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LOVE THE LIVINQ.
.fh sswtity ittat i abont the dead,
To n!: us lov tbeia mora than U'.e,
. wbi-a here,
I it not woll to ftal th living door,
JV 1th sanctity kk this, r they uavq Bail
. JTb todaiioui;ut w nurture for a low
Of mother,, frivnd, or child-fOhl It i
To niJ ths g'ery on the earnest eye,
TUs longing heart, tost feels Ule's prosout
tOive siiii niurcy to the livln j here,
Vhij kevn-etniDg jouU trill quiver at
your touch ;
Tnautmt revruoe U not too much
, for eye that nwp though .the lip way
' Rose Hawthorne Lithrop.
mere, w two sides to evert, question,
, as the beat. f .reason demonstrates; but
4 Marie Pirot,. try as she might, could find
.only one side to the quest Jb. of her en
gagement tnSyd.ney Worth; and that, un
fortunately for the lover, was the nega
Sydney, on his part,' being.. man,, was
; logioal enough to take in all the bear
ings of tle case, and yet heroic enough
, to await - Marie's decision with a coup
; age , worthy of a cause more sublime
. than the yea .or nay of a brown-eyed girl
.In this trembling balance, however, was
iutng this hope of all earthly happiness,
while hj smoked his cigar and talked
and walked about the world as usual.
-'"Take a week, only a week, for calm
..consideration, he had begged her, and
..then proceeded to enhance her calmness
jby daily letters of urgent pleading. His
..eagerness harassed and woried Marie
,into a state almost of resentment, and
took from her much of the responsibility
of her final action. It gave her some
thing to fight against, and armed her
Cwlth necessary firmness. Whereas, if
he had thrown himself completely and
helplessly on her mercy, she would have
found it doubly hard to wriug his heart
;by her decided refusal; but she would
t hare wrung it, all the saisjp.
When lier letter came at last, poor
.Sydney kissed the dagger before he re
ceived its stab -that is, he kissed her
liandwriting, and tlien very likely a fe
moments later dropped a tear or two in
.'the same spot But the letter was
folded and put away, as such letters and
U'-h poor and broken hopes are being
folded and put away all over tiie wor.d
to-day and every day, and Sydney wen:
. hf)t his b 'ainess astonished and tuis
'.era;jt tt the heavy weight of Ids disap
But the days and years went on; Syd
ney sat at his desk and made money,
and Marie sang in her church and gave
' music lessons, losing her youthful beauty
somewlgjt, tut ginning always in grace
and attractiveness. She and Sititi.y
met occasionally as friends, and hisejes
still told the same old story that was
j, now forbidden of all other rxrrtssuun.
As for Mas Pilot, she met the usual ez-
perience that falls to the lot of talented
" and gracious woman. he had hosts of
. male friends, quite an amy of a.lniir
' en, and always one or two ardent lov
ers who were much in the same case as
Syjjey himself for it would soein even
Jb'the most interested o'.uerver tliat
Miss Pirot' being, musical and harmo
nious as it wa, had never yet responded
to the master-chord of all the chord of
' But at last, when tiie keynoU of
Marie's destiny was struck, and its 'hood
of melody came pouring into her life
like an overwhelming tide, neither the
alto on one side of her, nor the bass on
the other, nor even the organist, Lucy
Crutniu, who was her bosom friend,
guonaed that anything unujual had hap
pened. It came alout in this very common
place way. Old Drande, the regular
' tenor, was absent, for the first time in
seven years, for the Tuesday nijjht le
' beareal. The choir had assembled, and
stood about, wailing and wondering,
and conferring on Mr. B.ande's position
apart from all oilier tenors on record by
the genuine surprise at his delinquency,
' when there came sudden y up the choir
staircase a tall and slim young man,
' very fair, with plenty of flowing blonde
. hair that hung in student fashion on his
Lroad white collar, lie spoke with a
foreign accent, in a high musical voice,
'.addressing Mis Pirot, who bapened to
' t ncaictt to him, as he approached the
- " "Mr. Brandt has sent me to sing he
M too much ill for this night, and also
for Sunday, he thinks. But if it is pleas
ing, I sing hi part for all."
Miss Pirot only bowed and smiled, but
.(ii'i qo( speak. There was good reasou
Jh her silence. Sue had (alien in love
with this young man, of whose existence
she had been aware three second.-! It is
' not to be wondered at that, in the. con-'u-ian
of her senses, she l.a I, for the
' moment, mislaid her voice.
"So very chid," said Lucy Crumm, all
animation, and reassured on the scuro of
' tlx quartette; "but so very sorry to hear
Mr. Bn.nde is ill. Nothing serious, I
lioptf We were just wondering how
we should manage. You read, I sup
xm1 Mr. Aiken, w.lt you please hand
. thanks. We intended to rehearse this
"qrtette, All along here Is Mr. Brandu's
' virt--ilie tenor's; the boss comes in next
, below; but, of course, you undcrkUnd?"
Oil, yes yes!"
He was already humming through the
bars of the music she had placed in his
hand, like one sure of his ground.
Miss Pirot started visibly, then walked
yver quickly to her place, with a Iwight
'rned oidor. When ha 1 she ever helore
Heeded a summon to (lut.t? No one
'appeared to liyti'.'P lier riiiLuriHssmeut.
'for' 411 eye were now fixed on the open
'book, and Miss Crumm' strong lin;ers
were pressing the keys.
