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Thouulit t llrltiK (inml l.nrU t
Tlirlr Chi 11 I'm- Ottnrrs.
It Is the desire of every Chlnnmin
heart to possess n pair of magic hrnci
lets. Arm much or brncelets mi'
thought a grcnt denl of In the Celestial
empire, the custom of wenring tliem
having been hnmleil down front tltni1
Immemorial. Usually made of Jnd
stone, the Chinese nnii ring "f today
is of one Invariable shape. It btol.
like a largo martingale.
The Chinese word for Jade It ngook
sou and for Jade arm ring or brnceh
ngook-ak. The custom In China Is I
place the bracelet on a young man
nrm Just before the hand stop grow
lug. A tight lit Is usually seemed, and
once, placed the amulet arm ring
worn throughout life. At death, If the
bracelet has proved a lucky one and
If there Is a son whom It will lit. the
boticH In the old man's hand are bro
ken and the bracelet removed.
Many are the marvelous tales (old
by the ChlneM! of the wonderful quail
ties those amulets possess. There Is
tradition that a certain Chinese em
peror who was stricken with p.nuly
sis wore upon his forearm a magic
bracelet, which kept life In that inein
Iter for many months and allowed lilm
to make known his desires anil deer
hy writing. At last, when death
.claimed the emperor, something eve
J more wonderful took place. Demi ihti
h days and lying In state. Ills limit- war
being viewed by the priests. The ad
vlsubtllly of removing the bracelet was
being considered, when the hand wn
lifted up and gave n signal which Mr
Interpreted to mean the bnieelt
should go Willi lis owner to the tomb
Among other wonderful proper! h s
good amulet Is said to act ns a fnlrlj
reliable barometer. Cincinnati llti
".Vl.nl 1 1 1 in dill."
In "The Argonauts of California'
Mr. G. V. NiihUmh tells a good story
of sauerkraut. In one of the mining
districts near Sacramento a storekocp
er received a barrel of provisions
which secmi'd to be Npolled. to Judge
hy the Miicll. Instead of throwing It
away, he thrust It Into one comer
a shell, where waste and rubbish weie
piled upon It.
One day a burly, dust covered I Mitch
man entered the store.
"I vauts me seine dot," pointing to
ward the shed.
"What Is dot?" Ilirpilicd the store
"I shows you," said the miner. "You
i.luiRt couiu init me." And to the shed
they went, wheie, pointing to Hie tub
hlflli heap, the Dutchman explained
"Some of dot In deru vas vat I vauts.'
Ituxes and bands were reunited,
and the cnudi'inncd barrel was epos
ed. Hut when the miner eugei ly point
ed to It the trader told lilm ll was
spoiled meat, not lit to eat.
"I known belter as dot," said the
Dutchman. "You bust lilm In und
An ax was brought and the banc
"busted In," when, Instead of Npolled
neat, thcie was revealed snuie good
old fashioned wiueil.raut, made In llol
laud and shipped around Cape limn.
"1 knows It," said the delighted
miner. "I nose lilm out!"
The sanei kraut sold readily at a del
..lur a.iHiUlul.xuiil.wu.. ll.gn-M-iKmHiul
" Th'o Dutch miners heiiid of It and
walked 10 and
of the dainty.
lf miles r to gi t a Inslc
A Nliurr' Ciiruo.
Prom the time we 11 iw t got on hoard
Uio slaver, says .1. Taylor Wood In The
Atlantic, had we heard moans, cries
and rumblings coining from below and
ns soon as the captain and crew were
removed the hatches had been in ken
off. when there arose a hot blast as
from a ehainel house, sickening mid
overpowering. In the hold were lino
human beings, gasping, struggling for
breath, dying, their bodies, limbs and
fuees nil oxpicsslng terrible sutTcrlng
In their ugnuliljig light for life sonic
had torn or wounded tliemselM'H or
their neighbors dreadfully; some were
stiffened li( the most unnatural p.nl
' Ah soon as I knew the condition of
things I sent the boat bncYfor the. doc
tor and some whisky, lie returned,
bringing also the etipliiltt. mid for an
hour or more we were all hard hi rk
lifting "Ud helping the Miyi- creature
oil deck, where they were fit it I out In
rows. A little water mid stimulant re'
vlved most of them. Some, however,
were dead or too far gone to be resiisc!
tated. The doctor worked citf-ncstly
over each one, hut 17 were beyond tin
roan skill. As fust as he pronounced
them dead they were ipilckly dropped
sihiIIIiim; n Sermon.
1 have had home printer experience,
or, rather, experience with pi Inters,
which makes me fear that the "Imp
of the types" has "got It In" for me
for abandoning the craft sod bfcoiiiimi
a poor preacher. Ileeenlly I whs to
preach on the Did Testament charac
ters "Nadnb and Ablhu," and one of
the dally pneis got It, "Nabob dud
Ablhu." Shades of MutciiU'rg! ,
My Hint Sunday nigwilng , sermon
after 1 come home from my vacation
was on "Suppressed t.ltos," but oue
of the papers ituunuucod IJ lis "Sup
prcssiM I.lvcis." Such a thing ns Hull
Is wearing and tends lo make life itol
worth living, cuitecltilly If, as U said
the worth of life depends on the liter
Taney your liter suppressed! llttuil
I ll 1 11 tiolil.
