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IN WOMAN'S KBAI_M.
TO EARN A LIVING. IB—per*! I— for m»tls_ on tbe Possi bilities of tbe Various Trii-eH iukl Profeaaioau a. A recent issue of the New York Tribune contained eight pages ol* what might be ealh-d expert information upon the advantages and disadvantages of twenty-seven professions nnd trades open to women. The facts and fancies Bet forth are all signed by women who stand high In their calling, and while much of the Information, especially that relating to law, me-dicine, nursing, a;id so forth, has long hi en public property, there are many other statements which deserve the careful con -. Biderati on at the profession or trade-hunting " women. Competition would not be so sharp If women Of Pails, ls making a sensation because of her craze for the automobile. Recently .she dro\~? her motor phaeton with her own hand for a d'stanee of 550 miles, visiting her es tates In Champagne and Bonnelles, also making a flying trip into Touralne. It will be remembered that the duchess waa the flrst would give themselves more room by spread ing out over the field of activities. But un fortunately they go much like a flock of altogether. Hence the crowding of ed -1 women into the teaching profession, and the stampede of those less highly trained, Into stenography, and the stores. It is piti ful that this should be so when there is so much room for women elsewhere. Miss Alice J. Hand, who has not only made herself rich, but has gained a name in the field of archi tecture, says: "There is an immense unknown field for women in architecture, especially in the plan- | nlng of dwellings. Xo one is quicker to | acknowledge the fact than an intelligent j man. After a woman has secured technical I training, there is no better opening wedg^ J to Cc money-making world than to become identified in some way with a well-established architectural firm. In planning a dwelling I i have often observed that the cleverest archi are given to sacrifice utility to harmony of design. This is an error that I think few women would make. Their familiarity with the requirements of a home makes them ex ceedingly practical. I recall a discussion once at school between an instructor and pupil apropos to a cellarway. The girl protested that the stair was too narrow for comfort or eafety, and in her design she enlarged it. ' 'But can't you see,' said tha instructor, 'that in enlarging the step you spoil the harmony of the design?' ' Put a fat cook on the step aa you would have it,' replied the girl. 'Then consider the harmony of the cojk.' "As usual, the woman had the last word!" Miss Hand has designed many public build ings and ls at present a member of a pros perous New York firm. TRADESWOMEN. For the woman who may not have the i training or inclination to take up so brain • teasing an occupation, sheep-raising, fruit growhig, fancy dog breeding and the labor agency are suggested: A Virginia woman who owns a small piece of land has become interested ln the busi ness of raising sheep. She ataned on a capital of $25, and with this sum she purchas ed sheep at $3 a head. She raised as many as she could care for ou the land, disposing of tho rest as soon as they were old enough. She devoted about an hour each day to their care, and paid a boy a small sum a week to keep the sheds in order. She ls now able, after five years, to clear over $150 annually. English women have developed no small talent for stock raising, having taken 30 per cent of the prizes at a recent contest. In fancy dog breeding women are no less successful, and this branch pays better than cattle raising. At the show of the Ladies' Kennel association in London recently near ly every breed of dogs was exhibited. Two of the best modern breeds of beagles and bull<ioKs were raised by women. Teama of bloodhounds and the finest St. Bernards ln ti^e world are credited to women who have made a study and business of the industry. Ono of those women never exhibits a dog worth less than $5,000. As business managers these women stock . owners are noted for "economy, method and gocd sense; they are good buyers and know Just when to sell." In many stock farms a widow or waughter will succeed where the p husband or father failed. IN THE WORLD OF ART. Prior to the World's fair sculpture as a branch of artistic labor had not appealed strongly to women artists, but now clay modeling and working ln marble are in creasing in popularity among women. Seven women labored on the colossal statues of the World's fair buildings aud ■grounds, and at the head of these stood Miss Juiia Bracken, who was in practical charge of the women sculptors and who herself modeled several famous statues. The