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The Kind!) Sleep.
Hiiih-rtto Iminrlw b .l' crying,
livery loMed viulrl
Mmv Hip outer utm-ni furpet.
-hi"tv v et lids th kisit tl t ine;,
Tlu tmli llieiu ci-i i'p !
sooilw (bo snnl (hut lies llioufciht-wenrv,
M'uiiiuvoim Mevp t
T.ilot h liidtlfu bi-col U'l' Ming.
K'pi'liuc itnitun woods nne ng,
lin;; lou (he iiiuniiliiiiit iIim:o-,
bite uml steep.
Cr the P;'J puur thjr IiIcm:iii;
Il-il,- fckep !
Like u n ll timi ri ening inin,
I '.ill 11' on llie yellow Kln'"t
I'm llic ulun ot BIHIN Upptl'fSill,
Pitt ing w.ci !
,'n thy sl.ll .iint uiet luiilior,
I Imi ined sleep !
Hutir diem bwella drowsy litmning,
wiiui to silvery mimic tovuiitiuii,
1 1' ii'ln- willi uniiitiU'd lu.ttliel'
Pel tin- deep.
THE SILK UMBRELLA.
iiy klwooi m i:ki:.
It was raining heavily, anil there
le-'rued a likelihood Unit the st rui
v..uld continue all ilay.
The overhanging clouds were Mark
iml heavy, anil the rain drops Ml
tvith such a persistent and unceasing
patter, patter, patter, that the gutters
.lei-aine swiftly moving rivers, anil tlie
itreets one vast morass.
Chauncey Walton laily surveyed his
dripping surroundings from tho rear
eench of an open street-"ar, anil nl
lowed his half consumed cigar to go
He was very rich, and having been
"horn to the purple." so to speak, hail
ill of those indescribable tastes which
betoken the true gentleman.
He dressed quietly, though elegant
ly, and everything from his light spring
hat to his smartly polished shoes was
Hoth of his gloved hands rested on
the carved handle of a silk timbn 11a,
ivhich he held between his knees.
As the car neare I the street corner
where he was to get off, he shaok out
'he folds of his umbrella, and edged
L i ward tho side of the car.
He had no desire to splash his pol
ished shoes and signaled for the driver
At the same time a lady, young and
very quietly and modestly dressed, rose
from her seat, and started to alight.
The rain was now descending in tor
rents, and Chauncey Walton, standing
la the narrow step which ran along
the side of the car, with his umbrella
upraised, shrugged his shoulders, and
t issed away his cigar.
The car tamo to a stand still, and
the young lady before mentioned, hesi
tated a moment before r.tepping into
the muddy street.
Chauncey, who had alighted, noticed
that sho was unprovided with an nm
l-n H.i. and with true gallantry, ad
vaneed to her side.
"Allow me!'' he said, raising his
hat, and sheltering her with the um
brella. Oh, thank you, sir!" said a musical
voice, and by the time they reached
the pavement Chauncey shoes were
He glanced down at them ruefully,
shrugged his shouldcres. and then ven
tured a furtive look at his companion.
A round and pretty face, intellect
ual and wi II bred, was raised to his.
and a pair of large, expressive blue
eyes took in the contour of his face.
'If you will permit me," said Chatin
tey, pul""g a card from his pocket,
"you nre welcome to the umbrella. I
hao only a short distance to go, and
can easily make It. My address is on
that card, and you can return the um
brella at your convenience."
lie raised his hat, bowed low, as tiie
lady mannered her thanks, and then,
pulling up the collar of his coat,
i-truek out boldly through the rain.
When he reached the magnificent
Inane that he shared with an only sis
ter and a maiden aunt, ho was soaked
to the skin, and Clarice Walton, meet
ing him in the hallway, clasped her
hands in playful horror as she regard
ed bis dripping garments.
"Why, Chauncey!" she exclaimed,
"had you no umbrella?"
i had, but a lady who got off at the
same corner, needed it more than 1
did, and I very cheerfully relinquish
"You careless fellow!" cried Clarice,
patting his cheek, "your chivalry will
cost you your life one of these day. It
wouldn't eurprise me a bit if you were
laid up with rheumatism or pneumo
nia, or a bad cold, or something of
the sort Change your clothes in
stantly, and come to dinner. I have
news to tell you."
