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I'm So Hungry
Says nearly everybody
After taking
Hood's
Sarsaparilla
"August
Flower"
There is a gentle
Dyspepsia, man at Malden-on-
the-Hudson, N. Y.,
named Captain A. G. Pareis, who
has written us a letter in which it
is evident that he has made up his
mind concerning some things, and
this is what he says:
" I have used your preparation
called August Flower in my family
for seven or eight years. It is con
stantly in my house, and we consider
it the best remedy for Indigestion,
and Constipation we
Indigestion, have ever used or
known. My wife is
troubled with Dyspepsia, and at
times suffers very much after eating.
The August Flower, however, re
lieves the difficulty. My wife fre
quently says to me when I am going
to town, 'We are out
Constipation of August Flower,
and I think you had
better get another ljottle.' I am also
troubled with Indigestion, and when
ever I am, I take one or two tea
spoonfuls lefore eating, for a day or
two, and all trouble is removed."
If if on In ire a
COLD or COUGH,
aruie r irnauiic to
CONSUMPTION,
SCOTT'S
LSIOI!
of pi ki: o3 i ,iv i: it on,
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One of the most important organs ol thi
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toperlorm their work. DYSPEPSIA. CON
STIPATION, RHEUMATISM, KIDNEY OIS
EASE, etc, are the results, unless some
thing is done to assist Nature in throwing
oil the impurities caused by the inaction
ol a TORPID LIVER. This assistance so
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II acts directly on the LIVER. STOMACH
and KIDNEYS, and by its mild and cathartic
effect and general tonic qualities restores
these organs to a sound, healthy condition,
and cures all diseases arising from these
causes. It PURIFIES THE BLOOD, tones
up the system, and restores perfect health.
If your druggist does not keep it ask him to
order it for you. Send 2c stamp for copy of
"THE HORSE TRAINER," published by us.
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ESQUIMAU EVENINGS.
fp where the north pole towers high
Oat of a snow-drift up to the sky,
tTp In the dreary Arctic regions.
Where the Esquimaux are the only lefriona.
There where the climate Is always frlfTtd,
And explorers arr ren'rally frozen rigid.
The nights laxt always a halt a year.
And thA evening three month, or very near;
There, ev'ntnirs are lonir as a spring or faiL
Oh, there is the place tvr an ev'ning call !
The Esquimau lover may well rejoice
When be calls oa the maid of bis fond heart's
choice;
From her sweet smiles bo need not be baa
Ished
After a brif two hours hare vanished.
There tbey can sit for tbree month together.
And talk of love, or about the weathr;
They can pass their time amid chat or song
And ev'nint; a g odly three months Inn-.
No hurrytn? clock bints be must go
I envy the gallant Esquimau.
When the cloclc strikes tea there a ppears no
sire
To tell the maid she had best retire;
Nor call is there from the stairway's hea-l.
Telling tbc damsel to haste to bed;
No voice comes saying bow late 'tis crowing,
Akinp: "Well. Hn't he ever froiai;?"
Krueed he, fearful of walking far.
Hasten to catch the latest car.
Young lovers who know 'tis hard to po
Will t-nvy the happy Esquimau.
If a drama the Esquimau attracts.
He can tit thmuirh a couple of bumlred acts;
So lone the eemns are. you see.
lie wouldn't put up with a play of three.
Then, after every act is cnoWl
The neighboring -bar" is. of course, attend-il.
When the play is over bow full of glee.
How awfully jovial he must Ik!
With their nights so tonir. why. 1: stands to rea
son That an Esquimau play must last a season.
Harry It. Smith, in America.
THE STOKY OF A KINK.
How tho Penetrator of a Bank
Robbery Was Detected.
X MIOKIXC
over a v lleet ion
of finger-ring's
in the posses
sion f a friend
who has a (freat
fondness for
such ornaments
! came across a
most unique
character.
It was a
heavy band of
pold. set with a cameo cut to represent
a snake that lay coiled with head erect.
Its eyes of emerald sit-med to snap at a
tiny bird, also cut in stone.
"There is a singular incident con
nected with that ring, which.' my
friend remarked, as I picked it p ant!
carefully examined it. 'perhaps you
would like to hear."
"I should," was my reply: and he
narrated a story which I will tell as
ncariy as I can in his own words.
Thr.e years ago I went t jkiss a
few days in I'lifton as you may know,
a noted summer residence, Imt a 1 letter
rcNtimr place than most 'resorts.
"I had lecn there only a few hours
when I saw on the hand of a lady who
lodged at the same hotel a ring which
jfreatly excited my curiosity, for
realms that will appear later in my
stry.
"I easily secured an introduction to
lier. and in the course of our tirt con-v-ration
referred to this ring, no
longeron her hand, as having attracted i
my especial attention.
"lt is very curious. she said.
-"h's it lielong to you? I inquired.
lt dms not. but was lent me by a
friend.
"'May I inquire the name of the
owner?"
"She requested me not to mention
her in connection with the ring; so you
will please exeue me from telling you
her name.
