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I If you want cake, biscuit and
bread that arc superior in lightness,
sweetness, and delicious flavor, you
I can have them only by using
We recommend the Royal Baking
Powder as superior to all others.
It is indispensable for finest food.
-United Otoks and Ptuhy Cooks Astd'n jjjj
tfthel 'nited States,
Oeeenibwr'a wind ww keen and ahrill;
The streets were desert, bleak and bant
I could bat inly feel the thriU
Of wintry oky and letuten air,
Made but mora teufou ui the glare
Of iaiup and ru. m on the ear
There Ml a mice whotut faded trill
Gave little utgH of tnerrie ubeer;
For Fortune's uanleat uhaftn are burled
Oa heart that Uuuitcr thriHtgh the world.
The face was thin and wnn. the fmcH
bo uttered, scanty, old and thin.
Was feehlo acrweu tn meet the shock
Of cild without and wold within, V
Yet ever eiear above the din
Tliere nwet "The thief rejoiced tone
That fountain in hu oVi" to mock
ltdid uutHeem hnWtry,
And Fort u iib'b hanlea: ehafts hat burled
On heart tiu4 bunjftir turuugti the world.
1 will not leave thee nor forsake,
Ib yet the only voice that cheers
The auinrm heart of man to slake
Hia weary lot of tvtm and fear
Frail puuriulum fwixtsinUeaaud taaraK
To tliid a Uavan fe at last.
And aucliorave therein to take,
Jrom tin- kwn wind anil biting blast
Of Fort u Hi' Hbufia. no longer hurled
On heana thai nuuguml through the world.
W. K. iMmnk in Chaiuhen' Journal.
Oum Hone Power.
Phil li pa Brooks and the CaJldrea.
"Nothing warned to give Dr. BrookB
greater pieufiure. said Mr, Thomas H.
So ward, the iraperinterident of St An-
irewis parish, "tlinn to have children
war him. He liked to off in one cor
yet among a group of little children and
play with and fondle them. '
"I remember one instance," continued
Mr. Howard, with a faint smile, "when
Dr. Brooks disarranged oar platu com
pletely, and this disarrangeroent almost
resulted in a email riot He always at
tended oar Christmas festivals and was
llways eaer to take an active part in
the distribution of the gifts and in the
festivities m general. This occasion in
iKirticular was the year before he was
consecrated, and the exercises were go
ing along swimmingly. We had a regn-
tarly arranged programme, which pro
vided for the giving ont of the bagB of
candy at the very last
Well, Dr. Brooks was snrronnded by
a crowd of the smaller children, the
babies of the mission, and about the
time that the exercises were about half
over these little ont began to clamor for
ftanrii- anri t.h nrwtnr pnnimvt at-ftnri
When men first bejrin to become fa-'thpir
miliar with the methods of measuring commenced to onload the tree of it
mechanical iiower they often speculate sweets, tossing the baga of candy to the
on where tlie breed of horses is to be j httle ones. No sooner had he begun to
found that can keep at work raising do this than the older children, perhapi
SS.000 pounds one foot per minute, or I a grade higher, raised a great rnmpos,
the equivalent, which is more familiar ; and there was nothing for us to do but
to some mechanics, of raising 330 pounds
100 feet per minute. Since 83.000 pounds
raised one foot per miunte is called one
horse power, it is natural that people
should think the engineers who estab
lished that unit of measurement based
it on what horses could really do. But
the home that can do this work does not
The horse power unit was established
by James V uttubont acentnry ago. and
the figures were hied in a curious way.
to shut Or. Brooks oil, call a halt and
restore order. "Boston Globe,
Lerrtug Spirit an a Canary Bird.
A Philadelphia gentleman hssa canary
that he calls Noah. He allows Koah an
occasional free Bight in the garden. One
day when time was up the bird declined
to come into the house or be taken, but
when approached flew off a space. He
would then By back, still declining to be
taken in. At last his tierforuiance in-
Watt fouud that the average horse of ' duced his owner to no out and follow.
hi? district could raise 22,000 pounds one ' At once he burst into a joyful .song and
mm. per luiuuie. m mat time nan new away, keeping a tew feet ahead and
was employed in the manufacture of en
gines, ami customers were so hard to
led that all kinds of artificial induce
ments were necessary to induce power
users to buy steam engines. As a method
of encouraging them Watt offered to sell
looking back coaxingly.
"1 followed, and be led me to a rose
bush at the other eud of the garden, but
1 could not see what brought him until.
with series of lond staccato notes, he
flew down beside a heap of yellow leaves.
engines reckoning 83.000 foot pounds to ! Then 1 saw lavuut there what I took to
a horse power. And thus he was the be a dead canary, but when i stooped
means or giving a raise unit to one or and took it in my hand it feebly stirred.
the most important measurements in the
world. Kider and Driver.
