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For Sale; Dost. Personal; Ml*r>-tl*name.
Th* Indication* tor Georgia ar* for fakir
w< ather, warmer In (Hielhern portion;
frosii southeasterly winds, and for Ka*>!
ern FrUI. fair and warmer weather,
Irish southerly winds.
OsteupatJiy seem# to be having about a*
hand a time in lowa aa In O-onda. Th*
state board of medical aisnlMn of the
former state has refused to give an os
teopathist a license to practice his yro
Those congressmen who are talking
about abolishing the National Military
Academy at West I’olnt, "If hazing can
not be abolished," are merely "talking
through their hate." And they know It,
and the country knows It. Why should
men with brain enough to be elected to
< ongrets talk nonsense?
The Rev. Mr. l.es, an Ohio proa her.
reports that after b. lug bind for a num
ber of years he haw miraculously recov
ered his sight, through tile Instrumental
ity of prayer. A number of oculists had
given up his cast ae hopeless, but he con
tinued to pray, and Ihe "scales" finally
fell from his eyes.
Congressional humor la not the h-ast
abstruse matter that comes to pubtt 1 no
tice orcaetonalty "Why Is a hen?" asked
the facetious Representative Norton of
Ohio the other day. “You had as well ask
tne," replied Steele of Indiana, "why some
Ohio men are went to Congress." In
short, each query la beyond comprehen
Helen Keller, the remarkable deaf dumb
and blind girl, contemplates adopting lit
erature as a laner after she finishes her
course at Radrllffe College. Will she he
able to communicate to us !h# strange
things that mud occur In the world of
her brain, forever cut off from light,
sound and color?
It Is now heHevi and that the shin-sub
sidy bill will be forced over to the next
Congress The Republicans twill have tt
larger majority then than they have now.
and It may be that the Mil will then be
passed. Meantime It la unquestlonnhly the
fact that the longer action la delayed the
weaker the bill becomes. Public opinion Is
becoming aroused against the Iniquity of
Ki-I'resldent Harrison, It la reported,
baa Just received his fee of (100,300 which
he earned as tha loading counsel of Vene
sihls In the esse that was .leclded by
the Tribunal of Paris and In which Vene
suela gained valuable territory claimed
by Orest Hrltaln. Ho long as they ran
•am such fees In the law. there Is no
question as to "wlmt shall be done with
our ei-Preldent mT’
'Dean Hhaler. of the laiwrrnce IVlen
ti.d Hehool of Harvard College, uslonish
d his hearer* the other night by a de
fenae of slavery. To the average New
Englander, there seems to lie no defense
for slavery. Speaking or the while and
black races fifty to a hundred years ago.
be said: "Slavery was the best relation
that could hwve existed between surh cul
turad ami such uncultured poilm. By
• : dls.it.llnt in -.-veral gene- .ti.u s they
war, when we broke the chains and gave
them tha ballot, we made a great blun
THK THU %TY ItATIFir.O.
The Hay-Fauncefwte tre*v m out of
the way. for the time being at least. The
r*>|a in oppottton to Its raf!fto%ton was
small The taily amendment* allowed were
the two propoed by the Foreign Rela
tion * Committee nfo of them bHng the
famous !>\i* amen There I* no
do;h>t that the treaty will <ome rearer
hivliiß the approval of the public than
it would If It had been ratified wlthou*
the amendments. They glvo the Cult 1
ftt*es all of ih* ontrol of the canal they
n**'4 for their own defcnc and for the
m*lntr n*r. e #f public order.
Will Great Britain agree to the trestv
In If* amended form? The < barre# ir#
th.it she will Some of her tv w*|u|ef (
think she will rot, fait It • worthy of
notfc# 1 hat the London Time*, wht -h i*
depended upon to vol e * . r. flments of
the govern man!, hid n*thlng to say on
the subject on the mornli ir fo iwlng the
ratlftrattocfc. The inform**# frc*m thl* l
that the roven.ment may vee |*s way
to •''ci-ptlrur the *n- tre-itv.
p t me tnlff fertaln. and thst
I* the’ the senate will not reMre from
the fiofetlon It ha* taken. The f>avl
amendment doe# not alve toe Fnlted
State* the rltht to h rtlfy the t *nal. nd
it ia a q e*?lcp If that rl*bt would tv- of
any advantage to them The fw-nple wvll
>*■ with what the treaty row
--ive* the Fnlied S and they would
not le satlshed with any thine else Great
Britain forifb-d the entrance* of th Sue*
ana] "for the protection of the Brllish
bondholderwithout asking the right to
do o frjm *n>t*rl>. She own-l the rtn
jorlty of the nhare* of the anal, and
she though* that wa* suffb lent authority
for her a I.
It may be that Great Britain will de
cline at firs* to accept the amendtuenta.
She will pruiahly pro(w a modification
of them ftuch a proposition, however,
would meet with no favor. It would not
Is pordblc to get SiMtte to take a
-•tep imckward. What Is there, therefore,
for her to do but a ■ ept iho treaty, Ju-t
as It ia? It la not probable Put *ho
will undertake to resist the cornu mo
tion of the canal by Intriguing 1 with the
government* of Nicaragua aid Costa
Kir* or by Insisting upon full compli
ance with the term of th* CU.vton-Bul
wrr treaty. She Is in no donation to
m*ke an enemy of Mi# Vnlte<i State*
She ha* atiout all she an attend to in
iVuith Afri u The Boers are not con
quered yet by any means, and before they
.irs rotiqueral Great Britain wilt fe*H
the fmaix lal srain to such an extwit thaK
-he will nM risk having trouble with the
greatest power in the world about *. mat
ter In which she ru*a, at least, only a
mlmr interest. It ts hardly probable
that she will have a jrreat deal of u*
for the Nb aragua canal. Bh* will con
tinue to reach her po***e-sfona in the Far
Fast by way of the Sue* canal.
