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John Gray CORNER. £• new fall goods. While many mer •**»nts are stuck on unseasonable goods •ad arc using every means possible t put them onto their customers, Job • Ofay comes to the close oC the seaso te ((rand shape and is able to take nd the very low Eastern mart for cash and gives his customers itean new fresh goods nway below ol wurled over stock. P. S.—Come and s«e the difference. DAILY JOURNAL r»bll«hed every d»y In the w»»k <«o»p '"^ida.y) by th« Ixi*»n»port Journal Oorapmy. W. B. WRIGHT ...Prortflen .A. HARDY Vice Pre»W«n & W. GRAVES , .Secretary -«. B. BOYER : Treasure per Annum. Frlwi per Month.. Official Paper of City and County. (Entered ai second-class mall-matter a U* transport Post Office, February 9. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER -i, 1S9C. __ _ _ — — ^— ^^^•••••••iij ^••••••••^••••'••"g^Bgsi^^E-. - • REPUBLICAN TICKET. For President. WILLIAM McKINLEY. JR., of Ohio, For Vlce-Prcsldent. •AKRETT A. HOBAKT of New Jer»ey For Governor, JAMEB A. MOUNT of Montgomery Co For Lieutenant Governor. if. B. HAGGARD, of Tlppecanoe Count For Secretary of State. WILLIAM D. OWEN, of Cuss County. For Auditor of State. AMBRICUS C. DAILEY of Boone Count For Treasurer ol State. VKED J. SCHOLZ, of Vanderburg Count For Attorney General. WILLIAM A. KETCHAM of Marion Ce For Reporter of Supreme Court, CHARLES F. REMY of Bartholomew Co ITorSupertntendent of Public Instruction. P M GEETING, of Harrison Count. For State Statistical B. J THOMPSON, of Shelby County. For Judge of the Appellate Court. First District. WOODFORD ROBINSON, of Gibson Co w Second District. W E. HENLEY, of Bu»h County. Third District D W COMSTOCK of Wayne County. Fourth District. JAMEB B. BLACK, of Marlon County. TJ Z WILEY, of Benton County. B. .JONES. For Congress, GEORGE W.' STEELS. , >GPor Jolr.t Representative. HflLLIAM T. WILSON, of Cass County ror KepresentaUve-CHAKLES B LONG •to^oseoutor-CHARLES E. HAU. 5£"erk-<rOSEPHG GRACE. WOT Treasurer— BENJAMIN F. KEE3- ff-i. A; 85 c 8 o U =S R : «Br G OOT^Mlon*r,TWrd Dlstrlct-ABBA HAM 8HIDELER. COMPARE THEM. "The Republican perty la unreserved •tf for sound .money. It cawed the ea •ctment of 'the law .providing for the «§omptlon of gpede -paymento In 187» . ,*nce then every dollar ban been OB good •4M «0ld.. "We «re unalterably -opposed to every ...-.BMumre calculated to debase car eur- .«Bcy or impair the credit of our county. We are therefore o\ppo«ed to the - toe colBKge of sliver except by tofcr- ••tlonel acreemant wtth the leading •emmerciai nations of the world, which lire pledge oorselvea -to promcte, and un- U then «nch gold standard must 'be pre- "Afl oar sUver «ad paper currency •Mist be malBtained at parity with , cold, *nd we favor <U1 measures de- fltfned to maintain InrJolably Wse obli- f the €Wted JBtate* a*d Jill our y, whether cola «r paper, *t the ' etondard. the et»nJ«rd of -moat enlightened nations of the earth." — Republican platform. • "We demand the free and unlimited MtMf » of both sold and silver at tbe present legal ratio of 1C to 1, without .witting for the aid or #w*ent ef *nf •ther nation. We demand that the •tandard silver dollar shall he 4 full •Itgal tender, equally with gold, for all •ebta, public ai>a private, and we fav- K mich -legislation as will prevent the ««DonetizaUon of any kind of legal ten- |«r money by private contract.— Deino- Mtlc platform. We demand free and unlimited coin- tge of silver and gold at the present le- ftl ratio of 16 to 1.— Popullat platform, 1W2. We hold to the use of both gold and •liver as the standard, money of the. eooirtry,.and to tbe coinage of both gold and ' silver, without discriminating •gainst either metal or charge for mint- •ge, but the dollar unit of coinage of hoth m«tals mu*t be of equal Intrinsic tad exchangeable value 'or be adjusted through International agreement or by inch safeguards of legislation as ftAall bunre tbe maintenance. of the parity of the two metala and 1 the equal power tt eveiy dollar at all times In the marie- tta and lu payment of debt, and we demand that all -paper currency shall he kept at par with .and redeemable In neb coin. .WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLICY AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOR THB PROTECTION OF THB FARMERS AND LA- BOEINQ CLASSES, THB FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS VIC TIM8 OF tJNSTABLB MONEY AND A FLUCTUATING CURRENCY.