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af Um Free.
Flag of the free heart's hope and
' By angel hands to valoi given;
- The stars have lit the welkin dome,
'And all thy hues were born In hea
.,. . ven.
" ". Forever float that standard sheet!
; . Where breathes the foe but falls be-
.-. fore us,
With Freedom's soil beneath our feet,
And Freedom's banner streaming
' o'er us?
' . Joseph Rodman Drake.
- Hulif at Wat Peht
. " . .There are many traditions and tlme
'. honored customs at the West Point
'' 'military academy which are held sa-
'."cred by the cadets of that Ideal school
" for soldiers, but it is doubtful if there
is another custom as religiously kept
' : as that of hazing, writes WiUiam E.
'. . Curtis In an article on the military
.. academy. There has always been more
" ' or less hazing at West Point and there
always will be as long as boys will be
. boys, although Col. Mills, the present
superintendent, has succeeded in sup
pressing the practice which has pre-
' . ' vailed there for several years of com
pelling the freshmen to undergo phys
ical exercises at the orders of tne
sophomores and upper class men. It
is difficult to find a cadet of any class
who in his solicitude for the welfare
, m of the institution does not defend haz
"ing as necessary for the proper train
ing and discipline of new cadets when
they enter the academy. They claim
' I that it promotes the esprit du corps and
" the democratic spirit of equality; that
-. . it tames bullies, develops the cour
. age of the timid, restrains those who
: are too active, stimulates those who
' "" lack energy and corrects faults that
" . cannot be cured In any other way. It
is principally applied to those who are
y. vain or "fresh"; those who assume
airs of superiority, and those who are
.; careless about their dress, uncouth in
' " their manners, slouching in their pos
tures and indifferent to the welfare of
others. The military academy Is a little
-republic where the doctrine of equality
. is enforced with more care and zeal
. . than la any other Institution I know.
A cadet who presumes upon the fame
: of his name, the wealth or social posl-
" tlon of his family or his own talents.ls
. . toned down to the level of the average,
! while those who come from the soil
and the slums, as cadets have come.are
toned up to the standard of gentlemen.
I These results are actually accomplish-
. ed by comrades who sometimes allow
. their enthusiasm and zeal to obscure
' their judgment and lead them Into ex
. cesses. Then we hear of it through the
. newspapers. But the transformation of
" , an awkward, uncouth "plebe" into an
T. erect and graceful soldier is generally
. . accomplished quietly within the quad-
rangle and the barracks, screened from
public observation, and Is due quite as
. ". much tothe training of his comrades
' . . as the teaching of his Instructors. The
; result Is apparent to everyone who has
had the opportunity to Inspect a squad
of plebes at the hour of their entrance
and afterward at the grand review at
. the close of their first year at the acad-
!. . emy. There are two kinds of hazing,
. physical and moral The latter is
'known here as "devlling,"and although
. It is not forbidden by the regulations it
; generally tries the soul of a cadet more
than the physical exercises ordered by
his tormentors. When a boy comes
' ' here fre6h from the farm, with hayseed
. .' In his hair, timid and trembling, or
from some famous preparatory school,
.'conceited and confident, his comrades
' of the upper classes take his measure
, as accurately as the tailor who makes
his first uniform or the director of the
' gysanaslum.who after a physical exam-
lnation tells him how he can expand
his chest or broaden his shoulders or
. strengthen the muscles of his arms;
and there Is always sufficient ingenuity
In the "yearling" class to suggest the
proper corrective. This Is the first test
. . . of a cadet's manhood, the first battle of
" the soldier. There Is always a great
difference in the manner in which the
. boys stand their hazing. Thus, some
of the newcomers at the military acad
emy sail smilingly through the ordeal
while the souls of others are sorely
tried. When, however, a freshman be
.. . comes a sophomore and passes into the
pper classes and later receives his
. commission In the army and becomes
.. useful and sometimes famous, he al-
' ways admits that the "deviling" to
which he was subjected did him good
and was as much a part of his traln-
' lag as the Instruction he received from
. taa faculty.
