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Paris l said to eonsumo nearly
fifty tons ot snails in a season.
An expedition will shortly lo sent
out by Australia lo tost the whnlo Hall
cry in thi Antnrtio.
Vito Curoolono. who died recently
si Milan, left by will his entire fortune
amounting to $160,000, to King Hum
bert. When the IVinco of Naples visited
Leghorn recently, he took pains to call
on Manlio Garibaldi, a pupil in the
27nv.il Academy there.
According to official statistics
there are at present 15,000 laundresses
in PnrK and about f.0,000,000 francs
siro yearly paid for laundry work.
Europe has lf0 ngrieulltipl experi
ment stations, in which arc employed
1,00 men in investigating and devel
oping agricultural cience.
While excavating under n' house in
the Gtmi)eiidorfer strasse, Vienna,
ome worknion have discovered a stone
tablet with a well-preserved inscription
of the reigns of the Emperor. Trebo
ninniis Gallus and Volttsianii.s.
Five thousand persons attended the
ball recently given by President Grcvy
at the Elysco. There wore seventy-live
thousand supplications for tickets. The
Mulagas-y envoys were the great curi
osity of the evening.
A tnco which, according to its
"rings," counted up an age of upward
of two tliouxti.id years, was felled re
cently in the Liv minn village of Koken
borg, Germany, a specie- of juniper
tree, which had grown perfectly lint nt
A postman wlw) dJo:l lately in
Germany ha4 ret -ived a pension for
fifty-seven year-". The amount was
only about nine dollars per year, how
ever. II was disabled by an accident
Boon afier entering upon his duties,
but live 1 to tlio age of niuety-threo
The Duke, of Leinster is about to
sell the bull; of hi Irish estate to his
tonnntn, including the m inor of IIay
nooth, which has been in his family al
most ever since tin Conquest. It. was
from the iplendid old castle there, now
in ruins, I hut a p -t monkey rescued the
heir of the Fitzgernlds on tho occasion
of n lire.
Some interesting historic animals
nro tho two h ir.ses which wore attached
to tho late O.ur's carriage when tho
bomb exploded, and which are now
kopt in tho imperial stables. They are
badly scarred, ltuno and, of course,
uttorly usoloss; but tlioy are given hin
der onro by four grooms, are clothed
in silk and exercised, but never har
nessed. 'Tho carriage, which was in
jured, is on exhibition in a glass ease.
Last fall thirteen thousand pounds
of gunpowder were used in blasting a
largo rock in n quarry on Lieh Sno,
Scotland. As soon as tho powder had
exploded a large picnic, party was ad
mitted, and seven men died from
breathing the poisonous atmosphere,
of whose fatal nature tho qttarryiiion
wore ignorant. An official investiga
tion was male of tho circumstances,
which resulted In attributing the mel
ancholy mortality to the exhalations of
-Sono interesting fiiet relating to
thost i'" of the nowsptp't- onus in tho
British In 11 in E npiro have been col
lected for th India Olllos. During
1885, IW vernacular newspapers were
published in B 'iigal, an increase of them
on the to al of the previous your. Of
these Gs journals Si'von are dailies, but
only one of ih"in eircnhite-t over 1,000
copies a day. The circulation of one
weekly native newspaper is 12,000
coiiies. This i. the highest on the list,
but the nera'e print of the majority of
tho" weekl.e- is about oOO. During 1885
tho llr.it two newspapers ever printed
In the Siediii language appeared.
THE CZAR'S DOMINIONS.
IkX.Cmitul.Cimieral Hiitler'K Opinion of
Itutxlik mill Hi Unvoriiitieiit.
'Are thoro not n good man v Jews
"Yes; one-half of tho Jews in tho
world live in Russia, or about three
ond n half millions of people. If you
suppose Unit tho United States is full
of Jews you should sue Russia. Tho
public feeling t hero Is against thorn.
They nre the only people in all Russia
allowed to otnlgrate whorovor they
choose. Nobody olso In tho country
can leave It; tho understanding Is
ninong nM the component races of Rus
Bin that they belong to the country,
nnd every subject must have a pass
port, like ovory forolgnor. No sttbjuot
oiui puck his traps and move to Atnor
icn or Germany except tho Hebrews."
