Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907, January 09, 1903, Image 2

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    Bohemia Nugget
IXlt W. ItKMItr, Editor and rroo'r.
fiomo men seek Justlco and romo
havo It forced upon mem.
Tlio Trench call It "ft vlo Intense,"
and wo must say u is n reiicr.
It Is because tlio world loves to bo
amused that all tbo world lores
France Is to make the French duel a
fclonr. Ping-pong will surely como In
as a misdemeanor.
Old Mr. Cnleb Towers, of Kentucky,
was comparatively n young mnn when
lio began to bo tried for tho murder of
Somehow a man falls to swell with
Importance when bo Is totd that ho Is
a happy hunting ground for countless
Dr. Mary Walker Is sympathising
with Mrs. Mollncux. It only remains
now for the later to win Mrs, Nation
over to her side.
According to tho opinion of tho av
crago man thcro are a great many
worse and but few better men In the
world than himself.
Tho Bultau of Morocco, who has had
tho skulls of twenty rebels nailed to
the gates of Fez, can beat tho yellow
Journals at making "scare heads."
Mr. Carnegie's former prlvato secre
tary finys that tho chief characteristic
of tho cront philanthropist Is "his
egregious vanity." We beg to differ.
It Is his egregious bank roll.
A German scientist has found that
12,000,006 bacteria Inhabit tho skins of
half a pound of cherries. The loncsomo
worm Inside, however, Is tho fellow
that causes most of tbo trouble.
After perusing the President's mes
sago any railroad that does not block
Its frogs should not croak If It gets
Into trouble. An unblocked frog Is a
bootjack that often takes the man off
with tho boot.
A New York man has been arrested
for helping another to commit suicide.
The fellow who shoots another for re
fusing to stand still and be robbed
might bo held on a similar charge It
ho could ever bo caught.
Two deputy United States marshals
in a northwestern State who traveled
on passes and then charged their rail
road fare to tho government have been
sent to the penitentiary to reflect. Sup
pose a member of Congress should
travel on a pass and then accept mile
"Allah does not count from life the
days spent In tho chaso," says the
Arab. Lovers of outdoor games do
not deduct from their estimated length
of days the time passed In seeing or
playing. Ono reason Is that the open
air is now more popular than at any
nnrlnH lni A rlntn '
Kepresentatlves of French, Belgian,
Dutch, German, Austrian and English
inllways met in Paris recently to make
arrangements for a through train ser
vice from the French capital across
Europe and Asia to Pekln. When these
through trains are operated they will
make the Journey across the United
States by rail seem short in compari
son, for it will take eighteen or nine
teen days to cover the distance between
tho terminals.
Anyone who thinks the world Is not
growing more tolerant should compare
the situation of Jews In London seventy-five
or a hundred years ago with
the status of the English Jew to-day.
Sir Marcus Samuel, the new Lord
Mayor of London, belongs to the race
in fact, ho Is the fourth Jewish Lord
Mayor and bo had his Inaugural pro
cession pass through Petticoat Lane
In the heart of the ghetto last mouth
to show his people that they were win
ning honors among the Gentiles.
"England is years ahead of us in
some things," says one of the three
American generals who Inspected tho
German army maneuvers and were en
tertained In London ou their way back,
"but we bad a running start In story
telling a hundred years ago, and she will
never catch up." The generals, famous
story tellers, carried a batch of good
stories nbroad, and told them to kings,
lesser nobilities and grizzled warriors,
to the great Joy of the hearers and the
general benefit of humanity. This is a
kind of American Invasion that rouses
no protest from press or Parliament)
yet we shall And it much easier to do
business with commercial rivals after
they and we have laughed together.
A great New York church has a mod
ern pawnshop connected with Its par
ish bouse. Last year tho loans reach
ed tho large sum of eighty thousand
dollars. Tbo rato of interest charged
is ono per cent a mouth a small frac
tion of that charged by the profen
slonal leaders. That it Is the worthy
and honest who are helped by the
scheme Is proved by tho fact that of
tho two hundred thousand dollars lent
during tho last three years, less than
noveu hundred dollars lias been lost.
Of courso strict business principles are
observed in tbo shop, but there is al
ways a sympathetic heart behind the
method, and tho loan may bo followed
by that personal friendship and i-er-vice
which are for tho distressed nt
onco a safeguard and a blessing.
