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THB IMMORTAL WASHINGTON A
Was the Strongest Man of HU McIhhor
heed His tBcceaa as a Wrestler A
8te7 of Bis Splendid Horsemanship
Several Other Yarns.
Welshed 210 Pound.
Washington was a heavy-weight. Ho
was six feet and one inch in height and
weighed 210 pounds when in condition.
It may bo added that ho was never
out of it oxcept when ill. His weight
never went above 210. Even his sedent
ary life as President of tho United
States, with its banquets, late hours
and other luxuries not consistent with
the rules of strict training, did not put
him in bad trim physically. He was ono
of thoee men who did not grow fat under
any provocation. His fine physique
was in a great measure a gift from na
ture, a matter of inheritance and cir
cumstance. His father was a very strong man,
who used to shoot swans on tho Poto
mac, holding his fowling-piece out at
arm's length like a pistol. This weapon
was so big and heavy that few men
could firo it at all without a rest.
George inherited not only the gun but
the strength to uso it. His muscular
powers were brought to perfection by
plenty of outdoor exercise during his
youth. As a school-boy of 15 he was
well grown and the best all-round ath
lete in those parts. His bulky frame
did not handicap him in those sports re
quiring pure agility; indeed, it was in
these that he most notably excelled.
He was tho local champion at running
and at high brond jumping, as well as at
wrestling and pitching the bar, a sport
something like the modern game of put
ting tho shot.
Washington's legs were so strong and
his footing so sure that he was invincible
as a wrestler. There is no record that
ho was ever thrown by anybody after he
had gotten his growth.
Tho length and strength of his legs
gave him a great grip on a horse. Ho
was a perfectly fearless rider. All he
asked of a horse was that tho beast
should bo able to go, and he laughed at
the Idea that he could be thrown so long
as the horse kept on his pins.
To Illustrate his mastery of the horse,
a story is told which Is much preferable
In my opinion, to the cherry-treo fable,
and containing tho same valuable moral
lesson. "Washington's mother, who was
fond of fine horses, had bought a spirited
animal which had never been broken to
the saddle. Some of her son's friends
were at the house to dinner one day, and
after the meal George proposed that
they should bring forth the untamed
steed and try to ride him. They did so,
and several of tho company took short
promenades along the lawn on the
bridges of their noses In consequence of
their inability to stick to tho beast's
back. Georgo, however, succeeded in
getting a sure scat, and then begun a
battle royal. A slip and a bad fall then,
and all of us to-day might be as much
the subjects of Great Britain as any
Fifth avenue dude, but fate had not so
The long legs of the youthful rider
gripped the horse like tho folds of an
anaconda, and his iron hand restrained
the animal's flight. It was a hard tusslo
and was fought to a decisive finish, for
the horse fell stone dead when he found
out he was conquered. When George
beheld at his feet the corpse of his
mother's favorite horse he doubtless
realized that victories may be dearly
bought. It looked decidedly squally for
the Father of his Country; but his cour
age did not fall him. He went to his
mother and told the whole story and was
forgiven. I will not quote her words
from the historian's r3age, because I
know In my heart that sho said some
thing much more touching and gram
matical. I like this better than the cherry tree,
because there Is more action in it; and
because, by my experience, ittakes moro
courage to face a mother's tearful re
proof than a shingle, a father, and a
scene where tho tears are furnished ex
clusively by the erring.
Charles Wilson Peale, the artist who
made a fine portrait of Washington in
1772, tells a story which shows how good
a man George was even when all out of
training. He was 40 years old at this
time, and probably hadn't pitched the
bar In a long time, and yet ho made an
exhibition of several young athletes who
considered themselves pretty good at
this sport, so popular in those days.
These young men, of whom Peale was
one, were stripped down for exercise,
and had made some very good casts,
when the Colonel (as Washington was
then called) appeared among them. He
was Invited to participate, and tho pegs
which marked tho best records were
shown him. With a smile that was
doubtless childlike and bland Washlng-
ton stepped to the line, took the bar, and
proceeded to smash a large hole in the
"No sooner did the heavy Iron bar feel
the grasp of his mighty hand than it had
lost the power of gravitation," says
Peale, "and whizzed through the air,
striking the ground far, far beyond our
Washington hadn't so much as taken
his coat off, and apparently had made
very little effort. This was what made
It so exasperating to be beaten by
George. He nevei seemed to be half
trying. "When you beat mv pitch, young gen
tlemen," said he, "I'll try again."
He had not yet been called upon to
He had a wonderfully disconcerting
gaze, which would have helped him
greatly in the ring if he had ever done
much in that way. lam inclined to be
lieve that this overpowering look saved
his life many a time in hand-to-hand
fights by unnerving his opponents. "Per
haps this may be the reason he wasn't
shot by a poacher one day on the shores
of the Potomac by Mount Vernon. The
story of this occurrence illustrates
Washington's strength, his courage, and.
WASHINGTON IN HUNTING COSTUME.
GEORGE BREAKING TOE IRON-BAR RECORD.
