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t "WeU,-Sainta\ * Claus must have run out o'Soap when he left you." Even the children recognize Santa J Claus Soap as one of the good things I of life—and why not? It keeps j their home clean and makes theirl mother happy. Try it in your home, j Sold everywhere. Made only by I The N. K. Fairtank Company, CHICAGO. Parisians said' it was the cleverest act of the kind ever produced. When the lights were turned out and Philion started on his careless return journey, rolling down the narrow spiral with the speed of an express train with a thousand rockets and Roman candles and a sea of red fire sputtering- and hissing about him, he felt that he had done a pretty cute thing. M. Philion is now in Chicago. lie lias brought his replica of the Eiffel tower j with him. There is enough steel in the 1 structure to ballast an ordinary ship ] and it required two railroad cars to i bring it here. It is a complicated arrangement and requires several days in erection. J'AJNJN JL JL'A V Ji'JN JTU Jtb J.. WRITES OF SARDOU'S LOVE- TORTURED HEROINE. CfeYer, Sh« Say*. In thu HiKtory of the Play, H;« Sach a 3I:uiy-Siilctl Chnr.ictei as Gisiuondu 13ct-u riucod on T.ho Stags. NATURE'S STEREOTYPING. INFESTED WITH RENEGADES. TfHi "Hloody Pnnirt.Hitla" or TfrxiM Oyer- rtin by Tlilirvrt »ml Miii-dnrom. 'William Ferguson, United States customs inspector for the San Antonio district, has returned from n trip through the ]!ig Kcnd country,commonly known as the "Ulondy I'uniusula' 1 of Texas, fn his report of his visit lie .says: "The custom olliccrs nt Iloquillus, in the ]>ig Bend Country, have the loneliest station in the saiithivc.st. There are no jji-Amorican.s within fifty rnilus of them. They are in a country whore every man sleeps with one eye open and his right hand near Ins six-shooter. There is necessity for precaution. ]>oth above and below UoqnUlas are bands of renc- Jes and cutthroats who only await a to steal and murder without They arc barbarians. A year or two ago these outlaws attacked a man named Ayres and shot him dead. His wife saw the deed, and her grief was so exasperating to tho murderers that they cut off her head, set her body against a wall, placed the severed head HERE IS A NEW FEAT. Its Performer Is a Frenchman, Philion by Narno. lie St.-iml.i on n Globe nrul Rolls It to the Top of n Klity-Foot Tower—One of tho Unique Acrolmtlc I">uta of tfm Day. Harts Curiosity Found by a Surveyor In • Florldn Cypress Swamp* One of the great difficulties that surveyors encounter ID attempting to follow the lines of old surveys is the disappearance of old landmarks. This may occur from the heedlessness of man or the forces of nature. An example of the latter is shown in the accompanying cut. It shows with sorae degree of accuracy the perfect stereotyping- that nature is capable of executing, though she takes years to .accomplish the task. In 1S34 the United States government- surveyor made surveys of certain lands in Florida, and, as is the custom, noted corners and angles by blasting- the. The inventor of anything- now in the line of arenic performances is a rara avis. Such a variety is Achille I'hilion, a little bustling Frenchman who has invented a new method of climbing- towers and traversing dizzily-suspended cables. Philion was born in the circus profession, lie is permeated with the circus spirit. Ho lilies to do daring- things.. IIo loves to ascend to heights that give other people vertigo and perform feats that make his rivals turn four shades of green with envy. I'hilion bcg-an his career by being carried on his father's shouldei I lin, tho lap and left tho corpse in that i while a madly-dashing circus horse was position. I talked with a gentleman : doing- its best to land them both among from Alpine, who helped to bury tho husband and wife. This horrible incident shows the spirit of, the pangs that infest that country. They live by stealing and robbery. Cattle- men who formerly had cattle in the lower part of tho Big 1 Bend were unable to raise young- stock. The thieves and renegades stole them. Is early all the stock has been moved out of that country, anil the owners are doing 1 their best to pot tho remainder out. I should like to see the state rangers tackle those i renegades. I should also like to see I Dome of those legislators who cannot 1 SCO the use o'f rangers spend a short time in that country. Their minds |'won Id undergo a change. The rene- pudes arc " fCom Mexico. They cannot I live in their own country and should [ not be allowed in ours. It