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PITTSBOliO', CHATHAM CO., N. C, JULY 17, 1884.
Afler n Utile While.
Alter ii little while,
'fliongli y.niili i-, hri;V. a 1 I n-ji- i 'Ire
Wiiywnrn m rp-t ; ol I hit we:iiy
AihI 'iK- In tin- .-.liailuw IiiiiiI.
'I lm KN'iit in llicli' jjrp itncss will titt iiwnv,
I'liu I'oi ii mill tin' Imiiihli- n well us tlii'.v,
.M'lri' n lilllc while
After ii I II lu while.
T"nii";li I In' t .tit--, iimy iisi i-h-Hsphhiitid flow,
ml tin' scifoes fimii', mill the m':iiiij )!ci,
l It We p;ISK In I 111' slut. low 1 in I.
"I'll khiitwill tep IVi H 1 1 liis re-iul llii'iini'
Tojoln that IhroiiK lo llii' nn-:il union. I""-
After it lilllc while.
After ii tilth1 while,
Thoiich our lives In- -nn-h nc, ni iniyhp tours.
Yet tin' I'll. I will co up, when lln- nilil appears,
Ami mi' p.i . to tin- j.h.1 'mv lun.l.
I.ikl' II UHVI'Ict lo-t I II II -l n in -t i I'M so l,
J he b;int nlll hi h 114 will l'ol-;(otl'-tl hi)
Alter 11 lillli' while.
After 11 litlln while
"flip miiiiU ot iili' will In' 1111 111 i 1 .... ,
Ami tin' t I I iu1m' h 'al 1 1111I Mint -low,
Whi'ii i'.r 'ii- to the -h:i low html.
A ill IllPi-l nl I- I'.'ll luck Ion well I ol'li'llt.
'.ml till' 'lii.i slur 1 i 1 from tint ihiiksoiini niJi!
After 11 little while?
.1 VV. Mmov
GLITTER AND GLARE.
"Not even (o make my last hour
peaceful, Allan Y"
"Father, it wuiilil darken my whole
'It wnitlil glorify it, my sun! I have
lived many years anl met su many
women that, their hearts have heen as
open I 'onks to me; Imt in no clime, in
no lain! to which I have traveled, have
1 found the purity, the perfection of
innocence, tin; warmth of heart, the
nohility of womanhood, which is the
portion of my ward, my adopted child
I would iaiti !" ive to your run? this
fair young blossom, which have
iroardcl so r.irefully, my son. Lying
upon a bed from which I will never
rise, Allan, 1 would fain give to your
keeping a treasure beyond aught 1 ran
leave you; a noble-hearted, true-souled
"Father," the young man's toaes vi
brate! with oiuntion, "you have Wen
so kind to me always; you have taught
1110 to discern lie! wren right and
wrong; would there lie no wrong in
I his V would I not slay the fairest
hopes of my life ly t onsenting? This
girl is nothing to me ht my heart
find its own mate, father! It pains me
ni'iri; than 1 ran tell you to refuse your
slightest wish, lu;t I cannot bind my
youth in fetters that would so surely
vhufe my manhood. 1 eunnot woo
this girl or ask her for my wife! 1
Von refuse what would have lieen
i richer possession than all the wealth
if the Hreenies! Hut, on the brink of
death, I aunnl quarrel with my only
hild. Thank heaven that l.rolinu
knows nothing of this! You will he
t brother to her, Allan? Her father
was one to me she will be lonely -.vone,
when I am dead!"
"I will promise that, gladly," the
v.'i'.ng man answered; "I can promise
h it, father! Lcolino shall have my
n'-t and temlerest care."
From the donrway a slight form
laried then a form which ri''itli 'r the
tl ing man nor his son ha I seen; and a
.;irl, with white, ijuivenng features,
and (i.irk, ilistendeil eyes, lied from the
An hour later and Harold lM'reine
w!ii.-percd fa ntly:
' Allan, give me your hand. Call
And Allan grew white, a torching
a silver bell which would summ m Ins
father's ward, he bent ovrr the fare
on the pillows.
