Butler citizen. (Butler, Pa.) 1877-1922, September 02, 1892, Image 1

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    VOL. XXIX.
-4SE K, ' m,
Butler Fair.
The Butler County Agricultural Associ
ation will hold its fifteenth annual exhibition
on its grounds in Butler
an. t,i, ii 11, n.
Liberal Premiums; ao Interesting Race Program for Each
Day; Excursion Rates on all Railroads to Butler; Special Pre
mium of SIOO for Herd of Seven Haad of Either Holstein Her
fords or Durhams.
Entries for Horses and Cattle Close Monday Evening, Aug.
29, or one week before the Fair; If uslc by the Great Western
Band, Etc., Etc.
For Premium List and other Information, address
Ira MoJunkin, Sec'y.
X2t Years Sentence.
Twelve yean experience for your benefit For twelve years we bare
heea ia the baggy baeiaeee and ia all that time not a single individual has
Mewad ae of ■israpreeeatiag tbe quality ol a vehicle sold. It mast be a
for eyeryoae to know that they have a firm that never misrep
reaenf ■nil that yean of experience enables them to know the quality of
work tbey eell. Oar baainess baa increased year by year until it is twice
that of any other similar concern ia tbe Bute, and we feel so good that we
have a notion to joiap oat el oar 8d story window —but we won't—for now.
jast before tbe Fairs we want one great big busy month, and are ready for
It. We here the gooda and mast make prices so as to induce customers to
■bey quick. Beaaember #e keep everything pertaining to a driving or
loon latit,
Vow look at a law prieei. Leather halters 50 cents, team work bridles
Meaate, baggy wbipa 10 eoata. a whole set of buggy harneaa $4.75. a full
•at of wsgooharneee, with breech tag, for two borsea $18; heavy leather fly
Beta $1 50, wafoa aad baggy caabioaa T5 oeoU, top buggies $45, two seat
opriog w ago as S4O, etc.
Vehicles of all kinds; harness of all kinds, lap dusters and everything
and ia connection with a driving aad team outfit except the horße,
Now doa't be backward, come in whether yon want to buy or not.
Walk ia joat as yon woald iato yoar mother's room—you are jast as wel
eosse. Take a file ea par new elevator, fret. Now do come. If you don't
md aaytbiag eopa waikiag right ia aad say yon don't want to buy but
look aad yea an wsissns. If yoa have a package of any kind you can leave
It here aattt yoa are ready to go oat of town withoat charge, onr location is
Remember tbe place aad remember we are the first and only persons
who ever, had an Of* eoerjry withia themeelvee aad confidence in their
follow dtiseas to briaf dowa theprice aad depend on increased sales to
rwaipensate them. We did it. Yoa appreciated it and dealt liberally with
•a aad aow we waat the erowniag month of our life. Harry. now come
aloag, get ready for the Fairs aad drive thereto in just as good a rig as your
* %
A . _ _
This Is The Lowest Price
Ever given on a
Bed Room Suite
Solid, Polished Oak, glaas 26x30, beveled plate,
for $33.00,
We offer ibis suite for 30 days only.
Our Bed Room Suite for $9
?° r '•"* f tq §25. Vf e cjofl't only
flfltr tlMl above fpods at low prices, but anything In our store
IWay down In price. All we ask you to Ao is to examine our
Stock aqd yon wilt aay as we do—be* goods for least money o
Store In thp country.
-■■ l .... I mmmm&mim i
Campbell & Terapleton,
136 N, Main St f| •• - Butler, Pa t
Purchasers can save from 25 to 50 per
cent by purchasing their watches, clocks
and spectacles of
J. R. GRIEB, The Jeweler,
No. 125 N. Main St., - Duffy Block.
Sign of Electric Bell and Clock.
All are Respectfully Invited
-—"Remember our Repairing Department— 20 years Experience."—
| Gentlemen
P, A R E L ,
L E A V !•:
Keep cool and become happy by
visiting- oar book stand and getting
some light Summer Reading.
We keep all tbe leading Magbzines
and hare our books marked very
A good novel by pome leading
author for five cents, a price hitherto
deemed impossible
Money is worth double value at
our store
J. H. Douglass.
Ready for All.
Everything that in new in Stiff
ilata. Qur $1.50 and $2.00 are
wonders for the money
•J' ■ v ii r tn* ia B>ft Hats,
ranging in price from 25 eta to $5 00
All tbe new blocks in Silk Hats.
Greatest line of Famishing Goods
we ever bad.
An inspection will.be an advantage
to any one.
Hatters and Furnishers,
242 S. Main street,
Butler, Pa.
And everything in
horse and buggy fur
nishing go ods—H ar -
ness, Collars, "Whips*
Dusters, Saddles, etc.
.A.lso trunks and va
Repairing done on
ghorf notice.
The largest assort
ment of 5-A. Horse
blankets in town will
be found at Kemper's*
Planing Mill
S. 6. Purvis & Co.
Rough and Planed Lumber
L. c. WICK:
Rough and Worked Lumber
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings,
Shingles and Lath
Always In Stock.
