E alias ax klugrsTa I
at lefts t sh
Poor Andy! When
he fell I stood
RUfht by him so
as if it wuz
Me here - him
there. I broke
With a quirk grab,
but that wuz
lie left bis wife a
N that wuz what
be dreaded, too.
From tint' to las',
lie used to nay:
"Oh : you're all
rifrht. Kf I wuz you
I wouldn't car much either way;
But when you know you're gnin' to leave
Sow one behind to fret n" grieve
N' live a lonely widda!"
lie bail her pietur jes a girl.
A pleasant young thin? wr 11 enough;
But Andy "lowed she were th iM-arl;
The tx'it. til toK t kind of HtulT.
He tiwd to look "n" look "n smiio
N' iay: "tild t-oy. she ain't the style
Now, Is she, fer s wiiliia '
N' my! I pot that pirtur yet.
I kep' ft kind'-r for hi naku
When I fi-ictied home hi thing 'n' met
HiH folks 'n'- h r. 1 hd tohreak
The n'WH, 'n mighty hard to do,
Sw-in" I'd tirunff poor Andy, too.
Home to bis little widda.
Hani work, I tll y, lav. that w!
N" Rake-.! ye'il outfitter h-ard her cry I
B- so-! "n triad you didn't thotiirh;
Hut well, hhf ra'meil down by 'o by,
N' then 1 bed to tell about
Jes' hw the wliol biame scrape come out.
To that iuijmria' widda
Nsoon lectratiin day
I pit his crave up extra fine.
Or Car'lhip il-ws. I lirv totay
Mt of t lie t:m hi man'hi V line
A-Iiiin' t.-r saint in' there
l vettt'ms sot to do our share
Fer every soldier's widda.
But Andy, poor oid hoy! his rrave
it- tw-i.il to that, or - I'ar'ltn does;
'N then, of cour-e. he likes to have
Hit 1H.1- quit t it.v. .wcu-.
Well, yn' been. 't ixt you 'n' me
It's on y natural for. ou see
I mar1 d Andy's widda.
N' so it kinder C4mfortlnir
When l'r.'ration day t'omc round
With the rememherieH it brinjr
Of them itl riniraleH underground.
It's really romfortmtr to tlr.nk
Poor Andy's health n' well, to think
11. s wife V left a widda.
Madeline S. Undoes, In Judjre.
OX SOLDIERS' (ilfAVES.
Pathetic Story of Two
Little Girl Decorators.
A K" K mc back to
the palliil li
of a lirnrtiHtl
vonntf faro, tu
it (raz o d b e -Mfoliin;ly
one to another
of the bystand
ers. "Take me
bark tnoM Ten
entreaty in fare
and form moved
a b o n t him
IhonR-h hr was their enemy.
A torriil afternoon in .Inly of ista was
rtni:Tiii!f slimly alon-r lowanl ni'lit.
The little Imlia'na town. Hint for many
days had lieen disquieted by martial
hihts and sounds was deserted by
nearly all the male population. Mor
gan, the raider, had w hirled through it
four days previous!-, after scattering
the hands of citizens and militia who
had fathered to oppose him. The next
day llobson had followed him, and was
joined in his pursuit by the reunited
home puards. Several of Morpan"s
wounded who were too severely injured
to take along had lecn left in the care
of the ladies of the place, who had
hastily changed a church into a hos
pital The nurses were now gathered around
this 1m)v"s couch, a-vaitinsr the arrival
of the death anpel. lie was delirious,
but his poor homesick heart could
prompt one thought that seemed some
what coherent: the thought mat many
a brave lad. southern and northern.
voiced with his latest strength: "Take
Little Lila Reynolds stood in the
group surrounding the living confeder
ate. Her tears wen- falling fast, while
the ladies were trying to hide their
emotion. These mature women felt
ashamed to weep over the death of a
foe, w hen only a few days licfore they
had assisted in every way they could
to bring alHiut that death. I.ila's little
sympathetic heart could feel only how
horriblv wrong it was for this beauti
ful Itoy to die so far awav from home.
The feverish glances of the dying youth
fell upon her. and he piti-ously liegged;
"Little girl, make these people take
The child was so overwhelmed that
she turned upon the ladies and said:
"Why don't vou take him home?'
Mrs. Reynolds here stepped forward
and led the little girl away. The last
words she heard Charles Wallace utter
"Little girl, they're cruel; they won't
take me home.'
