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PITTSBOIUV, CHATHAM CO., N. C, V KBIiUAKY .8!Ki.
A (Jnaricl Untied.
Ph looker! nt liim with 'piick surpris",
H) looked ;it him with ti'tr-l,riiriui"'l eyes,
JI'T tiltllt-.'l'.seil lllllld II motion ; I,
No wurl Icr curling csea,".t ;
IIU eyes wtij bright, his vi." win '.'l"ir;
ll ti!y mill : -I love you, il"ar!"
Hr eye j wro deep with mi ;t' Iiu'
They i jlli'iifil Into t-n Ii-r Mil";
Tli haughty curve h.-r lip for.-ook ;
Her linnd lay open on her ! 'k :
Thou a . li" ik" I; - ili-w T" near,
Ami -aid n.; lin : "I low yii, d-ar!"
Wlii':i'sv.i"'l l"-. dwells wr.illi -:iini"t st iy ;
JI'T smil" chased nil l lin tears away,
idle loot;- I at him : "All. ilo imt fear,
J. tun imi Kiy. "I love y.'.t. d"itr !''
Jlis smile replied : -O.ir hearts are near.''
His words wr" still : "I lovo you, dear!"
A!i ! '.vli -ii til" lift- of anger hunts,
A:; I a!l I; fe s siv.vt to l.i:t.T turns
When ry-'H r lla-hing. Hp" close sor,
l'rop an il t ) h'.i nu ami to regret ;
'J'Ih'ii. happy wi' if (iroatlin irt ti'.-.ir.
lluvt; strctigth t say : "I lovo y.ni th nrl"
"Bid Mo Good-by and Go,"
T .I 1'h '
Tiiih- .VIM p. in.
":i" Mr. I .idyard's
or nvini--o - iMirtin-i urawn -iiiinv n:n- ,
ilrawn -'llinly liht-
v.!. .Mi-. I.i har.l -M'-i l'"l-T" tli lln-
in; i nt it with a pai r -n mi Ii t l ip. Sli-t
Marls violently an tli" l"',l rik" tli- hall
hour, ami a ti i- f - ti ir I at th" do-T If ll.
flu- ha-lily pii-:.' up th pap.-r, and i- ah-i-orlu'd
in il in a ma ! aaiio'in " Mr. l iay-
Mi'm. Li.lyar.l (risi-ij; . -.litcly) 1
''iii'iot h.-lp t lj i iil. i y; li-ivo !;ivcti
y.iiirs 'll uti!icoi'S"ary truttl'l.'.
CiaytiMi (Millly) -I .n f in.l l,.;iiifj
qivjto .s no no mi'ta!vc was j.o.s,il.lr.
Mrs Li.lyar lfwitlj ruiic I iyolrow)
Clayton (ii'istily)-A.-t to tho if rc
timi of t ti i.i ia.'kot I in 'in !
M:k. Li.lyar.l - O!
Cluyl :i (ooi.lly) Di.l yo:t mu
that-O, I 11.i-.111v you, your Icttoi left
lilt; no ;h mo.! of iiu -.iii'i.li.'ii-i n. It
van iiaiiilully cl"ar
Mr. Li.lyar.l 1 a:n (.;!. 1 ; i;i that
cam', 1 miii mo
Clayton 1'iviMsoly ; th-'i'.; n n .th
in,:; to I..- .1 in.; l.ut to rot lira th. -so
K tlcrs ( 1 1 it 1 1 1 1 1 -v . iit'.'l).
Mis. Jji.ly.ir.l (hoMill;,- out lief
i:.ii I) -Th ink y.iu.
Ci'aytoi, (iiiiilly-II ulu't you li.'t
tcr s.c Ihat you lino tho full C'olllpli
Mr.;. Li lyar.l ( ! lihcratoly uiityin;j
t!io hti in .) -It you j.i. f r it
C'lnylon ( Uiiji ilv) I'.vo!
Miv. I.i'lyar.l (.(.:.-) You htig
CoiUi.n (dill mi ;n -I have never
: iviii you I'ni.si. to in .'ilt in".
Ahs. L.l.af.l, (ti:h a kIii-iio)
I'i' "ISO 'lUl'l lit II s lllVC it M ill '.
'oi!ii'i I ili ioil -I;. ) -I liivi; iit th'
hii,'h:. -i w is'u f..r itnythiii.; of the
horl. Nitur.iliy it it your woman's
j-rivilc.;.; to luva!; your wor.l at olteu
it-, you c'ioo ,o.
Mis. L..yar-I (in li-n tiit l ) -Tel !
(('.liiiiiicj liclsol f. ) 1 I'lvnlt my woiil
lOvcuse me, in thisc's.) is that i n'lc
t'o. r e V
Clinton (.o;-r..,llt) Ali.tMtlily -Mr-.
Li.lyar.l - lint
Clayton th, you ii.-nu I liav
tal.i li t he imt I it i V
Mi s. L'.ly .n .1 I rut her fancy -
I'lyioii l ..ii Hindi! it iniposMoi
lor till! to i i itiiylhiii else.
Mrs. Li.lyar.l (.uic!.l) Whit .1
oil in. all?
