The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, July 12, 1894, Image 7

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    A MMr Hollar
A French engineer, M. Cbtwl, hat
Invented eafety boiler of a novel
character. The boiler consists of a
DMt of horizontal tut p:aci-d over
the furnace. Into this net wt'r Is In
lected in tha form of spray, under
which conditions It ii instantaneously
vaporate-i and superheated. ''Solid'
water is never admitted to the tubes.
The evaporative power of the boiler Is
remarkable, and the tubes do uo: burn
out. Engineer.
wmr, irmauie, to uiat Hie
wbule worui .-nm wronir.
That's the way you tual
wbn your hvcr U tnno
tive. You ul Ifcu-tnr
Pierce's Pleaumnt Prlluu
ttiiiiulat it and coi rn-t it,
and cU-at up yuur vt'4n
for you You won't mind
the taking of them
they're io small and ao
rf. til tlii-tr elfwtli.
All thiit you uik with
t&em la Ihu yinjil ti-uit
tiwy do.
In the permanent run-nf liili'Mntness.Jniin
dtiv, Viutff uwtion, lndiKintioit, Sour Stiin
ai'bu. lizxiii"Mft. Kick or l.iih.i.s H.nH;i. bi-,
and every liver, stomach, or tmwnl t.
tb"r're iiwiruutred to give aatufacliju, or
the money t relumed.
Don't tinker at vour Catarrh with un
known modlcl'ina. It s risky and ilaiiKi-rijim.
You mny tin tat it to tut- lunifs. lift tin
Kettnoly that haa rurrd Caturrh for yfiirs
and yrn Ir. Hade's Catarrh
The makers yuaruntce it to cure, or beuetit.
In the worst coara.
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to tiernonal enjoyment when
rightly used. The maiiy,wIio live bet
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
lena exenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's beet product to
tlie'needs of physical being, will attest
the value to hea'.th of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
lu excellence is due to its printing
In the form most acceptable and pleas
ant t'i the toete, the n-fnitliiiijriiwJ truly
beneficial properties ()f a rfrct lax
ative; eHcctimUy cleaniirijr tiie fyptrtn,
dilH-llitl col da, headaches anil fevers
and permanently curing mnftipiitinn.
It has given aatinf action to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profusion, beciiue it act on the Kid
nevs, Liver and Uoweln without weak
n!ii(f them and it is pr rh-clly free from
every objectionable! substance.
Hyrup of Fiirs is for sale by all drug
gists in 50c and t buttles, but it is man
ufactured by the California Kiir .Syrup
Co only, whose name is printed ou every
package, alao the name, .Syrup of Fi?s,
and beinjr well informed, you will uut
accept anv nV.titute if oftt red.
The Greatest Medical Discover;
of the Age.
Has discovered" In one of our common
pasture weedf a remedy that cures every
kind of Humor, from the worst Sscrofda
down to a common Pimple.
He has tried it in over eleven hundred
cases, and never failed except in two i.i-es
(both thunder humor). He has now in Ins
possession over two hundred certificates
tf its value, all within twenty miles of
Bos'on. Send postal card fur lv.(,k.
A benefit Is alwavs experienced from
the first bottle, and a perfect cure is war
ranted when the right quantity is taken.
When the lungs are affected it causes
shooting pains, like needles passing
through them; the same with the Liver or
Bowels. This is caused by the ducts being
stopped, and always disappears in a week
after taking it. Head the label.
If the stomach Is foul or bilious It will
cause squeamish feelings at first.
No change of diet ever necessary. Eat
the best you '.n get, and enough of it.
Dose, one tab'espoonful jn water at bed
time. Sold by all Druxgbts.
Dr. f. C. Wtt Mint and Brain Trtilmin
to (old unor xiue wrllu-n iruarantM, t7 author.