"Mrs. Domnlls, of Honolulu," Is the
way tho Washington newspaper re
porters wrlto it Tbo lady borself
signs: "II. M. Queen LIUoukalanl."
Mrs. Domlnls Is located at the Ebbett
House at tho capital and with her
lobby Is waiting for Congress to give
her $3,000,000 as compensation for
crown lands confiscated by the Hawa
Ian republic. She will doubtless wait
a long tlmo. "Queen LU" Is the victim
of hor own perversencss. Whether on
the throne or off she has conspired un
til she alienated her best friends. In
trying to disfranchise all except the
natives she alienated the tax payers,
DO per cent of whom favored her reign,
She kept tho Hawaiian in n, constant
turmoil. Even when this woman was
dethroned because her government
was Intolerable sbo was treated with
great clemency. Sho was given a large
Income and tho crown lands were left
Intact, Hut tbo queen persisted. Sho
smuggled tiro arms and organized re
volt. Her dynamlto plot, by which sho
sought to kill hundreds of Innocent
men, women and children was most
diabolical. The woman does not need
money. If Congress should pay lid
sum a largo part of It would go to
lobbyists. Sho has forfeited all claims
and should retire from public gaze.
Beside. God Is tired of Queens.
Modern Soelctr." of London, won
ders how tho American women enu bo
content to bo tho wives of "mere dollar
sharks." "What kind of homo Is It,"
asks tho paper, "where tho man Is nt
tho dally grind by 8 a. m. and hardly
sees his home In his basto to get dol
lars?" "How does tho American man,"
It asks further, "accumulate money ns
fast ns bis wlfo spends itl" Theio
questions must make any American
smile, particularly the laBt one. No
doubt. Modern Society would be pleas
ed to bo ablo to tell Its readers how to
make money ns fast as tho American
docs. Hut It would bo of no ndvautngo
tfl them to know the recipe. Tho fill
cacy Is not in that, but in the spirit and
the conditions. As a matter of fact,
and notwithstanding the European be
lief to the contrary, the man in this
country strives no harder to mnko
money than do the men of Europe. The
average European works a lifetime, as
hard and as effectively as ho knows
how, for a compctcucc. Wo put more
Intelligence and enthusiasm Into the
strife than they do and our industrial
conditions and resources nro more fa
vorable than theirs, but the longing for
money is no stronger here than else
where. It Is doubtful If it Is ns strong.
All things arc planned nnd executed
on a largo scale in this country
wealth-creating among tho rest Eu
ropeans may imagine wo live an in
tense life narrowed down to tho one
aim of getting rich, but they Imagine
wrongly. Wo tnke our business affairs
no more seriously than they do tneir
own. Ours are larger ana orouuer
than theirs, but so arc our men larger
and broader than their men. We car
ry the big load quito as lightly and a
good deal more Joyfully than they do
tbo light one. And American women
do not suffer neglect. Money opens tho
way to a broader social life for the
average American woman than Is even
dreamed of by tho average womau 6f
Europe. Tho American wife, even
among the less well-to-do classes, has
a home of tier own to loot nncr nnu
to take pride in. She docs not drudga
and dree her life away In a small shop
or in the field, as unnumbered thou
sands of her European sisters do. She
has time and means for as broad an
outlook as that of her .husband. She
is not merely his wife, but his equal
and his comrade.
German Astronomer Claims
Have Discovered Tnem.
We seem to be getting on familiar
terms with neighboring worlds. With
Mara and Its Intrlcato system of ca
nals. If not its actual Inhabitants,
thanks to the delicate Investigations of
late years, everybody Is pretty well ac
quainted. Now Herr Arcudt, who Is a
German, and, therefore, not a trlfler,
announces the discovery of mountains
on Venus. To observers hitherto the
planet has seemed wrapped In an Im
penetrable envelope of cloud, which.
when near the earth. Is tue cause of
Its astonishing brilliancy; but Herr
Areudt. who has bad tho Instruments
of the Urania observatory at iierlln
to work with, considers that he has
detected markings on Venus which In
dicate tho presence of great eleva
tions, seen from time to time through
the clouds surrounding It
Novel as the suggestion Is, It Is but
revival of an old Idea. Long ago
Schroter fancied bo saw evidence of
mountains on Venus in tho raggedness
of the terminator that Is. the line
where light and shade meet, such as
the Inner line of the crescent moon.
