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TIIE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1893.
Weekly Chronicle l
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M L AM l-rltsOXAI..
the lsliv br..inrir. I n.l , with an attack ol pneumonia.
' Tins flag on the Court " "l ,mH ' K. S. Karri. Ml for Wapiniti this
mast in respect to the memory o( J umrjg wilu double team ''"
Hon. Jan. i Mr. Hugh (ilenn returned U.t even-
Miss Cert rude Meyers, arrived .n the injf fr0II, a flTinf( business trip to Port
vesterday noon train from Portland, airs J Uml
-ill Mlnrn Mtt MoniUv. Tl. rlmir of the M. K. ehurch' will
The contract for the construction ol
the Columbia Navigation Company's
rail ay Jia been awarded Messrs.
tilenn A McKenxic.
The entire w Uth of the Columbia river
la froren over today opposite thii city,
for aome distance above the Regulator
wharf to a po"t bout opPs' l,oe
Mr. A. IS. Wilcox hai returned uv
Bake Oven, from his sojourn for hit
health In Portland, during which time
he haa nearly regained hi former
N-cretarv Noble has ordered that ML
Uainier and ita adjoining landa on the
western slot, be withdraw n from settle
ment, and Senator Squire expect
Mount Kainier faresl reservation to I
made by proclamation tomorrow.
Sao Francisco hai a new candidate for
public favor in a very handsome publi
cation entitled Town Talk. The copy
before ns is a gem. ! " " matter
and make up, while the printing is of
the highest style of the "art preserva
tive." The new machinery ordered for the
steamer City of Eltensbnrgh last full
rs .Wived en route, and is iut now
being placed io position. She wiil be
, . . . : l-.il-
tlie only uoai on me run -
re smf two smokestacks, and Will
emble the Mississippi ''v"r steamers in
The.Telegiaui says: "The senate is
not taking very kindly to F.astern Ore
gon's wishes. First, Black man's bill for
a bridge over the John Iay river was de
feated, and now the same fate 1eflls
Haley's portage bill. II that section had
a few more senators it would I more
fortunate." Not such a lslsoii. let it
A Washington dispatch to-day states
tliat Senator Dolpli yesterday saw the
presideut regarding his bill extending
the time for payment on railroad land,
bat the president wonld not act until
the secretary of the interior had ap
proved the bill. The latter was then
called upon for an immediate report,
and the bill w ill probably be approved
Aluminum -horseshoes have been tried
in one of the cavalry regiments. A
number of horws were shod on one fore
foot and hind foot with this metal, or
dinary iron shoes lieing used on the
other feet. At the end of six weeks,
during which time the animals had been
moving on a hard and stony road, it was
found that the aluminum shoes had worn
much better than tboe ol iron, and not
one of the former had gone to pieces.
i'ortland weather yesterday, beat the
Chicago weather of latt Sunday where it
was so cold that firemen srf frozen to
the sidewalks at a fire. In the consoli
dated city yesterday it' is said the
weather was so cold that conversa
tion couldn't be carried on the telephone
wires, the words freezing on the wires
and dropping off into the streets, to tbe
imminent danger of passing pedestrians.
Many a business man cuts down his
newspaper advertising just at the wrong
time. It is not the return from jndic
ions advertising which brings success?
It is tlie cumulative effect. Watch the
business of two firms, one a live presis
tent, aggressive advertiser, the other,
negligent. Which becomes the lead
ing merchant in a few years? Buy
a space in your paper, make it interest
ing and don't begruge the money. Ad
vertising in a live paper pavs. The l
paper can live w ithout your advertise
ment better than you can live without
The Demorest medal conUst. Wednes
day evening at the court house, greeted
full bouse. The contestants Misses
Martha Schooling, Stella Harvey, Kachel
Morgan, Jennie Russell, Ruth Fisher
and Daisy Allow ay fairly excelled in
their work. The medal was awarded by
the judges, Messrs. W. H. Wilson, Ir.
Kcbnedaker and Mrs. C. J. Crandall. to
Miss Jennie Russell. An enjoyable
feature of the evening wat the solo by
Mist Myrtle Muhell, accompanied y
Mrs. Patterson. The programme passed
very pleasantly and at the close three
little boya "got no and laughed a dis -
missal to th atKiinnie.
