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INDEX 10 NEW ADVERTISEMENTS
Meeting—Georgia Medical Society.
Special Notices—Dividend No. 89, South
ern Bank of the State of Georgia; Har
dee & Marshall; Fine Fruits, C. A. Dray
ton Company; Dividend No. 63. the Mer
chants' National Bank of Savannah. Malt
Mead, Henry Stelljes; John Funk, City
Market; Levans’ Table d'llote; At Gard
ner’s; at Joyce's.
Business Notices—On* Hundred Eggs
for 100 Cents, the S. W. Branch Cos.
Official—Proceedings of Council.
Grape-Nuts—Postum Cereal Company.
Whisky—Hunter Baltimore Rye Whisky.
Cigars—Tcm Keene Cigars.
For Your Sunday Dinner—At Munster’s.
Grand Military Excursion to Macon,
Ga.—Via the Georgia and Alabama Rail
Cherooto—Old Virginia Cheroots.
Salt—The Favorite Table Salt.
Beers—Anheuser-Busch Brewing Asso
6tove—Wickless Blue Flame Oil StoVes.
Medical-Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills; Lydia
Plnkham’s Vegetable Pills; Hood’s Pills;
Bradfleld's Female Regulator; Bar-Ben;
Tutt'a Pills; Dr. Hathaway Company.
Cheap Column Advertisements—Help
Wanted; Employment Wanted; For Rent;
For Sale; Lost; Personal; Miscellaneous.
The Indications for Georgia and Eastern
Florida to-day are fair weather, with
showers near the coast, and fresh south
The new $5 silver certificates have as
their chief design an Indian bead. The
aborigine who Is thus Immortalized was
a Sioux of the name of One pa pa. If he
had lived till the present, he could have
had lots of fun spending one ef his pic
Alabama Is now shipping oeal to Ger
many. A Birmingham agent a short time
ago secured an order for 300,000 tons from
a German firm, and it is assured that
other large orders will follow. That beats
sending coal to Newcastle. Germany la
Mr. W. D. Oldham, who Is to place Mr.
Bryan In nomination at Kansas City, Is
assistant attorney general of Nebraska.
He is 41 years of age, and was bom in
West Virginia. It Is said that he was
converted to the doctrine of free silver by
the late Richard P. Bland of Missouri. Mr.
Oldham is described as looking more like
a farmer than a lawyer and orator.
An observer (unofficial) who has been
taking note of the weather says that
more rain has fallen along the path of
totality of the recent eclipse during the
past month than any other section of the
country. He does not know that the ce
lestial phenomenon had anything to do
with the precipitation, but merely states
what he has observed and what he says
the official records will show.
Samuel Alschuler of Aurora, who was
nominated the other day for Governor by
the Democrats of Illinois, Is spoken of as
a young man of sterling worth, well til
ted to hold the high office to which he has
been named. He Is a hard-headed busi
ness man, without anything like cant or
demagogy about him. That being the
case, the voters of Illinois, who have of
recent years been surfeited with Altgelds
and Tanners In their politics, ought to
turn with a sigh of relief to Mr. Alschu
The funeral of Stephen Crane, the nov
elist and correspondent, took place yes
terday In the Metropolitan Temple, New
York. The Interment will be at Elizabeth,
N. J. Shortly before his death Mr. Crane
Is said to have remarked to a friend:
"When you come to the hedge that we
mutt all go over, It Isn't bad. You feel
eleepy, and next you don't care. Just a
liule dreamy curiosity as to which world
you’re really In—that's all." If Crane
could only write for us what he found on
the other side of the hedge!
‘ The Prohibitionists will make the key
note of their campaign oppoeltlon to the
army canteen. But they will not tell their
hearers that If the canteens were abolish
ed there would Immediately spring up
around military encampments, posts and
reservations numerous low groggeries
which would do the soldiers ten time# the
harm done by the canteens. That ha* been
the experience In the past, and It would
unquestionably be repeated. The govern
ment can. of course, keep the groggeries
off the premises occupied by the troops,
but k cannot keep them oft private
premiers within reaching distance of the
soldiers. All of the expert testimony goes
to show that there Is less drunkenness un
der the canteen system than there ever
was without it.
THE VICE PRESIDENCY AT KANSAS
There Is a report that the Democratic
leaders have agreed upon a candidate
for Vice President, and that he Is a resi
dent of New York and a man of wealth.
There may he some foundation for this re
port. but the chances are that there
As far as can be gathered from the pub
lic prints, the Populists and Silver Re
publicans intended to Insist upon the
nomination of Mr. Towne, the Populist
nominee for Vice President. It ts no
ticeable that his friends are very active
in his behalf. Leading Populists are de
claring that his nomination Is essential
to complete harmony among the three
parties. They are not making any threats,
and It is probable that if the sense of
the Kansas City Convention should be
against the nomination of Mr. Towne,
they would acquiesce in Its decision, and
give the ticket Just as hearty a sup
port as If they had succeeded in having
their candidate nominated. But that
they are going to make a strong fight
for Mr. Towne's nomination there Is no
The movement in behalf of former Sen
ator Hill of New York has lost none of
Its force. In fact, It appears to be gain
ing strength, notwithstanding the an
nouncement of Mr. Hill that he Is not a
candidate, and would not accept the nom
ination if It were offered to him. It is
believed, however, that he would accept
It If It were made clear to him that he
Is the choice of the entire party.
