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Till' ; NOHKOI.K NKWS : Fill DAY , SKI'TKMIIKH , 1(101. ( T MACHfNATfONS ! OF BOBS i By LOUISE LAMPR.AY $ Copyright , ISO ! , l\i \ the j > S. 8. McClure Comrxinu * "Why , I don't know , Hobby. What would you like to name him ? " From under her tllmy gray parasol Fairfax Browne regarded her son with n look pruvi ! In Its perplexity. Hobs adored his pretty mother because she never laughed at him ; also because she had big blue eyes nnd n mass of fluffy red gold hair precisely like a princess In a fairy tale. Therefore , an a matter of course , the pepper and cult terrier was brought to her to be christened. "Call him Hags , " suggested Captain Frederick Lawton , the navy olllcer , who chanted that morning to he at tendant. This had happened so often of late that dowagers were beginning to suggest In penetrating underlines t. that If dear Mrs. Browne were really . thinking of marrying again she could not do better than to take Captain Lnwton , suitable In age , good looking and quite independent of his profes sion. And every one knew that Mrs. Browne had but little besides that ramshackle old plantation In Louisi ana , or was It Maryland ? Iobs had overheard one or two of these suggestions and , revolving them in his seven-year-old brain , had come to the conclusion that something portentous tentous was Impending. This or some thing else made him regard Captain Lawton's suggestion with vague disfa vor. vor."I "I don't like that , " he said shortly. "It might seem disrespectful , you know. " He turned n sturdy blue back on them nnd trudged off , with the meek terrier under his nnn. Presently cnme In sight a fresh faced young subaltern. "Hello , Hobs ! Where nre you going with whnt's his nnme ? " "He hnsn't got any yet , " said Hobby soberly. "That old Captain Lawton fin Id to call him Itags , but I shan't. How would he feel If his father had named him Hags , I'd like to know ? " "That Is a question which Captain Lawton has probably never consid ered , " answered Charterls gravely. "But you might call this little beg gar after General Kitchener. " "Is CJeneral Kitchener a great sol dier ? " "The greatest next to Hobs , " averred the lieutenant. And that settled It. Henceforth It was Hobs and Kitchener to all the American colony. ' Meanwhile , as the gossips had sur mised , Hobs' mother was pondering In the remote depths of her subcon- Bclousness the question of accepting Captain Lawton. There were times when she felt a longing for the home nnd position which lie couio give ner. It would be home for Hobby , too Hob by , who looked nt her with his big , lion est , adoring gray eyes , so like Ills fath er's. Hut , curiously enough , as often as those eyes met hers she felt a strong distaste for Lawton , with his precise speech and Immaculate uniform She had no idea that Hobby was also considering the merits of a prospective stepfather , but he was. "Mr. Charterls , " he said one day , "you aren't married , are you ? " ! Charterls blushed all over his boyish face. "Not yet , " he said. "Because , " said Hobby with deliber ation , "I've boon thlnkln' It over , and I believe I'd rather have you for a father than anybody that's here now. " Charterls gasped. "It's very good of yon , I'm sure , " he said , smothering nn impulse to laugh , "hut your mother might have something to say about that. " "Pooh ! She wouldn't mind , " said Bobby superbly. "She'd like you any amount better than that old navy cap tain. My father was a cav'lry off'cer , nnd his sword's hangln' up In the Ilbr'y nt home. I'm goln' to wear It when I grow up , but I won't be In the navy. A man's no good Mess he can ride. " Hobby's tone was that of long set tled conviction , and in his heart Char terls , subaltern of hussars , with a medal won in Africa , may have agreed with him. At any rate , when he mnde a third that day In n group otherwise consisting of Mrs. Browne and Captain Lawton the latter Inwardly cursed the Inclination of the subaltern to talk of cross country hunts in England , rough riding on the plains and wild dashes over the African karroo. All the more violent was his emotion as be saw the rare color