"Are tho Russians a patriotic poo
plo?" "Yes, thoroughly so. Thoro are
some elements in Russia which hato
tho dominant Russians; tho Finns and
Poles pnrticulary como under this de
scription. I did not go to Poland, hut
tho most beautiful women 1 snw In St.
Pctcisburg wtro Poles. I had re
marked to an American friend that I
was disappointed in tho beauty of tho
women, nnd ho told mo ono ovonlng to
como to n Polish ball, where I would
eco the finest women of tho capital. 1
went there, nnd hardly over snw more
dazzling boauty. Tho Finns wero eon
quorcd from Sweden by Russia, nnd
thoy nre n highly intellectual rneo, with
gentlo natures, who pay more attention
to education; nnd thoir women tiro
nioro beautiful. Tho Russian womon
Imvo splendid forms, but their
faces nro not bo agreeable.
Nearly nil tho Rtuslans
Imvo turucd-up noses, nnd when you
boo n roglmont of Russian soldiers in
lino you might think thoy wore Irish for
that reason. Tho Russian womon have
bluo eyes ami whitish opnquo skins.
Tho expression of tho average Russlnn
face is sullen nnd hard; thoy arc not
P"op1o of much wit or gtycty. But
there nro sonn things about them veiy
peculinr; for instntic their religion. I
never saw such religious pnoplo in the
world, but, ns in all cases whore ro
ligion is fiercely formal, It does not
ombrnco their morals. I have seen on
tho Honrs of their churches officers of
their army nnd nobles kneeling bowed,
with their foreheads on tho lloor,
by tho hour. When the common
people pass tho church they tak"
off their hats, and if it should
be ono hundred feet wide thoy
keep them off until they have
gone by. ' The class of priests is said
not to bo very intelligent, except the
higher dignitaries of the church, who
were taken from the noble clas3. Tile
priests marry, and tho government
stimulates them to marry, lint there
lies over all Rusdu the impress of one
man power. The people themselves,
accustomed for generations to under
stand that there is but one man who
rules them, only revolt in a hnrd, bu f
wuy, which rather turns the sympathies
of foreigners against them. When 1
went out there I sincerely sympathized
with the people against tho despots;
hut nfter I got some understanding of
tho Rusinn character I began to think
that, perhaps, their rulers know better
than we did. If 3011 should have a Rus
sian servant and show him some
servility or familiarity, instead of
appreciating it he would presume
upon it. You can talk to n
French waiter, for instance for mo
ments ttf if he were your equal, and ho
will resume his place as a waiter after
your conference is over. But the com
mon Russian who serves and wails
would become insubordinate, if you re
leirted toward him. Therefore, tho rule
of Hint realm, somewhat born from
the race, is power not unmixed with
cruelty. I saw no instances. of cruelty
myself, Jiut heard of a good 111:1113."
"Did not the assassination of tho late
Czar leave on Russia a deep impres
"Yes, it did; but I do not think thai
Nihilism is tho power it unstinted at ono
time to be. I understand that the.ro aro
still Nihilists in Russia who meet, and
that th 03 hardly ever meet hut there
nre secret agents among them. Thoy
do not punish them, but keep them un
der siirveilaiice. Evoiy now and then
tho government comes down upon them
like n bolt of lightning; the offender
disappears, and the supposition is that
lie is taken to Siberia. That is tho end
"Tho police systoin of Russia is enor
mous. I doubt whether tho ruler of
the land himself knows how many
oersons are in tho pay of tho police.
You seo police and niililuiy ovory
where. Nonrty ovcrv large house or
hotel in Russia is under the survcil
inco of n character who supplier it
witli wood and coal. His business is
to watch that, house every night; no
matter hmv freezing cold it is, and the
thermometer is oftou forty degrees be
low zero, you see him sitting out there,
and if you undertake to enter, though
lie 11103" appear to be asleep, le- will
?(tim forward and look at you to see if
you belong to the plao. If 3011 visit
n friend in Russia he may let 3011 stu3
over night without looking nt 30111
passport, Hut next morning he will
'ell you that if he does not present
your passport ho will lie lined; and 3011
wan not leave tin countiy without
:went3'-fonr hour notice before re
covering your passport." Guilt, in
Queer Gnstronomicnl Experiments.