Office opposite P. A W. Depot,
G. D. Harvey,
Contractor; and Dealer in builders
supplies—Lime, sand, cement, etc.
Ware-room near Campbell's Foundry.
Residence 315 North Main street,
Butler, Pa.
Physician and Surgeon,
am west Cunningham St.
Cr. N. If. HOOVER,
IST K. St., ..fflce hours. 10 to lj 51. and
I to 3 I*. 51."
oniec Mid residence at U7 E. Cunningham St. j
New Trout iuai: Building. Butler. I "a.
E. N. LKaKK M. i» •' K MANN. .M. U. j
Sl*cl»!ties: Specialties;
• .yua-ctiUKy and S-ir- Eve. Tar. Noxe and
gery. Throat
Butler, Pa.
-'i\*.-triA* ,vi> sPMSOn
o;!:iv ai-to. 43. s. 51-': street. over Frank *
(*»'-« l imk sior.". l»uti-1. P>,
Is now located tn now and elegant rooms ad
joining til* former ones. All kinds of clasp
plates and moderen jolJ work
J. J. DONALDSON, Dentist.
Buller, Penn'a.'
Ar iilcikl Teeth inserted < n the latest Im
p:..»i ii plan. (;>»ld MUlt* » specialty. Office—
i,v r .scuaurai'loihinn Store.
f tNT IST, - - BUTLER, PA.
Gold tilling l'alnless Extraction of Teeth
and Artificial Teeth without Plates a specialty
Nitrous Oxide or Vitalized Air or Local
AmestUeties t.seo.
office o'er Miller* tjrocary east of l.owry
Office closed Wednesday * au<l TUursdi}B.
Office jjh.ab Diamond Berlin. I'l.'
Attorney-at-Uaw—omec in Diamond Block,
Butler. Pa.
Office —Between l'o«to®ce and Diamond, But
ler. Pa,
011 l e at No. fi. South ' i .raotiJ, Butter.
O.liee second lloor. Anderson 111 k. Mali: St.,
ii.ir ('emit House, liutlor. Pa.
Alt'y titllce on SoutU s'do <■! Diamond
attounky at law.
oflice on second lloor of the 1 l,ctolt on olock,
Diamond, Butler, Pa.. Kootn Ni>. I.
Attorney at Law. OHl'e at No. 11, East Jeffer
son St.. Butler, Pa.
Attorney at tJtw and Itcal Estate Agent. Of
flee rear of L. Z. Mitchell's oitlc* on north side
of Diamond. Butler, Pa.
Attorney-at-lnw. timce on w»cond tloor of
Atidfrson liulidlUh', near Court House, Butler,
L 8. McJIWKhN,
Insurance and Real Estate Ag't
Mutual Fire insurance Co.
Office Cor. Main & Cunningham fits.
Alfred Wiclc. Henderson Oliver,
l>r. W. Irvin, .lames Stephenson,
w. w. lllackmore, N. WotUU,
K. Ilorman, 1). ?. N orris.
Geo. •ieU'-rwe. ('has. Itebhun,
John Grohrnan, John Koenlm?.
T? A..
Patented February 25, 1890.
, This Improvement
JV ■ tines away with the
!•-••• lucUon plat* in
common u«te. The
plates are very small,
only about one-eighth
( \ lo onc-Xourtb the usual
V BUe. and IHIIIK con
stna.r»..i; . eM. • mtcal principles, tit the
moui vtih r.i . 1 : .juraey. Any number of
teetl- . '.hout extracting any pood
teetli nd no plate in the root ol
their m 1 a plate Is specially adapts
ed to 1 ' "Mures, slnco It is wel
know • :tl on.tension have nothing
sucCCSStUi w oil-I In that line; and further
more , partial lower tilat<s have not nor cannot
be successfully made bv
any other known .
This Is an Important
ter when we take Into* < M
consideration that tower
teeth are as !;('(>» uuttry ~s upper. For further
information, oaii at
Roams 114 Etui Jeffi-non Street, 111 TLEII, PA.
Xt Cure. Cold*. Coughs. Bore Throat, Croup. Influ-
OHIA, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis and Asthma.
A oertain ran for Consumption in first stages,
•ad a aura relief is »i»ai.«sd stages. Too will
Mt the exeelieat effect after taking the first dose,
i»ld bj dealers eierywhcrs. Larrt, botUea, H
«*nU and 91.00,
Idllrti. IM.'„ 1, , , ' . ..i'i" "'-'i:
Arthur's excitement over the finding
of the five-dollar bill was fully shared
by Uncle Thin, though in the old man it
assumed a greater and more reverent
form, 110 said; '"Do good Lawd seen de
fix we was in, honey, an' he sen' dis yeah
in place ob de raben for our suppah.
Dat's what we'so wantin' do worstes, an'
dat's what we orter bo gittin' de fustes
To this the boy fully agreed. Even
Rusty seemed to comprehend that his
little master's fortunes taken a
turn for the better, and as they started
up the street in search of a place whore
they mipbt obtain food, he danced about
them barking joyously.
