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XICEs OF ANIMALs.-Some a
Smais, as a class, are noted for s
Scial vices, and some indis
u als no matter cf what class, h:
individual and private vices of th
own. Dogs, as a class, are quari
some, peacocks are proud. mun
are reckless, hogs are gluttono
foxes arc tricky, opOssumsl]
crows steal, cats are cruel ands
fish, never doing anything out
love for their masters. When tb
mice, or play, even, they do iti
as a benefit to us. but for their o,
appetite or amusement. They'
not, like the dog, make sacrific
for men, and have neither faithi
ness nor gratitude. While a di
watching a piece of meat. y
starve rather than eat it, a cat v
steal or lick it whmen not hung
Like the tiger. which it resemb!
Sit cannot he iamed of humanitari
ized, whereas, a (log like a lion,
p)rototype, can lbe. The cat, as
class, is about the meanest or n:
*ally most wicked of animals, wi
out one redeeming feature exc<
-cleanliness. -Modlera Age.
COU> CR:AwL ALL OvERm IT
"Yes, yes, you've got a handsoi
ly1 furnished pae"said Perki
fto his friend Gregg, after they I
tramped all over the house, insp
ting the new cutfit.
" ~But you haven't seen the clin
dot it all' answered Gregg, rubb
his hands together joyfully, for
prized Perkins' opinion very higl
"Come, and Ill show that
Together they sought the par:
where workman were putting do
a rich carpet.
"There's the charmer," excite<
cried Gregg, "now, tell me, Per
old1 boy, ain't that the p)retti
thuing you ever saw?"
"Yes, that is right good-lookin
replied Perkins, examining it et
lessly, "but P've got something
phome that can crawl all over it.'
Gregg, was taken down,
managed to ask:
*"What is it?"
With a new moon smile, Perk
S"An eight-months-old boy.''
Gratitude is the music of
'1eart when its chords are swept
the breeze of kinr1nss.
"THE STEN 10TiHER.
BY RAIND.ALL W. I.AYLE.
--One thing I know," said 11i
Penelope Rockley. -"I wouldn't m:
rv a widower with a child, r.o ima
ter how fascinating he might be
But Adelaide Mordaunt was 1
be daunted by no such old inai
The fact that Albert Ormswortl
had a daughter of sixteen did n<
s in any way, discourage her bray
heart. "I love him," said Adelaid
with a strange dewy light in he
ye. dark violet eyes, "and Flora is tI
sweetest, most affectionate child i
So Miss MIordaunt married A
ter bert Ormsworthy, and went to tak
charge of his home and househol
me with a blithe and willing heart.
Aunt Melissa, the ancient rel:
tive who had managed affairs eve
since the death of the first Mr
Ormsworthy, shook her head ctis
mally at this new state of things.
"You'll have to be very caref:
how you let her encroach, Flora.
said she, in a husky whisper.
"You'd better insist on keepin
th. the keys yourself-I'n sure vo
th, have a great deal better right thin
a young stranger who, after all, isn
ife so very much older than yourse
-and if she begins by offering an
advice,just tell her plainly tha
you will come to me for any admo
itions you may need."
"-She is as lovely as she can bE
and I know I shall love her just
as if she were my owh mother.
Aunt Melissa raised her eyes an
Could it be that the violet-eye
Adelaide had bewitched the daug
ter as completely as she had h
ne- father? Then there must be witcl
craft at work.
Flora was a soft-eyed, rave
Ve' tressed little brunette, as differer
ze, as possible from her tall, blond
1- step nother, who had a Juooesqt
majesty of deportment, and hair c
a pale flaxen gold, but she clung t
her with almost idolatrous affe
"I am so glad papa has marcie
again," said she. "Not that I che
ish the memory of my dear dea
mother any less, but we are so lon
. some here, with only Aunt Meliss
who always ;oes to sleep in t
evenings and can talk only
pickles and preserves. Darlin
mammna," wit'i an enthusiastic hi
and kiss, "the house has been liL
an enchant3d place since you can
1i, And Flora's devotion to he
step-mother was in itself one of ti
sweetest welcomes that Adelait
received to her new home.
.i "I am glad tha' she is so fond
mvon, dearest," said Mr. Ormsworth
.' I;o his wife; "because I think th:
id-yu influence w. have a favorab
ve effect uponi her."
eir "She is a lo' ;y girl-docil
el- obedient, and in B.'>st respects a
les that one could wi.e. But Mad-an
us, Cecini tells mec she is inclinc
ie, to be backward and indolent aboi
el- her studies."
DE"She must be0 urgedl on."' sai
ey Adelaide, b)riskly.
