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"Ton can't do it, Mab ; yon can't
biro a furnished house only for a
month. It would be n chance in a
"I can try, uud I am going to,
Ethel. To stay stilling in this lone
some boarding house all the vacation
is unbearable, and country board
wouldn't bo butter cooped up in attic
chamber:), with the scent of fried
dougbuuU in all the closets. People
who have plousaut country-places, do
leave them sometimes, in the summer,
for the lakes uud the mountains; and
tho use of such a house would be a
godsend to us."
"Yes, dear. Well, what do yon
proposo to do?"
"Go down and see the house agents."
''I'll go with you."
These two young ladies were charm
ing sisters of about twenty school
teachers in tho city. They bad no
home but the large boarding house
where they had dwelt for the last year
and this wus cheerless enough, when
doserted by tho nicest people who hud
hied awuy to green fields and pastures
new at tho first breath of sultry air.
Ethel was a pretty blonde Mab, a
bright brnnette ; but just now their
beauty was shaded by overwork. They
needed rest and escape from the mon
otonous round of school teaching.
The houso agents listonod and shook
"We have no furnished houses to
let for sd short a time as for a month.
For two months now, or for the sea
"We have only a month's vacation,
itnd would need it ouly for that time,"
"Cau give you no oucouragonieut,
positively. Sorry ! Would be glad
to accommodate you, ladies. And
you might leave your address, and it'
any opening occurs we will let you
"I told yon so," said Ethel
So they turnod awuy.
A handsome, buxom lady, richly
dressed, passed in as they came out.
"Here's tho key to the Pansiea."
ahe said. "I shan't need it for a
mouth. I am going to the seashore,
whero it is livelier,"
"But you hired the cottage for the
season, Mrs. Willonghby."
"Well, all you have to do is to let
it for me. I am responsible for the
rent, of course, in any evont. I pre
fer to hove it let. There is the gar
den, horse and phaeton, poultry and
cow. Somebody may as well have the
good of them."
"Is the place quite vacant?"
'No. My boy Pixie is; there."
"Fortunately we have a chance to
let it at ouce for you, Mrs. Wil
longhby," said oue of the agent,
seizing his hat und hurrying after
Mab and Ethel.
"Well, we have got the hundredth
chance, sure enough Mab."
"Isn't it a gem of a place, Ethel?
And the strawberries and the
"And the charming rooms I"
"And the pony phaeton 1"
'And the Jersey cow that gives real
oreara I Fresh eggs every day, too.
That boy, Fixie, seemed glad to see
us. I expect he was lonesome."
"Everything is just delightful !"
The girls may well have congratu
lated themselves. The Pausies had
every oomfort and convenience for
country life, but Helen Willonghby
being especially fond of soeioty, and
her brother being absent on a yacht
ing trip for month, had tired of its
quiet and seclusion. But the retire
ment was just what Mab and Ethel
needed and desired.
The pure, balmy air gave them re
freshing sleep aud good appetites.
With their own fair hands theyoooked
the daintiest meals, trimmed the
room with flowers, lunched oft straw
berries sad oream, drove about the
green country roads in the luxurious
phaeton, or played and sang in the
ool parlors for there was a piano
and plenty of minic at their disposal.
So nipy and contented tksoj j
that they cnuld think of tho mouth
ending on!;; with a groan.
They ruit tho uuwtleomo thought
aside, and enjoyed the present. They
had no neighbors, und they didn't
want nuy. They wore cool wrappers
all day, read in the li.iminocke, braided
i licit hair down their backs, and lin
gered for two mortal hours at their
But in these days of liberty mid
abandon ouruo the long rain-storm.
The rain came down in sheets tor
rents. It was a deluge.
Tho girls watched it from their
From a direction beyond their
range two sturdy pedestrians, protect
ed by a single umbrella, marched
arm-in-arm through the merciless fall
"Very stupid of me, Alan ; but 1
thought we could make the six miles,
and get to my sister's bouse before
theraiu fairly set in. But here we
are blowing our way through tho
water like a couple of porpoises. If
you hadn't been sick I'm afraid
you'll get your death."
"Never mind, Lance. I'm dry as
yet I see a glimpse of white among
the trees. Is that the house?"
"Yes, that's tho cottuge. Helen is
a master hand at a hot negus.
You'll bo all right in a minute, my
"You're browned up so by your sea
trip.Lunce, I dou't believe your sistor'll
kuow yon. "
"Salt water agrees with ma better
than fresh that's a fact."
