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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 20, 1903)
; A Talo of the Early Settlors I
X DY AUSTIN C. DUriDICIC ?
'I'll IWll lolupiiiiliina walked mi fur
antmi distance without apcnklug, fur I licy
Imtli li nit plenty tn think nf, nnd well
seemed hi lime Ihnuglila Mhlcli ii wish
ril In keep from Iho nlher, (liitilMtrt
wna Hid Ural In break tliii alien, e.
"Lniila," li naked, In n tinlf i-nroleaa
tnlif, "doea Hlniiiii Luhnls luvu jour sla
ter?" huttls fnltly started nt lliu Mrnugo
ninl itftcr icgurdlng lilt emu-
imitloii fur it moment, ns If In ttaaiiro
lilmaclf Unit liu heard nrlglil, liu re
plied: "hum her? HI i llvtt l.uiilso? Wlmt
In J utt a ri V"
"I menu wlmt I ink. Unit Hlinoii Lo
. ImU ever thought uf marrying villi
"Why, whnl n iiitnllon! Am your wit
turned? Hut why ilo ynti ink?"
"Hlniply hoi-nii.n I -I wished lu know,"
"Hut lluiipiirl, ynti auapect anmcihlng.
NuW, Ollt Willi It. If ),I lot II HIP, It'll
tut' nil. Am I nut right?"
"I onniiut any tliut I renltjr suapfct,
Irfiula, lull I run mo sumo small atruwa
In tho win. I, ninl I ahuitld llku lu Iiml
which wny Ihfjr He,"
"lli n ln-nil. Hpe.tk mi."
"Tlii li listen, I-itll). Vim liMtril llm
aliancr lltul ml lllluhi tiiitiln when Juil
naked li I lit tvliu 'til him lu kill tta? I In
at! 1.1 Hi..) ill. I nut menu to kill jiiii. I)n
Juil believe spukn the Irnlli linn?"
"Vea, tloup; tin.)- meant In kill linn uf
nt, ninl only mio. Tlm nrronr Hint cnim
lii'itr your lii-n. I wna nn-nlit fur juu, uiily
)uu tiittat hare, moved ttftrr the shaft
alaiied. Hnd ihi-y tiloulit death fur liulli
nf iia, no ali.iiil.l tin rally hare known
what klllt-il tia, fur linn tlioy Mould hnvo
Ix'i'ii nl liottiu hi ilii-lr wurk. When wu
aliirled tip. Ihc-y rotilil nut w ell ali.i.it Jim
wltliutii endangering my llfi', ninl tlttia
tlii-y gut bothered, They worn mistaken
In their ratliiiniu uf my character, fur
llu-y really U-lloviil, when lltt-y drew
lln'lr lumalinnka. nn.l commenced their
death hunt an. I dance, thai wu (111111111 Ihj
frightened tun uf our v. lla."
"They wt-rti lulatakcii, lit Irulb," return
l (luupnrl. An. I Hicii, In it changed
Inne, ho a. I. list, "Hut J oil ai-n they mount
tu kill mi', titiil utily capture juu. Nuw,
what il.ii-a It mean? ('nil Jim liifurin lut
uf ntiy puulbln pin Mlii.rrtiH tu hang n
Pur aome ilUtmi o I.011I walked
tliuiiiilitfiilly on, ninl when Im apoki', Ilia
voice aa tt-ry law nn.l distinct.
"V.iil naked mi' If Simon l,olwU loved
my alater? Iln.l yutt any reason fur sin-IM-.-tltic
an. It n thing?"
ll aa now Juup.irl' turn lu hesitate,
lull It wna nut fur a Ihiik time.
"I li n v at ri-nantt tu Ih-IIovo Hint Im balca
mr. Nuw, why aliutilil lit lie hi? Whllu
1 knew liliu In I'ritnri', w wrru mi tlin
Hunt filrli.lly tiTnu. Tu In) attri', I ttaisl
In U-at Mill at thu platul, tt limn Im
tiiuro than mnilu up fur It lit tin- awur.l
play. Hut wu wrru tin- In-at frlrlula Im
ak'lunlili. Nuw, liuni'irrr, liu liniua tir
frnra im-, nn.l thu mori' In trim lu III. In
ll. tin- muru plainly ran I mt It. Nun-,
s Initio ruiiii-a It, If nut f rum lili fmr uf
"(luttparl, tlii'n-'a n almtr uf aitlHtniiru
tlii'ii't Yii I ni iI,mmIiI iUmI Nitmitt
wna n iitnii tu low iltt-ply."
"Tu lur wltat?"
"Why any fi-malu."
"Ah." rrtiirinil (lutipnrt, "Im may liari
a alrunii nlfiHtliin, liuvti'trr, fur kiiihj
Hi. Miami. I plm-v uf luiril, yellow pil.l.
Tlu il)luif mail anl.l, If you ri-niuinlx-r.
Hint tlmru wna a alrnimo lilnl In thu
"I tnliilit linvo funrwl Hint miaplrlon
woittil fnll on mi, liail not I Ihs'H miu of
thu Inti-iiiluil il.'tlina. Hut lull itlu, liilla,
what you llilnk of it."
"I kiiun not what to tliluk uowl Hut
you Inn i' luiti'hwl u atrnnav mllit. Vt
trill wait-It HIliHiil I.tilwla wliun wu tvnilt
"Vi will," tillfnil (lotiimrl, wiiivrly.
"Wo will wnttli hlni."
"Ay," ruaiinmil l.otia, iinin whoau
Ililinl the atnrllluit atlaplt-luti mviiiwI tu
wurk now, "wu will work It ao Unit wu
will iiiinii upon liliu aiiililiitly; nn.l whllu
wu till of uur nilvunltiru, wu will nuiu
lila fni'u. I Itnvu IiimiI Hint tiinti In ilnya
Kiiuu liy, fur In' hna liurit faithful to urn,
)rt I litiru founil him uroultiK aoinuwluit
trnuiiu uf I nt u. Hit! wlnit'n Hint?
