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(5lfc !atl)am ttcrovb. Qlljc l)ntl)QmHeccirb. II. A. I.ONDOIV, EDITOR AND TROPHIETOH. KATES on ADVERTISING FFRMSOF SUBSCRIPTION, One squiire, one inertion ;One squnre, two insertions -;One square, one inontli !t.00 2.3D One ropy, one year One copy, six months . On'.' copy, throe months 2. on 1.00 , j For larger advertisements liberal con- ; tracts will ho made. VOL. VII, PITTSB()ll() CHATHAM CO., N. C, NOVEMBER 27, 1881. NO ftt (Ctattaw lifj 6 6-6 Q 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 autumn leaves. 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, lulian." 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 you! " 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 nkstand. "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!" "Harry! Harry!" "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! room!" 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 eyes, 1 "Julian," shi hesitated, more en treatingly, "may I have it the photo graph ?" "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 rustic seat. ".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 her. "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 being. 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 love." 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 rival's memory 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 ! doubled. 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 enough!" And after she had taken triumphant possession of the picture, a new shadow seemed to darken silently on his forehead. 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 her face. 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. "Julian!" 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 F.vangeline Sedley." "I remember it, Harry," ho said, sadly. "Come !" 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 ?" "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 sion ?" "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 fect happiness." 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 2Vagn;inr. 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 canter." Pmorst. 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 yet 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' 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 the 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 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- trusted with. 1 Talent Bricks" in Tlace if Wnnil and Coal. 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- I I i 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'niiihlci-s' Siiii'istiliiun. 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 " i lac' 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. The WMi-Boiie. 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.; 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: lie run ii ns ii lore-! brook. H't ell. ! i a- i.jik :is n sen.slmll'. tint, 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. ill .noitois. doing to the dors bones. It is a wet dav when an uml relh" gets left. 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 tcrfeiting." 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 noiinced. 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 respected. 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. lliibleu Treasure. .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

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