The Edmond Sun--Democrat. (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 8, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, December 18, 1896 Page: 4 of 4
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The Rev. P. S. Harrows, editor of
ihe Christian Register, of Hob ton, who
has been elected to congress, speaks
modern (ireek, and at a recent meeting
of Greeks in Itoston spok • to them in
Ihelr own tongue.
Siamese natives are enterprising
They bave subscribed the entire capi"
tal required to build a railroad from
Bangkuk to Potachaburi, on the east
toast of the Malay peninsula.
Many men in California watch sheep
for their health. Dozens of men claim
to hnve been cured of consumption
limply by putting in several months at
Water contaminated with organic
matter ill depressant when taken in-
ternally; though its greatest danger is
In its liability to contain contagious
The wedding ring is worn on tht
third finger of the left hand; it is re-
moved at the time of the wedding, and
assumed afterward us a guard to tlx
While in Kngland potatoes are grown
Slmost entirely as an esculent, abofat
1,000,000 tons are annually used in
France in the manufacture of starch
The mosquo of St. Sophia at Constan-
tinople was laid up in mortar perfum-
ed with musk. It was built a thousand
years ago, yet the musky smell is still
BENEATH THE MISTLETOE.
How do Sweet Margaret's dimples race
Around the roses of her face!
And I dare swear the force that stlrB
The flower that doth her bosom
Is that tumultuous heart of hers!
Who'll wager on the dimple race?
My glove, my glory and my bliss
That lovo can catch them with a kiss!
How do Sweet Margaret's flnger-tlps
Shield the rare ruby of her Hps!
But I dare swear her snow-white hand,
That doth the crimson so eclipse.
Shall fall before her heart's command!
Who'll race the rose-way to her Hps?
My glove, my glory and my bliss
Love wins the ruby with a kiss.
—Frank L. Stanton.
A CHRISTMAS SECRET.
Dy Helen Sorest Graves.
spend nny more
from home, my
dear," said Aunt
She sat knitting
by the kitchen Are
her mild eyes fixed
on the snow-flakes
which were flutter-
ing llko tiny white
butterflies against tho window panes.
Out In the distance beyond the square
wooden turret of Traxall church, she
tould see the crooked white stone under
which luy her old husband with leaf-
In acknowledging a wedding gift the | less rose-vines tangled above his cof-
note should be in the first person; it ii fln-lid. After all, what was there to
polite to include some pleasant expres-
sion of appreciation from the bride*
Don't Delay-Send at Once.
•■•in/ IOD a
JACCARD Jewelry Co., Broadway, cor. Locust
■treet. ST. LOUIS. It shows .1,000 of (he love-
liest thliitfiin Watches. Jewelry, Silverwares,
Clocks, and Husk Boies. It you will .tend .ISc
they will sl«t> send you a beautiful 5ollil Silver
fkarf or Stick Pin.
Millions of men in India live, marry
and rear apparently happy children j nolvad'aya.' You'll ha
upon an income which, eveu tho wife
works, is arely above 50 cents a week.
Thero aro fewer Komau Catholics,
proportionately, in Sweden, than in
fcny other European country—only 810
out of a population of 4,744,400.
Tho titanosaur, an extinct animal
whioh formerly lived In the Had Lands
was sixty-five feet in length and stood
thirty-eight feet in height.
The Yellow River is styled the "Sor-
row of China." It is estimated that its
Qoods in the present century have cost
China 11,000,000 lives.
Rayner, who lived the flat Just across
the hall. "I had promised to do this
copying for Lawyer Cortrlght, and now
I've sprained my wrist so that I can't
•von lift a pen. A twenty-dollar Job,
"Can't I do It?" gasped Janey, feel-
ing as If an angel from heaven had
come to light up her dreary lot with
his torch of promise. "I write a legible
exchange It for the silver-plated coffee-
pot your housewifely soul has so long
coveted. Eh. my love? And then we
can both enjoy It to-morrow on our
The dinner was a success. The poor
little widower, with the bald head and
shabby suit, was there; so was the
young man from the boarding-house;
so was the gray-haired lady from the
round hand, and I would take great flat above, who gave music lessons, and
urate. Oh, please let me
did not often have a meat meal. Mr.
and Mrs. Rogers were also there—
and everybody said what a nice Christ-
mas dinner It was for a young house-
keeper's first attempt.
