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BAN DON RKCORDEB.
I. oil lu Rilf Aittiilrolliin,
It hnppelled III nn "I." iiir. He wns
tnll, handsome nml Just n little too well
dressed nml wiih rending n iinmplilot
mi which Mood out In letters Inrgp
enough to lie plnlnly legible to the op
jiftxtti" row of passengers the title,
"Correct Dross." They nil notlcoil liltu.
fcir lie was really beautiful.
There wns no doubt ns to whnt lie
wns rending Tin passengers followed
it nlinost line hy lino nml knew Just
wlnit mrt or the oasny he hnd renched,
It begun ulien Ms eyes left the hook
tilnl glnneed dubiously nt Ills cloth top
ped p.'itent lenthers. He shook Ids
lieiul slightly ns he saw Unit the upper
wits of n trill too pronounced n put
tern. Next he took In his trousers, nml
ii lihiml smile of Kiitlsfnctlon wreathed
his fuee There wns a slight frown
wlu-it In eoiepared Ills waistcoat with
the hnhcrihi Ih'I-'h inmilial, hut Ills coat
iitid hat were evidently Irreproachnhle.
The end of the Inventory mid of the
ppeetntorx self control nunc when the
I'ciiiitiriil one began to ml mil c In the
buck of Ids wateh ease his neckwear,
Ms shlrl mid the faultless curves of his
enlliir A titter from the two girls In
the corner, mid the whole heliehflll
cKp'oih'd. The tmidel of pulvhrltuih
hulked up. shut his hook with a snnp.
blushed furiously mid left the enr nt
the next Million. New York Mnll nml
An innliiir Hilinilt KihiIimI,
The storleH are common enough of
til iiiiIiicm holng turned nut (o ipienrli
nn iiutoiii. mid, on the other tin tit). It
hits not Heldoiu hnppi'iicd i l..il 11 very
liiliuditne coillhigiutloii '1.1- pilsn
muster for 11 'celeNtlal dNpliiy "
lu the nii'iniilrs of Huron Stoekuinr
tilt tiinllsliig illieidote Is relaled of one
llerr vou lindotvlt., who was given to
milking the 1110HI of easily picked up
llifuiuiutlnii. A friend of the liaron
went to 1111 evening party near Krnnl;
fort, where he expected 10 meet llerr
von Itmlowltz On his way he snw
. I hi rti burnlm: slopped his cnrrlngc. ns
Hinted the peoile mill waited till tin
llmiicN wele nearly extinguished. When
he arrived at his frleud'H house, hi
foiiml llerr von ItuilnwIU. who had
previously taken tin- pmty to the top of
the building to see nil niirora. diluting
on teriitrlill magnetism, electricity
rle. Itnilowlt. itsi.cil Stoekiunr'N friend
"Have you seen the heiiullflll anrorii
lie replied: "Certainly I wns theie
myself. It will soon hoover." An e
plamitlon followed as to the. Imrii on
f.re. ItniUiwItz was silent Home ti
minutes, then ho took up Ids lint nml
quietly disappeared.- Knowledge.
"It wns simply 1111 exhlhlllnn of nerve
mid quick wit," sulil the old limike
who wns dining at his club with a
number of friends. "No one but tin
paying teller knew what wiih hnppet
lug at the time, nml whnt might have
been a tingedy wns turned Into 11 com
edy by Ills (pilcl; wit.
"During the noun hour one ilny nn
old inmi nppronehed the pnylug teller
nml inesenteil n check for ?t.()00,000.
With It wns 11 hndly written letter to
the effect Hint If the Immediate pny
incut of rlio olieck wiih not forthcoming
the teller would have his head blown
off. He wiih nothing hut a crank, but
he had come tinned for business, nml If
the wit of the pnylng teller hnd fulled
him for 1111 Instnnt there might tin v
been n tragedy. Hut the paying telle
coolly took up the check, glanced nt It
nml then handed It hack with the n
mill U Hint the crmik hnd neglected to
put a stump upon It. lu nn Instnnt the
crunk wns full of npologlcs nt his o it
night mid departed to get 11 stamp.
took but a moment to notify (he police,
mid the crunk wiih put where theie Is
no danger of Ids demanding (ho pny
incut of tiny more $1,000,000 cheeks nt
the point or 11 gun. "-Detroit I'rco
An Kiigllsliintin lu Itusshi stiys tent
"we may dislike ltussln ns we will nml
pcrlutps must, but there In no denying
thnt the men nml women of Itusshi mc
good lookers." The men are "tall ami
well built." The "women, especially
those or the upper classes, have a grace
mid fascination thnt Is nil their own."
The writer adds: "I am tired of hear
lug Digllidi people suy that this Is nil
show ni.d that If 1 knew them better I
sliutild be greatly disappointed. He
bind good looks nml refined tumuierH I
have found the depth mid sincerity of
the Scotch combined with the wit nml
humor of the Irish."
Asklt Whatever lifetime of that pa
Unit of your yon were telling me
about some time ago?
Dr. Sokuin Oh. lie' got a complaint
now that'll giving me n great deal of
Asklt-Indeed! Whnt Ii It Y
Dr, Hokum-ll's nhout the aiuoiint of
my lilll.-Phllmlelphln Pies.
Mm HlKhblower I tou t furxet, my
dear, Hint In conversation tin Interest
must not be allowed to Itag.
Olaru-llut I'm mre I do my best,
"Muybe no. but while the plnulst wni
pliiylug I thought once or twice that I
detected you listening to him." Life.