' "Of course I shall be glad when dear
old Brando U well enoiuh to conn
'back again, but I shall awfully hatu t
'lose What's his-namc?' Miss Crumm war
observing, leaning on Miss Pirot's arm
' as the came down the clioir-steiM on.
; lovely Sunday morning, having sun
themselves into heaven for a while oi
Haydn's exquisite strains. "Wuyx-I
. 1 W'e'.ielT hdw do you proliniinc it' II
first uama it Ousture isii't It pretty'
- and such a voice! Iiesr me, 1 grudge n.
let him 'gof ' Don't you"
' "Do you know, I think; he ha rather
a straggle to get alou: Musicians usu
'a'ly have; but, then, being a single man,
'h ought to be able to manage."
' "Are yon sure he is a single manT
Miss Pirot asked, in an airy tone. '
"Oh, yet. At least, of courso, I did
- cot ask him point blank, but I said to
.'' .m .... t, . . . ....
him, jokingly, that t lie internum to an
vance in music it was lucky he had no
wife to hold him back; and he Raid,
'Yes, it was lucky.' Oh, he must he siu
rIoj hut then, h is very young, ilj is
Marie siirh d, but laid nothing. She
cu 28, wiih a heart, that had just
learned to throb like the heart of 18.
vThe scale of fortune, we are tohl, is
often turned by a feather, ajid this prop""
silion was very forcibly demonstrated
for Mario Pirot, one windy autumn
evening, not long afterwards, as the lit
tle choir-group cama into the street to-
' (retiicr. She woi walking vith Lucy
I Crumm. as usual, and behind them,
' arm-in-arm, came the basa and tenor
(Miss Roberta, the alto, had said jrooil-
I nicht and srone elf in the oinnisite direc-
I tion with her little brother); Miss Piro
was listening with her cars to the voice
beside her, and with her roul to the
voice behind her, when suddenly away
on the wings of the wind went her lou,;
brown feather, wrenched from it
fastenings on her jaunty hat; away and'
away, careering and whirling out of
sight like a living creature that had
found all at once the freedom of i;s
wings. Marie uttered a liltlo h;df-,
laughing cry, aud started on tho chase;
but tho tenor darted by her like a fi.ish.
and soon distanced her, as the feather
distanced him. Marie did not slacken
her pace, however, and as a result, when
the feather wift at hist captured, they
found themselves face to face, laughing,
breathless, under a street-lamp, and
mora than a block ahead of Mr. Aikei.
aud M:ss Crumm. What more natural
than that they should walk ou together,
slowly, or that Mr. WetxeL seeing hsr
out of breath from her late exercise,
should olfer her his arm? There seemed
no valid reasou why they should dis
solve this pleasant c mpunionship when
the other two caught ut with them; and
from this time, instesl of putting toe
ladies, in the street cat tt Twenty-third
street, Mr. Aiken walked with M.ss
Crumm to her home in Tweitty-iiith
street, and Mr. Wetzel walked ail the
way across town with Marie Pirot.
It was a wretched night; the rain fell
in torrents, a chilly wind was blowing,
the streets were wet and dismal, ud
Marie Pirot was walking under en um
brella with Ouitave Wetzel and. cling
ing fondly to his arm. The rain was
blinding her somewhat, but her tears
were blinding her still more furtive, bit
ter tears, such as women often weep,
unknown to ail the worm. The crowded
street cars pa9ed them ever minute w
two, but Mane had ref ascd to ride. This
was the hist time they would ever wa'k
together the last of many, many times.
She could not afford to shorten these
few sad moments of parting and fare
well. H-j had come to the choir thai
evening only to tell the u that he had
been suddenly called back to Germany
and uimt sail in the morning; but he
had staid and sang over with Marie some
of the old duets, and now they were
walking home together, slowly, thnuji
alt the storm, by tho way they ha'1
learned to know so well.
At first few wor!s were spoken be
tween them. Marie felt only the un
reasoning love, the delight of contact.
the bliss of this dual solitude encircled
by rain and storm and darkness. To
her it mattered little what they said r
where they went, so that they were to
gether; and to-morrow waspushel us
far from her horizon as if it were
twenty years away. But all the truth
came buck on her like a shock when
Uuxttave's vo.co said:
"I must thank you. Miss Pirot, for the
kindness you have given to me olwitti
to me, a stranger: I ohall often think
of your lovsly voico when I urn f;.r
"We have indeed had pleasant times,"
she answered, bravely and cleariy, after
a moment's pause. "B.it why need yu
go if jou have been happy hen? Ah,
you you have not many regret. You
are glad, I Ihinkr
"Indeed I a.n glad." and glad hia fa'-c
looked excited and cier. H is a
grand opportunity now that offers. Yeu
ran mider-iloud, if one ha been planning
ln?, mi l waiting, that cne might be
lad to see ftilliil'iient near."
"Yes," said Mario. Tnat one word only,
m i ,u her voica was the bankings that
omes with tears.
"Ah. well, I seo my way now, clear,"
ne contained, gayl and brightly. All
unr-f.i.scioiu of the mute tragedy that
.vent on betide him, he poured out the
Cory of his disappointment in the pa.-l
of his plans an 1 vii-ions for the future.
M.irie listened silent'v. It seemed each
noiiieiit that the tide of her emotion
i.Uit bunt all bonds and carry with it
lie fuiu reserve of hr nature, its
wonian'y dignity and pride. She called j
up till lur strength at last, in a desperate
"I must have you here," she said, stoj
plug su IJenly at a corner. "1 I have
nie biisine-i t do I will say good-
light a'l.l g oil-l)ye. 1 hops you may
lave a pi aant j-mrncy."
