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The Chatham record. (Pittsboro, N.C.) 1878-current, July 20, 1893, Image 1

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Cljatljom tUcor torn ii. a. i-ors uors , ED1T0K AND riiOPKIETOIt. KATES ADVERTISING TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION, One square, one insertion One square, two insertions One square, one month tl.r.d 1.6S 2.60 $1.5(1 PER YEAR Strictly in Advanci. For larger advertisements liberal ecu racts will be made. VOL. XV. PITTSUOKO', CHATHAM CO., N. C, JULY 20, 181U NO. 17. KMer filossoiiH. The attar of ruses is ipinint and is rare, It please-, all noses, or ruddy, or fair; It Is the most refill of scents. Hut talk as you will, I'll hold to it Mill. Tho you deem my erroit inn is delist, There's nothing so sweet as The wild eliler blossoms That bloom by the old rail frtice. The odor of mitk is a scent of old time, A whiff in the dusk is a theme for a rhyme; 'Tin the perfume uf all niut intense. Hut a lig for the smell that notion:; rnu Hiiell! You'd wish it a mile or two hence If once you hail scented The wild elder blossom That bloom by the old rail fence. A violet scent is a seen! tint is neat, To line in one's twenties an odor most Min t. A fragrance quite free from pretence, lint leave it for maid to bind in their braids. And give me the rarest of scents. The breath ..f the blos-anus The wild elder blossoms That bloom by the old rail fnice. Their fragile white grace is iile point de Venice; They drape the wood places with fragarnce and peace : A virginu charm they dispense. Like a lass of si xteen that no lover has seen, They spell you with bright innocence. In childhood they won me, The w ild elder blossom. That b'noiii by the old nil fence. ,'Siinurl !. Peek, ill New Yolk ludepeud' ent. WILL'S TRIUMPH. TIM. Mill;) UK AN km; l. I. Ml. r. They uicl in I lie station, it w.l, on'y by the e ireful disarray of their locks and their ski tch-books that one could have told that thry were ait sluJeiil-. The tall, thin, dark girl she was probably culled willowy by her fel lows, mid believed hci olf like one of lliirnc Jones's women riveted the one wlih masses of red now called Titian go'.d hair w it Ii rllu-ioii. "You dear tiling," she tried, "it Was so iovely of you to nsk me to go up to that quaint old place with you, and so awfully good of you to say you'd loll Hie all about your engage ment on the way ! It was such a sur juisc I You always mid, you know, that you Mid be wi re 1 1 L thoionghly good friends! Hit I am just as glad mid lie's lovely! ISut do tell mo luw in tho world it ever happened lo happen !" The girl wi h Titian red hair smi e.l demurely ttnd fastened a slippery hair pin more securely lis they boarded the Haiti. "Yes, 1 know,'1 she ailinillcd. '! nlwuvs diil say we were jti-t friend-, and I meant it. lie was just like one of tho girls, only more useful in the way of carrying things and searing oil tramps and cows nud payiuir fares. Hut people began to talk. You know how limy always do. 'J he girls smiled whenever lliey saw us and the gossips mod to ask mo when it would bo out. It made mo awfully mail, l'eople are so tin just I" 'I know it," chimed in the willowy girl, with a tinge of personal suffer ing In her voice. "There was Hick Jones, and you know how the'V talked until they drove the poor fellow Well, go on !" 'Yes, dear," hastily began ihe hero ine, with evident desire not to be made u listener. "And you tell ine about Dick afterward,, h. "as this way. Will asked mo to go down to a place on Iing Island sketching the other afternoon. 