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AN OLD POEM ON TIME.
Wliy Klt'iit tlioti by that ruined nail,
Thou ned onrle, so ti m and grnyf
Dost thou It former pride recall,
Or tmiiiler how It inT-il nuny f
Know'f t tliou nut iitor the lcop voleo cried,
Ko long enjn) ed, so uft lnliii.nU-
Alti mate In thy Actio pride,
IH-slrod, neglected ninl accused?
lloforo my brcith. like Mating liar,
Man mill lilt innrri'lx nsNnuny;
Ainl cliauiimg empires ivnno and wax,
Arc foiimlcil. Hourlsh nml decay
ltcileein mini' hours tlio space Is brief
While In my pliiM tlm ssnd Knilns slitvrr,
Anil measureless tliy Jo1)- or grief,
When time nml Inoti shall ji,irt forever
THE DIVINING HOUSE.
nv AUnr.t,iKj rciiom
Tlio Count X lifts In hi stoblos six horses
of nil styles of benuty, mid beside tlicm, In n
Ktoll which touches tho wnll, stands nil old
horse covered with soars mid with great cal
louses upon his knees. This frightful sped
men of tlio oquino rnco Is treated likn n son
of tho family, and is caressed niul cherished.
They mako lilni n soft bed; thoy servo him
with liny from tho Mulsou Poroo nml oats
from Illguou's. Thoy oxcrclso him every
morning for n short time, nml when It is
ever so slightly cold or foggy thoy cover him
with n warm blanket. Ho lives like ouo who
In enjoying his revenue,
"Where tho dovll did you find Hint horror
niked a friend ono morning wlillo they were
harnessing tlio break.
"It Is n very simple story," 'answered
X . "In tho most dolorous rirciimstnnco
of my llfo this nnlmnl was tho only lieing
who could understand mo. In n voyngo to
Italy 1 had encountered at Cnprl n woman
for whom I conceived u grand (Mission, or,
moro tru'y, tho only passion that over In
vaded my heart. 8ho wns either l'ngllsli or
American, and I wns destined never to seo
her ngnln. Heiucnibraiico orturod mo. I
paced tho streets of Purls, in all the senses of
thn word, in order to forget her or distract
my mind. I had but ono Imago in my heart,
ono tin'mo upon my lips. My friends, whom
my melancholy saddened, drew nwny ono by
one, niul when ono day I wanted to confldo
in ono, nnd I iinmed to him my mysterious
passion, ho began to laugh, saying that thoso
sent I incuts wefo not for our days. I quit
hlni brusquely and recommenced my vaga
"Last Now Year's day, re-entering Tnrls, I
hoard tho rolling of a drum. A saltim
baniuo was gathering n crowd nnd n clown
was ranging thorn In n circle, 1 pushed my
way to tho llrst row of tho crowd.
"By tho sldo of tho drum stood n horso
'curiously nccoutarcd. On his heud was a
bunch of thrro colored feathers, faded and
stringy, and on his buck n mantle, onco roil
but now a dull brick color, nnd with frlngo
which may hnvo been gilded tho first year of
Duqucsncl's direction of tho Odoon.
"Thin and rough of coat, trembling on his
legs, tho ioor animal contemplated tho
crowd with nil air of sad resignation.
r ir-cr' jii
TI1K DIVINING IIORSB
"Evidently ho was hungry, and death alono
could put nu end to his sufferings.
"Tho clown blow n trumpet, wlillo tho
other man continued to lient the drum.
"Tho tmudc censed at last nnd tho clowa
commenced his hnrnnguo.
" 'This horse, Indies nnd gentlemen, is the
ono which boro tho duko of Orleans tho day
of tho execution of Louis XVI Later ho
became tho intlmato friend of Holiesplorro's
pad: mule This horso, pupil of Mile. Lenor
msnd, can count up to a hundred, only wo
stop him nt twelve, so ns not to tiro tho pub
lic. Ho divines tho character, tho faults nnd
tho good qualities of tho spectators. Tho
prico of tlio consultation is fixed nt ten
"Tlio old rnck-o'-bones on four legs desig
nated successively tho most lazy jicrson, tho
most gluttonous nnd tho most olistluntc.
"'Now, gcntlomou,' ndded tho clown, 'this
surprising nnlmnl will designate tlio person
of you all who is most in love. IIu (lxos no
price for that oxcrclso and relies upon tho
generosity of tho public.'
