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Commercial advertiser. (Potsdam Junction, N.Y.) 1873-1958, July 24, 1895, Image 4

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('OnMlllilHERTISER WEDNESDAY. JULY-24. 1S95. SOFT BLACK EYES. What a trivial thine: will color the whole of a man's life! How small an in- uulent compared to the large future he has mapped for himself, may make or mar it! I learned all this and more one sultry May day in Mexico five years ago. I had been sent to Mexico as chief of a surveying corps to establish the bound- aries of the Santa Anita grant, which lay along the Rio Claro jnst outside the city of Chihuahua. It was a responsi- ble position for a young man, and I held my head high. It was the day of La Fiesta de Ran Guadalupe. The saint himself had been dead, I understood several hundred years, but in Mexico that doesn't make any difference; the longer they are dead the more they are thought of and the bigger a birthday party they have. Al- most every other week contains the feast day of MOIIIH saint or saintess and , trade and commerce are suspended to do the occasion justice. The natives of Mexico are the most perennially pious people on earth. Why, I have known them—men in my own employ—to be so enthused over the post- • humous birthday of some long dead saint that they would get up in the gray dawn to go about celebrating it. This ' morning—the morning of Guadalupe's feast day—the whole force of peons un- der me had struck. No chainman, uo flagman, no axeman was left me. Only Sims and Bailey, my two American as- sistants, stayed behind. When I began abusing them for the customs of Mexico, they said while they did not care remote- ly for the saint to whom it was dedi- cated, still they were glad it was a holi- day, and they thought they would go up stream and fish awhile. They were on- ly indifferent laymen, without any re- ligious feeling. When 1 was left alone in camp I spent a short time on my held notes, when it Came over me that 1 was wasting the du>. .lust outside the chaparral the , ijver was lau^hius< and murmuring in the open. It seemed to ask me to walk beside it. The adobe hilts along its banks were tenaiitless; their inmates had gone to the teast. But. strange sight, thereat the bend of the riser where the waters were the merriest, was a solitary worker, and whatever she was doing she was doing with-a vnn. A dark-eyed, dark-haired daughter of Spain she seemed to be, and yet she was working—and working hard .- -on a feast day! A tit of curiosity seized me to know what she was doing, and why she was doing it. 1 approached her with the question on m_\ lips: at what did she work, and por-kay I I spell it as I said it;. Softh she raised a pair of melting „ orbs, and sweetly and eloquently she answered me. From her reply, in the most musical language in the world. 1 gathered that she would tie at the feast, but that she must cleanse the soiled linen that lay around her on the sand, for the owner of it. a gentleman who was staying at the 1 iute.1 states Hotel, wanted lr by noon, and to-morrow would not do (she said this plaintively i. If it were not done by noon, she finished most p ithetically, s:ie would get no dmero. anil that she Heeded m the superlative degree. D.nero! Ah. the next most potent thing i.i Mexico to saints' Jay is mones. As her red lips told me this, her great black eyes waudeit-d from the soiled clothes at her teet to the spires of the . atheilral m the distance and the wav- ing foliage of the pl.iz.i where the feast- ing and merr\ making \V*H going on. .There was a look of sadness and longing m them as she ga/.ed. Being a tender lieurtfl man. 1 askud her it' there was aught 1 loiild ilo tor her. In a vvoiider- lul mixttue of Anglo Spanish, which L wivented while m Meuco, and which no one could e\er master but myself, I as- sured her 1 was at her servue it' she so desired, and asked how 1 could assist her. The black eyes flashed gratitude ere the scarlet month -aid m -IKHI 1 sweet tones: 'Would 1 sit on a rock beside her and rub the shirts of the gtntle- mau on a large rock with a very small rock.'\ • Looking back now in the light of ma- turer wi-ilmn. 1 can see that 1 should have declined that job on the ground that it was too tuuesthetic. But —I didn't. On the contrary. 1 accepted it jtfusively. There was a touch of ro- 'ian< e about it that appealed to me- ttle day itself appealed to me for the h si time, 1 began to feel something of the enthusiasm for feast days that had t.oken my men out before daybreak. 1 would not be so hard on them again, I thought. Truly it was a very pretty custom, and 1 began to .sympathize with it and to un- derstand it better. If San Guadalupe had not been so long interred, in the g'adness of my heart 1 would have .sent him a bouquet. All this 1 tried to con- tine to Lucia. It touched her; it sound- «•'. she said, like stories she had read in t he convent. Her name was a poem in itself: Lucia Palilalia (iarcia y Valdez. And mine? After that poem it seemed common to say that I was plain \Jack Biggs.\ But she anticipated me; she pointed to one of my business cards that had escaped my vest pocket when I threw it on the sand. \Meester Beegs, que no?\ she li ped, and it did not sound at all badly fujUi her lips. It was pleasant to know she did not dislike rtiy name; this was one way of saying, as everybody knows, that its owner was not disagreeable to her. As we talked we washed, and long be- fore noon the gentleman's shirts were at'l floating m the breeze from the low chaparral along the river bank. Lucia Eul.ih.i glanced gratefully and alternately at the snowy linen and at me. My natural thoughtfulness led me to suggest that we might do the family washing while we were about it. Her brother Antonio, the sheepherder whom she had mentioned with sisterly affei tion—did not his things have need of impress them with*it, when—gracious saints! Guadalupe and great Jehosaphat! Was that Maxwell! The man I had robbed of the valedictory in '87 at Ann Arbor? True, I had no grudge against him on that account, but my dream of meeting him again and \making it right'' had not been like this! Maxwell it was, with his stylish bride. He threw me a careless glance at first; then I be- gan to dawn on him, slowly but surely. He quizzed Lucia in miserable Spanish, in a cowardly way, 1 thonght. \Quien es?