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THE JOURNAL HAS FACILITIES FOR FINE JOB PRINTING Call cr Write for Prices. ___ THE JOURNAL ....IS THE.... FAVORITE PAPER with readers and advertisers. DEVOTED TO THE TRUE INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE OF SENECA COUNTY. V O L U M E 18. SENECA EALLS, N. Y., WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1902. N U M B E R 9 §8i?eea(;p .Journal PUBLISHED KVEKT WEDNESDAY BY THE JQURNM PUBIISHINS CO. (LIMITED) I’ARTRIDOE BLOCK, SENECA FALLS, N. Y. T E R M S Ctnnty Subsoribere, $1.60 when paid In ndvanco; Subaeribere outaldo the county, $2.00 per year, postage prepaid; Bnbecription for all months, $1.00 in advance. R A T E s j F ^ v E g TJSINC^ . 2wa. 4wa. 2ms. 3ms. 6m8, 1 yr fii: by Jaw to be and like notices, dpsoiAi.’NoTicsa.-Flfty per c ‘^^mftlcaL Charitable, Religious o be charged at regular rales b e s T ^ e s s ^ ^ r p s . ERNEST a. aOULD, L. FOSTER CROWELL, SHELDRAKE HOUSE. A .aoorHAS.p,.,. Sheldrake, Seneca Co., N. Y KELLOQQ’S LIVERY. C. B. HOWE, AT. D. I S ' E - W Y O R K ( e n t r a l & HUDSON RIVER R. a THE FOUR-TRACK TRUNK LINE Yiir Grand Central Station, 4tli .Vveiiiie and 42d Street— ^^Cen.^Agent, Biifralo, N. V. A. II. .S.SII I'll. Gen, Supt., New York. B e f o r e y o u b u y y o u r Hew Spring Goods for m a k in g y o u r h o m e lo o k n e w and b e a u t if u l, c a ll at TEtLER’S the L a r g e s t F u r n itu r e S t o r e in tow n . It is .sure to p.ay y o u . new and full lin e o f Furniture, R o o m M o u ld in g s , P ic tu r e F r a m e s , P ic t u r e s , h l a t t in g s , L a c e and S h a d e C u r tains, P o l e T r im m i n g s , D r a p e r ies, and in fact e v e r y t h in g that is n e e d ­ ed to furnish a h o m e . © ^ V V e h a v e ju s t p u t in a c o m ­ p lete lin e o f B a g d a d T h r o w - o v e r s , w h ic h is r e a d y for you r in s p e c t - TELLER’S. S a y ! J u s t a u .n iu e . o. ^ou r t i m e ! A r e y o u b u ild in g a n e w h o m e , or are y o u co n t e m p l a t in g d e c o r a t in g th e w a lls o f y o u r p r e s ­ e n t d w e llin g ? I f y o u are, y o u sh o u ld b y a ll m e a n s co m e and s e e u s b e f o r e e n g a g i n g y o u r Wall Paper anfl Picture moulding I f }'ou ta k e alit t i e tim e a n d in ­ v e s t i g a t e , y o u w ill s e e w h y y o u sh o u ld . T h e p o p u la r an d o n l y W a l l P a p e r S t o r e in S e n e c i C o . Room Moulding For Sale. Pjeture Framing Done. “ f O l \ ' R a i r d s § t o r e Is now at its besL Stock is complete with new goods for Spring and Summer selling. Tailor Made Suits in the most desirable styles. Separate Skirts in silk, wool and wash materials. W hite Goods are shown in large variety including Madras, India Linen, French Lawns, Pique, Orgaqdies, etc., etc. This week we open our new stock of SHIRT WAISTS which excels in variety any assortment we have heretofore shown. Priced 50 cents to $3.00 each. Our Carpet Room contains the best things in Carpets, Rugs, Mattings, etc., etc., which we offer at the lowest prices. Dry Goods and Carpet Store, 73 Fall Street. Qio 5 ip^Out 53 l^ Our entire stock will be sold at some price. Here are a few “close out” prices while they.last: F ifte e n B a r s G o o d S o a p ............................................................................................ 2 5 c Rio and J a v a C o ffee. C o c o a n u t ...................... 3 5 c Bo.x o f P a j ) e r . . $ 2 . 0 0 P a r lo r L a m p . S i .25 W a t e r S e t s . . . ........................................... 7 S c s e t G a r d e n and F l o w e r S e e d s .......................................... . .................................. i c p k g . mi Goods Egually Hs Clieap. STmLS Just Examine- YOSBURGH AND CORY’S Spring Footwear Before buying for Easter. A s H y o u r < l r u g j l s t J o r Kosroo, lOc. T b c q u ic H e slH c A jA c b e C u r? o n ?Artbv BANNER 8A LYE th e most healing salve in the world. Tetter, Salt-Rheum and Eczema, The intense itching and smarting in­ cident to these diseases, is instantly layed by applying Chamberlain’s Eye id Skin Ointment. Many very bad cases have been periQap,ently cured by JL It is equally efficient for Itching ■ and a favorite remedy for sore ea, chapped hands, chilblain9,fro8t lie sore e]|gs. 25ots. per luld Drug Co Fred Maier W hol sale and Retail Dealer IN THE BEST COAL AND WOOD AND ALL KINDS OF