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A m i iel'a..t Kviatloa.
Corn, oais and wheat is good rota
tion. Generally the ueit crop after
wheat should be grans, with clover to
follow the oau, following the clover
with wheat. One of the best systems
advocated is to piaut to coru; next
pring low t-o oa'g, with clover for liar,
and then plow up and sow to wheat.
Kitlier when sowiug tt. wheat or tery
early next spriiiif so to grass; cut two
crops of gras, atid then plow up an J
plant to coru azain.
From France it Ik reported that in-crea.s-tl
au.-ution is triveu to swine
breeding and feeding, special efforts
being directed to l ie production of a
larger proportion of lean meat thiiii
was formerly regarded as desirable.
The peach win at one time a poison
ous almond. Its fruity p;iris went us- d
to poison arrows, and for that purpose
was Introduce I into i'ersia.
The plia-nni i-t!c.-t and lu-rfei-t oif.-tv
1' ll tiirli 111
may u-e tlm nl forma
.i'o oi i iiii.li r nil
1 i 1 11 1 I Inl.iliv
ejoi:i I it i m . miiki'! it 1 .ii-ir fin.. rile ri'ii, I-.!
To Ki t tin- Inn- mill incline iirti.-'c, look
(or tin' naii ii 1. 1 tin- I alil .rmu Khrjrup
( o., prilitiii near the bottom uf the j'.:u k-.'-
To beho'd who is truly great on earth
we shall have to h- in Heaven to look.
Aim to keep 'In- devil out of ti e
church if you want o drive luui out of
THE VEHY THI.( foil CHILDHEV
Finn kb nt l ellrt-i.
They're so tiny, m
eauly taken, mi
vaxy and natural
in the wav they
fti-t no (lifiturii
nnce, no unplenie
ftiitniw, no reae
Thev're maiie of
nothing but re
filled and eonoi-n-trntrd
xtraeta miKor-cxitxd. One uf them at a
done is a corrective, a regulator, a gentle
When you fWl "a toiirb of hilioiisnefw" or
Indlgtution, tkn onn of these little i'elleta,
Th'T go ripht to the spot
Ttwv atw.luUdy ami permanently runt
Cont!atloii. S-xir Htomncb, Ilizziiiiss, Kiek
or ilihotu Hi-adarbes, and eTery ileroogo
tnent of the liver, tumnub, and bowel.
Almoit nrvrr d.ies Or. Bagi-'s Catarrh
Remedy fail to euro the very worit rami
of chronic CaUirrh. You can judge of the
charm of it from the makum' olfer. They'll
guarante it in every cane.
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Tho chief led them back to the chore,
talk in if volubly ad lh wav in I'olvue
cian to Felix. H; dialect dilTi-re'd co
much from the Ki ian thut when ho
ttlHike lir-t Felix co ild hardly follow
him. liut he .'athiTu I va.'Ueiy.tn-vcr-tlicb-ss.
that tln v were to be v. , 1 1
houti.nl an I fed lor" tho preceiit ut the
pu'ilic eK-ne: and cvu t lull Mriue
thinif which the chief ch-nrly reirarded
lie a very yreat honor wan in ctoro for
them in th.) f sit u -e. Whatever t Lew
jeod.;'i, par'icular ctrM.-r-tiliou mioht
I-, it Hi-etnod pretty evident at Usiint
th.it it told in the Mranji-ra' favor,
l eiix aimo-t U-.-un to bm ethey mijrht
innnacu to li'.o tliero pretty to'eruiily
lor tho next two or three week-, and
porhiipn to clonal in tiino to some jia.-is-in-j
The red of that womlerfiil. event'ul
day win whoily oi-i.iipi,.,j with practi
cal deiaiis. He fore. loriLr. two ud.acent
hutc were found for them, te ar the
f hov of tiif; hijoon: and l-'elix notic.:d
with pica-ure. not only that tho huts
tiiomci-lves were new and clean, hut
alMi that the chief took rreat euro to
ji. a e round lml h of tlnun a Hiniflo cir
I'ular line of white coral cand, like the
one ho had noti.-eil at '1 u-Kila-Kila'a
pala o-teiiipl,,. Ibj f,dt Hiiro thin white
line made tho --paee within tulmo. No
nati e would dare without leave to
When the lino wan well marked out
round the. two h its, together, the chief
went away for a whi c. .eaviny; the
Kuropoun-i wit hin their broad white
circle, guarded by an itnury-lookino
band of natives with ionir cpeurs at
rewt, all pointed inward The natives
themcolves ctood well without the
rintr, but the poirN of their cpears
almoHt rea died tho line, and it was
clear they would not for the pruront
l.ermit the Kuropeatis to leavo tho
('recently the chief returned nain,
fo lowed bv two other natives in olllcial
cowlumes. One of them was a tall,
handsome younif man, drtissed in a lon
rolm or (doait of yellow leathern. The
ot her wa- do iter, and pori u;w forty
or t hei eab uitB he wore a short cane
of white ftlhatrncB plumes, with a gir
dle of shells at his waist, interspersed
v, i' h red eo-al.
