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erfect health is n,aintaU.!M by expelling from ^ ,^, i,u u«.yed product ° f «ipation,with the terriblc-results following tl,o absorpt.o,, ot «5«*a. *^the Tonic LEMON TONIC LAXATIVE. The refreshing prop^rues denvcd from Lemony wlUi tn«^ion c LARGE BOTTLES. 50 CTS. AT ALL DRUGGISTS. Bra'nacertaincurc for Indigestion, Headache and ailiousffe**. u*«vae raw i i i-c=, -« ~.~. ~. LEMON-TONIC-LAXATIVIE PEANUTS AND THE CIVIL WAK. An Eoorniom Iiicrvniin In Ihe Peanut Crop Hun to Old SollllurK. I don't suppose there are many people who Uno\v that the ever-popular peanut came oripinully to this country with the th-st cargo of slaves that landed on our shores, said a dealer in nut* and fruits, but such is the inter esting- fact. The peanut is a uative ol Africa, and in its wild state is as full of oil almost as a. fat 'possum, Culti ration and change of soil have greatly reduced its oleaginous quality, although the nut* raised in North Carolina secrete enough oil yet to make them in demand in France, where they combine with their African progenitor and cottonseed to make a grunt deal of the olive oil we find in our restaurants and groceries. And I don't believe there ,;ire many people outside of those who have ^it who ever liir.'irtl of the peanut habit. You don't like raw peanuts, do you? 1 thought not. Xo one does until he acquires tin; habit, and then he wants his raw peanuts just as rfirular asNi wants his Inliaeen. provided ho i/hew: or KinoUi's—ami if In:, has the peanut habit tin: chances- luv he is not a tobacco chewer. The funny part of the peanut habit is that it prevails only among veterans of the late war who served eithef iu Virginia or Tennessee or North Carolina. These aro the states where the bulk of the peanut crop is grown. Perhaps you can remember how tilings were before the war. If y can't, .1 will tell you tlr.it the peanut then was chieily a holiday luxury to « ie groat mass of people in this eoun- y. The day when the circus was in town, or when the county fair was showing its pumpkins and I'our-m'inute horse trots, or when the great and glorious Fourth of July had come around ;vgain, were about the only occasions when the popular yearning for the peanut was in any measure satisfied. On these memorable occasions the nut was shucked and masticated until it couldn't rest. It was only in the towns and large villages that the favored few could have peanuts with them always. Jiel'ore the war there wasn't a peanut roaster in the whole country outside of the big '.owns and cities, and the rural dealers bought their stock already roasted and delivered to them in "big, coarse bags. Today evyy cross-roads from .Maine to California has its peanut stand and its whee'/ing steam roaster, and the great American nut lias no bolter standing on circus day or Fourth of .'Inly than it has on any ordinary day of liio year, except that there is greater concentration uf energy as to its .shucking and chewing on these red-letter days. >'ow, then, a large proportion o.C the soldiers who went to Virginia. Tennessee, and North Caro'.iria were from the rural districts i.f the north. So, . when they got a:uong the peanut patches, they were, metaphorically speaking, ri'j-ht in clover. At first they roasted at their camp fires the peanuts they pulled from tin- patches, but it wasn't long befoiv they not only acquired a taste for them raw, but actually prel'envil them Unit way. The result was Unit tUc boys discovered after awhile that they hankered after their peanuts pretty nearly as much as they did for their tobacco, and after they got home thev brought the longing with them. What has been the conse- uence? The demand for peanuts in- cd so miu:h immediately after the tvnr that the crop didn't begin to supply it. '\Yideawake farmers saw the point, and garden patches whe.ro pea- .nuts had been grown for nobody knew how long were abandoned for broad fields, which were planted with the popular nut, an.I to-day Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina are growing something Hko three million bushels of peanuts a year-—a result due almost entirely to the civil war and tho contrac'tinR' of the peanut habit by the soldiers of both armies. Naturally, the relumed soldiers', loud call i'or peanuts soon placed tho nut within their reach and that of tho rural population to the furthest limit of 'wayback, and the nut ceased forever to be simply a holiday luxury. The floor ot the backwoods grocery is now Uttered nightly with the shucks of peanuts hot from a revolving roaster as thickly as it ever was on the Fourth of July in the olden time, and the old soldier can get his supply of raw peanuts at Way Back Corners just ns fresh and regular, al:uo>t, as if he were still on the old camp ground, yanking the' nuts from their native