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A wide-awake intelligent man or woman wanted in every city and town to organize branches of The Parmelee New Book Home Delivery Library. A magnificent opportunity to enter into an up-to-date work

of great importance, which appeals to every Book Lover.

T
HE munificence of Andrew Carnegie has led to the establishment of Public Libraries

throughout the country. The interest created in this library movement has spread over
the entire land and there is scarcely a town where the subject of organizing a public
library has not been agitated. It is not practicable, however, in every town to erect a
building and go to the expense of purchasing and caring for a large collection of books.

The beginning must be small and the interest of the people in the library movement increased until the public library becomes the outgrowth. With this idea in mind an organization was started in 1882 for the purpose of forming library clubs of those who would purchase their own books and circulate them among the members. This concern, known as The Parmelee Library, has from this beginning, developed a New Book Home Delivery System which now covers all sections of the country and is rapidly growing, rivaling the famous Mudie Library of London, The growth of this work has been phenomenal.

The Parmelee Library wishes to extend the service until there is a Parmelee New Book Home Delivery Station organized in every city and village in the United States. The adaptability of the system to the needs of even the greatest cities having the best of public library facilities, as well to the community with inferior public service, is shown through the registered circulation in Boston and Chicago since November of last year of over 25,000 volumes of the popular new books. None of the following advantages are afforded under the usual public library service.

1. Members can get the books they want in every branch of literature, without delay or inconvenience. No book is too new to be included in the library. Thus in fiction we find “The Helmet of Navarre, “The Crisis," "The Octopus," "Graustark,” “The Puppet Crown,' etc. No waiting for a book. The Parmelee Library buys enough copies to meet the demand.

2. The books are always neat, clean and in viting. As soon as a book is soiled it is replaced by a clean copy.

3. The books can be kept as long as desired. No fines. Andrew Carnegie.

No red tape. 4. Members can take one, two, four or more books a week; also copies of any of the sixty leading magazines;

thus supplying the entire reading for the family: 5. The books are delivered at your door and called for in a very pleasing way. 6. A weekly book list, giving names and descriptions of new books added to the library, is regularly sent to members. 7. A 250 page catalog, itself a work of typographical excellence, is furnished members free.

In the usual public library none of the above advantages are offered, and, as a necessary sequence, the perfected Parmelee Libraries are meeting with extraordinary success in the largest cities, having the best public library facilities.

we WANT A REPRESENTATIVE IN EVERY CITY AND TOWN. The work is one of refinement and affords an agreeable occupation for any man or woman who seeks a high-class appointment. To enroll names of those interested who wish to join, to superintend the weekly receipt of books, and their delivery by messengers to the patrons' homes-these are the duties. We do not need experienced men or women, but those with education and refinement, as well as grit and energy, and who will follow our instructions to the letter. If a person can only give a portion of his or her time, the work can be confined to managing the Library in one's own town. Ladies of the highest standing in cities all over the country are organizing clubs of 25 to 100 members and rendering a favor to their friends. We shall be glad to hear from any persons possessing these qualifications and who are open for an engagement, either as a local Organizer or as traveling Director.

These positions are open to only one person in each town. It will be necessary, therefore, for any reader of this notice who may be interested to make application at once. Such an opportunity to secure a permanent and desirable position is seldom offered.

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'Neath the wind's hand,
I, treasuring some harmony once strong-
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- In the August Cosmopolitan.

$10,285
Story Tellers'
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The University Preparatory School,

The Awakened Giant.

By ERNEST NEAL LYON.
“I see Chaldean shepherds count the stars,

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31 Cash Prizes 8100, $125, $150, $200, 8300, 8500, and $1,000.

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8 Other Prizes

Aut mobile, $1,300; Round-Trip to California, $350 ; Round

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-In Harper's Weekly.

Write for free circular: Salaried Positions for
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Schools open all summer.
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THE WESTERN,

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ical courses and

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son, N. Y. An ideal moderate rates. For catalogue address

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ments. Endorsed by
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Hon. Chauncey M.
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J.O. SPENCER, PH.D., Principal, CLAVERACK, N. Y. the world to work for!"-Brooklyn Citizen.

New York Sixty-seventh year opens Oct. 1,

1901. Day lasses with sessions
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L. J. TOMPKINS, Registrar,

Capt. WM. II. KABLE, A.M., Principal. in an argument with Henrietta."- The Washington

Washington Square, N. Y. City. Star.

THE PRATT TEACHERS' AGENCY Clinton Preparatory School

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University both sides of every question,” said the broad- Law School three years. Graduate Ciastes acadengravida home his for barnet icated in Famous

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He was a Policeman.-"I overheard that man who calls on you say something about betting, Bridget; I hope he doesn't frequent pool-rooms?” "Sure, ma'am, he doesn't know there's such a place in New York. He's a policeman, ma'am.”— Yonkers Statesman.

How He Did it.-MOSES : “How did you make
your fortune?"

