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f ;!. which fall upon the doad's mute Hps,
lui&tiow on ni-- which tlii tirst i root tilpa,
I '4, me all too hit,, :
"TU bettor far to give thvtn title the lips oao
The guiuvn chord of It To at Nitt la weak I
Ahl do uot wait.
Kind wonts la par whoae earthly powf n ara
Use auushlne on tho tree by ttpltt nlng rent,
ran ir I ve io (mini:
Tt better fur to give them while Uioo car
For Ufa has nmi-h of wo on it mnrh ot fearl
Ami lore bring culm.
It 1 bio 1st !n Hfj lnmn hiirnoth low.
Wiwn Immlsomse wann are chill as winter's
To Aet kind dwdn!
T1 better lten where fint are prone to allde;
vns hotter o-tnn watt nil cveuuvie
To help Uinlrnnntl.
Ah, friends! dour frit-mla IT any such there
Keep not your tortnir ttiooirhu sway fsotti me
ill I am innn's
I want them now to help tne on my way,
At lour!? watchers want the lliht of lUiy
lire It is morn.
A rut thouph sometimes my heart, o'er aorna
on r no-
l)t)(r lirotMltuir, weave aotno bitterness In
"Tla hot a ahnrto
Within life's testure where tho towrt are poor.
v, ciove out tip to many minis i)ve uouri
1 mcd j our Ri.l.
TV P. Hodges.
AN AMERICAN PI R ATE.
It was about live years njro that I
saw an advertisement In a treat literary
journal. It ran as follows:
FICTIOH Wanted.Novela and Short Storlea,
ultaltle for alitirlwl!a injriilm. Thorooirh
crtgliMUit la rvtulrvd, ami wilt t ltloni!ly
liaiit with. A ao-xl aerial novt-1. about rAl.ilm)
wont, can be trtatd for. P. J., care of
tUlBktna, primers, Bouverle Street. E. C
"Thorough rijjinalitj-r I cried;
"W hv, that s mv stronar point; ha
It, I'm nothing if. I'm not original!
Whr. I eau rel it obt br the vartl
Quit'e comfortablv. lust as though I had
been a literary si Ik -worm." And so I
could, then, riots? pooh! I never
even troubled about a plot; I just sat
dowu and begun to tire away to Miss
Dashes t Miss Dashes is rav shorthand
w nttr ami amauuensi.ii ana ine mots
came; thev came as a matter ot course.
Now it's different; they don't come as
they used to. I'm at times even tempted
to read other people's fiction and st
I mean adapt" their ideas. I wish I
knew Dutch. Nobodv knows Dutch.
There must be a magnificent iield for
yecnl I mean adantattou in Dutch
literature. At the time I Fneak of I
was exceedingly original. In my aet
determination to b original loth in
manner and matter. 1 read nothing but
my own manuscripts, w hich were many.
and my own proofs, whieti were lew.
JCsow 1 read a good deal, with the re
sult that I'm not nearly so original as
I was. Of course I've grown artful;
I've got the measure of certain editorial
feet, some want climax l give era
climax; others demand pathos I give
Vm pathos. One mati likes plenty of
it 1 give him plenty of it; another
wants concentrated plot (t. e., the plot
of a three-volume novel In a column
and a quarter) I give it to him
There's one man who likes the pleasant
cvoieal vein, and. thougn i m person
ally a romanttc enthusiast, I give him
what his soul sighs for. li- all this
you will see that I'm a very talented
and many-sided person, and a hard
At the sight of that advertisement I
called in Houverie street. After a
eood deal of beating about the bush, I
learned that P. J. was the manager of
a syndicate . e. he was a wholesale
dealer in literature: he was the middle'
man. that proverbially indispensaMe
middle man, who is so very dear to us
alk After several unsuccessful at
tempts, I succeeded in seeing P. J. in
the tiesh. lie wore spectacles, he spoke
with a drawl, anil he was evidently
man of business.
'You send in a anmnle. Uncle
Dudley," said he, with a noble familiar
ity. -Ef it suits we shall deal at New
York price, which is ten dollars a
thousand words. That seems to as
tonish vou." he said: "but we act liberal
in the States."
Nothing could be simpler, nothing
eouid be fairer, nothing could be
"Yon jest whack in a short thing as
a sample. We return either the stuff
or the money in a week." ,
Then he offered me a particularly
good cigar. I went straight home. 1
despatched a thousand-word story to
P. J., and iu forty -eight hours 1 got the
Pia: Tour tale la a rinir-talled roarer. lean
take any amount of aimllar atuff. 1 enclose
fh equivalent often dollars in a postal order.
ise cau at two to-morrow.
Yours faithfully. P.J.
1 could have clasped I . J. to my
breast. Here was au appreciative
tniad, a congenial spirit- I thought
that the leaden-footed hours till two
tba next daT never would have passed;
but the time came at length it struck
iwo at last by the clock of St. Bride's,
and I was shown by oua of Bliffkins
the printers people into the presence
of I. J.
The American received me in the
most genial manner.
"lou re the bov. he said: "von are
the chap that takes tho cake, Mr.
Nibbs." cried P. J. "I am prepared
to run you altogether; it s only a
question of terms, my boiv and our
folks are full they "are absolutely
bursting with dollars. But there's one
thing. Mas'r George; is the rest of your
stun up to sampler 1 hat is the point
that and the question of terms.
Then he handed me a huge cigar. "We
pay fifty cents for 'em in the States,
I never met such a liberal man as P.
J. before. His "people had every con
hnenee in him : he had "full powers.
"How much stuff had I got?" "Was
I ready to deal on the basis of ten
dollars a thousand, for all the stuff I
Cau a fish swim? Was I readvP
Aye. that I was.
