*•£>**-' r, . • * i ' «' < i -_ '"" '' " " '*?. ¥*•! ME tJPJPIR BBS MODffllS: . IOWA, WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 14, OMI WHAT A mtsm. •« 1suffered -with tett-ible gains In mf left ovary and v*omb. My back ached 6,11 the time. " I had kidney trouble badly, Dod- tors Described for toe, and 1 followed their advice, but found no relief until 1 toofe tydist Pinkham's Vegetable omfcjoufidi Ohi xvhat a felSef it is, not to have that tired feeling day after day, iil the morning as much as at night after a hard day's work, and to be free from all pains caused by Ovarian and Womb •troubles* *1 cannot express my grati* tude. 1 hope and pray that other suf* fering women will realize the truth and importance of my statement, and accept the relief that is sure to attend the Use of the Pinkham Medicine."— Mus. JTAMBS PABBtsu, 2R01 Marshall St., N. B., Minneapolis, Minn. BITS OF KNOWLEDGE. The horse, of all animals, is the quickest iio succumb to cold. People who wore shoes in Italy during the fourteenth century had to pay a tax for the privilege. In Germany the men aa well as the women wear wedding rings. When either dies the survivor wears both. Fashion plates containing designs for clothing for pet dogs are regularly issued by some of the Parisian tailors. The longest tunnel in the world is St. Gothard, which is 48,840 feet. The next longest are Mount Cenls, 39,850 feet; Hoosack, 26,080 feet; Severn, 22,992 feet; Nochistongs, 21,669 feet; Sutis, 21,120 feet. In Russia the forest a.rea covers 42 per cent of the whole surface; in Sweden, 35 per cent; in Austria, 33 per cent"; in Germany, 26 per cent; in France, 10 per cent, and in Great Britain and Ireland, only 4 per cent. The following are said by a Swiss hunter to have been found near the nest of an eagle recently discovered in the Alps: A hare, 27 chamois' feet, 4 pigeons' feet, 30 pheasants' feet, .11 heads of fowls, 18 heads of grouse and the remains of a number of rabbits, marmots and squirrels. A careful examination of the trees that are struck by lightning shows that over half of them are white poplar. Frqm this fact scientists conclude that the poplar has some value as-a conductor of lightning. This being the case, agriculturists are advised to plant these trees in the vicinity of their farm buildings. .•',.. MEN AND WOMEN. Sir Arthur Sullivan as a boy was one of the members of the choir of the Chapel Royal, St. James'. Postmaster General Wileon Is said to have received an offer of the presidency of a western college and may accept it when he leaves the cabinet. Mrs. Ellen Spencer Mussey, who is making a reputation as a lawyer in Washington, is the widow of the late Gen. R. D. Mussey, who made a creditable record in the civil war. Mrs. Mary Svabek, 123') South 14th Omaha, Neb., writes: "I have sick three years with headache, ,n in stomach, dizziness and no Appetite. I tried three doctors and all '-tads of medicines, all of which failed. Jhave since used two !}5-cent boxes of iDr. Kay's Renovator ;and I have no inore headache; good ' appetite and stomach in good order as well as my whole system." Sold by druggists n't 25 cents and $1. See advt. A Substitute. "Benson, you know, went to Africa, and there met his death." "Poor fellow! But his body was brought home and given docout burial, wasn't it?" "Well, they hung the cannibal, and then brought home his body and buried it." low Rate Excursion South, On the first and third Tuesdays of each month till October about half rates for the round trip will be made •'. to points in the South by the Louisville i. & Nashville railroad. .Ask your ticket '• agent about it, and if 'he cannot sell you excursion tickets write to C, P, Atmore, General Passenger Agent, Louisville, Ky., qr Geo. B, Homer, D, P. A., St. Loxiis, Mo, Signs. "When the sun looks misty it is a sign of ,. rain, isn't it?" | i 'Sometimes it is only a sign that your B spectacles need polishing." Comfort to California. Yes, and economy, too, it you take iho fjliirlingtpu Route's personally conducted lexeissguras which leave Om aha and Lin- f coin every Thursday morning. Tourist Tgleepers—clean, bright, comfortable— Ithrough to San Francisco and Los Angelas. 'Second class tickets accepted, Only |5 for i double berth, wide enough and big enough fpr two, Write for folder giving full information ; or call at the cjepot find see 'the peal ticket agent. J. FIUNCJS, Gen. Pass. Agent, Burling- i route, Omaha, Neb. • Ppu)>tful< .' , T Shall J say au revoir and not gopd-bye?"' &e wh>pered, soulfully. . , < ' Her long lashes, swept her dam°sk cheek. "J hardly know," she faltered- "Your frenoh is pretty rank, but then." the Jn(|\»est, „ _ ,„ .