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iS^K y «**. "."> 7< W **- THECTPBB «** AMOM. IOWA. fttfrftAitto fc»i.f*6. i»t iiid glerloiK tlitng it is o lenrn, for f even years ot to, , .J LorOfmWl what of thltt Bud thi§, Eft fttftoned fit to f«c» the foe— H Byini bullet down the Pats, »t*hi«Vle»cle»r: "AllftoBhlB grass." • tftWe huftdftd JiofttidB per Minnfh spent ,4,Ofi in&klng brain and body moetot For nil the mnrdoroM intent ' Comprised in "villainous BOItpeter" , - Aftd after-ink tho VusnfKftiea What comes 6f nil onr 'clones. *A teMt&mage In a Border Station—' .. A caiitef, do*n foiho dark defile— > thousand pohnds of education ")p» to a ten-ftajiW JeCili I— tfrmnmOfB boium the squadron'* pride Shot like a rabbit In the ride' Stf pftfpOBltlofl finoltd ftrote No torinnlffi the text-book knows, Wilt tnrn th a bullet from j-onr coat, Or Ward Ihetnlwafs downward blow. Strike bafd who carea-shoot straight who can— Tho, odds arc oil the cheaper man. One sword-knot stolen from the camp Will pay for all iho school expenses Of dny Kurrilm Valley scnfflp Who knows no word of moods and tenses, lint being blessed wlrh perfect sight, Picks oilouf mcesinatOB left and right, With home-bred horii.-« Ihe MII-fltUM leom, The tfoop-shlpn bring IIH one by one, Avast expense of Ilinu and Blenm, To Blay Afrldls where they ran. The "captives of our bow and spear" Are cheap, alas I as \vonro dear. THE WOOiJS' BARMEN i'AUTV. . The young VVootU and tlieir friend, Mr. Dobbs, were sitting, some on rustic garden seats, sonio on the thick turf, in a pretty garden, 'f he garden belonged to Uncle Ezekiel Wood. These cliildren had always lived in the small brick house next door to their uncle. They had lost their mother, and their farther depended much on Uncle 'Shekel's judgment. Uncle 'Zekel wan u bachelor, and very particular. Uncle 'Zekel wanted Rebecca to have painting lessons, wanted Sallie to cultivate her voice, wanted Randolph to go to college, wanted those youngsters, ' Bob and George, to have bicycles,—but two things Uncle Zekel did not want,—sticks and children on his grass. At the time of our «tpry, thi* peculiar old gentleman had left his. .trim white house ajHHri'3"Wmtr poodle in change of ^4bB*Eou8iikeeper mid had gone on a jour- ir=^«^' noy. "You children must not bring your traps in here," said Rebecca. ''Oh, Randolph! Need Bob and George .tug around? Amy darling, don't be a nuisance." "The fact is, Miss Rebecca, struck in young Air. Dobbs, "your uncle is not my ideal of perfection. Is this the way your uncle wonts a fellow to walk?" Mr. Dobbs tiptoed over the grass in the most gingerly fashion, finally smiting himself tit Rebe.cca's feet. "1 won't sit hard, he said solemnly, "You wouldn't sit long, if-Uncle was here," cried George. "We don't sit on Uncle's grass when lie's this side of the Connecticut." •'••'.' "Hush! Nonsense! Upon my word, QGeorge's elder brother nnd sister looked their disapproval at this speech. "But it s the place for a garden party, ' said Mr. Dobbs. "On the Fourth, now! Would the old gentleman 1 mind?" "Of course not," said Randolph. "You may say it if you like, but you can't make it true," said George. This was a favorite saying with George. "George, I w^Jl write to uncle myself, said Rebecca.jlrand ask him. But we may not gel tif-/answer before the Fourth, BO we won't wait." "Let's have a minuet and costumes, said young Mr. Dobbs. "Couldn't wo write the invitations now?" That night the invitations were sent. nnd father's objection silenced, and tne costumes arranged, tho minuet rehearsed. "Would the oldgenllemun mind? waa a question often asked by Mr. Dobbs during the next week. Young Mr. Dobbs and Rebecca! What wonders did they effect in Uncle 'Eckel's garden! * First, a place for croquet was found; then Mr. Dob.bYs attention was turned to the need of a different arrangement of the potted plants. "Really, Miss Re- bescaW cried he, "Wo cannot have this stiff effect. Will the old gentleman mind?" Next came hummocks, then a stand knocked up for the fiddles, then the little stand to be decorated. In and out. in and out the gate, went Bob, and George and Amy .watched ever by the uneasy poodle. James, the gardener was first astonished, then pleased, then troubled, until on tho morning of the Fourth he had reached a state of nervous terror, which he dared not disclose to Mr. Dobbs, and so vented on the unlucky George. "Here, you there, sir! Not another posy," he cried, as George stooped over his best geraniums. ""J'ain't iny blame," said George. "They want to fill the foot-tub." "Bjinlrill!" Khoutndthe infuriab with George., yO« infgnfcnate Befti*.' Bat ,*6t now. sir § sot now. ' . ^ ^ •'I couldn't swftllef," Said (^oftfe. <IT Vhy not?" _ , , . "1 couldn't. Did yon get Rebece&'S letter?" No sir: 1 got no letter. In what way- is a letter connected frith yonr sore throat?" ||It tells." ' ; , "cSJdrti? are ft care, sir," said Uncle Ezekifil, addressing the druggist over ni8 glass of sod"., "... , . , . "He, het l-hey have,been a-goin', art. Yes, they have so,"butrtoul the drtfggiat. -it's nature. Mr. Wood-" • Here the druggist's attention became absorbed out the window. Uncle 'Zekel. turning, saw a short young man in light bluestockings and a linneh duster stand- inc at the door of his hack. (It was Mh Dobbs.) Uncle 'Zekel stepped out. "Thunder and lightning!" he hwird the vounir man say, and the heavens iin- wdiutely answered with a resounding, peal of thunder. Now if there was one thing that made Uncle 'Zekel nervous it was a thunder storm. "What do yon mean, he said to his nephew, "talking tu a rascally, swearing actor! Yon, sir, stand out of my way, and Uncle 7-ekel slammed the carriage door in Mr. Dobbs's face and dtove off. George settled Imck in his corner, and fixed his eyes resignedly on the curtain tas- 8 Crash, bang went the thunder, andlittle dashes of wind, and little dashes of rain, and tongues ot lightening en me and went until with a r«sh, the torrents descended, and blotted out the world. "I hope the poodle is in,' mused Uncle 'Zekel. "1 shall speak to your father, George, about your peculiar conduct, an the company in which 1 found you. As he spoke he produced a plaited neck scarf from his valice. "Put this around your heck." "I shan't," blurted out George. "There's some people at your house- Just then the carriage drew up to Uncle 'Zekel's door. It stood hospitably open and the hall'was filled with a gayer assembly than had over graced its precincts before. Violins wsie playing, there was !n,»ghmt; exclitming, a perfect hubbub in the quiet old place. "1 ve saved the- lemonade, Ueorge, shouted the Indian. "Oh!" He dropped the lemonade, punch-bowl and all upon the ground. There was a sudden hush. Uncle 'Zekel looked about him. "Pray continue to enjoy yourselves, he said huskily, and selecting an umbrella from the rack, he stepped into the ram. "We'd better go," said one and nn- ° "Wait till after the storm," said Rebecca, calmly. "How can we get the carriage?" "Send George. • , "Never! Haven't we sent mm oncet 1 Rebecca burst into tears. . . "Darling Rebecca! said the girls. "George, how could you make hercry^ "It.was a detestible trick^George. ' "To bring him in a hack!" _ "You are smart George, said Randolph, sternly '/but a college man would scorn a thing like that."' THE FAMtttD flOWOlt), HUHt frltt St. U#f!8 OAZSTTIt., Ate forty, locks wwthtn**, , W6gK>w«ont6r-"lh6i'6'» thernfcf" linger longer o'«roirf dinner, Ktfk thf matntlnM tnb. TothoftdstBegtriBi the* nf»t HI'* With Ddl Whilst we loiter o^cr ear wlnel After forty, wo dldCovSr • Aches and pains distinctly new. Once a lobntef-«alld lover, Now we conrt ths hominy Stow I After forty, fidgets find fig, Sad to tell, An easy prey: • Leaving llghtaomeneas behind us, We grow graver day by day! Attetiofty, BancymlsBOs Trent n« like their own papts i So feaf nowof stolen kisses, . . BllleM-dottr-lrnte mammon; Bat. with their affris calmly resllng On 6nr shoulders, If yon please, They will n»k (I ani riot jesting) After our rheumatic knees I After forty ( we^re approaching Fi-edom—s6 Ethel thinks i And we growl at anght approaching On Our proclonB "forty winks." O'er a stile we crawl with caution, We. once agile as