He went so far as to measure them.
and announced that they were twen
ty-live miles high. Hut then no one.
bad believed him. Markings have been
noticed on the bright planet from very
early times, from which It was con'
eluded that It rotated in about twen
ty-four hours. Its day being the same
length as our own. Herr Arendt's ob
servations point to the same results.
In direct contradiction to Schlapar-
elll's famous theory that Venus, held
by tidal Influence, always turns the
same face to the sun, as the moon docs
to the earth. London Globe.
Furniture Vans.
Arrangements havo been made by a
New York company to ship household
goods In vans from any city In the
United States to any part of Europe.
Goods once placed In the vans are
not unpacked until arrival at the de
sired point where the vun I taken
charge of by tbo agents of the com
pany. New vans are to be built to
meet the requirements of a transat
lantic trip. They will be built quite.
strong In order to withstand tbo strain
of hoisting on shipboard when loaded
and are to be covered with a thin
sheeting of steel to protect tho con
tents from dampness while on chip
Tho Missing
"With all ber faults," sighs tbo hen
pecked husband, "I love her still."
Ah, some touch of the olden glamour
of lovo has been wafted In upon his
aching benrtl
The witchery of affection onco again
Is manifesting Itself.
Whnt an Inspiration! To hear him
declare thus, after all that he has
endured I Hut listen he speaks fur
ther; "I love her still," he sighs again.
"Hut the trouble Is sho never Is still."
Baltimore American. '
A San Francisco boy will get well
from an accident with part of his
brains gone. Sclenco Is proving every alcohol, and only through vegetarian
day that brains are not moro essential Ism, bo contended, could total absth
to living than many peoplo have bus-' nenco bo made universal,
pectcd. Baltimore American. j The unique article of his creed re
g-asa. , .r..i.. viy,.,:.,;
Br noiMS Jtatf, 6r Cartoonist (Hrltfen April 14, It03.)
There Is no telling wliou tue art or
caricature begun. There are a number
of grotesque that have come down to
us from earliest Egyptian times. The
Greeks employed pictures to emphasise
their satire, nnd so did the Itomans.
All through the Middle Ages there were
numberless example of "grotequerle,"
which, curiously enough, were used lu
enforclug the doctrines of tho Church
by means of satirizing tho devil. Hut
tho eighteenth century was me ueytiay
of the cartoon.
. ovorrumilnB
thence across the Channel Into England,
cnturlsts carried everything before It; nud It Is safe to say
that we read the history of the time with clearer vision and
with more accuracy of detail for tho mirror which the
caricaturists held up to reflect tho striking peculiarities of
tho men and events passing before It. Gautlcr mentioned
a Spanish cartoonist, Frnuelsco Gaya
ture of ltcmbrandt, Wnttenu ond ltabelals, who preceded
the two great caricaturists of the latter half of tho elgh'
teenth century: George Crulkshauk, In England, and Mous,
Charlet, In France.
It has been reserved for America,
forth a new race of caricaturists, which,
ter title, may be called the personal
seize upon the characteristics of an Individual and so ex
aggerate them that the subjects of the cartoons arc known
by tho most prominent features In their physical, mental
or moral make-up.
Perhaps we American look nt tho
more than other people, hut certain It
and better cartoonists than elsewhere. The very quick
uess with which we boo the point of n Joko demands equal
facility lu portraying drollery In a cartoon. We sketch
boldly nnd leave much of tho unnecessary detail to our
slower cousins. Then. too. our public events happen with,
such startling rapidity that a cartoon of yesterday's do
ings would ho flat to-day, and we must keep very much
nllve nnd be ready for a political chango over night. In
other words, tho alert American must have depicted In his
cartoon the very traits of character that have made him
what he Is the quickest and brightest of men.
Br Harriet A. Armstrong.
Despite the romantic nnd affectionate elements
In It, much of marriage resolves Itself Into a com
monsenso partnership. If people only realized
this there would be fewer liquidations In love
and bankruptcies In matrimony. If women were
not so fond of hugging grievances nnd thinking
themselves martyrs for nothing at all, few mar
ried folk would "drift apart" A woman thinks
her liusbaud has slighted her. Perhaps be has.
Anyway. If sue mints uo lias, u s jusi
point of view as if he really had. Sometimes sbo say noth
ing. Sometimes sho snys too much!