BUILDING MATERIALS. Lumber, Shingles, Posts, Turned Work, Ver­ anda Rails, Mouldings, Sash, Doors and Blinds, Patent Wall Piaster, Akron and Portland Ce­ ment, Brick, Wire fence for Farms and Lawns; we are also laying the finest Flag Stone walks Our Office and Yard is at the OLD STiVND on WEST FALL STREET, where we have been doing business for over thirty-live years We have also a Branch Office in the P art ­ ridge BI lock with the Gas Company, with Telephone connection. All orders will receive prompt attention. Our prices are right, we cannot be- undersold. See us before you buy and get prices and see what we Fred Maier Foley’s Honey ana Tar cures colds, prevents pneumonia. Brown’s Transportation Line. Freight Steamer “C. M. Warner” .afrs'iK S j;;; z' szzfvz and Geneva. Leave Seneca Falls for Syra­ cuse everyf Tuesday and Friday at 2:30 p. si, LOW RUTHS AND PROMPT ATTENTION. For rates, etc., address M. P. BROWN, 417 W. Genesee St., Syracu; Freight house at GleaMn & Bailey’s dock. Princess Susette And the Sentry By H A E B T C. CAEB .... There was a vivid flash in the sun- Ehine as the sentry by the palace gate raised Ins saber iu salute to the rrin- cess Susette. Her highness had run away from her nurse and stood peeking out curiously into tlie great world beyond the gates. The children of the lodgeUeeper were making mud pies in the creek that skirted the palace grounds. The Prin­ cess Susette wished that she, too, might make mud pies. Tile flash from the sentry’s »aber caught her eye. The Princess Susette meditatively sucked one little pink thumb and surveyed him with round eyed wonder. He looked big and ter­ rible on his great gray troop horse. “Wliat makes you do that?” inquired Princess Susette plaintivelj-, for the long saber a t •‘present arms” was glim­ mering with little hot flashes of light. \Because you are a princess,” said the sentry briefly. A wave of discontent swept over the face of the Princess Susette. \I don’t w a n t to be a princess,” she wailed. “'Phey w o n ’t let you do uossin’ When you are a princess.” The sentry sat In frozen silence. The eye of the princess wandered back to the lodgekeeper’s children making mud pies by the creek. \I wish I could make mud pics,” said ner higliness wistfully. The Princess Susette came timidly out from the gateway and touched the sentry’s huzzar boot with a tiny dim­ pled hand. “Mr. Soldier,” she said softly, ‘T wish I could make mud pies.” “The orders are that nobody can pass the gate,” growled the sentry. The sweet lips of the Princess Su- Bueli a lonoiy little girl! I w ish I Iiaii some one to play wiz.” The heart of the Princess Susette igainst t the big war liorse and wept bitter tears on'the saber tacbe of the sentry. 'The boot of the sentry was streaked with royal tears, and the black from the sen­ try’s stirrup strap begrimed the face of the princess. Tlie sentry glared straight out to the front and center through a strange mist that dimn post oppoi The gray troop horse bent his head and softly nozzled the plump, heaving shoulders of the unhappy little Pi’in- cess Susette. The light of an .uspirntion came into the tear stained face of the princess. She sat down in the middle of the road and peeled ofl! her shoes and .stockings. The little barelegged maid In still white lawn presented a queer figure of a princess as her highness paddled hack to the sentry. \Mr. Soldier,” she began tentatively, Lit - - - liad just tires in the dust with one’s bare toe is the most fascinating amusement in Ibe world. She was recalled from her absorbing occupation by the distant rattle of pony hoofs. Her nurse was the sentry would not look, ‘iitry’s saber flashed again to “present arms.” \Can I go now?” asked the Princess Susette. \Nobody can pass,” said the sentry grufliy. The princess looked up at him slyly. “Mr. Soldier, nur.sy wouldn’t let mo go barefooted because she said only little nobodies went barefoot. I’m no- ’rincessi Susette held up her )ody now.” And the P through the shrubbery he caught a glimpse of a pony cart driven hard. On the other side he heard the splash of water and the happy shout of the lodgekoeper's children. The lips of titc lonely little princess were begin­ ning to quiver again when the sentrj'’s saber flashed a deflant gleam as it rose in salute. “Pass!” said the sentry shortly. The Princess Susette, barelegged, ran down the road and shyly made her glanced out of tl the right