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THE CHAFING DISH.
Oh. ye bachelors, a-wooing maiden fair
and fortune maid,
After dance and dim flirtation and the
If her heart you fain would capture and
secure yotir dearest wish.
Just display your lordly knowledge of the
mystic chafing dish.
Gently hint that you're a gourmet of a
palate hard to suit.
And disparage old LuculluB and some
other chans to boot.
Then prepare a dainty rarebit with an air
And there may be millions in it if you've
done it to a tarn.
Love hath naught of sweet persuasion
that can beat the art of dining.
And the maiden will surrender to your
And I'll imitate a motto, when you've
camrht this aentle fish.
Quite an up-to-date escutcheon "Heav
en blesa our chafing dish."
.ROMANCE OF A
"And so," I observed to Miss Wre-
ford-Brown. "yoti like your new life?
"I am delighted with It," she said.
"Ah!" I said, "I rejoice to hear that
you have altered your mind. A month
ago. If I recollect right, your mother in
formed me that the duties you had to
perform were Injuring your health to
such a degree that you senousiy
thought of leaving St. Matthew's hos
pital. However, the lapse of another
month seems to have altered the com
plexion of matters."
"A little," murmured Miss Wini
fred, eently stirring her coffee.
I noticed that she smiled as she made
"In my opinion, I said, "nursing is
the noblest of all professions legiti
mately open to women. I cannot im
agine anything grander than the death
bed scene of au aged sister the head
nurse of each ward is caller sister Is
she not? who, drawing her last feeble
breaths, murmurs to those around her:
For fifty years I have been tending the
sick, and keeping an eye on the more
giddy of the probationers when medi
cal students were present. I have done
my work, requlescat in pacer Ah! what
a glorious demise is there!
If you believe me, Miss Winifred ac
"I am not," I said sternly, "jesting to
you. I am sorry that I have not arous
ed your sense of the ridiculous. Ton
do not appreciate such pathetic mo
ments you are but 19."
"Twenty, Mr. Wormholt, please."
"Well," I returned, 'twenty, then.
But," I continued, "I was about to ob
serve as touching the career which,
in opposition to the wishes of your
family, you have seen fit to adopt that
a hospital has endless claims upon the
sympathy of all. is worthy of our full
est gratitude and esteem. For think
does she not give up the world? Does
she not relegate herself to an atmos
phere of suffering to the depressing
surroundings of the sickroom? Does
she not cut herself off from all the
pleasures such as they are that a so
cial life offers to those who care to seek
oem ? Is not nursing a life of self-denial,
of wearing vigils? A trying tax
on the patience? A sure test of cour
age? Yea! It Is all these and more.
Miss Winifred, I honor you and your
truly noble profession!'
"Thank you," said Miss Winifred.
It was the after-dinner period. We
were sitting In a dim corner. Mrs.
Wreford-Brown was chatting, in some
what raised tones, to her neighbor, a
retired Anglo-Indian colonel.
Pausing in my rhetoric, Mrs. Wre
f ord-Brown's words came plainly to my
ear. She was evidently discussing her
daughter. The one by my side for
there were three others.
"The poor child," the good lady was
saying, "is worked dreadfully hard.
She hardly ever gets out for even half
a day.- Indeed, this is the first night
she has been off dnty for a month."
The Anglo-Indian glared fiercely In
our direction. He -found me leaning
back in a cheerfully meditative mood.
Miss Winifred put down her cap and
took up a volume of political cartoons
which was lying conveniently at hand.
Perhaps she overheard her mother's
speech. Perhaps she fancied I did. At
any rate she began to draw my atten
tion to the first cartoon most assidu
ously. "Do look at this, Mr. Wormholt," she
said, laughing In a palpably forced
way "Isn't It funny!"
"A drawing," I said, "which repre
sents a distinguished cabinet minister
in the costume of a lady of the ballet
cannot very well help being er funny.