I should like to purchase it, if she
would dispose of it for a reaMinablc
bum, I remarked, interrogatively.
will learn whether she is willing
to sell it, and let you know soon.
'liefore my arrival in Clifton then1
had I teen many cases of pocket-picking
and petty thclt in the place, and on the
fifth nhrht after 1 came the village bank
was liiirglariziL
"Though the minor oftVnses. had
caused no particular excitement, the
burglary did. for the temiorary as well
as the permanent residents of Clifton
would hist considerable sums if th
btolen funds wen not recovered.
"hvery possible effort was made to
ferret the crime to its source, but so
shrewdly had it lcn planned and exe
cuted that no clew to its perpetrator or
jicrpetrators seemed likely to lie discov
ered. "The detective of wide renown em
ployed upon the ease after a thorough
investigation said:
"lt battles my skill as nothing in my
previous experience.
"lie had laliored indefatigably but in
vain for several days when I requested
him one morning to accompany me to
my room. After I had hickcd the door
and we were seated I observed:
"'Straws show which way the wind
blows, and I may be able to tell yon
"18 Till SKAT TAKES?
something that will aid you in your
present work-
" 'I shall be pleased to receive assist
ance, he replied.
" 'Two years ago the l."th of last
April, 1 liegun. I was on my way from
K Ik hart to Chicago, when, at South
lEend, a la-ly entered the closely-packed
car in which I was seated and asked
tne: "Is this seat occupied?
""'It is not, I answered, rising that
Fhe might pass to the place next the
window.
If you please, she said. 1 will
take the outer seat, as 1 shall only go
to the next station, if my brother meets
me there.
" 'She was dressed in deep mourn
ing and wore a heavy veil, which she
kept drawn over her face, rendering it
impossible for me to pet a glimpse at
her face.
" I endeavored, without success, to
engage her in conversation. She ap
peared willing to talk, but her sentences
were interrupted quite frequently by
sobs, and she would raise her handker
chief to her face, evidently to wipe the
tears from her ejes.
'I was verv tired, and fell asleep
soon after the train pulled out of Car
lisle. The stranger had not left the car.
" "When I awoke, just before reach
ing Otis, she was gone, as were my
gold watch and chain and my pocket
book, containing several hundred dol
lars and numerous valuable papers
" I learned that she got off the train
at Laporte, and had no doubt she wa
the one who had picked my pockets.
I was unable to recover my watch
and chain and money, bat the papers, j
of no talne to anyone i(eep; vaf;
f
were several days later returned to me
from New York city by maiL
her left hand I had noticed m
curious ring;, and the day on which I
came to Clifton I saw its exact counter
part on the hand of a lady who is at
thU hoteL
" "Confident that two such rings do not!
exist, I made inquiries of this lady rel
ative to the one I had seen on her hand.
I could only learn that it belonged to a
friend, who did not wish her name
mentioned in connection with it
" 'The person with whom this lady is
more intimate than with anyone else
in Clifton is Mrs. Mary Ashleigh, whom
1 suspect to be the owner of the ring,
which I have not seen since the time
specified.
'You do not suspct that Mrs. Ash
leigh was connected with the buiglary,
do vou? the detective asked, in a tone
of surprise mingled with horror.
"And it is not strange that he was
astonished and horrified at the idea of
her guilt, as Mrs Ashleigh seemed to
"I srsrlKT JCST WHAT I II AVE ToLD
yor.
be one of the wealthiest as she was one
of the handsomest and most attractive
women in Clifton.
I suspect only what I have told
you, I replied: 'and if you base your
future investigation upon what I have
sanl. I do not with to public! v figure in
the affair."
" You shall not. And I will prose
cute my investigations in such a way
that Mrs Ashleigh, if innocent, shall
not know that the faintest suspicion
ever attached to her.
"To make the story as short as possi
ble: In the cottage occupied by Mrs.
Ashleigh were found ncariy all the
spoils of the pocket-picking, the lar
ceny and the burglary, besides burg
lar's tools and mnuui'jrable articles for
effecting disguise. Confronted with
these evidences of her guilt, she calmly
said:
" 'The daughter of pior but estima
ble parents, more than fifteen year.- ago
1 left my home in dUgrae. to get my
living by my wits.
'Kventually. 1 attached myself to a
gang of miscreants, and met with won
derful success as a pickpocket and con
fidence woman.
"'My face and manners easily won
me the attention of gentlemen who im
plicitly truted me. and whom in vari
ous ways 1 victimized without arousing
their suspit-ions.
" Fnr instance, the impressible teller
of the bank in this place was fasci
nated by my charms. smiling as the
words left her lips. an I uwr." thnrt
once has explained to me all that an
inexperienced cracksman need know
in order to appropriate the contents of
the vault without leaving ::ny clew to
his identity.