of liiii to the left of him the corner of his eye to Then lie called cautiously after the Princess Susette: “Build a dam across :. That’s more fun than mak- hing up the creek. Ing mud pies.” When the pony cart came dash in hot haste, with a groom and a ened nurse, the sentry, without a trace of expression in his face, was staring at the gatepost opposite. “■Where is the Princess Susette?” gasped the white faced nurse. The sentry sat in stern silence. It was against his orders to talk. “Wliere Is the Princess Susette?” de­ manded the nurse in sudden terror. The sentry stared on at the gatepost opposite, but beyond the gate canie a childish treble that the nurse knew. T h e ' Princess Susette Ti-as shrieking with delight over her first mud pie. The nurse grabbed the lines from the groom and urged the pony forward by jerking the lines backward after the manner of women. The sentry's horse moved majestically out from the gate­ post and blocked the way. “Get out of the way!” ordered the nurse furiously. “You cannot pass!” said the sentry “I want the Princess Susette!” cried the nurse wildly. Sho jerked the pony’s head and tried to turn by the sentry, but a great gauntlet caught the pony’s bridle and iield it in a vise. 'The pony, bewildered by the whip behind, began to plunge, 'ind the groom had to run to his head. jThe distracted nurse scrambled from lie cart and ran with flj’ing sldrts to­ ward the gate, but the ■ gray troi|p hotSe felt the dig of sharp spui'S amd plunged desperately out to head h<{i fiff. Erowded Into a corpgr by the p t ace gate, the iim-Se called to the gfUSm to drive on and get the Princess Su- his saddle holster. “Halt!” he thundered, and the order : the groom 11 ihoulder was pi.stol shot. The pistol looked big and black, and the gaunt soldier by the gate with his bearskin Uuzzar cap and the scarlet dolman terrible to look > groom slunk back, and the nurse wept in despair. It was the bciit time the Princess Susette ever had in her whole life. When she came back, the hair h.ed [•aggled down into her highness’ face id there was a smudge of blue black across the tip of her highness’ little snub nose. Her highness’ stock­ ings, wet as a dishrag, were slung and her highness’ neck in a lovely that the lodgokeeper’s i had shown her. The princess carried lown the teiniiestiious career as an ocean liner, plying across the creek and carrying pebbles. The princess sniffled with a cold iu her head, but the heart of the princess was glad. The nurse, on the verge of hysterics, waited on the other side of the sentry line, like a football player ready to tackle. But the Princess Susette turned back to the sentry. “Mr. Soldier,” she said. The sentry was staring fixedly a t the gatepost. “Jfr. Soldier,” she said, tugging at his boot, “ilr. Soldier, I fink I would like to kiss you.” The sentry looked down out of the corner of his eye at the sweet little flushed face. The sentry sheathed his drawn saber with a clang. The sentry reached down his two big gauntlets to the Princess Susette. » * » The nurse and the groom were horri­ fied a t the spectacle. RopresentatiTe \Wasliington. Discussing the differences between WasUington and other American cities in an article on “The Capital of Our Democracy” in The Century, Henry Loomis Nelson says: “If Wasiiingtoii is not like the typ­ ical American city, how, then, can it be tbe city of America, the c all others in the land where the it is not shaken with the sti'anger can most satisfactorily study ? If its pec with boiliu! national traits? If its people are not bubbling over with boiling energy; if national fever and ague, one day burning with the heat of a ‘boom’ and another day shak­ ing with the chill of a panic; if most of its men are not struggling for mon­ ey all day and rushing home to slip­ pers and rest at evening; if the wives and daughters of many of the more successful of those hunters for wealth vain seekers after social dis­ tinction; if the idle American nobility life*in Washington characteristically American? Because it is all America America not engaged iu making its liv­ ing or its fortune.” Payne's A'orse and the Rejoinder. Tliore are many anecdotes and rom- inis'.vuces of the author of “Ilome, Sweet Home,” but porhaiis nothing bolter than the following, says the Philadelphia Times. In 1S30 Payne nan, like others of att time,me, keptept ann “album,”album, to :gomery. about th a ti k a “ which