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i ]'HE 60WSERS' TROUBLES. I ,.It was tacka. Mr. Bow,,. ..... ' |ought to have looked out for them. Mr, Bowser Has a Whirl at C41rveto |Look at your handsl And your neck by HOod'8 8arsapa- Beating. -- and ears are bloodyl I told you in the Ith ts COod. Ig. qff -co,.ht,a beginning that--" n catarrh. One of __ He tnterrnpted her with a gesture, advmod me to take Hood's "Well, but what'a all thisT' ex- then rushed forward and kicked the and I did no. A few botles laimed Mr. Bowser, as he eame hom roll until his legs could kick no longer. my blood aud cured me. I have to dinner the other evening and found Sh started to tell him that all the health ever since." J. the sitting-room carpet piled in a cot- neighbors were looking and laughing, .henavitle, Illinois. ner and the room dismantled, but e froze her with a glare, and, "It's time for house cleanlng, yo- picking up the broomstick, pounded mwh aim 00arsaparma know," replied Mrs. Bowser. "When away until it wa only a splinter in his hand. Then be drew himself np and you go down in the morning I wish Medicine. $1;..__sixtor$5. }'ou'd stop at the carpet cleaning place walked into the kitchen and upstairs. culallLivor Ills. cents. and have them come tar that carpet." She knew what was coming, but could IIe saidhe wou]d and made a note of not avoid it. lle was waiting for her, LACK OF TACT. it, bat after dinner a sudden thought an,? promptly said: struck him. lie stood looking at the "Woman, you have anteceded in commander and the truest man ttlat :HeBmdaPhlloeophleMethodofTurn. carpet for a minute and then said: your plansl" a soldier was ever privileged to fight tin I Thin lack to HI Own "By George, but 1'11 do It! lt'll not "'My plans--how?" under." Aeunt. only be the best kind of exercise, bu '"I'o get Inn almost butchered aliw "Only us few men who were with save bother and delay. Mrs. Bowler, and to make me the laughing stock of him," said Burkholder, "know how that have been most I'll beat the carpet in the back yard the reighborhoodl" considerate lie was of us all the time of rny life," said this evening." "BLI didn't IteIlyou--" There was one case in particular that "has been nay lack of tact "But I don't want you to," she pro- "No, ma'am, you didn't--not a illustrates thi better than any I can rralikeacontradictioa, butitis tested. "That carpet has got to go to word! I see through the whole thing, recall. It happened after the tight [ could attend the cleaning works and be thoroughly There is your infernal old carpet out at La Qnlsimas. The men were tired other people all right, but:][ beaten." there I am going out. I am going to with the hard marcia and the fght- anY(naltaCtre!ationsabout mYwithoWn;peeple;titat is,l "That carpet will be thoroughly see my lawyer. I may never return in', and hunger was gnawing at every them wheneverlattemptto beaten right here, my dear. Thorns I bi2 you good-by--good-by forever!" stomach. P, esides, we had our first if I haveamisunder, a back yard, a stout clothesline, and But at midnight he came sneaking men killed tLere, nnd, taking it al2 with anybody about with the aid of a broomstick I'll knock back to his home and his bed, and in all, we were in an ugly humor. The and I t about straightening it dy do it excCpt in one way; every speck of dust out of it in ten next morning when four men drove up usual shouting, cracking of jokes an,] flatdooted;Ihaven'tany minutes." tn awagon to take the carpet away he snatches of song were missing, and than a stone image. And "But please don't try it. It will take pretended neither to see nor to hear. everybody appeared to be in the being clumsy a[Jout it, 1 two men to handle it, and nobody can dumps. I suppose we were all think- say toomuch; to say WOOD MANTELS, mg of poor Itam Fish and the rest at necessary to say. In beat a carpet in ten minutes. Yet ---- the fellows who had been dropped iv I haven't any tact at all. couldn't beat it thoroughly In hall a They llano Driven Out Marble of the short scrap. this was a great drawback to day." after awhile I made a discovery; Late and Are Both Cheap "Well. things hadn't improved a bit ercise my tact I shouldu't "Now then, see here," he continued anti llnndsome, in fact, were getting worse along to- ' mistakes by it, and, followingtiat as he began to remove his cuffs, "I ward meal time, wheo