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STRUGGLES OF AN ARTIST How William M , Ohaso Painted His First Baccefsaful Picture , POVERTY AS A SPUR TO ENERGY From n Shop Htore In liullniui I" " Mtuillo In AIM lorh HiiriM-Hi Achli-vccl O IT .Many Olinlnvlrn. From Fifteenth street , facing Livingston Place , there Is ono of the prettiest views In all New York. To the north are the red brick buildings of ttio Religious Society of Friends and beyond the old stone Church of 8t. Gtorge. In an Imposing old style house commanding this view lives the famous artist , William M. Chase , and in his draw ing room I talked with him the other day regarding Mi early struggles and his first successful picture. The walls of the parlors are hung with many ot the paintings which made Mr. Chase's working rooms In the- old Studio building , In Tenth street , the show place of Now York for nearly twenty years. There In the portrait of Carroll Beckwlth , the Lady In White , and beautiful Mrs. Chasu watching her children at play In the broad hall ot the summer house In the Shlnnecook hills. "Whatever success I may have attained , " eald Mr. Chase , "comes from my lovu of art for art's sake only. I always wanted to bo an artist , and I came to bo one this AUTOGRAPH PORTRAIT OF WILLIAM M. CHASE. way : My father owned a general store In Wllllamsburg , Ind. You know what a gen eral store Is. Ho Itept everything and sold to farmers and village people. " "When I was about 10 ho went up to Indianapolis and started the largest shoe store In that city. Ono part of It was separated from the rest and devoted to women. It was carpeted. It was the first woman's shoo store In the west. Ono day my fattier carao to mo and said : 'William , you have spoiled wrapping paper enough here. Put on your hat nnd come with me. I'm going to take you up to Hays. ' "On our way to the artist's rooms ho explained to mo regretfully how sorry he felt that his endeavors to make n business man of me had failed ; that he hadn't much hope or faith In my art predilections , but was 'willing ' to glvo mo a chance , and lie thought that a sttnllo was a bettor place for that chance than a shoo store , nnd thus I began my studies with U. F. Hays , the artist , In his studio next to the old postofll'ce. .Sot o Copr UiiMrruvliiK" . "Mr. Hays set me to work copying things svhlch wore of no earthly ndvantngo to mo as an art student. For Instance , he had me copy In oil a steel engraving of ono ot Hosji Honheur's pictures. After I bed bcun with him a year or so , however , ho did dome mo a genuine son-Ice. Ho advised my father to send mo to New York. "I came to this city with several letters of Intrpductlon to wholesale shoo dealers , who were requested to keep a kindly watch over nu < , and another letter to the late J. 0. Eaton , a western artist , who had attained considerable * reputation In the metropolis. I wentinto Mr. Eaton's studio , and upon hla advice I entered the National Academy ot Design. When I was 20 years old my father failed In business. Ho might have taken advantage of the bankruptcy law and caved n respectable fortune. Hut It was an hon est failure. He regretted very much that ho could not continue supporting me , and bo wondered what use I could make of my art training. I didn't know exactly what to do. "I gave the matter considerable thought. I had ono year's experience In the shoe busi ness , nnd I had learned to sell a woman n pair ot shoes two sizes too Email for her. I was very successful In that , and I had made up my mind that 'If ' 1t came to the worst I would go Into a shoe store ns a clerk. Dut fortunately I didn't have to. I laid the matter before Mr. Eaton , nnd ho dvlsed me to paint flowers nnd fruits , In which line of work I had been moderately successful. Through his Inlluenco I was able to sell some of these. There are n number of them now up around Yonkers , which I would like to recall. I was so suc cessful that by Christmas I had saved up enough money to go to St. Louis , where my father had re-established himself In business , and I decided , after looking over the field to open u studio In that city. "Now In every large city that I have ever been in there are one or more men who feel a personal Interest In art. They are naturar art patrons. I met tuo such men In St. Louis. One of them was named Hodges and the other was Samuel Dodd. They were Imth very wealthy. Ono day I overheard them talking In my studio about me. " 'What do you think we had better do ? eald Mr. Hodges. " 'Send him