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b lnd toy Itia emu'. ' Co'
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: te 1c7in-' o .Ii.Via & m
\na rd t Ch rig .m's l o r.: :
uan . th hAthe oti .ie~ unav Ilar.
thee . . n %::u-e :, I . n.
W hat t i-n : Ie- n 1W-d V i " -..- t - AI
W At nM.n .
WN- Lyno:.:t v; -p - t1im
I A Inman
-. r - :.. -*o' 'Ime
p!e 't :o WEa ny i i bei're.
af svr a, :t .ar f: .' eZr. It .imiy
ost uten-':.e !htee-far himat. ist it
)oks jui te ine. donea't you. d thut? Hoiw
Id arle yol u to-day. t . 'en?" Jenn
ruee shudderedm arFt'~it. "Don~'
he ~ ~ ~ ~ pz eIhie."h ~ wa say
e~g you a:-e..~ eting~ .."tt oitinued thle
'-uink brmher: "she' sad A'::m- w:aS
tarried year befot'e youI ::ge. nd
ie 51y' you'r An pa ui -liar. and
tat it dona't ;pay now 'o:t. aaen arec
o1 scarI't. D~on't seiy on ( he '4hel'. old
il. WVhy. not m~a up. IJ 'ne uf- llt
;er? Y'ou are:a ...e badl INoing,~ you
"Eeent:y- ey' :are :111 L~~s" etrt
1 te prea eop .Mi t :.- --. Ine IC
t. "Tnh a nks for~' th .i r: V b is ery)
retty." she1;. added a 1:tessly. iit~l
"An ayu don'i !a.:u s li" wet ou
"is spoe i peoew xt be aI re-ua
kinghwymn look-forr ~u~ c':. mypc'e
oter wonin o u mti
"Ie say. who%'i \to:dr ii a ljoly ark" eenim
he boy. nThe hea as i'len t tinking
isr siteid :.'0 otc hi''a'sais unusualet
Shi iewa uywdr: ixiga .a.tm afer ble.
he ad~f ao benan~ :atlehat. ine re
*inge ner itena years agot hter ltir
er"~ idenal bei that, tme adrob
osed to heri 1 hece was not (tne she
)uald toler'tia~tnw except Rlobe.rt Tom
m'u. He. i-a~d b'een 'athera name. after
d!. bt shr z:: 4slasz.t of hi
On, she knew :wthn:.
She wondered what :anade 1:01' think
if himn again. Was it beeause her dear'
est friend had .inst ::M:engagl to the)
,an who o~ne had ihad noee for
t.ny 0oue i~lt her' A youngI~ ttan who
w"as makitng hais way in the wt-rld. too.
Hetr tmother atnd tarrie'd s:sters had
-poken rat ier A ir tl :tbou it She was
* 'mrinded that mtarIriage' ot a got'.rn
.'m-ship would'it bet. ala that . she had1( to
.ook forar:d .u a:' anti ha ppenled
.> her father.
F"or :talmo:aaent s:' wasn~ i atie sorry
,he had let e::a .-a:rty off Dichk Weath
-rby. A few days a ter Itobbie burst
~ainI into the r'ooma where she was
reading. Het waved a paper atol letter
he said enceouragingly. "there's a
:lance ye:: Got ant answer straight
a way, atnd hes comCintag to the endi O;
aye street by -> this :1 rer::con."
"What ykon a'ida are yout taising~
-Th : .::onia! Gd'L'' isemten't. of
:Ours~e. I pmt at in for you. andit I've
got a chap as easy as w'uik. You'll be
ible to :ix it tip im:-day. and ten. wheni
the mater s~aal1l :'ami:.ag, yosu enl .iust
.eli her you're co'!ared a ebtat and that
she can aeep haer hair' on."
"Good1 heavni'ls:" gasped JTenny, tu:'n
"There's' aa.oin j funa --" he wva-.
"Let tm'. see th' naper antd ilette."~
"It's a ripping ad.." he aiad proud:y.
"ontitng it oul 'Cut a4 shiliug. tto,
mt I ttuase~d yo'd~ pay* t'hatak
.:adly' enouagh whenl'1 you wre fixed
ztp--or he voahi.''
"A youn 'l'dy with blue' eytes
an1d golfe hatr. sweinga' to the
nameiL ' ofn'y wnts In meet' a
"''g :en' emli with a viemw Zo
miatri"'Ouyv .' '2r5 privatc."
"Oh. y o tad, a 'kedt boty:" she erledl
:n a bursi t ofem "wbat htatn you
done: I am1 iisan',.'d: ':n'sw'rinir to
ahe tnme of Je'uaay.' Oh, oh. I ight
be a dog."
