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Cover Yow Own Umbrella ""SKmI **»** I*rvm *w»r tout oM one-make it new for SI.OO. Re. W|P|il gsraar M » -*«• ***•£»* »st Uu^wrO TEN DAYS’ FREE TRIAL. ISS£sl2SaLf« mum, ■m. I sa ar—“ fc«d to* our snd you will be (ted Your Umbr ® ll * wHI wear out »ome d mj THE JONB3-MULLEN CO., 396-398 Broadway, New York. The Home. ■*> W* 'W(T Woman’s Department. Woman's Sphere. Vandelia Varnum says: “I confess I do not know what woman’s sphere is, and more than that I do not want to know. I know that the majority of women love first and last and best of all the home. No power on earth or be neath the earth could wrench that love from them or make them false to it. I know that there are some that fail there, not from outward conditions, but from inward conditions. “The idea that the bars must be put up to keep woman in her ‘sphere’ is too absurd. As well bar the heavens to keep the mother bird on her nest. “So, I say, I do not want to know what woman’s ‘sphere’ is, for I fear if I did I might want to do as some others do, clip and trim her to fit their own no tions. A king, it is said, once thought he would give every man in his king dom a suit of clothes. Twenty ordered them all after one pattern. Some were found to be too long and some too short, some too slack and some too tight, and in each case he ordered the individual to be clipped or stretched, inflated or squeezed, according to the needs of the cose. That is what some are trying to do with woman. As for me, lam will ing to trust the Lord in making her, and trust her common sense after she is made. “It is a ticklish business going back and behind common sense in dealing with any question, but those who look back instead of forward, who counsel with custom instead of reason, with tra dition instead of God, are likely to get in some difficult places. For instance. I ask a person why a woman should sing in public and not speak, why should she recite the thoughts of others and not her own thoughts; and he can not answer me, and no one can. I ask another why she should perform in the theater half-clad and not, in suitable attire, speak to the people on the ques tions of the day; why she should sit on public exhibition in the theater box in scant dress, and not in modest dress pass quietly to the ballot box and voice her convictions of right; and he cannot tell me, and no one can. I ask another why woman should be worked and pushed and promoted to everything in the church and not allowed to represent the church at her gatherings; why she should teach and pray and exhort with or without a text and give bible read ings, and not be allowed to preach; and he cannot tell me, and no one can. “Sick, sick, sick of this idiocy over ‘woman’s sphere.’ Give man his free dom, give woman her freedom, and they will both find their spheres, but let no one think to escape God’s wrath when He says to a single soul, ‘Thus far and no farthur.’ “VANDELIA VARNUM.” Certain Care for Insomnia. Insomnia is a self-inflicted curse through the violation of Nature’s laws. The cause may be over-anxiety, plan ning for the morrow, thinking and wor rying over the yesterdays and todays, but no opiate can remove the cause, even though it may bring sleep. If the cause is merely mental overwork, it may be quickly removed by relieving the brain of excess of blood. Physical ex ercise is a panacea for about every ail ment which human flesh is heir t?. Therefore, stand erect, and rise slowly from the heels; descend slowly. Do this from 40 to 50 times until you feel the congestion in the muscles of the leg. Almost instant relief follows, and sleep is soon induced. For those who are ad verse to a little work, I would recom mend, instead, a bowl of very hot milk (without so ipuch as a wafer) imme diately before retiring. The hotter the milk the better for the purpose. This will prove a better sleep-producer than all the opiates known to medical science. It brings about an increased activity of the blood vessels of the stomach, caus ing slight temporary congestion, which relieves the blood vessels of the ur«itn. The hot milk is also quite strengthening to the stomach. The At-One-Ment Between God and Man. In this neat volume of 500 pages we have a most reverent treatment of pro found subjects, respecting which many Christians have wondered and prayed, in a clear and lucid style whjch even a child may understand. The author’s loyalty to the bible is pronounced and inspiring, and we do not wonder that some have pronounced