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ths'Coxey movement lias struck John B.j
Smith's stock of. genera! merchandise like a'
cyclone, and lie is determined to meet the!
hard times lull in the face and sell to bis'
customers so that they oan pay and live andj
buy again. Don't fail to see him in his brick ,
on the corner of Main and Court Streets.
Manufacturers' Agent for Heavy
JlnrvcNlini; inaclittiory, Inicti tn, uiitomiitio nml plain enineri,
Mil idntlsnf lik'r-, iMtton 'im ii nl prtis-t'i.", Httotioii laim, do-valor-,
1 i 11 tj Hint te, pullcvK, li.'liii.pt nnil entm lltiiuu. hind.
i'ih, hell'.r.tkt-, (lrniKT3, mowers, thresh, vt. liny pitiiat'tf
tuini, oils', i'tc, tie.
Ardmora - x. T
-11 rJl.llH -V '
South Caddo Street.
lo r boil turnouts, iluglo or double, hii.'!,'l"H. oiinlen mid liniku. Ksperlenccd
ilrlveiw Hordes ami iih.uj nhl on riiiiiiiils.nou.
ass :b cs'w 70..
South of Whittincrton's Brick, Gaddo S.t'
Klrt elu to every imrliettlar. N'owly renovated ud furnished
throttuhout. Ternn. $1.00 per day; $100 per week wiMi lodyltur:
3.W) pur week i!oy hoard- W. 0. KlI.'iOHi:, 1'rop.
City . Livery . Stable.
If you want the lhiet lun'out to he Iniil In rdinoic. ilon't
turret the t'lty Stable. New liii't; rMrrlH."' Mid ll"e
liorHi'8. (.'oiuinercinl trado especially pollrltcil IapitIi'Ii. e.I
ilrlvms nrqiiiiliiieil with trio rouulry fiirnii lout when dr.
fired. l.reK hii'irded by the dnv or the iii.miiIi. 11 ml' pure
and pameugdrs trtiuMterrcd to ami from any part of the oily.
CATHEY m & SMITH, Props.
W. B. LAWRENCE,
Cabinet and job workman. Ree him.
MITE FRONT DRUG STORE,
Carries a full -line of
Drugs and Druggists' Supplies.
F. H, SNIDER, PROPRIETOR,
BEIDGEMAN : : HOUSE.
I have IciiML-il tlio ithove linns'. A pint of y.ur pittronnpo bo
licit'Hl 'liiblii- not surpiia oil in tlio Indian Territory.
C. W. WILHELM, Proprietor.
LISTEN TO '. THIS
The Star Grocery, headquarters for every
thing good to eat, at the lowest possible
prices, will meet all competition. Try me
B. F. MAIEY.
Second door east of postoffioe, Ardmore.
Advertise in the .Daily Ardmoreite.
Subscribe for the .Daily .Ardmoreite.
"Al.nut b ycr.i 01
n,T, I suffered
tort Ciillcil ihcit- o
know tlio pal 11
3)4nnl miii'ry lilc!i ol
tSl li.nl to rmliiro JJi
and which clung to 0i
mc In spite of llm 0
inn.1li.lnM tin.. O?
Krrlticil. At laL o
I liemn tnkliii' O:
Ayer s Snrvipv i
trills. After a fliort time, the pnlm o'
waned. I ronthiiii-il the tneof tlio Bar- O
imiinillln (nr n whole year, until the g
rlti'iimatl.m entirely illnipeareil. " o!
Iami-.s W.W, propiletor of livery stslilc, 01
Admitted, for Jubilation
at the ivnnLn's t-Aino
... - - - 0
000 00 00000 ooopooooopoqoc
Gulf, Colorado nitil Snuta To Tl'y. I
ti'itri'kton and Clilcisrn Kvprrsn 1.11 n. m.
Cleburne nti'l ICniiviK City Kxpre'i V.I? p. in.