"Tlher'e -a' :ra 1i:" Carled ahe boy.
amuazed and injured. "Ar\Ien't y'ou ghaid
Aren't youa going to t hank 'me? And
i've written1 to the fellowt and miade
the appoat inimen. andt~ savaed you allI the
trouble but the :'m:ai'. aut' girls catn
do that some!&"
"You ' W" wrt' "A hin:: Dad you
"Of coura""i I 'a;"- yout' full nme,
stupid: L r's his iter'; says hll he
c'harmedt~ '' '"- m e 'ua apapointed, aaal
Her ia ssh as she read the
-fatal conira 1'l''ton ot the aetter: then
1hert eye fe"iO' on h :,iguatur:e, and sher
t'rn'd crims onI antd gaisped again. It
was si;Ine'd "1 ib'n Tom11!i'n." "He"J
he w;aitinga.'' wai'.t 'on Uob~bie.. "and ia
y~ou don't tu: ap :ht'll comea to the
hzouism, a'd c'-rybody wtiitl! ktnow;. Pa
y~our hat onut 51:1 :'' "I miust goma
expla'n: on.~ tIs is dre':adfl."~ asurh
PASS THIS WAY.
You in your silk arrayed.
you ill vur Costly caFe.
You Wio have e'evt betraycd
Love for your luxurit.
u" whoc in r~ice,101.
Wit~h nekver a wordl of hone or pity for
o rie a Ch'Nilal. too.
Yo.'ur prayer bo'~ok i pt in view;
it iiywe around.i y ir, thmroat.
OU :-a!, 01 Vol ::.:'r shame, and
(eep In ; yc' I. rai .ou gloat!
ob. what iz M prssel this way,
Ntieck and lowlv, to-dav?
Wonuld von dart to (:l to Him. "See,
uear 1ord: ow I ollow lheet"
You v:ith your millions. yolt
Ih rie il bing Men to do
F.ul wrongS that vaur gains may swell,
YoU ar a Ch:-tian: there
1 Your i.1shop' card. and weP
Ilan yOU gien Oi' milhnire,
I ia tsteep!cS my t"o h''V'igh
And tiat peorlC in ps-6ing by
31ay turn and rear wnh awe
You who havc po-.cr to sway and who
prostitute trie la I;
To all W10 Will give you he'd
You boast 'ith flo-rigtouSess that
vours is th Cu-istian: creed!
"A Christian aT J." ou sa,.
JRut what it ie pas-ed this way?
Would you dare to call to Him. "See,
0 Christ: how I fo!!-. 'hee?"
-6. E. isr
ranI uipSia: it*s :trnu pu't a; her ha L--her
most becomingi- hat.
Ie can't thitnk I've gone off, at any
rate." was hr ecret liought. as she.
met her reflection inl the glass.
"Shall I go with you?' demandetT her
"No. you horrid. wicked little brute;
I never want to speak to you again.
How :iu I to explain to Mr. Toim
"Well. if he's on the marrying joh as
wei!.'' was the coirse reply, "you
xton't need miuc:h cxplatinin'. Tell him
it's 0. K.. ald :et hite'dl up together.
aid miol you don't act the stingy over
* * * * * a
"This is-is 4uii o -delightful sur
ri."saidl a y ouni;z man-a very g;ood
looki .ou:l uan. Jenny decided: 1
Ishie h;i fvoaatten e was 5') attractive
- t: isin ils ihn. A:s sh got to the end
of zi:k street.1
"What must you think:" s he beani i
itomuly.bushing vividly. -But it I
wasn't me at all: it was Bo'be: he did
it all for a trick. and I knew nothing
about it till le brouhr tie paper and
letter in just now. and I camne to ask I
you to gc away at 1.'
-Well. it's .Just a coincdience: there's 1
no harm in having a "litle chat for the i
sake of old times." he returned eagerly. 1
"If you are the sort of man that- i
that answers matrimonial advertise
meniS, it's a pity to waste your time," I
she replied rather spitefully. "Noi
doubt another girl is waiting for you<
"'It cau tght my eye and it amused
me," he explainied quickly, "'and just t
for curiosity I answered it. When a
reply camne signed Janet Bruce, I won-c
dered if it could possibly be you, and Ir
cnme on spec. Please don't be angry. i
Let's take it as it was meant-merely
as a joke. I thought you were mar
ried; I'm sure I saw an announce
"No. I am not." she replied a little
gr'imiy. "It wou'd he one of my sis
ters. H-ow~ strange you should remem
ber me:" she added.
"I never forgot you." he returned, by
no means truthfully, for he had quitei
forgotten his old love, in new ones,
till hien name recalled her to his re
membrance. Then he deelded that he
had never really loved any girl but
her, and was quite sure of it when her '
eyes looked tip into his-.
Then Bobbie (lashed into them.
"Here's the mater." lie said excitedly;:
"you'd better hook it. you chap, and
Jen can look the othaer wiay." "I wishI
you would go away:" said his sister
very savagely. Bobby winked.
