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1 fv n"^ f ' 'V ^ ^. -^ -r * I . ' A TENDENOY^OF THE TIME, TJ»* Work of Vaychlcul Re»earch and Wh» It IH Likely to Aocompllnli. It is at first glance remarkable tha •o skeptical an age as ours should b the time in which so thorough and ex tensive research is made into that misty TC£*on which of old was regarded as thi supernatural, but which is now th custom to look upon as merely the un explored: and yet upon the secon thought it is apparent that it is pro eisely the skeptical" age that is rnos likely to study this phase of nature. In a more devout age it would be though that there was something half sacri Jegious in prying into the hidden mys teries of creation; while in a. more su perstitious age a more or less consciotis fear would do much to check investiga tion. It is in the calm and coolly investigating temper of the generation which is still in doubt that these things are sure to be most eagerly studied. There is, ol course, the widest differ ence of temper in the minds of thosi •who in one form or another have thrown themselves into psychical re search. It was said, with perhaps mon epigrammatic neatness than accuracy that the English Society of Psychica: Research was established to prove thai all ghost stories were true, while th< American was established to prov< that all were false; yet with whatever extravagance of statement there was a' least a grain of truth in the phrase The negative is never of a vitality equal to that of the positive, and in the end the American society went under and its remnants have been annexed to the English body. That there are ear aest workers in both is doubtless true, and it is no doubt true also that there Is much work of value done by the society. Certainly many of the men connected with the movement would command respect for any enterprise in which they were engaged or to which ,they lent their support. The thing which strikes an outsider, however, is the fact that it is the almost /invariable result of the following sort of study that the student is drawn from the real to the unreal, from the tangible to the intangible, and—alas, that it must be added!—from the tenable to the untenable. The history of the vast majority of thinkers who have plunged into this sort of study has been that they have ended by being the dupe of illusions which they would have been the first to smile at when they were in a •sane and normal condition, illusions of •which the falsity has been demonstrated beyond peradventure. It has not infrequently happened that investigators for the power and clearness of whose mind at .the .outset, for whose fairness and integrity there : could not be too much admiration, have in the end become the victims of the most vul- £gar'trickery,"the dupes of charlatans *** who had not'the merit of'extraordinary cleverness to-.recommend them-, or the champions of, vagaries begot in their own brains.like maggots in sunbaked cheese. The value of psychical research is too obvious to need remark, and it is in no spirit .of cavil that this common danger of the study is touched upon. Why is- f it that investigators so often lose their balance in this field it is not easy to say, f but of the fact, at least, there seems to t be no reasonable doubt. Whether it be f irom the habit of mind induced by too much striving after the intangible, •whether it be that the powers proper to the perception of this branch of investi- \ gation be not well developed in the race ,asyet, whether it be that contact with the <dass or phenomena dwelt upon in these • suggestions subtily changes the fiber of $ r -the mind, it is impossible to say; it is f only possible- to predict with approximate assurance that the man who goes Into this business with a very level head • •will in nine cases out of ten coine to the Tplaee where he will be a possible if not ~» probable victim to the easiest and most transparent frauds of circumstances or of charlatans. .,He will come ' to the place where it is inevitable that should either be tricked or trick him- feUelf- . It is possible that this is one of the -^phases through which this branch of •^'science must go, and from which it will , triumphantly emerge later.- It may be £,tb.atit-is merely the natural result of piereditary -tendencies, and that in a 'generation or two the impulse, brought ,constantly in,contact with the hard face 'of. fact, will be worn away. In the .meantime it is not unnatural that the -human mind, being called upon to be- ^lieve scientifically so much that it has • .hitherto held to or rejected as belong; Ing to the realm of the supernatural, "Jshonld find it difficult to distinguish be- •een the true and the false. This may •come later when the atmosphere of in- ^vestigation becomes cleared from the ^-lingering mist of old superstitions. "Meanwhile there is nothing to do but to Ipush the investigations; although the |outside world must look upon whoever |igoes deeply into this branch of study as <t* man who is likely to 'make a sacrifice of himself in the cause of science much in the same way asaman sacrifices himself who goes into a mine full of pois- ? onous vapors for the sake of bringing 1 to light such gems as may chance |to be mixed with the handfuls of peb- t-bles which he gathers in the desperate ite that' haply he may escape with life.