\ he said, indicating me. Smilingly, as if pleased so to honor me, Lucia presented me to Maxwell and his wife as \Miamigo Senor Beegs.\ I could feel that the blueing, and the soap root, and the river water were all min- gling in one grand river of perspiration toward the collar of my negligee shirt. I could feel that all the constellations in the heavens and all the mundane land- scape around me were waltzing giddily together. > ; ^NSUMPTION. ': f Care or tk* Patient, Th»t His fttUforisCi May Be LeMoned. . The raecesafni treatment of consump- tion—and by this is meant making the sufferer better able to bear his burden, if not actually lifting it from his shoul- ders—is largely a question of nursing, is me compenuou *UIUJU S M the disease has already gaineda topi- bicycle manufacturers for the records j n0,u medicine in most instances is of no being avail except in postponing the evil day, J if it were.. otherwise a few somewhat heavier than naual. The mo- tive power is derived from; a storage battery, applied to the rear axle. The operator sits well forward and controls the motor which steers the machine toy means of a lever. Three horse power is required to run the machine, which weighs\700 pounds. It is designated for a straightaway track. So great is the competition among that special pacing engines are built to aid in producing them. THE OPENING OF CONEY ISLAND. Th« lust Old Song* Prevail N«w tfcat I* U a Part of Brooklyn. Yesterday was the time for the annual opening of the Coney Island season, and , __ 0 therefore it opened. If it hadn't been : as by familiarizing ourselves with his for the cold weather, according to one ! temperament; his likes and dislikes, and, of the local sages, there would have been , above all, with his power of- endurance md even __.. I.eneial roles would be jnst as essential to insure th& comfort off thft. patient . while recovery js going on. In the first place, then, we must un- i derstand exactly the condition of the , consumptive, not so much by ascertain- ing the location and extent of his disease 50,000 visitors there, but as the weather was extremely cold and in the early part ,.. . _ _ . of the day threatened rain, the greater An intense longing for home par t of the expected crowd stayed away, and mother came over me that mere words cannot depict. For one wild mo- ment I thought I would rush into my old chum's arms and tell him all, like the wronged hero in the last act. I would say vehemently: \This is-not-me-reglar business-I'm-a- civil-engineer-at-$25u-a-month-rm-only- doing-this-for-4un,\ etc. But while I was thinking this—how often are our best intentions thwarted thus!—Maxwell coughed. It was not a consumptive cough. It was just a little grating sound that contained more painful surprise, and pity, anil regret than a volume of Browning could. That froze me as I stood—or sat. Fixedly I gazed at the Sierra Madres over his head, as if try- ing to fathom the \lost\ mines hidden there. Maxwell's watch ticked in the painful silence. \Alice he said, sternly, \we must not miss that train.\ , Out of my life they went, with the clothes I had washed for them, as sud- denly as they came in, I strained my ears to hear him say. \Poor fellow! To come to that- rather bright at college, but this country seems to rob a fellow of ambition \ Maxwell, I kuew, was never a secretive man: they were going East, and, well--- Lueia Eulalia gathered up the extra coins he had thrown her for me and said, softly: \Have you sad, seuor \ \Yes I said, sickness; I would and the \grand sacred concerts\ in the concert halls were not patronized very liberally. Oceans of \weiss\ beer re- mained unsold. There was one concert hall, however, which seemed to be prospering greatly, considering the chilly atmosphere. A young woman in street clothes, for fancy costumes are not allowed in Coney Island on Sundays now, and with a paper-amd- snd resistance. j If we will bear these things in mind ' we may be able to do all that is possible 1 (or the sick one—namely, to enable him to withstand the onslaught of the dis- ease until nature shall gain the control- ling hand. So successful is this method 1 of treatment that it often results in a ! complete or at least a temporary euro. Consumption is one of the most de- vitalizing of diseases. Not only does it attack the lungs, but the action of the nervous system is sooner or later seri- ously interfered with, the digestion im- comb voice; was singing some last snitn- | paired, and the simplest form of excite mer's song, accompanied by a fiddle aiad ment renders even the circulation of the a piano that hadn't been tuned since the blood dangerous from being overactive, songs were laid by. An inebriated ^Hisi- j We shall come nearest to striking at tor, who made the mistake of leaving Ms the root of all these troubles if we direct overcoat at home, happened along just as our energies toward limiting the fre- the young woman sang: queucy and severity of the cough, and in There's only one girl i this we have not only to follow the ad- Iu all the world for me. i vice of the physician, taking care thut This induced the visitor to go in an^ take a seat. After paying for a glasi of \weiss beer,\ he turned his attention to the stage, just as the paper-and-corab voice began: You can't tone me, Chatter, You tried lu every maiidtf For to shake xour lit tit W .ana. But you roulUfTt lose me, I'harlejr. The visitor complained to the barker who happened to lie liossing the place that it was last year's song and he BUS pected it was last year's girl. The barker threaten**! to put him out. He left in disgust, and on his way up Ithe Bowery he was followed by a police- man, who seemed anxious to break ithe I have Sadness, also ' long spell of inactivity. Fortunately go back to camp at he attempted to smash a \Grand Sacred once.