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EASTER MONDAY ECG ROLLING
lost Elaborate Preparations E?er Made tor
This Famous White Hoose Sport.
Wi UITU CLEYr;LANDS 10 ASSIST,
Kagllah, Inn. !.. < bia*** anil Other l.*"gn
ii?,,> wini Bgg* Theil own National
......i. Marla* Band i'L?a? in ibo
4liei i,. \\ bll*> House
I., o.i lt. I. h ... .md fete.
t ' ? . elli of
? ny of
a- ' -.1 i a' parties
a ever n Ma]
very peculiar one lo those who hav*
never seen it Hutt they Bad li Bard lo
, nial lalalllgeat > blldn n oaa Hnd
sport fnr a what* day lolling an .uk
gorong tbs gtaas aban thej could nat
,1.11111..* Hunts, la-ea a minnie g| MM
willi un Sgg upon tht front lnaan. Hut
? c ul bUS si "av hoav Ul f
uneducated they are in thc sctsaos of
rn.- gama as play. ' annually in Wueh*
I rike this La, li , hlld climbs
lela ot the Willie
w ll li a bask, ! ol' COlOMMl < ggS
hanging proudly upon a sturdy atm. .\
good stet p spot N s. lectl d and V
.11, e-1 mOlni An egg I bal gi'? to the
' the hill, win,:,, and quid
ll bruk and pol ?! Basin lt is a
? . . . ed ba- olb.ra
BS U bi' ak and ii.iac
lo bc . aieri at .:
Lt;.; COMEDIANS, *?
The ..? ,,f ii,., day are ths Bttls
: ? lui,!." ti aa 1,,. , oma w IthOUt < gg*
and w ho mus! w in V ?
wotk. Thi y oaa s
of the little ? : ,rk >.
? ,i, and ca rryli
I. nt in , olor ai.]
Bpaj k many of i ham ' i cc *llvered
over tl ni'- tho inay of all
Lilt Hie poor lillie
ire the ol t make ths f in.
.- at thS
' .11. An tl:.- i'?;?. I onie brinn,1
. aa i earn
? i h up the i III to the toiler". If
- ci ached ti t little girl or
. zr - NM, AMI HEB WVLSI cal QHTERB
ALIZ INTERESTED SPECTATORS.
. ~..,. t . i,
until I in
ll. and all
r inti I -
? ' '.
I ll mole
' * I anti will play
? t*d sith nil
far*tgn*r* ? ? -:, ,,, ti ?
SOB* ? !?> them, th- greenest
spots aa ? given up ta them,
to them .
^kss baw ,k.n ??
? i "f lr. egg coloring.
Te mah* th* prea*nos of these for?
eigners mort lii'.i-ituting there ia th*
basket of egga dyed th* national color.
gae play nf ear-rosing Mena* each a
the alert little
, it up th- h.il In
- tO -?!
i ion of them, without f? eling
. r a dlmlnii
e ii,- iiirn- upon tl
r Hiding iii'on hi- I ?? inclng
?ti And by
' i U it li?
net lu n ii!.r- I),? Kl,' , ... .... ,;
the morning with a fun bpsket
mainlng In tie- wli k> ?
the fun of 1
\ PAR IR HARVE8T.
the yenr i*
V the fak.
a Uti J ' I !!;?
from i' i'..! ter hiding |
M.. i elaborate ,
ino!row. in !? ? after*
lect 1 i'i', .'.
I"! ., I .1.ll 1 . ? . '.
1 ? ? ? - grout
W hi ' il.I -Hui ,1.
Will it- In Hie light nt the full
i I i inbel . .-. .1 as
though a Bl
raked ni i swept ' hi
f-ii- -p. nra
.-. than tbey were end i'.
fn 'un- ? wB| restore evei
Ming! c. s. ki 88ELL.
Pair Barning Pram Oaaajeraa Cove,
COPPER \s COVBL rcs:.. Man ,, _-, _.
