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Amu*t menta—“The Prisoner of Zend i/*
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Stuart’* Catarrh Tablets.
Cheap Column Ad%’#rtlsem<*nta—Help
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Tb Indications for (Borgia to-day nre
for fair w-wther, with fresh north-- isterly
winds; ai>d for s '<l ► tern Florida, generally
fair weather, except or- asternal ratns on
the coos’, and fresh northeasterly wind*.
The candidate* are now fairly Into the
home stretch. The pace la hot. nnd the
•mount of duat they are kicking up la
A Nebraska farmer fays he Is going to
vote for Uryan, becauae, "If McKinley la
elected the country will go to It , and
1 haven't got any popcorn to sell," All of
which may he raid to show that the paru
mou; t Issue |s n local question.
Israel Zangwlll has declared that fiction
Is the highest form of truth. A Chicago
newspaper man. who decllnea to worship
at the shrine of the genius of the ghetto,
ssys: ’This la another wny of saying that
nothing Is better thon twice as much."
It Is worthy of note than In most of
the newspaper estimates of the way the
election will result, even when the *•!-
mate la made by a Republican |aaper. It
is the belief that McKinley will win the
states he carried the last lime by re
Banker Dreyer of Chicago, who some
time ago "Juggled" half a m.lllon and liars
of the money of the West Park Bank and
Us depositors Into a string of ciphers, has
got to go to prison. He has exhausts I
sil legal means lo keep out of stripes,
Without avail, and ths court ssys he must
go to the penitentiary for an Indefinite
term Dreyer, however, propose* to travel
to Joliet In a private car. ami that a num
ber of his friends shall accompany him on
Unless the administration succeeds
quickly In adding the little Danish West
Indies to Uncle Hum's string of "posses
sions." the hopes of Denmark for making
a sale may be blasted. It will not be
long now before Congress will meet, and
then It may be developed that Congress
la opposed to paying millions of dollars
for worthless Island* merely because they
Chance to be near our shores. About the
only thing they could be used for would
be to make an excuse for still other fed
A Pittsburg expert In steel rails calcu
late* that the Carnegie Company last ye.-r
took profits of *7.:72.<Wi on its steel rail
business alone. At the lime Frick
filed hi aull aealnst Mr. Carnegie he es
timated that the profits of the corporation
tn all Its brunches would amount to !,.
OUO.u during the curr-nt yer. Taking the
present prices of rails and other steel
products and the coat of production Into
consideration, the expert referred to eal
eulatrs that the Carnegie Company will
take profits of not less than lii.UAl.uOO, all
told, during the year 19(0.
The United Blues monitor Mooter- y
narrowly escaped destruction by fire at
Hong Kong the other day. Had the rra't
been burned, their would probably have
been little regret among the officers and
men of the navy The monitors are the
most uncomfortable of all war craft to
lira In, even under favorable climatic
conditions, while life aboard one of them
In a tropica! climate In summer It almo-i
unbearable Several deaths and numer
ottt* case* of insanity have been report*l
from the Monterey since aho has been in
tha Philippinae. cc anoned by iba heat
•od tbs bard<Ups of tha oral!.
Till) UOVRRIIOH*I MPagAOr.
There are aeveral things In the message
of Gov. Candler (hat will prtvoke die
ruaakm, hut the most. If not alt, of ht
re ommendatlon* will b# very generally
approved MaHer# cf fact r*Ulrg to th#
different hrinrhea of the state government
and hla views cn quesliors whl* h he rails
to the attention of tv |>rgli>l.i<ure arc
clearly and rompreheneivrty stated. A
close reading of the mras.ige I-uvea a
very vivid Impression of the state # ma
terial and financial condition Tuo mi I
tary will not be very well pleased wi h
the r < < enmendatlon that no aiproprUitlon
h* mode for their organlatkna for the
coming year, though It e #roa from th i
Governor’s aiat-ment there will be pretty
nearly S2rvo( aval able for th ir use There
Is |7.c/vo unexpended from this y ai’i ap
propriation and It Is expected that about
|U,oiy* more will !e received (tom the gen
eral government on claims arising out of
the Spanish*American war.
The two subjects that will a’traet the
most attention are schools and
The state U nway l*ehlnd in Its obliga
tions to iho scho*l teachers and It would
►rern as If some way ahoukt l*e found to
ratrh up. Th** Governor polrt* out two
neither of which he recommends, lie his
something quite positive to say about the
school system, however, ar.d what he says j
Is cerium to m* * t the approval of the
few counties which are now tearing the
principal part cf the burden of support
ing the schools He thinks, and rightly
too, th it counties* which d> not help them
•elves In the matter of * hoola shou and not
r **lv .iny help from the stab ll th r<?*
fore recommends that the school lw be
so amended th.it the amount contributed
by th*- r.ite shrill not excead lI.WW.WM an
ntially, and that no county which does rot
raise by local tnxstion at I t*t 4* p r
cent, of the amount It Is entitle*! to from
the state shall receive any part of If.
If this recommendation were adopted the
amount of the s head fund during the com
ing y*ar would bo Just about what It I**
cow, li* nil probability, and would Incre.ia.*
year by year as the counties saw the al
-vanfag.s of the change, and the elate
wo iid lie relieved of a very considerable
Asa matter of fact, a great many of
-he counties depend wholly upon the state
for their public schools A* a result. In
those counties education Is at a low ebti.