Onlvcttoti nnd Chlrsien Express l2-0 a. mi
Cleutlint- mid Kuiihi. Uij fiM'rew 1.17 s. tnr
I. It. .Mabox, Tiekot Ag'l.
W. S. Kki:.an,(..cii Pass. Ag't.
Arrival nnil Dopnrti.ro V. S. Mniln.
cjtillth IjoiiL'tl 11111II close b'.lti . Ill 1
South bound. mull arrives 0:1 :! p. 111. 1
North .tioiiml intiil closes 10 n. 111 I
North hound. mull arrives 0i'20 ti. in '
Night limits nrn rliisud :il H.'M p. 111.
Money orii.-i- ili",)!irlini'ut Is oil' 11 1
.t 8 11. 111. nml I'liisoii nt A p, 111.
Olllci1 liniiiH Irr.in h.n. 111.. to S p. 111
iunilttyn froin V:jll).p. m., Io:i;:t0 p. 111.
John S IIamjii ii, 1'. M.
Rt'MMKits ll.viinv, Di-puty.
rinuTM (.iiriKiirrt'iiolry Sireid. Rer
oh'iK evriv l.nnl'ii tl.lv nt II mm. 111. mi'l x I".
i. m Hiiiidiiy jii'iiiiiii, fl .11 n. m. I'riji-r
MrrlinjC.i'wrj' VVedn.-ilay, H 1.1 p 111. 1 hoii
linielli'O i'Miv triiliiy ..vrnlnir. 8 1.1 )i. m
l.iidleh' AldJ-oclely in ly Tuiti'liiy i'1'crj.ooaal
the rliuic'i. S p m Jillte iul F-welnl ini-vilni:
i'MTv 'Iiii-kiIii) nlKlit nt I'lncu niiiiouncp.1 ench
l.unl'c duy l'lcir' meetliii; Ilrt l.nril'i.
ihi In fiie'i month All iiri' roii'.lnlly Invltii'
to nil tervlecH. 1 I! Mumiii. Miiirrlnti'iidnl
un.!i) Sil;vol Vnany .lolmtvn, l'ahtor.
KluT HaptiiT Cm iii ll--lln)nilwnV Street.
fei vlLen ei ly rlniiili'y at II uia. m. nn.Hi.
. ill 1'rnyiT niretiiiK Wiilniit'lii) -Tii.ltie !
At ft f-ciocK nniiniiv ?cnoni nt in , ni i.iioii
lirnctlre Hlilny cwnlnjii nt t o'clork t!
til'i'.l.lill.l.l. 1'ai.lur. 11. II. Iliucv, Clirk. u.
Hill, tMiiH'rliititidi'tit. ,
CIVIC Silt 1 11' I U.S.
Myrllo IuUe-Xo 7..JJ. Jf' t.. taeele eerj
rhurxluv nlRht nl 7:.1ll. llnll 01 i.lte eonrl
ioiih, Onirt mreet Vlrllliu' KtilKhlk e.nf.
I' McKhkVicv, V. t!
.'. T. IIowktii, K. It A ri.
Anlnuire .Ii.1i?p 'No. ."), A.K. nml A. M..
me..lt l-l ll.cir hull on Mi llh i'p.M i irt.,l. tht
fimi Hniiiiil.iy iiUht In caeli month, oil or bc
loru thu full in vt.
I) It. ii.ou-. tVonhlptiil Mnitcr.
Anlnigrii Chiipter, .N.i. II, Itovnl Arch Mn--.iiik.
iii.i'l In tln-lr li'ill ot.r U'hlliiiKloii'
hi im the foil rill timrmliiy nl fill In eaeh month.
. ,. , llutcK. HU'tfrlct.
A 1! Sii.mm (, Sicri'lJiry
Ardnioio Ciimi No. .11, U'oodmeu of the
'A'or'il. i.i.'-JIii Huh- r.irtft il WhlllJlvlon
llnll every (icoiiil ami fnurth Mon.l.iy nljMt
ininoli monlh. Vlaltlna oerel(?ii United to
: II Kcniiuii u, couul l oinniander.
liiiiK lluui. rlei.k.
aitvertlarj in the Ariliiioritu.
