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H. A. LONDON, Jr.,
EDITOR AND ritUl'ItlETOH.
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The title went out
Shining pebbles nud hIicUs that lay
Unthe shore, at the beck of tho wliite-nrruotl
Weut out witli the tide.
The tido wont out
And n hutulrsj ships asleep on tho strand
Sprang ii. nml awny from the hateful laud
Went out with the tide.
Tho tido went out
And a life ns fwwet ns n life iniuM ho,
Drifting away to the unknown sen,
Went out with tho tide.
The tidcenmo ii:
Tiie pebbles and shells, with tiir waves' dis
dain, Flung from their arms to the shore again,
Came in with the tido.
Tho tide c.nno in
The weary 8his from their voyaging,
Laden with many a precious thing,
I'uine in with the tido.
The tide enme in
Rut (he life, as sweet ns a life might be,
Came not back froi i the unknown sea
Came tint in with the tide.
l-.'millr .1. Ilnt.hlnrk
A FORTUNATE JEST.
A certain young man. living not a
thousand miles from the city of Lou
don, had at the age of .me-and-twent v,
Immediately thereupon the fair
wi a! her friends a-sembb-d about him.
and sought to make him believe that
they could make life, pleasant for
him. lie w;n fond of ronipany; full
of life; Willi norestr.tM.it. save bis own
coiisi i-nee; an 1 he was easily led on
into the glare an I glider of convivial
i njoyiic ii.
Mis mother had died whi n he was a
youth of .sixteen, and his fat her had
I ved hat a year long.T. And he had
n i near relative to guide him.
Oueo he h i I loved a beautiful young
irirl. but his dissipated course had
frightened her parents, and they had
forbidden him their house until he
mid truly men I. This had so an.
;,"rei him that Ik? ha 1 torn the image
out from his heart, resolving that he
w mild never be a slave !
A Mil he was living a brilliant, gloj
io'M life, he knew - ,r. at least, Ic told
himself so. II drank deeper; and,
an on, he came to the gaming-table. In
hort, every vice that a wealthy spend
thrift might tind fleeting pleasure in,
h indulged in.
And th' circle of friends (dung
closelv. Thev swore bv liini- I , wl n-i I I
him a trump. They drank his wine,
and robbed him of his money; and if a
iimv source of pleasure could be found,
they all went in for the enjoyment ami
he paid the bill!
One day, after his eye had become
bleared and his step uncertain, he met
the girl he hud once loved, in the street,
lie rvad pity in her sweet face, and
."aw tears in her eyes; and he tried to
steel his heart ; yet he thought of her
until his wild friends were again a
One day he went to the bank and
drew out a thousand pounds.
That night he sat down in his own
apartments, with his own wine upon
uio snienoaru, aim ins own cants upon
tho table and plaved with his dear
friends! The wine (lowed freelv. he
.... ... V
drank deeply, and tho game went on
recklessly. Thev plaved for high stakes,
inn junyeu i.isi aim laic.
On tho following morning the young
man awoke with a bursting heal and
telling eyes. Ily-and-by he called to
mind the events of tho night, lie
iooked into his pocket book and into
his purse. Empty, both! And ho re
membered that ho had given his checks
to various members of the party for
largo amounts, lie found the counter
foils, and they told him he had drawn
his checks to the amount of over two
thousand pounds !
Hut what of that? Ilefore night he
had drank brandv enough to steady his
uorves and make him once more happy, ving in a Washington theatre. Mr.
Another evening came, and again :,,rc,an. who was 'then a mere bv,
tis friends were assembled round his 1 H;VS . - Whenever I could get tweiitv
o'Kird. He hud got up a grand supper ,iv,. ,.,.n(s f ,, ,,.1V ,-,. ., s,.., , W(,lt
for them this time! and after tho var-i lln, 1,,.,-tr the tragedian ;" and his
ions courses of food had passed in or- I memory of his appearance and a' tion
dor, came the wine and the toasts. ! is ni,wf-,sh and ,1 ar. after a lapse of
And one of the friends, to whom a .seventy-three y.-ars. Two y, ars later
largo cheek had been given, got up to . s;HV bim again, when I'.imic th-d to
oiler a sentiment. : Georgetown fr H ill inioiv.' where he
"Fill up! (ill up!" he cried; "while I ,,,, ,,,, ,,.,;,, , f,.m a printing
give you the toast of tho evening! I .,. ,,, ;fc ,,, , ,s,,, j,..'.
