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Lights on Life...
■ very easy to imagine that primitive
man i\as better, morally and physically,
than ins modern brother. A week spent
on Bf. Simon will g; a longways toward
restoring some oftbe primitive ideas of our
forbtars, and enable us to get back closely
to old mother nature, as 1 lirrnly believe it
was intended we should be. No envy, ha-
all unchatitableness can enter
oU^^Hn position, with the ever changing,
panorama of the ocean in
tore us constantly. And surely no atheist
could cling longer to his lack of belief in
the One whose mightv hand stays the pow
er of that which goes so far and, no
An attempt was made recently to pass
what was called an “anti-cartoon” bill.
There was a great howl from the newspa
pers who make cartooning a principal
feature, and much indignation was ex
pressed by them at what they called an
attempt to “muzzle the press.” If you look
at the bill in the light intended by the au
thor of it, you cannot help but feel as lie
does regarding it. There is nothing so cer
tain to kill as ridicule. It was said years
ago, that a cartoon in “Puck” representing
the late Pen Putler running off wiih a
coffin full of spo ms, was responsible for
Butler's failure to secure a coveted polit
ical position. The cartoon called forth a
storm of questions, and though it was
proven that he had no't done anything of
the sort, the cartoon did its work tier
oughly. All’s fair, in love, war and poli
tics, but it seems hardly fair for a paper or
a mim her of papers, to pick out the physic
al or social peculiarities of a man and
harp constantly on them, enlarge and add
to them until he has become the butt of
ridicule for every little penny a liner in
tne country.
Of course humorous cartoons do a great
deal towards simplifying mooted questions
for the ignorant, but to keep it up indefi
nitely, utterly regardless of a man’s feel
ings or welfare, has made it necessary for
just such a bill to be brought before the
notice of those interested, and there are
many who would like to see it successful.
When a man has bsen elected to any office,
high or low, there is a certain amount of
dignity and respect due him in his official
capacity, and the newspapers should be
the first to show it.
* *
The woman who “nags” has had much
attention bestowed upon her, to the neg
lect of tne woman who ‘whines." Have
you ever seen her.’ By som*'strange streak
of good luck, she usually has a big, good
natured man for a husband, and he always
reminds me of a walking edition of Fox’s
Book of Martyrs. The ‘ whiney” woman
is essentially selfish, and no troubles or
trials are ever so great as hers, she thinks.
She generally has a thin squeaky voice
w ich is quite in keeping with her face.
She has tired out her friends by her imag
inary woes, and is dreaded by them ail as
much as the plague. And to the sensible
woman it lnvUc°^^ J j-g^^s= a SE”ilio'TTgTrTbe
““whiney” woman got more comfort and
kindness out of life than she deserves.
A recent fashion item said among other
things— “To secure the desirable shape,
you must lace at the waist title.” And the
girl of the period says, “No, thanks—after
having had the X rays turned through a
woman who faced tightly, and having seen
a photograph of the result, I prefer leav
ing my waist free too." Which is just
what we expected from the girl who bikes,
plays ball, tennis, rows a boat and shoots
a gun with as much precision and enjoy
ment as her grandaddy ever did. All the
twaddle you may have heard of women
meekly following where someone else
leads in fashion, is out of date. Women
have found their independence in more
ways than one, and they intend to keep it.
And that reminds me, were you aware that
every folly or monstrosity in the way of
fashion, was born in the brain of a man?
From the hideous old scoop bonnets and
hoop skirts, of forty years ago, down to the
“dress improvers’ , and tight corsets of to
day, a man has been responsible for their
origin and manufacture.
* *
We think the hats of today are mon
strous, but look at the pictures of the
beauties of the time when—
•‘Men wore buckles and garments brighter.
And dames wore head dresses nearly as tall
as their colored coachmen,
But powdered whiter.”
