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How KiiHBlit Fnvora tlio Women.
Although the Russians arc not noted
for their gallantry toward women
they have scored one on other people
St. Petersburg has recently been pro
vided with new taxameter caba. They
work on a , dual system , one for ladles
and the other for gentlemen , the au
thorities having been thoughtful
enough to introduce a new tariff , ac
cording to which ladies are only re
quired to pay half the fare demanded
of mere men.
Very Much In the Family.
The fifth of an extraordinary series
of weddings has just been celebrated
in Paradise Valley , near Oroville , Gal.
The first was that of John Weer , a
Cornish widower with four good look
ing daughters. Some years ago he
wedded Mrs. Malarin , a French widow
with four sons. The boys and girls
have now been all mated and the five
couples live under the same roof.
Slio Uno < l to Kun Tlicutrc.
Miss Helen Bennett , of Deadwood ,
S. D. , has just been elected a county
superintendent of public schools. She
is a Wellesley graduate and has some
years been manager of the theater in
AVlty the King ; Dropped Albert.
Many theories have been put for
ward with regard to King Edward's
choice of name ; that is , the dropping
of the appellation "Albert. " It is , how
ever , no secret that the king never
lied the name of "Albert , " and it was
only in deference to his mother's wisli
that he signed himself "Albert Ed
i ward. " More than once he asked to
be allowed to sign himself "Edward , "
but the queen was obdurate. The king
knew that the name of "Albert" would
not be congenial to the British nation ,
and as soon as Queen Victoria had
passed away he communicated to Lord
Salisbury his wish to be known as
Only One Potirollojier.
The parliamentary register for 1896
showed that there Avas then only one
potwalloper in all England. One see
ing the term for the first time might
easily imagine that a potwalloper was
a species of ichthyosaurus or some
other reptile of a past age. It will
be discovered upon inquiry , however ,
that the term "potwalloper" is liter
ally one who boils a pot , and was
applied to voters in certain boroughs
of England , where before the passage
of the reform bill of 1832 the qualifica
tion for suffrance Avas to have boiled
( walloped ) his own pot in the parish
for six months.
A Plutocratic Cat.
A Philadelphia woman well known
for her fine collection of highly breu
cats recently paid ? 3G for the care of
Balthazer , a Persian cat , on shipboard ,
in addition to his passage money. Bal
thazer was obliged to have a special
attendant to take him on deck for an
'hour's ' walk three times a day , and he
also had to have a fresh blanket ev
ery day. There is a great deal of
money in cats of high degree , and all
that are sold have authenticated pedi
A Detective's Description of Golf.
When the detective who arrested
Adams , the acquitted Yonkers , N. Y. ,
Sunday golfer , was asked to describe
how the game is played , he said :
"Why , there's a little ball like an egg ,
and one of them hits it with a stick
and it goes off in the grass , and the
rest go and look for it. That is all
there is to it. "
Most anybody can laugh in the face
of Death , when his call Is not per
Those who can command them
selves , command others. Hazlitt
Piso's Cure cannot be too highly spolten of aa
ficough cure. J. W. O'BiUEN , 322 Third Ave. ,
N. , Minneapolis , Minn. , Jan. G , 1900.
Some Drink , Others Do Not.
Fourteen prelates of the Church of
England are total abstainers. The
archbishop of Canterbury is one of
them , the new bishop of London is
another. A majority of the bishops
still take their wine temperately , of
Ask your grocer lor DEFIANCE
STARCH , the only 16 oz. package for
10 cents. All other 10-cent starcn cou-
tains only 12 oz. Satisfaction guaran
teed or money rerunded.
Her Decennial Jag1.
A London woman , arraigned in court
for -being drunk , pleaded that she was
entitled to her spree , as it was pre
cisely ten years since she had com
mitted a like offense. The magistrals
coincided with her view and discharg
Ask your grocer for DEFIANCE
STARCH , the only 16 oz. package for
10 cents. All other 10-cent starch con
tains only 12 oz. Satisfaction guaran
teed or money refunded.
One kind word spoken is worth two
Railway Farm Lands For Sale.
The Chicago , St. Paul , Minneapolis
& Omaha Railway has choice farm
lands for sale in Northern Wisconsin ,
at low prices and easy terms of pay
Early buyers will secure the advan
tage of locations on the many beauti
ful streams and lakes , which abound
with fish and furnish a never ending
and most excellent water supply , both
for family use and for stock.