1 said 1 would. Well, mamma began in the inorniuo nud luked mo if I knew what I wa doing. And I told her that things had changed since she was a girl, mid (hat women thought of oilier things than cither Hil ling or inal rimony, ami that they could have beautiful, idyllic friendships with men without tiny nonsense. "Then she said 1 1 nit if things lunl changed men hadn't, and that Will was certainly in love with me, anil that if I didn't want him to be 1 bad better slop going around w ith him. 1 got awfully cross ami win in a pet feet rago by the lime Will came. Any one would have been." t)f courso," murmured the lluinc Joncs girl, sympathetically. "Well, 1 didn't have any pocket, so when we got down there I askeil Will, as usual, to can y my belongings my purso and gloves. I was so annoyed that I couldn't work, and I begun to get terribly worried when 1 saw Will looking at me with a straugo sort of look. I began to tremble. It would bo so ignominious to have to go home nud own to my mother that men hadn't (hanged! 1 felt 1 would hato him if ho proved me wrong." "I should think so,'' said her com panion emphatically. "Well, LueUa. that's ju.t what he did! lie wont and proposed ! And I vva so angry 1 didn't feel son v toe way yon Usually do, an I I didn't say n word about si-irrly f. cling. I didn't care it snap about hi, bligli'ed life. 1 on'y knew that he was horrid, j and I delivered a regular harangue on the mean way men led ono to belief o them friends and then spoiled every thing by revealing their iiiuato selfish- 1103(1. 'Will is fairly quick-tempered. So he said he would leave mo at once, that I might devote myself to art, un hampered. 1 told him to go if he wished to. And lie went. "Lnella, I sat there and drew at that ridiculous oil descried house and looked at the blue sea and felt how you couldn't put our trust in any one for an hour. Then I toro up my drawing, shook myself out and pre pared for a tramp ueross tho dusty, empty road to the Ii tic station. I bud neither n wa'ch nor :i time-table, and the uncertainty was vexing. Then I sud.b'nly remembered 1 1. h : Will had my purse. "My dear, I tore, 1 raced along over thai hot road. I got to liio sta tion. Tho ticket-seller's window was closed! I consulted the framed time tattles on the wall. Will had caught the train an hour and twcnly minulcs before. There was another one to ward the city in two hours and thirteen minutes. Meantime not even a place to send a I.'. O. D. telegram to my family. Think of it !'' "You poor thing !" "I sat down an 1 cried. I said if only Will would come back I would do anything he wauled. I haled my self. 1 think that it was after an hour of that tort of enlivening thing that a train from the city crawled along. Tho ticket-master bustled in. And a m in got out and was flying past me o.i Iho platform a man with hi, face horrilli'd and his hair wet and a girl's pocket-book and gloves in his hand. And somehow, l.uella, when I Hung myself at him, laughing and cry ing all together well, tho only thing lo do was lo get engaged, wasn't it?'' And Litem agree 1 that that was the only thing to do. New York World. The Cat Motor. 'I had a large cork and bung fuc toiy in (i-and avenue, and I needed power to run my machinery. You know, of ionise, that there is an i in incuse amount of .-.torcd-up electricity in a i.it. The problem for inventors has been to invent a way to rMruel it piotitably. In tho rear of my fac'ory I constructed u one-sloiy circular building, soiiio sixty feet in diameter. On the Moor of this 1 coiled a glass pipe six inches in diameter. The liist coil ran mound the outside of the room, the coils gradually growing smal ei till the last, in the centre, was no larger lliau this table. It gavo me something like it mile of pipe- The top and sides of this pipe were lined wiih rather still' hair hritihes, the hi is loa being u little more than an inch in length. "At that lime Milwaukee was over run with cats. It was impossible lo slctp nights. I put a notice in the paper that I would pay 10 cents a ib Mi for prime cttis, delivered at my factory. 