. HEliK is a tyiio of good
^ sportsman, (ho exemplar of
O | O a largo number in the ag%
P uie^ato, who, year by year,
TtfOtor tni'efully plans his hunting
or tlshing trip with a view to its solitary
enjoyment. He parades neither
his preparation nor bis going. He has
memories of prior trips whieli wero devoid
of pleasure because of disagreeable
companions. Therefore lie avoids
* " nil party prearrnngements. It he lm?
still n longing tov companions to share
* Ills plcaBines, he Is satisfied "with the
* transient companionship which elianc'e
may hrjng to him as an incident.of Ills
trip p,fter It hu? practically begun. He
then is free at all times to readjust according
to his humor, a privilege de.
nieil to him when ho ts formally a
member uf a party.
There may lie exceptional instances
in which a sportsman may shun companionship
from motives of selfishness
uium-, inn ins umnoer ih so small as to
be n negligible quantity.
The sport of Held ami stream has
still enough of delights to engage the
keenest Interests of the solitary sportsman;
but to him a pleasure divided lias
<*on$e to signify that some selflsh com\
panlon has tftynopolized It all. Formei'ly
there was a stage of his preparation
In which his friends were consulted
anil invited and assisted, all done
ayiiu nn exultation of spirit, u generosity
of purpose and anticipations of
common enjoyment, and thus nny subsequent
heartburnings -were all ,tlie
more painful and deterrent.
It Is n common assumption, as a matter
of course, If friends discover ns a
Conversational fact that they have a
liking for special sport, they -will enhance
their sport by their agreeable
companionship if together in Its pursuit.
In theory, this is specious; in
inftictioo, it proves to be lamentably
lOxpevlenco teaches that the diameter
fit a innn us established niul regulated
in every day life under constant
. conditions and in the midst of abundance,
is extremr'v poor data from
\Yfi 'Aref^ ?
< ?le companions from whom to
< After a certain amount of
1 .1 experienVe, the average good
f sman tics to one or two sporting
ea for companionship. In the
ic of time the.v arc lost by the juu118
of life. None Wthers, according
>to-Tu&ve.enblo ?ahle standards,
can till ti .nd in such happenings
is ,'eneslg of solltari
JM'HS II) SJJO
'The go|!tiJl\v sportsman, ns n rule, is
the most patient, forbearing and obliging
In all lilt; associations.
There nrevevi ral other distinct typos
of sport sin eny "Who, when put to the
test as companions, quickly and permanently
contribute to the numbers of
the lone sportsman. The one common
to all forms of sport Is the constant
grumbler and calamity prophet. Ilis
peevishness, selfishness and pessimism
?irc ever active. Ho nrrogntos to himself
the privilege to domineer, to object,
to protest, to obstruct, to sulk, to
ho waited upon, to be consulted and
mado much of, Uf Jonf, to npproprlnto
for himself the best of everything?lu
short, to Indulge his refractory dlsposl
tlon with everything excepting a cheerful
face, 11 pleasant word, and a hearty
co-operation in the common purpose
with his companions. This kind -an
Incubus to any form of companionship
?I* especially a grievous infliction in
ramp life berauso of the CAmp niemIhmh'
constant propinquity. 'To lilin
may Justly be conceded tlu> highest oftlelcncy
lu. graduating the lone sportsmn
He wlioso sport lw with dog and gun
)iaH?iila peculiar troubles. He is a constant
victim of the effusively amiable
fr'.end who ?ovoh practical sport at tlie
eSnoifrt' of- his friend".*
mio iiniluble frlenil ti?nv know with- I
is oARontlnl to the beht succokk.
. .. .vot one may have n companion who
wlijfetle* ;rny tlwo, wlio In offended If
j cautioned, or who muat babble or p?r\
lab. lie promote* Rolttartueaa In buntI
A dc*irable ftahinK companion Ik
t.w.im ?1 4A. -It ?
u uimuiii, iv uist'iiycr mini rny
other kind. The bubbler, tho profes
tdonal borrower, tho grtimbler, the
swinish pretender, are each and nil ;
(Treat promoters of solitariness In angling.
Forest and Stream.
A Novel Operation.
A badly lacerated wrist caused the
loflH of sensation In tbe arm of a London
carpenter, and the family physl
clan feared that amputation would be
r tv : >5-; f ' r '^V r'
1 '---? -
TjfcE CZAR^DJ^,S MONEY.
Autocrat of All tit* IHmalne Itjohesl M?a
In tho World.
