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, THE NAPLES NEWS' 3. G. .CAMPBELL. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AT NAPLES, ONTARIO COUNTY, ,N.' Y. Terms : $1.00 per year, in advance. Advertising rates made 'known on ap­ plication at the business office, Koom 9, G. R. (iranbv Block. NAPLES. The village of NuplesisagroAingtownof about twelve hundred inhabitant^ ' it is one of the most beautiful village in si.jitlicrn New York.tlie terminus of the Naples brunch of the Lehigh K'al-' ley railroad, aud is connected w4lh the D , L. & W aad Erie railroads ai Atlanta, and the (anan- daigua Lake Steamboat Co. line at Woodville fly well-conducted stage route--? The culture of gra^s i> its chief industry. There are five churches Methodist Episcopal, Baptist, Presbyterian, Lut 'iolM- andGerman-Luth­ eran. ; , Four nourishing secret societies: John Hodge Lodge, No. 81\ F \ A. M , Xuiidawaho Lodge, No. 714, l.O tj> F . I bland Lodge. So. :W1 D. U H.; Bingham Tost, No 71. G. A K. Living coinffitxlitieMii'e* b.-upaud it is :idesira­ ble location for Mil .lK -ijMni or parties who wish to engage iu mercantile or other business Two newspapers keep its population well in­ formed on current and loiyl events. BUSINESS .CARDS 1 inch space, $-1 a \car. J. A. BARTHOLOMEW, fa oom 1, G. R. Granby Building Dr. C. E.r Lauderdale, ^ j* DENTIST, * Crown, Bridge and Gold Work • a Specialty. Room 10, G. R. Granby Building Heated by Steam. Lighted with ({as The Naples J-T. Brown, Prop. Rates Reasonable. , Sample Room i NAPLES, N. Y. Branch Uflice of W U Dod\ls. iu charge of J. J. LINDNER, V. S. Graduate Ontario Veterinary College. Office in Lewis Block, Naples Day and ni{ ht calls receive promnt attention Naples Rbller Mills! CUSTOM ^GRINDING. Manufacturer of fancy and straight roller flour Keeps for sale all kinds of flour, feed, meal, etc.- B. L. CLARK, Manager. FRED E. GR1SWOLD, \pRACTICAL MECHANIC 7 Iron and wood work a specialty. . . . NARLES, N. Y. Banking House of Hiram Maxfield ' Established in lss-i i Lewis Block, Naples, N.Y. HIRAM MAXFIELD, D-. II MAXFIELD, President Cashier. ROSS BROS., General Machinists All kinds of iron work done in a satisfactory manner . <• Novelty Jron Works, = Naples, N. Y. 41 LYON STREET. Dr. H. H. Barrihger, ' ...PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON... Office and Residence, Pottle Cottage, Main St., Naples, N. Y. Spici il attention given to surgery and diseases of woiiien Prices Reasonable. Ollice hours: 1 to 3 and 7 to » p. m DR. A. WILBUR, ' . ( Physician and Surgeon tlihee over ( 1 .(i Hvelilt's t,rocer\ -^-NAPLES, N. Y. Sutton's Jewelry Store j Is the place tu buy Watches, Jewelry, Silverware, Musical Instruments, Optical \(ioods Etc.; also the New llojmeSew­ ing Machine, the\ best °U the market. Repairing\ done in a satisfac­ tory manner. , S. R. SUTTON, Napld, N. y I T. H. PARSONS, Meat Market FRESH, SMOKED, - SALTED MEATS Constantly on Hand. Highest Market Prices Paid for Hides and Veal GaWes. - Ask lor our ClubbingTfates, THREE SONGS. Apoet 1»ttte rosy prima And blithe and dewy morn of time, When song was natural as breath, Three songs sent forth to right with death. And one.he made to please the crowd. It.pleased them, and his praise was loud; It pleased tlioin greatly for a day, And. then its music died away. And one he made to please the few. 1 It lived a century or two; 'Tsvas sung within \tho halls of kings, Then vanished with forgotten things. And one he made to please himself, Without a thought of fame or pelf, But s.ent it forth with doubt unci fears, Apd it outlasted all the years. No other song has vital breath Through endless time to fight with death Thai) that the singer sings apart To please his solitary heart. —Now York Sun. AN UNTOLD STORY. Lncins Lobdell bad married one of ;be sweetest girls in t^be world, but he seemed to lose sight of