the colonel be- n time, I came to a realization oi want exercise in the arms and shoul- th.rc's Mantels nowadays are almost exelu- gun to move about among the men agreat ]at of things dora. I'm as stiff as a post. Beatinga slvely made of wood. Marble is used speaklngencouragingvtoeaehgronp. ; we run up against in life which m@ atthetime, thatare, however, carpet will be better than the dumb- occasionally, but only for the meal I guess hc svwsomethingwasnp, and iaabbtingoveratatl, whethera belts or clubs. An hour's work will costly of all mantels, costing perhaps no doubt he made up his mind then not, and I was sure to make mc sleep like a top to-night." thousands of dollars. The marble and there to improve at least thehu- if l tried to do "But something will happen and mantel of the kind so familiar years mor of the meu. Tiere's an old say- them, I don't try; 1 go! you'll--you'll raise a row!" she fal- ago Is no longer made, and somelime ing that a man can best be reached I've been doing now fot tered, marble mantels of fine quality that through his stomach, and I guess h TEDDY R00SEVELT'S STEW. The Rouh-llldlng Colonel'e Way el Cheerlnl/ Ills Men at a Crit- ical Time. An ncic!ent illustrating Co]. Ieose. celt's devotion to the men of his regi. meat was toid by TrooperBurkholder, of the rough riders. ]3urkholder wa. all through the active campaig'n with the rough riders and returned wit} them to Camp Wikoff. He was awa: on furlough on account of a slight at. tack of swamp fever when the rough riders were mastered out, and thtl missed, as he puts it,"an opportunity to say good-by to the most gallant A FATHER'S STORY. From the Evening Crescent, Appleton. Win. A remarkable cure from a disease which has generally wrecked the lives of children, and left them in a condition to which death itself would be prcferre4 has attracted a great amount of attention among the real. dents of the west cad of Appleton. The case is that of littleVillard Creech, son of Richard D. Creech, a well known employe of one of the large paper mills in the Fox River Valley. The la was attacked by spinal disease and his parents had given up all hope of his ever being well again when, as by a miracle, he was healed and is now in school as happy as any of his mates. Mr. Creceh, the father of the boy, who resides at 1062 Second Street, Appleton, Wisconsin, told the following story: I!. He Goes to SchooL , ' wr. te advising" the use of Dr % ]l- llama' Pink Pi/ls for Pale People and I bought some. '"tails was when oar bv' had been on the stretcher for an entire year. In six weeks after taking the pills we noted signs of vi- tality in his leg%and in four months he was able to go to school. "It is two years since he took the first of the pills and he is at school now just as hap- py and Well a any of the other Dfildren. It .was nothing else in the world that saved the oy than Dr Williams' Pink Pills." HUMOROUS. , not botherlng.bout ew, rvlittle trifle,, the ]itt!c things go, and not both- "Bosh! Nothing will happen, and at all; paying no attention here'll be no row. It's 20 years since An;i so I have hcen 1 beat a carpet, audit will bring back my equanimity and the old days. Youe father wan beat- and tear; and thusmy f tact has finally proved most hetpfu/ inff a carpet in the back yard when 1 me. asked your hand in marriage." ! have to keep a watch atl the time.  "1"11 pay for having it beate out of my own money, if you'll let it alone." Denness Cannot Re Cured "It isn't a question of expense, Mrs. as they cannot reach lIgwser," he answered, "though we of lte car. There is to cure deafness, aml thati might as well save the two dollars as remedies. Deafness i to give it to the beaters. As I said, l / an i condition of themu- want the exercise. I also believe that of the EustachianTnbe. When i can klmck oat more microbes and have a rumbling hearing, and when]its germs with a broomstick than any is the result, and seam carpet beatertn the world, lll inflammation can he taken out shift rote an old suit, and then I'll give o its normal con- 3ou a few lesons on how to beat a wilt be dog,roved forever; tea are candbyeatarrh, carpet all in the merry aprlngtlme, lint intlamedeondition heigho." lhmdred Dollars for any catarrh that h Cre. & Co., Toledo, O. 75c. rc the best. : 1'0.,, Lo'vely Vk'omnn. e-'l'hat idiotic young ,Uoftleigh had pro , to m-. last