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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MOmSTPre PEdEMBEtt 21 tBUY YOUR COUNTS THIS WEEK 15 PER CENT CASH DISCOUNT on all of our LADIES and CHILDRENS CLOAKS 10 PER CENT CASH DISCOUNT on all of our SILKS and DRESS GOODS 10 PERCENT CASH DISCOUNT on all of our LACE FLOUNCINGS DRA PERY NETS and DUCHESS LACE HANDKERCHIEFS 10 PER CENT CASH DISCOUNT on GENTS SILK and MUF FLERS 10 PER CENT CASH DISCOUNT on FANS DOLLS TOYS ALBUMS and all other FANCY HOLIDAY GOODS 10 PER CENT CASH FURS DISCOUNT on We are closingout our GENTS SMOKING JACKETS for less than they are worth at wholesale Come and see our Bear in mind that we PHICE and sell for CASH ONLY 205207 KTAIH STREET WASATCK BRITISH OFFICIAL LIFE The Old Joke About Clerks and Tra falgar Square Fountains BUT ALL THAT IS CHANGED NOW PositJorm Within the Civil Service Rules and Ontoido of the Best Card in PromotlonHAbuflOfl of tho Service Is Still FamiHos Preferred y Doc 4 1800 Why are clerks In Government offices like tho fountains in Trafalgar Square was a conundrum much alloctod by men soino twenty years ago Tho answer was they play from ton until this satire curatoly represented tho workaday life of the ordinary civil servant in those days 1 am not in a position todotormiiH but if It did Is a striking contrast botwoon his official labors and thoso of his sureossor of tho present dny Tt Is record od that Churl os Lamb on hoing brought to book on ono oronsion by tho chief of his oHico for arriving hue re plied that ho would rriMko up for it by going away early This was a sumptu ously slniplo modo of balancing Uin ac count and if satUfiiotory to tho prin cipal was highly creditable tho In goiuiHy of tho subordinate Those woro tho glorious old days of patronage and prerogative when each political parU packed as many of proteges into tho public ollicos as such off ires could conveniently hold and when tho vote on account of civil service passed through Uio Mouse of Commons without boing subjected to a linear scrutiny as is Uie fashion in thosedegenerate and democratic times Tho only ontranco to tho groat ma jority of public appointmnnts now is through tho gate of open competition Thoro are still a fow offices where has successfully resisted as sniiU and whore tho scions and friends nf tho aristocratic and privileged classes emulate tlio playfulness of tho fountains above referred to Among thoso are tho treasury tho foreign and colonial offices and the clerical departments of tho Houses of Parliament Tho initial salaries in thoso offices is as high as iiil a an amount which it upwards of twenty years to attain in tho rank and Ho of tho ordinary civil ser vice It is a popular fallacy that Groat pays her servants liberally if not lavishly On tho contrary except in the few Instances just ousted sho out thoir striponds with tho most penurious regard to economy TWO DIVISIONS OF CIVIL SRTtVICE The civil of this country is into two branches called respec tively the higher and lower division The latter is the working section the former tho superintending and control ling Tho entrance to each is throng iho thorny and oonjosted avenue of opoi ompotUion Mw who aspire to tho higher division will find success al most impossible except they carry into ho fight tho ndvantago of a university r public school education Tho curri jnlum Is so wido and tho papers sc that an ordinary common schoo Draining is utterly inadequate to tho of success Among the sub IOCLS sot are language am aistory of lirooco Koiuo Franco taly mathomatlcs pure and mixed natural scionco history of lOngland In that of tho laws and constitu tion Of course tho whole bill is not ompnlsory but to insure success a fail proportion of tho items must bo taken ap As a matter of fact thb higher livisiou examination has proved a nisorablo failure It was projected in iho hope of attracting university and public school men but those literary Uuggors have turned up thoir noses at iho prize money An initial salary of B1000 a year rising by funereally slow stages to a maximum of 530001s hardly to fetch tho undergraduates Df Oxford and Cambridge oven though ihoy have no expectations of the passing sweetness with which a legacy is in jtinct Smart mon can make more than as tutors or coaches and will not therefore risk tho opprobrium attaching to defeat in a civil service examination Again tho professions of law snglneoring offer a more lucrative aroor than the very of public jlerkships In tho Government clorica Binploymont Micro is little scope for the iisplay of ability Seniority being in the groat majority of cases tho acquirement which secured promotion tho most jtupicl man on as rapidly as tho most Intellectual Twenty years ser vice Is more potent In gaining a highor salary than the most intimate acquaint ance with every ology