LEVI: “By horse-racing."
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LEVI: "No, I started a pawnshop just outside
the race-course for the people who wanted to get
home when the races were over."- The Philadel-
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An Interlude.-On a hot summer day, the Rev.

Silver or Stamps
Pettit, one of the best-known priests in Milwaukee,
was preaching in St, Raphael's Church, while in
an aljoining lot a number of boys were playing
base ball. He had taken “Heaven and the Means

Business
of Reaching There" as the subject of his sermon,
and when he came to the end of a passage, he

The unrivalled success of THE Post in

handling questions of national import is due paused in a solemn manner and asked : “How,

chiefly to the fact that its contributors are the then, shall we reach heaven?” Just then came men who mould the policy of the nation, and

who stand at the head of our greatest and most floating through the church window, in a high

successful business enterprises. Such men as: keyed voice : “Slide like the devil, slide!” It was

HONORABLE GROVER CLEVELAND one of the boy baseball players coaching a base

SENATOR ALBERT J. BEVÉRIDGE runner.-Argonaut.

HONORABLE THOMAS B. REED

SECRETARY LYMAN J. GAGE
A Milliner's Advertisement.-

POSTMASTER-GENERAL

CHARLES EMORY SMIT!
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PRESIDENT LOUBET, of France
Bonnets, turbans, gypsies and flats;

RIGHT HONORABLE JAMES BRYCE, M. P.
Fine-trimmed shapes, with a sponge within,

SENATOR CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW
And strings to tie beneath the chin.

THOMAS W. LAWSON, Boston Banker
Nobby sailors with ribbons wide,

CHARLES M. SCHWAB, Am. Steel Corpor'n
Made to be worn with the ears outside.

CHARLES R. FLINT, Am. Rubber Co.
An especial bargain for sorrel mares,

S. R. CALLAWAY, Pres. Am. Loc. Co.

HONORABLE JAMES H. ECKELS, Banker
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ROBERT C. OGDEN (Wanamaker's)
Another lot turned up in the back,

JAMES J. HILL, Pres. N. P. R. R.
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CLEMENT A. GRISCOM, Am. Line S. S. Co.
Gay little ponies' coquettish capotes,

HARLOW N. HIGINBOTHAM

Of Marshall Field & Co.
Smooth fine straws to match bays' glossy coats;
Brown old hats showing signs of age,
Fit for the horse of an avenue stage.

The End of the Deal, by Will Payne. A
Every kind, all kinds, - great sale to-day,-

story of love and business which vibrates

between the Chicago wheat pit and an old Come, horses, come, and buy while ye may !

broker's pretty daughter. -CAROLYN WELLS, in Puck.

A Most Lamentable Comedy, by William
Allen White. A four-part novel dealing with
the game of politics in Kansas.

The Fire-Fighters, by H. E. Hamblen.
Current Events.

An exciting series of stories of the life of the
old volunteer fireinen who ran with the ma-

chine before the war.
Foreign.

Tales of Old Turley, by Max Adeler.
CHINA.

Six new stories by the author of “Out of the

Hurly-Burly"- the first humorous work he
August 19.-Emperor Kwang-Su issues a decree

has done for twenty-five years. A country
postponing the return of the court to Pe-

town just before the war is the scene. king until September 6.

The Diary of a Harvard Professor, by

C. M. Flandrau. A new series of deliciously
SOUTH AFRICA.

clever little tales in which the author of

The Diary of a Harvard Freshman views
August 20.- Lord Kitchener reports the capture

college life through the spectacles of Pro-
of Commandant de Villiers, and other pris-

fessor Fleetwood, August 23.-Lord Kitchener reports the capture

The Curtis Publishing Company, Philadelphia
of a Boer envoy of eighty-six wagons and

eighteen prisoners.
August 25.-General De la Rey, the Boer leader,

issues a counter proclamation to Lord Kitch-
ener's, announcing the intention of the Boers
to continue the struggle.

UNTIL YOU WRITE FOR OUR

SAMPLES OF ENGRAVED
SOUTH AMERICA.
August 19.-Armed soldiers raid the station of

Emperador, on the Panama Railway ; con-
tinued engagements between Venezuelan

THE VERY LATEST
and Colombian troops are reported.

BUSINESS
August 20.—The battle-ship Iowa sails from San

ALL EDGES ARE SMOOTH 42-44 MADISON ST.
Francisco for Panama.
August 21.-President Alfars, of Ecuador, says

We give reduced rates
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Write
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oners.

