The Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 25, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 11, 1895 Page: 4 of 4
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CHAT FOR SPORTSMEN.
A mocntain lion mensuringntncfcpt
from the tip of it tall to Its nose was
Wiled near Hope 11. C rcccntlj'.
Tint prince of Wales backed one of
Crokcr's hordes nt Newmarket nnd re-
port says that Croker not to be outdone
in pood feeling backed the prince's
horse nt Eporn.
A doo twelve months old. standing SO
inches high nnd weighing 133 pounds
as big wt a good-sized calf Is owned by
I T. Wilson of Cattlcsburg Ky. It is
a German decrhound of the sarao
species as Bismarck's two favorites.
Tjieiie will bo good deer hunting In
Maine this year. In many district. re-
cently numbers of the nnlnmls havo
been seen on farms nnd in fields very
lose to settlements and villages which
the hunters tako to indicate a great
plenty of the game In the woods.
Dn. W. 0. Giiace is playing extraor-
dinary cricket this year. In tho first
jnontii of play in ten innings ho bus
scored 1010 runs which is n good rec-
ord for n whole season. Ills nverngo
for completed Innings is 119 and In-
cludes four centuries two of them
being over 250 each. At this rato ho
will beat the record of his best year
18T0 and English cricketers think ho
ought to be knighted.
Lewis Loxo of Lyon county Ky.
has been kept poor because of tho
number of little shoes he has had to
buy. He Is tho father of twenty-eight
children and has had five wives.
Taul Gee of Lamar Mo. Is a col-
ored man eighty-five years of age who
has thirty-eight children distributed
over Virginia and Missouri.
Edison's great-grnndfathcr lived to
the ago of ono hundred and two. His
grandfather died at one hundred and
three and one of his aunts at ono hun-
dred and eight while his own father Is
still alive at ninety.
0.e of the smallest men In Maine
and doubtless in tho country. " John
U. Kobblns of llclfast a natlvo of
Deer Isle. He is thirty-one years old
Is thirty-six Inches high and weighs
thirty-seven pounds and six ounces.
James FosTEn a remarkable old no-
pro of Allen county Ky. Is dead at tho
age of eighty-seven. He never nsked
for ono cent credit ncvei owed a dime
In his life and when he died owned
three hundred acres of land unincum-
bered and plenty or stock.
"Mr big brother belongs to tho Seventh
regiment" said littlo Nell proudly "an'
ray how noble ho looks when he's all
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A MOUNTAIN VIEW.
The oxen climb the steep rosd patiently.
Ana make pause at tho summit pontine
Their dull eyes dropped. Tho teamster
Tccts tho cool brcczo that stnits In minor key
And stirs tho pines that darkly cravcly riso
And moss-decked silvern birches bares his
And In his brief rest turns his searching
Where fartelow the grassy pastures spread.
And wheat fields Stttlo distant cheeks ot
And yellows whero a creek clcams here nnd
And homesteads dot the valley everywhere
With dusty roads wound crookedly between;
And circling peaks island hlyh and hazy
As though the throbbing life f mnn were not.
The brawny teamster scans tho boundless
And smiles and rests his eyes on one meek
A far faint rjlmpsei but hit wnrm love makes
Tho little weather-beaten house tho shed
The row of bee-hives faded blue and red.
The rarden thriving from tho morning's
The pinks that edgo the tan-bark walk and
Their sweetness out; the whlto phlox freshly
The little child that toddles round the door
This do his fond eyes see and this alono.
Emma A. Opper In Youth's Companion.
ICorriucnT. I&n ht the Autuuh all.
CHAITKIt XVIII. CONTINUED.
Up from the gulch came tho Indians
but half n mile behind nnd again their
blood-curdling jells rang out upon the
air. On they Hew pursued and pursu-
ers nndltrown's heart sank within him
when lie noted that the Indians were
rapidly closing the gap between them.
Spurring his horse to Its greatest ex-
ertions n groan escaped from Cie sol-
dier's now bloodless lips for the ani-
mal began to perceptibly slacken its
Bpeed. His powers of ciulurauco were
almost exhausted and It was evident
that lie could go but little further.
