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When all the world in May-day,
And all the skie are blue,
iird Life and Voulb take play-d-iy
Among the Buds Slid dew;
When all tint world is May-day,
And clouds arc far and few.
When all t lie world is summer,
And dusks are poppy bead,
iove is tbe shy new-comer,
Who nrsta in lllv-beds;
Wheu all the world is Summer,
And cloud arc rosy reds.
When all tbe world' September,
And morns are goldcu mist,
Itegret may still remember
Tbe long-l"rgottcn tryst;
Wben all the world's September,
And clouds' arc twiliglit-kimeJ.
M'ben all the world is Winter,
Ami nil tbe skv, :ilunu,
t-ihosts' eyr. that Imrn and splinter,
In Ago's ashes form ;
Wben all tbe world 1 Winter,
And clouds are driven storm.
Madison t'awcin in Youtli'i Companion
A. WEDDING IN HAWAII.
r.v Pol. I V KINU.
It wn6 Christmas morning in Oaliu
tome thirty years ago, ) iliu ilint gem
)f tlio Hawaiia-i Islands, about which
10 much hag been said ami written.
I'lic little town of Honolulu ttill slept ;
Out out on the sugar plantation tlio
twittering birds believed in early
ising aud awoke J! ger Daring, the
oung niiistci of Wuikiki, with their
thirping Christmas enrol. He aro6e
ind went o the window, looking out
011 the sweeping plain, covered with
waving cane and the sandy slopes of
tlio distant hills on which tlio enchant
ment of dawn still lingered. The sky
was a ui.t$8 of pink clouds Heeling be
fore the lining tun, und Roger drank
n the beauty of tlio 8C0HO, (hough hi
leart was heavy and his waking full
tt disappointment mid unrest.
For the past two weeks he Imd been
xjicc tiiir tlio arrival of a ship from
F.uglaiid that bore a precious gift
Mary Jameson, his sweetheart; and
'jere was Christmas inoriilug and she
was still on the high seas.
In those days of slow-sailing 6hips,
bridegrooms couid not rush homo
from tlio Antipodes in a noitplo of
tvecks as Uicy can now, and many
limid women who have never before
left their native laud, bravoly took
llie long, weary journey around the
cape, to fu till their plightod word.
Mary Jameson was ono of those,
lime, separation aud infrequent mails
bad only soi ved to strengthen the dc
rotiou of I lii 4 pair of lovers; and
Mary , stilling many pangs ut parting
with her beloved homo and country,
'ind nailed for Oahu ns soon us possi
ble after K ger wrote her that Wuikiki
ivas ready and waiting for its mis
;rcss. Sailing vessels varied very much in
Hie time of their passage, and (hero
was really no cuusc nsyet for auxioly;
but Roger, who was burning with im
patience for the arrival of the "And
romeda," had felt the Inst week drag
ilower and nine heavily than the
ivholo threo year since he had left
England, and this morning, instead of
Merry Christmas I ho ights, his mind
was full of shipwrecks und disasters.
He foil that he would have given the
llelds bo was so proud to own, nay, all
tlio wealth of this heavenly uland to
bo in England wilh Mary on this
f.jir.e holiday. Tlio tropical vista
faded to the little church iu Cumber
laud laden with holly and mistletoe,
ivhcro they had fnt met. He could
hoar tho children's voices piping the
Christinas carols, and feel tho cold,
biting air instead of tho magnolia
Scented brci zi.
Ho could sco bis mother and the
children packed into the rcc oiy pew,
and his father beaming down from tlio
pulpit with message of ponce and
good will. A great wave of home
sickness came over him, und then ho
luiigliod ut his folly. At homo lie was
oily ono of i he rector's sous, whilo
hero he was inastor of all Wuikiki,
and bad already luid tho foundation
for a large fortune. Ho whistled
"Rule Hritannia" iu derision and, roll
ing himself up iu a burnous, stopped
out of tho French window into tho
garden. Hidden iu a grovo of pnn
danus trees near by was a beautiful
clear pool, where Roger eaino each
morning to but he. and sporting in the
cool water allegiance to his witching
adopted laud was soon restored.
"You can't biilho outdoors on
Christinas Day iu England," be
thought, contentedly, as ho swain in
(ho soft water that was so clean mid
clear that he could seo tho pobblcs
lying at I lie bottom.