come into Fair- fas Browne's face. "He was the best rider I ever saw , " Charterls said at the conclusion of one of his stories , "n big , gypsy lookIng - Ing chap ono of those men who don't seem to come from any place In par ticular , though I believe he was born in New York ; chap that was always sure to do great things some day , by Jove ! " Charterls' eye had fallen on a para graph In the pnper on his knee. "What Is it ? " inquired Mrs. Browne , interested. "Tho very ninn. lie's in Brighton- Just back from South Africa. " Nobody noticed thnt ns the group Bcpnrutcd Bobby secured the newspa per nnd studied it carefully. Arrived at the hotel , he begged the clerk for a sheet of paper , an envelope and n stnmp and , producing a stubby pencil from his trousers pocket , com posed n letter , sitting on the back ve- rnndn , while Kitchener mnde love to the cook. When the letter was done , he nddressed It in n scrawly but dis tlnct hand to "Mr. Edward Wliarton , Brighton , England. " The letter rnn as follows : Denr Mr. Whorton-Mr. Chnrtrla told about you and I like you my father was cavlry offcer to and I dent like the n vy ono bit nnd I Uont want a navy man fur my new father 1 think Klckncr ntul Id rather Imvo you f youd Ilko It 1m Hiiro Mnmn nnd you would be crate friends Yours with hive lltikKUT FAIRFAX IIUOWNU. "By Jove ! " paid Whartou. nnd he threw back his head and laughed a splendid , ringing laugh that consorted well with the gleam of his white teeth j n , the dusk of Ids beard and the Hash of his deepset dark eyes. "This Is cer- ialnly uncommon. It must be Char t terls ( of the hussars , and let's see ; ! : hat's a Schcvcnlngcn hotel. I'd like to see the boy again. I'll run over there after I've been to London. " Some days later Bobs and Kitchener took It Into their heads to play In an empty boat. Kitchener found the boat , nnd Hobs led the way Into It. Then It gently parted company with the land nnd drifted away. The place was al most deserted at that time of day , and Bobby , half frightened , half elate , held his peace , wondering If It would he manly to call for help. A sudden gust of wind struck the craft , and some how or other the two went over the bide just as Captain Lawton and Mrs. Browne came strolling along the pier. Mrs , Browne gave a cry of terror. "It's Bobby ! " she exclaimed. A moment's hesitation was all that saved Captain Lawton's Immaculate garb , and In that Instant a huge , swift moving form went by them , dropped Into the water with a tremendous splash and swam with strong , assured strokes toward the dots In the water. U was all over In a minute , and Mrs. Browne , all regardless of soft silk dra peries and floating laces , had Bobby In her arms , and Lieutenant Charterls , who had come running up , was saying : " 'Pon my word , Bobs , you and Kltch cner" Then his eye fell upon the rescuer , nnd ho broke his sentence off In the middle to grab the hand of the big , tall , very wet man who had dropped his traveling bag to take an Impromptu swim. There were Introductions and handshakings and tears. When Bobby heard the name of Wliarton , he stared round eyed , nnd when Wliarton heard the name of Bobby he , too , said , "Up on my word ! " to himself. Perhaps all this had something to do with the fact that when on the follow ing evening Captain Lawton came for his final answer to his suit the pretty widow knew her own mind and an swered him with n gentle but decided "No. " At about the same time Wliarton was confessing frankly to his friend Charterls that he was howled over for the llrst time in his life , and would there be any chance for him ? That naval otllccr , you know Charteris grinned. " 1 don't think you need worry about him , " said he. "Co In , old chap , and here's luck. " The rapidity of Wharton's courtship shocked the whole place. It was not more than six weeks after his first ap pearance that he was walking In tht twilight with a charming , gay gowned dame , and she was saying In that delicious ' soft voice of hers : "But it wasn't all what you did that first i day. Edward , though I'd have been 1 friends forever with any one who bad 1 saved Bobby's life. It was Just 1i that i you were