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II II T II II II II
PiiHeiiee With the Living.
Sweot friend, when tliou ami J are gone
lii-yuml i artli'a weary lubor,
When small shall Lo our need of graco
From oinnuli) or from neighbor;
Pa-tsuil all tin; strife, the tail, tho euro,
Ami ilnuo with nil tho sighing,
What tender truth shall w Uiivo gained,
Alas! by simply dying!
Then lljis too chary of their prnlso
Will ti'll our merits over;
Ami ejus too swift our faults to 8"0
Hliull no defect discover.
Tln-u hun. I tli.it would not lift ii stono
Where stones worn I lilirk to eunib"r
Our sleep liillpath, will seatter (lowers
Above our pillowed slumber.
Sweet friend, pereh.mei) both you nud I,
l.ro love U past forgiving,
fSllouM take the earnest lesson homo
Jin patient Willi tin' living.
Toduy'x repressed rebuke may snvo
Our blinding tears tomorrow ;
Then, p.'ltieliee, e'en when keenest odgo
May whet 11 nameless Borrow.
"J'i.t easy to be gentle when
Death's silence shame our clamor,
And easy to 1 i - e n the best
Through iiK ti ov's mysiie glnmor,
lint wise it were for mo an I thee,
Kre r.uve is past forgiving,
To tai the tender lesson homo-
Us pati-nt with Ihe livimr.
Lovers' Year Hook.
A SUN BON NET.
"Ami ho you're a now girl," nuked
Mrs. Morris, looking up from her
task of looping black ribbon on a bom
She iuitl spoken iu Hitch a tone of
disapproval as to disconcert the appli
cant before her.
"Von, muni," blio stammered, "I
think I l.i-r"
Hliu was n great overgrown damsel
of Hi, with n flop of carroty hair, n
f reek let! face uiul a pair of pulo blue
eyes, characterized by an expression
of bow ihlermolit.
'I'liis was too much. iter parents
Jnnl Niiid sin; was. stupid, but Iho mil
lilier hud nut imagined her in htupid
lis tills. However, o1) cents u WooK
was Hot cxol bltitnt.
"You think you bo,"oxcluiniod M r.
Morris, with the air of it prosecuting
nltornoy, "Von ineuii you me."
"Yen, mum," sho acknowledged,
meekly, "I iiie."
Mis. Mollis sighed uiul resumed
work oi. Ihe sea-shell hut with sorrow
'On uud lake oil' the kettle." she
suiil, uiul wle li yoip eonio back I'll
givo you some work over which even
you cuiiiiiit Jiliui'ler.
Tin) afternoon sunshine was pouring
into Hie diminiitivo mimicry store in
friendly fashion, lintin-.r along Ihe
showcase, peering into tin) boxes of
plumes, touching tin; tips, making
love to the roses an I bringing nut
u i to diizzlingly all (lie tin ml and gill
lilt tho new "pattern" bonnets.
At tho further end of the shop red
cambric curtains partition al oil' thu
sitting-room, within which on n liitlo
oil-stove u kelllo was singing merrily.
Sunday was invariably selected by
tho liroeton Indies as th.i most appro
priate of tho Hi'Vou for displaying Into
styles; so, ns this was S.iturdiy even
ing, Mrs. Morris was very busy in
deed. "What is your name?" she ileiumid
cd of her muid-ol'-all-work, whuu that
young hi'ly reappeared.
"ISliiiieho, m 11 in. "
Hlio had a keen sense of tho incon
gruous. Kite bt gaii to laugh, and she
laughed till the tears ran down her
"Well, lilauelje," she said, at last
wiping them nwuy, "run across the
street to ( ioi'ibiu'.s and get mo a yard
nnd u half of siliHin to match thin
sample. And when ymi Come back,
tftko this band box up to Miss Stella
Harper's, ami that paper parcel to
Miuuio Wood, on High street. You
kuovv where Miss Harper lives?"
"liig house ou hill. Oh, yes,
"Then mitko haste !"
The "big house nil hill" was ipiito
ou imposing mansion, of red brick,
boy windows, cupola and plate glass.
The family consisted of Mr. mid Mrs.
Harper and their two children, Roy
Just now, parents au.l sou wi.r.s iu
dire dismay about St"lla. She hid
engaged herself to a young fellow, a
lata arrival in the village, of whom
they knew little and liked les.