First kissing his pretty sister, who
was something of a tyrant, and order
ed him about as though he were a
school-boy, Chauncey ascended to his
room to change bis clothing.
When he descended to the lower
floor Clarice was awaiting him in the
"Pinner .j nut quite ready," she
said, rising to meet him, "and, until
it's announced, 1 want to talk to you
about my dearest friend Mabel Wright,
from whom I have just received a let
ter. It ought to have been here day
before yisterday, but she thinking we
wcr-f ia the country, addressed the let
ter to'laklands, audit was remailed to
me there, delaying its reception two
"Oh, bother!" muttered Chauncey
under his breath, with an ill-suppress
ed vawn, but he threw himself into a
chair, and tried to look interested.
Meanwhile Clarice unfolded the let
ter and began to read paragraphs here
Mabel w.is coming to lioston to visit
a relative, and would be pleaded to
call upon her dear Clarice. She had
heard so much of that paragon of a
brother of hers, that she was anxious
to meet him, etc., etc. All of which
Chauncey heard, as in a dream, for be
was thinking of the quietly dre.-se 1 lit
tie figure, who bad thanked him so
sweetly for the loan of hi; umbrella,
but he made suitable replies when bis
sister cxtravageiitly praised the beauty
of Miss Mabel Wright, although In
gave a sigh of relief when dinner wu
announced. Nimchow. his thoughts wandered a
great deal to the stranger, during the
next two days, liut when, at the expi
ration of that period. Ids umbrella wa
not returned, he laughed cynically,
and soltly quote. a stat.a from an old
(iermau balla I. about a naia 1 audit
knight, and purchased a new umbrella.
Tho next morning he received at el
cgram which necessitated a Journey to
the far West, where ho was interested
in an extensive land operation.
Ib' poked a few necessary articles
into a valise, and donning a travehii.;
suit, ran down to Clarice's boudoir, to
tell her that he was going.
"How unforlimate"'she cried, when
he showed her the telegram; 'Can't
yon postpone the trip?"
"No it is impossible! My presence
is imperatively needed."
And Mable will come tomorrow.
I ha e written, invitil'g her to spend a
couple of weeks with lis: and I am so
anxious for you to meet her.
"I am very sory, but I think I shall
have to forego the pleasure of ineetiuu'
Miss Mabel Wright," said Chauncey,
and ki: ing t hit ice he hastened away.
The bii-iness rouqd a at ions were
more : .-rioiis than he had at first im
agined, and it was not until the begin
ing of September that he telegraph. id
Clarice io look for him.
lie expected tho carriage would be
at the depot whi n he arrived, but,
finding none, he boarded a street car
It was raining, and instinctively his
thought reverted to another rainy day,
and he longed for his missing um
Several times be was tempted to
stop and purchase one on the way, but
put it off until iill the stores had been
"Well, I'm in for it again!" he said,
and, reaching the old familiar corner,
he alighted and ran to the sidewalk,
w hich was shaded by an awning.
A lady came out of the store, and he
stepped aside for her to pass.
She raised her umbrella, and he
caught a glimpse of her face.
A long gossamer cloak protected
her slender form now, but the face
that was raised to his was the one he
had met on the same corner several
monl hs before.
My naiad, by jove!" he muttered,
"and IT! be blessed if she ain't carry
ing my umbrella!"
A hot Hushed dyed tho cheek of the
lady and Chauncey ground his teeth,
for having uttered his brutal com
"1 big panl"n, Mr. Walton." she
said, facing him quickly, but this is
the first opportunity I have had of re
turning the umbrella you so kindly
loaned me several months ago. I
thank you for the kind service. 1
saved me from a disagreeable wetting-"
And gave me one," eaid Chauncey,
"1 am thankful that ! can prevent
a recurrence of the catastrophe," said
the lady, g.'avely, and she held out
"Hill it is still raining." said Chaun
cey," and custom gives me courage to
brave another wetting."
"My gossamer is sullii ient protec
tion," she said, placing the umbrella
in Ins hands, and with a little bow,
she turned and left him.
