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BALLADE OF THE NEW WOMAN.
Of the Now Woman now to bids.
You bid mo, Princo, w hose jangled lyr,
Whose wrinkled mue, of weary wing,
II.is lost In oarly might aud fire.
More reaJily your fond desire
Would I concede aud ch t for you
If the fair tng you admire,
If the Now Woman wore bul New!
She if. alas! no novel thine
For history herself might tire,
M it'hT lain ami fall in following
Where the Old Womnu did aspircj
ivl:nt stellar space, what mortal mire,
Has not the fair box veutured through?
Indeed, wo men folk might admire.
If the New Woman were but New,
She vejtr now with questioning.
Must taste, experiouoe, inquire,
For rtiriosity's the spring
That suds her soaring higher afid
That bade her with the snake conspire
And to tli snake alone be true.
Who bronchi on us that heavy Ire.
Tf th" New Woman were b'lt New!
Prince, old as Adam, is our aire. ,
As old as Eve. whom Adam knew;
We might mt labor aud perspire,
If the New Womnu were but New.
A PERILOUS WOOING.
At one time of my life I was govorn
rs iu tli; family of Sir William Mor
daunt. My only pupil was bis little
daughter May, aud both Sir William
and Lady Motdaniit were the kindest
rffld most generous of employers. My
pupil was n sweet, docile rhlld of about
7 yens oi l at the time the event I auj
.iiiout to relate took place.
Then the Inevitable "be" appeared
upon the scene In the person of Franlc
'. Htdley, a young brotbor of Lady Mor
dnunt. Frank was la the army and bad
biou lu India for pome time with his
if.gimcnt. but was Invalided home for
six months. P.eforr- that six months
vas concluded Frank had fallen des
perately iu love with the pretty gov
r mess I am a staid old married wom
en now, so this Is not conceit but
vheu It came to the ernclal point I
could not liud It In my heart to say tho
little word that would niaki' him happy.
i'or one reason, though I liked him and
vas pleased with his attention, I was
net sure enough of my own heart to
tinny him; aud for another, kind as
Sir Wililam and Lady Mordannt were,
I did not feel by any meaus certain that
the marrlago of their young brother to
a penniless 'governess would be alto
gether to their mind, and I was too
proud to enter any family where I
should oDly be received on mffranc.
Me went up to London for a few weeks,
aud thenco to go to Ireland with the
regiment into which he had exchanged.
When Frank had loft, of course, after
the fashlou of my sex, I wished him
back again. Life seemed very flat with
out bis sunny smile and encerful, kindly
ways. But It was too late then, so I
'tried hard to persuade myself that It
.vas "all for the best," and devoted my
si If with exemplary assiduity to the
interests of my pupil.
Our next visitor was Jasper Mor
tiaunt, a brother of Sir William. Mr.
Jasper had been 111, suffering from
revere mental strain aud nervous de
pression. He was not happy in his
married life, and It was thought the
complete rest and change In the brac
ing air and lovely scenery of our Welsh
home would be beneficial In restoring
.V.in to health. Sir William and Lady
Mordaunt went to town, but the former
only returned with his brother, Lady
Mordaunt having gone to Brighton for
a week or two with Mrs. Jasper.
It was late In the evening when Sir
William and his brother arrived, but I
own I felt somewhat scared as I caught
a passing glimpse of our new visitor's
sallow, cadaverous face and wild, dark
eyes, nis appearance the next morning
did not tend to reassure me, more espe
cially as he Immediately singled me out
rs the object of his especial attention,
and kept fixing his eyes upon me as 1
sat at the head of the table dispensing
ilio tea and coffee In a manner which
was, to say the least, slightly embar
rassing. Hv addressed nearly all hli
remarks to me, and kept paying roe
such broad and unnecessary compli
ments that 1 felt myself getting crim
son, partly with vexation and partly
with amusement. Sir William looked
on laughingly, and at Inst said;
"Coma, onie, Jasper; this won't do;
If you say so many pretty things to
Miss Monroe I shall have to send for
Susan i.Mrs. Jasper) to keep you In or
der. And. by the way, you have not
told me how you slept last night. I
hope you were comfortable."
That set him off.
'Slept!" he cried excitedly; "why, I
never slept a wink all night not one
t lessed wink, Miss Monroe."
