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A r'n'ilintli Iii tho .1 011 ii 1 nt us.
Afar from tl" i :i I of Hi Snbhutli b.'ll,
Afur fn in I lie S 1 1 ;i ; T. throne
Whoso voices t i il ,y i :i iship swell
Willi Jtll lilfl lit l, Ih of K lllg,
Alone on tt In I y Alpine heighf,
J'athisl in h II ml of res l-n lent Iglit,
Wi.h ( ln glitt.'inng peeks of miow m slight.
Wo "ntter for in rniii prayer.
Though iiu ill in y our e.iiie;i'e",-ili"ii bo,
Sealei'Iy i .willing llio "two or three,''
TI:o Master himself is there.
Ki joalii'ig oi -an pioehiinis our pini-",
No piv.nln i voi'i' is h-nrd,
Our olioi-ist- r's ps alio on this poiirl if iliiyii
Is that of id . Iuppy hud;
( ur music tie soin.il of tin- rushing rills,
Pouring down from tli" snowy hills,
As each Us ii pointed work fullils
Io ipinig ii through tin' Howry iVll;
AnJ tlio boimIoi ful works of our l'athir
Muro tlmn the wis-.t hii 1 best oou'il preach,
( 'r tho tnnirue of the It'urno.l ti ll.
Though 1 hoy seem in eternal miht nr
rnyiil, There once was a day, wo know,
lion llio lull's found at ions lir.-t wore 1 ii'l
Ami lirst tin" wore crowned witii snow;
Hut wh o in liiont (ho lust n'.i! il.iy
All tlmt is o il inn 4 pis. ii way,
Do wo not hope 1 li.it Hi.' mountains gray
May delight our awak niing eye.;
l'liibVtii ul all that is ui'. mi I bright,
Pointing up to n w irhl of light,
And a glory that ie wr dies.
Lucy Tavlor. in Word ami Work.
My mother was left early a vi low,
with Ii v j children, u'.l girls. Wo inhei
it ; 1 nothing from our well-horn ii iccs
turs sav: will -forme I nose, white
hands and low, cu.livatol voices. My
mother was a p'ou 1 ami o ur.igc ii
woman. Si source was money ith in
lint wo eur.y luiirneil to ri-o ir.::i a
I 'ititily-tcivcd dinner ir-upy hii-i ry,
mill darn an 1 reilaru our sp tlessly clean
though s imp! : dresses. I'jor mot lur,
hers was ti stern rule, hut I think of tho
lung hours (luring which sho played tlio
I art of lioiiiekoopoi, govrccss anil
fcamslross, ami marvel at In.- strength
of miml nu J hoily.
When 1 was 17 1 was invito I to speml
a few months with our father's lousin,
a Mr. I! aunuint, who livoil in ;;reat
stylo in L union. Mi was that tno-t
se.tish of beings, a hypei hotnlri ir. That
I might ilo her sotin credit, Mrs. II mii
11)0(1 1 ordered a suitable out lit form-,
and lino dothus and good food noon
transfurn.o I mo from a pile, atonpiii'.,
dark eyjd t-t rij of a girl, iatu a tall, up
ri ;ht, h at:d.t.ino y. u tg W 'tniin. Shu
was too h'.peies-ily Mii;!t in e ( to ob
sei vc tlio change, and il :n tut until
In r lav Tito nephew e iinu on hii anniiil
viiit th.it tlie adn iratw-i which his
young (nee too plainly showed, oponed
lu r eyes to l!.o f. ct that 1 was a c:iiii
less beauty, tho most daii:;eioin being
i i K .iglnn I, where men :m I woiih ii am
seldom givuu in umriiago but olteu
boii 'ht nnd sold.
A ceno wis troublesome, th ro.'ore
my hostess em. tented herself with de
( Ini in;; Ii rielf worse, and onloring her
d i-tor to preit ribe sea air. .1 irk 15 mi
llion t was r ipn-te I tj a(oin;iaiiy h r
to the I b) ol Wi ;ht, and I was packi-d
olT homo. 1 hhail never forgot my
mother's sturt of mrpriio whoa sh j saw
the change in my appearance. A I that
evening nhu n m ined Very thou.d.tu1,
and I boaii to fear that my unexpected
return was hnr.lly v dromo, until two
days l iter, w h 'il with lur sw. etest
s:i i!o f-h-j informed mi tint I was to put
on one of my most becoming Uris.ses
a:id behave my prettiest, :. sho ixict
ed an old friend to lunch 'n:i, My
younger sisters wen ordered i IV to pai
t.iko of a cold dinner in the school
room, nnd my ninths and 1 awaited
L'ird Silurian in the drawing room. I
knew him to he one o! the ol lest, ns to
title, of Kiglnail's peer-", and I had
heard a whiiper that mamma n:i,'ht
lirvo been his counte-is had h 'r youth: ul
b nuty been inado more nttraelivo ly
the htiiidrod thou'iinls of pounds ster
ling which tin la ly that ho i veutu illy
married had brou-ht him.
He came, a oriiu-fni e I, still old gen
tleman, who put .1 double cyogliHS an I
tc.innoJ me closely. A glnuce of mu
tual intelligence passed between iiiaui
ma nnd hit lordship, which did not
teml to put mo at my oise. Ilow.ver,
I smiled aud talked ai well as I coul I,
with a beating heart. After liiiicli'.'ini
I was ordered i ll for a walk with the
other', and that veiling my nijlhor
kised mo, saying: "Lird Silurian will
bring hii son, Lir l Trenton, to call on
Wednesday." There was something in
her look nud tone that sent mo to my
l ed with a "sudden sicking" of lu.ut.