Land is generally well timbered , the
soil fertile and easy of cultivation and
this is rapidly developing into one of
the greatest sheep and cattle raising
regions in the northwest.
Chicago , Milwaukee , St. Paul , Minn
eapolis , Duluth , Superior , Ashland and
other towns on "The North-Western
Line" furnish good markets for stock
and farm produce.
For further particulars address Geo.
"W. Bell , Land Commissioner , Hudson ,
Wis. , or G. H. MacRae , Asst Gen. Pass.
Agt. , SL Paul , Minn.
All nature is at war. If we don't
slay and eat , we will son be slain
' "sr u * in& A F v JL
TKe Best of It
A J\ivenile Sketch
The Crosspatch Man was sick again ,
and this time it must be pretty bad ,
for all the morning Meredith had been
watching the servants spread straw
before the house and muffle the big ,
"Poor man ! " mamma said , pitingly.
"He is sick so often ! "
"But he's a Crosspatch Man ! " mut
tered Meredith stiffly. Then he re
pented and looked as shamefaced as a
very little boy with a very round , dim
pled face could look. "I'm so sorry
he's ve-ry sick , " he said slowly. "I
s'pose it hurts even Crosspatch Men. "
Mamma did not notice. She was
having her little noon "gossip" with
papa , and they were still talking about
their invalid neighbor.
"It isn't quite so bad as it seems ,
you know , " papa was saying. "He al
ways has the straw laid down and
things muffled when he has one of
his worse nervous attacks. It doesn't
mean all that it does in most cases.
He is terribly afflicted by noise at al
most any time. '
"Noise ! I should think so ! " That
was from Meredith , who pricked up
his ears at the word. Didn't he know
how the Crosspatch Man felt 'bout a
noise ? Didn't he belong to the Ruud
Street Second ? V7asn't he captain ?
And oh , my , the times he'd seen the
Crosspatch Man a-scowling and a-
furning when they marched past his
"But Fourth of July will be a terri
ble day to him poor man ! " went on
mamma's gentle voice. That made
Meredith start a little. He had been
thinking about Fourth o' July , too.
( Did he think of much of anything
else nowadays ? ) He had been going
over in his mind all the glorious pro
gram of the day. For the Rudd Street
Second was going to celebrate in a
worthy manner. They were going to
even outdo themselves this year and
hadn't they had the proud honor of
being the noisest street in the city for
two Fourth o' Julys arunningLet
'em just wait till they heard this
Fourth o' July !
It was three days off. That would
give the Crosspatch Man time to have
Lhe straw taken up and the bell un-
muffled , for his worst "times" never
lasted more than two or three days.
"Then he'll have to cotton up his
ears , " mused Meredith , philosophic
ally , watching the big foreign servant
that wore a turban go back and forth
past the Crosspatch Man's window.
The house Meredith lived in and the
Crosspatch Man's house were quite
close together , so it was easy to watch
Unfortunately for an invalid with
MEREDITH STOOD IN SHEER
; he terrible affliction called "nerves , "
Eludd Street was a regular nest of
boys.They were boys everywhere on
it. You ran against boys when you
went east , and boys ran against you
when you went west. Boys sprang up
n the most unexpected places. The
louses seemed to be running over
with boys. And realty , there was at
east one boy and on an average two
or three in every house on Meredith's
side , except in the Crosspatch Man's
house. Oh , dear me , no , there weren't
any boys there !
On the other side of the street you
lad to skip the "middlest" house and
Miss Quilhot and Miss Eromathea's
oh , yes , and the minister's house , of
which Miss Quilhot and Miss Eroma-
thea were old maids , and the minister
oh , no , he wasn't an old maid , but
you couldn't expect him to have boys
in the house , for how could he ever
write his sermons ?
So it was , as I said , an unfortunate
street to havi "nerves" on. And the
Crosspatch Man had so many !
The three days between soon went
away , and it was the night tha very
night before it ! There were only a
few hours more , for , of course , you
clidnt' have to wait till the sun rose on
Fourth of July.
Meredith had drilled the Rudd
Street Second for the last time and
dispersed his men. He was on his
way home to supper. Going by the
HE MADE A LITTLE SPEECPI.
Crosspatch Man's house , he heard
voices distinctly issuing from an open
window. He couldn't help hearing , it
was so quiet in the street. Perhaps it
was the "lull before the storm. "
"The sahib cannot bear : t , " a gentle
soothing voice was saying , but Mere
dith recognized the indignation mixed
with the pity in it. "The sahib will
be again sick. "
Then came Meredith's astonishment ,
for the Crosspatch Man's voice was
answering , and it was quite calm and
gentle ; and it said :
"Of course I shall be sick again ,
HarilI've made all my plans to perish.