Through the long hours they
wa'rhcd there, tliese i wo, and in the
gray of the opening day they knelt
t yet her over the b idy of tint dead, the
girl M:i!'biug passionately, the man
shaking in his silent grief. On the
aim face of Harold lrerme lay
death's gray shadow. On the heart of
the girl who knelt there lay one as
daik and dreary, but w ithout its cnlm;
for with her whole heart she loved
this man who scorned to rail her
Left early an orphan by her artist
father, she had beea taken to this
home of luxury by her father's friend,
and she had grown to regard the
voting heir as a sort of hero worthy of
her worship -u knight who would
some time atoop to her a :d glorify her
life with his affection. When she left
her knees her girlish face was set and
white with her great anguish,
but calm through womanly pride and
stooping to kiss the forehead of her
guardian, she left the father to liisson
and glided out.
And that night there was excite
ment and fear in the Hreemo mansion
Leoline F.lmar rmild not be found,
search as they might. In the light '
that summer -lav she had gone forth,
bearing with her naught save the
memory of Allan's words: "I do not
love this girl! Let my heart choose
Allan sought vainly for a trace of
her, and wondered as vainly w hy she
"All gaslight and glare!" thought
Allen lret me, half wearily standing
among the gue.-ls in the rich salon of
Madam Kiviere. Tim ocean, which
laved the rocks below Dreeinu hall,
rolled between him and his iioinc; but
wider, darker, drearier, w in the di is
ion between him and the youth in
which he had refused to wed his
His hostess, noting the look of wea
riness upon bin face, tapped him light
ly with her Ian.
"There is one here who will not
bore you,'' she said, laughingly. "You
have not met the beautiful artist of
whom we all talk because we find no
subject so agreeable? Then I will
give you a new delight." and, laving
her jeweled hand upon his arm. she
led him across the wide ro un to where
a regal woman hell her mint. Where
had ho seen that lace, he wonder 'd,
bending low before the stranger, who
received him as a iiueen might. It
was dark and calm, but the great eyes,
all gloom and power; the red lips, with
their delicate curves; the white brow,
from which Mowed back a mass of
dusky, unrippliiig hair, struck on him
like the memory of a half-forgotten
"Have I met you before?" he asked
her, later in the night. And he fan
cied that the dark eyes saddened as
they tinned on him.
"Would you have forg itti u joe?"
she asked with a slow smile. And he
told himself, w ilh a new thrill at his
heart, that he never Would. Once
looking on that lovely face would leave
it engraved on his heart forever.
For three months from that night
Allan lirecme siiileied the agony of an
uncertain love. His heart win tilled
with the glory of her beauty, filled
with hope and fiai'. So many beside
himseif sought the smiles nl this regal,
dark-eyed woman, whose bru h had
made her famous. Al'd iheii, one
night, when he found him-ell' alone
w ith hrr among the bloom and perfume
of a coitsc! vatory, again at one of
Madame liiwcre's balls, where, amid
-glitter and glare," he had first seen
her, a beautiful iiieen, he laid his
heart at lu r feet and t rem I 'led, because
she w as so long silent.
Within the music swelled; the
laughter of the guests reached theai,
sift, sweet, mirthful. lie bent bis
proud head in meekness, waiting; for
lu r answer.
Hie lifted her drooping eyes and laid
a fair hand on his arm, a neiiiiilous joy
touching her warm lips.
"Allan," she said softly, "when 1
went forth from the home your lalhei
left you 1 had liohopeof th s. 1 loved
you then, Allan, and 1 heard you say
words which 1 have never forgotten.
I heard yor te I your father to let your
heart choose its own male. Are you
sure sure, A 'Ian! that your heart has
chosen l.coline F.lmar?"
'l.eolinc!'' he cried, shrinking, "((
are not L-oline!"
"1 have not been called so since that
summer day, w lien a heart-sick, hope
less child of seventeen, I knew 1 loved
you, Allan, and you gave me no return!
Cut, if you love me 1 am doubting
"Oh, do rot doubt my love!" he
whisperr.d, taking lu r hands, jnid draw
ing her toward him; "1 was then a
thoughtless youth, ;ind my father's
wish to bind me seemed rruel. I am
a man now, and my heart has spoken!