her friends were, of course, ed to contribute. Payne was applied to, and this is what ho wrote: Lady, your name, if understood. Explains your n ature to a letter; And may you never change from Goode L'nless If possible to better. The man Avbo was asked to fill the opposite page liappened to be Mira- beau of Lamar, afterward president of the Lone Star Republic of Texas. And this was liis response: I am content tvith being: Goode, To aim at better would be vaJn; But if I do ’tis understood, Whatever the cause, It is not Payne. An Old Idea. Macaulay was not the first man to frame tbo famous image of the man of a new civilization standing amid the ruins of that which tve know today. Long before he wrote of his traveler from New Zealand meditating upon London bridge JIrs. Bai'bauld bad used the same image, with the difference tbat she applied it to Blackfriars bridge. -An earlier reviewer had used it in an article published in 1767, we are told by an English commentator, and Horace Walpole says In one of his letters, “At last some curious traveler from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of S tP a u l’s.” Recommending Coal. A promoter of a recently discovered coal mine in Rhode Island sent a quan- asked for a certificate of its q whereupon the professor wrote: To Whom I t Alay Concern: This Is to certify that I have tried this coal In my fireplaces, grates and stoves for several -weeks, and, having done so, I can coniidentiy recommend to all my friends that they hurry Into the state o£ Rhode Island on the day of judgment, be­ ing well satisfied that it -will be last por­ tion of the earth to burn. —Pittsburg Dispatch. The Csefal 9Ien. Encourage the useful men in the community. Don’t start foolish and un­ truthful stories about them and dis­ courage the -work they are doing. If you cannot do anything for the public good yourself, don’t discourage those who are willing to give their time and She Did. “Auntie, Charles Gass proposed to me last night.” “The Impudent fellow! Somebody ought to sit down on him.” “Why, auntie, I rather think some­ body did.”—Baltimore News. this morning, .Tohnny. Johnny (-without looking up from his dime novel)—Yeh. Mom sent me to bed last night just as Pretty Pete was about to rescue the lovely maiden.— Philadelphia Press, tlve in public life? Mrs. Buggins—Active! \Why that wo­ man belongs to sixteen dlffeyent socie­ ties for the suppression of things.—Pi adelphia R e c g r ^ SS T H E B U L L E T FROM A F A R . Bow aiodern War Sletliods Try the Soldiers’ Nerves. Today a man may die as soon as the enemy’s guns, hidden away in the dis­ tant, cloud topped mountains seven miles away, begin to talk. And over that seven miles he must walk with caution, with a wide Interval between him and his pals on eitlier hand. He must lie down a t every short halt and scratch the ground hurriedly with his little spade at every long one, for the great shelte are sailing toward him, and he sees by bis officer’s eye and hears by his commands that it is con­ sidered that he may perish at any mo­ ment and that precautions are neces­ sary to preserve him. He sees, more­ over, how futile those precautions must be if one of those monsters howling overhead should land as near to him as the last one did to that blasted tree, for Instance, with its scorched, dan­ gling limbs and the huge charred fis­ sure in its stout trunk, or as the one before did to the team of mules iu the ambulance ivagon, now a screaming, sti'uggling jumble of harness and bloody flesh. All this is dispiriting and appears uu- Tlie country on all sides is bill ahead, my’s long guns are posted, looks as quiet as the mountain on a Christmas card. Yet for two miles he walks through death, thinking only of it be­ cause there is nothing else to think of, and then as t-wiligUt falls bivouacs in extended line, sees his friends run for their tea between the fall of the shells, notices one of them time his run back badly and meet a projectilb in full ca­ reer, to part from It an awful and dis­ gusting offense, and then lies down in the darkness with shaking nei'ves and the thought that five worse miles still intervene between him and the guns he knows he is intended to take. Next morning he is awakened by a shell, Is marched with Infinite caution foi- two more miles, shelled the whole way, is shelled even in his bivouac by the light of tbo moon and as be watch­ es the projectiles