"Tho KinL'of Fire will make TuIkmi,"
the chiet said, solemnly.
f ho Vniiiij m in with the cloak of
fe thorn stepped forward and spoke,
tooinjf the lieu with his le t foot, and
brandichinsfa lighted stick in his riht
hand. 'TuIkio 'j'alioo! Taloo " he
ciied aloud, with emphasis. If any
man dao to 'ran-k're.ss thin lino with
out leave, I burn him to ailies. If any
woman. 1 scorch her to a cinder. Ta
boo to the K iii of tho itain and tho
Uueon of the Clouds. Ta'ioo! TalKio!
Talfoo! Korontf! I say it "
Ho wtep.:d back into the ra iks with
an air of duty performed. Tho chief
lked alxiut h:m curiously a moment,
''i'he Kiny of Water will make Ta.tioo."
ho re'ated after a pause, in tho same
deep tone of profound conviction.
The stouter man in the short whi'e
capo stepped forward in his turn. He
toed the line with his nuked left foot:
in his brown ritfht hand ho carried a
calabash of water. "Talioo; Talioo."
TalxMi!" ho exclaimed aloud, muring
out tho wa'er u.ion the (.'round aym
liolicully. "If any man dare to trans
tfreriM this lino, without leave, 1 drown
him in his canoe. If any woman, I
draff her alivo into tho sprlnjf an she
febdies water. Taboo to tho Kiny; of
the llain and tho ljueen of tho Clouds,
'l'alxio. Talxio! Talioo! Korong: 1
"What does it all mean?" Muriel
Felix exjiluined to her, as far as ho
could, in a lew hurried sentences.
'There's only ono word in it I don't
understand, "'ho added, ha tily, "and
that'M Koroiiif. It doesn't occur in Fiji.
They keep sayinjf wo'ro Korontf, what
evor that may mean; and evidently
thoy attach some very (jreat im joi t
ance to it."
"Let the Shadows come forward, "the
chief said, looking up with an air of
A irood-looklritf yuunj man, and tho
(fill who said her name was Mali,
BteptHjd forth from tho crowd, and fell
on their knees before him.
Tho chief laid his hand on thoyounij
man's nhouldor and ruisod him up.
'I'he Shadow of thu Kingof the Kain,"
ho orittd. turning him three times
round. "Follow him in all his inoom
intfs and his outoins, and nerve him
faithtully: Talioo: TalMioI l'as-i witliin
the Macro; circle:"
Ho clapH-d his hands. The youti(f
man crossed the line with a sort of rev
erent reluctance, and took his place
within the I'inif, close up ti Fu ix.
Tho chief laid his hand on Mali's
alio ilder. "The Shadow of tho tjueen
of tho Clouds,'1 ho said, turning her
three times round. "Follow her In all
her incomings and outooini's, and serve
her faithfully. Taboo! Taboo! 1'ass
with n tho cacrod oircio!"
Then ho waved Ixith hands to Felix,
"Co where you will now," ho caid.
"Your shadow will follow vou. You
aru freo as iho rain that drops where
it will. You aro as froo as tho clouds
Iho clouds that roam through Heaven.