What nocd to uwjll on tin wretclied
details of the m xt few weeks. I, r I
Trenton came, saw, nnd as it eventually
proved, conquered. I thought him u
most vacant youth, but my mother ex
1 laincd that ho wai very much struck
with me, mid "such a dear, simple,
ihy boy, notwithstanding his great
wealth and high position."
Tito wedding day cam o and I lud
oen my bridegroom but twice. U.i
these occasions his father ha I been m
the room. Li ly Silurian I had not
sera tt nil; her hutbaad brought mo a
magnificent tiara, necklace, earrings
and bracelets of diamonds the Silurian
diamonds wore famed---and re retted
that his wife whs too great an hva 1 1 to
yrosont them in p.rson.
I luvo sannll rcollcct'nn of tho coro
mony; but I rememler that my fnther
i -law bent over nnd guided hU son's
hand when lie signed ihj registry,
I. u ;hing, nnd cnl i-jg him a nerv in
fellow. I wroto my maiden name,
Olivo C'hise, for tho lnt tiin, and ini
mediately after I, iiccoinpunio I by rr.y
father-in-law and husband, drove to
I.imestono Towers, tho homo of the
There I m ado a ha-ty dinner nlor.a in
ono of tho tungnificent rooms which h id
been set opart for m", and slipping on
1 gorgeous wrapp' r, I tri ! to forget
my woes in tho pages of some of my
favorito books. Kro long my tired
head fo'l back on the sofa nnd l slept.
I uwoko with n cry and a sense ol
terror, A number of wax lights shed a
soft rndinuco over the handsome room,
tho porfuiuo of rarj (lowers filled the
air, nnd bending over the couch on
which I lay, his hot breath f inning my
cheek, was tho man I ha I m iiried,
with an expression on his feco and in
his evil, shifty eyes, whi.h ( "I grant I
mny never see on any human face again.
I'.ir a moment I was p'ir ilj. ;d with a
Ii ding of sickeni ig terror, then I rose
fio u the sofa and moved toward the
' Where are you going?" ho ciied.
"N t o ln-t. I'Jii't y ii know you e.ro
mi ;e now ."'
I : nn instant he ha I mo in his arms,
and w is holding mo so tightly cln ped
is his embrace that I pa ited lor l ieith;
while he weut on: "Yes, you're mine,
safe ei.on ,'h now. I've got nw.y from
that old imp who's lueii .standing be.
twecti ii1. II thinks I'm s:l ! with
ll'ncli. lie's i deep oi.e. Ves, you'ro
mine, and I cm tear v-ir great, sad,
bbii k eye. 'it. or pi: ch your white
lie h, or bitu you until the b'ned
come i. "
' ( i!" I gasped. ''If you aro mortal
mi I not a lien I, lal.o no! to l.a ly Silur
i n; take me to your moll, or."
My wen' . called forth tho wildest
' l.idv S:'.nri m ? lie cried. "Yi u'il
never see her, sin's mad, us mad ns a
hitter; rursi Ii r, that's where I t;et it
Iroin. We're all mad but that oil imp
of a fath i ol iniii , nnd he'd I e ma I too
if In were not tin evil on". Your
mother w ill! ' I til" money, and she's
pot it ; slo.'s out '.'"iil.Oil l, nnd l'vo got
The look winch In cist on me fn 1
my ve y blood, I ui by this time I bean
t(i see all too cl ar y tie; ntturo of the
sn;r: into which I 'i 1 1 fuller'.
I ii't.vcd lorw ii I bill bo sol. ' I my
Ire--, an I pi c d one hand hvt my
mmith and m i I ; hit teeth moot in my
Tli'i pain w as so int Mi'O that I almost
f: i ilel, my I n 'i i gav w iy and I fell
to lb Il r.
"I5; (lill' In cried, "dead al
ready!' Tiie cxi''anialion oave me an
i lea: wh it if 1 w re to lei ;n death? 1
lifted on il, and pieiently li'ind him
ir.ovin ; iib iiit the room, muttering to
himu'lf. Who i I knew him to bo at
solid distant') I lta'f opened my eye,
and saw to is. v horror tint he a;; cured
to be tiying t' open the win low. Sud
ileii:y h ) ib'sltte I. nnd I heard him
murmur, "No, thii side won't do. I
want her to lail iulo tin mo it and lho:i
he won't find her. The bnlroom win- '
(low's till) 11.11'.''
II.' turned hit sfps toward tho bo I
rooin, w hich a I joined.
I sprain "'I' foot, gained tho door
which opened into tho ha'l, ai I sue-
poscl, anil inn i myt"ii in a lorif,
dark corri lor. Down this 1 no until I
reached a narrow staircase leading up
ward. Agonizing fear lent wiigs to
my feet. I gai icd tho uppjr floor, and
went swiftly down a long corri lor
which ran tin length of the opp)site
wing of the home, Imping to Ii id some
miii l-seivnnt's door ajar, for it was im
possible to ieavo tho hotitj in my ptctent
dros, or, rather, undress.
rorlu io favored me. At tin far end
wis a l.ir; closet, or, morn properly,
small ii mil, iiroiridtli! walls of which
were lung tho servants' Su id iy drts e-.
I iipproprin! e I one of these, a black
shiwl and pi: i i bonnet, tho veil of
which would serve to mask mo well.
I felt no fear as I gli lod down the
three long flights of oaken s'ept which
led to the I nc'i cn'raiico hall, and in
ten minutes (gained th) high rea I, which
skirted the park walls. I set out brave
ly for my thrco miles' walk to M ,
whero I ooii'.d take the earliest tni i for
Ion. II 're I knew I cou'd dispose
ol one of my p'ni lest rings to pay my
fare to tin city.
