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About The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 4, 1893)
My n&iro aniirtyarn never known
Tliu iiiwn!y triwHurc of i liti cow;
But evwry soft brwe I nil me when
ttlm, crimson nmntli-d, mmm aualu;
And, waftwl frotu I know uut wtiura,
The uwtHitiiuMt of bur bloom 1 share.
O Ulowuim nf the fragrant heart,
Tin llfo'H btwt Joy ui Joy luipart;
1 With love's imtfousetous overflow
To gladden thaw wo uuvur know.
And give, and give, ami ttlve like thee, .
Ifi wsir faruetful ministry.
Marian UuuifUw iu Harper's Uaaar,
-"Ned" Herries, or, as bis card read,
"Ed ward T. HerrieH, C. E.," stood Id the
docirwHy of the Kough Diamond and
looked gloomily ferth at the rata an it fell
aslant the cactu.it growth and ohapparal on
the red soil of the men.
Prom the saloon within came the rattle
of dice, the chink of glass, the rattle of
ooin uud the murmur of deep, hoarse male
voices. The Hough Diamond was a most
lucrative and flourishing institution in
the tittle railroad town of Picture Canyon.
on the line of the Union Pacific. It was
one of those places which, at that time,
sprang up In a night and are deserted in
a day along the line of the great road.
Indeed, they followed the track, and wher
ever track laying ended temporarily there a
town was certain to spring upalmost as
tf by magic.
There were thousands of laborers, rail-
roadmen, engliieerNandspecuIators, With
them came peddlers, storekeepers, and last.
hut not least, the great army of gamblers
and saloon men. Borne of these towns
were located in advantageous situations,
and Anally took on a solid growth and
prospered. Others, having nothing to jus
tify their existence save the presence of
the army ol railroad employees, vanished
utterly when that army advanced farther
and farther on its mission of conquering
space and time and binding east aud west
together with bands or steel.
Herrics was attached to the engineer
corns of the road, Hnd bad been for some
time stationed at Picture Canyon, a city of
some 6,000 Inhabitants, mostly males, aud
which was neaaly a month old, so antique.
indeed, that an election for mayor and
aommon council wan being agitated by the
more enterprising members of the commu
Harvard bred, delicately nurtured, ac
customed to all the refinements of life
which wealth guided by correct taste may
give in an old and settled community, the
rude surroundings of bis present life bad
at ttrst disheartened Hcrries, but beitig, at
bottom, a mau of good sense aud pluck
and possessing a splendid constitution, a
magmllcent biceps, standing six feet aud
over In bis boots, the man who bad been
Yale's especial terror as "right tackle,"
and who had filled his seat in the 'varsity
eight with more than credit when the
blue crossed the line ahead of the crimson,
oo Lake Qulnsigiimond, would hardly
flinch at hardships which other men bore
without complaint, even If at times bis
soul grew weary of oaths and liquor, mad
dened men aud brawls, and bacon and
muddy coffee and hardtack, Indeed, he
stow at last to like the wild freedom of
bis life, aa all men will do in time, and he
was fast taking on the exterior of a genu
ine frontiersman when he
When he met Chlquttal
ChiouiLa was n sprite. She was the true
daughter of rocky canyon and desert mesa
a genuine child or the bierras and a
Ber reputed father was an evil eyed old
Mexican named Kaiuou; ostensibly a herd
or of other meu's sheep; really a gatherer
of other men's coins.
Chiaiiita kept house for him in a tumbled
together "shack," ou the outskirts of the
town, and here entertained her father's
Poor little Cbiquito.
She was brilliantly pretty, witb the rich
rose red flushing her olive cheeks, her
white teoth Hashing between ripe, dewy,
crimson lips, with glorious brown eyes, I
ander heavy arching brows, and shaded by i
suah long, curling lashes as would make
lie's heart ache, especially the heart of a
frou tiers man, In whose lite female beauty
Is a rich and rare event.