I expressed my regret, and Sir Wil
liam Inquired the cause of Mr. Jasper's
Well, I'll tell you all about It" be
tald; "but first of all, do you believe
In the transmigration of souls?"
"Certainly not," replied Sir William,
with conviction. "It Is an exploded
"Oh. Is it, then?" answered Mr. Jas
per. "Well, I can tell you It Is nothing
of the sort, but a real, certain fact, and
I'll prove It to you, and toll you why
J could not sleep last night. Some
years ago I knew a lawyer; he lived
u'it dnor to me and was reckoned a
very respectable member of the profes
sion. Now this man was an awful
roundit 1 and swindler; used to get peo
ple to Intrust hint with their money :o
invest, and then make away with it.
Whv, I knew three, sisters for whom
.! was trustee, and whom he complete
ly ruined. Well, at last this man failed
for I don't know how many thousands
and numbers wore Involved In bis ruin.
r mong other the throe sisters I have
told you of. Then the man shot him-
telf. Now that man had not the soul of
a man at all; be had the soul of a rat,
a miserable, sneaking vermin of a rat,
and when he died his soul went into a
rat's body. It was late one evening
when I saw a big black rat run through
my room, which was on the other side
of the wall to this. It was an enormous
rjt, quite black, with long white wUis
ners, and very bright eyes, and It ran
squeaking and shrieking through my
tiom, and then disappeared. I could
not see whore It went to.
"Theext morning I heard the man
had shot himself. Then I knew It wan
the main's soul which had gone into the
body of this black rat. Of course, they
had an Inquest, and brought in the ver
dict. 'Temporary Insanity,' and they
had a big funeral and all his relations
fame. They Invited me, and I went,
out of politeness, you know, but when
they came to that bit of the service
about the soul of our dear brother
resting In peace,' why, I could have
laughed In their faces, for I knew It
was not resting in peace at all, but ca
reering away somewhere In the body of
that black rat"
Sir William, who had been looking
very grare during this tirade, hero
broke Into a smile and observed: "Well,
old fellow, I dare say you are not far
out; It would be the fittest punishment
lor such a scoundrel as you describe.
Cut did you never see the rat again?"
"Yes, many times; but the last time
of all waa here, In this very house,"
cried Jasper, excitedly.
"Indeed!" said Sir William. "Why,
then, you must have brought It with
No such thing, retorted Jasper,
scornfully. "A rat like that docs not
want to be 'brought anywhere. Eut, '
he continued, "I am confident It Is also
Identical with a little dark man who
ba taken the lawyers bouse and goes
to business every day carrying a black,
s'.lny bag. I watch him every day as
he passes, and I always say 'Good
morning, Sir Rat under my breath.
Yon mark my words, though, and look
out for that rat. I got up and chased
it all around the room and out Into r
passage, and I am confident it dlsap-
r eared in the drains. You have not
seen the last jof it yet."
Before Jasper had been very long
The house It became evident that hi
mental derangement was of a more SO'
r'ous character than bad beeu imagin-
d. At times he was quiet and lucid
enough, and then would suddenly
break out Into some Incoherent roUo
montade. Ills Inconvenient penchant
for me still continued and he would
haunt the schoolroom with gifts of
flowers and fruits, or sweets and mu
sic, or anything for which he heard me
express a liking.
One morning, soon after breakfast, I
was one the lawn with May, snipping
dead roses off the bushes and gatlierin
a fresh supply for the tables.
Here comes Uncle Jasper; let's
hide," said May.
I turned and beheld Mr. Jasper ad
vancing In his peculiar ambling fash
Ion. Flight was Impossible, so I hold
May's hand and waited until he came
iip with us. He hold an enormous full
blown crimson plcotes lu his hand and
came eagerly up to me.
Ah, my princess, I have found yon; I
have been looking everywhere for yon
o give you this," pressing the gandy
blossoms Into my hand. "Don't you
remember the old rhyme. Miss Monroe
"The rose Is red the violets blue.
Carnation's sweet, and so are you.
You, you, ho cried, "you re my
rose and my carnation aud ray morn
ing star all rolled Into one. I" Where
this outburst of poetic eloquence would
have ended I know not, ror this mo
ment Simpson, the butler, came up to
"Mr. Jasper," he said, "will you please
come and speak to Sir William in the
study? He wants to see you on busi
ness very particular."
