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pomesmes, when night is crepg down,
And al the world about is d
And he must go to Sleepytown
You lie down at the side of him
And wh . moothing little things
a cil&1 words, such as you fragne
To tell the sound of beetle wing
And how the firefly gets its flame.
And soon the world grows darker yet
And to the little felow's eyes
Strange hidden dangers now beset
The shadow place3 in the skies;
3ut you speak low and comforting
And tell him none oi them are there,
That near him is not anything
But what is good and kind and fair.
Then trembling come his little hands
Out through the dark and find your face,
lAs though by touch he understands
That he is in the safest place;
And so with fingers on your eheek
He sigha conteatedly to sleep
and you, you may not even speak, -
So very, very still you keep.
Sometime you, as a little child.
Shall fare into an unknown night
'And shall yearn for the stars that smiled
With all their soothing, drowsy light;
'And you, as little children do-'
May grope out through the darks of
'And sigh in peace to sleep, when you
At list have touched your father's face.
-Wilbur D. Nesbit, in the Chicago Even
MEASURE FOR MEASIIE
By MARY F. HURLEY.
.One glance at Benton's face told
hn Thornton that something un
tal was about to happen, butd with
Swateristic caution, he waited for
ed to intro ' e the subject.
"John, I wi& you'd do me a favor,"
began Fred abruptly, "and I promise
faithfully not to impose on your good
nature again. Aunt Sarah insists on
'my accompanying Miss Gordon and
herself this evening, and, of course,
that means that I can't take Marian to
the theatre as I intended, unless-"
"Unless by proxy," interposed
"Exactly, and if you'll only help me
out to-night, John, I'll never ask such
a thing of you again. You'll go?"
"Well-yes," answered Thornton,
reluctantly, "that is, if Marian sub
mits to your arrangement. You know
she was terribly 'put out' the other
time, and made no effort to conceal
"I must please Aunt Sarah, John,
and you know why." retorted Fred,
Irritably, "and you also know that
she disapproves of Marian."
"She wouldn't if she knew her,"
retorted Thornton, warmly. Then
.with assumed indiffere'nce, he said:
"Who is this Miss Gordon? De
"She's a New York girl, but I can't
describe her, John. She's dazzling."
Thornton looked quizzically at
Benton, then said, seriously:
"I hope you're not falling a victim
to Miss Gordon's charms. Fred. You 4
know what a susceptible fellow you
are. It would break Marian's heart<
if you should desert her."
"I hope I'm not such a brute,"
,Quickly retorted Fred, remembering I
*a pair of brown eyes, tender and
~bright, that had for some time held(
tim a willing captive, and vowing to
himself .that nothing would ever1
~make him false to Marian. Aloud I
he said: "See you later, and let you
know what Marian says."1
SAfter leaving Thornton's office, he
sent a hurried note of explanation to I
Marian, then settled down to his ac- 1
customed work. Reaching home ata
~last after a tiresome day he found
'Miss Gordon more fascinating than
ever. The evening was an enchanted
one, and Fred found his aunt's guest
i. As the days went by Marian re
ceived fewer calls and more and more
apologies, until, at last, they ceased
to be necessary. Fred did not allow
himself to think of his unmanly treat
ment of the girl who had been so
de'a.r to him, and was blind to all
future consequences. He also went
-less frequently to Thornton's office,
-for Thornton's evident disinclination]
to discuss Miss Gordon irritated him.
SOne afternoon, arriving home ear
lier than usual, he found Miss Gor
don at the piano, singing. Fascinat
ed, he stood in the doorway and
watched her, and she, catching sight
of him, nodded and smiled invitingly.
",Katherine, sweetheart," he said,
softly, going towards her.
Instantly, the friendly smile van
~and rising, she said in her cold
st and haughtiest tone:
"Did you speak to me,. Mr. Ben
Bewildered and intensely mortified,
.Fred left the room in a storm of in
dignant love. He resolved to return
to Marian and to forget the tantaliz
ing woman who had allured -himn from
love, friend and business.