Boforo long they discovered a very
small and humble bake shop, kept by a
colored aunty who looked almost as old
as Uncle Phin, but who was as stout as
he was lean, and whose head was cov
ered by a gaudy madras kerchief
of vivid reds and yellows. She
was not expecting any custom
ers this stormy evening, and at
first regarded the new-comers with sus
picion, evidently fearing that they were
About to appeal to her for charity. This,
by the way, as they afterward learned,
was her name, "Aunt Charity." Sho
was, however, reassured by the sight of
the five-dollar bill in Uncle Phin's hand,
by the old man's extremo politeness,
and by Arthur's hone.t blue eyes. In
spito of his clothes being rain-soaked
and mud-stained, he was so evidently a
little gentleman that she involuntarily
dropped him a courtesy when, in win
ning tones, ho said: "Please, ma'am, get
us something ta e&t. Wo are nearly
starved, but we have tho money to pay
for it, and 1 think wo would liko to have
a good deal of most every thing you
"To be suttinly, sah: To bo suttinly,
my pore You shall hab de bes'
Aunt Charity kin skeer up, dreckly,"
answered tho old woman, dropping her
courtesy, and gazing oom passionately at
the little follow. "Ef youM liko to dry
yo'se'fs while Pse or gittin' somfln ready,
yo'se wclkum to stop inter do kitchum,
an' get by do fire, Miste —" Here sho
paused and looked at Uncle Phin, as
though waiting for him to complete her
sentence by introducing himself.
"Phin Dale, ob Dalecourt, Virginny,"
said tho old man, promptly add
ing: "An' dls my lil marse, Arthur
©alo Dustin. Wo is a-trabblln'to his
gran'paw's, and is to take de kyars fo'
Dalecourt soon as we is eaten our sup
A.S Annt Charity had also spent tho
earlier days of her life in Virginia, a
bond of sympathy was at onco estab
lished between them, and she bustled
about with surprising agility for ono of
her size to make the travelers comfort
able. Sho had Intended supplying their
wants from tho counter and well-filled
shelves of her little shop, but after
they wero comfortably seated in the
friendly warmth of tho kitchen stove
she decided to mako a pot of tea and
then to fry a rasher of bacon with some
eggs. Nor did sho neglect their im
mediate wants while preparing theso
things. Hunger was so plainly stamped
on their faces that it would have been
cruel to keep tbeiu waiting a single
Bahiute before beginning to satisfy it.
So sho gavo (hem each a big shiny
topped bun with currants in it, and
when sho saw Arthur breaking oif a
piece of his for Rusty she immediately
got another for the hungry little dog.
What a pleasant contrast this cheer
ful, low-ceiled kitchen, with its
glowing stove, presented to the
cold, and wet, and darkness of tho
Streets through which they were wan
dering so hopelessly but a few minutes
boforo. llow thoroughly Arthur and
Uncle l'hln appreciated its comforts,
and what glances, expressive of grati
tude and eomploto satisfaction, they ex
changed as they sat on opposite sides of
tho stove, well back so as not to interfere
with tho ponderous but bustling move-
aients of the mistress of the establish
In the darkest corner of the room was
I high, calico-curtained bedstead, from
beneath which projected one end of a
low trundle-bed. In thiscould justbe dis
tinguished two littlo woolly heads, from
which two pairs of wide-open black eyes
(fazed wonderingly at tho strangers and
the busy scene about the stove.
When Undo Phin inquired, with an
air of well-feigned interest, if thoso
wore her children, Aunt Charity paused
In her work for a moment, and, standing
with arms akimbo, regarded them with
prcat complacency, as sho answered:
"No, Mista Phin Dale, dey's not my
swnly chillun; but dey's my gran'-
;hillun, onco remobed. You seo, deir
aiaw, she my ole man's fustes wife's gal,
by her fustes husban. So when dey
kum to be twins an' orfuns at do samo
time, I wuz deir nex' ob kin, an dey
nacherly fell to my sheer ob de
estate. Now, I'se gwlne gib 'em
a edlcashun. an' train 'em up
for do whitewash an' kalsermino biz
Warm and dry, strengthened and re
freshed by their supper, of which little
Rusty had eaten his full share and
would now have greatly preferred lying
under the stove to going out in the
Btormy night, our travelers again set
forth on their journey. Had Aunt Char
ity's mite of a house afforded a spare
room, sho would have invited them to
occupy it until morning; but it did not,
md she had no place to offer them.
Then, too, Uncle Thin was most anxious
to start on at once, now that they had
money, in hopes that it would last until
they reached their journey's end. So
interested had Aunt Charity become in
'.he little chap who was so bravely seek
ing a distant home, in plaeo of the one
ft-here he had been cruelly and unjustly
treated—for Undo I'hin had told her
She whole of Arthur's history—that she
it first refused to receive any pay
for their supper. Both Arthur and
Uncle Phin insisted so strongly that
sho should, however, that at length sho
sonsented to take twenty-Jive vents but
no more. Sho also forced into l nele
Phin's hands a paper bag full of rolls
«nd cakes for Arthur just as they left,
and she stood in the door-way watching
them until they wero lost to sight In
the dimly-lighted street
Aunt Charity had given them direc
tions for reaching the railway station, so
that they had no trouble in finding it.
