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Praise for Admiral Sampson Fror
English and French Sources ,
SANTIAGO A FATAL MISTAKE
A IJrltlsli Kxport ThlnkH Tlmt tlio Spar
lull IToet Is Now at n DLmdvantngo . ,
Change In French Sentiment Spal
Iorlilod by Prominent Vapors.
LONDON , May 23. According to th
best expert opinion in London , if Ai
iniral Ccrvora has gone to Santiago d
Cuba , he has made a fatal mistake
"Vice Admiral Philip Ilowar
Columb , retired , the author of
number of naval works , ir
eluding "The Naval War Game ,
writes that he is convinced the Span
ish admiral is now unlikely to btrik
at all. He adds that if he enters
South Cuban port it will scarcely affcc
the United States' blockade , for Rca
Admiral Sampson will only have to dc
tach a somewhat sxipcrior force of hi
heavier ships to cover Cervcra's flccl
while a group of the lightest an
swiftest vessels would be watching t
see that he did not move without bein ,
reported , and all the rest of Rear At
miral Sampson's licet could devot
themselves to the blockade of the othc
NKW Yoiuc , May 23. A dispatc
from Paris to the New York Worl
says : There are remarkable indication
in certain Paris journals , hitherto ir
imical , of a complete reversal of th
Ifrcnch disposition toward America.
The GauloSs , for example , extols th
cleverness with which Admiral Samj :
son has maneuvered , taking advantag
of his opponent's slowness to effect
\ junction with Schley and thus cnabl
him to divide the forces in two parts.
M. Jaures , in the Petite Republiquc
writes in the same strain of America'
"admirable attack and defense , whic'
have been directed with energy an
M. Jaures derides Spain for allowin ;
herself to be made the sport of clerical
ism and militarism.
There is also a strong article in th
Echo dc Paris , signed Henry liaurc
calling French hostility to her ancien
friends and clients beyond the Atlanti
foolish and illogical.
"France , " the writer says , "is nai
urally drawn to America as a republic
and should not give way to sudden tor
dcrness for Spain. ' '
On the other hand , IIenr3' Fouq\iiei
in the Dixneuvicme Siccle , writes in
vein hardlj' short of insulting to Amei
ican women for their alleged snobbisli
ness in seeking to make out a long lin
of aristocratic ancestors.
ENEMY'S ' LOSS AT CARDENAS
Two Spanish Gunboats Destroyed by Shell
From the Wilmington.
KEV WEST , Fla. , May 23. The tit ;
Lcyden , Ensign W. S. Crossley , com
mander , which picked up off Cay Pic
dras light Wednesday night an opei
boat containing five Cubans , one o
whom , Ernest Castro , had impovtan
dispatches from General Gomez to Ger
oral Miles , put the other four ashore a
the east end of Cay Blanco last nighl
Castro proceeded to Tampa to delive
The Cubans put ashore had given th
officers of the tug considerable infoi
mation regarding the situation in Cai
denas , where they lived , since the bai
tie in which the torpedo boat Winslo
was disabled and the first America
officer and sailors lost their lives. Th
Spaniards' loss in the battle , the Ci
bans said , was one officer killed an
five men wounded. The officer's hea
was blown off. As the result of th
battle there arc no longer any Span
ish gunboats in the harbor of Cai
denas. Two of those that were ther
were destroyed by the shells from th
Wilmington , and from the third on
the guns have been removed and re
mounted on the dock behind a ston
ivall built to protect them. The Spar
iards , the Cubans said , have sun
three lighters in the passage where th
Winslow went through the day of th
The Leyden landed insurgents agai :
last night without anjr molcstatio
from shore. When picked up by th
Leyden , the Cubans had been out si
daj's waiting to be picked up and wer
nearly exhausted while their boat wa
all but ready to swamp.
THEY ARE SPARTANS IN SPAIN
Madrid Says All Is Quiet In Spite of Tir
pending Famine and Ruined Trade.
MADRID , May 2 , S a m. It is ar
nounced here to-day that perfect trar
quility prevails throughout Spain , i
spite of the war and of the fact tha
famine is imminent and that Spanis
trade is ruined.
