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The W liter Mill.
"The mill will never giinJ ajrain w ith
watrrtbat i putt.''
Why uiuurii tin- 'jn that h'.is sunk is the
Wfcy mourn the mirth that is part of the
Why mourn llio niatic whose notes are now
WIit mourn 1 he water that' gone past the
Tl.c f un of tomorrow will rise in the ea-t,
Theinlrth of tomorrow w ill grace a iiew
New uiusi ' tomorrow wl'! bring a new thrill,
New water tomorrow w ill run through the
The cool winds of Autumn may scatter the
The reaper will gather the bright Bh!,iiug
The grist that is ground wljl its purpose ful
li!. It needs not the water that's gone past the
What matt' r if Winter must come with its
There are joys whifh without it would sure
ly tie lust ;
The ice an I the sao.v c annot throttle the
Nor free." up the water, that ruin through
A new year will open with heaven' new
New hope will he borne on the zephyr's soft
New music w ill come with the rohin'it k'J'
New water will grind h new grit at the
II. i'. I'.it's, in the Christian Iti'piircr
It V (HKl.tuN IMiWMVi.
'Ah, I .i (ti'j 11, old boy! (ilad you've
dropped in. I vc got something that
I think will interest yon, seeing you
nre :i newspap Hint. Wiiat do yon
think of this? 'and Mr. Warlsworth,
of tin; linn of Wards worth & Blank,
lii.iiiii f.n-i 111 in;,' jewelers of Boston,
p'aced a paper in ihc hand of Iht'
"Ah ha! a goodly linl for some
one," replied tin: reporter us he read:
for the appreiicnslon of the criminals or
the recovery of the diamonds taken from the
tafe of Ja-pir. Sturis A .Taspar, lnlon,
on or about Dicunhi r 1st. Ji Is thought
tli it theg' ms have been siuiilu.t to America,
as no attempt'' hive lieen made to dispose of
them either In tii.ut Ilrit ilu or upon tl,e
t ontinent. li alers and olliccrs of the law
are eautioiied to he mi the a ert. Tlir jewel
stolen are of the li rt water, large stoma,
un. I the whole amount valued at i'.'JO.'i JO.
(Siuel) .I k-l'MI, SXLIl'.IS ,t JlSPAK,
"It would Lo like looking for n
needle in ( ho hay-mow, I should say,''
commented Damon, an ho finished the
perusal of lli notification.
"Very much," rei!icil Mr. Wards,
worth as he L Iks paper und re
placed it in Ins picket. "Vol it
would li i u illlli.-tilt matter for any
one to dispose of such a quantity of
diamonds even though I hey succeed in
gutting tlio. ii into llio couiiirv. Never
theless, it behoove in in tin! business
to keep n sharp lookout, ami to iti
quiro clo-iily where a stono coiii-m
from, Hut is brought in to mount. Jf
the rogues attempt to place their plun
der on the uiai kcl within k'ix ni)iii!ii
or a year, they will stand u very good
chance of being apprehended ; but If
they can nllli.d to wait, and liuvi!
nerve enough to retain llio diamonds
in their possession until tin; excitement
1 1 ; i a 1 i i 1 1 away, Hid thieves may be en
abled lo get riil of the gems ill small
o:s without raining suspicion."
Well, I Iiopo it may bo your good
forttiuo lo run aeros noinc of llio
npurkh'rs, for I would like lo seo you
eipluru tho reward," repliiiii Un re
porter, with a smile.
Who knows hut what it may
come, your way ?" retiu nod tlio jewel,
er, Iniiifliiiily. "Vou board iiimt of
tho iiic.oining vch.solH, and I hould
think might stand a pretty fair chanec
to hear of any Ktiiiiirgliu game, ami
by working up your information be
able (o claim soma of the ICnIisliinaii'i
five thoiiiiind pou lids."