Hut the most precious guest of all.
who sat Invisible at the right hand of
both host and hostess, was sweet con-
tent of heart.- Peoples' Home Jour-
pains to be ;
"It must be done
"I would do It at once, even if I sit
up nights to accomplish It," said eager
"Well," said Mrs. Rayner, "I don't
see why you shouldn't make the at-
tempt. Mr. Cortrlght has a righteous
horror of type-writing, and one does
like to earn a little money when ono
"But you must promise not to tell
Mrs. Rayner laughed.
"I'll promise." said she.
And to secure Rtlll greater secrecy
Mrs. Jones did the writing In her neigh-
bor's room, pretending to John that she All that he uses Is a bottle of Hohemlan
was spending the evening? with this glass, which Is covered with an or-
frlend or that, and making all sorts binary porcelain saucer and Ib half
of excuses and evasions mied with alcohol of % 92 degrees
"Yes." said Miss Elolsa Elton, John's Htrength. He heats this bottle in a bath
How to MHk« h Tempest In a Mottle
M. Errera, professor at the univer-
sity of Drussels, has succeeded and by
a very simple process, in making arti-
ficial rain, nays the New York Herald.
maiden aunt, who had not been In-
of water until the alcohol, the sides
vlted to tho ChrlatraaH dinner, nnd who j thP boUlo the saucer aro of an
resented the omission highly. She stood
In front of the little glass window In
the bank where John Jones stood all
day paying out money In various Aims, I cjogeiy
from thousand-dollar bills to packages
of the corroded cents, "There's some-
thing very queer about It. I've been
almost equal temperature. Then he
tukes it out of the bath, places It
•aK'fully on a table and observes It
varded by an interesting
sight. The vapor of the alcohol soon
fills the bottle, but the saucer cools rap
Address your invitation to "Mr. and
Mrs. James Robinson," even if your ac-
quaintance, a business one, is only
with tho gentleman.
There is a grapevine at Oys, Portu-
gal, which bears a sufficient amount of
prapesto make an average of 150 gal* !
Ions of wine a year.
Even if you do expect your exgage-
pent to be a long ono your parents
Ihould be informed of it and their con-
TO Ct'KR A COLD IN ONE l)AT.
Take Laxative Brorao Quinine Tablets. AH
DruifulsiN refund t >o money if it fulls to euro. SbO
The bride usually gives a piece of
Jewelry, oftenest a small brooek, to
herinaidsof honor and her bridesmaid.
The number of men at tho Rands-
burg mines has increased to 1,000. No j
Chinese are allowed there.
The Kev. E. L. Jenkius, of Alabama,
preached twenty seven sermons in uinu
days at Thonmsvillc, (la.
Water is not termed hard unless con-
taining 10 graino of lime or chalk per
r «° -
Americans use 81,000,000 tons of mi.
England has 10,000 men iraking ex.
The Souths yearly output 30,000,*
Returns to the heart of the victim bound In tl.e
chains ..f rheumatism. clyspelMila, «'n.fuln ca-
tarrh, when tiu- blood is enriched anil purified by
The One True Blood Purifier. All PruioriBts. ft
"Hood's I'ills ,
"Don't talk so. Aunt Chrystenah," said
Mrs. John Jones, who had come down
from New York to seo her aunt, and
also, If the truth must bo told, to try
to borrow a little money from her
for Aunt Chrystenah had laid up some-
thing, and her nleco had an exceeding
great longing to be able, this Christ-
mas day, to give a little present to her
patient, hard-working young husband.
"No, Janey," said the old lady, "I'm
obliged to you for tho Invite, all tho
lame as If I went. But I'm too stiff In
the bones nnd hard In the hearing to
lake much comfort away from homo
to keep your
Christmas without me, I guess, this
year. And as for lending you money,
t've but one answer to make, and that
"Oh, Aunt Chrystenah!"
"I mean to leave you all I've got,"
explained Aunt Chrystenah, "ono o'
theae days. Hut not till I'm done with
It myself. If I begin lending it to
you In driblets, there won't be nothln'
left of It. It's all put away, safe and
•ound, and It'll be yours some day."
