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There .-.re 1:1 in- nf iv..idr..i s l.rigtit ie
Hi! imi. s 1 inr, -it (inr feet,
Aii'l vi' pass tin in, walking thniig'-uiV-.
li.u Hi" Ij n y, ' ri.'.viio.l strtot;
1 1 w hiit-w I'lir ; would s ui'kcn -
Wi: Would M, V !l'."IYoft Willi I'ilIP,
J.i t n!ii" inn I.if! u trc'iiling
To lho i .i! l!i miiiu' y wcl rare.
Jfwckncv,- what hearts iiro m ilium
For the comfort wv might brlei:;
If c km-tv what mt.i s :iii' vviuniii;;
For tin' sunshine we entihl fling ;
Jf we km w what Int wo wer.ry
Waking i'.'lliU! iiiighly laid;
We wi.i'.i' 1 oriel, y ha-lon forwiTd,
Sin !( liili:; 1'nrlli ' bands to niil.
)! vr I. in w wlmi hands around us
I'i 1 1 a want t In v in vcr ti l! -
'find M'lllr v r 1 lh it we havr spoken
l'iiined ur nmin led w In re it loll;
"Ve Wi II !. H"; i, ill accents lender
'I'n i a' li !i i :i'l w c r.l tu n.ect
We would gb.i t, ("i li imr fiu?!y
Saii',-- ri' s nina!! -,- so9iv.- t.
Mr, Thistledown's Courtship.
'1 C ilaiuly shall try tin; ex peri
ineal," quoth I to niy-t'lf.
Anil then I covertly looked in the
lass, so i'.s bettor In ca'culato my
It wiihi'i n very f-:il KfiU'tory sur
vey. 1 am not a handsome man. llul
there.. (".I.i advantage 1 pos.-es that is
tvorth all tin.1 beamy in i-real ion, Toi
ipiatus 'i'liU!l(lov 11, Km)., president
;if tlio Thistledown Petroleum t'om
i'rusy, with tin; haud-ouiest yaclu in
die luiy, ;rml money enough to freight
with !i golden cargo! Youth liratit y
what do they neigh in llio balance
against Toiqiiato-. Thistledown ?
Ami I patted my pockets with u
chuckle Ilia! sounded like the chink of
Til do h,' I exclaimed aloud,
"llnire I ! ii lii'iilii'iii k glanced
tnepny 1 1 1 irom u s iirinoliair in the j
bay w indow, ami look the cigar out
oC his liimr li. I!, lire liciuus to our
.'litb iiioic's Uie pity a sii,eici,ious
uiipy that ioi ks i..vn on a fellow
fn in llio bright nf liis kix fict two
in if noboily iiinlcr tint .-i.e lnul any
biliiieK to exil.
"Wliu'.'s that you'ie goin to do,
Tlii-tlediiv u" a-!inl I.i nee.
"To be ln.ii i i''il." I adileil hlowiy
oiul diilinrli'y, "io Mis I'aimy (ior-doii.-'
Hi'ine siatlt"!. I bad Known very
well thai that wmiM di-ini b !iis serene
M'lf-iHi--essi n. All the world wa
1 1 1 1 It.; tin are that iie va daii'lin;,' nf
ler juvitv I'aiiny ( ii.rilon--as if a
eiienlli'ss yoim r law yer h :il liny l ijr'ut
to a-iiie to the hand if llio loveliest
j:irl in New VorU,
"Are you innyi'd to brr, .Mr.
ThHlloihiwn''" la- ii-.!.i-il.
'N'o--i:n exavlly i ii;;:iL'ei!--lliat K
not s m I ; Lin 1 ! i aii In be. I shall
(oiiMilt Mr. ti 'iil ii this very nl i er
loon an ilil liiind ol mine, .lid)
tiordiin. 1 1..''. I i- ;'ii e me imt lunj;."
Jtrtte ' II ir.h nbrouU m ule no redy.
Ilo ii'snin.d his newspaper and liird
to look indill'i'ieiic, with reiuaikably
bad Mti eeis.
S) I put on my bat arid strolled
down to hotte-t ,!. ili ( i.ir.l la's eoiinlin
"Thi-t'eibiwn, bow d'.ie do?" lie.
ei'idiady said. "Wh.i: cm I do for
you t u!." v ?"
"A ur.'.i; deal. Mr. (ion! .n." I iv
snoiiih'd. "I ani ei)nlein aliny ni'ili:-
HlollV. I am lldiiLiiiir of ihe livu al
bonds, i ir. and and I would !,!.?
tlio w eilil of your in flu -lie with yo ur
.lauyhSer l-'.uiiiy, I adore Fanny, sir
I W.uhii her 1 .l oi'l niilld Ir'diii;;
you that ii is i : 1 i 1 1 tici- ' I i. m at t his
moment to beeuini: .Mm. Tonjiiii'u
ThiitleiK.'W ii !"
.Mi. (ionloii wriiii;.' in v hand henrli-
"Tol 'jll.illl-," he (inula i .. In-put I,.
ussly, you re a lruiii'. .Me ilaiiiji- ;
(er. Mi-. I'eli v'ruui (.'oiiii-.iuy, i . I
don't iiP'aii thai. caei ly !u. - -bin 1 ,
ilily liop you areu'i too late."