"It ain't the actual cash," remarked
P. J. ; "it's the reputation. Our neople'll
run yon in American, and we 11 take
" you "in the lump at ten dollars a
thousand words all round. Es that
good enough? Ef you are satisfied.
shoot the stuff in."
1 agreed of course I did. I re
turned to mv home. I made no a huge
- parcel of manuscripts. I calculated
the amount of the check 1 had to re
ceive at eight thousand dollars, or two
thonsand pounds, for tnere were eight
hundred thousand words, or there-
abonte; and then I waited patiently.
Would P. J. take them all? Would
he take half! I waited. I say. patiently,
After a month I received a parcel; it
contained my manuscripts and the fol
Tf.arsir: I rfrrot to havo to return yonr
fSS. Yours, faithfully, P. J
Eire years elapsed.
1 bad got on stowlf, terribly siow
ly; but I had got on. I had published
over two hnudrcd short stories, four
novels, and I had plenty of work on
hand and no difficulty in placing it.
My publishers wanted to see me. I
was delighted; they had probably some
thing to propose; 1 saw visions of a
new agreement, and a check in advance
on account, or at leaist a three-months'
4 hill (one can discount a bill.)
I put on mv three-thousami-pound-a
: suit 1 1 -always put on my tnree-
on a publisher it awes em); and i
was show into the sanctum. Old Mr.
Scorcher, be head of the firm, re
ceived me. 1, generally see Wagge.
W agge is the junior partner Wagge
and I are rather Wiick.
Old Mr. SeorcberNhad a face a yard
long. . v
"Will von kindly look at that, Mr.
riibbs?' be-said m awful tones. He
pal ajittle bopk into my hands a very
tile little book dnpnnese paiter. mar
gins, special type. delightful etchings
in lact, me wiioie naff ot tricRs.
1 beiran io turn over the leaves, and
then 1 nearly jumped out of my skin.
It was my novel, my successful novel
"'LAmlaa L.overs." "it s a wicked I
American piracy!' I cried; 'ami they'd
have the Itnpertliietieo to alter the title
ami the names." "Kaeliel s Koiiiatice
iudced! "Hy Jove, they've Just simply
turned Linda into K:tdiel, and and
"It wiw published four years ajro,'
aid Old Mr. Scorcher, simply. "You
Bold It to us as an orlsrlnnl novel."
It's a piracy," I cried, "an infernal .
1 tlon't doubt you, Mr. jmiuds. 1
quite believe what vou sav lut-
l hen we tiuketi for a lonsr time. I
told him that no human eye but P. J.'s
had ever seen the manuscript till his
llrm had purchased it.
"i null nave to go to riew York:
you It have to unearih tho pirate; you 11
have to prove the whole
It',t a very serious thing for us a much
more seriom thing for you," said old
Of course he was right.
I went to New York nt once.
I culled on Uarrabas & Co.. the pub
lishers of "Uaehel's Komnuce." Ther
were very nice people, particularly nice
people. They would give an Intro
duction to Mr. Paul Jones the author,
at once. He was a rising man. Might
they give me a volume of his short
stories? I thanked them. A glance
was enough they were my short
stories. Paul Jones was a miserable
pirate, a wretched jackdaw iu peacock's
plumes! 1 would make it very hot.
indeed, for Paul Jones. I took the
letter ot introduction, I went straight
to Boston, whore Mr. Jones the talent
ed author lived.
I found his house. I found his
widow. I found his marble tomb.
with a catalogue of his virtues; he had
only beou dead a month.
Then, gradually- but slowly. I
learned the truth. Mr Paul Jones was
an ingenious man. He had photo
graphed my manuscripts; each sheet of
foolscap, when photographed, was the
size of an ordinary tart tie visile. Then
by the aid of a magnifying glass he re-
copied my manuscript; and he attained
In this way name and fame and
Evert bod v in Boston thoroiiirhlv be
lieved in raul Jones, his widow, a
gentle little woman with tender eves.
sold me many sheets of his origlual
compositions (photos of my MSSs.)
'1 auk flira. Jones remarRed, "was
a very ingenious man. He was afraid
his work might get lost: it did get lost.
But we had the photos, and with the
help of a magnifying glass I recopied
all my liuauaud a work. Ah, what a
clever fellow he was. stranger; his
name will remain written in letters of
brass on the heart of all American
readers as the author of this charming
work; aud then she handed me a copr
of Kacr.els Komance.
I hadn't the heart to undercelve the
poor little woman who believed in her
i returned to Kngiand a sadder and
a wiser man. ocorcner is perfectly
satistied ho is indeed. ther
Scorcher. Wagge & Co. are bringing
out my new book..
is there a moral? lea, there is a
moral. It is as well for an English
author, in submitting his work to a
possible buver to know something of
the person he is dealing with; for Mr.
Paul Jones (P. J) is not the only Rich
mond in the held. Sf. James Gazette.
Hoys Squirrel Story.
With some of the war gossip of to
day has appeared the remark "that the
American bov inherits very utueoitne
sturdy traits of character that marked
the heroes of the Revolution." In
other words, that in courage the
Americans are degenerating. 1'oung
America believes this is ail nonsense.
All over the land there are evidences.
they say, of superior culture and
strength, and if foreign foes should
come thev will find that in the char
acter and courage of the American
boy there is nothing wanting. An ex-
The Berskeart family of seven boys,
living south of the city. compares favor
ably with their great-grandfather, who
was a hero in 1812. Their grandfather
was one of the early settlers of I udiana.
and he delights in relating to the bovs
the adventures of their ancestors. But
the other dav the boys forced their
"grand-pap," as thev call him, to ad
mit that they are not.inferior in cour
age. Tbey have a single-barreled shot
gun that will throw shot about tnirty
vards. and thev have killed vounff rab
bits and squirrels with it; but have also
wasted about hve pounds of shots and
powder on an old squirrel that lived in
a large oak tree, ihe other day the
bovs saw this veteran of the wood In a
mnlberry tree helping himself to the
delicious fruit. The oldest boy, who
is inst fifteen, crawled u to the tree.
leveled the gun and tired atthecoveted
prize. The shot knocked off a lew
leaves and tickled the squirrel, but he
did not fall
He ran up the tree frisking his tail.