Iwxi agent! onljr, in cnr WNtk Momnrj; I'im ol
llraln and Kra powr; I-nrt Manhood; yul-n
Mlit Immm; KyII ltraamt: t-ar ol Omtiimcr
KrrrnoniMa;; all Dralin; loaaol p.mei
at tl Gmtratt Orcana In allhor aai.aauwd 1.J
owrsnatll'iii; Yoouarul Errora, or Eicaaalra Uia of
Tobaeoo, Opium or Liquor, whlrh anoa 11 If
Mlrar OinumpUnn. Inmoftyaivl Dath. BTmal'.
1 a Imi ; S for 6; wild wrlttan miaranlra to rura i :
n-fliml inmrr. WBIT'BCOtKil sTat'P. A "':
rnra for Couh, Cnlda, a-thrna, JJronrhlU,( nm-.
Wh'mpltkf Couah, flora Ttir.t. Plsaaant to !
Hmi.ll aiz 4lmUniw4; oM, tin. alra, now If .; oh.
II . ua, bow toe. OUAKAK'J KM lwua.1 olilr
C. NOBE8 A CO., York, Nettraaka
Iely's CREAM I t-ULM cures
rW ani. Kvnl tut." U
,,r ('! !! 'II
Hartey Hay t oilman,
M., lii-aJ Hauler.
... an1 nilijnia I
bohoi a lunmr Atn
mcahnulduM I'lao'tCara lor
CoiiKuiaatinn. It fcaa tun
th..aa. It kaa not injur
a.i una It it sol baS to laka
II la tta bai eoufh afip.
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CHAPTER VIIL- Con tinned.
TnsuiiLiy ... alio d.d do, lue whoI)
aH:iublv Mittii.ed to cha tT it mud
aain a if by contagious magic. ,
loud shout of "Sh cries, the (jut-en of
the Clouds cri.-s " went up from alltho
a-at-nibh.-d mob to Heaven. "It is a
k'ood omen." Toko, the. Shadow, whis
pered in Polynesian to Felix. i-einr
hi pti'.led look. "We hbull have
I'lo .ty o lain now: the cloud- will
litvak. our ciow will I'om ish.'' Al
lucwt ladori: she iindt-rsto d it, Muriel
was hiii-ruunib-d ty an eatrer and
fnerdly crowd, t-1 v 1 1 afraid to draw
near, but evidently anxioua to tce and
to comfort ami oiiHole her. Muny of
tho w. iiifi ca'cly held forward their
native mats, which Mali took from
them, and, prenhintr tliem for a S'-coml
u,'um-t Muriel's eyes, handed them
haca with ,uh! a auspicion of wet teara
leit e;linteni or in ttio i orrier. Tho
hap, y recipients leaped and ahou:'d
w ith joy. "No inor.' drought." they
cried merrily, with loud ln tits and
(.eiticulations. . "The Uuo-n of the
('loiid.s is i.'(mm1: shit will weep well
from Heaven upon my yam and taco
Muriel looked up, all da-ed, ami saw,
1o her iiit.-n-u surprise, the crowd was
now notiiintf but alfection and sympa
thy. Slowly they e;attiere.l in doner
and closer, till they almost touch the
hem of her roue: then tho men rtood
by respectfully, layinif their tinkers
on whatever sho had wettud with her
tears, while the women and jirla took
her hand in theirs and pressed it
Byinput helically. Mali explained thoir
ineaiiini; with ready interpretation.