"Too bile!" I j,Mped, iu:kina
eluteli i t my yellow silk i.uk."t hind- j
ii 'iehicf and wipin;:' the drops awav j
t roui Ihe liald spot on the crown of my j
"There was a y oimjr fallow here
this very iiioriiin," went on Mr. 1 n
:loii, ryunplin hi-, hair about w i.h o.io
hand in a dilraeli'd manner, "upjii
!ho -i'i f-ame hn-iiies-, and"
Nol ISrtiee 1 1 i rdenbi oi K ?"
"Ve , l'.riii'e 11 irdenluvok I lie veiy
poi son and 1 told him to I I pive
him my oanrtion and I've j.ist Kent
lip a note to Fanny, denn ing her to
liavo no hesitation in pro. unity accept
ing the ;eiitiemi;ii who would propose
lo her this afternoon.' !
I gave a feeble gasp and rubbed my '
Hi!'," alb'l thn (dd goal ioinaii, ;
witli a suddi'ii inspiration, "l didn'i
luentioii any names, thank goodness, i
ind 1 don't, ro upon my word, why j
the note shouldn't niiswer for you jil-t
us weli as f r Il.iiee 11 irdenbroolc, if j
you only get there a little ahead of !
jumped up and made a ;;mp for
t'otiUln't eoii'du't, you go with
"Iinp'.v.iib!r;--l have two important
appiiiiiiiiieiita but you wna'i need til'
the nolo p.ives tins way. (iood
evening, Toi'ijuaiit-i ; 1 wi-h ymi a 1
puHsiblc success !"
As 1 liahod the nearest ouiuibtts and
leaped in, lite iron tougtt.) of old
Trinity tolled fi in deep bass mono
syllables. 1'ei haps--pel haps 1 nii;;hl
yet bo in time perhaps linn
llardeiibri ok might be cucli .1 fool ns
to be idling away the iieious mo
ments in that big, ca-y chair al ihe
club rooms. Il was barely possible
and my heait gave a bound at I lit?
Fanny was at home, for in I rang
(ho bell I Raw the flu! tor l her blue
muslin dres from the French win
dows that opened on the balcony and
the next moment she admitted mo her
self a tail, beautiful jiirl. with li;hi
brown lair bnt-bed away from a low
wbi e forehead, ami eyes like shady
tvc'.ls of light.
-1)0:11' mo, Mr. Thistledown, is ii
really you?'' idio exclaimed, roquct
lisli'.y. adjusting a ro-e in her hair.
Kxciiso toy opening the door: 'llio
s"i vauls tire gone to Michael S.mie
hody'i) ttitko,' and I'm a I alone.''
Not entirely alone, for u man's
ha' bung on I bo hall stand lark,
speechless witness! My le-art stood
si ill. At llio same in 'incut I caught a
glimpse of my face in the oval mir
ror tibovo. It couldn't have been red
der or more shining if it had been oiled
mahogany. However. I gave it a dab
or two of my po ket handkerchief
and boldly entered I ho parlor.
Jil-t as I expected, Hruee llar.leu
broi'k was there; but. then judging by
hi nppearai e lie had only just ar
rived. Now was my time; but how
was :i fellow to make love with Hriice
II :i denbrook's cold, critical eye full
on him, and the amused curve of his
lip. varying at every word 1 spope.
"1 I was thinking of asking you.
"Vc., Mr. Tliislle.'own."
llui my courairo failed me al this
evivu f ul moment.
"If you'ro mu.:li troubled with
inosipii'oes in this neighborhood?"
"Not nl nil;
ltruee was laughing I knew he
li i wis, but I seorned to look til.
b in. I felt as I had been taking a
ba:li in liquid lire.; was I to be trill, d
at I bus ? Never !
"Fanny," I resumed resolutely, "I
Foil she jumped up with an agonized
Hush ! wasn't that a man's step in
t!ie basement hall? I am sure I hcaul
i!. K 1 1 hi i o n has li ft the door un
bolted, and llio hottsfl is full of rob
bers and murderers! Oh, Me. Thistle
.1 iw n, do- -d) run dow n mid sec"
She shrank into a c orner witli the
prettiest cowardice I hail ever seen.
Now I'm not, as a general thing,
pai ticuiat ly partial o the company of
burglars and house breaker, hut what
was a in in to do (bus charmingly ap
I -m"t be afraid, Fanny," said I,
snatching up the guitar case valiantly
and in King for the lower pari of the
i.nu-e with that weapon of siggres-ioii.
Come mi ll'irdenbrook we'd make
'em stir around pretty lively, or we'd
kuMv the reason why!"'
lliiilenbrook followed, rather un
itary lo my expectations. 1 had half
li'-ired his n in lining behind lo com
fort the frightened dove in llio blue
in nsl in feathers.
"Von look in llio kitchen, Thistle
down, and I'd examine the cellar, '
he said and 1 promptly obeyed. I
io. ked under the diessi-r, behind ihe
tables, even beneath Ihu great bras
k it.le in the corner, but there was no
Il must have been the ca', Harden.
brook," bawled I, "foi The
U-iii e how came ibis door blnu''"
I ;ave the handle of the door an
energetic turn it was fast kicked!