from Alpha to Omega so that when a competition wallah enters a Government office he 3oos not base his chances of ad van ce ment so much on the striking and bril liant stupidity of his colleagues tis on ihe number of grizzled and unhaired heads that bend over the desks that sir round him PRACTICAL RESULTS The candidates forthe lower or second division of tho service are intho main Irawn from tho lowormiddlo class of society and Include the sons of artisans of srnal shopkeepers and of poor pro ossional men The initial salary rising by annual increments of to 5iOO and thence by to a maximum of S1750 It therefore takes a man ipvvard of thirty years service to attain this amount and supposing him to bo ortunate enough to gain admission at lie minimum ago which is fixed at sev tnteen he will bo in tho penumbra zone if tho sixties before ho enters upon its iiijoymont Nor will ho be allowed to uxuriatc on its unabridged figures for ong for tlioro Is a rule in tho British service that nono of its officers thall remain longer than forty years in ictive employment When tho four do have run thcir course he will be allod upon to retire In vain will he protest lie is not conscious of any pro nounced signs of decay or that he can perform his duties as well as tho most robust of his juniors Such pleadings ill not M a rulo avail him one jot The regulation which hus boon framed with the dual object of keeping up a good How of promotion and of ensuring an activo and vigorous staff is strictly ad hered to except in tho case of able de partmental chiefs whoso retirement would be a palpable loss to the country Not that favoritism does not in many in stances determine who shall go and who shall stay Sporial reasons for retain ing tho services of tho nephews and Uio cousins and tho proteges of influential persons readily suggnst themselves to thokeonand appreciative intellects of tho lords nf the Ability is a admirable quality and ono that is bound to succeed in tho long run but when BY rATnoxAarc its success is more readily and moro pronouncedly assured Although en trance to tho British civil service is as have before stated determined by open competitive examination whom in tho abilities of each candidate are esti mated according to the literary knowl edge which ho displays the subsequent advancement not infrequently depends upon tho pressure brought to bear on heads of departments by the friends of aspirant to preferment Given two govern mon t clerks of exactly similar education and business capabilities tho ono who can borrow tho oar of a Cabinet Minister or Treasury lord will suddenly bo discovered to pos sows abilities which it may safely bo as sorted would have never been un earthod except for tho fortuitous com bination of propitious circumstances which led up to bho halldoor of such a powerful personage Although patron age in ollicos recruited through tho open competitive system is nominally as dead as Julius Ciesar iu reality it is a living acting force which every civil servant who does not possess influential friends has to reckon with when figuring out his chances of promotion indeed it could not well bo otherwise considering that it is barely twenty years since it hold undisputed sway throughout tho Isles and dictated the appoint ment of every Government employee from a tidewater to a Secretary of State Iviko tho broken rose round whose shattered fragments hang tho scent of tho lowers which it recently contained tho air of tho open competi tion oflicos is notwithstanding the of ficial obsequies still redolent with the odor of patronage Instances occur every day and in every department whore mon with scarcely sufficient brains to bait a fishhook aro PITCHFOKKKI INTO POSITIONS for which they aro notoriously and scan dalously unfitted 1 will exclude from tholackofbrain portion of the indict ment tho private secretaries to cabinet ministers who on a change of govern ment arc permanently provided by being made commissioners of excise customs public works but I can not exclude thorn from tho charge of unfitness and incapability Even Mr Gladstone who in 1870 successfully ap plied his ax to tho upas troo of public patronage by throwing open tho civil service to tho ability and energy of tho whole country is not proof against the temptation of providing for his secre taries at the expense of tho permanent servants of tha crown His action in this direction is so sumptuously incon sistent as to evoke from many a govern ment clerk tho title of grand old hum bug Instead of tho moro popular one of grand old man But patronage liko prejudice dies hard and ovou tho most liberal and fairminded public mon cannot altogether resist its allurements or dospiso its agacaics John Bright used to say that there is something very saered about patronage and that there aro families In this country with long