No man will hinder you."
And in a moment tho spearmen
dropped their hpeara in concert, tho
crowd fell back, and tho villagers dis
lairsed as if by muirie, to thoir own
Hut Follx and Muriel worn left alone
beside their huts, iminied only In
silence by their own mystic ehafows.
T1K8T DAYS I.V HOUPAr.l.
Throuifhout that day tho natives
brought thotn, from timo to time, nu
merous presents of yam, banannas. and
bread-fruit, neatly arraniod In little
palin-leaf baskets. A few of thorn
brought eggs as well, and ono olTc.ring
even Included a live chlckon. Hut tho
peoplo who brought them, and who
were mostly younif lrU just entering
upon womanhood, did not venture to
cross the white line of coral cand that
ciirinuuded the huts; they la d down
their nreseiits, with many salaams, on
the tfround outside, and then waited
with a half-startled, half-reverent air
for one or other of the two Shiuiows to
come out and 'etch them. As soon as
the baskets were carried Well within
the ma- ke I line, the yountr fc'irls ex
hibited every siifn of pleasure, and
caliintf aloud. "Korono: Koronj.'."
that mysterious 1'olynesian word of
Wiiose import Felix was ignorant they
retired once more by tortuous paths
through tho curroundin ju riffle.
"Why do they brinjf us presents?"
Felix asked at last of bis .-shadow,
after this cu. ions pantomime hud been
I erlorme 1 some three or four times.
' Are the . always jfoin to keep us in
'i'he shadow looked back at him
with an air of considerable surpri-e
"They brinjf ptv-enta of course," he
said, in his own tonjfiie, "because they
are bad.y in want oi rain. U'e have
had much droujfht of lutein liotipari;
we need water from Ilea. en. The ba
nana bushes wither; the Mower- on
the bread-fruit tree do not swell to
bread-fruit: the yams are thir-ty
Theretore the lathers send their
daughters with presents, maidens of
the villages, ull murruiL'eublo ;jdrls, to
asrf for rainfall, liut they will always
provide for you, and also for the oueen,
lriwever you behave: for you are Ixith
horonf. Tu Kila-Kila has said so, and
Heaven ha accepted vo i."
"What do mean by Korotijf?'' Felix
asked, with some trepidation.
The Shallow merely looked back at
him with a sort of blank surprise that
anylssly should bo ignorant, o." ho sim
ple u conception. "Why, Kmontf is
Koi'unjf, 1 he answered, ajfhast. "You
aro Kornnif vo .rself. 'I'ho Queen of
the Clou is is ivaro-if, too. You aro
Ixith Kornntf, that is why thev all
treat you with such respect and rever
And that was as much as Felix could
elicit by hissulitbwt questions from Ins
In fact it was (dear that in the ojicn,
at least, the c-hadow was averse to bo
iri!f oiiserved in lamiliar conversation
with I elix. Durinjf tho heat of tho
day, however, when they sat alone
within the hut, ho was much more
romiiiunicutive. Then he launche 1
forth pretty freelv into talk alniut the
islam unl its life, which no do .bt
wo ild Lave largely enlightened Felix,
had it not been for two druwh tcks to
thoir means of liitor-co.n!iunieu.t:on
In thi! tu-st place, the I Sou pari dialect
thouirh aLrreeitiL' in all essentia s with
the t olynesian of Fiji, neverthe ess j
contained a ifreat many word ; and col- j
lop.ial expri'ssi itis unknown to toe i
rijians this boirijf particularly the
case, as Felix i-oon remarked, in tho
whole vo.-ahulary of relitions rite and
ceremonies. An.l in tho second place,
the Shadow was so rigidly I ound by
his own narrow and insular set of ideas
' that he couldn't understand the dilfi
' culty Felix felt in throwinjf himself
, into them. Over an I over ajfain.wlien
I-elix asko 1 him to explain come word
or custom, ho would repeat, with naive
j impatience. "Why, Koronjf. is Ko
roriif," or "Tula is just. Tula' even a
child must surelv kno.v what Tula is
luiieh noteo o e e f vl'i tii.i, tnili.,.0
Koronj;, and who have come from the
sun to brinjf fresh firo to us."
