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la respond to a petition from the
'sailors, the secretary of the navy has
appointed a committee to recommend
chances in the uniform of the men.
The sailors say that the pancake cap
'' which they are compelled to wear can
not be kept on the head in a high
wind, and affords no protection to, the
eyes iia-a glaring -sun. The blouse,
with a wide'coliar tiedby a long neck
erchief, is also charged with trouble
breeding possibilities in the wind. The
collar blows up about the head 'anii
.faceaad the neckerchief gets tangled
in the hands, and is a general nuls
ance. No protest has been made
against the flaring,,, trousers, as the
fare makes it easy to roll up the legs
when the sailors scrub. the decks. The
men ask for a vizored cap-and a coat
Whether their-demands are granted
now or not, some change in the sail
or's uniform is inevitable, declares the
Youth's Companion. A garment that
interferes with a man's work has out
lived its usefulness. There wus a time
when men wore silken hose, lace-raffled
shirts and flowing lace cuffs with
silk or satin coats. One has only to
imagine a man clad in that way Stalk
ing the streets "of a modern city or
running a high-powered automobile to
understand why silks and satins have
gone oat of; fashion for men's gar
ments. That 'laces and silks and sat
ins are still woven and worn by wo
men is the world's tribute of apprecia
tion for woman's ornamental capabili
ties. Her usefulness is never doubted.
Clothes also show the progress of
democracy. It was the gentleman who
wore laces and silks. The peasant
dressed in woolens of sober' colors.
Class distinctions were forced unon
the attention of the most careless ob
server of the passing throng. Nowa
days It is impossible to distinguish be.
tween the rich and the poor as they
walk the streets. It sometimes hap
pens that the poor man dresses bet
ter than his employer, "that he may
make a good impression" a utilitari
an reason for good clothes as truly as
the demand for a vizored can bv the I
sailors Is based on business reasons.
Tallow "Dip" More Used Than Ever.
The "tallow dip" of our grandfath
ers is no longer made of tallow, exact
ly, writes William Hard in Technical
World Magazine. It is made of stearic
acid, which is only one ingredient of
the tallow that grows in the sheep and
in the steer. Neither is the "tallow
dip" of to-day a real "dip." They used
to take long wicks and dip them in
hot tallow, time after time, till the can
dle had acquired the proper thickness.
To-day they run hot stearic acid into
monlds and make a hundred candles
instantaneously. The "tallow dip" on
the market to-day therefore would be I
more accurately described if it were
called a "stearic acid mold." But
nevertheless it remains a tallow prod
uct. It Is the direct lineal descendant
of the "tallow dip" of our grandfath
ers. And it is still so popular that
just about 136,000,000 pounds of tal
low, according to the calculation of
one of the best-informed manufactur
ers of Chicago, are consumed every
year in the candle factories of the
United States. -Although gas and ker
osene and electricity have deprived
the candle of a large part of the popu
larity to which it might'have consid
ered itself justlyentitled it is proba
ble that in both hemispheres to-day
there are more candles shedding their
mild and humbte radiance than in any
previous period of the world's history.
A churchman in England takes the
trouble to write to a newspaper to say
that the presence of farthings and
halfpence in offertories does not nec
essarily -mean that the contributors
are stingy. He says that he 'has sev
eral times seen people give several
coppers, and that he himself has put.
farthings with other coppers on the
plate. It is obvious to anyone who
thinks that ten cents put on a con
tribution plate are just as good as a
dime, and they make more noise.
Italy is among the countries whose
people are enjoying comparative pros
perity. Because of the great number
coming to America, particularly from
Sicily, laborers there are enjoying a
150 per cent, increase in wages, get
ting "75 cents a day where they for
merly got 30. Emigrant relatives in
this country are sending liberal remit
tances., the tendency being to create
a firmer belief than ever that this is
the land of promise.
And now we are told that men after
they are 40 should not eat red meat
Still, it will be no rarity to see many
who have passed Dr. Osier's age limit
ordering, rare roast beef with dish
gravy, instead of calf meat or the
steamed rooster that is masquerading
as spring chicken.