Atop of this tremendous building of
hair (real and otherwise, mostly other
wise) the beauties would wind yards and
yards of stuff, like chiffon; atop of the
chiffon they would stick whole tails of
birds of I’arad ise, and you can guess the
The higher education of woman has ac
complished a great deal, regardless of all
the fun poked at it by the funny papers
In the very long ago days, women Fke
Madame He Staet, were famous, simply
because of their vanity. There are doubt
less dozens of women today who would
totally eclinse that famous woman, and
yet as they are only a few of the many,
they can never hope to go down to pos
terity as she has. Woman can never be
made to commit such follies as she has
committed In the past, for the simple rea
son, she has been educated beyond that
standard. An educated, independent wo
man is not necessarily an aggressive one,
but she appreciates to the fullest extent,
the ability God has given her, and means
4,0 avail herself of all its benefits.
* *
something I saw in the paper the other
ay referred to the ‘ Summer young man."
and it was such a relief to know that his
existence was as thoroughly recognized
as the summer girl, 1 had to read to a fin
ish what was written of him. Of course
it refer. ed to his love making and general
foolishness, but it wound up by blaming
the summer girl for his extravagance,
whereat my anger rose, and l ask these
lew pointed questions. If a young man
begins bis acquaintanceship with a girl,
by wearing his very best clothes all the
time; by seeming to have unlimited time
and money to spend: by bringing her
“Nunnally’s” best every time he calls to
s' e her, and never confessing in any way
to being necessitated to practice economy,
is it the girl’s fault?
* *
Our American mothers are not quite so
keen about inquiring into a man’s stand
ing before they have known him twenty
four hours, as our English relatives do.
The summer girl does not imagine every
new male acquaintance in the ligat
of a possible husband. whe accepts all
courtesies extended by her men friends
as her rightful dues, and if the summer
young man starts out at a pace he cannot
maintain, surely it is his own fault, not
the girl’s. 1 really think fathers of sons
are to blame in many ways for the follies
of their sons A hoy is given money and
his choice of spending it. The results are
often disastrous lor more than one boy
but he alone should stand the responsibil
ity, as lie usually proclaims from the start
his ability to take care of himself.
. **
>S me one asks me what i most enjoy
reading in a newspaper. As it was stip
ulated 1 should be truthful, 1 am afraid
my answer vvi*l be disappointing, but there
are hundreds of other women like me
The advertisements of the dry goods stores
always receive my first and undivided at
tention. Next best to being able to buy a
new dimity or lawu dress, or some of the
bargains dear to a woman’s heart, is to
read of them. And then i feel as another
w iman whom l shall quote, “When I read
an advertisement, I always feel as though
the sf>rekeepe was especially inviting me
to call, so as to secure my trade. As for
the stores that do not advertise, their stock
cannot be of sufficient interest to attract
any one.
Something About One Of The Latest Social
Fads For Young People.
The latest fads for young people’s enter
tainments are called nose-fad sociables,
They afford an opportunity for mild dis
sipation, dusted with exciting uncertainty.
Here is the scheme:
Hang a sheet of canvas from the ceiling
to the Moor, and cut small holes in the
sheet. Then collect as many pretty girls
as you can on one side of the canvas and
as many good-looking young men on the
other. Then let the girls place their noses
in the hnlaa in . j iTiiiif; min
must choose a nose that appeals to his
sense of beauty, and the young woman
attached to that nose becomes his partner
for the evening.
Now every one is aware that a young
man uses extravagant language. He tells
a pretty girl that her features are graven
on his heart; that he instinctively feels
her presence; that he would recognize her
in the dark, and all that sort of thing. The
nose-fad sociable is a tine test of such a
young man’s sincerity. Of course-there is
always one particular girl at the sociable
whom this young man ardently desires
for a partner. He walks along the stretch
of canvas, and, with palpitating heart, he
surveys the noses that are presented to
lus anxious gaze. Say his particular girl
has a tip-tilted nose. He lias often told
her that, blindfolded, he would know her.
