The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898, October 17, 1890, Image 4

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    The l.utle White School House.
In tho little white -bool-boMe Just tinder ths
fXsXt bid bv the maples, nnd rinse to the mill,
TV hose Ki'io spreading bin tithe afforded.
swot shaae
M we listened to the n.uslo tbc old mill wheel
tnaiis 1 ,
With Its bin antj whirr. It's clatter una dlu,
U iiiarshalied us out nnd ushered us In.
A pleasanter resting place, could ne'er bav
been tound.
Than this roomy and airy old pleasure
WltJ. rwcarrlpt of green and walls or old trees.
And pltmpses of alsy shining' blue through
the leaves, ,
MalnnK picture so pleaslnsr on memory a wa.ll.
That the stoutest heart softens as those days
they recall.
The serial for entering now falls on the eay
Tis the old school beU ring-ine. In tones loud
' and clear,
,To tasten the loiterer that laps by tho way.
'And bids the busy ones cease from the play.
Refrain front their mischief, laufrhter and fun.
He earnest and studious for school has bemin,
Oa throush the entrance that, leads to the
room, ...
With never a sunbeam to lighten the gloom,
We entei the school-room so narrow and low.
Through the wide open windows the summer
winds blow;
And the murmur of voices floats out on the
As they answer the roll-call, or Join In the
prayer.
On the rontrh wooden benches, narrow and lov.
Are bright faces shining, with health's ruddy
glow.
Over exercise ponring some are earnest Intent,
W hile an occasional urchin on mischief Is
bent;
Fearing the penalty of being detained after
school.
Or committing to memory some unpleasant
rule. -
We gaze at the old desks grimy and black.
And a host of fond memories carry us back
To the bright days of childhood so happy and
guv.
E'er sorrow or trouble could drive them away:
Reluctant to leave it, I pause on the sill.
Breathe a praver for the school-houses just
under the hill.
Good Housekeeping.
BATHS IN ALGIERS.
lvegrcued Ills Charity.
An editoron ltis way home uight bes
' fore last met one of those homeless uu
! f.irrunntea of the canine race with
which the PittsLure streets are always i
well supplied, ami said some trifling ;
I word of kindness to it. This struck
the cur as extraordinary tor home
less curs expect curses and kicks and
precious little else that it insisted on
sticking close to the newspaper man
until he reached home, and the latter
hadn't the heart to send it away.
The dog can I no harm in one
nijrht," said he to himself, "and the
children want a dog for a playmate.
I'll give the boast a night's lodging at
all events.'" ,
So the ciu which was of no particular
breed, not over eight inches high, with
a black coat and a white patch on its
nose, was allowed to enter the house.
When the editor got up early yester
day uiornitiir the first thing he heard
was a racket in the lower part of the
house, which was only comparable to
that made by the animals in a circus
about dinner time.. There were Tell
bv the score, and crashes as of falling
chinaware. and now and thei the
snannv bark of a dosr.
The" bark reminded him of the eur he
had taken in.
"That blessed dog is having a picnic
down stairs," he said.
Ilewasrisht. The dog was having
o end of a eood time. So were the
children. So were not the furniture.
the curtains and the carpets in the parlor.
When the editor rot down stairs he
met the dosr running at full tilt through
the hall and back again into the par
lor, where two usually demure little
Mere Nonwnae.
girls were also rushing about trying to
imitate the unbridled antics of the uiis-
Hew tke Unlucky Mortal Is Pounded and
Boasted While Taking a Bath.
No traveler in the East can consider ;
his sojourn complete without the ex
perience at least, if not luxury, of a
Turkish 05 Moorish bath.
If you go, you go to perspire, and to
see everybody ana everything around
you perspire. After undressing and
depositing your watch and valuables
with the proprietor, go to the hot room
and stretch yourself upon a raised
platform in the center of the tepidari.
um, built of large slabs of marble over
an oven, in which a raging lire is eager
to roast you. Think of the dolmens of
old upon" whose backs the Druids offer
ed their sacrifices, and imagine your
self any animal you please. When you
are roasted on one side, turn over and
try another corner of your altar to find
a cool spot. Then lie on the stone floot
and let vour srinnine attendant crack
your bones, pull your joints, and twist
vour neck, and "knead you with his
hands, and walk over you with his
knees; then let him roll off your old
skin, and with evident pride lay before
you long strips of your worthless hide,
a dozen of them in a tow; then you be
gin to realize that you have had one
bath ia vour lifetime that has been of
some genuine use to your human exist
ence. Pumice-stone for the soles of
your feet, and strong soap, and wisps
of hemp or some similar fiber, help to
. take of your second skin, bnt you keep
on vour "third to go home with bv fixing
it with a bucket or two of cold water.
Then, to keep what remains of you to
gether, and to prevent your third skin
from tryine to sret away, your attend
ant wraps you tightly in towels as big
-wreueets, ana your neaa in si mroau.
and perches vou on high wooden, san
dals to keep your feet out of the water.
for the pavement is also perspiring
freely; small rivers flow ia every direc
tion. In this becoming srarb, like a
man buried by mistake in the cata
combs, you come forth and lie down
with the other mistaken corpses, and
aelp them drink tea, and perspire once
more, and throw another mantle of
moke about you with a long pipe.
Then you are fit for nothing; lie still
and let the world was as it wilL
-The baths are the great places of
rendezvous for the Arab women, who
spend an afternoon there frequently
their hoar3 being from noon till seven) ,
and they certainly deserve this much of
social intercourse. They are seen with
their children m the streets going to
the bath, accompanied by a gorgeous
nefrress carrying a bronze vessel niied
with recessarv articles, and other bas
kets and bundles containing: a complete
change of linen, also several strings oi
orange blossoms. Orange-flower water
is not to be foreotten, for it enters ex
tensively into their luxuries as a drink
with their meals and as a perfume. For
the latter purpose a bottle of brass, sil
ver, or gold, with long neck and a pepper-box
termination, is used, with
which they sprinkle guests at home and
fnend3 at the bath as well as them
selves. The baths, again, "take in
washing,'1 especially of h?-vy woollen
burnooses, haiks, blankets, etc., which
the attendants and the moutcho (a
youns boy-servant, whose name is evi
dently of Spanish origin) wash with
their feet aad plenty of soap and water
on the pavement in the hot room. Thes
articles are nuns:, with the bath towels
and other linen, to dry on the terraces.
To make a study under drippings of
such an entire laundry may be looked
upon as a feat, aside from the fact that
the moutcho seemed afraid to leave me
within reach of such valuable wet lin
en. With sulphur fumigations the yel
low burnooses, arranged like tents over
"""""the smoke, are bleached. This opera
' tion is equal to a thousand matches
burning unwelcome incense under the
artist's nose. The bath attendants are
apparently wonderfully constituted to
avoid rheumatism and pneumonia;
they go in and out of the heated room
for "hours tosether with only a towel
round their loins, but they do catch
cold all the same. A. bridgman, in
. Harper's Magazine.