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Made of French Brier, with Aluminum
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*****

OTHER FOREIGN NEWS.
August 19.-

Details of the sinking of the Cana-
dian-Pacific steamer Islander near Lynn Canal
show a loss of about fifty lives and of $250,000

in gold.
August 20.- A great fire destroys 500 houses and

some of the public buildings of Grand Bourg,

French West Indies.
American locomotives show their superiority

over English-built engines in hauling heavy

loads in Jamaica.
August 21.- The French Ambassador at Con-

stantinople breaks off diplomatic relations
with the Porte, alleging duplicity on the part
of the Ottoman Government in the dispute
over the quays concession; the Bulgarian
forces on the Turkish border have been rein-
forced, and a collision with the Ottoman

troops is feared.
The Chilian Congress has refused to grant the

money for the representation of Chile at the
Pan-American Congress, and it is likely that

Chile will not take part.
August 22.- The French Foreign Office expects

an amicable settlement of the French claims,
and there is a general feeling in Paris that
there will be no hostilities and no naval de-

monstration.
August 24.--Friction between France and Tur-

key is allayed by the Porte yielding to the
most important of M. Constans's demands, in
the matter of the quays concession at Con-

stantinopie.
August 25 --Holbein, a cyclist, attempts to swim

the English Channel by night, and is taken
from the water in a perishing condition six
miles from Dover.

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Domestic,

OK in your home is utterly and on.

EVERY CENUINE tirely unnecessary. It is absurd to THE STEEL STRIKE. struggle a long with a smoky, troublesome, unreliable and expen

August 19.– The Steel Corporation succeeds in

opening several of its mills with non-union sive method of illumination, when

men, and clashes take place at several points ;

ONE PIECE COLLAR BUTTON we can demonstrato very easily

the Duquesne plant, at first claimed by the

strikers, continues at work ; 600 emplovees of Has the name "Krementz" stamped on the back, showthat it is possible to secure illumi.

the Pennsylvania works of the National Tube ing quality, whether solid or plate, as our plate outwears nation with none of these faults.

Company join the strikers.

some solid buttons. Beware of imitations, you get a

new one without charge in case a genuine krementz There is perhaps no problem of the

August 22 – The Steel Corporation succeeds in button is damaged from any cause. Special styles for home more persistently worrisome partially manning the Star Tin-plate Works,

Ladies' Shirt Waists and in Pittsburg, with non-union men; Presi

Children's Dresses. than that of illumination, and as

Sold dent Shaffer expresses willingness to submit we have solved the question for

by all jewelers. The Story the strike to arbitration of Bishop Potter,

of a Collar Button free

on request. so many people, we should like to

Archbishop Ireland, or Seth Low.

lung

CO

PLATE send you our booklet W, which tells August 23.- A conference of Amalgamated Asso

63 Chestnut St., Newark, N.J. all about the best light in the world.

ciation officials and John Mitchell, and other It's free for tho asking.

labor leaders, takes place in Pittsburg, with-
out result.

For Personal Comfort,
August 24.-A despatch from Pittsburg declares

Use the Improved Wash-
The ANGLE LAMP CO.
that a committee of the National Civic Fed-

burne Patent Cuff Holders. eration will carry to officials of the Steel

They cannot slip. Instantly 76 Park Placo,

New York
Corporation conciliatory proposals that may

released. By mail, 20 cents the
end the strike.

pair. Catalogue of scarf hold

ers and other novelties made OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS.

with Washburne Fasteners,

Free.
Our unique method August 20.-An armed mob drives all the negroes

AMERICAN RING CO.,
of selling may, in-
out of Pierce City, Mo., after lynching a man

Box 55, Waterbury, Conn.
terest you. Where

accused of outrage, shooting another negro,
no dealer sells our
pianos we sell

and burning another in his home.

direct; practically bring our large Boston establishment, 'Factory and August 21.-Señor Vicuna, minister from Chile

A New Idea in Trunks Warerooms to your door. We will quote you our

to the United States, dies in Buffalo. lowest prices, explain our Easy Pay System, as avail

The STALLMAN DRESSER Iowa Democrats meet in state convention able in the most remote village in the United States

TRUNK is constructed on new as if you lived in Boston or New York, More than and nominate Thomas J. Phillips for gover

principles. Draws instead of trays. this, if our careful selection of a piano fails to please

A place for everything and everynor. you, in other words, if you don't want it after seeing

thing in its place. The bottom as and trying it, it returns to us and we pay railroad August 22.-President McKinley issues a procla

accessible as the top. Defles the freights both ways. We solicit correspondence. mation inviting all the nations of the world

baggage-smasher. Costs no more to take part in the Louisiana Purchase Ex

than a good box trunk. Sent

C.O.D., with privilege of examinaposition, to be held at St. Louis.

tion. Send 20. stamp for illus

trated catalogue, 121 Boylston St., Boston, Mass. Secretary Hay arrives in Canton and confers

F. A. STALLMAN, with the President on international ques

4 W. Spring St., Columbus, O.
tions.
THE SANITARY STILL August 24.- Treasury officials discover an ex-

tensive conspiracy to smuggle Chinese into
on your kitchen stove furnishes
plenty of distilled aerated water at

the United States from Mexico.
trifling cost. Simple as a tea kettle.
JUSTICE DAVID J. BREW-

August 25 - Henry Noles, a negro convicted of
ER, U.S. Supreme Court writes: "I

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Black-Seven Pieces.

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