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PITTSB()ll() CHATHAM CO., N. C, NOVEMBER 27, 1881.
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I ii flrni if y.
VThnt is the Irnlli In liclifvo.
What ii tint right to bo clone?
l uivlil in I ho webs I n-rava
I ll'llt I'lOIII Mill lo 8C.11.
'J"ho bright wind flew nlong,
i'alin Hal ,i(o4 streaming law.
Ami its sinko U suit nml stronp;
A.s n luniiii'4 velvet iov.
I'ito nl the ilnuliliii'4 mil' 1,
Fllll ,'l'lhl! olden HlW,T,
A :f the ti, t nml the lu-u, nnl tho w ml.
Ami the wrcntiiid the hrnve iimv-lluwcr.
Man was tho Inst to njipenr,
A (jIihv tit tho clo-e ul'il ty,
.'.'low In i liviinjj now in fenr
)Io niop; Ills M likened way.
All 'lie up-tlinist is eono,
1'i'H't' llitit (nine from olii,
t p through tin- li-li ii ml llio k'.viiii,
And I lie- stii. kind's mighty uioltl.
Tlir ynntli of !!. wurM is fleil,
There am emeu in tho tkv,
-:i. i'. tli it iu! iliilled unit dend,
iml the clo.-u nl mi iiro is nigh.
1 he limo ihtnu fdimt to Ki'ievo,
t ir to olice, li he end is one;
Anil ulinl is the truth to believe,
Ami ivlint isilm right to bo done?
12 l Sil in Ocrrhrl Monthly.
CONTENT AT LAST.
Frrsh a a r si- looked Harry Morny
as sin- came in from the woods, on
t !i;it lf:tr autumn afternoon, with her
apron lull of wi!i grapes, ami her hut
garlanded arniiii'l with m. let-veined
Her husband, sitting in hi study,
glanced up at her bright, flushed face,
with sombre eyes full of past nunio
ries. "Is the world coming to an end?"
saucily demanded Harry, as sho Hung
the purple cluster on the t;thle "f"i" I
inn sure thai nothing clsn ran account
for such a solemn fare as yours,
lie tried to smile.
' Y u have been in the woods all
day, Harry ? " he said,
"Where else .should 1 be?" retorted
the young wife, whom ho hid married
because slio was such an embodied
sunbeam. -'You don't catch me pok.
ing myself iiji in the house when nil
the world is so lull of brightness!"
lint she looked half doubtfully at
him as she spoke.
"Now you are going to scold me!"
she said, with a pretty uplifting of her
hands, as if to ward off some verbal
onslaught. 'I can sen the stern wordd
rising ii)) to your lips."
AA111 1, then, so stern with you?"
he uttered. "If so, it is quite unin
tentional. Xo, Many, I am not going
to scold you."
Fur he remembered that Harry was
only eighteen, and that he was eight-and-thirty.
Harry came and perched herself on
h s knee.
".lulian," she said, with a sudden
bnr.t of penitence, "i am sorry!"
"Sorrv! ami for what?"
He put his hand caressingly on her
blonde curls, as he might have stroked
a pretty infant's head.
"I meant to practice to-dav," she
pleaded, ' and to read a whole chapti r
in 'Maeaulay's History of England,'
and to darn your stockings in the con
vent stitch that Aunt Prudence taught
me; but when I got out in the sun
shine 1 forgot it all. Oh, Julian, I
shall never le.-rn to be a companion to
And she glanced ruefully around at
the drifts of paper and open folios on
tlie desk, and her radiant face glo.mied
over suddenly, as she caught sight of
a tiny photograph lying close by his
"Julian!" she exclaimed, abruptly,
'why did you marry me?"
"Is that so hard to guess, little
one ? "
"Yes, but why ?" she persisted. "I
am so Billy and shallow -that is ex
actly what Mrs. Meredith calls me
and my poor little groveling soul can
never reach up to the height of yours.
