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THE KING AD THE COBBLER.
A cobbler be sat in a dlrtv old stall.
Working w ith elbows ana hammer sad awl,
A kins with his mantle and crown came by.
With his feet on the earth and his nose In the
"Hoi hoi quoth the cobbler, "ha! hal I dare
If he had to work like me all the day.
This mighty, important, and fussy old swell
Would not like his billet one-half so well.
-Come, try. Bald the King, "and here fit on my
And I to your last will most gladly sit down;
If I can't mend a boot, a noise I can make.
Which for work-in this life we too often mis
take." The King smashed a finger in hitting a nail.
And the wax kept him firm on the seat of the
At last be got aiisry and terribly swore
That mending of boots should be stopped by the
"This crown," roared the cobbler, "won't keep
out the cold ;
Like many other folks, I'm deceived by the
And as for this mantle" and here he fell down
"There are more checks about it than Margery a
They looked at each other and laughed at the
(And, bad we been there, wo had just done tuo
Said tho King, "Lot us both to our stations re
turn; , .
Putting things to the rroof is the right way to
The King died in battle, the cobbler in bed.
And as he was dving these last words no 6aid:
I'o been a good cobbler, a very good tbiug
I hope where I'm going I shan't be a King."
A DUEL TO THE DEATH.
of Man's Crime and
KY IV. I- FRENCH.
It was in the early days of Texas,
many 'years ago, when the incilents that
form this sketch transpired. In one of the
small border towns, where the cattle
mon of the surrounding country mot to
spend their money in drinking and
gambling, held forth a gambler, who
was known by tho name of Handsome
Cleve. If ho had any other namo no
onoknewit; or whence ho came. That
he fairly deserved the title handsome,
none who ever saw the man would deny.
Perhaps it was a certain ease and grace
in his movements that won him the ap
pellation. But he was as heartless as
ho was handsome, and though he usu
ally bore a polite and gentlemanly de
meanor toward all with whom ho came
in contact, yet he was known to be the
most dangerous man in that section of
country in a deadly encounter. Sov
eral mon who had given him offence
since ho had been in the town had met
their death violently at his hand. His
skill with tho revolver and his coolness
in danger mado most men fear to en
counter him in a fight, and as law was
laxly administered on tho border in
those days, his murderous deeds went
About this time there drifted into tho
place a young man from the East, who,
like many another young fellow, had
come to the boundless West to mako
his fortune, aud like tho others, per
haps, he had left behind a sweetheart
to mourn his departure and eagerly an
ticipate his return.
Henry Lester was only 22. Young,
and unused to tho wild, reck
less ways of the peoplo among whom he
had so recently entered, there is
little wonder that ho soon encountered
trouble. In character he was honor
able to a fault and could not brook
cowardly, deceitful conduct in another.
On the evening of the day 01 his ar
rival in the town ho drifted into Hand
some Clove's saloon and gambling
house, and was soon engaged in watch
ing the game closely between Clove, as
banker and dealer, on one side, and a
dozen cattle men on the other. Cle e
was winning all tho larger stakes with
ease and letting the smaller ones lose,
and, as Lester watched him closely, he
detected that Cleve was dealing what is
known in gambling parlance as a "brace
Not for an instant thinking of the
danger to himself, ho determined to in
form the men about the tablo that they
were being swindled, and ho said
"Men, you are being cheated by that
fellow; he is not dealing fair," pointing
The men about the tablo looked at
the young man in surprise, and several
of them hurriedly moved away from the
vicinity of the table as though they ex
pected" that the bullets would soon bo
Hying about there in a reckless fashion.
There was no one present that would
have made the assertion which he had
so boldly spoken except with a weapon
in their hand ready for instant use.
Much to their surprise, however,
Handsome Cleve did not shoot the dar
ing young stranger on the spot, he sim
ply gave him a sharp scrutiniingglance,
and, realizing that the man before him
was from the East, and no doubt un
skilled in the use of weapons, he de
termined to engage in w hat ho termed
"a fair light," though nothing could
have been more unfair than a duel be
tween these two.
"You havo made an assertion; now
come cut and back it," said Cleve
"I can do that," replied Lester
quietly, as ho followed Clove, who had
risen and was moving toward tho door.
He fully realized the dangor with
whioh he was now threatened, and ho
wondered much that the men w horn the
gambler had been systematically cheat
ing did not' punish him for his rascality,
but he was not awaro of the power
whioh a cool, determined man exercises
over a crowd, through the fear in which
they hold hi m.
"If you have any word for your
friends you'd bettor leave it with mo."
said a voice at his elbow, as he was
about to pass through the door.
Henry thought the man had spoken
with a view of intimidating or frighten
ing him, but the kindly face and look
of the man assured him that he was in
earnest in what he had said, and Henry
"Only that my father be notified if I
fall; you will find his address in my in
ner coat pocket," and without waiting
for a reply he passed outside.
The moon was shining brightly, and
objects were as plainly visible as they
would have been by the light of day.
"Are yon armed?" asked Celve
abruptly, as they approached the spot
where he was waiting.
On receiving a reply in the affirma
tive the gambler continued: "I shall
walk to the post yonder" indicating
one some twenty yards away "and
when I reach that I will turn and com
mence tiring, so be prepared and do not
attempt treachery, for the men here
know how to punish if
"If they did you would have been
dead long ago; but have no fears, I am
not a cowardly sneak," and he cast a
look at Handsome Cleve that said as
plainly as words, "If I am not, you are."
Cleve bit his lip with anger as he strode
toward the post he had designated.
Beaching it, he whirled about, revolver
in hand, and almost instantly two re
ports rang out Lester fell face down
ward in the street dead, with a ball'
through his brain, while Cleve, without
deigning to look at his fellow adversary
walked coolly back into the saloon and
resumed his place at the gaming table.
