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PITTSBURG', CHATHAM CO., N. C, SEP I EMBER 7, 1893.
From my window, tantalizing,
With their balf-veilod charms divino,
I can spo tho mountains rising
Ou the dim horizon line,
Clad in robes of summer splendor.
Crowned with sunshine's livlns gold,
They awake heart memories tender
Of the treasured days of old.
For I am no ehild of bondage,
I was horn to love the sun.
Since that sweet un 'ouseious fond ago
When I watched the waters run.
Heard the bird notes in tlie wildwood,
Whi-ro the laughing enseades leap,
In the formulant days of childhood,
Ere my heart had learned to weep!
Through each glen and glado I rambled,
And hi-ueath the slut lowy peak.
With the pr.itlinirei'hoes gambolled
liv the Id uo bell bordered creek ;
Untiled my brow in shining fountains
Mirroring th- ar thing blue,
While the free winds of the mountains
Ueutly sipped the fragrant dew.
From my window all their beauties
ltise before me far away ;
Slid it is that life's dull duties
K"'ep my bounding heart at bay
Fit the summer days are dreary
Cooped in MifToiMtiug halls.
And my spirit grows aweary
I'f tli- iTiimp of city walls!
-M. M. I-'uls.-oi in Atlanta ( 'institution.
J)V KMMA A. OITEH.
"It seems as though she'd never
been waked ui," tin.' lnuro observant
of lovely Dora Ouylord's acquaintances
said of her. "It seems as though she
needed to 1)0 roused, somehow."
Not that D.iiii Gaylord was anything
but the blighted of pretty girls, ami
Mime people iliil say that the odd little
languor she showed of Into had begun
to evinee itself -inee Pelham Gibbs had
bingle I her out for hid distinguished
attentions m iking everybody perfectly
sure that Porn would be Mrs. Pelham
Gibbs sooner or Inter, for what girl
with ordinary prudence, could resist
the gilded attractions of Felham
Dora wnsniakingnn effort this lovely
summer morning to shake tiff that
apathy which the observant had noted
in lor. She felt her ingratitude.
Here she was, gay in her prettiest
gown, sitting in impressive pom) in
IVlhnni Oibhs' stylish road-cart, with
n bunch of roses present. id by Pelh.ini
Oibhs, driving with Pelh-im Gibbs to
the line old eoiiutry-soiit, beautifully
situated, which In I been pla-o.l at the
disposal of it select party of young
people for picnic purposed And yet
they lm 1 two miles forth -r to drive,
anil she wished they hadn't.
"Do yon know," Mr. Gibbs was say
ing he drawled Homewli it "I am
thinking of getting auother horse, you
know? A flyer. The three I've gotare
hll beastly slow."
His pale eyes looked expectant.
"Yes," said Dora.
"Yes. F.r unless I fake u notion
fo run ovt-r t Europe again this fall.
I am thinking of it."
He stared at her with r.u intentness
unpleasant to her.
"I don't en re about going over there
alone, you know. R :iliy 1 don't, Miss
But at that point Dorn, edging away
from him with n faint shudder, changed
the subject, as she always did when his
observations took that tone.
They were the last comers nt Bay
Vitw. Young men were lolling on the
smooth, green luwu beside the laugh
ing girls, whoso gaily-tinted parasols
they hel l.
Dora liaylord and Pelham Gibbs
strolled nelo.-H the velvety grass, while
ii waiting servant eared for the horse.
"Hello !" Tom Kenny hailed them.
F eouldn't get a girl, ho I fetched a
fellow along. Miss Gaylord, please
let me introduce Mr. Dexter."
"Mr. iVxtcr?" lora said, in n gasp,
Gilbert Dexter looked u little pale,
which umii-v'd Tom Kenny, (iilbert be
ing six fe -t high, an 1 rath -r heavily
built. He grasped Dora's hand closely.
She turned ever so little toward her
"Mr. Dexter and I are the oldest
fi iends" she avowed. "He was in
May ilk-the summer iiiiiiiiina and I were
there. Could ymi bring m my jack
et, Mr. Gibbs? It's so cool."
When h? hid gone, ond Tom Kenny
with him, they looked nt caeh other
squarely; she smiling none too stead
ily, he grave.