I'- -, e | PW ty Of I'.'PI'f .
ru convention, and the following
"Wi tho Poople'i party of Coi
t 'lil.!. I, t- - -
?H. and wini" _e tiie
a of clrcumatancea an.l here.
Ita all bell* fin*-' I" 'ht- free ,mA uri
i.u h. i ge is the
.ii.lv netlonel pert] edt -am.,
we oneil nevertheleaa aol reUnquteh hut
heit by i ? ?
null! i \, ?
inn! trna! i> either n eel lo
ton B* i
Col. the Hon. John ''."lull, the cele
?? - nf honee and the lion.
i' S Ulai kim: n. ls going to h.- a
candida nil ?!' from the
Frankfoit diatric! ii" his nottvlty nnd
?bel !"K sn. a len.] I el KJU< r
anl glitter of a meering nia< hine, an In
gaming \fdce. and a general air al
and Irresistibility. Thora are few more
original etateamen than Colonel Oulr-n.?
Kew JCoxB Bun. . " -
* I 1 Xi MX ilS ? il -
HARRISON'S WEDDING CARE.
Stands Almost as High as tbe Groom Him?
self and Has a Sugar Bell Upon lt.
QUIT CUttFOI EASTER WEDDINGS.
Duiistan's, ?anani Last BUM. is So spicy
Noa* that Lacli Lump of Dough Tu.tei
lik. a I'liiin?I like, that Lome from
Purls nnd Ylenna-What the
Merry Sugar Della t'.iit.
(Copyright, MM, for The Tlmo?.)
Ti,.. Bttls i ?? i "iat Mba prut the
steeple?, sbb-ptag tidings dawn Un
tells willi loud nob I of tl
,.e ord. red fee ths Har
. nuptial*, to take plans ta
in church. 'Jin ra a IU be a latin i
. lew and gfaat, before cr
and Uar.- will BgUTO the Wadding fake
that ls punting the hird of gossip so much
Thai cake, rna* the tale, was
Ust autumn lt was part of the ' 'al
baking" which wedding-cake makers keep
always oa band. Afb r i" lag made, ii
rapped up ami pal anray to grail
Lu- tin- order of a goo I ouatotnar. Il
Ulk.S ? I go"d
. ,,k. i.ir, r ir !-? baki ?'. bi bob ll bi that
tnt, baking of the autumn is prime now.
HALLI.-' N B PYRAMID.
This c , ato a pyramid. The
pymml I pllahed 1 y pill
, ik<- on top of i
a cart s
..I until it looks likes
round ino:.!, i cf .
of a bl
I ? of .1 ,ak" like tl r
aixty or sea tl
nant to paj lh< lattei pi
b. ' \a ? ddlng cab.
?: gueea, ex -i .
in gel bo bett
currant*, Bc r and ste
eltron and ] . and further than that
ltd* to go. If you pul
to bc "wad
ding . ah ?.' I- I: ,.y I . ?? el ??
and il, nil ? ikea
flanking lt, bul
I le a-, ,,ild oi -r.
Ti,,- i ..? I thnl do. i tba I
the Hari on
I with j
ly ri mimed
? ' i
? pla. ? ? i
the cake in 1 fter th* bi
to it. krioaa
Bach hos ia Bl Bl r of tbs j
lugar, d i na ? i be . ompli ti.
I is ons that
unflaggingly all cl! is
. aa I, ,i
?ni | cai ' aa h. . I .|.iaa. ti
. a sis* smaller, ar*
dib d With Vu ?touch and slid i'
' bake iitinl tin
'maa- thal is r.n Into them c sm -
, ,,rn Then t he ,
They a out of the oven, wrapped
up in tissue im i eh,ni, and ax i a*
? itfii an i maids to i .. This lt
and fruit, so tba: all taSt. .- alike, w
lt i,e a blt ol [ I
and the obstacle over which the brtde'e
faiht-r hung: with peralstant reluctance.