soil. ' When the war broke out most of the peanuts consumed in this country were raised in North Carolina. A great uianv were imported from Africa. They were ot" inferior quality. The best of the ante-bellum ' pi-'aimts, "as a mutter o£ fact were poor compared with the nuts grown to-day. Ju fact, even the latter demand for peannts has not seemed to have had the effect of improving the quality or increasing the yield of the North Carolina product verv much. Virginia and Tennessee, though, woke right up under the in- jisetl demand, and improved cultiva- lon has produced a nnt s especially in Virginia, that is as near perfection as can be. For all that, many old soldiers prefer the Httle, thin-shelled, strong-flavored Carolina unt to the : •best Virginia nut. "It seems to go.t ; there better and quicker," a veteran j •aid to me once. While the Virginia 'peanuts are the! . "best, their popularity was threatened I a couple ol years ago. Uonsutners.oe- gan to complain of their having a peculiarly disagreeable taste and smell, and they "did, too. What caused this was a mystery to the trade for a longtime. Finally it was learned that sometimes the shells of a growing crop are discolored by a prolonged spell of wet weather, and as one tiling- that recommends the Virg-inia peanut as a favorite in the market is its clean, white, glistening shell, a process of cleaning the damaged crop was invented. In it certain chemicals were used that impregnated the meat of the nut while cN-Ttnin^ 1 the shell. When this was discovered the urtilicia.1 cleansin;' of pea- yu 1 >.ln-Hs was discontipned until the difficulty in the process could lie rc-ins- d;i:u. which has been done. Norfolk, V:i.. is the greatest peanut center in the world, about one million bushels being handled there during the year. It is a pretty sight to see a peanut plantation whuti the vines :ire in blossom. The blossoms are a bright yellow ninl the vines a vivid green. Sf>; the nut does not grow from the blossom. • .\ssoonas the blossom appears, though, a. fine branch forms on the vine and shoot.-; down into the ground: The peas, as tlic lints are called on the plantations; form on the hhuot beneath the Lrrminil, lik'e -potatoes. When the crop is gathered in October the vines are plowed up and the nuts hnng to their roots. Vines and i'.H are piled in cooks in the h'eld, and in-twenty days the nuts are ready to be pulieifolV, placed in bays, and taken to thi! factories. There they are cleansed of dirl. assorted into diil'erent gi-iulfs, and poUsheil in revolviu ;• cylinders, when they are ready tor the consumer, whether he is the old soldier with the confirmed peanut habit or the lover of the nut smoking- hot from the roaster.—X. Y. !MIU. ' TAM!NG A TERROR. A -\V1I<1 ;inil Woolly Whirlwind Wullopod by One morning- in Silver Ranch a wild yell was heard at the far end of tho strect.and the anxious inhabitants who momentarily poked out their heads saw "Terraii tule'r Tom" on his pony clashing- up thestreetdischurg-ing a revolver from "each hand. The heads disappeared, and it was a deserted street, with but one inhabitant. That temporary solid citizen was the aforesaid "T. Tom, Kscj.." A .sign stayed his wild flight. L'pou that sig-n was the inscription: "Dr. Hopkins, surgeon dentist," When the reliable old citizens cautiously looked out and saw the pony in-front o£ the dentist's they knew Tom had the toothache, and veali/.eil that thura was I'lln ;Uiead. Of course, they knew he'd only shoot the dentist, anil wind np with'a friendly drink all around, so they gathered around the' doors and windows of the tooth-pulling- shop to see if Tom's hand was just as steady as over. Tom opened tho conversation as follows: "You long-legged grasshopper, pull this tooth, and be quick- as lightning and gentle as a zephyr." "All right. Sit down in that chair and I'll 'yank' it out for you." Tom leaned back in the chair, with a cocked revolver iu each hand, and replied: "You jest git the drop on that tooth now, or I'll yank you." Dr. Hopkins had a chair fixed for jTTst such customers. He had a heavy galvanic battery under tho scat, which could throw a circuit heavy enough to paralyze Jumbo, and he just quietly turned a knob on "Tcrranteler Tom," and walked around and took the pistols out of his hands. Tom writhed as though he were fastened to the chair of the inquisition, liis e3 - es stood out like door-knobs. Lie tried to yell, but no sound escaped his lips. It wns something new to Tom. lie didn't understand it: he had never heard of a galvanic battery aud he thought he •was going to die. Quickly the dentist pulled the tooth, took the remaining cartridges out of Tom's revolvers, and then, gradually letting up on the battery, he said cheerfully: "Tooth is oat, sir; flvo dollars, please." "What in all the tarncl grizzlies and wild cats was the matter with me while you was pulling that tooth?" "Oh, your nerves just gave way a little. That's the way'with most every- bodv when they get in a. dentist's chair." Tom was so ashamed to think his nerves gave way that he paid the dentist, invited all hands to drink and- rode off as gentle as a lamb, thinking' for the first time in his life that he had mistaken his vocation aud ought to -ntct the ministry.