1 got. sixty doz.Jii the first day, and stored them in tho bast-incut of tho pow 'I'-liousc. The motor opor aicd Ihtls: I'i.ieiug in the outer Cud of the glass pipe an imitation rat, made el' rubber and propelled by a small interior storage battery, 1 would then adjust a cat immediately behind it. The rubber rat would slat toll' at a tcr lilh: rate it was made to go through Iho mile of tubing in from two to three minutes and the ca', of course, followed furiously, thinking lo catch the supposed animal throughout the en tiro disiaiiee. ( leiitlemen, it was exciiing to watch a heallliy, active cut whip about those spirals, with tin) me chanical rat about a foot ahead, and going like a cannon-ball. The cat's liai K and sides rubbed against the brushes, and her electricity was thus extracted. With a storage battery ami by sending a cat through every live minutes, 1 generated enough elec tricity lo operate my entire plant, light my factory, and sell power to run iieigliboiiug passengor elevators and small machinery. It also took the yowl out of the cut, and grad ually ll e eily became quiet. At the end of a week a rat could be caught and used again." Harper's Weekly. An lilephanl's (iood Sense. In India domesticated elephants arc usually given drink from huge wooden troughs tilled with well-water by menus of a pump, and it h commonly an elephant that li Is this trough. Kvery morning lie goes regularly lo his task. While visiting a friend at his ti n? residence in 1 ndia a corrc 1 oudent of a paper saw a large ele phant engaged m pumping such a trough full of water. lie continues : In passing 1 noticed tint one of Ihe iii'ii I err-1 rii ii L w bieli smirorteil the I rough ut either end had rolled from j it, place, so that the (rough, slill el.- : v.ited at one cxtirmit'.', would begin ' lo empty itself as soon as Ihe water reached Iho level of the top at the other end, which lay on the ground. I stopped to sec if the elephant would discover anything wrong. Sion the water began to run oil' at the ciui which had losl its support. The ani mal showed signs of perplexity when he saw this, but as the end nearest him lacked much of being lull, ho continued to pump. Finally, seeing that the water combined to pass oil, be left the pump handle and began to consider the phenomenon, lie seemed to find it dillieiilt to explain. Three times ho returned lo his pumping, and three Mines he examined the trough. I was an absorbed looker-on, im patient to see what would be done. Soon a lively flapping of the cars iinli caied the daw .ling of light, lie went and smelled of the tree-trunk, which had ioIIciI from under I ho trough. I thought for a moment that he was going to put ii in its place again. Hut it was not, as I soon understood, the cud which ran ever that il is nrbed his mind, but the end which In: found it impossible to till, liaising the trough, which be lb. 'ii allowed to rest for an instant on one of his huge feet, be rolled away the second supporting log with his Irtink, and then set the trough down, so lhal. it rested at both ends .on the ground, lie then re uined to the pump and completed his task. Mani'licstcr Times. Our (I'rentesl Cruiser. ( h oi I he deep Water bet ween I'll pe Ann and ( ape I'orpoise there was a recent lecord-liroikiug perfurinan. o that has atiracted the attention of the civilized world. A great mass of steel, wcighiii". bio1' ions, and carrying a powerful battery of modern rifle", was driven through I lie sea nt the phenomenally high rate of I knots an hour. And this speed was not measured by patent logs, staiulard-si.ed screws, or other unreliable factors that are used abroad, but by bums and vessels located by Iriauguialinn points ashore. Americans may therefore feel justly proud of this achievement, which gives to them the fa-test armored cruiser in the world, and places the I'liited Stales in ihe van nmong the great navies. This pioduet of Yankee skill, home-made in every delail, Irom Irikk to keel- 'ii, merit, more than a p issing notice. In Ihe lii'sl place, many comparisons have been made liciween the New York and Ihe F.nglish cruisers H'nke and I'.lenlieim, some claiming that the lirilish vesels are faster. A careful investigation of ail i lli. ial data shows that whatever speed Ihe ltlako ami lilenheini hay have been designed lo make, neither of ihem has ever been credited wi'h '-'I knots. During March, 1S!U, ihe Illake was Iried over a measured course. It win intended liial forced draught should be u.