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Toa twist tliingi about, and yoa changf than
Kay, happier far were the IItoi we led
If you'd give ua a little more cash, yoa know,
Afid if, every day, we could shopping go
With a earae that want a dark aims,
auom waa murmur or -weaaea woe."
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Bo If women were asgels here below.
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and althecosdltioBs were right; yoa know,
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The Lover's Coat.
A tale of disaster toa young business
saan's pride and spring overcoat was
told at the Midland the other night by a
friend of the victim. This young man
is the personification of modesty, or hash
fulness, but he has by diligent and heroic
-efforts managed to lead a young lady of
Troost avenue to the understanding that
she is to be his. Twice a week or more
he has gone to her home to impress upon
her the existence and importance of the
contract. Sunday evening the young
man went to the home of the young wo
man to have a reiteration of the whole
matter, and the session was .not com
pleted until 10:30 p. m. by pa's watch.
As young ladies will sometimes do, this
one followed the receding form of the
senior partner of the "steady company"
organization to the front door, and after
' a series of dilatory motions an adjourn
ment was agreed upon. He stood on the
threshold to fasten his gloves, and she
swung the front door shut.
As the spring lock snapped the door
nipped the skirt of his; coat and held it
against his greatest strength. He was a
prisoner, and she who was to be his had
floated up the stairway unmindful that
he who was to be hers was impaled by
his coat tail on the veranda. This bash
ful young man had no inclination to
ring the bell, for pa would answer it and
he and the old gentleman were not on
particularly sociable terms. He knew
the only recourse, and he slid from the
coat and left it fanning in the wind
like a scarecrow in a corn field. Then
came the family's favorite young dog
and had a few rounds with the garment.
When the maid servant answered the
mflkmaa's bell Monday morning she be
held a wreck that caused her to arouse
the family with the information that a
tragedy had been enacted at the front
door. Pa's immediate examination and
diagnosis partially explained matter8,and
cost the young man, besides the loss of
his coat, a serious backset in that family.
All would liave been well asVough, aside
from the coat, had not the young man
forgotten to unload a pocket half full of
useless baseball pool tickets, which lay
spread out on the floor, and which he
should have torn up in disgust, as base
ball enthusiasts do, instead of harboring
them to bring ruin to his cause. Kansas
Chnacea of life.
These life insurance tables that show
the expectation, the average, the proba
bility of life are very curious and inter
esting. In a million births the males
outnumber the females 22,000, but the
girls don't die so fast, and by the time
they reach SO years the females begin to
outnumber the men and outlive them.
Nine thousand more women live to see
70 years than men, taking a million as
the basis. Two thousand more women
than men live to see 00. At 100 years
there are 79 men to 144 women. The
males start out most numerous, and this
is right, for it gives every girl a fair
chance for a lover and a husband and
it certainly was intended by a kind
Providence that she should have one.
She is entitled to one,and if I had my way
I would make every old bachelor marry
or support one.
If he wouldn't marry according to
nature, I would make him work for one.
In youth and middle age the males out
number the females, because it takes a
good number to defend the country and
do the fighting. But the Md women out
live the old men because Hey are needed
to Burse us and raise the grandchildren.
They have no had habits that shorten
life. They dp not drink nor chew to
bacco, nor smoke, nor expose themselves,
nor eat in a hurry. They take life calm
and serene. One hundred and twenty
five thousand children' are born every
day. What a squalling and rejoicing if
one could hear it all at once. Just think
of it 45,000,000 of brand new human
beings in a year. But they don't stay
long, not many of them. One-fourth of
them die before they are six years old.
While 125,000 are born in a day there
are 100,000 funerals going on at the same
tiane. WrtLt weeping and wailing, what
grief and sorrow if we could hear and
seeitalL Verily the increase of the hu
man family is mixed with great tribula
tions. Births and deaths,' births and
deaths, with the births only a little
ahead, and sometimes, when war and
pestilence and famine come, the 'death
rate is ahead. Bill Arp in Atlanta Con
stitution. The rale in England, even in
where there is no doubt that the sentence
wiU be carried out. allows three Sundays
only to intervene between the trial and
the execution so that if a man is tried
on a Saturday, he has very little more
than a fortnight allowed him to prepare;
hvt where there is hope of a reprieve the
delay of the announcement that the man
is to die till within a few hours of his
execwtksiBot only adds a torturing ele-
to hk punishment which he has
legally incurred, but it limits the
i of hie real preparation to the one
last agitating day when his friends come
to take a final leave of him. The matter
is not one of minor importance, as was
keenly felt, we believe, by the saintly
Abbe Croae, the chaplain of La Boqvette,
1st Paris, who ministered to all the cul
prits that during a period of twenty-five
expiate tfaeir crimes on the gmil-
the tune when
is to.take place until the
acbanlrr arrives told rv
ssmvilyagainat that gwd priest's efforts
sen crimt M as itopman,
d BaUoir to a fit state of
for their eatraace on the
The strange laxity of
liedphae allowed some
m. swesesmea to be ssgaced in swaying
iwjthheir-ieflsrs till within a few
SssaTslisWi unmd "Ah. dears
With the chmraat
or taair daath, lMk K may
of or Ewdtak diatom, which
dedicates a oowrteninsd anane last day to
farewell Interviews with his frksdi
arafl to reader that brief apace of.