An official dispatch from Havana tc
day says that several American wai
ships have arrived in froni of the baj
It is added that the vessels remain di *
tant from the port. Another dispatc
from Havana says two American ship
again shelled -Guantanamo yesterda
without doing any damage.
Tampa to Honor the Qnccn.
TAMPA , Fla. , May 23. An Englisl
warship is expected to arrive in Tamp
harbor May 24. the anniversary o
Queen Victoria's birthday , and th
event will be celebrated by a banquc
that will be notable for the number c
military and naval officers who will b
Italian "Warships Expected.
ST. TiiOMASDanish West Indies , Ma ;
23. The Dutch cruiser Aricsland ha
arrived here from the Azore islands. 1
is said that five Italian warships !
rendezvous here at the end of the prct
ent month. , .
HOW HAVANA HEARD OF MANIU
Wlion Blanco'a Connor C.ire Out the News
It Was of n Spanish Victory.
HAVANA , May 0 , via Vera Cruz , Maj
23. The Spanish officers say all tht
strategic points about the coast hav <
Veen occupied by troops and that it wil
bo difficult to effect landings. Ambus
cades have also been prepared at vari
ous points , and they say Havana is
well fortified that an army of 50,001
men will be needed to re
duce the place. New entrench
ments have been thrown up
and more heavy artillery ha ;
been mounted , but it is difficult to ob
tain any accurate details of such work
Any inquiries on the subject are liabl <
to cause the arrest of the person put
ting the question , and newspaper men
particularly correspondents , are con
tiaually under suspicion. They ar <
carefully watched and it is only witl
the greatest difficulty that mail letter !
can be smuggled out of the city. Tin
cense > * is more exacting than ever am
any news which he allows to be cablet
is strictly official. The guards yes
terday captured a man who was goinj
out in a small fishing boat with inai
for the American fleet and the writer is
informed thathe was shot the sam <
The Pais , organ of the Autonomisl
party , says great misery prevails al
Mantanzas and at Cardenas and othei
towns on account of the scarcity o :
provisions , and the paper adds that th (
country people are now in worse con
dition than they ever were before. Al
sorts of misleading rumors are inten
tionally circulated by the Spanish offi
cials here for their own purposes ant
the talcs of Spanish repulses of Ameri
can forces come in at almost regulai
intervals and from nearly every poinl
about the blockaded portion of the coasl
to say nothing of the stories o :
brilliant Spanish victories , which an
said to have reached here from abroad ,
For instance , to-day a rumor traced tc
the palace said : "The Spanish fleet ,
after a heroic defensive battle with an
American fleet at Cavite , Philippine
islands , lost two vessels and about 30 (
killed and 400 wounded , after which
the Spanish officers , refusing a surren
der , and in order to prevent the Spanish -
ish fleet from falling into the hands of
the Americans , blew up all the rest of
their vessels. "
The. palace report also said the
American fleet at Manila was bom
barding that city and that , in consequence
quence , the Spanish authorities and
the garrison of Manila had retreatec :
into the interior. Later the following
"official news' * was published :
"A Spanish fleet has fought heroic
ally with an American fleet at Cavite ,
obliging the American fleet to retreat
with considerable loss. The Spanisl
losses were also very heavy. "
Of course , the greatest interest is
taken here in the approaching meeting
between Spanish and American fleeis
in these waters. The fleet from Spain
is expected at almost any moment and
is being constantly watched for. Daj
and night signals are ready to guide if
safely into the harbor. It is expected
that the result of the battle v/ill de
cide the war , and it is impossible to
make the Spaniards doubt the eventual
triumph of the flag of their country.
THE MONTSERRAT IN SPAIN ,
Blockade Runners Given an Ovation or
Their Return Home.
CORRUXXA , Spain , May 23. The
Spanish auxiliary cruiser Montserral
arrive ! here unexpectedly last evening
from Cienfuegos , having escaped the
American blockading ships. Large
crowds of people thronged the
quays and members of the crev
received an ovation when they went
ashore. The people embraced the cap
tain and officers of the steamer. Pop
iilar demonstrations followed through
out the city. The commander of the
Montscrrat declared that he was not
charged with any mission and said he
was not carrying dispatches , but the
Spaniards claim that he is patrioticallj
concealing the facts in the case.
