Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on September 25, 1889 · Page 4
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Sterling, Illinois
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f,j JOHN HABBFRTON, An ._-.^ii o jU*f»m?H, " JliTO, (Ojiyr'i:'iti"l In-.1. I! Llpp!mv sl-ier*. Pt>i:.-v!'-i!/!il.l, >v--! juiH!«>- fcrtwgh Ih'i American Pre- 7 .? A^? •*-*= ^ MADE ONLY BY It don't pay to run after other brands, for in the end wise bouse- — keepers settle down to the use of SANTA CLAUS SOAP. If your grocer hxsn't SSnto Clans Soap, he'll get it for yon. CHAPTER IV. THE TI1AM1.AY RKCKPTION. U-s *-vho (puff) 1 can't Vfi-y well wouM," "I thin'c mV'>tm<> Is liijui tho limit?, nii<l fln.'illv to t Phil. "Have iv,i ?<-r-n P analysis? They 'vcrn print "1 limy IIMVII fa-Mi tl'.T.i w ,,,,,l«., j,,,, K 0,at frnub il vrhrn i ir'.U'; to thn brain, he, diK'-"!!™," r.-.i'l -nC>"--<'r B'-nohof'fi <vl in tho" in print, hut I'm H. E. FAIRBANK & CQ.,Chicago, 111, Edas ratii'T llnfmi RAILWAY. OVER 7,000 MILES Of steel track In Illinois. Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Dakota find 'Wyoming, penetrates the Agricultural, Mining »nd Commercial Centres of the WEST AND NORTHWEST. The Unrivaled Equipment of tha Line embraces Sumptuous -Dining Cars, New Wagner and Pulliwsn Sleepers, Superb day Coaches and Running direct between Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis, Council Bfuffs and Omaha, connecting for Portland, Denver, San Francisco and all Pacific Coast Points. WHINE TO THE BLACK HILLS For Tteketi, Kat«, Mspi, Time Tabled anil fall information, apply to any Ticket Agent, or toe drou the Oen'l Paanooger Agrnl, Chlcsgo, 111. 3. V.. TOtTKAlI, H. fl. W1CKEB, I. P. W1LSOH, Orawtl uaigtr. TriSaKuijtr. Qen'l Pini. Ajt. \V"» .A.- I^O^VLjE fr? 5 Areat »TKBL.IS« como?" n~kod par Trnrr.lny, Lncia hurrif-d t n.rd him with a count c n a M co in which dcsrpomlenrj' ft n d indignation were striving for mnstiTy. Trnmlnj- kncw his dauph- t o r' B mofxls, for they \vero exact .duplicates of somo ho Imcl married fi scoro of yenrs bo fore. "Oh, if ho hadn't coinel—it ho hndn't come I" Tho head of tho family looked puzzled. then hia expression changed to indignation n_« he asked: "Has nny one dared to como to my house after drinking?" . "Worse, than that I" wailed Lucia, shudder lug, and covering her eyes with her pretty hands. Her father at onco strode to the hallway, looking like an avenging angel, but when ho readied tho door and took in nt n glance tho entire cause of hia daughter's 0:1 noyoneo ho quickly put on n smilo and er. claimed: ""Why, my dear fellow, how lucky that you happened in town on our reception evening! Come with mo; Mrs. Tramlay will be delight ed to see yon again." Phil re=ir-f«l tho hand laid upon his arm and replied: "I'll call again—Eorno other time. I didn't know you had company this evening." "All the better," Bald tho host, leading Phil along; "'twill givo you a chance to meet A New OlBC.oycry. some of our friends. We've met many of Weakened and deranged livers, atom I yours, you know." Hcha and bowels should never be acted t Just then the couplo stopped In front of n on by Irritants like common pilla, bran, I Bofa on which Phi), whoso eyes were still cnst etc. Mile's Pills cures liver complaint, down, saw tho skirts of two or three dresses constipation, piles, etc., by a new method. Samples free at A. R. Hendrick's or J. M. Bickford's. Illinois ranks first in com, wheat, oats, meat packing, lumber traflie, malt and distilled liquora and miles of railway. • THE REV. GJSO. H. THAYER, oi Bourbon, Ind., says: "Both myself and wife owe onr lives to SHILOH'S CONSUMPTION CUIIE." For sale by Perry, the druggist, and J. M. .Bickford, Rock Falls. Iowa ranks tirst In hogs. CROUP, WHOOPING COUGH and Bronchitis immediately relieved by Shiloh's Cure. For sale by Perry, the druggist, and J. M. Bickford, Rock Falls. Idaho ranks sixth in gold and silver. Alabama ranks fourth in cotton. Tonight and Tomorrow Sight, And each day and night during this week yon can get at all druggists ICeKiii'* J3s!^ss • for-th? T hr ««t -and LungB, acknowledged to bo the moat successful remedy eve? sold loi- the cnro of Coughs, Croup, Bronchitis "Whooping Cough, Asthma and Consumption. Get a bottle today and keep it always in the house, so you can check your cold at once. Price 50c and 81.00. Sample buttles free. la Arizona ranks second in silver. 