"rrofessor. how did 1011 come to
pose to me lu the fare of my continued
"I proceeded on the general prool
tlon Hint whatever n woman seems tu
bo iitie ln't."-Chlcngo Iteeord.
.Mlfcs llflhor mho tins licen handed 11
photographi oti. whnt an awfully
. June 1 mu ih glad you think It does
nut look n tilt like inc. - lUxton Trail
Tlio street car nml ornulliuiieii of
ParU choree (I cents for Inside and 3
cent for outside scat, a 1,011 1 lt essen
tin), but n long wait, even of houri,
may bo roiulrcd to get It. One trails
for U ulluwetl 011 it 0 cent fare, but none
on a a cent fare, Unnlou him no trauu
for system, and the charge la projRir
Honed to dlatnuec, with more or leaa
tlpiilug. Ileillu atrcet railway buvo
Juat adoited h uuifortu fure of ia
ccuta without trniufcra.
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"JIow do they all live, I'oll.V.'" nsked
11 friend us we oilg;cd our wuy llirouth
tilt cniwil Hint thronged one of our
prliielpnl htreets 011 11 Kntiiriluy nfter
110011, which Is geiienilly hsikul upon
as 11 wirt of hiilMiolldny,mid everylsHly
who can Kut out Kciicrully inaiuiKcn to
do their nhojipliiK then, or nttenil the
liuitilico or proiueliude up and down the
streets, looking hi Hie slioW'Whidows,
olisorvhiK the Htylen, some of them four
fully mid wonderfully made up, Uki.
"Yon would Im ustoiilsheil to know
how hoiiio of tliee richly and stylishly
(Irosiod people do niantige to live," I
replied to her I'licsttnu. "They have
practically 110 litiii-ckccpln to do
They llvo in two ristnis and 11 tiny coal
oil Htovo Is their only menus of Kttliig
11 meal If they, had to iletienil upon
tlicnihclvcM. Hut they live, mid limn
nge to llvo well, mid I will "how you
how they do II." As It was alsnit the
hour of o'uloek In the aiteruoon wc
Hteipcd Into one of the ninny delicacy
Htoies mid wulclicil with Interest the
filing and coiiiIiik of the many peoplo
who patroul.e the-e Hlonw every day of
the week, unless It Is .Sunday, when
wniie of the fortilliale ones Indulge In a
French dinner admirably cooked nml
served. One of the Iltt ladles who en
tered was daintily and elegantly at
tired, and was one of the fniiilllnr fuecs
seen nightly during the season of grand
oporn. "(live me tell cents' worth of
rare roust beef, live cents' worth of
browned potatoes mid plenty of gravy;
yon can give me live cent v worth of
caullllowcr, live cents' wor. f hot bis
cllll, and tell eellls' worth of Inploca
pudding," shesald tooneof the attend
ants. In 11 few minutes she pned out
with 11 smoking hot dinner, currying It
in little paper I sixes furnished by the
Hlorit for Hint purpo-e. "Thnt is an ex
cellent iliiincrfor tlility cents," wild my
friend, "and she could not have gotten
up the siiiiieuienl, counting luel mid nil
the Ingredients, for utmost tieble the
miioiint, for Hint was prime roast Ix-of
she iceelved." "Shelmsgot herbreak
fast 11I-11," said Hie attendant, -nilllng
nt the easy way some people have of
getting along In Hie woild. "She al
ways gets enough for two incnU." The
next customer got ten cents' worth of
eorulH'cf and cabbage, live cents' worth
of mashed potatoes, live cents' worth of
hot bieull, Just out of the oven, mid u
nickel's worth of doughnuts. Then lu
came 11 frail little woman who lisiked
like she needed the U'M mid heartiest
meal the store could produce. "llv
me live cents' worth of vegetable oii
and a live-cent loaf of bread," she stud
wearily, as she glanced at the piping
hot and savory meats. "Uoudn' If It
Is the best she call uU'oid'.'" n-kod
111 V friend. "Yes," said the busy at
teiidatit, who oveiheard the conver
sation, "hilt she is so proud Hint sh
would bo Inn ! for life if nuylsHly should
suggest helping her." Hut we did not
have much time to dwell on thelitis'
fortunes of the little woman whin
pride was so great Hint she would go oil
smiling through the world in I lie ftu
if fate that had ordalued Hint she must
sillier for ntlieix. A sprightly Utile
woman entered who leiiiiuded Fully
of 11 saucy Utile wren, she was so quid
mid bliil-llke in all her movements
"(live me hair of a run-toil chicken
ten cents' woith of cold lulled limit
sliced thin, a nickel's woith of S-ir-
atoga chipped piituli-, ten cents'
woith of crunls'iry Jolly, ten cents
worth of crab salad, a nickel's worth o
(ionium salt pickles ami 11 hot nihiee
pie, asiiulek as you can," ami with lu
vailoils orders In her hand presently
flic was tripping oil! as though sheen
joyed the novelty of living lu this way
It wns mi little trouble and everything
cisiUeilJiist right. "I want twenly-ll vo
cent worth of New I'ligluiul Istllei
dinner ami two omnlorry pies," Ktld it
mail who had been Impatiently wait
lug his turn, mid he received euougl
for a siutdl-sed family.