A correspondent of one of tho tech
nical journals has been making some
experiments in gustronoim, which cor
iainl3 do credit to his power of over--oniing
natural prejudices, lie caught,
by the aid of his terrier, two plump
barn rats, and nfter preparation, pro
'onted them to his cook to be made in
to a pie. The pie was, he states,
lolioious, and was voted a luxuiy by
oine friends who partook of it iniwit
iugl3. Ho also says that ho can
Iroin oxperienoo safely recommend
t hedgehog stewed in milk as
1 real dolloaoi. It is well known
;hat roast hedgehog is a favorite dish
rvith English gypsios. Our readers
111113' also roinoinbor that during tho
lust slogo of Paris its inhabitants wore
reduced to such straits that vermin of
this kind were often submitted to simi
lar trial. One writer states that so
lalatablo were tluy that long after tho
doge, when beef and mutton vero
ignin plentiful, rats often found thoir
ivnj to tho French bill of fare, dis
guised alike by illuming flavoring and
fanciful niiinos. Chambers" Journal.
In Glouconter County, N. J., a fow
ilnya ngo, n wife of a man who had an
unpleasant propensity for attending
ulttb meetings nearly ovoiy night lilt
upon n novel plan for keeping him nt
home. She seeretty npplied croton oil
to his clothing, nnd the poor man soon
became so allliotod with sores in conso
qttonco that ho was ghul to remain nt
home. Ills wife, however, Injudicious
ly let n lady Into tho secret, and she,
shockod at tho cruelt3, told tho hus
band, whereupon ho desortcd tho wifo.
Tho wifo filed a potltiou in tho court of
ehatiooiy for nlinioity, but tho vieo
chnnoollor, after hearing tho facts, do
ollnod to grant, tho rolitf prayed.
Two of tho largest cheeks for
money ever drawn in Now York hnv
been framed nnd hung up In the office
or tho Central railroad. TI103' are both
Ynndorhllt cheeks, and represent two
generations. Ono Is dated March 2,
1807, is for $1,000,000, nnd signed by
a Vnitdorbilt. Tho other is dated No
vember 211, 1885, is for $6,000,000, nnd
signed by W. II. Vnudorbllt. A'. Y,
EAGER AND ANXIOUS.
Illtt Nyo St it Hps ll rrovMloru nt the
Intor-Stitfi Cnniinerco Hill, nml Appllr.
to ViirloiM ICallrmiil Onlt-laM lor nn Jluaj
Tho passage nnd executive npprova"
of tho Inter-Stale C nnmerce bill, nnd
the disastrous nnd deadly eflect of the
same upon the tender buds of the
sprouting annual pass nt this critical
season of the vcar, have filled nie with
chagrin and alarm. While I have nev
er been in 11113 wa3 tho creature of n
corporation, yet for several years 1
have been 111-irc or less In favor of rail
roads. I have been in favor of restrict
ing then io a measure, and have done
what I could to restrict them, and 3ot
we have managed to get along smooth
13 together, the railroads ami myself.
I had been uniformly courteous to
tlie railroads, Jn return for which the
riiilronls had been courteous to me.
The pass provision of the Inter-State
Commerce bill looks to mo like a blow
at coiit los3. Can wo as Americans nf
ford to sacrifice courtes3 when wo only
Imvo barcl3 enough to squeeze along
with? I think not.
1 hope that. I have made it porfeeth
clear that this is not purely a personal
matter with me. I am looking toward
tho greatest good to the greatest, num
ber. So far as 1 am concrned person
al lj", I am abundantly able to v.y 1113
fare. But it will redrict my travel. I
shall not, hereafter, travel just to ob
tain new ideas nnd write about them
tor those I love. I will use 1113' old
Ideas. Tiny aro getting a little thin on
tho sent, p o-haps, but I can use them
Mil the next so-sioii of Congress, nt
which time this offensive clause of the
innocuous Commerce bill will be re
pealed. It will be repealed on the first
dn3 of the session In a rising vote.
Some newspaper men claim that they
feel a good deal freer if they pay their
That-is true, no doubt; but too much
freedom does not agree with me. I'
makes me lawless. I sometimes think
that n little wholesome res t fiction b
the best thing in the Avorld for me.
