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EUGENE CITY GUARD.
EUGENE CITY, OREGON.
HIS PULPIT 13 THE PRE 58.
Pr. Curler, tha VUra Clernraiaa,
. IIU Wark a Author aad ITeaaher.
There must be mi atmosphere of re
ligioua inspiration about South Oxford
treet, Brooklyn, fur on thl tratt and
bat a allude block apart two of Anion
ca'i foremost clergymen, Dr. Talroage
and Dr. Cnylor, bave labored f year,
r reaching to congregation that extend
all over the globe. For dome time pant
neither of these great divinoa baa had a
church, bat each week the newspaper
pre pluee thiilr word before more
ponplo than could becollocteu iu a won
sand coliseum. Theodore Ledyard Cn.r
lir. duriiiu tlio 49 year of hie ministry,
fauii probubly written a much for Die
religion prom of the world aa auy other
num. He hia published about a aoore of
booka and haa probably written 6,000
article for the newspatssrs. 8 1 nee hfa
retiteuio.it from the pnlplt of tbe La
TIIKOIKHIK LKDTAIIU CI.'TI-KR.
fnvette Avenue Presbyterian rliurch of
llrooklyn Im hit beeu uuusuully active
Willi hi pen, and every week thousuuda
look fur bin article. .
Dr. Cnylcr ia now a veteran of 13
year. Ho was born iu Aurora, N. Y.,
Jan. 10, 1N22, mid wu a son of II. Led
yard Cnylcr, a promising uicmlier of
tlio Cayuga bur, who ilii'd at the age of
till year. Tlit'iMliire received hla early
education iu Mciidhum, N. J., and waa
graduated from Princeton college iu
IMI. Hi father, grandfather und fa-theriii-law
were lawyers, and the grand
father desired Theodore to follow iu
their fiHitnti'iw, but Theodoio' uiotliur
aaid he should bn a minister.
Due day tlio young limn spoke Ave
uiinutea bi'foru a collage meeting, and
several ihthiuih suid hia word hud done
them good. The thought at once kuk
gestrd itM'lf to young Cuylcr that if
preaching five uiiuiiti'a did good be
would do well to preach all hia life.
TIiIm detenu Inutiou reached, he entered
iTinreton Theological seminary and wa
Krailimtcd in 1M40. Iu 1NI10 he became
pastor of the Lafayette Avcnun church
iu Lrooklyu, which he tiiiuln a powerful
institution for good duting hia 83 yearn'
pastorate. When he retired, hia admir
ing flock inude him a proseutof :IO,OUO
A NOTED NEGRO SCHOLAR.
runt or Itr. Illjrrira, One or he A bleat
Mra of Ilia Kane.
Edward Wiluiot Dlydcu ia a full
blooded negro, but he la without doubt
one (f the ablest fcholara hia raco ha
yol produced. He ia nil exert on Arabic,
ia fuuiiliur with Hebrew, Ureek and
Latin, uml spcuk French, tJennun,
Spanish und Italiun. He ia uu A. M. of
Hamilton college, a D. D. of Lafayette
collide, un L.L. D. of Lincolu university,
aud iiiuny of the most distinguished
men iu tlio world lire hia friend. Ho
hua corresponded with Gladstone for SS
yeara and hua la-en entertained by Ijord
Uroughum, the king of Belgium and
liumerouM other men of note. Lord Sal
Miury, ('Inn lea Dickens, ('buries Sum
ner, the Karl of Derby and Herbert
Speuccr uro uuioiig those who have writ
ten him letter, aud noiihi of the fore
mi mt magazine have requested aud re
ceived contrlbutlonH from hia pn. He
haa published aeverul books which have
met with a good reception, and one
volume, "The African lroblem and
Other Diaoournca, " fully net a forth hia
intelligent ideaa on the future of the
Dr. Blydcu hua had a very iuterentlng
career, lie waa born at 81. Thoinaa, one
of tbe Virgin ialaml, iu the Wont In-
RKV. UK. tillWAIII) w II. MoT HLVDXN.
die, and ia till year uf age. Hla parenta
were full blooded negixaa and were
member of the Dutch Keformed church.
He WiU b:ptized iu thii chuivh, aud tho
pastor, Kev. John P. Kuox, waa ao
at ruck with hia intelligence that he ad
viued him toeuter an American college.
Ulydeu urrivtvl ut New York iu 1850,
Miurtly after the pannage of the fugitive
aluve liiw, und found the country iu
eueh a ferment over the alavery quea
tioii that no college would admit hi in.
Uudiimited, he milled for the young
rcpublie of Liberia and there tixik a
iHim-Nti iu cliveic and matheiuiitica at
tbe Alexander achool. Iu m.Mj be be
I'lime a teacher iu the achool ami iu
1801 waa appointed profniMor uf hui
gutigiw ia Liberia college. Iu 187? he
waa appointed Libctiuu niluintcr to
Great llritaiu, au oOIcb he at premrnt
liulda. Unlike Jtiabnp Turner, he be
lieve that a great negro exixlua to Li
beria at prtwnt would be au uuwiae
thing both for the aouthcru negroe aud
for Liberia Kite If.