"Oh, spoiling sport, amt I! Weill.
here's the mater anyway."
"Mother." said Miss Bruce composed
ly, "I think you remember Mr. Tomlyn:
I met him unexpctedly a minute ago."
"Very unexpectedly!" murmured
Bobbie. "My, you're a cool 'un, JTen2"'
"Hlow do you do?" said Jenny's
mother very graciously. "What a pleas
antt surprise! You will come and have 1
"I shall be charmed," said Mr. Tomn
"I hope you mean business a}ll
r'ighit?" said JTenny's brother to Mr.
Tromlyin in the hail, as the young man
at last departed. Jenny flushed a finei
s(carle't, and Mr. TLomlyn grew suddenly
"Good-by. Miss Bruce, so pleased to
have come across you again," lie mur
murecd, and ran down the steps.
lhobbie followed hium. "Say, that ad.
r'osi me a bob," he said, in an injiuredi
Mr'. Tomlyn hlanded over half-a
crown. "I haven't change," he ex-1
plained; "keep it."
"But is it worth it?" Eobbie thought
it polite to say, while grabbing hastily
at the coin before Mr. Tomlyn could
think better of it and tind a shilling
"1 think." said Mr. Tomlyn siowly.]
"that 1t may--possibly-be worth it.
Do you ever take your sister out for a
walk or anuything'?' he inquired, when
the boy turned to go.
"No f'ear!" was the vigorous reply.
"I think I would if I were you. It
aight be worth it. I should suggest
y tour' escorting' her to the pakto-mor'
rowby ive IfI happen to be stand
irng by the Marble Arch I will reliet'c
youi of your duties. If you have to go.
away suddenly you need niot mind us."
"I twig:" winked the boy. "I've seen
"It'.s nohing of that sort," said Mr.
"It never is." said Bobbie. "but you
r.eedn't look foolish: it's the sort of
thing one expets from a matrimonial
Het beguiled his sister out next day:
it was seldom he honored her with his
c'ompany. anrd though she could not
Iu~ie unrlc'stand 1r. she went in the
Thiey came across Mr. Tromiyu at the
Marble' Archl. He seemed amtazed at
mee'tir..1 ithem. "Who would have
Jenny glanced sharply at Ulame,
whose face betrayed him. but she made
no remark. She permitted the change
of esecort without a word. There was
something decidedly attractive about
Th accidental m Ieet:i w< the first
of ni:iny, and one day Robert, ha vin:
made up his maid that .Tonniy was ."t
onlv his first but absolulrAy his ,as'
love, mentioned the littil matter at
her. "Our duty is very plain." he said.
"Bobbie has taken a lot of trouble. is
it :ll to he in vainy'
"But-t would be s1 dreafiul. at:.l
andi through the paper. and 'aserag
t1) the name of Jenny.'" she faltcri.
"You might answer to the name v"
darling? he suggested.
"You are quite sure you
*I have loved you always: Jniwy.
"There was never :nyhody e.shc ,
breathed happily, hr eyes expresSate:
"ther' was somethinz wrong with all
And so it was settled, and no one was
m.ore delighted than Jenny's mother.
Miss Bruce was making au excellent
Iatch after all. And. of course, every
body else said "at last!" But they
did :ot know how it had come to pass.
A temperature of abou, 4000 deg-rees
Fithtrenheit in the gasoli:n engine has
i'en reorded for the hotiest part of
the exploding mixture.
In a recent experiment, the addition
of one per cent. of vanadium Increased
the tensile strength of steel from sixty
Dne to sixty-niie tons per square inch.
In the little town of Barberton. Ohio.
police are summoned by means of the
toea telephone service. Whenever an
)tticer is wanted the fact is communi
ate:d to Central. which exhibits red
ights in prominent localities, upon ob
eirving which the officer calls the cx
:-i..ge for instructious.
Only a small portion of the extraor
linary energy cof radium proves to be
:at of the alpha. beta and gamma
-;y;s. Recent experiments have been
nanle hy K. Anystrom with calorime
res of lead, copper and aluminum. and
:e results indicate, that nwost of the
mergy must be given out in the form
'f radiant heat.
Wo!ski. an Austrian experimenter.
mo recently pateuted :I process of
iquefying natural gas. which. it is re
rt'.d. has 'idn successfully eulploye'd
n the Karpathian oil fields. The
i11uid1 can he safely kept for storage or
ransportatin in ordinary soda water
iphons. Among the uses suggest(d
'or liquefied natural gas are the light
ng of isolated houses and the driving
f small en~gines and motors.
