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The Next Parade,
The next parade! Will there 'ie onef
Aflat hundred year have Rone,
Will Ihc world wake lit joyous man
Will thousands who are yet unborn.
Crowd the new ilrtrl), W illi fife and drum?
Will they remember, will tlmjr com
To if the nf it parade?
None Will be loft or til Hint throng,
Who sw our soldiers pass alonii.
The babe against It motber'i breast,
Who watched, unknowing, with the rest,
Will shoulder nrms ami fii away.
Before Hie next t olunibus Day
Comet with n proud piradc.
Tbn men tli.il marched, the gcni'Ml alt
Will meet one foe. oliey the rnll.
And Join the more maieslle hniid,
Who muster In the unknown Iniul.
The world may he but burylmr around.
And when ('oloitiluis Day rnmn round.
Where will be Ihe parade
I.iriner Htnddard, In Independent.
Sally and trie Grizzlv.
On recent trip from S:in Antonio
to our camp oil Ihe Hio (inutile. I
Hopped over a day cn route, nnd paid
long-promised visit to the 1'iuii'lt of
my o'd fellow-ranger and brother
scout, S:in IVitcliud, on tho Hio
Sam la very com fort ably allualed,
tna a good ranch, well slocked, two
bright, healthy children, and 11 rlinni
lug 11 littlo wife aw a 1111111 could wish.
1 wn never entertained more roy
ally in my life, and regretted Hint liu
porlnnt busiiics nindo my atay such 11
.Sum's much houso U n eommodiotia
one-story building, with some proton
(Ion to nrchitci'lui'iil bentity.
Tho walla aro of adobe, but tho in
terior i finished ofl' very prettily In
California red wood,
I wm entertained upon my arrival
in a large, squnro, front room, open-
lnr upon a wi lo porch. Tho flour
waa nicoly polished, and in tho ccutro
of tho . apartment wna nu enormous
rug of akin which, from tho clawa 011
it, I identified nt onto at a grizzly
Contrary to tho usual rnatom, lliia
rug waa hairless and oil and stnoke
tanned to a volvoly softness.
I was examining it whon Sum ttalv
' red in lilt wife, whom t bad never
mot. Ho Introduced bar.
"I oaw you examining that fckln,
George," aid he, nficr the greetings
wore over. 'IIo waa a big follow,
"As largo a grizzly aa I cvor saw,"
I nneworcd. "What made you lake
oil" the linlr and tan il? It would have
bicn much prettier if thu huir bad been
"Ah," exclaimed Sum, "but this
grizzly didn't havo any huir at least
lio waa bairloa when bo fell over
dead! Ho wa a auvago old brute,
ud," baring Ida Kinowy right arm
and exhibiting aevoral long scars, ho
managed to give ma those mark lie
fore lie kocled over, and but for Sally
liero he'd have made mincemoat of me
In very few second, for I was with
out arm and wholly at bis mercy."
'Now. Sain," pouted Mrs. Pril
cbard, "I liopo you're not going to tell
that old slot y again!"
"But I am," instated her husband,
and I know Goorge will nppreciuto
Mrs. Prilchard demurred fecblv at
ibis; but ns 1 Insisted upon hearing
tho story, she gavo way, and Sam spun
tho yarn with a graphic power which
I wish that I could reproduce here.
It waa during tho last outbreak
among the Cbirirahua Apachos, under
the leadership of Chief Goroniino, that
the adventure took place.
Sam, who bad only short time pao
vlous loft the Hanger service, was on
a visit along the llio Frio, and bad
made the acquaintance of Mia Sally
Doling, whose father, a widower, was
the ownor of a vory considerable
' Rancbmau Doling was doing very
11, but be was a typical frontier
man, and when Sam arrived ou the
scene bad about coucluded to pull up
takes and push ou up the trail to
Sam, being familiar with that sec
tlon of the country, guvo him consid-
' arable information. Boliug fiuully
employed him to guldo the outfit.
At first bo was going to sell bis
ranch and slock and start anew In tho
Territory. Sam arguod aguluat
"You may not like the country
after you get tlioi's," he said, ''and 1
would gdvlse you to uiuko a sort of
preliminary survey, locato a ranch
which you IhiiiK will bo suitable, put
up your buildlugs and corrals, then
come back and settle up your business
To this arraugeniout tbe rsncbm.au
flually agreed. . Ills chief her dor was
a very reliable mail with a family
Leaving tbat trusty man In charge of
lite Hie lfrle ranch, be storied out in
cli of a now borne, taking- along
with blm bis daughter Sally, In whose
good Judgment and common sense bo
placed great reliance.