\ As I drew on my spattered coat and vest over tired arms. 1 said, almost earn- estly: \Lucia Eulalia (iarcia y Valdez, I shall never forget this day of the fiesta of Sau Guadalupe.\ Nor have I. -San Francisco Argo- naut. A NEGRO'S FIDELITY. He en Tii, Still Watchen Over Hia Old Master's Grave, WKlt!u|£ t o Join HJui. The attitude of the Southern slaves during the civil war was extraordinary. Thousands of white women and chil- dren, whose fathers and husbands had joined the Confederate army, were left in charge of family servants and were dependent upoii their fidelity and serv- ice for protection and daily bread. Rarely indeed did one of these negroes betray his trust. Hundreds of body servants accompanied their masters to the army, nursed them when sick or wounded and \toted\ them home to recover health or to he buried. A pa- thetic illustration of a body servant's fidelity was seen by Mr. W. L. Williams, a traveling salesman. I saw a pathetic instance at Greens- boro of a negro's tideliu, said Mr. Wil- . liams. About ten miles from the town I saw a grave with a marble slab at its head. Seated near it was an old negro with a hunch of flowers, which he was placing upon the mound. I stopped my horse and spoke to him. \Whose jjrave is that, uncle?\ I asked. \Marse Tom's, boss. I'm his nigga.\ \<)h. no, yon are no man's nigger now. Di'lu't you ever know thut you Were free?\ \Duniio nuffin' 'bout dat. sir. I'se Marse Tom's nigga. sail, an' he's waitin' , foh me suah up dar. Dese nan's done tote him frmn dat place (ley call Hhiloh, an' he died while I wah totin 'im; jest closed his eyes an' went to sleep, an' • when I comes to cross the ribber ob Jordan he jes' hoi' out his ban's an' he tells de angel at de gate who I be. an' he lets me in. I dreamed 'bout it las' night, boss.\ I was interested in the old fellow and wanted to hear his story. The slab at the grave told me that it was that of \Col. Tom Winn, killed at the battle of Shiloh.\ ami I (questioned the faithful negro further: \How old are yon. uncle?\ \'Mos' a hundred. I reckon, sah.\ \Were you in the war?\ \Went wif Marse Tom. sah. I'se his nigga, an' he's in heaben. I'se jest awaitin' til dene old Ixmes. weary wid trabellin' olierde road, '11 take me to de ribber. when Marse Toin'll help his ole nigga ober.\ \Were you with him when he was killed?\ \1 was right dar, lioss. Done pick 'im Up an' toted 'im to dat place dey call Corinth; den I foun' a train, got to de place dey call Chattanooga: de nex' day we wah in Atlanta. Marse Tom den in glory. Dis heah niggah lef to ten' his body. Dey buried im when I got 'im heah, an' dis nigga jes' lef to ten' his grave an' keep de flowers heah.\ I found upon inquiry that the story was true. For a quarter of a century the faithful negro had done nothing but attend the grave of his young master, whose body he brought from northern Mississippi to central Georgia. —Cin- cinnati Inquirer. Koncert\ sign and he was arrested land locked up. There was a merry-go-round in work- ing order yesterday. It was patronized pretty liberally, but each timorous nudi- vidual seemed satisfied with one trip. The blasts from the ocean, coining at the rate of about thirty miles an hour, ren- dered it no easy job for the riders to kwep their hats on. Police Captain Clayton sat in his office all day ready to do his duty by the public in keeping the peace, but his active in- tervention was not required. The ar- rest above recorded was the only one of the day. his directions are exactly carried out, but we must give careful attention to nursing. To prevent the first paroxysm of cough- ing, which is usually incited in the morning by the exertion of rising, a warm cup of tea or an eggnog should be I taken before the patient leaves the bed. A glass of something warm, like hot milk or grnel, should also be taken be- fore retiring, and plenty of time should be allowed in preparing for the bed. The patient should sleep in blnnkets, and a glass of warm drink should be placed within reach in case he should wake through the night. If the presence of food in the stomach causes the reappearance of the cough after meals, sume suitable preparation of pepsin should be used to husteu the digestion, and an hour or two's rest should he taken immediately after the meal.—Youlh's Companion. AN AVENUE OF IDOLS. GEN. GRANT'S SUCCESS. The There was no time like the I said: \it might set in to- il id rain for months—who V\ present, morrow knows?\ Lucia Eulalia looked at the contra- dicting blue of the skies, and laughed at my weather pr^opnV;ies, but she ran t» her adobe dwelling a. few rods away and brought from it a bundle of An- tonio's \things.\ They had apparently been waiting for me for years. His wardrobe ranged from bandanas to dingier overalls. As I warmed up to the ambitious task of cleansing them, under Lucia Eulalia's approving smiles, all nature seemed to smile; the sun shone wann and warmer; the river ran blue and bluer—for Lucia had \blued\ it. She had also \allowed\ the root of a whole soap tree to Antonio's garmeuts. SShe was right in doing this, but, some- how, in my struggle with the sheep- herdiug stains of six months, I had dis- tributed a good deal of lather over my person. When this unaccustomed fa- tigue began to show on me, Lucia Eulalia asked softly if I \had- tire.\ \Oh no:\ I was declaring, \I have no tire,\ when some approaching American voices wore heard. Lucia clapped her hands tragically, and. running to the chaparral, began hastily to gather the lrtieu therefrom. I caught from her manner that the owner of the shirts had tired of waiting and was coming for them. I had divined aright, but I had not divined far enough. As they emerged from the alameda to the west of the ver, I could see they were a lady and gentleman. 