I should almost bo templed to 'say, his
Thia occurred after the' peace of '63,
and before Washington was called to tho
E residential chair. For some, time he
ad been annoyed by depredations on
his lands. One day he was walking in
the woods near the bank of the river
when ho heard a shot near by. He
walked in the direction from which tho
sound had come and soon saw a burly
fellow with a gun. Tho General gave
chase and came up with the poacher
Just as he wrs about to shove off from
tho ehofo in a little skiff. Washington
Seined the boat with the grip from
which nothing escaped. The poacher
threw down his paddle, and seizing his
gun, cocked it and aimed It directly at
Washington's breast. Why he didn't
carry out his design and make himself
eternally infamous, I am unable to say.
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BENT THE OtTN-DARRSI. ACROSS II 18 KNEE AS
IF IT HAD BEEN A JTWIO.
Perhaps it was that "spirit protection. "
1 which the Indian prophet said would
: preserve Washington; perhaps it was the
catlike quickness of his movements.
' At any rate, tho weapon was wrenched
l from tho poacher's hand; and Washing
i ton. nuttina forth his cicantic strength
in a way that must have made the ma
rauder's hair turn gray, bent tho gun
barrel across his knee as if it had been a
twig. Then, having ruined the gun as
a weapon, he seized tho poacher and
chastised him as if ho had been a school
boy. COMPOUND INTEREST IS GREAT
dust Fut a Few Dollars Out That Way
Compound interest is a great thing in
its' way. Not many of us aro able to
draw any such thing, but most of us
would if we could.
This story was told by a man who
knows something of the banking busi
ness, the other day, and is strictly true.
It related to a gentleman connected with
the Equitable Life Assurance Company.
As It was told by tho banking gentleman,
he received in September, 1890, a letter
from a brother in tho country. With it
came a bank-book numbered 116807 of
"The Bank for Savings" at 107 Chamber
street, New York.
There is no such bank there now, but
still the recipient of tho letter followed
the matter up.
In the book there was a memorandum
showing that an account had been opened
with the Bank of Savings in 1849, for tho
benefit of the writer of tho letter, by his
father. In 1850 a second deposit was
made, but even then the total deposit
amounted to but $29.
In his letter to the gentleman in the
insurance line, the man for whom a
bank account was opened in his boyhood,
did not seem to think the bank-book was
of much value.
"I had forgotten all about it," ho
wrote; "and even now can recall the
fact in a vague way." He had found tho
book in a pile of old papers in his garret.
."I write to ask," he went on, "if It Is
possible that tho money was left to accu
mulate and then forgotten, if (in that
case) this little book would enable me to
recover It ajid if the bank still exists and
The bank at 107 Chambers street was
no longer In existence, but had grown
into that healthy institution known as
the Bleecker Street Bank, which is quito
famous ia its way.
This bank is very solvent, and it has
veteran clerks. Checks and drafts worry
the veteran bank clerk but little. He is
used to them. So the man in tho insur
ance business went up to the Bleecker
Street Bank'nnd presented the old bank
book with its small account that was
opened in 1848. If he hoped to surprise
the paying teller of that bank, ho mado
a mistake. That gentleman mcrolj
looked at one of the big books that arc a
part of the general make-up of a bank.
"That is all right, sir," he said. And
a moment later he handed him a memo
randum in red ink, on which the deposit
of $29 was acknowledged, and below it
was the statement: .?"
July, 1890 Interest, $239.50
And this amount the teller paid over
without a smile or frown. To him It was
a natural proceeding.
But there is a man up in tho country
who thinks more of the matter. Ho it
was who picked that bank-book out of a
heap of waste paper, and he thinks inter
est, especially compound interest, is a
great thing. New York News.
Operatic Manager "I can't afford
to pay you over S17 a week and ex
penscs, and you must permit mc to
announce you as receiving $1,000 a
JIadame Highnote "Make it $20,
and you may announce mc at $2,000 a
Out of Season Prices.
Greene I And it cheaper to court
summer girls in the winter and win
tor girls in the summer.
"White How do you make that
Greene Things arc always a little
cheaper out of season. New York
His Mouth, Not Himself, Said It.
"Papa, what do you intend to give
me for a Christmas present?" asked a
young girl of her father, a well-known
New York magistrate.
"Give you," said the magistrate,
whose mind was evidently on some
thing else, "give you six months."
No Artistic Success.
"You are another poor victim oi
circumstances, I presume," said the
"No'm," replied Mr. Hungry Hig
gins, proudly, "I ain't, I'm a self
made man, I am, even if I ain't much
of a job." Indianapolis Journal
Oa the Bowery.
Guest "Waiter, bring me some
Waiter "Boss, I can't jess recom
mend de rice pudding to-day."
"What's the matter with it?"
"Nuffin' 'cept dar ain't none."
Texas Siftings. ,
Puppette Why, here is your sister,
Willie. You said she wasn't at horic,
Willie De Peyster I made a mis
take. I thought you were trying to
collect a bill for a dry-goods house.