The platform and the question of the
nomination for the vice presidency will
not be settled as quickly at Kansas City
as they were at Philadelphia. While
the Democrats in state convention, In a
majority of the states, have declared for
the Chicago platform, it Is evident that
the Platform Committee will have much
more to do than did the Platform Com
mittee of the Republican National Con
vention. There is going to be a fight
over the question of the position to be
given silver. New York, Maryland,
Illinois and Indiana will perhaps ask that
sliver be practically side-tracked. The
states named are very important ones—
so important that there will be a strong
disposition to make concessions to them.
The question that will take time to set
tle Is. how great shall concessions be?
These states will not only object to
making silver prominent In the platform,
but they will oppose for Vice President
any candidate who is not a thorough-go
ing Democrat. They will not consent to
the nomination of a Populist or a Silver
Republican. If they find that they can
bring about the nomination of Mr. Hill,
they will Insist upon a platform that will
not give prominence to those features of
the Chicago platform to which gold
Democrats objected in 1896. The Kansas
City Convention, notwithstanding the
fact that Mr. Bryan Is to be renominated,
will be a much livelier one than was the
TUB PROHIBITION TICKET.
The most striking feature of the Prohi
bition National Convention was the out
burst of approval with which the attack
on the President in the platform was re
ceived. The Prohibitionists feel particu
larly bitter towards the President because
he permits wine on the White House ta
ble when guests are present, and the can
tern to be retained in the army. They do
not take Into account the fact that he can
not always do just as he wants to In re
gard to the White House table .and that
In permitting the canteen In the army he
Is but obeying the law as Interpreted by
the Attorney General.
The President is a member of the Meth
odist Church, and. it is probable, Is pretty
nearly a Prohibitionist. That Is, perhaps,
the main reason why the Prohibitionists
feel so bitterly towards him. They seem
to think he Is acting for political reasons
against his convictions.
It is doubtful if the Prohibitionists were
ever so bitterly hostile to Mr. Cleveland,
when he was President, as they are to
President McKinley. Mr. Cleveland's in
difference to what they said about him
had the effect apparently of causing them
to deal with him gently. They know' that
President McKinley is very sensitive to
their criticisms, and it therefore gives
them profound satisfaction to make him
squirm, as It were.
There is no reason for thinking that the
vo‘e for the Prohibition ticket this year
will be larger than it was last. There does
not seem to be any increase in the Prohi
biiion sentiment. The ticket that the Pro
hibitionists have nominated is no doubt
about as good as It was possible to nomi
nate. Probably If Dr. Swallow *f Penn
sylvania had been nominated for Presi
dent, the ticket would be more popular.
Dr. Swallow came near getting the nomi
nation, but the West appeared to be
against him. He Is a very popular man in
Pennsylvania, and is a first class cam
paigner. Still, the "round up” for the
Prohibition ticket will hardly be more
than a corporal’s guard, in comparison
with the entire vote that will be cast.
Therefore It Is not a matter of much con
sequence who the candidate for Presi
Chicago bicycle riders are now suffering
anew pest. The Ichneumon fly, according
to th# unimpeachable testimony of a news
paper writer, has found that bicycle tires
are much better incubators for their young
than the dead hark of old trees; therefore
the files are systematically puncturing the
tires in order that they may deposit their
eggs within the resilient tubes. It tnkes
a smart fly, however, to complete the op
eration without meeting retributive' jus
tice, since the compressed air In the tire
has been known on various occasions to
make a balloon of the foolish Insect and
then explode It with a sharp snap. Sev
eral Chicago rider* ere said to have re
ported the depredations of the flies to the
police, but since Chicago has no fly cops,
no arrests have been made. There Is a
suspicion In some quarters that the tire
manufacturers and repair shop* are secret
ly propagating Ichneumon files and turn
ing them loose In the neighborhood of the
most frequented bicycle paths.
Nearly all of the telegraph poles along
the 6avannah and Statesboro Railway,
from Dover to Sialesboro, are growing.
They are tall, ilender cypresses, and were
either planted with the roots or took root
afterwards. It Is a novel sight to see
telegraph poles with green boughs at the
lop. There will be no necessity for re
placing these po es during the next hun
dred years or more. It mightn't be a
bad Idea to adopt the growing telegraph
pole In the city, and replace the present
ugly po.'ee with shapely trees
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY; JUNE 30. 1900.
THE HOUR ENVOI’S.
According to or dispatches yesterday the
Boer envoys left New York for Europe on
their way to South Africa on Thursday.
They did not get what they came for.
They roust have known they would not
get material aid from this country. While
there is a disposition on the part of soms
persons to crielse the administration for
not being more active in the interest of
the Boers, it is safe to say that no con
siderable part of the. people wanted the
government to engage In a war with
Great Britain in order to aid the South
African republics. The President offered
the services of the United States as a me
diator between the British and the Boers,
end the offer was rejected by Grept Brit
ain. There was nothing more for the
government to do unless it was prepared
to Invite trouble w-lth Great Britain.