Hew a Dell Averted a War.
A western Indian agent tells this
story of how a doll averted an Indian
war: On one occasion Gen. Crook was
trying to put a band of Apaches back
on their reservation, but could .not
catch them without killing them, and
that he did not wish to do. One day
his men captured a little Indian girl
aid took her to the fort She was
quiet all day, saying not a word, but
her beady black eyes watched every
thing. When night came, however,
she broke down and sobbed, just as
any white child would have done. The
stea tried in vain to comfort her, until
. the ageat had an idea. From an car
eer's wife he borrowed a pretty doll
. that belonged to her little daughter.
and when the Apache was made to un
derstand that she could have it, her
ceased and she fell asleep. When
.caste the- dolly was still
claaped la her ansa. She played with
It all' flay, and apparently all thought
of getting back to her tribe left her.
Several days passed, and then the
little Apache girl, with the don still
ta her possess ion, was sent back to her
'When the child reached the
with the pretty doll in her
chatty hands it made a great sensa-
ttesm. aad the next day the
with the child to the
past. She was kindly received and hos
pttaMy treated, aad thromgh her the
to amove back to
ia the set w-rpoae aad apaaot
. af war? t amy own knowledge, for
Chare, dwell aad toil, tn uw
ac Daaasrawge. awauy
MMk From task
arc Lcsatlvely selected, daring
the French war, say thirty able-bodle
men. Damdrudge, at her own ex
pense, tag suckled and nursed them;
she has not withoutjdifflculty an sor
row, fed them up to manhood and even
trained them to crafts, so that one can
weave, another build, and another
hammer, and the weakest can stand
under thirty stone avoirdupois; Nev
ertheless, amid much weeping and
swearing, they are selected; all dress
ed in red and shipped away, at the
public charges, some two thousand
miles, or say only to the south of
Spain; and fed there until wanted.
And now to that same spot. In the
south of Spain, are thirty similar
French artisans, from a French Dam
drudge, in like manner wending, till
at length, after infinite effort, the two
parties come into actual juxtaposition;
and Thirty stands fronting Thirty,
each with a gun in his hand. Straight
way, the word "Fire!" is given; and
they blow the souls out of one an
other; and in place of sixty brisk, use
ful craftsmen, the world has sixty
dead carcasses, which It must bury
and anew shed tears for. Carlyle, in
When Gen. Joseph Wheeler arrived
at Washington on his return from ser
vice in the Philippines he looked none
the worse for his experience in the
archipelago, and while he appeared to
have lost some flesh.he seemed to have
improved in health, says the Chicago
Tribune. In speaking of the soldiers
In the Philippines, Gen. Wheeler said:
"Our soldiers have done wonderfully
well. Strong, sturdy, fearless boys they
are, and not a man fears to obey an
order. Under the conditions existing in
the Philippines the work of the troops
has been more than praiseworthy, and
these same volunteers could winin any
battle against any foe. I enjoyed
splendid health all through my cam
paign and have experienced no ill ef
fects. I was favorably impressed with
the Filipinos. They are. In the main.
Intelligent, courteous and kind, and
will make splendid citizens. Only one
sixth of 1 per cent were Induced to
carry arms against us. I think they
are capable of self-government under
certain restrictions. They could be
given the power to make laws under
such a system of government as has
been adopted in our territories, and I
believe they could get along without
friction. There is a wonderful future
for the Philippines. The islands are
rich and In time of peace, with proper
cultivation and with American enter
prise, they will prove immensely
wealthy. It seems to me that there Is
no limit to the possibilities before us,
and there is prosperity in store for
both the United States and our new
The School Mistress aad the Soldier.