The Montserrat is to be sent to Fer-
rol or Cadiz in order to have her guns
MADRID , May 23. It is asserted here
that the Montserrat landed § 3,000,000 ,
1,000 soldiers , 100 guns , 15,000 rifles
and a quantity of ammunition in Cuba ,
ORDERED TO MOVE ,
Third Missouri Regiment Goes to Dunn
Coring , Near Washington.
JEFPERSOX UARBACKS , Mo. , May 23.
The Third regiment has been orderec
to Dunn Loring , Va. , a rendezvous foi
volunteer troops near Washington
Hopes for orders to Manila have beer
nourishedby Colonel Gross and the
Too Hot to March.
MOBILE , Ala. , May 23. The forcct"
marches which were undertaken at twc
day intervals by the four infantry reg
iments encamped here , have been aban
doned on the representation of the reg-
5 mental surgeons that the troops from
the Northern and Western states arc
not yet sufficiently acclimated and
would suffer from the heat if they were
continued. There is a general cxocltu
of officers to various parts of the coun
try to report for duty with the volun
Spain's Latest Trickery.
KEY WEST , May 23. The latest Span
ish device is the sending adrift of hulks
made to resemble torpedo boats , af tci
first loading them with dynamite , in
the hope that American ships would
ram them in the darkness. Several of
these hulks have been sent out of the
MADRID , May 23. The government ,
it is said , has received a dispatch from
Havana , "annouaciAg that the rebels
havfc pronounced in favor of Spain and
are now making common cause with
the Spaniards to defeat the Amcri-
first I 'son to know thco , dear ,
Thy faults I did espy.
And 'Sure this la a blomlsh hero ,
And that's a vice , " said L
But since that hour I did resign
My judgement to my Into ,
Thou art no more then only mlno ,
To IOTO and vindicate.
Henceforth thy champion am I vovr'd ,
And stultify my sense.
Not owning what I proved , yet proud
To die in its defense.
The kerchief that thou gav'at I'll wear
Upon my eyelids bound-
Ana every man I meat I'll dare
To find the faults I found.Tho
PERCY AND THE PROPHET
BY WILKIE COLT.INS.
CHAPTER VIII CONTINUED.
"I will briug you word of the ar
rest myself ; there will bo plenty o
time for me to catch the afternooi
coach to London. Between this clat
and the 2d rely on my keeping ;
watchful eye on both the gentlemen
and on Mr. Bowmoro especially. HI
is just the man , if ho feels the fuint
est suspicion that ho is in any dan
ger. to provide for his own means o
escape and leave Mr. Linwood ti
shift for himself. I have the hone :
to be , sir , your obedient servant ,
PKTKU WEEMS. "
On the evening of the 1st of Apri
Mrs. Bowmore was left alone witl
the servants. Mr. Bowmoro am
Percy had gone out together to attem
the special meeting/ the club
Shortly afterward. Miss Charlott
had left the cottage under very ex
A few minutes only after the de
parture of her father and Percy sh
received a letter , which appeared ti
cause her the most violent agitation
She said to Mrs. Bowmoro , "Mamma
I must see Captain Bervio for a fov
minutes in private , on a matter o
serious importance to all of us. Hi
is waiting at the front gate and hi
will come in if I show myself at thi
hall door. " Upon this Mrs. Bow
more had asked for an explanation
"There is no time tor explanation , '
was the only answer she received ; "
ask you to leave me for five minutei
alone with the captain. " Mrs. Bow
more , naturally enough , still hesi
tated. Charlotte snatched up he
garden hat and declared wildly tha
she would go out to Captain Bervie i
she was not permitted to see him a
home. In the face of this declara
tion Mrs. Bowmoro yielded anel lef
In a minute more the captain wa ;
in the cottage parlor. Although sh <
had given way to her daughter , Mrs
Bowmore was not disposed to t.usl
her without supervision in the so
ciety of a man whom Charlotte her
self had reviled as a slanderer and !
