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1 stand and wntch the waning moon.
Dip down Into the vlolols sea,
I Tlie wide, wlds sen, whore ono I tsus
A Mttlo boot adrift from mo,
. JAolRhted it with wondrous hopes
, And hourly prayed that It might ride
Thro' weary days and adverse winds
Unharmed, across the wrecking tide.
TU tnany e. weary day slnco then,
' v And still my bark Is out at sea, -Jly
bonny boat, for which I wait,
Tho fair boat I'to named "To Bo.
Ball on, O llttlo bark, sail on,
Make haste across tho shining sea,
Spread out your sails to fav'rlujj winds.
unng a lair cargo homo to mo.
Hopo whispers oft what will you bring,
"ni" mi luiuneii, rroprs verified,
Ambition's highest flights attained,
Kaught that I -wish shall be denied.
THE SON OF THE SHEIK.
Tho smoll o! tho warm sllmo on th
.IclHTe ltfvor and tho sweot hCRVy,
nd stakcutng odor that cxhalod Into
tho unsponkablo hoat ot tho dosort nlr
from tho bundles ol dead nnd scorchod
water-reeds Is with mo yot; also tho
eight of tho long Btrotch of dry mud
bnnfc, rising by shallow nnd baroiy
3orcoptlblo degrees to tho edgo of tho
dctcrt sands, and thus disclosod by tho
sluinkago of tho Jclltlo during tho hot
And in tho midst of it all wo.
iow "wo," broadly and gonorallv
f peaking, uoro tho small right wing
t General Pawtrot's division of tho
frlcnn sorvlco: speaking less broadly
and less gonerally, "wo" wore tho nd-vnnco-gunrd
of said division; nnd.
speaking In Iho narrowest and most
particular senso' "wo" wcro tho party
of trnr-corroapondeuts.spoclnls. extras.
Jirtlsts, etc., who woro accompanying
mid ndvnnco-guard of said wing of
said army of said sorvlco for reasons
heroin to bo sot forth.
As tho long, flat, black scow of tho
voinraissanai wont crawling up tho
torpid river with tho ndvaneo-guurd
struggling along upon tho right, vd"
l.iy on tho deck under tho shndow of
tho scow's awning and talkod nnd
1 forget now what had lod up to it,
l)ut Ponscarino had said that tho Arabs
wcro patriotic, when Bab Axioua Cut
in tud said something which I shall
vqpeat as soon as I havo told you about
liab Azzoun himself.
Brlofly, then, Uab Azzoun had been
born twenty-nlno years boforo this
time, at Tlomcon. of Kabylo paronts
his papa was a sholk had boon
transplanted to Franco at Iho ago of
ton, and had flourished thoro in n truly
Tcmarkablo mannor. Ho had Graduat
ed fifth from PoU technique; be had
written books that had boon "oourron
nccs par l'Acadcmio;" ho had bocomo
naturallzod;ho had been prominent in
Jiolitlcs no ono can cut a wido swath
In Paris in anything without hitting
Hgainst la politique; ho had ocoupiod
important positions in two ombasslos
iio was a diplomat of no mean uuali
tics; ho had lots of Influenco; ho drossod
in faultloss French fashion; ho had
owned Crusador; ho had lost money on
him; ho had applied to tho goverrpont
for tho ofllco of -Souschof des bureaux
Arabesdansl'Oran," in order to re
coup; ho hod obtained It; ho had como
on with "us." and was now on4hls his
first visit to his fathorland since his
tenth year, on his way to his post.
And when Ponscarino had spokon
thus about tho patriotism of tho Arabs,
Uab Azzoun mndo him nniwnr; ..t,
Arabs aro not sufficiently cducatod to
bo truo patriots."
"Bah!" said Santandcr. "a man does
not requiro to bo oducatod In order to
bo a patriot. Ana indoed. tho rudest
nations havo .over been tho most do
"V03," Baid Bab Azzoun, -but it is
m?,rTOW and acr? solflsh patriot.
'I can't sco that, "put In Ponscarino;
. "a patriot is llko an ogg-ho is olthor
good or bad. '1 hero is no such thing
as a ood enough ogg'; thoro is no
tuch thing as a yood enough patriot'
if a man Is ono at all ho Is a per
foctone," . r
I ngroo, " answered Bab Acttmn-
rf ,.Ut.sut Vun no moroor less
narrow. Listen nnd I will oxtrtain"
ho raised himsolf from tho deck on
his clbov nnd gestured with tho am
ber mouth-pieco of his chibouk in
.looking backward upon tho gradual
development of patriotism in tho minds
of monsinco tho days whon they first
began to band together, jou can soo
It pass through five very distinct
stages. Patriotism, first, was but
lovo of family of paronts and kin
drcd; but. thon as tho family grows and
expands into tho trlbo. it inn
merely a largo family becomes tho
object of affection, of patrlotlo dovo
tion. This Is tho socond stago. In
tho third stago, tho trlbo haa sought
protoctlon behind tho inclosuro of
walls. It is tho ago of cities; patriot
Ism Is tho dovotlon to tho city. In
, tho noxt porlod, patriotism means nf
Xoctlon for tho state, forlho country,
for tho province; whllo wo of to-day
. form tho latest, but not tho last, link
of tho lengthening chain by honoring
loving, and dosorvlng tho country
nbovo all considerations, lm thv nf
tribe, or town, or tenuio. Yet I do
not bollovo this to bo tho last, tho
highest, tho noblost form of patriotism.