Many of the faahlonahJe weddings of
Fa-ster, nolatily of Washington nml New
Vi.rk, will have a cake decorated w'-th
wedding onlora Suppose this to ba pink.
Tba take ls l-aked and Ice*! and placed
upon the centre of the dtateg table. In
tba tag "l M ls set a silver or cut-giaas
.,'id this ls tilled With pink hot?
house mses. This style ls much admired
by avery body, eaeepl lite . merer who
BUppllee Hu- ornament. To his mercenary
I .,[ pink roses Ifl an unworthy
, tin: sugar !?? .1.
Th* re has for a lon*,' time been a large
import tra'!'' In wedding-cake dee0r-itlona.
Tba vary flin-st paste anti ..ligar orna
eoBM from abroad. Paris.
Berlin, and Vienna sending them to this
country. Jin.- foreign we*Mtng-cahe da*
I e Um work of tine artists and
.ii.- worth preserving aa a good piece of
I be dlfferaaae between the work at
iel thal abroad, is that ihe foreign
'?r makes his oraomenta enojolalte
|) ; ii.- y,,., , ,,n examine them minot.'ly
I a grain of niger misplaced.
or a wipe of panta t"0 deep. This care ls
exercised throughout the making of the
tiona uiiill, when completed, they
nie flail, but morvalloea works of sugar
The home wedding-*?JtO artists strive
afr. r effect. They model with th- hands
quii kly t lt tn 0 mould. Their work
ls a thoueend times as pretty from a dis
Ar.ti is narra nc eptable for a
i tut of i * arho must riew it over
each ot! llderft Th" foreign cake
, n. ui'" in workmanship to be ap
? x . ? ny tie- _? li-?; few of the
party Bot thane can forever pre
BOTVe the v.ork as a Wedding souvenir.
Both bli la of worknsdBohlp thus have
th* lr nv. B advaata
The wedding-cake todnatry Ls a growing
now. B arcely any ona now hot has a
?Ke. If you look over the
IS of \ itnl HtatlstJcs, until you come
tn tli" marriage Bat, you inn put down
number nf wedding cahea
linnie during tin rv thero are
ler one than
ii --. mi nany have my tiny do?
ri upon lt. Pow weddings have
? li'", but ther.- ar* oil settlers
mi' is \si,o pcaaafre lie- tndepend
'ntll of tWO i aki-S. Tl
ru's (like ure lukin Iv his rela
: i.im upon,"nnd theallceo from
tiie hi: ., by her 11; itlvea The
ir" ihnn 'i alike : rlenda
i ? tyla in Bradding cak'* chengna a
\ . ye.,rs ago there wera mauy
Now tin re |. ? iiune but
If il Vt I V 1 I!-."- V. eliding esk"
is tn ie made lt ls bete l in querten ami
? !?? fully, Tiie four pans
ike th" fi,ur quarters frc ahared
ii n gnleiiy as tin- quarter of a round eahe
In Olden divs than would haw
? ik", hut nirw the
moat show the never epding
love like th,- wi . !..'_: rliu
an wedding coke nil] I tad
? rt Hallie little flirr.'.v
ann en! i o intel m. Ax I doubtl* ss
ot' it will travel to .iii political
frit-lids, whether liny be I '? I ocrata OT
rivoli for honon upol th* tm* ti'ld as
??ii whl h the groom may light.
.ifilin Wilkes Baeth,
ri Wilhee Footh was
t wen ly teven fenn Old, I min of -triking
e. handsome taco, aad rory arte*
nm is and >tt withal given to
! he Ill"-I \ i"l' III ? ? ry de
MAILS AND MUN CARRI THEM AWAY TO BE ORNAMENTED.
Of citron In the mixture. All ll i
,-u i spelt ?
g2.50 FOR AVERAGE BRIDES.
When s eeks ls cd'fd tbs bude or
ind cuba 'i bl
laure IB U dim
ir aa. ddlng cake, bul
, au atc,ni ii,i ii ?