Tho out tit alt told constated of fif
teen persons, twelve Mexican herders
nnd drivers, Sam and the ranchman
mid bis daughter.
To transport the camp qulpnge,
they took along two big prairie
schooner and nu ambulance wagon.
The journey through Ihnt section of
Texas, formerly comprised In tiie old
territory of Uexnr, was mndo by easy
stages and without event.
Crossing the llio (irnndn bolow Las
Ci ncea, New Mexico, tho oittllt puahod
ou ncroas tho nrld alkali pliilns toward
the I'iiMilciiu Mo iiitnlns, nmong I lie
foothills of which Sum know of
scrotal fertile, Well-walcicd canyons,
from which the ranchman could tnko
his pick as a grazing ground for herds
and flocks. Aftor exploring sovnrnl of
these canyons, Ranchman Holing final
ly selected 0110 tbnt be thought suitiiblo
and the out lit went into camp to give
tho horses nnd ponies a few days' rest
and nllow them to replenish ilieir
larder Willi fresh meat for game was
The Journov had taken about n
month, mid during that lime Sum b id
fallen desperately in love with Miss
Sum la n good-looking, fellow and
tins 110 bad linblls nnd hud saved up
11 tidy sum that would help immense
ly toward stocking n ranch.
Miss Sally was ns deeply hi love
with blm ns bo was with her, and tbe
falher, having taking qnito a fancy to
be scout, was not nverie to having
lil lit for a son-in-law.
In climbing a steep ennyon wall one
afternoon in search of black-tailed
deer. Sam slipped nnd sprained bis
tinkle so badly Ihnt 011 tho following
lay, when tho hunters stinted out, he
was obliged to remain behind In
Tho entire outfit, with the exception
of two herders, sullied forth in search
of gamo. and those left In tho camp
proper wero Sum mid Miss Silly.
Of course, being uu Invalid, ho re
quired a great deal of nttention, to
which ho was not averse, so long ns
Miss Sully was tho attendant.
Sim had concluded todosomo wash
ing, and bad a big llio burning in
front of tho lino of tents. Sum re.
dined ou a pile of blankets 011 one
sldu of tho tiro under a big livo oak
tree, while Miss Sully performed her
latindrying on the other side.
Tho foreuoou passed very pleasantly
and without event. Sim bud fallen
into a doao, ntid Miss Sully, having
lluisbod her hiundryiug, waa busily
engagod in filling half a dozcu lan
terns from a large coal oil can.
The snapping of some dry branches
buck of whero hor lover lay caused
her to look up suddenly just In lime to
seo an enormous grizzly beur that had
becu attracted to tho camp by the
sinoll of fresh meat, shambling up tho
For a moment llio sight of tbe
gigantic beast robbed her of speech
and motion. She stood with wide
staring eyes and loud-beating heart,
whilo Sam, who had been awakened
by Ihe crash, star ed up on bis elbow
and looked around hi in.
Just at this minulo tho bear rcachod
tho top of tbe bank, and copying tho
ic mt, uttered a savage growl and
rose upon his hind legs.
"My rifle, Sully! Quick I shoot!'
cried Sam, scrambling to his feet, for
getting lu bis excitement bis sprained
Sally's lips parted, but no sound Is
sued from them, and alio tlghtoned
her grasp upon the haudlos of coal tho
The bear bad been stoadily advanc
ing, beating tho air with bis strong
He was almost upon the scout, when
Sum, still forgetful of bis ankle,
startod toward the tents.
One step only be took, and thou,
with a groan of pain, sunk to Ibo
At the same Instant tho bear caught
blm by the arm, and bis long knifo
like claws cut through the scout's
stout buckskin shirt, and ripped out
furrows of flesh eloar to the bone.
In another moment the bear would
have fastened bis teeth lu Sum's
throat; but Sally, recovering hor pros
enco of mind, leaped forward and
dashed tbe couteuts of tho coul oil can
full in tbe bear's face.
With an angry snarl tho great bruto
bouuded over the scout's prostralo
body In pursuit of Ibis now enemy.
Sally rau around the lire toward the
tent, where she knew Sam's rifle
stood, ready loaded.
The bear took a shorter course and
attempted to leap tbe blazing embers.