a root For life's autumn It onr portion, And Ita spring Went long ago I After forty, grey boards claim ns quite ns ''one of them"—ah mo I Men of sixty too defame ns— We areonly forty-three I Old "Jim Crow." too, scrawls with pleiumra* After forty, on onr phli! I Time, who picks our locks at leisure, Winks at twigs—tho horrid quiz! What's the moral of the matter! This, and lay ft well to heart! After forty, cease light chatter, Act no more the stripling's parti Lot us take, with resignation, In old fogies' ranks a place; "TIs all art worth cultivation. • That of "growing old" with grace. TIIK HOUSEHOI..!). V 1 shouted the infuriated James, shaking his spade. It was decided to fill the foot-tubs daisies. "What shall we ever do with George this afternoon?" - cried all Lhe young ladieF. t "Let him pass plates, said younu Mr. Dobbs. "Never!" "Help tne lemonade. "Dreadful! He's just a sieve, Mr. Dobbs. Every tiresome little detail, out it pops. He's going to be Capt. John Smith, and he's sure to talk." George provided himself with a huge mustache, a pair of high boots, a broad- rimmed hat, two old pistols, and some fire crackers. He was pleased with these arrangements, and arrayed himself <v full hour before the time. "Now, George, plcaso do not let off those crackers on UncleV grass," said Rebecca. "Haven't we been sitting on it, eating peanuts for a week?" cried George. "Here come the fiddlers." George conducted the musicians to their stand. "Uncle 'Zekel would uo mad if ho were —CjjgrejiL.ha explained. "But ho isn't you see. Come and see tho lemonade. You may drink ovc.r the edge, but don't use a glass. Rebecca says she won't wash glasses for me. Uncle's poodle is hiding in the cellar. Oh, (finger!" This exclamation was caused by the appearance of Mr. Dobbs. Mr. Dobbs wore an air of unconcern, but he did not wear his cocked hat. His coat collar would not permit its raising on his head. "It's jolly Jand .shiny," said .George, sympathetically. "Get Rebecca to take a tuck so's you can raqve your neck." '•Hush!— does it look like fury? I'm going down to blow up that Jew fellow — clear out!" ' This last remark was addressed witji a movement of the foot, to the poodle, vho had ventured from the cellar. The poodle retreated, but not without protest, which continued at regular intervals during the afternoon. It seemed best to admit the guests through uncle's house, and Boo, dressed as an Indian, and painted up by Mr. Dobbs himself, was "tationed in the front street to show the way. Tho first to arrive were ladies, and they demanded a dressing room. That had been forgotUn. There was no dressing- room. But Bob was equal to the occasion. He threw open his uncle's study. Soon Uncle's "/ekel's study was full of old-fash fill It blllU£ l*i*»* «...imi t* i I "You may say it if you like, hummed George, as he turned to the back-door. There were tears in his eyes. Even Amy blamed him, and come to think of it, he was always blamed. He looked blandly ut the ruined decoration in the garden, at the dripping flags, the salad left out in the rain, the plates, the f9rlorn lanterns. He heard Mr. Dobbs's voice in the hall. A rascally, swearing actor," Mr. Dobbs was saying. A three-cornered smile squeezed itself into George's face. Mr. Dobbs was so funny in his dripping blue satin, so courageous, so gay, that had George turned to look at him his anger must have vanished. But be would not turn. He sneaked down the cellar stairs and sat down on a barrel facing the poodle. _ "I wish I was a poodle. 1 soliloquized George. "No brothers. No^sisters. It s eaay, easy, easy all the time." The poodle whined. '•I say it is!" said George. "It s easy, easy, easy all the time." "George," said a voice from the darkness, "come here." "Oh craekity!" murmured George. He found his uncle seated on a broken chair before the furnace door. "George, there is a great chiinge of temperature. I shall light a fire." "Yes, sir." "Get the kindlers." Just then the music struck up over their heads, and Mr. Dobbs's voice could be clearly heard. "Bow to partners," said Mr. Dobbs. "First couple forward and back." "There's paper in the ash-barrel, said Uncle 'Zekel. "I have the matches. "Ladies to the right." "If you were to. exchange with the poodle, George—" ("Turn partners.") . . ••It would be a bad' thing, -a shirking thing—" ("Gentlemen to the center. ',.. "Is the actor upstairs?" "He's Mr. Dobbs,"said George. ("Chassee all.") "Dobbs, Bobbs, Cobbs, lies a rascal, sir," cried excited Uncle. "Say it if you like," said George. lis n^t true." . After that, silence reigned in the cellar. Above, the musij ceased, and the sound of carriage wheels was heard, as the guests drove away , "Now, Rebecca, let's find your uncle, said the same voice that had directed the "George." said CJncle 'Zekel, bring down Mr. Dobbs." George had dine many errands that day, but here was tho worst one! "Uncle 'Zekel's in the cellar, and you're to come down," said ho without looking at Mr. Dobbs. Mr. Dobbs threw his arm gladly about George's shoulder, "No one but Georure goes with me," he said. Soon Uncle 'Zekel stood face to face with the rascally swearing actor. "Mr. Wood, it's all my blame,' he said cheerfully. "This bla/.e is something like. I'm drenched. "You deserve your death," said Uncle 'Zekel. "That's so," assented tho young man. "But it's not that I've got, Mr. Wood." He drew a long breath. "I hope you will like me, because your niece, Miss Rebecca —oh, it's really true—1 am engaged to your niece." Mr. Dobbs threw his arm about Uncle 'Zekei in the exhuberance of his good feeling. He might as well have embraced a stone. "Your profession is that of an actor,! judge," said Uncle 'Zekel calmly. Air. Dobbs laughed. "I enter the theological school in the fall." "A minister of the gospel!" Unclfl 'Zekel was aroused for once. He stood up to survey this blue' satin young> man. '•For now Rebecca, clad also in blue satin, stood beside Mr. Dobbs, • Uncle 'Zekel turned with great sad nesa upon his nephew George. "George, you may go, you are of too curious a disposition, sir; altogether too curious." "You may say so if you like," hummed George, as he went up the stairs. This lost mental shock had restored to his usual philosophic calm. He wont to have ice cream with Amy in his own bock Every particle of tat which is skimmed off soup, all tho sewet left front steaks and chops should be saved, rendered, clarified and strained into a dripping pot. It not only saves lord, but is much better than it for fryinjar doughnuts, and fritters are better fried in it, as they will not absorb so much of it, but it must be thoroughly cleaned first. 1'lNKAl'PI.E SKKllBKT. Prepare one large or two small pineapples by first peeling, removing all of the eyes and then chopping it finely. Cover it with a pint of fine sugar and six gills of water first, nnd dissolve in one tablespoonful of crinkly gelatine or half that quantity of the powdered kind. Stir this well iiuil then freeze. COMl'OSTE OF CHEIHUES. Ynke a quart of early red cherries ; boil Unt'e-iiuartcrs of a pound of sugar until it' ciuulifs, drop the cherries into the soup, let stood five minutes, then return to the fire, le< boil gently until clear, take_ out the chemeS with skimmer, lay them in a dish, ani a small teacup of red currant juice to the syrup, boil until Jvery thick, pour ovet the cherries when nearly cold. IIOV TO BEHVE I'INKAI'FLK. their hitive clime pineapples ore pre,. M d for tie table as follows: After pas.'iifr thenr^ind digging out the eyes in the usual mazier, take a strong silver fork' and, begnuing at ' ne ^ m end ' break off the ''pineapple in pieces from - much su- around the CO-Q. 1'liis is " much su perior to the coiuuon way of slicing the pineapple across, vhich leaves a piece of the hard core on eiVh slice. 