... TO ALL POINTS
North end i?st
W.1GHER TALSCS BliTtLi. ..ipJHfl GA.
. . . AND . . .
Free Recljnikg Chair Cars
V"V " 1 T)i -r-m rr
St. Loub, Knnsas Cli
Making close connection wlt'i fasttriln'
tustorn anU Munher.t Hues lor
Now York, Boston, Phlladolphls
BuiTalo, Montroal andJ'ot. Paul.
The "Katy" now rum to Pt. Louis over it
own rails. Anil U tliuoclycouuuuoiullnt
from peup Wutor to
J SU LouIj, Kansas City and Hannibal.
1 SEfH'CE UtiSUIlPASSED.
Information cheerfully f urnuhed by
AMKS DAUKiCK, Y, Q. CIIU30,
ru. a rv. jc, emi a ru. iiL,
a.jwr.ri,, iu r. ,.)
OlDl PPRS F0B sai.5 j
j caKE '
An Itaftli'i Dltliin Wlio I'ii kii . i i
tin Origin (1 t-n n'l e.
A curloun oo wtti iIUcimsoJ In nt
I'nL'liuli court rceutiy. oij !!)
Jnwolors' Wookly. It fnvo'viW r.
riuttsUori whethor iDtunlional d o..
Uuti wan pniatlcod In l.bjllriK' n
viit;b Htxl chain ah "UoH Wittt'ti utni
( lulu " TIih obvloiiH mounin of
tlio wording, unil diiu to wlilnh ni
ojccnplton inn bo tnkun. wnd tlm
both tlio urtloloi wcro of i;old .
clurcyman pasjlni; tlio nlorn In tlic
window of which thoy woro dUpluu-il
nw the slffii: "(loM Wntoh in.
Chain, prlca ,lMv (ft'jittt $.. ).
CoiiHidorlu tlio ti ii'iilii uncommonly
clump, hu opouvd ovortiircs for n
pnioluiKi. ltoforc, Innovpr, pulling
upon it tlio flmil cilnch, hcdi'inunriud
a written p-inratitoo tlmt thu ciuulltv
of both watch mid uhntn wiih oxni'tly
its foprosuutcd. Thrust Into uu uly
position thu dealer wiw forcod to
ronfoni that thu hIu'ii piwuMiolo'y
iu ducuptlve; thu chkln was not
(fold, i'lio ndmUsIon In thf Inelnncc
wan fiunlr. The Indignant tlciy
until nuijo eoaio btronly portl
uout rcnmrlc Augured nt belnjj
olitruppod ulid rninuUHtnituil with,
tho rtoro-kecper throatuncd to ojret
hln hxpilsltor. Hut hu mudo nu.l
uiror in ..ntuirlnj: the clurlcul oiiato.
incr. who, It nppearj, had pruscd tlm
university with llylnjf colors as h
"Look hero." said the oldymniist,
I don't wmit to tuke aUvuntuo i.f
you. hut If you. lay u linger on mo I'll
trim' you lound tbo Mtop You may
InUvi itoliio pardons to ho old womon,
but you aro in tlio wrojt box this
i'urther tho would bo e.'ccjtor did
not Ventura A policeman wnn num.
muiic'cl and tho dea'er urrettod. .Tho
nus 1st ni to lined him, ufter which ho
courted lilfl way homo, n .adder and
much winer man.
ALL FO NOTHING.
tf th 1-nily IU.I llrr l'nro Wlnt .Murr
Con l Mir V int.