bursting like water­ spouts of lire along bis hillside is glad when he is told that tomorrow will be the battle, after which If he wins and if he lives he may he able to walk and V York Worid. L I N C O L N ’S D I S P A T C H E S . Why Many of Them Were Dated From the War Department. Surprise is often expressed by very intelligent people that so large a pro­ portion of President Lincoln’s most im­ portant telegrams and some of his let­ ters are dated from the war depart­ ment instead of the executive mansion and none of them from is generally deemed cm from the navy, treas adulinisti-ative bureaus. Ily deemed a very singu­ lar fact, and from It writers have ! conclu Ited the of war better than any of the other cabinet ofliccrs. AYhile this indeed ap­ pears to have been true, It does not nec­ essarily so follow. He certainly held dom went In the ehreumstances irily so follow. H e certainly 1 Seward in high reg.ard, yet he illeck, his military adviser, for news and views. Head and heart m ight be. H is fertile i it was not a t all singular. The explanation is easy. IVar and Lln- • d? General Halleck, his milii was tlie business of tbat tim< ly headquarters, where abode coin’s eyes were always beni haunted the adjaceiit w ■my, especially when great military ■ents were impending. He habitually going on in the field, hut perforn own p a r t nobly. In the heat of ■med his I inquir. spontaneously from wherever he might the chief reason why so many of his 1 ‘ders, sug- i fired off lent, and at such periods i generally “over a t the war de- ■nt” with 9Ir. Stanton. That is p a r t nobly, tebes are meat and not because he periiaps held Stanton in higher esteem than the sec­ retary of the navy or state or treasury. —Lippineott’s Magazine. The Table Napkin. Curiously enough, that considered almost indispensable, tbe at crucial moments his ordi dated at that depart- lat article now members of the family about the mid­ dle of tlie fifteenth century. In eti­ quette books of an earlier date than this among other sage pieces of advice for children are instructions about wip­ ing their fingers and lips with their napkins. It seems that the tablecloth was long enough to reach the floor and served the grown people iu place of napkins. When they did begin to use napkins, they placed them first on ifiie shoulder, then on the left arm and finally tied them about the neck. Of famous complimei m ts paid t( fair sex the supply is so large and daz­ zling that it is a matter of no small looked for it certainly deserves a place among the best: Fontenelle when nine­ ty years old passed before Mme. Hel- vetius without perceiving her. “Ah,” said the lady, “that is your gallantry, then! To pass before me without ever looking a t me!” “If I had looked a t you, madame,” re plied the old beau, “I never could hav< passed you a t all.” bard, \that my poetry i tract public attention.” erybody w: Washingto Why He Rejoiced. Daughter—Papa went off In great humor this morning. Mother—My goodness! That reminds me I forgot to ask him for any money. \He proposed to her as a joke.” “W ell, she accepted him. H e does lot regard himself as a humorist any mere.”—Brooklyn Life. _ S O U R C E S O F K N O W L E D G E . ^ AN IN C E N S E P A R T Y . ' ’H ; Yon■eam May Dealometbiiigr b S erybody You Meet One of the most useful success habits one can form is that of learning some­ thing from everybody with whom he comes in contact. No information which can be acquired is too trivial to he Ig­ nored. again if you did not acquire it from him. Daniel Webster once made a great hit in arguing a case before a jury by repeating a story which he afterward said he had not thought of since he heard it fourteen years before. But Webster was always picking up some­ thing for future use. His famous reply largely made up of little reserves which be had iiicked up here and there in his reading, from studying men and from observation. IMany a prominent novelist has col­ lected material for his stories by mak­ ing notes of his conversations with those lie has mot and by observation. Charles Dickens got a gi-eat deal of the matter for some of bis novels in this One young man will go to a lecture and after spending an hour listening to the helpful, inspiring words of some prominent man will leave the hall or lecture room without having derived any benefit from the address. Another young man will attend the same lec­ ture