1 had almost managed a look of industry and Innocence, as they approached us, and raised my eyes to AN IMPRISONED BIRD. How a Little Humming Bird Wa« Held In the fetal of a Flowier All Night. Nature is a very loving and careful mother, and it is seldom, within a civil- ized community, that any accident be- falls her little ones for which her higher creation, man. is not directly responsi- ble. In view of this fact, the following little incident seemB interesting: A lady of New Orleans relates that some days since the first humming bird of the season made its appearance in her garden, sipping indiscriminately from the wealth of sweetc. Late in the afternoon she observed the little fellow hovering around a spike of Annuncia- tion lillies, which had shot up perfectly laden with bells. The next morning early when she went out for a matitu- dinal stroll through the garden she heard a fluttering and faint cheeping from the neighborhood of the lily bed. For some time she could Ree nothing to account for the faint sounds, but at last was astonished to discover that one of the lily beds had closed its-petals, im- prisoning the humming bird within. It is probable thai the bird had buried its beak too far in and extracted so much honey as to cause the already fading flower to collapse suddenly, thus hold- ing him close bound all night long. —Philadelphia Times. TO REDUCE BICYCLE RECORDS. An Electric Pace Maker, with Ttare* Hone Power, to Shatter Wtwlmea. Charles R. Culver, a well known bicy- cle trainer, of Springfield, Mass., has in- vented and patented an electric carriage for pacing wheelmen, which is expected to bring the record for a mile down to a minute. It has three wheels, is eleven feet long over all, pointed at the front end, and from four to five feet high. To avoid air resistance as far as possible „_. the contrivance is shaped like half of a f\ morning? Indomitable Eautgj of the Pilgrim* Crystallised in the Hero. In a retrospective glance at the re- markable and comparatively brief oafeer of Grant, the basis of his surpassing success may be found in the sturdy quality of his Puritan ancestors, their lofty moral principles and unflinching, aggressive resoluteness of action evem in the humblest issnes of colonial life. It waffrom such stock that came the in- domitable energy in surmounting all ' obstacles that this great leader showed ' from the first moment he was given op- portunity. \I propose to move on your works immediately,\ was his terse an- swer to the temporizing Buckner. The ' fall of Fort Donelson and the first hope that dawned upon the Federal airaas verified the confidence of the almost untried general and marked the path that his unerring genius had already outlined. His own personal record in the dark days of the sad ending of hiA life in physical anguish and material privation • was in touch with the lofty and flawless- \ 'v honorable dictum of his memorable [ laugural. In the supreme moment of a financial disaster in which he was the , innocent victim of a designing associate, ' he gave his all to keep his bond, and went forth in the winter of his life pen- : niless, but with an unsullied name. , Then came the never-to-be-forgoitten closing battle with the grim destroyer, in which the great hero, while van- quished at last, yet triumphed in the noble contest he waged to leave his fam- ily protected from grim poverty by his later victory with the pen. Well may the great leader's comrades in the field welcome the day to commemorate the glory of a great general and a great patriot. She Went Harseir. Wife—My dear, I need a little more of this stuff and some trimming to match. I wish you would drop into Bigg, Sale& Co.'s and get it. Husband (a smart fellow)—Let me see. Oh, I know. That's the store where they have so many pretty girls, isn't it'r \Y-e-B.\ •Yes, I remember. That blond girl at the trimming counter knows your tastes and will doubtless select justt the • sort of trimming you want—I mean the girl with the golden hair, alabaster skin, blue eyes and sweet little—\ \There are a number of things I want i down town. Never mind, dear. I'll go and get them myself.\—New York Weekly. Slow to Tumble. She had now become desperate. \Your family has a grand name,\ ha j observed. Jg&k | \I would prefer almost any otSer,\ , she rejoined with a promptness sufficient 1 to suggest that she had given the sub- i ject thought. After a time she sat as one in a trance, and wondered what would be the chances of his tumbling if a wheat elevator were to precipitate itself apon 1 him.—Detroit Tribune. A Double How of Japanese Bnddhan I Which Cannot lie Counted Close to this interesting pool is the I avenue of images, representing the • Amida Buddha. The idols vary in size, \ but are similar in design. There are sev- eral hundred of them altogether, and ; they sit facing one another in two long rows. We asked the little Jap who brought us to the place how many of them there were. In an awed whisper he replied, \ Nobody knows. \ Then he told lis how impossible it was to count them. Each image was made unsightly by having numbers of little bits of paper stuck on to it and chewed bits of paper which had been spat at it. The object of this disfiguration we failed to discover, though our friend Hojo informed us they were put on by the young priests, a part of whose novitiate it was to attempt to count the Bnddhas. There is evidently something wrong with these idols, for no one has ever been able to reckon them up the same twice over, in spite of sticking a piece of paper to tick each one off. Of course two unsuperstitious Englishmen were uot tu be humbugged by native stories, so M. tmy traveling companion) and I, thinking the whole thing ridiculous, de- tided to count the mysterious images. We started on co-operative lines, each taking a side of the avenue, Our efforts, however, were fruitle-ss, for we had not numbered off more than u dozen each, before M. (wins* eyes Were not so good as they had oucabeeu) shouted across to me: \I say, I saw one of them on your Bidemoving. I'm certain I did. They're uncanny. Let's give it up.\ Thia inter- ruption of courso up»et all my calcula- tions, but we soon came on the moving image, which turned out t o be nothing more than one of the old Frenchmen, seated peacefully among the stutnes and looking in his white clothes for all the world like a jolly, fat, old Buddha.