Here's to our sober and thrifty host ! j S(1lal ac,m;lill, ,.,. nf the two I, -gun,
May he be ever as sensible as ho is at ; all( continued on very inl in. ite terms
this moment!" j lmtil y.iw went as rnitcd Mates con-
It was drank with rheers-threo j sul t Tlmis ;l , t1(.ri, Mr ,.,..
time three. ! , . , , , ,, , . ..
! corau has selected the spot w here the
it i ,a uun i iui iiiib iiijii, i ii.ii. mo
ment tho spirits of their host seemed I
to fail him. lie became moody ami i
abstracted, lty-and-by somo ono ban- ;
tered him upon it, and asked him what '
was tho matter. I
He answered: !
"I was thinking, did Tom tell the;
truth when he said I was sober and
And thereupon they all cxcleimed:
"Of eonrsn hs ili.l I (Hi t w Avr
t man soberer or more thrift?"
'Hoeaiise,"purs'.i,.d the hosY, palhet-
"ically, I shouldn't want it friend to
lit' on my arconnt!"
"Olio! Sensible to the last! Fill
ltut Hit1 host would drink no more
j He hade the others enjoy themselves
' as much, and as long as th-y pleased.
! hut they must excuse him.
j Without him, however, tho sport
I lagged, and when they found there was
to In- no card-playing they soon dis
persed. And after they were gone, the young
man sat down alone and thought, and
tho word "S ,h;T and thrifty:" "Sober
and thrifty!" rang in his ears, and he j
repeated them aloud.
And then he repeated :
"May ho h-'ever as sensible as ho is
t this moment!" And then, with n
smiting of his clenched hand upon his
bosom, ho exclaimed, "Tom did not
lie! I will not lot hint lie!"
On the following day thi'votith went
to the bank, ami win eloseted for half
an hour with the manager.
On the morning of tin1 tet day a
paragraph appeared in the pap-rs, an
nouncing: "Wo arc rn! her ,aiii",l to announce
i." i . i i
more than two years ago, has lost
very p-iny. Misfoi I ute has In fallen
him: false friends have be! rayed him:
so thai now his hill lor less I him a hun
dred pounds has gone to protest."
On the it t day alter tlii ; tho yoiu.g
man i we w ill call biiu l'red went to
' Tosn Ainb rly, to whom he had given
i'lindre-ls and th .11 ..imb. and n-ked
l.im for the loan of a Inn lied pounds.
j " 'I'mi my honor. Fred, I wish 1 had
it : hot, really
Th-yoiiih wade 1 to hear no more,
j lie tn,-. half .. -u othei, ,:n I with
the saui" IVMiit ; save that one man,
who he I won two lhoii-a:il pounds
from him at one Miting. offered to give
him live pounds; but le' Wouldn't lend
I In n Fred went to hi
soi.l oil' his I nt uit in c. an
iui;aud from thai time
was l.,.,t to
:-i;rlit for M-ver.il months.
It wa getting toward-. I'hristuris
timciha' a sm-i dy paper came nut ,.u
a certain morning w ii It a ji.u agr.iph
whieh. toa certain M't. w.n startling:
"We are happy to -.late a sad mistake
Was in. l ie a fi H lu-:tii inec in the
.innolllteclil- lll id llie utile lo.v; of Mr.
I! V, foi l tine. . ,-,d at tha'
time been Very till furl II li:l ,-, and,
through some range mistake, a bill of
his went to protest ; but he is all right
now. the manager of the bank where
his ount is kept informs us that he
will honor t he vmiug man's cheek for
a huudrod thousand pounds with
pleasure. All is well that ends well."
Within foiir-ainl-t w eiity hours of
that time I-' red was in receipt of a
doi n gushing notes, from as manv
dill' 'rent individuals, offering him jmy
help in their power to give, and heg
gii.g him to remember the old friend
ship. Only one of them did he answer, and
that was the note from loin Amberly:
Do von remember, Tom, that vmi
once oilered a toast in my rooms in
honor of myself: and you railed me
'""r ''''cr and thrifty host.' And I
resolved in my heart ol hearts from
,.,, ,. ',,,. v ,,., IH)t
. , , .,.,. ...
And when the( uriMmas bells were
ringing Fred led the dear girl of his
old-time love to the altar, and took her
hand in wedlock, promising that the
night had passed, and that the morn
ing had dawned upon a new and belter
The Author or 'Home, Sweet Hoaie."