-ed, but when the blowers were turned on, the Kngliidiiiiaii's boilers leaked so bady that the idea had lo be aban doned. In. lee natural draught, iherrCore, Hie Illake averaged 1 1 1' knots for four consecutivo hours, j The Itlenhcim was also tried during (he same year, and attained, under natural draught, -' l knots for eight cousi ciitivc hoiirs.-ll:irpcr's Weekly. A Sermon Heard Cor Highly Mile, j The 1! ev. Heorge N. Howard, !.!., j of Lowell, whom I lint m Ibis eily the i other evening, had an unique ex. ! pcrienco two years ago, when he wa a delegate f rom this State to tint Na tional t'onvenlioii of the Sons of Vet erans. New linglaiul sent a huge delegation to Minneapolis. The dele, gates traveled in I wo special cars and made, a very jolly party. Sunday found the parly on the road, and it was suggested by some one that i; would be a proper thing to hold some kind of a religious service. The mut ter was brought to Mr. Howard's no tice, and he immediately approved of it. An extemporaneous choir was or. goni.cd, and one of the musicians o( the paily took his situation tit (ho piano in one of tho curs. The oecu. pants of the other e.ir were no.itied ot what was about to take place, nod by tlid lime that everything was in readi ness the car that had been chosen as a cliiinel was tilled to ihe doors. The train bauds and even Ihe porters look their places among tho rest. The service was an interesting one, and Mr. Howard pleached an eloquenl scr. mou. I'ioiii the lime he began to spenk sill ihe time he had finished the (rain had made a run (if over eighty miles. From that day lo the present Mr. Howard has claimed to be the only living clergMiiau who ha, preached a serin. ui that was heard for eighty miles, and bis friends are fond of referring to him as the "champion long- lisinner preni I e, of America."--Ihistou i ob..'. CIIII.IWIKV.S COI.l'MN. 1 UK WINI'-nlMoM. The w iiiil hrnoin sweeps so woiiitroiis . lean Thai when you hear it upon hili i.) s i.hing by, go isliinx I y, You may be sure the sky-f. . k mean To make their homes all f or in .., i;:irnisli..., ami gay as guy can be ' mollis, for starry eoinpany. -;s. Ni.-h. I;.s. A Mil HI VMKIilt AN la's i.m;. Iii South America, a buy who wants to own a pet animal, g. t, a monkey instead of a dog. Sometime., he ran buy a monkey already trained, nud it he can do so he is a very happy boy, because wild monkeys arc ugly h'.ilo fellows and it takes a long time to leach t lie i is how lo live with civilized people. A Sotilh American boy ha, to pet a monkey because there are mq enough dogs in Soirh America. The dog, that uto found there arc Used more as beast, of burden, like arctic dogs, for ifcful purposes, siuh ns di awing wagons of tigs to market or bj.e, of cocouimle. Nor :ue lliey iifli'ctiotiale animals like our dogs. Hut wilh Ihe 's.uih American boy a nice tamo monkey with soft fur hair nnd snapping, blink eyes is very highly prized, and he becomes allin hrd to it, just as an Anu'rican boy bee Miies attached to bis Cd.io or his New foundland; so he does not feel the need of a good dog. The I."dgcr. Tin: i tr.i i;i v r.r.i.i.. I lave you heard of the great Lib erty Hell which is lo be scut travel ing round I he win Id, i inging a univer sal appeal for lib. iiu' It bus been cast at Troy, N. Y., and in patent is a duplicate of the old I'iiiladc'phiu ' Lib erty lloll," which bears the inscription from Leviticus, 