"If I've thought of you once," she
confessed, "'I've thought of you a
thousml time-. Do you remem
ber" 'Everything," he an wercd. "I
remember more than you. Miss Guy
lord." "You do U t," she respntided, warm
ly. "Not a thing h is t scaped me.
The thi- woods back of the house,
where wo used to get bu-du Is uf flower-,
and ymi got poisoned with ivy "
"And you came to grief swinging
on a wild grape-viue," said Mr. Dex
ter. "And the croquet ground at the
Hobsom ', where you beat me ten out
of eleven games usually."
"And tho checker-board at your
bonrding-house, where you generally
"Oh, yon let me! Do you remem
ber the Slacks' goat, that was bound
ami determined to annihilate you on
"And" she fell into soft laughter
"the wart on Mr. Delnfleld's nose, and
Miss Powell's, greeti poplin, with the
white lneo trimmings? Oh, dear!"
"Yes. Yon are recalling tho most
important features of our acquain
tance, Miss Gay lord," said Gilbert
Dexter, frowninj slightly above his
"Did you ever got over your indi
gestion?" she demanded.
"From my friod-steak-nnd-pie-for
-breakfast diet? Oh, Yes!"
"Yon needn't hae boarded with
your tenth cousin, then, just because
they were poor and needed the mo
ney," said Dora.
Hut her soft eyes were full of a ten
der sort of admiration.
"Pshaw! 1 lovo pie fo' breakfast,"
the young man rejoined.
They were so much absorbed in each
other as to be undisturbed when Mr.
Gibbs brought Dora's jacket, stared
nt them sulkily for two minutes and
"And and you hnve done, well, 1
hope?" she said. "Mamma used to
say you would make your mark. You
got that bridge successfully finished,
"Oh, yes! And it was that job that
brings me here. Borne of the Royal
ton eity fathers saw it and liked it,
and appointed me to engineer the
Royaltou Shipley bridge."
"You?" Dora cried, delightedly.
"A great undertaking like that? How
clever you must be!"
He flushed with pleasure.
"Anl you will you'll be here in
Koyalton, then?" she faltered.
"Yes ' he told her, clearing Iiih
throat rather painfully. "I had not
forgotten, Miss Gaylord, that yoa
lived in Koyalton, but hardly hoped
to meet you."
I'elhiim Gibbs was eyeing mem
sullenly from a distance. His expres
sion, never bl ight or highly pleasing,
was distinctly disagreeable now.
"And called you Gil," she an
swered, faintly, her happy eyes intent
on tha whits ghost of a daudelion at
It might have been five minutes In
ter, or it might have been fifty they
did not know when Felham Gibbs
o une striding up to them.
Tom K.-iriy had sruntered their
"Is lunch ready? I haven't meant
to neglect you, Mr. Gibbs I haven't,
truly!" Dora said, with the gentle
ness of reul contrition.
And she would have taken his arm
to go to the tables spread with white
nniid the greenery.
Hut Mr. Gibbs drew kick. Auger
is unbecoming to a small nature, and
Felham Gibbs was not at that moment
an impressive sight.
"Ah," he said, his drawl vividly in
tensified, "don't think I caught your
mime, but I believe you're a workman
on the new bridge eh? Got a job
there, haven't you? Ah, yes! "
And his mighty attempt at a sarcas
tic insult having been successfully ac
complished, le; stared rudely at his
victim before he spoke again.
Dora had forgotten him !
The lawn sloped down to the spark
ling blue stretch of the bay, and thither
she strolled with (iilbert Dexter, look
ing up at him with half indignant
"Why shouldn't you Iih t hoped to
meet me?" she demanded.
"Whatever I may become," lie nn
wired, slowly "whatever I hope to
become, I wasn't very well off when
you knew- me ; and 1 wasn't very sure
how , at home here nmongyonr friends,
yi'U would "
"Pshaw?" cried Dora, with such
stress of warm reinonst ranee ths.t her
cheeks grew hot the next moment. "It
was four years ago," she murmured,
to change the topic. "I was only
"But I was twenty-two," he an
swered, firmly, his clear eyes search
ing her swett face. "I was old
enough to know thot I hail never felt
toward a girl as I ft It toward you
never! I win in no condition to speak
a word to you on that subject, and I
did not. Hut perhaps perhaps it is
n little different now. Miss Gaylord
Dolly. Don't you remember that the
whole town called you Dolly?"