his books “Bible Keys.” Readers will be glad that the writer’s scope embraces the doctrine of the Divine Trinity, for the subject is dis cussed as never before, so far as our ex perience guides. This subject, general ly ignored as “an impenetrable mys tery,” is here made so plain and clear that a "wayfaring man” need no longer be in perplexity respecting it. While demonstrating the real oneness of the Heavenly Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, this writer in short order shows the utter unscripturalness and unreasonableness of the prevalent theory which makes “confusion worse confounded’’ the more one seeks to un derstand its claim that the Heavenly Father was his own Son, and our Re deemer, who prayed to the Father was that Father himself, while the Holy Spirit was either and both the Father and the Son. While light is shining out upon all the sciences, many who read this book, “The At-one-ment,” will sure ly thank God that it is shining as never before upon His blessed word —the bible. 500 pages, paper bound, 25 cents. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Allegheny, Pa., and all booksellers. Gray's Elegy a Poser. A correspondent of the London Academy says that he heard the follow ing apropos of the difficulty to the youthful mind of comprehending Gray’s “Elegy:” “A master who was super intending a boys’ reading class which was working through the poem, asked one of his pupils what was the meaning of the line, ‘The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.’ The question was evi dently a poser, for it was some time be fore the answer came, ‘Four rude old men sleeping in church.’ “A little girl with whom I am acquainted recently asked her mother what ‘a consecrated cross-eyed bear’ was, the explanation of her query being that she had been learn ing (orally) a hymn commencing, ‘A consecrated cross I bear.’ ” the candy ci re for drink. It Will Stop the Desire for Alcoholic Stimulant, So Say One He was munching away vigorously at something when the Saunterer came up. “Have a piece of candy?” he asked, holding out a small paper bag filled with caramels, “they are all right.” The Saunterer took a caramel, and then, knowing that his friend hadn’t ever before won any medals for fond ness for confections, wanted to know the reason for his new departure. “I don’t mind telling you,” was the reply. “I am eating the stuff just to keep from drinking my usual quantity of alcoholic beverages.” A look of surprise must have passed over the Saunterer’s face, for his friend grinned. “I suppose you'd be puzzled,” he con tinued, “just as others have been be fore you. It’s all simple enough, though: The taste of the candy takes away, or rather destroys the taste for the liquor I have been imbibing. I learned that by accident. Had been eating a bit of taffy and met a friend who insisted on buying a drink. I took whisky and found that the combination wasn’t a palatable one at all. Just for fun, I next tried beer, and it proved to be even worse. I had been wanting to stop drinking for a long time, and con cluded that if candy would have that effect once it would again. That was two weeks ago, and since then I haven’t been without a piece of some kind of confection in my pocket. Whenever I feel a longing for a drink coming over me I just slip the candy in my mouth, and that settles it for the time being. Try it whenever you want to swear off. It beats taking the pledge.—Philadel phia Inquirer. Ladle*' Waist, IVo. 7830. Hints by May Manton. 7830—Ladies' Waist. 32, 34, 36, 38 and 40 inch bust. This beautiful waist is part of a cos tume fashioned in a lovely violet poplin, with velvet and applique trimmings of a deeper shade. It is made with a close fitting lining over which the material for the back is drawn smooth with tiny folds in the center at the waist line. The front is slightly bloused. The upper part of the velvet plastron simulates a yoke, and extends to the waist line in a deep point. A shallow yoke of the velvet is applied on the back, and the high collar, shaped with two points in the center back, is also of velvet. The close-fitting two-piece sleeve is adorned with a point of velvet outlined by a beautiful passementerie, which is used as a trimming around the hand. There is a tiny frill of black chiffon fttfßuad the collar and lower edge of the sleeve. "' Passementerie outlines the velvet yoke in the back, also the plastron. The long-shouldered effect given by this trimming is very fashionable and par ticularly becoming to a well-rounded figure. A handsome waist can be made of black silk with the plastron and .other trimmings of white satin and black taf- Teta applique. The model is piain but gives ample opportunity Tz: rlcn adorn ment. To make this waist in the medium size will require one and one-half yards of material 44 inches wide, with one yard of velvet for plastron front, yoke back and sleeve caps. The pattern. No. 7850, is cut in sizes for a 32, 34, 36, 38 and 40- inch bust measure. Da<lten* Wrapper. No. 7820. Hints by May Manton. 