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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE SUNDAY , APRIL G , 1800. TWENTY-tfOtTl PAGES. .13
Here is a cut of our handsome warcrooms. Entirely new , and we are just nicely settled in them- piH'im ' M i i 111 i n n. . LiJ. . . , . , ' - : "nCFt - " We are not .given to brag , but we can truthfully say that we have the NEWEST , CLEANEST AND in the city. We have been receiving during the past week all the latest styles of furniture , especially folding beds and chamber suite goods in the newest finishes. Our competitors might think we used the truth with a very sparing frugality if we said we unloaded of goods this week , and they might be right , so we will call it five , but they were BIG cars. Our stock is entirely new. We permit nothing second hand to ever be unloaded at our doors , and would not harbor it for ten times its value , for the reason that the species of troublesome insects of oflcn- -sive odor cimex lectularius , more familiarly known as Would soon contend with us for possession of our store. We are often asked if we will exchange new goods for old , in fact so often that we have made arrangements with a reliable Second Hand dealer to call on any who may drop us a postal card , and in exchange for your old goods he will give you an order on us for anything you may desire in our clean and bright stock. We will honor his orders. You get rid of your old goods and we do not have to handle them. So if you want to make ex > changes drop us a postal card. We are often asked if we give time , and we invariably answer yes. We .have our cash price and if you desire time we add 5 per cent , for the accommodation. This is eminently fair , to both cash an'd credit customers alike. Frequently we hear fairy tales about selling a time customer as cheaply as the man who puts up the hard cash. How many of us believe it , and how is that using a cash customer with fairness ? If parties who indulged in such fiction would only realize that the majority of people say to themselves"What a liar that fellow is. " They should remember Burn's lines on seeing a louse on a lady's bonnet : "Would that God the gift t'a gie us to see ourselves as others see us , It would frae many a blunder free Us and many a foolish notion. " We sell on time as stated , but always with the distinct understanding that payments are to be made at our store , as we have no collectors , and we take it for granted that no self-respecting person wants a collector chasing them up. If you want good , * clean , new goods , fair dealing , polite attention , if you buy for cash or credit , call and see us. Visitors and customers alike welcome , for visitors will eventually become customers. j j\j ( _ _ ) j [ li JL JLO LiJ. > C ! > LI oG L. THE OLYMPIC CLUB HOUSE , It Lays Claim to Being the Very Finest iu the Country. SUNOL AND AXTELL TO BE MATCHED. Tho"SpUIor'H" > NcwXaine Melt ItlufT Other Gossipy Sport- iiili Notes Front the 1'tt- olllo Slope. Svx PIUXCISCO , Cal. , April 3. [ Special Correspondence of Tan Iuu.J ) Sporting mat ters In San Francisco nro booming. The in terest taken in spot ts of all kinds is phenom enal. This Is duo in a measure to the climate which permits "outing" during nearly every month of the year. 1 insitcctcd the grounds of the Olympic cluf ) a day or so ago and they are superb. "You can safely say , " said Sui > eiintendont " \V. P. Uouton , "that the Olympic club of San Francisco has now the best and most com plete uthK'llu grounds in America. The grounds cover a lot ! i lOx I.V ) feet and the club has oxi > emled nearly & ! 0,000 for improve ments. For n long time wo have been in cor- rcsiHHidenco with the leading eastern athletic clubs , among thorn the Harvard nnd New- York clubs , and hnvo from them received suggestions , which wo have utilised so that now wo have every appliance which modern ingenuity can suggest. Some of the principal features of the new grounds are : The clubhouse , which is a per fect goin in Its appointments ; the hurdles , which nro separate for each runner , and arranged - ranged for IliO and SM yard rams ; a thirty- live yard cinder track for the runway to the running high nnd broad jumivs , and tlio ele gant and comfortable press stand opposite the grand stand. Harry M. Johnson , one of the representative sprinters of this country , who is now in this citv , has pronounced the sjecd track the fastest In the United States , while the