Lester's body was picked up and car
ried into an adjoining building, on the
morrow to be started on its journey to
his old home, to bring grief and sorrow
to loving ones there.
One year rolled swiftly by, and
Handsome Cleve's gambling den is run
ning on, just as of yore.
He is at the table to-night, as polite,
suave and murderous as ever. He has
added two victims to his list since Les
ter fell before him, and he is' more
feared than ever by those with whom
he comes in contact The usual mis
cellaneouB crowd surround the table,
and many of them are betting freely, in
a vain effort to break the bank.
Among them is seated a quiet well
dressed stranger. Be is of alight
stature, with small, regular features
and a face as smooth as a girl's. He
bets coolly and steadily, and his eyes
never wander from the dealer's hands.
He starts to his feet as a large sum he
has just bet is raked across the table
and disappears in the gambler's ever
Hi's eves flash fire as he says : "That
was not" done fair. You are a cheat
and a scoundrel."
"You lie!" roared Cleve, and his ever
ready gun flashed in the lamplight, but
for once he was too slow, and the
stranger had him covered before he
could raise his weapon.
There was a scattering from about
the table, and the two soon had a little
space clear to themselves.
"Put up that weapon! demanded the
Handsome Cleve hesitated. It was
something he had never been compelled
to do before, and now he almost deter
mined to run the risk of instant death
to overcome his enemy.
"Put it up ! Quick.'or you are a dead
man!", shouted the stranger as he
noticed Cleve's hesitation:
Slowly tho weapon was returned to
its holster, and Cleve remarked: "You
have the drop, and lv'e got to do as
Without noticing this remark the
stranger thus addressed him: "I
suppose 1 have insulted you by
what I have said, if such a
thing is possible with a man of your
stamp. Come outside and we will set
tle it. Let ono of these men step off
twenty yards and I will give you a
hhowfor your miserable life, though
you don't deserve it
'Thank you for your kindness," re
plied Clevo, whoso spirits readily rose
with the prospect of a fight before him.
They were soon outside, wherooneof
the crowd obligingly stepped off the dis
tance and tho two men took their posi
tions. They were to hold their pistols ready
by their side and at the word fire they
wero to commence shooting and con
tinue till one or both were killed, for
duels in those days on the border were
usually fought to the death.
Few present believed but what the
strauger would meet the fate of all
others who had stood before the weapon
of Handsome Clove, and that ho with
his usual good fortune would escape
"Fire!" cried the man, who was to
give tho word.
Two hands Hew up, and two shots
rang out simultaneously, aud as the
smoke drifted up both principals were
seen to pitch forward to the ground.
Men hastened to their assistance, but
Handsomo Cleve was dead before they
reached him. Ho was Bhot through the
brain, just as Lester had been.
Tho stranger was shot in the breast,
and lay with closed eyes, breathing
One of the men stooped down and
loosened his clothing at the throat to
permit him to breathe more freely.
As ho did so he started back with an
exclamation of surprise, "Good God,
boys, its a woman !"
The stranger heard him and slowly
opened her eyes and said : "Yes, I am
a woman and I am dying; but tell me if
he is dead?"
"He is," replied several of the men in
"Then my lifo is not sacrificed in
vain. Ho -killed my betrothed, Henry
Lester, and broke my heart. I vowed
vengeance on his slayer, and now that
mv vow is fulfilled I am content to
She lay for a moment quite still and
then suddenly stretching out her hands
and starting partly up, sne crieu.
"Hcnrv, 1 come!" and sank back,
was at rest at last.
The Ideal Entertainment.
Perhaps the choicest of modern enter
tainments is the dinner party, says
Harper's Bazar. The smooth rich
napery, the costly china, the noiseless
service, the well-dressed guests, the
well-cooked viands, combined to make
up a most attractive scene; yet all these
are subservient to another element, and
if this bo not present the dinner is a
failure. These guests are gathered not
to look at fine linen, nor silver pitchers,
nor to contemplate each other's clothes,
nor even to feast upon tempting food.
The prime object of their coming to
gether is the interchange and stimulus
of thought. There must be talk at the
The more refined and elevated and
sparkling the talk, the more successful
the dinner. If the talk lags, if prosy
dullness monopolizes the time, if un
fortunate topics are brought forward.
tho whole entertainment comes to
naught. The faculty of fresh, stimu
lating, discreet conversation is the most
desirable of society accomplishments,
and yet how few there aro who possess
it. Indeed, how few there are who
seem to understand its value, to strive
after its requirement for themselves or
to teach it to their children.
At the meeting of a woman's club, not
long ago, for intellectual purposes, two
elegantly dressed members of the so
ciety, during the hour allotted for social
intercourse, discussed their daily diet !
This was not done as a means of im
proving that diet, nor for any sort of
useful purpose. The menu of dinners
eaten during a prolonged attack of
dyspepsia formed a juicy bit con
tributed by one; the other retailed a
list of the dishes in the composition of
which her cook excelled. After ono
calendar hour spent in variations upon
these topics, the ladies fell to discuss
ing their new clothes; but the meeting
was then called to order, and an essay
ist upon Browning took the floor.
Use a china or porcelain pot. If yon
Ube metal let it be tin, bright and clean;
never use it if the tin is worn off and
the iron exposed. If you do you are
playing chemist and forming a tannate
or tea-ate iron. Use black tea. Green
tea, when it is very good, is kept at
home. What goes abroad is bad, very
bad and horrible. Besides containing
the two hundred and three adultera
tions the Chinese philanthropist puts
up for the outside barbarians, it is al
ways pervaded by copper dust from the
dirty curing pans of the growers. Infuse
your tea, don't boil it Place one tea
spoonful of tea in your pot and pour
over it one and one-half cups of boiling
water. If your tea is poor use more. It
is cheaper to buy good tea. Put your
tea on the back of the stove, carefully
covered, so that it shall not loso its heat
nor the tea its bouquet. Let it remain
there for five minutes. Don't add milk
or sugar. Tea tasters never do; epi
cures never do; the Chinese never do,
Milk contains fibrin, albumen, or 'some
other such stuff, and the tea a delicate
amount of tannin. Mixing the two
makes the liquid turbid. This turbid
ity, if I remember the cyclopaedia
aright is tannate of fibrin, or leather.
