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THE MYSTERIES OF A DAY.
NOTABLE EVENTS THAT ARE CON TINUALLY TAKINU PLACE ABOUT VS. The Bread Fralt Tree -A lv, B ;rt,e(.e The Gold mad silver Dollar 'What Fire Does-Paris and Her People, Etc., Etc. The bread-fruit tree prows every where in Southern Central America, and ii a veritable forest king. It attains im mense proportions, the trunk often be ing from 10 to 12 feet in girth, nnd the branches reach out so as to cover a cir cumference of perhaps 100 to 1'tO feet. Its leaves are veiy large and thick, of a ri 'hdark green color on one side and a silvery tint on the other. Jn shape they somewhat resemble a broad vase or flower pot 13 to 15 inches long and 10 wide. The fruit, with which one tree will supply a whole neighborhood, looks like a small, oblong watermelon with a rouh rind, and takes a yellow ish tint when ripe. It forms an impor tant part of the food of the natives, who prepare it by s litting it open, putt'ng a small piece of fat salt pork in a natu ral cavity in the center of it for short ening and seasoning, and then baking it. The taste suggests something like a cross between bread and potato. Lark Copias, which is situated near Thebes in Becotia, covers an area of nearly one hundred square miles The French Company whi :h has been en gaged in digging a canal to drain it has a most finished its work and about two thirds of the waters of the lake will be drawn ol within the next two or three months. Hitherto this inland sea has been chiefly remarkable for the malaria and fevers regularly prevailing on its shores during the hot season. By its drainage, not only will this evil be per manently removed, but Greece will add to her territory many thousands of acres of arable soil of the greatest fertility. The lake is fed by the rivers coming down from Mount Parnassus whose waters are hereafter to be emp'.oyed, by help of a new system of canals, in ir rigating the surrounding country. Thk Russian empire contains 8S4 p ni , tiary establishments tat least that is the number of which the Administrator of Prisoners publishes any account). Their occupant on the 1st of January last year numbered 94,515 of both sexes, an excess of nearly 8 per cent, above the returns of the preceding twelve months. Of tliese persons, the ordinary houses of detention contained 68,000, the convict prisons 6,500, the reformatories 8,000 the prisons in Poland 8,000. The pro portion of women was less than 10 per cent, of the whole, but in the kingdom of Poland the women amounted to 16 per cent of the incarcerated (probably owing to their participation in political agitation). Nearly three-quarters of a million arrests take place in the year. A contributor to the St. Louis Globe Democrat, who has traveled through Mexico, Central and South America, s:iys United Stiies contractors and spec ulators always pay American rates of wages while Englishmen take advan tage of any local rates which may profit them. Thus in JMexico contracts are carried out side by side, and while American contractors pay $1 and $1.21 a day, European bosses pay 50 cents and 7 cents. It i just the same in the Ar getine Republic, on all the public orks there. Local labor is absurdly chc.np, aud English contractors pay just as little as they can, while Americans pay de cent rates all through, and in the long run come out the best, their terms at tracting all the best men ' Johjt Fletcher of Virginia City was awakened the other night by his mare, which had been running in a pasture with her colt. She came to the window and pawed and neighed. Fletcher j tried to drive her away, but she i wouldn't go. 'At length he noticed that j the olt was not with her, and he fol lowed the mare. She ran on ahead of 1 him continually turning to see ii he was coming, and thus led him to an old prospeft ,f into wtiich the col linii fallen. Yi ith. the nelpUfTlinghbors the colt was rescued, and the mother, hith erto very shy. was almost lrantic with delight. She followed Fletcher about, rubbing her nose against his shoulder, and gave unmistakable signs of grati tude. Lewh Morris of Virginia City, go ing home late at night, thought the light that came from a window in a cer tain house was caused by a conflagra tion. He stepped up, smashed the win dow, w ent in and was busily at work putting out a fire that had resulted from an exploded kerosene lamp when a door opened and a woman in white stepped into the room with a big revolve! lev elled at Lewis's head. "Don't shoot !" he roared. "Thunder and lightning 1 don't shoot! Can't you see I'm putting out this fire of yours ?" The woman didn't shoot, and Mr. Morris, having extinguished the flames, went home. That picturesque rural rite, sheep washing has got to go. Indeed it has gone, to a great extent, already. The Vcol Journal says it docs not know a single argument in its favor. The prac tice was inaugurated at an early day, and it is a relic of old times, when the wool shorn from the small flocks in the Eastern States was largely used up at home. Then it was necessary to wash either bef re or after shearing, to pre pare it for carding or spinning. Those days are past, and both the bheep and their owners ought to be glad of it. A Massachusetts newspaper tells the old story of Isaiah Thomas, who used to make almanacs. When he was preparing the one for 1780 one of his boys asked him what he should put op posite the "13th of July." J!r. Thorns, being engaged, replied, Anything, any thing." The boy, thus ordered, re turned to the office and set, "Kftin. hiii', and snow." The country was all amazement when the day arrived, for it actually rained, hailed and snowed vio lently. H. P. Lo.'G of Bedford, la., was one of a fishing party on the Nodaway. They ucd frogs for bjit and kept them in a can by the stream. In getting one Long slipped, and spilled the frogs and himself into the water. He threw out his band to save himself, and some- ' thing sharp went through his little fin ger. He jerked out his hand and landed a fiie-pound catfish, which the advent of the frogs had attracted, and one of whose spines had pierced hU finger. A Kcsstax who keeps a saloon in De troit and is very fond of caviare, which he has always asserted could only be obtained in perfection in Russia. Fent over to friends in St. Petersburg for a can of the caviare that was most popu lar in that city. Indue time the arti cle arrived, but on taking off the wra, pintrs he saw by the label on the can that it was put up by a cunning com pany in Detroit and was warranted to e made of the best roe of Lake St. Clair sturgeon ! A itti.ex of Bruce township, Ont.., who owns 300 beehive, had a warm ex perience a fe.v days ago. Sixteen swarms that came oil at the same time a 1 lit on one branch of a tree and formed one huirc roll several feet in circumfer ence anl about five feet long. He sep arated them, finding out each of the six teen queen bees, which he put irito a hive and gathered enough bees to make a swariii, until he had the whole six teen quietly settled in new hives. Have you ever noticed that if a car driver has a ho iday, or "day off,'' as they say at the stables ho will do noth ing on that day but ride up and down the ro d smd talk "shop" ail day to the driver, and he is one of the first to board an early car f Give a night watchman a "night ofT" and as sure as fate he will go and sit up all night, smoke and chat with the watchman on duty, and say next day, with a dignified air: "I was not 'on' last night." At the end of the first year conies the cotton wedding: of the second, paper; third, leather; fifth, wooden; seventh, wollen; tenth, tin; twelfth, silk and fire linen; fifteenth, crystal; twentieth, china; twenty-fifth, silver; thirtieth, pearl; fortieth, ruby; fiftieth, golden; teyenty-fjfth, diamond. Not since the lady dropped her glove to prove his love and he leaped among the lions wild and recovered it has a ' meaner task been set for a lover than that laid out for a young man in Caron j delet, Mo., whose sweetheart requested I him to drowu the large and vicious fam ily dog. lie enticed tho brute to a prec ipice overhanging the river and tiert a chunk of iron about his neck. A des perate struggle ensued and at its close the dog trotted home with the iron. A few hours later the young man's body was recovered from the river and a lynching party started in