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H. H. MULLIN, Editor.
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lor in advance.
An Englishman will soon be allowed
to marry his deceased wife's sister.
jßobbed of this great question the
bouse of lords will be in danger of
dropping into oblivion.
The present war has brought to light
the fact that Dr. Antommarchi. who
attended Naipoleon during his last ill
ness at St. Helena, is buried in Santia
go de Cuba, where he gave his services
free to the poor for many years.
Exports of corn and corn meal last
year went up to the unprecedented fig
tire of $75,260,067, an increase of $20,-
€OO,OOO over any preceding year. The
corn exported exceeded in value more
than a tiuru of the exports of wheat
A New York paper remarks that
judging from the description of the
"uniforms" worn by the American and
Spanish crews in the naval engage
ment at Santiago, Anthony Comstoek
will never consent to a reproduction
of that battle on the stage.
Probably the I.adrones will be the
favorite American resort for nervous
exhaustion. The Spanish governor of
the islands had heard no news for
three months, and thought the can
non balls fired in his bay were some
new kind of complimentary salute.
"Our Navy Vindicated," is the cap
tion of an editorial in an exchange.
When has it been, from John Paul
Jones to the present time, that the
American navy needed l vindication? It
needed modern ships for a quarter of a
century, but it never lacked in the
character of officers and men.
Joseph M. a lawyer in Cleve
land, ()., after ten yearsiof married*life
divorced his wife and married her
seamstress. Then he divorced the
seamstress and remarried his first
wife. In less than a year they were
again divorced, and now Nowak has
married the seamstress once more.
One of the gratifying and unexpect
ed developments of the war has been
the friendly attitude of Japan. So far
as the formal limitations of neutrality
permit the Japanese government has
on every occasion shown its good will
for the United States, while the senti
ment of the people themselves is un
The girl students of a school iri >Pisv
souii sent the following lines to some
of the boy students among the troops
at ( hiekamanga:
Fare je well, intrepid heroes.
Haste to war with its alarms;
You'll return to find us sheroes,
Waiting here with yawning arms;
If the Spaniards do nrtt plug you
In the sanguinary fight,
Hasten baek and we will hug you,
In wild spasms of delight.
Admiral Dewey has once more shown
that he is abundantly able to hold his
own as against enemies in the Philip
pines and' unfriendly influen'cesoutside
of the islands. The German warship
Irene prevented the Philippine insur
gents from attacking .lie Spaniards on
tirande island, whereupon Dewey sent
two vessels to investigate, at which the
Irene withdrew and the Spaniards,
after receiving a few American shots,
On Sunday, May 1, Commodore
Dewey attacked) and destroyed the
Spanish fleet in Manila bay. On Sun
day, July 3. the squadron of Admiral
Cervera was destroyed by the Ameri
can llect in front of Santiago. On
Sunday, July 17, the Spanish army at
Santiago formally surrendered to'ien.
Shafter, and the American flag was
raised over th ■ first capital of Cuba.
These three Sundays are red-letter
days in American history.
It will be remembered that when Cer
vera reached Santiago with his famous
fleet a banquet was given him, at
which the archbishop of Santiago
mad'e a speech, during the course of
which he said: "it is not enough to
win victory on the sea. The Spanish
flaff must float from the capitol at
Washington." It is evident from the
way that archbishop has been begging
Oen. Linares to surrender Santiago
that he has changed liis mind about
hanging the Spanish flag over our
Statistics published by the treasury
bureau show that the foreign trade
of the United States for the year ended
June 30 was the greatest in its his
tory. The e:w>orts amounted to
$1.2 31,311,868, an increase over those
of the previous year of $180,318,312.
The imports free and dutiable were
sr, 16,052,844, less by $148,677,568 than
those of the previous year. Of gold, in
coin, bulflion and ore. there were ex
ported $15,405,301 and imported $120,-
THE WAR FUND LOAN.
DcuiocrnlH Are Shou n tlovi to (taint*
Money Without ItexortiiiK to
The democrat ic press of the country
shows plain signs of being disgruntled
over the popular feature of the new
war loan. This is not stiange. It is, in
fact, a party matter.
During the last democratic adminis
tration a large block of government
bonds was issued and the entire
amount was allowed togo to a multi
millionaire syndicate manipulated by
President Cleveland's former law part
ner in New York, Mr. Stetson. The
people were not allowed any chance at
those bonds, first hand, and the syndi
cate made a profit of several millions.