"A fow pennies fell upon tho cntrot nnd
tho horso mndo tlio circuit of tlio crowd
twice, looking each ono in tho oyes nnd hav
ing n rcilectivo ulr Then ho seemed to tako
bis resolution and enmo straight to mo and
took his stnud licforo ma.
" 'Is It this young lady)' asked tho clown,
pointing to n pretty llttlo washerwoman,
who bluibed us rod as a cherry
"Tlio horso shook his head for n negatlvo
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rotiitili. t'intn 'r-" ret.i',,o on'l
l.y lienrt. Oiw 1 ; Im I ifnli'.-utn.. 1
til"! one iilnne: r.nd 1 lmd pt thnt friend t.
mrt forever. ln.' nu.'tml! An't of t o
HiikI With wh-t syiiinthetle nttentlou ho
hud lookisl nt mol
"And I dnwiuxl that I wwit Iwck t Capri,
Ritlded by that old horn'. Pow holmiltm
versed tho gulf of Nnplorf Is not explnlinsl,
but ho wns them with me, Hiurhiii; for tho
"And tho next day I hastened to tho l'lnee
of tho Throne, I found the snlllmlHiuquo
nnd promised that ho should sell mollis horse.
At Unit ho rejected my proKwltloii. Thnt
horso supiiortcd three irsous; thoy would
hnvo to tench another, and It would tako too
"At last, howovcr, tho kUUiiiImuhhio con
sented to code him In exchango for n second
hand merry-go-round, which happened to be
for snlo on account of death.
"I brought my friend proudly homo; proud'
HV W.U.TKII HOUR.
Written for tlm airUt inns iVil'ni Hit.
'.Mnnin, did Hnntii Tuns nver In Inn you such
nleo tings, when you wnsn HtliMllrlP
It wns the eliwlng of Chrltmas ilny nnd ns
the shadows begun lo mergii Into gliHint In n
tiy tiittngiMiol far from tlio UnlVentlly, blue
eyed .IijIo crept Into her mother's arms ns
sliosat by the cheerful lire. That had Wsn
nn eventful day to tho lllllo maiden. The
tlmoileiirlo the heart of childhood tlirouh
nil tho wide realm wheiii I he Christ child's
blefsoil sway N aekuow legist, had hi ought her
1 many pleiiMiies. Candles and nuts nnd toys
innunieratile, Including n previous dolly half
ns large as hei sell had llll.sl her kiiiiiII iiiisiituro
of happiness nnd then plenwinl wmipnnloiw
during tlio day to help her enjoy these, had
I mndo that cup of happiness to oei How.
Now nt tho close, of the day, weary but
ly, though nt n walk nnd behind n cab. IIo t witlui luippy henrt she nesllisl In thoso loving , n Itli n k.-ii-.
bos seen iiant tiinos, no uount, during ms ( uniis liml nskisl,
long enroer, but I glvo hlmn lmppy old ago, , Mm,m, did Hnnlu Tiiim ew-r Inlng jou
and ho shall sleep In his luxury nirectlonntely ' Mlc, rt, (mKH when you wnsn IttlodlrU"
wntchcil.liy lilm whom ho alono could under, j rll,,n(u,r,,v,v ,, ,.j,Hd ehwr but did not
but In urn' the few watti'ivd settlers from the
MiiTimudliiK i-oiiiitrv had nu opisiitunlty to
(pithiTiuid tell stm It's nnd wtif their erav
liiK fur sliim di Ink. lllthei had the owner
of Him little i nlilll Hl'ln the knoll leai'llisl lo
einnii lixioflcn. tie came nnd led lilseiop
half tended He eiiP'c, nnd the few seattehsl
nubbins of i urn lilt iix "n the xtiiiiliil stalks In
the Held. He enmo nst he winter wind begun
to whMte, nml linn, was no wood by his cabin
door lli'i-iuueoii ChiMmus I'.ve, and with
a few Ihkhi iiiiiiauloiis they saw through
bli'iirv . is the lmppy Christ iniiHilny coino in
Ihii'uh to Hi, 'in there wus no saensl Joy to
hallow it riles Niuk in diuuUeii stu)K)r on
tho Hour mid not till tlm day was far advniuisl
did thev mil- nnd then only lojoln anew with
some ehniiiv eonier In ill inking a pUslgo to
ChrMinas M hilohour in tboafterniHinn
man Willi stuKiierliiK gal' nnd frvurlcil Inaln
had left the saloon nml slowly made his way
ioiuiix(i.iiiieeoltuge. The hollow nyisl child
looking fiimi lhwniilowsnw hlmeomlugaiid
f fivirslirauk Inlou dark corner.
