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The Charlotte Messenger.
CHARLOTTE. N- C. SATURDAY, JUNE i, 1887.
Tnc Sl Sitviim. Suiili % 5 nk
OHABLOrTB. N. C.
ia Um latoTHti of lb* Cok>rad PmiiIs of
Able sad vaO-kaoaa vriUn wtB conkrib-
te to its ooltmaa tna dlffeml psru of ib*
.H)uti7. and it will ooBlais tbe UM Oia-
nl Nm of the day.
Tus Mcnmn U • Bnrt-elM aewtpuvr
Dd oOl not nOov (innoanl abase In lU eob
-aim. It li sol aaelarian or partUaa, bat
idcpeadciil—drallsc fairly by aO. It re-
Ibr n«bt to erltielsa the abortfaaltuts
— piildle oftoialS'—ooBOaending toe
^nrtb.T, and recoimendiai for ^iettos «»»*
irii aa in Iteopioloa an bMt aallsd to eerya
L'interciUof tbs paopia.
InteaiM to^mdj t
eaapapir to adroesi
WIT AND HUMOR.
Another greAtdiaeoTei7 of dlsmonda
1 KenittCRj. A maa got lire of them
n the first deal.—HtiimUlpkia Pitt*.
The life of the book>annt is foil
of H-armwood and ptll. no wont*
wood is barely p«rcepiibi&—JfsreAaii
Noboily Bppreclatee diDaer*j)*rty in*
Tiiaiiops more than the eoolely ytMSf
■n who only has ’*aparttueiitA"—ifo*>
It is said that some obUdnn get all
their ImpreMions from their Motbor.
This, then, u how elippory tuen oiifi-
~ lie.—ifoomt Tehgrof*.
T'liere ere ia Maaeaeboaettc 65,000
lire women than men. That ie why
iiu- women bare to stand In tho bors»
Harbor~Pr«i7 short, slrf Cnstomer
- Wet), yea. i am. Jnst pot It down on
the sinle. will yonf Much obtimd to
juo for speaking of it—Loveil VUiu».
Midnight is called the wbichlng Itmn.
ofiiigbl. becaosa at that hour it It som»-
tiiimt diSciilt to determine whiob to do,
f[u liutue or whoop it up larger.
Again we would like to remark that
If man who leayes the enow on bit
ilt-walk ia he wbo ilropc buUone in the
iiuri-h •ootriboiion bos.—Sew Netien
i'he lulereet on a mortgage and a gas
irler are alike in going oo with their
irf-k whether there is ai^body aronod
> bou the job or nob—/oH fftosr Ad-
Smith (with efltaslon)—Hello. Brown,
that yovf I beard yon were drowned.
iirowD (with eadows)—No, it wae my
tiroiber. Smith (tfaougbUetaly)—What
pity. —WosAlngton Oilte.
A subeorlber aaks: ‘Om yon tend
>u a good receipt tor good hoarhoond
enndyf' Cennmly we ean, dear. Send
slung your candy and yon wtU get a
receipt by retnm maiU—Sew amotn
Pa.” asked joong Jobly, “wbat eotl
1 Iren was It that Geom Waahin^
cut down with his liv^ batobet—n
ctieriyr' “Cbeetnot, my son." replied
nfd Dae. abeently; ‘xhwtnul"—
Landlady (examlniBg a fogitiva
hoarder's tmnk)—Why, Bridget, hk
irunk is fall of bri^l Bow oouM th^
lisTe got there? "Sara, ma'am, ha
brtNght one boBa in bis hat leaiy
“Pa." aaid Johnny. looking np from
bii book. **wbat doea It mean to pile
lisaa on Palktor* *‘Xhoro, don't boMtar
ue now," replied pa; “aak year ma, she
mdantands all about milliaery.”—
“For what is it that mremd eonl
yearaaF’ oaks a poetBs We don't
- ' Is for the editor to
A Maseaehosetts woman rseeotly leal
Iba nee od her jaw mad tba doeiors say
that ebe has worn ostt tbo maaela that
as a binge. We aooMbew woadB
tbia doea not aoeor oftaasr.—New
Botww A ciea
“Wby do the baatbas rafeP* asks a
rellgiooi papw. If they got a larger
pmeeaiaipik Ae moMy eoUeoted tor
them parbape they wonlda'traga ae
mnoh. We merdy c*r thk ae a aof>
gemloo.—N. T. OrtfUc
It happen id in law time
to thelady whe
jrad iBtoewhet ed a bom
“0.1 haraa’t the ImsC dsnht oC that.''
