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it THE LITTLE WIFE AT HOME. Y n5 dear littlt wlfo nt bomo. John, With ever m much to do. Stitchcrf to wu nml tables to pet. And o many tliotn;lit of you; The beautiful lioti-tetioUl fairy. nilin your heart with light: Whatever vim meet today, John. tio cheerily homo to-nisht. For thousti yoti nre worn and weary. You needn't 1k ira or curt; There urn word like darts to cemle hearts, Ttiero au looks (lint wound and hurt. With the key lu the latch at home. John. Drop tlu troitlile out of sight; To Uio little wife who Is waiting, Go cheerily homo tonight . -Woman's Magazine. TIIK HOLY MAN. Yrn Tfizoe was very old. In all tlie villages, for nmriy miles around, none was h( old. none so wiso. Ho had sold all ho had and given the money to the poor one your, when the Ho-Ang-Ho had broken over its hanks and had swept all the rice and millet crops down toward the hea Ho had boon very rich, and his benefactions had saved many hundred. of jK'ople from starvation Hut when they blessed him and would have given him back his great possessions after one or two prosperous seasons, ho would not. Let bo, my children," ho said. "Sly forefathers niado mo rich, and 1 have no son to leave riches to Ho you all my eons and enjoy your heritago now." So lie dwelt in a little house ho had builded with his own hands on the mountain side, and ato of the millet which he grew on a little patch of ground ho had cleared, and wanted nothing. Ami liecuusu he was wise ho healed tho people when they were sick, and prayed for them when they died, and taught them many proverbs from the writings of the poets: for his books only he had not sold. And so they would have wor shiped him, but ho forbade them, saying: "I am a man ako. Pray not to mo till I .am dead, for then it may be that I can hear anil can help you." Meantime he prayed always, to his forefathers and to Huddlui. And ho builded him a little prayer wheel for himself and set it in tho brook that ran down the mountain 6ido. so that night and day his prayers wore always rising to Buddha for his soul. Hut ho builded n greater wheel for his neighbors, and set it where there was mure water, for ho said: "1 am only one, and they are many." And every year ho mado a long pil grimage to the banks of tho great river that none can see across becauso there are mists and clouds and always the farther bank is veiled in darkness where Buddha, and the pious dead who uro ghost.s, live forever. And ho prayed always for the boatmen to eomo to him and ferry him across the great river where so many were crossing every day: but ho cauie not. Yen Tszee was very sad every year when tho lioutiiiiiii came not, and ho went back to his little house on tho mountain side with a heavy heart: but the jwople rejoiced when ho returned, for they loved him. And he would see that they were glad and he would forget his sorrow, until the winter would come again, when he could not work in the field nor visit tho sick, and tho days were dark, and the nights long. Then ho waved, saying: " Because I am very old and my anus and my legs nro weak, anil Iwauso 1 have no moro joy in my body. I would cross great river," and again ho would m.iko tho pilgrim age and watch and wait for tho boat man, but ho came not But at last there came a winter when it was nine times colder than ho had ever known, and when the snow was very deep. And ho could not go to his neigh bora when they were sick, and they could not come to him. for they wero sick, and he was old and very "feeblo. Ad he went again to tho river. Tho way was long, and his poor, thin legs bent under him as ho toiled through tho snow and ice. and his heart failed him because he was sick with tho cold, but ho went on till ho camo to tho river, and tho boatman was there, and tho boat was there. Then Yen Tsaw said: "Aro you come to take mo across tho river?" And tho boatman, who was old and bent, and who wore a thick veil, said: "Yea, if you aro ready." And Yen Tsee said; "1 am ready." Yen Tszee was very glad, and ho drew near to the boat to step in that ho might ortass the river, but when ho camo near. bo stopped and shrank back, for thcro was no liottoui to tho boat, and there was nothing but water for him to step on, -awl tho water was very black and colder than ice. He shuddered, and Buid: "1 am very cold nnd 1 am too old and weak; 1 cannot go in tho water." Then tho boatman said: "If you havo faith, tho water will bo sis tho bottom of the boat, and you shall go across tho rive-: but if you havo not faith it will not hold you up." Then Yen Tszeo said, "I havo faith," aad he stepped into the boat, and lo! tho water loro him up even tho sarno aa tho wooden lottom of a lxiat. Then tho