The chance* are all i favor of the ac
e|tance of the treaty by Great Britain.
She I* in a position to ae. ept it grace
fully. She has said nothing since It was
negotiated, a* to what her course would
te In rase It was amended by the ften
ate. Th way, therefore, 1* clear for
her to strengthen tha pleasant relsGons
U iween herself and the I nlied Htute*
by agreeing to the amendments.
\ FEAT! Nil <F THU 1.U.1* HI 1,1,.
There Is a feature of the Bins Mil which
Is pending In the legislature the bid .ail
ing a constitutional convention which
ought to bn given very careful considera
tion. 11 la that one wnlh provides that
member* of the convention shall serve
Home men seek election to constitutional
conventions for the honor connected with
the position, others because they believe
they iwn do Ihc state good service and
still others because they have axes to
grind—th 11, Ihey represent some Inter
rois which want certain provisions put
In or kept out of the constitution.
If the El.la bill shouel pass In its pres
ent shape, men not having ample Incomes
would not seek membership In tbe con
vention They could no* afford to leave
lhir business.-* or professions. A good
many really valuable men might there
fore l- deprived of iha chance- lo serve
Hut the nn-com pen sal ton arrangement
w.siid iiave one go**l effe. t. It would like
ly keep out of the convention a lot of
men who would OfbeS“Wte wsk 111* rnber
shlp In It for th. purpose of talking them
selves Imo notoriety, and It wou.d Insure
a convention composed of rueu having
something at stake.
It I* r'l-orle.l that the sentiment of the
legislature Is strongly In favor of a ttm
atltdtlonal convention, i If that l Ihe rase.
It I- hot improbable that the Ellis hill
either In Its present shape or with some
e lianges, will pass. There Is no doubt
that the present lons.lttitlon Is larking
In some very Important particulars, but
the dut.ger of getting one that would he
less favorable lo the development and
progress of Ihe state ought to he taken
into roil si. ter at ton In connection with the
question of the advisability of calling
. onstltuttuna 1 convention. Anew cn*tl
tulion, framed along certain lines, wou.d
be a good thing for the slate, but a con
sdiuiion framed by men hostile to devei
,,|„n* agencies would be a bod thing
Coffee, taken tn moderation, I* a go<s|
thing, according to the verdict of the
New York Me.lb-al Association. II Is a
cardiac sllmulwni. fine or two cup* of
II a day, tiowever are all Urn! should be
taken. Coffee, in moderation, qiil.-k.ns
the imagination and memory, dispels
sleepiness and enable* one to .k> work
of * higher quality. In ex.es . however,
II Is declared lo he n poison, prwtucing
all of the characteristic symptoms of al
cohol kt isiisoning. namely, trem-.r, rapid
pulse, dlelurbed digestion nn.l depression
The doctor Who read the paper on coffee
setting forth the nbove facts, told of an
amusing case In his practice. He was
called to ae* a prominent member of the
Woman's Christian Temperance Cnlon.
who was very til and etippOM* to be at
the point of death from nervous troubles
"I found her In very had condition."
said Ihe doctor. "And then I found In
her room o coffee-pot which supplied her
with h doz.n or more cups t day. She
was drinking coffee in place of rational
food, and was fairly polsosie.l," While
teaching temperance, the good woman was
•dually Intemperate In th* Use of a
stimulant which produces the eff.-cts of
The assertion that perpetual mol lon was
a physical Impossibility was mad* before
the Oreene-tlaynor case got before Com
missioner Uhl. Ids, In New York.
TTTE MOHNINCr NEWS: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22. 10fi0.
THR HRBM OF THK M4il
It Is about certain that the majority re
port of the <’ommltiae on the Census,
fixing the membership of the House, will
I# idopte I The report fixe* the manN r.
*t JS7, the number there is mi prr.
eirt Th House I* large *- issigh. To en
larx* ;* every time the census is taken
would result ,n an unwieldly tsyly. In
fa t, the present number crowd* the hall
rf It protviltha' rhare
b nc* a congressman who <Fe* no* think
there are enough representative*, but
some of them who favor more member*,
with the hope of getttng another member
for ea h of their respective states.
.Mr. Cthimpacker mule a repor* which
had only one signer. *b*t mv* te.ng him
•elf. He want# to have purished thoe
Softhsrn state* which have suppressed
the illiterate negro vote Ib |* the only
mem - r of the committee who want*
anything of that kltal done, end H Is
doubtful it there i*re very many other
munbrs of Congress who tympalhlif
w.th him in his desire.
I. * r Mn>% the presidential election thr*
have been refmr s from \Vahlngt)n tht
G*e Republb *n party Intend#*! to p’inbh
Trails.ana. Mis *l*sfpp, North Carolina
and nth for suppressing the
illiterate ne*ro X’Otc The.*.e reports have
not n*ucd much un*-a *ne in the ftouth,
•rd Jt ndtr pf ar* there is no f#‘ ial
row** ti f r linen* tw o The report* nfijeir
to have emanat' and from Mr Crumpirker.
and a f**w* of la rs of hi* wav of thinking
T ■ • h i ro' *ve ?h<- on of the
r'il I'wd* r* of tile Republican party or
rt any cof-|.b*nMe numt*er of the rank
and file that party.