But I was speaking of hospitalsof the
confined and restricted life which the
nurses live, and of the unfeeling man
ner In which the authorities debar the
nurses from enjoying even the sim
plest pleasures judging, that Is to say,
from the representations which the la
dies themselves make to their own
families!" I concluded, shooting a keen
glance at Miss Winifred's by no means
"It Is comforting to know," I heard
Mrs. Wreford-Brown say, "that the
child is absolutely trustworthy. At
hospitals, you know, there are "
"Oh, Mr. Wormholt, just look at
this!" exclaimed Miss Winifred.
"The undignified attitude In which
the premier is represented," I said,
"does not amuse me in the least. I
have no objections to comic draughts
manship," I went on, "but when a right
honorable gentleman is drawn In the
guise of a monkey dancing on the top
of a barrel organ, I think it is time for
a censor of cartoons to be appointed."
For reasons of my own, however, I
had to turn my face away from Miss
Winifred's Inquiring gaze. I remem
bered, then, that I had brought the vol
ume of cartoons to the house and ex
plained them to Miss Wreford-Brown
herself (mine I mean the one I was
conversing with now).
"And if " came from Mrs. Wre-
ford-Brown's part of the room, "the
nurses allow attentions to be paid to
The conclusion of this utterance was
drowned by the general buzz of conver
sation. "The other night," I said to Miss
Winifred, "I went to Rosemary
"Indeed," she replied, and turned
over the cartoons more rapidly than
"A very well written and attractive ;
piece, I continued.
Yes," said Miss Winifred, "I've
"Agatha," said Mrs. Wreford-Brown
to her eldest daughter, "won't you
"Oh, do, Agatha," said the second
girl (rather wickedly as it struck me).
"Give us 'Resignation."
"Oh, I cn n a ccom pa ny that !" ex
clafmed Miss Winifred, starting up.
"Thank yon." said Miss Agatha, cold
ly, "but I prefer to accompany myself."
So Miss Winifred was obliged to re
sume her seat by my side, and Miss
Agatha proceeded to oblige us with the
dirge in question. When the polite ap
plause which greeted (a very proper
expression) its conclusion had ceased, I
said to Mlsa Winifred:
"I sat in the dress circle."
Miss Winifred burled her eyes with
"In the dress circle," I went on, "at
the back "
"Who Is this meant to be
"Where I had an excellent view not
only of the stage, but also of the other
occupants I dwelt on the words)
of the seats In that part of the house."
I waited for her remark, but there
came only a rustle of leaves.
"Yes," I said, "the profession of nurs
ing Is an honorable profession a pro
fession of self-denial a calling which
debars Its followers from enjoying
many pleasures of life. We enjoyed
Rosemary' very much."
"But," said Miss Winifred, looking
up from the cartoons, "i thought you
went by yourself."
"Who told you I did?" I asked, sus
piciously. Nice, gentlemanly fellows, many
of them, but, of course " came from
Mrs. Wreford-Brown. I did not hear
the rest of the sentence.
"Who told you I did?" I repeated.
"Oh, I I always thought you went
alone," was Miss Winifred's weak re
joinder. "I see. Well, yon are right. I was
alone. Rut 'we' refers to myself and
all the other people In the dress circle.
I like to speak of my fellow beings In
a broad, kindly, unselfish sense like
that. And I felt I felt grieved!"
"What about?" asked Miss Winifred.
"Grieved," I said, "to think that you,
Miss Winifred, only get one night off
In a month. 1 felt that it was selfish
of me to enjoy 'Rosemary when you
were watching by the sick and dy
"Perfectly straightforward, truth
ful girl," came from Mrs. Wreford
Brown. "In whom I have the utmost
confidence. Some girls placed In her
position would "
"Is this meant to be the chancellor of
the exchequer?" asked Miss Winifred,
"The man," I said, "selling the dread
ful commodity known as excuse me
for mentioning it dried haddock. Is
the first lord of the treasury, but the
cat which is rubbing itself against his
legs is, as you suppose, that great
statesman, the "
"Think for a moment that n y dear
child allowed even a house surgeon to
pay her " was wafted from the ma
ternal lips over to our corner.
"Chancellor of the exchequer!" I
concluded with disgust.
One of the other girls the third, I
fancy sat down at the piano and be
gan to play dreary selections from
Beethoven. Mrs. Wreford-Brown low
ered her tones to a polite murmur. Miss
Winifred simpered with (quite assum
ed) pleasure over another picture.