— Uentleman's Magazine. Jw^ils^and i jspcoad tdiotywai henou Dr.. iforaok; has. %rohght under the JiOtico= of Jhe Polytechnic gocif t$ of Berlin a means &'4i.s&rt^tfa£'weU$ wBch he eraplbys •with success. ..tt^ Cb^usisrs-in. \waspehaing in the mputh of thefwellan e#ihenware dish oontiining 6<ji to ICiO grams C*l gramf,is.abotvV 10 grains) Of. bromine, whfoh, being- volaple,in air, forms; a dense, vapor that fijla': the. well, and is absorbed by the wafer, thm disinfwtaug it The water> it is true, has n slight taste of Jirpmiue for a: time, bat ia^bole- some ohotlgh.—London Globa UOWBWM. \And whare's ^PPolBh^* inouired the returned oiubha|n, who was posting himself. \Isliesfciltcourtjagthatbright western girl?\ ' \Oh no,\ replied his friend. \She jollied him for- six nrmths or more and fooled him at lost. *' \Ah a sympathetic sigh, \she rejected him, did 8ne? ,, \Notmuch. She married him.\—De- troit Free Press. A Hope Barometer. * In th$ office of the Des Moines Regis- ter is the best barometer in the state. It consists of an ordinary rope attached to the carrier box belt ween the first and fourth floors, making it nearly CO f*et loujf. This rope is \vouderfnlly sensitive to changes in the utmosphere. At least .21 ljours toforo the uvorage rain it be- gins to: iighteu by v the absorption of moViure. Its predictions nearly always couio time. ASSIST NATURE a little now and then in removing offend- ing matter from the •toumcli and bowels and you thereby /-avoid a multitude -Of distressing <lc- Tnttgeiuents and dis- eases, nnd will have less frequent need of your doctor's service. Of all known agents for this pur- pose. Dr. Pierce's PleRHtuit Pellets are the best. Once iiM-d. they are al- «n)« In fnvor. Their secondary ef- fect Is to keep the bowels o p e tt and regular. Lot to fur- . , . , tlier constipate, as *\1*' '» the case with I Other pills. Hence, their great popularity 1 with aufferers fiom hahilual constipation, | piles and their attendant disccmiunt and i manifold detaiifreineutH The ' Pellets\ ] are purely vegetable mid perfectly harmless I hi »ny condition of llie system. No care ia | required while using litem: they do not ! interfere with the diet, huhlts or occupa- I tion, and produce no pain, griping or shock to the Bystem. They act in a mild, easy and natural way and llicle is no reaction after- ward, Their help tails The Pellets cure biliousness, sick and bilious headache, diasiiiess. cosliveness. or constipation. Hour stomach, loss of appetite, coated tongue, iudieexitou. or dyspepsia, windy belching*. \ heartburn.\ pam and distress after caling. and kindred derange- ments of the liver, suntuacu and bowels. In proof of their inpenot excellence, it can be truthfully said, that Uiey are always adopted as a household remedy after the first trial. Put up in sealed, glass vials, therefore alwavx fresh umi reliublc. One I little \Pellet\ it a laxative two are mlldy cathartic As a \dinner pill \ lo promote digention ot lo relieve i!i«utHS front over- , eating, take one after dinner. They are $&i#ions-^ite& of anipak,-reptiles\ or in-:! iteqts;-&ce^iaijtly soothidand^^quicMy cured i ^iftPaih-KlileTi It, counteracts the effect ] Of tfi^po^ojft allay$ the urritatiori* reduces; jUte s^sffinjer. ^d^toir« the: pain. When you i^: : , 'Ss0agil^ii-ifi.. picnic of on a&y outing! Irijj, ibe; sure '#d itake a bot^e of iifor. all p^^hiternal <?r? erfeiftalr^it, ias^nc*. jirjiuil,- and for-Cholera Morbus, Piarrhoea and Blysehtery, i£i> ^hnost a specific. Sold every-i where at 25c, , a, bottle* . (Quantity hits,\ .bees daubled^ Accept ho imi- tation*of**ubsritnte« 'The genuine bears the hatrjer--&jmte-DAVJS & SON. iM^ BA3 JUST BEEN\ RESTOCKED WITEE: •%. ' M START THE DAY ARIGHT WITH JAVA and MOCHA. .. 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LARGE LINE OF Commercial Stationery! JUST RECEIVED AT THIS OFFICE. EuDY FAMILY England's Greatest Quartette of Acrobats, Now Seen for the First Time in America., I liey cliild will tiny «u(far coated gmuiules: any reaoily take thrni Acceiu no «ul)«litnte that mav be recom- mended to be \jn-t a*. J;i>od '' It ni.iy be beltrt I'm the deuiei liec-tui»e of paying him a belter piont. but lie is not the one who needs hein E. C, MORRIS SAFE CO, (Incorporated.) Capital «2a0.000! Successors to E. P. liorris & Co., 64 Sudburv St., Boston, Mass FIRE AND' BURGLAR PROOF SAFES. ARTISTIC JOB PRINTING. The rapid strides of advancement that have been made in the art of printingdurinethe past few years, have called forth extraordinary ef- forts on the part of American type-founders to surpass each other in the production of new *nd artistic faces in type, cuts, borders and other labor-saving material for the printing office. Their specimen books are filled with unique de- signs and modern styles, which are so alluring to the progressive printer that he cannot resist the temptation to buy even in the dullest sea- son. With this condition confronting us, we have'restocked the job department of our offlc. with a complete assortment of handsome type, cuts, borders and labor-saving material from the best foundries in the country, making it one of the best eq ' - ... ~ part of the State. new and stylish t,., lalmr-saving con veniene^s^we are now prepared to ftjl orders for all kinds of Job Printing on short notice, and at astonishingly low prices. Stylish Wedding Cards, Elaborate Bali Cards. Visiting and Business Cards, Printna in the latest and most approved styles -and satisfaction guaranteed. ting in In MANY PEOPLE WONDER THAT ALL IRS WOELD'S GREATEST BAREBACK RIDERS 9Pke Boortey, qhas. W. VisSx, Cecile Lowande, Daniel Leon, Wm. De Van, Edward Sbipn. M'lle Elena. Julia Lowande, Marian Lealie. • Akir\Aiirn frsrwmr- Nine Flexible Models in Clasilo Statuary LANDAUER TRQUPE andPiotureiquo Pyramid.. AKIMOTO'S TROUPE of Imperial JAPANESE EQUILIBRISTS MOST COMPLETE ZOOLOGICAL DISPLAY ON EARTH I ONLY GIANT GIRAFFE | MONSTER^IPPOPQTAMUS It Was Effective, Though. Mrs. Wiggles—What did Mr. Waggles say when he proposed to you? Mrs. Waggles—Do you know, we both of us tried to remember that the very next day and neither of us could.— Sornerville (Miss.) Journal. G*Mroai t o • 7»alt* \And what are you going to give your little sister for a birthday pres- ent?\ \I'm going to ask papa to get laer a football, and then I'll show her how to play.