! People who put milk in their tea are
therefore drinking boots and shoes in
The boy with knee breeches is a poor
marble player generally. It is the boy
with the baggy trousers, who wipes his
nose with his coat sleeve and rubs his
hands in dirt before shooting, that has
the most nsarli.es in hn jweket. At
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I mum tiuui kiii.
A FEW SUGGESTIONS Fdft OUR
Some lafbrsBatioa or Value to the Farmer,
Stock-Breeder, Bee-Keeper, Honsewlt
THE FARM, v
An Oleo Test. -
The host and tltnplpst tst ever dovisr-H
for touting oleomargarine was given to
the tmbtie snnie years ago by Prof.
Thojiias Taylor, of the United States
Departmonrot. Agriculture. The test is
tv easily appfie(T7Trrttfccnsists in eom
biningllic ainjtle with sulphuric acid, in
the proportion of one grain of" the sub
stance to two drops of the acid.
When pure butter is eombinrd with
sulphuric arid 111 these proportions it
changes immediately to an opaque,
whitish'yrllow. Within five minutes ft
change intolor, beginning at the edg
takes placviid it becomes a very pale
shade of scarlet. In thirty minutes the
color deepens perceptibly.
Hut fn-sh oleomargarine, made from
beef fat, when treated with sulphuric
acid, becomes at first a transparent amber
color, and in the course of twenty min
utes chances to a deepj;rimson. When
the beef OH'O i stale or" decomposing it
turns under the acid treatment to a dark
Fn-sh ol'o, with a lardbaMS, when first
treated changes quickly to a transparent
amber, a .hade paler than beef oleo, and
in half an hour becomes a deep brown.
Itutter oleo mixed will show tints in pro
portion to the quantities, of each.
Scab on Sheep.
Mr. Cass, of Kansas, gives the follow
ing on this plague of the flock:
Scab is caused by a spider-like parasite
called the aearus. It is aearus which
produces Itch in man and mange in other
animals, but the sheep aearus or scab
mite will not live long on any other ani
mal. A female aearus will burrow into
the skin of a healthy sheep aud within
ten or twelve days lay eight to fifteen
eggs, which are quickly hatched, and the
young in turn are laying eggs within the
next ten or twelve days, until within
three months the increase from one fe
male has according to reliable authori
ties, reached the vast number of l,roo,
000. A close observer will detect the first in
dications of scab in about two weeks after
exposure to contagion. One thorough
dipping with tobacco and Milphur. or
other safe dip, will kill all living cab
mites on the .sheep. A second dipping
ten days later will kill all that were un
hatched at the fir.M, dipping and leave the
flock clean, provided the work ha been
properly done. Some, to insure success,
give a third dipping ten days later. After
the first dipping the sheep must be re
moved to fresh, uninfected yards, pas
tures, etc., or all will again become in
fected. Frost, only, will effectually
cleanse a barn, jard, or pastures from
the infection of scab.
The Art of Slacking.
Few understand the art of stacking
hay so that rain will not get info the ren
ter, says Mr. W. II. Do.me in the Ommjc
Juild Fanner. One great enemy to keep
ing of hay is the wind, especially in Kan
sas. Many time the farmer gels his hay
and grain stacked up in good condition,
and along comes a gust of wind and all
his labor is swept away, as far as the
keeping qualities of his Mack is con
cerned. Enough hay goc to waste every
j ear on many farm to pay for lumber to
cover it. In Illinois, years ago. stacks
of hay were roofed with three-eighths or
five-eighths inchceiliiiir. They were hip
4Vofed, making them as solid as light ma
terial could make them; then to hold them
in place four l.4 inch posts were s.-t in
the ground fourteen feet high, with four
plates at tho top to hold the posts in po
sition and keep them plumb. Thy roof
was placed in position before the posts
were sot up. having the corner at the
cave ends of the roof gained in to permit
the roof to slide iipurdowu on or between
the posts. Holes wen bored in the posts
to put in pin to hold the roof up. When
it is time to begin stacking fasten the
roof at the top of the posts anil begin the
stack between the posts. Iluild to a
finish, or in case there is not enough hay.
put in what there is, stopping work on
the stack for any length of time, take
out the pins and lower .the roof down
upon the hay, leaving the hay level, or
nearly so. As the stack settles the roof
will follow the hay down and protect it
from rain and wind. If I were going to
build one I should build it for ricks in
stead of stacks; it would be cheaper in
the long run in cost of lumber and the
work generally. Then when not in use
as covers for hay they could be used for
storage of farm tools, wagons or any
thing that should be housed from sun or
Seeds of any hardy flower of which
more plants are desired, are better sown
as soon as ripe. The voting plants which
come up will bloom the next year.
When it is observed that trees planted
in the spring have trouble in holding
their foliage, mulch them and prune a
little more, even if it is late in the season.
Wiiii.k trees and plants are growing is
th" time to prune them, to make thick
bushes of them. It forces out the side
branches, giving, perhaps, a half doen
for every one that was there before.
Common ashes from the house are ex
cellent to use on heavy soils. Many
changes of a beneficial nature hae been
made by their ue. It gives a porosity
which it i hard to get in any other way
Ccttixos of chrysanthemums rooted
in late summer form nice little pot plants
for house decoration in eaily winter.
