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FOE WOSrA N AN J) HOME
NTEnBSTINO HBADINO FOR
DAMES AND DAMSttt.
at all good farm nn tho gewn of a young Iiumr AMH fi A 1 I1H11V
girl: VentitlfHlly shiny ribbon and dBl-, Aluu "J' . UAJiU12i.
I"n(a embroideries. An exceedingly
tmm fr Mill lllrlt I'rnrhi for
lUnclnff Scliiml -- llrl(lil lluna
-Homa lllllla fnf tb
LA IDA nan mad
for wear by chil
dren, and tli ara
In strong favor this
season. The blur
and ften plaid
ara I ho moat com
monly ietn tbla
aaaaon, and ar
KM rally moro b-
coming then those
et tho rad shade, and ara smartly com
bined with liHiiter'a grwu or peacock
Ulna velvet, raw ef tlttr brnaa button
and blaek aaltn. A charming tittle
cloak tor a mtaa af I year la of thn aofl
eet wol la Una and great plaid, mad
to bang In full box plait from a clrcu-
mart frock af poarly while tnffeta Is
made girlish and sweet by lit aoceoaorle
of broad pearl-white antln ribbon nnd
huge button not with pearls. Tho
shirt la immensely wldo, flaring nut In
huge ploata of gauffered tnffeta, with a
graduated panel of white antln ribbon
directly down the center. The I mil lee
la aa dainty aa potalble, made of tho
taffeta, pouchitis well over the folded
bell of white aatln ribbon. Directly
down tbe center of the front la a II rr
Inch aatln ribbon In the form of n box
pleat, nnd decorated with huge buttons
aet wltli pearl. It la out nnlto low,
equnrely across from ahmtlder to
shoulder and bandad wlUi rib
bon. A asft frill of chiffon cm-em the
pretty alionldara. The sleeve are
broad loop of tho ribbon knotted
through tho renter. With thli frlck are
worn long auede glove of pearl white
and auede slipper to match. The
cloak to go with thlc.pretty creation la
of snowy-whit elder down, very full
and quite long, with n deep opart, hood,
and nil mlged with the softeat at'd Inf-
fleet of white Angora.
MATTERS OF INTEHBOT TO
AITHItNOON A ND liVKNINU.
lar yoke. The slcetr are modlslily
draped to aprend nt the elbow, thu lower
tit in bolug composed uf richly brocaded
velvet, a lilack pnttern upon n ground
work of dull bin, A aallor-ahttped
capo collar of the emtio la odgod with
hiinry black Thibet. Tho Rtnall wrtat
are trimmed in tbe aame wny. T.'.o
"loak Is made wonderfully warm ant
cozy by n waddcid lining of vtat-green
antln. A "grandmother" in it ft of
Thibet accompanies the rig and lend
an air of qualntneaa. a "lllllv rock"
hat of dark til us f'slt has ua rolling brim
fared with dark blue velvet, and at Its
side two stiff Iridescent uitlll. held by
n s.nng little choux of vtjtet.
' Another feichlug plant rloak In In
shad H of brown and whliu in very large
unbroken checks. It it mad" In
Mother Hubbard fashion, with a hug"
sailor roller of goldn-nrriwn voh't
overlaying the round ok. The cllar
is edgfd Ilatly with a eoatvw yellow lac",
from under which fnlla wnlte Angira
fur. A huge white felt liat, mas'd
with heavy plumea. the btiui tlpd down
over tho little ears In tttc qualntrn
manurr by broad tlaa of gauffered silk,
makes the small wearer picture of
hrVltrh beauty. Th prerar gray as
rakhsti Is lhi body of on of tlu- pn t-
Irat clonks af .the aeasou lor amall lad
d'ei it . an are all the smart coat,
rut abnormally slier t. so h to aet out
like a huge frill about th -wall l.
There Is an enveloping miiar of navy
tol- velv-t, edgwl with wbit" T.gora.
topi' I by an openwork band Of cut
I'rnrb for th IMHrlnc JitliiMtL
fcow I" th" se.uMn of delltnt for the
your: itnnclng-school miss aao is -on-xI-Uti
i too young to "come ut ' In so
ilely. but who may dancr sua flirt to
her hurt's iontent uiil r the vaap mil
age of the daiiclMg lemhiT WmtP
forma Hi" foundation fr mini of the
dniat) dancing gowns and is nail) th
only appropriate thing for the; young
bud to wear, tbMglt. a doult. tbelr
hearts ache for the more ttgMts arr y
ol their fully 1 edged sitter, n has
(iinun of Itonititliktlnu llur.