The R publ* an fany Isn’t going to stir
up the ra>c question by champlonusg the
cause of Illiterate negroes It would be
glad If It could get rid of the negroes al
together In politics Its leader* are l*egtn-'
ning to understand that It would stand a
much better chance of get mg a good
foothold In the South If the ballot were
withdrawn from ail negtoe*
There would then be no pressure to hold
tl*c white voter* together, and there
would at on*'# be n Republican party In
every Bout hern :*te of very eondoen
ble protorTions It can he accepted that
the time is past when the Refwibllcwn
party will bother itaelf to any eons.dera
ble extent about the suffrage right* of
the negroes. It I* a |wriv that looks out
for the muln c hance, and them Is cer
tainly nothing In th# negro vote In the
ftouth for It
t a.ai .s 'mkm> him .
Th# river and harbor hill, as Ural made
up by the committee, carried (Wi.onfi.OW), If
the Information contained In Ihe dls
isit- he* was rorreeg. The Committee on
River and Harbor* has scaled It lo J*SO,-
009. fib • It will lav# to undergo a great
dral more sealing before It will likely
meet w-llh Ihe approval of Ihe House.
As the country grows the demand for
Ihe Improvement of rlversand hrhors ln
cr. ase*. And the river and harbor hill Is
made lo rover kinds of improvement*
never even considered by Congress a
quarter of a century ago. For Instance,
the scdtVme that Chicago has Induced the
River wnd Harbor Commit!** to regard
with favor -the scheme of unloading her
drainage canal on Ihe t'nlted H'l*s and
of constructing a steamboat canal, havipe
a depth of It, and perhapa I*. feet from
Chlcwgo lo Bt Tonis, with the view of
ultimately extending It to New Orleans—
tvouid never have been considered for a
moment by a River *nd Harbor Commit
tee a generation ago. The present com
mittee tuf* put (gn.gMl in the river ami
harbor bill for a preliminary survey and
report on the feaslhlltsy of the under
taking. It looks Ilk-- tm effort on Ihe |*rt
of Chicago to get the general government
to undertake Ihe maintenance of her
drainage .anal which she has constructed
at th* cost of many millions of dollars.
It Is hardly reasonable to suppose that
Congress would undertake to open a ship
channel from Chicago lo New Orleans.
In the first place It would be Impossible
to maintain such a channel nfier II *t
opened. The first freshet would destroy
the chwnnei. It.-s M.-s, If channel could
be maintained It would be of no practical
value. ll has been demonstrated on the
Mississippi lhal #. amlsstl* cannot com
pete successfully wish Ihe railroad*. At
least they do not. The river truffle, once
Immense, ha* shrunk to almost nothing,
while the railroad* that run through the
territory tributary ?o he river have a very
The work of reclaiming the lowlands
along the Mls.l.slppk river I* being done
on Ihe plea of deepening the river, and
vast sums are being spent. Not much
towards Improving ihe river's channel It
being accomplished, however. Indeed, II
Is doubtful If la>'>.■>..!*> would be sqlflctenl
to accomplish what Chicago ha* asked
Congr. -* to do. Awl yet It would not tie
at all surprising If the Chicago scheme
should l*e accepted and the pr,>|a.s.-d work
Th** of th** kMnaplnir .in*! rtn?<>m
fnjr of younK r*utlahy of r<*4d Hk
a romanci*. It wan a hold .md *ucr*Miful
of work on tho rnirt of lhf> crooki*
It may be doubled, by tho way. ttvt the
publlf iv irlvr n to 4h** matter will be ron
ducive to itihd rowullw. What the feel
lnr> of the fwther of the boy must have
been undrr (he rtrrumptances ran read
ily !• under(Mtl. He wan willing to
pwy any prlc* and undergo any tn< onve
nlenre to nave hi* child from p<ianlbie uuf
ferlmc or even d<4h at the handa of hW
and operate captore. At th# ume time it |
impoexlblo to lom afght of the fact thai
Mr Cudahy*a ready compliance with the
demand* of the kLlnttper* may powerfully
stimulate that brnneh of criminal In bu
rn The theft of a < hlkl I- mu h easier
than the theft of a purae or u piece of
•liver plate. Almost any rich man * child,
who I* permitted to go on tbe atreetn
una4teud (l by .m ad , .! , t. would be liable to
be picked up by bold kidnaper*. ahouUl It
le found tlat Ihe enterf*ri<*# la profitable.
Having reeured ihe relenae of hi* child.
It I* to be hop*<l that Mr Cudahy will
devote him*elf to the Mpprehen*lon and
punishment of *he abduetor*. Burglary,
areoti and man*laughter are not much
worae than child *teallng.
A few 'lay* ago a werlou* rtre occurred
In th# Paliimore l m\er*ity Hoepltal. It
wa* n#c#**ary to remove th# patient*,
many of them being carried down Are
eacape*. Several wrer# *uppo*ed to have
suffered dangerous hardships. The phv*t>
clans ar# ho*rev#r, to find that
the panic fright ha* benefited nearly
every one of them. I*ra* thwily all of the
sufferers were better and brighter the
day after the Arc ihun they imd been lor
The aecret sessions of sh# foreign min
ister# In Pekin very strongly r#s#*gMr
the secret session* of the I’plted BiitW
ftenate. In that little whl-h occur* In the
•*#slon is sctutly kept “ ret. Follow.ng
every executive meetinK of the fWm te the
newspaper* print varything that w* vi I
and done behind the closed dfjors. and it
Is said that within an hour after the n
isiey* in pekln have hell a secret t****i'ir>
LI Hong Chang knows everything tnal
has taken plv e. Then what 1* • e
of adhering o the antlquj! -1 J leu of -* r
-ch.unt*er statecraft ? Why i;ot tr*>'jct
public business op* nly (nd above-bowrd?