auaaoiaiit for the beavy
with which it is weighted Blackwood's
The well-to-do aaa who cose to
theatre in a dress suit and aits in a box,
or he a seat jast back of the orchestra,
has a good view of the play and the
players, but I doubt if he gets as much
pfeaaore therefrom aw the ragged news
boy who sits in the gallery, just onder
At the boy's distance the illusion b
complete. The footlights are not too
bright, and the mask; becosses a tow, in
distinct melody. I have lieard snore
criticism in the gallery of a Broadway
theatre durmgasuigk) performance than
I could write in an entire day.
"The Silver King," with a well known
actor in the leading role, was played on
the east side some time in the beginning
of the season. My neighbor was a lad of
14 years, who answered to the name of
Rocksey. His-chum arrived at the close
of the first act, but he had evidently
seen the play before, for he knew it by
"Hey, Rocksey, how's he a-doin't it?"
was the first question.
"Oh, he's overdoin' it horribly; he
can't act till he gets free or four drinks
intolm. The villain's the worst stuff 1
oversaw. He juststandsaroundwaitin'
for his time for gettin' killed. I'd like
to see a play where the villain gets killed
before the curtain goes up."
The gallery gods can furnish an untold
amount of gossip about the personality
of people on the stage, and the tales have
as much truth in them as the stasj
stories which emanate from more im
portant sources. New York News.
A Fnaaeas Canteen.
Of Adelina Patti's latest acquisition,
the famous Chateau de Chenonceaux,
correspondent writes from Paris: "It
was hero that Francis I conversed with
Bayard on the happiness and glory of
France, and it was in the sitting room
that the monarch, the friend of letters,
received into his friendship Bousard and
Clement Marot; it was under these trees
that Marie Stuart and Anne Boleyn, then
brilliant in youth and beauty, walked in
then sweet dreams of happiness; it was
in this mysterious oratory that Claude of
France, daughter of Louis TTT, had so
often prayed. Here are also the subter
ranean passages where, at the time of
the conspiracy of Amboise, Diane of
Poictiers, concealed the chief of the
French nobles from the rage of Cather
ine de Medici. Finally, it was on these
beautiful banks of theKiver Cher that
Delville wrote some part of his poem
'Des Jerdins;' Thomas, a few of his
'Eloges HIstoriques;' Marmontel, his
prettiest 'Contes Morceaux;' Barthel
emy, the introduction of his ' Anarchar
tis,'and there is that delightful sylvan
walk which J. J. Rousseau speaks of
with such intoxicating delight, where he
loved to meditate and where it is thought
his immortal work on education had its
foundation." Chicago Herald.
A Frefoent Occurrence.
"The next time I give a woman my
seat in a car she will have to be old or
lame or havo a baby or a bundle in her
arms, or jooic ui, or De in a worse con
dition than oidinary ," said a well known
politician. "I had a choice seat in a
Brooklyn elevated car a few nights ago.
A big crowd got in at one of the stations,
and I reluctantly surrendered my seat to
a healthy looking woman. I was dead
tired, and I hung on to a strap for sev
eral stations. Then the manwhocccu
Eied a seat next to the woman who had
enefited by my courtesy vacated his
place. Before I could wink, this woman,
for whose sake I had stood up in a jerky
car for a mile, pulled her callow escort,
who was evidently her son, into the va
cant seat. This same thing has hap
pened many times, but it will never hap
pen again to me." New York Sun.
Whenever a man comes into my shop
and asks for a clean shave, I wish that I
knew him well enough to.showhima
piece of his skin under a microscope
after he has had his shave and is feeling
his smooth face in a satisfied way while
the boy brushes him off. The hair of
the beard, in growing, raises little hills
of flesh around each root, and in shav
ing a man smoothly the razor cuts these
off, leaving the blood vessels exposed.