\—Ottawa (Canada) Free Preisa, Graatnass Thrust Upon Him. School Visitor—Now then, boy num- ber 1, who wrote \Macbeth?\ Boy Number One (trembling violent* ly)—Please sir, I didn't. School Visitor—I know you didn't; but who did? Boy Number One (with a spasm of virtue)—Please bir, I don't wanter be a telltale, but it wuss Bob Buster, over in de corner seat. I see him a-doin\ of it.— Judge. Unfair Advantage. \Jack is a hateful fellow.\ \Why?\ \He said he would marry some other girl if I refused him.\ 4,000 Miles With a WheelVarrow. In 1H78 Lyman Potter of New York state performed the prodigious task of pushing a coniniuu \paddy\ wheelbar- row ucrusa thu continent. He started from his home on Dane Btreet, Albany, uu the morning of April 10, 1878, and arrived in San Francisco on the after- noon of Oct. 6 of the same year, being almost exactly 17a days (five hours and three minutes over) in performing the wearisome feat. Potter was a shoe- maker, and Che trip was the result of a wager made by some friends who be- lieved that such a trip would occupy at least 200 days. The wager was $1,000, but Potter made between three nnd five times that sum advertising for different parties along the route. The wheelbar- row wus made specially for the use to which it was put and weighed but 75 pounds. The distance traveled by Pot- ter was exactly 4,085^ miles.—St Louis Republic. Th« Alan Ho Wanted. \I beg your pardon,\ said one man to another in a railroad train, \but I am che manager of a museum, and I have a vacancy now for a strong man.'' \Well what of it?\ \Why sir, I saw yon open the car window with no apparent effort, and I thought perhaps we could agree on the terms and you could begin your en- gagement immediately.\—Detroit Free Press. HOWE BROTHERS! Mating** to Hold HO I.arg« a Trade uhfii ' otlior Deulerw Cry Ht«r.l Times. i • This is easily explained. They study • the wuiits of- the people, and always . keep in Htuck jns.t whnt they want, j Jnst now BICYCLES nre nil the rnuo, nnd everybody wnnts the Ixwt. Howe Brothers have them — the TELEGRAM is the nest Bicycle made. As the warm wave approaches the demand for OIL STOVES increases and they are showing some elegant ones which are hard to beat. Among these the New Process Gasoline Stove is an attractive card. Their large line of Hardware includes Cooking Stoves, Ranges, duns and Ammunition. Fishing Tackle, etc., comprising the finest and best selections ever Hbown in the market. done on scientific principles at lowest prices. Screen Doors and Windows furnished, at.d Builders' Hardware of every description always on hand. THE CEl.KBRATED AMERICAN SEAL PAINT, None better, is going like hot cakes this spring. Those who have once used it will have no other. Sample -color cards furnished on application. HOWE BROS.. Opposite Town Hall. CANTON, N. Y. For Sale ON EASY TERMS, A PORTABLE SAW IHLL1 Racing Glories of Old Rome, together with the Exciting Contests of the Modern Turf. Two and Four-Horse Chariot Races, Standin?, Hurdle, Obstacle and otter Races. GRANDEST FttEE PAGEANT ever icen on the Btreeti of »ny City, lenre* the Show Sioondi at IO o'clock on the Morning or (he Exhibition. Ten Uodi or Malic. Hotcow'a Silver Chime*. Steam Calliope. Royal Carriage! from Kingly Court.. RanU SiifcH, Bank Vaults, Bank Vault DnorH, and Deposit Work of all klndH. The Best Safe in the World, lfiujino in n«e. Always Preserve their Contents. CUiiiiiplon Itecord In all the Great Fires. Ono of the largest and b\est equipped factories in the country hiis just been erected near Bos- ton, fitted with the latest and most approved tools, wliich render facilities for manufacturing the best work at the lowest prices, *menualle3 by any other concern in the country. Our uliu is to give the best construction and most improvements for tfce least amount of money. Estimates and specifications furnished iipou Of Bin Heads Note Heads, Letter Heads, Cir- culars, Statements, Envelopes, and other com- mercial printing, we make a specialty, and carry in stock a line of Paper, Cards and Envel- opes that cannot fail to please. If you want anything in the line of printing, it will be to your advantage to call at the OO.MMKIU'IAL ADVERTISER office and see us be- fore placing your orders. J. D. TRACEY. Proprietor. application. AGENTS WANTED. CATARRH IS STRICTLY A LOCAL DISEASE AND IS THE RESULT OF SUDDEN CLIMATIC CHANGES. DON'T MISS IT. TWO COMPLETE PERFORMANCES DAILY at 3 and 8 O'CLOCK ONE SO-CENT TICKET ADMITS TO ALL THE COMBINED SHOWS CHILJDIUEIV UNDER 12, KLAJL.F PRICE. tjrAsk Your Ticket Agent for Bailroad Excursion Bates. Gottvevneur, Wednesday, «iu.Iy 31. Potsdam. Thursday, August 1. ELY'S CREAM BALM is acknowledged to be the most thorough cure for Nasal Catarrh, Cold In Head and Hay Fever uf all rumedies. It opens and cleanses the naual passages, allays pain and inflammation, heals the sores, protects the membrane from colds, restores the senses of taste and smell. The balm is applied directly into the nostrils, is quifkly absorbed and gives relief at once. The results that follow catarrh, duet*} the dropping of poisonoUH matter into the throat, are irrita- tion of the bronchial tubes and Horenessof the R EFEREE'S SALE.—SUPREME COUBT.