Janey thanked Aunt Chrystenah,
with a sickening ai her heart, neverthe-
less. She fully appreciated the old
lady's kind Intentions; but, oh, If she
oould only have known how far—far
more acceptable a little of that money
would be now!
"I would pay you back In a very
ihort time, Aunt Chrystenah," said she,
"No, you wouldn't," said tho old
woman, "because you won't have tho
chance, and that settles the matter.
And now, If you've a mind to go up-
stairs In the garret and get that old
shepherd's plaid shawl 1 used to weur in
tho days when I was able to go to
meeting, you're welcome to It for a
Christmas present. It can be dyed,
and will make a real nice shawl."
"Thank you, Aunt Chrystenah," said
the young wife, rather spiritlessly.
She went slowly up the garret stairs
Into the great hollow, echoing space,
shadowed by dark beams, with the two
odd little setnl-clrciilar windows at
either end, where she had been used
to play ns a child.
Directly at the head of tho stairs
stood a great wooden chest painted
blue which bad belonged to some sea-
faring member of tho Jenkins family.
She opened It with something akin to
awe-in her childhood's days It had
been a penal offense to meddle with
tho "big blue chest"—and searched
among its lavender-scented treasures
for the plaid shawl. As she turned over
the various articles something chinked
tinder her hand, and, to her amazement.
It proved to be an old gray yarn stock-
ing. full of twenty-dollar gold pieces,
laid carefully among homespun blank-
ets and thriftily preserved articles of
"Janey, Janey! you ain't a-lookln' In
the blue cblst, be you?" It was Aunt
Chryatenah's voice calling from the foot
of the stairway "It's In that chlst o'
draws clear out under the eaves, close
to the old spinning-wheel and swifts."
"Yes, Aunt Chrystenah."
Janey Jones started away like a
guilty creature, and presently she came
downstairs with the old shepherd's
plaid shawl over her arm.
'it's very nice. Aunt Chrystenah,"
said she, "and 1 thank you very much
The first thing that Mrs. Jones did
when she came back to the gloomy city
flat that represented home to her, was |
to go around to the Jeweler's on Third i
avenue and purchase the seal ring with
the onyx setting which she had so cov-
eted for John. She loved John bo '
dearly she longed to see him decked j
out like other clerks Ju the bank with j
something which should prove that |
he, too. was not utterly forgotten at
Christmas. And. after all, she was I
only borrowing from Aunt Chrystenah ;
; —taking what would one
there several times of late, am! found j ,UR, th0 ; r warmer, „e.
her gone out. An,I there's been more j come8 ,ondenHeil a8 ,ooa m „
times than one, John, when I ve been
pretty certain she'8 been to home all
the time, only she didn't choose to open
the door, (Yes, I'll take It in small bills,
please- twos and ones). And that ain't
the worst of It! 1'vo seen her with
theso eyes- that's a ragged bill, John,
and I ain't certain o' beln' ablo to pass
It—a-comln' out of them down-town
law offices with u regiar dude of a fel-
low holding the door open for her to
pass out, and grinning as polite as a
basket of chips. And 1 dunno what
you think about such carryings-on,
John, but lin of opinion they'd ought
to be looked Into! Much obliged to
you!" and she went away with the
proceeds of the check she had been
comes condensed as soon as It come
in contact with It. The upper air in
the bottle also quickly becomes of a
lower temperature and real clouds soon
appear. These speedily become dis-
solved Into a multitude of tiny rain-
drops, which fall thickly, Just as an
ordinary rain shower. The bath of
water performs the function of the
sun, the alcohol represents the ocean;
the clear space beneath the saucer may
be compared to the- pure sky, which
dominates the somber mass of clouds
and the upper air In the bottle, chilled
by contact with the saucer, plays the
role of the cold atmospheric currents
which bring about tho condensation of
vapor Into clouds. We see, then, that
having cashed, safely clasped Into her j l*10 phenomenon is faithfully repro-
lllgator-akln reticule, leaving her duced in all Its details. A still more
nephew with a heart as heavy as lead striking result can be obtained by us-
wlthln bis bosom. ' ing a cold saucer In place of the warm
At this very momont Janey Jones I one. In that case the difference of
as walking over the Hwlftly temperature will be Increased an#l we
was walking swiftly over the snow-car- can witness a regular old-fashioned
poted roads past the Traxall burying- storm or hurricane. This Is, Indeed,
ground, toward the old red farmhouse J a tempest in a bottle.