THE GHEAT MUSICAL EVENT.
The NmIIiiiiuI lM-rn ('oiiiiiiuy In "l.nlieil
Krlu"iil rnnliii's Weiliiesdiiy l!e,
A iiintiR the itreal eomHisers of ti'Mderii
limes, ltlelinrd Wuitner stands pre.eiiilueut
us tlm iirlultiutiir if it new school or class of
iiiusle, ami while 'M'linnhiuiser" Is Keuoriilly
ueldinwleihted to bo Ills masterpiece, "l.olien
itrln" Is by mtiliy esteeuiO't but llttlo less In
dramatic powei-and Interest. Tho niusle u
liiu in'oploof l.lueolii bud tlm rareopportuul
ly Wednesday eveuluitof seelmt lids Intter
opera tiresented In a stylo bellllliiK Iho Ihemn
and tho author by u world-fainoiis company.
Tho principal nrllsls displayed both inimic
al nml dramatic power, wlillo theehoruses
showed elllolcut tratuliiK. Miss llerllm I'lcr
sou pnssiiHNc an eiUsllely sweet soprano
voice, n Mttlc limned by mi otherwise charm
luittlsp, us well as nilellKhtfill slaite presence.
I'rnnk Veitaus"KliiK lloiiry." nml William
lleeiiteml Mi. i-inuii. The mother lav iiimiii ' Merlon nsllio"lleruld,"euuiieliited with bcl
the Nil, hull covens! with the inggisl quilt ler elt'nit tbuli liny ol Iheolheis. Miss I'lnru
lleslixsl ami guisl mound u liiomeut mid l'oolo look tlio part r. 'Ortruil, wife of Telia
then wild with nu omIIi, "Why Isn't dinner, iiiund," Instead of Mine. I'urseh-Maitl.asan-nidj
." The woman on tlio lied shivered, ' iiimneed. Her voice Is nu exquisite contralto,
ALL AnOUND THE H0U8E.
Iiiimtinr 11ii tlmiiitlifd Unlit lilinv Willi HlO
"fow dear to my heart arc ! scenes of my cMldhml."
How to .Mnkii the llollilny Onke A lltnfnl.
t'lirlsllinis (llll I'riielbnl Hints. '
Thn Christmas fruit enkn should Ikj mndo
In gissl season, for every ono knows thnt III
not at Its lxt when fresh. Following Is n.
reelKiby which an old hoiisowlfo hascon
ctKbsl hor holiday calm for many years past:
Ono 'iutd each of Hour, stignr nnd butter,
two jibunils of raisins, two kiiiiiM t, cur
rnnls, ono pound of ellron, twelvneggs, four
nutmegs, two tnhtcsHKufuli each of eliilia
moti, iiincu and allsplco and onivhnlf trtblo
MHinfill of elovesj ono half teacupfnl of 1110
lassiM, two glass's of brandy, ouo of wluo
nnd ono of ron water.
Tick tho cnmiiiU t'lenn, wash (hem nnd
drain through u colnuder; then wlto them In
n towel, spii-nd Ihem out and set them to ilry
In tho sun or bv 11 lliv. Htono tho rnlslns nnd
cut Ihem in halves; sprlnkloboth etirriinU
nnd rnlslns with tho Hour to pi event their
sinking to Iho bottom of thn enko. Cut tho
ellron In slices nnd put It In tho liquor. Cut
tho butter into tho sugnr, wiirm It and stir
to 11 nt'ii in. llent thn eggs ns light imHs
slblo mid mid them lo tho butter mid sugar
nlleinnlely with tho Hour. Add tho remiilu-
Ing liigmlleuts gradually and stir all ns haul
lis ihwnIIiIh for ten minutes. Cover tho bilk
ing KUi .villi white piqier well butteiisl, nnd
bnkobetwis'ii Hiiisinuil four hours.
Ilouin .1liule Chilli llnttoms.
Alt oxis'i'lcnceil hou'iowlfo tells how to ro
plnco tho worn out Imtloms of chairs with r
substitute which shn says Is nlco nnd ilurnblot
Tnko strong, heiivy wrnpplng jmiiht, cutout
Just tho form that you desire, nml with a
linn jmsto stick six thlckncssm of tlio pnpor
together, milking 11 thick pasteboard. Trim
tho edge smooth llko thotuttern you cut nml
with round headisl tacks nail It to tho framo.