Is not the man's love more worthy in
your sight than that of the boy could
be, my dariiiig? If you loved inethen,
do not tell me that I caused that love
"Does love ever die?" she iuestioaed,
gently laying her beautiful head on his
bosom; "no, Allan I have not forgotten;
it was that love which drove me from
Ireenio Hall; it was that which kept
me strong, when I found the world so
cold and hard to me! It was that for
which, when 1 had gained friends and
fortune, I refused a coronet! Ten
years stretch drearily between to-night
and lint summer day, Allan, on which
1 took my young heart from Ureeine
Hall and bore it far from yon, with the
hope that 1 might teach it to grow
calm; but I could not calm it. my
dearest; it would quiver and thrill at
taoiight of you, at the sound of your
name. You will have to loe me well
to erase those sad, sad years, Allan!"
His eyes were misty ai he held her
to his heart and laid his loving kisses
on her beautiful face.
My love! my love!" ho said sadly;
'was it bat a memory of my coldness,
my blindness, that you could take with
you? How can I ever win your com
plete pardon for the past?"
'Hy loving me well," was the low
t uied answer.
"Had you but remained!" he whis
pered, "my blindness could not, h.ivi:
lasted long. I would havewakeael
to your worth; would have sought
your love, long years ago, ley peerless
"Allan," she said gently, passing her
jewelled lingers through his hair, "we
seldom realize llii! truth of tie) port's
" 'That 1- 1'i-t whi.'li lii-lli iii'iiir.-l.'
Hut Allan Hrecme, looking down
lovingly upon her face, told himsell
that he must have been blind in his
youth to have looked with in lilT -renci)
on beautiful Leoli ie F.l -ti.tr. -t'liilu-iMihiti
A really musical laugU is pernaps
rarer than a really nut deal void. Th;
giggle, the snigger, the half-choke I
laugh are cmum m enough; but how
seldom do we hear that melo lions
sound, the laugh in its per feel i n. It
should not bo shrill, nor too loud, nor
loo long. It .should not bear any
double meaning, any hid lea s..re ism
in its mirth. It shonll not be so
h;)isteroin ;n 1. 1 exhaust the laught-r
and deafen tin; listeners.
There is llio loud guffaw of the vul
gar, and the laughter which appears
likely to tear the laugher in pieces,
causing him to wipe his eves alter the
explosion isoer. There is the laugh
of embarrassment, when a shy person,
at a loss what to say next, "remarks to
he," as Artemus Ward descnb -s it.
There is the schoolgirl's giggle; and
the schoolboy's sniggle, a-, he rellects
mi some recentl v-perpcl ral -d, but si ill
recollected, piece of mischief. There
is the chuckle of the successful man.
All these laughs b".ir s Hue family
resemblance to each other: they all, in
their degree, express sensations of
pleasure. There are darker descrip
tions of laughter. Ther-' are laughs
more cutting than the bitterest speevh
es, more alarming than the cruelest
threats. Satirical laughter is most of
fensive. A laugh ran convey contempt
which words would fail to expro-o.
Is any one proof against being annoy
ed by ridicule? Kvtnadog is sensible
when he is laughed at, and re-ruts th"
impertinence. Some animals are, in
deed, ipiite as sensitive to derision a
human beings, The laughter of the
unbred which finds open aiuasi in 'lit in
the minor tiMii'ilei of their neighbors
--say the ridicule lavished mi se.i--ick
arrivals at a pier, or on hapless foreign
ers in an altercation with a ca'mi in, or
an old g"iitleiiian who fads down a slide
- also ranks among "laughs offensive."'
Tue.i there is the la'igh of inere luli.
ty. When Tom goes to h:s rich old
uncle, full of glow ing ile-criplioiis of
the p'Tfcti'ins of the lady to whom h"
is engaged, or of the appoi a'-meat
which be i-xpects to obtain, does the
old gentleman damp his nephew's
ardor by a long harangue? No, he
only gives a dry laugh; and Tom's
hopes of a che 'k fall rapidly.
Too rare laughers are as unpopular
as too ready ones. A teller of good
stories never forgives the man who
(bus not laugh al his jokes. Many per
sons have made their foi l lines by laugh
ing at judicious moments; applau ling
some poor jest, or becoming convulse I
with mirth at a dull pun. To be duly
appreciative of his patron's wit wa an
important part of the duly of a hanger
on. With what ready laughter are a
schoolmaster's witticisms received by
Teleprapliing Willi Teeth and I'yelbls.