" I have a wonderful faculty of re
memlieriiig the names a:id faces of
those whom I have victimize:!, and
wherever I go I am on the loo I; out for
them. Learning that you. addressing
me. "were inClilton. I felt certain that
you, seeing it. would revogiii.e the
ring which I carelessly exposed to
your view tin the occasion wh ti I re
lieved yon of your valuabl e I at
once obtained it from hr to whom I
had lent it. but you had sen it. and I
have no doubt that it was the immedi
ate cause of a revelation of my mis
lueeds. "She was arretd. tried, found
guilty on various counts and sentenced
to imprisonment for fifteen years per
sistently refus;ng to divulge her real :
name.
"Her two 'servants were found to
be her acompliees and each was im
prisoned for five years.
" 'The impressible telW of the Clif
ton national bank was di:charged fro a
his position.
"The ring in your hand 'Mrs. Ash
eigh" gave me 'as a partial cm.ensa
tion for the loss you sustained at my
hands two years and more ago
Fred F. Foster, in Chicago News
THE IDEAL TAILOR.
ICiiiltr of m IVrfrrt V.lrr of the
Srior aitl Tiir I. Sue.
The ideal merchant tailor should lie
a good-bokiiig man. for the same rea
son that a meritorious book should be
handsomely bound: he shouli be well
dressed, because a good-look'ng man
who is not well dressed, unless he can
not afford to dress well, stents ungrat'.
ful for the physical gifts with which
nature has endowed him. and because a
tailor who is not well dressed insults
his trade and advertises himself as an
alien to it except financially; and he
should be obliging and of pleasing man
ners b cause if he is not his nature and
presence will lie as cuinnhitely out of
harmony with tlr character and duties
tif his business as the tooting of a tin
fish horn in a string band.
He should be well elucated. brainy,
ami thoroughly familiar with business
nsags for unless he is he can under
stand the requirements of his trade no
more thin a h wlearrier can the phlogis
ton of the chemist Stahl: and he should
be in every thought and instinct an
artist, for only an artist can appreci
ate, much less worthily exemplify, the
grace and lieautv that are pissible to
clothes
He should be familiar with his trade
from waxing a length of sewing silk to
properly trying on a coat, for this kind
of familiarity is as sure to create confi
dence in and respect for his ability, as
too much of another kind is certain to
br-ed contempt.
He should do business in an elegantly
finished and furnished store, containing
comfortable dressing-rxras and every
necessary convenience for his custom
ers and should carry a choice if not a
not a very large stock of goods: for his
establishment as well as himself should
suggest comfort, art and refinement,
and be in every way in perfect harmony
with the most cultivated Liste of the
time.
He should be. in short, a gentleman,
a thorough master of his business and
an artist The ideal tailor, then, would
seem to be an ideal man who is very
comfortably fixed: for his trade is an
ideal trade, able to exert innumerable
refining influences that cannot fail to
j benefit mankind and give to civilization
a piMisu aim euaxiu. ranurui sr
Journal.
Rather Pamning Praise. She
"Don't yon think that Miss Simpson is
too lovely for anything? He VelL
1 wouldn't put it as strong as that, but
J don't doubt she's a well-meaning girl
and a comfort to her mother. Harvard
Lampoon.
A Baltimore spinster has become
insane over the (teath of her pot dog.
She should hv stuck Xo parrots. They
pever d!e:-yf as Siftiuff
PERSONAL AND LITERARY.
About twelve months ago the editor
of Light, the principal spiritualistic
journal in London, received an anony
mous donation of one thousand pounds
for the support of his paper. The other
day another donation of the same
amount came apparently from the same
quarter, but the donor remains entirely
unknown.
Prince Anton Radziwill. the father,
and Countess A ra nick a, the mother-in-law
of Prince i'eorge Radziwill, have
procured an order from the courts at
Potsdam placing Prince George under
tutelage, on account of his extravagant
mode of living. His racing stable is to
be sold off, and it is understood that his
creditors will lose every thing.
The story called "The Itrazcn An
droitl, the first part of which appears
in the April Atlantic, was written more
than thirty years ago. The then editor
of the Atlantic returned it with the re
quest that the author should rewrite it,
hut the author would do nothing of the
sort, and no more was heard of the
story until its present appearance.
Mrs. Kleanor Kirk Ames the au
thonss is as industrious as she is suc
cessful. She is constantly occupied at
her charming home in IErooklyn, with
revising proofs, correcting manuscripts
and collating literary information, as
well as in creative writing. Her noted
liook. "Information for Authors," is in
great demand among literary people.
ne of Karnum's recipes for old age
was this; "In addition to being strict
ly temperate. I have always been cheer
ful
I once adopted as my family motto
the won Is "Love 'od and lie merry,"
and firmly Wlicve that he who faith-
fully follows that precept in all that it
implies is pursuing a course well calcu-
lated to enable him to live to lie verv
old.
Kmma Abliott's allies are to lie sur
mounted by an eighty-five thousand
dollar Mithic monument of Westerly
granite, which is to lie erected in
Oak (in ive cemetery, at t J h nicest er
M a ss. It will a I so serve as a
tomb for the Wly of her husband. Eu
gene Wetherell. The monument will
le fifty-seven feet high, ami will re
semble the Prince Albert memorial in
Lowh n.