Under the microscope these Mtg
vessels can be distinctly seen, and the
flesh is seen to be entirely without the
covering of skin hh should have. The
natural result is that the close shaver is
always troubled with colds and affec
tions of the throat. Close shaving is so
much a western habit" that eastern bar
ben say they can tell a western man by
his dissatisfied look when he gets out of
the chair and feels that he has some of
the skin stiU left on hk face. St Louis
Thar AM that Save
The "elocutionist" has hid his light
under a bushel as long as he can. He is
now determined to let his light shine, to
lift up his voice and spare not and to
magnify his office for all it is worth and
toot his horn if die doesn't sell a class. A
Chicago elocutionist, discussing in The
Voice theelementscf a successful reci
tation, speaks of "other pieces like
'Mother and Poet,' The Raven' and like
productions of no great hterary merit
that produce marvelous effects when well
rendered." Often wondered what kept
those mediocre jingles alive so long, when
someof my own finest efforts, worthy to
go ringing down the echoing ahdes of the
copy dummy, stranded on the shingly
beach of the cold and sullen W.B. It's
the "reading"' that has rescued Mrs.
Browning and Poe from the "tatiafw
maw of that relentless monster, O. B.
Iivion, Sr. Robert J. Burdette.
Dontforget the editor when you have
a news item. If your wife whips you,
let us know of it and we will est yoa
right before the public. If yoa have
company tell us if you are not ashamed
of your visitors. If a youngster arrives
at your house and demands food and
raiment, buy a quarter's worth of cigars
and come around, and if you are a cash
subscriber we will furnish a name for
him or her, as circumstances warrant.
If you have a social gathering of a few
friends bring around a big cake; six or
seven phw and a ham not necessarily to
eat, but. as a guarantee of good faith.
Yoa needn't bother to invite us as it saay
be a little too cool for our wardrobe.
We mention these little things becaass
we want the news, and we will have it,
'"Where did yoa bar roar
Bridget?" asked a lady in suburban Sox.
bury the other day of her newly imported
At Push Pairs store on Washington
street, it was, ma'am," replied the girL
--nun s ni ii t queried the
tress. "I.really do not recall any
arm m Boston. Axe you not
as to the name?
"1 think not, ma'am," said Bridget,
confidently. "At any rate that'sphwat
it said on the door."
LOVE fvOMAMTIC, YET MOST TMJfcV
Of his tore tor heaths third
Tat was hai loves i
He watched 1
THE WORLD'S LARGE BELLS.
One The Wilaha m,M gi nana, Oth
ere Vet be Be ana mi At.
For 900 years after the Bishop of NoU
first set up hfa church bail fa Campania,
no attempts were made at casting large
ones. The bell presented to the church
at Orleans in the Eleventh century
weighed but 9,900 pounds, being then
the largest in the world. In the thir
teenth century bells of one, two and
three tons weight were not ran. In the
year 1400 the Jacqueline was cast at
Paris, the first of the great bells, weigh
ing, without the hammer, 15,000 pounds,
or seven and one half tons.
The rage for big balls soon became a
pension. Seventy-two yean later Paris
almost doubled her first effort in the big
bell line by casting one of twelve and a
half tons. The big bell of Rouen was
castinlSOL It weighed 99,994 pounds.
The largest bell in the world at the
present time, or that ever has been, is
the famous King of Bells, now at Mos
cow, Russia. It was cast in the year
1782, partly from fragments of another
great bell called the Giant, which was
broken in the early part of the Seven
teenth century by falling from its sup
port The Giant, although not as large as the
one of which its fragments now form a
part, was, nevertheless, no pigmy, as the
reader may infer upon being informed
that its weight was not leas than 286,000
bined strength of twenty-four men to
ring the Giant in his palmy days. The
King of Bells, like the Giant, has had the
misfortune to get broken. Flveyearsaf
teritwas cast, in 1737, during a great
fire, a heavy timber fell againsttheKing
and broke an immense three cornered
piece from its side, leaving a gap wide
enough to admit two menwalking abreast.