TANARUS: i- people -lo not appreciate th-- schools
as they ought, nor as they wo -Id If they
had to make sacrifices for them.
F.vcry year thou-and* of dollars of the
money of the taxpayers of this county and
Fulton county and Dome other counties are
used for the support of schools In countl-a
wht- h make no effort whatever to main
tain th* lr own schools, and whl- h will
nuke no effort as long a the pr-eent sys
tem Is In force- It seems to us tha*
the recommendation of the Governor Is
a good one. But will it have the
support of the Begialalure? It Is doubt
ful. The m- ml ers from the counties
which depend upon other so- l lons of the
state to support their e- bools are In toe
The Governor's statement In respect to
pensions Is rather startling. It makes It
clear why It I* a difficult matter lo re
duce t:ixnti*-n more than $1 on the tl.ooo
this year, notwithstanding the very con
siderable Increase In the taxable val :es.
Cun-id* rabty mor-than f<* 000 was pall "tit
pensions at'.-l th* r- will soon l>e aim t a
thousand moio pensioners on the pension
list, their applications having been ap
proved. It Is estimated that about 890 pen
slonets have died within the last year, ro
that the actual Increase will be some
thing less than S(x). liut II must not be
forgotten that Indlg-nt widow* of Confed
erate veterans are now cn-ltled to pen
sions. and the Governor thinks that within
the next year or two the |>enlon charge
will fench pretty mar 11,1)00,000. With
such a charge—a charge that seems to In.
crease Instead of decrcase-dt Is difficult
to see on what ground the Governor hopes
for a slid further decrease In the rale of
taxation, even If there should be u very
considerable Increase In taxable values He
talks about miking the pension roll a rdl
of honor—that Is. striking from It every
one who has a comfortable Income or Is
capable of earning such an Income—but
pension history, whether national or stale,
shows that white It I* pretty * a y to get
on a pension list It I* practically Impos
sible <to get nIT of It any ronetdcarblo per
centage of those who have no right to
be there. The talk about making the pen
sion roll a roll of honor D Interesting, but
The Governor has some views respe-t-
Ing mlsdrtneanor convicts which are the
outgrowth of the abuses to which convict*
of this class are subjected In some of the
counties. He wants all of Ihe misde
meanor convicts placed under the control
of the Frison CommtsMon. It I* pr-ibab’e
that the abuses to which t .e Governor
calls attention coukl he cured In this wav.
but the count lee—this county, for Instance
—which us* their convict* on publl- work
and treat them human- ly might object to
tho plan proposed by the Governor. It
may bo that the Beglslatur* will find a
way lo correct the abuse* p< Ini <1 out by
the Governor without Invlung th- oppo
sition of the counties which are not aimed
at In the Governor - * r* comm, mint lon.
No doubt Ihe whole state will concur
In Ihe Governor's recommendation respect
ing pai>er* nnd records rvlultng to the
csrly history of )he stale There has un
doubtedly been great neglect In this mat
ter’ It ls not ino late lo face ahout and
pursue a different policy. The paper* Mild
record# to which the Governor refer#
should bo collected, carefully sifted uid
arranged, nnd. If not published at once,
put In a place of safely.
Th# Governor favors a constitutional
am- ndment limiting the elective franchise
to those posse-slog a ceitaln nmoutd of
properly. The last legislature refused to
touch this question of limiting the fran
chise, and nothing has occurred to Indt.
cate that this Eeglatature Is anxious to
take hold of It If It should. It Is hnrdly
likely that It would dial with It on the
lino Indicated by the Governor. Still, It
must be admitted that the Governor pre
sents bl view# with considerable force.
An Illiterate man who accumulate*
#< nv property—a little home for Instance-.
Is likely to he a more valuable cltisen
thon one who never attempts to accumu
late anything, even though the latter may
lie able to rad and write.
The foregoing se'm to be the most Im
portant things touched U|-n In the mes
sage, which Is a v#;y credmWe paper an.l
will no doubt receive tnuca attention
liven Ihe Legislature*.
THE MOBNING NEW S: THURSDAY; OCTOBER 25. 1000.
A I*OIYT AOIIKirr McHIUKV.
It perm* to ue th,l Senator Jone*.
chairman of the Democratic National
i Committee, make* quke Wrong point
| • K*‘net Mr M< Klnley m the etatemeetl
he he* Rtven to the public respecting the
secret Instruction* the lYeshlcnt gave the
tuumlMNonero that fr*ml th*- Ferle pea-e
'reyty. The Senator says that thee. In
structions have never been ptiblkhn! In
1 full, and that It had been supposed Ihnt
(here or ere ticrlUtit etnle reason* why
they should not be published. It eeems,
however, that Mr. M< Klnley, In hi* let
ter of acceptance, made uae of such ex
tract* from ihem • suited hi* purpose
Senator Jones n--urii*d that If the In
etruetlon* w<'re o|e-n to Mr. McKinley for
(wrtlsen purpocee (hey were open ta the
public, ami he addressed a note to the
I‘resident, asking him for a ropy of them,
tiul bn has not retvid what he risk'd
for. No notice his been taken of tils
note. And why?