Knowledge Is Wealth.
Dru gist "You might have charged
that young man $2 for filling that
prescription. Why did you put the
price at 25 cents?"
Clerk "He understands Latin."
It is estimated that at least fifty mill
ion dollars of the Government's paper
money supposed to be in circulation has
been lost or destroyed. .
The .ostrich covers from eleven to fif
teen feet at every strids whlls running.
REAL RURAL READING
WILL BE FOUND IN THIS DEPARTMENT.
rlar for a Bid Preperlt-Bired irSa el
tfca raraft-Feedia Flga-LlV sleek aad
IHdry KStet Orchard aad bardea
HMttataeTd aad Kltchea, -
lred Mea oa the Farm.
TAHE daily papers
I have had a good
deal to say, of
late, about tic
farmers nin itt
taking 1 11 01 f
hirrM men, of
whom they know
next to nothing,
into their fami
lies. Some of
them go so far as
to say that the
whole plan is
should give place
to other arrange
ments, says the Massachusetts Plow-'
lian. On large farms this is often
Tone. A separate table and lodging
Louse is provided for the hired men,
ind they have nomorcto do .with the
family of their employcr.than do the
operatives in a factory with the mill
On small farms, however, when lo
rated at a distance from town life,
the farmer must at present, and prob
nbly'for some time to come, board his
help in his house and sit at the head
of the table in person. This custom
has prevailed so long among our
country people that it will not easily
There can be no question what
ever, that the average farmer is alto
gether too careless about trying to
find out what sort of a man he is
welcoming to the hospitality of his
home; a man who is to become a
member of a rclincd and Christian
family should not object to be re
quired to show that he is worthy of
the confidence that must needs be
placed in him: and the farmer who
does not take pains to learn whom he
is hiring is neglecting his most evi
dent duty to his family. Stockman.
The Care or HMes.
Farmers kill more or less beeves for
home use or to sell in their nearest
town or city as dressed beef. Lcef is
low and it should be the aim of each
one to get out of each animal all that
is in it. To do this we must begin
with the outside the hide. If a
hide is taken off and properly cared
for it will often bring a fifth or fourth
as much as the dressed carcass. If
taken off improperly and neglected it
will bring very little. A hide ought
to more than pay for taking it off.
After the animal is dead turn it up
on its back and run a sharp knife
along the carcass as indicated by the
dotted line in the first illustration.
To do this thrust the knife, point
foremost and edge up and run the
slit the entire length of the carcass,
from the chin over the breast in the
line of the naval to the tail. Then
slit the skin of eacli leg from the
cleft of the foot; to the central slit.
If these lines are followed the hide
will be the right shape to care for
when removed. The horns do not go
with the hide nor docs the tail bone
the tail and cars do. After the
hide is removed spread it out as in
the second illustration. Cut off all
pieces of fat and flesh, (for if you are
not an adept you will probably cither
have some such pieces on the hide or
some holes in it, and it is better to
have meat than holes, as very slight
juts, especially at or near the center
makes a badly "damaged hide" and
it likewise damages the price badly)
and sprinkle the flesh side with salt.
Fold the hide flesh side in and put
where it will not freeze.
If the above is too much "bother"
it is very likely the hides you remove
will be the shape of the one in the
third illustration, and probably it
will be "hung to dry" in the same po
sition and the price you will get
well it will be hard to get any price
that will pay. Take care of the hides.
LIVE STOCK AND DAIRY.
reading Hffs the Flrtt Three Months.
To have good strong pigs, says W.
A. Harris in Farm and Home, the
lows should be in good flesh, but not
Dver-fat, when the pigs are farrowed.
After farrowing the sows must be
liberally fed on corn; bran and ship
ituff or whole oats may be used in
Itcad of the bran and shipstuff. As
aoon as the pigs begin to eat which
frill be at about three weeks old, give
them a trough where the sow cannot
get at it, and put a little sweet milk
in it. Give them but little at a time
at first, as what is left will get sour
and not be liked by very young pigs.
As soon as the youngsters get to com
ing regularly for their feed, stir iji
some shipstuff and bran, with a little
linseed meal, increasing the shipstuff
and bran as the pigs require. Whole
oats is an excellent feed, and pigs
wilUearn to cat it while quite young.
It is well to feed somo corn, say one
third of their feed, "and,- if the
weather is cold, one-half. To make
good growth pigs should have about
all they can cat; and if not more than
one-third of the feed. is corn they will
not get .too fat to grow well. Feed
equal-quantities, by measure, of bran
and shipstuff, made into a thick slop
with milk or water, and feed it before
it sours. Feed corn and oats whole
and dry after the slop. Pigs ought
to have a warm and dry-place to sleep;
It sunt be dry. To kill Ucerub'pe-
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troleum where you see nits. Lastly;
don't expect pigs to grow Without
liberal feeding, for that ii ihlpbssibi&
L'f o Stock KUtei.
Feed the high priced corn to low
priced cattle and that will make both
corn and cattle worth more.
