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*3&a yjL SW*i !f" t _Jlt8teft56ljJftfi§8 ilj iedreiafy" and tf eaMf er 8f thl .Jflana Mountain ,Coal 66.,. IB 5fi fgh f dad to inak6 his fertuhS, ftfld ftttea lh§ fftet td his recent £ttfe *tne taba6c6 habit. Me wafc aft consuming so touch aM tb tnake §3 inroads oil both his piifse and gaith* One bo* of No^fo-Sac cote' cured hitti, and he gained seven j in less than two weeks, Withia lays after Starting to tlss No-To* fthg deeife fof tobacco was entirely Col. Jones says t» all tobacco ,j thkt No-To-fiae will do as recorn- Ided aad is w&rtb. by fat mere than freight in gold, *h« Christina Maco Khilkor, a rich Russian lleinan, has, It is stated, divided his "iense state among his tenants, Jhg each a little farms He reserved Ittle farm for himself, and this he [Itivates with his own hands. All leisure time he spends in teaching peasants. CotrifoM; to California. . _j and economy, too, 1£ you patronize i Burlington Route's Personally Conduct- once-B.-'week excursions which leave jaha every Thursday morning. .Through tourist sleepers Omaha to Bon fancisco and Los Angeles. Second-class JSkets accepted. |Bee the local agent and arrange about kets and berths. Or, write to J. FnAXcw, Q. T. & T. A.. Omaha. Neb. To Tax Bicycles. | English statesmen are trying to levy tax ( on bicycles similar to that in France and Belgium, where the tax is per year. They claim it would bring Into the English treasury $2,500,000 per Both the method and results "\vhen Syrup of Figs is taken; it is pleasant and refreshing to the taste, and acts E sntly yet promptly on the Kidneys, iver and Bowels, cleanses the system effectually, dispels colds, headaches and, fevers and cures, habitual constipation. Syrup of Figs is the only remedy of its kind ever pro- iduced, pleasing to the taste and ac- iceptable to the stomach, prompt in fits action and truly beneficial in its iefEects, prepared only from the most ealthy and agreeable substances, its lany excellent qualities commend it to all and have made it the most 3Oular remedy known. syrup of Figs is .for.jsale' in 50 Scent bottles by all leading drug- [gists. Any reliable druggist who Imay not have it on handViil pro| cure it promptly for anyone who [wishes to try it. Donot'acceptany [substitute. CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SAN FRANCISCO, GAL. lOUISVIUS, KY, NEW YORK, H.V. , „ fj, leafft ifc&t .ftrlffe II at leas! feftdeti dlse&Se that Scleftci* h&S able to 6ufe Tft.MUfi MafPS, and tftit fe iCalafm ti-afl'S eatattft Gufe id the fchly positive 6tif«*fi6W khbWh td the iftedical fMl&ffllty. daUf-fh being & fcoftstitutiofial disease requires & constitutional tFealAttlil. Mall's Catarrh CUfe is takefi iftteffiallyj afetihg direct!^ tittbfl the bloo-d aMjnUc6ti§ Surfaces of the systeht (4 thereby dgStrdylftg 1 , th« fetifidalibfi 6! the disease afid glVifig th9 patiStit StreHgtM b# bulidihg tip the 66A* stltution and assisting nature In doing US work. The proprietors have so much faith ih its curative jpowefS that they offer One Siihdred DdllafS for a»jr case 1 thit it fails to cure, Send fdf list Of testimonials... Address F. Jf. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O, Bold by drU&giSts; TEc. Hall's family Pills, 26o.^ • Stealing att Emttefoi-'d bift. • An audacibtls form of peculation was brought to light in Germany the other day by the mild complaint of a railroad official who had been promised a handsome watch as a recognition of services rendered the emperor and was ttut off with a trumpery pin. The affaif was brought to the notice of the emperor, who found that the substitution had been made by an official who pock" eted the watch himselt A similar mode of thieving practiced in Russia sent an official of high rank and family to Siberia. ,, '.'Tho Melancholy Days Have Come Tho saddest of the year," not when autumn has arrived, as poet Brj-ant Intirantes. but when a fellow gets bilious. Tho "sere and yellow leaf" is in his complexion If not in tho follugo at that inauspicious time. Hosteller's