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An Vtidian Prince's Hunting Camp,
In the Century H. W. Seton-Karr
tells of his experiences "After Big
Game ir- Africa and India." In India
the author -was the guest of an Indian
prince, the Maharaja of Kueh Behar,
and he thus describes the latter's hunt
As \re approached it between the
patches of cultivation round the clus
ter of grass huts which constituted the
village of Simlagori, the fires, tents
and lights in all directions and the
dark figures of crowds of servants
made it appear like a military encamp
ment. A native sentry kept guard
over the Maharaja's tent, which was
placed somewhat at one side. In the
middle of the camp rose a large diniug
tent, and the tents which were in
tended for the guests wore placed in a
row on each side of the camp. Each of
these tents -was a large double-roofed
structure of about twenty feet by
eighteen, internal measurement, sup
ported on two massive bamboo up
rights and a cross-bar; a space behind,
between the inner and the outer wall,
formed a bathroom, which was sup
plied with a large tin bath and an elab
orate wash-stand. The floor of my
tent was covered with a thick carpet;
the bedstead was of wood, with clean
white pillows and sheets, colored
blankets and mosquito-uct. There
were convenient pockets in the gay
lining of the tent, aud two arm-chairs,
a table aud a large lamp completed the
furniture. The tents of the other
guests were equally comfortable, and
the name of each of us was neatly
printed on a placard hung outside in
order to assist us in recognizing our
respective tents, the external apj^ear
ance being exactly the same. On tho
carpet where a portion of the roof of
the diuing-tent projected, so as to form
a kind of open shelter, were a table
with tea-servieo and some arm-chairs.
During the three weeks that the camp
continued dinner was usually at eight,
as we generally returned on the ele
phants from the jungle at five or six, in
time for afternoon tea and a comforta
ble warm bath. Dinner was neatly
served by a crowd of the Maharaja's
barefooted, white-robed attendants.
In India it is considered a mark of re
spect for a servant, on entering an
apartment, to leave his sandals at tho
Justice-You admit taking the
Prisoner-Yes, your honor- but
hut-it was the same make your honor
Justice-What has that to do with
Prisoner-Your honor will under-1
stand what a temptation it -was to a
man who knows that it is the best
make in the market.-Puck.
A Fire-Act Tragedy.
I. -Jones poisons his wife's cat.
II. -He professes deep sorrow at its
III. -He offers a ?10 reward for its
IV. -Numerous animals are brought
V. -Mrs. Jones identifies one.
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A New Family Discovered In Africa Which
Can Scarcely Be Seen.
Dr. J. W. Gregory, of the Natural
History Museum, of London, reports
the discovery of a family of African
monkeys that adds another curiosity
to fhe wonders of the zoos, provided
they are fortunato enough to obtain
specimens. These monkeys are found
in certain districts of East Africa, and
pass most of their time in the dense
forests clothing Mount Kilima Njvro
and other districts of that sections.
The black stemmed trees in which
they make their homes ave thickly
draped with gray beard moss or lichen,
which reaches for several feet below
the boughs. As the monkeys hang
from the branches Dr. Gregory says
that they so closely resemble the
lichen that he found it impossible to
recognize them even when only a short
These monkeys ave known to the
natives of certnin districts of East
Africa by the name of guereza. They
belong to the group of thumbless apes
which ave restricted to the African
continent, where they take the pl ace
ol tho langurs, or sacred apes, of In
dia and other Oriental countries.
From the other thumbless apes the
guerezas, or the species to winch that
name properly applies, a"e distin
guished by their long, silky, black and
white coats, which are much sought
after by the natives of Africa as arti
cles of their Bcaniy costume and for
purposes of decoration.
In the typical Abyssinian guereza
the greater part of the fur of the body
and limbs is of a deep, shining black,
but from the shoulders there depends
a mantle of long, white, silky hair, ex
tending down each side and meeting
on the lower part of the back, so as to
hang clown over the sides of the body
as well as over the hips and thighs.