That evening found him waiting
again in the little parlor where he
had so often waited before, and he
+ hoped that Marian was as miserably
.unhappy as himself. She was much
/ longer than usual in coming, and
.when she did come it was hard to
believe that she was the same Marian.
,The shy, trusting girl who used to
blush beneath his ardent gaze met
ihim to-night with a cold serenity more
galling than reproach. She treated
-him with such polite indifference that
the eloquent speech he had prepared
Aa +"" et~ on the mantel chimed
*. 8, she asked him to ex
eading an engagement.
Itoward the door, Fred
* st, and said:
e are not to part like
Let us forget the past
dear. You know you
-.-ove you, Fred Benton,"
re broe in Marian, emphatically.
"Since when, Marian?"
"Since I found you unworthy of
e also learned-to despise you."
"IsAthere no thought of the past
sufficiently powerful to make you
"None, Fred," she answered, sadly.
4.f "Remember that there are wrongs a
i I 'woman never has a memory tender
i I .enough to forgive. I could anever.
hands into his for a moment, them
quickly passed from'the room.
Fred Benton was extremely-humil.
lated. Neither Katherine Gordoz
nor Marian Richards had shown a
proper appreciation of his devotion.
When he reached home Katherine
was in one of her radiant moods, and
seemingly having forgotten her treat
ment of him a.few short hours before
took him into the most flattering de
gree of intimacy.
For the next few weeks all went
splendidly, and Fred's hopes ran
high. Day after day he resolved tc
put his fate to the test, and although
his hope was almost confidence, still
At last the desired opportunity ar
rived. . Katherine was sitting before
the open fire, gazing into the dancing
flames as If she would read her future
Inspired with a desperate courage,
Fred eloquently pleaded his eause.
As she listened, Katherine's face
wore an incredulous smile, which
gradually changed to a look of sor
"I'm sorry for you, she said in
answer, "but I'm engaged to Mr.
"To John Thornton!" exclaimed
Fred in astonishment. "I didn't know
that you knew each other."
"We met at Marian Richards'," re
plied Katherine calmly.
Fred looked at her in helpless be
"Marian was, and is, one of my
dearest friends," explained Kath
erine. "When her family left New
York, after her father's failure, ]
was away, and from that time until
I met her on the street here, shortly
fter my arrival, I had lost all trace
Df her. Sincb then I have been the
confidant of her joy and also of her
grief and disappointment. Knowing
our treatment of her, it is hardly
ecessary to tell you that, even were
[ free to do so, I would not care to
occupy a similar position."
"Is that all?" asked Fred bitterly.
"No," replied Katherine, as she
went towards the door. "Hereafter,
I'd advise you to follow the golden
ule in affairs of love as well as in
ffairs of business. "-Boston Post.
By HUGO MUNSTERBERG.
If we are sincere, we ought not to
averlook the fact that the scholar, as
much, .has no position in public opin
lon which corresponds to the value
Af 1s achievement, and to the mental
mergy which he needed for it. The
lreigner feels at once this difference
)etween the,Americans and the Eu
*opeans. The other day we mourned
:he death of Simon Newcomb. There
;eems to be a general agreement that
stronomy is the one science in which
tmerica has been in the first rank of
:he world, and that Newcomb was
he greatest American astronomer.
Eet his death did not bring the
ilightest ripple of excitement.
The death of the manager of the
rofessional baseball games inter
~sted the country by far more. Pub
ic opinion did not show the slightest
~onsciousness of an incomparable
oss at the hour when the nation's
reatest scholar closed his eyes. And
t I compare It with, that deep nation
1 mourning with which the whole
rerman nation ,grieved at the loss of
nen like Helmholtz or Mommsen or
Tirchow, and many another, the con
rast becomes most significant.