That record is made prominent by the
contrast it presents to the present
If President McKinley had followed
in the footsteps of President Cleve
land a perfect cyclone of indignation
would have swept over the country.
The democratic press would have
found the English language all too
feeble to express their wrath, and the
republican press would have recog
nized the justice of the indignation.
Yet there was no more excuse for syn
dicating the Cleveland than the .Mc-
Kinley bonds. There was a popular
demand for both. The republican
press took the same position then in
favor of giving the people a chance
that it did in this latter instance. The
same arguments, substantially, were
used in both ca.?es. The democratic
press was indifferent, and by ac
quiescence shared with Cleveland re
sponsibility for that syndicate.
The popular feature was even a
greater success than reported when
the time for subscription closed. That
date of closure was the 14th inst., and a
Washington dispatch of the 18th states
that since, tile 14th nearly 20,000 sub
scriptions have been received. Some
of them were delayed in the transmis
sion and will be accepted; others were
too late. Subscriptions to the amount
of SSOO or less will absorb fully SIOO,-
000,000 of the bonds, or one-half of the
whole. The other half will nearly, if
not quite, be absorbed by subscrip
tions under $5,000 in amount. The en
tire loan is thus distributed to indi
vidual subscribers in small lots.
As a matter of course some of these
subscribers acted as agents, no doubt,
for others who furnished the money,
but such eases form at most only an
insignificant percentage of the grand
Some of these bonds were subscribed
as a permanent 1< an or investment and
some with a view to making a profit on
them. The government sold the bonds
at par. They will probably command a
premium. This profit will be small at
best in any given case, and will be
widely distributed. It will be made, if
at all. not out of the government, but
out of the second-hand purchasers—
namely, the banks and other moneyed
corporations which want larpe blocks
of bonds and can get them only by go
ing into the open market. The Cleve
land-Stetson syndicate made its mil
lions of profits by second-hand sales.
The aggregate profit of the new bond
holders may be even greater than that
harvested by the syndicate, but it will
be distributed among the people.
Everybody had an equal chance, so far
as the government was concerned, to
subscribe,and thus share in the profits.
It is snfe to say that no future ad
ministration will dare fro back to the
syndicate policy in placing bonds. The
republican party can add one more
trophy to its long list of great achieve
ments. A republican congress ttnd a
republican adm'nistration between
them succeeded in what no other
nation on earth has ever done. All
other governments, great and small,
have placed their loans through great
banking houses. Great Britain has the
Hank of England, France the Ttank of
France. Spain the Bank of Spain, and
so on all alon£f the line. Behind and
nbove all these, including even the
Batik of England, is the great house
of Bothscliild. which made millions out
of the Cleveland administration. Fdr
many years now these p-reat moneyed
corporations have exacted 101l from
their governments and from minor
states, quite ar a matter of course.
At last the United States has shown
the nations a more excellent way to
financier their bans. They have given
the civilized world what onplit to be.
in government finances, an epoch
making object lesson in the highest
brnnch of political economy.—Chicago
f nter Ocean.
Two of (i Kind.
Bryan's only New York organ de
clares (hat the popocratic party "is
clogged, shackled, hobbled by a hope
less load-—Bailey." This attack is in
spired by Bailey's antagonism to the
annexation policy which the vast ma
jority of the people favor. Bailey cer
tainly would be a "hopeless load 1 " for
a stronger party than the democracy,
if such a party had him. lie favors
every policy that is bad and opposes
every policy that is good. But Bryan is
in the same camp with Bailey on the
anti-annexation foolishness, as he was
on the silver fraud. Bryan and Bailey
are two of a kind. Whoever condemns
the smaller featherhead necessarily
condemns the larger also. The new
Rryanism—to give back to Spain all
the territory which we wrest from her
at a loss of many lives and of hundreds
of millions of dollars in money—is just
as vicious as the old Bryanism was, but
as it will never command as many sup
porters it will not be so dangerous
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
is sometimes talk of silver
republicans, but when they get down
to a ballot ii> a convention as in a fusion
convention in Oklahoma the vote
stands: Democratic. 153 populist.
151; scattering. 7. Talk of a silver re
publican is as idiotic as it would he
to talk of a Bob Ingcrsoll Presbyteri
CAMERON COUNTY PRESS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1898.
THE WAR BONDS A SUCCESS.
A Magnificent of Ameri
can (It I Zfiixli 11> h■■<l a Slap
HI the I'opulladi.