It is now on the ground and is said to have
been used about ten years ago as a place
of worship, the gap in the aide serving as
a means of ingress and egress. The wri
ter is aware that this sounds like a fairy
story, but surely there is nothing about
it in the least improbable, inasmuch as
the monster is 19 feet 9 inches in height
and 00 feet 9 inches around the mar
gin! The weight of this colossal folly has
been variously given, but never leas than
448,000 pounds! Think of it, 220 tons. By
some gross carelessness several-hundred
pounds of gold were said to have been
incorporated in its composition. Russia
leads the world in the matter of great
bells, Moscow also claiming second place
in the world's championship in its St
Ivan's, which weighs 127,890 pounds. It
is 18 inches in thickness, and 40 feet 9
inches in circumference.
China has several large bells, for, ac
cording to Father Le Compte, Pekin has
seven bells, each of which weighs 120,000
The great bell at Vienna, Austria,
weighs 40,200 pounds. The largest bell
in Bohemia, that at Oimutz, weighs ex
actly 40,000 pounds. "Big Ben," the
pride of London, would look like a farm
house dinner bell compared with the
monster of Moscow above mentioned,
weighing but fifteen tons. "Big Ben"
is not the largest bell of London, how
ever, St. Paul's cathedral having one
which weighs 88,470 pounds. The larg
est bell on that wonderful piece of archi
tecture, St Peter's cathedral at Rome,
weighs but 18,600 pounds; hardly two
thirds the sire of the largest bell in
America, that at MontreaLwhich weighs
28,690.-John W. Wright In St Louis
According to Professor Vanghan tyro
toxicondoes not develop betowMdegs.
Fahr., andis ansBrobic grows when air
is excluded. Some very simpto measures,
then, are preventive:
Scrupulous cloanHncos. A little dry
milk on the rim of a can or vessel may
breed the germ which will find a culture
ground fa fresh milk.
A low temperatare below 00 dega.
Ventilation In an untainted atmos
phere. It is but just to say that these precau
tions are generally observed by careful
dairymen and cream manufacturers.
There -is grave reason to fear, however,
that they are not generally observed after
the milk reaches tbeconswner's hands.
Also, the slightest carelessness may af
fect seriously that class of the commu
nity which does not speak for itaelf-the
Statistics prove with increasing testi
mony that all artificial feeding is not
only unnatural, bat hasardons, and to
be successful requires the asoat intelli
gent attention. However, if all mothers
and nurses conM learn vhetrailkaaTwsed
to foul or warm air for any length of
time may not only sour, bat become the
vehicle of a virulent poison, perhaps the
summer months would bear a better
One word of warning may not be
amiss. Whenever a young child is fed
upon cow's milk, and this causes symp
toms of disagreaanent, the diet should be
changed at once either to meat or rice,
for if the chief mischief maker be at
work the best milk will only famish it
with the medium fa which ttfkwrishes,
and deprived of thai it will iaevkably
perish. Alice B. Tweedy fa Popular
On the Agala Islands, in the Indian
ocean, thereto a Tatystraage crab. He
klorawn to science as the Birgas Intro,
or thief crab, and hk depredations are
carried on fa the cocoaant groves which
abound oa thaaa ialania. Thiscrabgrows
to be twenty-two inches Jong, assasuring
from the tip of the tail to the end of tine
long claw, and raaeaahlea fa gasswal ap
is fleshy and sot covered with a
aad in order to protect this it hi the habit
c the thief crab to take forcible posses
sionofauheUof tha Trochee fasafly.ia
which it Uvea. Itknoctaraslfaiteoper-
CUmbing up the trunks fresasatly for
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4afahes Wthwhut SnsW4ssnnssnafnnat fawnaW
digs a hole aad rolls
a, aaa soon pisaassg m What is
out Thanaors stripped off tins
by this crab will freoaeatrr 111
ahnahal basket, and they aregathsred for
making suaatraasss, aad are' alai twisted
into ropes. Cocoaant groves are caatt
vsAedbytboaewhoinahe a bawfaeaa of
extractiag the oil from thenata fobs
aeed for illna&iaatiag purposes, aad the
6preda4ioaa of this crab are of a vary
series character, in maay cases the ef
fortsof thenativeatoextenninate them
proving fruitless. -New York Telegram.