As the sun was setting he died. The
next morning early his remains were
buried in a corner of the village grave
yard. Lila visited the grave in the
evening with flowers from her mother's
garden, she tenderly smoothed the
mound and tastefully arranged her
"wur now'T tou take him home?"
floral tribute upon the fresh-turned
As long as there was so much as a
chrysanthemum in bloom Lila placed
fresh flowers upon that lonely South
ron's grave. She saved her pocket
money and had a ecdar plank painted
white. Then she had the painter to place
upon it the inscription:
CHARLES WALLACE, j
: a :
confederate soldier :
wanted to co home, :
but i could 31 -t take him. :
ula rktholos. :
The next spring
Lila sodded the
grave, planted a rose bush near its I Judge Reynolds shook and swayed with
head and cared for the little mound as j uncontrolled emotion. He and his lit
tenderly as her own bit of flower gar-1 tie daughter were that night the guests
den at noma. of Cot Wallaoa,
The summer of 1884 brought the sad
intelligence to Jndge Reynolds that hia
a goidier in the federal army, had
fallen in an affray with guerrillas near
Memphis. Harry Reynolds' captain
wrote to the judge that Harry had
been buried in a Tillage cemetery a
dozen miles from Memphis, and a
cedar plank, upon which his name was
carved, had been placed at his head.
Lila passed through a tempest 01
grief over the death of her brother, and
Maybe aome little Tennessee girl
that hates this wicked war like I do.
will take care of brother's grave; so I'll
keep poor Charley Wallace's grave nice,
The tide of war flowed here and there
throughout the south. As a rule, the
women of the south were engaged in
the sterner duties of life occasioned by
the absence of so many of the male
population. The terrible reality of war
was ever near, and they, in many cases.
became inured to the bloody scenes of
those times. Xo sympathy could be
wasted upon even their own dead, and
of course they had little to spare for
the northern troops.
In the town of Barrett, Tenn., where
the remains of Harry Reynolds lay, the
ladies were especially vindictive against
the federal troops. Capt. Leslie had
buried Harry in the village graveyard,
because he wanted to leave a well de
fined clew to his resting place, by
which his friend. Judge Reynolds,
might find the grave of his son. The
act was bitterly rcsrnted by some of
the ladies of the place, and a few even
talked of removing the body. One of
"After all we've suffered from the
ruthless tramping of northern soldiery
over our homes, they place their dead
alongside of ours. I say, take the
Yankee's body up, and put it off to
A little child with dark brown eyes
"I!ut, mamma, this Yankee can't do
our dead any harm. The Yankee cap
tain said his people will come some
day and take him away. If he is left
where he is, his father can find him
easilv. Captain Minter wrote from
Chicago where he is in prison, that
Charley was killed in the Morgan raid
through Indiana. Maybe he was buried
in some graveyard, and perhaps we
we will some day find him. 1 should
feel awful if we treat this poor Yankee
lxy hadlv. and then find out that my
brother's grave had been cared for by
The ladies gathered at Mrs. Wallace's
were touched by these tender words of
little Cora Wallace. She saw her ad
vantage, and continued:
"I think you might let me take care
of Ilarrv Revnolds grave. I was
standing by when they put him in the
coffin. He was an awful pretty man.
Not the same kind of pretty that my
brother Charley was. His hair was
light, but it clung to his forehead in
the sweetest curls. Brother was dark,
ami I used to play with the coal-black
hair on his head as it clustered about
his temples. We think the northerners
are wrong, but I suppose they think we
are wrong. Anyway, this poor Yankee
soldier and brother Charley cannot do
anv harm to either side. Lets treat
the Yankee right, and maybe some one
will treat Charley right."
One of the visitors here said:
"Cora is right. Mrs. Wallace. We
cannot afford to carry our resentment
into the graves of our enemies. Let
us remcmlier that once we were Chris
tian people, and the day may come
when we can again be such; and let us
not do too much now, that we may re
grrt after awhile.
I'nder the mellowing influences of
talk like this, Mrs. Wallace softened,
and her little daughter asked:
'May I fix up the Yankees grave
"Yes, dear, do as you wish.
So it transpired that Cora Wallace
performed the same sad sweet offices
for the grave if Harry Reynolds, that
Lila Reynolds had been performing for
the grave of Charles Wallace-
The war closed, thank God. The
soldiers of both armies returned home,
and purple pinioned peace spread her
beauteous and benign wings over the
land. The nobler hearts of both see-
"tes, bib; this is it.'
tions set steadily to work to heal the
wounds of war. Among these peace
makers were Col. Wallace of Tennes
see, and Judge Reynolds of Indiana.
The judge had been deterred by of
ficial duties from visiting the south
and removing his son's remains until
the summer of He started about
the first of July, accompanied by Lila,
upon this sad errand. He arrived
the middle of an oppressively hot after
noon. Lila insisted upon proceeding
immediately to the grave. Getting
directions from the hotel keeper, they
passed down the shady streets and out
to the cemetery. Lntenng the in-
closure, they saw a little girl about
'Lila's age arise from a grave, from
which she had lieen pulling the weeds.
"O, papa, that little girl looks like
As Cora gazed at them she thought:
"How much like my Yankee that lit
tle girl looks:
"Mi child, can you show me the
grave of a nortnern soldier named Har
"Y'es. sir; this is it," was the low
The strong man and the little girl
knelt reverently by the grassy mound.