—-X. Y- Mercury. THE SILKEN PETTICOAT. Urocailoil Silk Giirmi-nt* Covered with Lac« mid Cnuslit L'p by Klbboii RiMi-tles. The petticoat of the season is one of the incongruities of fashion. A skirt D-f cheviot or serge may hide beneath its plainness a gorgeous petticoat of brocade:', silk frilled with lace and here and there with ribbon rosettes. The fashionable petticoat is fit for a ball. U is made very full, with organ- pipe plaits at the back and frequently a feather-bone inserted around the hem. This provides the skirt with the Correct Hare and makes it unnecessary to line the dress skirt with hair cloth. One of the most gorgeous petticoats to be worn beneath a dancing gown is made of white silk brocaded iu gold feathers. From the knee to the bottom of the skirt there is a succession of lace m files. Gold lace and ruffles of immi- tation duehesse alternate. i'etticoats tor street wear are made of changeable taffeta or black brocaded silks, "black lace and. plain satin rosettes are among the fashionable trimmings. One of the rainy skirts belonging to a Fifth avenue society woman is of black lace festooned here and there with clover colored ribbons. All these elaborate petticoats are jauntily perfumed. When rosettes are used as u, trimming each has it^ center formed' of a wee sachet baT. Other petticoats have the hem interline.! with a thin layer of cotton sprinkled with sachet powder.—N. Y- Vost. FIG UKES~ KCH~FAFiM£RS. How the Democrats Have Kept Tliirlr rronilni-h ro tilt- People. During the presidential campaign of IS'.), democratic press and orators appealed to the farmers of the country to vote for democracy and prosperity. They were told that witli the administration in the hands of the democratic party llieiv would be an increased value of all farm products, that markets would be extended, and that these would open up to the agriculturists an era of prosperity such as the country hail not seen. .Kegurdless oi' the eii'ect of former democratic administrations on the interests of the country, many fariners took democracy at Us word, and .Mr. Cleveland was elected president ami the control of both branches of tho national legislature was given to the democratic party, ' Jfnw two years have passed and it is interesting for the farmers to know how democracy has fulfilled its pledge. The agricultural department, presided over by u democrat, has given out figures which show the average farm values of certain products during the jvar !H'J4. When those -figures are placed side by side with the average values of the. same products in l.-J'Ji, the -farmers enn see exactly how they have been profited. Here are the figures: Afcra'it Farm 1'riCff, PUOLnH'T. Ili!ilt. !KT bll.. u ...... . r liu... INit .lues. ;njr tin Colion. . per ..Si.-l'Jl .. U.f.UI {D.Gil Los Kin Cfnls. •I V-10 i).Mil u.i";! U.OW !)-IWl Hut judging from the result of the last I'lccUon, the farmers did notwr.it for those figures. They saw the mistake and proceeded in •'- most, emphatic manner to rectify it. Tiic "good old democratic limes" is no longi-r u cry to conjure will). A no ther lh ing t! 10 fanners liavo discovered. They have seen republican hiws repealed which opened up to them foreign mufiicls for their surplus product. These laws were rcpi'.-.'.cd. not because the reciprocity treaties were nut working in the interests of the producers of the United States, but because they were enacted by tho republican party. The past, yei'.r Ir.::; beer: uill of lessons to Uio American farmer, and there is little doubt th:;t h<j has, prolltcd by them.— ToleuA Khiui;. ELEPHANT"" WORKERS. How the T»s Anim:i!:i .Aril Esud Iu K.«n- Out at the great straggling, old-fashioned sawmills of Rangoon, with their mountains of teak logs and acres of square timber, is to be .seen out: of, the sights of the east: and us far as the animal kingdom is concerned, of the whole world. A:i Ain'jriear. mill hand, fresh from the great Im/./.ing. whirring mills of this land, would find much to amuse him in the ponderous, obsolete affairs they run in the land of the pagoda i'or cutting up tho splendid teak wood. 