After It Is wull dried varnish It nnd you hnvo
a neat, strong neat to tho chair with llttlo.
A Troublesome I.uiiip Wlrh.
Sometimes tho lamp wick will obstinately
refuse to Is turned up In nu orderly manlier.
It will seem llrmly wedged nt ono sldo, whll
tho other will run up In 11 jsilnt, causing
weariness and voxntlon of npltit. To ovcr
como this depravity tako n new wick, draw
out 11 single thread near tho selvago, nnd tho
wlcli will U) found qulto trncbihlo when In
tnslmssl Into tho burner. Thocogs will tako
Hup proisuly, nud It will npsstr In good,
form mid givo nn even llninii when UghtcsL
A ITrin Oliicnt for Lump Tups.
Lnmp tojis nro coiiiiuonly fastened on with
plaster of Paris Ivcrosono oil will snietriiU
this, nml It frequently happens that tho lamp
top lioeomos looso nnd finally comes ofT. A.
cement which Is said not to 1 alfectod by
kerosene or water has lieon rocnuimoinloil ror
this puno'. ! conslsU of thriH) parts nwlii,
ono part cnustlo wslii and live jmrts wnUr;
this voiiiimmIUihi tolsi mixed with half Its
weight of plaster of Paris. It will sot In
nlvout threo-fourths of nu hour.
rulhsl bmul Is not a common (sllblo oru
American tables, but Is pronounced delicious,
by iKsiilo who hnvo tried it. His lolm oaten
Willi chocso. Tako a loat of freshly niado
bnvul, nnd wlillo It Is yet warm pull tho in
ildooutof Itluploces thoslwof your hand
and smnller. Put these Into tho oven nml
bnko them ndcllcnto brown. When cool thoy.
nro crisp nnd ns full of.iluvor ns n nut.
The (.'lilnese I'rlniroso.
Fow houso jilants nro nn satisfactory ns tho
Clilncso primrose. It must 1m kept cool, and.
thrives liost in 11 north window. In wntcrlng
it enro should lw Uikon to keep tho buds dry,
othorwlso thoy will rot. Plants thnt hnvo
boon started from mssl in Juno and properly
cared for will como Into bloom lit Dooombor
nnd contlnuo through tho wlnUir.
Tho Vienna Ilrnuil r Tills Country.
Tho tmllkencM of much socnllod Vlonmv
broad mndo in this country to tho original
article has lieen recently oxplnlned by tho
assertion Hint tho Hungarian Hour, of which
tho famous gonulno bread Is mndo, contnlna
nliout 17 1st cent, moro of gluten than does
a great deal of tho Hour of our country.
Itcmotlug Host from Htrel. ,
Sweet oil will HomctlmoA rcmovo rust f rotni
steel, nnd koroseno Is uvon liotter. When nn.
article Is deeply nistcsl It may Iw necessary
to rcmovo tho nut by mechanical means,,
such ua rubbing with Alio emery iwdor and
oil or with lino oinory jmper.
A Tlaru for tile I'npe.
Tho famous tiara from tho Parisian clergy
and faithful laity is tho great uttructlon nt
tho pojio's Jublleo. It is mndo of lirind cm
broiderinl cloth of Bllvcr, on which rest tho
eralds, sapphires, rubies nnd diamonds. Tho ' J"st JU) a? Ul T ''"' ""''""?' " ,,ml !,y ""'i f"U.,0r'K 1."""1:
imiiitmits lire Imvelwt nnd i.ml.n.1,1,,.,.1 ivttt, ' im i:k im im hi iu-iuii pnw
Till. MAN MOST IN I.OVK.
'"It Ij thl gentleman, then I' nbked the
clown, nnd I mm head to foot tho horto an
swered Yes, .
"The Idiotic crowd berran to .iu';h, whiln
tho ("Iris lisil.ed ut nt- v..:u i.uwlilovous,
"I enrcswd the old horso. I offered him
oven n fat glngcrhmid man. and slowly
withdrew. The poorlsjiuit throw 1110 11 mel-J
nncholy look nnd went on to another jwrt of J
tho crowd to continue his business of saltlnw
--4 1, ns not ii'im uiiit, 111 it uiiii-.il
tho imjial arms, each termluatliu with threo
golden tnshels. Tho tinrn Is contained in a.
gorgeous wlilto leather casket, iidormsl with
cunmel plnipies oruumcutisl with the arms
nnd wills of tho givers, (lifts from tho Or
leans family nro especially hauiLomo, tho
most interesting, howovcr, leing u silver
statuette of .bun of Arc, tho work of Princess
Mario of Orleans, now Princess U nld -urnr.