that fact as soou us he fouud himself bound to her for life. A good manyjhings were necessary two years after their marriage to keep Mr. Lobdell from fiuding life burden­ some. Among these were four clubs, several fine horses, which ho handled himself at the \gentlemen's matinees,\ and the privilege of going aud coming when he pleased. | If Beatrice Lobdell grieved because of bis neglect, she did so in the strictest secrecy, and succeeded iu retaining her beauty through it all. It was whispered, however, that she didn't care, but there is a great deal of Whispering in, society that is unwar­ ranted. Certainly Mrs. Lobdell might have had admirers if sbe had wanted tbem. Indeed she did have them, but they bad to admire from a distance un­ til George Wbitford arrived upon the scene. Tbe Lobdells bad joined a fasnionn- ble family club, : not that Mr. Lobdell cared for it, but he wunted his wife to have some place where sbe could enjoy herself while ho i\vas not with bur. You see, be was a bind hearted, cuival-- rous fellow in spite of tbe fact that it bored him to be much in tbe presence of the.beautiful,- young woman he bad once loved so madly. The whole trouble, if you must know it, was that tbey were unsuited to each other. Mrs. Lobdell bad a taste for tbe artistic Her husband wtis not inclined tjnit way. He was one of tbe best ama­ teur drivers in town—no one knew the fine points about a horse better than he. He belonged to tbe athletic club, bad been known to walk seveb miles through tbe country mud in ordor to see a - for­ bidden prizefight, and be had won a medal ou tbe golf links. Beatrice Lobdell's enthusiasm over rare old prints, Fitzgerald's rendering of tbe Rubyiat, and all that sort of thing seemed silly to him. But one evening when sbe had ac­ companied tbe Wimbertons to tbe Thursday'evening cotillon party at.the Orpheus club, Bhe met George. Whit- ford. He danced with her and talked about things iu which she was interest­ ed. He could quote 40 of Fitzgerald's best quatrains, and Mrs. Lobdell said when tbe Wimbertons were ready to go home' that she was very glad to have met him. After that it became customary for , Beatr itee Lobdell to attend the Thurs­ day evening parties with the Wimborr tons, and George Wbitford's name loomed up conspicuously upon ber pro,- 1 jjramme. /' \It'a -a pity,\ he said to her one! evening when tbey were sitting out a dance in tbe parlor, \that you W8re bom iu luxury.\ \Why?.\ sbe asked. •'If it bad been otherwise you would have added something to the world's literature that would have lived. Tbe absence of necessity is unfortunate iu your case.\ \Do you really think I have talent?\ \I am sure of it.\ Wbitford was beginning to be known in the world of letters as a novelist aud essayist. He was yonug, handsome and not much of a favorite with men. But most women regarded bim as interest­ ing. t Mrs.' Lobdell looked at him earnestly and sighed. \Perhaps I would have been happier, too,\ sbe said, \if I bad been compelled to do something more than sit around and feel that my life was going to waste.\ \Why not do it anyway?\ be asked after awhile. \Suppose we collaborate on a story?\ \I thiukj\ she answered, \that I could give you the outline of a story that would interest the world.\ There was something iu ber tone—a .tinge of wistful sadness—tbat brotrgi the color.tp bis cheeks. He bent for ward eagerly to make a reply, but sbe hurriedly rose, sayiug: \Oome we must not sit here any longer. He followed ber back to the ballroom, and when they parted tbat evening be pressed her baud very gently, while bis heart went at a violent pitch. Sbe avoided his look and said\Good- by'> instead of \Good night.