The terminal third of thc tail is also
clothed with long white hairs. Strik
ingly handsome as is this species it is
excelled in this respect by the East
African guereza-the one met with by
Dr. Gregory-in which the base of the
tail alone is black, the whole of thc
remainder of that appendage being
developed into a magnificent white
brush, which may be compared to an
Indian chowri or fly whisk.
Black and white is a type of colora
tion so conspicuous and at the same
time so rare among the larger mam
mals, that whenever it occurs we may
be sure it is developed for some special
purpose, although, unless we have au
opportunity of seeing the animals in
their native haunts it is almost impos
sible to divine what that purpose may
It is met with elsewhere in the ze
bras and also in thc remarkable parti
colored bear of Thibet. Although the
former animals are conspicuous enough
in a stall at the Zoo, ov when stuffed
in a museum, travellers tell us that
when seen in the haze of an African
desert their black and white stripes
fade at a very short distance to an al
most invisible gray. This may oven
be observed in a hot summer when the'
j grass is burned brown in some of the
I private English parks where several of
these beautiful animals are allowed to
roam at will during the summer
Dr. Gregory's observations have
fully solved thc problem of the use of
the remarkable coloration of the guer
ezas, which has so long puzzled the
brains of naturalists. Decisive evi
dence is apparent that tho black and
white coloration of these animals pro
tects them by a close resemblance Lo
j their inanimate surroundings. There
! are, however, certain smaller animals
j with a similar tyjie of coloration in
j which the startling contrast of black
' and white seems to be for the purpose
? of rendering them conspicuous, and as
some at least of these creatures ave
endowed with a most disgusting odor,
theiv conspicuousness has been re
garded as warning other animals from
attacking them.-New York Herald.
Cila Monsters Venomous.
Professor John Van Denbnrg deliv
ered RH interesting lecture at the
Academy of Sciences, San Francisco,
recently, upon tho Gila monster. He
"It has become a common supposi
tion for years," said the lecturer,
! "that the bite of a Gila monster was
as poisonous as thai of a rattlesnake,
but many of the scientists denied this.
Numerous eminent scientific men
stated that from actual experience they
had demonstrated that the bite was
harmless. Om? of these (Dr. Schu
i fevt) had himself been bilton by one
' of the reptiles, and, besides the pain
i occasioned by the ordinary Idte of KI:
animal, no iii results followed."
The lecturer i hen stated, says thc
San Francisco Call, that he had dem
onstrated that the saliva of the Oila
monster was poisonous. Its bite
would in almost every case cause
; death, if the teeth of the lower jaw
penetrated the skin, lt was the up
per jaw of the reptile w indi sank into
the llesh of Dr. Schilfert, and as thc
secretion of thc glands of lae upper
jaw was harmless, tho doctor lived.
The speaker said that he had in
jected the saliva of both thc upper and
lower glands into pigeons, and in
every case where that from the lower
jaw was injected the victim had died
in a short time. He showed why so
many animals which ave bitten by tho
poisonous reptilo live. The duels
which leads from tho gland", to tho
mouth open between the lower lip and
thc gum. For the saliva to enter a
wound it must bo forced up fvom tho
lip to tho teeth, and thence into the
wound. Thus it i* hard for tho poi
sonous fluid to reach the blood, even if
the victim is bitten by the lower
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Financier-A Man of Ills Word. Etc.
Cook cracks our china, chips our glass,
And I will bet a dime
She is tho porsonago who mado
Thc famous nick of Time.
"They are not very thick, then?"
"No; I faucv they see through each
AI y rosco Privileges.
"I like those street pianos."
"Strange taste! Why?"
"I ?'an run away from them."-Chi
Warding Him O.t.
Tolliver-"Can yon let me have $10
for a week, old man?"
Duero-"What weak old mau?"
The Author (proudly)-"I wrote
that dialect story in two months."