In the first case she goes about with a sense of Injury
smarting within her. Of course. If she Is In this frame of
mind, sho Is naturally on the lookout, for more slights and
Injuries. And It Is m easy always to find what we look
for. Presently ber heart swells with all tho Indignities
and martyrdom sho thinks she has been subject to. Per
haps the whole situation has nrlscn from a misunderstand
ing; nnd Jock or Jim would be horrified could he see the
big mountain of martyrdom which has nrlsen from the
molehill of that careless action or sentence of his.
Now, we wilt tnke the case of the wife who docs not
Its Essential Teuet Is that Men Shalt
ISat No Meat
It may not be known to many that
there is a Vegetarian Church, whose
chief tenet Is that men should cut no
meat. This church has only ono meet
ing bouse In America ami only forty
members here. In England It has only
one meeting house, nnd only seventy
five members. And yet It Is a church
nearly 100 years old. Its American
meeting house I In Philadelphia, nnd
its American leader Is Hev. Henry S.
Clubb, an old-time friend of' Horace
In ISO" an Englishman, HcV. W.
Cowherd of Manchester, founded this
branch of the Ulble Christians, and to
day, after the passage of nearly 100
years, they are still existent and are
still almost unknown. In their two
churches the English one, in Man
chester and tho American ono In
Philadelphia It Is posslblo to see llttlo
children whose fathers nnd mothers,
grandfathers nnd grandmothers, nnd
whose great-grandfathers and great
grandmothers never once in their lives
tasted meat; little children are as Ig
norant of the taste of meat as ordinary
persons are Ignorant of the taste of
human flesh. For vegetarianism Is the
chief article of their creed.
With their century of abstinence
from meat they afford a good example
of tho effect of vegetarianism on man
kind. Their records, which appear to
have been kept carefully, cover uliout
'MO cases, and show that;
Tho average longevity of a mem Dor
of tho sect is Ul.
Ho is not In his old age obliged to re
tort to fulso teeth.
Hid eyes In seven cases out of ten
do not over require spectacles.
Ills weight keeps closo to the normal
or proper weight his framo und height
demand, never approaching either to
corpulence or to emaciation.
He U singularly freo from rheuma
tism and dyspepsia.
Dr. Cowherd, founder of the church,
was a Swedeiiborglan, and held that
meat eating was at tho base of the
crime of tho world. It mado men cruel
nnd because they slaughtered animals
dally they were blind to tho wrong of
slaughtering their follows by tho bullet
in warfare and by the nooso In crlm
liml law. It mado men also thirsty for
' ' 1 1 m i lAiitrh 111 ftllClTV. I
linm.l llentlv nier
Heglmilng In France,
llt0 Holland, nnd
the flood of cart
y I.uclcntrs. mix
JAUCa J, IlltX.
they are destined to
tho top of Its prospei
however, to bring
for lack of n bet
cartoonists men who
lilt, il still till Uini i i
of this opinion.
droll side of life
Is we hnvo more
Of course I nm
.leas nuoui .... .Bs
have said, but there
. ivw.
ns oau iruui uer
factions together
do whnt I right
In It earlv day
that the ouly way to
but It Is my theory
heart you establish
ennuot lie broken.
i .m
that I know to settle
aOLFEItS who desire to pluy their favorite game In a parlor can now
do so, u quick-witted Inventor having fashioned the neccsanry appara
tus. This npparutus, or game, consists of n board, n cup and obstruc
tions which represent bunkers. The board Is of flexible fabric, and has an
elastic surface, and on It nre marks Indicating n golf courso. Tho cup repre
sents one of the holes, nnd extends above the surface of the board, and tho
latter, when not In use. Is so constructed thnt It can lie rolled or folded Into
a small compass. In a game of this kind n disk Is nsed Instead of a ball,
and the aim of each player I to get It over the course and obstructions nnd
Into the cup. Croquet, cricket nnd even baseball have been played In par
lors, and there Is no reason why golf should not prove equally attractive.
quires Its members to abstain from
eating flesh, flsh or fowl as food; from
drinking Intoxicating liquors of all
kinds; from war and capital punish
ment nnd slavery. So rigorous Is this
article that It Is hardly strange that
tho sect has not flourished.
Dr. Cowherd died lu 1810, and the
following year a band of his follow
ers ramo to tho United States, itev.
Henry 8. Clubb has been their pastor
since 1870.
Only a Btenoaraphcr's l'lnce, That
Was a Hteppluit Htone.
Tho probable appointment of Mr.
Cortelyou, secrctnry to the President
to tbo head of tho now Department of
Commerce, brings blm In tho public
gazo more strongly than ever. Mr.
