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VICTIM OF HIS CLOTHES.
" And lie full on Johnson's nock Just m
Itasslo btul douo on Mr. Jolinsoa'a.
Then vu a crash over in tho corner
r tho room, and tho voico of Jimmy,
tho reporter. was heard. savin?:
"Iutdn't iuito catch that last remark.
Vha was tho amount of that pension?"
They looked up and aaw tho enter
tirlahiT younj man's head sticking
thnwtf Ii tho faco of the tall, old-fash-
lunl clock. His rlfrht hand, with a
ioiu htiok. ri'sunllv appeared, also. Ho
bad fcvidi u'tly boon luitirovliig- hi tlrao.
I've irot every Otlnir down straight
iu tj that i.oiat." ho said. "It'll bo tiro
rrrcatest work of my Ufo."
"But, my younf friend," aaid Hot,
Mr. Knowlcs, In somo trepidation,
"what bavo you done with the works of
"Thoy'ro down at tho bottom," Jimmy
explained; "I'm standing on 'em. soe?
llo kicked tho machinery, and the
clock struck twonty-sevon.
I foar that you have seriously de
ranged tho dclloate and costly mocuan
ism." said Mr. Knowlcs. "I must re
cord. Tour conduct as reprehensible."
"Forffivo him, air," pleaded Uesslo,
and I will havo tho clock repaired as
rood as now. I do not like to think that
any body should be reproved upon so
happy a day."
"I havo not looked upon it hitherto
its an occasion of rcjolctn?," said Mr.
Knowlcs; "ncvcrtholoss i will grant
'I suomwo Tvo rot to bo Bow," said
Jimmy, Uimbinjr out of the clock.
"But. Mr. Urano. If you really have any
out about you, drop mo a posui-oard
when you'vo flxod the date of your wed'
dlnf. It won't bo any troublo at all;
Any onu on lh program who i
unable to attend U request to
eend a milmtiluto.
"J DIDN'T CATCH THK LAST BEMABE."
and, for Ueavon'a sako, don't let me get
beaten on my own story."
"What dato shall wo put on the card,
Bessie?" asked Lawrence,
"I don't know," protested Besslo. hid
ing her face. "I never was good at
dates when I wont to school. You'd
butter fix it yoursolf."
"Let mo soe." Lawrence said, reflect
ively; "yostorday was the twentioth?'
' "And to-morrow will be tho twenty
second?" 'Of course." '
"Well, in that ease, I would avoid ex
tremes and suggest the twonty-flrst."
"You mix cio all up with your arlth
tootlc," said Bessie, frowning prettily.
"Oh! dear; why, it's to-day. o, I really
an't think of such an awful hurry. You
know I'vo given away all my dresses.
Lawrence. But on tho twenty-first of
next month, if you please "
"Lawrenco, " said L'r.clo Sanford,
"when I look at tho woiaaa you will
marry I cease to doubt four sanity,
"And begin to doubt hers, I suppose,"
Lawrenco broko in. "You ara mistaken,
undo. Sho is the only woman I ever
rat-t who was level-headed enough to
recognbo a truly good man under a
ragged coat. I say this modestly, but
I'm ready to stick to it."
It may bo interesting to rocord, in
conclusion, that the pension which
Drano had promised to tho reformed
couplo was always paid promptly on the
first of every month. Within s year,
Tiowover, a sorles of inheritances raised
them far abovo tao necessity for any
such charity. But they kept right on
drawing it just tho same, and tiua by a
littlo harmless dihdnS:ty varied tho
monotony of their otlici'wiaa exemplary
lives, wisely avoiding that txecssive
virtue to which progressive good lortuno
is the only real temptation in tliut worm,
The Dallas public school dc.t'tv
es tho ru for lh unt upprupri
ate exercise will apK'ar from
the wvcram below. Indern'mlenci
school held exercises in ft'vera
rooms hut it would liavt Ufii more
filling had all thu rooms j dued 01
DALLAS I Vlil.lC SCHOOL I'KOUIiAU,
llomngoof tho Nation; Wash
ingtou's r.irtiuliiy cblohratiou, tit
city hall, February '-, 1SJ-5,
7:30 p. in:
lirand Murvh and Clionu: 40 voice.-
Dialogue : Mrs. Columbia ami Mr. 1 Vtl
Centurv, Cluiru Snyder and Nellie Mor
Kecilation: Waaliing-ton's Birthday
Picture: lirvat Britain, 4 ttirls in
national costume. Song, Hod .Save ti e
iuvttation: I he American tiaii
I'liuructer of Watliinutou : ttillie
Picture: France. 4 nrU In national
coHtnino. Soon: iMretlles 11 vmii.