Tllfi fact that tho Cgiu- lias Ju6t 1
w;ul|> a little contribution of $100,000,- ;
000 J'roni his private purse lo the Itus- '
slanj win- fum'.s l tMtihulB uh that MY.
ltoolofeller is not tho only vtoh nmu
in tlie world. There are a few others,
ami! there is hardly a doubt that tho
l!u.4^ail monarch nvm-fon* *hn StnWI
ardjoil emperor, not only as the llrst
of autocrat*, but .-is the Jlrst of plutoci-atjp;
Most royalties are very small potatoes
llnanclally compared with any one
of several American millionaires. Mr.
Rockefeller could put all the sovereigns
of Europe, except the C'r.ar, 011
his- payroll at their' present wages
without depriving himself of a single
bowl nf OWIeltOI'M mill milk nr nv??i
lacking a quarter to drop Into the contribution
box on Sunday. Ho could
\pay the salary of King Edward or of
"W JSAbjpr for a year out of n mcipJU's
inc< jne, anjxiavo something left for
B t the Russian Emperor Is In a
dlff rent Class. In the imperial budget
the allowance for bis household
is f ;urod at the meager rate of about j
$8,< |0,(MK) a year, but that is merely j
| the beginning of his resources. He :
owis a groat part of Russia as his prlI
vaf? property?mines, forests and illimitable
HtrotctiPH of nrnhlo lntiiln In
European Russia alone tlio strictly prlMiip
domains of tlio Imperial family
am'ns large as Indiana. The.State
owls twenty times as much more, anil
the]Czar Is the State. In Siberia the
Imperial resources are still more opule\t.
Most of the rich mines of gold,
platinum and precious stones aro
worked for the benefit of the Czar and
his family. |
beyond all fhis, the Emperor is
hsolute master of the National
ury and all its varied sources of
e. In England the Kiny: talks
? speeches of "my army," "my
mea> jtim ih.> cai.iii'ihii'i, mill nil
Eh is understood to lie a legal llctlon.
ki i?rytiling Is regulated by Parlianv
it, and the King cannot touch a
pc ny tliat is not appropriated to his
us . Hut In Russia the Ozar can Kpeak
of "my army" and "my navy" lu liter
1 fact. lie could disband the whole
01 lit If he chose, and pocket tlio nione.\
saved by the operation, His civil
lb is simply the amount that he sees
tit to dip out of the treasury. lie j
Colid double of frlnlo tl" wltliniif n?lf. :
Jul anybody's permission. The wholo i
tr&sury is his, and all the taxing pow- j
""W the Empire to the limit of the !
Ilty of his subjects to pay. Is It J
clear that the diffident yourtg Nich- !
Is the richest man In .the world?
atnrday Evening Post.
Electric l'ower on the Central.
)ne of the most wonderful englneer;
operations ever contemplated is tho
iversion of a nortlon of tlu> Vow
Ycfrk Central Railroad from steam to
electric traction. Tlio plans have been
alijiost entirely completed, and in a
short tiinO service as far as Tarrytown
will be electric.
'^he difficulties of the problem were
enormous, both on account of the great
toVnage to be hauled and the different
classes of traffic. The main generating
station, recently contracted for, is even
somewhat ahead of the times, as the
generators, each of some 7000 horse
power, are to be driven by the new ahd
almost untried steam turbines. Leaving
the main station, the current will
1)0 carried by cables to the several substations,
where it will be transformed
from its high transmission voltage to ft
lower one, ami then, converted Into direct
current and fed to the third rail or
t.olley wire. Both the third rail nnd
overhead systems will be used, the former
en the main lines, where switches
and cross-overs arc comparatively few,
and the latter In the yards, wl\ere the
complex network of tracks would make
the third rail almost an impossibility
and a source of great danger. The
through trains will be hauled out as
rar as Tarry town liy huge plectric locomotives,
and then will be given over to
steam engines; while *the local traffic,
both on the main line and the Harlem
Division, will be handled by the "multiple
unit system" similar to that now
used on the elevated road, and to bo
used on the underground. Indeed, it
!s contemplated to run from the city
rapid trnusit system right out over fbo
Central tracks from all parts of the
city without change of cars.?Collier's
Week I v.
hliy N?w Jorify In 1'optimr.
Franklin Murphy. Jr., the son of the
("Jovcrnor of New Jersey, is interested
111 hi* father in the lnanul'aeture of
rniflh and much of the trade in that
e Is with earrhifce makers.
New Jersey Ik the home of the eor atlons.
it is true," said Mr. Murphy,
lit few people know why. It Is ^enilly
helleveil tliut the State of New
"4ni' ! c iminli "!?*? ?