If there was but one retrousse nose pro
jeeting through the canvas, how easy it
would be to convince his sweetheart that
he has spoken true But there are half a
dozen such noses. Each turns up in the
same gentle curve; each has the same
delicate nostril; behind each, he thinks,
stands his sweetheart vexed and pouting
because he does not instantly recognize
her nose. It’s a fine test of a young man’s
The Order of Odd Fellows That Meets In An
Underground Cavern.
One of the most fanciful lodges of the
Independent Order of Odd Fellows in the
state of Tennessee outside of the cities, is
Gap Greek Lodge No. 72, which'has for its
lodge ro?m a large cave in Garter county,
eight miles east of Johnson City. So fas
cinating is the home of this lodge that
some of the order in near-by towns have
transferred their membership to it.
Gap Greek lodge has a membership of 75
and has been holding its meetings in this
cave now for over a year. The subterra
nean chamber is rented from the owner,
Hr. Nathaniel Ryder.
This strange lodge nom is located in an
elevated strip of woodland. The entrance
to it faces the east, and on approaching it
presents a sombre >appearance, which
might be’ considered typical of mysteries
that are known only in the hearts of the
faithful membership of agreat secret or
der. From the outer doors one passes
down a stairway to the first chamber or
ante-room. This apartment i3 14 by 18
feet and is provided with all the necessary
equipment to make it a desirable place in
which to prepare candidates for initiation
into the order. To the rear of this cham
ber is a hallway, and 12 feet lower down,
with the lioor slanting at an angle of 45
degrees, is the lodge room proper. This
chamber is 18 by 00 feet, and the celling is
some feet in height. Viewed through tne
entrance from without the rooms present
a dark and mysterious apuearar l ; suffi
cient light is, nevertheless, reflected from
the outside to penetrate both chambers.
Taken altogether, these underground
apartments are quaint and striking quar
ters for a body of men whose deliberations
are secret.
The Result of Imper'ect Digestion of
Every living thing, plant or animal,
contains within itself the germs of
certain decay and death.
In the human body these germs of
disease and death (called by scientists
Ftomaines) are usually the results of
imperfect digestion of food; tile result
of indigestion or dyspepsia.
The stomach, from abuse, weakness,
does not promptly and thoroughly di
gest the food. The result is a heavy,
sodden mass which ferments(the lirsl
process of decay) poisoning Hie blood,
making it thin, weak, and lacking in
red corpuscles; poisoning the brain
causing headaches and pain in the
Bad digestion irritates the heart,
causing palpitation and finally bring
ing on disease of this very important
Poor digestion poisons the kidneys,
causing Bright’s disease and diabetes.
And this is so because every organ,
every nerve depends upon the stomach
alone for - nourishment and renewal,
and weak digestion shows itseif not
only in loss of appetite and llesh, but
in w T eak nerves and muddy complexion.
The great English scientist, Huxley,
said the best start in life is a sound
stomach. AVeak stomachs fail to di
gest foods properly, because they lack
the proper quantity of digestive acids
(lactic and hydrochloric) and pepto
genic products; the most sensible
remedy in all oases of indigestion, is
to take after each meal, one or two oi
Stuart’s Dyspepsia Tablets, because
they supply in a pleasant, harmless
form all the elements that weak stom
achs lack.
The regular use of Stuart’s Dyspep
sia Tablets will cure every form of
stomach trouble except cancer of the
They increase llesh, insure pure
blood, strong nerves, a bright eye and
Blear complexion, because all these
result only from wholesome food well
Neariy all druggists sell Stuart’s
Dyspepsia Tablets at 50 cents full sized
package or by mail by enclosing price
to Stuart Cos., Marshall, Mich., but ask
your druggist lirst.
We show more styles in strap slip
pers for ladies than anybody. Palmer’s.
When a person begins to grow thin
th "r~ f 1 L-.nm tiling wiling. ’lTie waste
is greater limn the supply arid it is
only a question of time when the end
must come.