1'rocla'm liberty through all the land unto a. I the peo ple Ihcrcol.'' Another insci iplion wh'ch it b-'ar-is "Glory to iod in Iho Highest and on conh peace and good-will toward men.'' Hut tho path to liberty and freedom does not always lie through pence, ami even while the In'll was being cast a little band of bravo patriols in Cuba were raising the glorious 11 ig of Cuba li ut c ! The lihei ty-loviug Cubans have boon crushed again and again by their li.irn pc.tn masters, tho f-piuiaid, but still lliey rebel at Iho foreign yoke, and (hero is but little doubt (hut some time they will win tho freedom for whii h they have struggled so valiantly. In tho meantime, however, Spanish war ships are hurrying lo punish the free ( uhnus. A litllo boy who has a toy "l.iber( Hell" is in part responsible for the idea of sending the gnat bell throughout ihe world, and his little 'mass bell wa, melted in the crucible, together w ith many interesting historic d relies of all kinds, gold, silver, bronze, etc., con tributed by liberty-loving people in all paris of our great country, to form part of tho metal of this wonderful bell. St. Louis Slur-Sayings. a cat's I'Al.'l v. Once Micro was a h :n l cat w hich bad IWO lilllo black kittens. They were very, very Mark, and looked so much alike that their mistress had lo tie a yellow ribbon around the neck of one of Ihem so she might tell tin in apart. The mother cat was very fond of her babies, h one day she had to lose ono of I beni, for lur inis Iress gavo it lo a boy named Charlie, who carried it homo to live with lit iii- "Now.'" said be, "kitty must have a name," and as it w i, a very small Kit (en ho gave it a v . long name; he called it Tommy Tidd.y winks. Well, Tommy T.ddly winks grew and grew, and went out lo play w ith (ho other cat. Hut one day poor T.iiuuiv got sick, and he grew sicker and ficker. Then his party happened in this way. Charlie was sorry to see poor Tom Tiddly winks so sick, and he said he must have some medicine. Now ihe cat's medicine is catnip, and I hey all like it, too. S. one day Charlie's sister put some catnip out in the yard for Tommy lo eat, when what do you suppose happened ! Why, le fore Tom bad a chance to eat any of it Chanie saw n gray ral coining over Iho fence. Then he saw a black and white cut coming into the yard with her two black and whi c kittens; Mien a striped cat came craw I ing under another femv; and then another and still another came, until there were nino rat, all aficr Tom -Tiddly wink," catnip. They had smelled it a long way ot), and as lliey all lived in t'io city, wher e it doe, not grow, they came to get some of Tom's, and so gave him a surprise paily. After the paity Tommy Tid dlywinks got well. Little Men and Women. V DIAMOND EXHIBIT. A South African Industry Shown at the Fair. A Practical Illustration of Min ing by Zulus. The exhibit of the diamond indus try of Cape Colony U the attraction that draw, more sight-seers than any o'her in the Mines Huiidiiig. Tne exhibit i, ono of great interest, in that tin! entire process of getting diamond, is shown. First, there is shown pictures of ihe mines and the methods of getting out tho "blue (,'irth'' or the diatnondifcrotis soil. Then begins the practical part of the show, 'i he machines for disintegrat ing the reek and dirt, washing it and getting the dirt away from the stones is shown, and (he big machines ni'j run by Z. litis. The.o savages arc dressed in idiort trousers only. They refuse to wear anything else, and tin iler these they have their native trou sers if such Miey can be called. The melho.l of cleaving the di -liuuids lo prepare them for rutting is shown by skilled workmen, and then Hie diamond, are polished after being cut. All the processes aie carried on in fil l view of the audience. Ilig Jim is the chief Zulu gard. He is a petty ehicfluiii, and was in the late Zulu war, and has many a man to hi, credit on the death roll. lb' stands at Iho main gate armed with a War club wilh a big ivory head on it, and, it i, siiid, would not hesitate to brain a man caught entering the place at night. .Inn weighs ;it pounds, and is over six foci tall. Yesterday there wen; nearly two dozen diamond, found in the dirt ilia' was worked. Most of ihem were about one carat in weight, hut one weighed four carats and was pure while. It is worth in the romrh abou1 .'