"Thin all sivuis ery strange In me,
Polly," said my fiieiid, "but what
convenience II nint Is to Uiimc who
are obllgisl to ll e mi a iniMlcmtc Hilary
It not only Sim fuel but gives them
a greater vailety tliali they would ever
think of iisiklng for llioiu-clvix, I
wish you would ualue over your bill of
fnrti for to-day," lio sold to one of the
atloiidiints during a lull hi bu-iuew.
Well, to K'gln willi. In the soii
line we have vegetable, uiutlou broth
with pitul Uirley, and clam chowder.
Ill the llsh, we have fried rock is,
I sil leli- smelt, tnmcods and isxhUli
Kills. We have all kind of cold nimts,
turkey and chicken, lHitlo prime must
ksif, a leg of lamb and mist jnirk, all
ready to U horvisl hot; Nvf stew with
vegetables, tripe Spanish sdvlo, and
lamb Nitple, pig's hond and cabbage.
also corulnvfaud cabbage, lu the way
of vegetable we havegnvu peas, cauli
llower, carmts, swivl s)ltdisw, mahed
and browned isitatis. We lmc all
kinds of mi In 1 1 coiiitnutly on hand, and
when It come to (he deceit, iherx'an
ilis.,eokiHiiml puiillngH,stow(sl pnnns..
etc." "Well, you pays your money
and you laki your choice," iuotl my
friend. It Is astouMiiug how iiuiiin
peoplo In Hits oily ntroulie tln-odell-caey
sttiuw rwthur than Ik Mhetvd by
getting up a numl, which w-IUy
would not Is half mi well eisikedorof
ni grvtit variety.
So many ptsiple latmr under the Im-
prcAslou that the Miuunvr Is the only
M'lixm (n vUlt the country. What a
mistaken Idea It Is, for NovtunU'r and
Ikivmlvr are to Polly's inliid the most
delightful part of the year to vUit the
iH'iintiy Theiv h 110 dunt then and
the walking i gin I the sharp ft'st Ih
air exhlllarntlng und refreshing unit It
brings nscM (o your checks and the
sparkle of glowing health to your eyes.
1 tools 11 rldeovcr the California und
Northwestern Hallway recently and
hud my ideas lu regard to visiting the
country In Hie fall months verified.
Nature has Ih-cii wondrous kind to this
section of the country, nnd I found a
iiiinilcrof visitors wholiad alo learned
the Msjret of enjoying a trip to the
country when the rush of the summer
was over, the dust laid mid the hills
am! valleys apiicnrhig in new emerald
tints in place of the ru ft shades of
summer. Kerns had sprung up hi the
canyons mid sheltered nisiks ami lined
the banks of Hie creeks with their lacy,
dainty leaves, and HippIox, California's
own golden (lower, were blooming hi
the greatest profusion, although it was
Hie llrt of DccciiiIht. lu the hills and
canyons Autumn had lss'ii generously
iillig her paint liru-li togisid elleet and
had turned the follngeof the wild grape
vine to gorgeous crimson and gold, the
autumn leaves vicing with the ruddy
glow of liollyberries mid great clusters
of nsl manaulta berries. Let those
who must take advantage of the hilin
iner vacation lo go to the country dur
ing the warm, dusty months, but the
person of leisure will show wUilom by
taking the crisp, faiiltliss days of fall
for their outing.
Uottles Start Prairie Fires.
It litis bisjn ill-covcrcd that many of
Hie prairie tires that have destroyed the
grasM 011 Hie ranges in Montana and lu
the western part of Dakota have locn
started by the concent rat ion of the rays
of Hie sun upon broken Iss-r Istttles that
are scattered freely along the cattle
(tails and wagon roads, which oiler a
new argument for the temperance folk,
says an exclitilige. Nimieious Hies
linve nlnrlcd far away from human
haunts mid Imbibitions, miles lsyoml
(he reiieh ofspaiksofa locomotive, and
fariucrM and rancher have Is-en so
mystified as to their origin that several
investigations have been made. When
a lire has lieon traced to Its source lu al
most evcrv instance a broken Initio has
been found with evidence around It to
convince the investigators that It was
the cause of the mlehlef. The curved
glass was found in such 11 position as to
focus the rays of (he sun upon a tuft of I
dry bunch gru-saiul start a llaiue.
Queen Victoria's PearU.
When (Jiieeu N'lctorln ascended the
throne, all the Jewels left by (ienrgo III
and Ucorgo IV Is-eame hers. Among
them was a fine pearl necklace that
had belonged lo (juccii Charlotte, wife
ol (liiirgo 1 1 1. Sisin after Ihetjucen's
marriage to the Prince Consort, the
King of Hanover claimed the pearls us
part of Hie crown Jewel- of lltiuover.
The claim was submitted to the law
olllccrs of Kiiglaml, who had, though
Willi reluctance, to give (heir decision
against tlie(uccii. The pearls are now
worn oil great occasions by (ho Duchess
of Cumberland, sister of Hie Princess of
Wales. Immediately on the decision
Mug made known, the Ka-t India
Company priscntcd tin Ijiicen with a
line set of pearls far superior lo Hume
Educated Men in Demand.
Never before was the call for trained
men o loud as now. They are in do-
mniiil everywhere. Not only in tin
professions, bu( nl-o in bu-lniiw houses,
iiiiiiiiifacturlng house, mid even on the
farm, they are in great demand. Tin
farmer who understands chemistry,
who Is able to analyze the forces of
nature, to mix brains with hlssoll, will
be the great fanner of the future. There
Is mi Increased dcniauil everywhere for
cnUcgc-ciluciitisl men. Wc llnd tlicni
occupying the Ust hisIHoiis lu our lu
surauee, banking, luaiiufaotiiring and
transportation institutions. Never Ih-
foie was the call for lilvmlly educated
men mid women so great as to-day.
limiraiKV Agalnit Strikes.