Then he jumped from the mulberry
into the branches of a beeeh, and from
tiie beech he crossed into a tall maple
sugar. The top brauches of the latter
crossed a large limb of the massive
oak. The squirrel mounted the limb
of the oak. and ran down about fifteen
feet to a curve. Then he looked cun
ningly at tho boys and disappeared ia
The younger lads looked at the squir
rel's vanishing tail With considerable
dismay, but the older ones exclaimed.
"If he kio do that we kin. too!" One
bov ran home after climbing material.
and in another half hour the two older
boys came sliding down the large oak
limb with all the material necessary
for a capture. A cage was placed
over the hole. One boy sounded along
the limb, and then cut open a small
cavity. Then he inserted a slim stick
into the den. and in a moment more
the old sly squirrel ran out into the
cage a prisoner. A ball of twine was
then fcistened to the cage, and it was
lowered to the ground. Then there was
nothing for the boys to do but to come
down, but first they had to go up that
Probably anv other persons in the
same position, supplied with a hatchet.
would have fallen off or cut notches to
climb np by, but not so wMi the boys.
They had tried cutting notches with &
dull hatchet before. One boy drew
from his pocket a number of large
nails that are used in building bridges.
He then drove them into the limb.
like the iron hand-holds on the tele
graph poles. Then, in about ten min
utes more, the bovs, including "grand
dad," who had come out to see what
they were up to. gathered around the
cage to view the prize. The old veteran
turned his eyes up at the dizzy night.
and as the tears twinkled under his
glasses, he said:
"Bovs your grand-dad would abin
afeared to done it."
The boys are now supplied with a
Winchester rifle, and they are practic
ing on squirrels' eyes a huudred yards
with remarkable success.
They will soon be ready for the in
vaders. Indianapolis News.
Bread and milk is one of tlis most
popular dishes served for lunch at the
.niiOTAcdnnol f aurnnt in Wjaliinff.
ton. Glasses of pure cream or , half
cream and half milk are greatly in de
mand among the congressmen who
come from cities but thev are avoided
by the rural members.
WIT AND HUMOlt.
The optimist Is the man who never
felt fate s boot. Ashl'tnti lr.
Why does Mrs. her reputation In
such a foolish squabWeP IJttJfUto x-
There are two sides to everv Question
the wrong side mid our side. Tcrre
The general run of women when a
mouse comes iu the room. itrre
Dnbbs "I'm tired of Life." Snnggs
"Well, why dou't you stop your sub
"How can I tret rid of superfluous
hair. Mr. Druggist?" "Get married,
sir." HoMon I'ouricr.
A man never becomes so homely that
he is not handsome to the womnu he is
good to. Atchison (llobe.
A man's closest creditor wouldn't
reeogniise hitn In the average hired
bathing suit. Rhoe Jiecorih-r.
It is well to make the best of this
world, for you'll never get out of It
alive. Urcat Harrington AVer.
1 here are times when a young man
can make himself most interesting by
keeping still. -eu Orleans llcayun.
xtie nrst week that a man lias a
telephone In his oil lee lie is apt to Snve
the yeller fever badly. Umon ltttlleUn.
Truth lies at tho bottom of au Ink
well. This explains whv the post
scripts contain all the facts. American
Stranger (In Tombstone. Alls.) "I
hear vour bank has ausiHindedr' Kes
ident "Yes; so is the President."
Bangle "Isn't Fanglrf a rattle-head
ed fellow?" Cumso "No, sir; there
isu't anything in Fanglo's head to rat
The rhetoric of convicts is abomin
able; at all events they have a great
aversion to finishing their sentences.
W Hat w ill it i;osta Kica vengeance
on 6an Salvador r "I don t kuow.but
we've Guatemala, no matter what it
costs." Ashland i'rtsn.
Some men credit themselves with the
good that is In them and blamn the
weakness of humanity for their short
comings. Atchison ulolx:.
Mrs. Fellows "Jimpson's wife has
only oue dress to her back." Mr. Fel
lows "Ah. and she left that at home
this evening." A". J. Jkrald,
Citizen faffUatedlvl "IVImt m writ
forme? Why. God bless us!" Consta
ble (sto'idlvi "Not. Wronar airaln
Mandamus. r Ameriran Grower.
Lovers are slow about proposing this
summer. Owing to the high price of
the commodity thev hesitate about
breaking the ice. IVras Sijlings.
First Hate "Well, sir. things are
going smoothly now, sir." Captain
'ies.thatis localise several of the
sailors have been ironed.' Toronto
Cumso "Jaysmith is penurious.
isu't he?" Fangle "I should say be
was! He won't even laugh at a joke
unless it is at some one else's expense."
It has been discovered that the cash
boys were very lazy in the days of Job,
for he says, "All the day of my appoint
ed time will 1 wait till my change
Groom "A ring around the moon is
the sign of rain." Bride (sweetly)
'And a ring around a woman's tiusrer
is the sign of P" Groom (sadlv)
"Give me a toboggan." he said to
the barman. "What do vou meanP"
'Why.wnisky.of course, there's noth-
I II rT I i L A it. a-lui m sa riMn's .sw.ii a iv trtttM
hill to make the descent lively." mi
"It is a dreary waste of sand, isn't
it?" said the grocer's wife as she and
her husband were walking along the
sea beach. "Yes.it is: a dreadful waste;
with sugar at eight cents a pound."
11 asnington t ost.
He "Man is the only animal that
laughs, but it isn't necessary for vou to
laugh all the lime." She "Man is
also the only animal that smiles, but it
isn t necessary for you to smile as often
as von uo." ISostoman.