„ _,iis wan wh,9W you fpund lead pn the track » total stranger? , Witness (who bad been told by the coin- any to be careful i» his statements)—No, His leg was gone'-" '" "--»<•" stnra.nger t sor. st! try St Ifto few of. gwpwets, t»u4 Ijowel regulator. -ever nja , the W Wf e , fit w? seW te )? " gay'e fiu'ag Bslffl - est, One 6f th« ftbittiti a* th* teroptlou. A floating barrier of pumice stone 1& miles long, over 1,000 yards wide and 15 feet deep, closing ft seaport to all vessels as effectually as a booto ceiild do, Is not the sort of thing one is likely to forget ahd yet that was one of the results of the Krakotoa eruption, the port being Telok Retoung, In Sunda straits, says Leisure Hours* Formed In a few hours, it would almost seem t6 be the supreme effort of nature lit the pumice-making line were it not that sUch immense quantities ate foUhd at the bottom of the sea—a queer place for piimlce stone. But pumice, when produced, is really heavy. It is only the air cavities in it that make it light and as it floats it becomes water logged and down it goes. Most of the pumice we use In Europe comes from the Lipari islands, north of Sicily, "the home of Vulcan," whence Vtilcano 16 the name of one of them and our "volcano" is descriptive of the natural feature of which it is the type. Here are the pumice quarries—at Monte Chirica and its craters Monte Pelata and Forgla Vecchla^-where over 1,000 men are at work in the narrow tunnels and galleries, lighted by clay lamps of antique form. The whole hillside Is perforated with groups of these tunnels, which number between 200 and 300 and are so narrow that the men can hardly pass each other in them. And just as coal Is found In beds alternated with sandstone iind shale, so the pumice is in layers between harder lavas and ashes. CAT IN THE PULPIT. Pastor Cauglit It by tho Nook and tho Usher Took It Atvay. An inquisitive black cnt strayed Into Ihe Bristol Methodist Episcopal church on a recent Sunday evening just before the services began,, says the Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph. There were very few people in the church at the time, but the loud and plaintive mewing of the stranger attracted their attention and they watched Us movements with interest. The animal climbed up into the choir loft, perched upon the railing and looked down upon the congregation. After a time several members of the choir arrived and the cat scampered away, finally climbing down one of the wooden pillars which supported the choir loft and walked down Into the aisle. Several of the congregation endeavored to coax the cat into their pews, but the proud pussy ignored them and with stately dignity climbed up into the pulpit and sat on the bible. When the pastor came in a moment later he fO'imd the cat in possession of the pulpit, but the animal took kindly to the preacher and began to purr and arch his back at the latter's approach. The pastor took the cat by the back of the neck and handed It down to an usher, who carried puss out of the church. "This is a good omen, brethren," said the pastor and then he went on and preached his sermon. Monkeys at Work In the Truusviial. Captain E. Moss, who recently re- curned to London from.the Transvaal, tells this story of the monkeys who work for him in the mines: "I have twenty-four monkeys," said he, "employed about my mines. They do the work of seven able-bodied men, and it Is no reflection upon the human laborers to say that they do a class of .work a man cannot do as well as they. In many instances they lend valuable aid where a man Is useless, They gather up the small pieces of quartz that would be passed unnoticed by the workingman, and pile them up in little heaps that can easily be gathered up in a shovel and be thrown in the mill, They a^-e exceedingly adept at catching the little particles, and their sharp eyes never escape the very things that the human eye would pass over. When I went digging gold I had two monkeys that were exceedingly interesting pets, They were constantly following me about the mines, and one day I noticed that they were busily engaged In gathering up little bits of quartz and putting them in piles, They seemed to enjoy the labor very much, and would go to the mines every morning, and work there during the day. It did not take me long to learn their value as laborers, and I decided to procure more. So I immediately procured a number, and 'now have two dozen working daily In and about the mines. It is exceedingly interesting to watch my two pet monkeys teach the new ones how to work, and still stranger to see how the new comers take to it, They work Just as they please, sometimes going down into the mines when they have cleared up all the debris on the outside, They live and work together without quarrelling any more than men. do. They are quite methodical in their habits, and go to work and finish up in the same manner as huraan beings would do under sim- <lar circumstances. fivery hdiisewlfe should impress Upon tte inlncts of her family tiat the b«st sauce for any