false friend. She took up her posi
tion in the veranda outside the par
lor , at a safe distance from one o
the two windows of the room , whicl
had been left partially open to admi
the fresh air. Here she waited am
The conversation was for som <
time carried on in whispers. As the ;
became more and more excited , botl
Charlotte and Bervie ended in un
consciously raising their voices. "
swear it to you on my faith as t
Christian ! " Mrs. Bowmore heard th <
captain say. "I declare before Gee
who hears me that I am speaking the
truth ! " And Charlotte had answeret
with a burst of tears , "I can't be
lieve you ! I daren't believe you
Oh , how can you ask mo to do sucl
a thing ? Lot me go ! let me go ! '
Alarmed at those words , Mrs. Bow
more advanced to the window ane
looked in. Bervio had put Char
lotto's arm in his arm , and was try
ing to induce her to leave thi
parlor with him. She resisted
and implored him to releas <
her. Mrs. Bowmore was 01
the point of entering th <
room to interfere , when Bervie sud
denly dropped Charlotte's arm , unc
whispered in her ear. She startee
as she heard the words , looked a
him keenly , and instantly made uj
her mind. "Let mo tell my mothei
where I am going , she said , and ]
will consent" "Be it so , " h <
answereel and hurried her out.
Mrs. Bowmore re-entered the cottage
tago by the adjoining room , and mel
them in the passage. "Remembei
one thing , " Bervie said , before Charlotte
lotto could speak. "Every minute ii
precious ; the fewest words are best. '
In few words Charlotte spoke. "
must go at once to Justice Bervio1 !
house. Don't bo afraid , mamma ! .
know what I am about , and I knov
that I am right"
"Going to Justice Bervie's ! " criee
Mrs. Bowmore , in the utmost extremity
ity of astonishment "What will youi
father say , what will Percy thin !
when they c.ome back from the club ? '
"My sister's carriage is waitini
for me close by , " Bervie answered
"It is entirely at Miss Charlotte's
disposal , i-ho can easily g.et back ,
if she wbhes to keep her visit i
secret , before Mr. Bowmore and Mr.
Linwood return. "
He lead the way to the door aa he
spoke. Charlotte kissed her mothei
tenderly , and followed him. Mrs
Bowmore called them to wait ]
daren't let you go , " she said to het
daughter , "without your father's
leave ! " Charlotte seemed not t (
liear her , the captain seemed not to
hear. They ran across the front gar
den , and through the gate and were
out of sight in less than a minute.
More than two hours passed ; the
sun had sunk below tha horizon , ant
still there were no signs of Charlotte's
Feeling seriously uneasy , Mrs.
Bowmore crossed the room to ring
the boll , and send the man servanl
bo Justice Bervie's house to hastet
tier daughter's return. As she ap
preached the fire-place , she was
startled by a sound of stealthy foot
steps , in the hall , followed by a loue
noise as of some heavy object thai
had dropped on the floor. She ran < :
the bell violently , and then hurriet
to the door of the parlor. As she
opened it , the footman passed her ,
running out , and apparently in pur
suit of somebody , at the top of his
speed. She followed him as rapidlj
as she could , out of the cottage ane
across the little front pardon to the
gate. Arriving in the road , she was
just in time to ECO him vault upor
the luggage board at the back of t
pot-chai o , which had apparently
passed the cottage , and drawn up i
little beyond it ' Peter crained the
board just as the postillion startee
the horses on the way to London
Ho saw Mrs. Bowmoro looking a
him. before the carriage had greatlj
increased it's distance from the cottage
tago , and pointed , with an in-olen
nod of his head , first to the inside o :
the vehicle , and then over it to the
high-road ; signing to her that he
designed to accompany the persoi
in the post chaise to the end of th <
Turning to go back to the cottage
Mrs. Bowmore saw her own bo wilder
mcnt reflected in the faces of the tw <
female servants , who had followec
"Who can Peter be after ma'am1
askeel the cook. "Do you think it'i
a thief ? "
The house-maid pointed to the
post-chaise , barely visible in the dis
tance. "Simpleton ! " she said. "Dc
thieves travel in that way ? I wist
my master had come back , " she pro
ceeded , speaking to herself. "I'u
afraid there's something wrong. "
Mrs. Bowmoro , returning througl
the gate , instantly stopped and lookee
at the woman.