replied bar nntknt and
— fowhers Afeffiweei
Sgun ct a drenhhed hmali eOaglac to
a eea-waehad la^ bnt a bettor Mwan-
itoaiien weald ha a haid baailad aan
baying a bottla at patent ball l atoW’
6*ee mmd inwtor Mtfariar.
“Pe. have yen gad tba bydrenhaMaP*
*«o. Itartir, vfent tonbto yv "k toad
euamioar' ^€0,1 banad an toy to*
nay that yon gto awMly Wtom vban
boAttoehad ntotM* an hto
The Happy Animal-Painter.
I palm •bMr eyes, tbrlr bslr, their tails, tbrtr
Biise* SM Ibi Ir feet,
until ib« enaBotsseurprooIatBU tbeir besnty
Aad a^l^'il>i.os retards mess Ibe foreisaat
Who ibuseea%slat tbs ssIbsIs he sells fer
But prlibee let me tel. you
ijbee let me teU yon. for It U a lorely
AbuDt li.e treewnd-asslDess Ibst marks my
t daub the esmel bers and tbere* I dsob lbs
1 psl'ti 'be bAiyebot bolde-freen. Ibe arse'
I palui upon the polar traar a penslrs porpts
Ibe eoaet-doe yslle* spots t pradital-
lafsei.luss tbe kind of paint that happeal
AM naiumiUia smile at wbst Ibay esaoot
•at toribese teleatiao ms a 1 sara net o*st-
Or wbai they aay ibeui ay work: It's all tba
same In Duleb.
Oaa day a onuntry Tisllor nude some anktnd
Whan 1 wse palDilat feathers freen npoa
I toU^tm taat to suit myself I paloted spot
Aad that bo piease would paek that down and
smobs It Id bli pipe,
t olelm that wooden saimals tbal go about on
AM oaimot bowl, or est. or di1ok.ora'eo
bleb up tboirbeels.
Art not a bit morwastutal than are Ibe Uraly
t pstat tgion tba wooden sUos that oorar up
What If 1 pul msgaots stars upon tbe wary
What It 1 ololbe tho Ugoraod rtalnooeroaln
se the IliUe boys sad girls ray art I
ipalutibe eralinorbyBous groen to hu tbatr
soua witb jny.
And Ihnu^ with yellow, iwd, or blue tba array
It's all Ibe seme to me. btwauaa It's all tba
taaa la Ducob.
Ocprae, Isaao, fetob iba ottrMaa tba boraea,
and lha kids.
AM plla ibetu up bafors raa bora ia HttM
Aed twn mien out tba llook't arkt aod aat
I'ra got to palm 'by Bra o'eloek to.Dlgfat a
AM iban faiob oo of paint, tba Brat
AM 1 will raake tl
'bile I paint
>y jug la such
eaii sunk ms ——
'll danea a ]lg, beoauaa
tbuoba, and say: It's all
When Harry KaddiSa married
qtwtta Caraoo it bad been a gen-
uiae lore-match. Coquette waa one of
a large family of dewy-eyed, roa^iipped
girla, wboee laoee were their fortunes.
AtailereDts, other fortoaes they had
none. And the other fire aiaten aeorel-
ly enried Coquette wbea the baudaome
young actiat look her away with half a
doaeo new gowna a Oox of initialed
pooket-baadkercblofi, and a boDuet
irwh from the little niilllDer'a arouod
To be lure. Harrr was not rich, bnt
It wai only a queatlou of tima argued
tbe fire iistera. bow aoon be aboald be
famooi as KeiMOOier, rieh as Crmsua.
An artist like him waa sure to sucoeed.
“And what fno It would be to rislt
Coquette when she should be rich and
famoasr' cried tbe flra iu oboraa.
“1 haren't much faith in artists,"
Colonel CarMB said, dubiously.