The fort was yet two miles distant und
eenpe now bcehied impossible.
"Zip! Zip! Zip!" The bullets from
the rillcs of the Indians began to fly
Pulling the jaded horse behind a bar-
ricade of rocks which rose by the trail
Urown sprung to the ground and cried:
"Get into the saddle Alice nnd push
on toward the fort. Tor tho lovo of
God hasten nnd I may be able to hold
them nt bay xintll you ccnpe. Fly my
darling lly for not an instant must bo
To his utter amazement the brave
girl hi id from the horse's buck and
with pale but determined face replied:
"So Ned I will not leave you. You
risked your precious life for me! nnd It
would be cowurdly forme to desert you
now. If you must die here I will die
There wns no time for further urg-
ing for thu yells of the Indians now
camo to them with startling distinct-
ness as they rapidly came on. Gaining
a position from which he could seo
over tho rocks thu soldier leveled his
repenting ride nnd began to discharge
It with deadly effect.
tio unexpected wus thu flro thut the
Indians recoiled and springing from
their- ponies in confusion sought for
shelter lehlud tho rocks which dotted
tho mesa. From their cover they kept
up n scattering lire but their bullets
ilew harmlessly overhead or were llat-
tened against tho rocky breastwork
which nature had provided.
Veering cautiously over the bnrrlcado
the brave soldier watched his foes with
eagle eyes tiring whenever u feathered
head came Into view.
There came a cessation In the firing
of thu Indians and ho heard them call-
ing out to each other from their sepa-
rated positions behind the rocks and
surmised that they weru planning a
sudden dash upon their hiding-place.
His heart becamu as lead in his breast
for ho well knew that although his
rifle might do deadly work as they ad-
vanced they would certainly over-
power blm nnd death would speedily
In his eagerness to get n good shot
nnd thus still further intimidate the
savages he raised himself yet higher
ubovu thu rocks and the next instant
fell backward into tho urms of his be-
trothed the warm blood spurting from
a bullet wound in his breast.
"Oh Ned Ked you are hit! You nro
killed!" she cried In-agony. "Oh! my
sin: 1.00KKD ovKii tiik hocks.
God my God what shall I do? Fcther
in Heaven save him save him!"
With a great effort ho said:
"lie bravo Alice my love bo brave.
'Tls not much. I am only only stunned
a little. I will re recover in a In 11
Ills face grew deathly pale and
blood oozed forth from his pallid
lips. Alieo almost screamed with
fright und her voice trembled with
agony ns she said:
"Oh Ned my poor durling you are
dying. They havo cruelly murdered
you! Father in Heaven tnko mc with
With nn almost superhuman effort he
seemed to rally his fast departing
strength und said:
"I am not so badly hurt as you think
Alice und can yet protect you. The
shock of tho shot madu mu feel faint
but it has passed llnlso mo up In your
arms dearest so 1 cau see over the
rocks. I will yet leat them back.
They shall never harm you my be
loved liaise mo up. There now
rouso your hopes. Ah! bear their
fiendish yells! They think they have
us now but will soon learn their error."
Alice exerted nil ncr strength In do-
ing ns he requested nnd again his rifle
rung out as the Indians supposing he
hnil been killed were securing their
ponlci nnd preparing for a descont
upon the maiden. Again they sought
shelter lichlnd the rocks and resumed
their desultory lire.
Tho effort proved too great for the
wounded man nnd ho snnk bnck henr-
Uy into Alice's arms. She now became
almost paralyzed with fright ns she
gently let him down upon the ground.
He looked up into her hlnnchcd face
and with n smile so ghastly that It
seemed to betoken tho approach of
death said faintly:
"Why do you weep. Alice darling. I
am not badly hurt. I feel very very
weak hut it Is only only from
loss of blood. I will rally in a moment.
Kiss mc Alice. The pressure of your
dear lips will nerve mc me mo for
one mo more effort."
Shu pressed her trembling lips to his
"Xed you arc dying! You arc dying!
I can see it In your poor dear eyes.