large figure of "Illinois Welcoming the Nations" was the work of her hands, as were also the flying figures whicb adorned the corner cf the Woman's building and the "Victory" of the Manufacturers' building. Since the fair Miss Bracken has devoted her time chiefly to bust work, the most successful being the bust of Sir Moses Monteflore, the Hebrew philanthropist. This talented sculptor occu- B a studio in Chicago. .Mrs. Low W. Moore, another of the "work ing seven," had her bust of John R. Bensley ited by the National Sculpture Society of New- York. It was such a strong piece of work that the Judges refused to believe It had been fashioned by the dainty hand of _ woman. Wood carving is a fascinating branch of art, and an industry not by auy mean 3 beyond the capacity of woman. It is artistic useful and highly remunerative, embodying the al ways desirable elements in any industry of Interesting the mind, occupying the hands and replenishing the purse. It is also undoubted ly one of the finest and foremost industrial arts of the day. The Princess of Wales, in the Industrial school at Sandrlngham, which she established and sustains, gives special prominence to wood carving. Specimens of the work from the hands of the maidens under tutelage fre quently command high prices, and aro exhib ited as fine works of art. The use of burnt wood in ciecor-ition. an art which dates from mediaeval times, is having its renascence in this country. It bids fair to become an im l*orta:-.t factor in the artistic finish of our buildings, public and private. Authorities say that dry woods, free from gummy or resinous parts, are the only suitable kind 3. The white or yellow poplar of the United States is said to be well suited for burnt wood designs. Fine results are obtained by combining harder, darker woods, such as oak or walnut, that impart rich dark lones in contrast with the lighter poplar. is a unique business for an energetc worn- THE Dit UK ESSE Dl E_BS, woman in Paris to drive a horseless carriage, and she is today considered the most expert chauffeurstoker or motor woman in France. Tho Duchesse d'Uzes is as well the most ac complished woman whip in Europe, and she is a sculptor of considerable ability. The- por trait reproduced was taken from the Cosmo politan. an. The Kansas City World gives the best illustration of the possibilities of this busi ness In its description of Mrs. S. J. Atwood and her work: "Her business is to gather up all the idle laborers she can find and put them to work on the Union Pacific railroad in Colorado, Wyoming and other Western sections. She ha 3 been employed by the Union Pacific in this capacity for the last twelve years, and the company finds her services Indispensable. Mrs. Atwood has been iv the business so long that she says she can tell by looking at a man whether or not he will make a good hand. When she sees one who suits her taste she approaches him without hesi tation and asks him how he would like the position she has to often It only requires the work of about a minute for the terms to be arranged, and the man is escorted to some corner where others she has engaged have been congregated. "The labe.r-hustler is a little woman about 30 years of age. She has short curly hair that is as black as night. She walks with an agile step and always ha 3 a pleasing smile for even the toughest hobo." The labor agency need not be confined to securing male laborers, but can cover the necessities of female help if the agent has the necessary energy, versatility and intui tion. For those who have literary aspirations, Helen Winslow, editor of the Club Woman, offers this encouragement. She says: "Before I became an editor I believed, with other aspirants, that acceptance or rejection was too often a matter of influence or per sonal interest. Now I know that an editor Is frequently obliged to reject an excellent article for the best possible reasons. First, the artic'.e may not be suited to his publica tion; second, it may be exactly in line with something he has already used or is just going to publish; third, it may be too long or too short; fourth, the magazine may be already overstocked with manuscripts; fifth, the editor may not be able to pay for ltj sixth, and so on, up to sixtieth, there may be plenty of reasons why his 'with regrets' may be sincere. "Be not easily discouraged. Do not at tempt to write unless you have something to say, and then try to say it ln a convincing and, if possible, an out of the usual, way. Keep up a brave spirit and welcome rejected manuscript as the necessary discipline for moulding the successful writer. Send It forth with a prayer and a song— not a sigh. Prac tice patience and perseverance with