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PRAYERS I DON'T LIKE.
I do not like to bear him pray,
Who loans at twenty-five per cent.,
For then I think the borrower may
Be pressed to pay for food and rent;
And in that book we all should heed,
Which says the lender shall be blest,
As sure as I have eyes to read,
It does not say, "Take interest."
I do not like to hear him pray,
On bended knees, about an hour,
For grace to spend aright the day,
Who knows his neighbor has no flour.
I'd rather see him go to mill,
And buy the luckless brother bread,
And see his children eat their fill,
And laugh beneath their humble shed.
I do not like to hear him pray,
"Let blessings on the widow be,"
Who never seeks her home to say,
"If want o'ertakes you, come to me."
I hate the prayer so long and loud
That's offered for the orphan's weal,
By him who sees him crushed by wrong,
And only with his lips doth feel.
I do not like to hear her pray,
With jeweled ear and silken dress,
Whose washerwoman toils all day,
And then is asked to "work for less."
Such pious shavers I despise!
With folded hands and face demure,
They lift to Heaven their "angel eyes,"
Then steal the earnings of the poor.
I do not like such soulless prayers;
If wrong, I hope to be forgiven;
No angel's wing then upward bears,
They're lost a million miles from Heaven!
In an upper room, in the city of
Paiis, a poor woman lay upon a
%retched bed, and a young girl
sat near her. Both had been si
lent for some time. The elder
woman spoke first.
'Oh, Rosibe, what shall we do
now ?' she said. 'It has been bad
enough before, but now all is lost
-all is over. People cannot iive
without eating, and no one can
eat who has not money to buy
food. What shall we do, child ?'
'I do not know,' said the girl.
'I have been to all the people I
know. They refuse to help us.
They have helped us so much that
we cannot wonder at it, I fear.
I have asked for work. There
seems to be none for mue. Ab,
ow different it was when we
were all together, and papa petted
us and gave us presents, and we
wore such lovely clothes, and
rode often in a carriage ! I re
member papa taking us to the
great gardens, and seeingth
swans upon the lake and hearing
''Stop. child ! I cannot bear it,'
sobbed the mother. 'I cannot
bear to remember our happiness
now, when we are so sorrowful
so miserable. Oh, if I were but
able to do something ! But I
cannot lift my head 'from the
The sick woman sank back and
the, poor daughter dropped her
ead upon her hands, as she sat be
side the window wide open on that
sultry winter evening. All was Si
lent in the little room, but the
sound of voices came up from the
street below as those who passed
addressed each other. Fragments
of talk, snatches of anecdotes,
jokes, even tendei- words, reached
the girl. But, at last, two girls,
saleswomen probably, going home
from their places of employment,
lingered for an instant on the
'You ought to dress your hair
in braids,' said one.
'So I would, but I haven't
enough,' replied the other.
'Buy a switch,' said the first.
'Easy for you to talk,' said
number two ; 'but for hair like
mine-real pale gold-thbey charge
two hundred fr-ancs. You see, it
is so hard to match.'
Thbe girls went on, but they left
an id'ea bebind them. Rosine
started to ber feet.
'Au revoir, mamma,' sh~e cried.
'I am going out for a little while.
Perhaps I may have good luck
this time,' and she hurried into
Thbe girl's words had taught her
that there was one way in whbich
she could earn a little money. She
could sell her hair. It was her
greatest beauty. It fell below the
knee. It was pale gold in tint,
.... exnniskitl waved by nature's
hand. A hair-dresser must appre
ciate it. She felt that.
Through the gathering twilight
she hurried along the street until
she reached an establishment of
the proper sort. it was a quiet
place, with a waxen bead sur
mounted by a wig in the window,
and with false curls and mustaches
set upon little stands amongst
fancy soaps, combs, brushes and
boxes of pearl-powder and rouge.
The proprietor and his assistants
were there, and one customer
only-a gentleman, who had been
having his hair cut.
Rosine entered timidly, and
walked toward the hair.dresser
-whom she knew by sight-with
'Monsieur,' she said, 'I wish to
sell my hair, if you will buy it.
It is very handsome, ant, as yoa
see of an unusual color.'