abroad , ' answered Mr. Dodd. " 'We'll get commissions for him to be executed on the other side , and we will have the money advanced to him for his studies. ' "When this plan was laid before me I very willingly gave up my studio and went to Munich , where I entered the academy of which the great I'llotl was the director , took with me several hundred dolfurs and I filled every commission according to prom ise. The most expensive commission was for D. A. Cole , ono of the best known collectors in the west , Ho had advanced J150 , The picture I painted for him Is now in the Wldener collection in Philadelphia. If I had to do It over again I would not do It for ten times that mu < h. "After entering the academy I had a pretty hard time of It. I foresaw that my money would be spent long before I bad ac quired the requisite training , nnd try as hard as I might I could not celt my work to the local den I cm. I had been more or less of a revolutionist In the school. I had ob jected to painting pictures to order , and It was not the way of the master. llotMi in Ilrfiul uiiil Cln-cxi' . "At last I got down to bread and cheese. IJvcn my canvas nnd my palntn wcro sup plied by my fellow students. I had been In Munich two years and a half. I bad worked bard and conscientiously. I bad re ceived , It Is true , the highest medal given by the academy In each class , but I had been severercriticised by the teachers for my Independence ! and the dealers would have nothing to do with me. 1 know what de spair means. " The nrtlst rose to his feet , walked across the room and looked out of the window where tlio mold was bringing home his child fiom their morning walk. "It was the turning point In my life. I don't know how much longer I could have kept up the struggle. I was fortunate In having secured quarters with some people who had confidence in me sufficient confi dence to let mo owe them two years' rent- but I could not have held out very much longer , and I knew It. It was then that I painted my first successful picture. It came about this way : I painted a study of a woman In black dressed In a riding habit. It now hangs In ttio reception room of the Union League club In this city. 1 sold It for $300. It was bought by S. P. Avery , and now belongs to the club. It was not the money that I got from this picture , though , that brought me success , because j I did not sell It until several months after ward. I took the canvas to Pllotl and asked him what he thought of it. He looked at It , and then hu said : 'Mr. Cliase , I want you to ipalnt the portraits of my children. [ will advance you one-half of the price before you begin work. ' Within a day everybody In Munich art circles knew that the great painter had com missioned mo to paint the portraits of his children. My reputation was made. The deal- era who had refused to notice mo crowded my studio and asked for paintings , studies , anything that I had. The seal of approval tiad been set by the highest authority of his day. I had money Pllotl's money and I was Independent , so I told these dealers - ers 'No , ' to go away , to let mo alone , that I would have nothing to do with them. I paid my rent. I walked on air. The whole worM looked bright. There was sunlight everywhere. Slory of nil Kxcluinge. "I won't tell you how I painted these portraits or what has become of them , for that haa nothing to do with the matter wo are talking about. A curious sequel , how ever , to this llttlo siege of the Bavarian art dealers came to pass only last month. Let mo tell you about It. One of the dealers had In his store a portrait of a girl smoking a pipe , by Wllholm Lelbl , oven at that time a famous painter. I enjoyed studying this picture more than almost any other In Munich , and It occurred to mo that so long as my work was In demand I would exchange some of my pictures for It , so that I toulii study it at my leisure In , my own studio. I gave three studies of heads In exchange for It. "Now at the Stuart art sale last year ono of Llebl'g pictures sold for $15,000. About a month ago the art dealer who arranged the trade In Munich more than twenty years ago wrote to "mo asking whether I still had this picture , and , If so , whether I would sell It. I replied that I had It nnd did not care to dispose of U. In answer to tlili I received a letter asking mo to put my own price upon the canvas. This was n different matter. So I wrote to my old- time friends , telling them that It they would send their agent to me with $2,000 I would part with