1OO JLadlen Wanted. And 100 men to call on »ny dinggist for a/res trial package of Lane's Family Medicine, the great root and herb remedy, discovered by Dr. Silas Lane •while in the Rocky Mountains. For diseases ot the blood, liver and kidneys it ia a positive cure. For constipation and clearing up the complexion it does wondera. Children like it. Everyone praises it. Large size package, 50 cents. At all druggists'. l California tanks first in barley, grape culture, sheep, gold and quicksilver. Kansas ranks fifth in cattle, corn and rye. . ; WH~X WILL YOU cough when Shin- s Cure will give you immediate relief. Price 10 eta., 60 cts., and $1. For sale by Perry, the druggist, and J. M. Bickford, Rock Falla. Kentucky ranks Qrst in tobacco, and has a world wide reputation for thpr onghbred horses and cattle. Likewise beautiful women. She was Completely Cured. A daughter of my customer suffered I lrom suppressed menstruation, tincl hfT health was completely wrecked.... Ax my suggestion she used one bottle of Bradfleld's Female Regulator, which cured her. J. W. Heliums, Water Val ley, Miss. Write The Bradtleld Regulator Co., Atlanta, Ga., for particulars. Sold by all druggists. husband in 1 II**!,. I Louisiana ranks first molasses. in sugar and by No Kline's Great Nerve Restorer. No tits after first day's use. Marvellous cures. Treatise and 82.00 trial bottle free to Fit cases. Send to Dr. Kline, 031 Arch d&w Colorado ranks first in silver. Iieanuxl Professors Say. The most serious disease of the heart, Bays Prof. Da Costa, may occur without any symptoms. Prof. Trousseau, of Paris, states that death from heart disease is usually caused by congestion of the langs. liver, stomach or kidneys, from Imperfect circulation of the blood. .Or. Miles' New 'Cure for the Heart is the latest and most reliable remedy for this little understood but grave disease. It has cured thousands of cases. Dont fail to try it. Ask for testimonial!). Sold at A. R. Heudricka' or J. M. Bickfords' Drug Store. Connecticut ranks first in clocks. Tlie "Mother's Friend" Not only shortens labor and lessens pain attending it, but greatly diminishes the danger to life of both- mother and child if used a few months before confinement. Write to The Bradfield Regulator Co, Atlanta, Ga.,for further particulars. Sold by all druggists. Maine ranks first in ship building, slate and graninte quarries, lumbering and fishing. "His pills as thick as band-grenades flew, And where they fell as certainly they slew," Was said of one of those ignorant doctors in the early times, who might well have been called the aide-de-camp of death. The sufferer from scrofula, with sores as bad as Job's, need not now curse the day he was born, for Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Disco very -will restore health and beauty, appetite and strength. Especially has it manifested its potency in curing salt-rheum, tetter, boils, car-bnncles, sore eyes, scrofulous sores and swellings, hip-joint disease, white swellings, goitre, or thick neck, and enlarged glands. A Harrow Eacape. Mrs.L.S. Pickerell, of Middlebury, lad., had a very narrow escape from tho insane asylum. For years she was subject to headache, palpition, spinal pain, sleeplessness and nervous prostration. For three years she had convulsions, often as many as fifty a night. Able physicians failed to help her. At last alter taking that wonderful rem edy, Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine for Bix weeks, she was entirely cured. It ia » recent discovery by one of the greatest of living physicians, and is working wonders. Trial bottle free at A.R.Hendricka' or J. M. Bickfords' Drug Store. Delaware is way up in peaches. Jlibbard'e Bhenmatle and Liver Villa These Pills are scientifically compounded, uniform in action. No griping pain so commonly following the use of Pills. They are adapted to both adnita and children with perfect safety. We guarantee they have no equal in the core of sick headache, constipation, dyspepsia, biliousness, and, as an appe y, they excel any other preparation. Maryland ranks fourth in coal.. JBneklea'e Arnica Salve. The beat salve in the world for Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and postively cures Piles, or no pay required. It ia guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by D. B. Striokler. Massachusetts ranks Qrst in cotton, woolen and worsted goods and in cod and mackerel fisheries. CATARRH CURED, health and sweet breath secured, by Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 50 cents. Nasal Injector free. For sale by Perry, the druggist, and J. M. Bickford, Rock Falls. j Michigan ranks first in copper, lumber and salt. Dakota is the fiueat wheat growing state. THAT HACKING COUGH can be qoiekly cared by Shiloh's Cure. We (fusrantee it For sale by Perry, the druggist, and J. M. Bickford, Rock falls Florida ranks third in sugar and tao- , lasses. SBILOH'8 COUGH and Conaump- ttaaCmfe ia Bold by ua on a guarantee. It etn«s eonaamptioB. For sale by Ferry, the druggist, and J.M. Bickford BoekFiOla Mississippi ranks second in cotton. Don't Experiment. SJYou can't afford to waste time in experimenting when your lungs are in danger. Consumption always seems, at first only a cold. Do not permit any dealer to impose upon you with some cheap imitation of