Ciaylon (cii'mly) -l-'..r jiit v' sake
its yon sai.l just now, vlou't let us hav
Mr-. Li'lyar.l (r it r u i nf iiwuy) Yo.i
ure ijuiie ri;;lit. 1 .1 .n't think titer
litiythili ; left lint to nay iroo.l l.y I
Clayton 1 think not, unless it in
tor mo to wih you happiness, n:i.l as
mi ol.l friend, I may, perhiijM, 1..! nl
lowc.l to he ii little htd'ori liniiil will,
in v eonratitliitioiis.
.Ill's. Jjiilyai'd (looking nt l.iin in
Lurjuisi )- Your eoir-iatiilittions.
Clavtoii (in a ntliilinusly niiiialile
Voic. ) -I eoiti.l not well nlteinl the
wcil-liii;; even it' I ti ho.l; I .start for
Mis. Liilyar.l (liitin. her lij.s nml
ilrtii.iio; her eyes) Aro yuu not
Cluyttui (still with n fureetl Kiuile)
lio.-s it mutter hitwtc:i iik'?
Mis. Li. U. u,l (dil! keeping her -fuliou
Yes, as oit say wo are old
frit'ti.l". I liattllv eare to reinemhcr
ho v loii't we have known each other.
It mn'es fill feel j. i o archaic.
Ciaytoii (I. tilths too,siva'j;ely) You
had j i t conic out of I he school I'ooiu
when 1 tiist went to (ii'iiymours with
voiir him h r.
Mrs, Ijiilyar.l (j.tiiletiii;;) llou't
r.'ini't'l in" "f it. 1 was tho ttyly tlitek-ll'i.;-
Clso:i (.tatnilv) You were one of
the hwei test, most .'irlis!i
Mis. I. .1. ai d -I reali.. tny i'or:uer
hh.ii tt. ui i iiLCs. I ini I too much eo:a
j.leM.oi too little style.
Cl.iyt' ii (oittet In ) - L .nd ui quickly
nipplied th-title, if it fin. I not tie
ftroy the other At iiineteen you
untde tlto mat'.!, of the scats u,
Mr-. Li.lyar.l (quietly) Yi h.
Clayton (hotly) -A until old enough
to lie your father ntil rich enough to
w ipe out n i i.i rc th in;;" than t!i it --
Mrs. Lidyiird (quickly) Ted! don't
spciik like that. You know ho v:ns
good tti mo always.
Clayton I bog votir nrlo:i.
Mr.-.. Lilyifl (qui. tly) And after
it! if J did marry him waui'l it your
fnil't? 1 1 you i xpeet inu to propose
to you my 11?
CillVtull (hlllgk-. -( If course, I llilll
forgotten. It w.ish marriage of pique
witii the additional peuutico of liftwlt
thousand u year.
Mr. Iji.lyaiil (rising quickly V.'o
Ini. I bolter my fjood-hy
C.aytuti Yi t. (not iiiiviu..'.) nul
tii h thin; it wiil In; good-by ; tho moth
won't Mutter round the caudle iiaiu.
1 tiiouht wben you tvi ro 1 rei', you
vtitiitci me to stay; ninl wo iliiftnl iti
to an ciiongcmi'iit which
3Iim. Li.lyaiil (j lictly) Which you
Clnyton ( ni'.;rily) la (hero n nun
alive who com'. I s'uiol it D you
Kuppose I wa:uo I to !i. c into a juil'lio
! l "l jom.-st ocs 1) w nti:i
! nsk 1110 to your w.'tl . I i :j ?
for von to
Mrs. Li.lyar.l (lemurcly) I tloli't
tliink it v.oiihl have ocemro'J to nio
to do that.
C iiytoti (not hoe. ling her) Ntilitr
ally, you nr.! p. rfeelly fr. o to ehooM.',
only it's a pity that yon tli I not make
it your mill 1 a lit! !e mjoii. t us to Cap
tain Yelek !!
Mr-. Iiid.ar.l (stiiiilny) Ati.l you
are so polite to UK-.
Clayton Well, at niiv ruto, there in
nil end ; vim have chosen
MiH. Li.ly.ird That is to say, you
or.lere.l me to close my tloura to Cap
tain V. rckt r and 1
Ciaytou ( 'cit. .li t ) - You w t .t j to
tell mo there were oM'eil'.nstulK'cs that
made it impossible
Mrs. Li.lyar.l (. xeit.-tlly nl,o) An.l
without further i jtla:i.it ion you re
plied that our cii.;a;.reiiii!ut was over,
Clayton ('ii ti j excited ) iAolana
t i"n ! Women think they can explain
everytliiu:;, and I Imt men will believe
tliein. What extenuation could thert3
Mrs. liidvard ( pissioii'itoly) Only
tin's timt I don't 1 1 v.; hei'ti aloni)
Clayton-;-Kvt ? Wliltt tl.iyou moan?
Mrs. Li.lyar.l (.c.'ili'hiiii; up 'iij it )
il'a. 1 that.
Ciiytoti (1. ut'd. r.il ) Why ?
Milaiiees at paper.) I tl m't under
(Slops.) Wiial? (i, -a. L aloud.) "A
man ia;.;.' wiil r h trtl v t t;e jdae be
tween M.Hi ( iladys Lid vard, liief ! of
liio late Th imas L'ihnr.1, of Wilt
shii't; nil 1 li.o-venor I'm 'e. ail Cap
tain (i -or,'.! V. rei. -r id the Life
(luar Is. M.sh Li.lyar.l h:ia been
hioiiiIiii;; the season with Ii t iluele'.s
uitlow in t liosv.jiior I'i ice, mil "
(Slops.) , K.e, v.h.ll II fool I've
Mrs. L dyard (i.etweeli n luiieh iiu.l
II :.o.) -1 liev. r eo ii . l a. I 't'l.
