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Arrangements have been perfected for & line of Semi-weekly Pullman Vestibtiled, Double Drawing Room, and Bleeping Car* between St. Louis and Lo sAngeles, C»l., running through -without changt. Tbeee care will leave St. Louis every Wednesday and Saturday night at 9:00 p. m., anriviiig at Los Angles, Saturdays and Tueitdayt. at 5:50 p. m. A Buffet Smoking Car and Dinning Car are attached to thi:i train at Kansas City, running through to Pacific Coast without change. Only three days from Logans- part to Los JLngeles, via this line. For berth reservations etc.,call on or address G.B.Newell I A r 'fe. WABASHRR Ind. : BOOKS AND AVE1TEES. THE WORKSHOP WHERE "PETER STIRLING" WAS CREATED. A Xi>T«ll»t Who Hw> What I» Probably the Ljir^ent PriT»te I-ibr»ry In America. Spring; Publications Indicate the l>eclii>e i»f Kailyard Fiction. rSneclal Correspondence.] IVEW YORK, May 2.—Even the thunder of cannon -does not stop the rumbling of the presses. War may come and war may cease, bnt the making of hooks goes rig.bt along. The spring issua from (be great publishing centers foots np the formidable total of *i25, Of this nrimber New York is responsible for 524. This may show that literature has made a permanent camp with the Gotham ;i.t,es or it rimy merely indi- Do toe Love It »o, geoure cne of the lates.l and pretties Two-8t«j>8of troday, by maillnx Ten Cent (iilTer or stamps) to cover milling and poet/ «*«, to the undersigned for a >3Opy of the BIG FOUR TWO-STEP (Mark; envelope "Two Step.; We «ie giving ibis music, which Is regul f fty-oenl sheet music, at this exceedingly low nte, for the purpose of advertising-, and tosV ing the viilue cit the different papers as advet- tldnff mediums. E. O. McConnlei, Passootffl: Traffic kluwer, "Big Four Boute." Cincln- Bkti. O. Mention thl» {paper when yc u write. ennsylvaniajjnes.! Tralnr Bun by Cuntrai Ttoe » Pall;', t Daily, «»pt BoiuUr. DAILT. T« for Chicago*? :06 a m;*£:00 a m:*l :25 p m •3:0)pin:*4:30pm. Arrtre from CaloagO *12:30 a m;"12:80 pm;*l:00 p m: *!:«) p m; *8:15 p m BRAITOHD AMD OOLlTMBUf). bM-vefoirBrailford'iaOa m;t7'«ani; '1:46 ptn- t4:?Dj>m. JurrtTe fiom Bradford *2:4S «. m; tlG:20 am; •1:30 pm; t4:Upm. 1UTNIR DIVISION. L«are for Mnert 8:15 a m; t«:(» a m- tX:06 p m B p :m Sunday only. Arrive from Xffner -<7 :& am; '12:60 p m;18:46 p n,; 8:80 a m Sunday only. IIIOH>:OWI' AMD CIWCTBHATI. LMkre f o:r Blnl imoiid «a :S6 am ; t6 :80 a m : •! :06 AnlT* horn Blohniond *2:30|,m; fU:OCam *l:80pm;tlO!;60pm. AUD LOtllBTlLr.lU :*5 » m ; *1 :10 p m. Arrlf • from Coulsrule *2:40 a m; *1:56 p m. J. A. MoCTJLLOUGH. Ag«nt, Lcvaoipott, Ind, SO. 1 6 4 10 74 U>3ANBPOKT «A»T CYCLE TALK. Eastern Repress daily.. »:8» » m Mail and Bipniss dally'. »:*S a a Atlantic Express daily 4:18 B Fort Way i IB A occ Ex Sunc'say.... 6:32 p IXXMU Freight 3S.T Sunday 1:18 p WIST BOUND, Weftern Bxpriiss dally 10:S< p m Fast Mall Daily 8:1S p Mall and HxpwiBB dally 2:40 p Paolno Bzprew dally 11:83 a D«oatur AcooJSi-Sundav 7:85 a Local Freight :Si-Sunday 7;S5 a m 1 7 S 11 75 ML mrnra nrnacox, lOOAHiPOHr AKD OHILI. •».»«. •0.91 S O. I C.I ArrlTei ----- ....... _ 8:80 a. n Arrive*- ..... ------ -..I:» p. •AIT BOTTltD --..Leaves ............. ---- »:06 a. m — Leaves ........... ......1:46 p. VAN DA LI A LINE. Time Table, In effect Doo. 5,18*7. YiMu JUeuve L*c»*ait<»rt, IOK THE NORTH No. « - ~ _JO:40a, m NIL I - - ., 8:40 p. nu TOKTHK SOtTJ'H. Nc.. Jl __ -7:05 a. m Me. S S:18 p. m JADT oomploia Time Card, giving all trains anltlRtlon*, and for full Information a* to ratw, tiroujtli can, eto., address t. 0. •MBwiQMfx, ajrenv Locaosport, or • 4. /Oi;o, (taomrnl Pattsniw Af»ni, Ht. Louis. Mo & Time table, Peru. Ind. foil* uainii between Peorlu and Banduaky ao J Indlanaiioli* and Michl^ia. Direct OOD- ••rtloni to and from all polnui In the United ffUtMi and Oioada. tHUIVl SOUTH BOtTKll VWfAXt Mom Indlanapolli Jtrpdally 7:10 a m 11:10 »m No 1* " M»114Rrp_ll:88»m (Ia)l7 except Sunday) NoiBlndpl'ifotpei Sun J:J5pm «:1C p m No!» Paweneer ezi»apt &un Mo'.:UBoohect«rlo«til arrive :4tpm except Bundlvy. KOHTH BOD(il>. t:M a m No SO Mall & Bxp fit Suu. _J8:I8 a m 4:10 p m Mo !B Hlohlsan City dally V 4:50 p m »:« p m No !M Detroit Xrp Ri Bua No I5D Ai-com except Bun... 8;4fi » m •Dow not nin norU of Peril on Sunday. I'M ticket ritei and gnnenl information oall oa J. J, BklDiitr, ticket agent, L. B. * W. Penulnd. or C. T. DaUr, pmwal mjrint, Indiaimpolii, Ind. Through Pullman Tourist Sleeper For Points n Kans*», California, Arizona and N«w Mexico'"111 leave IndlimapoUs via the TiDdalia UM each WeJnwdny until further noMse; For rates r*«ervatll'>ns and full Information, a |>plj to nearest ticket agcat of lk<> Tandall* Line, or sead M> Mr. B. A. Ford, *. F. A., St. Louis, Mo. Terriblo plagues, those Itching, pestering dltOMM of 1>he skin, Pat M Md to nn»rjr, Down's Ointment eiret. All any drug store. PA LT. I.KIfliSTKIi FORD. cate that tho printing and binding facilities of Neve York are superior to those of her sister cities. Boston, with all her boasted bookishness, makes but a poor showing iu comparison. She has a paltry 61 books to her credit. Chicago comes trailing along with 28, while Philadelphia can show only 12. Of oonrse the bnlk of these are works of fiction. II; is interesting, however, to note tbe kind. It may please many a reader to learn that the signs point to a speedy relief from the epidemic of kail yard stories. The canny Scot has had his day. His vowel depleting dialect will soon cease to trouble the types. Its place is to be taken by the novel of adventure—not the old. school adventure, understand, where tbe hero dragged the heroine off to the borderlands of civilization to find a fitting theater for bis aeroics. No, the niaw style, of which Richard Barding Davis may bet said to be the chief exemplar, keeps its hero strictly down to dats, in touch with the stock ticker and telegraph and moves him about in evening dress a good part of the time. Paul Leicester Ford is one of the men who can wrate the new novel as well as Richard Harding Davis, His "Peter Stirling," although three years in print, s still one of the best selling books on he market, and "The Story of an Unold Love" is also one of the popular novels of the day. I suppose he is at work on aDiOther one, although when I asked him about it he resolutely de- lined to saj so. J?or this I blame Hall !aine, who, with his corps of "gentlemanly advance agents, " rather brought he author'* announcement business in- ~tii disrepute, "The Manxman' 1 overdid it. • The man who created "Peter Stirling" has one of tbe best equipped literary workshops to be found on this side of the wator. Hiis home is unassuming enough from the exterior, being one of the many substantial old residences to be found on Brooklyn Heights; but it contains at least one room which cannot be duplicated in any private house in Greater Kew York. This rooai is the library. It is not one of those fancifully decorated "dens" affected by the dilettante pen wielders. It is just what it is meant to be, a literary workshop. A well ordered atici well kept \vurkshop it is too. There is •no litter of chips on the floor. It is a great square room, 60 by 6'0 feet, and liighted by a big skylight. Around the four sides in an unbroken line extend bookcases and racks containing boxes filled with letters, pamphlets and memoranda, all filed and indexed so aa to be readily available wheu needed. In the center of the library are two broad writing tables whose flat tops are heaped wit;li books, manuscripts, proofs and other tools of the author's trade. Why two? Because Paul Leicester Ford is a historisiin as well as a novelist, and, with the training of an expert workman, he likes to keep his tasks separate. But if Mr. For,! refuses to talk about what he isi doing now he is willing to touch on the books he has already produced. He has settled onenincii disputed point—Grover Cleveland was not Sleeplessness, after a day's ride is a »*rtain sign that nature has