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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - September 30, 1896, Albert Lea, MinnesotaBi Interesting Notes Prom the Ocean. Across HAPPENINGS IN IHE FNI HERLAND. principal Events that Hare Occurred 4rn the Old Countries About th* North Sea Within a Week ctr So Just Fast. SWEDEN. Fifteen poor school children have jest returned from a two months' vacation at the idyllic Lake Ann in the backwoods of Jemtland. The public homage paid to the'queen at Hook by the temperance people was (evidently very pleasing to her majesty. MShe shook hands with many of the leaders, and had K-Rcind word for*everyone. The spokesman of the temper-iance people was Rev. Eriksson, of Byarum, and, isi thanking him for his • address the queen said:    “I am glad to know that your ^association is based on ; a Christian foundation, and that your work has been a blessing to many.'’ The governoaent has authorized the managers of the Stockholm exposition in 1897 to collect nearly $2,(000,OOO by a public lottery. Nearly onedialf this amount will be paid out as premiums, and the whole number of tickets will be 350,000. 7'his seems an unobjectionable way of raising money; but it will appear esicusable in the light of the fact that the governments of Germany, Austria and other Christian nations are stillin’the habit of encouraging public lotteries. The politicians are trying hard to stir up an excitement during the present campaign. But as far as we are able to judge at this distance, they are far from successful. The chief reason for their failure is no doubt to be found in the fact that the Swedish peeple has entered upon an era of general prosperity and g»rd feeling which always means an off year to the political sensation monger. An unusually large number of clergymen are running for members of the riksdag this year. The reveres from the tariff, the liquor taxesaind the railroads amounted to 51,446,920 .for the month of July. This is an increase of $280,000 on the corresponding income for the month of July last year, which goes a good wars to prove thai tike hard times must have left Sweden. The leading fishermen of Lorby have made a contract with.aGerman firm by which the latter are to buy all eels caught by tfce former until the year 1900, at a price of about ll cents a pound live waight. This is the highest price ever paul for live eels on the coast , of lilekinge. frcm century to century, tbs long as the Dovre mountains arc standing. Let Fridtjof Nansen and his men have three times three cheers.''’ lei the midst of the Nansen festivities, the aged mother-cf Mrs. Eva Nansen said to one of her friends:    “All of it is a great dream. I am only afraid of waking up suddenly.” B. Bjornson has expressed as his opinion that the ’radicals have made altogether too much fuss about the king removing the hat from the head of a workingman at Storen. The king, Bjornsen says, on his recent tour of Norway was received with astounding enthusiasm by the people, “his figure actually seemed to be beaming in the eyes of the people.” The city cf Stay anger has had seme fun poked at her of late. The party which is really to blame for it is the police. Seale weeks ago a number of gun clubs marching through the streets of the city^aw fit to sing the national hymn, and the leaders were ordered to pay fines. Instead of paying tire fines, howeyer, they decided to fight the police to & finish, and the latter have backed water. Prof. iBang, D. I)., was c«mseerated bishop -of ‘ Christiania, Sept.‘6, Bishop Skaar, •cf Trondhjem, officiating. Ver&ens Gang offered a prize of 50 kroner ($13.50) for the best dhort verse on Nansen’s expedition, and ivhen the time -expired the paper had received over 900 productions. A mountain side at Kram in Gud-brandsdalen has the appearance of the profile-of B. Bjornson. Many doubled the existence «df this which formerly was called “Kvam's Guardian;” but Verdens I aug has just settled the matter by giving a faithful cut of the mountain as it appears from the most favorable point of view. Not only the profile of the great poet is marvelously correct, but on the top ol this rests an immense flat rock which looks like a cap. Nature has even supplied this with a tassel - or button—a lone’tree in the middle >cf it. Below the chin are also a few trees which look like flowers pmned to the poet's vest. The majority of a storthing committee proposes the complete abolishment of'capital punishment. Un one sense the proposed change woald not mean much, inasmuch as no'execution has taken place in Norway for 20 years past. The Norwegians are -using the success* of Nansen as a means of advertising the individual existence of the Norwegian people. Jt has been proposed to appoint Nansen'to a professorship iv .the university of Norway. WHITE HOUSE GOSSIP. Perquisites and Pleasures of 'Our Chief Magistrate. Usirle 8am Pays for Dis Ilutlcr uni! His Housekeeper, Hut He Hrs to lee Hts B»rt>er Out of His Own Pocket. DENMARK. LPrAf. Valtyr Gudmudsoon, D. Ph., a a .lecturer in the university of Denmark, has been on the