Uohlbotitcrs, by htimuierliiK, can re
duce gold lento m) thlu that SisiMXsj
must be laid upon each otlnjr .to pro
duee the thickness of nil Inch. They
re so thin that, If formed luto a book.
l,f0Q would only uVcupy the satv of a
Hingis loaf of common (taper, aud nu
octavo volutue oue Inch thick ttuukl
huvo ns many iisgc as the Usiks of a
well stocked lllnary of 1,600 volumes
with 400 ixigen In istch.
'1'hey 'say the er luto departed,"
aid tho II st cuiiulhal, ludlcatlux the
dish before Micm, "was u very learned
"Indeed," replied th other, hel nu
himself for the tidrd tlma. "Thvn thin
v 1 truly wlint the white lumi call an 'In
atliWU'Ctual fcust.' "-Philadelphia Press.
jj Polly Larkin.
The local olllclals In this big, htl
tllng eltv of Man I-'rnnciscn did n cruel
tiling, to Tolly's inliid, the other day,
when they Issued orders barring; out
from the pleHsiiresiif Portsmouth Sllnro
men. inativ t Ihem old, white-headed
and homeless, who bad Is-cn wont to
make this nark for several years past
place of ret and 'pilot tt here they eould
guttler, Interchange ideas and dwell on
brighter times In their lives with others
who weie III much the same llnaiiclal
condition as theui-clvos. It had U-i-n
a source of plcasiuc ninny times In mi
llIK these men galher together like old
cronies, basking In the sun or resting in
the shade nn the grassy lawns. .Most
of these men hate seen letter days
possibly had happy homes of their ow
wltli wives and children lo welcome
them mill make life worth the living,
They me now alone; their companion
In life's Journey have Ih'cii called home
lite children are scattered, and they
perhaps are wanderer"' In a strange
land, content to hate a room to leo
m, I wo minis n day In some cheap res
taurant and w Idling nway the daylight
and Mimelhnes the twilight hours of
summer In this park or square, tlx
liail got lo look upon It as their ow
liaveli of lest. Mere they dleuscd tin
political situation or dwell on the signs
of the times, past and present and
pointed out the statue creeled to th
memory of HoIhtI Louis Stevenson
Thegranlli luiiin with Its quotations
from his own poems and the gilded
ship wllh all itssallsset surmounting It
in honor of this lover of the sea, could
never have round it In his heart tod
what those men did in the shadow i
the Hall of .iusllce. What a mockery
it must have Hcemed lo Ihcsetueil win
Hie police ordered them to leave th
place they really hsiked upon us home
and wheie they had lseu ueoii-tonii
to gather for so long. Many of Ihem
too old and decieplt to work even if
they could prncuic employment, ami
others could not Is- Induced lo work un
dcr any consideration -"Weary Will
les" who believe the wolld owes them
a living. Hut leaving the latter out o:
the question and making a long slor,
short, I he olllclals w hn had the author
ity oidcrcd these men out of (lie pal
I nllf the Hall of Justice looked out
upon II, and tlieo "loafers," as they
were teiuusl, weie not a pleasant sight
for the sluitl lawyers, etc., who had
lllippy hollies lo go to and loved ones
awaited their coining. It should
beauttlled and iniido to blossom like tin
wild ro-o so that these men In going b
and coming fioui the big hiiililluu
might not ee so soi row fill a sight as
there poveitv-stiluken men luting in
Hie piu I;. What a pity that Ju-tli
cannot frow n dow n so iinwoithy a mo
The llorttl festival held in San Fran
eleo recently was a gienl success, ami
Hie U'liutlfiil vJilliltj'ios;c,uiLav.hiit mu
(TtTeTIi-H en ii do when It comes lo Mora
culture. One of the most unique and
attrttclive displays, however, was u
Isiilltlfill exhibit from Oregon of Its
moscw ami auttmiu leaves, in winch
the w ild grapevine i the Webfisil Stale's
llower), cedar and lie, Isith white and
yellow, and many pretty graceful cones
hemlock and silver-gray spiuee, were
tlsisl. The display of autumn leaves
ailed forth leimtrUsof admiration from
till (he visitors, und one could not hel
quoting the Hue, "Truly the lienll
iiiltiiliin must have btokeit heie.' The
uhmsc, Iihi, weie lovely, and among
the glouiul variety was the Klkhoni
envplug along font distance of t w elily
tnids. 'I!lie whole collection culled
I'orlh liiueli fii onihlc eoninieiit, and It
must have lusm gratifying to the Oio-
gou . li llil loi, for I Hey mviiicu the
Itn'hmi silver nnslul, which will Is' u-
tallied by the town sending the Iswt e
hlblt. The displav gave a pretty good
den of that Wlt of Olegoll' lloni
Sneaking of imtiuv's tniioun-. n
iniliiU me of the fact tlmt few; (ssiple
know how In value the shrub", tree
ami ilowerN who are IiIcnmsI witlt an
HbiimlHiiee of lliein in their country
home, but once lite In the cilt ami
they will appus'lale the fcclltX of I lit
woman w hu ukh to the llorlst aim pay-
tweiity-tlvt1 cents or half it dollar for mi
hi infill of giceii ItraiicheH anil vlut. and
utile lliein home Mi eaieflllly to deist-
lute her urtiiumllliK. lite country
I tot is.' kee st wllh m wealth of buds,
bliMwims, ferns and vlucx, would Iim
them over the fence as mi much ml
bUli. Not mi with her city friend;
etery fltlle vine lettf and hnihclt Is tivtis-
uitsl, for they ttttsttl h bright little nook
fur her friend In gHe on uml aduilie.