In the new Belgian process for ex
rac-ing gold from the ocean. a ton of
ater is treated with a spoonful of
onentrated aqueous solution of chlo
ide of tin. when the gold is converted
nto purple of Cassius, and may be
recipitated, together with hydrate of
agnesium and the excess of tin, by
dding a pound of slacked lime. When
his precipitalte is dissolved in diluted
olution of cyanide of potassium, the
old may bc precipitated with zinc or
ther reagent. This process showed
o gold in the Mediterranean and the
nglsh Channel, but traces were found
a water from the Atlantic.
In a recent discussion before the In
titution of Mechanitai Engineers in
ondion a ceriotes fact. illustrating the
-alue of the "temper test," was men
ioned. This test consists in raising
he steel under examination to at
hery heat and then plunging it into
cater' to observe the degree of temper
n produced. The object is; to select
or shipbuilding steel that will not
rack in use. The illustrative fact re
erred to was a lire in the steamship
ersian Monarch in New York harbor.
he fjie was extinguished with hose,
nd1( the water tempered the hot plates.
Efterward. in mid-ocean, a number of
he plates cracked, some of them very
uddenly. One crack was seven feet
n length. Thus the desirability wvas
howvn of keeping out of ships steel
hat is too readily tempered.
According to Ca;pitain HI. H. Payntar,
ho recently read a paper on the sub
et before the Royal United Service
nstitution in London, motor cars are
fkely to play a very important role in
uture wars. Captain Payntar did not
Iwell upon motor cars as fighting ma
~hines, but as means of rapid convey
ine of officers to distant parts of an
~xtensive battlefield. The tendeney of
nodern warfare is to scatter troops
ver a vast extent of country. Tak
ng advantage of the roads which now
:raverse all civilized countries in every
iirection, motor cars could lbe utilized
y commanders to obtain ratpidly a
~oplete survey of the field of action.
:wing to the severe shocks to which
they must be exposed, no speed limit
eing set, Captain Payntar thinks that
1iltary motor cars should have pnleu
matic tires Instead of solid tires. A
unctured tire is quickly repaired. but
i broken wheel uight involve fatal do
Saym Ra'ibit Ate Chickern.
Dr. H. Cavani, a medical expert. whbo
is credited with being a moving spirit
behind the dressed poultry bill, ap
peared yesterday before thirty mner
bers of the poultry trade of this city
in the library of the New York Mercan
tile Exchange and tried to make con
verts for the bill. A statement he
made to the effect that a storage-kept
hicken in an undrawvn state, when fed
to a rabbit, caused the death of the
rabbit, created some merriment among
the poultry dealers.
Chicken-fed rabbits heretofore have
been unknown, so members of the
trade said, and the mcical expert was
embarrassed, when informed that he
had made a "discovery" of consid'era
be importance. since up to the present
time rabbits were supposed to adihere
strictly to a v'egetable diet.-New York
A "life" sentence in New York is said
to aveg -bnnt ten years,
I I TOPICS OFr INTEREST TO TH: PL4NT
Just viat :intl of 11itr i
isj used in ;iis emm2ry for f.itinU
purpo1t ;s wv di v.:. h lih
wh*lole <utut h1is heen in 'the hai -i
Englishl capitalis. whe. 'na 'i:1
1,00i. NowV w' are infrnwdj thi
the comiina tion i: abont to ibeak u.
alnd it mlay resuit 11 a lover 11'Pr o;
the nitrate. The Chilean Governtw-innt
ge-ts $23A4.0.000 :1 2mnally f1:m ilu- he N
port duty on nidiitratet of dla. Now v
are sure that a very harge paiL o[ rh::
enormous amoint of money 1hat has
been spent on nitrat- of soda has
been 'wasted. by re.so of h I ad
farming. It is doubtless that it is
early truck erops. bulL its .iomical
use iu genral fatrning is not
tai n. Farlrs !nnua luh y itrat
and otlher forms of nitrogen ie-ruly to
gret a !'tle v-re t' sell at .once fom
the L;11d, k lenbyteueoth
legumin s, aind :I proper raton of
erop)s. t.hey cCouMi improve their soiJ.
without the pr.-iw.se of nitrogen in
any form. And of la t:3 :any hia1ve
beell deludeid with the !..ouin that thy
can, by a few bacteria on dried cotton.
induce the great:-r accummiation of ni
trogen by the legumes. and they have
paid $2 per acre for what cost loss t h:
ten cents to make, and at ih:t .goner
ally worthless. There is no doiubt t;t
If the soil is well supplied with the har
teria suited to the legumiiie being grown.
there r.ill- b a greater nitrogen tima
tion by the legume. But where the
haeteria already exist in the soil, h
further inoeulation could do no gOd.