- Democratic platform, 1802. th Til-IE TITLES. The Republican and Populist partle have distinct characteristics. The Ch cnso convention, -in that It ilepoi'tc from the platform of four years npo denounced Clevelivnd and leaned Populism, onrned for Its followers name, "Popocrat.'V, The Indliuia.poll convention, in that It supported Clevo laml. .TotTersou and' Jackson, Is propci ly entitled in history to the name "Dcmocnit."' The .Tournnl In its refer enccs will use this distinction. Al Democrats In Cass county who aclher to their party principles, sound money free trade, etc., will be designated a Democrats. Those who have bolte- nnd Rone over to free silver will b .termed Popocrats. This distinction i uocess.'irj- that the public may not b' confused. There are Democrats who recopnlzi that neither protection nor free tr,ad< cut any flsnre with no currency to cai ry on trade. They ore for sound money first, preferring to divide 'on the tariff later with those who disagree. They will vote for McKlnley. They will b classed as Republicans in this cam palsn, in which sound tioney is th vitiil issue. The Pharos and its .followers, wlv were for sound money and then fo free silver, will be styled "Hypocrats.' July 31, 1803, the Omoha World-lifer aid of wliich William T. Bryan ,was cdi tor, contained the following cditoria utterance: No people except tho greedy owner of silver mines, Anxious to make iiior dinate profits, are Interested in coin a?e at the ratio of 1C to 1, No peopl< except those nvariclons owners o money, who profit by contracting tb currency, arc Interested In prohibiting honosr free silver coinage at the rati of 23 to 1. We have no silver mines Ii Nebraska, and the interests of % people of this State simply require fro nnd unlimited coinage o£ sliver upon the basis of its reasonable value, wliicl cannot be far from 1 par of gold to 2' of -silver. It is very probable that the foregoing was printed before Mr. Bryan wa allured by the offer of unlimited speaking at ?C;000 a year by the Bl nwt«llic League. The Kokomo Evening News ha: made its bow to the newspaper work and courts popular favor In the capita of Howard county. .The News owned and edited T>y W. H. and E. T Stalcy, formerly connected 'with tin Frankfort News, and "is a red : hot Republican paper. The Messrs. Stale} are well known m Indiana journalism and if anyone can make a third pape succeed in Ko'konvo, where the -dead hopes of -so many superfluous paper* have been interred, they can -do it The new paper'Is a seven-column lolio •extremely neat in appearance typo graphically, and ably edited. Th news columns are to charge of W, H Turpin, a "veteran - ; in local newspapcv work nnd who will -woke the local cdl tors In that rather unpromising field Trestle for the rresh'hcws. .The Messrs Staley deserve success and if they do not attain it In their new field, It wll mot foe their fatflt. IT IS NOT AT ALL,. PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT^ "HOUSE WILL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO THE FREB COINAGE OF SIL VER AT A RATIO OF 16 TO 1 WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FACT TH.iT THERE. IS NO DANGER OF THIS .COUNTRY ADOPTING THE SILVER STAND ARD IN CONDUCTING THB BUSf NESS OF THB COUNTRY, PROS FERITY WILL COME AGAIN AND. WITH LOWER TAXES ON THU NECESSARIES OF LlFffl, EVERY KIND OF BUSINESS WILk BOOM AGFAIN.—Pharos editorial, March 1^ 809. The .Vermont figures are' 39,093, rather ai«nggestive combination. This s 11,000 greater than two years ago when the- State went Republican 28,300. In a State with only 60,000 jotc's' i all this is a remarkable g'ain.'' It must not be assumed, -however, that' ho Western or Middle States will tow equal gains. The farther Wset he greater the influence of the silver mlno owners. There must be earnest, liligent work on the part of eyery citizen of Indiana to prevent the suc- css.of this attack on our monetary ystem. ' •••••.>' Who are the creditors of this cojfn- ry? Is not the man who works for vages a creditor? At the end of every veck he can force payment I'rom his omiual employer. He is not paid In clvancc. Every, day he, becomes a redltor In the amount of a day's labor. s he. the man who wants a cheap dol- ar? He has not been beard to.call for ;. Does he want his pay warranted vortli Its face value? He must rote, lien, to leave the.money of the nation ust as It Is. He roust stamp In the agle square. He 'must work uncens-. ngly that the victory pyer the cheap- mo'neyltes shall be decisive. . . . MAVOURNEE'N. Washington Post: It was unayoiil able that'there should be some rpvlva of'the discussion-of the dutharsElp o the celebrated song,'' "Kathleen 