with au ambition to learn some- spiration again. At the conclusion the address he will determine that he will make more of his opportunities In the future; that he will read more, tudy more, be more than lefore. Such a has a purpose and is determined to learn something from everything he comes in contact with and from every­ body be talks to. The other has no am­ bition. does not throw hiinsolf into what he does, lets his mind wander hither and thither, so that he never ■\TboIly undor.stands 5 TThat people r SC I E N C E S I F T I N G S . Saturn’s largest moon is 2,092 miles in diameter, slightly smaller than our Jupiter is one and a half times larger th a n all th e rest of the planets imt to­ gether. In size the sun equals 1,300,000 earths, hut owing to its smaller density its weiglit equals only 300,000 earths. C.areful scientific inve,stigations shoiv th a t the average speed of th e transm is­ sion of earthquake shocks is nearly 16,- 000 f e e t per second. 1C expani A bar of-bammered zinc six inches long will expand 1.100 of an inch iu rais­ ing the temperature 100 degrees I ’. Tbe sun gives 600,000 times as much light as the full moon, 7,000,000,000 times as much as tiie brightest star in the sky and 30,000,000 times as much as all the combined stars of the heav- lungs and tliat heat properly applied, with artificial respiration, will resusci­ tate persons who have been under wa­ ter for an hour. This feat bas been ac- complislied by the doctor who advances the theory. When Hie 'Worm Turned. In a little tow n there dw ells a man «f exceedingly shiftless disposition, and recently he got his •‘eome-up-ance.” llis wife iiiid borne with his shiftless- ness for some years. .Sometimes she scolded him sharply, but it had no ef­ fect. So long as lie could shuffle down not care for a sharp tongue. He never worked, and the wife sup­ ported her husband and did the house­ work, cooking good meals for his lazi­ ness to greedily devour. -One day he had a chance to work and did not take It. Hi.s wife heard aliont it and gave liim a piece of her mind, hut he receiv­ ed it as stolidly as over. Ho went down to the store that ninrning, ns usual, as Iilacid and as self satisfied as ever. lYhen he returned at noon, a strange sight greeted ids eyes. The house was empty, bare as Mother Hubbard’s cup­ board. Ho tvoiit into the bedrooms. Bedsteads, bureaus, all the furniture, tlie curtains, everything had been re­ moved. It was the same bareness down stairs. He crept into the kitchen, hop- in.g that there at least he might find something comfortaWe. Here, too, emp- w.spaper, b le of the m people read in the aggregate ten times more than any other people. The Amer­ ican boy gets his Inspiration, his getic disposition, liis ambition, keen snapsliot judgment and his q wit largely from his reading—and very largely from his newspaper reading. The poise and culture and refinement and from contact with men and things. It Is the American newspaper which sets the Initial pace. Push and pluck are contagious,, and more germs are hatched iu the average American newspaper office than anywhere else.— Booklovers’ Bulletin. their children,” said Mr. “Yes,” answered diffident they Is diffident th say he i s __ fined, and if he is boisterous they say he is sure to make his way In the Good. Ciiildren, “People are always content with ir children,” said Mr. Crusty. Mr. Dusty, “if a boy world.”—'Washington Star Bunting:. Asenm—Hello! Where did you get that black eye? Downes— Hunting. Ascum—Gun kick you? I Downes—Oh, no. I was just hunting' trouble.—Philade The Messenger Boy. “Why is it tbat one can never get a bright, reliable and speedy messen gevT' I “De company don’t pay dat kind (X wages, ma’am.”—Indianapolis News, Odd Etlfinette of nn Interesting Jap­ anese Function. If you ever receive au invitation to a Japanese incense party, accept It promptly and thankfully. It has no counterpart in our own social system and is as merry and pleasant an affair as can be imagined. The people of the mikado’s laud have trained the nos­ trils for generations the same as we have trained the eye and ear, and they display a skill which at times is star­ tling to a westerner. There is an odd etiquette to be followed in these social affairs. For the twenty-four hours preceding the party each guest must avoid the use of anything which can produce any odor whatever. Scented soaps, perfumes, odorous foods and