Oh, don't try to comfort me I un
derstand it all," with another sidelong
glance at the holograph. "You loved
hrrl She wa a true wife to you. I am
only a jdayth ng!"
"Have I ever said so, Harry V"
"A score of tunes!" cried Harry, get
tiny; more and worn excited, while the
deep roses burned vividly on her cheeks.
Not in actual words perhaps, but
Oh, Julian, why did I ever marry
a widowei? SShe is as much my
rival now as if she was a liv ng and
breathing woman. Julian, I Aafehcr!"
"Give me that picturel" cried tho
young wife, snatching the photograph
from tho desk, and retreating a pace
or two, as if sho feared to be pursued
"It shall not lie beside you at your
wor You shall not carry it next
ou heart when you go out of "the!
she paused as if expecting a volley j
f renionstrancj.s perhaps a stern re
I roof but he rever spoke a word,
lb- only I hike. I a her with sail, grave i
"Julian," shi hesitated, more en
treatingly, "may I have it the photo
"Yes," he answered. "I can remem
ber how she louked, without any
counterfeit presentment. Yes, you
may have it, Harry, if that is your de
sire." And Harry vanished out of the
room, half-delighted, haif-terrilied, at
what she had done. Swift as any ar
row she darted down to a cool, shady
nook, at tlu foot of the garden, where
a crystal trou'--: i i i gurgled under
the sha low o.' a v; ; itiy of elm leaves,
andatwi ted root formed a sort of
".Shall I fling it into tho stream '"
she asko I herself, ".shall I tear it up V"
Hut as she looke I at the soft, calu
features, a gentler mood crept over
"How wicked and babyish I am!"
she said. No, no! I will not tear up
your face, swaet saint. 1 should have
lovul you, too. if you ha I been living
will try to love you now, because lie
loved you! Look down from your
throne in heaven, dear, white-robed
angel, and help me to be worthy to sit
in your seat at his hoard, to share four
plaeo in his heart!"
And glancing fearfully around her,
lest she should bo obierved, she kissed
the photograph once, twice, thres
times, and placed it in her bnsoni.
Wneu she came hack to the house
she was quieter and more silent than
usual, but she did not offer to give
back the photograph to her husband.
Was she jealous of it still ?
And Julian Morny went quietly on
with his student labors --ti e labors in
I which his first wife had shared so in-
teMigently and helpfully.
II'! hid ove I his beautiful F.vango
j lino so truly an I passionately, she had
j been so entirely a part of his existence,
! ihat when sjjj died it seemed impossi
ble that he could ever place another
i woman in the empty niche of her
I Hut as timo dulled the lirst sharp
e dges of his sorrow, and pretty Harry
Tinton's winning graces stole into his
i heart, he began to re'die that he was
1 n-1 yet. an old i itoi nor a hermit.
II" I i 'Ue.l :;l Kv.m 'cline's picture.
" woiiid have bid in" bo happy,"
he said. .She wonl I have told me
tlat it was no di.sioaliy lo cheer the
darkness of niv hie with a second
So he married the smiling young
beauty, and the only grief that can
kered his heart was Harry's insano
unreasonable jealousy of her dead
Ju'ian whs no expert in leading the
hieroglyphics of a woman's heart!
"Harry," he would say, with a
pained expression upon his face, "if
I you loved me, you would not talk in
j this way."
j "It is because 1 do lovo you that 1
cannot help talking in this way," she
j remonstrated, and then her tender,
I coaxing little artifices would be re
I "If you would only forgit her,"
j pleaded Harry -"if you would only
'tell me that I am past and present
both to you."
Hut he smiled and shook his head.
"Sweetheart," he would say, "ynu
are the sunshine of my present. With
my past no living touch can meddle.
Is not that enough V"
"No!"' Harry cried, "it is not
And after she had taken triumphant
possession of the picture, a new
shadow seemed to darken silently on
Ho was as tender as ever to the
child-wife, whoso presence lent such
fascination to his home. He did not
ask for the return of the photograph,
but he felt that there was something
missing at his side.