''I'm thinking of going home, yuii
know, Mins G.iylord," he said, deliber
ately, "rtith your permission. And
seeing you like this fellah's society bet
ter than mine, majbe you'll let hiiu
take you back ? I'm going now, you
And ho turned 'iis stare of silly
spite ii pou her.
"You have my permission," she enid,
in calm tones, looking at him as sin.
might havo looked at an nnnining
spider till he took himself away.
"In the name of Royaltou and all
Banks County, I apologize, Dexter!''
said Tom Kenny, standing aghast. "I
have my opinion of that cad, but 1
didn't think he was equal to tint.
You are well rid of him, Miss Gey
lord!" "Yes," Dora said.
And she looked up at Gilbert Dexter,
and drew a fluttering, long breath.
All her meaning Tom Kenny did not
know, but Gilbert Dexter did.
Pelham Gibbs went to Europe tin
very next week, and before ho came
buck, the engagement of Dora Guy
lord to the clever young man who was
milking a name for himself in connec
tion with the Koyalton bridge, mid
who was a prime social favorite, v,ns
the talk of Koynlton's upper ten.
"She is waked up now," said the
observant, finilingly. "The right man
has found her, and she is wide nwnke.
The dearest girl and the nicest fel
low !" Snturdav Night.
The origin of chewing gum may be
traced indirectly back to the time when
contenders in manly sports in the am
phitheaters kept their mouths from
parching by chewing the leaves of
plants which were capable of produc
ing nu increased flow of saliva ; but
the modern chewing gum, with nil its
alleged benetit:i and its various flavors
is strictly it product of the present ag
The medicinal value of chewing gum
of any kind nuiy well be expected to be
slight. Aside from its employment in
some cases as a sialogogim, or saliva
producer, it is likely to become posi
tively harmful if persistently used.
We may perhaps excuse its iim by
public speakers ami singers, and by nil
whose throats are exposed to the irri
tation of constant use, as by means of
it the throat may be kept moist and
free from irritation ; but even then it
is doubtful whether other method.-,
would not prove quite as efficacious
without being so harmful to the di
It is easy to explain why the diires
tivc system is liable to suffer from the
persistent use of chewing-gum.
One of the chief functions of the
saliva is to stimulate by its presence
in the stomach an increased flow of
gastric juices. But the increased flow
of saliva induced by constant chewing
is generally thrown into an empty
stomach. This explains the gnawing
that the persons unaccustomed to the
use of gum experience after chewing it
for a while. There is no food for the
gastric juices to work upon, and an iir
tifiuial appetite is set up.
This fact might be turned to account
in some cases of indigestion, if it were
not for the supplementary fact that the
saliva which comes from prolonged
stimulation is always inferior in quali
ty in direct proportion to its increased
amount. And not only is this superfi
cial saliva weakened in its puwrr of
stimulating the gastric juices, but an
other important function, that of
ebunging starches to sii;nr, is corre
spondingly interfered with.
Then again, we must not forget the
frothy condition of saliva produced by
the ehowitiK of gum, or fail to appre
ciate tin1 uncomfortable nnd ewn
harmful results of forcing such quan
tities of air into the stomach.-- Youth's
M(isi(iiilo Nets in the Army,
"Speaking of mos.piitos, "s iid the man
on the veranda, ' there were issued to
some of the troops in certain parts of the
South in the course of the civil war in
this country, from lSi.l to I.'Hm, mos
quito nets, which might be called iu
dividuul nets, for they were one to a
person. These nets, when set in po
sition, were about six feet long, three
feet high, nnd three feet wide. Tapes
ran along the top edge and extended
in loose ends at tie1 four corners.
When the net was set up for use tie-so
corner tapes were tied uroitud four
sticks, little corner posts, I'riven into
the ground. It might to some semn
amusing, the idea of issuing mosquito
nets to troops engaged in actual ser
vice; they might think that men in
constant danger of being bitten by can
non balls and built ts would huve lit
tle fear of liiosquitos ; but this would
bo merely the superficial view of per
sons not fully acquainted with the
The coinage of twenty-cent pieces
began in 175 and was discontinued in
Formidable Weapons of Busy Lit
tle Honey Makers.