It certaiuly pays to be honest. The
United States asked for a loan of $200,-
000,000 at three per cent, interest, and
the report of the assistant secretary
of the treasury, issued on the
day after the bids closed, shows that
$1,365,000,000 was offered. If a business
man should ask for a loan, and should
receive offers for seven times the
amount asked for, it would be the gen
eral opinion that that business man
was financially sound. So itiswith the
government, and no greater tribute
could be paid to the existing gold
standard than the success of this war
bond issue. We do not need any money
tinkerers, and if the people will go
about their business and labor the
money will take care of itself.
This war bond issue has been the
most successful ever offered in this or
any other country, and it furnishes a
lesson to the world of the unlimited re
sources of our country. There are 225,-
000 subscribers for amounts of SSOO or
less and those subscriptions alone will
aggregate $90,000,000, almost half of
the sum asked. All of the smaller sub
scriptions will be accepted first, and
all subscriptions for over $5,000 will lie
rejected, so that it is very apparent
that the populist howl about "Wall
street will gobble up all the bonds" has
been stopped by a slap in the mouth.
The number of subscribers aggregate
300,000. and as one in every 50 men will
be a "bloated government boldhoider"
it is very plain that the populists will
have to say less in the future about the
people who hold bonds. lowa alone
furnished 5,600 bidders for bonds, and
most of them will be accepted.
The first issue of the new bonds will
be made on July 26, and from that time
daily shipments will be made to the
full capacity of the bureau of engrav
ing and printing. Every American citi
zen is to be congratulated on the re
sult of this bond issue. It was neces
sary in the first place to obtain a large
loan for carrying on the war, and it
is a magnificent testimonial of Ameri
can citizenship, when the people of
moderate means can open their purse#
and furnish $200,000,000 on short no
tice. —lowa State Register.
VICTORY OF THE TREASURY.
A S|>len«] i«l Showing, Helped Out 1» j
(IK* Patriotism of the
In this war the victories of the
treasury department have not been
less significant than those won on the
sea and land. In fact, they are just as
essential and just as brilliant, though
of course they are not theatrical nor
melodramatic, liy reason of this they
might escape attention were it not the
part of a newspaper to be just in
praise ami quick to give credit where
credit is due.
I'p to this tkne almost $100,000,000 in
cash has been paid out on account of
the war. This is not to be looked upon
as the cost of the war, for it is diffi
cult to draw the line between ordinary
and extraordinary expenses. liut the
expenses over the same time last year
have increased about $75,000,000. So it
is fair to infer this represents the cost
of the war thus far. Two-thirds of
this is chargeable to the war depart
ment and one-third to the naval de
Hut there are other expenses, which
do not show in the cash expenditures,
in the way of large sums due on con
tracts not yet complete. This would
swell the total materially over the
million a day that has gone out thus
far. As large as this sum seems, it
will be much larger when the whole
army is in the field, as the expenses
there are much greater than while in
But this outgo, enormous as it is, has
been easily met, and there will be no
pinch for months to come. Within a
few days the $200,000,000 loaned by the
people will begin to pour in. In addi
tion, the increased receipts from in
ternal revenue will be felt almost im
mediately. and this will be no mean
sum. It may reach $15,000,000 a month,
though this estimate seems too libera!.
In any event the treasury is well forti
fied for a few months at least.
It is thus seen how brilliant is the
victory of the treasury department, a
victory worth celebrating, for on its
work all the rest depend. A big fat
purse is just :ts strong in war as a
great big navy, even when manned by
Americans. —Cincinnati Commercial
CTThe people who were saying so
many sarcastic things about ".Mckin
ley's kind-hearted war" a little while
ago have begun writing and talk
ing about other matters. —Cleveland
have gone over body and sold to the
social-anarchists, and that being the
ease, it wiM have to be dealt with not
at the ballot box, but in the police
courts at an early day.—Chicago Inter
P"i'hc attempt to convince the popu
lists that they are democrats is not
meeting with success. Having vacci
nated the democratic party with their
principles the populists reasonably as
sume that they are the big end of the
fusion.—St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
C7"rhe last bill signed by President
McKinley before the adjournment of
congress was the one directing the
secretary of the treasury to reimburse
the states for expenses incurred in or
ganizin" and equipping the volunteer
troops. This insures prompt action
and prevents a repetition of the civil
war experience, when the payment of
state claims was delayed for years
after the war closed. But Uncle Sam
is far better able to pay promptly now
than he was .'JS years ago.—Troy Times.