11KEF AJ\'1\V()TATOES. Put slices of cookei beef in a frying pan with pepper, salt,» cupful of water, with a desertHpoonful cJllnur mixed in it; heat quickly, so the bottshall not become hardened, pour tlie 'mixture into a small platter, arrange a'^fort of mashed potatoes around it, wne it over with beaten eggs, place in the o'on long enough to brown the potatoes, and'orve at once. OllEEN PEA SOIH Cut up one-quarter of a pouid of salt pork, and put it on to boil in about ono quart of water, allow the pork n cook un- Ul it is very tender, then remoe it from the liquor, add half u peck of frch green peas, two sprigs of celery, cut r^c, and water enough to cover \vell; w«n the peas are tender, add one pint of mlfc, two tablespoonfuls of butter, and s>'\ and white pepper, let all boil up once after milk is added j skim out a few of the pas, mash them and turn them into the tu» 0 n and pour the hot soup upon them; sb v o with toast. A NOimiBIItNO BREAD. Rub together well, till crumbly, ono' pound of the fine oatmeal and half pound of butter; mix in well to this half a pint of mola-ssas (or golden syrup, as you please), half an ounce of ground ginger, one pound of brown sugar and a <jTass of beer. Let the whole stand one night before baking. Oatmeal that is chewed, physicians say, is much more useful than the exclusive preparation in soft porridge—which is the favprile form. Not but what tho porridge is excellent for a breakfast; but both the wheats bread that have oatmeal in them, and the "par- kins" made with the dry malt, are or* tremely brain strengthening. Mooe. o«d ffee Hw«tla- lVftd is the sweetest Compliment to thoir <. , , Give her, Wren, 6t*tte woTieV (.f her very dwtt, noil more than yo« SpHm on her now, Dfthftpa not so mnch at first, sifice ohfl mast provide lor the chance of her spend- ini foolishly and needinft to be helped ottt of the consequences. A little bankaecotmt; tJerhaps later a small piece of proper** given to her to manaee, whose proats shall Be her dlloweJice— to many a gin that Would be the sweetest proofs of a father s ° When iffie thinks of women Of twenty- five or thirty who have never had a dowef of their own unless they earned it^-and that, sometimes, against a parent s *wh— who are as igtnof ant as children- of all .business ways, who all their lites will be in dependence on some tired and trying relative because ofthis ignorance— it ; seems at once ft pity and a shame. For there is an intellectual discipline in learning judij cious spending;. Some call it a final test of character. But character does not come in a dayj and experience often charges toor women high rates for her lesson. For ten who cnn earn there are not seven who can spend, who have thai true thrift which i« hot stinginess though it sometimes looks like it.— Housewife. ioned young ladies, his dining room full of ancient young gentlemen, music struck up in his garden, while an Indian stood guard at his front door. Rebecca received her guests as Lady f ashington. Randolph was the general, iw, representing Pocuhonttis, _ stood beneath a bower of flowers, holding bows and arrow* for the archers. Sallio was to .superintend the croquet. But where was the inventor of all this? The minuet .could not go on without him. Where was Mr. DobbsV . "It's his coat, explained George. It ifitted him clear over his head." '•Georg«," suid Rebecca, sternly, "take .off your mustache, atid go arid tind Mr. Dobb.." George was unwilling to go. He ran as last us Tie could, but it was growing very warm, and hia high boots did not make running easy. At one crossing he was obliged to utop for .a, hack to pass. A familiar face looked out of the huck, which came to a sudden stand-still. "George, said Uncle -'Zekel, "what have you got on your head t 1 " • '. "It's yours,," said George. " Twus iu "You are very conspicuous," said Uncle JJzekiel' Get in." George BOOH found himself riding toward honie. "Ob, craekity!" thought George. "Oi-.'y three blocks more." . ."It's awful Uot," naid George aloud. "Want some soda, uncle '(" George fcuew bis uncle s weakness tor yard. "Ueorge, hasn't it been queer Amy. George closed his eyes, the !" said better to enjoy his ice cream. "Jt'« queer, "lie said," mid it s queerer than you think. No. Ishan'tteJI. IIANUINCi IN WISCONSIN. od to tiling j oli 11 Wuri>oo»i) WIH bo by Hie li. 8. Court. OBHKOSII. Wis., July 17.—A peculiar case has arisen in the punishment of John Wurpooso, the Indian, who committed incest.and was found guilty tit Oshkosh yesterday before Judge 13mm. The only penalty prescribed by tho United States for such an oft'enso is death, Capital punishment, however, is forbidden by the laws of Wisconsin and is ugainst tho USUKO and settled policy of tho Hate. The opinion of Judge lJuun is that tbe sentence of death must bo pronounced in this case, and that the lawn of the state cannot interfere with those of the federal government. Wurpoose's suntonwi may bo cpmiuutou to life imprisonment, by the president and petitions to bring about tlmt end have been sent in, and were signed by Judge, Uuno, tlw ^strict attoj-uey awl others. I'KBSKIIVKD 8THAWHKUUIK8. Select perfetly ripn, fi-'jflavored fruit for the purpose. The mo,,, n.jclicious preserves in the world are made ot wild strawberries. Hull the strawberries, and as soon as you have about a pound ready weigh them with three-quartern of their weight of sugar in a porcelain-lined kettle. Continue until the kettle is nearly full, then set them at the back of the stove. When the strawberries are well covered with juice bring them forward where they will boil up rapidly. Stir them only enough lo prevent their burning. After they have boiled rapidly for ton minutes skim them carefully and bo- gin putting them into rarw und jars, which should stand in boiling water_ to prevent the hot preserves from cracking them. Seal them up instantly as tightly as you can. Wipe off each bottle as it is filled and sealed and stand it on a paper on tho kitchen table till cold. When cold screw up again and set it away. These preserves will V»i>p n ore securely if the bottles aro pao*,^ * n.awdust. "C Sco t« the c A v i Where butter is sold to tnjJ storekeeper for very low prices be good to the calves and push them along toward the export steamer. By no means got discouraged with the dairy and sacrifice the cows, This depression will cease, and if it 1 con tinues you can not farm successfully without the cows. Lo'in toward beef if you have good cattle, and if you have not, then get hotter blood. Whoever quits keeping cows, all must not. This is the natura homo of the cow. We have expected this There is so much territory in our nation where dairying can be pursued and beef- making can no.t be, profitably, that there is to much leaning in tho dairy direction Save all the calves, make them first rate and you will not miss the butter -price sc much as if you had no beef prospect. Wi concede that the dairy has paid.well lately but that very fact has turned hosts to dairy ing. Many limes wo hnve contended thu dairymen were neitloctini? the possibilitio of b'ff in c.o'inmi'i'in with the dairy, unc urge'l more caro in breeding for calves. We wero met with tho d iry specialist, who looked no further ahead than tho end of his nose, mot with the Gov. Hoard school who are not content to half do things themselves but must missionate and insist on gra(U Jerseys for the corn belt. It is a sub- joi/thut, has 'been argued in our breeders meetings often, but butter sold high and dairymen looKed no farther. Now they must. The late retiring commissioner, Sherman, at Hampton, last fall, called attention to the necessity of milking more of the calf. Many farmers do now, but not all.' Good beef pays, and will pay. Lean toward it. It may bo that it will be some time before butter is high ogam. Meanwhile make good exports of the calves, good hoirs, and lot tho butter bring what it will. We learn from these experiences. neitglott* toetlef at fcdtm Dentt Pi-ootol', tto«e Ellziibfeth Ctevciiiint and tdttlse Clmiidlet- Moulton. The Washington Post recently presented brief statements of the religious _ views of various literary people, from which the following are taken : . . , . Edna Dean Proctor, the New England poetess, says that no religious creed is possible to her but a belief in the boundless love of God for all His creatures, and in his intent and power to brine them all ultimately into harmony with himself, in accordance with his gracious invitation, Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rust. She believed that in our present state grief and pain are a necessity for spiritual development, nnd