Can It be possible that the Instruction*
contain matter (ha; would he hurtful to
Ur McKlrdey’e chance* of aucceas? If
to, then he had no rleht to quote from
(hem in order to make a point against
hla opponent. He ran hardly feel Hint
he ha* acted an entirely honorable part
toward* Mr. Rryan by refusing him tho
use of a public document which he him
self freely use*.
Mr Il Kinlry haa always prided him
self on being fair and square In hla drei -
Ings with hla pultllral opponent. It he
continue* silent In respect to she note
which Senator Jones has addressed to
him. he opens himself to the eharge if
being willing to i ike un unfair advantaeo
of hi* opponent.
A FORGOTTON AHKAIIWI2T.
In his message the Governor recom
mend* the adoption of two constitutional
amendments—one relating to the ballot
and the other to a change of venue, but
there It another one that he should have
recommend*d. laid he forgr-t It? W re
fer to the question of hlennktl session of
The Governor la nil the time talking
about the necessity for economy In con
dueling the affair* of this state. In what
one partlr lilac could there be greater
tconomy than In biennial sessions of the
There is altogether too much law mak
ing la th's male. The people are kept
s*!rred in all the time by proposed laws
of one kl'd end another which Ihreaien
their Interest*, and they are taxed un
necessarily for legislation which ts of no
use to anybody. The greater part of ev
ery session Is taken up In considering
bill* that tire utterly valueless and are
forcotlen as soon as they are signed by
Pretty nearly every stale has abandoned
the annual session. This Is one of the few
Staten that cling to It. though f r what
reason It Is diffii ult to auy. Perhaps the
politicians are responsible for It. Anyway,
those who are really sincere In their de
sire to reduce taxation should start an
agitation In favor of one session every
two year*—a session not longer than the
se*s|ons under the present system. It Is
probable that at least IVi.oo u year could
be saved by means of biennial sessions,
and that would be quite a sum of money
to a stale that Is In arrears to Its school
Eider Dowle, who t* having such a hard
time In Igmdon, nnd who has been mobbed
three or four timiw recently, a* told In
our dispatches. Is the “overseer” of n
community which he calls the "Earthly
Zion," situated some forty miles from
Chicago. It t* a religious community,
and the salient feature of the theology
of the Powtettes Is faith healing. 2lowte
claims that he now has n following of So.•
•WO person*, nnd has accumulated a church
prnprrty worth 22.flOft.Onr>. Among the
commandments which he his laid down
for (he guidance of his flock ore a total
abstinence from all drinks of every kind,
from tobacco, liquors, swine flesh, the
aters and horse races. Dowle denies that
he ts a Christian ft, lent Ist. because he rec
ognizes the existence of disease. He be
lieves, however, that all dl**-asrw can be
cured by faith. Ail one haa to do. he
say*. Is to believe, and be cured. Any
failure to cure, of course. |s nttrlbutcd
fo the lack of proper faith. He claims
that under hla ministrations numerous
cancer* and other "Incurable" diseases
have been euro).
Ot* of the most unpleasant Incidents
of Mr. Brynn'a campaign tour of four
years ago was the disturbance made by
Yale student* during hi* visit to New
Haven. Mr Bryan Is to visit New Haven
again next Haturday. In order to pre
vent any recurrence of the unpleasant
ness. number of the students, Including
leaders of the classes and captains of the
athletic t.*ams, have signed an apt-e.il
to all of the undergraduate* to d*si*4
from interruptions while Mr Bryan ts
speaking. Better police arrangements
have also been mode.
A Morristown, N Y., man, who hid
no confidence in savings hank*, some time
ago had his savings of a lifetime changed
Into big hills These he tied up carefully
In a paper package and secreted In III*
house. The other doy he wished to ad I
a bill to his hoard Where he had left
hi* treasure he found the cutest little
mouse nest In llie world, with three or
four little aque.ikers In it. The hills ware
all Chewed up so fine, to make building
material for the nest, that they were of
no use, except for a mouse nest or for
pulp for a piper mill.
Some lively Urn* s are expected In Wa*h
tngion society during the approach mt
winter. It Is understood that Mts. Dewey,
wife of the Admiral, will a start her right
to take precedence over the wives of all
men in the armed service of lie United
States. Her first reception wt!| t* given
on Nov. 11. the anniversary of her mar
riage with Admits) Dow*-)-. Since the la.*t
social season Get! Milts has become a
lieutenant general, and It la whispered
that Mr*. Miles believe* this should glv.
her precedence over the wife of even the
admiral of navy. That being the case,
a spirited contest may be looked forward
The Stiver market ha* shown an reward
tendency during tha past few days. Bar
silver Is now quoted at about -B cent* per
ounce. This would make the commercial
ratio of silver to gold ahout 91 to 1. and
the value of the bullion in the silver dol
lar about 81 cert's The New York Herald
saya that the resumption of sliver roln
oge In India la the chief cause of the rise
tn th* white metal. Th* prtrs ts now
higher thau It hat bean In tour year*.
The late ex-Benaor •hermsn wsa sup
posed. durtng hi* life time 10 be a wry
rich man. Hl* wealth ws* vsr.oua y es
! ttmatid at from 22.f1(t0,f1r0 10 2' oW.fto The
probabilities are (hat when a showing Is
made, (he carats will be found much las*
valuable than ha* been supposed. The
! bulk of the property, it Is lie.loved, w II
go lo Mrs. McCaflum, his adopted daugh
—Walter Crane, the artlsi, hs, Just giv
en two lectures on art In iludanest In
j connection with an exhibition of his work
in the art museum of thst city.
| —Orb. Russell A Alger will spend a
l*rt of the winter In Florida, where a
company In which he Is Interested •* to
j build a railroad from Pensacola to
I Foshee, Ala.