boatman pushed off from tho Blmrc, and Yen Tszeo was very much afraid, for tho river was vorv t.wift and the !oat was old and rotten, and tho wa ter scorned to rise up on either Bido; and Lo thought the boat nnd tho boatman and ho would all sink. And ho prayed Hi Buddha. Tho boatman rowed hard and spako over a wt rd, but he streftm, and not straight across, and tho harder he pulled tho slower tho boat went, for tho water raged u-rribly. Then tf.ey flatted away from tho shore, so that Yen Tszeo could neither see In-hind nor beforo him, lecuu.so tho mist that is ul wava over tho river was very thick. While they wero in tho middle of tho river Yen Tszx saw a man swimming in tho Icy water, and he was ulmtt epent, so that Lo could awlm no moro ami wok near sinking; and Yen Twu-o called to tho boatman to stop to tliut Mioy should save tho man, But tti boatman eald "No, Wo cannot ttop to save him; because if we do you cannot go across tho river, for 1 cannot carry two across." Then Yen Tszeo wept sorely, for ho longed to go across, but ho said: "I can not see this man Krish. We must help him. Stop and 1 v. ill pull him into tho Uiat." Anil the txatman stopped nnd Yen Tszeo pulled tho drowning man into tho boat, and when ho l(x!:o. at his face he saw that it w;is his own Udy that he had rcsrut'd. Ami ho wondered greatly and looked up at the Uiatman. and lo! the boatmans veil fell off and Yen Tszeo saw that ho was not old and Unt. but that he was n beautiful angel Then the ctntids and mist rolled .away, nnd they ratne lo the olher side, where Yen Tszeo saw Buddhartiid many angels. And ho dwell there-. I'".;les-(Jurtis in New York Independent. , .11 in Itmvle (hilrleil Thrm. There wero three Bowie brothers James. Stephen and Rezin. They wero all "fighting men." as dangerous indi viduals woio denominated in those times, but wero not bullies. They never com menced a difliculty. and in tho ordinary intercourse with their neighbors wero uiet and courteous, but always ready to defend the weaker side. An old Meth odist minister, who died years ago, ono of the pioneers of Christianity in tho early days of tho southwest, also told mo a story illustrating this characteristic. "1 was holding a meeting at Church EXi 11. Miss., in 1SI!0," said the venerable preacher, "when n lot of roughs, llnt boatmen and others disturbed tho con gregation to such a degree that I thought there would Ih serious trouble. So, hist before the evening service was to begin, I called together several gentlemen to know what should In? dono if tho troublo was renewed. Among thoso present was a small man whom I had not met beforo and alxMit whom there was nothing re markable except his low, soft voice and leeuliar ringed gray eyes. '1 don't think then' will ho any more trouble, jarson.' ho said. 'I will stay to-night and see you through.' I thanked him and in tho bustle forgot to.asl; my friend who ho was. Tho congregation was just begin ning the first hymn when a burly ruffian, half drunk, camo staggering down tho aisle of tho church and halting in front of tho pulpit gave an Indian war whoop. In a second the gentleman with the un usual eyes had him by tho collar with one hand and an enormous knifo raised above his head in the other. 'Sit down, you drunken devil, or by 1 will cut your throat from ear to ear!' " 'Why. who uro you?' said tho other, in shaky tones, " My name is James Bowie.' was tho answer 'and if 1 hear another whimper out of you or any member of your gang. 1 will waste no words, but come back to you. Now, go. And the man went without a word, and I low to then joined in tho singing of tho hymn with an air that was edifying in tho extreme. Thcro was no more troublo that night, nor ever after. Tho roughs Irnd enough." Wash ington Herald. She Slutlrd HI ill. There was rather a sensational attempt at burglary tho other night at Minneapo lis, Mum. Mr. Jackson, foreman m tho blacksmith shop at tho Industrial works, recently fell heir to a very large fortune from the old country. Tho other day some impiisitivo stranger, to whom Mr. Jackson gave little attention, asked hira if tho expected legacy had yet arrived, no was dismissed with a brief answer, and the matter would probably have been forgotten were it not for the startling events which followed. That very night, some timo after 12 o'clock, Mrs. Jackson was awakened by a noiso at ono of tho windows in the bed room in which she and her husband wero sleeping. This frightened her, but fright was increased to terror nt tho sight of a man stealthily creeping over tho window cill into tho room, Tho plucky little woman never delayed proceedings by stopping to 6cream or shake her husband, but, springing to tho floor, grasjKl a convenient bed slat, swung