"I bear Mra. Youngwife hat doubta
of her htihbtuid'a aauity?"
"For what reaMou?" ,
"He told her ahe waa a better cook
than hit mutber." Detroit Free I'm
OUR CASTLE IN SPAIN.
Tba (trwt'a tlwk aad lunf. and the rata'a
Thy ry bio l'h pit, iiuva WM17 aad old;
Tlwy tm-y I'm out la lb wind and rain.
Ab, awl I'm at bum la our eaatla Id Npaln.
Id Uw (low of lb flrallf bt jrua lUiid bf a
It fllckvra and playa on jour luxbrtrj twlr.
fiatkldo, In lharlty, I in-k you In !,
but atlll un ara found In our cwtla In Spain.
I br no! tba ruar of tho trnffln; I brar
Vuur arrant eo kiw. and ao at rang, and as
fba volaa that eould bid on furvvar to mnaia
With you la oar rwilo-our cwth In Bpaln.
That eaotlt ' ao fair, ao rarhantad tba around.
Tba ainnatlmaabldra In It all lha yaar round.
therm lrmv navar wlthar, aa bopaa '
Tba lima treoa ay bloom by oar eaitl la
Tt tb wlnda tbat blow o'ar tb wbol eartb
And tbeaireatn 'noatb IU raniparU baa flowad
lb world tbrouab.
And I read ta your ay a lor draper than
Lot atrou(r tbaa death. Id our eaatla la
Wherrrrr you wander, ah, yon I luva brat I
Vbhen yon from our f-tun- maJIIlM wraat,
1 wundar If you ara aa (lad to rnraln
Our fortma, our baren, our ealla In Spain.
-Hay Kendall In New York Lodger.
BENEATH THE ItOUGE
A woman aat at br drawing table, in
.u. ...I..... ,1 .I.Kul nl.iu.ka
Zr " H" ,7h V ia I ni
color, ller maid folded and put away" 1
aoroe drapery that bad been flung down
on the bed and watched ber miatreaa
furtively. Down ataira there were prep
arat iona for a big party, and tbe daylight
abotie on tho ailver aud orchida on the
dinner table much aa It abotie on the
face of thema-ter of the houw, with
.ki.i ..t... ..f Hinom,.! b.,t.n
i.i. kuT. ,.., ,t ..itin. in the
.... , . j
pretty drawing room. It ehone on tboae
obatiuate blotche of color, which had
to be renewed ao often, iu order to hide
the wife'a aaheu akiu.
Mra. Mamtou had run away from bur
flint huabaud and been the euhject for
famoua divorce raw. The companion of
her flight, Iwie Maraton, bad married
her directly the divorce waa made, and
a certain lca particular aoctiou of aoci-
ety couaeutud to overlook her lack of
moral ao long aa ahe bad good t-ucl
and gave amusing purtie.
There waa one child uf her flrat mar-
riago left in ita father'a care, and till
little girl of tea eumiuera waa lying
daugeronxly ill. Tbe glaaa reflected eye
that were ataiued and wild. Sbo pen
died a black lino under tbe lower lid,
and ahe thought a ahe did ao:
"They ought at leant to let me aee
ber. To lie turned away from the Iioum?
waa cruel, but Cbarlea wax al way hard
Ho will never forgive, and then that
other woman will bo bending over her
bod, will liMten to her poor little weak
voice, will tinrao her and will make
much of ber, will take my plaitj."
fcilio Warkciiud 0110 eyebrow, aud
tear full aplaah on to 0110 of the ailver
"Only just to have icon her for oue
minute crept in like a etrr.ngcr and
looked at her fare. Three yeara ago!
Only three year ainco aho aaw me, and
yot thev will have taught ber to forget
My darling littlo girl, my own little
girl I OGod, helpmel"
8ho began 011 the other eyebrow, but
her band aliock.
"What a fright I ahall look tonight!
Marie, bring me all my diamond. 1
can't do without them, my eye look ao
dull, llotlier thin rouge; it won t "tick
on. Thero, I'll make it aomehow."
Hho thought aa tho maid fitatcned a
glittering tiara in her hair that if the
child died that night aho could havo no
mean of hearing, and alio anddenly
atartod up and aat down at a writing ta
ble, fclio wrote to an old friend, a man
who bad atuuk to her flirt husband aud
cut her dead when ahe pasted him in
tho atrcct, and tlio letter ran thus:
Drxa Kia Jona-For plty'a anke, let ma
know liw I'alny la. 1 am half mad with anx
iety. Fliimu li t tbe mtn I am Buffering ex
ciu the liberty I take In troubling you.
I! ixiaoriiv atARarox.
IShe aent tho maid with the li tter at
once, with a commaud to find Sir John
Deano and get nn answer it poaaibla
Then, with a walk like a queen, in a
dreaa from Worth, with her bedinmond
ed head and the roses on her check, aho
descended to tho drawing room to re
ceive ber gueata.