The storm of yesterday was a w
spread one. It extended all over Oregon,
W'athington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
and the Dakotas. In some placet as
suming the dignity of blizzard. At
Umatilla the wind blew from the north
east at the rate of forty m 11 an hour,
accompanied with a light fall ol snow.
On the coast, dow n by tbe deep sea
now fell and over at Tntoosh Island the
wind blew 73 miles an bour. At Tacoma
and Olynipia the snow wat three Inchet
deep, and at Kugene City It was eight
Inchet. At Sissons the tnow wat the
deepest, measuring (wo fct. Rain or
tnow fell at nearly every point on the
coast from San Francisco to the extreme
northern telegraphic rangu.
I- mm th iHitlir t hiwilrte Mlimlij.
" mu k
All The Ihtlles ic houses will be tilled
witi, Ut, by tonight.
Scufcrt Bros., are harvesting big
i of ice l the cannery ice house.
I lf. t-Viil.-p lir-n.-rst i quit ill
meet promptly at seven o clock mis
Dr. J. C. Taylor, who has been
very 111 for three woekt past, is reported
to be Improving.
There will be lots of fun coasting on
Union street this evening, so says oneof
the Y. B. C. C.a.
Xo services will be held in St. Peters
church tomorrow, as Rev. lather Brons
geest is dangerously ill.
Kansas City, St. Paul, Sacramento,
and New York City, have representa
tives in TlPaHes todav.
The fine dry flakes of snow continued
to fall nearly all last night, adding two
and one-half inches to the record
M r. Thomas Burgess of Bake Oven was
in the citv yesterday. He says the trip
coming in was the womt one he has ever
experienced on the road.
J. F. Lucas of Centerville, is in the
city, lie says Klickitat county is in
the height of good feeling over future
bright prosiiects in all lines.
The snow is two feet deep on IHitch
Flat this morning. This flat is about
2,50ii feet abjve sea Itvel, and about
nine miles southwest of the city.
Sth Morgan, the populist orator is in
the city. He is quite enthusiastic over
,....:.. w.i.-. ,;..,. i
refine iiouwcai uiumwii. -vw,
believe that he i entitled to any ottice
in the gift of Presides Cleveland.
That lawless comet has again been
seen from the Lick observatory. The
heavenly lunatic will get into trouble
and lose another of its tails if it doesn't
exercise more discretion in its ramblings.
Ir. Sutherland of I'ortland, is in the
city for a few days. It cannot be a pro
fessional business, as our city physicians
complain of dull time In their line. As
one said yesterday, the city is distress
Preaching morning aud evening at the S00,0UO.
Methodist F.piscopal church, by the j A close friend of the president says
pastor. Sunday, Jan. 2l)tb, to which all j tj,al jlB js not jn f4V0r 0f the acquisition
are cordially invited. Revival services olny territory by the United States
will be continued next week. It all ttlHt j, pgred by water. How does
arrangeto attend. iroVer feel about it?
A few minutes past i-' o'clock today a ' Krienda of Latimer Booth w ill be
robin was noticed perched on top of the I pienBe,j to learn that be is now so rap
eonrt house flagstaff, chirping content- jji- recovering from his serious illness
edly amid his snowy surroundings, the
flag below him flying at half matt in
the cold breen. "Poor rbin."
The Mignonette dancing club held its
weekly meeting last evening at Frater
nity hall. A large number were present,
and jollity reigned supreme. The club
dances are a very enjoyable feature in
the season's pleasures.
F.ldon Patten was arret-ted last even
ing by Marshal Maloney charged with
assaulting his wife with razor. He
was tried befoie Justice Schntx this
morning and found guilty of m in pie as
sault for which a ten dollar hi!-- was im
posed, not having the wherewithal, he
was remanded to the custodv of Tom
Recorder Menefee had J. C. Hansen
before him this afternoon charged with
breaking into the store of Mays & Crowe.
The evidence adduced showed clearly
that the prisoner was the guilty party,
and the court accordingly held him to
appear before the grand jury. Hit
bonds were fixed at M0, for want of
which he was remanded to jail.
The launch of the steamer Regulator
and Western Queen did not come off to
day according to programme, in conse
quence of the fact that -there wat no
water in sight. The river is completely
frozen over and as an ice bridge is such
a rarity here it w ill le kept for exhibi
tion purjioses as long as possible. When
the ice goes out, the steamers go in.