A Carious Mining; Colaeldenes.
The 6gure 9 is cnriirably and intimate
ly connected with all the great gold songs and chirping, as if to say, "How
It had evidently been ont all night and
was nearly frozen Noah was delighted
and wonld fly from me back to the in
valid in his bed of coarse cotton 20
times a minute, trilling his prettiest
mining excitements of the Nineteenth are yon feeling now, brother!" Hera is
this sweet spirit of helpful love of others
without desire of gain, such as would
honor any human character. tit Louis
century. The great Algerian gold bub
ble formed and broke in 1809. Next
came the Mantazan mountain craze in
1839, when solid bowlders of gold as
Urge as flour barrels were reported. The
California gold fever broke out in 1840,
and raged until counteracted by the It is rather interesting to note the pho
Ptkee Peak boom in 18. Ten years tographic illustrations of the primitive
later, in 1889, "Old Virginy," the cele- manner in which mails are carried even
brated miner, struck the lucky lead nowadays in northern Michigan, where
which made Virginia City and Nevada the function of the United States post is
.anions in the mining annals of the undertaken by dogs. The latter, in
world. Eighteen hundred and seventy, learns of six, draw sledges carrying the
nine came in on time with the LeadviUe letter sacks over the wiutry snows.
fenry and the famous "carbonates" of
Lake county. Cola Eighteen hun- Where a face is used on a piece of
dred and eighty-nine broke the charm, money it is always in profile, because
but 189 may make up for lost time, the cameo is more readily struck with
there being two s in that date. tit the die in that manner, and if a full or
Louis Kepublie. . three-quarter face were represented, the
nose of the gentleman or lady would get
B.wthom.'. old Bom. 1 damaged in circulation and produce a
The ancient fireplaces m the old house ridiculous effect
in which Hawthorne was born on Union j " -
street, in Balem, Mass., have been re-! It is related as a curious fact that
opened after having been closed for Paris, with a population of nearly 2,
raany years. The old staples for the 600.000 souls, has less than 100 negroes
ii-u crane on which swung the kettle within its limits. Statisticians say that
are still in position. In the fireplace in the whole of France cannot muster a
t'ie room in which the romancer was negro population exceeding 500.
Lorn there wm fimnd an ancient Iron ! 1
s 'i on v i,,ch vwreseveral old fashionsd A recent discovery proves that pine
t.tt'kshot and rifle halls, just as they 'PP1 remarkable digestive agent
1 '1 ieeu ran in tlie molds. Thure was , sml capable of erauisioniziiig and part
x oas old friiK nun tirettc. nodi worn. V " l
THEV LIKE HUMAN BLOOD.
Onm Tmlvd, Ttgr Prefer XI tu Anj
Frank Leyburn is the hero of China
that is. he U ouv of the heroes, though only
a vca bnyer for the firm of Jardine & Co.,
hi Amoy, for he is famous as a Hlaycr of
tiger anil as such ia talked ot in all t hat
jwrt of the great empire. The tiger of
China, he thinks, is not so dangerous as
that ol Jnctia, but It is iluroe enough. Mr.
Ioyburii recently arrived in San Fmnoiaco
un his way to London and gave a reporter
si l ne t.&ammer some mtcrvstniR details.
"With us," he said, "tiger minting is a
mere sport, lust like deer stalking Is in
America, hut when a tiger gets a taste of
human blood he at once becomes ferocious
and Is never satifillvd with aiiy other dit
They become traiuifornied into what are
known as man eaters. Such a oue makes
his lair near a Tillage and waits his oppor
tunity to seise a victim. Moonlight nights
suit him best At such a tinie he is ex
tremely Tigilant He prowls about until
he sees some belated straggler in thestreets.
This ia the opportunity for which he hus
waited for hours, perhaps for days. There
Is the Hash of a heavy body in the moon
light, a cry of terror, a brief struggle, and
the man eater is off for his lair in the jun
gle bearing the helpless body of a human
being In bis massive jaws. Months later.
it may be, the whitened bunes are found in
the dense undergrowth.
"AS HI WAS IK THl AIB I LET CO TUT, OTItr.8
"One day two natives cams for me at our
place in Amboy, stating that a man had
been carried off the night before from a
neighboring village. This was just the op
portunity 1 had been waiting for. Taking
out a heavy express rifle which 1 had
brought from .London, I took the two na
tives to act as guides and started out 1
had already learned something about the
habits of the man enter and kuew just
how to go at it. From inquiry among the
natives 1 ascertained the exact location of
the lair of the tiger, and for a small com
pensation 1 succeeded in securing the serv
ices of a cooly to guide me to the place.