As be passed through the flames, the
coal oil with which bis shaggy fur was
saturated was ignited, aud la a mo-
... Ita mm aIHii Avar av a
the ground, biting, scratching and
Whit ho was tints engaged Sully
gained the tout, seized Sam's rifle, aud
running close up behle the grizzly,
puahed tho muzzle of the weapon into
he brute's f aco aud pullod the trig
Ihe bullet went clear through tho
creature's bruin, and death was almost
instantaneous. As the bear's great
limbs, blackened and burned by the
lire, all Honed nnd grew rigid, Sum,
roused by tho sound of tho shot from
tho unconsciousness into which bo hud
fallen through pain, raised his bead,
Just lu time to see Sully reel, clutch al
llio air blindly, and full fainting (o the
"I managed somehow to crawl lo
liar side," said the ex-scout In coticlu.
sion, 'mid throw some water lu hor
face, which brought her buck to con
sciousness. Thou aba bound up my
arm in a prickly pour poitltlco, and we
were both snug and coinforlublu when
the rest of Ibo out lit returned to camp.
Every hair ou tho boar's body hud
b'on burned oil', and I reckon bo'd
Imvo died tiny way, cron if Sully hadn't
shot him, I got one of the Mexicans
to skin tho dead body, scrape oft" tho
charred huir, and smoke and oil tun
tho lildo ns tha tiinmouto of a might?
1 m crow escape from death.
That uitveiitiirn did otto thing,"
with an ndmirliig glance nt bis wife,
who blushed prettily "it made 1110
about as liuppy it man aa you could
II nd on tho frontier. Sully consented
1 1 become my wife, nnd on tho way
back wo stopped over at Doming, Now
Mexico, and wore married. With
whut money I bad saved up I inadu a
payment on my father-in-law' raticli
here, nnd bo located In tho ennyon
whero we had had tho adventure with
tho bear. His ranch house stands on
the vory spot whore the bruto fel1
dead." Saturday Night.
Hie Dog Willi 11 Sensitive Eur.
"I wus raised in the country my.
solf, nnd would bo the lust man in tho
world to speak lightly of a country-
aide concert," said a Lowlslon clerk.
"but a remarkably funny thing did
happen the other day at a country en
tertainment whero I was. 1 hud driven
up lo tho AVuyno in my team and was
returning when night overtook me in
a littlo liamlot between lliero and bore.
1 had to put up at otto of thu farmers'
houses aud stop ull night. A large,
black dog hud mot 1110 tit tho d'jor and
seomcd glad lo soo 1110. After supper
tho folks said that thoro wui to bo n
concert for the bouolit of an old
soldier in tho schoolhousc a mile awav.
Hob, tho boy, waa given permission to
go. When wo hud all got settled lu
the plank seats, behind Ibo plank
lesks, in walked Itib with that
"llio dog crowded under a seat
After numerous other things on the
prograuimo thoro was a soprano solo
by u girl lu very bright color. Tho
first note of tlio song roso clear and
shrill. There was a scratching of
claws on tho old floor nnd the dog
crawled out. Then n she sang Ibo
dog got back on his hnuches and
bowled that very morn ful bowl that I
have hoard In tho night when dogs
buy at the moon. Tho girl stopped
and somo 0110 klckod tho dog, who
stopped, too. Then the singer brave
ly b'gau again. So did tho clog. Tho
girl stoppod nnd Inug'uod nervously.
Somo 0110 put out tho dog, and tho
folks smilod oncoitrngingly as sho
again began. From outside somewhere
camo tho sound of tho melancholy dog
again. This time sho stopped and the
proceedings were delayed till Hob was
out of hearing with that dog. Now
that dog had what I call "a sensitivo
car."' Lewiston (Mo.) Journal.
Profitable Sparrow Cutching.
"Tboie 'ere sparrows are worth $1
a hundred," was the reply made by a
handy man who with the aid of a huge
not was engaged scooping sparrows
into a huge bag by the score at the
Twenty-fourth District Police station
on Wednesday evening. ' This exter
initiator of tho pugnacious littlo spar
row has boen grantod the privilege of
gathering In tho birds which uostlo lu
u thick growth of ivy which covers
0110 of llio gallerios of tho polico sla
lion. Tho man carrios about from
place to placo a huge not which U at
tached to light wicker poles, by 111 earn
of which it is held erect against build'
lugs overgrown with Ivy. Wheu the
uot has boen got lu position tbe Ivy 11
agitated from top to bottom. The
birds immodlutoly begin to flultoi
agalust tbe net and to their bewildor
mcnt fall lower aud lower until they
come within the capuclous maw of an
open sack which is fixed reudy to re
ceive them. As many as 160 birds
have lu this way been gathered at
single haul from the ivy at the Twenty
fourth District Police Station. They
are sold for sparrow shooting con
tests. PbllaAloipbia Press.