I In tho adjoining hut, Muriel, who
I was now liejfinniiiif in some small de
cree to jfet rid oi her most pressinjf
fear for the reality of tho talioo had
reassured for tho moment, sat with
Mali, her own particular shadow, un
raveil.njf the mystery of the ffirl's
knowledge of Knjflish.
i Mali, indeed, lino tho otherShitdow,
' showed every disposition to indulge In
abundant conversation, as soon as die
fount hcrseh well within tho hut,
ulono with her mistress, and secluded
from the prying eyes oi all tho other
"Don't you bo afraid, missy," Bho
said, with gunuino kindliness in hur
tone, as soon as the gifts of yam and
bread-fruit had all been duly housed and
garnered. "No harm come to you.
You Korong, you know. You very
great Taboo. lu-Kila-Kila send King
o. Fire and King of Water to make
talioo over you, so noliody hurt you,"
Muriel burst into tears at tho sound
of her own language from those dusky
lips, and exclaimed through her sobs,
clinging to the girl s hand for comfort
as she spoke, "Why, how did you evor
come to speak Kngiish .' toll me."
Mali looked up at her with a hal'-ustoni-hed
air. "Oh, I servant in
tjuecrislund, of course, missy," she an
swered, with great composure. "La
bor vessel coino to mv island, far
away, four, five years atro, steal !ny.
steal woman. My pupa just kill my
mamma, because ho angry with her,
ho no want daughters. So my papa sell
me and my sister for plenty rum,
plenty tobacco, to gentlemen in lalxir
vessel. Centlemen in lalsir vessel
tako .lani and mo awav, away to
Queensland. liig soa long vinage.
We stop there three yam- three years
i do service; then great island too far
away; gentleman on whip not find it
out: wo he land us in little Wiat on liou
jiari. ttoupari people make temple
slave of us." And that was all; to her
quite a commonplace, everyday his
tory. "I see," Muriel cried. "Then you'vo
been for three years in Australia And
thero you learned Kngiish. Why,
what did vou do there?"
Mali looked back at her with tho
same mut;er-of-faot air of composure as
before. "Oh, mo nurso at lirst," she
said, shortly. "Then after, rno house
maid, lr. e three your in gentleman's
house, good yenl Ionian that buy
mo. Take care of httlo girl; clean
rooms: do everything. Wo know how
to make Kngiish iady quito comfort
able. Mo tell that to chief: that make
him say, "Mali, you Ikj yuoonie's
'('.. .I,.JI i. V. 1 1 ! -
- ju .OUIIU1 III lii;r iwildlliienn qvuii
such companionship as that wus indoed
a consolation, "Oh, I m wo glad you
told him," she cried. "If we have to
stop here long, beforo a ship takes us
off, It'll be to nice to have vou
here all the time with n.e. Vou won't
to away from n.e ever, will you?
You'll alw. ys stori with me "
The j,irl's surprise showed more pro
fo ndly thanever. "Mecan'ttoanay."
she at swered, with emphasis. "Me
ye r bhsdow. That gn at Taboo. Tu-
.la-Kila great god. If me j.o away,
Tu-Ki.a-hiia kill me and eat me."
Muriel started I iu k in horror. "But,
Mali," she said, looking hard at the
eirl e pi' asant brown fao, "if you were
thne yers in Austialia, you re a
C'h i-t;an. surely "
The (i irl noided her head in pas-i . e
acquiescence. "Me Christian in Au
stralia," she answ.-red. "Oi course me
I hi istian. All folks make (.'hrbt'an
when him iro to .ueeiisland. That
what for me call Mali, and my sicter
Jani. We have other names on u y
own island: but wh.-n we go tj Queens
land, gentleman baptize us, call us
Mali and .lani. Me Methodist in
Queensland Methodist very good.
Hut Methodist (io.l ,o live in Boupari.
Not any goo I be Methodist here any
longer. Tu-Kila-Kila go i hi re. Him
"vYhat! Not that dreadful creat re
that they took us to see thismormug "
Muriel exclaime :, in honor. h,
Mali, you can't moan to say they think
he's a go-i. that awful man there."