—The Rev. Dr. Edward Everett Hale
In spite of his years, continue* to he ac
tive In the work of the Boaton Associated
( harifle*, and himself dot* much of the
necessary personal Investigation and vls
11it g among the poor of the city.
ypoor widow down In Boston ls re
ported, according to the Chicago Tlmcs-
Herald, to have saved her extra pennies
f r months In ordi r to hear Mosort’s
Twelf'h Mass, "hecau*e that was the reg
iimnt her husband belonged to" Th - man
ager of the concert ought to be arrested
for obtaining money under false pre
The Catholic prena In this country."
says the Catholic Standard Times, "hai
sustained a scrl-ajs less In the sudden de
n-iso of John Brennan, editor of the
Northwestern Catholic,' Sioux City, la.
Jlr Brennan, who was one of those re
mark a hie self-mode men who often play
the most Influential part In the world's
great living drams. Is described as hsv-
Ing been horn In Ireland In 1145. He was
on abh- Journalist and a writer of con
siderable :>owcr ami originality. We hope
lhi* reward which he did not |>erha(>s And
hero may lx- his In the life beyond."
—A wooden Image modelled after the
pattern of the Venus of Milo was a fea
ture of the hearing of Iho divorce peti
tion of Mrs Mary Huletls before Judge
liellabnugh of Clevehtnd, the other day.
August Huletls married Mary, hi* present
wife. In IBM. Mrs. Huletls say, their home
was u 11 tic paradise for many years. Jter
husband tork to wood carving Mr*. Hu
ll Its said he unveiled his work one day
and she saw the Image of a woman. She
testified: "It was then that our trouble
l-egan. T'ntil that time I loved my hus
band, and I thought that he loved me.
But after that Image was completed he
would spend all his time gazing at It. He
even bought clothes and dressed It up.
These clothes were tetter thn the o>“s
I rould wear I became Jealous of that
—Henri and Blowitz. the great erltlo and
correspondent of the Ivaslon Time*, who
apprehends a general war among the na
tions of civilization and whose opinion
And* response in Downing street, ts pro >-
ably (he greatest of newspaper writers
In Europe. M. de lUowttz, although de
rived from Jewish stock, k* a Roman
Catholic In faith and most devout in hi*
practices. He began hla Journalistic ca
reer na n contributor to the Gazette du
Midi and to La Decentralisation. From
July, IK7I. begins his ns**datlnn with
the l/Mi'km Times, and since that dm*
he ha* represented "the Thunderer" in
Paris Hts opinions upon continental
polities derive their value from hi* Inti
mate friendship with leading ministers
anil diplomats are) his thirty years' rec
ord for never having betrayed a confi
—The Matrimonial Dottery,— Miss As
kln-"Do you bellevo In church lotter
ies?" D* Witte— "Well—er—l rather Ike
—Didn't Count.—"Then you wouldn't
rail Water* an office-seeker?" "Ceitaln
ly not* Call a man an office-seeker be
cause he run on tho Prohibition ticket?"
—Might Do There.—" Maude think* of
applying for a position as soprar.o In a
church choir." "Well, there's a church
for the deaf up on Seventh street."—Phil
adelphia Evening Bulletin.
—The (lavages of Time —Mrs Walla—
"l'm sure the constant anxiety must hove
hen terribly wearing." Mrs. I„urre—
”W arlng? Why. In the la-t three years
I've grown lo look ut least six months
—Clergyman—"My child, beware of pick
ing a toadtiool Instead of a mushroom
They are easy to confuse." Child—" Thu
lie all rolglil. sur. I's haln't agon' to rat
'em ourselves—they’re avoir.’ to m.irk-t
to he sold."—Tit-lilts.
—Her Definition —"Yes." said Mis* Cay
enne. "He Is undoubtedly a cynic."
"Wh.it 1* your Idea of a cynic?" "He Is a
person who ke*|>* you continually In
doubt whether he is unusually clever or
unusually disagreeable." Washington
—He—"Oh. prsy Miss Pnlrtmpln, don't
call me Mr. Brookes." She—" Oh. hut our
acquaintance has been so brief This
Is so sudden " (Sweetly) "Why
shouldn't I call you Mr. Book*-?" He—
" Oh—only because my name's Somerset!"
—She Was an Immune.—“l should think
your mother would punish you for lhat."
said the neighbor's little girl to the one
who had disobeyed. "She can't." was the
confident reply "I've been sick and I'm
not will enough to be -|vink< I yet. and
she can't keep me In the house, b cause
the doctor soy* I must have fresh "lr
and exercise. Oh. Pm having a bully
time." —Chleigo Fo-t.
t'l MItI! Vr COM HRS T.
The I.sf.iyette (III.) Journal (TVm ) says .
•What's the use of voting for McKinley?
You couldn't make him President It you
gave hftn all the vole* In the country. He
Isn't !*reldent. He never was and he
nevi r can be. Murk Hanna la Ihe chief
executive of this nation."