"My dear, you'ro late," aaid her hua
baud. Hie had long ceased to cxcct any
companionship or sympathy from him,
10 ahe answered carelessly:
"Am 1? It doetm't matter, aa uo one
haa arrived. " '
"Ilut it doc matter" be iM'gan, wheu
tbe door opened to admit a guest
There waa a youug guardsman with
a fair face who thought Mr. Marttou
"good aort" mid flirted with her des
perately iu an elementary fashion.
There wim a loeiety doctor, with a
plausible maimer, gray hair and keen
enjoyment of the sympathy aud Inter
est of pretty women. He aat next a stout
lady with a coiitouhMl imllo and placid
blue eye. Sho waa Mra Maraton' best
friend and a little deaf. Moat of tba
womuu were fast, and most of tho meu
Were horsy, and they all agreed at din
uer that they had never ocn their biwt
eea liniklng ao well.
"We ahall meet at Hurliughatu to
morrow," whispered the guardamau.
He waa a nice boy, aud he defended
Dorothy Maraton when her own aci re
N10 thought, "To Hurliughatu aud
Daisy perhaps dying." Aloud be laid:
"I'll coma I can drive yon down, if you
like. Yon had better lunch here first" 1
Oharnied. of course. " he murmured. I
The man ou her right asked her if ahe
had won money on the Derby. She
fancied aim heard Iter maid'a voice In
the ball, and sh wondered it aho had re
turned with any newa aa ahe answered:
"I niadn a little. Uvls was horribly
Ha insisted on bm king ome ' '
Then ahe laughed, sipped ber fbaiu
pagno and glanced at au old admirer,
bait way down the table. A timid little
woman at the other end caught the look
aud hated hot for it The recipient waa
the girl'a husband.
"And uow tell mo aome delightfully
naughty acaudal," Mra. Maratou aaid to
the homy mau. "Tho lateat aud beet
"Oh, he'i an old aiory."
"Give you my honor uew editiou"
"Warned oil tbe bookstalle,"
"Well, I'm not a bookstalL"
A be pauaed aba thought: "Marie
can't bave found Sir John. I wonder it
they bare good no rue. They might
bave lettneaee berjunt for on moment.
Children rarely take to a itopmotber,
but Daiay uaed to love every one.
"80 Mra. Graham baa even overatep.
tied tbe bound of modernity," aha (aid
"Taken the barrier in one atride."
"Ilravo, I am alwayi gratefal to
woman who givea me eomethiug notorl
qui to talk about
Aud alie thought: "I wonder if aha
ulfcr much. I wonder If ahe la con
cioua They aaid, 'No better. ' Conld
that mean abo waa woraef How all
theae people would chatter aud whiaper
If they knew the altuutlon tonight! not
one of them would be iorry yea, Hilda
would, poor, frightened, little woman,
becauae her baby died, although I do
flirt with her huabaud. Aud my baby
O God, how happy I waa over Dainyl
and uow it'i my own fault for loavlDg
her, but how could I know aba waa go-
lutf to be ill?"
The room, with ita brilliant light,
ita aound of voicoa and ita laughter, faded
from eight Iu imagination ahe waa car
ried far away to the little bedroom
next the uurnery in the old house, bbe
beuf over Duixy, who alept and dreaniod
of mamma tho real mamma, not her
uew one aud ahe aaid to the cold,
turn furea around her: "Have pity; let
me kiaa her once. I won't diaturb bcr.
I won't wake her." Perbapa they might
UUliiMiiii aim n: . u..in
-' "-d her, in the
old happy day.
Hho beard the guardHinun ask
queatioii and replied ut random:
"Yea, I am going to act aa a Greek
goddeaa It'a m queer kind of play, but
one can do anything nowaday a, and
no'u, " m.ueuiiy reapec.am,.
8' ' "t duIlnoeH, poor old dowd.
I U' huabaiid'a a iiloe boy-he got me
. . . ,
iuto tho ahow.
Bhoatrolchcd out her hand and pulled
au orchid to piece, and the room fuded
from sight aguiu.
bbe tood near the little bed. Daisy
waa awake and knew ber. They weren't
angry; they wcro kind; they let her
hold her chwo, let her atay to nurae her,
let her soothe b'T only aa a mother,
eveu tho most degraded, can. Gharle
forgave for the baby 'a take aud let her
atay just till ahe got well
(She pulled herself together and rose
to leavo the room. In all her dream ahe
never aaw a ad picture, save that it
waa aad to see tho child suffer. Of
course abo wus certain to get well.
' A the footman bunded her tho coffee
when up ataira ahe asked carelessly:
"Ha Murio returned?"
"Au hour ago, mum, " he laid.
Pbo atarted. " With no letter for me?"
"No, muni. ' ho mid not "
"All right. Mra. Hurktr baa changed
her mind and will tako some milk.
Hand it to her, please. "
Bo flm couldn't hear that night The
notion inado her reckksa Her fair,
placid friend ahoutcd aomo gossip in her
ear aa la the manner of deaf people.
The tenth Di 11 joined them, and a singer
aat down ut the pinna The song over,
amid load applause a footman opened
the door to admit a gentleman. Ho had
asked to ace Mr. Marstou alone, but the
man had blundered, misunderstood him
and announced him aa 0110 of the oven-'
"Kir John Doane."