".No cry too milch, them sitv," she ob
served, nodding her hi ad surely. "Not
Hood for Missy ineenio to cry too
much. Them say, kind lady, be com
forted." Thero was genuine, jriaid nature in
the. way t hey consoled her: and Folix
was touched by the tenderness of
those savage heart!, but tho additional
explanation, t'ivon him in 1'olynesian
by his own Shadow, tended ttomewhat
to detract from the disinterestedness
of their sympathy. "They hay, 'It is
pood for tho l.Hieen of the ( 'louds to
weep,'" Toko -aid. with frank blunt
ness: "but not too much for fear the
rain should wash away ail our yam and
taro plants. ' "
liy tliis time the littlo bride had
roused heiseli from her stumir, and,
wailing away as if nothing had hap
pened, said a few words in a very low
voice to I'd x s Shadow. Tho Shadow
turned most ron ectfnlly to his master,
arid, toiichiti,' his sleeuvlink, which
was of bright (.'old, said, in a very
doubtful voice, "She asks you, oh.
klnif, will you allow her, just for
to-day, to wear this ornament'''
Felix unbuttoned tho shining bau
bie nt on: e. and was about to hand it
to the bride with polito tfallantrv.
".-ho may wear it forever, for the
matter oi that, if she likes," he said,
pood-humorodly. "1 muko her a pres
ent of it."
Hut the brldodrow back as before
In sjH-echless terror, as ho held out
his hand, and seemed just, on tho
point of bursting out into tears
ntrain at this untoward inciuent. Tho
Shadow intervened with fortunate
perception of the cause of the misun
derstanding, "borons must not touch
or (flvu anything to a bride," he said,
quietly, "not with his own hand. He
must not lay his linger on her: that
would bo unlucky. Hut he may hand
it by his Shallow." Then ho turned
to his fellow tradesmen. "These (,'ods,"
he said, in un e planatory voice, like
one iH.'spealiiit! forgiveness, "though
they are di . nie and Koronif and very
powerful bee. they ha. e come from
the sun, and they are but stt angers in
liouparl they do not yet know tho
wavs of our island. They have not
eaten of human liesh. They do not un
derstand Taboo. Hut they will soon
lie wiser. They mean very well, but
they do not know. Heboid, he gives
tier this divine shining ornament from
the sun us a present!" And, taking it
in his hand, ho held it up for a mo
ment to pcblic admiration. Then he
passed on tho trinket ostentatiously to
tho bride, who, smiling and delighted,
hung it low on her breast among her
other decorations.
Tho whole party seemed so surprised
an I gratified at this proof of conde
scension on the part of tho divine
utramer that tney
crowded rounu
I'-ellx onco more, praising and thank
ing him volubly. Muriel; anxious to f
remove the bad impression she had
created by touching tho bride's dress.
hastily withdrew her own, orooen arm
offorod it in turn to the Shadow iis an
additional present. Uut Toko, shaking
his head vigorously, pointed with his
forefinger many times to Mali. "Toko
aav him no take It," Mali explained
hastilv in hor broken Knglish. "Him
no your Shadow; mo your Shadow: me
do everything ror you; too tivo it w
tho lady." And taking tho brooch in
hor hand, sho passed it over in turn
amid loud cries of delight and shouts
of approval.
Thereupon tho ceremony began all
over again, tney Bcemeu ny men- m
tervention to have interrunted some
....t formula. At Its close tho women
crowded around Muriel and took her
hand in theirs, kissing it many times
over, with tears in their eyes, and be
traying an Immense amount of genuine
fee ing. One jthruso in Polynesian
ii woioRtod again and again; a
' it id a& i rf jfi a a 1 1 mrs.
phrase thai maun i oiia s oiwh men m mmuuniuin,
whito as ho leaned over tho loor Kn- , Near the top of a littlo crag of vol
gllsli girl with a profound emotion. ' canie rock. In tho center of the hills,
"vV'hat does It mean that they say?" he came suddenly upon a hut with a
Muriel uskod at last, perceiving it was cleared spaco around it, somewhat
all one phras'i, many times repeated, neater In appearance than any of the
Felix was altont to give some evasive native cottages ho had yet anon, and
explanation whon Mall interposed with surroundod bv a broad, white belt of
her simple, unthinking translation, coral sand, exactly like that which
"J horn say Missy guoeno very good ringed round and protected their own
and kind. Ma.ce them sad to think, inclosure. Hut what sjtoe.ially attract
Mako tliem cry to see hr. Make ed Follx'a attention was tho tact that
them cry to seo Missy Queen io Koronp. the space outside thia circle had been
Too good. Too pretty." cleared into regular flower garden,
"Why so?" Muriel exclaimed draw- quite F.uroean in the dellnitoness and
Inff back with somo faint presentment orderliness of ita quaint arrangomont.