The Chicago Chronicle (Dem ) says: "If
this country I* going in for militarism
the business should at least be conducted
In military fashion. This thing of officers
without "pull" doing double and triple
duty while favor*.l warrior* put In Ihelr
lime "loafing around th< throne" In Wash
ington ts not calculated to excite enthu
siasm even In the army Itself."
The Chicago Journal (Ind.) thus Inter
pret* the Anglo-German agreement with
reaped to China: "In other word*. Eng
tand and Germany will 'lay' for the bear
that walk* like a man, on the edge of the
Chinese bits berry patch."
The Birmingham News (Dm ) says:
•'lt I* noted that the North Carolina Dem
ocrat who objected to being hangxf by a
Populist sheriff protested until the rope
was about his neck, nnd even kicked after
the drop had fallen. He was a loyal party
man to the last.”
Ths Montgomery Advertiser (Pern ')
ssys: "One of the neat things which Mr
Bryan said In New York Ihe other night
was that 'the Repubdcan party spends
Its time congratulating Itself upon the
existence of things which It did not cause
and shirking repoai-iUUty Xor things
which It bos done.' "
Why He Melamed.
Hoar ft rained! The huge drops pelted
the pane and then trickled down the sill,
says Bar Harbor Life. "Ju*t such a night
as twenty-five years ago," murmured the
old man with the anuffbox. The bell ran
sharply. The old man hobbled over and
open**) the door
"Who Is there?" he called.
"You will soon know." responded the
stranger. "It's a wild night."
"Just such a night aa twenty-live years
“And you found a basket on your etep."
"How do you know this?"
"Anti when you took the basket In you
found ic contained an Infant. You admit
"Yes. hut “
"And then I suppose yon remember tak
ing the Infant to a warm Are end drying
"And then you treated the outcast as
your own kin until he we* fifteen yeara of
"I remember all. At fifteen he left my
humble roof to seek hla fortune.”
"Hut he didn't find It!"
"Then he must he ”
"He stands before you."
“And you have come back after all these
years to thank me?"
"No. I have come back to Uek you.”
"Yes, to lick you for taking me In. If
you hod not disturbed that basket the
rhance* are some wealthy, childless wo
ttmn would have seen me from her car
riage window and taken me for adoption.
Then ln*h id of being a tramp I would
be rolling In a lap of luxury. Old man. I
enn never forgive you. Come out here
while I wipe the yard up with "
But the door slammed. How It rained!
I # • f
A Hound-Robin Remedy.
When a doctor of thirty years' practice
encounter* anew experience It must be
worth relating, saya the Detroit Free
Free*. This Is from a physician on La
fayette avenue, who hae fought disease
for the period namd.
“I saw him get gingerly out of a wagon
in front of the offlcix He then left the
team with hi* daughter. Ignored the bell,
ami pounded lustily on the door. I an
•wered In person, hecause I thought he
and my office girl might get Into no argu
ment. for he looked just like a man who
would Insist upon seeing the ‘do-;' a*
" ‘Doc,' he began, without other pre
liminary. 'l've heen a fakin' truck for six
month*, and blamed If I haln't worae'n I
was at the beglnnlnV
" 'What's the nuttier with you?’
" 'Stomach'*, all out o' whack. Regular
riot down there all the time and me a
dosin’ In the remedy after each tnea! and
at early bedtime.'
•' 'What are yon taking?'
" 'Here It !, doc, and I got a lot left
yet. My first wife uster buy It in the bulk
'cause It came cheaper.'
'■ ‘But this I* for the lung*.'
'• 'S'|io*e I don't know that? Course It's
fur the lungs. That's whot was the mat
ter with her. I don't rare If It was fur
the liver. It's got ter go to the stomach
first, hatn't It. and the stomach and the
lungs haln't so darned far apart hot what
belt** one helps the other, and what git*
to one gits to the other.' "
The Italil-llenilcd lawyer,
Tho nhsent-min.led lawyer that was the
subject of a humorous recollection by one
of Detroit's veteran members of the har
furnished him with another Interesting
reminiscence, says the Detroit Free Press.
"This lawyer." said he. "was quite bald
—ln fact, he wis the most peculiarly bald
man I believe I ever eaw. The baldness be
gan at his eyebrows un.l furrowed It* way
eleur back to his neck. The growth of hair
on each side was quite luxuriant by con
tract, so that with his hut off he presented
n peeullnr type of manly beauty that had
to he cultivated hy degrees, like the taste
for mushrooms nr Bimburgcr ctn-ese. He
was quite sensitive about his personal ap
pearance. nnd when on the Street he wore
his hut well down over hi* head o hide
the near skull exposure. Though clever
aiel prominent In hi* profession, he had
also the reputation of being rather un
scrupulous piyl tricky.'
"One day When court wn* not In session
he strolled into the basement In his ab
sent-minded way. He was in a deep study
and hts hat was well down over his eyes,
leaving Ihe rear cranial surface promi
" ‘Oh, mamma,' chirped a little girl, “at
man's got two face*.'
" ‘What a precocious child!' remarked
a lawyer noted for his fund of dry humor
nnd whose knowledged of the absent
minded one's shady doing* was Intimate."
The Ducks Ire on the Wing.
