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A USEFUL OPPONENT.
My husband was a gambler, a men:
It of a prominent club. Night after
night I was loft alone, while ho pur
sued his calling at the olub. presum--dly
a gentleman, vet only intent upon
winning the money of his acquaint
ances. Time after time I had urged him to
give up his despicable business but he
turned my fiitreaties aside by offering
.xcusc which were not at all satisfac
tory. 'We live well." he said, "and I need
money to pay our i-xpr-nsos. Yu are
well aware that when 1 married you I
had no visible means of support, al
i hough your parents wore laboring un
der the most, delightful -Illusion that
I was ai,i illionairo and aeatch in the
intitrimonial market worth more than
passing attention. Therefore, when it
came to sotting up a house 1 had to
make some money. And money 1
made by playing cards, which is easy
enough when you know "
A peculiar expression flitted across
his face anil settled there.
'When you know how. 1 suppose
you were going to say." I remarked,
wondering why a sentence should have
been begun only to be left unfinished.
Yes." he answered, "in all games
which combine chance with skill, the
skill Is bound to toll in the long run.
With a cool hand and a level head th-'
odds are In your favor, especially when
new member of the club sat reading,
his evening paper, went out into the
roar of Broadway.
The chief card room of the Nonpariel
Club was crowded :is it had never
been crowd wl before that night. The
news of the great contest had spread
abroad, and prominent actors and tneu
about town were there to see the con
test between Horace hinlev and tlie
comparatively new member of the ciub
I-aey and a group of his intimate
friends stood just behind my husband's
chair, and Cushmore was on the oppo
site side of the table.
From the very iht. B.-ilsam was a
winner. He hud the most astonishing
luck in drawing. If he needed a king,
or an ace. or a jack, he was almost
certain to draw it.
'PI... !..,. 1-1. , i ,
i. . i V - , " 11 , , ' 19.SC per cunt dissolved solids, of which
If i. . ' T W:,,S "! h;U';1 1:,Ck; s common salt. Such water
f ?a J II:,y Ile h:Ul l0St ati would vield of total solid matter :Kl
least .yUXK. . .... , nf n,mnn
jJUUiuin iJ uiu iuti vj- -cui" v
SALT LAKE AND DEAD SEA-
The Two Rodlra of Water -Have Lit
Hie water of the Great Salt lake
varies greatly in its contents of dis
solved solids, depending upon the re
lation between the supply of water
through streams and the evaporation.
A fair average of total solids dissolved
in the lake at its present mean level is
from in to 20 per cent by weight. But
I not all of this is common salt: for be
sides this ingredient the water con
tains sodium sulphate (glauber salts),
magnesium chloride, calcium sulphate
J (gypsum) and potassium sulphate. A
i detailed analysis of water taken from
the lake August. 1SSS, was made by
I Dr. Talmage. This contained in all
Jowaid midnight something occurred Jl)OUt ;m ls to the t0IK
n hie h ma.le ( usiimore raise his eye- , Thtf De;ul se:i (.ontains :l greater
brows. iio looked across to Tjwv.
la ml Henderson, who was an exceed
ingly nervous man. turned white to
the lips, and suddenly left the room.
Balsam had been detected cheating
portion of solid matter dissolved in its
waters than does the Great Salt lake.
Much discrepancy exists among pub
lished accounts of its contents, the
fluctuations in composition being due
with his lace darkened by an angry ...,,, ,..,: iii-n nrevnil in our
u i. i , - " ""- v....... .......
V,,, ' '"n'i l"sneu nacK his cnair. lak0j viz.t ti10 relation between the sup
"Ihise cards are marked." he said. .)lv through inflowing streams and los
quietly: "they must have been smug- ln: evaporation. A sample taken fron:
rrl.wl C 1 1-1. ...1.1. .1. . t "'"' " 1 - .
... imu ..a- nuu wuii uie conmvauce :l depth of 1,110 feet carries '2oA per
of one of the servants " i .., snYuU This cone-
i L-iii vy wi.-'.-viii.n ---.-
sponds to oJS pounus to me ion; uiu
I'alsam hissvl. He look-
vou are playing against men with
more monev than brains and fonder of finding none, he made a sudden move-
whisky than soda. 1 toward the door.
"My luck as you have good reason In a moment. Cushmore sprang at
to know has been phenomenal. It ac- j him and seized his wrists,
counts for the horses you drive; it j "Not so fat. my friend," he said,
accounts for this luxurious furniture: ! I-ac.v sent a waiter for :i policeman.
