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II. A. I.DIVDOA,
Som hi ( Iteyond.
Near a will - I - t a- I l hie. with corn
blood the low caved h u .i' where I was
An ! ever mill i v, r 'twas my ilili;;lit
To wa'cli 1 1 1- nil- n blade smooth nml
"It fniii"s fr. mi the situ, it (Mini') from the
It comes hy t he fniiti'rs uiiii t 'il mi I mull."
SuKiiiil ni- fiitlu-r; tm. mi Ins knees
Knew there ivn i soni'thin g greater tlian
Out of HIV Window I Used t.) lean.
Th" lung slniii i; ribbons hnmiy mid c,rci'ii
Fluttered mii-I l..uti 'l;an.l t!il'i'll.,h the M.ft
gl- "i i
I I'M'k il fur tho V...I (In, IIS, invisible luiilll
'Ili.it 'iv tin' ! i i ;lil ci.ru. ' It emms
I IMII t I I' 'till.
It mill'.', by the farmers who toil ft in I mnil."
S.i Mini my liii thi-r; but I nil his kni'i s
Thought there was M'liK-l liini; greater thin
Down in the fiirii mi n iiii'lHiiinmi'i' day
I looked fur tm' years tlmt wi'i'o liiil Ion
0 little green I'l'.n Ilis liin'.l with o tsilk.
)lilili'i; iho young ' in white in ii"'-v
1 s ill In tin! Ii!ii.i sky, " Where rim it t
rim heart nf tins liniiitifiil mystery.
In tin' miii, nml thn soil, iiti.l th i wirm
iiiiim (h it full.'
All! yes, I. lit lli"r"'.ss,mi"thiiig lieliiiid it nil.
Tim years i; i hy, I'm ii "lul l iin nviro.
Willi f III." tlll'iill,ll tlw corn to tho rot
tint with tin' harvesters gnily wo run
I'ndcr th" golden September sun.
Iy f:it IiiT looks mi with hup) nml with
' l.nvi is :i riiiuliiiw, smile nn, a ti-nr."
Say, love is n mystery. It grows like tin
Nunc Iciinwi'lli th" heaven where it is burn.
Hi'iiny green ithbetis, brown full smut
Mllglcnl light nf till' harvest lllotill!
My brothel's Inn-It mi. I tnss t ho mm.
"I. ivi'isa iuM'with iiiiiiiyiith.ini.
Hut r.is.'s lade." 1 It-ten nml smile.
I liu-k th.' i' 'in. mnl litinw nil tlio while
'I lint, though mir l.ivi- is n Iiiiim in lion I,
Its lite is In -1. 1 in .something Uynnil.
.Mis. M !'. Hulls, in iho Housewife.
"Jim," sin 1 Mr. Perkins to his olliu
hoy, ",ut on some uioro coal.''
"And I j you hear? tnko this
packet of papers around to Pcnu A
Ink's anil ak 'cm what I hoy moon hy
sending mo such u blotted piece of
'Yes, sir," and .tun evidently prc
irriing tlio snow -trcighted uir and
slippery si lowulks of t!ie outer world
to t!ig rloso littlo law ullii'o, darted oil
li'vo a'i arrow out of a how.
Mr. lVrkius took out a frosli bundlo
nf tjiiill penn and a ijuiro of loal fools-i-
p nnil he..;iiii to work in good earnest,
when, all of a su.ldon, a tup ctirae to
hit ollici) door.
"Comoiii," said .Mr. Perkins, in a
voieu that sounded coueiduralily tnoro
iko a "clear out," and a youn"; lady
entered, dreasod in rurrnnt-colnred
iin rino, with a little plumed hat and a
neat-look inj. Il itsatclu'l o;i her arm.
"Ih.iv n't t : : y 1 1 1 i i i - It j;ive," suid
Mr. IVrkins, sternly.
The yotin lady .snl down uiii'i vitud,
mid then Mr. Perkins saw that alio was
"I wm not boni'ip, sir," alio said.
"May I ink, then, what wai your
i irmess? ' suid Mr. Perkins, nioro fri"
1'1'y thnti i v.t.
The ynii'i:; lady took a pareol from
"I don't want to buy anything," said
Mr. Pork ins.
"I was not soiling, i-ir," said t ho
explain your business nt
ho, tartly. "I havo no time
to 8 are. '
'I'lenso allow mo to do so, then,"
said tho young lady. "I was gclieitinr
suhscriptioiH for ''
"I don't want to suincrib.', " haitily
interrupted Mr. Perkin-'.
'How do y u know whether you do
or uot," iiujuirod thu young Indy, with
soino spirit, "until you have seon the
work, at lenst f
Mr. lVrkini smiled a little. S!io was
brusque, but ho didn't altogether dis
.iko that. And bod ies, slie was do
"Iiocumo thoro linvo been at least
tbrco of your craft before you this
morninfc," said he, "nil selliatj 'Illus
tratnd Lives of Great M irt.' "
"Hut miao is qulto ditlVront. Mino
is 'Curoer-i of Kiimout Women, wilh
Steel P.ato Kjgravingi,' " persi.ted the
"Your biuinoss ii overcrowded,"
said Mr. Perkins. "No, you needn't
Inks tho trouble to show mi tho book.