The breeder who neglects to make,
the brood sows comfortable is not only
cruel but is an enemy to his own
Some people who give the cattle
the best of cafe neglcCt the hogi;
The hog will repay good" care as well
as othtir kinds Of stbCk.
G5ard against constipation in
swine. The fat forming foods tend
to produce costivencss. The opposite
kinds of food tend to prevent it.
While calves can be wintered on
roughness alone, a better growth can
be secured by feeding a little grain,
especially in severe cold weather.
Don't be n ninny and feed one big
feed once a day, and imagine it the
proper thing. Put yourself in the
animal's place and there would le
roaming In the C'llttfrt.
An Ohio subscriber, says tho Stock'
man, is having lots of trouble with
his churn or rather in his churn. Tho
cream foams and produces no butter.
He feeds his cows corn, fodder and
clover hay and uses the cream at a
temperature that used to bring good
results still he gets no butter. See
that the cows have free access to all
the salt they want every day. If they
have not had this privilege in the past
give each an onnce the first day, then
miss a day and give another ounce;
miss a day and let them go to a
trough or box and help themselves.
Keep the milk above freezing, 55 de
grees is a good temperature for win
ter. Skim the milk in twenty-four
or thirty-six hours and hold the
cream not more than three days,
thoroughly stirring the whole batch
when new cream is added. Let it all
be together twenty-four hours before
churning at G2 to G5 degrees. Have
the churn as warm as G2 degrees when
the cream is put into it, and churn at
a moderate rate not too slow, and
the butter ought to come.
Vagaries of Cranks.
There is no vagary so wild, no foil
so absurd concerning milk and butter
milk but that some crank is ready to
commend it and support his com
mendation by the authority of science,
says the Jersey llulletin. The latest
that we have met with is the state
ment that "most springs and wells
arc impregnated with enough lime and
sulphur to hurt the keeping qualities
of butter." At least nine-tenths of
the water used in butter-making in
the United States is from springs or
wells, and it is rather late in the
rentury to begin talk about such
water impairing the keeping quality
of the butter. The fellow who wrote
the quoted words has a case of water
on the brain.
Difference In Cost.
Prof. Whitcher, of the Ucw Ilamp
shire Experiment Station, says tho
Dairy World, finds that the milk from
his herd costs an average of 2.74 cents
per quart on good feed. The lest
cow produced itat a costof 1.95 cents,
while the milk of the poorest cow
cost 4.2( cents. On a richer ration
the cost from the best cow was re
duced to J. 32 cents, while with the
' same cow fed on a poor, innutritions
ration, tne cost, went up to u. jo cents
ORCHARD AND GARDEN.
Settles; Out Troca.
It was thought best twenty or thir
ty years ago to set out trees or groves
around orchards, but we have found
out by experience that it was not
best, for several reasons. First, they
shade the orchard too much, and sec
ond, they prevent, too much, the cir
culation of air among the fruit trees;.
This causes the fruit to grow small
and scarce. Farmers should set oul
trees of different kinds to shelter, nol
their orchards, but their barnyards
and their feeding lots, by so doing
they could modify the temperature a
few degrees and save some feed and
prevent a great deal of suffering to
stock. Again, farmers on the large
prairies of the West and North
should set out trees or groves for
farm use, for firewood, posts and
other purposes. If the people of this
generation don't need it the people of
the future generations will, for tim
ber is getting scarce up North fa the
pineries and other places. A few
hints in regard to orchards: A young
orchard should be plowed and worked
a few tears and planted to potatoes or
I other truck, then seeded to clover,
never to timothy, ior mat makes tne
ground too soddy and dry. None
should use their orchards for pig pens
and pasture too much, as it packs or
hardens the ground too much around
the roots and often causes the trees
to die. Uetter build a chicken house
in the orchard and let the chickens
pick up the insects.
Some of the best fruits we have arc
those whose merits have been slowly
recognized. It is a safe rule to be
shy of much lauded new fruits. Even
where the eulogium is justified so far
as concerns one locality, the fruit may
be good for nothing elsewhere. This
is the case now with some excellent,
well-known kinds, which fail in a few
localities, though doing well gener
ally. HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN.
Dr. Haire says he has cured many
victims of sick headache with the
following simple prescription: When
the first symptoms of a headache ap
pear, take a tcaspooonful of lemon
juice, clear, fifteen minutes before
each meal, and the same dose at bed
time. Follow this up until all symp
toms are past, taking no other medi-.
cities, and you will soon be freed'
from your periodical nuisance. Sick
headache is the signal of distress
which the stomach puts up to inform-;
us that there is an over alkaline con
dition of Its fluids that it needs a
natural acid to restore the battery tr
its normal working condition. Lem
onade without sugar1, plain lemor.
juice and water, is a grateful and
medicinal beverage for a person of
bilious habit, allaying feverish ness
and promoting sleep and appetite.
Nervous headache is said to be in
stantly relieved by shampooing the
head with a quart of cold water in
which a dessert spoonful of soda has
Some Tested irc!p-s.