. "I saw a man there that I knew," I
whispered to Miss Winifred. She nod
ded and, I think, breathed more freely.
"I have reason to believe," I whis
pered, still more confidentially, "that
he is a member of the medical profes
sion. I think he is at some "
Crash, went the bass notes. Whisb!
went the leaves of the cartoon book.
" some hospital T'
"Mamma," cried Miss Winifred,
jumping up (I do not like to say bound
ing up, "it s time for me to be "
"Sh-h-h!" came from the eldest Miss
Wreford-Brown, in a vicious hiss.
Miss Winifred sat down again re
luctantly. Once more she buried her
self in the cartoons.
I have heard," I continued, "that he
Is on the indoor staff "
"Is this Morley?" demanded Miss
Winifred, quite loudly.
Winifred," came from the eldest
Miss Wreford-Brown, in an angry
"That," I whispered, 'is Mr. Morley.
The master who is flogging him is the
minister of agriculture."
The music went on. I beat time for
minute with my hand, and then,
bending close to Miss Winifred's ear
'He was with two members of the
honorable profession of which I have
been speaking. The member sitting by
him the less repulsive-looking of the
two, that is "
The pianist was playing the last
chords. Miss Winifred shut the car
toon book with a bang.
had," I concluded, speaking
very hurriedly, "brown eyes, darkish
hair, rather dimpled chin "
Crash!!! and the musical operation
had been brought to a gratifying ter
mination. And so, colonel, you see," came in
Mrs. Wref ord-Brown's voice, clear as
a bell, through the silence which fol
lowed the finishing of the music, "I
have every confidence in my dear
child. Thank you, Miranda. Time for
you to go, Winifred? You seem to have
been having a very entertaining time,
you and Mr. Wormholt, with that book
Extremely entertaining," I said. But
of course I spoke only for myself.
Not a Matter of Health.
They were discussing the construc
tion of a new gown.
From a hygienic point of view, and
merely as a matter of health," suggest
ed the dressmaker, "I think it stould
be made "
The haughty beauty stopped her by a
"Hygienic point or viewr' she ex
claimed. "Matter of health! What has
that to do with it? When I want
health I will go to a doctor. When I
want style I come to you. We will
now eliminate all absurdities and dis
cuss this purely from a common sense
standpoint. Will it be fashionable and
becoming?" Chicago Post.
First E 11 Hi-ions Unura Money.
The ''Brasher $16 gold piece," which
was struck at Newburg, N. Y., in 1786,
was the first upon Which "E Pluribus
THINGS PERTAINING TO THE
FARM AND HOME.
Vow to Sncceaafall? Cultivate Melons
Method of Farrow Irrigation Ap
plying Potato Fertiliser Points
and BngcMtlona Abont Llva Stock.
Successful Melon Culture
Watermelons are excessive feeders,
and many fail In attempting to grow
them because they do not furnish suffi
cient plant food to supply the neces
sary strength for vigorous vine and fine
fruit. Not infrequently watermelon
vines turn yellow and die when they
should be just In their prime, simply
from plant starvation.
I prepare the ground as for corn. Lay
off tn rows twelve feet apart each way.
I dig a hole about one and a half feet
deep and perhaps three feet in diame
ter. In the bottom of this I put a
peck or more of good stable manure,
tramping it lightly. Next I put in a
layer of soil and follow with a layer
made up of equal parts of soil and fine
rich manure thoroughly mixed, and
lastly, where the seeds are to be placed,
another layer of pure soil. Sow seeds
thickly and cover about one Inch.
When the second or third leaf shows
thin out to two or three plants In the
hill. If exceptionally large melons,
regular "prize takers," are desired,
thin to bnt one plant tn the hill. 1 cul
tivate about as I do corn, hoeing each
bill after entire patch Is plowed. If
very dry, cultivate often, particularly
about the hills. It Is some trouble to
thus prepare the ground, but It more
than pays In the sise, number and
quality of melons produced; also In
the Increased length of time that the
vines are in bearing, as they remain
green and In good condition until killed
by frost. Orange Judd Farmer.