That the people did not want trouble
with that Power Is shown by the fact
that the demonstrations in behalf of the
Boer delegates were confined to compara
tively few people, and were kept within
reasonable limits. The newspapers bad
very little to say of the movements of the
envoys. There was no effort to bring a
strong sentiment to bear on the govern
ment in favor of granting the sort of help
to the South African republics that the
envoys came for.
The envoys discovered Boon after they
arrived that while the sympathy of the
people was with the Boers there was no
sentiment in favor of giving them mate
rial aid. That is the reason probably
that they made no attempt to stir up a
popular feeling in favor of giving the
Boers something more than sympathy.
The envoys acted very discreetly and
made an excellent impression. They
gained the good will of all with whom
they came In contact. If the people of
the United States could have extended to
the cause they represented a helping hand
without making too great a sacrifice, it is
probable that they would have done so,
but they were not ready to sever their re
lations with a friendly Power in order to
help the Boers to maintain their inde
DREAMING TO THE POINT.
The future must hold something good
for Frank Maltby of the town of Syra
cuse, ’N. Y. He is an alderman, and Is
therefore in politics. If he fails to ex
tract plums from the political pie, It will
be a matter of surprise. For he is a man
of brains, and his brains never take a
rest or a holiday. They work as hard
at night while Maltby Is asleep as they
do in the daytime while he is awake and
hustling. And, what is better, their night
work is good and straight to the point. A
case In Illustration came before the court
In Syracuse the other day. The grand
Jury was investigating a cause of some
public interest. Before the investigation
had been completed a newspaper an
nounced that indictments had been found
against certain persons, and gave Malt
by as the source of information. It ap
peared to the court immediately that there
was a leak in the grand jury room some
where. Maltby was sent for to explain
how and when he had obtained his infor
mation, which was correct.
If Maltby had belonged to an all too
common class of politicians, he would have
repudiated the newspaper's statement. He
wofild have told the court that the re
porter Bed; that newspapers and newspa
per men were habitual falsifiers, and that
the truth was not In them. We’ve all
had experience with men of that stamp.
But Maltby of Syracuse is not one of
them. ‘‘Why, your Honor," said he earn
estly as he faced the frowning court, “I
dreamed that. It was such a vivid and
Impressive dream that I felt quite sure
it was the truth, so I told It to my friend,
the reporter as a fact.” Obviously one
cannot be punished for dreaming; nor i|
It crime or misdemeanor to tell one!■
dream to a friend. Therefore the learnrei
court told Mr. Maltby that his explana
tion was sufficient, and that he might go.
Mr. Maltby had established the utility
of the dream, as a mean* of getting one
out of a tight place. If his powers as a
dreamer do not bring him profitable re
turns hereafter, we shall miss our guess.
Meantime it is not out of place to sug
gest to other politicians the employment
of the Maltby system during he approach
ing campaign. It would rest less heavily
upon their coneciences to blame dreams
raiher than reporters, for the making pub
lio of political secrets.
GOLD STANDARD LEGISLATION IV
Either the Republicans are getting
alarmed about the outcome of the Novem
ber elections, or else they are trying to
arouse their party to the importance of
getting out its voters. The chairman of
their Congressional Committee, Mr. BafTx
cork, has sent out a circular in which he
points out that It is within the bounds of
probability for the gold standard legisla
tion of the present Congress to be re
scaled by the next Congress.
According to what Mr. Babcock says,
the Democrats will likely get control of
bolh House* of Congress If Mr. Bryan
is elected. It will not cost them a very
great effort to get possession of the
House, and they may get possession of the
Senate, on March 4, 1901, and, if not then,
by March 4. 1903. The terms of a great
marry Republican senators expire within
the next three years. If the Democrats
should be fortunate enough to capture a
majority of these place* they would have
control of the Senate.
The idea has been steadily held out that
it was not possible for the sliver men to
get possession of the Senate during the
next four years. This Idea, according to
Chairman Babcock, erroneous. The po
litical forecasters, who have been mak
ing figures on the political complexion of
coming Congresses for political writer*
and statesmen, ought to go over their
figures again, and let the country know
whether Chairman Babcock or they are
The cotton crop seems likely lo have a
haid time this year. Commissioner of Ag
riculture Stevens says the plants In parts
of this state have "black root,” which is
a fatal disease; the army worn has ap
peared In portions of Texas and Arkansas,
and damaging rains have fallen In parts
of the cotton belt. With auch unfavorable
incidents crowding each other. It is pos
sible that high estimate* for the coming
crop will have to be considerably shaded.
It is rumored In political clreffcs In Penn
sylvania that Col. Quay has abandoned
hla purpose of running for the Senate
again, and will become a candidate for
Governor. No authority for the rumor,
however, baa been found.
Secretary Long has appointed the board
which, under the terms of the new navy
bill, will inquire into the advisability of
removing the naval station from Port
Royal to some point at or near the city
of Char eston. The board consists of Rear
Admiral Rogers, president: Rear Admi
rals Sumner and Barker. Capt. Converse.
