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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - January 22, 1896, Albert Lea, MinnesotaTHE PESSIMIST. Breth*!* von villi growl and fmwn VV by don't yon move from <«r u * ti t»»•■ • »> H‘hi*rn everything Is tumhltd down, And skI* •» nr.- dtti k nod litc ary ? M in wit Into (Hartville. vinic Tonr foe** will don a ht,j>P> air, And i;ij (isi(|» that look at > aco I 'or nm Ile* all bright and « In * ay. down Miflly Holt tried couldn't, ll? n animi little < In the chair he pave her. U) soy something, but BUILDING AND SCIENCE. I MEASURING COLORS. **\\ Mr. G In tin millet own th( re's not i Hut ha*! i> shadow of alloy That muc its happln* .*’•< nr* And moke you lo r< grot st. Tn I Had Ville they In*vt* not a Hut ainu it lurks Inviting th sonid bing a to a* t And has ii.out Tha, mo kl■* j lair it. hot ’Tis sir Of inns tiro! ;*<«k| i In one. arid cfi • worn Are always In ttie t If you your ski*-** of ti OUM cluniac tor t ii From OnimblrtttKn, Mon Into f;i„dvll! “■to lawn Waterman, in n ut 11 I.ill it. JM ‘I It we’re f I n %* 111 ye ti ice wen I her. kt," sin* attid, half doris!'* !\, • oliver)nMon doesn't nlwnyn rani Ion, for on this occasion tli’s tit intl the start It needed. * rim yon for some t ime,*’ noticed you took (airt ion lur to see mo on the street, yet-tit! Hob. know you were anywhere re you?*’ aho waked, en re PRETTY COTTAGE HOME. it* tided to give ors, lkd» drew oui his pocket. a ten with-Ii u in] list >k < ll In it tiny sheet of died his 1*1111 tioiiKly, h ii |»|»n ..I. .I re hwlf bbl t f« ct alfet* be ii sited t 0 I Uh ni lti, lie rn WUK <1anniv ii, 1 Hllf-e*i*t**r a ti** nth* Ia fti pea I denIi intl > a ll IKK(ho nam* * 1'ling I toll ■ till* J.a cd to tel ase lolur let,ii I I,. th pal (ch • I h Ii* I« lf. tin tri cot angry • HISH ,S *hmy tm ’•Why, lh tinnily, * Hhejwrd! *P rd!" she ext Hi mf and y lit ti i h,” she went on I thought you Iou are alw in «!* painti tenlwy," si "I didn't it rot! lid « lesaly, Holt did not answer, Ile could hard! v feel I hat the. conversation had In nu a success sn far. ”1 want to hove n serious talk with you,” he siiid, solemnly. “Hell, I hope I always talk seriously. Hut go on, I’m dying to hear you shy some! fling." "Will you tell me, if you can," he I went on. * w tty I don’t get. along I totter with people? Hoople seem to haft me Instinctively, ami why should they?** “I don’t know why they do,” replied Miss She|t*rd, In a rather disgusted tone, for she really did know verv well. “I ve never heard atty girl ray anything aland you, one wny or the other, but I've known Helen so long that jterlnps they wouldn't say anything lo me on that «i’co ti ut* How ran you till that they don’t like you?" “Well I don’t know for Miriam reasons,” replied Bob, slowly. "I guess the trouble is that they don’t fulfill your expectations, that's all," Al i si* Mr-pa rd continued, met ct* tit know that a perron's is equal to bls sue* ess -«ii* s « Y (teetat Ions,” do you yourself go out of i snub me on .*!! team aion f ?” Hob. "I should think we iit*I friends.” I want to Is* go*si friend-xsly that I see as often -is I have. never incant to hurt Ii* I i.ut Need Ka I I; treed Eight* ,n ll«m-«lr**d I loden ll < * i» *, sins Fight Roe ars and I* Supplied W|t»i Kerry hnonu I on se tt lenin* i)c«rH|it inn of Materials to It* I sad. IV rill. n 'ut Thm Dx,, r. I his hoiin* con ta in ** 8 rooms, including the reception hall, Th*' v **Hiius ate us follows:    Hat f*'t; dining-! .mm, J.xlT f*-el kitchen, I* feet I* im Im m ic, reception Ital}, J tklf feet; her*, 17x23 feet; three chanit* feet; lint broom, 8x9 feet* jet tit ry, 7 fret, Tit hwy ami front of va ran* ll Can Ile Done aith the Tint muster, a New I ny 11-Ii Intention. The t inform (cr, as its un mo impJif th fiInches 13 feet me diam ► r*. ?2x1I is a tint or color tucastirt, It Sn the invent iou of ,1. VV, Ixiv i bond, who has cie* voted sonic "ll years to the contrivance, which, having lteen in use more or less privately for seven or eight yearn pa**! in many technical industries, and fur various special par]wises, has now taken over by u company and I on th** market, To the man in !reel probably the uses of a eon-'•** of this nature seem scarcely >b\ iou** ut best sight. This only I how little the man in the street i about the natter. Tor the jh< s en pi th. tri V I show k now A POPt'LAIt JIO MST K. Sh* and lit r *\g.-d Parents At tucked By a Dread Dinca**. WATER THAT EXPLODED. is** Of » tbs Almont *>f Their Snfferlcg Thro* JRiinirlu.l.