In M I posted oio line to my
moth:!'. "Wu ;:i I can forgive yiiu," 1
wrote, "you shall see mo again. "
My di-appear ince was lni'lied up, but
I a:terw ird lonrne 1 that I, r I Siluri le,
my mother, and one other moved heave i
and curth t) find me. Two lun lsomc
rings, by which 1 might havo hem
traced, I sold iinmodintely ii London,
a id long before tho money I thus gained
was cxliausted I had been introduced
by a young wonnn who lodged in the
saiiio housn with mo to a manufacturer
of artificial 11 over', II i gavo mo work,
nod thus I live I, if such an existonci
may he called living, for thrco yoirs.
Siranijo to say, my landlady csuk
It in nonr Limestone Towor-, ;d
throu ;h In r 1 learned that tin Silurian
heir was generally supposed to bo
"ipncr" at tini's, an I a .ways dull, bru
tal nnd li 'i.vy; tint his uaf .tin .tile
mother had b en mil for year', mi l
that o n" poor young lady h i I Ii nilly
niiirii d I. ,r 1 Trenton, but hii I leit
l.im tin i e'. day never to returi'.
(bie cvei.i.i more weary n:: l il ow ".
hoarted than liui i', 1 was dr.i ggi i g my
tired l)iii 1 1 slowly h im.' w ir I, air tho
day's work, wii:u a pas-ing hansoin
topped siid I mly. from which sprang a
young man, winisei.' i my arm, crying
"ThanK t!o I, (live, you are found at
It was Jack J'.eaumont. .lack, gool,
dour, h and -omo lis ever.
'Oh, .l ick," I cried, breaking down
and sobbing piti.u'ly, "lell me all
about them, muinmaand the girl-, only
dou t tell them where I am else tin y
'I'ill want me to go luck to Lord Si n
rian, and 1 can never forget him,
"Old scoundrel ! I should think not.
lint he ciu't ino!ot you, dear (Hive;
now that his miserable sou is ilea I he
hits no more authority over you t::aa I
"Dead ! J ick," I crie I.
"Yes, threo inontht ago. Ah, (Vive,
naughty girl to hi !e Iroin me. Il you
knew how 1 have suir red."
(Vi my twinty-liist birthday I became
Mr-. J ilia lleaumoat. .My iinih r to
thit day think, hersell the a ignev -d
party; and has to reiucinb r that my
il:chise HDicy enable 1 hi to I'm !
-tillable liitsbiii It for all her 'SlIi oefoie
she. cau forgiv; mo fur rclu lag to pn lit
by her excellent bargain. I I ho Wisconsin.
ilic Mile) to.
The stiletto is a tiui:r weapon.
Ther) is nothing of Am.iieiti iiiini l.e
uire like it. in length it in is Iroin six
to lil'teon iiiciics. Tin; biioU is ai oiil
twice the length of liie haa lie, dagger
e lge l, thick at th" narroiv oii.r !, and
tapering olT to i xc s-ivc tiiiniies; at llio
point. At tho j u. rd the ! i unetcr of
tin Ilia io is ili iinoud shape I n id the
two extr.l cdgei run almost to tlio
Tlio real edges, which nro r a or -haip,
make a won id winch III i i.iixiiiaiy
e lge, more l imit tlian slurp, nggru
viito to ii terribo legree. Si t If i tive
is it an 1 so nun .1. nan l i tin ha idtof
ade.vtei-ui nuia, that tile li.di.ni gov
ern mcnt hat Rcc it!y bcc i e 'i riiiieiit
i:ig with it in a weapon nt t .".-e ipi li
ters and in the M is-.oivah c iiiip iign sev
eral coil auies weie iiuiiid Willi shields
i.lld long stilettos. 'llio v.'eapo i is car
ried in a sheath like an ordinary dagg. r.
Another knile, numouly cini-.d and
itiipiently used by criminal Italian-, is
what I'-ulcS'Or S ; .iiiiapieci), the Nea
politan fencing in isler, ( ills tin) "mol
Ictta." Tho irollfttii bears ttiuie r'scii.
blance to a razor, though considerably
longer. Tlnro is only one idgo and
the blade opens lue a penki i:'e. It
swings loose, however, a id w hen draw.i
it opened i y ciilchiag li d I f f the han
dle with the lingers and throwing the
blale out waul. This rtipiires practice
and tlexteiily. A sin a I s img catches
the knife and holds it t p I is closed
by pressure noon a tiny "outto :'' on the
handle. Though not ns ifl'(liv' a j
weapon ns the stiletto, it makes an ugly
wound when lisid by an cxpjrl, ai.d can
bo opv.c I almost :ii tjiiii-kiy ns a stilello
can be drawn Iroin its lie i' li. The case
with wiiich it cm bo concealed a I Is to
the frnpiency of iu use. Tin handle
ii liar I wood or b ine.
There is nn uptown i 't.-rili-l limit
that is fciiid to inip.u t st ib ttos and i ther
Italian weapons. A small stiletto cau
lu bought b r :! Toe largest si.e coot
ifo nn I $H. An imported nn latla cuts
il Tue price p'.nces the nil Italian
ailiclo out of th) leadi of mat. v ol the
knife users win failed to bring lhi.ii'
cowardly weapons ncro-s the oceie,
nnd they coutenl th-.-m selves with a
species of Ftnall dagger, crude I u'. ef
fective, and not infreiiiently made by
tliemtel v 'S out of a w -1! worn table
ki.ife. New York Graphic.
