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II. A. LONDON,
KDlTtiH AND PKOIMULToK.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION,
One ropy, one vo.ir
One ropy, six month ,
On'1 ciiin, t 'in e months
Hero or There ?
May (iodhe near thep, fi ionS,
When wo arc faraway;
May His smile clicor thoi, Irionil,
Anil make all light as day.
Look up! tho sky, tho stars nbjvn
Will whisper to thoo of 11U changeless love.
In ilist int. desert places
Tho mounts of lioil urn found;
His sky tho world emhriros,
An I makes it holy kioiiihI;
Tho heart lint servos, ami love, an I clings,
I t:irs everywhere- the rush of anel vvins.
To liml tin1 there is here;
All spaces are His own;
The iliMant ami I lie near
Are sh nlmvi of llis throne;
All limes are His, tho new, the ol 1 ;
Wlni I hoots it wliero life's littlo tale is tol-l ?
"Pis no, for m to choose;
We lislon ami oln-y ;
'Tis His to pull mul uei
"l'is ours to serve :im-I pruv;
It matters little, here or tln-ie,
tent's world is wide, anil II" ivun is every wheic.
We cannot io so far
That home is out of si-M ;
The morn, the ovonin -t ir.
Will ny. lioeil-ito ' lioml nilil 1
The heart that loves will never be iilom1:
All e:irlli all heaven it reckons as its ow n.
- ! j H'ut'iii.
Frank tie Yawl was climbing up a
particularly stiff part of a particularly
stiff hill. Sometimes he called in tho
assistance of the Alpine-stock ho lieM
in one hand, but just as often he clam
bered on and up without it. He was
a handsome and a well-made man; any
one could see that lit a single glance,
though he was but a chamois-hunter.
His face and hands were bronzed with
tho sun and exposure, to the weather,
but in his checks the red blood of
health mantled, and his dark eyes
looked ever so soft and good-natured,
and when he smiled, as occasionally he
was doing now, there was a right
merry twinkle about those same eyes,
and he showed a set of teeth as white
iind even as a bat's.
Why was Frank do Vaud smiling?
Well, one reason was this he was
singing, and the song ho was singing
neers-itated an occasional smile.
Parenthetically, b-t me tell you that it
s oke volumes for the strength and
v gor of his lungs, that he could sing
at all w hile climbing so steep a hill.
Hut he had lam bound to say. -one
other reason for sm'ling, for Frank
tie Vaud was going to see pretty.Iittle,
bright-eyed Johanna, the goat-herd's
daughter, and Johanna loved honest
Frank, and he knew it right well.
They were going to be married before
a great many months were over, and
his chief reason for visiting her cot
tage to-night she dwelt a long. l"tig
way up the hill was to press her to
"Nnine the day, tin- liiippy ilny,"
as the song says. lie stood at length
on the lower edge of a Kind of broad
table-land. A ravine ran right down
through the very centre of it, a gorge,
a canon, call it what you like, only so
tleep was it that you could barely see
I he tips of the giant spruces and larch
es that grew in it.
oiher trees grew sparsely here and
there a'l over the table-land. High
up on the far-off horizon rose the
snow-clad jagged peaks of the Alps,
tinged with the carmine of tho setting
sun, and the clouds and mists that en
veloped them beneath were also tipped
with red, shading off lower down into
purple, then into gray. Hut it wasn't
on the mountains, nor on the clouds
either, that Frank w as gazing, but on
the charming little Lhalct still lower
down. It was half buried in brushy
trees, and there was smoke curling up
On went Frank de Vaud, continuing
his song. He said kindly good night
to a bevy of girls w ho were waiting
for tho cows to come home. "Still
higher up he met the eow.s themselves,
and stood aside till they passed.
Then he must shake hands with the
herdsman, and the herdsman laughed
"I know where you are off to, Frank
Vaud, 1 know. We will soon all have
a danca Ah! I know; ha! ha! don't
deny it. We all know. Sood night,
Well, Johanna was waiting for him,
and they met as true lovers who are
betrothed, and soon to be wed, usually
ilo meet. They did say that Johanna
was the prettiest girl in all the canton,
and 1 think they were not far wrong.