Everyone wants to do something foi
the boys in blue, but not every one is
as practical and self-sacrificing in the
effort as the young teacher of whom
The Youths' Companion tells this
story:. A sick soldier who was ordered
to a sanitarium on a mountain sum
mit found on arriving there that but
one room In the house was unoccupied
and that so shut in that no one would
take it A young schoolmistress had
the best room in the house, having en
gaged it long before because' of the
grand view from, the windows. When
she heard of the poor fellow lying in
bed all day with only a dense wood
for a prospect, she had the clerk ex
change the occupants or the two
rooms, bargaining that her little plan
be kept a secret
If your walls are so narrow
You cannot see far,
Knock a hole in the ceiling
And look at a star.
The little schoolmistress did better.
She knocked the hole in a brother's
ceiling, and opened up to him a whole
constellation of happiness.
Oat They Came.
The boys in gray had fun yesterday
telling jokes on one another. Said a
Tennesseean: "During an engagement
our company, In charging the enemy,
ran into a masked battery. You bet it
made things hot for us, and we lost no
time in getting to the rear. As we
went flying back the colonel of a Mis
sissippi regiment saw us, and dashing
forward and waving his sword, while
he glared scornfully at us, he holloed,
'Make way there and let Mississippi
in.' We made way without explaining,
and the Mississippi boys rushed on the
battery. You bet they started back
too when they found the break they
had made, and then It was our turn
to laugh. As the colonel and the boys
sped past with the sparks flashing
from their heels we yelled, 'Make way
there and let Mississippi out"
The National Eacaaapaeat
The thirty-fourth national encamp
ment of the G. A. R. will be held in
Chicago during the week commenc
ing Monday, Aug. 27, and there are
many indications that there will be a
great gathering of the survivors of the
defenders of the union, and that the
reception given to the Grand Army by
that city will make the occasion a very
enjoyable one. The general commit
tee are about mailing to every post in
the United States a circular giving full
Information of the plans for our en
tertainment Predecessor of Old Glory.
The colonies had no easy time se
lecting a national flag, it would seem,
from the various designs that each of
the thirteen colonies sported before
a decision was actually reached. By
actual count, sixty-four different flags
had been in use before old glory was
born, and of these thirteen of the de
signs showed a rattlesnake in various
attitudes of coiling and striking.
Array Xews Note.
The pay of a British commander-in-chief
while in active service is 75 a
Under favorable conditions of peace
the death rate of soldiers is about five
In 1.600. Tbe death rate of clergymen
is 11 in 1.003.
It Is intended to make the reunion
cf the Roosevelt Rough Riders an an
nual affair, with exhibitions of horse
manship and other accomplishments.
The British government owns 25,
camels, several thousand of which are
used in India to carry stores aad
equipment when the regiments are
changing quarters by line of march.
FAKM AND GARDEN.
MATTERS OP INTEREST TO
UsaUea of tha
Hartlealtaral Oaaui latleaa.
Whether, in making new strawberry
plants by runners, it la advisable to
pull off the first runners is a dis
puted point A Wisconsin grower says
that this practice is a mistake, and
that the first runners are strongest and
moreover they will not set too many
plants in a row if permitted to grow.
Summer pruning always means a
losa of foliage,' and that in turn means
a loss in the development of root In
cluding its vigor. While some advo
cates of summer pruning say-the tree
will survive, yet it is hard to under
stand why it is not better to do this
work at a time when all growth is at
It Is rather surprising that the secre
taries of horticultural societies do not
show more enterprise in advertising
their meetings. The horticultural so
ciety of one of our large western states
has just held its summer meeting, and
not only were no notices sent to the
agricultural press, but not all of its
members received notice of the meet
ing. This Is an inexcusable blunder.
It not only lessens the attendance on
the meetings, but Is exceedingly an
noying to those that wish to attend and
receive no notice.