The hair-dresser listened care-'
'That might make it impossible
for as to sell it again,' he said.
'But it would command a large
price,' persisted Rosine. 'Let me
show it to you.'
'As you please, Mademoiselle,'
said the hair-dresser.
Rosine having received this per
mission, took down her bonnet
and drew her comb from her
hair. It fell about her like a gol
den veil glittering, and waving
wonderfully. One of the assis
tants gave a little cry of pleasure.
The customer repressed an excla
ination. The proprietor alone
seemed unmoved, unappreciative.
'I will buy your hair, Mademoi
selle, since you are so anxious to
sell it, but it is, as you say, of so
unusual a color, that I cannot
give much for it. Ten francs is
'Ten francs,' sighed the girl.
'Oh-sir, is that all you will give
me for my lovely hair ?'
'You need not sell it. I am not
anxious to buy,' said the pro
prietor, turning his back upon
'Take it,' said Rosine, dropping
into a chair.
The proprietor took down his
At this moment the gentleman
who bad arisen from beneath the
ands of the hair-dresser and don
ned his hat preparatory to de
parture, approached and addressed
'1 beg pardon, Mademoiselle,
but few young girls would be will
ing to sell that hair of yours for
any sum whatever,' he said, kind
ly. 'May I ask your motive ?'
'My mother is very ill-we need
food and medicine,' said Rosine.
'I only grieve that I cannot have
more money for it. I think it is
'I would give a hundred francs
for it,' said the gentleman. 'Will
you sell it to me ?'
'Is Monsieur in the hair-dressing
line ?' asked the proprietor.
'No,' said the gentleman ; 'I
shall buy it for my wife. I hope.
Well, Mademoiselle, will you sell
it to me ?'
'Oh, yes Monsieur, we can live
a long while on a hundred francs,'
'See, then,' said the gentleman,
opening his pocket-book. 'Here
is the money. You may sign a
receipt for it, and give me your
address. I do not wish to cut it
off' until my wife arrives in the
city. You can wear it until then.'
'Oh, Monsieur,' cried IRosine,
'may I not have it cut off at once.
We are stranges. It seems-s"me.
how more-more. I mean that if
I take the money before I give
you my hair, I will feel as though
I had been begging ; and poor as
we are, mamma and I, and un.
ladylike as selling one's hair must
seem, my faither was a gentleman
of good position, and we were
once as far from expecting sac b
reverses as any who now live in
luxury. I know my hair is fine.
1 know it is worth what you offer,
but 1 want to give it to you now,
'Give me your address instead,'
said the gentleman. '1 will keep
this receipt you have written,
and when I introduce my wife to
you, you shall give it to me. She
is not in Paris now, but if you
,.ang your residence you will be
honorable enouge to let me know,
'Oh, yes, Monsieur,' cried Ro
sine. 'You have saved mamma
from starvation, and I would not
cheat you for the whole world,*
and Rosine tied on her bonnet and
ran out of the hair dresser's shop
and home as fast as she could go.
'Your wife will not wait for her
bair, Monsieur,' said the hair
dresser with a smile. 'Excuse
me, but are you always so con
'I am not afraid,' said the gen
tleman. 'That is a young lady.'
'A girl who runs about Paris
alone like that to sell her hair?
Monsieur is evidently from the
country,' said the hair-dresser as
contemptuously as he dared, for
the customer had spoiled a good
bargain for him.
Meanwhile Rosine had told her
story to her mother.
'One hundred francs, mamma!'
cried Rosine. 'One hundred francs!
You can have wine, and coffee,
and medicine. You will get well.'
'Yes, child, if Grod wills it,' said
the mother. 'And I will work
hard ; I will earn money. We
will pay the gentleman his hun
dred francs, and your lovely hair
shall never be cut off.'
'My hair will grow again, mam
ma,' said Rosine. 'Now taste
what I bought for you in the little
shop at the corner.'
As time passed on Rosine did
give a sigh sometimes when she
thought of the moment when her
shining tresses should be shorn.
She was only fifteen, but she was
old enough to value her own great
However her mother recovered.
They gained employment, and
were rather more comfortable.