Rice Dumpunos. Put your rice in
a stew pan, -and pour on each cup-of
rice one gill of milk; stand it near the
flrc where it will keep hot but not
boil. As soon as it has absorbed all
the milk, pare your apples, take out
the core, and put the rice around
them instead of paste. Boil them
until the apple is soft. They should
be tied fn dumpling cloths. ,
It is, beltcflo kcqr) riiffere'ril klnU
of sta&.sejjarate: That Is especrallj
tailc If itie battle tiavc riornsl
Thai Were Regarded la Qlden Dajrs is
?reaer?atlres Against Polsan.
,, ffbeii, JU$J are now served covcrea
t Is undarstpod'that it Is merely for the
purpose; of) keeping them warm. . This
waa not, however, tho principal rea
son why they were served cov
ered daring the dark and middle ages.
It was tho fear that poison might be in
troduced' Into thorn surreptitiously be
tween the oulslno and the tablo whero
thoy were to be served to the kings, or
tho lords, or oven to persons of Inferior
rank. The cover were not"rrnovcd
till the fnaSter dt . the hbxisS hihttakcn
Us place: J$. diefeeS .afterward served
were brought 8Hth8 tablS liijthosamo
manner. It was tho custom originally
whon the dishes were rncovcred for
some of the servants to first partake of
them, but this custom was afterward In
part replaced by tho servants touching
tho food- with ono of several objects
which were regarded as lnfalliblo pre1
servatlves against poison. These objects
were tho horn of the unleom, a serpent's
tionguo, tho fabulous stone found in the
head of. the toad, serpentina agate, etc.
The first was considered the best, but aS
the unicorn never existed. Its horn was
replaced by that of the narwhal or by a
shark'Btooth, which Were sold by oil the
druggists instead ot It and under Its
name. Many persons kept a Small picco
of It at the bottom of their drinking
glosses. Unicorn's horn was so raro
and precious that It was worth moro
than ten- times its weight In gold. It
was nover proved that the stone alleged
to como from the head of the toad bad
that origin, and tho druggists who eold
it know that what they vended was a
mineral dug out of tho earth, but this
did not prevent the fraud or put an end
to tho superstition. In tho tlmo of Louis
XIV. and Louis XV. tho faith In theso
talismans had considerably weaked, but
all tho dishes placed on the royal tables
were touched, as well as tho plate, tho
napkin, tho knife, the fork and toothpick
of the-tnonareb, with a piece of bread,
which the chief of tho goblet at onuo
UNITED STATES COURT.
An Editor .tcnu'.tted or the Charge or
l'rlntlng a Lottery AdTertlsemriit.
.TosErii Muem.ep, who was charged
with having published a lottery adver
tisement in the Doilyc County PUmccr.
at Mayvil'c, was acquitted in the United
States Court yesterday. 1 lie case is an
important ictory for the Louisiana
Male lottery. It was charged that a
certain notice that appeared in the pa
per, wh'ch Is a German weekly, was an
:idvertiscmmt under the new law for
bidding the mailing of publ'catinn; con
taining lottery advertisement:. The
card read as follows:
CONKAD! CONKAD! COXUAD'
CAIIU TO THE rUC-IC.
White It M mi? that I have b-on elected
President of the LoiiKi;in;i Stale Lo'tory
Company, vies M. A. Dauphin, deceased. 1
im still Pieshlcnt of the Gulf Coast Tec and
Manuf.iotiirln? Company, and all orders fur
mntrial. machinery, etc.. as well as all
otliir bu-in"ss Icttvr should be rdlie-wl
to mv as before. Paul Coxkad, Iwx 1,333
Gen. E. S. Itrags, of Fond du Lac,
de'eidcd Mucl'er. arguiug that the ad
vertisement did nut tome within the
scope of the statute. The jury was out
but a few m'nutc. Milwaukee ( is.)
Spiitir.0. Feb. 4
Bellets Ahint l'alntln-.
The carlior Christian writers, believed
that painting and sculpturo wore inter
dicted in tho Scrlpturos, and wero con
uequently ovil arts. It may bo quos
tior.o 1 if this opinion did not havo its
root In the Idea of primitive peoples tha;
the art of drawing was an instrument o.'
sorcery, by mo.ms of which one ac
quired the power to act upon a person.
Mussulmans still havo a horror o
images, and the Koran forbids having
one's portrait mado and possessing any
image at all.
I'eirsrs or OIntm-nt Tor Catarrh that
As morenry will surely destroy the senso of
ttiioU anil completely drrango the whoI evAtcm
.lso i enteritis It through tha mucous (tiff.iTos.
Such articles shout 1 novcr l- uicd except on
rotcrlpirns from renutvblo phfaictacs. a th
lamagj they will ilo is tonfol 1 t) tho good yon
?an pcs&ibly derive from thorn. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured ly F. J. Che ev A Co.. To
ledo, O., contains no mercury, aad fa taken in
ternally, acd art directly upon tho bloxl and
mncous surfaces of tho system. In haim?