That is the reason I never murmur
at the conditions on tho back
of an annual pass. Of course they
restrict 1110 from bringing suit against
the road in case of death, but I don't
mind that. In case of 1113 death it is
n:y intention to I113' aside tho cares and
details of business and try to secure a
change of scene and complete rest.
People who think that after 1113 demise
I shall have nothing better to do tlia
hang around tho musty, tobacco
spattered corridors of a court-room
and wait for a verdict of damage.'
against n courteous railroad company
do not thorough understand 1113 true
But the Iutor-Slate Commerce bill
does not shut out the employe! Ac'
ing upon this slight suggestion of hope
I wrote a short time ago to Mr. St.
John, tho genial and whole-souled
general passenger agent of the Chi
cago, Rock Island & Pacific road, as
Asiivim.k, N. C, lA-brunry 10, 188".
K St. John, O. I'. A., C H. I. ( P. Hay., Chi
cago: 1 J I : A it Sin Do you not nostra nil employe on
your I'lmrinlng roml? I do not lenow whut It Is
to lio un employe, for I was never In that condi
tion, but 1 pant to liu ono now.
Of enurhi', I am iioiorant ot tlio duttoH of an
employe, lmt I have lUways been u warm friend
of your road nnd rejoiced in its success. How
aro your folks?
Yours truly, Coi.onih, im.i, Nvn.
Da3 before 3esterda3 I received the
following note from General St. John,
printed on n purple t3pe-writer:
Chicago, rob. 13, 18S7.
Colonel Hill Xyf, Afhn-ille, X. ('.:
Slit My folks nro quite woll.
Yours truly, K. St. John.
I also wrote to General A. V. II. Car
penter, of the Milwaukeo road, at the
same time, for we had correspondence
como back and forth in the happ3' past.
I wrote in about the following terms:
AsituviM.it, N. a, l-'ob. 10, 1S.S7.
.1. V. U. Carpenter, O. V. A. C M. U- St. P. l!y.,
DiJAit Silt How aro you tlxod for employes
I feel liko doing something of that kind nnd
could Rlvo you some Rood Indorsements from
prominent people both at homo and abroad.
What does an employo Imvo to do?
If I can helii your justly eolobrated road any
hero in the South do not hesitate in mention
I nm still quite lame In my loft leg which was
broken In tho cyclone, nnd can not walk with
out grout pain.
Yours, with tho Kindest regards,
I have just received tho following re
ply from 'Mr. Carpenter:
Mtt.WAl'Kin:. Wis., February 1 1, 1SS7.
inn xyt, t:q., Anhtviiu, x. a.-
I) bah Sin You nro too late. As I wrlto this
letter, there Is a string of men extending from
my ollleo door clear down to tlioSoldlors' Home.
All of them wnnt to bo employo. This crowd
embracos the Senate nnd House of Hepre.senta
tlves of tho Wisconsin Legislature, State otll
elnlH, judges, journalists, jurors, Justices of the
ponco, oplmns, overseers of highways, llsh
commissioners, pugilists, widows at pugilists,
tinldonttiled orphans of pugilists, eta, etc.. and
thoy nro all just about us well qualiUed to bo
eniployoB as you nro.
1 suppose you would pouitico n uoi-uox wun
pounded loo, and o ivouut they.
1 nm sorry to htfar about your lame leg. Tho
surgeon of ou road snys poihups you do not uso
Yours for tho thorough enforcement of law
A. V. 11. CAIlCBNTBIt,
Not having written to Mr llughitt, of
iho Northwestern rond, for nlong time,
nnd, fonriiiff that ho might think I had
grown cold toward him, 1 wroto tho
following note on the 9lh:
ABllHVU.l.K, N. C Fab, 0, 1SS7.
Mareln HiiglMl. Steumt Vit4'J'rtitlHt ami (?
trl Manavr Chicago ib XorlAmtUrn J'Utnmy,
DuAii Sin llxcuso mo for not writing be
fore. I did not wish to wrlto you until 1 oould
do so In a bright nnd cheery manner, nnd for
some wool's 1 have boen tho hot-bod of twenty-one
Kurly Vos0 tolls- It- wus oxtroraely
humorous without being funny. My enemte
gloatoil over mo In ghoulish gleo.