that punishment for wrong is disciplinary and remedial, lliis view, she thinks, should give us sympathy with every humon being and bring hope for this life and the life to come. Rose Elizabeth Cleveland expresses her views in tho following: "My belief is in a religion which looks into poor-houses and idiot asylums and penitentiaries, and not the darkness of great cities by night, and still believes humanity reclaimable, however marred or fallen, and infinitely worth saving; a faith which contemplates the catastrophy of moral obliquy and 'spiritual suicide; of the uiole and bat life of thousands and thousands of us; of the leprous human beings who are constantly thrown upon the shores of life to contaminate and curse, and yet which says, with Longfellow, 'I believe the feeble hands and hepless, probing 'blindly in tho darkness, reach God s right hand in the darkness, and are lifted up and strengthened." Louise Chandler Moulton says that her religious belief is expressed in the following three quotations. The first is from Tennyson: Oh yot wo trust that somehow good Wlll'bothi! final goal of 111— • To nnngs of nature, Bins of will, Defects 'of doubt and taints of blood. That nothinR walka with aimless feot; That no ono life shall bo destroyed, Or cast n» rnhblnh to tho void, When Uod hath madothe «lle complete. The second is .from Darwin : We cannot know tho unknown, but wo can do our duty. The third is from Stevenson, who writes Flemming Jennings that he used to say: A man must bo cither very wise or very vain lo venture to break with any generally urecolvcu won of ethics. She adds: "These quotalions will reveal to you thai I reverence Ihe moral laws founded on Ihe teaching and experience of the post — lhat I am conscious of niy own blindness as to the meaning and distiny of life, and that, I trust only in that God who is love." NOT UTTERLY CllUSIIED. lie Wn» Trying to Ilrenh tlio Record— A 1'ure Matter or Husinesa. "Please do not sav anything more, Mr' Van Punk," protested the} oung girl. "1 must not listen to you." "Don't refuse to hear me, Miss Pether- uridge!" he exclaimed, • and he looked about Ihe room as if to find a hassock to kneel on but seeing none he stood upright, looked intently, and said in a high pitched Doubtless you will say, Miss Pether- ge, that you never have given me any nouragement. You will think 1 am pre- ioua in venturing to address you liut it must occur lo you that a iVui has no other way of ascertaining n whaMight he is regarded by the object pon wbm he has fixed his hopes of earthly bupniueAthan to— to try it on, you know. L'herftfpraMiss Potherbridge, to come to he poVintv once (for in matters of this kind ijVhaiWr been my custom — or, as 1 was aVJK'^way, in matters of this kind it to be directed and explicil), et imjjPyou, without any preamble, pro- ogue or introduction, whether you could BSE OF IE $(MGE, Andint Hottftns Plied the Ffreelfr tlpon Thett GMffiinalfr &nd Their Slates. Ifi Good Qfteeft B«6S'S *ftffc the oat Was an test&bltehed In- stltntlon ift Merfie finfriand. HowtheGfeatfifDJrtess Catherine of Bnssia Practiced Jlajrcllation tip- On the Ladlts of Hef Court. attd a<ittie circulation in fcaM-'cyelone areas; isoritwwdrrlDmthaeBnWe, the^ar* alt has rtm from them northward on both coaste. Iti other winters, &torftrt coining in from the extreme flortWert would dip down to Dodge Cltj, Kansas, turn at the nortierft side 0? the Ozark range, increase theif-cnerg* and pass across the country to the Atlantic ' "Mr. Van I'unk, I am sorry " "Whether you could make up your mind ;o consent to link your fate to that of a •oung man whom you never may have re- 'nrded in any other light than that of a riend, but of whoso entire devotion you nay be assured, and who long entertained 'or you feejingrtth.it •" "You will oblige me, Mr. Van Punk by "Peelings tlmt he may have suffered *o escapehmi hitherto. Intiliort, MissPothor- jridge—for the question is simply one of ,he heart, and need ij u occasion for the iewest words only—nuiy I ask you whether, ifler mature deliberation and " "What ore you trying to ask me, Mr. Van Punk?" "I am trying to ask you, Miss Pethor- Liridge, if you will marry mo." "Then there is no need of any more words. I am sorry 1 cannot give you a favorable answer, but " "Do 1 understand you to refuse?" "I certainly do refuse." "You reject me?" "If you must have it in lh« possible words, Mr Van Punk, Tfie first mention of whipping as a bun- ishmeht, says American Notes and Queries, occurs in the fifth chapter of Exodus, Where we find that Pharaoh whipped the officers of the Israelites When they did not furnish the required number of bricks Which they were compelled to make every day* In ancient times the Romans carried whipping as a punishment farther than any other nation ( and their judges were surrounded With an army of divers kinds of Whips well calculated to affright the offenders that might be brought before them. The mildest form of whip was a flat leather strap called the ferula, and one of the most severe was the flngelltim; which was made of plated ox-hide and almost as hard as iron. Not only waa flagellation _ in various forms used as a judicial punishment, but it was also a common practice to punish slaves by the same means. The Roman ladies were greater offenders and even more given to the practice of whipping their slaves than the men, for in the reign of the Emperor Hadrian a Roman Indy was banished for five years for undue cruelty to her slaves. The practice of whipping was in fact so prevalent that it furnished Plautus, in several cases, with incidents for his plots. Thus, in his Epicidus, a slave, wno is the principal character in the play, concludes that his master has dncovcred all his tchemes since he saw him in the morning purchasing a scourge at tho shop where they were sold. ... From ancient times the use of whipping can be traced through the middle ages down to, comparatively speaking, more modern times, when it is easier to find records of the use of the rod. In Queen Elizabeth's time the whipping- post was an established institution in almost every village in England, the municipal records of the time informing us that the usual fee to the executioner for administering the punishment was "4 pence a head." In addition to whipping being thought an excellent corrective for crime, the authorities of a certain town in Hunt- ingdonshire must havo considered the use of the lash as a sortjof universal specific us well, for tho records of this town, mention that they paid 8 pence "to Thomas Hawkins for whipping two people that had the suiall-nox." In France and Holland whipping does not seem to have been so generally practiced. The last woman who was publicly whipped in Franco by judicial decree was Jeanne St. Remi dc yalois, comtcsse do la Motto, for her share in the abstraction 'of that diamond necklace which has given point to so many stories. In connection with the history of flagellation in France may bo mentioned the custom which prevailed there (and also in Italy) in olden times of Indies visiting their acquaintances while still in bed on the morning of the "Festival of the Innocents, "aind whipping them for any injuries, either real or fancied, which the victims may havo done to the fair flagellants during the past year. One of the explanations given for the rise of this practice is as follows: On that day it was tne custom lo whip up children in the morning, "tlmt the memory of Herod's surrender of the icnocenls might stick the closer, and in a moderate proportion to act thecrueltie again in knife"." There is a story based upon this practice in the tales of the queen of Navarre. Among the eastern nations the rod in various forms played a prominent part, and from what we read China might be said to be almost governed by it. Japan is singularly free from the practice of whipping, but makes up for it by having a remarbably sanguinary criminal code. Russia is, however, par excellence a home of the whip and the rod, tho Russians having been governed from time immemorial by the UHO of tho lash. Many of tho Russian monarchs were adepts in tho use of tho whip, and wero also particularly ingenious in making things unpleasant for those