And then. no matter how well the oi!
may be inoculated with the bacteria
that live on ihe roots of theI leguim(-s.
if it is deficient in phosphoriv a1cid :nd
potash. no amount of inoenlationi w;il!
avail much. Now, if insiead of 1miying
so much of the evan]escelt nirate of
soda. :mnd paying $2 fo:: a vest pocket
packa:g of raw cotton. farmers wouli
devise a rotation of irops tht will
bring il legume crop :enerally growyi
i their setlion. and would Iiiberally
supply thia legume crop with ph
phorie acid and pol:t. they could t
all the nitro'en which farm erop-s in
general need, wiihout cost. In the
large section of th" country wh .'re
clover l:,. been thw le'g-.mia'rop, there
is sellom an liv for inocuyit w"~i
the clover bacteria. aid in etisa
where the cowpea has b1een gnei for
generations. no iloculatioln isneded
for it. nd if there was. lio aiount of
inoeulatlioi will ibe of much use uilc-s
the soil is supplied with the mineral
elements of plant food. Thel fact is
that therc are few of the iegnmelisi:tha
wili not tinatliy ictilate the sail with
the germs carried on the seeds. :and2
there are millions of acres moire inl
need of the planlt fo~ods that the
legumes need th-;ni of ?Ino)eilatlin.
~Somre years ago a (ermain ha:eterioloi
ist sent out under the namie of Nitra
in a laboratory culture of soil 'oacterni,
and a little vial of this as large ais one's
little finger wvas to put all the nitrogen
needed on an acre of hand. In tield
practice it was found entirely useless.I
just as the last vest-pocket packages
of cotton have proven. The fact re
mains that we can get all the nitrogen
we need through the agency of the
legumes. if we supply them liberally
with the plant food they requir~e. phios
phorie- acid and potash. When this is
dare. there may he saime good done
il many ca5(se by sol taken froma
field where the ptirla r leglue has
been long growln. and the soil better
ir:Oeuated than thle onZ' sown last1. A~
bushel or two of th1. scattered over anc
are, will beat he -eotton waids ev ery
time, but will uma :2totne for any lack
of phosphorie acid an-I potash in the
soil.-W. F. Maissey.
A Nhew View of the Hog.
It is natuirl fo'r the hog to wallow
but tha~t does nat pirre that lie should
cool himself in a germi-infestedl. illthy
mud hole, to mi a itin his health, The
present day hog is the product of a
great deal of cross-breeding, the object
of whlich was to chan!ge the shape and
nature of the primitive ho0g. Our do
mesticated hiog would die if he were
placed in thei haunts of the wild hog..
and expected to live :1s did the primi
tive wild hog, because lie has constant -
ly bEen bred away from the nature and
haits of the wild ainiml.I
He needs wvarer to (coo1 his body. bu:
e does riot nee~d mudi. Give him the
choice of a dirty wallow or a trough
full of clean wvater, anid four times oult
of live he wuill take the water.
Then, why should the hog root? His
feed shouhlie ea sily foaud above thle
ground in a domestie-nted state. This
vigorous form of aithle ties is niot niece-2
sary to his hea lthi or ,vell-being, but is
positiely hrvm ful. The low-priced
joints, jawhione: anad shoulders aire i
Crased in size' at tlh:' expenise of ham
and bacon. Tfh' nervous e'nerg- ex
pened int aIa, u ro im; siid he recserved
for digesting the' abundant supply of1
feed that finds its way into his capa -
Bales of cotton worth $3.200 wer'e
destoed by fire at Iliaw Rliver. The
cotton beloniged to ;he fIolt-Granite
In the bituminous ^-e.:ion thle miners
are slow getting Li) v44rk, even where
the operators have signed.
Representative Sml th. of Maryland,
made his maidien spc..ch in the Iloirse
on an eduentional bi l.
The anthracite miners offered sev
eral modifications to thir proposals to
the operators, who will reply niext
week, and meanwile talk of a strike
[is heard again.
In a suit gr-owing~ out of the .Jiminez
expedition against Santo Domnu.
being tied in the United States, it
was alleged that the Unitedl States ex
peted to seize a eaaling station in
Major Richard Syvester. of Wash
ington, was re-elected president of the
Natona Asciation of Police Chiefs.
ARM * 10 TES.
-R. STOCKMfAN 4M5 '-RUCAG%0R
:'.u 0 ntStilil A. . eaa e rfe
rm th s1op iru ..;h r .. n nit' 'l.
*f the- )i-i Wie o : il i. i::
:N.orn!s his swv*it-Nesi's1" s Wileh
Faras Repair Shop.