I see by a recent statement In tho press that
your road lias greatly Increased in buslnos.
Do you not fuel the uoed of an employe? Any
light employment thai will Ut honorable with
out Iniolving too much inspiration would be
I ant traveling about a good deal those days,
niu' If I oan do you any good ns an Rgtiil or in
rofurrtng to your smooth road-bed and tho mag
nltlcont cconory along your line, I would bo
clad to regard that In the light of employment.
i.cry where I go I hear your road very highly
spoken of. Yours truly, muTE.
I nlso wrote Mr. Tcnsdale of the
Omaha rond, because ho has always
taken a great interest in mo and
laughed at somo of 1113 pieces in the
papers just to make me feel good, when
lin did not really feel liko laughing.
yiy words were as follows :
ASIIKV1M.E, N. C Feb. 9, 1SS7.
. U. Ttatdale, 0. V. A., P.oyil lloute, St. raul.
Ukau Sin You have no doubt heretofore ro
gnrded mo ns nfnuent, nnd I know that many of
my most Intlmato friends consider mo pretty
well nxed, but I fltid myself tnis spring in
1 fear that I shall have to monkey with man
ual labor In order to subsist. Could you secure
a place for mo on your handsomely equipped
rond? I do not enre what tho employment Is,
so long as It Is honorable.
I understand that there are n great many
trout In tho streams along your right-of-way on
the Lake Superior branch of tho road. I would
be glad to go up there this summer In the In
terests of the road nnd keep them from com
ing out of their holes and injuring the passen
If you can not And airy thing for me to do, you
might nsk Mr. Winter. I think It would be n
cold day when Mr. Winter would turn tho C0I4I
shoulder on a deserving youngman.
Yonrs sincerely, Him. Nye.
Mr. Teasdnle returned the following
St. VAVU Minn., Feb, 13, 1887.
Hill Xy, Anif villi, X. C:
IJi'.Ait Slit We need a good janitor In the
general offlces here. Can you tomo at once!
As an employe wo could give you a pass, but
we dock our janitor twenty-tlvo dollars a day
fornbsonce unless on account of severe Illness
The work Is not difficult, and a common-i-cliool
education Is all you will need. You will
have to wire mo y ttr reply, as tho Minnesotn
State Legislature Is In the hall waiting with Its
application for the place.
Yours, very truly, T. W. Tkasdam-:.
I shall write to some more roads in a
few weeks. It seems to 1110 there ought
to be work for a man who is able nnd
wiliing to be nn employe.
Will you be kind enough, Mr. Editor,
to let 1113" subscription to the Globe
stand for a few weeks till I see whether
I am going to get a job or not, and
oblige, 3oiir.s for court 033. etiquette
and transportation.;! Nye, i Bos
NICE FARM BUTTER.
Tnrer' Tilings Wlilrli Must lie rrnctlccil
to Srcuro a CSoixl Article.
There has been much comment of
Into as to the question of profit in butter-making
on the farm. With (lie av
erage butter-makers, as n rule, the
profits nre meagre, nnd the quality of
tlio product is onl3 such as to diminish,
rather than increase, the demand for
this article. Intelligent study and
mastery of tlio principles (;uid methods
following correct principals), is the
most necessary tlnty of those who
would pursue this industry witli profit.
But tlio mastery of principle?
nnd methods is not sullicient.
Integrit3, pride of reputation, and am
bition to excel in the work should be
the ruling purpose with all manufact
urers, small and great. Tho slovenly
manufacturer and his butter (?) should
have the most complete ostracism.
Neatness deserve.-, the most cordial
Three things, too, are to bo practiced,
besides the mere process of the work.
1. Winter dairying must become the
rule with the general farmer, nnd the
cows must have as diligent attention,
with this object in view, as tlio grow
ing or harvesting of the grain.
2. The cows should bo fed with a pur
pose (an intelligent one) to cause their
milk to furnish the largest quantity of
butter. This embodies also the best
of euro in furnishing pure water to
drink and shelter from wind and storm.