' ....v.. M..VUII IW IIIU Kij;
jiorntlonK than other States, but
it is not the case. Many other
ites grant charters containing much
re libera) provisions and charge lowfees
than New Jersey. The fact is
it no changes have been made in the
v regulating corporations in New
rsey for several years, ami every linrtant
point in the law has been
Ued In the courts, so that the capl
ii?ih know exiicuy wnai iney can
unt on. In other States which give
ire liberal chartcra the nice points
ve not been ilellnltely determined
the courts, and so capitalists have
t that same assurance that they will
t be upset, or Interfered with."? Mil*
Tim ?? P???.
Thftf yi.- Jdea of a i.n -American roilwoy
taconneet Valparaiso and Now
York In not dead by any mean*. The
l'anatna Canal has made its early completion
fav more Hkely.
Of course It will lie clone in links
here ami there, llniilly connected. Already
one can go far down into Mexico
without a break. There are bits of
railways in the Andes that'would be
useful as portions of a 10,000-mile
w/tArtls* t'n (1 ivrrti' ihnf AU - '
r.VVMI^ llllllf HUH HUUUl t'USl LUtf Oll>er
inn line wholly into iuc shade.
Peru has Issued n minister!.;} decree
regarding the possibility ct finding a
nultablo point for the terminus of a
proposed railway in tho eastern regions
of Pern, a llvlt of the Pan-American
project. Tho decree provides for a
commission of engineers to make pro*
Alx.ut tho Sow. .
\V'lioii ft sow lia? proved herself to bo
11 regular brooder, lias large, healthy
lilUTrf at regular Intervals, and has in,
variably snob a good tlow of milk as
Insures tho proper stickling of the
young porkers, then keep such a sow
as a breeder Just as long as she proves
profitable, for'the older she sets the
better will be her pigs until she gets
beyond the breeding age.
Don't Cut tlio Cow'n Kntion.
The high prlee of grain the most of
the time for several years has caused
many dairymen to give scanty rations
to their fliock with the mistaken idea
that milch cows wrrsld get a vent and
do as.well or better than when a full
ration was given. The goo cows of
the present time are the result of the
good care and feed of the cows of the
1 - -
j in- muni rows oi i no luiure
will be the offspring of ciws that have
good cnvo continually ac the present
time.?J. II. Andre, In The Epitomlst.
Worklr.R Itrnoil Mnr??>
Most horse breeders prefer that
mures In foal should have regular
exercise in the form of light work, hut
jerking and straining should bp avoided
milder all circumstances. For best
?csuns it is n good plan to use three
horscK for work that would ho required
of two under ordinary circumstances.
This iH not done at an additional
expense of one-tliird, because
three horses will do more work thnn
two, if the speed alone considered.
Then it often happens that plows and
cultivators amy be set an inch or two
dernier and the extra work time accomplished
is worth a fio.'d deal, although
It piny not show on the surface. A
mau can drive tliroe horses 1'nster than
t\v > niul rest less at th _* c:u\ of the
Her#? Industry T'rofUnl>lp.
I orse breeding, when judiciously carried
011, has always been and Is likely
to be a profitable business for the
American farmer. The .great danger
In the business is that at the present
?in?v, ?in mi, iu UH* i?ii"i ;niu hutm1?*
are scarce, the horse of no particular
breed or clas< is commanding a fair
price, and many farmers are led to regard
a horse of (Ids kind as a profitable
animal to produce. Such horses
should not he bred, because, even when
the greatest care and precaution possible
are taken in breading for definite
types, there will always l>e a largo
number of the no-called misfits, which
are the first class of horses to bo affected
by overproduction or any other
tiling that is likely to cause 11 depression
in the market.?Indiana Fanner.
A Michigan farmer wbo handles over
2000 bushels of potatoes each year,
washes every bushel, lie says:
'"For live years I have washed n"
potatoes and have never lost a bushel
by rot after I put them away In the
cellar. I pick up the potatoes as fas!
as they are dug. They are then hauled
to a suitable rack for washing, where
a mill hose is turned on them with to
lbs. pressure. In this way 100 bushels
are washed clean enough in 10 minutes
to bake or boil. I let them lie for a
few minutes only, then pick -them up
and put In one bushel crates, after
which 1 hey stand in the sun or wind
for from two to three hours. long
enough to tlry nicely. The potatoes
are then packed away in a cool, dry
cellar, where they rema'.n until wanted
for use or to sell.
"I have found this to lie the most
practical way to care for potatoes or
other roots. The potatoes being in
bushel crates are ready to soil by the
load or bushel and < :> 11 he handled very
/lilts.I'll* /.b.wmlf V? ?ttAncin.!..?
ml" - ?<> Ilini^lll isij,
is necessary, 110 weighing is required?
nil reaily to sell, use: or plant."? Xutioual
Fruit (J row or.