- I Mom Pram th*. A f.AV rthvr. vs ac- * a rt Hac i* urn ta c .tm that Hen. •***! a few crvtow wa# 1st bolides* raj lid, coalpit'! dean intr re sh** VV to A (Hi by Ii Hil t vv Ii ir w a v t ell jNKIf 'III Is* ft burely.' it Hob, v cry un pantiled Atis' as rude to \ <«U would v our it cli -I ne ver knew at lier us yow van js.s- ibiy Im i lither do any t lung t hail ria ne* w itll her ai a jtnrtjf. Iou say horrid things idsnit her, mid here you’ve put h.*r down on your list. I had left her tiff mine Iselin sr I thought you hated h**r so." Mi** Gardner paused to give her brother a chance to g* t in a word a tiling she seldom 'Iii!, it scented to him. "Well,” he said, helplessly,**I thought die .Might to COOM*. It * trikes me that it is rather hasty of yon to lea re her out on my account* Isn't she a friend of J ours?" “Min Sh** pa rd In un awfully nice girl; ii thing vv I* ie h you have hew re* in** -av wIs»ut h thousand times before! ” Hell ll exclaimed, throw ing dow n her |**t and getting ready for a fight. "Hull (Gardner, you ore the most utterly inconsistent creature. There doesn’t seem to lie the slightest use in talking to you.”    • Hob tried at this point to say “no," but Id*- sister had the ft*s»r. "What do you want her here now for? .lust to tx* as disagreeable to her us you cen? I don't believe she’d come, anyway, liecause -Im must want to keep out .lf the way of such a rude, *ul>-lonely conceited - ” I ben <lon I invite her, dearest; but forls-ur blackguarding me, because I don’t want to go to tin* next assembly very badly as it is, ami the last thing -'* “I shall invite her, too, and if you don't treat her decently, you’ll Wish you had. Furthermore. I*iii going to ask her to jsiur out. as I should have in th** Ii rat pia<>* if it hadn’t Im en for vou.” “Hadn't been fur -who?” Helen sat down to writ** the address on lier list. Hoi) smoked hts cigar in silence, with a --nlistbd smile on his face, as though he had attained sue*-j ce#* in KO BM* cherished project; then 4 / firmer, St. Paul, Minn wrier called upon g o Avenue, HU Haul, mg ab. I ut a remark* Mid Pi have expo-Wfo. The result of bio dry of suffering and ai-’Stratton, follow * -ti by .nation to health, that ... bit of personal history, til.' of which was beyond qti**xti<>tt, Tfie lady tv aa very reluctant to give out Un? facts, but Anally consented, Tho lady was Mrs Eleanor M. Cb apron proprietress of a <lresstnaking establish-moat lit OS! Haguo Af cane, that is | .atrail-tr. l l.y the w» allah st ami most f<i**hiottfihlc ladies Of Bt. Anthony Hlll-Ht 1*».tis Haest resident distrh I. Ho busy a woman could not Well bn cilice ted U) vivo tim** to un intel view ; so a-id© from a few generalities the conversation was short and to the point’ It iiiiia iv lo    •    I, »    -.OF. —s. FRON 2x4 plat ore The lo ill up with Ik)vv'*!>i stoics as v ti on flout elevation, The veranda cry large. Th** si/.** ol ‘lidding is roof rafters, 2x6; jc **f, *\J0; cs, 2x13; I team*. sxlb. All floors double. ib**athcd with flooring. giibl»**i are shingled, tin* cedar sliingles on the toof Isling iiip|M*«J in sill* r-gray creosote stain. The veranda ‘■ilifig is to Im* ceiled with t.'iirovv ceiling. .dahe nil floors of verandas and All floors ar** to be exccjiting front doors porch ti feet doiihh K\7x I UK HEOAX. ■I elf    . r I- WSM TO UA VK A f-KRIoi S WITH tor.” TALK put on iii« hat and coat and start od out. Helen wanted to tell him that ii was time for lunch, but did not, under the circumstances, think it best to lower herself to do so, So Hob probably didn’t get any. A week Inter came the tea one of Hie ghastliest ordeals imaginable for Hob. A word with everybody,a sentence with nobody, a bewildering sea of black coots, on the shores of which were several excited girls serving sherbet, chocolate and tea, anil all the time, smiling, laughing, frowning, at tin solid walls of human bewigs around them. By great exertions Hob managed to pierce his way to a table more crowded than the others, where a alight, pretty girl, with blue eyes and light-brown hair, was serving the chocolate , “Do you need anything, Miss Sleep ard?” lie asked, in a low tone, bending down over her. “No, thanks; one of the other waiters is getting things for me,” she said, loudly. Hob wisely ignored tile compliment, nearly cracked his cheeks trying to smile, and Anding a chair near the wall, drew it up and began talking to Miss Shepard, who seemed to pay very kittle attention lo him. "Aren’t you tired of pouring out?" he naked, at length, after he had seen several quarts disappear. “Helen said she would send some one to relieve you soon.”' "Yes, I wish she would; I