Why don't you dosomcthin else?''
"Will you tell mo what?' mid the
youug lady, despairingly. "Will you
bolp mo to get anything wheroby I may
support uiyioin '
"What can 1 do?"
"That is what overybody says,'' she
answered, "and between you all 1
tdiould starve. You tiro a lawyer. Will
yju givo me some law copying i"
' C'n you write a clear and logiblo
hiadl" Sir. Perkins aiked.
The youug la ly i;t boldly down at a
desk by the chimnej dece.
"I'll kkow y.u wlint I caa do," sail
Mi. iYrikUs looked ov.T U. r shoul let
as sh wrote, in a (paint, distinct stylo,
My mimo is Amy Arthdnl', and I
want to earn my own living."
"Amy Arch lull1," rejieated Mr. P-r-kitis.
"H ther a romantic mime, is;.'t
"I had no hand in nnmin mysn'.f,"
r tnrteil Mtsi Archdale, ".so I cui't
ju tly bo hul l up to lilamo in that mat
ter." Mr, Perkins looked nicditatinly nt
her for a second or two.
"I should think you might teach,"
said h '.
"1 li l try il," said Miss Atchdalo.
' I was governess in a private family."
''And why did you givj it up?'
"Is this n la'i'chisini ' mi I Miss Amy
smiling. "Well, I huv no nhjectmn to
answering'. Do you wuut to lull uiothe
"Well, then, it was because my
In ly employer did not like to havj
lu r grown-up son nd Iress ti.a w ith com
iimn politeness. Perhaps she thought I
was t'lideuvoriug to fascinnlo him, but
sh') v. as entirely mistaken."
"Oli," siid Mr. IYrkiiu. "Plcaso
w i i e down your uddrots"
'Are ymi really going to give mo
some copMii:: ttdo" tho nskud cugerly.
''I inn going to try yen."
I'or the fust time tears emtio into In r
"I'll try my vjry best; indeed I
will," she faltered. "I'or- I don't
mind telling you now-.-I h .ven't got a
si.igle m Ascription, and 1 was so dis
And so Miss Amy Archd ilo walked
oil wilh a red-t; p :-tied pareol of pa
pers ii ider her shawl.
"If she does them well and pri liit
ly," sai I Mr. Perkins, i:i asort of men
ial sotiluipiy, ' thire's no reason why I
can't let her havo mine nioro work. Il
she doesn't, it won't lu the lir-t rase of
feiuali) swindling in New York. Ilul
sho has a pretty, innocent little fat",
too. Hang it, I've halt a miud to go
amuud to her address o:i tlu sly :rid
s;c if sho is really a deserving object nf
diatity, I was going to say. lint it
itn't. S ii wants work, not nlnii.
There's always some body want in; in
this great, eh iltoring 1 "Ham of a city
of ours," add '.1 Mr. Perkins, irately,
as ho ilrovu olT two match boys, an
npplo girl, and a vender of pins and
shoo-stri'igi from hi doorstep.
Mr. Perkins followe I up his ciolcliet
and walked Up to li M .'aiSey strjet
about dusk that self- s un i evening,
hei'dli st of snow and sloet.
"D ies a Inly nnimd Auhdalo livo
herel' lie asked in the giocery which
occupied the first 11 uir.
"Yes, sir, shodi," the grocer's wifo
interrupted, pusht.ig herself before her
husbnnd, "and a nice, hard-working
young lady she is as ever brunt he I the
breath of .ife, and pays her rent regular
ev 'ry Siturdiy night if she has to livo
0 i a cup of cold water mi l a i rn-t.
And if she's got any rich relations '
"You mistake my j urpose," said Mr.
P ikins, coldly. "I mn no rich lelatiou
to any oie."
Yet the woman's testimony, conrso and
rudely given as i' was, unconscii usly
inllu.'iired him in Amy Ari h lalo's favor.
Mm brought the lolins next day,
neat, legili'e, and witlnut bint or
er .zure and Mr. Perkins gavo her
somn more work.
"You needn't bring it," said he. "I
I havo I u-inc's tint way, and I 11 call
for it myself ! '
"Wo haven't seen ymir I'nclo Kli-dia
lately, dear," said Mn. Jl dyneux Mar
tin to her eldest daughter. "K-ito
must work n pen-wiper for him and you
must embroider him a pair of slippers.
It won't do to let him loso sight of his
"M i," sni I Miss Katharine, "it's a
1 ity you disemirag . I Miss Archdalo so
suddenly, becuuso sho was so handy ul
"And bcsile," t.dded KlithKosa
hello, "it really and truly wnsi't her
fault beeauso Walter choso to mako
eyes lit her."