They changed their apartments
for neater and more airy rooms,
and Rosine sent her address
promptly to the purchaser of her
One day he made his appear
ance. He was as courteous as
thungh Rosine and her mother
had been ladies of rank, and be
fore he went he left a number of
fle handkerchiefs to be elaborate
ly marked, but the hair was not yet
neded. His wife had not arrived
in Paris. His name, as they al
ready knew, was Monsieur Brun.
After this he brought them many
valuable orders for embroidery,
for bhich his servant always
So the year passed. Rosine was
sixteen-it was her birthday. Her
moter had bought her a little
bouquet of viplets, but later in
the day another gift arrived. Mon
ieur Brun brought it himself. It
was an exquisite basket of tea
roses and heliotrope. Madame
--was at the moment absent
from home. Rosine received him,
blushing. She thanked him for
'You have been so ugood to us,
Monsieur,' she said. 'How eaa I
'My dear Mademoiselle, you can
repay me for much more than I
have done,' replied Monsieur. 'I
am almost afraid to ask it, but
-will you give me your hair ?'
'You have already bought it,
Monsieur,' said IRosine. '1 will
have it cut off at once. Madame,.
then, has arrived ?'
But somehow she felt that all
the brightness of the day had
fled. Her heart grew heavy, and
tears came to her eyes. It was
not only the thought of parting
with her hair that grieved her.
She became suddenly aware that
Monsieur B. was more to her
than a mere benefactor.
'Madame has not yet arrived,'
replied Monsieur B. 'Indeed, I
have never been married ; but I
hope for a wife, and she must
wear your hair. IRosine, 1 came
to ask for your bair, but not that
it ebould be shorn from your
lovely head. I will only take it
if you give me yourself with it.
Rosine, will you be my wife ? I
have already asked your mamma,
and she accepts me for you, if you
can care for me.'
'Care for you,' sobbed Rosine ;
and the world grew bright again,
and with her lover's first kiss be
THE BRAKEMAN WHO WENT t
To me comes the brakeman, and
seating himself on the arm of the
seat, says: 'I went to church
'Yes?' I said, with that interest
ed inflection that asks for more. r
And what church did you at- e
'Which do you guess ?' he a
'Some union mission church ?' I g
'Naw,' he said, 'I don't like to !
run on these brancb roads very a
much. 1 don't often go to church,
and when I do, I want to run on
the main line, where your run is I
regular and you go on a schedule t
time and don't have to wait on
onnections. I don't like to run
>n a branch. Good enough, but t
[ don't like it.'
'Episcopal?' I guessed. e
'Limited express,' he said, 'all
palace cars and two dollars extra b
for a seat; fast time, and only t
stops at the big' stations. Nice a
ine, but too exhaustive for a I
brakeman. All train men in uni- a
orm, conductor's punch and lan- C
tern silver plated, and no train !,
boys allowed. Then the passen- o
ers are allowed to talk back at d
the conductor; and it makes them t
toojfree and easy. No, I couldn't d
stand the palace cars. Rich road, a
,hough. Don't often hear of a r
receiver being appointed for that
line. Some mighty niee people Y
travel on it, too.' a
'Universalist?' I guessed. t
'Broad gauge,' said the brake
man. 'does too much compliment- t
ary business. Everybody travels y
on a pass. Conductor doesn't get s
a fare once in fifty miles. Stops
at all flag stations, and won't run a
into anything- but a union depot.
No smoking car on the train.
Train orders are vague. though, r
and the trainmen don't get along
well with the passengers. NO, I e
don't go to the Universalist~
tough I know some awfully good a
men who run on that road.' r
'Perhaps you went to the Uni
'No, I didn't, but I might have
done worse. That is a mighty a
good road, well ballasted witht
reason, though it runs through t
a region a little bit cold, and
there is apt to be some ice
and snow on the track, but in case
of accident thereo is no danger ofv
upsetting the stoves and being -d
burnt up ; and there's one good t
thing about it, the neighbors are
generally ready to come and help ~
when you do get into trouble. g,
They like to have things nice and a
comfortable in this world, doing t
what they tbink is about right
and taking their chances for thbe
other. They don't seem to take
much stock in being as miserable *
as you can here in the bope that
you will be the happier for it '
there. They seem to think that a V
man's going to reap th'e same kind r
of crop that he plants, and that d
if he puts in a selfish, worthlessd
kind of a life on this earth it ain't P
-going to come out a very fine I
specimen in heaven. Seems to P
mue some sense as well as poetryd
r that but I was raised an ortho- t4
ox, and 'twouldn't do for me to, 0.