From the Colorado Bpr!ng Gazette
The nipping wind Is whistling and the
gray clouds scurry by;
Upon Ihe edge* of the l ikes th* thin Ice
The morning breeze Is sighing through
the rushes, dead and dry.
And guns are uayly popping—for Ihe
ducks are on th- wing.
The oanvashack drops quickly from Ihe
clouds townrd Ihe lake:
From the m.urh’i. weed grown mud the
Inzy mallards swing;
The dainty teal files swift and low when
daylight's colors break.
And ill tho air seems throbbing—when
the ducks are on Ihe wing.
The dnke’e discordant clamor sound*
across the wlnd-stlrred flood;
And through ihe f-o-tv, bracing sir th.
The old sand blind Is waiting, and the
. .... uivod.
The ied g-d- lo.d lie calling—for the
ducks ore on Ih* wing.
So get the twe've-bore ready; the old
hunting coal as watt;
Decoys nnd ammunition, boots and every
Bcave th!* dull world behind you for a
while, and go to dwell
Where Nature hits you welcome, and
the ducks are on the wing.
A little girl and her aunt went for a
walk out on Union ssreet the other day.
and os they walked the aunt caught her
skirt on the sharp edge of her shoe heel
and tore off several inches of lace, *>■>*
the Memphis Scimitar.
•'Won't you tear It of for me. dear?"
she o*ked. "I carnot mend It now "
The accommodating little girl dropped
on her knee nnd for several minuses there
*-a* a sound a* of tearing gnnds-really
much more tearing thon was necessary to
remove a piece of In-e only half an Inch
“Haven't you finished yet?" finally ask
ed the aunt.
"Yea" said the little girl, rising weari
ly. "I was taking all this off, I wnnf*d
enough for my dolls skirt while i was
at It. and the IMtle bit you tore wouldn't
A kesxar's Plea.
"Could you spare a few cent* for a sick
child, ma'am?" sahl a woman lo a young
lady who was about to get on street
car In Beliefletd, according to the Pitt*,
Being ot a sympathetic nature th* young
lady looked In her purse and found *h
could spare o 8-cent piece. The coin woe
handed to the beggar, who took |t and
"Thank you. lady. It'll be a blessing
to tbe child It'll huv him a pint—a pint
of mdk." *he added us on after thought
The < r cam- Just then, nnd >i the
young lady mounted the steps she saet:
"O. don't get milk for th* child; get
him the pint."
Tha wotauo acowied end the car rollej
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
-New York city haa 1.522 polling ptacea.
only flftjr-one less than the whola state of
Nebraska, and nine more than there are
In North Cerollna.
—The Kansas City Priests of Psllas fes
tival. which haa been conducted several
seasons past as the great attraction of
thit city. Is likely to be droppe I beoeu*e
this year It didn't pay in either attendance
—During ftle French military maneuver*
numbers of men deecrieil am) crossed the
border Into Italy. On on-- day lght ro-n
from the same regiment deserted, prefer
ring exile for several years to the proa
pect of completed thetr military service.
—Shipping firms at Portland and Bath.
Me , ere unable to find crew* for their
vessels, a number of which are lying at
the wharves unable to leave for the rea
son given. The cause of the scarcity Is
that a great number of men have shipped
on transports for Manila and China.
—Minnesota has a law for the prevention
and suppression of forest and prairie Area,
has regular "fire wardens." and. as a re
sult, the chief Are warden Is able to report
that there were only ten forest Ares In
!299. These . burned over 1.35 acres and
damaged timber to the extent of only |L-
—Nearly thirty year* ago Jonas Silver
man..a farmer living near Springfield. 0..
VK % milled out of 11.200 by sharpers
while on a train near Valparaiso, Ind.
The criminals escaped and ere lung one
of the three died. The oeher two drifted to
tho Klondike a year or two ago. became
rich nnd have Juat returned to the St ile*.
They hunted up Mr. Sllvermnn. paid him
the M.soo and gave him 11.000 more by way
of Interest on the forced loan.
—The automobile Industry, which ha*
already attained enormous proportions in
France. Is likely to receive further Im
petus aa the result of th* experiment*
made at the French maneuvers. An offi
cer of high rank states that the vehicles
were useful beyond all expeeeatlon* and
the artillery has already decided to sup
ply with motor* certain carriage* used In
the transport of baggage and ammunition.
—Some German broker* engaged 1n pro
moting an "Industrial" company advertis
ed that th* enterprise promised to pay
5 per rent, the first year nnd more later
on. The public Invested, hilt failed to get
any dividend*. Then some of the In
vestor* sued to recover their money,
claiming that tt had been obtained by
false promise. Afier winning a compro
mise verdict they appealed, and a decision
has been rendered In a high court order
ing return of their money on surrender
of the stock.
—Charles fitelnhrlnk, who was convicted
at fit. John. Kan., on forty-nine courts of
selling whisky In violation of the prohib
itory law. was fined 14.900 and sentenced
to forty-nine month In Jail. A* he can
not pay his fine he will, under the law.
have to serve It out In jail ot the rate of
SO cents a diy. making his total Jail sen
tence prartlcally thirty years and nine
months. The probability I*. however, that
after a year or so tho county will tire
of feeding him and the County Commis
sion will release him.
—Unelo Bam has a regular contrlbueor
to the general fund of the government.
