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Cleveland as a Fisherman.
William 11. Crane, the comedian, Is some
what of a fisherman himself, but he yields the
palm to Grover, Cleveland. “I never saw a
pi an,” wys Mr. Crane, ”wh6 bad the passion
for angling and the patience a( it that Cleve
land lias, lie doesn't serin to care whether
be catches any fish or not; he’ll sit for hours
under a broiling sun watching hls bob go
dancing in the water and never utter a com
plaint if he doesn’t get n nibble. 1 went out
fereral times with hlui lan summer—Joe Jcf
lerson took us out. Joe isn’t any sort of a
s a great actor and a great
painter anßall that kind of thing, but bo
can’t flab aWc bit. Joe can’t bait a book;
seetns to be afraid of tbo worms; so Cleveland
and I tools turns at putting bait on bis book.
Joe got rest loss before wc bad been out half an
hour; he kept wanting to move around—was
sure that It was‘better fishing on tbo other
side of the pond.’ l'crlmps you’ve been fish
ing with thut sort of a man It worried Cleve
land a good deal, and by and by nays be:
'Joe,' says he, ‘when I was a small boy' 1 went
fishing with my Uncle Kllhu, nnd 1 remember
he told me that one of the accrcta of success
In life was to stick to the place where you'd
thrown your anchor out. ‘‘Tod many folks,”
said Uncle Kllhu, "spend all their time pull
ing up anchors and rowing around; they don’t
catch the flab." ‘As for me,’ says Cleveland,
■when 1 start In to fish,’ says he, *1 sit right
there and fish until either the pond runs dry
or (be horn blows for supper!’ ” -Itotton Jour
nal. ,
Somebody has found out thut copperas will
prevent grapo rot. Now If somebody would
prevent the rot that Is forced upon editors,
and others who don’t raise grapes, the world
will be pretty comfortably fixed.
Numerous unsolicited testimonials dally re
ceived by. Us proprietors clearly demonstrate
the fact khat the reputation of Dr. Hull's
Cough Bypup, the Infallible cure for nil affec
tions of tile throat nnd chest, has sulTercd no
diminution In tho lust quarter of a century.
Nothing hurts a dude so much as the find
ing of himself In the soup when he thou ght
he was In the swim,
Keep Salvation Oil In the gymnasium. It
Is a sovereign remedy for cuts, strains, bruises
and sprains, to which acrobnts and athletes
are liable nt all tlmca. It Is the greatest cure
on earth for pain. 115 cents.
Now and then you bear of a charitable coal
dealer, but he Is not likely to go very much
out of bis weigh to be so.
*‘l have been occasionally troubled with
t oughs, ami In each case have used Brown's
Uhoxchiai. Tkociibs, which have never failed
and I must say they are second to none in the
world.”— J-t'ix A. J fay, Vcuhier, at. Paul.
Minn.
. What Is the difference between truth and
eggs! Truth crushed to the earth will rise
again. Eggs won’t.
The Fuck of the Populist party is "TUt
Hoad," a large 8-pagc, 7-colurnn paper (no
plate) profusely Illustrated with new, striking
and original cartoons each week. Bend $1.50
to The Ttoad Publishing Co., Denver, Colo.,
nnd get the monarch of all Populist papers
for one year, with one of their octopus maps
In colors free.
The girl who drops her eyes always picks
them up again, but the novelist usually neg
lects to say so.
We cat too much nnd take ,oo little out-door
exercise. This Is the fault oi our modem civ
ilization. It is claimed that Cat field Ten. a
simple herb remedy, helps Nature to over
come these abuses.
It Is very dlllletili to find n key to success
that will work without a clique.
If the Baby is Cutting Teeth,
Us sure sod lire that old suit w, II tried remedy, Mrs.
WisiLow'f Soothisi; Srscr for Children Teething.
Funny, Isn’t It, that no marriage ceremony
Is a success unless there is u hitch lu It some
where!
nn*
ONU ENJOYS
Both the method nnd results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
nnd refreshing to tho taste, and acta
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cuies habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is tho
only remedy, of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
Its action aud truly beneficial in its
effects, prepnred only from tho most
healthy ana agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
oyrup of Figs is for sale in 500
and $1 bottles Dy all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hana will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
substitute.
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO. CAL.
LOUISVILLE, NY. AIEiV YOR'f, N.Y.
‘August
Flower”
“lam ready to testify under oath
that if it had not been for August
Flower I should have died before
Ihis. Eight years ago I was taken
sick, and suffered as no one but
a dysffeptic can. I employed three
of our best doctors and received
no benefit. They told me that I had
heart, kidney, and liver trouble.
Everything I ate distressed me so
that I had to throw it up. August
Flower cured me. There is no med
icine equal to it.” Lorenzo F.
Sleeper, Appleton, Maine. d>
Delicate Women
Or DsMttsted Women, should uis
BRAOFIELD’S FEMALE REGULATOR.
Every ingredient possesses superb Tonic
properties and exerts a wonderful influ
ence in toning up and strengthening her
system, by driving through the proper
channels all impurities. Health and
strength guaranteed to result from its use.
“My wife, who was bedridden fbr el*h.