handball court is built after suggestions ivceh ed from the Brooklyn champion , Casoy. It is the intention of the club to add the licst lawn tennis courts to be bad in , and an effort will bo inudo to induce- the California Tonni * nsssociation to hold its championship meoUnjr > there next July. The Olympic club's now grounds arc near the terminus of the Haight street railroad and A\ero completed a few dnjs ago when the club took Informal possession of them. They will lw oH > n for the benefit of the members of from now on , but the formal public opening will not take place until May ! iO , when the flmmpionshm g.unes of tUo Pacific Coast Amateur Athletic association will tx > held there , under the auspices of the Olympic club. Tennis will bo ono of the many attractions of the now Olympic club grounds. Two i-ourts will bo built as n stnrto-r , but if this brunch of athletics is taken in charge by nome good man a dozen courts will bo re quired in a few years. This club possesses the material for making line tennis players , and It only needs encouniKoment at the be ginning to get fifty or a hundred immsuf- llciently Interested to pruetico. dlllgentlj. In a very few years players would bo developed who could hold thuir own against anvltody. i No less than three reputable associations In the east huvo offered purses ranging from $111,000 to Sl.'i.OOO for a meeting bet weenSunol , 'J 10S , the coming queenand AxtoU'Jl' ; ' , the ( .tuition king. Such a mutch would draw horsemen from all over the countrv , for it would Involve two great questions of national interest. Both horses nro four-year-olds. Sunol Is the greatest renresentativo of the Klectloneer family ; Axtoll the greatest of the ( ! eorgo VI uM family , The latter is the greatest slro the country over saw ; Klee- tloneor is the grandest living. Axtell was brodlnlnwu , Sunol hud birth in California. It would lx > u contest approaching in charac ter thu famous Ten Ilroeek-Molllo McCurty i-ace , Iho c.ust nguinst the west , and it would also IK' u contobt in which living Electioneer would bo pitted against dead George Wilkos. ljums , ono of the owners of Axtell , has boon interviewed concerning the inaU'h. Axtell U in the stud , but will bo prepared to lower his ivcord by Uudd Uoblo. IJ.wu , says that if the horse is right he sees no reason why the two might not moot in a friendly match , nnd he , for one , is willing. Robert Homier owns Sunol , but Senator Stanford has control of her until she is de- li\ered to Bonner next fall , and it remains for Senator Stanford to say whether or not the match will take place. As Sunol goes cast in the summer , thcro is just a possibility that tlio two may meet on some course in the grand circuit. Iko O'Noil Weir's principal occupation now is singing in the Boston "Speak Busies" his favorite air , "Down Went the Spider. " An alias conferred upon him since his retuni to the cast is "Tlio l rying Pan , " supposed to boa for " " skillet. attended a synonym "spider" or Ikoy tended thoMoulton associates' celebration in Clmrlestown on St. Patrick's Day. The "cham pion homely dog of America , " the caninouscd in Hoyt's "Brass Monkey" running at the Boston theater , was present at the festivities. While the "Frying Pan" plnved and sang , some jester stele his colors from him and knotted them to the homely dog's tail. The dog Hew aroun.l the hall with Isaac in hot pursuit Ho regained his colors , but it is said that te.ns filled his eyes ns ho sat opart by himself and reflected on the efTervescenco of fistic fame nnd on how few nro left to do the beaten fighter rcvcience. When the articles of agreement were being drawn up for the late light between Jack McAullflo anil .llmmy Carroll the representa tives of the latter insisted that the Police Ga zette championship belt , then in McAuliffc's possession , should no ono of the trophies to bo contested for. At that time , so Billy Jordan siij-.s1 , MeAuliffe protested that he did not have the 1'ollee Giuetto bolt in his possession ; that the only belt ho had was presenti-d to him by a few friends after nftorhis light with Daley. He said that the other belt was "in hock , " as ho expressed it. The other night , however , the belt was on exhibition in the show win dow of a Kearney street store , and Carroll's friends now claim that the fact that MeAu- lilTo declared , when signing the niticlesof agreement , that ho .did not-havo thu belt in his possessionund that the shoit time required