Stomach Bitters will soon discipline his rebellious liver, and regulate his bowels, besides toning his stomach and healthful!? utlmulat- ing his kidneys. Mivlivrtu, rheumatism and nervousness are also relieved by tho Uiucrs. Christianizing India. . It is said that a Sunday school procession numbering over 30,000 children, all either of Hindoo or Moslem parents, recently marched in • Luckr now, the scene of the awful Sepoy massacre in 1857. India has eight Christian colleges, and 26,000 schools and •3,000,000 pupils. . Farming; by Irrigation. The Grand Valley is rightly termed a New California set in the midst of the Rocky Mountains. Like most new things, it is an improvement upon the old. Cyclones and blizzards are unknown to this section. The thermometer rarely goes below zero. Peaches, pears, prunes, plums, apricots, nectarines, apples, grapes and all kinds of small fruits grow to perfection. Also grain, hay'and all kinds of vegetables equal to any. The climate is free from dampness and malaria and almost a sure cure for those in the first stages of consumption. Good society, splendid schools and churches. A place for an ideal home. —Zeph. Chas. Felt, 207 Boston Building, Denver, Colo. Pretty Centerpiece for a Table. A pretty and nunsual centerpiece for a table is made as'follows:, .Plaice in a bowl hollowed in a square Of ice enough loosely piled cracked .ice to fill the space. In the interstices between the lumps of ice fasten pieces of smilax which will trail out and cover the equare block. The effect of the glittering ice and the delicate green tracery is charming. Religion and Medicine. French fishermen on the Newfoundland banks are to be provided with medical and spiritual comfort. : Next spring a vessel will leave St. Malo with a doctor and a priest on board to cruise among the fleet and give assistance where it is needed. . There are more than seventy halls in Paris devoted to fencing, each presided over by a fencing master more or less famous. AM ft«e8ttttt« Ofd ttfeftfrttt f»* I MftH$r Qiifeof- ft!tea af-01'ditf. A Sew l*ljflftt?olpi»la (0.) cor- Fespondefit ol Mie (JMtnfjo finies Wrtes: The body of John Sellers, the cctsenlric bid bachelor who lately died 1 on Ins fai'iri tionr here, still lies in otir feity vault aiut is biosel? guard* ett ttigrit and tftty. Sellers eccentricities were known fnr arid whin. and about one year ago ho figured ^onspiououslv In die illustrated pftpcrs. He was a very close Bible 8ludonr ( nncl when a young man conceived ths Idoft' that no woman eVer wont to hoavdn. His reasons for remaining single were that he bel.oVoil that if ho married he Wduld be dtirsed with the woman of his cliolco. Regarding his personal appearance one Was greatly reminded of "Old Kip" or the pictures We see of "OldFather Time." He never shaved nor cut his hair, claiming it would be interfering with God's laws for him to do so. His .Ihigetvmiils were long aud bent over at the ends like claws, as also were his too nails, livery tiling ho used-or wore was honie-maclo. His lirst plow is a great curiosity and was made entirely of wood, something after the fashion of tho old German plow. All his farming utensils were hoino-mndo. Ho* would patron xo no one who used a sewing-macliinor At the table the knives and forks were Wooden, as wore also the plates, cups Uuid saucers. Sellers had a iloclc of sheep that had never boon shorn. The wool was sixteen inches long and dragged on the .ground. The reasons ho 'gave for not shearing his sheep wore that God placed tlio wool on their backs to,stay ^'fjj^., and keep tliem wiirm, and ho ''°'d a >t1i lt iu '' urf<3ro ' N Vith his plans by •rtimxr-rifrl; it. A short time before his. (i<jiilh tlio Society for tlio Prevention of Cruelty Uo Animals of ihis oily took the matter in hand and tried to compel him to shear his sheep, but without success. People came for"miles around lo see Sellers' sheep. 