Mrs. Sweet (who has her neighbor's
children in to spend the day) "And
so your mother is all alone! Dear me.
how she must be enjoying the quiet!
(Aside) I will send my children over
there tomorrow!" Munsey's Weekly.
Photographer (to lady before the
camera) "Look pleasant, please."
Brute of a Husband "O. come, now;
art is all right in its place: why not
have a likeness look natural, if it s go
ing to be a likeness?" Boston Tran
"I see by the newspapers," remarked
Mrs. Bunting, "that a petrified jaw
two feet long has been found in Cali
fornia." "Why, you never told me
that your ancestors came from that
part of the couutry," replied her hus
"Get up!" exclaimed Miss Bunker
Hill's cousin. But the horse did not
move. ."The animal does not seem to
compreheud," said Miss Hill. "Let
me try." "All right." "Proceed,
Bucephalus!' And the animal proceed'
ed. Harper's Bazar.
Housekeeper "You ncedn t stop
here.. We ve got uotluu' fer ye. Break
fast was over an hour ago. Clear out.
now." iramp "I ilnln t expect no
breakfas' this time a dav. mum, I only
hoped mebby I'd be iu time for family
prayers. Uooa Aews,
Bank President (to cashier in jail)
" hy didnt ton go to Canada?"
Cashier (haughtily) "Because I've
got some pride about me and I didn't
wan't to go up there with ouly $25,000
and live on a back street in a strange
city. nasningion star.
rater "Well, Adolph, whom did
vour college men elect to represent
them at the convention?" Adolph
"Twirlcr, sir." Pater "Twirler?
Can he pnt things forcibly P" "You
bet! He can pitch a ball through a
wire netting every time." Burlington
t ree rress.
Miss Gadder "Whv is it that Miss
Longout is alwavs going to the chiro
podist's?" Miss Gossip "I dou't know,
but she has been iu society for ten
seasons now, and I suspect that these
visits you speak of form her only op
portunity ot having a man at her feet.
inamoreu xoum "I beg you, sir,
ior tne nana oi your daughter, l can
not live without her." Old Gruinps
"Glad to hear it. I can't live with her,
Name the day, young man, and have it
soon." Enamored Youth (backiug off)
"Um er please give mo time to re-
llect." -v. 1. Hccuy
"I see." remarked the noet's wife.
"that Bryant, Longfellow, Holmes, and
Lowell all had or have an income out
side of the results of their literary
worK. "xes," replied her husband.
"and I myself could not afford to write
poetry if I had a t a good situation at
the ribbon counter." V. Y. Sun.
"Oh. dear, how deadful!" sighed
Mrs. Gronuer at the table last night as
she munched a tea-cake and scanned
the evening paper. "Several poor
wretches have been burned np at the
Turkish summer resort of Fendik."
"So?" queried Groaner. "These sum
mer resorts seem to be alike the world
over," and he glanced maliciously at
Mrs. G. Chicaao Tribune.
How the papers do lie," exclaimed
Snagf?s, as he throw aside the Morning
Sun. "It does boat all." "Well, what
have they been saying about you, Mr.
Snaggs?" asked Mrs. H, "Do let ma
see it." "They nn't boon saylug noth
ing about me, but here this paper say
lug that a man has been killed in a
saloon at Burlington, Iowa, aud every
one knows there au't a saloon in the
whole state. There nn't nothing there
but drug stores und original-package
bouses." Chicago limes.
A MAINE FISH FACTORY.
Tha Proeaaa of t'annlnc the Porjy Into
Oil and "i:htim,"
Back In the seventies ane of the
greatest Industries iu this section of
the country was the porgy fisheries,
says a Doothbay (Me.) letter In the
Lewiston Journal. The converting of
those fat ilsh into oil and that very
odoriferous though by no means fra
grant substance known as "chum"
gave labor, and pnylng labor too, to
hundreds of men. The oil then sold
as high as a dollar per gallon, and the
chum was also in great demand. It
was so profitable a business that fac
tories sprang up all along the coast,
aud as a result of the great slaughter
of their number tho porgies held some
sort of an assembly and resolved to
boycott the New England coast for
awhile. This resolve they kept to a T
till the summer of '83, when small
schools came north to see what had
become of their old destroyers. They
fonnd most of tho factories rotten,
tumble-down old buildings, the steam
ers turned Into tugboats, and the ma
jority of the owners bankrupt by their
porgyshlps freeze - out. Evidently
those porgies that visited Maine in '89
were satisfied that they were forgotten
In these parts, for last year they came
again In such numbers that it seemed
as though the whole porgy kingdom
had come down to Maine to spend the
summer and to swim around In the
waters where so many of their grand
parents had lost their lives.
As soon as the first shiny school
came along In '88, Church, Hathaway
& Co. began to build over and to fit up
into one monstrous factory the two
factories at Linekin's Neck, formerly
owned by the Gallup Bros, They did
not get into shape to do much that
summer liefore the weather jrot too
frosty for the porgys comfort, and he
started south again. Last year they
did considerable business, but their
works were not fully completed UH
this spring. Now everything has been
prepared and gotten into perfect trim
to give those porgies who will summer
In the waters in this vicinity the warm
est kind ot a reception. Eighty men
are employed In the factory, not count
ing tho carpenters and men who are
still building and repairing. Three
steamers and one sailing vessel, each
with twenty-two men aboard, are run
by the company, besides countless oth
er craft will go "a-porgylng on their
own hook." But with 'all the fleet
after them, the fish are not forthcom
ing. There is capacity to use up 3.000 or
4,00 barrels of fish daily, but as yet
only fi.OOO barrels have been received
all summer. I his Is, to lie sure, rather
early in the season, but fishermen say
it i . . i . . . .. r.
ail mong ma coast mai nitre areu i
nearly as many porgies here now as
there were last year at this time and
what there are are very wild.