"No," said Uab Azzoun. "this dovol
opment shall go on, over expanding,
over mounting, until, carried upon
Its topmost crest, wo attain to that
hoight, from which wo can look down
tipon tho wot Id as our country, hu
inanity ns our countrymon. and ho
shall bo tho best patriot who Is tho
"Afc-b, Jichtrel" exclaimed Santan
dor, listlessly, throwing a cushion at
Uab Azzoun'u head; "va te couclter.
It's too hot to thoorizo; you'ro oither a
great philosopher, Bab. or a large
sized" ho lootfcdTithimovor tho rim of
his glass bo.'oro concluding "idiot."
Jiut uab Azzoun had gono on talk
ing In tho meanwhile, and now fin
ished with "and so you must not blame
mo, If, looking upon them" (ho meant
tho Arabs) "and theirs, In this light,
I find this African campaign a sorry
'business for Franco to bo engaged in
'a vasi and torrlblo government tor-
irorizing into submission a hordo of
half-starvod fanatics. " ho yawned, "all
of which is very bad very bad bah!
glvo mo somo moro kouscoitssow.
Wo wcro aroused by tho sudden
Btoppago of tho scow.
, A detachment of "Zephyrs, " near
us on tho right bank, scrambled
together in n hollow square. A bat
talion of Coulouglls, with haiks and
birnov: rtppWwAttfoa by us at a
llop. and ne Twenty-Third Chas
jrottW 'd'Afrlquo in tho front lino hnltod
at a "oarry" oa tho crest of a sand
ridge, whloh hid tho horizon from
sight; tho still, hot hit ol the Sahara
was suddonly pervaded with somo
thing that roused Us to our feet In an
instant Bantander whipped' out his
ovor-rcady sketoh-bodk and began
blocking in tho Iandscapo and posl
tlon of th6 roops, whllo Thovonot
saatehed his noto book and stylo
graph." Instantly, sdmewhfo disqulotlngly
near, an Avtfnt. or rathor n. whirl of
tvMUS lhat rushed nnd writhed them-
solves togothor Into a qulvorlng twazo
of dizzying coraplpxitjS suddonly
evolved nnd wWonod llko tho fierce,
quick tfpBhlng of eomo vast scroll, nnd
Ibcro woro ilgzng hurrylngs to nnd
fro nnd a surging heavenward vt a.
torront of nolsoa trolls Ul mon nnd
nolsos of ftrtl, nolsos of horses and
noirtS of arms noises that hustled
Uorcoly upward nbovo tho brown mas
and olosod togothor in tho dosort air,
blondlng or joining ono with another,
joining nnd separating trunltlng nnd
dividing; noises lhat rattled; nolbos
that chuikod; nolsos that boomed, or
isnrllled, or thundored, or quavered;
nnd one-well-known nolso that, at
rogular intervals, wiw dominant ovor
all as of mighty flood of planks and
boards falling from sohia vust ilolght
upon tho oarth bttnurtth. And thon
came slghA 6l bluo-gray tremulous cur
tains out whethor of smoko or dust,
I could not say tumbling and billow
Ing, bellying out with tho hot Wracst
broath of tho b.ittle-diffion that rngo'l
within, and Whoso outermost fringes
were- torn by serrated fllos of fiiuhlnir
stoel and wavering lanks of red.
And this was all at first. I know
wo had boon attacked and that bohlnd
thoso boiling smoko-blllowe, somo
whoro and omohow, though r!tactly
how nud where 1 could Udt loll, mon
lnfutlnlod Into bchsts, woro grappling
and BtrUScllnz. each man with v.
ory slnow on tho strain, honestly striv
ing to kill his follow.
And now wo woro in tho midst of a
hollow squaro of our soldiory, yot how
wo catno thcro I cannot recall, though
I romombfr trivial onough ns it was
that tho water of tho Jollflo niado
my clothos honvy and clinging and
uncomfortable romembor this, al
though a mortal fear sat upon mo of
being shot down by somo of our own
frenzlod soldiers. And thon camo
that awful rlbCrtlckInir nrossuro. a
from soffio outward unseen cause, tho
squaro was thrown back upon itsolf.