Here they were greatly bewildered by
tho hurrying throngs of people, the
great trucks of baggage that were being
trundled up and down the platform, the
puffing and snorting of engines and the
dazzling white light of the electric
At length Uncle Phin ventured to
address a man in a cap and blue coat,
whom he took to be one of the railway
"Please, sah," said the old man, bow
ing humbly and polling at the brim of
his tattered hat. "which ob de kyars 1s
er gwino ter Firginny?"
"Which way are you bound?" asked
the official, sharply. "East or West?"
Uncle Phin did not know.
"Let me see your tickets?"
Uncle Phin had none. "De man
hain't passen ob 'em down yet," he said.
"Are you going to Richmond, Vir
"Near by dar, sah. Clus onto It,"
cried the old man, eagerly, delighted at
hearing the familiar name.
"Well, then, you want to take tho
first through train going East, and it
won't bo along until midnight."
With that the busy railroad man hur
ried on, leaving our friends gazing at
each other in dismay. Midnight: and
now it was only seven o'clock. What
should they do and where should they
go to pass thoso five hours? They did
not dare go very far from tho railway
station, and so thoy wandered aimlessly
about in the darkness near it, growing
more weary, more wet, cold and uncom
fortable with each moment.
At length they paused before an
empty froight car, ono door of which
was partly open. Why not seek shelter
from tho storm in it?
Nobody saw thorn as they climbed
into the car which they found to be
half filled with sacks of corn-meal. On
thoso they made themselves quite com
fortable, and hero they decided to wait
patiently until tho lighted clock on a
tower abovo tho station, which they
could sec from the car door, should tell
thorn that it was nearly midnight. Of
course thoy hod no idea of going to
sleep. That would never do; for they
must watch tho clock. How slowly its
bands crept round. Arthur resolutely
turned his eyes away from it, deter
mined not to look again for at least half
an hour. When satisflod that that
length of time had elapsed, ho glanced
at Its round, yellow face, only to find
that barely five minutes had passed.
He spoke of this to Uncle Phin; but re
ceived no answer. Tho old man was
fast asleep.
"Poor Uncle Phin!" said tho brave
littlo fellow. "Ho must bo very tired,
and I won't wake him till it's time to
So the boy watched the lighted clock
until it looked like a moon, and then
he rubbed bis eyes to make sure that it
was not winking and laughing at hlra.
And then —and then ho too was fast
asleep, with one arm thrown about
Rusty's neck, and tho only sounds to bo
heard wero tho patter of rain on tho
roof of tho motionless freight car, and
tho regular breathing of its three tired
An hour later two men, carrying lan
terns and wearing rubber coats that
glistened with the wet, came along and
paused tho freight car. Ono of
them consulted a way bill. "Yes, this
Is it," he said; "No. SOI, corn meal for
Harrisburg. Six sacks to bo left at
Arden. That's all right. Shut her
up, Joe. It was mighty careless of thoso
fellows to leave tho door open."
Here Joo pushed tho door to with a
slam. It fastened with a spring lock,
and tho men with tho lanterns walked
away to lock up tho rest of their train.
A littlo later an engine came rolling
softly along the wet track to where the
car stood. There was a bump, a rattle
of coupling pins and .links, a swinging
of lanterns, and tho car was drawn
away, past tho multitude of littlo red,
and green, and yellow lights twinkling
through tho rain and darkness liko big
fire-flics and marking tho switches.
Tho car was hauled and pushed hither
and thither, and others were attached
to it, until at length a long train was
mado up. Tho great locomotive panted,
eager to bo off, and Its hot breath mado
littlo clouds of fleecy steam that wero
edged with flarne by tho glow from its
open-mouthed furnace. Tho brakemon
were at their posts on tho slippery tops
of the cars; the caboose at tho rear end
of tho train looked warm and comfort
able. Two red lights, shining like
angry oyes, were hung in position on its
sides near tho rear end,and freight train
No. 15 was in readiness for a start.
Tho conductor came from tho train
dispatcher's office with a thin sheet of
yellow papor, on which wero written
his orders, In bis hand..
"No tramps on board to-night, aro
there, Joe?" ho said to his head brako
"No, sir, not a sigu of one. I've
looked carefully everywhere. It's too
wet for 'em to travel, I reckon."
"All right. Let her go."
Then the conductor swung his gleam
ing lantern, tho engine-driver pulled
the throttle, and freight No. 15 moved
slowly out into the darkness. Its first
stop was at Arden, where it was to side
track and await tho passing of the New
York limited. Here, too, were to be left
six sacks of meal.