•?** mwaUha. nfler wing Jimil field’s
JUjjm iator ftr tiro month* la
_ J. M. Jomrsoir. Malvern, Ark.
I Jwwtnn Rmplatoh Co., Atlauin, On.
Mold by gntjgtola at SI.OO p<.r butt>».
mmmmmmmmm r on* doubts that
M Tvmanri
■ 1 Mi pMEAM ■ «UIM. c*ju> In SO to •«
■ 7 ■ day*. )•» bint writ* for
■ & SPECIALTY I P*ttKnUo Ud Inve-U
-■ '* ■ fate eur relUbllty. o«r
■■MMiSaaneUl backlog ft
SSrarjls
"SO SHORT THE TIME."
“So abort tba time! Bo much to learo un
done !••
Pretg my impatient heart.
Bushl for with God la time. Though I've
*o as not my part.
Perfect, or hro'kon, la riot mine to gaf;
I oan but do my beat;
Until the mouter bids: “I>avo woY’k to day
For new work, and for reat.
Rest he will give, and labor he will givo,
In that duy us In this.
For life la both, and on through death we livo
And loye. and nothing miss.
—Good Words.
GRIP OF A STRANGLER.
Three years after tho Sepoy rebel
lion had been put down in India, and
with tho country under suoh military
and legal discipline as it had never
known before, I was nt Hyderabad, a
largo towrt , r >oo miles oast of Bombay*
in the province of Dekkan. It was
thero that a band of professional
thugs, numbering thirty-two men,
was captured and executed in 1860.
Tho vigorous search after and prompt
punishment of criminals was having a
duo ofToct, and not a caso of poison
ing or strangling had been known
about Hyderabad for several months.
In fact these two classes of murder
ers were supposed to have became
oxtinct.
Ono morning a ryot, or farmer, was
found dead on tho public square, nnd
it was speedily discovered that he lind
boon choked to death. Tho imprints
proved it to bo the work of a strang
ler. Tho thug used a cord, while tho
strangler used his lingers. About
twenty days aftor tho first case a wo
man was found dcud within three
blocks of tho public square, and she
also had been a victim to the strang
ler. Not only had she been choked
to death, but her neck was broken.
The police were again aroused, and
bodies of cavalry scoured the country
and brought In dozens of suspicious
characters, but, as in tho other ease,
nothing could bo proved, and all had
to bo released. Ton days later tho
strangler counted his third victim,
and this timo it was n European,
Only at raro Intervals before tho mu
tiny had a European fallen a victim
to tho professionals of any class. It
seemed to bo an understood thing
with all not to mcddlo with them in
any mannor.
Tho policoand the military now
quite lost their heads. During the
following week thero woro about 700
arrosts, somo of them being made
200 miles away. Nothing like detec
tive work was attempted, nnd as a
consequence every suspect had to be
discharged for want of any evidence
against him. Tho authorities seemed
to go on tho idea that if a sufficient
number of pcoplo woro arrested tho
guilty party would somehow betray
himsolf. Strong efforts were madoin
three or four cases to convict on
shady testimony, but every few
weeks every person who had beon ar
rested was sot at liberty. Being now
to tho country, and having takon a
great interest in tho work of exter
minating tho "professionals,” I asked
lor information on every hand. Ono
day. in conversation with a Major
Burke on tho subject, ho expluinod:
‘•ln my timo I have inspected tho
hands of at least a scoro of stranglers.
Their strength lies mostly in wrist
and fingors. Beforo graduating ns
professionals they practice on dum
mies nnd resort to certain gymnastics
to strengthen the parts I have named.
Ti>is man now among us is certainly
a professional. If arrested you will
find his thumb flattened on tho bull.
If I were a dotectivo I should go
about looking at thumbs. In most
instances tho victim loavos scratches
or cuts on tho hands of tho assassin,
which would further holp mo indon
tify him in caso of suspicion.”
From that timo on I instinctively
glnncod at tho hands of ovory native
with whom I canto in contact, but
without tho slightest hope of making
any discovery of value. Fivo weeks
after tho murder of tho clerk the
strangler was hoard from again. This
timo his victim was a sergeant of
infantry, and ho mot his death on tho
highway between tho town and tho
camp. It was about 9 o’clock in tho
evening when ho started for camp,
and it wus known that ho was con
siderably under tho influence of
liquor.
On the third day after tho ser
geant's death I had a bit of chain
work to do on a piece of land two
miles east of town, and my lielpor
was a natlvo who hod served in tho
department for a year. Ho was a
mlddlo-agod man, very slender, nnd
his weight was not above 120 pounds.
He had driftod into tho town at tho
closo of tho war, and it was told of
him that ho camo from tho North nnd
had boon faithful to tho English dur
ing tho struggle. Whon not acting
ns a helper in tho field ho had tho
core of somo horses belonging to tho
department.
Tho only name that ho was known
by was Peter. Whon I sent him word
that I wanted him lie returned a re
ply that ho was ill, but half an hour
later ho put in an uppoavanco and ex
plained that ho was feoling better.
Wo had reached tho field and had
fairly begun work when my attention
was attracted to his hands. The
backs of both wero scratched and lac
erated, though tho wounds wero half
healod.