I.oulau, ii a I'm n alnttur! (Inup, I'll nak
hur a itii'allon nuw, rro wu renrh Hid
Tim two httltli'ra li nil now runrhuil Iho
lluhl tti'Xt to tlm ilwrllltiK, mi l thuy aaw
l,oiiUu, .nrcumpnnluil liy Tony nn.l ouu
fumnlu aliivu, comlni; tu ini'i'l Ilium, ,Aa
H. iou na thu Ural niurry Krivtlniia uro
nvur. unit Totiy Iiml tnki'ii thu vrulaun,
I. iiiiU ilruw lila alatur nalilu.
"I.oulau," Im aulil, iiaatimllii; n ninllu.
Hiotilth liu fi-lt It lint, "I know j on will
pnriluu mo If 1 nak you ii'iory foolish
ilituatluii, hut yut 1 Impu jiiii will tinawur
mi- truly. Una Simon l.ohola urur hiiI.I
iiiiytMnit to you wlmruliy )uu rotilil ana
puut Hint hu wlahuil to poaauaa Jolt for
"Why, Lotila, wlmt linn put mii-lt n
tlilui; Into juitr hi'ii.l?" ttlluitsl thu lu-iui-tlful
illrl. lonklui; hur hrotltur In thu fncu
with n anilliiiK uxprraaluit.
"Tltu thought hna rotnu tn mu, nn.l It la
runlly for my luturuat to know. Now lull
mu If hu hna uvur lot tlrup tiny won! to
"Ilually, Lout, I otiRlit not to "
"Aim I you'vo oxiioaml youraulf, Nuw
out with It."
"WVII, thru, Im hna."
"I thouiilit no,"
"I tohl him I aliutilil fi'nr ho win rrncy
If ho uvur apuko an npilu."
"Thru ho apuku ptn Inly Ii t "
"I'll lull you, I.ouli. I lu aworo ho
ahoul.1 ill" If I ilhl nut woil hlni: ninl I
Iniik'lmil nt lilui. ninl tul.l Mm itu wna
ernty. 1 nurur ilrntutril uf atnli u tltluir
"Anil whrn wna tills?"
"On thu vrry uuxt nlitht nftrr (loupurt'a
Kliortly nflrr lltla I liu lirutlirr mnl ala
tir tillowuil Kt. DunU In rrjulti (hum,
mnl I.onU wna not luux In miikluK hlni
tiniluralnntl thu trulli. Thuy look tlm
wny itrouuil linrk of thu linru, ho Hint no
una coulil aro Ilium from thu houau until
thuy ni'rlvoil, nn.l Hiua Hiuy ritlcruil liy
thu poalrrm ninl whuti Hiuy runihuil the
hull, I.oitla juat rntiKlit u "IkM of l,oliola
atnmllnK upon tlm plnMii, mnl looklnit
unrnuatly ort In tlm tlliuctloti of tlm rlvur
path. Tho youth undo (loupnit runtnln
huhluil, mnl limn Im wnlkuil out ttpun tlm
plintzii, I.obula atnrtril wlmii lm miw
"Ah, anfo hnokl" uttrruil BImou,
"WhriVa M. Dunla'"
"Alna, I fuitr lm'a n prlsonerl" return
eil I.ouln, ainlly,
"A prlaunurl IIuwV" nrtleulntuil HI
mull. Ami n a lie apuku, thu joiltlt loukuil
In rnln for tho firm mproMlon of aor
low. "Why, I left him Juaf now wllh hoillau,
nn.l tipun my amil, I think llm poor fel
low'a rapilrnleill lint what' tlm mut
"NoihliiK- noihliiKj only you alnrlldl
me aniiiutvlifit when yon anhl HI. Drill
wna n prlamier, fur I knew nut lint tlmt
aiuiie ruvliK hiiinl uf In. liana iiiIkIU hnvn
fallen iipuii you, Jeallnit upon aiieh mnt
tera la rather out of plner." Alul with
t lilt Milium l.ol.ola wnlkeil nwny,
"Aim, Hliiiun holmla!" uiiiltrrnl Ixiula,
to liluiaelf, nfler thu limn Iiml ltni "you
wele alnrlleil In the wroiiK plnie. "1'wna
thu trulli Hint alnrlleil you, n ml not thu
hnluila ill. I not allow much of lila rrnl
feelluita when he ant iluwn tu tho Inhle.
for hu rnmu In amlllnu lo the tiiier
room, mnl hnnlly hail Im tnkrti hla aunt
ere hu lurueil to (luiipnrt ami anbll
"Hi, Delila, mnaler I.onU en me nluh
frlnhleiiltiK urn it aliort Hum alnce. Ilu
tol. I mu you were n priauuer, mi'l, for lh
liioiueiil, I fenreil )ou hn.l renlly fallen
Into the him. la of lliu 111. liana."
"Will," retiirnoil (loupnri, "wu Imlli
of tia rnmu within nn neo of It; ao l.uttla
Iiml aiiiim fiiiin.lallnn for hla report."
"How? Wlmt?" ullrruil llm iunriiila.
"Dlil u meet with any ilnniter?"