Aad now lite truth began lo dawn
iliin'y upon my perturbed brain. The
ca-1 was clear and vie:ory belonged
i Ib ucc II irdeubrook !
In vain I shoaled until my lungs
were hoarse ji vain 1 I allied the re
lentless door; noihini; but the echo
n wiirdod my (illiirls. Nor was the
' iie of my involuntary eoiitiueiiieiil
p i: lii'iilarly in v ting. It wan dark,
.-lose and inlens-ly hot cirriiiu
s ance easily accounted for by ihe fact
o! a white-hot lire glowing away in
range and no particular circulation
. M-ept tli.it of (Yolon bugs across the
a I sat down on the brass kettle
..i I wiped the streams of perspiration
i in my foiehead -.i modern S .
!' .1 lilololU' w.
1 gnashed my teeth an 1 upset a
: "i colony of frying pain in dc-
I sprang up and r.ltlli! i 111" do ",!
etieo more, shouting at Ihe lop of my
lungs; but .-ill to no avail. 1 h iked
al. Ihe wail ,eal a ta'loo i n the
bra- l.eliie cob Ihe guitar case. V.iin
ell'ul-. 1 iiiihl as well have at
icmpU'd lo in: k s ni -elf heaid fi.vn
Ihe great di.ligni.i of the I'.usijle. All 1
then I I'cinb.'ied the piobabio tuii.
nll'.iirs were taking lip :aii s, ;m 1 ut
tered a l.ol'ow groan.
"If I ever gel out of this fiery
I'uriiaeu a'ivc!" mid 1 lo iny-clf, em i
eeticilly, - -1 i t let girls and matrimony
Sillieiimo crept i.w.iy, every mo
mi nt seeming I kn an hour, and I
heard Ine hh-irp little ki'cln u cleck
st'iko eigiit, nine and ten. wi h a
keen sen.sc of ihpiiir al every lime.
Should I Itev.-rc-c ape? Win I doomed
10 be roasted a'ivc?
Al length lb" uii'iiobir.y of silence
was reiicvid I y ihe sound of fn ilslcps
ii'iii'ii; down Mio iiarmw stair-, and
(i-odi'ii's voice exchiimed :
. i . : I - II .in di K ithlei II w here
the lui-i hi. f ;m you ad? What's Ine
kilehi n linn.' linked lor? I'd dis
charge i very o ic of yo I o: - IlaKo!
thieves! - iiiurd- r! oliec!"
Aad ioiest ,loli tiled bis revolver
aiiules-ly into ihe kitchen and filing a
heavy hair after it.
"(lordon! op ho'd on it's I,
To.-qil alll 'l'lli-li"i!(iVll !"
ThMle.hiw ii ill loy ki.i h' ii! I do a't
beileve a wo del' il. I'o.i.e. I -ay!"
Ibil if .is I and I'm u 'aiy de:i.l.
S ii i our ban ling and listen lo tea
o.i, I .-.lid rather vindictively, for Ihe
slender thread of my puiier.ce was
rapidly diniliil-hiug down In nodi ug
at all. "Let me out where there's it
bieal ii of fresh air and I'd explain
Too astonished old gi n leiii'iii led
me up Mail's in n the gas-lighted hall,
ive.liiig iiittch ill Ihe wilted ap
peal aneo that I pii'selllcd.
"Now, then, wdl you be gi o I
enough ii tcil me what a'l this is
al ien. I cine honi; itt leno'cu k
ami I'm 1 my I oilso open and empty.
I ..n linw a iu:o my kitchen ;iud li ml
tin: president of the I 'el i o eltlil t'oiu
piiiiy mured up aiiioug lh t o.s and
pin-.' A : u 1 asleep and dreaming?
( r have lien berel'l of my m ii cs?"
F r-!." I interrupted, "where are
1 1 iidi id k :.nd F..iuiy ?"
Where? How sl.oitM I know!
Aim her iu :erv, 1 pressiiinc. "
"No uis!eiy ill all, sir," said a well
known vo'ee, iis i'.rnce Hurdelibi ook
came quiet up ihe final steps i i.d
in o the hail, w ith Fanny le.'.ien ; on
his arin, the poliiee-:niat.: cheek'j a
-l.iide leiblor than ever. : u I the bright
hair it listening u oiuidlier face, "hero
w e i n li ;a e"
An I whole have oit beiii':"
O i ; !" net married, sir."
M irrieil '." cried I.
Mar; ied I " idiot d Mr. (inrdou.
You told mi! in o;tr noli!, papa (o
aciojt tit in pionijly," faltered Fanny.
Illli I didn't -lippose you we: ego.
ill", t be as piniii: t as all this,'' said
the dis, o ntiieil papa.
1 i i-iiiaiiit'.l t i bear no mole. Wh:t
ilele lied mi n 'I'd cares t linger mil
urey li e .-n'ln-s of Ins ii;tt and dis
coinl'l in? Tuin'tiga deal ear to (inr-i!ou'-a
oolnlc, an I ciit eit'e rc-isl.
ing I'.i -lice's hvpiii'i ilieiil coiidnieiiee and
FaiiuVs lie I lu' eyes, where hmgl tvr
and ( oinpa-si. u bleu. I'd into bew teli
n,' light-, I ut on 1 1 iv hiit and shook
Pi ' ilu-t of thai maii-kii oil my feet at
oliec and Id ever.
in I t ial was in v !:i-l courtship.
