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DEATH IN THE SKY.
lUtpvr'n for June
Who tlmt look uiMiril to the sky
In Mitnc trnti'i'iiri'iit Miimiivr t1nlt.
When thctc W nothing vide utiil blub
Kac what enchants tlic sight
Who tlmt looks upward to the life
Wo cull I'tcnml, nml which seems
tjillesecnt an tin How nf streams,
Uiinmmil by hitter death or Mrlfe.
Kthercnl ni our dmum
Thinks tlmt within the calniy vnl
World-nature working overhead
Finn circle which nre cold nml dead,
Anil spheres which blared In nire pit
Ami tlfctcr globe, that shed
No glimmer through the lucent air,
Yet whirl uH(ii their ecu wny
Like gliot of other kles and dayv
Mke shadows lingering il.irkly wln-re
The iiiielctit fplendur stay''
As radiant earth I- hut the toinh
Where ileatli wait hchlii'l it hnr
lleiiri turn wilh many wdinicli Mini van,
The ky i an unfallioniel glimm -A
sepulchre of star.
comfortable: In n
I ,eonn nl won
"Willi I should cnV 00.
"I Whim to VOU. lA'omird. tllC llUlff
cr I live iiml the 'more I see ot them, the
j0- able I am to understand their follies,
and freaks, and fancies."
And having delivered hi iiltunatum,
Mr Ktnvil Melville smoothed hi mom
t'achc tonipliicently.whUi hi friend l.oo
ltd nl mil- his ciL'iir from hit mouth to
"Vmi think, then, that the iVniiiiiue
nature W more n puzzle than the. mason-
line?" , ,
"Mv ileiir fellow. I llllVOIl t a ilollht lit
"To prove tho assertion
"Hot hero, we are. and Hello may ex
' "Come in, and make your-olf ut home,
Mr. Mi-lville oDcncit tlu door with his
titt1i.tiv mill ushered 1i!h friend into a
bright tittlu house, every door standing
tin. irrniinil floor, and disclosing n
charming view of sunshine ami blooming
flower, and banging basket.
And at a stand in the buy-window.Mi.
Hollo Melville, Floyd Melville s pretty
Mister, sewing an fu'-t a her machine.
u-milil li't her.
stneh ii nrettv irirl. twenty or so, with
great dusky eyes, nnd lustrous dark hair,
ami a charming bloom on her cheeks, n
"If a turkev can be
"Hut I'll do it to plonc you, si.
"You ulwiivs was n master hand at
mischief, ami there's mUehlef abroad,
So con in As her e t his overcoat anil
hat, and kioil Hollo good-bye, and went
away, while with sparkling eyes, Hello
returned to nor areumg-rooni mini which
she descended to the iiarlor half an hour
later, gloved ami reaiiy at an insiuui
IV n in mite altorwariN. .Melville ami
Mr Leonard came down from the billiard
"Are vou ready, Hollo.'
the game of course.
"We II have to hurry it
"Keadv and waiting."
demurely. . .
'I'm a little late, I acknowledge
where's mv overcoat.
"Your overcoat? she replied inno
"Whv. hi t t in the hall?
1' here s some kind of a rig Here, lie
answered slowlv, "but it isn't mine.
"It's an ohl-linhionoil butter-not coat
with big buttons'.
"I'm h est it cousin A her 1111-11 1
inillv taken mv coat and hat and U'lt th
.ancient mitlit instead.
Hv an almost suporhtiinun otlort Hollo
maiiitained her gravity.
"It looks hi, " she saiinioinureiy: "inn
it seeiii very warm and substantial, and
vou and cousin Aslier are just of a size,
"Put it n. I'lovd, mid conic along. Wo
certainly shall bo late."
"Put it on'." Melville echoed. "Put
"It's a little old-fashioned, I admit,'
"I should sav so.'
"I'lovd!" Hello said, mimicking hi.
voice, and look, and manner of the eve-
imr before "I'lovd. do you actually
moan to tell mo vou would lo-o the Intel
I..,, in. il irn.it nl TiiiMiir s lecture. HI III II IV
because vourcoatlsa little out of style?'
"Would I everlastingly disgrace my-
...111 1.1.... 1. ., ,., ,il nii'anlr'"
SCII II V lllllKHILi SUVI1 h11.'
tin inmost s in ill t t'l I ill nor.
Well." she observed. "Pin tiianktul
I wasn t born a man.
"Although 1 have been told, on un
iloubtod authority, that they never con
descend to consider whether their cloth
ini? was in
Melville Hung tue iiniinuaiou gunncm
on the sofa.
"I'd stav at homo lorevor lioloro I d
one of the games Instituted by Do Iammi,
ami demanded that be and tho Spanish
cavalier should fight for her fair hand.
This, )u licon, who was aged and Inlirni
refused to do. but tironoscd a irrand com
bat between his foldicrst and the tribe of
I'ninokn. Meantime, Do loon had dl-
covcrcu a snriuir. which is situ cnown
just over the Sebastian River, which wn
reirariicit wmi vcncraiue ciipcrstiuon ny
the Indians. The waters had such cfl'eet
on Do Loon that he believed that it wn I
it fountain of voiith. According to tra
dition, an nngel came every evening to
drink ot the "water ot mo, an tnu in
(linns called it. and the dew drops fallluir
from his wings gave to the spring ltn
continual curative and restoring powers.
A curlousiv wroiignt cup ot clay mini
Warnings About the Way to Act When Caught
in a Storm.