"But urely nut! I can not leave you
,n this st ir u. L-t me escort you where
von w.sht no so dark, unlsuch a
"I have my o-vn uin'irclla hero." 8'ie
raised It lis s'no KiMiUe. "Tiiank you,
very, very tnu.-li, but I prefer to
go alone. An 1 you know," smiling
strangely at him, "I shall have to do
without your escort altogether after
this. You have been more kind" She
broke :iX suddenly, and busied herself
with tiie fastening of her cloak; then
iifld outlier hand. "Good-bye!" she said,
"G od-byp, Miss Pirot, If, it must be so
if )ou winh it
"Oil, )es. Parting. I think, should
never be prolonged. I hoo you will
uave a good voyage. I hope you will
ulwavs Inipi y. Good-bye, Oustave."
Bat Marie had wrenched her hand
from hU and was gone, a dark, burning
-luiH', dov.n the lighted, rain-swept
Sydney Worth had come out of the
opera uftpr the second act, and havvig
buttoned l.il long rubW coat to the
chin, was scudding up Fourteenth street
in an element defying humor, when this
word burst from his lips, In a tone of
amazement. Marie Pirot had just passed
him on the crossing nt Fourth avenue; a
Hidden backward tilt of her umbrella
lad shown him ber face phiinly, pali
jiid strange, with that absorbed, unsee-
ng look that mentul suffering gives.
Her swilt step faltered an instant at the
sound of hii voice, and at that instant
bo was by her side.
"I knew I could not be mlstukcn,"
be said,' breathlessly; "but you of all
peoph, and at this hour! What In the
I world lirlmra yon Into this region?'
Re is holding her hand In hi warm,
friendly clasp, and looking down search
tugly at her half-averted face,
"Oh, I was walking away from the
furies," she said, trying to speak lightly;
"but they have come with me, I think
I really did not know where 1 was go
ing. I only wanted toNvalk. Did you
ever have that feeling, Sydney, that
you were too unhappy lobe quiet P
"She asks mo if 1 liavo ever had that
feeling 1 Ah, Marie, there are few feel
ings, bom of unhappineds, that I have
not had. You ought to know that, my
"Hut but they pass away some time,
don'uuevr she asked, wistfully. "Peo
ple can't go ou autfering sonio change,
some relief, must come,
"I don't know," he answered, with a
1 oi iiap. I nave not found
"Oil, Sydney," she said, passionately,
w ith a wild burst of tears. "Sydney,
Sydney!" She livid her cheek on hi
shoulder, sobbing like a child.
He had taken tho umbrella from her
hand, and held its shelter between them
ind ,'assers-by. Sydney' knowledge of
sr.lteiiiiif had mado him very tender to
ward the pain of other. Ho ullowed
lis companion to weep unquestioned,
patting gently from timj to time the lit
tle qmvciing lingers llial ciutchod hi
j "II. w gxxl you lire!" she stammered,
I whisik'iiiicly. at length. "O'.i. S.dney!
how t otild von formve me how could
you ever look at me again, if 1 have
mad. you suffer ltko this? I never
knew it could te i-o terribh! I did not ,
d.vaui f w hat y U felt when we pai ted;
you were so uoble an I so good. Yon
never made n o understaiiil how cruel
Oh, and you bore it a.i? I can pi'y you
"Yes dca:?" he said, tenderly. "I ui
iad to hear you s:iy thnt. I am glad
vou have, ut la;', some pitv to give
"O'.i. but you do not need any more.
Surely you can not caro still a you
"Oil, hush!" Sydney interrupted, very
gently, "lliuli, my ileal ! hush, Marie!
You have never uuderstood my love if
you think it could chungo or pasa awny
in a few months or years."
"And you do love me this minuti'
now as you did then?'
"But if I should tell yoit that I had
thrown my heart away, unasked, un-
sought oh, so hopelessly and vainly ! ;
mid if I should say to you, 'Will you;
take my prouiUo to be your wife ah, 1
not soon, but come time, when I am a j
bt t:er aud iiapi ier willing?' if I should (
ak jou to accept the poor service of my j
i.fe and ht me try to love you-would
tiiat atone a little for the pain and i
tn-uUe of the past?" j
"Oil. M.irie, you do not mean it?" His ;
grasp tightened en her lingers.
Do VoU 1
think what you are sayiiigr
"Yes, yc yes! if you will take my
poor half-broken heart but not yet!"
she checked herself, piteously. "I could
not love you yet bye-aud-bye it all may
come right. And, meanwhile, if you
wish it, we can be engaged. You must
stay m ar me, Sydney, and be good to
me. O.i. help me? help me to live.
You know how hard it is how impossi
ble it seems that joy or hope caa ever
"Y'ou have given jiy and hops to me,
I kuow," be said, in a low, happy voice.
"I am willing t) wait for love as long
...... 1 I t- . A ri' ll la
as ever you Lk darling, for it is sure
"But think oh. Fate is strange!
think, jf I had not met yon!" Marie
leaned more cloly on Ins arm,
"Fate knows what she is about," Syd
ney answered, smiling down at the
earnest, pale face. "You were obliged
to meet me. Under tne circumstances
nothing d so Could have happened."