He had declared that he could re
member Kvangeline without the pic
ture, and yet he longed with an unut
terable longing to look once more upon
He resolutely guarded himself from
sitting in judgment on the lovely little
sprit" who loved him with such way
ward unreasoning affection; and yet
he could not but feel that Harry had
been cruelly unjust to Evangeline.
So he left off thinking about it at
all, anil applied himself steadfastly to
the studies which had always formed
the main occupation of his life.
It was a stormy night -mid-January
with the snow-llakes whirling
wildly through the darknrss, and a
tumultuous wind howling in the tree
tops. He hail been writing long and
steadily, and had leaned back in his
chair for a rest of hand and brain,
when Harry came in, attired in the
black-velvet d ress which ho had given
her. and wearing at her round, white
throat a little cross of diamonds.
The husband's serious face bright
ened at the fair vision. .
"Why, my pet!" ho exclaimed, cap
turing the hand that was laid lightly '
on his shoulder; "what is tho meaning j
of this extraordinary brilliance of cos- J
tnine? Is there to be a party or j
ceremonious dinner?" j
"Neither," Harry answered, "Hut .
it is my ic-day. Do you rrimiubcr
what anniversary this is, Julian? Ten
years ago, to-day, you were married to
"I remember it, Harry," ho said,
Mie took hi:s hand with imperious
enderness and led him to the little
drawing-room, where hot -house llowers
were arranged in all tho vases and
wax candles burned.
Above the mantle hung a crayon
picture of his dead wife, siniling at
him liko a living face.
"Kvangeline!" he cried. "Her viry
face! Oh, Harry, where did you gel
"It is my anniversary gift to yoi,
Julian," she said. "I had it taken
from your little photograph. Is it not
sweet? Is it not holy in its expres
"How can I thank you for it?" he
said, in broken accents.
"Hul you in list let. mo keep the
photograph," pleaded Harry, with tears
j in her eyes. "I have learned to love
I it. It is my guardian angel, my sweet
' companion and counselor. Oh, I cau-
not part with it now.'"
And drawing it from her bosom, she
kissed it reverently.
"Harry my Harry!" said the hus
band. "What has wrought this
ehatigo in your heart?"
'Kvangelino's face," she answered,
in a whisper.
lie drew her tenderly to his heart.
"."sweetheart," he said, "this was all
that was lacking to complete my per
Wit h his arm still about her waist.
he looked up at Kvangeline's picture.
"I love you both with tho same
love," ho answered, impressively.
And Harry was content at last.
Helen Forrest Urares.
Industry anil Intelligence.
An industrious man will naturally
be an intelligent one. He will become
deeply interested in all subjects, read
all available matter pertaining to his
occupation, and by observing how the
experience of others coincides with his
own, enlarge his views, become en
couraged in his labors, and using the
brains and strength (bid has given him.
will in the end bo successf il.
See what the exercise of intelligence
and industry have dme in our own
land. One short century ago the
country was covered with vast forests
and inhabited by wild men and animals.
Now, mark the contrast; our large
densely populated cities, excellent sys
tem of laws for protection of t licit
inhabitants, thi net-work of railways
over the continent, numberless large
factories and many institu ions of re
ligion and learning of which we nrf
justly proud. What l as made this
change? The industry and intelligence
of working men. To be sure "nothing
is impossible to him who wills," cannot
apply to all. Subordinate places are to
be tilled, and if men of humble abilities
beco'iie discontented through the in
flueuci, of this high pressure system,
the misapplication of it naturally be
comes a matter of lasting regret.
Let us all try to be somebody, but let
that somebody be just what nature in
tended us to be. Someone h s said, tho
most valuable lesson one learns is, "to
do what ought to bo done, when it
ought to be dono whether he likes it or
not. ( ertainly this is most beneficial
advice. Following it will ameliorate
the ills of our present condition anil
lead to self-advancement. St, Louis
Its Vast txlenl.