Tho smoll of sweat, of horessaild mon.
tho odor of the pOWdor smoke, tho
blinding, suffocating, stupefying
clouds of dust tho horriblo fear
greater than all others of boing
pushod down boncath thoso thousands
of trampling foot, tho terrlblo pitch of
oxcltomont that sickens and weakens,
tho momoutary consciousness van
ishing as soon ns folt that this was
what mon called "war," and that wo
woro experiencing tho storn realily of
what wo had so ofton rend,
I looked at Bab Azzoun; ho vas
standing nt tho gunwalo of tho scow
somohow wo wore back on tho scow
again with an unloadod pistol in his
hand. Ho was watching tho battle on
tho bank. Ills nostrils oulvsrod. nml
ho shifted his foot exactly llko an ex
cited thorough-bred. On a sudden,, a
trooper of tho Eleventh Cuirasslors
camo spinning round nnd round out of
tho brown of tho battle eulpifif? up
blood, nnd pished, whoezing. faco
aownwnrus, into tho soft oozo whero
tho river licked at tho bank, raising
ruddy bubbles in tho samo as ho blow
his llfo-brcath Into it, nnd raking it
into gridiron patterns as his quivering,
blue fingers closed into fists. Instant
ly afterward camo a mighty rush across
tho river beneath our vory bows. For-ty-odd
cuirassiers burst Into it, fol
lowed by eighty or a hundred Kabylos.
I can recall just how tho horso-hoofs
rattled oa tho saucor-llko cakes of dry
mud and flung thorn up in countless
fragments behind thorn. Thoy wero a
lino sight, those Kabyles, with their
fierce, rod horses, their dazzling white
bournvtis, their long. thin, murderous
rlfle-barrols. thundering nnd splashing
past, whllo from tho wholo mass of
them, from undortho shadow Df evoiy
white haik, from ovory black-boarded
lip, was rolling thoir wnr-cry: "Allah,
Whnt long dormant recollections
stlrrod in Bab Azzoun at this old bat-tlo-shout!
As ho faced them now, ho
was no longer tho cold, cynical boulo
vardior of tho morning. lie looked as
ho must havo looked whon ho played
a six-year-old boy about tho foot of tho
horses In his fathers black tont. Ho
saw tho long linos of tho douars of his
nativo homo; ho saw tho camols nnd
tho caravan crnwling townrd tho sun
sot; ho saw tho womon grinding tnoal;
no Baw nis lamer, tno boarded sheik;
ho saw tho Arab horsemen riding down
to battlo; ho saw tho palra-broad
spear-points nnd tho bluo yataghan.
Ho was no longer tho Parlsien, tho
'product of civilization." tho tuco
pioblom." In nn Instnnt of tlmo all
tho long years of culture and educa
tion woro ns a garment stripped away.
Unco moro ho stood aiyl stoppod tho
Kabylo. And with these recolloctlons,
his long-forgottcn nativo speech camo
rushing to his tongue, and in ono long,
shrill, exultant cry. ho nnsworod his
countrymen in their own language:
"Allnh-11-Allah Mohammed ressoul
Ho passed mo at a bound, icapod
from tho scow upon tho back of a
riderless horse, and, mingling with tho
band of tho Kabyles, sped out of sight.
And that was tho last I ovor saw of
Bab Azzoun Tho Argonaut
A Cure for Cobra FoUonlng.
It Is woll known that about 25,000
pcoplo aro killed ovory year in India
by wild beasts nnd roptiles, tho larger
number falling victims to poispnous
snakes. It -was recently discovered
that tho injection of permanganate of
potash was a speciflo cure for cobra
poisoning. Tho govornraent dlscusso'd
tho project of furnishing tho natives
with hypodermic syringes and a quan
tity of permanganate of potash, but
tho scheme had to bo rejected becauso
it was found that it would entail an
expense of 120,000,000.
Decreasing In Value.
It appears that the Dutch East In
dies are much loss prosperous than
formerly. On account of bad seasons
nnd deficient harvests tho coffoo plan
tations have ceased to yield tho great
crops of previous years, and It seoms
to bo impossiblo to find a crop which
can readily bo nubetltuted for coffee.
GREAT APES OF BORNEO.
INTERESTING PACTS ABOUT
A.bIe-Bodlel dranjr-Aatmlr Wfea Lite la
Trset It Takii $no Men to
H bftdot One Their rooullt
o Mslbod ofrightlnr.
Mv nnminttWfttiAA .!!, AH i...
eea cnlofly mado in Borneo," said
Prof. A. Ward, tho famous natut-nl
soionco colloctor of Rochoster, to a
Washington Star robortor tba HilW
day. "That irrdal tslimrl u th ,nm
W tlio orang which Is tho most arbor,
oal of all monkoys. Tho animals llvo
In troes nltogothor, rarely, If over,
visiting tho ground. It takfls two"
good markshieu td shBot ono, becnusa
IHoy Codgo around tho trunks. They
do all tholr fighting aloft; and it U
great fun to soo them drop tio arm
fuls of fruit thoy havo gathorod In con.
tests for Its possession. They uro
plontiful In tho low lands near tho
const 11 Is rat'dly' that anybody von
Idros into the interior, becauso there
tho hoad-huntlng natives prowl.