A horticulturist advocates a hedge
of the Amur barberry. He says it is
"perfectly free from rust is a dark
green, occupies but little space, is a
very strong bush and spiney enough to
turn stock, dogs, cats, rabbits and
boys." That may be so, but what do
we want of such hedges anyway? The
day of the hedge as a boundary is past
Wire fences are more serviceable and
can be made more beautiful In appear
ance. A barberry hedge Is something
to keep away from. What advantage
is there in surrounding one's self with
a wall of thorns?
In preparing the land for grape
vines, plow the ground deeply, and. If
possible, subsoil. Then pulverize the
ground thoroughly to give the small
roots all the chance possible to develop.
It Is best to set the vines not nearer to
gether than 8 feet The holes in which
the vines are set should be each 2 feet
square and from 18 to 20 inches deep.
If a large number of vines are to be
set, the land should be previously
marked off, so that the rows of vines
will be straight both ways; as this
both improves 'the looks of the field
and makes it easier to cultivate. One
grape grower advises to keep the sur
face soil separate from the subsoil
when digging the holes, and to put
back this surface dirt first when filling
up the holes. This will give the roots
a good medium In which to develop.
Onpe well rooted and growing the vine
can send its roots into the less con
genial soil, without experiencing a
back-set In the fall, in regions where
winter protection Is needed, this may
be obtained by plowing a furrow on
each side of the row and throwing the
dirt up toward the vines. In the spring
this dirt must be leveled to admit of
even culture. The vines may be staked
and tied to the stakes till they are two
years old, when they may be fastened
to wires strung between posts.
The Daal Parpose Cow.
There appeared In a recent bulletin
of the Minnesota Experiment Station
some interesting figures that bear on
tbe dual purpose cow, and up to this
time her advocates have not had many
figures to draw from, as few experi
ments have been made in which either
dual purpose breeds or types have had
a place. In this very practical por
tion of the bulletin which deals with
"Feeding Dairy Cows" it Is conclu
sively shown that the average farmer's
ccw may be lifted out of the unprofit
able list and placed on the profit-making
side simply by good care and
proper food.' This does not mean that
scrub cows can be made as profitable
as select cows of the dairy type when
handled rightly, but that their milk
production may be so increased that
they will make money instead of losing
money for their owners. If this is
true, it may be readily admitted that
cows of the dual purpose breeds, or
of dual purpose type, such as the care
ful farmer who does not wish to make
a specialty of dairying would select
would make fair profits as milk pro
ducers, N besides adding something to
earnings by calves of the same type
as their dams, or perhaps better adapt
ed to feeding for beef than their dams.
There Is one other point however,
bearing on the dual purpose cow
which Is important The cow which by
heredity, form and habit uses a por
tion of her food to add to her weight
(taking it out of what a cow of dairy
type would give to milk production)
may be profitable when feed is low In
price and unprofitable when feed is
high. The reason for this is plain.
The Increased cost of the food that
she consumes to add to her own weight
(a waste from the dairyman's stand
point) when bought at high prices,
eats up the net profit of her milk pro
duction, which profit Is reduced by the.
greater cost of the food consumed.
The Xerthwaatera Giaealaa-.
Coadeaaet treat Vanaers Bartow Steao
gnpbic Report at Wlacaasia Horttcaltaral
Mr. Kellogg made a sharp attack on
the Northwestern Greening, saying that
In his experience it is not a good keep
er, though the tree is hardy and all
Mr. Adams I planted about a dozen
Northwestern Greenings ten years ago.
They began to bear three years after
planting, and bore up to two years ago.
I had no difficulty at all in keeping the
fruit till spring, even till May; and I
kept them in an ordinary cellar.
Mr. Chappell My experience is that
It is not a good keeper.
Mr. Tarrant I have had a limited
experience with this fruit; It has not
kept very well with me.