Mr. W. W. t'orcoran's generous en
terprise of bringing lnune loan Ameri
can grave the exiled dust of John
"Howard I'ayiie. recalls tho aged phi
lailthopist's remilii.sccii, cs of the poet.
He saw him first in 1 m '.. wlem I'ayne
called "The American lioscius." was
poet's remains are to rest. It isa tri
angular plot, near lie eastt rn ul ranee
of Oak Hill cemetery, on the crest of a
hill, overlooking tie valhy of Hock
Creek. The place is marked by a soli
tary, magnified it beech tree. The re
mains will be interred next spring with
appropriate ceremonies, and a plain,
massive monument i reeled abov c them,
bearing onlv the inscrpl ion;
.Ions llw.i:i I'vvvt:,
Author of "Home, Sweet Home."
Horn .lime it, lT'.'i;
Hied April 10, 11:2.
THE FAMILY DOCTOR.
Ion't start the day's work without
a good breakfast, is adviee given by
-. ';l,t'.i II ml I It Monthly.
To relieve toothache apply to tho
troublesome tooth a tiny pieee of cot
ton saturated with ammonia.
A delicate child suffers most from
neglect of its lower extremities. The
worst result may follow from chilling
Hy a law of transmission, a feeble
Hioth1.renf,.ebes her child intending
imd fondling it, even if she does not
). not eat in a hurrv. Masticate I
your food well, and do not make the
stoniaeh perform work that the teeth
were intended to do.
A bit of cotton batting sprinkled
with black pepper and wet with sweet
J oil and inserted in the ear will inum-
. diat. ly cure caraehe.
A tiaspoonful of the white of an
i egg. well beaten and mixed with lemon
j juice and sugar, taken occasionally will
Tlie .MHn,nis' Mud.
There is a g I story told of the
Manpiis of Wnterfoid ( Lord t'harles
Kercsl'ord's uncle) and the way he
served a young fellow whose indiffer
ence to the lives and limns of other
people when out .-.hunting with them
had gained for him somewhat of a
reputation. The young man, though
he ought to have been deprived of hU
gun lionise by special art of parlia
ment, was the .sun of a duke of stii-h
high standing in the political world
that nobody vi nt uied more t hau a mild
remonstrance with him for his care
lessness, and w hile few card to join a
shooting party of which he made one.
his pi mil ion got him invited where
men of hiore caution but less blood
Would have been excluded. II so
happened that one October but It
the maiipiis and Lord .Ion-line
Clinton llie young man in ipics
tioii found themselves staying for the
shooting at Wollciton park. Lord Or
ford's place in Norfolk. There was a
large parly staying at the house, and
more than one fortunate i scape from
Lord .loci-liiicV, rckl'.s gnu was the
nighily topic in the smoking room.
Secral of tl," iiieu had already be, n
gra.ed mi one or t w o occasions by shots
tired at close ipiarteis, ami one who
had been his nearest neighbor one
morning had one of his w hiskcrs and
eyebrows singed t If by a lla di from a
inii.le heedlessly placed within an inch
of his check. Lord .leceline paid small
heed to the remarks he heard, and
laughingly treated all that was said as
a joke, lint Lord Wnterford smoked
his pipe in silence, only joining
in the talk solar as to confide to a
friend, who sat mar, his determination
to put an end to th
ploit should it conn
Ming man s ex
. It is said that Lord .loecliue over
heard the remark but said nothing.
At all events, next day the party
w cut out as usual, and, as chance w mild
j have it, win ii shooting an outlying
cover. Lord Waterford and J.onl .loce-
I line .-tend ten l'c-t apart. In the midst
of an excit nig battue arabl.it started
out of the bushes and rail between the
two. Lord .loceline, disregarding all
j orders to tlie contrary, leveled :uid
lire I at it. 'I le1 rabbit got safely away,
bul about a do.'-n of the shot intended
for it lodged in Lord Walerford's legs.
j I lis bed; happened to be turned at
i the iiiohK n(, I ut wheeling around
j whin-lit a .-ign of pain, ere the rcver-
beia ion ha I died away, he called out
in a loud tone: "Whoever tired lhal
List shot hold up his hand!" Lord
j .loceline, fn the bravado of the moment.
held up his hand w ith a laugh. Hardly
had he done so when Lord Waterford
; raised his gnu and let him have the
contents of one barrel in his palm.
1 Fortunately it was it defective cart-
J ridge, from w hich most of the shot had
i fallen, else it would haw been a bad
dav for Lord .loceline. As it was, lit
j carried away enough leaden pellets'
amonghis linger-joiiils to make a sadder
i and a w iser man of him, and cure him
l olioctively of the peculiarity that had
I made him a terror in the shooting licltl.