Among thom oaeh man Is required to
havo secured n head before ho is por
mlUod to marry, and oa this account
tho ydUrlj' goritldnlotl savages ard cdri.
tinlially lpdklni nb'ddt for somobody
18 kill. This makes travollng disa
greoablo. "Ono of tho most noticeable features
of tho Iandscapo of Borneo 1 tile nosts
nfnrimn Ifcll l.l'. i, 1. .1 -, .
Ik M- ''MliA ttlU ouuuuxuu uuuui
thickly among the tall treos. From
tholr numbor ono might got a greatly
oxaggoratod impression of the plontl-
miness oi tno spocios, unless it woro
understood how and for what purpose
incso roosting piacos aro constructed.
Tho beasts nro greatly annoyed by
flies; ffotn which thoy aid al)13 td pYd
hict tho iFdnt part of their bodies with
tholr hands, but thoy cannot koop the
vicious insocts from biting them m tho
rear, and so they gathor a quantity ol
leavos and branchos and make them
into couches to roposo against among
ho boughs. A protection of this sort
wryes vorj" Well for a while but ilro
bblly its material begins to decompose
and tho decaying leavos attract the
files, which the orang is so anxious to
got rid of. Thon he is obliged to
mako another nest of fresh stuff, and
so ho may requiro dozens of thom in
tho courso of a year. Inasmuch as he
dods not talto tho troublo to remove
tho old onos. thoy remain to adorn the
troo top In which hd swings about
'Orangs havo a vory curious moth,
od of fighting. In thoir conflict
among thomselvos, which aro frequent
their oflort is nlways to soizo tho fin
gers o'f thoir adversaries and bito
thom. A vory beautiful group of
those animals at tho National Museum,
mounted by Mr. Hornaday, admirably
Illustrates a typical oncountorof tho
sort It Is owing to this method of
battle that It Is almost Impossiblo to
procure a skid which doe not lack
admo of tho Angora. If defending
Itsolf against a man tho beast will
always attempt to grab tho arms of his
human opponent so as to chow off his
fingers. For this purposo its jaw Is
excellently adapted, bolng enormously
powerful and oqulppod with lareo in.
'Tho favorite food of tho orang is
tho 'durion' fruit which is, porhnpj,
tho most delicious in tho world, unit
ing, its it doos, tho flavors of tho
peach, tho pear, and tho strawborry.
Llko most things nearly perfect how
ovor, this fruit has a drawback
namely, that it leaves a taste in tho
mouth tho noxt day after it is eaten
which Is moro abominablo than can
olthor bo described or conceived. To
protect Itsolf from the rain tho oraig
croo'rf3 its arms over its head. Tho
hair on tho orang's uppor arm points
downward, whllo on tho lower arm It
points upward, tho apparent -purposo
boing to shed tho rain liko a thai eh
when tho nttitudo I havo doscribod Is
"Tho other great apo which makes
Its homo In Borneo. Is tho gibbon,
whloh Is a small animal compared
with tho orang, wolghlng only about
lorty or mty pounds, it Is very frail
in Its bodily mako-up. Tho head is
sot squarely upon tho shoulders, and
It looks upward. Whon walklnt? on
tho ground It balancos Itsolf along llko
a walker on tho tight rope. Its ro
markablopoworof grasp and doxtcrity
in using its hands is equally with tho
shapo of its cranium an indox ol its
suporior Intelligence, porhaps becauso
It is ablo to tako hold of a greater
number of things and oxnmino thom.
Tho gibbon h a natural acrobat Its
trapozo performances In trees aro
"Tho animals go In droves, whetcas
orangs llvo by families, nnd ono of the
most interesting spectacles imaginablo
Is to seo a troop of thom crossing a
great gap in tho forost by throning
thomselvos in succession through tho
air, each ono taking a swing or two to
gathor momontum boforo launching
himsolf. So great is tholr agility that
In oxocuting feats of this sort they
seem liko birds.
"Natives In tho countries inhabited
by great apos regard thom alwnyii as
human bolngs of Inferior typos, nnd it
is for this reason that for a long tlno
it was found Impossiblo to got holl of
an cntiro gorilla skin, becauso tho
savagos considered it religiously no
cossary to cut off tho hands and foot
of tho animals whon thoy killed thsm,
just as thoy do with tholr enemies,
possibly for tho purposo of rendering
thom harmless in caso thoy should by
any chanco como to llfo again."
Iloktou Girl Libeled.
"If you doslro to be real swell In
polite circles you must novor speak of
tho sterner sex ns men or gontlomon,"
sold ono who is up and up in all tho
latest fads to mo. "Hnvcn't you hoard
what Miss Blank, just from Boston,
"Listen to hor," and I did listen ind
this is what I hoard:' "Oh, what a
2070 of a party this is. Thero aro so
many males hero this evening. Tho
inalos of Louisville aro so nice. I
haven't soon so many males togothor
before for three fortnights."