Fate did knew what sho was about,
us siie usually doei, if m.nds finite could
but compass her infinite plans. A few
dais Ut t brought to Sydney Worth the
urn xpccttHl fulfillment of a hopo that
he l.ad pc.tienily placed a long way off
in li.e future the full Unlowai of Marie
They were driving through the pnik
in a brilliant O t iLkT sunset, aud Syd
ney had b-en taUm brightly of vari
ous matters of interest, when he threw
his head back with a short laugh, and !
said, in a kind of triuinpliatit tone; I
"Well, I was pleased Winy, Marie.
You remember that fellow I told you of
tiiat lial defaulted from our cilice with
a lot of money bust week?"
"No," said Mane, vaguuly. "D.d yoa
"Coir.o to think of it, I didn't," said
Sydney, smiling. "That' so. I was
u rat i it might ann' y you. Well, it's
all right now. Tney've got him ut
i ast, not him, for he gave them the slip
ut the lo.it moment; but the money'
safe, ll.i took away $?.OO0, and we've
recovered nil but $ 10t; that he spent. 1
ie!l you we've U-hi lucky, and so has he.
L'ii a curious thing." pursuod Sydney,
thoughtfully; "liul I'm awfully glad the
"Glad?" repeated Marie, solemnly.
"Oil, w hy? lie will be sure to victimiza
other poor people."
"Other rich people," said Sydney, cor
rect ingly. "Of course he will, for it
turns out tout he is a regular confidence
iiniu; but you have no id"a how much I
liked him. Wn all did. - He came to us
uboulsix mouths ago, and said he hud
just arrived in the country, and was
quito friendless. Well, the firm took
him on trust, actually, ilo hud gotten
himself up like a Germun student long
hair and broken English, and ho had the
si lenor voicr!
fuirlv infatailted with this paragon
whs Wetzel here and Wetzel there"
"Wha:!" Mario grasjied Sydney's arm
with both her hands.
"My dear girl!" He reigned in the
horse, and looked dow n at her whita
fare iu amazement. "What is the mat
ter?" "Wetzel was his name? and he went
away? when? when?" shu dumandod,
"Wetzel was the nauifl he gave. His
real name is Walla-n, I believe, He
went away last Wednesday morn
liig the day after I mot you in the
"That was tho man," she said, In a
low, breathless voice. She unclasped
her hands from Sydney' arm, and
pressed them over her face.
"The man? What man?" Sydnoy
stared quite wildly as he asked the ques
tion. "Oh, the hero of ray romancel" said
Marie, slowly and bitterly "the singer I
fell in love with. You did not want to
know of my secret; you must know it
nowl That wo the man!"
"Who? -young WeUet? Why, wnera
on earth, how on earth, di4 you coma to
he acquaiute.l with hiui?"
"Ho sang with me for nearly thiH)
months in the choir."
"Oil, I see! And you fell in love w ith
his voice no wonder!"
"I didn't!" she said, miserably; "thero
might l.ave been some excuse for that.
I had never heard his voice when I fell
in love nh, not with him! with a
dream, a fancyl Could I have borne to
Uxik on Ids fuvv, even, much les love
him, if I had known what I know
"Well, then, thj.nrort is that you
did not love hiuf.'after all," said Sydney,
cheoringly. "lie only thought you did."
"Xo, no, uo!" she returned, vehe
mently, "He never thought he never
dreamed On, I could lie down, hero and
: die this minute "
I "Oh, not hore!" aid Sydney, deore
catingly. "iS'oonecould dieeo.nfortahly
in a bu rgy. Yau'd wail until I took you
! home, I kuow."
; But Marie did not smile.
"How contemptuile 1 am!" she said
slowly; with bitter emphasis. "How I
have fallen forever in my own esteem!
To turn away from a noule, generous
nature like yours i love, that any
woman might bj honored in accepting.
Sydney, I deserve your luw an I so.ir.i!"
j "I'm being prais d, it swins," said
Sydney, calmly, "Q lito right; all the
Kttne, I can't hear my wife abused An I
look here, M.irie, I'm glad you did make
inch an awfulfooUs.i mi.it.ike, because
younaum you never wou.a n ivoconu
to oie. j
"Oil. do you ready think" so, Sydney?"
he asked, blushing lieauufully. "Thou
I am glad, to..! ' M i leiiuo S. Bridges lu
1 be lr $ In England.
The English hostess is the perfection of
good breeding. It bnghuid had no inner
. attraction the woman who sitsat tiie head
i of tho table would be enough, ho wise,
! gentlo, true, considerate and charming, so
intelligent, so thoughtful, so much a lady.
Yes, but that is a word they never use.
It is tabooed in Kughiml; oumiust idways
say woman. They say tliat Americans
talk about "a pretty lady," "a sweet e,,,u
lady," "a genieti lady." I never ueur l
Americans use t'lat exact coiii nuatuci.
but I dare say they bciuiig to the people
who say "Britisher" who I alto hmo not
met. But, no doubt, there ha been a
misuse of the terms "lu ly and geutle
Uian," and the belter .vaxou words man
and womnu hurecoiiie in. A young ln r
who should say now .ys that he "wits
going to see hi Ltd?" would be mistaken
for a nexru uinstrcl. We cm still say
"Sigh no inot. 1.1. iies, bili no uiore,"nud
we can allude to lue "ldy in L'onuis,"
but, except when we address Lady Mimi.ii
by her liiie. we imut not say "lady" in
England. We must nUi say "Vis" Hud
"No" and "Thanks." No one says "Yes,
inarm" except to the quivu. Siie Is nl
ways addressed by that siine hat obsolete
form of words.
vaiui, iiis one oi iiie K'eni in-
tractions of Aiuerican women In Loudon
that they do speak unlike English women.