Sho was wonderfully pretty, too,
Htelln, w ith her pi-aeh- bloom nkin and
Bpun-gold hail'.and unit- palisy-p.ll plo
'l'bey had liuished dinner, and were
toying with their grapes, when the
name of her lover was m -ut ioiio d.
"I MiW 1 .111-1:111 Si illli v tod i v," an
"Whele ':" ipl 1 1 1 1 . i'd Siilla.
"I'll by Ihe In I I ; II" wm walk-
lllg W ll ll M I It U It- nod. "
"What ?" ene 1 S ,1 i, slui lie. I.
" I'he hoiise-p iinti i '-i ilane.hter
"Yds." uUnWeled llnV, stleiuly. 1
"She's tho only Minnie Wood 1 know
in Brockton. "
" don't b..lieve it !'' declnred
"Thank you," laughed Roy. "Sup
pose you usk him."
"Yes, 1 bhiill '!" Then, woman
like, contradict ing herself, ".No, I
hhnll not repeat every willy story I
hear. J have too much coiithlcuci! in
li i in for thai !"
Roy shrugged Ih'h shoulders
"As you j ile ise. There goes the
A moment later u servant npp.'iireil
fit thu door bearing II impel' purccl.
"From Mrs. Morris, Miss Stella,"
"What I " cried Stella. "That my
now bonnet -iu a paper bug? Is the
wi'iniin crazy ? "
She thrust iu her hand and drew
out a snowy cambric siiuboiinet with a
wi.le frill surrounding the front and
two long, brond string-.
She laid it down, liiu.diing heartily.
"There has been n mistake. Send
it back by the mesiciiger who brought
it," suggested lief' mother.
"I'lease, uiii'mn she's gone," de
clared thu servant and vanished.
"Try it on," suggested Roy.
It was no sooner said than done.
Stella tied tho ipniint cap on her
blonde head, mid Hlood on tiptoo be
fore tin." great sideboard, to peer iulo
the mirror above and observe thu ef
fect. "Capital ! " decided her brother,
with g. limine adiiiiratiou, "I'll it lit
tle fixing is deuce lly lx co uiing,
And it was !
The rosy, ilunpl 'd l ie', with sunny
Inve-loeks tumbling over (ho smooth
brow, Iraini'd iu by tho snowy, flaring
frill, was prt'tty us a picture.
"Ivi'i p 11 and weir it to church to
luol low," ndvist-tl II iv.
"What an iiba! ' she said, laugh
ing. "I dalo yt.it to !"
"Then I'll do it," ihe decided,
"i!r ivo --that's sensible! Now
won't you promise In cmioder what
I've said to you about Stanley? Hi
is Ihe mod coiitcuipiiliie of all existing
creatures a in it- llirl ! Ho m ikes
love to h ill' the girl i in tow n, lo Mm
nie Wood especially, nu I h i is only
going to marry you bei-nuso you are
the daughter of a weall hv man. You're
a million tint 's too. good lor him,
"R y," returned his sister.s overely,
"reserve your advic.i till you're asked
And sho swept uwuy with a great
deal of dignity for such a little body.
That nig.it Iiiielau put in an ap
pearance, hut Stella ui 'lit hilled neither
Miss Wood i iia no nor her own new
The next day she dressed early for
church mid b it the limn.! by it side
door, taking a path through the
trees. Hut the n i ir. r sh i e, tin ! to
the church, the further ivc 'do I her
courage. How could she walk up the
aisle and sit iu their limit row pew
in a cambric siiubiiniiet? When she
reached the great door; her valor had
oo. 'd out of her finger tips.
All R iy had stipul ttc.1 w,i that she
should wear it to chinch. Ho hud
not designated the p trtiiialar part of
the church she win to sit. She could
still win and re iiaiii undetected.
So, instead of iniuvliiug up Ihe mid
dle aisle, sh- slipped up the side stairs
iulo the gloomy organ ioft where llu
village girls sail'.;.
A few of them were already there,
mid she stood up iiuioiig t hem w ith her
back to the door.
It was scarcely like K lie Desmond's,
w hich the artist in "V. oii -ralthi" char
acterizes it "a prepossessing back."