ITowuim, no inaller If only given letive,
add uinee Mini chnrin lo u nsiin that
uolhliig else cnii Kit e.
A irimnl M'hiHilniay U entabtUlusI In
this city ere lohtf, by which all deroit-
er. fnnti t lnml-wurk, Is' they tmys or
glrl, w ill Is'isHiqs'lUsI tolteml sclusil,
mnl to make It a sueoej- It l prttssl
U llrsi pnitide a tniaul or imvutnl
A'htkd to which the habitual truant
limy Is'iciitiHirnrtly commuted, attend-
muv ollleers will Is npshiltsl, and to
liisurt' the uea, of lhl vorlhy ctittse
IH'iinlty will ls pluctsl on the parents
or KiianlUhB 'U the lioil-Htteiiilaneeof
the pupil. They must show gissl cauc
for nlfccms' oreUse y the ltae,nucuw III
be lntMMts upou them. When tine
slp lo think that ls.ontUUlltlren of
M'lltsil Hge weie ivpwted a hnvlngtit
tended no M htstl Wt yiwr, It Itstks n If
they weit' nut Urtititf ny Ioomhni to
gW tliU hiiporUiut qiietton. At
the snuie time, Usj, another illlllcully
faces Hie pniiiiotets. of tills pMgrslve
l0 tmt u. l,u.K of ulllcleii(
selustl rrstm, for with comparatively
few exeiptlons the scliooMiouc arc
nlrcatly ovcrcntwdetl. That, however,
can ' titorcome without much dllll
culty when once the machinery Is et
In motion and ready to make the vari
ous sidiemes work n it harmonious
whole. Polly Is'lievi-s in compulsory
education. There Is less crime, less
conspiracy and h genuine wickedness
In the nations where the law requires
that all children must Is' educated.
Hundred, of children are In the fac
tories of Ibis city to-day helping to eke
out a hare living who can hardly lead
ami write. What kind of cltl.ens lll
they make'.' Parents nesl their assist
ance In "iipM)il!ng large families many
times, but w hat an Injustice it is to de
prive children of the Is'tieflt of schtsiN.
The Century's Legacy.
Profcs-or Dolllvcr of Tuft's college,
Pennsylvania, is the author or the fol
lowing n'hilluni of whal the nine
teenth century iccelved as Isspie-ls ami
what It Is going lo turn over to the
twentieth as a legacy:
1. This century received front lis
picdecisv-ors Hie horse; we bequeath
the bicycle, the locomobile and Hie an
louioliile. i!. We rcisjlvcd the goo-eqillll and U-
iiucalh the typewriter.
II. We received tho scythe; we Is
iiueath the mowing machine.
I. We received the sickle; we Is
qucalh the harvester.
.1. We received tliehalid ptintlng ma
chine: we Is'ipicatlt Hie Hoe perfecting
II. We received tile Johnson diction
ary: we Is'qiieath the ( 'en In ry diet Ion
7. We received the palnled canvas
we iM'qiieath lithography, photography
and color photography.
s. We received the baud loom; we
biiicnth tin Hon and wisiten factory
II. We received uunisiwiler we Ik1
HI. We received the (allow dip; we
Is'oiicnlh the arc light and theStamlan
II. We iccelved the lllnllock; we I
qucath the automatic Maxims.
ll!. We leceited the galvanic buttery
we iH'qiicatli Hie dynamo.
III. We iccelved the sailing -hip; wi
bequeath Hie scamlilp.
II. We It itcd the battleship Con
-lllnllon; we bequeath the Oregon.
I"i. We received the beacon signal lllc
we bequeath the telephone ami wireless
III. We I'lieltetl ttisid mid stone lor
stiuclurcs; we bequeath t wcnly l"iltsl
sky siippoi Is of dccl.
IT. We received ordinary light; w
iH'qiiealh Ihe Roentgen my.
Meclunlcat Hair Restorer.
A niechaiilcal luilrrtslorcr Is :i dcvlo
for resioring ami piimtotlug thegrow lb
of the hair. The principle ol the opera
lion Is that ol' producing a vacuum or
inutlal vacuum around the scalp, and
tll:luhA adli vine 1L of Hto pi'otn
the atmosphere ami allowing Hie blood
to circulate mole freely In the veins of
the scalp, and so Impart a moie healthy
condition theieto. Villiolls llleellllllleal
levlees mav Is' Used for obtaining a
vacuum at Ihe location d, -lied, but Hie
inventor I'lcdcrick Walkins, of
Louis, Mo., ii-i-s tlit form as -. i ving
tliepuipsM' with a satisfactory ilcgrec
of elllciciicy at a small co-t. The fnuu
dalioii of Ihe tlcvlce is of wire netting,
woven of tvhtst coun-o enough to pit
vent a collap-e wlieit Hie air is with-
linwu. This frame is cuveitsl with a
liibls'r clolh orothcrnir-Hght material,
and around theedge is a steel baud of it
shape clo-ely apploimatlug Ihe coll
lour of the licail fiom a point alsive (lit
ctebiovts IstcUwaitl over the ears and
then dow itwaril on the nock Is low Hit
Hue of the hair. This kind Is pivfer-
a bly nntki'f stwH ami i adapted lo
spring against the skin al all poh'ts to
form an ah-lighl joint, Ity manipii
laling tilt' pump or -licking the air out
In some other way the air prtswiire U
rcniovctl and Ihe hltsid allowed toclicll
late freely to promote the grow Hi of the
hair ami pictcut baldm.