Dr. Loope I think the fruit is bet
ter than what we have been hearing
about from the southern part of the
state. Ia some sections of my county
the trees were injured the previous
year, and' some of the apples they bore
last summer broke open, while on other
trees the same apples were perfect
Those poor apples will not keep, but
the perfect apples keep weO, Yon do
not want to select for keeping those
apples witk a yellowish cast to them,
bat yon want to select the ones that
are greea ia color. The tree is very
good, and so Is Its fruit, and I think
very mack more of it than I did a few
R. J. Cos Ib the fall of 1898 I was
in Omaha. It was the end of Novem
ber and the apple exhibit had been ex
posed to weeks of hard coalition; aad
the Northwestern dressing was tha
best-kept apple on oar tabtaa. if the
Northwestern Greening la carelsiy
handled It will rot, bat when It in free
from bruises it will keep till spring.
In that It differs from the Wealthy ap
ple, which, when braised, merely'
leaves a hard spot
Mr. Barnes The tree reqalres a won
derful amount of pruning, and it takes
a great deal of moisture to mature Its
fruit The fruit will keep well it It
Is properly handled. Last season I
Lad 1,400 bushels of Northwestern
Greenings, and got $5 per barrel for
the best of them. .In planting these
trees be sure and put them on the oat
side of the orchard, where they win
get plenty of free air.
Quite a number of others testified to
the long-keeping power of this vari
ety, some having kept it till midsum
mer. The testimony was so strong
that Mr. Kellogg was apparently con
vinced that the men that did not suc
ceed In keeping It had not treated it
properly. He said that be was re-'
joiced at the-direction the testimony
had taken, because the tree itself Is
hardy and a!! right
Orchard-grass (Dactylis glomerata)
Is widely diffused, being grown all
over Europe, from Norway and Russia
to Portugal. It Is also found in north
western Africa, in Asia Minor, and
even, in India. It Is now extensively
cultivated in the United States east of
the Mississippi river. In this country
Fig. 3. Orchard-anst.
it is called orchard-grass because It
thrives in the shade as well as in the
sun. In England it Is called cock's
foot It grows well in pastures that
are quite heavily wooded.
It will grow upon every soil not too
wet but prefers a loam fairly sandy
in texture. Heavy soils are not suited
to it as in such soils it roots so lightly
that it Is easily thrown out by the
action of the frost On suitable soil
it is a vigorous grower, and in this
respect Is surpassed by but few. It
is nutritious and makes good growth
after being mown. For this reason it
Is said to stand grazing remarkably
well. It will also stand a good deal of
tramping. This grass will be found
to be very serviceable in a good many
Mexleaa Cattle Iadastry.
Consul Griffin of Matamoras, undei
date of March 23, 1900, says: Mexico
contains a great many haciendas ad
mirably adapted and almost exclusive
ly devoted to the raising of cattle. A
fact which is attracting general in
terest here is that every season shows
an improvement in the care taken of
tbe animals, and also In the class im
ported. The stockmen throughout
this country are taking such an in
terest in this direction and have im
ported so many pure-bred cattle from
the United States that on many ha
ciendas one may find animals which
compare favorably with those on noted
breeding farms in the north. In
former years, they consisted exclusive
ly of the old, long-horned, Spanish
and Mexican types, which have large
bones and frames and long legs, but
are deficient in flesh. This deficiency
Is certainly not due to the country,
for the climate, grass, water, and gen
eral topography are decidedly favor
able to animal growth and comfort
and, while it is a generally recognized
fact that Mexican stock is inferior to
United States animals, it is the pre
vailing opinion that a cross between
the pure blood of the north and the
cow acclimated here produces a large,
healthy, vigorous offspring, with an
unusually compact muscular develop
ment iBspeettoaa far Taberomlesbv
In the Elgin district Illinois, the
state inspectors of cattle are having a
hard time enforcing the law requiring
all cattle brought in from other states
to be inspected and to be declared free
from the disease. Recently a number
of stockmen in the section mentioned