Many n dollar had Chiqultn's eyes aud
lips brought to old Ramon's sheepskin
pouchand still he was at hirst for more
It was of this Herrics was thinking, for
ae knew C Intuitu, and it was this which,
thinking of it, drove him out of the warm
and cozy barroom (the only place where he
oould possibly stay, save iu his cold and
cheerless tent), and forced him to cool his
heated brow in the coot, wet wind which
blew from the mouth of Picture canyon.
He was roused by a voice, a deep, slow
plainsninn's voice, addressing him:
"Pardncr, you are a good one for a ten
derfoot, leastways Pve sorter tackled to
you sonce 1 seen the way you whupped
that 'ere cowboy chump, and betted him
with his own gun. Some tenderfoots ain't
got no sand, but you have, en I'll not sea
you double teamed on ef I kiu help it, sho's
I'm fum Texas which I'm knownas Black
"Whv. what's the matter" broke in Ber
ries on Black Waxy's harangue, as the
turned aud regarded closely the call, ath
letic flifiire of tlie man beside him.
The Texan jerked his thumb over bis
shoulder in the direction of the barroom.
"In thar," he said In a tow tone, "1 heern
soraetulu about about you en en"
"Thut'B it. ward. You've called the deal,
It's ieht about that 'ere little greaser gal.
en you ain't the fust, nor you won't be the
larst, I reckon, thets got his hide bored
long o' her."
"What's un. thonr"
"Keep yer eye skinned and don't go
nigh old Km no us snack, I've warnea you.
And Black Waxy lounged away luto the
antherluif sloom and mist.
"Bold ou," cried Berries, rushing after
him. "Tell me, at least, who my enemy
Black Waxy turned and scanned the
vnnni nnffineor ClOBOlV in the twilight.
"pete from Denverl" he jerked out, and
strode ranidlv Ou,
. a brave man, out. nis uioou
fierce, bloodthirsty and wicked even In
that wicked and bloodthirsty little com
Denver Peter he mused, 'bo be is
going to do me up because I'm trying to
win that poor child from in-r nornme lire
and save her for something letter. I fear
me, tidwaru, you're in no ud of a bad
But the blood which bad ru'-bea so notiy
through bis veins when Yule- shouts rang
triumphant over the football fluid as the
goal was almost won, and which nerved
him to dare any odds, take any risk, so
long as he could save that game, now
flowed again warmly through hi heart.
"I'll not he bullied," be said, aha Da
frowned and shut close his mouth and
olinched his hands. These were ominous
signs in Mr. Berries, and even Denver
Pete, redoubtable knight of the green
cloth as he was, would have done well to
have heeded them; bad be kuown young
Berries batter be might have done so.
For Berries had stalked back to the bril
liantly lighted barroom, and had called for
a glass of whisky, the while he regarded a
knot of men near by who were conversing
In a low tone. Among these meu was the
gambler against whom Berries had been
warned a handsome, pale faced, tall, slen
der man, dressed with great neatness in
black, and without a single ornament vis
iblenot even the belt which nearly every
man wore. Be bad a small, keen, hungry
looking gray eye, and as he looked at Ber
ries he met the tatter's gloomy glance,
smiled and turned to his friends with the
The kid seems worried about something.
1 wonder if by any chance he has over
Guess not he Jest come in a minute
"Perhaps perhaps." mattered Peter,
'but we will soon know."
Events move quickly in frontier towns.
As Berries finished his whisky aud banged
the door behind him, Peter arose from his
His friends also sprang up, but be made
a gesture of dissent.
"Mo, boys. Leave this to me. II 1 can't
deal with one tenderfoot I certaiuly won't
call in aid."
But he might git the drap on ye," ptr-
Peter shrugged his shoulders aud deigned
no reply. Be walked to the bar, called for
and swallowed a large glassful of brandy,
which draft did not even bring a fluBh to
his pale cheek, opened the door aud was
lost iu the darkness of the night.