the picture , never thinking- that my offer would be accepted. Dut they cabled their acceptance and they've got ths picture now , and I don't know whether to be sorry or glad. " "How did Pllotl happen to ask you to paint his children's portraits ? I thought you said ho was a severe critic ot yours , " I suggested. Jin < ColiunliuM Turn 111 * Hack. "It was not wholly my study ot the 'Woman In lllack , ' as I afterward learned , because , although the great painter was a very harsh critic , he had a rather high Idea ot my ability , which I possibly did not de serve. I'll glvo you an Illustration. I told you how I resented the method of manufacturing pictures , employed In the academy , of my desire for 'Independence , and all that. This happened a month ur BO be fore I received my commission. I had all the sensitive Independence that goes with unrecognized ability and grinding poverty. I resented almost everything. That was my mood. One day the master said to me that he wanted competitive compositions from the pupils , and ho bad selected the subject of Columbus before the council because there were a number of Americans In the academy. Now , I knew how Pllotl wanted those compositions to bo made. I knew where he would place Columbus and where ho would put tfio members ot the council , but I determined 'that If I were compelled to paint It I would follow my own ideas. Two days before the tlmo for submitting the compositions arrived some of my fellow pupils asked mo what I was doing with Co lumbus. I told them ' ' nothing , 'You'd bet ter do something , ' said one ot them , 'The chief expects something very important rom you. ' 1 laughed. They Instated , ami'I lore nn n Joke than anything pl e I laid out ny composition. 1 i.ild to one of tlio young men , 'There li no authorized portialt of Columbus , Is there ? ' No one knew of nny. So , ' I continued , 'I'll paint the back of tha Iscovcror , and I won't put him In one cor- cr of the picture , but In tlio center. ' Ami o I did. I mnde him face the council tit position that I knew would not entirely lease the chief. The more I worked"nt tlio ulng the more interested I became , and be- ere I had been painting nn hour 1 was en grossed In It. After I had finished It I Inld to one sltle nnd thought no nero about It. Ilut I finally entered It 1th t/io other compositions. To my In- cnso stirplso It received the medal. As eon ns the award was announced I'llotl iamo to me , Indignation written In every Ino of his face. face.A A Loutl llonr. " 'It's an outrage , ' ho said. 'I don't tin- crstond how the committee came to give ou that medal. You don't deserve It. The dea of making so lad a use of so great a ubjoct ! Now , th's la what you want to lo. Put Columbus oven on one side , paint a side view of him. Do It this way , ' nn-1 IB Illustrated with his expressive gestures iow the figure wnc to bo drawn. 'Now , don't paint on your little canvas. I'll glvo ou a studio that three men have now. ' 11 turn them all out. You cau have It ly yourself. Then we'll put a canvas lilrty feet wide and I want you to paint his plcturo this way. In , one , In two years , you will have produced a painting. If I lave any Influence with jour government t will bo In Washington. It will bo In the apltol. It will make you famous. ' "Of course 1 was pleased. I was more , was touched. Ilut I didn't have money nough to work one or two years , or even no or two months longer , and I told him o frankly. " 'You don't need money , ' said Pllotl , 'tho , cadcmy , the government will pay your ex- icnsea , will hire jour studio , glvo you your lalnts , buy you your canvas , engage you our model. " "I thanked him , but I went back to my studio and resumed my single canvases and lied to reach the heart of Munich art dealers. This will show you how the mns- er regarded mo even before I had sub- nUtcd1 the picture that gave mo my first uccessful order. While I was painting the portraits of the children , Pllotl asked mo tow I was getting along with my Columbus ilcture. I had not begun It. I never had my Intention of beginning It , and I didn't tnow exactly -what to say lo him. Sud- lenly au Inspiration came to mo. " 'Do you think , Herr Director , ' said I , that Munich Is the place to paint thla plc- .uro In. Isn't Salamanca a better place ? ' " 'Quito right , ' returned the master. 