For myself I vastly prefer Uio Euglis.i
voice, accent and pi enunciation. It
is not so slovenly us our speech
Much as I admire my country women
and I am very proud of their Intelli
gence, beauty, wit and style of dress
I must say they tonld Improve tlielt
pronunciation by studying the Er. ;
lish. lu listening to .Mrs. Janie Brown
Potter's recitation of "How they brought
the good new from lihent" Hamilton
Aide said to me: "You have no idea how
the Yankee weeent atfeets me." But I
said: "M. fetter has no Yankee accent:
she is a southerner v birth and li;e
uln.ii i.i r r..i.c." "Yes,'
said he, "buTXUur&iilu as snu Is she speak-
American way, and, u!
though It Ut
very musiral. II is not Eni:
Ush. to it is possildc that to their can J
1'i'ui vi i.i fi ua r ii iiimi. .ura. uuiiv
Snerwoo 1 in
w V. .-is V,ir! I.
iut Maelianla't Labor.
A group of gentlemen were discuaaing
the necessity for brain labor in some '
life vocations, and aft-r allusions had
been made to several well-known citi
zens who were rucccssful and prominent
in their profession, one of the speakers,
himself a retired merchant aud influen
tial politician, declared that Blank, nam
ing a draftsman and inveutor employed
in a largo machine tool manufactory,
did mure brain labor than any other man
In the city. Some example were cited
of well-known mechanics, and the con
clusion was reached that Intelligent me
chanical labor required as much solid
thinking as any other work.
Tiie intelligent, valuable mechanic is
not a mere walking machine; materials
are not alway s plastic; they are some
times perverse, and judgment and culm
consideration are required in their man
agement. The pans of a machine, how
ever closely planned, do not coma to
gether unaided and naturally, as eyo
stones converge in a saucer of vinegar;
it requires head work to "assemble" tho
I 'arts of a machine of any kind, and now
,u,,ra.,,ui,,,,wUr. i..H,,,:(cteri The air U full of it, and every
an accuracy of proportion and a nicety ,( Q
of dimeiisiont such a were not dreamed 1 K v,.rU (ir n.liin
. , . ..I... : I I. I
n .,i,n..rril!,in ... tl.A I . n Tl i ivllfl
Is not brainy in his lino will surely got
left. Detroit Free Press.
la tho Dtad Letter OlBoe.
Defective addressss and insufficient
poftago are the main reason why there
is a constant flow of postage matter into
the dead letter office. After reaching
the office every means is employed to
ascertain the senders or owner of the
letters and packages, and the article of
fered ut the annual sales rcprtVunt the
proportion of the entire, mtttor for which
no owner could be found. The catalogue
this year will contain some 7,000 arti
cles, a slight increase over the number
offered for side lu.it year, but bearing
about tho tame proportion to tho entire
bulk of the mutter passing through thu
mails. All dead mail is retained in the
dead letter office for two years, if not
clulmed sooner, before buiinf finally dis
posed of. Chicago Herald.
The World's Largstt (Juld Mloa.
The famous Mulatos mine, regarded
by many as the largest gold mine iu tho
world, has been sold to a company of
English capitalists. The mlnu i situ
bled ut Soiiora, Mux., uud was worked
hundreds of year ago by the natives,
but was lost track of. In 1304 it was
-ediscovcred and s-dd to French parties, wrftpnod ,Ipi nnj .piiig iiK,t ham
who, after working it for nearly fifty mock M M to avolll ull dump frHin tho
years, resold it to a rich Mexican, and on,,,., A Wfttchin.in keeps nlT any in
it has been in his hands evor mnco. lruj,.ril who n.ii.t aiHturb the nkht's
There are 10(1 chamber! In tho mine,
soma Ii'jO fiiet hih, yet not a stick of
timlier U uwd ti supxirt the roof, the
support consisting of plllan left in dig
ging out the ore. The ore Is of low
i'radc Chiciifco times.
' Kaalljr I.ucalad.
"Now, children," said an Illinois
school teacher, "ran you tell mo where
Luke Mlchifran la?"
"lis near Chicago." New York Sun.
A RUSSIAN VILLAGE SCHOOL
What a Vinttor Twenty Year Ago A
Hull fur Mlull.m.
A comspomleiitof a Kusjsian monthly
thus describes a village school of fonnei
ye Mi "Once, whihi inn village, I hap
pened to pass by one of thoso dens, m
general culled village schools, which 1
should certainly not have noticed had It
not been for one. incident that stirred
the blood iu my veins, Pitcui and
heart-rendin; appeal for mercy
prompted mo to satisfy my curiosity, if
curiosity it may bee. lied, utid',without
a moment's hesitation I entered the
"A fearful picture) met my eyes. On
a bench w as stretched out a youngster of
13 tied with cords so he could not move,
Two frightened little boy on each side
were holding his bunds, whfle tho intox
icated moral instructor was rxjcuting
the mast severe punishment, 'Oh,
limine (oh, Uod!) oh, pupa! , oh,
mamma! I will lie a gm-d In y' wi" all
tnat the poor fellow was nine to utter,
VI courso I intei fuvd mid the boy
was set tree, Ukiii impuruig the rea
son for such a Immsiiuieni I was more
tiian surprised to hear thai there was
lioihiilg in particular, Tun boy was
merely of a lively uixpo-itioii. wmch wus
K really iigaiosi the iu.es of me dcipouc
sexton, wliosii molto evohiiily ivad.