it with the grace and force of a professional basoliall player, mado a hit the first time, and with a resounding whack sent tho stunned intruder back through tho window, Her temerity was followed by a natural reaction, and it was noon bef ore she recovered her nerves sufficiently to tell what had occurred. Tho open window and blood on the bed slat suggested that there hud lieen serious troublo, which was fully explained when Mrs. Jackson was able to tell her story. New York Press. Didn't Catch lllm. Of course, with his millions of wealth derived from his electrical machines, nobody would be fool enough to offer to pay Inventor ftlisnn for amusing her guesui, but a certain Fifth avenuo ma tron undertook to accomplish it by diplo macy She was going to givo a recej tion, und through u mutual friend sho invited Mr. Edison to lx' present- Ho devotes no time or attention to society of any sort, but he allowed himself to Iks persuaded to becomu a guest on this oc casion A TWO FOOT GAUGE. UNIQUE AND INTERESTING FEATURES OF A LITTLE MAINE"RAILROAD. Something Which South nml Coutrul American llnilwuy rrojectoin Aro In quiring .Minut Xmel I'cuturcs of an Kxtrciitiely .Nnrroiv Conge Itoiul Cost. NAVIGATING THE AIR. rankfort. N. Y., tho 0111 a, the well known k fj and identified him- j J. 1&, velvo voars with tho I Cart Mycr Think It Will Sotiiej Day lie a Common Thin;:. Carl Myers, of Fn husband of Cailotta, feminine aeronaut, self for tho past twelve years with tho problem of aerial navigation, who has been a guest nt the Wayno hotel during the past few days, is what a theatrical man might call an aeronautic manager. Ho sometimes takes a little excursion up into the cloud country to seo if tho ethe- Our Latest and Greatest Premium Offi I or CI 101 CmOPMA, As our narrow gnugo mart, tho Bridgton and Saeo River, which taps tho Portland nnd OgdenMuirg (standard gauge) nt lliraui, six- fjm tllillW lAt tf TlrMrrfmi nrwl fMt,- I west of I'ortlmid.isarel.antative.nndonel ,Val i0119 1"ols, nt ndJf thil,K3 1 ot tho best representatives, of its kind, I will , take it for illustration. The nenernl render. da well ns railroad men, will readily note its unique, Curious and interesting features. Tho road was built in tho summer ot 1SS2 and tho winter of 184Ci-. That winter waa notable as ono of the mos.t severe on record. the mercury for weeks nt a time registering from 5 dogs, to i de;;s. Mow r.ero, mid the i snow being deep, which, with the then high ' price of materials, mr.do tho expense, much moro than it uouhl cost to build tho same! road nt tho present time. Tho oxnet length 1 of tho raid is 15.1) miles, independent of sidings. Tho cost of coustruction was $10!),. S!Vj; of equipment, ftfS.-UU; total cost, jsHCi,. 80S. Tho samo kind of steel rails can now be bought from 'M to 85 per coat, less, mid other materials aro cheaper; so that what then cost nbout $1,000 ymv mild to construct could uow lw dono for 5700. Tho rails nro of steel, Cawbriilgo pattern, nro iK) feet long, and weigh SO pounds to tho ynrd. Xuinbcr of ties used cv mile, 'J,040. There aro two engines built nt tho Ilink Icy Locomotive works, 15oton ench weigh hu 20,000 Kunrts, with driving wheels o0 inches in diameter; nml their xwer, con sidering their small sizo aud weight, is simply surprising, ns la shown ty tho way thoy con are nil there, but not often. Tho nsceu sions which he himself has mado num ber only forty-four. Ho has, however, a corps of star aeronauts employed, and contracts with county fairs and Fourth of July celebrations to furnish balloons and experienced air sailors at reasonable prices, with satisfactory spectacular fea tures guaranteed. Ho has also given at tention to the improvement of tho Wal loon, and tine muslin manufactured from sea island cotton becomes, when treated by a process invented by him, a better material from which to manufac ture air ships than silk, nnd much less expensive. Anticipating tho day when monopo listic individuals will control tho aerial trunk lines of navigation as yell as state legislatures and slower means of trans portation lower down, ho has continued investing in aerial property, occasionally laying by a balloon for n rainy dav, until he is now the owner of twenty-seven gas ' air ships, U'sides a largo number of hot I air balloons. His gas balloons are manned by a crew of thirteen persons, and ho has iifeii quor steep grades with heavy loads, ami force j a much larger number than that to run their way with plows through deep snows, his hot air contrivances. nnd htigo drifts, by which thoy nro seldom long detained. Tho two passenger enrs (built at tho Iieonm Car works, New Hampshire) nro each 45 by 0 l-'J foot, Kncli seats thirty paisoiigers ono person to n