A vigorous young man of twenty
live, however, cannot live on scenery
and reiLiuiaccnces alone, and by the
time Roger was dressed ho could have
seen no more welcome- sight than the
little table on the vcrandu that was
)( jng made ready for breakfast. Tin
servant! neve running around ih;
house, gentle, brown cieaturee with
soft voices, railing ' -Aloha! Alohu,"
in Christmas greeting. In honor of
this day that the missionaries had
tnugbf them was l lie greatest iu all the
year, they hud decorated tho house
with branches of hibiscus, and woven
wreaths of smilux and jessumine
aroiiuu tho windows; even the mas
ter's breakfast table was strewn with
icd pomrgraualo blossoms.
Roger and a pile of necklaces, gew
gaws and print gowns (hat ho bud
hoped Mary would have saved him the
cmbat rassmciit of distributing.
'I'm iu for it now," he thought, us
ho carried (hem down Hairs nud
called to tho steward to collect
tho woman servants. They came
slowly and timidly with downcast
eyes, (heir freshest garments donned
for the festival and (heir long black
hair bound and plaited with gay
'uiihala buds. What a picturo (hey
math', gio.ipcd together against :i
bacg."Ouud of huge cactus; their man.
ner, iJvS'ays genile, was us different
from an English servant's strong ac
ceptance of a Christmas tip, us (heir
loose garments and flower-bound hair
d tie r I from a trim cap and apron.
They kissed Roger's band iiguin and
again with gratitude and affection.
"Aloha! Molly Kismas, haolc!''
"Kc lolo inaiki."
"Kc haolc inaiki lou.''
"Alohal Alohal Mclly liisnias!
Melly Kismas!" they culled back in
their soft, pattering speech, ns iliey
ran away t their quarters to exhibit
and examine their treasures, leaving
him iu pcaco to his slruugo breakfast
of laro cakes, baked breadfruit and
Roger forgot bis healthy appetite
and swallowod I lie food mechanically
as he watched a sm:ill liguro that wa
coming down the narrow, dusly road
from Honolulu. 'I'll ere was no mis
taking the long, loping gait of the
A ship is signalled 1 English flag!''
called the native, and scarcity stop
ping ho was gono, to carry the news
on to the next plantation. For ut
this time tho arrival of aship was an
event, and tho arrival of ibis ono
doubly so, laden as it would be
with Christmas presents nud messages
Tho man was scarcely jouc before
R ger was on his way to tho town.
Could it bo Mary's ship? There were
several vessels overdue, so he must
not be loo sanguine. Ho hurried
along trying to keep down his excite
ment, and repeatedly telling himself
that ho would not be a bit disap
pointed if the sighted ship was not
On (he quay were gathered most of
the inhabitants of (ho little town, a
motley and pieturcsqua crowd; mis
sionaries anil their wives iu the gar
ments of civillz ition ; royal personages
and natives with Mower-bound hair
nud flowing robes; swarthy half-undo
bearers nud divers, their smooth
brown skins gloaming in (ho sunlight;
Chinamen and venders of wreaths and
lauhala buds for tho hair, all jostling
each other iu common curiosity.
The ship had just dropped anchor
outsido the reef to wait for the rising
time; it was the "Andromeda!"
Roger could scarcely believe his eyes
aud good luck. A sudden determina
tion scied him. Why delay? Why
could not Mary first set foot on the
island as his wife?
Explaining his plan quickly to a
good old missionary, who was con
veniently on the spot, Roger soon pro
cured a boat and six stahvait rowers
to tako them out to the ship. From
tho quarter-deck tho captain watched
(ho littlo bout put out.
"(io and toll Miss Jameson a boat
is coming," ho called to his wife;
for tho pretty English girl had
won (bo hearts of evory one on
shipboard, and bo did not doubt
(hat the approaching boat contained
her lover. "It's Mr. Raring, sure,"
ho called in another few minutes; and
his wife ru -died down the companion
way again lo Mary, who had buried
herself iu a corner of tho cabin, too
shy nud overcome now that tlio long
separation was so nearly over, to dare
How the captain's wife arranged it,
I don't know, but when Roger climbed
up the ship's side, every ono was on
deck, seemingly much more interested
iu his companion than iu him, aud he
could slip awny unnoticed to find
Mary in tho little cabin alone.
Was this really Mary? This lovoly
fair-hailed creature who seemed a1
most dr.zzliug in Roger's eye, in con
trast wiih tho dusky women ho had
lived among so long.