'l'o tVcprtujU 1IU Name.
1 1 I'.nglHi eiigiiiti-i' naiiusl Morgan
fashioned the die from w hence our ll
t er dollars aiestHluissI To perM'tuale
his mime he sly ly made an M in the
neck, of the Koddis, jii.t at the line of
the Uie. It Is wry mull, ami -enptsl
liolice font long time. On the obverse
Ide of theisilu he again gul hi hi- sly
woik. lie iiiade another M In Ihe knot
Ih'Iovv the eagle (embers, this Is mi
mult tlmt it can oul Is' sivii on new
is tli is, or thoe little wtun.siml by gtssl
yew or under a tglua.
The liuuilgmtlon for the tear luoo
ciidlug In June, wa AAl.tkiii, of whom
dsitlt tuo-lhlrd- anlv tsl at the sot of
New Voik. The isvple Hie mostly
fnuiiMiul belli HiitlMilltheitsleril lainqs'.
of mee not eiisy to auialgnniale with
our own. .Neurit- om'-llitll of the whole
orWi,itl are fnuu Italy, anil one-lhlrtl
of I lav.' are lllilentle.
Ilrillhton, Kiigkuul, N uUmt to brave
HrttUh pnnlery, the csirpinitkn lmv-
big divided to allow "uil.el UUlilug"
uet -iiiinocr, under ntriethHi.
Callfotuia stamp milts hate crushed
lite ami even live i.nd one-hulf Uuis of
jf s-r stump sr tweuty-fiMir IttHirs.
rheHs.lrte gmvlty of nudytsUsnuiii
lsM.0l niid It W thu-allglit hhihI It U
ift ami t iiiallrttltle wbtiii hot.
,n oumv of vtiry Hih jtukl 1 wrtb
The usual fttll of a -luUe Ui h, elhl
Ihchisj tit twelte feet.
A LIT I . I.NON ART.
1 'tr Tiilinee" rintiirT llns simrl
Itotirs anil limit llir I'nj.
"A high -ii!' i"- Ion of which but
little Is k;i e .i ' -v ' i't to the trade."
observed o pi e..''!-nt fobaeco manu
facturer to ii W.i-limuloii Star reporter.
"Is what Is known as the 'HnvorM'.' Hie
man who i respouslble for the llnvoi
tif all the gia les of goods innde and
who sis' to it that the flavor is kept
the same yar In and year out. It mat
ters not Wheie Hie I ol in ceo Mint 'goes in
Ihem comes rnun or the conditions mi
ller which M I"'" grown. Uf course lo
Imcco ntniiufiieiuiTrs eni)entor to use
the Mime kind of tobacco nil Hie time,
hut circumstances at times render this
"As an Illustration, our company hud
bought up and stored away enough to
bacco to make up all our brands of
smoking tobacco and cigarettes for the
year, when all of a sudden our store
liounos weie destroyed by tire, and our
stock wetil out of existence. There
was no more tobacco of Mint purlieu! u
grndo to be bought, and we were driv
en Into new fields. The tobacco being
raised on a different soli and being
slightly tliffcri at as far as seed and
stem were iniicertied. the tlaviir was
also different. Smokers, ami ehewcrs
ns well, Insist on' the same llnvor all
"Here Is wheie lite tlavorer comes in
Hy Ida an and skill he can make lo
bacco that grows on low lands insle
and smell the same its that grown on
high lands. He can make tobacco
grown during o dry aensoii take tin
same Hntor ns Hint grown dining Hie
rainy sensoii. Tobaccos giown ni d;f
fercnt eixls of the saute stale of In ibf
feront stales m- by his tieatitient the
same, as far -is the consume' Is cott
cerned. He draws big money; lot
though he comes high, as Hie tent-chug
show companies sny. 'we must linvc
"A a may be Imagined, thcie ate not
many who are competent 'o .lo I lie
work, ami as n result they er-ige In
Mihiric all tl. wny fi- iu SH to b p.-i
tiny of nlMMlt ae hour's nctunl work
They are employed, however, but about
nine months In each yeat "
Him Coiltlsli rnteli l.iihMti'rs.
It la probably r.cws to Hie majority
of people to know that Hie red, or rock,
codtlsh Is a bluer enemy of the lb
ster that has Just crawled o1 t of tils
shell nnil Is soft and nimble to protict
himself. During shedding lime Hiese
lobsters crawl up under projecting
rork.-.. Where the sen weed and kelp
are thick and where Hiey Mini pro' i
is I places in which to go ilnouuii ll..
process of slipping out of then old
ihclls ami taking on a new com of
mall, mi t ' speak. Por some dns nflcr
lliedthiig the lobsters are weu-V and
llimble to cope with tli'se IMi ili-il
wage war iip.n them. This fact the
rod II --I i seem Intuitively to know and
Ihey wlol swaem around these n-treat--'
lu gu'iit llilliibers and wait for the
iheddcrs to eratvl out.