0t "Not too much," said Orn
vn worthy, for Flora is far from stroi'
do-but still enough to keep pa<
eCS with other girl s of el g n
l-mance-all oi' which is well enoug
9in its place-' mt it is rather di
il couragving th:2 she cannot keep i
'nalgebra. mn 2ntal philosophy an
ry. physical geography."
es, "Ij will see to all that, dear
us The next day she had a long ta
a with Flora. Flora cried, lamnenti
or- her own unworthiness and lack
th- enterp)rise, and solemnly promisi
at to do better. "F'or I should so lii
to have you proud of me, mamma
said she, hidi ng her head on Ad
--When Mr. Ormsworthy car:
ne- home to dinner, it was with a gra
ad "Addie," saidl her, "I find I mun
e-go abroad next week."
ax "A broad ! Oh, Albert surely
ng may go too?"
he "I am afratid not, Adelaide
LyI. must go in such a hurry and pa:
to so speedily from place to p)lac
that even you cou~ld hardly ket
or. up with me, lbut I shall not be go1
wn long; in three months, or four:
the outside. I will be with yr
1y again. In the~ meantime you am
cy, Flora must lhe all to each other."
est Adelaide shed a few tears, nat
,rally enough; but she soon brigh
ra- " wo't let you think me a co'
atard1 Albert," she said, brav-ely.
ut "As you say, it will not be Ion
You andl I, dear Flora. will be cox
panions for each other."
ins Flora, with her dlark eyes gliste
ing full of tears, mutely pressE
her step mother's hand in token<
sympa'.hy and assent.
"F"lora." sail Mrs. Ormnsworth
:he when her husband had gon 2, 'yoi
by papa is to be absent for t!mri
months. Tn that nariod of tin
my dear, we must show him how
you can improve. Fancy his pride
his delight if, on his return you can
show him one of those gold medals
von have so often coveted."
Flora's cheeks flushed.
"Mamma, do you think I can?"
"Think, dearest? I am sure of
it, if you will but try. The trouble
s is. that yo'i haven't sufficient con
r fidence in your own abilities. Oh,
t. I should be so proud of you if you
o Flora's eyes glittered.
d Mrs. Ornsworthy never allowed
her to forget the object of her am
y bition. Naturally indolent, she
seemed to have changed her whole
e nature. She rose early to study.
e Late at night the light burned in
r the rose-tinted boudoir which had
e been fitted II) especially for her
use Whenever she seemed in any
degree to flag. Adelaide was at her
. side, clheering and speeding her
Quick and very brilliant herself,
it never occurred to Mr.( )rmsworthy
that F'lora was overworking herself
r to reach that very ordinary degree
of success which she was attain
At last the period of fruition ar
dl rived. To Mrs. Ormswortlys de
light Flora was one of the crowded
platform in sight of the assembled
throng, who annually witnessed the
l Commencement Exercises" of Ma
n dame Cecini's famous school, to
t receive a glittering gold medal, a
iprize for her proficiency in mathe
nmatics, and a silver one for the
t best composition.
1. Adelaide clasped her arms firmly
about the young girl as she return.
ed, blushing and radiant, from the
"Oh, my darling." said she. '-If
I your papa could but be here to
share my pride-ny happiness !"
d Flora laid the medals softly in
. her step mother's lap, saying weari
;r ly : "Keep then. for me, mamma,
1. I don't care for them myself. It
was for you I worked--for your
n sake and papa's
it That night Flora was taken sick.
le "Brain fever," said the physician,
.e whom the firightened step mother
)f made haste to call in.-She isgrowing
,o worse rapidly: she has naturally
a delicate constitution, You have
worked her too hard madam."
d "I?" cried poor Adelaide.
r- --Yes, mna'am lDidn't I hear my
d little daughter say she took two
e prizes in school yesterday?"
1"I greatly fear they have been
purchased with her life," said the
r doctor, gravely.
I '-These young bra.ns are delicate
:e pieces of machinery, and if one of
e the wheels get clogged, it's a serious
business to get it into working or
der again. However." said, lie and
e his face looked anxiously serious.
e "well do our best, God helping
~fPoor Adelaide. For the first
time she began to be conscious that
it she had been untrue to the trust she
e had laid upon her-the care of Flora
whose dead mother lay beneath the
e, velvety sod.
11 And as the days dragged slowly
e on, and she could hear people whis
d pering in the ante-room without,
t the weight dragged her poor heart
still lower down.
d Secure though she was in the
consciousness of her own good in
s tentions, she could but ask herself
a what answer she should make her
husband when lie returned and asked
y her of his child.