Oh! must you die so cruelly and for
mc? Don't close your eyes darling
you frighten me so! I cannot lear it!
Speak to mo once ugain Ked! Oh! ho
is dying he Is dying!"
She gave way to her great grief in
tho most pitiful sobs. The wounded
man made a great effort to rally his
strength and feebly said:
"Alice do not despair. I I I I am
very very faint but I '
A fiendish yell from the Indians cut
short his speech and Alice 11 cold glit-
ter of desperation coming Into her
eyes laid his head gently on the
ground seized his rillc and with a
strnngc ring In her voice said:
"You defended me to your death my
lost darling. Kow I will defend you
till death calls mu to go with you into
the dark slindow?"
liaising herself she looked over the
rocks and to her amazement saw that
the Indians were hastily mounting nnd
rapidly reti eating. At the same in-
stant a rumbling sound from the direc-
tion of thu fort fell upon her ears and
casting her eyes In that direction she
observed a greut cloud of dust raising
In the air. Springing to the side of her
lover she cried:
"Oh! Xed darling If you arc yet
alive rouse yourself. The troops are
coming from the fort."
Hut the pale lips rehired to move
nnd the eyes were closed as if in death.
With a wild shriek of agony she raised
her hands aloft and fell across his
body asii troop of cavalry thundered
up to the spot Col. Sanford ut Its head.
When Private llrown regained con-
sciousness he found himself lying on a
cot in thu hospital with thu post sur
geon bending over him.
"How do you feel now my man?" the
doctor asked kindly.
"Very weak and faint sir. How
came I here? What Is tho matter with
"You have been very sick llrown.
Cau you not recall the past? Do you
not remember being wounded by the
"Wounded? The Indians? What In-
dians?" Hu looked up ut tho surgeon
"Try to remember. Keclf you cannot
recall your desperate fight with the In-
dians from behind the rocks."
llrown elosed his eyes nnd endeavored
to collect his truant thoughts. Slowly
faintly and indistinctly at first but
growing clcnrer and clearer as his delirium-prostrated
brain regained power
tho rescue the desperate ride for life
and thu battle all came back to him.
"Oh! tell mc doctor was she was
"Calm yourself my boy. The least
excitement may yet undo till my work
In my efforts to save you. Miss Sanford
is safe with her father."
"God be praised" ho fervently said
great teurs of joy starting iu his pain-
dimmed eyes. "How long have I been
'Tor four days. You havo been de-
lirious nil that timu and very nenr to
dentil but you have now passed the
crisis and there Is a good chaucu for
your recovery. You lire built of good
material llrown. That shot would
havu killed any ordinary man."
"And Alice doctor Miss Sanford
has she been to sec me?"
"lleen here to sec you Indeed? Why
the littlo witch will scarcely tuku timu
to eat and sleep but wants to sit here
by your side nil the time. Tho young
lady Is filled with grutltudo toward
you llrown for your heroism In rescu-
ing her from a horrible fate and the
whole garrison is singing your praises.
It was a brave undertaking my boy
a noble heroic venture successfully ac-
complished." A smilu of gratification spread over
his pale wan face. Ho cared not for
thu laudations of the people of tho gar-
rison. His Alice had been near him
and that was worth more to him than
would havo been the plaudits of thu
"llns Col. Snnford asked after me
doctor?" There was an eager look on
his face as he put the question.
"Col. Sanford calls to see you several
times a day llrown. You cannot real-
ize thu dangerous position in which
your care places me. Tho colonel has
given mo thu most emphatic ordeisto
save your life und says if 1 let you die
ho will at once havo inu taken out nnd
shot- Now you see tho peril which
confronts me und you must do nil you
enn to hasten your recovery by implic-
itly obuying my orders. You must not
speak another word. You have talked
too much already. You must remem-
ber my life Is ut stake my man."
lie smiled knowingly as he referred
to the colonel's blustering threat.