, pound or >- ? ? I
and then coi ng and trimming.
ke look twice as Mg nnd the trim?
ming io tautly swells it Into i
Tue ornament on top, which ls ?
the wi I
ol sei, ellon Fi i flo |
lin,- uttle Cupid, with aa anvil In his
11,- pounds upon
i? ii, witb the i lit tbal ? ?
?trumeni hlddi n In its rogered di pl
cns i i play the Lohengrin March and
follow* it un w iib the p..pul t
Kew 1,,'k I
\ - i aa ? oke thc bb ?
ls built for t .a
Von s.e a bride and bridegroom la ii mt
, ? '1 he brid," \a,
silk aad tulla ,,"t the ? U of
blink siiKar paste. AgCIa, >ou BC. a a, I | I
beautiful pair o'' bear! sand by an
I rom the how of emiting I
Cupid, v. h.. bung! himself up li-niby tu
wa', i, results.
\\ ash iN< ITON WBDDINi IS.
if a ac y small orriam. nt ls
.*_'..".<?. Arm thi- is not IO ti-iy either II
will tower ai..,a,, the eeks sis lachen gad
lpn mi mu in bs si attractive ai
Ornnments ordered by people with a Ht*
tlt money to .spend stand thi ce feet high
The in,,-t popular ls a ta,I arith '?.Mar
:|s.n lt and a hue siifc-ar .-lanper.
Tbs i'ii ls gorgeously trimmed alt]
Bowen, ?nd ftoiii nil dlrectlont oona*
i'ii;,Ms ant Iii ls of BUgUT t" at'.nd the
lines. A take two fee! high, with
all this upon lt. can be found for BK, with
each augur pinn warranted rta! And
this price I* low when you consider that
a few yeera ago th* "ornament" wa*
the heavlmt oo*t of th* puxrUg*. feast.
::. As an actor, he gare promise
cf being the ??> iel, h bo! tbe sap, nor, of
er ii other, and, If his awn state?
ments aro to be credited, ins Income from
his prof. talon alon,- amounted to twenty
md donan a year. Up to the .hue
,,f tbe failure af tbe plol '?> potion, ba
had play, d ? | daily, Ina. aihihly
., II. ii ? aa li h w hom he en?
nui,di turor, it" sppsara ann bs
?? tot. d ail his enei".;, t,, th.- 1'ijt
? -li.- inarr. r nearest bis h.-ai t
U against Lc PreatdenL?April
id of ki ht io mc ere while:
if ariel to me .rcwntie:
cut tbe " >i? down In our Isle.
All said: "Ta kart I'.reaven
a and the :
And v.. flahi i -boy a' i
, atkin tic even;
Aim - - '?-, to lie
:u il,.- si, Me's sound:
Anl ? --a saffron eye
a ,r. dy's eZiounU:
And poets "f their Mit
Ami quiet t> cn tnt.
Ah. impious! arba at pani
Bl eh V,' In ihood. ar.,'. I ade
< >f murmurous immortality a cargo nnd .?
.... , ^ ,
Kor th* hewn oak a century fair.
A wound lu earth, an ache In air.
And I enid: "Ka ptnarod height
With a summer dahl ?
ui.. re a dryad ti. d b*r
. ?: tt.. I. ng ar. ade oi light;
Nor 'neath Arcturus rolleth more,
? the loud leaves are Bane,
Between the ahom pMM anal the shore.
Lan a organ antiphon.
'Twas nameless enay fed
This blew at grandeur's head:
Som,- a-re.-n reproach o'erdue,
Deganeente m. n! ye drew.
That for his too pain heavenliness our
S ti I ates ye slew."
-Louise imogen Quiney. Ul the April
Rothert di Co.,
4th AND BROAD STREETS.
Wc know whereof we
the largest, best selected, and
the city. We have no mat
damp or musty, bnt all clean,
importation. Over 50 dif
the prices are such as will
apeak when wo say wo have
cheapest lino of mattings ia
tings that aro just a little
fresh, new goods, thi3 season's
fercntstylesand patterns, and
make them sell.