-h But often she had pictured to her
s. shinking faincy the scene of Albert's
p return, the reality was ten times
iIe camne unexpected, intending
a pleasant surpr-ise. and when he
saw Flora tossing on her bed of
k illness, looking him full in the face
dI with urecognizing eyes. and heard
~f Melissa's version of the whole affair
d lie said, between his set teeth:
:e "Adelaide. if my child should
.die, I shall never forgive you."
e. Adelaide recoiled from his stern
words as if they had beeni a blow,
eand covered her face with her
'-I meant it all for the best,"
she answered; "Oh, God ! can it
st be that I have made so fatal a mis
I But Flora did not die.
It was on the very evening that
T she passed the crisis of the disease.
;s with fair p)romise of recovery.
e, '-She'll do-now" said the doctor,
P rubbing his hands.
eC Adelaide, kneeling at her hums
t .ans feet, cried out through
'-Albert, oh. Albert ! can you for
t -1"Dearest, can you forgive me
those cruel words?'
v- That was the beginning of the
When Flora came back to them
~from the grave, as it were-there
was no more strife-no mnoreurging0
-the brain into artificial growth.
(1 Adelaide had received a lesson.
>' '-Henceforth," she said, --I shall
love and treasure my step-daughter
just as she is.'
e jPity is the virtue of the law, and
enon ne u trants ns it cruelly.
A TRAINED SUNFISII-sOME QUEER
STORIES ABOUT FISHES.
If you want to see sport,' said a
lover of animals to a New York
Sui reporter. "watch that cat." The
animal had stationed herself in the
library door and was looking in
tently into the room. In a few mo
ments she began to walk slowly to
ward a large aquarium that stood
in the window, and with a light
leap mounted the narrow edge,
balancing herself over the water.
Next she leaned down, thrust her
red tongue into the miniature lake,
and began lapping the cooling wa
ter. Then came a rush, and a
bright speckled object darted up
ward. A splash, a clicking, suck
ing sound, and a wail of feline an
guish rose on the air. There was a
second of wavering, and a round
hunch of hair fell into the water
with a sounding splash, scrambled
out again, and disappeared through
the door amid the laughter of the
"That," said the host, "happens
about every day, with only slight
variations. You see, the fish, a
sunfish, is perfectly tame-trained
in fact, to rise to my hand and take
its food from me by leaping sever
al inches out of the water. Being
continually teased the fish has ac
quired an irritable temper, and at
tacks every thing that approaches
the water. Some time ago the cat
discovered the fish and leaped up
on the tank as you have seen her
do, putting her head down to the
water. The moment her whiskers
touched it the sunfish had her, and
hung on like a good one, she start
ed back and fell on the floor the
fish dropping back. The next day
she again made the attempt, and in
balancing upon the side of the nar
row rim her tail touched the water.
The fish seized it, and in she went
but she never seems to learn. Just
now the fish mistook her tongue for
the meat I feed it with, and nipped
it well. You know it is sometimes
said that fish cannot see what is
going on out of water; this fellow
is an exception, however. Watch
The speaker took a small piece
of cloth and held it over the tank
and within three feet of the water
In a moment the sharp-eyed and
richly-hued fish was at the surface.
The rag was then lowered, and the
prisoner leaped clear of its native
element in its endeavors to reach
it. The experimentalist next plac
ed his hands in the water and the fish
darted at them and passed through
his fingers, "llowing itself to be
touched without the slightest sign
'-The sunfishes," said the fish train
er, "are, I think, the most intelligent
of all our fresh water fishes. I train
them to perform extraordinary
feats, such as jumping over a hur
dle on the surface of the water, and
then over a series of them. You
often see fishes in nature doing the
same thing. I have trained my
sunfish so that it rings a bell sus
pended over time aquarium, but, like
Barnum's clown elephant, it rings
it continually unless a supply of
food is kept up. The sunfish has
likes and dislikes, amti it has two
fast friends in a pair of catfish.
Some time ago I introduced a num
ber of gold fishes. andl all but one
wer-e accepted in good fellowship.
Toward this one unfortunate, that
was one of the triple-tailed .Japanese
fishes, the sunfish showed the great
est aversion, spending the entire
time in chasing it round the tank,
biting it in the most savage man
ner, and, seenmingly, urging on the
catfishes, who, though they would
not touch the other fishes, would
creep slyly up to the victim and,
seizing a fin, cling to it with feroci
ty. I was obliged to take the poor
fish out and place it in an adjoining
tank. where the very sight of it
still enraged the sunfish, and yet.
as I said before, toward the Ameri
cans it was perfectly friendly.