SECRETARY HERBERT'S ASSISTANT.
Active and Versatile Career of Kjt-Con-greynnutn
Ex -Congressman William McAdoo, re
eently appointed assistant secretary of the
navy, nits nan a re
career both in pol
itics and out. llv
was born in Ire-1
land Oct. 25, 1853, ;
was brought to
America in early
childhood by his
Mif cated In Jersey
Uity, wnere tne
was reared and ed
ucated. What the
RiTit!y or wrongly, it seems to be as
sained that the Germans, partly becausa
of their plodding habits, partly on ac
count of their linguistic accompusn-
mentB, are more fitted for clerical posi
tions than the average Englishmen. Well,
THE OLD AND THE NEW.
Evolution of the "Hur venter" from wr
Bark to the Prenent Time. , 1 1
The original cave dweller dear child of ,
the working scientistharvested his wheat
crop by going out to his field aud gnawing
fiff t.hfl hea)n nf the trrain with his active
why not accept that fact? If theGer- jaW8, The plan had it advantages and
mans want to be clerics then by all also its disadvantages on the whole, our
means let them be clerks, and leave the able projector longed for something bet-
Engliflhrnan under the preflsure of necea- ter. Then there arose a thoughtful pai
sity to carve out some nobler career for
himself. For what is clerkdom, what
are its prospects and its influences? I
Bpeak from experience, and 1 assert that
it is a wretched leveling down, ambition
crushing existence. Sooner than bo i
clerk I would say to any young man ne
ozoic inventor who pointed out that the
grain could be pulled up by the roots aud
the beads thrashed out in the palm of the
hand. This satisfied our esteemed ances
tor, and matters ran aloug thus for a few
hundred years. Indeed, 1 claim the work
ing scientist's privilege to be vague as to
years, Let us throw overboard the cave
rinninfflife.be an artisan whose honest dweller, for that matter, aud come along
' . . . i .1 I J 1 H... I - Knrrin urUll
toil offers a future or happiness wnony w "- ",u"
AimieA frt fh Arm of hpl rlfirlr. Yet it "e w' ,or
About two hours later the inmates of the
Rough Diamond were startled by bearing
shots, cries, oatiiB, the heavy thundering
of a horse's hoofs on the rocky soil of the
mesa, and then a long, loud "hurra-a-h."
Then all was silent ,
As one man they sprang to tbelr feet and
rushed for the door, but ere the foremost
man among them could reach it, it was
burst violently open and old Ramon rushed
in. followed by Pete, from Denver, who.
Bwaying and staggering like a drunken
man, called for brandy, and tben came to
the floor witb a crash that shook the win
A babel of voices prevented an explana
tion for a long time, and when Peter had
somewhat revived he told them what had
"Where's Cblquttaf" aome one asked,
A spasm of wrath convulsed the features
of the dying man.
''Gone," he gasped; "gone witb that
"Bow did it all happen, PeteP"
"He was there when I got there. Cbt
quita was all dressed aud ready to go off
with him womanlike, curse herl He saw
me coming. His horse was there. He
waited for me. Oh, the fellow was game
enough. 1 said nothing, but opened on
him. The girl being there must have
made me nervous, for I missed my man
for the first time."
"Why, he pumped me full of lead before
I could pall trigger. Bit me Ave times.
Then he mounted and swung the girl up
in front of him. Old Ramon came up and
opened on him. 1 got up and followed
suit. Be got back at us once bis last
cartridge aud caught Ramon, for 1 beard
blm groan. Then the tenderfoot yelled
and rode off. Boys, give me a big drink.