Oaa of the most common caases of
dyspepsia is eantng heartily when the
system is tired and jaded. When ex
hausted by either mental or physical
work we are usually ravenously hungry,
and, of course, turn to food as the means
of restoration. The fact is seldom ap
preciated that the stomach shares fa the
depression caused by overwork, and
hence at such times is unable to perform
its ordinary duty. The food taken then
is but very slowly digested, and before
the process is completed fermentation
often takes place. If it does the conse
quence is that we are fa a worse state
than if the food had not been taken, for
the fermentation generates acids and
gas, which fa turn not only interfere
with digestion, but excite other disturb
aaces. In a very strong and healthy
person the ill effects of eating when the
system is much fatigued would not be ao
ipnrirari as fa one below the standard of
health. Very nervous individuals invari
ably suffer from the habit, and. if dehwjk
tated they are quite sure to grow' mere
so if it is persisted in. When very "tired
and hungry" it is always best to rest for
a time before eating, or to take some
such simple "pick up" as hot milk,
which should be slowly sipped. That is
very refreshing, indeed, and usually
meets the requirements quite as well as
an alcoholic stimulant Boston Herald.
There is fa the United States treasury
vault a brown wooden box, 8 inches
long, a foot wide and 18 inches deep;
which contains paper money of the nom
inal value of several hundred thousand
dollars. It is not worth a dollar. The
queer thing about it is the manner fa
which it was collected. Every bit of it
came from the dead letter office of the
postoffice department Some portion of
it is counterfeit, but the most of it was
genuine money many years ago. The
banks which issued it and the officers
who signed It are goneand forgotten. It
was all sent over to the treasury depart
ment several years ago, and Assistant
Treasurer Whelpley undertook to trace
up the various banks and get as much as
possible of it redeemed. Occasionally he
found descendants of some of these old
bank officials, themselves bankers, who
were willing to redeem someof the notes
for the sake of the signatures of their
fathers, and in this way he succeeded fa
getting several hundred dollars' worth of
it redeemed. A little of it is Confederate
money, but most of It is of bunks, state
and private, tliat went out of existence
many years ago. The oldest notes are
dated lack as far as 1812. American
A Considerate Governor.
There is a well authenticated old story
of a governor at one of our penal settle
ments, who, having fixed the date when
two of his convicts were to be hanged
for stealing, remembered, a few days be-'
fore the date named for the execution,
that he had an important social engage
ment for that same afternoon. He seat
for the men and explained to them, his
difficulty. "It cannot matter much to
you," said he, "whether you are hanged
on Tuesday or Wednesday next It is,
however, a matter of some moment to
me, and you would greatly oblige me if
you would consent to be hanged on Tues
day instead of Wednesday, as named in
The Gazette." The men were inclined
to stand on their rights, ao he told them
to think over the matter. They came to
him the next morning and agreedMhis
wish on certain terms, which he UpiX
accepted. The conditions were so much
rum and so much tobacco for each day
previous to their execution. A- few days
thus rendered happy were better to them
than one more day of dreary existence on
prison fare. Gen. Wolseley in The Fort
Personal illustrations are usually fa
doubtful taste, and sometimes are posi
tively dangerous. A farmer was com
plained of for maintaining a nuisance fa
the shape of a piggery; the neighbors
asserted that said piggery was detrimen
tal to their health.
At the trial the rustic gentleman ar
gued his own case and summed up aa
"The neighbors say, your honor, that
hogs is unhealthy; I say they ain't Look
at toe! Ain't I healthy?" Youth's Com
"I'm told," said George to Mabel,
"that tyrotoxicon has been found fa re
markable abundance fa icecream this
"Does it hurt one much?" she asked
"Oh, I guess it poisons you," he re
DaivddL "Is it alive?"
"Ye yes; I think so."
"Ob, George, how I would like to see
one.'" Merchant Traveler.
Man k an ungainly creature at the
Hk head k an Irregular spheroid.
hk eyes are not alike or of equal efficien
cy; hk whkkers wont grow uniformly.
One shoulder k higher than the other,
esjo hand or foot larger than the other
aad thk k on opposite sides- hk hips (if
ha has any) are unequal fa shape. The
calves of bis legs are not twins ia any
thing bat age; and without hk taster,
hatter and bootmaker he k a sorry look
ing animahOgden Argus.
Hew They Week. '
Baking powders are mixtures of chemi
oak which, when moistened, liberate car
bonioacid gas. They are added to the
flour used fa breadaoaking, so that the
gas, as it escapes, may puff up the dough,
rendering it spongy, and light Yeast
states the same purpose by wing a
fermentation fa the flour, which also de
velops cartxmicackl gas Boston Budget
"You never loved me, JohaP sobbed
Mrs. Billus hysterically.
"Maria,1 exclaimed Mr. Btflus ear
aestly. "you are mistaken. If you will
lookback over the famfly expense ac
count you wiU find, that it cost us 137.50
for repairing locking chairs during the
firat three years of our asarried life."