The woman who brought her pet dog I
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to the Newport Casino decked out In a
white collar and a bine four-in-hand
neck scarf, was evidently jealous of
Ae society monkey.
Psychic phenomena are claiming the
attention of some of the most eminent
and respected scientists. Neverthe
less a certain amount of doubt con
tinues to assert itself concerning peo
ple who .undertake to produce super
natural demonstrations on demand for
a prescribed fee.' ' " ,
Dr. Wiley says the average genera
tion to-day is "40 years, instead of 33.
as it used to be. . That shows what
can be done when we have a Dr. Wi!ey
to look after us. - .
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FARMERS THE BACKBONE OF
MMERCE AND INDUSTRY.
FEEDING THE OTHER MATKMCS
Greater Need of Study of Economic
Principles by the Tillers of the
, SoilBuilding Up the
American farmers are the wealth
nroducers of the nation.. In the United
States annually the products or the
farms exceed in value all the gold the
country has produced in xa score of
years. ' If the term can be used in a
free republic the farmers are, the
American kings.' The results 6f their,
labors feeds not alone a single nation,
but assists in supplying sustenance
for a large part, of, the people of nearly
all lands of the earth. 'Tig 'the prod-
nets of the farms that give the means
of support to the great' railroad sys
tems, that keep the thousands of great
steamers plying the oceans, that make
possible the thousands of great enter
prises. While, the farmer is among
the most independent classes of the
land, too often he fails to reap full
reward for the 'work he has accom
plished. - He must fight combine after
combine, and pay taxes to support iri-'
stitutions. from which he receives no
benefit, This; is because of the con
centration of capital in the hands of
a comparatively few iniarge financial
centers. But is not i',, the farmer to
blame for this, condition to a great
extent? uoes ne not maae u possioie
for the" concentration of wealth n
large cities? He certainly does' lend
his support to the builaing up, of
trusts, and to capital concentration,
when he falls to patronize enterprises
in his home town, and refuses to help
build up its Industries.
There is 'a "penny wise and pound
foolish" 'attitude on the part of farm
ers in many communities that is de
structive to their own interest's. It is
seeing a profit, quite often purely
imaginary, and in striving to gain it
lose sight, of the truth that they are
wielding the sword that will eventual
ly inflict a serious wound to them
selves. This is the practice of pur
chasing goods at trade centers distant
from home. Towns and communities
are made wealthy by retaining as
great a part of the earnings of its
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people as possible. The' larger the-
town can be made, the more valuable
becomes the farm located near It, be
cause the home market is made bet
ter and higher prices are secured for
Money earned by the farmers and
the business men, if retained at home,
generally finds investment in new en
terprises that give employment to la
bor, and add to the wealth of the
community and assists in lowering tax
ation. On the other hand, when the
earnings of a community are sent
away from it, thctowns are deadened,
and farm values lowered, taxation is
made greater and the small imagined
gains to those sending away the
profits of their labor react against the
sender, who assists in concentrating
money in large financial centers in the
hands of those who pay' no local
taxes. Generally the monied powers
of those distant cities dictate to the
farmers what prices shall be received
for the products of their farms, and
to the laborer .the compensation he
shall receive for his labor. Is not this
proposition plain? ,
Virtue in Right Kind of Advertising
in the Home Papers. w
There is no apparent reason why
the merchant in the average town
should not be able to sell goods, class
and quality considered, as 'low as the
large city stores. He is under less
expense, and if he is enterprising and
up-to-date, he can buy his goods at
as low a figure as the retailers in the
large cities. There is laxity-observed
in the management, of business ,by
some merchants in rural towns. They
depend too much on trade drifting
their way without making the right
kind of effort to gain it. A merchant
in a western state who took itjn his
head to use large advertising space
in his town paper, found that within
three months, by persistently follow
ing up a plan of using a half page in
the local paper for the publishing of
prices and describing goods, increased
his trade more than a third. From the
position of doing about the fourth
amount of business of any store in
the town, he rapidly raised to first
place. He is on the road to prosper
ity, and has been a benefit to the town
in general, drawing trade to it that
was never enjoyed before. This was
done within 30 miles of one of the
large western cities, and with the de
partment stores of the city advertis
ing in the. same paper.