I'm done for,"
And when they brongbt the drink a fast
chilling corpse was all that was left of
Peter from Denver to drink it
Chiqutta wont to a convent in St Louis,
and left there four years later a cultured
aud magnificently beautiful woman, tone
will be pleased to receive any of Mr. Ber
ries' friends at her lovely home in the
Back bay district iu Boston, aud if you
succeed in pleasing her she will tell you of
that awful night at Picture (Jan you when
a "tenderfoot" from Boston showed how
"tenderfeet" can tight when a sweetheart
is at stake.
And old Ramon f
When they looked for him he was gone.
Nor was he or Edward Berries ever Been
again in Picture Canyon. 0. J. in Atlanta
does not know about practical politics is
scarcely worth considering, and success in
that field is proof of no common talents.
In 1870 he entered the law office of J. W.
Scudder, an eminent railroad attorney, and
in the intervals of study and office work con
tributed to the local press. In 1874 he was
admitted to the bar and soon acquired a good
practice. His liberal treatment of poor cli-1
ents made him popnlar, and he soon be
came a power in local politics. In 1881 he
was elected assemblyman. In 1882 he was
elected to congress and was three times re
elected, but in 1890 there was a bad break
tn his political arrangements.
Be bad married a Virginia lady and fallen
into the habit of passing much of his vaca
tion time in that state. He had invested
largely there and had talked of making his
home at Lynchburg. The cry was raised
that he was practically a citizen of Virginia,
and this, with other causes, led to his being
set aside by the convention. Edward Fran
cis McDonald was nominated by the Demo
crats, and the district gave him its usual
majority of 5,000 or so. Mr, McAdoo had
received a plurality somewhat higher.
It is a fine tribute to his personal qualities
that the Jersey City boys who went to
school with him have been his warmest
supporters. He is of medium height, rath
er spare, witb dark hair and mustaches.
Without any pretense to oratory, be Is nev
ertheless a very effective speaker, talking
tn a very plain and familiar style. A high
compliment to his style of speaking is eon
veved in the statement of an admiring con
stituent that "any man can learn some
thing from it and any common sense boy
can understand it."
He is affectionately known about home
as plain "Billy" and "Honest Billy." It
was claimed at the time of his election that
he was the youngest man to hold a seat in
congress since the days of Hayne and Clay,
but two or three others have proved a little
better claim to that honor. He entera on
his responsible post In the naval depart
ment at the age of 80 and amply equipped
for it with legal and legislative experience.
is not difficult to understand why young
men become clerks.
It ia supposed to be a gentlemanly pro- j
fession, but the black coat, the top hat
You may still find old men who will tell
you that they can remember when farmers
in this country bad nothing but the sickle
with which to harvest their wheat and rye.
A dozen men worked in single file, and cut
and the incipient mustache may all be the grain with one haud aud gathered (ton
taken as the signs of shabby gentility.
The veneer of respectability is very thin.
I remember once being sadly taken down
by a vender of razors who stood with his
stock in trade outside the bankers' clear
ing aonse in a passage off Lombard
street I asked him for a strop. Said
he gruffly: "It will cost you 2 shillings.
the other arm, stopping every "round" to
drink earnestly out of a big Jug of New
England rum or Pennsylvania whisky.
Then came the cradle a scythe with "fin
gers" ou it which made the grain lie
straight. Many farmers have a cradle yet
for corners and odd nooks. .With it one
man cut down the grain and another bound
it into sheaves. Then arose a direct de-
A steak would do you more good.' And sceodant of the paleozoic genius, and in-
the man was right. I did not forget the
lesson, and I ceased to be a clerk as soon
as I could, bnt it was a trial to my reel
ings to be deprived of the genteel air of
vented a reaper drawn by horses. This was
in the 'Hu's, say.
A man drove and a small boy sat on a
low Beat aud raked off the grain in gavels.
Be was practically the same small boy who
the citv and to earn my bread amid less I. rYnU tuJmtrltx thuf --.i., tha
pretentious surronndingB. Cor. London eutop; valve In the first steam eugine. He
J soon lost bis occupation in both instances
I in the case of the reaper they invented a
mechanical rake. It took Ave meu to fol
low on foot aud bind up what the reaper
cut down. Still the farmer wasn't satis-
1 fled, bo they made mm tne harvester.