you , and don't you think it was fate ? " "I think , " said -Wlinrton , with n twinkle in his eye , "that It was the machinations of Bobs. " And then he told her. The Liivlfrr Mnti'li. It Is to Mr. Isaac Hidden , member of parliament , that wo owe the inventloi of the luclfer match. This discover } was , he himself has told us the resul of a happy thought. "In the morning I need to get up at1 o'clock In order to pursue my studies , and I used at thn time the flint and steel , the use of which I found a very great inconven ience. Of course I knew , as othoi chemists did , the explosive materia that was necessary in order to product instantaneous light , hut it was verj dllllcult to obtain n light on wood by that explosive material , and the hie : occurred to me to put sulphur under the explosive mfxture. 1 did that ant" showed it in my next lecture on chem istry , a course of which I was deliver ing at a large academy. "There was , " added Mr. Holden , "n young man In the room whose father was a chemist In London , and he Im mediately wrote to his father about it. and shortly afterward luclfer matches were Issued to the world. I believe that was the first occasion that we had the present lucifer match. I was urged to go and take out a patent immediate ly , but I thought It was so small a mat ter and It cost me so little labor that I did not think It proper to go and get n patent ; otherwise I have no doubt it would have been very profitable. " lly One Arm. "It Is n matter of surprise to me , " re marked a man who Is a keen observer , recently , "that hnlf the children of this country do not grow up minus nn nnn. " "But wherefore ? " asked the person to whom he was speaking. "Here Is nn Illustration , " continued : the first speaker. "Do you see that ' woman walking with a little child ? Now , notice her when she crosses the street. " At the crossing the woman lifted the child by one arm. It dangled In the nlr , and Its feet did not touch the earth until It was across the street , when the mother dropped It on the sidewalk. "Well , the nnn held , didn't it ? " "But , " continued the philosopher , "I was nfrald at one tlmo It would be . wrenched from Its socket. Now , thnt Is n sight yon can witness every hour In the day mothers dragging children out of street cars , across the streets or up a flight of stairs by one arm. I . . wonder how the mothers would like It If a being four times as large as them selves should suddenly swoop down and lift them by one arm. I'd like to sue it tried once , I just would. " .NATIONAL I L PHANTOMS GHOSTS THAT HAUNT THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL. A Story of Siri-lcrn | Tlntt Ntulk nt Muht AVIiru ( InHnllN of l. 'ifl li > - tlou Arr ( iloomj- mill Di'xrrlc'il , IIM Told ti ) Ono of tlu > Olil ( iuarilN. Like most repositories of good stories , he ancient man who has spent dec ides as a guard In the capitol In Wash- ngton did not yield up the fullness of : ils narratory riches without a struggle. "It's unpleasant to be made n mock of by the skeptical , " he protested. "Do vou bi'lleve In ghosts , young man ? " If answering In the alllrmatlve be gets an Interesting tale , I do. " returned he writer. "Well , starting on the premise that vou do believe to some extent In the supernatural , I will admit you to my confidence , " resumed thu old guard , nnd hero goes for the authentic yarn if the spooks that haunt the nation's apltol : "In the long , monotonous watt-hen of the night Innumerable are the spooks , liohgoldlns and the eerie , vapory things which glide from the shadowy nooks and crannies of the Intangible nowhere to people the capltol's vast stretches of darkness. Of course you know of the extraordinary acoustic freaks which obtain In many parts of the great building how a whisper , a lireathcd word at one particular point Is audible at another scores of feet dls tant ? Yes. Now , at night these acous tic spirits simply go mad. Where they by day were pygmies they expand Into giants , and n whistle , n sudden sound , a footfall , resolves Itself Into a pan demonium. "Weird , terrifying noises beat upon the eardrums of the watchmen as they pursue their lonely patrols