They are Poisonous Spears of
The stings of bees are formidable
weapons. When they are hungry no
body can handle them, but they are
never cross when swarming, because
on such occasions every one of them
1 has filled herself with linn-y as n pro
vision for the contemplated journey to
another home. Accordingly at sneli
times they can bo dealt with bare
handed. There is an instance on rec
ord of a small boy's hiving n swarm of
bees by securing the whole bunch in
his pniitaloons anil running home w ith
them. If a disposition to be good-natured
after a hearty meal had not been
given to these insects, the- could never
have been domesticated, und the sup
ply of honey would still be obtained
from clefts of rocks and hollows of
trees. There is everything in knowing
how to ileal with bees. Those who are
alarmed if a beo enters tho house or
approaches them in the fields lire igno
rant of the fact that no bee ever vol
unteers nu attack when at a distance
from her hive. The mules called drones,
All the feats performed by the cele
brated Wildman raiiv be safelv imitat
ed by anybody who understands bees.
I He did what he pleased with them np-
pareutlr, causing swnrnu of them to
obey his orders and even to hang in
I festoons from his chin.
Wildman managed nil this by simply
knowing the instinct which bees have
to lollow their queen, iney tlo mis
always, because tho perpetuation of
their species depends on the eggs
which she lays for the colony. He hid
the queen in his beard, thus causing
the swarm to gather there, and like-
' wise made them do whati v.'r lse he
wished, meanwhile giving words of
command which were merely intended
j to deceive the spectator.
I The sting of a bee is composed of
! two spears of polished horn held in a
1 sheath. One gets a notion of the
sharpness of the weapon by a very
j simple comparison. The edge of u
i very keen razor, when examined under
1 n good luicroscopo nppeurs as broad ns
the back of a thick knife, rough, un-
even, and full of notches. An ex
ceedingly small nnd delicate needle
similarly scrutinized resembles a
rough bur from a smith's forge. The
stiug of a bee, viewed through the
same instrument, shows a flawless pol-
' ish, without the least blemish or iue
j quality, ending in a point too line to
I be discerned. In the oet of stinging
I the spears, each of which has nine
j barbs, and is grooved with a channel
I for the passage of tho poison, emerge
from tho sheath. One of them is
! plunged into tho flesh of the victim.
I the other following, ami ulteniately
they penetrate, deeper nnd deeper.
: The venom is forced to the ends of
the spears by much the simi" process
I as that which carries the poi-ou from
i tho tooth of a snake when it bites,
j Ou one historical occasion a "i-rnnl!
pirate vessel, hnviug ou board some
I bees in earthenware hives which had
been captured on an island in the Med
iterranean, was pursued by a Turkish
pulley. The corsair being finally over
taken her men climbed the mast, from
which they threw down the hives upon
the deck when the galley "screw board
rd the vessel. The hives broke into
fragments and tho bees attacked the
assailants with such vigor that the lat
ter retreated and permitted the pi
rates to take their omii galley almost
without le-ustane-'. It is related that
Aiiiurat, Sultan of Turkey, when be
Mcging Alba, found a breach in the
walls defended by s arms of bees. HiH
Janissaries, the brat est militia of the
Ottoman empire, refuse I to clear the
To suck a wound made by a bee is
not ndvisable. Where. is the most
deadly sunke-poison is harmless when
taken internally, that of the bee is
qeite otherwise, sometimes causing se
vere headaches and other distressing
symptoms. The barbs with whicu the
spears are armed pn vent them being
withdrawn after stinging, and Mistress
Bee is usually obliged to fly away,
1 leaving behind her sting, altogether,
!ith a portion of her intestines at
, tached to it. In such a case she dies.
! Wasps and hornets, on the other hand,
j can sting repeatedly without endanger
! ing their lives. The sting of a bee
! with poison sack attached is capable
j of stinging for days after it has been
' removed or torn from tho bodv of the
insect. Persons have been badly stung
in the mouth by stings of bees in
' broken houevconibs which have buried
! bees by fulling upon them. Old bee-
keepers do not njifld the poison, having
been inoculated like Mithridutes of old.
Beginners are sometimes advised to ,
allow themselves to be frequently i
stung, in order that they may become j
proof ngainst the toxic action of the
Medicinal Value of Peaches. .