Cora drew back a few paces, and
viewed the scene. She understood the
case, and was in thorough sympathy
with it. After the judge could control
his emotion, he asked:
'Who has cared so tenderly for mj
"I, sir," again came Cora's low sweet
"And what is your name my, child?"
he asked, arising, and taking her hands
"Cora Wallace, sir."
Here Lila eagerly inquired:
"Did you have a brother Charley in
the Morgan raid through Indiana?"
"Yea, he was killed on that raid."
"And I have been keeping his grave
up, in the same way you've done for
The two children here flew into each
other's arms, and clasped each other In
a long embrace of subdued Joy, while
The following day the remain of
Harry Reynolds were placed in a cas
ket and started north with Judge Rey
nolds and Col. Wallace accompanying
them. The children sat with arms en
twined during most of the journey.
Three days later, CoL Wallace, in gray
regimentals, gave the command r ire
to the company of union soldiers aa
they fired the military salute over the
last grave of Harry Reynolds.
Three days still later, Charley Wal
lace was laid in his new grave at Bar
rett. Cora wrote a description of the
funeral to Lila, who said, as she fin
ished the letter:
'He got home to Tennessee at last."
Mrs. J. Ityrde, in American Rural
HOW PHRASES ORIGINATED.
Carlooa Expressions That Have Beeom
The origin of the phrase, "I can't see
it," is traced to Lord Nelson, who at
the battle of Copenhagen was told that
a signal was given to cease firing and
the direction pointed out to him. Seiz
ing a telescope he applied it to his blind
eye and exclaimed: "I can't see it"
"Hauling over the coals dates six or
seven centuries back, when feudal
barons often used harsh methods of ex
tracting gold from the rich Jews by
suspending their victims abovo slow
fires until they paid ransoms or died.
There was a scene of this sort in "Ivan
hoe," in which the Front de Ilocuf en
deavors to extort money from Isaac of
York, father of Rebecca.
The term "blue stocking was origi
nally used in Venice about the year 1400
to designate literary classes by colors.
In Mill's "History of Chivalry" we are
told that members of the various acade
mies were distinguished by the color of
their stockings, bine being the prevail
ing color. The application of the term
to women originated with Miss Hannah
Morea admirable description of a
"lUuc Stocking club" in her "Has Bleu."
"Corporations have no souls" is a
much older expression than most peo
ple imagine. It originated with Sir
lulward Coke, who, in the sixteenth
century, was considered one of the best
legal writers of the age. He says in
one of his treatises: "Corporations can
not commit trespass, nor lie outlawed,
nor excommunicated, for they have no
The phrase 'I acknowledge the
corn' originated with a slave. He was
charged with stealing corn found in his
possession. Having a sack with him he
was also charged with stealing that.
His reply was: "Xo, sar; I 'knowledge
de corn, but I ain't gwine to 'knowl
edge to de sack."
"Any color so it's red." originated
among the class of characters called
Jakeys in the local drama. One of
them bring on a committee appointed
to procure a new fire engine was asked
what color the company desired the ap
paratus painted. He replied: "Why,
any color so it's red."
"Drowning the miller" originated
from the following fact: If the mill
stream below the mill is dammed or
stopped the water is pounded back and
the mill becomes what the millers call
"tailed." There is too mnch water, the
mill will not work and the miller is
said to be "drowned out" Hence when
too much of any one article is put into
a mixture it is called "drowning the
"Better late than never," was used
over three hundred years ago by
Thomas Tucker in his "Five Hundred
Points of Good Husbandry." Later on
Runyan used it in his "Pilgrim's Prog
Not a few of the phrases in use at
this day originated with Lyly and are
found in his Kuphues, a popular liook
published in l.'.SO. Among them might
be mentioned "caught napping." "a
crooked stick or none, "brown study,"
catching birds by putting salt on their
When people do not particularly like
each other it is sometimes said "there
is no love lost between them." The
phrase occurs in the old ballad. "The
Babes of the n ood," and in a tale oi the
days of Shakespeare entitled "Montr
chensey." Chicago News.
THE CIRCUS IN
Aa American limitation Which
Crude entertainment as it is, the cir
cus is gradually replacing in Mexico the
wanton brutality of the bull fight. In
many of the states the bull fight is pro
hibited by law, and in Mexico City and
the largest state capitals the revolting
exhibitions are becoming more and
more infrequent. The reputation of
the circus, meanwhile, is steadi
ly increasing. It is the most
popular American institution in
Mexico. There may be a deep
rooted dislike of the invading host of
American railway operatives, mining
engineers, contractors, speculators and
tramps, but the prejudice does not ex
tend to the American clown who can
crack jokes in tolerable Spanish. Let
him be careful to avoid wounding na
tional susceptibilities and he will be the
most popular American in Mexico, but
if he once gives occasion for offense he
will be hissed whenever he reappears
in the town and never forgotten. Mex
icans have tenacious memories when
their dignity is compromised. They
love those who flatter them. They re
sent unnecessary and wanton affronts.