A nitACRrtlti AH IM Mi THAT It AS
BKfcJf ADDED lOOUll fr'AUNA.
Bnmw fttnrtM nt Their tit lilt TJoatf.
iter Marie With Them and Thai1
Owner Overthn WlnterSnowe
of Northern Klherla.
ND so we can now
among tbe fsunu of
tbe American Con.
tinent, that is to
say, since the sue
of these fleet-footed,
gentle, but tiratesa
snimnls Into the northwestern corner of
the rontinent, Alaska. List year, rays
the Now York ltecordnr, sixteen deer
were brought from the casttro coast of
Siberia and transported in the Bear to
Amakuk ami Ounalaska, nnd this year
0110 hundred and eighty morn have been
btuti'htovar fo the Port Clarence corral
by Siberian herders, who will teach the
oative Alaskans how to take care 01 thi
oew Importations. It is hoped that the
reindeer colony will prove a great suc
cess, and that Dr. Sheldon Jackson's
forethought in urgiag the bringing over
of the graceful irnmlurants will meet
with thu reward he anticipates.
Tho benefits the reindeer are expected
to bring to Alaska arc conntle-s. They
will furnish an Inexhaustible food sup
ply. They will bo of great advantage
in the matter of transportation, in draw
ing sleds to placet now almost inaccessl
ble In winter, taking the place of dogs
which ou long journeys have to carry so
much tood along with them that there Is
so very littlo room for other things.
As an official Wnshlngtou report says;
'The introduction ol the reiudner
will give a new means of transportation
that even tha poor natives can enjoy,
sinco after a proper multiplication of the
herd its distribution among them will no
doubt take place. Finally, the reindeer
furnishes clothing to the dweller in
Arctic regions. As Captain Healy put
it, 'clothing of reindeer skin has been
found tbe best and only kind to with
stand the lutonse and continued cold of
the country. These skins are now
bartered at a high price from the natives
of the Siberian coast.' Thus the three
most important of the prime necessities
of tbe natives are combined In this ani
mal now Introduced.
"Of course," the report goes on to
say, "tbcru is some doubt how far the
domestication will pro to aiuccess. Dut
with tbe samo climate and the same
source of food, which Is the natural
mots, the reindeer ought to thrive in
Alaska as well as In Siberia. As to the
moss, official reports indicate that tho
visible supply of it is even mora abundant
in Alaska than on the Siborinn coast. It
is alto fair to suppoie that care and
attention will improve the reindeer like
other animal. In somo Arctic countries
these animals are the chief source of
wealth and very naturally when they fill
such a variety of uses. Dr. Sheldon
Jackson, in urging an appropriation by
Congress for introducing the reindeer
into Alaska, noted that in Lapland,
Sweden, Norway and ltutsia there went
about 400,000 tame reindeer, which
supplied many people with much of
their food and clothing. The present
experiment at Port Claronce witl be
watched with great interest."
Now, I have not seen reindeer in all parts
of tbe world, but I have made long jour
neys with them In Northern Siber!u,and
dwelt for weeki among the Jakuts, who
own these animals up there, some of
whom posses herds of tbera numbering
ten or even twenty thousand. The ap
pearance of the Siberian reiodcet is some
what of a disappointment, perhaps, to
those who first made pictorial acquaint
ance with tho dolicately built animals
through tbe drawings of Thomas Nast,
who used to represent them with such
magnificent antlers, such very long,
slender legs and ten or a dozen of them
drawing old Santa Clans in bia wonder
fully made and heavily laden sled over
the housetop for the jovial old rascal's
convenience in getting at the chimneys,
down which he either went or pouted his
stock of toys and dolls for good little
boys and girls at Chrittmastide. Neat's
deer would, according to their artistic
build, go at least as fast as alooomotivc.
TBI ARaiVAt, AT TBI HOT.
