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1ITTSIKK() CHATHAM CO., N. C, MAY 23, IW8!.
' Kvery Inch A Mau.
ftho rat on the oreh in tlio sunshine
As I went down the street
A woman whose Imir was silver.
But whose far.' was a bloss m swe t,
Mukinjj in" tliink of ii garden,
When in spilo of the fmst ami snow
Of hlciik November weather,
Lute, frngiant li I blow.
I hennl a fo )t.-t p behind in ',
Ami tin' koiiiiiI of a merry laugh,
And I knew I he hurt it nine from
Would Ik' like li comforting staff
In tlio tinii' ii'.il th hour of trouble,
H6k'fiil nixl brine nml tlniug
One of th" hearts to I' an on,
Whi'ii Hi' think all things go wrong.
I turned nt tin- dick, of the gijte latch,
Ami met his manly look;
A fiico like this (.'tves me plenum
Like tin- page ol u pleisunl hook,
It told of a steadfast purpo.se.
Of n lir.ive ami ilai ing will;
A face Willi a promise in it
That (I.hI y rii nt t ie years fnlllll.
II" went up th" p ithuay singing;
1 suv th" woman's eye,
drow bright with a woi-Mless weeom
As sll 1 1 1 1 il uul ins the skies.
"Ilai'k aniii. sweetheart iii illu r,''
II". II- .1. aid I "lit to kiss
The loving lni elli.it wir- lilteil
J''or wl.at si line mothers miss.
Tll'lt li") Hill ilolo depend oil;
1 holil thai this is tni" -From
lads in line ilh their mothers
( Mil I'llHe-! In lees grew.
Ijilths ".mulct In. ii I. have been loving
In in . s.
Since tune ami earth he;;. in;
.'ii' I lb" boy who kies Ills mother
Is fici y inch a num.
II V Ml I I N HHiliKsT I.IIAVK3.
Ii that rain It
genii wcic dashing
Sounds ,'H if
buckets full ol' water ugliest tlio rase
"It's rain, tiny. The ciuinoctiul
hi in, you kimw."
"Ami tint ilic.iiy moan ing dmvn-thr
rlilinney - i ii w iml !"
" Vi s, ( . uy, it s w iml. "
'I'he Imv slliveli il il little, It II 1 llll'W
tile In ill lot lie, II 1 1 ill i Ml II' 1 Ills t hill. 'I lu
ll ll flumes tli'lli the hluing loc; on the
Ii.'iii I It danced up ami ilown like a
miglc-laiili in, the shitileil lam p burned
unlily on the table. ll is Wyntcr
st ill In .1 ipiiitly away at her sewing
witliotit looking up.
ll null be an aw ful 1 inpost, Ior
( is, " utter t lie Iml, as a fresh gllst of
wiuil -I'i'iiii il to shake the old cct agonal
tower to its M ty foundations.
"Il is, (iuy. I heard obi Captain
I.akesiy lliat tic liilc hail not li eu so
high since the M ir the Koyill Vli'toriii
was urn kill i II I '.line I'liint."
"It's bc:t. r to he here, even with a
bioki n b g," s.ii'l tiny Paley, slightly
li.'ing hi. i yebiow-i, "than out at sen in
sin h a blow a, llits!"
"A g I deal belter, tiny."
"Not that 1 am a coward, Doicus!"
i ricil the Imy. "Tlicrc are wor.u things
than a stoiiii at m-ii. Ami I have tin in
stinct that I shall b" a sailor yet. Hut
this sickni ss lias taught luc this sirk
ui ss ami you, lloicas that it's better to
go for a th in; in an lionesi, Mrai"lit
forwafl way than to try to reach it hj
Hicakino. J!ut I always siippohfil it was
a line thing to run nviiy In sea, or else I
shouliln'l liavctrieil the get-out-of-thc-winilow-liv-iiiiilnight
ilmlge, iiiul broken
my leg. I'm wiser now."
Don as miiUi '1 at him with lni'lting
liazel eyes ami use-re l liis, revealing a
line of pcai h.
"I'onr tiny!" saiil slio. "It was it
hiril lesson, wasn't it.'"
"I think I iicclcil it, Dorcas. If ever
thete was h tliomughpaceil young ruf
fian, it was I!1' groaiieil the boy. "15ul,
you see, linboily ever talkeil to nie.
Scohling without eml I got, 1 grant you,
but no ono talkeil common icnso to mo
before. You mo the only ono who
seemed to tliink mo worth reasoning
with; utnl you shall :-cc, Doicas, that
I'm worth the trouble. Once. I'm up
from this M-rape, I'll tackle my lessons
iu real earnest ami try to be something
iM'tter. Ami I my, Dorcas"
"You're tlio prettiest girl I pversawl"
"Oh, hut your nrc nml tho sweetest
RDil the most sensible! I can't think
how you ever runic to he houseinuiil in a
jilaeo like this."