linos of ancestry who look upon it as a holy thing uot to bo touched by tho pro fane hands of pleboianism believing with Hosen Biglow that sonuuhiiiR liko a fuinilinp the When all tho first ramtlies got all tho bcstonloes tl INQO BETTER THAN A DOG Needless Anxiety Indignant You should not drivo that beer wagon at such a rate through the Wagon Kftf no fear ineestor Dot peer vagon vas so sthroug dot nossings could hurd Llfa M You want vory best thinp for the skin complexion then pot Cream bottles cents at druggists A Blind Woman Teaches a Tame Gander to Lead Pier A blind woman giving her name as Mrs Cant and led by a large whito gandor has been attention recently at Ada Ala She is a beggar and quite old and claim to have no friends except the fowl which attends her as closely as a dog leading her along by the dress which it holds in its bill Tho woman says she comes from near Birmingham whore she made her home with her son but on his death last August was left penniless and hornol oss Tho gandor shows no particular intel ligence oxcopt in his caroV the woman who taught him to do so in lieu of any other guide but occupies himself after tho manner of his kind while she sits and bogs at tho corners till sho is ready to go on when she recalls him with a whistle and he comes at once taking hold of her skirt and marshaling her solemnly along Ho will exchange greeting with Hocks of other gooso but never leave her to join such while ho has been seen to fly and rout a dog threatening his mistress Jt is necessary however for her to oc oasionly hasten his somewhat lazy stops for ho is of an investigating turn of mind and stops frequently to examine such objects as arouse his curiosity This fault tho woman says is owing to his youth for ho is only about ayoar old She also says that his education was by no moans so difficult as a dogs for the same business would have been and that whenever she is unable to go about through sickness be evinces the great est concern and will urge hor to got up by tugging at her dress baton hor re fusing still seems to unuorsUnd and will take up close beside hor and remain thorn all day with his head under his wing and most dejectedly pooping out at hor at intervals The gandor is an unusually large one and absurdly pompous as if ho know his importance refusing all overtures of friendship and resenting all attempts to handle him while ho allows his mis Uoss to caress him in any St Louis Sewage Disposal at Wore ester Mass The sowago precipitation plant at Worcester recently completed nndor tho supervision of City Engineer Allen and in which the principle of chemical precipitation is used is de scribed asconsisting mainly of a series of largo open tanks solidly constructed of brick and having a combined surface areiiof about ton acres There is also a building in which are a mill for grind ing tho chemicals and vats in which these chemicals after boing ground aro mixed with a small quantity of crude sewage This mixture is then discharged into lino stream which flows from the sowers into tho brick basin where somo chemicals chiefly lime combine with some of tho impurities forming a coagu lum which as it settles carries with it to the bottom of the basin the other im purities leaving the clarified sewage This clarified sewage is then allowed to How off into tho river and then tho siudge is drawn off from below and deposited on land adjacent to tho works where it will be plowed under and is expected to cause no detriment to the health or comfort of tho neighborhood Tho basins are so constructed that all may bo used simultaneously or the flow of sowago may be cut off from any ono ormoro of thorn for removing the sludge for cleaning or repairs The works have a capacity equal to tho daily purification of gallons of sowage and the annual cost of their maintenance is estimated at about and BwMmr Itecord A Golden Chance We had got through to Silver City by stags without adventure says a Now York Sun man and perhaps I had more reason than any other passenger to felicitate myself on tho fact at I was carrying greenbacks for a friend who was going into business Tho day after arriving a strange man came to the office and asked if ho could have a fow minutes private conversa tion He looked liko a prospector or silveriindor and I took him into tho inner office where ho quietly sat down and began I am no hand to beat around tho bush but believe in coming straight to tho Well Well you brought in with you Suppose I did I knew you wore coming and for three days I was posted to intercept you I intended to hold up your stage and take Why didnt you do it Thats what Im coming to My infernal burro stumbled with me at a bad place and pitched me off and for a whole day I hardly moved a rod Im so sore and lame now that I can scarcely get Well tThe kernel of this thing is just