Plants which have been grown since
spring are often too large for the pur
pose. Common poppy seeds sown in half wild
places give variety when they grow and
flower. Thej re-sow thenisele when
once introduced. Several lots of En
glish field ioppy seen in situations re
cently suggest the thought.
CiiuvsAXTiiEMrM uiulticaule is a re
cently introduced plant of dwarf habit
and bearing buttercup-like flowers. In
wet seasons, such as that of last year,
the plants rot out badly. Hot summers
suit it best. It is an annual and forms a
low. thick mass of foliage.
Amo.no weeping trees destined to be
come ery popular is the Tea's weeping
mulberry. There is just enough sweep
of the branches as they bend oer to
give a pretty outline. The long pendu
lous branches soon reach the ground.
They should be had on stems of from
five "to six- feet to look the best, . kmI
covering ot manure about the bae of
trees from which better growth is de
sired is a creat help to them. Ham
wash it down to the root, causing a
vigorous growth of branches the follow
It seems ver nice to tell of having to
prop up the limbs of fruit trees to sup
port the crop, but it is evidence of lack
of knowledge. Such a tree is overloaded,
and is being injured by being permitted
to carry so much fruit.
The Sweet Bough and the Yellow
Harvest apples are old sorts, but for
regularity of bearing they have but few
equals. That they are esteemed is at
tested by their being found In every col
lection in this part of the country.
IT. Tl.v . -nvt nf l!AnAt'fl AT V cqtc
that more money is made there from
dwarf riPars than from standards, and he
thinks this to be the case wherever the
soil is of a strong clay loam, as It is
there. If planted so that roots are
emitted from the pear stock they last a
A great many orchardists say that
while trees grown In grass are of slower
growth than when cultivated, they are
almost entirely free of blight. The
growth ripens well and is able to resist
all fungus attacks. Coolness at the root,
which sod produces, is of great benefit
to all kinds of fruit trees:
Pear bght is le93 abundant In or
chards where btit fair growth Is made
than among trees forced along by strong
manures. Moderate growth well ripened
is the best for pears. For this reason in
districts where blight abounds the trees
are often grown in sod. There is but
little pear blight in Pcnnsyl-ania.
The trouble with the White Doyenne
pear Is not that It will not bear, the fault.
;., Vi. li. w I
Will not near, the fault .
ewhere, btlt that the" '
lly that not a single ,
found With it e s
fruit cracks sb badly that not a single
perfect fnilt ban be. got from a tree.
Any other sort grafted on it does well
enough, showing that in somo way it is
the fruit and not the treo that the fungus
attacks which cracks the fruit.
Some laugh at the idea of varieties
running out, but there is no doubt that a
change of plants is of benefit sometimes.
Raspberries and strawberries will fail to
give satisfaction at times. If the same
kinds are brought from distant parts to
replace them they do well enough. The
same may be said of potatoes. Good
varieties of strawberries will deteriorate
after some years, and new seedlings have
to be depended on.
The Care of the Eyes.
Troubles of the eye are very common
and numerous, and yet for many of them
the simplest remedies can bo npplied
with the most salutary results.
When cinders or other -foreign bodies
get into the eye, do not drop in a flax
seed or use a key, for these do more
damage than the cinder. It might bo
almost as well to get a crowbar at once
as to use a key.
The proper way to get a cinder out of
the eye is to draw the upper lid down
over the lower, utilizing the lashes of
the lower as a broom, that it msy sweep
the surface of tho former, and thus get
rid of the intruder. Or, gently drawing
the lid away from the globe, pass a clean
camel's hair brush, or fold of a soft silk
handkerchief, two or three times be
tween them. This procedure will in
nearly all cases suffice; when it does not,
the services of a physician are neces
sary. It is a remarkable fact that a very
minute body will give riso 10 intense
pain, and even after it has been extracted
the sensation remains for an hour or
more. After the intruder is out, gently
bathe the lids every fifteen minutes in
iced water till the feeling subsides.
When the eyes itch, or are a little red,
bathe them with a weak solution of salt
every few hours, a teaspoonful to a glass
of cold water.
Should an eye be greatly inflamed and
painful, bathing it in hot water will re
lieve for the time being. The eye should
be kept perfectly clean, pus and other
discharges gently washed away with
lukewarm water. The other ee may
be infected by the discharges, so the
affected one should be covered by a
light bandage, Kemember that matters
from an inflamed eye are infectious, and
a person having sore eyes should have
his own towels and wash basin, which
ought not to be used by any other per
son, lest they, too, contract the disease.
When the eyes stick together in the
morning, a little vaseline applied to the
edges of the lids before going to bed is
better than all the patent eye-salves in
existence. Crusts forming on the edges
of the lids may be readily removed by
gentle friction with the tips of the fingers
dipped in warm water.
Advertised nostrums aro usually ap
plied without reason, and, like homo
made remedies, do more harm than good.
A tea leaf poultice applied to the eye by
the advice ot a friend has often been the
cause of a child being educated in the
Klind Asylum. The eye is not a boil,
to be drawn out,' but it most assuredly
will be injured if the poultice be left on
Of no organ of the human system is
the maxim so true as of the eye, that
'an ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure.' Ladies' Ilvmc Jouautl.
Hint to HoiiKekeepers.
Soiled clothes hould not be allowed
to remain in the bedrooms. lhey taint
the air and make it impure.
Si'kained ankle has been cured in an
hour by showering with hot water
poumi from a height of a few feet.