All lllephant mi a I, ark
Cjiisider.ible coniiuoi ion Was elite I
lit the little town of Stive-, Hunting
donshire, II a dan I, by the lucon-i I-t-ate
niamur in which n big elephant
took a surieptiliout holiday. The at
tractions of tin traveling cirtut to
which ho was alt idled pulled upon him,
and in the sin ill hours of i. e morning
ho let himself loose. II; ..at fust at-
trnctt.il by th: illluws cf some lus '
works, which he cntero I after breaking
down a few trilling bit'icles i i the
shape of three gates, two fences and a
brick wall. Then In pulled out a plug
with his trunk a id set Ir e a few thou
sand cull" f.et of gas, vi-it.d the re
tort luiisj hiid lii'hiencd the sol it ry
witihmau into lit', explored the ncigh
boiing m.rkit gardens with disas.
trous resu ts to tin owners, and weiiad
up by wricking n I am and gorging
himself with new wheat. lie was sli.i
conlcntoliy -Ii .ve.iag in gr..in when
his keepers ilisfov r l him, a id with
dillicii ty induced him to return to ids
ipnrters. I'i.itii- for damages nre
pouting i i upon hi- owner-, aid the
o.al will almost swi'low up tin prolitt
oi a b id season. .-w Yoik S.i i.
IHII.IHlllN S ( IIU MN.
I'ill "ll f'V"l' s e "III b.ll v.
With tier oji's s i sp rl.lnu bi 11.',
Ami her .-kin solidly while,
lap, an.l cheeks of ro. , li;-.i-
T"ll you w in.!.
She is ju-t the svsei test I, a! y
In til" lot
Ah! flic is our only I ri i ling.
Ami to me
All h"r liitl" wiiv - are w 1 1 1 v
When Sh" sl,gs . f t e ,I
I'very wni. I i ju-l as pr-tiy
As can I
There's ma .'iiioiher in the eit y
tweet Ms si, '.
- II up i' Young !' o
s.imiI n i;
Tho K irl t-i s ui ins
rative of !iit hinting i
S'tskal cln w in Ii -w a
s i alt.
i(l. in th mr
Vpeditioil to t it
fo.V eluded tlu
pursuit ofhiiuse.f and another liuntet
by superior sagi.cr y :
We ran nuoth r fox, ail but him i:
the strangest w.y, ju t as we t hni h'
him our own.
M'K iy prcs.'l him h ir 1 on ono sid
an I Ion tin other; his st rergth w i
failinu1; his chance so imoJ hop.'! js', j'
no .shelter I iy belorj him, neither budi
nor holbnv; n::ly a v el wiiile cx,ia:isj
of gliiteriag mi i th'iesi. Slid he l.i
bore I on, and w. wondered ai hit
Courage; but tie s.cret w.h soon re
vealed. l Vi a su l len he made an i.etive rtii
and 'li-appoir d lead foremo t into the
n .iv, I) nvn weiei,!.' 1 to -eenre hie.
Heboid a g apiag leidgcr-liole poiutiug
towarl tlie centre of the earth!
l!y what in-tinc'. could the fox tli -rovee
tho exact position of lint hob?
!Io wont through the thick miss if
snow ia ono do-in header strai ;ht ;is a
plumMiet to hit mark. No d i il erci.i. - .ei
tin smooth, shining surface w it vi-tbl ;
to us, ycl the fox. in nil hit fear : d
peril, could ii -lit ex act y upon tin cn
trai.c ol this coiKea'e I, and apparent
ly, bllg-Uiilreiji. elite I burrow.
A Si.v l'"(i.
Necessarily, Ir on tho ol'' itiipon;
polied to lead, the fox exiuls in t il
ning devices. A good iil.itra-i ia of it it
this of tho fox that, having c.iptui- .1 a
large duck, found his hiin-.-wud
pio.-ress obilruete l l y a wall too high
for him to leap over with his htir-l.i '.
K iviiar l in ole two or tlir-o niten.pls
and on each ocra-ion feli back b: 111 I.
Finally he sat down at: I looked at the
wall lor a few iiii.iuu-s. II viug satis
lied himself with the ..invey, he caught
the duck by the lea I, r ii.e l him elf up
against the wall with bit fore paw- as
high at he could rent h a-el .'-.tusk tlie
bill of the duck into a crevice. Tic)
fox was now free lor action.
Ho leapd on the wall
w ith a bound, i i n lied down
and calchin g the dink by the neck,
went oil' on the other -lie witii his
plunder. Tin arctic I x is known ti
bo pari ic ilniiy wary. 1 ! was ki.led
by seizing on a bail ;i I to a siring,
which ullc I the tii ;gcr of a gun; but
I allot her one, pr llliig by this ixpti
I ence, took ( ire to go u eb r the bait and
low th line ol lire. Cases
n known also of tin arctie fox
avoiding nil risk an 1 c inipb tely clr
cuiuv. is 1 1 n ; its enemies by cutli'igthi
lino nttacho 1 to the trigger an i thoti
ialely removing tin b n'. - 1 1'icayu io.
Seii-tiiills In I'.o-.lon I . lior.
In the ice-lini", whei inmv days niil
;,,,( - (,f jU;.r Ktj yiV
d tin h.r-
Lor with di i.t iee, tlio
upon the smoo: h w hit"
lent satisla tin. Th
hi nds to peer over the
'u I- w ilk about
-in I .c with cvi
s al . lilt brown
edge with won-
beiing baby-l'ai , an 1 I : i g their salt.
llliipelett boll.'t to :l p Tell b.'ti le till
gulls. A gull and a se il, tiling olT
sen on a block of ice, in sneao nnd con
tented companionship, one s.-in times
toes, llnvo a v.'-y pleasant iiu-iii iry
oi ac'rt.-iiu -tat iy, .solemn : ull I onco
saw a linirin.g hii;
water that lay in an ice-block. Tho
water was vuy daik all routi 1 th ice,
and tin ti Ii! w.h carrying tin ice out to
sea, dri ting ilt pretty freight p ist
buoys and beacon t and pas-ing vessels.