Without eutcrlmr into a scientillu ills.
cusslon of cvclone. their causes and
origin, it is HUlllclent to give the follow
ing premonitory sign, easily pcrceptltile
to and eompreiienucii nv every one. un
the dnv of the storm, and for several
hours previous to tho nppearanee of the
tornado clouds, tho atmosphere Is sultry
and oppressive. Clouds form first In the
southwest, and t licit almost immediately
in the northwest, or vice versa. Jf they
nro llirht their atincaranco resembles
smoke issuing from a burning building,
or straw-stack, rolling up in fantastic
bancs to crcat heluhts: attain, like fine
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wo expect ni wnioii mo angei uraiiK is sun mine iiiis- "i i " """m
suss un f TiisteiiiiL-iToo ToinT k'or Ta H. mese iiarK eiouiis ui union iresci i u
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regarded as the most sacred of relics by loronec; ami they sometime present a
the Seminole. Tomokn did not believe purple or blul; h tinge, or, at times, are
in the superstition, and he greatlv of- lrangely lurid, but always with what
londed the setooe ami t otematoes, ny "it1"':.. " r... ......... ..h
lnt seizing the
drinkiiiL' out of and at
etui, which was tliomtht to bo the vilest
sacrilege. Ponce Do I Aim, lingered at
Tomoka's love for Aleida, and full of the
superstition of the time, determined up
on the destruction of that chief, and
nallied out of the fort with hi soldier
to attack him. The two warrior met.
Do I.eon' imsro threw hiinscl! beloro
Tomokn' near. and saved Do I.eon'
life for the moment, but it was still at
the mercv of the savage. Suddenly
Aleida. attireil in the dress of a Pari!)
whom she had slain, darted forward and,
ilrawim; her bow. pierced Tomokn to
the heart, and reacliinirtorwarutosiiateii
the sacred euji from the dead chief
iieoic. was struct by a poisoned arrow ami
loll dead. I Ho liattlo was decided ny
Do l.eon' friends, tho Selooo and ote
them. The clouds form in the southwest
ami northeast, and linally come together
with a torrillc. crush, and then the fun-iiel-shapcd
tornado cloud appear upon
the western kv moving boldly to tho
front from wlthfn the confused inns. A
licnvv, roaring noise like that of a
heavily-loaded frdlght-traln passing over
a bridire or ttii-otiirli a tunnel, i hoard,
ami then the cyclone or tornado is upon.
you. iow, a some of these signs ap
pear hours in advance o any danger; a
these storms occur only In certain sea
sons of tho year, from April to Septem
ber, and as' tbov are restricted to cer
tain sections ot' the country, it would
seem that there ought to be means of
foreseeing them and preventing any
verv ttreat loss of life. And there are.
The far Western and Northwestern
State suffer far more severely from tor
,..), ,.w ,.i.nriM,r .mil L-Mllinr nvnrv nun State suffer tar more severely
of the ('arlbs. Tomokn'. body wa "'lo than Misis!ppl does. Kansas
nas a iiiany as a 1107.cn every year, ana
Iowa i auntiallv visited hv thorn: but
although these storm are just as bad on
tho Western prairie as in Mississippi,
the loss ot lite there 1 very liL'lit, lie
bis truest wear Mich a looking thing! be burst out
j . . . .
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"Leonard, vou iiiko iienc, 101 1 111
blest if I'll no' lookim: like an ancient
Leonard had eaughtthe glow 111 Hello
"Hut. mv dear fellow." ho said cravelv.
to Melvillo. "I'm Mire, after all vou .said,
only last night, about the absurdity of
she greeted her brother and
"Pin afraid I bad a sinister motive 111
liriiriiur ijiminrd io dinner. Helle. Mr,
Melville said. 11 half-hour later "they
were discussing the meal.
She looked up laughing.
"Confess, Floyd," he a!d.
"1 mean to.
"I want vou to tell him the reason you
won't iro to hearucrster to-mum.
The smile grew just a little confused,
hot she looked Htraielitat her brother.
"The real reason. Floyd? Shall 1 tell
"Certainly," Mr. Leonard answered;
"the real, honor-bricht reason, it it is
agreeable to you."
"Verv well. then.
"The" real reason, Mr. Leonard, Is be
fim.-e mv dressmaker disappointed me
"You do not mean that to bo
.stood as your reason?
"Hut it 1 not nonsense. I as-nre you,
"I am too ccnuine a woman to bo wil
ling to appear In public, iiarticularly at
the opera, in a costume which, to say the
lonst. Is "iiasso.
"Didn't I tell vou mi?" Mr. Melville
"Hero she is. mv own sister, who ac
tinillv denies herself the delicious nlcas-
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Honaiiim to inspect the
im Mi;, u t."..- v Work and licd-iuiiklug; or put a
buried on Aniistacia Island, near the
Coiiulna iiuarries, where tho giant re
mains wore discovered some years ago.
Aleida and the naire were liuried near
tho snrimr. and Ponce do Leon, sorely
wounded." was borne into tho fort. An
old slab of marble din: up near the
snrinir. which now bears Do Leon s
i. ... . ... . .. .I
name, has this inscrintion in npaiusu:
" i bis narrow place 1 tho sepulchre ol 11
hero, who was in name a lion and iiuioh
more so in reality, ronce do i.eon.
The Winerlv petition for Law Itefnrm.