Dorcas colored a little.
"Shiill I tell yott, (iuy) I enmo ah
governess to the primary department,
hut I had no discipline, they told me.
Tho younger hoys did exactly us they
pleased. I've always thought that Mis.
Vail, who succeeded In the position, had
something to do with the had report of
my management that reached Doctor
Dclfer's ears. Hut that can't 1k proved;
neither ran it he helped. I was alone
here and friendless, and I was glad to
accept a vacant position under the house,
kecjier, to mend linen, care for tho oc
tnsional rases in the infirmary, and muke
myself generally usuful."
"I knew you were a lady!" exultantly
cried the hoy. "I could sec it in your
"I would rather you would call me a
truu woman, (iuy, than a lady," said
Doicas, moving the lamp a few inches
f nit her back, so that thu light bhould
no' shine in Guy's eyes.
"But I my, Dorcas, how old are
"Hathrr young, I nm ufraid, Guy
' 'And I tun fourteen, Doicas. 'Will
you wait seven years for inc.'"
"I shall he twenty-one then, mid my
own master!" added the boy, "and I'l
work like u slave t.i get n good profei-1
sioii, and if you'll marry in", Dorcas, I'll
make tho best liusband that ever was to
you, for I m desperately iu lovo with
you, that I iimr'
Dorcas huist out into laughter.
"tiuy," ehu said, "what n child you
"Hut you do love inc, don't you
"Yes, of course I love you, but not a
bit iiiore th in I do (Jcc I l'.irknr ir little
"Well, a ti ille inoie perhaps, ln-musc
I've had llie care of you these lour weeks,
and you've really behaved very decently,
"l'minisc tne, Dorcas!"
' I won't, (iuy!"
"We'in engaged, all the same," said
(iuy, with a deep sigh of relief. "It is
il baigain. And now you may get me
my bowl of gruel."
"Yes, Mr. Paley," said Dcolor Dcl
fer, with a nod of bis spectacled brows,
"lhat wild boy of yoius is u dilTenul
creatine. And the infirm uy nurse lias
done it all. Not to mention the credit
that the doctor gives her lor keeping
down the lever and managing the
lroulile-."ine splints. II" was the woist
hoy in the school. 1 don't uillld admit
ting to you now, that I was sciimidy
contemplating expelling him limn our
(iuy always was a w ild sot t of chap, "
admitted .Mr. Paley. "Hut bis limits
spoiled him. lie never had any bring
ing up to speak of."
"lint this illness seems to have ex
erted a wonderful inllm m e over li i -
moral nature,'' added Dm tor I). Her.
"And I iea!ly think Don is has iloiui it
nil. Ili r inthii uee has been wonderful."
"Hie deserves n great dcul of credit,
1 am sute," said Mr. Paley. "I should
like to see her and thank her. I Ve
brought a few pre-cnts fur her a warm
shawl, a silver siiulT box uinl u lilack
slulT gown "
Doctor Pclfrr gaspul a little.
"Shi I don't think she takis smill!
said he, feebly.
"All these nurses do."
Yes- but there she is now !"
The door opi ned ami Donas Wynter
i. 'line in, i in ry ing a si udent lamp, which
she had ju-t lilleil ami liiiiinwl anew.
Mr. I'aley dropped the silver hiiull
box in astoiii liiucut.
"I beg your pardon, I am sure!" stam
And when the doctor suggested that
the nurse had belter accompany young
(iuy "ll the journey home, he absented
without a rciiioutiaucc.
"Nurse, indeed!" said Miss Sopliro
nia Paley, a gaunt, high-featured dam
sel of fifty. "As if a pretty, simper
ing chit of a thing like that could un
derstand any thing about nursing!"
"She docs, though," said (iuy. "She's
a brick, Aunt Soph. And I don't be
lieve I should have been alive now, if it
wasn't for her."
"You are ijuite well enough by this
time to dispense with her services," said
Mis' Sophronia. "A boy that cats the
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 y of muHiiis and plmii jini ilmt
you did at ten, last night, i anmit i a'.l
himself an invalid any longer. She has
been here a nn ntli, and "
Hut she's not to go away fur all
that, Aunt Soph," sa;d (iuy, who w is
devouring roasted chestnuts like a
dragon. "Ask papa. She's to bo Mis.
Paley one of the-ie days-, and "
"Mis. I'aley!" Aunt Sophroniii turned
green and yellow. "It's come to that,
then, has it! Well, I've suspected it this
some time. And all I've got to say is "
"Seven yenrs fruiu now," said (iuy,
with his mouth full of chestnuts, "I
shall be twenty-one and she twenty-six.