seat, there being two rows of seats is finished in solid ma liagony, nnd nicely upholstered. Between tho floorings of each car mineral wool three inches deep raiders them tiro proof, prevents tiny cold nlr from passing, nml deadens tho noiso. Theso cars nro run with littlo jar or noiso on IS i'-n-h wheels, nro equipped with tho Miller platform und vncuuni brakes, nro elegant, cozy, pleasant, comfortable, in short, nro very way satisfactory, nnd compare favorably with their moro pretentious breth ren. Tho freight curs, soaio twenty in num ber, ni-o !i0 by 0 1-2 feet, and carry ordinnrilv a uuruon ot eight tons, although having a The result of long study devoted to tho subject and nn extensive experienco hns been to make Mr. Myers n beliover in tho eventual practicability of navigating tho upper air. He is now the proprietor of what is said to be the only balloon factory in tho world, but ho declarer his convic tion that such concerns will some day bo as common as car shops or ship yards. "I havo just perfected," ho said, "what I call nn air velocipede, nnd shall givo public exhibitions of its capabilities in tho near future It is provided with a reservoir containing sufficient hydrogen gas to support the weight of ono indi vidual. Then by means of a devico oper ated by tho hands and feet it can bo llltTOUV. Tut MiwuflTit CrrtorMieonU1ni aomplte ai1 i i iintoirer me wi Aititriou utii ir. rro- r?trl1liitralc.! with nuiiirroiii Ante.tAte or Ibt Ktbtlllon; t f mii.:! llui.nt nt Am-rlci, from H diitorrry by ColumbuMo m pitu iniir critpiiifl acriruou r untftuf Millet ftlld fitmoilitiit ..-i,l lit the lilaterf f U nation, ehtonoloftcal hiuiin .no . eic ltlOdll I'll V. Tl.l (teal woik eonlatna tho I.lfea ft all eir I iif Hie I'ulte.1 Male, from WaMnr.ton ti lltmie,iii with t ir alia an l oilier lltiil fallen , alao Meet ant I -iftrtlla ..f Naiton lletiafarte, Sliale apeare. llyrtM), William f'tttii Iteiijamiii I'raiiklln. Ilenrf CUT, Daniel Webaler, and t utpin"ii, anthora, I"91', irncrata, ctermD, olc., ilotMi I" (be israelii daf . AUKICri.TI'lli:. ValnaMa hlnlian.l naertil aum anient In I- it lurra, urathiir. of fleM e rope, galea an.1 fenoea, forlllif ere. It m.i liniileiiiriita t hie. lock ralaluf, I lie I tl.l I n ( Iba treatment of tl.aeaea,tf ttitmeatla animate) pnullrT keeplnc, and boe made tireefnl mid profitable; beekeeping, dairy farmlni, eto. Tho treatment itf llirao aubjeele la complete and oihauatlre, and ten lera the irotk of ureal praetloal uia lo faruiere and alookmen. HOItTirri.TITKi:. Herein li ulren Hie tnoit u.tful bint, lortonere of nil kind tf tegetabtea and frulta, aa gathered from the eapeilrnc or the nioNt auceeaarul liorlloutturleta. AltCIU'l r.! l l!lin. nelgnaanddanrorhoueel.eottagta, barna rati I other ontbulldloia, at lib valuable aunealloue u Ihoie Inteudlug to build. HO!SKIIOI.I. Thle trotk eonlalne tiled and letted reelpea i.r niiiivbi rietj iiiiBgiiianie unit mr nrraa laet, ainnrr ann lea IN FOUR VOLUMES. A Greaf and Wonderful Worfr. COXTlll-tO 2,176 Pages 620 Beantifnl Illustrations! Tn Mamkotii CTCI.or.TJDtA hu been pnb-llahe-J to nifft Urn wnt of the) muari for a unltemal C(mrnjtim of knowledge, prarUe&L uaerul, fclentlflc anil eneral. The work la pnti. liahPil conipletx In lour lame nml liandmnee Tolutnf , cctmi rlalne rt total ot 2,178 (attt, tout la proftieeljr HlualrtiltTtli6a)l.autllule'nTB?w lna. Tliottaauila of dollar hare been f ipendeit to iraVo title tlin moat compute, taliiabl and uarfitl trork lor the maaaea re r ptiMlahed. It Is work for etcryliody-man, woman ami hlldv In otrry orcupatlon or walk In life. The aub tanreand practical lilllltyrf tnenty ordlnarr Toliimea are comprlaed In thfae four, and an replete la the work wltli knowledge of eetrjr kind, an filled la It with u.elul Mnta and helpful eiiltm-Btltina that we fully belleie that In trr home to nhlcli It ahall find Ita way It will aoon come to be regarded aa worth llawelphtln gold. For want of apace we can only briefly aummar Ire a email portion of tbecontentior tills great work, aa follow : Chlnefe, Japanete, the people of India, Africa, Madagaaw, raleallne, leeland, llorneo, rtiirreah, the Panderleh lartteitUv. Serrla, KarTtarla, Tattary, rathmrre and Tunlt, Ike AraJM, Turka, lletieana.floulb Atnrrleana, Amerlean ledlaae, Vien tiane, Slameie. Abf ttlnlane, Nofweglaaa, Hpanlatde. Ilathuv Italian. Oteeka. Rutataoa, aibetlane. Afghane, I'-r'nt, aloaletne. Aoitrallaua, Uuliatlana, Sifllllaoe, elo., etc JI AMirACTIIIir.f . In Ihlt gtrat wotk It alio deeerttitct and Itluatraied Ibe aria and proeeiiea orprlnllng, atereotyalatg Ixtokblndlng, wood engratlng, lithography, photography, eaUteat printing, piano making, 'taloh making, paper making, taa) nianufaeturt of