"It was tho monkey at tho stablo
who did it, Sahib,” ho explained, as
ho hold up his hands for inspection;
"I wus tensing him and ho got ro
vonge. I will sell him if I can find a
buyer.”
I knew he had a inonkoy at tho sta
ble, nnd his explanation was perfect
ly satisfactory. Tho matter was for
gotten in n moment, nnd it would
never have occurred to me again but
for what followed. It was a scorch
ing hot day, and aftor an hour’s
work wo sought tho shade to rest.
As I was lighting my pipo for a
smoko Peter observed that ho was
very thirsty, and would visit a spring
he know of about a quarter of a mile
away.
Tho field.on which wo were work
ing had once been cleared, but was
now protty well grown over with
bushes and small trees. Ho disap
peared at my back, and I gavo him
no furthor thought for many minutes.
I had out my book and was making
some field notes whon all of a sudden
it struck me that Peter had a pecu
liar look as he explained how ho had
received the wounds on his hands. I
remembered that his face hardened
and that thero was a cruol glitter in
his eyes. Things of this sort novor
striko one at the moment, but are
vivid when recalled. When I re
membered his looks I wondored that
he had not killed tho monkey for at
tacking him, and I reflected that the
man must have a hot temper when
aroused.
I do not suppose I devoted over
five minutes to this train of thought.
As time passed I forgot my surround
ings while busy with my pencil.
Piter had been gone about thirty
mtnutee, as l afterward figured up,
mhm I was euddenly elutobed by the
J and was reclining to the left. My
• eyes caught no gljmpse of anything,
nor had my ears detected the slight
est sound to put mo on my guard. !
The first sensation was exactly that
of falling. I remembor a roaring in
tny ears and firoworks dancing beforo
fay oyes, and I was perfectly conscious
that my throat was ifi the clutch of
human fingers. What saved mo was
tho tree and tho position. Iq which I
sat. I did not realize that t strug
gled to break tho clutch, but I did
put forth a mighty effort. My right
shoulder nnd arm were a lever ugainst
tho stranglor’s right wrist, and as I
heaved I broke his clutch and leaped
to my feet.
It was Poter, as you have suspected.
Ho had gone only a fow rods away
and then turnod and crept back on
ine liko a serpent. His routo was
through bushes and tines, but when
I camo to go over it I ebuld not find
that ho iiud broken a twig. My
springing up throw him down, but ho
was on his feet like a cut, and with a
cry liko that of an enraged beast ho
sprung for my throat again. His eyes
wero fairly blazing, his faco distorted
with passion, and I realized in an in
stant that it was his lifo or mitio.
lie clutched for my throat with his
right hand as wo rolled about and I
caught tho ends of his first two fingers
in my teoth and bit to the bone. That
ono bite gavo mo tho victory. Still
gripping his fingors I struggled to my
knees, reached for fny revolver, nnd
I had tho muzzlo against his body
when tho thought flashed across my
mind that ho was tho professional
strangler wanted by tho polico. Up
to that instant I had no thought as to
why lie attacked me. When I dropped
liis fingors and covered him with tho
rovolvcr, lie made no further resist
ance. Tho native of India, like tho
Arab, believes in fato.
"Sahib, you have won," ho said as
I stood over him. "It wus to bo,
und so it is. Do as you will with
mo,”
"Potor, why should you sock my
lifo?" I asked even yot hoping thero
might bo somo mistake about it.
"Why did I strangle tho others,
sahib? A voico commanded mo and I
obeyod.”
"Good heavens! but you aro not tho
murdorer of tho farmer, tho clerk and
tho soldier—you who liavo been con
sidered so faithful to tho English?"
"Even so, sahib. It was to bo, and
it is. Take mo to tho polico and I
will admit everything, and dio liko a
man.”
I drove him before mo until wo en
countered a troop of cavalry which
was then returning to town with no
loss than twenty-six prisoners. Had
Peter denied his admissions to mo
nothing could liavo been proved, and
ho only would liavo been punished for
assault.
But lie felt that fato had delivered
him into tho hands of his enemies,
nnd he was willing to help convict
himself. He gave the particulars of
each murder with such detail thut no
doubt could exist. It was tho ser
geant who had lacerated his hands.
Ho was keeping shady while he waited
for them to heal. Ho would not havo
accompanied me that day but for tho
fear that ho might bo suspected,
though as a matter of fact ho would
havo been among tho very last to fall
under tho ban.
"I had no thoughtof strangling you
whon wo started out,” ho said to mo
after liis trial. "It was only after
you had noticed my hands. Whilo
you appeared indifferent. 1 was afraid
that you suspectod. I could havo
snatched away your pistol and shot
you dead, or I could havo beaten you
to death with a club, but my creed
would not permit. I must either
strangle you or lot you livo on. Had I
been successful I should havo mado
my way north ns soon as possible.”
lie did not hesitate to toll tho po
lico that he was a professional stran
gler, nnd it was with considerable
pride that ho exhibited tho flattened
thumbs and illustrated tho manner in
which the deadly clutch was made.
Ho had boon a professional for up
wards of twenty years. Ho spout ono
whole day making out a list of dates,
localities and victims, nnd tho num
ber of murders was appalling. Tho
figures ran up to forty-two or forty
throe, and thero wero seven Europ
eans among them. lie begged no
ono’s forgiveness—had no apology to
mako.