Penelope-"That's nothing. I read
it in six.'"-Truth.
Time For H!-n io Go.
Ho-"Do you have any trouble
She-"Not at all. I can scarcely
keep awake now."-Detroit Free
Proof of Her Value.
"Woman," said the lecturer, "is
"Yes," interrupted a thoughtful
mau in a rear seat; "nioner talks."
The Only One.
"Is there an instance ou record
where a circle has been squared?"
"Oh, yes; I've heard of a mau get
ting nu nll-roun<\ square meal at
Getting Ont of Danger.
"Well-well-it is sad to see pedes
trianism watling into a lost art."
"Lost art! Not much; since the
advent of wheels and trolley cars the
human race is twice as nimble as it
used to bc."
"What makes you think Smoothly
is au experienced fisherman?"
"Because he is one of the most
natural and artistic liars I have ever
had the pleasure of meeting."-De
troit Free Press.
A Man of His Word.
Student-"This time I shall have to
owe you my rent."
Landlady-"That is what you said
the last time."
Student-"Weil, didn't I keep my
A Born Flnnnclcr.
Dawkins-"If you had all the money,
Bil!, you could possibly ever desire,
what would 3'ou do with it?"
Ki I sam-"Do with it? Why, I'd
invest, it somewhere where it would
double itself."-Boston Transcript.
Grappling With Difficulties.
Caddy-"Have you played much
golf, ye! ?" .
Liu ks-"Oh, dear, no! I expect
to be ready to play in another year.
This year I am giving to a study of the
things yon use in the game."-Boston
"I understand their engagement has
"Yes. She says she was deceived.
Ho had only six century runs to his
credit instead of sixteen, and as sho
had fourteen herself he Avas clearly
out of her class."-Chicago Post.
TI?e Bet?rt. Sufficient.
"Well, little chap," said the stranger
in thc family, picking up one of tho
children, "what arc you going to bc
when you're a mau?"
"Nuffin'," said the child.
"Nothing? Why so?" ftsked tho
"Because," said the child, "I'm a
A Lowering Trorcis.
"You see, it was this way: They
were all three so dead in love with her
and all so eligiblo that to settle the
matter she agreed lo marry the one
who should guess nearest to her age."
"And did she?"
"I don't know. I know she married
thc one who guessed the lowest."
"I'll have the law on Jobbins, if
there is any way to do so," said tho
"What has Jobbins done?" asked
the placid janitor.
"The infernal scoundrel has mixed
so much sand with that last lot of clay
that we can't make mustard of it at nil."
Bacon-"Have you seen Sprocket
"He's a sight. Face all cut, arm in
sling and walks larne."
"How did he do it, on his bi
"Xo; if he could have stayed on the
bicycle he'd have been all right."
What Ho Was Good For.
"Why do they keep that old man
around here?" inquired tho porter's
friend, superciliously, observing an
aged individual in shirt sleeves, who
r;ac scribbling at a desk.
"What's he good for?"
"Good for about $3,00", OOO, you
chump," replied Dennis, scornfully.
"That's the old mau."
And such are the "eccentricities of
our language that the friend under
stood without more words.-Washing
Echo Used to Measure Distance.
A most interesting method of em
ploying the echo of a sound has been
devised for the location of the carriers
which sometimes lodge in the under
ground pneumatic tubes. Knowing
that sound travels at a speed of, rough
ly, 1100 feet per second, and knowing
the time r< ensured in thousandths ol' u
second between the firing ot a pistol
shot in tho conduit aud the arriving ol
the echo at tho out bl of the tube, a
simple calculation gives thc exact loca
tion of the obstruction. The means
of five experiments in the recent test
gave 2793 seconds, and when the
sound velocity was corrected for air
temperature" the obstruction was locat
ed at 1537 feet from tho instrument,
which was thc exact location.-Science.