nig|t! .c, ralty! I always thought off in the upper story, but I was as bad as fhat.Chicago Advice Quickly Taken. are living too high, l've got, re get a Vim. free by 1)r. 1I. 11. Green's i'he greatest dropsy Read their adver- in another lumn of tt:is paper. Way. yur daughter with all nature, air. way you smoke cost from $200 to $.300 are taken out believes in that max!m. Shortly alter- to be replaced with mantels of wood wardw-esaw the colonel, his cook and "My play t destined to move tht l world." "Yes--l've heard it called costing perhaps $100. Slate mantels two of the troopers of company 'truck.' "--Truth. so widely and commonly used a few strike out along the narrow road to. years ago, are Sow rarefy set up. ward the towu, and we wondered what They also have given place to wood. was np It was probably an hour or Wood mantels may easily be costly, so after this, and during a little rest- They are made In hundreds of differ- ingspellinonrworkofclearlnggronn.  ent styles and at all sorts of prices, and making things a little eamplike from $1,000 down to a few do/lars, that the avory arid almost forgottel Many of them are beautiful, not a few odor of beef stew began to swee F of them are of great beauty, and even through the clearing. Men whower the cheapest may be tasteful an( working slopped short nnd began tc graceful in design and finish. There sniff, and those who had stopped work never was a time when so much ar for a breathing spell forgot to breathr and skill went into wood mantels as for a second. Soon they nincd it now. the nifhng, and l'll wager every one The woods used include mahogany, of us was sniffing as hard as he kne curly birch, quartered oak and other how. Oh. but didn't that smell flne hardwoods, whitewood and pine. Per- We weren't sure that it was for ns Mrs Buwser continued to protest, haps more are made of whitewo( but we had a smell of it, anyway but without avail. As oon as he got thafi of any other one material. The Qulekly drooping spirits revived, and into an old suit of clothe4, he spat on his hands and made a sudder jump and seized the monster bundle and gave a wrench and a pull. tle was successful in worrying !t along to the door lead- ing to the basement, but than there as the fl:mes of the boilin stew be. various woods are finished in great variety. The oaks. for instance, are came stronger the humor of the me: improved. We all jumped ro our work stained in 70 or 80 different shades, to with a will. and picks, shovels an3 match, if It should be desired, any fur- axes were plied in race-horse fashion niture. -Manymantelsarepaintedand while the men wouM stop now and enameled. In the fireplace fittings of then to raise their head.s and draw a came a hitch. Mrs. Bowser took ad- the more costly mantels tt is not un. long breath and exclaim: vantage of it to offer to buy theater usual to find marble or onyx matching "'Wow. but that smells good.' tickets for the evening]the wouldgo, the wood in color, with the result ot "We were finally summoned to feet] but he could not be moved from hi producing a beautiful harmony tact- purpose, feet. "Just you go down and hunt me up a broomstick, and then stand by and see the far fly," he responded, and she passed down ahead of him. As the bundle of carpet was larger than the doorway, it did not need much acumen to see that the One had either to be enlarged or the other com- pressed. Cnmpression seemed to be the quickest way out of it, and Mr. Bowser sDead himself all over the In styles wood mantels are mar3e in colonial, Elizabethan. empire, clas- sical, renaissance and other styles, colonial being now most in demand Some colonial mantels are copies of mantels in old and perhaps fan/]liar houses. While mantels iv hundreds bundle and braced and tugged ant]lit mgmoreeould suddenly rolled through the doorway, be that a mantel would be made to and then the two troop I men told I/e hadn't planned to go with it, but match a bureau or dlning-room table, how the colonel had purchased the and then you can imagine our sur- prise. There was a big boiler and be- side tt a crowd of mess tent men dish- tug out real beef stew! We could tardly believe our eyes. and I had tc taste miue first tO make sre it wasn't a dream. You should have seen the expressions on the faces of the mev as they gulped down that stew. an(] of styles are to be found already de- we all laughed when one man yelled: signed, many are made to order from "'And it's got real ontons in it. architects' designs for single houses, too!' It is not unusual to make mantels to "After we had loaded up we began order to match furniture; it might to w'ondcr where it all came from Clara--"L saw some funny looking mugs in a window on Fifth avenue th other day." Cora--"What club war it ?"