."). The exhibitors have l i'H bajs of dirt here to handle. The capacity of the machine on exhibition is about ten bag, a day. In the front part of the show Micro aro rough diamonds shown to the value of S7oO,i.iO'. They aie under a strong guard. Tho Tlllany dhnoud cutters arc at work. In this country the workmen do even bolter woik than i, done in Ain-tcidam. Thoy cut for brilliancy, and in the old count ry M.ey cut losave weight. S. inet imes Ainei i caii diamond cutlers recti! Amsterdam stones, and the result is almost always a gain in value of the sione. The Kimbcrly and lei!eer mines arc ihe principal ones in Cape C.ilony and Ihe "input of diamonds is limi e I by the companies to prevent falling in value. The output t rom Cape Colony in 18isi Wiis 1" I, ITL-i-. The output for IXH was about the same. The native, do most of the work, about ten of tlieiu being employed lo one white man. 'I hey have lo bo watched and guarded like convicts, for Ihey will stoal l.k-i kl. p omaiiiacs. Tory will swallow them, and ib tricks ilial wou'd as(oui-h a magician. They gel good pay, however, but aie Walcl.ul every luiiilt'e. Should one be found trying lo steal into forbid leu ground he would be shot iiisiautly. The mines are guarded all Ihe lime. Chi- c igo lutcr-t l.'cun. Heath from I right. "1 have interested myself soiuewhit in looking up tiiiu-ual eiuses of death," said Dr. li der, "and have met several well-authentic tied instances where fright was Ihe cause. The Luglish Surgeon-) iencral l'raucis leils of a di iiiiiuier in India across w hose legs a hai lilies, li aid crawled while he was half asleep, lie was suro Mint a cobra had bitten him, and it was too much for his nerves ami ho died. "Frederick L of Prussia was killed by fear. His wife was insane, and one day she escaped from her keeper and, dabbling her clothes in bl nd, rushed upon her husband while he was dozing in his chair. King I'redeii.k imagined her to be the while dv w hose ghost w as believed lo iuv.n iably appear whenever Hie death (if a member of the royal family was io occur, and he was throw u into a fever ami died in six weeks. "Hut pci haps Ihe most rcniui kuhlc den h from fear waslhatof the Dutch painter, Pciitnian, who lived in the seventeenth reniury. Ono day h, went into a room fuil of anatomical snbjeets o sketch some death heads and skeletons for a picture he intended to paint. The weather wa, very sultry, and while sketching, he fell asleep, lie was aroucd by bones diMiciiig around him. and the skeletons suspended from the iciling (lashed together. "hi a lit of horror he threw himself out of the window, and, though he sustained no ht'iou, injury and was informed that a slight earthquake had caused the commotion among his ghostly surroundings, be died in a few days in nervous tremor. I could cilo many other cases where Ihe shock to Ihe nervous system, which wo know a, f right, has produced death." Wash ton Post. A Flower Carnival nt Santa Itarhara. The "Hat tic of Flowers'' took place on Wednesday, and w ith the morning sun the w hole city was alive. Hun dreds of Hags roso gayly in the air, an I all the shops along the principal siren and the course of the procession were ablaze with bunting. Flowers every where were displayed with lavi-h hand, on store fronts, in windows, from halconiis, until the merry street was fairly a lilting courso for the goddes, Flora nnd her exquisite rc- j i i is no. ; At half after ono in tho uf