.1. T. N'orris of Springfield. O. the
detective, does a trick that probably
no other man in the country can imi
tate. He takes a silver coin, usually a
dollar, and places it on his tongue be
tvvren his teeth. With his tongue he
strikes it against the teeth with the
sound of a telegraphing instrument,
the opening and closing of the circuit
being exactly imitated. N'orris Used
to be an operator, and by means of the
coin can telegraph words so distinctly
that any telegrapher can easily read
the message. In this manner ho tele
graphed fifty words a minute. A A'i
iiililinin reporter wroto out a message
mi a Western I'nion blank, and hand
ed it to the detective. The two ope
rators in charge at the Southern took
down the words as fast as N'orris pn
dueetl them with the coin. The message
was rapidly sounded and written down,
and all three copies coincided exactly.
Mr. Xorris can stand up before a tele
phone, and in this novel manner tele
graph a message which any telegraph
er can read with great facility, lit",
the most wonderful thing is to see him
telegraph with his eyelids. The dots
and dashes of the telegraphic alphabet
he indicates by more or less rapid open,
ing and shutting of the eyelids. In
this uiiinner he can converse with an
t xpert without uttering a sound. .S7.
' TKItKIISI.E X ITKIM I.YCF.K I S 1),
111 I'ouer of AnnlhilAiliMi lrovrl lv
Mauv lt.rniir.il I iiil.illrm.
"Attending the frigli'ful d"a'ln th i
so frc.iiently follow tin- handling of
nitroglycerine, in the oil regions,"
said Myron K. l'aige, formerly an oil
operator in Pennsylvania, "there is one
; feature, the mysterious nature of
which is startling, n nas pu.'UM ward. If the matter hnd t-een reuueeu . i)rick Those of the well-to-do nier
scientific observatioi and study, and I to atoms, however infinitesimal, in j chants are. piile modern in appearance
do not believe to-day that any satisfac. falling back upon that spotless snow There are six picturesuiie, well-built
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torv explanation cm be uiveu ol it.
! This singular featui'- js the almost
. complete annihilation of matter, es
j jiecially of the human liody. which, in
a majority of ra'. results from a
! fatal explosion of t ;s deully com-
) "I had a teams!
ploy poor Haul'
once in my em-
France. Like al'
; men of his kind in the oil country'
there was nothing ehher above, below
' or on earth that be feared. He was
i in the habit of carrying irtro-glycer-
j ine to any we'l w here 1 wanted to u-e
it, and he and his companion. Warren
: .lack, actually got so reckless in hand-
ling the st nil' that the other help I ha I
j would not stay at work when they
knew Hank was coining in with gly
i cerine, but went to a safe distance
until he ha 1 depisited the explosive
they r.'ipiire l, an I ha I gone away,
i ''Hank and Warn n actually us 'd to
j unload the stuff the same as
: they would a lot of bricks. Hank
I standing in the wagon and throwing a
j can to Warren some feet away, and
I Warren catching it and pl.e-iug it on
the ground in time t i catch the next
'one that Hank tossed him. As it
: takes a man with a goo I S"t of nerves
to even ride in a w.i,m:i when he
I knows then) is nitro-glyeerine under
the seat, this manner of baudlinj a
compound that the slightest jar fre-
(piontly explodes, will give you an idea
of the sort of nerve these t wo men had.
Karh one knew that if Warren hap-
poned to miss catching a can, there
j Would not be enough left of them to
: cover the bottom of a snuff-box, but
j hey had the daring take the
j "No one ever knew w hat caused it,
i and no one would ever have known
who it was that was wipe I out, except . thy first fruits uuio the Lord, tlnni
Ir-iin tlm fact that lin y knew who it "halt offer for the meat offering of thy
was that would be coming that way first fruits green ears of com dried by
with nitro-glyeerine just about that I iiro,even corn heated out of full ears."
time, and from om; or two things we '. Leviticus, xxiii., 1 1: And ye shall
found; but when we heard the cxplo- eat neither bread nor parched corn,
sion that day we said: That's Hank's ! nor green cars, until tl e selfsame day
last trip" The glycerine had exploded : that ye hate brought an offering unti
about a ipiarter of a mile from the your Cod." (ienesis, xxxxi., o icon
well. We walked down there, l'here eerning Pharaoh's second dream r
was the usual cellar that a few cans of "And he slept anddreaiue I the second
the stuff alwavs digs w lieu it goes off time; and behold, seven cars of corn
; ami tin! usual lot of limber felled
j Three hundred feet oil' to the right of
' the road, in the wood--, we found a
I wagon tire. We found the tail of one
horse, and portions of th hotly of au
nt her. In another part of the woods a
1 man's knee was pick -d up. and, al-
j though we searched over an area that
i p. would have been impossible for uuy
of the wreck to ha'-e been thrown.