An old lobster fisherman said that
ninny times lie lar.l stopissl Ins dory
over a Inrge number of r.a-M- ted cml-
tlsh mid i-vateheil their operation-.. He
had eten drome, r Ii l llr.e iiow u and
dangled tempting bait within a lew
feet of theih. I'nl-ss It happci,. d to
fall illris?l!y in front of their noses,
however, Ihey would seldom lake it,
as they were after lobslei meat When
tllll.UlIU l.'a.Utl-.l - '". "Jatf
out from belieaih the protcclllig sen-
wetsl. Hie codllsli would dart at I hem
and atrlkc them Heree blotvs v.-.ih tiu'ir
tails, distilling Ihem ctiuiplelely. They
would then - ill to and devour ihe help
less erusta.-eatis. This perfot nuincc.
the lobslei iNhcm ".ll said, he laid it
nested many times, t.cu l-ion ,loin,y.l.
1 1 1 m I.imiI.p Were lloet"!!! bt ...
The late Mi .Itisiec Willlaui
O'Hl it'll, as Ik pretty generally kuSw-n,
tvns not a tailor's mode' ami w l'.a go
ing on a long ralltv y journey his attire
was oven nunc neglected than usual,
says i.oini.'ii 'i A. r. UiiUng oue
dny for hi- train lo leave Cork. 'e
wandered into the th-' class refresh
ment room, his threadbare and railed
coat looking the more remarkable
when In contrast with the dress of Hie
smart set lic.iieniing the place. "Can
I have a glass of milk';" he Inquired
of tho U'Iiiv lu ft i 11 si and powder who
ruled iH'huel Ihe ten
The lodv eyed him shandy aud so
pcrclllousfy and then mapped out:
Yea, but H s tupp cv a glass here.
You'll gel ii for ii peiiuy In the third
Well." returned Hie Judge as hiiiIk-
bly as isissitti... "i thluk I'll lone a
glass nt 'tuppence' all the -sine I can
manage to -n tite Hie expense"
He took a - milk and A a Iked q."t
with nn iiMiitlled ciuiiicnaine loi't
when thnt young lady Iteard fiom ome
gentlemcu who were standing al the
tsir Ulld knew the Judge who her i us
touier was sin- dldu't feel teit well.
Hho tried to explain that she il.ough!
he tts oue of lUose "old fanner fel
lows who. I stop (tuning atiiiut tU
price of the milk for half nn hour"
r VorK sii ...hi,
WUeu New York ilty owned a slave
ship la told lu au nriicle in Pearson's
Magazine. The greatest inqs'tui was
(riven lo the slave trade by the act of
parllaiucni of ItiSl. wrrjli legal insl
slavery hi the North American i-olo
hies. This tHtea not menu that slavitv
was unkiiottn in what la now the
l'nlle.1 States before that time. ts.
cause as early as l5J0 a Dutch iimu-of.
war landed and aohl '.M African ne-
rettes at .liuueatowii. Vn.
In iti-ii the W'tHit India eompntiy im
sirted slave from Hie West In. Ilea to
New York city, then New Amsterdam.
The city itself owned shares In a sluve
shlp. udvsnivd inoney for lis Biting
out aud shared In the protlt of Ita
voyages Thin racognitlou and em-oar.
ngeuicut may avsrouut for the astound
log fuel that In 17-Vi statist foruusl
ouesixtli of Hie entile (Htpulatlon ot
New ork The general urevalenee of
slavery i bo urn by the (act that at
this time i her were OT slaves in Nets-
York's smiill suburb of HrtHtkltu. aud
thai In I .itiihw ttaelf tbwr ere ml-
tleut lm.issi Klaireii.
ilavi-s were at that time pnblieW
liealt lu on the London exchange. No
wonder tin- iraOe la human ttesb
m-octiitisj emmerr. and thai In
1TTI the Kugttah alone tent to Africa
Wi ahliw isju'dimhI for the trade aul
wltb a earrrtMc cauaeltr of 4T.ua
ate st trip.
HUMOR OF THE HOUR
"Just Hnnglne! If you were n ilea
you could Jump JnO miles at n single
"Hut I am not n flea."
"1 didn't say you were. I sold If you
"Hut you Implied that 1 might be."
"Not at all. In estimating the tela
tlve strength of a Ilea as compared
ivlth a man. I snld that one of your size
Sould Jump !!uo miles."
"Nothing of the sort, sir. Voti dis
tinctly spoke of me as a Men."
"How absurd! I merely Inferred that
liippose you were a Ilea."
"Do I look like a lien?"
"Why. no, sir; certainly not."
"Have 1 the arms, legs, proboscis,
liintomy of a Ilea?"
"Who snld you did';"
"Votl did. sir!"
"Well, sir, I am sorry. I npolnglxe."
"You admit, then, that you did refer
to me as a ilea''"
"Why. no. I don't."
"Hut you have Just apologized."
"Well, well, let It go. 1 wi hi you were
a Ilea. I apologize. I am sorry. I was
"Cootl! Vou were wise. 1 am no Hen,
"Of cotir-e not. Utterly removed from
i Ilea. Yon couldn't be olio If you tried.
"Impossible, sir! l-'tir me, sir? How
"Yes, sir, exactly, sir. How can an
ass be a lien V King.
Mr. Smith .1 n noh nrrs,
The world stands i-tlll mid reads with
Mr. John Smith u.iiiotmces Mint he
has left Ha subjective Ideal ivlnp of
the transcendental party anil w ill here
after alllllate with the psychological
socialistic party, supporting the ticket
of the hitter without leservntloii. Mr.
Smith will be heard on the stu.
After a time men go about tl T bus!
ness numbly, but the t . .tl. I will be
long In recovering fully ft n the
shock. Detroit Journal
I it m 1. 1 .. ii rt 1 1 1 - In Irllimoirc.