A dish of peaches is better than a
dose of medicine. Th- re seems to be
n difference of opinion as to whether
or not the fu.z mi the skin is injuri
ous, but the doctors agree that ripe
peaches rank with the best of summer
foods. Seed fruits, particularly figs,
straw berries, blackberries and cran
berries aid digestion ; grapes, grape
fruit, limes nnd oranges are prime
aperients; apples, .lutes, melons, peele.l, ripens w illiin in- nower oi me
cherries and plums are nourishing and pleasure that concealed it.
refreshing, but peaches are a tonic, an j Pleasure must first have the war
aperient, a fond and a drink combin- rant that it is without sin; then fin
ed ; or, to put it briefly, they are meat measure that it is without excess,
and medicine. Every man is a hypocrite who prays
A good mini maybe made on cut on Wnv nnd lives another. It is even
peaches with sugar ami cream, bread explosive than outright ignor-
and butter, and considering the tin-
wholesome character of the water
supply just now, it is a lunch for man
and child. After a repast of this sort J
the individual will feel more like nt
tending to the duties of the afternoon
than if he or she indulged in heavy
foods. Peaches are good before
breakfast and after dinner; they are
good for the digestion, good for the
blood and good for the complexion
Some people eat them without cream , K'it, acted by princes, and elfectcl
or sugar and with good results. The j h "iiiies, and robberies be done by
fruit is so rich in sugar and acid that : "I"'1'' ,!,'l't!- 1M vi,lm'' " '"t?1'""."
it preserve its flavor a long while, but The blossoms of pas-ion, gat and
to get the full benefit it should be , luxuriant flowers, are bright and full
oaten as soon ns it is cut. Redness ' of fragrance ; but tin y beguib ns mid
of the nose, due to congestion, intlain- lend us astray, and their odor is. deadly,
e I complexion, scrofulous and bilious j Sweet rain! lh" concentrated bn nth
tendencies are said to lie materially ; (J f heaven ; billing in t' lirs at pHSsiug
influenced by a liberal consumption "I nftliesuu; ari l sinking on the still
this luscious fruit. Mixed fruits an . ,row of the even with the light touch
always advisable, but the peach in sea- ,,f ,,ving i
sou, used as an alternate with plums, ...
cherries, melons and berries, will van llnw Insects Make Music,
qtiish the enemies of the complexion.1 Everybody is familiar w itli lh- let
This is a peach year. It will profit ; ui,. ,,f the katydid, lb re again it is
the girl who studies her glass to l-tivr iJt. rii-.lj tlmt has the oicc. At the
off drinking lee ercim soda nnd eating b,,. ,,f , ,, 1 1 wing cover i- h thin mem
meat, liie and caiidv, and give the briiiiemis plate, lb- elevates the wing
ijcuntii ing pencil a ciianee m eooi nei
blood and tone up her digestive sys-
tem. The complexion, whatever it j
may be, depends wholly upon t lit
health and constitution, mid it is from j
hygienics and not cosmetics that per-
ninnent improvement must eoine.
New York Herald. j
A Conversation with Monkeys.
In 1857 Jules Richard had occasion noise w in u frightened that strikingly
to visit a sick friend in a hospital, resembles the crying of a young baby,
w here he made the acquaint ince of an j How it is produced is not known,
old olfieiitl of the iustitutiou from the though volumes have been written on
south of France, who wns exceedingly ! the subject. The "mourning cloak"
fond of animals, his love for them be- butterfly a dark species with n light
ingeqiialcdonlyby hihhatredof priests ; j border ou its "wings makes a cry of
he claimed also to be perfectly fiimil- ; uluriu by rubbing its wings together,
inr w ith tho language of cats and dogs, , jho katydids, crickets, grasshoppers
an I even to speak the language of apes ' aa, other musical insects are nil exag
even better than the apes themselves. ; ,.rated in the tropics, assuming giant
Jules Itiehiird received this statement f,,rms. Thus their cries are propor
with an incredulous smile, where- tiontttely louder. There is an East
upon the old man, whose pride was Xmlin cicalia which makes a remark
evidently touched by such skepticism, ' a,v noise. It is called by Un
invited him to come the next morning ' natives duiibub, which means drum,
to the zoological garden. "I met him I'rom this name comes that of Un
lit the appointed time und place," siivn jjmus, which jK known us dunbubia.