It was rather a neutral back, a sober
black gow n mi I a w hite, w ide drilled
cap, which covered every inch of neck
I!ul tit ! gentleman who came softly
up the stairs and into the shadowy
gallery recognized it immediately, or
thought ho did.
When Stella sat down a little be
hind the others, lest soui j one should
gliiiic.' up from beh.w and observe her,
he eiiine forward and took a seat still
further ba -k.
He was a slender young man,
dressed iu the height of Ihe prevail
ing fa-hinii, with a pair o line dark
eves and a brigandish liioiistneke.
No one in the halt-iilled loft had
noticed lib; entrance. He bent his
head fin w i id till it was close beside
the one in the thick, white mi iilum net.
"Minnie !" he hlspeled.
Sue tared violently. Then she sat
still as a --t.lUle.
S i U ' , n u I ndit. I. 't lit ut go on.
ll win slight wonder he had mistaken
her. Shi and the house-palu ter's
.'ail ; 1 1 1 1 T Wei.' id abinil thu bttllie
1!.-1,L- Ii t mi 1 tig'U e.
"1 Could hot get ovi-r to s o von 1
last night, my dulling," ho went on,
hiirridly. "I hud to go up to Har
per's ou business. Xo, not to seo
Stella her brother, l'ou don't sup
pose I could really care for her iu
preference to you, you jealous little
And still she dil not in ove.
"Is that tho new suiibouiiot you told
me you were gel tin ? I don't like it.
It wants lo keep you nil to itself.
There, they are going. Meet mo at
the bide door, mid 1 shall go homo
with you across the lields. That hor
rid Mtuboiiuot! It is shutting away
from my tight the sweetest fuC) iu
lit was go:ie. The congregation was
dispersing. Stella losu nnd hurried
down, coming f ice to la -e with Roy as
she reached the foot.
"Si you came. Where were you ?
I d dn't soo you. Honest ly, it's be
coming, Slell, tiioa,'h hardly full
dress. What's tho matter ?"
Her cheeks were ipntu bright, her
eyes sparkling, her lip set in a muti
nous red line.
"Never mind. (! mo with me," sho
Mr. Lu 'i.iu Stanley, standing iu
the shadow of the stil i door, puled
visibly as he can ht sight of lliepiir
approaching him. Tim lac ! under the
white Sllllbollllel. Good hellVellS
She drew a ring from lo r linger as
sho passed him, nud flung it ut his
"liive that to Miss Wood," sh .: Ild
Hut he didn't- Willi n wholesome
fear of l iv bel'iire his mill. I, he Went
tilt of town as lint ns the in xl train
Collld bear ll i III.
And at h one Slell i cried a little,
laughed a good deal and elided by fell
ing tiie alien- episode with much
wiirinth and i iijnyun tit.
''Mrs. Mol lis has si lit up a message
to tiie t If. el lliat Ihe mistake concern
ing iii, boiiiH'l was mi')'! by her stu
pid u "W girl," she concluded gully,
and I intend to encourage that gill ill
stupidity by giving In r a dollar when
next I go to town." -Sal urdiiy Night.
A Discovery id Imp irlaiici'.
It is an no in .icd th 1 1 a (rniiiti sci
entist has patent I a proe ; by which
a tissue is mile tint will take the
place of tho natii:-iil skin ai I Ij ab
sorbed us th ' injury h mi. He takes
the muscular poll ion of iho int ..'stines
of animals, li.i'h th iu ier and oilier
layers of in 'inh. atl.) are rent ive I. The
mid. lie portiou islle'u p iinitled to
remain for a suitable tun ; iu a solu
tion of p uni, wli 'U tit; libers nro
found to bt) s 'uii-digede 1. Tho sub
stance is ih )u t.-ea! d with gallic ueid
and tau.iiu. I.tige surfaces from
which the skin hn bsiu riniivcl by
disease or ae. ndent in ty bj hailed iu
a short tim ! by m 'a:n of this lis:i'.
It is prepared an 1 1 lid up ii III) raw
surface, which his previoinly b urn
sterilized, nnd is very lightly btul
aged iu pbie.!. Tiie iiuio i of th ) tis
sue uud tiie stiri'iie.) take piano in a
little while, mil thi tis-m forms a
coating (hit ninwer-i tho purpose of
the skin to a degre belter than any
known siibd inc..', an 1 is likely, when
still further p o l -cted, entirely to re
move the necessity to.' ski i grafting.