In nine cases out of ten the trouble
is with the digestive organs. If yon
can restore them to a healthy condi
tion you wiil stop tliti waste, put on
new flesh and cause them to feel bet
ter in every way. The food they eat
will be digested and appropriated to
the needs of the system, and a normal
appetite will appear.
Consumption frequently follows a
wasting of bodily tissue because near
ly all consumptives have indigestion.
The Shaker Digestive Cordial will re
store the stomach to a healthy condi
tion in a vast majority of cases. Get
one of their books from your druggist
and learn about this new and valuable
When the children need Castor Oil,
give I hem I.axol; it is palatable.
To My Patrons.
I beg to give notice that business
requires my presence in Germany for
about two months. Leaving tomorrow,
b id you farewell and request you to
preserve your kind patronage for my
return. Respectfully,
Philii’p Gokttk.
Our show windows will entertain
you. Look at the new styles in shirts.
Orders Executed O’er Our Private Wires
C< >TTON, ST< ><: KS, Glt AIXAND PIN >VI si ON S
For Cash or on Margins.
Local Securities Bought and hold.
Telephone, oUO.
Board of Trade Building, Jackson Huilding,
Savannah, Ga. Atlanta, Ga.
Brunswick Representative.
J. M. Bloodworlh,
Ocean Pier Store.
Full line of Groceries, Cold Drinks. Cigars, Etc.
All Islanders should call.
Artesian Barber Shop,
Shaving and Haircutting.
Strictly First-Class—Neat and Polite Barbers.
From Its Organization To Its Present Stage
Of Success.
On May 16, 1895, a little more than
two years ago, a few of the enthusi
astic musicians of Brunswick met and
organized a band, from which nucleus
has grown the Marine band, which is
now excelled by few in the south.
The original members and officers
were John Baumgartner, leader; H.
C. Morey, president; Oscar Von Beg
ierbeg, secretary; Romaine McCul
lough, treasurer; George McCullough,
George Cook, Lee Leiohleitner, John
McCullough, C. T. McCullough, Burr
The old instruments of their famous
predecessors, the Atlantic band, were
all that they then had but they went
bravely to work and with continual
practice greatly improved in their
playing. They furnished the music
for the Naval Reserves fair in 1896
and word paid $356. From moonlight
excursions, etc., SBO was cleared, and
from the concert in January last and
the recent one $l7O was made. For
music for the Knights of Pythias they
received S6O and $22 from a democratic
rally. The organization is entirely a
volunteer body with dues of 50 cents
per month.
The Marine band now has a splen
did set of instruments that cost S6OO
and are paid for in full. These were
obtained on the instalment plan
through the courtesy and help of Lieu
tenants F. D. Aiken, and J. S. Wright,
and Senator 11. F. Dunwody, who
stood the band’s bond uutil the instru
ments were paid for. They have SIOO
worth of new music. The new uni
forms of the striking Aunapolis cadet
type were recently purchased on the
same plan, Lieutenant Frank D. Aiken
makinghimself personally responsible
for the payments. The cost was S2OO.
The excursion tobe given Friday night
June 11, will be for the purpose of
raising money to meet payments on
these last equipments.
The members and officers now are:
John Baumgartner, leader; I. 11. Ai
ken, president; W. H. Way, secretary;
Lee Lechleitner, treasurer; George
McCullough, George Cook, Will Aiken,
Matt Aiken, Burr Winton, Thos. Hard
castle, Chas. Baumgartner, Br., Will
Mitchell, Chas. Baumgartner,Jr., W. D
Miller, Herbert Miller, John McCul
lough, C. T. McCullough, Arthur
Wood. Capt. Tobias Newman is drum
'■major,-ami Lab been tn many ways a
great aid to the band in their work.