"Now, why do you come and talk to
ne about busluess when you see nn?
conversing with Miss Monroe?" de
manded .Tasjer. testily. "Go away!
cannot attend to you or to business
On my representing to Mr. Jasper
however, that I must attend to mine,
and take May to do her lessons, he oou-st-nted
to accompany Simpson to the
study, saying as he walked away
"Well. I will go now. but I shall come
again; I have something very partlou
ar to' say to you."
About a week after this Sir William
and Lady Mordaunt warned by the
doctor that though Mr. Jasper was not
dangerously violent at present, he
might at any time become so went up
'.o town to see Mrs. Jasper and arrans-
ed with her about having her husband
placed under proper control, even if
only for a short time.
"Simpson has had experience In men
tal cases and will take charge of Jas
per, so you need not feel nervous," said
Lady Mordaunt to me as she wont
I resolved that I would spend the day
!n the schoolroom and give my eccentric
lever a wide berth. In the afternoon
however, May complained of a head
ache, and I sent her to ber nurse to lie
down. Then, tempted by the beauty of
the day, I took my book and went out
,n tending to spend the afternoon on the
c'.is. 1 walked through the Crowley
woods, now lovely In their autumnal
tints, out on to the rabbit warren, and
over that to the cliffs. I made my way
to one much higher and steeper than
tr.e rest, known as the Grent Tor. and
climbed to its summit, a moss-covered
tit of tableland jutting out over the
beach and commanding a grand view of
the surrounding country. It was a dan
gorous spot, and one to which I never
veutured when I had my restless little
pupil with me.
I established myself as close to the
edge as 1 dared venture and sat for
sonv minutes laally enjoying the quiet
beauty of the scene. Befora ma lay
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Throe Cliffs bay, with the silver shim
mer of the water shining through U.e
atvb of the first tall cliff, while ou the
other hand was Oswk-h point, slopii'.g
down In a grand, richly wooded curve
k the water's edge, with the quaint
Ittlo square-towered church nestling
at its foot, and looking as though it ros
directly out of the sea. The wave
sparkled and rippled in the bright sun
shine, as they gently hissed the long
stretch of golden sand lying between
Oxwich and Penard. For a few min
utes I gave myself up to tho luxury of i -
enjoying the beauty of this fair seen
in J to the dreamy influences ot t Li r
s irroundings, nor thought of dang-".' j t
Hid peril so close at hand. Tln-u I '
opened my book, and was soon absorb
ed in Its contents.
For a little while I read on undis
turbed. Then a sudden shadow across
nv book made me look up. and there,
with a wild glare In his eyes and a look
of savage frenzy on his f.iee, s'ood Mr.
I started to my feet with n cry of
horror. There was no mistaking the
deadly light of Insanity in bis eyes 1
was on the edge of n dauuerous cliff
a lth a madman.
"My gem, my princess, my star," ho
'Od, "I have found you at last. They
have been trying to keep us apart all
day, but now we have found each other
and will never part any more."
His "gem, princess and star" though
I Imagined I must have resembled a
frightened thunder cloud more than
any of the above similes turned ou
him Indignantly and did the most fool
ish thing under the circumstances that
I could do. I forgot that I was dealing
vlth a lunatic, and spoke to him as he
Please go away at one, Mr Jasper:
1 came here to be alone, nud do uot
wish for company." ' " "'
Oh, now you are going to be cro3,
Just like my wife; she Is always scold
ing and nagging, never gives me a min
ute's peace. But I lore my wife, I do."
hi added, reflectively, as If by way of
cfterthought, "I love my wife, do yo.i
This, under the circumstance?, ws
a satisfactory assertion on Mr. Jasper's
part, and I hastened to assure him of
py perfect confidence In his conjug.M
fidelity, adding, "But she would not like
i see you behaving In this way; looso
y hands, please, Mr. Jasper, and go
For answer he drew me closer to him;
I could foel his hot breath on my fr.ee,
and my terror was Increasing every mo
ment. "I love my wife," reiterated Mr.
Jasper, "but I love the morning star.
and you, you are the mo ruing star.