been overworked. For a woman the bicycle is fun, med icine, butriness and emancipation, ai alended into one. It is estimated that the amonnt o: money spent in England annually on cycling is ^To.000,000. The ball head sbonld bo kept wel lubricated. It will save wear on the balls and races and make steering easier It should always be remembered that a wheel should be stood in a perpendicular position; otherwise the oil will escape from the bearings. A wheelman should never take a cole bath when tired. Tepid water will refresh and invigorate, while cold water will leave injurious results. There are about (350 cycle manufacturers in England, and ic is computed that they are turning out 110 less than 2,G;JO different brands of wheels. An urding to a new law in Kew Jersey, jo.~t.ices are required to accept bicy cles a.s collateral when cyclists are takec into i i>tody for violating the laws. To prevent tlie uneasy feeling caused by slipping on the shiny surface of tbe Eaddle, wash it thoroughly with sole soap and warm water aud dry well. In repairing iiiuer tube tires, if a rider has uo rubber patching, apiece of silk will answer the same purpose. Ic should be cemented in the usual way. A new saddle post is hollow aud has in tbe tube a spring which is suitably supported at the lowereud and provided with means for adjusting the tension at will. Riders who are accustomed to go where there is much wagon traffic should not allow the chain to become loose, as it tends to lessen command of the machine in case it is necessary to slacken speed. When a large party of cyclists are together, it is very necessary to be careful if for any reason you have to dismount, Nev«r get off unexpectedly, as in all probability if yon do the riders close behind will be unable to avoid you and there will be a nasty fall for several of the party. The ball, not the hollow of the foot, is the part to push with. Pedal with a steady, even aud conriiiuono pressure, ro attain wbich good ankle action is essential. This brings into use the powerful runscles of tbe calf aud enables pressure to be brought on the pedal for more than half its revolution. Bicycle Heart. Several well known French cyclists have lately, it is said, been rejected as unfit for military service by reason of hypertrophy and other diseases of the heart. Medical men will be rather surprised that the numbers are so small. There must be few of us who have not seen tho ill effects of overexerdon on a bicycle. The commonest is palpitation and temporary dilatation, but even this is sometimes very difficult to cure. In a case which occurred recently a lady, ordered for a fortnight's change of air after influenza, chose to spend it in bicycling about 50 miles a day. As a result gh& ha= had, ever since that time— now nine months ago—a pulse which on the least exertion rises to 120, though she has not ridden again. That temporary dilatation occurs is enoogh to show the great strain put. upon tha heart, and t is an added danger thsst_the sense ot fatigue iu the limbs is so slight. The rider is thus-robbed of the warning to which he is accustomed to attend and repeats or continues the strain upon the heart. As in other similar cases, the effect is to render that dilatation permanent which was at first but temporary and to cause an increase in the muscle of tlie heart by repeated exertion. Tbe heart produced 3s of large dimensions and of thick walls—a condition which may perhaps give little uneasiness to its owner, but which a medic;il man will view with considerable distrust and apprehension. Weakly .and elderly people cannot be too often roJd that no exercise is more easily abused, though if taken iu sensible measure few are more healthful or enjoyable.—British Medical Journal. NEW T*LOR COSTUMES. w Idea.* Jn Trimming and Oma.nleutfe- tioa For All Sorts of Garment*. [Saccip.l Correspondence.] NEW YORK. May 2.