James YVhitcomh Riley lives on the
wing: now in the I test Indianapolis
hotel, then with his sister. The next he
is off somewhere lecturing. "I never
owned a desk in my life," he said re
cently, "and don't know what it is to
have a library. I write everywhere,
sometimes on the kitchen-table in my
sister's h m sc. t hen in a parh r, ami
again on the printer's east just where
the fancy seizes me. 'When the fnist is
on the punki:i was written on the end
of a ties'; in ten minutes."
--Rider Haggard, who has just re
turned to New York from Mexico, says
"the climate is very trying- thin air
and insufferable heat. Ami the insects!
The air swarms with them mosqui
toes 'jiggers. a kind of tick they call
'garapata.' and I thm't know what more!
They made life a misery, and I con Id n't
sleep even at niiiht for the in. I have
plenty of mute ri::l for my story. I shall
take the time of Cortez to tell it in. as
I Itelieve that Mexico was more civ
ilized then than it has ever lieeu since."
HUMOROUS.
Sensitive.--Judge "So Ihibcr is
your accomplice." Thief "Kxeuse me.
mr associate." --Fliegende Klaetter.
A recent examination elicited the
following forms of eouiparis-m: III.
iller. illest. Ill, worse, better. III.
worse, dead. hxehauge.
Lady of the 1 1 ohm "Yn say vou
haven't had nnvthing to i at to-dav?"
Tramp "l.ady. if you lelive me. the
only thing I've swallowed to-day is in
sults." Exchange.
A Pensioner. "And I suppose, like
brave soldier, you followed your col
ors, "b's: whenever there was a bat
tle I noticed that tlw colors were Hying,
so I hVd too."- lUiffalo Express.
In the Zoological Museum. "See.
Hans that is a lion. He Itelongs to the
animals that eat flesh." "Rut. mamm'i.
f you look at this hole in his side, you
will see that he is full tif. hay. Flie-
gende Rlaetter.
Young I)affdil says that when a
young man kisses a willing girl f-ir the
first time their pleasure is mingled with
mutual reproach that they did not have
enough sense to do the satii" thing hmg
lie ft re. S 'inerv il le J i uiri'.al.
W. "I understand you are learning
to lie a sprinter." P. "Yes my girl's
father has sent me word that if he ever
catches me at his house he'll thump the
life out of me. and I'm fomnd to have
the girl, that's all." Outing.
"I noticed that a tramp left the
house as I came over the hill," said the
farmer. "Yes"' replied his wife, "he
left the house, but he mannired to get
away with about everything else n
sight. May lie he'll come back after the
house later on."
He must have, lieen a bright Imiv. a
very bright little Imiv, who said to his
mother: "I wish a lion would eat me up."
"Why?" the mother asked. "Recanse
it would In such joke on the lion: he
would think f was inside tif him. and I
should lie up in Heaven." Congrega
tional ist
Hinter "So you've given up yonr
attention to Miss Camden, eh?" Winter
"Yes. I saw there was going to lie
annoying complications, so I dropped
out" Hinter "I observed a fignredrop
out of Camden's parlor window last
night but I wasn't sure it was you."
Yonkers azette.
The Pall Mall t'azette tells of a
doctor on a man-of-war who had a very
simple method of treatment He would
tie a piece of tape around the waist of
the complaining mariner, and command
him to state whether the pain existed
aliove or lielmv the tape. If alove. an
emetic, and if lielow, a dose of salts fol
lowed as a matter of course.
The boy's fishing pole was fastened
under the root of a tree on the river
liank yesterday, ant he was sitting in
the sun playing with a dog. "Fishing?
inquired a man passing along the road.
'Yep." answered the lsy, as briefly.
'Nice dog you've got there. What's his
name?" "Fish." " 'Fish'? That's a
queer name for a dog. What did you
call him that for?" " 'Cause he won't
bite." Then the man prttceeded on his
way. Washington Star.
Not So Ejiht as It Looked.
I never tried but once to step off a
moving traracar, said a lady in conver
sation with a friend.
"Did you g? t a fall?"
"I heard my husband say that you
must jump off in the direction in which
the car is going, and as it reached the,
place where I wanted to stop I just
skipped out as if I had been accustomed
to it
'Was it as difficult as you supposed?'
"It was ten times harder. I ran a few
steps and it seemed to me that the whole
planet was turning round. I sprawled
all over to keep from falling, and when
I stuck the footing, I nearly knocked
two men down who were passing. In
my attempt to preserve an equilibrium.
As I reeled away I heard one of them
exclaim: 'It's a shame to ee a woman
in such a condition on the public streets
she ought to be arrested. I could not
run after him to explain matters bnt I
have never had tne slightest ambition
to jump oj? a tramcar in motion since.
Yet it doe lookw eY wfecR John doei
If'Wury - '
THE FARMING WORLD.
THE SWAMP DOGWOOD.
On plant Wilt In a Short Time Cover a
Square bod of Land.