Come and let us Jump over this preci
pice Into tho glorious space, and we
will circle around the moou together.
and be happy overmore."
Then to my horror, M-. Jasper plac
ed his arms around roe and forcibly
lifted me to my feet. In another in
stant we should have started on that
aerial Journey Mr. Jasper wished to
take. To struggle In that viselike grasp
was unavailing; there was not u human
being within reach to come to my as
sistance; oua more step and we should
l i over the cliff and must inevitably be
dashed to pieces on the rocks below. I
i ould no longer control my terror. I
uttered ono long, piercing scream. Then
a loud, clear voice rang In my ear:
"Jasper, Jasper, what are you ahout!
For heaven's sake loose this young
lady, do you want to kill both yourself
a ad her?"
Then I felt myself wrenched from the
grasp of the madman and almost flung
to a safe distance on the grass.
"Frank, Frank," I cried, "oh, how
thankful I am you have come."
For Frank Dudley Indeed It was.
though how he whom I supposed to be
far away In Ireland should suddenly
appear In Gower In time to rescue mo
from a terrible fate I did not trouble
myself to Inquire. It was enough for
me that he was there and that I was
"Good heavens," ejaculated Frank, "I
was only just In rime: another second
Mid you both would have beeu over
the eiiff ! Has he hurt you?"
"No. I am not hurt, only terribly
fr.ghtened." And Indeed I was trem
bling in every limb and struggling bard
to repress an Inclination to go off into
u violent fit of hysterical crying. Frank
uad barely time to place me on a low
piece of rock and then turn his atten
tion to Jasper, who now came forwa-d
with very threatening gestures, evi
dently bent on battling It out with th"
:nau who had come between himself
and his "morning star." Fortunate-.-Simpson
also appeared at this Junc
ture, otherwise, strong as Frank was,
he would have been no match for the
madman. Simpson had but left his
charge for a short time, and on missing
him, after a fruitless search elsewhere,
bad traced him to the warren. Between
them they overpowered Jasper and
took him back to the house. I follow
ed. feeling still very shaky, but rn
solved to "hold up" to the end. When
tve reached fhe house of course I col
lapsed, and was glad to take shelter In
j.V own room. Here, under the care of
one of the maids and with the aid of a
p'assof Sir Wiliam's good port. I grad
Later In the evening I was sittinc tt
the small drawing room, pale, but quite
recovered, when Frank Dudley came
'Oh. Mr. Dudley." m, f onn
never thank you enough- you have sav
ed my life; but for you I should now be
lyine crushed and lifeless at the font of
the Great Tor."
" 'Mr. Dudley,' " lie said, seating him
self on the conch beside me. -1 was
Frank' tb afternoon; please may I
not stay so?"
"Ob, I forgot then. I wn so frightened
I did not think what I was saying.'
I replied and I know I got very red as
i said It.
"Wall, U was very Diet, 1 wish you
would always be f.o frightened, and not
Know what you arc saying when yoJ
are ta'.Uins to me. But you have not
it-ht-d me how it U I am hero Instead
.f i n- u way In Ireland."
No. I have not; but bow Is it?"
"W-!!. i.i .' ce the rouinvnt Is not to
fii! f r a ri'l; later tlian was at Urst
;.! r i'!"-d s., hiving the time ti spare, I
( !!;! r" iv, u lit-io. They told nje you had
ili'1 " i the 'dill's, so I went out to find
y..u. Fi -'t. I oa:i back to see If you
v: ;.'. iv. '!;.' !! what you said to me
-it .nild give me any hope?"
i don ' know who sj'oKe next, nor
f :-i I.-jc y what was said, but I know I
t I I'tvii'li's strong arms around nii,
; -id . ;t lii-i kisses press"d upon my
.!! thin Ivippencl many years ago.
V hu.'batid Is olonel of his regluinr
H i - , anl my H o little mrls will leave
their p'.iy tu the compound and rmue
n i s't in the vi land.i while nio'her
' !l- t!: st'Tv "f how pf'or. mad T'ncle
Jasper tried o .lump over the cpffs with
lin and father name and rescued br.--
Tools of Mosquitoes.
Mi-squitoc-s carry enough different
kinds of tools around to give them the
risrln to belong to several trades. She
for the mosquito that does the stinging
aud blood-dvawinc is always the fe-rna!-'
uses no I'-ss t'.nn six different in
struments to pierc" the skin and suck
the blood of her vletim.