Dr. Kipg's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs Colds, but be sure you get the genuine. Because he can make more profit he may tell you he has some just aa good, or just the same. Don't be deceived, but insist upon getting Dr. King's New Discovery, which is guaranteed to give relief in all Throat, Lung and Chest aflectlons. Trial bottles free at D. Ji. Strlckler's Drug Store. Large Bottles 81. Minnesota ranks fourth in wheat acd barley. • Hksouri ranks first in mules. Montana ranks gold, fifth in silver and ranks second in rlco and NIGHTS, wade witser- thai terrible cough, Stiiioti'a Care is to* fftiainSy <or yuu. For aato b* Parry, the dmggiat, and J. M. Blek- i *»«4 ia wheat, mil i A ISuaad IjfgaJ Opinion. E. Bainbridge Muuday Esq., County Atty., C!ay Co,, Tex. Bay a: "Have used Electric Bittora with most happy results. My brother also was very low with Malaria! Fever nod Jaundice, but waa cured by timely u*s of this iiwdi • diiw. Am aiitisiittd KlecUic Witt*r* saved hU life." Mr. I). LWUcoxAou.of Hors» Cave, Ky., ailds a Ilk a testimony, aayiugiiie posttivelVr-b'Biisjyes he would _ hav'.i tiittti, &«wi it not bwa for EJectrie S UUfam, 'i1u« gir«.al t'ftsn-ffdy will ward off, its w«*B #& cur* aU Malaria I'Utfas**, and far at'. KUiusy., Then he heard his escort say: "My, you remember our old friend Phil Hayn, I'm sure." Phil looked up just In time to see Mrs. Tramlay's feoblo, nervous^faco twitch into surprise and something liko horror. Mr. Tramlay extended his hand, as a hint that his wife should arise—a hint which could not be Ignored after his hand had closed upon hers. Even when upon her feet, however, the lady of tho bouso seemed unable to frame a greeting. Had Phil been a city acquaint once, no matter how uninteresting, sho would have smiled evasively and told him she was delighted that he had been able to como, but what could a lady, at her own reception, Bay to a man in a sack coat and a hard rubber watch guard! Mrs. Trnmlay looked at her weak.proUi.i,; Lor !iu..b;;r«'.-fro-'. and nodded his bend impatiently; this panto- j mime finally stimulated Mrs. Tramlay to such a degreo that she was ablo to ejaculate. "'What a delightful surprise!" "Let me make you acquainted with some of the company," said tho host, drawing Phil away. "Don't feel uncomfortable; I'll explain that; you just dropped in from out of town, BO you couldn't bo expected to be In evening dress." Phil began to recover from his embarrassment, thanks to his host's heartiness, but also to the fact that tho strain had been too severe to last long. Ho slowly raised his eyes and looked about him, assisted somewhat by curiosity as to what "evening dress" meant. He soon saw that all tho gentlemen wore black clothes and white ties, and that tho skirts of the coats retired rapidly. Ho had seen such B coat before—seen itoftcu at Haynton, on ex-Judgo Dickman, who had served two terms in tha legislature and barely escaped going to congress. Tho only difference between them, was that tho judge's swallow tail coat was blue and had brass buttons— not a great difference, if ono considered the distance of New York and Haynton. "Upon my word,"exclaimed Tramlay, suddenly, "I don't believe you've met Lucia yet Here she is—daughter'" Lucia was floating by—a vision of tulle, Ivory, pSachblow and amber; she leaned on the arm of a young man, into whose face she was looking intently, probably as au excuse tor not looking at the unwelcome visitor. Her father's voico, however, she had always Instinctively obeyed; so sho stopped, pouted, and looked defiantly at Phil, who again dropped his eyes, a low bow giving him a pretext "Daughter," said Tramlay, "here's our old friend Phil, from Haynton. Now, don't spend the whole evening talking over old times with him, but Introduce him to a lot of pretty girls; you know them better than 1. Phil, you can explain to them how you struck a full dress reception just after lauding from a cruise; twill amuse them more. I'll warrant, than any story any showy young fellow can toll them this evening. It Isn't every young man who can have a good thing to tell against himself the first time he meets a new set" i During tho delivery of this long speech Xuciaeyed Phil with boldness and disfavor, but in obedience to her father she took Phil'* arm—an act that so quickly improved tha young man's opinion of himself that ho instantly felt at ease and got command of such natural graces as ho possessed; he was even enabled to look down at the golden head by his shoulder and snake some speeches bright enough to cheer Lucia's face. "It mayn't be so entirely dreadful, after all," thought the girl: "lean Introduce him to Mauds to whom 1 could afterward explain —friends who uro too good hearted to rnako spiteful remarks afterward. Besides, I can blame father for it. all girls have fathers whoso ways aro queer in one way or another." . While