'Ma vourueon," in connection with the an nouncoment of the doath^a few days -ago when It was given'out to the press Unit, tho composer: Prof ."Crouch,•••« old and needy, living in Baltimore abject poverty. ..there Vas , some,; pro test against tho assertion that ho 1 was tho person to whom belonged the houoi of the production. But: the statomcii',1 that Crouch was actually in want, an. lack of proof of the falsity of the clalii softened the argument to a nullitjj His authorship seemed to be generallj accepted; charitable contribution! poured In upon him, profits receive* from the increased sale or the song were more liberally dlvide'd-wlthyhim and It is believed that he : !lved In com fort to the time of his death, upon an Income from what may be In the .mild; est terms denominated a plagiarism. There are persons yet living in Wash ington who were pupils of Prof. Croucl away back in the '50's and who asser that they saw the manuscript of,th< music of "Kathleen Vavourneen' among tho professor's papers.. They admit, however, that this would no bo legal proof that plagiarism had not been committed. There nrc those llv i'ng here, also, who knew Prof, Crouch who know -that tho song and music wore beyond his limited abilities, anil who never for a moment accepted the claim of his authorship as having the least foundation. One of these persons is Mr. John F Coylc, the venerable journalist,. .whd| from 1841 until the deluge of changing administrations overwhelmed it, was successively reporter, editorial writer •and proprietor of the famous Xatlona' Intelligencer, tho chief mouthpiece o£ tlic Whig party during the life of thai Important organization. Mr. Coyle has aTways boon a close student of musica nffalrs, -and his estimable wife, whose memory is dear to Washington, was noted for her miagnificont voice, anc .fine technique. It was with profound astonishment 'that Mr. Coyle heard years ago of the claim of. Mr. Crouch but sympathy for the man's nece.ssi ties prevented him from entering. Into a discussion of the subject. "While Crouch lived," said Mr Coylo to the writer recently, "I refrained from giving tho accumulatcc evidence that would have destroyed Ills means of livelihood. His persistent •claims of the authorship of 'Kathleen •Mavoumeen' -made him In a genera way, tho accepted author and doubt less others who, like myself, wor< aware of the falsity .of 'the assertion were kept quiet for a reason .slmllai to that which closed .my. '. mouth Crouch apparently sadly needed I( tl}e revenue which ho derived from.tlje "fraud, and possibly,the world Is'not the worse for giving it to him, as his 'imposition in no way injured tho rea authors o£ poem and music 1 . "Now that Crouch is dead, however It would seem that justice should be •done, and the 'honor of the composition .placed where it honestly belongs; "The beautiful song was written by Mrs. Anne Crawford, an actress, pi the Dublin Theatre, ^who was born in 1734 and died in 1801, seven' years bo. fore-Crouch was born. . It Is not known precisely at what date It., attained popularity, but It was written when She was In the zenith of her fame, about 1760-70. 'Certainly it was well- known rttt the time of the regency when Brummel was at the height of .his absurd 'but extraordinary .career,'and •that is the reason Mansfield Introduced it Into -his admirable-play- of 'Beau "Brumme),' where ;the production Js spokeu 'Of as being one of -the cele 1 brated songs of the day. '.':.•" ''' One smart theatrical critic 1 of'thls city took Mansfield to task for.'-the gross anachronism of Interpolating Into a drama of the last century men; tion of a modern song. Mansfield, with show of irony, showed the'gentle^ man <julckly and conclusively-that the piece Tvas snug and-applauded at -the period represented by the drama;' "Mrs. Crawford became Mrs. Barry and appeared 'at the London theatres, contemporary with Mrs. Slddons, 'arid was a competitor of that famed actress : for public favor, playing Juliet; -Desdemona, Jane Short and other heroines of the dramas which held the board's at; that. time. The dramatic histories and records of the day spoak of her In :erms only less flattering Uian those Bestowed .upon the Immortal Siddona. Mrs. Barry wrote the song when" ilie-wns Mrs. Crawford there can be np.donbt. , i . -. .."••.'•' ."The air, however,',was no ; more : the composition of Mrs. Crawf o'rd-th'fl'n of : Irot. Crouch. The first time I remem-' ier.-;to have heard the claim 6f Crouch'' llBputed was In 1850. 