"Don't ii io such vulgnr rx'pre-sions,
my dear," s ii I tho mammn. ' She was
a pert, bold-fared tlii ig, and would
hnvo doped with your dear brother if
sho had remained in tho h eiis.' mother
we "k. And I told her so, pretty plainly,
ton! What's lint? Tno postman?
(livo mo tlu letters at once, Kdi U
K si li'llel '
' S.iiiiubody has si;tit in wedding
cards," cried the youngest hope of tho
fami y of M ily.ieux Martin. "Open it,
main ma, ip ick, an. I let us soo w ho they
Mrs. Milyiienx Mirlii hastily tnro
open the envelope, and giving ono
glanco at its contonts, fell backward
with a hysterical scream.
' K isln Perkins!' sho shrieked.
"Oirls, ii't yi.tir uncle ! A'ai, my p tor,
For Mrs, Molyneiix Mnrtin had cdu
cntod her daughters in tho full belief
Mint each and every ono of th"in wns to
b i nn heiresi in tho right of I'nclo Kii
sha P-rkin' money.
' H it, m n i n I u t, w ho' s tlio hri lef Who
has lie innrricdf Y- u don't ted in the
'..mo,' persisted K thariue, win wns
endowed wit'.i a goodly spice, of Mother ;
Kvo's beipnist. j
"1 don t know! I don't (iirel'
screamed Mn. M 'lyneiix Mutiv, tap
ping th .' soles of her slippered lei-t o:;
tho t irpi t iu a way that threatened a
yet nmro viulutil attack of hysterics. !
"Pit k up the cards, Kathie, und
look," urged V. hth li tsabelle.
"Amy Arclul ile," sh) real oil? I on I.
"Why, ma, its tho governess you dis
c'.iargi il. Ps our Mis Arch l.-ile,"
"Th.) eld fool! ' shrieked Mrs. Moly-
netix Mm tin. "To go and mairy a girl
you ig enough to l.o his grand laughter!
Well, that caps tho climax.''
' Yi u forget ma," laid 1'. lith ltosa
Idle, "L'nclo Kdsha's only two years
elder than you are. I've hoard you say
so lot' of times."
"Hold your tongue, you ungrntefti!,
umluliliil daughter!" ojiiulaled Mrs.
M ilyni ux Martin. "I'll never speak to
him ugain !''
Iliitsludid. Sther sccoad thought
convinced her that it was l etter to m:I -in
i t to the inevitable, an 1 sho was one
of the fust to call on Mr. mid M -.
IO i-ha Perkins iu tho elegant I r wu
stone houso that the lawyer had bml ,1 t
and furnished for his bride.
And perhaps ono of the mod Iiiiim
phnnt moments of Amy An h laln's li e
wits that iu which she cxle.id d a
graciom and pa'roni.ing greeting t ) tlu
wnmai who ha'', turned h r i n' f.l
doori scaicely three moat In before.
'Things do lalirice thims 'lv s i v n
ly l:i this world, il one only hasp; ieuce
and f:tiih to wait," she sail to her h'n
b.aud. A Wniitli'i Jul Moiiiilain.
Oie of the in. ist shapely in u t ies
of the Ctski I raag; n II,;h P l ,t.
It is s;ti I that this mountain w.n much
me I by I id inns in o.den tmies bi'i iuse
of the c.tculed VI sw to lie had ol th;
rii h farming country of tlu Du:tli set
tlors of Ki-i 'st.ia, Uu; ley and .M,rb'.e
town, and that belore ni il.i iga red i
tnry raid in tlio valley, they awaited
I h:. signal of tluir set u s fr. in the
high boul ler at iti summit. li this
rock, ns tho story goe, one i f ih ir
captives w.ts S tcrilieed. lie was a sturdy
D'l'chmau who refu cd to betray hn
friends by acti.ig as a decoy. Tne In
dians did not da.-D burn him lor four
the smoko would itlnim tlu larm r., so
they made use of their to.nah iwks.
To the people of the tow.i o; (Hive,
this mou itain has been a wvailui in
dicator. Farmers look to It to teo
whether it wi.l rain or wlether sun
shine wi.l prevail, while .lie fato ol
picnic parties or excursions is settlul
by tho iippjarance of in gray summit.
Il the crest is capped wi ll 1 1 tu li of a
certain color and shadi rain is cjrtai i.
Tho mountain will, in certain stages of
tho atmosphere, tike up nu I repent
sounds from the lau Is below, and when
thunder clouds cover its summit, and
the thuad ir rolU along it, trem .'iidom
roars, giowling and reverberations lire
hoard as if coming from its very bowels.
Tuero are peoplj who chum tint this
mountain contains a great caw, cause I
by a stream that runs iuto it, and which
has worn tho rocks away for thousands
of let w ithin the liu go mass. This, it
is s:ti i, cunes tho roaring, being a re
verberation of tho tl.u i. ler as the light
nings expend their 1 ii ry on its reeky
summit. Kingston (N. Y.) Freeman.
ilisiiiurcli Cleared the War.