\ George Whitford waited for their next meeting with boyish impatience, and when tbe evening arrived it sud­ denly occurred to bim tbat sbe might uot oorne.. In that case he didu't'know What he would do. But when tbe Wim­ bertons -put jn an appearance sbe was with them, and he saw that ber cheeks reddened when be went forward to greet ber. He managed before long to lead ber away from the crowd. Then he asked: \ When are you going to give me that story you spoke of?\ ^ * Bhe looked at \ him as if she were frightened and answered almost in a whisper: , 1 \Never \Why?\ \I must not. It would be wrong.\ \No story tbat yon have to tell me, * he said, \could be wrong,\ Sbe looked at a water color upon tbe wall\and asked: I ' \Have you ever- noticed how that artist failed in bis foreshortening?\ \Hang that artist!\ Whitford ex­ claimed. 'JYou kubw.you-are uot inter­ ested in bis picture. Say thkt you will tell me tbe story. Do it for my sake. With it I.know I could make tbe world listen.\ ' > 7 : Sbe looked up at bim, and after they bad gazed into each other's eyes for a moment sbe replied'. \\Well, some day perhaps.\ \Ob here you are. \ exclaimed a man to wnoni Mrs. •.juobrtell was engaged for tbe next dance. \Oome on; they'vo be gnu \ George Whitford sat alone for awhile and then went into the ballroom to find Mrs. Wimpettou waiting for bim. He bad- forgot ( teu tbat his uame was upon ' her card for tbat-unmber. \ j It was a long week for Whitfor.d, that ' next one, and them was a huge disap- ( poiutment for him at the end of it. ; When Mrs. Lobdell-arrived at the, Orpheus club, her huHbaud was with • her. ! Bnt Lucius Lobdell was uot one of tbdse selfish fellows tbat keep their pretty wives all to themselves at danc­ ing parties. He put his name upon the cards of soveral married ladies as a mat- 1 ter of dntyaud then rushed iu amoug tho young folk, for he bad a fondness for girls especially as dancing partners. , So it was uot long before \Whitford | had an opportunity to lead Beatrice i Lobdell into tho refreshment room and ' from theie to a little nook oft' ouoof the j parlors, 1 \I bejieve,\ he said, \that there is ; finch a thing'as fate, and that J am one i of its victims.\ \Yes she repliod, \I know there is i such a thing as fate, and it has'many victims.\ \Why did be come this evening?\ ; Wbitford asked after they bad been si- < lently looking at each other for awhile. \I don't know,\ she answered'. \He ; proposed it himself.\ I \I Was afraid,\ ho said, \that you ! bad asked him to come.\ \No; I never ask bim to go anywhere with me.\ \Do you know thatl have been think­ ing out a story during' the past few days,\ Whitford said, \which 1 fancy, must bo very like \the one you have promised to tell me some time? 1 \ \Have you?\ roplind, looking away from him and toying with the cord attach 3d to her card. Yes. Shall f give you the,outline of it?\ let us V/ait until soibe other not DiooanonnQs at all. \Out a tween the mastiff and bulldog; haps the *'dogma\ '-of B&rdearixi were brindled, prick eared, ana doubt-; less horribly savage. They were, how-, ever, used a's \police.\ and.\like the bloodhounds on the border. wer|e main­ tained in every parish in' \.Tjamaica. where it .was the iduty v of the church-, wardens to keep them at the expense of, the community ; . j Some of these dogB were kept in Lon­ don during the early days of 'the zo­ ological gardens. The .stories of their ferocity are probably not exaggerated, though Lord Balearres, who imported 200 of them into Jamaica to aid in sub­ duing the maroons, never used them.. He frightened the negroes into submis­ sion by circulating 'the stories current about the dogs. —London Spectator. There was a pretty little sturdy boy once, with cheeks as rosy and plump as. ripe peaches. This was a very unhappy little boy. He sat. in the back parlor of a chandler's shop in Boston town. His father made candles. .The lad had to \help wrap and strip j tile wicks, and, oh, dear me,.be hated; the very sight of a candle. . Every once in awhile the boy gazed i can't