Having the water upon the land, !t
can be applied In various ways. Flood
ing or allowing the water to spread
over the surface to the depth of from
two to ten inches was formerly exten
sively used, but It Is now employed
only for grain and similar crops. The
most common method for vegetables
and fruits Is to make furrows and run
the water along In them so that It can
soak into the soil. Professor Taft, In
his article on irrigation Incorporated tn
the year book of the United States De
partment of Agriculture, says:
If properly arranged, the water can
not spread upon the surface, and by
turning back the furrows as soon as
the water has soaked in and cultivating
the soil the moisture can be prevented
Care should be taken to so lay cut the
rows In the orchard or garden that the
furrows for the water can be run at a
very slight slope, two or three Inches
In 100 feet being all that Is desirable,
while one foot In 100 feet is an extreme
slope. With a little care In laying out
the furrows water can be used upon
land that at first sight It will seem im
possible to Irrigate.
Fertilizers on potatoes have been the
subject of exhaustive experiment at
the Ohio State Station and numerous
sub-stations. Phosphoric acid seems to
have been the controlling element In
increasing yield in all these tests,
whereas, aecordlug to the "New Eng
land Homestead," in many of the South
ern, Middle and Eastern States potash
seems to be the more necessary ele
ment. In the Ohio test the lowest cost
per bushel of increase was obtained by
the use of superphosphate alone, but
the greatest gain per acre was with
1,100 pounds per acre of a complete fer
tilizer containing nitrogen, phosphoric
acid and potash. Muriate of potash
and nitrate of soda when used alone
did not give profitable Increase, but
proved beneficial with superphosphate.
Live Stock Points.
Did you begin 18U7 by having a book
in which to set down all your expenses
and Income for the year? If you did
not, then you made a serious mistake.
A farmer, no more than a merchant,
can have any Idea of whether he Is
making money or losing It unless be
keeps a strict account of everything.
There would not be half so many farm
ers groaning under debt or half so
many mortgages on agricultural lands
If the rural I st maintained a strict sys
tem of bookkeeping. Tou can never
know whether either live stock or dai
rying pays unless you know exactly
how much It costs to raise an animal
or to feed a milk cow.
If you have not already done so, be
gin now to keep a stock book, in which
the history and facts in regard to all
the animals on your place are record
ed. Register particularly the birth of
an animal; also be particular to note
down when to look for lambs or colts
or calves to be born.
No way has been found by which
rape may be kept for winter feed. It
may, however, he planted very early In
the spring, and at the same time oats
are sown, and It will quickly spring up
and furnish the first spring pasture for
sheep and lambs. It will give then
such a start that they will go ahead of
sheep not thus provided and remain
larger and finer throughout.
Pruning the Kvergreeni
The question of pruning Is an open
one. Different people have different
views on the subject, yet all alike may
be successful. Then, again, the ob
jects to be attained are often widely
divergent, but on general principles,
the deciduous trees mentioned should
never be pruned or restricted In their
growth. In order to keep them shape
ly a process of thinning should be
adopted and by this means overhang
ing and overcrowding branches remov
ed entirely, thus preserving an even
distribution of light and air and main
taining the symmetry of the tree.
As to the time to do this, when the
tree Is devoid of foliage should be the
best, for It is then easier of access, it
makes less work in the removing of
branches, etc.; there is no risk of bleed
ing and the chances of clumsy work
men tearing the bark when sawing
away limbs are very much reduced.
Evergreens should be treated some
what differently; some of the kinds
mentioned are frequently trained Into
hedges and in their good nature stand
several clippings during the spring and
summer. But to be absolutely correct
pruning or thuuyng of these should be
done In the brief Interval in the spring
j when they are casting their foliage
i and making ready for their new effort,
j This period is of very short duration
and usually happens In May. AU dead
i brntirllAfl ihniiM than ha nut Vio ir anrl
I the remaining parts given a chance to
break again. Summer pruning or these
Is not advisable, and fall pruning posi
tively wrong, for at that date the tree
needs all Its energies to carry Itself
through the winter, and to that end
has stored Its strength. American Gar
dening. Artificial Comb.
It la but a few years since the ex
tractor was Invented, artificial founda
tion contrived and the movable frame
discovered. Now the world Is set agog
by a German. Otto Schulz. of Buckow.
