the daisies. Give me your toTid'
lRute, with your hand in mine, that
you will tend to that when I pams and
quit, and may you live forever." Tob
I ieetd i tfom tWhat Je Nicl said he norm
had helt many i d idittdr hane thati
inine, but I give it to him at any fates;
and it less timb than it takes mne t
tell it h&d went the way df evcery mor- don le
tal man born of woman.e ti
The next time you pass alonif
By the dit Stfinger place if you York
*ill look fight lost out there under
a big apple tree in the southt'nt eor- BPa
Sinr Of the garden you will see a grave woul
= est dne-s=aid bnly one. The hog dito
Seeds and the daijie) grew rank and
promiscuous around there, you under
itand, but I teckon Joe Nick don't give
At ehntliental f(r that now. And to
0 the bottom of my hefttt- 4o ty last Ja
dyin day-I will be glad that we gavc the e
hint plenty df elbow room in death.
ot only a Do's Cidie overt
d Tony Bartley was a way yonder the
laziest and most triflinest white man
thatver breathed his last ftnal breath
It # ~tidy CMeei rontry, and when I ca
his time come he was lyift in a lttte hae
cabbin over there on the old Lucas
o place. lie lived right there alone by "D
1 himself, and he would have died the some
sit me * if it hadn't been for a man by tryin
it the name of Anidy Lueas Now, as El
b eviefybdy ktldws: Andy utias is some- Mui
tidied toutghl tdd si*rays fotfgHi bat in mreie
It case of a pinch, you will find hinh vhitt 67
and brave, and to his friends as true a
friend aserer man had. him and Tony L.
Bartlet had went to school tdgther, with
s you undeistadd, and tat summersets
in the same sandbed, and tiiilt btutter
ir mills in the same old spring branch.
And when Tony had let loose and went Sues
to the devil and the dogs-a blot on the
i aicia of reatidl Mlnd a asandalation on Bo
Sthe whoble entife bettiemunt-Whefl he
Sas down flat oh his badk-helllles S
L d hopeless and sick unto death-yet (C
still there was one man on the earth- r
to the onlyedt tne-that would take and me
at hold his hand, look him in the face and Iri
call him "friend"-and that one mad
was ratlin, rowdy, reckless, Andy Lu
th c5.
S So when Tony come to die Andy want
t g(one nowhere. He was right there
t ith hint, add fonl what Andy told
the afterwards, in his last dylie words
r qIbny spoke as follows below: "I'd
hd "Andy Lu'as, if there ever was a who
Mian id all the human race that want
worth his room fl this world or any- Ti
ad wheres else, you are right here with we]
er him now. I have wasted away my life
es- and lived on what I could beg and Ti
nd steal and borrow. I have been as ai
ut mean as any man could be without
im spillin human blood-a liar, a thief and
a scoundrel. I have dcoie a whole lot
gs of harm in the world and narry ddft
up bit of good. Now I don't want you to
ie give yourself any trouble and worri
ion ment about puttin me away. You
on won't need no new clothes and no cof
he fin for me. You can jest make the nig
m gers pick me up like they find me and
tote the off as I am-rags and all. And
I wish you would please make 'em take
me over there in the pastel add dig a
hole in the ground and shovel me into
it. Don't let 'em plant me deep, Andy
sad -bury me right close up to the top of
md the ground. Maybe I mought make a
ike little spot of ground rich so as the
g- grass will grow rank and make good
alt grazin for the stock. I have done nothin
zd but bharmn-and so much of it in this
nd, life---if it is so I ean, I would love to do by
san a little good in death. I know it s le
lly taken a dog's chances with the dumb the
the beasts, Andy. but with the last rattle
no out of the box I am willin to try it s
md, So in them days it come to pass that ea
hty they dug one lonesome grave dug way
en over mr the paster on the old LucIs
place, and Tony Bartley lies buried
this there, Andy Lucas maintains till yet
and that the grass grows rich and green
ther and more fresher right there than any
But wheres else in that paster, but Andy
one swaps horaes considerable between
etin drinks, you understand, and you can't
ave sometimes always take his mouth for a
slig- prayer book. Rulrus SAnDr.a.
