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TO A BELLE.
full well you know your beauty's powers
You oomit your Inverw by tlie ttoom.
Accept tlielr liomiwo for an hntir,
Thun turn Imliffuroni uh baton.
tet not unmoved your henrt the while
You're Hiwkintf for a worthy mutui
A handKoniL' form, a nullum smile
Half tempi you from your maiden itate.
U looking on, with wonder see
How oft you notlou and admire
These knights, of modern chivalry
Their gallant mien, their youthful fire.
To me their glftx tteom or and slUfht,
HetiiflmhorlnK Arthur's noble face.
Bis olusterlnK hair, hiti Klauces bright,
His form rujilete with manly irrace.
My thoughts with bitter memories burn.
I wtsli Kootl fortune to your quest!
But howito'er yonr fate may turn
1 know that you tmve mlittwd the bent.
-Kate Field's Wanhlntfum.
MY FRIEND'S STORY.
"It's a very strange story," he said,
"a very strange story one I hve dared
tell to very few poreomi, and yet If yon
trotiBt I will give it you."
1 had instated and besought by turns
for half an hour and this concession of
bis was the outcome of a series of stra
tegic movements on my part that would
have done honor to a Purisian detective.
"Well, then," 1 said, "1 insist. (ioon
with yonr story, and if any pledge of
aecrocy is in order, just say so and I'll
bold up my hands."
"1 don't enjoin secrecy," he answered
slowly. "The story is not one yon would
care to repeat."
"Oh, very well, very well," 1 bantered,
with a mighty affectation of a flippancy
1 did not feel, "1 can close my mouth
as tight as any one you know, But to
the story. Your wife, yon said, died a
"1 said nothing of the kind," he re
plied emphatically. "1 told you I tost
her a your ago." Then he rose and,
crossing the room, emptied the ashes
from his pipe into the fireplace and
helped himself to another round of
tobacco. As he stood for a moment sil
houetted against the flaring coals in the
grate, silent, calm, serene, it burst upon
me Buddenly that the silence and seren
ity which in him 1 had long regarded as
moot offensive and unpardonable were
nothing other than the dignity of sor
row, and 1 felt ashamed of myself; not
the first time, perhaps, that I have had
the same feeling, but never mind that
now. At lust, having lighted the new
pipeful, he turned and said simplyr
By this time 1 realized that 1 was in
(or it whatever it might be, and 1 an
swered promptly, "Yes."
And then, still leaning on the chimney
piece, he began in a hesitating way:
"As you already know, Uladys and 1
' were married a trifle over thirteen
months ago. 1 lovod her madly, and
the, poor girl, was ail a wife should be
or could be. We were very happy to
gether; no clouds ever darkened the
clear heaven of our mutual love, nor
troubles for a moment disturbed our
peace and happiness. Previous to de
parting on our wedding trip 1 hud
leased a suite of rooms in a large up
town flat-you know the place and
when we returned after a short tour
those rooms becume our home and our
paradise. Ho things ran on for nearly
two months, and then then came the
end the end."
Here he puuned, and turning away
from me looked into the hissing, splut
tering little fire a moment. Somehow 1
did not feel like breaking the silence 1
realized that he was not thinking of me
then, and to speak would have been
obtrusion if not sacrilege. At length,
raising bis head, he turned to me with
appareut effort and as he did bo 1 could
see there were teurs in his eyes.
"One ovoning," he went on, after 1
had begged him be Boated and he had
taken the big cushioned chair by the
hearth, "one evening last February my
wife and 1 spent with her mother and
returned at a late hour to our apart
ments. The night was a bad one, and
Gladys, poor little girl, was weary and
exhausted when we reached home. Her
bright eyes hud a dull, leadeu look, she
woe pale, complained of a headache and
said strange things as if her mind were
wandering for the moment, and 1 recom
mended that she retire at once and sleep
off the ill effects of her overexertion.
She was very loath to take my advice
(or some reason or other, and when 1
had lighted my pipe and drown my arm
chair up to the table she came and knelt
beside me and took my hand in hers.
" 'John,' said she ah, how well 1 re
member her words, spoken in her
piquant, half reproachful way 'John,
you don't mean to send me away from
" 'Yea, my dear,' I replied, rather pet
ulantly. 'For your own sake 1 do. You
need sleep and rest. 1 am perfectly safe
here with uvy paper.'
"She rose and turned away, but had
taken only a few steps when she re
turned und took my hand again.
" "Yon want me to leave you, John?1
" 'YeB, yes, my dear; go to sleep and
get a night's rest; it will do you more
good than anything else under the sun.
