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THE SUN WILL CEASE.
MUST COME WHEN HEAT
THE SUN MUST CEASE.
M-urlnK M.m'n Itnya to (omr-The
OrnU Orb f Light hii.I I.lr., May lMt
3.000.000 Y-r. Iut Not 10,000,000.
Tli Srrrrt of the Suu't Heat.
It N-t-iiis t h- worth wliilo to collect
Uwtht-r what ni.ty In) said on tho sub-j'-i-t
of tho duralioTi of lifo 011 tlm gll
It in a noteworthy fart that tho jMt.s.-i-li)ity
of the t-oiitiiiiK-il existence of thw
human rare ih'iwiuls fuul;tiii-iitally
niion the jiu-.-tin of Jieat. If li-at, r
what is vali-nt to h-at, l-rt not
la.st, tlit n man cannot last, either. There
i.s no shirking this plain truism.
course ic is ohvioiis that the avail
able heat n'iitr;illy comes from the kuc
So far as the coal K,H'S. wt? have already
oliherved that as it is limited to quantity
it can afford no erennial supply.
JJonttless there is in the earth Koine
nantity of other materials cajiahlo of
oxidation or of underoin other chemi
cal change, in the. course of which and
as an incident of Mich change heat is
evolved. The amount of heat tliat can
OKsihly arise from rucIi sources is
strictly limited. There is in the entire
earth ju.st a certain number of units of
heat is.siblo from such combinations.
bat after t lie combination has been ef
fected there cannot bo any more heat
from this source.
Then as to the internal heat of the
earth duo to the incandescent state of
its interior. Here there is no doubt a
large store of energy, but still it is of
limited quantity, and it is also on the
wane. This heat is occasionally copious
ly liberated by volcanoes, but ordinarily
the transit of heat from the interior to
the surface and its discharge from
thence by radiation is a slow process.
It is, however, sufficient for our present
parplse to observe that 6low though the
escaie may be, it is incessantly goinsr
on. There is only a definite number of
units of heat contained in the interior of
the earth at this moment, and as they
are gradually diminishing, and as there
is no source from whence the loss can
be replenished, there is here no supply
- -of warmth that can be relied on perma
nently. It goes without saying that the wel
fare of the human race is necessarily
connected with the continuance of the
sun's beneficent action. If the sun ever
ceases to shine, then must it be certain
that there is a term beyond which hu
man existence, or indeed organic ex
istence of any type whatever, cannot
any longer endure on earth.
But we have grounds for knowing as
& certainty that the sun cannot escape
from the destiny that sooner or later
overtakes the spendthrift. In his inter
esting studies of this subject Professor
Langley gives a striking illustration of
the rate at which the solar heat is being
squandered at this moment. lie remarks
that the great coal fields of Pennsylvania
contain enough of the precious mineral
to supply the wants of the United States
for 1,000 years. If all that tremendous
accumulation of fuel were to be extract
ed and burned in one vast conflagration
the total quantity of heat that would be
produced would no doubt Ik? stupendous,
and yet, says this authority who has
taught us so much about the sun, all the
heat developed by that terrific coal fire
would not be equal to that which the
sun pours forth in the thousandth part
of each single second.
When we reflect that this expenditure
of heat has been going on not alone for
the centuries during which the earth
has been the abode of man, but also for
those ieriods which we cannot estimate
except by saying that they are doubtless
millions of years during which there
has been life on the globe, then indeed
we begin to comprehend how vast must
have been the capital of heat with which
the sun started on its career.
And yet we feci certain that the inces
eant radiation from the sun must be
producing a profound effect on its stores
of energy. The only way of reconciling
this with the total absence of evidence
of the expected changes is to be found
in the supposition that such is the
mighty iruiss of the snn, such the pro
digious supply of heat, or what is equiv
alent to heat that it contains, that the
grand transformation through which it
is pulsing proceeds at a rate so slow that
during the ages accessible to our obser
vations the results achieved, have been
imperceptible. But the energy of the
system is as surely declining as the en
ergy of the clock declines as the weight
It seems that the sun has already dis
sipated about four-fifths of the energy
with which it may have originally been
endowed. At all events, it seems that,
radiating energy at its present rate, the
sun may hold out for 4,000,000 years, or
for 5,000,000 years, but not for 10,000,
000 years. Here, then, we discern in
the remote future a limit to the dura
tion of life on this glolx?. We have seen
that it does not seem jjossiblo for any
other sourco of heat to be available for
replenishing the waning stores of the
luminary. It may be that the heat was
originally imparted to the sun as the
result of some great collision between
two bodies which were both dark before
the collision took place, so that, in fact,
the two dark masses coalesced into a
vast nebula from which the whole of
our sj-steinhas been evolved. Of course
it is always conceivable that the sun
mty be reinvigorated by a rejietition of
a similar startling process.