Tho painted, noisy wife of hla old
friend rose to greet him, and ahe knew
why he waa there aa well aa if he had
He murmured aomo excuse and drew
ber husband out of the room.
Tho whole place awn 111 before her
eyes. Hho wua struck numb. Only aub-
limo pity could have forced him to visit
bcr again. Daisy dead I Sho had read it
In the trouble iu bia face. Daisy dead,
deadl Her own little baby cold and
dead, and alio not there to bold her in
ber arms, to kiaa ber just ouco more, to
weep over ber, to
ller frieud waa speaking. She strug
gled back to consciousness, to bear her
aay iu bur loud, blatant voice: "Fancy
Sir John coming to visit you again,
Dolly I What a triumph tor you to
night haa beeu. "
The whole roomful of people heard,
and they looked at Mra. Marstou. Sho
lulled faintly; tho color in her check
did not vary, nor wero her eyea dim,
but her II pa, for aome atrauge ro.tsou,
bad turned blue, mid her voice when
ahe answered had ghastly aouud:
How funny you are, dear) 'What a
triumph, ' did you aay? 'What a triumph
tonight hua been I' "
They took leave of her one by one and
left her there face to faco with ber tri
umph alono. Sketch.
The Telepaou la Korea.
Iu bia work, "Korea," Mr. Henry
Savago Landor tells a tale f tho tele
phone. Somo months before lie arrived
in Seoul a foreigner had visited the
king, soliciting order for installations
of telephones. The king, being much as
tonished und pleaded at the woudertul
invention, immediately, at great ex
peuseet about connecting by telephono
the tomb of the queeu dowager with the
royal palace. Many houra a day were
afterward spent by bia majesty and bia
suit in listening at their end of the tele
phone, aud a watchman wua kept all
night in caae the queen dowager ahould
wake up from her eternal sleep. Cut
not a message, or a aound, or a murmur,
even, win heard. The king waa disgust
ed, and the telephone waa condemned aa
a fraud by hi majesty of Cho sen.
llr.-akln; II Oeatly.
Some time ago a troopship waa re
turning from abroad, aud among the
l'Kcn. wu. iu in imy wm. U.h. a
"viio par"i wnicn arm. pincwi umior
the eiccial care of 0110 of the sailor.
On gtiing to attend I 'oily one morning
the latter waa tnrpriscd to And the poor
bird dead, and knowing bow very much
uivict tho old lady would le to hear of
the donth of her favorite, aud not feel-
"l""1 imparting the fcid iutelli-
waa famous for his gentleness iu matter
' of that nature. Going up to the old lady
I with a very aad face, and touching hia
' cap, ho aaid :
I "I dou't think that 'ere parrot of
Iyoura will live long. 111 arm. "
"Oh, dour!" aaid the old lady
"Why, coa ho' dead," waa the com
forting reply. LiverrHxi Mercury.
Thomaa Ttardy bus completed bia dra
ma, founded uu "Toni of the D'Urber
villea. " The play will be'produced in
London tl a autumn.
"Tbe City of Pleasure" having proved
a failure, Dauiel aud Oliarlea Fruluuan
hava decided to cancel all ita time 00
lha toad and to couiuiu it to oblivion.
FOR LITTLE FOLKS.
WRITING WITH FIRE. ,
A Slmpla Manner la Which Boy sad Olrla
t'aa Anut Their rrtenda.
Did yon ever aee any oue write bia
nniue with flame on a pioca of paper
without burning anything? Tbe lire
set-ma to travel over the aurfaoe uutil
the b ttera are all outlined,' aud then it
goo ont It look very weird indeed,
eapecially if the light bave been turned
down and the performance baa been
preceded by a lot of storioa about ghoata
aud other uncanny topic. But, like tbe
wonderful snow, it' nothing but
trick, and any boy or girl can do it
What you need aro a few cent' worth
of aaltpeter, which yon can buy at auy
apothecary' abop, and aome piece of
unsized paper. Drop the aaltpeter into
bowl of water until uo more will din
aolve. Then take a wooduu toothpick or
any other aharpeued atick, dip it in the
aalrpoter and write whatever you like
on the paper.
A regular littlo how might be ar
ranged by clever boy, or a girl either,
for that matter. It might bettor be both.
The boy could be stage manager and
tell a wonderful little tale about the
way bia atar conjurer had been spirited
away to aomo Rider Huggard laud
where ahe bad learned aome of tbe my
tcrioua rowera over fire kuown only to
tho native of the novelist' atrauge
land. He will thon introduce madeiuul-
ello the wizardesa, who will proceed
to do wonderful thing with tho lire.
Sho will hold the paper and tbe match
in ber hand, and aftur saying tho apell
in the language of this atrauge "People
of the Mist" the Are will begiu to trav
el over the paper, perhaps spelling a
motto or outlining aomo weird or fa
miliar animal. Of course if you got a
good look at tho paper you would aee a
pencil mark indicating where the match
ahould be applied, but. otherwise the
paper would appear unmarked. Tbe
aaltpeter drica quickly, and ou uuglazed
paper will not ahow.
Priaoa Edward' Carriage.