The successful American clown of the
evening could give diplomatists, if he
would, useful hints for regulating their
dealing with the Spanish race. His
keen wit leaves no sting behind it His
merry jests keep the audience in a
tumultuous state of merriment from
nine until midnight Then the cafes are
filled with loungers for another hour.
Scatter yoar flowers alike to-day.
Over the grave of the blue and gray.
Time naa healed all the nation's scars.
Peace has hushed all the noise of wars.
And north and south, and eat and west
There beats but one heart In the natioa's
The grass is green and the flowers hlooir
AliKe upon soldier and sailor's tomb;
So scatter your flowers alike today.
Over the graves ot the blue and gray.
Ah ! each was gallant and brave and true,
tVhether he wore the gray or the blue;
Alike each sought for a soldier's fame.
Alike each won him a soldier's name;
Yet what the guerdon each soldier foundf
A dreamless sleep 'neath a grassy moand!
O let ns Inrget what ooat each wore.
Let ns scatter our flowers freely o'er
The sacred spots where sleep to-day
The dead who occe wore the bine and gray
Alasl for the tear drops shed like dew
Over the gray and over the bine;
Alas, for the eyes that sought in vain
For the soldier dead on the battle plain
Came death alike to friend and to foe.
To wives and mothers like grief and woe I
And the bitter sorrow our sad hearts knew
Was felt for the loss of both gray and blue;
Then scatter your flowers alike to-day.
Over the graves of the bine and gray.
Ob 1 by the bitter tears wc shed
Alike o'er our lov'd ones lying dead.
Oh I by the common grief we knew
Whether we mourned the gray or blue;
By the drops scarce dry on the widow's cheek.
By the common language our children speak.
We have bid all malloe forever cease.
We have blessed the land with a lasting peace.
And scatter our flowers alike to-day
Over the graves of the bine and gray.
Mar) N. Sobuuoa, in Good Housekeeping.
Smudge Why did young Snooks
give up cigarettes?
Grudge The doctor told him h
would give him np if be didn't linn.
HIE FARMING WORLD.
SPLENDID SECOND CROP.
km an Autuma (telad No Other Tarletr
Can. Equal Endive.
We cannot easuyiave too much of
really good salad material. While we
might extend the season of cooling
lettuce very considerably by successive
planting, and perhaps by shading dur
ing the summer heat, or by the selec
tion of semi-shady locations, yet it is
true that the hot
season is not fa
vorable t o the
prod nction of
lettuce, and in
most cases it will
be simpler and
safer to rely on
plants for salad
material that are
J" if well suited to
'J if the atmospheric
A I.kaF of pwarf found in mid
liKl tN. summer and au
tumn. Sometimes we wonder why en
dive, which stands foremost among
these our autumn salad plants, is not
more appreciated by the average home
gardener. It really makes a fine and
wholesome salad, and when well
blanchcd it has a mild nutty flavor
that is exceedingly gratifying to our
Seed may le sown in June or July,
ard transplanted into rich, well pre
pared soil, having rows about twelve
t:MlVK IWAHT GlIKKN n'KI.Kll.
or fifUvn inches apart, ami plants ton
td twelve inches apart in the rows. If
planted tx early it is liable t' run up
When larjr enough fr blanching, in
SeptemlHT or October, the leaves of
each plant are gathere-jl up anl tied
around their middle with string or
matting. In about three weeks they
will Ik blanched enough for use. We
have blanched them in less time, and
very lcautifully. by putting a large
bottomless flower-pot over each piant.
The sort most commonly grown in
this country is the Iwarf l.reeii
Curled, shown in left figure of illustra
tion. The single leaf also belongs to
that variety. The liirnre at the right
represents the broad-leaved White Ua
tavian. Of course this vegetable can be and
is grown a. a second crop, aftet peas,
radishes early cabbage, early beets
beans etc. Popular liardoning.
SNOWY TREE CRICKET.
IIw Tlii- lnirl riar Harm- In lUnp-la-
The raspWrry probably suffers more
from the attack of this insect than any
other. Every little while we receive
canes from various persons asking for
the cause of injury. This injury can
In very easily detected from outside ap
pearances ami when the cane is split
open it looks very much like the one in
The snowy tree cricket MEcanthus
hivcusi is the one that dcs thel- rm.