Her dress became her so, too, and the
modest way her hair was done up. and
her sweet voice, and her tleep blue
thoughtful eyes, and tho blush upon
her bonny face, and and but there!
Mitlice it to say, she was a charming
little mountain maiden, and no one
could blame Frank a bit for loving
Hut could she name the day, think
you? Not she.
Oh! I don't know," she always ans
wered bashfully. "Well, then," she
added i this particular evening, "say
in six months' time."
"Oh! dearest, we don't know what!
might happen before then,". said Frank,
Frank do Vaud was right.
"Hut," he said, "remember, darling,
I'll claim you to the very day. So be
Frank tie Vaud was out almost
every day in the mountains. A very
tlaring hunter, he! And a very success
ful one too. His gun, though, was not
much to look at; it had many little ec
centricities, but as Frank knew tiiem
all. and made allowance for them, he
wouldn't have given that old gun for
one worth double tho money.
Ono beautiful afternoon, when high
above tho mountains, be shot up si
chamois a b ng way down beneath
hint. It was no easy task to reach it.
but he succeeded at last. lie sal
down beside it. lie lit his pipe, and
began to dream and build castles in
the air, or, if lie did not build castles,
he imagined one sweet little rh ilet.
which would be all his and Hull"!
was that a shout from this rrevsisso
far, far below ? He listened. Yes,
there it was again, ringing and clear,
tin ugh, ow ing t the distance, no loud
cr than the voice of a midget.
"Help! Help! Coo-ee. Help! II"lp!"
Do Vaud looked v r the ledge and
saw a dark ligure in the snow.
"Hullo!" lie shouted. "I'll go back
for assistance-. Keep up your heart.
And away went Frank, leaving his
gun beside the slain deer.
"Wait, indeed!" growled little Mr.
1'oddleshy to himself. "I'll Imi'f to
wait! What a fool I was to come away
without a guide! I shall lose
Little Mr. Poddiesby hailed from
Kaling, where he had a line house and
all kinds of line things, his uncle hav
ing died heirless, and left him wealthy.
S 1'uddlesby rcipiired to be a clerk no
longer in the city. He determined to
see the World!
A very vulgar, self-eoiiceite I little
fellow, I'm sorry to say. was Poddies
by. He ha 1 had an idea, even when a
poor clerk, that he was rather attract
ive than otherwise toth'1 fair sex, but
he had riches, he deemed
himself irresistible. He joined sin Al
pine club, and it used to be his boast
that he never required a guide.
Hence we find him at the bottom of
the crevasse, where, had he not been
found by Frank tie Vaud, he would
certainly have perished before in irn
inir. and become food for the raides.
In three hours' time Frank wsis
back with assistance, and Poddiesby
was ssit'e, but more dead than alive.
He w;is then carried to tho nearest j
rhalet, the goat-herd's, where pretty i
"I'll be as fresh sis si daisy to-nior- :
row," said little Poddiesby as they put ;
him to bed.
Hut he wsis not so. He w sis down
w ith a fever, and for weeks lit; lay j
twixt iieatii sin-l lite, vt lien sil lsist
he i-ecame con valescent, nothing could
exceed the kindness of Johanna's pa
rents to him. nor, indeed, of Johanna
"Hut of course I shall pay them well
for it," ssiid Poddlesbv to himself.
Hut wsis this grsititude, reader? I
Poddiesby wsis somewhat surprised - ii..n
..n iii.i.iiL.r i,w iw, t .in,i i,jn
good-by, the erisp bank note he tried
to slip into tho hand of the latter w as
firmly but respectfully declined.
They hud only done their duty, said
this holiest couple; if they deserved
any reward sit all, it would come from
"Well," ssiid Poddiesby to himself
that evening, when he found himself
snug in his hotel, in the town down in
the valley, -1 don't feel over-strong;
I'll stop here si few months suul lish,
and do the ci il to thai charming Jo
hanna. A sweet child she really is.
and I can't do less after all their kind
nesses. I'll take her everywhere and
show her everything. She is too good l
for that lout of a Frsink. Fin not
sure that 1 won't marry her myself."