',). Tho same enterprise is appropriate
in tho dairy appliances that is umuiI in
other branches of tho farm work. In
addition to the material improvements,
such as churns, refrigerators, cabinets,
etc., tho men need, iusillne cases, more
application of muscle to the work in
all its departments, ospociall3' where
ono woman does the housework for a
husband and threo or four hired men.
It is no trilling part of tho work to
ako tho buttor to market in vety at
.ractivo, neat packages. An inviting
appearance is half of its valuo. Na
tional Live-Stock Journal.
Wo l'ttrn cz much fruni do 'zamplo o'
do fool ez wo do fruni do words o1 do
Pso seed 111011 dat didn't hub timo tor
eat nor ter sleep, but I neber y it seed
n man dat didn't hub timo tor dio.
' Er man can bo such cr olo frien' dat
ho thinks it his right tor 'poso on yor;
liko cr olo fnm'h boss what takes updo
ideo dat he's got cr right tor kick do
Hope is liko or sassafrnss sprout. Yor
met tramp on it; yor nier cut it down,
ttr ebon dig it up by do roots, but do
fust thing yor knowortoiidorshootdun
vEr pusson will sometimes mako do
same mistake twice, but I ain't fouii'
do man yit tint eber crowded ono deso
year luting, hungry houu' dogs up in
co'ner o' do feuco do sccon' time.
Wasn't Caught Napping.
"Woll, Mr. Brown, how's 3'our cir
culation to-tlny?" inquired tho physi
cian of nn editor whom ho hud been
visiting for somo time.
Tho sick man raiod liis head can
tioush and asked:
"Doctor, am I very siuk?"
"Oh, not so vory."
"This ain't likely to bo my Inst ill
ness, is it?"
"Not nt all; not at all."
"Fifty thousand onnlos dnlh," ro-
plied the editor, firmly, ns he laid his
hoiid back on the pillow. Mtrchmt
NeW YOR t-ASHIONS.
Ire Material nn.l Styles That ' "
J'oiiular the Coming .Season.
Handsome Roman-striped satins nr.
much employed for trimming kiltec
ami box-plaited skirts of fmVe fran
caisc, nnd nlso for garnitures on cos
tumes of fine cloth or vigogne. A five
is als combined with these stripe
(which for the skirt very frequentl
run horizontally), and among elegit
dinner gowns are Bongalino and velvet
striped petticoats, with Russian pol
onaise above, made of the richest sutlr
duchesso in one plain color of .virile,
golden fawn, nut-brown, silver or En
glish violet which last-named color t-
u trille deeper than tho old-fashioned
bishops' purple. This stylish overdress
is nmtlo very long, with full drapingf
nt the sides, and a very graceful ad
justment over the tournure. the chosen
shade of tile lustrous satin invariably
according in tint with one of the colors
in the Roman-striped petticoat.
Among the new skirt draperies are
two directly opposing styles, tho bell
skirt and the inverted bell skirt, the
ono designed for ladies inclined to
stoutness, which shows the b.tck of tho
skirt draped with an efl'eet of extreme
fulness nt the bottom nnd a decided
collapse ns it ncars the back of tho
bins and waist. Tho extreme of this
style is for slender women, the fulness
coming 311st below tho waist. Upon
some of the models these folds aro tin-
Jtilv distended nt the sides and over
the tournure. Tho effect, when ar
ranged in moderation, is excellent.
Beyond tills, it is not onty inartistic,
but often absolutely grotesque, espe
cially when the fabric is light or white,
these tints naturally adding to the ap
pearance of great size. They destroy
all natural symmetiy, and often impart
to a realty graceful figure an exceed
ingly ludicrous and "squatty" appear
ance. There will be no decline in tlio popu
lar of lace gowns for dressy wear
the coming season. Exquisitely beait
kiful designs in laces, both black, white
nnd tinted, are opened on the market,
and the fabrics are entirety too lovoty'
in' pattern and quality to be slighted.
Indeed, there are no materials on ex
hibition in tho entire eatogoiy of dress
textiles which can compare in benut3
with the new laces and nets for art
istic, rare and becoming gowns.
Amber, daffodil, primrose 3ellow,
heliotrope, Japanese red, silver grti3
rose pink, mauve, ivoiy and cream
white, and pinkish ntativo, in surah or
satin, will all bo used for underslips to
black lace dresses, but first choice is
still given, ly 111:1113 women of best
taste in dross, to slips of black satin.