He was half tempted to follow her,
and stood on the corner several min
utes, staling after her.
"I wonder how she learned my
name?" he said halt aloud, and then,
recollecting the card be iia I given her,
he shrugged his bliouiiiers, and raised
"O lite a coincidence," he muttered,
and walked away
Ciance came down to meet him.
and alter kissing him a multitude of ,
times, and cti.i m-nt iri j upon Ids br n '
zul face and line a)p aracc , she said:
"I was away when your telegram
arrived, and Auntie mislaid it. She'
thought you were to arrive to-mormw, !
and when the telegram was found it ,
was too late to catch tiie train. I am j
"lad you bad an umbrella, though. I
"Yes. It was the one I loaned to a j
lady several months ago. just before j
t iv departure for the West, she must j
have received intelligence that I
would arrive at the corner, umbrella-
less; fur when I alighted from the car, ,
she received me, and relumed the mil
brella in the most cool and matter of
course way, and he told Clarice the i
It is very funny," she said. "1 hope
you didn't fall in love wi.h her. j've
heard of such things."
'Nonsense," .said Cliauncey, al
though his bronze face colored, lion't
1 think you will like MabI
Wright," said Clarice, she hits been
to .Mount Iteserl, spending the sum
mer, an I is s'opj ing over wit li me a
few days before returning home."
"Indeed!" s.i:d Chauncey, and just,
i lien the door bell rang.
"Th re she is now, the dear girl,"
cried C.arice, bounding into t he hall,
"She insisted ongoing out to nia'ie a
few purchases, and wouldn't wait f"r
t he carriage."
Chauncey was turning over tho
haves of a portfolio when the two
t'irls entered the room, and when hn
looked up, a low cry escape 1 him.
' This is my fiiend, Miss Mable
Wright " began Clarice, but Chaun
cey stepped quietly forward, and Ma
bid gave him her hand.
"We have ne t before," he said, and
then he related the story of their doub
le I'li ince meet ing.
Well cards are out. for tho wedding,
an I Chauncey will always treasure
the silk umbrella. ''hi- . 1 ..'.
The Sights of Moscow.
correspondent oftheSan I'rancis.
co r,r.,i,it!, says in a letter from
Itussia: The principal sights of M"S
c w are the bud lings m the Kremlin,
including tho ancient, palace ot tho
ltoyars, the collection in tho treasury,
the big beil, and the spot w here Napo
leon stood during the burning of the
city. In tho treasury are numerous
articles captured from Napoleon's ar
my, among them numerous llags,
some with French revolutionary mot
toes on them, - the emperor's sword,
writing desk, and other souvenirs,
l'roudly looking down upon them all
is a heroic marble statue of thn great
Frenchman, the placing of which in
sm h a place was a haudsonio compli
ment paid by the liussians to their re.
doubtable foe. A state carriage pre
sented by (Juecn Kli.abetli oi I-.ngland
to t lie car, the charter ot roiand in a
black velvet covered box. the pointed
stick with which Ivan the Terrible
killed his son, and other curiosities arc
in this collection. The big bell stands '
I'll llic loituu ouirtiiif, nil il mmi
piece broken out of it. leaving a hole
large enough for a man to squeeze
through. The spot where Napoleon
stood is on the roof The Foundling
hospital is another of the sights. Men
are fifteen hundred infants from birth
to ti weeks old. In the registry there
is an entry of an infant signed by .Na
poleon as "king of Moscow." The la
dy matron rather insinuated that Na
poleon had more than an ollicial inter
est in this entrv. The Alexandrine
theater and the palace of Prince Idd
goroiii, where 1 had the honor of sup- I
ping, where other sights of this half- '
Kiiropean, half-Asiatic city. Much of
my time, however, was spent in the '
environs, where 1 had several friends, j
who vied with each other in making j
the time pass pleasantly. 1 visited '
several huge farms wlieie agriculture
is piTsiied in the most improved style i
and wit h the aid of modern machin- J
ery. A n extensive ami well-ma iaged
agricultural college stand near the!
city, where numerous students are j
annually matriculated. Among the !
exhibits were several American ma j
chines including the harvester and the j
California gang-plow. Altogether, I
was greatly pleased with Moscow, and I
shall leave it with great regret
A Ibistou (iill.