a capital P, and you will push up to the profitable paths of a prolific pen." There are ln this ' country a few women who are earning a living in the saddle. Prominent among them is Mrs. Beach, the famous Newport riding teacher. She does not see much romance in her profession and confines her remarks to the actual require ments of the business. "With a perfect knowledge of horsemanship, perfect health, patience and courage, a wom an can earn a living In teaching riding by hard work," she asserts. "The want of ex perience wculd be a drawback to a young girl's undertaking to give Instruction, and she assumes a great responsibility. "In teaching children Infinite pains must be taken, and the teacher should be most con scientious. "Saddles, habits and all riding paraphernalia are expensive, and should always be of the beat Quality that can be found. "I should like to see a woman teaoher In every school, for I believe that women and children would and do learn of such a teach er with greater comfort to themselves than when the instructor Ls a man. The different natures met with require different treatment and this women are patient ln giving." Another avenue open to ambitious women is worthy of special mention, viz.: The den tistry. If any of the learned professions are properly open to women none ls more so than this, since the feminine physique ie peculiarly adapted to the work. Dr. Stewart, a practicing woman dentist, of New York city, calls attention to the fact that the modern methods of treatment do not demand the element of strength which was needed when pulling teeth was the chief business of the dentist. A woman's hand ls smaller, her fingers are more deft and she ls more sympathetic and patient than man, and hence can do the same work with the Infliction of less pain. Enough has been said to Indicate what women might do if they would only gather their courage and cut loose from the over crowded professions and trades, where they draw but starvation wages. FLYING EMBERS. When Mrs. Curzon goes to reign ln the court of Calcutta next December ahe will take with her only a half-dozen servant* from her English home, alaoe she will ba dependent IN LITERATURE. THE EQUESTRIAN. IN DENTISTRY. THE ST. PAUL GLOBE SUNDAY OCTOBER 9, 1898. Ro*sml Baking Powder Made from pure cream of tartar. Safeguards the food against alums Alum baking: powders are the greatest menacers to health of the present day. upon Indian servants, who understand the ways of India as only natives of India can* The magnificent palace In Calcutta, with its adjoining houses and ample grounds, is called a "compound," which means that all the members and attaches, including all the buildings and animals, arc one family. The salary paid by Queen Victoria to the viceroy in India is one of the largest paid to any of her subjects, and this Ib for the reason that the Indian people, who are half savage and wholly Oriental, judge wealth and power by the display made of it. Consequently the etiquette of India compels the viceroy and vicerine to hold frequent receptions of mag nificent splendor. At the close of these receptions a feast is spread upon a long table, and the viceroy and vicerlue preside as host and hostess. Menler, the Paris chocolate millionaire, has recently purchased the little island of Antl-. costi. In the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Here he has established a sort of feudal system, and appointed his agent, L. O. Coinmetant, gov ernor of the island. The aristocracy of Que bec has just been horrified because of the appearance at a semi-state function in that city of Commetant, and who, by reason of his position as "governor of Anticostl," took precedence of a number of the lords and la dies of high degree. In the published list of those present at the affair. Now the Quebec government is puzzled to know what to do with this "governor" when he turns up at future entertainments where the "order of precedence" is to be observed. • c * Lugla Codemo, the Italian poetess, and author of "N'ohant." died at Venice at the age of seventy years a ehort time ago. The bad grace with which George Sand received the Signora Codemo while she was visiting France called forth "Nohant," ln which novel the author of "Consuelo" is laid open to rid ic_la • • • His majesty, the emperor of China, recently wished his p : ano to be cleaned and tuned, says the Westminster Gazette. Mr. Moultrie, an English musician, who attended Pekin for the purpose, reports that the keys wore filthy, and had various Chinese hieroglyphics stamped on them, while the instrument had not been tuned for years. With very little trouble the tone was restored and the keys cleaned. This latter action, however, was