Nearly all schoolboys are familiar
with tho fine passage from a speech by
Daniel Webster in wh'ch he alluded to
the territorial extent of Great Britain's
possessions. Ho spoke of the morning
drum-beat keeping company with the
hours and saluting tho llag of Great
Britain as the sun journeyed around
the earth. Sir Richard Temple, at the
scientific meeting at Montreal, read a
paper on the vast extent of the Knglish
power. One fifth of the habitable
globe was under tho sway of (Jut-en
Victoria. Her subjects number 315,
000,000, and Australia and Canada
have room for two hundred million
more. The annual revenue of the em
pire amounts to $1,018, (MM ,000. Loea'
taxes swell this sum $: 105,001 ,()i0
more, so that the entire cost of gov
ernment is about 7.50 per capita an
nually. These are impressive figures;
but our own. country is rapidly- over
taking Great Britain in wealth ami
population. Our relative increase is
much greater. In the pregnant words
of Prime Minister Gladstone, "the Uni
ted States are passing Kng.'and at a
cm 1 1.:!: nx'.s mim'in.
Ilohln ami Wrt-n.
The robin canu! to tin' ion's nost
Tlin nnt in the li '"ilium spray.
" 1 1,-y. (iosi,i," 111" lilt o n r. n snirl,
"Wliero have, you Iiimmi to-il iy?"
"'J'liroiigli thn trees, nml inoi llio tro
lift worn tlio giwii iiml blue;
1,0:111 out of your in-l. I ioii dour
I've sinntliiii to iiv to von.
"I don't fuifjol how you fed nio onoo.
And Rave me ii unitlirr's euro.
Listen, Go sii' I.inrlo.10 nwhile;
llio npniTow-luuvk's 11 thsair."
Kill if J-:. Rr.
Tha -airr inwnrft.
A la.v little girl, who likud to live
in comfort, and did not want to do
anything, one day asked her fairy god.
mother to give her a good g nins who
would do even-thing for her. On ti e
instant the fairv calle I ton dwarfs.
who washed an 1 dressed the little girl,
and combed her hair, an I fed her, and
so on. All was done so lib ely that
she was happv. except for the thought
I Ihat tlif.-..ol,l "To nrovent.
that." said the godmother. "I will
place them in your ten pretty little
lingers to stay." And there they are
Th Monkry Family. sib'Tia as all amelioration of bis sad
According to Martin, the second ' '""Uti-n. When the long expiv'cd
order of the mammalia are the quad- 'l''.v t.f transportation arriv s and the
runiana, or four-handed. Among them P'v.-ni.ir of the prison annonn-es then
are found the apo. orang-outang. cw"""8 removal, the p prisoners
baboon and inonkev. Huffon divided e.inee limindUw j-.y and gb.dne-s for
them as follows: those which have no tliw rhMW 's'rro..u.led by a
fills are aoes; t!,os with short tail- vigilant guard of soldiers the cnviets
are baboons; the most numerous :
division have long tails, and ari ;
called monkeys. The orang-outangs
are not numerous; they inhabit tluini. j
penetrable forests of Horneo, Java an
Sumatra, as well as the forests of
Guinea and t'-mgo. Tho natives of
Horneo insist that the o.-ang-outang is
a man. and tint ho will not speak be
cause he is afraid he will be made t
work. He i -the only ap which use
sticks ami stones as a means of de
fence; ho has some i ca of arti
licial weapons, and in this respect dif
fers from all other animals. When ar
elephant invades a part of the forest j
which they have appropriated, they
seldom fail to drive him away by tin
use of sticks and sto ii s.
The bonneted monkey is found In
Bengal; it is brown in color, but on tin
upper part of the head is a portion oi
white, which, diverging in rays, fash
ions a sort of bonnet like that worn by
the Chinese. From his flesh-colored
visage, the white cap, the lively brown
eyes and human-shaped cars, the bmi
net-ape looks like a little old man. H:
imitates everything he stes. He ran
be taught to sm. ike cigars, dance on
rone, and walk with a cane.