'Of Bourse. Como to think of It , your models lero are all Bavarians. You want Span- ards for models. Walt until you go to ialaraanca. Do It there. ' "Ttiat is the last I ever heard of my Columbus composition. But I have the original among my paintings in my studio now. " Ilnlc for Sncce * in Art. "What la your rule for success in act ? " asked. "Years ago , " said Mr. Chase , as ho led mo to the front window and pointed to the rees In the park and the half withered ; rass , "I thought that Nature was master. Now I know different. Art transcends N'ature. Ono must paint what Is behind .ho eye of the artist. As I paint , and I levee o paint , there Is somebody standing by my shoulder Mho says to me , 'Don't paint that , ' or 'paint that , ' and I follow these directions. I almost see this somebody. It s conscience personified. It speaks to mo. It directs me. Eevery day I paint whenever t Is possible , "whether It bo well done or jadly done. I paint If I have to scratch It out the next morning. I work because I can't help working. I love work. " "And your best picture , Mr. Chase ? " I suggested. "My best picture ? In my studio there is an empty canvas. My best picture Is painted ; here. It's In my mind. I am always paint ing my best picture. I am always at work on It. It I only could paint the pictures I aavo In here " and the artist touched his forehead. "I don't suppose , though , that I ever shall. My best plcturo is still un- palnted , ami I hope the tlmo will never come when I shall look at that canvas and say , 'There Is my best picture. ' " GOSSIP AI10UT NOTED PEOPLB. . For forty years Vermont was represented In the United States senate by four men Solomon , . Foot , Jacob S. Morrlll. George F. Edmunds < vnd Justin S. Morrill. The Green mountain state , by 'the way , has given nu merous distinguished sons to the nation , among others , Stephen A. Douglas to Illi nois , Matthew H. Carpenter to Wisconsin and Thaddeus Stevens to Pennsylvania. No public man ever kept his documents In ' tnoro scrupulous order than Gladstone and his biographer , John Morley , is reaping the advantage , for lie finds everything so ready to his hand that ho Is able to begin the actual writing at onco. Ho has set him- a limit of three years for -the task , but may complete It In two. No reserve of any kind has < been Imposed upon , him by the family. Speaker Heed , when told last summer that Congressman Dlngley was very fond of Mark Twain and the American humorlsta generally , made answer : "Why , when Dlngley woe a young fellow , he preferred sitting up nights reading the latest treasury report to holding a pretty girl on his knee. Isn'.t that so. Dlngley ? " "Well. " replied . the author of the tariff bill. "I leave that to Mrs. Dlngley. " Colonel George Parmeleo Webster , who died a few days ngo In Now York , cast the deciding vote In the Kentucky legislature at the beginning of the civil -war. which kept that state ire the union. Ho was the last to vote on the motion to iccede and the vote when U came to him stood atie. - . He was a native of Connecticut , hut went to Kentucky .when . a young man and settled In Now York after the , war. He was a lawyer. a Paymaster General Stanton will soon bo . placed upon the retired list of the army , having reached the * so limit. Hard as a hickory nut and at the came time gentle as a ] woman , there la nothing of the tin soldier a about this veteran , nvhose department Is 0 perhaps freer from , red tape than any other In Washington. It ha been said of Genera' Stantoa that "flunkies do not flourish around him , and his latchstrlng a long one always hangs outside. " One day aome years ago a carpenter pre ' sented himself to the late Dr. Jenner of London , who remarked that his disease hat made great progress and ho should have seen him eooner. "I've been waiting to eeo you three years , elr. " was the astonish ing reply. "Why , my man. " exclaimed Jenner. "couldn't you afford to come ? ' "Ob , yes. " answered the carpenter , "but I could not get a gold guinea piece anywhere and I heard you would take nothing less. ' ' Until very recently Mayor Sllaa D. Drake of Elizabeth , N. J. , had no middle name merely the letter. After Dewey's victory ho decided to appropriate the admiral's name to himself and ho notified the nava hero of his intention. He has Just received a pleasant note In reply , the hero of Manila expressing pleasure at the compliment pale him by the New Jersey official. The ad mlral adds : "It may Interest you to know that I bad a cousin , now dead , named Slla Drake Flagg. " CLEVER TRICK FUR PARLORS Mysteries nnd Sleighl-of-IIand Based oil Scientific Principles , BLOWING EGGS FROM GLASS TO GLASS ClinnliiK mill