When the - president of Harvard
Jniversity closed his administrative
ork, the old Harvard students and
he whole- country enthusiastically
>rought to him the highest thanks
hich he so fully deserved. But
hen, the year before, William James
eft Harvard, the most famous
icholar who has worked in this Har
rard generation, the event passed by
ike a routine matter. At the com
nencement festivities every speaker
spoke of the departing administrative
>mcer, but no one thought of the
leparting scholar. And that exactly
expresses the general feeling.-The
Peddler to Peach King.
Down in the State of Georgia they
iave peach orchards where one can
Ialk a mile in a straight line and not
et beyond the end of a row of peach
rees. After the Civil War any one
:ould go through the same country
md see nothing but cornfields. Now
ore peaches are produced on the
eorgia soil than in any other portion
f the United States, with the possible
xception of California. This revolu
:on in hortiCulture was broughtabout
by a Connecticut Yankee. J. H. Hale
as a boy began his start in life by
yarrying fruit and truck in baskets to
Bartford,- Conn., and selling it from
douse to house. He finally accumu
ated enough money to plant a little
archard of his own in the suburbs of
Eartford on ground that people said
eas unfit for any crop. Hale thought
ifferently, and when his orchard
grew from an acre to over a hundred
ares and his income from the
peaches to thousands of dollars a
year, they realized that they had
"No, Alice," counsels the fond
mamma, "you should not marry Mr.
L~eftover. If you do you will regret
"Why, mamma? Because he is a
"Not exactly. But he will not make
a good husband."
"Why, mamma! Everybody knowe
that while his wife was alive he was
a shining model for all the: othe!
husbands in town. He never drank
smoked or swore; he never stayed
out late at night; he never danced
with any one but her-he was simpl3
"I know, my child- And I want tc
tell you that a man who has been helt
down that way during his first mar.
riage will know how to dodge suct
rules the second time. "-Life.
Too Near the Pole.
"Omit, if you please, the first verst
of the hymn," said the minister.
The congregation looked surprised
"It mentions 'Greenland's ic3
mountains,' " explained the minister
"We cannot afford to introduce inlt<
+ti neaceful ~atheringT em
d 'SCIENCE )
A powerful radio-telegraphy plai
has been contracted for by the'Na9
Department. This pla.t will be i
Washington, D. C., and will be gua:
anteed to transmit messages 300
miles across seas.
It is reported from France that
is proposed to manufacture fuel froi
peat under a new patented process i
the peaty district on the borders <
the Charente Infericure and Del
A nut that resists every attempt I
getting loose usually becomes mor
docile after it has been heated fc
several minutes. This can be dot
with a torch or by holding a piece c
hot iron against it for a little whil
This will cause the nut to expan
slightly and make it easier to com
It is reported that a series of wir
less telegraph stations are to be Ix
stalled in Siberia which will enab]
the War Department of Russia t
keep in communication with the eas1
ernmost parts of the empire. Thez
stations are to be large enough t
operate over a radius of a thousan
A substitute for gutta perchi
ebonite, celluloid, amber -and othe
insulators has been invented by DI
Bakeland, president of th9 America
Electro-Chemical Society, from whoi
it takes the name "bakelite." It I
produced through the condensatio
of formaldehyde and phenol. It I
said to be an electric insulator of tb
first rank, insoluble In all ordinar
dissolvents, and not melting at hig
temperatures. In chemical constitt
tion it closely resembles Japanes
lacquer, the composition of which ha
always been more or less of a my:
The carbonic acid of the atmos
phere offers problems that A. Krogl
a Danish physicist, believes to be c
great Importance. Twice as much c
this gas is found in the air of Greet
land as in that of temperate region
and, the excess seems to come froi
the deep sea, where It Is stored unde
pressure, but .the cause of this storag
and the exact place of origin are ui
known. The proportion of carboni
acid on the air at Kew has varied i
a series of five years from 2.43 to 3.6
parts in 10,000. It is greater in wit
ter than In summer, at high pressur
than when the barometer is low, an
is constantly changing. It is believe
that its fluctuations at certain part
of the year may have a decided beai
ing upon agriculture. Greater know]
edge may not enable us to regulat
the supply, but some day we may b
able to foretell the autumn crop
simply from our knowledge of th
proportion of carbonic acid durn:
some month or fortnight.