7826—Ladies' Wrapper. 32. 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 inch bust Women derive more genuine comfort from their wrappers than any other article of dress. There is some diffi culty in securing a design that will give comparative ease without being too neg lige. The accompanying illustration provides a graceful and elegant wrapper in china blue cashmere, the yoke and revers braided in black, trimmed with blue satin ribbon. The back is close fitting, showing all the beautiful lines and curves which run the entire length of the garment, ad mitting of no fullness in the center back but falling in long, graceful folds to the floor. It fits smooth across the hips and back, retaining the extremely plain ef fect so fashionable at present. The full front is arranged on a shal low yoke which is prettily braided in black and outlined with revers back and front. These revers are finished with •a frill of blue satin ribbon, surmounted by a narrow braided design. The high collar is shaped with two points in the center back. The close-fitting two-piece sleeve is correctly shaped with slight fullness at the shoulder and trimmed with a frill of ribbons and narrow braiding. A pretty rosette of blue ribbon with two long ends decorates the front of the wrapper. Henrietta, French flannel and China silk may be employed for this model, with velvet yoke or revers. A dainty garment made in pale blue Liberty satin with a yoke of white lace and white ribbon trimmings would form a charm ing addition to a bridal outfit. The wrapper may also be fashioned in flannelette of cotton goods for morning wear, omitting the revers and trimming. The design is very practical for stout figures and the patterns are made in the larger sizes to meet this demand. To make this wrapper in the medium size will require six yards of material 44 inches wide. The pattern. No. 7826, is cut in sizes for a 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44-inch bust measure. Deafnp*« Cannot Bp Cnrpd By local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets inflammed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. Sold by druggists. 75c. Hall's Family Pills are the best. CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT Dok Stops nn Eleetrle Car. Alice Pedro, six years old, went out for a walk in the evening with her New foundland dog, Don, and while crossing the street car track at North Clark street and Sunny Side avenue, she caught her toe and fell to the ground. Not far to the northward a trolley car was coming toward the child, who, shocked by the fall lay in the middle of the track. It took the dog about ten seconds to take mental notes of the situation, and then he began to show great distress. He gazed anxiously up the track in the direction of the approaching car. He pranced about the child and barked. He took her dress in his teeth and pulled, but the dress tore. For a mo ment the dog seemed to be in despair. The car was coming fast and something had to be done. And then he wheeled about and started up the track as fast as his body would allow, to flag the car. Barking furiously, the big dog ran right in the middle of the track. If there ever was a clear case of reason in animals there was one here. The mo torman saw the dog coming and first thought the beast was mad. He clapped on the brakes and as the car slowed up and stopped Don was compelled to run backward to keep out from undpr the wheels. He would not get off the track. THE RHRSBBHNTATIVg} 7 ?kGRBBA > Y,.yQygB|BER X6 f 1399. HPW,;FI : ,4Ri’.4fttAB ED AN ODD ACCOUNT. riifisfifflcißsTi kH&ve lATl AT thkW be fmfcm" . X,lown Jjjipgp ftyffpEEK.... n &" 9! 