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J. F. WALLACE, Publisher. WINSLOW, ARIZONA. ALWAYS MADE HOME HAPPY. In an old churchyard stood a stone, Weather-marked and stained. The hand of time had crumbled it. So only part remained. ■Upon one side I could just trace, "In memory of our mother.” •‘She always made home happy!”—this Was chiseled on the other. I gazed on monuments of fame, High tow'ring to the skies; J saw the sculptured marble stone Where a great hero lies; But by this epitaph I paused. And read it o’er and o’er; For I have never seen inscribed Such words as these before. ‘‘She always made home happy!” What A noble record left! .A legacy of mem’ries sweet To those whom death bereft. What testimony to her worth By those who knew her best; Engraven on this crumbling stone That marked their mother’s rest. It was a narrow resting place Among the humble poor; But they had seen their mother toil And patiently endure. They marked her willing sacrifice, As one by one she bore Her cross-like burdens up the hill. Till all her toil was o'er. So when God stilled her weary heart, Folded her hands so white. And she was carried from the home She always made so bright. Her children reared a monument That riches could not buy, The witness of a noble life, Whose record is on high. —Christian Intelligencer. «&?g» 'tie* -slfr i Bill’s Number One jf 4 I By Robert Halifax. jg; “n iLL! ” |J “Yus?” Bill jumped almost guiltily. He had gulped down his sup per, stored away the unsold vegetables, washed down as far as the ring round his neck, sneaked into the bedroom, . and was lost in round-eyed contempla tion of the five-weeks-old pink atom in there, when that queer sort of whisper - came through the doorway. “Bill!” She edged in farther. “Don’t yer love me? Ain’t you got the loveliest boy ever a man longed for? Or are you going to think more o’ the child than me now?” “You'll wake him! What d’yer mean, gal?” gasped Bill, taking the cutty from his mouth. “What do I mean? Ah! you know well enough. But we don’t want no words about it. There’s the boy —is he to go all his life with a number, like a convick? I don’t think! 1 s’pose you do know he’s got to be named and regis tered before another week —or didn’t you?” "Lumme,” said Bill, staring. “So he has. Blowed if I hadn’t —” “Bill, you know you’d forget your head, you would. But that don’t mat ter; there’s the child, and you know now.” She folded her arms, and looked up at the crack in the ceiling. “As I said, we don’t want no words, we’ve been so nice together; but I s'pose I may speak in my own house. I only ask what's the dear mite's name to be? his name, wot’ll mean one thing or t’other for him through life.” “Him? Why, Bill, of course—Bill Simmons,” said he—or rather, faltered it. “Didn’t I settle that long ago— so’s we needn’t change the name on the barrows.” “Oh! you did? Well, then, there never ain’t- no telling, is there?” and Airs. Simmons tittered a little hyster ically, as she fumbled behind the pic ture of Garibaldi. “There. I think it’s his mother’s place to settle that. So when you go to the registrar, you'll take this bit o’ paper, and see he’puts it down prop’ly. Here it is—and no words; er—Ermyntruda Marmaduke.” "Erming—what?” Bill swayed lip, his eyes goggling. “That boy ?” “That boy. Why shouldn’t he have a duke’s name as well as anyone? You didn't care: I did. Ale and Airs. Pipple ton found that name in a paper, and we . ain’t going back on it.” “You—give it here!” said Bill, hus kily, making a snatch. “Blimy, it’s a plant! You’ve left it till now so as —- Airs. Pippleton? Who’s she? I’ll break her blooming neck. I’ll—” “That’s it! Send the baby into a fit, along of your beastly temper. I knew how it would be. As sure as you stand there, Bill, that’s the child’s name, and so there.” “Ermyntruda Alarmaduke,” he spelled out, incredulously. “What, a kid that’s going to sell carrots on the kerb along o’ me! Oh, yes! ain’t we . springing up in the world. ‘One pen north o’ tunnip-tops, Alister Ermyntru da Marmaduke. and no stalk!’ Yus; I’ll see about that. Bill he was born, and Bill he sticks.” “So you say! Allow me to tell you, Mr. Simmons, that child's not going in the carrot line, nor any other; he’s go ing in the civil servidge, or not at all. where they go up and take their money and walk out again; either that or a beerhouse, so now! And as for Mrs. Pippleton, the best friend the child’s gpt. if you go down those stairs and make words between them, he—he shan’t have no name at all! And I’ll let him know every day as his own blessed father sat down and conspir oted to ruin him. Now!” She swung out. Bill stood staring at -the paper —a morsel torn from “The Bandit of Blue Gulch.” Ermyntruda . Marmaduke —he sweated even now at the very thought of being asked the nipper's name. Ermvn—Stewed eels and gin! It was past bearing. He caught up his cap and went down the stairs—quickly enough to catch Airs. Pippleton edging off. She had been listening, then. He clenched his fist as she snorted and clattered her tireirons. “Yus; for two brass pins I’d down yer.” he said, in a whisper. “I know you would; but there's only one in the house, as it happens. Hark w ho’ll do the downing! P'rhaps you’ll get off my oilcloth.” Bill strode down the street, his neck red and puffed, to the pub at the cor ner; Pippleton was calling for a pen north of shag when he felt his ear pulled. “What ho. Bill! what’s yours?” “Yus, I know all about that; I’ll buy my own. Now. what game's this —you and your’missus? see that there? —my kid’s name. That’s what you’ve bunged into her head between you; but it won’t come off—see?” “Ermyn ” Pippleton stared. “Not me, Bill. Take my oath 1 ain't heard nothink about it. Lumme! They’ve been and ’cocted it between ’em. Why, it’s a gal’s name, ain't it?” “No, yer fool, it’s a duke’s name; and I’m to go to the registrar’s and spit that out. Ale! Swop my bob. Pip, I don’t want no row, but I’ve got to have it out with your missus or someone be fore I’ve done. It's all her; my Harriet can't even read back’ards; you know that. I’ll—” “Don't you do nothink o’ the silly sort. mate. Wimmen are vvimmen— don’t forget it. You’re that dry —half old six with a head on, AHss! Now look here, Bill; I’ve got no kids, so I ain’t never had no bother; but they’ve got this idea into their heads. Well and good; you was a fool to kick. Go hom’e and say it’s the loveliest name you ever heard tell on, and you won't have no other at no mortal price. Then, to morrow dinner time, you and me —” The rest died in a dramatic whisper; but enough that they nudged each oth er, and that Bill rubbed his hands, stood drinks all round the bar and went home singing “ ‘What’s in a name?’ says Shakespeare.” Sharp as one o'clock struck that next day. Bill left his stall to itself and ran to meet Pippleton at the corner. Five minutes later they were pausing nerv ously outside the registrar’s office. “It’s all right,” Pippleton whispered. “How’ll they know? You met the reg istrar tearing along with a summons for not doing it sooner, and he wouldn't have that Ermingtrooda at no price— stuck out it was a duke’s patent fam ’ly name; and jest at the very last min nit you thought of ‘Bill.’ Who’s he? Come on.” Bill spat on both hands; they took off their caps, and walked into the pres ence of the great man, where he sat among his awesome volumes. They nudged and pushed each other for ward; and then at last Bill got rid of his lump and began. “ ’Appy New Y’ear t’ yer, sir!” (“I’m sure,” echoed Pippleton.) “Er —we’ve just called in to put down the buth of a newborn male child —not his, mine. Y’us.” “You mean a boy,” said the registrar, testily! “We only speak in that fash ion when referring to a demise. Any date?” “Date?” Another nudge and stare, and scratching of heads. “Well, there, now, blowed if I—oh! yus, fust o’ De cember —you know, Pip; I brought down the rent fourpence short. Yus. Name ? Bill Simmons, sir—B —i—1—1. Ah, of course. William, T should say. I ain’t used to this, guv’nor; don’t take no notice o’ me. Bill Simmons —that’s my name, too; 4 Fountain court, Shore ditch. ’Tater salesman.” “In-deed?” The registrar gTared himself, tiicked a few pages, and threw down his pen. “Upon my word, I don’t know' whether you people with your babies think the public records are kept here for a joke! Y’our child, sir, was registered three hours ago by its mother under the name of —of —ye-es, Ermyntruda Alarmaduke Simmons —■ sex apparently of no consequence. Ex actly; two women came, if you remem ber. You see how unnecessarily you waste my- time? Too late? Aly dear man, the child was only born once, I •1'! IK ggeiST&tn I ; ■ ® ,? - I I |,l' <?a «> “IT’S ALL RIGHT,” PIPPLETON WHIS PERED. “HOW’LL THEY KNOW?” suppose? I have provided one certifi cate of birth, don’t I tell you?” Deep into the silence the soft sarcasm sank. Goggle-eyed they stood for a minute. Bill white and Pippleton red. Then their feet started shuffling, and next moment they- somehow found themselves gasping outside. “You—you done this!” choked Bill, swinging his fist. “No lies; I say you done it. Lumme, I’ll—” “1 never. Bill! Me? Strike me lucky if I’ve said a word it was in my sleep, when | you never don’t know. The missus saystome. she says: ‘Ah. you can larf— so can we.’ Swop me bob. Bill, 1 hadn’t opened my blessed mouth that much Hill, you're never going off that ratty over nothing? Can I help my missus? Air. t 1 had all my vegetables off you since when? Well, there!” “\\ hat did you marry her for?” asked Bill, hotly; but he stopped. “For two pins 1 d go and kick a coppt r an’ get run in. I would. To think my nipper— let go!” “Shan’t! He’s all right—fat as but ter. Now, choke it down and come on. M hy, here, you chump, you can get your own back over this a knock-art. Ha, ha. we never thought of that! Lumme, Bill, we’ve got ’em set!” “Have we? How? More o' your kid?” “Afy kid? N'o, ypu mug, can’t you see? Why, next time—” A whisper, a wink, and the two went off roaring.—St. Paul’s. An Epitaph. The following is a good epitaph story. An old Yorkshire farmer died. The funeral being over, the .vidow decided j to have a tombstone that should do credit both to the deceased and herself. To the local stonemason she explained her wishes: “I don’t want nothing out of til’ way, but handsome and simple, like this: ‘William Wilson, died Octo ber the fourth, 1896. Aged eighty-five. “The good die young.” ’ ” —Academy. SHEEP DOG’S INTELLIGENCE. Some Interesting Experiments Per forineil nt the Trials of the Collies. Since the introduction of sheep-dog trials in \\ales and England, this high ly interesting and instructive sport is becoming yearly more popular. On a fine day it would indeed be difficult to find a more interesting sight than the highly trained shepherd’s dog, or col lie, working the little flock of three of the wildest sheep over the course in a most wonderful manner. The friendli ness and jovial good-humor of the own ers of dogs toward one another are in marked contrast to the jealousies so often present at sporting meetings, added to which the fresh air, healthy surroundings and gay throngs go to make a thorough day’s enjoyment. The shepherd working the dog stands at the post, from which he is not allowed to move more than six yards. At a given signal three sheep are liberated from the pen; the shep herd then sends his dog to the sheep, which are to be driven in the direction fiulicated by the arrows and between the hurdles; if any of the sheep go out side the hurdles the dog must bring them back and take them the proper course, to the triangular pen of three hurdles, which has an opening of 22 inches, or just wide enough to allow one sheep to enter at a time; he has then to pen them, the time allowed being 13 minutes from the time the three sheep are first liberated. The worker of the dog is allowed to assist, without, how ever, touching the sheep when the dog has brought them up to the pen. The shepherd works the dog almost entire ly by whistling or motions. Often the sheep separate at the commencement; the dog has then to bring them to gether and start with his charge at the proper place. The competitor may be successful in driving his three sheep up to the pen at the end of the trial; he has then had a most difficult task, and the utmost patience and skill are then required, as only one sheep can enter at a time, and the other two will often go outside the pen. It is then the dog’s sagacity is shown.. He will crawl on his belly like a cat, and quietly drive them inch by inch until he gets them in the opening and the three jostled into the pen. Another innovation has lately been introduced at some trials. The shep