In the article entitled "From I ! rave
lotto to Sjdan," by lieiieral Phi ijt II.
Sneridiii, ia Seriimer's Mieaia", tho
following incident of a ii le which
Sheridan took with Ibsinarck, alter tho
battle of (iravolotte, ii leiated: "Our
route led threii gh the village oftior.e,
and hero wo found the streets so ob
structed with wagons that I feared it
would take in the rest of the day to get
through, for the te uii'lers would not
pay tho slightest heed to the cries of
our post i ions. Tho Count was eipuil to
tho i in Tgency, however, for taking a
idstol from behind his million atul
biddin g me to keen l.iv .eat. he jumped
out an I quickly began to clear fho
street clTectively, ordering tho wagons
to tho right and left. Muchiii.; in
front ol tin carringo and making way
for lis till we were well tliroii , li lite
blockndo ho then reoiiitii d bis sent, re
marking: 'This is rot'a wry digni
tied bminess for tin Ch uicellor ol tho
iiermau Con fe b r.it ion, but it's tho only
way to get through. ' "
A I, in ky Uric u-Iliac Fancier.
A Toronto (Canada) lric-n-br.ic fau
cier, while riin.m igiag through tho
dusty stock in a broker's shop, reco .tly
ciino across a smoky, i.l-frauwd and dj
cidedly dubious lo king portrait of
Hubert Hums. II; ttrchased the ".ol''
nt a venture, for $10. I proved to bo
an oil pidntiti ; by Haebtirti, dono in
1TS7, and subseipieti' i-ipiiry showed
that it had been bought in at the sale of
the clT ( t of 1111 emigrant Seotih farm
er. It is now on sale in Seotiand at a
price ot $10 uno
Uhy lie Went.
"Is Mr. I! 1 ml. y tab;"
"Pi rsoiuil y It i ."
"Personally ; '
"Yes. Olli 1 tby he ! short - 1:!') (Mil)
shi rt. Tii.it why ho Went lo Mo
lic.il.' 11 .ar.
The M 'll-iruoy.
?si I up, .willg, wilh t hy i"ii-l''i'. an t'liicn '
I'liy liel'int'ii lire billows that I nig have
The ri-.'it, iron limnni"r.
lilnw 011 hi iw li'i.m the lli ll-l ii'iy rings,
Ami furl Ii mi tin- darkness of mi. blight llings
The hollow, wild clmii'ir.
I'lii snilnr listens; and ns lie hears
II" springs to the tiller;-th tall s'dp rears,
And stnilils fi r the nivnll.
And, l.'iig mil nf sight iu th" darkness gum,
He hi'iis I'm' stnnig lu'llini'ii still ringing
' Wi,h ""l-'iun iimti.iu.
riianks, giiml b 'II, fur thy strnngo n il I M-nl!
rii'iwif", far nil' mid II liMn-ii kii-el
Ami pray Hint the t "tliiig
May never fail the brave father wh sails,
When he IVels o:i his bivnst. Iho foam of the
And hears the s".i rnlling.
j Nursery Military lit iiiiel le.
I The -it tlu soas ol the llcrnimi K n-
i H'mr, Willi nn II , tho eldest of whom
s not yet seven yeirs old, aro nlready
i subjected to military otiipictte. As
I con ns lhr;ir fatli T enters a room in
ivhii Ii they are playing , Prince William,
:hu eldest, aisuuies tho en iimnri I, and
I Mies out in tho tone of a corporal dril
j ing a sipi id: ' Ti rank !"
'l ite three little fellows arrange tlimu
I lelves nccordingly in the order of their
I ige.s, and stiind "at attention," erect
j md silent, until tin emperor salutes
, h in, nr.d gives them tin sign to dis-
The French journalist! laugh at this
I Inplay of what th")' call " tiii.i:i cor
j loralisui whic'i converts a nursery into
i barrack." II it tho.-o who tiro be
I .'1'ining to have n keen senso of the
j ie: uty and snliituy i Ibienca of disci
ii'.ino, sec no harm in tin boy piyiig
I this trilling in ai k of respect. Tiny
j irnbably enjoy it, and it certainly does
I thus to recognize iho pies-
nice of their lutlmr and mipcror.
A Very Knowing; lo;g.