1 naa nrougnt with me a bullseve lan
tern. Before sight had set in fully I got
everything in readiness and waited until it
grew pitch dark. Having In the meantime
located the exact position of the lair, I left
my guide, who by this time was almost
terrorstricken, behind me, and on my hands
and knees crept through the jungle. By
the cautious use of my lantern 1 found the
lair, 'lurnuig on the light 1 was startled
to discover the huge beast curled up and
sound asleep. His head was resting on his
paws ana squarely racing me. As 1 pre
pared to level my rifle at him he stirred un
easily. Turning the light full upon him, he
raised hia head, but before he was thor
oughly aroused I sent a ball from my rifle
crashing through his brain. By good for
tune 1 had struck him squarely between
"There was a feast of rejoicing In the vil
lage when 1 returned with the akin.
'Just before I left China on my present
trip 1 struck a man eater who was an old
leilow and had a record of about 20 victims.
1 had with me a double barreled rine of
large caliber. I found no difficulty In trac
ing him to his lair, but he gave me a nar
row call before I succeeded in finishing him.
The trouble was that when I found him he
was awake and ferocious, apparently from
the effects of hunger. I had shot so many
that 1 thought nothing of it and gave my
tiger one barrel out of my gun. Most un
accountably I missed him clean, and his
eyes fairly blazed. Lashing the ground
with his tail, he sprang toward me use a
Sash. As be was in the air I let go with
the other barrel and struck him in the left
shoulder, the heavy ball penetrating to hia
heart Be fell at my feet, and so close was
he that before be died I could feel his hot
breath upon me. It was the most narrow
escape that I ever had. When measured,
the tiger was found to be almost IS feet In
length, and his olaws were 1 inches in
length. I had the latter mounted and dis
tributed aniong my friends."
Sees Id a JJrearn.
In the summer of 18S5 Mrs. John Tel-
yea, then living in Wisconsin, dreamed
that her niece Mary, who was attending
school at Waukesha, 16 miles distant,
had met with a serious accident, the ex
act nature of which she could not recall
when awake, bnt it so alarmed her that
she told her husband the next morning
that be must go immediately to Wau
kesha, as something terrible bad hap
pened to Mary. He tried to laugh her
out of her fears, but when he found that
she would go if he did not, be got into
his buggy and started. He bad gone but
a short distance when he met a messen
ger from the school coming to tell him
that late on tho evening before Mary
bad fallen from a tree and broken her
sTe Deformed Chinamen,
'Did yon ever see a deformed or crin-
pled ChinamanT asked a gentleman.
There was a negative reply, and the
questioner continued: "1 don't think you
ever will. If a Chinese child is born de
formed it is made away with as soon as
possible. Just how the babe is killed I
lo not know, bnt it is never permitted
to live, you may travel all over the
world and yon will never see a crippled
Chinaman, When an accident befall
one of them he ia made away with too.
This is a part of their religion, and tbey
adhere to it closely." Wellington Post
Th. rteawire of Matured Age. .
Yonng people in this conntry are very
apt to think -that the world and its
pleaxures belong to them alone, that the
outlook for older people is colorless and
uninteresting, and that, at the best, they
can only enjoy life vicariously through
their children. This is. however, by no
moans the case; the sense of enjoyment
is as keen, in most instance, at Hfty us
at twenty-five, and vastly more appre
ciative To tie sure, that which wonld
constitute the pleasures of one age would
not be exactly the kind which wnald snit
"1 do not envy yon a hit" said a dear
old lady of seventy, as her granddaugh
ters presented themselves in all the
bravery or their flue attire before going
to the ball. "1 have my pleasures, too,
and I would not exchange my comfort
able scat before the blaxing tire with my
feet on the fender and a good novel for
all of your anticipated triumphs"
Young people are really too full of
themselves to enjoy thoroughly an ab
stract idea, too brimming over with
their own personality to enter entirely
into the spirit of art, umaic or the mystic
beauty of nature. Only those who hnve
learned that "flesh and blood cannot in
herit the kingdom" can feel the keen in
tellectual enjoyment that is warped by
no personal bias, no restless self seeking:
and whatever may be the glory of yonth,
to it is not given the fuller and higher
appreciation that only comes with ma
turer years. New York Tribnne. :
Cnsold Dookl In Parts.
Parisians if we are to judge from
some statistics published do not take so
kindly at present to fiction in book form.