need re lief,” answered Miss Shepard. This looked encouraging, but Bob was more or less used to it. Besides, as his sister hinted, lie was contested, so that Miss Shepard’s last remark had no perceptible effect on him. A minute later, another girl was brought by Miss (Jardner to attend the chocolate, arid Bob walked away with Miss Shepard. They passed through the dining-room slowly, and into the conservatory, which was just now vacant and lighted ver7 dimly by the sunset, but the hum from the other room filled the air. “Weil?’ said Miss Shepard, sitting "Vl-s SU I.I*A IID. could. But did you brit g bi** in here to give me tv lecture on ZU a anet I* I Frankly. Mr. Gardner, I don’t think >on are the jm if-on ” “No.” inter/upted Bob, “I brought you neither to as); you why you treat me so badly, because I love you. and A shriek of laughter interrupted the (axer fellow, aud Albs Shepard rot** from her chair, nearly convulsed. At this moment Helen Hardner and Tom .striiUi. Mbs Shepard's cousin, ca ta* into the conservatory together. Mi-*-Shr|*ard, Mill laughing immoderaleb. exclsjtneq: "Your brother there—proposed oh!" And as Bol* made lib *** ca]** the combined shrieks of the tim** reached bb ears, hut his sister's laughter wa-: faint, in justice to her, let us say. Poor Bob. his head in a vvlFrl, feeling Ilk** an abject fool and crushed by the blow to his vanity, no lee* than eh.**: -rilled that he had made such a confession to his enemy, as he thought he x*-garded Mom .Shepard, hung around his mother and the older ladies for then -\t half lour. How* he hated and carted himself. It seemed to him that if In* lived forcer he must always feel like a fool now. But finally, us he was wandering around, he caught sight of Miss Shepard in the hall with her things c»», u I lout togo. Seeing that I ha was atone. Im* stole quickly to her. “Miss Shepard," lie liegan, with a terrible heaviness at his heart, “I urn vc * sorry that you saw fit to make puo.’ie w hut I told you and make me ridiculous, J had a better idea of you than that. What I told you was true Why couldn’t you respect my feelings, even if they ii iii seem absurd to you? I think—" "I haven’t time to talk now,” inter- ; rupted Miss Shepard, brusquely, bat I with I he si indow of u smile. “Those j girls there are waiting for me, And I J I lope, Mr. Gardner, that you will Had out very soon w hy you can’t get along with nmst people. But Bob," she com tinued. dropping her voice, "don't he ten) angry with me, for your sister arni my cousin came into the conservatory an instant before you knew it, aud might have made fun of you, anyway. lf it *-> any consolation to you- -and I hare decided to accept you.”—Harvel J Advocate. I Loon. and outside door**. These wi’J be wider and heavier. All plastering is to be two-coat work, and all painting on the exterior three-coat work. The entire finish will Is* of Georgia pin* finished with ha nj oil. The siiliug shown will be 4-itieh (). ti. laid 2‘inches to the w eather. The columns shown will b** turned from S-ineh I stuff and capped with a neat cap. The ■ front door will have a long plate glass panel. All glass used is to Im* American. | thick, free from defects of all I lr.! mantel in the dining-room of a neat design and of red oak, of the tintometer ar** lieiieved to lie nearly endless. This will is- realized vv lien it is Isirne iii mind that in the case of practically every substance, natural or manufactured, known to man color is ail absolute, index of its quality. Consequently, you have only to ascertain its color exactly in ord**r to know at once the quality of the substance you are dealing w ith. And this is w lint the tintometer enables you to do. Take flour. Tin* quality of flour eau Im* told to a nicety by its color. Hence you have only to ascertain the position of any given specimen of flour in the «**i|or seal** tod know its value. "Hut how about adulteration?" some one will ask at one**; “cnimot an inferior flour Im* colored by the addition of some foreign substance to match the shade desired?” Certainly it can in.*. Hut the tintometer would detect the fraud at once. What, then, is the tintometer? Briefly it consists of a carefully graded series of colored glasses — about the size and shn[)e of small microscojic si hie** by means of which, used singly or super imposed one on top of the other, any desired shad*: or color can Im* mulched with absolute exactitude. And wlien it is reabzeu that there are just 00,000,000 shader which can be obtained in this fashion, it will Im* understood that the color which cannot be matched by tin* tintometer must be i very hard to find, indeed. In [Kiint of fact, there is no color or tint ]»ei*ccpli hie j to th** ordinary human eye which citn-, not Im* obtained. These slips of glass I ar**, placed on a slide ut the end of a double parallel-sided wooden tutu*, hornet bing like an elongated stereo- It was about to this eff«*et. “What urns your troublef” "Muscular rheumatism." “Mow I *! ag did you suffer from* It!’’ “Sov eral weeks." “I'hi y.>ii try any ether reined v?” “Yes, I consulted a well known plnxlrian 1 of this cit* . who gave mo a prescription. but it di«l not not Mn    help Would you tell us your symptoms and other parti,*, tors, ast ’Jour ex thence with I Hr. Williams’ rink Hills fur Pal** People!” Ortaialy. I was taken with pain in my I bs so that. I could not sit down fort It vod!! attack j , si lo and in my stomach, I t I could not live. I have I much before or since. Aly ! millet* Iy racked with pain, j I applied to a Well-knoivn I Haul, but what he gave me { do tne no good. About this time moi •*jM*r tun account of an old . UK "-Ii ti cured by J>**. Williams' J j: gave Misaddress, the number ■ cut and everything about him* *s seine instance away, I did not ie, but bought a boa, kud it gave * A ItnrtfKlrr'k Itsptf>ri«*me I nile I upiititoor of V( if/f-r. “Do \ rm know,’’ said Hill* Clat! , of I th** (.rand hotel, to ti Cincinnali Times-' .^tiir reporter, as a big seltzer bottle I Jiz/i'd and two or three men on the out-i sid** elevated a foot each on the railing ami l«Mxk**d on, “timI tins** seltzer water bottles wUI pxj»IcmIc cosily?” I And th** t Im*** men ca* h put a foot dow n | on tin* fl*M)r and moved slightly aw av. ! “Sometimes just the temperature of tin* hand I* til do it, the warm hand, placed I a gain-1 it while bringing it from a told I r*»oiji, or sometimes w hil* j vv ill strike it against the * j will explode and flu* met , driven with great force One time, while at, the (iii j to give a man a drink Hi j much to heart and went i | ll** would get even wit ti , turned ti I tout as he Went oil and had ; my buck to him. Suddenly there came J a sound like a pistol shot. I Iried to I turn around and couldn't, and I wa*. fur** the man had carried his thr**a' I into effect and had -hot me. Directly t following that explosion came another and another, and there was a rapid ut-i **< sKion of explosions. Then I knew I u"‘ In*t» told o|M*ue,I a regular fusillade I on me. and vet I was riveted to the spot. I atmid not stir. I thought I had been paralyzed In a bullet, Come to find out '•ne of these seltzer water I Kitties in the tar end of tile counter had exploded bud the concussion had started the other. , until all had ex pilled that wen-on that shelf. And tho man had gone away and I never saw him agit in, Bat I never will forget my ** \ pet I. nee of that night, when I was sure I had been shot.” In Oltlfh IVojilc* <vvfT!ookr*«t Hip ifiipntitftTf n (MMI *AWtV hilt I» w i 5COOOOOOOOOC? a a* •lilly tost. fled with tm (Ti Uh* ct opportunity is Life's rre*te*t! loss, Think of suffering: witk ll ta ai NEURALGIA 5 I Years IO Years >t* Ct whee th* oaportnj.; la a hot ti* af 15 Years ty lies lift mg it one ountcr ami it I top vv ill be by the ga.s. on,I refused it t/K)k it very aw ay vow ing I had ST. JACOBS OIL. It CTO ES. Tr ith usa.KT, WhotefloBn • Bpeet i* a Honey of Hon ii'ititui I’iiottiu* he I irons (’artou Ax exchange iieads a k paats for the blo*.mer git they arc -“he pant*. ” iii Titat's w hat lh i it a vt - rn.I.* for constipation loc and *’*e tilt Hic Ix.ik (free i st your druggist’s and go by it. Annual sales «.(*»/,tiCO boxes YEARS POULTRY VARDI 25 ........ IIH) pp. Stat I'd. Written S **»ld| h.v ii fit* titer *n*l in t ii of VO vents,*-* per Ie it* . A MMSI, |»r*»«'(lri»t ay at i'm. I e.oiit learned, l»e«M*rii><*a| t ti<*lrilla**.i,.i*,.hoM to mo t. el lim** In) . * ti ..I,'rn, (• n pea I A Hone J on need nm tm* ...I ,*» ll e. «r, r’-Et: i a RT jctti a sa. I % M I IVO. Nm Til, « lilr,(o. 111.I Tit RUK is i n*> constan* j HouUnn). I Courage hut in IntUM enee; bat In an honest ■ aase. LOANS yr Ir< '*«    •* ta f faWNO* VI),In,.,.0,11:,o*..» .ml- KernmCHs ruovt Col on**, Hoar Tan* • vt. cie., should Im* constantly supplimt with '/lOitfH'l /lr*****t'ail Trufhfn." nnil.vnofs I nerl-Stlonn. Me Bit I«Te f rseitM r!.eapfr*pni, ti*,,* ■■* n,.>•«<!!,f, an*t-Atlef*iidt#es M ,i* rv-vv ie.I Wk W ii WA’■MBPUX lr. N<- I IO t,imr intr T...n.' Rids . Mlar.eai oils. Crtlcrs.T, the tnnkl of a n ao’s fei tnni in his ow n hands - Bacon. A. N. K.—Ie.    