Dr. Iiiuehart finished moving into his
elegant resilience, at the head of Laugh
lilt street yesterday. The doctor de
serves congratulations on having one of
the most picturesque locations and the
handsomest residence in the city. He
has, In addition to all the modern im-
ttrfitian.atiia . .. i . elui.tpii. 1 i 1 1 1 a 1 1 1 trnf'V
, ,;.,. u ,ulo Ther
but few ,.ilU.. on the co,at of the
, (j, Tw cm o( m
i ,i0UM., U), f ,n.
'! esterday s Cliao.Mfl.ie iiuotes a
Portland paper, aa saying that, the cold
I was so severe at that place, as to freeze
the worda on the telephono wires, and
intimating that It surpassed the incident
reported Irotn the east, of the engineer
who was frozen at the throttle. The
Dalles it generally found in the proces
sion, and a case is reported hero of a
man who was actually "froxen out"
during the recent cold snap, w hile sit
ting by a red hot stove, trying ti enjoy
himself in a game of cards. He lost hit
J. Folco was arrested Thursday even
ing by ItepiUy U. S. Marshal Jameson
on com plaint of a woman named Maggie
Plummtr, charged with sending obscene
matter through the mailt. At the pre
liminary hearing last evening before I'.
S. Commissioner J. M. Huntington he
was held to appear belore the U. N.
district court at I'ortland. Folco ad
mitted having written the letter, but
denied that it was of an obscene nature.
The commissioner, howver, saw tit to
give the letter an obscene construction,
which was contrary to the meaning In
tended by Mr. Folco, as he endeavored
to explain it. Folco gave the required
bond for hit appearance and was set at
Kruin lbs Psllr ChmiiU'le. Monday.
Tickets for the Fireuinn's ball are go
ing off like hot cakes.
When you see our ad. top-side-under-most,
fetch in your job work.
Mr. D. K. Oilman of Dallas, is in the
city at a guest of Messrs. French A Co. '
S. F. Weill of Portland, came op last
night to complete filings on forfeited
If you don't look at the fourth page of
Th Chromcm daily you are liable to
Miss Liztie Richards who has been
visiting in Portland for the past three
months, returned yesterday.
Attorneys B. S. Huntington, and J. Li
Story left for Salem yesterday to attend
the supreme court, now in session.
The press of America Is almost unani
mous In expressions favorable to the an
nexation of the Sandwich islands.
Mr. V. F'ricman of Helena Mont., is
visiting his uncle, Mr. J. Frieman, of
this city, while on his way to San Fran
cisco. The lovely snow fell so admirably Sat
urday evening and this afternoon at to
call forth numerous "beautiful" expies
sions. Report says two men were drowned
on the ice above The Dalles today, but
we failed to trace it to any corroborated
Mr. J. D. Parish returned yesterday
from a business trip to Prineville. He
finds stock generally throughout the
country in fair condition, and well pro
Misses Myra and Adnah Helm of Nan
sene, who have been visiting their sister
in Albany, are in the city where they
will spend a few days before returning
Mr. Maine left a will bestowing all his
property upon Mrs. Blaine, and making
her sole executrix without bonds. The
total value of the estate is estimated at
as to admit of the hope of soon again ap
pearing upon the street.
The late proprietor of The Dalles and
Prineville stage company, Mr. A. W.
Brauner, and the present proprietor
Mr. J. D. Parish, spent some time to
gether at Nansene last week.
After handling blocks of ice for a week (
n.!l I.-ni,ww.r Jn,l K fist. Im. .Iwiiled !
that there is one .ingur thing about
-!n., .1r. Tl.Pv'r never ao
.. .I,v feet! Thi. i. mhv some I
U A.l. t..lr tlrm...,.etera. It's l
. . - I
lucky for thermometers that they have .
Vinitfir trk t Tie bill
this city yesterday plainly olieerved the
line of the ferry cable in the ice across
the river, as distinct in the reflection of
the brisht sunshine at if it bad been
chalked out with crayon. The mystery
of the mark is hard to account for, at
the cable it supposed to be resting on
the bottom of the river, clear out of sight.