"What makes you mention youi
master's name , Amelia , when yoi
fear something is wrong ? " she asked
Amelia changed color and looked
"I am loath to alarm you , ma'am , '
she said , "and I can't rightly se <
what it is my duty to do. "
Mrs. Bowmore's heart sank withit
her under the crudest of all terrors
the terror of something unKnown ,
"Don't keep me in suspense , " she
said faintly. "Whatever it is , lei
me know it. "
She lead the way back to the par
lor. The house-maid followed her.
The cook declining to be left alone
followed the house-maid.
"It was something I hoard this
afternoon , ma'am , " Amelia began.
"Cook happened to be busy "
The cook interposed ; she had noi
forgiven the house-maid for calling
her a simpleton. "No , Amelia ! If
you must bring nio into it not busy.
Uneasy in my mind on the subject of
'I don't knew that your mind
makes much difference , " Amelia pro
ceeded. "What it comes to is this
it was I , and not you who went intc
the kitchen garden for vegetables. '
"Not by my wish , heaven knows1 !
persisted the cook.
"Leave the room ! " said Mrs. Bow-
more. Even her patience had given
wav at last
The cook looked as if she declined
to believe her own ears. Mrs. Bow
moro pointed to the door. The cook
said "Oh ? " accepting it a ? a question.
Mrs. Bowmore's finger still pointed.
The cook , in solemn silcnce.yieleled tc
circumstances , and banged the door.
"I was getting vegetables , ma'am ,
Amelia resumed , "when I heard
voices on the other side of the pal
ing. The wood is so old that one
can see through the cracks easj
enough. 1 saw my master and Mr.
Linwood and Captain Bervie. The
captain seemed to have stopped the
other two on the pathway that leads
to the field , he stood , as it might be ,
between them and the way back to
the house , and he spoke severely ,
that he did ! 'For the last time , Mr.
Bowmore , ' says he , 'will you under
stand that you are in danger , and
that Mr. Linwood is in danger , unless
you both leave this neighborhood to
night ? " My master made light of it
'For the last time,1 says he , 'will you
refer us to a proof of what you say
and allow us to judge for ourselves ? '
I have told you already,1 says the
captain , 'I am bound by my duty to
ward another person to keep what ]
know a secret' 'Very well , ' says
my master , 'I am bound by my duty
to my country. And I toll you this , '
says he , in his high and mighty way ,
neither government nor the spies ol
government , dare touch a hair of nry
head ; they know it , sir , for the head
of the people's friend ! ' The captain
lost his temper. 'What stuff ! ' says
hethere's a government spy in your
house at this minute , disguised as
your footman. ' My master looked at
Mr. Linwood and burst out laughing.
Peter a spy ! ' says he ; 'poor Peter !
You won't beat that , captain , if you
talk till doomsday. ' He turned about
without a word more and went home.
The captain caught Mr. Linwood by
the arm as soon as they were alone.
For God's sake , ' says he. 'don't fol
low that madman's example I If you
value your liberty , if you hope tc
become Charlotte's husband , consult
your own safety. I can give you a
passport Escape to France and
wait till this trouble is over. ' Mr.
Linwood was not in the best of tem
pers : Mr. Linwood shook him off.