"B.iudly olh'y; hold iny longiii !"
The room, which coliiaiued ttboul
twenty-live b.ys. vii liar tiy til to no
CiiiiiuiiHlaie one thiiM id that number.
The air was oimuioih mid iiitoleialilei
dirl mid tin. i ml over. The timid,
frightened and hull -starved liltie hoy
Weieslll lying mine lii, s ill tncir Voice.
'Az bui vieu. g..il,' etc. (A U
V G), evidently not kiiowi.i li.u dif
ference between one icier ;iiid another,
lu short, it was a pu mi, li.cn left a
strong impies-oi upo.i my mind a
picture whicti I rliau invei loiil."
Kmliiraiiua of t' trcu.r 1'ln.tti.is.
"0.1 long distance r.tees, Il i.V long do
bird- 11 without stopping?"
"L'ntil they aro completely exhausted
and h ive lo lull lo to Hie ground. Tliey
can c.intiiiue tho (1 g it iiioes-autly lor
i two iiays, iut arter tu it tune ineir on
j deavora uiv useless. When a bird slopi
I from sheercxlt motion makes luuisoine
I times a long as a week to fu ly recover,
j aud ho will not proceed until he h is en
j tirely regained hi lost stn ngili. Herein
; liei tho danger, for whilo a bird he in
) this Btato of collai' ho lec nilcs the
prey of the haw k, houii 1 or huntsman.
An instance In fact cam to my u itice a
few months 'igo. A man on Ling island
waaout waUiug with lm retriever when
the hitter rushed forward while crossing
; an cnu tl.-ld and pic icl up a pigeou.
The poor thing vvai half dead f ro u i'X
, huiistion, un. I the man took it from the
; mouth of the dog. II examined it
I closely aud found the name Aruol 1 ou
I its w ing. It belonged to Iho great f .:ii-
cier of t nit nauic m tins cay un I tin
' iiniu commuuicuted vv itii him. The re
ply came Hy wire l.il I nel linn to keep
the bird until it g t strong mid then let
her no. II did so n i l the honn r ar
rived ou lh loft the same dav he a
released. Now had llt.s t een a hiiut.-
man of the regular frame of uiiiid, the
pigeon's f.ito wind I have been sealed lu
short i rder." New Yiik Commercial
lh Cluneal Inv.laa uf raris.
I The Cliiiriniiiii li.u heen a T iiniii' itl
: figure in I'ar. i for some lime piut. Only
I tho day before yesterday 1 narrowly e
j caped being run down by an niiuabie
celestiul escorting a pretty European
gjr lirm ju uruli .winging a gigautio (an
with a grace and duxlenty w lucii made
lam tho cynosure of neighboring eyes.
This alarming personage was dressed in
a bluo velvet gown, a black skull cup,
and immaculate w hite hose daintily lied
about hi kn.-es. and thu regulation sIijk
pers with felt soles half nu inch tinea.
A year ago it would have been scarcely
iirudent for a cuitivuted Chin. un. 01 to
show himself m U.o grand boulevard;
but now the celestial i to be found in
the courtyard of thu Grand hotel, on the
sands at Trouville.at tho concert and the
theatre, and even at the military man
euvres, win re, accoutred in Furosau
uniform, he looks umro grotesque, if
possible, than ever. Eiward Kmg iu
Nuw York M. I
IIuoMihult! hervaiiU In latown. (
Hut, notwithstanding thu hordes of j
Malavs with which Capetown swarms, j
and Katllis from every Irilnj in South
Africa, not forgetting tho half-breeds of I
every shade, the household si rvuiit are
the great trouolu of tl 10 ladies; the good
natured colored ones are not particularly
fond of work, and iuijsiruil wluto maul
servants, who are 111 great demand,
' would be jiibt as bad in a short lime
they would Soon catch the niiio.eiit
filie Will Kulliiw Dlr.otlinn.
Physician (to young woman patient)
You have a severe cold. Miss Smith,
and ore threatened with pneumonia.
You will have to remain very quiet for
Patient Oh, Dr. Pellet, I must go out.
I linen so much shopping to do.
Physician I see, ulso, Unit your nose
has a tendency to inflame at the tile
Patient (thoroughly alarmed) Oh,
si.-, I will do anything that you tell lue
(n Hiielr '
What "CliariDar" Mays of Hnaka.
The snake, though so agile or fantastic,
la the very embodiment of dignity, and he
can be Injured by an Indlgulty n readily
a a body pain, aud all snake charmers,
after once studying the Idiosyncrasies of
their pet snakes, are careful never, under
any circumstances, to excite their anti
pathy by disturbing their dignity of pose
or sentiment, knowing well that If they
do they will surnly puy tho penalty in the
power of the reptile to sting or crush, as
the cose may be. Chicago Ledger.
A New Consumption Cur.
A now cure for consumption has been
originated by a Ocruiun doctor. He
mukes his patient pass tho night In tha
nnen nlr of the Thiiriiu'iiin forest, wi ll
rm, nmJ tha exlH.rtmnt has nroved
successful. Now York
At a collaK" examination! "What In
the bent liwilutor?" ntlts the nrofonnor of
phjs "P vnrty." Tid-Ilits.