No doubt all have seen thii white
a, IKcatillius nlvi-ii. natural si.-; h. section of
rune shuwlnjr e;rs.
cricket and heard its chirp among the
foliage in the fall, as it is quite com
mon at that season. The crickets lie
conie fi ll grown at this time and it is
then that the female, inonler to propa
gate her kind, instinctively becomes an
enemy to the raspberry producer. With
a long ovipositor which she knows
how to use. an incision half way through
the eane is made ajid in this is
placed a yellowish white egg aliout
one-eighth of nn inch long. Then
others are placed by the side of this till
there are often fifteen or more in a row
as seen in the figure. The wood dies
around the punctures anil the cane often
dies aliove the wound or is weakened
?nough to break off. It may survive
the winter and not break till some,
windy day when the foliage has issued,
but a cane padly punctured is almost
St range as it may seem, the cricket
feeds on the raspberry at no time in its
life. When the eggs hatch in early
summer, the young crickets leave the
rancs and live upon plant lice at first
and later upon ripe fruits and succulent
food. The eggs are probably placed
inside the canes for better protection
from the depredations of predacious
nd parasitic insects that would other
wise devour them.
Every cane that contains the eggs of
this cricket should b. cut off below the
wound and burned.. If care is taken in
doing this, the crickets for this year
will nearly all le destroyed while yet
in the egg state and the canes next fall
will lie nearly exempt from such at
tack. !. C. Davis, in Farm, Field and
l'l l.l.KTS th-it arc hatched early and
ire kept growing will begin laying
The young poultry should have a
good range as soon as their growth will
Somk ventilation is necessary, but in
giving it good care mn4 be taken to
avoid direct dranghts.
Ill Miil.F. foot is nearly always caused
by having the roosts too high. The best
remiily is to lower the roosts and use
If well fed from the start ducks
ought to be ready for market at ten
weeks old. and at that age should aver
age five pounds.
As thk weather gets warmer more
care is necessary to pick up the eggs
regularly: a day or two under a hen in
hot weather will spoil eggs.
A v.mi is best for turkeys. While
they should not be allowed a free range,
at the same time they will not bear
close confinement as well as other
1'kafowi.s usually lay in Jnne
Though not generally used, they make
a v?ry sicceptable table fowl Their
noise i objectionable, but they are very
SUICIDE BROUGHT FAME.
A London) Paper Tells How Toaa Thasak
Mad His Ola.
The beginning ot Tom Thumb's ca
reer of almost unexampled prosperity
was not without vicissitudes, says the
London Telegraph, In its Barn am obit
uary, lie made his first bow some flve-and-forty
years ago at the Princess
theater, in Oxford street, bnt the pa
trons of a house then dedicated to the
performance of English and foreign
open could see nothing worthy of ap
plause in the clumsy antics of a diminu
tive brat dressed up as a caricature of
the great Napoleon.
The "general'' was a complete fiasco
on the stage of the Princess. The show
was transferred to the Egyptian hall,
and there, by what appeared to be a
stroke of ill luck, bnt which practically
turned out to be an extremely fortunate
contingency for the dwarf, he unwit
tingly came in collision with the brave
bnt hapless English painter II ay don.
The huge pictures of this ill-understood
artist were being exhibited in
one section of the hall, and attracting
only a few shillings, while the "gener
al" In another part of the building was
drawing a hundred pounds a day. Short
ly afterward II ay don, in a paroxysm of
insanity, engendered by sheer despair,
According to the fitness of things,
this lamentable catastrophe should have
been the ruin of Barnum and his exhi
bition. In the newspapers of the time
he was held up to execration as a "Yan
kee showman" with "yawning pock
ets," and the diminutive urchin whose
popularity had maddened the poor
painter was denounced as "a disgusting
dwarf." The takings at the turnstiles,
nevertheless, increased daily, and Tom
Thumb only suspended his crowded se
ances in Piccadilly to make a trium
phant tour in the provinces, and an
equally remunerative Continental
Bow Ir. V.riot TaeetroplatM the Boa-
Dr. Variot, one of the most distin
guished physiciana of the Paris hospi
tals, makes a striking propostion for
the transformation of human bodies into
Indestructible mummies by means of a
process of electroplating. By this means
the entire form is surrounded by an en
velope of metal which preserves each
feature in the semblance of life, says
the Scientific American.
The process is somewhat complicated
in practice although simple in princi
ple. The skin of the cadaver is first
painted or sprayed with a solution of
nitrate of silver, which turns the skin
an opaque black. The body Is then
placed under a bell receiver In a partial
vacuum, into which vapor oi wnite
phosphorus dissolved In bisulphate of
carbon is allowed to enter. This re
duces the nitrate of silver and leaves
the skin a grayish white, like a plaster
The next step Is the application of
the metallic coating. The frame sup
porting the body is immersed in a bath
of sulphate of copper, electrical con
nection having been made with the top
of the skull, the bottoms of the feet, the
hands and several other portions of the
body and limbs.