Jhe process of changing the porgiea
from a handsome fish into oil and chum
is very simple. They are carried from
tho wharf to the top of the factory.
where they are first boiled and then
pressed with a 100-ton pressnre. The
oil and water are run off together and
by passing through ten or a dozen vats,
placed one below the other like a flight
of stairs, the oil "skims itself," as it is
called. When at the bottom of the
factory the oil is drawn off from the
last vat into barrels it looks for all the
world like maple sirup. The oil is ued
a good deal by tanners and soap makers
and sometimes for paints. It is worth
from 20 to 30 cents per gallon.
After the oil aud water have been
pressed out the chum, or scrap, as it is
sometimes called, is burned with sul
phuric acid. Then it is ready for ship
meut. The old process of drying the
chum is done away with, aud one ot
the greatest causes" of that unearthly
stench of the factories of a dozen years
ago has been removed. The chum Is
worth about 111 iter ton. and is sold to
manufacturers of fertilizers.
The proprietors elajm that there will
be no disagreeable odor about the
works this vear. Thev sav that the
ouly other thing besiies the dryiug
chum which caused the ten-milo stench
of former factories was the waste wa
ter, off which the oil had beeu
drawn. This was allowed to stand in
the vats and ferment, but now it is
drawn off while fresh. Latei in the
season this same waste water is to be
used to make fertilizer by tho Phoso
Ammonia company, who are putting
up a larsre buildinr for that purpose
just south of the factory. They use
some chemical process, aud are said to
have a miue of wealth in their scheme.
Mr. Coope'a Smart Terrier.
Among the valuable dogs owned by
J. F. Coope of Ben Lomond vineyard
is a family of thoroughbred wire-haired
terriers. These little creatures are
very bright, and among other achieve
ments are quito expert at snake-killing.
That they have an intuitive
knowledge not onlv of how to kill
snakes but how to "heal themselves if
a snake gets the better of an encounter
was proved not long since by an inci
dent noticed by some of the employes.
The mother terrier having discovered
rattlesnake ready coiled for a spring
placed herself at a safe distance and
began barking loudly for au assistant.
Oue of her family of terriers responded
to the call, when the two dogs placed
themselves one on either side of the
rattler, barking at it and slowly ap
proaching it from opposite directions
until within about striking distance
for the serpent. The exasperated rat
tler at last sprang at the younger dog,
when the mother In great fury pounced
upon the i snake. Tho terriers seize
the serpent about midway of the body
and shake them without mercy untd
life is extinct.
In this case the mother terrier at
tempted the usual mode of procedure,
and was fairly. successful, but the fangs
of the snake in some way struck her,
inflicting a wound. It was evident to
those watching her that her sufferings
begau at once, but she did not lose her
head with fear. She made for a bunch
of snake weed not far off and ate free
ly of it. Her next move was to a pool
of water that made a small muddy
spot. Into this she plunged, rolling
herself about in every direction and
covering herself with mud. The on
lookers gave her up for lost, but the
canine physician had healed herself,
and the next morning was eulirely all
right, as if she had never met his rat
tlesnakesnip in deadly combat. Santa
High Price for Old Furniture.
Old furniture still sells extremely
well. In Paris recently two Louis XV.
cabinets, ornamented with ancient
Sevres porcelain, brought 415,000
francs, a Louis XV. chest, of drawers
13,000 francs, and a jardiniere iu old
Sevres porcelain 4,000 francs. -
It is expected that 120.000,000 lob
sters will be hatched in Newfound
land this season. ,
A FLORIDA SNAKE STORY.
Two Olrla, tlratri! by Itattlara, XTItnail
That big rattlers still exist hero the
experiences of Misses Fay and May
Barnes, living some live miles from
here, conclusively proves. The girls
were out berrying last week, and went
down Into the Pony Creek hummock, a
wild and dismal stretch of dark woods
and heavy underbrush. Late In the
afternoon, while getting ready to re
turn home. May steiiped on a rotten
log. whjch broke and let her down in
to a deep hole which It concealed. As
she fell she heard a dismal and curious
rustling, rattling noise, but the fall so
seared her that she did not think what
it might mean. She screamed out
loudly, and Fay, who was a short way
behind, came running up. May then
was in the hole, only her head being
' Hurry up and help me out!" she
screamed, as Iter sister came tip,
"there's snakes In here. I'm sure." and
the iioor girl almost fainted In the in
tensity of her frlsfht.
Fay set to work like a brave frontier
girl, as she was. and tried to pull Mav
out; but it seemed an Impossible task.
as she hail sunk into the hole so deep,
ami the rotten wood had almost wedg
ed her In. Seizing May by the shoul
ders she pulled lustily, but to no avail.
Then, after a moment's thought, she
took off the shawl that she wore, ami,
twisting oue end around May's shoul
ders, fastened the other end to a big
limb near by. This made it so that
the imprisoned girl could aid herself
some. Nerving themselves, and with
a "pull all together," they strained,
ami with delight both saw'they were
May came up out of the hole and
sank fainting on the ground. As Fav
turned to befi her she was horritk-d to
see the heads of .several vicious and
argry looking rattlers emerge from the
hole, and tiieir loud rattles werr,
echoed from several oluts around
them In the forest. Hastily catching
up ner sister, with a siterliuman
strength that she was surprised at
afterward. Fay carried her tainting
and helpless sister off out of the threat
ened danger. Soon, under her cuer
gelio treatment. May opened her eyes
with a shudder, but as she heard the
loud hisses of the sercn!s that hail
escaped nut of the hole and saw their
horrible asect. she screamed out lou. I
in her fright. Fay proved the heroine
of the occasion, and, getting her sister
on her feet, she managed to gel her uu
on a tall pine stump that stood some
tire or six feet above the ground, as
she saw that it was impossible to carry
May off in her preseut unnerved con
dition. As the girls scrambled up on the
stump out of present danger the angry
rattlings of the snakes became very
startling, and their vicious hls-dng
made the girls shudder In spite of their
preseut safe quarters. The snakes be
came more and mora angrv as their
number increased, and they began sur
rounding the st ii mo on which the two
girls now cowered prating for help
and ever and anon shouting for aiiK
The sound of their voices plainly an
gered the rattlers, and they soon pre
sented a solid ring around the stump.
