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Oa the Bwk»*i1lc ro«t|, alx'ut iii
Mllat from thu town of I.orroise, Ohio,
farmrr onmrd Miu llanuan, who
niBff from PeBiu>jrl»«ni« nbout a ynr
ago, ilartnin'o family consitU of n wifo
and Ihree^biWrrn.. The oldest, tiamod
Mary,,is a youBg Indy ninelpcn year* of
age, who has powd tbroiii.’h odv of (he
alraoenl and nuMil painfcil expericnceJ
whirh e»cr fell to the lot of a human bc-
A short time ago slie sru a plump,
rmy-cbeeked girl, in robiiiA health and
of a sunny disposition. To-day, tlirnucU
the influenre of a moat peniliar arcident,
the is in all hutyrarinshrunkrn, ]>eeriah
old woman. .The story of this alrange
matamorphosis is as fuUnni.
. Mary was engaged to Iw married to a
man named .laeoli Klerlin. stho worked
for Mr. Harniin and made liis lioim' with
the family. About ton iU'ntli ago the
young couple ratne to Clerelend to niako
some purchases and eee the eights. Ono
of the young man's friends worked dn
one of the electric light esialiliOimenta
at the time.
' Kbertin |*roposel In lake his future
bride through the plscc and xhow her
the machinery. It nppcnr>. thst a broken
wire of her psnier or bustle, had, un-
percriTed, worked its tsay tliiniigh her
dresa. While iMOo-ing aldiig (he srire
rsinc in contact with one of (he |>osrerful
electric machine*, and lu r hand, resting
on an iron bar al the time, complcird
the rumnt, and she received n severe
ahock, and fell insensible to the floor.
In a few momcnis she revireil suf
ficiently to l)e removed from the place,
. and was taken In her home. Medical aid
was summoned, and for four davs the
girl lay in In'd in n (mralyred condi(ii)n.
TTten she regained the use of her limb>,
but immerliatciy begnn to lose flesh
rapidly, the hair cm the left side of her
head turned grjij, and Icrgnn falling
oat. After four sveeks Miss Harman
was aide to aWnit, but in
that time she had been transformed
from a young, bandsomc girl into a feelde
old woman, llgr form, ckhi'h lin'IWn
plump and rounded, svaa thru nod lieni,
aod tnc akin un her face arn' bod. was
dry and wrinkled. 8he hail la-en a
aweet t«in}>ered, affecliorali- giii. but is
DOW peevish, irritable and ^elflkh. Her
voice ii harsh and cracked, nnd no one to
look at her would imagine that she was
less than sixty years of age.
The Ilirman family are horrified and
wall nigh heart-broken by the fate of thoir
once handsome daughter, while young
Ebertin it almost frantic over the change
Ia bla afflaaceil bride.
The physicians claim that the electric
current communicated directly with the
NEWS AKD ROTES FOB WOBER,
pointed in front, and maeb trimi
with liofr fancy braldt.
Mn. Mackay, wife of the
king, allows hrraclf one hundred aod
four new gowDi a year
Ihe* ronpetition among dreesraakera
nowadays seems to be which cen deviae
the worst looking sirrre.
The tendency to make Ihe bodice of
one slull while the skirt nml Itsdraperiee
arc of anolbcr gyows in favor.
Tlie newest Itonnels have long crowns,
and many hare long (•ointed poke fronu
filled in with a slight face (rimming.
The amount of braiding on frocks,
wrA)is and garnienis of all kinds is cnor-
mou-s, and the bmid desigiu this tcaeoo
arc very fine.
Wax flowers were llrst introduced Into
Knglsnri by the mother of Mary Bealrico,
w.fi- of James 11., as a present to her
Tlu-n- is in England a aoe'ety eon-
durlrd by ladii'i for the promoting of
long service nmonar i-ervanla. Vatiiablo
isUieUtleafatBnn fllaetrated Stetke, by '
R. V. Ftsrce, BeSalo, R, T., nnt to any
addma for tea eenle in stempa. It treebsa
- ' ‘sdftieatiiMee.
would he a truthful name to give to Hr.