Westerners in the Battle of th
- By GEN. MORRIS SCHAFF.
All the flags save one' captures
from the enemy in the Wildernes
were taken by Western regiments
The Twenty-fourth Michigan capture<
the colors of .the Forty-eighth Vir
ginia, the Fifth Wisconsin those o
the Twenty-fifth, the Twentieth In
diana those of the Fifty-fifth, ?h
Seventh Indiana those of the Fiftiet)
Virginia, the Fifth Michigan those c
the Thirteenth North Carolina. Th'
Eighth Ohio and th'e Fourteenth In
diana retook Rickett's guns. Th
men from the West were probably na
braver, man for man, .than those o
the East; but I think their su,cces
was wholly because so many of th
men were woods wise. From thel
youth up, both by day and night, the:
had roamed through woods under al
sorts of sky and in all sorts c
weather, and so their depths had n<
terror for them; and so, like the!
enemies, they were at home 4n th
timber, and could make their wa:
through it almost as well by night a
by day. And I have often though
that perhaps It was this commoa
knowledge of the woods that gay
our Western armies so many vic
tories. A Confederate line comin
on or rising up suddenly and brealk
ing into their sharp, fierce yells, die
not greatly sirprise or set them quab
ing. And yet although all my boy
hood was passed in the grandly deei:
primeval forests of Ohio, I am fre
to own that I never heard tha
"Rebel" yell in the woods of Virgini;
that its old fields behind us did no
seem at once to become mightily at
.Insuring His Honesty.
A shrewd old Vermont farme
came into a lawyer's office the othe
day and proceeded to relate the cix
cumstances in a matter about whic:
he thought it would be profitable t
"go to law."
"You think I hey got a good case?
he finally asked.
"Very good, indeed!" the lawye
assured him. "You should certainl
"What would your fee be for .th
whole thing?" the old farmer asket
"Fifty dollars," was the proml)
The client pulled out an old wallei
extracted a roll of bills and counte
"Now," he said, "you hey got a:
you would get out of this case an3
how; so s'pose you tell me honesti
just what you think my chances c
winnin' a suit are? "--The Green Bai
Senator Taylor, of Tennessee, tell
of an old negro whose worthless so
was married secretly. The old ma
heard of it and asked the boy if h
was married. "I aint sayin' I ain't,
the boy replied.
"Now, you Rastus," stormed th
old man; "I ain't askin' you is yo
ain't; I is askin' you ain't you Is!"
I.A machine has been invented t
FOUGHT SHIP'S CREW
Chimpanzee Held Wang Foo
Dangling by His Queue In the
Lt For* Riggirg.
Six chimpanzees, part of a con
signment of 600 members of the Sim
I an tribe, were responsible for
wounds and scars exhibited by the
crew of the German steamship Tan
t nenfels, which arrived recently from
Calcutta and Colombo and docked at
n Pier 3, Bush Stores, South Brooklyn.
The monkeys were consigned to a
X local animal dealer, but, at the earn
est solicitation of Captain Lubke,
were laaded. at Boston, where the ves
sel put in last week, and such as are
e wanted in this city will be shipped
e' "Himmel!" exclaimed Captain
Lubke, "I want not such beasts on
my ship once more."
d Chief Engineer Newman nursed a
e badly lacerated wrist, which was
,gouged with a marlin spike wielded
by a three-foot chimpanzee after the
entire chimpanzee contingent had es
- caped from cages and attacked the
e Chinese cook.
o Wong Foo, the cook, who had suf
fered the painful indignity of being
e suspended in midair by his queue
o- held by a chimpanzee, e: citedly de
"Him no monkee; him big debbil!"