to produce it since the light , is evidence that MeAulilTe was n trlllo shaky as to Iho out come of the battle , and did not want to take a chance of losing u valuable trophy of the ring. "Let gr > . cully ! let go 1 Deal straight now ; no Itottom faking ! " These words greeted my ears yesterday afternoon as 1 ambled through the dusky mud on the water front near the ferries. At first it was difficult to locate the piping voices , but they were finally traced to a covered truck. I stele quietly up and lifted a flap of the canvas My eyes were regaled with a novel spictnclo. Four youths , not ono of them over fouitccn yiai-s of ago , sat tailor fashion on the bottom of the truck , and over their heads wreaths of cigarette smoke floated la/lly. Thuv were all deeply inter ested in a game of draw poker. The .dealer sat close to the stakes , which , all told , were SO cents. Totally unconscious of the exterior worhfor of the rain which fell on the canvas covering of the truck , they dealt , discarded and iiuulotheir bets with the steady nerve of old gamblers. "Well , boys , who's winning ! " I said. In stantly there was a general scrambling. Curds Were shoved into sleeves and torn pockets , and the inmates of that truck tried to nssiimo the praj erfnl faces of a squad of Sunday-school scholars. When they ascertiined that their visitor was not a iwllccmnn their fears were disarmed and they resumed their game. "Weso sold our papers , you know , " said ono ofthojuity , "and weso pluyin' a friendly game to try and double stakes seo. Sonio- timcs dor cop gets on to us , nnd wo got tor IH > mighty foxy. Dor fellow imt shot his mouth out so loud when you heard him must ha' been talkin' tree hees bat" In Inlposlngn line of $ .VXon ) Ah Poy , the Chinese lottery ticket seller , Judge Henshaw bus struck terror to the Chlne.su colony of this city. There was great excitement in Chl- nntownyesterday inconsequence , as it was entirely unexpected , and the Chinese nro much worked up over the result. There are utmost n score of additional eases pending trial , ns the police iu the recent raid made a clean sweep of the Chlueso lottery gamed , The lotteries in ttU cit > huvo been heavily played bv Ban Pranclsco Chlneso and white people , who linvo feared the San Francisco police ] udjns. The lotteries will faro badly now that the polleo Judge * of both cities uro arrayed against them. in imposing thu sentence jesterduy morn ing Judge Henshaw said that the expense of the city In tlio recent raid and the cost of the trials inudo it evident that u nominal lluo would bo but a license for the couthiuuuco of the abuse. He intcnped to see tlio traffic \ \ iped out , and therefore imposed the line of YOUTH AND AGE. U'flltam JI. Ihtyne In iVciu Tail ; Independent. i. "O youth is always best ! " he said. With glowing ejcs and lifted head. "There is so much for us to win From years that keep the sunshine in. For every life-force wo have lost 'Tis age , the debtor , pays the cost O youth is bestl" he said. n. "O ago is surely best ! " he said , With soulful eves and silvered head. "We rest within the sunset light , And feel the soft approach of night. Behind us lie the pain and strife , And just beyond the larger life O ace is best ! " ho said. COIiI.KOI3 , BOYS KKKP HOUSK. How Some Hoston StiidentH Their Homo Idle. Thcro are at least twenty students a- BosUm uni\cr ity who are securing t college education in a largo city and an the sumo time enjoying all the advantt age-5 of a dormitory life. These are to bo found at 37 and 39 IIol- yoke street , says tlio Boston Kecord. They are known collectively as Lambda charge of Theta Delta ( Jhi , and enjoy the distinction of being the only college fraternity having a club house in Boston , The house is headquarters for brethren from other colleges who happen in the city. There is no green-eyed monster of fo- nmlo shape thcro to ruko in the shekels on mysterious delicacies. The hoys live on the best of the market and it is not an expensive rate either. In their unique plan a commissary is appointed who makes the purchases and attends to all the necessities of tlio dining-room , in return for which ho is exempt from board lull. The actual expense of the week is uddl'd up at the end of each wcok and apportioned equally among the feeders. Thus I hey are free from all the disa greeable ingredients that go to make up n boarding house meal. The chef is not exactly French , but "near it.1' In short , tliov have "all the comforts of home , " "nuHhoy gits it 'tilt price. " Accommodation * equal to those at the club would cost the average 'student at least $8 per wcok. It is estimated that So per wcok would cover all expenses of room and board , the board averaging something like $2.ol ) each week. The accommodations of the house nro much too small now , after a three years' trial of the club , and next fall the t > tu- dontswlll bo located in moro commodi ous quarters nearer the collego. There is also some talk of uniting with the toil "Tech" students , who are boon to bo Instituted as a chapter of the frater nity , so that plans may bo made for a larger club house that bhall accommo date at least ttfty. Slio Obeyed Iiltcrnlly. A good story comes from a Birming ham photographer. A lady sat for pic tures. The next day she returned for the proof , which was given her in an envelope on which was printed , "Return after five days to , photographer , Birmingham , Conn. " The lady kept the proof , much longer than persons generally do , particularly as she said who was In n big hurry for the pictures. On the fourth day she came to the studio , bringing the proof , and apolo gized to the artist for coming back " 0110 ( lay ahead of time , " but &ho said she had business In town nnd could not como again. It took the artist n day to under stand what she meant. FROM WRITER TO READER , The True Aim of a Good Postal Service Pully Explained. HOW THEY DO IN ENGLAND. TlioViilc Extent ami Admirable Method of the Free Delivery System There An Example for Tills Country. The ideal of the American postal service secnis to bo to carry the mail from postolUco topostofflco ; that of Europe to toke it from writer to reader , writes Hon , John M. Greg ory of Washington , D. C. Here , except in the largo cities , letters nro taken from ono town to another niul eacli man Is left to seek at the nearest ofllce , often miles distant , the letters which may Ho there days awaiting his coming , ho being in the meantime ignorant of their arrival. The European service , on the contrary , aims to do for the whole country what our free delivery .system does only for the chief cities. Toke England , for example , where the modern postal system was bom , throughout its rural districts and villages , as well as its great towns , the postman goes daily , at least , from door to door , carrying and iccelving the m.iil matter and hurrying Ute to its destination. The completeness of such u service and the incompleteness of our own arc readily understood by those who have re sided in the rural districts of England or Germany , and who have also had occasion to depend on our own villatro postofllces , and have seen at these ofllces the little crowds of expectant correspondents which gather there around the postmaster's desk or window , two or three times n day , when a mail is duo the business man or his clerk , looking for letters from business correspondents : the farmer or his boy , who has come in a mile or two from the farm to get possible letters or papers ; the anxious mother , wearied with her long walk to get news fiom an absent son or daughter ; and people of all classes , from miles around , who have left their lalxirs to see if the mail has brought aught for them , and anxiously wondering if their letters sent to country fnuuds had it-ached their destina tion. tion.Contrast Contrast this picture with that of n similar English village or nival community , whoso members , never think'of ' going to the jiost- oftli'o , but remain quietly at their homes and business , sure of the ixwtman's coming , and ci'itatn that If any mail matter is on its way to them it will not pause until it lias reached their door. So , also , thft sender of mail mat ter knows for a certainty < hat what ho sends will bo delivered without delay , and ho can count the hour when lite correspondent will receive it. From writer to reader , with duo sliced and satety smelythls is the true ideal of a good jxjstal scrvicoi nnd nothing less than this will meet modern \vanta and business. True , the denser populations of Europe render this ideal eusuir'of accomplishment there than it would boil * many of the newer communities of our nvni country ; but the chief dlflieultii's Incur-wiy Ho not in our more scattered populations ; thev nro found , rather , in the inferior theory of the service which forbids the attempt , and in the rates of wages for carriers , which renders the ser vice too costly