There was n smilu of perfect peace and
satisfaction on tho palu fneo of the
wounded man ns he closed his eyes to
re licet over what tho surgeon had told
him. Alieo was with him almost con-
stantly and of course it must Iks
with her father's consent. And tho old
commander himself called several
times dally to ask after him. This
knowledge wus sweet to his soul and
ho felt supremely happy. Gradually
his senses grew more und more in-
active and lie soon sank into a sweet
refreshing sleep the first since ho had
been brought into thu hospital. Tho
surgeon bent over him und noted hi
strong regular breathing and boftly
felt his pulse.
"Hxeclleiit! Excellent!" ho said to
himself "llrown my bruve loy you
nro worth a whole regiment of dead
When Col. Sanford found his
daughter onco more safe in her home
ho acted In n rannner that at times
almost made her fear he was losing his
reason. He w ould call her many times
n day to come to him nnd clnsplng her
closely In his nrms ns If ho feared she
might ngaln be taken from blm would
weep like a child nnd mutter praises
nnd thnnks to Heaven for her dellver-
nncc from death. The old man's heart
was filled with joy immeasurable nnd
the light of love wns never beforo so
bright ns now ns he gazed upon her
The day following her return he
called her Into Ills business office and
"Sunshine that young scapegrace
saved you from God only knows what
fntc nnd I must rewnrd him. I wnnt
you to tell mc all you know of him
from your first meeting to the present
"Papa dear may I not give it to yon
in writing?" she asked a slight flush
suffusing her face.
"Yes daughter that's military.
Make a full report to me In writing
nnd place it in my hands nt the earli-
est possible moment. Give your old
bear of a father 11 kiss nnd get to work
on your ofllcinl report at once dear."
Shu kissed hlrn once twice thrice
nnd ran uwuy to her room. Her pen
flew over the paper with great rapidity
as she fully freely wrote down every
detail of her relations with the pri-
vate soldier from their first meeting
until tho present moment. She told of
his enlistment being ignorant of the
fact that tho colonel had gotten a full
report of that from Private Lannan
told of their many meetings of mutual
love nnd of her urgent appeal to llrown
to go to her father and tell him all
and nsk his sanction to their engage-
ment. Nothing wns withheld nnd
when the statement was completed
she took it to her father's office luid it
on the desk before him kissed him pas-
sionately and ran away to her room
her young heart throbbing with anx-
iety. That afternoon he sent for her and
when she came in hu softly said:
"Sunshine I have just written a
detailed report of your capture
and rescue to tho secretary of
wnr nt Wnshlngton and of course
fully advised htm of that j'oung
profligate's action in the matter. I
have made certain recommendations
regarding him which I trust will be
considered favorably. My orderly is
nwuy on un errand und I thought yov
SIIK J'lClCBD UP THE PAPER.
might like to lake a hand In the pro-
ceedings by yourself mailing tho re-
port. Take It to the post office dear."
He had never spoken to her more
tenderly and In the knowledge that
ho had read her paper nnd was fully
cognizant of all that existed be-
tween herself and Drown his kind-
ness of tone and tender expression as
ho looked into her face filled her heart
with n great joy.
"Did you recommend his discharge
from the service papa?" she asked.
"Thut is no affair of yours little
chatterbox" he replied. "You should
not try to pry Into official business. If
I want to get thu rascal out of the
service It Is nobody's business but my
own. Go mail the report nnd then
come back to me. I want to tnlk to
When she returned she found her fn-
ther sitting on tho porch reading a
late paper. Shu sat down near him
and wnlted for him to open up the con-
versation her heart throbbing wildly.
Furtively she glanced at his face but
it was us calm as a summer day. Finally
he looked up nnd said:
"Sunshine I have just been reading
a story here of u young girl of about
your age who like yourself was
brought Into great peril. She was
penned in n burning building in New
York nnd a bruve fireman at the risk
of his own life rushed Into the blind-
ing smoke up tho blazing stairs and
lowered her from her chamber window
with n rope. In attempting to descend
he fell nnd was badly injured nnd was
taken to a hospital. Thut joung girl
belonged to a rich aristocratic family
and the fireman wns u poor obscure
fc'low no higher in the world per-
haps than an ordinary private soldier
and she went to the hospital nnd
nursed him nnd cared for him us lov-
ingly as if lie had been her equal in
thu eyes of the world until hu recov-
ered. She was a noble girl Alice and
damme she done just ns 1 would have a
daughter of mine do under like circum-
stances." Ilo threw down tho paper and
inarched abruptly into the house leav-
ing her staring after him in wonder.