"Slutmuing" in the Last End ol
London has bren revivad as a fashion
able amusemeut, and the arrangements
for personally conducted trips are man
aged by au agencv. .
Electricity has been adopted as the
motive power of the machinery con
nected with the drainage system ol
The normal temperature of man
is about 98i degrees; of the snail, 70;
oyster, 82; porpoise, 100; rat, cat and
ox, 102; sheep, 101; hog, 105; chicken,
Dr. Lombroso found that the skulls
of Italian criminals had ten per cent,
less than the usual capacity. Dr.
Bordier found the reverse condition in
Our souses do not fall asleep simul
taneously. Tho eyelids are'tirst af
fected, and shut out sight; next fol
lows the sense of taste, then smelling,
hearing and touch, the last-named be
ing the lightest sleeper, and most
France has a dialect society, the so
ci?t? des parlers do France, whose
president ia M. Gaston Paris, of the
Academio Francaise, which is collect
ing legsnds and songs in all parts ol
France by means of the phonograph.
"The longest unsupported telegraph
wire," says Cosmos, "is in Switzer
land. It crosses in one span the Lake
of Wallenstedt in the canton of St.
Gall, and was put up by the Swiss
telephone burean. Its extremities are
fastened to two iron towers 2100 me
tres (7872) feet apart. In the lowest
part this conductor is forty metres
(131 feet) above tho water level of thc
lake. Tho line is of ? excellent steel
and only two millimetres (one and one
half inch) in diameter."
Many spiders use their rope-niaking
power in seizing their prey. They
not only stab a:id poison their victim,
but tie it. winjc and leg rapidly throwing
over it coil after coil of sticky ligament
which soon not only makes it helpless,
but converts it into a mummy,
thoroughly wrapped and not only easy
to ca-ry, but put up for preservation
should th3 spider not desirj an imme
The insect effects its breathing, not,
as men and animals do, by the lungs,
but through openings in all sides of
the body. It has an intricate system
of tubes running through all parts of
its person, through which the air is
brought in contact with the legs,
wings, and so on. These tubes are
each protected by delicate membranes.
lu the fly there exist certain air
pouches, in addition to the tubes,
which serve as reservoirs of air.
lu a paper on tho sailing flight of
birds read in the British Association,
Mr. G. H. Byan pointed out that the
support of a bird indefinitely in the
air without flapping its wings is ap
parently contrary to the law of the
conservation of energy, and must be
due to either upward air currents,
variation of wind velocity with alti
tude, variation of wind velocity with
time, or the presence of vortices in thc
air. In the discussion of these the
ories, each of which was considered,
the author expressed the opinion that
birds in flight ave often carried up by
a si.te gust of wind, and that this is
one of tho causes of the phenomena
presented by the sailing bird.
Chain ot Human Bone*.
Cyrus O. Thornton, a farmer living
a few miles out of Bolivar, has au odd
watch chaim It is made of human
bones. The chain consists of eight
links, eauh a trifle more than an inch
long, connected by plated rings. The
chain is about ten inches long, and has
been highly polished by years of wear
and glistens like ivory.
Thornton secured the chain at Peters
burg, Va., in 1861. Ho was a mem
ber of Company E, Fiftieth New York
Engineers. A member of the Twenty
first New York Infantry made two
chaim while confined in Libby Prison,
and on his release met Thornton and
sold him the chain for S-JO in green
backs. Thornton has forgotten the
maker's name. The bones were taken
from amputated anns and legs, and it
required eighteeu months' time to
carve out the chains. For many j'ears
after h*j came home from the war
Thornton wore tho chain every day, ,
but fur several years he has worn it
only on Memorial Day and at Grand
Army reunions. Some of his neigh
bors once laughed at the idea of the
bones being taken from human bodies,
and ha se?it- the chain to a surgeon,
who examined it and pronounced it to
be of haman bones.-Full Biver (Mass.)
One Cent l>uc Mr, Cleveland.
There is a balance of one cent du?