Cortelyou's rise to a cabinet position
has been rapid and unusunl. Thcro Is
a man out In Ottumwn, la., n quiet
citizen retired from nctlvo life, who by
a very small act turned Mr. Cortelyou
Into tho path which has led him
steadily up to the present remark
able career. This man wns entering
tho office of his brother In Now York
one day when ho narrowly missed col
liding with a young man whoso seem
ingly desperately discouraged state of
mind made him careless of his direc
tion. When tho gentleman stepped In
to the offico he questioned his brother
as to whnt ho had dono to tho young
man to cause blm to bo so down
hearted. "I did. nothing," was the answer,
"except to tell him that I had nothing
for him to do. He applied for work."
"What can he do'r"
"Ho Is a stenographer."
"Send your office boy after blm (in
n fnnrli-il wrmiff. Kim belotnr to tho
typo which say too much, Temper on both sides are
aroused, nnd each gives utterance to rather hnrli sentl -
monts, which neither really feel. A "misunderstanding"
arise, and who can say where It will end!
Few among us quarrel with those we lovo over things
that really mailer. As n rule great crlsc In our live, real
troubles, and deep sorrows draw u much closer to those
with whom wo share them. It I the little nagging trifle.
tho criss-crosses, and trivialities over which estrangement
and deep resentments arise.
Br J. J. Hill. mtHent sirert jvortarrn Rails sr.
I am not ono of those fellows who
cross their bridges before they come to
them, "alarmists," I think you
them. I nm disposed I to bo cheerful
about most thing. Hut I cnu't svo
anything In tho present financial sltua-
lion to cause mo to do any rejoicing.
Thing look serious, Hiey are bad n
ready, and. what's more to tho point
grow worse. This country tins reached
erlty. If tho serious downward move-
ment lias not already negun. it is not rar otr.
There are more reasons than ono for bl: chief among
them Is the uncertain state of mind In wh ch tho Now ork
mnn el ti.1 li.iKia.iti'na -.tais line tit ! t iTtiitatrt nlnli L lliil
va 4 will tti J lu - mvvi ( i j ire (tin
worst thing on earth for the moneyed Interest of a coun-
,7:0no . 10S Ui,nff 10 ,00f ,0 .?, .,.ret t0,r ,upErt
Tight money Is not felt thcro nlonc. Tho
manufacturing district are suffering already. Their suf
fering will Increase as things grow worse. Good evidence
can be found, too, among builders. Where they were re-
cclvlng order for five building, a year ago they are lucky
If they are getting ono to day.
not saying that my opinion Is held by
everybody. Prolintily n good many men who nnvo positive
..... ..ns.y cvu.r.... e.i-ry... ug
are ninny peoplo who agree with me.
Br Vntttd State Senator Itanna.
Orcnnlzatlon of capital ha como to
stay. Just as organized lalior has corns
to stay, and for the same reason-It I
necessary. You cannot separate the In-J
terests of capital nud labor. If It Is
good for ono to be organized for any .
i t .... ..I
purHse, .1 is feu", mr iiiu viuvr mr i.iv
snmo reason. They nro both good and
necessary ns applied to our conditions'
today nud our development for the fu
ture. The combination of capital has
I, r.. in-lit in nnr Imliistrlnl Institutions
greater economic result; It has brought an Increase In
trade and higher wages to the lalwrer. As capital Is or-
gnnlzed nnd produce beneficial result, labor, which was
organized many years before, will bo tho first to feel and
recognize Its effects. We must strive to bring tho different
upon tho ground tunt botn side want to
organized Inbor went upon tho theory
settle labor difficulties was to strike,
that It Is becoming recognized that
there Is a better way to settle sucn uincrenccs. jiy ineory is
that If you bring men together In a way to make them
know each other and If you appeal to the head and tho
a bond between tho two fnctlon that
We should remember tho Golden Hulo
tn Its nrliielnlo. This Is the onlr war
the dispute between capital nnd labor.
me.llnli.lvr' tl-lllMl wnm ,. nnlnl.l.
done, nud young Mr. Cortelyou for ho
ti wn. i,m,i lu.r, !, .,.. ..
"You nre a stenographer!" was asked
"Yes. sir."
"How soon can you go to work!"
"This minute."
"All right Hurry right over to tho
post office department I Just left
there, and while I wns In the office I
heard them say that they needed a
Monographer badly. .1 think you will
l. In 1 1 in,, tn cot Hi,, ntni-n"
It Is needless to sny that Mr. Cortel
. -.
you hurried. Ho got tho place. Phil
adelphia Saturday Evening Post
amorally Used.