Common washing soda and boiling
water should be used to rinse all the
waste-pipes at least once every week or
Am. preparations for waxing floors are
heated by setting the kettle containing
the mixture into another containing boil
ing water. By this means the beeswax
becomes incorporated with the turpen
tine and other ingredients. No floor
will be "sticky" if the wax is properly
rubbed in. The best article for rubbing
in oil or wax is a parquet brush, such as
are sold by manufacturers of parquet
floors, anil at large house-furnishing
The use of the tooth brush in con
nection with powders, washes, or other
treatment of the teeth, should be gentle.
Itleediuc of the gums i always a danger
signal. It shows that the skin has been
broken, inviting the absorption into the
svstem of any poisonous or foreign mat
ters which may be present in the mouth.
If the gums are ery tender, a soft brush
should lie used, and used very gently, till
lhey have hardened sufficiently to with
stand more vigorous treatment. Even
then, the liability will be to err on the
side of harshness.
Kom. .Iem.i Cakk. Three eggs, one
half cup of white sugar, one and one-half
teas-joonsfuls of baking powder sifted
twice with one level cup of sifted flour;
bake in a moderately heated oven.
Apim.k Sxow. Hake six good apples
take out the pulp, and when cold beat it
thoroughly with the whites of three egg,
and sugar enough to stiffen a little; serve
with a boiled custard for sauce.
Kick Hiiead. Two cups milk, two
cups boiled rice, one cup white corn
meal, three eggs well beaten, two table
spoonsfuls butter, teaspoonful salt.
Hake in a hot oven, in rather shallow
Hakkd Hananas. Select large, ripe
bananas, and bake them in the oven as
ou would potatoes. When the skin be
gins to split at the seams they are done.
Take them out. and serve one to each
person as a xegetable. They should be
peeled, and eaten with butter and a lit
Ciieam Pie. I-hi' a plate with crM.
stir to a cream one-half cup of sugar and
one tablespoonful of butter, add two
well-beaten eggs, two tablespoonfuls of
(lour and two cups of milk: mix all to
gether well: flavor to suit the taste,
pour into the lined plate and bake like a
To Make Raspbekrv Salad. To a
quart of ripe raspberries you need half a
pint of currant jelly and a gill of cl ar
svrup. made by dissolving a gill of sugar
I in a saucepan wim a lauiespooium
hot water: when melted add the
dver rant juice: when coJd pour this all
tbe msnherries. and set on
Tomato Salad. Cut six ripe to
matoes into slices and remove all the
seeds; rub a dish with onion and pour
into it a mixture of oil and vinegar (in
the proportion of two spoonfuls of oil to
one. of vinegar), sprinkle on the tomatoes
pepper and salt, and leave them in the
dressing two hours. They will then be
ready to serve.
Lemon Pie. Two lemons, juice and
grated rind, two cups of white sugar,
one cup of cream or rich sweet milk, two
tablespoonfuls of cornstarch mixed with
the yolks of six eggs; bake in a rich
.ri.cr TtPAt the whites to a stiff froth
with eight tablespoonfuls of pulverized
sugar; spread on the top of the pies and
brown; this wui ma.e iwo pies.
ftvTMAv "Pitffs. One Dint of milk,
three eggs, a little salt, and flour enough
to make a thin batter; pour into eight
buttered cups. Have the oven hot, and
don't be discouraged if they don't rise for
the first twenty or twenty-hve minutes
tbev will soon surnrise you by putn
above the cuds, and turning a golden
brown. For sauce, beat pulverized sugar
ami a small piece of butter together,
moisten with milk and flavor.
"Tne discovery by the inhabitants of a locality
hitherto nnvislted by the pestilent scourge of
fever and ague, that It exists in their very midst,
is decidedly startling. Such discoveries are
made at every season, in every part of tho Union.
6ubsequently,wben it is ascertained, as it in
variably is at such times, through the valuable
experience of some one who has boen benefited
and cured, that Hoi tetter's Stomach Bittters is
a thoroughly efficacious eradlcator of the rua-
larial poison, and a means of rorwytng tue
,yttem asalnst it. a feeling of more security aud
tranquillity reigns throughout the whole noijh.
jb herfje. h 'fbrito 'o. f msJarW
Ai.mt ,lnmh mjn and asue cake are removed
by the potent action of the Bitters, to which
science also gives its sanction as a remedy for
rheumatism, dyspepsia, constipation, liver
complaint, debility, kidney troublox, and all
diseases impainug mu uraui ui uit,owuu u
The captain of a schooner that lately
arrived at Titnsville, Fla., a few days ago
captured near St. Lucie river two man
atees or sea cows. Both of the creatures
are females, the larger one measuring 8J
feet in length, weighs C50 pounds. The
other one is 8 feet, and weighs fifty pounds
less. The manatee is a wnrm-bloodecf
mammal an animal that suckles its young
and is a cross between a whale and a seal.
It lives on vegetable food entirely, refus
ing flesh of all kinds.
Profit on cheap literature in England
is said to be about as follows: A "shilling
ehecker" pays its expenses when it has sold
4.0(H) copies'; a 3 shilling book, upon which
grade and all higher grades the price of the
cover has to be accounted for, becomes
profitable after it Las sold l,5nu; a G shil
ling book when it has sold 1,000, a two
volume library book when it has sold 400,
and a tbreo volunio book when it has sold
Costa Kiev's latest scheme for raising
money and tho purpose for which it is to
be raised are novel, to say the feast. A
new theater is wanted at the capital, and
an export duty has been plac d by congress
on coffee in order to raise the necessary
money. However, as only $'200,000 is
needed for tho purpose, tho tax will not
A jjaboe Belgian poodle dog astonished
promenaders in the corridors of the Fifth
Avenue hotel. New York, the other night
by strolling leisurely np and down and
puffing with apparently intense satisfac
tion at a small pipe, which he Lehl tightly
in'his mouth. MaxlSomerviUe, a wealthy
Philadelphia, bought the animal in Paris
eeveral years ago.