Peter went to tho gnllows with the
utmost indifference. Ho did not even
betray tho anxiety of a man walking
about tho street. Ho was, I believe,
tho last professional strangler exe
cuted in that province, although his
class flourished everywhere, and wero
picked tip ono by one for many years
after.—Chicago Times.
A NEW VERSION.
The Roy Anil Ills l£«suy on the Discov
ery of A nicrlcu.
Tho Columbian times liavo recalled
to memory tho biography of Christo
pher Columbus ns it was written by a
schoolboy in the Midlands, England,
twenty years ago. Tho master told
tho boys to write each a short essay
on tho great navigator, and tho fol
lowing is tho only ono that has with
stood tho ravages of tho tooth of
timo. Wo give it complete:
"Columbus was a man who could
mako an egg stand on ond without
breaking it. Tho king of Spain said
to Columbus:
" ‘Can you discover Amorica?’
" ‘Yes,’ said Columbus, -if you givo
mo a ship.’
"Ho had a ship and sailed ovor the
sea in the direction whore ho thought
Amorica ought to bo found. The
sailors quarroled, and said they be
liovod there was no such placo, but
nftcr many days tho pilot called to
him and suid:
" ‘Columbus, I see land.’
" ‘Thon that is America,’ said
Columbus.
"When tho ship got near tho land
was full of black men. Columbus
said:
" ‘ls this America?’
" ( Yob, it is,’ said they.
" ‘I supposo you aro tho niggers?’
" ‘Yes, 1 they said, ‘wo are,’ and tho
chief said, ‘I supposo you aro Colum
bus?’
" ‘You’re right,’ said he.
"Then tho chief turned to his men
and said; ‘Thoro is no help for it.
Wo aro discovered at last.’ ”
He Told Her.
Ethel I heard last night that
Georgo was head over heels In lovo
with mo.
Mrs. Knox—You can't bcliovo all
you hoar.
Ethel—No; but I shouldn’t wonder
If there was something in it.
Mrs. Knox—Who told you?
Ethel—He did.—Truth.
Fusing Point of Metals.
Copper and brass can bo melted In
an Iron melting pot, liecause their
fusing point is below that of iron; but
most metals are melted in earthen
pots—crucibles is the technical name.
These are earthenware Ja<e of various
sites and shapea. wfciah DIMM MMI
THE CAMP AT DAYBREAK.
Life In the Wet tern Wilderness When
* Mg lit rede*.
ft is still night.
In the darkness not a sound can bo
iieurd save now and then the stamp
of a horse’s hoof on frozen'ground
or, faintly, their plucking of fbff* grass,
for the horses begin to feed early .
The sounds of tho middle night aro
hushed. Tin owls long ago stopped
their hooting, and rum on noiseless
wing arc making their last hunting
rounds ifetorti the day shall cofrlO.
Within the it iff durkor than
without. On tho groufifl '*« the mid
dle cun bo seen a palo shade if the
white ashes of tho long cold firo,'
above through the smoko hole Is a
patch of sky, fess black than tho in
visible inclosing walls, In this bit
of tho heavens shine two sturri.
In the circle about tho fireplace
aro shapeless white masses—tho
sleeping forms of men. They aro
silent and motionless.
Now on tho still air very faintly is
heard »i distant tone 6f music; a
sweet whistle, at first low, rising and
falling, then gradually becoming
more distinct. It comes nearer Ami
nearer until it fills tho air all übout,
then passes on, recodes, grows
faintor, till at lust the sound is lost.
Tho wild ducks arc flying.
From tho lako comes a far-off
trumpet note, and then another—
tho mellow the wild geese.
Tho world is awakening. The day
is near.
Tho stars which looked in at the
smoko hole are paling now. Upon
tho horizon in tho east lies a line of
gray which slowly broadens and
makes twilight where all beforo was
dark.
Tho outlines of the treo trunks arc
soon standing out liko ghosts reach
ing out shadowy arms, us if feeling
their way through the dimness. The
chirp and flutter of migrating birds
that through tho night slept in tho
low brandies begin to 1)0 heard.
As tho light grows, dusky shapes
appear in tho little park behind tho
camp— the horses feeding. Closo to
tho lodge door the two dogs are curled
up in the grass, still asleep. Their
long black coats aro white hero and
thoro with frost, and in their slpcp
their muscles twitch as they shiver
from tho cold; yot their rest is sound.
Day is at hand.
Now a stir is heard within the
lodge. There are muffled grunts nnd
groans, a yawn or two, the rustling
of clothing, then tho faint sound of
footsteps, and suddenly the palo glare
of a match- increasing to a little glow
as tho shavings catch, and then to a
bright flicker which lights up the
whole lodge as tho larger sticks take
fire and crackle, und white smoke and
a few sparks float front tho smoko
hole.
Soon tho door of tho lodge is thrown
back. A man steps out and looks
about, yawns and shivers. He breaks
the ice in the water bucket and pours
some in a basin.
Others in tho lodge aro getting up,
says Forest and Stream. Voices are
heard. Tho men of tho camp pass in
and out at tho door.