As lirakeman Joe unlocked and pushed
open the door of tho car No. -01, and the
light of his lantern Hashed into its dark
interior, it fell upon something that
caused him to start and exclaim:
"Great Scott! Tho tramps are travel
ing after all, and hero they are. A dog,
Wv! Well, If that isn't Qvldcliecji!"
Brakcman J
His regular work wa^rcMlH^Hl
goodness knows; and when, in addition
to it. ho had to make a thorough mrul
nation of the whole train at every stop
ping place. pet-ring by the light of hi*
lantern between and underneath the -»ra
for tramps who might be stealing a ride,
he felt that he had good rau«-- t < dis
like them. Sometimes ho ha«l hard
tussles before dislodging them from
their perches and roost*, and many an
cgly blow had he received while per
forming this duty. He had therefore
learned to deal rery promptly, not to
say roughly, with this portion of the
traveling public whenever he found
them on or in the ears under his charge.
On this particular night he had made
sure as he thought before starting that
there was not a tramp on the train, and
had in consequenoe lw>i n anticipating a
comparatively easy trip And here was
a whole nest of them snugly stowed
away in car No. 201. A dojr, too! It
was aggravating. and, under the circum
stances, it is not to be wondered at that
he hustled them out without much re
gard to their feelings.
Both Arthur and Undo Phin had
been suddenly awakened, ami greatly
alarmed, when Rrakeman Joe first
slammed and locked the door of the car
in which they had taken refuge from the
storm. They had a confused idea that
they had been asleep, though for how
long they could not tell, and now they
could no longer see the lighted clock
above the railway station. It m ight
even be midnight and time for their
train to come along, for all they knew.
They shouted and kicked against the
locked door, and Rusty barked; but all
in vain. The conductor and Brtkeman
Joe had walked away before these
noises began, and there wm no one else
to hear them.
Then the engine came and pushed and
pulled the ear about, until they had not
tho slightest idea ot the direction in
which they were moving. It might be for
ward or backward, cast or west, for all
they could tell. Nor was their situation
improved when the train, of which car
No. 201 finally formed a partj .lied outof
the railway yard, and started on Its long
journey. They had no idea which way
it was going, and Arthur cotild have
cried as he reflected that they might be
traveling in exactly tho opposite direc
tion from that they wished to take, and
might be carried hundreds of miles be
fore their car door was again unlocked.
As he could not do this, because he was
a Dale, bo only bugged little Rusty,
and tried to be comforted by Uncle
Phin's assurances: "Dat dc good Lawd
was er gwine ter keer fer Jem, jes' like
He did fer de sparrcrs, whoso hairs was
all counted so as dey shoaldn' fall to de
Arthur's unhapplness was inerea-sed
b r the fact that he could nowhere feel
his precious book. It had slippel from
his grasp as he slept, snd now was no
where to be found. Thus the first stage
of their Journey by rail wxs a tnoet un
happy one, and they were glad to forget
their sorrows in the sleep that again
overcame them, a few minutes before
the train made its first stop.
The Arden station was a very small
one, in a lonely place, with no houses
near it. It was only a platform with a
freight shed at one end. and a marc for
lorn place for a stranger to be left on a
dark, stormy night could hardly be im
agined. Arthur and Uncle Thin were
not conscious of the train stopping here,
and wero only awakened from their
troubled sleep by the light from i'.rake-
tnan .Toe's lantern flashln;.' In t! ir fa- -*S.
They were just sitting uj> ur. i pazing
at him, in a bewildered •• »v. wh<*n
this enorgettic young man bustled
thetn out of the car in his roughest
mariner. It was so rough, in fact, that
poor T'ncle I'bln, Impelled by a violsnt
push, slipped on the wet platform and
fell heavily. He struck one of his
knees such a fearful blow that, for a few
moments, he was unable to rise, and lay
there groaning.
"Aren't you ashamed of yourself to
treat an old man so?" cried Arthur to
lirakeman Joe, as with flashing eye*
and quivering llp« he sprang to his com
panion's side and endeavored to raiso
him to his feet
"Well, what business has tho old
tramp got to be stealing a ride on my
train?" replied the brakeman, sulkily,
though at the same time bending orer
Uncle Phin and helping him up.
He was not a bad-hearted young man,
this lirakeman Joe; but only over
worked and much bothered by tramps.
On the contrary, he was go>xl-natiired.
and especially kind and gentle with old
people, for ho had an old father
at home of whom he was the
•ole support, and to whom he
was devoted. Ho had not noticed,
in the dim light, that Uncle
I'hln was old and white-headed. Ho
trad only regarded him as a tramp, who,
as everybody knows, is generally young
and strong and well able to perform the
labor that ho refuses to undertake oat
sheer laziness. So now he help«-d the
prostrate figure to ite feet, said he h'>j*«l
the old fellow was not much hurt, and
then returned to his task of dragging
the six sacks of meal, that were to be
left at Ardeo, from the car.
"What's the matter here. Joe?" a«k*d
the conductor of the train, stepping up
at this moment.
"Only a couple of stowaways that I
found stealing a rido in this i-ar," was
the answer.