hot pursuit of the iamily dog. The movement of the Paris popula tion from within the walls to the sub urban communes, is shown by the late census, which complete the re sults for the whole of the department of the Seine. While with a total of 2,250,000 in Paris proper, the increase was only about 16,000 in five years, the l umbers in the suburbs rose from 522, 609 to 607,712, an augmentation of 85, 103. Lightning struck an oak in Tippeca noe county, Indiana, and tore it into splinters. It is said that each year's layer of the growth of the tree seemed to have been separated from the other and split into strips about half an inch wide. After comp'eting its work on the oak, the lightning ran thirty rods along a wire fence, melting the wire in many places and tearing each post out of the ground. Comparatively few people know what a gold dollar or a silver dollar is composed of. Neither coin is perfectly pure metal. The gold dollar t'00 parts fine and 100 parts alloy. ') he alloy is ninety parts silver and ten parts copper. The silver dollar is also 900 parts fine and 100 parts alloy, the alloy being copper. THE WASHINGTON FAMILY. Bent Prrley Pooro Tells Vm What He Haa Learned About Them. At the dedication of the Washington National Monument, invitations were sent to nearly 800 membersof the Wash ington family by direct descent or by collateral marriages. Thirteen gentle men bearing the name of Washington sat together on the floor of the House of Representatives on the occasion of the dedicatory services, and besides, in the galleries there were 30 ladies who claimed kindred with the family. Wash ington, of course, Lad no direct de scendants, but he had two half brothers and one half sister, as well as two full brothers and one full sister, all of whom had families. His sister Betty married and left a large family. His two broth ers, Charles and Samuel, both married and settled in the Valley of Virginia on large and most productive farms. Charlestown, the county seat of Jeffer son county, SVest Virginia, was named after Charles Washington. Ilis brother Samuel owned an adjoining plantation of nearly 2,000 acres of land. Samuel was married five times though he died at the age of 43. The d sendsnts of Samuel are very numerous. Those of Charles, however, are comparatively few. The Washington families are most numerous in Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky, but a considerable number of them reside in Ohio, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, California, and Georgia, where they have usually settled on the most productive larm lands. As an other characteristic it may be stated that they are unambitious for public position, but whenever they have fiiled places of trust they have discharged their duties with fidelity. The ability of Judge Bushrod Washington, a mem ber of the Supreme Court, and his able reports, will suggest themselves to the minds of every one. George C. Wash ington, who represented a Maryland district, was a man of fair ability. It was his son, Louis A Washington, who was captured by John Brown, taken to Harper's Ferry, and shut up with him when he was besieged by the United States Marines and taken. A few other Washingtons have studied law, and some medicine, but the greater number of them take to mathematics, suivaiig, and fanning. When they have engaged in merchandising it has usually been in connection with the management of their estates. Both the full brothers of Washington were deceased before the General. The General died possessed of large amounts of excellent land in Virginia West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsyl vania, and devised these lands to his nephews, who were, in onsequen.e) put ia posess'on of considerable estate, that made them independent, influen tial, and prosperous citizens in the neighborhtods where they lived. They nearly all married young and left fam ilies. The Washingtons have always been fond of the gun, and the most no ted horsemen of the sections in which they lived. Their personal appearance, as a class, has been characterized by tall, large boned frames, and strong, well-cut features. In their habits they are social and hospitable to a degree of extravagance. They have all been free, good livers, and ocafionally some have indulged too freely in spirits, but cases of inebriates among them are exc p tions. A Persian Bride. Although the bride was very young, having, at the most seen sixteen sum mers, rouge, alas, was no stranger even to her pretty face! Her hair, which was jet black and very long, was plaited into a number of tiny tails, the ends of which peeped forth from under the r.hatjat of folded white linen she wore on her head. Nothing can exceed the ugliness or becomingness of this head gear; it is merely a square piece of mus lin or cotton folded cornerwise, and tightly fastened with a pin or tiny broach under tie chin, with two ends hanging down the back, and the re making two falling over the breast. Over this again is worn the house veil, which envelops the whole figure; it is a large square or rounded piece of muslin or gay-patterned chintz, and is not fas tened on, but simply kept in its place by the arms. He voluminous skirt was of white and pink striped satin, handsome ly trimmed with gold lace, and reached only half way to the knee; the legs were bare. Often as many as twenty yards of silk or satin are employed for these skirts, wh'ch are gathered into a bund at the waist, and are worn over four or five petticoats very much stiffened. The more a skirt stands out the more fash ionable it is. The bodice is a loose sort of jacket of silk or velvet trimmed with gold lace, the sleeves are long, and ter minate in a pointed cu3 that turns back, reaching nearly to the elbow. This is worn over a calico or linen shirt. Al though all dresses agree in their lending features, and the fashions never change in the east as they do in the west, yet they differ to a great extent in detail, and afford a scope for the peculiar taste or fancy of the wearer. London Society. Washington B ardin; Houses. The Boston llerahl says the boarding house women of Washington are num bered by thousands. There are two classes of these. The first merely rent rooms, and the second give board as well. It is a great business at Wash in. ton for women to take large houses, paying from $ 75 to $300 per mouth for thorn, and then to sublet the rooms to single gentlemen or to families, as the case may be. They receive, as a rule, as much for their ground floor rooms as they pay for the whole house, and there have been instances in which women have made themselves independent by room renting. One hundred dollars and more is not an uncommon rent there for a eonnle of furnished rooms in a good location, and $50 to $75 are often gotten for two rooms on the second floor. A good third floor front room will bring $25, and a house that rents for $100 a month, unfurnished, will often bring in $200 or $250 if furnished and sublet, besides giving a room for the landlady. A number of landladies make money there keeping i onrdiuir houses, and tho one who entertained W. D. IIowclls during his last so journ in Wash ington has boon able to buy the house in which she lives, which is worth about $10,000, and is now st siting a new hotel near the Treasury. A PERILOUS VOYAGE. A Projected Trip Aronnd the World ia a Dory, Bath, Me. Nearly two years ago John Traynor, a sailor, started in a dory from this city to row across the Atlantic. The boat, which was 13 feet long, was furnished and equipped for the voyage by Dr. R. D. Bibber, of this city, at a cost of nearly $300. Since the unsuc cessful attempt of Traynor, who is sup posed to have been lost, as nothing has been- heard from him since leaving New foundland, where he put in for repairs irom a collision with a schooner, ur Bibber has received many offers from seafaring men to row across if the doc tor will furnish and equip the boat. None, however, appeared to him in per son until yesterday afternoon, when a stout, well built man walked into the doctor's o'fice. He informed the doctor that his name was Richard Chandler, and that his native place was Northamp ton, Mass., where he was born on Sept. 23, 1840. Chandler said he had made up his mind to row across the ocean provided a boat of the same class and equipment as the one in which Traynor made the