meat is cheerfulness. Laughter aids digestion, and people should never grutable while eating. In making Indian meal mush, cook it with milk Itt place of water', or part water ftnd part milk if not convenient to use all milk, the puddlhg will be ffiuch richer, and when fried will tnbfe readily take a iiiee brown. Milkweed pods make a fine down for stuffing headrest cushions. Those fortunate enough to be In the country will have no trouble in finding plenty alottg the roadside, and cah gather enough to bring home with taent for many a winter evening's comfort, In relaying carpets after the fall cleaning It la Well to sprinkle sqme- thlhg under the edges to destroy any carpet bugs that may be lurking around. As good a thing as can be Used is a powder made of equal parts of camphor gum and tobacco. An exceedingly nervous person who cannot sleep may often be quieted and put to sleep by being rubbed with a towel wrung out of hot salted water. Frequently a change from a warm be.l to a cool one will tend to quiet a nervous person and make him drowsy. Hop pillows are frequently of great comfort to a nervous person, and will often soothe a headache. It is well to have one or two of these pillows at hand In case of need. Linen covers worked with some appropriate motto or a spray of the graceful hops In wash silks are attractive In appearance and can always be freshened by being washed. When setting sponge for bread or rolls, double the quantity may bo made and that not needed kept In the refrigerator or wherever It Is cold enough to prevent the sponge from rising. In this way rolls may be had fresh each day without setting an extra sponge. This dough requires a little longer to rise, but the results will be as good as If it were freshly set. Among the silver novelties for the table are found flower sets of spo'ons enameled In delicate natural shades. The bowl Is made to represent a flower, and the handle is formed of the flower's stem and the leaves. The rose, pansy, lily, daisy and red clover are some of the prettiest designs, and are very attractive when seen upon the saucer of a dainty after-dinner coffee j cup. "Ifltty—r!aity""wbn r t takfelfttf for an answer. Kate-4iow do yoti khbwlf Kitty—fceeanse 1 shan't give It to hiffl. —Odds ftnd Ends. Parkfr—I don't suppose, old man, yOxi can really appreciate how bright toy children are. Lane—Noj 1 have neve? met your wife.—New York ttefald. * Shaw—What -would you refeoittmend' for Insdfciftla, doctor? ' Doctor—Do something to tife you. 'Shaw—But 1 can't afford to take a vacation.—Truth. "Why, Mr. Portly, you are all done up. What's the matter?" "Bicycle." "But you doh't ride a wheel—" "No, but the other fellow does."-—FHegende Blatter. "1 knew a fellow that could tame a tiger with a glance of his eye." "What became of him?" "He's dead, He tried It on a bicycle scorcher."—Chicago Record. Bubbles—My wife and 1 met by ac-> clclent. Thrown together by chance, as it were. Wheelwoman (eagerly)— Did you break the bicycles?—Buffalo Times. She—Won't you protect me, sir! This shameless fellow has been following me for the past fifteen minutes! He— 0, yes, if you prefer me.—Humorlstlche Blaetter. Lucy—Clara's honeymoon was completely spoiled. Alice—How? Lucy— The papers containing; the account of the wedding did not reach her.— Brooklyn Life. Teacher—By "transparent" We mean something through which we can see. Who can give an Illustration of a transparent object? Pupil—A ladder. —Pliegende Blaetter. . "Dreadful how the bicycle Is running oats out of the market, isn't It?" "Yes, It Is; but the crop of wild oats seems to be coming along about as usual."—Chicago News. "Everything Is easy after you once learn to ride a wheel." "Yes; you're so badly smashed up In the effort that you can stand anything then."—Philadelphia North American. "Ez long ez dey's got plenty er campaign buttons," said Uncle Eben, "some men doan' seem ter care whed- der dey hah any s'pender buttons er not."—Washington Star. Mistress—Why, Bridget, what on earth are you doing with all the broken dishes on the shelf? Bridget— Shure, mum, yez towl me 01 were to replace ivery one Ol broke.—Up-to-date. PEOPLE. . Lord Salisbury is an enthusiastic scientific amateur in electrical matters. Dr. Walsh, archbishop of Dublin,, is regaining his health by riding a bicycle. Justice Hawkins of the English bench will be eighty years of age in September. R. P. Keating, who died in Virginia City, Nev., last week, left a mining fortune of between $1,000,000 and f2,000,- 000. PERSONAL. &W&^»iJBlm&mW!