"Tramps, eh?" said the conductor,
sharply, flashing the ltght from his
lantern lipon the two trembling flgur* s
who stood before him. "A dog. too," he
rt>ntinued, "and I'll warrant they
stole it. I've a mind to take it
in payment for their ride. If this
was a town I'd have you fellows ar
rested and locked up In less than no
tIme. You and all your kind ought to
be killed off for the good of country.
As it is. I'll leave you here to soak in the
rain for the rest of the night, and per
haps some of the worthlessness will be
washed out of you by morning. Hello'
What's this?"
Here the conductor stooped and picked
up a small object over which lirakeman
Joe had stumbled, and which he had
sent flying out on to the platform.
It was s book, and the couductul
picked it up. wondering where it could
have come from. "Andersen's Fairy
Tales," he read aloud. holding it up tc
bis lantern. "The very book my little
Kitty was asking m«- to get for her only
the other day! Well, if this isn't a rind:
Then turning to the fly leaf he r< ad
aloud: "To l'rince Dusty from m
Here he was interrupted by Arthur,
who sprang forward, and. stretching out
his hand for the l>ook. cried: "I*lfa-.< .
sir, it's mine, and I should f«'cl dreadful
ly to lose it, and we aren't tramps, and
didn't mean to steal a ride. We got
locked in by accident, and we have
money enough to pay for every thing.
this lonely place."
The ooaJartor stared at tfce ho/ la
t-aurmrat. "Well, you do look like t
little <loaty. vi-re enoajl!. though I <■»':
say that yon are exactly what I should
have fane:.xl a Prinze »u Who are
you. any may? And where do you «aat
to go toT*
Then Arthur, who wu <-oe-.pletely
covered with white Joat froes the meal
sacks 'Mi which he had been -deeping |
told the conductor, in u few words aa
po«ibl*, of the object of their jourae-.
an l how they happened to he locknl |
into >-ar No -Ml. He finished by repeat
ing? that th< y had money, and would
willingly pay for the privilege >f riding
further on tho train, provided it was
bound Fast. This last fanfim *a*
asked moat anxiously; for aa yet (he hoy
hail not the slightest Idea of where they
were. <
"Round East!" exclaimed the conduc
tor. "of i*our*e we are. and th- re goes
the 'Sew York limited' now." Aa be
•poke, an express train, of heavy vewti
bmled cars. thundered put then, with a
roar and a rash, at such tremendous
speed that la a second It was joac. and
lta two red cyea, looking hackwarl.
•turned to wiak mockingly ai the aanil
like freight train, aa they were wtu»*cd j
out of sight. i
"Sow." said the conductor, a* th«
rosr of the express dytag away permu
ted Ms voire to be stfain heard. "I ll
tell you what I will do. Too nay yos»
are not tramps, and didn't m.an to stuv
away In that ear. and that you have < <
money to pay for your trip. Thar
all may be so, and it may n. t
At any rate I haven't ffot >
time to investigate your stury
now. for we must Dull >ut of here at
once. So you and the old man and :1M
do/ ju»t tumble Into that cabooxe and
I'll carry you along a bit further. We'll
se. about paying for the trip whan you
decide how far you want to go, and you
shal' read a story out of your book to
Brhkeman Jon aad Be to pay for ?!«■
rfdi' you hare already had. But mtnd,"
ho added, threateningly, aa Arthur fv»- |
gxn to thank him. 'lf I Sad that yoa
hare been telling me aay lias I*ll have
you arresti d and locked up at tho very
fli'it town we come to."
I osltanrii »»jr I it ft
MmM lua.
Mr. Jonaa, being on a visit to a fltoui
ta a Texas town, and ha ring a fond
voice, vas urged to sing in the local
choir. He at last yielded.
"I hear yon hare at last consented to
sing In oar chnirl"* said a lady in caeetr j
iag him.
"Yes, I have at last yielded. I be
lieve that when yon are in Rome you
should howl with tha wolvea" —Ten*
tint a TwMln.
Bowles—Did Bullion give yon a vaen- ■
Kamles—Two weeks. Bat I won't !
go back to work for him again unleae '
he retracts his words.
Bowles—What did he say?
Knowles—He said not to coaae back
after the two weeks were over —Jewel
ers' Circular.
A ( oD'llllowl f>rS»t.
Sweet Girl—llave you any parlor
shades that won't break lodse and fly
up all of a sudden when yon 1«M mm
pect It?
Dealer—Yes, raise
Sweet <Hrl- Well. I Wish you'd send
a man around and see if ha can't talk
tna into buying aome.—S. Y. Weakly. j
lta strictly Mxt—l»«l ritail»ln
"Shykee, how did yon ever happen to
marry a widow a doflen years older
than yourselfP*
"My dear fellow, I did my courtiag
heigh-ho' —as I <V> everything *l—
the lino of the least resistance"
—Chicago Tribune.
H->«k sum o» tW rase.
She—l was calling on Miss DingU th*
other night, and she said she tlaiught
you were an awfully pretty girl.