Wlicii'c Comes -Hy Jlniro";
The w ord i ".Hugo" and ",f bigoisin,"
just llow lit the ell I of everybody's
tongue mid pelt, are also of disputed
derivation. We all know about the
Kiiglish music-hall siui which set the
word going with a new meaning iu
1S77, but the original coiling.) of the
term "lty Jingo !" is quite doubtful.
In the I! isipio biiiguage the word Jingo
menus (bid, and it is widly believed
that "l!y Jingo !" was a form of oath
with which the Rustpie sailors familiar
i. id the Knglish sailors, and, through
them, till Ihiglish-speaking pcopl ,
It is one of the oddities of popular
w oriliii.ik nig that the term "Jingoism"
as now Used, is a complete travesty of
the sentiment of tiie song from which
it was taken. A Jingo, either hi Kug
limd or America, n now set down as
a mail spoiling for it tight, eager for n
war nt any cost. Hut tho original
song with the Jingo chorus expressed
exactly the opposite sentiment a de
sire for peace. It began with the
Winds, "We don't want lo light."
New York Recorder.
From F'ry ingf Pan to Fire.
Ill I'.ngliilid heavy "death duties" of
inheritance luxes have to be paid to
the government. Recently n well
known rich old Kngiishm.iu, to evade
hampering Ins estate- witit this tax
made over all his praprl ty to his sou.
I'he sou, ItiiwiVtl, has just died,
without will or en i lib en, mi 1 his fat her
has had to pay out ol his twn estate a
I ig ii.liciitiu.ei ln. And ho is
still no belli r nil' than beinl'e, for
when he dies the tax mint be paid
A M HSF.IIV SnNO.
1)1., I'l'terkiu Pent and (iregory (irollt,
Are two 11' tie goblins li!ii"k I
full o!t from my house I have driven
Dili s imi'how they still conn- luck.
'I hey elamor up to the Ij-thy's mouth,
And pull tiie eoruiTs down ;
They pi red aloft on tiie JS.iliy's brow,
And t .vist it into a frow ii,
Am! one says "Shall !" mi l the otle-r
And one say.s "Must !" and the other
ui:, I'i'terkiii pout and (in-gory (iron1,
I pray you now from my hulls" keep
Hut S imucl Smile uiul I.i muel Laugh
Are two little fairies light ;
They're always run ly for fm nnd chuff,
Ami smi-liiiu is their ieli,;hi.
And w him tin lyp'i j, into fiale.'s eyes,
Why, there the sunbi-mm are ;
And w hen they peep t Ii r nigh her rosy lips,
II r laughter rings ni.a,-1, lei far.
And one -ays "1'iea.s . :" and tho other say
And belli together ,-nv "1 lev you!"
K i, I. luuel I.augh and S imuel mile,
Come iu, my dears, ami tarry awhile !
-Laura I-., llielinr ls in St. Ni'-liolns.
Iillilis 1 .i I.
The egg of Ihe H.illimuro oriole is
light brown, i-pottnl w ith dark brow n.
'Hint of the coiiiumu wren is very
small, and reddish while iu color.
The bobolink builds its Host nil the
ground concealed among grass or
gram. It lavs live or six purplish
white -ggs, which are spotted with
brown at one en I, and blotched ail
over with dark purple. The meadow,
lark also builds her nest on the ground,
usually in ucadows where the grass is
rank an 1 tail. ll is u very pretty
II si made nf diii'i leiil gnis y plants
skilfully woven Inge; her.
(Vow's eggs are pi'C'ii, spotted with
greenish brown. The eggs of the
redwing blackbird are bluish white,
irregularly mottled with dark purph
blotches. Its nest Is suspended lipnll
a bush or reeds iu wet, nun. shy mead
ows, ol'leli ou tufts ol cattails which
are surrounded by water. Detroit
TAIII.I-: MANNHUS I'olt I'll 1 1. 1 It I! S',
Drink from Hit: cup never from
Teaspoons are b It iu the saucer, tint
in the cup.
Making a noise, either iu eating or
drinking, is vulgar.
Always cheerfully defer to oldei
people and to guests.