Tbey are the most delicate tools Imac
Inalile. and they r.in only be seen in
their beauty under r strong magnifying
glass. When Mr. Mosquito starts in
to draw blood she de-s It in a scientific
manner. First slv takes a double
headed spr-ar and labs It deep In the
shin. Theo she pi. i;s out onB of her
two keen Inserts find enlarges Mie
pnnctruo made by the spear.
If the skiu Is very thick and tough
she probes deeper with a drill or
needle, und if the hole is still too small
f.lie Jabs p s.tw In the wound and pro-e-ot'.s
to iip out the side of the hole un
til it is large enough and deep enough
for her to Insert the tube of ber pump
Then she settles down for a feast, and
soon her body is filled with the r.'d
Mosqu!too.. In rpite of their bad hab
its, are Interesting Insects. There are
nlK'Vtf thirty varieties of the little pests
in th? United States, and tbey are
found all over '!o earth. The eggs are
loiig, oval objects, and are doposited on
th" water lu nia.-ses which are stuck
together by a Kind of pluo.
V.'h.'ii tho e;,'gs hatch the larva, which
is something like a worm, drops head
flist In the water. A little air tube
which Vitus bac k on one side of the tall
snp'i-les tho l.irv:; with nlr until it
-!mi'-'es to a mosquito without wings,
bu' ;tipplied with a paddle tail which
j..-1-miis it to skip over the water at a
lively r.ile. In about a month wings
jrrow on the body, and at last Mrs. Mos
quito rise." in the air and hosrins to hunt
for a. niv, fat hoy. with lots of good
bioiid bi his veins.
Public Spirit In the West.
Probably nothing ever did more to
briii; iho Kast and the Wist together
in nailoii.il sentiment than the Colum
bian Lxposifinn at Chicago. The whole
fonuiry was justly proud of that, and
r.o Keci ion was more ungrudging in its
praise of it than the Fast. It was con
ceded frankly and beatrily that Chi
cago had done what would not have
been po.ihle in New York or any other
Eastern city, making not merely a
world's fair, but a worhl'f wonder.
Wesieni energy and dauntless daring
were combined with a loftiness and
I'l-enilrh of artistic purpose to produce
results which would have been impos
sible in nn older civilization. As an
experienced F.nglish observer said, "Not
only w.i it the most wonderfully beau
tiful thing of the kind the world had
ever seen, but It wi: likely to bo the
most wonderfully beautiful that ever
wo aid be seen; for no oilier nation
would ever have the audacious courage
to do a2iln what Chicago did." Yet
th! fair was merely the sublime out
come of one of the chief elements, if not
tho chic? dement, of Western progress
tile plible! Spirit Of the people. TIlCV
believe in their country, are proud of
its -.voiid'-rfiil growth and unbounded
resoui' es. and are determined to do
tiry thing in their power to add to its
fame. This spirit Is particularly elrong
in Western cities, and appeals to it are
n'vor made in vain. It makes possible
the establishment on a linn and endur
ing basis of educational and artistic
etnerpi isv. which find little cordial sup
port lu Hasteru cities, and which lead
there only i ptruugling ami precarious
ovlsti in ". They ate supported in West
ei u fities because 'hey will be a credit
to the communities ami will add to
their fame. It would be an unspeak
nbl" boon to I'.'is'eru cities If this pub
lie spirit could be aroused In thm.
I.t Hung riinng's Education.
Li Deng Chang eim? of worthy bu'
not distinguished parentage. His f:ji
er ii'cefu!l p.iwd the examina
tions, but held no oiliclal position, and
was possessed of no opportunity to se
cure h;s son's advancement beyond nf
fording him an opportunity to pursue
his studies and fit himself for the exam
in.it. on?. These he successfully paused
in a'l grades, and in the final contest at
ri king he came out with distinguished
leoioi s among jo in '0 competitors. Latei
be made a niemU'r of the Haulm
College, which corresponds somewhat
to tbe French Academy. He thercforo
has rrasou to take pride In his accom
plishment and standing as a scholar
though. Judged by the Western stand
;.rd of education, Chinese scholar
would bold a very low grade. -Century.