We have a fine ntnor'mpnt of Instm
mftitiil and vorul ahect music for enlo,
and will hereafter keep Hid luteal in ll.t
line. fjiso. I't cii'i ii;
A WEALTHY INDIAN Tilldi.
Tlielr ltlelif Itua ti n iieeliili of Ka
TlwO-wgo i tho wciiKltii'-.t ti'ih) of
Indium lu the United St tic t, Till I Is
dun not so nuiuh to ihcir personal abil
ity i financier ua lo ft siicticsioii of v,t'
voi'itblu circumstiiuces uud to tho
guardianship of tho United Stab
eminent. 'Uie Osnge long years
occupied the country about St.
They were removed from tlksre
reservation ut Westport. Mo., lu'tit' Kan
as City, thou to tint valley of the N.'O
alio then to a reservation lu luutheni
Kansas, an I llually to their present
homo in Indian territory. Tho Os.iges
were a powerful tribe, and to got them
oil of coveted lands Undo Sam scum
to have been willing to pay them more
liberally than tho other wuid.i of tho na
tion. In this way the Osage come Into
their present possessions which include
a tract of land lu ludiaii territory fifty
miles sipi.ire, or about 1 500.0HJ acres,
uud an annuity of (JVI.OOJ. Tnis isthu
interest on UuitoJ States bonds given
tin in in exclnin to for their former lands
in Kaunas and Missouri and held In trust
by mo government, which pays (ha an
nuity hi semi-annual pnymuls.
There, art) nhotit !UU fatuities, averag
ing uboul four to u family a total of
about l.tUO people, O it of this luturost
fund the in bans draw f 103 a year for
euoli mail, woiiini and child so that
the larger hii family the more the heud
of a family is enabled to draw, This
y stein would apparently foster a rapid
increase of population, but, strange to
say, the full-blood Indians aro dih rein
ing iu unmoors. Tho f ull-lloo I families
u r small and the tribft is doomed to ex
tinction. Tun Is probably dun to two
causes the changed physical con litiuii
of tueir life uud the loss of all ambition
a a race. Too wild Indian wn a fine
sjiocluieit of robust physical develop
ment, with great enduring powers, He
could face any storm, biuvg Him uvwt
vigorous weatbor, enduru tho toils uud
privations of the luarcu and c.iuiii. Na
ture, somehow, too care of him, heated
his wounds, and vvardul olT disease.
Bat now, taken from hi "native heath,"
cut off from much that was part of his
physical existence, hi territory circum
scribed, couiM'llud by superior force to
keep the peace with ncigiiOoriug trilH-t,
cotixed to adopt the habits, food, tin)
customs, uud the dress of the white
num. coiiniellcd to solid his children to
..li.u.l .n.l Li,, iiri.ni l...m,la I l,i u.l. nit
tho w hite man s vices wiiu nil Uieso
changed conditions he is a changed bo
itig. At he has deserted nature, natuM now
desert him. Ho is mure susceptible to
disease. Tho wild Indian coal I lu caro
lea lu dress aud in liifcrenl lo exp mire,
but ou the reservation It is diiferent. If
lie get hi feel Wet or lis un till)
ground, he is liuhlo to "catch cold" like
his w hite brother. They are subject ti
lung troubles. Some are consumptive.
This and the small-pox an 1 olnt-r di
eascs are di-cimatuig their ranks. Ten
years ago there wero 1I.IWJ iKigiM; to
day only a htllu over half that iiiiiiiU-r.
Tho mothers die prematurely. Yoit hud
comparatively few old sqnuw. Inn
tnlxt being rich as a coiiiui.iiiiiy very
fevv of the men will vvor. T.iey livo in
idleness, and that is f u l.il lo a longev ity
based tipull active outdoor hie. Cor.
lie man wiiut tells yer d it dar nin't
noihiii' in 'pcarances is wrong. 1'urii
water neber Imiks iiiuddy. Arkanaw
Tha Oft'tcn CiVUJK I,
laaul Hctt, and March,
iHckfHl, USI1 ax,
'3. tOO lllu.lralliiut - a
wlitil I'lrlnra (.allery.
UIV1-S XV iioI..bI. I'rkra
ff'i-ppi In r.in.Miii-1 1 on all cnoala far
parfnat or familf itrf. 1iIL how to
artiPr, ann K,ra i ni pi
Iktltft run uia, en', Orleh, wear, ul
bar tn Trllh. 'Hint I V A l.l A lll.K
hlNIUi contain InrornialUiB ulratml
from hs tnarkrta if li svoihl. 11
will mail a to,' I llui: 10 any ail
tlrois it.m rrlit of 10 tt, lu i'.i riujr
1 1 jm-uwC cf inallliiH, lt us Utar fium
you. Itntetlullf ,
MONTGOMERY WARD A CO.
tilit Vfaba-.lt Anemic, I blrauo, IU.
We dcrjiix to locate in this
city an aeni.-y (or our Cloth
inj Order Department. A
first-class, competent party
can arrange for a larj;c and
profitable trade. A plea
sant and convenient adjunct
to any other established busi
ness. No risk to agent.
YEARS III USE.