Reindeer do not bound with delight
ful 0 race over tbe springy turf and with
good reason, for they have bard work: to
1 1 1 l . L I 1 A.
so ail lUKUugB suv lung wiqissub un lot)
eodisss itoat roads tad paths of tbi drearj
Siberian north. Hor do they go et a tee
mile in hour pace across the surface of
tbe frozen snow all tbe time, but when
they are fresh to their work they will trot
steadily along from sunrise to sunset,
and you will find that at tbe end of the
day they bare teken you fiom sixty to
seventy miles on your Journey, and tbat
during that time they have only rested
A JAKUT and nts at, Knot?.
twice, for an hour or so each time, to
feed on the deor moss, which Is their
only food, and which is found only In
Isolated patches, la places well known to
thoir Jakut owners nnd drivers, nnd to
themaolves. In fact, whorover the deer
moss is found there the reindeer flourish,
but if this Is not to be hail, then the
graceful animal must give way cither to
dot; or to horses.
tiolng over tbe same route In spring
time, which you traveled in midwinter.
In your deer sled, you will b? surprisad
to coins occasionally to broad patches, a
mile In extent, beneath tho Cr trees nf
tho endless forests. Unit at a distance
look like acres of Koalish primroses. It
is the fresh, crisp deer moss that, plucked
in winter or In the curly frosty morning,
reminds you of nothing so much ns tlio
chicory salad you get with your chicken
or partridge or grouse at tho restaurants.
In winter, this moss Is covered with hard
snow to a depth of twelvo to twenty or
more Inches, and then the powerful hoofs
of the reindeer are brought into play and
the tender, succulent plant la unsnowed.
In summer the deer are lateen by their
owners away up into the mountains,
where they live a plcasnnt existence for
a few months, being called upon only to
supply milk for the younger generation
of Jakuts, skins for their winter drcases
snd food to bo kept frozen during the
Reindeer are summer nomads, and they
are the ones who compel their Jakut
owners to a nomadic llfo, sinos they
must always have fresh pastures of their
favor:te moat. Then they are called
upon to assist the Jakut family in mov
ing, and when moving day comes they
are laden with littlo park-saddles, each
carrying forty or fifty pounds' weight of
tho family belongings, and tbe skins sod
slender birches from wbicb the but are
built, while tbe turgor oues aro saddled
for tbe elder mombors of the family, who
are as slender of limb and slight of strue
turn as the reindeer thomsolves, and a
few of the trusted member of the herd,
thoao that occupy the position of bell
wethers, are intrusted with peculiarly
constructed packs, on either side of
which is st u nod, among warm furs and
down, tho baby member of tbe Jakut
How well I remember my first jour
neys on a deer-sled. This Is a curious
affair, sod, being provided with a bood
made of felt, its resemblance to a giant
baby's cradle on runners is complete.
Before reaching tho regions inhabited by
tbe Tonguse, it hsi to be drawn by a
(ingle hone, for the doer are not met
with until you get a couple of hundred
miles north of Yakutsk. I bad at last
reached the Siberia of exile novelists, in
which you do not believe until you find
yoursell in such a weird, dreary scenery
a vast whited cemetery, where the
black, leafless, riven tree stand grim as
gravcstonei, as if marking tbe place
where Nature herself is buried for nine
months of the year.
Aod of this desolation we had still
sixty or seventy miles before us ere we
should cross the great Vereboiansk
ringe, beyoud which were further hun
dreds of miles of desolation still mote
complete, when the treos would grow
scraggier and the plains more whited and
grim. We entered upon the foothills
of the great range, and bad still a good
thirty miles to make before we should
come to tbe station where tbe deer were
to await us. The scenery became more
weird and majestic ss we advanced, aod
about ten in tho morning we skirted the
foot of the high snow-clad aod cloud
capped range, mostly in the foroA
graveyard, the way winding hither nod
thither, backward and forward through
the grim, closely tet trunks, whose
branches were loaded down with their
heavy burdens of the freshly fallen snow.
But it was weaiy work for tbe horses,
and we did not make much more than
three mile an hour. How I longed for
tbe speedier kind of locomotion, and for
a eight of the reindeer! And about noon
we finally oame upon the Tonguse birch
buk tent, where we were either to get
the deer or to have Ihea Mat ou to tbe
Tbe tent waa situated picturesquely In
a small clearing. Round about It stood,
a score of welt-conditioned deer tbat
gazed at ns in a curious fashion with
their large, tender, brown eyes. Inside
the jourto, a the tents are railed, the
Tonguse family were all gathered, the
men smoking and looking after the fire,
the women engaged In feeding their
children. The head of the family
promised to have tha deer soot to Betygl.
that was the name of the next station,
in good time, nnd we proceeded on with
our horses to the end of the station. It
waa a mistake, however, that we did not
annex tho deer there and then, for th
remaining thirty vorsts were much won
than anything we had before experi
enced. Finally, about three in the
afternoon, tho Cossack guide, mountod
on the leading team, declared himself
unable to find the way further.