No one after that had ever cause of
complaint against him.
F.nglish travelers, who write about
this country, are usually surprised be-aut-e
the tomato is used almost as gen
erally as the potato. Thomas deffcrsoii
brought tomato seed from France,
where he saw that that vegetable was
extensively used as food for swine,
lr. lio Lewis used to say that the too
I'reipiciit eating of it bv Tinman beings
produced salivation. The Italians have
taught Americans that lin- tomato
sauce makes macaoiiti more palatable,
l'.ut there are many poor cooks who
hide their shortcomings by putting the
tomato in t vci vtlish; so that one chef
recently said of another: "Oh, he'd put
it into a church plate,"
THE WELSH CHOIRS.
Orlvln of ii I'rriilinr unlinii VV i-lsh l.nir nl
( hums Kinging How Hip , heir Are
'J'ho custom among the Welsh of
holding musical contests is very old,
having its origin in the meetings called
Kisteddvodan (the plural of IlistcM-,
fod). which were a sort of competitive
examination for the clceiion of chief '
hards. These bards forne d a very im
portant and influential class in the
coiiilnunil V : thev Kent alive the na-
,;.,, ,,. )lV Mirrin-
; j,.,,,.,, (). (h(. .j' end
, ... , , . .,
ioi-ii ,,in esioi . in lie i, inetr power
was at times such as to make them the
virtual rulers of the nat.u. As varlv
as '.MO A. I)., King Hovel Dha found
it necessniy to revise and limit Heir
privileges. A cent ury and a half later
;rj(iith iii.-C.nah still further ro-
strained their pretentions, and their
! power gradually wa I until it van-
jshed on the cn,pie.-.l ,. 'Wales bv t he
Knglish, when, as tradition sav th,
, bards were nithlc.lv cxt-rmina'.-d
, a tradition that is n.-v. happily n le
gated to the rapidly inerea-ing num-
her of historical mth-. These Kistc ld
o,an wt re id In Id at any slated
time but when ihe,.hV,. of chief Lard
became aeaiii from death or s-'in-'
other reason. 'I ley were gathering',
to which all who cmld by any liniiii
attend. Hocked t-a.r. rly ; they wer-- al
ways, al leas! in i al ly times. In M in the
open air, some sheltered valhy or
loping hillside I . - -; 1 1 ; r generally chosen
for the purpose. Her- the balds ii d
with each oilier in st irring up t he pa
triotism and cntltuM ism ol tle-ir a t
audience, by recounting in rugged
vcr.-e the warlike deeds of the kuigs
tad the wisdom of t lie sag--s of old, a--company
ing tin ir recitations with lie
Welsh harp, cail- d crowd, or crow I h.
when he who .-ii-nil-ed to the higlcst
pitch llie fervid : -nil feeling that
cliara- teries i peoples, w,:s
chosen chief barii e ac. Initiations
of lln llll! il llde.
Allerliie cn-pi.-si ,,f Wa!- b l.d
Wiird I., in IJI. the powerful inll't. nee
of the ba id-, was broken, lint le- and
the sllcee, dill'g sovereigns, I'ecoglliillg
the value ol -1 1 -1 1 alli'-s. endeared a-,
(hey were I'rotii old a.s.-ociat ions (., th,
popular lieaii, wisely encouraged tin
poetical and th" musical aspei-ts of the
'iuild of I ion i, wiiil" tiny r.itvl iiilv
curtailed I loir political power. The
la-( sovri'i ign to make any .-pi rial on -.letiui-nt
cone, ruing the Lards was
Lliabot Ii, w ho in l"iiw issued a cotii
tuissioii for the holding ol an lii-lcml-fod,
at fjerwys. I'ui the aueieiil spirit
was dying , -ill, and, from ihal time (,,
the present, the efforts of Ihr.s associa
tions have li.-i-ll cllielly i.ilecli-d to plc-
i.erviug t he scanty p-mains of the au
icnt poetry and music ol their people.
-1 1 t to the ciici'ur.ig -nienl of their
!"""l"'i national poets and
In this Lit t r respect thev h.i e not as
i yet In en pi'oiluitive of any very im
portant result s; t he mere fad of a poem
r musical composition being by a ua
i tive author, ami in the native tongue,
jhasl n held siiHieient r-a on to give
I it a hearing wit limit any iig.trd to its
I At the present time, e pi eiaUv lUllolig
the Welsh ill relinsy Ivaui.i. they have
taken a much better direction, namely,
: in the forma! ion of large choirs for the
study of the choruses of lie gr, at mas
ters, and in this way they at-' doing a
great work in spreading a love an 1
knowledge of the Ilia -I er-pieces of
: Handel, Hark. Haydn and Mendelssohn.