They would crawl up as near as possi
ble, and then coil up and strike at the
Imprisoned girls, but always falling
bark with hisses of rage and venom.
One of the largest managed to hit
the top part of the stump and his fangs
held him there a moment, but May,
with a quick movement, arose on her
feet and stamped on his head, com
pletely crushing it. His squirming
body fell back among the others, and
the long body thrashed around iu their
midst till, aroused to the utmost fury
by this disturbance, which they did
not seem to understaud, the others fell
on the dying reptile and bit him time
and again. One of the fiercest made a
"mislick" and hit another, and this
one retorted with a vicious bite thai
stirred up a war at once, and then th
light became general. The vicious
and ugly-looking rattlers struggled
around that stump In one mad light,
bitting one another, hiasing with im
potent rage and thrashing about mad
ly In their dying struggles. The girls
looked on with big frightened eyes,
devoutly hoping that their deliverance
was working itself out. The sickening
stench from the poisoned fangs of the
serpents began to effect the girls, and
both soou fell forward in a faint, the
broad top of the pine stump fortunate
ly holding them fast.
How long the fight lasted they knew
not, as their first recollection of recov
ery was to bear the guns and shouts of
their friends. Their eager replies soon
brought their rescuers to them and a
frightful scene met their eye. Scat
tered about the stump were fifteen or
more big rattlers dead or dying, muti
lated and torn up in their mad tight to
gether. Only three were found alive
and these were around the stump,
colled up and eyeing the girls' forms
on it. J. hey were soon dispatched and
the poor jrirls brought down from their
Old hunters think that May fell into
a rattler's home, and that she was not
bitten while in the hole because it was
dark In there, her body tilling np the
opening so that the snakes were too
bewildered to strike. Ulobe-Vemocrat.
Going to See "JUw'i Folks.
A few weeks ago a bridal couple
came in from near Pine Valley, in
Reynolds County, bound to "maw's
folks" over in Shannon County, writes
a correspondent of the Denver Actus,
The, young pair got out of the wagon
that was pulled up by two sleepy oxen.
The mau took a box from the vehicle
and set it on the platform. The box
was the only trunk they had, and in it
was the clothing of the bride and
groom. The happy pair sat on the
box, luaking sheep's eyes at each other
and looking down the track for the
train by turns. Tho groom was very
proud of his new wife, surveying her
with a look of complete satisfaction.
The train drew up at last, and the
agent took the box and put it in the
baggage car. The bridal couple stood
around for a mi nine, when the con
ductor shouted "All aboard." Come
on, Mary," called the groom, catching
his wifo by tho hand, "wo must get
on." The pair climbed tho steps at
the rear end of the baggage car, and
going into the end door, surprised the
baggage man by seating themselves on
the box. Before that official had re
covered himself so as to explain mat
ters the proud groom turned to his
pleased bride and smilingly observed:
"It do beat all, Mary, how fine they's
gettin things. Ef ther fo'ks et home
c'ud on'y Bee us now, how'd they feel,
Death Long Drawn Out.
It appears from a report on capital
punishment which has just been laid
before the Parliament of Austria and
Hungary that executions in that coun
try are carried out in an inconceivably
barbarous manner. Tho convict is
placed on the ground, where he stands
with a long rope around bis neck,
which presently jerks him off his legs,
and he remains struggling horribly in
the air for several minutes. A con
vict is never strangled in less than
seven minutes,' and often the operation
takes a quarter of an hour, and the
poor wretch is usually conscious, or
nearly conscious, during the greater
part of the time. People talk about
disgraces to civilization surely this is
ona. London Truth
why They are dull talkers.
The Avaraga Venn Man Mnul Baatt It
II lloas Mot Wlah to ba a Itora.
The Boston Journal says that there
are three causes which go far to explain
the non-etitm tiiliilng character of the
average young man to the average
young pnrsQit of the opposite sex. The
first is that ho Is ton much engrossed In
himself and the things which interest
him. Tho finest point of courtesy in
conversation Is to seek those subjects
which will Interest the people with
whom we talk. The young man who
goes Into tlie society of cultivated young
women and has nothing better to offer
as his contribution to the conversation
than bnse ball talk or reminiscences of
college scrapes, will make himself en
tertaining. If at all, ouly by making
himself ridiculous, and that. It is safe
to say, Is not what he Is after. So of
the various other subjects, either of
business or of pleasure, which are
chiefly the concern of men. They
ought not to be forced Into conversa
tion with women. If the latter want
to know about them, very well, but the
information should bo given ns bright
ly and Interestingly as possible, and
without nuy appearance of a conde
scending enlightenment. The true gen
tleman who enters the society of women
wun the deference 'which he should
feel, will study them sufficiently to
know what things are likely to interest
them and what are not.
Another difficulty is that the average
young mau Is likely to make a mistake
as to the things which will interest
young women, even when he makes a
sincere attempt to adapt his conversa
tion to them. Did notions die hard.
There are still a great many young
men who cannot understand that the
young women whom they know, some
or them at least, have minds which are
capable of something more than small
talk, of fashion plates, or society gos
sip. Nevertheless this is true. Nothing
is more galling to young women of
cultivation and intelligence than to bo
tiersistenily talked down to by the men
of their acquaintance. Let the average
young man realize that, the average
young woman with whom he talks
knows probably at least as much as he
does, and he will make his conversation
lietter worth while bv putting a little
intellect into it.