acting upon this plan, and finding, to her great relief, that Phil could talk courteous nothings to new acquaintances, sho suddenly found herself face to face with a man of uncertain ago but faultless dress and manner, who said: "Mayn't I be favored with an introduction! Your friend la being so heartily praised by your father that I am quite anxious to know him." "Mr. Marge, Mr. Hayn," said Lucia. Fbll'o proffered hand was taken by what seemed to be a bit of languid machinery, although encircled at ono end by a cuff and coat sleeve aud decorated with a seal ring. Phil scanned with Interest tho face before him, for he had often heard Mr. Marge mentioned when the Tromlny family were at Huynton. His look was returned by one that might have been a stare had it possessed a single- indication of Interest, surprise or curiosity. Mr. Marge bad rant young men before; ha had been seo- iug new faces for twenty-live years, and ono luorti or k-srf could uot rou&o him from tho compomro which ho hod been acquiring during all that tinio. "CrtU you spare your friand a few moments?" •aid {Mr. MarijD to Lucia. "I would tw glad U> introduce him to soma of tho gent' "You nru ver> UUul," uuirmuruvl who wtta living—^-' i>l:i< informal hvr rejoin SUJHO uf Iwr £ir! irleuilii and •itu-oiif Uia intrusion,. snro I pM--.5»il tlu'm," snid Mnrpc, er.haiit sniok- in such n n-uy that it. hid his Cnc« for tin instant "1 cnn't afford to wnrry my?"!f with informntimi that t\i rnfhnr not UFO." "Butono'fl p[iy?iquo," snid I'hil. "One's phys!i|uo liecoiiies q\iito obliiring •alien it, knows whnt is espotted of it." . I'hil mci.tiiHy s-bucht n. way of parains this unexpected obstacle; mpanwhilo, Margo breath'M lar.ily through his cignn-tto a moment or tv/o, and then paid: "Miss Trnmlay is a ehrirtmng girl." "Indewl she ia." Phil replied. "If she only woro" "Tut, tut, my dear sir," said Margo, "woman is divine, and it isn't good form to criticise divinity. Miss Tramlay is remarkably pretty; 1 trust wo agree at least upon that w-fo ground ?" "Pretty)" echoed Phil, before Marge had ceased speaking. "She is radiant—angelicl" Again Mr. Mnrgo enshrouded his face with smoke, after which he did not continue tho conversation, except to remark, "Yes." Phil studied tho color tone of tho room, and wondered why paper liko that on the wall had not been offered for snio by the storekeeper at Haynton; then ho resolved he would buy and take homo to his mother a chair just liko that In which ho was sitting, for it was so comfortable that ho felt as if he could fall asleep In It. Indeed, ho was already so oblivious to Marge and other human presence that he was startled when a gentle, rustle ushered (n Lucia, who exclaimed: "Phil, you must come back to tho parlor. Half a dozen girls are real envious because they haven't soen you at all, and half a dozen others want txi see more of you. Father has been sounding your praises until they're sure tho Admirable Crlcbton has como to life again." Phil attempted to rise—an awkward operation to a man previously unacquainted with Turkish chairs. Lucia laughed, aud offered hira assistance—it was only a little hand, but ho took it, and ns ho looked his thanks ho saw Lucia's face as lie had sometimes known it of old—entirely alert and merry. At tho same time a load fell from his mind, a load which he had been vaguely trying to attribute to tho lateness of the hour, tho strangeness of his surroundings—anything but the manner In which tho girl had first greeted him. As sho took his arm and hurried him out of the library ho felt so fully himself that he forgot even that ho was not attired liko the gentlo- men orouud him. Mr. Marge, who had risen when Lucia entered the library, followed tho couple with his eyes; then, when alone, he frowned slightly, bit his lip, dropped the end of his cigarette, paced to and fro several times, leaned on the mantel, and muttered: "'Phill'" Then ha lighted another cigarette, and veiled his face in smoke for several minutes. his olde her tri.-n.i5. of tini--^ i fnnlfy. •> IK. h;,.l < •('•:'•;-" mvl I" hud off'T^d to pho looked a-> that PIISV chair in th bis mother inijht have stant; then h« wra glad furget how him fmm library! H<) wish"d i'.-.i IKT at that in- sho iliil not Ho re- in 3 legion, ppsnt n cmipln of j A lit! last week. Tho boys spent, of li'.-ro. Lucbn, tho ,i>jtivluia-;.» iu an aJ of 1'lss; young 'ti.U'« Ui- ?K>vt'jaJ family CIIAPTRn V. NOT SO DKEADKUtj AFTER ALL. E G U L A R hours being among tho requirements of the head of the Tram lay household, Lucia api>cni-ed at the breakfast table tho morning after the reception as the clock struck eight Her father, dressed for Imsiness, and her mother, In negligee attire mid expression, wero discussing tho unhid den guest of tho evening before. "But ho was so country—so dreadful common," protested Mrs. Tramlay. with her customary helpless air. "Nonsense!" r.aid her husband. "There was nothing country or common about his face and manners. There hasn't been BO bright eyed, manly, looking a fellow to our house before since 1 don't know when. Eh, Luifiar „ "Agnes Dinon said be was real fino looking," tho girl answered. . 