T*otn?1? In AiriU'iillnre.
Official statistics show that the German
mines proiluoi"! in 1 1,557,^4:1
tons of kainite, worth at current prices
$5,208,134, and 2.070.771 tons of other
potash salts, valued at $4,070,012. Of
the kainite and nylvlnlto HOI..'ISTi tons
were exported to various countries,
and of this amount 27fi,"02 tons, or
more thnn 04 per cent, was i:tken by
the T'nlted States, where It ivas used
mainly in the manufacture of n heinical
fertilizers. The reniaiiuler. something
over a million tons of crudo mia
orals, tvus used for fertilizing tho
farms and gardens of (Jcrimuiy, with
results so startling and incontestable
that thoy may well serve as an object
lesson for agricultural scientists In
other countries. Exact official words,
in which only the percentage of potash
contained In the raw minerals used is
taken into account, show that the con- :
sumption of potash salt# in <ionium
agriculture increased from oVJtfii tons ;
in 181)2 to UiO.OOO in J 003?that Is
trebled in ten years. During this
period there lias been a steady advance
in the yield of ibo staple farm crops
which eorresnonds-. clnsolv from v??ii- f?-?
year to the amount of potash used. "
Itrlef J'arm Comment.
The following notes are culled from
the .Massachusetts Ploughmau.
The cow will make most mill; from
corn put Into a alio, husks and nil.
Let It be nearly iip<% .). L. Hills, Burllnaton.
Wo have used commit floors t7ith '
hoards under the cow*, : '.id they 1
nil right. \V. L. Carlj'h1, Madison,
The molt quit oXrtclly at six o'clock,
throw the hor>es a little liny and off
to the corner grocery* Form Inhor 1a 1
ko Rt-arce In this neighborhood that in 1
many families the women of the hou^e- >
hold are out in the llclds plowing at).'. 1
harrowing. Of course, that necessi- 1
tntes letting the housework take enre
01 iteoir, ?x no one < iron iiih of looking
for a ftorvnut nny more. Tliey are ns 1
extinct as tho I>odo. ? C. C. L., MiddleHeld,
Conn. i (
Many people boliove that If a corn- j
Aohl Id < ? nurlifr hw Hiu f /%? < 4-1*-^ 1
... MJ IIM 4 A urit I III* I in*"
ullftKe will bo worthies*, but my ex- ]
pevlence has been that there wan not ]
enough difference to be noticeable. As |
far us I <'on ace, the eattie eat it and ]
do as well with It, providing nlwnys j
(hat the corn is matured.?0. P. Good-, ]
rich* Ft. Atkinson, Wis.
? A uample not unusual In the results 1
fnlliMtr t *1 ill A .1~ I .. .
viivmug me (uuiuuge in Wisconsin
marshes Is that of a forty-acre tract
which was previously listed on the tax
toll as "swamp land." It Avas considered
waste space, with the exception
that ail Inferior quality and scant
quantity of marsh grass and weeds
wevo produced, and peg shoes were re*
quired to enoblo teams to work upon
It. The place was tile drained at a
cost of $10 per acre, and the latter produced
as large crops of corn and hay
as regular farm lauds costing high
prices. ? E. Reichenbaeh, Jefferson, |
Protcct tho i'.umltlebccn.
The bumblebee is one of the most
valuable farm assistants known to the
agriculturist. lie is necessary in the
pollenizlng of blossoms in the orchards
and meadows. He destroys but little
fruit, and seldom attacks the cherry i
or apple until it is too ripe for market i
or family use. His mission on earth
is that of peace and prosperity. In
Germany his life Is protected by legislative
enactnients.-^IIere he is chased
About by the farmer boys and killed j
on sl^ht. His services as n farm and j
orchard assistant are not appreciated.
Red clover blossoms do not form seed
until the pollen is thoroughly mixed.
For this reason, it is argued in many
sections of the country, the first crop
nf clover is n failure as a seed producer
The bumblebee does not come from his
winter resting place in time to work i
on the clover blossoms, and hence the I
pollen is not handled as it should be i
to form seeds, In the early days of j
agriculture this was merely n theory, j
Now it Is published as n fact. and not j
denied by any one nt all familiar with i
the nature of plant life.