AN English gentleman, who, with an
Acerican friend, was watching the proces
sion of fashionable turnouts on a Newport
drive recently, commented upon the skill
with which several well known New York
ers handled their tandem teams. "It is
surprising," tho Englishman s id, "how
few otherwise really excellent whips can
drive tandem well."
Sujs the Southern Medical World:
"Mother's Friend" is growing in favor
throughout tho south and is highly recom
mended by physicians. We consider it in
dispensable to those who know they must
pas through the ordeal of childbirth. Writo
Bradtleld Keg. Co.. Atlanta, tia.. for particu
lars. Sold by all di uggists.
KMrtuoit William, of Germany, has
bought an estate near Met, it is supposed,
for political reasons. He wished to show
the citizens of the annexed provinces that
he belonged to them and to make it fash
ionable among old German families to own
places in the district.
Many mothers would willingly pay a dol
lar a box for Dr. Bull's Worm Dostroyori
if they could not g.-t it lor loss. It costs
only 25 conts and is sold by druggists.
Johnny Bull- is picking up somo Amer
ican idea3. Excursion parties now leae
London by the London & WtsUrn rail
road, visit Kenilwortb, Warwick acd Stratford-upon-Avon,
returning to London by
midnight. Tbe price covers carriages,
dinner, lunches, etc.
When Baby was Pick, wc gave her Castorls.
When she was a Child, Kho cried for Ca-toria,
When she became Mis. che clung to Castoris.
When she hsd Catf dren. she gave them Castoris.
The leaves of the pawpaw tree are em
ployed by the negroes in washing linen as
a substitute for soap. They havo alo the
property of rendering meat wrapped in
them tender, owing to the alkaloid papain
which they contain and which acts as a
REV. H. P. CARSON, Scotland, Dak., says :
Two bottles of Hall's Catarrh Cnre completely
cured my littlo girl." Sold by Druggists. 7jc.
A SUMMER charity in Philadelphia has
given a day's pleasure to nearly 700,000
people, mostly children and babies, in thir
A DlsoTtDEr.ED Liveu try Beech m's
Mrs. Dr. Spencer, of Bourbon, Ind.,
is 54 years old and has been ten times a
bride. Some of her husbands died, but
she was divorced from the larger number.
"Love and hardship llko no fellowship."
You can ease Hie by using SAI'OLIO. and
that increases home happfne-s. It is a
sotfd cake of Scouring Soap. Try It.
The form of real estate deeds has been
reduced from three pages to one in New
York and the cost of recording from S-I.Tj
to 50 cents and $1 each.
Best, easiest to ase and cheapest. PIso's
Remedy for Catarrh. By druggists. 50c
Rhode Island is afraid of being over
crowded, since it has been learned through
the census that the population has in
creased about 67,731 during tho past de
cade. After dinner smoke "Tansill's Punch.
The corporation of London hau made a
contract for supplying electric lights to a
large portion of the city.
s-othinclikflt TheTIRT BEST
ytotk twMl-vr nrrl. A Ion
ami mrreWul us' d-inontnit-
that it will mr- nt-arly fiir;
ill.pato thtt IIOLft. fOLTS.
COWS CiMIS, SlimP, WIlLtKI
mill sniK art" n!Kiet-d with.
S-nrifl- Mood. tfiv-H healthy ar.
tion to liTirami Wiilm-j r. ai! ill
cetion promotes Kiiwiallnaltli,
EiKhlvniMlioati-U.iriTe ne lif-
nil Vic"r. anil Mrrs 1 ft jrinin
Lanreran forMrti Vrychap
in hulk osk vounlniiW'tonli-i
lt-rfnrit Ink" no ither. Siii't
for "How to lure IioChokra
SHOULD USE THE
The Only Safe and Reliable Mallet to
Handle OverType. It Will Not Split
o? Chip Off. It Will Not Batter
Type nor Scratch Cuts. It Hi
Last a Life-Timo with Ordi
This mallet is made of the best hickory and
covered a: each end with rh.ck raw hide, which
"forced on to the ood by hjdraul.c pressure
So firrr.lv is the ra-v hide bound to the wood
that no splitting or cractang is possiole. The
Sw-hide covering is oae-half an men m thick
ness over the ends of the mallet, and extends
back nearly two inches toward the center.
2 INCHES I.- uia"'""
FOR S.M.K ONLY BY
SIOUX CITY HEBSPJPER HON,
Casr, Ms xii
sssfWSV" "3f EH
(Papa asks permission
m wo eii
Mug his little boy td
I don't want to cd to bed. pupa
1 don t want to co to boil
- Hush, mv little darling "
Oh. papa, whv is it your noo ia sored?
Saw when did 101 lose tho lut hair off your
'head? " , .
Did you ever hear anyone enoro that was deail.'
" Papa's baby boy." m
Has my dog got back home ngaiD, papa?
Has my dog uot back homo aum?
- Hush, mv littlo darling."
Oh. pap.d Mrs. Mulloy an old ben?
Ami do the MuIIova livn like pigs in n pen?
Well, whv did Aunt S'allv tell u,a:nma so, then?
- Papa s precious boy."
I'm sorrv I'ogot oowbgs.pat'ti.
I'm sv.rry I'o got bowlegs.
Ilnth, my precious treasure.
Are tho stars eyes of angels or bright silver
Sav, don:t voa think Carlo is cuto when ho begs?
Oh", papa, why don't our old rooster lay eggs?
" Papa's honey boy."
Does Old Nick wenr a stovepipe hnt. para?
Does Old Nick w enr 11 utovei ip- but ?
" Hush, you little iiiuBunc .
Ob, pura. bow Ion 13 tl'O tail of our cut ?