Clnyton (-joes to hu) D.nlin;;, will
y.itl rorj'ive lln ?
Ml-. Lilly ai'd (d innieU ) --What
al'i itt yoiii' trip to l'aris?
Clayton (holtlin,yf her in his aiins)--
A m t to tliinu that if J hud not come -Mrs.
liidtard (with ea'in superior
ity) -(), but i knew y. nt would, and
an. I -Ted, shall I hav.' to ask you to
my weil'liiijj'.' I! nei; and While.
Liu i lit i iy has u big t hicken farm
in West l!utoii, mill Ihih beverul him-
1 it'll lu lls, lie bi'injrH many eggH ami
chickens (dead and tll'ehsetl) to Port
land, lie loads his tinfoil tho ni;;lt j
biToi't! nml starts nt I) n. m. He has
only to hitch up tho hoist s and drive
lb; did so last Monthly morilill'. It
is ii tlrivc of seventeen miles to this
city. He reached hero at just about
sunrise, mys tint i'oldlaiitl (Me.),
As he it pr laelio l the I'nitotl Slates
hotel to deliver some produce, some
one Hhoiitetl at him and asked if he
brought his hens to market roosting
on tho cross bar under tho wiii;oii.
lie paid no attention, supposing the
man was (?uyiii! him. lt;it when he
Btoppetl at tho hotel mill others enlle.l
his attention to four hens loostinir
under the wu;;on, nml just waking up,
it is iloiibtlul whieli was tho most as
tonished, Mr. Ileriy or tin; hens.
Two of the latter were panic-strick
en, mill st u tctl tlowii Federal sheet.
out! was iMujiui in lcnij.i') sirct t. Hint )
tho other pot down utmost to '.-
change street before it wa . enpluieil.
The cook at the hotel I to si lit tho four
liens for u dollar and look them home.
How iiiinv liens were asleep under
the wii:;on when Mr. It.Tfy slart'tl
fioiu homo h.) e.ui't tell, because his
yiiiil is overrun with hens, but it is
very possible that there were inure
The papal bulls of the eighth nml
ninth centuries were written on c it-
toti jmjicr of ft fair quality.
A Straae Stery.
1 toil matet ial l. r u ll jvtl may tie
found in a tale which cents from
Hope, Siello county, this slate. Miss
L'lleii Normal!, living near Iheie, was
iiii'-;eil to bo imirricd to (icorgt;
Th iiupsou, n pro 'inn yitiuii fur
iiK'i'.litit her ireiits were stront'ly 'p
post.nl to the match. In October, 1H 1,
the girl was taken iil : October 21 s 1 1 ;
tl.ed, nt least the tl et..r jifoiiouuceil
hi r th ml, aft. r sul j' cl in Icr to mi
iiii lous tests. The funeral was S'd lor
Oeiober 'Jo. The body w. is kept ovir
n't; lit in tho Norman h.ii-.e. The
only watcher was Mr. Thompson, who
tleelarcil that he was lint afraid of the
disease, whatever it was. It was due
to his watching that tho young woman
is niive ti ll ty,
Thompson removed the lid of the
ivfiiu in order to gn.o unco more upon
the faf.' of liis fiancee. lie was i.ur
prisoil toKccthvrticM id' the body ris.Jiu
the casket rise and fall in a spasmodic
way, as thutigh the girl was gu-piiiu
for breath, ilo wrapped the rijjitl
form in a blauki't, earrit .l it to his
house, lctiiniC'l to the Not'liiau house,
nude up n tlu:i;my ntnl closed tho fof
lin. This was bnrietl.
After Miss Norma!! ha.l been carried
to th-.; Thompson resilience nml a
doctor siimii!o!i -d who worked over
her for several hours, it hi tv.iu ! evi
(lent that i-ho wns simply in a trance.
Siio reiti'tine 1 delirious for sjvt nil
d:kys. As sh' bccaiiKt rotifer all wos
t'Xplaiuetl to her. Ahout the middle
of I'eCiliiber Miss Normaii was spir
ited away fiom lioit.' by Ir. Miitian
and Mr. -Thoinp.-oii ni:d si'ice that
time she has been trnveliiiir in tin;
i-ottth iiml west, where she h is fully re
fitine I h'T health.
Tho other tl ty she returned to ll-.jie
as the brill.; of Tliotiip'on, tho old
folks were apprised of lief being alive
find weil, the fatt"d calf and several
other fat in animals were killed, iiiitl
they will doiibtle'S live happily ever
aflerwai'd.--i;isiiiarel:, North llakuta,
Nov Submarine Iioat.
Y'et an itli. r s ibni'iriiii! bo it lias
been invented, or is it an old friend
under an asiiiined n mi ? 1! this as
it may, iihiibniiriue boat, ordered by
the IJi'jziiian governiin nl, was to he
t lied this week on tho Seine, and the
trials being sali -factory oth'f and
larger ve:-:t ds are to b: built, savs the
Court .1 lurnal. Tiie iit-w boat, whieli
i'i named llie (lo!ib t, is some tneiity
si leel long, ill. mt li.o feet six inches
in diameter in the .titer, an I has a
ilispinf on. ntt id' about tell I. iil". Th"
motive power is ni tplie I by electric
ity, ii !! 1 the screw a in) servo th.! put
pose of a l u l l r. til esh if! belli;., joined
so a.'t to ell tble it to b" , timed ei t her
to tho right or to the left.