Mr. Richard, "and we went together This is one of the few -scientific terms
to the monkeys' cage where lie leaned derived from the Sanscrit,
on the outer railing and begun to uttei 1 The death watch is a popular name
a succession of guttural sounds, which applied to certain bet ties which bore
alphabetical signs are scarcely ado- into the walls and floors of old houses,
quate to represent 'Kirrnn, kirrikin, 'J'hev make n ticking sound by stand
kuruki, kirikiu'--repeat -d w ith slight ing nil tin ir hind legs and knocking
variations hiiii iiifl'erciicoK of neceiitua- their heads niiinst the wood quickly
ion. In a few minutes the whole com- Hn,l forcible, it is a call. Manv su-
pany of monkeys, a doeii in numb, r,
assembled nnd sat down in rowsbeforo
hiat with th -ir hands crossed in their
hips or resting ou their knees, laugh
ing, gesticulating, nnd answering.''
The eoiiersatioii continued for a full
quarter of Ull hour, to the intense tic
light of the moiikcts, who took a liv f
ly part in it. As their interlocutor
was about to go awa, they nil becami' ;
intensely excited, climbing up on the :
balustrade and uttering cries of lam-
etitation; when h- finally departed that uniiiy insicts hate voices so high
nnd disappeared more and more from ' v pitched that tin y cannot be heard
their view, they ran to the top of tin- by the human ear. One evidence of
cage and clinging to the frieze mad i this fact is that some people can dis
motions as if they were bidding him tinguisli cries which arc not audible to
good-by. It seemed, adds Mr. Rich- j others. - Washington Star,
ard, as though they w ished to say, j - -
"We are sorry to part and hope to I Triliispliilitetl Frog's Skin,
meet again, and if you can't come, do A curious operation, says the Hos
tlrop us a line. !"- Popular Science pital, has been reported to tin- French
Monthly. j Ophthaliindogical Society. A boy of
"" I thirteen, after an injur to his eyt lid,
The First Kay Out. h(l(, j, KO vrroly contracted that he
itewnrd "Did you ring sir?' I could no longer close Ins eye. Ac-
Ocean Traveller "Yes, steward, I-I cordingly an incision was mad" in tho
rnng." ! evelid nnd tiny fragments of frog's
Steward "Any thing I can bring skin wen- inst rt -d in a kind of ehcequer
you, sir?" work. It adhered perfectly, and tho
Ocean Traveller "Y'-yes, st-si. w- ' wound was completely healed over,
ard. Bub-bring me a continent, if After about five months the eyelid re
yon have oue, or an island anything, ' covered its power of movement. A
steward, so 1-lul-long as it's solid. 11 tiny traverse line ueross the lid is the
you can't, sus-siuk the ship." liar-. only sign visible of the fragments bor
pcr'8 Bazar. rowed from the frog.
PEAKLK OF THOl'GHI.
A fool carries his name in his mouth.
The wren has a sweeter mmg than
A man's good name is sometimes
A woman who looks much in the
glass spins little.
All churches have some members
who talk too much.
Thi; trouble about vanity is that it
always makes one so poor to tote it.
( 'htiuee opportuuit ies make iih known
to others and slill more to ourselves.
Punishment is n fruit that, uiisus-
Persons extremelv reserved
jk, ,.,,.,,.,, wlli(.i.s, whi.-h had
r,lV(,rii thnt hiliiU.r, v,.r see
ing what o'clock it was.
When tno young people marry for
thev both niarrv a fortune, al-
though tin y nuiy lie ns poor as a cou
ple of Job's shabbiest turkeys.
If a mischief becomes public and
and rubs the two platen to
ll you could rub your shoul-
dor blades together you could imitate
t ii operation nicely,
Certain grasshoppers make n sound
when fit ing that i- like a watchman's
rnttle clacketty-clack, very rapidly
repeated. There are also some moths
I and butterflies which havo voices.
The "death's-head" moth makes a'
pcrstitioiis have been entertained re
specting the noise produced by these
insects, which is sometimes imagined
to be a warning of death.
Entomologists have succeeded in re
cording tie- cries of many insects by
the ordinary st stem of musical nota
tion. Hut this method does Hot show
the actual pitch which is usually sev
vral octaves above the stuff. Jt merely
i rves to express the musical intervals.
It is known with reasonable certainty
When My Ship Conies In.