rrno.in J the proce-sioii formed itself at the ! lower end of State slice', and the ' flow cr-burdeiied floats, carls, car I riages, phaetons, horses, bicycle1", of J every -ort and description, were met I by ihe grand marshal and his aids, as soi led properly and classili ;d. llvcry body J'elt transported to some un known wonderlund by Ihe fairy cre ations that passed and repassed be fore him. It might have been a mid" .uiiiiii ,r night's dre mi or a scene from t!.e Atabian Nights and both parallel's and on-looker, were delightfully mys" tided. (.real floral shells, floral baskets, ; I! mi in chariots, Malay boats, hay j carts from Ihe plains of Arcady, and a hundred other exquisite fantasies followed in Lima's train. Ureal taste was displayed everywhere in the adornment of the iI U'mciii equipages, any of which would have been worth a small fortune in the Last at tin; nunc time of year. At the head of the great pageant rode the goddess 'Flora and lur attending nymph'. t iood tasto was also shown by the comtuhtcc in choosing a sweet little girl, only three years old, to do the honors of ihe limbless of Fiowcr. !ie was accompanied by six lil'le maids, a'l about of an age, who, w.e.ithcd in flowers and robed appro priately, sat in great high-backed shells surrounding the goddess. Harper's I! izar. A .Monster Salmon. A royal chiuook salmon, weighing eighty-two pounds, wa, received by I'n'-idciit Myers of ihe World's l air Commis-ion reeently from a linn of Columbia 1! ver eanncrymcn. The big fish, which is said lo be the hug. es and finest specimen of its kind ever seen, Was taken from the Columbia i l.'iver near ( ).ik Point by Henry . Fri-ehkorn. It is four and a half feet in length and measures forly inches j in circumference. Tim monster was j at unco shipped to Smith A: I.ovell of j Oregon City, who have o lb red to i free. all li-h for Ihe Win-Id's Fair free of ehaige. To ouci.se this salmon I it will lake a solid block of ico six I feel in length, thirty inches in width, ; and l wont y-f.nir inches in lliiekne-s. I'.y a slow freezing process the ice will he kept clear as crystal, and w hen ' i lie li-h is ic.idy for shipment it will ; appear as fresh and beautiful in form and color as when taken from the cold waters of the Columbia. While on iis j j 'lirney to Chicago ihe big block of j ice will bo encased in an air-t'ght j box and caieful.y p icked in a freezing ! mixture. The express charges will j be in execs, of siio unless Hie road, are wiling lo give reduced ra'es. It is safe to say :i more unique exhibit, in the Fisheries Department tit least, wid not he found in (ho whole of the "While City," Por.. j laud )regoniau. ti.'iierul Meade's I'ainily llisi ipline. I "(i.Mieral Meade wi, ab.vj a, I I thing, a disciplin ii iiin," said an ex- colonel of volunteer at the Lhiiiit jllou-e. "(hi one occasion a nephew of his was appointed on his stall'. )uly a day or two aficrwir l it happened that Meade was passing by the tent j o c ipied by the young in .t ii. Tne alter standing at the entrance, s ilul ;d and said politely : " 'How d'ye do, I n le I i m) -go?" The latter tune' I sharply mi his heel and icplicd : 'Sr, I'd hive you tikunv I'm not I'ucle Ceorge. I am (i uieral li. orge (i. Meade, c inm ind.ng the Army of the Potomac, sir!' " hen Mcid i is ;ii , st Point some of his fellow c i let, u e I lo j ike him about the s'ze of hi, nos, w hich iv islarg.!. 1L; took it all very g o. huiiioied v. replying!!- h t ik!ic I llu organ on one side: " diig nose, great soldier'!" The total recorded immigration lo this country is 1 I .;:;, almost as many as the entii e lopuhition of Spain. Summer. dune's blushing buds mid hluuinlng roses Weave their spell. And modest wild-llowiTs sweetly blossom In wood and dell. The sn in hot wind is sdtlv sighing lis gentle !as. And song-birds gaily tune their voces In notes c! praise. The c iitle charm of summer lingers On mount and plain, The ripplini: brook- and streamlets murmur Tin ii low refrain ; The perfumed clover wave., Its Mowers In Ihe bn i . And inii-ic tloats a ng Ihe foii sl's Leafy iriis. Itut, all, with all its i 1 1 1 1 u l e nity, ll brines no mi. re the brightness if the ilas licit vanished. 