combined to resist the law. The result
was that one of the state inspectors
was ejected from the premises of a
man whose cattle he went to inspect
The matter was taken up by the grand
jury and indictments were returned
against five of the stockmen for im
porting cattle from other states with
out the customary and required inspec
tion. It is certainly to be hoped that
it will be made as hard as possible
for stock owners in other states to
palm off on Illinois farmers their dis
eased stock. Illinois Is making an at
tempt to find out the tuberculous cows,
and prevent their milk and meat
being used for human food. This
inspection will be of little value
if the state is to be made the
dumping ground for every herd outside
of the state that Is found to be in
fected. The danger is greater in the
Elgin district than perhaps any other
In Illinois, for the reason that most
of the dairymen there buy a good many
cows to take the places of the ones
they are constantly sending to the
Yellows Is a highly contagiosa. In
curable disease of the peach. Trees
affected with it should be destroyed at
the earliest possible moment by uproot
ing and digging them oat and burning
roots, trunk- and branches, including
fruit on site. No remedy savs that has
proven successful. Dragging diseaasd
trees or branches through an orchard
will infect healthy trees. Latesammer
and fall are the most favorable times
for detection of yellows by symptoms
of fruit and twigs. These are: 1. Pre
mature ripening of the fruit, which Is
highly colored and spotted and has the
flesh marbled with red. 2. Pressatare
unfolding of winter bads. 3. Abnor
mal development of new baas 1b the
trunk and branches, which grow late
slender, sickly-looking shoots
A Basra Wer!ds CeagTesa.
The Pan-African congress, to be
held in London in July, will assemble
delegates not only from all the civil
ised districts of Africa, but from both
Americas, the West Indies and perhaps
a representative or two from the
sparse and scattered negro population
of Australasia. It will in fact take 1b
negro representation all around the
globe, and give the black man a new
notion of his importance and of his
social and industrial progress wherever
his surrounding circumstances are favorable.
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Write C APT. O'PARRELL. Pension Ageat.
1435 New YarkAveaaw, WASHINGTON, p. C.
Difference la Child Valuation.
It was a judge in New Jersey a few
months ago, who declared that the life
of a child, killed by a trolley car, was
not worth more than a dollar. In con
r.sst with that estimate a jury in the
New York supreme court the other day
awarded 820,000 damages to a 6-year-old
boy who was partly paralyzed as a
consequence of being run over by a
brewery wagon. Children seem to be
worth more In New York than in New
Jersey, at least in the courts.
shortage In the Salmon Pack.
Advices from the Columbia river sal
mon packing industries indicate the
probability of a deficiency in the total
pack. The scarcity of fish now in the
river is pronounced abnormal by all
engaged in toe spring and summer sea
son. The one redeeming feature is the
fine quality and size of the catch.
PIso's Care cannot be too highly spoken of tm
s cough cure. J. W. OBkien, 323 Third Are,,
N., Minneapolis, Minn.. Jan. S. 1900.
Steam may be a good servant, but
it occasionally blows up its master.
Use Magnetic Starch it nas no equal.
Wise is the individual who backs
his friends and faces his enemies.
If you have not tried MagneticStafch
try it now. You will then use no other.
When the mist turns to rain the urn
biella is very -often missed.
For starching fine linen use Magnetic
Your deposit in the savings bank is
an object of interest.
Your clothes will not crack if you
use Magnetic Starch.
Better throw stones at random rath
er than idle words.
Mrs. Wlnslow'a Soothing Syrap.
For ckf Idrea teething, softens the garni, reduces far
A soft corn is nearly always a hard
thing td bear.
Hall's Catarrh Care
Is a constitutional cure. Price, 75c.
The golden rule must be a pure one,
as it Is seldom made to work both
Ladles Caa Wear 8fa
Onesise smaller after usingAllertfs Foot
Ease, a powder. It makes tight or new
shoes easy. Cures swollen, hot,sweating,
aching feet, ingrowing nails, corns and
bunions. All druggists and sboe stores,
25c Trial package FREE by malL Ad
dress Allen S. Olmsted, LeBoy, N.Y.