Some preparo breakfast, others
busy themselves about, the packs and
lush tho bundles. Two of them
build a corral of ropes about threo
trees, and then start off to drive in
the horses. Soon theso aro seen
coming toward tho camp. The men
spread themselves out and drive tho
animals into the enclosure, where
they tiro caught and tied up.
Whilo this is being done tho call to
breakfast is heard.
Menntimo tho light has spread
itself over all tho heavens. In tho
east tho streaky clouds havo flushed
to deep red and paled again to richest
gold. To tho west tho snow-clad
mountains aro wrapped in a garment
of rose. Looking again toward tho
cast, tho limb of the sun appears over
tho prairio ridgo.
Tho dnv has corno.
Gems Made to Order.
A Glasgow chemist claims to liavo
succeeded by u simple method in ob
taining precious stones that approach,
in nil their characteristics, tho noblest
products of nature. The details of
tho process arc,of course,kept secret.
Working on a laboratory scale nnd
■ using small vessels, stones have been
obtained over ono-sixteenth of an
inch in diameter, nnd very large
numbers havo been funned approach
ing Hint size. These are hard, infus
ible nt all ordinarily attainable tem
peratures, and insoluble in any acid.
Tho bulk of tho gems aro white—
or, rather, colorless sapphires.
They aro compact und trans
parent crystals, and many specimens
liavo a splendid luster. By subse
quent treatment somo of thorn havo
tukeu on tho snppliiro blue. Apart
from the possibilities of the process
in tho direction of producing tho
diamond, tho chief point already es
tablished is that of having found an
easy method of chrystali/.ing alumni.
The oriental ruby, oriental amethyst
nnd other gems coming under tho
heading oriental are nil uf them only
variously colored sapphires nnd
alumina forms the chief constituent of
the series. There appears to bo little
doubt that tho new process will yield
tho ruby and other varieties. Apart
from ornamentation their hardness
will fit thorn for mechanical purposes
and their cutting power is remarka
ble.
What German Boys Drink.
Gorman boys who work in tho open
air all day long, every day in tho year
except school days, get very thirsty,
of course, and must drink a great
deal. Tho German mothers to keep
their boys well nnd hardy, aro very
export in making nourishing drinks
for them, to take the placo of water,
which is not nourishing at all if takon
in large quantities. Honeyado is the
favorite outdoor drink for German
boys. It is made in this way. An
ounce of ginger is boiled for an hour
in two quarts of water. Then two
quarts of cold water, a pound of
sugar, an ounco of lime juice and two
ounces of clear,sweet cider aro added.
Whon all is cold, tho white of an egg
is whipped in and n lemon is squeezed
over tho honeyado jar. Tho sturdy
litllo Germans arc allowed to drink
their weight, as tho saying is, of this.
Cautions.
Upson Downes—Why do you avoid
me? You don’t owo mo any money.
Cynicus—No.
Upson Downes—And I don’t owo
yon anything?
Cynicus—No.
Upson Downos—Then why do you
avoid me?
Cynicus—So that neither of us will
over owo each other anything.
So Dreadfully Common.
"John,” said Mrs. Do Porque, "I
hope you will not tell anyono else
that you havo a cold.” "Why not?”
"It doesn’t sound select. I told Mrs.
Faftthargllt about It this morning, and
sfa* mti ooldfi oro f}ra*4fully com*
UNFORTUNATE GLENNON.
Money and Health Went, and no On*
Would Give Him Shelter.
Patrick Glennon was a most un
fortunate man. 11m inherited some
money from liiß father, and about the
same time discovered that ho was an
incurable consumptive. For two
f'oars, though he looked well, his
icalth was wretched. lie lost his
monoy, too, having intrusted it to •
rotative, nnd he and his sister disa
greed, so that he hud no home. Ho
lived in Jersoy City and Mayor Cleve
land befriended him. The mayor
made him a clerk in his office at a
small salary. Ho lived in a cheap
room at Symes’ hotel.
Severe! times he had to go to tho
hospital- In that way ho lost his
place. For several months ho did
nothing at all. Ho was too sick.
Ho had plenty of friends among the
Jersey officials and they mado up $69
for him a month ago. On this he
lived for u timo.
Ono day they put him out of Symc.V
because the other boarders objected
to his presence. They did not litco
consumptives. So ho went down to
Meshutt’s hotel on Montgomery
street. Thoro tho proprietor put
him out for tho same reason. Ho
went back to Symoe* then, but Symes
told him ono day that he could not
sliiy any longer. Glennon wan in {lm
pair.
In the afternoon ho came over to
New York aiyl called on Amos Pike,
a fruit merchant) ho knew in Wash
ington street, says tho New York
.Sun. Ho wanted a commission to go
to Florida and send up consignments
of fruit. Perhaps the warm climate
might cure his disease. But Mr.
Pike didn’t want to send a man South,
nnd neither did Nolan & Shute, a
fruit firm to which ho applied. So
ho sadly went back to Jersey City,
lie hunted up John D. Gorman, the
president of tho tax board, who had
often befriended him. Mr. Gorman
said ho would try to get him into St.
Joseph’s Homo next day. Mr.
Gorman then went to the hotel keep
er and Induced him to let Glennon
sleep in tho house that night. But
Glonnon did not know this.