There ii a very knowing dog called
Ihirri, who livo i.car the little Swi
.own of D.'Iemont. His looks deceivi
)ne, for he appears a terror, n ndy to
levour any one who may nppioich; his
ark i truly worse th in his bite. This
ll.nihas been one of u patty often,
hiring tin summer, to go a bulling
.hoc d'licioiii strawberries in tin
ion . t iin i ol iswil. ri and. Ibtrri not
inly htriti the straw lu rri n, but finds
iu 1 cult them ns j lickly mid as well
is Ilis human friends: he will also stand
itnler a cherry tree and catch the fruit
is it is shaken from the branches. Ho
ng both intelligent ami obedient "ny
drth and education," ono might say,
hi liirrih iS prov.'ii false tin llnory
hat dogs understand only by the touo
f the voice, for the writer has spoken I
ri gli-li to the dog with no othor clT-tct
It i i a woadering he I; iu his great
ir. w n eyes; wh-jn b. ing told the same
biagii French tin do g obey ) I i:i
t.a itly. II iw miii Ii pie lon j on : ran
lei iv: (lout tin coai ; iidoaship of u
goo I dog! Tho writer will novor for
;.t the str dls miioiig the roaki and
rags, then over 11 .wvr iover)d fuld ia
hevi'.leyof Deleinont w.lh thu dog
lliiri as boon c nnpaiiio i and irij.i.I.
I'n a line.
Overt II rii tv log a .it ill .
In tin winter of s; ,t buy w-is p'ay
ng in the gard m of an old country
louse ii northeastern ti rmany. t)i
:he pedestal of a statu j broken by ill!
Fiei.ch soldiers win n they swept c v 1
Prussia and Poland lyo.irt before, he
ia I piled the snow into tin rudo lik:
less of an enoriiiom nun which he w is
pelting lustily with st ues an I snow
balls. I'hough not y. t 1 ynr old, he wis 1
.iiiusually tall lor hn ng", and very
stron g and active. II11 feature! were
plai . ; an I evm h avy. but tlnre was a
nameless som -thing ii tlu expression of
his linn lips and large bright eyes in
which a cl si ub-ei ver would have seen
",0 l,,0mU " f "r ':" "
! Shot, after shut hit th 1 irreat white)
I II g lire, but thou gh tho
I lie di I ib t fall. Tnen
i 111 1 tottered,
t sudden and '
I startling change c.itno ov r the boy's 1
'face. Hi teeth clinched, hi eyes j
llr-hel fire, and bis whole fact seemed
I lo harden lis the uncornpier b'e spirit
! that w is 1 11 day to shake all Furopt
btii'e 1 up within bun. Sji.ing a heavy
' stone, he l ulled it with all his might at
the monster, which trembled, lurched
(01 ward, and bioke into a thousand
I "Hello, Otto, what art thou doing
I row?' ciied 1111 old seivaiit of tho
lioti-cho! 1, coming round tin corner at
that instant, with a broad grin ol
, nn.iisi n.riit on bis weedier beaten vis
a; c, star: cd by th. Fi ei: h sal res w hicl
he hud hiced by 11 m hcr's sid ) at Ligiiy
and Wiitei Ion.
'I .nn (Ii'imany virlhrowino
F. ni ce," replied the lad, with a iglon
of -tern triumph on his boyish tnee
; which ipiito transfigured it for tho 1110-
: me .t.
I ' tl ul!" ciied tho veti ran, as a limit
ol 1 cit- iiient cverspread his ruldy
I n . "Mayhap 1 shill yet live to set
th " lo it i i earnest some day."
. A I -o l.e ilil; lor, not many yenri
j Intir, Itt e (Mtohnd become PiinCO Hli
Uia: eli. iflurper's Y'ouug People.
Where French Maidens Sell
Their Luxurious Tresses.
Rolativo Value of tho Various
i Types of Hirsuto Growth.
There is a human hair market nt Mor
lans, in tho department of tho I, iwcr
l'reiieh Pyrenees. It ii lit tlo knowa
c.M'ipt perhaps in 1 iris, wl.ero it has a
; high reputation. Tlio market is held
, every other Friday. Huidiels of
! Ir .Hicking hair dres ers throng to the
j little plncu from far and near to buy up
tho hair of tho young peasant girls,
j The dealers w inder up mid down the
; loig narrow street of tlu towp, each
I with a liu go pair of bright shears hang
! ing from a black leather
stinp nroirid his waist, while
i the young girls who w'nh to pirt with
. their hair stand about in tho doorways.
1 u iiiily in couple.
; ciriied oi iti tho
Tne trm. saclion i
best room of th'-
house. The hair is let down, the tres i s
combed out, and tho denier names tii
pri'j". This varies from tine . to '-"i
Ira ics. If a bargain is struck tin deiiler
lay the in incy in tin open palm of the
teller, app ies his shears-, and in a min
ute tho Ion; tresses fall on the 11 tor.
The purchaser rolls up tho tresses,
places them in paper, mid thru-ts them
into hi pock' t. nf rour.e a mai len
ran rarely see h'.'r fallen tresie di-ap-cir
into th : de iter's pocket w ith out
cryin r, I ut she consoles lier-c'.f with
the th. hi r lit tint j; wi'l grow again ;m I
by loo., ing at tin money in Inr hind.