Prince Edward of York, the royal ba
by who may in tho long future be tbe
head of the British empire, will shortly
havo hia first English uiude carriage. It
consists of a perambulator ot the high
eat class of workmanship, of the Priu-
cesa Ireno barouche pattern, is fitted up
with nouvibratiug leather bung steel
springs und silent cycle wheels, with
hollow rubber tires. Tho vehicle ia up
holstered iu the finest dark green inoroo
00 leather, softly padded with horse.
hair cushions, ao oonstructi.1 that the
infant occupant can recline or ridowitu
faco or back to the nurse. The child'
ace ia protected from rain by a cowhide
hood, easily adjusted to any position,
and iu auuahiuo this can be removod
and the baby ahaded from heat by an
awning of tussore ailk, lined to match
the carriage and trimmed with dolicate
and beautiful luce. Ha by cars of a some
what similar pattern bave been built
for the children of the Duchess of Fife
aud Princess Henry ot Prussia.
Aa Autunlug Game.
At a children' party not long ago a
iiuple but amusing game wa played
which may be new to some of you.
Each player wua blindfolded iu turn.
But before the hand kerchief was tied
over bia eyea be waa told to look around
the room and notice tho objects in it
and how they were placed. After being
blindfolded ho turned around three
times and then aaid aloud what be ex
pected to touch by walking straight
ahead. And how the children laughed
wheu the boy, who thought that wasn't
any game at all, laid hia baud ou tbe
steam radiator when be said he waa go
ing to touch the china cabinet, which
waa 011 tho other side of the roomt He
was given the booby prize, a funuy lit
tle colored doll with a great many red
flannel petticoat that made a penwiper.
Plenty ot heroes are found out of
book, right in our evoryduy lives if we
will aee them. Two or three weeks ago
there was a lire iu a New York hotel,
aud every paper had au account of it
There waa a brief mention of how the
elevator boy a lad of 14 or 15 kept
the elevator running till be bad brought
dowu everybody from tho upper floors,
though the last two tripa the flume
were almost ready to burst through on
two floor oa the car dashed through.
Juat to read this did not aound so very
plucky, but a man who waa there and
saw the boy start the car up twice into
what seemed sure death said it waa the
bravest thing he ever saw aud ahowed
a hero if there ever waa oue.
A Hearty Ralutatloa.
There ia at hand an amusing anecdote
about Mr. Tree' little 10-year-old
daughter, Viola, who waa recently act
ing before the queen at Balmoral. Her
majesty gave tho child a lovely pearl
aud ruby brooch aa a louvenir, aud,
pleased with Viola's dainty grace, held
out her hand for the little girl to kiss.
Viola, all unsuspecting, grasped the
queen' hand and shook it heartily, aud
there waa much amusement among those
present London Lady
GEMS OF THOUGHT.
If your body ia erect, your shadow
will be straight Chiueoe.
A poor mau served by thee shall make
thee rich. Mrs. Browuiug.
A good Inclination i but tke first
rude draft of virtue. South.
The man of thought strike deepest
and strike aafeet Overbury.
Joy ia an exchange ; joy flies monopo
Hats; it call for two. Young.
Dissembled love i like the poison of
perfume, a killing rweetnea. SeweU.
THE PRESIOENT'3 PROTECTORS.
Tb Armed Camrd Which Keapa Watch
For Craah Abool lb Walla Boo.
No preidcnt in tbe blatory of thi
country baa boon ao careful in having
biniiclf guarded ai Mr. Cleveland.
It .tarted with the Coxey crare. Be
fore the commonwealer began theit
march toward Washington but alx po
licemen of the metropolitan foroe were
detailed to do duty iu tbe Wbita Hons
cronuda. Beaidea theao were me regu
lar corps of White House watchmen and , bad a great inclination lor netting, ana
.).. .,..,nI.i(ntial form rt VBi t f W
doorkeeper. But when the common-
.r.i..i roiin .sVd
entire force of , policemen, bid-tb.
men, guara ovr w.o - - y(jr( M ,0 whJoh
TXniry boxes, with lookout win- should asaume the most original char
, iD . r". 1. !!:J . -nH n., 1 actor. Umpire wero selected, whose
either I e 7 thT n n,g I Tine
i ward, do duty day and night,
!".. ., .i .1.- ....,..h. 1., .
T"V .. . 1- . -hnnt tl,.
bouse and grounds watching for crank
or other who may enter with malicious
Whether the prcsideut personally or
bia friend insist upon this personal
guard is not known. Certain it is, how
ever, thut uo information can be got
from any of them. They aa carefully
oxpol the camera fiends from the grouucU
aa they do a crank and huvn ao far pre
unjuuie au.u. ... ---- -
vented a snap shot at eveu a sentry box.
When the president drives, be ia fob
lowed bra well armed secret service
man, who trails along a short distance
behind tho executive carriage in a bug'
gy driven by a companion. Several
times he went on horseback, but tbe
buiriry idea haa been found to attract
least atteutiou and to be more prefera
ble. Atlanta Constitution.
Richard Donovan Thought They Ought to
Get 11 Ira a I'laca oa lha Force.