By tho time they reached tho Pau
sies, tho rainstorm had increased to
eneh violence that Mr. Laurence
Leighton burst opau tho door without
muoh ceremony, and hurriedly reliev
ing themselves of umbrellas over
shoes und dripping couls in the hull,
they proceeded to tho parlor, whore
the opon piano, flowers and books
about gave the apartment the air
to which Mrs. Willoughby'sbrother was
"Helen is somewhere about, Alan.
I'll lind her iu u minute."
Meanwhile tho girls hud heard tho
sounds of intrusion with unspeakable
"Robbers!'' breathed Mab.
"Lunatic I" whispered Ethel.
Ethel looked as if she w.is going to
faint. Mab's black eyes flashed. She
picked up a parasol, ami marched
down stairs. Ethel catching tho
spirit of resistance, c.inght up a poker
Lance, who was about leaving the
parlor in search of bis sistar, retreated
iu dismay before tho appearance of
these fair but very eccentric-lookiug
"Sirs," cried Mab, "whnt does this
mean? What ore you here for?"
"Madam ladies " stammered
Lance, looking at the parasol and
"A inistuko!" murmured Alan West
ford. "What mistuke?" domunded Mab.
"This is our house. By what, right
are you here?"
"Purdon, but I left my sister, Mrs.
"She vacated the premises more
than a fortnight ago."
"Then pray excuse me ! I am in
truding. I am Mr. Laurence L.-igh-tou
J this is my friend, Mr. Wostford,
in whose yaclit I hue lately taken a
sea-trip. We landed ouly this rauru
iug, and have had no late news of ray
sister's inovemeuts. I supposed she
wus here. Wo hove just walked from
Hurborsidn, overtaken by the storm,
aud Mr. Westlord bus hardly yet re
covered from an attuck of pleurisy;
but we will go to tho village to the
hotel at mice, of course.
Mab's black oyes looked into Alan
Westford's blue oues;aud Ethel's blue
eyes looked into Laurence's bluck
oues. There wus a pause.
"If Mr. Wcstford is sick " said
Mab, dropping her parasol.
"Of course be eannot go ont in the
rain," said Ethel, putting away her
"So; and I hope you will pardon
us," said Mab.
"And stay to supper. We are not
inhospitable," said Ethel.
"Aud Pi-xio shall drive you over to
the hotel iu the phaeton this evening,"
The snpper was very nice; the
young ladies wore their most becom
ing dresses, and put up their long
braids. A bin thought that Mab was
tho p: e i cm Laurence thought Ethel
The g-otleincn spent tho ino -t de
lightful evening of their lives at the ;
Pansiest, aud found their way back
there, by invitation, tho in-xl day. ;
Quickly two engagements followed,
Theso young pcoplo evidently counted j
time by heart beats. When, in til)
following spring, Laurence und Ethel
wcro married, they purchased the j
Pausies as their summer home; while
Aluu and Mab took their wedding trip
in tho former's beautiful yucht. Sat-
The Romance Uegan al a Tiger Hunt.
Several years ago iu British India
two young people met at n tiger himt.
Theirs was u case ol love lit first sight.
The tiger hunt thereafter was but an
incident to them, the meeting wis
everything. They becumo cugngi d.
Then tho young lady was obliged to
return to her home in Austria, and
then tho young man roiuuined to plod
on in the routine of his ollieiul work
and to write letters to Austria.
After a time bo resigned from ofli
cialdom aud journeyed across the sen
and to the State of Washington und
bought a little estate of 1,0. Ill acres
down on tho Cilumbiu River. There
wus more letter writing to Austria
uud preparations for un event.
Tho other day Miss G izille Sehlu
gel, of Austria, arrived in T.ieomu
straight from her home and registered
at Chilberg's. A few days alter Cap
tain Theodore Storm of Tower, Cow
litz County, Wash., lute in tho em
ploy of Her Britannic Majesty's Gov
ernment in India, arrived uud regis
tered nt Chilberg's. They are tho
hero and heroine of this littiu romance
of renl life. Fruuleili Sehlagel ha 1
come all tho way from Austria to wud
the man who had wooed her in far-off
Captain Storm confided to Proprie
tor Harrison tho obj 'Ct of his pre
sence at tho house. The details of
getting married in America wore not
familar to him, and he wti uted assist
ance. Mr. Harrison is a in. hi weil
prepared by previous cxperenco to
act. As proprietor and manager of
the hotel ho has superintended rive
woddidgs that have taken plaae iu the
A marriage license was obtained
and the services of Justice of tho
PeaceS. A. Orandnll were secured.