'Agnes Dinon Is thirty-six If she's a day," answered Mrs. Tramlay, in a petulant tone. "So much the bettor flcted to pass opinions on young men," ttiid Tramlay. "Shows more sense in ono girl of her ago than a hundred liko—like"—-' "Liko me, papa." K»!d Uirln, "You may ai well say it." "Like you, then. Bless your dear, ignorant heart, I'd give my be:ul if you could sea aa clearly as sho without waiting so long to learn." . "You may bo very sure, though, that.Miss Agnes will never invito him to her own receptions," dccluivcl Mrs. Tramlay. "Wrong again, mamma, sho^a Invited him tor next Tuesday nigh't, and I do boliove she levisod tho reception just for tho purpose. Hone of us had heard of It before." Mrs. Tramlay gathered all her strength, itimulatod it with aa entire cup of tea, and exclaimed: \ „ _ . : "Well, I should like to know What society Is coming to, if a common farmer's boy, of no family, can stumble Into town and bo invited about to good houses." "Coming to( Why, my dear wife, it Is coming to its souses. I'm glad, In thfa particular case, the movement began at our house." "Nobody would havo paid auy attention to him, if you hadn't talked so much about him," said Mrs. Tramlay. "Ono would havo thought him a dear old friend, to hear you go on about him as you did." "I said nothing but what was trua 1 merely said he was ono of the finest young men I had over known, that hu was of the highest character, and very intelligent besides." "Such qualities don't make a mail fit for society," said tlie lady of tho house. "No, 1 suppose not; if they did we'd see more of them at our receptions and parties." "Eilgarl" "Well, well," said Tronilay, leaving tho table, kissing his wife, and preparing to hurry to his ofllce, "it isn't your fault; ws can't axpect what can't bo had, 1 suppose."' "Lucia," said Mrs. Tramlay, after the children hod been dispatched to school, "I hope your father's peculiar notions won't alfcct you." "About Phill Nousouso, you dear old worryl But really, mother, ha made quito anlmpression. A lot of tho girls admired him ever so much. I began to upologize and .explain, as soou as 1 could gui rid of him; but I found it wasn't at all uc-cctiiiary. M "Girls will admiro anything that's new— unytbiujs', from u Zulu to a monkey." "Mammal" "Young mon like Hiiyu c-Aii't ever marry out of thoir own cii'cly; you should bo able to >oo that How OKI they buy houses for their wives, and funiixh llu'm properly, uml «et up horawi am. curriagtM, aaul keop ui society I" "Momma, you're UHJ druod/ully fiuaiy: to- ii«"i you iu-0. MupjjOf*,' yomij; ;m.--n areu't rich iHiOiigh in marry: rait't girls like tbiyu! Art'u't }''.>un;; |HV|>)I> gootl foi- uuything but to pot iu«rn«U" ''I'm v«ry surry," «iM tha uu.'Uiar, abrupt- that his mot lier did not entirely approve of some of l,uci.Vs bathing dres'a's; what wouM tho good ^-otnan thinU of fnsh- loiuiblo pvenlii ; nttire? And yet |v-rlm[is it was not n.'i dn-.i'lfnl ns it sovmi-'d. Kviilently Lucia's mother approved of it, nnd was not sha a member of a chnroh — not, ho regretted. of tho faith in which all Hnynton worshiped, yet still a church t And did not many of Lucia's guests dress in similar style! He mentally laid tho subject away for future consideration, and gave his mind to his own attire. Until that evening his faith In tho perfection of Sunday unit vcas as unquestioning ns his faith in Haynton '3 preacher, but now it was hopelessly shattered. Ho did not admin.' tho attire of tho gentlemen ho had met, but tho evidence was overwhelming that it was tho correct thing, and that ho must prepare himself to dress In like fashion If ho went to Miss Dlnon'B party. And, by tho way, what a queenly woman that Miss Dinon was! He would liko to meet her.again; he cer- temly must attend that party._ But if he bought evening dress, what should ho do with it when ho left tho city) No young man felt more freedom than he to do as ho liked in Haynton, but to appear In a "swat low tail" at church or anywhere else In the village would be Bltiiply impossiblo; the mere thought of it made him tremble and then laugh. A suit of clothes merely to wear two or three evenings— perhaps only ono— would bo a shocking extravagance; they probably would cost half as much nsa now horse, or two or three dozen of tho books ho had, for years been longing to buy Ho' would give up Miss Dinou's party; the thought of doing so made him doleful, but do It ho must. Almost immediately after forming this virtuous resolution he boarded a horse car, on which were several couples, evidently returning from a party somewhere, so ngaln Phil found himself studying nttiro. Gradually it occurred to him that his own appear- onco was attracting attention. This was not a new experience; ho hud encountered it several times at Haynton with calmness; Indeed, although he w;i_s not vnin", ho had never feared comparison, In church, of his appear ance with that of any uummor boarder from tho city; for, as bis mother has already Intimated In these pages, his Bunduy coat had been cut from tho same pieco of cloth as tho minister's. But now he felt ill at caso while being eyed, not at all Impertinently, by the young people who snt fai-inj; him. First he thought the mildly rritiral glances were directed lu his hard rubber watch guard; t .