Civil Engineer Ass rson* Naval Construc
tor Llnnard and Lisutenant Commander
Staunton, rtcqjder. The beard. It is be
lieved, will first visit Port Royal, three
or four weeks hence, and then will go to
Charleston to Inspect the sites and sit
uation. It will then be decided whether
or not the station should he removed. A
Washington dispatch to the News and
Courier says: “It is said that a syndicate
has already been formed to control one
cf the silts in Chariest n and It is pro
posed to put a fancy price upon the prop
erty." It further appears that Senator
Tillman 1s pushing the removal s.heme
at high pressure.
There are probably 35.000 negroes In
Charleston, nevertheless the cotton mill in
that city which is being operated with ne
gro labor finds it extremely difficult to se
cure the hundred or so of hands that it
needs. Of the colored population, proba
bly one in every three may be called an
idler, while only one of the other* two
works steadily the year around. All that
the mill requires is that the employe
shall take an Interest in the work and
put In full time, but it stems that the
Charleston darky cannot, or will not, com
ply with these simple and reasonable con
—lt is said in Boston that Prof. Charles
Eliot Norton has declared his intention of
leaving to Harvard, al his death, his large
library, valuable arche-cgicai collection
and priceless collection cf manuscripts.
—Senator and Mrs. Cushman K. Davis
will sail for Norway about the first of
next month, and will spend the summer
there, accompanied by Miss Nessch. who
is a Norwegian by birth, and who will act
—Ali Ferrough Bey, the Turkish minis
ter to this country, is fast adopting
American customs. He now wears a
straw hat when out of doors, and has
Joined the Chinese minister in the use
of the bicycle.
—The German Emperor has sent Herr
Etzdcrf, Landrath of Elbir.g, to Windsor
on a private mission to Queen Victoria.
It Is believed that Herr Etzdorf has been
ordered to acquaint himself with the
Queen’s model farm at Windsor and oth
er farms in England.
—Charles V. Cusachs. of New Orleans,
the instructor in the French and Span
ish departments cf Harvard University,
who has Just been appointed to the chair
of Spanish at the United States Naval
Academy, is only 25 years old. Mr. cusachs
was graduated from the University of
Barcelona in 1892.
—His Daily Duty—“And they say you
drove that rich man to drink?" "Yes. sir,
but I couldn't help it." "Couldn't hip it!
What do you mean?” ‘‘He made me, sir.
I was his coachman."—Harlem Life.
—Barber—"Does de razzer pull, boss?"
Victim—' Yes; but one of the spiral springs
In the chair seems to be screwed so deep
into my back that I don't think the razor
can drag me out on to the floor."—Judge.
—Getting His Properties—" Gimme a pair
of long, yellow chin whiskers,” said the
man with the sun-burned face and slight
ly rural air. "Detective, eh?” asked the
ebstumer. "Naw. Summer boarders are
coining next week, and Ive got to git on
make-up for ’my p^rt."—lndianapolis
—The Irony of Fate—Lounger—"Jerry,
who is that dried-up, consumptive little
fellow who requires so much attention and
seems to have so much money to spend?"
Athletic Attendant (at sanitarium)—"Don't
talk so loud. He’ll hear ye. He's a rich
mannyfacturer of health foods."—Chicago
—A gentleman, while walking along a
road not far from the side of which ran
a railway, encountered a number of In
sane people out for exercise. With a nod
towards the railway lines, he said to one
of the lunatics: "Where does this railway
go to?" The lunatic looked at him scorn
fully for a moment, and then replied: “It
doesn't go anywhere. We keep’it here to
run trains on.”—Tit-Bits.
The Philadelphia Times (Ind.) says:
"Croker's definition of anti-imperialism
Is fresh and forceful. It is ‘opposition to
th“fashion of shooting down everybody
who doesn't speak English.’ This is more
than a smart epigram. It is really a com
prehensive expression of what has been
going on in the world of late. In Asia,
in Africa, wherever it may be, it is the
vogue, 'when a people do not speak the
English tongue, to organize an army and
shoot them down.' This Is called Anglo-
Saxon progress. China Is the freshes:
case In point, where the English deter
mined. for purposes of their own, to go
in and shoot Chinamen, anel the United
States joined la to help them, for the sake
of Anglo-Saxon progress. The trouble
about this fashion is that It Is likely to
lead 4o the shooting of some people wio
may not speak English but can shoot
The Mobile Regisler (Dem.) sayr:
“Bishop W. B. Derrick of the African
Methodist Church, Is incensed at the use
of his name as a promoter of the negro
party. He says that it was a scheme of
some short-sighted negro politicians for
effect at th<* Phlimlelphla Convention, and
that his advice to men of his race Is to
act as any other class of American voters
in the exercise of the franchise, end no.
array themselves as they did in the days
of reconstruction against the material
Interests of the communities In which
they live. 'Disregard of Southern inter
ests by negro voters.’ he (elds, *is respon
sible for negro disfranchisement in the
Of the Imperialistic policy of the Repub
lican party, the Birmingham Age-Herald
(Dem.) says: “The position of the party
was made plain in the speeches of Sena
tors Wolcott and Lodge, and It s'ands out
lit the Porto Rtco bill In a form that de
fies denial. The country understands the
real position of the Republican party, ond
it will vote down or up In November lt
entire colonial and imperial programme."