1 IS' 9 ————— J. ■ ' 2 1 - 1 ■■ ■' 11 1 - ■ ... a F=JAyTj®s] kk TH|lm BEAmI/ t i!r Town [o jJk i Mm The instant the car had come to a standstill the dog bounded back to his mistress, who by this time was on her feet. The only reward he asked was a pat on the head. —Dumb Animals. A Feathered Wonder. Possibly the rarest of all feathered birds is the “takahe” bird of New Zea land. Science names it Notorn’s Man telli. The first one ever seen by white eyes was caught in 1849. A second came to white hands in 1851. Like the first, it was tracked over snow and caught with dogs, fighting stoutly and littering piercing screams of rage until overmastered. Both became the prop erty of the British museum. After that it was not seen again until 1879. That year’s specimen went to; tb« Dresden museum, at a cost of Tjie fourth, which was captured last fall in the fiords of Lake Te Anau, in TtfeW Zealand, W r 1 has been offeied to the gqvernment there for the tidy sum of $1,250. Thus it appears that the bird., is .precious; worth very much more than its weight in gold. The value, of cdurde, comes of rarity. The wise men.i were begin ning to set it down as extilrlct. 1 Scarcity aside, it must be worth looking at—a gorgeous creature about the *size of a big goose, with breast, head and neck of the richest dark blue, growing dullish as it reaches the under parts. Back wings and tail fe&thers are olive green, and the plumage throughout has a me tallic luster. The tail is very short and has underneath it a thick patch of soft, pure white feathers. Having wings, the takahe flies not. The wings are not rudimentary, but the bird makes no attempt to use them. The legs are longish and very stout, the feet not webbed and furnished with sharp, powerful claws. - The oddest fea ture of all is the bill, an ekuilateral tri angle of hard pink horn. Along the edge where it joins the head, there is a strip of soft tissue much like the rudi mentary comb of a barnyard fowl. — London Mail. Thinks It a .Good Remedy. NEW ULM, Minn., A«g.«7, 1899. To Dead Shot Remedy Co., Mftineapolis, Minn. x Gentlemen: Please find pne dollar en closed, for which send me by mail to New Ulm, Minn., five boxes of your Dead Shot Catarrh Cure. I had five boxes of the same and think it is a good remedy. Yours respectfully, JOS. DEIFLODER, Town Clerk of Lafayette, Nicollet Co. ’Tis well to paddle your own canoe— If you have a right, ’tis the thing to do; But, out on the stream, as the kindest plan, Don’t paddle to hinder some other man. —Detroit Free Press. Jean Baptiste Paquette. My name ees Jean Ba’tees Paquette, I live near h’Ottawa, If I was marry? Well, you bet, Ole Jules Lablanche of Calumet Ees my papa-een-law. One year ago las’ Mardi Gras, I’m marry Rosalie; And now I’m fader; oui, mon gar; It makes me feel good for be papa, Wid leetle small babee. It’s boy or girl, yon wan' to know? Well, wait, and I will tell; Hit come 'bout five, six mont ago, My wife get sick, and I was go For bring Docteur Labelle. Bellemere Lablanche, she’s livin' dere, So when dat docteur come. She say, “Batees, you keep downstairs!” I say, Battes, prends done un verre, 'Ski Blanc ave du gomme.” I make myself a lettle dring, ■ And den I say, “Mon vieux. You goin’ be fader soon, I tink. You like hit?” Den I make a vink, And say, “Bullee for you.” Den by en by I’m not so glad, I tink, “Poor Rosalie, May be she’s feelin’ pretty bad; May be she die.” Dat make me sad; Perhaps I’ll go and see. I go so quiet to de stair. And den I call “Docteur!” He say, “You go away from dere,” And den, “This toi,” says my bellemere, “You can’t keep still for sure.”. Den I sit an’ feel so triste. Till some one laugh en haut; Dat sound hall right; I say, “Batees, You’ll like some whisky, just de least, Small drop, for luck, you know.” I drink myself a bon sante, “Batees, I wash you joy;” And den I hear de docteur say, “Hullo, Paquette; I think he’ll weigh Ten pounds, dis leetel boy.” I’ll feel so glad I jump dat high, „ I go for run upstair. De docteur see me come, and cry, “Hole on, I’ll call you by en by; De room ain't quite prepare.” To wait dis time was much de worst; I'm feeling pretty queer; I say,. “Batees, you’ve got a thirst For drink to Jules Paquette de First, He don’t come every year.” I drink his heal’, and den I cry— Dat make you laugh to see? And me, I laugh, and wipe my eye, I wash my face and tink I’ll try For go see Rosalie. I fix up clean, I brush my hair, Give my moostash a curl, And when I jus' was reach de stair, De docteur shout, “Paquette, you dere? Here come a ten-pound girl!” I jump dat high; I'm scared, you know; I'm stan’ dere in de hall. Den call, “Docteur!” He say, “Hello!” I say, “Docteur, I wan’ to know You tink dat is all?” He laugh like anything an’ say. How many more you want? I guess dat’s all you have today; You want to see de family, heh? Dis way, den, enavant!” I’m