Tho weeding took plaee at 3 p. m. in
the parlor of tho hotel, aud Mr.
Harrison was best man. After the
ceremony a dainty wedding luncheon
Captain and Mrs. Storm are both
wealthy. They expect to spend aome
months at tho Ciptaiu's ranch iu
Cowiitz County, which he purchased a
year ugo, uud thou they will travel,
--Tncomu (Wash.) Ledger.
Many Emigrants Land Owner.
It is a curious fact, observes the
Chicago News, t lint the proportion of
uutivo Americans who own tho farms
they occupy is exceeded by emigrants
from all tho countries mentioned ex
cept Italy, tho percentoge for native
owners being G9.35 and for the Ital
ians 67-57. The Irish are credited
with the highest percentage of owncru
among the farming population. Nearly
eighty.seven out of each 100 IriBh
own the farms they cultivate, but.
of the owners of homes tho Germane
and the Scandinavians only exceed the
native Americana. Another inter
esting fact is that ownership is more
geuerul among women thun among
men. Of course not nearly as many
farms and homes stand iu tho name
of women as of men, tho ownership
being divided between the two sexes
iu the proportion of 82.75 per cent to
tho men and 17 23 per cent to the
women. Of the farms 90. ti per cent
are owned by men and 9. 04 per cent
by women. Of tho homes 74.fil pel
cent are owned by men and 25. 11 per
cent by women; that is to say, of tho
7,922,07.1 homes in tho I'nited States
slightly more than one-quarter me
owned by women, aud of tho 4, 7J7,
179 farms about one-tenth are owned
by women. This largo proportion is
undoubtedly due to the common prac
tice of making reul estate investments
iu the name of the wife or mother of
the family or at least giving her a
title to her home.
A New Industry Horn of the W heel.
Bicycling is to be made easy by u
new "house-to-house cycle-cleaning
and iusnrauc company," just floated
in London with a capital of $1,500,
000. It will establish depots for the
cleaning, storing, repairing and sale
of cycles, and for an annual payment
of $6.50 by subscribers, will send peo
ple to their houses to clean tueir ma
chines; will insure them for $500
against death, and f. $250 against
serious personal iD.'uries
log; will store their machine:
not in use; and will teach them to
ride. New York Home Journal.
A RIVER'S PRANK.
Remarkable MiBhap to Big Kan
A. Once Lively Town Eaten Up by
In tho story of the riso and fall of
Weutei n boom towns within the past
generation there is one strange history
thut has never been written the pass
ug of Elwood, Kan.
The Missourfriver.twenty feet deep,
rolls aud gurgles and foams over the
spot that was onco tho main street.
Whero hustling merchants once dis
played their wares in commodious
houses, aud the hardy plainsman'
bumped elbows with the moneyed
tenderfoot fresh from the East, the
broad and erratic river flows today.
Tho corner lots that once flitted back
and forth in tho real estate exchange
have been glimmering liko the will o'
the wisp of tho gold seekers gone to
make sands on the seashore. El
wood has tumbled into the muddy
Oue Seth Allen, whose memory is
still revered along with that of his
turned colouial ancestors, of whom he
ofteu bousted, flung his lank frame
from a prairie schooner at the door of
the principal tavern on the eustern
shore one spring day in the early '50s,
swearing ho would go no further. Tho
emigrants of whose party he had been
one recuperated a few days, and then
started for the gold fields. Allen
stood on the river bank and watched
tho wagons across tho stream; ho
stood on tho bank and watched them
touch the farther shore. Then, it is
presumed an idea occurred to him
that the western side of the Missouri
Kiver was tho proper place for emi
grants to outfit and rarike their de
parture. At any rate, few days passed before
a wooden building, with the sign,
"Last Chaneo Tuvern," swinging from
tho door, stood on the pleasant
prairie across from St. Josoph. Other
houses soon clustered around Tavern
Keeper Allen's, and Yankee industry,
combined with foreigu capital, had a
lino of ferry steamers sturdy stern
wheelers - actively churning tho
muddy waters of the Missouri into
foa in before tho summer was dead.
Elwood grew grew and prospered.
Truly, it filled a long-felt want.
Tho next year overland traih'o iu
ereused. Long curavane came and
went; settlers aud pioneers cmne and
reniuiucd. Tho bustling real estate
agent, tho honest home-seeker, the
rakish river gambler, tho arsonal-be-girdled
terror, the nondescript hanger-on,
nil drifted into Elwood.