even spices must be avoided. These prevent the user from smelling accu­ rately and also interfere with the other members'of the party. When you dress, be careful to put on no garment tbat bas been kept in the neighborhood of camplior wood, tobac­ co, bouquets, dried blossoms or scented powder. When you reach the house of your host, enter i and as .slowly as prevent making a draft by the move- Tlds is t as a quieli den rush of leisure luiek movement induces a sud- sh o air. In the drawing room the hostess burns a series of incenses, usually four or five in number. Each guest is allowed to take three sniffs of each incense and must then jot down its name and number upon a curd. Each of the four or five incenses is burned two or three times, so that the number of cards will vary from eight burned tw o or thr< o th at the At the end the cards t the table, and the host* reads the names of the Incenses em­ ployed, which are checked off upon tbe cards. The guest who has guessed the largest number receives a pretty prize, which is sometimes a silver or bronze incen.se burner, statuette or carving. Among the Japanese the aver- H E R L O S T DIA RY . The Plo! igny Tiling llna All Her Dear- t Secrets Recorded Too. “Diary!” fairly shrieked tbe pretty young lady, with flashing eyes, as she walked down tbe avenue with a com­ panion. “Diary! Don’t you say diary to me again. W hat do you know about it, Kate?” “Nothing, only that you told me that you had commenced keeping a diary, isual, and I supposed youa ' ped it a t tlie end of a month, as usual. bad drop- I didn’t mean to throw you into hys- “Kate, don’t you ever breathe a word of it, b u t I've lost t h a t diary; dropped It .somewhere on the street. And the a fright, th a t H a ttie is tu r n ing green from jealousy, that Charley Is just too sweet to live and that Fred hasn’t sense enougli to talk more than three minutes unless he rehearses in ad- ’hy don “Indeed, I won’t. I.never want to see the thing again. If any one returns it, I shall declare that it’s a forgery from beginning to end. I’ll never own e longest daj id you say about me, E “Oh, I don’t just remember, but some­ thing nice. You can depend on that, for you’re my very dearest friend.” “I can help yonr memory. You wrote that I was the most Inquisitive little minx in tlie city and tbat I thought it my speoial bu,sinoss to look after other people’s business. H e re’s your diary. You left it at our house, aud Tommy spoiled out j'our estim.ate of mo before I knew what he vvas doing. Good after- Thon they looked a t t ach other, both began to ci-y, fell into each other’s arms and in five minutes were criticising a mutual friend.—Kansas City Independ- Snlphur and Silver. A sailor in tbe custom house the 0 th- ;r day took out of his pocket some su­ rer coins that had a strange yellow makes your monej’ such a Jack?” “YVell,” replied the mariner, “we just got in with a cargo of fuel oil. It’s tbe oil tbat turned my money yellow. Fuel oil has that effect on ev- id my n u ought to be on e time. It would surprise you to s ware, the kitchen tins and every hli ed bit of metal on hoard all having the the yellowing. Nitric acid will bring back the original color again.”—^PhUa- delphia Record. honestly, do you t ink I ever will make •eat actress? sperienced can subdue smile. Have serving the pictures of gre;at that they all wear a look of traglt profound gloom?—Chicago Tribune. Experienced Manager—Not unless you can subdue that bright and' cheer­ ful smile. Haven’t you learned by ob- the pictures of gre actressi “Doubtless it is, and it’s a mighty good thing, too, that some of these fine lines of ancestors couldn’t look into the future and see their descendants.”— Chicago Post. A hopeless man Is deserted by him­ self, and he who deserts himself is soon deserted by his friends. No Sympathy There. “I am going to marry your daughter, sir,” said the positive young man to the father. Journal. Dnfinislied. ;f you kind of keep an eye on these made men,” remarked Uncle Jerry J’eebles, “you’ll find that lots of ’em ! think the job’s so well done it don’t . ; need any polish.”—Chicago Tribune, Too Date! Hewitt—My wife loved me at first Jewett—I’ll wager that she is now « believer in second sight—New YorkS Slnarle BlesBedae**. It is better to have loved and^<^ than to have married on $50 a iportl Chicago Kecord-BLerald.

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