—Boston Courier. Stylish Jackets. -., Sleeveless jackets with basques cut gap in tabs are applied to smart dresses jmade high to the throat. One in tan- Igerine yellow satin, brocaded, with £black"velvet over a loose fronted blouse ^bf black lace, with long sleeves, is worn .th a skirt of yellow crepe. Another icoat, the basque of which reaches far low the hips, is called the Monte- ipan. It has no waist seam, the bodice id the basque, being cut in the same ece,,and its elegance lies in the Stand waistcoat resplendent. with gold leedlewprk on a white ground.—Chicago 'ost -Miss Gushington—"Is that Dr. Drake? What a splendid looking man! Je's a perfect Achilles." Uncle George -"Yes, and, like Achilles, he's all right Kept in his head._"—Boston Transcript HIS SPIRIT He *cpt RETURNED. His Word ami Turned Int» ft Kicking! Mule; • I distinctly remember the. first hanging I ever saw in "a Nevada mining- camp, and as I put in ten years out there, and as hangings came to be of weekly occurrence, I rather prido myself on this feat of memory. A lazy, quarrelsome miner named Rattebone struck a man with a pick one day and killed him, and after a fair trial was found guilty and condemned to hang. On the night preceding the execution he sent for me. 1 had once given him a pipe and had also written two or three letters for him, and he reasoned that I was his friend. When J entered his presence he held out his hand and said: "Say, now, you don't believe I'm afraid to hang?" "Oh, no." "Hain't no idea I'll weaken?" "None, whatever." ''' Cause I propose to hang with a grin (in my face—if I've got to hang. There is just one reason why I don't want to, however, and I want you to do me a favor." "Well?" "Go to the boys afiA state the case. There's nn old fellow down the creek named Champlin. A month ago I got into a fuss with him, and he said I'd be hung inside of three months. This thing will tickle him almost to death. He'll say: 'I told you so!' and he'll go on about the wicked being cut short in their career, and all that, and I want to disappoint him." "But you are to hang in the morning." "Yes, I know; but I don't want to, you see. Just go and talk to the boys and tell 'em about old Champ and get me off." I didn't do any thing, of course, and next morning when he was led out, he pleaded his own case, but without avail. Just before he was swung off he saw the old man in the crowd and he called him up and said: "Champ* yon pie-bald, knock-kneed old cuss, you'll go around bragging that you predicted this, and you'll wear your hat on your ear and step high. Burn your old hide, but it's on your account I hate to go! I've got to, however, but I'll get even with you. Hang me if-I don't turn into a mule and kick you to death afore the year is out!" Five months later a speculator came into our camp on a mule. The animal stood tiecL to'.a tree, and when old Champ lounged up to pick up a frying pan the brute shot out and hit him in' the temple and keeled him over stone dead.—N. Y. Sun. MINIATURE PAINTING. Specimens Found on the Papyrus Rolls of Ancient Egypt. The fashion of painting single portraits "in little," or miniature, undoubtedly took its origin in the grand art of the illuminator—an art which was practiced by all nations, both eastern and western, from the imbrication of capitals and headings, and occasionally true miniatures found on the papyrus rolls of ancient Egypt, as far back as the eighteenth dynasty, down to the magnificent missal in the Eouen library, completed in the year A. D. 1683. Every collection affords abundant evidence of the ntroduction of individual portraits among the gorgeous surrounding- of the general illuminated work. The Flem- ,sh illuminator, especially, carried the drawing- and coloring 1 of the heads to a degree of perfection which came very- near that attained by the greatest mas- «rs who subsequently practiced the art of miniature painting, as the term is understood in these latter days. The first Englishman who devoted himself entirely to it, with distinguished success, was Nicholas Hillard, 1547-1619. He be- jan when 13 years old. The most in- «resting'speciraens:of his work are the wrtraits of Elizabeth and the Due d'Al- encon on the respective covers of a >rayer-book intended as a present from Queen to the Duke.-—Toledo Blade. TIME'S CHANGES. Things Got Ruther Mixed Since Sonny Went Away. The other day he returned. He stood again in his native village. He found he can where he had hid it. He procured a pint of milk. He went to his i(d familiar boyhood's home, entered md in a hesitating and trembling voice -aid: "Father and mother here's your milk." He was given a warm welcome, rat he noticed there was a change in lis parents' appearance; they had not he old familiar look. He questioned hem; explanations followed. The young man discovered that, though the good )eople were still his parents, the change n their personal appearance was easily accounted for. Shortly after his sudden ,nd mysterious departure from home, iis father clied and his mother married .gain. Then his mother died and his new father married again. Thus on his return the wanderingboy ound the dear old home as he had left t, the only'difference being that he had new father ancl a new mother. Verily, ruth is stranger than fiction.