against all Chi nese taste, and the emperor sent back word that the characters were to be immediately replaced, while the opinion was expressed that there was net the slightest necessity for clean ing the Ivories. So great was the emperor's appreciation of Mr. Moultrie's skill as a mechanician that, with the r-hi:d!ike guile lessness which is so natural with him, ht sent a perambulator and a jinricksha to be repaired likewise! • • • IF WE IWDKRSTOOD. Could we but draw back the curtains That surround each other's lives, See the naked heart and spirit. Know what spur the action gives. Often we should And it better. Purer than we think we would; We should love each other better. If we only understood. Ah! we judge each other harshly, QI'EIIS "LOUISE OP DENMARK, The "Grandmother of all Europe," who died recently, was the oldest queen in the world. Knowing not life's hidden fore*, Knowing not the fount of action Is less turbid at its source, Seeing not amid the evil All the golden grains of good; Oh! we'd love each other better If we only underatood. —New York Tribunal • . . Countea* Schlmmelman, of Copenhagen, Denmark, ls now at Buffalo with her yacht Duen, having come through the canal from the Atlantic. The Duen ls undoubtedly the flrst foreign yacht to cross the Atlantic- and come through the canal for a tour ot the Great lakes. The countess is in the United Statea to Investigate the condition of her countrymen here. She is going to Chicago on her yacht next month to spend the winter there. The countess haß set a precedent which may make JLake Michigan a popular water for Europe's pleasure craft. • a • Miss Dorothea Klumpke, an American wo man, has been placed at the head of the bureau of measurements at the Paris observa tory. She is engaged in producing a huge photographio chart of the heavenß and com piling a new stellar catalogue. Sbe works six hours a day, or rather every night, and receives 120 francs a month. THE CLUB CORNER. The Globe desire* to make it* club ooi ner a clear and faithful refleotor tf Mlna* •ota orga-lsaUoaa ana ia this end extend- to them an urgent invitation to use Its space as an open parliament. The roster of clubs, which is about completed, shows that many have taken up the same theme of study for the year. It will be helpful to the clubs themselves and Instructive and interesting to others to compare the results of these various discussions and researches, if each organiza tion will forward, to the denartmr nt the ques tions discussed at Its meefrtig and the decis ions reached, the information will be given its proper setting by reference to this club roster. This work will be farther facilitated, both for the club secretaries and the depart ment, if those who have not fine so will send to us copies of their <*urrentsprogrammes. • • * Mrs. Corlnne S. Brown,' of Chicago, waa asked to reread before the Social Economics club, of that city, the paper, given by her be fore the Denver biennial." Her whole effort was directed toward industrial problems. She started out with the statement that the in dustrial problem sometimes seemed like deal ing with a chapter of horrors, as so much misery, woo and injustice accompanied it and the solution seemed so far away, unthankful and hopeless. She then made a plea that club women should study this great question, I for not ouly had they the leisure, but also the independence of thought and most of I them the financial independence to give it consideration. The subject, she added, should ' be handled without gloves. This study, the ; speaker declared, needed not only intellectual ' capacity, but sympathetic comprehension, both I of which she declared women possessed. In I the highest meaning, according to Mrs. Brown, the problem was a mathematical one and its solution was scientific. • • * This is the "federation month" for Minne sota, Nebraska, Colorado, Ohio and Illinois. The Illinois women have been honing to re ceive President McKinley as the star at traction of their annual, but the Inter Ocean assures us that the locul clubs are not losing sleep over the subject. "If the president attends Uie peace jubilee and stays in town long enough to respond to our invitation we would, of course, be glad to hear him talk," said one of the Chi cago club members, "but if his duties call him away we will be coutent with cur other arrangements, which are excellent in them selves. " • . . At this time of the year the question of j membership in the general federation usually comes before local clubs for decision. Is the game worth the candle or Is it not? One or two delegates attend the biennials at the expense of the clubs; can they bring \ back enough to warrant the expense? The | answer