RvM'itntiuu : Address to the lik
Kceitutioii : Ornrin of ankeo Ivodle
An lrv Nunn. (km, lunkeo Iolle
Picture : Cieriimny, 4 girls in nutloiia
i-otitiue. rone. Watch on the Hhine.
Rotation : S liool llo imj ai.d the
Flair. Van Km dree.
Kecitatiou : an tor and Legislature
Pictare: Italy, 4 glm in nalioun
costume, tktni;, Italian liriiin.
Kceitutioii: Waxliington's Monument,
Kecitstion: King of the Kuinbuw,
Picture: Japan. 4 Kirls in national
eotiiine. Sonu, btilectioii from the
Kecilation : Burlesque, George t ash
Picture: Lmtet Mates, I ncie cum.
Liberty aud Justice. Song, Ked White
Grand drill : AH the characters. Song,
Tableau, llomatte of the Nations.
Good night drill and tableau : 6 little
All the receipt?, after paying ex
penses, will bo used for purchasing
pen.-i, ink and paper for the school.
Admission 15 and 10 cents. No
reserved ceats. The program wai
prepared by the following teachers:
W. I. Reynolds, A. F. Cornntt,
Miss Ella Carpenter, Miss Myrtle
Williams, Miss Ruth McDevitt.
Miss Ilattie Williams, Miss Loretta
Till: POLK COUNT V PKKstS.
MONMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOL.
For the month ending Feb,
Number days attendance .... 2737
" " absence 291
" tardten 33
enrolled, boys 8o, girls 79
Average number belonging....
" daily attendance..
Per tnt of attendance
Number new pupils admitted ....
News ltma ul KUllorUl V.
Miaa Vina GilU'rt w to teach the
-(.ring term of the Lt'wWvillo school.
Some one recently persuaded
ivay ten head of mutton belong-
inir Isaac Kohertson, norm oi
At Kings Valley, laet Sunday,
Miss Dora Trice, daughter of
Willard Prtco, was uniUnl in mar
tinge to IJnk Allen, Rev. Thomas
A. Yost officiating.
The young, lady who is ready
md willing to help her father and
oioihers do any and all kinds of
ork when needed may be sneered
at by slim wasted, small footed,
lair handed creatures whose prin-
vipal occupation is doing tancy
aork and reading very light liter
ature, but one such is worth a cart
load of the other kind to lur pa
rents, us a wile, or in ny otner
Mrs. L. U. Uuchanan and Mrs.
Lucy Darling, of Dallas, have be-
un proceeding for a divorce.
Appraisers Robert Conner, Ken
neth ltampliell and Calvin Welch
have estimated the estate of Isaac
Rail us worth I2H.1S0.
Marshul Grant leads the boys a
merry string since the curfew law
. ... . n-i .. . C ....
came lino eiiecu inere are ie
boys seen on tho streets if Dallas
aftor 8 o'clock.
An amusing story comes to our
ears. 1 tie otner uay iwo nine pris
were playing church, one being the
preacher and the other the congre
gation. Says tho preacher to the
other. "Are vou a Christian?'
No," answered the littlo girl, "1
am a Presbyterian." ;
The hop men are cleaning up their
ards, setting poles and plowing
the ground for this year's crop.
An amendn.e .t to the Dallas
city charter has parsed botii houses
and has been signed by tho Gover
nor. Th laendmeiit give the
mayor tho power to appoint a
judicial.oflicer in the absence of the
auditor and police judge of the
Managed by the Polk Connty Teacher' Al
io Mil"' nnu nevotea . nn auvuuwniuai
of tbe Publir Muhoola.
EDITED BT PROK. t. A. HAYEH,
All eommnnlcallon relatlnB to thin worjr
inuix be adareMed to tbe editor or turn a
Next Saturday the Teacher's
Association meets at Dallas.