She picked up tho paper herself to
rend tho interesting story. She
glanced hurriedly over the prominecit
headings but taw nothing referring to
n fire. She then turned her attention
to thu minor nrtieles but tho Item re-
ferred to seemed to bo hiding from her
eyes. From page to page shu turned
but only to Hud her search fruitless.
How could she hnvc overlooked a story
which had caught her father's eye? Ite-
ginnlug nt thu top of tho first column
of tho first page she went carefully
over the paper column uftcr column
scanning every paragraph until tho
bottom of the last column wus reached.
There was not In tho whole paper a
word about a girl being rescued from a
Then a great light seemed to break
in upon her. A half joyous half wond-
ering look camo over her face then
vanished beneath n smile of the most
"Just ns I would havo a daughter of
initio do under like circumstances."
TO BR CONTINUED.
Tho Only Our.
For tho famous charge of tho Light
Hrigudo nt llaluklava only ono Vic
toria cross was awarded to nn officer.
It was given to Lieut A. It. Dunn whe
saved thu life of u non-commissioned
officer by cuttiug down thrco Russian
lancers and luter in tho huttlo altc
mved life of n private. Thu decora-
tion was recently sold atpublle nuctlon
J A ri.Aiii of lightning It Is said equnl
. 12C00 horso power.
Corn Oysters: Half can of corn
chopped line one egg half a cup of
milk season with pepper and Knit. Add
n little flour or tine rolled cracker
crumbs to ranko baiter. Heat butter
and lard In equal proportions in skil-
let drop batter In little cakes the size
of an oyster. Turn when brown.
Ham nnd Kggs: Fry nicely slices
of ham pour off the fat free from sedi-
ment hent it hot and break In the
eggs ono at a time being careful not
to break the yolks dip the hot fat
over them till the whites are scL Put
tho ham in the center of the platter
placing an egg on each piece. Sur-
round with parsley and celery leaves.
Cocoanut Halls: Measure two cups
of freshly grated cocoanut. Heat the
whites of two fresh eggs to a stiff
froth add four tablespoonfuls of pow-
dered sugar mix well and stir Into the
cocoanut. Make into bnlls using dry
sugnr to hold them together. Lay on
n greased paper on a tin in n warm
oven and bake until n light biown.
Light Walllcs: Sift one quart of
flour ndd two teaspoonfitls of salt a
pint of worm water and half a pint of
milk mix well and add one-half a cake
of compressed yeast beat well set to
rise over night. In the morning ndd
three beaten eggs n tnblespoonful of
melted butter and Hour to thicken the
batter. Hake in ell-greased waffle
Irons. Farm and Home.
Maltre d'Hotel llutter: Put a
qunrter of n pound of fresh butter in-
to a bowl with one heaping tuble-
spoonful of chopped parsley the juice
of two lemons half n tenspoonful of
salt nnd a quarter of that quantity of
white pepper. Mix these ingredients
to a cream und put in a cold place till
required. This is an excellent sauce
for broiled or fried fish and meats.
To Wash Lace Curtains: Soak
overnight In cold water put on to
boll In plenty of cold wnter to which
has been ndded a tnblespoonful of am-
monia and n teaspoouful of turpen-
tine. Tills Is tlie quantity for a clothes-
boiler of water lloil wring out nnd
rinse in two wnters. Stiffen with a
weak starch and dry on stretchers.
They will be white and clean without
tho wear and tear of rubbing. Fine
handkerchiefs nre nice washed in tills
manner. M. E. Smith iu Farm and
Lemon Pudding: Add one quart of
milk unskimmed to two cups of bread
crumbs and when well soaked mix In
tho yolks of four eggs beaten very
light with onu cup of granulated
sugar; add two tablespoonfuls of
butter melted and grated rind of one
lemon. When well mixed turn Into a
greased pudding disli und bake. Do
not let it be over-done for it will then
bu watery. Make a meringue of tho
whites of the eggs nnd one-half of a
cup of pulverized sugar und fluvor
with the juice of tho lemon. Spread
on the pudding when cold and brown
in a quick oven. Prairie Farmer.