around them. Catherine II. was so particularly fond of this variety of punishment (which she often administered in person), that it amounted almost to a passion with her. It was related that she carried tho craze so far one time that the ladies of tho court had to come to the winter palace with their dresses so adjusted that the empress, could whip them at once if she should feel so inclined. While tho instruments of torture used in Russia were of great variety, the most formidable "punisher" was the knot, an instrument of Tarter origin and of which descriptions diler. In its ordinary form it appears to'bo a heavy leather thong, about 8 feet in length, attached to a handle 2 Feet long, the lash being concave.' thus making two sharp edges along its entire length, and when it fell on the criminal's back it would cut him like n flexible double-edged sword. "Running the gauntlet" was also employed, but principally in the army. In this the offender had to pans through a long lino of soldiers, each of whom gave the offender a stroke with a pliant switch. Pelor the Ijroat limited tho number of blows to bo given to 12,000, but unless it was intended to kill the victim they seldom gave more limn 2,000 at a time. When the offender was sentenced to a greatir number of strokes than this, the punishment was extended over several days for tho reason above stated. Whipping, after dropping out of sight for a time in England, was reintorducod in England in 1807, in order to put a check on crimes of violence. Tho law was °" . Fo'fthe'pMt three winters the storm course has been going fartaer north. True it is that the meteorolosfical conditions of the United States are undergoing a change, and it is possible that the change will be a permanent one, .caused by the earth receiving niore heat ftom the sttn than heretofore. ' In' Jafinary i&st the temperate zone ranged far abote the normal White* standard, showing that the earth was receiving an abnormal amount of Solar heat, which caused tho large anti- cyclohio areas of the south, and pushed northward the depression*. A thousand fold greater are the forces at work in nature's laboratory for the production of changes in our seasons than irrigation, BEMEtJT FOB DOG-BITES. It Con»l»tB Simply of ft Solntlon ot Salt nnd Vinegar. "A Woman" writes from New Rochelle to the New York Tribune: 1 should like to say a few words on the subject of dogs and dog-bites. I am a lover o£ animals, especially of dogs. There ate six dogs lying around my feet while I write. Three belong to a neighbor, three are mine. Two of them 1 took off the street, "old and sick," si* years ago. In their day they had been valuable setters. 1 have been bitten by dogs repeatedly, once severely. . A pet dog of a neighbor's was very sick, and I was attempting to^ relieve it. It bit me in the left thumb, just below the nail, That member became black as for down as the wrist. It remained so until the nail came off. The owner talked of hydrophobia and said that the dog had not tasted water for two weeks. Had 1 been afraid I should, no doubt, have taken nervous fits and died. The verdict would have been hydrophobia. But 1 simply applied a solution of salt and vinegar — a In tie more _ vinegar that salt — washed the wound with it ; tied a clean rag around tho thumb, keeping it saturated well with tho solution, and moved the rag so that a fresh part covered the wonnd s at intervals. This remedy was once applied to my .wrist by a colored woman in tho south for a snake-bite. My arm was then black, hard, nnd painful. The remedy act- f.d like a charm. In two hours the discoloration had disappeared, and with it the pain, nnd only the needle mark .where the fang had entered was visible. Again I was bitten by a weasel in thn Grand Central depot. A girl had it in a bag and had placed it on a seat next to mine, remarking that it was a kitten. I placed my hand on it. Quicker than thought a couple 1 of teeth punctured tho joint of my left forefinger to the bone. _J compelled the girl to tell mo what was in the bag. My finger was badly swollen and painful before I reached home some hours after. I used the same simple remedy with the same speedy result. I have also applied it successfully in other cases. THE NATION'S POPEAT10N Potter Is l-le&sed Over the Rotnrns Are Coming 1 in, And Mpects to Have All tomes Tabulated in a Few Weeks. Description of the Method tnfstied in Doing the Counting* G T,AK:ES. Som« of the Wondern of Northern Slorrll Nevada*. About 100 miles north of Oroville, at the foot of oldIiiusen, there is a boiling lake covering several acres. The depth of the lake is unknown, but its entire surface constantly boils like a huge ketlle. The degree of heat we do not know, but we remember distinctly that it would scald the shin from the fingers in a veiy few seconds, says a writer in the Red Bluff, (Cat.) People's Cause. Our paaty agreed that it would boil an egg in four niinutes. The smell of sulphur pervaded the atmosphere about the lake, .and around its borders something like sulphur could be scraped up in handfuls. Tins lake is near Hot Spring valjey, at the base of Mt. Laasen. Between it and the nwunbiin there are, perhaps a thousand boiling, bubbling hot springs, and in. tramping about these springs the soles of a person's shoes become uncomfortably warm. The North Feather iiver, at the base of Iioasen, in its trickling snows and springs, and is a clear, cold and beautiful stream but a few feet wide flows through this community of hot springs. Some of these springs bubble up boiling water within a span of the river. Standing in the midst of these springs a peculiar sensation -is experienced. At a thousand places the earth emits a vapor of smoke, while ui, dor the surface there is a jarring, roaring noise ua il hundreds of steam engines were in operation, and the ominous trembling of the earth produces a feeling of uncertainty. A short distance south of the Boiling' lake, and near Willow lake, which is beautiful, cold and clear, there are several geysers that shoot streams of water from five to 10 feet in diameter and 18 to 20 feet feet high. That is u grand and rugged country about Mt. Lassen, presenting every variety of natural study to tbe geologist. If it is desired to look into the crater of an extinct volcano, a trip to the jumniit of Lassen will gratify the tvish. The high Sierras of northern California are little known except to prospectors and trappers of a past age, and their wonders are yet to be described. WOMEN JJOCTOUS.. WASHINOTOH, July 17.—Robert P. Porter, superintendent of the census says that he is well pleased With the manner in which the returns are being received id Washington. With the counting machines that are how being used he says that fully one million names a day can be counted, so that he expects to h tve the population of the country tabulated before many weeks. The machines used in counting the population census are the invention of Mr. Hallerith of the census office, and were designed by him to supplement his tabulating machine. They Work with the accuracy of a clock, and, considering the prodigious amount of labor they perform, are veritable giants in their way. They are capable of correctly counting from one to twenty persons each time a small ivory key is touched. In general appeafence they resemble an upright piano, and are encased in polished oak, presenting a neat appearance. Each one is provided with a -key-board resent bling that of a typewriter. The key-board is placed at the right of thu operator, who sits facing the machine. On the leu is a movable leaf on which are placed anumber of schedules. Most of the counting is done by tidy-looking girls in cool, "white dresses, who do their work while seated in front of the machine. On the third floor of the census building these machines are placed in long rows, whish gives the room the appearance of a piano wareroom. But ihe sharp clicking of the keys is . the only music thev emit. Thirty of these t eminently practical machines with the aid of thirty young women to manage them can accurately count one million names each day. The returns from the fifty thousand census districts into which the United States has been divided