ol uDspoakabln horror. . "Why, who llvei here"' Felix asked
j Felix tried to sto
itop her: but the girl
would not be stopped, "liecause when
Korong time up, ' she answered. L urt
ing it out, "Korong must"
Felix clapped his hand to her n outh
in wild haste, and silenced her. He
knew trie worst now. Ho had divined
the truth. Hut M uriel, at least, must
be spared that knowledge.
Vaguely and Indefinitely one terrible
truth had lieen forced by blow degrees
upon Felix's mind: whatever else Ko
rong meant, it implied at least some
fearful doom in store, sooner or later,
for the persons who Isire it. How aw
ful that doom might lie. he could hardly
imagine but he must devote himself
henceforth to tho task of discovering
what its nature was and, if possible,
of averting it.
Yet how to reconcile this impending
terror with the other obvious facts of
the situation'!' the tact they were
considered divine beings and treated
like gods; and the fact that the whole
population seemed really to regard
them with a devotion and kindliness
clo-ely bor tiering on religious rever
ence.' If Korongs were go Is, why
should the people want to kill them
If they me mt to kill them, why pay
them meanwhile such resooct and af
fection (me point at least was now, however,
quite clear to Folix. While the na
tives, especially the women, displayed
toward both of them in their personal
a-peet a sort of regretful sympathy, ho
could not he p noli ing at the same
time that tho men, at any rate, re
garded them also largely in an im
pornona' lignt, as a sort of generalized
abstraction of the (tower of nature
an embodied form of the rain an 1 the
weather. The inlanders were anxious
to keep their white guests well suii
plied, well fed, and in perfect health,
not so much for tho strangers' sakes as
for thoir own advantage; they evi
dently i onsidered that if anything
went wrong with either of their two
new gods. corresKtn ling misfortunes
might happen to their crops and tho
produce of their breadfruit groves.
Some mysterious sympathy was held to
subdst between tho persons of tho
ca-taways and the state of the weather.
The natives effusively th.i'iked them
after welcome rain, and looked ask
ance at them, scowling, alter long dry
spell. It was for this, no doubt, that
they took such pains to provide them
with attentive Shadows, and to gird
round their movements with taboos of
excessive stringency. Nothing that
the new-comers said or did whs indif
ferent, it seemed, to tno welfare of the
community; plenty and prospe -ity de
pended iijion the pa-sing staleof Muri
el s heait h.und famine or drought migi.t
ho brought about at any moment by tho
slightest Imprudence in l elix's diet.
Mow stringent t heso taboos: really
1 were Felix learned by slow degree
alone to realize. I nun he. very be
ginning he had observed, to be sure,
that they might only eat and drink the
food provided for them thatthevw. ro
supplied with a clean and fee . h-built
hut, as well as with brand-new co oa
ti nt cups spoons, and platters: that no
litter of any sort was allowed to a. -cumulate
pnr their enclosure: and
that, their .v.udows never left them or
went out of their sight, by day or by
night, for a single moment. Now,
however, ho began to perceive also
that the Shadows were thero for that
very punt ise, to watch over them, as
it were, like guards, on behall of tho
community: to see that they ate or
d unk no tabooed o't'ect; to keep them
from heedlessly transgressing any un
written law of the ere. d of Houpari:
and to be answerable for their good
behavior generally. They were partly
servants, it was true, and partly sure
ties: but they were partly also keep
ers, and keepers who kept a close and
constant watch upon the persons of
their prisoners. On2o or twice Felix,
growing tired for tho moment of this
continual survellance, had tried to
give Toko tho sliu, and to stroll away
from his hut. for a walk through tho
island, in the early morning before his
Shadow had waked: but on each such
occasion ho found to his surprise that,
as he opened the hut door, the Shadow
lose at once and confronted him an
grily, with an inquiring eye: and in
time he perceived that a thin s'ring
was fastened to the liottom of the door,
t io other end of which was tied to the
Shadow's anklo' and this string cou.d
not be cut without lotting fall a sort of
latch or bar which closed tho doorout-
sJ4e, oaly V-o beaisod again by some
external person. U
Clearly it was Intendod that the Kor-
0ng shoulu have no chiinco of escape
without the knowledge of the Shadow,
who, as Felix a torward learned, would
ha', e paid with his own body by a cruel
doath for the Korong'a disappearance.