An Artist's Vocabulary.
The only mark of their identification
that we can think of is their decided
tendency to cultivate a special parlance
to use an artist s vocabulary; a tech
i. boIostv which to the uninitiated ear is
- equal to any Gypsy lingo, pigeon Eng
' lish, or dog Latin. As a general thing
the richer this vocabulary becomes the
more indefinite are its terms. It you
listen to a group of students in an art
erallery you are apt to hear some such
expressions as these: "Isn't that a stun
ning Millet? I tell you what, there's
tone for you!" "But I like the quality
in that Rousseau better; that s atmos
phere; it hangs together, too; I call
that harmony." "That chase over
there 's eot some stnnninsr bits to it.
V "Yes, I Tike some of the morceaux, but
the technic is the thinsr; lust look at
that brushwork."
Furthermore, vou would hear men
tioned "nice feeling," "a well balanced
composition," "loud," "hard," erode,"
- "dry, ' and "'"raw color, and many
other terms whose meaning is depend
ent upon the artistic context.
V- "Don't you think that 2io. i0, over
' r-trifire. is a 'howler'?" we remember be-
f ing asked once by a speaker who
- pointed to a painting by Wyant a
; most delicate, misty, Adirondac scene!
-r t "howler" was meant a notice-
1ctnre or one that possessed sal-
it qualities. the remark being intend
i , ,
i as entivffiwcompumepmry. jlthcbi
Knavfft. in Vie Jjmerican Magazine.
A New York manufacturer advertises
for "men to hang duflib-waiters." This
is too severe. A dumbVaiter is often
preferable to the loquacious waiter.
It is the waiter who expects a fee
larger than the price of oneN dinner
that should bo hanged, if any. ivor
ristovm Herald. X
The Imtest In Perpetual Motion.
guided dog. It took some rnmutei to
uartiallv restore order and tie iir the
dor.
the following is. an exact account
of the damaare done the editor found
his reoortorial experience of service in
ascertaining the facts:
All of the skia on one nose belong
ing to the youngest, a boy, who lAl
over the dog on the gravel path.
Tcps of a choice selection cr pan-
sies, just planted in the yard, chewed
off. . -
Paiut on the bottom of all the doors
and wainscoting in the lower part o
the house scratched btyond redemption.
Valuable curtains on the windows of
the best parlor worked into an irregu
lar fringe anybody wholikes the dog
teeth paitern can obtain these curtains
cheap.
One vase, knocked into (esnmaieu;
125 pieces.
1 hree pinafores uu one pair ox uauy
shoes more or less ornamented with
eccentric marks of dog s teeth and
paws.
... .. . , tit i
All the chairs m uie pttrior, nan anu
sitting-room paw-marked.
Three children infected with au un
reasonable lore for a homely and home
less eur.
And r,ome other things. ISltxburg
Vi.ijt'itdi.
A great deal of written and spoken
nonsense is nousense. not because
words are misused, but because they
are ill-placed. Here are some examples:
1. "He blew out his brain safter saying
cood-bve to his wife with a blunder-
nss." 2. "Beliisr e:iiv killed. I sent
a partr in search of hU'mangled body."
3. "1" could, not -ros-vxamine my
hihlreti in tho family history of Sir
Charles (Jraiulwon and Harriet Byron,
as Lord Macaulay sometimes did. 4.
We complimented them upon dis
cussing matters which were In some
countries found irritating in so calm a
way." 5. "A lantern of linen and
emliossed copper hang from the cen
ter, thick Turkish carpets cover the
around, and an enormous kiioU of
brass, about six feet high, surrounds
it." 6. "lie had jumped into tho
river alter fastening a rope around his
neck, the end of which was fastened to
a big stone." 7. "A tent large enough
to contain fifty persons of line work
manship." As regards the ln-st example.
1 fail to see how a man can sav goou-
bye to his wife w ith a blunderbuss. As
regards the secomi. ll lite writer was
carlv killed, how does he manage to
write afterward of how lie sent out a
party, etc? The third sentence is a
gem Iron Sir jionrv noiiamis - iveeo
lectioiis." I don't know what it im
plies; but it may imply that Lord
Maeaulev was iu the habit of eateehis-
inr either his own children or Sir
Henrv's on the subject of Sir Charles
Gran'dison; or that lie was iu the habit
of cross-examininsr his own children
on some other topic. In sentence four
I read about matters bcinaj irritated in
so calm a way. and I feel quite sure
that that is not quite what the author
intended me to understand from his
words. In five I am puzzled to know
whnt tha knob of brass surmounted.
Syntax answers that it was the ground;
but I suspect that it may have been
the eentrr of the lantern. ' In sis 1 learn
for the first time that a man can tio the
end of his neck to a stone. 1 n seven
make the acquaintance of fifty people
of tine workmanship, and I am sure
am proud to know them. A simple
nn-.vns-euient of words 'will set most
of these curious sentences right. t hat
a nitv it is that the writers did not
make the simple rearranjrement in
stead of leavinsr their readers to do it.
OisfT Saturday Journal.
A iJinslilnR Itooster.
A True Hero.
Many Americans are familiar, savs
tViA "mv York .?. with the history
Father Da mien, the heroic vouiil' Bel
gian priest, who in IS7:1 voluntarily
took up his abode" in the islaud 1
Molokai. w hither lepers arc taken from
the Hawaiian islands, lie has since
labored to lighten the lrief eaitb.lv lot
of the wretched outcasts. After thir
teen years' almost miraculous' immu
nity Father Damien was seized by the
deadlv disease, and now it seems as
though death will tvm end his suffer
ings, lie continues, however, to min
ister to the spiritual and temporal
wants of tin' tuxtr lepers, assisted bv
Father Joseph, another devoted priest.
who ioined him in 1SC0. The follow
ing letter, dated Kalawao. Molokai,
Nov. 8. 1X87, has jnst been received
in London by an English friend of the
brave writer:
The disease on me works more now
at the exteriors and does not give me
so much pain in the limlm. In regard
to the cure of this, our incurable dis
ease. I leave that in the hands of Al
mighty iod, who knows letter than I
do what is best lor our sanctincation
during our short stay in this world.
The blessed Virgin! our common
mother, iu whose hands I have intrust
ed mv health from the day I put my
feet in this asylum of death, could
very easily obtain me. a miracle, but
she, too, knows better than I do what
may shorten mv road to heaven; ana.
for mvself. I feel very happy and
well pleased with my lot. Since the
change of our government I have re
ceived a great number of lepers, and
probably a great addition is to follow.