The "iill shifted from one foot to an
other, keeping i::o warm under his
plumage, w hile he balanced himself on
tin; oilier little pink foot which rested
3u the bare ice.
With head bent this way and that, In)
iiranend his feathers, looking into tho
little pond-mirror before him. Ilo
took a sip of w ater, and still anoile r,
h.-ivi :g lo-t all fear of men and eagcr
n ss for lood, in lull en j iy mcnt id this
b ippj In ii r of gull-hood. A steam r
pa std so close ni u'. most lociu-hlho
litlle ice-crnlt in its wheels. but tho
gull di I not flinch or look up. Though
llio it; ft lipped linen-ily i:i the wake of
the steamer, and the swell rolled over
ii i ven then he did not ut dow i his
tin ki t up foot. At last in the c'ini: x
ol rist fulness of soul aid boly, ho
nestled down on the ice, and rested his
solt while breast on the cold slab with
They nro so often (pi'ite nlonc in their
i est or amusement that tl.cy havo about
them a dignity and rcservi piito pc.
cu iur to themselves. St. Nicholus.
Till- CROW INDIAN.
Habils of a Copper-Colored Resi
dent of Western Plains.
He is Crafty nnd Brave, and is
Utilized as a Scout.
In pcrsotnl nppenrinc) tlio Crow
I i Ilia men are Hue looking, ta'l in I
well formed. The woiinti nro small a id
inferior ri npp.'iirauce. Their vocal
lung-. . it conrso and haish, and does
not seem to have a r.ch Vecabu'nry.
They .are poor in traditio '. The men
cut the hair sipiirc'.y II louti l the fore
heii I, leaving this bang irom four to six
inches i:i bii 'th, which, when ia full
dre-n, it made to .stand uptight ly
dressing it with clay, which is somi
iinni male in renih-iv" by nduiixtu o
Willi u stic.y .-il slant o ootaine 1 iy
I oi.itig etiuiiuy wi e i s nnd i ii -la s.
The si lo hair it ;.t imes rai ic l airi
the hair on the oiick of the he id sepa
rated into sv ta! "st:ipst' winch are
lit"'- I ia place by ; lue place I nt regular
itit.'tvils. To give the-ii the appear
ntico oi very long hair, o which thi-y nr.'
ix'reinely p'o'l i, lh,l wliic.i has belli
cut i IT i i in uriii i:', i r th ,t taken from
lluir pit.-ies' tails :r. l mane-, is glii'.'-l
on to leti;. th n out. They do not i.l.
oil', eyebrows or iusli es. In dross, the
ni'iiw.ar tin ii . ded coat iiimI'! ol
bla-i;;i.i. At the -I1..U. lor, wrist of the
coat an I down tin lo'gin;s a coarse
Iringu it hit. in1. Tho womon wvar
-!io:t -'.iris in. l: of iaw iii .teri 1', and
cue iitlie lor clired tibbons or
tti tket t.
Tin Crow- h iv - an excellent reputa
tion am nig ot li r t ri i'S lor their cuu
niig, crafty - J i i.l a d 1 r .very in war.
Witii th whit -s, at a rule, they havo
been fri.'tid.y, a';d since 1M havj ren
deiel v.il'i 1 ii;e s"i vices to tin: govern
ment a t enii-t d -c eii'.s. At prc-c t
they nr.' bell r armed and belt rmouil
cl than any oilier tribi o! Iiuiat.s.
Tlie Crows Ii .ve n sun daiice of their
own a. it dilTert essentially from that of
the Sioux a i l oth r tri'ies. Tin dance
ori.ia. t s iias;.'::i- -,f n-vnge, a-.d
tlir.-u -h it t ir; s.-.-k I o
la-.ce ol tii. . ipie:;i I
out their p ans fi r veil
pros, en: i-ig th 'ir w ..i t
in g 1 1 x j 1 l.ti 'at.
I! si let t lie strings
nr tin a
: ; ia curving
. i:ce, and it
by wli.h the!
'h lln smoe.- 1
1 a long pn' :
j, 10, luce good I
danc -r is fa-teiic l 'hroii
of the t lies! and back to
the brav i ende-.vors to
iuck by 1r.1i! ilal i ig hiin-el
111 many ,arlt of tin boly. Somief
the y tl ig men I'asio 1 1 ulla o heads to
th - muscle, of III) h'cli an I daucj them
selves l roe an I
them first 1 f I!
other 1 " ' 1 1 ins iie
at Ih" i 1 t at 11
thi. u ;li and about
say that Clod male
hum in bein -s, tho
, ned lb white man
j 111,1 Ii:t:e.:l !i r somo
II -w uiu, h l. dily pni
Crow wan i ir . can 1111 Ie
in I Si , near thi. pn-t.
fill, ol th il v 'iu when
1 one of Ihe-e
go 1 WTtto s ed
It W ,1 II the
111" il:'. Or!
Sel.ui 1 tho then s ir, lary o: the inter
i.o) vi-itel the c.p'ur l S;o,i nnd
Cheyetines i ear I' et K igh T.ie hii-
ora'ile gcntleni oi d
naliv ei at one of th
1 to elm rve the
.'tKi-s nnd !ea-ts,
and U metal Mil ', our i ominaiidii g
officer, condiieted bin: t tin :i, i dibor
ing eitampm nt. The wnttr ikchii
panied tlie par y, whieli went on hor e
bac't. As we ncire I tin sp it w-e be
held s-'Ve::i: bun Ir -dt of It dims iiji ,t.
te I down on the grns'. -ti igin shout
ing aid liuiiuii r. T.iey w r i net
dun i ig jl-t then, in' w re eijoyiiga
star perioiiu 111c t by .1 -.nltliry w.iriior,
a Crow la Inc. . tuethiu g of en ex
cnieiitingly huiii-'iout character, a
highly-seasoned and palatable bido dish
iu the feast, .0 to sp-a't.
