The Taylor County News. (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 26, Ed. 1 Friday, August 5, 1898 Page: 2 of 6
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... I they had b"ved. So the young engraver.
TBI?. TiYT.Iffl nniTNTY NKWS p' a eed on his hat in respectful
li iJlliJUll wu ..i .. """
JAXZS A. LO'.VRY. Fl J::VraLi Pr-pr.etor.
AI'ILENI". : : : TKXAS
p mm i T
Dnc day I wardered through a grove
Of aspens ail a-qulver.
Ar.d when the evening shadows fell
I reached the flowlrg river.
Alloa: atloat within a boat.
I sought while dews were falling'
To tlr.d a Son-losi boy for whom
1 heard strange voices calling:
".iT-r-r-omt. J r-r-r-omt Jtr-r-r-ome "
l from the Hlf r grasses:
'Vo-ite horn.- come home come home "
AaioriK t!:e w.dy jas?es;
"J. r-r-r-ome. Jr-r-r-oni. Jer-r-r-omc- "
. why do jou not rejly?
T'. fr.ps ar- oalilr.p Ht.'i we are searching.
I ud the Ftre-FIv!
Tl:.- shdow gaihrrtd thick and fast
Th- iti-jry stars re ;vvikllnK.
A.1 lr-z- from the woodsy I.I31
s-t l.ttle HV"im-cnnkUag:
I :: xtiil 1 heard the voice? call.
remembrance of his kind thoogh stern
benefactress sold the house bought a
ticket to Havre and New York drew a
dren inspiration and whispering to on
himself: "Aliens:" started forth with
no very well-defined plans into the
Jules' life and training had made him
shy and timid. Longing for adventures
ofthe most romantic type he lacked
the courage even to make acquaint-
ances. A week he spent wandering
about New York alone gazing on the
rushing throngs and into the windows
of the shops sore troubled to know bow
licenian pacing his beat scowled sus.
piciously at the foreigner lingering be-
fore the fashionable shop. Jules heaved
a sigh and pinched his arm again and
as be did so the glitter of a diamond
the little finger of his right hand
caught his eye. Then it was real: it
must be real for never had he owned
or worn a ring before. Passionately
kissing his hand to the motionless fig-
ure in the window and muttering in-
coherent words of love he turned at
the officer's gruff command to move
on and wandered unsteadily toward hii
When Jules Lemaitre awoke late the
next morning he found himself pos-
A HEATO DECREASE.
Ills; I'alllnif Olt In the Trouactloi
luc lit France Due to
best to begin his search for Her. And ' sesed of both an aching head and an
then on bustling Twenty-third street j insatiable thirst. One by one tLe events
beyond a crowd of&hoppers he caught i of the night came back to him; the
one day a glimpse of a slight form that ' baehelor'dinner; the stories which his
made his heart leap up into his throat j friends had told; the many toasts the
There was the slender fiyph-like fig- drank among them his own to e
The production of wine in Franca
showed a material decrease last year.
The average yield was 10 gallons per
acre which is about one-third less than
in lOG. The total yield was about equal
to the average for the ten years previous
. -.-rii- ... 1lo tlmm tli irrr'nrt nt
iti Miiifl.ni.i.TlnnrlM 1 i.rvu. nui ir.-a .. mi. r....... -
I 1 IK mivtuvii " viit vtilU Aa---- .--o-- i r . -
said in htd speech at the recent annual t that year. The decreae in the wine
meeting of that organization: "The sue- I acreage is attributable almost entirety
cess of our business la dependent largely . uhvlloxera. which has undoubtedly
nnnn thn rr.ntlnn nt nrmnllto for drink. I " ' . .
:r y.nyini "Tr riw -ffisn yv
' ."r -.
THE DEVIL'S BUSINESS.
ure: ine ncavy raven iress; aruueu
evebrows; sof: rich complexion; dim-
Annette! a realization of what had
pletl cheeks rnd ro.bud jr.ou'.h of ! happened ilahcd over him; lit trem
i.itut) loui an 3 d-j-r.
. ' we-dy i-aois Inflow
. . . m tied itlir.epcr:
j. r-r-r-oui. Jer-r-rowe-::.-
i-jy dlay ?
: rn home rut hon "
iti fast aay:
. J. r-r-r-tn
. . ar.k.
-I at calhr.p-
i .1 .. n ; ra?-3- d '-U i-lliarlrvT'.
& - .. 'i 'it .!. s-uainrt'r nghts.
X it..:t.t ::r
t h r :n frK. arl ui- lrr
If Jcioirf ill t- ; Sort v-j !
-II. nry IUi1 y ioir. .i. Sjrjngf.'M Ma'? )
which so often lie had d reamed in
trembling haste he crossed the street;
pushed through the crowd to where she
stood alasl it was a dummy in the
window of a dressmaker's shop!
Kwn was his disappointment snd
bied ai.d closed his eyes lest Le migm
.ake and find it all a dream. Then
suddenly came to him a remembrance
of the ring and yet he dared not look
to see if it rtally were there. Slowly
with his left hat.'d he clasped his right;
yet a thrill of triumph stirred his little ! i0wlv fel: downward downward to-
THE STORY OF
lt JOtW W. CAK'V. JR.