'In that year a' npiable German musician ''•' 'came/tl?' Washington, and when lie happened to iear that tlio composer of the music'' if •'. '.Kathleen: •< Mavonrncen' was n, ownsman,. he denounced the claim s the boldest-sort of -fraudras the air was that of a German'folk-song so old hat no one.knew the'date or author of' t.,"Knowing the t'wo:men,''l ; c6uld'np!t'" utvaccept the, statement-'of-Proitessor 1 Berlin, the German Instructor;' '•'' ''^ "Later additional-proof "that Berlin was right was '•given'by pni > Tvhpse word to me .was infalfibie:' r; In' i 1968'lhe^ ' '.'-. ',.•:'•• itiM '!;.-«<» musl old she •who subsequently became my 'wife was a pupil of Sam Giovanni, a Milan Conservatoire, from which sin w«s grudimte'd. ODCL-, while on a .to Munich, she. procured from a c;ii library several volmnes of German-songs. In one of these found the air of 'Kathleen Movour- ucon', note for uote, and for some ol her'I'rionds sang tbe English words tc the music as written in -Vho old volume Though she well understood tlio Ger 'ninn 'language, the text 'of the ancien'' ballad'was in old Gorman, winch sh< could not road, but the music was ex nctly tho same as that which Croucl professed to have written, and was a ! least a century old. 1 "The logic of.this dispute is easily solved from the facts as stated, song was written and sung nearly a century before Crouch was boru, i three-quarters of a century, before .claims to have composed It, in 1827. "One writer, in a notice of the deatl of Mr. Crouch, asserts that the words of the song wore written by the latter and! that the pretty lyric was fouude< upon n. story of which Mrs. Crawford was the author. Had the writer re ferrod to 'Bartletfs Poetical Quota tions,' or Sir George Gravos's 'Musica Dictionary,' he would have avoided ai exposure of his ignorance."' • re The he THE SENTINEL. Casts Hean Slurs at the Sound Honey Delegates. . It is regretted that the report ot th convention o£ the National Democracy printed by the Indianapolis Sentinel will not bo read by every mail who has over voted the Democratic ticket •In times gone by such a slur as the fol lowing, printed by a Republican paper would have called down the bittercs 1 denunciation. Tho Sentinel says of the delegates in attendance: "All wcr stopping at the best hotels in the citj and nearly every one had telegraphed ahead for rooms with bath rooms at tachcd." If a Republican, in 1 years gone by, had dared to intimate that : Democrat would not be guilty of In dnlglng iu such a luxury as a bath, he would have been crucified on a cross o cuss words, and to cast the aspersion that Democracy represented "the great unwashed" was as much, as a man's -life was worth. The Sentinel is owned by a man who is sucking the public teat under the Cleveland administration. Mr. Morss the owner of the Sentinel, Is the ropro sentativc of the United States as Con sul-Gencral at Paris, one of the mosi Important foreign consular offices in the gift of President Cleveland. It would seem that Mr. Morss ought to .resign his office, before attacking the Cleveland administration. PERSONAL. Miss -Maymio Taylor is visiting Mis Etta. Routh. Frank Miller of Peru was In the city yesterday. Allen Bradley of Wabash was in the city yesterday. Mrs. Josse Stukey was visiting at Camdcn yesterday. .W. H, Guthrle was here yesterday from Gas City on business.' Miss Mayme Frozee has returned af ter a short visit at Wabash. Mrs. R. H. Tyner went to Ft. Wayne yesterday, for a visit with relatives. Henry Herrold and wife • of Grass Creek were visiting friends acre Tuesday: .•'•'• ' ' 'i Dr. W. H. Bell has returned from MOine, after spending five weeks on the sea coast. H. L. Hagenbuck and A, B. Keeport were at Gas City'Wednesday looking af.ter'business interests. . The Rev. L. Pettiford has been at Muncie attending the conference of the A. M. E. church. The Rev. Pettiford was put on the 'Committee of' Home and Foreign Missions. • Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Laycock of Indl : onapolis are In the city to attend the funeral of the late George Gear; Mr. Laycock is of the well known firm of architects, Krutch & Laycock, formerly of this city. • ' -. . ,'.;'. •. AT TWELVE niUE. Sound Honey Heeling Last Night —Capt. Swigart Speaks. Tho sound money meeting lust iiighi. at Twelve Mile was a."success. It was well' attended. The school house was iVowded, and many stood at the. door, unable to gain admittance. The windows also held many more who. wanted to'liear the right side of the financial question. ' ,..