to bo e.ully extended over the whole country. Our postal system was established at n time when the pioneer settlements were remote - mete from 010)1 ) other , and the natural con ception of the work was to get the mall trans ported from ono settlement to another , leav ing each person to look out for and fetch his own letters to and from the otllco. In the larger cities we have accepted the European Ideal , and carry letters from door to door ; but no po.stma.ster general has jet been found bold enough to think of extending the frco carder service to the \\holo country. The present head of the iwstofllett department is a man of energy and business capacity ; and in place of the luiiulry directed uy u recent resolution of congress to ascertain the cost of extending the free , delivery bvrvica to cities of 3,000 In habitants , ho may institute the far nobler inquiry as to the means ot giving free delivery of mails to all the people of Uie land , writing on the banner of the service the worthy motto , From Writer to Header. Evidently the lirst condition of establishing n universal frco delivery is to establish n rate of compensation within the means of the de partment. Our carrier service , thought of only as a luxury for the great cities , was established with city rates of pay ; and even these were exaggerated to meet the views of politicians who were to dictate the appoint ments , and naturally wished the "spoils" to bo as attractive HS possible. The free delivery was thus made needlessly expensive even for the cities , the carriers receiving much moro than is paid for other work requiring equal strength and ability. Six hundred , eight hun dred and a thousand dollars a year the com mon pay of our city letter carriers are , as wages go , disproportionate fora service which requires only a good pair of legs and iutelli- genco sufllcicnt to read the addresses and i-e- meinber the location of n few houses and streets. The extension of the sen-ice to coun try villages and districts on such pay is obvl- ouslv impossible. , But nro there not thou sands of competent men and stout boys who would bo glad to do the work in the rural dis tricts for one-third of these rates ? No pay is really small when numbers greatly in excess of the demand are ready to leave other em ployments and undertake the work for the compensation offered. The pay of the English carriers or postmen , though larger than that on the continent , and confessedly less than it ought to bo in Great Britain,10 shilling n week ( nearlySJOS n year ) for beginners , and only 28 shillings a week ( nearly $3H ( a year ) for the most experienced still never fails to attract ns many compe tent men as arc wanted for the work. Fifty per cent , added to these rates , or say ! 00 a year for beginners , and K > 00 a year for the oldest and most experienced would bo ample pay for the service in the small towns anil country villages of the United States , and would bo eagerly sought at these rates by an abundance of applicants of good character. In England , in the country places , hnlf-timo men nro employed for some part of the service. The postmaster at Hcuhill in Surrey told mo last summer that ho had two outlying country districts which ho served through n shoemaker and a tailor , who , af tor their dav's work on the bench , were glad to take an hour or two of walk in. the country for n small compensation of seven shillings a week each. In this way the whole rural dis trict is reached at little cost. f f the enormous expense of this extension of five delivery system seems appalling , n brief calculation will show how much it now costs the people to get their mall , and how much would therefore bo saved them by the proposed reform , ( liven n village postofllco serving n hundred families within a radius of three miles an ollleo faiily representing thousands througout the country allow to these families an average of oifo .hour a day spout in seeking' or sending mall , the total cost at 10 cents an hour would bo $10 a day , or SViTiO a year. Supposing the service to bo done partly by children , and the average cost to be but ri cents an hour , or M a day for the whole district ; this would still amount to $ l.8 i a year , or , omitting Sundays , to Jl.fiiVi the year. Ono carrier ut full tlmo and ono on half time would easily deliver the mall twice a day to all within ono mile , and ut leant once n duv to nil outsldo of that distance , walking onlv the sixteen miles