An Knltsh lady, wulkinx down tho
l.uiilf 'Arno In Horojiee, in in-cti hor
purse. Thu .Mthineious movomen't
of a man In front mudo hor boldly
demand tbo ntolou property. To.)
uiua.ud to rofUHO tho tlilaf liamlo I
over tho purse Indignant at H.ieli
broiid-duy robbory, tho lady stopped
an alcsantly drositcd Koiitloiiian and.
in excited tone.', Ikjuuu to nour out
hor rlflvuneo. Merely waiting to
hoar "that man stolo my purso," tho
gullunt Italian I'lishoJ utter tin
thlof, who promptly took to his
hcolf. Thoy had it jjood run boforo
tho thlofeoulddodKohlN pursuer, 'llio
Bun of a Hummer day did not help
tlio -polite riorentino to keop eoolj
mo. rod-faucd nml out of bro:ith. ho
turned buuk to meet tho Knllrtli
laly with profu-JO apolou'Ies. "Mad
tun. 1 tun ver,-, very sorry. I did my
best, hut your put'ho U Rono." "Uh,
nol" alio roplle.l. sweetly. "I have
my pur.o. I trot it bauk from tho
man." lot your pmvo b.iok! I'cr
IS'acco! What did you want, then."'
"Want! Why, I want Jutlco." It
was loo much, oven for provorhlal
Italian urbanity, and, ultiio.it chok
ing with .sudden wrath, ho fas-ied
out: ".fusfeo! To think 1 should
have .run myself Into a perspiration
Slia Mull llliu iirr
A prominent Bngllshmttn. Lord I).,
and a proverbial hater of Amoriea
and American, wjn dining lately In
Purls with tho Hrittch minister, and
noxt to him tit tho tnblo was a noted
Nowp rt liello, MUs X. Tho con
versation had drifted to a discussion
of things American. It Is needless
to say that Lord 1. mudo somo pretty
disagreeable remarks about somo
Americans ho hud mot mid soma
Yankee customs hejibhorrod. "Why,
d'ye know," he continued with tin
almost unpardonable want of taut,
that nt some of tho plneon I dined
in Aniork'u I saw peoplo oat with
thoir knives uud spill their soup on
tho tublooiothV MUs X. was thor
oughly provoked by this tlmo, ana
sho ropl.od wlthuppurcut unconcerns
"Wbatioor lettoiM ol introduction
you must ha.o had, my lonl" Tlioro
was no iut re unploa-ant tnlk about
Aniorlcn thut ovening. Harper's
(Srog, a nilxtitro of spirits and
water, wits so called 'roni Admiral
Vernon, a distinguished Hrltlsh
sailor. Ilnulwu.-B woro a grogram
coat and was called "Old tirog" by
his sailors. Ho introduced tho ration
of spirits into the navy bill of faro,
and tho mixture at once received his
AMI. tie illy IIhikIIciI.
"Did you hear about young D'Art,
tho china pnlntor?"
No; what is It?"
"Ho has boon torved llko hla own
How is that5"
"His wifo'a father firod him."
A llr.tli-r' llirnrr.
Little Dot -Isn't papa rich?
Ltttlo IJlck Ycs.overybody suyB sa
Llttjo Dot -Then why doos ho suy
ho wants wo to learn how to ourn
my own lvjlng whon 1 grow up?
Litlto .DJok So somo uuo will
marry you, I guess.
An t'oeipeotett Ila4ur.
Miss Winslow I'm vory clod you
callod, Mr. W lkor.
I Mr, WalkorOh. thank?, aw.ully.
! MIsa Winslow, nioro .onthuslas
tloally Yes. 1 am so dollghte.l to
havo soon that beautiful dog of yours.
'I don't boliovo that aunt of mine
knows sho bus u moustache." solilo
quized young S oonamoro, "and it's
poen right andor her nose for the
last twenty-five year"
An Ioj ntouj I'orni of ltUrlinmll t'urrliii
Ont With Tlirlr llrlp.
n petkln of inon who earn their
living by S'vc.irlii fa'ho ouths, ouis of
t!ulr number r.nvs: "A re'lable pjr
jmerli n ralunbla man. Thero r,'
several broketi'down lawyers, who,
shut out from the court, make it part
of their buslnvsi to kocp In contact
with men who, for a conVderatlon.
wlllswcar to a lie whenever required
Tho-names of thetc peoplo they place
,on tl.e'r books, nml whenever a dis
honest litigator in want of a wltnchft
npplicH to them they uro rady to Mip
ply the demsud within 1ml' au hour.