Bom*- ststlstlcs) *rank ha* figured out
♦ hat the f’hri-tm*f dinners In the t‘n:fei
ft ates next w.*k will represent th* '"!•
lowing expenditures: For turkey. S
- for cranberries. $509.00# for mi* e pi
j! ror*oro Why the st.ttistklan *
have stopped his calculation* of extraor
dinary expense# *t that point •wnno? be
told. He might a# w#*.; have gone on "•*
estimate the number of after-dinner p K
ti e am*>unt of fep*ln an<l the dod'-r
Nil* tnat would billow the dinner< ar.
thereby add some hundreds of ? • -i b
o # rlollut- to trie < ihl . Ost of I- rt
flona: Christmas dinner
Orr of thi meanest trust* reported #**•
l\ has been d#Veloped In Bakimore * r -
Inr the |a*t week B h*n n**r*-l h*-
turkey supply, a* and will levy an extra
tribute upon wer Christmas dinner t * b
in the city. Many of the poor, ir I* • 1
win have to take lt fish a* their Chr -*
Gov Plngree of Michigan ref* r- *o •
jtulKe* of the ftupretnr Court of hi ‘
m# •■people Afraid of the Car*." Pinr<
Imagines that tho railroads have go?
Mi higan by ihe s* ruff of the re^'k.
--gen#tor Llndsav, of Kentucky, de
scribe# himself and Senator Osffary. of
IjOtilsUina. a* "the only Democrat* re
maining In the Senate."
Ex-fte retary Whitney and other prom
inent New Yorkers are interested In a
project for restocking the Adirondack#
with certain wild animals that hunters
and civilisation have driven out. They
have effected! an organlxatKm under the
unique name of the "Association tor Re
storing Moose to ihe Adirondack*."
-Edinburgh I’nlverslty i> to lose r o -
trian president. Hir William Muir.
Who i* eighty-one. will WtlW btfßT* tha
new century shall be nftny months old
IBs public service dates tm k to the
Indian mutiny, through which he w.m in
charge of the InteUigsn* c department t
Acra He bessn life in the service of th‘
until he became n rnemler of the
GoverMir General’s Council.
The only wonitn with the rank of lleu
tenant In llie army has resigned, nays the
ftprlngtield Republican. Dr. Anna New
comb .MflOw, daughter of ftinusv New
comb, the astronomer, was appointed i- t
ing assistant surgeon in the I’nlted fttu’es
*rmy In August. lKm. to aid in the selec
tion and equipment o< • orps >f army
nurse# for held and hospital work The
anointment ■ srrled with it the rank of
first nontenant, and ih* rigid to w* *r the
shouUtsr-stmpa and uniform of an ofticur
of tha? grad* a right <f which ah# dl 1
not avail herself. The work for which sh#
w.* appointed having n*w bern fairly tr
ganlx* and. Dr. M- ae haa resigned, and no
aK'cesaor will be named In accepting lar
resignation, Burgeon-Genera 1 Iftartibarg
has compliment#*! lrr. Mcil## highly upati
me services she ha* rendered.
Missed Ihe Spread -Tarson Prlmhoae
-How waa it you didn't have a lurkey
dinner tht* year? W eary W rsgales—'C*uae
dls wu* de furst Chris mus I dldn * spend
on dc Island.’-Lestta'a Weekly.
—The intimate Cause — "Hut why Is It."
asked the thoughtful Chinese, That 1 may
go to your heaven while I may not go to
your country?" The American missionary
shrugged Ms shoulder*. "There a no labor
vote In heavenV said h. -Puck.
—Little Johnny—Mr*. Talkemdown paid
a high compliment *<’ me to-day. Mother—
lU.l she, really? Well, there's no denying
lhat woman hu* sen—. What dWt she
say’ I.lttle Johnny Hhr sidd sh- dldn I
how you eme to have such a nice lit
tle boy as I am.—Til-Hit*-
|ror Conscience Wasn't Troubled.—lf
any people call. Sorah. be sure lo tell
1 hem I am on'. Wish are you waiting for”
It doesn't disturb your conscience, does
It'" "Oh no, ma'am. I'm h.ftened lo It.
I've worked for society Itar* before,
ma'am "—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
—Scandal."She seems to me one of the
most distinguished-looking young women
m Hratnn They sell dreadful slorles
about her lnde.lT' "Yes, they say. for
instance, that Ihe lenses of her spectacles
ale plain alas*, with no magnifying power
whatever!" —Detroit Journal.
-A Cruel Blow.—Mbs Flypp (tearfully)—
I think Mr Huggins is real mean. Miss
Fosdlck—What has lie done? Miss Flypp
H- ask.-d me wont I rhough: would b*
a nice Christmas stlft for a young lady,
jnd I 101 l him diamond hrooch. <>f
course. I supposed I was the young lady
he allu.let to: but what does he do bill
g.t and buy II for lhal perfectly odloue
Julia Tracy.''—lssue's Weekly. >
rt HiiKvr l oiiHUt r.