REJOICING IN HAWAII.
Newi «>f thf Annexation of th«* Inland* to
tlie ('nil «•<! StutfH Caused lit real «Joy
San«F ran cisco, July 28.—The United
States steamer Philadelphia sailed for
Honolulu yesterday afternoon with
Admiral Miller on board. The Phila
delphia will make all speed to Hono
lulu. Admiral Miller, it is believed,
carried no special instruction with
him, but will remain at Honolulu until
ordered elsewhere. Admiral Miller
will raise the flag of the United States
over the island until after the arrival
of the Hawaiian commissioners, who
leave this city for Honolulu early in
August. From authentic sources
comes the information that the arrival
of the American troops in Honolulu
will be followed by the mustering
into the United States volunteer ser
vice of the Hawaiian national guards,
a force of 500 men.
The steamer Mariposa has arrived
from Honolulu, bringing the following
The steamship Coptic arrived at
Honolulu from San Francisco on the
evening of the Kith inst. with the news
that the United States senate had rati
fied the Newlands resolutions making
Hawaii a part of the United States.
Long before the vessel hail reached the
harbor it was known that the steamer
brought annexation nwws, the infor
mation being signalled to the Mohi
can. Whistles of foundries, mills and
steamers were turned loose and pan
demonium reigned. Fireworks were
set off and 100 guns were fired. At
the same time the Hawaiian band
marched through the street to the
wharf, playing American patriotic
airs. An immense procession was
formed and a march was made to the
executive building, ('apt. Sealby, of
the Coptic, was presented with a silver
cup by the citizens of Honolulu for
bringing the news.
The leading men of Honolulu have
recommended Harold M. Sewall, Uni
ted States minister to Hawaii, for gov
ernor of the islands. It had been gen
erally thought that President Dole
would be their choice.
A HOT RECEPTION.
Spaniard** Defeat an Attempt to I.and Slip
ptien for Culinia-Slx Membern of the
Key West, July 2H. —News reached
here yesterday of the attempted land
ing on Cuban shores of a large expe
dition—men and arms—by the steamer
Wanderer, which left Key West about
a week ago. Banes, west of Havana,
was the point selected for debarka
tion. but on arriving there the expe
dition was confronted bv a body of
cavalry numbering 1,000 or more and
a sharp engagement ensued. The
Wanderer was to have been met by a
party of Cubans, who had evidently
been dispersed by the Spanish before
the arrival of the steamer.
The Wanderer, which was not under
convoy, drew up about 400 yards from
the shore and began discharging her
cargo by means of small boats. At
first there was no sign of resistance
and a portion of the supplies had been
placed on the beach when a vigorous
rifle fire was opened on the members
of the expedition from a wooded
growth lining the beach and a force of
Spanish cavalrymen burst into view.
There were about two score of sharp
shooters with the expedition and they
attempted to cover the retreat by
lying flat and returning the Spaniards'
fire. They picked off a number of the
cavalrymen and as the opposing force
backed to the woods, the Wanderer's
men got their boats off, but not be
fore six men had been slightly wounded.
ALMOST A MUTINY.
Member* of an Illinois Regiment Make
I jjly I liarget* AgaiiiHt Tlieir Colonel.
Chiekamauga National Park. Ga.,
July 2s.- The Third Kentucky, the
Fifth Illinois and the Third battalion
of the Sixteenth Pennsylvania left the
park early Wednesday morning, under
orders to proceed to Porto Hieo, but
before the Fifth Illinois had time to
load for its depart lire a rush order
came from Secretary Alger for it to
return to camp and ordering out in
its stead the One Hundred and Six
tieth Indiana. They will leave to-day.
This is the second time that the Fifth
Illinois lias been ordered back after
being under orders togo to the front.
All kinds of unsavory charges are
being openly made again Col. Culver,
the commanding officer of the Fifth,
not only by privates but by subordi
nate officers. They claim that the
regiment has been betrayed by Col.
Culver, who represented to President
McKinley that the regiment is not fit
for field duty. The subordinate offi
cers claim that the command is in
splendid lighting trim. As soon as the
full situation dawned upon the men
they left the ranks by scores and last
night nearly 100 members of the regi
ment left camp, most of them with
out leave, and came to the city.
(.'ulta l.ibre a Gold Itriek.