Some interesting experiments have J
been conducted nt agricultural colleges
to demonstrate the value of the bum- i
blehee in growing ved elover seed. >
Last year at the Iowa station patches
of clover heads v.-ere covered with j
mosquito netting and similar sized j
areas left uncovered. The cxperimen- j
tal plats were six feet square. Cov- |
erod patches for the tirst crop gave no ;
seed, while those uncovered returned >
10 per cent of sin ordinary crop. For j
the second crop the covered plants
seeding wore only two. while those un- J
covered numbered <>!'-! ll:at produced >
Plants near the nests of the humblebees
always produce the host crops of
seed. In a space of six square feet
over two thousand heads of red clover |
formed excellent seed. The humble- j
bees had built nests in the clusters of !
clover roots. Those who are inclined i
to kill every boo that comes about |
should study thy nature of boos ami
l?lant lifo. Thy boos are perfectly
hannloss. They never try to wage a
warfare on any person except, in defense
of their homes or lives. T<ot j
them alone, ami they will make thy j
farmer and orchardisl rich and thereby ]
help in building tip thy country.-*
Seattle PoKt-lntelll'*onei r.
Ilmiiltri of IntoiiHc Cultivation.
I now havo tin* second crop in tli<*
burn from my pIpvpii and onp-elRhth
aero llrld, which is sill I havp down to
Brass this ypar. Tin: llrst prop yipld
w.ls 12l>,17.'? pounds, tin* second crop
pounds: total for tin* year on tin;
eleven and one-eighth acres. 17
pounds?over seven and tlirce-?iuarler
tons to the acre in the two crops.
Tiie seven-eighihs acre Held, now
sppdpit Iii'tppn years, cut this year:
First crop. I4.72N pounds; second crop.
iu<n; |iuii>i(i.?s; mini, i .~s pounds,
l'loase notice this year in the two crops
over eleven tons. 1 think the yield
remarkable for ilie lifteenth year after
seeding-over eleven tons of well dried
hay. One word in the mutter of dry- j
in# my liny. The lirst crop this year
had an average of three fnll days'
good Minshine. The second crop had
eight (lays without rain, live of them
i.i-i.M.1 1 ..... .,-..h i !
and spread and lie. Did up every night. i
Tli's Is 111y method of drying liny. If !
readers will send in? :i (\vo-ei?nt stamp, i
I will toll tlirin liow to produce similar ;
1 have prom'sed to give results of my '
1 12."? Japanese plum trees, juul hero i
tho.v are: TMo orchard covers five and a ;
hall acres: the trees are set twelve
feet on centre apiirt ill true niw* at.
right angles ion lied .limes. 725 Alum- i
ilanco, .'(Xi liiirh.tnUs :tiid too \Viol;?
sons. The (ir-.t year after setting j
I l./s ..!! !...< + - i
in*- iiiunnwi:i.'> u?'i?' inn, mil mum
killed thorn. The soeoiu! year I he
blossom* were full and p'^odueed ."00
lurKe baskets. The third year the
blossoms were full and produced 150tt
large baskets. The fourth year the
blossoms were full, but frost eut all
Hie fruit oil'. The tlfth year the bios- i
mollis were full, and produced .'5000 i
lui'fje IwKkets, tin.il results of this !
'Olio plums. when allowed In ripen |
full;.' on tlio trees ami sold hi the lioino j
lunrke., brought an average o*' about ,
15 cents a basket. but when picked j
irrecner. which is necessary for out- \
nldri market, the price was loss, so j
Ihat so far as 1 can sec I came out ]
koiii'IC. the receipts 31 ii<l cost about j
hahctciUK- The seeoml and third year
tfnvc about the raino "exults. Now. I j
lhink it i hail only from to fWH) j
Irees, just what I could bundle myself. !
with the aid of some light help, and ]
the plums could have been allowed to |
I.U\A?I rv^Ai./A r..ll.. .....I .. 1~
I ijm ii iiiui r i <iiiti. <l i 111 IV JIM H 11'' 11 M '
market I would have done very well,
riio difficulty with my plums Ik (hoy
mature too quick. The Wleksons arc :
lhe best in that respect. With them '
you have t< n days to t\r ? weeks, hut J
ihey are shy hearers. One has hardly
week with tlie Hed Junes, Hurhanks |
und Ahumlance, and, with a storm or j
Iwo mixed at that, an I had this year, i
tlio time is limited. The only relief i
(here was In the time of these plums
ivnfl onr> week'# tTiflfcrenoo in tlmo of
i'lponhtK. l>nt for thiit 1 could not !?nv?>
lifiudlcil. Iirtlf tlio (Voj>. O'norpc M. ;
'lurk, in Trlbuin* KarMor.
What It Com.
Tin AI\Att!l)?r II MAnr %"* I <\t? ? < Xf a?aI
> vj/\ Kiiih h in;n (iiri ?U
Bridge, ii Welsh wateilng-plnee. Mr.