"Not ho inucli nt a eliaueo as you
might iinagliie, my friend," replied
lhimoii. "True, I might have lo re
port tho arrival of voskoN, and of
collide Vint many of tlio:n, but if
there wan any smuggling detected, it
would only be my duly l write the
alory for (lie paper, nnd I could not
expect to receive any credit from the
antliori.iei for llio appieheiision of
tho guilty parlies, llul il wuk not to
'talk hhop' with yon Hint brought me
in. Do you too this?" and l.iuio.i
ho'd up a package, neatly wrapped in
uiper, yet not so disguisod but what
nnvone could neo Hint it wai a quail
bottle. "That i iomo rare, old llnr
gundy. At least tho steward of a
llrilish iteamor iilUum Ibat il i. Now
I want you lo eoino to my apartments
tonight and Ihk a band at a gamo of
whist, and you will liavo an opportu
nity to sample llio wine. WlnU say
"I would bo only loo pleased to
make one of I lie pavlj, not wholly on
account of the canlcnU of the bottle,
for you know 1 am Mimen liat ab
stemious, but to enjoy a quiet jjainc
Very well, I will lo k for you at
eight o'clock, (sharp, (ijod-by," and
with Utile ceremony the bustling jotir
n a ist turned on his heel and left li's
friend's place of business to complete
the arJu 'in labors of the day.
At the Lour of eight two reporters
and two jewelers, all old acquain
tances, were fcated about a lable in
I. moil's room, enjoying llieimelvci
hugely as they laughed and chatted
over the topics of the day.
At length Hie host arose and said :
"Now, boye, supposing we try llic
quality of the steward's present. 1
don't suppose tli.it any of ns arc con
noisseurs of wines, although we might
be able to know vrli.it would make a
good newpnpcr story when we ran
against it, or tell the quality of a picoc
of gold when taking il in hand. How
ever, we nil have ladles, nnd in this
free country, are al liberty to express
our opinions. So, Mr. Wardswortb,
yours, fiist," and the reporter essayed
to fill the glass of his friend.
Although Mr. liamon had carefully
removed the cork, yet to his surprise
only a I .cblc stream of liquid issued
"Ah," lio icinarkcd, "something
has fouled up the neck of Hie botlle.
Never mind, wc'il soon iix it," and
taking a long lead pencil from the
breast pocket of his vest, ho wiped it
ami ilini-t it into Hie aiieiture. With
a gurglo tho wiun bubbled forth, Htcn
a hard suh-taiice btruck Hie bottom of
'Why, if the villains who put up
this lJiirgundy have not left broken
glass in the botlle," cxclaimod Damon,
with ill-concealed disgttit. "They
must want to murder their custom
ers." S epping lo his bachelor cupboard
the reporter took therefrom ft (diver
spoon, willi which he fished out the
foreign subitanco and dropped it upon
the lable, exclaiming,
There's the thing which inighl
have been the cause of some one's un
timely death, and tho subject of ft
good article for the morning jour
A cry of surprise escaped the lips
of the jeweler-guests as each simul
taneously stretched forth a hand to
grasp the small object which had been
the means of so disturbing Hie equan
imity of their host.
"Why, D.iinni! l's a diamond!"
cried Mr. Wardsworih, excitedly.
"A diamond!" reiterated tlio repor
ters nghast with iistonishmeut.
"If il is not a valuable gem, I never
saw one," continued Wardsworih.
"What say yon, Kiehardsoii? ' turning
lo his companion in the trad .
"It is a htono of the first water,"
conclusively replied the experienced
d'fa'cr in precious iintali. "How
caiiie it in the bottle, do you Ktip
"Can it ho one of the stolen jewels,
think you?" asked Damon, his news
paper instinct leading him with light
ning rapidity to trace their "find" to
the steward who had given him the
wine, buck across tho Atlantic, even
to the vaults of its original owner.
"IVrhnps," answered Wardsworih,
his voice husky with excitement,
"ltut, quick, Damon, bring us a basin
and we will examine the contents of
the II ask."
It' the throats of tho quartette had
been parched with thirst, they would
not for an instant have, thought to
moisten their lips with a drop of the
His hands trembling, Mr. AVards
woi Hi struck oil tho neck of the liotilo
by u singlo blow of a fruit knife
which he look from the table, then
allowed the Burgundy to flow freely
out into the China bowl. With baled
breaths, Hie men watched tho glitter
ing spray as it fell from the jagged
edge of llio shattered glasBI
Diamond after diamond mingled
with llio ruddy wine, and sparkled
with scintillation which iln..led tho
eyes of the beholders!
For a moment the occupants of tlio
room stood about the lable, speechless;
Then llic jeweler grasped the hand of
his host, nnd exclaimed:
Damon, your ft i tunc is made I
The-e are undoubtedly tho jewels
which were taken from the safe of
Jaspar, Suirgis & Jus par, London,
anil the reward of twenty-live thou
sand dollars is yours. A small for
tune, my boy, a small fortune!"