—Old iolony Gazette. IN THE QUEEN'S HOUSEHOLD. Victoria Stands the Exactions of Her Position Wonderfully Well. . "Life in Queen Victoria's household is very pleasant," said a well known Duchess, "and .very useful to those who are in or near the court. They meet the very highest class of people of all nations, and it is a dull person indeed, who does not learn to be interesting and diplomatic before she has been there any length of time. The Queen herself is delightfully plaasant to everyone about her, and exceedingly-mindful of their comfort. She is very fond of society, and gives many dinners and receptions, where the ladies about her have a chance to display themselves at their best. Indeed, she encourages them in all their efforts to make the social life of the Crown as perfect as possible. She stands the exactions of her life wonderfully. In all sorts of weather she rides out once a day, and when it is pleasant twice, besides attending- public occasions almost every week. Indeed, many young women would hesitate to stand the work which the Queen takes upon herself at the ripe age of 72. Both in temper and action she is a remarkable woman at her age, and there is not one about her who does not have for her the highest respect." To keep up the royal household pertaining to the Queen herself costs £1,')00,000 per annum. Out of this vast Vum she receives for herself for pocktt money 8800,000. The rest goes to tradesmen and to the men who bask in the sunshine, of her favor. The women whom she calls about her as associates cost only about $30,000 a year, while the salaries paid to the male ornaments about the throne run into the hundreds of thousands, and they are many of them comparatively useless while the women earn their salaries. — Boston Herald. .„. . - To be Robbed ofllealth By a pestilential climate, by a vocation entailing constant eaposure, pnyslcal overwork or sedentary drudgeryat the desk, la a hard lot. Tet many persons originally possessed of a fair constitution suffer tbls deprivation before meridian of life Is passed. To any and all subject to conditions Inimical to he;ilth,no purer or more ugrecable preservative of the greatest of earthly blessing" can be recommenced than Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, which Inures the system to climatic change, physical fatlgud and mental eqlmust'on. It eradicates dyspepsia, the bane o£ sedentary brain workers, preserves and restores regularity of the bowels and .liver, when disordered from any cause, annihilates fever and ague and prevents it, checks the groth of a tendency to rheumatism and gout.and neutralizes the dan- eer to be apprehended from causes productive of kedney, bladder and and uterine aliments. To be convinced of ahe truth ot these statements, It is only necessary to give this sterling preparation an Impartial trIJI. to!9 Has Joined the Throng. DAYTOFJ, TENN., a beautiful town of 5,(K f; in n:ibitam.s, located on the Queen and Crescent Route, 2if3 miles south of Cincinnati, has hitherto kept aloof from the excitement attending the boom of the New South; but the possibilities offered by a town already established with an inexhaustible supply of coal, iron and timber, and with cokeing ovens, blast furnaces, factories and hotels in operation, were too great to escape the eye of the restless capitalist, and a strong party of wealthy men from Chicago, Chattanooga and. Nashville, in connection with prominent banking firms in New England, have formed » companyto be known as the Corporation of Day ton, for the sale of town lots, the establishment of industrial enterprises, etc. It is an assured fact that within six months Duylon will have another railroad from the tsouth-eust, which will make it an important junction and transfer point for nearly one-fifth of the freight and passenger traffic between the Great North-west and the South-east. In addition to this it is located on the Q^ and C., one of the largest and most important of the Southern Trunk Lines: It is in .the midst of the fertile and beautiful Tennessee Valley; has already an «•<=- tiblished reputation as a prosperous and s. c manufacturing town and some additional strength 3.3 alieitlth resort. The strongest firm at present located there7s the Dayton Coal & Irot Co.', an English Corporation, who have built a standard ga-uge railroad Xo their mines,and own propo:._. _ . ... 4th and 5th, and special trains will be nn from New England also from the important cities of the North.and 'North-west, which will undoubt cdly be .a great success, as tke plan is to discour age .extravagant prices and put the property in the hands ofthe people atapnce -where tne> can ifTord to hold and improve it. Excursion tickets, Cincinnati to Davton and ruurn, will be sold by agents QUEEN AND CUES C-HNT ROUTE and connecting lines North. I-out through trains daily from Cincinnati withou.' ^nur.ge of cars. . A Sprlns; Medicine. The druggist claims that people call dally for the new cure for constipation and sick headache", dlscovererlby Dr. Silas Lane while In the Kockj Mountains. It is said to be Oregon grape root (a great remedy In the far west for those complaints) combined with