“Bot CoqMtte liked the fellow, so what
could I say?"
8o Harry carried the rUlage beauty
aff to his studio at the top of tbe
Wyoberly BnJIdittg, where tbe walls
wan painted terra-ootta color, tbe doors
draped sritb gorgeous Oriental siaflk,
aM esery eoracr filled with picturesque
Ublea, b^-sbouldered Japaueee rases,
aad q^nt folding tcreeua
“How do you like it, darling?" be
**k's bcantifuL” Coquette answered,
with a sbr sideloog, glance at the dum
my, whioL draesed ai “Marie Autoia-
atte" coatutne. leaned up egalnst the
corner of tbe wall, as if "Marie Antoi-
acUe" had had loo niBoh to drink.
“But 1 tbougbl. Harry, it waa a suite."
It Ur’ dried the young artlat.
poUiag aaide a aage-grean drapery,
with dadoes of Pompeian-red ploab.
*‘ABd hare'a the bed-ieoat.’'
“1 abeold call it an atcore, Harryf'
“WalL H'a pUaty big eaough to
aUap la; aad bare.'' opening the door
ef a tiny, thiee eoraared nook, “ia a
dtatoag^vom. What coald oaa want
aaoce, lahoaM like to know?"
Coquette tried to amUa Tbe old
at konw bad been ao roomy, so
And bwe. ia thla ersmped-
r. abe Ml aa if she could scarce
“Hare yoa many orders, Harryf
said sba, giaactag aroead at the ptot-
■rss la warloM augw at eompleiioo
(bat tiaad tbo stadto walla
“WolL BO—not aaaay yet Not any,
to took." be edded. laagblng aad ootor-
iag. “Bel, of ooaraa. laball hare pleatr
eaa of tbaaa daya A maa has to work
“52 315" "S’"
‘4e« de yee User' ' •
“Sbr be iwarioBid, blaadly.
“Tbaaa baeUfal Jacqalmiaol rawa
on tba tabto. Harry, and tba bot^ooaa
awieem and aeeMriaaa la tbagMad
bwbat aad tba erMtaf-cbalr tM sritb
IbhuM aarriy i
“nay'votod ba. If 1 bad^fer
•ato.” aU bat -kiit basen't"
•kfa Haw eaai^." be aald. earalaaa-
ly. “Ibaaa Hetra alwgye aaed ia
ttalp bOa laag btoaea Mt waato'aok
^Cltaa. dwaj-artodOiaaHii. law
BMtoai wm a amtoa toVarwaa to
Mfitolmm to •aadelyea
rich people—aaa pep* oamiyw mn «■»
economy la bettor than waaltb—aad
ainoe yoa really hare ao oiWa as yat,
don't yon think we ought to be rsry
earehu of how we spend our moMy?
And, Barry—I hare Men brougkt up
to manage all tbe booMbold aBkirs—
If you would only trust me sritb tba
I wlU. sweetheart'* said Harry,
with a great roUioklng laugh, “wt>en I
get any oaahr'
“Harry,'' abe cried, “haren't yuu any
He opened hto empty puree, by way
et anewer, aod held it np before nor.
“But don’t tret darling," be orted.
eheerils. “Boslaeae to sore to oome in
Nerertbelem, Coqnetto looked at him
with griesed. atortted ayea
She had alwan bwud tint arttoto
srete an iRtofaridant race, bot np to the
present time she had naser beltored it
“Bet ofoouree, aow that be to mar
ried and settled, he will take quite a
different slew of tblaga,'' she pondered.
“And I base got aix new dreeem and
all the elothee 1 eball need for a year,
Aod when she wrote her first letter
hoBw to tbe fire etoteis, she dcolared
orer and osar again, that she was “per-
But as the time crept on, and the
•Is new gowns grew ihnbby, aud tbe
tradeepeople clamored for their blllA
and no gold-edged orderi eaibe in.
Coquette’! heart faile'l her, and eran
Harry began to look unwontedly grare.
Aod. as if to orown their trouble!,
poor roiing KadcllQe fell ill of a ferer,
anil lu/s irlato looked Coquette grimly
in tile (soe.