"The accidental nipp)ing of the
cats tail,'' he continued, --reminds
me ot a story told by a friend of
mine who has spent much time in
South America. One season he
hiredl a boat andl native crew, and
pushed a long way up the Essequi
o river on a jaguar hunt. One
night he crane to camp on a small
Island that he reached by a fallen
trunk. IIere he swung his ham
moc-k six or eight feet iup and turn
ed in. When he awoke in the
morning ahno5t the first thing that
attracted his attention was a large
animal lying flat on the log that he
had pass2d over the night before.
Ihis rifle was lashed uinder the
hammock. and as the slightest
movement would have alarmed the
brute my friend was obliged to lie
still andI look on. But he was ful
ly repaid by what occurred. The
jaguar was lying close to the log
with its tail lowered so that thme tip
rested in the water over which it
was whisked as if at something below.
In a moment the notion was explain
edas the animal rehed down iuto
the water with a sudden blow and
deftly tossed a large fish ashore
with its claw. Having devoured
the game the jaguar again took his
place on the log, its tail hanging in
the water as before, and in a few
minutes this curious fisherman had
again landed a fish. You see, the
plan was to allow the tail to frisk
about in the water just as you
would whisk a fly, and as the fishes
there were ravenous they would con
gregate about it, and when one
seized the tail it was with one
stroke of the fisherman's paw heaved
Speaking of curious fishermen,
some of the fishes themselves have
methods of fishing that call to
mind the rod or pole. Here is the
anatomy of the rod of the angler.
You see, there is a regular loop in
the bone, and this rod is hooked
on to it like a staple, so that it can
be raised high in air or lowered di
rectly over the fish's mouth. On
the end of the first rod, which is a
modification of the dorsal fin, is a bit
of membrane of flesh that waves to
and fro, an alluring bait that serves
to attract the attention of the small
fry, who do not see the fish on ac
count of its resemblance to the bot
to. As they dart up at the bait,
the rod is raised untill they are di
rectly over the great, mouth that
opens like a caver and engulfs
"Quite a inumber of fishes have
curious arrangements about the
head that are supposed to some a
similar purpose; such is the
carvlonix and the malthea. In
Scotland they have a curious way
of fishing that takes the medal for
the ease and repose with which it is
conducted. The fisherman we will
say is after pike. Selecting a big
goose from the barnyard, or half a
dozen geese, as the case may be,
he lies a baited hook and line about
five feet long to their feet, and on
reaching the water, turns them in.
The birds of course swim out and
the fisherman lights his pipe and
sits down. In a few moments a
fish sees the bait and seizes it, giv
ing the goose a good pull. The
bird starts for shore at full tilt,
frightened half to death, dragging
the fish upon the bank, when it is
unhooked. The line being rebaited
the feathered fisherman is again
sent out to try its luck. A flock of
geese can make quite a haul in the
course of a day, the human fisher
man having only to take off the
game and bait the hooks, the pull
ing and hooking being done by the
birds. In Washington Territory,
in the great salmon rivers, pigs have
been seen to chase fish, diving for
them under water. Pigs are not
naturally lively animals under wa
ter, but they "re said to pick up
dead salmon in ten feet of water by
A "MONKEY BABY."-While
touring in the wilderness of Fulton
county, Penn., an enterprising
Pittsburg reporter recently discov
ered a '-monkey baby," or, in other
words, an eightyear-old child which
looks, acts and mimics like a mon
key. J. F. Mellott, the father of
this monstrosity, claims that sev
eral years ago, shortly before its
birth, his wife visited a circus in
McConnellsburg, and while, stand
ing near one of the cages was caught
by a monkey and badly frightened,
ad spoke of it with feelings of
dread up to the birth of the creature
which, although over eight years
old, does not bear a name. The
child cannot be persued to don any
style of dress but a long, flowing
gown of strong, home 'nade stuff,
and expresses its likes or dislikes
THE TRAGCc NoSE.-Both the
Roman and the aquiline nose are
the distinctive badge of great gen
erals. Wellington had the most
pronounced nose of his time. You
can't think back of any tragedian,
taking his picture as an example,
without being struck by this fact.
Kemble had a long nose; so had
Macready. Edmund Kean had a
pronounced nose. The nose in
tragedy is essential and it must be
about so long or it won't do.
-If you want confirmation on
the point," said an English actor,
-look at Henry Irving. It is full,
long, curv-ed and pronounced with
out being too thick. His imagina
tion is strong, his knowledge is
great, b)ut where would he be with
a pug nose?"