So universal among all classes of th
Welsh people lias this o c for chonu
singing become, that il may with safely
( be said that no other people have such
a w idely diffused a, ipiaintajice w ith
the very highest cla.-s of mush- as Ihey
i have. This is the more remarkable,
when we take i.it" consideration the
fact that both singers and listeners
: were, for by far the greater part, coin-
: posed of millers and their wives and
The members composing a choir are
i'fen scattered over a wide r-
tent of territory, so that regular
weekly or even mmthly meetings of
the choir are impossible. When a new
chorus is to be learned, the various
mi inbers will procure, if they can
afford it.onovopy for each member of
the family, or. if the work is expen
sive, one copy for the whole family.
Then the neighboring families will
lucid once or twice a week at each
other's houses, tie best reader among
them is appointed lender, and they go
to work with no instrument but a
pitch pipe or tuning-fork, to master
the fugues of llainii I or Haydn. When
all these small pari ics have uiiisl, -red
the chorus which they do so thor
oughly that they commit it to memory
a meeting ol the w hole choir is hold,
numbering from ten to lim e hundred,
in some church, school or ra-.lwa
station, and tie leader of the choir
himself usually a miner holds a grand
review of the work done bv his lieuten
ants. The whole work is gone ovel
carefully and lh"ioueh'y, and, aftei
the singing of some , f the old hoiui'
songs in their inot her tongue, the vari
ous groups separate for the Jong walk
! or ride through the woods ami over the
mountains, to repent the process with
i another chorus. Tin- choirs that live
, in the neighborhood of towns have, of
course, many advantages over those
that luivc to conduct their rehearsals
in this fragmentary way, having the
opportunity of fiouient meetings and
the constant presence of their regular
lea h r. and, in somo instances, Uiu aid
!!,inf-l np Life in New York.
"What doyoii think of the ipn-i-r lives
led by janitors' families? 1 know a
janitor who has charge of a big build
ingd'iwii Mroadwny who has four little
to!s of children, and tiny don't get
low n into t he reet more than once a
wi-kor.-o. Two of thnii were burn
in the sivuiiih story of an iiiine-iiso
iron building, just under the roof. One
I' tin in to my certain kn-.u ledge ha
iie cr be, n iow n in tie street ;l all.
That's a fa--1. It , ill be ,l-,w n vuic
lay. Il was b rn only l.i-t week.
Where do v uii 1 hiii1. I he rhiidi't ii's )d.l -i'
round i-? Il is t'io roof, and a rare,
g I yard it is, ton. with ll-'Wds grow
ing mi il. and everything ju-t like a
g I. biL'. paved v.'e'd. Th. re is ;,
high ledge around He four sides.
there is lei ,kng. r of the yotinga, Is"
lalllng off. And lien-arc riot hrs-lim-llere,
ami tubs standing about, and
clothes-pins hing mi the ground
everything so ii.: urilyoii might ea-ily
imagine yi.iir c!i' in sum, body's I a k-
y.O'd. Tiie liliMr II seldom -ee a IV
thing of th world down ho..w; a'ld
tlu-ir mother har-'ly ever do.--., for Ii
hasher hands full taking care of tie,
,-ii!igst. rs. Th-re is a nice !u b d
life foryo-i, tii no danger of avnoy-
.Hicc from prvi'lg lieigabo-;. There is
something a'treiive a'-i'i' i', to...
.lust think of lie j ! lilor a! dark shut
ling up the :,-' p! i and I iirilig
the big iron do : ; v ii h him .ef inside.
Tie t'e !e is, w t 'i l.i i.imily ao-un him.
:nid all lie w i Id .-cur.-ly locked ,-ui.
I , is a s good a li iic in a ca t ! villi
I he hriiige draw :i up and the i,o i.i' full
of wai - r. bui ev iti w In-n i i'ci
du"i - are ..,-ke, i!,e janitors are
al v. : - si, ut i,i -..,i the world. Th.ro
is a b .ek of bud lings in o: f the
principal i-u-iuess centres of the , ity
all ab..ut tin- -.''a l.cighl. Ilach build
ing ha ii jani'or, and c;c h janitor has
hi- lainily. V. In ii the i-uler doors ar"
shut ami locked an 1 no outsider can by
any po.-ibiliiy make his way in, the
janitor's fain. lie i begin to visit. The
roofs form their avenues and botile.
vards. their grand proiuenad". There
i s soiiii I bing - liglil ly i ui ioiis ai.oiit t h.a
way ... living, i n't there; having you
leigiib..r ilio'iping in through the o d'
ius'ea l f coming through the door?