An insurance ugaiiist strike is the
Idea In Austria. A numUir of uiniiu
fnctiiroiN huve adopted the plan of pay1
lug a certain percentage upon their ii-
speellvo (Hiyinlls Into a common fund.
In the event of 11 strike occurring in
Hie works of one of theiii an Investiga
tion is made by u eoumiKlct represent
ing the association, and if It Is decided
that the strike was dtvlahsl uiiutly
Hie Idle factory Is liidoiiinllled from the
fund. On the other hand, if tboisun
niltttv IIiuMIm ciiiim of the strikers
Just there l no Indemnity.
The Cunadiau militia eoiisi-ts of
about lO.IHicl men, and although legisla
tive power exists to enable the govern
ment to kis'p up Km strength by Imllnt
if occasion should arUe, and to cull ilsiii
the entire male population between 18
nml 10 yiairs to serve under arms hi
case of emergency, service has Kvu
hcerfully oll'erod and no dllileulty .-
imrlonced lu keeping up (he proHr
troiigth of the font.
Many Chinee) tempi have windows
made frimi the white iiiuthiust)f-Hnrl
found In oyster. dieUs. The nmtttrlal
Is iierfeotly tmiisinuvnt and looks like
Austria Is (ho country most lenient
to iiiurdoiMrss In ten ywiis Mhi imrHius
wtjiv Amiut guilty of murder, f w hum
only !i wen put to death.
I.ouNNl'V of I'miieo drunk tho Hot
oup of colIKi iiKK.lt hi Woptorn Huroinv
Colli was then worth t0 a pound.
LiiikI 111 Unglaiid U StM tlnum a vain-
ublo as it wils i t yours ago.
Of tho .M.oui lnw cries iwHtuuttsi to(.u
lu tl world. liioaiv 111 Hnrniaiiy.
PASSION PLAY REALISTIC.
The HfTrrl of Iiir Wllnif I'immi One
111 The Woman' Home Companion
L.t.au Hell writes of her experiences
ni Oherarntnergnu and of (ho Impres
sions uiuilu upon her by the great
Christ drama. She ' concludes with
these vivid words:
"As to the play ltelf, 1 wish 1 need
my nothing nlotit It. My mind, my
heart, my noul, haie nil been wrench
id nnd twisted with such emotion as
U not plcusnnt to feel nor expedient
to speak about. It wns too real, too
heartrending, (00 awful. I hate, I
nblinr, myself for feeling things bo
acutely. I wish I were a skeptic, a
icoffcr, nn atheist. I wish I could put
lay niluil on the mechanism of the
piny. I wish I could believe that It
nil took place 2,0o0 yenrs ago. I wish
I didn't know that this suffering on
the stage wns nil actual. I wish I
(bought these peoplo were really Tyro
lose peasants, wood carvers nnd pot
ters and'that nil this agony wns only
a piny. I hate (lie women who are
weeping all nroiunl me. 1 hate the
men who nre letting the tears run
down their cheeks and whose shoul
ders are heaving ith their sobs. It
Is so n .vful to see a man cry!
"Hut, no; It Is nil true. It is tnkltig
place now. I am one of the women
nt (he foot of lite cross. The miguish.
the cries, the sobs, are nil renl. They
pierce my henrt. The cross, with Its
piteous burden. Is outlined ngnlnst the
leal sky. The green bill beyond Is
Calvary. Doves (Inner In nnd out.
nnd liullerllles dun across the shafts
of sunlight. Tlio expression on Christ's
face is one of anguish, foiglveness and
pity unspeakable. Then his head drops
forward on his breast. It grows dark,
the weeping becomes himeiitiillon, and
as (hey nppronch lo thrust the spear
Into Ills side, f 1 om which, I linve been
told, Hie blood nml water really may
he skcii to pom- forth, I turn faint and
sick and eloe my eyes. It has gone
too far. 1 am m longer myself, but a
disorganized heap of nicked nerves
ami hysterical weeping, nnd not even
(lie descent from the cross, the rising
from the dead or the triumphant ascen
sion enn iiuisole me or restore my bal
ance. The Passion play but once In a
.!! II S,...,
The experiment was not a success.
Frequently she hnd complained Hint
he wns not ns he used to ho. Hint Ills
love seemed to have grown cold mid
Hint ho was too prosaic nml mutter of
fact. So w lion ho found one of his old
love letters lo her he took It with him
the next time lie was called away from
(he city, made 11 copy of It nnd mnlleil
It to her
'.lohn Henry." she exclaimed when
lie returned, "you're the biggest fuel
Hint ever llwd I belle. o you Iiiim1
sufli'iiliig of the brnlii What did .urn
iiiean by sending tno that trnshV"
'Trash in dear." he o.po-tiilntctl
"Yes titisii Just sickly, scntlnielitnl
"That Isn 1 Itow you described II
when 1 first wrote It mid sent It to
you.' lie pintested. "You said then U
was tin ihtiiest. sweetest letter evel
written, mid you Insist now thnt I havi
changed and you haven't. 1 thought I
would try to"
"Well. you didn't succeed." she In
teri'iipuil. nml she wns until for two
ilnjs Sometimes it Is mighty illtllciilt
to plcnse a woman --Chicago Post.