VI11 tu:t I uU U-'A the sturj in
tin- ur.h .f .1 Lfiiiuittf ):iiUM-f.
...... . r. vrr tur rigars Siiid
: ! .- i i'ilti- abi d'hote
. . !. i r'-'l. with HiicU p-s-.
: a -j.aik!- iu Iis bripht.
k ..-tt.'tl it to m. .Bui
wiiulat 1m larij to
:.: .:- ijllUtllUd "Ull
..'i.i I h j'-.tcln 'i
..4 previa td
heart for outwardlv in face and form
at lru-t it ai no other than Iiis true
j Ideal. Knraptund he stood there.
Igazitig upou the waen face until r
porter jiulled the iron prating down
aud the shop girls with jokes and
laucher droe him from hi; pot. AH
xf.phl he dreamed of her; his ideal his
"AoxiMte;" and whea the morning
cn) it found him there again.
Circumstances thus far had governeil
Jule.- career: they did so now. A fel-
low countryniJii met him ly chance
found him employment in an engrav-
er's shup. and forthwith he fettled
down his s'op companions for his only
friends and a constant devotion to hi
divinity of the plate glass window for
his end in life.
Late In the evening Jules Lemaitre
ij.pr.a-hed Mine. Montebello'rf shop
again to bid his fair one "bonne nuit."
. . . i.i.l tif.i-ii !..? .luies had dined
i j well at 'he "diner de parcon; hi tje
' wa under one ear his high hat tipped
Q r-kles.lv back and his po-w far from
. -. -
vea'y r- he stopped beneath the great
white plobe fizzing and spluttering
alue the window of the shop. The
variations in the intensity of the elec-
tric torrent caused furious shadows to
flit about the smiling face attd X t-
;ni;..red Jul' s it lookoJ more lovely and
lifeUJve than ever before.
"Ah. ma chcrie!" he exclaimed. fr-
C 'ttii g the little Kiigl5sh that he knew
and .!ripp:tig wholly into French "if
t ! .. ui ' iteak to me to tell tne
. i. i .:
Men who drink liquor like others will coi ire rrenrai llWi..c .. ....-
die. and if there Is no new-appetite created more than the war indemnity paid to
our counters will be empty us will be our jrussja tu is9G 4.31.0;0 acres were
colters. The open Held for the creation of " . . . . rwU -. ft
this appetite I among the boys. After men planted w i.ieh leli.ed l.tH)4..3-t-0 gal-
have crown and their habits are formed. Ion? and last year the acreage was 4.-
they rarely ever change la this regard. It o.o ;. which produced onlv 77.701.145
will be needed therefore that missionary IuJIS which w:ls an enormous !o?s o!
the suircestlon. Kentlmen. that nickels ex- ' 27G.fiO.lu ga.lous. wi.li om
penned in treats to the boys now will re- 0f ioo.OOO acres. The district known as
turn in dollars to your tills after the appe- rv.arcIte vieltied 7000.1)00 gallons last
tile has been formed. Above all things. ' -U1V
TRAINING THE GRAPES.
The Haloa HorlaotI Srtem Dt
crlbed Had ExBlalme By
Prof. E. G. Loaei
ward his little linger ami men ue ut-
tered a wild vry and sat upright for
there sparkling- in the sunlight which
fell across thebed. he felt and saw
With trembling hands the little
Kr.Twlnti:in made a hasty toilet and
hurried out into the bustling city to the j
Tweim -third street shop. Yes there
she stJotl in her accustomed place. Her j
smile was just a- sweet as from be- .
neath her long dark lashes she looked
down on Jules but not by so much as a !
quher of an e; eiid did he show a sign
of life. With brain whirling in cotifu- '
sion and dis-tress the little lrenehmnn
lK'took himself to the restaurant whith-
er he had taken her a few short hours
before; but no one recognized him
there nor understood the timid ques-
tions that he asked. llca -hearted
he retreated to a small cafe and sat
before a table gazing oblivious of time
ujmhi the diamond ring hi? breakfast
untasted and the "Courier des LVtata
L'nis" unread before hiin.
create appetite j .'
Invito the boys to take a drink.
Mix iolon with their brains:
Knsnare their princely power to think.
In rum's debauching chain.
What though a mother's heart sSiall hrt-uk. J
And earth be ilHed with gloom.
Since these are things that help to make
The devil's husiiu-ss boom.
Oh. w ho shall heed a sister's tears
nr hvar th moan of wif
Or count th- lil-arod and bla-tid yeure
Tliat biot the drunkard's- life?
vear. airair.st Ji)0.iKH).Oio before the in
This typical form of horizontal grp
training may be found in a number of
vineyards situated near the Hudson
river. The stem of the viae is about
Ai inches high. From its upper part a
rune is carried to the top of the .trellis
tnd then it is bent toward one side and
ivn decrease. lied to the top wire of the trellis. It
is made long in order that the piam
iiiav be supplied with a proper num-
ber of buds. The trellis carries only
two wires the lowest being about two
and one-half feet from the ground the
Mad Him HWfthy an
mi wa fa-Ma Ttr dal mi
toe at afgat.7 Jdxmc I hU t-heatiN
kotUe. of Hod 8xp-fiI
Mke Bijtelf n4 w too -lthy
Strong. Hood' Bnxapiu I. -
Wood and dW M udi foo.' Sol M.