"Buy a baby carriage
To take the baby out
(iive hun soma nice fresh air."
Don't let your wife kill herself cai ry in f a big heavy hahy around
in her anns: bay her a carriage an.l let (he darlings enjoy all tho fresh
air and lanhhine they can. Carriages from %\:1a up.
The panic make ol' goodl W? have ham Hod po ,?uccc.sful!y for tha
put 12 veale, .miva little more ornamental ami more complete in all
Xl details. The highest price Kefrigerators iiiai'.'e are no better in keeping
^.nullities than ours. We have all styles and pric** be I.oxesfrom
' |8 upwards. Handsome Sidehoard Kefrigeratars with lino bevel plato
daises also in stoi lc
hie work oEiiR. limn iMost; nu
coon as n inns tn is .
How If.a Kaangeliied One of the IN ,,i it
Mums of lUehinoinl -Irownliig Work
of a I,real Life.
To turn aside from politics for a mo?
ment, to a simple Sunday
spring afternoon- it
lolling as a youth through ths great li?
brary Of tbe Lnia.M-.iy of Virginia, 1 put
my hand, In th? most detultory kr
way upon a bank, wrinkled nnd arorn
with tbs ysaea. In tb* most desultory way
I ling, nd lt down from the shelf, BM In
the moat desultory way 1 opened lt?this
saic- .limb-ss spring afterhoon?ao full of
it was a book of rotitie legend; the
page toi,i ot st. .vi.s, be wBo I
ti,.- mountain as a n< rmlt
nave esr hlmwelf, and who liv. t In m n h
m>'.-kin ss and loa>- avilh all ip. i's . ici
turt s thal .-vcti the nairn ila of t
day a hind was beini,
. by the hunu rs, and Instil *
iv ii Bed paatlngly to
.ju.-, h.i,. th. arms of tbs hermit foi
refug. 'i.':. anon that finally |
arl of tba helpmate hind Brat
ibe nat. i o' the I ? null.
a not many
: tar, In tb* sh idem of s
Babbath afti moon, i Into a
church iu Richmond, l bad been thar*
? bf mo asaa a I o a is the
av ll. HS aa.u> U liing, In hU
telling for n arlj I ? inly tins
pam, ular afternoon telling
Aji snnounoens ? r startling
br,,ke th* neill cheal ol ra., twilight ot
thai ? ? ' ? ni'-.
Ri Dr. Moses D. I waa telling his
.itu n that in- was going to lake
up a caa- work. that In. m .. mr .
afternoons bclongied to them, nut that
ins nluhts belong, d. I,, hm,
lie was gulag urt-ry Bundey night to
. at . tit M U ket Hail. The ol 1
way down in tbe bottom l
Bbockoe uni and Church mn away
down In tlc bal part of tia tuarn. Kloo,:
tram I "t throbbed ther, th*
surge of tlc army that swelled lu',, Li .
mond on emancipation day hal ttopped
in tumult th- -i harangue* d ir?
ing -I,"lina- dayl hud '.'??:; Ustensd tu
fnitii th- tro-'it, an 1 the gold of /? b
??i gm I o . id been arnon.* its
glories; th* bairn of Bhed ti iwn m. l Navy
Hid and Church HUI hut Kath, red
Un rc to make, the plan of rock-but tl,?-,
thal caine ni ih>* waka of the volley cf
the muskets of their lathers. Night was
reetl**S here than iii,'.'.. .
in Rksunoad, gad wlcbedneee, if asor*
-. was yet rici'- pal bet lo than in
any other sec twa oi Richmond. The po?
lice court was full of those who came
Hom about ' 'hi Market HalL n .
i tn." fevered brow of this dis?
tict Ul til trie hand of Hope had be?
ean,! wrinkled and j I
Waa lu- Hoge a fashionable pr.