hurt you while you are .with nle. ; \ Which Walter was fondj of fishing, al­ though^ be^ never caught anything. Lill liked\ 'to' fish' too: • OowsHp,/tbe.i cow,\ crossed the bridge morning l,and night tjo spend, the day in the next neli. Here was also kept a small flock \of sheep, in which Mr. Mason took great pride. In the brook 1 tbe geese paddled, led by a diguified old gander. Wbile the children fished, \if Cowslip :ame too near Lill \would tremble and iliug to Walter, and Walter would say proudly:, , \Don't be afraid, Lill; wild animals Took His Wife's Advice. i When tbe man whose haircut showed tbat his wife had peculiar notions as to the way a man should dress his hair quit giving advice, one of the listeners said \No man'has,'more respect for a wo­ man than I have, but I shall never take the advice of !my wife again ' about money matters. She insisted upon my hiding my salary, so if I should be held ' up the highwaymen wouldn't get it. 1 , dr.-fw my stipend at 6 p. m., and it is quite dark before,I get home. She is a j good hider in the .house, but her talent j in that line stops thei'e. Now, she had !-the brilliant idea that I should put the i envelope containing my money under | the sweatband of my bat. Highway- ; men would never look there and would i never rob a man of his bat. After she i had made -this suggestion about 40 ] times I accepted it. I went home as i usual on the elevated. I had a slight t attack of vertigo in the car, ,and the | man who always knows what to do I said I' needed fresh air and threw np ; the window In doing so he knocked off \ my hat. 1 went hopie bareheaded and i broke. \—New York Sun. . 'ell it now,be urged, bim in a pleading '-'Oh, timel\ \No; let me fji Sho looked ,up| at way and said: ] \Please not now I must noit hear 'it now.\ t 11 \But you will some time.\ \Perhaps.\ \When?\ .\Ob we must wait a long, long time.\ \No I Bh % all not wait,\ he declared \It is the story of a man and a woman, or a mau who was always arriving too late, of a woman who was sweet and good and beautiful, who\— \No nol\ she interrupted. -Her cheeks w'ore ahlazo, her voice was low and tremulous, and sho looked eagerly for a chauce to get past him. \No uoj you must not teJLjnearnv^ morel I\— \Boatrico- A 'Kafd her husband behind her, \come; I have boen hunting for you.\ ^ Sbe took bis arm and went. \What ou earth were you talking about to that fool?\ be asked as they walked away. She looked up at him. There ,-was au angry frown upon his face, such a look as she had not' seen there since she had been his wife. Her heart beat joyously. She felt as if she were being carried along by bim She knew that be was jealous. As for George Wbitford—oh, well, be was only a man anyway 1—Cleveland Leader. |- Old Don doe. Where docks now line the river frout aud merchantmen float shaggy natives paddled their little craft and fishod They were hardy and adventurous, aud, content neither with gathering shellfish on tbe shore nor with hooking the salmon and Sperling; they attacked aud captured the larger visitors to thq firth, notably tbe porpoise. Tbey hunted, too, and, with venison from tho forests aud beyond the law and fish from the'river, no doubt fared sumptuously every day Those hunters and fishermen lived on Tayside at u period so remoto tbat tho most cautious guess concerning it taUos on a shade of recklessness. Less than 2.0 years ago they were fouud to ha^e left a reoord of themselves iu a rubbish heap known in scientific nomenclature asa \kitchen midden.\ Raking through the debris of the life primeval disclosed, says Mr. Lamb, \shells of edible mol- lusks mixed with a quantity of b,urued wood, pieces of bone artificially split, porpoise bones, deers' bonis and stone implements.