Ilavoyou ever seen a tiny cloud,
reader, rising over the sea, or over the
hills in a luoiintsiinous land ? I'p and
up and up into the blue sky, getting
bigger and wider and darker every
minute, till at length the storm breaks
and the thunder roars, and all is chaos
and destruction. .lust sin h a little
rlutid began to rise between Frank de
Vaud and Johanna on the very day
that Po ldlesby commenced paying sit
tentioiis to our innocent Swiss maiden.
Ho brought si gift of rare fruit, more
luscious than siny which Johanna or
her parents hsid ever eaten before. It
must have cost golden gulders. She
couldn't offend by refusing to accept
This was the thin edge of the wedge.
After this Poddiesby asked Johanna's
parents and he asked so prettily if
she might be his guide among the hills
now and then; he was studying bot
any, he said, old fraud that be vas.
he did not know a iir -rone from a'
I have now come to tho tlisagreea-'
ble portion of my little tab1, and will !
hasten over i. l'otldlesby made him-1
self a very great favorite with Johan-.
na's parents, and they always thought !
their child safe when with him. I
Meanwhile the cloud grew and grew .
'twixt Frank do Vaud and his bs
trothed, for he was jealous of t he in- '
sinuating Saxon, and at last tho storm j
burst, and the lovers quarreled an I '
Frank spent most, of his tini" among
the mountains now. II'1 loved that 1
somewhat ancient, gun of
than ever. I Cut.
Frank seldom sang. ,
The joy and the happiness seemed
clean gone away from his big heart
for.-ver and a day.
lie gave the little, chab't. at which
he had spent so many a pleasant even
ing, a very wide berth indeed. He
could n t bear tin sight of it. He
would not have gun 'Hear it for worlds.
He dreaded to look upon Johanna, lest
llit.1 old love should return w ith such
force that he might be constrain.il to
make i tool of himself that wsis how
he phrased it -make si foul of himself,
trample on his pride, ;ind own he ha I
been wrong and un just in his jealousy.
Hut was he unjust? lie otten and
oft"n asked himself that question.
Whsit right had she to accept tho gil'tt
of that hateful Saxon? How d.ued sic;
the ailianced bride of Frank de Vaud
--accompany Poddlcsby in his wan
derings among the hills and on excur
sions with him on the hike? N'siy, he
lud been wroiged; hu never, never.
nonet lorgivu mi.
Siiiiple-ioin1'!, innocent Johanna,
she, ami even her parents, had accept
ed presents from Poddiesby, and she
did not like to . seem ungrateful. What
harm could there be, she often asked
herself, in acting sis guide for the poor
little F.nglishman in his raiiiUes over
the h lis and in his studies?
Ah! but many and many si night, for
all that, Johanna sobbed herself to
One Autumn tlay. Frank, lying on
his sideon a bink of snow, upon
i w llir!l ,n,! s"" Wils l''i'ng so warmly
as almost to soften it, spied something
black in a crevasse far down beneath
him. Presently he ssuv the something
move, next he heard it hallo.
"It ." cried Frank; "no, it can't be
but, bv everything that is reniarka-
ble, it's nobody else but Poddiesby! Ay, J every mile. The relentless Indian ptir
scream away, my little man. I took j s,.r lu.Ver drinks whi e on the trail.
' 't "" crevsisse; ih.w. indeed,
! "u hM ,ic,'"me ("X l,,r U"? i,,M-
Kevenge is sweet.'
Yes, reader, revenge is sweet, but
vengeance does not belong to man.
Frsink lay there for two whole hosirs
watching Poddiesby. then, his better
nature prevailing, he went si might
iiwiiy and got assistance, and in si short
time the F.nglishman from Kaling
wsis out of dsinger. When he s;iv
who had again rescued him, Poddles-
1,v l'itively burst into tear
"t'ome with me, come with me,
1 cried, "1 shsill die else."
! And he led Frank straight to Jo
! hanna's cottage and drsigge l him in,
1 sind took his half-unwilling hand and
; l""""1 11 '
i "' luive done you both sin in jury," he
S:,U'- '"'ve now to crave lorgive -
i ne.ss, which 1 sinccrlv do."
ce... mere was some goou ..1 .i.ue
Poddiesby s heart after al'.
I need not say that l rsink and Jo- 1
hanna were married. Ye, and Pod- j
dlesby w as at tho wedding, too, and the
most charming gift that Johanna had
I.iketl llis Oration.