First I'hiladelphiati; "That was ,
remarkably beautiful girl you were ;
dancing w it h last night. Know her?"
Seion-l 1'hiladelphiaii: "No; she's a !
stranger here. 1 was introduced by !
the master of ceremonies. I should
like to know something about her." I
First 1'.: "Couldn't you lind out'
w here she belongs?" i
Second P.: "No; I tried to ascertain 1
that, but she was extremely reserved, i
evaded ocial subjects, seemed inclined ;
to discuss science and art. and said j
something about the protoplasm of
the " J
First P.: "Protoplasm! That set
tles it. She's from lioston.- linstmi j
Sh, tlrivimi often'" when ulio i lull;
Slie'll llliVK 11 Cllllill' I"! Iiit iilill;
s'.p'll li'iVM ii leu ei hii'I ii tins;
Twill I the 'e iri'-l litilu ttirtig.
'limine, of liinc wlicn lie i-Ib-'it
h:ivi' ii s!ii u iili -.-ii.!n! ti;
Inivi' ii klle an I 'v'i.". iuilL'" too;
He'd ii'li' it as the hi;; boys do.
A Happy limit.
My little boy came to me this morn
ing with a broken toy, am begged I
would mend it for him. ll was a
very handsome toy, and was the pride
of his heart just then; so I did not
wonder to see his lips quivering and
the tears come into his eyes.
"I'll try to lix it, darling," I said,
"but I'm afraid I can't do it."
lie watched me anxiously a few
moments, and then said cheerfully,
Never mind, mamma. If you can't
lix it I'll be just as happy without it."
Wasn't that a brave, sunshiny heart V
And he made me think of a dear little
girl, only three years old, whom 1 once
saw bringing out her choicest play
things to amuse a little homesiik
cousin. Among the rest was a little
trunk, with bands of sill; paper for
straps a very pretty toy; imt careless
little Freddie tipped the lid too far
back anil broke it nff. He burst, out
with a cry of fright, but little Minnie,
with her ow n evs full of tears, said,
"Never mind. Freddie, just see what a
nice little cradV the top will make."
Keep a happy heart, little children,
and you will be line sunbeams where
ever you go. Y-nmj .'" i.
: t.mi'l I nil)'.
"Mamma, did you ever see a real
fairy?" questioned Maud, looking up
from a book she was re ining -' a real
one, with shin;ng white wings?"
"No, 1 never did. Maud, nor did any
one. else Fairy stories are not true,
you snow; they are only wiiilou to
amuse. 1 1 1 it .your j u-t i-u reminds
me of siimct h mg whicl. happentd
when I was a Iiitie girl. It was on
summer when y. ur ami' Kate and I
ha 1 been sent to ihc country to M'e our
grandmother. FaMcr and mother
acre to follow us in a few weeks. WL
loved to visit grandmother, for she
lived on a fiiiui which stool upon a
river bank, and there were beautiful
trees and woods along the hank.
1'nclc Fred had given us a very
pretty white kitten, and as wo had
never had a cat or pet of any kind, we
were delighted. I'ncb' Fred had just
come home from board-school, and we
thought him wonderfully clever, and
were delighted when he noticed us.
One day he brought, us a book of fairy
stories, the lirst of the kind we had
ever seen. It was no wonder that our
minds were e.xi itcd by the wonderful
tales, and that we "red over them
nigiit and day. one desire took pos
session of us: we miit see a fairy.
"Accordingly, one afternoon, just
after dinner, w,j crept away very
stealthily for fear some one might call
us back, and hastened to the woods.
Once in the dense shade of the great
trees and out of sound of farmyard,
we became almost trightcned. We
hardly dare breathe. The sound of
our own footstep; often made us start.