We arc told that the mob winch broke
(moil the iail at Waverlv. Iowa, last l'ri-
dav niirlit and took out the Harbor boy
ami minced them was composed 01
"most of the mule Inhabitant of the
town of Waverlv, and those who are
prominent in church, county and state
all'airs," as well as many from a radius
of forty miles. The citizens engaged in
ineso HiiocKing proceedings inuue no ci-
inn lo ctiiiceiii mcir lui-iuii). xuv it-
norter adds: "The scene wa terrible in
it impressivenoss, and will never be for
cotton bv those who witnessed it." In
V. 1!.. '!..! 1 l.!u I......I..
lis couoriai couiinciiin ilium iius 11m.11-
inir the New lork Herald asK: "isany
cause the farmers and villagers know
what precautions to take when a tornado
The Sittiial Service ttivo tin warning:
If caught In a tornado alwavsmove with
all possible dispatch to the north, unless
In so doing you are obliged to eros the
entire path of the storm. A glance to
ward 1110 wesi win ion you wiictneryou
are 011 the southern edge of the probable
path of tho tornado cloud or more to the
north. It 111 the center or hamvay be
tween the center and southwest edge,
your chance are best 111 11 direct course
to tho north. If further to the south,
move directly and very rapidly to the
south, bearing slightly east. In no event
should you ever run directly east or
northeast. There is alwav suflicient
time to escape the tornado, even if it be
but a few rod from you, for it breadth
is only a tew Hundred loot; a a general
thing the tornado cloud i seen at from
one to three minutes' warning sufficient
tune toenaiiio you to get irom a quarter
to half a mile out of its course. A for
lent. Alter chatting with Funic of his
guests, Mr Jefferson took a cent beside
his relative and made an unusual cfl'ort
to be agreeable, talking on all manner
of topics, but without even receiving an
swer to his quorie or making tho
slightest impression upon tho visitor,
who remained 11 dumb a an orster. In
despair of drawing him out, Ir. Jeffer
son hanticncd to ask blm If he liked
"Hiack-jack" tlshing. 'iHoconiitryman built, monkey faced, thick lipped negro,
A VOUDOU DOCTOK.
Sent to the Penitentiary for Imposing on a Sick
NliTllle (Trnn.) Amptlmn.
Hy far tho most ctirioiH cao that has
stirred up people in the precincts of tho
criminal court was that of I'd. Hurley, n
negro necromancer nnd voudou, tried
yesterday. The prisoner wa n squat
eye snapped, and hi mouth lHiured
tortu a garrulous iiuuget tu regard to 111
favorite cport, to nil which Mr. Jefferson
amused, a were tho other present, lis
tened attentively. When at last the
countrymen 11111110 an end, Mr. Jefferson
opened tin eloquently on the same sub
ject, displaying an intimate knowledge
and 11 stronger argument than even the
late Col. Payne' Ariel, for the belief
that no pair of hi specie entered Noah'
nrk. Leah Sharp, his prosecutor, wa
n little bullet headed, wizened faced ne
gro woman, whose physiognomy denoted
anything but a high degree of intclll
itiiih'p. Tin iivlitliits In the nisi wern
id "blnck-jaek," so far surpassing that ol the dirtiest of home-spun bags, about
his relative that the latter was held spell
bound. When tho great Signer stopped
talking the countryman rushed for hi
hat and bolted from the mansion, nor
could vociferous call persuade him to
There wa greater fear of, but less
faith in, Jellerson than hi relative ex
hibited, among the Northern Federalists,
who tlrinly believed that he was little
better than Antichrist. A story illus
trative of the state of feeling with regard
to the French Party is related of a pious
old Federalist ladv who lived in a town
in Connecticut, ft was believed in her
neighborhood that if the Federalist
were overthrown, and the Jefferson Dem
ocrat ciiinc into power, the Christina re
ligion would bo put down and atheism
proclaimed, and among the llrst jiersecu
tions would be the destruction of all the
Hibles. The lady referred to wa terri
bly wrought up at this prospect, and cast
about In her mind how she should pre
serve the Scriptures in the general de
struction. At length it occurred to her
to go to Squire S , the only Democrat
of her aeiiuaintaneo. and throw herself
at his mercy. She accordingly took her
family Hihl'c to him, and telling him that
she had heard of the intention of the
JetrersDiiiuu, asked him to keep it for
iicr. The Squire attempted to dissuade
icr that her fear wore groundless, but
she was too paiiie-striekoii to bo con
vinced. At last he said:
"My good woman, if all the Hibloare
to bo 'destroyed, what is the use of bring
ing your to bo? Tlmt wilt not save it
when It 1 found.
''Oh, ve, she pleaded, with a charm
ing burst of trust. "You take it; it will
bo perfectly safe. They'll never think
of looking in the house of a Democrat
lor a llilile.
I lelVe smiled, and glanced at Mr. Leon
"I'lovd is unreasonable." she said
"No; but 1 bada better opinion of you
Hello, he groaned.
"Put on vour shawl, and go; be sensi
"I'd rather t-tay at home than go dress
ml niifnshlonablv." she answer.
"Ah if anybody would know whether
vmi Iiml mi ii new dress or an old one."
" "F.verv woman would know, Floyd.and
"(live 1110 some more orange-cream,
"Well, I thank Providence 1 was not
bom a woman!"
"Heeausonien are above such petty
considerations, bccau-0 men do not eon
descend to consider whether their hats
and cups, their boot and gloves are cut
according to this season' tylu or last
liecmisi! men "
"Now, Floyd, be rcawniuble," Hello re
"i iloolit vou lords ot creation aro
absolutely perfect in most respects, but
I'vi! mi i'doa vou are as particular in
your way a women are,"
"Didactic, but not so polite a might
lip " hIiii lninrhod.
"I'll toll vou what I will do, Floyd
I'll'go with you to-morrow night to hear
Melvlllo elevated hi brow.
"I'll wager n dozen of kids, Holle,
Hint If vmir dressmaker fails to send
home the dross, you'll deny yourwolf the
intellectual enjoymem 01 iii-nriiiK
"Well, I don't know," .Hello returned
r miizht sacrifice to tho Moloch of
fashion, but hardly, I think, to Tny.