H.- aa ? ?' "f h - ChUTi ll
and in th.- personnel oi' ii- Uetenera, II
aa , - au orator.
Lut, b.tt.r, h.; was a poet, and better
still, he was a man of tin- people, bronz
Bd and nervous and tall and more of the
people then they knew ?this nun of ,1 is?
si ? dignity.
ll is the story of his golnjr that I wi.-li
p, t,ii of. il. win soiic yean agu. I
Nobody t.ils of lt, and it must not be
1 have longed to tell of lt from that
apring- afternoon, but have faltered h.
... , i h. ware batter not undertaken by
So very recently i heard th.- itory from
tho lips of Ua- Doctor himself hfl haa:ng
be.ii drawa late tbs tating quita uncon
ly, i may
"How dil 1 dg it'.'" Dr. liege asked
mainly In reply to my .pu ttlon,
?i went down to th.- dm Market Rall
that .Molal .a ? ? ? ruing, and saw Major
Poa, tbe chief of pollen aad told bim
I wanted tn hold moating* la Old Market
Hall every Bu rbi. He . *.
surprise, and urged that tha pla,,, waa
full of plaster and lats and dust, und
Webs and what not.
"I then w..it to a man xs.
to haa..- the place cleaned out; then i
aven t,, Mr. Innman Lark.-r and a Iv I
bim for several thousand feet of lumber
tit for seats: than I went to the al
Hall, and got the loan of a hundred
stools on which to rest the plank lumber.
Not many days, and it was all doe
my i'll Market church was ready for my
old Market congregation.
'It was not lon,,' until Sun.lav ntn-ht.
anti I felt some misgivings: but I put an
Invitation la the paper to all Un?
to com* to the ier vi. <-s. though I spe?
cially asked my congregation to keep
away. I waatad to ba with thoia alana
who I thought n ? I InP. ,oviri*f
?r i --ot up Sunday night nie seats
Ulled, and then mata
i ., i v. iyward
m. I, and women coming In Irregularly
, ' gnoe - where. I did nol
I ? ..!? in
with a tin dipper In it. and
, !,, .lr ink. a wai m.
... ,.,,' to be
? me. i waa not nervoua I
ahoul i turned If tba roof wara
to bloa ot I told tb* rn to N after their
own manner, to io out and to coane In
? ? pl need.
Ti, -. ntly ti.-1-.- i nter-d i I* sol tte fig?
ure ? ? .. unruly In
end hope, n Aa* I was ail
to him. I 'lid not i-iiitlf hun In
a policemen pul bia hand
upon in- shoulder and a I i ''lk'
?: from the
pulpit-stand* "Mr. Pori emai-.' i saitl,
?ti., not 'i- al unkindly with lum.'
? he trot t ik- n out, and
sermon, meeting tha poll' sm in, i Inqulr
t"I ;il...uf the man. anl asked t Mat he
? t from tho 'cager in
which he had hean plec* d.
??'i'll.* next morning, while i wa-, at my
breakfast, there araa a ring of nty bach
i-.,te i ? ii B rn* body v.ante i to se.- me.
11'- WU tbe man of the night before; but
he mus bhnself, and came to thanh ma
f"i' what h'- ! ! urn' to him.
Ha came otb n to near ma after that."
i watched thea*. Old Market ni''tings.
.-ml yet grew.
Bund iv night, tbe good man
? ghi, I remember,
lld lr unto th" !
? ? mc." His
warda were ol
people fed and untie.
Tun I man held
of his pan
for ti ii time. Ti legrams wei ?
John Hall, uf New rorie, :r.m the great
and ere* la, *'.ir line!
i pe* pla pa
li with this guild man,
? man of that Sabbath
imong them, nnd tiie een
'ii of OM ll trkel Hell wea among
!.'?? m. They wera the w irm i ?
d' that great ten tlmiisand, at 1
tl ?? ir.! man's heart.