A Town Convenience.
Only for the farmers, the laborers
and others that comprise the great
part of .the population, the merchants
of the towns would have, little excuse
for being in business, and the mer
chant is a wonderful convenience to
people of his neighborhood. One can
not well get along without the other.
1 The merchant depends more upon the
success of the farmer and the laborer
than do either of the latter on the suc-
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there 8hW t greater harmony. In
towns that are noted for activity and
progress, particularly in agricultural
sections, it will be found that it is
the united efforts of all classes of
workers that win. -
DIDN'T THINK HELP NEEDED.
Simple iFsherman Had Heard ef the
Wonders ef Science.
H.'G. Weils, the novelist, spoke at a
Boston club about the wonders of
modern invention. "So thick and fibt,"
he said, "these new inventions come,
life grows rather confusing for plain
and" simple folk. There was an old
fisherman rowing in his boat one day
when an automobile canoe sprung a
leak near him and Immediately sank.
CITIES AND TOWNS.
How TKey Are Built Ud and What
Towns and cities are built where
exist thegreatesfnatural advantages.
Growth and importance depends on en
vironments and, conditions.., Require
ments are that there-be some manner
of employment for their population.
ibus cae Business ui uw pisce iucb lut
standing. It is, then evident that the
greater are the resources of a country
and the more enterprising its people,
the more impbrtant will be its cities
and towns. Some locations have fa
vorable conditions for certain lines of
manufacture, and single, industries
support thousands like -the textile W
do8tryat Fall. Bi vex. andjthe manu
facture of jewelry' at Providence, R. I.
Others have shipping facilities that
cause them to become great commer
cial centers. No city can exist within
itself, free and independent of tribu
tary territory, but must depend, upon
a large scope of country to supply it
with the products' necessary for the
sustenance of 'its people, and for' the
marketing of its articles of commerce,
and its manufactures.
Towns and cities decay when their
business interests are destroyed. In
the west,-particularly 'in the-mining
sections, can. be found hundreds of ex
amples illustrative. of this fact, The
discovery of a mine is sufficient to
gather people to compose a city. With
the' exhaustion of its mineral re
sources business is destroyed and 'the
town becomes, deserted. In agricul
tural sections exist commercial towns,
made necessary by the development
of, the surrounding country- Such
towns are-supported by the trade that
can be attracted, from a certain scope
of territory, and industries that can
.be established to employ labor. With
development of tributary country, and
expansion of industries, and the exer
cise of enterprise many of these towns
attain the magnitude of cities and be
come important commercial and finan
cial centers. With their growth farms
adjacent increase n value. The truth
of this is In evidence In nearly every
state of the union. While within the
boundaries of the United States proper
there are more than 86,000,000 of peo
ple there is room for millions and mil
lions more. There will be hundreds!
and thousands more cities pulsating
with business come into existence.
Reader, is not' your home town one
that may become a great city if you
only do your part to assist it toward
Trusts Cannot Well Compete with
the Products of Local Mills.
Never in the past has there been
.such opportunity for the establish
ment of small enterprises in the cities
and towns of the United States as is
now presented. There is barely a lo
cality which does not possess some
advantages for certain lines of manu
facture or commerce. There is little
prospects for over-production as the
population of the country -is increas
ing at an enormous rate, and new mar
kets are being opened continually in
foreign countries for American prod
ucts. Imports are decreasing ex
cepting of raw materials, and each
year shows an increase of imports.
Many lines are supposed to be in the
hands of combines, but these so-called
trusts can never prevent the success
of local enterprises in similar lines
if the masses of the people will close
ly follow the home trade principle,
and as far as possible give preference
to local products. The great agri
cultural sections produce the wheat,
corn, barley, and other cereals which
find their way to large mills in far
off cities, are converted into flour,
starch and innumerable kinds of foods,
and in their manufactured state are
returned to the sections where the
grains were grown and sold at prices
that leave a large margin of profit.