Promptly the first week of every quarter
a check for ITS Is received Ht the Treas
ury Department, with a request that It
he placed In the miscellaneous fund of the
treasury, from which It can only he with
drawn hy a special act of Congress. The
money Is from a veteran of the Civil War.
He Is an employe of the Philadelphia
Mint. He explained In his letter that us
long as the government employed him at
a good salary ho would not accept the
—Tho harnessing of one of Sweden's
largo waterfalls has Just been accomplish
ed. The water power lies at Quarnsveden
nnd the electric current Is conveyed to
Domnarfvet. about three miles distance.
Tho power station, generators, cable* and
transformers are all from German houses.
For conveying this current 48,000 pound*
of copper wire Is used Tho waterfall,
which la one of the most powerful nnd
continuous In the kingdom, la estimated
to contain 18.000 horse power. R.OOO of
which is utilized to operate the sawmills
of the company, while 10000 Is used for
the generation of tho electric, current.
—Germany b getting nervous over the
spread of leprosy In the empire. The Im
perial Board of Health, has Just reported
that there were twenty-two known rase*
of leprosy In Prussia last year There
were also six cases which are suspected
and are still under observation nnd prd>-
ably some which have not been reported
In tho rlty of Hamtairg ten rases were
found. In Mecklenburg-Schwerin another
case was reported. In the Memo) district
of rrusein tho disease I* Indigenous. The
Prusslin ministry for religious and m*d
leal affairs I* to make a systematic search
for undiscovered cases.
—A movement has been started In
France which has for Ita purpose the
preservation, or. rather, the rultlvatlem
of the kangaroo, whlrh has been rapidly
proceeding toward extermination. Dr
Frisson. a French surgeon, says that
there I* likely soon lo ha- an exceptional
demand for the animals In consequent c
of the success attending the use of kan
garoo tendon In the hospitals. It har
been employed In score# of Instances to
tie up the fractured bones of a man's leg
In order that he may use his knees while
the bore* are knitting together Kan
garoo tendon, he says. Is a* strong a*
►liver wire It Is taken from the toil, nn.l
being animal In It* nature ts absorbed
and the leg d.v* not have to he rut open
no Is necessary when silver wire |* ue*d.
—A party of Comanche Indian ptayel a
good Joke on a crowd of United States
surveyor* and allotting agents In Ih* Co
ntanehe reservation recently. says a
ciaremore. I TANARUS, dispatch These m . n
were surveying. establishing corner s’o*. s
and getting everthlng ready to divide >h
land In quarter sections. T*-e In ilins
have not taken very kindly to II)* division
and allot!ment of their land. and. s ring
that the whites were scared, they decided
tn act. The surveyors ate all •end-rfeet
recently from Washington. Suddenly,
without warning, their camp was Invade i
hy a yelling, shooting band of son Indl<n<
In war paint nnd feather*. The aurveytrg
party could not stand the ins ure, an 1
started out fof the settlements along he
Texas line, and kept up th lr night, pur
sued hy the Indians, unit! they crossed the
state line. Then they telegraphed to Fori
8111. and ihe commander there sent oit a
large cavalry force to protect the survey
ors. The general supposition la lhat a lot
of cowtioy* and young bucks rljyei a
—fn an effort lo monopolize the repair of
vehicles, of their own manufacture quit
a number of automobile concern* In this
country and Fur op* have been employing
screws and bolts with spec’al Ih'euls
says the Philadelphia Record This ,u
-tom ha* begun to a<| as a boomerang
for well-informed customer* | n ,|„
upon standard part*, that m.v he had
anywhere, thus doing „*.> wlih th(l
necessity of always carrying In ons'a ve
hicle an assortment of duplicate tolls
nuts, etc. F.n-altsh makers especially have
sinned In this msttcr or non-st >n lard
thread*, and. a* a result, the ml'ttary au
thorities of Great Britain have been com
pelled to insist on stand ird parts In send
ing out (deifications for the war vehicle*
with which they contemplate experiment
ing. An effort I* to be made in the hoar
future to get the more prominent arto
manufocurets of Kurope and America to
gethi r with a vt-w to e'andaid!* ttg all
part*, such at bolts, nuts, screws ,t
--servlng similar purpose* in th*
800 of th* various machines*, ,
The Quakers Are
§Tonk Qu * ktr H *ri
Blood purlfl#r - hut a
Fal*. Weak and SH.
billtatw] pop a
not bkwT I.*'.7r.*^
a tonic. It regular**
Otgestion. cur** gy*.
PepsU and |, M ,
strength and tone ta
th* nervoue system,
it Is a medicine for week women. It ts a
purely vegetable medic me end can k*
■ •ken by tha most dslicate. Kidney Di*.
rases. Rheumatism end ell diseases of the
Blood. Stomach end nerves soon euocusae
to |te wonderful effects upon the huaua
system. Thousands of people la Georgia
ircommend It. Brice 21.00.
QUAKER PAIN BALM Is the medldre
that the Quaker Doctor made all of hti
wonderful quick cures with. It s anew
and wonderful medicine for Neuralgia,
Toothache. Backache. Rheumatism
Sprains. Pain In Bowels; in feet, all pa.a
can be relieved by It. Brice lie and ifc.
QUAKER WHITE WONDER SOAP, a
medicat'd soap for the skill. —--‘r --■)
complexion. Price 10c a cake.