'Hut though the mills are lacking in everything calculated to interest a man from this go-ahead land, the sight of the docile creatures that handle the timber will amply repay a visit. Most persons have at one time or another seen the trained elephants in the circus ride the tricycle, sit on a chair and do other tricks of that sort; but there is something forced about the whole thing, and the spectators feel that if it were not for the ropes and the tents and the guards the poor beast would make a clear bolt of it and cut the whole business. ]3ut out there in the open, where there is nothing to cheer or force him on his way—no bonbons or peanuts, no crowd of pushing, rashing supers to bustle him in to his act, excepting the mahout, who sits like a cherub up above, and whose office is more or less of a sinecure— the big fellow plods along and does the most dexterous sort of work iu a leisureh", methodical way. as if he were to the manner born. Straight and evenly he piles those great sticks of timber he is carrying, one by one, on his gleaming white tusks, his power- sul trunk thrown over to keep it in place. Tho last one he has put up is standing out a little at one end.-but he knows that as well as we do, for has he not run his keen little eye down the side to see. and leisurely he stalks down, and layinghismassive forehead ;igainst it.shoves it into place—exactly in place, too—not an inch too far nor an inch r.oo little. Then he flaps his great sail-like ears, and w'ith his tongue in his cheek and looking as full of humor and mischief as any~civcus elephant ever did, starts off for another ton or two of timber. Away he goes, tapping thegroand with his trunk as he rolls along, as if he were sounding the earth's crnst to see how solid it had become since he was born a few hundred years aback. Quite little 'odds and ends they are always picking up and blowing out of their trunks again; one cannot help j thinking that if they had pockets, one would nnu inern run ot queer 111/ue stones, shells, bits of string, nails and other things dear to the heart of the small boy and indigenous to his pockets. Sometimes our friend of the timber pops a handful of assorted goods he has gathered up on the dusty road into the lap of the sleepy mahout, as he sits nodding in the hoc Burmese sun. Sometimes he envelops his startled rider in a miniature cyclone, which np- ,pears to be made upoi nil theavailable debris in the neighborhood. A rare fund of humor these grave, dignified workers have, for it has not been drummed out of them in a circus. Another big fellow, his head and ears covered with pinkish-white spots, the same as any other leper—elephant or man—and the same .as ISarnum's celebrated "white elephant," is working away at a pile of slabs, lie wears a harness, and after he has carefully gathered tog-ether the ends o:' two or three great long slabs, cut from the full length of the trunk of a tree, he will pass the chain attached to his whittle tree about them, and walk them oft' to their proper place as if they were so many matches; then he will unhitch the chain again, using his trunk, and return for another load. A mighty giant, larger than either of •he others, is pushing a tremendous beam along the ground. Carefully he pilots it in and out amou'.: the piles of lumber aud sticks of timber. He pushes it with his fore foot, as one mi-j-ht shove a brick- out of the way with the boot, but it sticks a little he will take his trunk, too: if the jam is. obdurate and these means fail, he will kneel down aud put his mighty head against it, when something has to yo. I saw these wiU'kers get at their noonday rest—a washtnh full of grain. A washtub full of food does not seem to be very much, perhaps, for such monstrous beasts, but they want it on time. When the bell rings there is no more work for them—they .-imply refuse to do another turn. Malioir. • hiivo paid the penalty of trying to make i,;-,e:!i work "after hours" with their lives The bhr fellows art 1 good tempered enough, and will stand a lot of :ibusu from the mnhont. but when they make up their minds that a certain thiirr had better be done in a certain way it is not over wise to drive them iu the opposite direction too much. —Detroit Free Press. THE WINDOW GARDEN. How to Caro for thn riant* DurluR Ui« "Whiter s<?:is(ni. The early part of winter is a critical period for the window garden. There is likely to be too much heat, too little moisture in the atmosphere, and toe Small a supply of pure, fresh air. All these unfavorable conditions, netinf: together, bring about results undvr which most plants languish and ninny die. In order to avoid this, great care must be taken to guard against these obstacles in the way of successful plant culture. .Make it a rule to admit fresh air in liberal quantities daily, taking care to not let it blow directly on the plants if the weather is very cold. If this happens, tender a.nd delicate plants .receive a check which is often as harmful as a frost. It is a good plan to air the room by open ing a door or window some distance from the plants. Let the room fill with fresh air, which will lose its chill be