here You wore rhy meat fair and Thorn eight thousand was as good as in my own pocket Owing to circumstances boyoud my control you pulled through It was a stroke of luck I lost my ani mal and both my and am hurt besides Aro you honorable enough to give mo a por cent on that money to go Into business again He wanted 3 per but I finally got off with and he bought a re volver and some blankets with it and WASHINGTON FIRST LAST That Is the View Taken by the Resi dents of the National Capital ALL NOW SHOPPING FOR CHRISTMAS The Carnival of on Marriage anil W C T Lecture and a Scene Connected With Questions WASHINGTON D C Doc 19 1800 When the human raind weary with the vicissitudes of life contemplates a haven of rest it is apt to break over the confines of natural life and reconnoitre untried regions forgetful that this beautiful stopping stone to the dotted over with green pastures as it were moist with tho stimulating science the exhilarating spirit of progress the diversity of amuse ments the polish and moral influences of true society and the baneful fallacy of its froth From a combination of the good ele moms most persons whether rich or poor can extract something restful and instructive as comparative rest does not depend wholly upon a state brought about by the dissolution of soul and body but upon the use made of present opportunities which Vary according DO locality Evili sham Damas cus first Damascus last is the Mussul mans faith so with the Washiugtonian ho is convinced that the national capital the MVarlor City by a fair contemporary who hails from the Crescent City which in turn has been dubbed tho Drawing Room by a driver of tho sterner pre eminence overall other cities and offers tho most satisfactory facilities for rest both of body and mind to all classes that are not too niorbiclno see good in every This opinion if considered egotistical and unjust is subject to the criticisms of other aspiring cities but it will bo remembered that a man convinced against his will is ofi the same opinion still CHRISTMAS PRESENTS The near approach of Santa Clauss annual visit is very air and is doubly evidenced in the store windows which havebeen converted into veritable curiosity shops D6lla arrayed in regal bridal apparel talking dolls musical toys and dumb toys of every conceivable color shape and makeup crowd the window recesses from top to bottom forming lovely and variegated pictures that attract throngs of sightseers and casual passersby while eager anxious women are rushing to and fro elbowing their way through mercantile houses in search of appropriate Christmas presents for hubby or some other member of her family or for some favored friend Tf the receiver is to be a lady the taSlc is much obviated by recourse to the beautiful arid artistic handwork so ex tensively done by women at present and in wuich innumerable fitting presents may be designed but if a gentleman friends taste is to be catered to the donater runs her lingers through her bangs until the hair is sprawled and spread round like so many spider legs knits her brow racks her brain then in her frenzy appeals to her neighbor wont oftand stopped a stage and was shot through the head who wont tell to know what she must got for him Dear it is so hard to get anything that a man likes Usually tiie question expends itself in a smoking cap a cigar case a pair of dressing slippers or some useful orna ment for his writing desk etc Why all this worry Because to some people the more fuss they make the more important a thing is It is more blessed to give than to re seems to bethe motto of the multitude of prospective givers who of course will not forget that there are many homes in their midst that would be happier and brighter for the gift of a few Christmas turkeys and as many savory mince pies OF TIII3 MANY AMUSEMENTS of the capital apart from the opera and the theater none so far in point of ex beauty in struct venesand grandeur have equaled the Carnival of held under tho auspices of the Potomac Relief which has just closed This consisted of a series of brilliant evening entertainments in which sixteen nations were represented by more Jinan two hundred ladies and gentlemen in spectacular costumes tableaux from the rural life and leading historical events of tho different nations gorgeous booths superb goods and wares that reflected their magnificence in a ilood of resplendent light At intervals the whole was enlivened with national airs discoursed by present brass band that did itselfgreat credit The was that last evening when two hundred dancers in their national costumes closed the successful event Ina hilarious turn at the old Virginia K The has been truly a blaze of Terpsichorean glory The receipts were large notwith standing there was no raffling no voting I or vending of wares The antilottery I law which