QUAKER HEALING SALVE, a v*e
table ointment tor tha cure of tetter, e*.
seme and rruptloon of tha akin. Price
Me a bug.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
Ocean SieamsMo Go.
Unsurpassed cabin accommodation* A0
the comfort* Of a modern hotel. Kiectnt
lights. Unexcelled table. Ticket* Indus*
meals and bertha aboard ship.
Passenger Fares Irom SaTaooal
TO NEW YORK-FIRST CABIN. OS;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. 2J2. IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN. Lai. INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP, IA
TO HoSTON - FIRST CABIN. IE;
FIRST CABIN ROUND TRIP. IM IN
TERMEDIATE CABIN, *11; INTERME
DIATE CABIN ROUND TRIP.
BTEERAOE, 111 T 5
The express steamships of this line are
appointed to sail from Savannah, Central
(90th) meridian time, as 'ollows:
SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
TALLAHASSEE. Cupt. Asklns. THURS
DAY. Oct. 2S. 5:20 p. in
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett.
SATURDAY, Oct. 27. 7:<* p m
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Smith. TUESDAY.
Oct. in to flh p. m .
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Fisher. THURS
DAY. Nov 1, 11 3ft a. m
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Asklns, SATUR
DAY. Nov. S. 1:20 p. m.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Capt. Berg.
SUNDAY, Nov. I, 2M a m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Dageett,
TUESDAY. Nov , 1:00 p. m.
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Smith. THURS
DAY, Nov. 8, 8:00 p. m
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Fisher. SATUR
DAY, Nov 10 7:20 p. m
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Aaklna, TUES
DAY. Nov. 12. 9:2ft a. m.
CWTY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggslt,
THURSDAY. Nov. IS. 11:20 a. m.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Capt. Berg.
FRIDAY. Nov 10. 12.3 ft p m
NACOOCHEE. Cupt. Smith, SATURDAY,
Nov. 17. 1:20 p m
KANSAS CITY. Capt. Fisher. TrRS.
DAY. Nov 20 2:20 p m.
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Asklns. THURS
DAY. Nov. 22, 4 30 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Dageett,
SATURDAY. Nmr 21. 68 p. m
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Smith, TUESDAY.
Nov. 27. 8:30 p. n.
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Capt Berg.
THURSDAY. Nov. 29. 10 rt> a. tn
KANSAS CITY, Cnpt. Flaher, THURS
DAY. Nov. 29, Ift 00 o. m.
NOTlCE—Steamship City of BtreUnf
ham will not carry pa**#rnr*.
hUW YORK. TO BOUTON.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage, FRI
DAY. Oct. 28. noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. WED
NESDAY. Oof. It noon.
CITY of MACON, Capt Savage. MON
DAY. Nov. 5. 12:00 noon.
CITY OK MACON, Capt. Savage. FRI
DAY. Nov. 9. 12:00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Bavage, WED
NESDAY, Nov. It, 12 00 noon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Savage. MON
DAY. Nov. 19. 12:00 Boon.
CITY OF MACON. Capt. Swage, FRI
DAY. Nov. 23. at 12:00 noon.
CITY OK MACON. Capt. Savage. WF.D
NESDAY. Nov. 2*, 12 0 noon
Tula company reserve* the right
change Its sailing* wtahout notlo* ana
without liability or accountability there
Sailing* New York for Savannah Tues
days Thursdav* and Saturday* 609 P
w O. BREWER. Ctty Ticket and BssA
enger Agent. lfl Bull at reel. Savannah.
E. W. SMITH. Contending Kr*ht
Agmt. Savannah. O*.
R. G. TRE/.EVANT. Agent. Ravannah,
r 'wABTER HAWKINS. Genem! A**"*
Traffic iVp't. 234 W Bay atreat,
F H HINTON. Traffic Manager.
B E BE FF.VRE. Manager.
Pier It. North River. New York. N ”
Merctisnts 8 Mln&rs TnnsporKiilon Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
Tickets on Halo to All lotal* North ao4
First-class ll'ket* lr dude ..
berth* Savannah lo Baltimore and
delphla. Accommodations tnd eul
The suamshlps of this company *f*
pointed to sail from Savannah a* f ’
(Central Standard Tim*):
ITASCA. Capt Blirup. THURSDAY.
Oct. 25, 8 p. m aiTt’R.
DORCHESTER. Capt. Jam**. RAT
PAY. Oct. 27. 7 P m.
TEXAS. Capt. Eldredgn TUESDAY.
to. 11 *• m
D H. MIBBER. rapt. Pel*™. Tl,rR *
DAY. Nov- 1. 1 P-
to i*mi-ire**rnt a* . _ r
BERKRHIBE. Capt Ryan- BA I-1 R
Oct. 27. 7 p. TO. nrs-nNES
AUsBGHANY. ca?t. Foster. WCDNL*
DAY. Oct. . 12 noon „ ns . DA r,
BERKS 111 RE. Cap* R)W
Nov. 5. 5 p. m
Ticket Office No. 11l Bull #tre-
J J. CAROBAN. Agent.
NEWCOMB COHEN. Trav. M 1
W F TURNER O F. A
A. P. BTEBRTNS. A. T
J C. WHITNEY. Traffic Manag*-
Central Office*. BoUttMW*. ***