"Only nix atimt Itiilliilia, who Irlu.l tu
kill lloupnrt, mnl take mo prlaotier," re
Klnion I .oh., la ilhl not npprnr aurprlauil,
hilt ha irrinlileil, nil. I lliu color foraook
hla rheeka. Hhnrp re "'" 'lclillU
hlni. I.oulau lookuit up wllh n alnrlloil,
Ineruilulnua uxpruaaluii, whllu thu otil tiimi
mnilu three InelTertunl ntlrmpU tu nak n
iinintloii. Hut I.ouli rrllurcil liliu hy
romuii'iirluz with lliu flrat aliflit of tli
leer, nn.l en.llnu wllh lliu ilea Hi ot thu
fellow who ille.l hy tlm Irru,
"Thry were Nnlehei," anhl tho mnr
"No. They were Chlcknanwa-nll of
I'or tlm next frw momenta, vnrlom
were thu iiiratlniia naknl nn.l nnaivere.l,
alul thu ol.l mini aieine.l nlioiit finally
liillalire.l l.etwieli nituliUlilileut nn.l prlJo
lu hla hrnro Imy.
"Hut wlmt coulil It inrnnr' iitterwl HI
limn, who frit It nrrraaary lu aay aoinu
thlnif. "Ay, what roulil ll?" rrprntnl hoitlae,
treinhllni; wllh nppreliritalun, hut vrry
trnuuely Imleuil, lonkliiK otlelier nn.l
loiiKer upiiu (Juiipiirt than upon l.oula.
"Vi-a- thnl'a It!" rrlnl thu ol.l man.
"Wh.tt roulil Ihry mi-mi?"
"Why," retttruuil Ijula, "I rntt Imnis
Ittv lint ouu rntta. Thry know jour
wealth, fnther, mnl they limit linru hop
til (lint If they coitM nurtiro me, thry
wuiihl liarv ruerlriHl a k'rrnt rniiaupt fur
hip, Thuy pruhnlily anw tlmt (ioupnrt
wna n atrnmirr, mil an thuy meant to
tint him out of thu wny, In ordrr Hint hu
lullthl not rxpone lliciu."
Hlinoii hrunlhuil vrry frrely now; mnl
thu innr.iiU Inukril upon thla na a very
prolintilu uxplanatlon or Iho myalrry.
After aupper, I.onU mnl (iottpart em
hraieil thu llrat opportunity to ho nlonu
"Wlmt think you now?" itakr.1 tloti
pnrt. "O, nnupart. I kuow not wlmt to think !
I rmiltot l.elleve It poaallilu Hint Simon
wool. I do aiieh n thiol.-, ninl yet thlnga
look dnrk nk'nlnat him. lie hna naknl
I.onlao for her hnml-aakisl hur enmeat
ly mnl perauvrrlniily."
"Ami aim what w her nliawer?"
"Wliy, aa you may atippoar, alio latu'li
ih! nt hla folly."
"Then I fenr hu a at tlm holtnin of
thla. Hut let tta wnteh Mm. Wo will
kis-p our atlapl Ion n aeeret for n whllu
nt lunat, nn.l whllu wu exerelau Hie lit
tiiixit rnru for ouraehea, wu will wateli
III Ml lllao."
"You nrc rlk-ht. (hiupnrt. I will only
ninku one ruiilldnnl. ami Hint ahnll U- old
Tuny. Ilu la a Lt-vli, tillek-u lttu.l fol
low, mi l I t-nunot only truat Mm. hut I
rnn depend miieli upon hla aiik-nelty. 11c
hna liren wltli my fnther nor alnre I
wna horn, na you know. Ilo wna i.ne of
thu poor followa who were taken from
the wrwk of tho alnrer at the Cnpo du
Verdon, and hu writi lo I'rntiru with my
fnther from choice, Ilo alone thnll help
And thua Hie mutter wna left for thu
Inolher week uiimI nwny, and nntli
Init further mftirreil tn mnr thu plena
urea of Iho youm: pouplo nt tho rhntentl.
Ot rutirao, n dnrk attapl. Ion aumetluuM
throw n (loud over their aotlla, hut then
thi'y nw nolhlim new to worry ih.m,
nnd Ihoy hnd lieKtin to hope Hint, nftor
nil, their dimmer had Ita rite In thu cu
pidity uf thu Chleknauwa. And duriuir
thla week, too, Simon I.oboli hnd hi'un
iniiro aoelnldu nnd nk'reunhlu than hufuru.
tt.,rlmii liu wna lint nil evil mail lit
nil. At niiy rule, they Irleil tu Impu ko.
Tony hnd aeon nothing jet, IIiourIi Im nl
wnya ahnok hla liend very duliloualy
when Hie dnrk eoualn'a tinino wn men
tinned. It wna n plrnannt nflertinoit, and (ion
part hn.l wniulerrd olf to whrru aoinu
liunullful wild llotvrra were Jvtat peeplni
Into hloaaom down by Iho rlver'a han't
lu thu front k'nrdeii. Hut hu wna not
nlonu. I.oulau wna with him. Ilu hud
not naked her to eonie with him, nor had
ahu nakuil hint where hu wna k-olnit. Thuy
wnlkuil on nnd rnmo lo n aunt where n
Iiiikv iirnpuvlno hnd been trnllud up over
nnd nbout It. They Btuppud hoto nttd
ant down. Tlm aim wn nlrendy nenrlnu
tlm dlatitut tiro topa, mid thu ulr wna
oft nnd balmy.
"Irfiilao," apoko tho younB man, nt
length, und hl mice wna very low nnd
treinuluiiH, "do you reinember tho grout
gnrdeii linrk of tho old chateau lu Cler
mont?" "(), yea; I remember It well, returned
tho mnlden, with n apnrkllng eye.
"And do j oil reinember how wo used
to go out thero nnd pick Unworn, mid
how you lined to wonu lotig gnrlnnda
wllh jour liny llngura, nnd throw them
over my liend?"
"Yea, (Ioupnrt; I rrmrinher very well."
"Ah, thoao were hnppy timet, Louise!"
"Yea-yea. And jot, tu nil, they wrro
no happier Hum wo Hnd llioui here now,
for my father wan not hnppy there."