Among ull these goivoou. iiftYrui; n timcli
In i-outrnst 1 1 nirordisl by the luiinble con
triiiutioiis from ior Catliolirs. Tluri one
so)idn 11 supply of night llfhts, nnd a sor old
woman nud her crippled daughter .. r 11
woolen jK'ttleout. Chicago News.
.tlimey Cut Into ('Ireiilntlitii.
The stntlhtlelaii has Irvii figuring upon th
probable amount of money put into circuit:
tiou by Mrs. .Limes ltrown Potter's debut In -furon
New York uiidieuce, nnd lisits it u, a'
illKHit f lO.ltW. Tho ivcvlpts of the house wcii
a llttlo over 6lil,IXN). ,Of tlio 'J.Mkl ieoplo IOC
cinno to thuthojitrulii hired cm ri.iges ut t
each, making 6:i,.VK) 11 Mitioual. More tl 1
half of tliescwi'iit totliu Hruiiswli'l; or I) I
uionieo's uftervMird, 11 1 mi c- idlttiiv
7,500. Fully t.i,us) iimro, lie t' iks.
spout by men Ikmvcuii Pie le-u
post. Thoy raugisl over thu small Joys of her ,lmlf iniscsl on her ulliow nud said, "Thorn I
childhood, then seemed to concent into on ouo nothing liitlioliouvWoent." With 11 drunken
bitter, fateful day. Imprecation 011 her as a lazy thing, tho hus-
Tweuty years ngo tonight! b,i in 1 Ji irked her to the lloor. Tho llttlo girl
All, how well slio rememlieitsl It. hln was ru.iksi forward nnd was herself smitten down
Ah if usliaimsl, he then
tiirmsl nml went out nnd giulng after him
enee. It sliowtsl tho llttl- one room hut, on 11 thr"iuh tho little window tho child saw him
wide almost desolate lirnil'iu. Sniiiv isiveiisl lrnlnir liiwunl flm vlllii(.i Willi iiiriiiv,nili.ur.
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tlm earth. A leaden sky bung nbnveund a ing woiilsuudcnrcsscstholitt'couocomfortisl netor In tlio
Tlm Cure of .fiipiiniied floods.
Ilolllug wnter should not bo oured on jn
pnunisl goods, such as ton trays, arte, for it
will crack tlio varnish. Wash with warm
water, u soft spongo and n very llttlo soap.
Swisjt oil will Mimetlmos tako out marks
mndo by hot things.
For feather cako nso two nnl ono-hnlf cups
of flour, ono cup of milk, ono cup of sugar,
butter the slzo of an egg, ono tea-spoonful
cream of tartar nnd half n toaspooiiful of
sodn. Hnko rather slowly.
Ono quart of cranlierrles, ono pound of
grouulntcd sugnr, ono-hnlf pint of cold
wnter. Hull fifteen minutes.
chilling wind blew tltfully. In 11 shed half
covered with eonrso grass two bony horses
wero shivering liy tlieir empty ui'iugors. Tlio
house coutnimsl but tho scantiest furniture, 11
rude bed, u table, a chair or two nud nil old '
stove fed by 11 fow cobs nnd chl thnt had
been dug out from under the su iw. The palo
fueod mother went wearily nliout her few '
uouseuoiii unties nut iroqucnuy suiikiiowii 011 1 row
tho IhsI us If uualilo to stand. Tho little girl w-u
with intelligeuco prematurely sharH'iusl knew
it wus moro than tenqiornry weakness that af
fectod that fragile form, though the patient
lips mndo 110 complaint. Kho herself wus
w enk nnd hungry. A few crusts of bread w us
nil shu liml euteu that day and she know that
there was nothing moro lu the house. Her
tattenst clothes did not protect her shivering
form from tho biting blasts that came through
cracks ami uuplastered walls, Tlm mother
said that this was ChrlstiuiihVlay, but llttlo of
brlglitueHSorliapplnessdldthat suggoxt to tlm
child. Hlie simply thought, that sho wus hun
gry nud cold nud that mnum wns sick.