Hrrre's "IhibUn Hsdiral DIacos'ery,'' tbi
most HBcatioua mwUeiiw yet dlacovereJ foi
armallDg the niiy devalofjtnent of pulmona
ry (Uivwae. But "consumption emv" wouL
Dot eaffli'ienUy Indicate tnssoipe of iU InHii
sDce and usnfulnem. In all the nwnr dbMwn
•hk'h K|iring from a darangement of U
an I blood the 'Ttiaeovery'' r -
ajieriflc. Of all druottau.
lb« name of Day
stdimteem to throw
the light of his ex-
perieiiee Into the
darkened pUees of
.miiery. so that
other* mriy go and
do as he has done
aid t. V'y life, may
it be reaa-iusbly callts' d*.*;l**hp
■r iiiataiKC. take the raae "f * aptain
a Mfe and sura
• riiei April Id. I*»l: "b-mt
wa« aiiITvriiig with rlienniaii*
•mall la.rtkmoff't. JaeoIwUlit
jt.aiei-, I lr.srctiar.lil f.ir*pni
Kixty students are In attendance u|>oD tfaa
Adger College, at WelhaJIa K C.
Uow often I* tiM light of tbo luHiaebol-l
cluudrd by signa of melancholy nr Irritability
on tbe iiart Ilf (he laallea. Yet Ibsy are
to he hfanust, for they are tbe reaoll of
meota |its-uliar to that sex, whleh men know
not of. But the can» may be removed
joy rentnml by tbe use of Dr, INerre’s •
vorHe I'rssicrlption." which, aa a IobIc
nervine fur dehilitatesl women, le cert
asfe aiidpleasaut. Uiabeyon,! all comi
the great braler i>( womeo.
y 1. HOC. be sajsi: "I luwil tba
Hi and was pemianenlly cure-1 of
Ml by its use." During the intrr-
yc.ini llicre bail hcen u-i reciir-
e pain Alsu a letter from Mr. H.
iilCVIO Ail MU8TAH6
Even fc 'hi-r* are made in two-lone ef
fects to inatcli the changeable or shot
ribhons anil stufl.s brought out (or dreas
aud milinery purposes.
Ilaalle.s arc no longer worn by people
who enn iilTnrd to pny skilful dress
maker. BuulTnnt cITerts are now obtained
by springs or rce-ls act in Che ilreis Itself.
MissCimeu. an Euglish cricket player,
rcccnily vtnyrd >,t Ihe wicket a whole af
ternoon ami K-orcd Jl* runs ngainst the j f.
good iKiwIIng of four men.
The EniDross of Cliina lint composed
six hiimlieil atnoMS ol poetry within tbo
past yciir, and they are »nid by Chinese
richer than Ui« songs of
slown ofB|irncn', Itro
rlklterl l>y a Bra whici
thirds id Ilia town.
The mcewfi of some ol
>}' B. >'. Jubiisoo & Co
nily niaTvsiim*- It I* ’
or tbeir agonta to ma^
high aa *40 and KO-
Ihe agents rmployeil
, lUc-biiioiid. Va. is
lit an unu-niel thing
I'vsimy wife had n
•> her beail. A few
,l.|duMt.mis of r*l.
ynii tbo whole truth, or ,
jlieva we are IniomCTt. Write
n-youssU wbat they will do
■am tL. Kkamoe«..va>
most completclv destroyed tbeir vitnlily.
Instance.* in wbicb-a person's hair has
turned while in asinglc night/mm fright,
grief or some oxcesslvc nervdus shorlc aro
not tare, but Ibis is supposed to be the
llrst ^ase in medical history in which n
^oom of rirorousyouth into tlic dccretii- I that th-
tude of old age within a week.—.Yfu- | in sue!
.Nlr*. Langtrv snvs she begun to pmc-
lice trncing scVcril -earsago iKrausesho
foiind it th” I'rat s’lbdilutc for the cier-
rise she had bi-eO ac-’Utlomcl to in boi
Ja-'ki-ls iiiailc of the i-iimc matenal as
the dii'Fs must be tight (itl’og, those
auitahh-for wi-ar w ith nny drees ma^ Iw
loose lilting in front, but must sctsnugly
Mrs. John IV. Mw'kay is having
cloak made from Ihe breasts of birds of
imrudlic. These cost thirty shill
inch, and almut live huudred binis
The womeu of New York have i>een
gi.intfd more pnlenls than tbeir slaters
in any other Btale The women of Mass-
Hcbusell*, Ohio, tudisnn and Wucoaiin
rank fiezi in order.