Dr. Variot nses three small Chaudron
thermo-electric batteries to supply the
necessary current, the passage of which
causes the uninterrupted deposition of
the metaL A continuous layer is soon
formed over the body, and the metallic
skin may be made of any thickness de
sired, but a coating of one-twenty-fifth
to one-fiftieth of an inch Is sufficient to
resist blows and shocks and still pre
serve the features in every del test de
This Is a sad word when taklnff leave of
the beloved, but when Hostetter's Stom
ach Bitters enables us to say it to an
attack of liver complaint, it is by no means
sad. but decidedlv iollv. Similarly, if the
frreat tonic alterative relieves from dyspep
slaor kidney tronnie we experience joy.
Malaria, rheumatism and neuralgia are also
tenants which this remedy dispossesses.
Tns most polite man we know of la one
who never permits himself to look over his
own shoulder. Boston Transcript.
Am who wish to aid Nature in her efforts
to mnintain good health should use Dr. John
Bull's Kamaparilla It is as pleasant as
wine, and far more strengthening. It is ben
efleinl to everv part and every function of
the body. It is truly the old man's need
and the young man's friend. In cases of
debility and weakness it acts like a charm.
'To ma victor belongs the spoils," said
the gallery god who was heaving eggs at
the tragedlaa. Washington Post
Syrnp of Figs,
Produced from the laxative and nutritious
juice of California figs, combined with the
medicinal virtues of plants known to be
most beneficial to the human system, aots
gently, on the kidneys, liver and bowels,
effectually cleansing the system, dispelling
colds and headaches, and curing habitual
War a woman wants to drive anything
out of the house she "shoos" it. A man
usually boots it, Yonkers Statesman.
Yon hardly realise thatit is medicine, when
taking farter's Little Liver Pills; they are
verv small; no badeffort.s;alltrouules from
torpid Liver are relieved by their use.
Tbs young fellow In his mad struggle
with an incipient mustache raises a terrible
fuzx. Washington Star.
Linirs can permanently beautify their
complexion with Olenn's Sulphur Soap.
Hill's Hair and Whisker Dye, SO cents.
Tns only thing that a miser ever loses Is
his appetite the cost of a meal scares it
away. Texas Blftlnga.
M xr little children owe their good health
to Dr. John Bull's Worm Destroyers. "Nice
Mammas to give them such nice candies.
Dokt flatter yourself that it can't get
away Just because you have bolted vour
food at sea Elmira Gaietta.
Sew Toaa, May 2S,
CATTLE Native Fleers 1"
FLOCK Winter Wheat
WHKAT No. 2 Ked
CllKS No. 1
oats Western Mixed
l"OKK New Mess 12 00
ST. LOI IS.
BKKVKS Fancy steers... .
ftor;s Common to Select...
MIKKP Fair to Choice
XXX to Choice
WHKAT No. J Red Winter
COKN No. 2 Mixed
HAT Clear Timothy
BCTTF.R Choice Kairy
roKK Man'lard Mess
BACON Clear Rib
l. HP-Prime steam
H N ;S (inod to ( 'hoiee
8HKF.I" Fair toChoiee
FIjOI'R Winter Patents
PORK Standard Mess
& If) 10
4 M v
It (ID 0
i m a
I On )
w M m
CATTLK Shipping Steers... I It
HI K.H-All Grades.
WHKAT-No. I Red.
OATS No. Z,
COKN No. 2.
FLOCR-HIgh tirade. J
CORN No. 2
OATS No. I
PORK New Mess
WHKAT Xo. J Red
OOKN No. 2 While
OAIS-No. 2 Mixed
BACON Clear Rib
Gcs. A. Dubois, a well known resident of
Bt Louis, says: "I have used several bot
tles of Prickly Ash Bitters for biliousness'
and malarial troubles, so prevalent in this
climate, and heartily recommend it to all
afflicted in a like manner. It is the best
remedy I ever used. "
Pxople borrow trouble because It Is easy
to get, and need not be paid back. N. U
Kim fail to cure sick headache, often
the very first dose. This is what is said oy
all who try Carter's Little Liver Pills.
Is the matter of "laying out" the under
taker isn't "in it" with the tramp. Boston
Best, easiest to use and cheapest. Piso's
Remedy for Catarrh. By druggists 85c
Which will you have,
sickness, suffering and despair,
or health, strength, and spirit ?
You can take your choice.
All chronic diseases and de
rangements peculiar to women
are permanently cured by Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription.
It restores the female func
tions to healthy action. It
removes the obstructions and
suppressions which cause
trouble and misery. For pe
riodical pains, internal inflam
mation! ulceration and kindred
ailments, it is a positive rem
edy. The system is invig
orated, the blood enriched, di
gestion improved, melancholy
and nervousness dispelled.
It's a legitimate medicine, the
only one that's guaranteed to
give satisfaction in the cure
of all "female complaints."