Ith the wellsweep in Its rear, nnd the
small, raany-paned windows. strictly Truthful.
merry Christmas, Aunt Chrysten-
she said, bursting brightly into
the room where the old lady sat paring
deep-red apples for a dumpling. "I've
brought you a pair of knitted slippers
to wear over your shoes when your
feet are cold, these windy nights. I
made them myself. And, oh, Aunt
Chrystenah, may I Just run up to the
garret and get a bunch of dried bone-
t, John's cough troubles him, and
your dried herbs are bo much better
than we can get at tho druggist's!"
So the twenty-dollar gold coin was
put back among the blankets nnd 8° 1
shawls In the blue chest, and the hun-
dred-ton weight was off Janey Jones'
heart at last.
"Stop Janey!" called out Aunt Chrya-
tenah's shrill old voice from the foot of
the crooked wooden stairs, "I've been
kind o' thinkln' Hence you was here
last, nnd I want you to open the old
blue cheat "
"Yes, Aunt Chrystenah." 1862.
"And look in the corner below the
till, where Grandmother Blggltt's
green striped coverlet Is folded "
"Yes, Aunt Chrystenah."
"And take out two o' them gold
double eagles you'll find there In an
old stocking -one for you and one for
your husband. You're young folks, and
Crlmsonbeak—"I'll give that man
Windham credit for being truthful."
Yeast "Why?" He got up to speak
last night and he said he wouldn't
keep the audience a minute." "And
Is that as long as he kept them?"
"Yes; they all got up and left the
hall." Yonkers Statesman.
Mrs. Shrill—"So you won't get me
that new bonnet?" Mr. S.—"No, I
won't." Mrs. S.—"Very well. then. I'll
very temperance meeting that
omes along and people will think
the reason I ain't decently dressed is
because you've took to drink."—New
THE MOST USEFUL METAL.
first used for rall-
at Chalk Farn
near London, In
blast was Introduced into
> sometime between 1832 and
ON 11ER KNEES
it's 'most u pity you shouldn't enjoy
a little of your Inheritance. A Christ-
mas present, Janey. from the old aunt
who may never live to seen another
The tears were streaming down Ja-
ney's cheeks, as she hugged and kissed
the wrinkled old fairy godmother; but
she was obliged to make haste to catch
her train, with the precious coins In
her pocket, and the bunch of dried
buneset In her hand.
John waa sitting solitary and forlorn
by the ash-choked fire when she came
home, with sparkling eyes nnd cheeks
; Cur C« r 4rborB St.. Ckicm, I1L
-< uth Omaha. Neb.
QRUG STORE FOR 8 ALE I
Or would take partner If Ke*ii
Bargain in the Mat. \\ nt.
PENSIONS, PATENTS. CLAIMS.
jlOHN W MORRIS.eASHINGTON i) G.
I/It. I* IWI M. 1- 4JUJ.J LU14 tUj . a...
t>ar*d. DR. J.L.6TKFHENS. Lka*i«0M,0fiiu.
Our Native Herbs too? sent by mail anywhere,
for 86c in postage stamps. G. HARRT igt, Oaklu. I, Ua
own. What harm could there
And yet Mrs. Jones had reckoned
without her conscience, and that grim
aentlnel uprose in her heart when Bhe
least expected It. And as .Christmas
approached, with the shop-windows
garlanded with holly and red berries,
and the house-roofs glistened with
snow, Mrs. Jones was a miserable
If only she oould In some way earn
twenty dollars to pay back that money
to Aunt Chrystenah'a blue chest be-
"A thief' a thief!" she kept repeating
to herself "That's what I tun! Peo- ;
plo don't know It when they pass me
In the streets. The children In my ,
Sunday-school class don't mistrust It
when they stand at my knee. John i
j jon't dream of It when he tells me what
* neat, thrifty wife I am but I know
ii til the tiner
"We'll keep Christmas In a small j
I way, this first Christmas of our mar-
ried life, Janey," said the young hua- '
band. "We'll go marketing together ,
for the turkey aud the yellow pumpkin j
and the little Jar of mincemeat, and I'll i
ask poor old lisle, the fellow at the |
desk next to me. whose wife died last !
summer, and young Ferris, who has !
in I redder than Aunt Chrystenah'a big red
"Ah. John, In It you?" she said,
goyly. "Come, we must make haste
and do our Christmas marketing now.