attempt could be furnished him. "I have been in a dory since I was 10 years old," said Chandler, "and what I don't know nbotit that class of boats ain t worth knowing. I have f it a great interest in the attempts that have oeen made, and firmly believe that I can make the trip " "Crossing the Atlantic is only a small part of the voyage," said the doctor. "After arriving in England you are to go by water to Norway and Sweden, thence to France, Spain, and the Medi terranean; across the Red Sea, through the Suez Canal, across the Indian Ocean and Southern Pacific to Australia; thence to Japan and China, and fiom there by steamer to San Francisco, then overland to the Mississippi, where the dory will be put into the water for you to row down that river to the Gulf, and around to New York. It is a big undertaking, but I believe with the right boat and man it can be accomplished " "I feel like trying it," said Chandler. "For the past seven years I have been thinking of making the attempt to row a boat across the Atlantic, and I have come here to enter into an agreement with you Furnish the boat and I am your man." Chandler was told that it would be done. The date of departure has not been decided upon. The doctor is of opinion that it is rather lato in the season to make the boat this year. Chandler, who is a single man, is anx ious to start at once, and said if he had a suitable boat ho would start to-morrow. He seems bent on sroins over the route laid out by the doctor. Chandler was seen at his boarding house to a ay. tie said the necessary arrangements were nearlv nerfected for the trip, and be lieved he would be ready to start on the perilous voyage in about two weeks. The boat in which Chandler is to cross will be 12 feet long at the bottom, with about 14 feet gunwale She is to have watertight compartments built forward and aft. The only open space in her will be a cockpit in the centre. In width she will be 4 feet and in depth 30 inches Besides a large supply of food, she is to be fitted with life suits, cork pickets, life lines, a Boynton rubber 8'iit, and everything that can comfort the voyager. John Williams, of George town, " who built the dory Harold T. Bibber, in which Traynor sailed, will build the new boat for Chandler She is to be similar in build to that dury. Chandler's trip from Provincetown to this port was made in a leaky dory, and when off Seguin he came near going down. A heavy sea striking her started her to leaking very badly. When he reached the island she was nearly full of watei. Chandler says that he has no bad habits and uses no tobacco or intox icating liquors. ICE-BOUND IN MIDSUMMER. Unprecedented Want and Suffering; In Part ff Newfoundland and Labrador. St. Johns, N. F. A terrible state of want exists among the people all along the northern coast of this island ana in Labrador. Never be fore in the history of this lo cality has the northern ice extended so far south in such huge quantities. For three hundred miles off from the coast the ice is firm, consisting of gigantic bergs, which keep the temperature down to winter level. It was nearly July before Belie Isle was open. Tho inhabitants of that region are now hav ing theii first signs of spring, and in many places snow still remains. From Cape Bauld, Newfoundland, to Cape Muglord, ou the Labrador coast, there is one solid barrier of ice. No fishing has been possible, for no vessel has been able to approach or leave. The fish oil works are all idle, and the stored oil is being used for fuel. A large num ber of starving fishermen from Indian Harbor and Sandwich Bay have just arrived to implore food from the gov ernment and assistance for friends left behind Two of the men died in St. Johns, N. F., shortly after their arrival. They had a terrible time getting there, and having no boats, crossed the strait on floating ice. AVith September the winter sets in, and the frost will not then be out of the ground from last winter. On ac count of the lateness of the season no crops have been planted, and for several weeks past the unfortunate people have been living off their domestic animals. All the dogs and horses have been eaten. The Government at Ottawa has been notified. It is hoped that succor can be sent oveil ind before winter shuts up all the trails in the northeast territory. Help must come soon or Labrador will be depopulated. He wai 'Sensed. Down in the woods of the Chlckamau ga battlefields rabbits skurry from one brush-heap to another, and the squirrels chatter as they look down from their perches at men wandering from point to point in the openings. We were skirt ing Snodgrass Hill when we heard a gun go off, followed by a series of yells and whoops. Pushing into the woods a few rods we came upon an old darkey seated on a log with one pant-leg rolle I up. There were four or live tiny streams of blood running down, and it was plain enough that some scattering shot had struck him. As we reached him a colored boy about sixteen years old came out of the brush with a light shotgun in his hands, and the old man looked up and said: "Julius, look heah! l'ou has dun shot your fadder in de leg I" "Why, pap, I dun 'sposed you was a rabbit. I seed sunthin' movin' in de brush, an' I blazed away. " "'Zactly, Julius I correspond. You took an ole nigger weighin' 180 pounds fur a little rabbit 'bout a foot long an' jtet big 'nuff to make soup fur one! Julius, Ize gwine to show you de differ ence between a rabbit an' your fadder!" He had been cutting a green limb as he talked, and when he had finished he took the boy by the collar and played the "bud" to him until the young man jumped two feet high and sung out like a Salvation Army band. By and by we gently interfered to prevent further pun ishment and the old man held the boy off and asked : 4 Julius, does you see me I" "Yes, fadder." "Ooes you know me frum a rabbit V Yes." "Den you start fur hum an' pick up dat hoe an' make dat co'nfield ache, an de nex' time you go huntin' you holler off yer mouf befo' you sh ot otf yer gunl Gem'len, good miwnin', an' please 'scuso dis leetle disrupjhun." Bartenders who keep their money on the shelf behind the bar should be- j ware of young men carrying canes. Two ! such young men have been arrested in Boston, where they were stealing money by means of a very sticky substance ou the ends of their canes. It is estimated that the wine crop of California will roach 25,000,000 gallons, an increase of 10,000,000 over tho crop of 1885. THE IRON-TIPPED DIVER. TRIAL PLUNUE OF THE NEW TORPE DO BOAT NAYVTILUS. Half an Hour on the Bottom-Sin kins and Itislng at Will, From the New York Herald. J "Have you made your will?" "It's a splendid place to die down there of asphyxia." These were" some of the norve tickling comments hurled yesterday after a Ileratd reporter who chanced to be at Fort Hamilton, in the Narrows, and was about to undertake a weird trip to the bottom of the bay on board of Lieut. Zalinski's iron-tipped submarine torpe do boat, the Nautilus. The people on the dock could afford to be facetious; they were not going down into the depths. The reporter was, and his answering laugh therefore sounded a little forced and raspy, but it was well intended. The Nautilus had been "tied up" for a long time at the government pier at Fort Hamilton. Experiments have been carried on meanwhile with great activ ity'' by Lieutenant Zalinski and by Mr. Joseph Holland, an engineer, working under the direction of his brother, Mr. John Holland, of this city, who has perfected the engines on board. Y'cs terday's trial trip was intended to test the value of the experiments so long going on, and which it was judged had sufficiently progressed to warrant a "dive." The reporter asked permission to take this first dive. The Lieutenant said: "You can go if you think you want to chance it." The "crew" of the boat was promptly on hand. It consisted or one youthful, nervy fellow, selected for his utter disregard for the dangers of the deep, and who ha gained the appella tion of "The Dynamiter." Hedescended into the boat, which lay in the water, roiling easily on the long swells sent out by the oft-passing steamers. The little craft looked like a huge cigar a high-priced one and pointed at both ends, the reporter next followed the crew into the turret hole and was soon joined by Lieutenant Zalinski and the Holland brothers. In