"I know I know. And, nftor all, what
la hnppltioas, but tho offspring uf con
tent? Those wero hnppy hours (hero lu
tho old garden at Clermont, nnd I hnvo
aeon aoiuo, hnppy onea here."
"O-nnd we'll eo n grunt ninny moru.
"I hopo ao J believe bo. Hut tell lite,
I.oulae, ilo yon remember how wo used
to Iniigh mid talk there, lu Hint old gar
den, nnd lu tho old chateau, audjiow
you used to pliiguo nnd pester nto?"
"Yes. I remember very well. And
how well you used to boar HI"
"And do you remember how you used
to pinch my cheek, nud box my ours?"
"And why was It? Why did you do
"Hentiiso because you used to pes
"How did I pester you? Ootne now
tell me." And its (Ioupnrt thus spoke,
ho reached out mid took tho fair girl's
Hut alio mnilu no reply, Her eyes wcru
bent upon tho ground, and tho wtirm,
rich blood mounted to her cheeks aud
"If you will not tell mo, Dmy 1 tell
you?" whispered Iho young man, tremulously.
"Hut f mny Intro forgotten wlmt yon
lurnii," nl.l l.o.iUe, mating n furtlr
glnnt'tt tip Into her eoinpnnlou a fare, bur
dropping her t-yt-a ngnlu whin ahe found
how engrrly hla gnr.ii wna fnaletieil upon
her. "Vou lined lo prater mo lu many
"Yet I en ll remember uf hut one. Hlinll
I apenk II?"
"Cerliilitly you mny apenk."
"Then 'twna for railing j oil my lllllo
wife Hint mi lined tu do thene thlllga.
Ami more, tun; jiiii umil to iias.no mo
Hint when you been me my wife In earn
ml, yim ahutlld he atrutig enough tu pllb'll
mnl box mu na I duauried, Dun't you
"Hut-but I wna n child then," mur
mured l.olllne, liembllng,
"Ay- mnl wo were both children. Yoil
were then ll Inugjilng, blluynlil girl nf
leu, nnd I n wild youth of K-vniltH'tt.
Thoao were Hums when I he henri 111 I
none of lla cmullnfis. Ah, I.oulae. many
u time allien then hnve I looked l.nek
upon lliom. bourn, an I tried lu nnnlyro
llm rniollotn Hint muvrd tut) then. It
necmud atrmigi' Hint I aliould ban- thin
Inkett nil Imngo upon my henrl Hint tlm
hand of time could never effute nud
Hint, too, tlm Imago of a mere child. Hut
do you remember when the palmer, VHI
mil, rnmu lo the old rhnlraii, nud I hired
Mm lu paint your miniature on Ivory?"
"Yea," miirmiirrd Louise, now looking
Kt. Delila opened hla rent, nnd frnm
benonth It he drew n golden loekrt (lint
openuil by mentia of n spring. Hu press
ed ll, nud llm rnsu aepnraled, revrnlbig
it awret fnee-n chlldllku cuiinleimnee,
jrt full of soul nnd life. The gulden
hnlr hung In wild profitaloti nboit tlm
dlmplril rheuka, nnd n benmlng auillo
dwelt lu tlm deep blue eyus, and upon
tlm parting Hps.
"Do you know whom that waa taken
for?" (louport whispered.
"(), yea 'Ha mo; 'lis mine. I reinem
ber It well. O, how like IjiiIs It looka!"
"Hurnuau It looka even now llko jou.
Hut llnli ii, hottlao. Hevru jears-yra,
eight yrura I hale owned this awret
trnnacrlpt. nnd nut for one moment, dur
ing all Hint time, hoa ll left my ponaea
alun. Never have my e)es closed to
alis-p hut ll hoa rraled upon my bosom,
and never a waking hour but I hnvo worn
It next my heart. Think you I hnio
rurgottrn llmawrel love of my boyhood?"
(Iradunlly Hie fair glrl'a hend amk upon
her rompntilon'a buaoui, nud when ahu
looked up again, her eyes were filled with
(To be continued.)
TRADES FOR LONG LIVES.
Cullliina that Are Likely tn Make You
live Over liiur A'lnttnl Time.
No Initio In tho world Ik better ninl
lii'iilllilrr Hum ilye-iiiukliig from rixtl
In r. There Ih iiu iiiiiiinul work that
rotni'M urur It, for lltr. mill Hie Hlilell of
It, Ih the lllttxt of nil IoiiUh nnd tlsnuo
billlilein; no tuiioli km Hull Hie uverngu
llfo of n inr-worker connot out nt Wl
j otirn. The inorliillty Ih St) per cent low
er, too, tliiin In tiny other factory
DlHtllllng Hitrrlinrln from the Inr Is
iiunlly kihhI, mid the bony framework
mnl ('Irriiliilloii of it worker In tur la
iihviiyn llrNt-rliixH. Mitllgiuiiit tllHonae.1
lire iiliniwt unknown In iiiilllne-ilye fnv-torli-H.
mid even In epIiletnh-H the work
ers mirror Utile. And there Ih liotlilnK
like n tiirworkn for ket-plng off Intlti
enzn. Yet the work, uf nrttinlly lunklng
the tur, which fulls to gua nnd coko
workH, la vlrttlitlly nulieiillliy. borniiHo
of the Kitlphiir f nines; but when tho
llnlhhcil tur Ih imhmmI on to dyeworka
It brims with lii'iiltli mid Hlreiiglli, nnd
the witiklloHt men Improve when work
Hlghty-xlx yearn Ih ii innrrrloim uvrr
nge, by the wny, for the iivenim1 of the
IHipliInlloii Ih forly-lilue.
Still bettor, iillliotigli not n fiietnry
tnnle, like tur-woiklng, Ih row-kreplni;.