Alhiiuy Tim ' -I'aiou.
'Hie Sj inliolie Itarher I'ole.
Of ail symbolic signs noiii; is bo an
cient as the barbel's pole, and lew
have been the e nise of so mtlcli iin i
quai ini re-earch. Accor ling to the
Vheiiiau Oracle,'' the ancient Ko
mans were si boneliied by the. work
of the lirsl barber ihat came to their
ciiy thai they erected a statue to his
iiieiiiory. Anciently barbers ncleil in
ihe duil capacity of surgeons and
hairdiusseis. In Koine, they hung out
b sini nt lief end of poles, so that
w ound d soldiers ami gladiators might
obs i ve them al a distance and know
exactly where to go to lind relief.
The parii-co'.oted polo or stall' is said
lo indicate that I ho barber did "bleed
ing," ihe colored stripes syinholing
ihe strings or ribbon thai were wound
around the patient's arm while ho was !
being pblcbotoiui ',1, Two hundred
years ago Kuglisli law compelled bar. j
hers to display "a blood pot on a
striped pole, the whole lo be sur
mounted with a symbolical cloth of '
red material. . iufs l.Vpublie. j
Immaterial to Him.
Servant I've been everywhere Mr. i
Smith, and 1 can't find a single '
Mr. Smith Well, I don't, care auv- '
thing uboi.it its ma'riiiionial condition, j
Uet a liiaiiicii goose then. '
im.!i'i:vs ( tin ms.
i:i mi-.i ri r M' wa i ith.
A I'liinlileli e yell iw a- C.-.M
- il pel. In -I oil a I'd en i r
U l.e.-i :i ;:i M-slnippcr. Wiary ,i:.il "'.I,
'.Hue a'.oi. ; II !l a skip an 1 .i !i"'.
(i 'i'l in rai.'ii.'," cri.'il le . ' M -. I'.iiin'ih.--h.-.-:
Yuii sc. in to have cun.' ton s..j. :"
'I'lie ifi-assimpper p in-e I mi hi- w iv
And tli" i;:h:fali liiinehe-l u j. I. knees
"Why ti-niihlclliis sin .shiny ,1 o ." .,11'ith he.
'Willi -c!leetioli like Ikes, .'
1 Mlow Ihe tiii le f'U- v.lci !i I w:i ni.tde;
W'cc.iu'l all l.e wise l-nnil lt i . . s."
"Caly ins. els like yen. w lw have n. '. hit. .: lo
( in keep up a perp.-tii.il li-'i'l-"Tin-re's
a tune lo l.-o sa l.
Aii'l a lime tu la- cjail.
Ami a time liolli Inr v! ki i .' : n '. -'..'i-pii'.;.
For men to make liieie. .
An. I i- i to make limn y.
A ml lie- lo .lo not hln' I -u! Ii.'i'i'in ;. '
- ;Si. I .niiis lii -p'll-'ic.
a st i. i: nt.i mi s. t w.
There is a iit: e yiri down in nsmidl
(own in (leu "in who aiiiui-'aes all Ihe
pcoplo who kn-'W her by h'T wonder
ful piiiao pl.ii:i. She i- only six
years old utid sir h a tiny thing thai
when she is sealed o:i I ho piano stool
her feet do not toio b the floor.
She is the ynii!i.:e-t of the family
and has un brothels and s'fiei-s! This
wonderful little musicians nam-' i-s
Vivian Tluiiniii'i, and her falher, who
is ;i well-know u railroad man, is very
proud of li. r, you may In! sine.
Vivian li.is brown eyes prclty,
hiiighing eyes they ale and thi' k,
yellow c,i:!s. .-ii can play any piece
en the piano thai -ho has ever hcatd,
and l hey .-ay mill I play for hours,
always piayiug a different tun-;. I'oes
it not seem bard, iilile f-'lk", tint
seine of von have to pi act ire so ban!
just to learn one pice ', and this prod,
igy can plnv wonderfully without
learning nl all? Hut d ui't be jealous.
Wolidetflll childicll seldom glow Up
to be wonder-. There have been
many young people w hom everbody
thought next to fairies, and who grew
up to be very ordinary, c.-iiiiiiom-plac'i
men and w'oiii 'ii. New York
w vr mi. hi i n w i. ci t .
"1 know who bis a ho. e in her
pocket," said da -U.
"How did y oil i-.ii -w ii?" exclaimed
F hel, il ashing.
"AN'hat's ibis?" and d-o'k held tip a
crumpled handkerchief. ' fi-und il
j.isi inside llio from door. Then I
siepped on a slale-peiicil in the. hall,
nnd I picked up a penny on me stairs,
"Why, I thought I pinned up the
hole light," intei rtiple.l II ln-1.
"l-i:iei lhueisoi: .' I'li:ii.-d up a hole
in your pocket!" sil l ! r mo'.her. "I
it : .1 iishamed of yon! Y- e had beiler
g. 1. 1 your ionui at .-:i. and mend il.
You'd have time holme lane-..''