through the seeming miles of corridors , and then the spooks , the shades of the nation's great , the astral bodies of those that tolled In obscurity for the nation's good , dodge the watchmen's step , some grand nnd awful In their speechless dignity , some creeping humbly about In npologetle silence , some laughing , some sobbing , but all of them horrible -horrible. " The old man paused to muse. "Do you know , " ho said , breaking Into his own reverie explosively. "Kelt. XI Is a date dreaded by many of the capitol night guards ? It was on this day , In 1818 , that John Qulncy Adams died In the chamber of the house of representatives , now Statuary hall , where the exact spot Is marked by a brass tablet. Promptly at midnight on every anniversary of his death the shade of John Qnlncy Adams appears in a sort of phosphorescent glow over this brass tablet. Oh. dozens of guards have seen It from time to time as well as I. anil I can refer you to many of them for alllrmatlon of my assertions. "Once over the spot the shade begins to gesticulate , after the manner of n member addressing the house. Then. all of a sudden , the line face becomes distorted and agonized , the gracefully waving arms fall convulsively , and down sinks the shade with all ( lie movements of an expiring man. Then tlie phosphorescent glow fades away , and the ethereal elllgy dissolves. "Hut. although lost sight of. Its pres ence Is still made known hy the'clump. Hop , clump , flop. " of invisible foot falls departing down one of the long vacant corridors. "Stranger than this Is the ghost of the entire congress of 18-18 , which ap pears In vigorous If spooky session ev ery once In awhile In Statuary hall , the old hall of representatives , as I have previously remarked. Inaudible , but spirited , are the debates ; energetic to the bursting point of vehemence are the silent political dissensions. Pro voked hy a doubting Thomas , a mem ber of the capitol night watch several years ago made aflldavlt that he had seen this ghostly congress in session. Yes , he was a sober man and true. "The shade of General John A. Lo gan Is a frequent visitor at the capitol. Almost every alternate night at half past 12 o'clock this ghost materialises at the door of the room occupied by the senate committee on military and militia. Silently the door swings open , and out steps the looming and lumi nous presence , to stalk In stately dig nity away Into the swallowing gloom. This Is a favorite phantom with the guards. Its conduct Is exemplary. "Then there Is the shade of Vice President Wilson , who died In his room In the senate end of the capitol , you will recall. Its peregrinations nre few and desultory. When It does come , there Is nlwnys nn expression of con cern and self absorption in the ghostly face. The movements of the vapory body nre restless nnd hurried. "All of the older members of the night wntoh nre well acquainted with Vice President Wilson's apparition nnd never fall to snlutc It , although , truth to tell , the shade remains haughtily In- different to their deference. This spook rarely falls to put In nn appearance when the body of a dead legislator or statesman of national renown is lying in state in the capitol. "Deep In the subccllar vaults spooks of lesser magnitude revel In hordes. Immediately bcnenth the hull of rep- resentativcB every night Is to be found n tall , erect , gaunt specter , whose Iden- tlty tins remained n mystery for years in spite of unceasing efforts on the part of the night watch to uncover the secret of Its origin nnd nnteced- . ents. Its hands nre clasped behind its transparent baA In n convulsive clutch , and the face evinces n condl- tlon of emotions prodigiously wrought upon. Many attempts have been nindo by guards with rubber soles on their Bhoea to catch this wraith unawares , but failure la the Invariable result. PrcBtol It has blown Into thin air be- fore the sleuthing watchman Is within forty feet of It" New York Herald. l . r Hi * Knriv. It was a ec.nlested will cane , and our of the witnesses In the course of giving his evidence described the testator mi nutely. "Now. sir , " said counsel fur the de fense. "I suppose we may take U , from Hie Mattering description you have given of the testator , his goml points and his personal appearance generally , that you were Intimately aeiiialnted | with lilmV "Him ! " exclaimed the witness. "He was no acquaintance of mine. " "Indeed ! Well , then , yon must have observed him very carefully whenever you saw him ? " pursued the examining counsel. "I never saw him In my life , " was the reply. "Now. now , don't trllle with the court , please. How , I ask you. could yon. In the name of goodness , describe him so minutely If you never saw him and never knew hlmV" "Well , " replied the witness , and the mnlle which overspread Ids features j eventually passed over the court , "you see < , I married his widow. " I'rlinlll v < - SlfilH , i From history we learn that the hoys i In the time of ( Icorge III. coasted on sleds made of a small hoard , with beef hones as runners. Hut these drop ped out of sight when an Inventive gen Mis hiilll one out of a barrel stave , for his Invention was extensively copied. The barrel staves were called "Jump ers" and "skippers" and were made of a single barrel stave of moderate width , to which was nailed a twelve Inch seat post about amidships. A piece of barrel - rel head constituted the seat. To navi gate this craft required no llttlo skill , the revolutions performed by the rider while "gettln' the hang of the denied old thing" being akin to the antics of a tenderfoot on a bucking broncho. A more stable and docile Jumper was made by fastening two or three staves side by side , hut these were not con sidered as fast travelers as the single staves. Outing. IVheii tlnilirrllnii Were llciivj- . The great objection to umbrellas 100 years ago was their weight , and when It Is stated as a matter of fact that the very smallest umbrella then weighed no less than three and a half pounds It will probably be admitted that the ob jection was a Justifiable one. Instead of the thin rainproof fabrics which now form the covering of um brellas nothing better was known than leather or oilelotn. The ribs were of wood or whalebone , and such a thing as a steel rod was , of course , unknown. The stick was usually of heavy oak. in those days , too. many umbrellas hud the additional Incumhranee of feathers over the top , on the theory of "shed ding water olT a duck's hack. " Hut the oilcloth and leather umbrellas , notwlth standing the feathers , were apt to leak. Ilrrnnril Slum Mini ( In * .Minority. A good story Is told of Hernard Shaw. The occasion was the llrst production of ( "Arms and the Man" In London. The production was a success , and at the fall of the curtain there were clam orous calls for the author , to which Mr. Shaw was at length Induced to respond. The audience was still cheering , but then1 was one dissentient In the gal lery , who was "booing" with the full power of a pair of very strong lungs. Mr. Shaw looked up at this "glorious minority of one" and said very serious ly , "Yes. sir. I quite agree with you. but what can we two do against a whole houseful ? " She Coil 111 VHP Tin-Hi. An old lady on stvlng the electric light In the town for the llrsUtlmo was struck with amazement. After ga/.lng nt It for a space she entered a grocer's shop and askcdc " 1 say , mister , how do yon make that big light o' your'n ? I'm tired of burn- In' parallln. " The shopman replied , "Oh , it Is caused by n series of electric currents. " "Is it. now ? " said the old lady. "Then weigh me a pound. If they won't defer for lighting , I'll use 'em up for pud- din's. " Detroit Free Press. Dry mid Mi.Ut Air. A cubic foot of dry air weighs more than a cubic foot of moist air at the same temperature and pressure. The addition of vapor to a cubic foot of dry air enlarges the volume of the mix ture If the air Is free to expand , as In the atmosphere , and as the vapor has only about two-thirds the density of dry air at the same temperature and pressure the density of the mixture la less than that of dry nlr. Ciiunc For Wnr. A citizen walking past n butcher shop In n northern Kansas town saw the butcher nnd a customer rolling over the sawdust floor In n rough and tum ble fnhhlon. He pried them apart , and then learned