It is, however, hardly necessary to
observe that so terrific a convulsion
would l fatal to life in the solar sys
tem. Neither from the heavens above
nor from the earth beneath does it seem
possible to discover any rescue for tk.e
human race from the inevitable end.
The race is as mortal as the individual,
and, so far a. we know, its span cannot
tinder any circumstances be run out
beyond a no. iber of millions of years
which can ct tainly be told on the fin
gers of both nan ds, and probably on the
lingers of cue. Robert S. Ball in Fort
LIZARDS IN SINGAPORE.
The Cnlil, Clammy CrmttuMS
!!! riHiim bjr (Score.
There are lizards in Singapore large,
scampering, suddenly dropping things,
of Jill sorts of colors. You see them on
the walls of your hotel, in the sunshine,
and admire them. At evening, sitting
with fan and iced drinks, one suddenly
falls on you. and it is colder than your
toddy. How can any organism bred in
this seething sjot be so cold?
You go to led, you and jour wife.
Each has ti canopied conch, rods remote
from the other, for sleeping apartments
are ample. You stretch out on a light
mat trass over which is one sheet. For
upper covering pull up the darkness and
draw the mosquito nets. There is no
need of a sheet over you any more than
there is for a wanning pan.
The night orchestra, strange sounds of
tropic insects and trees and airs outside,
finally lulls you asleep. Presently
plunk! and then a scamiering of some
nimble clawed thing on the floor near
your iK'd. My lady, over at the other
side of the vast waste of chamber,
squeals, A mouse!"
You assure her t hat it couldn t be mice,
"Mice don't fall from the ceiling like
a lniup of mud. It's only the lizards!"
11ns cheerlul intormation elicits no
squeal. With mice out of the question
what woman would not be brave? Then
is a hush in the distant couch, a silent-
too still tor sleep, xou know your
partner lies over yonder listening hard
for more lizards. Presently there are
more little dull thuds. The lizards seem
to be falling in several places. They
seem to be chasing each other or some
venomous prey or possibly making away
with your shoes.
When one is fagged out with sight
seeing, to lie awake in inky darkness in
the midst of a lizard carnival is a little
hard on the nerves. Ah, something is
pulling at the canopy of jour bed, as if
a young kitten were trying to climb itl
lhere comes a very subdued voice
from the distant corner: "This is awfuL
Won't you get up and strike a light?"
"And step on the bloomin cold beasts
with my bare feet! You try it; you'r
nearer the matches than I!"
"But we can't lie here like this. Call
And one of the omnipresent ''boys,'
who seems to have been on guard at the
threshold, comes softly in. "The lizards
will not hurt you, lady. They catch
the mosquitoes and spiders. Sometimes
they get under the nets on the bed; but
don't you mind." Reassuring, very; but
madame was ready for one tropic dawn
hours before it came. Buffalo Express.
Entor Uqnor Cure.
To those seeking a rescue from
liquors curse or other evil habits
brought about by morphine, tobac
co etc. The Knsor Institute at South
Omaha offers one of the most relia
ble and bent platen to o with the
absolute certainty of a permanent
cure. Write or visit the institute.
A Sensible Min.
Would use Kemp's balsam for the
throat ami luntf. it is curing more
canes coughs chls, asthma, bron
cliitts, craup ami all throat ami
lunjf troubles, than any other rein
ed'. The proprietor has author
ized any drtitftfist to jive you a nam
pie bottle free, t convince you of
the merit of this reat remedy,
harjic bottles "0c ami 1.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.
CATnoLic t. Tain's Church, ak. between
Fifth and Sixth. Father t'auiry. Taster
, HorviCfB : Va.tnttt 8 iintl lo :'M A. M. Sunday
School at 3 :.To, with bviit-ilicllou.