She- That's strange. Mr. Waybnrk
told me she said X waa poaitieely plain.
She—She evidently dfldn't know that
you knew him —Jndg».
lWyr,n*t Kt
•'Do y<>u mean to say, Mr. DryW*d.tha<
you don't carry a lnfech key? I -ihould
think, yf all m«n In the world, you
would need one."
"It's no use to me. I couldn't use on*
if I had It."—Ll fa-
l.rkd tkt MjU.
"I remember once I walked
twenty miles to whip a fellow."
"Jerusalem! And walked back, ton,
I suppose?" j
"So; they carried me."— CMeug»»
News. .
A ffatwrwl Krvoe.
"Papa., did I hear you any thatanoney
"Yea, Willie."
"Is t/iat why they have parrots on .
the W. ks of the silver dollar*7" — .
Only a Stay.
"Fine weather for com,"* remarked
the piu-vw-jiip-r clinging to thnntrap
The <-ar lurched and—
"Therp goes my entire crop!"
the pawwtnjrer who was sitting nowm.—
Chicag< > Tribune.
His IMelsloe.
"Yonr wife Is a very decide! blonde,
isn't she?"
"Decided! Yon*wonld be init» sure
of it If yon came to*onr houstf often-"
Too True.
"I"ve>got an axiom f.»ryora."
"What is it?"
"Many a racehoran that's handsooM .
entl.s up by being a hansom horaa."— '
Rider and Driver.
Tw.. Kind* of fklMm.
There are two kinds of children — j
your own good little darling*, and the ]
badly behaved, uiiscbievous little de-
mons owned by other people,—Jury.
How Wh II Dowe?
Wiffles —Well, sir, Boyer is a finished j
nctor, let me tell yrra.
Tadilles —You don't say? Did the ;
audience kill him?— Judge.
MAKIM. TH* *«>«T or IT.
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Yellow I Iteralare.
Miao llrni'ituu Toorkawa- I want '
some hooks for my < hineae Sunday- I
school elaaa. (.ood moral sn i-ies*noth- |
ing wishy-wMihy.
Itookrirrlr- Something waah^ywashy.
I supjxrsc" Puck.
*<S Aaaloas.
Mr. Slimpiursc—l'm afraid tfhrou m ir
ry you will want to begin wi4>n? your ,
parents left off.
Mivj Du Rich—M<ivy, sol Th.-y
fight and >!■ W*«»Ty. I
>TO. 43
MAY axca
tiaicUu foe tna Toys mt ssaifcs
VTI.4 aw. I Sato.
W»n-1 a»: rata make is i i ■—aij ta
we g!. . r fasten down the U*pme4 hsni J
■'< •• "• 'twiLi-nt ;» itahla rmt in
al»''wn ,n the il'.nstraUun agvave»l
after sketches from John C. Cnrtii
The raigc pole n in Fig I k • two Sf
I ••r-icch timber, f .urteen feet loms.
To keep thia fn pnattion, pairs at toga b
made ->f ooe by sts-ineh Swrda Iwaaty
inches lonr. are nailed in aMd krufnd
by a two by four inch ptaea 4 ats
Inches lonr The seetiona of Pka
t, are three by eight feet, aaiaoran
wuiths of «n» by twelv<e-i|Hb iu
»o,r. anllc ion -wo ne bj ckAt-'aA
erceapieeea. oa» which » two
r t»e inches lodg; the .-»tiar tHW# W»n%
three <neh« «. To keep tiw mi Lkln— fn
r«*ut w» the length oi the ptaeff
alternate above and K»k>w aa
the !i;««t ration. Tan tnr inak ana*
no i-ntuitovsnaujtamcaaaafi.
nails <*"!oee ; ige >f hoardaand
On the tidia the "arka mm has
tened wth ath. the enda at «k* lank
ke'-ncr shavetl with a In na ing 'sntfe to
nv-ri.-.p as in <hmgling. On enafc aid*
of the >iuh cnt with a gntterinff plana a
wnter ctannal ->ne hauf Inch aik and
dee j*. If the joint bet an an the sai Ifcina
k guttered m each aide it.feasant—ad
lath. Tae e -tirwa for one ssda an
hunt on the Spikes • by wka ice pa
e ; s-M ine! e> 'nag On th* Otker kk
the ar - * wwtna inekaa long tn lap
eeer it tte rMgn Two men ann pan
this cover on a Hek at hay a a mnak
ahorter time thasitkayean armband
fasten the poiee needed to lasay the hag
(run blowing »rf. The *oat w{Q kn
im pxj
"w * "I 1 ? •- e" lg
iwj w
aavwd ta the hay protected fMaa ruin
For vary l»en»y wind (kt saetkma -san
be weighted, though when settled
drawing >n the hayriek
! the mUdle should ha kaf* solid, tkn
: ends carried ay straigkt and tkn (Man
j eaves will not catch and carry wnkar
into the stack With tkie root hay w
< fodder can he :Hn>kniil aavwkak* An tkn
farm, aa nnfln'tkad rten kail from
| a sudden rain, or a kmd mr taen mt
[or fodder shellill 11.