that the customer had conirt to buy some dog meat and that the outcher had nonchalantly asked , "Do you wish to cat It here or shall I wrap It upV" I , t Inheritance. Suitor Permit me to say. Miss Flash , that In suing for your hand 1 nm re specting the wish of my late father Mtss Flash Beg your pardon , sir , but In this Instance you have Inherited your father's lateness. I accepted Mr. Foreman lust evening. Richmond Dis patch. The I.lmlt. " ( Vet does It mean ? " asked Penniless Prrclval , "where do song says , 'Drink "It means , " announced Wise Wilfred , "Oat de loldy klun rend do wine Hat , but dat'B as far as It goes. " A good epitaph IB nil right in iti place , but It comes BO late. Gnlveuton News. Two Others Wounded as Result cf Pierce Attack. 8TREET CAR DAMN IS HELD UP. Bandits Open Fire on the Clerko In the Office Without a Word of Warn ing Force Cashier's Desk and Se cure $3,000 In Canli. Chicago , AUK. > U.- Without a word Of warning , two m n were killed atrl two others wounded hy hold-up men at the barns of the Chicago ( "lly Hall way company , Slxly-llrst and State nt reels. The shooting was done hy three ; inn , who escaped alter uocur Ing $ : tOUU. Three of the men who were shot wori working In the cash ler's j ( olllco and the other was a motor man } asleep In ( ho outer olllco. The won In the olllcovet shot hefoio Micy were awaie of Iho robbers' i . - 4hco nnd the niotoimiin was killed as . he was rl.ilng from bench , whom ho bad been asleep. The dead : Frank Htewart , assistant chirk In cashier's olllce , shot through hotly . while stumllni ; at his den' ' dloil half an hour Itter ; John H. .lohnuoii , motorman , shot through head , died In ntnntly. The Injured : William H. ICdmond. receiving clerk , shot In left thigh while at his desk , will recove- ; Henry niohl. shot In the head , will recover. The robbers look no chances , hut dlnposeU < > f H the opposition of the employes hi-fore limy entered the of fice. Choo-'ltiR the tlm > when em ployes wore hiiitly tiiKiiKfd In balanc ing up the racclptn of the night , Just after the last conductor had turned In his money und loft the harnn , the rob- bfirs suddenly appeared at the rocelr- Inr window and bosun shootlnc. The first Intimation ( hone Inside the office had that anything was wroiiK WRH when they heard rhotn. The first bul let fired struck Stmvnrt and he Ml to the floor without a word. Illehl mid Kdmond. who were sitting near Stew art , turned to neo what W B the matter , but before they rould leave Mior ! chairs they were rendered hi'lploao by hnllots of the robbers. Johnnon , thn motorman. who was asleep on a bench , WUH shot and killed before he could cet on his feet. The robbers then broke open the door of the cashier's office with n fledt-o hammer and took from the d"Kh $ : t.00fi In hills. They then mnde tlielr escape. FOREIGNERS UNDER DAN. Harsh Measures Adopted by Venezu ela Against Claimants. Ciimuna. Venezuela , Sept , 1. A gib bet was erected In a street of thltt city on which was hung an elllgy rep resenting a foreigner and the populace heat the dummy with sticks amid shouts of "Heath to the foreigners. " Two leading traders , M. l'ala//.el , n Frenchman , and llerr Rprlck , a Her man , were recently arrested In Cludail HoIIvar hy order of President Castro for refusing to pay their taxes , which bad already been collected hy the rovo- unionists. Many other persons were also arrested on ( the samu charge. The French and Herman ministers at Caracas protcKtod and obtained the Immediate loleaso of tlielr follow , countrymen. Harsh Injustice Is being meted out to foreigners residing in the 'ulerlor of Venezuela , whore the local authorities are hunting down all foreigners who dare present claims against Vene zuela In accordance with the recent protocol. His Life Saved by Chamberlain's Colic , Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. "H.4. \ . 