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Vienna. I keepsC1
THE INDIANS PAID.
What tihe White Men Charged Them
For Killing One Donkey.
In 'Rem iniscences of Old Ti:ues in
Tenueu.see- a story is told of the good
faith and honor of a party of Chicka
saw Ind-ms. While buntin:: one fall
they shot a donkey. is:ain;: the
creature for a wild animal. They sold t
the hide. and it finally cante to the
hands of John Barnes in Lipton.
.When the Chickasaws retur::ed to
the region of Upton for their annual I
hunt the next fa!l Carnes invited them
to a shooting match. the prize to be
the skin of a very rare animal.
Thirty braves nppeared at the con
test. and one of them won the prize.
When he saw the skin be turned It
over and said: -Hla. ha! Me kill him:
Me shoot him! See!" And be pointed
to the fatal bullet hole.
Then Darnes told them thac they bad
killed a donkey. a very useful animal.
but he was sure that they bad done It
by mistake. believing it to be a wild
The Indians listened attentively to
the white tuan's words and then con
suited together a few minutes. Finally
they separated. eh-brave going to his
pony. unhitching tizo and lendi;: him
to the spot where a gang of white men
stood. Barnes in the IId.St of then.
I Then one of the Indians spoke:
-'We sorry we kill donkey. We think
he belong to the woods. We tind him
I In cane. We think him wild. We sor
ry. Now we pay. We take no white
t man's boss. pony. nothing of white
man. We honest. We have ponies:
that's all. Take pay." And be mto
t tioned to the long line of ponies. held
by their owners.
"How many-r asked Barnes.
"White tmn say. returned the in
dian: "tke plenty.
The honor of the red men was not
e eqaled by the whlite men. for. he t
recorded to their ;hane. they took
I from the Chickasaws thirty-five ponies
to pay for the accidental killing of one
The One Who Knew.
-Elljah." said the judge to the de
fendant. -You have had a fair trial.
U The prosecuting attorney has showu
by circinustantkli evidence that can
n not be gainsaid taat you were in M1r.
Brown's chicken coop on the night
4 that t-s bens disappeared. and your at
torney In his speech has practically
r admitted that the theory of the prose
cution is true. Have you anthing to
say before the court pronounces its
-Jedge." said Elijah. rising politely.
all rs got to say is dis. I don't know
-e much about de law. but I does know
ie bsaY eu-mdence isn't good. an' all
dese lawyehs says Is heabsay. I
ougter know. fob 1 uz de only man,
I In that chicken coop dat night, an' 's
denied it raight erlong."-Chicao Post.
A London journal says that a lively
discussion once took place in a town
council in the north of England. One
thing led to another till one of the
disputants gave another the lie direct.
The insulted party rushed forward.
and the pair clinched. At that -mo
ment the dirst man escilmed. -l -e
.tate haltyou area lIar!" To the
astonishment of every one, the aggrriev
ed party iet go his hold. "Oh. well.'
he said. -In that case I accept the
1apology. If a man says he reiterates,
that is all any gentleman can ask Hie
did not understand why the bystand
es laughed. but the fight was off.
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AN AFRICAN RAILWAY.
he Way it Was Described by an
C. J. Phiilips. business a:gent in
ganda of the Church \Iissiouary so
iety. throws light upon the workin::S
f the native mind by <iuoting a re
=rkable letter in which a native
sember of the katilkiro's (prime mintis
er's) party gives a description or the
-My friend. I can tell you the Fn
eans have done :1 t:;arveous thing to
ake the railway and the- tr-ains. They
asten ten or tifteea houses toJgl'i-et
nd attach them to a !ireptiace which
s as big as an elephant. nnd the road
t goes on is as smoeth as the stem of
plantain. It goes as fast as a swal
ow flying. and everything you see out
ide tits past you like a spark from a
Ire. If it were to drop off one of the
ridges not one in it would be saved.
or It goes dreadruily quick. The hills
t passes are as high as those of KoMi.
.d they have bridged over great val
eys which are as deep as that you see
when you look from the top of Nami
rebo. so deep that you cannot see the
bottom when you are going over them."