"O lllnlhl l-, I'lll ill : ee I :.il itiiciesf
ing place ill ibis story ! Can't I doit
by and by ? ' and II hel looked lo see
how Many pages tu. ie Wele ill the
As Mrs. Fniei-soii mule :u rep y,
F.t l.e! siitit her book, bin took it wiih
her lo her room.
Her linger was in the place where
she had been readiii", and -be sai l lo
herself, "1 must read jn-1 ii Utile
further, am! see if Mi died linds hel
tickets. It will be too bad if she c.in'l
go lo the co.icert. "'
Then sh hhul llio bo ik with a
"I'm careless enoiiL'h, I 1 1 1 I won't
lift di-ohedicnl, too. I won. lor what's
lo t in my pocket, any way. ..odnsg
me! how near letmelo forgetting
this," anil she (ook mil an envelope.
"Mother," she said, as Mrs. Finer
sou fit mo into the room, "1 saw L'ncle
dohn this nun iiiu j, and he told lue to
be sure to give you this note. It's
lucky 1 was going to ineml my pock
et.' Ye-," replied her uioiher, after
she had read the note. "We should
both have io-t a treat i. you had for
gotten il. Ib wairs us to meet him
lown-lown, and go to the Musical
Festival wi:li him this afternoon.
"dii-t think!" sai.l F hel; "waal if
I'd lot that mite mil of inv pocket!
And. O mother ! what if I'd kept tin
reading and hadn't minded you!"
" Yes," repli-.I Mr. Fmerson,
"(here were two chances of losing Ihe
concert." Voul h's ( Vmpaiiioii.
A Serious O. fei t.
Trivvet Why don't you marry
Mis- Kitti-h, if you arc so much in
love with her?
D.cer I would were it not for an
iinforliltiao i in j ediiiieni. in her
Trivvet What sort of an impedi
llicer She is unable lo say, ''Ye."
F.picures are excibd by hearing that
i in- supply of terrapin will be ihe
Slllailost for yCilia.
inn ri(.(;i:si mhn.
Alll.. rii'.llis Will) Al'C Mtlt'l) Tllilop
Tlblll !ll. AVlM-f.
Tl:.-i iloavio:.! Man in the Work
is in Inrli.i.
1 .... ,. , ... ,,
I tie bMget man i'i Ihe v. oi hi, a.--
1 ,. ' . ... . i.
i-.ii .lni!.: lo ihe until. u iiims at J.i-.ih-
...'.. . , , , ,, .
f I '.iu lile, lud., who wcirihs
"i;n k. and iaol teii s. en bv I bo di.cii
.. , .. ". ,. ., ..
I iiirccr ill that peaeeliil Utile ii -
!a-.o wl.ei'liiig his riviuoii; boM baby
; along the siiaets in a i cmmhulalor.
This pruci ssion of Craig .luu'.nr nnd
Senior ihu Ira'es one of ihe rem n ka
b e (plaiil i"s of the couli-iopni ;u v i
nits he is neither the fa ll. r li"l' the
-on of gi nils. ,1 ihiiny Crai", dr., nl'
I'.inville, is n.'t above the .. verage -ie
of i hildu li nf hi- age, and il is said
thai this ict eau-i's his fal her liilteh .
: secret sorrow.
The bwesi mail in N-w Y,-,k. and
in other respects one of the luo-l in-
j te,e-.i,.g. is ,ol, A. Scatoii, I h- col-
oied watchman ill (he Kqititahlc linild-
ingot, Lower Itroa-lwav. M -. S.-aton
is i'i feel 7 !- inches in h' ii'ili, and is !
So s; in 'l: ici ly piopoilioued llia'hi
j.'.ii pounds give him, if anylhi.ig ii
slii'.ii.-sq-ie, not to .-:iy slender appear
i ance. lie is quiet an I minliiru-i e in
hi- demeanor and partakes of that
eo.-u nature wmcii i- su i . be :;en- ,
cr illy characlcri-tie of giant thai is.
'.-i. i n Is of today ; in oid l.'nu-s I he giaiil s
: sc-med to spend lii '-l of their lime
r-'iiiuiiig widi larg" clubs throng n
dense forests in a bad !iuiur. and
: huugrriiig greatly alier human f....d.
j '''I"' biggest ilciiii-l in the world,
; who i.-, in all probability the uio-i gl-
; profe-sional man of the lime,
and who is said by people w ho oaghl
to know to be by all odds tin- hi;
, man in I'.iri.-, w as observed not .ia;;
a strolling al .ng I'. fib avenue in
New York. lie i- II,-. (i. (-. Daboli.
' who used to live in I'.nlh.lo, bat emi-
itraled lo the French capital lirod by
. the bril.iai'l professional success of
I'r. I'.Viiiis, who is siii 1 to have j-m
goal iuo halt the crow lie I head- in
liiropi'. It is darkly w b'.spered about
llie I'.i! is biiuleeai-.N Ilia; r. I .,b,i
does mil need forceps m pu'i tcein
Willi, I'll! is able In s.-i. li Il'i'lldillg
molar between hi- tlagi'i s and 1 Ii ll in I
alio ne ierois,y nil ii limn n sm-hi",
I'nis may be only a cana:d. I'm; it. is
ll mailer of history that Dr. I ) dmll
was Clio, sen for to come I'mm Wit-h-
itigton ami give dental alleiiiion t a
picsident of the Failed S ates. II is
I', feel in inches high and I I'liliU'kilbly
In nad- -houi Icred lor iii- heigh!.