Not hording rows In the eountry, fur
that Ih neither inure nor less lioiilthy
tliun tiny other fiiriulng work, but lend
ing row KtnhloH. Here the Hverugo
length of life Is 8.1, nnd orortw uf Htnll
etl rowkii'iM rn live over the nge of 100.
Tli hi Ih biH-ntine n cow Ih the only mil
null wIioho presence Ih thoroughly
healthy for limn the very breittli of n
row Is lictiotlclul. I'utiHiiinpHon nnd
kindred Ills lire titter strangers in cow
Htubles, nnd lliu boat tiling n limn run
tin to leiigthon bis life Ih lo look lifter
cowh, mid, If ptwKtblo, slei'ii In it room
ttbove the Ntitlile,
There Ih ii very xtningo illfferetice III
InidoH Hint go on side by side In the
wny of llf-letigtlieiilng. Tlie labor of
w hooting n burrow, In particular, linn
hitch it Hlreligtlielillig effect on the
muscles nnd Joints Unit continued bar-ruw-wherleiH
show the best nvernge In
all lliu litilhllug Unties nearly 7" yean.
und it grout inittiy touch the 100. This
Ih largely liecuitso. If n liulli wlieeln n
barrow propeilj-. the wldu-apnrt nrnm
open the client, nnd help to xtrcugthen
the lungH In a wonderful way. Where
tin, though wielding n plcknx berinn im
If It xhotild be u line exorelxe, It really
knocks tlie llfo-nvoriige down tu -15. Tho
partly stooping position, and the bent
Inwards position or the arms, coutraetH
tho chest dangerously, crumping tho
liingn. till Ihoy tiro easy victims to
Iron smelting puts ten years on to thu
average llfo of n tiiun. If. he has k'ood
lungs to start with; lint If ho Is weak
lungotl It Is lliiblo to cut him oft alto
gether. Coal nilulliK I" not good, but
copper mining brings tho average, up tu
SO yours with u tun, for the composi
tion of the tire, when powdered, baa an
extremely xliengtheiiliig effect on tho
blood and nerves.
llrlnulnix till" to Term.
"I would lllto to Imvo your photo
,,, l, fur nn article to 1)0 published 111
our Handily paper," said tho vopicseu-
tutlvo of tho HoiiRiitloiini journal.
"Couldn't tliluk of It," bald llio man
whoso sudden fauio was due to tho
fact that his sou had eloped with a
variety across. "I hnvo no dcslro for
"Of course," was the reply, "If you
prefer to Imvo mo sketch you from
memory after 1 get back to the of
"Tnko III" cried tho mnn, hastily ten
dering tho photograph. ."I'vo seen
soino of tlioso memory sketches. "-Chicago
Itesldcut Tlilnl; of opening nn ofllco
i.. .i.t .ii.l.-lilini'liiinir uliV Seems In mo
111 llllO ,V..ft..w-.. .... - -
you nro rntlicr yuung for n fnuilly ihy-
v..t, TrvrlfinV.U.R lltlt U1- I uhnll
Allllll,, - I -
only doctor children nt llrst, Now York-
Theto Is n great difference between
being buoyant mid flamboynuL
U 8 nrf4-sv
Ho left nn cslnto vnlued nt about $800,000.
lie was the first mid only President' chosen unanimously,
lie never mnilu n ret speech during Ills long public career.
He exercised Hie veto rawer twice In the eight years of his Presidency,
lie had light-blue eyes, verging on gray, nnd his hnlr was a dnrk-brown'.
He was six feet nnd two Inches high nnd had large hands nnd feet.
Ills fare showed marks from Hie effect of nn attack of smallpox. - ,
He was u very good borsemnn nnd fond, of riding, racing, driving nnd
His "Knrcwell Address." published PepL in, 1706. Is one of the most pro
found documents ever ienncd by mi American.
lie wns n member of the Mnxnntc order, which. In his day, was the lead
ing, If not the only wrrrt xorlrty.
He wns fond of Instrumental music, especially the harp, on which his step
daughter. Klennor Pnrke Custls, wnn a skllhil performer.
He loved animals nnd his horses nnd dogs were nil tine blooded stock.
Lotteries were common In It's day nnd lie wns n frequent Investor. He
nlsu bet when playing cards, of which he wnn fond.
His mouth wns large -mid he had a habit of clinching his Jaws. when In a
He had iioftrnlts of himself painted by Penle, Wright, Itnmnge. Trumbull,
Savage, Hharpless, C. Stuart nud others, of which no one can be accepted
ns entirely sntlsfnctory.
He was a hearty enter, nnd n moderate wine drinker, but did not use to
bacco, although he raised It for export.
I.Ike Lincoln, he was fond of the theater, nnd attended whenever he hnd
He could swear with surprising vigor nnd earnestness, nnd nt times was
known to get Into towering llts of nnger.
He was nlwnys In doubt ns to his own ability nnd wns never adverse to
receiving advice from friends. St Paul Globe.
THE COUNTRY IN WASHINGTON'S DAY.
' Think, ye fashionable datnea of to-day,
of a national capital in 1800 In which the
I audience room was used by Mrs. Presi
dent Adams as a place, for drying clothes.
Congressmen lodged wherever a board
could be found. Yellow fever drove the
' tionulntlon of New York and Philadelphia
Into the country. Grata grew In. the!
streets whllu they were awaj-. The pup-
illation of Ohio was 45,000. of Tennessee
' 100,000, of Kentucky 221,(100. Thu uuin
' ber of postofflcea was (KKJ, miles of post
I routes 21,000 and annual revenues ?231,-
The acquisition of the Loutslan.1 pur
chase and the opening of thu liunmnae
' domain of the West to the settlers wns
about thu last act which assured tho per
manency of the republic and left free
the wny for the marvcloua prosperity fol
lowing. Tho tewing machine did not ex
ist, nor the steam road, nor a mile of
rullroad track, nor grain elevators, ncr
nneklnu establishments, nor electric
! lights, nor pneumatic tubes, but thu spirit
of the people was sincere, tuelr courago
unquestioned, their faith In the God of
the republic stern and unrelenting. How
conld they fall, led by Washington, by
Jefferson, by Madison, by Handolph?