Grover Cleveland as President of the
United States on the records of tho
Treasury Department awaiting his
signature for payment. "When thc
outgoing President was paid his last
month's salary there was still a frac
tion due, and in the hurry and change
of Administration the matter was over
looked until too late to receive thc
If at the expiration of three years
the amount has not been drawn, it
will bo returned io the United States
Treasury and become legally dead, or
"covered in," according to tho term
used in such instances, and can never
be recovered, unless a special claim is
instituted against the Government and
tho wear and tear of a special appro
priation gone through with, thc same
as any other appropriation is passed.
Under no consideration can thc amount
be paid from an appropriation or sur
plus already in existence.
A special warrant is required for the
payment of the salary of the Chief Ex
ecutive, while.lesser officials and clerks
are paid by check on the Treasury that
can be cashed at any National bank.
Washington dispatch to the Pittsburg
Weeding a Cotton Field.
It is told of a Florida farmer not
far from Tallahassee that ho ha3 de
vised an ingenious scheme by which
he has relegated the hoe and the cot
ton sweep to desuetude. The cotton
planter it is said, know that geese
will not touch the cotton plant, but
like very much the tender grass that
is the bane of the cotton patch. This
farmer noticed that, his geese kept
part of bis patch free from grass, but
wouldn't go near other parts of it, and
be found that they went only where
there was drinking water. He hit
upon the idea of equipping each goose
with a gord, which 'he rilled with water
and cut a slit in, so that any one
goose might drink from this little
trough susponded from tho neck of
its fellow. Then bc turned the geese
loo?o in bis eotion field, and they
cleared it of ali grass.
A I>o>; Wlli|IH lill Alligator.
Thai a dog may best an alligator
appears by the experience of tha Hon.
D. B. Stuart, of Victoria, Fla. His ;
dog was swimming in a lake there, i
when Mr. Stuart, sec''- ; a 'gator com-1
ing, called to the dog l?> come ushoi'e. |
Thc dog started, but the alligator was
gaining, when tho d?.}g turned and
seized it. Both wont down, but the
dog came up unbanned, and thc alli* j
salor with a lacerated lower iaw,
WORDS OF WISDOM.
He that takes no holiday hastens a
No sin is so little that it may not be
ome the soul's master.
Language fails to paint a woman as
he eyes of a lover sees her.
If you want to know the value of
aoney go try to borrow some.
A sack of flour unceremoniously
lumped in the cheerless house of a
>oor and needy family, will carry more
olid oomfort to a hungry stomach than
i lot of eloquent sermons.
No quality will ever get a man more
riends than a sincere admiration of
he qualities of others. It indicates
generosity of nature, frankness, cor
Iiality and cheerful recognition of
I cannot praise a fugitive and clois
;ered virtue, unexercised anti un
oreathed, that never sallies out and
jees her adversary, but slinks out of
:he race* .when that immortal garland
s to be run for, not without dust and
Finish every day aud be clone with
it. You have done what yon could.
Some blunders and absurdities, no
loubt, crept in; forget them as soon
is you eau. To-morrow is a new day;
begin it well and serenely, and with
too high a'spirit to be cumbered with
pour old nonsense. This day is all
that is good and fair. It is too dear,
with its hopes and invitations, to waste
i moment on tho yesterdays.-The
ltcraarkahle Telegraphic Feat.
"I think the public has not thor
oughly appreciated the fact that the
telegraphic work done in connection
with, the international chess contest
between members of Congress and the
British Parliament was iu a number of
respects the most remark.il>le feat of
skill ever accomplished in the history
of telegraphing, "'said Mr. 31. Marean,
Manager of the Western Union Tele
graph Company, to a Star reporter to
day. "It took on an average only fif
teen seconds to transmit the moves
between Washington aud London.