\,,,,, I.., , ....._. V.:.:-, I.., 7..j,-,,r |,l.. v ,...., T,.-.| being approved; ho clotoci-ud one very pretty young wonmn in tho itct uf suppressing a smile as she looked at his shoes. Thirdly, he was obliged to believe that an admirably dressed fellow opposite entirely disapproved of his Sunday coat — tho coat cut from minister's cloth and made by Sarah . Tweego, and with a real silk velvet collar, tool Little by littlo Phil lost his self possession; ho could scarcely look In any direction without encountering tho eyes of some ono who Boomed to regard him as a curiosity. An attempt to ignore tho attention by reading tho advertising signs above tho windows of tho car was a dismal failure, for ho somehow felt that several pairs of eyes were upon bun, and this was rather more annoying than seeing th«m. Tho strain became unendurable; so he suddenly looked through n window, as if to BOO whero he was, then hastily went to tho rear platform and asked tho conductor to lot him off. As ho stood Micro ho heard a young man whisper: "Country !" Thou ho heard a young woman softly ejaculate: "Te-hel" . . Tho street was as dark as gas lighted streets usually are; It was almost deserted, and tho autumn evening was quite chilly, but Phil felt as if his blazing eyes were illuminating everything— as if tho walls had eyes to looR disapprovingly nt Haynton fashions, or as if his own blood wore hot enough to worm tho entire atmosphere of New York. He knew what he would do; when ho reached Sol Man- trlng's sloop ho would remain aboard until she soiled; then he would go back'to Hayn-. ton aud remain there forovor. Ho could exist without Now York, if New York found him unsatisfactory. He didn't caro over to, •ee again anybody in Now York, excopt, perhaps, Lucia, As for her, hadn't oven sho Before the next cor arrived, Phil had entirely changed his mind. Nevertheless, bo- fore continuing his journey he cautiously peered In to see If any of the passengers were likely to prove critical There seemed to be no ono to fear; at 0110 end of tho car was a shabby looking peddler with his pack, evidently arrived by a late train from tho suburbs; at tho other an old man seemed Inclined to dose, and directly opposite tho newest passenger safe a~ plain, "modest "looking person, whom a Nevfr Yorker would have rightly Identified as a waiter at a restaurant or cafe. Apparently throe persons less qualilled or inclined to criticise personal appearance' could not have been found by careful search; yet within flvo minutes Phil was sure that all of them had noticed him and studied him. As be was disinclined to squander another car fare on his feelings, ho sought tho dusky seclusion of tbe rear platform and engaged tho conductor in conversation, which on Phil's port consisted solely of questions; yet ho was astonished, as woll 03 indignant, when the conductor remarked, at a moment when the talk showed signs of lagging: "You*ro from the rural district, 1 s'posor" "What makes you say that!" asked Phil, Indicating a sonso of Injury. "Oh, I didn't mean nothing out of the way," said the conductor. "1 only kinder thought I was sure — why, I como from tho country myself;' yes sir, an' I ain't ashamed of it, neither." Tho explanation was not etttisf actory ; so Phil completed the trip In gloomy silence, and he felt a sense ot great relief when ho reached Bol Mantring's sloop and made his way into the little cabin, where, of the three men lying at ease, no one took tho pains to intimate that Phil was anything but city bora aud city bred. . ' . • . [CONTINUBD.] ,i um. t.mrty ; lived in Uios Ttin entirn of.bpr rmme in 1 (Jiiys with us 1 tho timp in hunting. Wew<<rpind to try our liana r.t tho ]v.){v;s day, but we promise never to do ?o any j more. • ! Kver since Mr. Hc-rnlmnl Jolinnon had so many of bin sheop kll'.pd, a ypar Rgo last spring-, ho ISJIB «!rpt along siilo ot the 'ihpepnotfi evury night, in a Uttlp building he lind erected for the purpose, his residence bein? about a mile distant. All haa went well until last Tuesday night, dogn or wolves came and killed four of his sheep and we hear he knew nothing; about it until the next morning. He has made hie claim to the town foi Uio value of tho animals. The Montmorency W. C. T. U. has met and elected delegates to attend the annual meeting of this, seventh, d!3- The ?'ii!