Some men have no taste, but if the
color is all right they take chances
Care, worry snd anxiety whiten the hair too early.
Benew It wtih Pasmr's Hair Balsam.
II1XDKECORX8. tbe liest cure for corns, iscta.
Teplitz, a small watering place in
Bohemia, claims the honor of being
Gen. Cronje's birthplace.
Throw physio to the dojrs if you don't want
the dogs but if you want good digestion chew
Beeman'R Pepsin Gum.
"Filthy lucre" doesn't mean gold. It
means bank bills after they have been
in circulation for a dozen years.
Are Toa TreaMed with DaadraaTT
If so, get a bottle of Coke Dandruff Cora.
All druggists and barbers. $1.00.
Don't be too critical with other
people, that is to say. You can't be too
critical with yourself.
When buying a package, of "FaalUaas
Starch" ask your grocer for tha book or
humor that goes with it f re
When a baby cries without shedding
any tears It Is generally reasonably
safe to spank him.
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The poMcsmsB of PeWB are, or at
least wars, armed calefy with small
drams, which they teat loudly la or-.
!der, it is presumed, to let burglars
kaow they are comlag. All Bight loag
the watcamea teat their way around
the streets, aad as a aataral coase
queaee are said to make few irrosts.
The pfgeoaa of Peklag 'have each a
light whistle tied to their talla, which
give forth a loud souad as tney fly. The
blind also ase drams to announce their
coming and wan other people to get
out of their way.
Sunday m a day of strength; the
other six are week days.
Asa Taa Vaftaa; AUasra Vaat-muaT
Tt ta tha onlv cure for SwoUeau
Smarting. Burning. Swcatiag Feet
Coras and Bunions, ask ror Aliens
Foot-Eaaa. a nowder to be shaken lato
the shoes. At all Druggists sad Shoe
Stores, 28c. Sample seat FKK. Ad
dress Alien & Olmsted. LeKoy. N. T.
Aa Aerolite la Soak.
Pawnbrokers take some curious
pledges, but it is not often that they
receive one from another world. A
London pawnshop, however, exhibits
in its window as an unredeemed pledge
a magnificent earolite, a mass of fused
metal that fell, as It were, from heaven
to provide a poor man with his beer.
A ticket bears the statement that it
was brought from the arctic regions
by a sailor."
Reached tha Tea Frosa the Banks.
The United States navy is not the
only one whose chief constructor rose
fronr the ranks. Sir William White,
who has just resigned from that post
In the British navy, began life in the
uevonport dockyards as an apprentice
shipwright. He has designed all the
ships of England's navy. His successor,
Mr. P. Watts, is similarly a self-made
Cloads Height FiRarcd.
To determine the height of clouds
an observer at each of two stations a
mile or more apart measures the an
gle and altitude of some point of a
cloud, the identity of which is ascer
tained from conversation by tele
phone, while synchronism in the ob
servation is" secured by the beating of
electric pendulums. This is tbe meth
od used at the celebrated observatory
at Upsala, in Sweden.
Boatea's Free Baths.
Boston has already opened its free
public batns, and will keep them open
until after Labor day! The bath trus
tees asked tne city authorities for
1106,000 for the proper maintenance of
the baths, and got only $70,000. They
decided that summer bathing is the
greater public necessity, and will
spend most of the money for that,
making no attempt to keep open the
Began HI Career at Age of Eight.
J. C. Monagban, ex-consul at Mann
helm and Chemnitz, who has ueen ap
pointed proiessor of commerce In the
new school of commerce established
by the Wisconsin state university, be
gan work In a cotton mill at Salem,
Mass., when only 8 years old. He at
tended night schools and after many
reverses managed to work his way
through Brown university.
Tha Bevrrldjres Met at College.