The Louisville Courier-Journal sayw:
"Who says the Chinese ferment has not
already seriously affected the Internal af
fairs of this country? Hark to Kdltoi
Joel Chandler Harris, down In Atlanta:
‘The Chinese laundryman who was sus
pected of being a Boxer was warned to
leave town, but, unfortunately, he took
our shirt with him, and se our celluloid
cuffs on out of revenge.' "
The Cincinnati Enquirer (Dem.) says;
•’Mr. Hanna is not the wide-sweeping
boss that he was. He was compelled to
take Teddy Roosevelt off Mr. Platt's
hands, and bow he has a candidate for
Vice President whose chief qualities are
eccentricity and obstinacy."
Net the Mat*.
"Didn’t I hear you speak the name of
Jr.mee Adams?" he asked as he leaned
forward and addressed two men who were
in earnest conversation on a Chtcago
street car. says the St. Paul Dispatch.
"Yes, I was speaking of him,” replied
"Was it James Adame, second mate of
the New York brig -Morning Star?"
’’No, sir; he lives here in Chicago."
"Oh. thai’s it Then please excuse me.
I thought it might be he James Adams I
mentioned, and I was going to say that I
was wrecked with him m the Indian ocean
and had io eat him after the provisions
Quaint Old Culberson.
Every member of Congress who knew
him has a story to tell of the quaint old
Texan. Judge Culberson, who died recent
ly after twenty years in Congress, says
the New York World. Or,e day ho was
making a speech in tho House. Pausing
dramatically he pointed to the press gal
lery, and said:
"You can’t do this without getting found
out. Look at them primers up there.
They'll take this all down and print it,
them printers will.”
Another time he was at Atlantic City
and met a friend. '’Hello, Charley," he
said, "I'm glad to see you. I have Jtst
been a-standin' down by the edge of the
ocean watchin’ them women goin' In wash
A Story About Bryan.
Alfred Henry Lewis, editor of Belmont’s
Verdict, told anew story on Bryan yes
terday at the Hoffman House, apropos of
platforms, says the New York letter of the
Baltimore Sun. Bryan recently had anew
and extensive veranda erected about his
Lincoln home and, having in mind a “cot
tage campaign" ala Canton, he made the
veranda large and strong. Showing it to
a friend one day, Bryan pointed out the
six-inch Joists, which were laid on the
ground and-on which the platform was
’ What was your object in building a
veranda this way?” inquired the friend.
"Weil,” said Bryan, "when I am bunld
ing a platform myself I Intend to take care
it is well and strongly constructed."
As Bryan will have much more to do
with the Kansas City platform than he
had with the Chicago platform it may be
"well and strongly constructed" in com
parison with the ill-fated one on which
he stood in 1896.
Two Suita of n Kind.
"Hang these Jokes about bachelors get
ting married solely because they want
some woman to sew on buttons!” exclaim
ed the bachelor tailor, according to the
•'What was the trouble?” asked the book
"Trouble enough!” came the growl. "I
advertised for a Woman who could do
that work and an old maid answered the
ad. She thought it was a matrimonial
advertisement, and threatens to sue me
for breach of promise."
“That’s the second suit against you,”
chirped the clerk. "You remember that
fat fellow who had the suit made lest
week, don’t you? You made him a prom
ise that the clothes would not rip for a
year. Well, he was here to-day while
you were out. There was a big rip in the
trousers, and also a breach in the coat,
and. of course, that makes it ’’
"A breach 6f promise suit!" interrupted
the bookkeeper, as he dodged a paper
weight the merchant hurled In his direc
Why They Latin.
"Well," said a prominent druggist, in
answer to a querying customer, according
to the Philadelphia Record. “I'll tell you
one reason why a doctor always writes hla
prescription in Latin. It's not entirely In
order, as most laymen suppose, to prevent
the patient from knowing what drugs are
called for, although this may sometimes
be the case, as in the prescription you
have Just handed me. which reads: ‘Sodil
chloridum,’ etc. Now, bend your ear—
that’s but common salL But the real rea
son why prescriptions are so written is to
help the druggist. Only one day last week
a Russian handed me a precription given
to him by a St. Petersburg physician. He
had been In this country for some time,
and his medicine had given out It was
almost Imperative that he have an imme
diate supply, and in broken English he
explained the difficulty and handed me
the prescription. Of course, it was in
Latin and I had no difficulty In filling it.
Should all doctors write their prescrip
tions in their native tongue it would cause
a deal of trouble, especially when we take
into consideration the host of foreign phy
sicians practicing In this country. Mind
you, that’s but one reason, but it's an Im
portant one. How much do you owe me for
your prescription? Thirty-five cents. High
for salt? But it's the regular charge, you
Since 'Willie's Going Barefoot.
E A. Brtnmsloo! In Rochester Herald.
There's mud upon the carpet, and there's
mud upon the stairs.
And there’s mud inside the porch and
There are streaks of muddy footprints
everywhere that Willie goes.
For he tracks mud In the house the
whole day through.
He keeps hla mother busy cleaning mud
from every room.
And the .hired girl klcke up an awful
Warm weather’s here and boyhood days
are brimming o’er with fun.
For little Willie's going barefoot now.
It does no good to scold him.