applies very strictly to church fairs and like entertainments received due respect It would be well if it applied also to pooling horse racing and other evils of a gambling nature that are carried on within the limits of the District of say of the haunts are patronized by every caste of men that make up a community President Harrison showed a vast deal of wisdom and justice when he vetoed the codicils to the AntiLottery bill be cause they were not sufficiently far reaching MINISTERS ATLIAXCE At a recent meeting of the District Ministers Alliance for the purpose of considering the marriage and the divorce laws of the country tho liquor tramc was severely discussed but like all questions there was difference of opinion Some of them were in favor of high license while others were uncom promising prohibitionists As the dis cussion waxed warm one brother said that they might as well try to jump over the sun as to try to get a prohibi tion law through Congress Another thought that a half loaf high license was better than no loaf at all Tnis sen timent did notwin unanimous approval and it was quickly suggested that moulded bread was worse than no bread for it contained germs of death and that nothing short of absolute prohibition would wipe out tho accursed trallic One of the brethren German declared him self a thorough prohibitionist before the Alliance but said that he did not dare to do so before his congregation Ministers of the Gospel should board the lion in bis den and dare to do right rogardloss of conciliatory policy It is their duty to denounce sin in places that the world might duplicate their example God will take care of the results even refractory congregations AGAINST HIGH On the heels of this meeting followed j the quarterly conference of tho National W C T IT of the District of Columbia After reading the minutes of a previous meeting and electing several super intendents to different branches of the temperance work they emphatically denounced high license and heartily endorsed their prohibition brethren This grand body of Christian workers W C T arc pressing steadily for ward in tho answering faith that victory will ultimately crown their labors Despite cisions divisions and splitoils it stands firm as the Rock of Ages the parent of a grand moving army that is destined to overthrow whisky and es tablish temperance peace and happi ness in every household When through tho deep waters I call thno to go The rivers ol sorrow shall uot thec oerllow wnroD AUGUSTS What an outlandish word Where on earth did it come from and what is its root Three queries Mr and Mrs or Miss Faultfinder The word analyzed into its four syllables shows that its sev ral roots are the following words Wife mother daughter sister The significance of these words should be sufficient to commend the Wimodaugh sis society to the good favor of every sensible man and woman Broad in its scope farreaching in its aims it covers a wide field and supplies a longfelt need among women The organization was founded by a few en terprising women whose purpose was and is the education of women in art in science literature and physical cul ture and the establishment of a club house for the accommodation of women in this city and outside of it To the originators have been added several other ladies forming a board of managers who have leased a large com modious building of twenty rooms at 1406 G street N in this shape of a marble or cranito palacewill perpetuate the names of ihe noble women who originated the grand pro jeet Monthly membership tickets are nuy coiuseach these on title the holders to froo access to any one class and to the library and parlors Mrs Harriot Webb the widely known i Isow York elocutionist and reader is paying a Hying visit to tho capital Last evening she kindly gave the sis a be no lit Mrs Webb is a good fig ure though inclined to be stout and may be termed a not iho fair short wavv nutbrown hair When she appeared on tho in attired in a magnificent low nocked and shortsleeved black silk suit with long train glittering jet passementerie trim mings corsage bouquet of dolicato pink roses and sparkling she at once made an indelible impression and elicited much admiration She recited with great force and dra matic a scone from tho Merchant of and tho Chariot from which simply brought the house down Miss Georgia Egyptolo gist of this ilso road an ing paper on tho Women in Ancient satisfaction that would bo equally as well us Congross has dono on the other hand if they should succood in bringing order out of chaos that would bo far bettor aro not compotont they ire not parliamentarians say somo peo ple You cant aKays sometimes tell lot a test dooiuo ihoir ability 4 Iy and by it will be too Tho majority of both part Jos are de nouncing tho ponding national election bill as boing a shaggy monster