T.ndy de Hooter and family liate left
Ivy Towers, l'.al-tovv n, and hiu, e taken
The Hollows. .Melton Motislngley, for
the hunting wiison. Oisell's Unit
The safety vsotnun dlj not deny lie
Inteutluu of clolngi will her och
euun. " t
"Hut why," she niyued, ttt) .entire
Xentlllty, "shniild you Mliow about
things beftire they hajjieR?"
' If the rcplcsculntlvo of the yelli'
fjft'js felt any liiipatAence af this lie
courteously coiicciiiod if
"rIow could we llTlMt4Wte fliem. ot
crwlseV he reftll.
l)f coise It dempued nli.v to
Ihiw to the c.tlMieles of art.- Dei:t
".Vow tell me."tild tho klil lnrted
tvomHii. "you're riiiiuwuv, arefff
"Yes; I ir?.i. un'aiii, Ar teJJ the
truth," replied the young itamp
"Mot.lFr died not longHsii. pi ulwr
thnt tni's .lldn't go rlglt mid one day
I lit outraml I tun ml Jj vas dead tu.
entl out." o
"Poor Imy! CLV.ildn't go a step tar
"OU, no! It was 'eayse i eotilUn t go
a tcpmothcr."-PlillathlpVft,i Press
sull- Hit 1iii ii W..H
"DoYi't you think a man- a real man
onht to Nekuowhslge when is in
the wrong In an arguuicut with his
wife?" O 0
"OU . I tlon'i'klitrtP tl eorrj' never
owns up, but lie Iways goes aud buys
tue souiethlng real nice and ehcu
klve." 1. rolt I'rco Press.
1'rnm Hie vnll of XVnr,
Asslsiant -Here are more tllspntcjie
llsiiit that battle Ih'tlie east.
Kdltor Wtfat tlo they say '
AsiMint It apiK-ars that twtli st
Were greatly outnumbered, hut each
defeated the enemy with severe los.
Mr. Jones There's that Mrs.
I cau't abide her. She U alway talk
lug about MiiuctMMly or other.
Mrs. clay- It Isn't ulce. I agree with
you. but them one cannot always lt.
talking about dre-s -Hoston Tran
terlnt A Vli'llm of Cnrlo.ltj.
t wa.slitkr i.-k oa hickory limb
Xml (hiu it hJ oni titirrtl am.
rur raa curiosity kia)wml to him
"Oa ' wr kt Hut tool Wnl't W '
Cat k it lull), tktt UUt U tol
M .tviui ii itaa't coftWl.
fU It lnu(t in ihti miU. I m toM. i niU.
t hill e-fk ol u a th ta4.
Ilnriiiitii Iteunnllrva of iiiii-ii.r.
"llcg partlou." ald the postal ileik
who bad siiu Iiit the stauip. "but y n
ilon't bate to put a 5 ceut stamp on a
letter for Canada "
"1 know." said tthe. "but Hie stwdi
lat matches my eat elope, you kun '
n lliiltmrrHiiirnt lit llulrr.
"What's the matter, UoUy?"
"Ora'wa. ihey". too many f..K
brlotln me up. I d pet along tieitet
If I ou'y biid you" ludluuupolls Jour
TWENTY MILES RANGE.
Who shall say what is to be the limit
,f the rami.- of imslem ordnance
-ranee now pri H ',l,",-v ""
wr chnuncl shores and If "pcrtldlous
Ublon" gets ugly b knock down Do
nr castle, nxpctlmctits nre now being
lin.le at Calais with a new ptin-iu
Seil.it gun whleli is expected to have
, effective range of '-'0 tulle- The Do
rer stmlls ' ''' nirt t i-lnt nre
mlv IS tulles wide. Ill view of Ihe lie-
neiidous strides which have I n made
the last few year In the effective
ange of high power guns It N uot im
cisonnble to thluk that before long a
run will really be built which cm
throw a shot across the straits of D
icr. The l'reiich believe thnt they
jave nlrently protlucetl such a gun. an I
f the experiments at Culnls prove sin
:essrul they w ill mount n battery I
hem at the point wliere the strnlt- ol
Oover nre nnrrowest. and so comma ii.t
that waterway fiom shore to shore
he French do this on their side or tl..
itralts the Kllttllsll will llllih.Ubledl.t
itrlve until they build guns of similar
mnge mid inmuit n battery of them at
Dover. An artillery d.nl ls?ttveeit fa
'als Ulld Doter Is amntig the pos-ibill
ties of the future. In Dover castle
there Is an old gun heitrlUR the in-eilp
l...a.l im' sill nil letpnie ctemi.
I'll ,.m lull in -li IT"-"-
This I n " Idle lHi..t on the putt cf
the old gun. of r.iurse. but tl the light
3( the ,. M ill clfott- to btili' guns
vthleh will carry aeioss the stunts It
lias a prophetic sound.
TIih "liriine far.-" In M II.tIhimI.
i,,, ...... ii... iiiiirl-ts aie tluckili
Month, and 'Ids little Tyrolean water
ing place l crowded. The grit; " cute
Is at Its height. H can scarcely be pus
llblu that all Hie giapc eaters aie aclti
illy Invnlids. .is j mi ttiiT'i all kind- ol
people fining t:n'W's ''' npparenlly
.illng t'ji'n nliimsi inicollsc iisly Yoji
ouy your grnpes in uVittle basket, an t
voii carry Ii with you on yoat tu3' oi
auii?er and go abiding al Hie fruit
j nt 1 1 you have consumed your tegula
loll piiilltil or two pimls weight A
nan " ilhotil a liiujket of grapes woiihl
ook as odd la Ihe alleys round MOan
I- a unit! without a lint inkO' l'"'l.