Not enough difference to signify. And,"
he uttered, with a grin, as his aunt
flounced wrathfully out of the room,
"you'll get your walking-tickets, old
lady, when I'm mairied! I'd as scon
have a dentil's head and bones around
the place any time."
He was silling curled up in the easiest
chair iu the library, reading u book, half
un hour afterward, w hen the door opened
nud his father came in.
Something in the paternal glanco and
movement struck the boy.
"I never saw father look so young
and bright before," he thought. "Some
thing must have pleas " him very mu. h.
Perhaps Aunt Soph is g dug t marry
some old fogy or othel, and the coast
will be clear."
' So you knew all al out it, (lav?
said Mr. Paley, laughingly.
"About what, iir'l"
limit my eugag'iiicut.
The book fell with a crash to th
'Your what, father
"At lciist you told Aunt. Sophronif
about it. Well, I'm glad you are
p!easf,j) my hoy. And Dorcas says she
i hail always love yuu as if you were het
own son. As ft general thing, I don'l
approve of stepm ithers, but you aud
D irc.is love each other so dearly, that
Why, ti iv, what is the matter?"
For the lmv had rushed on', of the
room with an o ld, suffocating sensation
in his throat.
II" met Dorca i eomincf in from the
garden, with a bunch of scarlet holly-be:,
ries iu her hand.
"Doicis!" ho crV'l "Dorcas, you
are as false as the serpent-woman! You
She comprehended him in an in-t int,
though his voice was choked into si
lence. She tiling away the sen let cluster and
put her arms tenderly about him.
"Dear (iuy," she whispered, "I love
him; but if you are unwilling if it
takes iiway any of the home feeling for
you it only remains for you to say so,
Her voice died uway.biT head drooped
on his should r.
Theie was an instant's : ilence, and
then (iuv saM, bravely :
"Well, so let il be. Me
father is a :
trump, and you are llie only woman ;
alive w ho is worthy of him. And I sup- I
pose people Would say six year-i was too
much difference in our ages, although
how they're to get over III" lift" mi year,
between you and father I don't know,"
he addc I, with rather ll forced I iHI;;h.
And then and there (iu - Pa'cy learn
cd his first lesson in self abnemiti on.
DoiCiHpickel up her holly berries
nml went to the library, where her prom
ised hiisbiiml stoo 1.
"I have just seen (iuy," she said.
"Isn't he pleise I? '
"Yim, I think he i.," hcilated
Dorcas, "(iuv is a strange boy a noble
lialilie. I am not suic, Horace," she
iid led, with a iliiu ic-.s in her eves
"that I would have marred you if I
..iil.l .,.. ntii-.,v li .v.. I. .. I tin. ..Ill,
"And my true wife will be (iuv's true
molhrr!" Mtid Mr. Paley, drawing
Dmciis tenderly to his side. S,it iirilmj
The Ilriiliinlii or chit ( utile.
This is a rein, likable breed of cattle
origiuali ur in India. They have great
powers of ciidiir.inie, lire uc ive, will
iiiilravel u h ire- undi-r a saddle as used
in India, make g. o.l beef aiid make nn
excellent cross for the i at tie of the
Mr. Albert Mnntgoniery.son of Colonel
W. 11. Montgomery, of Mai kvillc. Miss ,
now- I ive stock merchant u die New
(hhaiis stock landing, some yeas since
unpolled a rbu bull from India. We
saw him iu New Oilcans nt the great
exposition, lie placed this bull on his
sti ck ranch in Texas and finds that the
i-ross with ranch cows is highly satisfac
tory. His puttnrr, Mr. Fiost, writing
to Mr. Curtis, says;
"I defy any man to name the time
when he ever saw a tick on the pure or
half breed Itrahmins; or a worm from
the. blow - ll y (screw w orms, troublesome
to ranch cattle in w. t se isons). Further
than this I defy any in in to say that he
ever saw any of tln ni to die from a se
vere winter. They are the grandc-t
cuttle that exist for southern climates."
We h ive not ro nn for the other breeds
of cut lie dc.-rribed in .Mr. Curtis' book,
uinl have been able to make but slight
references to those we have noticed.
' .. ii i:
Keop Vtiu r fycsiglii.
Dr. F. Park Li wis spoke recently,
says tho lhiff.iln ('uriir, upon weak
eyes mil lie ir sighlc I pc.p'o. I In
stilted that while people wi'h near
sighted eyes might show no loss of sight
j foi years, still near-sighted eyes should
be treated w ith care. Thu best light
for the eyes was sunlight. A good
light must be strong, white and steady.
The heat of artificial light was theu con
sidered. Sin light has the least heat
rays; electric light came next; kerosene.
anil gas xvere lat and so tho worst for
the ryes. He closed by stating that iu
reading the buck should be to thu light,
the eyes should be shaded and never hf
used when tired. One should not read
with an uncertain light nor on the curs.