Ciikistian. Corner I-oeust
Calloway pastor. (Sunday Mfiiool ioa
mid tvenlnii. Khter
El-isvoi-AU St. Luke's liurch, corner Third
and Vine. Kev. II h. I't.rjief p. ai-tor. Ser
vices : 11 A. M. a u 7 :3u P. u . Sunday School
at :30 I". M.
(iKKMAX M kthoimst. iirner Sixth St. and
(iranite. Ucv. Hilt. Tator. Services : 11 A.M.
and 7 :'M v. M. Siiuuay School 10 :30 a. m.
Dr. Tslmage Tells a Story,
The Rev. T. De Witt Talmage tells
with great gusto the following experi
ence, which he attributes to his brother,
also a clergyman:
"He had just recovered from a long
spell of sickness, says Dr. Talmage,
and weak in body, emaciated and
pallid, he was walking slowly along a
street near his home when he was ac
costed by a big, burly fellow, who said
to him cheerfully:
"'Say, is your name Smith Jim
" No,' replied my brother, 'my name
" 'Well, I didn't know. I'm
for a man named Smith. They say he
lives near here. lie's dying of consump
tion, and I thought as soon as I clapped
eyes on you that you might be the man.
" 'Sir, said my brother, I am a cler
gyman, ana X may iook thin ana pale,
but you must not judge of consump
tives by that. In my time, now, I've
preached funeral sermons over scores of
fellows just as big as you. Apoplexy,
you know, catches you big fellows every
time. 1 nope l shall not be called
says Dr. Talmage, "the bif
fellow did not wait to hear my brother
to the end." New 1 ork Herald.
A Paris llaspickers Colony.
In the Rno Mercadet, near the out
skirts of Paris, is a vast open space sur
rounded by a ragged stone wall. The
ground is littered with rubbish, a few
stunted trees and shrubs, a long, strag
gling line of low, rickety dwellings
this is the "Cite Maupy," a famous col
ony of ragpickers. They have been
their own architects and builders, and
the hovels are curiosities; they have
utilized paving stones, the sheet iron
signs of insurance companies, and even
sardine cans; but there is a picturesque
quality to these humble dwellings, and
they surely do not lack color and neither
do the inhabitants; there is a real count
ess, for one; at least she says she is. A
poor cripple has sold his body to the
Academic de Medicin, while they cheat
themselves of their prey by giving him
a tension to help him live. Pall Mall
AVhen Animals Are III.
Said a prominent veterinarian: "Ani
mals when sick are the most helpless
and appreciative of all creatures, and
the way of administering relief and
medicine in many instances is as novel
as it is effective. The most savage and
revengeful animals during spells of se
vere pain are as docile and tractable as
a child. . Relief must come from a hu
man being and come quickly, and they
seem to know it. The most vicious
horse when groaning with pain would
allow a mere child to administer relief,
and many of the wild animals when in
sickness seem to forget their savage in
stincts." Philadelphia Press.
Dr. White, of Harvard university, de
clares tomatoes and oatmeal to be harm
less and valuable foods, and points at
the simple fact that the only danger in
eating buckwheat lies in the fact that it
is likely to be served up hot in the form
of improperly cooked cakes. These may,
and are very likely to upset the diges
tion. Pittsburg Bulletin.
Dead Loads of Fan.
First Boy Havin any fun?
Second Boy He, he! Dead loads.
We've got a can o' nitroglycerin under
a ole hat, an we're waitin fer somebody
to come long an kick it. Good News.
I feel it 1113' duty to say a few
words in re;irl to Kly's Cream
Halm, ami I lo so entirely without
solicitation. I have used it more
or less half a year, ami luive found
it to be most admirable. I have
suffered from catarrh of the worst
kind ever since I was a little boy
and I never hoped for ;u-e, but
C ream Halm seems to do even that.
Munv of inv ncmiaiiitaiiceH have
used it witu excellnnt results.