Two electricians of Gratz, Austria,
claim to have Invented an arrangement
bj which a newspaper can be printed
by telegraph In any uumber of place at
lb m mo Unit.
STYLES IN DRESS.
BOMK M;W FKATUKKS IN FEM
ININE GAItHKN IS.
A Seasonable Cunt for Ladies i
Misses Unique ( oiubiti ition to
Form an Attractive Toi
lette for u Young Girl.
A HINT from across tho water
informs us, writes May Man
ton, that the loose jacket in
i ' its various furmi low met
with tpecial favor. A cout of this de
sign which ia especially noticeable and
attraotive is shown in the first engrav
ing. It jh made of satin-luce I cloth
in a deep shade of Uusmhd preen, the
revers, collar and culls being 'ot vel
vet, a darker shade. Tho garmeLt of
fashionable length is fitted by shoul
der and underarm seams. The right
front overlaps the left in double-
COAT OP BAXIX -
breasted fashion anl closes with two
handsome pearl buttons. Tho back,
exhibiting tbo fashionable and uni
versally popular Wattoau effect, is
joined to the square yoke. Tho velvet
oollar that conceals tho yoke is a styl
ishly noticeable feature. Tho fashion
able sleeves are gathered at the top
and bottom, the wrists bein.! complet
ed with deep velvet cuffs. All season
able coatings will develop stylishly by
the mode, Hmooth-fuced oloths, plain
ly tailor finished or combined with
velvet, may be utilized for dressy oo
oasion or when lioished in cheviot,
diagonal or less expensive grades, tho
model is adapted to all-round practical
To make this jacket for a lady hav
ing a 86-ineh bust measure, 8t yard
of 44-inch wide material are required,
and 2 yards for a miss fourteen years
ATTRACTIVE TOILETTE F0H A OltlL.
Grey mohair, mauve velvet, white
satin and jeweled passementerie, are
uniquely oombined in the attractive
ATTRACTIVE TOILElii: TOf! A OIRL.
toilette oVpieted in tho 6ccoud lare
illustration. The shaping of tho waist
is accomplished by a titled lining that
closes invisibly in the center back.
The upper portion has a rballow
round yoke of velvet across the bust
and choulders, tbe fulness at the lower
edge being well drawn to the center.
Tho full front droops gracefully in a
fashion extremely becoming to yonth
ful figures. A stylish adiuuet ia the
handsoma bertha shaped at tho upper
edge in rounded outline with tho tree
edges outlined with Harrow jeweled
trimming. A standing collar of vel-
ret e .Igeil with o fall of cream laea
completes the. nee!;. Tho stylish
(sleeves ate close fitting to u considers,'
hie dli-umoe above tho elbow, tbe
short lull putt's ut tho top being the
new.. at of the season's modes. The
skirt of fashionable width is gored to
expand gradually toward the lower
edue, a bund of passementerie above
the raeiii'j forming the garniture. AH
be a-'-naiilo fabricH tuoh us mohair,
chullis, cn-jjon, iu plaid, striped or
figured designs, may bo employed in,
developing tho mode, and decorated
v. iili sparing or lavish hand. To make
this wn 1st for a miss in tbe medium
size, it will require of 44-inch wide
nniMi'ilU arJs, and 3j yards fof
im: ivircTR wore as JEwemit.
Women have taken to wearing
jewelry that is alive, and crawls, a fact
which requires some explanation.
There is a little nuimal known as the
Japanese tcrrnpiu, which for many
years luci been allowed to make it(
humble w.iy unnoticed. Then of a
Midden soiue lickle Parisian Indies be
gun io tito ol their brilliant chame
leons, which they had formerly been,
foud oi wearing as a substitute for
LIVE TCRTUr-IV AS AN ORN'AMKST.
jewelry, and the pretty little terrapin
Wiis attached to a gold chain ana oe
came tho very newest fad. Then New
York wuineu took up tho idea, and a
New York j 'weler, in re.-tpouso to tho
demand, ha' just ordered some hun
dreds of these living ornaments.