CJJ Tor Instn ncc, tube a swindler who
Is In want of money. It 1m iputo easy
for him at night tttue to feln to havo
been knocked down by a earrlagi) or
cab, and then to sue tor dam lea. To
tnaku his ease thoroughly strong he
can even take his false wltnosacb with
him, so that they may put In au ap
pearance whon the nntno of tho driver
Is taken. Tho result of the over
whelming presence of witness gener
ally Is that the case Is bettled out of
"In this manner any number of
blackmailing cases arc got up which
nore.r come into court on nccount of
the defenn-less position of tho tietim.
Tlm blackmailer, with hit accomplices,
merolj pays his victim a visit, during
which they make a definite charge,
and tho usual rasult is they retire
with the money ihoy asked for In
"They soldom go into the box, for
their 'evidence,' us a rule, Is so 'com
plete' that tbo opposing side give
way. H Is quite cay to cet hold of a
utni who 1m williug to uwear to an
ordinary He for 81, while, as for allb
witnesses, thoy can be obtained In
nlmoxt any bloon for thu price of u
Some fa No witnesses, however, aro
paid vory hiifli Minis. A friend of
mine abroad was ouep offorjd $Jjo by
a pirty If lie would swear tpii certatii
thing; the uuxt day bo was offered
S?.K0 by the opposing side, who, of
course, had no lde.i tint ha had already
DIDN'T WANT TO BE KUitlCD.
the Hniiootrd Corno Leave, tlir
; I'ntl.'rtHlter In i. Hurry,
i Quite recently a team was pasin
, ur one of tl.e leu ling streets ol
' Kennebec. Maine, when tho horser
' became suddenly frightened and rat
nway, throwing out the fellonr who
was railing. He was ba lly shaken up
and hU condition soemod to Indicate
i that he was do.ie for during hit
sojourn upon mother earth.
I An undortuhiT who happened to
hear of the fellow's misfortune and
' sad condition Immediately made haste
i to tho scene of dlsistcr, equipped with
! everything necassary to care for tlus
! fellow who was supposed t have
, suddenly passed away. It saoms hit
; wns placed in the wayon. and then the
undertaker started witli h.s supposed
corpse in pcstluivte for the man's home.
He ha 1 not gone far when the man
recovered from his deathly (?) slum-In-r
and rcvive.l sulUeleutty to til;o in
tho situation and leap from tho wagon
and reach a small hotel they wjre
ju-t passlnf. Ima,Ins the inteuto
surpr'.so of Mr. l.'n '.ertaker a short
time after, when II." liud r;one but a
j little distance and lo.il.rd around und
i discovered that the tdii jlc Indication
of there hnvln.r boon an. -bi.ty in thu
wagon was th m.muer In which tha
1 robes were left!
Truly tho hard tlmos hare mado
business (lull in every lino and pir
haps tho poor undertaker has shared
with the ret. It tmy beoai a ham.i
that hu lost this opportunity or. earn-
j lug an honest dollar aud performing a
1 faithful duty.
MADAM'S r INOEft-N AIL3.
She Hit. Thrm Hlianeit for "t:ae.itlon,"
Kshlhltlnn" or "IJucaiie."
This is a prigr.'ssive age. and thi
"manicure lady ' is up to iluto. She
has among other thia-t for Baycr-n'tll
eulturu technical t ;rnn thit ray b"
edifying to tlu people who are "com
pelled by a snarlod-up skein of circum
stances to wear haniN nu naturel.
"Will madam havo hor nails shaped
for exhibition or execution'.'"
"Don't know what you iiuiui."