depends primarily upon tho character ' of the delegate. Is she a gocd splrit-couduc • tor? Can she transmit to her constituents I the electricity generated ia the convention, | or _wlll she consider her -responsibility dis- J charged if sho acts simply as a "club dummy?" Secondly, the value of membership in tho j general federation depends up tha nature of the club. The purpose of, the national ' organization is to unify, systematize and j render effectual the efforts of all local clubs. j If. then, a local organization has an aim be yond a pleasurable but motiveless study by its members; ir" it desires to be of service either directly or indireotly, to the com munity, it is not inconceivable that it should learn something of effective methods and i gain something of wholesome inspiration by hol-lng a place in the national organization I isolation is not conducive to growth or ihe development ot power. "What Harriet C ( 1 owner, editor of the Midland Monthly club ! c*e:>arti_ent. says of the state federation may apply with equal force to the general organi zations. "The annual or biennial meeting brings women together from every corner of the I state," she says, "and gives an incent've and : inspiration of great value. The public dLscus sion of subjects in which each club is inter ested leads inevitably to better methods and higher ideals, and not the least of the bene fits derived from the state meetings la the comradeship developed." • • • WHAT IS A WOMAN'S CLUBf "What is a Woman's Club?" No id'.e place wherein to chatter of the last new play. Or whisper of a sister gone astray, Or strip with cruel gossip every trace Of sweetness from some life borne down with strife. 'Tis not a place where fashion reigna su preme, Where lack of style is sink beyond redeem, Where outward garb 1s moie than inward life; No room is there for care.ess jest or sneer For delving into dark days .afely past ' Or meaning glances with dire purpose cast, To cause some trembling soul to blush or fear. She celebrated her eighty-first birthday aeot, 7. All these are what a woman* club la not— Things left behind, outgrown, daapised. for got. ' • - What is a .Woman's ClubT A meeting ground For those of purpose great and broad and strong, Whose aim is toward tha stars, who ever long ' To make the patient, listening world resound Tilth sweeter muslo, purer, nobler tones. 4 5 i°? ?£ere kindly, helpful worda are said And kindlier deeds are done; where hearts are fed; Where wealth of brain fer poverty atone*, And hand grasps hand and soul finds touch with soul. Where victors in the race for fame and power Look backward even in their triumph hour, Tp beckon others towards the shining goal. This ls a Woman's Club., a ham fair, Where tollers drop an hour their load of Care. What le a Woman** Ohibt The fabric of a dream Touched with an altar coal and made alhra, Instinct with hope for those who toil and strive And wait to catch that Joyous day. flrst fleam That ushers in a better, freer age, rtSftl ° Q * * hftll *» f< * *H &* BnJP mvxwtitft&ii, wage, —•■""iara A. >&__•» ta The club Woman. SARABAND'S SKIPPER. From Temole Bar. The last half-hour of the steamship Saraband had come. All day she had lain in the pitiless bay, crouching un der the fierce blast of the northeast gale, the seas sweeping her decks, and now all on board knew that she had but a short time to live. She had had her day. Built to carry 120 paasengers, she had once been one of the popular boats going throfagh the new?y opened canal to the East, and her long flush deck had been the Scene of many a gay gathering when her passengers thad assembled under the awnings to laugh, flirt and talk af ter dinner. But larger and faster boats had come and her glory had departed, so that after many vicissi tudes here she lay, her passenger ac commodation taken out and the space filled with grain from the Black Sea ports, sinking. Her decks were slanting in an angle of forty-five degrees, for the wheat had shifted, and she lay nearly on her beam ends; every movable thing had long been washed away, and one struc ture which should have been immov able—the engine hatcih— had also been smashed in. That was the immediate reason why she was going to- founder; the engine room plates were awash and the fires in the stokehole were out, and for the last two hours she had only been kept head to sea by means of a sea anchor made of the derrick* and spars. A portion of every s.ea that came on board found its way through the make shift contrivance of spars and tar paulins nailed over the gaping chasm in her deck that marked the former po sition of the engine hatch, and each found her a little lower In the water. In the shelter of the bridge