a day expected of the English postman In the country The cost of this deliver-ago less than two dollars a day If iu place of our many small postofllces , where the service is almost necessarily in ferior and often ignorant , largo postal dis tricts were formed , each under ono chief and each covering the tei-ritory served by six or eight of those small ofllces , all the jxjst- masters , except the ono being replaced by curriers or postnum , mounted or on toot as the distances might require , the free delivery could bo introduced ! with scarcely any Increase - crease of cost , and. In some eases , ut n posl- tivo saving. Lqt the people think ; them is no reason for giving free delivery of mails to the dwellers In the cities and refusing it to those in the country places. It is in the country and its villages that the carrier's service Is most ncedou. The greater dis tances and the absence of good sidewalks and lighted streets , double the dlftlcultles of send ing to the postofllco without ut all diminish ing the necessity. It is admitted that no other brunch of the public work comes sr > homo to the busluess and bosom of all the i > eoplo ns this of the postal service , and none therefaro demands such wise and liberal care on the part of our statesmen to give it the ut most stretch of convenience and efficiency. If it bo urged that the change here advo cated Implies a largo increase of the number of public servants , it is frankly admitted and boldly defended. It is not an evil but a good to have n largo number of people sen-ing the public , providing for all , rich and poor alike , public conveniences , and rendering them ser vices which only the government can provide and render. Shall wo lessen the service done the public because politicians abuse the ap pointing power ! As well insist upon going afoot , because railroad ofllcials abuse the trust confided in them. The argument is good for a sound and sufficient civil rervieo reform , but not at all sound against any and everyincre.ise of the civil service which the convenience and happiness of the people de mand. It may not provo possible to organire at once a free mail delivery for the whole coun try. In England , it cost in some districts moro than twenty years to perfect the ar rangements. Its needs and feasibility arc beyond question , and its certainty in the future is beyond doubt. It should be at once accepted as the true ideal of the service , and all efforts , from the postmaster general's down , should be bent to its accomplishment. Given the will , the way will bo found. I have aimed hero merely to show the in feriority of our postal service in the single matter of delivery. I have no spaeo now to portray the other largo and important ser vices rendered the people by some of the European postal systems , which nro ns yet/ refused by ours. The postal telegraph and irastofllco'savings bank must nnd will como in good time. And so \ \ itli other services. STUPID PllOFUSSIONAh ETHICS. 'Miloil Nonsense Practiced Under n FalHC Idea < > ! ' Ktliinctte. Knto Field in Washington : A prosit deal of nonscnso is preached and prac ticed under the luuno of professional oti- quotto. It is within the recollection oj bcores of readers of those pages that in the tiinallor communities of so enlight ened a state us New York or Massachu setts , fov instance , tlip appearance of n clergymen in his pulpit wearing a mous tache created a sensation little short of horror. It was not because there was any necessary or logical connection be tween a hairy upper Up nnd a fur-coated conscience ' , but because there lingered in the 'popular mind , oven at that late day , an association between mous taches and the French revolution with all its ribaldry ami license. The English barrister today wears a gown witli a little - tlo pocket in it , into which the solicitor who wishes to engage his horvices slips the crisp bnnlc note which it would bo deemed unprofessional to pass openly from hand to hand. "Wo have thank ITeavenl none of that folly on tills hide of the water , where a lawyer of any grade can demand and sue for his pay. Over there , too , you drop your guinea into the palm of your physician when you are blinking- hands with him at farwoll , beeutiHo it would not do for him to play the dun. Thebo practices are survivulbof the liution that a member of n learned profession IH a gentleman who works , not for an income , but for glory nnd the good of the nice. It is the patrician