<!'-n ( haara'Ki.M! ('. hrxnihur'-il foot. A lit! "ii seriously ir;jmr-<i n days iigfo by imvin,; a !!;;nb>'r '"," Io;v5f'.5 with ,wpi<-'H run over h;;i 1 Mrs Maty J.',:I;T l;ar. \'<wi\ !>." tors House mul will taUp charfjn about the ilrr-t of October. Albert H ; '-Iin, who h;;i l»-o I'-own Hr<" ! ' store hero Mm.:<< it. opened, has Reenred a ttond ;><>• with r. U. -Tone:', of Oregon. Hog cholera si-ems t > bo crease in this vicinity, aa have boon reported within a on Uin in- now <-a«"g few days. B. Sirfsilet'a HH. RUHHSU. Mvmcu, of the fltoi of Myrlcl: & Henderson. Tort Smith, Art, uay» he v.'blK.i to r.dt ; bia testimony to tbe Uicmsiuid* which i^Wi.' Jilruiviy oauo jjiwa aa to Swirt'a Bpeciik. lit s-.iya lio Uc- rlvtxl tho meat el£tu>' tairft from lu ''jw I 1 } cure paiufu! !»U» »ed soiva result IK-; (tumiajaiu blood. trict, of that association, which convenes Wednesday and Thursday of this week, in Morrison. At last a frost came which put a quietus to all vines, flowers and corn. Of the latter there la but little but what was ready for it; while those who <rew tomatoes for the canning factory feel rather blue at the early terminus of their crop. The threshing season is about over; only a few scattt-ring jobs yet remain. We well remember when the threshing season lasted until Jauuary, tuauy a day have we helped in that month, but now. with so many machines about and those run by steam, the work is ali fin- ishedbefore the days get shortened to any great extent. Our squaw winter has given about 'every third person a bud cold, and every one seems to be on the sneeze. Mr. Freeman demons, afcer a lifetime at farming, has concluded to give ug that vocation and moved to town. He has been one of our oldest residents of the town, and his many friends will all regret the change which he has concluded to make. He has been on the farm of Mr, W. A. Golder, of Chicago, for the last nineteen years, with the utmost satisfaction. Mr. Golder bus been out and has made arrangements with Mr. Charles Marm who will move on to the farm with his family when vacated by Mr. demons, which will not be until the r>nrt of the farm yenr ; Mr, Marm has the reputation of heinff ono of our bestformers. -•• : Mr,.Harrison McVicker, of Missouri, is visiting in this section. He was many years ago a resident here »cd will be remembered by many' in this town. His wife is a daughter of Mr. S. Wink, of Hopkins. A very bad accident occurred last Saturday noon at Mr. Fred Youards. flu is building a barn and the structure was just ready for shingling and the workmen had just commenced on it, they being himself, Mr. J. J. Allison, of Rock Falls, and Mr. Frank Uussel.who lives about \% miles distant. The scaffolding was supported by brackets and these worn held up by spliced 2x4's. The brackets were about eighteen feet from the ground. .The men happening to get together iu their work caused a 2x4 to break, letting them all fall to the ground. Mr. Youardand Mr. Allison were knocked insensible and beyond a few nail holes in their faces, scratches and several bruises about their person are all right. Mr. Itussel struck on his right shoulder and face and also received internal injuries causing him to spit blood for a long time afcer ward. He was immediately taken to his home and a doctor sent for. His right arm and shoulder and breast are yet exceedingly sore and it will probably be some time before he will be able to be out. The cause of the accident, the workmen say, was In not properly seeing to the bui'ding of the staging. Mr. Bam May and party who went on the land excursion to northern Iowa about ten days ago have returned, well pleased with the trip. - MACK QUEEKGKAIN.- fr'roro jHlUedffevllle. Jack Frost visited the corn on Friday night of last week to the disadvantage of a portion of it. Quite a number from this place visited the Oregon fair last week. The Diion Baptist association held its annual meeting at this place commencing on Tuesday and closing on Thursday of last week. Some sixty delegates were present and taking everything into consideration was a very pleasant and profitable, session, Oliver Lampman has commenced work on bia new dwelling just east of the Walters House. Mrs. A. E. Beebee has been serious !y sick since Saturday, but Is some better. Ilov. J»s. H. Bavte aud liev. J. G. Hirst), of Polo, exchanged pulpita on Sunday. Frank Greenawalt and wife, who have been visiting with J. W. Ambrose at Nevada, Iowa, for some time, returned home on Monday evening. A.M. Kogers, JFied Kelley and W. H. Lawson went up to Dixon on Saturday to witness the ball game between tho Lanark and Dixon clubs. Mre. W. O. Millard and daughter, Mrs O. W. Chriesemaii, with her two children