"Ha, ha," sho gurgles, and procoedi
to inquire: "Does madam play on the
musical Instrument or tho type
writer?" If it is a key-board she must havo
the escape nail; if the violin or bauju
or any strlng3 she cuts tho nails low,
quite far below tho fln-jor tips.
Tho patron plunlts the banjo. 8hn
takes the decollctn atyle, and whon
the operator ia through with her
hands tlia llosh staud.'i upabovo her
finger nails like cushions.
The "exhibition cut" is for idlo
hands, and the nails are tinted and
filed Into curves as nearly HWo tho
moons at the basu of the tail as they
can bo shaped.
Word. Full of Mranlnjr.
The late premier of Canada, Sir
John A. Macdonald, when introducing
the several members of his cabinet to
the marquis of Lome, then just ar
rived in Canadu to take the position
of governor-general, said, Lpeakln? of
Mr. Chaplenu, thu new secretary of
state, who was cla 1 In a nwn.flcjut
sealskin coati "Your exeollonry, al
low mo to introduce to you tho keopei
of the grca.t seal." Meeting niton ouc
occa.slou a learned Canadian judgo ol
a very rubicund countenance, Sir
John said: "I am delighted to soo
you, ray deeply red old friend,"
With HU Other foissitloni.
At a churcji-uicettng In one of tho
suburbs .of Chicago, tho luqulry was
mado whether u certain. l.twyer of tha
congregation, whoie financial atfalrs
woro somewhat involved, had "got re
ligion. " To which u ithar lawyer
present respjnde.l: "No, l thlak not.
unless it's in hh vi:e' naaa "
NOT UPOI'.hH AS iif'Bt.t.!tO.
Hum rnilMh Xmi M'Ulrli stranga
ti I.Uhla. .Mltjtriiuuuur.
A certain Kptr.l.li maifaiino bu
boec printing .a,erlrs .of nrtitto j,i
5tIr,iiM'?, and, after dilpoviu of loo
'ronchvrou knife, fork ni l spo-in,
olevntlug and loivorln the huts of
jninklnd for, all pos-slld" rvccosinnn.
nd providing rules for nvery pstbl
emergenoy, from lipping over ,voa
neighbor's colTen to coming to life nl
your own funeral, th'naec untnodatlng
joitraai givas one really Int'rcstlnj
i paragraph oa the propsr peonunclatloh
of Hitgllsh names. Of course evBrf
onu knows tho old csteh namot ol
Cholmondely (t'humley), lteauchamp
fUeecham), Derby (Darby) and
MaJortbanltJ (Marchbnnks). Hot
it may not have occurred to
this benighted pcopia to call Lord
Huthvcn "Lord ltlren " or to nili nl
J the St. Maurs as tho "floniura."
Ilerkeloy must also Xm called llrklay;
O'-ogheda drops the hard g" sound!
th Heytnours are like the 8t Manrs.
j "Hemurs;" Do Moleyns Is Damolins:
Ilcauclerc is Angllcir.edi the loiter "t
In Johnstono might better havo nevtr
! been born for all the nttcntlon II
j woWes; Cowpor might lo written
"Coo ler" and bo less dcluslvo; Mont-
I gomery Is called Mungumry; Ulouiit,
of course, la lllunt; eipully, of course,
Uronghani is llroome; Trafalgar has
the accent on tho last syllable) Vlllier
Is called Vlllers b all but the un
initiated; Ht. John and St Clair ar
pronounced Slngin and Sinclair) tlm
two surnames Knollyn and Knowle
aro alike; Dalzlel is Deel; (Ha uls In
Ulurms, and Leveson (tower (tht
Sutherland name), is called Lcwioa
THE WORLD OF CHANCE.
It Did for ronnr lllrrar.
Jtvi.it n Clriiuiln; Novdt.
If young Hlgvfer had not b;en read
Ing "Lady l-'itz-Maudlln's Dark Se
cret" until 2 o'olos'.c lu the morulug,
he would not have arrived at the dry
goods storo wlih his head full of
Chestorlleldl.tn and elegant phrases
with whleh to rogalo tho girls at th
If he had uot had those phrases in
his head bo would not have ma le an
impression of ciegiiiiea and education
upon tlie wifo of the proprietor who
happened to ea t in and pauso near
tho bargain counter to usk a question.