How much more economical would it
be to convert cereals into flour and
other foodstuffs in mills, located in
the districts where the grains- are
grown. Would not the farmer receive
fa benefit in increased prices, the sav
ing of freight rates, two or more
profits that result from marketing, and
would there not be a great benefit
derived from the keeping at home
wages paid to .laborers and the reten
tion in general of profits that go else
where? Beware of Peddlers.,
' It will always be found best to avoid
dealing with wanderers through the
country who have something to dis
pose of particularly those who are
not known to you as thoroughly hon
est. For years stoves, furniture,
books, and hundreds of articles have
been hawked about the country by
itinerant agents. Some have more or
.less merit, but all are sold at enor
mous profits, far greater than would
be required by some home dealer..
When money is paid to the come-an-go
traveler, just so much money is
liken away from circulation in a com
munity, and it is gone to remain.
The ' Telephone.
Rural telephones are a boon to the
farmers. They can keep in close touch
with the markets, and all the doings
of the outside world. One the uses
that the 'phone can be .well put to, is
the getting" of Iatejnarket news from
the home town.' There are very few
farmers who cannot use the telephone
with profit during the marketing sea
son. The Home Market.
Good agricultural towns afford a
steady market for eggs and otlur pro
duce, thus keeping prices even. There
is a poor market in a. poor town, and
prices are uneven.
To the indignation of the canoe's, oc
cupants, the old man paid no heed to
them, "but rowed calmly on his way,;
pufilng an old clay pipe. However, the'
wrecked 'canoeists managed to swim, toj
nun, ana as tney clambered into nis
boat one spluttered angrily: 'Confound!
you, why didn't you lend us a hand?'
Didn't you see we were sinking? The
old man took his pipe out of his mouth'
and stared at them in astonishment j
'Blest if I didn't think ye wuz one o
them 'new-fangled "submarines, he
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HAS A, MECHANICAL FACE. .. SUBStaTUtt'
French! .Surgeon Exhibits 'Subject, of
Remarkable Oporation ."
Paris, France. In consequence of
the bursting ef a gum whjle out, shoot
ing, a man had his chin, the lower
part of his jaw. a oortkra of his
tongue and the whole of his upper
Jaw and nose blows; away. Dr. Delaire
of the Preach Aeademv of Medicine.
has replaced the missing organs by
artificial parts, and his. work, which
Is considered a marvel of mechanical
.ingenuity, has been exhibited bofore
PronV 10 ,to 1$ feet distance,-even
In a Weil-lighted room, the. mechan
'ical.face appears quite natural, and
the man .is able to masticate, his food
and sneak,, with comparative ease.
Every, day he takes off his -artificial
face.andwashes it with soap and wa
ter. This face consists of four parts.
The first is a silver groove, intojwhicb
some of the lower teeth are fixed.
This Is attached to a dental apparatus
of tin, into which are fixed the remain
ing teeth. The second piece consists
a dental apparatus in vulcanite and
gold, for the upper nine teeth. This
is fitted in two small -protuberances,
which, fit into the nasal cavities. This
also fills up the right sinus, which
wm smasnea in. At the bacK is a
piece of gold mechanism with hooks,
used to fasten on the face pieces.
The third piece or the mechanical face
consists of the chin and lower lip.
This is of India rubber, painted' to re
Over the chin a false beard is fixed.
At. the back are a couple of small
bolts, which pass through holes of
-of the teeth and fix the lip to the ar-
unciai lower, jaw. Tm? fourth and
last piece of the apparatus consists
of the upper lip and goose, also in
India rubber, and painted, to which
is attached a false mustache. At the
back are two small clasps, to which
the upper piece and jaw are fixed.
MEN IN BEAUTY SHOW.
Japanese and a Jamaica Negrc
Among the Competitors.
London, Eng. Folkstone has just
done, something original in the line of
beauty shows. Under the auspices of
the town council 1,500 spectators gath
ered at the Victoria Pier pavilion tc
vote on the handsomest man among
the 0 competitors exhibited on the
stage. Among' the 60 were a Japanese,
a Hussar and two bir men of th Fif.