Then if tho Englishmen's gold
comes this way, it shall be divided
into four parts, and you, my friends,
shall share with mo," returned the re
porter, promptly. But what is to
bo tlon ? I know a column exilu ivj
for the morning paper," and the
young man sprang towards his desk
with tho intention of writing out a
riTTSBORO', CHATHAM CO., N. C, FEBRUARY 2, 181K5.
startling ttory of ilia wonderful re
covery o the stolen diamond, valued
He was restrained, however, by his
friends, who assured him that to t tib
lish the matter now would be to serve
as a warning to the thieves ami thwart
the ends of justice.
'We will take the diamonds down
to my store and lock thcin up," said
Mr. Wardsworlli. "Then notify tho
police, who will probably arie-t the
steward, and tLeu cable across tho
"I am sorry that I buve been the
means of causing trouble to the man,
for we are old friends,"' observed Mr.
"The steward may be innocent,"
urged Damon's companion. "Di
you think if he knew the content of
the bottle he would be iikely to give it
away? No, sir," added Mr. Wards
worth, "you may re t assured Hint
sonic of the principals in the allair
have blundered, and blundered badly.
Nevertheless, it was a brilliant scheme
to smuggle the diamonds into America
by this means."
The jewclei's argument proved coi
rcct. The arrci-t nnd trial of the
steward of tho ocean steamer elicited
the fact that ho had been intrusted
with a bot;Ie of wine by an nequain'
ancc in Kng'.and, which he was asked
to deliver lo a gcnticniun w ho would
call for it in Boston.
There was no name nlt iclied to tho (
package, and he sitppo-ed il was ol
no more value than others of a similar
brand which he had in his charge,
belonging lo the ship's stores. He put
it in Ins room, and never gave it a
second thought, until on reaching port
ho was presented with an order for
the delivery of the wine. Being in a
hurry at tho time he handed the caller
what he thought was the right hottio.
Then, a litt'e later, when Damon
cunie on board, he made the reporter a
present of the one containing tho
The steward was subsequently nc
quitted hv the auihorit ic, but received I
his disnhargu from the steamship com
pany for his indiscretion.
Damo.i, the reporter, was given the
reward, but could not prevail upon
his friends to share it with him, tliey
urging that it belonged (o him and him
Oncea year, however, up the present
lime, the quartette sit down to a little
dinner together, and as may be sup
posed, the principal topic of conversa
tion is that wonderful bottle of Bur
gundy, whoso c intents were never
drank, though a portion of them serves
to enhance inucli of llio feminino I
beauty both in America and Knglaud,
although few of the wearers realize i
that their glittering gems wero onco j
eagerly sought for when lliey wero j
"Stolen Diamonds." Yankee Blade1
Why Mount n in 'lops Are (old.
Tho decrease of temperature expe
rienced on ascending lo llio tops of
the highest peaks of mountain results
from various causes; to say that it is
"becatp-o of the lofly altitude" is not
sufficient. To begin with, the greater
rarilication of the air, which is always
eiieounlere 1 in upward travel, neces
sarily diminishes the absorbing power
of tho air. The lemperaluro of tho
at inosphere is greater near natural sea
level because such air transmits tho
rays of the sun without decomposing
Ihein, and cannot, therefore, he heated
by them before reaching the surface
of the earth, where decomposition sets
in and frees the heat contained in tlio
Il Is a well-known philosophic fact
that Ihc air receives the principal por
tion of its heat by what is known as
"radiation" from the earth, and (ho
greater (he distanco from average sea
level the loss must bo the power of
such heat as a warmth-giving quality.
Another, and perhaps the chief, rea
son is that tho vapor screens, which so
effectually tempers (he climate of this
country and1 prevents Hie rapid dis
persion of the heal from the warm
earth, diminishes as we ascend a
mountain and allows the heal lo bo
freely radiated, leaving only its oppo
site behind. Si. Louis Uepublic.
A Dog That Fares Siinipliioiisiy.
The la e Duko of Marlborough, so
the story goes, did not liko dogs, nnd
when ho married Mrs. Hamuiersley,
who had a pel pug, it was decided
that tho animal, who was getting old,
should bo left behind in (he States
and "boarded out." Some liftceii
hundred dollars wero spent annually
on llio dog, whoso home is in i'hila
dclphia. It is, according lo a loca
pnper, bathed every oilier day in hot
milk and fed with chopped steak. II
wears a blanket out-of-doors. Its
kennel has divisions for sleeping, eat
ing and bathing, the sides being glass,
'Tiir iami or iiiTir. mini."
it , the land of litt'e people is a lovelier IsoJ
Viih Its mine of new-found trtaurc ransfy
glades and fairy tower.