Wus i bit Roger? A moment's em
barrassment und hcaita'iou thou
their eyes met. IMue English
eyes do not change for time
or climate, and with a little cry
Of happiness, her journey ended, Mary
was in her lover's ui ms. It was odd
how suddenly her lit of shyness van
ished, though cci tiinly this bearded,
sunburned man bad little iu common
with tho young lover of threo years
before, and with what littlo persuad
ing she was wi ling to fall in with all
his rapid lover-like plans. So it came
about that in a liitle w hile tho crew
drew up in line iu their Sunday
clothes, (he good old clergyman bared
his gray head and found a place iu the
centre of his prayer book, ami tho
oupiaiu'g wife w hispered a hurried ex
planation among the woi ih'ring pas
KMigcrs. Then Mary came upstairs on
the ciptain's arm, looking more like an
uugcl than a woman, Rogor thought,
in her simple wbi'e muslin, as sho
ruood up to hi married on tlio broad
deck of the "Andeomcda." What a
bridal, with (he sunshine beaming u
blessing on her yellow bead, aud light
ing tho bluo bay and the distant
island into a fairy scene! The bells
calling to service were born softly on
the wind; and the earth, sea and sky
lent all (heir poetry to in iko the ser
vice impressive in Ibis wonderful
cathedral of nature.
What a welcome Roger's servants
gave the new bride, sirewing rushes
far up the road under the feel of her
bearers aud smothering her with roses
"Aloha! Aloha!" "Ka wahine
huole!'' -'Aloha! Aloha!'' they re
pealed, with smiles of welcome.
"It is Paradise," ci ied Mary, as she
caught sight of the tropical garden and
the flower-stKMvn paili up to her new
Yes, darling," answered Roger,
drawing gently into its quiet shade
"This is the garden of IMon, and we
arc spending our first Christmas in
Paradise together.' The Independ
ent. Prehistoric Ruins in Africa.
"I have Just returned from F.urope,'
said Howard Holl'man, "where I havo
sojourne I ever sinco my return from
Zanzibar, six iiio.ilhs ago. I havo
been persuing n course of investiga
tion in the British Museum that I had
hoped would throw some light on tho
rc-eul discoveries that have been made
iu Africa. Not far into the iuicrior
of Africa from Zanzibar I, in com
pany wilh others, recently discovered
(races of a prehistoric city of no small
dimensions. This city that I speak of
must have been a capital of some an
cient province or kingdom. It was
some live miles square and was sur
rounded by a wall of masonry, tho
foundations, with a few pr.'ji:ctions,of
which still remain and iudicu'o tin ex
cellent knowledge of masonry. Tho
wall was undoubtedly meant for pro
tection against enemies, for it was
strongly built and must havo been nt
least 20 feet high. It is now over
grown by great (topical vines, and
parts of it extend through iuipciiclra-.
"Inside a few re uains of houses
still exUI, and tho outlines of a great
temple or palace on tho highest ground
wiihiu tho enclosure. Some excava
tions havo been made and a few relics
brought to light, such as poitery of
the Egyptian type, and broken bits of
welded eoppor that may have coiuo
from a suit of mail. Sunn: idea of
symmetry must have obtained in Hint
distant period, fur the houses wore
built along streets or winding lanes,
the precursor of our inodorn thorough
fares. Tho whole is overgrown at
present by a mass of tropical plants
and great old trees that have been
standing for hundreds of year". To
what nation tlioso people belonged
cannot be told, but (ho ruins would in
dicate that once Africa's shores were
tbe seat of a great civilization aud a
great commerce." St. Liuis (ilobc-
Itousts of Old-Fashioned Crops.
AH tlio big stories of enormous
crops that were said lo have been
grown in the early hi-tory of tho
country must bo taken wilh sumo
allowance. Men do not mean to tell
falsely, but the guesswork about the
sizo of acres is not always veiy closo.
liosidcs, if crops wore grown on
stumpy land somo deduction of tho
area was always miidn for land that
was occupied by stumps. "N'o," said
(ha old farmer wilh whom we tall. oil
ibis matter over, "crops in olden limes
wero not bigger than now. I doubl
whether ihey uvcrflged as large. A
f hi in that has been kept in clover, will'
occasional dressings of manure, is no
growing poorer, and I believo '.hat
some of tho acres 1 now till (hat my
grandfather cleared up are richer in
available fertility nnd will produce
inoio wheat per ucro (ban bo ever
secured. Of course wilh the modern
facilities for harvesting (ho wheal
nop costs much lets than it used to
do, and this holds good also of oth'.'i
crops." Boston Cultivator.
cim.iH'KX'.s co i. r mx.