Perhaps you do not believe these
statements concerning ureen s Au
gust Flower. Well, we can't make
vnn We can't force conviction in
to your head or med-
Doubting ine into your
Thomas. want to. The money
is yours, and the
misery is yours; and until you are
willing to believe, and spend the one
for the relief of the other, they will
stay so. John II. Foster, 1122
Brown Street, Philadelpnia, says
Mir velfc is a little Scotch woman
tt-iirtir v-p-irenf ao-e and of a naturally
"'V j o
rlelirate rlisnosition. For five Or SIX
years past she has been suffering
from Dyspepsia. She
Vomit became so bad at last
that she could not sit
Every Meal, down to a meal but
sue naa to vomit 11
ae conn n she Trinrl eaten it. Two
bottles of your August Flower have
cured her, alter many aociors lanea.
She can now eat anything, and enjoy
it- and ac for TDvsnensia. she does not
. . r r. . ..
know tnat sne ever naa n. 0
On of Dm lost Important organs of Hit
tunsn body Isfis LIVER. Whan H lails U
propsrly perform its functions tlx antirs
system becomes deranged. The BRAIN,
KIDNEYS, STOMACH, BOWELS, all refuse
10 perform their work. DYSPEPSIA. CON
STIPATION, RHEUMATISM, KIDNEY DIS
EASE, etc, are the results, m!ess some
thing Is done to assist Nature in throwing
efl the Impurities caused by the Inaction
ol TORPID LIVER. This assistance so
necessity will bo found In
Prickly Ash Bitters!
11 sets directly on the LIVER. STOMACH
nd KIDNEYS, and by itsmild and cathartic
effect and general Ionia tjuxlities restores
these organs ton sound, healthy condition,
nd cures all diseases arising from these
causes. It PURIFIES THE BLOOD, tones
p the system, and restores perfect health.
II your druggist does not keep K ask him to
order it for you. Send 2o stamp for copy ot
-THE HORSE TRAINER." published by M.
PRICKLY ASH BITTERS CO.,
tale Fruuilotots, ST. LOUIS. MO.
these and mrf kindred disease artstni
Sm. n,TW,M htfWMl Sill . fllllT tl mA llX
that never-failing and beat of all tonics and
Books on Blood and Skis
Printed testimonials ai
GREED OF GAIN
mmm Mir.. mr Wtl - . ,
rthe hasiaa tmmT- hnillrfH"t
strata, la tfce arMUaraleasare SkebWy
la tartarrS kjr laxfelaa's at.eslle swayi the
hears aesleaea far rvaeae are aea
. . . .L .. a. U,.f
l.iml aaaai Bare water, tea aataral
arlak far all creates aelaaa. la saaerea, aa
aware af It, Slaeaae fcaa lie Ira araaa
aeeaae. Teea we leak fartke "reare,."
Ta the Tletlai af taeae falllee, we eaiawi
Hr. Tatl'e Liver allle. 1 aey
liver, etreeetaee tee aereea, r.ta re Me
aellte aa kalM aa Ike aehllllale eev.
Tutt's Liver Pills
WATTE A VIGOROUS BODY.
Pries, 26s. Office. 39 41 Park Place, N. T.
Ths Best U.S.
ABE SOLD BY
Q. W. SIMMONS A CO.,
nifbypi pp S.ftJ?t. SO-latch baft, mt,
to S140 : Nrw MaiLB-ct-
frl. L'sioa. 8lpa: rd-bM4 ball i-rlft-
tuvnas. m to jnu. iuia.ibibh. iii
GOLD MED AX, PARIS, 1878.
The most popular sweet
Chocolate In the market,
is nntritioas and palat
able; a particular favorite
with children, and a moat
excellent article for family
Served as drink, or
eaten as confectionerv, it
is a deliciors Chocolate.
The genuine is stamped
anon the wrapper, S. Ger
man, Dorchester, Hue.
BeM kr Crerers evervwkere.
W. SAXES &C0 Dorchester. Via.
will be paid to the agent of any scale company who
will say over bis own name as agent.that the Joxas
5 TON WAGON SCALE, $60
b not qnal to tny made, and fUndard reliable
emie. for pan k mars, aauresv tnuj
ones of Bingtomton, BingiimtoD, HI
K CADM FOR SALE
AT A SACRIFICE.
t lap of th lwt hill frni In Wuhlnfftva County.
Vt.. SitO AC'KK Mimllv dirMed be.i w-wti wtxxl. pf
ttir ami ml 1 1 vat rd. Lrf MitTs-'r orrhard of t.ton t rr-
HthoroUiThrJMrrt Jrry ow. i"m- snin'iuri TV"";
motlrtrn tools, bundr.nt'e of atr at houne and Imrti
the y-r round, bui-din on prrmi!4 rwt -"
rvTQl owner hv t ----
l Will If wl S gr? iMTmlT mr put -.