The great Western Hotel, the finest
structure of its kind anywhere on the
river, was built, nud old timers of this
city former residents of Elwood, who
cuine and went with its powers and
glory today relate many wonderful
tales of the revels that went on be
neath its prosperous roof.
Little by little the best part of El
wood crumbled and was swept into the
stream. Today there is but little of
the once prosperous town left stand
ing. One of the most interesting of
the old landmarks yet remaining is
the Elwood jail, built on laud high
and dry, far removed from tho river
bank. Within its narrow confines
many a tough character haR been
thrust by the town marshal.
As the place looks today, it presents
the appearance of a deserted village.
Tho houses uow standing were in the
suburbs before tho course of the river
was changed. Tho greatest evidence
of life that is there now is the depot
of the St. Joseph and Grand Island
Railroad Company, which is about a
ratio from the original town site.
This road was built after Elwood was
on the wane. The few remaining
houses are occupied by fishermen and
the people who eke out a precarious
existence by doing odd jobs in the
city across the river. St. Louis Ee
publie. "Confidence" In Business.
Money only performs five per cent,
of the busiuess of the country. Ninety
five per cent, of it is done with nego
tiable paper, notes, houds and other
instruments. Behind them all is con
fidence, and it is remarkable how
much contidouco does in the trans
actions. A remarkable illustration of
this confidenoe oaine under my obser
vation several years ago, and as it
tells by itself more than a long speech,
I give it to you as it actually oc
curred: A prominent financial man
wanteJ to make a loan. He had as
collateral ono million dollars in guar
antied railroad bonds. They were in
denomination of oue thousand dollar.-,
each, and there were one thou
sand of them in the box. Fire hun
dud thousand dollars was the amount
needed on them, and one of tho big
life insurance companies of New York
took the loan and advanced the
money. One year afterward the loan was
puid aud the collateral was returned.
Now, tho strange part of tho transac
tion was the foot that tho insurance
coiupuny udvanccd the money on the
statement of the borrower thut the
bonds wero in tho box. The box was
never opened, and yet confidence in
the borrower was so strong that dur
ing tho year tho unopened box was
used as collateral in at least three
financial transactions. It is this con
fidence that all should encourage, for
without it, as I said before, only five
per cent, of the value of business of
this country could be performed. The
amount of money in circulation plays
but a little part in transaetious.exoept
iu paying wages and daily expenses.
Maybe I should add that the man who
secured the loan wus the late Senator
Leiund Stanford of California. This
is by no means a rare case, for thero
are hundreds of similar cases iu New
York and other lurgo cities every day,
though the loans may be not so large.
The financial world deals iu the state
ments of those who borrow rather than
by examining and couuliug out the
collateral. It knows that without
confidence business cannot be transacted-
The Four-leaf Clover Habit.
"The hardest habit to break I ever
contracted was the four-leaf clover
habit," said L. D. Smithson of In
dianapolis at tho Raleigh. "I was
spending a mouth in the country
with a pleasant party of friends,
when one of them came iu very much
elated over finding clover with four
leaves, which, as is well known, is
supposed to bring tho best of luck to
the finder. The result was that all of
us hunted up clover patches and
started to search for four-leafed
clovers. Some of us found them,
while others did not, and the hunt
was resumed tho next day. At first I
was indifferent as to whether I found
any or not, but, after I had picked
tho first oue, the habit grew upon
me until I dreamed of four-leafed
clovers at night and watched for
them wherever I went during the
day. There were ten people in the
house and every one of them wus
clover crazy iusida of two days. I
have been awuy from thero for two
months and have steadfastly avoided
hunting for clovers, but I cannot
see a clump of the plants without care
fully scrutinizing it to see if there
are any with four leaves. And, by the
way, I never hud its good luck iu my
life as since I began to find four
leafed clovers." Washington Star.
About foal Mining Industry.
The annual report of Alabama's i
State Mine Inspector, gives an idea of
the vast proportions the ooul mining
industry of that State has assumed. It
shows that lest year 4,240,736 tons
were rained and 9,280 men employed in
this work, as compared to 6,270,042
tons mined and 10,230 men employed
the year previous. This is a falling off
cf 1,024,306 tons iu the total output.