The stalwart ( row stool in tho cen
tre of tin; eite'e; the Id hi I wit stream,
ing Iron a hundred gashes which In
was self-inflicting upon chest, slum',
ders, abdomen, irnis an I legs with
sharp-edgtd knivi, handed to hitu al-t-nuitely
by sonn ol the Si ux a id
Ch 'venn i i r iv s.
Tiie sight was too much for the sonie
what sensi iv organi at 1011 of tlio fas.
tidio.ss Secretary, and. givi :g hi, horse
the spurs, he fooa e-ciped from tiie
(lisgll -ting spectael'. The nl ten din L
l idi ins enjoy :d th : p, ridrm inc 0 huge
ly, fur they w, re chn'ti. g away and
biiighing gnyiy whil; rho horrible and
certainly very paiu'ul n.iiti.ation was I
going on. Tue i itorpn toi
infoniied mi that it win an 1
iitonenient ceremony on the part of the
Crow, who h id in tin proceeding win
ter killed a Sioux. From tin sunn
source I h anted alt erward that llnvery
height of th- festivity w is roach t 1 by
the an lience when the jerf rm-r linnl
ly pirmitted his body to tiewashe l with
vinr;iir, after which In i-nluleel in lit
nud c mvulsions. , Cincinnati V. .ipiui'r.
Tho rgretit Warwie o! K gland, tin
putter-u.i nud the pul.er-'low n of kiu ;s,
did not know his lettir--. Mnrdi l
Sotiit, tho greatest of Napoleon's nmr
shals, coul I not write a single correct
sentence in l'lea.h Sicv"non, th
inventor o.' tin locomotive, cou'd t
real whci he was tweuty-oi oy-arn m.i. ,
Silkn ill .M.l l l.
Tlio m ..-t intiii-.i.g 1 .Lira in t.n
Tm'.oryof Al iska i- Sal,-., lh:cai
t il, nn old Km-i in town. It ii bc.u'.i
lu' ly situ it d, Miiii ii id d, .-nve 011 tin
seaside, by high I.l 111, tains, ntel tho
ln.rbor is formed by many low, small
wooded islands. There is some level
ground on whiih a town might be
built. Nearly nil the housc s.eiu go
ing to decay, nnd theie is a'n:o-t rso
building going on. Our gov r.-incnt
tlieen resi le h r", an I there i- sonu
pleas nit soci' ty. There i' a large and
flourishing mi-M):! i hoo'. of Ih" I'res
lyterian Cliurdi, wlnro liM young na
tives of butti si xes are educated. Th"
old I!,is-i.i:i church i the gnat ultr..i
lioti, with its paintings and (Ireek ser
vice. I ittenb'd s-tvice, but was not
able to see n.uih dilTerencc between its
ceremonial and tin K itnan tatholic,
savo at lite end nli the congregnlion
went up and kissed the cro-s iu the
innds of th" pries!. Some ol the jitiint
ings tire covered, save the V.oc, with
silver and igobl m a luanm r 1 ii'.v r saw
elewlicrc. T.ie cliurdt it
a congreg ti in of peril ip
,-tll 1 I, Willi
Mil, mo tiy
!'. -i lei li;e
a few pl.e- s
li i.r g an I
h If-1 re
1 three tow. is met.
no place i 1 A ;;
; -or ca ini 1 : li ii
' hutting seem the ott.y i.i'u-'ties of
j Alaska worthy of 111 nil m. Tli : I inner
J S s 1 uadtvelope I, save i.i o 10 in-line-,
; hit its futur.' i innot !' ;.r.'dii.t -d.
I'lshing (iciii,is ini three or ! i.r
I ::.':. !h of the y "ir. TIi.to it no cvi
' dcice 0:1 th' c'ei-t tliil Ih re can lo
.-v-r any n .-i ii u t uro of impo: '. i::ee.
j Al l. "st 1 very v.-lnre tin hi'.!--, when not
! snow-cl ol, are cov ie I with small
J s ru ee, too sinall for liinilar. Tlicre
; si-i nn no tea on to thit.k lii.it the for
; is'.s will bo cleare I, cither J. t t'n lutn
1 b-r ('T the reeky soil Ij.ni-ath.
j 'J'.ie 1110-1 of th ' native hutt seem of
I the poorest, with an opening ii ilo
IcMreto let out. (he sll ..he. A
I with itt lisbi'i and huntiei-, is w il
' adapt 'd to a ';iv.i;o '"'piiiet ion. I ..
j lets 1 lit 011 ;h its mine', it h liillicu t I
I see h ei it can siippoit utiy eonsi Icrable
, 1.11 ml er oi civ I IZ.-d people. The 11 at r. et
nr - :;.irly leach ib.e, but tie: in .st dilii
1 I'l! ;.r.i:il":n 1. t e liu i oit'ilpatioti
1 w.idi ; I siippo-t th 111 iu acivi.i.'.ed
w.iv.i II troit l-'ice I 'res'.
Jim K -one oit: I hit I r'uie to n
woTinti. Tiie imp veii-he-l wi low
in oi l lucid of his c. in: to him once
wiih i-soiil worth ol lin-noml all sin
1 h i I lell, eagerly begging him to I u;
tl a annul it of a ceitai l s!..ck. "U:t
wi.." Sn had ieen iiniil iy:. a- ::
seaiu-l 1 est at the bonus of -' 0 1 I, l'.ii:
and O il i'li, nil loriuer friends of her
liu s I a', ;'s. Al one of these houses she
ha I ovcthenrd an t.ie unit of a wonder
ful bona I. . j .st ih'i ili-covered near
Yirgnia C.ty. lit no I i..k tin- dii
iiioii is, a w -d li.i ; gi.l t 1 this poor . 1 1 -:
c wotiiii fin. 11 her ninth t. II 1:1
v st d their value it t'10 so, desired.