IF Vol' I'l lW.
We've just heard of au island faraway,
Arross Hie rosy sunset m-hs,
Where we'll send to stny fur a w ar rnd a
The folks wbo forget to fiy "plrase."
Wi i ,ack them off. the ill and tin- lialc,
In a wi ll-in:uined ship I'i-ihrr.
We'll hoist tbe sail and slur without fa
Itri;ardlcss ijuite of tbe wentln r.
And when Iliey come back thell be so
They'll sny "How'd ye do" on their kne'S.
Won't it lie a delight to behold the si'lit.
And bear tbeui iu cborus ny 'Please "?
New York Advertiser.
HOW To MAKI. .1 liOAT.
To make a boat you iniisl secure a
block of wood four inches thick and
seven inches long, and from it cut tbe
hull. )ig it out widi a chisel and nt
a deck on it. If the boat is sixteen
inches long it should be four inches
wide, and the bowsprit must b.1 seven
inches long. 'I he bowsprit is the
slick (bat extends out from the bow.
The mast must be tho same
height ns the boat is long. The rud
der must bo three inches long sind
uiul not go any further down than
the keel. The ked must be one. inch
at the stern und one-half inch at the
bow. Tlio gall' should bs six indies
and the boom eight inches long. Red
is a good color lo li-e iu painting the
boat, ft should bu punted a 1 over
(he but loin and pviulcd black above
the water line. The boat is now ready
for the sail. New York R-cordor.
KOOII nil; l.l I il.in i.V I.IKI s.
A suggestion llmt valerian sliouM
be planted lo antraei (h butterflies in
our parks is made by Mr. A. Ilens
iii.iii, No. ," Hurley street, Cavendish
squire W., who attributes to the
valerian in H -.'gout's Park llie profu
sion of butlei flies I here last autumn.
He says: S-jveral species of the com
mon whiio butterfly nro to be seen
every year nil over Loudon, but such
a variety of the vanessidi I never saw
before. Tho painted lady, largo and
small tortoise-shell, red a lmiril nud
the lovely pencock butterfly literally
swnrmcd on the valerian, which is so
uttractivo lo those species. 1 counted
on ono small patch which I cou d have
coveroil with my hat, four of the
above-named species. I. mdon News.
A in ttis; i:m.
A owe had (wo lamb-, am), having
Mile milk, one of (hem, a liitle black
f liow, was giv ti lo a farmer's boy iu
Cochise County, Arizona, who de
lighted iu pets. Fr nil an old earthen
ware teapot, with the linger of a dog
skin glove in its spout, ho gave (he
lamb all tlio cow's milk it could tuke.
It grew rapidly, nud for a time it was
a favo.itc pet; but in an evil hour (lie
boy taught it to butt, and when it had
become a powerful rain It ciascd to bo
a pet. Fortuua ely (he beast had no
horns, but his bend was hard, mid his
ever-ready propelling force immense.
Af or a time be became a uiii-auce,
and was put with a baud of rat He in a
distant well-fenced field. An ml
woman, not knowing that the ram
was there, attempled lo cross (he
lield, but 81,011 fonn I herse f rostrate
with a huge, black, wicked- looking
sheep standing over her. lb; wag
willing to let her abmo if she kept
quiet, but bent on tuii-cliicf if she of
fered lo rise.
Finding Hint l.c liked to have his
bead fondled, sho was quick to I'iko
advantage of his weakness aud get him
t II' his guard.
!io lay iu a furrow where- there
was pla-lx clay. (idling n well
mixed ball of this in each hand, sho
suddenly attacked both his eyes,
and by rabbing and pressing I he
sticky material into them sho gl
The ram was seen with his head in
the air liirniug round aud round, and
it look careful '.vushing to remove tho
The beast was sold lo a butcher,
w hoso apprentic) laughed ut (ho bint
that he might not bu able lo take
him along. Au hour later a pnssi r
by found the boy down ami tho
ram giving him a bunt every timo ho
The training iu evil ways of (hat
black lamb illustrates wh it is being
constantly done w ith human beings.