When the fact is considered that fully
three-fourths of the mines were closed
down for about four mouths last
year on account of the greut strike,
the decrease in readily explained. In
fact, it is surprising to the Atlanta
Constitution that the decrease was not
even greater, and it would have been
had not a greater number of mines
been iu operation during the past year
than in 1893. The output of the mines
today, with all labor troubles settled
is larger than ever before. Practioally
every mine is in operation, and tho
demand for Alabama coal was never
before so great as now. And yet the
development of the Alabama coal in
dustry is still in its infunoy.
Care Taken In Selecting Hermits.
A number of officers were talking
in the hall of the Army and Navy club
a day or two ago when tho conversa
tion turned on tho care which is exer
cised in the selection of recruits for tho
Army. From the facts brought, out it
would seem that the United States
service is one of the hardest in tho
world to enter, even as a private. Tho
standard of the enlisted men has been
raised so often that it is uow harder to
become an ordinary soldier, with the
pay of $14 a month, than it is to enter
any branch of the Civil Service. Tho
slightest defect iu tho applicant's phy
sique is enough to debar him, as is
also bad moral character, even with
a f feet physique. The average
monthly enlistments for this year have
been 500, while the average rejections
naie over 3,000. Washington Times.
Charles Dickens, son of the novel
ist, who died recently, was named
Charles "Boz" by his father.but when
he grew to mail's estate he dropped
bis middle name.
A LITTLE OIRL'S vrf.w.
"I've been watching th" breeze
A-tsklng Its ease
On the fiomh today,"
'It's blown and it"." blown
Out there all alone.
And the hamnioek has flung
And the rocking chair's swim?
"With nohny thero, if you pleaee
But the hrezo.
And that's why I ssy
Thebroeze has bron tnking its ease today."
Anorr a wisb 6Heep.
Thero are stories and 6tories of
mart dogs and horses and wise cats,
but we don't ofteu hear of smart
sheep. Hero is a story about a lamb
born two years ago at Lough Foyle.
It was left motherless, so ono of
the herdsmen nursed and reared the
little orphan. She became very tame
und was much pettod by her master's
oliildrou. Last year sho had grown
into a young sheep, with a lamb of
her own. Oue day some dogs ran
through the pasture grounds and the
frightened flock scattered and fled
through the field, which sloped toward
the seashore. Tho herdsman, Aleck,
drove tho dogs away and col
lected the sheep. An hour or
two afterward the pet sheep
rushed past tho dwelling house, ap
parently in rreat distress. With pite
ous bleutings sho went to tho gate,
where Aleck was silting at .tinner, and,
coming close ho him, seemed to seek
his help. As ho roBu from tho table
she ran ont of the house and straight
through the pasture to the shore. Ho
followed her, and soon saw the cause
of her alarm- Her lamb, terrified by
the dogs, had fled to a little peuiii-nla
among tho rocks, which the incoming
tide had transferred in'.o an ilaud.
Of course, it could not. cross the
strait, aud the mother could not
savo it, therefore sho applied to the
power and sympathy of her human
friend. Her trust in Ins help wus not
disappointed, and she and her rescued
lamb were soon reunited. Chicago
THE TIME TO BE FLEAS A KIT.
"Mother's cross," said Maggie.com
ing out into tho kitchen with a pout
on her lips.
Her aunt was busy ironing, and she
looked up and answered Maggie:
"Then it is the very time lor yon to
be pleasant and helplul. Mother was
awake a good deal of the night with
the poor baby."
Maggie made no reply. Sho put ou
her hat und walked otV into tha gar
den. But a new idea weut with her
"The very time to bo pleosuut is
when other people are cros"."
"Trn! enough," thought she, "that
would do the most yood. I remember
when I was ill last year, I was so nerv
ous that if anyone spok'i tome I could
hardly help being en.s-,; and mother
never not cross or out of pat leueo, but
was quite pleasuut with inc. I ought
to pay it binds now, und I will.
Aud ns sho jumped up from the
grass on which she had throwu her
self, she turned a face full of cheer
ful ,esolnti..u toward the room where
her mother sat soothing and tending
a fretful teething baby.
"Ciiildn't I take him out to ride in
his carriage, mother? It's such n
sunuy un. I Ming, " she asked.
"I should be. so glad if you would,''
said her mother.
The list and coat wero brought, and
the baby was soon ready for his ride.
"i'il keep iiiin as long us he's
good," said Maggie, "uud you mu-l
lie on tho sofa and take a nap wluie
I'm gone. Y.oi are looking dreadful
Tho kind words nud the kins that
accompanied them were almost too
much for the mother, and her voice
trembled as sho answered :
"Thank you, dear; it will do ine a
world of good. My hea I aches badly
Wh.it a happy heart Maggie's was
as she turned the carriage up and down
the walk. Sho resolved to remember
Dud act on her aunt's good words:
"The very time to bo helpful aud
pleasant is when everybody is tired
and cross." The Youm? lteaiier
THE CA.VARV TllAUi:.