In making this tho foundation, tho
dress can then be worn wit h 11111113
dilVereiit llowers and ribbons, a matter
quite impossible if the slip is of n brill
iant red or any other g.-n color. A
lace dress entirety in black can also bo
worn upon more occasions than one
which hits a bright color beneath the
Models for summer bonnets sent over
from Paris, are made of silk etaniine,
Persian gauze in exquisitely lovoty
tints, and zephyr silk muslin embossed
with raised velvet figures. The brim
of the bonnet is covered with dark
velvet in black, golden-brown, terra
cotta, or Japanese rod, and the garni
tures are light aigrettes nnd crape
(lowers. Pretty d:t3 bonnets to be
worn nt five o'clock teas, etc., aro of
fumy rough straw trimmed with velvet
and high montiires of FroncH llowers,
and also of dainty nets worked with
colored beads in shaded effects, and
coquettish shirred silk bonnets trimmed
with gold or silver-p iwdered aigrettes
and sprays of white lilac in softest
velvet. Huge butterllies, both of
hron.o and gold-powdered gauzes, are
again used upon summer bonnets b3
leading milliners. Straw round hats
in dove color and mushroom shades
are trimmed with golden-brown pieot
velvet, ribbon loops mixed with goldon
brown tulle, into which aro set largo
plaques of scarlet Japan poppies. N.
It mr a (Jri'iit Number of Cliicl'eiis Can
1'iiilly Dud Itiingn 011 it Small 1'iinn.
The lack of suitable buildings is 0110
of the chief obstacles to success in
poultiy-keeping. If onty roosts in
opon sheds or in stables used for other
animals aro provided, thoro is no en
couragement to raise large nttmbor, or
to observe system in their feeding nnd
care. Mou too often think that
because hens llvo through tho winter
and lay eggs in spring and summer,
care would bo needless. TI103 huvo
not boon accustomed to fresh eggs all
winter, or spring chickens earlier than
harvest time, and think life can bo en
dured some longer without tltcso lux
uries. But wo will supposo that tho
profits of some thrifty neighbor's wifo
has really sot them to thinking, and
tho chicken-house, so long desired b3
mother, has boon realty decided upon.
Where, nnd after what plan shall it
bo built, are tho immodnto quostions.
Tho boys favor somo location away
from the barns. Thoy don't liko tho
"lions cackling around tho mangers."
Mother nnd tho girls prefer to havo it
rather near tho house, "whore it is
ensj to look nftor tho biddlos In tho
winter." If tho chlckons nro to bo rog
ulnrly fed in wintor, thoro is no longer
nii3 need of their boing near the corn
cribs or food-yards. Somo sunny,
sheltered nook nt tho odgo of tho
orchard or grovo is best, whore tho
most ratigo is, to bo had, togothor with
warmth in wiutqr. A batik or stoop
hill, facing south or oast, into which
tho hotiio can bo parity' built, will mid
to tho comfort in wintor, but care
should bo used to so construct it that
dampness is avoided.
Trees, preferably evergreens, should
f..-Jllfintcd around tllP. hmtsn fnrahplfnr
nnd hiding places in caso of invasion
b3 hawks. When free range is give n,
as will usualty be the case, a house
giving -lj square leet 01 lloor to each
fowl will answer. A Hock of 30 w.-ia
will thus require a bouse 10 by 14 foot.
where tuts numucr 01 nous is kept
over winter, more room is required, as
the number will lie larger inost of the
time. In the fall sonic fowls will be
reserved for Into markets and for homo
eonsumntion. In spring and sum
mer more room will bo needed for
setting hens and for the young chick
ens. Two separate buildings would be
none too much room where SO lions tiro
kept, and each allowed to rear one or
two broods.. In fact, coops and other
summer buildings would be nifxrossniy,
as GO hens should raise 250 to 300
chickens. So great a number can
easily find range on a small farm, if
tcmporaiy summer shelters aro pro
vided in various parts of the orchard,
grove nnd yards, nnd nfter harvest
moved to fields and meadows. Hero
the chicks will bo of benefit in killing
insects and in fertilizing tho soil, as
woll ns being healthy, thrifty nnd
profitable Prairie Farmer.
l.a.ws Kclatlnc t '1"' t ""'l Iterovcry
of Money and Valuable.