dripping with blood If tho version of thoso Solomons is true tho bill might better bo koptin tho halls of Con gross than bo precipitated on tho country Rather than involve tho sections in war and bloodshed tho two Houses had boitor resolve thomsolves into a theatri cal troupe and play tho kilkonny cats Thoy might play with closed doors thoy choose and disponse with a door koopor and if an actor by chance should hshut out ho could gain admittance by kicking tho door open i Swoct lawl oflibcrty Of Thee 1 F A W most desirable locality in thevicinity of churches government departments theaters hotels and street cars The house is now open and in practi cal operation Many ladies passing through and visiting the National capi tal stop there in preference to going to a public hotel They find home com forts polite attendants and cordial hos pitality at the hands of the managers Several of the rooms have been set apart antf lady and gentlemen teachers are at liberty to use them for their classes with the understanding will teach any pupils free of charge that the association may send them This pays the rent of the room Classes in French German stenography type writing painting and art needle are now in progress A reading room and a library an art room a bureau of information and a womans exchange have been opened and are liberally patronized by a cultured class of women The private apartments have all been taken by ladies who are now occupying them and are delighted with the sur roundings and the prospective outlook The parlors two are fre quently rented to literary clubs at the moderate rate of 35 an evening on the principle of short profits and quick sales The District National W C T U has its headquarters in the building and later on Miss Susan B Anthony the royal leader of her sex and the wor thy heroine of this age will also have her1 headquarters The society has formed itself into a joint stock company and at present the worth five dol lars a share Many women have in vested and the number is increasing daily This money is to be used for the building of a clubhouse and sometime in the near future a memorial in the T M Stanley tho African elastic step is by no means that of an in valid has boon among us ami in a lec ture on the Dark made bettor acquainted with tho natives ani mals physical features and possibilities of that benighted part of tho world His lecture brought together one of the most distinguished audiences of the day Tho President of the U cabinet offi cers and other officiate honored with their presence as evil is al ways present this occasion was not ex empt from a disagreeable scono which at the time was known only to a fow When Mrs Stanley arrived at Lincoln Hall whore the lecture was dolivored instead of being promptly conducted to her private box which was to that of the President she had to wait for a contention to bo settle J between tho managers One insisted that she should pay S25 for the box whiln the other favored free admittance However she occupied the box and it is not known at least to tho public whether or not tho required sum was forthcoming Paul says of wives if they will loarn any thing let them ask their husbands at This obnoxious command is in this case superlatively acceptable The distinguished visitors wore fotod and dined in high life and had evidence that America appreciates val uable services and no doubt their tour to this country will furnish them pleasant remembrances throughout life THE SMITHSONIAN IXSTITUTR in addition to its vast collection of curi osities has a pet calf a real live buffalo calf The little stranger is only a few weeks old but already it shows from its short thickset build its brown curly robe sloping forehead and kindly black eyes that it is simon When crowds of people gather about tho corral the littles creature anxious to become acquainted prances out with an air that seems to say look at me I have escaped extinction 1 have come to stay and to represent my noble ancestors who have been so ruthlessly swept from the face of the earth The love that the father and mother demonstrate for this calf is equal to that shown by human beings towards their offspring No one dares to go near it even the necessary attention of the keeper so enraged tho father that he had to be removed to a separate corral A number of persons are endeavoring to preserve the remnant of these ani mals and very likely in a few years they will be common stock on eastern farms Bicycling is the order of the day in this city of the vast number of at least four hundred of them are women The question has been asked if women have a right to ride bicycles Yes they have a right to ride anything they choose from a stickhorse to an ox but they should be careful the man ner in which they ride the bicycle they should not go wheeling along the streets with