Moyd-George said that of tlio #70.000
tho pier had <*ist, $12,BOO Jiad Kone In
legal oxpenses. Before a local auihoity
con Id go to Parliament, lawyers
lad to tie engaged, "and," he added,
Mhon heaven help the loe?I aylhoil:< ?.**
' i( jk''
X ?i *<
EVERY WAl K IN UFK*
A. A. Boyce, .a farmer, living three
ami a hnlf mllea from Trenton, Mo.,
! **>: "A
aching in 1M !|l/
in y b n c k
For n time I was unable to wnlk nt
all, and every make-shift I tried .iiul j
all the medicine I took had not the
slightest offeot. My back continued to !
grow weaker until I began taking
Do.in's Kidney Pills, and I must say
I was more than surprised nnd grati!
flo/1 to nnflpA flirt l\n/il/ rw? I w? i)t?onr\AAM
trig gradually until it flnnlly stopped."
Doan's Kidney Pills sold by nil
dealers or mailed on receipt of prloe,
50 cents per box. Foster-Milburn Co.,
-Buffalo, N. Y.
A BAD BLUNDER.
Hotel Guest?This is queer tasting
mineral water. Where did you get it?
New Porter?Found it hanging
there on the wall.
Guest?You idiot! That isn't mineral
water; it's fire extinguisher!-? !
On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary
of tin? death of Schiller
(May 0, 100.",) the Swiss Government
intends to give? every pupil in tlie pub- j
in- m'hoois 11 copy 01 mat poet's piny, .
"William Toll." The sum uf $20,000 '
has boon set aside for this purpose.
l)onfnr*H Cannnt Itn Cut'eil
livlocalapplicationsnsthoy cannot reachUio
diseased portion oft ho ear. There is ouly ono
way to cure deafness, anil that is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous lining of '
the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is in- ,
flamed yon have a rumhliunsound or imperfect
hearing, and when it is eujirely closed j
Deafness is t lie.result, and unless 1 he inflammation
can lie taken out and this tubo restored
to its normal condition, hearing will 1
be destroyed forever. Nine cases out of ten \
arc caused by catarrh, which is nothing hut an ;
inflamed condition of the mucous surface*. i
Wo will give Ope Hundred Dollars forauy
case of Deafness (caused by ealarrn'ii hat can- 1
lioUm cured by Hull's Catarrh Cure. Send for :
circularsfree. F.J. Chexky & Co.,Toledo, O. |
Solil tiy DriiKgists. 75iv.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. ]
A ninn brought up lit St. Albans as |
an incorrigible rogue was proved lo .
luivo married bis aunt. 11 is children j
lire, therefore bis .irst cousins ami ho |
is bis own unoie. Ills grain, mot her
it ml her mother-in-hi w are tlio same
person. Apparently the judge sympathized
with him, for be was discharged.
| Hociftnc r?\i. I.l.? ' K?~.. ? i
^vhiuvo ui luunumiun are i
bridesmen, those latter being obliged |
to present the bridesmaids with Rweet- j
meats. A personage follows the pro- !
cession bearing an elegantly mounted
picture of Christ in gold and silver,
whioli is stationed against tlu> altar.
The bridesmaids <lo not nil dress alike '
and their number is unlimited.
The bride's old nurse superintends 1
the removal of the dowry from the >
bride's home to that of her future
husband and is a most important member
on the day of the wedding. A
witness?a eonueetion of the family?
nays the nrlost's fpp? ;imi th<? num.
her of assistants, each with a separato
duty alloted him, is often considerably
It is generally the wr.man with a
fine carriage who Ik most willing to
"Where there's lif?, there's hope"
is not exactly the motto for an undertaker.
The girl of the period fie'doni comes
to a full Tst;:p until sli" finds the young
man Ul lilt- 1111 iriJKill Kill inillll.
There is nothing some disdainful i
women hold r.p to ridicule oftener
''nan their lorgnettes.
The confhlene man's road to success
wftcn seemri to lie paved with
go'd lirlcks. W\'erybo;ly's Muga/.ine.
Itl^ht Food Muktw JInpuv Chlldrrii H?<<
They Ar?- Healthy.
Sometimes milk duos not agree with
children or adults. The s.uui' thing is
true of other articles <if food. What
agrees with one sometimes, docs not
agree with others.
Kiit food can bo so prepared that it
will agree with the weakest stomach. ,
As an illustration?anyone, no matter
how weak the stomach, can eat. relish
and digest a nice liot cup of t'ostum
coffee with a Ppoonfill or two of Crape
.miis iimirru in. iiiKi siM'ii ii i-omimm
tlon contain* nourishment to carry ono
a number of hours, fur almost every f
l>;irt5<-lo of it will bo digested >in<t
laken up by the system mul bo made
A lady writes from the I>iik1 of the
Magnolia and the mocking bird way
down in Alabama anil says: "I was
led to drink Postum because coffee !