Kat slowly, an I do not (ill the
mouth with large quantities.
Ivit the food s !i veil,or ipiielly leave
it ou the plate without remark.
Avoid drumming with ihe lingers or
feel ; it is the height of impoliteness.
If in doubt at any time as lo what
is proper, follow the example of oth
ers of more eXpel hiliee.
Patiently await lie coining of your
turn; do not follow with the eyes the
food served to other-.
Never necessarily bundle the dishes,
or iu ony other tuaiiii exhibit ner
vousness or i in ui t ieiiee.
Do Hot feel obliged lo "clean up
ihe plate ;" especially do not Make a
laboioiis display of doing so.
Do not ask loi any particular part
of a fovl, or similar dish, unlesn asked
your preference ; in that csue always
indicate soniet iines, and if there be
leaby no clioicc.ilcsiguatu thu portion
with which the host can most con
veniently render service. New York
a di:.u CITY.
He had expected to find a ruined
house or two, but In lure hi startled
eyes stretched a d -ad city. Iu u great
bend of the at renin, nnd forming a
huge amphitheatre, tho dill's lose
glittering and dazzling white ti hun
dred feet or more, when the stone
changed to a soft gray brown and
went up us high again. Just where
the while and brown lock meet at the
deepest pint of the bend, a colossal
bite had been taken out of the face of
elilT, forming a great cave. Iu this
space a people, now gone, leaving no
record but these silent ruin, had
built most curious mid leinarkiible
structure, over live stone i high, re
ceding one above the other, until the
upper story was far within I he shadow
of the cave. This was plainly the
citadel, or gieat cniumiimil house ; for
mi but h sides following the curve of
the white cliff, wero the windows and
doorways of iiiuumeriiblu cave dwell
ings, hollowed from the soft tufts of
w hich it was composed. The central
building might have been made only
a few years ago by sumo nf Hoiiant's
own people, so fresh mid Hew It
seemed ; but both its position and the
caves told of a I line long ago, w hel1,
without any doubt, this was llu
home of a numerous mi l prosperous
people. Iu the great bend nf the
dteairi hil l b.-eii their fields and high j
ip, sec'.re from dangers, the had
ived. loved and died, Sr. Nicholas
Most Interesting Strip of Water
In the World.
Thero Constantiiriplo. Sits, Like
Rome, On Seven Hills.
Now that public attention isso keen
ly drawn to the almost anarchic state of
Turkey, the following particulars of
the capital of the Ottoman Jvnpiro will
lie of interest : Hyzaiitiiim, Islambotii,
or C'.iiistniitiuoplc, as the place bin
been variously culled, is situated at
the junction of the IJospnrus and the
Sea of Miiiuiiora, and may be said to
be composed of three distinct towns,
viz: Slamboul, lVr:i- tahitu and
Tin; two first ironed nro nil the Kit
lopeaii short!, an I are divided by the
creek called t he ( 1 ddeli Horn, while
Scutari lies on the Asiatic side, nnd is
separated from them by the Hosi.hu
riH. Siiiiibniil, or Constantinople
proper occupies the site of niicieiil
li Ultimo, and, like ancient Rome, is
built ou seven hills. On the first of
these are the Old Seraglio and tin- fa
mous inio-ijuo of Santa Sophia. St.im
boul lies on a triangular promontory
wa. h d by the Wat i is of the tiobb ll
Horn on th" north, and by the limpid
Sen of Marmora on the south, while
the swift current of the IJospol lls llows
past its eastern front.
Scutari, although a suburb of Con
stantinople, is practically ll separate
Id a n, I he d stance across t he water being
about two inilis. It largely resembles
Stamboiil, both extei naily and inter
nally, wit 1 1 its numerous lilieques, its
biiznir-, public bath and inaitiifaeto
i h'S. It will be leuielubei a d chielly by
Knglish renders on account of its hos
pital hav.ng been Used by the Anglo
Freiieh army in the wiiit-T of l-Sol-o
mid by I'l.'innii of it beautiful Kug'ish
e lm lery with Its liioliliui' lit to the
heroes of the ('riuieaii campaign. Its
popiilu! ion is now about lid, HUD, that
ol the whole capital living about oln
million nnd a half.