What makes Sist-r Jnnj bor betui a
Hat.'" ... ,.,.,
I should call him "a round, boa o little
" Papa's silly loy."
enn vou ten nu?by(od male Hies, papa? 1 covcrvr j3 an unequalled remcdv.
Can "you tell 1110 why (Sod imuU Hies? J mnrnnteeil OI1C if
-HtiBb. wmiioisvniaspio. It's the only ffiiaranieca one. n
oh 1. pi. what-; tho u. .of cur wing twy. it a benefit or cure, you get
Whtnyou was a bo did jou tell lots 01 lies. A' nlff Mtf
Hoe ft mill to x.o beatu, do ou think, tvben your money back, lou oniy pay
hU-ra7a'B precious Imp.- for the good yoll get.
, "Discovery" strengthens Weak
fi::fl .- ,aP'l? Lungs, and cures Spitting of Blood,
oh.p;i,:;,;ar;;,;,1;:.rt,;!:l;,rti;,;t,1oto.n. shortness of 11., Bronchitis,
Tint nu pmiited'n mi. i.st jou did it. up Severe CouejIis, and kindred altec-
No.v.Ta"nt that funny Ob. Wa. don't ftions. Don't ho foolcdilltO taking
frown . j something else, said to be just as
-Geou0-imrhTttt- ' good," tlfat the dealer may mako a
I.L.clo7xTio.tiMHU..ho mfrs. of' larger profit- There's nothing at
DoblmuT Elertrif Sow. wiv they would all llko the " Discovery. It COll
rather close up their immense works than tains no alcohol to inebriate; no
to tMit on gram of ailtiltmititm m their i . . A..-nnrm At
i?obi.iii:ictftiic biup. Would that all syrup or sugar to derange Ui
weroarhoneht. J " t'ccstion. As peculiar in its cura-
A Tvi.p.wntTKK sTaniifacturer savs that.
there arc 73,d00 w6iuon In this country who
make a liiug by running tho machines.
I'm So Hungry
A Few Doses of
Both tha method and results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant
and refreshing to theta.stc, tindacta
gently jet promptly on tlie Kidney",
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tem cfTeetually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation. Syrup of Figs is tho
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duced, pleasing to the taste and ac
ceptable to the stomach, prompt in
ita action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances,
its many excellent qualities com
mend it to all and have mado it
the most popular remedy known.
Syrup 01 Figs is for salo in 50o
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist rrho
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept
CALIFORNIA FIB SYHUF CO.
SAM FXAMCISCO. CAU
tOVISVlUE Kf. MEW rORK. M.T.
tOU VrtLX. SATE MONEY,
Tlsae, Palo, Triable,
and win CURE
ELY'S CREAM BALM.
Apply Blm lntochnornl.
M.Y BROS . Warren Bt . N. T
From the "Pacific Journal
"A ereat Invention ha bw n mmlf by Dr.
Tutt of New York. Ho has produced
Tutt's Hair Dye
which Imitates nature to perfectlontTtacts
instantaneously and U iorftly harmleiM.
Price, mi. OBIce, 39 41 Park Place, .s.
The Disability BUI Ih a law. Soldiers disabled stnrs
tliwarsroentltlwl. Dept-ndent widows and parents
now dependent whoie hgus died irom effects of srmy
tertlce are inciun'U. 11 ou wiku ;inircwjuup.u'
lly and luccrhsdilly pro
LateComrulHHlonerof reniiont.WMItlETII. C.
PCTTCXIK Ai?3 ZZZmUB.
Tho jfroruMt and P"r J&2
.-.! Will mako tho Ht
Perfumed Harp Soap la tw.nty
minutes unthout boiling. It is
th. b.,t for aiafnrstlnc-IJJ.
Closet-, drain!., washing bottlSa.
barrels, paints, tc.
PENNA. SALT MANUF'Q. CO..
Gen, AKts.. Phila., Pa.
WM. FITCH & CO.,
IO Corcoran Bmldiui; Washington. D.C
of over 5 ears' .wrlenr Pticces-lullypro-eciite
prions ind claimt,f M ktn.lt in -liftrtt PO.lbls
time SO" NO tEE U.NU'a bLCCLbsFLL.
Best CotiRh Meilicino. Recommended by Pfivsictans.
Cures where all else fails. Pleasant and afrreeafilu to tho
taste. Children take it without objection. Ky drujrtjists.
'When slovens gel
bottoms of rnep&ns.-wnen
never Hred of
Two sen'ants in tvo neighboring houses dwelt,
But differently their daily labor felt;
Jaded and weary of her life was one,
Always at work, and yet 'twas never done.
The other walked out nightly with her beau,
But then she cleaned house with SAPOLIO.
On the mend
tho consumptive -who's not be
reft of judgment and good sense.
He's taking Dr. Pierce's Golden
Medical Discovery. If taken in
time and given a" fair trial, it will
(Tof Mire. Consumption is
Lung-scrofula. For Scrofula, m its
myriad forms, and for all Liver,
1 Blood and Luner diseases, tho "Dis-
" c-mxia ;w m no .i..rv...-
Equally good for adults or children.
PaTurnnAuc. 16, 187, hmottoJuiv 30.1881.
"., UA1AK11SUUI SUt
AMD BUSrSHSORY -ui
;ur All Rhamtic Csbi-
mad sTeivoaa DtbiUty,
...wi St TaAiicrctians la
Youth. Ate .Y- Marrltd srSInlly' . ,,,
trst-Trw KssrovsiBts ransss; "-
ST.owcgar. ELECTRIC WS-lES..ffi
Jil ,.ulpl!lBirm!.loMlo H.ntlootll.l?". JW
OWM 1LECTRIC BELT ft APPLIAKC2 CO
306 North Broadway. ST. LOU lb, MO.
826 Broadway, NEW YORK CITY.
Dr. WOOD; :i
413 Fifth Btroot,
SIOUX CITY, IOWA.