The farm lands under cultivation In
the entire country were less thau 10,
000,000 acres, although that In corn now
exceeds 80,000,000 acrea, In oats more
than 2.1,000,000 ocres, In wheat more
than. 40,000,000 acres. The annual wheat
yield at tho opening of the century was
lest than 2,000,000 bushels; It Is non
over 650,000,000 bushels. The cotton
acreage wns nbout 1,000,000 acres; It Is
now 24,000,000 and the annual value of
the product about J300.000.000.
Schools wero few and books scarce. In
fact, such books of voluo to ho had wero
those carried nwny from foreign lands
when emigrants fled to the colonies to es
cape persecution. Such poetry, prose or
paintings na came forth were poor Imi
tations, of foreign standards. Only In
I theological documents and state papers
'did the thinkers of tho United States
take precedence at Hint time of all oth-
! er nations. It Is not a matter of national
boasting, but of world wide credit, freely
' given, that tho stnto papers of Washing
ton, l'rnnkllii, tho Adnmses, Hnmllton,
Jefferson, Madison, Jay nnd others con
tained a pure and vigorous English, a
1 clenmcfs of thought, a mastery of lucid
ity such ns no documents of similar char
acter lu too out worm uoro.
So, too, the theological discourses of
Jonathan Kdwards commanded fur the
same renson profound admiration, ns did
as well the oratory uf ltnndolph, Henry
nnd Fisher Ames, Hut school facilities
were few and far between, the accommo
dations most rude. Tho total vnluo of nil
' school property In the couutry lu 1S00 fell
below ?t,fiOO,O0O; the totnl school nttend
I nnco was less than 000,000, and the
teachers engaged In the work not over
10,000. At the present time the enroll
ment In the common schools exceeds 15,
1 000,000. tho sverago dally attendance
i 11,000,000 nnd tho number of teachers
Ovor n Century Ako.
On Feb. 22, 1800, tho obsequies of
George Washington wero olnclnlly cele
brated at tho national capital and were
nlso observed tn every city of the nation,
Tl)0 greatest American was also tho sub
ject of eulogies throughout the clvllUd
world, Washington died on Dec, 14,
1700, nfter a few hours, of grunt suffer
ing. He passed nway at half past 10
o'clock In the evening, and by his tide
wore his devoted wife, his secretary. Col.
Tublns Lear, and his two lifelong friends
and physlclnns, Drs. Dick and Cralx.
The Inst words ho spoko were, "It Is
lu these days, wheu Washington's
memory .Is revered by every ono, It seems
first In War,
First In Peace,
rirstln the Hearts
of Ills Countrymen
strange to read that on his birthday an-
tuvoraary In liOU n motion wns made In
Cnngruss to adjourn In hla honor, but
wns lost liecause a feiv disaffected mem
bers declared that it would he a "bad
precedent." When the crowd outside
heard the newa, such a shouting ensued
that the speakers could not be heard, and
an adjournment was forced. Washing.
ton's birthday is now a legal holid.iy 1n
tne UlstricJ of Columbia nnd In every
State In the Union except six.
The Vlalt of Thorinu to a Cape Coi
lu 1S49 Henry D. Tlioreau visited
Cape Cod, walking from Iatham to
Province-town ou the Atlantic side, and
crossing the Cape half u dozen times on
his way. In his book, "Cape Cod," he
describes ati Interesting settler who re
membered George Washington.
He knocked nt the door of the llrst
house, but Its inhabitants had all gone
away. In tlie meanwhile we saw the
occupants of the next one looking out
tho window at us. nnd before we reuch-
ed It nn old woman came out and fas -
tened the door of ber bulkhead and
went In ngaln. Nevertheless we did not
hesitate to knock at her door, when
a grizzly-looking man appeared, whom
we took to be sixty or seventy years
old. He nsked us, at first suspiciously,
wlmt our business wns, to which we re
turned plain nnswers.
"How fur Is Concord from Boston?"
he Inquired. .
"Twenty miles by railroad."
"Twenty miles by rullroad," he re-
"Didn't yon ever hear of Concord of
"Didn't I ever bear of Concord? Why,
I heard the guns Are nt the Battle of
Hunker Hill! I urn almost ninety; I
am eighty-eight years old. I was four
teen years old at the time of the Con
cord light, and where were you then?"
This was the merriest old man that
we had ever seen, nnd one of the best
preserved. There wns a strange mlng-
ling of tho past and present In his con- Dlcturo landing on a bureau, facing 8uBtlon. for the Housewife,
versntlou, for he hnd lived under King ht to u eTery raornlng. will start 1 A" cnnllet f' 8Qou!d bo kept In a
George, and might hnve remembered aBknd J, Rffectipuate feelng. I've,0001' dart place,
when Nnpoleon and the moderns gen- bceu watng ln the hopes he'd think 1 Drop a little lump of sugar among
orally wero born. He said that one day, 1 o( (t Um8eit( uut when I saw this he turfilps whllo cooking; It improves
wheu tho troubles between the colo- g ,ng that he was beginning to fade them wonderfully,
nles nnd tho mother country first broko niid show his age, I took matters right To boll cream the day beforo en
out, ns he. a boy of fifteen, was pitch-, my 0,vn and marched him nances the richness of the coffeo luto
lug bay out of a cart, ono Donne, an
old Tory, who was. talking with his
father, a good Whig, snld to hlni, "Why
Uncle Hill, you might ns well under
take to pitch that pond Into the ocean
with n pitchfork as for the colonies
to undertake to gain their Independ
Ho remembered well Oenernl Wash.