Oscar Ostum. 4.1 Warren Ave., Chi
Wanted: An energetic man to
manaire branch office. Only a few
dollars needed. Salary to start 7
ner mouth and interest in business
The Western Co., Kansrts City, Mo
Some Foolish People
allow a couirh to run until it gets
bej-ond the reach of medicine They
sav "Oh. it will wear away," out in
most cases it wears them away
Could they be induced to try th
successful Kemp's Balsam, which
is sold on a positive guarantee to
cure, thev would see the excellen
effect after takintr the first dose
Price 50c and $1. Trial size free. At
The wisdom of him who journey
eth is known by the line he selects
the judgment of the man who takes
the "Burlington Route" to the
cities of the east, the south, and the
west, is never impeached, lhe in
ference is plain. Majrnificent Pull
man sleepers, elegant reclining
chair cars and world-famous dining
cars on all through trains. For
information address the agent of
the company at this place, or write
to J. Francis, General Passenger
and Ticket Agent, Omaha.
Now Try This-
It will cost you nothing and will
eurely do you good, if yom have
Cough, Cold or any trouble with
Throat, Chest or Lungs. Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption
Coughs and Colds is guaranteed to
give relief, or money will be paid
back. Sufferers from La Grippe
found it just the thing and under
its use had a speedy and perfect re
covery. Try a sample bottle at our
expense and learn for yourself just
how good a thing it is. Trial bottle
free at F. G. Fricke & Co. Drujr
Store, Large size 50c. and $1.00
The population of Plattsmoutk
Is about 10,000, add we would say
at least "neo-half are troubled with
some effection on the throat and
luners. as those complaints are, ac
cording to staaistics, more numer
oua than others. We would advise
all our readers not to neglect the
opportunity to call on their drug
gist and get a bottle of Kemp's Bal
sam tor trie tnroat ana lungs, i rial
size free. LargeBottle 50c- and ?1
Sold by all druggist.
Itch on human and horses animals
cured in 30 minutes by oolford s
sanitary lotion. lhis never tails,
Sold F. G. Fricke & Co. druggist,
For years the editor of the Burl-
mcrton lunction, (iMo.) .fost, has
been subiect to cramp colic fits of in
digestion, which prostrated him for
several hours and unfitted Him tor
bnsiness for two or three days. For
the past year he has been using
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrheea Remedy whenever occa
sion required, and it has invariabl
civen him prompt relief. 25 and 20
cent bottles for sale by F. G.
Fricke & Co., druggists.
According to the census of 1S90,
Chicago takes rank, bv virtue of her
population of 1,098,570 people, as the
eighth largest city on the globe.
Most of us desire, at one time or
another, to visit a city in which so
many persons find homes, and,
when we do, we can find no better
line than the "Burlington Route."
Three fast and comfortable trains
daily. For further information ad
dress the agent of the company at
this place, or write to J. Francis,
General Passenger and Ticket
Agent, Omaha, Nebraska.
The ?Iissori Pacific will sell round
trip tickets May 9 to li inclusive, to
Portland. Oregan, tne lJresD3 terian
general aisembly being held their
May 19 to June 2. lickets good un
til Mav 19 and returning inside 90
days at $00. going via one route and
returning via another. Apply at
ticket office for particulars.
S. II. Clifford, New Castle, Wit
was trouoiea witn neuralgia ana
rheumatism, his stomach was dis
ordered, his liver was affected to an
alarming degree, appetite fell away
and he was terribK- reduced in flesh
and strength. Three . bottles oi
Electric Bitters cured him.
Edward Shepherd, Harrisburg,
111., had a running sore on his lee
of eight years' standing. Used
three bottles of Electric Bitters and
seven Dottles .uucKiens .Arnica
Salve, and his leg is sound and well
ohn Speaker, Catawba, O had nve
arge fever sores on his leg, doctors
said he whs incurable. One bottle
Electric Bitters and one box Buck-
len's Arnica Salve cured him entire
ly. Sold by F. G. Fricke & Co.
Tukskvtkiii an. Services in new church. cor
ucr Sixth and (iiaintc sin. Kev. J. T. liaird,
pastor. Sunday -sc! ool al ;30 ; I'leaching
at 11 a. tn.-..d k p. in.
The . U. S. h of ihl" church intetf every
Sahhath evening at 7 :15 in the lin.seinent of
the cliucrh. All arc invited to attend tlit-ci-meeting.
Kiust MieriionisT. Sixth St., bet wen Main
arid Trail. Kev. L. K. Uritt. L. It. na.stor.