Santiago ile Cuba, July 28.—The Cu
bans have proved a sorry disappoint
ment throughout the campaign. They
have been everywhere except whew
the battle raged, but their favorite sta
tion has been near the commissary.
So persistently have they hung about
the supply stations that they have
come to be described as the "mango
bellied degenerates." During the vari
ous actions since the army landed only
seven Cubans, so far as is known, have
been wounded. Poll the United States
troops in the province of Santiago to
day, and '.lO out of every 100 will say:
"We have bought a gold brick in
'Cuba libre.' "
Another Treasure Ship Returns.
Seattle, Wash., July 28.—The Rosa
lie, the fourteenth treasure boat dur
ing July, has arrived from Lynn canal.
The City of Kingston brought in the
passengers of the steamer Athenian,
which makes the fifteenth arrival.
Over $300,000 in Klondike valuables
reached Seattle through the two chan
nels. This increases the total gold
importation this month to $9,811,600.
The Rosalie's passengers came over
the Dalton trail. They report that a
stampede was being made to Indian
river, owing to the discovery of rich
.4 SQUARE GAME!.
Spain Must Play It in Treating
N'o AriKilHfire Will he Derlurrd I'ntll th»
Murine! G(iVKrnin«nt HUH MK<!<- Ilrfln-
He rieilges that Will I'revent
Any Attempt nt Double
Dealing or Treachery.
Washington. July 28.—The initiation
of overtures for peace has had the
effect of suspending', for the time be
ing at least, interest in the military
and naval situation. Though it is
known, through the open admission of
members of the administration, that
the present peace phase would remain
unchanged until after another cabinet
meeting on Friday, there was evinced
yesterday a disposition to discuss this
matter in every aspect. Naturally the
first point of inquiry was the exact
shape taken by the Soanish presenta
tion of Tuesday. Curiosity on this
point remained ungratified and must
probably so continue for some time
to come, as the president has decided
that nothing more definite than the
statement issued from the White
House 011 Tuesday shall be given to the
public at this time. The motive is a
prudential one and the president has
suggested to the Madrid authorities
the expediency of keeping the text of
the Spanish overture from publication
at this time.
The next point of interest was the
character of the demnnd likely to be
made by the I'nited States as the con
dition of peace. It is felt that the
statement of terms of peace, both from
Spain and the I'nited States, may be
some days off. as there doubtless will
be considerable diplomatic fencing at
the outst t before the actual point of
stating terms is reached. A good deal
if this may result from the attempt to
Jefine the methods of approach to the
abject sought—whether through a
commission or Ihrough the direct ex
change of notes.
It can be stated positively that the
president is determined to lose no
ground through Spanish diplomacy.
An armistice, if granted, will be con
ditioned upon the most binding
pledges that it is to be followed by a
treaty of peace. Moreover, the pre
liminary agreement that provides for
nn armistice must constitute in itself
an undertaking on the part of Spain
to submit to certain broad conditions
imposed by the United States as the
basis of peace. Military operations
are togo steadily forward so far as
the United States in concerned until
the negotiations have advanced much
further than they are at present.
The president discussed this com
plex subject yesterday with various
members of the cabinet. Secretary
Bay and Postmaster General Smith
spent some time at the White House,
presumably exchanging views with the
president. It is virtually admitted by
leading members of the administra
tion that upon only one point in peace
negotiations is there likely to be seri
ous friction, and that relates to the
future of the Philippines. As to Cuba
and Porto Rico our government feels
that there is a reasonable certainty
of encountering little opposition to
As to the Philippines there is a full
expectation of greater difficulties to be
surmounted. The president is firmly
of the opinion that the I'nited States
has no use for the islands as a per
manent possession. The gravest prob
lems of government would result if
the attempt was to be made to annex
them, owing to the ill-favored charac
ter of the population of the islands,
while any effort with other
powers in a joint administration might
result as unsatisfactorily as the trip
artite arangement between the United
States, Kngland and Germany for the
government of the Samoa 11 group.
There is little reason to doubt that
Spain lias made up her mind to give
up Cuba. It is almost equally certain
that Spain recognizes that she must
abandon Porto Rico. With these two
vital points passed there is likely to
be little delay on the question of in
demnity, as there is every disposition
here not to press with undue severity
on Spain in this respect. About the
only reason which would impel this
government to insist upon an indem
nity would be a further stubborn re
sistance by Spain. The statement is
made by an influential official that a
settlement in which Spain conceded
two vital points, namely Cuba and
Porto Rico, and at the same time
gained two vital points, namely, free
dom from a war indemnity and a re
tention of her control of the Philip
pines would be just.