During the two days of the game not
a single telegraphic mistake was made,
and the overland and cable service was
without other thau momentary inter
ruption. The line ran from Washing
ton to Heart's Content, Nova Scotia,
over the Western Union system, thence
by the Western Union and Anglo
American Cable Company to Valencia,
Ireland'; thence to the House of Parlia
ment. Six operators were engaged in
the work, one at each end of the three
lines. When preparation was being
made for the match it was questioned
whether moves could be telegraphed
as rapidly as fifteen per hour. The
Bervice given demonstrated that there
might have been 100 moves au hour, so
far as their transmission over the ocean
was concerned. Of course, abbrevia
tions were used, and no timo was lost
in sending either addresses or signa
Lord Nelson's Human I Vi lou -Iii ?>.
Captain Malian, in his "Life of
Nelson," just pttblished, claims the
following as an original story showing
the inherent kindness of the great
sailor. The fleet letters had just been
sent off, when Nelson saw a midship
man come up and speak to Lieutenant
Pasco, the signal officer, who, upon
hearing what was saul, stamped his
foot in evident vexation and uttered
an exclamation.. The Admiral, of
whose nearness Pasoo wr.s unaware,
called him and asked what was the
"Nothing that need trouble your
lordship, " was the reply,
"You are not the man to lose your
temper for nothing," rejoined Nelson.
"What was it?'* ?
"Well,, if you must know, my lord, I
will tell you. You see that coxswain?"
poiuting to one of the most exacting
of the petty officers, "We have not a
better man on board the Victoria, and
tho message which put me out was
this. I.was told that he was so busy
receiving and getting oft' the mailbags
that he forgot to drop his own letter
into one of them, and he has just dis
covered it in his pocket!"
"Hoist the signal to bring her
back," was Nelson's instant commaud.
"Who knows that he may not fall in
action to-morrow? His letter shall
go with the rest." And the dispatch
vessel was brought back for that alone.
A Call for "Smith's Onion Report."
"I wanted greatly," said Congress
man Williams, of Mississippi, "to find
a certain Government publication for a
constituent of mine, who wrote me an
especially urgent request to get lt for
him. He said ho had long wanted a
copy of a pamphlet called 'Smith's
Onion Report,' but had not been able
to secure one. Of course it must be
an Agricultural Depart meut publica
tion and I tried to secure it by writing
to the department. I found there were
plenty of documents prepared by
Smith, but nothing relating to onions.
I sent him a sackful of literature at
Uncle Sam's expenre, but there was
no treatise on the succulent and teur
compelling onion. I was sad, for this
was a friend that I really wanted to
"Well, in due course of time I gota
thankful letter. It was all right about
the work on onions. In fact, it was
all a mistake on the part of my con
stituent. What he had written for
was a 'Smithsonian report, ' but he had
failed to divide the word properly,
putting tho first five letters at the end
of a lino and the last five at tbe begin
ning of another."-Washington Path
An E?lclont Salesman.
Imagine a clerk trying to sell au
article to his own ''boss" and actually
accomplishiug it and winning au in
oreaseof salary as a reward! Tbat is
what happened recently in one of the
branch stores of Lipton, the great
English grocer and provision dealer.
He h??. so niauy clerks that some of
them do not know him by sight. It
was one of tb.ese lattor who called Mr.
Lipton's attention to a fine specimen
of poultry as he was walking through
ono of his stores, and the clerk was so
earnest and adroit iu extolling his
wares that finally the customer ordered
it to be sent to his residence.
When the address was given the
energetio clerk, and he found that he
had been pressing the goods upon his
own employer, he nearly had a fit,
but soon recovered upon being in
formed that his assiduity had earned
him an increase of poy.-Merchauts'
During the last twenty-eight years
Harvard University has received cash
gifts amounting to 87,839,703.38. Add
ing to this the value of land gifts and
buildings, the whole foots up to $9,
.209,703.38, or an average ol' ?5328,918
a year. Ii tho benefactions of Har
vard continuo in thc samo proportion
during thc next twenty-five years, thc
institution will hold property in excess
of ?20,000,000:-Harvard Gradu?tes '
'** AS YE METE.