"Let un hope the caprluco will not bo
"Oh, Floyd, I almost forgot to toll .
you that cousin Aahor wroto mo ho
would bo horo to-morrow to ceo about
Hoinethlng or other pertaining to tho
"You'll have to nk him to dinner, old
bore that ho I. ,
"Como, on, Leonard; don't let u bo
Intu at tho Aeadumy." .
The noxt day, true to his appointment,
couMn Ashor Orecn "caino to town,"
and, truo to hi uudutiful cousin' pro
' pheoy, ctnyed to dlnnor with tho Mel
vllles, nnd just as ho was about to lonvo,
Bollo coaxed him to loavo hi overcoat
and hat until tho next viMt.
"Hut what do you want mo to lonvo
'cm for?" ho nkod.
"Only loavo them, nnd never mind,
" Ypu shall wear Floyd coat nnd hnt
iitotoad and ywi bo Jtwt ii comfortable
vmir sistPrVileforeneu to the dcmnii I of ulu Vvn " i 1 1 ( toy are no protection, and are
V.?!," . fLi community cafe when two hundred jail- to bo clumned in n storm of this kind.
No building ha been or I like to be de
vised that can withstand the force of n
tornado. A frame house Is better than
a brick or stone one, because It is more
clastic; and a one-story building more
clastic than one of two ctoric. Hut,
whatever the stylo or character of tho
house, always leave it if it I In tho path
of the tornado. Tho Signal" Service rec
ommends as the best place of cafetv a
cellar or a dug-out, and many farmer in
ICansa have constructed these dug-out
simply hole in the ground, covered to
protect the Inmate trom flying timbers,
whore they can run in the'event of tor
nadoes. Under no circumstances, whether
in a building or cellar, ever take a posi
tion in the northeast corner, in an east
room, or against an east wall. even. Iic-
inguage, member also that the tornado invariably
.'dttentcd more in a northeasterly direction. Tins
.miishcd simple rule will ave nineteen-twentieth
of the live now sacrificed to the storm
fiend. If forced to remain in vour house,
and whore you have no cellar, alway
tako n position against tho west or south
wall tho former I the better cither
facing downward upon the floor or stand
"Don't be a fool. Leonard'." .Melville
And then ho retreated in disorder,
while Hello went with Mr. Leonard
very decidedly to that gentleman' satis-faction.
XordldMelv 0 ever know whether
it was a plot against him or not, but 0110
thliiL' was certain ho never again nl-
tit t . i'
Hided to the "incoinjireiiensiiiicness 01
u'linmn s slavery to fashion." either to Ills
under- sister, or in the presence of Leonard, his
What Men Xoed Wives For.
It Is nut to cween tho house. and make
tho bods, and darn tho socks, and cook
the meals, chiefly that a man wants a
wife. If this 1 all 10 want, hired ser
vants can do it cheaper than a wile. It
this is nil. when a voiiiil' man calls to
sco a young ladv send bun into tho pan
try to taste the ureau and eaKO sno nas
into her hand and send him to witness
breaking rufllan nnd slnugblereM are
within it limits?" To ak thi question
i to misconceive the case, lhe "Her
ald" i not nu apologist for mob law
Ncvorthelos, there aro time when "re
sped for law" Is little short ol idiocy
111 tue present instance suustanuai . us
tico was meted out to two murderou
ruflians whose punishment, according to
law, if not avoided entirely, would scarce
ly have exceedoded live year in tno
penitentiary. J His instance 01 resori 10
Ivnch law, and thousand of others year
ly where it i threatened, go to empha
size tho necessity ot criminal retorin.
There is no doubt about It. Tho Amor
lean people prefer that criminals should
suffer punishment according to law. Hut
tho Habitual tinkering ot statute law by
legislator unable to use exact language,
ami too conceited to employ odiie
clerks to do it for them, has fundi
all our state with a body of criminal
law through tho mo-t vital points of
which a cart and oxen can bo driven
(with no disrespect to the jury). Ihoso
bungling statutes are twisted and jug'
gled with by barristers like Trtulc, and
its use. Such things are important, and steadily interpreted for tho criminal in 11 ),,,, j, your ,lt!i. to tu Wlj. Ilml Mi,
tlie wise voting man will quietly look af
ter them. Hut what a true mail most
wants of a wife is her companionship,
svmpathv and love.
" The way of life ha many dreary
places in it, and man needs a companion
to l'o with blm. AnianisMimotlmosover-
taken bv misfortune; he meets with fail
ure and defeat; trials and temptations be
set him: and he need one to stand by
him nnd sympathize.
lfo lmsVoine stem battles to fight
with poverty, with enemies and with sin,
ami he needs a woman that, while he
mts bis arm around her and tool that lie
111 something to fight for. will help him
llirht: who will nut her lip to hi car
anil whisper words of counsel, and her
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mm to ills Heart a id 1 p ut new 111s 11
nitons, ah through nto tnrougn
vtorm and through sunshine, conflict
and victory; through adverse and fiivor-
aide winds mini needs a woman' love.
The heart yearns for it. A sister's and
a mother love will hardly supply the
Yet ninny seek for nothing further
thnn success in hotisowork. Justly
enough, half of tboso get nothing more.
The other half surprised above measuro,
obtain more than tljey bought. Their
wive surpriso them by bringing a no
bler idea of marriago, and disclosing a
treasury of courage, sympathy nml love.
spirit of technical narrowness bv soft-
.... . .. . , i.i
hearted old crannies ol iidge. ami 1110
tardy sentence, if passed at all, is com
muted bv feeliin. minded governors, un
til it is next to Impossihlo to punish a
man for the mot heinous crime in
fact, more dillieuU to punish for the
more heinous than for tho venial. In
this state of thlnirs mob law i the only
safeguard of society. We may therefore,
expect it to continue and to grow worse
until it becomes unbearable and leads to
a reform of criminal law and it admin
istration after the model furnished by
New Jersey, whoro it i wilt and sure.