Ho might as well have tried to es-
caed his own shadow as to escape the
ono tho islanders had tacked on to him.
All Felix's energies were now de
voted to the arduous task of dis over
ing what Korong really meant, and
what possibility ho miglit have ol sav
ing Muriel from tho mysterious lato
thatsoemed to bo held lnstore for thorn.
One evening, alntut f ix weeks after
their arrival in t he Is'and. the young
F.nglishinari wiis strolling bv himself
after the sun sank low in heaven i
along a pretty tangled hillside path,
overhung with lionas and ropo-Iike
tropical creepers, while his faithful
Shadow lingered a step or two behind,
keoping a sharp loosout meanwhile on
of his Polynesian, turning round in sur
prise to his resjwctf ul .-hJow.
The Shadow waved his hand vaguely
In an expansive way toward the sky, ao
he answered, with a certain air of awe,
often observable in his speech wheu
taboos were in question: "The King
of Birds. A very great god. Jle
speaks the bird languae."
"Who is he?" Felix inquirea, taken
aback, wondering vaguly to himself
whether here, perchance, he might
have lighted upon some stray and ship
wrecked com; atriot.
"He cornea from the sun like your
aelves.'' the Shadow answered, all
deference, but with obvious reserve,
"fie is a very great god. 1 may no',
speak much of him. Hut he is not
Korong. He is greater tKn b '. M
less. He is Tula, the sain- .. - -Kila."
"is he as powerful as Tu-Kila-Kila?"
Felix asked, with intense interest.
"Oh, no. he' not nearly so powerful
as that,' the Shadow answered, half
terrified at the Itare suggestion. "No
god in heaven orearth is like Tu-K.l i
Kila. This one is only king of the
birds, which is a little province, while
Tu-Kila Kila is king of heaven and
earth, of plants and animals, of god-i
and men. of all things created. At h s
nod the sky shas. s and the rocks
tremble. Hut still, this god is Tula,
like Tti-Kila-Kilu. He is not for a year.
He goes on forever, till some other
supplants him."
"You say he comes from the sun,"
Felix put in, devoured with curiosity.
"And he speaks the bird language':1
Yhat do you mean by that? Does he
spear- like the tjuceii of the Clouds
and my-eif when we ta k togot her.-'''
"Oh. dear, no." the Shadow an
swere I. in a very conlident tone. "Ho
doesn't spea tho least bit in the world
like that. He ejtoaks shriller and
higher, and still more bird-like. It is
chatter, chatter, chatter, like the par
rots in a tree: tirra. tirra tarra tana;
la, la. la: lo, lo, Io: lu. In, lu; 1 i la.. And
he sings to himself all tho time. Ho
sings this way "
Au.l then the Shadow, with that
wonderful power of accurate mimicry
which is so strong in all natural
beings, began to trill out at once, with
a very good 1'ai isian a cut, a few
lines from a well-known song in "ii
Fille du .Madame Angot: '
yuaad on ucniMp; ro,
stu tnd MtiiiK I. ujuuf
On pent ao di-ru
Coi.Kp itt'oiir.