"It's a li.
cd around the room, hnniii" to liml 1 .i.; :,. ...... ,.,t ri,i.i,M. .j-iit
a . iiiij I (Jill I ii.zi tv.ui v..jiui..". ...... T
somo support umoiii: tho members, and t-.i nmiml nm Um
... . i , i
Therefore, though the Salt lake car
ries a lower proportion of dissolved
solids of all sorts than does the Dead
sea, the lake contains more than double
the proportion of salt. The chief solid
constituent of the Dead sea water is
it accomiLs for my balance at tne , u miuauu caned uie man oacK. 110t lum chloride (common salt), but
bank. It has enabled mo to keep you ' "Don t make an ass of yourself." , m:,nesium chloride. Stricflv speaking,
in the best soci -ty, in the fashionable !' said; "whatever happens. let us the"water of our lake is much "briuier"
;irclcs which surrounded .u when i avoid a scandal." tl t .. Dead sea, common salt
you were born -destined to marry a
Standard Oil millionaire, or the son
of a Sugar Trust Sena Mr. at least,
if it had not been for the o.-nniless
adventurer who made such capital out
of his good looks and charming man
"Good looks and charming manners,
indeed," I said, thu nping ttim on the
shoulder. -Well, go on."
That's all," ho said.
riion ho turned to his tppouent.
"There's the door," he said, pointing ,
with his finger. "Go." i
The other put his hand in his pock- i
; et. drew forth a huge roll of bills, and
I laid his winnings on the table, feeling !
i like a whipped dog.
Horace removed a few of the notes t
being the chief solid dissolved in the
lake. Nevertheless the Dead sea us
much more highly saturated with
solids. Desert News.
DR. HOLMES TO A YOUNG MAIN
probably a hundred dollars and hand- j He Hnl Xo Work for Tiii Litem py
od them to Halsam, without a word. .Mirnt. but tinvc Jilm Some tioml
i A murmur of approbation at his gen-
Well. and what is there to prevent t osity ran round the room.
you from leaving off now without
tempting Providence any farther?"
"Gocd gracious . child." he said
quite angrily, "don't you see? Tin
men in the club expect at least a
When the door was closed upon Bal
sam, and those who had witnessed the
disgraceful episode had returned to the
card-room, my husband begged to be
dlowed to say a word publicly
chance of getting some of their money "Gentlemen," he said. "1 am going to
. ... .. .mf nil ililllflltjn Prnm fliiu viiiitwmt
;o on playing
Iwck. They '
"I don't see the goi
all if you feel bound to
till you lose."
T don't intend to lose." he said,
quietly. "Winning back lost money
is the most expensive game a gambler
plays. It makes him demoralized and
reckless. Besides, people grow sus
picious of a man who gives up play
before pla. gives him up. Society
would have iioih'ng to do with us
were the ghost of a suspicion east, on
my honesty by some evil minded fellow
at the club. The loss of society's smile
would be nothing to me. but to you "
Nothing to him, indeed!
A neat maid opened the door and
brought in a note on a tray. It is
unusual for notes to arrive at three
o'clock v. the morning, but llora.-c
Ianley did not seoin in the least surprised.
He took it. read it through quickly.
Oliver Wendell Holmes once wrote
, as fellows to a young and ambitious
! literary aspirant who applied to him
for a position of private secrotary:
Dear Sir: I regret that it is not in
! my power to direct you to any place or
employment such as you desire. In. a
c'ty like this the crowding towards all
' sncL enmlovinents !s very great, and
i remainder of my life. Whether I am i there are a few situations to be divided
I a fool for my pains or not. will prob- 1 among a great number of applicants,
j ably le a matter of dispute, but my s for myself, T am not (as 1 am often
mind is made up. I have never be- , supposed to be) an editor, and have no
fore seen cheating at cards, and never -wating to do which I am not compo
again will 1, willingly, submit to such i tent to do myself with a iUtle ocra-
an experience. J am impeiieu io uie sional neip irom memuers ol my own
WEDDED TO A SIOUX
AXD FINDS THAT MARRIAGE 13 A
Elaine Goodnle.lVho Mnrricd n Fnll
IHooilcil Indian, n Happy AVlfe nnsl
Mother Her Husband Xovr Occupy
ing an Enviable Position.
There are several cxc2llent reasons
why the world is interested in Elaine
Gocdale, once the child poetess of the
Berkshire Hills, now the wife of a
typical Indian of the Sioux race. The
red n.fn has been her ouly lover, and
she followeil the promptings of her
heart, defied conventional usage and
overcame by earnest pleadings and ;ir
gunents the objections that at first
nr.turally arose among the members
f her own family to such a union.
It vas known that, although a Sioux
InCInn, her husband was an oducated
man, a graduate of two colleges, a phy-
I .iv i uu iiuiiiiie. r i mil wu iumiu'iii.
d of winning at i :m U1 vour presence. 1 swear solemnly
never io loucn a earn again ior uie
mte comfort. The life on the plains
pas not. ja new one to Elaine. Her
sympathies with the Indian rae,
wliich had been developed by the
teaching-of some Indian pupils at Gar
lisle and; Hampton institutes in the
East, had induced her in lioo to ac
company Senator Dawes on a trii
through the Indian reservation. She
had been particularly interested in her
observations at Pino Bulge Ageucy.
s nd it was there that she determined
to devote her life to the .mprovenuut
of the Indians of the West. She soon
after became a government tea-jher in
Dakota, and in li$K) she was appointed
superintendent of all the Indian
schools in South Dakota, being sta
tioned at Pine Ridge Agency, ft was
wl jle attending to her otlicial duties
at this agency, it will be remembered,
that she first met her future husband.