The Smallest Screws Made.
It is asserted that the smallest screws
in th i world nre those used iu tho pro- being revived the iiniui it seemed to ac-
diiction of watches. Thus the fourth ipiire fresh confidence. When the music
jewel wheel screw is the next thing to , entirely ceased it toppled over and fell
being invisible, and to the naked eye it , lo tho ground.
looks like dust. With a glass, however, ; The next trick, if we may so term it,
it is seen to be a small screw , with ijtii) I was to build up the cobniitis in an uneven
thicids to the inch, nnd with a very , manner, so thai they were finally re
fine glass th thicads may be seen tpiito I moved from under t ie forefce', the ani
clearly. These minute screws are 1 1 1 100 ' mil standing ilpni ils hind legs oil tho
of an inch in diameter and the heads are ) pillats three feet ill height.
d. u'ee. ll is also estimated that an or
diii.uy lady's thimble r mild li. '1 iOl,
(iiu) of these suic..
WATCH VOCH WollDS.
"K'-po a watch oil Jour w-onls my darling.
K'-r words are woml' ri'iil things:
Tin y are tweet, like the I lrc-h honey.
I.ikn h'ps tlmy have h rril'l" stings;
They cun hlis like the warm, glud sunshine,
And brighten u hue ly hfi ;
They can cut, in the sinfc i f anger.
Like an op'ii, two-nlg"l kuif".
Let them pass through your hps um lial
If their errands are tni" nml kind
If they coun to support th" wi-.-iry.
To comfort nnd help the blind;
If a bitter, revengeful 'pint
Prompts tni words, li t t i in be unsaid:
Tin y may flash through tli" bruin like light
Or full on th" h.'art like lea l.
Keep tin-in b'n'k, if they're cohl and cruel.
t 'ml T bar, lock ami seal;
The woiimls thev make, my ilarhng,
Af" al ways slow- t i he il.
May peace guard your lips, inn) ever,
I'loiu the t inc of your early youth,
May the words that you ilaily utter
lie llie won i- of h iiiiiifiil truth."
AHntilii ( im.iliili,,,,.
A tit.Ai K in nil h nm. ii f r.
A blackbird win seen nt ( hailotti
llatbor, 1'Ti., one moraine to pounce
down into the water his own depth and
bring out a live rub us large as ii silvci
dullar. He llinig his crabship on tie
beach, and picked and shook him until
h" kille I him, mid then mount ing a
stubby stump he t ink his breikl'as' on
A KI NNV sluliV Alioi r ItiiKsKS. jcves blilikei ill hill), lllld the lip.,
A traveler in Nc'.v Kllgl.md s iw the j In lirded and mu-tai l,e I, m ule in ill u u
following sign on a board that w.is iiiiited J laic sounds, but no gliumof i.( .gni
toil fence lie ir a vilhg': "11 ir taken j lion or intrl!igeiiee wis nb.si i v iblc in
in to grast. I.oug tails, .l.."cl; short the iN-ing's f.ire. D let iniiie l to in ves
tnils, il." Th" traveler hailed and ! ligali- tin- m il 'i r more fully, the physi-
asked the owner of the land w by lie n ciiin r illed the in hi u'nl woman of tin
was such a dilTeieiire in the price of board hoiiso, aui d. m ii Id an ex plan it i t
forliois.es. "Well, you m-.'," Siild tin the sight which ll t I In I hi i g.i". Al
nun, "th" long t.iiD ran bni h away tin : '!'! 'hey weir .rigry that In- h id pried
tin s, but lb" short oiii'-i ice so torni'ii led into the s.crct th it they had guar d-d so
by 1 1. 1 m they can Inrdly e.i', at all. " well, but at la-l, -ceing th.it luither
coticciilmi lit was imp-is ;blr, they made
on. is ami tii Kltt vur.Ni
l-.verv bud wat cues over ami i ire
s foi !
her own ties!, though ill" number.
so gieat ami th" t umult i i ex. -ov-" in it
it is dlllieillt to I reive hilV CO
ran distinguish her own spotii
placed ill the midst of vi 111 my
r.xai tly siinil.ir in si.e, sli-.pe aiid color ;
and when at length the young ate
hutched, an I are swiuiin ug about on
the loch, or crowded together on sotm
gr.issy point, the old birds, as the conn
home from a dist i n e with food, ll,'
rapidly ntuidst thou -an U of y-'iin ; one.
exactly similar to their own, without
even looking nt Ih' tu, until they find
their own olTsiuiiig, which, ti cogniing
their parents allien ;st all the othei ;
birds, reicive the m a c! without any ol
the hungry little cnalu.c, ar .iin l at
templing to disp.itc the priz", c.i. li wait
ing patiently for its own parent, iu per
fl(.t . ..niidciice that it, Inr.i will i .
duo SL'ilSUIl. )'"( 'll t ''''. .' i'"'.