b seen on that train or I might
lose my place on the other line, it
as there's a good deal of corn- ti
petition between the two roads, and P
>ur folks are getting afraid of
'Presbyterian ?' I asked.
'Narrow gaage, ehb?' said the 's
rakeman, 'pretty track, straight r
s a rule; tunnel right through a al
nountain rather than go around ti
t; spirit-level grade; passengers r
ave to show their tickets before w
bey get on the train. Mighty ti
strict road, but the cars are a lit- T
le narrow ; have to sit one in a t
eat and no room in the aisle to St
ance. Then there's no stop-over it
,ick ets allowed ; got to go straighbt OJ
brough to the station you're g:
,icketed for, or you can't get on 10
at all. Whben the car's full, no ex- al
ra coaches; cars built at. the h
hops to hold just so many and cl
obody elbie allowed on. But you ti
nn't. ofen hear of an accident on tv
bis road. It's run right up to
be rules.' t
'Maybe you joined the free c
iiukers ?' I said. r
'Scrub road,'said the brakeman,
lirt road bed and no ballast ; no t
me card and no train di6pateber. t
.11 trains run wild and every en- I
ineer makes bis own time, just r
3 he pleases. Smoke if you want t
; kind of a go-as-you-please r
>ad. Too many side tracks and ;
very switch wide open all the I
me, with the switchman sound i
sleep and the target lamp dead
ut. Get on as you please and f
et off when you want to. Don't t
ave to show your tickets, and t
3e conductor isn't expected to do
nything but amuse the passen- r
ers. No, sir, I was offered a
ass, but I don't like the line.
don't like to travel on a line
bat has no terminus. Do you
now, sir, I asked a division su
erintendent where that road run
>, and he said he hoped to die if
e knew. I asked him if the gen
ral superintendent could tell me,
nd be said he didn't believe they
ad ageneralsuperintendent,and if
ey had he didn't know any more
bout the road than the passengers.
asked him who he reported to,
nd he said 'nobody.' I asked a
>nductor who he got his orders
-om, and he said he didn't take
rders from any living man or
ead ghost. And when I asked
e engineer who be got his or
ers from, he said he'd like to see
nybody give him orders, he'd
un that train to suit himself or
e'd run it into the ditch. Now
ou see, sir, I'm a railroad man,
nd I don't care to run on a road
bat makes no connections, runs
owhere and has no superin
3ndent. It may be all right, but
've railroaded too long to under
and it.' 1
'Did you try the Methodist ?' I
'Now you're shouting,' be said
rith some enthusiasm. 'Nice
oad, ebh? Fast time and plenty of
assengers. Engines carry a pow-i
r of steam, and don't you forget I
steam gauge shows a hundred
nd enough all the time. Lively
oad ; when the conductor shoutsj
i aboard,' you can hear him to
be next station. Every traint
tmp shines like a hedih. Stop
ver checks given on all through
ekets; passengers drop off the
rain as often as they like, do the
tation two or three days and hop
n the next revival train that
omes thundering along. Good,
rolesouled, companionable con
uctors ; ain't a road in the coun
ry where the passengers feel(
iore at home. No passes ; every
assenger pays full traffic rates
> his ticket. Wesleyan house
ir brakes on all trains, too. Pret-(
7 safe road, butlI didn't ride over
'May be you went to the Congre
ational church ?' I said.
'Popular road,' said the brizke
an, 'an old road, too; one of the<
ery oldest in this country. Goodr
>ad-bed and comfortable cars.
rell-managed road, too ; directors
on't interfere with division su- t
erintendents and train orders.
oad's mighty popular, but it's
retty independent,, too. See, ]
idn't one of the division superin
mdents down East discontinue
se of the oldest stations on this
ne two or three years ago? But
's a mighty pleasant road to
avel on. Always has such ay
easant class of passengers.' s
'Perhaps you tried the Baptist ?'I
guessed once more.