—So many new devices are bt-ins brought forward for the trimming and ornamentation of all sorts of garments that it takes a lively pen to keup track of thatu all. There ia a ueu- kind of braid which is round like a cord, and this is offered in white aud black besides ail the season's colors and lints. The colors are put upon garments of tbe *ame color, but generally in one or two different shades. Tbedesigosare as mauy as there are persons to wear them. That most often -seen is arabesque aud also vermicelli. Some of these cords are wider and .slightly flattened and wired ou the inside. Wheu they are sevrwi on n garment. thi>y can be brought hun striking effects not obtainable without the wiring. It goes without saying that washable goods cannot have wired bruirl. A very rich effect is obtained by having rows of this wired round braid with a row of narrower at each sine in the same color. Some of tbe white and black wired braids are from half to tbree-quartei's of an iuch wide. This is particularly -well adapted to the wide revers and sailor collars. The application of ibis trimming is not confined to any one style. One can have it. up and down, straight around, in zigzags aud in all sorts of floral patterns anil ara- aesques. Black mohair braids in titan or hercules weave are very much liked > and form an elegant aud •unobtrusive DUt rich garniture. On many handsome tailor gowns the only trimming is one or two rows of one of these braids in wide widths. In the sailor and tennis suits where the collar is trimmed with white braid the vest at the opening is trimmed with many rows of very narrow red braid or black and the vest is of white even where the suit itself is white. White duck and canvas and crash are all made for tennis sur. s, the jraid trimming giving them their dis- inction. Belts are made of cloth to match th 3 braid in color. There are woven military belts jnsc now, with great buckles looking more like those een on a harness than things for dainty woman. There are new shaped bats called "cavalry" made of gray braid and trimmed with cords aud gilt acorns, A new touch is given to" some of the tailor capes which makes them belong to the cavalry hats. One of the new ideas is where ribbed silk is cue on the bias and made into narrow ruches not over half an inch wide. They are put on a waist or other garment iu faucy arabesque or loose scroll designs, tbe edge having one row of narrow gold or silver cord. The effect ie very rich and beautiful. Sometimes five or six rows of this trimming are sewed up and down on a vest or blouse, and nothing can surpass the elaborate appearance it gives. This ruffling or rnching, as it may be called, can be purchased ready made in any color. On silk and other fine gowns and separate waists one finds double ruches of A STRONG BLflCKSMITH. How Mr. William Creed, of Shelbyville, has Obtained His Strength. from tlu; Democrat, fffullwritlt. Jnd- byvill it ai« present *tand, and is a first-clma work- < doctor**! along, and WM miking no headway. man. Like the village blacksmith, from early; getting worse, if anything, when I h»pp«md morn till night the anvil rings from tin! strokes ! to see «n !Utiele in a pap«r regarding a cut «I- of his heavy hammer. But, unlike most of ;B>OSI likeniine. in whiclitbe victum had been the blacksmiths we read about, Mr. Creed was , cured by Dr. Williams' link Pill* for IW« not always so stout and healthv. although his j People. I sent for some of the meiicme iind brawny right, arm always did" it's duty well | commenced takiug It- In two or three d«.;M I when the §ody gave it power. Although Mr. j bepiii lowotice improvement, and 1 becuM Creed is in good health now. and oan 'swing | eucouragtfl and kept up the Treatment. In » the hammer as bard as ever, for limn- tlmn H : few wreka I felt almost welj.nud by thetinitl year past he was in very poor li.