About midnight, tho unforfunato
man, who had spent the evening in
the warm corners of several saloons
on Newark avenue, started for New
York. If ho could not find a bed in
Jersey City perhaps he could across
tho river. Ho had $1.38 left of tho
S6O his friends had given him, and
this would suffice until morning,
when Mr. Gorman would get him into
tho home. He went to Smith & Mo-
Noll’s, on Washington street; but by
tho timo he got thero he was very ill.
Tho hotel oflieo is upstairs. 110 was
unable to mount tho steps, so two
customers in tho restaurant below
hclpod him. They led him tottering
to a chair in tho office and seated
him thero. Then thoy left.
"Well, do you want a room?” asked
the night clerk from behind tho desk.
But Patrick Glennon was dead.
A WAR AGAINST SMOKE.
St. I.ouls Grappling With the Smoke
Nuisance—A New Bridge Across
tho Mlrslsslddl.
Rt. Louis, Feb. 24. —In a group of
business men smoking cigars nftcr din
ner at the Mercantile club the other
afternoon, the statement was made by
a manufacturer that the city would
spend fully a quarter of a million dol
lars in testing smoko-preventing de
vices this year. He meant, of course,
the manufacturers of the city who have
joined the club which intends to clear
the air of the smoko. This club got up
the bills organizing the city crusade
against the smoke nuisance, which the
Mayor has just signed. The laws es
tablish a bureau with inspectors, whose
duty it is to prosecute ‘those who will
not use smoke preventing devices on
their furnaces. A peculiarity of the
law that distinguishes it from those
proposed in other cities is that any in
ventor can have his device tested and
its merit decided upon by a board of
experts paid by the city. The club
hopes to rid the city of half of its smoke
cloud by the beginning of summer.
Ever since the Merchants’ bridge
was completed it lias been seen that
Rt. Louis would have to have nnothi r
one to cross the Mississippi for the
special use of foot passengers and
vehicles. The Eads bridge built up
East St. Louis, and the Merchants’
bridge made Madison and Venice grow
into flourishing tows. The people of
these two towns cannot get to St.
Louis on foot or by vehicles. They
must use the regular trains of the Mer
chants’ Terminal Company, or wait for
slow ferry-boats. They want a bridge
over which electric cars can run. and
people can walk. The bill now before
Congress provides for this kind of a
bridge, which is to be built by St.
Louis men at a cost of about 8500,000.
Mayor Noonan has just signed a bill
that will give St. Louis another elec
tric street railway before the crowds
begin to fill the city for the
Fall Festivities. The road will
run along Grand Avenue, one
of the widest nnd most important resi
dence through fares of the city. It will
enable one to ride from tho cemeteries,
to the Grand Avenue viaduct, and
across that to Tower Grove Park. The
road will cost half a million dollars,
und will be built entirely by St. Louis
capital.
Tho St. Louis Turner societies are
noted all over the United States for ther
g3'mnasts. There are six turn halls in
the city, and the membership of the
societies is over 20,000. About live
hundred of tlic best of these gymnasts
are being drilled for exhibitions at the
World's Fair. The corps will include
all the young athletes who participate
in the events on the Turner nights at
the St. Louis exposition, and there will
be besides, a specially drilled body of
a hundred men or so who are known
among tho Turners everywhere
ns prize-winners in the national
competitioi s. The corps will go to the
World's Fair prepnred to issue and re
ceive challenges for all sorts of feats of
strength and skill, nnd they hope to
engage in competition with Turners
from Gcrmanv.
Swinging Around the Circle.
Of the diseases to which 11 la adapted with the
best result*. Hostetler's Stomach Bitter*, a
family medicine, comprehenalve In tta acope,
has never been thrust upon public attention In
tho guise of a universal panacea tor bodily Ilia.
This claim, dally arrogated in the columna of
the dally prea* by the proprlctora of medicines
far Inferior to It as specifics, has In a thousand
Instances disgusted thi public In advance by
its absurdity, and tho prospects of other reme
dies of superior quail ties have been handi
capped by tnc pretentions of their worthless
tredeces«ors. But the American people know,
ecauso they have verified tho fact by the most
trying tests, that the Uttlers possesses the vir
tues of a real specific In oases of malarial and
liver disnrder.constlpatlon. nervous, rheumatic,
stomach and Sidney trouble. What It does It
does thoroughly, and mainly for this reason It
Is Indorsed and recommended by hosts of
respectable medical men.
A duel between tbo treasury of a county
and tho treasurer usually ends In the discom
fiture of the former, and it retires from the
unequal Held with » severo wound In the
chest.
~ Although Washington will main the coming
Intignrfttloa of Cleveland one of the greatest
of page ante, It won’t pay genie to eome treat
Does One Thing Well.
I'licrc U a woman on Neville street wbo bit*
applied tlie principle of dolug one tiling well
•o auccsaitfuUv that the has at lirr command
a moduat comiictence. Her specialty U
washing curtain*, her trade being entirely
wltli tbe wealthy families of tbe city. So ex
cellent Is ber work that many of tbe local
firms who pretend to send tbeir customers’
soiled curtain* to New York to be done up
merely send them out to Neville street to her.