I saw some beautiful oranges at Lln-
sty's. and such hollyherrles, and trails
of princess-pine, and a cluster of real
mistletoe—only think of that!"
John looked up with pale face and
haggard eyes, but he made no motion
' said he,
"What is Christmas t
"aln< • m> w Ife has de
"do to your darling young lawyer's
office, Jane!" said he. "My home la no
; place for a married flirt. Ah. you
! think I am ignorant of all these things;
I but you see you are mlataken!"
With a low cry Janey threw herself
on her kuees at his feet, and unbur-
I dened her soul to him.
"I was going to tell you all to-mor-
row on Christmas 'day," she sobbed,
"but since these dreadful fancies have
entered Into your heart. It Is right to
know all now. Forgive ine, dear-
forgive me for the only fault I have
committed being too anxious to be
"My brave little girl!" be said. "And
no home but a boarding house. You're I you copied all those weary folios, and
such a capital little housekeeper that s it up late and rose early, that 1 might
, It'll cost next to nothing And I shall j wear a ring on my Unger.''
I M ROWAN. MiiMau.ee. Wis
be proud to have them see what a home j "That
I've got and what a home maker." 1 loved yon
Janey smiled fulntly. might have
'Yes John sin aid "I'll try to j for theft It
huve thing . ul< > m possible" And ; tenah gavi
•he added to herself He doesn't know Inst."
that I am a thief!" | "I won't
light know how dearly
John And. after all, I
spared myself the theft—
as for good Aunt Chrya-
ne double the money at
ar the ring." said John.
"8o provoking! said sprlgUUy Mrs j "It'a too dearly purchased. But X'U
THE JOKER'S CORNER.
WIT AND WlfDOM. ORIGINAL
A Ghostly Apparition The Losg ami
the Short of It A Familiar Thru**
AINTY Marie An
On the crowded
I am certain that I
Dainty Mario An-
She is dead, I know,
I would swear to
what I say;
Dainty Marie Antoinette
On the crowded street to-dayf
I could tell her by that hat
That so regally she wore—
,'ollar, ribbons, and t^ll that.
Hut most surely by her hat;
Such a glory never sat
On another, as she bore—
Ah, the marvel of«that hat
That so regally she wore!
She is truly dead, I know;
Years have passed since then, and
From the land of long ago
Came this vision that I know—
Regift grace and brow of snow
Oh my Murle Antoinette.
She is dead to me, I know;
Years have passed since then, and
NASAL CATARRH FOR YEARS
SO-CALLED CATARRH CURES
FAILED TO CURE
Catarrh is caused by impure blood. The
best phyalcians say so. The only way to
cure catarrh is to purity the blood. Hood's
Sarsaparilla cures catarrh when all other
medicines fail, because Hood's .-arsaparilla
is The Only True Blood Purifier. This is
logical, and that it is true is proved by
thousands of testimonials like this:
"I was troubled with nasal catarrh for
many years. I doctored for it. and at ono
time took a dozen bottles of a so-called
catarrh cure, but without beneficial ellect.
I had read of cases where others
Had Been Cured l y Hood *
Surs , arilla, ami I determine I to try it. 1
took live bottles last year, and was highly
I pleased with tb«t relief obtained. I havo
I had no particular trouble from catarrk
since that time except a slight infiamation
when I catch cold. I have proved, in my
case, that Hood's Harsaparilla will cure
catarrh, and I also derived benefit in a
general way from its uae. It is an excellent
remedy, and I am glad to give my experi-
ence with it for catarrh for ths benefit of
those who may be similarly atllicted."