I have here under my special guardian
ship fifty boys, who occupy pretty
well all my .spare time, ine orotner
with me is" greatly occupied dressing
sores an 1 other "similar occupations.
Our two churches are pretty well
crowded on Sundays, and every morn
inff and evenins: a srood number assist
at divine worship. I will have to bnry
this afternoon two old Ieper3 in one
grave."
Just a Trifle too Shrewd.
The historian of the Boston Jtecord
ha9 a small nephew w ho says some
cute thinjrs once in a while. He no
tices annuals a great deal, i lie otner
day. while out walking, he became
much interested in the movements oi a
lot of feathered beauties, headed by a
handsome rooster, which were crossing
the road w ay jnst ahead. .They got over
in safety, but one oi the ioh is naa
narrow escape from being run over by
a oassinsr team, and her frantic at
tempts to llee from impending danger
excited him considerable. Just as she
reached the sidewalk the rooster
crowed lustily, and Master Bert turned
to the historian with indignation in hi
tone. "Uncle, uncle," he cried, "isn't
that rooster naughty to laugh at ths
hen so?"
He once accompanied his parculsaud
the historian on a pleasure trip down
the harbor. When our destination was
reached he placed his small hand ia
the historian's 7 3-1 palm and an
nounced his intention of walking out
with him. It so happened that roast
real bad 'teen the principal feature on
the dinner-table tle ' yr-vv!H. and
the historian, iu a : i sundry
questions, had civen his nephew con
siderable of a lesson on the subject.
We had not gone far before he spied a
eow ami calf in an adjoining field. Full
of the importance of his discovery he
rau baek'tijfcliis mother as fast as his
legs would carry htm. shouting in his
shrillest tones:
Mamma mamma! come quick and
ce tho eunning little veal!"
The Emperor's Favoi-fte Hymn.
Under the heading of the "Emperor
Frederick's Favorite Hymn." the music
shops of Berlin are exhibiting a hymn
set to music by Robert liadecke. The
words are by Earnest von Y illich,
the onlv son of Ehrenfried von Willich,
the stepson of Sohleirmtcher, composed
at 12 years oi age. when tne boy lay on
the bed from which he never ro
again. The hymn, and the tui to
wrhieh it is set, pleased the present Eni
ueror so much that he often order d it
o be sv.sg, and so it has got to bt ac
cepted as his far le. In as clo e
translation as possible the hvmn ttn
as follows.
When the Iyjrd me sorrow semi.
For the last twenty years David Jen
nings, Oneida, has been trying to solve
perpetual motion. He has had his
model in operation for several days in
the Evans House. Tho workings of
the machine have been witnessed oy n
least a thousand people, representing '
points as far distant as Philadelphia,
K'cw York, Boston, and Chicago. At
tho time the Herald's reporter and art
ist visited Mr. Jennings at his model
room and work-shop he said he had
numerous oilers of fabulous sums for
xn Interest in his Invention.
In the centre of the room stands tho
iinf ty-seventh model that Mr. Jen
nings has experimented upon. Tho in
ventor was not loath to allowau exam
ination of the machine, and he proceed
ed to fct his motor in motion.
The machine is suspended in a wood-
n liiiiise aiiont six feet long, z xeei
wide, and 7 feet high, and is in the form
of an endless chain, which runs in the
tijniro of a triangle over three pulleys.
caving three spaces or grades to pass
over, one going down, anoiner up, ana
third about on. a level. The line
traversed Is nearly like the framework
of a harp standing upright. I ho down
Hue of the chain is nearly as long as
the other two. The links are about
two inches in lensrth and are almost ia
the shape of a triangle. At the top of
tho frame Is located the main pulley.
over which tho chain runs. It is at
tached to a small shaft, which is geared
to a llvwhccl about three feet in cir
cumference, and which, Mr. Jennings
said, could be made to make about l.OW
revolutions a minute.
The links of the chain are so made
with automatic-woiklng hooks that as
they move over the wheel at the top
and becin to descend the hooks catch
up every other link and make a double
hain of It. 1 he links nrc held In place
until each one begins to turn to go up,
when the hook drops out and the chain
moves by single links. Mr. Jennings
eavs that the weight coins up is only
about nan mat wnen going aowu. u
Increased weight downward serves to
pull the sin-rle link chain up and
... . . . 1 . 1
around the two siues oi mo inanpe,
th inventor savs. The main puUey
wheel on top is cotmuwd of two disks.
upon the outer edge of which rests the
axles which run through the liukj of
the chain, and w hich it supports as the
chain runs over the wheel. 1 ho chain
must be properly hooked by hand be
fore It can be started on its first per-
netual-motion tour. It H said. It is
claimed that the machine now on ox
hibition Is about one-tenth horse power.
To start the motor Mr. Jennings re
moved a small pin located oa an upper
corner of the frame, and apparently the
chain started off on Its triansular tour
without any power, and craduallv
gained momentum. Mr. Jennings
stepped to the opposite side of the
frame and regulated the motion with a
small brake.
"It has been tiveutv-one years since
I built my first model to try and solve
the perpetual motion problem," said
Mr. Jennings, "and since that time I
have spent more than f 10,000 ia my
experiments. I have built ninety -seven
models and experimented onmoretnaa
sixty-different principles."
In reference to securing a patent on
his invention, Mr. Jenningssaid: The
papers are in Washington, and my
Syracuse attorneys are hastening mat
ters as mucn as possioie. .?yrucim
Ut-rald.
A Vapor Hath on the Frontier. I
In 1770 I started from Cottistoek 6
prospecting expedition. The first
day we traveled ah-uil thirty miles and!
camped on tlte Carson ltivcr below
Fort Churchill. It was my luck to
have been mounted on a bucking
mustang. I had been pitched over his
head nnd over bis tall nud had besides
gone oil once or twice on side excurs
ions. I had not been on a horso be
fore for years and the constant jolting
receiwd was about as bono breaking
as mv tumbles anions the rocjes. i
was sore from tho crown of my head
to the soles of my feet. I feared I
would not bo able to mount my mus-
ang the next morning. I therefore
letermined to drive tho pain out of my
body by means of a hot bath. I took a
shovel anil leveled a spnee or ground
on the bank of the river about six feet
long and three, feet wide. 1 then
gathered sonio dry cottonwood and
willow poles, brush, and such other
fuel as I could and built a fire on the
charred patch of ground. When the
fire had burned down and tho bed of
coals left had begun to die out, I raked
all off down to the ground. Ithendug
up the ground to the depth of two or
three inches, throwing out all cobble
stones and sticks, when I leveled it all
down and spread on It one of my
.-. ' . . . r
The Old Home Itcisited.
blankets. I then covered mvself with
the other blanket, tucking in bothhead
and heels. A hotter bath I never ex
perienced. A sort of dry vapor
poured up out ot the lrrouml that al
most cooked mo. It poured tip through
the blanket in a thousand streams
and had a strong flavor of mother
earth. I stood the heat an hour or
two, then was obliged to remove to
cooler quarters, w hen 1 cooled down by
degrees In order not to take cold. The
next morning I awoke without a single
pain or ache and as "limber as an eel."