tllk. Iron, ateel, glaee, china, petfumery, atoatp, leather, alareb, wall paper, turpentine, pottal eatde, paaeacey atampa, enTeloret, pent, pontile, netJIoe, and many otlaeai Ihlnge, all of wbllh will be found peculiarly Intereallaf ataal Imtructlre. KOlir.KIN lMIOnrCTO. Interetllig deacrlplloaa. Uloav traled. oftbe culture and preparation for market of tea,afw, ehooolale, oolton, flat, bemp, augar, lite, nuttuega. ebrtt ginger, cinnamon, alltplce, pepper, eoooanutt, ptneapplea, aaua anaa, prunea, dalee, ralilua, nga, ollrtt, tudla.rubber.ttliai percha. cotk. campbor. cattor oil. tapioca, eu., ale. NAT tilt A I. III8TOUY. Inttrttilnc and InairaeMleaa deicrlptlona, aecempanled be IHuiitatlone. of numeroue aoaala Itiruf, neuea ant iDeeete, wiia tuueo aurieue iniwtmaiwn r Ihla gepatlmenl altino being worth more than nlne.lentba of tlie ceok ttooka eold nlmoal Innutnerablo binte, hetpeaud eug getttona to houeekeeperat dealgnaand auggeallotia for making tiiany bcRittlful Ihlnga for Ibe adornmeut of home. In needle ork, embrol lery, etc ; blolaen floriculture, telling how to be tuceeaeful wllli alt tho earloua plantef toilet lilnta, lellllng bow to preaerrt and beautify the oompletlou, bandf, ttetfa, balr, etc., etc. Mr.llir.M.. tlanydo'.lare In dcelora' Mil. will ba tared minually lo erery poeeeiier of tblt book througli the valuable Information herein contained. It lella bow to oure, br almple vet reliable borne remedlea. available In everv tiouiehold. eeere dlieaie and ailment thai la curable, !hl department forming a eomn'ele medical book, tha value of wblcb la any bomo can hardly bo computed In dollara and crnte. INVENTION AMI IHRCOVKUY. Knclne. tbetelearei'h. the Printing I tiierewmg aiaontne, tno . 'reaa, capacity of twelve tons. Thero aro also n 1 propelled in any direction in tho air do- buggaso mail cxpres? cur, a combination car. imi-o uaim anil uuvo pusli cars, ana a snow plow. All tlio trains nro mixed. Thoy ordi narily take ono hour to accomplish tho six teen miles of road, but havo been rim that distauco in thirty-six minutes. Tho umounl of coal required for tho round trii thirty two miles tsSOO lKvuids. Tlio heaviest trrada CJ00 feet to tlio mile) is near tho Hiram ter minus, and is on n half milo -0 deg. curve. Thcro i another curve of 18 deyi. ono of 10, ono of 12, ono of 11, tour of lu ouch, aud a coasidurublu ntimlwr of lcs degroo. Tho Central and fcJoulh American insiwo tion )Mirties lotmiud some, to them, surprising facta in their forty minutes' rido from Hiram to itridgtoa. Thoy learned that tho littlo 'JO.OOO jiouiul locumotivu coultl draw n well loadwl trian up a grade of L'OO feet to tho milo; that it could easily round a 20 deg. nnrvr t n f tint civkminr r tempting to run a train on rails only two foot 1 V"',10 !n t'R'11.n,,nl'cr of tra,c apart provod a thoroughly bafo performance. I 11 W,U 1)0 J,wt years- ago sired. The experiments already mado with tho machine show its practicability, 1 TUA.vr.iA nnd it is easier to run it than it is to pro pel a bicycle on land. "Tho same propelling apparatus on a larger scale could, of course, bo used to navigate a great air ship, if a sufficiently powerful engine, not too heavy to over come tho lifting poiVer of tho gas, could bo found to furnish tho motive power. I urn now experimenting, with encour nging results, on a very light, slmplo contrivanco run by successive explosions of small quantities of dynamite." De troit Tribune. eating deecrlittloii a of great inrenttone, Including tbo Steam l. the K eotilo 1. eht. Telephone, the Ttdo Writer, the Tvna Setting llacklue, Ilia Cotton (Jin, etc. TIIK Wnitl.IVS UONIimin. araphlo deicrlptlona, beautifully tlluatraled. ofthe Yellowatono Park. Yoiamlto Valley, hflagara Falla, th Alpa, Parla, Veeuvlua, Venlee. Vienna, the Canone of Colorado, Mammoth Cave, Natural lltldge, Walkloa Qleo, the White tlountalua, eto., (to. Peacrtpllcne. rrofuaelr llluitrated. of tho life. luanncre, ouitoutt, peculiar foruit, rltea and ecretuonlet of ibt so far us any danger of u tin over was con. corned, on account of the nearness of thu can to tlio ground and consequent lowering of the ccntorof gravity; nnd that thrco essential! of safctj, siieod and comfort wero nbuud antly securad. Our ro:id was built llvo yean ago, und in all tbia timo not a passonger has lveen injured, nt an eugino nor car over turned nor derailed, not a smash up of any kind. What Iwtttfr iveortl could bo had? Thero aro lour other Uo foot gaugo roads in Maine, tho Sandy ltiver, tho Monsou, tho Franklin and Mejautic, and unother whoso namo I cannot now rt-jall, varvina from flftcea to eigbtoo:i milos in length. A fow words, in com hision, in regard to tbo two roads to bo built in tho bouthorn part of this continent, tho possiblo adop tion by which of tho plan of tho littlo two foot road nw.iy down east drew theso emissaries from tho .outh hither. The Central American road la to bo built by tho Honduras North Const Jtailway and Im provement company, whoso president, 8. 