! that was all wo found except Hank's
greasy old cap lying by the side of a
ntuiiip, and his wat -h hanging on the
! limb of a tree.
I "As thoroughly as that does nitro-
glycerine do its work. All who have
had anything to do vv itli it in the oil
j regions have had illustration after
j illustration of its annihilative power
I The iron frames of wagons, and even
nitre-glycerine safes, have been re
moved from human vision by an ex
i plosion as effectually as if they had
never been forme I. Look at that
poor reckless devil, (ieorge lioran, who
' disappeared at lied Ito.'k a few year
j ago. lie was walking along with two
I or three cans of glycerine slung over
his shoulder in a bag. To rest him
, self he shifted the bag to the other
j shoulder. Induing so he jaired
cans together and disappeared, wilh a
goodly portion of Hed Hock. That '
I man weighed allot 2t)d pounds. All
I that the most thorough search ev er re- '
j covered of that 2'H) pounds of llesh and I
, lion) was a part of one foot less than j
tme pound! )
'Some savants have attempted to '
explain the mystery of this eharaeteris- j
tie of nitro-glyeerine by the theory ;
of instantaneous vaporization of mat- j
ter. That might be true as to llesh,
but could the great masses of bone in
the human body ba vaporized in the
IvvinkHngof an eye? Could iron be re
duced t- vapor in an instant? It
doesn't seem so to me.
"Others offer the theory of atomi.a
tion id' ma ter. This theory was dis
proved by another most melancholy
icciirrenee in Alleghany County. X.
Y'.. two or three years ago. This cas
was not characteried by such utter
annihilation as others. Charles P.er
ridg', a well-known oil man, was blown
an bv iiitro-glveerine. The ground
troaiul was covered wiin spotless, new- j
fallen snow. On either side was a j
tigh a id abrupt hill, only a few rods j
of perhaps 1W) pounds weight. The
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remains of the poor man were searciieu (
for carefully and long, for he was ti j
good man and a popular one. Tlu .
rollin in which they were borne to tin; 1
grave, contents and all, weighed i"1' !
fifteen pounds! Now for the atomi'a-
tion theory. The greatest force of n,
mtro-glyccrine explosion is always up-
some trace ol them miisi nave occii 1
seen upon it. lint it remained a- j
spotless as before." .Vc l'7." ."' !
Tlio Itoinance of Iiuiinii oi n. .
Comparatively few even of those to,
wnoni corn is one m me most, coiinnoo
; ol all (injects, ami who are. in ok.
j habit of handling more or less of that
j noble grain every day. know how ro-
inantie a history it has. While then:
j is no ipie.-tion as to its anti.piily, there
is much doubt about tin place of its
! origin. It has been found in the tombs
I and ruins of South America, in the
' caves of Arizona, mid in the mounds
: of I'tah. The Smithsonian Institute
has an ear of corn found in the toinl
of a mummy, near Ariipiipi. l'cru, and
Harwiti mentions the head id' a stalk
found imbedded in a sea-drift eighty,
live feet ah ive the level of the sea
Petrified stalks and ears were
found, perfect in appearance, in work-
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.K ipimrj i . "
to: :.. t ... t .. ...i.. I toil..
Illinois. in a iieai oiii usi-mi .on.
manual, issued by .1. ('. Vaughan, it
! is said that those who claim Asia for
j the origii'iil home ot maize, point te
i the representation of the plant found
j in an ancient Chinese book in the 1'nv
: al I ibrary in Paris, and tell of t lit
'. grain being found in cellars of ancient
: houses in Athens. Itifaiid speaks ol
.finding the grain and ear of maizt
within the tomb of a mummy at
; Thebes in is I'.'. Some, like Corbet t,
' claim that it is the corn of Scripture,
and in support of the claim ipiote tin
billowing: "Audit came to pass that
He went through the cornfields on tin.
sabbath day; and His disciples, as the
went, began to pluck theiarsof tin
corn." Again, from Leviticus, ii., 11:
"And if thou oiler a meat tillering o'
came up upon one stalk, rank and
good." dob, xxiv., 21, says the wicked
are "cut off as the tops of the ears i
All uniiiipeai'bable historv ol Indian
, corn can never be vv rit ten. as the sub-
: jpet is full of coiintcrfacts, coni radio
: tions and specula' ions. Learned
thoritiis, both early and Iai
.l;il.. -,u (., il- ..ri.on u.,10..