He had only a short time before been
graduated from Dartmouth college and
secured his appointment as govern
Thus as a former resident of Pine
Ridge, the young wife found herself
surrounded by familiar objects and by
the friendly faces of the people of her
adoption. Her interest in the welfare
of the Indians, always keen, was now
intensified, and she labored earnestly
in their behalf. Dr. Eastman's duties
frequently compelled him to be absent
from home for several weeks at a time.
On many of these journeys his wife
was his companion, and, although
.these journeys were marked by priva
tions, hardships and fatigue, she never
uttered a word of complaint. Her en
thusiasm in the cause she had espoused
overshadowed every obstacle, and she
labored unremittingly in the cause in
which she had enlisted. Her womanly
traits were developed during these try-
I ing ordeals, her courage arose to every
, emergency, and the approval of her
work 13 her husband was recompense
enough for any social sacrifices she
may have endured.
About a year after Dr. and Mrs.
Eastman had entered upon their life
at Pine Ridge Agency a difference
arose between them and Agent Brown.
ol Pine Ridge. The trouble dated back
Dr. Charles Eastman. . ,
riefcn of good standing and under ap- .,... In,.litui,1 f,. ,.o;v! (1in.f,.,inc
pointment by the government to an nt , t!mi, . tlw, ..,,.,
Ind an agency: that he was respected , havo 1)Ceu prefcrrc1 bv Dr. EsistIUttn
by his college associates, morally cor- inst some of the Ind,an
toct, mentally bright (his class orator Mm ,,.nszt !iniirir(.lf m,t,.m,,o nf ih
t at college), and that he inherited a nmomuo, wn i. iisi..nnitnn nf l,;
splendid physique, which he had de- j eoven'imGnt no,itioil bvDr. Eastman.
celled, as he did in almost everything . ,.ts .oeiation. 1IpP wilh.
drawal was due to the conflict between
herself and husband and Agent Brown.
In a letter to President Phillip C. Gar-
Hfghest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
1 vnr m
ML r EL
The Vintage of France.
Returns of the French vintage of
1S94. just received, report a vield of
30,000,000 hectoliters (000,000,000 gal
lons), only three-fifths of the yield of
1S93, while the qualities of 'the red
wines is apt to be inferior, owing to a
cool summer and a very late vintage.
The best vintage in France this year
has been in Champagne. There fs no
fear of immediate scarcity of good
French wine, however, as the last seven
years (1SS7 to 1SD3) have been rich
years both for quantity and quality,
and the storehouses are full of ripen
ing wine. For 1SU4 the yield of the
leading Bordeaux vineyards is as fol
lows: Medoc, 1,000 hogsheads of forty
eight gallons: Chateau Lafitte, 700
hogsheads; IMouton Rothschild, :"."0;
Cos d'Estonrnel, COO, and Pontet Canet,
The United States Veterinary Medi
cal association: at its thirty-first annual
meeting, held in Philadelphia, adopted
a resolution condemning- the "docking"
of horses' tails and calling nttention to
the fact that nature surely intended
the tail as the animal's defense against
the assaults of insects. There is noth
ing new in the announcement that tho
tail is a useful appendage, bu; those
persons who are ever vigileni to avert
cruelty to animals will be delighted to
have the duly recorded support of such
an authority as the Veterinar3 associa
tion. The practice of "docking" hors
es' tails is wholly indefensible, tome
people try to justify it on the ground
that it improves the horse's appear
ance. It does not. It simply spoils
the good looks of any horse so operated
upon. Washington Star.
course 1 am about to take, and 1 take
it confident that 1 shall at least have
There weio murmurs of applause.
which were drowned in louder inur-
I regret not to be able to give you
encoragement as to employment in Bos
ton, but the truth is, there is next to
nothing of the kind you mention, most
murs of surprise, and several men said of our writers being as poor as rats
themselves and no more able to keep
an amanuensis than '.hey are to set up
a coach antd six.
I do not even know how to advise
you beyond this simple counsel, which
Y have occasionally given to young
aspirants: If you think you havo lit
er: r talents write something for the
openly that they eonsider.xi Horace
an idiot However, it was aomuteti
on all sides that my husband had con
ducted himself admirably.
I never knew until the day of my
husband's death the truth of the mat
ter. As he lav dying, mourned by
imiuli-oils of :ieoi!.iintaneo. and above best naner or magazine you can get
llin Vnnnnroil ! if r.i l.-mii In imo SU'll:ltlire illld VOU "Will
then tore it into fragments and put ! , , n ' tQ Jlim aml tol(1 be fomid out b a iml)1!c wUch is ready
them carefully, -eryja refill ly, jmjbe , 1 1, sqsaartotjius life. Ah! how shall ! to give the highest praise for al nnst
lire. ( r m i - T i . x-, --- - i ,., i: ..i.:i:...
My Horace, the husband whom I I do not "tun from your petition
loved, who was more to me than all j with cold indifference." but it is utterly
the world, was- the most successful out of my power to do more than give
j card-sharper of this or any other age. jou these few words of kindly avice.