Every progressive teacher In the
county will be there. If you ex
pect to be in that class, see to it
that your name appears on the list
of attendants. If every teacher
comes prepared to talk on auy sub
ject on the program, we will ha ve
an interesting meeting. For the
benefit of those who may have for
gotten the sabjectB to be discussed
we give the program again this
" ;- - PROGRAM.
The following is the program for
the teachers' association to be held
at Dallas March 2. 1895:
Opening Exercises ,W. I. Reynolds
Lanfrnsge and Grim mar What Kacli
Includes and the purMe of It
rUudy .Prei!. P. 1 Campbell
An Object Iessnu for Second Grade
.. Adona Cochran
An Object Lemon lor Kielitli Grade . ...
Benefits of Teachers' Association and
How to Improve them u. L. Swann
Class Kecitstion in Lecimal Fractions
I. A. Hoag
A Model Class Recitation in Heading . .
Ruth McDevit. and cla.
XTIist i Knoid)re and How Atfained-
General disrassioa bv a.e'ation after
There were 45 who were neither
absent nor lardy. In 1st and 2d
grades, 10; 3rd and 4th grades, 10;
5th and tith grades, 15; 7th and
8th grades, 10. We have had quite
a large 'number of visitors but as
some of the teachers kept no ac
count of them I make no accurate
report. There has been more sick
ness than usual which was the
cause ef most of the absences.
F. Loxg, Prin.
PLEASANT VIEW SCHOOL.
Report for term ending Feb. 15,
Number davs attendance ,.. 1780
" " absence 34!
" tardies 2
" enrolled, bovs 15, girls 17,
Average number belonging.... ..... 24
" daily attendance . 20
Per cent of attendance 83
Number corixiral punishment 0
Mabv M. Pakkek, Teacher.
Castorltt la Pr. Samuel Pitcher, prwcriptloo for Infttnt.
and Children. It contain, neither Opium. Slorphlno uor
otacr Nnrcotlo Mibstanec. It 1 ft burnilosa sub.tltuto
for l'arosorlo, lropa. Soothing Syrups, and Custer Oil.
Jt la Pleasant. It nanuit, 1 tliirty yArs' uso by
BIlllloiw of Mother. Cistorla destroys Worms and allay.
fcvcrLshticKS. ITantorlft prevents vomltttiff Sour Curt!,
cure. Diarrheal and Wind Colic. CuatorU relieve,
tecthlnff troubles cure constipation nnd ttutulency.
CustorU nsslmllatcfl tho food. reCulate , tho stomach
and bovreK chin;: healthy t.at:tr:tl sleep, Cas-
torla Is t'.o ChUlrou'a ratmccit-fao Mothers 1 riend.
Tst"H Is i cxet llont r.v.llctiM f "h!l
dn. M.4: l-i re;v.i!cu!y ,M ,;'
duct upoo tlK-lr vu.i.'ruu."
Uu. U. C. Owinon,
(Jtorla la V.i" Uu njniely t.w i-liil.ins 'f
whlvh I am am JuUvl. I U. ; V O. y U i .4
far ddiat - iiwUu-rm i.l :I '' t:w m.l
jm.-n-Kt of Uh-lr cUU.iivn. i.a I n." I '.."n. I "
ct. oJ of tlurtt)uir.i'k aoaninu wlilrii i
drttmytai their loJ .mk-h. ty f.n-.u,-ota ii:i.
roorj'tuta, ooth:af nvriiii unJ "!i-r l uituil
mgeau down tiulr thn-.w. Uivnly aMvllii.'
titem to preiiuuuro
ta.J. T. Kiieu,
'CAfct hm.' U a.l-ipil tcMMiathal
rviuju'iid It M.ujrlouy irliUuo
kuuwu U lw." .... w 1
K. A. Aaenia, B. !.,
Ill Ro. 0f rl ; . l.rwlj, N. Y. ,
"Oiir phju'vUui In tli i-tiitlnm diH-
n. lu tliclr oui Mo f m wall (Wln,
01..I nl:!ioi:.-li o.il U nu"if our
iiul.iJ ur4M I t"w" WW
f.mti. y nrv tn w vonlam u1
iik-r'iis uf I'alona ba l k
taor U" It."
Vxitw Iluwiril. Dwwuar,
Aujw C. Rami, !.,
Th Contanr ConW TI PInrrar trot. W.w York City.