Stauihoiil is the native city, and
contains mo t of the government and
public buildings. Here uni situated,
far instance, the Sublime Porte (a
gateway of jmt'.c", fioui which th"
rovel uineut of Turkey lakes in
inline), the War ( Mliee, the Seraglio,
the law courts, the railway sta
tion, till! custom House, the
iiinsipi s of Santa Sophiajuid count
lis. others; the Mint ami the
museums, the Ran Vein, nud the
Kgyptillll baZ lilts. Tiie III li il -Ml l il
side of the city of Siambmil is
bouiide 1 by th walls Th o l .out, re
built iu 117 A. D., and no, iu a ruin
Peru (i data is the Kuiopcau or
Christian town and the centre of busi
ness, H. Imperial, Ottoman and other
banks, the Kxehiiuge, and steamship
and no i chants' oflices being inliiiliita.
Most of the embassies are situated on
Ihe hill ol Pern. Tiie principal street
of Constant ample, w here nil tj. i-'.uro-peiiu
shops are, is the (iraiide Rue de
Pel a, innl the next iu iinpoi Iniiee Is
the line li pe ll ichi, along which the
Pei'ii-f inliita trams run, and where lie-
best hotels, the llrilish Ktnbiissv and !
the Petite Chumps Municipality lin
dens are situated. The Yihliz Kiosk,
where at present th" Sultan resides, is
practically in the country, about lour
miles from the Sublime Porte. The j
inilueo is burroiindcd hv barracks, j
where n large force of the Imperial
(itiur.ls is .plait, nil; uud no struugers
are allowed to enter the gates.
The (iolden Horn -La Home d'Or,
Cbryso Kerns c ill il what yon will,
the name of the elnsde waterway is
one with which to conjure. That its
greater glory is now gone is u t to be
disputed; that ll still icmaiiis tin
most interesting strip of water iu
the world is as little to In denied. Ou
one side of il rises a lordly line nf
inosipies, those of Santa Sophia, Sul
tan Mahnioiid, Sultan Si Inn, Sultan
RajnZot, of Suitali Maliani'ind, Cou
pi ror of the Christians who shall sny
how ninny mure? Up the heights nu
the further shore climb Ihe palaces of
the foreign ambassadors, that i f llrit
niti, lis is meet and light, standing
above thoui all.
Crouching down by the water's
edge are the Arsenal nud thu .,.
mil nil v, 1ml racks nu I Custom Houses,
prisons mid powder inigaiuc; evvrv
one who wishes to pile up a block ol
Government buildings seeks ii site fm
it on the shores of tho (iolden Horn.
Until sixty years ago, those win.
wished to cross the Horn called up a
Kmk or waited fol'a ferryboat; then
it occurred to Sultan Malum. ud II.
that a permanent way might tie nu ad
vantage. Accordingly he siiiiiiimucd
the (irand Admiral no h ss iinpnr
tilllt Uli i' Hi. Hill is custodian id tile
Golden Horn - and bade hnu see the 1
thing should be done, the Sultiiu add
ing significantly that he meant io sur
vey the undertaking iu person at a
i-peeilicl date, lieorgi, u Creek, took
th'! work j ii h ami and did it well, us
his lord attested when tho way was
baptized in the name '-N'oos-retyu''
(tho Hone faction. ) From sunset to
sunrise throughout the year it was de
clared that this bridge should remain
open, while during the i'l-nst of Rha
nin,111 free ) insngi; is ullowed
throughout the night, that the fol
lowers of Allah may visit the mosques
at tln ir own times. St. James's Rud
get. ( liiickeliic Rear Killiuir.
Probably tiie ino-t uncommon w-i;y
of bear (.itching which is pursued
regularly i- that which is ill vogue
.lUin'i" the Chuckchee ludinliS in the
Kain.-clialioiii i ui :isii ia. The cnptaili
oi it whih-r who had gone inhol'e at
() iitnr-k to trade, mi l had investi
gnte.i t he 'lillel.cin-i: nu t liod of bear
killilie, told tills, story about it when
h' j'"' back to civiiiy.atii.il :
"The Kim eiiatkaii bear is a huge
bl'nW il lelioW, olt 'll Weigh. . 'I g OV.'I'
I, Odd pounds. and he is very f Tnoious
and hard to ki:l. Such in: iiuiinal is
i li vn 1 iit i nit!.- to the sinnii darts which
are tiie ('hue!;, le-e's in.s-lle Weapons,
and it is iiivssiiry to cripple him lo.'