( l.e of the taile-l iii--ii in this on Hi
ll -v : and. u nil further iviueu. e, ii,
tiiile-t. is .(.nil. 4 Murpliv ,.f Itri-k'e
i reei., i oopiiii i 'iiroy. (..i .com!
stands 7 feel high in h:- sioeking feel I
and weigh ''iin pounds. Mr. Murphy
I wea-s a No. lo shoe and. as he is said
lohaveawi.l of his nw ,., no doubt
, iiccoinpiishes something when he puis
, bis font down.
! The strongest man in the Northwest
! is F. F. Kendall of Seal tie. On ihe
occasion of a recent te-t of his ext ra
: ordinary power Mi. I endall agree I lo
put troui shoulder lo arm's length a
I Ill-pound dumbbell oft Mier than eight
. strong men could do it. Fight of Ihe
lii'ist igorous looking laborers at
I work g! M. ling ahoill : be ( 'on my Cm t
house were matched again. him.
ken. lad kept lime witbeach of ihcm,
, and after the ei-ghlh h:id given up
from sheer exhaits'inii smiled plea
aiilly and r:iu his score up to an eve i
thousand. He has a brother w Ii .
holds llio world's I'hampioii-hip ai
pui l ing up dumbbells. j S. lauiis I,' -
.ii i: i.-.
. . , . .... ...
. Il K ksol I lueies in ( it v Stores.
"Th-i babe trick," said a detective
connected with a big New York store
- to a sun i-eporter, "i, a, old as civiil-
,M" " if Mi" "' lf '"'
; weie to eoinc in here iule.iding m rob
ihe store, or any male person dtc-ed
in ordinary man's eostuuie, you w ould
have a poor chance, because you bale
nothing about you lo conceal 'goods in.
Y.'iir clothes are too snug. You
might drop a knife into your pocket,
or a ring, or some other small article ;
' but wbal could yo'i do wiih a piece of
) silk? The lir. t requisites is flowing
di apery, and in t Iin baby n ick the
baby carries the drapery.
Small babies usually wear long
I clothes and in their shirts stolen arti
cles are concealed. Here is a curious
thing that I often think of; There are
' pinh.tbly a thousand grown-up people
I walking the si reels of this city who
! when ibey were infants were carried
; into the big stores to be receptacles
j for stolen good-. !tv their ninlhei.?
j Not nece-sai ily. 1! ibics a.e fien
j borrowed or rented for this p,irpo-e.
j Tin? bahv nick is nothing more than
...-. ii.g tin li.iael in:.- .i ln: c l "i' llm
i x.ui-ss purpo-i; of cone -alia sinleii
I .jo. i. Is in lis n:-- shirt...
'! ui.b-.!. irick i- miteb niori;
;.'-;..l....n. lis none :-!..,--! -MlaiiiS
i I !.se... .!' a l.-abv I he W '-III ill
eal i i -s ,.:i I'iniiiel'.i. and the --..i n a: .
: r tiling tu. ic lie ''iiri'-d oil in ih.s
v :n il.a'l Mll would tlil.i::i::e. I he
"IIIHiIIm tii. I, is II devic" for I;e UO!-
ll.lieul oi ll:-.' Ji-Welry coui'ler-. 'lie..'
till- I in this
e ii ri'-s a mug ;. t"
it' valuable article
I drop-, iir.o ii aeei.h nl.iilv, nf c. Ill's.
i li'. sua w I t :! t c-p.ii i ' - -o inn.
lie: ve and -kill ih.it it i . .'!. loin It -i-i.
exi";. by cvp'-ll-. A e iio-i- hill
shawl i- the fav n it", f. r ;l. : :
air of ic-p' etnl'ii.iy ab ca:ii. -T
l.-.ir. Will i' the i I. .I-.', ii ..-: I- tlii'liei
W i: hi n the f.iids of I ,1, . '.- I . Tin
-tii-p.l I t"i '.- bag was one,. :, m ,-..., f i
"fie Willi w-'lll II ti.l'-v.--. I v i -
Iv a hii'ijc Im ispi:i,!".l i'i -!:; tin
I ",:'- '"" uilh :l '
ill l,:. :.ll. -i
j '' u lli'-h 11 ' 1 1'1""' 1 "r "r"
. '' " i ' -in'i.'.l i li.-' 1 """.
Many a .Unable a'M.I- I.:;- ';'
l:,':n'"1 in :l ,,,,!'i 1 "''' '" :
( .ivi ynm el ii. a a ha l a li. e:i u: i n
a ci iliiln.il . ll :i. " in .I: is -.a'.'. a::t
li. o t o - in i : ;.'i- Ii.ig. , , n- : - :
sid", :::.' -'ili-tiiiite 1 for b . ' c !
si e now why lie -'ore die:' i.- :i -!
have eyes not ..,,'y a. I a. . : i
In :t I, bill ill bis (,! s, V, s, ... e
i and tec !: i ol 1..- :. N -"A '' I'I-
'! he i.'iuv i'iel er-o! T. ci-.
j !'!. iiiuuoer of i a:: pl.-ke: - .. ; v.oil.
j ,.v,. r m.u nin iti I 'ai is is al l l- be
; .i(i.i-..; i,,.ay ihat ni.iny ne n ami
j w.,ii,.,i uy' go.liiiu' a living out of the
i ,,.(...,. i-nbi,;.!, :at is :i:rowt:
! ,lW.lv . n;, ,v .-, i ia,.,':-i-
,.,,,. ( t .,Vri!, s Homy
- Ha.-nie, thai ihe wei.:h: of h.-,:r w i.'.cii
i .-.j,,, eomh-. an I w iiich iie , iiif-
: ;', -nniers e.,, ,-: each m...-iiin j. is .