herd marks three sheep, which are driven among a flock of about a hun dred or more. The clog has then to find the marked sheep and bring them from among the others, which he does, showing wonderful sagacity and intel ligence in doing so. 1 n training collies, the young dogs are generally taught by- accompanying old dogs. Alonths of patient toil are re quired to fit them to compete at trials successfully. The young dog is very wild and apt to overrun the sheep, in which ease the shepherd often has to devise a means to hold him in cheek, which he does by tying up one of his front paws with his pocket handker chief around the dog’s neck, thus leav ing the dog only three legs to run on, and it is surprising how soon the dog understands its meaning. Ludgate (Eng.) Alagazine. A STRING OF DON’TS*. Some of Which May He Helpful If Re in mb ere cl and Put Into Dully Practice. Don’t eat candy in the theater if it necessitates rattling paper during the performance. Besides it is bad form to eat in public. Don’t let your dress drag when walk ing down stairs unless you want to add materially to vour collection of mi crobes—to say nothing of the dust. Don’t worry because there are half a dozen freckles on your nose. No one wi« notice them if you don’t call at tention to them. Eesides, they have probably- been there all winter. Don’t order more than you can eat simply because some one is looking at y-ou. Independence is more to be ad mired than extravagance. Don’t wait for inspiration to say something graceful when you walk up to congratulate the bride. Impromptu speeches are always more successful when they are prepared beforehand. Don’t scowl at the conductor if he fails to let you off at the right corner. A sweetly resigned look will draw the sympathy of the passengers and an ath letic apology- from the pasteboard col lector—but if you look cross and ugly, they’ll smile and think it a good joke on you.—Detroit Free Press. Like a Lady. 1- ranees, said the little girl’s mam ma, who was entertaining callers in the parlor, “you came downstairs so noisily That you could be heard all over the house. You know how to do it better than that. Now go back and come down the stairs like a lady.” Frances retired, and after the lapse of a few minutes reentered the parlor. “Did you hear me come downstairs this time, mamma?” “No, dear. 1 am glad you came down quietly. Now don’t let me have to tell you again not to come down noisily, lor I see that you can come quietly if you will. Now tell the ladies how you managed to come down like a ladv the second time, while the first time you made so much noise.” “The last time I slid down the ban isters,” explained Frances.-—Harper’s Bazar. Gloves Sewed iji Pockets. The weather being too hot lor gloves in the street, the mirrors of fashion are carrying hand coverings in their side pockets, with the tips of the fin gers sticking out. This is just to show that they’ve got a pair. Constant watchfulness is required to keep the things peeping out the correct dis tance. as they- are inclined to weaken and slip out of sight. Young Aan Xor den has overcome this by sewing the linger tips of a new pair of cheap gloves iu the top of his pocket. It reminds one of the old-time dandies who wore the corner of a handkerchief where it could be seen. Those who did this “sported” red neckties, and often the handkerchief was not fit lor polite so ciety to gaze upon. Happily these old fools are dying out.—N. Y. Press. Very Likely. It is easier lor some men to accumu late a million dollars than it is for oth ers to accumulate debts amounting to half that sum.—Chicago Daily News. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. English-speaking people are said to have the best foreheads and eyebrows, The Alonadnock block, Chicago, is said to have a daily population of 6,000. High cheek bones always indicate great force of character in some direc tion. Airs. Elizabeth Skeats. who died re cently in London, was the mother of six policemen. Ponies have an average weight of 440 pounds; that of horses varies from C6O pounds to 1,540 pounds. The most extensive cemetery in the world is that at Rome, in which over 0.0-00 human beings have been interred. An analyst has made the discovery that California roses contain 20 per cent, more perfume than those grown elsewhere. • The original draft of the confederate constitution is in the possession of I.ongstreet Hull at Athens, Ga. Air. Hull is a grandson of Thomas It. R. Cobb, chairman of the committee who drew the document. Several stage-loads of Readville (Afass.) people, who thought they -were having a free ride from a real estate sale in a neighboring town, gave up a total of S7O to a footpad masquerad ing as a fare collector. Funerals on Sunday are discounten anced by 15 clergymen of New Bruns wick. N. J., not only because of the un necessary- and uncalled-for strain upon them as clergymen, but because of the amount of Sunday labor required of laboring men who need rest. DRIVING OXEN TO KLONDIKE. Fifteen Months In Goins Half the Distance from Edmonton to Dawson. • G. W. Lang, of San Antonio, Tex., and his partner undertook to drive a herd of cattle and horses to the Klondike. They' started in February, IS9B, with 50 head of steers and 30 horses, from Ed monton, Northwest territory. The out fit is now at Dead wood lake, 1,400 miles on the way to Dawson City. Half of the oxen are still alive and nearly- all of the horses. If they are reasonably success ful they will reach their destination next fall. Knowing the perseverance of the men, it is safe to presume they will get there, even though they drive but a single emaciated ox to the slaughter house at Dawson City. With two or three helpers Lang and his partner started on their long jour neys of over 2,000 eventful miles, about the middle of February, IS9B. They took the trail leading to Athabasca Landing, thence tip the Athabasca and Little Slave rivers to Lesser Slave lake, a distance from Edmonton of 300 miles. “It was while resting our horses at this post,” says a traveler, who has re cently returned from the Klondike, “that we first saw them, with their long string of yoked oxen, slowly, patiently hauling their loads. They did not ap pear to strain, but by reason of their ponderous weight alone the sleigh fol lowed their slow deliberate steps. The men were weary when they reached that point. For a month they had been up at four a. m. to feed their stock, and were in a state of constant activity un til long after dark. During the day they traveled continuously, never stopping at noon for lunch, but eating their hardtack as they walked. Already one of the men had played out and was forced to return, thus increasing the hardships for those remaining. “On being asked as to their rate of progress one of the party' responded cheerfully: ‘Oh, we get along very well. 4 Some days we make as high as 10 or 12 miles.’ ” The usual daily average for prospect ors with horses is from 20 to 25 miles. The drivers did not stop at the post sta tions. Rest was not considered in their schedule. Each steer was packed with from 200 to 300 pounds. Having cloven pointed hoofs, they sank into the trail, and often had to be pulled out with ropes. The last news of the party- reported them to be spending the winter at Dead wood lake, where they hadx stopped in the fall, early- enough to put up a lit tle hay for the stock. Lang had died on the way-, but his partner was deter mined to push on to Dawson City.—Chi sago Inter Ocean. A Modern Malnprop. Os the western world was a modern Airs. Alalaprop, pretty-, amiable and rich, who sat to the author for her por trait. “She told me,” she say-s. “that her husband ’hobnobbed’ with every body and told such ‘cotton wool’ (cock and bull) stories; that a girl she knew was training to be an ‘archdeacon’ (deaconess); that she was obliged to part with her coachman because lie was such a ‘gay Othello;’ that she had In dian rubber ‘tiles’ put on the wheels of her carriage; that a man she knew was a regular ‘marmoset’ (martinet) in his own house; and a certain title always descended from uncle to nephew, as they invariably died ‘childish.’ Among the numerous celebrities whom Aliss Alerriek met in India was Lord Roberts, whose antipathy to cats gave rise to a little story- of metempsychosis. On one of his homeward voyages Lord Roberts ‘asked to have the cat removed when he came on board ship,’ and a stranger, not knowing who he was, said to Lady Roberts: ‘Don’t you think that little gentleman over there must have been a mouse in a former state?’ ” —“With a Palette in Eastern Palaces.” Where Pie Is a Delicacy. The people of Bulgaria are cordial to strangers. In visiting a Bulgarian home you are expected to take off your shoes and put on your hat. At the dining table the entire family sits cross-legged upon the ground around a table not more than a foot in height. Meats, vegetables and other edibles are cooked together and so served. There are no potatoes in Bulgaria. Pie is given the greatest distinction at the dining table, and it is considered ill mannered for one to accept a cut when it is offered the first time. After two or three entreaties you may then accept a portion.—Cincinnati Commercial- Tribune. A Mean Disposition. Alotlier —Why don’t you try to be good like Willie Smith ? He studies hard in school and does not try to have fun. Johnny-—Yes he does, ma. He gits his fun out of tellin’ on the rest of us and seein’ us git licked. —N. Y. Journal. Great Tammany Leader. [The Catarrh of Summer.] Congressman Amos J. Cummings. New York, Oct. 11th, IS9B. Pe-ru-na Drug- M’f’g Co., Columbus, O. Gentlemen —Pe-ru-na is good for ca tarrh. I have tried it and know it. It relieved me immensely- on my trip ta Cuba, and I always have a bottle in reserve. Since my return I have not suffered from catarrh, but if I do I shall use Pe-ru-na again. Meantime you might send me another bottle. Yours, Amos J. Cummings, M. C. Summer catarrh assumes various forms. It produces dyspepsia and bowel complaint. It causes biliousness and diseases of the liver. It deranges the kidneys and bladder. Summer ca tarrh may derange the whole nervous system, when it is known to the medical profession as a systemic catarrh. Pe ru-na is a specific for all these forms of catarrh. Pe-ru-na never disappoints. Address Dr. Hartman, Columbus, Ohio, for a free book on summer catarrh. THE LEGAL VIEW. In determining whether or not a per* son is a habitual criminal under a stat ute making him such after two former imprisonments for felony it is held, in state vs. Martin (Ohio), 43 L. R. A. 94, that imprisonment terminated by un conditional pardon cannot be counted. The damages which a florist may re cover for injury to plants by escaping gas are held, in Dow vs. Winnipesaukee Gas and Electric company (N. II.), 42 L. It. A. 569, not to include any injury to his business reputation on account of sales of damaged plants, as'that is con jectural and too remote to be allowable. Describing land as “lying on the south side” of a nonnavigable river, which is also named as a boundary, is held, in Hanlon vs. Hobson (Col.), 42 L. R. A. 502, to convey land to the cen ter of the river. The question of the effect of bounding a grant on river or tide water is discussed, with a careful analysis of the decisions, in a note to this case. The serious conflict of authority on the duty of land owners to keep prem ises safe is considered in Ritz vs. Wheel ing (W. Va.), 43 L. R. A. 148, in which it is held that there is no such duty to wards trespassers even if they are chil dren, and that negligence to create a right of action in their favor must be so gross as to amount to a vvanton in jury. Do Your Feet Ache and Barn? Shake into your shoes, Allen’s Foot-Ease, ■ a powder for the feet. It makes tight or New Shoes feel Easy. ‘ Cures Corns, Bunions, Swollen, Hot, Callous, Sore, and Sweating Feet. All Druggists and Shoe Stores sell it, 25c. Sample sent FREE. Address, Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y. Far Back. Greene —What a far-away look that poet has. De Witt —Yes; he’s thinking of his last meal.—Cleveland Leader. Hall’s Catarrli Core Is taken Internally. Price 75c. The feet of other people help the cobbler to get ahead.—L. A. W. Bulletin. IN THE BARBER’S CHAIR. If you go into a barber shop and And them not busy, they say it is the first slack spell that day.—Washington Dem ocrat. A llolton (Kan.) barber advertises that he has “two complete sets of tools, one’for white men and one for Indi ans.”—Kansas City Star, Clergyman (as he gets out of the bar ber’s chair) —“That’s an awful doll razor you shaved me with.” Barber (one of the clergyman's parishioners) —“1 hope it isn’t quite as dull as your sermon was yesterday.”