The slum-child might, be led into virtu
ous ways, but loft to surrounding evil
influences, ho becomes nt maturity a
pest to socioty. New York Inde
pendent. Breaking the Ice.
Sho If you don't 6top lotting mo
sit down on tho same rofa with you,
I'll tell papa.
Hahful Youth (much bewilde el)
Eh? Wha what will he do?
She He'll make you marry mo.
Thou he proposed. (JU w York
The Great German Iron Works
And Their Founder.
Seventeen Thousand Work
men Employed in Essen.
The work ej war lord of Cennaiiy,
as he has been called, is Hei r Freder
ick Krupp of Ksscn, Westphalia. He
is a monarch among gun makers and
iron founders, immensely wealthy and
of tremendous influence, but be is
personally little kuowu outside of bis
The great works at I'sscn were of
lublishcd by his father iu 127. At
first tho elder Krupp had only two
workmen and tho works were con
dueled on the most limited sculc; but
under the supervision of tho sou they
attained their present colossal propor
tions. Herr Krupp is the discoverer
ot tlio method of casting steel in very
lie sent to tho Loudon Inhibition
of 18 01 a block weighing forty-live
(Jerinaii quintals; and at the present
tJ mo he is able (o cast a block weigh
ing inoio than 40UO quintals. He
manufactures a large number of arti
cles used for peaceful purposes; but
bis name is more pai ticu at ly associ
ated Willi the gigantic steel sioe-guus
which the (icriunns used with such
terrible effect against the city of Paris.
In lfcOt the King of Prussia offered
lii in letters of nobility, which be de
clined to accept.
Krupp's factories, in which are em
ployed 17.0UO woikmoii, turn out til'
tho big guns willi w hieh the (ierman
nrinv and navy arc equipped and most
of lue machinery for ticrmany's ships
of war. To till up space and time,
steel mils, too aro manufactured, uud
whereas it is rumored that thciioimati
F.iiipcior is a silent partner in the con
cern, and (ierin iny runs its own rail
roads, the contracts for all mils and
engines needed are li'led by Messrs.
Krupp & Co.
Ksbcii is situated in the very heart
of that region of Wcs phalia where
coal and iron arc found in abundance.
Tho process of converting iron into
steel has been and, if I urn correctly
informed, is still kept a secret by the
linn. Rut few visitors are allowed
on tho premises. They arc conducted
around by a guide, who shows them
only so much as tlio firm thinks fit to
let them sec, aud in I he short lime iu
which the favored guest is hurried
through the cstublishmeiit, which
covers several square miles of ground,
he cun hardly tako wilii him more
than a few general impressions, of
which one is the greatness of the es
tablishment , another the precision and
order with which the work is carried
on, and a third the genial, eluborato
system which makes such au order
Every system, be it ono adapted for
tho management of u railroad, a fac
tory or evon a city or country, is a
growth. It found its origin nud de
velopment iu the needs of the time ns
Ihey sprang up, one after the other,
and had lo 1! dealt with. No one
human being could have issued forth
nt once the system which meets all the
wants of this immense composito or
ganism. Half a century ayo the linn
was' a small concern aud old
Mr. Krupp a mere bliicksmiih. lie
.'lulling from his liavcls he is said to
have brought homo with him or in
vented a recipe how to change molten
iron into steel. He made uso of it for
various purposes, was successful in
its adaptation for the iniiniifncluie of
steel guns, and since that time the es
tablishment has grown from year lo
year until it is now the largest and
Wealthiest of its kind in the woild.
There is, however, nuoihcr item
which makes the INson works tho
most noled in Europe, if not iu the
world, li is the care wilh w hich the
laborers aro treated. Ab hough nomi
nally every laboior is free to quit
after having given two weeks' notice,
a privilege, which also is accorded to
tho management if it wishes to dis
chargo a man w ho does not give satis
faction, changes raroly tako place.
There have never been strikes smoiig
tbe employes cf Krupp nor lockouts.
Tho management (which is railier of
n military kind) bus always endeavored
to adjust wages wilh the purchasing
po vor of (ho money.
This policy has kept tbo laboiers
contented. A cor iing to their earn
ings the y aro obliged lo contiibute
toward a fund from which they re
ceive aid in sickness and support in
enso they sbou'd bo disabled by au
accident or old age. A school is gup
ported by Mr. Krupp, hi which the
children of laborer (at least a number
of them) receive instruction. Hoowns
a number of bouses, which he lets at
fair prices, and run? a number of
stores, in which the laborers can ob'.aln
their groceries, clothing, etc., fcl a
trifle above cost. It is an excellent
thing that while be offers them lower
pi lees lie ir.sists upon cash buBinets.