Tl.echaema,or black Pavian (shni
l,orn run is a variety of tlie oauoor
family, and resembles a pig in the face
He is dusky olive in color, and on tin
end of his tail is a tuft like a tassel
He is a native of the Cape of Clout'
Hope. Living in tribes, and always
reany 10 piunuei, mis ra. u. .......-.
commit fearful devastation in the vino
yards and gardens.
With a sagacity almost human, tne,
will station a guard on th - outposts U
watch. A portion of them enter th'
enclosure, climb tho trees, pluck tht
fruit and toss it to th 'Se sta idiiif
below. These hand it to others, win
form aline reaching to the rendevo.P
outside, which is generally in some
craggy nvvpilain, an 1 thus, all assist
ing in tho work, the booty is soon safe
ly dispose 1 of. As soon a the sentine'
sees some one approaching, ho
the a,.mn bv uttPrin!r a j,,,, rrv, am
thp blunderers all scamper off. If h'
neglects to warn them in time, thf
whole party will fall upon him am'
beat him severely.
The howling monkeys are remark !
able forthe frigh' fill iPiistH which they t
make by tho Use of a singular bony
Btibstance connect 'd with the larynx.1
which serves as a resounding board :
They are very numerous in the primi -tive
forests of South America, wtvr,
they live in companies. At night they
hold their concerts, which are terrifv-'
ingin their character, and can be he ml
f or miles. A company ot soldieis b -;
longing to a garrison at Surinam, hav
ing been sent out ;-t night to recon
noitre, landed in a creek in the neigh-;
borhoodofa forest whero these ani-j
mals were holding their nocturnal
assembly. Hearing the terrible noi-e. which was formerly rejected as worth
they became alarmed and retreated, less, is now consumed in immense
with the announcement that a formid. j quantities in France in the form of
able enemy was approaching. I "patent fuel," or coal brick. Tho
. ! natural supply of dust from tne yards
'ot IPs Night. of the coal merchants being entirely in-
Bridget, if Mr. Wilkin-- comes ad- j sullieient for the needs of the brick
mit him. Mr. Johnson may come. It's ! works, the manufacturers, particularly
not his night, but he has been very af- j in the Nantes district, import a large
fectionate lately anil he's jus! in
state of mind to make a mistake."
Mr. Johnson rings the bell.
"Missis is very sorry, sir, but si
says as how it ain't your night."
I' nt Press.
I'.AMSIIKl) TO SIHKRIA.
Trmi sport i n cj Russian Prisnn
, ers to the Mine.
; A. Long nnl Woarisorae Journey by tin;
i 0 indiumied, and How it h Taken.
i How prisoners are transport!' 1 from
j llussian prisons to tho mines of sib -ria
i is described in the following letter
1 from Western Siberia to the New
j York '' li'jr'im : After the sentence
j is pronounced and be is doomed to
; banishment, he is usually sent to one
! of the so-called "central garrisons,"
j wl'iHl are only live ill number, m
j "-"l'l-an Hussia. There bo awaits
j l,is transportation to Siberia or to the
" ".I' halio. where he is to labor
j in mines.
1 Tlm l'rocessof transportation nlTonls
1 11 ,n,)st strange and peculiar sight , not
only to a T.uropean but even to a llus
sian himself. The very day of his
ponviclion the convi-t's hair is shaved
off. In former days a triangular
Stamp produced liV tint
iron, was set
n his forehea I. prol ablv for the pur
pose of preventing his escape by this
iiiefi'aeeable seal of Cain . His allow
ance of provision;- is reduced to a min
imum. He awaits his transporta'.ion
step into thu prison yard in order to
be examined, searched and numbered,
then they select one of them in (In
capacity of elder who is to act as a rep
resentative in the mioters of sup
plying their provisions and delivering
their complaints and requests to the
accompanying ollio r. Peaching
Xijni-Novgorod they halt for a day's
rest in the Mate Prison. Tho Irans
poi la! ion is ah- ;:y t . iking p!a -e in the
summer season wlici nasig.iti'ii on
th, Volga li.M-r is open. . ., from
May till septieii'o.'r. The government
has no steamers of its own and the
convicts go on a boat covered with an
'run cage and hired on contract of th--firm
of lloiubatolf ,x Ignatoll, which
has during that season a weekly line
for transport ing passengers and freight
from Nijnii-Novgorod to Perm. '1 he
convicts' boat is hauled by the passen
ger sUamcr until Perm is reached,
whence they go by railroad across the
I 'rat Mountains to I'.kalerinbourg, the
last railroad station on the frontier of
Murope and Asia. From llkaterin
bourg they are transported in wagons
to a small town in the province of
Tobolsk. A( Tinmen the lirst step is
taken on Silu rian ground.