Diiura In fliliiti.
III China doors are often round, lent
shaped or semicircular, in placing
them the bulldei usually avoids Inn In
one opposite nnutlicr lest evil spirits
Unci their wuy from the street Into tin
recesses or the building. The door
ways separating the courts or a garden
are usually or an elaborate kind, and
the octagonal form Is one or the mosl
Itellglous superstition asserts Itself lu
Chinese iirchllis ture. and Hie universal
sncrcilness ol in. numerals throe and
nine Is shown . the arrtiiigcment of
temple doors. IIhic Is a triple gute
way to each ot 1 . hulls of the Imperial
pnhtcc, and the .ami' order prevails at
the Ming tombs, mul tlio sacred person
of Hie emperor when lie was In Ids IV
king home could mil) be approached
even by the highest olllclnls after three
times three prostrations '1 he 'lcmpli
of Heaven tins a triple roof, 11 triph
nimble stalrwi .mil all Its mystic
symbolism points either to three or Itf
The I. ml) iititl (li ftilirn.
All Kngllsh woman residing lu India
one evening found to her horror that a
huge cobra had is.lhtl Itself nbout her
vera tula rails, near which she snt play
ing the violin, site wns too near the
snake to run vv Ith surety, so she contin
ued pliiylug while she gradually edged
away At tlrst her only Idea was to
keep the creature thus engaged while
she escaped but w hen she had gained
1 surer dtslniice and perhaps fnsclunt
is I ley Hie unwonted sight n strange In
spiration seined her. She played air
lifter nlr of different characters.
The eflect wns magical. That snnke
behaved like an anient, hot blooded
disciple of Pagaiilnl. Kvory variation
In the music, whether of volume or or
tone, produced Instantly u eonvepond
lint chHiige In the attitude or the cobra.
U she plM.wd u lively ihiuof. It sunyeil
Its IhhI.v sldewu.vs III ipilck time and
)et lu isracerul curves. Oiiih she struck
a number or fnlse mites In rapid suo
vsslon on piirH). The oubru vv lucisl
and writhed in pain ns If suddenly
struck with a whip.
Thus tin cis-mure behavisl like n
mad iiiusletNii till the lady, gelling
tired of the ssirt. gradually vvurkitl
herwir farther and further ami then
fj'tnle 11 sudden tmlt Into her room and
Winged the dour, lonvlng Hit cobra to
WMiidcr dlMsiiisolato to It lair lu tin
Tin IV 111 pit- of 7rn.
All tlml remntu or the grvut tvmple
(if Kelt, which was TVO years lu build
ing. Is lo It futilMl alsjut ISO yunU
from the fisit of the Acropolis nt Atb
I'tlS TIM' miiiis coilMut Of III COluillUH
f tUe Coriiiihlau onler UH reet In dl
ijetcr and Ut rft high. It vats l!w
atsoml Is . st tfuidt ertt titl by Um
(ret ks. one nHrlur to It In slat ltlog
(In 1 1 tuple ei Djaiin at I'pbcsua Ae
tMnliuii tu a IcMeiid. Us founduilon wai
bulll lor DiiValam. the 1 1 reek Noah.
vv b fr,.in tins kmt wUuMtl the wa- I
ten. .,( I tie r . , SOIISIUC 111 I'lH-aiug
c : h said to be tht ri.!et
Jii i 1
h vvb . ti tin flood dlsapuai-M.1
"THE FULL DINNER PAIL"
"The 'full iV tter poll" slogan which
the Itepubllcniis worked durlug the
late campaign was hit upon by mere
accident." said a New York newspaper
man who was In the city recently.
"The Idea suggested Itself one day to
Hraiit Hamilton, who Is the present art
editor of Judge, but when ho mention-
I -1 it to his associates In the office they
(erelvcd It coldly. You see, Hamilton
c iiiis from a smnll town In Ohio
v hole dltinor pulls lire ns plentiful ns
hlnckberrles, but In New Vork no
workman would thiol: of lugging
Minimi such 11 mnchlne, and they are
llmost absolutely unknown. None of
the rellows lu The Judge ofllco had
ever seen one. "What do they look
like, uiiyliovv' nsked 11 member of the
-t.ilT. "I'll drnw you n dingrnm, re
plied Hnmlltoii. but when ho attempted
t 1 do so he round tlml he hnd forgotten
I, ,v the confounded thing looked, lie
e.iiihhi t lemeinber whether the cup nt
to. hmeiit wns on the top or the bottom.
Just then .linmermnii. the ctirleu
t.irist. enme In. Hello, ZI111" ex-
Initio l Hamilton. 'Did you ever sit
a dinner pull-tin old fashioned tin dln-
pull, with 11 knife sticking on the
outsider "Did II' replied .Im. who
Im lists of having painted sly.s In his
curly dnys. 'Why, I used to carry one
of 'em myself:' However, when he at
tempted to draw a picture of the con
nivance lie fell down almost as hard as
h.s elder. Til go out ami tlml one or
Ihi renl things,' he said, and accord
ingly ho and Flohri mid Tom Higglns
r The Judge lit t department organized
tlumselves Into nil exploring expedi
tion und Nturted out. Arte f much
prowling thej discovered u bona title
pall nt u household supply store und
' re It buck lu triumph, lliiiniltoli
used It us 11 model for a T nil dinner
pml' which he Introduced Into ills next
rili'tooii. nml the tiling untile such 11 hit
Hint It was soon afterward adopted as
II cninpiilgn emblem by the Itepiililleun
national committee" New Orleans
riiiti-t'lltiH Cur Siiviiki-s.