Abraham Lincoln's fondness for fun
was well known. It is ssiid that on
one occasion, when it wsis though
thsit it wsis absolutely necessary that
there should bo a new surgeon genera)
iippointed, tho kite Or. Hellows was
asked to go to Washington to urge the
iippointment of Dr. Hammond; he
went, and had an interview with Lin
coln, whom he found signing papers,
"(io on," said Lincoln. "I csm hear
you while I write." So lr. Hellows
inside his plea with his usual energy
Lincoln kept signing his papers. At
last alter Or. Hellows had irot through.
and stopped. Lincoln said: "I like to
hear you tsilk, doctor; but I rsither
think Hammond has been appointed,
at least a week ago." "Is that so?"
asked the astonished doctor, "Yes
that is so," ssiid Lincoln, "but I
thought I would like to hear your
Agitated man to acquaintance: "Hy
gracious, did you see me rush up just
then and shake hands with thsit fellow ?"
"Well.Ididit under misapprehension.
I wouldn't have shaken hands with
him for anything."
"Why, don't you know him?"
"Yes, 1 know htm, but I owe him
ten dollars." Arkawaw Tiarila:
CHATHAM CO., N. C, APRIL 30, 1885.
Kl'NNlNli DOWN Til K DKKR
How Apaches Hunt tho Ani
mal in the For West.
rollowing tho Game Until it is Exhaust j I
mil thou Catting it; Throat.
A gentleman who has long resided
In tho far west has given a New York
reporter the following account of the
way Apache Indians hunt doer:
"As the deer starts away in its
fright at the sight of tho hunter or the
sound of his gun, leaping dd or bl feet
at every bound, the Indian throws his
guU ,m u,,, ground, and with piercing
yells starts in pursuit. The deer at
first leave tho hunter far behind
putting forth its greatest efforts to get
beyond his reach as soon as possible,
lint no matter how fast the deer may
reel off the miles between it and its
pursuer the trail it leaves is as plain to
the hunter as if it were- marked in
chalk all the w.tv. A deer is most
tinlj, an, .sispi, j,ms of animsils, and at
the same time possesses an amazing
amount of curiosity. After it has
placed distance between itself and the
! immediate danger from which il lied
: it stops and .awaits forth -r develop-
incuts. The Apaeho hunter well
knows this characteristic of the deer,
and he jogi along at si live miles an
hour gait, never lagging, never stop
ping. At sight or sound of the ap-
proaching hunter the deer bounds off
: anatn to run a mile or two and stop
sigain. It is these halts Unit are the
; lir.st fatal st"ps in the fleeting animals.
The halts sire not. long enough to give
the deer any beneficial rest, but on the
I contrary give time for its limbs to
j stiffen. At each new start the leaps
' grow shorter, and the deer starts away
reluctantly and with decreasing ac iv
; jty. The Indian jogs along on the
i trail maintaining a uniform rate of
I speed. lie can keep it up without
I stopping for six hours if nee.'sssiry.
I Alter two or three hours' running the
I tleer bejins to look for water to quench
; its thirst. Whenthisstagoofthecha.se
. is reached the hunter knows that the
' deer's doom is s-aled. After the deer
( nce drinks there is no hope for it. It
lills its parched stomach with water,
and, laden w.th the burden, its. leaps
grow still shorter and sire made labori
ously. If before drinking the deer
made i's halts at intervals of two
miles, after drinking thev sire made
j His tongue may h;ing white and swol
i len from his mouth, he may be choked
' with dust, his stem icli may be burn-
ing up with heat, but not a swallow of
j water tloes he allow to enter it. When
j a deer drinks at a stream it swims to
the other side, and the Indian plunges
J into the water at the same spot anil
! crosses. As he dashes across he sco ips
tip si handful of water and carries it to
j his mouth, where he holds it. rinsing
it about for si few sec uids, and then
! ejects it. If he is obliged to swim he
: lets tho water run in and out or his
J mouth, but cirefully prevents a drop
J from entering his stomach.