The Angus** Hi* ) Herald (Dem.) say*
-So won.ter lhat the Intelligent progree.
sive men of the Haul., are ImnoHenl an I
apieuir to he repudiating Democracy. It
l* in fact. Hryanlsm and silverlsn and
Populism and insularlssn lhat they re
po.itate, hut something must be done. |f
ivc would prevent th- Republican party
from talung advantage of their righteous
iidtgratUn ind absorbing the progreoilvr
Uitelllgsn." of the (Southern |*rople. T
solution of the problem, so far as our finite
fit ultles r >n apprehend It. Ik**, led In any
*pe,-iflc reorganization, called with a blars
of trumpets, but In a steady, conservative
.ompatsn of education A condition pre
cedent shouhl he to eliminate Mr. Hryan
from all further consideration a* a i>r:y
leader A one-Oleaed man 1* Irresisti
ble w ten tha! Idea t* right He I* equally
(Opel.-** when it la wrong."
Th* larulsvllls Courier-Journal (Dem.)
says: "There Is a floo-l of Ignorance and
buncombe In Congress n.av about forti
fying the Nicaraguan canal, a* If there
err.- any advantage in that, or any prob
ability that It could he done. What
would be ihe Justification of spending t
fortune In forilfylng a canal passing
through another .-ountry, which If w
could not fully fortify with our navy
would b* aheohitely Imiwssahle by the
ships of an enemy ' Indeed, what enem.
would be so kltotl.- ft* to attempt to send
lie men-of-w.ir through a canal nearly
y*> mile* long, compteisly controlled by
Th* gprlngfleM (Mass.) Republican
find.) says: "Hharet of the Hian.lar.l Oil
trioat have made new high ro.-ord* In
price this week, one aa!. having been
rejiorted at gCUt. the par value being SIW.
Tils represents an advance Miner Ihe elec
tion of abo' tno a share. Is It a* a ben
eficiary of the ••ending Hanna subsidy
hill lhat tnl* stock la now being viewed
In the market?"
HstsssifS at a Tea* Game.
Man hat fan p 0.4 a game that has been
known els#where Cor s#\*rl year*, has
at list struck this town say* tha Wash
, gum ivrtf *;>o>krs< • of the P!tt*burg
patch I* threaten* ?o divkk favor
with the fo*l far collecting Indian blar
ket* and *# drive gout hem staresmen into
a masrta samrflitng akin to \jrui#nce to
that w d’h afUtcts the MKklle Wwt on
V uhje-■* f Belgian h• * "basing a
a pool M 1 up an alle> anil #Ttng it Will |
knock amwn r one mt# a hole numtemi
JO, ito*an t appear to t# the bagllWßtig
cf ar* absorting stort but it * Judge
*r* in th* Hws* of Repr* -entstive*, the
man who ha Ia bod -throwing argumen:
with Repre**r>t#nve Hrnmm *f Penney.*
ama several years ago. is th# expert !
mvang the stat -men He krxw* all th#
t* ar.<l phrae tj. -sarv* to 'oax the
r , H | h | into h** *■* hs-ket. called the
iiltn gar tier and the whit# on* Into th<^
. • hole, whFh make* t *
Made Hint Hear.
% cer t:n Mark* * street merchant Ms
M te|epi< rear th# front door. *ays
t e < attar.**ga News Not long ago
t hr,l rw' ird the merchant asepp-*!
to thr phere i>.l *cok down the trana
-( : ,( n orr.. ..• • farmer msr cime
* and fri'i .. r e*l
U I I . . * T*u ry rchvn*. ,
’*• :j *n getting the m'"#*** said to'
*r* p k ! *n't near and gaged
iMni ’eHv *? the countryman,
b.ii- (.* h.s vidce. the stranger shouted
W* t i buy any aig**" fttlfl Intent
•inon h# m*u' at the other end of the
w ■ the nrr hiin said, petulantly: "Oh.
I < hear a word you say."
man #r om North Georgia Inflated
* -* r.d ilftc-l up hi* fairly j
trig t u xyf, while everybody wttMn
, k thought the riot alarm had t>een
I you want ter buy any a-l-gs?*’
No If ur 1 you. no"’ shouted the
rvr t**nt. dropping the telephone arvl
kp|ng bis hands to hi* outraged ear*
You i.* * t at -alse,! htm.’’ remarlusi
t v * c;g man to Ms p*rr*ner ae ;w walked
out and 'limbed Into hi* wagon *T never
——i . >!* <f man y#t wrwtt I couldn’t
iprfke her when I put on all my MMtn "
V'onnd a Sympathiser.
Y'* I went to New York to see If I
could get word of my brother." said the
man in * e -mok r g • omportment. accord
ing to ! Washington Star. *He w’ent
or* a voyage to Japan In a sailing ship,
and I I • ir i thu? tne ship was wrecked
and h I hand* lost."
Vi I *;:d It rum out to h# true?" wa
Not .together The *hip wav lust, hut
three or four men were saved."
"And your brother?"
lie w is saved At first, but after the
boat had drifted abotit for Weeks some*
one had to die to save the others. They
kt- *f.l It fell u(H>n my brother.
But the survivors apolocixe,) to you.
of course*’ They they were sorry to
* **' oidig* i• e*t your brother?"
"Oh. of .Ourse. Ye*, they ex* used them
selves and seemed to feel for me. These
t'*.ir' I*k use excuse me."
"tvrtatnlv." rf>lied the other. "I had
a grandfather scalped by Indian*, a fath
er tarried off t>\ * yclone, a mother ai
cn by n alligator, a sister lost In the
quicksand, and two brothers baked ** :•-
sotud and devoured In the FIJI Islands
and 1 know* how you feel and can excuse
you. I'll leave you alone, and you can
xi\e your cm.#i.ns full |\
Knack In Fitting a oaf.