Eirth her robe of choicest l a:!y sprods to
woo the tender ieet.
And the angels whispering round them
thrill the air with ac eM -weet.
Memory brings no pan of sorrow, troubl
lightly pass away,
Hojit's horizon is toniorn w, at. 1 ,i kr la
Kvery moment has its Mesh'.g, sweeter
thoughts ami Purer fV.ver!';
Yes. the land of little pimple i a lovelier
laud than ours.
I!ut from o'er the silent river comes to us a
pun r glow
Purer ccu than the sunls ams that Hie little
And l he love !im uf the heavens steals upon
the weariid er.
Sweeter than the angels whi-pers that the
little people hear.
And the wanderer, overstriven. liuruhled ns
a little child.
Knows the past is all forghen, and hi- !od
Whin around his faluriue footMeps ioir.es
the hl-fsing of the dove,
from the laire.-t world of any, from the
home of truth and love.
-;". ".Villi?. In St. I.oui Hi pnhlie.
! A (,'t I.I.K I.I II I. K AMU! I' AN.
I Al I ho big World's Fair, for which
I such grand preparations arc now be
I iug made in .'hica!o, there is what is
eailed an K quiinaii village. The
village consists of a party of men,
women and children who have been
brought from the far north to show
us, here, h iw people look who have
been horn and brought up in the arc
tic regions. It is very curious to see
tln in. Tho men are very short and
stout, w idi siiihhy little noses mid :he
fmmiot twinkling little eyes you can
imagine. The women arc shorter than
t ie men nnd have little, screwed-u;
faces, ju-t us if they wero shivering
with (he cold.
The K qnimaiix are very iiidttstri.
1 1 1
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i nre neat nnd quiet, nnd not at all
But tlio queerest thirg about the
K.-qniiiiatix village Ihc thing which
you want to hear about is (he arrival
of I hi co cunning little Il-qiiiliiau
babies. They are liny little creatures
with very brown skin and eyes, so
small and fat, (hat you could never
guess their color. I'n'.iko other babies,
llici-c little Aiiierico-K-qiiiiiiaux do
very little crying, tin I are content to
sleep all day in a tin .kin bag which
is slung on mamma's back. The last
little I'sqiiimnu baby, which joined
the village two weeks ago, is named
Christopher I'olumbus Tuktoosiua.
it M IAS AND lll.S l.lll I'l N Til! Oil.
Midas was a gentleman of antiquity
who has passed into fa'tde. lie was
King of rhrygia, and troubled very
much with (he sin of cupidity, ti ) ho
prayed Ihc gods that he might have tho
power to turn everything he touched
into gold. His request was granted,
Lut I ho privilege carried with it a ter
rible sting which very soon made it
After the king had put his newly
acquired gift fully lo the test by touch
ing all the furniture in his bedroom
nnd transmuting it into gold, he
staitcd lo take his morning halh in the
lake. He had experienced a little in
convenience nt having his bedclothes
become metallic, but he soon forgot
that. But here a most alarming thing
happened. As soon ns his body
touched the placid surfaco tho water
became rigid and look on tho Hashing
yellow Into of llio precious metal,
Thero it lay a mass of solid gold.
His ardor for making gold some
what cooled, the King began to think
of his bodily wauls and railed for
breakfast, only (o find the most
templing viands nnd luscious fruits
turn to the cold, bard metal when they
cauio in contact with his person.
Midas now begun to wish he bad
never received the miraculous gift.
But the climax came when his littlo
daughter bounded into tho hall and
rushed up to her father. He held out
his anus to receive her, but O, horri
ble to relate that fatal touch, and she
instantly becaino a motionless statue.
All her life had gone out and nothing
lemaiucd but a beautiful figure of
puro gold. Oh! that deteslablo metal.
Midas cursed the day he prayed for
llio fatal gift. His touch became a
p'agtte. His household becaino ac
cusing statues of cold metal. Kvery
w here it gleamed hatefully tip at him.