Two men besides the driver rode on this,
i it was brought np
on an endless aprou to where they stood.
They bad an awning over them, and were
very comfortably situated. Line was in
the 70's. Still the agriculturist fretted.
1 Then he got the self binder, which he has
Beating Tim by Cable,
How he once "beat time," or rather, ap
parent time, in a remarkable fashion Is
told by Mr. Archibald Forbes. It Is a
story of a telegraphic dispatch from the
battlefield. In the early morning of the
gad of November, 1878, a British division
under General Sir Samuel Browne occu
pied the Afghan fortress of Alt Musjid, up
in the Khyber Pass. Mr. Forbes rode
back ten miles to J urn rood, where the held
telegraph was, and . sent the news to Eng
land in a short message Bearing date 10
a. m. ...v.--
There Is Ave hours' difference of time
between India and England in favor of the
latter, and the London papers containing
thin telegram dated 10 a. m. were selling in
Fleet street at 9 a. m., one hour of appar
ent time before it was dispatched. Its an
ticipation of time, however, did not end
here. Owing to the five hours' difference
between the clocks of koodoo and JSew
Vork the mesnage was in time for the reg
ular editions of the New York papers that
It was theu immediately wired across the
American continent, and owing again to
the difference in time between the Atlan
tic coast and the Pacific slope the early
rising citizen of San Francisco, purchasing
his moruing paper at o a. m., was able to
read the announcement of an event which
actually occurred over two hours later In
apparent time some 13,000 miles away on
the other side of the globe.
Puck, as Mr. Forbes says, processed him
self able to put a girdle around the earth
in forty minutes, but thia telegram sped
half around the globe in two hours lens
than no time at all. London News.
Where Sealskin Caps Are Made.
The fur cap trade is centered in the
Freuch quarter. Sealskin caps are less
popular than they once were, but some
thuusauds of them are annually made in
this city. They are made from portions of
skin too small to be used In the best
sacaues. The trade is highly subdivided.
It requires a knowledge ol lurs, and many
of tho.se engaged in the business are for
elguers. Much of the trade is carried on
in comparatively small snops sucn as are
usual in Uio French quarter. Often the
costliest and most beautiful goods are pro
duced In shabby little shops where otie
would expect to find no more important
industry than that of the cobbler. New
A Black Cat Farm.
"I had heard of skunk farms, rattle
snake farms and other novelties in the
farming line," said Nick Hansen yester
Aav tt a. nnrtv of friends who were con
gregate about the stove in the court of the grain
. . .... ... . . I nn Jin Anrllpju. nnrnti t
the Exchange bmiouig, out 1 never
heard of a black cat tarn until I went
out to Washington. The year that 1
went out there Jim Wardner. an old
timer who need to stage it witb Fred yet though he U beginning to Bud fault
Evans in the earlv days, and who is quite with it aud talks about electricity.
well known to many Sioux Cityans, con- At flrat they tried to tie up the grain
, 4,w rim Hack cats for with wire, but it did not work very well,
.1..:- t... i nrmmi a and the machines were abandoned, and
, ; ' f , . iM others usiug mauilla or hemp twine were
stock company to push the enterprise. tried twine or
"Acompany was organized with a cap- j, ver, 8tron?, and ta a little larger
ital stock of 1200,000. and an island of than a round shoestring. It seldom breaks,
about 1,000 acres in extent located in and the sheaves are tied np firmer and bet-
Bellingham bay in the upper part of ter than by hand. The self binder is some-
Puget sound was obtained to carry on what complicated, but it seems simple
the farming. Then a grand skirmish when we consider what It does, it Is the
.i viau a.0 Tha Piuifi inost intelligent machine used on the farm.