? -'"pr- d th* .rIr.ri Inner enough
to re* all i of J Barn Witt,
of Richmond, nam. ly, that ?
crowning work of Dr, Roge'e "Ufa I
told him how true I tho ight tl ie woi le
The Old Market Hoge-Memortal
Il will aoon i ? Onlahed.
? .:' Bt Oil
standa, and tba Swiss valleys an sweet
. and glad . >ut with ita Sabbath
Bom* ? ot Ima throb of
? "1 awn's he-irt nil! bi he ir 1 from
il church almig til.- dim wa i
that irind In and out about the
of Old Market Hall, nnd tha refrain of
i thia moat* may ba: ".Mr. Policemen, do
[ nol di ii unkindly a Uh bim."
The J tooter ndded i ter a pana of ?
moment or aoi "A ad, I i dow
, that .luigc witt soya that when u
crime of tba city coori preetlcsUly coma
from thia district heretofore lt i ?
Om clenn* -t record uf any Beetloo of
tba i Lt)."
Ona sombre afternoon ?itting by my
old grandfather i good man, I
heel i hrs Bay: "The -m.: Pst lines in
? nra thea I tba pia.-es the!
knew hun then shall kii'.w him nu tefl
And ; with my boy's memories,
hi thar in the ?
lines mnv ii.me t-i asa when Om rv.
I.i iii iii ahull ha
arel m.iv T* uize liiei ti at
? i ? ni \\ sn, as a boy w Ith
my atora old grandfather i hi ird them:
? Anl ti... places iii it knew bim th* n
shall know rrm in mere forever!" \\
li. <'!.i!-!:ui rn Raleigh -N'ews ami <?b
MR. fl EYELASH'S mt K MMOOTIEB,
Two New Tech SnosieoBoa Informed that
He Uar Bona Killing Han.I lr,I llirda.
Dr. Fr* derich i. Howard and J. Relph
Bui ir- tl I a' ?? i -? returned tr* ? a duck
lng trip to With" Water. Va., when Pr*
ldent*t Cleveland ben bean shooting. l>r.
I i- tba Inventoi of "tha Honrnrd"
trout-fly, and a well known aaseteur with
tun and rod. Mr Murnett u a lawyer
, '.? i DOT Fl.-v?f r-'.s titlli-c. I!n!l' lin
good Judg* - of sport, and they i i
beeb with ih. m forty-odd ducks."a r
m Mr. Cleveland ami "Fighting
Bob" ICvant a** te aid.- to make.
"Wa left Maa Tock," enid i>r. ltowatd
jreotasday, "at :> In tha evening hy tne
Pennaylvnnln railroad, ami ranehoi wide
Wat. r Without chango at 7 the next
morning. The ducking grounds are annie
forty attlee below Washington, and nix
mllea this aide of Acqula creek. Old man
tba owner of a fine farm
the Potomac, which ls four and a half
iiuiea wide at thia point, met us at the
station, and took ua to breakfast at bis
house, not mora thea SOO feet from the
water's <?,],,. Mr Waller lives in rn
old.faahloned Viiglnla farm-house, with a
wide hall running- through lt, and a par?
lor and dlnlnc nx.m on ejt.her side Ttkt
iggeats oaaafort ami quiet, and its
goad peopi,. Bve ap la Its spirit.
"Waller hims" If is a boru sportsman,
aad knows every duck along the Atlan.
tlc roast by tils habits rind bunn;-.. Hg
has a sala* fla., miles lone, aad lures nix.
ty men to haul ll about ibis time 0f year,
when tbs shad and h.-'.ting begin to run
.niue. About 10 o'clock in the
morning a\?- went out to the blinds, en
ot a mlle off slure I should tay,
and flt i BS] nail of his Louse.
" t fed tight or t. ii baehols of corn
seary night to the Backs/ he said, to my
Intense astonishment, 'nnd they eat here
rraui early evening well Inte the next
morning. Then they go ..ff down the riv.