Then he prayed lo be relieved of the
deadly power and the gods smiled on
him and gave him back his child and
his household, but took away his
power to chango everything to gold,
nd Midas was happy. New York
'JAPAN AT THE FAIR.
Japanese at Wnrk on Their
j Hcadqurirteih in Chicago.
With Quaint Cos
ine! Curious Tools.
dally men from Nippon land worked
nil day yctcrday at Jackson park,
says a recent issue of Hie Chicago
N'ew-IIecord. They worked because
Hie Japanese government headquar
'crs must be completed for the open
ing of the Exposition, and the lime is
short for tho undertaking.
Something about the quaint cos
tumes, the irood nature of the woik
eis, the peculiar forni9 of the sn ip
lures under way drew the e-owd t f
vi-itors lo the north end of the island
to w.rch tl.e proceedings.
The toilers are as picturesque as a
bit of old Japan can be. They were
at work on a temporary houe that
looked like a joke. The timbers were
solid enough, but there wasn't ft nail
In llic whole affair. The rro's-pieres
were fastened w ith piecesof jute rope.
The enrpenters u-cd no ladders ot any
sort, but climbed from ground to top
and back again with the agility of pro
fessional trape.Wt. Tne men who
worked aloft had bunches of rope
about their waist-, with which they
fastened the timbers passed up lo '.ln ni.
Over in another corner of the in-cio-urc,
which prevents the workmen
from being overrun by spectators, is
a shed full of curiosities. There are
planes that look like toy tools and that
are drawn toward the workman in
stead of being pushed from him. The
adzes have long, curved IiMidlcs nnd
broad, curved blades. When tho Jap
anese carpenter wants to cut with hi
adze he holds the end of the curved
handle with both hands, turns the
Wade edge upward ami chops ns bii-k-ly
ns if ho really wero working the
right way instead of up-ide down.
But the liaiid-iaws are the great curios
of ihe collection. They are about as
long as a butcher's cleaver nnd llio
teeth are set with a
handle which is only
pieco of ood bound
slant toward the
a strong, round
to the saw with
a fiber wrap.
Tor all their implements seem but
toys the men achieve siirprioing re
sults. They already have the founda
tions of the three Japanese temples
ready for llic upright columns and
wero busy yesterday a-sorling the fin
ishing material that win shippod from
Japan lo go into 1 1 to superstructure.
The working costumes of tho men
were ns curious as their implements.
A blue-colored cap with car-mulllers,
a heavy blouse over a tight ln'ing
shirt ; trousers that would do beauti
fully for bicycling, they lit soeloso;
felt or clo:h shoes, some with flapping
Poles, and nil devoid of heels that is
the gaih of the laborer from chi ysan.
Walching the Japanese at their
work, one can understand why they
captivate the foreigners who visit their
country. With all the urgency of the
contract, there is an amazing absence
of foremen, of loml commands and
violent nnpivcaiion. The laborers
move about as serenely as if it were a
pleasure to work. When they nddre
each other it is with an inflection of
courlesy and good nature that would
drive an Aiueiiciui "boss" into frantic
suspicion of mi impending strike.
While the at list was sketching some
of the men, the others quit work long
enough lo puss judgment on Hie
sketches and then went back lo sort
ing timbers is though such pauses
were the proner thing, even in a rush.
A Whale and Her Calf.
A Companion contributor, an old
whaleman, says that he onco saw a
whale calf kil'ed, an 1 has no desire lo
repeal the experience. Il was oir Hie
coast of Lower California. A whale
had been killed nnd the boats were
towing it toward the ship, when the
1 men caught sight of a largo cow whale
j with her calf, at the windward. The
j fourth officer east ofl from the low
and went in pursui'. The boat soon
came up with the wh de, but when the
: hnrpoouer was just re a ly to strike,
' she becaino alarmed, and taking her
calf between her liii, started with the
! speed of a race-horse in llio direction
, of (ho dead whale.
As sho noai ed it she slackened
speed, and the calf swam in her wake.
Presently tho young one see.ned to get
bewildered, rushing from one whalo
(o the other, and soon it broke water
right beside tho second mate's boat.
All hands had been cautioned on no
account lo in jure it, as such a proceed
ing would make tin mother furious;
but an Indian, seeing the creature so
near, could not withstand tho temp a
tion. He seized a lance, and the next
minute tho calf's life-blood spurted
all over the boat,
more, and the younj
A few niliuros
rsier rolled over
The cifiiecr was Hill chiding the In
dian, when the mother vt halo was
mCii approaching her off-pring. Slow
er and slower she swam. Ihen she
lay Hill, while quiver nf.er quiver
was seen running through her body.