a few minutes the engine was started. The throb and thump of its working and the short puffs from the air valves were pmntully loud in the "cabin." This air compressor has lately been perfected, and, though the boat is not constructed with any other idea than to demonstrate the theory so long ago advanced that submarine sailing is practicable, a speed of nine miles has neen attained. It worked perfectly. The air is compressed by means of it until the tubes on the port side have a pressure of eighty-five pounds per inch and on the opposite something less. "Close the turret," said the Lieuten ant. A last look outside revealed a few soldiers and civilians on the wharf and a man lolling on his oars in arowboat watching the monster. In obedience to the order . the cap to the turret was swung around by an inside lever and stout clampj inside soon fastened it firm ly down so as to exclude the water. Only the light which drifted in through a bull's-eye and a row of small dead lights il.umined the cabin, and candles were indispensable. "Open your valve!" The crew turned a stopcock. Water from the bay rushed into the water chambers enveloping the cabin and into the diving bell, and the boat began to descend, with a slight tilting forward, where the eight hundred pounds in the diving bell helped to bear it down. On the inside could be heard the plashing and lapping of the water as the waves washed up within the walls of the turret. Then the water covered the shell entirely and the stern settled more evenly with the bow. The turret was soon half under. Down went the boat faster and faster, and in a moment more a wave washed completely over its top. That was a queer sensation. It caused the breath to come quick and short for a minute, and everybody tried to be jolly. "I've got a bucket of water here," volunteered the Lieutenant, "but we haven't any provisions." A nice prospect. It is very easy to sink a boat, but to raise her is the ques tion. And something to eat would be handy, in ase the diver could not rise, to last until search parties could haul it to the surfac e, for her machinery might not work right. And while these thouzhts "bobbed up serenely" in one's mind, the motion of the waves was no longer felt, for the boat was entirely submerged. The engine was not work ing and the boat was at rest on the bot tom of the bay. Thus was realized, though only in degree, Jules Verne's imaginative "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea." It needed only a sliding panel in the side to be opened and disclose the won ders of the submarine depths, i ish were perhaps nosing about the smooth sides of the conical craft in wonder or scurrying away from it in terror. lhe panel scheme would be a good one, but in lieu of it the "dead lights" were handy. No fish, however, were to be seen through them, but dead leaves and seaweed floated about beneath the s rfa e, moved by the outgoing tide. Looking up through the bull s eye in the crown or roof, the water was lighter. The Min s rays drifted down through it, making it tiansparent, and objects, like shadows, passing on the surface, cast below them a deeper shadow still, which looked queer in the weird greenish waters. The water was twelve feet deep thereabouts. 1 he Nautilus, submerged, ordinarily draws six feet. An easy cal culation showed the depth of the boat. A yacht might sail over it And now an old feeling became no ticeable. The compressed air liberated Into the "cabin" re dcrcd the atmos phere denser than under normal condi tions and there was a ringing in the ears of those on board Perspiration was forced from the skin, although the air Was not warm, and the reporter's collar began to wilt sadly. "Let us go up." Mr Holland finally suggested this very ca'mly. Would she "go up." Everybody awaited the result of the "or der eagir y. The fa'e of the boat, may be of its passengers, depended upon it. At a signal the crew opened a valve A sound of rushing air from the tubes in dicated that the diving bell was be ing rid of its wei ht of water. How quickly it was all done. Only fourteen seconds and relieved of only c00 pounds of water, the boat rose until the top of the turret shot into the light aud air above the surface. By manipulating two valves the water was driven from the water chambers to the diving bell and thence forced out side until eighteen inches of the roof of the shell were out of water and the tur ret could be undamped. The dense air in the boat rushed out of the opening, and the pressure of the atmosphere was reduced. The same strange ringing in the cars made the occupants of tlie boat sliye to that lact. 'lhe adventurous quintet were soon welcomed bv their friends on the dock. The vessel had been half an hour on the bottom. "That beats a Turkish bath all hol low," said one of them looking down at the perspiring divers. "That settles the practicability of the boat," said Lieutenant Ziilinsli. "It demonstrates that she can be directed, sunk and brought to the surface at the will of her captain, I am greatly pleased. " A citizen of Albany, Me., who had a hundred gallons of hard idcr in his cellar, was rather surprised when he re turned home and found his wife hnd turned the spigot to every c sk and let it all run out in the cellar drain. Tak ing a sober set end thought, he said he was glad of it. TnoMAs Miller, a twelve year old boy, of Troy, N. Y., got a piece of wire and threw it over the arm of an electric light "to get a shock," as he said. He got it He was knocked down, arose, fell again and again, and died. WHITE HOUSE EXPENSES. What It Costs to Care for and Maintain the President's Home. From a Washington Letter. Nearly every good housewife "cleans house" once or twice a year, and the mansion of the nation's Chief Executive does i ot escape the annual rejuvenation which is a characteristic of American home life. Unlike most private houses, however. the White House undergoes its overhauling in the summer time while its occupants are off on their annual outing. The work furnishes employ ment for a small army of servants for a fcore of days or more. Notwithstanding the fact that the mansion is kept in good order at all times, the annual house cleaning never fails to disclose plenty of work to be done, and sweepers, scrub bers and dusters hold high carnival during the continuance of their reign. The upper as well as the lower floor un dergoes the process of rejuvenation. The musty old books in the library, many of them dating back to the days of Dolly Madison and Susan Monroe, are all taken out and dusted. The two pianos in the house are tuned up, and when the doors are finallj opened to the public the house is in the most exquisite order and ready for another year's siege of dinners and receptions. As may well be imagined, it costs a very pretty penny to keep the establishment in order. The $16,000 for keeping the house in order for the next year, which became avail able on July 1, is not by any means all that has been, spent upon the mansion since President Cleveland took posses sion sixteen months ago. Mr. Arthur lett a large cash balance unexpended of the last appropriation durins'his term. according to a time-honored custom that the outgoing President shall leave a lump sum for the incoming President aKe aay v.hem-e.Xie may desire. Nothing new has been bought in the house since Mr. Arthur left it in such complete and beautiful order. It un doubtedly, though, requires a large sum to keep it in condition. The cleaning of the huge crystal chandeliers is a con siderable item of expense. The whole lower floor is lighted by these enormous crystals, each one with thousands of pendants. There are no less than three dozen of these chandeliers in the East Room, the Blue, Red, and Green Rooms, the two dining-rooms and the corridors, and once a year each one has to be taken to pieces and every part carefully cleaned and put back in its plai e. The care of the carpets and cur tains also require tho spending of money. The handsome lace draperies are toi n at nearly every reception, and these have to be carefully repaired, to say nothing of the taking down two or three times a year to be washed and darned. Some people wonder how the President can pay ut of his salary the numerous expenses attached to his office. There are separate appropriations. Besides his salary of $30,000, the esti mate presented