Mali nodded her assent with pro
found con iction. "Yes, yes: him
god. " she repeated, confidently. "Him
very power ful. My si.-ter .lani go too
near him temple, aifainst tabto be
cause her not belong-a Tu-Kila-Kila
temple: and last night, when it great
fea-t. plenty men catch .lain, and Uo
him . p in rope: an-1 Tu-Kila-Kila kill
him, and plenty Boupari men help Tu-kila-hilu
at up .lani "
She said it in the same simple, mat-ter-of-.'act
wav as she had wai I that she
was a nurse fo - three years in Queens
land, do her it was a common inci
dent of everyday l.fe. Such accidents
will happen, if you break taboo and go
too near lorbindcn temples.
Hut Muriel drew back, and lot tho
p ea. aiitdooking b own girl's hand
drop suddenly. "You can't mean it."
she cried. "You can't moan he's a
god! Such a wicked man as that! Oh!
his very looks aro too horrible."
Mali drew back in her turn with a
somewhat terriliel air. and peeped
suspiciously around her, as if to make
sure whether any one was listening.
"Oh, hush, "she said, anxiously. (."Don't
must talk like that. If T i-Kila-h i a
hear, him scorch us up to ashes. Him
verv great god: Ilimgool! Him pow
"How can ho I n good if he does such
awful things?" Muriel exclaimed, en
ergetically. Mali peered aro nd her once more
with terrified eyes in the same uneasy
way. "Tako care," she said again,
"liimgod! Him powerful! Him can
do no wrong. Him King of the Trees!
Him King of Heaven! On Boupari Is
land, Methodist god not much; no god
so great like Tu-.lla-Kila."
"But a man can t be a god!" Muriel
exclaimed, contomptuo. sly. "He's
no' hiug but a man! a savage! a canni
bal!" Mali looked back at her in wonder
ing s it-prise. "Not in Queensland,"
she answered calmly to her, all the
wo. Id natural I divide 1 itself in o
Queensland and Polynesia - "no god in
Oueonslund. Oovernor. him very great
chief; but him no god like T - ila
Kila. Methodist god in sky, no i so
worship Methodist goil over here in
Boupari. Him no live here '.' -Kila-Ki
a live here. All god hero
matte out of man: Live in man. o
rong! What for you say a man can't
be a god You god yourself! White
gentleman there, god r oron:;, Forong.
Chief put you in Heaven, so make you
a god. I'eople pray to vo i now. l'eo
p!e bring you p. esenfs.
"You don't mean to say." Muriel
cried, "they bring me these things be
cause they think me a goddess?"
Mali nodded a grave assent. "San:o
like people give money in church in
Queensland," she answered, promptly
"Ask you make rain, make plenty crop,
make bread-. ruit grow, make banana,
make plantain. You Korong now.
While your timo last, Quee.nie. people
give you plenty of present."
"While my time last?" Muriel re
peato.l, with a curious sense of discom
fort creeping over her slow y.
The girl nodded an easy assent.
"Yes, while vour ti.no lust," she un
answered, laying a small bundle of
pa:m-leaves at Muriel's back by way of
a cushion. "For now you Korong. By
and by, Korong pass to sometiody else.
This year, you Korong. So people
TO HE CON-TINTED.
A City Without Komls.
In the City of Catorce, in Mexico,
the sound of carriage wheels tie er
has been heard. The city Is located
ii. the mountains, eight miles from
tho railroad station. In order to
reach it au extremely perilous ride
up the mountains must be made.
I-or that reason but few foreign peo
ple has ever vis ted the town. As a
result, at Catorce Is found the Mexi
can people in all their primitive
purity. They know but little of tho
outside world. Its inhabitants aro
engaged In silver mining Thou
sands of dollars' worth of silver bull
ion is secured curly. Mllc of tun
nels e t nd in all directions, and
thousands of dollars have been ex
pended on the mines. The streets of
Catorce run tip and down the moun
tains o.tcn at an angle of to degrees,
making the use of wheeled vehicles
Impossible All the transpoi tation
Is done by the burros jr by tho ( a.
gedorcs, who are able to carry great
weights on their basks cu perilled by
band , from around their foreheads.