In the construction of artificial comb,
all ready for the bee to fill with honey.
Both wooden and metallic combs have
been used for breeding purposes prior
to this, but never for the reception of
honey. The artificial comb is made of
wax, and, according to the Farm
Journal's rescript ion of It, the only ob
jectionable feature is its heaviness. The
cell constructed by the bees Is In thick
ness from two one-thousandths to four
one-thousandths of an Inch, but the
Schuls is twenty-two one-thousandths.
This wonld make It too expensive for
practical purposes. This objectionable
feature will doubtless be overcome, and
the combs, fully drawn out loto cells,
will be given to bees as artificial foun
dation Is now given. The Insects will
then be confined to the business of
propagating their species and gather
ing the nectar from the opening flow
Millet a DtnRcroni Feed.
Bulletin 36 of North Dakota Station
gives results of several years tests and
observations In feeding millet to horses
and other stock. These tests at the
station show beyond doubt that millet
fed to horses regularly for any consid
erable time produced an Increased ac
tion of the kidneys, causes Infusion of
blood Into the joints, putting them aud
destroying the texture of the ends of
the bones, so that the tendons (leaders)
and muscles break loose and death fol
lows. Eminent veterinary surgeons of
Minneapolis, New York, Illinois, Ne
braska and Delaware sent letters to
the station, which are published in the
bulletin, showing that they have found
in their practice that the same results
follow the continued use of millet as
horse feed, and two of them describe
cases tn which It was equally Injurious
to milch cows.
In view of the fact that millet Is a
staple human food in many parts of
Africa, China and Japan, the above ex
periences are rather remarkable. Gen
If every farmer in the great West
were to eut his tillable land in two,
grazing one-half and cropping the
other, for a series of five years, I be
lieve that agriculture would be bene
fited thereby. Some farmers could
grow on one-half the land they are
farming as much grain as they now
grow on the whole of it. This sugges
tion comes from the Iowa Homestead.
Butter that is washed until It Is dry
and hard usually lacks that quick,
fresh taste that is in butter not so dry
If you have a shallow well do not
neglect to clean it out at the first op
portunity which presents itself. It Is
a large factor In the health of the fam
ily to have pure water.
Should a young lamb get separated
from Its mother for some hours be care
ful to milk her thoroughly before you
let the lamb have access to her. The
"penned" milk is apt to kill the lamb.
Weak and nonfertilized eggs are the
stumbling blocks on which many a be- ;
ginner fails. Early-laid eggs are apt i
to be sterile unless the hens have been i
kept warm and so fed that they will
not get too fat.
Every neighborhood has a farmer a
little more progressive than the aver
age, one who always has the best of
everything. These are the persons to
whom to go for Improved stock, for ad
vice as to breeds, for lessons In the
care of stock.
I know nothing about general farm
ing," writes a York State nurs-yman,
"my own particular business requiring
all my time. I have no special advice
to offer farmers, except that I do not
think It a good idea to put a mortgage
on the place In order to buy a grand
piano, etc., as some farmers have done
In our neighborhood."
It Is seldom that a farmer can ac
cumulate a sufficient amount of wood
ashes for a large field, but on farms
where wood Is used there Is a limited
supply, which can be put to good use
on the garden or on the young clover.
Ashes are excellent also on all grass
lands and in orchards. They are ap
plied broadcast. In any quantity de
sired, as many as one hundred bush
els per acre having been used on cer
There is an immense amount of but
ter sold every year that would have
been salable If prope- y made. Al
though farmers have made butter for
centuries, yet at the present day there
are many of them who cannot put a
good article on the market, even with
modern appliances to assist them. The
creameries produce better butter than
farmers because of having skill and
experience In the business. The farm
er n ed have no fear of competition if
he knows how to make butter of su
A great many persons take an Inter
est in pure-bred poultry, probably be
cause It costs but little to enjoy a small
Sock, while the numerous annual poul
try ?hows stimulate competition for
the prizes. It is a fact, Ar-, that the
farmer's boy who is given a flock of
pure-bred fowls for pleasure (s induced
to take greater Interest In pure-bred
stock of all kinds. He learns the value
of breeding and gains sufHc,rtnt knowl
edge In the management or fowls to
convince him that success can be best
attained by using the best In every de
partment of the farm.