I'i -.-ni ill Ui StSilK o So Hit
jiape cure Is very pojRllur and isveiv
in iieii-nc -The fcLitfh llxcs the pile
- ., , ...a... v
r 1 lie 1 111 11. .IIMI .loilWfii'i i.M,
lllleitiellee 1 1 III u volt cotld belWt
possible you eiiiiliT cat. Just now the
1;. Is full ol An-'rl (Jaclilly sub
milting tt o tlit' cure. The Aunlcalis
ire also inking it with llflit chai-actci-stic
adiiiitabilily tvliich belongs oi
rlu. in in t'.m-iiMc Anil the Meruit line
i'i - w iih ii nltnost suMnr tuln(t4bll I
ty of the reaieily to the ill-en-i'. ie j
lreseelbliiB It fo d-siM'ptlc patients. -
.oadofe lllily News.
t i.t9 tm sm.
rcnrknble cne was tiled in Hie
Somerset county court at Siithyrvilli
recent(.'. A f'li er living In olTe of te
couulry tovvnshiis of SoiiiciUct eoiitil
solil a horse to a Snnierset iiiuti The
latter gnve a note for $."itl I piiyinent.
The man v Im received the note paid
little Alciiilon to Its wording, hi wont
to the hunk to have It discounted. The
hob as rrreiitl: "I oromlse to oat TO'
years after ilate.'oetc. The innii with
the ink was itreatly e.cltei yhcti lie
dlseoveis'tl the lime of the note, whleli
he had noi iiiTlt-il al all. mid omtly
broilgliluii agiiin-t Hie man win. nc
ff. The ease iiiine up i conn al Sum
'orvill Tlie il. teiiclant clalineiiihiii lie
as perfietlv n hie at.l tvlllliig to pay
th note when ii came ilnc ten trotes
etl tl thcie vvj,- im law thnt eiuiipiW
ed lilm to tlo Wuee tliat lime ll
t'aa ill black ami hltP o the noW.
it till 4 lie JiiilHc ld liutlAig Icfto le
but tllsliPts iji,. cnse.-Pltiiiateld (N .1 i
-eiJsKir IPS TrQlli'i..
now the iniT.-n trdTlliig horse has
been muring little hy little f!ie two
uilnute time imt ai' !Vlio will ,i .
that he ni.iy not achieve that coveted
recorg before the flvcnileth ccuiivk:
tlve years ukVf ;
Hert.'d tlu. i'..iSl.i..i r.r t.n.... i
I " - - - - ... .awttdiK IHII-l-
ros III l9e nineteenth eetilui-.v
iwa. ttakre 0 ., ( s,
IMO, Mostwn lif.rm ., t..
ftlwln Forrest- A.i ivl
ua. U4r auiioiii ;.,Ji
UR. rturi Tmpl V, .
UW. Ueitu l-t.-ii
So. Julian t:ii-Vv
isw. .Mi ... o nV
HDD. The0tl)M ;. t.mi't
lleniio.riicj nt tt'ijsl I I I .
A receiire.ainluiltlou9if Hie reeords
of nearly luo Qdets for Hiiniilst fi
years aht-tvs Hint Ollslde tin mm uf
army ottlcers. of width ."Sere were il
I ID were m.ik. of farmers. 11. -on- r
merehauts. lti sou of lawyers :t;
toils of maiiiifiicturers. 32 sous of no
ehaulci Vn mius of Insiirntu-e azeiils pi
n ot n-al estate ageuts. Ii .on, of
llergyineli. i:t suits ,if .wllmr- i.,,,.i.....
bud iHiiikkei-pcrs. to ,f druggists :i ,,r
ilpiinl t... ... .
... uuws-i . ,,i scoooiiPBc ncr ami
f dentists Among Hie others iilino-i
every calling Is n preeuiisj by i tu
fa thers of one or more. -Cram's laua
, Union net, ..),'. in,,,,
A Pbllatielpliia hotel reeeuily i itgni;
etl a valet, who agreed to ert,. n.,
gues of tlie house without rnge. de
pending uhui tip. , , llM,M "r ,
New York 'Irnininers iip-el tln ,n
rangemeni Swing thnt they hadsiru. ..
a good thing. iii..y a,nt for all Hieii oi.i
elothea, tv,ic, ,h,.y ttUve to ih.- vah i
to cleau and pie... At tbe eud of 1 1. .
tlnys the tip- of it,,, latter had atnoimi
etl to Sit ..in. since theu the s.tf..
have been altncil The wonl "era tin
tou" has Ih.ii etluiinateil. mid '
talet has an iiutli-rsianilliiK n it, i
natron. iM fore l- .jo,., ,.r w,tl
Aa OPtlmlatle Hnell-h
that modern life Is eaer. safer and
imw.un iiiio ore nu yuars ago; that
ronng peple are healthier, stronger
tail better grottu than Uielr great
;randiarents and that the complaints
f Increasing neurotic tendencies are
f holly unfouude4.
Kour u.ii.si rrom Hath. I :u stand u
njniierious i.iouuuieot kaewn as thi
rtree Shirts, ston. Prom It vou u
ee trt of Somersetshire. tiUU(-,.Hr
birr an. I ilt.hlre.