Balsam was his accomplice, and lie j O. W. II limes,
i used him more ingeniously to cover his j
ret i eat from the card-tables, after he
j had Ih'coiuo a millionaire. Not a soul
l ever suspected him. or guessed the se
j cret of his mysterious opponent.
lie TvaU'lied the flames leap upon
them, he watched -the blackened scraps
of paper curl and break into a thou
"Thank Heaven I" he said. Then lie
drewa deep breath of relief.
"I shall have, to go out for half an
hour." he emarked. getting up and
holding out his coat for me to put on.
He turned as lie reached the door and
kissed his hand, an unusually serious
exnression in his face. "Perhaps I
DOWN WITH POT HUNTERS.
shall manage to take your advice after I
all." he said, with a forced attempt to j VnntnlM w,(h WIl SI t
snnie. oniy you musi give iue nine.
I sprang to my feet but he was gone. : " ,,,"'
Then nry pent-up feelings found an ' The bird.
outlet, and I cried a little to mjsdf.
wondering at the secret trouble which
was gnawing at 1113' husband's heart.
That look on his face haunted me all
night and for many a long day after.
Eaurence Cushmore. my husband's
friend, told me afterward, the end of
the story, although he never gussed
the truth. Alwmt a week must havo
passed since that nocturnal conversa
tion with my husband, and Cushmore
was tanding at the window of the
Xonpariel Club talking with my broth
Well, if von don't know who the
fellow is I'm sure nobody else docs."
lio "ui.i. Eacy bad a reputation for
kuowing everybody in the city. "I
can't imagine how he over came to be I
clecUxl. or, rather, why we never
blackballed him. There was a time
O MlOOt It
Evtry l.iviiiKT Thlnjr.
the squirrels, the rabbits
and indeed all living things in Forest
park outside of the cages are being
killed off by
hours as early as 4 o'clock, and bag a
good deal of game. Commissioner
Marsh has a special officer to guard the
park, and though he has a great deal
of ground to cover, he manages occa
sionally to capture a marauder. One
-Schools' of Electricity.
There is just now much uneasiness,
not to say alarm, in electrical circles
at the prospect of a grave abuse of
public confidence. A prominent journal,
referring to the earnest popular seek
ing for information on all electrical
matters, says what is heralded as the
course of instruction of certain "schools
of electricity" is of doubtful benefit to
many of those who may be induced to
0,,.i...u.u i.., ,,...1 government position by Dr. Eastm
veloped by training and athletic sports Ear, m the followln2 vear Fcbru::
vbile a student and in which he ex- mn MrR Kastnlan wI(hdrew fro,
l.e undertook. Aud yet, despite a !
knowledge of all this, many pei-sons
feared that Elaine had made a grave
mistake when she united her?jlf for
life to this scion of an Indian chief,
and they sympathized with her accord
ingly. Has she made a mistake? Was her
u.arriage a sacrifice, socially consid
ered? Was it to end her usefulness as
a brillian contributor o literature?
Would her pen continue to surprise
and charm the world of literature with
sonnets and sketches, or would it be
rett, of the association in Philadelphia
Mrs. Eastman said, among other things:
'"It seems to me that it would be noth
ing less than ridiculous for me to con
tinue to aid witli my name and money
any association whose representative is
making pablic attacks upon me to
1 which I cannot reply in print (as I 1 11-
derstaud) without costing my husband
his position as agency phvsleian here,
and who is, as 1 beli-jve, actively work-
S10O Jtewanl, StOO.
The rentiers of this paper will bo pleased
to le:iru taut there is at least one dreaded
disease that science has been able to euro in
sill its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is the only positive euro now
known to tha medical fraternity. Catarrh
being- a constitutional diseasel rconires a
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh j V- .
Cure is taken inteniallv. acting directiv 1 , - Known
upon tho blood aud mucous surfaces of tho
system, thereby destroying tho foundation
of tho disease, aud giving tho patient
strength by building up tho constitution
and assisting nature in doing its work.
Tho proprietors have so much faith in its
curative powers, that they oiler Ono Hun
dred Dollars for any case that it fails to
cure. Send for list of Testimonials.
Addre?s. F.J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo.O.
C3j?"5o!d bv Druggists. 7i5c.
Hall's Family Pills, '25c.
A Child Knjuys
The pleasant favor, gentle action and
soothing effects of Syrup of Figs, when
in need of a laxative, and if the father
or mother be costive or bilious, tho
moit gratifying results will follow its
use; so mat it is tlie best lamily rem
ind everv fatnilv should
have a bottle on hand.
Two strangers in a first class railway
carriage have got into somewhat friend-13-
conversation. The windows have
just been letdown on account of the
closeness of the day, and the desultory
chatter is consequently turned to the
subject of ventilation.
1 make it," says one of the two, "I
make it an invariable practice to advise
people to sleep with their bedroom win
dow open all the year round
"You ought to have been at thfc
prayer meeting last night," said Dea
con Sobers. "Bill Abnerfonl got up
and toltl how he had forgiven you for
that boss you sold him."