I "An hour or s after the Indian has
j discovered t hut the deer has filled its
' stomach with water he begins to ex
! amino the tniil more carefully as he
! runs, for he knows that it is then time
I for him to find signs of the deer's ex-
j ,:t)ltion. A llro,, t(f , ,,,.) llt,re and
I th(,r). . traj, lwlw.ih,, , (he
Indian thsit the tleer has fallen on its
knees at these spots; si bunch of hsiir
hanging to a projecting edge of rock
or sharp branch hsinging low sicross
the t mil prove that the deer's strength
has tailed so thsit it csiunot turn quick
ly out of the way of obstacles. When
these infallible signs of the deer's ap
proaching doom sire found by tho
hunter he increases his speed for the
first time. He soon discovers the deer,
and wit li a yell of fiendish triumph he
bounds for ware Tho cry startles the
failing .ri'm d to a momentary burst
of speed. After a leap or two it stops.
As if sir . 1- d to the fact that further
efforts t. t si ape were futile, he tun s
smd faces its pursuer with sill the de-
lisince its exhausted nature will permit.
In rsire instances deer have been known
to run until thev Ml dead in their
! track' Whcn une slof,s nml t,lrns
on the human hound behind it the
latter keeps on at the top of his speed.
I The deer would give him a warm re
'ception if it had the strength, but in
! spite of its strong will the hunter
i knows it is too near exhaustion to be
! able to harm him, ami he seizes it
j bodily.throws it to the ground, ami cuts
I its throat. While the deer is alive, or
without a second's delav, the Indian
,.ts from behind its foro shoulder a
I large piece of meat, and, trotting to
j and fro constantly, he sucks the warm
j blood from the meat, and now and
. then eats a small portion of it. After
' sin king tl e meat dry ho throws the
: rarcsiss across his shoulder if it is not
to hesivy, and starts back for his wig
wam. If the deer Is too heavy he takes
a portion of tho meat and bides tho '
rest. lie keeps constantly moving, for
he fears that if he should stop to rest,
his limbs would become stiff anil he
could not return at once with his prize.
His wigwam may not be fsir from the
spot where the chase tide I as tin
trail of si deer is always devious an I
circuitous, and frequently ends within
a short distance of the point from
w hich it started, but if the deer is cap
tured "i0 miles from the hunter's home
he does not rest until he casts the car
cass, or a portion of it on the ground
ill his wigwam door. When lie reaches
home, if hi-has been compelled to leave
a portion of his game in tho woods, an
other Indian stsirls a' oivo over the
trail, finds the hunter's gun, and brings
in the remainder of tho venison. It is
not an uncommon thing for an Apache
tleer chaseto continue forl'si miles,
but a hunter calculates that he will
have captured his gsime by the time it
lists led him tin miles on the trail."
Tr.nle in Wild Heists.
War, whatever it may be, nevi r fails
to play terrible havoc with somebody's
trade. There sire, of course, parts of
phe world wh'-ro the tiger and the cle- '
p'liint, the hippopotamus and 'he loop
ard and other fearful wild beast are
.-till to lie had, but there seems to be'
no demand for them. The Soudan '
has long been the great source of sup-
ply for the more important of wild
beasts. Many of them indeed come
from Abyssinia, but they sire brought ;
through the Soudan and have u-mallv
been shipped for Kurope sit Massowah. :
The capturing of wild beast stud their !
transport across the desert is the regn-
Iir avocation of some of the Soudane-
of course the
for instance are cap-
til red as lucre cubs.
A couple of them
will be put in boxes and siting it'-ross j
the kick of a camel. A young hip. j
popotsinius will be conveyed in a tank 1
of water borne between twoiauiels, I
while y.iiing giraffes may be compelled
to tramp, of course ;n old lion or I
lioness is much too lively a brute to
answer the purposes of the desert
trade, and the ssiiue is the rase with
most other auiuitils.
There is no difficulty in iiiansigirig j
young lions. Kingship, if it is to be i
awarded according to money vsiliie, 1
seems to be due not to the lion but to the !
hippopotamus, which, tin its arrival in ,
r.urope, may ue worm sfooo 10 ,.i" 1.
From Massowsih the Abyssinian ani -mals
go in vessels with strong cages
fitted up on them. To some extent
the supply is obtained through the
agency 01 the masters of trading ves
sels, who do a little business on their
own account, either with or without
the knowledge of their owners. If it
is without the kno vledge of the ship
owners iiceomniodatioii has to be ex
temporised for the security of he
beastson board and arrangements have
to be made for parting with the illicit
passengers before coming into port.