A discussion has been started In Ger
many, urging that German children
drop tho words "mama" nnd "papa"
In favor of "Mutter" (mother) and
"Voter" (father). "How," say they,
"can anybody prefer tho unmeaning
'miinima' to tho deep nnd Impressive
mnlloeV Mnll.ln- i-nn .nnlnn
German the word 'Mutter.' certainly
not the French mnmmn.' A certain 1
philologist, however, nsks how It can'
bo suggested that tho word ''mntuma' i
Is derived from tho French, seeing that
It Is probably to bo found In all Ian-1
guages of tho world. In the numerous ' ."r1 r ? """"" ' growing m
dialects of Africa, nnd In India, the cou"try, '"!"'0''''' r ta
word Is 'mamma,' which Is given as '".n' w" '''" ess ty Is pro
a tltlo of honor to every elderly dnmo vl',C1' ,0J wo Bl'ri',y olll,1 ' 1,0 vcr
deserving of cstcom nnd- respect. l,rou? of,T w accomplishment Wc
Mnmma' nnd 'papa' (boba) nro so gen-,c? ?"" .prl't,y fnlr chcHW ,0 KJ
. .. . ... . . 1 nlnnir with It. inn.
orally uscu in an pans or mo world.
that they probably dato back some
thousands of years."
A famine of silver dimes annoys the
averago mnn more than thu scarcity of
el.OOO bills.
pjuh i ih i inn i r.ii 111 ucki i 1
Wis Lover Discovered Objectionable
Trait In His Hneethenrl.
This Incident occurred In Washington
not very long ago) I
A young matt was caning upon "
Irl to whom ho was engaged. Thu
couplo were sitting ou tho front step (
of tho girl's homo, an hour or so w
fore tho fall of darkness, when they
noticed tho cat Attached to tlio nousu-
buhl of tho girl's family going down
, the step lending to tho basement area
with n tiny Held mouse lu lis mouth,
That cat had caught tho tnottso lu tho
vacant lot alongHtdo tho house,
Dropping tho tiny mouse over In n
corner of tho area tho eat prowled to
' torture the lltllo animal after tho nc-
copied fellna fashion,
I Sho would permit tho mouse to run
away alniut a yard or no, protending
Hint ho didn't know (hat there wn n
mouse within mile, nnd then shn
would Jump out, mill thn mouse will)
her foot nnd tos It back to tho corner.
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,, wm, t Cum, ,,, nm, B,nr,.
cd to run, nnll It again. Tho ttuy
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mr nm, ,t ,, ,(K)k t U cnt ,,,.
m, . , mi wouU, .,
.,, r ,, ...i.i. i.r ,,. n, .
, ... , blnsliiB oclatlcnlly '
nm, ,1(,r , MvlllMnK, Bomo natural
historians sny that there I uo animal
Mrocll,ull,y ,, Kolltngly cruel ns
or,,nnr m,rr, domesticated
,bnt .. ,,, , Mlowl
Klrl to whom ho was engaged..
"Is only n youngster yet. Strike inn.
he ought to have a chance for in
W,n0 alley" I
..,, , fc .. fM 10 R,rl I
, cht , u ,mmI( wll,j,.nml1v nml r..Pinti,.i. reirardlmi
'.,.., of .,. . ' u,. tor..
turP, ( ,), rnj,
..., tlltl.k It horrible to see
' ,Mlnr . ,.. . worM
of It that way?" he asked the girl, with
a slight nnto of surprise In hi tone.
Sho made no reply, but, still with her
chin resting In her hands, gazed calmly
at tho cat tossing tho diminutive
mouse Into the nlr and stepping on It
and dabbing nt It with her paw and
picking It up In her mouth nnd throw
Ing It down ngaln.
KMIm c.t Int., Ili.t lit. .. nlil the
...... -
girl, nfter awhile.
"Hut that kind don't." said the young
man. a bit earnestly. "That'a
mouse, nnd field mice don't Iwther any
I The mouse wns sitting up In Hip area
corner, with Its tiny forepiw folded
In front In a very pleading nltjtude,
while tho cnt gazed with expanding
eye nt It Iwforo In-glnnlng to dab nt It
I 1 ul "nK " B,vo mouse n run
ror us inw marine. ni.i mo young
mnn. getting up from the steps nnd
starting down the area step.