Thero is nt toi nt a scarcity of fancy
h'l nan hair i . tin marUct. Tin c ire st
hair is pure whit", and its Vil'ie is con
stant y i'icrea-'i ig ; and if it is iinu ii'illy
. long lint i', from four feet to five feel
the dealer cm get almost his own
pric, while if it. is of ordinary length it
is worth from liT i to o ID francs (7 t to
iJlHH) an ounce. Tin fact that pure
whit hnir ii Iho court coilTure through
out Kurope k ;eps th : denian I f"r it very
high. Iti much pri..'l by American
woui'Mt whos' own hair is white and
whidesiie toeuriih its folds, for white
bail i hel l to give certain distinction
to the wearer. Th re is no farcy mar
ket lor gray hair; it is Im common. Il
is used to work into wigs of persons
wno are growing obi.
What H described as golden hair is j
citle r a w islied-mtt pil" red or u dull
b'oinl. The goi I color so much, val
ue I has no re ation to red hiir, except
ia the vividness i f in coloring. Tim
demand for tho virgin gold color ii
great, in tin capitils of Mump-. A
woman who gets :i cnitTure of il is con-
s' 'ere 1 fortunate
There are four
lypi color ol h ,ir white, b.o i I, black
mi l hr iwii and each of these h is b;en
-il lid i vi le I iat i si t en 1 ill' T". it shades.
'I'he c i:nu'.i e l tvpi an Id ck and
brown, -i :i I t hesn are cheap. lioldeni
brown i much i i lavor, as j
is puro black, or what is j
called blue -hi ic'i. N'Xt to pun white
hair tin demand i tor hair of the lolor '
of virgin gold. Th 'to are mviy brai ls '
made of h d' colored to meet the de- I
maud with certain reparations, but'
they prove uasat i dactory. M tny feo'i-h j
women hivj sou ;hl to cliango tin (olor
of their own tresses, tut they havi mi-
foi inly repent ;d the alteiup:. A line!
suit of h- ir of the purest blond typo !
will sell for from Moil francs to '.''niO ;
franc I j'' Ml I ) .j'l.l i. It is s.il that I
tile K n pre-s I i gee.i j pai l lotiil :rincs
( Ji'i'l an 0111 ce for a brti.l if golden!
hair that exactly mttcliol h r own.
The largest supply ol hair com -s from I
Svviiz. Tland and (iiriuauv, and cm
ciatly from tin French provinces, 'i'he
country fain aro attend id by a ;ct,t of
merchants 11 London, Paris an 1 Yie'ini.
Only at intervals, howi v r, is uprij
like a perfoct suit of golden hair ob
tiine. and I am tol l that there aro
orders ahead ia the shops of Paris and
Loudon for all the golden hair tint can
bo obtained in the next live years.
When a st.c of hair is collected by
travelling a edit it n assort -d. washed
and cleaue 1
Then each hair i drawn
eye of a r.endle and pol
ished. When tin stock is ready for tho
market here the noli. ity h permitted to
make the lirst choic .
A woman's hair mny grow to tho
length of six feet. Mine. Ile.s of P.,ii
rsfiised iflooo for her 'cranial cuv.r
ing" which w is about that measurement.
Four bundled hairi it i.verage thick
ness woul 1 cover 11a iu h of sp ice. The
blond hello has nbeu: Ibi.ii ld lilnnerits
to comb and brush, while the red-haired
beauty has to be satisfied with Oii'i;
the browti-haired ibun.el icayh iv 1 11:1,
000; tho black-haired but lo-.' unit. Few
la lies consider that tiny c.irrv some 10
or .SO miles of hair on th -ir head; tin
fair haired may even have to dre 70
miles of thren Is of gold every morning.
A liermati experimentalist has prev.d
dint a sitiele hair will suspend lour
ounces w ithout I renking, sir ti lling
under the process mid contracting
again. Hut the hair thu heavi.y
weighted nu t be dark brow lor
b'ond hnir breaks down uuder two and j
a i'alf oil ices.
As ie ;.'irds the w ig I rude, the m. vf
expensive wis are, of course, pure I
ivuHo and tho virgin poll color. A
youug 1'in.ck yn lady of much benuty
poisossos u splendi I wig of tho latter
kiml, which she tlia-ced to 'ind in n
shop at Nice. Slio " is n blond, but
had a scanty sup ly ;d dull hnir. It
did not tulie her nu instant to decide to
have li-r h air cut short and to wear tho
wij. Galignani's M -ssengor.