"Hit 'im a welt, Jim. There! that's right.
Git there, lazy-bones! Here we go!
Thought ye could sna?e it up if yo tried,
If the hill is a leetle bare o' snow.
What d'ye s'pose I keep ye fur?
Pretty pulr!-a solderSn' me.
Put on tho whip, Jim, good an' thick.
What do ye lag fur? Git there! Geo!"
Bright little Jim on the toppling load,
Catches his lessons, quickly, too;
Swings his lash with a childish vim,
Brings it down with ft loud halloo.
"Git up, 'azy bones! Git dare, now!"
Lashing and slashing with nil his might,
"Learning to drive," and his father stands.
Laughing aloud ut tho funny sight. 1 ;^
Years roll away, as the years all do,
Father is "grandpa," old and pray,
Pottering round the house at Jim's,"
Made to feel ho is in the way.
Working hard with his fecblo'hands,
Toiling at burdens beyond his strength.
"Work if you eat. No laggards here,"'
Is what ho hears from Jim at length.
"As ye measure, so unto you
Shall bo measured tho ?ame again;
Eye for an eye, and tooth for a tooth,"
Pieadetli the law in accents plain.
Mills of tho gods, that grind each day.
May grind slowly; they grind full sure.
Yo who oppress a sulTerin<; life.
Must the oppressor's fate endure.
-Mary Morrison, In Our Animal Friends.
PITH AND POINT.
Bingers-"And were you married
on time?" Giugers-"Oh, no; I had
to pay the parson cash."-Yonkers
"I hear she is so reduced in circum
stances that she has gone out to work."
"What a cruel falsehood! She har.
gone out as a domestic."-Detroit
Dr. Pray-"If they smite thee on
one cheek, turn the other." Aller
mode-"That's out of date. You
mean if they pull one leg extend the
Bass-"Was that baby talk your
wife was talking as I came in?'" Fogg
-"That was mother talk. No baby I
ever saw indulged in such gibberish.""
Old Gent-"If I am not mistaken,
sir, I saw you kiss my daughter iu the
parlor last night." Freddy Flyppe
"That's all right, sir; I'll forgive you
"Your hair is alwa3's so handsomely
dressed, fraulein. You must devote a
great deal of attention to it." "Yes, I
must confess my head is my chief
Brother Tom-"Cheer up, Bobbie;
I'se got good news fer yer. De doc
tor told mom it wos noomonia wot yer
sick wid an' dat she dasn't give yer a
bath fer a month."-Judge.
Miss Yellowleaf-"Yes, I have ha l
my picture taken once a year every
year of my life." Miss Youugbud
"How did you manage before photog
raphy was invented?"-Puck.
Ethel-"I saw Count Hardupski
last evening." Cousin Tom-"Does
he talk as brokenly as ever?" Ethel
"My! yes. I beard him ask pa to loan
him $10 before he left."-Judge.
Teacher (angrily) - "Wby didn't
you answer my question, Bobby?"
His Brother Tommy (answering for
him)-"Please, sir, he's got a peper
mint in his speech."-London Tit
Bill-"And what did the old mau
say when you asked for his daughter?"
.Till-"Ordered me to leave the house."
"And what did yon say?" "I asked
him if he took me for a house-mover. "
Teacher (conducting review in
geography)-"How is the surface of
the earth divided?" Smart Boy
"Into one-fourth land and three
fourths water-'ceptiu' the Chicago
River, which is about half au' half."
"That brute," said the iudignaut
buyer, "balked for three hours tho
first time I took him out." "Well,"
said the seller, as he chewed a straw,
"I told you he was a horse of wonder
ful staying ability, didn't I?"-In
"George Pugsley called on me last
evening." "That little fellow who
stutters? Why, he's stupid." "Not
a bit of it. He entertained us for
more than an hour."' "How?" Try
ing to name the Sandwich Islands."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Victoria Christened From a Golden Font.