to Congress this session asks for $30,054 additional, to pay the salaries of his subordinates and clerks. His private secretary is paid $3,250, his assistant private secretary $2,250, his stenographer $1,800, five messengers (each) $1,200, a steward $1,800, two door keepers who each get $1,200, four other clerks at good salaries, one tele graph operator, two ushers, getting $1,200 and $1,400; a night usher getting $1,200; a watchman, who gets $ii00 and a man to take care of fires who re ceives $864 a year. In addition to this there is set down $8,000 for incidental expenses, such as stationery, carpets, and the care of the President's stables. And further on, under another heading, there is a demand for nearly $40,000 more. Of this, nearly $12,500 is for re pairs and furnishing the White House, $2,500 for fuel, $3,000 for the green house, and $15,000 for gas and the care of the stables. The White House, all told, costs the country, in connection with the President, considerably over $125,000 a year, and at that rate it is cheaper, relatively to the work done, than the service of Congress. Married in Spite of the Freshet. THE PARSON STOOD ON ONE SIDE OF THE STREAM AND THE BRIDE AND GROOM ON THE OTHER. The high waters throughout North Carolina were the cause of a romantic marriage in Rockingham county, North Carolina. Mr. James Madison Stout and Miss Polly Miekle, one of the most beau tiful young ladies in the county, started to got married. They were accompanied by a small wedding party. When they reached Jones Creek they found that the water was so high that they could not cross. They were going to the parson's on the other side. "I'll swim across," said Tony Bush, the groom's best man, "and bring the preacher to the other bank, and he can marry you from there." He soon had Parson nazlett on the opposite shore. He gave him Jim's license and told him to proceed. "Join hands, my friends," shouted the parson, and from across the stream he made them man and wife. "Three cheers for the American eagle !" cried the groom, as he swung his hat in the air. "Parson, here's to the weather and heie's to the tide, and here's a kiss to the bonny bride! Tony, hand the parson that five dollar bill, and be on hand to-night to the iiolic at Mamma Stout's." "God bless you both!" cried the par son, cheerily, waving one hand and stuffing the money in his trouseis' pocket w ith the other. McClellan and Burnside. Among the accounts from various points of view of the battle of Fred eiicksburg, in the August Century, is one by General D. N. Couch, from which we quote as follows: "Toward even ing, on the eighth of November, 1802, at Warrenton, McClellan rode up to uurnsiae s headquarters to say that he had been relieved of the command of the army. Burnside replied : " 'I am afraid it is bad policy; very, very, very!' ".'t was just at dark. I had dis mounted, and, standing there in the snow, was superintending the camp ar rangements of my troops, while McClel lan came up with his staff, accompanied by General Burnside. McClellan drew in his horse, and the first thing he said was: " 'Couch. I am relieved from the com mand of the army, and Burnside is my successor.' "I stepped up to him and took hold of his h ind, and said, 'General McClel lan, 1 am sorry for it. Then, going around the head of his horse to Burn side, I said, "General Burnside, I con gratulate you.' "Burnside heard what I said to Gen eral McClellan; he turned awa7 his head and made a broad gesture as he exclaimed : " 'Couch, don't you sav a word about it.' "His manner indicated that he did not wish to talk about the change; that he thought it wasn't good poli v to do so, nor the place to do it. He" told me afterwards that he did not like to take the command, but that he did so to keep it from going to somebody manifestly unfit for it. I assumed that he meant Hooker. Those of us who were well ac quainted with Burnside knew that he was a brave, loyal man, but we did not think he had the military ability to command the Army of the Potomac. ".McClellan took leave on the 10th. Fitz John Porter sent notes to the corps commanders, informing them that Mc Clellan was going away, and suggesting that we ride around with him. '"Such a scene as that leave-taking had nevei been known in our army. Men shed tears and there was great excitement among the troops. "I think the soldiers had an idea that McClellan would take care of them wouldn't put them in places where they would bo unnecessarily cut up; and if a general lias the confidence of his men he is pretty strong. But officers ami men were determined to serve Burnside lov. ally." J THE ATTACKS SUMTER. HOW Ta- A Scene of Excitement In Charles ton I'artly llressed People Kuish ing Through the Streets. In an account of the attack on Fort Sumter Major De Fontaine tells, in the Souturii Bivouac, the condition of af fairs in the city of Charlcsto 1. He says : April 12th! The hour of action is at hand. It is not jet daylight, but every officer and every private in that circle of batteries is at his post. The curtains of the night are drawn aside, and as the bells of the distant city strike, one two three four a group of soldiers gather around a mortar at Fort Johnson. They little realize, however, that in those sil very notes rolling across the waters of the bay, they have heard the death-knell of eighty years of peace. Among the officers are Colonel James II. Chestnut, ex-l'nitjd f-'tates Senator; Colonel A. H. t hisholm, now the editor and p-oprietor of a min'ng journal in Ne.v York, and Major Stephen D. Lee, subsequently a Lieutenant General, the. aides of Beau re. ard, by whom the final note was con veyed to Major Anderson. Watch in hand, they await the approach of the half hour when the signal gun is to sound the tocsin of civil war; aud as the last second of the last minute is recorded upon the dial-plate, there is a flash of bright light, the thunder of a gun. and an eleven-inch shell traces its pathway toward Fort Sumter with a long, thin line of fire. Another quickly follows, and the chorus of battle is fairly opened ; the prelude to a mighty drama of revo lution. The first of these shells was discharged by Captain George S. James, and the second by Lieutenant Hampton Gibbs. The scene of that April morning in the city of Charleston will never be fully portrayed. Nor tongue, nor pen, nor canvas cwtP convey an idea of the reality in all of its details. Let the reader im agine a population startled from their slumbers by such an alarm. Lights flash as if by magic from the widows of every house, and in the twinkling of an eye, as it were, an agitated mass of people are rushing impetuously toward the water front of the city. Grave citizens, whose dignity under ordinary circumstances is unimpeachable, are at the top of their speed, dressing as they run, and sending up wild hurrahs as if they must have some such safety-valve for their enthu siasm or be suffocated. There are men sarin coats, women runs crinoline, and children in their night-gowns. "The Battery," of fashionable promenade, pre sents a scene of dexhabille in every style. And so. with faces pale, hair unkempt, and eyes sharpened by the strange fas cination of the weird spectacle, the im passioned multitude stand by the hour peering into the darkness and reading the progress of the fight by the flashing of the guns. Our batteries had all opened, or, to use the language of Colonel Ripley, "rung their breakfast bell for Major Anderson." For nearly two hours they pounded at the walls of Fort Sumter with desperate energy, but without eliciting response. Scarcely, however, had objects on the low coast become well defined amid the shadows of the morning when, as if wrathful from the enforced delay, there suddenly poured fom parapet aud case ment a storm of iron hail. The murmur rang through the crowd and was caught up and carried into the city : "Fort Sum ter has opened fire!" The battle now raged with fury, and the fiery messen gers from both sides followed each other with spiteful haste. Short, sharp re ports with spurts of flame to!d of burst ing shells in and around the beleaguered fortress, while splashes of spray or clouds of crumbled brick marked the ugly force of round shot on its face. To the specta tor, no display of pyrotechnic skill could have be:n more attractive. At dawn a shower of rain dispersed the throng