The trouble was precipitated the
L, night of April 13 in midocean and
r was due to the enmity of the six
chimpanzees for Wong Foo because
a he spilled a can of hot soup on the
a big leader.
s "It wpas about 7.30 o'clock, just
a after supper," said Engineer New
s man, "when we heard a scream, fol
e lowed by a flow of Chinese language.
y Crouched in the ratlines of the fore
b rigging was a chimpanzee tugging at
the end of Wong Foo's queue. The
e cook was lifted off his feet and was
s swinging clear of the deck, kicking at
i- the other five chimpanzees, which
were attacking his legs. The crew
rushed to the rescue; the chimpanzee
let go the Chinaman's pigtail and
, made aft toward the midship house.
f "Wong Foo ran for the fo'castle
f yelling like mad, chased by the Ave
chimpanzees, which were followed in
1, turn by the seamen. Joined by two
a of my firemen, Hubert Hansen and
r Hans Fels, we rushed for the big fel
e. low, which had taken refuge in the
bosun's locker. When we got inside
c we were suddenly attacked by the
11 infuriated animal, and in the semi
D darkness were completely at his
4 "He had seized a marlin spike, and
as I reached out to take it from him
I I got this dig in the right wrist. We
s were all glad to give him a free
passage out. He dashed through the
door and leaped into the sea.
"Meanwhile the ship's crew cap
5 tured the .others! They had escaped
s by tearing away a slat."
S A New Negro Empire Plan?
That Theodore Roosevelt, while ap
parently in Africa on a hunting expe
dition, killing tigers and fleas, is in
reality carefully investigating con
ditions to ascertain if it be not possi
ble and practicable to establish in the
jSoudan country a second empire of
Liberia, and thereby solve forever
the negro question of America, is the
-disclosure made by a United States
federal attorney in charge of a South
-ern district, who relates the supposed
secret plans of Roosevelt in all their
-details. The plan as revealed by the
Sformer President's confidant is to
1stake out a good section of the coun
try in the Soudan, north of the Congo
Free State and. west of German and
-British East Africa; hoist up the
SStars and Stripes at the four corners,
~have Uncle Sam declare a protector
ate, organize the native tribes into a
s suzerainty of the United States of
America, and then will come the ex
r patriation of the negroes from this
country to the new empire in the
heart of Africa. In the rounding out
fof the plan a wedge will be formed
by a nation under the control of the
r United States that will prevent the
expansion territorially or commercial
r 1y of Germany and will make the
United States a factor In the balance
tof power among the nations of Eu
1rope now struggling to retain and en
large their footholds in Africa.
William Buckey, in Leslie's Weekly.
-The Academy of Silence.
1It is written that among the various
schools of Grecian philosophy existed
one known as "The Academy of
~Silence," composed of 100 men, each
member pledged to the purpose of
the school. To them came one seek
ing aidmission. Their list of member
tship was closed and their head, calling
the would-be neophyte before the as
sembled audience, showed him with
- out a word an urn so filled with water
that not a single drop could be added.
r The neophyte, reading the message,
r bowed silently, started to withdraw,
but hesitated and returned. Picking
Sa petal from a flower, he dropped it
on the brimming bowl so dexterously
that it floated without dislodging the
'slightest particle of the liquid. The
membership of the academy of silence
r became 101.-Hollis Godfrey, in the
e The Courtship Gate.
WTe have been shown a design for
t an upholstered front gate, which
seems destined to become very popu
lar. The footboard is cushioned, and.
there is a warm soapstone on each
side, the inside being adjustable, so
that a short girl can bring her lips to
the line of any given moustache with
'out trouble. If the gate is occupied,
at 10.30 p. in., an iron hand extends
from one gate post, takes the young
man by the left ear, turns himI
around, aiid he is at once started to
s ward home by a steel foot. The girl
a can, if she likes, set this part at a
a later hour than 10.30.-Jones Coun
* ty (Ga.) News.