It is something lil.e the way of living
of II Id cave-dwell, -r-s in the Nuilh-
w est. .V ir )".. , Tine .
The Siiiirres Winter Habits,
John liurroiighs, in an urti.de in t !io
' '. n! a ',", speaks , is follow s ol' the cun
ning of ! le- r.-d s.plil'P I :
-I h.iV e said I !e .-d sililTel docs not
lay by a : 'ore of food or winter u -e,
like tlie chipmunk and w ood-iuice; yd
ill lie fall he solil 'litnes boards in a
tciilat ive, temporary kind of way. I
have seen hi i savings butternuts and
bkek w al'iul s -tuck In i and therein
sapling- and tr.-'s. lear his lest, some
times carefully inserted in the upright
fork of a limb or I w ig. One day. late
November, I counted a doen or more
black walnuts put away in this manner
in a liltl" grove of o.ms(s, chestnuts
and maples by the rn.t l-side, and could
not but smile at the wise for, I hoiig!il
of tie rascally xpiirrel. His supplies
were ptoha'ilv safer that way than if
more , la'ioral ely hidden. They were
vvcfl distlibllled ; his egg. Were not all
in one basket, and he could go away
from leiiie w ilhoiii any tear that his
sloie-holise would be broken into in his
absence. The IH-xl w eek. W hell I pas.srd
t let way, the mi's were all gone but
two. I saw thesipiiriel that doubtless
laid claim to tlein on each occasion.
There is one thing the red Mptirrel
knows unerringly that I do not it here
arc probably several oilier things i,
that is, on w !ii 1 1 side ,,f the butternut
tie neai lies. He always gnaws
through the shell so as to strike (he
kerne! bio.i ! -ide and thus easily ex
tra ( it. while to my ryes there is no
i l, i ii. d iii.u k or indication in the form
or appearance of the nut. as there is in
the hickory-uiii, by which I can tell
win I her the edge 'or the side ol' the
inca' is toward inc. l'.ut examine any
number of mils tin, I the squirrels hav e
rilled, and you will I'm. I thai tie
always drill through the shell at the
me spot where the meet will be ino-t
cvposed. II stands them in hand to
kie" and tiny do know. )oiibtles.
if bul tern u i s were a main source of my
food and I w t ie compelled to gnaw in
to them. I should learn, too, on which
side HIV bread W .is buttered.
Heavy armiire brocades are used for
Crenelated edges to fancy house jac
kets itre a growing fancy.
The fur set of a fashionable young
lady is composed of a pelerine and a
I'ndyed beaver will be much in
vogue for caj.es, collars, mulls and
Very plain skirts are much worn,
but not to the exclusion of more elab
Colored handkerchiefs are brought
out in the loveliest combinations ol
Flush is in high favor for carriage
and opera wrapt. in dark colors for
the former, and light ones for tie
Standing military linen collars, fas
tened with a gold or jeweled butt '11,
are iir.-t favon'c.; in plain leek lin
! While felt poke bonnet s trimmed
, with white uncut velvet, w hiie feathers
I ami some gilt braid, arc worn by young
i Small, white tulle scarfs are twisted
around the nock and taken down the
i fr-nit of the inside ,,f the wai-t like a
j li'uby, very dark plum color, ami
i g Id.-n brow ii are the sha les most in
j Vogue tor Velvet cost limes for the
j proiin iia h:
; .tie of tie latest import'-d Freeh
polonaise i have Louis N I ' waistc.a!;
I -i'ld pockets covered willl o-doivd vlk
.tau'ity. soft fell -."lisli ha'.s much
I re... inoliiig those worn by gen' h in -n.
i i p.s-:n:r .veltv for ultra fndi o:ial!"
j M irab.ni' fringes, ,f i-leuiHe, in w ide
bands that nr.- more like moss trjni
j tiling than fringe, an the great novelty
j ,f tie wini-f.
I On soft of the I' tri . riding habit .
! when the corsage is of light i'-br, a
: horse's lead ill brieh' eoj.ir is eliibl'oi I
cie on th-- c !! ir. I'.,-tugs and tin-
"'Irilllllll' l'," e,a;,y..