Favorite Pudding: The necessary
ingredients are one egg "lie-third of n
pint of milk a quarter of an ounce of
gelatine one ounce of castor sugar.
Soak gelatine iu a small quantity of
the milk beat the yolk of the egg
aud.add it to the milk witli the ounce
of sugar ltring the rest of the milk
to the boll nnd pour it over the gela-
tine etc.; stir well and let the mixture
boil ngaln. Directly It reaches boiling
point pour it on to the well-beaten
white of egg mix the whole thorough-
ly pour into a mold. The pudding
must not be stirred or shaken till cold
when it should be turned out nnd It
will look like 11 thick cream surmount-
id by a clear jelly. Leeds Mercury.
When Thry Should II (Inlhercd unit How
Next to tho fruits we eat no other
part of our food is more healthful than
the succulent green vegetables of the
irarden. We can not nil have gardens
it our back doors and Hie next best
thing is to insure ns regular n supply
of fresh vegetables as we can com-
mand. With modern facilities of transporta-
tion our supply of fresh green vrgeta
blcs throughout the entile year is now
assured. Kren for people of very lim-
ited means a supply may now bo hud
from March to December. In a proper
supply of the commercial vegetables
we may find relief from many of the
disorders which impose suffering and
misery whose intensity no drug will
permanently relieve and no nostrum
guarantee complete exemption from.
The numerous kitchen garden plants
enable the frugal housewife to serve
as man j- tempting dishes us her rivals
in France and sunny Spain
All the kitchen garden dainties
known to thu well-supplied city mar-
kets of the Atlantic seaboard are cap-
able ot greater variety of treatment
than they ordinarily receive in tho
average housohold. If no great diver-
sity of cooking should be practiced on
asparagus cauliflower spirach peas
and Brussels sprouts more simple
sauces might be made with cream egg
and salad oil than is now made with
butter and flour. It Is about time Hint
crude Hour In uny form should cease to
'be used for these purposes.
In the selection of garden vegoUible-
growers of their own stock are always
careful to take such pease only as nro
ready. Nearly all tho market peaso
one finds nre mtxed as to agu and size
so hopelessly that they are not at all
enjoyable. Peaso need to be gathered
ns they ripen und not in the mechan-
ical routine In which they nro usually
taken from thu field for the purpose of
clearing tho land by the acre in a
strictly consecutive order. Hero lies
nil the dlfferenco between the Kuro-
pcan and the American grower.
Another important feature of the
kitchen work Is tho prcdomlnnnt prac-
tice of having the wuter in which the
grcco stuff is to be cooked nt a lower
temperature than boiling undnotsoft-
enlng the water with a little soda to
One reason why Hrussels sprouts and
broccoli do not receive more attention
Is becr.use so few people know how to
gnther and market them properly and
to cook them In water properly pre-
pared. These things need water at
boiling point and softoncd with soda
ns for pease; beans carrots and tender-leafed
cabbago require just as
rareful treatment ns the other arti-
cles. Vhatever of tenderness and en-
joyment there is In Uno vegetables
must depend mainly on the cooking.
It Is the touch of skill which makes
und its absence destroys ull possibility
of enjoyment. Baltimore American.
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VttV1 ABSOLUTELY PURE
ADVENTURES OF A bOTTLE.