Write for further nariit-a
l&rs to tfiEURUK
I EWIS' 98 in
I POWSEBZDAirO PESrnmED
The Urmgrtt and pure Lve
made Will make the bnt per
fumed Hani Soap in SO minutes
vMltmit t i i. It is the beat
for cleansine waste pijies, dis
infecting sinks, closets, wash
ing bottles, paints, trees, eta
PES5A. BAIT MTG CO.,
Gen. Agts., Phila., Ta.
Mark la cn
In tha world.
Ts i a
Mv wife and child having a severe attack of Whooping;
Cowth. we thought that we would try Piso Core for Con
sumption. -' f"nd " v?T,.ect jafr 'loViri 25
broke up the Couch, anil four bnttU completely cured
.. 11 fixoimrn 1U7 Surjerior St. Chicago. Illinois.
THE COST IS
1 1 II n II II fl II . " i ' - - aaWl I BM W
THE " HARTMAH" pa tn . XiV.Mi.ir"!
COM. ao iof h.n aa ortin.rv wood pk-krt t b" " '"J iitnoat ooaCT-.llna ttifm ad li
tlrn? Th. - lluliia' IVn.-f to .m-lK; mdnun. Tj; J leS Veamtl ' all "tbr P.lfot rca
,.Sta7ir;.-U I4 ISWEST
Before you buy &nyrhing.asktvo question
"Fin I rAllaet!- Crvn I do
-war it' rttVIMiawilfiouraf'
these auesHorfeffeTnay rnSakeyouncfB
bul they will nevefcreven t you from
buying SAPOLI O se-e
Ms uses are many and so are its friends;
for wJwre it is once used it is always used. To
dean Iwuse without it is sheer folly, since it does
the work twice as fast and twice as well.
THERE 1$ HOPE FOR YOU I
. ... i ii i -it
By tha aie of .Ime'a but eflVetit. hrrb am! ttcrtabl. remertic thy bot tail ta perform a apcedv. eoaieMH. aaS
permanent for. of diara which h for witurio bafllnl th .kill of Aweriea'. leadinx nhrrietaae.
TH33 OXXIJNTESB II En 13 nEMBDY CO.
n... imp..rtl direst from th. 1-low.rT KineJom a prpard line of Ui anal urceufal aad ccMnated Cblaeaj
btrb and .ntrtabla remedies, and Oitj hat. p-rfnrmed taonnanrt. of woadrrf al and aarreloaa ram hi aad araeaS
St. Loola. Thew remedial ar. xuaraatee.1 to poweM so qualities that will remain la Ike Ijitem la Its lajatv.
Art directly on th. blond, purifying it and camrinc th. aoothinx and healiax .lemeata la tha tent ette dittoes.
They qoiekly and permanently core 'alarrh. Rheumatism. lMIre, lljrspepala. Chills aad "'"'j
Tape Worm, Conslipntinn, Bronrhitis, ton.ttmplloB. Cancer, Tumors, Paralysis anol
Liver Tronhlra. Itloo.1 1'oisonina.and all nerrn.diieebroojhtoa by orerwork. He Oarieaadlaaara
abaolately . t F E TO T t K V. ,l s r It r. ' t It l-'S fer duaaan earned, bat -IRF 'OT CrRE- Al-I-S.
TREATMENT BY CORRESPONDENCE -
ad..r. and the COST OF MKIIII INK l VF.KY KKAMIN A Kl.r.. '"".J "J-E
perial ea.ea will reqnirea different mode o' Irealment. V e ba.e trebled Ih.oaand. of jraje. trwter ansa
InV.neee... All commanieation. are ron.idered Mrietly conn.lennal. and if w. ran .ot lielp yoe we will rrotlr
... hone.tlr tell aon M to-MiN'T UK l'KFJI'till'F.I or what other, aa. aho know nothiBX of ear r.teni
BKMEMR F R W vt' 1 M. T r:i.L VOU WHAT CAN BE IMINti FOR VOU. aadettliyoe arasoS
compelled lo take ear treatment. K K KW aaja.
THE CHINESE HERB REMEDY CO.,
arsanmarirsiemvaaaemarea IOIO Olive 6Stre?t, ST. I-eOTJIS. MO.
trim Liszt jormymasier
By ETELKA WILLHE1M ILLOFSKY
A Valuable Article for Every Piano Student
SEE MAY NUMBER OF
The Ladies' Home Journal
Musical Rclps and Vocal Hints
THE success of the articles " Musical Helps and Vocal Hints,"
nnhlkhr-rl in the Tournal. has encouraged the Editor to
arrange for an entire series oi
mini that mav enter into the
1 . . . i ....
or inose inierestca in inc vjitc.
write for this series, including
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- er . t T T
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. A mm.. T-rt- mm nrnr n Tioinnf T flrti F
IU any 0UU1I.M iiviii uvif avr jwaaaiji av,
balance of this year, on receipt of only 50 Cts.
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requiring lull. eaplTnl. vrlT. mo at oar. I manors-
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