point of demolishing a hobby of the late Prof. Eber Norton ilorsford. The latter spent A farmer living in Vesterbotten tried | soothing like SI OO. OOO to establish as a historical fact his theory that the Norwegians who discovered America about the year 1000 had lived on the Charles river, near Boston, Mass. to enter a Laippish storehouse out in J the mountains, but got caught in a bear trap which kept the poor fellow- in its grip until his wife happened to find him three dayss afterwards. Passers-by noticed that a woman seated by theiside.of ^sidewalk in one of the thoroughfares of Stockholm, indicated by lier .looks that she was not well. No one seemed to take in situation, however, until ti lusty scream announced the arrival of ti new citizen. Neither of the two parties seemed to be seriously iEaconvcnienced by the unusual surprise. The Swedish dailies .were nicely roped in by the bogus dispatches from British Columbia to the effect that An-dree’s balloon had (been -seen in those parts about Aug. ,10. Sufficient funds .are; already in sight for the building af the proposed railway across the Scandinavian peninsula from the gulf of Bothnia to the North sea. The attendance art the famous Naas Sloyd normal school for the summer term was 112, of whom:7 were Americans, and 15 Englishmen. The whole number of foreign attendants was 40. Prof. Andree arrived at Tromso, Norway, Aug. 24, and has given up the proposed aerial expedition to the north pole this season; but he will doubtless .make another attempt tcarly next surnamer. The king has appointed Prof. A. O. ILindfors, of the university of Upsala, as a delegate to the international gynecological congress at Geneva. Jvomet, anew torpedo boat, will be aready for .inspection and testing in.a lew days. lit cost a little .aver $60,000. The state railways gaaye.a profit .of fi&fyOOQ for .the month of June, while the accounts for the corresponding n&onth last ypear show a deficit of $441,000. ■“The Arizona of Sweden"**sis the name given to Wexic, on account elf a bloody fight between itwo newspaper men in that locality. Translation® from the Arizona Kicker.are responsible for the selection of the above nickname. MORWAY. Now;, don't getishocked. It must be straight, orthordox goods. It is a 400-page volume on “The Forma.1 Paradoxes of the Teachings of Jesus,” and its author is C. A. Bugge, who has received the degree of D. D. /ram the university of Norway. This particular field was supposed br be so well cultivated that nothing a^uld be advanced without repetition; but the book does actually advance new and startling views, “affording a fresh proof of the elementary powers of the modem Norwegian naiad.” Our source predicts chat in a short while the work will appear in English and German, and this ,atone will he sufficient lo show that * there is “something in it*" Tor jus II anise n, the leading Good Templar in Norway, was given an ova-tio# on his 70th birthday by the temperance people. Bjornstjerne Bfiornson did ant attend the reception given to the Arctic explorers by the king at the royal castle. If the king was responsible for this omission there may be trouble. The closing word* of King Oscar’s address to Nansen and his followers at the reception given by the king and queen at the royal palace in Christiania:    “Now- you are standing in the royal castle of Norway, and the king of Norway regards it as his duty, but also as his indisputable right, to express the feelings of the Norwegian people at this moment. Accept, therefore, the sincere, fervent thanks of the whole people for what yon have done, for the joy you have prepared for Norwegian hearts, for the honor and glory which you have shed upon your country. This gratitude will not die away with the mighty waves of temporary enthusiasm, It will survive us who are here now, it will remain with posterity [Special Washington Letter I Although considerable was recently told in u special letter concerning the routine life, the salary <«nd expenses of the president of the United St atees, there are many other interesting details concerning the chief magistracy, and the perquisites ard pleasures of high official position. In the first place, »the president is given a handsome residence called the executive mansion, bvt more commonly known as the Whitehouse. It ie really a white house, constructed cd pure marble. Moreover, the grounds surrounding the presidential residence are ample and beautiful!. The lawns, trees, flowers, fountains, conservatory and house furnishings sr resuppliedand cared for at the expense of the government. One of the funny things during the taking o£ the census of 1890 was the official return made by President Harrison. Ile filled out I he regular blank, declaring that he was a citizen cfiThe United I States, ;a lawyer by profession, that he was temporarily residing in Washington, that his income was $50,000 per annum, and that it w as -sufficient to have support his family. He also certified face | that the house in w hich he resided was “not mortgaged.’