If ho had not made sueh m Im
pression tho wife of the proprietor
would not h tvo o pat Kurd about htm
to her husband for about teneoinecn
tivo brc.iltfis s.
lfshelrtd not thus expatiated her
husband would not have been led U
plnc youtg Hi. 'gins in a position
where he could look Important and da
no ptrtlcular harm, from which posi
tion he was su'-cis-dvcly nuili.-d ti t to
higher plac ;r., and ot latt ta a partner
ship in the rlriu
If young Higglns hvln't lieen read
Ing "Lily I'itx-Mntir.u't trk
Secret" In would siia l s-ii jsm m in
theallk dep.irtiu n Hat tho w .rli
lay;' til U h.i is n nun of -mderfy
sntorprl.o und a .N.i, tie jn uf lluanc
' Itrnris tun Miillkr.
Von Moll ko .,1100 .-nt r Lin Ian,
at be thought, inn giiitn. Ilo oc.Kiud
a room on the gnu d floor In tha
"Itaverisch i llof an 1 weut to 1d
carl i', but forgot 1. 1 ilrjw hi blin Js
down. When h wn ptst g dng to
e'ejp lu hoard in i!u drawing near.
Re had been recti..' ri )ed, after all, and
. Was CTlltlll? to bo Mr..i:it!i I f.'..itn 'I'll..
dlllUully was lu to jet drrti-,l with-
oui ot'tng een lleiinred nol slrika
a light. Hut j resently the glare ol
torches lit up Ids roo n and the curi-
ous crowd s md el j-e to tho window,
their tuiKos pre .mi I against the panes.
In Mt-.it.. nf tlit 1... f .1, It. 1...
i rise, so he got up and droned. Hut as
he put on ca It piece of his apparel,
the feat waa greeted with loud and
nrnlftni'inl t rv. In. ..a
Jl.lrh Stronliic In II II :hnr.
Departing from a friend's Hut tho
other day t almost fell over a chair
that stood ugitust ihe banisters.
Tho friend explained: "Thai's sn
awkward place for a chair, 1 know,
but I find II necessary." "How so?" I
queried. "Well, you know thuro wa
people who will bid you an affection
ate farewell at the reception-room
door, und thon when you accompany
thorn Into the hall, tho,- will stand
fifteen or twenty minutes on the top
stair conl u'tlng thulr chit, "So as I
grew tired of hanging over the banis- '
ters, I had the chair placed, here, and
when I see tho symptoms I drop Into
IL "You were saying" "1 was
saying nothing," replied , as 1 mad
for the front door, "execpt good.by."
He tl-.il lllm Thar.
Tno lnte Sultau Hurglissh had
very savage, chained Hon, and aa a
ha'ipy tliought. offered It to Sir John
Ulrk. then llrlilsh consul-general to
Constantinople, reminding him thai
the Hon formed ono of the supporters
ot the r.iyal arms abovo the gala
of the lblltsh consulate, and that tha
prc-enee of tho real brute would,
therefore, be highly appropriate. "I
am suro that your highness would
never make an Incomplete prciant,"
he replied, "and wheu you are able to
accompany the lion with a unioorn I
shall bo delighted to rccolve your
Three eaU of a speelos said to ba
nnknown weru discovered recently In
the spire of a church at Brighton,
Mass. Tho cats aro covered with a
coat of long, shaggy fur; their teeth
arolougand ulmos. like tusks. Oa
the noio of each is 4 long tuft of hair
rcsumbllng a tusk. Thoy aro very
ogile and spring from rafter to rif tei
with the ease o a squirrel. It is nol
known how they got into the spir or
how long thoy havo b.rn there.Sat 1
ia believed that they have been con
fined tbiir acris.) abode for muj