Although no moisture was perceptible
in the ground on which 1 built my tire,
yet a certain degree of moisture seemed
to have come Into it when 1 raked away
the nre and began stirring up the son.
We were ont in the mountain about
a month. While in Humboldt range
oue of my party had an attack of
mountaln-fevcr. I made a big sage
brush fire on the little flat In which we
were camped and gavn him one of my
baths. He howled like a coyote about
the heat. He swore he was being
cooked alive and I had hard work to
keep him under the blankets for an
hour. He would have been ontin spite
of me had I not handed our guide, a
wild raw Indian, a shotgun and told
him to shoot the man if be got up. The
patient knew that the Indian was just
big enough fool to shoot, and so was
obliged to confine himself to groans
and howls until I toot the gun away
from the Indian and relieved him of
bis watch. The Indian was sulky the
remainder of the evening, as he did
not like Tom and hoped to have been
allowed to shoot, lorn never had the
least sign of mountain-fever during the
remainder of the trip, and always
after the experience of that eveniug
was ready to take his turn ai uxking,
getting wood, or hunting horses.
Virginia City letter to Salt Lake Tribune.
The iletir ol.l home In gulden PUfillffht lor.
All lur the flmule people toHna iro
Moved through the quiet Bummer ware SU
II H T
I wandered with bowed head and fooutep
(-low.
A stranger In the welt remembered plaee.
Where 'lima btti left not one lBmlllnr race
1 knew long year iiK"-
I'nchntwd n3 In my dreams lay the lair land.
lint tlio inuffntor-wviDsr lip, tne enirer trei,
Tho htindi tout elmped worm vreloorue to my
han't,
Tho hearts that at my coming higher boat,
liuve lonir leen eold In death; no Iflad sur
prise -Woken
for tne In any living-eye
That once made life bo sweet,
Slowly tho ilny drew down the jrolden west:
The purple nhadow leturt fienod on the
plain.
Tet I, (itii-ecliiin through a itorld at reRt,
W ent Kilettt with my memory and ray pain,
Then, for a little apace, acrotss bo year
To tne. Ix.wed down with time and worn
with tea ik.
My frlenda came hack ntrulit.
(lite moment brief, too radiant tolaat
They pothered round mo then, a happy
throiifr.
They enuie from out the dim and shadowy
fttt,
ut I saw them, young- and If ay and
Mronp.
And my loft youth returned fair as In days
1 ued to wander down yie old pathway
With many a laugh and eoitfr.
Ah me! ot nmnv a lon-loft cummer night
W'c stood tnfet her here, these friends and I.
Watehlno- tho pule and lingering- fringe of
light , '
Oo slowlr ereet.lng round tho northern sky.
Ah (iod ! if Rll the weary years could give
Hut one dear hour of that dear time to live
Onee more and then to die!
The old sweet frogrnnee flits the summer air.
The came light llngorg ou the northern sea.
Ptlll a or rot-o the dear homo lies fair
ltmath the olli-nt star, the melody
Of mo Ing waters still fe on the shore.
Ami I am lu re again lint never more
My lit eme 1-nok to mel
think tins U mine."
Mrs. Bibb looked at the illuminated
calendar that hung above the mantel.
Well.''' said she. "Ash Wednesday
comes on the fifteenth this tear. To- ;
day is the tenth. Your season of pro- :
baiion will soon be over now."
"I do not suppose that one of our
sixty pupils has heard that ridiculous
nonsense," said Miss Caxton.
"Not one!" said Mrs. Bibb, decidedly.
"If we can pass over this first anni
versary, we are all right," said Miss
Caxton.
"We are all ritjlit!"' automatically re
peated Mrs. Bibb.
Ash Wednesday, like the Ides of
March, arrived, and not the keenest
eye could have detected the least change
in Miss Caxton's demeanor, as the slow
hours crept on, settling at last Into the
warm purplish twilight ot a winter
night, iu which hung the crescent of a
young moon, silver pale and pure.
Tea passed over, the last yawninir
school-girl went unwillingly, to bedj
and Mr, liibb was just returning from
administering a dose of laudanum and
sweet-oil to the youngest pupil, who
was afflicted w ith earache, w hen one of
the housemaids bounced out of the dining-room
door and stood lefore her, as
pale as a sheet of paper.
A Great Seedle Story,
Talk about your needk- stories,"
said a man on the streets yesterday,
"bnt I can tell you one that dicormts
them all, and I don t have to go far
from home for the facts, either. My
wife's sifter, a young lady about V),
has a pet iieettle. She wouldn't do
without it for the world. About three
years ago the needle made its first ap-
Ecarance by sticking its point out of
er shoulder. How it erergot into her
body, or how long it had been there,
she savs she doesn't know. It did not
come out far enough for anyone
iret bold of, but went back in, and
about a mouth it stuck it nnsrt out
awav down on her right ankle. Then
it disappeared again, and it has been
ecooting around inside of her system
ever since, poking it point out about
every month somewhere or other. Sh,
had it pulled out once with a pair . ,
nmttAi-a 4 iwl ntt t!-te tf,t. !el leve
DUt 11 IS a I.-tCI, sue uectue iuw3i
alarmingly ill with a sort of nervous
prostration that the doctors could not
make anything of.
"One "day an irresistible impulse
seized he, -s she says to get that needle
and ;ab it into herself, bhe did so.
and felt roueh better instantly. The
neeuie has been on its trajels withon
"V.
i s
ricase, ma'am."' said she clasping interruption ?ver since, and she
m.KAKlXtt THE SPELL.
"How many acres of land did you
sar? aked Miss Caxton.
"Flve-aiol fot tr, ma'am," said Major
Bluff, leaning back in his chair with
tho complacency of one who sees in the
future a sunt;; commission. "Jnst on
the edge of lite river line arable land,
and a part of it welt wooded. Couldn't
lie a better property."
"And a larg house, vou tell me."
Thirty-si x rooms. Miss Caxton. In
tended for a summer hotel, but proved
a dead failure ou account of being too
far from the railway station."
"That would form no sort of objec
tion to me, ' said Miss Caxton, twirling
her oveglass meditatively.