Pals HamBJO-d Minn. f
Xa Aaierlca'a Greatest Medicla. W; alxfrfi-
Mood's P1H ecre Indigestion DIUousi
Jules Lemaitre is a stout well
prooml contented-looking bacheloi
of 4n now. from whose appearance one
would ntver dream of such a romance
In his life. For mary years he cherished
it deep in his -inmost hear; and then
to iu. his dearcs-t friend upon the
eve of his return :o France he first con-
"None." he answered ith a shrug
of his. shotiMcrs. when I asked if Ik
i kiK-w at least the depth of had any ilnory in explanation of the
tl . "Vo ra"
.yj r-Li 1 .'i bii ft
- ' t7 Wiy initf.
'II v -
i . i!
: v. I
1 d w
. : i U iK'fre the
. of T. fsi-l.i 2.:.''i
. slight iy. ra'jedi hi-
.! i-iik hat to snu
.'.. .. !...... i'l il lir-r
v l.i tun it re w:
'.. I..rh I !I.I'''1 I ! '
r v l.i! g tile lit act i
. ladjlove lie had i:o
th- s. ret of hi.- little j
the hiirryitg A.m-r-j
t I lii in t-u vti'..-'. as
e At i.-lte." he liitir- j
frw. r: with tl !i ir
I J- c. d hat.! ii:'m- -
n.. " imi ha.e ec s-.:r h '
'hariiiaut -bun lnc
!.iu. ou!d 7at I could ;
1- to 7- oj i a ct puis a j
'l.fin! Ilelas instead!
p.i.- i"U that 1 feel for yon!
Was it a shadow more deep than
c : i!? Jules was sure: he saw the rosy
i ' . trsiiililu' ihi Wiiiir lifnt-lr InOies
. ........... ... .... .
I tvt r. Y -! si w! l.er riirht hand was
it ' r.
strajigo affair; 'I liac z? ring you
see. rut. even had I ii not. I would be-
lieve she have come to life and dine wh
iitf. Nevair shall I forget zat night
mow tiiett! neair!"
"Ileht-. one short ear afiair ?
1 What thoiiKh a t hlldlsh heart must aeh.
And .-ha:n- a soul i-unvnw.
Bince tlie.e hiv thltis whh h help to make
The d-H' husintsa oon?
Y-. ak the 1kvs to drink for when
Th-y learn lo iran the cup.
Thouch they atttain the strength f men.
They h.ill not j:Iv it up.
And dri: them mi they may not wake
To ihe tl- ir :i:ia dHm.
Tor lii-ll. i'julf. was pl.mn I to mak
Tlie dwil' bjs'nsM '.oin
Ni.on Waterman in I.. A. W. liulk-Un.
. i it r .
cursions ot the pnyiioxera. . ousui
i. ....r-t r'i-te fmni fifirix hrt' tile
i.vifc i'. .... . ...--.. .-- . r . . A.
vines seem to have escaped the ravages top one about three feet aoe tnt uni.
of this dreaded visitation that "at These wires are not designed to bear
.oah. Oihelloj Ilerbmon: and other directly the weight of the vines but
American incs upon which French slats are fastened to them and these
vines are grafted are growing in bun- J s!ats support much of the weight ofthe
dreds of viue art's ar.d producing j fruit and foliage. One slat n lath ts
rapc from which excellent wines are placed on each side of the vine and
mae. The ptoduct of some of the-e ; ubout a foot from it. The lath is
ints areiiiixenl with grapes fn.iit ines ! stapled so that only a few inches pro-
inu -.ears or more old. with satisfactory jtvt below the lower vine while about
re-ults. Considerable wine i.-produced foot extends above the upper. As
:: . -.x... ti. t..r;v..i n.. i.mii it... Umnu in earlv summer become
l.Ultl ill'ill lH- .Mil. IH...I. ...... I ..w.- . . 1 1
ht.iwi. a- American wine. The ir.llu- long enough to allow ot their being
' ei.ee of the soil and climate is said to ' lied to these upright slats they are
. I.ac caused the product of the trans- so fa.-tened as to be held hi practically
' p anted tine to compare favorably with a horizontal position. Frequently two
1 the i.atie. It is calculated that theim- mare slats are used one being placed
Iport-d tine after n nattiraliyatic!' often ! utatit 1- inches from each of those at
.:ir- will with the aid of ra flint: hirst put on: eventually the shoots are
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aUo tied to these; such upright pieces
should be considered as forming an
integral part of the trellis. They are
lirmly stapled to the wire ar.d remain
there until they decay or become
.Modifications of this system are
found both in American and Kuropean
vineyards. In the Hudson river val-
ley the vertical slats arc sometimes
absent but two or three extra wirei
on the trellis answer the same pur-
jM.se. As the shoots from the upright
care develop they cling to the wires
without the aid of summer tying or
Jeweler That' the seventh engagemet
rine I've sold vou this week. .
dUoraer-Ves; our regiment goes aouih
Best Sunday and 1 ant to be u of a wife
when my two years are up. Jeweier-
nALJC F.VRE. ;.