-a.liii. Mr. ! had taken three W«3 1 wan entirely curM. Creed's trouble was inflammatory rheumatism j This was in May, 1S96. Dr. Williams' Pmk inits worst form. " ! Pill» completely cured me, wd I have no* A reporter while in Shelbyvilli? a few i H«>en troubled any since. Xhf mediant i»>B«r- days ago, cluim-ed to meet Mr. Crow!. and in > tainly a wonder, and gave Complete iBitj*- [he conversation an allusion was made 10 •. faction, in my case, Jt is very highly (poken thai jrpntleraan's illness. "Yes, 1 was _a ' of by miuiy of my neigh Wrs who h»T« tiled victim ot' inflammatory rheumatism." said be, "and J had a bad case of it. But I managed to pull through ia rather a marvelous manner." The reporter induced Mr. Cr.-«1 i:n relate ;he whole circumstance regarding this experience. Jr was about, a year aeo last February," «ai3 Mr. Creed, "that I "began to it. arid the druggist where I bought it MJB it has the largest sale of any medicine in hi* store. (Signed) " WnxixH CRK*D." ,... FARLEY FAVORS, U,tne«e S : FAY ADAMS . Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale P«»>p]« contain in a condensed form, all the elem<inlB ii-fessjrv to give new life and richness to the lad the rlieum«irism. I was cxpo^«1 in the ; Mood and restore shattered nerves. They ar» severe cold and dump weather ronsiilfralily, i also a specific for troubles peculiar to fcmfJ«c. and this. [ suppose started tlie di*ease. The ; such :is suppressions, irrsgalaritieg and all first symptoms of it was noticed one tii^ht, ' forms of weakness. They build np the bLxxl, «-heii inr limbs be?an to pain me and I was andrestoretheglowofhealthtopaleandsallow restless." Aly joints ached, and in a few dnys \ cheeks. In men they effect a radical our* my feet and ankles had swollen. Tbe swell- • in all cases arising from mental worry, Of«ring would so down, and then form spun, i work or excesses of whatever Bfttur*. ficJk This, of course, alwayscareme great. pain~ and l PillK are sold in boxes (never in loott bulk) I soon fouiid'that 'i had a genuine case of i at 50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.60, and rheumatism. I had observed thai, oases of i may be had of all drupjriets, or direct by rheumatism are seldom cured, so T llioneht mail from Dr. Williams' Medicine CompilBy, it WM not worth while to doctor for it. But' Schenectady, S'. Y. \Vnile there are tight coat and even | Sam Smith, leader of the Dlks jersey sleeves there are also mauy loose, | band, Is with the SSpe & Blake iJog roomy ones with plaits ac the top. aud ! and pony 8now hand temporarily He the bishop sleeve with rather deep cuffs : and j h EembQ8ch cfte trombone is quite popular, even for verv fine , ,.. ... , fabrics. Tailor gowns as a general rule i 1 ^ 61 "' Wl11 llkel * make » have closer sleeves than any other, but even they are stiffened at the top. There •was a handsome suit in one of the swell establishments. It was of a very light tan shade of broadcloth with the satiny French finish. The skirt was open at tbe left side over a panel of brown rep silk. The edges were trimmed with a triple ruehing of the brown silk. The double skirt is seen in various forms. One unusual and yet pleasing idea was wrought out in a whipcord tailor costume.' skirt was quite plain. The upper cue had a rounded tablier front, joined to rounded backs by a strap and buttons. The edges of this tunic overskirt were stitched closely iu four rows. Tbe bodice was in foriu of a postilion tour with the Liberettl band. basque cot rounding in front to show & white satin vest with rovers of the same. The high collar was also of the white satin. The vest and revexs were wrought with black and gold soutache. It made an unusually pretty costume. OLIVE HAKPKK. TO THE KLONDIKE Valuable Information for Persons Going to the: Gold Fields. dark green i P er «>n» who expect to try their luck In tbe The lower ' eM flelds of • 4J * 8l!;a wlu flna Jt profltablo t* call on Ticket Agent* of the Pemwlvnnia Lines and get posted on rates, route* and other preliminaries. This information will bo fur- I nlahed without, charge, and any required aid In shaping details will be chesrfully jxttmied. If notconvenient to'.npply to local ajrent ol! tb» Pennsylvania Lines, send your name and ad- dregi, with date upon which you Intend to