Charlotte's father will soon bo my
father , ' says he ; 'do you think I will
desert him ? My friends at the club
have taken up my claim ; do you think
I will forsake thorn at the meeting
to-morrow ? You ask me to be un
worthy of Chat-lotto and unworthy ci
my friends ; you insult me if you say
more.1 He whipped round on his
heel and followed my master. The
captain lifted his hands to the heav-
ans and looked I declare it turned
my blood , ma'am , to see him. If
there's truth in mortal man , it's my
firm belief "
What the housemaid's belief WD
remained unexpressed. Before sh
could get to her next word , a shrle
of horror from the hall announce
that the cook's powers of intorruj
tion were not exhausted yet
Mistress and servant both hurric
out , in terror of they knew not who' '
There stood the cook , alone in th
hall , confronting the stand on whic
the overcoats anel nats of the men e
the family were placed. "Where'
the master's ttaveling coat ? " crio
the cook , staring wildly at an unoi
cupied pog. "And whoro's his capt
match ? Oh , Lord , he's elf in th
post-chaiso , and Peter's after him ! "
Simpleton as she was , the womai
loitering about the hall had blur
dered on a very serious discovery
Coat and cap both made after a. foi
eign pattern , and both strikingly re
raarkable in form and color to Enp
lish eyes had unquestionably disai
peared. It was equally certain tht
they were well known to Peter a
the coat and cap which his mastc
used in traveling. Had Mr. Bowmor
discovered that ho was really i
danger ? Had the necessities of ii
stant flight only allowed him tun
enough to snatch his coat and ca
out of the hall ? And had Peter see
him as ho was making his escape t
the post-chaiso ? The cook's conch
sion answered all these questions i
the affirmative ; and if Captain Bet
vio's words of warning were to bo be
lieved , the cook's conclusion fc
once was not to be dospisod.
Under this last trial of her foi
titude , Mrs. Bowmore's feeble re
serves of endurance completely gav
way. The poor lady turned fait
and giddy. Amelia placed her on
chair in the hall , and told the coo
to open the front door and let in th
fresh air. The cook obeyed ; and h
stantly broke out with a second tei
rific scream announcing nothing les :
this time , than the appearance <
Mr. Bowmoro himself , alive an
hearty , returning with Percy froi
the meeting at the club !
The inevitable inquiries' and ej
planations followed. Fully assure
as he had declared himself to bo , <
the sanctity of his person ( politicall
speaking ) , Mr. Bowmore turned pale
nevertheless , when ho looked at th
unoccupied peg on his clothes-stane
Had some man unknown personate
him ? And had a post-chaise bee
hired to lead an impendin
pursuit of him in the va-on
direction ? What did it mean
Who was the friend to whose service
he was indebted ? As for the pr <
ceedings of Peter , but one interpret ;
tion could now bo placed on then
They distinctly justified Captai
Bervie's assertion that the footma
was a spy. Mr. Bowmore thought c
the captain's other assertion , relatin
to the urgent necessity for making hi
escape , and looked at Percy in silen
dismay , and turned paler than evei
Percy's thoughts , diverted for th
moment only from the lady of hi
love , returned to her with renewe
fidelity. "Let us hear what Charlott
thinks of it , " he said. "Where i
she ? "
Another explanation followed thi
question. Terrified at the effec
which it produced on Percy , helj
lessly ignorant when she was calle
upon t'o account for her daughter
absence , Mrs. Bowmoro could enl
shed tears and express a devou
trust in provielence. Her husban
looked at the new misfortune from
political point of view. Ho sat dowr.
and slapped his forehead theatrlcall ;
with the palm of his hand. "Thu
far , ' " said the patriot , "my politics
assailants have only struck at m
through the newspapers. Xow the
strike at mo through my child.
Percy made no speeches. There wa
a look in his eyes which boded ii
for the captain , if the two met "
am going to fetch her , " was all h
said , "as fast as a horse can carr
He hired his horse at an inn in thi
town , and set forth for Justic
Bervie's house at a gallop.
During Percy's absence , Mr. Bow
more secured the fi-ont and bac !
entrances to the cottage with hi
own hands. These first precaution
taken , ho ascended to his room am
packed his traveling-bag.
"Necessaries for tny use in prison ,
ho remarked. "The blood-hounds o
government are after me. " "Ar
they after Percy too ? " his wif
ventui-ed to ask. Mr. Bowmor
looked up impatiently , and cried
"Pooh ! " as if Percy was of no con
sequence. Mrs. Bowmore though
otherwise ; the good woman private
ly packed a , bag for Percy in th
sanctuary of her own room.
[ TO BE COXTIXCCU. ]
Ilio Vuiilty of Criibs.