But the girl was not one easDr to be
conquered. While ihe eat by Harrr's
•ide. counting tbe boure between bis
draughts of medicine, she eeweif diH-
gently for a dressmaker a street or lo
When tbe good bouinkMper came in
for a few mlnutee, erery erening^ to
gire her a chance to get a little fresh
air, sbe took her work borne, and
•coured tbe neighborhood for a place
where sbe oould buy grapes and (Mrs,
at something loss than ruinous prioee.
to tempt ber buiband'k eaprlelout appe
And one erening, when she retorned
with BD especially fine buneb of Tokay
grapes, which sbe bad bought at a bar
gain, she found him tossing restlessly
to and fro on hto pillow, with fresh
fever burning on hie cbecka
“A letter from Aunt Tabitba, Co-
quettef' be cried. “Sbe is coming to
make ns a vtoit. Now, of all times in
the worid. when tbe butcher and the
baker are taking turns in bMeging i
and ererything mat the ehH''
’srything mat the lo^^ ebb?
- out why apt now, Hai .
“Don’t yon Eiiow? Aunt Tabby Is
(he one rich relative I've goir' cried tbe
youM man, impatiently. “She alwayi
deeMrei she's going to leave her money
tome, becauseTm tbe only member of
the family that knows bow to make
money and save iL She's tbe most
mercenary old creature in tbe world,
and it ebe ome seen what a pass we've
come to, ebe'il never have another word
to say lo mer*
Coquette looked sorrowfully around
tbe studio. Ererything that could by
any poeslbillty be aold to raise a little
money bad been Mnt away. Tbe lloor
was carpetless, tbe walla were bare.
"it does look rather poverty-stneken.”
•be reluctantly admitted. “But—oh,
Harry, when to she comlDg?"
“On Tbureday—only the day after to
“Very well,” said Coquette, with a
lone breath “we'll be ready for ber.”
“Mt how can we. dearest?”
“You shall ses,” Coquette answered,
witb an arch nod of ber heail.
Aod then there ensued a long ooun-
oiL whispered and ioteuL
“Jones will bvlp us," said Harry,
and De Kaye, and Ckwrtenay. And
mg to the best fellow in the
da HotoBvPeyoiiiiW”haatf.'' ctreto-
ad ia A Mltod eritito cap, with piak
ribboBB, and a mflied white aproa,
reaebing down to the hem of her areas,
brought m tea OB a aUvar-platod tray
“Bave a cop of to^ dear aunt"
smiled CoaoetUk “aad Mary Ann w.U
takayoer hat aM shawl"
“mwataayglrtodoyoo keapf” said
Aoat Tabby, wto waa a pacpetnal aaribi
at laurrofBtloaa, hot who, lortnnaM
aever stoMod Mklag long enoogh for
bar qnosuona to ba answsnd. “Bs—
mast sail lota o pletores to kaep npi
M>rt of thing—eh? 1 alwm said that
Hairy was the genius of tbe "—
And you've marriM wsU,!'
1 am ^aiO”
Tba door opened have, and a stoak
eldedy gaatleman entered with a great
deal of bastla
“I've celled to look at this marine
plctu-a.” said hm “Hope I don’t In
trude,'' with a oompfehenelve bow all
around to the ladles, “but 1 am ex-ceed-
ing-ly anxious tu teoare thia for an out-
of town eustouer of niina who is ool-
Is'-ting a galtsiy. What do you ask
for it, Rawtffe? Come—put it at tbe
loweet cash prioc. I'll give a thousand
for ii, and I won't give a penny more.”
“You're too late.” ia>d llarry. with a
chuckle. "BoosteUln has ordorod it at
“Twelve hundredr* exclaimed tbe
pmture-ilealor—“Bonstettin! but he
shan't have it! Til say tiftMn hundred
sooner than that!"
“I'm sorrv,''observod Harry; “but it
was painittf expressly to order for biok”
“Couldn't you duplicate it?"