? i in*7 nvui r*i wiii.i" ii null IJIilllt* IIM*
nervous. Again I'osltun wan recommended
l>y two well known physicians
for my children, and I feel especially
grateful for the benellt derived.
"Milk dot s .not agree wllli either 1
child, so to the eldest, aged four ami
one-half years, f give lVistum with
plenty of sweet cream. It agrees with
her splendidly, regulating her liowelK
perfectly, although she Is of a const I
11:111 i t
"For tlio youngest, aged two and one- !
half years, I use one half Post tun nnd
one-half skimmed milk. I linvo not
Riven any medicine since tlie ehildreit
began using Postum, and they enjoy
every drop of it.
"A neighbor of mine Ik giving l'ostum
to her baby lately weaned, with j
spilendId results The little fellow Is i
thriving famously." Name given by
Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Postum agrees perfectly with children
and sunnlies adults with the imt
Invigorating beverage In place of
coffee. Literally thousands of Americans
have been helped out of stomach
and nervous diseaneH by leaving
off coffee and using Pofduni Food Ooffee.
Look in package (or the little
book, ' The Hoad to Welivine."
I PIDMS AK iniTV
? - v v? ul IT M. I
The capacity and reliability of thei
that their goods sell anywhere by
they get the most caroful attentioi
erence?it may assist you some tim
SOUTHERN SHORTHAND &
Positions open dally for Bookkeepers ami I
placed. Learn now. Scud for eatftlocuft. A
A. <\ HHTBroR. Vrp?..or L. \V. AUVOT.n. Vic
|_. 0_ '
nr. uiuni KUNNING NO.
DEALERS AND AGE
Address WHEELER & WILSON MFG.
"ll IBIHWIBUI I IIIWHWIIIimi ? urn
"J-The Watklni "Boy" II
"PBWWtWgpy.7^ Two Ixiys can <>]*' raw li (
crop rlsrlit In tlu> HoMat li
/W'WsPJSBB ilnr? loin of ollipr tiling!
CKMm |f? \Ve<Ul.' tltt'lM!'. I I,'VI
|ThR Vninfi nf tilP Wr>nrnn TnereoognlzeoT
I.uv ?v?v?o ui iuu HU?IU> State*. A iniiw
.orlptlon prlo?> tl.ii i pi'i* y.'ne. Awuts want 1
THK VOICK OF THE NKOIIOCO.,
| AGKNTH WANTKI) IN KVKItY TOWN.
I $1.00 izrv
jgri TTT*tvm^r,tfr i muf wsU'&w ?r? KiiAraril
J/ > *' ^ there Isinore than one mt
at . *> hue been for yean*. Kerne
U' > I? known to Html ware, 8llve
Mayy Lv : 't /M urf" ",c 'Rr8e8t 1,10 *'>"<
y^V LAHKFORD COTTON
Mr' l'BKVENT OAM.S
/oil III IV ir\ That's very Important to fnru
?$31 ill Hi kM doesn't linn lie.
*l's t'ie thoroughly
Han^ ^e use ?^
\\ ^U-siatiK^gJ# Winchester Factory Lc
3\W-r?nsJQ/" ter pattern, penetratioi
U'l ally than any other sh(
~~~ cheater patent corrngi
l~A\\3hJh Rival" shells give tt
r'ivil y&W. be sure to ort \aj
y????'v W. L. Dounlas tttakom and si
( shoos than any other manti
Tlic rMfon W. I.. Dotiglaft S3.M) shoos nro t!? ? ?rr<
ittiii xi> ic. I'axy llltnu: ami superior wenrlnu
;hoos iii!i<l<* in my factory ami tlione of otlicr nuilii'i:
xtaml xvhy \V. I,, liouKlas 53.f.n pIiom cort more t>>
loiiKer, ami arc of greater tntilnxle value than any
i>alr-< lor the ;.< ar emlliiK Inly 1, U*>l, were tim.'iti:!,!
\V. I.. Konuias ^uarauleex their vw I lie hv Malum
take no piiliHiltme. Sold by ?hoo dealer* evcrywhe
SUPERIOR IN FIT,
" I hnre irorn W. /,. finughtt f.S..V) thnt
nit in/act inn. / tlnrl them tnprrior in tit.