Four to.. t, J., uion-do
11 taut a.oir
IVrruiiiu tlon-du
Kt collut n tir
rrrupie ulon-de
Kl loiioi nolr."
"That's how tho King of tho Birpi
sings," the Shadow said, as he finished,
tin owing buck his head, and laughing
with all hismight at hisown imitation.
"So funny, isn't it.' It's exactly like
the song of the pink-eresied parrot."
"Why, Toko, it's French,'' Felix ex
claimed, using the Fi ian word tor a
Frenchman, which the Shadow, of
course, on his remote island, had never
betore heard. "How on earth did he
come here?"
"I can t toll you," Toko answered,
waving his arms seaward. "He came
from the sun, like yourselves. Hut not
in a It had no fire. Ho
came in a canco, all by Himself. And
.vlali says" hero the Shadow lowered
h:s voice to u most mysterious whisper
"he's a man a-oui on i. "
Felix quivered excitement.
"Mati-a-oui-oui" is the univer-al name
over semi-civilized Polynesia for a
Frenchman. Felix sei ed upon it with
avidity. "A man-a-oui-qiil." he cried,
delighted. "How strange! How won
derful! I must go in at onco to his hut
and see him ''
lie had lifted his foot and was just
going to cross the white line of coral
sand, when his Shadow catching him
suddenly and stoutlv round the waist,
pulled him back from the inclosiiro
with every sign of horror, alarm, and
an I astonishment "No, you can't
go," he cried, grappling with him with
all his force, yet using him very ten
derly for all that, us becomes a god.
"Taboo! Tattoo there!''
"Hut I am a god myself." Folix cried,
insisting upon his privileges. If you
have to submit to the disadvantages of
taboo, you may as well claim its ad
vantages as well. "The King of Firo
and the King of Wat.'T crossed my ta
boo line. Why shouldn't I cross
e .ually tho King of the Birds', then. "
"So you might as ii rule," th )
Shadow answered with promptitude.
"You are both gods. Vour taboos do
not cross. You may visit each other.
You may transgress one another's lines
without danger of falling dead on the
ground as common men would do if
they broke taboo-lines. Hut tliisis the
Moiith of Birds. The King is in re
treat. No man may see him oxce;t
his own Shadow, the Little Cockatoo,
who brings bim his fool and drink.
Do you seo that hawks head, stuck
upon tho post by the door at the side.
That is his Special Tattoo. Ho keeps
it for this month. Even godB must re
spect that sign, for a reason which it
would be very bad medicino to men
tion. While the Month of Birds lasts,
no man may look upon tho King or hoar
him. If they did, they would dio, and
the carrion birds would eat them
Come away. This is dangerous."
Martha Washington.
Mrs. George Washington, although
an heiress and beauty, arid for many
years the llrst lady of the larm, never
disdained the homely, honorable
duties of housekeeping. She con
sidered It a great privilege to look
after the details of her household and
regarded the "state days" as lost. In
her home at Mount ernon, as in all
large Southern mansions, a work
room was set aDart, and here every
morning Mrs. Washington could bo
found, surrounded by many of her
servants, superintending and assist
log In their work.
In India copper Is almost entirely
used for religious purps s, except
where tho worshipper Is so rich ha
can afford sliver. All the requisites
for Hindu worship tho shrlnos of
the gods, the platter with Its floral
patterns the pedestal on which tha
Idol is placed during the sacred bath,
the vessels for holy water all thesa
In a Hindu teuiplo are of copper.
A. You can't believe auythlnff
Longbow says. 1 wonder bow ha
came to be so untruthful? R He
was once a weather prophet, and I
uppose the habit sticks.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Hints for Uoraemeo.
Use low mangers.
Lameness is the language of pain.
Guard against too heavy rations of
Salt water hardens and refreshes the
tender skin.
If your horses must he shod use as
light shoes as possible.
Keep a supply of clean bandages in
the stable to use iu an emergency.