Hull' Catarrh Cnro bo suro you get tho countno.
It is takon internally, aad made in Toledo, Ohio,
by F. J. Cheney A Co.
(aTSold by Druggists, prlco 75c par 1 Kittle.
The Children Kesemole Snake.
There Is sold to be a family In Gray
on, Ky., four children of which bear a
"cmarkablo resemblance to snakes.
'Their jods are pointed nt tho crown,
eyes small and beady and located near
tho top. When excited or angry thoy
run their tongues out with great rapid
ity, exactly like a snako. Their skin is
scaly and sheds off In patches exactly
tho same time each year, it is reported.
Tho parents show nothing uncommon in
The Only One Erer lrlnted Can Tom
Find the Word?
There is a 3-inch display advertisement
in this paper this week, which has no two
wcrds allko except one word. The same U
true of each new one appearing each week
from The Dr. Harter Medicine Co. This
house places a "Crescent' on everything
they make and publish. Look fur it, send
them tho name of the word, and they will
return you book, BEACTirm, iJTnocitAras.
or SAMPLES VP.EB.
They Must Hare Keen Rusty.
Whllo a log was being sawed at a saw
mill, three miles from Grant City, Mo.,
tho ether day, tho saw 6truck a piece of
Iron which was imbedded In tho center
of the log, and which had undoubtedly
been there fully one hundred years c"r
more. 'It was dug out and found to be
tho blade of a hand ax, and with It was
a tomahawk-head made of iron. These
had been imbedded in tho tree and the
wood hod grown over them until they
were a foot under the surface of tho
The pleasant effect and perfect safety
with which ladies may use the California
liquid laxative Syrup of Fig, under all
conditions, makes it their favorite remedy.
To get the true and genuine article. look
for tho name of the California Fir Syrup
Co.. printed near the bottom of the pack
age. .every woman believes that if her hus
band could be married to somo other
woman a week, ho would know better
how to appreciate her.
Then Baby was sick, we gar her Castoria,
Whea she was aChild, she cried for Castoris,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria,
When she hadChOdreB, she gave them Castoria,
Men are like little boys; they all like
to have a great big rag tied around a
Coughing Leads to Consumption.
Kemp's Balsam will stop the Cough at
once. Go to your Druggist to-day and get
arr sample bottle. Large bottles 50 ct.
Thebe may not be a personal devil,
but could an impersonal devil cany out
successfully such enormous contracts?
'Don't Ihhitate tocb Lcsgs with a Stub
born Cough, vhen a remedy, safe and cer
tain as Dr. D. Jayne's .Exportant can be so
easily procured. Sjrc Throats and Lunjs
ire speedily helped by lu
3Iek and women are the only things
ever created that the nearer you get to
thorn, the smaller they get.
Damieb Ahead 6urcALX."D bt a Ccucn is
averted with Bates Ucszt of HoBtnocs.
FrEx's TosniAcnz DBorsCureln ona atisn c
He who Is Influenced by public opin'oa
aever Influences it.
I afflicted with Bora Kyes, use Dr. tsaac I
sacra water, vruaginsaaum Bse.j
. fclffht of .W,roB:
$Fhicn a ill yo Larei It djes seep as it iom
fpikspraferto tare tha hyt condition of the
iver ratbei ttan the first. They.jerpetuaUy
doeo themselves with purgatives totaUy with
tutv'rtuea altera' ire of Uvertroable. Hos
teller's stomach Bitters la tie saccrssrol can
didate for the ieop!es choice, and ytt, popular
and wen kt o ah as I', fa, there are unfortunate
who kerpoa trying the drastic resaadies of for
mer days. It is to the intc llfgent pbnloa of the
1 ubUe tr at tha well axowa and long tried prop,
cities of the 1 lttets appeal. Reason should be
added by ex: rience la tho matter of niedlca
tica. "The best (at !e ta car feet is tha larrp of
experhBoe," laid a great patriot of ih rarly
revolutonary period, and the exclamation la
pregaant wtth truth. For over a third of a
eeatary the 1-i ters daily has met with 'he lr--Borseujbutbf
$Hple siiffeiins rota liver rb:n
plaldt. malaria const fiat ion. rbup:aiUm; da,
biltty and troubles accompanied ,ly dypepia;
J.atterly it has declared itsct and I eon thor
oughly approved as a remedy for "la Rrinpo.
Singular aad lleauUfu".
A Chinaman of St. Louis has a native
Chinese plant which is one of the most
curious specimens of tho vegetable king
dom. It has green bark and a flower
something liko a rose, but having the
singular peculiarity of being whito or
red, as It is placed in tho shade or ex
posed to tho sunshine. When in the
Bhado, or at night, the flower is white as
a lily, but carried into tha 8un it be
comes first a delicate pink, which gradu
ally deepchs Into a bright red. Bo far
as the botanists have anything to say on
the subject, this Is the only flower which
changos its color on exposure to the
Any Look in 'eutprl.o Series," (best au
thors). 23 cent novels, about 300 pases each,
scut free, postpaid. byCracin & C, of Phil
adelphia. Ph.. on to-elpt of ZD wrapper of
Dobbins' Electric S.mp. Send 1 ceut for
The Appearance of the Devil.