A GAm: wITH A MoUA.-The
players should form a circle; then
one must whisper t3 the next one a
sentence. Thlat one must rep)eat it
to the nearest person as lie or she
understood it; and so on all aro;'nd
the circle. Then tihe first whisper
er must re'peat aloud thme sentenice
as it was first whispered-eachl one
in turn repeating aloud the senunce
as hie understood it. By the time
it has gone the rounds of the circle
it will be altogether unlike it was
when it was first whlisperedl. This
game is called scandal, and it illus
trates how statements andl remarks
are et a-ged by beiog repeated.
Grown peop)le as well as children
der:e amusement, and a useful les
son frm playing- this game.
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Double column advertisements ten per cen',
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Special Notices in Local column 15 cent
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DONE WITH NEATNESS AND DISPAT( H
HEALING POWERS OF TO
TOT.\. BLTNDXESS FROM ACCIDENT
CU'UED BY A POULTIC-.
iGeneral Ciingm a:l, in Hearth and IIoie.]
In the summer of 18' , in the
City of New York, as I was riding
in and omnihl, wtiile looking out
of an open window I received a
heavy blow on my right eye from
the waip of the driver, who had
aiwPdd the blow at the head of a
ho. se which seemed about to inter
fere with him. ie missed the
horse's head, and the full force of
the end of the whip fell directly on
the center of my open eye. The
pain was excessive, and the sight
of the eye was entirely taken away
-absolute blackness seemed before
it. Passengers in the stage said to
me : "You had better get out and
seek relief, for you do not know
how that eye looks." I soon reach
ed my hotel, and on getting into it,
sent one servant for a pi:ce of toba
co and another for two physicians
with whom I was acquainted. The
tobacco came first, and just as I
had placed it on and secured it
with proper bandages the doctors
came in. I told them what had
happened, and that I had just put
on the tobacco. They said tobacco
would be ruinous. As soon as I
got off the bandage and they saw the
eye their countenances seemed to
fall (for I could see them with the
left eye, of course). They said:
"It will be very difficult to save that
eye." I replied that if it could be
saved the tobacco poultice would
do it. They reiterated their objec
tions, but I told them I should try
it, and asked them to come back in
the morning. After they left I re
stored the tobacco, and keept it
well wet by putting my face from
time to time in a bowl of water,
so as to retain the moisture steadi
ly. The night was one of the
most painful of my life, but as
as it progressed, the pain seemed
slightly to diminish; yet even in
the morning I still suffered.
About ten o'clock one of the phy
sicians called- to see me, and I took
off the bandage. As soon as I did
so, I knew that the eye was better,
for I could see the outlines of the
open window before me. The doc
tor immediately said: "I never
was so astonished in my life, for
your eye, instead of being swollen
and red, as I expected to see it, is
shrunk and less than the other eye,
and the lids are white. Hle insisted
that he ought to be allowed to stim
ulate it by an application, but as I
did not desire to have a premature
reaction, I refused. Though- the
eye was not very painful, I kept to
bacco on it for the greater part of
the day. The next day when he
saw it he said : "You will not lose
your eye, but it will always be dis
figured." On looking at it I saw-.
the pupil seemed to extend across
the iris, and my whole eye looked
black. On the fifth day my eye
had its natural appearance, and its
sight was fully restored. I called
at the office of my physicians and
they both said they had never seen
such a cure.
"Without earnestness there is noth
ing to be done in life; yet even
among the people whom we call
men of culture, but little earnest
ness is often to be found; in labors
and employments,-in arts, nay,
even in recreations, they plant
themselves, if I may say so, in an
attitude of self defense; they live
as they read a heap of newspapers,
only to be done with them. They
wish to know and learn a multitude
or things, and not seldom "xactly
those things with which they have
the least concern; and they never
see that hunger is not appeased by
snapping at the air. When I be
come acquainted with a man my
first inquiry is: with what does lhe
occupy himself, and how, and with
what degree of perserverance? The
answer regulates the interest I take
in that man for life."-Goethe.
A MOTIHER'S INT.-Lillian
What a queer title for a book,
Ma-What title ?
Lillian-"Not Like Other Girls."
Ma-It is rather odd. Is it a
Lillian-Yes. I wonder what the
heroine can be if she is "not like
other girls ?"
Ma-I don't know, unless she
goes into the kitchen and helps her
mother instead of staying in the
parlor to read novels.- Call.
XEu. CREA x SouP.-Boil the rem
nants of aroast of veal until the
meat falls from the bones; strain
and ecol. The next day put on to
boil, with a slice of onion and one
third of a cupful of raw rice. -Let
it simmer slowly for an hour. Add
salt and pepper to taste. Just be
fore serving add ove cupful of rich
milk or cream, if you have it, heat
ed first in a separate dish. Smre
wit graed Parman cheese.