A pretty litllo story comes to mo from
London, a ays the "lii bide -1 Sub. Ie'' wiitel
of tho New York News, which is such
a good illustration of sagacity i i ani
mals, that I nm sure it w ill bear repent
ing, o.ie uinming tho pnrb r of a Lon
don ho pital hear I two dogs barking
loudly .'it the door of tho out patient de
partment und, hurrying tosec what wai
thecau-c of the disturbniiC', he found
sittin j on thu stoop a sa I -to king, long-
h tire I collie dog, whose right fore-foot
had been wouudol, and which, as ho
held it 'rum the step, was bleeding pro
Wisely. Heside the poor crenturo stood
two little lost terrier, who,immediat"ly
as the piij it r bhowed his head, bolted
away in hot haste, leaving their suITer
i g c 'iiipituioti at tho door. Tho collie
was taken into tho dispensary, where it
w is found that an artery in its paw had
been severed by some sharp instrument,
an I in short order tin wound was
dressed and bandaged by a young at
tending surgeon, just as if the dog had
been an or Unary t.u nan b in g. P w as
cvi lent that the Utile terriers meeting
the unfortunate co'lie, and having set 11
people going to tho hospital when any
nccilet.t had befallen them, determined
to show him lite v iv there, and then to
bark until he was admitted. A gentle
man being told this story bec.imo suf
ficiently interested n it 10 in iko ia
ipiiri -s, and to a-c rtiin w.e i!r r or not
these suppositions were coirect. lie
tr ied the liioo I all the w ,y from tho
hospital to a spot rat lei Clement's Pi",
riot far di t int, win 10 between two of
the great law court buildings that nro
situited there was found an opening
just largo enough to admit the body of
a dog. There was found a piece of
ra gged-ed gi d glass, and the ad joining
pavement Icing cov red with blood
stains ptuve 1 the pine j to liawbeell
the 'Pin ol the avi I nt. An intini te
fil nl of iniii ', M". Willia m II ;tt, a
bonl.--ellcr, w ho-e store is i 1 C. cm 'tit's
lau, writes me that one of the little
terriers who ton'; part in this curious
drama was hn, while the oth"f be
longed to his ,r ither. And thus the
chain of evi l nc w is establi 'he I.
( ol lecl ion id Tiger ( 'laws.
Mr. I01M 1 Nichols, who recntU re
turned Irotit Suith Anierici, ha a line
collci lio 1 of ti ger ctaw . They wi re
shown to some friends in an uptown
hotel the otlnr venin , and tti.i.t lia
inila'ile weapons t hey w oe, ton.
The-e cl iw ari iik - ll it, broad bono
hick-, n- sirup lis ki.iv-s titol -tiongas
ste 1. S on of the iarg r ones were an
incliiuili.ini t-r at tin ba-c, (iirvin:
.nr. und to a tutting point at the tip.
With th"se fe.irlu: claws a lul grown
tiger c.i 1 slit a man open as with a rn,
or, or tear the chip an Is from a bor-e
or the bid' from a wild bullock of tho
pa 111 pa . '1 h most ferocious ofthrso
S'lilh An:erican ti .ers are Ii und in tho
timber gr' v along tin Parana river, !
1:1 Paraguay, i.b tit 1 iglit. en miles from 1
the Admit ic coast. Americans ni:d l'u- i
ropeni'.s shoot large, numbers of die
be.n t. but the Indians and other na-tiv-'
in ike a regu'.nr 1 u ines of killing
them, and sdiing their magnificent
skins. For stealthy, cold -bloo led 1I1V
i'.try the I'.iTigiinv tiger has no rival
Pllt-ide the New ' ok I ticket shops.
(New York Telegram.
A School lor Sextons.
Tin t'.n 1 -tint; H-gister wait Is a school
fur training sextons. It says of .-m il
su e lucatioaa! lastitulioii, "Tho school
for sextons wi.l teach the art. of bell
ringing; it will have a special 1 nine
fur t hose w ho need to ring clu me -; but
it will not overlook tin weightier or
more prooiic duties of the pio.issi n.
It will teach methods oi 1 lunch ventil
ation; it will show how to mako a fur
nace lire w hii li ..hall warm th : chinch
without burning up tin building
or die congregation; it will
show how lo prevent creaky boots;
it will estal'.i li a sign language lor
cotiiniunkntioi bet w en sextoa and
preacher during utilic service iti
short, it will te.ncli the principles and
the methods which pcit.iiti to every
branch o! the duties of the modern sac
ristan. I t 11 have it soon." We ate
strong y i :c ini'd lo sec )nd tho motion. ,
I New York
A Man Who ( an lliitbioiiler.
II oiry llu.so, a young ma 1 livc-g l i
Philadelphia, recent y emi roid. ro I a
iptilt which was placed on exhibition at
the Pennsylvania state fair. It w.n the
envy of ail tin laly visitors. In n sj irit
of lua you ig ll.il-e attach ; 1 a card to
hi splendid piece of work which gave
notice that thegi l wh 1 marri"d him
shiril l h.w tin ipii't. Since then h :
has been deluge I w ith olT rs of in u
ring.'. Sy girls there - they hi-cy,
.h.u ule-s, tint tin y coil I u'diz li t so
til tho sowing imchiti Tnnes-i inu-iraU
Tim I. ion Among llif Flonerst
Ib i" in this gnrdeii-n onk nlnne,
Lies mi old limi nf gn y stun-
i iin", in th" l"iig so i" g "Men hours,
A luidly linn, proud in state.