But what can you expect ? The little
chaps must have their Fourth o' July.
I was a little chap myself once. Shut
the windowHari. There's a suspicion
of a draught. "
Meredith stood still in sheer amaze
ment , and watched the turban-man
close the window. He was a little
chap himself once , the Crosspatch
Man was ! And how kind his voice
had sounded , too. It made him sorry
for the crasspatch Man sorrier than
he had ever been before.
"He's a-dreadin' it like sixty. He's
'spectin' to perish , " Meredith said
aloud. "It's goin' to make him sick ,
of course that's what he said to the
turban-man. An'he was a little chap
once , an' his voice was kind an' tired
Then Meredith went home and
perched himself up on the banister
post in the hall , to think. That was
where he always thought things big
things , you know. This was , oh my ,
such a big thing !
"I'm cap'n , ' mused Meredith , knit
ting his little fair brows. "I can say ,
'Go , an' thou ghost , " like the man in
the Bible ; but they'll be dreadful
disjointed , the Rudd Street Seconds
will be. Still well , he sick an' he
had a kind spot in his voice , an' he
used to be a little chap too , so of
course he used to bang things an'
make noises. I don't think he sound
ed much like a Crosspatch Man. "
In a little while , after a little more
tough thinking , Meredith slipped
down and out of the door , up the
street. He got together the Rudd
Street Seconds and made a little
speech , as a captain may , to his men.
The next day the city and all Amer
ica celebrated Fourth o' July , and
Rudd Street was famous again , but
this time for being the very quietest
street in all the city ! There were just
as many boys in it , too , as ever.
The Crosspatch Man's white , ner
vous face smoothed and calmed as the
day wore on , and at last it actually
smiled in a gentle way , as if he was
thinking about something pleasant.
And the captain of the Rudd Street
Seconds and his brave men , drilling
and popping and banging in a distant
street , were happy , too. Annie Ham
The Hon. Joel R. Poinselt , a native
of South Carolina , and one of her
most gifted sons , during the latter part
of the administration of John Quincy
Adams , it will be remembered , repre
sented the United States at the capital
of Mexico , which was then much dis
tracted by internal dissensions. "While
Mr. Poinsett resided there , the city
was captured by one of the contending
factions , and he and his family in
curred no small degree of- personal
danger from the violence of the sol
diers , by whom they were suspected
of affording concealment to certain ob
noxious individuals. In the height of
the nullification controversy after his
return , in an address delivered to the
people of Charleston , the following elo
quent passage occurs :
"Wherever I have been , I have been
proud of being a citizen of this great
republic , and , in the remotest corners
of the earth , have walked erect and
secure under that banner which our
opponents would tear down and tram
ple under foot. I was in Mexico when
that city was taken by assault. The
house of the American ambassador was
then , as it ought to be , the refuge of
the distressed and persecuted ; it was
pointed out to the infuriated soldiers
as a place filled with their enemies.
They rushed to the attack. My only
defense was the flag of my country ,
and it was flung out at the instant that
hundreds of muskets were leveled at
us. Mr. Mason and myself placed
ourselves beneath its waving folds.
We did not blench , for we felt strong
in the protecting arm of this mighty
republic. We told them that the flag
that waved over us was the banner of
that nation to whose example they
owed their liberty , and to whose pro
tection they were indebted for their
safety. The scene changed as by en
chantment , and the men who were on
the point of attacking my house and
menacing the inhabitants , cheered the
flag of this countrj' , and placed senti
nels to protect it from outrage. Fel
low-citizens , in such a moment as that ,
would it have been any protection to
me and mine to have proclaimed my
self a Carolinian ? Should I have been
here to tell you this tale , if I had hung
out the Palmetto and the single star ?
Be assured that to be respected abroad ,
we must maintain our place in the
Union ! "
Over thirty-five thousand persons in
Illinois belong to associations inter- }
estetl in preserving and fostering the
birds of the state.
The greatest of sacrifices is to sac
3Irs. Windows sootlilnjr 'Syrup.
For children tcettlnu. softens the gums , reduce * in
flammation , allayi imln.curca wind colic. 23c a bottle.
A wise man amongst fools feels
more foolish than a fool amongst wise
Time proves all things. It has seen
Wizard Oil cure pain for over forty
years. Many people know this.