Thou mayat be sure that he that will
fit private tell thee of thy faults k thy
friend, for he adventures thy dislike anil
doth hazard thy hatred; for there are few
men that can endure it, every man for
the asoat part delighting in self praise.
which k oae of the most universal folhV..
that bewitcheth mankind. Sir Walter
co' -...TT twaa asotiyesof etaf iwsaenslwi fiw . KfMkla
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tior what wH they doas there, sehJghr
sua j. a. oasa s vodths
as the Aneatsnu Benwblla.
Durfagthe last thirty-three yearsaboat
a million and a half faunigraata have
reached the Argentine provfacea Of
these, 65.25 per cent are officially set
down as Italians. These figures, how
ever, do not sufficiently indicate their
real preponderance. fathefiiwtplace,a
fourth of the total Immigrants are not
classified except as entering the state by
way of Montevideo, where it is very
common for transshipments of pasiin.WB
from Europe to take place. Probably
if the Montevideo returns were analysed,
the percentage of Italians would work
oat as not less than 75 per cent of the
whole But there k another and still
more important fact to be borne fa mind.
The Italians in South America increase
with remarkable rapidity, the marriages
made between them and the natives
proving peculiarly fruitful a circum
stance not observed fa such a high de
gree among the other immigrants.
In 1885 the Italian chamber of com
merce of Buenos Ayres calculated that
the inhabitants of Italian birth and pa
rentage then residing in the republic
numbered over a million, while at the
present moment it is estimated that per
sons in whom Italian blood or Italian
race influence predominates, constitute
more than half the existing population,
now reckoned to be over three millions
and a half. Under such circumstances
can it be doubted that fa a very few
years the Italianization of the Valley of
the Plate will be complete?
The only fact that tells against such a
supposition is the newly adopted immi
gration policy of the Argentine govern
ment which has lately instructed its
agents fa Europe to do all fa their power
to attract immigration from among the
northern races. The danger of being
swamped by the most vigorous of the
Latin peoples k fully realised at Buenos
Ayres, and considerable numbers of Bel
gians, Hollanders, North Germans and
Swedes have already been attracted by
almost free ps sonata and generous grants
of land. We doubt, however, the con
tinued success of such a policy. Emi
gration flows with difficulty in new
channels. The Spectator.
When Dickens was remonstrated with
by hosts of London ladies for killing
"Little Paul Dombey," a critic said, "If
Dickens don't kill Paul, Paul will kill
Dickens.". The critic thought that if
Dickens had allowed Paul to grow up
into manhood, he, the author, would
have failed fa fitting him to hk sur
roundings, and thwat injured hk own
While Anthony Trollops was writing
"The Last Chronicle of Barest," he sur
prised a friend one day by saying to
him, "There's the end of Mrs. Proudie!"
"Why?" asked the friend.
Mr. Trollope replied that he was writ
ing one day fa the club, while a
group of young clergymen, gathered
around the fireplace, were talking about
the novel, which was appearing as a
seriaL He could not help overhearing
them, as they praised the work, but
agreed that Mrs. Proudie was becoming
an intolerable nuisance.
"What did you do?" asked the friend.
"Well," replied Trollope, "I hesitated
a good deal what to do; but I finally
made up my mind and went up to them
and explained that I couldn't help hear
ing what they were saying, and I added,
'I am very much obliged to you. I am
Anthony Trollope, and Fll go home and
kill Mrs. Proudie."
And so he did. Youth's Companion.
Clone Tew Month.
"You snore, don't you?" asked a Pitts
burg doctor of a patient who was af
flicted with a throat trouble.
"My wife says that I da"
"And yoa laugh quite often?"
"And your mouth's open a good deal
of the time just as it k now when yoa
are not talking, laughing or snoring?"
"I suppose so."
"Well, that k what ails you. Break
yourself of the habit and your throat
will get well. Breathe through your
nose that k what it k made for. t When
you draw the air through your 'mouth
you receive it with all the dust and im
purities it contains. Professional run
ners understand thk; they know they
cannot hold out fa a race unless they
keep their mouths closed. Thesavages
understand it and an Indian mother
who sees her babe sleep with its mouth
open will press its lips together so that
its respiration may be natural.
"Yoa have heard the story of the In
dian who was matched against a white
man to run a raje. 'Me beat 'em sure,'
ha said, beforehe race began. On
befag asked hk reasons for so behoving,
he replied that he had no fear of ashen,
either fa a race or fa a fight who kept
hk mouth open. .