, "-.
qulolly. but never removing her gnzc
from tho sight of tho tortured mouse.
' yoK iopi". .........
am. iuohm. up n. Kir.
want to give tho mous.. n chance
to get away." ho snld. "Hurvly yuu
don't find enjoyment In wntrhlnx n
poor llttlo la-ast getting handled that
"You don't hnvo to look nt It If you
don't want to," said the girl, with a
certain hardness In her tone. "Let the
cat nlonc."
Tho young fellow git nil steadily nt
her for half a minute, but sho didn't
nppear to nntlco this. She wn too In
tent upon the deviltry of the cnt
After twenty minutes of torturing
It prey. In tho course of which It
broke the mouse' log so Hint the tiny
rodent could only hobble In Its efforts
to run nwny. the cat ato tho mouse.
Tho girl never took her eye f nun the
cnt until the cnt had finished It prey.
Then sho gnvit n sort of satisfied sigh
ns she emerged from her fascinated
"Well, tho cat tin had Ikt supper,"
sho said In a matter-of-fact tone to
her fiance.
"Good-night," he snld to her. nnd he
tipped hi lint tn her and walked down
the street without looking bark.
This happened two months ngo, says
tho Washington Star. The young fel
low hasn't culled upon her since. There
Is going to bo no marriage.
Fin He Hlnlo.
A fleshy young mnn, wenrlng a loud
checked suit and u pair of yellow pat
ent leather shoes, .stood outside n fash
ionable West End restaurant ono even
ing recently, and talked volubly to two
"I think," ho snld, "that sho'a ono of
tho prettiest young girls I ever saw.
And she's so smart, nnd all Hint There
'""'f nlB lmt do,,1'1 kw "'"J
can't do. She swims and rides and
plyB ul" . , ."tnm,,ru"
and can do anything about tho house
that any other girl can do. I tell you,
she' fin do sizzle."
"What's that!" asked ono of tbo
Tho flashy young man hesitated for
a moment
"She's fin de sizzle, I said."
' Vi o f ' I he frie id
.88X00 0110 Or 1110 melius.
"You mean fin do nozzle, don't you!"
. ttV-,, " .,,..1 II,- flnill. V VA.I.H, ,nn,t
evidently much relieved. "Fin do soz-
zle, that's It I thought flu do
didn't sound right all tho tlmo."
AmerloaifMado Mnuaroul.
If nil reports are true thcro does not
seem to bo any good eason for our not
making our own macaroni nud en I Ing
It, too. We are beginning to have the
nincaronl wheat In Inrgo quantities,!
I UfBCtOrU'S Wallt llnllllll IllboieiS to
lv? tl'elr plunt nn Italian color, and,
,uulr I'rollc'" Kalian flavor, they
cn" those
J1'"10,'1 l,erc' Mo"t of "r cooli" "et"1.
0 ,nko n,co"r 1,1 l;ook ""cnroi.l,!
!'owvcr, before wo can l.aye the per-
Lost Her Head for a Tlmo.
"Sho seems to hnvo lost her bend ovei
that young man,"
"Yes; I saw it on his shoulder."
Philadelphia Ilullctln.
The Old Heslnn.
Nlith lo a grnvo that wns newly nmdo
leaned a sexton old oil his earth worn
His uurk wns done, nml In paused to
Tho finiernl Irnln nt the open gate.
A relic of loumm dnjs wns lie,
And his locks were uruy ns tho foniiiy
And thesu words ciimo f rum Ids' lips so
"I gnther them In, I gnther them In,
Outlier, gather, I gnther ttitui In.
"1 gnther them In I for mini nml boy,
Yenr nfter year of grief nml Joy,
I've liulliled the houses thnt lie nrimiid
lu every iimik of tills Imrlnl ground.
Mother nud dnuuhter, fnther nnd son,
I'niiitf to mr solitude, one by one,
Hut come they stronger or riiino lliry
I gather them In, I gather lliem In.
"Mnuy nre with me, yet I'm nlnn.