"ty-fc-Hrth battery, R. YL. A., two stal
wart visitors from Cornwall, Isle of
Man, and Norwich, and a Jamaica
The competitors regarded the situa
tion very seriously and without co
quetry. When the curtain went up
the audience beheld a pale young man
standing in a velvet frame. He was
very serious indeed, the more seri
ous a competitor appeared the mer
rier grew the audience. Occasionally
the gallery became personal and called
attention to what it considered phys
lical shortcomings of the competitors.
When all was over the prizes were
awarded with much hilarity, five
young women having in the mean
time kept account of the votes. The
first prize winner was Sergt. W. T.
Hodgetts, Seventh Hussars.' School of
Musketry, Hythe. The second prize
went to Bernard Fudge of 5 Elm ter
race, Constantino road, Hampstead,
and the third prize was won by Her
bert Fudell of 75 Lupus street, Pim
lico.' Haunted House Is Sold.
.Chicago. Haunted by the grewsome
memories of wife murder, the home
of Adolph Luetgert, scene of one of
the greatest murder mysteries of Chi
cago, has been sold.
The building, which formerly stood
at 207 Hermitage avenue, in rear of
the factory where Luetgert is said to
have disposed of the remains of his
wife in the sausage making vats
has been moved to Diversey Boule
vard, near Paulina street, by August
Blain, its purchaser. A new coat of
paint and a thorough renovation is
believed to .have so changed it that
not even the1 ghost of Mrs. Luetgert.
which once-was said to haunt it, will
know it again.
For years after the murder the
house was vacant, and "when tenants
appeared they. remained only a short
time. Even after Luetgert died at
Jbliet penitentiary no one could be
found who wanted to live in the
house. The factory itself was partly
destroyed by fire. It is now used as
a woodworking plant.
Eight Suffer for Boy's Fault.
Norfolk, Va. Blazing away with a
shotgun at a boy who was robbing his
melon patch. R. T. Powell, a farmer
near here, injured eight employes of
the Jamestown exposition, who were
en route for the fair grounds on a
- The boy jumped from the car when
it halted on a switch to wait for sig
nals. In the fusilade which followed
nis ram on me melon paten he es
The victims were shot about the
face, one of them, a young woman, is
in a serious condition. The farmer
will be arrested.
Eagle Starts Field Fire.
Los Angeles, Cat. A destructive
field fire, which occurred on the Tejon
ranch, near Rose station. Kern county,
was -started by a great American
eagle. That is the report that comes
from Bakersfield, and is verified by
one of-the ranch hands.
The eagle alighted on an uncovered
power wire of the Edison company,
and somehow caused a short circuit
Instantly the feathered biped was a
mass of flames. It dropped into some
stubble, and the fire spread with rapid
ity. All. hands were summoned, and
after working all night the flames
Six hundred acres of pasture land
were swept clean. The body of the
great bird of prey, burned to a crisp.
Is on exhibition at the Tejon ranch.
Snakes Pets for Children.
London. Snakes are coming Into
great demand In this city as pets for
society children, according to a dealer
in animals. They are not expensive,
the highest prices being about seven
shillings, or $1.50. Green frogs, tor
toises aad lizards of bright 'hues are
also greatly favored.
Pagodas are outstanding features
steeples are in America. This one is
HARRISON FISHER LAUDS
Type Immeasurably Superior in Every
Way Over Her French "and Eng
lish CouincrFun ef Spirit
New York "French women are ar-
Uncial, English women are wooden.
The American girl is the; only type I
care to draw."
So said Harrison Fisher. American
illustrator, whose drawings of lovely
women are known all over the world,
when I asked him in his studio about
the war that France and England have
recently declared on the American
beauty, writes Nixola Greclcy-Smith
in the New York American.
"I have been away two months."
continued Mr. Fisher, "and during that
time I made absolutely no drawings
of foreign women's faces. If they are
so beautiful I could not have resisted
sketching them. I made a few sketch
es for backgrounds, and of two or
three old men I saw in the Latin quar
terone of them Rodin's model."
"And you saw not a single. French
or English woman you wanted to
draw?" I asked, incredulously.