“1 never duplicate any of roy picturea”
“But aumaihing like it? Codm—a
Vtit^ioe view with lota of moouliglit, a
goiiilolm and a big enindge of shadow
in the left-han.t oornar. with an assas
sin lurking there—eh? Something with
“Lai'' exclaimed Aunt Tabby, under
“I'll ibink It orer. and lot you know,”
salil Radoliffe, languidly. “At preeenl
I've mt as much as I can da"
VVtiicb was unfortunately an indubit
able fact, as our poor young hero was
not rot strung enough to handle a mabl-
Tile dealer—no other than Do Kaye
in Rina|Uorade—retreated grumbling.
"Aunt Tabby’s eyes scintillated joy
“Harry.” she cried, “you're on the
' ■ ' ■ i! lou certainly
bigli road to fortune!
“1 hope sa aunt,” said tbe yoong
Two other customere, apparently all
eageruesA arrived during tbe oouree
of the evenlug. Oue carried off the
picture of a basket of luscious peaches
upturned in a nest of bay; the other
made a couditional bargain for a bunch
of daisies in a slender green vasa
againet a background of wiufroolored
A delicate little supper of lobster cro-
quettea chocolate, aou eaiad, was eerv-
M at eight, and Aunt Tabby went to
bed rejoicing in the luxurious apart
ment. with a stained-glasi window and
Florentine hangings, which Mr. De
Kaye bad vacatM specially on her u>-
“Why don't everybody turn arttotr*
•he eeid, to herself. “It's a busincse
where one can poeitively coin aioDey.
Harry bas impruved wonderfully, and
that wife of his is t'
is tba sweetest woman 1
'And Madam Ptombreri and eve
one of tbe sewlng^rto wUl lead a baa
I am sure.” aald C^nette. 'Ob. Han,.
I am so ^ad you an sniBciently reoov-
ared for ns to Ur this btdd experimantr*
All tbs next day a pleasant oonfueioa
reigned in tbe atudla
^riggin^ a marine painter at ae
mean pntoasiona, lagged la a half-
flntohea ptotara of “Moonlight m the
Grand Caaal at Yealos.'' aad eatabltoh-
ed it on hto friend's eaeel; De Kaye
•tood on elep-laddere. at tbe risk of hto
life, to hang a number of hto pretty lit
tle fruit and flower glimpses so that ibe
terra-cotta oolorea walk should be
bidden; and Lannoelot Courtenay him-
s^ aided in their arrmaganieDt;* while
tbe boueekeeper, assisted by two able-
bodied men. brought la tba upright
piaao which beloagad to Courtoaay’a
room, together with a pile at marwe
p—crowned by bnmae statuettea
of M«eary and Pmte
plitawt Plamhfri hOBg ths WIB-
dew* wMb Turcoman drapenaa and
contrlbutod a rich Itonlaa rQ“, Mtoa
tba forewoman, aeat np a ahiba
oabsaet. four gilt ehalre aad a wh
not; ea^ of the eewiaf-glrto eoatribul-
ad pret^ Bttla artlctoa of brto*-braa.
ibMl la the aildal of this lany Harry
a^iUJiw. lay en a aoto. with ala wtfe
hisiih hiaa, whaa Aeat IlMiha was
ahnirn ia—a Ultia skrivaBad. sharp-
eyed woeua. with ahaggy gtw Sf^
WowB. aad a aaas Uha&aV^ at a
bM of pray.
“fi^l he^kl hewT waa
Sbe staid only two or three daye ia
the Wyeherly BiHldiog. Aunt Tabitha
Talb./t vtwaye wae a festleei aoul, and
coald ‘i-j more abide in one place thin
tbe v-andcrlng south wind.
But when sue went hocjs sbe eent for
a. lawyer, aod made ber wiU-la~het
Nephew Harry's favor. Nor sms It any
too soon, for ebe died of apoplexy witb-
in three montba.
“Poor old Aunt Tabby," said the
young artist. “1 only wish she oould
have lived to be as old as MsUioselah.
But now that sbe bas no funhsr use lor
oer money, 1 must own that it cobms
uncommonly convenient to as—sh.
“Do you know, Harry.” aaid OoqoaUe,
wbo was Just writing a letter to invite
five stotere to oome and visit her, “Pva
often qoestloaed myself as to whether
we dia right in making Aunt Tabby
bellevs we were so ptosperousr*
Kild a man bafp being prosperous
witb a wife like you. CoquettsF’
“Do bush, Harry! But 1 eaa't think -
it W8> altogether wrong whan 1 recall
that that day memsd tne tnraljig point
of ail our fortnosa Orders really began
lo coma In aflar that Kvsrythiog went
‘One thing to very amtaln." said
Harry, *T aavar aaou'.d haw amouni-
od to anything witheetyeu, Coquetto."