\ No doubt was thus left of tbe occupation and niode of life of tbe settlers. K Now comes the remarkable part-of The Drnvc Bull, the Cruel Spaniard. Tbo trnmpet sounds again, and the espada takes bis sword and his muleta and goes out for the last scene ^Tbisi. which ought to .be, is not always the real climax. The bull is often by this time tired, has had enough of the sport leaps at the barrier, trying to get out lie is tired of running after red rags, jilid he brushes them aside contemptu­ ously He can scarcely be got to show animation enough to be decently killed. But one bull that I saw was \splendidly savage and fought almost to the last, •running about the arena with the sword between his shoulders, and that great red line broadening down each side of bis heck on the black, like a deep layer of red paint, one tricks oneself into thinking. - -~ \ He carried two swords in his neck and still fought. When at last he, too. got jveary be went and\ knelt down before the door by which he had enter flown at the bench at his side, under tbe skirt of his coat, at a treasury he had there. He first pulled out a little.; guinea pig; some place in his clothes he ] found a bunch of tightly rolled green , leaves: Putting .his pet down on the J floor, he gave it the greens to ( eat. Then he produced his greatest prize from under bis coat. It was a\ book tbat bad been given bim by a sea captain, being the \Adventures of Robinson Crnsoe, Mariner,\ by DanielDeFop. The boy soon forgot • his candles. Again and again his mother begged liiin t6 put down the book. \Benjamin Due morning tbe children had fished twjo hours. There was a fish in that brook. Walter bad seen one, but Ire- could not catch the cunning sWimmer. It began to grow dark. The trees rui- tlecL Little puffs of wind blew off Wal­ ter's bat aud tossed Lill's ourls, \P believe ,it's going to' rain, Lill. LetVgo home.\ 1 \I'm 'fraid, Wallie.V said LttL \Now Lill,- I've got to', get\ these lines up. Don't be silly 1 Aii}'t I here?\ Cowslip came nearer aiid looked steadily .at the children. 1 The Bheep. Etarted acro68 /Jhe meadow too. They she wtould' -cry to rouse him from his, always followed Cowslip. Tbe geese trance, \do give up reading till after work time; there's a good child.\ \Oh mother, do let me tell von about this man.\ | He commenced- turning back the pages rapidly. -They heard a footstep went up to bim from outside tbe bar­ rier and drew the swords out of bim, and ho got to his feet again and stood to be killed. —Saturday Review \WHAT nAVK YO U BROUGHT HOME?\ on the outside, Ben quickly shut his precious book and slid off the, bench. He gazed ruefully at his forgotten wicks. \Mother he said, \won't you please try and beg off for me just once more V' For Ben had bad to go to r bed without bis supper more than once. After dinner the father said, \Come this way, Benjamin; I wish t o speak to you\ below.'' The mother quietly fol­ lowed. All the lads tried to peep through the door to see their parents. \Jabez stood upon his tiptoes and said to the brothers, ' 'I can only make out that fa­ ther is very angry.'' \And what is mother doing?\ \She has Ben i n her arms. Father is saying she makes too ranch of a pet of •u /V^i \J1 W UUC UUU1 KJJ >> U1UU L±\Z L1UU CAJ. UCA Vs v \ XT ed and would fight no more. But thoy^ 73 ™- There, listen; father says Ben may \ She Let Him OH. | One night Green came home very late and found his wife evidently propared to administer a Caudle lecture. Instead , of going to bed, be took a seat, and, | resting bis elbows on bis knees, seemed • absorbed in grief, sighiug heavily and j uttering such exclamations as \Poor Watkiusl Poor fellow I\ Mrs. Green, moved by curiosity, said sharply, \What's tbe matter with Wat- kins':\ \Ah \said Green, \bis wife; is giv­ ing him fits just now.\ , Mrs. Green let her husband off that' time.