A WONIlF.lt l-TI. It; MM II (.OAT.
A tiavch r iu the II I, I.iiid, sivs Mr.
Holder, was one il.iv 'topped on tin
roiid by an Arab, wh i said he want 'd to
show him how his trained goat p -ifoun
cd. The traveler, nothing loath at be
ing entertained where uch a novelty
win hardly to bci cxpei ted, express d his
willingness, and the performance c un
Tho Arab di- in united from a misi r.i
Me donkey, spread a small carpet upor
the gniii id and lalinl up u demure
looking' goat that had been following
behind. Fii in u beg the man fust took
n number of bha ksi six inches l. ng,
eylindiii al in sleipe i:nd tw o imlio
across the top, ami p!a.id filir upon tin
carpet at n small distance apart. Tin
goat immediately slipped up hi them,
carefully pubing a foot i u eurh him k.
Now the Arab pl:n cd in his m oith a "mall
musical instrument and began t ili.nn
n monotonous a:r thai was evidently up
prcciated by the goat, as it pricke I up
its cars and assumed a position i f dci'i
at lent ion.
Without stonniii'' the music th i Atuli
, f ,i r t . i
llien lifted one of the goaf s forefeet and
slipped under it another c limU r, and
icpeated the operation under ail its
hoofs. In this way the goat was grad
uu'ly lifted until finally tlej pillars of
Wood Were four feet fr.im tin! iMoiind,
the patient uniiiiil preserving its b ilauii
perfectly, and appearing lis if standing
on stilts. That tin music, if it could be
called music, w is an important factor in
this pcrformanc , was very evident, for
the limine it it icn-ed the goat began to
waver nnd tremble; but upon the stiaim
The wheels of ju-liee grind slow, but
r-tver stop their ceaseless revolutions.
Extraordinary Discovery by a
Doctor in Kansas.
One of tho Most Romarkablo of
1 Tl i re ha. ju-l been di-r vered in the
i south part of this i llii kiiisnii ) county,
writes a K.i'isiM cm ii-i"iidoiit, of the
1 Uh,l -;,,-, ,, , ,f tie! no remark -
j able moiist m-ii ici of the human family
I evei known tocxi-t in this sci 'iuii. Il
is a i hild nia i, or Hither a child's body
, with a man'- head. A few days ago a
I prominent physiiiiu was making a (all
! on tin: family in which the nioii-ttosity
! lives, ami while talking with his patient
! lie not iced an ob j.'i'l ina cradle al the
j opposite end of I he room. It w as cure-
fully covered up, but In- tho. edit be
pen , ivci
m ath the
a braid -h iwing from he-ovi-iino.
lb- loiild oil no
opportunity for a iimr' i iirel'ul rxnnina
tion at the time, but iu order to invcsli
ga'e fuilher, informed In- piticnt that
other 'rails w ould b" u c ',-ui y. 1'puii
a sul'si ijiienl visit he in:iii.ig"il t o be h it
al me in t he roi in with llie i . i -1 1 an I
ils nivsti riou i oieupNiit. Il.i-tily pull
ing oil' the cm i ring there was dts
roveiid a siylit wliicli made hii
heart cease for tin- moment t" beat. It
was nothin; bsi ili.m a man's head
joined to an infant's bod.-. The huge
a clean breast of the :.ff or and told the
follow ing .-buy :
Ni .irly thirty yi
cd moved in!.
a man name'
. IIh family ci n i-lcd if liiiuclf, wife
! and one daughter. Tin 'latter wasehoiit
! s( vcnteeii yciii s old, and ratlurgo.il
looking. Tiu y settled m-ir the jimc
' lion of the lii publican nud Smoky Hill
' liivers in the viiiuiiy of w'.al i-. now
.luiu lioii City, ami the daughter mar-
tiel an.ippir. Her tir-t child ii- n
i boy, and sin died in giving it birth. An
older s stcr hii I i mi.' mi fund the Fast
: by this time, and -he took the niothcr
i less little one into her family. Its
father was killed dining the border
he piai t ally adopted t he
orphan. The child grew mid thrive I
normally unli! it w.i, al out four years
Hint six mouth-, old, when it -ci uinl to
cruse developing. S oil it was noli, i d
that ih v. lopmciil had not In i n at i est i .1
in all partsof th body. The hi ad kept
on growing a- if il I i longed to the
sturdiest i hild in t he S ale.