--' Ciipt. Frank Swigart made an; ad- Iress that called forth much applause, vinybr McKee and Councilman Rliig- eben also spoke'briefly. liei'Q was some excellent and stlr- iu'g;. niusic by the glee club. There vere runny well known Democrats preen rwho listened, attentively to thecon- cinclhg .'arguments. Adams township vWshpw.up all right in November. . ; WILL BE BURIED. HERE. _.__,... Cecelia Patterson,: .who died-,at Sr^encostle yesterday, morning, w.lll- Highe* of all in Leavening Foweiv— Latest U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE be brought here for interment. The deceased was formerly :L resident:of Logansport, and was a close friend of the late Mrs. Long of North street. The body will reach the city a.t 5 o'clock this evening, and wil! be taken to the Long residence, at No. 710 North street. The time for the funeral will be announced later. WHY PROUD. ADDITIONAL LOCALS. .Degree Staff No. 1, D. of R,, will meet this evening at 7:30 o'clock for practice. The picnic at Gottslmll's grove yesterday afternoon was attended by a good crowd. There was dancing at night. Apollo, lodge K. of P. meets tonight, work in the Knights rank on two candidates. All sojourning Knights . Invited. A barn and warehouse at Kokomo, owned by Minor West of the city, burned Wednesday. The buildings were old and unused. There will be a temperance picnic at the grove east of the Pipe Creek Christian church Saturday, September 13th. There will be speeches ana music. A young man who made Himself SIs- agrceablo in the crowd that gathered to hoar the baud concert last night, was taken up by the police and fined. He paid, ,fos. Larimer, candidate for Congress ou the Democratic ticket, will stump in this county next week, at the same time that Major Stecle, the Republican nominee, is making his tour of Cass county. Last Saturday while Mrs. W. A. Byers of Noble township was pursuing a cow, she stepped on a rope which was attached to the animal's head, and fell sustaining a severe fracture to her left arm near the elbow. The funeral of the late George Gear will be held this afternoon'at 3 o'clock from the family residence in Washing ton township. Services will be con ducted by the Rev. J. C. Kauffman Interment will be in Mt. Hope ceme tery. Dr. F. A, Busjahn has purchased the Swee.tser property at Fifteenth and Broadway, and will remove his family there within the next thirty days, in time,, the Doctor says, to let him .in the precinct for a vote. A trolly-party was given last evening in honor of Miss Harriet Drake, of Chicago. After a ride over the line the party returned to the borne of Miss Drake's hostess,. Miss Helen McCon- uell on Broadway, and spent the rest of the evening dancing. Drs. Busjnhn, Holloway, Stevens and Herrmann held a post mortem on the remains of the late George Gear yesterday afternoon. It was found that there was an extensive hemorrhage of the bowels, which was followed by typhoid fever, causing death. CATS AS SOUVENIRS. Une of Felln** That Xnow It* A«e*ttry to Imtopeodenca H»H. As a historical souvenir the cat is • decided novelty, which comes from the sacred shadow of. Independence hall, says the Philadelphia Record. Sometime Ago people whose business took them through the historic old hall and the surrounding squat* frequently saw a colony of common looking cats loafing about in. that vicinity. All these animals could trace their ancestors back to ft couple of good ratters which had been introduced into the cellar* of the old htU 1 to depopulate the rodeata which' thrived and fattened ihere. The cate cleaned out the one nuisance, and be* came nuisances in turn. They were cared for and fed by a colored man imed Charity, employed in the sherifl'a office. When tie animals increased so rapidly as to threaten to overrun the place Charley conceived a brilliant idea. He decided to turn the cats into money. He found people were willing to pay'as high aa one dollar for a cat born and reared in Independence hall. Ha soon disposed of all buto.no or two of th« cate. These few survivors were left in the haJl when the sheirlFs office moved up to the city hnll and took Charley with it. . Smoked before tne liing. Li Hung Chang stierns to be but. a slight respecter of court etiquette, for, "•» are told, he absolutely bi-okb' down rule of. the Belgian court etiquette the simple process of taking 1 out a j pipe, which, after handing it to i secretary, who filled-and returned- he'smoked with infinite deliberation. Leopold was a good deal astou- ™ by the occurrence, but he rose to i. occasion admirably, and at once cigarettes to be handed round, with the result thatLl Hung soon found