" " . . r . :
mg it a native ol Asia.oiii 'rs oi .uieri i
'the Niiiiihcr Mae.
! The number possesses some
Miiarkable properties. If the nim ; Cossacks, and as their wealth depends
I digits. 1, L'. d, I, .". il. 7. 'd. be added tipon the number of lenses and cattle
! together the sum will be l"i. which j- . they own. this is a matter ol eonsidera.
j equal to live times nine, and the sum bte importance.
; of the digits of their sum, I and - b The i'iiku:i are beginning to eulti
nlne. If any number is subtracted ! Vate the soil, but the principal and
I from another having the same ibgii.- ! tnost industrious farm-is in t he dist ri.-t.
in a different or !er the remainder will iuv tin- s,-op. i or i uniiciis, mcmb rs of
ibe divisible by ;i. and the sum of tin ; n peculiar religious set exile I fio-u
! digits of the remainder vv ill also be di-j liiiss.a. of th s-there vv. re in 1:(
j visible by !. Subtracting 2,!''.".tidl ; about J11'1 in the Yautsk Cavern
j from T.dtil.ilJ'.Mhete remains I. :!','. i.'.i.'V ' ment. About six Pid"- Ir.cu Yakutsk
i The sum of the digits, I, :t. ti, !,'.). .1. ' there is a v Wage built by the seopri
is l'i, which is divisible by '.. If any
Ii 1, in nil l .l i.l I lit- O tlm Ullhi nf
. . .' '. ".
till- lleu- Ol lelll-S l"l HIV 'l OIIUI I
i will he divisible by Ix me tunes Pi,.
digits of this product is 27, a multiple hie.
of !. If a number be subtracted from I H"h of these classes of i xilcs are in
another having the same digits in a dustrioiis, thrifty and scrupulously
different order and one of the digits of 'dean people, who have built them
thereniaindcreraseil.it can be found '-"elves neat houses and mills driven by
in the following manner: Add to-. horse power. A large prop.rtion of
get her the figures of the remainder ! a', carpeiiteis. bricklayers, iron
that are left, divide the sum by it, sul- workers, etc.. and as they are. as ,
tract tlu ligur. that remains alter di-'class, honest people, employment is
! viding by ., from and the last re.
tnainder will 1m the digit or figure
sought. If there was no remainder 0
or '. was erased.
Ask soni" on. to write down a mini-
her and subtract from it another rom-
posed of the same digits in a different
1 , ..... ... .
order, without letting you see either ot
them. Tell him you want all the tig -
tires of the remainder but one. l.y
the nliovn rule von can soon lin.l tm,
tigure you have not seen. The feat
will appear ipiite mysterious to the un
initiated. Here is an example Sub'
trading l-MvUt from 2:11. loll, the re
mainder is 7-FtJ. The sum of the
Hj,,,, 7, ,,, , :i, js Ki. Hi vide Hi by
t, we have a remainder of 7. seven
from V leaves 2, the other figure.
Tlie llllinhilniil.. KrllulOH anil Or llm
tin ,,i v.hui.k, iitri.
The City of Yakutsk. Siberia, is builj
, the bottom lands of the Lena, thi
i,uffs which usually run along tlm
river banks l eing here about six mihg
UiHtant. The houses are log built, with
the exception of two a school and ?
j warehouse which are constructed o
1 jj ,., n.n,.S i.si(h's two old. un.
lls(.,j chapels. Near the center of tlm
town is an old log fortress, built by
the coriuuering t'ossaeks OoQ years ago.