The guar li in nt n in uisiun-gat"
.Now If 1 es low ninoiig the ll iwora
'J'h"ii, oft h" s iw th" sinning il.tors,
Heard light f-et fall mi festal H i m,
'.'! il litlls.e w.-.li" Its witi'liillg dill;
Then i! Ill", d bell' lltll til" tnrelie-' hllt.'.O
The knights and In li' s ul old days,
AVhile he watehe I mif nil within.
Now, he lies here: in his old ngu
fast out. rej.-i'teil, by th" nig"
I II tun" duwii lienti'ii, bi'i ki'ii, scarred,
An old (gray li oi: yet not l"ss
A linn in Ins f""li"iu- -
I hie thing is left him st ill to guard.
Me guards it well, by night mid day,
In tl groat ii ws i if granite gray,
J:i tin- strung shelter nf his breast,
Nu in ut shall serve him yet w ith score,
Though nn old limi thus fori e n,
And nil he guards -11 mldii'.-
I New Yi rk '1 1 il linn.
A nol fellow -Tho policeman.
Tho humorist is. given to jestii illa
tion. Cioo.l only when med up Tho um
brella. It is queer that no logs are ever raft . 1
down the li Vet- Styx.
p. i claimed that all ab c ending ca h
;ers an ex- cheipier piyers.
A man wants to look before ho ica;i
i"p ci l y if ho is a blind man.
Natural gas well secrets are noted !ir
the case with which they leak out.
In the game of C'hii ago wheat it is
after a dial that a fellow wants to cut.
"Another In rail "I," said the clerk
ns he tacke I up a ' 'selling out at cost''
An Irish theatrical manager recently
ndvertiiid for a broth of u boy to mako
Sanis.oti would never have made a
minister. He had 110 ri -jied for tho
pillars ol the 1 hurch.
A comely figure in a woman his its
charms; but it is tie in c out ly figure
tint is the most ile i gl.tf.il.
"Nu," ijiiutli t he t 'per, "I iteMT w;u
A waterproof t I:
Indeed I -1 1 :l 1 11 a point t'.nvnld
W Illlli'Vef keep Hie dry.''
A Mis-oiiri editor pu le I both leure's
of a shot-inn on a man w ho came up
stairs to lick him, nu I, ns was light m d
proper, ho double-lea led hit article in
ivgur 1 to tin t lagi d e.
"Yes," sail the liuil man lit the cor
ner, regretfully, "1 m 'getiin' old. I
C'lii't.S'e as well in 1 tne I I". When 1
'ell a pound of grapes to a man th t' s
in a'urry I soniet iino- gets in a ripo
bunch by u:i-t ik -." And tho pcor old
man sighe 1 disn.a'iv.
An agricu'tural j .iirnnl makes the re
innrkiiblo statenieiit thai "a hor ;esho 1
iiiiilil 0:1 the forward bet ol a cow era
-leer wi.l prevent jumping fences.''
Farmers who havi Iron de w ith jump
ing fences should try l lie 1 x per iiiien f .
A jumping leiicun a farm ti.u-t be very
( ai d e l Hose Leave.
' II ive you 1 atidled lose leave1, you
Know.'' asked a yrung man nboiu
town, id the pretty girl in a f ashionablo
"Yes, sir; how mucll would you
' i I:!'' Ciind, a'
a nice ln, yon
"till, certainly, sir. We put them up
in Fret. 1 h 1 on-hon box". Ibie it is,
uir; !' ur dollars, please. '
"What? four dollars for ono pi und
of randy. I01 possible ! '
The yiung man was frightened into
s caking good lliigli-h. The pretty
j girl smiled.
I "Tho candy is only .:' a pound. Thu
J bon-lon box is .! that makes fi nr."
! 'l-l-dot ft think I'll t ike it. You
I ran give mc a pound box of mixed can
' dies nt the regular plic', if vou don't
"Certainly, iir," and tho obliging
clerk changed tlu order, and the young
inn escaped solvent.
"There arc plenty of young men who
do buy them," sai l th 0 girl. "Soma
take sweet violets, so mo like the run
died rose loavis, and others prefer pinks
ilone iu sugar. '
"What is the ol j'tt of eating can
died ;l iwcr-;''
"To per umc tho breath. AH youv
society ladies carry perfumed sweets
every w hi re they go indeed. Sumo of
these aro tiny b'.enges put up in faucy
vials like the,"."
Th--y looked like homeopathic medi
cines small sugar pi Is in all colors.
There were violet bijou of a lev ly
lavender color. Mink bi.jotn, ink and
pretty, and a lot of other sweets far tho
"And tho price?"
"Oh, thoao are cheap cough; only
10 cents a bolile. Then (here are tho
mixed flavors for the bouLonnicr' s, the
little ri und hex' s fastened to the cor
sage. Kvcn the gentb'inen i.r begin
1 ing to u-e them instead of c! v.-s ; t
rollee to sweeten the breath." - j I) ti, it,