--Yonkers Statesman. Grace--"13ut what do you mean b;y saying Mr. Dashaway is such a lady. like man, dear?" Flo "lie can't raiss a mustache." World's Comic. Mrs. Itoyle--"So, your servant light. ed the fire with kerosene and suffered the consequences?" Mrs, Doyle--"Yes: the mean thing. It wasn't her day out."---Tu wn Topics. First Juryman--"What did yon think when the judge committed Dob. son to prison for contempt of court?" Second Juryman--"I was glad he wasn't a mind reader."--Green Bag. "No," said the positive girl, "1 will never tie myself down to one man." "Perhaps," be replied, sarcastically, "if I organize a yndicate you will consider our offer."--Philadelphia North American. "I see that they are going to pla 3 golf on Sunday in Chicago." "Well?" "It doesn't ,oem quite right to give ulc Sunday to ordinary sports." "Why, bless your heart, golf isn't a sport."-- Cleveland Plain Dealer. tricks--"lt is hardly possible that s marriage should come out of it be- tween two such persons." Wick--"] don't know. He s a regular stick, and she has got enough brimstone in her tc make a match,"--Boston Transcript. "What do they call the microbes that breed diseas,s, John?" "Please, sir, germs." "Correct--and what do the3 call the people who know how to han- dle germ. in a scientific way?" "Please, sir, Germans." N.O. Times-Democrat. First Girl--"I was in front last night, aw Hogley. :Had been to somehow he did. It was an even start New styles of mantels are constantly Doctor tells him he is looking Mr. towscr was also on top half the belng added to the great number reg. i " " " . an. ,ek-- ls he reallv as bad lime going downstairs, but on reach- ularly produced. r feltw! "-Boston Transcript. ............................ ing the hall below he was underneath hard to please a man who and it took the united exertions of Mrs what he wants.--Chicago Bowser and the cook and Ihe grocer's boy o set him at liberty, To Clare a Cold fn One Day "Someone pushed that carpet, and I QuinineTabtets.. All know it!" he shouted, as he got the y if it fais to cure. 25c. dust out of his throat nnd struggled up. When n Mala Looks 8sd. "F, ut we were all down here," pro- meet a man wearing a long, tested Mrs. Bowser. "I told you some- htfu! face nowadays fie th|ng would happen, a/zd so it has. It's that there has fmily. Ife may have a wonder you didn't break your back fcw6aonthsago.--Den, or neck, Won't you let it alone now'?" "Never, Mrs. Bowsernever will l be of your own that you baffled by an old carpet. I have set out ttmt you are ncver to beat it, and beat it I will or break Globe. my neck twice in two. It rather got cnred of hemorrhage of awny from me on the stafrs, but it's all Cure for Consumption.-- 3", Me., Jail 8, '9t. you heard o State. to work you ison OF RELIEF. 2ro  to Mrs. Pinkham. Englhhtown, MRS. At:I cannot be- I suffered before I wan so weak y walk aro the floor I had womb trouble feeling ; also b:A and limbs, pain of the bladder, Beforo I had ,ydia E. Pinkham's a great deal and after taMg two and one- and half a box of your wa cud. If more woul medicine they would nC. Jos I'ETERSON, 513 East , , writes: I'L'rA:--I have suf- With womb trouble over fifteen I had inflammation, enlarge- dsplcment of the womb. conatanLly, also wan so dizzy, I had it emed aa though my my throat at times ehok- I eoul4 not walk around and not lie down, for then my heart bet o fas I would feel as smothering. I had to in order to breathe. weak I could not do any- vw taken aeverM bor- E. Pinkham's Vegetable and used three pack- Wash, and cn say I do not think if :Mrs. Pink- ha not hel me?' in lhe exercise, you know. Now, then out she comesW llc couldn't have moved the bundle a foot but for the help of the boy and the eook. After a tug which tired everybody out, it was landed at the back door, Then theeookand the boy ithdrew and Mr. Bowser set about Greathead says tobaceo is in every way getting the carpet over theelothesline, injurious. How do you account for that There are