A w e!-!v now n i -iiciii r i d traveler
v a s l.t-l wi ek iul fo du- e d by the land
lord of the hotel at w lech he was stop
ping in Minnesota t- t!e landlord'.-dd.-.t
and handsome dangbl r. "This
is my gal," said tie laud! n l. -'e", up
itid a cuiiiii-.', but you can't trii-' her.
I'm I ry in' to ,ri v e soi,e I'mili-h n' i - hi -ut
of h.-r h, a I, uii' I'll do ii ..r I I!
break every bone in lerb-dv." Mo
l.iifst inlo te.tis ;ind walked away. Tin
traveler m-x; lii-.iniug. with hLs tlnv
"nig trunks bcbiinl the wagon, driv ing
overlotle railroad station, overlook
vv alking on t le .. t I a y.iiing si ho ..
mast r. w hose a-.puiinlaiiee he bed
made at the In lei. On his iu ital i.ei
the school tea. her got llo the seal by
his side ami rode (., tie siali'.u with
hint. As tin-last trunk w as 1,,-iug t
.ii llie platform, there was a terrible
rumpus leard insid" of it. Th voting
teaeh'-r, rudiitiglo tie traveler's side,
xelaiun I: "h's Ncliie; f-.riiod's -a.-,
Mr. I t In l out." The (nv b-
hurriedly unlock. .1 bis l run!., and a - tie
threw l,;t k tie lid. tin- a la f tin-
landlord's daughter np e.tre-l rising .nil
of llie trunk. She s:.o. t rcmhling
u pun tlie pl.i! form, t hen burst inl (ears
and sobbingiy b Id le r ..buy. I.-r
foolish not ions" were ler hue for i in
poor : school i nasi, r; nnd !iey ha 1 1 lev i -eil
this plan for escaping the vigilance ,.
lu r father. She tell on In-r knees and
begged not t i be s -llt back. Tin-traveler's
heart in, -lied, and he stipeiin
lended a grand w oilding for then at
SioiixCity. The only pay le g.it for
I weiily aug'-r holes liore.i in his "sam
ple" trunk wasa kiss from the bride.
Chinese Filial I'iel v.
The mother of ;i young gentleman
being ill. le secretly prayed that bis
own life might redeem hers. His
prayer was, however, imsim cssful, I'm
the lady died. Thereupon her sou,
unable to lake up his ill. ode at her
tomb, owing to the duties he owed his
lather, visited it three times n day
regardless of wind and rain : and when
his fat her died he built l.i III-, If a III -h
hut iit the grave of his parents, with
only suilieieiit room in il Callow him
to crouch in a most un-asy attitude,
and continued the hist sad rites long
after his three veers' mourning bad
expired, lie was found one day in
this wretched dwelling by the local
ntiigist rate, engaged in ptiticl u.it ing I In
Vi king for tie hi neiit of the m iglilmr-
illg si udelll s. Ills example has had a
most ennobling effect upon the people,
and he is now rewarded by the be
stowal of imperial honor. -', Ao,
(I In' 11,1 ) (of ill .
There are said to be three hundred
professional runners residing at lav rc-de-lii'iici'.
Mary land, w ho make it com
fortable living by shooting red-head
and canvas-hacks ducks.
Ch inees Hint lire seeiniti losses,
All will, recompense me I, lest,
l-'oi- I he food In belter iioHelh,
And the better inlnhest.
W hen the Sprinn's frail flowrelH wither.
Summer ruses take their pluce,
And when blooiniiii Summer leaven tin,
Jlt ihi robed Autumn's rndinnt nrwe
eks tin- u, i, ids ami fields with lory,
Cntil Winter Bt rips Ihcin Imrc:
Tl.cn the vshilo snow flowers tilosisom
J it the K'i'i'dt-li of llie nil'.
Si e ! the I c.-iuty of the morning
'J'tirn to flowing (jold lit ihmiii;
H.eal lutes of sunset jield them
To the radiance of the noon.
Tloiiiuli the Uarknesh follott in ilnyliciit
Seciiiunlj its brightness niiirs,
Vet theiiilit id crow nett with bi-iuuy
In the fjrnndenr of the Mars.
So we find full coinpeiisntiiui
For all change- life dot It bear:
Sun mid dilute nlike are pleasimt.
And the wot Id is ever fair.
1 TNJIIM I'K Vt.KAI'HS.
( in the beat - Vmir heart.