Warned in Time.
e "Hi, Bill; don't ;come down this
" adder; 'tisn't there."--Weekly Tele
With the comp1 tion of teBn
in the cho.
minutes, let pa
Select the lari
procure, cut off t.
seeds. Cover wi
water and let stan.
and cover with cold
The filling is made
bage, two tablespoon
horseradish, two tabl
minced onion, mace, nut.
ger, of each one-half teas.
full teaspoonful of cel
ground mustard and brov%.
Stuff the pepper, tie on to,
clean white twine, pack in a -
and cover with boiling vinegar.
er jars and pack away.-Indiana I
Butter a baking kettle or some
kind of an iron kettle and make a
pie crust and put into it, leaving a
small place just at the bottom of the
kettle without any crust. Then put
in some good apples, either quartered
or cored or sliced. Then lay in a few
strips of the crust and some more ap
ples, a good large cup of maple, syr
up, a few slices of salt pork, one
half cup of cider vinegar. Cover the
whole with pie crust and put a tight
cover on the kettle. Cook slowly
for three hours, being careful not
to scorch it. Serve with sweet cream
and maple sugar.-American Cooke
Peel and core tart apples; fill the
entres with seeded raisins, chopped
citron, a little lemon peel and sugar.
Place them in a baking pan and pour
over them one-half cupful of water.
Dust the apples with sugar and bake
them in a slow oven until tender;
sprinkle bread crumbs over the top,
dust again with sugar and allow them
to remain in the oven ten minutes
Mix one tablespoonful of flour with
one-half cupful of sugar, add grad
ually two cups of boiling water -
boil for one minute. Take f'
fire and pour slowly ove
beaten egg; add the
lemon and por
Scrapple is a most ..atable dish
and can be kept several weeks in cold
weather. Take the head, heart and
any lean scraps of pork, boil until
the flesh slips easily from the/bones;
remove the fat, gristle and bones,
then chop fine; set the liquor -in
which the meat was boiled aside un
til cold, take the cake of fat from
the surface and return to the fire;
when it boils put in the chopped
meat and season well with pepper
and salt. Let it boil again, then
thicken with corn meal as you would
n making ordinary corn mush by let
ting it slip through the fingers slow
ly to prevent lumps. Cook an hour,
stirring constantly at first, afterwards
putting back on the range in a posi
tion to boil gently. When done pour
in long square pan, not too deep, and
mould. Cut into slices when cold
and fry brown as you do mush.
If you have daughters teach them
to knit and spin,. and to keep the
Wet a towel in cold water, hang
in the open window. It will cool the
If you have a family and are not
very affluent, remember that a pin
a day is a groat a year.
If you lend a man or woman a
small sum, be sure to ask for it be
fore he or she forgets it.
Five cents' worth of whiting kept
in a bathroom closet is a chedp and
quick polisher of nickel fixings.
In cutting bread for sandwiches if
a hot instead of cold knife is used the
slices will be thinner and more easily
Old shoes make good slippers, and
ed not be denied the blacking
brush because they are old indoor
Do not put too much money in~
your children's pockets in going to
schol. It is sowing the seeds of
If oilcloth is given a coat of var
nish twice a year it wears longer, is
more easily kept clean and does not
lose the pattern.
A paste of thick starch and water
put on blood stains and allowed to
stand for a short time will remove
them when not too old.
A saucerful of lime placed in a
damp closet will act as a disinfectant
and absorb dampness. The lime
should be renewed once in two weeks
or as often as it slakes.