'J'iie .lays of yore ! ;id. unixous hearts turn fr un itsg'ory In grief and p lin . Tin summers . ui. gil ls all ton brightly 'l lu- battle-plain. Lye- have grow u dim thai on. wi re -hinini! With joy's pure liirl.t : lb .pes that oi,ee beanie I upon life's pa! liway 1 1 iivr set in night. Ye bring. It: Lht summer, u iih your heiuly, I .sorrow nud can : Ye riiimot give us back our treasures. The brave tho fair. - Sew York LH-.-er . Ill MOKOl S. The woik of a chef in u big hotel necessarily covers a wide range. Tree, have about as hai d a lime as the rest of us, for their trunks, are often se'z.'d for board. "Why do I hey call it 'the leading ii;:igi, ,'uc?' "B 'eau-'! ii'r. published six day, ahead of the others." "She's engaged lo him, i-n'l she?'' "No; she doim't put it in Mint way. Si.c snys 1 e'.s one of her gentlemen in waiting." 'What makes wiggius sii-h an un. conn i nab. e liar? ' "Stinginess. lie ha, as many facts :i- anybody, but be hates to give them ;i." Although the carpenter is not a s'right'Of-haiid perform"!', nor does be possess any supernatural powers, still ho knows how to make a plunk walk. Aire cm. s lo evi ry man,' but fate Is kin.l lo noinan lair, I'..r when she reaches I went j -i-ih! She slop- right th.-u an I C. . ." When a man considers how easy ll is lo lend mo iey, ho cannot help woudrrii g somriiies that he finds it so hard to get any I o ly else lo lend it to him. ".I dniliv," said a phivma'C to Iho boy who Is always lo-ing things, "is that watch your laihec gave you go ing ye ?' -No, " replied Jemmy, rue fully, "h's gone." Small P. iv ( eadiug in a tramp) Oil, mamma, this poor old gentleman says lie hasn't had a thing lo eat for eight i iliis, so I've invited him home to lunch w iih us. "What was it that c.ui-cd you to break your engagement to Tom?'' "Oh, one niglil be began speaking teiioiisly (if getting iniiiiied, and I thought he was going a liulc bit too far." A private soldier, vv.ilkiig ariu-iu-iii in vvidi his ,we "(heart, met hi, seigea.nt when he was about lo enter a cheap restaurant, lie rcspictf ully in troduced l.er (o him: "Seig.'anl, my sister!" "Yrs, vis," w is (he reply. "I know; she was n.ine once." Hamilton's Thirteen Trees. It is an odd fact ( ia( Iho thirteen tree, which Alexander llumilioii plained i. ear his country house, iho lii.inge, to symboliz; the original Stales of the l uion, and which inn s ill Handing near the old manor liou-e on Convent avenue, hot wren 1 I'Jd and 111! I streets, have kept pace with the growth of the Stales which they rep resent, lor instance, New Yoik S ale is represented by the large,) lice, standing in the centre of the group. Close to n stand, the next largest, rcpieseniing the State of Penn sylvania, llliodo Island is represented by the smallest lire, whirli is n niero baby by l he sid of iho others, and the crooked tree is c ailed South Caro lina. It has I ikeu a i abrupt turn and grown pel ceptibly out of ihe grow; then it turned again j isi as suddenly, and grew up straight. Sou h Carolina was ihe lirsl State to secede Irmn iho l uion. Since peace has been restored, however, sue hns been one of the most thrifty and flourishing of Mic Sout ti er n States. Tho bou-o is now ueiit aS.iiiday--eho.il room. It wa, Hamil ton's residence at tho time of bis duel wiih Aaron Purr in Wccbawkeii in KSOL New York U'cordcr. Siiinelliln ; Substantial. "There i, one thing I will say uboti Cholly." said Mi-s t.iggler. "What is thai? ' asked Miss (iu-li. mgiun. "You never have any difficulty ill netting bis car." New Yoik Pre.

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