. . . T . ..,.vl ,,! J, if I may so express it. It would make the
coast states were ransacked and nearly u jt ,t
every incoming train was loaded with tathatttanin,! man 8nn keep hu
black cats, which were lmmeaiateiyraa- ,, . . it.nj nri,, i. i., .
en to the island or "cat factory.' as we ,jraju w ti nl up. It does not tie a square
called it. They were in charge of a num- or "hard" knot, nor yet a bowknot. Bring
ber of men, who furnished them with the two ends of a string together for, two
fnnfl iw seine fishinu in the bay. and a or tbree inches trom tbelr ends; then, con-
certain number were killed during the sidering tlie two strings as one, tie one
I left, a (rood black cat's pelt was worth . y' in tha
$3, and the comjiany was making a mint and it MVW ..give8 a particiei Id thft :
ot money, kaivs jurnmnea up tuegauuj
into muffs and capes." Sioux City Jour
Kentiitff Ball DreMce.
There are stores in the city where even-
ine dresses are rented. They are made
up handsi)mely. with the skirt all fin- ground, and the binder waits for enough
ished excent the waistband, ana wun s" w V" """"" "uc"1'
the waist itself basted together instead
ol stitched. The woman who desires to
rent the costume can have tii waist
fitted. It is fitted and prepared for her
in a way that does not preclude the pos
sibility of its becoming refitted for others
for other occasions. She rents it tor ine
evening, paying $10 or $15. returns it in
the morning with the consciousness that
she looked at the ball just as well aa her
It is rather a severe thing to assert,
bnt these trades people do not hesitate to
say tliat? men are responsible for the the door of the henhouse is opened, mark
Btartinir in of this custom of renting fin- the notes of the birds. The bens are sing-
ery. They say that wives caught the ing, "cur-cur-cur-r-r,M as they run or hurry
machine it is made by a funny, crafty lit
tle thingumbob which turns around half
way, opens Its mouth and seizes the cord,,
turns on around and lets go sullenly, as if
it had half a mind not to. A knife cuts the
cord, another thingumbob holds the ends,
two arms sweep the sheaf off onto the
when it starts ii&elf and repeats the opera
tion. It works witb the precision of a fine
steam engine, if the hired man will only
let it alone. Harper's Weekly.
Language of the Barnyard fowls. -
That birds use sounds as an Interchange
of ideas is well known; a visit to the heu-
yard will soon demonstrate this. Long
before the sun is up, while the shadows
cling about the hills, the shrill cry of the
cock is heard announcing the coming of
the day, the loud challenge passing from
yard to yard, until every cock in the town
has responded. When the sun rises and
The Influenoe of Mind od Mind.
That the influence of mind on mind Is
ordinarily imperceptible does not prove
that it can not be universal. These are
well ascertained material influences which
are of universal operation, yet too feeble to
be felt ; aud in some cases these, even if
more powerful, would still be ordinarily
unfelt because they act In many directions
at once, and tend, therefore, to neutralize
That matter has weight has always been
known, but never till within the last few
centuries could it have been suspected that,
gravitation being universal, every human
body must exert au influence upon for it
has an attraction for every other human
body, however distant au influence which
would in certain cases be felt if the mass of
the earth aud the inertia of matter were
very greatly less than they are. Black
idea from their husbands, who make a
practice of renting dress suits instead of
owning them. Everybody knows that it
is quite a common thing for a man to hire
a dress suit for the one or two times a
year when some occasion demands of direction.
him this respect to conventionality, yet i
suppose thiB same man would be the first
to condemn this folly in his wife if he
knew it. Chicago Inter Ocean.
out into the pasture; but suddenly the
gallant cock spies a grasshopper, and with
tail close to the ground and many side wise
glances aud pretended pecks he utters
'cluck, cluck, ciucRl" rapidly repeated, at
which the heus stop singing aud run in his
The Valne of Knowing Froneh.