'Ab, ha!' said the ~brakeman,
e's a daisy, isn't she ? River
>ad ; beautiful curves ; sweep
'ound anything to keep close to
ie river, hut it's all steel rail and
>ck ballast, single track all the
ay, and not a side track from
e road-house to the terminus'
akes a heap of~ water to run her
rough ; double tanks aL every
ation, and there isn't an engine t
the shops that can pull a pound o
-run a mile in less than two
uges. But it runs through -a
vely country ; tbese river roads a
ways do ; river on one side and b
ls on the other, and it's a steady
imb up the grade all the way
I the run ends where the foun- rr
nhadi of the river benn. Yes, E
ir, I'll take the river road every
ime for a lovely trip ; sure
onnections and good time, and
to prairie dust blowing in at the
vindows. And yesterday when
he conductor came round for the
ickets with a little basket punch,
didn't ask him to pass me, but I
>aid my fare like a little man
wenty-five cents for an hour's
-un, and a little concert by the
>assengers thro wed in. I tell you
?ilgrim, you take the river road
when you want-'
But just here the long whistle
rom the engine announced a sta
ion, and the brakeman hurried
o the door, shouting :
'Zionsville ! This train makes
ro stops between here and Indian
polis !'-Burlington Jawkeye.
A BIG CHANCE.-The dav was
iot at Frisco, Utah, and the three
[rank beer and talked. It ap
)eared from their conversation
hat they had all had more or less
;xperience in prospecting. One
'The biggest thing I ever struck
vas once when me and Newt Bow
len was prospectin'. One day we
elt the earth kinder tremblin' an'
saw a smoke on the top of a
nountain. We climbed up to the
,op-it was a long pull. 'Twas
ill bilin' in the crater. One place
n the crater was lower than
,'other parts, an' a cliff struck
-ight down from this low place
t went 'bout 700 feet. The earth
cept tremblin' an' a stream 'bout
,wenty feet wide by five deep run
)uten the crater or gap an' mad e
L clear jump of 700 feet down.'
'Water ?' interrupted one of the
isteners; 'pooty hot, wasn't it ?'
'Water ? 'Twas quicksilver !'
'You bet. We went down to
,he foot of the fall. The stream
)f quicksilver from the fall run~a
ew hundred yards an' sunk. It
'What made the tremblin'?'
'The quicksilver strikin' below ;
eavy you know. Me an' Newt
>Oth got sick ; he sicker than me.
ie kep' gittin' worse, an' died be
ore I. could get him to a camp.
got to a camp an' was sick for
nonths ; was salervated. My
eeth all came out. I hain't no
eeth now, nor toe-nails, nutber,'
'Why didn't you go back to the
'Fraid er gittin' alervated agin.
filled Newt, you know.'
(Salt Lake Tribune.
A SOLDIER'S PRoPosAL.-A young
>fficer was dancing a set of Lan
~ers in a crowded drawing room
vith an extremely pretty girl, to
vhom he made himself most
~greeable. After the dance was
~ver, he took her to a chair, -and
eating himself beside Ber, began
o his mourn his celibacy.
'It is exceedi.ngly easy,to rem
dy that,' said she.
'1 don't think so at all ; in fact I
lo not know a girl that would
She laughed, and replied:
'Just go and ask some one here
o-night, and I venturi to say
'ou will be accepted by the first.'
'Ah ! I am not sure about that.
And a few months later they
Young man learn to wait. if
'ou undertake to set a hen before
he is ready, you will have your
ibor for your pains.
In talking everything is un
easonable whbich is private to two
r three or any other portion of
The same earth produces health
earing and deadly plants-and
ftimes the rose grows nearest to
lie needs no other rosary whose
bread of life is strung with beads
f love and thought.
All that tread the globe are but.
handful to the tribes that slum
er in its bosom.
Seeing much, and suffering
tuch, and studying much, are
iree pillars of learningr