Not the least In the world:" said
Major Bluff, balancing the office-ruler
on the third itnsrer ot ins leit nana.
"And if vou want to secure a bargain
now is vour time.
"I'll go out and look at it." said Miss
Caxton, who, if she was anything, wss
prompt.
Mte did so. he saw Ulnev nauout-
lined asraiiiyt the oranjre glow of a
March sittm-t. with the ruddy reflec
tions vet linsrerinjr on the frozen river.
the w txals t isiug up in the back-ground
and the blue range of hills in the dis
tance.
It's a nice place," said she. Til
buy it. At the price, it is certainly a
cheap piece oi property.
Vi lute she was
Gave 9TS.OOO to the nible Society.
Let me bear it patiently.
Lifting up the heart in prayer.
L'omtort He win not ueny.
The inaptitude of the female mind
fin rare instances, we mean) to take a
comprehensive view of a business trans
action is marvelous. At a dry-goods
store in this city a woman recently
called for some sort of trimming,
which w e will not attempt to describe.
because we could not. She was told
that a piece, containing ten yams,
would cost her 30 cents. J hen a con
versation something like the following
ensued:
CustomerOh, I dott t want a whole
WW- - - . 1 J 1
piece, now mucn is it ry me jarur
Saleswoman We have to charge 5
eents a yard when we cut it.
C. Five cents? W ell. I guess seven
yards will be enough. (Here the stuff
is measured.)
S. -Thirty-five ceuts, plea-.
C. How much is there lefl?
S. Three yards.
C. (presumably mentally reckoning
that ten times five are titty) How
much for the whole ten vaitU?
S. (demurely, but with an eye to
business) Oh, you can have the ten
j'ards for 45 cents.
C Very well, I guess I'll take ten
yard. Planks down 45 cents ami de
parts satisfied. .V a-burvi- frri lb raid.
1 .overs in IiUt-k.
Therefore. l"t there come what wll!.
In the Lord my heart la still.
Though the heart Is often weak.
In despair and all forlorn.
When in days of utmost pain, x
Not a day of Joy will dawn.
Tell it: Let there come what will.
In the Lord all pain is still.
So I prar, O Lord, my God.
That my faith and hope may stanJ.
Then no care 1 know nor heed.
fJuidedever by thy hand!
Therefore, let there come what will.
In the Lord my heart is still.
When SnaKC rrat Snake.
They had to conceal their love. The
parents were solid against the match.
They selected unwonted hours and ex
traordinary places to walk and talk.
One afternoon they had met by a pre
arranged accident, and they were going
for a walk in the suburbs. " They came
up a quiet street and found a whole
row of carriages, waiting apparent!'
for a funeral. The procession was just
starting, and as they came up a hack
man most politely took oft his hat
and waved them into a hack. They
did not hesitate. They stepped in,
the door was closed, and away they
went. They had a blissful time. The
funeral went on. The ceremonies
over they were shown into the back
again, and the polite hackman asked
where he should drive them to. He
was told, and they w ere driven back
into town.
"Whose funeral was it?" a9ked the
young lady's friend, to whom the story
had been told.
"We didn't know; we don't know
now; but it was just lovely." San
Francisco Chronicle.
, A letter just received from Mr. Prin
gle, of Louisiana, the well-known Am
erican snipe shot, whose wonderful bags
were reported sometime since in your
paper, contains the following extract,
which may prove interesting to some
of your readers: "I was walking across
a very boggy marsn, wnere mere was
a eood deal of water, and was stumb
ling along, not with my former youth
ful agility, when I came near stepping
on a snake inr coil, what is called a
cotton-mouthed moccasin,' whose bite
is not fatal but somewhat poisonous.
There being no stick at hand to kill
him, I stepped back and shot him, cut
ting him not quite, but nearly in two,
and exposing his 'innards, as the ne
groes say. My man Crcsar exclaimed,
Massa, he got another snake in him!'
and so he had one nearly as lon
as himself. I pulled the swallowed
snake out and held him by the tail
alongside the other. The swallow cr was
about thirty inches long and very thick,
and the swallowed one and a half inch
es shorter, only that the latter's head
and neck were doubled so as to be forc
ed into the other. Did you ever know
of one snake eating another? They say
that dog will not eat dog, but it seems
that a snake will perform that opera
tion on another snake." Lotulon Field.
The shoot ing of a big dog by a French
custom house officer in tho North of
France the other day has given rise to
some queer dog stories in the French
papers. The officer shot tho dog be
cause he was suspiciously fat. The post
mortem examination revealed the fact
that the dog wore a leather coat made
to look like his own skin, and skilfully
fastened at the shoulder and haunches
in such a way as to completely conceal
the ends of the hair. In this coat the
dog carried several hundred cigars.
A remarkable photograph was taken
la Shelbyyille, 111., recently- The pic
ture represents a group-ol five genera
tions, from the aged great-great-grandmother
to the little child of but a few
months. The parties to this remarka
ble sitting were Grandma Catherwood,
aged eighty-six; Dr. T. L. Catherwood,
her son, aged sixty-one; Mrs. Maggie
Hoxey, her granddaughter, p.ged thirty-eight;
her great-granddaughter.Mrs.
Eva Corrington, aged nineteen, and
little Harry Newton Corrington, her
great-great-grandson, aged S months.
The man is still living who, seven
teen vears ago, walked into the rooms
of the Bible Society in Boston and elec
trified the persons whom he found
there-, first by his appearance, and, sec
ondly, by the communication which he
T " , , I . 1 . . . I
Had to mane, ins ai-nr.un-K ivium-u-
ed more than poverty, for his shabby
clothes were tied together with strings
What in the world had brought such a
man there was the question which ev
ery one asked himself, and the wonder
can be better imagined than described
when the stranger remarked that he
had property to the amount of $ 75,000
which he would like to turn over tothe
society, if he could be guaranteed tea
per cent annually ujon it for the re
mainder of his life, his aire then being
79.
The officers suppressed their amaze
ment as well as thev eould. took his
name, verified liis schedule of his pos
sessions, and submitted his case to the
directors. Thev looked Hie matter over
in the lijrht of actuaries' tables, etc,
and finally, after much deliberation,
decided that the risk was too great.
and so notified the would-be donor.
Not lone after he came back and re
newed his proposition to turn the mon
ey over to the society and said that he
would tie content with t per cent an-
i nuallv. That Proposition was accept
ed, and for some vears he appeared
regularly at the expiration of the year
and drew his interest, taking $200 cash
and the company's note for the bal
ance. After doins this for seveu years
M so he turned those notes back to the
ompany. satins: that he had no use for
tnem. "He is now. at the age of 9(i,
blind, deaf, ami crippled by a fall so
diat he cannot walk, and the Bible So
ciety pavs the bills for his support.