Women are so quiok to adopt an idea
of this sort that it will not be very
luue; before the bodioes of every fash
ionable woman will be adorned with a
crawling specimen and the enterpris
ing dealer's supply will be moro than
Bashes are to be very muoh worn
this season, particularly with houfo
drosses, and they sro made of silk bk
well ph ribbou, aud finished on the
edge with u tiuy knifo plaiting of tho
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OCR BOYS AND GIRLS
THIS IS THEIR DEPARTMENT OF
Quaint faytnss and Cute Doins of the
Little Folks Everywhere, Guttered
,.J l'rinted Here for All Other Lit
tle Oucn to Kcad.
Jinel'? and J.mlc.
J':n?!o nnd .langle are two litle bells
Tha jinie and jangle all day;
And Jingh rings sweet, with sn accent
Of liclitsoniotics. promise jind May:
Sunshine and sugar nud honey and bees.
Ilninbows and buterflios' wings.
Bird songs and brook-songs aud wide,
spre.idieg trees -
r if my little .Tinsle-bell sings!
,linrl end .Tangle are two liltle hells
'l icit inicle and jangle nil day;
And Jangle rings harsh, with nn a"fn.
Of rlnrl-.ness. forhoding. dismay;
ptnrm-ekiud and vinegar, wormwood and
Toads' tongues and poisonous things,
Owlets and ravens, and dreams tha ap
Of woe little .Tnngle-bell rings!
Yes. Jinsle and Jangle are two little belli
That jingle and jangle all day;
nd the one that yen listen to strangejy
Hecavioiir that's sure to betray
So listen to Jingle and be a good boy
To Jangle, oh, never give ear.
And your days will he merry and bubbln
While sadness will never come near.
He Won Grown Up.
A little fellow went Into a shop some
days ago to buy a pair of gloves. Tbe
shopman stared at the juvenile cus
tomer ,and asked him what size ho
took. The youngster promptly informed
him. "Do you want kid gloves, my
boy '""asked tbe shopman. "Kid gloves."
ejaculated his customer; "I'm not a kid
now. I want 'grow-up' ones."
Look! i' e Abend.
Little Clarence iJa, when I grow to
be a man like you do you spose I'll
have a little boy of my own, just s
you have now?
Mr. Callipers Very likely.
"And do you think he will ask me a
good many questions, Just as I ask 'em
of you now?"
"You will be deserving of sympatby
1f he does."
"Maybe so, pa; but if he aeks Ques
tions, not for foolishness, but because
he really wants to know, Just as I do
now, and I tell him to go to bed Instead
of answering him, just as you often do,
'Will It be because my time Is too valu
able to waste on my son, or just be
cause I don't know the answers to his
questions myself, but want to make
him think I am wiser than he Is?"
Vegetable Toys and noil.
With some clean potatoes, some car-
rots, parsnips and toothpicks a rainy
afternoon can be made so short tnat
supper will come hours before It is ex
pected. The potatoes should be small
ind as knobby and queer shaped as it
Is possible to get them. The parsnips
and carrots should bo washed clean aud
the toothpicks should bo of the cheap,
common wooden kiud.
With these materials, all or part of
j them, and a couple of knives, a whole
I menagerie of animals and a whole
j roomful of dolls can be made. The
tooihnloks are used to Join the beads,
arms, legs, etc., to the body of the
animal or doll.
The pictures showing vegetable toys
are sketches of some actually made.
Of course, some of the originals of the
pictures were ra'ther difficult to make,
nut a linle care will enable the young
animal maker to do wonders. Some
of the best of the toys illustrated were
made by a girl not over 10 years of age,
SOMF VFOPTAW. TOYS.
but then she had spent three of her ten
years In a kindergarten, where she cut
out all sons of pretty designs In colored
paper and modeled dolls and dogs and
cows In modeling clay.
Sometimes a funny doll can be made
with potatoes without cutting or sbnp
bit' them at all. but It Is more fun cut
'tini: the "murphies" to tduipo.
The horse in the piefi.c was made
with a carrot body and potato legs and
head, and the rider was made of po
tatoes. The trunk of the elephant was
made by slitting the tip of a carrot and
bending It up, and the curly tall of the
pig was made out ot a hairpin.
There are no rules to follow In mak
!ing vegetable toys, for rules and regu
lations and directions spoil the fun.
Just collect the vegetables and tooth
nicks and go to work, and the dolls and
logs and cats and elephants aud pigs
and tar bablea will almost grow themselves.