'Oh, yes!" said Deacon Pouberry.
"he's forgive me all right enough, but
all the same he ain't paid for the
boss." Indianapolis Journal.
JIpgtm:n'".-implior Irtiirtth -I yorlnr.
Tho uriKitialnnil only senuin. Cures ChaiW'l U.itwU
and Face, CoW Sot tr, Uc. C G. Clark Ceo .11 J. eu.Ci-
Tho dailv receipts of Chicago salqous are
esUniatcd'to lo Sl'.y.SOO.'
" Ilunmn's Jingle turn S:l'."
Warrants! tuiwur ir7uncy rvfua.i-t. Aik your
druggist, for it. 1tu- 1.". cl-iii.
There is nothing more cowardly thaa Ic
ing afraid of tho truth.
II the Italiy is Cuttiiifr Teeth.
11.. 1 ni 1' .1 .1 .1 i, I tic snro anuuMJ icaioiu ana weii-iriea remir,
laid asido with her assumption of wife- , illtr against the cause of the Indian and
ly and matronly responsibilities and , nie calli50 0f truth."
cares? In brief, was tlie girl poets
marriage a failure? Those are interest
ing questions. In order to answer
i Dr. Eadt::inj Position in St. Paul.
The residence of Elaine at Pine
uii.n ivitli cniK lnivi.lv ! enter on it. To the amateur who wish
. . . ,. . es 10 learn sometning 01 tne rudiments
im .hi- ..lit 111 uiu iiuuiiuiK , nt- ..ltiii.nl L-ni.ivlol.r ,.l, ., ....v,
may be of some service, but its useful
ness in practical training is questioned.
The old "schools of telegraphy" fraud
is recalled, and it is predicted that
scnoois 01 electricity conuuoieu on a
commercial basis may also lead many
ntor vounir men ill able to afford it
ot these Italians arrested at the parK ; to w:lste tlioir monev in the expecta-
; ior vioiauug uie r.irn ordinances ami , tjcn 0f becoming electrical engineers
c ... :ii 1 ..1 1....1 :.. l. : . . i . .....
, 101 mcj;;u miuoiiiik oau in iu iiusscft- i -rht sunnlv ot olectncal engineers is
' sion ono tpiail. twelve catbirds, four i aircadv greater tha'i the deniantl, and
; robbins. ono white-throafetl sparrow. 1 0VLTV iav ti,e standard of skill and
. one roe-breast etl grosbeak, ono downy knowledge ncessai for resjionsible
wooupeciv-er. one mcKer. ono song spar- positions is rising, aud th examinatiens
, row. two thnishes, ono red-wingel in cit.0trical branches at our lo-idiug
; oiacKuini. ihoso were tucntineti oy colleges are becoming more exact in.
Konert t. .Morns. .Ihe statutes or this 1 ,i ovlifiiitivf. l-Tem-o. ni-itn- ie.idimr
when we were select at the Nonpariel year, chapter 102. provide for a fine of j electricians are inclined to regard popu
4Club. at all events." ' ?-J0 for the killing of a quail, ami for . lar schools of electricity just as they
no iiuiyeu a ciuiioiiiio 'iuy gotxi 1 mo ouier oiro.s menuonou. unoer sec- , WOuld citcli-peiuiv schools of law or
game of cards," said my brother. He Hon 4 of chapter -JKi of tho statutes of ' medicine', and are "fearful that such en
had an intense admiration for any ono I I -sSl a line of ?10 must be imposed, torprises'mav eventirillv bo discovered
who could make money. Tho Italian may have leen ignorant of to h disappointing' aiid delusive to
"So much the worse, said Cush- these a cts but he and his coimtryinon. , the stlMlents who have contributed to
more, toirning Ins pockets mslde out as wolUas the lawless lads of the city. tu rich harvcst of fecs wIth wllIch
with a comic gesture of despair. "He would lo well to loam them and let Uie the coffers of the ..sci10ol" have been
cleaned me out last night. One does , Irds alone, i here must be some ot r0nlenished
not mind losing one's money to a fob 1 the sous of sunny Italy intelligent 1 '
low like Horace Einley. that lucky ' enough to make their compatriots un-brother-in-law
of yours, but when it 1 derstand that, however used they may
itoraes to an interloper like this man : Imve been to poaching in Italy, when
Balsam, or whatever the fellow's name ' UK?y slaughter oirtis 111 this new conn
Automatic Folding? Scat.
Au automatic folding seat has been
designed for the use of store and bar
is. it well, you know what I mean. try which they adopted they are de- 1 a'.tendants. for providing extra sitting
He's so confoundedly confident about
Ids luck, too. Brags about it all the
time. By Jove.l would give anything
to see him fleeced not that I have
much left that is worth having even at
"Horace is the only man who could
prove amatch for him."
"And Lialy won't play with the
brute, small blame to him either "
stroying the property of the people of
whom they are a part, and who have
made laws to protect their property in
the interest of all. Here had this fel
low destroyed in one outing twenty-live
birds worth for their services more to
the community than he can possibly be.