Springfield L tiun.
The Witty Nobleman.
An American girl recently had the
honor of meeting au English noble- ,
man. Lord E , at an entertainment
in London. He opened the conversa
tion by asking if she had heard the
story about the man who wished to
cross the river with his donkey, there
being no bridge, avid only a small skiff
as a means of getting over. The young;
lady adroitly avoided saying she did
not know how the party managed to
cross, whcieupon Lord E conde
scended to try her on auother tack.
"Arc vou the head of au awse?" said
be.
"Xo," replied Miss P .
"Arc yon the tail of an awse?"
"Certainly not," answered the lady,
father provoked.
"Then," said his lordship, "you're no
end of an awse." Harper's Magazine.
Au Anarchist GirPn Awful Heath
The following story comes from Mos
cow: Last week a beautiful young wo
man rented a room at the house of a
tradesman of the town. Half an hour
later a detachment of police, led by an
officer of the gendarmerie, arrived at
the premises and tried to force open
the door of the new lodger's room,
which was fastened securely. While
the police were thus engaged the girl
jumped out of hc window, which was
on the third lloor, and fell into the
courtyard below, mortally injured. The
trunk" in her room was found to con
tain six dynamite shells. alleged to
have becu destined for the czar's as
sassination. The girl was identified as
the daughter of an official iu South
Kit isia. London Standard.
Waiters in restaurants, particularly
where table d'hote is served, say they
can always tell a lady who has been
reared in the country. The lady may
have been city bred f or a quarter of a
century, and the sharp brilliancy oi
her diamonds and general indorsement
The Newspaper Ride of Literature.
A long editorial on "The Newspaper
Side of Literature," concludes as fol
lows: "Notwithstanding all tha enl
tendencies of current journalism, the
disregard of accuracy, the irreverence,
the cruel and impertinent gossip,
there are indications which are highly
encourazin?.
The fact must be recognized that
not all the successful methods of the
immense dailie? are bad methods
There is a certain thoroughness and
enterprise about them that impresses.
and which win be aieatureoi tne man
agement of the ideal 'newspaper of the
future.' We notice, also, a tendency
in eomo of the most sensational of
these papers toward better things to
ward a certain legitimate sensation
alism.' Manners and. methods have
been mollified under au increasing
sense of responsibility and iu the en
deavor to reach a solid as well as num
erous circulation. YA e have spoken
recently of the growing independence
of the political press, of which inde
pendence examples accumulate. The
sensational newspaper's editorial page
already often shows a gravity and
pith of style evidenciug ability and
conscience. - There Is a grow ing ten
dency towards the fearless, generous,
and public-spirited discussion of living
questions. Let us hopethat these signs
indicate a reaction against a state of
thing that is depreciated by the best
men engaged in the profession of daily
journalism.
"With all Its, faults the newspnjK-r of
to-day is a tremendous power for good;
for the perpetuation of freedom; for
the criticism and reform of govern
ment: for the ltettermeut of social con
ditions. The, .daily press has reformed
many things, and "ought to be. nnd is,
fully able to reform itself." "Correct"
owrti ii'-oM," in the Century.
A Bt-hoolma'am Among Miners.
-Hive in a New Mexico miulngcamp
nearly a hundred miles from a railway
station," said u. I. Austin, "it was
several years before the young lady
school teacher now in our camp came
there since the miners in that section
had seen a white woman. She went
from Boston out to Albuqnerque to
yisit her sister, who was the wife of a
banker there. She went up in the
mountains on a pleasure excursion a
year ago last summer, and ou the trip
visited our camp for two or three days.
When the miners found out she was
there they came in from every direc
tion to see her, and she expressed a
desire to live there. The camp grew
and several miners with families came
ia last year. We had no teacher, and
the boys got ine to write to the Boston
fiirL
"Well, she came up to the camp, and
about one hundred miners subscribed
$1.60 a month each to pay tier for
teaching the school. She was paid ia
this way until recently, when there
was in the camp enough children to
organize the school under the Terri
torial laws. Now she is paid out of
the Territory treasury. She seems to
to enjoy the w ild mountain life very
much. Her principle amusement is
ridins ou horseback. When she came
.there she had never been in a saddle.
The young school teacher is greatly
admired and profoundly respected by
the miners, and she is certainly
bright ray of sunshine iu that camp."
-t)U 1au is uiooe-ue mocrat.
PRACTICAL SCIENCE.
plague at Athens and
Greece about 473 B. O.
may convey the idea that she is one of ' air, and thus to
the great dames oi tne city, out wnen
she gets to her claret it is all up with
her. The waiters say that nine out of
tea such ladies put sugar in their
claret. Perhaps the waiters discover
her at the start, w hen she tackles the
oysters. Many ladies whose girlhood
homes were in the rural districts insist
on using vinegar; pepper, and salt ia
big doses on their oysters.
In France wood-pulp is rapidly bo
lng substituted for plaster of parisin the
manufaucture of all sorts of mouldings
and ornamental parts of buildings,
The method is newly devised.
Scientists have determined by care
ful experiments that a man can barely
taste 8-l,O00ths of a grain of sugar,
l-l,000th of a grain of salt, and 6-10,
OOO.OOOths of a grain of strychnine.
Fumigation is said to have originated
withAcron, a physician of Agngen
tnm. who is said to have first caused
irreat fires to be li2hted and aroraatics
to be thrown into them to purify the
have stopped the
other idaces in
Yellow diamonds are made' blue
the purest water, for the time being, by
being colored with a common indelible
bine rtencil. emialfZetl by a rubbing
with cotton or linen. A magnifyin
class will fail to show the- fraud, but
alcohol, turtentiue. or benzine wiU
wash off tho solor
waiting for her hot
cup of colT-e, before the one-horse
chaise started to convey her to the
railway station, live miles away, she
asked a few questions of the rosy land
lady.
Coins to buy Oluey Hall?" said the
lady, as she brought in hot buttered
mulVtns. "Well, I'm glad somebody's
jroinsr to buy it. It s been a drug oa
the market ever since "
She checked herself here, and pre
tended to be busy nrmnirins the neat
little butter-pat and pitcher of cream
on the napkin-covered trav.
'Since w hen?"' Miss Caxtou asked
with alertness.
"Since the nelirhliors jrot up that
ridiculous jrhost-stoi-v a!xut it. Said
Mrs. lluu-ltitis with :t forced laugh.
"Of course- it's" nil nousense, bnt people
will talk.:'
Wha. was the story" asked Miss
tV.M--::.
"Oh, uolhing to signify. Hntchings
wouldn't have no patience with me if
he knowed I had sjMiken of it," pleaded
the woman.