A mediaeval authority reckons tho
number of devils as 41,435,556, but It has
been 6ald that thoy vastly exceed that
number. Tho flguro of a dovil, gen
erically, is that of a goat with two horns
in front and two behind, but ho also ap
pears as a frog, a fry, a donkoy, and a
spider. He assumes any shapo. Indeed,
except that of a lamb or a dovo. By
Europeans ho is commonly painted
black, but tho Africans prefer to mako
"I havo been rccnsionally troubled with
Couth-;, and lu each case nave used
BKCW.VS HIIONCIUAL TltOCHEc?. which
hae never failed, and I must say they are
second to none In tho world." Felix A. May.
Canhier, St. I'aul. Minn.
Mr.s. Mackat has been giving a dross
concert In her London housp, which for
lavish wealth, distinguished company
and high-class music has taken tho town
by stjrm. It takes an American mil
lionaire to gild refined sold.
Beechm's I'ii.h have been In popular
use In Fu one for 50 years, and aro a safe,
sure and jrcntlc remedr. 2." cents a Lot.
The better looking a man is, tho less
he amounts to.
AFTER 22 YEARS.
Newton, HI., May 23, 1S88.
From 1863 to 1885 about
22 years I suffered with
rheumatism of the hip. I
was cured by the use of St.
Jacobs Oil. T. C. DODD.
Hiis GREAT COUGH CURE; this success
lil CONSUMPTION CURE is sold by drug.
f ists on a positive guarantee, a test that no other
C crt can stand successfully. If you hare a
C OUGH, HOARSENESS or LA GRIPPE, it
v 31 cure you promptly. If your child has the
CROUP or WHOOPING COUGH, use it
q tck.y 'nd relief is sure. If yoa fear CON
S' JMPTION. don't wait until your case is hope
1; 55, but take this Cure at once and receive
immediate help. Price 50c and $i-oo.
A.k your druggist for SHILOH'S CUKE.
If your lungs are sore or back lame, use
Shiloh's Parous Plasters.
Tfcaaks te the Lord. XII
Bt. Faux, Minn., October. 1690.
I recently bad the opportunity of- testing the
celebrated Fastor Koenig's Nervo Tonic in a
very severe caso. A poor widow to whom I have
frequently given aid and assistance In my
capacity aa City Missionary, sent her 12-year-old
daughter to mo one evening to procure necos
sary aid; while she was relating her destitution
and stating that her mother was now nearly to
taUy blind, tho poor child suddenly feU into an
epileptic fit. I gave her two bottles of your
medicine, and tbo girl is now woll aad happy,
and the support of her aged mother. The Lord
be thanaoa 1 I think that such a case as this
redound to your honor and to tho glory of Him
above, fttxo has given you the knowledge to pre
pare such a blessing for suffering humanity.
R. B. 1KMSCHEK, Missionary,
695 Otsego Avo
flWiSBkSWiBB A Valuable Book en Kerroas
LfcJL L Dbtemnet sent free to aayaddre&s.
w K w W and poor patients can also obtain
I lib ! this medicine free of,chance.
This remedy baa been prepared by the Eeverend
Pastor Koenlg. of Fort Wayne. Ind. since ISIS, aad
la now prepared ucderhis direction byuio
KOENIC MED. CO.. Chicago, III.
Sold hy Druggists at SI per Bottle. CtbrSff.
T.nrsoSlze.'M-W. O Bottles for .
Beauty often depends on
plumpness; so does comfort;
o does health. If you get
:hin, there is something
wrong, though you may feel
10 sign of it.
Thinness itself is a sign ;
sometimes the first sign;
The way to get back
plumpness is by careful
living, which sometimes in
cludes the use of Scott's
Emulsion of cod-liver oil.
Let us send you free a
little book which throws much
.light on all these subjects.
Your dn'iggkt keP Scott's Emulitea of cod-liver
cil all druggists everywhere do. ft.
Rots Clothes and
M. -ttWv Jt
My wife suffered with rndigestion
and dyspepsia for years. Life be
came a burden to her. Physicians
failed to give relief. After reading
one of your boots, I purchased a
bottle tit August tflovvef. It Worked.
like a ctiarni:. My v?ife received ini
mediate .relief aftefr taking the first
dose. She was completely curcd
now weighs 165 pounds, nnd can cat
anything she desires without any
deleterious results as was formerly
the case. C. H. Dear, Prop'r Wash
ington House, Washington, Va. .
It Carca Cof-I, Coach. Sore Throat. Croapj
Influenza. Whonpliuc Cuiigli. Rrotichltin and
Asthma. A certilu t-nre f ir 'uniui-tinn In tlr-4
racrK. a'K a mr Ttliel in nilvanml fttnero. Una
atn-c Yotivrill nee tlioetel'e itellact ultaa
taklnar tha ilmt ilio. Sold by uea era vetrwurrs.