Half u mile nwny behind a swelling knoll
if tin, muiw iiu'itnvl lirnlrl.. .viia it Kill,, .tliihfi.n
of housoB. JIot of them wore rude nud small, hl11'' ,lt "'" vBlr price at this olllce.
her uielher and nt length gut her back Into
IhsI Tho siiudows of night were beginning to
full but the loving eyes saw u stranger and
iiioie terrible shadow gathering on Hint white
and patient face. Tenderly envping in ls
side h"i' mother nud putting her arms around
thai slender neck the little one sank down and
Usui found in sleep forget fulness forthosor
fj"hildh(ssl. Ail !iotnr)rMi later sho was
ny the rather w ho natl returned MUiensi
by Ins former brutal act, but the form beside
her mis cold nud still. The mot tier, sick and
"tai mg niul with a brikeu heart, had died
ela-plng her slisqilng child In her urnis.
It wns tlm Christmas night of long ngo that
the mother of little Jessie thought of us she
sat bv tho flro clasping her darling to her
hcai t, mid lifted u silent prayer to tlm Christ'
child now enthroned beside tlio loving Father
on Ingh, that her child might never hnvo to
loul. buck to such on uuhnppy Christmas
W.' luvo nliout liM copies of tills work for
pure unit sweet, and, IIioiik'Ii lie bud but little
opportunity to show lis mwer. with the pos
sible exception of the second net, sho won
many friends, r.lol sylva as 'Ixilieuitrln
KnlRht of the Holy (Irall," carried his part
most acceptably, rlmunh bis tenor Is not so
IMiwerful as It once was William I.udwlg.
as "Count Telrninuiid,"wns, In tho opinion nf
man), the Is-st viK'allst ns well as the best
company. Ho curried hlmelf
with much Knieeful euse, and snug with micli
fcelliiiruiul expression Hint the gene rat wrdlol
was llmt a moroclinrinliig llllau there never
Tlic house, ulthniiKli not entirely tilled, wns
11 'Ty good one. mid U'sliles bring a
fasiilonatilo nuillouce, was a representative
one. Many OermniiH, not tlicatre.goers In
Iho accepted sense of tho word, were present
nud drank In the lieautlcs of their greatest
operatlo eonipiiser, Hlehard WiiKiier. The
satisfaction expressed by all present iimpl)
uttet the favor In which the performance Is 1
Much Is duo to Mnunger Fun'ko for the en
terprise displayed In securing sueli 11 eoinpa-
it) for Lincoln nud the opportunity gleu
foi hearing tho best music of the iircnt com-
NUTS f NUTS I
We carry tho biggest nnd Iluost Hue of
Nuts In the city. Aluiouds.KugUsh Wiiluuts,
Fillivrts, IVhuiis, Hickory Nuts, Walnuts. In
tact, every kinds of Nuts for the holiday
trade. Prices right. Como and see us.
11ktts & 8KWKI.1., 1120 O street.
A Useful nml Ornamental filft.
Among nrtlcleri tuitublo for. 11 Christmas
gift to a gentleman is suggested n news
paMr rack, misleUsl after ouo which Modern
Priscilln illustniteri by tho following cut. Al
most any man prefers u gift Hint contrib
utes In somo way to his comfort nnd conve
nience. This holder for pns)rs and maga
zines will bo liked by many better than a.
wall ixjekot, ns it holds n larger quantity, and
in looking for back numls-TH tho pnpers can
bo easily run over. It is nlson decomtivoob
Jcct in a room.
7T Nii"'1- " s" '
A M'.Whl'ArCll llOLDEU,
Tho frnmo is mado llko nti inverted saw
horse, but should bo rather small and light
In order thnt it may not look cumbersome.
It is lluUhcd very smoothly and then re
ceives, tv. o coats of black paint that can bo
bought ready mtod. Insldo the frame
are placed two t'll 1 Ixmrds or pieces
of very thick imil 1 vrd covered with
plush, felt cr creto li any dark shuda
Theso mako n t. X b . k ior tlio pajwrs. An
ornamental scurf, ma.io long enough to linnjj
over thotop.nfur having been laid on inside,
gives n very attractive tlnUli U tho whole.
Janus sin Is oldest of rsilentatcs;
Kurunrd I lonli unit U.cn.ui 1, aut tsjlow
I coiiiit ns pod .'f nvnin.'n aiM i"ate
Tlio ) vars that throuiU my portulsisuiio nnd gt