For over an hour wo waited while th
Yakuts searched In vain for a road and I
began to make up my mind for a nigtrl
In tbe fores'., when, to our joy, we dis
cerned a long string of deer cominp
toward us through tho deep snow. Il
was a st range procession when it cams
up. There wero about twenty animals,
divided into three groups, one following
in the other's tracks. On the leading
deer rode a little Tongucso boy of ton 01
tTclve, clad in deerskin!, his littlo ful
rap biding all but hi eyes. The fir
following deer bore little pack raddles,
on which were fastened the good and
utensils of a Yakut household. Tbea
came the next group, of six animals,
similarly laden, but from onenf the bur
dens nf a quint-going animal I heard
cries that could not be mistaken.
The double-pacK saddle arrangements
wero fashioned like a very large pair ol
canvas-covered pistol hostlers, and the
cries issuing from them indicated that
thuio arramcmenM held the Yakut baby
and the next youngest member of the
family, tho former, doubtless, carefully
packed in bis cradle and kept warm with
liay nnd deerskins or lurs. The remain
ing animals of the fcroup bore each a
small burden nf household furniture.
Then followed the third group. On th(
leader todo the Tonguse mother, clad in
deerskin trousers ami coat and fur cap,
her limbs dangling down oa either aide
of the animal's neck, whilo sho kept her
equilibrium skillfully on tbo little saddle
placed on the shoulders of tbe deer.
Tbe rear was brought up by the Ton
guo father and owner of tho family aod
But somo rude treatment toll to the
lot of tbe poor fellow which I, unfortu
nately, could not prevent. My Cossack
demanded tbat he should leave his fam
ily, and return with us and show us tbe
way to Betygl. This be refused at first
todo, whereupon tbe Cossack compelled
blm to turn, and, mounted on his deer,
to lead us on our way. Having been
placed in tho care of tho Cosiack, who
understood his business well, I thought
it best to let things go on as he arranged,
and I think that in tbo end both 1 anil
tho Tonguso father wero thankful. We
had still fifteen versts of forest and deep
snow to get through, and under our new
guide this was accomplished in splendid
The old man took bis compulsory
journey in good temper, his doer trotted
in and out aod among the trees at a
capital rate, leading us over a road,
however, that defies description for It
hummocks and hills and hollows and
dangerous place. The old man kept
always ahead, but locked back constantly
to see how we were gottin on. He
seemed for all the world like a gnome
leading us a will-o'-tho-wisp procession
among the weird realms of snow and ice
and forest and mountain.
At lost Betygl wa reached and the
old man received hi reward in a good
feed which he (aid be had lacked for
tbe lost three day, and for which reason
he was removing his family to bettet
hunting grounds and plenty of tea and
tobacco. He first ate three pound ol
black bread; this was followed by s
good pound of rancid butter, and finally
by the meatless knuckle bone of a leg
of mutton. I don't know how hard s
knuckle bone is to eat, but the old man's
teeth were put bravoly to work and
every particle was crunched up and con
sumed. His teeth were superbly strong,
and yet they had munched and crunched
at least sixty long winters and short
summers and then could attack and de
molish a knuckle joint bone with case.
This was my Um5 meeting with Si
berian reindeer and one of their ouainl
Here a Qaeer Fbh.
Old sea dogs thronged Fulton Market
in New York one day recently, says th
World of tbat city, to look at the curi
ous fish killed by Charles Hansen, dec
hand on tbe revenue cutter Washington.
The fish is nearly all hud and resem
ble the whale in mauy particular. It
measures four feet from nose to tip ot
tail. The width of tbe bead Is just tbrer
It weigh forty pound. Tbe flsb bat
an immense mouth, though its throat is
very (mall. Sailor ay the fish belong
to the angular family which frequent
the waters off the coast of England.
Hansen was sitting on the guard rail
of the revenue cutter, which docks neat
the Barge Office, wbea he heard a splash
ing sound. He looked over the side
aod saw the fish. He grabbed a boat
this is th Hsu.
hook aod struck at tha head. The fish
ducked, but Hansen waited, and whea
the fish showed up again got la a -bios?
that killed it.
Thomas C. Yeager, of Danville, Kr.,
while out burning the other day, wet
fatally wounded by an accidental die
charge from bis gun. Hi dog jutnpea
upon it, striking the trigger, causing tut
chare to explode.