And while such destruction goes on in
Forest park, which is especially pro
tected, what terrible havoc must be
: 1 . 1 1 f l
"I.inW V. smliisr to t.biv with l.im to. 1 wrougiu among uie oous and neius
Both the men turned, and. found
.Tared Henderson at their elbow.
accommodation in theaters, eh.irches.
music halls, assembly rooms and all
places where space 's too limited to
allow of permanent chairs or stools.
It is also adapted for the front of
counters where luncheon is served at
certain hours, but where the space must
be occupied at other times. Tho scat
is an ordinary perforated disk, iitted in
a light frame, and either chvular or
' oval in shape. It is attached by a
1 may ue imagined, inose wno wane protecting arm to a side brickot, and
much across country, too. often run
upon hunters of this sort, and some-
"Don't you believe it." said l-aey.
helping himself to a cigar from the
"It's a fact. They are to play poker
ton dollars ante, and betting unlimit
ed." Cushmore whistled.
"Horace refused to have anything to
do with him last night: whereupon
Balsam remarked:'And just as well,
'00. if he wants to keep his reputation
as the best player in the club.' wliich
brought Linley up to the scratch like
the thoroughbred that he is.
"You don't mean to tell me that the
Mlow had tlie cheek to say that."
Iicy was tremendously shocked. He
eould not understand anyone being
"He did. though. Now for dinner at
Delinonico's. and then back here to see
And the three men casting a look of
unutterable disgust in Uie direcUon
of tie reat leather chair in which the
provided with suitabl inechani-in for
1 oisolcssly drawing ir down for use or
i times can give them salutary warnings, j enabling it to spring back flush with
Springfield Kepublican. the surface to which it is nttarhed.
No lubricant is required, and the parts
are thoroughly strong and serviceable.
Preserving Telegraph Poles.
The weak place in a telegraph pole
is usually the 10 or 1" inches below
, the surface of the ground. A French
engineer proposes to make this part of
j the pole proof against both damp and
I wear and tear, even after the process
of decay has set in, by clearing away
! the earth around the pole, removing
I from it all trace of soil or decayed wood
and giving it a coat of hot tar. The
semi-cylindrical halves of a glazed
them with accuracy a 2s ew York
World reporter called upon Henry
Sterling Goodale, father of the poetess,
at his residence, 400 West Fifty-seventh
street, New York, and from him
and other equally trustworthy sources
has been enabled to trace some of the
important events in the Uirce years'
married life of Elaine Goodale East
man. It has been found that she has
had some trials, a good deal of care
and jthe responsibilWes, t that usually
follow matrimony?,rmfshe has met
them all bravely; she' has adapted her
self to. the environments in which she
found herself placed; accepted Uie sit
uations as they unfolded to her. philo
sophically, even enthusiastically, and
to-day she finds herself a welcome
guest at Uie homes of the wealthy and
cultivated citizens of St. Paul. Minn.;
Uie proud mother of a bright little sirl
a couple of years old, the wife of a
phjsician with a growing practice in
Uie same city, and a contributor in her
leisure moments to the current publi
cations of Uie country.
Settled Dorr 11 at Pine Itirtxc.
AlUiougb the duties of wife aud
motherhood consume much of her
time, yet she has been able to indulge
her literary tastes by the preparations !
of poems, prose sketches, etc., and to
keep in touch witii the social world
and with the current literature of the
day. She laughingly declares that her
marriage has not been a failure. Long
before Elaine became the bride of Dr.
Eastman literary people in New York
had shown their appreciaatrm of her
il l r
ceive that you are a doctor."
"Not at all," was the confidential rc:
ply. "To tell you the truth, strictly
between ourselves, I am a burglar.'
When the heart speaks
will sav amen.
A Rood Investment for 180.1.
K.ory ouo appr dates pnoil value. Tho Youth's'
t'i:n anion hr l.'y utTers the l.irtcst amour t of
eut nainrt k and Ins ructlve ruuiIiiiK for M 75, a
year's sul.-str ptu.n
'i'i!i-lr j.'rtii lor the ne-xt volums pretcntsan
rnrbl!tible a-tay of Munes, articii; on travel,
bt'a th. scienc?. it res of i anions jieoiile, an.l a
Kre.t vaiiety of who esome rtaJin lor all thj
To new Misbseribors The Ccniiian'oa will tc sent,
f reo u til Jantiar . KkV ami a year frtni that tnte,
i'tr tiding tin 1 liauksyivinK. ClirUtmas and Jfow
Year"' l.ouble Holiday r timber.
It cjnies every we-K. al a eot if SI a year.
Tin: Youth's t o.miuxio.v, Ho-ton, Mas..
Billiard Table, second-hand. For sale
cheap. Apply to or address. H. C. Akin.
511 S. l'Jth St.. Oaiaha, Net..
There are men who like to sr.ea!: well of
others on a tombstone.
of all cases of consumption can, if ti!;en in
the earlier stages of the discard, !.? cured.