glad to see dem hall, you bet, I say to Rosalie: "Dat’s splendid babies. Ma'am Paquette, I can’t spare one of dem, and yet I’m glad you don’t have t’ree!” —J. H. M., in the Victoria, B. C.. Times. (DEAD SHQTI \ The qniolcest and surest cure for ■ catarrh, hay fever, colds, burns dys- I pepsia and piles is Dead Bhot Ca- I tarrh Cure. It is nature's remedy, I Florida pines and Colorado ozone I oombined. Never fails. Box 25c. I Dead Shot Remedy Go., 032 Boston Block a .Minneapolis, Minn. # THE BLUE fiRASS RECEPTION (Continued From Page 1.) most sacred rights. We say to the world here and now, through the Re form press, that no Populist or other convention can tie us to Bryan or other man who Indorses the criminal at tempts of the corrupt elements in this state to pervert the ballot. The corner stone of a free government is an un trammeled ballot and a fair count of that ballot as cast. Who interferes with this, who aids and abets the ene mies of a free ballot, who conspires with these conspirators, is equally guilty with them. Who aids and abets those who would disfranchise us in the South himself helps to disfranchise us, helps to rob us of all that is left in citizenship, helps to fasten upon us a curse worse than the gold standard, worse than any infamy of plutocracy. We appeal to Populists in other states not to drive us away from them by sub jecting us to the Bourbon politicians and political brigands with whom Mr. Bryan has joined his fortunes. We sacrificed our feelings in 1896 and ac cepted a distasteful alliance, and made the best of a devilish bad job; but we did not throw our arms around Croker ism or Goebelism. The Bryan of 1899 is not the Bryan of 1896, and, as for us, we are through with him. No majority in any convention can tie us to him now. We appeal to Populists to help us recover the People’s party in 1900 and nominate a Populist for President on a Populist platform, as a guarantee of a free ballot in the South, as well as the North and West. We do not want to part company with the Western Pop ulists. They themselves proposed the alliance of the South and West at Cin cinnati in 1891, and pledged their honor to the union. It only remains to be seen whether they will be true to their words, or whether they will break faith that a few spoilsmen may reap crumbs of solid comfort in the way of petty offices to pay for their perfldity. We do not know how this election will result; but, result as it may, we have our minds made up on one point —there is to be no Bryan for us in 1900. We will have a Populist ticket to vote for, with Populists for leaders; for nothing can tie us to the man or party which is committed to a perversion of the ballot. The gold standard may triumph today, and by the will of the people the verdict be reversed tomor row; but once give an irresponsible and unscrupulous political despotism the power to pervert elections, to make up false returns, to put aside the voice of the people, to run riot in fraud and force without restraint, without punish ment, and the crack of doom will not find a release from their imperial sway. Yours fraternally, JO A. PARKER, Secretary N. R. P. A. READ! READ!! Bond and Industrial Slavery. By E. A. Twitchell 2 , Seven Financial Conspiracies. By S. E. V. Emery [ *!< Ten Men of Money Island. By S. F. Norton [ [ I( Caesar’s Column - ( Government Ownership of Railroads. By H. L. Loucks ...*.!*.*.!! '2l Story of the Buttons. By Prof. A. J. Chittendf*u 2 1 Peril of the Republic. By Clark Irwin Stock well’s Bad Boy I( The Dogs and the Fleas ] c ( Scientific Money. By James Taylor Rogers Breakers Ahead. By Edward Irving Points for Thinkers. By L. A. Stockwell ’’[ ’ * * IC Rachel’s Pitiful History. By Mrs. Marion Todd * .ic Still the World Goes On. By S. F. Norton 2? Merrie England. By Blatchford Condition of the American Farmer, The. By H. E. Taubeneck ic Referendum Principle. By F. J. Eddy j Q Direct Legislation. By J. W. Sullivan 25 Imperialism, Its Rise and Progress. By S. E. V. Emery ic Dr. Huguet. By Ignatius Donnelly 50 American People’s Money. By Ignatius Donnelly * 25 Beneath the Dome. By Arnold Clark 5a Brice’s Financial Catechism. By Brice 5a Bondholders and Breadwinners. By S. S. King .25 Golden Bottle. By Ignatius Donnelly 50 Coin’s Financial School. By W. H. Harvey .25 Cold Facts. By Casca St. John Cole Concentration of Wealth, The. By Edw. Irving .10 The Gigantic Conspiracy. By J. W. Schuckers 25 Hell Up to Date. By Art Young 50 An Indiana Mau. By Leroy Armstrong 25 Little Statesman. By