Three mt n, the inventor elniias, can
live under water in tiie (ioitbet for
twelve hours with the supply of i-oni-pi
ss sl air. This has, of course, to
bo proved ; but in the event of any
thing going; w roii;.', a lead kt t i, weigh
ing over a ton, can be immediately
dropped, and the ho it will nt mice
coiiio to th" suri'ace like u ct l '.i. On
account of elee: ricily being used I'm
supplying the 1'1'i.p lliug t.wer, the
sphere of action of tin; ti"W boat must
of necessity be very limited, as t'oiu
p.isses cannot b.; used, hut it coiiid do
all that was n quired of it, if taken ott
boartl a vct'scl mid hiiinehed when tho
enemy's ships were in sight. The
( loiihct'.s mission i.s to throw torpe
does, nud if the arrangement for
throwing th. .sc projectiles can bo re
lied upon, sin; will prove n fnrmid.ihlo
atititgoiiist. To sink the (ioubet water
is let into compartinoutH. in tho lower
part of the boat, and when it is sunk
to any required depth in that position
it remains exactly, the arrangement for
sinking the vessel being so beautifully
mi 1 carefully mi anged. One ouneo
of water in no or less it is sni I, will
cause the boat to sink lower or como
nearer the nirfac.
Scientists are puzzled at the num
ber of aithqnakes tint have visited
this continent within the past year.
Tht! latest oil ) affected a portion of
Mi x co, throwing down homes and
bursting water-pipes. Tint duration
of the I'lirlhqit'ike was about twelve
seconds, with a direction of northeast
i) in 1 west-southwest. Subten ant ail
tires that my bo cnns i initig coal mines
at ii very great dep: h are given as a
possible e l ist! of soni ! of this demon
titration. Water breaking into theso
intensely heated tire-pits would readily
generate siitlieient steam to produce
such shocks. Tin! origin of earth
qti ikes has for many years been in
volved in mystery, but investigators
are looking to explosions of gas and
tin? rapid gviieratiou of steam as mi in
citing cans - i r 111 " minor shocks that
ve so frequ utly experience. New
C II II.IMtKN'S ( U .M.
A i ii u.r. hi i.i.'-- nni it.
"M f n't I !" a I.. iy V ' -a.. I "iir M .ty,
Th" I. ars ia It -r bi .- .-t Lht",
1 ai . idy a we hitle l,t--,
Tllele's ll'dhlll a w.eiitit e.in d .
' "l is ,o, I ln-.-.r ! t'.'iiin .1 lin say .s,
lt-.'s home f . in a ureal ei'lleu'". t" ;
li -;ti I so. jti-t i."',v. in t!;e pallor,
'1 h"ie' ifihiir; a w ei.a t .'an d"."'
'Mv w" lilt!" l.i-d". my l.triii,''
t- ti.l I pilllil: i l. l' k it.'i - .(: h.iir.
"J want " i, !iiy a' till i.. o ! n.
To sain Hi avv.ij nil in -I tier's rare.
"J- tii'T ti"thin4 y ei .'nil !., my d. tiling f
Wli it ".v.t - Mi it 'i.-t - ti I I.i-' nuht !
'My own lull" suii!e-a:t! I . ! ..-a her.'
J 'kii e.v, t r He- r.M.;a i ... lailu."
".;t! t! .-re i- :t -fret, my M tiy.
l'erlinps y.,. ...,-. j..;,iii it note day
"I'lir- Itan I dial i- wiini:-aiel . - i ; -
Wiil ilo tile !...;! iv-.rk . n the v.av.
"And th" w.el, that i- -V'"..s' n:id il- ar.-tt,
'J'h" w i k II'." - ii, ili v l e'. r it".
Tli" ere.;! tv. Ml. ' i Mt'.in - f hapi'-
. Ill I tl Ml.. ! it 1.,-ie I J;e .',1 : '
- I. i li s II n,e .1. :r; it
wintc.i: ni'MN'i t m t:i: r.M nmi'n r.
A pi. asa'tt ';a;u" to )tlay o:i wi titer
r-veiiiiigs is call.' 1 'Animal Life." Tht
company, big an 1 lif. le.sit in n circle,
and each in turn th scribes the feel
ings mid net!. us of nil ii'iimul, tlr
others glle.i.sil g ttolll th" tle-el'll t d
iiiay inchi le b. .is'., birds, lis'n, r ;t
tilt s nud ins e:-. A small ".il l h.lely
tlescriii.'d the a! 1 i eitof as follows: "I
love to lie oil tie; mu ldy Links ol
riv. is in warm c emtties; I keep very
still, mid look I ili.j a log. Mv smile
is hall-n-yar 1 wide, and I'm Hot
ptetiy at nl!; but my skin make
lovely pur-, s i.ud hags."
A tiger was thus described the t-into
e vening by a boy : "I am a big cat,
with line, "lent teeth mi l n Kantitul
spotted mid s'riped skill. I live in
tiie junkie, mid in. n are itiraitl of
me, tnoii'.'li they eonio to liitnl me. I
make splei: Ii 1 rugs." Ifoiu-.t (liiceti.
an ft. i xie t;!Mi".N r.