"I remember an in’eresllng Incident."
said a man alsyut town, ac.-ording to the
Washington Htar, "wMrh ts-cm-re.l 00-e
at a convention of merchant tailors In
Cincinnati The subject for discussion
*<• tin* cutting and lilting of garment*,
and i testy old S. otchman had the fioor
ll.* said in effe* t that If a c<s*t were cut
•o set right upon tbe -l>-1 told muscle that
the wearer would always find It com
fortable ami well fitting
'ln fact,' said he. 'the deltoid muscle
determines the fit of a coat.'
" Will lire gentleman state what and
* la-re the deltoid muscle Is” asked a
cutter on the .ether side of the chamber
"The Hf-otrhm,Mi turned on hgn sharp
" Hit,' he sold, angrily, do you claim
lo Is- a cutler and not know where the
d.-kold mUH.de Is Treated ? Don't you
know, sir, that a know-ledge of th* hu
m.m anatomy I* os iminrtant to the tail
or a* It Is to the surgeon? Dr> you expect
to cut a garment to tit an object whose
every Him and curve you do not know'
You might as well Iry to 111 a plug to
hole wlrlwait knowing the Mae of Ihe
hoi. No, air, the gentleman will not stale
what an*l vlwtc the deltoid muscle Is
It Is your duty. sir. to know the deltoid
ihi <-|e; not mine to Mat rue t you."
"The discussion ended there, slmplv
because there was nobody present to car
ry tt on. for l don't believe a nan in the
place, except the md fellow, knew any
thing about deltoid muscles | know I
didn't, bo: as sen as I got to a diction
ary I looked It up latter I gave the tm.
ter suns study, and I found that the
Bcotchntan was right "
The fhrlallss* Doll,
Folg~r McKlnsey In Haltlmore New*
They have clothed my figure In silk and
In a window where all may see.
They have sod me up In my dainty grace
For the -hreng- to look at me
I wasch the thousands that hurry by.
The wistful faces that peer
With longing glance*—Ah! hear them
And whisper, "How sweet!" "How
There are drums and-toy* and a hundred
Bpan*les and blocks and books.
But what does she care for the other
The sad Utile girl who looks
At Ihe snowy lac* of my dainty dresa
And Ihe wax of my crimson cheek.
At the careful curl of each golden trees
And my lip* lhal seem lo speak?
I Ilk* her better than all the rest,
Who stand and Man* such day;
I long to lie wHII my head on her hreost
And hear what her heart would ray;
I trun th t* the fare* have reen her. too.
Her rlory of longing read,
And will carry roe unto Iter armr *o true
Dome ruehi In her pauper be<l!
I know she wilt look with a clad surprise
In ehe mom when rhe awukes.
That the joy of her heart will glow In her
For a thourand ehlldren'r rake*.
And the run will ahlne In her aunlera
A It never har shone before.
While her dream of the fairy, the el? and
Will ring to her o'er and o'erf
You may fancy It dull for a doll to be
Drerred up In a window fine.
With lac * and rllk and a smile of glee
In her eyee with Ihetr glassy shine
You may think la a bore for a doll to pore
Where thousand* of facer peer—
Borne with the cheek Of the damask rose.
And some with the rtaln of a tear.
But. oh I It tr rweet for the thought M
Of the happiness 1 may hear
Some morn to a lltlte wad bundle of thlnes
Asleep In an attic hare;
Of the Joy and the bliss and the love and
The giver who gives me may
Semi forth In the beautiful dream; of Ihe
To bunlali her sorrow away I
ITCMt or IfTCRKfT.
—War vessels ar# more **tonnah]e" now
than they wer# only a few years ago Nel
son required one man for every four tons
or burden In h ships. Modem machinery
enable* vessels of to-day to *lo with tne
mat. to every seventeen ton*.
It 1* said that owing to the mysterious
diaapepamn • of relics at th“ Naval Mu
seum. Boston Miss.. Rear Admiral
ftompson has ordered the place clewed un
til suitable arrangements can be made to
protect the property on exhibition.
—lr. Holland a law making vae< Ination
of school children rwn#njl*ory went Into
effect in H?3. Frlor to that Im* the
average death rate from smallpox was
etght>-nine in every IW.OOh For the en
su.rig sixteen years the average w.u aev
t n in mow.
—A report of Fr ink If. Hitchcock, chief
Of the division of foreagn markets in the
Agricultural Department at Washington,
say• that. mhJ# butter Is the most valua
ble export of the Danas, "they import a
good deal of butter of th# cheaper sort
from the Fnlted Slat**#.'*
—The Coltimbu.-. O , . o,|ge of Elk* asks
all members of th# onier to discontinue
the use of elk- #e**th as emblem* of the
order. Tb price of tusks ha* ri-cn to
such a figure that hunter- are killing the
at trnal* for th# teeth alone, and exter
mination of the creatures Is threatened.
—The Japanese Mdl report* that the
Forean court ha* gone Into mourning for
three iay* because the portraits of ‘.he
lm|*erlal an • store w*re de*troy*d In the
conflagration. All ofßcialdom will
robe :: • A MM
th# palace* will wear sa koloth and fare
—Central Amcri a I* the tramp*'
Tliere nr** many "hoho<-H" who drift down
there and not* who * ome hi k. Ir. Ni 1-
ragua or Fosta Rica. f>r example, all they
have to do i** to marry .* native Wife and
settle kwn In some little banana or co
coanut grove In the Interior to a III# of
pea v and no work.