In vain sho tried to make the little one
suckle. At Inst, in her despair, she
placed her llukes under it nnd tossed
it into the air. It sank and was seen
All this time the men bad sat mo
.ionless, watching the till'ccting scene.
Now they began to pull. It was too
late. After shooting out of tho water
for her full length and falling bark
again with a tieniendoiis splash, the
in 'tier made straight for I he second
mate's boat. The oflicer shouted to
his men to jump for their lives. They
obeyed, but tho mate aud the Indian
s.ood at their po-ts.
The ut xt instant the whale leaped
out of I lie water and threw herself
straight across the boat. It was shiv
ered into pieces, and the two men were
By ibis time the crew s of the otlu r
boats were leaping into tho sea, in
spite of i heir i like is' coiiitiiauds.
When the enraged creature broke
water again, however, a lance thrown
by the boiiib-gun Iran-lixed her.
As she swam round and round in
her death flurry she tried in vain to
reach the do id whale. Then she
rolled tin upward, and lay still.
The men clambered into the boa:s
again, and no doubt all felt, liko our
conn ibtttor, tliat one such spectae'e
was enough for a lifetime. Youth's
Tilt's I'se ns a Food.
Liebig taught that fat spilt up in
the body and that tlio free carbon com
bined with llio oxygen taken in in res.
piralion to produce carbonic acid, and
that il was by the act of respiratory
combustion that Ihc body heat was
maintained. Fatty feo is wero li
considered neec-sary as heat pro
ducers. Ueceut investigations, how.
ever, show that though fat is spilt
up and combined with oxygen in th.i
production of heal, especially during
muscular exercise, tho process is ef
fected in the tissii 's by tho action of
the cells, and not iu tlio lung', as fo
Tho use of the fat is now regarded
as three fold: 1. To maintain the body
bent. In cool latitudes, whero t ho
body is suljrct to rapid cooling, fatly
foods become a necessity, so that the
cat bo n may be easily stipp'icd for
combination with oxygen in coii'iimp
lion. Hence tho (Jreenlauder con
sumes large quantities of blubber and
oil. 2. To produce force. A niii-cu-lar
tissue is only produced at the cost
of oxidation in the tissues; tat is
rapidly burned elf during exercise.
If absent the tissues themselves would
be wasted. :. To prevent the use of
albumen. A purely albuminous diet
is wasteful. It has been proved ex
perimentally that a small amount of
meat food taken in consideration with
bread and fat suffices to maintain tl.e
albuminous structures of Ihc body
better than exclusively lean meat
Fat stored iu the body ns adipose
tissue is a bank on which the body
may draw for supplies of energy and
heat when required. It is staled that
in the Fraitco-t'ermau war of 170 the
(ieruiaii F.tnperor, acting on the
strongly expressed opinion of Kbstciu
that muscular fatigue could best be
supported on fat, give orders that
each soldier should have served out lo
hi in 1'0 grammes of fat bacon. It is
also a well-known fact that fat ani
mals bear deprivation of fod better
tli in t lii it ones. Pittsburg Dispatch.
Travelled on a "Oenil Man" Tiekel.
hive men can travel on railroad
tickets calling for the transportation
of a "corpse in a casket." The rail
roads have grunted this prerogative
without any fight. Tho case iu which
the decision was made was that of
Harrv Kutght of Denver. I lo was
sutl'ering from what was thought to
be an incurable disease and was
brought (o this city by bis sister for
treatment. On the advice of friends
she bought round-trip tickets, the re
turn portion of her brother's ticket be
ing made out for a corpse. Instead
of dying in this city Mr. Knight got
well and went back to Denver with
his sister, lie insisted on travelling
on the "dead man" ticket. Tlio con
dnc or objected at lirsl, but finally ac
cepted Hie slip under prole-t. Ho re
ferred the matter (o the officials of tho
road and they decidod Mr. Knight had
a right to bis ride back to Denver.
This action may have been influenced
by the fact that the Iransportion for
corpse is doublo a first-class farc.-
One square, one inaertion
One square, two insertions
One square, one month
For l&rgw advertiseuienLs liberal ecu
nets will be made.
One Kclic Left.