"Well," Mr. Fisher conceded, "I
saw one or two beautifully dressed
French women that might have looked
well in a picture. But they were worn
.en of fashion and would not have
posed for me. American women are
indifferent in that respect. No matter
where I meet them, they generally are
willing to pose. I have sometimes
asked a wealthy woman I happened to
meet at a reception to pose for some
illustration I was making, and she has
invariably said she would be glad to.
"The model that posed for this pic
ture," and Mr. Fisher held up a draw
ing of a slender, dazzling blonde in a
black riding costume, "is a little
Brooklyn girl. She is a college grad
uate and says that after she had prac
ticed her music two or three hours a
day her time hangs heavily on her
hands. So she poses for illustrations
and earns her pin money that way."
Then Mr. Fisher showed me an
other drawing, this time of a tall girl
of slender stateliness, coated in fall
regalia, drawing on her long kid
gloves. This was the typical Harrison
Fisher girl. f
"That is the type of American girl
I like best to draw, he said.
"Was there an original Harrison
Fisher girl?" I asked.
"Oh, yes," the artist replied quickly.
"She was Miss Franklin, daughter of a
man who ran a small circus out west
I paid her a salary for years just to
pose for me. But she got married and
gave it up.
"You see," Mr. Fisher elucidated,
"the American beauty is so cosmo
politan: She has the whole world to
draw from. One of my models is the
daughter of a Scotch father and an
Irish mother, and she is a typical
"And if she had been born in Scot-
Girl Sent a
But North Woburn Man Refused
Marry Proxy Sweetheart.
' Boston. Henry Smith, living in
North Wobura7, when he was in the
old country had a sweetheart He
came here, saved his money and sent
a ticket abroad to the girl of his heart
Dorothy Margerre. Dorthothy re
ceived the ticket, but in the meantime
she had been married, so she gave the
ticket to Annie Jansen, another belle
of Dorothy's country, to come to
America and see Henry. Accordingly
Annie was forced to declare she was
Smith came to meet her, all afire
with the anticipation of once again
greeting the sweetheart of his youth:
He was rather indignant when he
found that he was meeting another,
and that the faithless Dorothy was al
ready wed. After mature deliberation
he began to feel that perhaps Annie
would do after all. but then she re
fused him point blank.
Smith went, home aad other-North
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of the Chinese landscape just as cnurch
land or Ireland she might not have
been near so beautiful?" I said. "Don't
you think the spirit of America, its
freedom and equality, have much to do
"Yes," asquiesced Mr. Fisher. "I do.
An American model L, mean a' pro
fessional model can pose for a wom
an of fashion and look the part She
has only to put on the' clothes. A
French or English model could never
do' that. Models over there are a
class apart - A model in Paris has
one dress, one hat frame, on which she
pins a veil, and a few stock poses.
. "American women not only have
more beautiful faces faces with spir
it and intelligence, besides beauty
but their figures are 'much better.
French women have over large busts
and very slender limbs. The Ameri
can girl is taller, straighter. broader
shouldered and much more evenly de
veloped." 'CARRY THEIR CALL BOXES.
Policemen ef Ludlow, Mass.,
Small Chance to Loaf.
Ludiow. Mass. The Ludlow town
fathers, have established a remarkable
system of police call boxes, reversing
the custom prevailing in large cities.
Instead of going to a box and opening
it with a key the ordinary procedure
the patrolmen carry the boxes under
their arms and visit a series of sta
tions which consist of an iron pole to
which a key is attached by a chain.
The boxes are opened with the key
which registers on a small time clock
within the box the hour at which the
key was used. The boxes or time
clocks are cumbersome, but 'the police
men find the ridicule to which they
are subjected more galling than the
personal discomfort involved.
Each station or pole must be visited
once in two hours and the stations are
so situated that the patrolmen find it
occupies their entire time to make the
connections with the keys which are
necessary for the time clock impres
The remarkable device, which was
sanctioned at a recent town meeting,
is said to have been designed by wily
individuals solely to fit the case of
Patrolman Hall E. Storer, who, be
sides drawing a policeman's full sal
ary, is tax collector, justice of the
peace, sealer of weights and measures,
deputy sheriff, surveyor of 'lumber.
pound keeper, fish warden and fence
viewer, and In addition modestly ac
knowledges holding a few other town
offices of lesser importance.