We expected any moment to see a
fairy or a dwarf. At length we be
gan to be weary and a little discour
aged. We thought we must have come
at the wrong time, and so decided to
turnback. Then we found, alas! we
had lost our way. We wero dread
fully alarmed, for we knew it would
soon begin to grow dark, and the idea
of spending the night in the woods was
terrifying, especially when we remem
bered the stories we had been reading,
Suddenly we heard a strange noise
just, over our heads a crackling of
leaves then a branch shook. Some
thing was going to happen at last. We
stood still, quite breathless. A littlj
more rustling of leaves, and then out
stepped a little snow-white creature
and sto id hefore us - not a real fairv,
to be sure, but, far better, our own
Oh, how we laughed as sho sprang
down! and then e laughed hauler
still when we saw that we had wan
dered all around the river bank and
had come back again to the larm by
another way. .lust beyond us stood
the gate; only we had been too much
bewildered to see it.
"Pussy had evidently been out upon
a journey also not looking for fairi-s,
but for birds and we had met. A
she had never had a name, we called
her Fairy from that day. Jran !
mother laughed at us when we got
home, and I'ncle I n said that if he
had known we were such ullv litt !
girlies he would would never have pu;
fairy stmiesin our hands to bother our
It is very foolish to allow ourselvm
to be troubled by our fancies and to be
afraid of what does not exist Muir.
"! ( AND IH l' K TI1. ' I
Intoreiitinrj Fnots Atoiit tl"
MHkinri of Wills.
The C;ise of a Wealthy Mew York Lady
who Died Intestate.
The hesitation of otherw ise strong
minded and sensible people to make
their wills is a common idiosyncrasy.
The death of Mrs. Charles Morgan
without a will is a case in point, Mr?
Morgan was in a sense an invalid.
She had a disease nicst generally prov
ing fatal; which obliged her to take
great care of herself, an 1 which limit -I'd
her diet to comparatively few arti
cles. This disease she did not die o!',
but the fact of its probable terniin i
tion was constantly before her.
Mrs. Morgan spent her life, as it is
known, in eilhvting about her i are
plants and precious works of art. 1 1 -r
orchids, which occupied the extensive
glasshouses over the stables and in
the rear of the house, comprehended
the rarest examples. For on-' variety,
uf which there is but one other known
example, she paid SU'i'i -the king of
Holland or llelgium posse.s-ing the
other and le-s sums were cuuni only
expended. With the she was most
generous, an 1 c m-t mtly sm prised ,tT
triends with the gift el large I oxes of
strange-hued and strange formed . - w-
The pictures and brie a Ira wire
known as among the choi -e-.1 ot the
town, and the compara' i w -cilusion
in which Mrs. Morgan lived was us i
ally broken by her d-siro to pl.-a-ehcr
friends by showing them some new
treasure of art. T" the house in
which she lived in Madison square she
attached a great deal of sentiment.
Mr. Charles Morgan was n.itamin
addicted to the arts. The drawing
room of the house he hiiaself had tar
nished in a handsome but ll rid si e
inadmissible in thee day-. Tni-;
room Mrs. Morgan would ne er have
changed, and it remained an nnachro
nism in a house in which modern dee
oration had in parts tratibirtned, arid
was transforming at her d..,(i h. into
one of tie- richest interiors in "v
York. Mrs. Morgan spoke lauuliarly
to those wiMi whom she discussed
these matters, of the ultimate disposi
tion of her tilings, ertain works "i
art it was her intention to give to the
Metropolitan Museum, oMiers wre to
be legacies to different p opie. The
residence, on account of this sentiment
for her husband's memory, would
probably have been given to Mr. Mr
gan's grandson, the son of his only
daughter, now living in New Oi leans;
at least such were the intimations
given by her to ditlerent persona
Leaving New York in in good
health as usual, Mrs. Morgan was
stricken by another swill illness at
Saratoga, and in a few hours died,
without a moment of conscioii -in'-s.
Hying without a will and without
children, tho immense property, works
of art, orchids, souvenirs, house, goe
to her own family. That the bulk of
her property would hap bun thus
disposed ot if Mrs. Morgan ha I mad"
a will is inevitable, but it is as certain
that she would have made some per
manent d spositiim of her wolk .ol'
art and other special pos-essimis. which
will now pass into the hands of the
The making of wills with m. un
people is attended with all sorts of su
pcrstition. There is an American now
living in Paris who has been there for
many years, and has accumulated a
huge fortune in valuable and unique
w orks of art . This man is a h.n in loi,
and his lu-ir is a brother whom )n
Ii .Vps. Moreover for years be h is h id
rheumatic gout These at t ai lis have,
often brought liim to tne erge of the
grave. Kaeh time his w ill. guarding
hs fort line again t t his unfix t d hrot h
er, has been made, but no matter how
low he has been, it has neerbeen
sigiiid, and regularly, on recovery, lias
been torn up. His friends all know
of the situation, and most ridiculous
scenes have been the consequence.