The Soudanese are now too busy in
other ways to be minding their ordina
ry trsule, and if they were not Soudan
just now is not si pleassmt pkice for
commercial travellers to squsit in for
dealing. -A'.w Y-nl; llu-iUI.
The Ilaytism People.
"They hate their father and dispise
their mother," is a saying which is the
key to the character of the mulatto.
Of the mulatto women it is rather
more difficult to speak. They sire
rarely good looking, never beautiful.
As they approach the white type they
have long, rsither cosirso hsiir, beaut i -
fid teeth, snisill. Ileshless hsinds and
feet, delicate forms and .sometimes
graceful movements, due apparently
to the length of the lower limbs. '
Their principal defects are their voices, j
their noses and sometimes the inor
dinate size of their lower jaw. Their j
voices stre harsh, their skin blotchv or I
j of a dirty brown, their noses ilsit or
j too fleshy, ami the jaw, as I have said,
! heavy. Occasionally you see a girl tie-
cidedly pretty, who would psiss in any
society, but these are rare. In genersil
: they are very plain, particularly when
! you approach tho black type, when the
frizzled hair begins to appear.
Hill Nye 011 Venice.
Venice is one of the best wsitered
towns in Kurope. You csin hardly
vvsdk a bliM'k without getting vour
feet wet, uuless you ride in a gondola. ; than his greed for power, thsit if sd
Tho gondola is a long, slim hack with- j lowed to return to Chedarii they
out wheels and is worked around ' wight recover some outstanding
through thedamp streets by a brunette debts, the proceeds of which, of c.; ir.'-...
mm, whose bresith shoul I be a sail would be turned over to Heit-ul-Mal
warning to us all. lie is called the or public treasury. He adopted theii
gondolier. Sometimes he sings in si low : suggestion, and they set out. but
tone of voice and in si foreign tongue, j made eastward instead of westward
I do not know where 1 have nu t so I and found a certain sheik Saleh
many foreigners as I have here in ! who helped them to Abyssinian ler.
Kurope, unless it wsis in New York at j ritory, whence tlp-y were forwarded
the polls. Wherever I go I hear si for- i by the native chiefs by way of Cm.
eign tongue. 1 do not know whether I l ir to M issowah.
these poopl,, talk in the Italian Ian- j A eeccM(ric ,,, m in Washington
guage just to show off or not. Perhaps j ,n() Jn k . a h((mp for
they prefer it.
I ' ) ; H' 1 1 K M A 1 1 1 H ' S l I LE '
1 lio R v n l -i
Citpti V'-s i
ci' of tv'sr-npo i
tho Sot i In 1 1 .
File Kind of F.aipiro tho Fals,t Prophet is
Try in ; to Baild Up.
A corresp indent, of the London
w( ,,,,,,,, us interviewed three
I i reeks and a Copt, who recently es-aped
from captivity among the Mali li's fol
lowers, and his tory of their capture,
sufferings siiid escape is highly inter
esting in itself. Mill itui'oriaut as
showing th" sort of nun tic? I'silse
Prophet is and the eh trader of the
empire h1 is Irving to build up.
The.-f m 'ii h 1 1 b-n for years mer
chants in the oii Ian, and were living
a' Cbed iril' when the Mahdi capture I
that city. I luring the fu st days of
the ivi'ni of terror tha' ensued, when
the whole city was given up t sack
and slaughter, th-y hid in an under
ground grain store. At list, hunger
and lliiist. drove I hem out. Their
lives were spared nly on condition
of I urirug all th'-ir property tha' was
,-ll in; i th M 'h I i's treasury sin I
t iiemselve.t h 'coming Mob I'lim -daii s.
They wvr-.! .-.tripped of IV-ir t:'o' hing.
and each was given instcil si long
strip of ivhUe 1. 110:1 stiteh-d With red
and green il,.. M a 1 h's colors a pair
"f sandals, an I a gray felt cap, w ound
about with a gr--e:i sin I rcl rag. Five
HHP'S a d IV th"V were conioelicl to g.)
in , ami w ere kicked and
culled iiiimei'.-ifil'lv wh"n they laile 1
U1 ,tIV i perform .a-
,, j,.,,.. ,, I:it,ip there,
After a few weeks th-v w -re tak-n
to the Mahdi'
W.I ' receive 1
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lvU,nt it;.,lU an., ,,,. ,,,nv,,rs.