ISM". WHf.X W HITI XU TO ADV) NI; I ’I. CASB •tole that    Ma    Ike Ad»rftiim*al la AM asses. iii h.- ONE ON HAWKSHAW. Pe Hus* p (J!" • lls did you tcxtrtro not your been almost im in cd int How i*iany boxes I take tx-for* you felti “A Ii.. V and a half.” “I »id that completely health?*’ “Yes, hide***5; and I li.,\e UTU.'hied sine*." "How long ago was that ?" "Just three year* and a half.” • J you know of uuy other eases or cures with these pills?’* "Yes. I have recommended them to a gof»\ many fK ..| io who worn cured ” •Nani* oat The nam.-s of several others wore learned I ,vhen snddenlv who had eau-* u» feel grateful to tho dis-    anuuenJj coverer *1 tins famous remedy. One bad partial para iv sis, aaolhcr St. Vitus'dance, oUiers s. jut.i a, neuralgia, nervous headache palpitation of tho houri, palo ami sallow complexions, utter effect* of gri(iiH>, and forms of weakness in persons of both Hexes. A call win in!»«in next dsv upon thenar* ents uf Mrs. Chspron, of 'Rich Valiev, a small station sixteen miles south of' Hi. Haul, on the Cli ango ard Great Western Hallway. Mr. und .Mrs. Mark Hole were found to bo pleasantly situat**d on a fine farm of their own a mile east of the station and about four miles east of the Mississippi Hirer 'J ho locality* is vv**ll named, for a prettier farming *<ounlry never smiled under a noonday sun. A bing, low range of green hills, crowned with young timber, l;aid*tl a Den *»f l l* ci.snl Dnuvrtinvk-*r» Mint Kobiii-r*. fin** *.f th** *|* fretivex connect*'*! ivifh the at tin* city hall went into a Cai lier shoji the other even lag anti tat iii one of the chairs to lie shaved, Kays Hi** Philadelphia Record. While the burlier waa making ready to abave him h*» staffed one of hi* characterist ic conversations. Receiving short answers I.* every question that be put to the detective, however, th** tonsorial artist brought the tete-a-tete to a close and .si-I "nee reigned supreme. The local Hawkshaw was in half a doze while the barber wa* busily engaged in apply ing a lather on his face, the sound of a hammer i striking against some metallic substance was heard emanating from the : rear of the barber shoji. Then voices 1 wet** heard in the followTag dialogue; "That w as a good job t hat w e done out at Germantown lust week, Bete." "Yes that was the neatest piece of work we done for some time; there was so little trouble with it.” The detective at once opened his eyes and became interested. The first voice continued: “It brought us in $335 and wo had better—” His contentation at this stage was in Any sarsaparilla is sarsaparilla. True. So any tea iv tea. So any flour is Hour. But y rn des differ. MS You want tile best. ItV so with sarsaparilla. There 88^ lire grades. You want the be st. ff you understood ugp sarsaparilla as well as you clo tea and dour it would be easy to determine. But you don’t. How nE* should you ? Whffn \<>u arc £oiitg to buy a commodity whose value you don’t know, you pick: out an old established house to trade with, and trust their experience and reputation. Do so when buying sarsaparilla. fib Ayer's Sarsaparilla has been on the market fifty years. Your grandfather used Ayer’s, lr is a reputable medicine. There are many sarsaparillas. But only one Ayer's. IT CURES. , K.....I.... *>*,,, t"uilK ll 111 our. I    wim    i    'n,! ( jut I ut    I ll I Ss Si ii £,“0 war in* 5K^’BRJrrt«2ft!25JS5 l ,kr?“   ... nearing the detective’* voice toward the mer and forma a contrasting background for a row of wheat stacks tile w bole making a picture to delight Hie **v e. Hut even hero thut dread disease, rheu-tnsUMH. had found vie»ims, and had well nigh ihatroyed Ute happiness of two aged resjieeted efUxeu*. Mr Hole is eighty-three vi-ar.s of age, and his wife is but l our years hts junior. They were in the gard<*n crither-iugyabbafoi when the writer approached am! iniMi.- Known the objoct .if his viniL. Iii** old gentleman at once straightened himself ana exclaimed in a cheery voice. "Those Fink Hills ait* a great institution I" "Yes indeed, they’ve done great things for us iH'th. adih d hi* wife with equal good natl re. as she in\ it.*d tho interviewer into the Ii use. Then.: u hit of their life's history wan learned. culling out:    “Leave    me    in    or    I’ll    break    down the door," one of the men in the back j room threw Hie door o|M-n. The Hawk-j slmvv. expecting to find a den of conn-. terfeitern or burglars, rushed through the door and fell into a plumber’s shoji, I w here two of the employes were working. A GOOD THING - PUSH IT ALONG scope to look at, with two small aper- Natives of Enplane!, Mr. and Mrs. Hole .ur,» at the WK ,.,,.! ....... to J* mu, til rough at the upper. The sub- J Hiey moved to Minnesota, and have been | fairly successful at farming doubt kinds. is to b stance to be matched is placed under the one :ij>t*rture, and then, by changing th** slips of glass to the required extent beneath the other, the desired tint is readily obtained.