The late Mrs. Beveridge, wife of the
Indiana senator, first met her husband
while she was a fresh u::n anl he a
junior at Du Pauw university At col
lege she was a member cf tbe Kappa
Kappa Gamma fraternity, and in after
life vas well known throughout Iu
Jisna for her large charities.
Faster as a Historian.
Ex-Secretary of State John W. Fos
ter has just completed writing a work
on American history, which is to ap
pear next fall.
Theory may be well enough in its
way, but lawyers and physicians pre
maemy Mafc . BBBsr"
ready for the summer's trials with dean, clear blood, body, brain free from bile. Force
is dangerous and destructive unless used in a gentle persuasive way, and the right plan
is to give new strength to the muscular walls of the bowels, and stir up the liver to new
life and work with CASCARETS, the great spring cleaner, disinfectant and bowel tonic
Get a box to-day and see how quickly you will be
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Some flsalas has discovered agate
that the right way to button one's
collar is to fasten the right side first,
because that is doae with the left aad,
presumably, the weaker hand, leaviag
the left side to be buttoned with the
fingers of the right hand..
Katherhasy Has Beaaaeared.
Major Esterhaxy has returned to
Paris, and is again appearing In puit
He. He seems to be well-to-do, yet he
is not engaged in any business, so
ruiror says that he gets a government
Mich Beatal far a Hotel.
The Park Avenue hotel, at Fourth
avenue and Thirty-third street. New
York, has passed into new manage
ment It was leased last week for ten
years for nearly $1,000,000. This ren
tal Is 25 per cent more than was paid
for the last ten years. The edifice was
built by Alexander T. Stewart, who
intended it for a woman's hotel. It
has been a quietly, fashionable hostelry
for a numebr of years.
Hoeefnl as to Kesalts.
Withara, the Georgia banker, and
his party of cashiers and pretty girls,
left New York for the south the last
of the week. There have been no
marriages as tbe result of the trip,
although it is understood that matri
mony was one of the objects of the
junket. There is the consolation of
knowing that seven engagements have
been made, however, and doubtless
the weddings will take place in Geor
gia in due time.
Halt la Ka'fe and Pork Handle.
Handles of forks and knives are
utilized for the storage of salt and
pepper under a new patent, each
handle being formed of a tube, which
has spring clips to hold it on the,
shank, with an Internal reservoir for
the salt or pepper, which is shaken
through the ends.
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He thinks he lives, but he's a dead
one No person is really alive whose
liver is dead During the winter
most people spend nearly all their time
in warm, stuffy houses or offices or
workshops. Many don't get as much
exercise as they ought, and everybody
knows that people gain weight in
winter. As a rule it is not sound
weight, but means a lot of flabby fat
and useless, rotting matter staying in
the body when it ought to have been
driven out. But the liver was over
burdened, deadened stopped work. There
you are, with a dead liver, and spring is the
time for resurrection. Wake up the dead I
Get all the filth out of your system, and get
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lunger wan au; """;
Perhaps men could understand
women better If they didn't try so
Magnetic Starch Is the very best
laundry suirch in the world.
Getting up a concert is a sound undertaking.
Jean Harrington, who celebrated
his lsfth birthday In New York oa
ladepeadeace day. Is well and hearty,
and says he is so, at 100 years of agef
"because I keep away from worry and
attead to my own business."
Tha Pike Statne.
The statue of General Albert Pike, -which
the Masons are to erect In
Washington, is the work of Gaetano
Treataaove, who won distinction
through his statue of Pere Marquette.
It is broase and colossal in size.
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It Stiffens the Goods
It Whitens the Goods
It Polishes the Goods
It makes all garments fresh and crisp
as when first bought new.
Try a Sample Package.
You'll like it if you try it.
You'll buy it if you try it.
You'll use It If you try it.
Sold by all Grocers.
Mention 'this paper to-uuverticrs.
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