Jealous critics of Mr. Storer have
been unable to comprehend how he
could earn so many salaries in a 24
hour day, and in the interest of sci
ence, asked the town to make an ap
propriation for purchasing the neces
Storer is game, and instead of re
signing has bought himself an electric
searchlight to assist in finding the key
stations on dark nights.
Woburn people who knew Annie at
temped to get her out, but the immi
gration commissioner refused to work
on the case. Meantime some South
Boston friends found a husband for
her and got Smith to sign a paper re
signing his rights, bnt when Smith
"woke up" he procured an attorney
who broke up that game.
The final outcome was that Annie
was allowed to go to North Woburn
to live with her friends aad to wed as
Millionaire Recluse Dies.
New York. George C. Taylor, son
of Moses Taylor, who was considered
one of the wealthiest merchants of
his time. Is dead at his home at Great
River, L. I., after being In feeble
health several years. He was about 72
years old. He had lived in strict re
tirement at Great River for nearly
20 years, having moved there from
this city, where his father had accu
mulated his fortune. The Taylor place
is one of the finest on the island,
Dysftfna Is Often Caused By Catarrh
ef the Stomaek Peruna Relieves Ca
tarrh of the Stomach and Is Therefore a
Remedy for Dysfefsia.
T Hon. M. C. Butler, U. S. Senator'
from South Carolias for two terms, ,
in a letter from Washington, D. C,
writes to the Peruna. Medicine Co., f
tas follows: j
"1 emm reemmmem Permmm Hrl
I dyspepsia mb4 at mmc trmmbl. if
I hare heem mslpgymmr tmedirtme Am- 1
a short period mmi lite very mtmcMl
I oaedtcime. betimes juW JMfc."
" ATARRH of the stomach is the cor-
rect name for most cases of dyspep
sia. Only aa internal catarrh remedy,
such as Peruna, is available.
A professor at the University of :
Virginia was endeavoring to impress
upon the youths of his class the mes
strous crime of using the adverb
"badly" where the adjective "had"
should be used.
"Now," he said, after an exhaustive
explanation, "if a man, should say to
you 1 feel badly,' what would yoa
"I'd think he had the, grippe, sir."
responded the wag of the class.
Starch, like everything else, is he
lag constantly improved, the patent
Starches put on the market 25 years
ago aie very different and inferior to
those of the present day. In the lat
est discovery Defiance Starch all in
jurious chemicals are omitted, while
the addition of another ingredient, in- -vented
by us, gives to the Starch a
strength and smoothness never ap
proached by other brands.
Sea Trout Fattened.
A sea trput was caught at Aberdeen
recently, which swam 120 miles in 49
days, and doubled its weight on the
way. It was marked and put in:o the
Coquet in-Northumberland, and when
recaaght at Aberdeen., its length was
not Increased. Its rapid gala in weight
being due to corpulence.
W oSar Om Hoadnt Dalian Bewart far aay
eaae of Catarrk that caoaot fea carat by Haifa
F. J. CHKNBV a CO., Toledo. O.
We. tka imifgaiiS. fcave kaowa P. J. Caeaey'
for the last 15 nan. aarf baltere him perfectly aon
erabla la all Doataeae tranf ttona aod financially
able to cany act aay ubdcatloaa made by his Arm.
Waldiho. Ki!(X.x a Maktic.
Whuievale Draagteu. Toledo. O.
Hair Catarrh Care to takes (menially, actlaar
directly apoa tb blood aad atacoo surfaces of iba
tyMecB. TentlmoBfaie teat free. Prtee'Sceuu far
bottle. Sold by all Droastata.
Take Hir Family Pill fur coaarjpattoa.
Whether you be men or women, yoa.
will never do anything in the world
without courage. It is the greatest
quality of the miad, aext to honor.
Lewis' Single Binder straight 5c cigar is
good quality all the time. Your dealer or
Lewis' Factory, Peoria, 111.
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