An old experiment is to try to blow
a cork into a bottle. lake n water
ll t-k or a wi.le-iii"tillii'd decanter, or .
Im. 1:1.., hold it in n horioiitul position
and p'aci; a sin ill t oil, in tin' iit.ck. It '
will I lieu seem nil i.e. Ill it til' lo blow ;
I he cork into the bottle; but upon '
trial it uiil be found impossible to do ,
so, as the harder one blows tin: mole
forcibly it i. tj cte.l .ml of the bottle ;
and into the Inc.; of the t xp. liinetite!'.
The explanation of this t fiiiiaf In;- j
havior of !,e cork is v. iy simple. Tin; '
bottle is already liili id' it r, so that l.'
in, He em he blown into it. ami tii;
only t IV. f i i .in. 1 il I by blowing is to
L'. in ) 'i t -s I he nil' ah i a I y inside.
Winn li.e pressure i, r.ni"Ved, the :
air, In iie; . la-l ie,t pnlids again quick
ly nud in so doing force, tho fork out j
of the II t'l,, apparently i I a liVelse j
direction from the current from the i
longs of the experimenter. The neck
of the bottle mus! be p d leetlv .Irv, or i
the cork will adhere toil and interfere '
ttltil till! silt', 'ess of the . xpel'iuieitt, ;
l'l!ONt . t.l'IOX M. Ill'.t.
A pi'oiiiine.a'.ioii uiateli is a tine way :
ol en tell lit ' ng a party of clever y oiiny
people in a duil t veiling hour. Any :
number can piny. hi; i t i l t-ied mi
lead !. At Iil- t he wiil call out n lit- '
. !', its A, and e it'll p I'soli must think
quickly while lit; counts live, and bo :
ready to t II the Hit ne of a citv in the !
slate agreed upon before tiie contest j
For itist ine. the leader, while ho '
counts live, p nuts to on ol tin; com-
puiy, who must g.v ; the name of n j
city beginning wit! the letter A, 15 or
C,as tiie leader maj anuoiiiic.'. When '
out! answer has bet a given ho quickly I
counts ....in nit 1 j uints to another '
person until mine ono fails to res- ;
pond, v. h u ho is declared leader an I
also pays a forfeit. ;
It is very anui-iiig and tenches peo- ,
pie to think quickly and keep their j
wits about til. 111. It I- also sometimes
played by choo-inj sidc.iis in a spell
ing match, and in tinii ease etch one ;
who mi-ses t tikes his seat, nud tho 1
side which remains on tii,; ll tor long- .
est is declared the wintnr. i
A lew km I id spelling ben is whit
the following ea tie is calie.l : One of
the company begins the game by nam- i
liign letter of the alphabet, ami 1ho
next must n mu' iiiiother, which in 1
connection with the first w ill lit lp to
make a wor.l, but which will not coin
plete it. The next ndds ntiotlii-r let '
tor, mid so on, each aiming to put in 1
u letter which Will not liuish a word, j
This goes on until somo one itm.l
vet teutly eoinp'etes it. Thou the tin-
lucky one is c impelled to pay a for- I
feit. To illustrate: Tho next adds m. :
The m xt a. Another g, nml tho next, I
instead of uddiug e an I completing tho !
word, sa i. Tho following one'
gives ii, mi l I he next, 1 tv a happy '
llioii ;ht, tl i s not give e, but snvs a, '
nil. I tiien toll, 's t. i. t. niiil n. u!,,
the word has to be finished, iu sj ito
of all, Chicago Timcs-llel'nhl.
01 1) LIYMIllOODS.
Diriiiisc; an Exitcn..? in Queer
ami Oriiriii 'l Wnj-.s.
A Unique rii.ti'acu r Who Buys
L' l'l Ovt Yv'i'.s'.iir,:-'.
evi r-inei'i e !ng t n. i :i i.- .
saiy to k, ep the w.di from th" d""l' in
these timt'S o f plls'l; 1 Ii e, j i i . 1...' Colli-
petition has driven many ol lite rank
and lib; of life to c..p;u!'c the lb t t.i'g
ilolhir in tj leer mi.l origin.,! ways. It
occurred to one genius rt-e.-ntly t i : : 1 1
there might be a i.t'oiil ti i" tra'.e
done through purchasing th" 1. u-.vcr
1 : tt- :i fi'etu Cliiiiese l.ti.n lry iiieu and
.l:sp,..!-ing of it to in llgei.t in i i i l .lal-t
who r.-taiu a iingeii ig am .tint oi v.;-le-ii.-ct
and a w.akiifs-t l' r a clean
shirt. Tht; in in I i whom the il n
came has le ,".i :n iking a steady living
since a! Ills t!i li; busliiess, nud ai
re el;.' 1 II- a Competitor HI til'; li'-.d.