7 It. ll'n rs 141-s mess lrl'ziyi''~
lu:in ry inher. It is tle Sn1 I:Uld
nit.upronst- leaks thlat dvtfy 0111 IMMIniS
afd -nk tjl rhati : ph :'. nIId i t i s the
ut o .sinel . 1is of th e fa pem 11a
a voldcd. Thimits aore o a nl wear
in. out about te frm. inai o :1 -les
Tlir te rachities :or repair (on i ro
f:1Ii7, it the croi s :aon. wheti hne is
,-:1-a Iti thE, bi okenl a rtiet' mu tst he
sen it arm rtepair ~ ho. f b
rip hein fa r bunes roa :ht of tihe
r~ith and the losI if tihe frsl the
(Tltiva iio or latrvr't of crops, manlY
inueoek tha d adl the r psu. Right
a iu Nvenk the atl roipund ialy mallh
rndi'ir )IIt binst uh 4onP rho u1, nlss
do ordi.ry fin avork. t thl wte
p.'tfin fo iiitic ab o t hand, if and :'ins
is broken, in a few minutes time iros
i wlbdcl or the broken woolen urt
riplcod by a new piec, and tht fathe
r'ek aoceeds ld valuable fin; is
: uis 4lv on At all ti es of cro, many
:lme many improvemtnts and repairs
hbout the plac that the fairner can
make him.;e;lf at butt a slight-o(IIay of
1I1l'11E. amli therefore a we-ll-e.qIppe-d
repiir shop ains the kil to ink' o
do is am necessary wruth lth
AbOli11i The Bliners.
pOp "'1altitn. ia Acm a ac hin
Weeld Nv. thhich re con onrtly
enlore. We ae piot uel biithears
4)11 : horoe for ears. I wue have is
take :1 ]low~V bridle with blindlef-s.
tiths l Iae.I Aton a Zll - iniso ea ~ r
Tile. best 11:i udlers of horse's Ai 't, ("471
'!*It( purpnst. oft Iiiers Is- 1H shut
Of frm vewany i jeet fro rwhieirs
-ai. ho s that miht cathse ther Lcn
tOo'l TIii'Se hiiiov s iibio'e 11l t'i11
maket'u hiself atPn bu)t'e sligh-ula of
mully undrStood -.o r 1 aeld e uses
reirh h the s killhuttin trom vikew of
i s car cssow by adj:net.4s 'Iy 't
Abnosls tthet. ln.dr
Ane Guds of itm.i in gi t sevnah
endi ose We aveo not use h'~inders
onas horus* f:oVrO yeas. f w e!ve to
dcutadthem.bfr sn t
Thve bet hanlo horses atwre 01on-l
denmig blndry ie
the urpsbeoe mlings.st su
2.a Korep the arnmh ee, wthe hose
hto ed. vntilared and fry fro dunt
A lwyamy. eentu' 'ft'
sItoC Uteshili-s lea il Itrighro
m.oremsou th n mikronea. -sIfahi
hos pase:s dranw ahjnd stint and eno
fulNevy imesed t bmand ocauses
7rg. 1he notin fre farm mil with
th whirco ha y h!nld.r nl n
rs.te the esar. hoesm
fuland hore of ri. ygdses
. ev e augnhn to svarc :t
petentiby etti him. lethines andn
Give Alhey hre the cower kindly
hi enes: let im se hea by d tsmikil,
ih ed hriiu tor sati~sy hi feard.- r
G Kwi mnau cUnry Rues.Ptaos
th udder befor myCltik ee riing
and feiing witw aoe haveel
lgted. vhentla andhl free widem uset
comm tengt ilk.i w.I a
(.Keputnil s ihit Tolean ponds brihte
.v.Iryv the milk fcrdin to stbe
car n:t ast thew andl strai sand clad
7.d ao lart pmix frenth war potalh wath
f.ood land pursiie w a. ia
F9. ofNev ae nersaintigtod mihk feeo
cold varete onl theservpoatves. neidtd
sw0. potlt patch in eaucky fieloya
tand thooghly."tpaso otte
11.v lwaystr treati pheos alon.ly
a nervenr eein- ty u halkineed
hardit~ drive or abus oe anind.ea
uOelaha lyo d rnmnr. ih e
IVl(' ::v s myj exerience inu maisind
andweed'nite seu tatos: no at hve
rowsthr. N a affetwd. e
Fae ith canorse armtyar manurei
rilwith iftyi tau 10tpounm. rat
heret i mogodphtep ire. aI
vary ( ~t~ theerilz accori toi ah
neds a1 larcasr et.omptsh.n
Thoor ypoud tes morc amonjsa io
th:le oeretheswe pttos.Wt
sweethittopn h nechfed.oa
thtSoe menn reat peshoritdthes
The arvn edne mni mles halfle
pttuicts: nive onthird a more es
(uorae thanu secn. ar it e
vnet or sj pbeam.a o myfe
Ewer moatn etinksly. ifenot a lery
with things othern fahelhm.