Ono soh n roinnt'knhlo nuiuhor o
costumes allowing cotuhlittttlotia o
whlto. Any nnd ovory color Is put with
it nnd with nn nNtonlshlngly good of
feet. Illack nnd white hns long boon
In vomit , and Is still so much In favor
Hint there are no end of continues nhow
Snnm Up'tn'llst Hints About tliiltlvs
tltm of th Boll nml Yl.l.tt Thereof
Itnrllriilliirr, Vltllulllir ami I'n.rl
rulturc 1 "'
i) HU I. t,I5 TIN OF
the lndlann Kxpcrl
montnl fl t n 1 1 o n
aa)s: The smut In
corn differs In sev
eral Important psr
tlculnra from thp
common smuts of
thn amnllor roroals.
whcnt. oata, rye and
Imrley. In no re
aped la the differ
ence more marked than In Its modo of
attacking the plant, and In this fact lie
valuable hints no the cultlvntor. it
Ims been nMtimod that beonttso tho
amitt of wheat nnd onts can ho pre
vented by Imtneralug the seed In hot
water or n solution of somo fungicide,
tho aamo method Is nppllcnhlo to corn.
Hut It la not true and for the reason
that the method by which tho corn
anittt attacks tho plant la vary unllk"
that of most of the other coronl amttts.
It has been found out nt tho Indiana
fixnerlment Stntlon Hint the smut does
not attach tho n ant through tne bopu
hut like whont rust It 'starts in tne
lonvoa and aloma, wherever the spores
nro carried by the wind nnd find long
ment and aufflclant moisture to otinblo
thorn to germlnnle. Tho sporoa will
srow as soon ns rlpo, that la na soon
ns the mnaa contalnlnr, thorn ttirna
black, and thoy will nlao retain tholr
vitality for n year or two In case con
ditions for growth are not favoraiao,
It la evident from title that nettner
the time of nlantltiK nor the avlous
eondl-'on or trentment of thr ned will
have anr offect ttrton the nmotint of
amut In tho crop-, and experiments m
ready carried out stthatnntlnte this de
ductlon. It Is equally evldsnt thnt mo
teorolnglrnl conditions will hnvo de
cldod Inlliionce. Hut the fnrmar cannot
control the weather.
Two thing enn ho dono to docnsso
smut In com. Tho growing crop enn
bo sprayed with n etiltnblo funglcldo
nnd tho ontrnnco of tho smut Into the
plant prevented. That this can bo
iftdo offoctlvo Is hown by tho oxpnrl
f.onta of tho Indlnnn stntlon. lint It
a nn oxponslve nnd tronblosomo
inothod. Tho other, more convenient
but leaa thorough method, Is to gath
er nnd destroy the smut, nnd thus
eventually rid the field of It.
The host time to gnthor tho amut Is
Just hoforo thn onrs silk, when tho
field should all be gone through nnd
every sign of amut removed, being
rareful not to acatter It upon tho
ground, or In nny way let the aporos
got free. The gatherings must he
hurnod or deeply burled to cortnlnly
destroy the amut. One or more later
gathering should also be made. This
may be called clean culture, and If
peralsted In for a few yenra would re
duce the annual production of smut
to an Inconspicuous and harmless
amount. J. O. Arthur, notanisi.
nnd It soaks slowly through iAts mnnnrt
until It ronohos tho soil where the atedi
are. Tho aurftfo being hollowed allows
the wntor to reach the roots of tho
cucumber moro readily, and tho ma
nure In tho wator tnnkoa them grow
so fnst that tho striped squash l)m
hove llttlo effect on them. Utrnlto Da-
lior, lu Viek'a Magazine.
FOR BOYS AND GIULS.
UOOD BHOFIT SKETCHES FOn
OUn YOUNQ HEADEna.
Kontli IMknt and Irrlpntlon.
Tho Dnkoln Iarmr has ImuwI o spe
cial Irrigation number. Uy Illustra
tion nnd by reports of actual trinia it
la sbawn that the most marvelous re-
aulta followed successful Irrigotton. Ac
cording to nil reporta ;he supply of en
ter beneath the surface le unlimited.
It Is ostlmntod that the iO.ooo squara
miles In the nra stated with a single
well on onch section that I. lo.QOO wells
on tho whole area, could he flooded an
nunlly to a dipth of 30 Inches, whllo
ten Inchon of water supplied by dltchea
la sufficient to mature a crop, for overy
bit of tho water la utilized nnd nouq
runs to wnsto, carrying the fertile soil
of the hills with It, as Is the case with
rain wator. The papulation that such
an area could) support under stteh n
state of cultivation almost oxeccda
comprehension. Rlx million ?eoplo
could hnvo ton ncro each, or ono mil
lion oottld hnvo Hlxty ncres oaoh, nnd
n alxty aero form under this Inlonslvo
cultivation would he as productive aa n
section In n sutte of nnturo.