—Westminster Budget. I'urloMitleN of Frog's Kggn. Frogs' eggs are laid before they really become eggs in the true sense of that word. They are always laid under water, and when first deposited are covered with r. sort of envelope in the shape of a thin membrane. In this shape they are very small, but as soon us they come in contact with the water they rapidly absorb that element, and in so doing go through a queer transformation. The thin membrane containing the little seed-]ike eggs is quickly changed into great lumps of a clear jelly-like substance, each section joined to th;? other, Hie whole forming ti string from a few inches to several feet in length. On the inside of each of these lumps of jelly the eggs come to perfection, and iii due course of time add their quota lo the frog population of the world. JCLAX lirlght Irish Wit. J/ord Waterford used to tell some good stories of his exjierienee as an Irish magistrate. One of them referred to the ease of a woman whom lie had to sentence for a breach of the jieac**. He let her off on condition that she found two securities in JU IO each that ■he would keep the peace for six months. “Thank ye, my lard," said she, moving toward the door. "No, no,” said Lord Waterford, “you must name jrtmr securities, that I may see whether they are satisfactory.” "Faith, and who would I name," she answered, “but your lordship’s self; yer good enough for two”—a retort which not only allowed the sprightliness of the Irish character, but in addition the feeling of friendly confidence which the Irish peasantry who knew him cherished for the lord of Curraghmore.—London Telegraph. OF SECO A I) FLOOR. is to be of Give a child the habit of sacredly regarding the truth, of carefully respecting the property of of hers. of scrupulously abstaining from all acts of improvidence which can involve him in distress, and he w ill just as likely think of rushing into an element in w hich he cannot breathe as of lying, or cheating, or stealing.—Brougham. —Several large consignments of almon eggs have lately been sent from this country to Europe. Last week a crate of 50,000 eggs was shipped from the United States fishery at Baird, Cal., to Ireland, and another crate, containing 25,000 eggs, was shipped from the same place to Germany. and a1' shelf hardware neat pattern. All closets are to be fitted uj» with shelves. lh** gutters, down spouts flashing and chimney drops are to be of galvanized iron. Make floors of clear pine, 314 inch face, well nailed to every bearing. All lumber used is to be of the list grade for its respective pl.toe. The fencing used for roof boards mu r b«* laid 2 inches apart for air space. Place tar puper between the doubt** floors and beneath siding arui shingles on the gables. The color of the exterior of the house will look well painted dark lemon, provided al) trimmings an of a chocolate color. All sashes un vv ii h weights. There is to he a sink la kitchen. The laundry, coal rooms, furnace room, fruit room, etc., are in the basement. The rooms projecting over the veranda on the second floor will have the sjiace between the floor joist-; well packed with mineral wood. AP outside walls will be hack plastered to insure a gocnl warm house in winter mid a eool house iii summer. The fixtures the bathroom will he of the latest styles. The height of the first story is !) feet 0 inches, second story 9 feet, tinge meat 7 feet. The basement is concrete*! and the stone foundation wall where it comes in contact with the ground on the outside will be plastered w ilh a good heavy coat of cement. Art glass is used wherever shown. George A. W. Kl.NTZ. Minerals iii the Human Body. Dr. Lancaster, of London, the first person to scientifically analyze a human body, obtained some curious re suits for his julius. J he body ojK-ratecJ upon was that of a man weighing 158.4 pounds. From this he obtained 23.1 pounds of carbon, 2.3 pounds of lim , 22.3 ounces of phosphorus and about i ounce each of sodium (common salt;, iron, potassium, magnesium und silicon. Besides the above solids he extracted 5,595 cubic lect of oxygen jjas and 105.into cubic feet of hydrogen gas, the former weighing 121 pound* and the latter 15.4 pounds. From Her Standpoint. Ile There’s a Gupersr.ition about this conservatory. They say no man ever took a girl in here that he didn’t kiss her before he left. Sin* (demurely)-—I’ve never had any reason to doubt it.