15. McCaniico, lately inspected our road, and will connect tho port of Truzillo with Puerto Cortoz, in tho republic of Hoadurus, 115 miles long, for tlio development of tho trado in tropical fruits and vegetables, nativo woods, medicinal plants, minerals, etc,, in which that region abounds. Tho route of tho South American road is 110 miles long, and extends from Son Lorenzo bay to Isbarra, about forty miles from tho city of Quito, in Ecuador, tho city teing tho capital of tho re public, with a insulation of 110,000, and lo cated at an clorutiou of nearly 8,000 foot abovo eea level among tho Andes mountains. It is tho intention to complete tho rood to Quito, in timo, tho numo of tho road beina tho Pacific and Quito railway. Thero is uot a railway in tho country, most of tho tralllo ! being dono on tho backs of mules, aud it is proposed to build this lino to help tho trado I of that country with America. -Cuurlea O. ! Btickney in lloston Transcript. A Di'Nivriitu Ono of Snlcido. The Palmer house has been very un- deaths, to-uior- row that one of the most sensational and carefully planned suicides in the history of self destruction occurred at tho hotel. Frederick Add isou Jeffrey was tho vic tim. Ho was said to havo been n mem ber of the firm or WyckhofT & Jeffrey, of Peoria. He occupied a parlor room on tho eastern extension of tho corridor, liarly ou tho oth of July his Iwdy was found suspended over tho bath tub in his suite. The tub was filled with warm water und contained the charred frag ments of combustibles ignited by Jeffroy just before killing himself. When dis covered a stiletto was found plunged into his left breast, his throat was cut from ear to car. a pistol hung by a cord within easy reach, besido it a pearl han dled razor. His body hung by a stout cord fastened to tho ceiling. Ho had saturated his clothing with keroseno eo it would bo easily ignited from tho com bustibles in the tub. llo turned on the water as he wrote a letter, and when tho ropo ho was Ivanging by would bo burned through he would full into tho tub and burn to u crisp. Tho coroner's jury was unable to tell which killed him. Chicago Timea. ng tbelr lift and kabltt. LAW. Tut Mimuovh Cvctoranttla alto a complete (war book, telling every man bow be maybe hla own lawyae, anl containing full and conelia eiplanatlona of the general lwwe andlhe lawa of the eeveraistatea upon all mattero whtoai aver aubjeol to litigation, with uumeroue forma of legal doeueeOAt. .MINIMI. Pncrlpllonl and lltuttrallona of tho relate ot gold, liter, diamonds, coal, tail, copper, lead, iloe, II a a qulcktllver. WONnt'ItR OP Tim SEA. Herein are deaerltx4 e. llluitrated the many wonderful and beaullfnl Ihlnga found aataa botton ofthe ocean, Iba planta, rlowert, tbtllt, flthtt, eta., like wlee peatl diving, coral flihlng, ate., eto, STATISTICAL AMI MINCEM.ANEOUH. Rorolav Italttnavaal amount of uaeful and Inlereitlue Inforeaalie. Coma of which la tbo population of Amerlean olllei, area eoea) popubtlon of Ibeconllnenlt, of tbeStatet and Terrllorlee, ami of cilontlQdral countrlea ef tha world, length of the principal slvcrc,Lwide:itlc vote for elur yeara, rreildentlal alatietieav area&nC depth of aeit, lakea and oceana, height of moualalM locomrilon ur animate ami veioruy ot noaiea, notgni or aaeai menle, towops anO atruclurea, dltlancea from Waahlngtea. alaae from New Y rU, lo Important polnlt.ehropologtealhlileryofav. eovery anO prograit, popular aobriqutla of American Stataav cltlca, etc., common grammatical errora, rulea for opening, pea nunelnllon nnCuio of capitate. Wall turret phraiea. eotiieweewa- cf l!io Trorlil, eurloua facta In natural htatory, longevity at animda, oilgla or tno uamea ot otaiea, ana or countriee, or groan, worke, popular fablee, familiar quotatlona, of genlua aa4 at ptanla, dying worda of famoua peraone, falo of tha Anaa ilea, atailitlcaof Iba globe, leading goveromesta of Ibe world, eta, elo. 2 rrom the nhnvo hrlef aummary nflla enntenta anma Idea of what remarkably Intereatlng, Inntrucllvet and valtiahliiwiirli tho ilAMMOTit CYn.or.DlA la may be pained, yet hut a fractional part of tha tnplca treatxl In tltla (treat work hayo been named. Itian Taatatorehoiiaejof uaeful anil entertnlnlitR knowledge iinqneatioa ably of thu beat and moat valuable tvorkaeyer ptibllahed In any Und or langUBge. No linmealintild be with out If C U la a work to be eoniultnil every day with regard to the variolic perplexing mieatinna that conataaeJ-g-arlan