; :c!d a ijuallt y of wine equal to the be.-:
' in the localiilv to which it ha- been
but the costliest wines
m .. -- ....-....
come trom vine inai unie inwi n i-ri
turv to a eer.turv ar.d a half or more."
THE MORPHINE HABIT.
Ide-prend In tic pin any
nod the l nlled
la a work on the morphine habit.
!a:lv publi-thed in I'ari-. much inter-
istiuV inforniatioii :- given eoiieerning
W-hlnstB. D. C Hd netr.
On Juiv 3d to 6th. tickets will be sold front
all points to'Washiugton D. C. and return
via the Chesapeake aud Ohio Ky at one fare
plus ShOO. on account of the. meeting ot the
National Kducational Asa'n. Tickets will
be good until July 15 returning and may b
extended to August 31st. This i the oest
opportunity you will have to visit the fa-
mous Mountain and be.t shore rescrts of the
East also Old Point Comfort and Hampton
Roads the rendezvous ot the Jsorth Atlan.
tic Squadron. ' . .
For particulars and sleeping car reserva-
tions applv to V. L. Tmitt. Nor. at.
Pss'r Agent 'J31 dark bt. Chicago 111.
The Geavlac Thlr.
Sturgis had been visiting without anj
ether member of the family. The evenmf
after his return his nine sister bskcu oiu
if he had said his prayers every night. .No
not once." renlied Sturcis: "1 had a really
truly vacation." Judge.
Trr Allea' Foot-Eaie
A powder to be shaken into the shoes. At
this season vour feet feel swollen nervoui
and hot and get tired easily. If you havi
marting feet or tifiht shoes try Allen I
Foot-Ease. It cools the feet and makes walk-
ing east. Cures swollen and sweating feet
blisters" and callousspots. Relic vescornsand
bunions of all painandgivesrestandcomfort.
Try it hi-doj. bold oy miuroggiisuu-iw
stores for3c. Trial package REE. Ad-
dress Alien S. Olmsted LeRov-.A. 1.
Jnat Like a Man.
"Our nation" the orator rehearsed before
the mirror "went forth with bread in one
hand and the sword in the other" "Isn t
that just like a man?" his wife interrupted
him to ak; "a woman would have taken a
bread knife.'" Indianapolis Journal.
ANe Frais ct Henri
t r Vie garcoii. Adieu.
:.! ; later apres le fliucr 1
. !i..J .! lMr.ne unit." and.
. i- hat :-in. iviili a ilourish of
. '. ' -j -t'-k. the littie hpH'X llg-
m i! v th th- rushing crowd
W v L' V.I
i .- t' -hop girls from Mine.
' -.'s. I'-'i-ian c-tablisl iuent
- d tl i. -Hi! an aieruire in the-t
'Trir. ". I Uli tin tortcr al-
1 1 ii r
' h. i..n ;l
i ! -car.i '
I. fll.I '
I. a .-.
i'dwu lefire the irld-
!urel for a noiment
. r on the sulewalk.
in the crowd. Two
broad brown wii.-
i iitical!v a tt-WPvea-.
d ou one of the 1m-
' t for a;e Kal" -aid
. . "see them rldieu-
1 1 i
t'b 'cross her .-jlioul-
I U! I
" aii&wered the 6lher
m i:nported gowns do j
:.N '' -linear
& y C.- csf '" -i.
THE PIPE FACE.
tin- I (instant Molding of
Mem In .tltiiilh neforint
the ln ie.
Ii descrilwd lv the
Many People Cnunot Drla
fr. . Tlr.Jii- T fiiioils their sleen. You
morphinism aul morphinon.anla. som at lm5t but very little of this work is I can drink Graiu-O when you please andalcep
ot which willilw new- lo American read- olw.. The shoots in consequence do j tike a top. For OramO dees uot stimulate;
r. .t:sstdhatUrmay.Franeli0l .Wlimc a perfcctIy horizontal itnour.
.. k. .. w a . ii iu ra itrt iii--i .t ... i.k. - ...
aim tne i uiio .-.-mi i ........... . position om tney asceno ai an .uii.
in which tint vice is most wliSt.-pread. tf jjiut 4.- degrees. The bearing
but that it has its victims in I!u-U. - or5j0 0f the vine is renewed each
. ...... .
Sweden and lurkiy ami mat evrn in ..ar j St.Vt.rai of the large vme-
e.ist moruhine as .1 nar jr? 0f ht. Midnc. near llordeaux
eot'e i said to be -iippl.m'irg op.u:.
Statistics ar4 Furnishet! of 1 ea.es
collected front nil parts of tibe work!
ft.Vi men and 3 women. Ihese statu- j
tics -how that of the male morphinist!
the medical profession supplied th; I
large.-t number hi per cent. Men o!
leisure come net. vviih 15 jer cent.; '
hu tit.rchatits. ci"bt ner cent.; whili 1
Frutce a system is found that is sim-
ilar in many respects to the Hudson
system. The one essential difference is
that the upright cane is there per-
manent and it forms a vertical arm'
or cordon which is spurred from each
side the .-purs being kept as short as
The shoots which annually j-row
pea-ants clejrgyiueii and politicians o- t ro :u.se &purs are fastened hori-
"The Dine face"
Medical Hecord. It is declared that the 'P.v the Iow.csi posmon u:e .s utnlnlly lo thc wires of the trellis the
e.Hil:it haolt of sin klni: pipes ha a "" !n "" "c "'y31 number of wires varying trom tour to ;
.H-n-epiibV HTec: noon the face. The ' '' "' :jP'r' t!:e Mnn.e-. -.3 Jh-i sK. p . as the vij?or of thc plants
i.ie-.ire of the Iip-'.o ho'.d thc pipe in ': f": "'1 M-x w.' !" " a n.av n quire; the di-tance between the
M.-ith incvaM.- the curvature of the " l-'f ! n 'rmniiv u.ere wire is. ?rotn rJ to 15 inchcs. Thii svs.