Formerly the yellow covered novel,
which costs usually about half a crown
or a little more when just issued, was to
be teen on ever- table and in the bauds
of numerous travelers by boat, rail or
car. There is now, however, a cruiis
threatened in the book trade, and novels
an at a considerable discount
It is estimated that there are from fif
teen to twenty popular authors whose
books fill the requirements of the pub
lishers. To attain this end at least
thirty thousand copies uf a work must
be sold. Zola and a few others reach
this point easily, bnt it has happened
lately that one of the most celebrated of
the latter-day fictiouista had the misfor
tune to find that tf.OOO conies of his last
production were returned to the pub-
usners by the Maison Hachette, which
has the monopoly of railway bookstalls.
Of a splendidly bound book by a fa
mous author, omamented with designs
by eminent artists and advertised in the
most extensive and elaborate manner.
only one copy was got off. Of another
work of the same description, but less
expensive, only six copies were sold, the
remainder being handed over at a ridic
ulous price to the secondhand booksell
ers on the quays, it is stated further
more that one publisher in Paris hat
now on hand 8,000,000 volumes which he
cannot selL London Telegraph.
The nrsterv of Inherltanes.
The body of an individual animal or
plant is to be regarded, from the point of
view oi Heredity, as consisting of two
distinct elements. These are mrm mile
and body cells, the former devoted to the
important W.OH oi reproducing the race,
the latter constituting the actual bodily
material, and discharging all the ordi
nary functions through which the indi
vidual life is maintained, inheritance is
a matter of the continnitv uf the owm
plasm or germ cells, which are banded
down from one generation to another in
cumulative ratio, carrying with them in
each case not the features ami oimlitiMi
of the one predecessor and parent, but of
au preceding generations.
Assuming that the germ nlnsm is llshle
to exhibit variations, we can see how and
why such variations can be transmitted
to new generations; but we hare also to
take into account the influence on the
germ cells of the body to which they
belong. While, then, inheritance nm.
serves through the continnitv at the
germ cells the stability of the race, it
gives me rem to variation, and by the
combined influences of environment act
ing On the bodv of the individual nannlne
the world with new and ever varying
rorms oi me. lit. Alexander Wilson in
An Easy Lesson ' '
There were two very young women-
aged five or thereabouts and exactly of
a size. One had long yellow curls hi ra
ti ling about her round pink face and big,
wide blue eyes that looked fearlessly at
everything. The other was fair, too,
nut ner eyes were dark and timid and
there were little nervous whirls in her
silky black locks, The pair were trot
ting along the wide pave of an uptown
residence street at about $ o'clock in the
afternoon. After three blocks of it Miss
Blue Lyes said, in just her mamma's
'Now, Bessie, dear, 1 most kiss vou
goodby. Your house is just around the
corner and nothing will hurt you. There
is a policeman right opposite; mn home
now, and be sure you come again soon.
1 have so enjoyed oar talk about the
dear little doggie and the dolls. Tell
Julia my Estelle sends love to her, and
come tomorrow. 1 am so glad always"
floating off in the middle of a sentence.
issie went around the comer all
-tremble, and probab'.y got safe home.
Half way across the block her compan
ion heaved a deep, world weary sigh and
said reflectively, "You just have tof be
polite-but my ain't it awful tiresdme i
tometimesl" New York Recorder.
A Live PeekHge In tlie Head Letter Offloe.
Is It to lie expected that an Ordinary
clerk, without cial rctnnnerntioii,
shall expose himself tn the dangers inci
dent to the oieuiug or the multitudinous
and mysterious packages that are left as
metajihorical foundlings upon the figura
tive doorstep of the Kistinastr general?
Lest these perils be deemed imaginary, it
may be appropriate to refer to seventeen
snakes that arrived together on one oc
casion in a parcel of the sort described,
although they were all very much alive,
esiecially a rattler, eight feet in length
and one of the biggest ever captured,
that rattled its nine rattles and showed
its faugs to the unaffected dismay of the
young gentleman who uudid the bundle.
So great was his embarrassment that
be failed at the moment to keep accu
rate count of the reptilian consignment,
; and three weeks later the entire office
j was set in a stir by the unexjiocU'd ap
pearance from beneath his desk of a
three foot adder siieckled in yellow and
( black. Owing to tbe fact that adders of
other than the arithmetical variety are
discouraged in government offices, this
particular serpent is now enjoying a
perennial spree iu a bottle of alcohol on
a tbelf in the pwtomce department
Eeklmu Mi,umiiig Customs,
All Eskimos are superstitious about
death, and. although they hold festivals
in memory of departed friends, they will
usually carry a dying person to some
abandoned hut, there to drag out his re
maining days without food, medicine,
water or attendance. After the death of
a husband or a wife the survivor cats
the front hair short and tests for twenty
five daya St Lnoit Kepnblic.
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