are coming in slowly. So far not quite 4,600 returns have reached Washington. But as the limit of time draws ,near the returns will come in with a rush. It is then that the real work of counting the population will begin. Each schedule is marked at _ the top with the number of families residing _in each house, and another space contains the total number of persons living in that house. The operator turns the schedule over and notes the figures which indicate the number of members in each family enumerated in that schedule. If there are 7 members in the family she touches the key marked No. 7. When a key is struck an electric connection is established with the hands on a dial placed in a framework immediately in front of the operator. That dial records No. 7 as struck on the key-board.' Each time key No. 7 is struck the hand on the dial points ID No. 7 and also records one. • When the count for one division is completed the recorded numbers on the dial are multiplied by their corresponding numbers indicated on the dial, the results added up and the total number of individuals for that division is ascertained. In making the count which is known as the "rough count," the returns for each district are counted twice. After being counted on one machine they are passed over to another. If the same result is obtained by a different operator, then it is assumed that the count is correct, but if there should be any discrepanies the necessary corrections are at once made. It is expected that by the use of these machines the labor of counting the population will be greatly lessened and the results be known vsry much sooner than by any other method heretofore adopted. .. : RECOVERED. H« §**«* till J>««itilo« trnlll They fttnchrd OB* llafidrcd Mid Tlien firB* 118,066. Th6 mother of little Johnnie ktlg&llon of 2041 Firth street says licr bay It in Ineky clilld. He W*B born on Jftly 11, 1879, aflfl no* Ms »15,000 ifi the Imiik. HIS parents are poor »nd live In humble quarters. Tho fnth'cr, a dyer by trnde, was Without ft sltna- tlori for Severn) week*, *nd In order to pro- tide ft living for his family of fonr children, obtained emplojnfflcnt temporarily as A hod- •carrier. Johnnie, the eldest clilld, earned five tent* every day by carrying dinner for a neighbor to his work shop. The weekly savings were deposited In ft small bank at home. Ten days ago the 1 father, unused to hod.cafrylng. went borne almost exhausted and remarked to his wife: "If I bad ft dollar now I would invest It in n Louisiana State Lottery ticket." The son heard the remark and quickly f'Pop, I got ft dollar 1* my bank. Buy a ticket for me." After talking over the StiggeStlon with Ills wife the husband agreed to Invest tho dollar nnd a onc-liventielfi of ticket No. 45,350 In The Louisiana State Lottery was purchased. In the name of tbe boy. Lni-k smiled on the Investment and on Thursday last a telegram was received announcing that the Uckot had drawn the first capital prize of $300,000. The good news was a great surprise to Kllgalfon, who received the telegram, and be quit Work to llnd out If the news wns really true. He soon learned that the money was on the svay to tills city and In custody ot the Adams Express Company, ftnd by giving proof Hint lie was the boy's father received the $15,000, that being oiie-twentleth of the capital prize. Ho deposited »14,000 In a Chestnut street savings fund and tbe remainder In a Kensington bank. "Johnnie has always brought luck to us," Said bis mother this morning. "One day a colored fortune teller came to our house and be said that July 11, 1879, wns a lucky day. I believe It, for Johnnie never caused us any trouble or uneasiness, ami you know children as a rule, arc always doing something to worry their parents. Ho Is a lucky boy and I think ho can strike the capital prize again next month. We are goliiK to buy a house for him nnd take the deed In bis name. The remainder of the money will be Invested In good securities."— miadel- pMa (Pa.) Jferalcl, May 20, The trunk of a rose bush growing at Ventura, Cal., is .said to be three feet in circumference, and the first branch it throws out is twenty-one inches in circumference. It runs over a lattice work, and though more than a wagon-load of boughs have been removed, it covers a space of about 1,200 square feet. It yields thousands of flowers, and is 14 years old. HKECHAM'B I T IU.B fcire Sick-Headache. There are about a thousand elk killed in Oregon and Washington every year, thu antlers from most of which are sent to Bug land for ornaments. We recommend "TanslH'sPunch" Cigar. Bui 11 mure liackinun Jnivo raised the price fur uUundniivi! upon Sunday funerals, which Ihey wish to discourage. ihiinest reject you, though I am sorry to say anything Unit gives you pai'n." The young man took a notebook from MB pocket and made a mark in il will his pencil. •'You will not deny," he said, "that I have asked you explicitly whether you would marry me?" ' , "Certainly not." "And you have said you would not?" "That is what 1 have raid." "That's right. Check." And he mode another mark in tho note book. "You arothe ninth young woman who has given me the same answer since last Thursday," he said briskly. "I'll over tho pain, Misp Petherbridgo. trying to make, a record. That's Oood evening." ramcd that tho judges might add flogging it discretion to the imprisonment lo which he offenders were also sentenced. The irst instance of this punishment being used was at Leeds, where two nion re get lu all A HOST OF CHANdKS. icived twenty-five lashes each before enter- ng their five and ten years' penal servi- udo for garoting. The whip used in this ice was the cut'q-nino tails, i whipping-post is also still used in parts or this country, notably at New, Del., where the "cal" is still ad- udo for garoting. Tho whip i nstance was the cut 'o-nino tails. Tho some parts castle, Del., .... ministered for ininor offenses. Judging From a whipping tlmt the writer o.nco witnessed, it appears to bo a very mild form of punishment. UU141 GIRLS A,NJ> special wi says, t&o July 17.— A ° Seijtinel ",W Of this Au Iiijuttluo Done to Mauy YOUUK Women by Othor-vUo;Uood 1'utliorx. While so many wives are still _ in bondage to a husband's purse Hiring, it is perhaps idle to plead for freedom for the daughters. But is it not u certain injus- tic iu money matters done most girls who, after twenty-one, remaiu in a fatiicr s house? It is BO hard for the father to realise that the girls are grown up, and that dependence, even o» one who loves you', has its trials. Muny a girl feels keenly this' bondage, especially if, us often happens, she must in asking tell for what she wants the tnOnoy, thus subjecting her desires to twotlw'ii judgment. Indulgence and justice ore very different thUn«S! ft«d . it^. ^ women of nowse pjre- nrliMin'B Komiivuls Shown In tlio An I'oxtollluo Report. WASHINGTON, July 10.—A statement of tho operations of tho oilico of first-assistant postmaster-general of the fiscal year ended June 80, 1892, shows a total number of transaclions in tho atipoiutment division of 23,261, an average'of nearly 2,000 per monlh, or 80 per day. Of this number there wero 4,422 pontoftices established, 1,024 discontinued, und 1,589 changed iu name and site. In tho fourth class postofllues there wero 9,050 appointments on account of resignations. 5,990 on account of removals and 638 on account of the death of postmasters. In the presidential oltices there were 253 appointments on account of resignations; 579 on account of expirations of commission, 556 on account of removal. 31 on account of the death of postmasters, and 183 on account of tho offices becoming presidential. Of the removals of all classes about 1,000 were made on the reports of inspectors. The whole number of postoth'ccb in operation July t) 1890, was 62,400, against58,009 inl&9! 