mny seem .strange to most Tcxans that there is I such a set of outlaws in their own state. I have drarvn the case mild and colored It not a bit. I'lfinty of testimony, I think, could be obtained in Alpine and Marathon and vicinity to substantiate my statements." —An old hen is the most exclusive of IBl.l fowls. She doosn'tallow any chicks I about her that don't belong to her'sot, I —Atlanta Journal. Easily, Quickly, Permanently Restored. ^ IVcnkncfin, Debility, nnd all tbo train r .cviti from early errors or • I'xcessi-s. tho results of work, yickno.w, worry, oi". r-'iillstronftth, dovol- opuicuuuid lone Riven to i anil portion Simple, nnt- ..,;,,, ils. Iramocil- - I i f •''"/ at'- Improvement seen. • Failure linjx^illili;. -.w'J^ reference**. Book, explanation and jiroois uuUeJ (SiuUed) jfroe. ERIE MEDICAL'GO., Buffalo, N.Y. /VSCVi Ti-- __ 1 I itiuanon ^-T", ' i . .-i.-0 1 -' v "P' t ' r s |in R P TO^/l^'TV V >"•'''•'.'« bll 'Jy- Si A/'o'/'^i ,^-M.l l ••"•"• "i^uo'ls. tho wondering- people in the front row ! ofaParishippodrorne, Then he became | a juvenile acrobatic wonder, and made the boys yearn to emulate his example ! and share in the extravag-ant plaudits that nightly greeted his youthful ef- | forts. i When ho got out of knickerbockers lie learned to perform on a big globe, and after ho had tumbled off a few times and had his neck nearly broken and narrowly escaped getting- his spinal column wrenched into knots he astonished himself and everybody else by doing 1 what all the other globe.perform- crs had done and many things more. But Philion was far from satisfied, lie worked on his slippery globe and smiled at the crowds and bowed his acknowledgment of their applause, as only a Frenchman can bow, and all tho time ho was thinking—thinking what ho could do that would be different from what anybody elso had done; that would bo so dangerous that nobody else would dare to do it; that would bo so startling all would talk about it, just because they couldn't help themselves. Ho mentally performed feats that nobody ever heard of and nobody ever will hear of, for that matter. lie defied the laws of gravity —through the medium of his gray ma1> tor—and in his soaring fancy he set the world in such a roaring, unquenchable A UIT OP NATURES STEKEOTVPI.XO). _ You will ride M a Bicycle 11 trees and marking on them with g-aug-er's tools the rang-e, township and section numbers. The surveyor employed by the Florida Land . & Lumber company of Volusia county, Fla., recently, during the course of an examination of the lands of the company, split up a cypress tree in search of such corner marks. The ax separated tho chip, of which the above is a picture, and disclosed on the truiil'-: of the tree the marks for which he searched. The marks, "R. ."0, T. 14, S, S3,"appear in bas-relief on the concave side of tho slab, or chip, and are as distinct as the original marks were when, tho surveyor made them on the trunk of the tree over sixty years ago. Every feature of tho matrix is distinctly reproduced. The land company's surveyor sent, the following explanatory letter with the chip: "Tin's curiosity is a chip cut off a cypress tree sta.nding 1 near the southwest corner of section 3:3, township 14, range 30. These marks of the section, rang-o and township numbers were cut into the tree by the United States g-ov- ernment surveyor in 183-1, and tho new growth of the tree covered up and grew over the marks, taking- the reverse impression of the marks yet remaining- on the tree. The chip was split oil by me while examining 1 the lands of the Florida Land & Lumber company. Ky- reference to the map you will see that this corner is in the edge of a cypress swamp. Many such marks were found by me, and this is one of the many proofs of the accuracy of my survey." The specimen will be sent by the owners to the' New York Museum of Natural History. Of conrsp you will ride. All tho world will—fashion, pleasure, business — men, women, children. It takes ft while sometiincsfor tho world to recognize its privileges; but when it does it adapts itself promptly. Therefore, you who are in the world will ride a bicycle—a .. COLUMBIA bicycle if you desire tho best the world produces ; a Hartford, the . next best, if anything short of a ..Columbia will content you. Columbias, $100; Hartfords, ) $60 ; for boys and girls, $50, POPE MFG. CO., Hartford, Conn, Bo.ton SM fnnclK*, Ftnrlducf, Bnffitl*. *Uiofa«— «ompr*lMiuiT«, tmratiful— *l MJ crfrw. orbTm»illor(wo»-«»ot«Urap«. The t»ll» of ill Iho n»w ColnmblM «nd Htrtfordi r^ Ii W. PILUING, •t hr COLDXBI1 aii H1HTFORD Blcjclo. INDIANA. OS THE SPIRAL. blaze of excitement that nothing on earth or in the heavens above ever could, would or should, by any hook or crook, extinguish it. Then the Eiffel tower suggested a project. Philion looked at his globe and then at the tower, and in his mind's eye he saw Eifu.