!i- around the stem and the muse:. - cn.ire vi:age u.n-e :n tabi.an.i ( u.ni ift t.Mivaleut to a vertical cordon ;
....... ... .i t.. ...1 :iri- all HddidTc' SO lac use O! the drug . ..w;.i :v .r.nillwiv ii...d rm vvn'lq
heeoiiie more r g.u nvrt; .nan 111 o.aei . -- 1 -s ..... . ... -'."--'-- .- - -
.. .. . .. ...;.. ..;... lui: the ifeiieral 1 .ite. ill u me mo.- 1 ....;?. iri-.Mlinncc it lm:iln
jj---. .--- .-- ... V. ... V . .v..(..r. .wv. .......
pari-. 1 ntis ti:e :ijs ai 11 certain joi
iw-ome stronger ami the pine is un-con-ciously
hcid in the same habitual
po-i'.ioii. After long continuation of
the habit small circular wrinkles form
p.ir.iiltl with ;he curvature of the !:ps
around Phe stem. The.-e are cros-ed by
i liner i.ne- cau.-ed v ine pre-nre o.
the Ii- to retain the pipe in position.
In the case of old men who have
smoked a pipe for years the effect UHn
the lips is very marked not only niter-
form of we !ip. lu: of the en
I III- HJC I Willi III WflV .1-. t . t
-hie (if the face can- is- j;t. . .a-- - i--M' ......
.! . ... . ..--.' -. -fc
plnne 11.10.: :- more r.vn.Mr. i.i
ti.-c.i in Pari- than in a 11 other vityi;
contradicted. Morphinomanla is said
torn-cur wit!) the.'ii.ttest freqiiencv be-
iwi m the age- of and S.
The direct a-tlon that morphine ex
er. on the ojrgan- of generation in both
see-. protlu-ing imKtence in the mal
and amenorirhea in the female is toj
well aitc-ltji to need argtinient.
The prosrijosls of morphinouiania is
-aed to-lie favorable although re
been termed an "upright stock with
uiteritf -purs." the description of the
-v.-te 11 being fairly well included in the
WAGON PLANT STAND.
Jn-t Ihe Thlni: fp OnrdeiicPH l-Zn-
Killed Peddling l'lnntM I'lovvern
nnd Knrly VeKCtnlile.
wrinkles that are the result of age to
i deepen and. instead of following the
! natural course of facia! wrinkles to
change tJieir course so a 10 radiate
from tna; part of the mouth where the
pipe is habitually carried. Further-
more one or both lips often protrude
just like the lips of people who used
to suck their thumb'- when children.
The effect of pipe smoking upon Lie
teeth and lower jaws are even more ap-
:'. 1 l"l
i 1 1.01:4.
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:: T 11
I i r t
i.' 'u -
c don't get it nohow.
:.cL:i. ess. the dujtuny is
. Hli:ess know sj J.tiok
l.:r au" them black
i. .it ilN little babv
.v : her bust an' waist" J
i -t -I'd like to see you
i. at jrmw.. suan sue
t'i.Mive at the rotund
:i an ion. And itmul a
. 'hey turned st way.
' i. dutMnty in her new
a- ' miin ly as. x
..-. slse had At r the
! i r trim little French
I wo vear- b f.-re Julrs Lemxitre hd
with hitti &
! Ii .1
. .i thorough duration
v v imagiti.tlK 11 and a
1 !! t to t:
L" ' v ' 1 - ti
1 : i !-. h
-1 . -'.l)Ie Ft- h heart. n oidian.
! t up in ;i suburb of I'aris by an
.i : t. who h: 1 giten him hi- educa-
. ;id in return bad ir-istel tijKm
1 iii .-t ci.-tant atttttdance aiwl -
v .t or. be had no ronparior "f his
own ge- e--ptirp tlios- in the ic-
liphtfiil books of roniat:ce which he
bourhl while on his way t ami fro;n
the rolyiceiioic. arl "-vii red with
glowing imaginat ion in l:is snall chani-
Ikt eacii night nftc his aunt had rc-
liivd. 14asd on :he highly colored drperip-
tinns of the heroines of the-e lalee-. he
had created for himself an ideal a
ort ff etjinjMsite hernire. as it. were;
nnd o himslf in his impulsive French
way. had .-worn a sdemi. oa h That h-?
would search ."the world over until t-ome
nay he shott'ld meet with her asd win
her for his ow n.