—Liverpool Mercury. Her Tongue. They were talking of figures of speech, ' I \Have you ever noticed,said one, \bow fond people are of vegetable meta­ phors when tbey are dealing with 1 a woman? Her cheeks are'roses,' her lips are 'cherry,' her bauds are always 'lily' bauds, her mouth is a 'rosebud,' l|er in 'litre* Q rionnN ' n»-» ^ IjGr complexion iB 'like a ^ peach,'and breath is 'fragrant as honeysuckle. \You've forgotten .one,\ said cynic. \What's that?\ \Her tongue. It is a Bcarlet runner.\ choose a trade for himselfj but if be ever hears of his mnnin off from it he will turn bim out of the bouse. You gee. Uncle Benjamin has been talking lately to father.\ Uncle Benjamin had begged to have his little godson with him awhile before he went out into the world. So he was allowed to go for a few days. As soon as the morning meal •the next day was over little Ben, to Wis astonishment, was presented with a new fishing rod and told to get ready for a day's sport. \Whatever can this have to do with cho'osing a trade V\ thought tbe boy. He trotted through the crOoked streets, of Boston -with his uncle, soon passing the i statehouse and leaving the big, bare! Common behind as they went toward; Dorchester. The uncle guessed the cause; of tho boy's silence, but did not en- j lighten him. Then, when be was seated * on a green bank fishing, the old man tried to impress on bim his first views of life. \Look about you, lad,\ said Uncle Benjamin, \and see what a busy scene surrounds us. Everybody and everything is at work. Yonder is\ tbe plow going over the ground; down by the shore the people are gathering sea­ weed. Even the tiny vessels out there are those of fishermen catching fish for waddled up the bank with loud squawks, Walter gave lltill a switch and got one for himself. \We'll wave these and keep off the f 3e, \ be'said. Lill stood at tho end of the bridge audi waved.her branch bravely. But when Cowslip looked at Walter wiih her'big round oyes he suddenly sat down by Lill's side and let*Lill do the waving. Cowslip took no notice. She walked over tbe bridge, switching her tail Then Walter stood up 1 firmly' and shook his switch after her. 1'Go home, you foolish creature, yon!\ he shouted. Some more of tbe enemy advauoed. The old ram, seeing some one iu the way who.was not much taller than himself, promptly knocked-Walter down and jumped over bim. The.sheep fol lowed, as sheep will, and one after the other jumped over the screaming boy. Walter picked himself up after they bad gone :by and found be was more frightened'than hurt. Little Lill looked on in astonishment, bruuch in band \How dared -they do it?\ Walter ex- olaimed indignantly. \I will serve tbem well fdr this.\ ( \Walliel See, seel\ 1 called Lill Walter turned about. No; he tried to turn, but the old gander was too quick for him. The old gander objected to such a noisy obstacle in his path. He oaugbt Walter by the back of his jacket, threw bim on tbe ground and, standing over him, beat bim savagely witb'bis wings. Poor Waiter 1 Tbe gander was worse than tbe cow'and tbe sheep too. Lill thoijght sbe ought to interfere, aud, run­ ning after the flock of geese, drove them down tbe bank with her switch. \Shoo! Shoo! Shoo^oo!\ Then tbe old gander, seeing tbe geese go,down the bill, jumped and flew as fast as he \could after them. Poor Walter! Dirty, bruised and sob­ bing, bo rose from tbe ground, bis bro­ ken switch in bis band. \Lill he said humbly, \let's go borne.\ \ 'Es, Wallie,\ responded Lill cheer­ fully.—Eva Lovett in Harper's Young People. , i lionlHlnna'H Boy Orntqr. David Todd, Jr., tbe.\Boy Orator of the Teche,\ is nine years of age. David is known throughout the state. He is Cv L. LEWIS & CO. DEALERS JN Thrice=a=Week Edition.