Many of the crab species of shell
fish "clothe" themselves. Som
species dress themselves elaboratel ;
by gathering bits of sea-weed , chew
ing the ends anel sticking them o
the shell , so as to look like a ston
covered with weed. They speni
hours with the utmost perscveranc
in making these pieces adhere b ,
trying the same piece over and eve
again till they succeeel. They hav
a fine sense of symmetry , and alway :
put a red piece on ono limb to niatcl
the red piece they have put on thi
other , and a green piece to match j
[ jreen piece , chough how they knov
red from green in the dark pool
where they live is hard to say. un
Less it is by taste or smell. Whoi
once their dress is completed it im
proves the older it becomes , as the
weed actually grows on them.
Would Make Him Walk Spanish.
"I hear you are going to spend i
pear in Spain. You will want t <
loiow something of the language
Don't you want to join my class ii
Spanish ? "
"No , sir. When I go there I ox
poet to organize a class to teach thi
Spaniards to talk English. "
A SCHOOL GIRL'S BATTLE.
From The Mall , Milford , Ind.
' Miss Emma Rybolt , a prepossessing school
cirl of Milford , Ind. , Is of more than usual
fntolligsnce , and is ambitious to rise iu the
' In the fall of 1800 , " said Mrs. Hybolt ,
"Emma vras taken ill. She vros a close
student nnd her vrork began to toll on her.
She grew -weak , palo and nurvous , and com
plained of pains in her bock , chest and
limbs. A few weeks passed and she grew
worse. The doctor said she -was a victim of
nervous prostration , and should have been
taken from school weeks earlier. She
gradually grow -worse , her nerves -wore so
tense that tha least noise irritated herand
she had a favor and a continual twitchfne
In her muscles. The symptoms were mucu
like St. Vitus' dance."A
passed and ,
Emma became -
what better ,
but was soon
as bad as over.
Ono day I
read of acaso
was cured by
Her Battle. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Palo People , andl decided to
-'Emma had no faith In proprietary
medicines but tried the pills , and after
taking a dozen doses , she began to improve.
It was about the first of April when she
began , and by the middle of May , after
taking about eight boxes , she was entirely
"While ill , she lost twenty-eight pounds ,
but now weighs more than ever before.
Her nerves are strong and she Is In per
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her , and I cheerfully recommend them in
all similar cases. "MR3. E. A. RYBOLT. "
Subscribed and swo.n to before me , this
third day of September , 1897.
, CALEB BAKEK , A'otary Public.
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other diseases long regarded as incurable.
"Do you believe all these horrible
scandals you hear about poor Geral-
dlne ? " "I am afraid I must. But ,
by-the-by , what are they saying about
her ? " Illustrated American.
Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is taken internally. Price. 75c.
There are four sovereigns and nine
heir apparent among the fifty-seven
living descendants of Queen Victoria.
To Care constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. lOc or 25ri
U C. C. C. fall to cure , druggists refund money.
Why isn't kissing the wrong girl in
a tunnel a railway disaster ?
Plso's cure for Consumption has been &
familv medicine with us since 18G.1. J. R.
Mndison , 2409 42d Ave. , Chicago. Ills.
Birmingham , England , turns out live
tons of hairpins every week.
"Why isn't a lady's toilet case a
powder magazine ?
Something la a Name.
The American Journal of Education :
"The more carefully we scrutinize this
work , the more appropriate seems to
be the name The Standard Diction
ary of the English Language. "
See display advertisement of how to
obtain the Standard Dictionary b
making a small payment down , the re
mainder in installments.
Why isn't marriage with an heiress
a sort of a gold cure for poverty ?
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Guaranwid tobacco habit cure , makes weak
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Alfonso XIII. , Leon Ferdinand Ma
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lem , of Navarre , of Grenada , of To
ledo , of Valentia , of Galicia , of Major
ca , of Minorca , of Seville , of Cardena.
of Cordova , of Corcega , of Murica , o
Gibraltar , of the Canaries , of the East
and West Indies , of India and the Oc
eanic continent , Archduke of Austria.
Duke of Burgundy , of Brabant and of
Milan , Count of Hapsburg. of Fland
ers , of Tyrol and of Barcelona , and
Lord of Biscay and Molina , was 12
years old the 13th of May.
Belle : "I see by the papers that a
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who trod on her toes. " Bettle : It
wouldn't be a bad idea to print that
item on the cover of the order o
dances for our sociable. " Yonkers
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