Of plain , sound sense , life's current
coin is made. Young.
Ijullo * Can Wear Shoes.
Onesizc smaller after using A lion's Foot-
Ease , a powder. It makes tight or new
shoes easy. Cures swollen , hotswcating > ,
aching feet , ingrowing nails , corns and
bunions. All druggists and shoo stores ,
25c. Trial package FREE by muil. Ad
dress Allcu S. Oluisted , Lelloy , N.Y.
He who is forever grumbling about
this world is apt to find a worse one
hereafter. Chicago Journal.
YELLOWSTONE' = ARK.
Extended tour , leisurely itinerary
with long stops in the Park. Private
coaches for exclusive use on the drive.
Pullman sleeping and dining cars.
Established limit to number going.
Escort of the American Tourist Asso
ciation , Rcau Campbell. General Man
ager , 1423 Marquette Building , Chica
go. Colorado and Alaska tours also.
Tickets include all Expenses Everywhere.
Train leaves Chicago via Chicago ,
Milwaukee & St Paul R'y , Tuesday ,
July 9 , 10.00 p. m.
Good deeds are the most indestruct
ible of monuments.
Ask your grocer for DEFIAIiCE
STARCH , the only 10 oz. package jfor
10 cents. AH other 10-cent starch con
tains only 12 oz. Satisfaction guaran
teed or money refunded.
SOZOBOHT for tha TEETH 25c
A Fall-Flic 1 Treatment of Dr. O.
r l'heli Ilrown't Great Kemeely lot
Fits , Epllrjry ami 11 Nervous Diieavi. AiJre !
0. rilELrS UllOn.V OS Hn > Jit jr. Knlauit , S.T.
lone Young Men , ami
1UOO YOIIIII ; Wonirn , ti >
take tip the ntmly of bliort-
Imml mill Bookkeeping , nuil
prepare themselves immediately for KOOI ! posi
tion * . Sulnry 10.00 to 1100.00 par month to Mart.
Wo c.in placa ( hum nseoaii us they uru prepared. Uo
aruunulilo to supply 50 per cent of the cnln ! eomlnic
In. I.nrKCat nnil licst ciiiilppc-il butlno'M CollrRo l
the Went ; hlnhcHt ulitml.iril ; iiatlonnl reputation.
Fourteen proit-Hjtonnl teacht-rn. Kxprnieii low. For
Journal , nililrecs T. W. JJOAOI , Hiipurlnternlcat ,
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IN 3 OR 4 YEARS
m SHDEPE ENGE ASSURED
If you t ko up your
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Illustrated i > mni > hlct. < > .
Kiting experiences of
fanners who Imve be
come wealthy In jjruw-
Int : wheat , reports of
delegates , ctc.inul fu'l
information as to reduced railway rates can l > u
had on application to the Superintendent of
Immigration , Department of Interior , Ottawa ,
Canada , or to W V Ueuuetl , KOI New York
Life Hide , Omaun. Nclx
\Vnwliiiitoii , ! . < ; .
-'Successfully Prosecutes Claims ,
I [ Late Principal Bxftmlnnr U 8. P innlon Kuriuvu.
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"NEW RIVAL" FACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN SHELLS
Outshoot all other black powder shells , because they are made
better and loaded by exact machinery with the standard brands of
powder , shot and wadding. Try them and you will be convinced.
REPUTABLE * DEALERS * KEEP THEM
Consisting of CUTIQJRA SOAP to cleanse the
skin of crusts and scales , and soften the thick
ened cuticle , CUTICURA OINTMENT to instantly
allay itching , irritation , and inflammation , and
soothe and heal , and COTIOJRA RESOLVENT
to cool and cleanse the Wood , and expel humour
germs. A SINGLE SET is of ten sufficient to cure
the most skin and
torturing , disfiguring , scalp ,
blood humours , rashes , itchlngs , and irritations ,
with loss of hair , when the best physicians ,
and all other remedies fail
Assisted by CUTICURA OINTMENT , for preserving , purify
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crusts , scales , and dandruff , and the stopping of falling
hair , for softening , whitening , and soothing red , rough ,
and sore hands , for baby rashes , itchings , and chafings ,
and for all the purposes of the toilet , bath , and nursery.
Millions of "Women use CUTICURA. SOAP in the form of
baths for annoying irritations , inflammations , and excori
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Complete External and internal Treatment for Every Humourv
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