- : The Best Paper at the Lowest Price Dry Goods and Notions A Year For $100 Btoots, Shoes and Rubbers Groceries , ' Crockery and 'Glassware A Conttlderxite Lover. Parent—Of course, as my daughter is of age, sbe can suit herself as to mar­ rying you. but the day she does 1 will cut ber off without a penny Suitor (after a pause)—Well, under those circumstances, sir, we will break the story. Tbe \midden\'was covored i om \ engagement. I could not think of with earth 12 feet deep, \either detritus or tbe result of a landslip, \ and eight feet above jt th'e excavators found 12 stone ooffinB of the Roman era. \Ages rnQsfr-baye elapsed,\ says tho antiquary. \between^tbe -4ime when the Stanner- gate was inhabited by these early fisher­ men and the stone period, when tbe in­ terments took plaoe.\—Good Words. depriving a young lady of her inherit­ ance.—Harlem Life. Love at Plr»t Slsht. \Do ypu believe in' love at first sight?\ she asked \Of course.\ answered the savage bachelor \Do you suppose, if a man had the gift of second sight, he 'would fall in love?\—Cincinnati Enquirer Good Reason For It. . \Why do you consider bim such a re­ man.'' ifi \nnc markable \Oh he^ouce wrote an anonymous interview on a question before the people without ascribing it to 'a prominent man who objects to the use of bis name for obvious reasons.' \—Ghicago Post. Merely a Guens. \Why do they call it the matrimonial yoke. I wonder?\ , ' \Because there is generally a calf at one end of it, I guess.\—Cleveland Leader. Milking; tt Clear. - Somebody has discovered that a Ber­ muda onion eaten raw will clear the head. A Bermuda onion eaten raw will do more than tbat. It will clear an en­ tire room. An active Bermuda onion is a complete clearing bouse all by itself. Take, one Bermuda onion—ronly one^— and let tbe Hps of beauty olose upon it, and love will.turn to hatred and honey to gall and bitterness. -Clear thehead? Why, a Bermuda on­ ion in fairlv good health will clear tbe head of navigation!—Exchange. \ > Bloodhounds. * The gentleness of bloodhound disposi­ tion is probably accounted for by.their not having been u sed to hunt 'and kill j prey. One of the most ancient anec­ dotes of—these dogs attributes the cap­ ture of a fugitive to the use of his own bloodhonnd. The nanoe* itself is prob­ ably a modern on*, .based oh a vulgar error that the dogs m\f followed persons who were \red handetjl\ from homicide or who had about 1herh the smell of re­ cently killed she^p The ancient name was lyme dog or talbdt, which Jatter appears- t o have be ;n a white variety of bloodhonnd. The Cuban bloodhounds, which were used for hunting slaves b y the Spaniards and w .ere imtxxrted into Jamaica* were 1 Brngea. The chronicles of 1456 speak of 150 vessels in its basins and of German mer­ chants carrying away over 2,000 pieces' of cloth to tbe distant Jauds of Russia' and Poland. It was theexpbange of Eu­ rope, possessing in tbe fourteenth cen­ tury 52 guilds and 150,000 inhabitant, more than three times as many as it now contains., Among its wares we read of leather from Spain, wool from Eng­ land, silk from Italy and Persia, linen and olotb from Brabant, hemp and fjax from Holland, wine from Portugal, Greece pnd France and hardware from Germany, which included every variety pf .object in ivory, bone, wood, glaSs,* tin, copper, lead, iron, silver and gold. It bad its factories, its curriers, its dy : ers, and.its taxation considerably ex­ ceeded that of Ghent. Buf at tbe com: mencementof tbe fourteenth century its troubles began—troubles from within and from without.' The Suene was rendered useless by tbe invasion of sand as far as Sluis (Eoluse), treachery, slaughter and po­ litical jealousies and rivalries completed the fall, and in 1544 its inhabitants bad diminished to7,696. Then came the re-| ligious war's and persecutions from 1567 to 1584, tbe fanatics and tbe Gueux de­ stroying what remained, leaving little for tbe Frenoh revolutionists.