She 1* mistress of ber art; just what It I* co
body knows, but curtains from ber baud have
a whiteness and smoothness no one else can
altalu.— J'itUbunj Chronicle- Telegraph.
A Balloon Tower.
One at the latest Ideas for Illuminating
towns Is to suspend In tbe nlr 11 large balloon
shaped like n torpedo and made of thin al
uminium. tilled with u suitable quantity of
gas and having a rotating fun to keep it
steady. The light can be derived either from
a number of arc lamps attached to the ends
or shies, or from incandescent lamps with
which the outside of the balloon can he cov
ered. Tiie height of the balloon above tbe
ground would he regulated by tbe length of
cable employed.
A Word
To American Housewives.
/fccZ
/, r
Author of “ Common Sense in the House/: Id. "
Rev. 11. P. Carson, Scotland, Dak., says:
“Two bottles of Hall's Catarrli Cure complete
ly cured my little girl.”
\V. H. Griffin, Jackson. Michigan, writes:
“Suffered with Catarrh for fifteen years, 1 lali’c
Catarrh Cure cured me.”
Albert Burcii, West Toledo, Ohio, says:
“Hall’s Catarrh Cure saved my life.”
Conductor E. D. Loomis, Detroit, Mich.,
says: “The effect of Hall’s Catarrh Cure ia
wonderful.”
E. A. Rood, Toledo, Ohio, says: “Hall’s
Catarrh Cure cured my wife of catarrh fifteen
years ago and she has had no return of it. It’s
a sure cure.”
E. B. Walthall & Co., Druggists, Horse
Cave, Ky., say: “Hall’s Catarrh Cure cures
every one that takes it.”
J. A. Johnson, Medina, N. Y., says:
“Hall's Catarrh Cure cured me.”
t> MANUFACTURED BY
F. J. CHENEY & CO., TOLEDO, O.
Testimonials sent free. Sold by Druggist:.
75 cents per bottle.
V/ell.Wife'saidJc^i? ct?e«r \yj I- lb i ,
■you'rejustii?i?itkrft!njj /Tgj u;b i _
' njy.dcar* M tf,H W| | Q /, |
tecUspliwssoav« /£w2S\ I ||| lO --sk*. 1
added pest /S ; i I/"' \ -'.yv ;
Tfcf seap b« used v L-'iiXC .
.Specially ad«pt«d*~'
S>r for u%p U [ ILZ--Vl~ A ZSUno*~ri. A-w-Ja» «*
ij> Hard water -
ZJiTIP ®fvuSttH! !
Oatsarwnui kiialika. Thl« wu mure than liruren, wlien In ISM* t* n \jJ C •' llw i
sHali Ponanca Oat took the pi l<* offered br the Amman Agrtcullfl TV, ,aj UfMl F
*91)011 turuf $.•>00.00 In (loldl for llio hraneit s triding osts in Am-Ttc* a Mr.JVl** .
Strickland, of Albion. N V.. w.,n this un ay l*‘M of l.'tt bu |-r on-.- Wei A $jJ TR !f A l 'ffl* [
hare kept pace with the tlmm ami now offer an out It. riipcrtcr i n lur * lv,r *KlkJlSJ
l—dllHl mn mpwi 1 It la a i»in.r»alil« (rr-nir. great etoolrr. »A c Ift rmtoWaMWiM
h»»ing houi grown from one It t. throat for eeerjltody. A JBlTililTw
mwuloua rropprr, strong, health.. Insert proof; sleMlng fn-m
I*o bu. per acre, on ail eoln and Id rllraea. it nercr fall*.
■UBA AVir Porter, atTauthortty on potatoes, te.tlng serne. reports the ,»
Mulshing yield ..f 7M bu. nor acre' How la that for new l.kxxll GccrM
60,000 Rut hr la Choice Seed Potatoes for ealo.
Th*t la the unlrereal verdtet If you plant Salrer'i Sard, aa they alwiyjrißS|Ky|j|w
great care.TbeVkr* fuH oMife. vitality and rigor and muet pioduce-ISSMNK^Jn^SB
( We won Id Ilka your order for any of the following—
■ W™ J 10 rarrn Qraln Hamrlae, So; with catalogue, l»o. fcgrMBWIULU
IflfiHa' HA V 1 II Oraae and Forage Plant Aamplea.lOr; with rata.
W#% Te I * Field Corn Ramplea. 1*0: with natalogueWe.
IPkg. Long Giant Onrumberfp*r v . Q PLwa IJatad hy no
»’!» Three Wraka Ra-llab. 10.- l ln 9 tag* one under
1 Pkg. surer Bute Lrtture. ISo J- Our prlra W I4«, l«,
MUM t P««. Kew Early ulaat To mate 4 i eth the iatall relne to
*Pfc«- ClMHoo flower Seeds, <6o 7 dure Wwf'lßeef, ar.rrWhere
*»*• tWAOD to p^lah
la a mammoth work ~ U\J
and U mailed yc!i «pen
reoafja of *c pomege. ®SWWM|
THE ST. JAMES, DENVER.
n.TDF.n MAiIKH* CL Alt IPS MvnVu'V. the
•bore hotel is l>u to nln ; ta, amt pjpaltr hot,', la
lignrer, un! U»h ho.d piertsrj f - d-*:j poij.i.