Armstrong 25 Our Money Wars. By Sam Leavitt 50 One Way to the Co-operative Commonwealth. By W. H. Mueller. M. D 10 The Railroad Question. By Larrabee 50 Railways of Europe and America. By Mrs. Marion Todd 50 Shylock’s Daughter. By Bates 25 A Tale of Two Nations. By W. H. Harvey 25 Uncle Sam’s Wealth and Money. By C. H. Murray . .if Whither Are We Drifting? By Wiley 5' Wealth Against Commonwealth. By H. D. Lloyd 1.0 Bimetallism. By Wharton Barker 5 The Banker’s Dream. By Thomas H. Proctor .2 Warner Money Chart. By Hon. Marvin Warren 2 The People vs. The Gold Bugs. By Hon. A. D. Warner 2= Address the Representative, 632 Boston Block, Minneapolis, Minn. CLUB OFFER. All reformers know the value of reform papers in our cause. The great educational campaign and reform work of the future rests largely upon the widest distribution of our. leading reform papers at the towest cost. Money spent for brass bands, torchlight processions and free railroad excursions may bring temporary gains. Money spent for reform papers into the homes c. the does reform work that is permanent. We will send to one address, or to different addresses, as desired, for one year, The Representative, and either of the papers here named, for the cash price set opposite the name of each. THE AMERICAN (Wharton Barker) $1.50 THE SOUTHERN MERCURY (Milton Park)’ 1.40 THE MISSOURI WORLD (Paul J. Dixon) 1.05 WESTERN WORLD (Abe Steinberger) .- 1.20 THE PEOPLE’S MESSENGER (Frank Burkitt) 1.15 THE FREE REPUBLIC (Jo. A. Parker) 1.05 THE REFERENDUM (N. H. Motsinger) 1.20 ANOTHER OFFER. We will send The Representative and The American (Wharton Bar* leer’s paper), together with any of the following named papers, for the amount stated opposite the name of each paper respectively, to-wit: THE SOUTHERN MERCURY (Milton Park) f\ 2 a THE MISSOURI WORLD (Paul J. Dixon) 1.85 THE BUTLER FREE PRESS (W. O. Atkeson) 2.00 THE WESTERN WORLD (Abe Steinberger) 2.00 THE PEOPLE’S MESSENGER (Frank Burkitt) 2.2 c THE FREE REPUBLIC (Jo. A. Parker) 1.85 (HE REFffRENPUM LN H. Motsinger) a.ot I - _ ■■■ ■■ 2 J. W. MAHONEY’S I Distributing Agency. Distributes Dodgers, Sample*, Etc. Labor Lyceum, 36 Washington Av. So. or 1907 6th SL So. MINNEAPOLIS, - MINNESOTA. iritkftuU. tanpia bplu af The Hipra—infra. Growth of English Postal Banks. One of the most remarkable instances of the encouragement of national thrift is that furnished by the postofhce sav ings banks in England. As a financial institution the postal bank is less than half a century old in the “tight little island,” having opened its doors in September, 1861. At the end of the fol lowing yepr there were 180,boo ac counts aggregating about |8,750,000, and in the five ensuing years the total sum deposited averaged about $35,000,- 000. From 1868 to 1875 the average stood about $90,000,000 and from 1875 to 1880 it reached the great annual average of $145,000,000. Great as was this phenomenal growth in deposits with corresponding increase in the number of depositors, it was not until Mr. Fawcett became the head of the postoffice department that it achiev ed fully the aim of its promoters in be ing an institution that could gather up every unemployed penny in England and make it the nuclus of further sav ings. Mr. Fawcett threw himself into the cause of popularizing the people’s savings banks with an energy and zeal that, supplemented by his practical methods and sagacity, launched the postoffice bank upon that grander era, the evidence of which is furnished in the magnificent buildings, covering five acres of ground, now rising at West Kensington, dedicated by the prince of Wales this year. Mr. Fawcett interest ed even the children of England in sav ing by providing the penny stamp slip, by which the school boy might accumu late the minimum deposit of one shill ing by pennies at a time. The system as developed by Fawcett was logically and economically com plete, and the results are shown in the steady and enormous growth of the bank ever since. In the years between 1881 and 1885 the deposits rose to an average of $200,000,000, in 1890 they rose to $335,000,000, and in 1897 reached nearly $550,000,000. The annual deposi tors between 1896 and 1897 reached 577,- 000. In all there are more than 7,000,- 000 depositors, with an average deposit of something like sßo.—Chicago Tri bune. “Shall money control this govern ment?” will be the great issue in 1900. Direct legislation would settle this ques tion and settle it right. Read “Bond and Industrial Slavery.” Price 25 cents. READ!!!