m wrlllng and rnnveriatlon, by tho farmer and houeewlfi) la tbulr clfally dutlei auJ puciulta, and forooav Uuuoua readluK no work la taoro entertaluliiK or luitructlve. Grand Premium Offer to Subscribers to the Scout Hy xpcrlnl arniigmiipnt with tho publlHlmr of tho Mammoth Uyci.oivkuia. we nr eniibled to niuke our muIiktIIiith and reader the following extraortllnary offor: W trill send the Mammoth Ovi i.oimsiiia, complete in four volumes, an above describe all poslu-ie pvfimut, also Tun Okwion Scout for oni: ykah, upon receipt of only 2 an, ivMck is bit- 75 cents more than our reu'utur subscription price, so that you. practical! pet thi.i larpe and valuable, trork for the. InjUny sum of 75 cents, Thla Im u great illor. a womb'iful bartraln, it ml it. is a pli-aiuro to us to be emtbled to afford our readers n teiiiarkaiile an opixiriunliy. Through this ovtrriordlnary ollVr wo liope t htrgolv iiifi nn our lienbitiim. PluaHO tell nil ytnir friend that they can act tie iM am moth vcf.OtVHiHA in four volumci, wlih a'yearV suhHciIpilon to our paper, for only 5.2r IVf.-it hhi! faeiion Ih guaranteed to nil who taku adviinlagoof tlilrtgrcevt t roiiiluin oirnr. Thiwu who o -lib eripllous havo not. jet expired v ho renew now will receive the Mammoth CycloPWiia u once, an-1 Iheir Kiib-.criptlonH will bo extendo one yenr from ilutu I expha I u. The Mammoth Cyui.oimsdia will also bo giv free Ui aoy one xi-mllug Hi a i litb oi ihrm yearly sub-icrlliurs to our paper, noco piuilou wilh il ft In . ash. Addie-H all letters: The Oregon Scout, Union, Or. CRAESO PREMIUM OFFER! A. SET OF THE l'roli'otlnn ARalnit fold. A well known physician, whoso oxporienco enables him to b-pcal: with authority on tho subject, gives tho folloivini; advico for pro tection agaiast cold when driving I "Provido yourself with a good keroseno oil lantern. woll flllod aud trimmed, and with sufllciont 1 oil If necessary for refilling, and you havo Uio mfyst tlTlr;irnt moini fnr Anrlnvfnre tl, i cold that can bo got. This Juntorn. belnz He has liecomo accuRtomed to famo ' uShted' kcIjt boaeath any covering tliat and the attention of cicntbtH. but it i.1 possible that ho felt just a littl" Mattered by tho countenance of New York hwcII dom. Anyhow, he committed hinmelf to tho reception. On the day previous ho received a note from the proHpectivo hostenH very politely rrtpnvtiiiK him to brim: ulmiiru DhouoL'ranh. u bIil thornlit pulled up tho itH oM'ration by him would lo highly up- uilt4 ,l elm . !.....! I... . t .... preciaieu iiy tno company Jiicn no dihcerned the trap that waa eet for him, and ho kept clear of it by writing his rcgretH at lieing compiled to break tho eiJgugeincnL--New York Star. A Vultioil War Retlo, Angelo Pacha, color sergeant of Com pany O, First Michigan cavalry, under Capt. Alexander, wan in tho battlo of Gettysburg. On tho third day of tho fight when tho buglo call Bounded ho drank water out of his tin cup. He placed it in the crotch of an apple treo and joined bin command nnd forgot all about it. Liiht week ho went to tho bat tlefield and iKiught tho treo for $25, and had tho tree cut up and carried to his homo. Tho cup was completely imbed ded in the crotch of thotreo, and Angelo prizes tho relic lioyond anything that he owns. Ho waa in tho city yesterday and gave away parts of tho npplo treo to his old army comrades. Cincinnati En quirer, A treat iif French Hunker. Considerable sensation was produced In Paris u week or two ago by tho arrest WOW I CHARLES eUXUlleUllLS 7 In Twelve Large Volumes, CIIAUIJM niCKPNB. Whlolt wo Offor with a Year's Subscrlptlom. to thin Paper for a Triflo Moro titan Onr Regular Subscription Price. Wishing to largely Increaiso tlio circulation of UiUi paper during tlio next nix inniitlis, wo lmvo inaila arraiicriiiontH with a Now York iniblUhhig liouuo wheroby wo nro cimlilctl to offor ns a pntniiimi to onr. BUbaoriltoiH n Kel of llm IVorka of Charlea Ilck elm, in '1 lvilv liurgo unil llHiitlwmto Vulumeai, wilh a yoHr'rt Hiibncrlptlou to I bin jut per. lor a triflo morn tlmn our rinulr sub Hcriptlon price. OurgroKt nfTur to HiiliNcrllx-rtj ccliimcH any ever hirolofoio mndp. Cluirli Diclii'im was tlio crenteat hovoIIbI who ever lived. No nnilior beforo or vuico his timoliuti won tho fumo Hint ho achieved, ami his works are oven more tiopuliir to-dav than ilurirtg liix lifetime. Thoy abound In wit. humor, pathi'H, liniHlerly delineation of clmrncter, vivid dcBcriptiona ot pluci-M and incitlenU, tlirilllnu' ami uklllfully wrought jilolH. Kaoli book Ih iuteiiHoly hitcreHtiiir!. No htinioiil.oiiltl bo without a net of tin ho great and roiiutrk ablo woike. Not to havo read tliem Is U bo far behind tho ago hi which wo live, Tho eet of Dickoim' works which wo offer as tv iiroininm tn our Hiilmcrilierti Ih liandnomnly printed from entirely new platen, wl h new type. 