Small opportunity there was in the
Mcluded life he ied for him 10 meet
with any jrirl: but one d.iv. before he
had quite reached his eighteenth year. smile it had worn tlnce first he saw it
bis aunt died leaving him along with I lhei"c.
her blessing the small house iu which A distant clock struck three. A do-
stepped down from the wii.dow plat-
frm and throwing :1h.uI her shoulders
a black lace scarf pa-act through the
g!a- as though it were a mist ar.d laid
her hand upou J u It- arm.
"How. ttioii ami." lisped a -weet vtdce
in the Parisian accent Jules so loved to
har. "ur you i.ot irlad t Lave me
eotiie? For two long vear?. morning1
ai.d night. 1 have smiled down at you
and murmured words of love. To-nigh:
then 1 am free free for a few short
hours of happinc-s with jeu. And did
vou 1 it sptak of a -petit toupcr my
h:iiY a time had the little Fr l.ch-
man prayed thai the tigure of hi- lovt
might come to life aiid speai: to him.
am. now in the realization of r?is wi-h.
he was so astoiindtd aud confuted that
he krevv not whither he was a.-vake or
dreamed. Furtively he pii.el.ed him-
self: the pinch was real and ua! the
gentle touch upon his arm. Overcom-
ing with nn effort his timidity and
summoning all bis -courage he gsllar.t-
W responded and j led his charmr to
the iK-st French restaurant he knew.
The next few hours were to him ar.
ei tatic cream. In the interval.- of
pa-sioi.ate address and sweet respre.
he tl I mly realised that between him ai.d
his loved one there lay a sumptt.ous
repast; that nimble waiters flew about
to do his bidding and champagne etrk-
popped merrily--theu all too soon he
stood once more before the plate glas-
wimlow in the deserted street ar.d his
Ant.ette was whispering in fcis ea.- a
soft good niffht.
"llonne nuit. mon Jubs adieu and
hat thou n-ayst forget :.e not :hi-
piedge I give to :hec." and speaking
thus she slipped upon the little finger
of his ungloved hand n glistening ring.
Tlicr.. passing through the glass she
threw from off her shoulders the light
lace scarf her arms fell easily to her
sides a quiver shook the slender form
and slowly it sank back to its accus-
"Ar.rette. Annette."' cried Jules nnd
stretched his arms impulsively to drnvv
her back to him! liis hands struck vio-
lentlv against the cold hard glass and
through it. beyond his reach the waxen
nee smiled down at him the sweet sad
modiste".-: shop whs burned. My An-
nette has. perl.-h in zc lire."
1 pu.led over the enigma for a week
hnd the more 1 thought about it the
more inexplicable did it appear. I had
no doubt that at the little stag dinner
my frlvnd had drunk sufficient wine to
render him entirely incapable of re-
membering what happened afterwards;
he may have visited the Twenty-third
street shop or may have gone straight
liotne in either case everything con-
nected with the coming to life of the
French dummy must have been simply
a dream. I'm his josse-si'n of the
ring a beautiful liawles- gem too valu
able by far to 1h- the subject of a joke
remained still unexplained.
I was alMitit to give thc matter up
when 1 ln'thought me of looking
through the newspapers of that dnte.
And in a cop.- of thc Herald of the
day immediately succeeding the bach-
e'or dinner. I came at last upon the
The Mute of lto-t. of Unlet mid Still.
110J.H of sleep tlie
In spring money is made in many section.-
of the country by peddling plants
flowers and earlv vegetables. A style
Kim iast.es iim: .iic m-3. vu. .... .. . ...-
persons vounj; people and children Graiivu
is the perfect demk. Made from pure
trains. Grt a package from your grocer to-
day. Try it m place of coffee. 13 and 25c.
Good adv'cc has Wen offered for hundreds
of vears b it none of it is as ood as the old
rule to keep your mouth shut. Atchison
Receipt-(cut it out. To make 50 cent-'
worth of the finest liquid washing blue lo
one quart cf water boiled live minutes add a
five-cent stick of Lace Indigo and allow it to
dissolve; it is then ready for use and will
keep anv length of time. If your grocer vill
not get "Lace Indigo for you send f cents for
return postage to Diamond McDonnell
Co. Philadelphia they will send it to you.
A boy arrives at the age when he takes his
hat oil at tlie- door a iwitur ii'.y as he take
the measles. Washington' (la.) Democrat.
Do You Know the Virtues
Of the waters and climate of Eureka
Springs Ark.? "Do you want to know'; We
have a booklet on the -u'ject vhieh is yours
for the asking; it is fiee. Addrc-rf It. L.
Winchcll General is.enger Agent 1-nsco
Line fc't. Loins.
The young woman who poshes a million
certainly has a good figure. Chicago Daily
Tl. 1 J -.-1?1. ..n.. 4... !...r.. 1..... tYI1!fK
1 it VVOUlU aSlUIll-II tllll OJ RHW ll IUUVU
the death rate of Teething Lii'Uhen has
' decreased in ail the lame idles suite Dr.
I Mojjctti T1.1.TUIXV (Tcithti.u I 'vicUm) havo
I been used". Tei.i mx.v Aids lhs..st ion Kegu-
l.ites the Bowels makes teething easy and
' hould be given by ad mothers.