In riding from Talmadge to the north
western corner of Ravenna, O.. the trav
eler passes through one of the most
fertile and beautiful portions of the
western reserve, and it would be diffi
cult to persuade a foreigner who saw
the fine, nicely painted farmhouses
and huge bank barns that it was not a '
prosperous wealthy region. In going .
to Mr. Jennings' home your correspond
ent went through a neighborhood
known in Portage county as rd brush,
so called b-jcausc of the great abund
ance of the swamp dogwtmtl or "red- I
willow" that grows in that region. !
This is the corn us sanguinea of the :
catalogues and a young lady onee told
how she s.'nt to a distant nursrr for a
no. I.
plant tif this when they might have got
thousands of plants within her own
township had she known it was the
same.
This pretty winter shrub in its wild
state is a fine illustration of nature's
j methods of extending the area of her
wild growths. Jt is simply a natural
. method of layering by which people can,
' if they will.indetinitely multiply almost
' all the pretty shrubs and bushes which
are ued in d-Miryard adornment Fig.
1 is a two-year plant of the red willow, j
After a habit of this bush, one branch j
will grow long and curved, as i. Thi-. j
branch will send out upright shoots i
and Iieeome top-heavy, and the long
grass will fall over it when the frosts
come in autumn. Ity spring the
branch will have been weighted to the
ground bv snow and ice. and the clog
ging grass will hold it down in the do-
Ftli. 'Z.
sition indicated in Fig. 2. Reing in
contact with the moist swampy earth
it strikes rNit and lieeomes a separate
bush if the connecting branch is brak
ed, and if not. it remains a partner in
the firm of Corn us V Son. The liend
ingof the main branch bring the as
cending shoots of last year's growth in
a partially prostrate p is it ion and in
gootts hape to renew the previous proc
ess. In this way. under favoring cir
cumstances, a lively and pushing red
willow could walk across a ten-acre
lot. just as a wild straw!erry will push
itself along a fence-row. The snow
ball, wiegiia. syrtnga and other shrulis
sometimes self-1 aver themselves in thi
way. but not so persistently as the red
willow. A neighlior sent to Rlotmiinir-
ton. 111., for a little plant of this shrub. 1
and in
square,
serilicd
ars it covered a roi
simply by the process di
-Cor. Ohio Farmer.
BUCKWHEAT AND BEES.
Tli .l;ip:tnPH II- lten l-'iMinil Superior
to All Other Varieties
Kver since I have b 'en engaged in
Ikh -keeping I have Ivcn hearing tif the
good reputation of buckwheat as a
honey plant The good qualitiesof the
common and silver-hulled have leen
discussed, ami now we have a new can
didate for public favor in the Japanese
buckwheat. This is the fourth season
that it has been lief ore the public. It
has I teen weighed in the balance and
found superior to all other known vari
eties. The grain is large in si.e.and gives
a very much larger yield if grain. The
JAI'ANKSK IUTKwIIKAT.
quality of the 11 mr is equ il to that of
the weH-known varieties, and alien 1 of
them in quantity. 1 regard the sowing
tif buckwheat as a safe investment,
although in many localities it only
yields honey occasionally. Years ago
I was accustomed to drive by a farm
where then was a low place near the
road, where yearly grew the rankest of
weeds. The farm changed tenants,
and the new tine put this piece of
ground into buckwheat, and it chanired
the appearance of the whole farm. The
following year I noticed this piece tif
fround remarkably clear tif weeds.
Low places in corn liehls are occa-doii-ally
drowned out by heavy rains in
June, and produce both honey and
cakes for their owner. Japanese buck
wheat is advertised by seedsmen for one
dollar per bushel. Prairie Farmer.
POULTRY PICKINGS.
Ci.kax straw is good for the hens to
scratch in.
l r turpentine in the drinking water
to prevent gapes.
Somk recommend soaking corn in
kerosene for cholera.
(Ieese eat the grass close: down to
the roots and often kill it out in this
way.
Whex hawks liother the chickens a
few brush piles will afford a gotid pro
tection. Pon.TKY will readily digest bones if
they are broken fine enough for them
to eat
Cleanliness now will aid materially
:n preventing the lice from getting a
good start
Hens will lay more eggs without the
roosters than with them, but of course
the eggs will not hatch.
The tendency of wheat fed whole is
to prtidncea healthy growth and to aid
materially in laying eggs.
Is a majority of cases it is impossible
to compete to advantage with incubat- j
ed chickens as reganls earliness. j
Feed only what is eaten up clean and
at certain hours in order to keep the
fowls from getting too fat
Dccks and geese can be picked now
whenever their feathers are ripe; there
is no a I vantage in letting them go to
waste.
Kpinc- Farm Areonnts.
Every farmer ought to know at the
end of the season what work has paid
him best what work has paid least
and what has returned no profit what
ever. We need more of business meth
ods on the farm and less haphazard
workitonie of which is very likoly car
ried on pt a luss, American Agrioul
turi&t
lliL
Slip
A BOLD UNDERTAKING.
An American Who was Going Arooad th
World on Foot.