-1's masterpiece encircled by a spiral pathwajgjScd be, Philion, ascending to tho pinnacle, rolling-the sphere under his feet, with all the world looking on wit-h bated breath and expecting every minute to see him turning involuntary backward somersaults toward the ground. . At last Philion had found what he wanted—an idea. Ilo wont to work with tho energy of a Frenchman and the nervousness of an enthusiast. With infinite 2abor and at large expense he 'developed his project, lie could not erect an Eifl'el tower, but he could construct something suggestive of its height. When he got through he had a tower sixty feet high, encircled twice or thrice by a narrow spiral, like the thread of a great screw. Then he began to experiment with the globe upon the spiral. His dexterity aided him. Many times he failed, and many a time he narrowly escaped injury. Eventually he succeeded in rolling the globe to the top of the tower. It was a feat. It set Paris talking. When Philion extended a great cable across the auditorium from the pinnacle of the tower and rolled out over the heads of the audience, the Bonnty for Dairy Product*. The Dairy association of the province of Quebec is asking an annual grant of S220.000 to enable the association to subsidize a line of steamers which would ;arry refrigerators for the shipment of butter, cheese, bacon and hams to Great Britain, which has an annual import of 8117,000,000. T IS PROBABLE Lhat Vict-orion. Sar- dou never sketched a heroine of so many moods and passions as characterize "Gismonda." With almost every turn of the kaleidoscope of her nature new phase is presented—always imperious, self-willed and defiant—just such a sovereign as one might well imagine adorned the court of Athens, at that Medieval period when it was a picturesque -mixture of feudal and Byzantine rule. As the duchess, as the woman, as the distracted mother, as the lover, as the avenger — in all these phases is she marvelously por- rayecl. We first see her as the Duchess of Athens, floating- gracefully upon tlie wave of flattery and adulation: pleased with herself, haughty and condescending. Then as the mothcr.almost crazed with the seeming- loss of her darling child, and offering for his rescue what to her is the greatest of all gifts—herself and her duchy. It is heni tliat she appears proud to a fault, permitting no one to dil'Cer with her nor contradict her opinions. Fon'l of her child. Fancy free, yet longing, looking for a mate. A hero worshiper. How eagerly she seeks to find in her child's deliverer her girlhood's love, Zaccaria.who has been reared in a Moslem court, and how great tin; disappointment when, with bated breath, slie sits clasping her young heir to her heart, asks that his deliverer be brought before her and sees that it is not Zaccarla, but a bleeding, staggering, rough hireling. Instantly she resolves that to keep her vow is Impossible, but how to escape it? The church shall free her as it has others—it must. She, duchess of Athens, not even heaven itself can oppose her will, and so she s°es to a monastic retreat to await the decision of his holiness. Here she is humble in her piety until she learns of the pope's refusal to absolve her from her vow, because it was sworn on the cross, when she is suddenly transformed from a saint Into a demon, uttering passionate curses upon the church, the bishop and the world in general. Next, she is disclosed as a love-tortured being, unbridled In her passion, giving even her honor to save her name and rank when the offer of money, jewels, titles and her prettiest maid of honor are Spurned by this hireling-. He only replies, "No, no, no," but when face to face with him Gismonda surveys the mnn and something whispers to her that although he Is a slave yet he is different to others about her, frank, gentle, unselfish, and, while listening to his past love and worship for her she is deeply moved and when he tells her 'tis only the woman ho wants, and she alone, Gismonda Is quick to see her chance for release from a life with an Inferior, promises to pay his price for her freedom and tells him she will seek him. This is one of the grandest scenes of human passion ever penned by Sar- dou, I think, a masterpiece. Behold Gismonda in a new