I'm king uf tho deml, nml 1 mnko my
Ou n monument slnh vf innrhln mi ll
My seepter of rule Is the spnde I hold,
Come they from coltngv ur coinu they
from hnll,
Mankind nre my subjects, nil, nil. nlll
Muy they lulter lu plensiiru or tollfully
I gnther Ihrm In, I gnther them In,
"I gather them In, nml their flunl rest
Is here, down here, In the enrth's dnrk
And the svzton ceased ns the finiernl
Wound mutely over Hint solemn plain,
And I said to in) self I "When limn Is
A mliihtlrr vole thnu that sexton's old
Will l heard u'rr the Inst trump's dread
ful din
t gather them In, I gather Ihrm In,
Gather, snthrr, gather them In."
Park lU-nJniiilii.
Then Y.m'lt Hemem her Me,
When other lips nud other lienrts,
Their tales of lore shall tell,
In language- whoso excess Imparls,
The luiwer they feel so well.
There may perhaps In suel. a scene,
Home recollection he.
Of days that have ns happy been,
Then you'll remember me.
When coldness ur deceit shnll slight,
The beauty now they prlie.
And deem It but n faded tight,
Thnt beams within your eyes.
When hollow henrts shall wear a msk,
Tw 111 break your own to see.
In such moment I but nk,
That you'll remember me.
How Oe.l. Hlusl Cowed n llltf I'ellon
In New York City.
A New York newspaper writer, wliu
was an Intimate friend of tlen. I'raii.
Klgel. lately deceased, tells mi anecdote
which Illustrates that llttlo warrior's
pugnacity and during, says the Wash
ington Post.
"Hroailway knew Klgel very well,"
says this scribe, "nud Park How knew
him better.
The mnrtlnl spirit was III Klgel to
tho v.ry last, I fancy. It was tlieto
three year ago certainly. I hnd met
tho General walking slowly up llro.ul
wny about dinner time, nud suggiwtcd
dining nt n certain well-known German
restaurant on Forty-second street nowr
Hrondwny. Ho was agrviiible. During
tho meal ho told n few Just a few
war reminiscences, In Hint delightful
dialect which lent to them n keen zest
because )ou must need hear every
word to understand the narrative, I
chanced to recall that a revival of
'Shenandoah' wa being given nt the
American Theater, two block nway.
" 'Why not go!' I asked.
"'Yes.' ho explained, with enthusi
asm, 'we will go.'
"Had Ilrotisou Howard been present
to have seen the laughter, the tears,
tho linger, the Joy of that little Geriiinu
soldier n the story of love and war
was unfolded It might hnvo Inspired
him to another drama equally worthy,
"A wo were leaving the theater, the
Utile General, bubbling over with en
thusiasm, a big, raw-honed man, half
Intoxicated, said:
"All that rot nlwilt Phil Shrrldnnl
Ho wn a poltroon! A cownrdl'
"Blgel heard him, and sprang Imme
diately forward. Slinking hi lists lu
the big mnu's face, he shouted:
" 'Dumkopf I Schaasfskopf 1 Komm
liernus. Ich aching dlr den kupf nbt'
"Hut tho big man did not accept tho
Invitation! Tho fighting terrier of 71
years had cowed the St. Herniirdl
"I rather gues that wa Franz Slgel
all through life!"
Mower Hunters In 1mii.iI.iii,
The London sewer hunter before
commencing operation pi-ovldes him
self with a bull's-eye lantern, n canvas
apron nnd n pole some seven or right
feet In length, having nil Iron attach
ment nt ono end somewhat In the shape
of a hoe. For greater convenience thu
lantern Is Invariably fixed to tho right
shoulder, so that when walking the
light Is thrown ahead, nud when slop
ping Its rays shine directly at his feet.
Thus nccoutered he walk slowly
through tho mud, feeling with his
linked feet for anything unusunl, nt
tho snmo tlmo rnklng the accumulation
from the walls and picking from thu
crevices any article ho sees. Nothing Is
allowed lo escape blm, no mutter what
Its value, provided It Is not valueless,
snys Chambers' Old Iron,
pieces of rope, bones, current coin of
tho realm and articles of pinto and
Juwelry all Is good fish which eome:i
to tho hunter's net
Why I lu Needed Moro Hnlnry,
Employer Why, I raised your salary
only four weeks agol
Employe-1 know; but Hint's Just thu
matter. In trying to llvo tip to thu
nil so I naturally overdid It Huston
Point or View.
Matilda Isn't It too bud thnt flow
ers fade!
Lovelorn but Poor Youth-Yea, but
It's n good thing for tho florists, New
York Times.
Mnny n man Is considered nhopu
less foul on account of his hopefulness.
A lot of unimportant happenings nre
llostpoucd on account of tho wcutlior,