Later there follows a description of
ship: -It is as deep as our two sto
ried house and as wide as the king's
road in Mengo. and it is as lonir as
from the katikiro's fence to the gate
of the klngt inclosure. It has three
tall poles In it and a big throat. out o!
which smoke comes, which is as wide
as the new drum in the churmb at Na
mirembo. The rooms in It go dowr
three stories. and the boards of thmes
I cannot describe to you. for such ha-t
not been seen before. There Is a 101
of metal work about them. too. but
these also I cannot describe. for it L
so tine. There are children on boar
and a fock of sheep and places t
wrash In attached to every place wher
a chief sleeps. suc'h ven our 'in:
has never pos'seed."-London Stranc
to call on your new neigb
bors uext doory'
Not 1. They insulted me the da:
they moved in."
"As to how?"
-Asked me to occupy a sofa on th
sidewalk: said they feared I couldn
get a1 good view from behind th
Brown-Yes. 1'g acquainted wit
your wife. old man. I knew her befol
you married her.
Smritb-Ah. that's where you had ti
adanage of me-I didn't-Life
Nobody does anything wdl1 that the
cnnnot h4..- doing. Work is oujy we
done when it is done with I w-L
He-it was a frightful moment whe
I received your letter telling me <
the insuperable obstacle to our ma
riage. I would have shot myself, bi
I had no money to buy a revolve
She-Dearest, if only you had let ii
All Had Been Used.
"So Plunksville's exposition is of
"We couldn't think up no new naz
for a midway."-Chicago fleor-H
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WHAT IS A JOKE?
: Is a crious Busines to the Man
Whc Concocts it.
-There's vew Ihin.: thought I knew,
ut tind I (!,.n't know." :id Tommy.
What is : joke?"
Father pricked up Lis ears. as It
rere. -. joke." be sad sIoWY. -i
oometbing its maker thinks is funn.
ut nobody elte does.
"That exphilis it the. Today I said
Ln awful quaint thing. Mother uad a
ot of women acre, and th-y talkde
bout clothes. I said: *A womziian's
ind is always on clothes. When she
in't talking through her bat she's
aughing up her sleeve.' But no one
aughed. and I read that one too. Tell
ne a joke."
"If I were to say when I came home
!rom visiting the cernetery !:it I bad
returned from the dead. that would be
-Is that a practical joke?'
"It is not. It's a grave joke."
"What's a practical joke?"
-If your mother just before gourj
out shopping asked for money and j I
gave her all she wanted."
"Do you like practical jokes?"
"Not when they're as practical as
"Does every one like jokes?"
--Few peop!e do. Most think it is
more blessed to give than to re ave.
-Then people can't take a joke?
"There are some who can't Editors.
for instance. rarely take a joke.
--Does any one make money from the
writing of jokes.,
"Only the papermnakers and the post
al department of the government.
"Must a joke be funny to be a joke?"
-Then some are serious?"
"Not esactly. But if you refer to a
sexton as a man of grave cares some
might think you intended to be jocu
-Is a pun like a jokel"
"Nothing at all. A man who makes
a joke is an ido. whereas a man who
makes a pun is a criminal."
-Then the man who writes what be
thinks are jokes is a funny fellow?"
"No: It is a seriouls business with
"He has his ups and downs, then?
"Yes. lie gets up courage to write
to editors and gets turned down by
You're not referring to the man
who writes the column in the papers
every day? Surely life is one joke
"No. it Isn't. He thinks be's a hu
morist. but he's a pessimist Hed
ither be a bodcarrier."
"Why. does a' bodcarrier make more
Well. he has a habit of climbing and
often goes higher. Besides. the out
door work is healthier."
"Isn't joke -writing benithy?
"Not when you're caught at I."
"Can a man write jokes and still be
"You forget. Tommy. that our re
marks are Intended for publication
and that I have many friends who
write. Besides. 1. sometimes get off a
joke or two myself." - Philadelphia
"I think it's wrong *for a married
man to gamble." -
I"It's worse than wrong. It's Idiotic.
IHis wife gives him fits if he loses and
coniscates the proceeds if he wins."
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