Mrs. John Lkiiman, 103 Wilkinson Street,
Brick cisterns require cemcnt instead
jf mortar. The latter gives up ita lime
and makes soft water hard. Water
containing even a small quantity of
lime is extravagant for laundry pur-
It is aaid that the output of iron from
Swedish mines, from which the best
steel tubing is made, has l>een sold for
the next four years, nnd only n fixed
quanity can possibly be delivered.
gODUine iirtirl< . which i« ns mu?h their opposite
*s day is to night. Ask ami take no *tih«titut« for I
the grand remedy f r malaria, dy«pep*is con«ti
patiun, rheumatism ond kidncv trouble.
A HulTulo girl reports having ridden
1,400 miles this year without a punt--;
ture. This speaks well for the improve-1
ment in tires.
In Genoa the price of a telephone
has been reduced from 830 to ?; a year.
Montana leads in wool growing.
She's just "poll parroting."
There's 110 prettinesa in pills,
except on the theory of "pretty
is that pretty docs." In that
case she's right.
do cure biliousness, constipation,
aud all liver troubles.
In Clark county, Ky
vero raised during the
Pittsburg is to have 1
< wi . .ICS. |.,f.isaut kind • erv
Free. C. c. >nlmer, Omaha St
, 500 flag pol«s w N u —W|(jHITA.—VOL. 9. NO 51
.atnpa g . When snuwerl ik Advertisement« please
shoe mill. 1 mention thlo paper.
Albert Bigelow Paine.
Orderly (to officer)-Do you want
me any longer, sir?
Officer- Well, no; 'pon my word, I
think you are long enough.—Fun.
A large part of the finest Iron and
at eel of commerce In made from mag-
A chemical authority states that sil-
icon, as well aB carbon, renders Iron
It Is said that the first cannon cast
In the United States was made at Hag-
The Iron deposited by the galvanic
battery Is grayish white and takes a
Mulhall says the United States pro-
duces one-third of the steel manufac-
tured In the world.
Ships built of steel are said to be
able to carry twenty per cent mors
freight than those of Iron.
The Bessemer method of manufac-
turing Iron and steel was patented
by Henry Bessemer Oct. 17 and Dec.
5. 1855. and Feb. 12. 1856.
Iron Is the only metal which appears
in more than one color. It is found of
every shade, from almost white as
silver to as black as charcoal.
In July. 1867. an Inventor named
William Robinson, announced the dis-
covery of a short and cheap method for
making wrought iron from cast Iron.
The tensile strength of Austrian gun
Iron Is 30.000 to 38,000 pounds per
square Inch; of Russian, 27.000 pounds,
and of Swedish, about 34,000 pounds.
The tinning of Iron, or what Is now
called galvanizing, was Invented by
some unknown artisan of Bohemia,
and was introduced into Kngland In
Although the different forms of Iron
are almost innumerable. It Is consider-
ed in the arts, under three different
names, wrought-lron. cast Iron, and
Mulhall estimates that the total val-
ue of goods manufactured from Iron
in the world In 1*90 was £212,200,000;
of steel, £256,700.000, making a total of
Iron pens are mentioned by Cham-
berlayne as early as 1685; steel pens
were made In the last century, and,
in 1820, steel pens were sold at £7 4s.
or about $36, a gross.
A strip of aluc soldered beneath a
gun barrel will protect the piece from
rust. Under ordinary circumstances,
zinc will protect Iron from oxidation
by galvanic action If the zinc sur-
face equals only one one-hundredth of
Every successful Christian life must
be a life of faith.
Growth in grace Is often helped by
having the grace to say no.
If some people would laugh more,
their doctor bills would be less.
As soon as thought finds a body, It
begins trying to move the world.
When a young lion Is hungry, how
much better off Is he than a wolf?
The wages of sin Is death, no matter
how promptly we pay our pew rent.
When praise Is going up. showers of
blessings are sure to be coming down.
Considering what God has done, will
soon lead 11s to rejoice In what he will
The Informal Prayer of Cyrus Brown.
"The proper way for a man to pray,'
Said Deacon l^emuel Keyes,
"And the only proper attitude
Is down upon his knees."