Nearly Jo imgllslimen lire now nt
work 011 seven umbiellns for nu Ashiiit
lee chief mid his fnlthful stuff. There Is
nothing under the sun a chief can
wear, not even excepting a cast 01T silk
hut or n red lined cavalry coat, so cnl
diluted to strike nwe Into the minds of
refractory nutlves nnd &o Imbue tliein
with 11 spirit of obedience ns n "glng
lua 1 1 " Traders when they want to ob
tain free access tu the country of 0110
of the hostile tribes mnke presents of
worn out clothing to tho natives or
even a "gamp" to a particularly obstl-
mite nnd pugnacious chief. A London
syndicate of Gold Const traders has
given the order and Is paying for the
iimbrcllus In question, which will be
given to bribe the vnln dusky warriors.
When finished, the umbrellas will be
gorgeous beyond the drcain of the
most Imaginative negro. For the chief
the present will be nearly 1." feet
across, quite a decent sized tent. In
fuel, on state occasions It will be so
Used The bundle will then lie stuck
In Hie ground, nml six slaves will net
ns tent pegs. The muterlnl from which
It Is being iiinde Is silk, mid the colors
nre to be "red. white nml blue!" Itotiml
the edge will lie a deep, rich fringe end
011 the top an elaborately chased cap
surniotititeil by a Itrltislt lion, rumpnut
For the stnll' the innbrelhis will be
siiuievvhat smallei nml less majestic
(iisllh-sl I'lelur.- In I he VVurlil,
The eostlli s ,k lure in the world Is
owned by the Duke of Marlborough,
rtho lias 11 luige Hint vetj expensive
collect lull of pictures, vv hleh hits come
low 11 to him from the oi l -mil Duke of
Miit'llHiroilgh The rarest of thorn is
he Hlelihellii Mililoiiiltl. painted by
Itiipluicl hi I eii" ami now valued tit
The picture was originally painted
tor the Church or the Sen I at Perughi.
It is eight feet high, representing the
Madonna ami child seuted on a throne.
w ith a tlgiue or St. .lohn the Haptist 011
the lett and that of St. Nicholas or Hall
.m tui r' ii. the lust two being lire
sixe Its high value l due to tho fact
Unit It Is one of the bci preserved of
the pictures of Ituphael which nre now
In existence. It has Is-en proH)sed to
the llrttlsh government to buy this pic
ture St. Louis ( SIoIh-Democrat.
rtlllli .Vlrii In CunureaM,
Congress always has Its runny man.
Sometimes there are two or three. The
fut.nj man or thU houe Is Private
.lohn Allen of TuhIo. He has held the
in sltlon for the past lu or 1" your
Heliite hlui was Sunset Cox. whose
tu ait wns broken because the house
would not (ake hlui seriously long
enough to niiike hlui speaker. Allen
also has Ihs-ii handicapped by his lopu
tntlon as a humorist, lie Is the ablest
1 uin in Mississippi and the best known,
t od yd he ha never been able tu m-
1 c mi election to the Semite. This is
Alien's last congress, nud so the plait
will tie v ueaiit soon. It will probably
be tilled by Champ Clark. When Sena
te r Mu- 11 of Illinois was lu the house
of it 1 tutu os, his reputation wus
that of a humorist and nothing else -
A lush e s Msiaxllle.
1 1..- Urn's (iiri 111 the .ntl.11..
Fairly reliable statistics show that
l.;.Wi(V0.Oii hens' egs will have
Is en laid In the Fulled State durltii.
(he year liMi. a startling estimate tin
I. v. Iiiusiumh as these oirs stood one
11 lop of another. sjut to bult. would
make a column Mil, (US mile In alti
II. de. uearlv twice the height of (In
to. soi from the earth when that nrb l.
ais-u ovriheiid The auuual value . f
(Ids unaluct e.-itsla that of au.v miu
"ial exispt eeal aim Is greater ,
than that of our ulc Inm.-llnat,,),
Miss S(dtkurl (ginrUna' Ob. Mr.
Sharp, you know a woauau I onlr as
ld a she looks
Mr Sharp She ouxbt lo be tUankru.
sua isn't as ynunx as br acls.-Dnntli
Ri lH-rt Hums, taw dlvlilesl XU
ah- ef owiU wlfeahliv Into trn irt.
11 .si n h on. I: good nriiaw. S: 'i l-
I isl eliaruia. 1 Tbe remalnlti; two
. . s oered fortune, education,
t.iu. ly Plood.
MASTER OF HIMSELF.
T, Ts.l Was I'nluae Onm, but tb
ttar stood II.
That wns 11 unique way in which Mr.
Smith, a m-rchant of nn f""
, , ,l(atoy. Is said to Hivc 'cs
tl,.. .v...u.g applicants who came to I him.
II, put a sign In his window:
"iJ.v. Wages l:f to the Hlght One.
As each applicant nppenred the mer
,!,t asked. "Cnn you rend 1h
t. 1 ,k the boy into n quiet room, ga
I ,, , ., ,e book nnd bud. him rend
,uthent n break until told lo stop.