I n aiiijo t cv.-ry Cioie
there is an nceniiiiilatioii .!
t ie 1 e I'"!' t ie) lined part 1
i' li, 1 :"t
wi.o forget to call f
inslane. it tlii'e',i"!i
ticket an 1 tho em
Hess of identifying
left -over l.ti. n ll." i,
to lu'iki.,, a bid f '.
it, a.; i iu some
tin. l i s of the
:;, .pi. !,i hopeless-
tie' t-wii'-r. T.'.i
i;t hM.'i'i il l'lfid't'ed
, g. ts, u iiialiy nt
let tils '.it u hat.d-
hi own i.ric
Another qne r way of gelt. tig a iiv
it: ' i-- that .ur-n d by a miiii on the
Led I'l.ver front, who is known from
Cherry llili to Concur':, li" .k as "Tii"
lirnpplcr." Iu thj suuitii' r line,
when lit" i'i-i s n ti 1 st: iu;:piei' as are
crowd si with sweltering li'ini'iiiily
from tiie t.'a-t si le tern nt -nt li.uist s,
ii is a c U!i!ii ei t!i;u" for -ome ntifor
tuuat j to to pie over in! ih wat. r nml
bt! dl'ow led itefot'e help iiri iv. s. Tiie
body is u iitally wa-ihed around by tl."
ti b t and t d lies oti tho pier fr. tit a:id
c.iiiuot be heit.'d without a car. fill
s; arch by a:i t xperienee l hand.
"The (irappier" ii tf-naily Kept for
by the, sorrowing relativ's, and he
strikes a bargain to in e.iv.T tho bo Iy
f..r so much i.io:i"y. The prie,; tt m il
ly pni 1 him is $y. Then, tinned
wiih tools of his own iuveiiti oi, "Tiie
tirapiihr" launelie.i It's boat, mnki s a
Clft.dlil study of th'' sp d whefi; the
body ifisapii ared. thaws his own run
elusions as to tie; wh- ro.ib.f.it-. of th"
tii'o.Mi tl from a lif..'-loiig slu Iy of
the ways of lli-t Uiver water:, and
then begins to gr. ij.ple. Som-dimes n
le d ,- w ill be brougot to the siirfaee
within half an hour. Al other times
tiie work h is lo be e il l led ..u patient
ly for days and weeks bid',..,, the grap
pling irons caicii the lvnuinis. It;
some instance.-, the ;g l'.-i ' i has failed
to lind th" body and h e. thrown tij.
Im eoiitraol. Asa rule, however, his
"HI.; . nine task is stleees-i ui v iieeoin
plishe.l. When net s.ai'cliing for
l.edn ., 'The (irapj.l. r" fills out hit
l;n:i lisiiing for anything he ca.i ret.
lb- cal, it. .. all sorts of ll d -.mi and
jet-am, that he turns into cc h. 11,1
roi.e, I. .d anchors, chains, riiMv iron
an I olio I deposits of the rii.-r b"d
iir ail v.ei'.h niottoy to hue. "The
t trappier" - i.n - business is not limn i- h
in", i. on, lie Mie. de l to his pecu
liar eiiiic; thii.ugli his father, who
taught h'.m the business in the days
when grappling paid, and ho cannot
turn iiis hau l to auylhiug else at this
On,., of the i'i miirkabio baud of
ci np folloNvt is that hovers on the
outskirts of Wall street's speculating
crowd is I tidy tho (loos', an cxstool
pigeon of the polio ', who is credited
with earning a weekly sum in n variety
ol ways. Hilly is um'tlly seen hold
ing iu his arms a pyramid of cast-oft'
hi s, which he s-lls for anything they
wili f. teli. These trausiit'iioiis are all
clear prolit to Hilly f or ho gets the
itais as gills from tiie brokers of tho
mi ,'hborhood who hive purchased
new ones. Lilly nisi louts i loiiey nt
t i nl tit n ti t rates of itile: e - t to impecu
nious mes.teii'; r boys, and makes n
large profit iu this manner. Then li lies
ns the bf T on e iminis.-iou to
lin n who wish to stiec.ilato in tiie
bucket shop, but who tin hot care (
be seen ill tins lolto strata of Willi
street society. livery one iu the street
knows Hilly, mid if he wore to nn
iiounee that he, had aeeuuiulate 1 n
fortune and w is nb mt to retire from
business, no one would be nt. all snr
pi'i.e.l. New- York lloeorder,
I'lieiiotui'iia of II u in an Hair.
A medical expert reports Jhat the
curly locks of threo young girls be
longing to n family which is predis
posed to nervousness stinighten out
i v.ry t i ill" when tiny b 'calne exh lilst-t-
' by overwork or pleasure. Thus it
h opens that if they go to a bil l thev
eider upon the pl-nisure str.nght
uiirtd, after tluiciug a few tunes
tn r looks begin to form ngum, it ud
b.-foio the fest;ii:yis huh over the
three pr.-tty Leal, are c ov. I e I with
r'.nglil-. Investigiitiou has proved
that these girls have to work inrticu
1 ,ih 'nil- 1 i n the davs p receding the
bad-. Tit. y nuke lleir ow:i .lt.s-'S, !
do their own hoii-ework, idc. Tite
aitiieij atioii uf jdeiisure may n!-o li tvc j
something to do with increasing th it i
ii.. t votts conditio!!- S.mil.,1' ohsefva j
ii'.u- it tve It '-n m i !; iu the ca-e (,t a
2-'. mi -"''I i'i 1 1 l!e list.o-ed to Ills 'tii-
it, a by ne; votis i C!t"!ii nt. S;i" has i
loll-.', silky bloleli; locks. that j
straighteti out if the child txperietiec.-- !