SHORT NEWS STol
It In it llumlirrt nmt VrrrtUT-
prr SiioU III jiIb.i.
J"""' Slrumt I'lilntjl
A contributor to The IteviJ
rlews tell tins story of the
Ho was a man without nni
tnstes. who seliloni or neve.
oooks and took ab.soluti.lv A
the Intellectual movement ol
Italy. .Neither nail he niiy
Hie drama. It was said of
he never entered the ihi.ni.l
life, hut this Is an e.iigwnil
apon ceremonial occasions le
tered the royal box. Due i,f tj
rlslts was made when uH.
f Slgnor Verdi's "Palstiin- .
the occasion of a national ,J
linn, liie king was iii..nt
royal box. and the peir.iiinau
:he beginning was an iimaeiiU
When the second act was
fing snm: ineie is now U() ,
;o me soecL-ss in im- nee,. ft,d
for Signer Verdi" (an a.-i ofj
which tvns usually paid to tljcl
ful author only at the end of J
Verdi was duly sent for. uml
lppenrei! In the royal box tliej
Jented honor of a sumnnnu u
:lose of the perforiuanee vvni
istlcally applauded as icstifjiJ
Honor In which the king in-.
poser. The approval which J
the summons to the royal 11
'oiisltlenibly abated win a tn.
ro.-o for the Hilrtl ii''t and it
covered that the king had left
nter. He hail antlelpatcii t Ittj
the author simply u onier irf
from n perfoi malice tvlileh hor
The I'll n per SpoUi- III. t3
An enst end eoriesiioinlent tt
fnllllU-lllL' Stlll'V Of till! Pl-IllPi. ri
Only those p -ictleally ncqualnl
the wo. King ol tlie great "pnupj
nees" III IIS c iv of the Hunt- IJ
are nwuie of the number of ftrl
ot c nl visits to the e Insl
which the prince iia.s in th-iJ
a yenf, often quite Incognito j
the press and the inmates arc
:rj" 7 "'
9 "I 'itofcs toi 'IX Hi' "oi;l itn
etl. He m'ways inu'.es on ll
slims a nolnl of otiletlv onc-t."!
till people about tl ".I tl'e.il mi l.
git lug their eoinpla'ats i be I
hearatlgs. ( Hn e .i h. a. tike I'
('villpff llaroim nl Itasehiil tin
avas thllsw'nuimeil anion- ilii "
IBs future sublets lc liail
experhSice with a tjpi
which cverv en I workii..
a MeetniK he Incurable 'ruit
the I'HSlbliwh ot
'lieu aski d lit the prim ' II
nnv ('lontilnliitu In mil 1: i ' I lit' 'll
reeled oc a long scries with i
surliness born oi lorn- haim
eylgg the prince, ol" whose i.l
was wliolltOlgiioiinit with .i
jlltloil. 'e -hook his 1 1 - -; I 1 in
"I 'ate njj-i i.y coinphlllii '1
iffer ituaiti Ot .tour nreileci -
""flee, but to no pnrpoav. XUsa.'
file master were all on.- Hi
thieves. In fact. I 'opes t 0 II
honest an. I.. ',,m- tlutt wit In. el
favor, it-, i tbiwd hh 's ver'' I
v n.. i.i i-i.i ii-ii nu- ,,. . y
.1 e..V ... , .. . .i.U
throne for an Inspi
'lilt in oi "c
"inn .liini-s' striinu I'nliil
Tlgj Itet In 1'i-ank ltn-t
of the Meii-oiolltao dinu I "
Ington. tvhii li is ntciuicii i, ri
.neituiiey . tens M simy tvn..- 1 '
one evenlii" w li ic illnlng at tin s
House will. Hi. presldi iit i
Candler of tin Metlnulikt ( Im I
The pnt'lv was lalkln- about
ists ttllil reviv als. and t' c . a-i'
Well known i-xlmiti-r Sum I
"The best i haiacerl.at:.e
Jones' prenel.mi; I ever In an!
the bishop, "was that of a goodcj
brother In Virgltln He had lnU
.(ones preach and was ic-. iil.m
" 'Jlst ns hint: lis lite r Joti. st
tie Scrlpteis- sal.rthc coloiid a.
nlu.t no Is'tt. r pivnchcr than eim
rlst of Us. Itnt In n he cuts l.'t
d Scrltte'-s and list lets i i s
he's de tlo-jvioiuh'st preiu h
ponuded a pulpit ' "
Mexico Is din. of the in.
cities in th,. world. Its In. nil
plaia. ndortieil ,j (IU. trees imlj
llowera. k i- iiishlotiablc i. it
evenings, when the military i s'1'1
anu tbe elite Indulge in a pw'1
around the plaza The fl".'t "fl
dens on-tjie jyke are world riji
Wlim l.nou,,! .,r
"Iteg tiard.m " snel ihe i u !
aau. guilietsn his featim '
again. -.1 .tmply J-ouldn't siip. i -ynwu."
'rf0,,', m,,UUuU "" repli.d i f
sin. "Hy the way. Hint rem '
i vtatett tin- Mammoth cave t .st
Wy nne ramrs nr.- ma le at th.
"t day. but ,,f ,,,. ,,. ,
contalued u, ,. li,,1s..,,M ,u,.r.ll
kulvea wtc, . atwWllU utj
ttousand yeni-s ago
Z- ( & "t
'1 - ' 4C.s ' I 1