—Duncan M. Robertson as executor of the last will, and testament of Leicester Burnett, deceased, vs. Allen Owens, Ellen Owens and Emily Wiser. In pursuance and by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure and sale made in the above entitled action, on the 19th day of September, 1892, the subscriber, >a referee duly appointed for that purpose, will sell at the law office of D. M. Robertson, in the village of Canton, on the 3d da,y of August, 1896, at 10 Vplock in the fore- nqon, the real estate directed by said judgment to be sold, and described as follows: All those tracts or parcels of land situate in the town of Gouverneur, county of St. Law- rence and State of New York, and described as follows: First parcel being 46 acres to be cut off from the easterly part of lot No. 8 on Crooked Creek as the same was surveyed by C. A. Parker in Sept., 1843, by a line running parallel to the westerly line of said lot No. 8, and so far distant therefrom as to contain 46 acres, being the same land sold to Samuel Peck by Edwin Dodge and wife, Nov. 2d, 1819, and recorded in St. Lawrence County Clerk's office, lungs accompanied by a cough. In all such cases ve recommend Pineola Balsam to be used in •ounectiou with CmimJ3alm. PINEOLA COUGH 'BALSAM will be found excellent for all throat and lung inflammation and for asthma. Consumptives will invariably derive benefit from its use, as it quickly abates the cough, renders expectora- tion easy, assisting nature in restoring wasted tissues. There is a large per- centage of those who suppose their cases to be con- sumption who are only suffering from a chronic cold or deep seated cough, often aggravated by catarrh. Both remedies are pleasant to use. Price of Cream Balm, 50c. per bottle; Pineola Balsam, Sic. In quantities of $2.50 we will deliver free of express or postage on receipt of amount. ELI BEOS., 56 Warren St., N. Y. WIT IS THEfflATTER? A GOOD SUGGESTION. ROCHESTER, N. Y.—John Davis. of Bibbs gave a Natural. Who was the man quarter to at the hotel yoa this* torpedo boat. The curved roof or top extends back beyond the body of the machine, affording a shelter from the wind to the flying record breaker. The carriage is mounted on ordinary bicycle wheels, with pneumatic tires. Gibba— An old literary friend of mine- author of \How to Get Rich in the Sooth.\ ThtoldeBt known plant used for food is atpavagiu.—Boston Herald. < ~w this city, took a severe cold and suffered ? ftii> through the back and kidneys, lis physician pronounced his case S-avel. and failed to help him. Dr. avid Kennedy's Favorite Remedy was recommended, nnd after taking two bottles be was cured. It baa never failed in gravel or urinary troubles. About half a pint of water ia said to be'thrown off by the lungs every half hour. c» A Valuable Find. After years of study and labor, there has at last been discovered a sare and never-failing remedy. It had been tested on patients, who have despaired bf ever being cured, and the results have peen, in every case, wonderful. GroflfB Rheumatism Cure is unequalled as a oositive remedy in all cases of Chronic and Acute Inflammatory Rheumatism, Gout, Lumbago, Sciatoca; Neuralgia, especially Ovarian Neuralgia; Dys- menorrhea and all kindred affections, It is also a Blood Purifier, being es- pecially useful in Eczema, Psoriasis,. Scrofula, all Glandular Enlargements and diseases of the Liver and Kidneys. It is absolutely free from all narcotics. Severe attacks are relieved in from one to three days and n positive cure nfleoted in from five to eighteen days. For safe by Conkey & Gnlley. For Over Fifty Ye»rt MRS. WrNBtow's Soormsa BVKUP has boon used by millions of raothen for thoir children while teething-. If diirtuibed »t night and broken pf your rort by a nick child, miHoring •nd crying with pain of Cntttn* Teeth send at once and get» bottle of \Mw. winrtow'a Sooth- ing Syrup\ for Children Teething. It will re- lieve the poor little nufferer Immediately. • De- pend upon it, mothers, there i* no mistake about It. It onres dlarrhcM. rewulaten the stomach and boweU.ourenWind CoMcsoftens thoGnnw, reduces Inflammation, and gives tone and en- ergy to the whole system, \Mrs Window'* Soothing Syrnn\ for children teething h> pleas- ant to the taste and I> the: prescription of one the oldest and beat female physiciana and nurses In the United States. Prioe twenty.fi ve cents a bottle. Sold by all o>nggists throughout the world. Be sure and ask for \1U« wintcow'* 8oQ**i»aSTJnn».\ Twenty-five Horse Power Also One Curtis Shingle Mill, Jointer and Rosser, with Shaft- ing, Hangers, Pullers and new Belting—a most complete out- fit, at good prices and easy terms. The present owner is going south, on account of poor health, and desires to get out of the business. t For terms and full.particu- lars call on or address W. B. BARLOW, Water Stre4|t> Canton, N. Y. The Cosmopolitan >»<•»••••••»••••••' > Which was the Most Widely Circulated Illustrated Magazine In the World during 1894. oooo Monthly < AT A MERELY NOMINAL, PRICE. N O HOME is complete without tliP local pnppr and one of the great illustrated monthlies r. ]>- resenting the thought and talent of the world. I lur- ing one year the ablest authors, the cleverest artist.. give you in THE COSMOPOLITAN 1536 pages, with over 1200 illus>troti>Wv An.l you can have all •only §2.00 much less than this, Loth your local pa- ju r and THE COSMOPOL- n AN-, fi a year- ).>u formerly paid for THK COSMOPOLITAN alone, when it was not so good a magazine as now. in Book of Deeds No. WB,L... Second parcel is situate in Gouverneur afore- said and described as follows: Beginning at the N. W. corner of lot No. 4 of the Edwin Dodge Crooked Creek lots and running thence along the line of lot No. 8 K. 2T° W\ 40 chains, 88 links to the northwesterly corner thereof; thence TT. w B-.-iaf'far that a? line running thence S. 27° E. parallel to the first above de- scribed line to the line of lot No. 4 aforesaid; thence along said line to the place of beginning, containing 40 acres. Being the same conveyed by Charles Anthony and wife to Orville Peck December 8th, 1867, and recorded in the clerk's office aforesaid, in Book of Deeds 88 C, at page 578. Third parcel is situate in Gouverneur aforesaid described as follows: Beginning at a stake and stones standing at the N. E. corner of the Cyrus Vails lot running thence N. 21J<j 0 W. 42 chains to a stake and stones; thence 8. 83%° W. 11 chains 15 links to a post and stones; thence 3. 241^° E. 41 chains 20 links to a stake and stones; thence S. 40tg° E. 10 chains 93 links to the place of be™— 1 — — *-«-«-- \ - by 1 eonveyedl. „ ....-v, to Daniel Gardiner and recorded in the clerk's office aforesaid, in Book No. 88 C t of Deeds, at pag- \\ —-*-•--••\ ated June 17th. 1— .,. _. ELLSWORTH, Referee. D. M. ROBERTSON, Att'y. age 25, making in all 127 acres to be sold. Dated June 17th. 1895. H7D. ELLSWORTH. Refe D. M. ROBERTSON, Att'y. R EFEREE'S SALE.—SUPREME COURT.