In these days when there is such a
search for novelty, it will not belong be
fore some one will go around the world
on foot Of course, the entire journey
on foot would not be practicable, but
the carriage could be reduced to a few
hundred miles by crossing America on
latitude 06.
More than a century ago a corporal
in the English marine corps an Ameri
can by birth, named Lediard. undertook
this stupendous task, lie left London
in the winter of 1TSI, with Si50 in his
pocket, and his plan was to traverse
Europe and Asia on foot, and then
be ferried across Behring straits to the
American shore, whence he would con
tinue his journey to the Atlantic ocean,
somewhere between New York and
Labrador.
He walked to St Petersburg by way
of Hamburg and Copenhagen, going
around the tiulf of Ifothnia to the
north. Then he continued to Siberia,
and went as far as Yakutsk, intending
to press on toward Kehring's straits in
the spring of ITs's Hut in January of
that year he was arrested by order of
Empress Catherine, taken back to $L
Petersburg, and afterward put across
the Polish frontier, with orders not to
enter Russia again without the impe-
i rial permission. Thus was his enter
prise broken up. Golden Iays-
To DUpel Cold,
Hea.la -he and Fevers to cleanse the sys
:em effectually, yet pen'lv. when owtive or
bilious, or when the blood it impure or
sluirirish. to iierinanently cure t.abtmal eou
stiputioii. to awuKen tlie kidneys and liver
to a healthy activity, without irritating or
weakening them, use .Syrup of Figs
There is one business industry that has
some snap to it even in dull times the
whip manufacturer. Lowell Courier.
Summer Toorinta.
Take the Chicigo, St Panl & Kansas
City Kuiiway, the popular route to all Kiut
of interest lii the scenic Northwest uud the
Puuct Sound reirion. Connects with trans
continental trains for all resorts d-.ir to the
hearts i f pleasure seekers, r. ii. Iii
General Passenger and Tic'tet Agent,
Fhoeuix lSiulding, Chicago, 111.
Cnnx In th field ! shocked, and when it
is made into whisky it is shocking. Uiag
ham ton Republican.
llrfore Vou Strt
On a tournev bv sea or land, procure Hos
tetter's Stomach Hitters ns a defense
against traveler s nausea and climatic in
nuences. Colic. cr.nnis and dyspepsia
don't st.ind the ghost of a chance against
this paramount alterative and stomachii
Neither tie malaria, kidney truuhle, sick
headache and biliousness.
Wiirx you get close enough to a fmg tn
PoI;e him witu a stick that a tho sijru of
! spring. - JJunalo press.
fir. A. Irpo:s. a well known resident of
tst. J.ouis. sa;. s: -I have Use I several hoi
i ties of Priejily Ash ;i;ters fur ImIiouhu-ss
ami malarial troubles so prevalent in this
en i at-, ami iieartiiv re.-ummeiul it . all
I tifllicti-d iu a liice maimer. 1: is the besi
remedy i ever ueU. "
It is acTirious f.ict that when ono is
ficL'cil with a consuming Mission one's ap
pethe fails m-serahiy. St Joseph New
Tiik complexion becomes clear, the skin
free from ert.ptive tendencies, tho appetite
iipd unrest ion improved, aches and pains
I cease, i lie body prows Mronper, sound sleep
at n:.'ni a iiauit, unu tho poiierai ueaitu
every way U'tu r when lr. Jehu bull's Sar
sujarilla is niatic use of.
A rcTioXEEirs have their regular custom-
j ers; but they also dejMnd creatly ujiou the
Pobbiv' Elect rie Snap des not ehap the
j hands, heimr pr'rrf'v yrr Many Htple
nmictcd u itn Mil Kiieum nave neen cureu
; hv its use. Preserves and whitens eloi lies
Have your grocer order il and try it note.
Tun young m m who can write a good
, bund han t half a chance in life wdh the
I you lit wiiocau hold one. Washington 1'oaL
j Ai.Lcasesof wait or lame hack, liaekachc.
rheumatism, will Hud reiief by wearing tine
j f Carter's Sm.irt West and llelladonua
I llackachel'lasters. Prieei't cents. Trythem.
! Tttk eat is a mewt nn'm:d. bnt she has a
j voice hue u lire alarm. Itinghaniton lie
: publi'-mi.
i Is isVI "Ilr.wn nrnrhitl Tftrkr were
; introduced, and the.r success sis a cure for
Colds, i 'outfits. Astumauud It roachi t is has
j been uuparaUcled.
AxT'irrr who has listened to the groan" ng
of the big i !d!e in the orchestra knows
what "viols of wrath" mean. llintiamton
Republican.
How citt'FLto force children to take nasty
; worm medicines. lr. Hud's Worm lie
strovers ure always sure and tabic like
dainty little camiies
A PrTEcnvr's r.llies should be cll-eyes a
lawyer's are reputed to be ail lies. Boston
Courier.
I Tun irip of Fucumouiaiuay be warded oii
; with H -de s U-.uey of Horehound and Tar.
j Pike's T thaj:i'; i)r i Cure iin-ue minute.