Ington, and how he rodo his horse nlong
tho Bttects of Boston, and he stood
up to show us how he looked. i
"He wns a r-a-.tber largo and portly-
looking mau, a manly and resolute-
looking olllcer. with a nrctty good leg
ns he sat on his horse . There, I'll
tell you; this was the way with Wash-'
Ington," Then lie Jumped up again,
nnd bowed gracefully to right nnd left,
innklng-show as If ho were waving his
lint. Snld he, "That wns Washington."
He told us many anecdotes ot the
Involution, nud was much pleased
when wo told him that wo had read
the same In history nnd that his account
agreed with tho written one.
THE POET'O LITTLE JUKE.
lla linn. lltr Outnlttetl ths Tricky
An Arab king, whose nnitts Is not to
corded, hnd tho faculty of retaining In
Ills memory nny poem which ho hnd
once hoard. Ha hnd, too, it tuaineltikv
who could repent n poem Hint ho hnd
twice heard, anil n fcmnlo alnvo who
could repent ono that alio had heard
tbrlre. Wlmnover n poet enme to com
plltneiit tho king wllh nn ode, tho king
would promise hint that If he found his
verses lo bo his orlglnnl composition,
bo would giro him a mini of money
orpinl In weight to what they wcro
The port, delighted,, would recite his
ode; and the king would say, "It Is not
new, for I have known It some years."
Then ho would repent It ns ho hnd
heard It. After that ho would add,
"An this tnameluko nlso remember
It;" nnd tho mnmeluko would repent
It. To make the proof seem plainer
still the king would then soy to the
poet. "I hnve nlso a female slavo who Imvo not prepared flour, sift two lea
can repent It," nnd on his ordering her i spoonfuls of baking powder nnd a salt-
to do so alio would repent what slic
bad thus thrice heard; so the poet
would go empty-handed away. Dr.
T.- tt' T n nn In Hi,Bn Unntniv tn
tho Middle Ages." gives the story of a
poet who outwitted this king:
' . .......
The famous poet. ni-Asmal, hav ng
heard of this proceeding, and guessing
the trick, composed an ode made up of
very difficult words, and disguising
himself went to the palace nnd pre-
sentcd bta f.
He repeated his ode. The king, per-
plexed and unable to remember any of
t, made a sign to the mameluke but
he had, too. retained nothing. Then
he called he female slave, but she also
was unable to repeat a word.
"O brother of the Arabs." said the
thou hast spoken truth, and the
ode Is thine without doubt. Produce,
therefore, what It Is written upon, and
we wll give thee Its weight In mon
ey, as we have promised."
"Wilt thou," said the poet, 'send one
of tho attendants to carry It?"
"To carry what?" asked the king.
"Is It not upon a paper here In thy
"No, my lord the Sultan," replied the
poet.' "At the time I composed It there
was not a piece of paper near me
upon which to write It, but only a
fragment ot a marble column; so I en
graved It upon this, and it lies In the
court of the palace."
He bad brought It, wrapped up, on
the back of a camel. The king, to ful
fill his promise, was obliged to make a
heavy drain upon his treasury; and to
prevent a repetition of the experience.
In future rewarded his poets more
Cheap Muni Which Any One Can
The tendency of pipes and furnace
flues to nil with soot Is so marked that
any suggestion of a convenient remedy
for that condition Is worthy of serious
consideration. A correspondent of the
St. Paul Pioneer Press says that xlnc
burned In the furnace Is very effective.
Just throw upon the Are a handful of
zinc filings, or a piece of sheet zinc as
large as your hand, and It clears away
the soot as If by magic. Once a week
will suffice. Shut the door quickly after
throwing Tn the zinc. Our Informant
says his family has used this method
for forty years, and never had occasion
to employ a chimney sweep.
As the Pioneer Press suggests, this
remedy Is not expensive. -A worn-out
zinc washboard will furnish enough
of the metal for six or eight occasions.
And If you have to buy sheet zinc, 25
cents' worth may suffice for a single
Are all winter. Even when soft coal Is
used In hard coal stoves and furnaces
the zinc will keep them open, so that
those who have been unable to secure
anthracite will not be seriously Incon
venienced by the change.
If this recipe from St. Paul Is all that
Is claimed for It, the Inconveniences of
using soft coal are reduced to a mini
mum, and Its cheapness more than com
' Pensates for being deprived of bard
nl. If It will keep the chimneys clean
e of chimney sweeps, as well as
'bo dangers from Are by burning out.
both avoided. Dcs Moines Iteglster
In a Vermont village, there lives a
young man who has reached the age j
of 24 with no apparent thought or talc
ing to himself a wife, although all hla
left the place. He Is regarded by the
' if . nmi wh.
,u ooks upon ni gtate
with n sadness which has afforded
more or less amusement to her summer
"There's one of his last pictures,"
said the mother, displaying a photo-
graph on a small card. "It's a good
likeness, ain't It? Getting kind" o'
drawed round the mouth, same ns his
pa, ho Is. I said to mm mar. ra Deen
wanting he should have a dozen taken
so I could gtve 'em round to bis
lnn.a vniinfr IfiitlpH fnr Bnmatlmna n
' tQ , photographer quick as I could,
t , b e gome gooi mny come ot
Tlokleil Bherlean's Fancy.