. i- and collect In gr.at block., at a aaf*
' ??..? u mi n th" bents neate along
th.--' Hocks break 'rp int,, bunches, and
all day long thaaa bunche* of birds fly itt
cid fe ?| '
wi rv i-ti decoy* in nerty and we
hui all the thootlng av wanted. We saw
bo caavaarbacks ami shot no maTlar.is.
th,- dicks Which cine to our stools being
black-head* ami lea shudsarn The bay
Ol ,- ls a glad Of bio idblll. a fUg. fat
duck not it fercr winn property soaked
to th" cuna.is bink Itself. The Imy elmf.
st in to have tl.bd ttl.*, canvas*
loi, iv on tba wide Water granada They
aia tct found, i bel:-".", ci tbe Pe teams
t at With" Uh'.r and H'wia re lt*
.Vu,,". Their tdaattflc tuun* ls Aythya
marlla Heartlea. Tho rla?r fhn Bier Ay*
afllnla, bi smallsr than the i,*r
' r. and the creek shinier, Aythya
collarts, I" smaller still.
??im a Democrat; bot r didn't know our
Pn -, li al 1. id - tftiff corn-fed
!? Howard is stn -president of tbe
i teenth Btreet Dank, and lives Itt BB
v -v-tl.-t street Ills frlendt and
a - ttes bavt len .-.iUur Batta lu
The garden Leds I wander.*! by i
.'ne bright .md cheerful morn,
\\ i an I found a icc H. dged butterfly
A-.sitting on a thom,
A black rmi i Unison butterfly.
All doleful and forlorn.
I thought that life could have, no *tlng
To Infant butterflies,
p., I gened op. this unhappy thing
wi'h wonder end surprise^
While sadly with bbl waving wing
IL- wiped his weeping eyes.
V "What can the matter be?
Why weopest thou go wore:
With g.ird.cs fair atc! sunlight free
? < in goodly stet ? '"
But h*? only turned away from m*
I Into a roan.
Pile] he; M|(y legS ere thin and few
Uh- itu el bid a swarm!
Soft fuzzy fur. a |oy to Mew,
?? ki pr ma- 1?, ly warm.
Before thean Happing wing-thingg grew,
T,. hamper and deform!"
A' that outrageous bug I ihot
The fury of mine
Sail I, In toora all burning hot, '
'n rage and .inger high;
"X on Ignominious idiot:
Those aringa are amds to fly!"
"I Bb not want to fly." sahl he;
' I oula- 'vant to *.,ulrm'"
And he di.ped hts wings dejectedly.
Lot still his vob-e was firm; ?
"I ito not want t.? t... ?,, ||v'
I vant lo bs a worm. '
0 pt my of anknnwr lack*
To-day of unknown bliss'
1 l.-ft ma- fool in red aad Mack:
The last I saw waa ft.
Tl." ' reaturo madly climbing back
Into hts chrysalis. -)
?Sat ir lay Review. '
Bal Hie Same Kider.
"Pirdle," enid Mm. Ma ninnis to her
.abie daughter, "What wero you
silting up reading asl Bightt Wai ll a
novel? T.ii your gutter."
V?s, in ,. it was a novel."
'And who will P '
"Dnnma, ihe elder."
"Now. don't tell in,- that. Who ever
heard of au *Mer .viiiiu' a ima. I | gg
you'd flt up half tile mglu to read. You
may bo a n.-w sraatan, Birdie, but you
.ion t fool your easther any."?Texas
One Kind ..r I'.K'trjV
' What'a that long piece o' witing,
papa'.' ls lt jHietry?"
Hastily replacing lt lu his empty pock,
et-book) "Y-yes, dear; lt ls an owed to
your mother's milliner."? Chicago "Til.
Clerk (tn Jewelry atore)? "Gold rings?
dr; atep thia way incase. Eighteen
Mulvaney?"No, sr; ol"ve been
onion*, av ut'* anny o' yura MBMt
New York Ledger. '