, ., ,, , . j
rjft. , ., ,. ,;ls,:intil).,t w!li..'h. after
r j , M t ,, . ,,. 1M,
of his ambition. I le supp".s-. it to be
situated on the utilities of II n-ilo-t.m.
His luatin-'i' of lite - cxe ;' a
to th11 .natter "!' wives isim;!' sin 1
unostentatious, and he bim-.-li follows
strictly the rules laid down by him b 1
his followers. The use of t ibac-u a i I
liquor is sthsolutely forbidden. l'.ven
stig.tr. spices rind sve -t slierb 'ts are
considered more or less iingilly.
Siuni.tiiarv laws have been e'la ted
tueseribing the material, color, cu' and
snal, Pv,.ry garm-nt which a true
j believer may wear, and the. possession
even of any sirlicle "f raiment of Kgyp
I tian or Kur.ipesiti origin or fashion is
punished with si given number o'
j strokes of the ,....,'(.'. Altogether
j the i-:iif inaugurated by the Mahdi
j seems to ilavor strongly of Mate m
l I'iiilistii, with a dash of ' umiiuni-ni.
j His p iternsil iniluence asserts it sell in
I every d 'tail of domes! i,-an 1 so ial life,
and if the re- rid ions 1c imp .is.-s sire
I soiiictiin-s slightly irksome, be ha- pro
vide 1 simple iiti; e:is it ion for the
I uiiilt itude in the unlimited prospi., of
plunder in this world sin I l-lie iy in
' the next whh :i he lias i p'-ti"! up to
; his followers. All r-nts, sill taxes,
I even th" K'Tsiaic tiihes. are ah..!ihcd.
fhe na'i.'iialiM' i :i ol lau 1 has ben
consti ornate I ::i the m i-t t's rough
going fashion. Kvery vedige of the
former lup'eauera y down to the bum
bin sheikh-.'l-P.el" I, or village l !er.
has been swept siway, sri l in it-p!i e
has been substitute I th - sole stnth-ir-ity
of the Mali li's Am-ers or l.':ea
tetisiuls. who wield despotic power in
The number f mul in the .army
is verv Ibictiiiting. Sometimes there
1 have not been 11
Us imhi mm beior
iinre than 7,n n or
1 times i,o 1,1 or
j their tine wsii
recitation i from the Koran,
-ham lights. The number of disci
plined troops, chieily blacks from Ll
tlbeid, is snisill, and these do not
serin to he iimilir.tlv tru-ted bv the
j Mahdi. llis closest followers sue the
j ,ierv ishes, whose enthusiasm ho keeps
continually sit fever lu a' by hi.s
' fr.-oi.ent orati -ns.
The siicees nl resistance of Cordon
for so long si time was explained by
the Mahdi on the ground that Cor
don was n oidinary unbeliever, but
the anti christ himself, spoken of in
the prophetic passages of the Korstn.
These prisoners finally sue -ee le 1 in
escaping by suggesting to the Mahdi,
whose greed for gold is only less
elderly and debilitated cats.
t ne siii:irc, one inert ion
One sipi.-ire. two insertions
, (in1 square, "iir month
For hiivji f :nlv. itisi'ini'iits liberal con
tracts will In- m:l'l'-.
in tin- eais H herein I .tiii'l
i- m r.i- the l:il!.i fuel:
I lie mil. lie -t ini'l its eo-l ;
ii.l the i.n-hl-l..r ami the :
in I, inin tl i ei- i.l i.e.
i l.i-..w n-tm-- I. tunii keil i-iniiitrj Imy
.lii-l lie, i :ni l thai.-, ith n.-iiilit lictwccn,
M.:l.e llj. 1 ll-l - .-V. i-i'le t nl, . -II M-'-ll".
I I It II !l-l M'l tie ;,li, -i-llt ill! I -nilll'l T
Vie I : e.-li.m-e wil'i t-. I,l.n 'roiill'l;
I .ll.Mln '
11. -I e lei!.