"No, I should say the way to pray,''
Said Rev. Dr. Wise,
"Is standing straight with outstretched
And rapt and upturned eyes."
"Oh, no; no, no," said Elder Slow,
"Such posture is too proud;
A man should pray with eyes fast
And head contritely bowed."
*'It seems to me his hands should be
Austerely clasped In front,
With both thumbs pointing toward the
Said I*v. Dr. Blunt.
"Las' year I fell In Hodgkin's well
Head first." said Cyrus Brown,
"With both my heels a stlckln' up,
My head a-plntln' down;
An' I made a prayer right then an*
Best prayer I ever aald.
The praylngest prayer I ever prayed
A-atandln' on my head."
—Sam Water Foss.
There is a 85,000 bicycle on exhibi-
j tion in Philadelphia. The frame is
: heavily ornamented with gold, the
hubs and pedals are gold, the handle
j grips are of pearl, and diamonds are
; set in the handle bar. It probably
1 would not ride any easier than a hun-
dred dollar wheel, aud doubtless is not
intended to be ridden at all; but some
one will buy it, just to say they havo
the most expensive bicycle in this
It is becoming a favorite occupation
witli the widows of great men to "write
for the press,"' as the contributions to
daily newspapers of Mrs. Henry Ward
Beecher, Mrs. Custer and Mrs. Logan
J would indicate. Mrs. Logan is the lat-
est of these to take to this form of lit-
j erature nnd during the past six months
she has written some graphic letters oJ
foreign travel for a Chicago journal.
Catarrh «annoc « urea
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they
cannot reach the seat of the disease, ca-
tarrh Is u lilood or constitutional disease,
and in order to cure It you must take in-
ternal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
taken Internally and acts directly on the
I blood and mucous surfaces. Halls ca- j
| tarrh Cure Is not a quack medicine. It :
I was prescribed by ono of the best phy- ]
I slcians In this country for years, and is ;
a regular prescription. It is composed of
I the best tonics known, combined with the
1 best blood purifiers, acting directly on the
mucous surfac. s The pel feet combina-
tion ..f the two ingredients is what pro-
duces such wonderful results In cut Ing
Catarrh. Hend for testimonials,.free.
F. J. CHEN NY &•' .. Props.. Toledo, O.
Bold by druggists, price 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett gayt
the Londoners a glimpse of the Ameri- '
:>an authoress in a new aspect—that of
a witty after-dinner speaker—the Lon-
don journals being full of praise of he*
speech at the dinner given her by the
Rain water should never be kept in
copper or lead lined cisterns, as the
contained carbolic acid and other gass:
es powerfully affect these metals
Very pure rain water will remove the
zinc coating from galvanized iron.
1 In every township. 3 days a week, dur-
! ing winter, to distribute samples, collect
j names of sick people and work up trade
I for their druggists on the 3 great family
| remedies: Dr. Kay's Renovator, Dr. Kay's
Lung Balin, and Kidneykura. Good pay
1 to man or woman. Send lor booklet and
: terms. I)r. B. J. Kay Medical Co., western
I office, Omaha, Neb.
■ On the state railways in Germany
the carriages are painted according to
I the colors of the tickets of their respec-
i tive classes. First-class carriages are
painted yellow, second-class green and
SPRAINS ®t. ^Incobs Oil the foil. Use
= and © it and promptly feel the cure. That's 1
% PAINS X all, but that is something sure.
Celebrating in 1897 its seventy-fust birth-
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It is made up of Four Charming Pictures in color, beautifully executed.
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An onyx stairway in the mansion of
The New Woman Defined. I R FMh avenuo (New York) millionaire
That was an interesting competition | cost something ovor 83(10,000 and is the
for Ihe host definition ot "the new finest thing of the kind in the world.
to new and old
woman" which was conducted recent-
ly by an English newspaper. The prize
went to this saying: "A fresh darn
on the original blue stocking." Among
other suggestions were: "Six of one
and half a dozen of the other." "One
who has not yet attained to be a
gentleman." "Man's newest and best
reason for remaining single." "Man-
Ishness minus manliness."
A Remedy H mdy.
Silas Peters (highly excited)—All th*
caows is dryin' up. pa.