start, the probable n urn ber In the party.uid a request for advice about the fare, ttmu of j trains and other particulars, to tbe f oJloirlnt; representative of the Paueugvr Department ' and a prompt reply will he made. W. wjueh- ardgon, D. P. Agt, Ind)*n»poU». Ind. WHY OLD WHEELS BFIEAK. tlie original! of Peter Stirling. "There are really many points of resemblance, " he says, "°ut the fact is that Peter Stirling is no one in particu- ,ar. He grew onf of my political es- aeriences in tbe First ward of Brooklyn. i suppose I might say that he is a com- josite of the characteristics of fonrgrpyt American statesmen. I had in miud Washington. Lincoln aud two others as ! drew him." whicli leaves us ulmoii as much in the dark as before. Alfred Austiu, tbe Kuglish poet vhose iniise has been molting ever ince he was appointed poet laureate, vrote recently from Florence that siug- ng birds ai:e ruthlessly slior in all parts of Italy, whereat a heartless cmic re- narks that "Mr. Austin need not be iu the least- degree alarmed. He, at ail 'Vents, is twrfectly safe. " While Austin is doing the posing England's jml poet, Kipliflg, is hard ac work. Hi:s latest poern, published in jj ue of tie May aiagaziues, breathes the ipirit o). 1 WJIIT. The torpedo is his topic— Thi> ckKttu rxilt in tho darkness freed. The mine that splits The main. FOKD. Century Ridloj;. Cent'Bry riding is not likely to be the fad this year that it has been in the past, notwithstanding the boom the clubs are trying to give the practice. They a:re not promoted solely in tbe interest of sport, but largely for financial gain. The prestige of some of the larger clubs will enable them to secure a satisfactory entry list, but tbe majority ot tha clabs will be fortunate to come ou) even on tbeir ventures, especially aa they will spend a good deal of money for club prizes. History has shown that, •with ftw exceptions, unattached riders and comparative novices at long distance riding make up the greater part of century runs and clnbs -which win the trophies offered rarely contribute enough money in entry fees to pay for the prizes given. On many occasions prizes have been won by clnbs entering less tbnu iO riders and a representation of sis actually \von first place on one ran last year. However, many clnb.- will try tlie phm again, if for tbe last time.—J>«w York Telegram. SJcale of Repair Prices. Wheelmen who have repairs made often suffer from the charging of exorbitant prices by jobbers. They can make objection?, but is invariably does no good, ecanse of their lack of knowledge oi: the various parrs of a wheel aud prices ubere'of. In Boston the wheelmen have more chance for fair treatment. The repairers there have at tbeir places of business a public list which tells the prices of. tbe various parts and the charges fur repairing tbe same. This is done with, a view to adopting a uniform scale qf prices, wbich every repairer is fnppo*»d Jo live up to,—?>ew York World. XEW TAILOK COSTC'MKS. illusion, never more than, an inch wide, •with a row of gold cord iu the center. On skirts of rich material for reception or evening there are figures made by pufl's oi: tolls or chiffon. They are sewed to tbe silk and gold cord, embroidery or very (ice gilt beads are used to outline this design and hide the seam. This is very graceful and pretty, but noc very durable. Vests of white satin are made to wear with the fine skirts. These are beautifully embroidered with gold thread aud delicately tinted silks. They close with small gold buttons and have handsome cravat bows of fine laca. The rest of the bodice may or may not be separate. I saw two or three basques intended to be worn with such a vest. One was of royal blue velvet, edged with a narrow silver embroidery. Tbe general design of this garment recalled JnK Loni> XV coat I i ""•_ '*3 CARTE ITTLE IVER PILLS SICK HEADACHE Positively cured by these lAtHe PIUs. They also relieve Distress from. Dyspepsia, Indigestion and Too Hearty Eating. A perfect remedy for