* Although the expenses of state dinners are paid out of the president's salary, all of the table equipments, including the silver, glassware, china, mirrors and floral decorations are furnished by tile government. Congress provides appropriations to replace wornout or broken furniture, linen and other liousehold nceessities. During the Hayes administration a china dinner set was paid for by the government, and it cost $5,000. The white house butler and housekeeper are paid for by the government, but the president is obliged PP hire his-own cook acid other household servants. The buller is usually called the steward, «nd he receives a regular salary for looking after the domestic affairs of the -executive mansion. He buys the ice, coakum! groceries, and also attends to the marketing. He sees to it thnrt the gas and electric lights are alwa;*e in order,‘so that tk president is thereby relieved of many little household details which were "originally looked artier by Presidents Washington, Jeffenwai, I J ack »o*! and tk«r successors down to the tisne of President Polk, who first j induced the congress to make an appro-priatkxVfor a white house butler. This official-is also an important functionary in thaBtdt© relieves the wife of the president oft many details of housekeeping which ordinarily would fall upon tLe mistrcfts Of th** mansion. The liotisekeeper is paid a regular salary by "the government, and it is bor duty tie superintend the chambermaids and supervise tho minor details of housekeeping. bite sees to it that the kitchen tions of Baby McKee, aetd his pecwktrities. <*ne morning President Harrison went aboard the dispatch for a trip dome the Potomac, and took his family with him. Of course Baby McKee was there, too. In compliance with the request of the employes at the navy yard, President Harrison came on deck and began to make a little speech to the men, when Baby McKee inside tire yacht began to cry and howl over some baby trouble. He yelled and yowled and howled, until he broke up the speech-of his grandfather, who went inside.! pacified tin* kid, and then came back tc conclude his speech ten the workingmen. When he. went on bis speech-making tour in 1891, President Harrison did nol take Baby McKee with him. He consequently did not have his oratory dis turbed by competition with the erratic lungs of his precocious grandchild During the present administration the secretary of the navy has made wse OI the Dispatch for his own pleasure trip* because President Cleveland preferrer the Violet and tfhe Oneida. If he were disposed to accept them the ftresident might have many per WOMEN AS SOLDIERS. WATER PIPES GUARD CONVICTS 9400 Truck Fartnr, In Virginia. Th* Female Volunteer Corp* Not th* tint Example of Feminine Soldering. During the recent campaign in Mada^ gasc&r we heard a good deal about the Dahomey Amazons and their prowess in war; and a few months ago a daily paper asserted that a female volunteer corps was in the process of being formed, to lie officered,of course, by some extreme disciples of the “New Woman” 3 cult. In the latter instance the idea of a woman usurping man's place on the battlefield was looked upon as being something quite original; whereas it would simply be a case of history repeating itself, for that there have been many such heroines the follow ing particulars will prove:    Mrs. Christine Davies, commonly called “Mother Ross,” s a well-known example, she having served as a foot soldier and dragoon in several campaigns under William III. and the duke of Marlborough, acting as a squadron leader of the Scots greys at Blenheim and Ram ii lies. She died July 9, 1739. Hannah Snell was another female worthy, who, having been deserted by her husband, adopted male attire, and travelled to Coventry in search of t ho runaway. She there enlisted in Col. Guise’s regiment of foot, and marched with them to Carlisle at the time of the Scotch rebellion of 1745. She afterward enlisted in Fraser’s regiment of marine*, wild proceeded to Portsmouth, whence she sailed in Admiral Boscawen® squadron for th** East Indies. There «he assisted at the siege of 1 Pondicherry, w hen she received 12 wounds. Through all her adventures, including a couple of floggings, she managed to preserve the ©ecrrt of her When Prisoners t ut tho Pipes Water Es capes nod Guards Are Thereby Alarmed. A new Idea in jail construction has recently been successfully tested in Boston. In brief struct the cell them with w jndOhio By. to Virginia at one fare plus flea for tire round trip. Those who have lr.- No attempt is made to bar© the pipes | pima, list of desirable farms ^excursion particularly hard. Common gas pipe.I 2o!b1c^^t Route,*2W Clark Bt.*, Chicago is as good as any and will answer every purpose. The water is kept under a * high pressure so that it will be sure to give the alarm when the pipe is severed. “Yon will be married at high nom, I suppose?'’ said Tensjiot to his frte silver Under the usual system of jail construction it is aimed to make the bars so hard that saws will not affect them;. or, at best, sa hard that cutting would be a slow progress. But convicts in jails are as clever as the men who construct jail cells, and methods have been discovered for taking the temper out. of the hardest steel. Nitric acid will do, and so will common candle. If the flame of the latter is kept for several days close against a liar of chilled steel it will be made so soft that a common steel saw will cut it. Solid steel plates have been eaten with acids and escape made possible. The filling of hollow pipes with water seems to be a good thing.    _ CAUSTIC IN MOTHS. friend. “I shall be married al 16 minutes to I.” replied the white metal man.-Dc- t troit Free Press. Hammer Resorts on the Monon. The Summer resorts on the Monou Route are having a “big season.” West Baden aud French Lick Springs are more popular thau ever, and Paoli has star.et! a new’ sanitarium to take the overflow. The waters of these springs have been recommended by prominent physicians as superior in their curative properties to those of Hot Springs White Sulphur, or even the noted spas and ,‘bads” of Germany. West Baden indeed has been fitly called “the Carl shad of Amel ica.” Cedar Lake ispretth r than ever and just as full of fish. The railroad company has a fine park there and is soon to build a new station. immM C&mtcaiwts ’ , Gtmui. Dewier*. ti :[ MAI jot I A. I* First Cun ago Man—“What are your plans for the future'” Second Chicago Man-“I think I will stop getting married and settle down.”—Truth. Latter, the great naturalist. It is to the sex, and concerning the application of ! effect that the I aaa go of the moth Di< ra- DUcoxery of th© hubetanre Feed in Et* capitij- from Cocoons. A most remarkable entomological discovers’ has been man-ouneed by Oswald Whem Prof. Ilorsford died a few years ago ho made his daughter promise that she would continue his archaeological inquiries on the Charles. .Accordingly,    !    and    dinrag-room are kept in order; that she requested some American archae-    the    metal® ore served on time: that tie biologists to take hold of the matter,    preside®!’* lunch is served in the diniog- U    But they excused themselves on the    !------ ----—    KI“ " ground; that they were ant acquainted with that particular fieldof study, and | upon their advice she hired Prof. Gud- I mcndsson to do the work. ilie.has just retaarncid to Denmark from a trip to Boston, where he has spout a part of the summer, and the result of his work may be'S.iimmarized as follows: In one place, where Prof. Ilorsford believed the Norwegians to have resided were found water conduits, piles . of-.stone, anda-sortof amphitheater, “ail excavated hill with terraces of eartharound it.” But the work may as well have been done by Indians or early .English settlers as by Norwegians. At.a place which Prof. Ilorsford had called Thor-finns House. there had beecmo house at all, sand -.when this fact was communicated to Miss Ilorsford she became mad said would not let Prof. <Gud-mundsson investigate another spot called ~lLeif*s House.” But in .a depression in a hill an actual house was found, it was very old. Its .walls consisted of stone and earth, and its general plan and construction were such that at might have been boult by Icelanders.of the Saga age. But, unfortunately, lamps of burnt brick there and there spoke against a Scandinavian origin, aud the house seems to date from the fiimes of the early English settlements. Some eight or ten feet under the ground was found a wery primitive path leading from this house to the landing place; but here, too, were found chips of brick. There still remains, of course, (the hypothesis: The house and the path were built by tthe Norsemen, but they were repaired and use by the English settlers. So uh* American archaeologists who wenej present when the excavations were la ade declared that the house could that have built by Englishmen, for they always used Kane mortar Upon the j wfcole, Miss Ilorsford gat very little satisfaction out of Pro! Gitdmundsson, while he, on tike other hand, admits that he actually found muck .more than he boul expected. A ^teculiar box left in a passenger carat Banders wa* found ta-contain a new br rn baby eounfortably \wrapped up. It was addressed to “Tire Salvation Awny,” and has been baptized Benjamin August. room, tire cabaret room, in his private office, or in tire library, wherever bt may choose to have it brought* President Arthur and President Cleveland have often had their lunches serteri where irt was most handy for them be partake, while attending to pressing business. In order that you may understand tkii* little household irregularity, you must understand that it takes fire minutes or more to go from the business [tart of the mansion to the diningroom not five minutes to spare of the day. It does sot often happen, but when it dc**® (recur, the lunch must be served whenever the president wants it served. Th* ihousekeei>er also sees I H ‘'’V*' i" .    ,    . , T.    .*    ,    .    ,    twite    hon to it that the linen is aired, the beds made and rugs ^haken.and tire carpets kept perfectly rheum ilnasmucb as she qi Kites in the form of presents from thejpeople. There is * uian in Connadtl* >cut who sends a splendid turkey to the president every Christmas day, and another for the New Year dinner sri tin white house. He has been doing this tot a seore of years, it is-generally under 'Stood, however, that presidents will not accept presents, aud the practice formerly prevalent is practically dircon tinned. One** upon a time there was a Virginian who sent %t> President An drew Jackson a cheese so large that *1 would not go through any of ti* white house doors or windows: and Gem Jackson had it cut out ok the big front lawn and incited the eitunp®s*0f the littler ll tnge of Washington to come snd hclj themselves. At that time there were ne more than 15,000 or ’50,000 people in a1 the District of Columbia. The president who hire a family aru who loves his children *mret*b«ve a appreciation of the spacious grcrur.di about the white hawse, in vriuch the children may play with abandon andir safety. The wide-spreading trees, the velvety lawn, the footit*iire. Ire flowers are all surrounded by a high iron fci.ce and every gate is guarded by a watchman. There children may plavwitbouf fear of assault or accident, while the children of tens of thousanhs of othet dwellers in cities must Tx* cooped up ir their houses or play in rhe sitape!*-sv cramped little yards. The mansion it- the “eat” It was said: “Hannah In bree lea behaved lo well. That none her ©ofter sex could tell.** At tire close of her military life, however, she revealed her fleered, and was awarded a pension of £18 5s. |»er annum. Later on she started a public house under the sign of “The Widow in Masquerade,” and did such a roaring trade that a comfortable old age was assured to her. There is Mary Alme Talbot, a fine, comely young woman, To judge by an extant portrait, who served four years as a soldier and suitor in the name of John Taylor, and Took part in Lord Howe's glorious victory on June I. She died February 4, 1808, aged 30 years. One print represents her holding a cutlass in one hand, and a Frenchman'* head in the other; another in which she is representing a press gang. C oupled with the memory of Fontenoy, 1745, there is that of Phobe Ilessel, whose monument in a Brighton churchward states that she was born at Chelsea in nura vinula secretes a pure caustic I to tush which it tires to penetrate the tough silken bag or cocoon in which it is inclosed, says the St. Louis Republic. Caustic potash is, a* mort everyone knows, a powerful caustic which destroys 8kin and flesh when brought in contect with it. That it should be secreted or formed in the mouth or internal acate my of any living creature is so singular and unlikely that the entomologists were at first inclined to disbelieve the story as related by Mr. J-ate ter, in Telling of hrs discovery. It has lung been know n that this particular species of moth used rcmc kind of liquid with which to soften the cocoon when he arrived at the age when nature hinted that it was time to get rid of The silken envelope, but Mr. Latter'© experiments have for the first time dioclosed the nature of that liquid. Prof. Latter made this singular discovery by clipping the end - from cocoons and catching the liquid when it, tcgs A IIouAt*h«>lil Socewity, Cascara ta Candy Cathartic, the most won-derful medical discovery of the ag'-, pleasant and refreshing to the taste, acts gently and positively on kidneys, liver and bowel , lounging tlie entire system, dispels colds, •urea headache, fever, habitual constipation and biliousness. Pleas© buy and try a of C. CL C. to-day; IO, 2 *- 50 c nits- Iso Id Owing to th© many requests from its patrons, Warner’s Safe Cure Co, have put on the market a smaller size bottle of Safe Cure which can now be obtained at all druggists at half the price of the large bottle. ctfe is not only a scientific vegetable preparation and does all that is claimed for it, but it is the only Kidney and Liver medicine used by the best people of four continents. A medicine that bears the stamp of the world’s ap-5 pro val, and maintains its posi-: tion for a fifth of a century, : must necessarily possess peculiar merit. PUBLIC OFFICE Who Eier Wins, ■ in the < j ta .iud guaranteed to cure by ad druggists. Vert four horses eat corned beef, but we saw one stand.ng Hie other duy with a bit in his mouth. it re vt 'ain wi l flit ti other plat the iron Is awl petit! Instruct!'! mere f rhaozes: tu'inr will st**p out fir pisces. IOO,OOO P 'S. G-t    pi i- r- na IT nos hot. I adv!se. prepare, *nd n e pacers ms. It aiwan* ray- 'n tilings ritfftt. .a fret*. WM. Ii- LO PP. Washington. IXC. X fMCC-rid ba •thers rs and white C'.i3CABETS stimulate liver, kidneys and bowels. Never sicken, weaken or gripe. Those w ho Advice is seldom welcome. need ii inO“t take it least. Hall’s Catarrh Care Is taken internally. Price 73c. A fen may be driven, but the jrcncil docs belter when it is lead. salesmen mm de htt the larr- t art mort compare line pf Nnrs-ery Stock. ©EEO (OR! und HEED POI A-TOEJi rn the    Three    plane    of    work. PAY WEEKLY. An ea-iy rtart In *n resM: -re-J. WRITE AT ONCE MU*. TEEMS. THE .I EVV FI.E. NC RH ERY COMPART, Lake City, MI**. HAVE YOU TRIED YUCATAN? OPIUM Jcst try a 10c box of Cascan ts. the finest liver and Dowel regulator ever made. TVnina goes the quickest—a full minute or a spare moment? A. N. K.