position no longer one of "splendid lation." the by long King shed the caused his Invitations have been Issued to the marriage of Miss Lorena Redmond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Redmond, and Mr. Hal M. Elliott of Rochester. The marriage will occur at the residence of the bride's parents at No; 912 North street Monday morning, 14 at 10 o'clock. . Sept t«lf-E«t(»Ccd with Bii Improvement • BUI/ Sha.keipea.re. He is the young man. who writes the newspaper advertisements for a large mercantile firm, says the Detroit Free Press. He writes them well, too, and enjoys life as is the privilege of a man, who has successfully applied himself to his business. Among a number ol friends with whom he was talking was one whose long acquaintance makes it possible for his to say things which would be resented from other persons. "It seems to me," remarked the friend, "that you are a lucky person." "Well," was the reply, "that is what the envious always say of men who make* a success of literature. I have no doubt that remark has been made of nearly every man who has worked hard and finally prospered." "You seem to take a rather serious view, of your calling." "I have to. It means shoes and neckties and bouse rent and three meals a day and lots of other little things that make life pleasant." "Still, I don't think it is very much to be proud of." "Perhaps not. I struggle with my self-esteem every now and then." "Well, this period of civilization has certainly produced strange demands." "That's it. There's the keynote of the whole situation. When I reflect that I am making a, good living in an era when Shakespeare or Bryan would probably walk the streets in vain looking fora job, I tell you I can't help getting a little bit proud, and I might just as well own up to it." ' DANCING. It HB* H»d • Warlike Slcnlflcknoe Among People! of All Age*. Dancing, with which word civilized people are went to associate pleasure and peaceful enjoyment, has had a warlike significance with various tribes of people throughout all ages of the world, and itisstill in vogue among the blanket tribes of red men in America. The famous Pyrrhic dance represented the overtaking of an enemy and doing battle with Mm. To-day, among tine Zulus, grand dance* are merely the accompaniment to the colloquial war and hunting songs, in which the women, put questions which are answered by the men. There are.-animic fights, -which go by the :name -of war dances, almost universal among rtribes to which ^war is one of the; great interests of .life. The bravery dance of the Dahonjeyans, and the .Hoolee: of the_Bhil -tribe -In the Vinflhya hills of 3nd in, ore the most apt illustrations. Nearly oil savage tribes have a regular war dance, so that it is scarcely possible to select one as having n more warlike significance than tho rest. All. the performers appear in fighting costume, handle their weapons and go through, the movement of challenge, conflict, pursuit or defeat. There is one very picturesque dance of the Katal Kaffirs which probably refers to the departure of the warriors for battle. •The women appeal plaintively to the men, who slowly withdraw, stamping on the ground, and darting their short spears or assegais toward the sky. TRUE WHEN WRITTEN. Hot Time Brought Ch»n(<w mt th« Simmer Resort. I was attracted to a place in Virginia, near the Atlantic ocean, where the combined advantages of surf bathing and nh tbaence of mosquitoes were advertised, says a writer in the Washington Star. The surf bathing was there, but there were never more or larger mosquitoes than infested the place. The landlord was a leader in the church and made a great point of bis conscientiousness, so I questioned him about the insects: "Mosquitoes worse this year than usual?" I asked. "Reckon not. They gen'ally bite purty sharp this season of the y'ar." "Are there always this many here?" "Erbout — some gits killed, but don't eeem ter make no difference." "Didn't you advertise that tie place was free from mosquitoes?" "Sartin. I allus do, an' ef ther war a Dingle skeeter here I'd say so. I never lied yit, on' I never shall. No, sir: when I say a thing, it's jest that way.. I wauld be willin' to giv' you a $100 fer ercry skeeter you could hav' foun' hyar when I writ that thar 'ad.' las' January. Ef you stay till frost you'll fln| that thar ain't one lef,. In July jrn' August it Stan's to reason thar mus* be skeeters." . Awarded Highest Honor*—World's Fair. •DR; |» MOST? PERFECT MADE. wGrar^<iwm of TarUr Powder.. AmmonS* , Alum or «ry other »dultt»m 40 ..Y*a*s lie