Mr. Jos. T. Peters' residence narrowly
escaped destruction from fire lust night
bv a lamp upsetting. Some of the es
caped oil setting fire to the carpet,
lounge and curtains made it look for a
few minutes as if there would be a ser
ious fire. In putting out the flames
Mr. Peters' hands were burned, and
until they were dressed by a physic ian,
the pain was very severe.
Hon. Win. Hughes of Ileppner, came
up on the last nights train direct from
the 3d liouse at Salem. He stopped
over today. to attend to some bnsinest at
the land ollice, and proceeded home on
the noon train. He says there were no
influences at work to defeat the Haley
. bill other than that of corporations
Hon. C. L. Phillips late of The Dulles,
but now one of Portland's chief market
providers, is in the city shaking hands
witli old time friends and acquaint
ances. Hit present environment hat
not stunted his love ol thia rock rihU-d
Queen City of the Inland Kmpire, and
we expect to enumerate htm hs one of
j at ,0,"e ,lll,lro ,lu-v-
j Speaking alstut taxes in the oonsoll-
dated city, a Portland aragrapher suyt:
"A citj' w ith a tax of four per cent, can
not jros per long. It it only a question
of a few brief years w hen its projierty
will so detertorale in value that an eight
per cent. tx. will lie necessary to meet
its obligations. It won't lie long before
prorty will I a burden no man will
want to carry. Portland owes debts
enough. . An increase will discourage
investment within its Iraundarict. Its
heretofore healthy progress will' lie re
tarded. ' Fieo bridges, 'mountain of
debt, and no money will remind ua of
the proflgacy of 18113."
Mr. O. L. Stranahan of Hood River,
is in the city today. We acknowledge a
call this afternoon. .
A Portland contemporary endenvors
to look surprises wtiile announcing tnai
the west side cars are often "crowded
Mr. J. R. Ixjvo, an old time citixen i f
this region died yesterday at his room in
the Cosmopolitan, lie was a veteran
ol the Mexicun war, M years of age. He
was a resident of Poplar grove, Sherman
county for ninny yean ; of late he hue
lived in The Dalles and worked at his
trade as a carpenter. He hut been in
poor health lor tome time, suffering
greatly from asthma. He wat a mem
ber of the A. U. I'. W. and the remains
were taken in charge by that order, for
Charley Nickel, the gentleman from
Jackson, in the lower house of the Ore
gon assembly says: "A jute mill in the
penitentiary would furnish cheap wheat
sacks for the farmer, and at tfie tame
time would not compete with any khfd
of labor in the state. The biggest in
dustry now within the walls of the
atate prison is that of stove making,
which it a competitive industry that
shuts out all other opposition. ive us
cheap tack for our wheat and wool.
In accordance with a message received
at the Union iron worka yesterday from
Washington, a crew of 150 men hut been
working night and day on the new const
defense vessel Monterey. By tonight
the finishing touches will be put on the
already completed ship, and she will be
turned over to the government and taken
to the navy -yard at Mare Island, where
the will take on equipments and stores
and be prepared to sail, possibly for
Hawaii. The Mohican left at 7 o'clock
yesterday for Hawaii, and tbe Ranger is
momentarily expected to sail. The
Adams is to leave tomorrow morning.
When tho bill to appropriate 10,000
to blast a fishwav in the rock nt the fulls
at Oregon city came up for a vote in the
assembly, you didn't tee a man from
the Inland Empire skulking disgrace
fully, avoiding a manly vote nor gyra
ting about its only being a benefit to the
valley. We are told that even Cogswell
and Dodaon voted for it. In our estima
tion this is a very important measure to
tlie people ot the valley, ana we are
glad that it received the hearty support
of our membera in the legislature. We
ahall be pleased to hear that Pete Gates
and Yeatch have been stuffed with fresh
salmon by this process, but shouldn't
weep if culled upon to write n Haves
obituary on "choked to death by a fish
It is reported that Geo. Moore of Buke
Oven, has had a bad streak of luck
' lntjlv. Onit of ton thnrnmrfiliril iiih!
tese cats was killed accidentally by a
quarter of beef falling opon it, aud an
other one was drowned in the well
George directed the man of all work on
the place to get the drowned cat out of
tbe well, as he and his wife were going
away for a few days. To get the cat the
man went into the well himself, con
trary to instructions. The well is forty
five feet deep, with seven feet of water.