No more can be got out of a horse
than is put in.
Actual Experience.
A voiing man of a practical turn of
mind and living on a salary of eighteen
dollars a week w,.s curious to know
whether or not he could afford to as
Bume the possibilities of a family. In
his own language, says the Philadel
phia Press, lie thus tells how he satis
lied his curiosity:
"I told my sister, who is a widow
with one child, that 1 would like to ex
periment for one week and ascertain
for myself the actual cost of maintain
ing a small family, my wages being
eighteen dollars a week. She was will
ing. She had a suit of four rooms, for
which she paid fourteen dollars a
month. Well I paid the rent for one
week and bought all her coal and wood
and meat and groceries and paid for
her laundry work and for my own, etc.
Atttie end of Hie feven days I found
that out of the eighteen dollars there
remained but one dollar and three cents.
Kn, as I am a modest man and have
decided objections to adopting the cos
tume of the South Sea islanders, I
came to the conclusion that I would re
main single and wear clothes."
Some rnlntfl Ah.iut Flnfl.
Thorns were originally used in fast
ening garments together. Pins did not
immediately succeed thorns as fasten
ers, but different appliances were used,
such as hooks, buckles and laces. It
was the latter half of the fifteenth cen
j tury before pins were used in Great
! Britain. When first manuf'ac; ured in
i Kugland the iron wire, of the proper
length, was filed to a point, and the
tvher extremity twisted into ii tiead.
This was a slow process, and four or
five hundred pins was a good day.s
woik for an expert, hand. The United
States has the credit of inventing the
first machine for making puis. 'J his
was in ln'i. I he inventor was one
Lemuel Wellruan Wright. Many re
tnrirkable improvements have followed
and the machines of the present day
send off as if by magic, whole si reams
of pins, and these fall so nicely adjust
ed for the puprs pricked for them that
two small girls can put up several
thousand papers in a day, Ladies'
Home Jurnal.
Hknrv A. Salzkr, manacerof (he John
A. Salzer Seed Compiuiy, La Crosse, Wis.,
is in Euro. e looking up rare novelties in
vegetables and new things in the farm seed
line. He will visit the celebrated hiiniing
districts ol France, Germany, Kngluud,
belgium, Russia and liotiemia. and the
imatoniei-s of tins wide-awake firm can
congnil ulnte themselves upon his bringing
idling the cream of (arm and vegetable
seeds that those foreign cotnilries oiler.
A Crs.-;er lor iialty.
One of the laleat and best of utility
"creepers" is very easily made. Ging
ham is the fabric used. First measure
baby 8 length and breadth in order to
allow the little one a etiance for free
dom of motion. The gingham is then
cut bag shape, )2 by 14 being the pop
ular number of inches. This, when
sewed up at the sides and bottom, Is
gathered into a band with buttonholes
and buttons. In etch lower corner
openings haye been made. These are
hemmed and are then ready for the
chubby legs. Drawing them up over
the child's limbs you will find the
dainty blothes snugly incased and yet
the limbs of the toddler at liberty to
move at will.
Manicuring at Home.
The woman of good taste has her
finger Dail cut exactly to the round of
her finger, matching the half niobii
below and just betraying the tip. It
is filed simply to smoothness, and rub
bed only enough to remove roughness
and marks. A weekly polish with th
rose-tinted and rose-saeuted salve,
washed away with the brush In warm
!water before finishing answers all the
needs of tho nails thus kept, while be
fore the polishing the nail has been
thoroughly cleaussd. so that no loo-e
skin or hard particle adheres to the
sides or base, in order that no hang
nail can be formed to work or tare down
the quick llesh. Every woman who
wishes this done can do It for herself. -
Nebraska Legislative Hand Boor and Manual,
XI7P have a limited number of thene books in our possession, nnj offer
" tliem Ht the extremely Low Prlrej of X. 45 postpaid.