deck— the only structure which had been 6trong enough to resist the remorse less violence of the seas— clustered her crew, some thirty hands, hard-faced sailors and grimy firemen; the former quiet, apathetic, almost careless; the others, save for a few, dead-wihite with fear, spending their last moments in cursing with foolish, meaningless re petitions of tl*} same words, the ship, their luck in coming in her, and the skipper, for not making use of the two remaining boats which hung from their davits at the lee side of the bridge deck and which from their elevated po sition had not gone when the other boats had been swept away. On the bridge stood the skipper and mate, bearded, elderly men both, straining their despairing eyes into the wall of mist and spray which relentlessly rush ed down upon them, in the faint hope that some passing vessel might appear through the gloom of the gale. At length, the skipper turned and scrambled down the sloping bridge to where the mate crouched on the lee rail. "We shaH have to try the boats, Mr. Smith; she'll not Last much long er!" he shouted, the wind pic-king up each word as he uttered it and sweep ing them away to leeward, as if jealous ot the mate hearing them. "It's a very poor chance," said the mate; "but I suppose it's our only one. How long do you give her?" "Half an hour at the outside. Are the boats all ready?" "They've been ready since morning," said the mate; "but can we get them in the water unsmashed, and won't the firemen rush them?" • "I don't thi*-^- so," replied the skip per; "there's lime enough and room enough for all to get away." But his face took a grimmer look as he led the way down from the bridge to the charthouse, the mate following him. Inside they could hear each oth er with greater ease, and the skipper, while taking hls revolver from a draw er, gave the mate his final instructions. "We'll lower the forward lifeboat first, as she's the biggest; you will take charge of her, get your crew aboard, and have every one in his place before we start to lower, so that you can shove off as soon as she touches the water. If those patents act. you ought to be all right." (The boats were fitted with a patent contrivance by which the tackles holding them are automat ically released the moment the boat is water-borne, so that there is no un hooking of blocks to be done while the boat Is getting dashed to pieces against the ship's side.) "I shall be all right." said the mate; "but what about you? Who's going to lower the falls of the after boat? You can't manage it from the boat it self, with all the crowd you have on board." "I'll lower her from the deck," said the skipper. "If they have a long painter made fast to the ship, they can easily pull up again under the counter, and I'll make a Jump for lt." "Mind you don't jump short; you'd have a poor chance with those boots and oilskins on," said the mate. "Oh, I'll manage," replied the skipper. "Call the men up." The men came up in a body, and the \ skipper came out on the deck, revolver in hand. "The ship's sinking," he said, "and I have decided to take to the boats. There's plenty of time and room for all to get away in safety, if you obey my orders. You will remain standing ! where you are till I call your names, I then the man whose name Is called will j take his piace in the boat. Any man ! that starts for the boat before I tell ! him, I shoot; understand all?" There was a low murmur from the men, and the skipper continued: "Mr. Smith will take charge ot tht boat." The mate, with a look at the skipper, climbed into the boat as she hung in the davits. The skipper then called thu names of the crew he proposed to sen*d in her, sending first the sailors, so that the nuate might place each in his proper station in the boat, before the firemen., etc., who would be of no use in the critical maneuvers of getting her away from the ship's side, crowded her up. But these same firemen did not understand his reason, and thought ho was showing undue preference to his own men, and, a heavier sea than usual striking the steamer, there was a cry of, "She's going down, and he's sending the sailors firat!" and a rush for the boat. "Stand back!" cried the skipper. Crack! and the leading fireman spread out his hands and pitched on to hia face, rolling in a limp bundle down on to the lee rail. The rest of the men stopped. They might as well be drown ed as shot, they thought, and they hud dled together, looking with horrified glances at their dead comrade. The skipper paused, lowered his revolver, and then called the next name; they had learned their lesson, and went quietly to the boat, which was got safely away, and drifted out of sight in the mist of the gale. The