"If people generalfyloiew how many
diseases of the throat aad hugs are
brought on by wrong habits of breath
fag I think they would be more cau
tious. Why, even a horse cant stand,
it I woukfat buy an animal that kept
its mouth open all the time, nor would
any man who knew anything about
horses." Pittsburg Dispatch.
A Very assart Cnt,
The girl employes of the Ansoaia Brass
company have a cat which k an expert
in catching English sparrows. The cat
kfed from the dinner paik of the girls,
and after dinner it generally brings fa a
nice plump sparrow as dessert. Curios
ity as to bow it caught the bhao reg
ularly was aroused' sad the cat was
watched. One of the girk had given k
a piece of bread and pussy was asea to
take it fa its mouth and go out to. the
concrete walk fa ths 'yard, where it
chewed up the bread and placed it oat
the walk. Than it hid behind some boxes
in the yard. Pretty sooa a flock of spar
rows alighted to eat the crumbs, aad it
took but oa spring to lead iathe said
die of the flock aad capture oae. PhOa
delpeuaThuea. The Cat a Dlplessat.
There are those who declare that the
cat k a treacherous animal aad has aot
oy the dor- I
people to ths extent that
.. . The ntaeaarg Dispatch
wvsnssaw Swan sMansswrds asvePeTX
CUm kstitt largely a jaagk of forest
hat its soU k as well fittadfosupaort a
great nopuktioa as khhat of India la
tin south yoa find cocoanat trees by the
anJHkhst, aad .1 noted of the cargoes that
were pat on the ships la the harbors of
the sooth that they were owned by the
Chinese. Then there k also the teak
wood treea The wood k as hard as
bony, and it takes a polish aad
grain like that of mahogany. It k
for ship timber as well as for furniture,
aad it k now exported from Burmah aad
Siam to all parte of the world
o . la. a.
Had ne That,
ouHiiu-iua are oeconuag aome-
uuag or a writer, I iwar. Miss Sylva. 1
understand that you write over a aom de
Mks Sylva Penne (young and timid)
Ohl no. indeed. "The last article 1 wrote
was hardly over a f nam Pittsburg
A rieetltial Age.
Ourek a practical age. The old bm
to, "Trust fa God aad keep your powder
dry," has been translated by an Iowa
farmer thus: 'Boys, 'don't touch these
melons, for they are greaa. aad tksi mm
vou." Boston CoiMrregatioriiilfct
Thk k what yon ought to have, in
fact yoa must have it, to fully enjoy life.
Thousands are searching for it daily,
and mourning because they find it not.
Thousands upon thousands of dollars
are spent annually by oar people in the
hope that they may attain thk boon.
And yet it may be had by all. We
guarantee that Electric Bitters, if used
according to directions and the use per
sisted in, will bring yoa good digestion
and oust the demon dyspepsia and in
stall instead eapepsy. We recommend
Electric Bitters for dyspepsia and all
diseases of the liver, stomach and kid
neys. Sold at 50c and SI per bottle by
David Dowty, draggkt
There k no grace
sticks to the fingers.
in a benefit that
The motto of California means, I have
found it Only in that land of sunshine,
where the orange, lemon, olive, fig and
grape bloom and ripen, and attain their
highest perfection in mid-winter, are
the herbs and gums found, that are used
in that pleasant remedy for all throat
and lung troubles.
SANTA ABIE the ruler of coughs,
asthma and consumption. Messrs. Dowty
Becher have been appointed agents
for thk valuable California remedy, and
sell it under a guarantee at SI a bottle.
Three for $2:50.
Try CALIFORNIA CAT-R-CURE,
the only guaranteed cure for catarrh.
$1, by mail, $1.10.
All great men are in some degree in
sipred. A Scrap ef Paper Saves Her Life.
It was just at ordinary scrap of wrap
ping paper, but it saved ner life. She
was in the last stages of consumption,
told by physicians that she was incur
able and could not live but a short time;
she weighed leas than seventy pounds.
On a piece of wrapping paper she read
of Dr. Sing's New Discovery, and got a
sample bottle; it helped her, she bought
a large bottle, it helped her more,
bought another and grew better fast,
continued its use and k now strong,
healthy, rosy, plump, weighing 140
pounds. For fuller particulars send
stamp to W. H. Cole, druggist, Fort
Smith. Trial bottle of thk wonderful
discovery free at David Dowty's drug
store. The greatest genius k never so great,
as when it k chastised and subdued by
the highest reason.
Cbb stlea Sarely Cared.