men who have done such differeuce? things and lived to boast of tt, but the The Professor-- Easily enough, insiances are rare. There is no affinity madam. Prof. Greathead does no' betweev a bundle of 2S yards of Axmin- smoke, and consequently he can neither ster carpet and a wire clothesline, and Mr. Bowscr soon dlscovered it. By iercu/ean exertions be could gel a cor- ner of it over the line, and it would stay while he held it, but that was all the progress he could make. Afterflve or ix failures he let the corner fall jumped on the roll wtth both feet and gave ntterance to his feelings. Mrs. Bowser was on hand to say: "1 told you not to try it. It would take the s, renffth of three men to get the carpet over the line." "Woman. am I running this carpet or are .ou?" he demanded, as he turned on her. "Bh| you cau't lift it up." "Then I'll die trying! When 1 want 3nu: advic about beattng a carpet FII a.-.k for itl" Sbc went l.ack Into the house and he flvur(d at]tile. He decided that if the carpet were spread out on the ground it conic be beaten just as well as if hung up, al, d he drew a long breath au( bcgnn unrolling ft. He had un- ro|Icd about hree yards when hla feet tepped on each other and lle fell down, anl the number of tacks wait- ing oreceive him was just 17. He felt ev=t) one of them at once and was cook secured meat from Siboney. "You probably won't believe it, bul The more costly wood mantels may the bushel of potatoeseost Col. Ioose- be massive in proportions and of fine celt aline, st $60, alia he "had to pay woods and elaborately hand.earvcd, or thirty-odd flood American dollars tc if not of great size they may be of get the onions, but then heknewwha fine Woods and elaborate in detail ol his men wanted, and it wasahvayshi. construction and finish; but beautiful men first with him. There wasa rush mantels can be bought for less than to his tent when we learned this, and $100of fine woods and of imposing pro. ifyoueverheard the cheering, l'msure portions, if that is desired. It isprob, you wouldn't wonder why the rough able that the large majority of the riders all love theireolone]. mantels in natural woods now set up "I see," said Burkhoder. "that i. in houses cost less than $1013. perhaps his address to the men at Camp Wi- cotsiderably less; handsome mantels keg, the coIonel told how he had to can be bought, indeed, for much less. hurry at the San Juan hill fight to Tile mantels are madei avarietyf save himself from being run over by styles, such mantels and fireplaces be- the men. That's just like him to say ng set when used principally in halls that; but he probably forgets that and libraries; occasionally a tileman- more than half of the men never ran tel Is placed In a diniug-room.--N, y. so fast before and never will again as Sun. they had to run to keep up with him. Doctors Differ. If Col. Iloosevclt lived in Arizona, we would give hlm any office he wanted Lady--You say, professor, that tobae, wlthout any election nonsense."--N co Is an aid to thought and a stimulant Sun. to the reasoning faculties; but Prof think straight nor reason correctly. N. Y. Weekly. Where,' Though the ear be full of kernels, Where smor, g the mighty mob Is a man who doesn't want a Few more grains upon the cob? --Brooklyn Life. PUT HIS FOOT IN IT. worn- Miss Ripe (reproaehfully)--How can you say that when you have had a wife before? Mr. FootlnttPahaw! She was a mere girl when I married her.---N. Y. World. After the Eleetlola. He ran for office, great the eost. And. losfng, let tnJssentence fall: ""Ils better to have tun and lost Than never to have'run at aB,," snrpr;sed into a yell which brought a Mr. ootinit--You are the tirsl dozen }:cads to as many back windows an I ever loved. toze who wasbeingmnrdered When .Mrs, I;ouser got out he was trying to e/imb the back fence, but she caught him by the legs and pulled him down silt. s xelaimed" [ "New. ther, have you gone crazy?