fore closing in with spears. These
bears inhabit ground which is covered
with dense thickets, through which
they have paths nud runways. The
runways are impenetrable to mull ex
cel. t to crawl on hand and knees. To
circumvent the bear the Oniiekchie
tai.es two piece, of board about six
inches long and three inches long,
through which be boms numerous
holes. Thlolleh th" hoh s lu each
piece he puis long li'oli mills w.th
t beir points sh irpeii d. I lidi, placing
t he backs of I in- .) c s of the wo.d
togelh.T.bo bishe.s 1 Im-iii with tin. tigs,
I I. Us leaving the llal p el. iL of t he Halls
project lllg oil each Sid". Tills Clll iollS
implement of hu lit i ug, he lays in the
runway where the bear tracks are
tli-ekest, lightly cow-ring it 'rum
"Present ly the In nr comes along,
bis great f irepans covering each u
square fool of sill lace, and ulinost to
a certainty he plants one fnri-paw on
the nails, whieii peiietrnle mi l hurt
lulu. I!:: ing upon hn hind legs he
raises the paw In winch the boards
are fastened by th.- nail-, look. at it,
nud seeking the thing thai hut hurt
bun, he strikes ut il with his other
paw to knock it nil', thereby dining
the nails fii'lu the side he hits into
that paw. Thoroughly angry, he now
How hauls oil' a ml slllkes wit h I lie first
paw that was pierced and the Iniil.s
again penetrate lluit. S I he goes oil
striking with oin- paw an I the olln-r,
driving the ii.nls d eper and deep into
the lle.di, until, exhausted with pain
and rage, he sinks to the "round. His
piws are now s. si. re that be cannot
travel lar, and us far as ho goes he
h aves a trail of blood behind him.
Discovering this, the Indians follow
him up and wiih their spears de
Kittens ilill'er as much as children
iu their capacity for uiuin.ng them
selves and iu t In-1 r .1 -ma u. Is for in, in -i -lllellts.
One nf Princess's Kith us, the
White Squall, s i halm .1 If.. in his
practice nl standing on the stabs nnd
howling when left alone, mi, so de
pendent ou others and so exacting
that he became a pest. Ills llinlhi r
did not care for hnu part h-ulurh mi l
none of his seniors took a fancy to
him. Heiheii fell back upon human
being-, nnd made my life a burden by
veiling on th" stairs wln-ii It" could
not find me, nnd tormeiil iug iu to
plav wilh him when he did. No ball,
bell, or st ring and spool was nf the
leint value to hun unless somebody
phi ved w lth hun.
lie Would climb into my lap, scram
ble across my book or portfolio,
twitch the pell out nf my hands, lay
Inmsillll.t nil the keys i, f the piano,
pull the pi. Co of s wing 1 was at Work
ou, chiw my hall' d w!i, b tc my lilt
gels, worry at my dress and cnr it, m
short, bother nu- out nf my life. At
the Hiiue time he Was so gentle all I
ntV -cl i.'iiate, and so beautiful, w ith
deep bllle l li s, lllld It sllpl I'll lllllll II I'X
ples.ioii ,,l lllllotviiee, tlllt I Collld
Hot give hliu away. He needed ll lively
child of tell to keep up with hliu, but
not having one at Iniud, 1 brought one
nf the stable kltleiis, they were always
inferior white ones there, to Ihe house
for a playmate. She was n few mouths
v oiinger than himself, and at fust I
thought In- would kill her iu his vio
lent -port, but ti tnlmg her unlit for
i .'Ugliness, he moderated it until they
play i d on i veil term- Tem pie. l!ar.
Tiie western wing of the Massachu
setts H ate House iu R.istoii, has bocu
declined uu-iifj an I must bo rebuild
"Iiavf you M'en Love?" 1 asked,
"No, no," thu answer was,
"I'm sup'," said I, "lie's here,
Jf that he did not pass.
"i -aw him this way run,
And down tills very pull) ;
He would not, could not brav i
The bordering brambles' vvnith."
"No, no," sin' said ; "away !
Love is not lien-, 1 know,"
The while, fro n Ier bright eyes
Jle laughed uiul b"iit his bow.