! i,.,,.,,,!-. This s..'., ,; o cuts pel
j p,.lti j ,',.. hai i' in .ike: : t!," .-al" ol
! won.icn shreds or that ( ' i. .- -trl!-,
! ,,.., .. , V1, ,r . ' , . , t ,,,. ,,..(
,., .,,,.,,;, !l( ,v, , .,. ,.ui,.;..
! ,... f il,,.... ,-,,;i!-.;;it:--i - a - '.iii'-s
I ( p'.-kefs. 1 .xu-t ,. a
sun! f.-i Mi
; : . i j i - boxc-
j Vunlhei l's j ro,i-ie!o
I Ju, u -o s in i hi I'limips i
i ,tlj ,,li n-- i
III tllat al l ,
1 1 1 : j ti
j i ,,-1 ..,0l I,,,, oi;,. , , !, : Caa
, j,,,,,.,, ,;,. n;!lbN, .,,, s. ,
! .... , .-, . ... i, ...... , . , ; ,i ,
ciiled (hiH'.'i Inns."
preiitle.'s aail are p.
A - lire ii as li l'i.-i-: , .
In si-tue nf i'n'!ll. all 1
led to eel w le t :
I in-r are
I.i': y V.
a ii..-- i
v ale " -i
( ll'il il lb ,-
I ii. v -tarve b
! . I:
I -!') I -ll.ileii
ll-. ! oVelprnll al.
: I . til ! 1 1 s v licit la j I icio r, i:i , betii
.,., ., ,,,,,;. ,il V ,i:iVl. .
Kiy ll0lUll!. , . ,,.,, .ilV..'. :;.v
,,.lV(. , ,,.1V ,.,;,, their mi-.-ralde
j, .,,,,;., y,,,, , ,, ,.hi
in the rag picki I's' niiaii'-r liiiiiyoil
w id in any ol her quarter of I'.n is, tli.it
is to say in proportion ! tie .. iiiitit
ber. rNew Orleans l'iea iiae.
Into the 1'liie llliipi let'!.
Algei ii. ii wa- w iii-pei ing ;o-. t-ithe
;irl in il'." gail. y gliintii.v .'!' lace an,
er .m . ! v v wan : !
m-.-k to eaieli hi-- w .o .1 i.
M u iiiiii-im-.y t h.-v lloat.-,! ....in a r.l
and fell upon lite perk. ; In!, white
J , ar. cr stal dro;s touch - , ! ,- -i ,1.,
and w akeu swcci..; mu-i, s ,.,
j i he i e.
! "You are so much to me." he -ai i
j "In all the do.'-u oars slu- e li -t m -.
he. nl res iniisive grew ;o woi.iio's
! sweet solicilude. th.-re has bi, i e
w ho-e lingers spat, lie. ! the octave ol
i i i . ., , ,
1,,. ,,.,, ;,., "I;vi
N ,,. ,,. ,, , , ,,,,
" to ,.. ll,e fa, ' a is, fan- ...i
j ,u.i (.Viim, ,, .k., ,,,, ,t
,,. ,-,,. .. -, .
rdi.l ih.etjh!-. its m i . , eli ng- cares.
Us in ! ive!e-s mat' i ia'i-tu. la vol.
'on enllii'e.l aii nr. dreaiiis a:e ie:,l
i.ed. i. iy hope- !" fit'! fruition eoulo,
in v de.iresl wishes made niv own.''
S'owly she lit', ed that fair, sweet
face Ii niil he;- -efi blue eyes looked
Then she lai I her Utile hand upon
"Algernon," she niurtii'ireil, "won't
you p ease come oil' Ihe roof.'"
And us Algernon elamored down
be. recalled the fact (hat he had tackled
a Cstcrn girl.
Frond Parent I've g.i a mighty
sniar; boy, remarkably smart, temark
t'uidid Friend Yes. il certainly is
remarkable, verv, rk-.-il News.
-.'One, 'J wo, Uiree."
I. -v.-.!, na fihi. ol.!. ohi, "hi holy.
.'.oil a I. iv who was half-past I href t
Mi l tie way that liny played Ingi'tlicr
''.--e liea'ililiil (" see.
h. ceil.ln'l ,0 riiiiiiini; and .iiuiipint;.
iel '.In- boy, ii" more eoiil.l In.'.
'-I l.e wa- a thin little fellow,
i'li :i thin, little, twisted kui'O.
I'tlcV s-i! in tile yellow sunlight.
( i it under the maple live;
.'. I iin- -:,iiielhal they played I'll tell you,
'.is! us it wa.- lol.l In mc.
t w.i- I li.!. -:.ii'l ( io-S. tk they were plnylns.