role! Now she comes as the avenger. Her own life counts as naught in her frenzy to save the hireling she has learned to adore, and, to avenge the would-be 'murderer of her child. She has loved this man and, as dawn Is breaking, leaves his hut, her faithful nurse attending her,, when voices and steps are heard below on the hill. Fearing to be seen she conceals herself and then follows a scene of love, hate, vengeance, and at last murder, one crowding so quickly on the other that • the audience hold their breath In expectation and suspense. Gismonda is now the tiger, and she fiercely springs upon him who has plotted against her child ana lover. Zaccaria falls, and she stands an "avenging angel." Lastly, comes the woman —loving, trusting, sacrificing, humbling- herself to the dust. Such self- abnegation I never before dreamed of— What is Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitchers prescription for Inftnts and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil' It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years' use by Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allayt feverishness. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd, cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relievM teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency. Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas* toria is the Children's Panacea—the Motfcsi^a Friend. Castoria. "Castorl* Is an excellent medicine for children. Mothers bare repeatedly told mo of its good effect upon their children." DR. G. C. OSGOOD, Lowell, Mass. 11 Castoria Is the best remedy for children of which I am acquainted. I hope tho day is not far distant -when mothers will consider the real Interest of their children, and use Castoria in- gttad of the voriousquack nostrums which are destroying their loved ones, by forcing opium, morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful- agents down their throats,, thereby sending; them to premature graves." Do. J. S". KINCHJXOK, Conway, Ark. Castoria. " Castoria is so xvel! adapted to children *«t- I recommendlt as superior toanypreaerlpUKi known to me." R. A. ARCBKIC, W. IX. Jl) So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, K, Tl "Our physicians in tho children's depuf- meot have spoken highly of tliolr expor!- enco in their outsido practice with Casujri*. and although wo only baMO (unouj; ora medical supplies what is known &s regular products, yet wo arc free to confoss that a*t merits of CsKtoria has won uu to look wi&L favor upon il." UNITED HOSPITAL AND Dis Boston, ALLEN C. Siirrn, Prcs., Th* Centanr Company, TI -Murrmy Street, New York City. IN THE WORL.P1 For keeping the System In a Healthy Condition. CU-3ES CURES Constipation, Actt on the Liver and Kidneys, Purlfle* Blood, Dispels Colds and Fevers. BeautlflO" the Complexion *nch IF Pleasing- and Refreshing to the Taste. SOto BY ALL. DRUQQlSTm. *3~A nicely illustrated cichty-pafi-c I.iocoja Story Book fiven to every purchaser «f^ ncola Tea. Price 2Sc. -Aek your droee'sUor LINCOI.K TEA Co.', Fon W» yn e for Sale by Ben Fisher TK£ RED RASPBERRY.- A Davlco for lierplri^ tho Vino* from Sprawling All Over tho Lot. 1 My way is to firmly drive 4-foof stakesone rod apart and nail to each, 30 inches above the ground, a short piece of plank 2 feet in leug-th and saw a notch close to each end of the upper edge. lo these notches firmly stretch "DEMEMBER there JL V are hundreds of brands of White Lead (so called) on the market that are not White Lead, composed largely of Barytes and other cheap materials. But the number of brands of genuine Strictly Pure White Lead is limited. The following: brands are standard '•'Old Dutch 1 ' process, and just as good as they -were when you or your lather were boys: "Anchor," "Southern," "Eckstein," "Bed Seal," "Kentucky," - "Collier." FOR COLORS.—National Lead Co.'s Pore White Lead Tinting Colors, a onc*poucd *~* n to a 35-pound keg of Lead and mix your own paints. Saves time and annoyance in matching shades, (nd insures the best paint that it is possible to put on wood. Send us a postaJ card and .get our book on paints and color-card, free; it will probably save you a good many dollars. NATIONAL' LEAD CO., New York. Cincinnati Branch, Seventh and Freeman Avenue Cincinnati. BRACED POST No. 10 wires and brace back tho end posts. The accompanying illustration makes perfectly clear this simple and effective way of doing the work. The advantages of^ieepiug. raspberry and blackberry vfaes from sprawling all over the lot will be best appreciated by those who have tried this method.