Yi ar al'.cr Mai this strange
giowth went on, and sj there
was m rh'inge iuthe infaiiti.e body or
limbs, though the h :id IllillUed its
growth. The i tir and her husband
moved into Di' kin-oil Cu.inty, when
tin y have s,nce n si, I, ,, and took the
child with them. The gr-indpan n' :uc
dead and the monstrosity has n-it hi d
thciigi of twenty nine year-. It - brad
is as large as that of an uvi rage mi .1
man, and is now in d with a heavy
growth of roar-e blown lmir. Heavy
beard and inust.n he an on its lac, and
liniM of inability show up m the clu cks
mid forehead. Tin b "d I mail) ., In in
the uci k down, th u of a fom yi ar "Id
child. The child, or man, i aiitiol sj
up as the inoiisiious In a I is loo heavy
for the muscles of the trunk t i lift. It
lies ill the cradle hclph s-, and w.itihcs
with a brute like gaze the doings of
those mo Uinl.
The mind is -o nix what in advance of
that of an iiilant, but is. still piacinalU
inactive. No spin h or gcnei.il inti Hi
has hi en i:iVolv-d fro in the sit ange
biiig. ll iiiu-t be Ii I from an al Itn l-
ant s li ii in I , an I though its In Hi an' well
.developed, its stom at ll can d;ge t noth
ing but the simple t foods. The tiuy
hands nnd liml s are us soil fleshed as
, the veriest babe's, while the face and
I head ha vi; the harsher feeling of matuii
Iy. There s,-cms no reason in the mind
' of the physician who m ule the strange
discoveiy w dry the inonsl rosity should
not live to the ago of thioe scon, years
nnd ten, though it would seem to be a
blessing to the world to take its hie
from it. The imagination can easily
i picture what il will be when
gray hair has settled oil the head and
. heard while the body rciiiiiius'that of n
babe. The family, ashamed of the pos
I srssi ni of siieh a monstrosity, has re
I ligiously hidih i this skeleton in their
ihisct from the wer'.d, and few know of
j 'Is exisleni ,'. It i, only by aciideiit
1 hat it was this time discovered. The
I dot 'ot's sioi y I. is led s -vcral prominent
citi.-'its to lake a tiip to the f irm house
to sen t'no remarkable freak, and all
uiiiiu in rilling ii the nu st wonderful
lieing they ever w itm s.-iid. None, how
ever, wish to make a second trip, us one
I'. ok at the str.iiioe i n iitui-e ii enough to
aihleii their hearis and give theiu some,
thiug to dii iiin about for months.
That th : IleiefonU are a distinctly
pure race of Ijill-h i at tie, uinl of gleat
atitiipiity,i.s inidoubti illy true. hut it is as i
probably true thu. they are allied to tin: '
llevoiis. The origin of both these!
hrotils is ilitlicull to ttace.aud they have I
va'iiable cjiiiilii ii-s iu couimoii. I!"ih urc ;
wonderfully piipotint when trussid on j
other rattle. II the c r s, jt by ;i lb re
fold bull, tin- ml body and while bin;
are apt lo billow; and if the cross be on
:i pure ll' icl'ird row, the color usually !
follows the diiin. The I lercfnrds nn: 1
h.ii iy and iiol;lie, mat. ire early, and j
are coiisi.len d th" b -st gracing r i'lle in I
l'.iigl.ind. T. ey have no sup. rim- in
the I'nili d Sl.ili-.s, and of l.ile vi .im the ,
bulls have been extensively Used as sires
mi tie- great cattle run In of the W'st. j
They do not come in the lab-gory of j
milking rattle, though many of llu in .
are good milk ing rows. In Ijiglaiid !
the joiiii; i alt e :i'i l.iig.'iy I -jhl. Iiv !
I fiilllll'l's ill the laii I '! I... ling, aiel no
I lined ha-ri ei I. a l"i into public favor, !
; a , bei I- maki r , in liii i count ry. In i
Piigl.iml llerel'or Is. a' the Nnit I. field
i shows, ill 'ii Ui'.lillis old have weigh d '
I I mi p .iiiuls; :it 'J.'li months, s 1
pi i,'e -ti els h:iv. wilghel lelil pMllld ;
' llll.hr three ycal.s i (ill , Tl til. -lit ll - ,
j I'.ol pounds; at thre y i :iis mil lour
lie lit Its, we'glils l illlie to 'llT I pounds.
A cow I I year- and four months ol age
weighed .'.;'.'l pound.. '.''. Fnim-r.
(.l eal Haiti Mm ills.