and Mrs. Albert Henley, of Fremont, left for Tobias, .Nebraska, oa Tuciiday evening. Mrs. Millard goes to viait bt'r motuer, Mrs. Stephen. Crouch. H. M. Carr w«nt to i'eorla oa Monday to represent the Empire binder at the Slate fair. Mlas Mattio H«alsy. who has ber-iv vteiting at Savauua, returned home oa Among those who hfvvo reported are Dr. 0. BuMfl,Y. M. Cantrell, 15. NM- kirkand Freeman Johnson. Mr. I'.us- sell, who is one of our best farmers, says he has fed but littlo corn, while he hai fed mostly mill feed and haa allowed hisshotoi to run on good pasture. Miss Nancy Willfong left for Crncor- dia, Kansas, to visit friends on Tuesday, Rumor says there is still a probnbii- Hy of the Brown Bros.' store here bo- ing occupied. STARTLINO VIDENOE - OP1IIE CURE OP SKIN DISEASES WHEN All, OTHER METHODS Pill,. Psorlncilp 5 ypnr*. eiivof Ine rice, h<>n<I, unrt entire bei''y with whitn Bcnlm. Mliln red. Itchy nnd bloJ-aiiig. Ilnlr nil eoitp- Mnent hundreds ot dollar*. I'rononnrea inrnrablcs Cured !>J' My disease (psoriasis) first broke out on my left cheek, siireaclliiK arross my nose, and almost covering my face, it ran Into my eyes, and the phyalcinn was afraid 1 would lose my oyi«li;tit 'iltoirellmr. It spread all ovc.r my head, nnd my hair nil foil out, until I was entirely hald-licadeil: it then broke out on my arms and shoulders, »i!- tll my anna were Just one sore. It covered my entire body, my face, liead and shoulders beiuij the worst. Thn white scabs Ml constantly from my bead, shoulders and arms; tho skin would thicken and be red and very Itchy, and would crack nnd bleed If scratched. After spending many hundreds of dollars, I was pronounced Incurable. I henrd ot tno CBT'CUH v KKJIKDIKS, and after using two boltlca CUTICUIIA KKSOI,- VKNT. Icould«eeacuani;e; and alter I had taken four bottles, I waa nlmo»t cured: and when I had used six bottles of CDTICUUA KEHOLVBNT and one box of CimcunA, and one cake ot Cu- TICUHA SOAP. I was cured ot the dreadful disease 'rom which I had suffered tor five years. r thouRht the disease would leave a very deep scar, but the Cu-ncuitA HRMKDIRS cured ft without any aenrs. I cannot express with a pen what I suffered before uslnu the CtmCimA KKM- KUIKS. They saved my life, and • feelltmyduly to recommend them. My hair )n restored an good M ever, and so Is my cyeslitht. 1 I now of a number of dllterent persons who Imve used tho CUTICURA RicMiilMKH, and nil liavo received liockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa. . Cnllcnrn HwmfdlCH Cure every species of agonizing, humiliating. Itchlnir, hlfiedins;, Mirnliur, fccaly, IjloMiy.. and H of hiilr,.rroiii pli s li)K-roinlli,oxw|> Will pus:l . ...- ...... - ... Sold everywhere. Trice, CtmoimA, fioc.; SOAP, 25c.; KEHOLVENT, «l. i'repared by tho 1'OTTKB DUUO AND CHEMICAL COIU'OUATION, CKr-Hend for "How to Cure Skin DiseaBeV'M>ng, and 100 tcatliiionlalg. _ i LKsTblaeklieads, red, rounu, chapped and oily skin prevented by CimciuiA SOAP. __ __ _ IT STOPS THE PAIN. Hack ache, kidney pains, weakness, rheumatism, and muscular pains UK- I.IKVKD IU OUR MINUTB BY Til It CO_ _TI(JUI1A ANTI-VAIN 1'tAHTKIl, tllO flrot and ouly Inslautaneoua palii-kllllug pliistur. JfpFIELD'S FEMME- .REGULATOR TO" SfADf/ffD REBUlATJlltO. MumartuJuu&s Vour liotaiier for the According to Your Needs. .JAMBS MEANS 84 SHOK 8l» light and styliali. Itflta ilknn [stochliic. and I lug perfectlyeusy the llrsi Hum It Is worn. It will unilsfy tho most VOuLidlons. .fAMESMEAJia '• SHOE la absolutely tho in wlilch durablllly la cou&ideicit bc.-fura mere out- JS Shoe fur Boys J. MEANS <fc CO., UoBton. . Cull Hues of tbo above BUORH for «a!o by J, R. BELL, & SON CU4 T-4O NOT DELAY YOTJK SUBSCB1PT1CN FOB ** LIPPINCOTT'S MA8AIIKE, frhlch «ow ttandfl in thu front riiJik oi tuuutUy (raWlM^ iiou*aini ocoaplaa tlio poaUbo of A LEADER AMO?JG LEADERS, Each number coatataf A COMr&ETE NOVEX>,ftl5»* iltttra-l <jQnutUy of mi»o« Utvueooa matter of au Interesting mdiuatfueUvs nature. Ou» year's fubwElotion give** LIBRARY OF 12 COMPLETE NOVELS •y Acierieio authors, tpgethor with -AN ABUKDANCH IFSUOlir STOUIE3, TOJEM3, ESSAYS, wd m*Ueri 3f unoauivlintflri.'ittogao.ejr&l reader*, msiiiigftiytuiinjof NEARLY TWO THQUSAHQ PAGES, The flocflesa of I.irrilfcOTi's utands uuptflco-liiiit*! ia tliflftuiiftlflof Mft'MtQft pullieMug, mJto-aa,? iufatnlliM. titlala wck>ouiail in crery huaUt, tlUage, t^wo, fti»i city Thn bust wriun of th« a^e have b«n soured »n-5 aanr fu*tur*« will, froia tlmo to Ucu, to fcdd$d wMchwUlgivft to J<i??ucoTfs A DISTINCTIVE PLACE OF ITS OWN, Amelia Hives, Edgar ftalt'io. i'olm lUbberton. E4j*i FtwovU. C*i£ftin CbirlM Kin*. U.P.A., Gr*c« King, M. Kl.UotlSoAKoU, 8e!in»DoIsro, ilaurlo* Batiyiaore, OqfdJt, *nd man? otbart will wsttributu to if-* f-Rgsa for 1(SJ3, Tor W. P, OosW, of ««i»^^^» >: l#9|^gs;-

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