This may seem like a bold assertion to
I those familiar only with the means trener-
Eorty years since "Porte Crayon" was ally in use for its treatment ; as, nasty cod
down on Albermarle sound and told a liver oil and its filthy emulsion.-, extract
native that there were men with mouths ?f whiskey, different preparations m
eight inches wide. The native declared j hypophosphttcs and such like A ilnun-es.
, t, , j Although bv aianv believed to oe mcura-
that was a iish story l'orte reproved u thcr is -thc evidcnce of hi:ndreds o
him for his mcreduality and pointed livin? witnesses to the fact that, in ail its
out that deductions from down facts earlier stapes, consumption is .-t curable
proved this statement. "We know," disease. Not cverv case, but a iarc - r-
he taid, "that oysters must be eaten ccntage of cases, and we believe, j ullv v
whole. Ve know that there are oys
ters eight inches across the minor di
mension. Therefore there must be
mouths eight inches wide to take them
iter cent, are cured by Dr. Pierce ' Golden
Medical Discovery, even after the disease
has progressed so far as to induce repeated
bleedings from the lungs, severe l".::g?ring
cough with copious expectoration liiicbtd-
Darn ilooilule Enni.:i:ti).
Itidge continued for about a year and
a half. During this time she wrote oc
casionally for the mag-nines poems or
prose skectches, and her letters lo the
"old follcs at home" told of her peace
ful, and comparatively uneventful life.
There were no words of regret, nothing
to indicate unhappiness or discontent.
It was during this period tli.it Elaine's
only chilli, a girl, was born. This,
judging from the tone of her personal
in, or tlie ueautilul chain ot Harmony f j, tubercular matter), great loss of flesh
in me universe is uroKen. aan i ran-, and extreme emaciation and weaKnesa.
ciseo Argonaut. j Do you doubt that hundreds of sach cases
reported to us as cured bv ' Golden Mcd-
riso s "Remedy for Catarrh gives immediate jcai Discover-" were geiiiiine caa of that
relief, allays inflammation, restores taste and read and fatal disease ? You need ant Uke
mell, heals the sores and cures the disease. our WOrd for it. They have, in nearly c very
."" ' instance, been so pronounced by the best
The WiiyiiH lorki d it. aud most experienced home jiiiy-icians,
A gentleman prominent in the hard- who have no interest whatever in sis
ware trade in Philadelphia told a fun-. representing them, and who were often
nv storv last ni"ht. i strongly prejudiced and advised against
U.UI. V . . ' W . . II V . . . I. A ..V1 A. 4
the hardware business." said he, "a
man came into our store antl wanted to
buy a tailor's goose. As you know, a
goose is an iron used by tailors in press
ing clothes. I looketi the stock over
and found we hadn't a goose in the
place. I was told to order someand sat
down to write to a New York house.
but who have been forced to confess that
it surpasses, in curative power over this,
fatal malady, all other medicines with
' which they are acquainted. Nasty cod
' liver oil and its filthy "emulsions " and
mixtures, had been trii d in nearly all these
cases and had cither utterly failed to bene
fit, or had only seemed to benefit a little for
! a short time. Extract of malt, whiskey.
genius, not alone by reading her re- I correspondence at the time, heightened
mni'Knuic piuuuiuious. uiu o.v receiving j101. happiness.
her as a welcome guest in their homes. , Wh'eii it was decided to abandon the
Society smiled upon her, but did not ; accnw work Dr. and Mrs. Eastman
spoil her; she accepted the homage determined io make their home, for
with becoming grace, and. although she ! awhile at least, in St. Paul, to which
knew when the words Jiad yeen :.poken citv they removed about a vear and
In Asceusion church that transferred : :i half ago. Soon after taking up their
her into a bride that many of the con- i residence in that citv Dr. Eastman was
gratulations were not sincerely spoken. requested to prepare articles for Sr.
she accepted them as if they had been i Nicholas, the Youth's Companion of
as sincere as wet-e the wishes ex- Uoston and other publications, which
pressed for a happy time which accom- i ho promptly did. tiuding his litcrarv
pr.nied them. The honeymoon was work pleasant as well Vs profitable,
passed in the famous old houiestvad, j Soon after his arrival in St. Paul Dr.
SLy Farm, among the Berkshire Hills, , Eastman was appointed secretary of
the oung Men's Christian association
of the Northwest at a salary of $l,'J0O
a year. He also devotes such leisure
as the duties of his practice afford him
to lecture and to visit among the In
dians. The Eastmans find Uicir home
life in St. Paul delightful. They have
been cordially received by society peo
ple in St. Paul and Minneapolis, and
they have made many friends among
the cultivated families of those cities.
Dr. Eastman's practice has increased
steadily. He is a hard student, devot
ed husband, a proud father and worths
citizen. Elaine is happy and so busy
wlth domestic affairs and literary work
that she has not yet found time to ac
cept any of the invitations to visit her
old friends in the East.