gathered on the "Battery," but at sunrise thousands again congre gated, who, with fever undiminished, watched the progress of the fight. The elegant mansions in the neighborhood were also filled with observers, while in the roadway of the broad plaza were hun dreds of carriages and the horsemen who had hurried to the scene from towns and villages miles away. A single incident illustrates the enthu siastic sentiment which pervaded the en tire community. Among the spectators was a decrepid old gentleman over sev enty years of age. Long before day light he had tottered to one of the wharves as a point of observation. I found him still there in the afternoon, on my return from the fortifications, and announced to him "that thus far no one was hurt." Taking me by the hand, he remaiked : "Sir, I have five sons on Mor ris Island, and they are all that attach me to life, but I would not utter one murmur while standing over their graves if they died fighting to-day." WISE WORDS. Shallow waters make most din. It is better to do well than to say well. Let not your tongue cut your own throat. An enemy is a teacher who costs us nothing. A character can be blackened by a shrug of the shoulders. The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness. Be brief in thy discourse, for what is prolix cannot be pleasing. Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. It matters not whether home is clothed in blue and purple, if it is only brimful of love, smiles aud gladness. Never get discouraged because things get on slowly here, and never fail to do daily that good which lies next to your hand. Pat:ence and strength are what we have now; nnd all the time an earnest discontent until we come to what we ought to be. There are some people who never have a cheering word for the struguler. They make life just as hard as possible for all who are striving to do right. The fftrhd frights itself with anything reflected on in gross, and at a distance; things thus offered to the mind carry the show of nothing but difficulty. So the doctrine be wholesome and edifying, though there should be a want of exactness in the manner of speaking or reasoning, it may be over-looked. He that provides for this life, but takes no care for eternity, is wise for a moment, but a fool Lrcver,and acts as untowardiy and crossly to the reason of things as can be imagined. A Cure for Corns. A Berlin centleman who was reaflv tormented with corns found in a paper an advertisement promising a certain and speedy cure of this particular affliction. "Apply by letter, inclosing 1.10 mark in stamps, to A. X., 1'oste Retante, Ge neva. Our friend applied accordingly. In a few days he received the following reply : If your corn1 have grown full size Anil till your soul with woes; Mv n-nie ly you'll surely jirize, Tis this: (saw oil' your toes. For this purpose recommend my bono saws at prices varying from ten to twenty marks. Dr. Eisenbart. Fremdenbialt. A SI range Combination. Tf wns ft vfrv curious find almost tin precedenled chain of causes, we imagine, which brought about the death of a little boy at. Birmingham the ot' er day. The poor child ate during tho day a quantity of sorrel which he found near his father's house. In the night, teeling thir.-ty he drank freely ot some soapy water wnicn stood near his bedside. Next day he lied, and an iuue-it being held, the aieclical evidence was to the effect that '.he alkali of the soap acting upon the lorrel had formed oxalic acid, a poison ous compound, by which the child had been Vvd.Lomlon (Kng.) Vlobe. A school for training nurse' is to bo established in Japan under charge of a lady from Boston. FLIES THAT ARE FEARED. Residents of New Itoclielle Troubled bj the Spread of Plearo-Pneuinnnia Valuable Cattle Threatened. From the N. Y. Herald. There is not a fly in New Rochelle at the present time that is not the object of grave suspicion, or, rather, of aver sion and fear. The blue bottle and horse varieties are particularly shunned. This feeling is not due to the fact that the flies are very numerous in the vil lage, nor that they are as great an an noyance as they can possibly be, but grows directly out of the pleuro pneu monia scare which now agitates the residents of the place and especially such of them as own cattle. For flies, according to the best authorities, are the agents that spread the disease, their sting sending the poisons in the sys terns of healthy cattle, and even giving to man the terrible sore known as ma lignant carbuncle. The disease, it is believed, originated among the cattle which were owned by the New York Infant Asylum in East Chester, near Mo .nt Vernon. On the 18th of May last tho asylum authorities determined to sail the cattle at auction. Thirty-tour heifers, cows and calve . were offered, and twenty-eight were sold to different buyers. Among the purchasers was E. D. Green, a milkman, of New Rochelle. He got three cows for about $105. He took them home, and a day or two later sold them at an advance of $12 to Ste phen H. Stouter, of the same village, who is both a constable and a milkman. Stouter put them in a field which he hired from George H. Sickles, the father of General Daniel Sickles. On July 19 Charles G. Banks, presi dent of the village, whose house is about a mile distant from the main street, was crossing the fields on the way to his office, when he saw one of the cows lying down and apparently unable to get up. Suspecting something wrong, he crossed over and found that the re cumbent animal was covered with flies. Although they evidently were annoying her greatly, she could just move her ears, but had not strength to brush them away with her tail. The other cows also seemed to be suffering. They seemed to be troubled as a person would be with the whooping cough. The next day Mr. Banks found the cow dead in the field with swarms of flies on her carcass. On the previous afternoon he had notified the State Board of Health of what he had seen and suspected. On seeing the dead cow he telegraphed to Mount Vernon, where, it appears, there had been some trouble of the same sort. Dr. Brush, of that village, came to New Rochelle, saw the cattle and declared that they were in the worst stage of p!euro-pneu monia. He said to President Banks: "If I were in your place I would order them killed at once." Mr. Banks instructed W. L. Conklin, chief of the police, to kill the animils and bury them. His order was earned out on Tuesday night. The news quick ly spread through the village, and all sorts of rumors were soon afloat. It was said that the people of the asylum had held the auction after discovering the disease among their cattle, and that some of the cattle had died there from the disease. It was said that was a pretty small piece of business to sell such cattle, and even worse to feed the children of the asylum with such milk. The physician of the Board of Health has been directed to examine all the stables in New Rochelle to determine whether the disease has spread. As the cattle were evidently sick several weeks befoie the trouble was suspected the disease has had every opportunity to develop. Many of the people of the Til age have valuable cattle. The fact that flies lighting upon cattle half a mile away from the place where the 6ick cows were kept may spread the dis ease, is creating no little alarm The village authorities are to hold a meeting, and it is said that proceedings will at once bo brought against the asy lum, of which Mr. Clark Bell is the president. They claim that the action of the asylum people can be punished both in criminal and civil courts. The matron, a tall, stout woman, as sured the Ilerali reporter that sho had never heard of any sickness among the cattle about the place. She said that the only reason the auction was "hell was because it had been decided to buy oil the milk used from a Mr. Chester. The cows of the farm had not given enough milk to supply the children, and some had to be bought daily. This being the case, it was thought best to get all the milk from a milk dealer, and not bother keeping the cattle any longer. She said that there had not been any illness among the children. August Ebelt, the man who looks after the asylum farm, said that there had not been any sick cattle there. He said that none of them had the pleuro pneumonia. They were good, healthy cattle. Some six or seven