I'he ioiirm v from Tinmen to Tomsk
j ,.sts , .' ' nini, ,w
beaiiMl'ul glimpses of the rich scenery
that is to be found in abundance in
the wild convict land. Having had
their day's rest in the State Prison the
convicts, accompanied by an iscort.
stari on foot, the luggage, the sick.
, ,u, W(,ni.n vWlWn.lu in cast. , , ,1C
latter voluntarily a impanying them,
being transported in wagons. In spite
of the vigilant eye of the guard no
party ol convicts was ever delivered
in full number. Properly speaking,
the guard is held over them till Perm
where it begins to decrease grain illy.
On their way to Siberia the convicts
practise among themselves such mer
cantile affairs as changing t heir names,
which is another way of taking each
other's placets for a certain amount of
money. For instance. I van is doomed
to hard labor and Pe'.er is s,.ntt need
only (o distant banishment, but Ivan
having in possession a sum of money
forfeits it, together with tin- severity
(if his punishment, for :he benefit of
Peter's sentence, who, henceforth
called Ivan, voluntarily accepts the
exchange and goes to work in the coal
mine, for twenty years. The possibil
ity of such exchanges will be easily
conceived if one bears in m.nd that
the ollicer ami escort do not know the
countenances of the convicts, the
guard being changed at several sta
tions. Thev olilv take care to deliver
the number of convicts they were in-
Talent Bricks" in Tlace if
The I'nited States commercial agent
at Nantes says that the coal dust.
quantity ol coal dust Irom ( ardilt,
Swansea anil Newport. The process
of manufacture is very simple. The
coal dust is mixed with pitch ami the
mixture pen. red into cups attached to
a belt, each cup conta ning just enough
material for a brick of the size desired.
The belt in its movement passes this
material through a chamber, where P.
is exposed to steam, which fuses the
two substances into a homogeneous
mass. Thin is poured by the descent of
the belt into molds, where it is suiijee.'
ed to an enormous pressure by a
hydraulic press, or by machinery set in
motion by a steam engine. The brick
is square in form, its thickness being
about one-third of itsotherdimensions,
and its weight live, ten, or fifteen
pounds. Certain of the Fr.-nch railway
companies refuse to accept fuel unless
at h ast pl per cent of pitch has been
used for its agglomeration. It is; tatod
lhat briquet are preferable to ordinary
cal for exportation to the colonies and
to warm climates on account of their
cmpail storage and freedom from
small fragments and ('list, and also for
u-e nn locoino!ie.s, both mi account of
economy and space and because lireinen
can always determine the amount of
fuel they arc employing in a given
time, the weight of each brick being
j exactly known. The manufacturer'1
jcl'im that the "patent fuel" is more
! healthv for .loiii' stie use than ordinary
coal, citing in support of this theoiy
the declaration of certain well-known
physicians. At the present day a liuui-
ber of lirieKs are ma le fcr domestic use
of small sie and perforated with circu-
I lar or longitudinal opt nings. --Journal ,
1 of ih, s,;,r; ' Art.