Richard Donovan arrived here ou the
Dmbria on Monday from Black Kock,
County Ctrk, Ireland, aud waa taken to
Ellis island. Later bo waa led before
the board of inquiry, when it was
discovered be bud only 10 shillings as a
atarter for a fortune. Ho is au iugeun
oua, well built man, with a round, rosy
face. During the examination the fol
lowing dialogue took place:
Commissioner McSweeuey Donovan,
what do you intend to do in America?
Donovan Shure, yer worresbip, it's
mVisilf phut s got a letter to the right
honorable Mr. Richard Croker, lord
chamberlain of North America.
Donovan produced the letter with a
flourish. It was written by Miss Kate
Connelly, also of Black Rock, who, it
ia said, is a distant relative of Mr.
Croker, and in it appeared the name
and address of "Alderman Kane ot 397
East One Hundred and Forty-first
streot After it was road Commissioner
"What aro yon going to do?"
"Shure, I iutind toworrk."
"Havo you been hired?"
"No, but I have d d good loiters,
and at ween the inin as is mintioned in
'em don't you think I kin git on the
Aud this opened the gates of Undo
Sam to Richard Douovuu. New iork
The Arid H'mL
We mui-t not lose sight of the fact
that strips of highly organized and in
telligent country lifo will be limited to
the immediate vicinity of the water
courses und will always be separated
by broad areas of irreclaimable lamb',
useful at best for pasturage, and in
some regions an absolute desert. There
will always be a wild phase to fur
western life. Our reulm of adventure
aud hardihood of the cowboy, with his
spurs and sombrero, of tho big freight
wagon, with its six or eight mules,
guided by a single jerk rein ; of hunt
iug expeditious for deer, elk and moun
tain sheep; of the prospector, with his
led horse, loaded with grub stake,
blankets, pick and run; of the pack
train winding up tho mountain gorge;
of camps beneath the stars ou lonely
pluius, or ou sage brush wastes, where
the dismal howl of the coyote breaks
the silence of the night this realm of
romance, of com age uud of a rndo phys
icul life is not going to disappear.
The sedentary dweller iu the rich and
populous irrigated valleys will always
be brought into close contact with the
bold rider, tho daring hunter and the
venturesome seeker for gold and silver.
Let 1110 repeat, in conclusion, the com
parison I have already used. The single
furrow run across a 80 acre field repre
sent all the area that can ever, by the
lurgest enterprise and the most liberul
expenditure, be reclaimed for cultiva
tion in the arid region, aud the remain
der of the field represents the area that
will always remain in its present condi
tion of pustoral pluius, nionutaius uud
deserts. E. V. Suialley in Forum.
Tba Famous Bridge ta Ita,
Steel is tho bridge maferial of tbe
future. W hethcr it takes ou the grace
ful curves of the suspended cable or tho
airy balance of tho cautalever or the
eobweb construction of our Pecos and
Kinzua it will have Us own beauty.
Tho science of bridgo building clearly
poiuta the way to the art of bridge
building, which is -simply truth. We
are rapidly learning to accept new ideas
or the strength of materials. We admir
ed the Roman arch because it showed
mass and strength in a strong material.
We are beginning to grasp the idea of
lightness and strength combined in tbe
The most famous bridge is still on
paper. If tho Hudson is spanned by a
six track railroad bridge, we may have
a splendid cautalever of 400 feet longer
span than the Forth bridge aud quite
as high above tbo water. It is possible
that the bridge may bo another suspen
sion. Whatever form it ultimately as
sume it will be tho famou bridge of
the world. Chautauqnan.
Eye aad Electric Llghta.
Physicians declare that electrio light
will in time work blindness to' many
people. What the cool, restful green or
eoft dusks are to one's eyea the trauquil
companionship of a rural few which
grow to candid friendship, unvexed by
distrust, is to one's nieutal health.
Again their manifold fetora fill the
night, aud are more or less absorbed by
the lungs, and must conduce to one's de
terioration. The urban monster despoil
the man, aud the woman, of course, a
wall Nw Orleana Time Demoorat
CURIOUS BETS MADE BY PROMINENT
MEN IN OLD LONDON.
4 Conlcat la Maaqueradlng Which Waal
ta tba Wrong Maa-Be oa Kallag aad
Drinking-Bui Lord Lorae Waa Iba Beef
of All Tbeaa Wagera.
So far aa wa can go back into the
world's hiatory, we find the rage for
makina waKere prevalent The Horn an a
mey nau a "
l.m their contracts, which consisted Ir
Hod,son and.8a.nucl Whitehead wager
duty it wa. to decide upon the compara
live absurdity of the costume in which
' the two centlemen appeared. On
' annoiuted day Hodgson came boforo the
- 1 - ,.. " , I,.,.!, ..oteji of
varioua raluo on hia coat and waistooat.
a row of S guinea notea and a long net
tod purse of gold around bia head, while
a ulwa of Daner bearing tuo woros
"John Bull" wua attached to hia back,
Whitehead was drewed like a woman
on ouo side; one half of hia face waa
painted, and he wore a silk stocking
and slipper on 0110 Irg. Tbe other half
of hia face waa blackened to resemble
that of n iiegra On tho corresponding
, sine or ma oooy 110 wore bu..