Onetime when it was surely thought
that the end was near, the supposed
dying man was held up with quill in
hand and a general sciii ry w as m i le
for witnesses. His waiters were
brought up from t he dining- room, hut
an American ladv happening by ven
tured the information that the laws of
the 1'nited States icqunel two Amer
icins as witnesses. Here w is one, and
messengers had to be sent right and
left to lind another native, this is
only one of kindred scenes whenever
an attack comes on. It is a question
among the man's intimates if the
brother will not inherit alter all.
The making of wills abroad is full
of liabilities. Different States have
different laws touching wills made in
foreign countries. In Pennsylvania,
If we mistake not, the law demandi
residents of the State as witnesses.
Theditlicull y of securing them w.mld
easily invalidate any will made out
Ui uf I'-ninsyhaiiia "ne of thu!
.t , : t I...;-...- ii, t't.il. 1
most methodical business men in !'hil- 1
adelphia had a curious experience. 1
When a young mau, boiiiu tew days (
before his marriage, moved by s ui e ,
fear of sudden death, he wrote, his !
own will, leaving to his betrothed as j
his wife, a third of his property. He
lived to raise sons and daughters, but .
never altered his w ill. When he died
he will was found to be invalid,
since there w as no such person as this
wile wlcn the will was made. 'lap
pily the law did for his wile what her ,
husband tried to do for her. .Y-w,
) !; Mil ,; .'.io'.ss. :
The Icelanders. j
With the exception of the pri' -ts
( Lutheran ) and a few merchants, the
e iple arc all fanners. Those who
l.v near t be sea, or one of 1 he many,
tjords, combine several occupations, !
and thus gain a good 1. velihoo I or j
even wealth. The priests hold their
p"-iti"iis under the government, and
are paid from thcpuhli-trfasury.hu'.
they generally add fanning to their '
"tlicial duties. The merchants have
their stores at on id 1h' small villa
ges ;tl t the cast, aa I cany a t .!
of almost every ini.igiiiable ti.i.g.
s. metiliies they employ agents whe
travel through tie; country buying pa
ni"S, which th-y .-h;p to -Scotland,
or perhaps tbcV own ,l -M id Ves(.,
which coasts around the ;.sl.m 1 buying
oil and co iii-'i.
'I he lai-no'i' obtains all necessaries
it hie fruiii tiie land an I wa'ers
around him. The rocks and t ni l' are ;
his budding material-: the bog- lur
iii -1 1 inexhaustible -ii j pin- of peat for
liiel; the rivirs swarm with sahcon
during the summer, and the .sheej
yield wool for his clothing. II near
the sea. the almost domesticated eider '
dock c ititriicitc; it ' eggs a:i 1 o vn,
the seals and shaiksgive oil tor ln
light, ,md i o lii -h are .idd- d to his w m.
t' r stores. I ei' i; a year to- j .ailleys to
liykjavik, of "!! I i h" sioaii-r t ow ns,
and bailers bis pio.luce for tlrngstli.it
serve to make his isolated hie more ,
c.iiiifo: ai'le. I ' -aalh uo .1 an I t e.lei
down are tie-things brought.
For tin -e be is gi i n le lit '.y the .
merchant and pcriii.ttel t','r.t.v hi
yearly supply of goo I., consisting ot
rye meal, llour, cottee.sagar. calico and
lumber. 1'pon the ianns th" h his- i
aie, with very few exception, clus'ei
of low, turf covered huts with gabU
ends, doors and w mdow traiues ot w . id
an ! if seen from a di-t nice are let
easily recognied by the stranger,
sheep, and even ponies, ar.1 frequently
sen upon tin- roils m quest of gra--;
that grows more luxuriantly then,
than in the pastures; but within the
bou-t s are of ten male very couiiorta
blc. by being paneled and ilooied with
wood, painC-d and sometimes nicely
furnished I'itl'tii . '"''.