67,870 in 1888; 55,157 in 1887: and 40.021 in 1880. The increase during the last year in the history of the country. TIIK CJMMATK IS CHANGING. But Sort-Mint Slum Buys That Irrigation Does Not Cuunoll—Ill» lutoreattng Kx- Iiluuutloii uf HID True HCUHOII. Albany, N. Y., Argus. A fow days ago a reporter of The Argus strolled into Iho government' building weiither faetoiy and asked Sergeant Sims opinion on tho changes in climate. He said: "The cause of tho abnormnl weather condition during the past few days has " e( J n UM> uniform high pressure over tho gulf bUuju, together with the prevalence ot a steuuy pressure over tho northwest. In this section tho barometric wossure'.has has uiidetuoue but a slight 'fluctuation, and the to ul rainfall for the past few days only equal* one-half the average daily rainfall for the month of June, The present weather condition,'while it is abnormal iu character, U uofc 1H1 j, lt |i ctt tion of a change of climtta. Some meteorologists claim that the climate is changing, and attribute the nioAlflcations of our climatic conditions during the past two or three years to extenslv^ irrigation in the far Owing to the fact that the lands of the west uro being rapidly taken, up, -ft Denver paper predicts the abdication of the cuttle king {w 'Ae estjucUon of the cowboy. Oftb/' / jMssftid: ". . "Th,e cowboy wjth -rftWliusr spurs, his leather trousers, lu». liro'ttdarioiiuod hut audhij defto, t Bwagjj^.wjIL pypffi join stage driver. : and the IAQ '— tov west. 'Irue it is \\,at proper irrigat: makes arid lands productive, but if cannot be made to Btnn,<|^ causing our climatic changes. The amount of irrigation in the westen country wji^d iiavo about as much inllunce_as a bu^tf ul of water over every preoinption.claiuXlf, tim aaiue section of country. ) During the past fow y^ B winter storms passed eastward to tbe north of the usual winter storm tracks, '«SB 8 (iquontly the warm air of the south was.igrcsd further to the northward and cause! u loosening of compact fields of ieo in t^ 0 northern The question iwtwojiy iises—what caused our groat winter BtoruIV t 0 go to the north of us'? lu forinpyears the normal pressure prevailed oit tt ' allel of north latitude, unless u " -n cyclonic weft was Thoy J'oBsess n I'uoilllur A]>tllude for Ile- lliivinK Snirorlng. liiiltlmoro Sun. A prominent physician of Daltimoro, who is connected with tho Woman's Medical College, expresses his views of the matter in favor of the study of medicine by women. "During the earliest period of the world's history," ho said, "the duties of attending to the sick wore assigned to woman. History records instances of successful practice by woman long prior to tho time when scientific thought and precision had molded n riitioim! system of medicine. It is not uncommon to find in women the strongest characteristics, will, endurance, calmness under trial, strong judgment and practical intuition, all of which would give u substantial value to her services in tho sick room. "I'ho patience, genlloness and sympathetic nature of woman have conquered for her in tho sick chamber a posilion both honorable mid useful. Whether in tho capacity of an attendant or nurse, or sorv- inif under the instincts of affection, the ministrations of women aro regarded as tender and appropriate. Tho sick room offers an appropriate field for Iho action of woman's truest instincts, and when to those qualities live added a scientific training and u knowledge of tho art of healing diseases, it would seem, theoretically at least, that woman's character hud reached a high degree of usefulness in a medical career. As Into us 1850 the number of female graduates in medicine could bo counted on the fingers of one hand. To-day upward of 2,000 American women hold a medical degree. The movement has literally conquered a position in science and society, and ono might as well attempt to stay the progress of the tides as to endeavor to arrest tho reform which gives to woman a useful sphere of oefum, a benevolent pc- cupalion and wr opening to an honorable livelihood. , ., "In the beginning the effort upon tho part of women to secure a medical education was a trying one. Tho road which tho early female practvonor trod was rugged. There were sentiments, predjudieos and opinions presenting formidable barriers to progress, und woman knocked aura for admission into the ranks of the medical profession. Admission was at first denied: it was next partially allowed. JNow the doors are open, and a medical education is within the roach of any woman who seeks it. The fulurtf of this movomcnt in. favor o£ female medical education anil practice will turn upon woman a skill, knowledge and adaptability. She must master Ihe science; she must demonstrate lior adaptability to do scientific works and if she conquers the usual failings of her sex, such as wuut of porsoveranco, of a steadfast purpose, and her desire to uiftke a snort out to prosperity by 'taking up' fads, so to speak, instead, of purauiug a practical courso of work, then I see no reason why she should not succeed in this progressive, liberal -age." It I» Believed Tlmt All Aro Out of the W»tcr.. LAKE CITY, July 17.—One more body was found this morning, that of a little girl named Rosie Rahder. This makes 101 bodies recovered, and, it is believed, all iu-e out of the water. A FaUll Gila Explosion. JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 17—By an explosion of gas in the blast furnace of the No, 1 Cambria. Iron works this afternoon, four men were injured, two fatally. Destroyed by Fliimex. PiTTSiiuiia, July 17.—Fire in Allegheny City, to-night, destroyed the Pittsburg box factory, tho national lime and cement works, and two lumber yards. The firo covered an area of more than an acre. Loss 850,000. Wan Medicated Thursday. CLEVELAND, July 17.—The national Woman's Relief Corps' homo for soldiers' mothers, wives, and nurses, at Madison, Lake county, Ohio, was dedicated today, under tho auspices of the Womons' Relief Corps. Five Persons Drowned. UTIOA, N. Y., July 17.—The steamer St. Lawrence collided with the pleasure yacht Catherine on the St. Lawrence river near Alexandria Bay tonight. Of the party of twelve on the yachts five wero drowned. They were: Edward Pemberton, Mrs. Edward Pemberton, Mrs. W. D. ll.irt, Miss Margaret Henry and Engineer fi om'Bradford, Pa. NATURAL Bnth the method aiid results \vueii Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant and re freshing to the taste, and acts gently yetpromptly on the Kidneys, Liver and Bowels, joleanses tho system effectually, dispels colds, headaches and fevers and cures habitual constipation. Syrup of Figs is the only remedy of its kind ever produced, pleasing to the taste and acceptable to the stomach, prompt in its action and truly beneficial in its effects, prepared only from tbe most healthy and agreeable substances, its many excellent qualities com mend it to all and have made it the most popular remedy known. Syrup of Figs is for sale in 50o and $1 bottles by all leading druggists. Any reliable druggist \vho may not have it on hand will procure it promptly for any one who withes to try it Do not accept any substitute. CALIFORNIA FW SYRUP CO. S/1» FRMCISOO, CAL, LOUISVILLE. KY. WW, YORK, H.t. 1ELIGKTFUI * VACATION * Among the nameless heroes, none ard mo.re worthy of martyrdom than lie- who rode down the valley of the Conemaugh, varnln" the people lihcftd of the Johnsj town flood. Mounted on a powerful iorse. faster and faster went the rider, iut tiie flood was swiftly gaining, until t cauo-ht tho unlucky horseman ana swept W grinding, crushing, annihilating both weak and strong. lu the same way Is disease lurking hear, like unto the sword of Damocles, rertdv to fall, without warning, on Its victim, who allows his svstcm to become clogged up, and his Wood poisoned, amf thereby his health cnttan- irered. To eradicate these poisons from •he system, no matter what their name or nature, and save yourself a spell o£ malarial, typhoid or bilious fever, or Suptlon's, r-ellings, tumors and kin. drea dlsllgnrcments, keep the liver ana kldnevs healthy and vigorous, by the use ot Dr. Plerce's Golden Medical Discovery. It's the only plood-purifler sold on Mai. Your money Is returned If it doesn't do exactly as recommended. A FORAUND1CE BILE BEAKS MILES. In., April 4,1800. I »nj with pleu»ur« tlmt "Ullo lleiun" il tae b«M meiltclno 1 hove etor used tor bllloniii«M. Try "llItE 1IE.VN9 SMALL" <40 lllllo l>cnn» In oncli bottle). Very mnnll — cn»y lo tnkn. I'rleo of dllicr slzi', HBv. OF Youu imuaoisr. OWEN'S ELECTRIC BELT PATENTED AUG. 16, 1887, IMPROVED Jutv 3D. 188*-. .....». t .i,, . UK, OWEH'BIIEOTRl*' OA1VAMO BODY BELV ,AfcD LDSKBNSORy "I" ;oure All Bheumatio fa- itfl.LumtiagOjOenerBJ ne-voui Debility, .Icon**, Kidney Diictiet, Ncrvousntii. Tremtling, Sexual Exhaustion, Waiting of jjnay, *»* .