! A man never tells about anybody who fbl-
that j in common u-e in Massachusetts lowed his advice and failed. Washington
Is a diuble-decked wagon made as illus- (la.) Democrat.
tratcc. Any ordinary exprt"-s or busi-
Thc best jiossible thing a man can dt
when he fe-ls too weak to carry any
thin" through is to go to bed and sleep
parent than in the cast- of the !ip.e
lis long as he can.
This is the only recii- '
iteration of brain force; becau-e during
..i . t . 1. i : ..-! . . . . . . . ?.
any man who nas muokcu a pipe t-t.p t
any considerable length of time vvii' .11
take the trouble to cMimine his own
teeth he will find that nt the point
where he usually holds the stem be
tween his teeth the latter have become
RIGHT TO THE POINT.
The brewi r's horse is kept fat by food
.aken from the poor man's child.
The clergy of Aurora III. are heading
a determined effort to secure the pas-
sage of an ordinance forbidding winf-
rooiiis in saloons.
The temjH-rar.ce committee of the
Trinity- Methodist Kpiscopnl church a;
Merchantville. X. J. has begun an agi-
tation to substitute water fr wine in
l he Lord's Supper.
The New York department stores
that are selling liquor at a low price in
the inien-t of the iioor so that thiy
imple ep!at.a:ion. in the form o-this j c:u. have more of it. are practicing the '
he brain is in a -late of rest in u
1 :..... .
ion to receive nun iippi-pium ;
r --..' . . r... . I. .. I.I r.. f I
particles 01 nuiriiueni nwu me muu..
gy rMs -r-i--v--j 7
Piso's Cure for Consumption lias saved ni8
many a doctor's bill. S. F. Hardy. Hop-
kins Place Baltimore Md. Dec. 2 "91.
WAGON FLOWER TRUCK.
nes- wagon may he used but a wagon
oi'i 1 1 nrtu win inni: 111 i..nv.T 115 in
solid particle- as every turn of the : 15 hlcht.s alove the boiv of tie wa!?on.
wheel or -crew of the steamer is tne re- Th Ialform eifS shoud fit Jnside'the
-ult of conumption by lire of the fue j 1m (v f . Ahove the aN
in thefuniace. The supply of consumed ; : . .. . .
11 .. 1 " x....... ....... .. ........-- ....
Kfprv f.iller e lookin' for s'oft fiiian and
efery soft snap set in to be dodgm lak deck-
' ens. Denvet Tunts-Sun.
To Cure n Cold In One flny
Take Itzativc Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggist refund money if it fails to cure. 25c.
Whnt a terrible tine people do have try-
ing to have a good tune! Atchison Globe.
which take' the place of those ivhicll wi jrjM Js referable. Mal-e
have been consumed by previou labor .ltforni .' fasU.n four e st.cUn
since the very act of thinking burns nr. patf()rm win Man(1 at K.ast 2
brain stibststnee can only be had from j
-trong wire stretched around. Some
the nutritive pailicNs in the blood
which were obtained from the food
. . j ur. OIIIIIU IHllUI-i -IHII .1.-3
eaten prevWly: and the brain is so Mlinll 00(11;!?.l.abbaf:t..tonia
constitutt-t! that it can le-st receive and I v(l III1Ier thl. atfo
appropriattj to itscil tnoe nuiriuvu
p.irticles during the state of rest of
quiet. aiid stillness of -hep. Mere
-timulants supply nothing in them-
!. .l 1 1. .. I . & -k f itrtik it t n
-elves: tney gtni isn- 11.1111. "" u m
a greater consumption of its -ubstance
until it i- so exhausted that there is not
jR.wer enough left to recive a supply
- Medical Journal.
preter to nail boards rather than use
T - Ctttfill ttlMnf r i l i irlf (
tV t i It U1IIUII . - t .-- IM'IVI.lf
iincketl under the piatlorm. wnue
lb we ring plants in the pots set in flat
or trays can be packed on the platform.
A- the driver calls out the good farm-
er w"fe the temptation to buy from the
ma-s of beautiful spring bloomers if
hard to resist. Albert Ui.-ing. in Farrj
Ilnll'n Catnrrli Cure
la taken Internally. Price 7Jc.
Boarding house vegetables all taste ."Uke
of water and salt. Atchison Globe.
Lost Yesterday on Twenty-third street
lietween ri.th avenue and .Madison square
a valuable diamond rlmr Finder will be
liberally rewarded on rt turning It to .
There are J000
that kills. Iowa Common-!
iet r.sed liquor
llrcr tllil It.
George Havard. of Montreal is 11 jtart
' ricidc and io.Tiipies a murderer's cell.
A short time ago he and a companion
.... ... i ;.i. .1.
went out issuing ano iook vviih mem
tt'...t tA l.ic
1 iiiiien niiuii' .in" "vwiki .. . ...
The name wa that of a well-known nimurous in the M. .lame- division 01 f .!.. hni-e. and. when ihf latter re
houses in Kngland and Wales including R ian;j;v lf i..r. Thev r
off-licensts. Public hou-e-are the most : jM.h in;oi-u:.l. George
MH-ietv leader of the time whose home 1 London. In London licences are grant-
llnlry nnd (Jem-rnl l-'nrntlni.