Farmer Peters (calmly)—Wot uv It?
''h' pump a.n't.—Judge.
• II u Ii v la ( II
Queen Victoria now rulef 3(57,000,00f i
people, a greater number than has ever '
before acknowledged the sovereignity j
of either a king, queen or emperor.
Great epidemics litis j been caused by
impure water, and while danger is not i
always present, there is always tho j
FITS BtO|.|.r.l frui
nml ii«riuaii«iitly cured. No flit
III. I< II N <•! .<
rial bottl.- and ir. aun.
Even though you are acquainted only
with the bridegroom your present
should be sent to the bride.
Piso's Cure lor Consumption has been
family medicine with us since lm o.- J. !
, 2409 42d Ave., Chicago, Ills.
he Omaha Weekly World-Herald has an offer to make
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Ni:w Book, describing his great campaign In his own
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tfpTfflian&ra]^Mi^Ja i?gJl?gJaiPaiTBJBfjanplB rajJ^Sj
Running across an old friend In a
«treuse place -Pick-Me-Up.
j Sldestreet Mary, get dressed for the
I theater. I have two tickets for the
I matinee this afternoon—one of the
I best plays this season.
Mrs. Sldestreet Theater! With a
j wedding at No. 49 at two o'clock, and
j new people going to move Into No. 45
at thre«> o'clock! Well, I should think
"Minnie has been In to see me to-
day," said a little five-year-old. and
sho behaved like a lady."
"And I hope you did, too," said her
| "Yes. indeed 1 did; 1 turned stinier-
for her on the bed."
Next yaar is the centennial of th
silk hat. which first came into common
Paris in 1707
Alaska wants high liquor liccnse.
There is no soap
World that stands so high
in the opinion of thought
ful women as
washing clothes or doing housework, it can't be
equalled. Try it. Sold everywhere. Made only by
The N. K. Fairbank Company, - St. Louis.
With a better understanding of tho
transient nature of the many phys-
ical ills, which vanish before proner ef-
forts—gentle efforts-pleasant efforts—
rightly directed. There is comfort in
the knowledge, tha1-. so( many forms of
sickness are not due to uny actual dis-
ease. but simply "to a constiputed condi-
tion of the system, whfch the pleasant
family laxative. Syrup f Figs, prompt-
ly removes. That is why it is the only I
remedy with millions of families, and is
everywhere esteemed ho highly by all
Mrs. Chatterbox You told me to who value good health. Its beneficial
1 it U In
"U-ut I should be exulted above
measure Is tbe explanation of why
some unaccountable things Uapptu to i
many of us.
hold my tongue out ten minutes ago,
and you haven't oven glanced at It.
Dr. Wiseman—Oh. yes; I did that,
you know, so as to be able to write
Mr. Newman You're a nice little
Tommy—That's what they all say
when they first m et sister.
Celling the Heat of Him.
"What Ii meant by saying that a
man Is cou\alt being?"
"That he bus outwitted bis doctor."
effects are due to the fact, that it is the
one remedy which promotes internal
cleanliness without debilitating tho
organs on which it nets. It is therefore
all important, in order to get its bene-
ficial effects, to note when you pur-
chase. that von have the gentiiue arti- I
fie. which is manufactured by the Cali-
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only and sold by
all reputable druggists.
If in the enjoyment of good health,
and the system 'is regular, laxatives or
other remedies are then not needed. If
afflicted with anv actual disease, one
may he commended to the most skillful
physicians, but if in need of a laxative. !
ono should have the best, and with the j
well-informed everywhere, Syrup of
Figs stands highest and is most largely
used and gives most general satisfsct ioa \
rAS It your own baby or your neighbor's
that drove sweet sleep awav? It's all on-
necessary. Cascarets Can^y Cathartic,
sweet to the taste, mild but effective, stop sour
stomach and colic in babies, and make papa's
liver lively, tone his intestines and purity his
eat CASCARETS LK/Jlc^DY
They perfume the breath and make things all right all
arouna. At your druggist's 10c., 25c., 50c., or mailed
for price. Address
STCNLINQ SEMIDV OOMPANY. OHIOAOO oh NSW YORK.
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