Something New In Soap.
It Is said that a French chemist has
made a blue soap which will render
unnecessary the bluing In the laundry.
In ordinary soap he Incorporates a so-
ntion of aniline greeXIn strong acetic
acid. The alkali of thesoap converts
the green into blue.
toe Extraordinary Event Will Be
The sixtieth anniversary of the coro
nation of Queen Victoria will be cele
brated In a magnificent manner in Lon
don. It will be a stupendous affair be
yond question something unmatched
In the history of Christendom. The I
great sovereign, In whose honor all will i
be done, is worthy the homage which
her subjects will pay her. It will be j
paid gladly and with complete national
unanimity, In spite of substantia! sac
rifices which It will involve.
It Is not a very alluring prospect
which London holds out to strangers
who think of seeing this town en fete
next June. It Is distinctly a home
festival which the British empire will
hold In Its capital city. Strangers are
not Invited, not even the rulers of other
nations. Of course strangers will go,
but they must not complain If they find
the accommodations scanty and that
preference has been given to members
of the British family who come from
distant parts of the empire. The aim
of every human being In London on
Tuesday, June 22, will be to see the
Queen and the royal procession. The
number of persons who will be pos
sessed by that purpose on that day
cannot be estimated at less than six
millions. It will probably be more. It
will undoubtedly be the largest num
ber of men and women ever assembled
In the history of the world. This mass
ing of humanity will be the marvel,
the memorable event of this memora
ble day. The spectators themselves
will be the great spectacle. The most
impressive sight ever witnessed was
fhe silent multitude, three millions In
number, who lined the Champs Elysees
QCEE5 VICTOBIA IS 1837.
and the Bois de Boulogne last October
waiting for the entrance of the Czar
Into Paris. One who drove the whole
length of the route just before the pro
cession passed over it describes Is as If
like riding along the dry bed of a river,
with all humanity for its banks. A
crowd of 10.0O0 or even 1 00.000 Is with
in one's comprehension: It Is an assem
blage made up of units. When the
number mounts into the millions It is
no longer a crowd, it is no longer hu
man. It Is a new and mighty ereature
having attributes like unto no other.
In Its presence is almost awe. There
is revealed the meaning of the words:
"The voice of the people Is the voice
of God." Such a sight will Queen Vic
toria witness on her great fete day.
She and her escort will be the real spec
tators. Their eyes will see and their
ears will hear the face aud the voice
of Great Britain. That. Indeed. Is a
mighty privilege. It will be Interesting
and memorable no doubt a spectacle
which the children's children of the
children who see It will read about, but
how much more valuable would be the
WW MM JM
place of a private soldier In the proces
sion Itself. A fortune by comparison
should be the price of that privilege if
money could buy It. The people to-day
and history In future will, however,
make chief account of the jubilee pro
cession In its movements In London.
The route is six miles, and the crack
troops of the British army will be used
Instead of police to keep the line of
march. In all about 25,000 military
will be employed during the day to
line the streets and keep order, be
sides forming guards of honor and fir
ing salutes. Cavalry In the arrange
ment forms a very Important element,
and it ts officially stated that there will
be ten cavalry regiments employed.
The navy will be represented by large
contingents of blue jackets and royal
marines. The procession will be a
mile long. It will comprise four regl-
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CHAS. A. DANA, "THE DEAN
CHARLES A. DANA, editor of the New York Sun, and president of the
United Press, the news-gathering organization which recently assigned, is
'ailed "the deao of American journalism," and it may be truly said that it
was he who lifted journalism to the dignity of a profession. There are those who
attribute to his influence the fact that newspaper writers have been enabled to
earn salaries more or less commensurate with the intelligence and ability involved
in their work. Mr. Dana is now 78 years old, aud most of his long life haa been
spent in wnrk connected with the writing and editing of newspapers. He work
ed with Horace Greeley on the Tribune and was paid $20 a week for work that he
afterward avowed was worth four times the money. It was these early rebuffs
that determined his eareer. He was not impressed with the newspaper hack of
the early days, nnd he set to work to teach newspaper men the real meaning of
their calling and to establish a code of journalistic ethics which will long survive
hi in. He bad the pleasure of repaying Greeley's roughness by supporting him for
the Presidency of the Vnited States. The date of his real greatness in the newspa
per field is that on which he became the editor of the Sun, which has ever since
been the favorite journal of newspaper men generally in America, For many
years Mr. Dnna has not been active in the management of his paper, althongb its
conduct is dominated by his ideas. He is a benevolent man, fond of encouraging
Utopian dreamers even if he does not believe in their philosophy, and, withal, is
perhaps the most picturesque figure in newspaper literature of America, stand
ing, as he does, between the old orthodox ideas and the new journalism of the day.