—Jennie Ellison and Ella Ellison vs. Eva C. Tuttle, Prank B. Tuttle, Duane C. Tuttle and Alice Tuttle. In pursuance and by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure and sale made in the above entitled action on the 3d day of May, 1895, the subscriber, a referee duly appointed for that purpose, will sell at the'law office of D. M. Robertson in the of Canton, on the 18th day of July, A. THB cosMoroi.il AICS Nr.v, HUM 1 You can't afford to m-iss this. Send your order at once, accompanied by $2.00, for one year's subscription to both the Commercial Advertiser and the Cosmopolitan, to J. D. TRACEY, .Canton, N. Y. WHAT BRINGS RELEASE FROM DIRT AND GREASE? WHY DONT YOU KNOW? SAPOLIO The Commercial Advertiser and the Twice-a-Week World, BOTH PAPERS FOR $1.50 PER YEAR. SUBSCRIBE NOW. * • ft Th« only *a*>, cure *a4 w wliabl* V«male ?XX<& eT«roff«red to Lodi^i, •apeoUUy raoomxiumd< _ I «d *S, WKttUft. Xritdlea. Why do you not look around before yon build anil get tbe lowest prices for the best work Y I will sell a Four-lighted Window, 12x28, grade A glass, H inch Sash, - - $1.30 Two-lighted Windows, 24x30, grade A, glass double thick, 1 i inclrSash, for 1.95 Outside doors, 6 paneled, 1J inch thick, for .... 1.80 and upwards. .Inside Doors, 2 ft. 6x6 ft. 6, for - 1.40 and down. * Don't forget the place, J lint bark of the Blentiio Light Plant, Canton, N. Y. J. W. RUSHTON. cannot break ;a Ball's Corset. It is as supple as the skin, and is guaranteed. CLELANB AUSTIN. ^olf 8»le by OKO. P, [OTTM OHCKMICIAX. G&» ItOGKIW, »r.UKKl*t, CHiiton, N. It. m Cleveland, Ohio. I There Is one DRESS STAY that | Won't melt apart, Can't cut through the dress, Don't stay bent. i -ft'Is BALL'S PEERLESS All lengths; ait colors. CLELAND AUSTIN. DR.nom PILLS if AT NaU 1>r &«Oi P, MOOCR8, OrugcUt, VCMUM, V. T., .JBMS;:, llMdtoOOn- ^\WLVAM k CONSUMPTIVE latin*. land situate in toe town of Canton, county of St. Lawrence and State of Now York, being part of mile squares S and U of tbe 7th Range and apart of Lot No, 8; Beginning at theN. E. corner of C.N. Con- key's Smith Lot, so oalled, and running thence South 27° E along said Conkey's lot line 20 chains 33 links to Robert Hall's north-westerly corner; thence N. 03° E. 8 chains 40 links to the corner of the Lassell 8 27-100 acre lot; thence N 27° W.alongsaid Lassen's lot 20 chains 33 links to the south fine of said lot No. 8; thence along the same S. 03° W. a chains 40 links to the place of beginning, containing .Tacres of land. Also* another parcel of land in said town qf Canton, being part of mile square lot No. 6 in bounded thus: the 6th rang _ centre of the road leading from Canton to Beginning in the DeKulb at theN. easterly corner of C. N. Con- key's lot; thence South 43° East 42 chains 33 links to the mile line; thence N. 66° E. 5 chains 83 links: thence N. 23° W. 48 chains 70 links to the centre of the aforesaid road: thence S. 53° W. along the same 0 chains 2 links to the place of beginning, containing 33 acres of land. Both of said parcels being surveyed by I. W. Heaton, April 9,1889, and both being a«part of the Moses Tuttle farnrin the town of Canton aforesaid. Dated May 6,1895. HORACE D. ELLSWORTH, Referee. D. M. ROBBBTBOM, Plff's Atty. R EFEREE' Court.- Z: 8 S A L E.—SUPREME Abijah B. Shaw vs. Alfred J. Hatch, Fannie F. Hatch, Sylvester Bromle_; Samantha Bromley, Afeman I. Johnson, Clinton Murray, and Sherman W. Doollttle, Ini foreel action __.„ , ,— subscriber, a referee duly appointed for that purpose, will sell at tbe law njnee of D. M. >bortson, in day of Au noon, the ree the village of Canton, on the \\ at 10 o'clock to the fore- irected by said judgment Sd day of August, 1895, at\io o'clock to the fore- noon, the real estate directed by to \be sold, and described as follows All thatjparceiof Isnd situate in the town and village of Russell, county Of St. Lawrence and State of New York, being part of the brick store lot in said village, bounded thus: Begtn- ing in the middle or Main street at the N. E. corner of said store lot thence west at right angles from said Main street two hundred feet; thence nouth at right angles 83 feet; thence east parallel with the first line; two hundred feet to the middle of said Main street; thence south <T3 feet to the place of beginning, contain- ing (1,000 square foot of land-.. Dated June 17th; 18t%. \ HENRY E. SEAVER, iKit.fee,, P. M. ROBERTSON, Plff's, Att'y. ft S UPREME COURT—COUNTY OP St. LAW«BNOK.-MinniePerkihsagfainst Charlejs Perkins—Action for Divorce. To the above named defendant: You are hereby summoned! to answer the - ._^,_^, ...... f hltt of answer, judgment against you by default for the re- lief demanded in the complaint. complaint In this action, and to serve a copy of . ^ ^ „nei if service; and in case r oj? your answer on the plaintiff's attorney wi twenty days after the service of this summons, excluslve/if the day of ' your failure to api will be taken againsl ~ Trial desired In the County PlaintL Offloe, 10 Ford'Street, Dated the Sth'dayof Api... ,M. O'BRIEN, Pontiff's .Attorney, of St. Lawrence! 1896. P. O. Address, 37 Ford Street, Ogdensbnrg, N.Y To_Charles Perkins, Defendant: is The foregoing summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of Bon. Theo. H, Swift, County Judge of St,-Lawrence county, dated the 8th day of July, 189/S, filed with the complaint in the office of the Clerk of the County of Bt. Lawrenpe; onjhe »tn day of July, 1895/ *„ -1 *t55*fflr T Li\i i .- U-7t 5>gdensburg, N. Y. XTOTICE—Pnrsnant to an order of <J-1 John A, Vance, 'Surrogate ot the County of St. tawrenoe, and according to the Statute In i .....-— ..... .... .- her by given to all persona, haying claims „nst the estate of HarrySmlth,Ut*-of Can- _J, in said county, deceased, that, they are re- quired to exhibit the -name. WithL,the-vouchers thereof, to thesubscriber,H. M. Barber, at the store of Howe Brothers, in the Village of Can- ton,-in said county, on or before the 1st day of Pecemoernext. : ,' netted May a.18fl5V ' ¥ tj-tim H. M. BARBER, Administrator. Immense a» the bulk of Jnpiter is it makes a complete tarn on its axis in a. trifle Im than ten honw, -J • %Vi \ilk Kill 3 &*•;& •M i-S&l m

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