1 h ii-h vi'iiM never have known it lo
r itli .i.i iii.l. n'.l. old. ol 1 lady
A ii I a Ley with a lw i-tei! kr.ee.
i h. I-...V w.eiM lend his face down
i ' i hei nl. c Intl.- ..j'lnd rih! knee.
. o In 'd ijuess wk. re she was liidilij.
1 a . iie- es i me, Two. TillYe !
'i .-:: .-. r. it- lie eliem ('!"; I ! '
H '.vi.al.l cry. and hiurh with ;.''co
I- w - ;'! II .- riiiua ei-'set :
l: :t !,.- -iill h el Two an I 1'hrcc.
i .a i.- up :ii p-ipa's !.i"f br-di-DDiii.
I II lie eh- -! w i ll Ihe ipll-IT old key !"'
i'.i fhe -:.i I : -'V'ii are w.irm mil warmer,
' I'- .: vei reiint iiiit'. ri;.'hl." she said.
I: in'i '" tin' little eti.ihi.ard
! . : "i neaia's things used to be -
S" i: a.'.-' I ,- tin . -lot'i.-s pre-s, -rnn'ina I"
Am! le i"'.:i-l ! r with his Tlirce.
I'I . i, -le . - , . .1 l:.-r face with her linger
I'i, i w : w liakled and white and wee,
Aiel ie ii- -" d where the buy was liidiiiK,
V. en a . :,e and a Two and it Three.
Ve! t'.ey i.ev.-r li:id st 1 i rei! f nun t Unr places,
lie 1,1 ami' r the III il'le tree--1
! ..:-!. i. '. old. old lady,
:m : he i-.y w ith the lame little knee
P :- ' ,'.-;r, 'I :n' ol i lady,
ii.-l :i ' I y who was lialf-pust three.
! II. .'. Hunncr. in Serihncr
II! MtHllH S.
Working for edioi'tcr hours A fast
A i .institution d ::ui udiiicnt Ini
The in .ii who borrows imiibln finds
..ini-eli' ia the h;"i.s of a hard oredi
'.or. I '. i I boys are very promising young.
Mei':- iu-t before being laid over tho
. i.i li-:i : .i i knee.
Alihotigli we are !i fiiii-loving na
i n. cv.-ry man draws tin' line at tho
play fulness of :i ho-e.
Ibirg'ars wear masks, itis prosumod,
'o hide their i'lii-hes while engaged in
'heir nefaiioiis i.ei-iipation.
I. u nee a i-, .', en -llnw to "' t IJicli,"
iii. Ii re illy wa- a snorter,
!. .-: . 1 1 k he met ii on the .street.
At.. I wantc! In i errow n quarter.
"I.k 'iiiiitiy another popular rare,"
iciii :i: kc I the I'oricr-linuso steak, 'I
-icni In be in everybody's mouth."
i i- .Hi i i Iii;.) a well-cut suit of
l.e 'a - of tiri-.-v l.iat'tia!. It seems
' . ...oi. Vi iy :,"o.l tt'.ilil you ti y tc
II I bo. t yen thins thai coeiluca-
i , : i I-.- !- io a good many uiarriiigcs ?
s,,o-- We:!, wliiit is mai l inge itself but
i species of coi ducal ioi: ?
I low are you .getting along?"
n-kel ihe cuiiductm. "J'ni doing ft
I iving business," replied llio nia'i
who handled the lines.
Pay i about lowed! I suppose it
is pro; er io k: one's wife have her
iw n way in everything. Weeks
i'ou'l you go bothering your head:
he wi.l alb ti.l to ib il.
.o to the Ant.
In ihe chapter on cniiimunilies In
his ia-l work sir .1 - Iin l.ubbock re
peats in a pleasantly understandable
way his own reseat. 'lies widi nuts and
b. es. Wiih not less than loo species
fan!-, there are no two having the
-.Hue habiis. We are just lindiug out
.ion long-lived ants are. He has had
-,voi king atits seven icais old, alid a
pteen ant lived in one of his nests for
lifiecn vear-. I lo is certain that tho
nits of each couitnuiiiiy recognizo
-.ii h oilier. r.lolin divided one com
munity and kepi t in-ti i apail for a
i v eer and nine months, and the cud
-i - 1 1 they at ouee leeegni.ed each
o. i ' . , and were p rloetly friendly,
e ,ih- ihey iiliacked mils of a d H'creilt
i . -I, a'lh nigh "f the siime species."
ic .1 tin mad his anis diunl; with
v 1-m y and l-fl them together fiiends.
I'l.e tip-y nes had nothing to say,
on their friends knew ibem anil
dragged them nil to their homes,
where the besotted ones were watched
iniii ihey were sober. There were
ranger a nls among the inebriates,
and Ihe coiniuuiiily took thcuo nnd
pitched thi-iii into the water. Thus it
II is evident thiii they "know Iheii"
fi iends even w lieu incapable of giv
lug any sign or pa-sword." Boston
Tran scrip i.
A Sew YVav of Pullins It.
1'enelo o Do you notice anything1
striking in Ibis room?
Stay late No. D.d I look as thougli
Pcne'ope -1 didn't know but that)
you might have heard llio clock. ,