their skirts ali hanging and j ping on one side of the seat their spines curved and their crooked at righ angles as is frequently tho case This is unsightly and provokes condemning remarks The bicycle schools should make grace a special point in their training Many women can drive their wheels to the tops of steep hills with out dismounting and in every way com pete with the best rnfcle riders PUBLIC QUESTIONS What is to be done with the tariff law The two great parties have litor ally failed to give satisfactory legislation on this question Low tariff or free trade formed a ladder by which Cleve land climbed down and out of tho White House High tariff has brought signal defeat to the Republican party yet the country must have a tariff law If both parties do not keep their eyes about them their heads level and their lamps trimmed and burning most likely they will see another party sailing the ship of state in and they will be left to make faces at each other and like the defeated gambler will have to be content with trying to give acceptable reasons for having lost the game Suppose the matter should be settled by arbitration and the arbitrators should be three women two to be appointed by Congress and the third to be chosen by the two already appointed If these arbitrators should fail to give A Lourdcs Scones similiar to those which fol lowed the miracles of are occurrinu In a btyrian culled About a month ago vsirl of 12 bolonging to tho village was looking for mushrooms in a wood eallod Little Sunday Forost She imagined she heard her name called overhead looked up and according to her story saw the Virgin Mary high up in the boughs of a littree nodding to her Tho Virgin spoke to her and told her to communicate her wishes to tho people of tho faith Since that day tho pirl sees tho Virgin Mary twico aday in troo andreceives her orders Tho news having spread liko wildfire villagers from tho most distant parts of Styria from Hungary and Croatia now march in procession to Luttcnbcrg The average number of pilgrims is SOO on a week day and 3000 on a Sunday Tho kneel round the tree which has boon marked by an arch of ever greens on which burn the tapers of tho devout and at 2 oclock the little girl dressed in white steps among them goo up to tho tree declares sho sees and hoars tho Virgin and repeats what sho protends to hear Through tho ehild each pilgrim believes ho or she addresses the mother of Christ and re ceives an answer This ceremony takes place again at London News A Notable Book A talented Frenchman Henri Hav ard has us1 finished a book so valuable in contents that in its expensive com pletion he has had tho help both of Paris and the French Government Tho book appearing in four volumes is a superb dictionary of furniture and decoration from the time of tho thirteenth century to tho present day M Havard the greatest living European authority on questions of modern and decorative art has required no less than fifteen years to finish his task The book has over one thousand vignettes including sixty plates by famous art Nts The work although then un finished was awarded last year the prize of honor by tho Academy of Fine Arts Liver Complaint Roinq Mihlcet to liver troubles I rtavn minv bnt have never found an equal to i r Kennedys Favorite Remedy at Rollout It stimulates tho stomach Hvr Sites the bowels and has proved of such value that I would not be without it I do reaiirrt it as tho best medicine for any trouble fromany disorder of thcso organs W red Cor Bridge Division Streets CatskilJ K Y The Power of Music Id vas dc dot make Vrahce a republic it vas Der Vatch on der Rhine vat give victory to Shormany id vas Yankee Dcotlo vat free America and Browns Body vat free her How about tho Boulangor March Musi Dot march saved Franco from Boul anger Von Boulanger hear id he do vatfve all he New JTorfc Degradation of American Politics Sos back from votin tells me dat our candi date yoh wuf seven Shoh nulT How much did he gib you Ohny five dat jes goes to show ftow dishoncs politics is gettin to Nothing Between Thorn He visits her so regularly I actually Dolievo there is something between them Wrtl yon wouldnt think it if you how close uigelBer they sit on the sofa when he Phitofalphta A Hard Choice Tailor to badpaying Now an entire suit would well In cer tain contingenciesI might sup pose instead of making the suit for TOU 1 lend you ten Blat ter JIahitually Lost Thats a fine dog you have there What do you call him Emin Why do you call him that Because Ive had to spend so much time finding Briton Courier Fora d unnairod bottles ascents at druggists WEBSTERS ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY GIVEN AWAY O K CLOT o or G SHOE OUMPAINY 117 MAIN BOYS CLOTHING GEKTS FURNISHING GOODS dl tom to bouse iii the city Bont forget the place CLOTHING SHOECOM x VU ;