ments of cavalry, eight squadrons of
the Household Guards and other In
fantry, seven bands and three batteries
of artillery. These will lead the line
and be followed by the troops from In
dia and from the colonies. Then will
come the Duke of Connaught and his
staff, Lord Wolseley, the commander-in-chief
of the army, and the headquar
ters staff. Following this brilliant cor
tege will come the Queen's carriage,
escorted by the Prince of Wales and
other British and foreign princes on
horseback. The procession will close
with other carriages containing the
princesses and ladies of the court,
members of the colonial governments
and more military. The demand for
reserved seats to see the parade Is
great. The lowest price at which one
will be sold is $25. Ten thousand dol
lars has already been paid by specula
tors for a days rent of one building
facing St. Paul's Churchyard.
Austria Has the f jtem Perfected for
Austria has a complete system of
railway hospital cars for use in the
event of an accidtnt. Railway acci-
dents on anything like a big scale never
occur In Austria. Yet Austria, with Its
system of slow-paced trains, posseses
a capitally organized plan of ambu-
lauce relief carriages in the event of a
smash in which many persons have
been Injured. The relief movement
INTKBIOE OF THE HOSPITAL CAR.
OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM."
. ";; W. 1
has emanated from Vienna, a center
where the practice of affording "first
aid to the wounded" is carried out to
perfection. Improvised goods vans
were formerly used for this purpose.
Large ambulance cars, however, have
been of late specially constructed at,
the Florisdorf Works of the Northern
Railway Co., and are now stationed
singly at busy centers along the main
line. They each contain ten beds, and
the interior of the car is as roomy, com
plete and comfortable as any hospital
ward. The new car possesses many ad
vantages, affording shelter as a tempor
ary hospital In the event of serious ac
cidents occurring to local railway
STICKY FLY PAPER.
It About Rnn Poism Ply-Paper
Oat of the Mark L
The manufacture of sticky fly-paper
bad its origin in Grand Rapids, Mich.,
about a dozen years ago, and already
It has nearly driv
en the poisonous
paper out of the
sticky paper is by
no means danger
ous, whereas the
has caused chil
dren who have
drank the water
from It consider-"
and death in some Instances. As to
how the fly-paper is made, and the di
mensions of the business, but little is
known to those who are not directly in
terested In it. The sticky preparation
is not protected by patents or copy
right, for to secure such protection It
would be necessary to make public the
formula, and none of the machinery
used is patented for the same reason.
From 300 to 500 girls are employed in
the manufacture of the sticky paper.
The sticky preparation, of course, is
the principal feature of the paper, and
It possesses the quality of staying
sticky to the end without drying up
when exposed to the air and sunlight.
It flows smooth and even and does
not "strike through" the paper upon
which it is spread. The paper is a good
quality of cheap manilla, printed on
one side and covered with the sticky
stuff on the other.
Around the edge is a strip of paraffin
to prevent the balsam from oozing out.
INSPECTING FLT PAPER.
and Inside of this wax frame Is death
The wax strip and the sticky stuff are
put upon the paper in one operation by
a machine which was made in sections
in different machine shops, so as to
keep its construction a profound secret.
"I'm surprised that she is opposed to
the wheeL She ts a broad-minded
"Her broadness Is not all In her mind,
however." Detroit Journal.
The difference between what people
seem to be, and what they are. Is about
the same aa the difference between tbe
picture on a tomato can, and the to