: Tuts is the season A the je;.r when Ht
I b-d plants want the earth.--Washington
j Star.
1 Pon't wait until yon aresiek lie fore trying
j Carter's Little Liver Fills, hut fret a Vial at
once. You can't tuxe the.u wiUiout benefit
It is a woman's nature t t something.
If she h:is mailing to wt she i apt to be in
a iet herself.- Sumcrvilic Journal.
liuoNriiiTit is cured hv frequent small
doses of Fisu'sCure fur Consmnptmu.
THE MARKETS.
New York. May 12, ran.
r VTTI.F N:Uive Steer t i t A
OIn-M .idlon; "
n.'H It W nt.-r lx :il 4 VI
1 1 HAT Ni. 2 ll'd Ill Vr lit
KN No. 2 . . si it, F43
A I s Western Mist d. :3 si
lH:K New Mt -s m 14 25
sr. Hit IS.
ttiTTN Middlin-r 9 l
ItK K KS Fain -leer- fti 6 ?S
lii)tiuu ... St ' 390
h.s common to sf.,-rt 4 4' 4 :"
slIKrlP Kair to rintiee 3 71 a S .M
I-1. il l; fail-mo 4 ." a".
XX lo rh. .(... ... 3 40 4
WHKAT N... I l..l V.u:rr.. 1 i 1 021
I'tlKN No. 2 Mixed is ftsi
tS No 2 52a
IIYK No. 2 tf ST
TMBArt tf .uf . . 1 l 5 !
I af BiirW 7 tt
HAY I'V.tr Tiiiioili- II w IT
It! TI Kit l'inii-e Hairy l'J m ' W
Kt.tiS I re-di 12
ItillK Sl:oi lard Messt. 12 oo
IIi tiN 4 lear lid fm
I. MEIl I'riine St t-a in m iH
UiMiL 1 hoiceTuh 3i
4IIir.titi.
I ATTI.K Shipp:iiir 4
lltH.S 4;.kmI to ( ttoiee 4 7". 9 5 Ci
SI1KKI r atr to Oi.iee. ... .VI fi S
H.U 'It VintT I'afent 5"" 5 2
Sprinu l':itt iit 5 m Z Hi
WliKAT Nt. 2 spring W I
tiilN No. 2 f
Ts No. 2 4
ltHIh--laiMl:ir-l Mt IIW II a
KANsAS CITY
TATTLK Shipping teers .. 3 IW 5 0
MtM.S All ,r:...- 3 25 tt 41
UTU.A I-No. 2 Ucil. ft
OATS No 2.. .V.U 51
:mt No. 2 57 W 57W
X V. V tlltl.KANS.
H.tH K l(:hi;rude 4 Vt 5 ff
TtilfN No. 2 77 7h
t 'l s N. 2. W fi-t'i
llY- hoiet ?l Ut dt 21 trt
IflKK New !Mvi U 1
II Ai ON-l kir li b w 7U
OITo.N-MiddliiiK Mt
LOriSVH.I.K.
WHKAT No. 2 K-d. 9 1 03
l'KN No. 2 While 70
OAls No. t Mixed W S9
ltiKK M-sa... 13 0)1
KAf'uN '!e:ir Hd 7
ft 1T IN M -I'Mhil'.
STJACOBSQJI
Cr in PaoariLT axo PxuuKcr.-LT
RHEUM ATX SM.
I
NEURALGIA,
San Xferoa, Swdllafi,rraMltcs,
8CZATZCA.,
BpnJa, Preit . Barnt, SeaUfc
mi i in mm
An imitation cf Nature
that's the result you want
to reach. With Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pellets, you have it
They cleanse and renovate the
whole system naturally. That
means that they do it thor
oughly, but mildly. They're
the smallest in size, but the
most effective sugar-coated,
easiest to take. Sick Head
ache, Bilious Headache, Con
stipation, Indigestion, Bilious
Attack, and all derangements
of the Liver, Stomach and
Bowels are prevented, relieved,
and cured. Purely vegetable,
perfectly harmless, and gently
laxative, or an active cathar
tic, according to size of dose.
As a Liver Pill, they've been
imitated, but never equaled.
Latest Styles
L'ArtDe La Mode.
7 COLOR KD PLATt.rt.
ALL TUB LITEST rtftIA ASB SKW
IOKIk FA8UJ05S.
tVOrrtcr It of yonr Nw.t:il.-r
or cnd SI rt.fi.r Ut-t numlwr
. J. MOKK. PiklUbt-r,
Habitual Costivenesa
eauisea deranzeacat of the entire a;tai
bexrts dis 'ssea t iat are haxarUaai te
life. I'crwniof oatlvc h stilt are aahje tat
II 'sdaehe Orfectlve !U .Jtrrj, 4i-cty
FerebAdlva, trmiacM, Fevra Drowil
rta. Irritable Teaaper smother yiatoBa
wUlch tan at the taTere? far builartt or
aimable Msaoelat !. Bejai!air habit C
body aloae eaa CTree t th-e e Vila, and aeth
lncaeeelaa well Iat aeblovlnc this eaal"r
tloa aaTatt'a Pi I la. By their aaeatoa!y la
the ayateaa rraavatM, hat It euaseqaeaee aC
the haraoalaa ehaaare tha ereated. there
p?nadn a frella of atlraetlaa X tie aaea
til Taealtlea perform their faactleas with
Tlvaelty. aa4 there aa eibllaratlea mt
nUKdaadbady.aBa aerfeet heart's ease that
beaaeahathe ralleBfroyaicatar healfh.