( ' .00 to .<?. Mc (77.*, D,pt. I
AV. I/. I)oiii;1iih limit Corona CnltsUiii In III
be the Illicit I'utl'lit 1.outlier Miotic, l-'itvt <
IV- L. DC
I blood, wind on the stomach, bloated bowel*, f
I pain* after eating, liver trouble, sallow akin an
regularly you are sick. Conatlpation kill* mor
I start* chroMc ailments and lone years of suflei
H C ABCARETS today, for you will never Ret w<
right. Take our advice, start with Cascarets
B money refunded. The genuine tablet stampe
g booklet free. Addresa Sterling Remedy Comp
C Potash *\
H is necessary for cotton to produce I
liifji yields ami >;ood fibre.
Write for our vriliish1r> hru-iL-a on
fertilization; tliey contain informa8
tit>n tliat means dollars to tlie !
farmers. Sent free on request.
Write now wliile you think of it '
1 " ^- l
AND REPUTATION I I
?o firms la of such superiority B
mail or personal order?alike 8
n. Kindly keep this ad. aa a rofc
In the future.
BUSINESS UNIVERSITY | I
Steno?hiphora. Ovor !!,<)>> Rra fl
'pre"! rl"l?U*> B
^ wnc.CLC.11 & WIL.5UD
CO., Atlanta. G\. g
'ay 1'rojH. Oiirap". simple, Durable. t|
no other power needed) and bale the H
??? th? \ eo?t of hauling t<? )>l? t?rosn. It fei
I iiikI rant* only '?.%. Write forciren- m
>!) K. K. t.pWK < !>.. Atlnnta, <>?. B
'itnorlty of the Nezroett of Mie Southern I
lite of. for, and by the Negro. Bub- B
Sand 10c for nainple copy.
L A U N D R Y- B
IS THE HOUTII.
aid, to anybody for a on? dollar 1>UI. B
ec? for 12 months.and In Amorioa today B
I lion Of the 111 krpninir ti??rfp<*t. ilnm mi.l W
mber that when In need o( anything!
rware, Stoves, Unitize* or Cutlery, we H
l?. Write far anything you want.
AND SOUK BHOULDEKS.
ier*. fl.OOeaoh prepaid It your dealer H
Write for free mem. book.
EAGAN CO., Atlanta. On. gj i
ailed uii over, lieale J in one week and H
'.liar. WM. BOYDOiriinn'IIU * -i- B
BLACK POWDER SHELLS. I
modern and scientific system of load- 1
only the best materials whiclumake | /
iilCiedl u Pi'vfll n QV?a11o nrlva i s'
i and more uniform results generals.
The special paper and the Winited
head used in making "New
lem strength to wimstand reloading.
rINCHESTER MAKE OK SHELLS.
ills ntoro man's
ifacturor In the world. O
>ntont !>pllorR In tlioworlil i:> Vppnnneof thPlro*ro1. II
tv*. if I mulct hIiomt you the itiiTercuee ln'tween tho
mid the hlKli-uraile loaOii'rmifoil.yuii would umleriiuiUu,
why tliey IioM their xhai>e, lit liotlor, wear
other ja.iO glioo on tho market to day, and why the
!>). hit; uamo nilrt price on tho bottom. Look for It?
OMFORT AND WEAR.
s for the last ticthe years with absolute
eoinjnrt aint tcear to athn < rusting from
'oilt\ <5>. Jut. fitventn\ /tirtimomf, I'd*
h a:t.50 h!i<k?a. Corona <*o1t Is conceded to
>4?lor ICyi'lctH used cxcIiimIv?*]y.
)UQLA8, Brockton, M*m?mohummitm.
r>ul mouth, headache, indigestion, pimpleo,
d dixtineaa. When your bowelo don't mov#
e people thai) all other diaeaaes together. It
-Jng. No matter what ails you, start taking
sll and Rtav well until you get your bowela
today under absolute guarantee to euro or
d C C C. Never oold in bulk. Sample and
ny, Chicato or New York. 503
r?r-1?" ?-mrmmm ? ~T" ? ? '
j Removes all wi!!!s? In Atoao
JT ( daya ; effcct* n pt.manrtit cure
/Jk^ In jo to 60 d?y?. Trial treatment
K'VPn'ree Nothingcan be fairer
Write Or. H. H. Grctn's 5on?,
Snncl?ll>l?. Box ft Atlanta,?.
fiTr\ irtin " ,S: ""M^wn.ow. a
1*1 IJ * I * Ij* orni I'liMxentror A#i>nt, AT1III
II II n, I'ANTlCA lilltMiNiuiiu
SI 111 A JU KAll. WAV, WnyoroM^ (la.,
lor Information rcy.-trriinir
SOUTH GEORGIA LANDS.
/TWkSaK| clrmlpiUlloniof th. in liMoImn sold
y.Af n ? IM -_1 :'7T _ ~ "
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