other boat was filled without any mishap, and the skipper, the only ma left on deck, lowered her; she also got clear away, and drifted out to the full length of her painter. The skipper walked aft to wait for them to haul up again. He had to pass the body of tho dead man, and he did not look at it. The boat was hauling up on the painter, and waa getting close; the skipper got on the rail ready to Jump. At that moment a fireman, tha brother of the man he had shot, reached over th« boat's bow, and, with a ory of "Blast you, stop and drown with Bill!" cut the painter. The distance between the ship and the boat began to widen instantly, and ln spite of the frantic efforts of the sailors at the oars the deeply iadsn boat was swept away and blotted out in the mist. The skipper got down from the rails, and made his way back to the bridge deck. He had just ten minutes to live. Ten minutes to pre pare for the next world, after forty years at seal He climbed up on the bridge again, and sat on the canvas windscreen to think. His wife and children, who would look after them now? Hls wages were £16 per month; on that he had had but small chance to cave. Well, he supposed the Shipmasters' society wotlld dp -fotnethlng' for iier, but she Would fi-TS -t-Q ffivt ujp her little house 8 T| | TJ^arjk J I Yo-i jf| I FROM __ | s Ransom & Horton J (§ We have been too busy — in fact, rush- Jg W) cd — today to write an "ad." Guess you 9) Sail have found us and our goods out, and gt perhaps we don't need to tell you any- Jg Wl thing special. 9) w) We want to say Thank You for your gt (@ indorsement of our new deal — a crowded Jg Wl store as ours has been with satisfied cus- f) Btomers, who come back and bring others gt is gratifying to us, and we must infer our Jg Wl goods and prices are right. We have 9) m\ tried hard to give you the best stock and gt Km values for your money, and we seem to Jg J I have succeeded. 9) Qft Traveling men, who are all around in iR Ul both cities and see all the stocks, pat us Jg fl on the back and say we have the best, ▼/ 8 but that's apt to be misleading. The )& constant stream of people *who have been Jg' fl leaving their money with us is what tells 9)i 8 'the tale, and again we say, Thank You! We promise to keep our stock replete (J fl with all the newest things in Fur and Wl m Cloth — sell them at close margins — fm iS and give you skilled, polite clerks to wait (g fl on you and a handsome light store — Wl Sh what more can we do ? a»\ 09 Our special sale on Cloaks was a sue- im Jl cess — will give you another this week. jl m jj Ransom & Horton S 5 8 8 8 at oFrest Gate and drop from the po sition of a captain's wife to letting lodgings; perhaps one of the children could be got into an orphanage; if not, well, it meant starvation or the work house. He thought of his own life, of his hard, 111-used boyhood, cabin boy in a Quebec timber ship; of his man hood, spent in unremitting toil in all parts of the world; of the various ships he had commanded, in each of which he had been expected to use less coal, less paint, fewer provisions and to go with smaller crews than in the last. He thought of the blackguards he had had to command as crews, and the trouble he- had had with them, and the old sailor proverb rose to his lips: "To live hard, work hard, die hard, and go to hell after all would be too_£lamned hard." Well, he'd not had much fun out of life, and now he was going to find out what it all meant. Anyway, he had always done his best for his ship. His eyes fell on the dead body of the fireman. That too! If the man should indict him at the bar of the last judgment he would answer there, as he would have answered to an earthly court: "In my judgment it was necessary for the safety of the men in my charge." A sudden quiver warn ed him she was nearly gone, and he rose to his feet for one last look to windward. As he looked into the blind ing spray he saw a large wave come out of the mist and knew lt would swamp her. He gripped the rail with both hands, and his lips moved in a half-forgotten prayer. "Our Father, which art" — and the wave swept on. But the Saraband had gone. The skip per had gone to meet his fireman where "there shall be no more sea." VALUABLE DOG MAD. Some 95,000 Worth of Roblea Roaming About Near ChlcoßO. CHICAGO, Oct. B.