$ $®^ '&•»»:»' This reminds us that the Turks, who are mentioned pccasionally in the newspapers, bave a elngulw wanner of regulating drunkenness, jt a Turk, overtaken with wine, falls down J B the street anfl is arrested by tne guard, he is sentenced to the bastinado; iWs punishment js repeated as fw as tae third offense, after wbicfe fte is regarded as incorrigible and caljed "}jnper 7 }ai drunkard,," pr "privileged drunk,. arfl." U he }B theft arrested, J}e. feaj? The new shah of Persia Is anxious to open the country to international commerce, and favors the introduction of electricity and steam. Gurdon W. Wattles, vice-president of the .Union National bank of Omaha, has been chosen as president of the Trans-Mississippi and International exposition, to be held in that city in 1898. M. Osiris, the banker of Paris, who recently bought Malmalson, intends to restore the palace and grounds, both of which are m>w in a most dilapidated condition, after which he will make a gift of the property to the state. Elam Russell, weight 200 pounds, of Plainfield, Ind., is the proud father of a ten-inch baby which weighe^ only one pound and a half at Its birth and at the end of three week? weighed three pounds, Mrs. Russell's weight is 150 pounds. The French people have not yet erected statues of Balaac, Alfred de Musset and Victor Hugo, but they have just set up one of Francois Quesnay, the physician of Mme. de Pompadour and the authpr of several works on political economy, E, A. MacDoweli, the American composer, has been appointed to the head of the new musical department in Co lurabia college. He is of the same age as Paderowskl, and the New York Post says of him that he "has no superior among the living composers of Europe," Frederick William Nichols Crouch, the author of "Kathleen Mavourneen," who died a few days ago at the age of 88, bad been married four times and was the father of twenty-seven chll» dren, He was a native of London, but for nearly fifty years had lived In Baltimore, The younger Dumas casually opened 0, medical work one day in 1873 and read a chapter on the poisonous effects of nicotine on the human system. He was so,impressed with it that he threw away the cigar he had Just light* ed, and be never emoKed even so much AS a cigarette thereafter. The Campbells of Argyll began }a 1190. TalJyrand dates from 1W ' isarck from 1§70, the Qrosvenor tbe (jufeeg Qf Westminster, 1066! Austrian bouse of Hapsburg goes to m 8U<J t*e bQttse of Bourbon to ?«. Tk@ descendants M Mohammed, b,grn 570, jye aii registered carefully aujthpritatlyeiy IB a boefe feept' by the chief at the. family. .-ORTH KNOWING. It Is lawful In China to kill a gravo- robber the Instant he Is caught in his underhanded work. Sir Henry Bessemer has paid upward of $50,000 in patent stamp duties on his various inventions. The only quicksilver mines of importance in this country are located in southern California. The old house In West Brownsville, Pa., in which James G. Blwine spent hla boyhood has been torn down. They Know II ci'. Mabel—How many engagement rings did you bring back from tho seashore? Gertrude—None. Mabel—Why, how did that happen? Gertrude—Unluckily, I got in with the same crowd that I mot last year. No tliuo Should bo Lost By those troubled with constipation In seeking relief from Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. The disease is'easily relieved in itt earlier stage, und as it is utterly subversive of the general health, postponement of the remedy is is unwise. The same holds good of delay in coses of 1'over and ague, Kidney/ complaints, nervousness, debility and rheumatism, ailments to which the Bitters is particularly ada'pted. The telegraph messengers in populous French towns use bicycles for the distribution of their telegrams. I shall recommend Piso's Cure for Consumption far and wide.—Mrs. Mulligan, Plumstead, Kent, England, Nov. 8,1805, Statisticians agree that the population of the world averages 109 women to every 100 lodging, ajdY 1 h,e upon, the feQt iajsb,ef,o|.$hj Mra. Wlnalow'B BootlUi»B Byrup Forchiklrvn louiliinn, BoftenstlipKiiinB. reducesinflttjn inatiou, ulluyB puln, cures wind colic. 28 ucuuu bottle. "I don't quite see why you cull Mr". Biggs lantern-jawed?" "Why, because his face lights up so when he talks." Ctoe'B Cough Iluluam Is the oldest and beet. It will break up a cold qiiickoi than anything clue. It in alwuyit reliable. Try it. Albany and Boston have the finest state buildings, Thirty-five million human beings die every year. THE ADVANCE AQENT OF HEALTH , which twfl of ago wad the site of Lobengula'S kraal, is lighted by electricity. The leaves of the afuft of in-lhe-pulfHt, large, arfoWshaped and glossy, have often caused death. fhe second largest dfaw bridge ia the United States is being built be* tweeh buluth ahd Superior, Wis. fbe only fur?covered, fdul"'fdoted mennber «f the animal kingdom which, lays eggs like a' fowl Is the native beaver of Australia. A Definition. Professor of phrenology—Sow* ttt te- ettpnulate, will some one be kind enough to tefl me the name of the organ of drunk, enness? Voice from the rear—The barrel organ. 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