Services : 11 A. m.. 8 :x) H. M Sunday School
9:30A m. I'rayer meet ii'g Wednesday eveu-
liniMAN Titvsi'.VTKitiAN. Corner Main and
Ninth. !v. Wltte. uasror. Services usual
hours. Sunday school a :3() A. M.
Swkkdhh fViNouvoATioMAU Urauite, be
tween t Ilth and Sixth.
Coi.ohk.1i Hai'Tikt. Mt. Olive, oak, between
lentil anil lleventh. Kev. A. T.ofwell. pas
tor. Services it a. in. and 7 :aO i. m. Trayer
ineijiinu weunesuay evening.
Youx; Mkn's t'niu'-TiAN Association
Koiiius in W aterman block. Main street. Cos
pel meet intr. for men only, every Sunday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock. Kooiiip open week days
iroin mm a. in., la y : p. in.
SOUTH l'AIIK TAKKHN ACLK. KeV. J. M
V'jod, ! astor. Services: Sunday School
Via. in. : r reaeliiiiL', 11 a. ni. and 8 p. mi
prayer meeting Tuesday night ; choir prac-
i.icrriUfy nignr Aliare welcome.
The First Step.
Perhaps you are run down, can't
eat, can't sleep, can't think, can't do
anything to your satisfaction, and
you wonder what ails 3-011. You
sliould Heed tlie warning, j-ou are
taking the lirst step into nervous
prostration. You need a nerve tonic
and in Electric Bitters you will find
the exact remedy for restoring your
nervous system to it normal, healthy
condition. surprising results to!
low the use of this great Nerve
Tonic and Alterative, Your appe
tite returns, good digestion is re
stored, and the liver and kidneys re
sume healthy action. Try a bottle.
Price 50c, at F. G. Fricke & Co's
AMttle lrls Experlencein a LlgMt
nr. and Plrs, .Loren irescott are
keepers of the Gov. Lighthouse at
Sand Beach Mich, and are blessed
with a daughter, four years. Last
April she taken down with Measles,
followed with dreadful Cough and
turned into a fever. Doctors at
home and at Detroit treated, but in
vain, she grew worse rapidly, until
she was a mere" handful of bones'
Then she tried Dr, King's New
Discovery and after the use of two
and a half bottles, was completely
cured. They say Dr. King,s New
Discovery is worth its weight in
gold, yet you may get a trial; bottle
tree at h. G. rrickey Drugstore.
We offer 100 dollars reward for
any case of catarrh that can not be
cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. Cheney & Co. Props, Toledo,
We the undersigned, have known
F. I. Cheney for the last lo years.
and belive him pefectly honorable
in all buisness transactions and fin
ancially able to carry out an oblig
ations made by their firm.
WTest&Truax, Wholesale Drug
gist, loledo Ohio., Warning lvinnan
& larvin, Wholesale druggist lole
Hall's Catarrh Cnre is taken inter
nally, action directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces 01 the system.
Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold by all
Druggist; Testimonials free.
Coastantly keeps on hand everythin
yoa need to furnish your house.
CORNER SIXTH AND MAIN 8TREET
THE OLD RELIABLE.
WATEBIM & SSOfi
PI LUMBER !
Shingles, Lath, Sash,
Can supply everw demand of the city.
Call and get terms. . Fourth Btreet
in rear of opera homsc
I a In 1 II K.
t HICAGO Of CUUrtt, I u lat 1,
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ITS MERITS FORCuANING
AND WASHING THE CLOTHES,
n ASSURE" IT A WELCOME.
w nerve vcn. u iHOi
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ALL GROCERS KEEP IT. '
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"T TT 7" HERE yon can get your house furnished froia
V Vi; kitchen to parlor and at easy tearms. I han
die the world renown Haywood baby carriages, also
the latest improved Reliable Process Gasoline stove
Call and be convinced. No trouble to show goods.
F q vwom Sn 02
WILL KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HAND
A Full and Complete line of
Drugs, Medicines, Faints, and Oils.
DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES AND PURE LIQUORS
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded nt all Hours.
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Its use is almost universal by the Housewife, the Farmer, the
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No other application compares with it in efficacy.
This well-known remedy has stood the test of years, almost
No medicine chest is complete without a bottle of Mustang
Occasions arise for its use almost every day.
All druggists and dealers have it.
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