[ Whut's the matter with you?" [ ,  blamed thing s full of tarantu- [ !as or buzz saws," he gasped. "and [ bo't n hundred ofthem got their[ teeth uto m' at OloeI 1 The Queen Hegent of Holland. The queen mother must not be over- looked iu our admlration of her new-- ly crowned daughter. She is a Ger- man by blrth--Priress Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont and the s.econd wife of the late king of the Nether- lands. Fortunately for the Dutch people, the heir apparent, an un- promising youth, died in Paris some years ago. tits little sister, with her native s.weerness of disposition and her wise bringing u.p, gave promise of a, beatltiful womanhood, and her people are sure she will make a good sover- eign. Since the death of King Wil- liam his widow haably filled the office of regent, and is. much beloved. The writer was fortunate enough to be present at the dosing of parliament, and to see Queen Emma drive in state through the capttal. The procession was gorgeous in the extreme. There were many grand coaches,, each drawn Ly six or eight handsome horses, rich- ly caparisoned, and a groom at the head of each horse. The route was dear, to see you play Juliet." Second potatoes and onions while his own Glrl--"Ye, I know you were; but yon needn't have talked so land all through my best scenes." First Girl--"Oh, but you must be mistaken, dear; it couldn' possibly have been I. I never talk iv my sleep."--Punch. BROKE HIS BONES ON AUG. 26. The Renlarkable Series of Aecidentt d'hlch Ilegularly Befell an English Collle-. As might naturally be expected from his hazardous occupation the collier is frequently injured by accidents un- derground, but the following par ticu]ars, deserve, I think, a space iv the Lancet because of the strange se ries of fractures sustained by a man as well as the remarkab/e coincidence in the date of-their occurrence. A man aged 44 years, short and wel, built, was first attended by me or August 26, 1890, for a compound frac turn of the left leg, resulting from portion of the roof or top falling aria striking him while following his era. ployment in Risen cllieries. The pa tient made an uninterrupted recov ery, and was ablein about six month ro resume his work underground. The patient' previous history, t61d by himself, and corroborated by oth- ers, ts very remarkable. With the ex- ception of an attack of typhoid fever, which he had when 18 years of age. and two or three attacks of quinsy subsequently, he had not suffered bod- ily in any way. He was ahvays very temperate, and for about 18.ears a total abstainer. Bat his misfortune., in the mine were many and at'e r. markable from the fact that they al- ways happened on the 26th day q! August. I fere i his record. A' th age of ten years he fractured his righ't index finger. It happened onAngus) 26. When 13 years old he fractured his left leg below the knee through falling from horseback, also August 26. At 14 years of age he fractured both bones of the ]eft forearm by stumbling, his arm striking the edge ofabrick, Angust26. In another year, l, ined with soldiers. The excitement on August 26. when 15 years of age, reached its height when the queen re- he had compound fracture of the left gent, gowned in her royal robes, rolled leg above .the ankle by hi foot being pat ir her gorgeous coach. The caught under an iron rod and his body little queen was not present that day. falling forward. Next year, again on --Jeannette May Fisher, in St. Xich- the same date, August 26, he had cam- alas. pound fracture of both legs, the right On the Corners. being so severely crushed that it had Opttm--Doyouknowthel:eartwice to be amputated at the lower third as many muscles for pulling the nor. of the thigh. This was caused by a hers of the mouth up as there are for horse, hitched to a tram of eoal, which, drawing them down? runnlng wild under ground, caught Pe,ssim--Well, if there are. it only him in a narrow passage, crushing proves that nature foreawit was gn- both legs severely. After this he did ing to be twice as hard to smile as to not work on Angu.st 26 for 28 years. weep in this weary old world.Chea- and little wonder, but in the year 18913 go Tribune, he forgot his fateful day and went to Loeomotlves of the World. work. with the result that he sus- tained the compound fracture which One hund,red and nine thousand,/one- motives are at present running in I have mentioned in the beginning various countries. Europe has 63,000, After this hc has studiously avoided America 40.000, sAsia 3,3(}0, Australia working on August 26, though never missing work at other times,--London ,gq0 gad Africa 700. 