1 Ho was kiiowu to have been in good 'circumstances, and for years during his life deposited his money in one of our banks. During the latter years ho became suspicious of bauks and withdrew alibis money, which was principally ill gold. Ho purchased a dozen old-fashioned'gallon jars or crooks, with lids on. and, taking them homo, hid his. treasures away in these. His sister/states I hat he buried his treasures :. .always under cover of darkness, selecting..'different spots about his farm. The secret of the exact location, of thesis spots ho never revealed to anyone. >• How much wealth ho had accumulated will probable ..never bo known, as ; he'-trusted no one.' His sister will fall heir to his estate, and every precaution is taken to protect tlio place against m;dnight treasure-hunters. The six men who were detected a few nights ago digging for tho hidden treasure are supposed to have been residents of the neighborhood. It was noticed that they were supplied with dark lanterns, and lir.sl commenced digging in ; tlio barnyard. From there they adjourned to a neighboring 'Hold and began operations. Humor has it that they made an important discovery in tho fluid, mid perhaps found one of the precious crocks. It has not yet been fully developed as to How much, if any, of the money they obtained. The ground will be thoroughly gone over under the direction of tho sister, and evory oilbrt will •be.made- to unearth the hidden treasure. A. Chance for the G-irls. To all the marriageable girls of '88 —Look before you leap,— Louisville Coitriei 1 'Journal. It seems to bo quite a fashion ovoY the country to publish leap year list of of eligible men in the different cities.— Detroit free,Press, The fashionable waist this season measures fit'loon inches. . That's about all the dude mis energy to clasp.— HG Now, girls this is your chance, Remember il's four years before' you get another. — l']tilude.ljjhi(t Korth Ameri' can. Sealed proposals will not do, girls. They must be open and iu the presence of the dude's mother.— flew 'j or/ii Jour- mil. Early Morning, Cftller— -"Wlioro is your auntie, 'AlicoP" Alice— "She is up Blairs iu her iiightoy, looking' over tlie-btiluslor."— /vt'/e. • ' ' Now lot the funny follows turn Uiorn- golvos loose on the refreshing subject of the old maid and, her leap year opr por tunilios, — t hicayo Mail. Pear sirJs, in wishing you n, Rappy Now Year, we Itopo lhat all may have buttons to sew ou before the end Ql it. York jQiinwl, till tho lust urmod male expires; for your Imsbunds uud (or sires; fur ii cUuiicu to Uulld 1119 one? tlirou»}<ouj; tUe year Wft8 »ain<?a by uwiy tlio jubilee year; but for J,b,o tlu'Qng p| youug Jwlles thp A 5 "Alfliongh I nm a nativ°6 of these pcrod United States, hfcvo iHever (ieserb ed tho Stars nnd StHpes in ntiy emef* gency, have fought in two wftf'S to np* hold her ensigns, and hftve reared d half dozen palriotic.sons. 1 aiil without a hohio and without a ooimtry«" fd< marked an elderly gentleman to an Examiner ropresonttitive yesterday. '•And this, too, while 1 have nevcf crossed her borders, and liavs always been credited with being a pretty fair sort of a citizen." "What is the fldttlo to ftll this, then?" "1 luti! from No Man's Land. No Man's Land, 'when i Was a boy, meant some place way off in the ocean; but this, as you know if you have been watching the doings of Congress lately, means a narrow strip, 1?0 miles Jong and 24 Wide, between Colorado and Texas, ahd forming the tall-end of the Indian Territory, so called. As a matter of fact, it was never part of that Territory j nor any other, and wo are now asking Congress to sot us off as an independent Territory, so that wo may make laws ami govbrn ourselves. As it Is, we liavo no laws, that is, none that rnfljy be called such, although wo manage to do business and keep things straight in an average way. There are about thrbo thousand of us Su No Man's Land. It is a country Well. watered by the north fork of the Canadian River and its tributaries. A good many of the Oklahoma boomers, when they didn't make things stick in Oklahoma, came over to our country. Wo are a, thriving lot, and who knows but wo may build up an empire. Our principal villnges are. Camp