A Legend of St. Augustine.
Cor. I'hlUiU'hilils Prw.
No nlaeo has n more romantic history
than St. Augustine. It 1 a fact tlint lit
tle is really known of tho earlier days of
tho Place. 1111 uncertainly nas ooveiop
cd the natural tendency to involve such
obscurity in romnnco, nnd the result is
several nrcttv stories, which nro inter
estlmr and may bo truo. It is believed
that Juan Police do Leon, the gnllnnt
old Spnnish nnvigntor nnd companion of
toliinilius, in tno inner pari 01 nisovoiii
fill life, discovered tho slto of tho city,
which was an Indian village. A beaua
ful Carib maiden. Aleida. whom tho gal
lant Spaniard had seized in como of tho
Vlrnln islnnds of tho const, told Do Loon
of tho spring of eternal youth, nnd her
benutv. n well as hi auvnncing years,
caused him to inako a valiants cflort to
find It. Do Leon mudo a permanent cot
tlement at St. Augustine In 1012 nnd
laid the foundation of tho old fort which
stands lust north of tho town, covored
with tho mold nnd dust of three centu
i-Ips mid officered and garrisoned by a
veteran Ordinance Sergeant. Do Leon'
mission, peaceful and romantic ns it was,
led him to mako treaties with tho Indi
ans, the friendly Solooe nnd tho wurliko
Yotcmutoe. Following tho custom of
Kuropenu courts, though in an humhlo
way. ho established bull fight ut Torro
vlllo (Villa del Tornu In tho city limits
and taught tho savage tho plonsure of
Ufa ns ho understood thorn. Tomokn,
tho Chief of Curibs, tho most cn vngo of
tribes, became enamored of Aleida at
Old Egyptian Skill.
The ancient Fgyptians excelled in nice
mechanical work, and It might puzzle
some of our masons and stone-worner to
equal them at tho present day. Mr.
iV. 1.1. 1 1.!. 7.1" 11... ....ol.... ..CI...
JYClllll K. Ill P ICIIKI1I ill inn i-uniui; in
great Pyramids, say: "Tho joints arc
scarcely perceptible, and not wider than
tho tliicKiic ot siivcr-paper; aim 1110
cement so tenacious that fragment
of the casing-stones still remain in
their original position, notwltiistand
lug tho lapse of so many centuries,
nnd tho v olenco bv which they were lie
taeiicd. All tho fine work of tho interior
passages whero granite is not expressly
mentioned, Is of tho came stone, and
finished with tho wmio beautiful exact
way tako your final position 011 tho first
or ground floor. Never stand or lie in
front of a diMir or window, near a stove,
or heavy ploeo of furniture, and alway
close your door and window. It you
are out of the house, avoid forest and
grove, make for the open field, ami
throw yoursolt, laco downward, toward
the cast, and your arms over vour head
to protect It. Such are precautions to
he taken, well understood in Kansas and
Iowa, but little known in .Mississippi.
It is duo to tho comprehension of them
that the same storm which reckon up a
mortality of over 200 in tho South passed
.1.- .1. r 11. 1 1 .A c
iiiiiiuj;ii i mm nun neiivy iiesiriiciioil 01
property, but without tho loss of a single
(Jravltallon: is it Universal!
Popular sc truer Monthly for May.
It will be desirable to commence with
that groat doctrine in astronomy which
1 often regarded a almost universally
established. The doctrine to which we
refer i known a the "law of universal
gravatation. It i customary to enun
ciate thi law in the proposition that
every particle of matter nttrnct overy
throe inches in dinmeter.contninlng Hur
ley's celebrated "luck battery," consist
ing of a loadstone, piece of stool wire,
and some red nigger hair,a gold mounted
brooch, a brass cameo ring, a woman'
photograph, nnd several other tricks and
odd and ends that would puzzle the
witch of Kndor herself to describe.
Leah Sharp testified that she was ly
ing ver v ill on tho 21th of February last,
when Kd. Hurley, voudou doctor, called
to see her, and, standing beside her bed,
told her he could restore her to her usual
strength by mean of hi "luck battery,"
which he find suspended around hi neck
by a string. Hut he informed her thi
"luek batterv'' could onlv bo worked bv
mean of two piece of gold or silver
money and a photograph. Jte nssureti
the foolish woman, however, if he did get
the two piece of gold or silver money,
ho would endow her with no end of good
luck for tho rest of her life, and she
would always afterward be able to find
gold. Tho woman then gave him her
$10 gold breastnln. ring nnd photograph.
undhe took hi "luck battery," the load
stone, and bit of wire out ot hi pouch
and showed Leah how tho little Iron
horse shoo picked up and held on to tho
wire. Whatever doubts the woman had
had about the ability of the battery to
perform the miracle claimed for it, were
swept nwav by the ability of the doctor
to endow a little colt's shoo (she called
itwith the power to pick up a piece of
wire mid hold 011 to it until it was taken
away victim then insisted that he
should perform the charin. This wa
done by the voudou doctor putting the
piece of gold in the bag with the "luck
liattory," and shaking them together.