—Boston Cour ier. “Ever have your hair singed?” asked the barber of the man who has a thin thatching upon the top of his head. “Occasionally. Once a furnace blew r out on me, once i mistook gasoline for kero sene, and once the gas range exploded while I was investigating a leak.”—De troit Free Press. PRETTY LITTLE NOVELTIES. [From the Jewelers’ Weekly.] One of .the In lest novelties in ladies’ purses has a border of gold pierced work of exquisite design. A handsome collar buckle of gold is in the shape of two shells, each of which is set with a large sapphire. A handsome brooch, in the shape of a swan, is thickly studded with diamonds and pearls, a ruby serving as the eye. A handsome powder box of silver is triangular in shape. The lid is beau tifully enameled and set with semi precious stones. DR- MOFFETT’S ■ l eguiates the Bowels, I £fl mB iP papa 1 IHI Iren Makes Teething Easy. V 3 LLTUIM IIS TEETHIM Relieves tbs jf baenf JJ i J| gP f|gl 1 ill 10l Bowel Troubles of H ® ■ ■ “® ® 0f Any A^e ' ® TEETHING POWDERS Ask Your Druggist for it. § TO LOOK ON THE BRIGHT f InmuUuLLL % Q psln, dangrr or lon of time. New, Illustrated '£ &|Ofc OF ! rallWV«o| W booklet free, sealed, tells you exa'-t'v how 1 dolt. USE I c -«q r Dfi. H. WHITHER, r&SiS&Sa. fERk Earawtca. H| B 9) X Month and hxpenses; no experience A I f —» 1766 X “ ™ BBBHI SB g WHK.V WRITING TO ADVERTISERS TITLED BUSINESS FOLK. Lord Londonderry was the first peer to engage in the coal business. Lord Sudeley has a flourishing jam business, making a specialty of whoTe fruit preserves. The great banking house of Baring has produced several peers; the present head, Lord llevelstoke, shares his life between society and business. The marquis of Bute is one of the wealthiest men in the United Kingdom. He neither rides, races, fishes nor shoots, but be owns the only vineyard in the British isles. Lord Ardilaun and his brother, Lord Iveagh, are the head of the great clan of Guinness, known throughout the business world. They draw salaries bigger than the income of a prime min ister. To Lord Harrington belongs the dis tinction of having been the first peer who actually opened a London shop. He has a fruit store at Charing Cross, and the fruits and flowers grown on his estate are there offered for sale. “Big Four Girt! ’—Neely’* Spanish-Ameri can War Panorama. Contains 160 superb half-tone engravings, made from photographs taken of our Army I in Camp, on transports and in actual service, i Spanish and American Gun-boats, Cuba, Ha vana, Manilla, Landscapes, Architecture; shows the manners and customs of the peo ple of our new Islands; Pictures of our He ! roes —Dewey, General Charles King (known [ as Capt. Charles King, the author), Wheeler, . Hobson, Roosevelt, Sampson, Miles, Schley, Shafter, Lee, Brooks, Carroll; Groups of ’ Officers, Cavalry, Artillery, Infantry, Ships, ■ Rifle-practice, Spanish Soldiers, Insurgents, i Chickamauga, Jacksonville, Tampa, Last Farewell Letters Home, Hospitals, Clara Barton, Rough Riders, Santiago, San Juan. Manilla, the Beautiful Women of Cuba and Manilla. The Album is s£xß inches, weighs 12 ounces, printed on finest-coated paper. Sent FREE to any address in the United States, Canada or Mexico for 12 cents in stamps or coin, to cover postage and pack ing. Copy may be seen at any ticket office of the Big Four Route. Order at once, as the edition is limited. Address WARREN J. LYNCH. General Passenger and Ticket Agent, “Big Four Route,” Cincinnati, Ohio. Mark envelope “War Album.” Frnitless Ambition. “Did you see that pale young man calling out ‘Cash!’ at the ribbon counter?” “Yes.” ’’Fate’s awfully funny, sometimes. Ten years ago, when, we were boys together, his one ambition was to be a mighty hunter and catch lions with a lasso.”—Berlin (Md.) Her ald. Give the Children a Drink called Grain-O. It is a delicious, appetiz ing. nourishing food drink to take the place of coffee. Sold by all grocers and liked by all who have used it. because when properly prepared it tastes like the finest coffee, but is tree from all its injurious properties. Grain-O aids digestion and strengthens the nerves. 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