'I'lm Iwolvo volunicH contain thn following wiirhl-fimoua workb, each ouo of which lu pub liHlieil oimi)ileie, unchanged, and absolutely unabridged : m tn nrrtjft tlin 11rnlix will nr1l mntL. T. ."-- --l .1 n , ,. . rially to one's comfort wUo must make winter I vc" ""ow" "aiiuurn wu tno bus tripi. I will add, in counoction with tho lantern, that a rubber coat, gossamer or rub ber blanket is u most dusirablo garment for a long, cold rido. If any ono will try theso suggestions ho or sho will novcr Btart out again for acolil drive without tho lantern and oil; also, a good, strong umbrella is a good protection against u cold wiiid." Chicago News. An i:iiiireW llruvy Unlr. Tlio empress always suffered much from lieadiiclm. borne think partly owing , to her hej,vy liulr. whhdi n'achetl far be low her kmiai in wavy chchtnui mans8, I nnd r.lio umiI often to sit in tlio gunh-iis at iKirnbcrg In thu nun whllo her nmld rouilMHl and brtulied it out, Vienna Utter Ilreuth from Tiilicretiluna I'atlnnU. At a recent mooting of tho Biological soci ety it was fchown that tho air exhaled by tuberculous patlonU, for instance, docs not contain any mlorobui, and that tho breath probably plays no part In tho contagion of infoctloui diMMistM, At tho tamo timo. but picion that they were concerned with tho disappearance of n Swiss named Caudrian. The latter had been a serv ant of a Mine. Fessurt, and ut her death received her fortune of 200,000 francs, His riifcies drove him demented, nnd einco ho disappeared tho bankers with whom ho dexjsited his money havo been arrested. Chicago Times. DAVID COPPERFIELD, MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, NICHOLAS NICKELBY, DOM BEY AND 80N, BLEAK HOUSE, LITTLE DORF2IT, OUR MUTUAL FRIEND, PICKWICK PAPERS, BARNABY RUDCE AND CHRISTMAS 8TORIE8, OLIVER TWIST AND GREAT EXPEC TATIONS, THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP AND THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELER, A TALE OF TWO CITIES, HARD TIMES AND THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Tho nbovo are without question the moat famous uovels that were over written. For a, qiiarlor i f a contury timy lmvo been celolinitod in every uook and conier of tho eivlliaeil world. Yet there aro thousands of homes in Amorioa not yet supplied with a set of Dickens, tho iihiuI high cost of tlio hooks provonthig people in moderate circumslancos from enjoying this luxury Jiut now, owing to tlio uso of modorii improved printing, fohlhig and sliichlorr manlduery, thu oitiomely low price of white paier, aud tho great competition in tlio book trade, we uro tumbled to offer to our subscribum and readers & sot of Dickons' works at m. I prioo which all can afford to pay. Uvcry homo in tho loud may now be supplied with a set; j of the meat uufhur s woiks. Our Great Offer to Subscribers to the SCOOT. KiicouruKliisr luteallutlori, Tho Abtloy-Coopor prize, of n vnluo of $1,500, will bo uwurded in 1802, Tho question proposed is, "Tlio Inlluence of Hicro-orgunlBins Uimn Inllitiiimat ion.' by othor i-arbona, it ho U-eii shown that tho 11,0 II-'rsof thoso contostiiiK (ot tho air expelled from the healthy human lung I'rl should Ihi writton In Ifngllsli or contuinii pocuhur matters lluit aro certainly jioUonous (the i uWkjiuo ncul U-ing lueJudul, of coune), and that are given up by thu lung Itailf. Tho great phviulgiat Waller has already ciproaiol tho ftlo.i that such iiMtter do exut .'on Cor. Popular Hclonco New., uccoiupunleil by nn ttngliali trannlathm, and fchould Iw uldrttssMl beforo t lit lt of January, 180, to tho (luy liopltul. IikIoii. Tlio prlxo will not lo awnnled to two or iluou working logullior. ycl-tuce. We will send the HN iinnfii:roK Dickhnh ' described, all posliuie jurnaid bit oursetres ds upon receipt of ' 0, which w only 50 cents vi vriceot thlsjiaper, 0 ir M"o("rn, iheirftue, i n. In twidvo volumes for o iiy tin tvnt. Thh N tin . to this Umu a set of I)i. kuiin' w irks h is imua friends that thoy ran u t set Dickens' HiibHcrliitlou to I ii h Oi'icooN fcour f 'r onb premium. If ion. ti'w r .U-i" u u t u v will be extt'inbil one i ar f nui tU o f excl US IlleOVC, Ir tl All p'l l Mill, t I lll IHf MOIIldil acciimpunletl will. :i im n ilx ,, Adiliims kh fa WFieVK voLUMra, as abem Thk OitiitioN fc'coiiT fur nun ymak, e than the regular subscrijtfto ealu wet ti hui ul Dm kt im' work mil' hi piemlum ever ollered, Up un 91(1 nr nuio Trll all your In invi' v.. unlr-, with a yor' 1 b 1 nh- mm mid get thiKrt : U H in itf no illllt rei c, lot it We wlb a -0 v a - i t uf lflnxtais, v U of iw arl sub. rllewa-ai, THE OREGON SCO IT, Union, Or.. I