Nicholas and Camp Supply. It is a level ami very productive country moslly. In round figures wo have about 8,078.000 acres. Quito enough, isn't it, to make a little principality of itself? It would make a bigger State than Connecticut. Wo want it called C:marron and want a delegate to Congress, Uie same as all tho Territories. The'' 1 last Congress passed a bill allowing tho seUloment of the disputed -strip Under the General Land laws, but President Cleveland lias not \et signod.il, and wo now have men in Washington who are trying to get it put thro ugh..". •The speaker was Henry Bent, for live- years a trader on the Cand'an river.. He is bound home from Monrovia and leaves by way of the Central Pacific to-day,— Saw Francisoo Ex- uminer. ,'-.\ ; .. • : Fo.olish Fears. . "It's many-a'day since I have seen a woman unconsciously disclose the secret of her make-up, as did one on •Franklin Street to-day," said a gentleman as lie came in ; from airing his lilacs yesterday. .Afternoon. "Well, it was this way," lie said when pressed for the story. "You see. a nicely- dressed woman came tripping down Franklin Street, near Allen. Part of a newspaper iniipcontly reposed on the sidewalk. ,8he was stepping high and looking higher .find did not notice it as she came ..along. She walked right over it, but tlio edge of her dress moved it and the rustle caught her eai. 'Heavens, can it be possible?' her look said. The dismay pictured on her face increased as' slio .stopped still, looked around, saw tlio paper, andthon — what do you suppose? ^ho actuallyfo.lt to learn if her bustle was where it ought to bo. Evidently it was, for her face brightened. und she went on." — Buffalo ». JM»««»» *.i*~*r~* fM ^, mf . J ,f f ^ fr . * Dolls for Use. There was a time when there wore no fashion journals, just as there was a time when there-were no newspapers or magazines of any sort. Tlie French people then, as now, originated most of the ladies' fashions . for all the world, and, as they had no way of making pictures 'of Their now style or papers to describe Uiom in, they made up dolls in (lie latest French fashions and sent them -all over the. world. These potipoos. as the French called. them, wore thought of 'so union importance iu England tlnxt they wore allowed to be imported w.UJiout hindrance, oven in timo of -war. Tltose dolls not only showed the cut of the costumes, but also reproduced faithfully the materials ami trimmings. Somo.of them wore b'roiighynto Peuu- sylvatilivtvnd Viaglnl& i'n early t'jnos aijd sot the fashion for our great' trraiul mothers' stylo Sir dress. Now fashions are not only pictured in the newspapers and magazines without number, but descriptions of them are deemed of sufficient importance (.0 send by telegraph tU'rough the cable tlmt lies uuder tUe QCOHU, — ring at Any Bate, eoea your husband stilj drink?" \j, '. "Yea, nether, and H is WQvryjng tb« life fiutof jhe." '"Did you, U7 the plan. Q| b,realUn.|[ of fa bftbu jhai j ' ¥he Mft A. th!fi|; good, fcfete stfueft ft ftdtel i8ts& t» northern itowfi &eed& ¥hli IS d6tofe theteof atofceaH faerewltL fill 'Mi?- IS mTcHa*t* , exhibit ftfid wbd ftite thSronighly fataiUslf and verged «rfth diit is & toarvel of Ijfeaut^ and eleg&ftce find Is fit Mi . «Sr ffiglSS ttffij tf ' is tfaasierttd' at > iato a ' " whefd vines aad ffiitts and luxuriate aad, _„. -in great abtiadan'e'iHfea • Of coarse the —^•'••• i "» 851 specialties have made the' CAR. tnen, eilch as fine vegetables and vegetable seeds, are exhibited td perfection,and then there is an endless array of farm seeds, coras, wheats, ottts, rye, bariayy 4 sand vetch, lupine, lathyrus, sttcailne, amber cane, kafflr corn, Jerusalem edr& *. and hundreds of other varieties of seeds and drops on exhibition. PafUcalaf notice is due to their marvelous collection of heavy cropping potatoes, thel?'