THIS wor't contains Information peculiarly valuable to anyone wishing to
1 nil become acquainted with mutters concerning the state and state gor
ernmenti. It also contains the declaration of Independence, the
Constitution of the United Hlaies, the Constitution of the State of
Nebraska, Htututory Provisions, Manual of Parliamentary Practice,
eic, etc.
SENT P!''1 M ,ny ddr'" 'n th United States on receipt of tha
York, Htbrtikt,
Nevada' Tiavelma; 8ton-a.
Seven of the famous "traveling
stories" of Nevada were recently dis.
played in a Denver hotel. When placed
on a table, within two or three feet of
each other, they commenced approach
ing until they all met at a common
center. A single stone having been
removed four feet from the other six.
which were lett in a cluster, returned
to the bunch. Taken to a distance of
five feet it remained motionless. Den
ver Letter.
The Liltle ''Komaurar "
Little Tommy is excessively fond of
preserves auu asns ins inoiuer ior a
second help. She refuses. The young
ster appears resigned. Then all at once
and very gravely he says:
"Do you know, ma, what happened
the other day in the next street? There
was a little chap to whom his mother
wouldn't give any preserves. And then,
"Come, what next?"
"Next day he tumbled into a well."
ISalendrier Jintamarresque.
Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is a couitltutloDul CLre. 1'rice 75 cent.
1 lie House Snake
Iii the Ozark mountains there is a
small species of the snake tribe known
as the "houe snake." It is a harmless
reptile, but entirely too familiar, going
into the houses whenever it can and
finding its way into drawers, cupboards
and other places in an. unaccountable
way. By many people it is supposed
to bring bad luck to kill one ot these
serpents, and they are chased out of
the house as a dog or chicken would be.
As the houses are usually log cabins
with crevices between the logs, it is an
easy matter for them to enter.
Hlilloh'i" Conanmptlon Cure is sold on a guar
antee. It cures Incipient Consumption. It is
Uie best Con t;h Cure. 'J; cents. oOcenti, and II. 1X1.
The I'ennsylvania academy of fine
arts has applied to the city of Phila
delphia for a grant of ten thousand
dollars, in return for which the acad
emy will provide li f ty free scholarships
in its art schools, the recipients to be
nominated by the city.
I Can't Sleep
I have a tired, worn-out feeling. . This
means that the nervous system is out of
order. When this complaint is made,
Hood's Sarsaparilla is needed to purify
and vitalize the blood, and thus supply
nervous strength. Take it now.
g Sarsa- I
Be sure to get Ho .d's
and Only Hood's.
I .,..,1 ' a Pill cure all liver ills, billinusuess.
W. L. Douglas
$ 3 S H O Ea NO SQUE A K t N &
i4.t3.5-0 FINECALf &KAN6AR0H
$ P0LICE.3 Soles.
-n.'.o- .1 il 75
Yon can aore money br wearing the
V. I.. Douglua 83.00 Shoe.
Beennae, wa are the larrrst manuracturern of
thla f radeof shoes In tlia 1, an lguaruutoe their
value by stamping the name and price on tha
bottom, which protect you against high prices and
the mlddleman'e proflta. Our shoes equal custom
work In style, easy Suing and wearing qualities.
We have them aold every where at lower prlcea fof
the value given than any other make. Take no sub.
tltutc. If yni 'VnVr c-nnot pii yf we can.
The St. Joseph and Grand Island E. B
And In eonnec-1
Union Pacific System
tlon with the
To California, Oregon and all Western Points..
For information regarding rates, etc., call oa
or address any agent or 3. M. Admit,
M. P. Robinson. Je , Gen. Pass. Agt.
(Jen'l Manager, St. Joseph, Mo.
Are You a Steam User?
If so (ul dress a card to
Bnd lie w ill (live you Information that wll sar
you money.
N. N. L No. 301 -'in.
York, b
plfftwe Hiiy you mw the advrrtlaemfint
In tbiH ptipur.