A third difficulty is that the averatre
young man I seriously in danger of
being left behind, intellectually, by the
average young woman. We do not
expect that this alarming statement
will ie accepted without dispute. But
we commend to the solemn considera
tion of young men the question whether
voting man. who in college gave his
chief thought to athletics and after he
leaves college is engrossed in business,
is likelv to keep up with his sister, or
some other fellow's sister, who started
with a tutud at least as bright as his,
has had equal educational advantages,
and has both time and disposition to
improve herself. We maintain that no
young man can afford to deprive him
self of the broadening and elevating
iuflueuce of good books. The newspa
per has its place, but it is not the place
of Sltakspeare or Milton, of Addison or
Kuskin, or any other of the great mas
ters of English. Business has its ex
acting demands, but they can best be
met by a man who relieves the tension
upon Lis mind by an occasional excur
sion in standard and current literature,
if the young man of the period is to
converse to the edification aud enter
taiument of young women he must fill
his mind with something besides base
ball, or stocks, or polities. These may
enter Into conversation, but they must
not be i'.s staple. To restore the "proper
conversational relations of the sexes,
the averaire youug man must improve
his habits of thought aud speech in
more wavs than one.
Hints for Amateur Aetresaei.
To tho ladies, only a word or so.
Avoid powder on your arms, especial
ly in love scene, "it is bound to come
off on the lover's coat it is a pity to
Soil the coat aud it is a worse pity to
detract the audience's attention from
the scene to his misfortune.
If you wear a train, be sure to make
wide turns. A womau may manage
her train charmingly in the ball-room
aud yet find herself awkward about it
on the stage.
Don't carry flowers, or fans, or
handkerchiefs, or hats or dogs unless
the piece requires it, and unless you
know just w hat you are to do with
such articles when you get on the
stage juit when you are to get rid of
them or you will find yourself with
both hands full at the very moment
when the villiain has to seize you by
both wrists, etc., etc., or. when you
ought to throw your arms about your
father's neck, you will find one hand
engaged with an ojen parasol, or
something of the sort.
To all of vou Don't try too hard to
"act." You will act all the better if
you keep cool, and so don't get mixed
about your lines and situations.
One'big rule for always Play what
ever part you are cast for, earnestly
and couscieutiously. It isn't the part;
it is the actor that makes a icrform
snce a good one or not. Ladies' Home
How tho Caar Gets the News. v
At present the czar eschews all Rus
sian newspapers; their pieans and their
lamentation never reach his ears, says
tho Loudon Tclcgrayh. Among the
many departments of the ministry of
tho interior there is one called the
"Department of His Majesty's Jour
nal," which is charged with preparing
day by day a carefully worded resume
of "some mild articles aud items of in
telligence meant for the emperor's
eye. A tschinovnik of tho censure
rises from his bed iu the gray of the
early morning and hurries off to the
department, where advance sheets of
the journals' come in damp from the
press. ' These he reads over, marking
with red pencil all the passages the in
terest of which is uot marred by in
judiciousness. There aro certain
events as well as numerous words and
phrases which a Russian emperor, like
a certain irench king, must never bo
allowed to hear.
"Feu lo Roi d'Espagne?" (the late
king of Spain). "What does feu
meau?" asked a French kiug once in
dignantly. "Oh. it is a title, your
majesty, taken by the king of Spain
-after tho lapse of a certain time." The
marked passages are then cut out,
pasted together on sheets and handed
over to the director of the department,
who, after carefully considering and if
needs be curtailing them, signifies his
approval. The extracts are then
copied caligraphically on the tiuest de
scription of paper, forty or fifty words
to the page, and the journal in this
state is given to the minister of the
interior or his adjunct. If this dignity
is satisfied it is passed on to the gen-eral-iu-waiting,
who deposits it on his
majesty's table about 4 o'clock the following-day.
Tho news that slowly
dribbles through this official filter is
seldom of a nature to discompose the
feelings of the czar or disturb his
A Cure for Crcap.
Dr. Laugardiero of Toulouse reports
to the French Academy of Medicine
that he lias discovered a enre for croup.
It is a very simple one a tables poon
ful of flour of sulphur in a tumbler of
water. After three days of the treat
ment his patients were rescued from
I Imminent death, and fully recovered.
MONEY IN MAGAZINES.
tha Proprietor of Mtfaslas
liooatad It lata Prospsrlty.
W. D. Howells Is now employed ex
clusively by Harper and be gets, per
bans, as large a salary as any literary
editor of the United States to-day.
I was told some time ago, writes Frank
G. Carpenter, that ho received as much
as $2,000 for a short story, and his
royalties must bring lilm a large in
come. There Is more money to-day in
magazines and magazine writing than
ever before. The Century Company
lias already grown rich and Iu En
glish circulation alone is worth a large
fortune. Bcribner't Magazine Is mak
ing big profits and the Cosmopolitan
Magazine lias Jumped from bankruptcy
This magazine was originally started
by Schlicht and Field, a couple of
bright young speculators, in Rochester,
N. Y. They ran an office-file business
In connection with the magazine and
were making It pay when they moved
down to New Yrk. Here they
branched out In many directions, be
gan to lose money, and threw good
money after bad until they were prae-
tically bankrupt. It was at this time
that "Buck" Grant was taken Into the
magazine and it had another spurt.
In the meantime the business affairs of
Schlicht and Field got worse and worse,
and the magazine was sold to J. Bris
ben Walker, who now owns it and h as
made It a good property. Mr. Walker
Is one of the bright business literatenrs
of the day. lie is a man. I judge, of
perhaps forty-five years of age and 100
years of experience. He is, I think, a
graduate of either West Point or An
napolis, and be went to China with
But lingame as a naval attache. After
the war he took a notion that a great
deal of money was to be made in real
estate, and he anticipated the great
real estate boom which has since struck
the country. He made his firs', specu
lations at Charleston. W. Va,, where he
settled and ran for Congress, and was,
I am told, elected, but counted out
He thought at this time that Charleston
was going to be the capital of West
Virginia. anl he invested all his money
In property there. The movement to
change the capital fell through for the
time and he lost everything.