Large bulte.-.SJceuU and ttua
mit THKr fever!
Woman er Chili?
NUT A LIQUID
A pantrllapi led lut ecu nosiru an i i hki
1X.Y HUOTUKRSl X Wamu Street. New Tcr
DO KCT CEirS rtOU RtCKHS.
Euif ear for SICK II.ATl-
ACntC. Inrl',l nlj'sUm,om:i.
psuvn.toiM g;:ini. inrr "
llnrM. ! flrtt i KI1-
bilious nervous dl-
.iuer. l.lMla nat
ural Uaily Actio.
Kawntifr complexion by purifying
blood. 1'CSFLT YSUCTABUC.
Th? doae I. n ircly .illuitn! to iult ea . ai one pill can
BtTtr b.too much. Eat h vial contain. 42,rarnri lu T.tt
pocket, like trail P'ncll. ItiKlnes man srvat
eonnIenc. Taken railer tkan sug&r. SolJeTtrj
vber. All K i.uln eooda txar "Cmetn I."
EcadS-centftamp.Yoa get Spas book with tampla
M. HARTER MEDICINE CO.. SI. Leals. M
MENTION THIS TArER na. linn n ..tarrniM.
GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 187a
IV. BAKER &C0.'S
from which tho excers of oil
has been removed,
It absolutely pure ana
it i toluble. 1
are uaed in Its preparation. It
has more than Vine timet th
strength, of Cocoa mixed with
Etarcb. Arrowroot or Eucar,
and la therefore far more eeo
I nomlcal, cot tiny le than ona
ctntacup. It is delicious, nour-'lihlDs-.
eiqkstid. and admirably adapted for Invalids
as well as for persons la health. -
Sold hr flrottrs everywhere.
T7.BAEEB ft CO., Dorchcater, If an!
"By a thoroofh knowledge of the natural laws
wh'ch gorcra the operatl ns of digestion and nutrl
tl n, and by a careful apjtllc atton of the fine proper
ties of well- 'leeted Cocoa, Mr. Epps ha provkt- d
our breakf aat tables with a delicately flavoured bev
erage wnioh ma aava us maoy beary doctsra bill.
It la by thejullcldjt use of auc article, of diet
tbatacomcltutloa may bj ar dually built up until
irons enoujtt to retlat every teadenoy totlle-ua
Hundreds o atibtle maladies art floating around tit
ready to attaot wharever there te a wrak po nt.
We may escape many a fatal shaft by keeplnc oar
srlves well fortlflel wlfi pure blood n-d a properly
Bourlahcd frame." "Civil .Sertrfea (Jazttte."
Made simply with bolllux water r mile, fo'd
only la balf-pount tins "y Grocera. labcl'd thuar
JAMES KalS A; CO.. IIouKeopathio Chcnbta,.
B FAMOUS ODEUTYPEW
f ' ler. Doctori
wj every PnbUe
e Srhoo 1 la
I i G 1 Ira
m I 1 In
all the Gov
fleer, b -ran,
implicit; A ,
copies , Ko) Sj
I Caeca enotatr SI ..am. I aalred: will
do toot work In one hocr'a practice. Sent to any town)
In the U.S. for it deport, balance COO. aabjeet Ut
trial. Order now and ret th.Ajreocy. ODKU. TTrC
WHITES. CO.. 3M to MS lMarkorn Street, Cblcaco, Hi.
of BMMft eat tngtcairee Bleat Ileatrtachet
YOU want to make MONEY.
Yon are a QQi asent? Youcaaaeii
or The Simple Account File-&3
To everybody who keeps accounts.
It will pay both the agent and purchaser.
Send for TEnsie. A Good Chance.
The J. B. Van Doren Co., Fremont, Ohfo
FAT FOLKS REDUCES
Mr. Allen M.nlx. OrMOD. Mo., wrltaa
I Wf J J"Mxwightwas23l)poanda.nnwlti.lSa
a redaction of CS Ine." For circulars addreu, with Re
IhT.O.WJ-JNYUKB. McVlck.raTb.atw. Oucaso.IU,
Send for Oijcefrt of I'enalon and llounty Laws.
FAT1UCK 0FA1UIK1.I- WiwhinstoH. 1. C.
fill TP Keaedrrae. IIITIIT HUIT. Moal
till cure tjlOdajs.Aeverrsnjrna.no surge
I ILLU noaatve: nnanppo.itorr. A victim tr.ed
in vain everv remedv:has diaeov red a simple eura
a4drS. e wUt auU trial llstBOTT14iigi-7IS
AnilllflIorl'la Baolt Cared In 19)
IMIUsM"30dyB. No py tlllcured.
l7riUIH DR. J.STfePHJC LebanoSrOruo.
g. C. N. U.
Plso's Scsnedw sot Catarrh, la, toe
west. xasKsc ia Bar. as
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