Aod be ehaekad hm rameaecnaM
with a klaa
A Boetee deotosy Bpleida
latroduetloat at itxaagan aie apt to
ha atsdl dmaa a MtaanbarraaMag but
particularly an at crewdod raeMUpaa,
whan paoM an spmg ae nei ether
without M least prsparatlaa. Tba
ethn aftawiene a maa waa waUtsd ep
to a lady ky the bealato, pstosutsd. and
■baadeaad to hto fata, the lady haring
auagkt only her ewa mama, whiah aat^
haarla, —a'a patieayto la mat aatural.
hut la this iMtoBto town the atoaafw's
aamAadtoliei to kaoutflartflaM
was new. aad eridauHy ha was
heptoig II wi aid, dawn mu hto
auiill lilk I'ltoillto friu, aud
M iflh. »hu .lu thelliiiBU
It to believed that tbaChiasn la Call-
forala ‘Walt” from ffl.OOO to tS,000 la
silver doilara eveiy weak.
Mon than 18.000.000 (set of lambcr
hat bean used in the ootutruotion of
anowaheda on the Northern Pacific road.
Fees paid tbs lawyers in Ibe Morgan
will contest in New York amount to
|KI0.00a Tbs saute to wtoth •10,000,-
Tbe Queen of Boomanla to a daughter
of Emperor WilUam. She to decidedly
literary In bar tastea
Thars are 8,197 penalonert in North
Carolina, tbe smallest nomber In any
state of the union. They relieve the
government of iSO.OOO annoally.
Out West it to ptopoeed to have bal
lot-boxes in a rallwav car, so that coon-
fry voters living along the road need
not be obliged to dnv« so far.
A sign of oonvaleeoeooe from An^^
mania appear* is New York, when a
“habit maur” anoetinoes that be to
prepared to furnish “Engltob clothes
witb an American tone.”
A Pennsylvania ooal-oparator has
employed a competent largaon to leetnn
to ^ miaers on the metood of pro-
oednm in Uie many smergeooies that
artoe from mine aoeidenta
"A man said to me the other uirtt,"
remarked a olergyman, “ '1 woula not
have mtoeed your sermon for $50.' and
yet when tbe plate was passed round
that man pot in a penny.''
Three men in FlanUlL A. T., toiled
all one night to get a naml euppoaed to
oonuln wbtoky out of a odiar and
away to thsir camp. When th^ tap-
found that Itoonulnedkero-
A New York physiolao having dinot-
ed one uf hto patients to baths a wound
in tepid 'water, the patient sent hto little
girt to the drag store with a note eay-
IngT “Plea*e sell bearer one-half plot
of tepid water.”
The Emperor of Aiutria who to a
great smoker, bas been ordered by tbe
dootore to give np tbe fragrant weed.
They attribute bis neuralgia to IL His
Majesty was in tbe badt of emoklng
twenty cigars daily.
Tbe oflioial Investlgatione made in
Pressia relative to tbe causes of mine
explosion* show, among other thinn
that many explosion* attributed to ure
damp, or ouibunu of ga*. are really
doe to the fine coal dnst m mines.