1 aultnrist.
Weetk arv do 4 often ettkar resyeeasea
of persons or of aMls. ha the 4rant HW
aLsaippi valley, bat uanalty gwmim aye an
with the crops rmleea dttigentiy laateand
, hv th* .unrvesaHn farmer, though n
I writer snvs the fnrt thnk aoaae kiadnr#
wm.u ooly nrow mm rkrh so4L ami tketr
p» ■se 'vi 1 ,i»iicaikaa fertility, in welt un-
I Cert. 0.1 by farmer*. Tke inaaaewn
! hull tklatle .raonot bn grown
fully on thin, eold aott PoaaiMf i«a
ased . m ninnla em mk land, knk
j it conki not tioouat tn wnrh. Plantmn
ami eat nip are weeds tkn* hnee nnatiar
preference, the latter espenally thriv
ing tn the ne n hkeefcnnd af old buttl
ing*. and always when pto«e* aadar
making a fertile aye*. Ike eanamun
■ mallow*, jjrow-.ng in gnrdeu* and eften
n great there, will nak pee
hi flektaof only wdtnnry «artfiitf Om
t tho other hand, mullein and lagwsed
grnw l etter on yonr eoil than m any
run them Tout the land kfkh An
Cnclktb story la told at n MM nan
: who was very weatlky. and wkn knd
made much of kin money bwymn and
selling land. Iwtvtng one dag srkfc hie
aerr m« to a piee* that had been aM>
mended highly he asked: fan fen
itui a ikiet> here to hitch toe hees* to
while I walk ahoa« tke IsnrfT*
! was tk» IV' —h keen ton *nS
lein t iat will do a* wwLL" -nrtonam,"
sa I t»»- Kind man, ~n anil tkangaawi
aawlle'.as rttker tknn 'hiakUa never
doe* for my buying." —Weaaam BnrnL
Mat* —kiian
A noted Sew York farmer, wko kne
In pnst year* hean to tke haMB og graiw
irtr hie caivee the flrak -vtotor. daily,
with about a'jeartef grain enrh. kne
the present year tod rutabaga taratjn
i toe trad, and re porta th* caivee a*d an
fat as others thnt in tke tm a* hnee had
i grain, but aeore growtky and tamke
quite aa w il foe the futoaa. TW keltor
caif wants to b* kept a inning, nto
fattened. Any «y**rrn of toedtog
! induce* tot f rnring akonld to nhnn
.toned- Heifer cniyea wan* lMtt,mA
the fattening qnalHy «f toanen way
| want foiwl® tH®4 m is
ehm.r*ct*T. «n thm* Um mmj %•
•istended. end so ba u-iaae kakttaaisd to
1 hold and iifknk large (aa llllu a«
: fond of a cheap cknraator llkn ijlkf
crops, silage mad like londk P* *•"
| ing aa incidental. In thto way ton
dairy ration may he cheapened, but If
i the fat habit, induced by grain nß*
is cultivated, tkn ehancgnaae tka* high
feetUnjf in nftmT lLfli wsJLfct MJ■
nvaking. which of aU thing* » «b*
aaprotitahle fuaUty tan ikwry eaat
j Do not make tke rowato Mi
ft r the hens, a* la tt* «*e whan tkn
rot site are »»! iirale'l w-itk kaaaaann,
win -h ••aoees sore toel Swak thn
ronsu with ker wenr. ,-arry them -nto
side, apply a lighted match and nl
10%w the fire to ran o*er item. Tmm
result will be that th* Hew will be mm
rrwe ta Mle Aft.
P .1-.naf> I fail to sew whyytsacnll
j tl 'tnt landw-ape .f y «*r* n «ws in Pae
tn w." Th-ee Isn't a row la tke srtode
! pic **»•
' st were That la tru* art. my dear
Pod. We ant l*nve something to Ike
Imagi! mtk»o. —Jury.
TW I Was Ost
"Wliat Vthe matter. Jack? Yon look
! bnhen ujV
"I am. %Va know. 1 earn* three ha»
dred miles {■' see Mlm Wawknatle.
Well, I call.i. vnlker laat iricht. and hy
S sent ut> »pawn ticket insaend
j of my curd." —L*fe.
Qe.nga ■ Dki } ** aeU yonr karteioran
'' mn. h as you P«n*i when yon bought
i him?
John —W ell f r 1 sold likn tor aa
much aa he wae worth when I huught
I him.— Weekly.
Owe Xwliaia Treat.
"Mr. Oo*llnirbeud Is very saanrt, daml
' you think?"
| "So. Why. he never even opeue his
! month. "
"But that's just when* he's «' imert. *
' —Chimg*) S"wra.
u.... ri- ■! young Frothingaaa.
' d toi't she'' A very eaer-going IkUow.
I uoi-erstan.t"*
" \ tij Ue -cfk hrr moutkn
' t after the wedj^ng-t—"froth.