In nn invest ig.it nm ol li:l ca c ni
i.-iinlall, langing from nine to twelve'
inelii , in right In. in-, Profi'-sor li. j
I.", ill's has louiid tin una of niicimh
l.nnlall lo have rMcmb-d at bast Mill i
mill s in length in tea c:i-"s, and to have :
rxneded Ti"' miles ill till'.- - c.l - ' s ; while ;
the entile lain ana wa-. 1 r. . j ii' tit ly iiu ;
ov.d tigllle CXcecillUg 1'HIII lllill'S ill
length by .iMI miles in bieidth. Coti- ,
reining these hi avy tains t he folio w ing ,
fact., .seem well e.-labiishi d : First, no 1
great batotiii trie depres i .n with steep
giil li.-llt . ever oicllls without coliddrril-
ble rain. This i-. true not only for the
1'nitcd M iles, but also for the rye'ones
of the Wist Indies, the China N il, India
ami the I lay of li-ii'.'a!. Second In
gn at lain-storms the hat !uc! ric pressure
generally diminishes, while the rainfall
Slit leases. Thud -The "realist depres
sion of the barometer gcneially occurs
about twelve hours alter the gnatest
lainiiill. Fourth A I'leal fad of lain
is I a vi. I able to il rapid plogt, -s of the
centre of hast pre.-tiie, while a
small ir'il'iU is gi tierally attended
by a less rapid pn gre-i. It is,
howevii, plain th:il the late of progress
of a low lelitle ihpell.ls partly upon
olln i caiisi s thun amount ol lainl'.tll.
y ,,,!..-. t.V. . i A,., ,;.,,.
Tiisting i t II 1 1 1 a Tnng-ne.
Th--:c i i I - il in -.! lc:i io: ion lhat t he
tongie j, :h" sole organ of taste, just as
the id a, naliiial but crfoaeoiis, is r
tiin' tbit il is in i e . iiry for purposes of
spich. As a mi iter of tact, ta.-le is as
'a g v icsidciit in the pih'.te as in the
t . .ii j ni'. while 1 1 un ! His lii-,., are on
n. .ml iu wh:eh prisons who h.iie suf
fer! d tin h. s ,,f the tongue have be. Ii
able to spe ik w ith ill in li. .-s. Knetitly
a moot' w..
of the Mi,. s,, .i i
I ill t' ol the I., -1 . -eii-c in the nioulll.
:i patient ffoiu whom the tongue
' be li v i iy i inph t . Iy 1 1 ii 1 1 1 i . I .
j found that si ti-, ,t ions of sun t. ;
i bitter natiiie were still present.
; ously. t'.o. n i scire of ialt t.a-le le
i inaiiied. These lai ts would aluioit
e an s, t apa'l
-.1, l!'. n ut ' la ti
I I.i.l licit li
in face p.ipiil.r
it hapi s .,n.l
appi i i lal i' li
.1 . t!
plis, S.I S Oil ll'.
oigan - ol d.lfeii
j, ( Ollsisll nt 1.1
lio'is in the end
imply v ii i.itioie
.v..r ).: r.;.:
I- -nine thai
f the n. n. s of tast"
in thiir fuuciions.
Hon lo Put II Out.
Zinc, pi n el upon the lire in a stovu
of grate, is sai I I o operate . 'is an effective
extinguisher of chimney fires. Accord- !
ing to this i, pteseniation, when a fire 1
star. s inside a di mini y , from whatever '
cause, a piece of thin inc, about four '
inches s, iaie. is to he put into the stove
or "laic coimci I ing with the chimney.
The inc lii-e, aiid libi rates ai iduoiis
timics, wlinh, passing up the line, lire j
said to a'niost ins'aiitly put out what- j
ever tile there tn.iv be.
This ant. un it ic
du Ie is a great sue-
"I don't agree with you. ll has been
wound up, bn' it don't g ."
'1 know licit, tin .1 - it ; that's why it
is hi. Ii ii gi at siueesi. 1 . 1 you ever
soil, vcail dude that would woikt"
Lift!., stars with golden feet,
U'nml ring in theii'iilmsef lujlit.
8 ill y move nor wake tli" earth
S'liinli Tin;; in t lie lap of night,
hil' ii st.oi. I tin' lisi.ni:. trees,
Kvery b.'i It t now an ear.
While the ilr. liming moiiniain sends
Misil '. p. solemn slia.low here,
Flowers of boa illy, rich nud rare,
lii iilhe their Irugrin ill the air.
Il.-irk' W hat iniisie ilo I hear
Flouting on the air so sweet?
Is't ill iiiglitiir.'.aV that sings,
I'lainm c iu her lone ret rent''
'o, 'tis s. w hom I it-r re.
Sinking of her hop" and love,
While the stars With golilell bet
Wander pensive, fur above,
And all natui" s". ins. Iil" in",
I'llli'.l Willi Wol. Ilolls eestilsy.
A In ilinnit essay would baldly be eon
sib led light read ing.
(Questions of the hour invariably per
tain to matters of si,rlM. moiuiiiit.
lb-: .lenny, you are a btiek. She
(bi twii a gii-p: i: Yr-i, a pir-sed briik.