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iiiiim ,ii(..;ii e :
'tu.-.-ii 11- Ii"
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Inl , l v
I I.l,.,.-. tin- h
An I piti tin.
ill mokoi s.
A bad jury
n a law suit perjury,
the result of his first
.lets ai'-.- nu,.
er be too I ic-h.
I u I ii lia a wid
h'isl-silid. In th:
fill' .1 SO "ltd "II''.
'f iin.it o'..- were
sipp'es.'' Th'-v ;ii
Thev can nev-
l.imis for her lir.-t
M.iutrv .-he burns
and ca-.il "mashed,"
The lay of the land ii
crv high. Thsit is, es
rs sire there
quoted sit I'.'tl cents c;i h.
Alsp-ksi seems p. be tin' only region
in the I'nite 1 ';t'is tiiat has, thus far
s sije d the r.dl'-r ska' ing mania.
I'ci p!e w ho go up in a bull ion to
g -t bi-r are gei.i-rally "ticeded to be
en -i l, ; ably -lal.en up with one an
dher." "lie that loves noi -e mu-it buy si
pig." says si Spanish jum el b. In most
c.im's, however, si baby will answer ju-t-
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':!!'.. ill. il III 1
i-.ii Mill inn.
'I urn tulii. ti ieml :
. imi.-li li,-!ti-r."
- hi flit lei- 'J.-U
V ,. i- -hi-. :o, l whi-11 .Li i.-n ei-t hi-l '"
All stgri -tilt ural exi lian g' lists sin ar
ticle ll sided. "How to tresit CSlbbagO
worms." e siippos the polite thing
would be to oiler them eabbsige, unless
tiny expressed a preference for some
Snails in American Ib siaiirnnls.
"Snails, please: sin 1 bring 'em in the
sin 11," sai 1 a round, rosy-cheeked little
man w.th close-cropped gray whiskers
oa waiter in si fashi.ii;iide down-tow 11
restaurant large. y putroni.ed by swells
an 1 the better grades of sporting men.
'flu- order sounded somewhat unusii
a! losi I'li'i' r reporter who chanced
to be eng ige l on si i lest sirloin at an
ailj.ieeut tstbie. :i:id he glanced ov er t b e
bill of fare to see if the dainty melius!-;
had si place thereon. There it wa s
sure enough: "I'.scsirgot s Hordel ii',
Are not snails si ih-w thing in your
bill of fare?" the r 'slsiuraat keeper
vva- si-U I'd.
Well, yes; it is only within the
last month or two that I have been
keeping tin-in as ;i regular sirlicle. I
11-ed to supply them only on special
order - by gel t ing not ice some t i hie be
I'Tchand. I me. 111 - but recently tho
: demand has increased Miilicienl ly t,t sil
low "f my having them sis si regular
1 thing. Not that there is siny ilems.n l
j for the.u yet w 01th spesiking of - seems
I they're to 1 rich for the American
! blond- but they sire getting into favor,
j When st Chicago epicure esits one ili-h
! he's a snsiil cater ever sifter, stud I
I shouldn't wonder but before long
! sneil will become a part of the regu
lar bill of fare in every iirt-i'lass res
i taur. int in the city."
I "Wii.it clilss ol people sire your prill
! cipsil customers for them?"
' 'Americans who have been in Ku
' rope," replied the restsiurant-.nsin
' pr ptly. "Now, that man there," lie
cunt inued pointing to the apple-fared
little patron, who wsis absorbed in
picking the sn.iils from tlnir shells
1 with si one-pronged silver fork, rolling
them over in a thick brown sauce an I
swallowing them with evident, appro -fiat
ion "that man there was in F.11-
! rope last year, and got. a ta-te lor
! them t here, and he's been one of my
regular customers since he came back.
' They are in cooiui in use in Francp.you
know, stud largely used in Knglainl.tno,
especially in London." -( 7i', ,o Tiih-
What "Mnliili" Means.
Msthdi is the passive particle of an
Arsibic verb meaning to guide, and si
Msihdi is therefore nt a leader of tho
fsiithful. but ono who is himself guided
y divine grace and inspiration.