It now looks a- if there would be a
change in many of the 'er sections
of thc country from strict 'airyingto
e :iKre general line of farming partic-
ularly in regard to raising stock. Th
price of milk per hundred going down
i to 50 cents has had a depressing ef-
fee on mnnv of the dairymen who
m upper Fifth avenue now is pointed id to married women in all the divisions
ut as one of the show places of the
I have not told her of the little
Frenchman who. one night so long
nta. picked up her ring from the side-
walk beneath thc window of the mo-di-le's
shop and clipped it on his finger
.!1 unconscious of what he did; nor
have I wrecked the lit Go romnnce
which Jules Lemaitre for 20 years has
treasured in his heart. Why should I
The Jnduc Hnd OuRlit to ICnowr.
After a dinner of legaJ dignknries s
barrister remarked to a judge: "I havt
made a comfortable fortune at the bar
and I now think of retiring and de-
voting the remainder of ray years tc
the study of these things that I hare
neglected. What would you adfise me
;o begin on?"' "Law" promptly replied
his lordship. London Telegraph.
l'oitulntlon of Kgrj-pt.
The population of Egypt has increased
by nearly 30O0.0G0 or 43 per cent. dur-
ing the last 15 year.
h turned upo
e.ccpi tvnuosworin. .him
"What would the great nation of the (f
earth do." a-ks a liquor paper "were it J.ntw rusbiag to the river cast him-c!i
i.ot for the revenue they derive from ' -n u-;th ;he intention of commit tint;
the liquor trnilic?" "dive me a sober I .5.. but was re-cied by tho-c who
nation." said Gladstone "aid I will f0j0vved him. He was nearly crazed
take care of the revenue." .Ann surely . jtn jrief. and attributes all the evil to
America will not say "can't." when .je beer. Thc Templar.
Kngland savs "can." L'r. ion Signal. ' --
..... . . I.oeiil Option In Coiini-ctleut.
Will:. Waldorf Astor. in rep.y to '. .;. ;h stnIkU. nUmV
the question: Ion- may a poor man of
make a fortune?" says. 111 tne -New ork . iV.it. wtti. .I.
Bum and tobacco he should or "u ""' .-- """'" .
1 wih him tor his conduct j hae ' "" their farming operations
n hi-fat her and murdered I -". lJ '; u" ; unes an
When he realized the enormity improvement in the price of butter
ei'-d with remorse prevails iiunng tne uiisn'koi me season
:his year K wui not be possible for
creamery men to exceed 50 cents nnd
imar.y of them not that much. In this
way tiie .-upply of butter in the mar-
ke: UKiy oe reouceu 10 siicn an extent
that v.e may look for a beter range
of price-. Klgin Dairy Beport.
. " t.A suit that ot ins towns in tne state. -
entirely avoul. o man can make .. icellSf... :ind s ..iwnse..- In.
money unless his brain is m' . t.!ude(15n the latter are all the 1-urban
clear it cannot be when cloudedwith q( Jmvni
he fumes of alcohol and tobacco. one-Stonington. There are but
I i t: .. :.. t.. .'..... .
The Alcoholic Ilrntn. seven no uceu.-e !... i ....-
Dilation of the capillaries is a marked: more than 3000 inhabitants namely.
feature in the alcoholic brain and the Moinngion. .aSini.i...y. ... su.u.
Groton a-ausuurv. iiuiiiiicki uuu
le.Mons are identical in appearance with
those of artificial anaemia; while mor-
phine has a specific action on nerve
fibers and eccentricity of nuclei is
strikingly frequent in fatal poisoning-.
nr. Evving" In Medical Record
Thompson. In the election 01 last Oc-
tober T4 towns voted on the question
showing that a considerable difference
of opinion' exists upon It in Connecticut
a. eUewhere. N. Y. Tribune.
1 nporutlon nnd Drying.
The Virginia station has reported experiment-
on various means of utilizing
low-grade apples which it is estimated
constitute -10 per cent of the anijal
crop in that slate. Considerable quatiti-"
ties of this fruit are at present im
dried but it is believed that the use of
evaiorating apparatus would be much
more economical. The cost of manufac-
ture in either case is about thre-4 cent
per poiicd of finished product. Th
evaporated fruit as a rule sells for about
six cents per pound and thc dried for
only 2'i cents. The amount of evap
orated fruit per bushel of apflftp
found to be about 6.6 pound.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SYRUP OF FIGS
is due not only to thc originality and
simplicity of thc combination but also
to thc care and skill with which it is
manufactured by scientific processea
known to the California Fio Svbup
Co. only and wo wish to impress upon
all the importance of purcbasi'if? the
true and original remedy. A3 the
genuine Syrup of Figs is manufactured
by the California. Fio Stbup Co.
only a knowledge of that fact will
assist one in avoiding the worthies
imitations manufactured by other parties-
The high standing of thei Caij
roBNiA Fio Sybcp Co. with thei medi-
cal profession and the satisfactioa
which the genuine Syrup of Figs ha
given to millions of families mV
the name of the Compaaij a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It
far in advance of all other laxatiTea
aa it acta on the kkbaeys li-er anil
bowels without irritating or weaken
lug them and it does not gripe not
Jfecta please remember the naaaa a
O-UFOWfU HG SntDF' CO.
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