It may be interesting in this connec
tion to mention that Miss Dora Iioade
Goodale, the younger and equally tal
ented sister of Elaine, who still makes
her home at Sky Cottage among the I
Berkshire hills with Mrs. Goodale, her
mother, is engaged to be married to
Prof. Thomas Sanford of the univers
ity at Berkeley. Cal. The time for the
wedding -ceremony has not yet been ap- i
pointed. Mrs. Eastman's baby girl has !
been named Dora lieade, for this be j
Elaine Gooilnle n:ttman.
where the soul of the voung authoress
had first been inspired by her poetic
muse. These were nappy days! Life's
battle had not yet been begun. The
literary tastes of the young couple
trade them true comrades.
But the time for energetic action in
the work-a-day world soon arrived,
and they made preparations to meet
It Dr. Eastman at the time of his
marriage was holding the position of
tirstl said, "Send us one dozen tailors phites had also been faillifallvtri-d 'in v.tin.
geese." That wouldr. t do, and 1 racked The photographs of a large number of
my brains for thc right thing to say. those cured of consumption, bronchitis.
I tried 'tailor's gooses, tailor geese and 1 lingering coughs, asthma, chronic nasal
many oilier expressions, finally in '"'" mawuio. aa-.c ucn
desperation I worded my order as fol- ' skillfully reproduced in
lows: "Send us one tailor's goose and
11 more.' That seemed to cover what I
wanted to say, though it was not par
ticularly elegant." -Syracuse Post.
took Out for Colli Weather
But rido inside of the electric lighted,
Menm heated, vestibule apartment trains
of the Chicago, Milwankeo & St. Paul rniL-
wny and you will bo as warm, comtortauio
ami cheerful as in vour own library or
boudoir. To travel between Chicago, St,
Paul and MinntniMilis, or between Chicago, b?'I,"r novo been tested aad
rimnlniniul Sinnr f'itv in those luxuriously . " JUta.
appointed trains is a supremo satisfaction; Sioux Otynn" ,Ufe
nutl, as the somewhat ancient advertise- Ninux city. lowu.tKS?
see small bills. ' Small bills (and lar;
ones also) will he
sleeping ear tickets
a book, of ico
pages which win oe maitea io you. on re
ceipt of address and sir cents in stamps.
You can then write those cured and U.irn
Address for Book, World's DisrKVaJJiY
"Medical Association, Euffalo, N. Y.
well mmimi j
I Itiustratoa cafalosrao 6howins WlXLrit
. , AND JETTING ilACHlNEIlV, etT. sii f
rt 'J J 1. "
Small bills (and larga , , --,
'?,ts, b.-TiU cuPon f'.cket Biirlaiik"s 20 Million "iieweri-atl-jcs." STARK
ncents. f or detailed miormatioa address
Geo. H. Heafford, general passenger and
ticket agent, Chicago, 111.
We are never so strong as when
In proportion as people Jove they lecomo
Trees PREPAID everywhere. SAFE ARRIVAL Guar
anteed, l nc""Kreai nursenes' save you over HALF.
Millions of the best trees 70 years' experience can
i grow; they "live longer and bear better."- See,
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V .N 11. Omaha 47
"" A.ii ernijj Aavertisemeii. t.tuiliy
.iientuni thl t':t(-r.
Jf yi Tnt f& vT4
Fair Purchaser When the store is
cn.wded like this you must sell au
Clerk No. ma'am. iot much. Most
of these people are simply shopping.
earthenware sleeve are then closed itt Physician to the Sioux at Tine Ridge
position around the part to be strength"- agency, ln South .Dakota, and it was
ened. Tlie annular space between this remote place that he proudly
sleeve and the pole is filled with a lib
eral waterproof layer of asphalt or
some similar material. By this process
the life of poles which would otherwise
have to be condemned can be greatly
bore his bride aftei their holiday In thc
Massachusetts mountains. His posi
tion entitled him to comfortable quar
ters, a few perquisites in the way of
horses, supplies, etc., and a salary suf
ficient to enable them to live in mod-
Nest winter you will want bedding
for all kinds of stock, and unless you
store it tip now the chances are that
cattle, pigs and colts may lie cold many
a night to the shrinkage in growth and
the extra consumption of hay and grain
to help maintain some degree of
warmth. Each one must provide thc
kind of bedding that Is most convenient
to his hand, but let him provide n suf
ficient quantity of It, and let it be free
from weed seed, for many farms are
annually seeded down to weeds in the
manure that Is put upon the land each
was formerly pronounced incurable. Xow it is not. In all
of tlie early stages of thc disease
will effect a cure quicker than any other
known specific. Scott's Emulsion pro
motes the making of healthy lung-tissue,
relieves inflammation, overcomes the excess
ive waste of the disease and gives vital
PorOo- ghs, Golds, Weak Lungs, Sore Throat,
Bronchitu, (kmsumption, Scrofula, Anajmia,
Loss of Pleah and Wasting Diseases of Children.
Buy only tho genuine with our trade-
1 T -
tudc HA. niaxK on satmon-colored wrapper.
Send for pamphlet on Scott's Emulsion. FREE.
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