Tho fall is tho best season in tha
cuuury bird trade. Yes, iu cuuury
biids there is a trudo with seasons,
uud tricks, too, just us much as thero
is in pig iron. Tho tricks come
through th.; discrimination'! uguinat
the weaker sex the new woman so
much resents Female canary birds
are a drug iu the market; you can
buy one a ny w here for 50 cents, where
:.s the New York price lor a iruat
antei cl singer is sometime-, in tho
case of a very line musician, ."). but
OUU get u male bird Hot gnu rulileed
lor 2.50. Until the kniulos mo
biiftieientlv inlbued with 1 1 a- h uh of
tho ugo to sing like tin ir fitie is mi l
husbands, they are likeiy to b ) moro
appreciuted by the turd fakir tuaii by
They help the fakir to get u dis
honest living. He puts eight or t. n in
u eugu und willi them one or f.vo
siugurs, and then ho plants liims df
uud his cage at some corner, pl olialdy
on a street leading t u ferry, ut. '.
awaits results. When one of hi.
singtjis breaks into a song ho is pretty
sure to be 'jiiestioiied us to his pi ices.
"Acy birred iu thut (age for Til)
cents," : his response.
Someone astutely points out tho
bird thut sung, and says lie ill tuko
that one. Will he?
The fakir readies in u:id adioitiy
catches one. He rays it is the lord
wuuted, but ho alone, you may bo
sure, is uld to tell one bird from an
other after the fluttering ,n pursuit
has produced. It, in hut likely
when the purchaser gets the lurd
home that he will ever hear from it
anything more (ban plaintive ceirps.
Still, as a form of gainbiin: -, tin- way
of buy ing a bird has ul n actions. lie
cunse BometiiiKs a line singer is ob
tained. No matter how you buy u lord, yon
must not be disheartened if it does not
sing for a week or two. A change of
surroundings is very disturbing for
many birds. To make friends wn.i
the little golden atom is a real heb
toward getting his music; when I.
becomes happy and feels secure le
will be npt to feel like singing. Ti
common necessities of bird h'e,
clean, sunny cane, fresh water uu '
seed and cuttlebone, you will, ot
course, provide him ; but some further
attentions will add much to his happi
ness. Tho best bird fanciers do Lei;
approve the plan of feeding a canary
on seed alone; ho should not have his
cage fitted with luxuries und varied
viands, but a leaf of lettuce or a bit
of apple are particularly good for
him, and ouce in a while a piece of a
hard boiled egg will make him ft el
that life is a gormandizing glorious;
If yon want to tamo him theie i
one simple yet cunning trick that is
worth any other instruction that can
be imparted. It is this: Make believe
you hi e afraid of him. You think he
won't understand? Yon altogether un
derrate his powers of comprehension ;
if you have nny tact in nciing ; if you
play the buffoon well inoiigh, yon
will find how to put your finger mi t.
him und then draw it back in aim in,
how to approach his cage and then tat
back in terror ; if you talk your era
veil sentiments aloud and implore his
mevey, you will help your own ex
pression, nud though he may not un
derstand your English, be sure lie wil'
your tones; and then, and this is very
odd and I n ii ny, he will begin to play
the luiily; will spread his wings and
jump ut you , I lit if you are meek and
oll'ei a In m uf sugar, say, iu a propei
spnit, he will grow merciful, and afte
that ail is easy.
The t:cciitinncr Wn I' it otitlti
Among the bathers recently at
Padua, with his lumily,wns "Monsieiit
do Paris," or M. Ihiibler, tho public
executioner of Franco, who had gone
there to recruit his health. Hut, des
pite Ins incognito, he was i ccogmed.
The Italians, like the tireeks, cannot
endure a public ev ent inner ; to have
him bathing iu tho same water with
them was too much. M do Paris wan
provided with u police cseort when ho
left his house nud when he returned,
for even the street boys pointed ut
him the tiugei of scorn, und exclama
tions more forcible Ihnn polite wero
levelled at him wherever he went.
"Eternal vigiluiice," shouted the
orator, "is the price of liberty."
The woman electorate exchanged
"That is the same price as lust
year," they remarked, und shrugg. d
their shoulders. Detroit Tribimu