He then took the load stone, lilt of wire,
and red nigger hair out of tho pouch,
and striking the hair in the center of the
loadstone, attached the steel wire to the
end of the latter. Then taking tho whole
In hi left hand he waved it three time
over the woman' head, uttering at the
same time some sort of gibberish the wo
man did not understand. Telling her
that she would be all right trom that
time on and able to find gold, lie re
placed the "luck battery ' into the bag,
liiing the latter around his neck, gntli-
111 t in rrpsnipiiL s iinnrii. n-itn inner
suddenly drawn to tho scene, burst in
come two hundred altogether thev storn
tho house, throng nil tho tiers, especial-1
iv tno tipper ones, tniinmcu witu tury
literally charging tho nudienco with fix
cd bayonets, musket nnd pistols."
Teeth Injured by Tobacco.
I wn taught that tho uso of tobncceJ
in any form was not Injurious to thri
teeth, nnd in all the literature of the
irolc.Hsion 1 have found nothing nlltid-
ng to what I desire to present to tV.i
profession namely, tho evil effect ul?i
the teeth caused by constant uso
bacco. My attention wn first driiwn to
this evil one yenr ago this month, when
1 wn lining the tcotn 01 a tmticnt who
ha for yenr been in the habit of smok
ing nnd'chcwlug a great deal of tobacco.
Tho Injurious effect are not very no
ticeable until the person I ins been using
mo ween ior niioui nitecn year, nut tne
uso ol the pipe to exoes will shown in
jurious elfccts in less time. Tobacco
chewing 1 the most dangerous, a y
net ns nu irritant in two way, inechniL
rally and by it properties mechanical-
iv ny particles ot the tobacco being
forced between the gums nnd the teeth.
e have prools of the irritable eflect
of tobacco in the recession of tho gums
of nil the teeth, but more especially
those on the cide of tho mouth used
lllllst III lillPW'ttlir flip tiilinppil. Tim upnllnl
to tin recession may caiiso the loss ol h
0110 or more teeth by n deceased condi
tion of the pulp, resulting from it being
irritated by having the neck of the tooth
and the root exposed to thermal change
In food and in tno nlr wo breathe. F.x
ostosi and calcification may result.
Tobacco cliewer' teeth wear away on
the grinding surface rapidly, caused by
the gritty substance naturally entering
into the tobacco. The gum recede nnd
nre red nnd congested, and underneath
the gum a narrow line of dark tartar I
nearly alway present, and particles may
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ered up the photograph, and walked out
other particle with a torcc which vnries I ot the house
particle with a torcc which vnries 1 01 tno house, fuming mat sac coon goi
directly as the produetot tho masses and I worse Instead ot better, tho woman rc-
. .1 .1 ,1.. -1 I .-.I ... 41. ....II. ..I. I 1 1
IHiricu iu 111c ihjiiuu nun run- mm ucen
voudoued. Hurley was arrested, nnd the
gold brooch, ring and photograph found
on hi person, aiid the grand jury found
inversely a the square of their distance
It 1 no doubt convenient to enunciate
the great law in'thl very simple milli
ner, it might ceein nwKwnrd to unve to
specify all the qualifications which would
i. .. - ... .1. -t 1 ... i . i ...
no necessary 11 uiai enunciation is 10 as
sort no more than what we absolutely
know. Perhaps many people believe, or
think they behove, the law to bo true in
its general form; yet the aertinn that
tiio law of gravatation 1 "universally"
true is nu enormous, indeed, an minute,
exaggeration of the actual extent of our
To mnke thi clear, let us contrast the
law of gravitation as generally stated
an indictment against Him lor getting
property under lalse pretenses. Jhe
jury that tried htm yesterday assessed
111 punishment to five years iu the pen!
teutiary, and Leah Sharp had her jewel
ry returned to her and went on her way
Walt Whltmnn's Description of PresI
dent Lincoln's Assnsslnntlon.
"The President came betimes, and
with the proposition which assert that with his wife, witnessed the play from
the earth rotate on its axis. No I the largo stage boxes of the second tier,
one who is callable of understanding the two thrown into one, and profusely drap-
evidence on tho question can doubt that ed witli tho American Hag. J hero is n
tho earth renllvdoes rotate upon itaxl. scene in the plav representing a modern
1 . 1- . .1.1- l!il!....l.! I' .. I ! 1.I..1. ...... 1........1 T.i..
L purposciycci nsitiu any iiuuciiiucs 01 11 1 purior, 111 which iii uiiiiicceiiuiucii i.ir
qiiasi-nieta'pliysical character, and speak glish ladies are informed by an impossl
merely of words iu their ordinary accep-1 Vile Yankee that he i not u man ol for
tatioii. in stating tnat tlic earth rotate tune, and tnoreiore uudcsirnoio ior mar
upon its axis, we assert merely a definite
proposition as regards one body, all tho
facts which the assertion involves are
present to our minds, and we know that
the assertion must be true. I'.quauy con
clusive is the evidence for the statement
that the earth revolve around the sun.
Concrete truths of this kind could be
multiplied indefinitely. 'Wo can make
similar assertion with regard to the plan
et. We can assort that the planet ro
tate upon their axes, and that tho plan
et revolve around tho sun. Hut the law
of gravitation I a proposition of quite a
different nature. Let us examine briefly
tho evidence by which thi law has been
tho skill In quarrying was dis
played more in tho extracting of tho
huiro blocks out of which obelisks nnd
colossai statue woro hewn. Obelisk
ninety nnd Btutue forty teot high, each
fashioned out of one stone, wero not un
common things; and tho blocks selected
for these monuments woro not clinnco
splinters from bnrbarous offort of split-
1 i.!.. I.... i...... ..ii..,.., .,;...
ling aim nmasiiuig, nut uiuiui miwai dui...