Gen. "Phil" Sheridan was at ono
time asked at what little Incident did
lm lunch the most. I
"Well." ho said. "I do not know, but
I always laugh when I think of 'the
Irishman and the army mule. I wai
riding down the line one day, when 1
saw an Irishman mounted on a mule
which was kicking Its legs rather free-
ly. The mule Anally got Its hoof
caught In the stirrup, when, In the ex-
cltement, the Irishman remarked
I Woii Imirnrrnh. If von'ro eoln' to ere?
on, I'll get off I' "
A Necessary Kill.
"My dear sir," said the physician,
"you should take something for your
"Impossible, doctor; It would ruin
my business I'm a boolt rovlewcrl"
l'laln t.oaf Cuke.
Cream n cup of butter with two ot
sugar until soft nnd smooth. Add tho
beaten yolk ot flvo eggs and whip un
til light, Hllr In a scant tcncupftil of
cold water and nbout llireo cups of
prepared Hour or enough to mnko ft
good hatter. Itst of nil fold In the
stiffened whites of tho eggs with ns
few strokes as possible to Incorpornto
them; flavor with vanilla and turn nt
once Into a grensed loaf tin. Ilftko In
a steady oven, covering for tho first
twenty minutes with brown paper.
Itnka until n straw comes out clean
from the center of tho loaf. If vou
spoonful of salt with tho flour.
One quart scalded milk, four to six
" tai'fii P scugar ono-nuntter
.ymu. Ti ,i
Heat tho eggs till smooth, add tho
nm, (n,t flD(J ,ho (cnI(Ici, nIk
,ow stra ,, n bMcreil allU or
or ,, to ,,, ut.
mcg QVcr f Mt , ft Qf hot wntcr
bak8 )n B moderatn ovc untn
firm, nnd a knife blade pot Into tho
custar(J comC( out c,can Dur ,ha
bnk cnnj mugt be lakcn t,mt
wa(cr ,urroun(llng the moM not
rcflch ,he Mu , of , cU8(nr(J
w w Ugo fQUr th cug.
tard wbcn , , ,,
, . , . , ni1 ' ,. . .
d, h .
Ulcc Flonr I'uddlnir.
Take a quart of milk, ledvlng out
enough to mix with threo ounces of
rice flour, put the rest In n saucepan
over the lire. When It bolls add ono
ounce and a half of sugar, one-half
ounce of sweet and a few bitter al
monds, blanched and pounded, or chop
ped very fine, one ounce of butter, and
a small piece of vanilla bean If con
venient. If not, flavor nt tho last with
vanilla extract. Mix the three ounces
of rice flour with milk, reserved from
the quart, and stir Into the pudding.
Bent one egg yolk with half a epp of
cream and stir In Just before removing
from the Are. Turn Into a mould that
has been dipped In cold water and
serve very cold with fruit and sauce.
Duck and Olive Sauce.
Put two dozen olives Into a china
bowl and pour hot water over them;
let them remain In this for twenty min
utes to draw out the brine. Put two
tnbletpoonfuls of salad oil In n frying
pan and add one slice ot onion, and"
when this commences to color, add one
ounce of flour. Stir until smooth; utter
It has cooked for two minutes, add one
pint of stock and let simmer. Paro tho
olives around, taking out the atone.
Place the olives In the sauce; add tho
Juice of one-half a lemon, salt nud pep
per. Have slices ot cold duck ready
and put them In the sauce. When hot
turn out on a platter and serve.
Quarter tart, ripe apples and bring
slowly to a boll In a preserving kettle.
You may add a very little water to
prevent scorching. Stew until broken
to pieces, then turn Into a Jelly bag
and allow the Juice to drip through. If
you want clear Jelly do not squcezo
the bag. Measure the Julco and to
each pint of this allow a pound ot
sugar. Ileturn the Juice to the Are,
beat the sugar In pans set In the open
oven, nnd when the Juice has boiled
for twenty minutes turn In the sugar,
bring to a boll and All the glasses.
Melt one tablespoonful of butter In
a spider, add to It a slightly heaping
tablespoonful of flour and one cup of
hot milk, half a teaspoonful of salt, a
dash of cayenne pepper and ono cup
of grated Parmesan cheese; then add
the yolks of three eggs beaten light,
remove from the Are and let It cool;
then add the whites of eggs beaten
stiff, turn Into a pudding dish, Imko
twenty-Avo minutes and serve Immedi
ately. Cranberrr Bauce.
Boll two cups of sugar ami ono cup
of water about live minutes, add a
cup of cranberry Juice aud serve hot.
If a thicker sauce Is desired stir In one
half or one teaspoonful of corn starch
In a little water); let
cook ten minutes, add a tablespoonful
of lemon Julco to accentuate tho flavor
""u " t"""" '
Select large oysters, drain and dry
on a napkin, seasoning with salt and
pepper. Lift each oyster by tho tough
end and cover with Ano dry bread
crumbs; then dip In beaten egg to
which has been aded one tablespoon
or water, and again In bread crumbs,
Fry In deep hot fat; drain nud servo
0n a warm platter.
whlcn it la poured.
Salt should always bo washed from
butter beforo It Is used for puff paste,
as It retards Its rising.
To remove the smell of onions from
a saucepan fill It with water and drop
Into It a red-hot cinder.
Milk is better for being kept over
"'sht In small tins than If n largo
quantity Is kept over In ono vessel,
1 Wheu scouring zinc, uao a llttlo keio-
sene or uatn oricK, pulverized, nnd
lime. Wash In hot water and polish
with common writing.
f A stono Jar with n close cover Is ono
of tho safest things to keep matches
In. Pluco ou a high shelf out of the
reach of the children.
Bnko custards' by setting thu cup
ln a pan of wuter. This cooks thuni
very evenly and makes them loos lia
ble to become watery.
A tablespoonful of turpcntlno put
Into the copper will whiten the doilies
boiled lu It nud wilt prove nil cconotuy
both of soap and labor.