I A correspondent of the Hoston
i '';'(. ) siivs: A friend of mine, who
! years ago used to travel up and dow n t
I the Mississippi river, said to me re- .U (.1U,.( the ,,iu rllll :l )ittlo while
j cently: '! have watched gambling on ; J(((W ..
I the Mississippi river steamboats night ;
... , i . .,,,. Il in iv b,-true that" tw- is con
after night, and I haw had a pretty I
, , ,.,,..! panv and threes a crowd, but yon
lair chance of observiii',' s 'iiie ot the-, 1
.. . ... .... i, ,. ! wotil.l have i onsideraldo trouble ton-
superstitions of the old-time gamblers. ,
,. . . , . i or! viiK'ui'' ;i theatriea manager ol (In
I or instance, thev do not b.-beve there i n "
is any great luck in any of the precious
i stones excepting diamonds. If you ; A poet in (iermany has been lined
' have noticed the professional gambler, i ?-"" nml sent to prison four ni-mthr-.
even of thi s.-days, you will see tuat j They treat such offences much inon
he usually wear's no nth. r ornament severely in (iermany than they ih
except diamonds. 1 don't believe that here.
you could hire a gambler t wear --oh. yes. Jones is getting -n lirst
sun opal. ( ;n's of all kinds are sup-J rale, lie's just coining money in hi
posed to 1-rini bad luck, but a sun ' n v busines-." "Ah. I'm glad to lu ai
opal, in a eauibl r's estimation, brings
the worst luei; of all. I have yet tc
I si o a gambler with nerve enough tr
sit down to a game wearing a sun
(pal. Another thing, your profession
al gambler will never allow you to
touch his chair when he is playing. In
.old times, w hen the stakes were high
on the river boats, manv a bloody
quarrel has u-row n out of an inl rac
tioti of this unwritten law. I'sually
gambler i'd at once leave the game
and if he ret urns he will not play foi
large stakes. Now I will give ym;
otic more, which is perhaps the most
universal rule among gambler evet
to tirs day. At midniiit the 'old
timer' w ill arise from the hoard ant
partake of a liht lunch and perhaps;
little wine. When lie resumes hi;
seat you will observe that he ha1
changed his hat. That is an nma.y
ing rule. To sit through a game with
the same hat on in the gambler's max
ims is considered a little less foolish
than giving Ins money away. lo al
of the gamblers of today ki t p up tht
same siiperst itimis ? Some of (hem do
though they have no need to. Then
are very few gane s nowadays when
a m m is not certain to lose ail he ha
jf tie-gambler only wi-hi's t i t..te it.
Within the past lilteei, years 1 have
not seen a "aim- where die. ring, more
or less adroit, w as not indulged in tc
trap the tin wa ."
It All Deiu-iitls on tlie Mom ich.
It is a fundamental truth in natti.
ral science that the whole organized
world is created wi'h an especal re -
gard to the stomach. Cuvier and t In
other comparal ive anatomists have
demonstrated to evidence tha' a mem-
bianeoiis digesting sac is the s-mplest
primeval form of annual being, and
that as organization prog, esses in com -
plexity the stem. tch is ever t he nude.
us around which head:;, heart-, legs,
wings anil tails are arranged, with an
all but exclusiv e view to the especial
interests of that part. While, there
fore, a stomach can do very well by
itself, in itpb peiidence of all that, we
are accustomed to consider as the ani
mal, no animal can carry on the war
tor live minutes without a stomach.
The stomach is in truth the immediate
cause of all the endless varieties of
animal form, and digestion the one
main end of animal existence. Man
himself, that perpetual object of his
own admiration, is but a more compli
,.ated zoophyte, a perfect "d zoophyte, a j the lands and homes of his forefathers.
perfected stomach, a ti at.seendontal On the Napa hillsides undiscovered
ma'-hine for theassimi ation and claim- j mineral wealth awaits the fortunate
ration of nutritious particles. To eat, I prospector. Coal has been found in'
and to be eaten, is the common lot .of Vv eral places, silver here and there1
all living being; and if man be indeed j mil traces of gold in the beds of brooks,
the lord of the creation, it is manifest'y that head in the mountains. What
only in th-- right of his omnivorous the Indian atlirins may yet be proven
faculty. BrtKiklyn Engle. I to be a I act.