rnted "secundum nrtem" from tho nntlvo
rock, nftcr being eolected nnd nccttrntoly
defined. And how wn this dono by
driving in huge iron wedges? No, In
deed; thnt would probably have split tho
stone. Uy Infinito labor, then, in chis
elling and sawing;? Pooh! Tho old
Egyptian knew a trick somewhat clov
eror than that: thev cut a small groovo
along tho whole length of say, 0110 hun
dred foot, and In this inserted n nuinbor
of dry wooden wedges; then they poured
water Into tho groove nnd the wedges
expanding simultaneously nnd with groat
force, broke nwny the largo fragment as
neatly a a strip of glas 1 taken off by
Pt't-T Foit Dehkiit. Pull for desert
nro delicate and nice: tako one pint of
milk nnd crenm, tho white of foul eggj
boutou to a ctifffroth, ono lumping cup
of sifted flour, 0110 scant cup of powdered
sugar: add n little grated lemon pool nnd
salt: benttheso nil togethor till very
light, bnko iu gem pans, sift pulverized
augur over them, and out with sauuo fla
vored with lemon.
Anecdote of Jefferson.
IVIItnr's Printer. In Harper's MukiuIiic for July.
My recollection ol Mr. Jefferson, says
an old gentleman of Virginia, is vivid, ii
I know him well, and often visited at
Mouticello, lie was the handsomest
inn 11 I ever saw, straight as an arrow,
very dignified and courteous in his man
ners to all. A superb rider, ho exorcised
himself 011 horseback till the last of his
life. The University of Virginia was his
pet scheme, and ho wa very proud of it
as pcing ni own achievement, ax it
first cession I entered a a student, and
Mr. Jefferson was always pleased to have
u students at lit table. Upon these oc'
caslons wo woro generally seated around
hi table, when Air. Jellerson would cn
tor and walk straight to an adjoining
side table specially prepared for him,
and upon which woro placed two lighted
candles and a small vial hy his pinto.
He would then say: "My daughter. I ncr-
celvo there aro sovornl young gentlemen
at the tabio. out 1 do not see well enough
to distinguish who they nro, o you must
tell mo tholr names." 'Whereupon hi
daughter would lend him up to each
young gcntloman, who would In turn
riso, when Air. Jellerson would slinke
hands nnd pas a pleasant word with
him. At tho close of tho repast, as hi
own hand was too trembling, his (laugh
tor wound pour trom tiio little vial Into
a tumblor ti few drops of medicines to
produce slumber iu easo ho should bo
wakeful, and then ho would tako up tho
tumbler and a candle, make a statolv
bow to the assemblage, nnd retire to hi
bed-room. IIo always had company at
ill house, mid observed tho French hour
A rolntlvitof Mr. Jefferson', though
verv desirous of visiting him, wasyotdt-
inclined to thrust his rusticity ami nut
oratcneso of his great kinsman. Upon
0110 occasion, however, ho was prevailed
upon to attend a social gathering at
Montjcello. when, upon being ushed into
tho salon, ho was duly presented by Mr.
Jefferson to the company. During the
coromonle tho nwkwnrd rnuntrymnn
slipped up tovoral times on the well
waxed floor, nnd then, seating himself,
thoroughly ill nt ease, was perfectly 1-
Only a Mechanic.
"Hoys, cays an exchange, "do not
sneer nt the liurd-worKing mechanic,
for beneath that dust-soiled jacket may
iurk the spirit of true nobility."
1 no exchange is eminently correct.
It is, indeed, wrong to pass through this
world sneering at mechanics. A good,
average, able-bodied mechanic is a bad
man to sneer nt. At almost any unex
pected moment be is iiuito linblo to sud
denly transfer como of tho dust on his
jacket to the hroadcolth coat of the
sheerer, ami jolt mm severely it 110
sneer too hard at the mechanic. If a
boy or young man I contemplating
sneering at a mechanic, it would bo
riage-catcbiiig purposes; after wliieh.tho
comments being finished, the dramatic
trio inake exit, leaving tho stage clear
for a moment. At this period came tho
murderer of Abraham Lincoln. (Ireat
as that wa. with all it manifold train
circling round it and stretching into the
ful urn fur mimv a century, in the polit
ies, history, art, etc., of tho Now World,
iu point of fact tlic main thing, the act
ual murder, transpired with the quiet
and simplicity of any commonest occur
rence the bursting of a bud or pod in
the growth of vegetation, for instance
Through tho general hum following the
stage pauso, with thoehnngo of position
came 1110 muuieii soiiuu 01 11 pisiui num.