When the reading hnd been ;oluB on
f. ., r. vv minutes. Mr. Smith dropped
,1. to the ttoor nml then rose and
ueveil sit.ili. nrtlelcs nbout Hie room
Vhls was stillicieiit to pique tin curiosl-
t, ,,r sni f Hie cnndldiiles. I hey
l,,ke,l up. lost their piaee on the page,
hlun.leieil. nnd the merchant said:
You nine .top I shall not need you
t present I want n boy who is inns
H the render wus undisturbed hv Mr.
.s.mtl.'s movements, a lot or roguish
nappies were tumbled out of a basket
nml .-iicournii.il to rrollc about the
tl,.r Thl proved loo much for most
r 1 he hoys They looked, hesitated
nml were dismissed.
Ili.y nrter bov underwent the same
tna-'mctit tmtll over tin hnd been tried
a l hnd rulled to control their curiosl
tj At length, one niornlng. n bo; rend
s'leiiilllv on without manifesting any
distre 'to look nt the puppies.
Stop!" said the merchant finally.
"Did vou see those puppies?"
"No. sir." replied the boy. "I could
lint see Hieiu and read too."
You knew they were thero?"
"Are you fond of dogs?"
"All right. I Uilitk you will suit me.
sithl the merchant. "Come tomorrow.
Your vvnges will start tit $1. nnd If you
prove tiuisti r of yourself, as 1 think
y.ni will, yon shall have $U. perhaps
It was not ninny weeks before the
wnges wen SC. and promotions follow
ed Now the young man tills n high
position In the store. - Youth's Com
panion. FLOATING FIELDS.
Ili-.l.lea Tlii'lr llrntllr The Ar !
I'rMetlenl I'm- In China,
It wns Dr. MucCovvan who some
.icurs ngo described the manner In
which floating Held and gardens nre
formed In China. In the month of
Ai! II a bamboo raft 10 to 12 feet long
mul about half as broad Is prepared.
The poles are lashed together, with
Interstices or an Inch between each.
Ovei Jlils a layer or straw nu Inch
thick Is spread, and then a coating two
Inches thick of adhesive mud Is taken
from the bottom of a canal or pond
which receives the seed. Tho raft is
moored to the htink in still water and
requires no further attention. The
straw soon gives way and the soil
also, the roots drawing support from
the water ululic In nbout "U days the
rnft becomes covered with the creeper,
und Its stems and roots nre gathcied
I'm cooking lu autumn Its small
white petals am! yellow stamens,
nestling uuioiig the round leaves, pre
sent a very pretty appearance. In
seine places uiurshy land Is profitably
oultlvnted In this manner
Heslilcs these limiting vegetable gar
dens there nre also Hunting riceflclds.
Fpon rafts constructed ns nlsive reeds
itul adherent mini are placed ns u
IhMirlng soil, which, being adhesive nud
held in place by weed roots, the plants
are mainiuiiieil In position throughout
tin seu.son The rice thus planted
ripens in fiiitu iV) ti, TO In place of
100 days The rnfls nn cabled to the
shore. Homing on lakes, pools or slug
gish streams These floating fields
serve to nveti famines, whether by
drought or Hood When other Held
were submerged mid their crops sod
den or rotten, these Hoaicd and nour
ished, and when a drought pievnlled
they siibshled with (he millng vvntei
and. while the s0I nroiunl vvn m Id.
advanced to maturity Agricultural
(remises contain plates representing
rows i.r extensive rlcetlelds mooted to
sturdy trees 011 the bunks or rivers or
hikes which existed formerly in the
lacustrine regiiuiMif Hie lower Yung-iae
and Yellow- rivers.-Uiooklyu I'aglo.
V ('iililaiiin iif lilrat,
Sir Henry Howoith i a writer of
uinrk. certainly or icsenreh. for hi
"HItory of Hie Mongols' took inuny
yenrs of steady nml millions inquiry
Ami thereby hangs a tale which. It Is
said, he has iiften told against himself
Dm- evening, when inking in to di r
a hi.') vv ho hnd been lightly primed us
lo his grea( subject, there was a
"I understand. Sir Henry, tlml you
an- fond of dogs So mu I."
"Dog, madam? I really must plead
s-uiltless 1 uotit. t n llf
Indeed: .Mid they told nie you had
i.rttteu a famous history of mongrels!"
- Yorkshire PoJt
. n llliiiiiirnl In.iipr,
A colored cltUcu gave a Justice of the
lieace a big. fat s..mih, tls n wedding
Meeting the Justice a venr after hi
marriage, tin former auld:
"Well. Jim. how do you like msrrl...i
'Well, sub." was the rente. "..II I li
say 1 I wish Fd eat dat missiuiI" At
lama c UUMUUUon
"What makes you o iai" nat.-t.ii 10.
"The teacher kent Ilia 111 Ikaaj-Mllt.. I
couWu't and Moscow 011 the map of
i.urope. replied Johnny.
'And 110 wonder you couldn't tlml
Moscow! It was burned down lu IbP.
If nu outrage to treat h child thm
WlWll ltAfUf.w, at...- . 1 . . '
i - ,...v, ni-,v rsl uiirotiuc...
, n (Jerwany. thoy were for a lour time
.s....,,,,, cuiuvausj merely as a
curiosity. No one ate them, even pigs
Herv. u n atory from the llaptlst cm .
fence at Leicester, it , about a 1
ilnlster He fouud bltnaelf at chapel
iue woriilug without hla sermon. "Mr
dear br.-tl,r..n " he exclaimed. "I can
idy tn, ,, what Ood will send
ice but tonight I will cou.e back better
prepared."- Jal Mall Oaxette I
IF I WERE KINO OF I R ELAN'S
Ur loTt'i a match In btiut;
lor arery oower 11111 diowi;
Hr Itttlt r'i a Illy,
Her vtlvet fheak a rox.