Under no consideration is credit
opened for any one. San Francisco
The Presorvalion of Valley Fore'e,
Every American who lakes patriotic
interest in places wilh historic associa
tions wiil sympathi-! with the move
ment to set apart the Revolutionary
camp-ground at Valley Forge for 8
public pai k. Somo years ago th
houso known as Washington's head
qnaitus here and a few acres of
ground were acquired and restored by
an associaiion. The biil now before
the L-gislatuTC of Pennsylvania pro
vides that the title lo und ouncrsliipof
200 acres of hind shall be vested io
that Slate, so that the fortifications
and their surroundings may be main
mined as near as possible in their
original condition as a military camp
and for the enjoyment of the public
for ever. The establishment of tbe
boundaries of this park, with I ho
power to innungQ and maintain il, is
to bo vested in a board of ten uu
saliiricd coiiiiiiis-ioners, appointed by
the ( ' jveruor, :m i a sum of 3'i,)ii'J is
appropriated for llie purchase of the
laud and oilier necessary expenses.
The price per acre is to "bo deter
mined ti tiinalely by tho conns of
Montgomery t'ouiily, so that Ibeie
can be no suspicion (hat llie project
will be turned lo the advancement of
any private interests. The forts and
(he line of entrenchments are remark
ably well preserved, because (he bills
on which Ihoy were built are so
rugged that they havo had little vuliH'
for agricultural purposes and have es
caped tillage. A growth of (hick un
derbrush hai helped to protect them
from washing by the rains. Tho view
from the hills up aud down the
Schuylkill, extending for many miles
is very beautiful, nnd llie plan seems
commendable from every point jf
view. M'ardeii and Forest.
A lIulblay-l.tMliig People.
The colonists of New Zealand area
l.olidav-loviug people, says Pearson's
Weekly. There is almost au uvcrago
of ono recognized holiday to n month,
and it is a common practice for work
ing people lo lake two or more days
at Christmas, (he New Year and Eas
ter, so as to niako nu unbroken play
time of three or four day, including
Sunday. Then the great mass of the
people give themselves up to iiiiiiho
men!. Horse races, athletic spoils,
boat races and excursions arc carried
on iu every available spot, and lire at
tended by large un I well-behaved
crowds. The commonest of holiday
amusements, however, is the picnic.
Tho several trades, seels and societies
have picnics of their own, to which
Iho public arc cordially welcome on
the payment of a small sum toward
the expense of the ou'crtainincnt.
It is amusing to the railway traveller
to nolo, as lie passes through some
pleasant countryside, not one or two,
but perhaps fifty ditlcrutit picnics iu
full swing, each numbering scores ot
hundreds of guest". It has been said
with muc h more truth than is u-ually
lo be found in epigrams of this kind
that: "In New Zealand people me
like cattle. You need only turn a
number of them into n pasture and
leave (hem nlone and they will be perfects-happy."
On a warm and templ
ing Ni-w Year's day au enterprising
burgular iniht walk through a New
Z-'a'aud city and help hiiiHcIf, uudi.
Im bed, to tlio contents of most of llie
houses, dwellings ami strccis are
alike deserted, and the casual sojourner
who does n it understand the ways of
the place seeks in vain for somo ono to
speak to. Ity ti or 7 o'clock in Iho
evening the streets are lively with re
The ( real tires of Ocean Depths.
It would appear to have been lie
finitely established by llie researches of
the lnt fifty years that life iu some of
its many forms is universally distrib
uted throughout Ihe ocean. Not only
iu the shallower waters near coasts,
but even in Iho grower depths of all
oceans, nninial life Is exceedingly
abundant. A irawling iu a depth of
over a mile yielded two bundled
specimens of animals belonging lo
sovoiiiy-nine species nu I li fly-live
genera. A trawling in a depth of
about throe miles yielded over fifty
specimens belonging to twenty-seven
spicies aud twenty-live genera. Evcu
in depths of four miles fishes uud ani
ma's belonging to all tho chief in
vertebrate groups havo been procured,
and in a sample of ooz) from nearly
live miles and a quaitcr there wai
evidence lo (he naturalist of iho
Cba.lcngor ihat living creatines could
exist at the depth. Popular Science
Fotblns; to Do.