—G. 1624. WHEN WRITING TO ADVERTISERS plea*© state that you saw the advertise-meat Ic this paper. I Prof. Babcock, 1713; that she served for many years as * jested. This he subjected to chemical a private soldier in the Fifth regiment , of foot in (lifferetrt parts of Europe, and I high ! received a bayoner wound in the arm at t the a!io\e engagement Living at . Brighton, her ckw* became known to j George IV., then print*:* regent, who j sent to ask her what sum of money J would render her comfortable. “Half % guinea a week.” replied old Phoebe, “will make me as happy as a princess.” This, therefore, by hts majesty’s command was reiruhtrIv paid her till the day of her death., which took place December 12. Is21. when she attained the age of 108 years. Again, there is Mary Dixon, who was ana: Vais. DOX 8PKI.NG8, % A., self and the surrounding grounds may j nearly 16 yawps iu the army. and fought he regarded as among the *pre>?ident*» at Waterloo. She was still living in I ‘best official perquisite®. ‘Senators when in Washington bove 'free shaves and shines in the senate tmr-ber shop at the capitol br.?ld'*ng: bul when -die was tftnocribcd as “a strong, powerful old woman/' Above all, there is the remarkable, ff,not unique case of Dr. Hi ITV, who died at Corfu in July, Ta •'lilt Foot” anil *C. & O.” Route*— Perfect Fell Climate—2.500 Feet Ut— J.ion — Magnificent MoooUi’t Sit-rouadinffc-Jloit Curative Bat Ik* Anuu n. From Chicago. Bt. Louts, Pe*ria aud ail oointA tributary, jndiumqioiis, Bento:. Harbor. Detroit, Toledo, Sandusky, Springfield, Dayton and iutermediate points, t; o -BL* Four Route” h.ivethrougn vcstiouled tn..n» <h»:]j lo Cincinnati. Biacidficentiy equipped Aith Buffet Parlor Cars, liming tar*and Warner hleeping Cars. Direct col rn ade in Central Cml ii Station, Cit rn lh Hie beautiful trains of the < is ^apeaiu-& Ohio Hallway, w ithe ut transier arras the city. Write any agent ”l>:g Four” Lr full particulars, ar address L* B. Martin. (ieoeral _Pa<HM»nger arid Tn*K©t Agent, or L O. McOnnk'k, Passenger Traffic Ma:.aper ’ Big Four Route,” C::ainuaxi- O. the well-known Chemist, says: — "I find that Walter Baker & Co/s Breakfast Cocoa is absolutely pure. It contains no trace of any substance foreign to tne pure roasted cocoa-bean. The color is that of pure cocoa; the flavor is natural, and not artificial; and the product is in every particular such as must have been produced from the pure cocoa-bean without the addition of any chemical, alkali, acid, or artificial flavoring substance, which are to be detected in cocoas prepared by the so-called 4 Dutch process.y 99 Valter Baker & Co., LtcL, Dorchester, Mass. i. I He president is obliged to hire his owl j |m,5. Tliislad'.saiilnhuvebeen thelepit- Imrlxr and bootblack. He ba© no per of an Tinner?*waryerqatttioa dbfe nature. The fish commissioner fur . niches the white house aquarium with i, and somatuacs the president hat I    ^    f    4.    , /    .    gold fish and other fanev fishes, white ive minute*^ to spare in the middle ...    .    ..    ,    ~    .    . the horticultural and ngTHvtmiral de- EKm Seat to Gteftt Altitude. When Mr. Eady first began ix> fly kites at Blue Hill, Mass., an altiftode of 1,500 feet Uvas considered remarkable, but recently an altitude of 7,20G tfeet above the le.v*?l of Hie sturroundinge«Min trv was atta-uaed by a THE WHITE HOE3BE COOK. is obliged To look after tile red parlor, blue parlor, east room aud other portions of the official and public part of the white Louse, as well as the residence portion, the housekeeper is a pretty busy woman, and earns her Mul-ary. The congress makes an anmua! appro*-print ion of 96.000 for the (stationery, J telegrams and other contiogent ex-j penates; and tbcs?t is seldom a -sufficient sum dor the pafunent of all contingent expeeises. so that sometimes the president ts obliged Tao use his private funds for llWary l>ook* and other contingent which are necessarily incident te his office, and in no sense personal to himself. One' nsf the best presidential p**r-'jquisite* is the steam yacht which is kite The Boston jPla<*d the disiK>**8 of the president Transcript saps! ““lie Blue nill J b-v the w«retar.v of thenavy. For many hove now Rome two milcaof strong wine J‘earR ‘he D.spntch h** been used by tm hand ami think than.hey can achieve president, for recreatwnary tr.pa. bnt etui greater penetration iio the upper Prea.dent dmhnd prefers the hotair than the prerent record of a Sile|ho"s'‘    '    ,olet'    " a    .__?©annot only traverse the Atlantic coast and a quarter. The experiments of the f 7    ^    ,    . j .    ,1    f    *    1    *    I bt it can run into shalloer creeks and J aret men ts furnish all varieties of fin%v-ers in addition to those w'toieh ave grown in the large conservatory ©f the se: but these littf© decora-j lions a ad ornamentive lienutie® are real-Sy ’tile ]H*rquisites of the president’s •rife; for fancy fish and flowers are more pleasing to the feniiniocThan tue masmlline eyes. I sin ce knew a president wbooe policy proved do la* unpopular during his in-wwitency of office, and very few senators i»r representative* called upon him. Wh*-,1 'thinking of his lonelin^*®® in his high position, and contrasting the lives of «<T*her presidents who daily receive the erffieial and social calls of upwards of 50 of-the leading men of this nation, it ha*•occurred to me that the friendship and admiration of the people is a perquisite of tile president which k? attainable'by no other American «*itizen in any other position, or under any other circumstances. Undoubtedly the president who was shunned by his own party leaders aud ignored by the leaders of tin* opposition, would gladly fefcve counted the friendship of the people a greater perquisite of his office than the salary’ and all other emol’.imelts combined. The three great at tributes of Washington are known to all, but it seems to iw* that while it was a pleasure to have been “first in w ar.” mid also to have been ‘“first in peace.” his greatest delight mast have been in a realization of tile fact tho! he was “first in the hearts of hi* countrymen.” MM TTH D. FRY. TIm* Popular Doctor. “How do you manage,doctor, to make yourself so popular witb all your putt ientvS?” “That’s very simple. I assure those ortho only imagine they are ill that they frailly are ill. while thore who are really iii I assure that they are quite well.”— Flsegende Blaettcr. The Reason They Are Dinappolnted. He— Few men marry the women they really want. Sh©—I suppose not. They rarely know that they want a partioular woman until she is married to some other man.—Brooklyn Life. itnate granddaughter of a Scotch earl. I is surmised to have adopted male attire and the medical profession from attachment to an army surgeon. Never in her lifetime had anyone the slightest sus-picion of her sex. While-staff surgeon I to the cape garrmon, ©he most suce-iessfully treated the governor, Lord iCharles Somerset, fought a duel, and was considered to be of a most quarrelsome disposition. The doctor was frequently guilty of flagrant breaches of discipline, and on more than one occasion was sent home under arrest, but somehow or other, the offejwic® were always condoned at headquarters. The late earl of Albemarle relates in his reminisccnses. that on sitting next to he.r ut mess, he noticed “a certain effeminacy in his manner, which he seemed to be always st rn ing to over come. while his style of conversation wa* greatly superior to that one usually heard ut a mess-table in the days of non comjietitive examinations.” In Tis rf'n Army List for 1865, the name ot James Berry, M. I)., stands at the head of the list of inspectors general of hospitals. In the July of the same year. her death was announced, and the next day it win-officially reported to the horse guards that the doctor was a woman. It is singular that neither the landlady of her lodging, nor the black valet, who had lh cd w ith her for years, had the vaguest notion of her secret.—Admiralty and Horae Guard’s Gazette. "Tat older a man get*/" sa philosopher, “the balder he sorry for a woman whoso (IiaL"”—J adion j po 11,-* Jon: tut!. J i finds pu^ ( s A- C-A rA ■*- Cs 0 .r TrC present week are likely to be of importance, since Prof. Hafriugton, late chief of the weather service, and Mr. Archibald, from England, the first person to use kites for meteorological purposes. are in tow’n. These gentlemen will visit Blue Hill and trials will be made during the week to eclipse even the already noteworthy record.” Bath Money. Among the Turks bath money forma an item in every marriage contract, the husband engaging to allow his wife a certain sum for bathing purposes. Should it be withheld she has only to go before the cadi and turn her slipper upside down, and if the complaint be not redressed then it is a ground for divorce. ' and bayous where good hunting abounds. President Arthur and President Harrison often used tho Dispatch for cruises around Chesapeake bay, and occasionally for trips to New" York and the New England coast. The Tallapoosa was a swift sloop which was often used by President Hayes; but the Tallapoosa was sunk in collision with a Yankee fishing smack off the Massachusetts coast, and the Dispatch has been the official yacht for the presidents ever since. Do you remember that when Harrison was president he had a grandson named Benny McKee? He was no brighter cmd no better than other little boys, but the newspapers were filled with la uda- C'leer (■«•«. “Widdlcton, were you delirious when you had heat prostration?” “Delirious? I didn't ©Yen recognize my bicycle when they brought it to my bedside.”—Chicago Record. A Prediction Yeritietf. Hicks—Do you believe in presentiments? Wicks—Yes: something told we only a little while ago that I was going to meet a bore.