fore it reaches the plants. In this way no injury results. The drynuss of the atmosphere can be overcome to a considerable degree by a daily showering of the plants- net a mere sprinkling—and by keeping water on a stove or register to evaporate constanlh-. If the soil in. the pots is covered with moss which is kept moist, or the pots are placed on sand which is kept saturated to its full ca- pacitj-, there will be a steady evaporation going on which is most bencficiai to the plants. Jf the items of fresh air aud moisture are given attention, and the temperature is kept at seventy to seventy-five degrees—,1 temperature quite high enough for the health of its human occupants—your plants may be kept in such a flourishing condition that a little later on they will give great pleasure by bountiful crops of flowers. Hut if neglected in these respects now, and a lowered vitality results, you cannot expect much in the way of flowers fro:n them. Care must be taken in watering. At this season most plants ave at, a standstill, and but little water is required. If enough is given to make up for what evaporates from the soil in the pot, it will be about all thnt is needed, as the plant is not in condition to make use of inuch, aud more than is necessary to keep the soil simply moist is likely to result in injury to it. This being tbe case, it is necessary to guard against danger from over-watering. 1 know but one rule to apply to this part of plant-culture, and that is. to never apply more water until the soil in the pot begins to look dry on its six-face. In warm weather, or when the plant is growing vigorously, it may be necessary to^do this daily, but during the earlv part of the winter three times a week will generally be often enough. When water is applied let it 1)2 given in sufficient quantity to thoroughly saturate the soil in the pot. If proper drainaare'ha's'been provided there is no danger from over-watering. Care should be taken to see that the plants'get all tbe light arid svmsbine possible to srive them. I).-) sway with etr.--.tuns and shades nr windows whom pJiiuu. nre kept, and dt-pend oa the plants for the adornment, of the window. Xo curtain o! costly lace is as beautiful as the ivy you train about the window-frame. Where you have fine healthy plants the absence of a curtain, will not be notice:!. .Turn yourplantsat least once- a week, M>}{ £ PAST guarantees the future. • It is not what we say, b-at what He 'd's Sarsaparula does, that tells the story. Remember HOOD'S CURES What is Castoria ifl Dr. Samuel Pitchers prescription for Infante and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute for Paregoric, Drops, Soothinc Syrups, and Castor Oil It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years' use by Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms andallayi feverishness. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd, cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relieve, teething troubles, cures constipation aud flatulency. Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Castoria is tho Children's Panacea—the Motl- . -3 Friend. Castoria. "Cnstori.i is an excellent medicine for children. Mothers havo repeatcdly told me of its good effect upon Uieir children." Dn. G. C. OSOOOD, Lowell, JIass. « Castoria is tho best remcd)- for children of which I am acquainted. I hope tho day is not fnr distant when mothers •willconsidertbem.il interest of their children, and usu Castoria instead ot the variousqunck nostrums which ore destroying their loved oaes, by forcing opium, morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful agents down their throats, thereby sending them to premature graves. 1 " Du. J. F. KrecnKLOE, Couway, Ark. Ca;. ',£:d. •' Castoria is so we: ? - ; :V5pt«d to children (b*C I recommend it assCT^-ortoanyprescriptin known to uie." II. A. Aliens*, M. D., ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, X. S^ " Our physiciass in the children's &fp*K- ment havu spoh™ highly ot thfir c.\TX«- enco iu their outside practice wiili CA^icri*. and tilUiouph wo only have iimuaff oct nivdical supplies what is known as itrKviw products, yet wo arc fr«J to confess thai i3»e merits of'osToria has won us to loot viltr favor upon it." U.XITUD HOSPITAL iso Disr-i^isiBi; Boston, liMC. Aijj» - C. Surrii, /Vm., Th» Centaur Company, Ti Murray Street, Now York City. IN THE WORL-Di For keeping the System In a Healthy Condition. CURES Headache, CURES "Constipation, Acts on tho Liver and Kidneys. Purifies tho Blood Dispels Colds and Fevers, Beautifies the Complexion and w Pleaslnsr and Refreshing to tho Taste. SOLD BY ALL. DftuGarsrs. XJ3-\ nicely illustrated eiRbty-pairc Lincoln Story Bool; (riven to every -purcli.