— Rev. M. E. Erz'a $5,000 dog is loose In the woods north of Montrose boulevard and west of Lincoln av?nue. Savage from hunger, the huge St Bernard had defied all attempts to cap ture him, and on several occasions haa ccme near eating up Detective De Celle, of the town hall police station. Capt. Schuettler has ordered the *v\ oeds surrounded by policemen, and will send a squad with Instructions to bring in the $5,000 beast or die In the attempt. When the dog disappeared from the rectory of St. Matthias* Cathollo church, Alnslle and Western avenues, Capt. Schuettler put all his available detective- on the trail. Officer de Celle has a touch of Sherlock Holmes blood In him. He got a microscope — so it is said, but modestly denied by Mr. De Celle — and, crawling on his hands and. knees in the road for a mile and a half traced the dog's font steps to the woods, "ftain then obliterated the tracks, but yesterday De Celle returned to tl\Q woods aild aft-.n- a few hours' search got sight of the dog. -rhe next minute De Celle was climb ing an eighty-foot tree. The $5,000 dog showed unmistakable signs of an in tention to devour the sleuth. In the course of an hour De Celle returned to earth, the dog having slunk away to a cavern under some fallen trees. Cau tiously advancing,, the detective peered Into tive opening and said softly: "Come, doggie!" The doggie came, and De Celle had barely time to shin up another tree, losing a part of one trouser leg as he drew lt out of reach. He says he would have riven a couple of dollar*) if the brute had b=en a $1 cur Instead of a $5,000 prize winner. He didn't dare to shoot as it was. After another wait of an hour or so De Celle came down, but he steered clear of the cavern and sprinted to the Sheffield avenue police station, where he told Capt. Schuettler of hia adventures. The captain ordered a large force of policemen to the woods, piloted by De Celle. The officers surrounded the "cav ern, while De Celle again toyed with fate by approaching the opening and calling in his sweetest accent to the wild beast within. There was no response for a moment, and De Celle stuck hia head into the cavern, when, with an awful roar, the dog charged. De Celle and the entire squad of officers climbed trees like a shot— this part of the affair is denied publicly, but privately admitted— where they remained until darkness settled over the woods. Default Ing: Treasurer Convicted. SAX FRANCISCO. Oct. B.— A O. Widber, ex-treasurer of this city and county, ha* heen convicted of embezzling 176,242 from the public treasury. The jury was out all night. Widber will be sentenced next Saturday. The young man who ff^ starts in business life Sj^Sa^ with a good athletic training back of him will fl_Tr J ** be able to stand more <^^_m__l \ than the man who has _B^§MJg^-_i not had the sarnc- advant- W^fßgS^ 4 age. Nevertheless, if he overworks and neglects \ -■2^ _F his health, he is likely to V^Tn^ft-_. fall a victim to some fa- a/* W^^k tal malady like his less j.— --> _r ,S W fortunate brother. f There is only one fi /<ray_n safe road for a man tovV fir^7^\ tread in the matter of 'a ( \ _ sßfj/ health. That is the \ IA Vr^^ road of eternal J^N-fl *" c/ / vigilance. No sf^3|S^7_| _?— • man no matter *r^-£&g£j W **■**- """""" how strong he \ t~~^ may be natural- >^ ly, can with impunity neglect the little ill* and indispositions of life. These little dis orders are what make the big ones. When a man suffers from headaches and loss of appetite, feels drowsy and dull during wak ing hcurs, cannot sleep at night and is nervous and 6haky at all times, he is in a dangerous condition. If he long neglects his condition he will find himseif a very sick man. Dr. Pierces Golden Medical Discovery is the best of all medicines for the many diseases that are caused by an impaired digestion and insufficient and im proper nourishment. It creates a hearty, healthy appetite; it make 3 digestion and assimilation perfect ; it invigorates tha liver and purifies and enriches the blood. It is the great blood-maker, flesh-builder and nerve tonic. It is the best of all niedi. cincs for nervous disorders and it cures 98 per cent, of all cases of consumption, if taken in its earlier stages, before the lung* are too far wasted. For chronic, bronchial, throat and naeal affections it is an un equaled remedy. An honest dealer will not suggest some inferior substitute. Rev. C. M. Lf-uioud, (P. 0. Box 207), Quauah, Hardemau Co., Texas, writes: "I write to say that during the late trouble between the State* it became my duty as well a» privilege to speuk lv the open air at night, which produced slight hemorrhages aud loss of voice iron which I had suffered more or lesi lor a number of years, until that (".od-send ' Golden Medical Discovery,' given to the world by the Inventive and scientific brain of Dr. R. V. Pierce, was obtained. After six bot tles had been used the palna und aches In my lungs began to give way, and now I feel that, with a judicious course cf life I may M.- c ninny years. I thank God for giving to the world * mau who has done so much for suffering hi> inanity. ' ' 1