Cast Upon the Waters It Retarned After
In June 1603 Lieut- II. T. Mnyo of
the United States navy in charge of
tho hydrographlc office at Port Towns-
end Wash. gave tho cnptnln of tho
Northern Pacific steamer Victoria a
bottle which he nsked him to drop Into
the sea when his ship was about lialf-
wuy across the Pacific on its voyage to
China so as to test the currents. The
bottle says the Chicngo Record was
securely corked and scaled nnd con-
tained n request printed in seven dif-
ferent lnnguagcs including Russian
Chinese nnd Japanese that whoever
found it should send It to the nearest
custom house In the United States
with the date and the location when
and where It was first seen. On July
4 1893 when tho vessel was In latitude
forty-nine degrees thirty-two minutes
north nnd longitude one hundred nnd
seventy-five degrees nnd forty-two
minutes west Second Officer Dobson
of the Victoria took tho bottle and
with u swing of his long arm cast it
Into tho. water. Ono morning a few
weeks ago when Lieut. Mayo camo
down to Ids office he found on his desk
a package wrapped In nn ancient nnd
much soiled German newspaper which
to his surprise was found to contain tho
very bottle ho sent on that queer
errand nbout sixteen months before.
Tho janitor said tho package had been
left thereby two rough-looking sailors.
Upon drawing the cork the lleutcnunt
found a rude inscription upon the back
of his carefully printed instructions
"Here's your bottle. Found (on such
and such n date In such nnd such lati-
tude and longitude). Tho next time
you cast a bottle ndrift plcaso put
something else In It besides a piece of
Why the I rait of Athens Is Always Too
Green to Kat.
It Is the way of travelers to complain
of the food they nre obliged to eat In
foreign countries. Whether it is nn
American in Hurope or a European In
America the result is much tho same.
Wo like thu things to which wc nre ac-
customed. When Kdmond About wns
In Greece he enrried matters so far ns
to object to eating green peaches. He
was in the bazaar at Athens says the
"Wouldn't It be possible to get some
ripe peaches?" ho asked the vender.
"I think not"nnswered tho Athenian.
"But pray tell me why?"
"Wo have no good roads. If the
farmers should try to bring ripe fruit
to market on mule-back It would arrive
in the shape of marmalade."
"Hut at Corfu nlso the peaches were
green and they have good roads and
bring the fruit to town In wagons."
"Ah well" said the man "there is
another reason. The farmers have no
money nnd they have creditors. They
can t wait for fruit to get ripe.
There says About you have a fuir
example of the statu of Grecian agricul-
ture. A French gardener being nt Smyrna
noticed thut the Greeks had almost no
vegetables iu their gardens tomatoes
everywhere and scarcely anything else.
"Why don't you raise other tilings?"
he asked. "Asparagus now. Your soil
Is just right. You would make a fine
thing of it. I will furnish you with
"How soon should wc get crops?"
"In four years at the longest."
"Four years! Are you crazy? Do you
suppose we would spend money to get
something back in four years? We
should be bankninttwcntv timesovcr "
Arpi.iCAXTS for enlistment in the
United States army ure subjected to a
rigid examination nnd only about ono
in twenty-five Is accepted.
Tiik mother of Vauban the French
military engineer was very skillful in
mathematics and gave her son a taste
for the same line of studies.
Boo tho exclamation used to fright-
en children Is a corruption of Huh the
name of a famous Gothic general. It
has been used as a terror word for cen-
turies. Our government has had fourteen
grca't Indian wars which ure estimated
to have cost It not less than $150000-
000 and as much more in privato loss
was sustained by individuals.
Two sergeants of tho Halifax garri-
son havo just been arrested in London
for desertion. They say they went on
board a steitmer to see a friend off
fell ablecp and wcro out at sea before
The will of Mrs. Mary Jean Brad-
ford a South Boston lady provides a
f 1000 trust for tho care nnd mainten
ance of her parrot a bird which she
owned for twenty years.
Tusks of the mammoth havo been
found of a length of nine feet meas-
ured along tho curve.
San Fiiancisco manufactures each
year about $1.10000000 worth of goods.
ON THE ROAD
to recovery the
who is taking
hood ana moth-
erhood the "Pre
scription " is a
adapted to her
ing and strength-
ening the system
and curinir the
derangements of the sex. Why is It so
many women owe their beauty to Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription? Because
beauty of form and face radiate from the
common center health. The best bodily
condition results from good food fresh air
and exercise coupled with the judicious
use of the "Prescription."
It reaches the origin of the trouble and
.tfS Vood SL
A CnicAao vocalist enrns fifty dollar
a day by singing for phonographs.