Our grizzled boarder never tired
Of crumbling find he nmst conspired
lo ridicule thing nowadays.
in contrast with u'd-fa!iioiU'd ways:
He'd sandwieti jereintals 'tween
Each mouthful of his t atinu'.
And sii'hs for thin.-'a that oive It id ben
He ever was iep atiii,,'.
'There hain't no more old-fashion" si nse!"
He ssy with enipLa-is intense.
"No more old-fashion' cireus shows!"
"So more oM-fa-hlon' r.-i"s or snows!"
"So more old-fashion' hearthstone li.g!"
"So more old-fashion' sieinhini:!'
"So more old-fashion' iiedaogues!"
"So more olJ-fasl,kn' pra iul"
And so he kept a drumnihw at
No more old-fashioned this or that
Till Mumni. our silent hoarder, cou-.'hed,
And said In accent crisp yet soft -The
while a mean ins k ancc he rh l
O'er rim ot lifted tumbler
Well, anyway. I piles- we've g "t
A real, old-fashioned crumb er!"
I.i-htnine express The teleraih.
When a man is on his knees beforo
a lady, the piesuturtiou is that be is
, b nt on marriage.
He I ran tell just what people are
thinking of me! She Indeed ! How
! unplea-ant it must be for you!
J Many a fellow who is conspicinui
' for bis sighs before lie marries turns
out to bo a very tin ill man nftei
ward. J Brown What do yon use barb wire
fences for? Hayseed S.i the hired
' man won't slop to rest eTery time be
i School Teacher Why were Ihc
prisoners who were executed called
j "poor sinners?" Scholar Bccau-e
rich sinners always get oil',
j The youth lnavcd a sirh as he mnrmure 1,
j 'ulte happy I'd he, that is certain,
If fringe only looked on my trousers
As well as it docs on n curtain.
! "Ni," said Many Spring', "1 never
' stand before my mirror any more."
"That determination, 1 presume,"
, said her sarcastic friend, "is the re
j suit of mature reflection.'"
He You say you love me, but can
' not be my wife. ! it because I am
' pooi? There are better ihiiiL's in Mio
; world than inoti y. S. - tite !i tie;
but it lakes money to buy them,
i Mr. Fangle I've advertised for a
i servant for a whole week with no re
i suit. Mr. Cuius Well, I adver-
tised for u good-looking help-lady ami
' had thirty-four lo select from the first
i Mrs. Dalton 1 1 1 you always have
good luck with your bread? Mis.
, Yoimgwed ye, indeed. Mrs. Dalton
How do y. u ma iage it? Mrs.
, Yoimgwed I always buy it at the
I "That lawyer wouldn't charge mo
j anything; for his services 1 snpposa
be has an eve to bind hob in the
i future." "Yes. l.'s as much a
case of paving the way us it is
waiving the pay."
lloslu for (he Voice.
An Italian sciiMilisl has ju-t made a
lew iliscovery which is likely to ren
der good service to professional sing
ers. From the vibratory inlbience of
rosin on violin strings our doctor
argued that a similar ell :cl might be
produced on the voe il chord-. After
dissolving a quantity of rosin in spirits
lie applied the solution to the said
chords by inhalation.
But, what is still more inni vcllous,
by adding certain siihtanees to these,
inhalations, dillercnt results are ar
rived a!. Ail. 1 tincture of ben, unto
your ro-in and the voice will jump up
tin octave; balsam of tolu will lower
il half an octave, whereas spirits of
camphor will extinguish it altogether.
Those unfortunate persons who live
next door to an opera singer will
llrolliers Iu Congress.
Not since the days ol the Wash
burns have there been brothers iu the
same Congress. llitory in this re.
spect will repeat itself next year.
Senator Coikroll, of .Missouri, will
enter upon hi s fo i' tii term, i n I at
the same time bis brother, lbpreseu
tativc Cockrell, of Tcxa, will begin
his first term. The Senator is the
youngest of (he brother by two and
a half years. But he has eighteen
years the start of the Texan iu Wash,
iiigton life. Both were Confederates
from the beginning to the end of tin
war Both attained the responsibility
Of thb command of brigades. The el.
dcr Cockrell directed llio famous
bittle Lone Jack. St. Louii
Hriggs Did you know Diadsl w
(Jriggs No. S 'cond time, isn't it?
Hriggs I didn't know thai. When
did ho fail the first lime?
Griggs When he failed to adver.
tie. Clonk Koviuw.