left over from the sale had not shown the slightest sign of any disease. He said that he would probably soon leave the asylum, and that, therefore, his statement was that of an unprejud ice 1 person. A Tale of Two Continents. CnARMINQ DENOUEMENT OP A DUBLIS ELOPEMENT OF FORTY TEAKS AGO. A remarkable romance has just been brought to light in Monroe county, Mich. Forty years ago Leonard Crotty, a young Irish policeman at Phoenix Park, Dublin, secretly married the only daugh ter of Rev. Dr. Howlitt, a popular pas tor of that city. They ran away and settled in this country. Young Crottie's brothers, John and Thomas, arrived in Dublin, the former from a plantation in the West Indies, the latter from the Irish homestead, just too late to ex change farewells. Leonard settled at Schuylkill, Pa., and became the princi pal of a school there and his accom plished wife an assistant. John re turned to the West Indies, and after searching for his brother in vain, died three years ago at New Orleans. When his parents died Thomas started in search of bis brother. He drifted over New York and New England anil out West. Finally, he settled on a little farm at Lambertville, Mich., where he has lived for more than twenty years. All this time Leonard Crottie was advertising in Eastern papers for the missing Thomas. Ho visited .Monroe county in search of his brother and remained a long time in this city, but missed the trail, and after leaving a standing offer of 100 for any information which would lead to his dis covery he returned East. A short time ago, by accident, a young man who had been working for Crottie, at Lambertville, wt-nt to work for friends of his brother. Telegrams were exchanged, and Thomas Crottie will leave at once for Sliddletown, N. Y'., where Leonard Crottie, having pur chased a large farm, has settled. By the death of Rev. Dr. Howlitt a few years ago, Leonard Crottie came into possession of an estate, valued at many thousand pounds. But he prefers to remain in this country, all the relatives of the family in Ireland being dead. A Sotcliman Crosses China. A Bhamo (Rurmah) letter in the Tim s of India says: I think I may mention that a few days ago, while tho band of the Twenty-sixth Regiment Punjab Infantry were playing in the evening outside the north gate, a stranger appeared on the scene dressed like a Chinese. Who was he ? One of the ubiquitous Scots, a missionary and ono of the few who have ever succeeded in rossing from C hina in this direction. He took two months on the way, nearly one of which was passed as a prisoner in the hands of some wild chief. He is a fine, wed-set Scotchman, from Glas gow, and my heart wanned to him. He had not seen a white face for ages, had dimly heard in his remote corner of China that we had taken Bhnmo. TLe first ocular demonstration he had of the fact was the band aforementioned, as he rode on his ragged pony over the brow of the hill on which the band was play ing. As he joined the o:ii ers who were listening to the band, his first exclama tion was: "Are you English?" ami burst into tears. He has since become quite a chum of the wtiter. The Largest Broil on Record. A letter from Bridgeport, Conn., &ys: An experiment, which showed every evidence of resulting in success, was be gun here last autumn by a young man from the island of Nova Scotia, named George O'Brien. He came here with capital and erected large buildings in the western part of the town. These structures looked so much like green houses that people in the vicinity sup posed a new florist was about to try his fortunes in Bridgeport. Inquiry estab lished the fact that Mr. O'Brien's fni'wioji had a far different character, and that, foreseeing a possible demand in market for spring chickens raised in the usual way, he was about to produce them by artificial means. By the use of patent incubators ke had early in winter a large family of chicks, and the number was periodically added to it until it reached thousands. Eggs were obtained from reliable sources, the greatest care was bestowed, and with the arrival of sum mer Mr. O'Brien had what promised to be the nucleus for a fortune. At two o'clock the other morning a Are broke out from spontaneous combustion in one of the larger incubators, and the flamss spread with such rapidity that even the aid of an active fire department could not quench them. The scene when the fire was at its height, with five thousand fowls frightened and vainly striving to gain liberty, was heartrending. The hennery was totally destroyed, at a loss of nearly $10,000. There were burned two thousand chicks, three thousand broilers and five hundred laying hens. On the building there was insurance of $3,400 and on stock and fixtures $1,600. The true secret of success is merit. This Is so with Ked Star Cough Cure, a purely vege table compound, entirely free from opiates, poisons and narcotic, and which has received the public endorsement of physicians and chemists everywhere. Twenty-five centa. An exchange thinks that the Chinese way of removing dandruff with sand paper is the most effectual. Perhaps it is ; but the common North American In dian has a plan which, though quite adrupt, is said to be reasonably sure. The Vice-President of the City Brewery, Mr. J. Helmns, of Louisville, Ky., was entire ly cured in one week of a never attack of rheumatism by St. Jabobs Oil. George Simmons, of Westville, HI., was awakened by some one walking in ais room. Without investigating fur ther, he seized his pistol, blazed away, lad shot his aged grandmother. ITInte to Coneamotlvee. Oiiwnmptivea should use food as nourishing as can be had, and in a shape that will best agree with the stomach and taste of the pa tient. Out-door exercise Is earnestly recommended. If you are unable to take such exercise on horseback or on foot, that should furnish no excuse for shutting yourself in-doors, but you should take exercise in a carriage, or in somi other way bring yourself In contact with tin open air. Medicines which cause expectoration most be avoided. For five hundred years pay. sicians have tried to cure Consumption by u ing them, and have failed. Where there is great derangement of the secretions, with engorgemeir' of air-cells, there Is alway profuse expectoration. Now Piso's Cure re moves the engorgement and the derangement of the secretions, and consequently (and Is this way only) diminishes the amount of mat ter expectorated. This medicine does not dr; up a cough, but removes the cause of it. When it is Impossible from debility or ether causes to exercise freely in the open air, apart ments occupied by the patient should be so ventilated as to ensnre the constant aceesadon of fresh air in abundance. The surface of the body should be sponged as often as every third day with tepid water and a little soft-soap. (This is preferable to any other.) After thoroughly drying, use friction with the hand moistened witk oil, Cod-Ltver or Olive is the best. This keeoe the (KiH of the skin in a soft, pliable conditio, whtc contributes materially to the unloading of waste matter from the system through this organ. You will please recollrc we cure this d seaie t y enabling the organs of the eys:em to perform their tunrti ns in a normal way, or. in other wolds, we remove obstraetl. a-., while the recuperative powers of the system Kre the disease. We will here say a word fn record to a eough X te f rming stage, where there is no con Lninfinnnl nr noticeable disease. A cough may or may not foreshadow serious evil ; take it in its ml des form, to say the least, it i a nu since, and should be abated. A couah is unlike any other symptom of dls lhe. It stands a conspirator. wUa tertfAem Ing voice, menacini the health d exSEfJ-'W of a vital organ. Its first approao i is in wua trs unintelligible, and at tlrst uxj often un beieci. but in tin. it never fails to ma e itself Understood never fails to chum the attention f those on whom it calls. If you have a couh without disease of the tangs or serious constitutional disturbance, so much the better, as a few do es of Piso's Cure will be all you may need, while if you re fat slvanced In Consumption, i7eral bottles ma) b require 1 to effect a permanent cor. A man need't make a hog of himself just beiause his name is Bacon. The Weaker Si are Immensely strengthened by the use of Dr. R. V. Pierre's "Favorite Prescription," which