Her caresses somehow made me feel
strangely cold and nervous, and 1 spoke
more harshly than 1 should have done had
1 stopped to think. She rose quickly and
passed into our bed chamber beyond, and
as the portieres closed behind her a feel
ing of unutterable loneliness overcame
me, my heart beat bard and (aat and 1
breathed with difficulty, It woe all ab
surdity, .of course, and when 1 had hesi-
J tated a bit and reasoned 1 quickly buried
myself in my paper and tried to forget
the occurrence, But every few mo
ments the same strange unrest oppressed
me, until I finally threw aside the paper,
and rising paced the floor, trying to drivs
off the feeling before I retired for the
night. Perhaps I had been pacing up
and down for an hour, or it may have
been but ten minutes it don't matter
how long it was when my attention wa
suddenly arrested by a singular move
ment of the portieres at our bedroom
doorway, and 1 stopped short, unable,
afraid to move an Inch. Slowly the
heavy draperies moved as though some
one was pushing them aside and passing
through; then they closed as qnietly as
they had opened.
"The unaccountable thing filled me
with terror, and I was about to spring
forward and tear the curtains down
when 1 was again transfixed by fear
The ponderous oaken door which led
from our apartments into the public
hall way swung slowly on its hingea, as
if some one were going out Then came
a faint sound, like a woman sighing
and the door closed and latched itself.
Nothing had been visible but the mov
ing of the curtains and the door, and
yet my soul waa tilled with a nameless
horror that I dared not dwell upon.
Rousing myself I leaped forward, and
tearing aside the portieres rushed to my
wife's bedside. There she lay, her eyes
closed and ber pale face faintly ilium
ined by the light that followed me
through the doorway. 1 seized her hand
and strove to awaken ber, but Bhe did
not move. In an agony of terror, I bent
my head and listened for the beating of
her heart. Then clasping the limp form
in my arms I pressed it to my bosom
and called aloud her name.
" 'Uladys, Gladys, my Gladys!"
'But there was no answer; she was
gone." George Percy Taggart in Jour
nalist. Meaning of "Snare"
"Snore," to breath hoarsely in sleep.
The word means more. Its root is in
the Teutonic "snar," which is the root
of "snar," to growl. It also means to
grumble. It iB an expression of disgust.
An intimate acquaintance with Yankee
idioms takes hold on the expression that
is put forward at an unsavory report
"Well, 1 snore!" which simply means
that the hearer iB disgusted and Bays be
growls or snarlB.
Another curious expression of that
peculiar people is "1 Bnum!" simply a
contraction of "I'm struck dumb." This
latter bos no connection with the subject
To snore, therefore, means much more
than to make discordant noises in sleep.
Gliusta In India.
The dread of ghosts, bo well known to
all uncivilized and seniiuncivilized coun
tries, is common in the aborigines of
India to an unusual degree; the same
may be said of their Aryan conquerors
and the lower classes of Mohammedans.
All Indian ghosts are supposed to be
mischievous, und some of them bitterly
malicious. The only means employed
to appease the rancor of these unlaid
spirit is to build shrines for them and
to make them offerings, such as a fowl,
a pig, and ou grand occasious a buffalo.
Any severe Uliwss, and more especially
any epidemic diw-iise. such as smallpoi
or oholera, is attributed to the malig
nancy of certain of these spirits, which
must be propitiated accordingly. St.
The Iti'HHou was Plain.
Dubois This is a strange case, Isn't
it? A wealthy man is found dead in his
room. There is no wound, no sign of
poison and not the slightest evidence of
disease anywhere about him. But there
he sat in his chair stone dead, one hand
still holding the paper that he bad beeu
reading. 1 tell you it is one of the most
Bilgors What did you say be was
Dubois One of the Sunday papers.
Bilgers Oh, well, that explains the
whole thing. It was a forty page editiou
probably, and when he looked at it his
heart failed. Boston Post,
Points About a Good Horse.
There are some points which are val
uable in horses of every description.
The head should be proportionately
large and well set on; the lower jaw
bones should be sufficiently far apart to
enable the head to form an angle with
the neck, which gives it free motion and
a graceful carriage and prevents it bear
ing too heavily on the hand. The eye
should be large, a little prominent, and
the eyelid fine and thin. The ear should
be small and erect and quick in motion.
The lopear indicates dullness and stub
bornness; when too far back there is a
disposition to mischief. Rider and
Cotus of Early Day.
The early Biblical references to pieces of
silver do not in the orignal uouvey the idea
of coins, but of weights, shekels. The
Mosaic "oblation to God" was a half
shekel, and the shekel 1b explained by Jo
sephus as equal to four Athenian drachma),
of a value of about 65J; aeuta in Ameri
can money. The first Jewish coinage un
der authority was, It is believed, struck by
Simon the Macoabee, about the year 140
B. 0. It consisted of shekels and half
shekels. This coinage bad its value slgni
fled upon ft, "Shekel Israel," in Samari
tan characters. The trade of money lend
ing at usury soon became a curse among
the Jews. It was forbidden lio be prauttued
"on thy brothers, who are poor,'' while It
was more or lew permitted Against a stran
ger. Brooklyn hiagle.
ABKKALD OP THE INFANT TEAR.