tntiTt-MltiK Trick * with I'lanlx , DiuioliiK Water llnlilrn anil Air I'rrsMiiri Wyn- trry with SmoUr. A verx Interesting experiment to work out during the performance U one based upon the action of chemicals. About an lour Is required for this ; to It could bo ommenccd Just before the entertainment , and the things left to stand aa part ot ho outfit on the table. Take three medium Izeil leaves from a red cabbage nnd strip hem to pieces , nnd put them In a clean earthen dish and pour a pint of boiling voter over them. As coon ns the water Is cool , transfer It all to a pretty glass bowl nnd set that on the magic table. The water will be of a rich blue In an hour. At the amo tlmo take four clean wine glasses and put six drops of common vinegar in one , Ix drops of baking soda dissolved In water n the second , and six drops of alum solu- lon in the third. The fourth Is to bo left empty. No ono would notice the small quantity of liquid In these glasses. When yoi. are ready to use them you say omethlng like this : "You see three empty glasses. I shall pour this blue liquid Into hem. They will , nt my command , change heir color. This ( taking the empty one ) shall remain blue. This ono shall turn red taking the one with the vinegar ) , this shall jecome green ( taking the ono with the soda ) and this ono shall take on royal purple. The alum makes purple. ) This Is very ef- ectlve , as well as pretty , Air I'roKNtire. A boiled egg boiled for fear ot accident lornry for tlio defense on a point of Iknti flcntlon , the wltnens having testified that ho hail never seen the prisoner ex opt on the day of the nsjuiilt and one day n year before. "You say , " ealil the Attorney , "th.1t you had only seen the prisoner once before the allrRid assault ? " "Yec , Kir. " "How long before ? " "A lectio uppcrds of n year. " "You never had ecru the man before that time ? " "No , sir. " "Where did you see him the first time ? " "Ho come to my house one day mid stopped for a drink ot water. I passed the time of day with him nnd we talked for u matter of flvo minutes , I rhould say. " "How did ho look then ? " " 'Bout like ho did the day of the scrap. " "Describe his appearance nt the tlmo jou claim to have first seen him. " "Ho hid on a giny Jeans suit of do's , cow leather boots , with his pants stuck In 'em , black hat and had a black and white dog. " "How does It happen you remember to distinctly ? " " 1 don't have much else on my mind , 1 reckon. " "Isn't It n fart that If this Is the man you say It If , ho 1ms changed considerably be tween the tlmo jou saw him and the day you say you saw him assault the plaintiff ? " "Some , " hesitated the witness , trying to think. "Ah , " exclaimed the attorney , "you admit there was some change In him ? " "Yes , sir ; I reckon there was. " "Will you state to the court exactly what change you observed ? Ilemember , you are on your oath. " "Well , your honor , " said the witness with great deliberation , "tlio last time I seen him ho had n yaller dog. " The constitution adopted by the state of North Carolina In 1S6S abolished courts of equity , giving the superior courts Jurisdic tion of all matters , legal nnd equitable , and the power to determine them In the eamo Bitlt. Shortly afterwards ex-Judgo B. was employed by a countryman to bring suit DANCING- DOLL JUMPING E.G& , OPGROWN GROWN IN Is put , largo end downward , In a wine class. Another glass like It Is stood an Inch dis tant. The performer must blow forcibly down In the side nearest him of the glass with tlio egg , and It will Jump out and Into the other one. Better try this two or three times privately to malto euro of distance and force required. Air pressure may bo used as the basis for the "dancing waterbaby , " This Is easily made , and Is very comical. A clear glass milk jar should bo filled with water up to an Ir.ch from the top. A small walnut has the m at taken out and the shell fastened together with sealing wax , so that It Is watertight. At the lower end a small hole Is to be mado. Two threads arc fastened to the shell by wax , and these arc tle-d to the head of a small wooden doll. A bullet Is fastened to a string around the waist and hings down a trlflo below the feet. The hole In the nutshell Is right over the doll's head. When this Is done put the doll down Into the water , and the water must reach to about an Inch from the top , when all IB In. A pleco of bladder Is to bo firmly tied over the mouth. This should be wet first , as that makes It more pliable , and no air must