Brooches representing an oyater sbelL
upon whiob rests a tiny or'ab in red
enamel, are biaarre tanoies of tbe
hour. A reatiiilc halr-plii to a pen pod
of Iroe^ gold half open, dieplnymz
nine pearl peas. Au coameleil snail
nips ono of ilie peaa
Tbe telescope for tbe Lick Observa-
lorv Is to tw 57 feet long snd 49 inches
in diameter, and will cost •I64,S5U. It
wlU be so delicately adjusted that It can
b'maulpulaled by tbe observer at the
eye end. wbere be will have command
of all its motloua
A new material tbU eeaion has been
and very soft” and to very sivltob fur
Jackets as well as mantles. No demoi
selle of the times should be without
of toeso raiirosd wrapa
Loolsvllie. Ky.. to aaid to have social
rales that are remarkable for thsir
laxitv. Almost any man with a gentle
manly appearance and good address
can with little effort get into sociely
there; and tbe young women are pro
tected very IKtIo by their motbera
In Washington dwell two men who
own so much brlMt-brse that tbey have
moved into a larger bonse to eccom-
modaie iL Among other rare tblnge to
a ecreea. such ae to need in eastern
harems, made of carved wood, with
corioos little windows wbieb open and
•hut like doora
There is s very mean man in Port
land. Ora Ue keepe a big store in the
center of tbe city. Beveru night* ago
a apeolal poUoeman found the *10*#
Amt ualoeked. and aeat a hack to tbe
EierehaBt'i bouaa to notify hiaL The
a srehact walked down aad locked the
Joor. but left the poUceman to pay tba
Tba King of Cambodia, according to
tbe comepondeol of a Paris jooreal.
h* 800 wlviA oboaen from tbo head-
•sBMst women in tba wbols coontty.
Iba entire populatloo and territwy be
long to (be kinj^ AU Ibe Oamh»aiaBa
are the king’s ‘Xanaea” or ils . aad
pay him nnta Tba king himself
iraga to tbe French BaeldonVGeoeraL
A* an evidence of tbe trath eftba
aaaartioa tbat many young Mormoa
childiea are taught tbe art of pariuT
tiem tbe tima tbey begin to talk, e wt
l^ka gaatlemaa who to tamlUar
faM any* that be kaowa of a
acaieuy two yeaa old wbe^ ea
asked what be wouU aay U tba
' - caaM, aaawafed, *T would say
A Napa, OaL, mu thought ba mw a
aaa aanaet la tbe river tbm% bat It waa
eah a aeHd masa at Bttla Isbas. aaak
ahoMaa laahaad a half lsa«. Tba
ashool WM abo«
yard wIAa aad h
eauuistlsa thay ame
ttauaDy thswarttf that
aad aatlag «• the IMa
Oaaaia Qmr, «t •aida Maria. 1km.
dtueasM three Haas (hot • boa
taialat IMOO la mM M buriad ■
ama aotmm at iJKihMMk aid hi
lad aaw at Maaia hate hfa aaaea dto
aha krilllag add asa« fa *a taeiM
aM Ifia Hfllri tnra ■Mail lai aai
M. Bauvtor decHaed to bOKthe sae-
.jaaor of Paal Ban la Tonquia beSawa
ha eould not get tbe lUedasenboe eoa-
pantoe to iaeaa him a policy to ma (hara
M. Oievy tried bard to,.panaaM him to .
~ “Ouy think.” ha aaid. “too wOl
. t •30,000 a year ealary, •xOOO for
yonr fcmeraL and •&400 a year pearioa .
tor your widow." Bnt even taatesw-
aaatatiOB of tbe case did not pravalL
There Hva ia Portland, Ma. IL
Franooto Badoux, wbo wa* bora in -,
Brittaoy in 1790. Ha waa ^ sotdtor af^
Napolcoa for yaara; waa oaptorad ky '
tbe Engltoh ana given hto fieedom fee -
aaviog an Engtton officer from drowa-
inm ne came to this oonnliy the year
after tbe battle of Watedoa He amr-
ried for hto leoond wife Suaao DingiOT,
an anatofNatbaatol Hawtborna ns
ia la good health and plays boU tbs
piano and riolln.
At Apalaohloula, Fla. to on exUM- '
tioD aowority la ihaahapaof aipowga-.
There are fifteen praon of noluv
mnn reeoblng out' like ne'anaa of a'
devi&h in every oonoeivabto direotion
from the cooed-ebape natnml riand of
gpral npon whiob the main body of (be
«MDge resta and there are One partMaa
ol OOTsl In each arm or euckar, leading
many to soppoee from Ite appearaaee
that if left alone tbeee arme woold
eventoally bave petrified aad perhape
tnrned lo ooraL
Tbe Young Men’s Christian AasooU^
tion to oonsidcred a good businees In-
veelment in many Western towaa
The Atebtoon, Topeka aod Santa Fe
Railway eootribuice •1,000 a year to
the aseMBiion at Tupeka, besides coa-
tributingliberally to the association in
enty. In San Fraoetooc Wslla
Fargo A Ca make their employea nmia-
bers of the aasooiatiun at ao aonual ex
pense of •SdO.