Clip the last thirty years or more from the
omitury, mid the segment will rei,renent the
terra of the unbounded popularity of Iloatet
Wi Stomach Bitters. The opening of the year
1K94 will foe signalized hy the appearance of a
iren rtimanae 01 ine jimers,in wmcn me uaen,
derivation and action of this world-famona
medicine will be lucidly set forth. Everybody
should read it. The calendar and astronomical
calculations to be found in this brochure are al
ways astonishingly accurate, and the statistics,
Illustrations, humor and other reading matter
ricn in interest ana run 01 prom, i ne Hostel
ler Company of Pittsburg, Pa., publish it them
selves. They employ more than sixty hundfl in
the mechanical work, and more than eleven
months in the year are consumed In its prepara
tion. It can be obtained, without coat, of all
druggists and country dealers, and is printed in
English, German, French, Welsh. Norwegian,
Swedish, Holland, Bohemian and Spanish,
There are men who go to a gymnasium for
exercise while their wives are sawing the wood.
A BOCSKHOLD KKMEDT.
Allcock's Porous Plasters are the only
reliable plasters ever produced. Fragrant,
clean, inexpensive and never failing, they
fully meet all the requirements of a house
hold remedy, and should always be kept
on hand. For the relief and oure of weak
back, weak muscles, lamenesB, stiff or en
larged joints, pains in the chest, Bmall of
the back and around the hips, strains,
stitches and all local pains, Allcock's Por
ous Plasters are unequaled.
Ask for Allcock's, and Jet no solicitation
or explanation induce you to accept a sub
stitute. Brakbeeth's Pills avert disease.
There is nothing like a sharp competition to
cat prices with.
OATABIta CANNOT BE CORED
With LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a hlonri
or constitutional disease, and in order to cure It
you must tase internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh
Cure Is taken Internally, and acts directly on
the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed
by one of the best physicians in this country
lor years, and is a regular prescription. It is
composed of the best tonics known, combined
wlih the best blood purifiers, acting directly on
the mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of
the two ingredients is what produces such won
derful results in curing catarrh. Bend for testi
monials, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO.,
Props., Toledo, 0.
Sold by druggists: price, 76 cents.
Table d'hote A matter of course.
HOITT-8 SCHOOL FOR BOYS
Mlllbrae, San Mateo county, Cal., prepares boys
for university or business. Graduates admitted
to the State and Stanford Universities without
examination. Next term begins January 2 1894.
Send for catalogue. Ira G. Hoitt, Ph.D.,MaBter.
Use Enameline Stove Polish; no dust, no smell.
Trt Gibhia fer breakfast.
EBLP IS WANTED
by the women who
are ailing aud suf
fering, or weak and
exhausted. And, to
every such woman.
help is guaranteed
by Doctor Pierce's
tion, i or young
girls just entering
men at the critical
"change of life"; women approaching
conflnemeut; nursing mothers ; and ev
ery woman who is " run-down " or over
worked, it is a medicine that builds up,
strengthens, and regulates, no matter
what the condition of the system.
It's an Invigorating, restorative tonic,
a soothing and bracing nervine, and the
only guaranteed remedy for " female
complaints" and weaknesses. In bearing-down
sensations, periodical pains,
ulceration, Inflammation, and every kin
dred ailment, if it ever fails to benefit or
cure, you have your money back
"What is August Flower for ?"
As easily answered as asked. It is
for Dyspepsia. It is a special rem
edy for the Stomach and Liver.
Nothing more than this. We believe
August Flower cures Dyspepsia.
We know it will. We have reasons
for knowing it. To-day it has an
honored place in every town and
country store, possesses one of the
largest manufacturing plants in the
country, and sells everywhere. The
reason is simple. It does one thing,
and does it right. It cures dyspepsia?
To Introduce oar Powder, wft have d
tenalud to dlatrlbate among tb cunatun
t ft number of OA8H PHIZES. To
the pflrsouorclab returning no the Urgent
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1894, we will give ft cash prise of 9100, ana
to the next largest, nuiueroun otiivr prlstm
I fftUKlag from $o to 75 IN CASU.
CWSSET4 DEYERS, PORTUm Q&
IininiT0R$onIn8TALWtJr, Best make.
iiillKn1'1westprirteB, Bend for catalogue.
SfUUUMw.O. MKACH, HI poll, Ual.
Is a Constitutional Dlseass
A Constitutional Remedy
Like Hood's BarsHjiarlllit, wliiuu, wnrkina
throuffh the blood, veruimieiitly rures Catarrh
by end (eating the Impurity whit-h cause
and promotes the dint ate, TiioumnndR o'
people testify to the ancci-ss of Hood's 8am
parilla at) a remedy for Catarrh when othei
preparations had failed, Hood's SarRapa
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Take Hood's 8arsar.arilla, ben,,.. L
HOOD'S PI LLS cure all Liver Ills, Bilious
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S1.00 per BotUeT
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BHH.OH B BELLADONNA FLABTBKJSO.
Have vou Catarrh? Thin remedviiiniaraiia
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arr or Tertianr
Syphilis permanently cured In 15 to85days. You
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and pay expense of coming, railroad fare and hotel
bills, if we fall to cure. If you have taken mer
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Sains, Mucous Patchesifn mouth, More Throat
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No medicine ever Introduced In this country
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This remedy has been used In the hospitals
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Send for pamphlet of testimonials from those
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