—Truth. .    * . - —........ -I-    I* ifleen eliil- Uren in ail welts born to them, most of u nom are living. Coming of healthy |>ar-ents, they enjoyed almost entire immunity from discase of any description until four years ago, when Mr. Hole was attacked by "•Vero rheumatic j>ains and sciatica. Haying noticed an article telling of the Hunts of Dr. Williams’ Pink 1*111* in a Montreal jMtper, which they read regularly. a neighbor going to Bt. Paul was asked to secure a box of them. Theeffect astonished the old folks. Iii a very short time Mr Hole resumed his work about the farm, aud has bien jiarticularly free from rheumatic pains eyer since. He now considers himself com pletely cured Other remedies that were tried previously afforded only temporary rebel and not always that. When. several months later, Mrs. Hole was taken down with rheumatism, it needed no argument to induce lier to secure a liberal supply of Dr. Williams’ Pink Dills, la spite of tile fact that she was strongly urged to try other medicine, her faith in the pills, established by tin* experience of her husband, remained unshaken. It was but a few days until all pain had disapjmaced, anil .Mrs. Hole was well again and able to attend to her household duties •* I carry a box of them around with me all the time," said tm* genial old lady, producing tho package in'm fo,'VhK wt)r,W Would I be without Tai rn. I don t need them very ofteu, but I want to Im* linum red." Both Mr. ana Mrs. Hole seem to feel a deep sense of gratitude toward the manu la* turer or this gn at medicine, and their I'lieerful response to questions put to them showed Plainly that they wanted to tell the world of all tho priceless benefit they ii ad received.    J Br. Williams’ Pink Pills contain, in a condensed form, all the elements necessary to give new life ami richness to the blood and restore shattered nerves. They are an unfailing specific for such d iseascsa.s locomotor ataxia, jiartial paralysis, Bt. Vitus’ dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism, nervous headache, tho after affect of la •400 IX PRIZE** DV OATS IND I DRN Lust year vx*• offer*’*! $200 tor the biggest vivid of oats. 209 bushels Silver Mine Oat* was the highest. This year ive offer $200 more on oats, $!u0 on Silver ivittg Barley, a barley lidding in ls95 lib bushels per acre, and $J(H) on Golden Triumph Yellow Dent Corn, the corn of your dreams! What's Tcosinte and Sand Yet eh and baculine and Lathyruw and Giant Spurry and Giant Incarnate Clover and lot •> of such things? They’ll make you rich if you plant a plenty. ( ataioguc tells you! If VO! WHX CHT THIS OPT AND SPM) it vv ith BX*, postage to the John A. Sal-zerSeed ( o„ Lacrosse. W is., you w dl get free IO grasses and grains, above oats, barley, corn and their catalogue. Catalogue alone, 5c.    (k) CossrnitiuTE.—Father—“Why did you IM'rmit young Mash rn an to kiss von in lh*' parlor last night,!” Daughter ‘Because I was afraid he’d catch cold in the hull.’’ -Brooklyn Life. ffGppr, palpitation of the heart, pale and sallow ce****'1—1— -* *    -    - »    -    --■    ‘t pwiu aim omjilexions, all forms of weakness either In male or female. Pink Dills ara sold by all dealers, or will be sent post mud on receijit of price, (50 cants a box, or six boxes tor 12.50 they are never sold iii bulk or ny the IOO), by addressing Dr. Williams Medici ae Company, Bcheaectady, N. Y. I Iou'* Tills ? We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that can not be cured by Hall’s Catarrh Cure. F. J. Cheney A: Co., Props .Toledo,!). We, tho undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney for Hie last t > years, ami believe hint perfectly honorable in all business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligations made by their firm. WPST fit Tri ax, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O. I Walk int., Kin van fir Marvin, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, Ohio. Hall s Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon tho blood mid mucous surfaces of the system, Price 75c per bottle. Bold by all Druggists. Testimonials free. Hall’s Fain fly Pills are tho best. , Plug Tobacco A Great big Piece fop IO Cents* I hr mule is a demi-Jnek, and therefore a demi-Jolin, which accounts for the spirit that is within him. - Boston Transcript. Did the Hight Thing, After AII. "I ant ashamed of you, my dear, laughing ut those risque stories of Mrs De