SVn U r and hinin-. iio.i..tie bono,
W, inlli'.l i' tlie future to il inr;
ller I'-"'' pink palm, tlie bit in in V own,
'l oi.l i!i ii i-baii'l wi-lelioiieliiilli worn mini"
"Wh it did yn n-l; for.'" bi- eied m li'W.
I.o-.l.in.; li.' . !li,V Willi ee.-i mi llu".
'1 wil,' I an-v ei'ed. drawing her elo-o.
'I he uo'.nun I ivin mi-til l"ok Id." "'i:
run ii ns ii lore-! brook.
H't ell. ! i a- i.jik :is n sen.slmll'.
A lender ni i:l'!l. an I a s niev lo k,
And "I' la oh n hair with it goMeii lint ;
ll!li-. Ill it 111) Inlllio wile llli-lll I'O
Von dear but" 1,'n-e, and only wa."
Hiding tier I'.h-o in in) brensl, said she,
"l-n'l il binnr? I wished that, loo."
Uuili lliill in llnprr.
doing to the dors bones.
It is a wet dav when an uml relh"
j ,1..,:n(.s, t i : 1 1 is run into the
uroim 1 artesian well digging.
j .. ij. , IIS e can'l under-
stand whv trees should have trunks.
Tiny never travel anywhere.
A baby wakens in the morning
wilb a smile. W hen it gets to bo a
man il goes to bed with a "smile."
Ihsniarck's powers are weakening.
It is said he cannot get outside of as
many bologna sausages as he used to.
It may be well to stat-. for th" in
formation of amateur arlisK that
plaster casts of royal personages are
not made of court plaster.
"See here, I'd like to know when yon
are going to pay me that bill you owe
inc. I've iii it as Ion" as 1 propose to."
it. W hat business is he in
i i, nn
Kate il.'ake. the latest debutante
among lln::lish professional beauties, i
said lo have a perfect complexion
The name of the maker is not yet an
I'on't suv von will thrash a man
j ";itl1 .v"" have done it. There is al
wavs an element ol uncertainty in
such statements which is bound to be
It is hopeless for a short man (
ever expect to be a tall man, but a t ill
man can easily become a short man
This fact is so ohvio'js that it i-scan-civ
worth lu' iit inning.
.tuan lbunero. an Indian upward of
sixty years of age, now living in the up
per part of Napa Valley, Cal.. is a mem
ber of one of the many tribes of abori
gnies that in his boyhood days called
that valley their home. At that date
many of the Indians were in the ser
vice of and were cared for by thf
Spanish pah's. lloinero says a gold
mine had been found and opened undei
direction of the priests in the range ol
hills bordering Napa Valley on tin
east. It was about ls2' that the Mexi
can authorities, becoming aware that
the missions in I'alifornia had acquired
a vast amount of properly, decided tc
tax each and all ot them. Nut satis
lied with this slow process of acquiring
the wealth they so much coveted, they
afttrwarl eoaiiscatcd the mission
j properly by the wholesale. While tho
j Indians w ere toiling in the gold mines
Ion the Xapa hillside news came that,
(he Mexicans were on their way to the
v alley. Iloau-ro was then live or six
j years of age, a chore boy at the mine,
1 lie says that upon receipt of the news
work was inline liately stopped, the
mouth of the drift blocked up and
i every indication of the existence of a
I mine th st roved, in ord r that the
Mexicans should never find the source
of the covet ed treasure.
The secret of the exact location of
the mine has been well kept. The
Indian miners, frightened away by the
Mexicans, left for other localities.
They have long since pussod away to
! tlieir happy hunting grounds. 1,'omero
! has lived in the valley all the interven-
ing years, much of his time having,
been spent in the service of the whites,'
who long ago came into possession of