SATURN'S FAMOUS RINGS.
DALLAS PCBLIC SCHOOL.
For month of February 1895:
Number days present 47iO
" tardies 2
Excuses tiled for all absences and
tardies except two.
Number enrolled 280
Average number belonging ......... 267
" daily attendance ..,. 249
Per cent of attendance 9:1
Number neither absent nor tardy 142
" Vlcfts by board .
" from patrons 30
" " to patrons (teachers) 39
We are glad to report our tardi
ness as reduced 50 per cent this
month but it is still too large. 19
cases came from one room, and 10
cases from one boy and girl. I
intend to publish the names of the
tardy pupils next month so that
all may see who is to blame. Miss
Ella Carpenter's 6th grade had no
tardies, and also Miss Ruth Mc
Devitt's 4th grade.
At our school entertainment
Feb. 22, we took In $22.55, which
I will be used to purchase some sup
plies. The hall was full and the
order good, for both of which we
thank our friends.
V. I. Reynolds, Prin.
The tax roll for Polk county for
1894 has not been turned over t
the sheriff for collection yet. It
ha generally been the rule to turn
the tax roll over to the sherd! not
later than the first of January at
the furthest, bijt this year we are a
There were 114 delegates to the
ast republican county convention
n Polk county, of whom 95 signed
petition to Mr. Keyt to vote for
Born, to the wife of I. X. Woods,
Monday, Feb. 18, 1895, a son.
Mr. Berry Wester, who removed
m m n ii . , r:
is lamiiy rrom mansion to ru-
gene last fall, will soon return to
that place and start the tile factory,
which has boen idle for some time.
Mr. Wester is a good business man,
and the Obsekvkk is glad to have
him return to Polk county and go
Nine applicants failed on exam
ination for teachers' certificates out
of twenty-five last week before the
To Enjoy Life
the physical machine must be in
good running order. A little
care the use of Ilipans Tabules
will give you every morning the
feeling that you are "glad to be
Tbe "Alice A" will make special
trips to Salem and other river points.
McKiuley' Uracion Act.
I yield tho (rentleman from I'ennfiyl
Yania fifteen minutes of my time."
It was one of tho most dramatic scenes
ever enacted in the Ilouso of Uepro
sentatives. Tho sick, feeblu and fail
ing gentleman from I'enns3'lvania, re
spected and honored by all men of
both parties, Hon. 8am J. Itandall, was
asking fifteen minutes' extension of his
time, in order that he might deliver tho
concluding portion of his tariH speech,
which was against tho policy of his
party. Mr. Hills, of Texas, tho leader
of his party, hurried down tho aisle and
shouted, "I object," and that one objec
tion prevented the "unanimous consent"
which was asked by Mr. Randall. The
ex-speaker did not turn his head to look
at the objector, nor appeal for consider
ation at bis hands; but quietly sank into
his seat, humiliated, but uncomplain
ing. The next speaker on the list for
that day was Hon. William McKinlcy,
of Ohio. lie immediately arose, and
said in a clear ringing voice: "Mr.
Speaker, I yield to the gentleman from
Pennsylvania, fifteen minutes of my
time." Immediately thero broke forth
a storm of applause from all over the
House, both on the floor and in the gal
leries. It was one of tho moat gracious
deeds of McKinley's life. Mr. Randall
proceeded with bis speech and finished
it, after most eloqnentiy expressing bis
A rhanmii l iillk Anything Kl la
l!i M ln.le Mar fyal.in.
Every one who has given tho least
attention possiblo to astronomical
curios knows that Saturn presents a
nlienonieuou to which thero is notli
: . ... ...I ,. .
ins analogous in mo wnoiu vi uiv
solur system two broud, fl:it and
very thin rink's l'in;; his constant at
tendants in his Uij aruuud tho sun.
Galileo firt noticed a peculiarity in
tbe nppoaraneo of this ringed planet.
which he said "appenrod Like a huge
body placed between two smaller
.. n . a : , . , .1. .
ones. Kuygena nisi uescnucu uio
rings and figured them for tho bene
fit of tboso not fortuiinto enough to
own a tolescopo.
Tho brsnUUi of these flogs from tho
outor diamuter of tho larper to tho
lnnor Jk of tho euiallor Las been
computed at S3, 900 niilos; total di
ameter of the outer ring, 167,000
miloa, nnd a space of 10,000 miles is
supposed to intervene between tho
inner edgo of the small riug and the
urfaco of tho planet ityolf.