Where Colored People Came From.
There are a few colored people in
this country, says a newspaper writer,
who know irom w hat A 1 rican tribes
they sprang, ami just where th-ir an
cestois lived in the d irk continent, be
fore they eame to Aiio-iica in the
bold ot slave -hips. Iiy far the larg
er part of our Atrh-a tellow citiens
came originally from the dense f iret.s
ot I'liegainl i.i, Liberia, and (iniuea,
many Irom the low d oviis ,md lightly
t. inhered region of the l..wer t "iigo,
and a much smaller ininihir from the
hail sterih'sea board of Portuguese An
gola. The further inland station el
whi'e slave dealers was at ISoiua, on
the Cong", only sixty live miles tiom
the ocean. The territory irom which
they filed their slave pens extended
inland only as lar as Isanglia, Stan
ley's s md station, one hundred and
ntty miles t ri mi the ooa-t. The Amer
ican slae trade, except in th- Nigel
ba-iti, v as a trailic- in cms- negroes,
behind the iiiiiuuta n ha'rer. r..u di
vided the low lv.ng seaboard Irom ih(
plateaus of central Al'm-a. dwelt icii
lions of other and very l.ff":ent
I'll' whom Livingstone and his success,
ors have made know u to the vvoi lit
Piling I p Material fur lliston.
"I have been engagid in the bad
ness oi making scrap books for the
pas', thirty live years," said a biblio
maniac, "an I I have in 1 1 iv collection
rn ai ly seven tons ofni-wspap-r clip
pings on every conecival le su' ject
(roin cow 1 1. ivs to tvolitioii. I have
complete biographies of every promi
nent man and woman in the world,
anecdotes about them and editorial
comments uu their failures and sue
cesses. My dippings about (jncen
Vh toria, for instance, would iill si v-
eral g I sized volumes. I have a
thousand colnins of material about
lien. (.rant. It is one of my daily
pleasures to arrange this ma-s of mat
ter in a convenient form f- r ri I. n nce.
I don't know that I will ht be able
to make use of it, but the historian of
the future will lind it a rich mine of
information. When I die 1 shall leave
the whole collection tomie of the large
libraries, I'liiluM ,''Atu Tumi.
To niotiiiv. . hi,. I .i-ih"iT"
1 I 1 : 1 i I- Ml I iiwnj .
Wli.'t liel'ili" I ', ttl.di I ' i " 1
Al 'li.' olil -lili' I'll v'i.'
U ii ll 'l"llll-e. l-illilli.il.
WI, it ...-iv. .led- I" do
1 " ill i 'T jet . Till' '"tl Iv set
P.- lii niii olil skies ol l.lue.
J o-il.OliOA. Mil I lO-HIOlTOW,
I l - vt ft lie I I II :i iv.
M.i; evel mule le.l l' ll I"'!"!!
Aii.l.j ii.;;l s'.il.ili v:ty
M,il evil I. ."le Iill llj fill l-)1-'
All- v .' li .1 " :: V e ' H
J ,. l.i a,.-i nee '-. ici'l finer di '
J I n! v " h:i e i -I t i.niloiii'.
A I"!)..' fdt v an' -A new hat.
A worih-y old maid one vvrth
i I'm i, to or in. re.
Ta'.oH th uts of iho meeting -
u.-s;!ig around ' he hat.
"I'.eware ol imitations," as the
monkey said to lb" dude.
The ii.;i!i who ri-"s by his profes
sion A buil ier ! i levator.
Cool graoioi's," - Hie hen, whin
-I,-- discovered the porcelain egg in her
ties', -I shall lea . ..ayer next."
Any man who cm iimt'i'e a baseball
game and plea-e both s.ih-.s, basin bun
th" main q'laliiiiMtioiis of it sticte-stul
po'lt id an .
file oil. I' I is .1 Vi I V hell tllV If o',"
...i;.s an i v !i a:. 1' ..i't i.n cv a''
that. We .-co a go" I IiialiV b ln.i'oi j
that look vi ry s:c i
( .,;niii'..i;.-ii: i t .!': i ,i' tl' c.l
I.J' p. o;.j . ; i' i . cry o id-
t ii.it ic- 'b !::.:. d 1' r I'd- c. naries 'v
I- .ng i Me- I tie- sii ..,!.-.