,. . ' " " ,
1 he inhabitants are lor the great"'
y . . . .)ri.r,.r u
yourta of their ancestors to the iiioi'i
comfortable and healthful llus-ian lo
! house. Around each house is usually
a large open space resembling a ban.
yard, in which horses and cattle a:o
kept and storehouses fur merchandise
are located. There are two school?:
supported by th gov eminent one l'"t
boys and the other for girls -besides
one maintain!1 1 by the city and a
fourth for orphans, supported by pri
vate subscriptions. A hospital is als-i
provided, and attached to ii is a small
lions for the insane. The mail ar.
rives from the south once a week, ex
ec it during t lie spring break-up and in
the fall of the year, w lieu the Leu;
freees Thence the mail is sent, om e
a l.lo.ith, 1 1 . Vercl,. ,vaif-k illld Kolvmsk,
and om e a year, by w ay of Okhotsk
to Petropauli iisky, in Kamsehatka.
The garrison consists of l!11" soldier--;
who are principally (.cciipicd in guard,
ing tin! prison. The pay of ti e llus-ian
soldier in Yakutsk is ninety copeck?
(about forty-live cents) per quarter.
His ration money, three and a halt
cents a day, is turned into the coinpa
ny fund for purchasing provisions.
For uniform he receives one coat, one
pair of trousers and one pair of bootj
Annually, and an overcoat every twj
years, lb- is permitted to do outside
Work, his earnings being divided sa
that he receives one-hall, while one"
piarter goes to the company fund and
the other to the comrade who perform-!
his military dutii s while I e is absent.
The Cossacks, desei'ii'laiits of 1h
ioii'Uerors of tlie Ynktiti, about two
hundred in number, are variously em
ployed as orderlies to tin Coventor
police master and other ollicials; as es
forts to the political exiles on their
way north to Yerchoyansk, Kolymsk
and other mi! lying settlements, and in
carrying the mails where no regular
po-ts are established. The Cossack's
term of service is twenty-live years
They are usually industrious and well
to do, as laud is given them which
liny have the opportunity to cultivate
while they are not on duty.
The lands in the vicinity and south
nf V:ikn'.k c oci'Killv the bottom
I . . ".,-,.,
lands ol the large nveis. are vcrv pro-
j ... ... ... . . . . .
I luctive. Melding in the short summers
. ,. ' . .. , , , ,, ,.
toliiclliues as much as lilty bushels id
wheat to the acre and oilier cereals in
proportion. Pc sides, the uneiilt i v atcd
lisMing largelv of numberless
islands in the Lena, in the immediato
j neighborhood of Yakutsk, yield a rich
' harvest of hay in the month of August.
i Thev are generally a.-sigm-il to tlm
j and called Man ha. I'pnti the inliab:-
t...,,, .' ft.;,. iP'ure 'III. I IOIOO .'il.4
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. UCIOIieiOj; I" .1 -' ' I IV O , 11 .1 '
; believers, who live near py.uie i,usi.ui
; given tV them in prelereiice to ail
j ethers in Yakutsk.
I I-"'-1. "'" " ' "' principal
! part of the population, are called in
'their own language tlm tribe of sadia.
Their i iplexion is a dark yellow, and
in theii almond-sluipcd cy.s.as we!! as
their language, tln v give lin outrov ert-
livil,(.ni.,'. r their Mongol descent,
j Their language belongs to the same
I family us that of the Turk and Tartar,
, In fact, the farlars. of vv hi. h t here are
a greai manv nv in
in Yakutsk as
ils. vei v oiiii klv leurn to speak the
Yakuti tongue in roiiscpieni e of this
intimate relation of the languag 's.
The Y akuti are engaged principally in
raising horses and cattle, but in vil
lages and towns they are tradesmen,
and as such are iiotoriou-dy tricky,
grasping and unreliable. ,inl.
You or I.
TP c Pol. Id kliW
H'hii-li of if. ihirliii!.'. wonl.l l.p fii't top".
Who w.iiiM U lii-l t" Incus I Ii"' sc IliiiK ti.tPi
Ol.l '-U'l' llh'liP up"" lbi- oilier "i'lc
It' ! t-iiilM Knott '
It' it wrre von,
Mi'.nM I Ik .-.lib. I pill,' 'li':l,i i" vi'-w?
Mllllll'1 i HO I 'e lo V..II IH"ie "U -XtfS'f
III .-;io;il. I 'li- .'il. '! ol.n. IHIV .l-s
II ll Wile '.'l'
If it well' I.
Mioilld I ill'.;..p.u tl.e inoieelll--l;piK hv?