Though fifty times you’ve told him
To stop and clean his feet, but yet,
He files In through the door,
Leaving footprints on the floor.
For little Willie’s going barefoot now.
There are silvers evening that his
meth*r has to find.
And stone bruises that she has to doc.
There are toes that have collided with a
rock which she must bind.
And with arnica and liniment make new;
There are scratches by the dozen where
the thorns and briars took hold.
When he scooted throug the paeture for
And there's music In the gloaming when
his mother pulls them out.
For lit le Willie's going barefoot now.
His mother says she’ll whip him;
The hired girl won't skip him;
Th< re’s bound to be an everlasting row.
The devil Is to pay;
There'll he trouble, so they say,
•Cause little Willie a going barefoot now
He musses up the clean white she ts upon
his little bed,
With his dusty, grimy, mud-becovercd
And everywhere he chases, from the cel
lar to the roof,
Ills little muddy footprints you will
He m ver stops to w ipe his feet—the saucy
He sate hla daddy never learned him
And tlitre's Jawing in the kitchen when
the mop Is brought In play.
For little Willie's go.ng barefoot now.
His father says he’ll bless him;
The hired girl will "dress Mm;'*
His mother says she never will allow
Huch footprints on th* floor—
Oh, there's trouble sure In store
For Willie, since he's going barefoot
—Reward of Bravery—"Ho Bell* |s en
gaged to a one-armed man?" "Tes, she
says she admires him for the way In which
h* wem to work to win hta way single
handed. '—Philadelphia Bulletin.
ITERS OF INTiSREST.
—Palace cars are to be used on (he Yu
kon and White Pass Railway from Skag
way to Lake Bennett. They are only
forty feet long and weigh fifteen tons.
The railway company Is building 200
—Minor C, Keith, the banana king of
Costa Rica, constitutes what Is called the
“Kitchen Cabinet” of the administration.
The term is not used in an offensive
sense, for Mr. Keith married tho sister of
President Igleslas. and that gentleman
has undoubtedly been glad several times
to avail himself of his American broth
er-in-law’s undeniable talent for affairs.
Several months ago, when Costa Rica
was struggling to get on a gold basis,
considerable trouble was experienced In
getting together enough yellow metai to
make a start. When almost every re
soured had been exhausted, there was still
a deficit of about *IOO,<X. "There's a
little gold over at my office I can let
you have.” said Mr. Keith, who happened
to be in San Jose, and he departed to get
h. Precently he returned with *94,000 in
good American ten-dollsr coins, and a lit
tle later he brought in *25,000 more.
—President Draper of the University of
Illinois devoted part of his baccalaureate
sermon to the remarkable advancement
of education In this century. In this move
ment, and particularly in the line of uni
versal education, the United States had
taken the lead, he said, but statistics of
fered by him showed a wide distance be
tween the best school systems in this
country and the average. Thus. In the
United States at large, the average school
period is 4.3 years, while in Massachusetts
it is 7 years. The proportion between the
period in that slate and the period in the
United States is 70 to 43. The proportion
between the productive capacity of each
individual in Massachusetts and in the
United States at large is 66 to 37. This,
he says, means that each individual in
Massachusetts has a productive capacity
of *88.75, more than the average of the
United States as a whole, and the excess
of production In Massachusetts is twenty
times the cost of maintaining its excellent
—A remarkable case of death by light
ning occurred during a football match in
England. When the rain poured down
many of the spectators took refuge In
the grandstand. Suddenly the building
was struck by lightning and the electric
fluid splintered the flagstaff from top to
bottom In Its progress. One young man
was killed instantly, and some thirty
others were severely injured. The hat
of the young man who was killed was
partially burned, the crown was torn off
and the lining wrenched out. His hair
was burned off, and the metal collar stud
he was wearing at the time was com
pletely melted, making a superficial
wound In his neck. He was badly
scorched about the body and down his
right leg, khe trouser of which was torn,
and the right boot split and burned. He
had several coins in his right trousers
pocket, all of which were fused into one
solid lump of metal. Curiously enough
the man standing beside him experienced
no effects of the shock.
—The kind of livery best suited to the
New York automobile is still undecided.
Automobile fashions came first from the
French. English use of the automobile
followed, and the English makers set out
to Invent a fashion of their own. They
did this with such complete success that
the two styles are quite different. The
English liveries are noticeable chiefly for
the elaborate frogglng added by the Lon
don tailors. Both styles of liveries are
used Indifferently in this country, with
the advantage in numbers rather on the
side of the French. Late purchasers of
automobiles have on the other hand shown
a preference for the English style, so the
question Is now complicated .to a degree
unpleasant to owners of automobiles, of
which every detail from the color of the
vehicle to the driver’s hot Is a matter
of Importance. This confusion is not
likely to last much longer, however. An
effort Is now being made by a number of
automobile owners to come to some agree
ment as to the correct styles.