1111 V hellsllt'ioll of II frighifu! II it 11 r.'. j
That having pass d, tie; hair is seen '
to .'raw up into ringlets. j
The micro-cope thu s not explain
the hist ineidlo:,, d pir-noiii nil ; It I
show-, howeV.T, the nature of the j
can.- th it make tiie hair nj..t"ir white
as the eons q I. ..,- of fear, tli tre-s, ;
or nn sir mg indit.il ex.'iteui lit. A"
already Mutt d, th . sensation id up- j
piii'eiitiy line to iL-gcti r;i t i t:i of the j
p'giueitt m alter. Ae.'ordiu ; to my
u J ii investig it ion , it is o.-e isioti-id by
air let'.!.; ... aii-iug in the shaft of the ,
hair, an 1 co.nipletelv c tv. rin." the :
c, 1 if article,
tiles nbo'it seie:,
C iVTtil, Il is
How this process
,'e h is not Vet dis
an njieu ij u stioti
wi;- t'n. r the nif is u lnn'ted l'"o:u out
side or wiiuth --r tL-j el. ..si;.: ll.ii 1 i.i the J
ifu!i t ilefi.iiip,.j!.;ttoii in the in
terior o.' the h iir shift or rot'.i. 1
St. L.m s (iob.;-I -tii .-criit.
('iiit'ii'c'.ictit's Wihlctit In Test eil Sivaiti)'
J.joiiitrd i'likins, a hunttr an I '
trai p. r of North P.ru If rd. had a
tigiit recently with two wildcats ot !
1 irge si.e while e ind icting a party of
sportsmen through W.M Cat Swamp,
a largo urea of wild land on the ol I
Colby woo iiatid. iu th s,ci' h tii p-irt
of 11 ,-tX. IVrliitis had bed his pany, '
iijitl was etittilig acro-s the swamp to
i',.:ieli tiieiu v.it. u one of the cats i
p.'titu'id upon bin two dog-, ehuving
and bir'ti- tiieui, nud completely!
i ilit liu one of t'uein. Perkins shot :
the cat through the heart as soon as ;
he was able to bingle it out ironi the
l'etkilis had no sooner il 'ite th'.s
than a s, c i;id cit, sin iller than the ,
lll'st, llttlicked theblin I dog, hteot'at i up ;
it bo that il had to iu Lille 1. Perkins
succeeded iu shooting tins cat us weil. 1
A largo w ildcat was shot ill tho s uae !
swani)! lad vcei; by Hubert Fl- Idtlig, I
all t.l.l Stylifook tr.i'per. Fielding;
and I.;- il ..;s hid a tussle of nearly j
half mi hour with the eat. i
I'.v, w ddeals have How been l.tliel
lit litis swamp during the past t'.veiv.. I
liiottths. It i, boiieved thel',' are sav
t ial in, !'.' in tho swamp, and a party is;
being formed ill North liratiford to j
sti ri'tjii ml the swam, and capture them ;
if possible. Tin y ure ii iii 'iine i lo tin !
ntfety of any solitary hunter--1 1 ail '
fur 1 Co'irnnt. j
A I'l'oliistui'ie Ilo. nl. !
Ib rmiin ('. Co.d.eaud C. A. Fatibie, .
who tire exploring the San Mlglle
iii ii lit mi ti, near this city, and win
Wete I'opol'lod sollli" days ItgO to haV. '
found iiu ancient rondNvny and liiutt"!
to a g .l.l mine, are in this on v. T hoy ;
say 11 can etisiiy be seen ihul a dill!
loa 1 oNel' tiie ered. of the 1 1 oebaci,
rising ti'.nii Sweelwnter rivei weii tii
the iiiotintaiu sol wa- ilrsi travel,.,'
extensively. I. it, r trttv. i was tlivei tei'i
over a part of the distance to the lev.!
shelf, and this new road is the on,
that creates wonder nml astonishment.
The grade is so p-j feet that Cook.;
nud Fnu'olo bt li"ve it was estabiishel :
by tho best of surveying instruments,
and solid rock has been cut out hi j
deep that powdes or some other ex- I
plosive must have been us.d- Tin
tills on tho lowt r side have been made
on true linos, mid n distance of l.Oti,'
ur more feet of ill's kind of work I
shows educated woi'Ktnniisiiip. i rnec
of Nvii;toi tracks can bo seen on th
surface of the road'vav. San Francis
( oi ii licit Muting Nui'tli.
A i'li sa dispntch Irom St. Pun
quel. 8 Mr. S. S. P'tsse'.l of North l.i- 1
i.ota as saving, at the immigration i
convetitioti, that the corn felt wup ;
in- viiig n i i tuward, following tho riv- i
lii.alion of the soil by wh 'itt. Wheat
was n great ciNiiier of the soil, and it- j
effect nviis t i irep.iro the sod for corn j
which nee .linte l for th steady a l
Vance of the corn belt toNvard tho
We suppose Mr. Itussell uses the
word "civilize" in an adtiite l seine,
though hero at the east wo look upon
corn, potatoes, roots, ott'., as prepar
ers of tho soil for wheat nud other
grains, the liner product nvailing it
self of tho previously long-continued
wot king of the soil. It may be, how
ever, that nt the west, iu lack of rogii
n hi r rotation, the wh-ut r iots furnish
that mass of vegetable liber mi w hich
the corn delights to fetal, mid so the
latter follows instead of precedes,
Look I p.
"Tt 1 v.iys rti.irnin.; s-en-'wIiT.', little heart (
S Mr.evvltere lie sky is ever fair nr.. I I'lii"'.