JTotbtng to do but work,
KotblDg to eat but food.
Kotblng to wear but clothes.
Nothing to breathe but air,
Qukk as a fash 'tis gone;
Kowbere to fall but off,
Nowhere to stand bu ou.
J'otbing to comb but bair,
Nowhere to sleep but in bed,
Sothing to weep but tears,
Nothing to bury but dead.
XOlhiug to sine but fons,
Ab, well, alas! alack!
Nowhere to go out out.
Nowhere to come but back.
Nothing to see but sights.
Nothing tc quench but thirst,
Kotbing to have but what we've got
Tbus through life we are cursed.
Nothing to strike but a (.-ait;
Everything moves that goes.
Nothing at all but common sens
Can ever withstand these woe?.
Base ball is ouo business that can't
flourish without strikes.
It does'ut follow that a man is a
coward because be is a base i miner.
There is sometimes a glow of unin
tentional egotism in tho reuviik, "the
fools are not all dead yd.''
"Tommy, what is the chief indus
try of Italy?' asked Iho teacher. "Organ-grinding,"
The American is inevitably predis
posed to slnng. tveii the infant in
its cradlo discovers tint bo feels
Does she love you? I'on't tret and fume;
There's one sure sign. U-joud a doubt :
Whene'er her ms conies in the room,
isbe does tier best to get hi r out.
"How paradoxical it leally i,"
said the cooking-school girl, "to find
fault with Ihe brown bread beoait-o
it won't get ligbL"
Watts I wonder w hat becomes of
these messenger boys ?fier they grow
up? Pott Sjiiic of thcin develop
into ossified men, I imagine.
"Well," said tho editor wearily, as
he relumed from Ihe restaurant, "1
don't know whhh is the toughest, a
spring chicken or a 6pring poem."
He (gazing at her jewcllesearsdnr
ing a temporary lull hi tho covorsa
lion) Did you ever have your cars
bored? She Never up lo the present
Alas for Mary's little lamb;
It got to be a glutton ;
It cost so much to feed it thnt
They changed its name to mutton.
Wife How is my husband, doctor?
Doctor 1 think ho has taken a turn
for tho better, madam. He's just paid
mi a bill that's being owing for a
Jack You seem worried tonight.
Tom Yos, Mabel is here with n
squint-eyed chuperon, and 1 can't le 1
for tho life of me whether she is watch
ing me or not.
Mr. Lazarus Siimpursc (indignantly )
I know 1 know but too well the
reason of your refusal. It's because
I am poor. You would marry me if
1 wero rich. Miss Ihl.o (Joligblly
Perhaps so, but you would have to ho
very, very, very rich.
i iinn Life iu Miiihigasenr.
The district around Fort I'auphin.
Madagascar, is extremely rich in
vegetation, and contains an 1 abun
dance of useful animals, 'ihe cattle,
uro not so numerous, but they aro of
liner quality than those found in the
northern parts of the island ; sheep,
w ith their large fat tails thai arc look
ed upon ns the iu si deli.-., to part of
tho mutton, and goals aro plentiful.
Pigs, both domestic and wild, ate
abundant. The latter inhabit the for
est lan Is, but prey upon the planta
tions of the natives to such an extern
that they become dreaded, and vailous
devices have been employed to get rid
of iboin. They are bunted with dogs
trained for tbe purpose, and pit', uro
Jug iu their haunts, having sharpcuoj
takes projecting from the bo1 loin, nnd
Ihe mouths hidden by rushes carefully
concealed by the earth. The flesh of
those wihl hogs is bard, but well
flavored ; Iliey havo a peculiarly long
snout, and are covered with datk, red-Jish-browu
hair. Poultry ( urkrys'
gecse, duck, and fowl-), is both
abundant and very tbesp, and quails
and wild fowl me mot with in great
numbers in the plains uud marshes.
Why (.Inddone Lay Awake.
Johu Addiiiglon Symonds, this Eng.
lis'n art cl itic, iu his "Recollections of
Tennyson' iu tho century, tells of a
converintion in 1895 between the
Laurcato and (ilndstoue, in which the
latter siid he always slept well. Ho
had only twice been kept awake by
the exertion of a great speech iu Iho
House. On both occasions the recol
lection that ho had mado a misquota
tion hauuted him.