A EATTLE WITH OUTLAWS.
Three Desperadoes Killed, Another Fatullj
Wounded and Two Captured.
Kufala. I. T., July 28.—1n two dis
tinct battles with deputy sheriffs, a
of cattle thieves and outlaws who
have disturbed the Cherokee and
Creek nations for a long- time have
been destroyed. The first fight oc
curred six miles east of Checotah and
resulted in one outlaw, a half-breed
Cherokee named Petit, being mortally
wounded; David Greatliouse, an ex
member of the French gang, slightly
wounded and captured, and one Caw
horn captured. Later the remainder
of the gang were intercepted near
llragg, Cherokee Nation, by Deputy
Marshals Ledbetter and Pialt and all
of the outlaws killed. These latter
were Goldsby, brother of "Cherokee
Rill," Mose Miller and the famous
Itroucht Million* In I>u«t and
Seattle, Wash., July 28.—The steam
er Humboldt arrived from St. Michaels
yesterday with 112 passengers from
Dawson I ity and about $1,000,000 in
gold dust and as much more in drafts.
Among the passengers were some old
timers, notably Otto Stander, one of
the original discoverers of Eldorado.
Stander had in his stateroom four iron
lyixes full of nuggets, weighing about
1 *ioo pounds in all. John K. Ricksgn,
another Yukon pioneer, had five
wooden boxes, aggregating 1,300
pounds, in his room. J. D. Menafch, of
Seattle, had a draft for $242.0(1(1.
By working hard, and then you can pet
rested again. But if you are tired all tha
time it means that your blood is poor.
You need to take Hood's Sarsuparilla, the
great cure for that tired feeling because
It is the great enricher and vitalizer of the
blood. You will lind appetite, nerve,
mental and digestive strength in
America's Greatest Medicine.
Hood's Pills ure nausea, indigestion, lioc.
PRESENCE OF MIND.
He Was a Keen Hoy and Wan Equal
to tlie Occasion \\ lieu luogbl
The farmer crept stealthily along behind
the fence. Step by step he advanced, always
with his gaze fastened upon the cherry tree,
in the distance.
"Uol durn them town boys, anyway," he
muttered to himself, as he took a firmer grip
upon th' 3 ugiy-looking switch that he had
cut from the hickory back of the barn, "I'll
Nearer and nenrer he drew to the spot
where the engagement was to occur. Softly,
like a tiger advancing upon its prey, he
edged along through the weeds, from one
fence corner to another.
Meanwhile the boy in the tree kept crook
ing his elbow at a 32 knot clip. The cherries
were large and fat and red, and he had a
wonderful tonnage. Ever and anon he would
smack his lips, and eject a handful of stones
from his mouth. It was glorious.
Suddenly a rugged form seemed to rise op
out of the ground, and somebody bawled ic
tones that were husky with emotion:
"Here, drat your hide, what are you aoin'
It was one of those moments when a word
may win all or cause all to be lost.
The boy dropped the biggest, reddest,
juiciest cherry that he had been able to
reach, pulled himself together, drew his bare,
bro\vn legs up under him, and replied:
"I'm rememberin' the Maine.
When he could speak again the farmer
"If they ain't enough here feryou, there's
another nice tree full of 'em, up yonder in
the orchard."—Cleveland Leader.
War to the Death,
The slaughter was frightful.
The dead and dying were strewn about by
The crash of matter and the wreck of ma
terial bore testimony to the awful work that
had been done!
But the end was not yet, for Mrs O'Hooli
han, with her insect destroyer in hand, con
tinued to pass to and fro among the detached
pieces of furniture, slaying without mercy
and spraving with a fierceness that betrayed
long suffering and a grim determination to
end' it, even if the cost should mount up to
a quarter.—Cleveland Leader.
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lor further information regarding Home
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Photographer to captain in his new uni
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munition Manufacturer—"lt's booming, I
thank you!"— Town Topics.
W r e have not been without Piso's Cure for
Consumption for 20 years.—Lizzie Ferrcl,
Camp St., Harrisburg, Pa., May 4, '94.
Be careful what you say in the first place;
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retracting and denying.—Atchison Globe.
To Cure a Cold In One I>ny
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
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The tallest man is "short" sometimes. —L.
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