Tho composition of these ring, or,
rather, this system of rings some
authors nieutiuu threo and even four,
although I have mentioned but two
hi tho opening, which seems to be
the number accorded by the majority
of writers is simply a matter of con
jecture. Some astronomers claim
that they are composed of material
similar to that of tho jflnnet itself,
while others are sure that "they aro
composed of numerous satellites
(moons) mingled with vaporous mat
ter traveling in planes."
Maxwell says, "Tho rings must bo
f ornied of separate particles moving
around the planet as independent
satellites." According to Otto Struve,
observations on tho rings for a period
over 200 years prove beyond a doubt
that they aro widening, and that tho
lower edge of tho inner ouo is slowly
but certainly approaching tho body
of the planet St. Louis Republic.
The opinion is now quite general
among geologists that bituminous
and anthracite coals were formed
during the same period and under
hko conditions; that, though origi
nally all bituminous, during the vio
lent contortions and upheavals of the
earth's crust at tbe close of the car
boniferous age tho bituminous coals
involved in that disturbance were
changed by heat and pressure and
the consequent expulsion of volatilo
matter from bituminous and anthra
cite. The microscope reveals the
vegetable nature of the substance
and in somo beds of cannel coal
whole trees have been found with
roots, branches, leaves aDd seeds
complete and all con veiled into the
same quality of coal that by
which they were surroui. led. Struc
turally there is undor every seam a
stratum of what is kuown as fire
clay, and this stratum contains in
great abundance the fossil impres
sions of roots and stems and twigs,
showing that it was once tho soil
where vegetation grew luxuriantly.
It is common also to find fossil tree
stems lying mashed flat between the
layers of black slate which form the
roof of coal mines, as well as the im
pression of leaves, nuts and seeds
from living trees. New York Sua.
I'.. McNKII.I.. Kct lter.
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All kinds of
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Thi reiilnr (.iitwrrlpllon prl- of t F-TKRi-mfK
lnfl.Waad thf rruli.r milwrlptlon
prlw nri'lif Wr-HKlv Orpronlan l All
wli.iill-rllw tor I hp KntrjirlM. nnd pa jr imp
ywir lnrtvnr.! rail rt bih ttit- Knl-rprlw
mnii lh Wwltly (-in- on Ian mie yc-r for i.i.
All oM nl.wr,lx-r pav lnr tln-lr'iiul.,rlprirn
for om yir lu ndvanre will le rntltlcil ut
tlic aa inf offer.
Bccklca't ArcJca Ealv.
in or out of the city
Promptly atti'ixlcd tt.
Ch aryeft reasonable.
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PACIFIC R. R.
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Leave Salem " " " M " 1 4
Fast Time. Cheap Rates
Alexander-Cooper Drug 0
Always aim to di.nio and kerp on hand i
HiiIiImt Goods, ; i
I'ntcnt Mfdim !
Hook, t (
1'ay or Night.
Legal Blanks lAj;
XT V .I ITT
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Th Brat Halve in the world for Cuts,
Bruin-. Korr. Ulcer". Halt Klir-um.
K?vprSoren, Tt-tter, flianrl Hand.
Chllhlains, 0rns and all hkin Krupt
lons, and iwiiivcly cure Pile, or no
pay reqtiim!. It is pus.rantt in iriv
appreciaUon ot tbe roartesy of tbe I pt-rfwl Htisfa-tim, or money rt-funIM.
nice S3 rent per IwHtle. tor Hule liy
Kiuiih 4 lh.lt.
XE ir roifh'
EOS TOX and all
I'OIXTS EAST and. SOUTH
young geattemaa from Ohio. 8. D. F.
For Informal)!,, time carttn, map and
llf-Jif-l, rail on or wriln
W. II. IIAWLKY. Arenl.
Dray & Truck Co.
Drnying of all kindn in and
out of the city will receive
prompt and careful atten
tion if entniHted to
A. W. Docksteader,
(Hu.VH-Kor to 'liaa.HUiaU)
Our price are tlie lowest.
INDEPENDENCE, - OK EC! ON
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SALE and FEED 8TAULKS.
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M rwlilnf WtJjJ K
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