Kosular (.nutunlo lit Mlldn,- "O
lrnr Wj(r.i! mt'I jTlniV yrncticf
IO In I'hmign uil A7ii lwrfc K-
t:ttlilinl ill Mnuv City lntf
V-:irs ! Kill Iroiitlnc all l'rivnte.
rt . Clironlr mid Special
ilise.itfH, s t- r 111 u t rr li iu.
Sfimnul f.ikiif"H initftti ioj.. iiuHirui-jr
frrwi'iiririor. if - 'ure Ritiirantrt'd
iiiimi.v nfiiiilf il Cliarjr' """ rf r
' -ih." AR.'nri.l.Mp.Tt.'nr.' r tniiMrlnnt. .V
tliit -r-M( i"trr). ami mi r riiii iiietrn.
I jiirh'in ni.-ii. ii.o. ii-cl Xnttme !' from wnrsof
i.ii-Jiit-' i-.i-ii'iitt :ii r iiianrt' """ "i "" .
'.fell, 111. irr.t triruuhrre 'rtr Jrmii aizr una brrnH-
.sf.irr iitir civ ail m-ihI f-r Opinio" l
Iitiiis 1 iiinit.ittoii Mrlrtlr oinrMfiitml. icrvm
.il' rl.j-MU'r llr. WOOD h.is t ! lrK"t
-.lriliiMl anil Surcii-.il liifUituti' nntl I.T
iiiul i:.ir Inliriitiirv- lit tin- W.-.I it.xwis fr
iiUi-iit- nt filrrat-H. fat tlltli to mi I anv mjr
bi'ikt A Oiih't lloiitf ntiil 7.f r.in mill jM f"r
UkH.h linn- I'rtqmmrv nl I ntiumtut "
iM.iti,-.' fur fllii-tnilfl ItoOK mid JlbUllAI'
lorKNAL- I Jff.Mi-ntlon Ulta tuilT.,
as. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY .
sT Blw fmlmut, Jr , I
-JijNfN. fljcllnio.t.Nru-j c
Mention tkl pr:
r Ct!ogur. JJif
LEWIS HOWE. Registrar
IM. l.l.illl, Sj
LADIES. 11 eDr Lo DticVFeriodicarPHls.lroni
ISm, 1 r.me. L L,N .b..l In lr;-. 'f. EnkIJ. 1-"1 C.U.J..
,..-.Uly .l.in.-r.urnu. Safr.hinul.irlll'. Th.y r.U..Iy
I.- t f.t Uc a Jurine ffttmiu-y. Th. lr rr.pett of 111
t,h Miles r ,Mt Ci dirrtt r-mll ..f H titn I
trrilr ir-nlrotn. I ootln-if l monthly l irFTM"o f'ull ta
l'.. pimir-s n I qil'k o.niumr-ltnn. t' hit. " 3 ff .
I tr mail. In Inn t.i!.d rn.f Wff, on r-.lrt ..f pnc- Thi AmnU
u l-i.l ( . W h..llfr !.! li..llj !'! rUb r..
1 ,r .-.. p. I - '1 b- .sf.nt.WIl K . IlKLO.NtJ,IralSi
Jfcli Li.j , 1 j , W :jI.iM nl lUla A.U.O.
BORE WELLS !
OtirAVVII Jlirhinrt arf thmit
Hkl.MHLK 1. 1 kaiii r ! it rHfl L
Tlit-vilt. MlillK It llKIC tntl
Tlitfy FI.MII WVIU wliert
olhrro Kll.: Mir "t- 2
LOOMIS & NYMAN,
IEW PENSION LAW.
II SAND? Si KNTITI.KD WHO
II It KNOT IIKI.N UNTITLED. Aililreis
I tortoniiK lor aiili-tl"n and lull tniornuiuuu
WM. W. JJUDLEY,
I.4IC C-OlllONrrK OF TENSIONS.
Attonify at Law. Wusli'iKtoii, D.C.
(Mention thit 1'anerJ
UI. Suidfit-. fortimilnrsainl
month by twinnlm iitrtwU
rs-n fijD-w .No btarvirw. rn
1 inrttiiTriilrnrv' OtfifWtntr
Suulfr'. foriirrtilnrtainl t-tJHinuI. sVMrrws
UIUU. n. t.stiui
Same tlitt i ant
Nan!'1 UiN I s.iH?rin ' writ
MvttlMl nmlrr NEW
m,1,.b. Widow, rarenl- -nd for Wink ap-
ilicttwn" ami lnlnrni ition
V. ........ twnt lnMlni:tn. I.
JVisluUttt ir tt.wtl.lli.lm.:vUuui.attjfauii..
W C aM O I A sssl O arstnUtled "under
TlMJlArM.E A 7IU.HIIX.P. Iklr.pslll-.SWuM'ftM.h-C.
e-.vame tub rrrit wj qj jon writ.
NORTHWESTERN MILITARY ACADEMY
III;ilI.AD l-AICK. ILL.
Colomi.11 lMarir' ' s-.ii.- . u-ndeE.
Graduate coranili-Moned u Mate .'Ulltla
tinder th SEW ALT.
Writ tmmediatelv for
l!I.ANKt tr aniilica-
tion. J. It. CI
T '.. Washington. D C
NEW LAW 7fJf) soldiers,
widows ami relatives enUtled.
Apply at onc III inks an I instruction irej.
bOULCS COn Atfys. WasliuiKtoii, D.C.
srinnrn'p niCTH I CC iTicessct
hiuulu q riijiiLLLu.byniii.Htowii co
and easy curs. Dr.
. X. u.
Hdy they polish the
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