Gathering up the debris of his estate
he moved to Denver and there edited
for a time a weekly newspaper. He
bought it for a song, got it on the road
to making money and sold It at a
profit. He took the money wtiich be
received from it and began to buy land
on the outskirts of Denver. lie bought
one little farm after another at from
five to ten and twenty dollars an acre,
nntil at last he had about 1,000 acres.
He owned these lands when the real
estate boom struck Denver, and be
sold, I am told, a portion of bis land
to a syndicate for f.!MK),000 when the
boom name. He held on to about
seventy-five acres nearer the city, and
this la. so Denver people say." worth
at least a half million dollars to-day.
When be first bought the Cosmopol
itan he spent about $50,000 In the first
lew weeks in advertising, and be has
been spending ever since. He pnt the
magazine on a firm financial basis,
bought his supplies for cash, and
charged cash for his advertising. He
hired the best brains be could tiitd to
help him, and the result is that the
magazine now sells as well as the oldest
established periodicals. It has now
about eighty thousand circulation, and
it had ouly sixteen thonsand when Mr.
Walker took hold of it two years ago.
It is now making money notwithstand
ing that it has such men as Murat Hal-
stead and Edward Everett Hale among
Hard Hiding In the Fast.
During the last century when Ions
journeys, called riding "posts, were
much in vogne in Europe among the
aristocracy and wealthy sporting men,
a match was made between Mr. Shafts
and Mr. Maywell for 1.000 guineas.
Mr. Shafts to find a man who would
ride 100 miles per day for twenty-seven
There was a great deal of money bet
on this thing, principally against its
being done. It was well known, how
ever, that distances of 800 to 1.200 and
even 1.600 mites had frequently been
covered at the rate of from 100 to 120
or even, 150 miles per day, but the
knowing ones thought that the enor
mous distance of 2,700 miles at 100 per
day would be likely to break any
horseman down. Nevertheless,' John
Woodcock, who was selected to ride by
Mr. Shafts, performed the feat without
any extra fatigue or punishment. He
used thirty horses, and rode three or
four of them each day.
In Turkey the sultan's . mails and
dispatches from outlaying provinces
nacil trt Iia . rt-Jrwl lit? rIo -t ra v-idinap
post, with relays of horses changeS'
every twenty or thirty miles, and are
now in some parts of the country where
telegraph has not been established.
The same man in charge went the
whole distance; these couriers would
often perform great feats of endurance.
From Bagdad to Constantinople is
1.C00 miles, not over a level or rolling
prairie, but frequently crossing moun
tain ranges, along precipices, across
torrents, etc., and there is not a mile
of made rode the whole way, yet the
ordinary time the Tartars took to per
form the distance was a fortnight, and
on urgent occasions it has been done in
twelve days, and even eleven days.
There is no donbt whatever about
this because the route thronsrh Asia
Minor, from the Persian Gulf, was in
former days, before the Red Sea route
was established, often used by officers
and others who did not mind rough
travel and were in a hnrry to get home
or to get oat to India, and they often
rode with the .tartars from end to end,
besides the British resident at Bagdad,
or rather the residency, was for more
than a century in the habit of trans
mitting dispatches from India and Con
stantinople and Europe by these same
carriers. As much as 150 miles per day
has often been done for eight or ten
days by the Tartars, They only rested
lour hours out oi the twenty-four, and
pushed on the rest of the time at a rate
oi six to ten miles an hour.
"""" The History of Pepper.
The value of pepper in cooking
seems to have been known long ago.
Its use as a medicine was common in
the days of Hippocrates, who applied
it, moistened with alcohol, to the skin
of his patients. Just as sugar and tea
bave been in past times so dear as only
to be within the reach ot the wealthy,
so pepper was in the Middle Ages a
very costly condiment. So much was
it valued that a small packet was at
that time deemed a suitable present to
oner a great person. Common or
black pepper is now grown in many
tropical countries. It is a climbing
plant some twelve feet high, bearing
fruit of a bright red color the size of a
pea, which, when dried, turns black.
famous Antbor (who always tries
his fictions upon his wife first) "You
do not like this story; I am a fool to
expect it. Malediction! Pehaps when
1 m dead you wilt appreciate me.
Long-Suffering Wife (wearily) "Per-
naps; 'JJeaa men ten no tales,' yon
Know. ' muaaeipnia, jrress.
When a steamer passes over the
Port Huron tunnel the noise of tha
wheel can readily be heard in the
hole, which is at least forty feet under
Send In Vour Gifts.
The matron of a children's nuru
not long ago received a barrel cf vege
tables from a thoughtful friend, him
actually buried her face among them,
sniffing up the pleasant home! gra
grance. O," she exclaimed, "it takes
me right back to my father's farm."
A visitor to a wretched tenement
relates an incident even more touch
ing. She was met by the eager face of
a child who held a broken jug full of
apple blossoms. "God has sent angelt
from his country to-day," cried the
little bn3 Sure'ly these children of
the town ought to have more of f tcti
simple delignts, easily procur!uVW a
littln thoiightfiilness and self-denial.
If. Y. Tribune.
An electric brake lias been devised
in England by means of which a train
troin; at the rate of thirty miles nn
hour can l brought to a stand
in a space of 200 feet.
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money. Bonnl ni room fT day, II, tl.J- fl.J.
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twis. IT. r l'W rnutrr nt a-p In Bior. Vc box no
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HtH.ETKRS ASU VTJiULSlA IX
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