Shi.lll'l I more r!o-el follow ( i' I s r.'Ul 1
tic till. "I wilh sw. i lei . h oily toman
II it wi n 1 '
II w i l know'
W o i-iiniii.t. 'killing; mi I li- h'-t'.'r so.
I -hoiil l lur ju-l ii- I lo-'l i .
n 1 walk ii'.oii- the -;one old -linnl'liii ' -II
I ,.,.ild know.
1 would II 't kll"W
Whirll ol il;llli': '. Mil I"' lil-1 to .
I only ui-h the -,'K. e lllll.v let he loll
llrlwieli I In- I'.nliii.'llll I tile 1 line. -"liy.
II ll Wlli-ll ll wh.'K-.ol how wi're called to H"
I w. id l not know.
Kvery one has a right t' drop a Un
to a lish.
A political convention is usually
born wilh a caul.
A ' popular chord" out West is tie:
one the crou d docs the lynching with.
lire'ch-s of promise - Tlios the
ailor siid he would have finished on
The "loo solid llesh " which SO both
ered Hal ib t was probably a tough
It oiiuds paradoxical, but a sick
Indian can In al the same time a well
No ma'ter 'mw old the attractions
of a lin n igerie may be. you are just i
li' d in expecting to find among the
at lea-t i ne thing that is gnu.
An article containing a dozen hints
on how to take care of a burse is going
the roiin !s of t he press, but there is
not one hint as bow to get the horse.
Wagner's music is called the "music
of tin f iture." because you can't get
the nnis of il out of your ears for
two weeks after you hear it.
More umbrellas are made in Phila
delphia than in any other city in the
country, and yet on rainy days um
brellas an ju-t as scarce ih re as ail'
A dude w ishing tobe witty, accosted
an old rag-mau as follows: " You take
all sorts of trumpery in your cart
don't you?" Yes; jump in! juuij
in ! "
An attorney-nt-law. who wished to
show his smart uc.s by .piizing an old
farmer, began by asking him if there
were many girls in his neighborhood,
"Yes." replie I th.-old man: "there's ji
dreidi'ul sjeflit of Vm -so many that
tin-re ain't, half enough 'respect abb'
husbands for 'em ad. and so some ot
'.-in are beginning to lake up will;
lawyer-!' " I'm- attorney didn't "fol
o up l.. silb j.'1'l."
An Indian l.nve Story.
The Indian, true to his traditions, is
full of romance. When Miss Alice L.
'. lioiiine, one of the clev erest teacher;
at the Lincoln Institute Indian school
i at Wayne, l.i
was returning from
in O ikota, after se-
I liosebud Au'enc
I led ing a lot of Indian girls, she stopped
i with the party at a bouse mi t he plains
.wailing for a girl vv ho was to be
brought to her at that point. There
also happened to be waiting ther'
from an t!ui territory, on his way
east, Ki I win Ast ley, t he young son ol
an Indian chief, who was going to the
Indian school at Hampton lo he edu
cated. The iii'iineiil he laid eyes he
her l.il win fell desperately in love with
Hattie iioiicula, one of the biggest
girls in the party, and by strungi!
unanimity she f. 11 desperately in love
w ith him. They were very much to
gether all the wav coming east, so ;uuch
so that Miss I'.oiime had to interfere.
' When tiny separated it was with evi
dence of distress on the part of both,
ind they have correspondi d regularly
ever since As neither of them liar
progressed very far in the mastery o!
written llngli-h. they have recourse t
i liiodil'n at ion of the traditional picture
wiiting of Iheir savage ancestors,
since her arrival llatlie has been
urallgely alUictcd with lovesiekness
' It appears that with an Indian this is
i malady of more c iiisoipienrc than
isual. Anyhow, one nigiit Hattie,
j laving meantime refused to eat or
dudy. declared that she must die, and
' 'iirrying a bread-xnife vv ith her from
1 .he table, declared her intention to cut
'ser throat. This was going too far
I Mid discipline had to be resorted to,
j she was given a good shaking and told
if she talked of suicide again she would
je thrashed. This appears to have had
! die desirei' effect, and she has calmed
! Jown, but says she will not be happy
1 antil she has "Kdwin. her brave.''
Hattie is about seventei n years old and
F.dvvin a few years her .senior. I'ltUf