enter. When this Is dry the baby js ready to dance for you. You press the cover with ono finger , and that causes a corresponding pressure of air upon the nut , which is then tilled with water , and that makes It heavier , so that It rises and falls with each pressure of the finger. Myatcrlous Smoke- . A puzzling trick In chemistry Is to take a very transparent glass goblet with four drops of hydrochloric acid In the bottom and a saucer where the bottom has Just been dipped In ammonia. Cover the glass tightly with the saucer and step away , declaring that you will cause the smoke from a cigarette to pass Inside the glass. The glass will slowly flll with fumes of smoke. It Is the union of these two volatile liquids which forms the white fumes. If one wonts to do a really remarkable thing let him get a handful of lettuce seed and soak them over night In alcohol. Then have a flower pot or box not over six Inches deep. In the bottom strew two Inches of well mixed loam or florist's soli. At the be ginning of the evening's performance the Kli | lad Ebould show this box of soil and tell them that before the audience leaves he Is going to show them aome of his farming. He then takes his seeds , and after putting In the box two Inches more of eoll , composed of : one part loam and one part of quicklime , he scatters his lettuce seeds all over the top and then sifts a llttlo moro loam , very flno and thinly over the seeds. Then he waters the whole and stands It directly In the light. In ten minutes the seeds burst , In twenty there arc two leaves and at the end of an hour , If kept sprinkled a couple of tlucs , the lettuce leaves will have attained the size of quarter ot a dollar and ought to bo numer ous enough to make the whole top ijreeu. TO1,1 OUT OF COUKT. "I was recently making out a deed for a man , " Bald a Detroit lawyer to the Free Press man , "and all went swimming till I turned to him and asked his wife's name. 'Oh , yes , of course. Wife's name. Very necessary , to be sure , ' and It was plain to be seen that ho was sparring for time , while making every effort to bring his memory Into play. Ho had a rush of brood to the face , looked sorely troubled and finally turned his back on me while he looked out the window , as though relief wcro to bo found there. 'Wouldn't that beat you , ' ho exclaimed , as ho turned slowly back , 'I'll bo blowed if I can recall her name. You see they used to call her "Pet" when the was a girl at homo and that was her name with mo up to two years after our marriage , when I began calling her " .Mam ma. " I couldn't tell } ou her name If It were a capital offense not to know It. S'poso It wouldn't do to Just call her "Pet" In" the deed ? ' It wouldn't , GO ho hurried away and In an hour was back with his wife's furl name on a slip of paper. " The witness In an assault and battery case , relates the Washington Star , was be ing dragged around the stand by the at- agalnst his own brother for n trivial bum. The Judge ndvlsed his client to attempt to compromise the matter , on the ground that It was too trivial to bring Into court , espe cially considering the relationship of the parties. "Toll your brother , " said the judge , "that he ought to consider the cir cumstances and settle , according to equity and right. " His advtco was followed cheer fully , but the countryman returned the next day nnd reported that his efforts to compro mise had been without avail. "What did your brother say ? " asked Judge 13. "Why , Jcdge , " said his client , scratching his head , "ho said d -eaqulty ! thar warut no filch thing as aqulty no mo , which the now con- Eocutlon done killed eaqulty dead as Hec tor ! " "You go back nnd tell your foolish brother , " said Judge B , slowly and softly , "that when he gets Into the court house he will find that 'eaqul-ty' lacks a good deal of being dead. Furthermore ( hero his voice dropped to a whisper ) , ho has gone and cursed 'eaqulty , ' nnd If the Judge finds 'It out your brother will have to go to Jail for contempt of court ! Tell him that the best thing for him to do is to compromise nnd keep awny from the court house for flvo or six years. " The compromise went through. In the case of Slate asalnet Johnson , SO I > a. Ann. 904 , the Indictment charged 'the ' defend ant with stealing "a pair of pants" and the supreme court of Louisiana held that "the word 'pants' sufficiently describes a thing which may be the subject of larceny. " Per haps the court based its reasoning on the ground that the person from whom the