and plebeian flummery of ancient Homo in a somewhat different iiliuso. I am inclined to think that the lawyer who pleads your cause or the doc tor who writes you a proscription could collect his bills in the courts of the mother country now , but that right has been only recently allowed him , and there would still bo , in the public opin ion , something not quilo correct of form about such a proceeding. Although wo have advanced far be yond our truns-ntluntic cousins In'these particulars , by our frank acceptance of tlio fact that n professional man must earn his living like other mortals , wo are nevertheless a good way behind where wo ought to IMJ. Tuko the matter - tor of advertising , for instance. What would bo thought of David Dudley Field or William M. K\art if ho should intK-rt his curd in ono of the mvlropoh- an newspapers , announcing that clients would bo welcome at his olllce ? Ami yet neither of these eminent jurists would refuse your retainer if you came to him with an ejectment biiit. No reputable lawyer , probably , would in this enlightened age bo thrown over the bar for advertising ; but the New York Medical society expelled two of its members tlio other Jlnj for thin heinous crime. The absurdity of such conduct is obvious when wo rc-llcet that nine physicians out of every ton do ad vertise in a roudabout way. If they per form an operation of especial ditliculty they are nothing loth to have thoiV achievements 'described in the daily prints ; and the medical journals of the country tcom with "re-ports of cases , " which tell oven moro direct a story than a simple card in the regular advertising columns announcing the names of the same practionors , with their addresses and their olllce hours. Thcro is a distinction hero without a difference. If these gentlemen were really beyond the need of profit ing by public patronage , tlioy would still bo quite justified , from a common bonso point of view , in making their announce ments to tlio people of the community in which they live. Must the pure phi lanthropist subject himself to suspicion because ho bcoks lor chances to do good , instead of sitting down and twiddling his tliumbslind waiting for the chances to seek lum'f Is lie not entitled to all the moro credit fot1 Ills humanity when ho goes out of his way U ) Ilml bunelieiuriesy li > es propriety require him to build a picket fence about his money bags while ho professes to bo engaged - gaged in an olfort to help the poor ? And would such a claim bo any more ridiculous than the rule of otliico which puts a medical man under the him because ho lots the halt and the maimed and the blind know whore and when they can avail themselves of his aid ? I don't think bo. What is > more , I don't believe the lending members of tlio healing guild think so either. They stick to tlio old rule because it would make any .of thorn unpleasantly conspicuous to break IOOKO from it. Dut borne day the whole ethical fabric will give way at once , llko the deacon's ono-hoss shay , and wo shall lind that physicians nro just like other men as earnest in quest of a livelihood , and as full of an honorable ambition to find. favor with the multitude. Some KiiKllNliiiiiioH. . Chicago Tribune : Many who have struggled hoiwlessly with the pronuncia tion of English proper mimes will bo glad of this ilst , which deals phonetically with a few of the most diflieult cubes : Talhol Is pronounced Tolbut. Thames is pronounced Terns. * " Hulwer is pronounced Duller. Cowper is pronounced Cooiier. Ilolburn la pronounced Honun. * Wemyss Is pronounced WCCIIIH. Knnlloys Is pionounced Knowlos. Cockbuni is pronounced Ooburn. lirougluim Is pronounced Ilrooni. Norwich is pronounced Norildge. St. Lcger K pronounced Sllllnger. Hawnrden is pronounced Harden Colquhoun Is pronounced Cohoon UlroncesU'r ia pronoumrd BiHrfistor. ( JrosTonor Is pronounced CSrovenor. Salisbury is pronounced Snwlsbury licuuchamp f pronounced Hcechum Mnrylobono Is pronounced Mnrrahun Abcrguvenny Is pronounced Abergcnny. Mujorlbnnks la pronounced MarchbankM nollngbroko is proilounccd Hullingbrooc. ! ( Jholmouduly is pronounced Chumly. A AVutcili for the Illlnil. The Swiss \uttchmakurs have invented n watch for the blind. Buys the Ht Louis Kopublic. A small peg is set in the mid dloof each llgure. When the hour hand Is nun ing toward a given hour the peg for that hour drops. The owner , wmw ho wants to know the time , llnds which peg is duwn uud then counts buck to twuho.