Sadocle sarcasm. etssoe nc
froe hreies.ontewae wg
p ,w r H-o mib.-. driin :I*li:<. inll k
has ngie. In propoJIrtion to1 its hor1se
p'we:-. i11, iy oulit on-fourt as
1*Pr *oiel o ih l W n ! h ee
:or or exerine a] l sycho:!a:ny. nOf
in is seremyt-fo'urthi yer reetlyl
r~i.:-med th U litit~h (le
.\ IE;1hlioy itminous, mist n lu e bulb
awl oin* i tiner hIas beent noted by y
Pro'fessor Sonrtujs on rubblinz eee
trie light hulbs that has ber- not long f
in use. No satisfactory explanation
Tets' of the strength of wire rope.
conducted for the French Government.
show that the ultimate strength of a
round rope is thirty-three per cent. :a
less than the sum of the tensile
strengths of its individual wires be
fore being Naid].
Paiinuidiu). a rare substance litlC
".d. is 11he ative !gent ill adtoallitie 'I
gas lighting deriecs. Flame i< pro- u
d(uc'l as soon as the illuminating tzas
strikes :t pellet of :tshestos covered
with a mixture of palladium and fiue
ly divided phatinum. k'iowvn a plati
It used to be that astronomy. with r
its stupendous magnitudes. incrediile a
veloeities and inconceivable distances.
seemed to make the greatest demand
rm man's belief. To-day it is physies.
We read, for instance. that Hertz's n
osillations give rise to 500.0m0,000 o - i
illations per second. Where is The
mnan who can conceive ~ot anything y
happening in the five hundred mil- (
lienth parr of a second':, I
Feiruary. 1902. a great storm sweep
[ng over the forests of the Vosges in
Fr:mce. destroyed an immense quantity
o* reinoums trees. The treos that re- a
mained standing in the devastated dis- n
trict were mor or less injured and
weakened by the removal of soil from
eiir roots through the upturning of b
their neighbors. Since then there has N
been an invasion of swarms of an in
seet called in France hostriche. bv
lontg ig to lie genius Cureulio. which
- to have taken :advantage, of the v
wenin(ed sute of the trees. as certain
miiroest seize upon the hmiann body j
when in :11 eifebled condition. HIeal
iliv trees resist the ravages- of these
insects. but those that have been in
jured and weakened fall victims to the i
invaders. so that in the past three years
[he destruction caused by the storm has
ieen greatly extended ipy the bos
Th.~ Kise in Other Land'.
In maniy quarters of the world kiss
ng is not i favor. Indeed. it is re
:arded as an outrage up~on hunmani na- 1
ture. Th~e Ja~panese. who have under- E
Stod and adopted many of our West
rni pratctices. cannot ace~pt our cus
tonm of kissuig. W\e remnenmber the
startled look of the young Japanese
uat Giter:i1ani unlivelrsi- when ant en
thusiastic Pole drank "Brunderschaft"
with himn-antid kissed hint: The Southi
Se Islandu(ers do not kiss. They rub)
noses. A most inaidequate substitutte.
When Erasmus was in England-antd
that was nmearly four centuries aigo
he noticed the pleasanit custom .ef the
English girls. who kissedl you when
you came, kissed you when you went.
znd kissed you while yotu staye.l And
their lips, he added. "atre soft, warm
.indt dlelcius." In c~ommeni~t1i. uponl
this. MIr. Froude. in a famou esay
remrkd, "Pretty good. thtis. four a s
Possibly the formal kiss. which ha~s
nearly died out in Engand. received
its death-blow when Queen Annle mett
the lady mayoress on the important 9tih t:
of Novemer. Until thenm thim king had
always kissed tihe indy mai~yorews-as
the chairman of the Lonidon County ii
Council kissed the mairket queen. But
when good Queen Anne reachecd the
city-well. wvhere would the fun come
in? She didnt kiss the lady mayoress.
And an ancient custom seemued to have
But wit' tae accession of George L. e
hopes revived. There would be kiss
ing again. And Lady Humiphreys, the a
wife of the newv lord mayor. concluded. t<
"from his known character for gal
lntry" that the king would pay the s
traditional ti-ibute to beauty. The king (
took refuge behind the skirts of Queen
Anne.' He did not give the kiss. And
te lady mnayoress' conduct at the
light was such that the rumor went s
round. "She was borrowed for the s
ocasion!" The king discredited the 'T
report. "H-e would hatve beorrowed. a
better" said George L-London M1od- It
R~airoad in a Maine WIlderness. Il
It is expe-ted that by sonie date early
[nnext December the State of Maine
will have another new railroad. ai road
that is in somec respects the most re-~
matrkble of any yet built. This is the i
etension of the Somerset Ra iroadl
foml Binghanm to Birch Point. Moose
head Lake. a distar.ee of close to fifty
miles. This road runs through the
heart of the Maine wi'lderness for the
rettitr plart of its length,' and the
sceel~r to be found along the line is
soei of the tinest in New England.