^ft£i«rouei caused by indltoretionl ID Youtn.Age 'laK' KirrltdorFlnglellfp. tTJTBBKT TO llRSPONSiniiR PAIITIKS OK BO DiVR TniAL. Tav A PAIR op ri rpTDIO IMCfll EC PiucR, OR. OWEN'S tLtUlrllu INdULtdciriiKriiB. Alsonn Elootrlo Truss nnrt Belt Combined. Send So. unilaec for rRKRlllnit'dbnitk, VH l>nRe>, wMcn wllil>4 tent you fn plnTo Betted enrolori* Mention ttifi, paper. AddriH OWEM EI.EOTKIO BELT 4 APPLIANCE CO. 300 North Broadway. BT. LOUIB, MO. 820 Broadway, NSW TORE OUT. DEPENDENT PENSION BILL lm« become n low. W12 FBIt MONTH to all lionornlil/ dlnchnrged Soldiers nnil Suilora of IhelaM wnr who ure incapacitated from earning a support. Widows ti.8 name, without regard to cause of death. Dependent Parents and Minor Children also inter. eated. OVL/ 20 years' experience. References In all iinrtu of tin country. No clmrgo if unsuccessful. WritoatonioIor"Cul>yof Law,;' blanks and full in- slriiclions AM. F1IEK to K. SlIcAI.I.lSTBU A «•«>. (Sucre enors to \Vm. Ooimrd it Co.), P. O. JJOX Tin, \\' l^hlnnliill. I). C'. _ >M. FITCH & CO., 1O2 Corcoriti Building, Washington, IX 0. PENSION ATTORNEYS o* over 85 years' experience. SaoceuBfully prosecut* S' 98 LYt I'owdered ntul Perfumt'd (PATENTED) The strangest uuA purest Lye made. Will make the las. perfumed Hard Soap in 2t minutes without boiling_. It i» the best for disuu-ctjng sinks, closets, drains, washing bottles, barrels, paints, etc. PENNA. SALT MT'G CO., Gen. Agts.. Phila., Pa. A new mt'thod of compounding Tar. SURE CURE for PILES, SALT RHEUM " 'if • .rsaws'^M's dolpb St., Cblc«»o. Price 60o. ~ Tonrlat Ticket', both single and round trip, are now on 1 solo via tho LAKE SHORE ROUTE (L. 8. *fc M. P. Itr.) TO CHAUTArOUi, NIAGARA FAtl.S, TOHONTO, TIIK ST. LAWBKNCK HIVKB, T °"° TltOWSANU ISLANDS, MOHT MOHTBE1L, KW., KU. John SenescalT, all Itllllne nnil ri IMIOI'ERTY. m Dispose of It for $200,- OOO. GI.AHOOW, July 17.— The natural bridge nronortv has beoii s >ld to a Massachusetts and Virginia syndicate for $200,000. It V'as purchased from Col. H. C. Parsons and Hon. James G. Ulaine. _ A GoiieronH Gift. AWI.HTON, Wis., July 17.— President Gallauher of Lawrence university returned Tuesday from St. Paul, where a member of the Lawerence alumni pledged him 825,000 on the new endowment plan establishment of a .professor- for the ship. Host, citslcst to use nnd cheapest. Ilomeily for Cutarrh. By UruggUta. Piso's 50e. IN THE WOULD, CHAUTAUQUAI C. K, WILBEK, W. Pass. Agent, OHICAOB H P4PKB tnrr k « IP* IB? C Who Value a Refined f AOIbO Complexion Must U.« POZZOHI'S MEDICATED COMPLEXION POWDER. for Rah' liy DrauliUtFimcj 6ooi» U"l»r» Everynbtre A now nnrt popular dovolopmont at eloc- trlonl selonco IB tlio cloclrlrul uulr curlur. It Is salil to bo equal to tlio most oxnctinj,' do- iiiuiuls of tlio fumliiluo collluro, und the bourd or muuutavliu can be curled lu any style In two mlimtuB. _ "HiiiTiUdlua thu king." If tlio old proverb ho true, 8A POLIO U greutur tlmn ruyulty ilsolf. Try It in your next houso-eluuimig. Urovei'B ko«p|U __ ( Tho city of irninlmrg haa a surplus of 13,250,000. Of this amount .$1,500,000 was from last year's receipts. Tlioro Is no article mndo, that purity U as Important in as soap. Thousands, however, liuy flienp uilultomliid simps, to BHVO a few cents anil lose dollars In rotted clothing. Dolil/liis' Klectrle Soap, perfectly pure, saves BOTHERS' FRIEND MAKES CHILD BIRTHiASY ' ~ ipU8KO CONFINKMMNT, BOOK TO "MOTB1R8" MilLJDOFBH. BUAilFlKLU BEGl'LATOIl CO., ATLANTA, «*• BOLP »T AH. DBPOOim. Itondolp V!«con«ln Drum,''"'" "upjilled by BUTTON CO., Ullliviiu Rriy W tlllKKtiK VIM. 1 prescribe and tuny eb dorse Big G as tbe only specific forthecertalncur* of this diaeaae. O. H, IKOBAHAM.M. O. Amsterdam, N. r. We have eold Big O f"* many years, and It bu given tbe beat ot utl» DYOHBftCO., CblCKjo, 111 Bold by DniTOlJt* . Th. D Bill It • /air. Sol- dlor. dUobl.d alnoe the war am entitled. Dependent widom •nd parents now dependent whose IOUB died fron effeotn of army service are inoluded. If yon wish your oluim apeedlly and aucoeBSfiiliy proseoated addreaa JAMES TANNER, Ux-ConiinlBdluner of I'eiialon»f M'nHlilngtoii, P. C. _ 'FOOD I IT IB CriF.n bjrCnlLDBEN'* tvniLVttEN. Thousands o " men and women In th] UyUrugglate, WOULltlCll NEW PENSION LAWS. Tlio IkUalilllty aiiU Ik^pfiulcut 1UII btM bocorao a law. \\ rite me at once for blank application ill u uoi>y of same, which will be eeut you free of n, 1). P., , Atty. OPIUM Habit. The only eerlatn and eiwy euro. Dr. J, I* jTl3W J»KN»ION I-AWt 300,000 immei to lie btldoil lo tho Vuuaion lint, TlejooteJ nut! tlelayotl (Jlnlini) allowed. TeohnioulUU t wiped out Ilnvo y»ur claim sullied without delay, 1'ATilK It O'fr'AUUKMM \\abhiugton N EW PENSION THOUSANDS NOtV KNTITtKI IIAVKNOT IIKKN KNT1TJ.KU, Thousands of southern negroes wear the Bl-ofif clothing of New Yorkers. Such c othi»« is bought for little or iiothuighy Slew, who sell it to whotoa.CM >n the wntrol Etihopean quarters. The >vholo- sttlors clean, p*U and prese.the g.armeuts, arouigo them according to ttau in dozens S await the southern, merchant?. The fatter wwe from WaaMngta., ChaTtoto. Mobile and half a LHV v»nv*v¥ *;**>» WUy W, "-• _•• ,The wholoaalw sell on ninety diw s a^J!fw»te^f^ I Amlruw Krlckson fell thlrty.tlvo feot head. fdrumu.jt Into a stone quarry at Uockford, 111., Iho nllii'i' day, and though he landed ou •<il« liuud WUB nut nei'luusly hurt. JIAl.I.'S CATAHUII CUUE Is a liquid nnd Is liiUisii lnli!riiiilly._8ulil by_l)rugsUts, 75c. Tho dci-llnu of KnjrIUh beauty I« na»crlud, of courso, with serious rey-rel. JJad leeth, short sl«'ht and round shuitldei'n are the Increasing f null 6. _ I)». Ilui.i.'B Wurm J)estroyer Is wondurful ullU-ni'liiuii. 1 prescribed II In Bcvenil In- BiiiiifVH, and It never failed In a single case to havo Iho tloslral elTc.ct. 1 know ,of no otlicr worm I'ciniHlv s» ccrialu and speedy In US Ulful 1 !.— /._/'. WwllCMf, JJ,J>..,J'i!MIUU!, Oil. A new tityle of muunitng pnpur drops Ihe hand of hlai'U all around Ihe shcel, and lias it draw n lihijjiiiiiUly across, tho leH hand •r only. Health and Strength Bogii nf\m>> vreukaeu ««4 iaoyuor, It tU»< [9lUW« uiadlohw, Hoo4'« SlUWPWUU, U «»Wy »«4 twtly trlod. U i» tUe twit (B«4tol,(i« * Hint tlroa touUinf, imflljf Hw Uleo* ««« uUi, »ult i-tewn, (ty»vep»t*i »»« «U ft* iirl4ag <w» iuiDUre Wood «.t V9.t«tj»&P 9t ftSIJTt- ipai. Olve U », t,tl.«i. fflSSffiStSSf.''^ il!08 tul.Otlll.TWI8 'nntlllllll.Alttl Jf ri,lc;tuo,I|i,t>Wili>htnt!toii,D.O 'Al'EK PV- rv U'ne yon Wi'ito. D*C« . S vrn'lulnM, wnv. IIS iiilluillcnlliii[('laiivii.ntty»luo*. PENSIONS PENSION . ert diul ViitliDm uro ira. Mil ' a mo. Ft'i* tio whim yuu trot your niuii^y. JOSBl'U II. HUVmt, JUy. WmtluttUin, U. & .11, D. 0. ... LAW. •JNTITtKIJ WHO . . IIAVKNOT IIKKNISNT1TJ.KI), Addroa» tor foim* for npplicnllou and full tuformulloii WM. W. DUDLEY, I.VTK (OJUUSSIONISIl OP 1'ENSIONS, Aliomry ul Lu», WiiHlilngton, 1). C. (Moutiou lliU luiyBr.) __ _ THElEPEHDEHtTENSIOH BILL Grnnlii peuulonH to HoUllCrfl, 8nllo9*t4, ftnd tbetr 1Vlilu>vn mill t:iillilrfi>. I'ri-m'iit 1'KJI. NlltNH IN<'Jlf;.»Si:i>. Write iDimscllutely, >t»tiiiK your cam). .). C. OKKMOO V, Att'7-ot- Law, Uluiunuey UullJing, WASIilNQTON, I>.O. d» ENTITLED un- lUo NE^ AQT. WriU mgillutoly tor VLAMKB PENSIONS^;: ...... _ . J. It. OUAI.I.B ft CO.. \VAUIMHOTON, p. o. > NEW LAW. W.W) (dldlen, vldgvt ., and rulativM eutitlvd. Apply at oucb. Vluuka und iubtruotloua tree. SOIII.KU <:O.. Am-'.. WinUliiitloa. D. O. WIS. PUB. UNION. 14—29. #AL ^ "hould m^KeMeir' hoysss loo) A SENSE QF DECENCY many people to lude t^e 4irt of their kitcWw. They make the kitchen a secret chamber, into which it ja forbidden to enter; but half the trouble which they tttjb to hide tha dirt ft«4 the disgrace which it entails, would keep the kitchen, clean, aud all jt^a pots «A4'pjU)9 bright as that is, if they ime .• -'"'..., A. 3E» O C ATA R R H tWHt "il

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