—An enormous bed of coal, which can
he Utilised by the Russian navy, has been
discovered at a small place called Ochefisk
In th# Caucasus, about twenty mile* dis
tant front Ihe se*. The Kail extends cn * r
an area of about thirty miles and the
quantity of fuel in on** of the dlstrlci* In
vestigated is reckoned at about 73,UW)
—''When all other method# of controlling
wild beasts fail th© keeper has only to
employ wn iron rod Which has been made
r** 1 hot at one end." says ' old elrcus
man. "Lions and tigers will cringe la
fore the heated poker, aisl no mutter how
restless and fretful they may have be.*n
the *iKht of the glowing Iron Immediately
bfinga them to their bet of animal ecn
—Omaha capita Mats propose to tunnel
th# great continental divide, eighty miles
west of Denver und twelve mile* south o?
| Georgetown, and rate an electric rood
through it It will start at the base about
fourteen mile'* from Grant ami terminate
wt th# headwater* of the ftnake river,
will t' 7/* feet long arl l.?w feet det p
The object is to facilitate mining oper
—lf one may safely .beige from a verdl t
Just returned by a Jury In Valparaiso.
Ind.* tlie cltlxcn# of that town put an
unprecwlenteilly low *timate on the value
of a wife a affections. Dr. Claude 11
Thompson of Athens, 0., sired Maurice
IjOW'ioMeln <*f Valapralco f*r winning
away th** love and regard of Mr*. Ttom|e
son. 'llie doctor sued for $1.'..00t. the vet.
diet was for *lO and every wanan in Val
paraiso Is furUai*.
—Afr*WVof-Omi4. a Crow Creek brave
.f 73. has Just >een granted a divorce at
’h.imherlaln. ft. D. from bis spouse,
known as Mrs. Iron-Nidl-Faee-Afraid-of
i*ioud, aged M. The lefen*iant fulled to
ippr-ar In court an l de* went by de
fault. plaintiff having shown Butt his
wife, whom he mart ♦*•! two >e*rs ag*. re
fused io live with him a single day The
ray old brave intends to make another—
hi* fourth—venture on the matrimonial
—A New Jerseyite with a wife who Is
n church member ami holds orthodox
views wanted to see ine sight* of N- w
York. H> took a trip and saw them, but
w hen be finally reach*.! home h<- found
i.a> wife had left NOW she has <-on
resurd to return, .eit only after forcing
him to issue a public document In which
he announces to all whom it may con
cern that he will never smok. drink or
-wear agnin and will b* at home at 10
o'clock each night
—l,or<l Beauchamp's fai'.iire a* Governor
of New Health Wales Is declared to ti i /.*
been due mainly to the fact I not he wu
unmarried. Australian* .lo nor like bach
elor Governor* mat have tn the |ia*t ;M>
emphatically manifested this dislike Ilia*
caml.ilate* for Ihe position have been
known to qualify by getting mirru-.l in a
hurry. The society women of the .-atony
want more ' .loings" t th.- capital than
are easily- obtainable with a tsr.-hel.vr
executive; hence Lord Henuchamp's Ag
—A movement for the relief of over
worked store eniidoyes has le'en organized
by the I* tali Federation of Woman's
Clubs. The following rules have Iwen
adopted Not u> shop or market on Sa -
tirday afternoon: not to shop or market
after 3 o'clock; not to Insist on isr.-kagcs
being delivered on afternoon of purchase;
not lo delay Christmas shopping until last
few days before Christmas By observ
ing these requests (he shoppers will re
lieve employer end employes and abol
ish (he necessity for late hours, over
work and Humbiy delivery.
—F. J Smith, the well-known politician
and ex-sherlff of Emmet county. Ohio, Is
dr.Misting a petition to-day lo clear hit
record In the Civil War which reveals a
romantic statement of fa-t*. In the early
■•. * his older broth* r. Garrison K Smith
of • CRilr, wu* en!t*l*d In Company H,
Fourth Volunteer Infantry When he
was to start, his wife was sick unto
death and Flavel J , by consent of the
officers, look hi* place, served and was
mustered out under the name of hi*
brother. Garrison E Smith. Ills petition
i-k* that the record be corrected to carry
Perhaps the most thrllfcr.*; of Jamas M.
Wardner's hunting experiences Is that re
lating to his killing a ts ar In Its .ten, myH
Forest and Btream Wardner tell* the
Mory in a very numer-of-facl way. He
'.racked the bear In the mow to a ledge
on the point of Loon Laks Mountain, nml
*• here it had disappeared In a dark
revlce under the !-dg. His brother and
he bad bean hunting In company, but
the brother had gone around tire other
►lde of the mountain, snd War.kier war
unwilling to take the time to summon
him He fed lowed the Irear m under ,he
rock In total darkness and traveled on his
hands and knees upward of sixty fret Ire
fore he located the wiMmal by the sound
of Us breathing Drawing a Colt's re
volver and placing it beside him on the
ground. Wardner lay down on his fa-e
and leveled har rllle partly by the leading
of the walls of the den and parttly by the
sound of tire hreaahrng and tired. Drop
ping the rifle. h* instantly eelxeri (he re
volver. holding It before him with tire In
tention of firing It the moment he felt the
hear's lardy In Its outward charge He
steed art his m*J to pull quickly, for If
• It- I rear < anted the revolver hack In He
.lash over hi* holy he mlgh shoot into hi*
.rwn heels. Fortunately for the hunter
however, the firstJ shot killed tire hear
and the revolver wls not called into play.