Nearly two hundred years ngo, a
London chimney-sweep found a pieco
of jewelry nnd carried it to a jeweler to
learn its value. Under pretence of
weighing it, the jeweler abstracted tho
stones, and then offered the sweep a
trilling sum in payment. This ho re
fused, and thereupon the other handed
back the setting without the stones.
Tho sweep sued him, and the judge in
structed the jury to find a verdict for
the plaintiff and to assess the damages
at the value of stones of the first water,
as the defendant would not produce
those he had taken out, in court.
The rule is still the same, nnd when
Mrs. Ellon Quinn, while sorting rags
in a paper mill in Indiana, found two
iift3-dollur bills in an envelope, nnd
handed them to her employer to see if
they were genuine, and ho kept them,
the law said he must give them back,
or render their value. He argued that
sho was in his employ as a sorter of
rags, nnd that what sho fountl was
his! idso that he had bought the papor
by weigltt and the bills were included,
but the court said as ho did not know
tho3 wero there it was of no avail.
Likewise, when Mrs. Blunchnrd
found three twenty-dollar bills in the
parlor of tho hotel in which she worked
at Lowiston, Pa., the court, said they
were hers if no owner claimed them.
Mrs. Blanchard was very honest about
the matter, and when she found them
took them to tho proprietor, who said
he thought they were the property of
one of his guests, but he tried in vain
to find the owner. Mrs. B. then de
manded the 11101103 back, but ho de
clined to give it. until the Supremo
Court ordered him to do so, telling him
that the finder of lost property has a
claim to the same against all the world
save tho true owner.
The conductor of n Fail-mount horae
car some 3eais ago found one hundred
dollars among the luy on the lloor of
his car. Ho gave it to the .superin
tendent, who was not able to find the
owner, and it was held it must be re
turned to the finder.
But the right of the finder depends
on the hoiu't3 and fairness of his con
duct. The circumstances attending tho
finding must manifest good faith on
his part. There must bo no reason lo
suspect that the owner was known to
him or might have been ascertained by
proper diligence. If enough is known
to tho finder to enable him to proseeulo
witli success a search for the owner,
anil instead of using this knowledge ho
appropriates to his own uso what ho
lias found, ho 111113 subject himself loan
action for larcoii3. But it seems that
if he can not find the owner at first,
and then uses tho money, ho can not
be hold liable if ho acted in good faith.
Tho property, however, must be lost,
and it is not so in tlio meaning of tho
law when tho owner intentionally by?
it on a table, counter or other place,
nnd then forgets to take it awsy. In
such cases the propria tor ot tho prom
ises is entitled to tho custoity, and, in
case the owner can rot bo found, to
tho article. But if tlio articlo bo
dropped on tho lloor or elsowhero b3
b3 tlio owner, then it boltings to tho
finder if the ownor can not be identi
fied. Somo 3cnrs ngo n man went into
n Boston bank for tho purpose of mak
ing a deposit, nnd laid diis pocket
book, containing valuable papers on
ono of tho desks which aro usu
ally provided for customers, out
side of tho bank couutors. IIo loft
it thoro when ho wont out, nnd it was
found by a boy, who upon tho offer of
a largo sum for its roturn took it to tlio
ownor nnd claimed tlio reward. Tho
owner refused to piy, and tho court
sustainod him, deciding that as tho
poekot-book had boon placed on tho
desk voluntarily, it was not lost, but
had beon loft in tlio custody of tho
bank, and thorefore tho boy was not
entitled to tho roward. So, too, whon
.1 customer of a harbor shop found n
pocket-book belonging to anothor ens-,
tomor on tho tnblo In tho shop, it was
hold that tho barber, nnd not the findor,
was entitled to its custody. Baltimore
A oitizon of Allontown. Pa., who
ownod a flno span of horsos that ho
used in bis business, was much
troubled! bocauso his nolghbors often
asked to borrow his horsos ovenings
and Sundays for ploasuro driving.
Tho ownor, too good-natured to say
"no," nt length hit upon a plan that
worked to a charm. IIo traded his
horses for a span of mules.' j