With "Oil pounds on their buck these
men will move u'ong on a trot. 'I'he
only level spot of ground In Catorce
i . its plaza, which Is verv beautiful,
ns also Is its cathedral, which Is
richly decorat d with sll er and
precious stones, tutorce, which is
the panish word mea lug founta'ti,
Ifot its name, so the legend runs,
from fourteen bandits whodlscoven d
tho ri h deposits of silver In 1 780,
nnd at once made it their head
quarters, It is Indeed a wonderful
town, fabulously rich, grand la scen
ery, and Interesting by reason of tho
life and habits of Its people. St.
IJritoi.A k-I'kook' glass has teeu In
vented, and now people who live in
glass houses can tb'ow stones if they
The Royal Baking Powder is in
dispensable to progress in cookery
and to the comfort and conve
nience of modern housekeeping.
Royal Baking Powder makes hot
bread wholesome. Perfectly leav
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ities that are peculiar to it alone.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 105 WALL ST., NEW-YORK.
Au Art i.f K-atl Hfrtiism.
On one occasion ren. Lee, while
making an observation, stepped to a
somewhat exposed position to secure a
better view, and thus stood for a mo
ment at personal risk when (ion. Gracie
who was in the party, tpuie ly stepped
before Gen. Lee, without obscuring his
view, and remained t bus covering the
body of his superior until the Held glass
was lowered and the danger over a
simple quiet act, liut showing cool
bravery and self-sacrificing spirit.
An Kin-lisli Snak Slury.
In the old Kngiish "chop" book and
folklore stories the Yorkshire dragon
is always referred to as the "Lampton
Worm," the word "worm" meaning
snake or dragon; Lampton being the
name of the man w ho finally succeeded
in slaying the hideous creature. An
other old-time Kngiish myth, scarcely
less popular than that of the Lampton
worm, is that, of the "I)ragon of Stock
burn Downs." The name of the man
whos lew thestockhurn nightmare the
st ill preserved, and is that of one of the
best known "North Country" families.
His tomb is still to be seen in the
ruins of the church at fitocUburn, where
also he lay in elligies with a rude sculp
ture of the dragon at his feet. When
the old chrrch had crumbled to an un
recognizable mass of stone and mortar,
the elligies of the hero and the "worm"
were removed to Stockbnrn hall.
Among thb other relics pres-irved at
this hail may be seen tho identical
falchion or sword with which the mon
ster was slain. Near by, almost in
sight of this miniture museum of rel
ics, is a gigantic boulder, lying in the
midst of "Worm Field." Here the le
gend says the creature tried to hide
itself on the day when it was pursued
and vanquished bythe hero of Stock
AVedtlltiKS nud Funerals In China.
Strangers in China have the greatest
diiliculty when meeting a funeral or a
wedding procession on the street to
distinguish one fron: the other. The
same red cloth coolies, currying roast
ed pig and other dainties, appear in
the procession, the same smaller coolies
carrying cheap paper ornaments, and
thesamenuisy turnout. And all this
whun some old person is being carried
to his last resting place, as when the
youngest and most beautiful celestial
maiden is being carried to the new
home prepared by her husband. The
crowd at a funeral is as noisy as at a
wedd'.ncr and the guests eat just as
much. The only difference, indeed,
between Urn two is that in the center
of one the bride is carried in an in
closed sedan chair, borne on the shoul
ders of some men, and followed by her
bridesmaids. In that of the other the
colIin is carried and the mourners fol
low. Indeed, an English writer says
that no event in the lite of a Chinaman
half so important as his funeral.
Ho Knew Thlr 8-cet.