cures all female derangements, and gives tone to the system. Sold by drugzists. A the odor of the rose ontli ves Its beauty, ewn so w. h a v rtu 'us couple, do the tender feelings of youth outlive the decay of years. Startling Wrskaeu, general and nervous debility, impaired mem ory, lack of self-confidence, premature loss of manly vigor and powers, are common results of excessive indulgence or youthful indiscre tions and pernicious solitary practices. Vic tims whose manhood has thus been wrecked should address, with ten cents in stamps, for large illustrated treatise giving means of per fect cure. World's Dispensary Medical Associ ation, 003 Main street, Buffalo. N. Y. Isn't it about time "the flowers that bloom In the spring " went to seed. Advice to Consunptlve. On the appearance of the first symptoms, as general debility, loss of appetite, palior, chilly sensations, followed by night sweats and cough prompt measures for relief should be taken. Consumption is scrofulous disease of the lungs; therefore use the great anti scrofula, or blood purifier and strength-restorer Dr. Pierce's tiolden Medical Discov ery." Superior to cod liver oil as a nutritive, and unsurpassed as a pectoral. For weak lungs, spitting of blood, and kindred affections It has no equal. Sold by druggists the world over. For Dr. Pierce's treatise on consump tion, send 10 cents in stamps to World's Dis pensary Medical Association. 63 Main street, Buffalo, N. Y. Some will find fault where others would never think of looking for it. If you have tumor, (or tumor symptoms) Cancer (or cancer symptoms), Scrofula, Erysipe las, Salt-Kheum, Chronic weakneeses,Serrous ness or other complaints Dr. Kilmer's F uale Kemeoy will correct and cure. It is better to be innocent than to be renl tent. STnAiOHTEN your old boots and shoes with Lyon's Heel Stiffeners. and wear them again. A stage coaoh The ballet master. 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It has entirely cured me, and I re command It to others who suffer with this disease." Mas. a. Mob TO.i, Chlcopee, lias. "I have been In poor health several years, ufrer Inr from Indigestion, restlessness In th nfght, anl In the morning I would get np wi;h a very tired feeling. After taking only a part of the first bottl of Hood's 8arsaparilla I could rest well all night and feel refreshed when I wok up. I must say that Hood's Sarsaparllla Is all It Is reoommended to be." Mrs. H. I. Wixaxs, 210 East Mason street, Ja kson, lllch. Hood's Sarsaparllla "old by all druggista (1 ; six for $S. Prepared only lij C. L HOOD ft CO., Apothecaries, Lowell. Mass. IOO D o s es One Pol la r Blair's Pills.' Rheumatic lUmsd. Orml Hx. Sl.OOi raud. Mi eta, OFMM SAM" rrr. Hl.'. New IlloMrsf' Liil V Boos oa Iri Mtkint. Dolmsu. ana M.nll. KJCuMut, tut. Afsnu Mil 10 a J.j. lrf.BKD!,ClalwuU,0. Brnftrt" trar1vwsrh. 3VrA.Xl.XjinJ" Magazine for lnr ft tml pn-all lists. The tror.ce.t ihoetlss sfTaasgrBgTqt : I i i J s"""i'ru, "" " oBiy BwoiHielv sals tins ea the mallei, ""Al'l'ARO UAU.EBT, FPORTISO ASI TARtiKT IF1.M, world uwHeita BMisisra, NABXIN FIR Hall's Hair Renewer alwsys gives satisfac tion, and is indorsed by our best physicians. As a stimulant to the stomach, liver ana bowels, the safest remedy i Aver' Pills. When hunger pinches poverty braves th storm. 3 mouths' treatment for SOc. Piso's) XUmedy for Catarrh. Isold by Druggist. A Itemnrkable Core of Hcrofala. William 8. Bakrr. of Lewis, Vego County, Ind., writes as follows : "Mr son was taken with Scrofula In the hip when only two years o d. W tried several physicians, but th boy got no relief from their traet Bsnt. Noticing your 8 ;ovna.'s SABS&rAaiiXA A eritxlsoiA, oa Blood axd Livra Strut, recommend d so bleJilVi I bought some of It of you In the y 182, and continued tklng It till the or finally healed up, He Is now 21 year of age, and, being sat Isflrd that your medicine did him m much good wheat he used It, we want to try again In another ease, and rte to you to get some more." -orft, Batrs for advertising la this paper . Jo" IS Tab'isuer of the psper 31 ELY'S CreamBalm. We have never handled a catarrh remedy that hat in creased so rapitlly in tale a Ely' Oren in Jinhn nr lh al has given such nt- fife C. -fV. CriUenton, 115 FuUon Street, A'eto York City. HAY-FEVER A particle Is applied into encb nostril and la r. e to use. Price El) cts., by mall or at druggletfM d for circular. Elt Buok. Urutfists.Oego, 1-M able (tend Ladles t Those dull tired looks and feelings speak volume 1 Tbi Hi mod y corrects all con ditions, restores vigor and vltallfy and brings 3r o back youtmui Djoom end beauty. Urumiit. .S rYeparedtIr allmersDI. . . rxnT, BUighamtoB. H. T. rCjiJ lttersofitiTHtry answered. "3 Ouideto Healthisentrra). Warranted the most nerfbct Ferreeeel Fertiliser Drill In existence. Mcnrt rr rl r celar. A. II. w . Ktil If Alt, serif, svm. t OELECTRIC BELT for KIDNEYS, Pain, Nervout V "PJweak. Bookfree. FLETCHER &C0.,Cleveland,0. A STHMA CURED ! &A (germ ft a Athma Cure serer fatU to kit I EforUbl alefn : fffwta upm when &l fttheri fail. I m m itnmdi.t rtUaf m th vorat cim. mtvret M i trial continent tk mott skrticat. Trir et. mzxit -.tamp. K. It. HO II I FKMAN, Ht. lpmU Mlmw I SI 000 REWARD THE V15T0R ciemuuig iii lor misU'ki tva Blue a arwi uj i"-uiu UUiUUff 4UUt i uiover tteeauuitk IDAY t. tk. . ,.- - P. VICTOR 4.:? llULLtn. IllaxtratM draa lr nimlled free. JlfWABC HACIllMv CO Cshuabas,0. Aa.Ur. Hm, HajvnMwa, H4 GIVEN AWAY! LrsS.1: IS wirt la aorta ttamra U mr tntflkiaff aal mpptac, lavr path raemrlnf f ail " OCR PRESiltENTS :" km, by ubm; vorttv " Tfas Lirea mdA f.ranat mf Ow Vrtfato.r i b mM hem Address Eun Pn. Co., Krf Wabdnh At.. Qxfcsssro. A. O. FAROUHmR. Manufacturer- York. Pfe mm worn FlMIIHiK'l 1KPR0YID HOUI fCBM 61W KILLS Ayp ENGINES A 6PEClaXH. I CURE FITS! When 1 say cor Ida not mean manly to sto thsas for a tlma sad then bava thm return again, I mean a radical ear, I hav made tha dissae ft FITS, U'l Lci'ST r FALLING! sicKMUS a Ufa-foes; study. I .mat aav ramed to aura tks wonsaaaas. Baca ase eshers have failed is no reason f or aotnowaveelvlnga cur. Send as onca for a treatise and a Free mentis c any Infallible remedy. Give Express and PosNJfooi Oi EiDreM and PosfflO, It SOftS T Addr o nothing for a, trial, and I will etira UIL n . n h i . i-i rnLn n... j.aw m wi JONES PAYSthe FREICHT 5 Too Wacon He ., jra invert, st-l fino-, mtmm Tar Baa ava4 Brim B-X tor ItHt alie Scale. Far frw aa ntioft thi paper and addrfta JONES OF BINONAMTOI, ; BI.NCHA.tITO. N, Tm Pensions to soldiers Heir. mmimi tor Circulara. COU U Bll. BAja, Alt . waamngiou. s S5 to a a dny. Sample worth 1.J) rRKB I.lnrs not under the horse's feet. Addresa Bri.wsteu'sSaKicty Kcin HouiER.HoUy.sHch. Plmoles. Blotches. Scaly er Oily kli, Blemishes and all Pkln Diseases Cured laaa Complexion Beaatiflea by Beeson's Aroma'ic Aim Sulphur Soap. tld by Druggists or sent by mall on receipt ef assents by WM. DItE VDOPFEIm Maaav ketarer, 80S North Front St., Philadelphia. Fa. No nop Id Cut oil iiorser mans Celebrated Kturn' HAi.in.il, aad hhiuls usiasinsu. be Slippea oy a 117 uorw. Halter to anv Dart ot U.S. rree, oa receipt of $L Bold bv all Soxl-tlery, H am warn anil nwucw special discount to lb Trad, tend for Prioe List. J. C. LK.HTHOJJSB, lt.echs'er. w. . BOOK AOEWS WASTED lor PLATFORM ECHOES or LIVING TRUTH'S FOK HEAD AAD UKAUT. By John B. Gough. -i nis bat and erownln life work, brim foil of thrilling tatef est. humor sad pathos. .D'lhPuMlS,-u'?il,0I -laughter snd tears. ' It B. ..., Mod. To it is added the Cite and Death of Mr Oo,ieh. J; Kev. I.T "T BoTT. IOOO AgenU Wanted, Men and women. iwsr tooea month mtde. 0 ""'"" 7'r!!f," ! tirm Kuro Trr. snd Wnte fot circulars s S . ...... . a. ..... liroed. toss. A. I. WOUTI a step in aovAivce or siioisi""'. f BiTTg" INSTnuratwTaW I LOWE" PRICES). J FtasiiaTiasssi CW Pis". Mem Engine, 4DT0SI4TI0 rt.is 8 L I SB T.tra, Stsiioasr. rorub! sud Traatloa. Cheap. aad boat for all parpoBes, Rlmpls fscotif sod Sura. B. Mo l .rqubar boiler eTorasruoJeA. eaw mi:.b, Ttarvtaing Machine, and ARrtCHltural lojplemeilta BDd macblBBrTgeDersnr. Jnd tar llltt.'d '.(aloCUS Xf . r'srairsar, York. l a. I 1IOI.I.AUS each for JWte and I S WariwtibVffari.Sirtitoa rrrytct M. 11 1 . U Jl At II 1 J r.. XaJSf - ? I mlr4. Rut direct and .! t M. Ornuif tvMi at prviiiititma. 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