- -('hieiigo Ili'conl
When the button comes off the
buck of a mail's bhirt his cholar be
gins to ri--e.
"Shall I carve three tears on the
marble slab?" "Why three? I have
only two eyes."
Lil'.; is a tiresome journey, and
win ii a man at rives at thu cud he is
all out of lire ith.
Shopkeepers study to please, but
tln re are lots of boys And girls whom
it does Hot plea-e to study.
"What is your best reason for be
lieving ili-it she'll marry him?" "Her
parents say that she shan't."
A Huston p iliei-inan shot n somnam
bulist the other night, who was run
ning ill the street a lievv form of
rapid trance hit.
li.ieli lor I urn told that, a married
miu can live on half the income that
a single man reqtiiies. Married man
Yes ; he has lo.
Mrs. I; P.ridget, have you turned
the gas ou in the parlor, us I told
you? New Domestic Yis, iniiiii ;
can't ycr smell it ?
' You sai I the cott.igo would Cost
ijlil.O'iil uud ymi semi mo a bill for
lo,mii). " "Yis, but you said you
wanted one story hs.''
S lies. nun Do you vvuut you goods
sent by any purl iculnr express? Cus
tomer Col unily, if you can find a
particular express, I can't.
Th" house lly is very slow in it
liioveiiielits when you want it to go
out of doors, but quicker than quick
ness when it wants to come iu.
A woo l-sawing contest by wonn iil"
That seems up-to-dalc ami quite put.
Tin' living," I Imar, was successful
lint Hi" "s-iy nothing" pari. How was
I hat .'
lie Is this the first t i in. you've
ever been in love, darling? Sho
(thoughtlessly) Yes; hut lt'ss.iiico
thai I hope il won't be th- la- t !
Oi'ace A humorist primes - d to mo
last night. Illbel Win he serious?
( i race That's just th" ti uble. Who
ever heard of ll humorist being sc
riotis? Mi's. Speelcr Vy, k'mfessor, ymi
hiivi-n't combed your 1. i'r Vlddeil a
Veil,. Ph.!'. Spe-lcr Nein, mein
frail. I hub it imlilig periorinaiice on
de piano dis night.
Parson I mtirried Sniitln r to hi
first wife nnd lie gave me ; when 1
married hun to hi second wife ho
gave me S"i. Wiggles --He knew more
about matrimony the sect ul time I
Reciprocity Mi-tress 1 can't say
that you w.-re always iispectfill,
lliidgel; stiil, 1 will put it iu the h -coiuiiiciiibit
ion. Ifi iilgel -Thank you
ina'ani. An' I'll say the same thing
II v .11.
Woman --Didn't I teil ymi never to
come h'-re iignili? Tramp I Impo
veil will pardon m ', mad mi, but it is
I the fault of my sicrelary. lie has
nee ireled t o st l ike your nume from
! in calling list.
1! con Let me shako your hand,
dear boy; tins is one of the happy
days nf your life. Lgbi it -You're
too previous, old man. I'm not to bo
married nuiil tomorrow. "That's
what I say. This is one of the happy
days of ,v our life. "
"Look nt that very thin man over
tln re with that Very fat one," "Y'es,
1 know t hoin, and they a re t he greatest
chums nl ways togelln r,- very where. "
"I tood gracious! Is It possible that
thev dine lit the same place? "
P. icon 1 believe the iulroiliiction
of cable-curs and burst less carriages
vvlh make the world better. Kgbert
I cni'i uudi Tstniul why. Uncoil It
will mince the tendency lo bo. Horse
trading will be uukiiiiw n.
Snow Walls, linllcil lty the Wind.
I A I' nut, i icnigioi, coi rcspi.iiiieiii
writes to the Chicago Tribune : "Pas
sengers on the Flint River division of
th p. int A Pere Marquette Railroad
who eiine to the city recently reports
i.b-crv ing a st i i::g ! ph iiomciion in
large, level lields not lur from the city.
Hundreds of snowballs, si. me nf them
ni colossal size, have b. cii rolled to
gether, it I then -lit by the action of
the wind. The lields are covered with
them, mi l nature nccn nplishcd in one
night what it would take i largo forco
of b "Vs si vend d.ivs to do."