All of this occurred at a very small
party, and tho young woman who starts
tho fashion gots it straight from Itoa
con street Boston. So it is all right
young ladles. Honco forth, boys, you
are not men, you are males. Louisville
A TVdman'a Jtcason.
' Man moro consistent than woman!
Oh no, Sir Peter, Look at my husband!
In all thlagij ho nuts his sister beioro
1 hia took my brother! In all
twngs ho puts nls wiro boforo his sister!
Whon in both cases It ought to bo ex
actly tho rovers! Now did you ovor
huor anything so absurdly contradictor
ry in all your life?" Scrap!
A FRENCH QENERAU
Doth AroU Fhot Off tlv l!rT'
Wants to Faes tbe Enemy.
Rccontly thoro dlod In Franco a gen
oral of tho army of tho republic irbo
had mado himself famous by brarory
in battlo and by liofolo Endurance oi
Buffering, says tho Youth's Companion.
He had been wounded In several en
gagomonts boforo ho ontorod, at the
head of his regiment for ho was then
a coloriol tho battlo of Sodan.
A t'otilUsholl struck hltri, exploded,
and toro off both his arms. Hd tdlu
tho story of what followed in these
simple, words, without it will bo seen,
any reforonco to his physical suffering:
"I was off my horso anfl ray arteries
were cut Our army was In retroat
Two soldiers passed and saw mo. I
was perfectly conscious and I called tho
" 'Boys,' I said to thom, "como and
tako ray watch and my pockotbook. I
Bhould rather they'd go to my country
mdri than to tho Prussians,
"Aftdr thfiy had ddnd sd I asked
theni to braca mo dp against thd hedge5;
with my faco to tho enemy, and then"
Thoy db'jdotei but I said, -it will
rd&ke, perhaps, ten minutes' dllferencd
in tho length of my life. What doos
that amount to? Thank you, boys
now run along!'
"Thoy soated mo with my baclc
against tho hodgo and loft me. I was
growing weakor, my blood was flow
ing in abundance. Howover, tho flosh,
Or tho thickening of tho blood, soomed
prosoritly td otbri thd ttrterle?. I had
no notion of fainting.
"Presently I hoard footsteps bohlnd
mo. It was ray two soldiers como
" Wo can't loavo you so. colonol,'
thy said. I'horo's an nmbulanco
ovor thoro. Wo'ro going to carry you
"In spite of my refusals tlioy picked
mo up and finally left mo ma little
hut Tho surgeon came, hastily
dressed my wounds and rodo away at
a gallop. Thon I was forgotten for
thirty-six hours; and I did not dlo. I
was fearfully thirsty, and I could not
keep off tho swarming III03 with my
"At last 1 was taken away iri ah am
bulance, with six companions picked
up on tho road. All six of theso died,
but I did not I was takon to Bolgium,
and lay for months in a hospital there
botwecn life and death, and then came
back to France."
This man, honored with tho rank
nnd tltlo of general, llvod moro than
twenty yoar3 amid tho pralso and ad
miration of his countrymen. Uishoro
Ism had well earnod thom.
MARVELS OF SCIENCE.
Mexico bos a rock that serves as a
weather prophet by changing color with
ovory approaching chango in tho weather
Brown university follows Harvard in
opening a side door to women. They may
toko examinations, and tbey may receive
"certificates of their attainments'' by no-j
A velocity as high as 2,837 feet per sec
ond has been attalnod by a projectile from
a rapld-flro gun. This is at tho rato of
l.SCS miles an hour. It is tho highest vo
locity yet recorded.
At TValtham a slnglo pound ot stool
costing 50 cents is manufactured into 100,
000 screws, which are worth 311. They
look about lite iron filings, and it needs a
microscope to distinguish them as screws.
The works of watches aro now plated
with palladium, which is a whiter, lighter
nnd moro fusiblo metal than platinum.
About one seventeenth of a grain of pal
ladium will, by electrical doposltlon, coat
tho works of an ordinary watch.
Four different mountain peaks in Idaho
are from 13 to 23 feet lower, by actual
measurement, than they wero fifteen years
ago, and it is behoved that this settling is
going on with many others. The idea is
that quicksands hao undermined them.
Tho great Lick telesedpo reveals about
100,000,000 ot stars, nnd overy one of
them is a sun, theoretically and by anal
ogy giving 1'ght nnd heat to its piano ts;
this telcscopo roveals stars so small that It
would require 30,000 of them to bo visible
to the caked oye.
A Now York clergyman has married
over 13,000 couples and received over SCO
000 wtdding fees.
i A company to socuro tobacco planters
against loss by hail is ono of tho latest
schemes in Connecticut.
Tho railway mail service began on Au
gust "3, 1804, whon postal cars were run
on tho Chicago nnd Northwestern road
from Chicago to Galena.