In the evening of the day on which the
event happened neighbor who chanced
1 . - : . 1 - . . i - t l
l'-g .l'l:o. i iiou-je, uiio
WM attracted to the well by the noise of
luo umn " "Hu gone uown tne w en
r0Ie nd Couldn't get back.
mansg-3.1 to keep his head out of water,
but was-nearly perishing when addi
tional help arrived, at the neighbor had
to K three miles-for assistance to pull
ttie man out. tie got tlie cat out an
right enough, but don't think he will
take any more such chances.
Good sleighing it such a rarity in The
Dalles that a genuine, old-fashioned
sleigh ride is accordingly greatly en
joyed. With the night simply perfect,
the roads in fine condition, and fifteen
of the jolliest boys and girlt in town
packed into the bed of sleigh Saturday
night, nothing could have added to the
enjoyment of the party, unless it wat
that a certain young man might have
left his feet at home, which took up so
much room, that, although he tried to
keep them "out of sight," the young
lady next him was simply crowded into
an inch of space. After riding around
town until at every w Indow a face might
be seen peering out in a vain endeavor
to see the "dog show" parade, they were
driven up the Mill creek rotid, where
they might sing "Jingle Bells" till thei
throats ached without disturbing any
one. On returning the Hieigh was
drawn up in front of a cosy-looking
homo and they were invited in and
royally entertained by the host and
hostess. Lunch was served, and, ac
cording to newspaper parlance the tablu
"fairly groaned;" but in this CHse it
was so quickly relieved that the groan
ing was from another source. However
it soon changed to the voice of song, and
tho neighborhood fairly resounded. If
these young people havn't the chance to
enjoy another sleigh ride for somo vears,
? ...jii i .11 -i .... . ..I
lilts win ua a stiiiicieiiv rem inner ui .in
most pleasant way to send an evening.
Invest l our Havings In The Dalles and
('mi out ua Top.
Come get you a home in our city;
It't thriving, it's well bred, its pretty.
It's going to grow in a manner not slow ;
lie wise let who will be witty.
More actual advance in the values of
real estate in The Dalles will be realized
In this year of lS'.iH, than hat occurred
in the past 15 yeart.
Paste this prophecy in your mem.
Thing lu H Itrmnnkcrrd.
The "jumping jut k" is beautifully Il
lustrated in the comments of the Port-
am! , Telegram resiiecting the recon
sideration of the liuley bill In the senate
for the dalles portage railauy. Listen
to the following: "A badly disguised
atteuipt to keep up apearance U-lore
onxress is about all there is hi the re
ousiderallon." Butler made the mo
tion, and advocated its pusHutfe. by a
strong and sensible speech. Weuther-
ford followed in the same strain, and
lialey amke with much earnestness ol
the needs of F.ustern Oregon, and how it
had willingly Isjrno its share of the
txni!..n ... .1.. t .....! ,.i ii.. ..i .
the state. Allev, Cogswell and others,
who are against the bill, would not op-,
pose a reconsideration if, as was under
tru-ul it i.'aBfA, il.a nn.m. .t j
mittee of investigation to report two
years hence. With this understanding,
and for this purpose, the bill was laid
on the table.
yrlone la Tho Dalles.
Thit morning about 9 o'clock the resi
dents of The Dalles were startled by a
low rumbling noise which increased
very rapidly, and everybody was in
quiring what it meant. Some Kansas
people volunteered the information that
it was a genuine eastern cyclone. But
UKn investigation it proved to be Hcr
rin at his photo gallery at work upon
his tumoua runs 1'anel, the most beau
tiful of all photos. Gallery over the
Following is the list of letters remain
ing in the postoffice at The Dalles un
called for, Friday, Jan. 27th, 180:!.
Persons calling for same will give date
on which thev were advertised:
Bramlet A Brown Mrs Khzzie
Butts Mrs A Bryan Chas V
Bvrue Peter Chapman G D
Craig Rev Crider J
Duuson Mrs Cyrena Kellogg C M .
Henderson J A .Morton r.oUliu
Mackaulav S S Schotield Mr
McCain J L Smith 8 L
Smith D II and A Scott Thos
Smith Boss WilliamTaylor Miss Alice
Taylor Mrs Ann (2) White Lawyer
Ward Mrs Jlollie v oous Mrs a
Wislev Mr James Florence Mrs C
M. T. Nolas, P. M.
Self Conceit versus Slelf Confldeaee.