"Since you ve said so much, you may
as well say the whole," observed Miss
Caxton, fixing on the shrinking land
lady that judicial gaze which had ap
palled many of a successive generation
of seltool-sriiis.
"Well, the Olneys was a dreadful
quarrelsome family," reluctantlvspoke
Mrs. Hutching. "And somethinjrwas
always wrong there. Old JabezOJney
huns himself in the bir circular hall.
with a rope bitched over the banister-
rail: and Mrs. Peter Olney was flung
from a horse, jest in front of the door.
with her head agin the stone step, and
never drawed two breaths afterward."
That mirht bnnpen to anybody."
said Mis3 Caxton, adding another Inmp
of stiijar to her coffee.
"Oh. yes; that might. But there was
Alice Olnev!"
"What of Alice Olnev?"
"She and her father had trouble
about the attentions of a young man ia
the neighborhood," said Mrs. Hutch-
ngs. "Ho locked her np-stairs in ber
room, and she got out upon the root
and throwed herself down. Some says
so, and some savs she lost her balance
wavin' her pocket-handk'chif to her
bean, and fell accidental. Leastwise,
she was killed. And since that day,
some of the neighbors declare solemn
ly that they see her, all in white, on
the roof every Ash Wednesday night!"
"Ash Wednesday night! What has
Ash Wednesday night to do with it?"
"Oh, didn 1 1 tell you? Jbvervone o
these dreadful things happened, takin'
one year with another, oa Ask Wed
nesday. J hat s the queer part ot it,
said Mrs. Hutchings.
Miss Caxton set down her cup ana
saucer with a clatter.
"That accounts, in some degree, for
the extraordinary cheapness of the pro- !
perty," said she. "But I shall not let i
it daunt me.. People will build up a
ghost-story on the most absurdly insuf
ficient foundations, nowadays."
"Just what Hutehings savs, tried
the landlady.
Miss Caxton bought- Ulnev nan at
a bargain. She fitted it up for a- first-
clasq voting ladies' seminary, and had
it filled with pupils when the summer
vacation drew- to an end.
For Miss Caxton was an excellent
teacher, and did not lack in executive
ability.
Undoubtedly, as she told herself, the
ghost rumor aetracteu irom tne uesira
bility of the premises; but one or two
hints from a spectacled lawyer as to
suits for damages, ia case of too much
neighborhood loquacity, exercised a
truly marvellous influence in silencing
people's tongues, and tho sweet girl
graduates" and their mates disported
t hemsel ves on the moonlit lawns, floated
down the sunlit stream in delicious lit
tle boats, and organized botanical ex
cursions into the woods, undisturbed
by any visions of the supernatural. '
" "Olnev Hall was a bargain after all,"
biiu Miss t.'axton, as she turned over
the leaves of her account-book and
ledger with a satisfied smile.
But as the season approached w here
in the ghost was said to make its an
nual uninvited yisit. Miss Caxton could
not repress a certain uneasiness.
"It is very ridiculous of me," she
said to Mrs. Bibb, her housekeeper and
confidante, ''but I shall certainly feel
better when the month of February is
well over."
"Mv dear Caroline" said Mrs.
Bibb, "who feared nothing in tire world
or out of it.
"Yes, I know," said Miss Caxton.
"But yon must remember that there is
a fallible spot in every armor, and I
her hand over her head, "it's there!"
"What's there? What's therer
lv demanded Mrs.- Bibb.
"Why, you know, ma'am," said the
porter.'wfto was close behind with an
empty coal-scuttle In his hand by way
of excuse, "and we knows, and all the
village folks knows "
t"And everyone knows," gasped the
fat old cook,""cxcept those dear lambs
ia the dormitory up-stairs. Ain't it
Ash Wednesday" night, into the bar
gain?" "Ate you all crazy?" sternly demand
ed Mrs. "Bibb, holding her lamp high
above her head, like a statue of "Lib
erty Enlightening the World," "or
have you been drinking?"
liwsh. lxmisa: saia tne caiin com
posed voice of Miss Caxton. "Thi3
. ... , 5 J
matter is best aettiea oy Deing enqaireu
into. My good people," facing the lit
tle crowd, which was now augmented
by two or three more seared maids, the
knife-boy, and the gardener's assist
ant, "what does all this meant-
It's Ash Wednesday, mum," mut
tered the cook, somewhat cowed by her
mistresses' magisterial aspect.
It s the ghostr cackled the garden
er s assistant.
"On the ruff o' the 'ousel" whispered
the original honsemaid. "And I seen
it with "these eyes! And there's some
things as flesh and blood can t endure;
and a month's warning, ma'am, please!"
Give me a shawl, Mary Ann," said
Miss Caxton, taking Mrs. Bibb's arm.
"Oblige me, my dear Louisa, with your
company for a minute."
And Miss caxton. accompanied dv
the faithful Mrs. Bibb, and followed by j
a stream of quaking and whispering
retainers, opened the door and walked
out upon the lawn.
Xhere stood .Miss rarKer, tne music-
teacher; Frauleia Ohrbach, the Ger-
maa instructress, and the rest I the
maids, staring up towards the roof of
the old Hall.
Didn't 1 tell you sor'saidMiss Cax
ton. There is nobody there. .How
could there be?"
"Wait!" gasped Miss Parker. "It
was there just now. xt comes ana
goes!"
c .. . . .. . ... , .
Almost as sue uttereu tne worius, a
white figure glided across the roof in
full view, plainly outlined against the
starlight.
Mrs. Bibb could feci her friend start.
but the irresolution was momentary.
Like a female Napoleon, Miss Caxton
turned once more to the little crowd.
Have the goodness to remain here,"
said she. "and be silent. Ghost or
reality. 1 mean to investigate this af
fair. "Mrs. Bibb will accompany me."
"Crtainlv!"' said Mrs. Bibb, with
alacrity.
"Oh, please, mum. don't!" whispered
the cook. "There don't no luck come
to nobody as meddles with ghosts!"
But Miss Caxton and her lieutenant
paid no attention, keepingon their way
through the hall, up flight after flight
of chillv stone stairs, until at last they
climbed the ladder and emerged into
the frosty starlight, nearly rnnning
into the arms of Mary De Barreter, the
eldest of thegraduatingclass, who stood
there, staring up into the sky. while
close beside her crouched Nettie V ane.
the valedictorian of the year, with a
fur-lined cloak muffled around her.
while Miss De Barreter was wrapped
n a white flannel bed blanket folded
above her other garments.
"It's Miss Caxton !" shrieked Mary.
"And the Bibb!" screamed Nettie,
totally forgetful of her manners. "Oh,
Pollvl we are lost!"