gar- rn < ; nt was purloined was a "gent" and took judicial notlco of the fact that "gents wear pants. " In an Interesting and witty paper read by the Hon. Russell Smith Taft of the Ver mont supreme court , at the last annual meeting of the Bar association ot that state , the learned Judge cited a most admirable sentence Imposed upon a man convicted of Illegal fishing. It reads thus : "Your coun sel think you are Innocent , and the court think you are Innocent , but a Jury of your peers , In possession of what common sense they possess , and It seems , to us to have been very little , think you are guilty , and wo must Impose sentence upon you , which IB that you bo placed In solitary confinement on the south hank of the South Pond for one day , and as that day was yesterday , If you have any legitimate business , go about It. " In a Kentucky pollco court some years ago the judge was a mild tempered old physician while the constable was a Iloanerges , ful ! of the Importance of his function , who had an artificial leg like a hitching post or saw- log. During the 'trial ' of a suit for tuition by a school teacher against a red-headed ono-cyed patron of his school the parties got "into a fight , but that was of short du ration. The constable bore down upon them with his Etlck of timber smltlnc the floor like a lightning pile driver , while ho yellec to the defendant. "Sit down , you you led- headcd , one-eyed son of a. gun. " The court said , "That's right , Sir. Constable , keep or der In the court. " No s'ueh constable seems to have been present iu the Illinois court in which the justice made the following entry on his docket : "Tho file was willingly fit in view of the justice. " In the case of Dover vs. Danville. 53 Vt 183. says Law Notes , the plaintiff sued to recover for Injuries sustained bv reason o a defective highway. As a consequence o the Injury she was prematurely dcllverei of twin living children , whldi shortly af terward died. Orlevlng ceaselessly over her loss the plaintiff sought surcease ot sorrov In ahcdvy _ claim for damages , strongly urg ing 'her continuing anguish of mind 03 i ground therefor. The court , however , fullee to dee any mode whereby such damaces could bo estimated , and said : "If like Rachul she wept for her children and wouli not bo comforted , a question of contlnulne damage Is presented , too delicate to bt weighed by any scales which the law has jot Invented. " If the pangs of dlsprlzed love can bo alleviated In n law court why ntiaulc IlactifJ's eyes not bo dried with the nil sufficient greenback ? j for Enfantc and ChicSren. ? The Kind You Me Always Bought BEARS THE SIGNATURE OF hi Use For Over 30 Years. " " " " " " " " " ' J s sssssaeammia A Good Husband. ST. PAUL , Minn. , Jan. 28. My wife used two boll'cs ' of Wine of Caului while we lived at Toledo , Ohio , and it cured her diseases cntirdy. She has a friend here who needs it. Please , send a book for her. GUST. LENING. It is a husband's duty to do all he can to preserve hij wife's health. Mis happiness as well as hers depends so much upon it. Many women suffer month in and month out because their natural modesty keeps them from telling their troubles to a doc tor , and they dislike to visit drug stores and ask for ( he proper medicine. A good husband can help his wife in such emer gencies. He can go to the drug store and buy Wine of Cardui for her , nnd she can take it at home. When a woman is weak and sick , the trouble is almost always with the organj that make her a woman. They arc so closely allied to the fibres of her life that trouble there means trouble all over her body. Wine of Cardui corrects end cures all female troubles. No matter what name the doctors give LADIES' ADVISORY DEPARTMENT. . For oiHIco In rmjs rciiulrlnz epo. to woman's sickness this vegetable i clttldlructloutluUlrtni.RlTlnccjinii- , ' . turns IjOilir * .4cttov < Dtjwtnitnt , etable Wine will be found a The Ci ) ttannoa C'luillnnnniia , Tcnti. MeUlclue Co. marvelous restorer of strength. Drug Stores Sell Largo Bottle * at Ql.OO. The Bee's souvenir editions together contain a complete history of the great enterprise , illustrated with beautiful half-tone engravings. We have a few copies left of the ( June 1st ) Pso Jubilee Editions They contain pictures of the Grand Court , the illumination , the build- * f ings , the midway , all the officers , the directors , the Indian camp and sham battles , McKinley , his cabinet , the heros of the war all about the Peace Jubilee all about the Exposition.