-iser of a e of Liacoln Ten. Price 25c. Ask your drncffist.or LINCOLN T,;A Co.. Fort Wayne. ItuL For Sale by u ' H to jfiva all suit's or ttiem ;i chance at tliiTsmihlime. Shift Uiom u tout, so that, the smaller ones need not be kept, in tho shade of thu l:n-^er ones ;iH the time-. Do no!, ;in-:m-o your plains in UK- window in siu-h :i manner :is to attract, the uUeiilioTi "f pa.ssei'h-by ivliile liioir ;ippenr:i:;eo i'mm !,hu room is iffinn-ot'.. I'luntsi-hunlil never bo jri-owu for thu purpose of outside show, lr.it for the beautifying of the roo:n for its oc- ciinants. Therefore, in ar:-:in;rin<.'yoiir plants. Him to ma.ico l':i.--:u look u'e'.l from thu inside rather :hu:i the outside. point of view. Jt is ;i ^ood plan to pla.ei- the taller ones at, the sides. This not onlv enables on>' to make the window more attriflivi- than : t ever is where no regard is naid to jrroupinff 'v!;c plants, b for . large ana small ones to get r,r. equal benefit from the light an:l sun This is.ns has bou:i sai.l, the season, of rest for many plants—indeed, for most—but many in:rsons fail to understand why their plants do not grow, anil they seek v> bring them iuto active growth by Hut -.ippUeiUion of fertilizers. This is all wrong. A plant not iu active growth should not be given any stimulant. as it is not in a condition la :na:;c use of, it. Wail until the plant takes n st-.irt. and then Lvgin to apply some good fertilizer in small quantities. As it increases in vigor ujore liberal quantities can be used, i but over-stimulation by rich food should be avoiJc-L Xevcr force a plant to make a rapid growth in the house in winter by the application of fertilizers in large doses, for such growth is quite sure to be unhealthy. Aim at a vigorous, healthy development rather than a rapid one. This will be indicated by well colored foliage, sturdy stalks, and a general absence of attenuated leaf stems. Too much heat, too much stimulation, and too liu-le fresh air make plants slender and weak and generally unsatisfactory; but attention to the above suggestions will result in strong and healthy plants, and unless you have such plants yon need not expect much in the way of flowers.—Eben E. Rexford, in Harper's Bazar. Not A Good Idea. A Friend—If you love her, old fellow, why don't you marry her? Bachelor Doctor—Marry her? tVby, she is one of my best patient^ —Life. —It is a secret known to but few, yet of no small use in the conduct of. life, that when you fall into a man's conversation, the first thing you. .should consider, is. whether he has a greater inclination to hear you. or that you should hear him.—Steele. - -Tired l-'eet. —If, when obliged to be on vour feet all day. \ ou change your shoes several times for a fresh pair, you will be astonished how ranch it will rest the tired feet, for no two fchoes press the foot In the same park —Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according- to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally act according to custom, —Uacoo. Ship IjinnohiilK In Jsipnn. The .Japanese apply one of thcinnaay "pretty ways" to the launching off ships. " They use no v.-ine. '.They hangover the ship's prow ;i large pasteb<xuxL cage full of birds, and the momcnttho ship is afloat a man pulls a string, tbe cage opens and tho birds iiy away, making (he air alive with music anfl. the-'whirr of wings. The idea is thafc the birds welcome the ship assliebc- gins her career us a thing of life. !^5~Tlie democratic party comcft high, but tho people would have it. In a year and ten da.;> the principal o£ tlu) public debt ha:, increased§!0^.000,-' 000, and before the maturity of tho bonds tho interest eliarges will amount to about SI3).000,000 more. ' Therefore, it has cost the people of the UnhAi States about a, million dollars a day since February 1, It-'.M. for of .seeing Grovor Cleveland udelphia Press. O~lt is all'a mi.sl.a.ke for tbir>-admi»- istralion to attempt to outline a foreign policy until it has a domestic pol- icy.—Totedo I'.lade. MERCURIAL POISON j JroDi tlic usual trailiaentof blood tronbVe by which tl'C system in filloJ with mercury too. polish mixtures—more to be droideJ than the diseiuiC— wd iu a shun, \vhileisina-fforaeco*- ditlon tlmt) hdioro. RHEUMATISM and iicbiDg Joints moltc life miscaihlf!. S-S.S. tr a reliable care for mercurial rbcitn)uUhni» aw affords relief even nfier - — — all else bus Jailed. f ram o of U» table, and' absolutely harmless; take no substitute. Send for our treatise on blood and skin diseases, mailed free to any n^v..^™. BWJFT SPECIFIC COJJPAJOT, Atlantz, Gm. s A LADY'S TOILET Is sot complete without.an ideal POMPLEX POWDER- PGZZON Combines .every dement of beauty and purity. It is beautifying, soothing, healing, healtlt- ful. a.v* harmless, and when.'' lightly used is invisible. A most V • delicate and desirable protecticya p t« the face in this climate. Insist upcn luiTisg the gertt If IS FOR SALE EVERYVTKIw ,/h .-.