Ti Orsttcit W"jurid Tr.umiio of Uil Agel
r.YfHTOfM OF A
.aaaofiiurlll, iWvrlaeiill, I'aln la
lha bend, Willi a dull annsallun In Ilia
barb pnrl, I'm 1 11 niiilcr Ilia alionlilrr
lii 11 lie, l ullniis nlirr eniliur, vtllh aula
Snelliiuiluii 10 rxrriinnnf builr urnilml,
Irrlliilillltvil'loiMr, l.nw aiiliila, Willi
a ferllngof Unvlnir neulrrlril iiima iluir,
Weariness, lllvaluosa, 1 lullrrlus at Ibn
11 ran, llula linliire llm eyes, lleailarhn
ver llie rlsliC ere, Ileslleaaneaa, wllh
fitful drrnnia, lllrhlr colored I rla, aail
TrTT'W I'l LI. iii'Hiiecliilly mlnptml
to aurli r 11 si's, mm (tune HTur.lii Nucli a
disnK"Of liMilliiirim tonsli uilsli lliniuiirirnr.
nhev lncrrae I hi A iirtllti,aiiil fa. me tlx
bodT 'I'aUa oil frlr.ll, I . . Ilia in I nil II
nourlnlinl.r I lih- rTotile A(lim un
Ilia llBallvrtiiii,lle'tlilal rliuilm. I
vl.ir.. .. I' i li , mill. IV -1,.., w. - .
tuti's mm d
(IlUT llAIIt or l niili!lis clini iri' l In 11
(iI0'V lli.ncu bv 11 aiiipim niMiMini Inn n1
thisIiTH. ll liiiiariHiiiiMliiinf t'liloi', mil
iiisiiiiiianaimsly. buhl hy liriiKK'...w, ir
sunt. bye in,""' mertiaot a.
Offloo, w4 cay St.. Nov; York.
M. W. Hampton,
M't'll Illll'lll'tl, (lltll'llS,
heirs hiui jiii'vi is.
lo (arsvtrytkliiK I tlm C.ut.tr.' llun
sW -r-.TT'li.. k- J VA -
' 1 1 1 lv II. II. II. Ilmxi ,lnlm,.t
I iiiiw lifn lulu Did Aiilt,n,ai,..l li...'..l
life tlll.l llirf Anil, 1 1 . 1
Kor t'ia last U ywiin tlm ll, II, It. r.n
l.liiiaiiMit has been lh hsiiling rumiL'
f iiioim I'suiieisi mid Htm-kini'n fur tlx
PHIil ef Mieioin (Irillwa, Hlllf Jnhlls,
HiTiu, Windfalls, ISiiisi HlmnliWs, le.,
mid for I'siinly V i without an siinal
for lilwii iuuisin. Ni'iimluia, Aelwa, I'slm,
Pnnim, i ii(ii .mil M: ii-nl ii, nf ull eharaeltira,
' II. II. It. I.illillletli lm llmliy illlllK.
i, su I t i etiimt I lm I'uliHii to
' , t ll 'I'is.Ik Var' " II. tl. Jl." It en
i -y lull i I otien i"n-(iaiiu;, pur until
'VW'lwii b't ill Cell! IflM) jk,
coti nv I
Geo. A. Ilardiny, Civcfllst
'ini'mi - '
I lili (.im ti-r ni'i. f v rin A m ri ft of p'irtt .
tri lillt oi. I w h-ili'i. -llii'lir.s M re re. le mlr-il
III ill I'll iil.lllelfi' klll-l .let r ilillol lm "ill III
Pi liil'i'llil" ll Ul'll Hip liiiiltlluits ul l lrl.
,n. ti wrmiit slum ..r pa. 'i v uilrr. MU
lilr III I 'l." ioilL lnkiN-i IM ' l i.u l ii . lisi
, W dl lriil ,S
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May gosd fortuca (ollovr Uio iea Jets o
I Tho Daily Alta
I Ih foTcmost nevreptipor of the IV.c'.f.j
Coast, which prasenta both sulfa cf iCl
matteiaof pubUo l;.toicL Nocnemlti
to punish or frietidi t3 yet, but fair and
truthful with all.
j Tho Weokly Alta
PreseuU the uUo;:(-,3t poutbla ula.'m tc
1 family clrcuhiUr.u. It La Ci'od with
ood loading, sto.les, f.i'hloii notsn, nnj
pay Intelllccnt r.Uciitloii to tho Hons
and rami. Cplcndid ptrmtvini vrllh tht
! Tcnr.Tj cr inn alta.
Br Mali, rotU.'t rn'. In 'l.a UiotiJ bulci ainl
Osllr, (Imhiulnu 8uu.l, t n T. r t N
OalIT, ' " iib.i o lb M
tiitiiUr FitlH". Olio Y. ir 1 im
ftMkiy alia, oug .r t CI
Bond postal card lbqucot for free s.mi
Me copy ol lir.l'y cr Weekly Alta.
Drafta, Checltn, nnd otl'.er lemlttanuce
ihouldbo made payuU) to Uic cider cl
ALTA CALirOimiA TUU. CO.
lion I'i:uGisco, CuUuruhv
IMMUNITY from AititOYANCE
riaitenntr of (he linaat ami heatejnal.
Hy or diluua lor wlibalHuilliiK beak
Evory pfond tlilnp; 13 Oountor
lolt-.oil, nnil conmnrifir Rro OAU
TIONKD niialnt IMITATIONS ol
thoRd Ohlninnya made of VERY
POOIl OIjAfJH. flco that tho oxaol
labol Is on cn.oh chlmnny as above,
Tho Tiarl Top lo alwayo oloar and
II nu 11 ftw tn red 0I.T by
GEO. A MACBETH A CO.
ritlaliHrKh l.o net 4ilna Worlta.
rou dalu by 'dhalerb-
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