Hnim Anton Skidl Is to direct tho
Wagner concerts In London next sea-
son. Fifti:i:n girls about ten years of ago
form tho choir In a Congregational
church at Atchison.
Mil. Cowen's "Harold" to bo given
soon at Covent garden will be tho first
opera by an English composer sung In
English ever given during n "grand
opera" season. '
"Pktiiuccio" by a Mr. Mnelean won
tho prize of ono hundred pounds ster-
ling offered for the best one-net opera
by nn English composer. There weru
Mn. and Mkh. HnxsciiEi. are coming
to America next season on a concert
tour; so nre Mine. Albnni Mile. .An-
toinette Trcbelll M. Oudricck tho vio-
linist; Morris Rosenthal the pianist
"Ii. TnovATonn" has just been per-
formed for tho three hundredth time at
tho Vienna opera house n record
equnlcd by no work by a living com-
poser nnd only by some of Mozart'sand
Miss Blanche Dinolf.y of Auburn
Mc. has signed a contract nt a gener-
ous salary as harpist nnd pianist in a
concert company composed entirely of
ladies which is to give n scries of con-
certs in western nnd southern cities tho
Ten Thousand Miles or Thirty
It matters npt which may subject you to
sen sickness on tho "hriny deep.' Whether
you are a ynchUmuu an ocean traveler out
for a day or two's Ashing on the salt water
or even nn iuland tourist In feehlo health t
vou ought to he provided Willi Hostcttcr's
Stomach Bitters a valuab'e remedy for
nausea colic biliousness acidity of the
stomach malaria rheumatism nervousness
und sick headache. Lay In an adequate
Skilled Ltnon. Friend "I'm told that
most prescriptions cost littlo or nothing to
make up." Druggist "Yes ; hut we charge
for deciphering the penmanship nud trans-
lating the Latin." Puck.
lie Trucked tho Nervo to Mukc Her Iluppy.
Upon receipt of jour address wo will
mall free a package of beautifully Illus-
trated transparent cards picturing and cx-
pluiningjust how nnd why men frequently
suffer from nervous troubles that prevent
their doing the 1 jht thing nt tho tight time.
Edition limited. Ad. mcntloninir this pa-
per. Sterling Hcmcdy Co. New York City
Ladies in stockholder's box (who are bc-
InghisHcd for talking loudly) "As if wo
8afett to mother and child and less un-
pleasantness after confinement result from
uscof "Mother's Friend." Sold by druggists.
Sua "This Is so sudden 1 You must ask
mnnitna." He-"Oh that's all right. Bhe
has given me severid hints already." I'uck.
Wc think I'lso's Curo for Consumption is
tho only mcdlcino for Coughs. Jennie
1'iNCKAiii) Sprin3eld Ills. Oct. 1 1WH.
"WiLUL'.liavojou been In another flplitl"
"No mammn' This follow outclassed mo
und I wusn't In It" Brooklyn Life.
Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is taken internally. rrlcaT5c.
Notiiino is rarer than the uso of a word
in its exact meaning. Whipple.
Brings comfort nnd improvement and
fendu to personal enjoyment when
rightly UBcd. Tho uiany. who live bet-
tor than others nnd enjoy life more with
less expenditure by rnor5 promptly
adapting tho world's best products to
tho needs of physical being will attest
tho value to health of the pure liquid
lixatiro principles embraced in the
remedy Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable nnd pleas-
ant to tho tnstc tho refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of n perfect lax-
ative ; eflcctually cleansing the system
dispelling colds headaches nnd fevers
nnd permanently cuiiug constipation.
It has given satisfaction to riillionsand
met with tho approval of tho medical
profession because it acts on the Kid-
neys Liver and BotjcIs ritnout weak-
ening them nnd it i3 perfectly frco from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup 01 Figs is for sale by all drug-
gists in 60c ana $1 bottles but it is man-
ufactured by tho California Fig Syrup
Co. only whoso name is printed on every
package also the name Syrup of Figs
and being well informed you will not
accept uny substitute if offered.
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uusto nines disinfecting sinks.
cloiels washing bottles palnf.
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