James Cassidy writes of thc "Girl
hood Days cf England's Queen" for
St. Nicholas. Mr. Cassidy says of
When the child was a few months
old she was christened; and the chris?
iug was a very grand affair. No com
mon marble or stone font was used; a
gold font was thought necessary. And
so a gold font was brought from tho
Tower of London, where it had been
kept for safety.
One of the sponsors was Czar Alex
ander of Russia; ?"".il hence it was that
tho name choseu for the baby was
Alexandrina Victoria, the second name
being that of her mother.
A liuo, healthy, lively child, with
blue eyes and fair hair, was tho
Princess, aud it seems she suffered
little from the trials of infancy.
Red Eaplo and Iii? Salvation Lassie.
Red Eagle, the Indian who became
well known as the leader of the Salva
tion Army in several Kansas towns,
and who lectured in this city last Sat
urday night, has deserted to the Vol
unteers, tho rival organization. Ho
fell in love with ono of the Salvation
Army lasses, and, as the members of
the organization could not or would
not reconcile the marriage of ono of
their number to thc Indian, the said
parties of the first and second part
took their doll rags and their affec
tions and went into thc Volunteers'
yard, where the course of (rue love is
supposed to run smooth. - Topeka
Thc Jubilee of Barneses.
A jubilee for a long reign is not new
in the world's history. When in the
year B. C. 1333 Barneses II. had
reigned for sixty-seven years a mag
nificent general rejoicing took place
with great pomp on tho banks of the
Nile. On the rocks at Silsilis there is
a full account of these festivities which
were on a very grand scale, and it is
recorded that certain high state offi
cials traversed the country from north
to south iu order to make the necessary
Burial for Ten Cents.
Kansas City, Mo., recently asked for
bids for burying the pauper dead. This
week the bids were opened, und it was
lound thal au undertaker, C. .T. Car
roll, had bid the surprisingly small
sum of ten cents for each burial. The
next higher was ninety-seven cents.
Carroll says that the collapse ol' the
Coffin Trust will enable him to carry
out his agreement.
The deepest hole yet bored ia the
earth runs 6571 feet below tho surface
ol' the soil. This ts al Rybrick, in
upper Silesia. An interesting feature
was tho record of temperature taken.
At the surface it was G3.G degrees. At
0571 feet it reached 157 degrecs.Fahr.
Couldn't Tie a Knot.
In Long Island Sound a sho~t time
ago, says the Marine Journal, a
schooner bound to this city from
Maine was attracted by frantic signals
from the deck of a yacht manned only
i?y a lot of Yale students who were in
the last throes of seasickness. The
captain flung them a line, which they
dallied with in an aimless fashion and
then lost overboard. This was thrice
repeated. "Take a turn around the
mast and make it fast!" shouted Cap
tain Greeley. The students wound
the line about the mast and held the
loose end in their hands. "Make it
fast!" cried the captain. "What do
you mean?" piped back the students.
"Tie it, you gashfluinmuxed idiots!"
roared tho captain, adding some fur
ther language that is always found ef
ficacious at sea. The boys finally got
the rope tied, and the schooner towed
them into Bridgeport, but when he ar
rived in New York the captain got a
parcel from New Haven, whicn on be
ing opened disclosed a handsome sil
ver loving cup, gold lined, and bear
ing this inscription:
CAPTAIN A. N. GREELEY,
By the Landlubbers who
could not tie a knot.
May 7, 1897.
It does seem inconsistent to keep
Chinamen out of this country, wise as
that may be, and take in Hawaii with
its lepers, its 50,000 coolies and a sys
tem of government that gives only
3,000 of its 109,000 inhabitants the
right to vote, paying $4,000,000 for
the privilege and assuming the debts
of the country. Keally, ought not the
money mentioned to come from the
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