lose The Usuaml Form.
this "Have you issued my denial that I am
a candidate?" inquired the prominent
old politician of his secretary.
er- "Yes, sir,' said the obedient secre
had tsry.
ions "Well, then," continued the poll
tician, "go down to committee head
quarters and tell the chairman to get
himself interviewed to the effect that
most it is impossible to foretell what I might
out do were the honor forced upon me by
t in unanimous action of the party."-Chbi
the cago Record.
a Made a Miss
d a Mr. Minks-I see the Chicago papers
aday are advising reputable women to stay
con- away from improper performances.
the Mrs. Minks - Oh! What geese they
Sun- Mr. Minks--Geese?
nery Mrs. Minks-Why, yes; every repla
tur table woman will want to go now, to
lt see if her neighbor is there.
as so A Revere Test of Beauty.
took "You say," murmured Genevieve,
ough sweetly, "that you were led to love me
than when you Afrst saw the in bloomers?"
a till "Quite right," said Algernon, as he
pressed her to his bosom. "I knew that
artin if you didn't look like very much of a
'says fright in bloomers you must be very
look beautiful."-Chicago Reord.
whieh se was TaL
p out "Oh, John," said Mrs. mith, teas
Rule, fully, "ma has out her thumb dread
mer- fully and the doctor thinks there ib
in the danger of loofka."
sra "He needn't be safraid of that,"re
there, plied Slmith, areastleally; "she never
id it, gives her jaw a chacee to lek'"
C fact Texas Sttlgs
deadt . rar.
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A l 'WI 3V PUR33
gui-- d.. oasw e. AttltoLat
T A D i m O .d YO J
drift into ma
eno o*t1"--, Ided
i inSae a gift, as p
Aorma weihat because ofo tt ..o
$# derar mng eah sheir net'W MM
d i-etlon and causes nerve irri tan that
aa '.bmtiB power and vitality. You ne
JqnarwointerM relsof bytheusesof et
ýýs h don't like our tree
lO the first times NoTe.aCull a nder
eorato s morbda e Drtog e , ywhewe.
Blok fitt rAd SSterlingomunan -
York City or Uhlesgd.
Bvros-"What became of that 9*ory YOU
for working on-the one that coyou said
aould. ieqimortall" Weeawrge~-s t s
itor klled a.'-ludla upolis Journal.
Bos men tlose their nerve ei.tld noygO r
to i dentst'so and others wit o ta hes
rJaa n inaterests of rwa aeves create
the fastco b.rse."-Chicat o  buns
Ha -"Why do you ref us fle when l say
I han't lsve without you?" so.s Y
have aroused my urtostty."-Detrolt Triba
"De only ing," aid. ncle Eben,"dat
some men nobber gits o'l l aiso o~ber am
tryin' Itr lib wifout awuh, n'.'-W y tblage.
tELLIE-"Look at those pretty cows !"
Maudie-"They are not cows; they nre
cnlfS'" Itcllfe-"But what is the differ
n '-el" 1audio--"Whyeows give milk, and
cthves give telly."
Love's L0cAL OPrO -oDrink toame only
with thine oycs."-Punch.
"Do You think the senator had uany pre- I
orns grief shows much of love; hut muche
aGL~.E--ttl i atio thn" e , rat tiat; .sal
u eso--D 'ca, Is n a t' lare
of grief shows still some want of wt.
l'ghakS )erspero.
tatrt's Loa(lio has pre seted a rhinestone
rings-"Is yout love eorme genuine?" Miss
Causto-"As genuine as the o ing yo resga
me.r Gayboy-"Auf rcor. of "-oPe l tduPma
a A little was enough.
e -Detroit Tribm,.
"I'd see if 1 oouldn't find some other fellow
a who would be willing to marry yoa."-- I@
r- TEN TTnot-sAt harms more than the ills
h we know, our idleness doth hatch.--8hake
d Ta Amax-"Tommy, can you tell me where
ia Napoleon was borne" Tvmmy-'-Wh, o'
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