Much credit is due Leader John
Baumgartner for his indefatigable ef
forts in building the Band up to its
present state of excellence. He is one
of the best musicians to be found any
where. The ladies of the city, and es
pecially Mrs. Frank D. Aiken, have
done a great deal in making the con
certs and excursions successful, and
Mr. F. A. Dunn has been a ceaseless
worker for the band.
The Marine band now has the en
gagement for the Fourth regiment
encampment of the Uniform Rank,
Knights of Pythias, and will probably
be engaged for the grand encampment
of Odd Fellows in Savannah in ’9B,
judging by the praise given it by the
several delegates to the Atheus con
vention which has just closed.
Brunswick may well be proud of
such an organization, and if support
ed at ail times as it should be, we will
have the finest band in the south.
Absolutely the latest styles in fine
shirts can be found at Palmer’s.
To the Centennial.
The Southern railway will sell ex
cursion tickets at $12.60 Brunswick to
Nashville, Tenn., and return for the
Tennessee Centennial, May-November.
Rate of $12.60 limited to ten days from
date of sale, and other tickets on sale
with any limitation desired. Elegant
Southern railway trains will be oper
ated in special service between Bruns
wick and Nashville. Travel via South
ern railway.
Mr. Edward S. Fagg, the competent
steward of the Oglethorpe, is the right
man in the right place. Mr. Fagg
was formerly steward at the Ponce de
Leon Hotel at St. Augustine, Kenil
worth Inn, Ashevjlle, N. C.; Galt
house, Ky., and late of the Tremont
and Beach hotel, Gal veston, Tex.
A Summer Cruise.
The American steamship Ohio will
sail from New York June 26, 1897, for
a summer cruise, touching at Iceland,
North Cape, Norway, Sweden and
Russia. Opportunity will be allowed
for extensive side-trips, including a
visit to the great exposition at Stock
holm. Capt. O. Jatianneson is local
agent for the line, and will he pleased
to furnish rates and other information
to applicants.
Official Inspect
or of Watches
for the B. and
\V. and So. Ky.
Is all important, and therefore you
ought to be careful how your eyes
are fitted to glasses,
We have had the experience, and
can fit them scientifically and cor
rectly. We guarantee both frames
and lenses.
Repairing of all kinds and mak
ing of medals, etc., a specialty.
The . . .
Seasonable Advice.
And now a word about
Ours are of a high standard
of merit. There are several
different styles, in all sizes,
finished in hard wood, char
coal lined and so constructed
that there is a constant circu
lation of cold, dry air. Prices
ranging from
$lO. 00 Upward.
They are economical in the use of ice. They
preserve food perfectly. —They arc odorless and free
from impure and musty air. Wood not exposed in
the interior. Zinc lined throughout. All of our
refrigerators are made of hard, seasoned oak, dry
kilned and perfectly matured. No softwood, pine
or poplar, substitutes.
C. flcGarvey.
We have made it famous, economical and best for you to
supply your needs here, and This ever-growing store is the mark
of your appreciation. Thank you, not for buying the goods, for
you don’t do that unless it’s the best policy to do so, but thank
you for ilnding us out and enjoying the money-saving oppor
tunities we ofl'er. You are making better and better things pos
sible by giving us your confidence and your trade. Inviting and
giving full confidence, we ask for an examination of this week’s
See Our Windows. They Exhibit
SURPRISING A Fine Tan Shoe for Men, Coin Toe, at $3.00
SALE OF A Fine Chocolate Colored Shoe for Men, at 3.00
MEN’S TAN A Fine Ox blood Colored Shoe for Men, at 3.00
SHOES. A Kmc Chocolate Colored Vici Kid Hal Plain Too 4.00
We Imve these four shoes in all styles and
toes and will make a run on them this week.
Our new designs in gents’ finej shirts oan’t be seen in any
other store. The prices are $3.00 a dozen lower than anybody.
See Us for Gents 1 Furnishing Goods.
Time by Wire
from Washing
ton Received
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