—By the death of Jonas Gilman Clark,
which occurred recently at Worcester,
Mass., America has lost one of her typi
cal founders of colleges. Born in 1845, the
son of a farmer In Eastern Massachu
setts, he was the lineal descendant of
John Clark, a member of the first pro
vincial Congress held In Boston In 1774.
and of Hugo Clark, an immigrant by the
Mayflower upon one of its voyages. In
1853 he went to California, when the gold
craze was at its hight. He soon'became
prominent in public affairs, taking a part
in the promotion of the union sentiment
when the Civil War broke out in 1861. At
the close of that conflict he returned to
the East, and became a banker in New
York, retiring twenty years ago to take
up his residence In Worcester. He had
long had a desire to found a university
“to increase human knowledge and trans
mit the perfect culture of one generation
to the ablest youth of the next; to afford
the highest education and opportunity for
research." and he secured a charter for
Clark University at Worcester in 1887,
endowing it with *1,000,000, to which he
added a like amount later on.
—Scientific men assert that the globe wg
now Inhabit is growing heavier at the av
erage rate of 500 tons a year, says the
Chicago Chronicle. The meteors or shoot
ing or falling stars (of which now and
against such brilliant displays rejoice the
careful watchers) in passing through the
earth's atmosphere are burned up and fall
on lo the earth's surface, occasionally in
a heavy mass, but most usually in small
meteroic dust. Prof. Nordenskjold, from
his great experience, estimated that, from
the cause named, 500 tons fall, uniformly
and steadily over the whole globe in each
year, and the observations of Russian
scientists yield a similar result. These me
teoric streams, says another astronomer,
are really small planetary bodies, revolv
ing around the sun is fixed orbits by the
force of gravity. The earth revolves on
Us axis at the rate of 1,000 miles an hour,
and speeds through apace in its orbit
around the sun at the rate of 1,000 miles
every minute, and In August and Novem
ber plunges into the very midst of the me
teoric stream going In the opposite direc
tion. The rapidity with which they en
ter our atmosphere and the friction thus
generated are so enormous that they are
set fire to, the smaller ones being consum
ed and falling In dust, while the larger
ones occasionally reach the earth in the
shape of meteoric stone or Iron.
—“The countryman who expressed his
surprise and admiration at the sight of a
lifting crane taking hold of a wagon load
of Iron beams and swinging them through
the air for the convenience of the builders
of skyscrapers,” remarked Ludwig Ma.ver
of the Hamburg-American Steamship
Line, according to the New York Com
mercial, "should see the operation of a
lifting crane for use In loading and un
loading vessels at Hamburg. It picks up a
loaded freight car and hoists it Into the
air with as much ease as a skyscraper
crane will swing a little Iron beam. It is
said to be the largest lifting crane in the
world, and 1 guess it is. It | 8 a ponder
ous piece of machinery, and the engine
that manipulates It Is almost big enough
to drive a steamship. One of the chief
functions of this monster crane Is to hoist
freight cars loaded with live stock.
Whether the car is empty or filled with
horses or cattle, it Is all on# to the crane.
Circuses landing or embarking at Ham
burg have their cars of wild animals
handled In this way." Mr. Mayer said
that a year ago he took a snap-shot at a
freight car as It was being hoisted by this
giant arm. It happened to be a circus
car filled with wild animals, with the name
of the circus prominently pulnted on the
Me. The circus people saw the photo
graph and It Is now being used extenelvely
in their advertising matter,
I.XI. OF HOPE R'Y mC. 8 l Rif.
For Isle of Hope, Montgomery, Thunder
bolt, Cattle Park and West End.
Daily except Sundays. Subject to changa
Lv. City for I. of H.; Lv. Isle of Hope.
6 30 am from Tenth ] 600 am for Bolton
730 am from Tenth j 000 am for Tenth
830 am from Tenth | 700 am for Tenth
9 15 am from Bolton | 8 00 am for Tenth
10 30 am from Tenth |lO 00 am for Tenth
12 00 n’n from Tenth |ll 0) am for Bolton
1 15 pm from BoHon jll 30 am for Tenth
230 pm from Tenth | 2CO pm for Tenth
330 pm from Tenth | 240 pm for Bolton
430 pm from Tenth | 300 pm for Tenth
530 pm from Tenth | 400 pm for Tenth
630 pm from Tenth [ 600 pm for Tenth
730 pm from Tenth | 700 pm for Tenth
830 pm from Tenth |BOO pm for Tenth
930 pm from Tenth | 9CO pm for Tenth
10 30 pm from Tenth jlO 00 pm for Tenth
jll 00 pm for Tenth
" ~ MONTGOMERY. ' *
Lv city for Mong’ry. | Lv. Montgomery.
830 am from Tenth |715 am for Tenth"
230 pm from Tenth | 1 15 pm for Tenth
630 pm from Tenth j 600 pm for Tenth
~ 7 CATTLE'PARK. ~“
Lv city for Cat.Park] Lv. Cattle Park.
6 30 am from Bolton | 7 00 am for Bolton
7 30 am from Bolton ! 8 00 am for Bolton
1 00 pm from Bolton | 1 30 pm for Bolton
2 30 pm from Bolton ! 3 (X) pm for Bolton
7 00-pm from Bolton j 7 30 pm for Bolton
800 pm from Bolton J 8 30 pm for Bolton
Car leaves BoKon street Junction S:SO
a. m. and every thirty minutes thereafter
until 11:30 p. m.