tailed linen coat and his leg waa cased
with leather breeches, with a boot and
spur. Much to the astonishment ot the
crowd, the stakes were awarded to
Tho Duke of Queensbury laid a sin
golar wager with Sir Charles Banbury
about tbo end of the last century. The
former was to produce a mau who was
to walk fro. 11 his grace a house iu Pic
cadilly, Loudon, to the ten mile atone
beyond Hounslow in the space of three
hours, advancing four steps and at ev
ery fourth step retiring one step back
ward Tho bet waa for 1,000. Most
probably tho Duke of Queensbury had
borrowed the hint from a circuuistnnco
recorded in tbe history of Cutherino
Medici. This celebrated and beautiful
queen made a vow that if an enterprise
of consequence iu which sho was en
gaged should terminate successfully she
would send a pilgrim to Jerusalem,
traveling ou foot iu the maimer do
scribed. Having succeeded iu her first
point it remained to discover a mau
with vigor and patiouco enough to un
dertake the journey. A citizen of er
borria, Picardy, presented himself and
promised most scrupulously to accom
plish the vow. He fulfilled his engage
lucutwith great precision, of which the
queen was well assured by those whom
she bad appointed to travel by bis aldo
and watch bia motions.
Tbero was a notorious gambler at the
end of tho hist century who ruined him
self finally by a very extraordinary bet
Ho had been playing with Lord Loino.
Their stakes had been very high, aud
luck had gouo steadily against him. Lx
asperated at bis losses, lie jumped up
from tho card tublu, and seizing a large
punch bowl said: 'For once I'll have a
bet when I've got a chanco of winning!
Odd or eveu for 15,000 guineas?"
"Odd," replied the peer calmly. The
bowl was dashed against the wall, and
on the pieces being counted there proved
to be an odd ona
The rash gambler paid his 13,000
guineas; but, if tradition be correct, it
waa only by Bulling tbe last of bis es
tates that he was cuabled to do so.
Here is a record of another wager: A
member of parliament bet a gentleman
well known on the turf that a man
should go from London to Edinburgh in
uuy mode, ho choso whilo another made
a million of dots with a pen and ink
upon writing paper.
Eating and driuking havo at all times
been the subject of beta, and we hoar of
a courier, by nauie Arlstocratio Tom of
the Old Lion, Loudou, for the trifling
bet of a shilling undertook to drink
three gills of lump oil of tbe most ran
old and nauseous quality that could be
procured, which he performed with as
much gusto and relish as if it had beeu
tho most delicious cordial. The money
he hud won was immediately converted
11110 strong neer, wnicii, with a penny
loaf soaked in another portion of oil, he
likewise swallowed. About two hours
after this repast for another wager he
swallowed 20 eggs with the shells in SO
miuutes, but the last having a young
chicken in It be complained it spoiled
rcuis or arreugm, too, nave been a
fruitful source of wagering. Iu 1703 a
wager for 50 was mado between a Mr.
Hopkins and a Mr. Daltou that the
latter could not carry 600 sacks of flour
weighing 30 stone 20 yards in 13 hours.
Mr. Daltou began tho undertaking, but
there not being a sufficient number of
sacks in tho town be used but one weiuh
nig xu stone 8 pounds, which he curried
2o0 times each way 21 yards, and, not
withstanding he carried above the
weight and tho distance one yard more
man agreed upon, the feat waa tier
formed with great ease iu seven hours
aud So minutes. Chicago Tribune.
Surprised, but Equal to It,
The marshal in a western town bad
occasion to arrest four or Ave nglfc citi
aens, and ho called on Mr. William J.
Smith, better known as Bill, to act as a
posse comitatus. The offenders were
found in a saloou and Mr. Smith went
in there with the shoriff ver modern
The sheriff hadn't more than stated his
business when he pulled a pistol and
the crowd broke for the back door. Tim
sheriff fired Btid missed, and Mr. Smith
tumbled the biuderinost man, the oth
ers escaping. Then Mr. Smith looked at
the sheriff with a look of nnin. "H I
Jim." he said, "why didn't von tnli
me yon waa goin to-oneu th mHn
Vfith pra'r and I'd 'a' had a full house
ler von.' -.Now ork Snn.
Ouion socials are liecomina rorjular in
aomo parts of tho country. Six young
i.iea Biauu in a row, one of them bitwi
a piece out of an onion, aud the gentle
men pay 10 cent nnl.-., -. .n. i.
bit it The correct onessera kisnthanfh.
er five girls, while the unsuccessful k.s
the one that bit the onion. There are nti
blank in tbia lottery. Syracuse Post
A New Trilby.