Thomas Mevens, who rode around
the world on a bicycle, and on horse
back through Russia, writes from In
dia in a private letter to a friend in
Loudon that he has been investigating
the mysteries of the Mahatmas, and
that by the aid of his camera and his
ingenuity he has discovered the secret
of those miracles of the fakirs which
have puzzled the orld ever since Mar
co l'olo told of the wonderful things
done bv the magicians of Kubla Khan
According to tradition and the repeat
ed tales of travelers, the Togi or fakirs
of India have secret knowledge of cer
tain forces of nature by winch they
can produce phenomena as inexplicable
to western science as the miracles of
the llible. Mr. Stevens has put these
oriental modem miracles to a practical
test and claims to bavj secured some
CharunlrUtlca of lha Zulu.
Of all the races of South Africa the
Zulus possess the strongest character
istics. They are of lino physique and
their mental endowments have been
universally testilled to as remarkable
They are full of a genial humor and
ready at repartee. They delight in ar
gument and display great rhetorical
force. They raise quibbles with a deft
ness that only falls short of art and
has often excited the comment that
they would eminently adorn the legal
profession. Of their language it has
been said that it is characterized by ex
treme refinement, and in its precision
of grammatical forms and facility for
making compound words it is scarcely
Inferior to the Greek.
To Sail Sixty .Vlib-8 au Hour.
A AVelsh engineer has prepared de
signs for a vessel which he claims will
attain a speed of GO miles au hour. His
proposed vessel is Hat bottomed, . 50
feet long, 50 feet in width, wedge
shaped at each end for 100 feet of her
length, with a displacement of some
H.OuO tons. Such a vessel, fitted with
10 paddle wheels, driving at 17'J revolu
tions a minute, this sanguine inventor
believes would be propelled through the
water at the rate of 00 miles an hour.
The feebler the patient the less dan
gerous it is to take chloroform.
sue- zing can be averted bv pressing
the upper lip against the teeth with the
forelinger, when the inclination will
For eczema use an ointment compos
ed of equal parts of tar ointment and
oxide of zinc ointment. Apply it twice
The London Lancet says that per
sons afllicted with Insomnia should not
go to either seashore or mountain, but
should seek quite inland resorts that
are a few feet above the sea level.
The Isle of Man has no pawn shop.
Queen Victoria speaks ten languag
es. Glass blowing is represented on an
Egyptian monument dating 2,009 B. C.
In the space of one minute the poly
pus can change its form one hundred
It is a point of honor that Moorish
women never know their own ages.
They have no birthday celebrations.
Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is taken internally, Trice 75 ceut
I'rlzes tor ,.. il'u.'.-iittHil
An important caution to clubs has
been issued by the raiting board of the
L. A. W., clearly defining the nature of
the prizes that may be offered for com
petition. Any violation of the prize
list will at once bring about a suspen
sion, in class A the limit of value ia
SuO. Any design of a medal will be
allowed; also diplomas suitably in
scribed, any article or'silverware jewel
ry and all articles pertaining to the
cycle that can be used by the rider.
Forclasn B the limit is S150 and com
prises any reasonable character of a
prize that will not bring ridicule upon
Hhlloh's Consumption Cure Is sold on a guar
antee. It cures Incipient Consumption. It is ,
the best ('ouh Cure. i!5cents, SOoeiitsand $1.00.
Milk restores the taste which has be
come vitiated by coust.ant tasting of
different food. After much tasting the
cook would do well to take a drink of
milk and thus restore the accuracy of
To make a stove polish equal to the
best, shave up equal quantities of hard
soap and stove polish. Boil slowly
with enough soft water to dissolve it.
To use it, moisten with a little water
and rub on with a brush.
If a shirt bosom or any other article
has been scorched in ironing, lay it.
where the bright sunshine will fall di
rectly on it. It will take the color en
Alum and plaster of paris mixed
with water and used in liquid state
form a hard composition and a uselul
The Magic Toucli
You smile at the idna.
are a sull'erer from
But If you
And Indigestion, try a bottle, and
before you have laken half a dozen
doses, yon will think, and no d ubt
exclaim "That, just hits it!" 'That
parillct. soothins eltect
is a magic
touch ' Hood s
gently tones and strengthens the
stomach and digestive organs, in
vigorates the liver, creates a natural,
healthy desire for food, gives r
feshlng sleep. Get only Hood's.
Hood's PUlaare prompt and efflclant.
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