Car leaves Thunderbolt at 6:00 a. m. and
every thirty minutes thereafter until
12:00 midnight, for Bolton street junc
FREIGHT ANI> PARCEL CAR. ”
This car carries trailer for passengers
on all trips anil leaves west side of city
market for Isle of Hope, Thunderbolt
and all intermediate points al 9:00 a. m.,
1:00 p. m., 5:00 p. m.
Leaves Isle of Hope for Thunderbolt,
City Market and all intermediate points
at 6:00 a. m., 11:00 a. m., 2:40 p. m.
‘ WEST END - CATL “
Car leaves west side of city market for
West End 6:00 a. m. and every 40 minutes
thereafter during the day until 11:30 p. m.
Leaves West End at 6:20 a. m. and ev
ery 40 minutes thereafter during the day
until 12:00 o'clock gpidnight.
11. M. LOFTON, Gen. Mgr.
GREEN PARK HOTEL
Summit of Blue Ridge, 4,340 feet. Scen
ery and climate unsurpassed, so say globe
trotters. Hotel first-class in every respect.
Only house on mountain with plastered
walls; excellent livery; 45 miles turnpike
roads on top of ridge; large room,
band and ocher amusements' Postoffioe
and telegraph in hotel. Opens July 1.
Write for leaflet and rates to
Green Park Hotel Cos., Green Park, N. C.
Finest I.oration in
Near Mineral Spriug* and Dacha,
OPEN JUNE TO NOVEMBER. ROOMS
EN SUITE. WITH BATHS.
GEO. A. FAUNIIAM, Prop.
White Sulphur Springs Hotel,
WAYXESVILLE, X. C.
50 acres beautifully shaded lawn, wonder
ful mountain views, cool nights, freestone
iron and noted, sulphur springs. Fine or
chestra daily. House remodeled and newly
furnished this season.
COL. F. A. LINCOLN, Proprietor.
ROCKY RIVER SPRINGS,
Stanly County, N. C.,
Open June 1.
Finest mineral water. Table supplied
with the best. Band of music. Dally
mail. ’Phono connections with all adjoin
ing towns. Climate unsurpassed. Tourist
rates Southern Railway and its branches,
and Atlantic Coast Line. Write for cir
cular. Address R. I}. Beckwith, M. D.,
Silver, Stanly county, North Carolina.
BROADWAY & 38TH STS., NEW YORK.
ABSOLUTELY FIRE PROOF.
COOLEST HOTEL IN 'TEW YORK CITY
Located in the liveliest and most Inter
esting part of the city; twenty principal
places of amusement within five minute#
walk of the hotel,
CHARLES A. ATKINS & CO.
Summer Resort—Ocean Hotel, Asbury
Park, N. J. GEO. L. ATKINS & SONS.
HOTEL AND BATHS,
uthia springs, ok
This well-known and popular resort is now
open. All modern equipment. Cuisine *n€
service unexcelled. Write for illustrated
pamphlet. JAS. E. HICKEY, Propr.
Also Kimball House, Atlanta, G&.
IS THE CHEAT NORTH WOODS.
HOTEL DEL MONTE,
SARANAC LAKE, N. Y.
OPENS JUNE 25. under entirely new manage
ment; newly furnished and renovated through
out; table and service first-class: near lake
and Hotel Ampersand; golf, tennis, billiards,
boating, fishing, driving and bicycling; livery.
For booklet address J. HENRY OTIS, Sara
nac Lake, N. Y.
CATSKILL MOUNTAIN HOUSE.
July daily rate $3. Unsurpassed, scen
ery. Railway fare reduced. Stations, Oils
Summit and Kaaterskill.
CHAS. & OEO. H. BEACH. Mgrs..
Catskill, N. T.
Wet End Hotel mid Uottagei,
Situated on bluff facing ocean. Cottage*
and Hotel now open. New York office, 11S
Broadway (Room 76).
W. E. HILDRETH. Mgr.
AVONDALE SPRINGS. " *
On Knoxville and Bristol Railroad, flve
miles west of Tate's, at the base of Clinch
mountains; one of the most de ightful re
sorts of L ist Tennessee. Llthia, sulphur
and chalybeate water. Reasonable rates.
Address Miss C. CROZIER, Lithia, Grain
ger county, Tennessee.
SEA GIRT, NEW JERSEY. *
Beach House, right on the beach. Al
ways cool. Fine accommodations. Dining
room service first-class. Rates reason*,
ble. Send for booklet. Sea Girt is ths
first stop made on the coast by express
trains from Philadelphia lo Asbury Perk
end Long Branch. COAST COMPANY.
GRAND ATLANTIC HOTEL,
Virginia ave and Beach,Atlantic Clty.N.J.
sth year. Most central location; highest
elcvufion, overlooking ocean; 350 beautiful
rooms, many with baths. The terms are
reasonable.Writ# for booklet. Hotel coach
es meet all trains. CHARLES E. COPE.
MELROSE. NEW YORK.-78 MndlMß
Avenue, corner 28th st. Rooms with or
without board. Rooms with board $7 per
week; *1.25 per day and upwards. Send for
Empty Molnußca lloaalieitds for
C. M. GILBERT & CO. ,
M Morphine ,„<! Whiskey h,b
it. treated without pair or
confinement. Cure gu*ro.
Barium. Box 3. AuattU, Oa.