0EESE CARRIED A MESSAOE. An InEenious Scheme for Notifing Nei[[hbors Who Have Trouble- aome Fov'], "Down in the Neck," two neighbor households once dwelt in amity, q-hey  il dwell there, but in amity no more. t them here respectively be called the Hod- kinses and the Podkinses for the very good reason that those names are unknown among the truck ple.ntations. The Hodkinses are keeping geese this year. The Podkinses are not keeping geese--not if they know it. Now the lIodkins geese acquired the habit, when weary of disporting themselves in the "big i "" d tch, of resorting to the front lawn )f the Podkins demesne. These invasions the Podkinses resented. Their remonstrances failed of effect. A condition of strained relations ensued. Mrs. Podkins, kindly old soul, said she "didn't want ter git th' nen- folks a-scrappin' and a-mixin' things up over a passel o' geese." So she organizet a board of strategy, consisting of herself, her daughter "Sis" and her boy "Joe." The result of their deliberations and certain preparations, where figured needle and thread, some grains of corn and some bits of cardboard, became evident next morning. The Hodkins geese appeared as usual, but returned home quickly, squawking so nois- ily as to bring the lIodkinses in a body to the front door. What they saw paralyzed nem. escending from each fowl s bill was a hit of thread, the inner end anchored to a grain of corn in the bird's interior de- partment, while to the other end -of the string was attached a card bearing this in- scirption: "Plese Kepe Yur Durn Ole Goos- es Home." The Hodkins water fowl are now reeoneentrados upon the Hodkina homo ranch.--Philadelphia Record. Justly Offended. No wonder the colonel got mad. He was shot in the leg at Santiago, and on coming home was deservedly a hero. lte was met by one of these fussy old chaps who likes to hear himself talk and who broke out/ wth:" "Why, colonel, I see,,that you limp I What's the matter with you. " [ "Fell out of bed!" roared the colonel [ ,, , 9,, Don t you read the papers. --Detroit Free [ Press. ] As young Hankinson looked furtively at the girl in the pale blue dress talking in an animated manner to young Spoonamore in the cozy corner beyohd the piano he bit his lip. But it was an accident. He was trying to bite his mustache, and it wash t long enough.--Chwago Tribune. One of Them. "Yes, Miss Biddleton is one of our most celebrated war heroines." "Indeed ! What did she do, go to the front as a Red Cross nurse ?" I "No; she got up an endless chain scheme [ for the purpose of providing the soldiers with ginger snaps.'--Chicago Evening News. Little Girl (to small boy, who is struttln around with his hands in h s n)ockets - "Come over and p!ay with me, "Johnnie Small Boy--"Can't." "Little Girl--"- o, ask your mother if you c " .n .... Can t ask her; she s out somewheres, look- ing for me."--Sketch. THE MARKETS. New YorR. Nov. 5.'1898. CATTLE--Native Steers ,,. I 20 @ 5 2 COTTON--l%liddlin w ........ 5/4() 5 FLOUR--Wintcr XWneat ... 3 50 @ 4 O0 ,VHEAT--No. 2 Red ............ ( 77 CORN--No. 2 .................... @ R. OA'I'8--No. 2 .................... @ 29] PORK--New Mess .......... 8 50 (g 8 75 ST. LOUIS. COTTON--Middling ........ 4%@ 5 BEEVES--Steers ........... 3 75 ( 25 Cows and IIelfers .... 2 00 (q) 4 50 CALVES--(eaen ............ 6 0'd  le uo HOGS--Fair to Select ....... 72 SHEEP--Fair to Choice .... 237255  10 FLOUR--Patents new) ... 3 60 @ 3 70 Clear and Straight.. 2 0 ( 3 40 VtlE.AT--No. 2 RedVlntcr "0  70, CORN--No. 2 Mixed ............ (g 32, OATS--No. 2 .................... (a) 28 RYE--No. 2 ......................  52 TOBACCO--Lugs ........... 3 U0 f 8 b9 Leaf Burley ......... 4 50  i2 ]lAY--Clear Ttmuthy ....... 8 50 ((t 10 00 BU't'Tll't--Choice Dairy ... 18 ) 21 EGGS--Fresh .................... @ 15t PORK--Standard (new) ....... @ 8 00 BACON--Clear Rib ............. eW 5% LARD--Prime Steam .......... @ 4 CHICAGO. CATTLE--Native Steers .. 4 0 @ 5 60 HOGS--Fair to Choice ...... 3 15 @ 3 70 StlEEP--Fair to Choice .... FLOUR--,Vinter Patents ..  205  I Spring Patents ......  35 ( 4 gO VfIIEAT--No. 2 Spring ..... 65 67 No. 2 Red .............  ( CORN--No. 2 ................ 32 ) % 0ATS--No. 2 UK--Mess "(6 :::i:i: '55 W S KANSAS CITY. CATTLE--Native Steers ... 4 00 @ 5 25 HOGS--All Grades ......... 3 20 %rIIEAT--No. 2 Red Cnew) ..... OATS--No. 2 White ............. ff) 26 CORN--No. 2 .. ............... 2'(10 29 NEV ORLEANS. FLOUR--HIgh Grade ......  4O @ 3 90 CORN--No. Z ................ 41 0a0 OATS--'Nestern ............. 31 .0 ltAY--Choice ................ 