Work on this exteonsion vas begun in
te summer of 19tA. iOnly abotut six
mles of the roatd were buiit during
e tirs summler. Tiie second summewr
the work w~as cotiinued, and up to the t
p leset time the roadl has beeni comn
pted to a point on Moxie Pond, only I
e gh teen nmilIes from B3inghami. The a
contract for the comupletioni of the.
work has~ js heen awarded andi the
co itract'rs aire given an incentive to
hiustie the construction in that they
wll receive at bonus of $10.000) if the t
work is completed byv h)eeember L. S
19 t;. Sonie thirty-odd miies remain to I
b e built.-eCwist'tn tpie. I Journlah c
People have beeni dying~ in Mexico Y
ith cold. wh-ile up inl 31anine the old
est finhabitant confesses thatt he never C
k new of such a balmy winter. *~
'tuestion in Natural HisIory.
Il scin - .1 - Ve e
Wdeari "anV er vt.i swipe a ride
nder :an aut-o',
Dusty Rhodes -N:;w.1at' where
be, Ownt'r stays."- N'- York $Il.
More of Out Langua.e.
G~reen---I nev--r zsaw such cold'
cather as we art h 14)%o. D14d
Brownai--No. of cor not: out I've
ilt it volder."
Not the Main Attraction.
"I hear they are to be married."
"Yes, le wil soon be pnying, her
--Don't wake' him uip by cal1ing. his
ttention to it.
Doily (spitefully*"-f I didn't,
. the Van Lottado's ball."
Polly (sweety.--i suppo.
here was such a crowd of miiet
As She Understood I
"She is literally starving.'
"Well. I can get her imt
"But, my friend. she
ather starve than admi
n elderly lady."
"According to the old
arked the bachelor. "w
are for war in times of
"Well, I'm willing." r
oung widow. "But as
eorge has only been dead s
think we ought to wait
Laying an Early Foundation.
"Was it necessary for you t
y daughter the very first iim
"No. inadamni. not absolutely n
ry. but I wanted to ;'et on a frie
asis with her as soon :Is possib
oma.n's Home Companion.
"Officer, what is this man dhjarged
"Carryin' congenled weapons, yer
"Congealed wvapon;. I! soaked
furphy in the eye w'id a chunik av
I don't know any one so slipshOd as
y husband: his buttons are foreifer
ming off." complained MIrs. Gaddie.
"But," suggested Mrs. Goode. "per
aps they are not sewed on p~rop!erly.''
"That's just it. Ie's awfully care
ss about his sewing."-Catholie
tandard and Times.
She Thouaht Not.
Fred (after six muonthi'~ absence)
Are you married yet, old man?'
Fred-"But I thought you were go
ig to marry that wealthy youngr
To-"I thought 5(o. too. but I diseOV
red that she was also a thinker."
Oe Thing Needful.
"I understand your' son has gone in
r literature since he went to the
b " said the village editor.
1hat's right." rejoined the har'dwar'e
"And does he write for mniey?"
sked the local scissors wielder.
"Yes, once or twice a week;' an
itered the hardware merchant.
"How many' commandments are
re'?' asked the presiding genius of
te infant school.
"Ten'' replied the champion scholar.
"And what would happen, Sanmmy,
you broke one of them'
"Then there'd be nine," replied thme
Golf and Gastronomy.
French Golf Entlhmsiast--"Indeed.
my dear friend, you must join our
English Golf Enthusiast-"Thanfks.
fully, old chap: but the links seem
)O small to--"
F. G. E.-"That is true; but the enii
ne is unequaled in Frauce."-Figaro
Not the Real Word.
"Good morning. Mr. Austinburne.''
aid the editor as the p)oet entered the'
nctum. "Some nmore of your blank
erse, I suppose?'
(~e use the word- "blank" that we
ay not shock readers by repeatin
ee real expressioni made use of by
nfeeling editor.)-Kansas City
The Modest Girl.
Ah my love," sighed
lver, "if you only knew
You mustn't spea'
e modest girl.
"Because." she s
ee too conceited."
Had Heardt It Bef
"o, Mr. Penwiggle." s'
in to the literary youth w~l
oed, "I cannot accept you,
os not imply-"
"I know what you would say.
crupted bitterly. "A rejiectiO
o imply any lack of merit,
umber of circumstamnees rende
rele unsuitable. It's thie old St
Wa X'shigton Starn.
His Impudent Oflie iloT.
"Geore." said his wvife. "I want y
d ischrge that oftice boy of your
ix times when I tr'iedL to enll you m
phone to-day he told me~ you were
it and then snapped me ofl before I
0u.1( ask whbere you had gone or wh'en
on would he back."
Yet he went next any and gave the
fe boy a r'ai'e of .C a week. Such
-e t-henro men.-Chiira-o Record.
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