Ilr lock., bkf glllygowin
flans; (oldtti to her knetj
It I tte kin? ot lrtland,
Jl miffn ahc'J luraly be.
Iltr ejai arr tond lorjf tmorii.
And audi .now U if en
L'n the heaving hawthorn tuid
Ai crcitt her bodice treen.
The thrushet. hen ihe'i tilk;r,g,
Sit llitenlnt on the tree;
It 1 nere king ot Ireland,
liy queen ahc'J aurely be.
Iter folk look more above for berj
1 know the darling better;
80 I've let down my lore lor her
All In one iccret letter.
And here'i tier inmer back to me;
My heart, my heart keep ateajyl'
II 1 Here King 01 ircianu;
I'm king I'm king already
Altred ferceval Cratca In Ojny
THE STORE DETECTIV1
AI Tlnie-a He Mnlica II Inpt,,!
For Olliera Tlinn Tlitrtea, j
A young woman who sings in n id
choir In this city was In one of tb
partmcnt stores the other dnr
Hie detective employed there ttl
beilo her and, pointing to a wrj
with a long enpe mid a bag at 1
Joining counter, said:
"Just wntch thnt woman work"!
The singer snw the wouinn take!
nrtlelcs from the counter whejl
bhopglrl wns not looking and
them Into her bag.
"Why, she Is stealing," she sallj
"Yes," snld the detective, "nnd t
will follow her to the next counter!
mu you will see her tuke more thla
The singer wns Interested, onfl
wnlkcd along with the detective.
more articles were dropped In tbel
and then the detective arrestcij
shoplifter. She inndo- the usual i
uml protested her Innocence. Ttj
tectlve nsked the singer If she vd
step buck to the otllce with bin
corroborate Ids chnrges, and she
unconscious of further trouble.
wns no doubt ns to the shopllfl
guilt. She came of n respectable!
Ilv. nnd she convinced the slnzcri
she took the articles not hcc.iiM
needed them or the money that
would bring, but because she baJ
When these ructs were settled!
detective thnnked the singer ror bi
slstnnce nnd told her that slip ma
lu the police court nt I) o'clock otj
following morning ns n witness!
wns the singer's turn to make n 1
She protested agnlust being ilrsl
Into n police court nnd snld tint
notoriety would seriously Injure b
her work The detective Insisted,!
hnd the charge against the sltopll
not been withdrawn before tbe
renched the court (he singer Tl
linve been one of tho witnesses,
denounced the detective nml the 1
which employed him for Imposltil
Its patrons hi that fashion, anil tiP
going to make It her business berei
to keep out of the way of store deJ
Ives Had the singer been forced!
to court her punishment In the (
queiit notoriety would have beerl
most ns hnrd ns that Indicted ot
shoplifter. New York Sun.
The? Hollow llonra of lllrdi.l
The hollow bones of blrd are
nuently cited as bcautirul Instance
providential mechanics In htilldlna
strongest ami largest possible
with the least expenditure of maw
and this Is largely true, nnd yet t
like ducks, which cleave the air I
the speed or nn express trnln, natl
long bones tilled with mnrrovvon
rated with rut, while the lumbe
hornblil, Hint fairly hurtles over
tree tops, has one of the most comp
ly pneumntlc skeletons hnaslnj
permeated with nlr to the very toe'
and the ungainly pelican Is neart
well off. Still It Is but fair to say
the frigate bird nnd turkey bum
creatures which nre most nt case
en Hie wing, linve extremely Hsbt
hollow bones; but, comparing one
with another, the paramount lu
tnnce of a pneumntlc skeleton to a
Is not as evident as that of u pnec
Ic tire to n bicycle. Popular Sd
DlaadtHlitaKra nt Tnll Mra,
or nmnnrtlnn tr. (liele lower I
thut Is, smaller than they ought I
iiiihiiki in lump rnticiiii nr in I'liiii
the struggles or life with lo"-
more harmoniously proportioned
Hons, In a long and fntlgim g
succumb to campaigning unless.
verv rnrelv tin. pnui. fhov have
knit and svtnmetrlcnl frames A
S or n InrheM la nuonllv the than
. . . . lie
A l.llernrr Cnree-r.
Friend VVImi tc i--oit- con d.ilnz
1 ,..1.. tin. ..ru
Frlcud-Oh. he Is doing literary 1
.... ,, .,, aiijf(usv- tu, -I
, . ...i -j . , ... . 1 ...I
,ta suusv. loers, (inn vviicu lurj vt
Hie money he writes for the paper
want.-Detroit Free Press.
Thiol. a llr'a IniDorlnut.
"Itlowhai'd has a big opinion of
"Well, he's hcclunlnir to Imagine
After the convict bns served
donned the suit of clothes given
Tl. a a T . .. . V
ijv it-Kctaoic ivory 01 r.. m---
amount to ll.frfXi tons per nnuuta.
. uuiiuii liurLUuaeu lu --
ana ehlpped In a closed exprcs 1
was mUslug. Investigation
that It hud gone back to Its MU
-iriuauou or uuman uouics
log greater nrogress In Prance I
anv other nomitt-i- WIiIIa nn tub!
tluent it Is slightly navanclug l
there In nn .lil,n,Mt. tn llila 03'
or disposing of the Jead that
likely to lluger for Kreral gBtt