"I.i it t I ne ! I, t .1 he- CP. pilll 1:1 I
in pr-'portiou 'h.,ii a hoi-. ;- Anx-i-:!!."
"I th' ; It i- ills ' t , it- that
a bee cm u h ne re t han io-can pull."
An ..Id i s ivs. ...ll things
c to hi : v. ho can wait." 1 1 a
man lee; the vv.iii'i. - '.. "1 the
th'tigS Win ' "Il.e to llll'i 1101' h iliCl!
"Pa," said a !.!'.. boy, "v. hat is an
ai... ' aie ne n.il i 'i v -' ! i.ill't e.pl.iin
it . my .-oi!, " tl;a' y.-ii an ompre-h.-isd
It. Wait i li' I! y .el g. t iu:o I ! i.
my : -"ii. it d tte :. ; ' til know it."
lite Invention ol Ink.
AVh'-n ink was ini iv-be-i-d do. md.
seem to ha' t; been m- l b il. ie.tgi'.'eri
the paper and ti'" pen. a ol 'ied me
diuiii whi'h II show ill a I'glit
suiiac was so "',:. io; a want, and
one so realuy found, loai there !-
II- ; eMniiilililiaiy credit due 'uthe uu
k!i"Wn '!) en' .r. !' .! pears 1 t be only
ot C'.inpar .t iv e.y late years that bla k
ink has ,een almost universal. Iloiuan
ink was i-' I. purple and gold, and inks
"1 blue, green, v inlet and "'her shades
was no', line. minion. It. i- said tha'
siiupl" as js the combina' ion of ink,
"we possess none equal in beauty to
thai used by the am ii-ntsi thesixori
manuscripts written in Knglaud ex
ceed in color anything of the kind.''
Modern ink-makers will deny the su
periority of the ancients; but win
shall say whether Words written in the
ink iiiaiiiihu-t urcd to day wiil stand as
v iv .illy cent uries hi lice as those sa"ti
manuscript- have stood' 1' is dill's
cult to see how the writ ing materials
ol the pr.-sen' day can be improved
upon, for convenience at least, setting
aside questions of lasting inks, which
the generation that uses tlu-m cannot
settle. Paper, rough ami smooth, ihi
i lit inks ol any color that the wnb-l
may believe suit-die to his eye-, pen
as line :c- a needle or as blunt as a
s, a le, are all to be bought oil every
stud. The (.Teat lack of the agt
socio-to be id' a- al once more novel
and s 'ltsihle in ihe record "f which
th'-e serviceable ma'eritls may hi
empb ye I. - '.!.,
Appropriate to the Dccii-inu.
l'eath.'ily is something of a lun-i-i
i in. and was attending an ivening
party given in honor uf the eldest
daughter of the family.
"I would l e glad if you would sing
something, Mr. lYa'herly," said 'h-h'-te-s.
Certainly, my dear uiauatu. W.i
ou suggest a song?"
a Hi. any I hing that is appropriate t
th" i.ci asioii. 1 will leave the see
1 i. II W lit Villi."
so I'eathei'ly, with that, no'e ta.
mil discrimination for which he is s
! jn-tiy popular in aociety. -.at down at
, the piano and sang "Pack ward, 'linn
I'.ackw ,ii.l. ii, 'lime, m I by Flight."
- S - l'"li
Ibtjiid Ib'ci tlii'ig an Ati'i'stliellc.
The elicit of rapid breathing l.
, a-crihed by In. I ',. .i vv ill to the intbi
i em f the surplus of oxygen thi
! forced upon ibe hung-. In a variety
i of cases i eiuat 1 able in-t usibility to
j pat: . Willi apj'l I-' l.lble los.s ofcili
1 sciou-m -s, ha, been j m iice.. (1 one
j instance a 'my id II, alter bieallnug
rapidly al" .t a minute, had four per
j ma lent uu lar lenioved, the operation
l being painless and lasting twenty