Cncle often tells us stories
Of a ehip he has at sea,
And tho wonders and the glories,
If we're good, f,,r Tom and me.
And 1 dreiim that somewhere sailing
Is a gallant bark of luino,
With the soft wind never failing,
And the wi-iither alwny" line.
(Hi ! the bells w ill all bo ringing
With a merry, tuneful din.
The birds will ull be pinging,
AVIu-n my ship comes in !
Bhe Is bringing gifts for Mother,
And for Father nnd the boys.
And my little baby brother
Shall be smothered deep in tnyst
Her hold is full of treasure
From the islands of the M iln,
And her fairy crew at leisure
Are sailing home uguin.
Oh! the pleasure past all rhyming,
And the joy that will begin.
When all the bells are chiming,
And my ship comes in '.
There are storms nnd sudden dangers
Hiding cruelly n round.
Where just such ocean rangers
As my fairy bark are found.
Flow, breath of heaven, behind hi-r,
And guide In-r safely home,
And some . In y I shall find her
JIv ship fri-m o'er tho foam!
Oh ! the birds w ill nil be singiriir.
When her cn-w the haven win :
The l II? will ull I-- ringing
When my ship comes in!
- St. N'K-hola-
A water pitcher old ocean.
Paradoxical a it may seem, it is pi
ways to a man's credit to pay cash.
Maud " VYIm t is til'- l-esi month
to get married 111':'' Malic "This
month, if pon-ibb-."
The man who thought lie could liv
on the milk of human kindness died
in the poorhoiise of dyspepsia.
Worrying over n thing bears th
Mime relation ! g it that n inght.
marc huirs to nek ride.
"I just know sti. s nor thirty."
"How?" "Wln-ll Wo proposed to givo
b r n birthday party she looked real
The liillll who is pushed to the wail
tin. Is it tin-best thing on earth to brsen
himself against when In is ready to
"My dailmg, ' protest, ,1 IV Grind,
"my life is an open bi-d-." "-s,"
sighed his wife, "but much .1 the print,
is very bad."
Floe- tf-rd expand' 'f ur it does,
"lis proven In In
And yet somehow the rui" won't work
t'pon n lump of i--".
"You see, Miss I'l.iinv, even the
birds s.eem happier running m couples.
"Yes, but they are geese and don't
"Is it true that n 'varsity man
soon forgets what he hs learned nt
college?" "No sir; it is not. I can
row just ns well now us when I was up
Mrs. R. O. Mnntic :-"Ah, that noble,
noble sword ! T suppose some mem
of your fuinily has drawn it time nrul
lime again?" Mrs. MatR. Fact; "No;
onlv once. My husband won it at ai
Ethel (rummaging in prnndma'a
drawer i "Oh. grandma, what a curious
old key this in." Grandma "Yes. my
dear; that was your grandfather's:
latchkey." "And you kit-pit in mem
ory of old days-?'' "No, my dear; oil
"Where is tin- island of Java situa
ted'.'" asked a school-teacher of a
small, riither foi h rn-!iioking boy. "I
diinno, sir." "Duu't you kn.-w whero
coffee comes from?" "Yes, sir, wo
borrows it from tho next door neigh
bor." fenutor StunforiFs Crest.
The story is told that somo time
ago the late Senator Stanford, of Cal
ifornia, was approached by a person
who made a business, and a good one,
of inventing mythical genealogies and
coats-of-iirnis for millionaires who were
willing to pay properly for such lux
uries. He loge I the senator to set up
n shield and est- iteheon, promising to
invent one of po -nliar merit for him.
"All light," iii 1 Mr. Stanford; "go
ahead. Ibi wh i it comes to tho de
vice I want . voiing man driving a
pair of oxen along a towpath hitched
to a stotieboiit. That's tin- way I be
gan life." 'I'lie professor of heraldry
demurred, lie whs not usol to any
such devices ns thai. He dealt in
swords nu 1 daggers an 1 in-lib-I hands
nnd such like emblems . f a nobility
founded in force and blond. A nihil
ity that takes its rise in the peaceful
pursuits of industrial life was entirely
beyond km, nnd he I t the Matter
drop.- New Orleans Picayune.
All Ittractivp He privation.
"I don't see why Miss Gobble should
seem so attractive to the gentlemen."
He " Tht: doctor has forbidden her
ever eatiug icv-croam, "--Chicago In