A Iluntiugton, Conn , woman plcrcod
her ears with common brass pins, and loft
them in so tho holes would not close up.
Tho pins corroded, and tho woman is now
ill with cryslpolas.
A Lancaster, Pa , clerk guessed to tho
second tho timo (six hours, twenty-four
minutes and ten seconds) in which acandlo
ould burn out, and thereby wou a prize,
cffeicd by a local buslnoss man.
Dr. Conccpctou Alolxandro has tho hon
or of being tho first woman appointed to
any ofllcial post in Bpnln..- Bho has re
cently boon mado n member of tho staff
of tho Hospital do la 1'rlncess in Madrid.
A courageous resident of llcno, Va ,
being bitten on tho finger by a copporhead
snake, instantly choppod tho member off,
and then walked to tho doctor and had tho
wound dressed. Ho believes his hasty
action snvod his llfo.
Iilaukets aro loaned to tho poor, during
tho winter months free or cost, by a kind
heaitcJ citizen in Brunswick, Germany.
Ihoy aro stamped to pro vent them being
sold or pawned, and thoy aro returned at
tho close of tho cold weather.
Thu nows comes from Berlin that Dr.
Engels has discovered in Africa a remedy
for blood poisoning caused by the bit 03 of
snakes and rabid dogs. This romody is
the "wild growing black noblo palm."
It is stated that SOO negroes bitten by
poisonous snakes wero treated with tho
extract ot tho palm and 437 wcro cured in
fl vo days.
A singular business announcement over
a certain London photograph gallery is:
"Misfit photographs for sale." This, it is
said, brings many customers. Mothers
forlnstanco, who havo llttlo children, often
buy pictures of children with long hair
when tho hair of their loved ones has not
grown, and send them round to friends at
The Maine coast dwellers have peculiar
remedies ot tholr own for all sorts of dis
eases, and among them that prescribed as
a sure cure for cancer by an ancient mar
iner ot Harptwell is tho queerest This
old salt declares that a poultice made
from a piece of the belly of a No. S mack
erel will draw any cancer out by tho roots.
A. No. 1 mackerel, ho says, is too fat, aad
a No. S it not fat enough. '
rHE DELSARTIAN FAD.
DOES IT TEND TO IMMODESTY
Hit) Old Question of DIar Women
ntdo Asirldd Como Up Again
nose Coghlun'a Acting Liable to
Start tho Crnzcj
Roso Coghlan looks so mightily
fcrottv and so daintllv graceful in her
hew play that thcro Is a fair prospect
that the coming winter will seo tho
fashionablo ladles of New York riding
Istride. Mis Coghlan pranced about
the stago horseback, holding her place
So firmly and without apparent etfori
'hat women are beginning to think
diat, after all, thero isn't anything so
ccrribly immodest in riding a horse
Do not blinddcr and do not shriclc
if courso many things aro permitted
upon the stage that wnuld bo frowned
j pou in real life. Ballet dancing,
tights, lence-britches ond war paint
ire Accessary and every-dny stago prop
erties, 1ut that does notmalco them
popular on tlld strict.
But with tho riding-habit It is differ
ent. Jt really is. A woman who can
ride horseback uoon a side saddle is
almost a nove ty among her acquaint
ances. If you do not belicvo this pro
pose the subject to a party of women,
and one after another will mournfully
egret that she cannot keep her seat in
ho saddid becauso the position tires
!.. . M.nt dirt 1.Artnna nrnmnfd. and
that her side v. ill acha for days after
the effort And so it is that equestrian
ism for women is so uncommon that a
woman on horsoback always causes
people to turn and glvo hor a second
Miss Coghlan and other graceful
riders claim that if somo compromise
could bo found between the present
conventional woman's riding habit and
tho suit which is Worn by a man tho
stylo would iramcdIaUly becomo pop
ular, and would "take" that is, if
ono or tno leaders of fashion would
start out with it Just look at this
woman as she sits on her horse. Is
there anything more immodest in it
than there would bo If fcho wero seated
on a side saddlo with her skirt dravtZ1
so tightly as to reveal every line of her
German women generally ride in this
way. So do the Mexicans, tho Rouman
ians and tho Austrlans.
The picture here given was taken at
the last bone show in Berlin, and tho
costumo was worn by a young Mexi
can lady. Tho Dodico is made in the
usual jacket shapo and the looso sldrt
is divided up the front and back. It is
pjovided with buttons so that it can
bo opened or closed at wllL
When the rider wishes to dismount
and walk sho can button up her skirt,
front and back, and it appears liko an
ordinary street costume. During the
bharpest gallop it covers and drapes
her limbs, and should she mount and
dismount ever so awkwardly tho ap
pearance Is decent liencath the folds of
the sldrt aro wide cloth or velvet
trousers. High top boots aro worn
with them and a small round felt hat
or a high beaver.