While conceit may produce u negar
ti vely agreeable effect it cannot be called
a positive charm. We do not think a
person more charming because his
conceit, and we do not encourage it in
those who are dear to ns. A parent re
presses rather than stimulates it in his
child, and u person who should plainly
and laboriously cultivate it would not
be in eril of canonization. It is doubt
ful if conceit ever accompanies reul
greatness. A great man, indeed, may
have the self confidence that springs
from tbe consciousness of power: but
consciousness of power is very different
from conceit of it. The one is a fact:
the other it fancy. George William
Curtis in Harper's.
A YouiiffSters Wish.
The Africau explorer Paul B. du
Chaill u was explaining to a very Binall
boy the various inconveniences of lifo iu
the equatorial forest. "It's dreadful,
Dickie," said he. "to think there are be
nighted tribes who do uot know what
soap ia, and who do not wash from one
year's end to the other." Dickie was
pensive for a moment; then, "t wish,"
said he, "1 was ft 'nighted tribe."
Chaperons Must Go.
Mr. De Style How does it happen that
onr daughters are going around without
' Mrs. De Styhi I've dropped the silly
custom. It doesn't work well on this
tide of the water.
"The young men seem rather nfntid of
chaperons." New York Weekly
A Rubber Insole.
Persons with tender feet will be inter
ested in an insole tor boots and shoes. It
is made of hollow india rubber, inflated
with air or gaa under pressure, the ex
ternal protective covering being canvas,
silk or other similar materiul. Inserted
in the shoe it relieves the pressure of the
leather aguinst the tender parts of the
foot Shoe and Leather Facts.
Magpl Among th Creek.
With the ancient Oroeks the magpie
was supposed to poasoss the sonl of a
gossiping woman, and we all know bow
nnlncky it is to meet an odd number of
the species in Ireland. Irish Times.
In Belgium no person is allowed to
voto unless he is a taxpayer to the amount
of forty francs a year. Thia low makes
the voters only twenty-two out of every
thousand of population.
The Kentish plover, like the stone
curlew or thickkuuo, is being rapidly ex
terminated in the county from which it
derives its name by collectors ami so
After tho juice is squeezed from lem
ons tho jteels ato useful to rub brass
with. Dip in common salt, then brush
with dry bath brick.
In some, countries the loaves of trees
are utill used for books. In Ceylon the
leaves of the tall pot tree are used
Surveyors at work on the OiU river
In New Mexico claim that they have dis
covered a mountain of pure alum a mile
square at the base and 8.000 feet high.
The importance of the nitrate beds of
Chili Is shown from the fact that tho
output lost year was valued at $.10,000,
All Dalle City warrants registered
prior to Mav I, 1 S 1 1 , will be paid il
nreented at niv olhce. Interest ceases
troin and after this datu.s
Dated, Jan. 3d, l!:.
tf. Treat. Dalles Citv.
THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST.
Who would not basts to do soma mightr ttalntv
If ufi occasion guv It lo his band.
KdowIdii that st lis cloa bl nam woo Id ru.
Coupled with pralM. llirouuh a (rauful bud
Who would not hear wltb toy soid groat
Iilildinv blin dr tooara a glorious duW
Tho laftk Is eiuy that aeruros us fams.
Hut ah! bow eeldntn romre the trumpet cau
! That mlr the pule and till tbe vein wit a,
When victory ik fierce effort, oaos for all.
. And smiling fortune points a way lo fsm
Along some pwtb of honor free from blamev
j To one. tbe cull to do great deeds spMka load,
' To one. amid a vast uubonored crowd.
j Ksr otherwise tbe common lot of mMk
i Our hourly toil but sreks tbe menus to Heat
I Our dull monotonous tabor knows do plaa
hsvs I bat w hich stern necessity dotb giro.
Our earning fill an svsr leaking slovo;
Our Uok fulfilled, another .till succeed.
And brief neglect britm uverurowtb of wi
Whm wonder, then. If sufTorlng men repltsa,
Aud hopelrneie give way lo mad despalrf
Pouie murniiirsi. yea. cttmo. in scheme qivi
Tbal placed them where thesawsof frettlnsT
Across their brows a deepening channel wear
For ihem uo springtime speaks of hop re
newed. Hut changeless wintry skirt shore them brood.