Tbe negro eobooto and oollegee ia
Atlanta, says tbe Conriifttfton cl that
city, are much mors costly and coot-
foruble Ibao the aohooto (or tbe wbilea
it to true that much, perhape tbe moeb
of the money Inveeted In tbeM ediScee
came from the North, but the tact that
Atlanta ba* been sheeted a* tbe ilM
and center of them tpeaka well (or tbe
enterpriee and local pride of tbe ieed-
Ing negroea of Atiaoia Their cducoi
ttoual uutitoUoni are not only very im
posing stracturea but they are fnl^
equipped and comfortably endowen;
and, to all outward appearancee; bn
doiug a good work.
between the United State* Lower
California has long been cured and
hacked and chisel^ by peopla With
in the last few months it has sulfered,,
and is fast being reduced by reU>
hunters and people anxlon* to have
their names seen on a sbapelem aad
UDsigfatly mass of stone.
Tbe greatest port of the cnlttvated
area of China Is devoted to the-pt^
dui-tion of food. There are ao fiooke
or herds, and the areas devoted to oot-
tun aod mulberry are very small com
pared to the extent of the emplra Of
tbe 230.000.000 of Mpulation, thre^
Uftlis live on ricx aol the rcet on amall
millet and wbeaL
A woman at Little Rock, Ark., haa
made application for a pension on the '
groond of nervous debility. She aaya
during the war a wounded federal s^
dier was carried into her mother’a
bonse. where hto leg was amputated.
Tbe sight threw ber into eonvulrioBa.
from which the has aerer tewseeed.
Sbe asks |30 a month aa a compease-
There to an wsthetie street car con
ductor of Philadeipbia wbo. for tbe
past two yeara has apeat mneh ot hia
mre time in making hi* car beautifoL
'InvoJiaodBome illk flage adore tba
center of tbe car. and the bell-ropa is
jauntily lined with knots of tari^t^
colored worsted. He takes great pride
ia this work. Tbe atteiadants at tta
stable* aay ba scrube and ak* bis cat
with all the care of a bonaokoeper, A
sponge to alleys to be seen on tBe ear,
■troage Ways of the FaehtaMMa.
An odions custom to iatrodlBg itoaK
into London aooiety, aay* a eso^
apondentaf the Lo^oa JM. It ia
pstflie* (or roulette, or roepa ri matt.
Ladles and gentldmaa stand Heuad
tbe green table fer bonrs and fday far
money—not for very larxe, Im sifl
(or sufficient amonnu. I have tried
one of tbeee evenings, and th^ art a
Uiid of entertalninent (be must bop^
loaely dull and atapid. It to not pto^
aat either to see the fire of i-xt-Itemeefi
la tbe eye of youag girts, ana to hear
tba delight with wbieb they speak at
thsir winninga Finally tba dudo haa
acquired aaother acoompBsbiBMt. ft
k, aa you know, qulto a tMaf to pl^
tbo baialo. bnt a gentlaiuaa fiarhaa «ba
hlghoat p^ et aceom^lahmato H W
la aMe to wblsdo aa aeeuiupnalaaaAL
Time are evaa ttaeban vho make A
good iacoma by abowiag hour It la
doBc. aad 1 believe tbe Isaaow ia mM
MsOy kerned. Itreqalrea a eariate
aattoa o( tba Baada of the eadae Bp*
aaeh aa bas to bs aaquiied bjr aerari
Btreage are the 'wayi ot dto
laa fpna-obawlag moaU ahoMd be
fcewned npoa fer asranl neaaaa; afc
eordiag to toeMtof AraU It saw
altos&aBtfn Mmddar ayutomsM .
■aetod whb alimaatarien. Xbe ms
r ef tba ^aada b daariy aatabif*
ThrireiedMtSM Mbavi *
aer dtoartad to oabar uaae mb
dam^ TW bemaa baiif tel
rmaiaaab-• eed-ohewur. Om '