12 )  12 60 POllK--Standard Mess .... 8 75 @ 9 00 BACON--Sides .............. 6%@ 61 COTTON--Middling ........ 4@ 47, LO U 1 VILLt,]. WHEAT--No. 2 Red ......... 68 @ CORN--No. 2 Mixed ......... 2 7  0ATS--No. 2 Mixed ......... BACON--Clear Rib .........  6W. UOTTON--MiddlIng ......... g "1 EXCELLI00CI00 OF SYRUP 0F [ Js due not only to the originality and simplicity of the combination, but also to the caro and skill with which it is manufactured by scientific processes known to the C&LIFORNI/k FI6 SrRuP Co. only, and we wish to impresa upon all the importance of purchasing tho true and original remedy. As the genuine Syrup of Figs is manufactm:ed by tho CLIFORNIA FIO SrnuP Co. only, a knowledge of that fact will assist one in avoiding, the worthless imitations manufactured by other par- ties. The high standing of the CLZ- ORmX FV SYrup Co. with the medi- cal profession, and the satisfaetion which the genuine Syrup of Figs has given to millions of families, makes the name of the Company a guaranty of the excellence of its remedy. It is far iu advance o all other laxatives, as it acts on the kidneys, liver and bowels without irritating or weaken. ing them, and it does not gripe nor nauseate. In order to get its beneficial effects, please remember the name of the Company CALIFORNIA PIG SYRUP CO. SAN FRAN0/800. aL LOEVILLE, Ky. NEW YORK, N. Y. What Cuba,s Loss Means to flpaln. The loss of Cuba means to Spain the loss o| the very sustenance of the nation. Already her tax ridden people are crying for bread. In the same way the loss of your once vig- orous anDetite means poverty and starvation to your body. If any reader of this paper wishes to be as hungry again as when a child, and wants to fully enjoy hearty meals, wa can recommend IIostetter's Stomach Bit- ters. It cures indigestion, dyspepsia and constipation. t. "I've ot to stop my paper." "What's the rouble. ', hy, there's no living with my wife since she commenced readin' how that Chinese empress was carryia' on."--Cleve- land Plain Dealer. Tmp--"Between" a beautiful woman and ,,a c.h ,'0ffnan, which would you prefer? ump-- 'The second first."--Town Topics. A good many women carry amiability ton far.Atchison Globe. Every cough makes your tlroat more raw and irritable. Every cough congests the lining membrane of your lungs. Cease tearing your throat and lungs in this way. Put the parts at rest and healglve, them a chance to You will need some help to do this, and you will find it in Cherr00l I P101'00 q ue:ing lhi !e silt: dh/hai [ ceases; the spasm weak- ens; the cough disap- pears. Do not wait for pneumonia and con- sumption but cut short your cold without delay. Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pec- toral Plaster should be over the lungs of every per- son troubled with a cough- Write to the Doctor. Unusual opportunities and long ex. prlsnce eminently qualify ns for giving yOU medical advice Write reoly all the particulars in your case. rail us wlm yonr experieneo has sen with our Cherry Pectoral. Yon wnl receive a prompt relPly, wlthout ost. Addr08S, DR J. 13. AYER, Lowell, PiltiPLES tt/lly Wife had pimple, on her lhee, but she has bean taking OASCARETS and ths have all disappeared. I had been troublel with constipation tor some time. but after tak- Ing the first Canoaret I have had no trouble with this atlment. We oannot speak too high- ly of Ossoareta, ' IPREn WARTM&N, 70 Germantown Ave., PhllaelpMa0 Pa CAN DY Pl0asant, Palatablo. Potent. Taste GO. Da Good, Nover 8teksn. Weaken. or Gripe. 10o, 2O, ,, CURE CONSTIPATION .... 81efll aome Company, Chleas00 iloalrsl. Sow York. $16 NO-TO.BA SOld and gnsranteed by all drug* glst to C1U] Tobacco ltablt. L ,HOOT . | "W, 101000000"l 15 Ph6 /lZl/rRArlD (JrALoa. | 180 r/War dvt., h'r #v. (v#. I A Natal Blaok by 6uekingham's Dye, I cents of all druggtsm or R. F. IIa11 &CO, Nuhua. N. tL Ti,p Snap FISH-T&OKI. --= d tamp f mtla@ IS{ler o 11 II41811&|nSt..elNCISATIk Nt tmN=uff WMskey Heb. nnl tte Cured. %'rltetu rm n N m 1 ! B.M.Woolley,]lD. I im'p al W 1AtlantlN G. ' Ima VNEW DISCOVERY; glvil I[ V r  ] quick rel|ef and cures wors e&sea. Bent lot boo*: of teatimoniaitt sad 10 day. treatment Fee, hr. n. IL GKgi,8 SONS,Athmtlbhb A. N, K.--F 1784 : READERS OF THIS PAPER DESIRING TO BUY ANYTHIN ADVERTISED IN IT8 COLUMES SHOULD lNSIST UPON HA VING WHAT THE1 r ASK FOR, REFUSING ALL SUBSTITUTES OR IM [TATIONS.