simple herbs, and Is made for use by pouring on boiling water to draw out the strength. It sells at 60 cents a package aud Is - 5 - - ~ ~amplelree. called Lane's ramlly Medicine. Sample! leod —There is a grim humor ahout some if Judge Lynch's executions.. A hank ^resident in 'South western Texas made ,way with all the funds under his harg-e, and then posted on the door of iis institution: "Bank suspended." ?hat nig-ht he was interviewed by a number of depositors, who left him ianging to a tree with this amended notice pinned to his breast: "Bank presi- lent suspended." —Breakfast Rolls,— Sift, two . quarts if flour, mash two large boiled potatoes and mix in with a tablespoonf ul of lard, ne cup of yeast, one cup of sweet ailk, a teaspoonful of salt and a tables- loonful of sugar. Knead all tog-ether, . et to rise; make in rolls, put in a greased pan, set in a warm place until ery light and bake quickly. — Ladies' lome — A stingy man does the devil's work or nothing. — Kam's Horn. TFor Over Fifty ITears. An:oid andWell-Trled Remedy.—Mrs. Wlnslow'8 Soothing Syrup has been used for over Fifty Years by Millions of Mothers for 'their Children While Teething, with Perlect Success. It Soothes the Child, Sortens the Gums, Allays all Pain; Cures Diarrhoea. Sold by druggists In every part of the world. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup, and take ne other kind. Twenty-five cents a bottle, 1une20diwly Miles'Nerve ami liver Pills. An Important discovery. They act on the liver, stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new* principle. They speedily cure biliousness, bad taste, torpid liver, piles and coUstlpatlon Splendid for men, "women and children. Smallest mildest, surest. 80 doses lor 25 cents. Samples free at B. F. Keesllng's, 1 Bucklen'* Arulcn Salve. The Best Salve In the world for Cuts, Bruises, 'Sores, TJlcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains Coma, and all Skin Eruptions, and positively cures Piles, or no .pay reaulred,. It Is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 26 cents per box. FOB SALE BY B, F. Keesllng. (lr) THE KEY. GEO. B; THAYEE, of Bourbon, Ind., says: "Both myself and wife owe our lives to Shiloh's Consumptive Cure. Sold by B. F. Keesling- _ 6 CATAKHH CUBED, health and sweet breath secured, _by Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 50 cents. Nasal injector free. Sold by B. F. Kees ing _ .3 Fain and dre»< attend the use of most catarrh remedies. Liquids and snuffs are unpleasant as well as dangerous. Ely's Cream Balm Is safe, pleasant, easily .applied Into the nasal passages and heals the Inflamed m embrane giving relief at once.' Price 50c. to28 —What a proud world this would be If every man lived up to his little" son's, estimate of him. There is a small boy in this city in whose eyes his unworthy- father is the greatest man in all the world. His mother, who is a. great student of history, whose admiration for Napoleon Bonaparte is almost equal to her son's admiration for his father, delights in telling the boy the wonderful stories of the great Emperor's achievements. There was a great sorrow in the child's face when he heard the story of Moscow, and his eyes suffused with tears as he said: "Wasn't it too bad, mamma? Oh, if papa had only been there!"—N. Y. Sun. CEOUP, WHOOPIN& COUGH and bronchitis 'immedi^l^relie^^ Cur<\ Sold by B. F. Keesling. —Itowland Hill once finished a charity sermon by requesting 1 all persons who were in debt not to place any thin"- iri the plate. is SCROFULA It Is that Impurity In the blood; -which, accumulating in the glands of the neck, produces unsightly Jumps or swellings; which causes painful running sores on the arms, legs, or feet; which developcs ulcers in the eyes, cars, or nose, often causing blindness or deafness; which is the origin of pimples, cancerous growths; or the many other manifestations usually ascribed to "humors;" which, fastening upon the lungs, causes consumption and death. Being the most ancient, it is the most general of all diseases or affections, for very few persons are entirely free from it. CURED By taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, which, by the remarkable cures it has accomplished, often when other medicines have failed, has proven itself to be a potent and peculiar medicine for this disease. Some of these cures are really wonderful. If you suffer from scrofula, be sure,to' try Hood's Sarsaparilla. " My daugliterMary was afflicted with scrofulous sore neckf rom the time she was 22months old till she became six years of age. Lumps formed inkier neck, and one of them after growing to the size of a pigeon's egg, became a running sore for over three years. :We gave her'Hood's Sarsaparilla, when the lump and all indications :0f scrofula entirely disappeared, and now she seems to be a healthy child." J. S. CAKLTLE, Nauright, N. J. N. B. Be sure to get only Hood's Sarsaparilla SoldbyalldrtireUts. »1; tlxfor J5. Prepared only by C. I. HOOD *fc CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, M*w. IOO Doses One Dollar Attractive and Promising Investments CHICAGO REAL ESTATE TURNER & BOND, IO2 Washington St., Chicago, III. Established 1875. Reference htSsil Bunt, CliicaRO. 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