-^Good Words, ho market. The very birds of the 1 air,' j the | l|he w lite gull overhead, is in search of | food, md you, Ben, look at ydur float 1 bobbing. It tells yon that the yery ;fish are on the same mission. Strike,-boyr strike I\' The deligh ted youngster quick­ ly seized hia, rod and pulled a jnice fat fish from the pool. On the why home the uncle said, \Can you tell ibe, little man, why I brought you out to fish?\ \Why to teach me, \said tho boy, ' 'that every living thing seeks its food,\ \Hardly that, boy. What I waiat to teaGh you is the vital necessity pf Work.\ i When he camehome, his father asked,; \What bave you brought home?\ | ' 1 bave one fish,'' answered the lad \Is.that all?\ asked tbe old mau, \No replied tbe youth, \I lave come home with one fish and onestaong J determination to lead a new life,' 1 Many such journeys were crowded into Benjamin's stay with his uncle. He was taught to think about every­ thing around him. Once, after a trip to the rocks in tbe moonlight, he. said, \Uncle I know now; I want' to be'a great artist.'' \Steady my lad,\ said the uncle. \Don't be in a hurry!\ Then he was shown the harder side of life. They visited tbe big jail and the poorhouse. One evening he saitlr-f x Un-4- cle Benjamin,'I know now what I want ' 'What?'•' said the uncle. ''A painter, a painter of bouses> perhaps?\ \No I shall be a printer. I remem­ ber once you told me of the pleasure of good books, so I thought if a printer I would have a business' and the best of amusements toe.'' From that day the boy went t o work. He couldnjt know the little.Ben of. 12 Would be the famous'Benjamin Frank­ lin of after years',' when all France, England and America would go into mourning at bis death. ^Cincinnati En­ quirer. . WALTER'S BEAYEEY. When thoy-moved into the country, Lill's mother said: \It will be perfect­ ly safe for Lill to run about without Annie here. Walter is,so manly; he can take good care of bis little sister.\ Then Walter, who was 9, drewhim- self up to bis full height, and said (con­ descendingly to 4-year-old Lill, \Now Lill, you are to mind everything I say.\ \Ob 'es, Walliel\ ^uswered Lill sweetly. Behind tbe barn a little brook ran, and across it was a Bmall bridge, from DAVID TODD, JR. npt only a polished -speaker for bis age, but is a student who stands perfect at tbe public school and is a great reader of history. He wears a medal present­ ed to him last May at New Orleans, when he excited great surprise aud en­ thusiasm, by a speech at Annunciation square.—New Orleans Times-Democrat. j* xjosc opportunity. It was near one of the large railroad stations, A ^raau rather advanced in years, whose old fashioned attire and open!mouthed wonderment proclaimed that he - was a visitor from the rural dis­ tricts and not accustomed to the every­ day sights of a large city, was suddenly accosted by a'sharp visaged youth with, \Mister yer propped yer .wallickV'^Aa be spoke be' hold forth a Jarge wallet well stuffed with old revenue \stamps covered with a;couple of dollar bills.. Dncle Rube lookedjat the greenbacks bulging ont.of \thowkllet with equally protrpdiug eyes,, hesitated just ode mo- meui ajid tben, his Oupidity eyidently \ getting the, better of bim, reached for. it. \Hold on; give us a tenner furst,\ exclqimed the possessor, of the wallet. The old man quickly put his baud in : bis trousers pogket; but, after a*mo­ ment, drawing forth his empty hand, ! he .drawled out, \Take it out o' the i wallet.\' The youth, olosing the wali'et with ill concealed disgust, turned on his heel and burried off. The stranger in \town looked after, tbe youth a moment, and then,'muttering, \Gol dern I.Missed it ag'iu. I told Sal I'd need more'n §8,\ hB resumed his peaceful way.—Phila­ delphia .Record. 1S9S was our banner year. Tbe reason is plain. Good goods and fair prices are bound to win. We tyave'a few . ' Lais' .w Coals ' Which We. Will Close Out ; At LOW PRICES. We bave just received a new assortment of the celebrated Ferfts Waists! 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