Oi 1 he a ; 10 11 :c meat of I lie new di
C v ii's I'm stock juu'.p d fri.111 ts-.'s ,j
s i.i, I; , 1 I 1 s 0 sir, I,
up to .' '1 At that po, 1'. she
,.skcl him I 1 el. 's'l" thought
h -i s.-lf w ,)t Ih about .-.,"i.'i . She was
1 in a 1, vcr of 1 xcil mee.t. K "ii , slua
,ndta.!, was :.s col a- 11 cm liuihi r.
, "See how niiicli Mrs. - -has wiih
jus," he told bit (ashir. i he .-.n-wer
ia ne, "M s. ls.it .S'iTii on 1. l,--s
cm ;ni- ions, making s"iii ; -;u." Keeno
a 1. d it -h w 011! I 1 1 v ,1 1 h. c.v ior Ih
.1111. mi it tin -, i 11!, rcciivii g ::o answ r,
j oil , I s';,. 1, , I l.nnte l. lb; had 111 d
j :ii miiMai 1 himself ia th d, al, all of
which In- he -ito-'lost in tin Aiii -r;c-i'i
iMoite C.iri.1 - W .!. strcit. Tt.eli.t
' w.'iiiii wiiom he crieuel now dnzl
I p ojile w.th her liani 'i It, keeping lie
111. tli r's till in a la isinif. I A tiier ic.
.hiv (iniilil's I Vie I or.
I Mr. (i- ul 1 sat on the porch of his 1:-
vi:i"to;i rcsideiica and in bis laii was a
! baby, ih; si t-.'n. I son ,.f his son (I org-,
who innriii d 11 litli Kin: don, tin: pieitv
; :n tress. The i;'oit that this new c "it r
' is to be nan c I a.ti r bi. gran-lfnlher is a
I mistake, beiaiise his brother, now n ,11'
j a year and a hall o. I, bears the n ui-.e u
' .1 iy Kivg-I ui (I n:'.. I. N-ar by -n' IV.
I W 1 1 . i.i 111 Mue.il, to w lioni .1 iy ( ti d ..y
I a suilici nt saiaiy to c.timii md l is entile
! time. The at; oil. t it sail to b- .M.iiilT
1 a yeai, an 1 that is re .sona'ulo e ni icr
liiglliat Dr. Milan gnv up an 1 xlen
. sive pmct ice to take thi' spina, job,
I a:: I is r.ither a rti h man, :r vhow. Ti,
cot.trirt covert a peuod of twet.ty
vcars iiik'ss terninated earlier by t he
j dentil if the opulent pitieat. T nis 11.
will b" seen that (I u'd ton Tin I .1: i i
vestment of nearly '.' "1 on 1 1 a nudicii
nltendu.ce. Phi. abl phi 1 Tunes.
Slin II itched
Sho wits an old l.-.shioned woman.
She stool on th" step of 1111 open c.i,
a d tho lady nt the end of the ,1 t.t
su ki'y retu el to s!i 1 along. ';n ...d
la-hi'ine I stood theio li r a long n ini.li
with Ih driver l,o. in g 1 ack and re 1 ly
to move on, and th oi b ill i y deinitnd 1! :
"Well, hiii i't j 11 ""in ' to hitch? '
Tin I i.ly "i v ' h 'r : aw ful lo.i -,.l
n .:: .ti d i er . I t 'a; to " ' :: i.
.1) ir it I'r e l'iujt.
For larger ndvi rtisi tnet.'s liberal con
trails will be made.
! A I'ropliecy.
(-: ven unblown lilies l.y 11 ragged wall,
H -m ii mil. low 1 .iie s ." k nn. I slim 101. 1 tall;
Scvi 11 lilie- by I : 1 ai'i
. ;... ., in .1 I hi he.t ami li. nt ..jg.iiii;
. Now 't -.ten-well 1.1 leT. iinyU',
, My jgi-e it ;ifl "f 1 r ph". I
I'hiie shall I 1 1 !..- lov, mi I tluee shall
I !1 1 I o 1' . I 1 1 i 1 ,
line si, a I .;. .11 i..- help until it--, tlyiiin
1 I is at!, ;
Itll I- of ii i;,e -I oiv oil .:. i-'e.
I'.'el- of 1 ill. !- 11.! ; oil -h laee,
lb.. I,;, I nil .. . , r . - I i'.'ow-.
You me v I ,- I i-1.1 , nn.. I !n..s:
Sev.-n liili!...iMi Vj s ,v a i-a.Li I wall,
S- ven 1, 1. lie. -nn I ,,,--, sic. k aie I slim nud
SfV"!l li ill I i." : 1,
, ( i e oiling t h, re, i. .. m'.I, ie w s iui;
CI" m.'ie. hot llv. ll'eiiv il1"
! !' nth ' I tl.. 1 i-t h .1. a .-I. aie.
; Ami vt I w ,t. ii 1 1 ee, lib! wleil s.-.e.v
i ( ' iocs ll. II!! IMlhl ! to I" .1. . lit . I ll: ., c.s!
j My lot" st 11. Is t!;..i-.., tall aiel ,n .'.' .
I l !le-e I he - I, mill; illl, Wat '.
1 1 he !.- tie l, ..:,. two no I .ill.
I l.e.iv, - ! I ! I !l ie' i n.'.-.l wall.
' I."! I;.. ,-, v , las tl-, 1,1 at 111V
j I. 'I I " ui,:-;, r "I ..I,., thin U oil. rin.?