Tutt's Liver Pills
REGULATE THE BOWELS.
Thia Trade
Mark Is cn
m Best
Waterrroof
Coat
In tho world.
CHOOL DISTRICT BONDS.
WE FURNISH WITHOUT CHARGE
Fb!! laforraati.-a to 1lsOI Kl Srli.l lifitrirta ;
aishiai; to irsue bon!. U( iini-h II nk ItutitH. ;
bey bonU h--rt r..r)it.lr!i Jl HLST I'.ATK. I
C.KO. M. Ill STO.N ft CO., Ilond St lUcra, ,
309 Pine Street. ST. LOUIS j
w
ff"xrrD mini
Best Oouph Medicine Hccommendetl by riiysician
Cures irbfro all c lso fails. Pleasant and onrreablo to tho
taste. Children take it without objection. l)y dniirfri-its.
QQV
rrow hcMr in tine Ii?hr of
'a&f .-. their works. espcciHv '&
Sffi" Vhey use
!&?zo criAn tifiPLci frnrfvll r!lernindi
p u r p o s es . All tro cers keepTh
fllCO I P DflD'Q I fiOT bl man "o1"" h0 8,r:
LUhL O LA'tjUn O LUO I to plea her household and
works herself lo death in the effort. H the house does not loon as bright as a pie, iha
gets the blame it things are upturned while house-cleaning goes on why blamo her
again. Ono remedy is within her reach. II she uses SA POLIO eveqiiiing will kioj
clean, and ths reign cl hcuto-clecning disorder will bo quickly oier.
4 The Girl
i .
yy no uruaiiuics $1'
i
A page of suggestions
able to you and your daughters.
To Girls
About fo
MnvvvVlh
- " j
Felicia Holt, in the May number of
The Ladief Home Journal !
To be followed in June by f
June Brides and Maids j&
BSe Mailed to any address from now j
to January 1892, balance of this
year, on receipt of only 50 cents.
jg
I will give One Thousand Dollars, July ist, to the 11
person sending the largest number of Trial Subscriptions, at f.
50 cents each, and Fifteen Hundred Dollars to be divided Lc.
among the next 16 largest Club-raisers. A good commission
paid for every subscription secured. Cyrus H. K. Curtis. p
Send for terms to Curtis Publishing Company, Phfladelpnu r-
3
8
1
The Soap
that
Cleans
Most
is Lenox.
Everlasting as steel
urill mnk it. It will not rot. break down.
tumble over or neeJ repairing. " HART-
man's" Steel Picket Fence is re
ferred to. It will BEAUTIFY WITHOUT
CONCEALING your Lawn.
We sell more Livn Fencing than all other auira
fictunm combin-J because it is th HANDSOMEST
anJ BEST FENCE mUe. ani CHE4WiTH?i wood.
Our "Site! Pi kef Cites, Tree anJ Fhraer
GuarJs. and Flexible St?el Wire Dour Mat are oi
eujlei Ao-fuze ilt jstral J oUloeue of "H AST
Mas SECMLT:iV raailel free. Menti.wi this papr.
1 1 ARTM AN MTG CO.,
WORKS: - BEAVER FALLS, PA.
BRANCHES :
50S STATE STREET, CHICAGO.
1416 West Eleventh St.. Kansas City.
io Chamber Slri-t. NEW YORK.
Tj S.vjih Fvth Sfwt. ATLANTA.
6
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TON SCALES
OF
$60
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Patsnts-Fensions-Claims.
liTSEND TOR ISVENTOBff OUIDK.
PATRICK O'F&RRLLL, 'XU1. ZZl
arMtti this rfiSKc-j
DlUlULr.4"'iil4ii:vwa:t.Han-
(..rtt. i mw. S.jt.a: it-lutn-l Wit onfl
JiH i '. LuU lau:. lost and
cALlraa, hsiu HT V k ci-K ftv. St. Loai.
GrOLDBtCK NORMAL SCHOOL
for
artilra
' I uo.i- Ave t- Hi. Lixii. !.
Sr. a. L. rtLMfcE. KtmbrrMk
if nv
WANT A DlU I ULC WILItLll A L.V1N4
NEW OR SECOND-HAND. 8t. Louie, Mc.
DO YOU WANT TO MAKE MONEY?"
A en-atornortDnllv to Bi.kp SII.VKH lxf.I.AI
Writ.- u Muni dt t.lo.. ISO Sib Ae V 1 .
A n oo.l MISSOI Kl Farm.
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