— W. M. King, in American Agriculturist. FRESH DAIRY DOTS. DAVENPORT AS GISHOKDA. a life of self-sacrifice would be an easier atonement, for. after being lived 'awhile, it would 'become as second .nature. But for a haughty, proud, vain woman to sacrifice all to save her title and rank—making- confessions, not to her priest alone, but in the presence of .all the people, lovers, vassals, and istrang-ers should redeem her if ghe were a devil, and Gismonda, after all, Is iOnly a woman.. This Is perhaps the '.greatest climax ever represented upon the stage, and I await with the liveliest iinticlpatlon the verdict of the American public on this marvelous creation. FANNY DAVENPORT. WHE>* starting a creamery buy a new outfit throughout. • TDE cheesemakers of the west are charged with being- slow in the adoption of improved methods. IF the butter will not come, and the cows are not salted, salting them will frequently remedy t3jc trouble, IF co«" owners who have never fed pumpkins will try them'once, thej- will be convinced of their excellence as feed for milch cows. OSTK of the best dairymen in the country says that he has found it to be best to raise his own dairy stock. lie has found out tiie right o^-it. Tnn Kansas legislature refused to pass a law forbidding the coloring of imitation butter- to resemble genuine butter. That legislature ought to be ashamed of itself.—Farmer's Voice. to give me her hand." "Young man, you are joking; for. seriously, you must allow that Miss Baring could never become tho wife 6C a simple clerk." "But," said Labouchere, "if I were in partnership with Mr. Hope?" , "Oh, that would be quite a different thing; that would entirely make up for all other deficiencies." Returned to Amsterdam, LabouchcrB said to his patron: "You must take me into partnership;™ "My young friend, how can you thinfc of such a thing? It is impossible. Yow are without fortune, and — " "But if I became the son-in-law lof Mr. Baring?" "In that case the affair would bo sooo. settled, and so you have my word." Fortified with these two promises, Labouchere returned to Englandj-abd two months after married Miss Baring, because Mr. Hope had promised to' take him into partnership, and he became allied to the house of Hope • on the strength of that promise of marriage. Story of the PrlDcenn of IVulcn. The following pretty story is told of the princess of Wales to illustrate ber knowlcdge of housewifely <tuties: Ths princess visited an old protege of hers living in one of the cottages at Sarid- ringham. The good dame was knitting- a stocking and the princess took it out of her hand, saying: "You can't-do the heel as fast as I can." .And she-sat and chatted with the old lady, knitting the nattiest heel possible. It is needless to say that sacred stocking is treasured in a drawer with the needles just .is the princess left them. The story -is all right enough in its way, but the pessimist would be inclined to believe tliaat it was an excellent dLsplay of advertising enterprise on the part of the good flume-, and that already the roy.il stock- i:ig has been sold to at least a score of ryJic hunters. HOW A BRIDE WAS WON. A Scotch gentleman, plagued br fvoachers. procured a cork leg dressec. in stocking and shoe and sent it through.- t-'ie neighboring village by the towt crier, who proclaimed that it had been. foun'.l in a man trap on the previous aight in Mr. Ros*' grounds, whordcsired. to return it to its owner. There was DO more- p<~i-c!iing after that. SCROFULA Sharp JKtiKlnenH Practice of Vounjr ', J^»booeh«re, a Clerk. i In 1SS2 Mr. Labouchere. a relative of j ^-.TwaTs buffered Trdo hereditary Scrofula. the present member of parliament of I J tried vario*»remediessBdmany reliiblepbp- Miss Delia Stevens, of Boston, Mass., present that name, was c'.crk in the banking house of'Hope, of Amsterdam, One day he was sent by his parents to Mr. Baring, the celebrated London banker, to negotiate a loan- He displayed in the affair so much ability as to entirely win the esteem and confidence of the English banker. "Faith," said Labouchere one day to Earing, "your daughter is a charming- creature. I wish I conld persuade you ticians, bat none relieved me. Alienating tir bottle* of S.S. 8. am | now well. I am vei graetal to Too.cslfe Hut it caved me from a life of untold agony, and shall take pleasant* vacating only word* of ' praite for your wonderful medicine, and In rcconraendinft ft -to — — — *U who are afflldat with this puln.'ol Oitemt. 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