Ob, fools and blind! This world la not tbe goat
Hut shapes us for a larger world unknown:
Tbe vilest slave that keeps a patient son I
Hhall yet rsnk bigher then tbe sensual drono
Who seeks to pleat bis worthless self alone.
If humblest toll be hardest, yet be sure.
He most shall merit who can most end or.
Walter W. tikes la London Academy.
Rsiiiuiskliig by Faith.
Some forty years ago, on a cloudiest)
Sabbath morning, the president of Obex
lin college, Professor Phinney, walked
briskly to the chapel there had been' a
distressing drought and began the ser
vice with an extremely fervent prayer
for rain. . The prayer was long, and be
fore it was finished the skies began to
darken, and almost before the congre
gation was dismissed a copious rain be
gan to fall. The suggestive fact in this
relation is that President Phinney had
been observed during the morning to
give very watchful attention to the ba
rometer. H. Chandler in Science. .
Hain Without Clouds.
We have it on the authority of Sir J.
C. Rosa that in the south Atlantic it
rained on one occasion for over an hoar
when the sky was entirely free from
clouds. In the Mauritius and other
porta of the southern hemisphere this is
not a rare occurrence; but in Europe it
is, and the greatest known length of its
duration was ten minutes at Constanti
nople. All the Year Round.
Origin of Two Weller Stories.
Many of Dickens' stories referred to
events much spoken of at the time. Tlie
story of the marbles was doubtless
fonnded on a tale then current, and the
tragedy of the man who killed himself
after eating muffins was an elaboration
of the account of the snicide of tbe Hon.
Mr. Damer, who destroyed himself after
a snrfeit of crumpets. Notes and
There are a good many things in the
animal kingdom which we do not yet
know, or which we have only just dis
covered. A good liniment for inflammation,
rheumatism, swellings, etc., is olive oil
well saturated with camphor.
The New Club Member.
I read conscientiously Sunday after
noon at the club the weekly rules and
regulations laid down in the newspapers
concerning the details of life, that I
might regulate my behavior thereby;
and I notice that "initials are not con
sidered good form on note paper, not
even monograms." This did uot particu
larly interest me, as I have for years
used a firm, plain and unruled paper
though I do not delight in two sided let
ter writing, and the only notes I atu
punctilious in answering are dinner in
vitations and the good wishes of Miss
Porphyry sent to me at the beginning of
each world's year and mine own.
But looking np aud across the ball t
saw young Spriggles busily engaged in
tho consumption of club paper and en
velopes. Letters stood in high stacks
upon the table. And I formulated this
maxim : The newness of club member
ship is in direct proportion to the
amount of daily correspondence. The
clubling parades the club stamp as tha
newly married man his wife. And I
should regret this thrusting of such dan
gerous weapons as pen, ink and paper
into the hands of the wise and the fool
ish, were it not that club paper had oc
casionally its uses; as when Thackeray
wrote that delightful Roundabout in de
fense of Lord Clyde. Boston Post.
Th Kiss In History.
What a fleeting, intangible, evanes
cent and altogether delicious thing a kiss
1st No savant can analyze it. The
genius that fathoms star spaces cannot
measure it; the science that weighs the
fraction of an atom cannot determine ita
specifio gravity. And yet what an im
portant part it has played in history aa
well as in romance. It has been the re
ward of genius for was not Voltaire
publicly kissed in the stage box by the
beautiful Duchess de Villars in compli
ance with the demands of an enthusias
tic tit to thus reward the author of
It has been the bribe of politics, for
when Fox was contesting the hard won
eat at Westminster the beautiful Duch
ess of Devonshire offered to kiss all who
would vote for the great statesman. And
the inspiration of patriotism, for did not
the fair Lady Gordon turn recruiting
sergeant when the ranks of the Scottish
regiments had been depleted by Sala
manca, and tempted the gallant ladt by
placing the recruiting shilling between
her lips for all who would to take it with
their own? New York Sun.
"That fellow i. awfully stuck up,"
mmurked the cob to the polo company,
at ho wagged his ears in the direction
of the new tandem horse, ."lie refused
to recognize me today in tha park. He
may be a society 'loader' now, but I re
member when his mother used to be
driven by the grocer's ton." Harper'