Itaies tIM to S-I.YI por ua r.
Kben ah ■ l.■ ;i:i!iu..N a I. n I u k - i.
Icclcd longer den it mean one. A dog may
Jorglt a place whar toim body kicked b in. but
he never forglts »liar romebody g.n him u
piece of meat.
“Hanson’s Magic Corn Salve.”
tZSXV-.rrnZaJSe’ '■** k r '" r
Chicago niiarebisth arc raM b> be mepariiig
for another uprising. The uprising that
■•even of them took a fen yciits ago was not
entirely to their MtUfactlon.
To be Plump Rosy and Strong
• Pan lons < KAKrit Ai o , p
Cod IJrcrO.L Insist on ll .k.-, - S .:•! dr !««•»!»-
Tlienior.il cow iird Imi man u i;o . annul do
anything original without begging the world's
pardon for running off lbe track
FITS all fit- .tupped free by lilt. Kt.IXF'S URgIT
Akurk KKMOUtn. S. lit alter Urn day. um >;, -
rrlousru.es Treat I ■ and Kun trial I, i 1..- toelohit
aases Kuml to Or itllnr.ySl Arn.M . Pbllailt-.pbiu, .a.
A Denver paper telle of “a w<
n bippeil a dude." .She 6bould have take ,
"lie of lier -i/c
I.ET IT RULT,
and your cough may end in something seri
ou*. It's pretty sure to, if your blood is fRKir.
That is just the time and condition that In
vites Consumption. Tho seed* are sown and
it has fastened ib; hold upon you, l»eforo you
know that it is near.
It won’t do to trifla and delay, when the
remedy is at hand. JI verv disorder that can
bo reached through the ldo<xl yields to I)r.
Pierce's Golden lledicul Diwovcry. For
Hevero Coughs, Broip hial, Throat and I.ung
Diseases, Astlimu. Scrofula in every form,
and even th« Scrofulous affection" of tho
ludm that's calle<l Consumption, in all its
earlier stages, it is n positive and complete
cure
It is tbe onhf blood-cleanser, rtrength re
storer. and flesh-builder r.o cffectivo that it
fan b" guaranteed. If it d'-esn't benefit or
euro, in every case, you have your money
back. All medicine dealers have it.
Denver Business Houses
A W A I!!'.
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SADDLES am, HARNESS 2nSS«
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SPEJ ::
M I SI I . - . • :/
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SOLDIERS’
HOMESTEADS
WALL PAPER. | §H|
IH! DENVER FAIR.
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; ■«—F . . i,i r.-.I m ..I« n.»i»6«
JAMES G, BLAINE.'
, ii. F. SuUun.il, S. i . . utii : . L.cbaiond, V*.
I Pronecutcs Claims.
U .. \ uliyAil.cc.
SEELEY’S HARD RUBBER
gflllgl^u^ RE aUPTURE.
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1. «COm--S s.iitli .SI., riiilailclpliU,l‘«.
EARLY RISERS
EaSJIi., tV. ■ - Little Kj \A L-;:yb.»rri,
| ache. Djfpepal i.Xu NaiiHea.No I’ain.Very bmalU
, L^i.i “lE fjr
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li ‘ '* > - •.h.'ji.iu .. uiiCauu.'^u
Barfield Tea s.
run-M.-h It.A !•".'•-• !:• ". 'rr-c, ;ij,i.'iiiin.fl«T«iDoctor*’
BUU. 8k D| 9 W Uttlßt ,N.T.
Cures Constipation
jM& SRINOSiS
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I r AItM RI :.!/ li 11,1 .H. Circular* md tmtiroonlkia
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brain Dumw. <r— I nr*. P-Urr.. TwU. 111! Ur.-.,
11.. *|.-1. Plr.nc.r. iu:i, -..1. Pl.i r.inr nml tv.onlrr SCALES.
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u 1 Be. . Iciou £'... CillCi'JO i .’ALE CO.. CbiCkgo. 111.
if V'J-/v' , .«.'-'AVAfin f\J
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° i r ‘.r.ra\Ti:n. o
telßr gJßest in ihs World.
VESL’ ;• y mall, postage paid,
r ,'ictgji^oka?s^. s * ' "nl a packn<re and up.
V ■ r . lotof EXTRAS given
i w itb every ortter. Prettiest
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W A. HOVER & CO.. Wholesale Agents. DENVER.
MEND YOUR OWN HARNESS
T?!*’ WITH _
|| THOMSON'S ILHEp!
SLOTTED j
CLINCH RIVETS. 1
No tools rcqiilrcl. Only a hammer needed
to drive and chnrli tlicin easily nml quickly;
leaving the rlincli iib.-'niuti-lv ; •i;,viilli. Hc-.juiriripr
no hole to be made in the lent In r nor burr lor the
111 vet*. They me ST ROND, TOUGH and DURABLE.
Millions non in ti c. \ll lengths, uniform or
assorted, put up isi boxes.
A*U yiMir ilealrr tor tliem. or send 40c.
in stamps for a box of ino; assorted sizes.
JUDSON L. THOMSON MFC. CO..
Walt Stain, .Mass.
and reap a rich
nliviiyH In demand, nln nya the host*
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ot A|iplw.
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