The (Tow is it shy bird, but he gCIl(T
illy has , au for alarm.
Tie ,.i i.-t way to "jail up" a stoVO
istos -nd it to t lie j aw nbrokcr's
Wln-n a p iw.b-r magaine blows up
it .an, we s.ij.pusc, be railed ikish liter
al n re
It i- dae.geroiis to ask ;i vv, in. m idlo
jie.t;..us when she j.s adding up a
gtoe, ry I ill.
Il.ti-.h has le'hiiig s.-ii.r than a
woman's heart, unless. pet!ia;i.., it be a
tomato in the piime oi I,;,-.
"What madde I n; ." said the mail.
wa- let that th- p-al i based , I ut
that 'In- sympathies !' tie I'o!'- ; look
ing oil Wife ;l ag.-lil, ,ne."
'I h - l.ii L'e.-t bar of g Id i i r i :,.-t in
I'l" I'lli:.-! M. !':- i ighcl ...l ,. llli.l
All invitation t-i walk up to the bar
vv oi, !, have l--eu ac-j-tei! by :il: t
"Weal iiiipi.ieie-" ui laitiK d Mis.
.shoddy. "Here is ii iiiiiu iijiply in g by
lei r lor a sit oat ion as eoaehuian vv h
sign-, him-sclf Vo;ir ohi-dieii! servant,'
ami 1 have let even I!:.. light ol hiring
him y. t."
In lo.ii'.'iiiig thai young Tiiupin had
jn I i'ecei', etl :iii inheritance one of his
eled.o.. - li.ls'.. i. - d t i 1'. -, III hi bill.
"Oil. lloll't let Us Si-:lk of thosi)
Ihmgs." sai-l the y . iii-o niiili. "I h.tvo
llll'ow II ,1 Veil ,,, r the I ast ?"
Mr. .1. .1. II. lir.-goiy say s that an
iicre of land may contain six tons of
worms. Suit ie;iy : I ut il.Mr. (iregory
ev er tried to dig ;i l. . of bait on ten
minutes' not ire of an invitation to go
lisiiing in ;i dry line, he knows it.
A few years ago a fat lellovv asked
old sir Francis Iiurdelt, while in Par
liament, for some position, saying-
"lloli't you remember me? I used to
be a page." "Well," responded Sir
Francis, you have grown into a
The sting ,,f the bee, it is said, is
scarcely discernible under a powerful
magnifying glass, lint the man who
g ts stung by ,i bee seldom has his
microscope with him, and always
imagines that sting to be about thesio
of a red-hot crow bar.
I thought I'd call round," as the
ball said when it came through the
window pane. 'I'll get sipuire with
y on," soliloiiii'ed the housemaid, hid
ing it in the cupboard. Then the boys
i ailed round, but t he housemaid made
tluiii pay for the broken square.
Th" London l.nunt says that people
W ho sue, . ol't.-ll il I'e t he dealt h icst . A
siiec.'csits th,, hi 1 circulating and
thjows off a cold which is trying to
settle. This medical opinion is evi
dently made in the interest of snuff,
ill id t he public is not yet up to it.
( be of Curran's friends, a notorious
and Im ky gambler, getting entangled
'in coiivcrsiit ion with him, gradually
lo.-t his temper, and al last said, with
great vehemence: "No man, sir, shall
trill' with me with impunity." Cut ran
(riveted him by saying : "Play with
you. y,,u mean."
A gentleman in India, putting on
his boots, felt ii horrid priikly object,
like ;i centipede, in one of tin in. With
great preM-iice of i.iind. instead o
withdraw ing his foot he forced it v io
lently down and siaiupcl furiously
though enduring rvpiisilc agony in
t In-jifocess. I'm! it was not n centipede.
inly a small Harking brush left
t here by a careless servant.
A scientist says; "The palieooir
cockroaches are li t iuguished from
bv ing species by having live veins in
lite wings instead of lour," and "have
a .! ided ineso ii.- a .poet." This is
highly imp-n, i.i. ; bul a woman, when
sle : -is one o th.-s,. insects, will Hot
rare whether it l,,is live or Ii I'l cell veins
in lie wing. She will scream, draw
Ini' skiiM tightly about her, and givt
t'e biu' sit. h ;t v iol -ut rap with an old
: ! t'i.l' it W ill II I e lilol'e of il lltaslicd
I ' :tl a lit o'e :..eet.
V o--i '
bici.ii.d ndlli iii pounds o.
I- produced i'l lie rnitcd State!
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