N" tti(,'ht ."in wrap in .latkn-ss all tli" world ;
,s .me rill th" sun is evr shining Ihro'.th.
'i li-reV al ,v.i9 s"iit" .".f liiihapi y. w ane I
8.s:ae where I-. nl'.v.i- 1 'V and If.pe an.l
S s..rr..w iMii forever hid" n s;nil":
.No life i- t - -1 1 and fri-f frun birth to Iter.
I. o.-k up an I I. id" 'ii paSieii'.'. then, .hur
j'h" .- ei'- l pr.eeiso "I th" dawn is trap.
II. ', eid Hi" .don. I n u-lad. it'MV day sliall ri.t
And wlt.'tt of joy is yoin- wiil ' in" to yen
Pit.by Whnl's in the bottle"
poison? looby I guess there mnat
be; there isn't miy label mi it.
lr. Glad. Io you know anybody
who bus a horse for salt? Irovcr--Ir-ckoti
Hank Liners has ; I sold hiiu
Young Iliisiitoss Man When do
you think is the best timo to iidvcr
t.se ? Old P.usiiKss Man All tho
time, young man.
"I thought marrying him woiiM
inake a tl IV rent mini of him," sbo
sigh.il. "An.!" "It inado a dif
ferent man of him."
Ci iiusoiil eak Al e you going to (Lo
niM-tp'orade? Yea.-d-Yis: I expect
to. "Ilov. ure you j.'oing ?'' "(.ioinjj;
broke." "That'll be i;o disguise."
Sh" I have heard that yo t snid I
was f ,nd ,d the sound of my own
voice. i Well, you have yourself
ndmitted that you like music.
Caller And this is the new baby?
Fond Mother "Isn't he splendid?
Culler- Ye-, in Iced. J'olid Mother
lld so blight? See how intLl.igelltly
iie btMlthes !
Fncle ' JI at ry Well, Johnny, nml
how did you like the lide on I'nelo
Harry's kiiet ? Johnny Oii.it wnsvery
nice; but 1 had a ride mi a real don
What i a libs'.''' Icr .n-r sight-1,
"i i fain-it f'.il Iy defined
"l is a e.Mijiiii.'tioii." she r.'pli 'd.
"An.l e;tiiii"t Ii" ilei'lilt.'d."
"So yon f. el you cannot marry
him?" "Y. -', I am Itilly il. cided."
"Why ; tlou'l you like him?" "Oh,
I like him Hell enough, but I Cilll't
get him to propose.''
IhiX The iple.-t lo't of high or low
birth iloe-u't make much difference iu
a mail's misery or pleasure. Max
I lii yes, n doet on it Pullman sleeper ,
ov r a poor loadbi !."
LfiNVti' i hawing Niii Your is.
tale is iiiii. lt sinaili r, sir, than is gen
erally Mipj id Sick Man -Yes, but
keep that quit I tiil aft, r the funeral.
1 want a g.e.,1 sho.v id .'.rt. f stricken
Iliitl'loVi r I to le w .dliee boy) --If
any olio c ill-, .lame.'-, be sure nud re
member that I nm led in. ( Half nil
hour Iniei) li lu'i you hear mo
call, you young m-cal?-' .Lames--Ye-,
Mrt but I t ' , 1 1 ; . 1 1 1 Net- wasn't in.
Iktt'.'ii I. el me -hake lour hand,
ib nr bo;. ; Inis i, , ne ol lite liupplist
thiNs d your Id". Iltlnit Ytoi'ie
loo ri n i its, old man. I'm net t be
iintnie 1 iiiitii tomorrow. That's what
I say. fins i, one of the haj'py days
oi your I.l'e.
"I see," said Woodby Wltle's pa
t if nt wife, "ihat li.e Cuban insur
gents have decided to take another
lii-k " "II tve tiny?" was the re
sponse, w:lh a self-satistl, d titter,
That'll I. Hike it harder than ever for
Spain to sit down on them, won't it?''
An oid mini an l his wile ware hist
summer sailing on a steaun r bctw-'cti
I'.'hickpool and the Isle of Man. ,s
the st a was rath, r rough and the old
woiiiini nii!ieeiis,,m -d to sailing, she
aid to h-r husband: "Oh, John, this
ship is going down!" "Well, tievi r
mind," tan I her hu-ban I, "it i-u'i
Fate of 'I nn Iti'ollicrs,
An extraordinary f h bration of nn
anniversary was recently arranged for
two brothers who were wounded in
th" battle of Wo rlh about 2o years
ago by one cannon ball, i-a.-h of tho
bud het s losing n n nrm, Thev wa rt
both serving in the same regiment and
sto'l iinng it lull, when t he ilendiy mis
siles mowed down entire companies ot
Ih. ir regiment. The brothers fell
together, but became separated, and
were picked up by different ambit
liinecN, inch one thinking tho other
den. I, each -ending home word to that
effect. Tl icy arrived homo four
mouths hiter.au. I being iu eomfoi ttibhi
circumstances-, they have always cele
bmted tht! iiunivei'siiry of tho buttle
by ineetint ill the family circle. 'This
year, it being tho "5th auiiivciHarv,
they were honored by the emperor of
(termatiy with a silver tnclal for valor
in addition to the iron oiosk vhieli
(hey received for bravery, Philadel