To thk Editor Please inform your
readers that I have a positive remedy
for the above named disease. By its
timely use thousands of hopeless cases
nave been permanently cured. I snail
be glad to send two bottles of my reme
dy nam to any oc your readers woo nave
consumption if they will send me their
express and post oaace sddress. Respect
fully, T. A. 8locum, M. G, 181 Pearl
street, New York. 30y
There k no great genius free from
some tincture of madness.
Aat AaswMltttst Cm
The ORIGINAL ABIETINE ODCx
MENT k only put up in large two-ounce
tin boxes, and k an absolute euro tor
old sores, burns, wounds, chapped hands
and all kinds of skin eruptions. Will
positively cure all kinds of piles. Aakfor
the ORIGINAL ABITINE OINTMENT
Sold by Dowty A Becher at 25 cents per
box by mail 90 cents. mar7y
How often we see the greatest genius
buried in obscurity.
Baeakn's Aralea Salve.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
brakes, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns, and all skin eruptions, and posi
tively cures pOes, or no pay required.
It k guranteed to give perfect satisfac
tion, or money refunded. Price 25 cents
per box. For sale by David Dowty. 3
Gaming finds man a cully, and leaves
him a knave.
Sitting en the Safety Valve.
Many are they who have laughed at
the story of the green steamboat fire
man who sat on the safety valve to pre
vent its leaking. Tet thousond are re
peating hk folly every day. They are
troubled with blotches, pimples, erup
tions, salt rheum, boils, carbuncles,
ulcers and old sores, and are contenting
themselves with suppressing the symp
toms without reatoviag thecaaee.' They
sit on these safety valves by which Ns
ture w driviagout blood impurities, in
stead of aaingDr. Pierce's Golden Medi
dal Discovery, which cures by removing
the canwe, which k in th blood. Itka
wooderfal blood purifier aad invigorat
ing tonic. I
"Do you think the proprietors or in.
Sage's Catarrh Bemedy would offer, as
they have done for many years, a stand
fag reward of t60t for a ease of catarrh
which they cannot cure, it they did aot
noaitively know that the remedy wfll ab
solately aad pemiaaeatly care catarrh.
Bold by dausvjsis aoaiy w oeeis.
'The world ass aot. yet learned the
riebee of frugality.
"Up limwte nftno twiilt reouiid;
nfiUMBSiainss. I nnhbkLFnawItCOI.lNb.
Almost as Palatable as MUk.
dlsamUcdi that It eem
ncB. whoa the stela
wnranat nasi nx
new wiiui inv
SCOTTSEMULSIONis acknowledged by
Physicians to be the Finest and Best preps
ration fa the world for the reli f and care of
GENERAL DEBILITY, WASTIKO
COLDS and CHRONIC COUCHS.
Th grtnt remedy for Cbnsttmptian, and
Watting in CliUJren. &Jd by all DruggitU.
Try ths Cure
Ely's Cream Balm
ClflftTMfw ttalTaaal Passages. Al
lays Inflammation. Heals the Sores.
Bestorea the Senses of Taste, Smell
A particle iensylicdlntnnnebnneti II nnd
NORTH and SOUTH
U. P. Depot, Columbus.
ThoroHghlr cleanse the blood, which Is the
fountain, of health, by using- Dr. Pierce's OoleV
ea Medical Discovery, awf good dJMstioa, a
fahr skin, buoyant spirits, snd bodily health
aad visjor will be eetabliancd.
OoMea Medical Discovery cures aU hmapts,
from the common pimple, blotch, or erBptioa.
to the worst Scrofula, or. blood-poison. Ea
necinlly has It proven Its eSJcacy ia curiae
Satt-rneum or Tetter. Eczema, Erysipelas.
Fever-sores. Hip-Joint Disease. Scrofulous
Sores snd Swellings, Enlarged Glands. Goi
tre or Thick Keck, snd Eatins; Sores or
Golden Medical Discovery cures Cossunip
tloa (which is Scrofula of the Lust), by Ha
wonderful blood - purifying-, invigorstiag.
ssd nutritive properties, if taken in time.
For Weak Lungs. Spitting of Blood. Short
ness of Breath. Catarrh In toe Head. Bron
chitis. Severe Coughs. Asthma, snd kindred
sffections, it is a sovereign remedy. It
promptly cures the severest Coughs. -
Vnr TnrnM Liver. BUIotmneML OT "Liver
CompbdnC Dyitpcpaja. and tadljgesticjJitiB
aa unequaled remedy. Sold ny uggma.
Price I1J38. or six bottles for SUM.
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