At the most fashionable ridlncr
Fchool in rew lork eicht women were
found who signified their willingness
to go for a canter In tho park in such a
habit. But alas, when tho timo came
for tho start they wero not bold
enough to sally forth.
HE WAS A BA.RON
lint Itevcrsc Had Irlieit Hint to
Driving Street Cars.
Hundreds of street-car conductors
and dr.vcrs gathered at tho morgue of
tho general hospital on tho morning of
July 20, according to tho Vlennn Press,
to attend tno funeral of their lato
comrade, Car-Driver Erwin Baron Frey
von Schocnstoin, tho last malo mem
ber of a very noble family.
The heavily-draped hearse, drawn
by four horses, was quite in contrast
with tho simplo mourners who fol
lowed it and tho costly metal casket in
which tho remains rested, hidden un
der many costly floral gifts.
When Baron Schoenstcin becamo of
ago he inherited several million florins
ond big estates, which ho squandered
in riotous living nnd speculation.
Everything gono ho resigned his com
mission as first-lieutenant in tho Dra
goons, and when confronted by poverty
ho did not resort to tho pistol, but took
a moro phllobophlo view of lifo and ac
cepted a position as supervisor of the
street railways. Once In a while when
brought into contact in a business way
with thoso who in former years wero
only too glad to toady to him, the
baron became offensive to such a de
gree tnat at last his employers found
themselves obliged to reduco him to
tbe rank of car-driver.
This position ho filled with military
punctuality, and only onco in a while,
when ho received a small remittance
from somo relative, did he absent him
self long enough to spend It.
Tho Baron's widow and her brother,
a captain in tho dragoons, attended
tlio funeral, tho expenses of which
wero defrayed by a well-known Vien
na Countess. Herr von Turban, the
director of tho Tramway company,
and several prom'nent officials attended
DELUSIONS IN A MADHOUSE.
A Yonnz Woman -folio Fancies
la an Operatic; Singer.
Crazy pcoplo are a funny1 lot,'1 "aid
a young gentleman to a reporter", ''I
havo a friend who Js warden of tho
asylum," he continued, "and I was
out there last Sunday. They showed
mo thrc-ufh all tho wards, and wnilo
some of the cases wcro absolutely pit
iful thero wcro others that wrre de
cidedly humorous. Thero is one
young woman out there" who is as
pretty tts a peach, saucy little retrousse
nose, big black eyes, a cnrly
bang, pretty month, and dlvim llttlo
figure. Sho is only insane on one point
bho thinks she is Marie Jensen, and to
that end Insists upon dressing as tho
operatic singer did in tho 'Oolah.' Sho
picked up her unlquo costumo bit by
bit. made part of It, begged part of It,
nnd had part of it given to hor. She
insisted on arraying herself in it on
what sho is pleased to think itato-oc-casions,
and so long as sho isn t inter
fered with Is as cane, to all appear
ances, as anybody. I was walking
through tho ward with the warlcn and
ho called out: 'Miss .lanseil, como
here! They say yor.'ro all dressed up
"She came, a dainty llttlo thing la
b!a;ic velvet knickerbockers, long slllc
stockings, a plaited front skirt, a black
velvet jacket, and a Itnot of red ribbon
at her throat. Sho was as pretty as a
picturo and gushed most charmingly
when I was Introduced to her. I asked
her about the costume.
" 'Oh. I mado it nearly all myself,'
she said. 'I havo plenty of timo now
that I'm not on tho road, and tho pco
plo havo very klndlv furnished mc with
tho material and somo of tho things I
couldn't make. Isn't it pretty?'
"I said it was very pretty. 'This
piece of ribbon.' she continued, 'Dr.
gave mc. He's such a lively f:l-
low. Do you know him? I think h 's
almost ns handsome as you are.'
" 'Here, here, said tho warden,
'what's this? I thought jou wcro so
awfully in love with Dr. , naming
one of the other attendants.
'Well, what of it? You mean old
thing! You don't need discourage this
yonntrman if I were, do you? And
cry much displeased Miss Jansen
skipped aw ay to be seen no more."
BILLY M'ULORY TALKS.
He Writes for a ISenr York l'aporon
tlie Leading" Topics.
Billy McGlory, "tho worst man in
New York," is not so bad after all. At
least such would bo the impression of
ono reading a recent article, con
tributed by him to tho New Yorh
World. Very few people could guess
Billy's politics, although ho has kept a
low saloon dlvo all his lifo and was
himself born in a saloon, he believes
m the abolition of the liquor Unfile.
"Had it not been for the liquor busi
ness," ho says, "1 would not now bo
known as tho worst man In New York.
1 might be president of the United
States." He reads all tho newspapers,
is well up in politics. "I grew very
tired tho other evening at a speech
mado in a socialistic meeting. Tho
speaker roared at the S50.000 Vander
bilt ball, whllo he was living on bread.
Why did he mako mo tired.
"Because where did that 810,000 go?