I*rench. You would have Letter bu* ** blushed.” “Hut, mamma, if I had blushed, ii 'void.I have shown that I understood I them.4- Life. VS hen Eyes Are Troublesome. Oculists say that the period during which people have the most trouble with their eyes is between 20 ami 30 years of age. The total capital invested in British j railways is about $5,000,000,000. No Complaint* to Make. “Taking one thing with another, mused the burglar, adding the sleeper’s watch and jewelry to the stock of miscellaneous plunder already in his capacious pocket, “business in my line is pretty good to-night*"—Chicago Tribune. Generally Wins, Mr. Thi^ikuin Whenever there is trouble in this world there is a woman at the bottom of it. Mrs. Bt re a gird ml—That may be, but you can’t djfcny that w hen the trouble is odar the Woman is on top.—N. Y. Weekly. ' /ur Collar*. J'lishion has of late evinced an unusual and unexpected fidelity to tho forms and colors with which we have long been intimate; for instance, the full sleeves, the gored skirt, the capes, both long and short, and among minor modes vv*? see that in place of the huge w hite sailor collars worn last summer fashion now affects collars of fur iii -de exactly on the same lines. Bquare-cut collars are common on both coats and capes, and associated with them is the "storm” collar to be turned up usa protection against wind and rain, and allowed to fall when noton duty. A collar of this sort, if w ell stiffened, and of course well shaped, gives a very smart appearance to the garment it finishes, and the quantity of handsome fur required for it is less than might be supposed. Here again is an opportunity for utilizing remnants of fur and turning them to excellent account.— N. Y. Post. A Look Through South Mi»Nourl for 4 Cent*. The Kansas Pity, Fort Scott & Memphis Ii. Ii. Co. lias just issued a magnificent book of sixty or more photo-engraved v tows of varied scenery in Booth Missouri. From these views un accurate knowledge can lie obtained as to the productions ami general topography of that hielily-tuvoral section that is now attracting tile attention of hoine-soekers find investors tho country over. I he title of tile boob is "Snap Shots in South Missouri." It will be mulled upon receipt of postage, four cents. Address J. L. Lo. Kuo.a*, Kansas City, Mo. Di’zbt —‘‘What’s in that bottle poison?” Booby *1 guess there must Im-; there isn’t any label on it.”—Roxbury Gazette. Practical. “Would you oblige,” said the reporter who gets novel interviews, “by telling me what book helped you most in life?"    ' After a thoughtful pause tile great man answered; “My bank book.”—Mot* ton Gazette. ScliuH* a pol Was Not IinproKMnblo, For it was taken by assault, hut ii physique built up, a constitution fortified by Hostet.-ter»s Stomach Bitters, may bul defiance to tho assaults of malarious disease even iii localities whore It is most prevalent and malignant. Emigrants to trio ague-breeding sections of tho West shonld bear this in mind, mid start with a supply The Bitters proinjitiy subdues dyspepsia, rheumatic mid kidney complaints, nervousness, constipation and biliousness. 'Tis pure Cocoa, aud not made by the so-called “Dutch Process.” I I a her Baker & Cols Breakfast Cocoa is absolutely pure chemicals. IV AL r I R PAK I R ft ( O., Ltd., Dorchester, Ma**. lr is a sure evidence of the health and innocence of the beholder if the sense* arc alive to the beauty ot nature —Thoreau Low Rato* to tho South. On tile first Tuesday of each month, the Chicago fie Lantern Illinois Ii. K. will sell one way tickets to all points in the South ut greatly reduced rates. The fast train over this route now leaves Chicago daily ut 8:25 P. AL. an.! runs through solid to Nashville, making connection there with all trains for Southeast. City Ticket Office 230 Clark St., Chicago. no In taking the chances, first look; out that they are not against you.—Truth. Out of sorts —anti no wonder Think of the condition of those poor women who have to wash clothes and dean house in the old-fashioned way. They're tired, vexed discouraged, out of sorts, with aching >bucks and aching hearts They must Le out > of their wits. Why don't they use Peavine (Jft ”J£)> That is w hat every bornan whq values her health and strength is coming to. And they’re coming to it now, faster than ever. .Every day. Pearline’S fame grows and it s patrons increase in number Hundreds l ■ L,,    _    .    *    '    .    o{    millions of packages.have been used bv bright women?who want to make washing easy    «*i

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