Dizziness, Kanso, Drowsiness, BadTastein the Month, Coated Tongue Pain in Jhe Side, TORPID UVER. They Eegisbte ti K Bowels. Pordy Vegetable. '>ttU Small DOM. Prlc». BriUIe»«H of MetMla Long Subjected to Vibration. i It is a well known and accepted fact j that bicycle* which Jjave seen pretty' constant use for more than two years are liable, for no apparent reaeon, to sudden and unexplained breakage in some vital part. Tbe trouble seenis to come aa ofi«a ^vben tbe machine has been carefn-iy ossd and treated wi(b ali proper wjusiderations as when it has been abased. The rider may be moving easily ove: 1 a smooth surface aud the head snaps, causing a bad spill; or the sud of the crank aii*ft snaps oil under only ordinary pedal pressure, or it inay be tbe seat post-or a rear fork end or some other part that thus mysteriously goes to pieces. The unfortunate cyclist who gets into this sort of a scrape is very apt to talk about some ancient and hidden flaw and is inclined to thanksgiving because the weak spot never gave way at some previous time when the disaster might have been fraught with more serious consequences. A good many mechanics if consulted would talk learnedly of crystallization and thus account for tbe sadden collapse. This Matter of crystallization of metals has in recent years assumed a new phase. There are scientists, whose opinions are universally respected, who are extremely incredulous with regard to the claims of those who associate crystallography with the trittleness of metals which have betm long subjected to vibration. It matters nothing to the cyclist, however, •whether tbe steel in his machine crystallizes ' or not so long M it is a known face that long continued vibration, such as tbe metal in a bicycle receives, is a direct cause of weakness. The matter no longer engages the attention of the theorists except in a B P. O. ELKS. New Orleans, La. MAY 1C-13,1898. ONE FARE Round Trip, VIA Tickets will be on sale May" 6tb, 7th and 8th. Returning tickets will be good fifteen days from dale sale. For full information call on A^enU Big Four Route, or address the undersigned. B,O. MeOOftMICK. WAJLEEK J. LTHCH Pass. Trs.f. Mgr. A-Stt. GenJ. Pass. It Tkt Aft. CIKCHOTATI, O. On Saturday, January 1st, the W*b«h Past Government Mail Train, No. 1, traveled 101 miles in 99 minutes, *wur- edly a good beginning of the new ;)e*r, Watch further performances of thi« j GREAT FLYER, the fastest mail train in the world,\nd the PET OF UNCLE SAM. Are jou ready for the question? Cam a railioad^operate its trains :it t purely scientific way. Practically jt"i| Mile a Minute Clip unles* it« romdbad, all settled that vibration after a time track and rolling stock are of s high results in brittleneas. Therefore it is not well to take great risks with old bicycles, which shonld not be used for scorching, norlor violent coasting, nor under any conditions imposing estra. strains, —American Cyclist Row to Clefcn Marble. Take two parts of common soda, ona pan of whiting arid one of powdered pumice stone. Pound these ingredients together, sift throogh a fine sieve and mix with water to a paste. Applj' it •with a piece of flannel, mbbing.it thoroughly, then wash off with soap and water, and the marble Bhoold look bright and clean. To polish marble, the following nscipe will be found useful. Dissolve sii ounces of pearl ash in a quart of boiling water, add font ounce* of white wax and trimmer all together for half an hour. Set this to cool, take tbe WAX oS tbe surface, work it into a soft paste in A mortar with a little bo* water and apply this to the marble, ruing it a* any other poliidtt- standard? "We Maintain a High Standard," Speed, safety and comfort we all branded, "WABASH." If you iintend to make a trip to any part of the world, including the dike," communicate with " Lofansport, lad. ANTAl-lfllUY These tiny Capralec an SKI to Balsam of Ccpaibi, " Cnbebs or Injections tad I CUKE IN 4* BOOTUT ti» 'sane UKCSTT SoM by til Jntfuk.

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