Miss Caxton laid her hand, smooth
as velvet, vet firm as steel, on the
shoulder of the white vision.
"Miss De Barreter," said she, "may
I enquire what you are doing here, at
this time of night, and in this remark
able costume?"
"It's me. Miss Caxton," confessed the
conscience-stricken valedictorian. "I'm
telling her fortune by the stars. All
about her future hnsband, vou know.
and the rivals she is to have, by astrol
ogy." "By what?" echoed Miss Caxton.
"Uncle Jamie's Greek servant that
came home from Constantinople with
him taught me," said Miss Vane; "and
Polly's natal star is on the meridian to
night, and oh, we didn't suppose you
would know."
"You are two very naughty ghrls!"
sternly spoke Miss Caxton. "Step this
way, please, both of you, towards the
parapet."
"Gracious goodness! you're not go
ing to throw us off tne roof, are you?"
said Miss De Barreter, with a giggle.
"Mary Ann. Thomas, Peter all of
you," said Miss Caxton; in a voice like
a well-bred trumpet, "l wisn you to
observe that Miss De Barreter and Miss
Vane have taken it into their wise heads
to go star-gazing to-night. Now are
you satisfied?"
"iatisiiea aooutwhair saia innoeent
Nettie.
"The servants saw you up there,"
said Miss Caxton. "and I suppose must
have taken you for " .
Burglars! Oh. how many!" cried
Mary, dancing up and down to keep
warm. "As if there could be anything
'a, i haA Pe,fect health.
sliarP- persuaded now to 1
She could not-, i
persuaded now to have ftr takers i-l
About a year ago the needle made its
appearance at her left wrist, ami 'the
location of both ends of it was clearly
discernable. By way -f amusement,; -f
suppose, she managed ; ( B..1!saltii6
head of her pet and slipped a little
piece of fine, bright red silk thread
through the eye. and now the needle i
carrying that all over her system, andi
once in a while it is discernible be-t
neath the skin. When the needle was
ont it was very strongly magnetized,!
les, it is a very queer case, ana laon
pretend to explain it. but I know the
story is true. Philadelphia North American.
There has recently been discovered!
in Southern Kentucky a verj-fine grade
of onyx. Heretofore onyx has been
fouud'only in Mexico. Tha mineral is
extensively used for decorative pur
poses, and the discovery of it in the
United Slates will tend to cheapen it
and extend its use -.
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PAP.ERS-
Card Stctk, Straw and Binders Eoarl
Patent MacLlse made Eas
S12 to 513 Sat-raraenU St SAV FU.U(
BUSINESS COLLEGE,
t POST STREET, BJLH ntJNCIRO, CJU
Kttablfebed neariv 2T yenrs. This collea In
cludes mora than Is offered by any other school
In America nnder one taittoir fee. Changed
soli the times roll BuMness Connie, lor mx
months S75. This includes Shorthand. Typ
wrttfn--. Telegraphy, 6in e and Dimble Entry
Bookkeeping, as applied to all departments of
hosineae; commercial uiinneun, uusnwa xt?
man&hlD. Mercantile Law, Business Correspond
ence. Lectures on Law, Business Forms, Actual
BiK-tness Practice, Hauroaouig. xsroieras-e
Banking, English Branches, Drawing and In
struction In French, German and Spanish. Semi
for Circular.
E. P. HLALD. Pres. C S. HALEY. See.
HATTEi
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ST7LL TOSS
Lode aboot yoa ; reduce toot expenses. Eve c&utper
eay cash as yoa go, learn how others do it. South s
Catalogue, the Hons Cikclk. will give yoa
icany valoabte hints. It goes by mail every
month to over 8000 regular customers mod coct
taios the lowest cash selling prices of over
ten thoosaxrd articles, ail earned ia stock, and booghe
at first market price. Goods soW by mail order sys
tem all over the world. Largest trade of may
boose 00 the Coast. Jobbing prices lower thaa
ever known. Goods retaiiea aad sold ia atry
qnaptity direct to consonants at wholesale
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409 "Washington St, San Francisco.
AITSOTTSCK A FfLL STOCK F FVEBTTHTS3
required iu Kewspaper and Job Printing, and
many specialties not kept by other houses.
nano oo&s agists so
Conner's IT. S. Type Foundry. Sew York,
Barah art's Ores Western Type Foundry, Chicago
Bagley ft Sewall Cylinders,
Oolt's Armory Improved CntTersal JoWiers.
Thorp's Gordon Presse.
Economic Paper Cutter.
Simons" Cases and Furniture,
Golding's Presses and Tools.
iSedjTwk-k Paper Joggers,
Keystone Quoins,
Page's Wood Typ
Inks, Boilers, Tablet Composition, Et.
pi-ausBKBS or
Newspapers on tha IIOMK PLAN,
JtlStlfiCTClSBS or v
Stereotype Newspaper Plates
POOKBIXDFBS AXD ENGRAVERS' .StTPPUES.
Of
to steal tit the root! tsnt please, juiss
Caxton. you're not very angry with ns,
are yon?" Yon won't write to our par
ents?" "This must never happen again!" said
Miss Caxton,- severely.
'No, indeedr' cried Nettie Vane,
hugging and kissing her. And it was
no use! I couldn't find Cassiopeia's
chair, and tho pointers of the North
Star had 'got clear around in the wrong
direction, and old Constantine's system
wouldn't work! And Tin quite sure
that astrology is humbug from begin
ning to end!'"'
Miss Caxton lectured the two girls
up-stairs, having first secured the kev.
Mrs. Bibb went down-stairs, and in
her turn lectured the thoroughly con
quered servants.
"Let me never hear the word 'ghost'
again," said she, "on pain of instan
dismissal, without a character."
"No, mum; we won't!" said the ser
vants in unison. "But it was A ah Wed
nesday night!" -v-.
"Which only proves,"sternly uttered
Mrs. Bibb, "that vou can all be as great
fools on Ash Wednesday night as upon
any other night in the year."
And the domestic force of Olney Hall
were unprepared with an answer to
this overwhelming argument.
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HALL'S
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Yellow Dock &
Iodide of Potass
THE BEST BLOOD PrRIFIER AXD T0X O
ALTERATIVE IN CSE.
It Cures Rheumatism, Neuralgia,
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ors, Salt Rheum and Mer
curial Pains.
It Invigorates tha StomacM, Liver mi S
relieving Dy prpia, Indiptstum and Const iimiatr.
restores the Appetite, Increases an j hardens
hejtttA.
It stimulates the Liner and Kidney to heaJU J
action, Purifet the Bleod, an J Beautiiet the Cbt
flexion. - '
J. R. GATES & CO, Proprietor .
17 SAHaOxE STBFBT . r
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