Camel's hair shawls arc coming into
lashion again for the rc.x'on that the
■Tiaiiutaclure has pmclinally become a
ostsri, and they aregetting to be exceed-
iogly bard lo obtain.
The fireek style, of coiffure do not be-
romc popular. /I'hr fact is they require
norc huir than tnoM ‘tai/dcrn women 61
these deg'-ncTaH-duy *" eithcr,bavc nat
urally or let ] like buying at present high
w idea in jcwcriy is (hat of s
ling single Slones of all sorts and si;
vn ^Ptiiog. a.-, nrrnng
• sewn on band" of veb
mlinns OH may aiiit tho
.nil ihii-i iiiilired rilhc
Dmilitv. AVaanau DmxAHrH i>r(.
i'hronic I'ouvbs arwl Bmnehjlir. r.ai
by the use of KtHrrr'a Khiujicon of
IJver Oil wfili ItypipliosTiliitea- 1
f liysidans luv it nml Irvtiiylo ilsgi
laaan msd the lollowiiig: "I im
Eoiulsl n for 0(1 i>l»llnatc I'nugli -
orrhag”, i-nv» of AiiiH-tiic. Ei
HlerpIrKMuws. Ae. All --f llt-iw
lurod. I shall lieKl8.1 P-^-nil two I*
niy riitwslv esKB In any of journod-
havcd-ru-umplion if they Hill lamd ni
PxpivMi «■( P. (I. ad-lrm-. Iti>iir
T. A. BIXirl. M. M. t., 1«>1 Pi-arl h].
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Wv«tIUs.S4i r»si»4. 14 Mila.
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I snsnal ramadr In eaeb psckani Smr^
I HD. Dnial.iioraalLE.&WcSi.jrrw«^
email pom.. For atekHemUche. Bih ura—
affsctlona, foul bnath. oSoaHva ointi »•»
(or “Beogtami caunb." Me. Drurxuu,
S Sml ■•SiMl Wsrt hr Ttm
-V $1 VmHLsmisM
“ J-jd.'^m-et Win4 gj *s^jj'e-'
A Norwegian Kish Jfurket.
(rding lo Bayanl Tay
s that ba
In Pinhind, ac
_ , . , . , lur, Ih” Women resent lusuuaan.
Bergen has always been the greatest . l.,(c iipoi. ll.c lips. A Kinnish ufiitron.
llsb market romt.nic immcmo-.«l. s.vy, heating -f our Kr^plish custom of kias-
. correyKindcm of the fan Fr.uc.sc, j her husband «t-
tefr. and the northern (U-af.weia nr- ! sech n liberty s|..- would treat him
If i with such n liov on
'S [ should nut readily for:
' IJiilh black iin(l while lace is used
I strings and a> Irim.-iings on the winter
llincfs, as usual, think
-boice enough for this
may ..«• somelliit)g
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CAronirif, and the norlbern HCaf.vieia
rive day after day with their he*'
laden ■•jtegter,” pTlurc-s>|iie old vc*«
still retaining the slia|«: of ih- a-iri
dragon ships, the Vikitig-. Finh hi
as in other Norwi-gjau t.-wns, nre nlw
aold alive, and I felt somi-whiF eml-ar
rasaedon timidly demanding a i-oil lo
have % lively palpitating creature, fol-l-d
in paper, laid cmfldinglir in niy un will
liganns, jtloaaip seemed to be the onlet
of tbe day, aod a Irevy of fi.li wi-mcn
stand at every corner, discu.sing the af j
fairs of tbe nation. The m'dhera have j
tbeir small daughters cling,ng in tbi-ir I
skirts - and droll little beiiig* tlu-VHre, I
with shawls plnued across Ih-ir ehe.--ti !