French is now taught in all the schools
of Greece, a regulation made a abort time
ago. 1 have found that French is used
wherever 1 go, and that it is as near to be
ing universal as any living laugunge is
likely to bo. The person who speaks French
can get along anywhere in ffiurope, al
though he will also meet persons iu all
large towns who speak Koglisn. Atheus
hilled at the mention or that name. At UoPi pittaburg Leader,
was thft synonym of all that was moat 1
Marriage as a Uf Preserver.
A certain set of philosophers, incapable
of feeling affection for any one but them
selves, has delighted in sneering at love
and marriage, aud has argued that bach
elorhood is the only conservative state.
But their theory is not borue out by the
statistics of married and single life in
modern times, so far at least as the mas
culine gender is concerned. If longevity
is desirable, then it is betterthat wesbould
mnrrv than remain bachelors; for It ap
pears that at every age, from twenty to
eufbtv-tWe. the death rate of the Benedicts
is very much smaller than that of their
Gentlemen who orefer a short life aud a
oueivy onetoa prolonged leuse of matri
monial placidity will probably agree In
opiuion witb the cymcul pniloeophers.
Jsew Vork Ledger.
Now a dark object appears tn the Bkr.
Nearer lE comes, and the watchful cock
recognizes an enemy. A heu hawk. Does
he utter the "urk-a-dordle-dol" or "cut
cut-cut?" Not at all. Tbe"cur-cur-cur-r-r"
of the hen ceases, aud from the long, swell
ing throat of the cock comes "karre karre,"
with a rising inflection, or something very
like it, which says as plainly as possible,
Here's a hawk; run to cover," and the
hens and chickens do ruu. understanding
the warning immediately.
Now listen to the mother hen that Is
leading her flock about. Note the 'cluck.
cluck, cluck," which she utters at near
' Lemon Juice For Bheotuatlsm.
A little girl up on the west side was
to drive a splendid birthday party one
day last month, but the day and the
presents arrived ana rouna ner in nea,
Daralvzed with rheumatism. She is on
ly 7, and her parents and even the
family doctor tnougni it a remarKame
ana uncaueu lor ma xauy. uu u mterVttl8. It a moCherly song with no
fully guarded only child suffered as ter- es)eciai significance, and the little ones do
nuiy as the most negieciea uuie morwu
who had spent cold nights in the streets
and had invited the awful disease iu
every way. Finally a doctor was called
in, who, among other things, knows a
thing or two about mnammatory rheu
matism. He sniffed at the array of lin
iments, nronounced them "harmless"
and prescribed lemon iuice lemon juice,
pure and simple a wineglassful every
mormng. The little girl is now weii.
Here is another bit of medical advice.
If you are subject to rheumatism, don't
eat eggs. Washington JNews.
A Silver Lining.
VLrg. Kindlie I presume yon have
rather a hard tune ot it.
Tramp Yes, mum; but every cloud
has a silver lining, mum. Tm not wor
ried to death by autograph hunters,
mum. New xork Weekly.
not, heed it. but suddenly the hen finds a
worm and calls out, "cut-cut-cut," in quick
succession, which the little fuzzy ohicks
understand so readily that they fairly
tumble over one another in their endeavors
to respond. They know it is a call to din
ner. Even the little chicks just out of the
shell do not mistake these calls, and pay
not the slightest attention to the cut-cut-'
ca-da-cut" that comes from the henhouse,
where a pullet is proudly announcing that
she has laid an egg. St. Paul Dispatch.
Where Carlyle'i Ciothei Were Made.
Carlyle's own mode of life for London
was frugal. He fared maiuly on oatmeal
and hams, which he would have only out
of native Annaudale, the London article,
in his judgment, partaking of the specious,
quack character of its environment, tiis
clothes, too. he would have only from an
! honest Dumfries tailor, who made them
un In lots to last several years and in forma
that put them beyond the mutability of
i fashion. . C. Martin in Scribner's.