•'' fl.OOO oat, just imported from Russia, and Silver liing barley, croflftlag la-BOO different places in America In 1898, over 100 bushels per acre. The car is visited daily by hundreds, yea we may say thousands of people,' and nothing so catches the eye and rlvefes the attention of the farmer than tha ' great bed of different varieties of grasses, clovers and fodder plants that are exhibited in one end of the car, or as one great dairyman of Elgin, 111., said upoa ; seeing this magnificent display of grasses, "I have seen the World's Fair and Carnum's Circus, but this exhibit beats them all!" . - •; It is only possible in a newspaper article to give but a faint idea of the beauty and attractiveness of this car. It must be seen to be appreciated but-It * only strengthens tho idea amongst farmers and' others that a firm that can exhibit such excellent products, grown from their own seeds, on their own farms, is the firm to tie to when you want choice northern grown seeds. Seeds that ' never disappoint! Thoy issue a large catalogue of farm and Vegetable seeda which is mailed to any address upon receipt of 5 cents, for postage. W, N. "SB ';w ';$ .;'$ 1 '.' *& Veils and Bonnets. There is room for an instructive treatise upon a subject entitled "Why Women's Bonnets Don't Look Well." So many foolish virgins and matrons ruin otherwise charming toilets 'by the way they put on their hats, which are often equally charming in themselves. A bonnet put on too far back or dancing over the eyebrows with a Smooth space where the hair is brushed up or down showing beneath the bonnet aud the coiffure is always ugly and quite destroys the style of the bonnet. Then a veil worn with a bonnet for which no veil is intended, and which hides the trimming with inartistic folds of netlike swaddling clothes, is a common mistake. If a veil'is worn with such a bonnet at all, it should bo one of single width and put on with great care, so that the flowers or other trimming are only softened and not concealed. Roche Tort's Recollection*. Henri Rochefort begins his memoirs by giving the recollections of his grandparents. His grandmother was in the Place de la Concorde when Marie Antoinette was executed, and described the queen as stupefied and so limp that she had to be lifted from the cart to the scaffold. His father saw the troops swear infidelity to the "Acte Addition- el" of Napoleon on June 1, 1815. The emperor was dressed in a troubador costume of white satin, with a crimson mantle. He looked very ridiculous, for his fat body was supported by thin little legs, and the white satin made his flabby, bilious face look green . Jnpnnoso Women. , ' While Japanese women, says a traveler, do not have their feet compressed and are not compelled to wear veils, . and wife beating is. extremely rare, they have very little to say about their own destinies. They are expected to be , 1 womanly—kind, gentle, pretty, obedient ,' and useful—but from birth to burial • they are subject to a certain form.of '^ slavery that is shocking to the woman ' of the.western world. The experience of women in Japan is summed up in the ' word "obedience." They'have a phrase in Tokyo which describes the history of all women. It is "the three obedreqjces" —obedience, when unmarried, to a father; obedience, when married, to a husband; obedience, when widowed, to a son,, and when a woman dies she is forgotten. 0- Cheap Rates te Atlanta and Return. On Dec. 21st, the Monon Route will ' sell tickets to Atlanta at the exceeding- ' ly low rate of ?15.15 for the round trip,;' tickets good;ten days. , For full information call on or ad-' <, dress Sidney B. Jones, City Passenger Agent, 232 Clark St., Chicago, or L. B. Sessions, Traveling Passenger Agent, • Minneapolis, Minn. . ' A woman weighing 60U pounds died at New Middleton, Ind., recently. She was said to be .the largest woman in the state. W. N. U. >. M. - 1225 No. 1 When answering advertisements kindly mention this paper. It matters littlo of how long standing tho pain • has been ; chronic cases | yield readily to ^ H • WffllWWB*W W B Sm J jjj and RJHEUJVJ ATBSMi of many years^standing has been cured by it. J V!fl >8 ^ '. 1%! .' tfs a a a a a a o o o d 200 150 Great Prize Contest. 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