—Somerville Journal. Thought It Wa( Something Worse. Brown—I have bad news for you, old man. Your wife has eloped. Jones—How you frightened me! I thought somebody had stolen my wheel. —Town Tonic*. Pumice Stone. A floating barrier of pumice stone, IO miles long, over 1,000 yards wide and 15 feet deep, cloning a seaport to all venae Is os effectually as a boom could do, is not the sort of thing one is likely lo forget. And yet that was one of the results of the Krakatoa eruption, the port being Telok Retoung, in banda straits. Formed in a few hours, it would almost seem to Ik* in supreme effort of nature in the pumice-making line were it not that such immense quantities are found at the bottom of the sea. A queer place for pumice stone; but pumice stone when produced is really heavy; it is only the air cavities in it that make it light, and as it float© it becomes waterlogged and dow n it goes. Most of the pumice we use in Europe comes from the Lipari islands, north of Sicily, “the home of Vulcan,” whence Volcano as the name of one of them, and our “volcano” as descriptive of the natural feature of which it is the t\ pc. Here are the pumice quarries— at Monte (’hirica and its craters. Monte Pel a ta and Forgia Yecchia—where over a thousand men are at work in the narrow tununels and galleries, lighted by clay lam])© of antique form. The w’hole hillside is perforated with groups of ihese tunnels, which number between 290 and 300, and are so narrow that the men can hardly peas each other in them. And. just as coal is found in beds alternated with sandstone and shale, so the pumice is in layers between harder lavas and ashes.—Leisure Hours. •tinrMiium Itjtr.*’ The Monon has put us a fast fiver for Indiaaup 'a* und Cuuttnnati. The trair leavesCnicaeo. LK-artmru nation, at I! .50 A. M.f rtvaU -hcs luduuiapoiis at 4:37 anil ( i»-CinnaLi al 7:1.3 P ii. tau* making the run, til int©    Xndiau4ii»oafe. is four hours anti forty-oe-ren    Clin    amati    in    seven hours and fiftT-fhre minute*. 'Ibis is the fastest! me mat ie between OxJeago aud Indianapolis and (".art ncati liy say line. Toe “Cincinnati Flyer** is equips! with elegant day * * 1 laches, the Monon i e >e:»n«te‘d hich-baiked seats, pallor car ami dining car. City Ticket Office. 232 Clark BL, Chicago. Sns—“Wlien a man propels to agiri, »t d' esa't alwavs mean that be wauls to mar rv liar.” He **No; it may be a matter of ueccaSity/'—Lafe. Pear* on Earth. This is once moreen joyed b the rh© mat c wise enough to c« >aatenart their pi agre-sive malady with Host tier s Stomach Bitters. No testimony is stronger th:m thai which indicates it as a source of relief in this© m-piaint. It is also em men* Iv effective ae a ire ament for kidney trouble. dvsj»©prin. de bilitv. liver complaint and »on^tipation. Use it with persistence for the above. “WitATshall I do vr th th s article on th© city drinking water'” saki I he Chicago editor's assistant. “Bch it down, war the reply.—Vogue. Don’t Tobacco Spit anil Smoke \our Ufo Awar. If vou want to quit tobacco using ( arily and forever, be rn ai ie well, strong, magnetic, full of new life and vigor, take No To-Bav. the wonder-worker that makes weak men strong. Many pain te n pounds in ten days. Over 400.000 cured. Buy No-To-Bac teem vour own druggist, who will guanin tee a cure. Booklet and sample mailed free. Ad. Sterling Remedy Co., Chicago or New \ 01 k. f: -HJA prat *j a t n rn 44 Everybody Likes It” “Mr boy, it is high time a check w..s placed on' your performances/* -Thank you, father Please make ii payable or. sight*’ _ We have not been without Pi. os Cure for Consumption for 2(i years. Lizzie FtaREI., Camp HL, Hari i.sburg, Pa . May 4. '94. lr we knew what our enemies have suffered, ourtcumitv would often die a sudden death.—Raui's Horn. middle of-the-road eandi-bicyi’lDl.”—Norristown —Most of the shoes worn in Japan are made of straw or wood. In the entire country there is but one /actory vvhers teether shoes are made. “No Maciie. a date is not a Herald. ________________ When bilious or costive, cat a Cascara!, eancy cathartic, care guaranteed, 10c, 2.3 -. lr an Indian takes cold, he is liable to have the whooping cough. Battle^ PLUG Everybody likes "Battle Ax” because of its exceedingly fine quality. Because of the economy there is in buying it. Because of its low price. It's the kind the rich men chew because of its high grade, and the kind the poor men can afford to chew because of its great size. A 5-cent piece of “ Battle Ax99 is almost twice the size cf the JO-cent piece of other high grade brands. PRICES THAT WE OFFER YOU IN OURif blS. CATALOGUE C's tee a.mount it costs us to setiU It to you SMen tXow Snit' X.’AV Men s New Carus. Vi eta; Overall*. 2i cts; Mackinaw Shirts; fl.SI1; Mens’ Orere>ats. 94.49: Men’s 4Ulster* f(.Ti; Men s- Fur < oats. E T.’.; Fur Ko! ct. 12 ti; 1-adles' Cartes *1 4A: Children's Jackets 11.45; I.aik;*' Cloak*. SiM: Zinnia u Carp*(» tarts, rer yarn New Curtains, ie eta; New T funks, (I* cts; l4td.es’ Mackintoshes Si.JU: Webster * Dictionary. )6 cts: Ladies'( orsrtv tOcta: liaby C.trriajres. $1.3; Nickle Alarm Clock*. IS eta; New Watcher ll HT; Xour-• piece quadruplr Plat* Tea Ret* ©tAi; New Oreana f(37j; New Violin*. SI eta: New Wood Smooth Planes. 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