Why, it went to pay tho docorators
who strung tho roses on tho wall, tho
peoplo who raised the roses; it wont 10
the musicians, to tbe confectioners; it
went to the dressmakers who made tho
ladies costumes, to the gas companies
and their helpers who furnished the
lignt. It went right to tho very peoplo
woo wero 'kicking.' Tho more money
spent the bettor for everybody."
LITTLE ZINTKE LANUN.
An Indian Girl Dabr That 'War
Found at Wounded Knee,
On the first through train which ar
rived at Denver, Col., over the new
Rock Island route the other dav were
a party of editors from Des Moines,
Council Bluffs, Omaha, Lincoln, Bea
trice and Fairbury. Thoy breakfasted
at the Albany and were entertained by
tho Governor and Mayor.
In tho party is a fiftccn-months-old
Indian baby, which was found upon
tho battlefield of Wounded Kneo after
the defeat of tho Sioux by United
States troops. It has been adopted by
Mrs. Colby and was christened Zlntko
Lanuni, which means in tho Sioux
tonguo tho waif of tho field of Wounded
Knee. It was on tho fourth day after
tho battlo that tho child was found
besido its dead mother. Its feet and
ono sido of its face wcro frozen. It
was given in caro of an Indian
woman to nurse and soon showed
no traco ot its exposure and
suffering. Mrs. Colby obtained per
mission to ndopt tho child, but she was
hidden by the Indians and it was only
by dint of bribery that its whereabouts
was discovered. Tlio Indians wero
given orders on tho post-trader and
wnilo tncy were malting purcnascs sno
was smuggled out of camp and drives
to the nearest railway station, nnd
thenco taken to Beatrice, Neb.
Mrs. Colby has legally adopted the
child and proposes to educate her and
train her to a useful life.
She is a bright child, very observing
and quite mischievous. Her especial
delight is a pony or horse, and she will
coo away in her baby fashion at sight
of one, and seems not to show the
least fear, but will clinch her fingers
In a horse's mane and laugh with de
light iSho is tho pet of the editorial
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The AriZJJia Cattle Co
Eange( San PranoIsoJ MouXitaiiis,
Ear marks, slit in escli ear: horses and nmlef
Alright hip; lnoroanAloale(tehonldr. l'.O
addreu, Flasstalf, Ariz. JOUN Y. 11B0ADE3.
Horses with this brand
are the property of thl
ltange, San Francisco
F. O. address. ChaL
McMillan 4 goouwin.
T brand on right side ot nose. Evres. crop In
riitht and split in each ear; wther. crop in latl
snd oil split in nach ear. Hinge, thre mill's
aorth nt Flagstaff. F. O. address, FlacsUff,.
Horses and mnlcs
branded as abore on
the left thigh beloig
to the undersigned.
ltange on Btone
man'a Lake and Mo
AEIZONA LUMBER 00.
branded as Lo
cal. Cattle numbered consecntlrel on left cheek.'
BIUNNEN, FINME & BBANNEN.
Cattle branded as In1
cut on left side, nn-J
derslope in both ears,
dewlap cnt upwards. 1
Ear marks, sawtll in
left and swallow fort
in right. ,
Pott office address.
Flagstaff, Tarapai Co,
Othr rattle ) "TITI A11 Increase
jrandU, 3 I I branded into
Horses branded oa
the left tboalder. ,
Range from Ash'
creek to the summit
ot the Alogollon
JAS. L. BLACK.
Hange.elght and one.
halt miles southwest!
of Flagstaff. I
Cattle an branded atf
in cnt; ear marks, un-.
derbit in each ears
horses with same ironA
on left thigh.
BABBITT BROS. ,
Po'tofSce address, Flag-.
nance, Clark s vaner,!
Mogolion mountains. I
Brand as above cut. )
All josng stock brand.
ed on both aidee, with'
wallow fork and on-i
derbit in each ear; also
own tho folio inp
the aide of animal
Boot, T, a II, anrwhere on;
Boot cattle, road tirand W
Dn right side; cattle, ote on right side; horsa!
brand, a O.
JAB. A. VAIL.
Range eight mile
rootheaat ot Flagstaff,
Cattle branded J V
on left ribs; earmarks,
square cut on right
ear, OTor slops on left
l'ontoffico w Id rem, Flagstaff, Arizona.
none and mnle brand on left hip as shown in
cnt. .bheep-ees, hole in loft ear and apllt in
the right: wethers, reverse that of ewes; rams
brandnd 1 on horn. Range near Mormon I.nkn.
Jlorollou Mountains. 1'ostoUlce address, Flag.
Flagstaff, A. T.
Rnoge, 8sn Francis.
All raillo branded n
in cut aro tho propi rly
ot the undersigned,
nnd nlso nil r.ittls
branded with bar is.
GZOEOZ V. OACE,
Cat tie boarin g hrn 1
its in cut nnd swallow
fork in each er b
long to the nnd'r.
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