which not one-hundredth part of the ail'
ilience heard at tho time and yet a mo-
ment hush somehow, surely a vague
startled thrill and then, through the or
mimented. drapcried, starred and striped
space-way of tho President's box, n sud
den figure, 11 man, raise himseU with
hand and feet, stand a moment on the
railing, leap below to the stago (a dis
tance of perhaps fourteen or fifteen feet)
fall out of hi position, catching his
boot-heel iu a copious drapery(tbo Amer
ican ling), fall 011 one knee, quickly re
cover himself, rise a if nothing had
happened (he really sprains hi ankle
but unfelt then) and so the figure,
Dooth tho murderer, dressed in plain
black broadcloth, bareheaded, with a
full head of glossy, raven hair, and his
quite as well not to let the hard-working iQcs like sumo mad animal', flashing
liipclinniii enti'.h him nt It. When the I w ith llcht mid resolution, vot with n eer-
taiiAcalmncss, holds nlolt in ono hand a
lajjCb knife walk along not much back
boy want to sneer real badly, nnd feel
that ho can't hold in any longor, it
would bo lar better, instead ot plunging
right into the midst ot a lot ot hard
working mechanics to seek some seclud
ed locality and have his sneor out all by
himself. It would look 11 grentdenl hot
ter, and tho boy would look better when
ho went homo to the bosom ot his lain-
xso, boy, 11 is neither pouto, genteel
nor wiso'to sneer at a mechanic. Nei
ther is it healthy, Tho habitual sneorer
nt mechanics is sometime cut off in the
flower of his youth. Life Is too short to
indulge in such perilous rccrention. Tho
sneorer is too often found In n pensive'
mood, abstractedly engaged 111 nppiying
niece of raw beelstoak to hi eyes, try
ing to reducu n swollen nose with gener
ous decoctions of arnica, feeling his lame
back, or picking tho gold filling out of
tho teetli which ho happened to casually
cough ui) coon after indulging iu Ills
playful little sneer nt tho hard-working
mechanic. This is n practical lesson iu
parlor etiquette which tho youth will
not be linblo to forget iu a month or six
weeks, Tho next tlmo ho feel called
upon to ciieer It may bo at a cow with a
board over hor face, or u poor blind girl,
but it will not bo ut a mechanic, Polite
ness pays ju tiio long run, nnd tho lesson
can never como nomo 10 a young inn
with greater torco or earnestness ti
when ho takes occasion tocontemi
ly sneer at u hard-working uutfU
and tho mechanic happens, ajfj,0ri
iu nu tunning iiiiivuiij.
lTn Is a (rood man nor
lessiy. THey would
cucli nrnise It thev
ctow none uigiie
Eh neither slow nor very rapid pace di
jmally ncross to tho back: ot the stago
The Tlmo of Beauty.
Say a recent writer: "Woman io'uw
in an insurrection against the uiiiverv-,
when she acts ns though her life were nil 1
involved in those lew yenr covered by 1
her personal beauty. Physicial beauty I
is only ono of the gifts of 'heaven to tint !
laughters of earth. That form of worth 1
may fade nwny into benutv of mind ami
heart, but it should be a dawn passe up
into morning, and not 11 evening passe
down into night. Woman i fully author
ized by nature to mako her fiftieth year
a noble a her sixteenth, her learning,
her conversation, her taste, herniatehUs
purity, her infinite friendship, which ha ;
not enough world to conquer, being
more than able to ntono for tho tint
that may have faded from her cheek..
When tihvsicnl benutv I inndn the aim 1
. i., . . ----- ---- ,
ot being, nte 1 limited to about .twenty
yours. Thus nro fifty yenr left without
1111 adequate reason of being except that
a part of the period wa the nnnronch to
beauty, the otner part tno retreat, tun ol
Discontent I tho want ofcolf-reliance:
it is infirmity of will.
Let not the tongue titter what the
hend will hnve to pay for.
For treiniilousncss. wakefulness, dizziness.
nnd lnck of energy, a most ruluuhle remeilT
Is J Iro w 11 s Iron Hitters.
If there were no (Sod it-would bo un
necessary to invent one.
Ottiwiwa. Dr. J. N. Arnintroii" sars:
"I have used Hroivn's Iron Hitters Iu hit
family and recommend Its use to others."
Counsel-that favor our desires need
Clirolithlnn collars it cull's will tint turn yel
low nor grow stiir.like other waterproof g(iyil.t
Frequently the curses of men bring
tho blessings of heaven.
To Merchant and Farmera.
.Send address to the Mutual Manufacturing
Co., No, II Wabash Avenue, ('hicugo, and re
ceive, hy return mull n circular nnd a (.ample
ot tne cheapest and nest Darned wire cvir
I.UKIS, TUDCCUCQeSAilllLl I
flarwrWi lllll.Uni.IIW rnlln..
isiiitm 10 iUI ctioiM. 1 writ fur Films lira, fluuitiu
rui lHirtTh Anltmiin Tlo On Uaiull!,! 0'.c
m EUIIS WHIM All III! FAILS.
lletUCoiiffk Bvrun. TiuLra amnd.
Uneluttnie. Bold by druKrlntfl.
S3 UtUar. II
ttmjito mm nt.
EWARK MACHINE CO.
IT WILL PAY YOU
If yoa ran Montr t K4prr. w
but BOSS Sl.kU Urls4l.
ofho footlights turns fully toward tho
audience, his face of ctatusquo beauty
lit bv those basilisk eye, flashing with
deiporntion, perhaps insnnity lnunches
Hi u nrm aim steauy voico 1110 worus:
semper tyrannise ami then waiiw
nn disappears. . (Had not nil this
teriihlo ccono mnklng tho mimio one
crous had it not nil been re
In liliml- hv lliwitli liepirniinnd?!
nment's hush n scream tho err
r... t :....!.. i....i., .r vounr
x, with nshy cheeks and lipau-
oliintarv cry. liointiin? to -ts RIM
mr l tmro: "iionas KiueiMU a
identf'ft And still a mom
incrediaou suspense, am!
ugot trbn that mixtures
uncortnlity (tho coux
01 a non t s iioot c
tho people bun
railings ami p
noise to tho
nlliblt Slakli qriid.r u4 hi t,
BOSS, llara Boll Mlakl. AH.I.H
i.U tynj rau tbu ll eth.n 111I1
. Baa far rrlaa Lit! ul Ctularua.
AkbU wum4 (ar OMaapltd larrlturT.
POWELL tfc DOUGLAS.
Mui'f'ri at ruapa, Wurimllla, aw.
Treating Consumption, Aithma, Br
Nasal Catarrh. Sore Throat, Lo
ana otner Maladies or tne
DR. WOLFE trents tho
PIIRI'S llV MPIttl'lTPIl IV
"luce to laco ui
...1 II- .I...V fy
wltn tun sti
nrminu or r