Bathing the feet in cool, salted
water, then shaking a teaspoonful of
talcum powder in each shoe, will be
found a great relief for hot, tired
feet, caused by too much standing or
Gather all the rose petals you can;
dry in the sun, then add a little
ground cinnamon. "'~ ~~ nut
farms begin - r
better aspect. j:.A
fences renewed, be
es and farm mackL
cured, and the farm
farms take on an- atmos -.
ttrift and prosperity. It n be
putting It too strongly to' a
the means for this adlv- -
comes from the saving mad .
keting the crop. A small fa
have of crops which he .se -
tons to take to- rarket-HI
may amount to six tonsna
ty-six tons in all, fo'r :aYear
average distance of ~nine.
twenty-five cents per ton per
cost will be $81 for the:mar
th year. It can be readily
when good roads ari .
and a half of this ani"D'
good deal of paint ca
to 0. .
. .iding of highways --
..41 must always be .gi - 1
., economy of administ
rhere is a tendency on -the p
me newspapers throughout d
cntry to criticise this depart nc
fthe work, but they rarely give
fient data for the fnirnditionz - -
rliable statistics. '
A recent publik a thx.
certain State a ne exam.' *.
ton made from t ~ . ed
period of one-- --
svey that only si
propriation was . - E
nthe roads, the C-.
presenting the ..-tLt?
pervison." Thi - ':."*11- " i'
trely out of prope-. pr -- 0 ' - 7
tlal road makers AS e-m
often per cent. ;- -
n amount equvt -. ..
cnt. to cover the expen':a of engi Under ozd~ ~r*~ s- p
eering, supeirvision and all Incidental pocketssav D
expenses, including wear and. tear: on ne )U-I2~ ' ' 'r~est
lant, interest, insurance, taxes, elt r hisan
n work done under direct super.P -t83C '~s ea2~
ision, instead of by contract, the ele- i''
ment of profit is, of course, elimis t
ted, as are the other items of weart e *"ofe'e
d tear on plant; and such :.-filei~* as"~
ental items as the salaes of the ez~ d~l ~ ~ ~ a pliee
eutive officer and the employes of t' *
te office, should be covered by tenr a hc e u
pr cent., at most, of the appropri- ei' 4
t seems to be the concensus' of 4 ~
inlon among engineers. that .th"
ombined cost of engineering and~. nd
ministration In general work in the
ostruction of roads, should not er
eed fifteen per .cent.-Good Roads-'
Cats Watchig Sparrows.
Every afternoon just before -t
lght a row of cats of all ages, stages -.
gauges, breeds, tribes and then a few -
oher kinds thrown In to sort of-even- Sn. O5tIP
up the balance of things, can be seen
Inthe yard next to St. Andrew's -
Church, at Eighth and Shipley streets. . -
All of them are squeezed as closet to
the wall of the church building as
they can get, and there they lie in
wait for sparrows which. Infest the sotd -
reeping vines that grow all-over the boY~Ii. - eui
wall of the church on the south side. pse e~otg
Every moment or so.some luckless I notdroof-TtB
sarrow alights too near the ground fOpof-l
rchirps too loud, and some cat Im
tvnan beforeth ird an Th15eport has reached]
fom under the leaves it is cat food. -three' of the sailors getting
oetimes as many as twenty cats or ,more' properly speaking,
cnbsenin a row watching for sl ," during the storm whf
hirbevening meal of birds.--WUl .0t Mi.inissippi River a'f
News. ago.Along with the old
mingofl____________d,~as Captain H. C. P
Oxalic Acid Costly. ' the pilots who steered th
-st injurious thing which coss ifoRla to Memppis, who
ers a big lot of money-4 have suffered greatly from
of oxalic acid in borne. .ess when the craft was,
1 -the visiting wisker- the turbulent waters of "0
.es a small bia of Sailors who have been
- - -A grip or maybe for years to life on the hi
- Ory COSt, erthree table-- among those who su
- ~rml -ow dop put churning which the ste
exreney O make river's bosom.>.For-~~
. per to those old timers, who
'~to scout at th'e -ideak
-I~.rwere unable to appeax
i. .a their dniti
e'i ~ ~ , eis zst cc