and handkerehieft lied tightly rnun-l (
theirflasen heads, shyly -'Iferiiig |i|nics I
of wild strawberries and' eraidH-rriesthey I
have gathered in the wwdr, tlicmsclvi-',
Tbe .Norwegiansare nut n pailiruhrly
well-favored race, and the luujorily h.ave I
faded cniorleaa akin% nndduil, tow like '
hair. Yet tbeir expresi-inns are kk frank '
and pleasant a* their manners nre >tiuiilu I
aod candid. The ]K-aaan( w.unan'.dr.I
is singularly pretty, siil even ihe [>biine>l I
cannot fail to look otherwise than pW
iD|r in tbe neat, dark, plaited -kin-. -
bright, red. henrl •hnp.-d iKxliee. im-i 1
white ehemiseiir* and in rai« whieh nre ■
Minply marvel* of the knitting art. Al, I
Jhough Ihe most ihriftv ivoplr imngin,. I
ble, iheS'orwoginns sr-lavisliinlhen.nl i
ter of washing. Certsinlv von nevers.H; i
a soiled cap or crimpb'd string*, go wh-rc |
you may. Thew-anowy frills nlwnvslo>k
M if they had been put on for the lirat
The Art of Kxprrasloa.
A New York r'lu.l.-graplitr prini* a
rimilar rnuitaining the following udvier-
"Wh-u a lady silling for a pictur.- woubl
c..m|*sse her timulh t., a mrrene . hara.-lcr
the Bh.,uld, just la-fore .-nb-ring tho
-my •|,.«om,' nnd keep the cxprcpw
SKKi into which the mouth aiilwid-s If
““ otlier hand, rhe wishes to awiime
a distinguUbed and somewhat ooble
'’T"'/’.**“**“’'*''' “J 'Iwush,' the result
of wbKh IS infallible. If .he wishm t«
nkc her month lr«k amall she must aaj
flip, but if the luoaih is alnw'Jy too
rmall and needs enlarging »be must sav
■cabbige.’ II she wishes to look mrnim-
fulsbe miwtuv kenbunk,' if reigned
she must few. iidy ejaculate ‘a'cal ’
BefniH U Biy |be Ward.
Edward (fl.hinglyi--l Ibinkofcoino
lo tba Cannibal Islands Ol a ini-.iJuary
Cicely, but you Lave only lo aay one liui*
word to bid mt sUy, darilag."
• C'koly (after a momaal's iboaghti—
“And did tbe horrid tbingi oat tbo- last
■tisaiunarr, Edward F*
Edward l.•Jefly)--•■y«i. Cicely, yesi
(her left Rptbing Imt the boaea.”
«e1tiog! Vea, 1
thlok that it U yonr duty to io.
I sss. rslnt Allftmi-r, r
Special Articles of great intcreal, written for the Companion. wUI appear from
Eminent Authors of Great Britain and tbe United States; '
uiiiild make a
Eeal ITUboiit Knowledge.
A well-known Ncm- York laiiy, whose
nsme is ihi- iwiionyin for all'that it
ln-iieiolent au-l cliiirilnble. esiHTially re- ,
ganling thfhi-l|>h-«*and |«>crly-*trieken I
of her own sex, ha* her »iirnmef homo
one of Ihe nio*t benniiful *|K)ta on I
nudnio. surrounded by forest trees
gre t Bge nnd m.ignifleenr'c. It orrurred
to her last nutiimn that it would l>c kiml
to g>e ton [wrly of city working-girli
iinopiKirliiiiity to go “clieslnulting’' upon
ihese grouiidii. Hut as a matter of faci
Ihe chestnuts were then verysrsreo; yet,
not 1(1 disappoint the girls, a servant wu
►cm fo tbe city with mslruction* lo pur-
chaw a bushel or two of the nuts and
►caller them around under the ehestnut
trees, where they would t»e most likely In
be found by tho visimrs. They were
found by the merry-hearted young
women, and iheir hostess would have
d'-rivi-d great latisfnetioD from their en
joyment nml the auerrss of her Ivncvo-
lent little fraud if she had nut chanced
lo tome U|)un ai-veml of ilicm silling
under a tree tlial clearly was not a chest
nut, and heard one of them, who muital
some time have IIimI in tbe countrv, ilis-
iliseoursing nfler Ibis fashion as' they
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