Il i- one of the piia loM's of life that
the more ,-, wife keep, her liil-baiid ir
Iml water the cooler he grows toward
hi I .
The Ita'i.ins may be a lighl-bi-iirted
enough people in their own country, but
lo i" it is i . ..union to liud t In in in (In
Indians, a.s a mil , have very small and
-hapi ly lect. Out youngest boy, how
i v. r, says that "The l. ist of tin: Mold
i an.." i simply iinm i.. c.
"At h d age were you man ie 1 1" she
ii-ki-d iti.piisiiively. I'.H lie- other lady
w.t -eipial to the rim fgeiiry and quietly
lespoiah d "At the )iais..na:;c."
Mr-. Parvenu ' -What do you think
of out .statue ol Yelllls;" Ml Willdo--"1
lull I colife-s tin, I the f.n e 'l'i Ills ti
III" r it liel' bald." Ml-. Pal Vi IIU
"Pel hap- oll ..ge! that ll is done III
il. ill lid- "
A widow vv:i. sumni .Iml to In r dool
to receive a splendid lurl.ey. "Who
si ni it r ii ke 1 th" ladv. "I was toiild
Hot toli-p." replied the Hibernian. "All,
I can gin ss," li -p in. led the lady. "lie
dud, that's ju-t wl.a! I told Deacon
Adi-nt Suil or (lo K ins as young wn
m. ill)- "Mis ( iiueie, may I b"pe that"
Mis (ir.n ie n "in li'lat" for .'il lennan')
"Mr. Chugw.aler, In I'ote pioreediii'.' any
futiher will yoti ph ii tell ni" how many
votes you cm control iu tho .second
ward .' '
A Hut Ui il nt' ( l ime.
Torture by slarvation :ec;u. to lie
legal in Mii.sk jail in liuss.u. liight
p- :i --int s are lying there a. i u-c 1 of tin
t u u i b r of : I . i chief lotcici- on Prince
l.'ad.-iiilU's r. tale of Da bn I gra k i, win:
lime month's ago was foiu.d hanging in
a solitary .:ilt of lb'' I'.. lest. It was rvi
lent that he h id In i n I) nc'ied for his
iiniei-ing tyranny over tl'.e peasants,
liight nu n were aric'lid on su-picimi,
Hid It has ju-t i ,,!;:. to ''giit ih it during
! heir detent io s iie y have Icni deprived
of food, si'iiiel iiu s lot thr e day to
gt'th. r. In spjt,. of th se atrocious
nn a un -not one of tic pr soiu is ha?
oiifesnl. M.n k, b the wav (an icnt
piovin.eof I. it hiienii. i. - i ins to ben
hot bed o! i iimr in Cental liuroie. Ti.
nu nt ion all the ru-i - of brigandage,
its murder, my s'rii.uis disappearances
ml publu I; ncliui jr. which arcrcportid
Ml h Wi ck would till,
paper. Sw it, ilh - and
a w hole news
forgt i ies arc too
b i v . ii t
en not i. ol by t be au
niu t ti t li - of the Jew
i it In r con ii ted or sus
l. mil to seivants are
Ihonties, an I
poplll ll ion ate
peelcl fi lic-
beiiig almost ciitiiely
is in v ei y iii.niy no nt
In i n found to be in
bligilld-. Tin -e t'.lct
.nppii ss d In- the pre-
di -pile id with,
ia I- they have
league Willi the
aie sin nuotlsly
cel'sllte ollii e.
The Nebiiiska lloiuesteailer.
I met the plot', s-iotial hotne-t cider to
I n in Sioux ( 'ouiilv-, the cxtn mo north
west county of Nibtaska. " stood by
i pi aiiie sehooner out of which came a
-toM pipe. I'm hind was a cow and calf
iml two dogs.
"Where is your hottief" I a-ked.
"II li: g 't no house," bo said, as ho
kicked one of the dogs and took ll chew
"W In ie do you live? '
"Whercd' I live!" he exclaimed, in
lignantly. "I don't have to live any where. I'm
narehin' ulied of i iv'li.ition, sir. I'm
"Well, where d you sleep;"
"Sleep? I sh ep over on the govern
uciit land, drink out of the North
Platte, eit jack rabbits nud raw wolf.
Hut it's gc'tin' too thickly srt,., round
0 re for me. I saw a hind a:;elit from
ItutTido (lap to-lay, and they say a wholn
iimily is c inin' up the North Platti)
ilt miles below licie. IPs getting too
low. bd lor in-- here, tt iii '.i-r. I leivo
01 tin- I'.iwd I liivei roiiiilry l uiiciaow.
i can't stand tlio rush!'' (J.miii U.t.