Trilby la the Dania' 1nst oiven tn a
railway station in the sugar awnmps of
Louisiana, near the gulf ooaat-Naw
ine best fi.
of the Grand
5fV- ... i
UIUL II III ST.
of the Ladle of the
Grand Army of the
Turner ia a uuti
of Windsor, Conu
and a resident
iHwion. Mie was
married at the age of 17 to-
bereft of a field at h.,.,n?
nevolent spirit could nuiTj?
and i..,.La l,f "!
ed hor attention to the !. .
ing her countrymen. II
r conntrvniiMi 11.-
beon aoldiera. and tl, : .
inherited caused her to tM JF?'
for the Federal aoMierawbea Z4
fired upon in the earlv ii
war in Baltimore, "
After the war her latere fc,.
uirr voiuiuuen, una in 1879 iwj
member of th U',,.,...'. r ,
- . wM
five veara liefura if t..... "
- - uaui law!
body. Her first office wa that 4?
tbe most lou-lv. mwi i,. .!...
in thin and more important ofiJ!
cauaedthe corps to uuuiioo,h ?
her to the highest plaee in itigifiT
i a Womuu of fluotireilenra.jL
of character. Like Caar, ih,
fused the uationul presidency .
grouuil that she loved tha bWl.
tbuushedid her own atokitio.1,,.
Louisville recently she was periDaialk
iuan iijo pince.
Mrs. Hirst euiovs itmiin iL.
1 . - . UJM
tion Iu these days of third bra hi
hbe is the only member of tha LaJH(
the raud Army of tbe Reputlieia
haa ever beeu twice elected totonfr
of national president. heinim
New York and is the daagblertfci
urate, wuo served niauy jen t
Dcotcn aoinier. Her buriajxl v (
member ot the One Hundred udTa,
ij-iuunu luiuniry. jura, uiNlaMi
resident of Louisville, but her suxaj
her good work are known to aoUim!
over the country. he baa pntafe
given decent burial to more UAft
veterans tbuu any other penua, tul
purse ia always open for th wlia i
auy muu who fought fur tbe flag. Via
tbe Louisville Soldiers' hnnieaidn
aeverul years ugo becaute of utk
funds, Mrs. Hirst frum ber on intaj
supported SO of the old aotdier and p
vented them from going to the 1
house. She is the mother uf lixchili
but alwuys finds time to do chvati
Literary T aloe of Dead Nam
One smiles occasionally ut tbekd
of the names thut some autbon yr
upon their title pages, but tLudij
has ita advantages. If A F. ttotija
is a successful author and limr my
other A. F. Montague with u itching
for literurv fame the latteraTcjla
ly to sign his initiuls, if that ia ibt atyl
of hia successful uuuiesakei r.gnarta
If. however, the well known sotm
name ia Augustus Florrell Mietira
there is not much danger of oar Hint
those authors un. W. H. Binhopu?
much annoyed by another W. E B
on. who write stories of a aociiliffl
nature thut are erroneously attriW
to bim. The well known W. ft I
wants to kuow what is "the kwaai
morality on this subject." If tbeotte
man 'a name ia W. II. Bishop, I PP
that he has a right to it and tlmtk
ia nothing for the author of "ThC
en Justice" to do but to grin awl bat
tbe annoyance. '
If parents only knew when i
tuim tlmf Kia iiimie was somttca
worth something to himasitndemiA
they could mime him accoriW
Think whut a protection Rndvard S
ling 'a name has Iswu to hnu, wa a
Il.uonrd'a nnd Conau Dovle'a I"'
believe that if you limited in the to
orios of the world yon would Und
name duplicated. Parents wiU J
f l,)o ,.f In li.illd. It W00UB
an extra precaution if the child.""
ho booomes a well deveUed w1;
could write "trademark wgt
after his mime, to protect himstB
tually against infringenifBt-iw
. A New Llbt
n..;. . .nnJj,,ii worn rreilelt'
or two ago by Professor w u
i......t.. inulnhon Uf tl 1Bt
tute at Edinburgh that a Irwicn r
tisf, M. Deuayroose, hud ''0T?L
..L. i,.,.si.i, the illnmuuws
... ntl.lna like 110
njwur Ul (jus num. 1 n I. ifl
r- 1 1 m made "'
e J.-..... -n .lnrllllf 1 VlSlt W
U4 lilt) uiif'.wj ...... -n - 1 -V,.
DenayTonse in Palis, and he
ed permission to experiment j
new method of gas lighting and rj
communication upon i
the Edinburgh rieeting. y
In th invention N. uiiia."---
first been struck with the
ing the principle of the blowpip
. 1 . lmnD aa
ouruer. tte empio.ie - j
spherical shaped metallic
iucaudescetit mantle. Iu the p-wj
op ia placed a very small u
working a ventilator and re .--
current from a CJflple of smsiij
latora. Tbe electrical w"'"'. oU
exceedingly small aud is said to w
about one-third volt anti ""m,i(.,rt
pere. Tbia is. however, qu.
to force current of air jtk
mantle aud cause the gas to e""1
remarkable brilliancy- i.lBbt
According to M. Mollet in.
density of S5toJ0 cr
sumcs seven liters 01
Professor Lewc had, nev. r
riiown a lamp of 80 carer"
caudle power), and he was m
that tbe light was quite a w11"
an aro lamp, ,
For rroal ..
.pplication of d
1 insiau tv'" j m
and chilled band
, tnderues aim ,.wat
"i: 11 ii
rn. 1 lit.
Ri 1 rt"
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kiu I an""
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