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" If you hnvo any trouhl with your stomach try n box of thcs tablets. Yon are certain to bo plcnsci with the result. Price 25 cents. Fo Halo by Klesau Drug Co. To Cure a Cold In One Day Take LaxatlvoHromoQulnlnoTablet. ' All druggists refund the money If I falls to euro. R. W. drove's slgnaM.r Is on each box. 2fic. When you feel constipated , hav sour stomach or biliousness , tr Here's Sweet Lnxatlvo Chips. The do the work. 10 and 25 cents. Fo snlo hy Klesau Drug Co. A Remarkable Record. Clinmhorlnln's Cough Homedy has remarkable record. It has been 1 use for over thirty years , during wide tlmo many million bottles have bee gold nnd used. It has lone been th standard nnd main reliance in th treatment of croup In thousands < homes , yet during nil this tlmo no ens has over boon reported to the manu fncturers In which It failed to effect a euro. When given as EOOII as the NERVES GAVE WAY PE-RU-NA CURED , Mrs.X.Schneider Mi-H.X.HchiiolU < rlIOI ! 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Y. , wrllus UH follows : "For tlirco inontliH I suffered with pain In thu biudc mill In Ilio region of tliu kidneys , and a dull , pressing sensation In Ihu iilxloinnii , iiiul othur symptoms ol pelvic ciiturrh. " Hut af lor talcing two liottlort of Peru- na I am ontlroly well , butter than 1 over was.Mrs. . Funny Khivwhilwhiir. Hend for "Huiilth and lloauty , " wrlU Ivn t'HCliilly ] ! for women by Dr. H. 11. llarlinun , President llurlinuu HanlCar- lain , ( Joliunliu ) , Uhlu. chllil ht'comi'H hoarse or even IIH soon an the croupy cough nppoarH , It will prevent tlii > nlti'if'U. It IB pk'UHant lo talie , many children like II. It cnn- InliiH no ( iplniu or oilier harmful sub stance ninl itiuy hi' given ; is coiillilonl- ly lo n hahy UK lo an ailnlt. l''or milo hy Kli'Kan Drug Co. The Pleasure of Eating. 1'ersoiiH suffering from Indigestion , dyH | ) ( > | iHlu or other stomach Iroithlo will llnil that Koilnl Dyspepsia Cnro digests whal yon eal and niakos ( ho stomach sweet. ThlH remoily IK u never-falling cure for Indigestion and dyspepsia anil nil complaints affecting tlu > stomach or digestive tract. When yon lake Kodol Dyspepsia C'uro ovory- thlng .von ' 'at tastes good , and every hit of the nutriment that your food contains IH assimilated and appropri ated hy the blood and tissues. Sold hy Klosan Drug Co. Owes His Life to n Neighbor's Kind ness. Mr. O. I' . Diiughcrty. well known throughout Mercer and Sninnur coun ties , \V. Va. , most likely rw s hlsllfo to the kindness of a neighbor. Ho was almost hopelessly allllctod with diarrhoea ; was at tended hy two phy sicians who nave him little. , If any , relief , when a neighbor hearing of his serious condition , brought him a hoi tic of Chamherlaln's Colic , Chol era and Diarrhoea Remedy , which cured him In less than wenty-fonr hours. For sale hy Klcsnii Drug Co. How are your hldnoys. ' It IH dan- MYOIIS to delay when the kldnoys aio sick. Kidney-Kilt' < arc the most won derful cure for all kidney and hack- ni'lio complaints. Try thorn. 25 cents. For sale hy Klesau Drug Co. MOTHER GRAY'S ' SWEETPOWDEftS for Children. Mother ( Jrav , for years a iinrxr In thu ClnMriMi'H Home n New } ork , trented children mic- ermfnlly with areir"1" " ' " " " " " ' NOW BEADY The Many Adventures of FOXY GRANDPA Including nil tlio merry pictures COD- talnod In the two vnliimen , entitled "Ailvnnttirod of Foxy Urandim" nuil "Fnrtlmr Advoutnriwof Foxy Urauil. Mr. Bcutdtzot ad ! to IHO ono day at lunch : "What do Ton think of a arlai of comic drawing' dealing with a grand- fntherand Idi twograniUouit ? " "Let thu fUBiidfaferbo the clever one of the trio , In moot of the other canei the yonuu folk have boon ntnartor than the old peoule utmn whom they played thiir jokeH , Lot's reverse it. " The next morn In * he came to my of- flee with sketches ( or half n dozen tt > rle * , and with the name "Foxy Qrand- l > a" in hliliead. The 8UCCOM of HIP tones In the New York Herald was Instantaneous , for who l > a not heard of "Foxy Qraudpa" anil "Uiinny. ' " . . The jolly old gentleman , dear to Krowu tieople a well as children , might almost bo called the Mr. Pickwick of comic plctnrm. plctnrm.EDWARD MARSHALL. To Grandfathers Who Are And To 1 hoto Who Are To He , I Merrily Dedicate Tide Uook. "I1UNNY. " Sent postage paid on receipt of ONE DOLLAlt hi currency or pot to 1 order ; no check ! received. L. B. HAMERSLEY CO. 49 Wall Street , New York.