I in,'.., -
, V"t what of i,,', .11, . 1 oenr,
! Wis!,..,, ,f ,, ,,. I i,:,,.. .... 1 -
j .Ml Il al s, ! e, ,.r I ..- ;n ;
J o 111" w :o 1 ;n v pi-.,j,!i V
- !.l. I. -ill .1 M i.arl in I :! 11 Tl avcl'T"
Ma lc out of h'le t otii -Porous pla
j ter .
I A goo I way t j see the world n to go
on i. ":,,wr."
We j te-u that Cork has a largo
I 11 still g j,o II ali-'t'.
5li.iv a pol.tical ( ,i-i I i late beuls liu
Opponent by .1 -.. inti ii
The p.,ct is oltetl ! 1 ides', niiea ho
rings, and i .1 i.re l'n re i lets.
A tT -l Ie iui ' --i'y--T.r' al olition of
grale I'lJ'Ti' t i y r.n'.wiy tracks.
A man ndve- :i- s or a priv i'e footer
to i istruet his sj;i 1.1 tin art of cornet
play i e.g.
A -alt c i:l -li t ii.ik''i-l an 1 a rubber
3v it eit will k. .p,i :n..;i d:y through it
Tile sho, in ik -r to e I 1. ve I'o) foar of
being with, ut w r.i. IU, occnpi.tioti
is cier-lasli ig.
If coroners u. i. p.11 1 by Ih ; l.'ody
they w, id I ii. I ciii !: w it: it:y col p el
railroal.s br.,u;lit in be them to sit o:t.
Tli-plumber who wln-tles while at
Work it a paradox i" 1 1 creature, for al-
hull g li he lay his pip., yet he pi es his
Speal.i '.- ol 1; id li.e.ot, n .1.-11 .r bill
will go is '.,r i:v as in I ..re til" w r if
iiil'.i 1 til pist.ig'i 1, put on th) enve
lope. "Was liia! p .ir of sh".'. h :l f-so!e,l .' '
"Yet, sir. A otic-le;--! d man can.i)
lieletiii. I;i.il..ieg aiel boll ;lit one of
A mm who nt ;. I to a N"W Vi for,
who .-1 1 1 1 ' i -, - I "il, w to Live 1"H
Years," r . t . i 1 n. 1 p y a u t ul end
beiriiig th leg.'iid: "I ' -11 1 d ! daring
the fust 1 ".ti.ry ot y- ut- oi-l "ii .'
1. hill the (on biles ( s.
Atn1li1.11 daiiy i itnc'ts nre slat t
ingly enoriiitiii1. Tii -y ie pre-en I tin i.l -Visfnent
ot uenjly twenty live limes tho
.Mil ' bank capita! of the i-. ii -li; Hint,
is to say, tl " b.i-.k capil 'I is a lit t Io
bssth.ii ;'' 1. 1''".'1 'o, while the daiiy
il!tere-s nil, lilt !o ll.Ole thill :,:!, II1I1I,.
toil, inlil. Of ifiiise our real is 1 nl not
-w.il. ..w sii.-'i f ri-l.t fill li ures in a Itiii;',
and we will, tluie ore, nrran-.-e them ij
seviraismn.br, lutstil heroic, d s s.
Tue number ol inilcii oe.u is cstiui ,tc I
1! 1,11011 inui. ih, v it.vi-i 1 h an aver
aee el :' 1 ga'dons ol milk ntn.u-Vly.
This wo.ii.l it , Is :.:: a . le-jnto :i.k
pri dt.i : io:; 11 7, :l"i , 01I1), 1IO1I gallon-, a
ininiat nre oc( tin, a fair s t I Niagara.
Fair thousat.d Inillioi-.s art u-ed for
cheese, litl-l til ' I- 10 i i ig '.'.li V.I,t!IO oil')
I as I hi oiigli the n 1 ult I ;l i't g h m Is of
tin ii:i.ki:i,.,i n:i 1 ; r.'i'-'r, an I down t io
lliro-.ts ol li-'. I'Oil.iioo men, woll;e 1 and
babies in thi- 1 1. id ol freedom. Tho
piiiitity of I'li'I'-r i:i :n 'I met lire 1 and
a cd is a:.eiit 1 :;"i 1 0 m, no ) pound-, a ol
A cln! il, "i'l 1 "01 j .01 id -. The v. 1 u )
jf our dan i'l ) l-iel t for tlio l.i-t year
was nearly is.iiiT.iiilo.il'HV 'Ibis i-, s-Jil,.
, nli), coil muro 'linn the v.-.. 11 of mir an -liiiiil
wheat yield; while it elo e'y ap
proximates tint of 111 corn crop, which
is the most valuable of our Iniiii j. induct-.
To support thit iniu.o'iso deity
herd len.iH'1), him) a' res of at uro bin I
ire icpnred, worth t?-.'."in, nun, (I'l'l. It
it ea-v '-t.oilgh to see, ih.T.'lore, ill it
, out, on.) fnrmers in tin. i-.'ntiv i.r.)
)!l import ant element of our i.al ional
welfare nnd pro. pi rity. illilsteii
I'ricsiati U gister.
A Needle in 11 Haystack.
Yung Mr. Sissy (to hit prelty
,'iu-inl Hi, M 111 Ie, I don't know what
o do. O .0 giii wa ils me to pluy t n
lis, another eroipiel, and nnolli r some
thing else. They will d wi ve inecrii.y;
( shall certainly Ion: my h'eid.
1'rctl y Coil i i Y' 11 mast , c cur ful
ih. lit losing vour liend. ( Ii rev; .' 11
would novel li 1 I it ttgnln. - j .Y e. Y r.f