The Quakers Are
§Th* Quak-r H.r,
Ttonlr la not only ,
Wood |>urinr. Nut ,
Bloat! Makrr f.,,
p(*. Weak and Do,
tdiltated pcupi, wh,
have not trer,rt,
nor blood. II art. a.
a tonw, it r*flulata
dKe.tlon, cures dy.
papel* and lendt
rtrencth and tne> u
li la a medlrlna for weak woman. It • ,
purely vrieltM* medlcllle airi can b,
taken by the meat delicate. Kldr.cy I>ia
ease. Rheumatism and ail dlaeasea ol 111,
Blind. Rtomach and namea toon succumb
IO It* wonderful efTecla upon tba human
system. TneKiaand* of people In Georgia
recommend It. Trlca tl 00
yt'AKKH PAIN BAUM I* tha madV na
that Ihe Quaker Doctor made all of hM
wonderful quick cure* with lt'a anew
and wonderful medicine for Neuralgia,
Toothache. Backache. Rhenmetlam,
Sprain*. Tain In Bowels; in fact, alt pa:q
can ho relieved by It. Price 3Sc and
QI AKKR WHITE WONDER BOAR, a
mcdlpnled aoap for tha akin, sea p add
comfilexlon. I‘rtca 10c a cake.
Wl AKKR HKAUNO HAM R. a vet-,
table ointment, for Ihe cure of letter, ea.
*ema and eruption* of the akin. Pr.-a
10c a box
Foil HADE RT ALE nRI'OOIRTS.
J, l 11. Of HflPt RT UD G IS. RT
For Isle of Hope. Monlaomery Thunder
bolt. Cattle Bark and West i.nd.
Dally cxci pt Sunday*. Subject to ciwkn
ISUC OF HOPE.
Ev. City for I. of H , Ev Die of Hop* ”
*> am from Tenth j *) m for Bolton
7no um from Tenth | OO am lor Tenth
*At am from Teotti Jou am for Tenth
k lit am from BoKoti ; * o am for Tenth
lu *> am from Tenth lou am for Tanth
12 t*> ti n from Tenth ,U at am for Bolton
1 li pm from Bolton ,11 Ju am for Tenth
230 pm from Tenth , 200 pm for Tenth
3 3o Pin from Tenth | Ito pm for Bobcat
t3O pm from Tenth | 300 pm for Tenth
530 pm from Tenth ; 400 pm for Tenth
6:t pm from Tenth 00 pm for Tenth
"* pm from Tenth j 700 pm for Tan’h
030 pm from Tenth <OO pm for Tenth
*3O pm fr.,m T- nth . OHO pm for Tenth
10 30 pro from Tenth )w Ou pm for Tenth
IU 00 pro for Tenth
1 city lor Kooirnrj Ev. Muntromerv *
3d am from Tenth | 7 Ham for Tenth
IJj pm fiom Tenth 1 U pin tor Tanth
t> 30 pm from Tenth | Oft pm for Tanth
L * '■■■•• >■ i'aik, Ev. Cattle Park
6 Ji am from Bolton 1 7 00 am for Bolton
7M am from Bolton , ou ,im for Bolton
1 w pm from Bolton | 1 > pm for Bolton
r m put form Bolton j 3 Ou pm for Bolton
7 uu pm fiom Bolton j 7 lu pm for Bolton
pill fiom Bolton Ito pro for Bolton
Car leaves Bolton street Junction S:M
a. m. and every thirty minutes thereafter
until 11. Am. in
t ar Intel Thunderbolt at 6.00 a. m. and
e.ery ttility minute* thereafter unill
i: Mi m.dnijfht, for Bolton street Junc
i HKioirr andTarcee car
Thl* car carries trailer for pa.eenccrt
on all trip* and leavoa west aide of city
morket for Isle of Hop*. Thunderbolt
and all Intermediate point* at 3:00 a. m,
1 fO p m . 5 ® p m
Leaves I-le of Hop, for Thunderbolt.
City Market and all Intermediate points
" '• a ri . II Wl , m . 2 40 p m.
WEST END CAR.
Car leavr. west rldr of city market for
West End 600 a. m and every to mlnulea
thereafter diirlntr the day until 11 JO p in.
Leave* West End at 630 a m. and art
ery to minutes thereafter durtny the day
until 13:60 o'clock midnight
H M. 1/IPTON Hn Mansree.
Merenanfs S Miners TrDiisprtolioii Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
Tickets on Sale to All Polnla North and
First-class ticket* Include meals and
berths Savannah to Baltimore and Phila
delphia Accommodations and culalna
The steamship* of this company ar* ap
pvlnted lo sail from Savannah aa follow*
(Central Bfandard Time):
CHATHAM, fapt. Krister, HATCRPAT,
I>- *2, 6 p m.
TEXAS. C.tpt. E hired g*. TUESDAY*
T>ec 23. 7 a. m.
D 11 MILLER Capt. Pater*. THT’RS*
DAY, Dec 27 at :<*> a. m.
ITASCA, (apt. Btllup*. SATURDAY,
Dm: S, Ip. m.
TO I'lll I, ADELPHI A.
BERKSHIRE, Capt. Ryan. TUESPAT,
Dec. 23. * p. m.
ALLEGHANY. Cap! Foer, BATUR“
DAY D*- 2*. at WOO p. m.
BERKSHIRE. Capt. Ryan, WEDNES
DAY. Jan. I. 3 *0 p. tn.
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J. J. CAROLAN. Agent.
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J C WHITNEY, Traffic Manager,
General Office#. Rattlmors, Md.
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