Thla la by no means a drenm-pleture.
It Is believed to ho poisiblo. nnd that by
men who have given scientific study to
the iiueatlon, nnd It has btun already
realized In many plncoa. Tho Issue of
the Knrmor referred to show that nil
over tho hnslu farmers are sinking nr
toslnn wolls nnd constructing largo ros
ervolrs In which to store the wator un
til the proper tlmo oomos for Its utili
zation. What was once n sun-dried re
gion Is becoming n region of dltchea nnd
lake nnd ponds with vegetation nnd
fish nnd crops which do not clcpond
upon tho uncertain clouds, but simply
on the Ingenuity nnd Industry of man.
What n relief It will lie for farmtri,
relief from anxiety In summer nnd
wnnt In winter when they nre no long
er compollcd to look nt the clouds.
Thnt anxious, despairing look which
hns been worn on tho fncos of so many
farmers during thn pnst few ecasona in
tho trnns-MliMwurl West will dlsappoar
nnd glvo placo to tho look of commit
ment and Joy. Tho people of Dakota
nro not only applying the water from
theso walls to farming operations, but
to power for mills, Inrgo nnd small,
for sprinkling purposes, lighting nnd
every wnnt of humanity. The anmo
well that raises thn corn cutn It up
In thn corn shrodder or grinds tho
wheat In tho mills.
"Vlf$H fly In IUr Appsr!" An Xn
plflfi Kxniplo-llw!in Vcitas
lllehw An Auitsrlant UImoS A
New Nptltlnff (Unit.
ICU Is gny la her
There la music
with her train.
Lo, tho danm, tho
Aye, hut mark tho
noto of nngulou
That hor glamor fulls to drown.
(loilt somo soul Is loft to languish,
Uy the rondaldo atrlckon downl
Onlly onward novor heeding
What those wheels must ovorrlde
Iltimnn honrta nil crushod and bleeding
'Nonth hor juggornntit of prldol
Vlrluo walks not In tho high wny
ltlntnnt, with n hrnxen tnngua:
In tho snnrco froquontcd byway
Hor uplifting song Is sung.
How hor presence ylolds n blOMtng,
Misery to comfort turnlngl
Fair and cool her hnnd la pressing
Tf-ouhlod brows with fovcr burning.
In hor train nro draco nnd lloauty,
Worth nnd (Joodncss, Honor, Youth,
Wisdom, Lovo, nnd homely Duty
Srmplo Btrongth nnd wondrous Truth.
Unlo Virtue llfo Is treasure,
Dear to have and awcot to ohorlin.
Life to Vice la hut olonauro
Cast nsldo and toft to porlshl
to year that they generally eaaaptr de
tectlon. In all the countries in Europa
and In many of those In Asia, most
notably Coron nnd Japan, these tilting
nro ao great ns to bo noticed overvjuy a
tho unsalontlflc nnd Inexperienced rp- (
roscntntivoa of tho lower cutcs. tier
many scema to bo tho scat of greatest
Kuropoan enrth-orust ngllitlon, Japna
oocttpylng n almllAr position in Asia.
Of tho nbove countries, Professor
Mllno snya: "In both Qcrmnny nnd
Jnpan n tldo-llko movement, too great
to be produced by lunar nttrnctlon, hnn '
been observed, the ground being tilted A
onco ovory twenty-four hottra and some-
time twlco. In whloh caso tho night
disturbance would be grentcr, nnd In nil
cases buildings, trees, etc., stand slight-
ly inclined, like cornstalks In n gontle,
Ing this combination. Whlto has a
Mftanlng otfwl upon color In ovfYy
case, and la eapeplnlly charming wlicn
maue up with pretty soft grays, htowui
or some of tho pretty mixed goods.
A fetching gown for semldreas even
lug wear I mmlc up of smoke-gray
cropon and pearly white velvet. The
flaring skirt la aet full of panel ef
parly white velvet, broad at foot and
tapering to tbe walat In n sharp point
The round bodice of crepon haa panels
of velvet from throat to walat, gradu
ating Ilk the skirt. Over tbe full
mandolin "leaves of crepon are flaring
points of velvet smartly at I He tied. A
pretty gown of black aattn I made gay
with piping of white aatln and row?
of tiny white pearl button. Another
pretty frock la of tobacco brown taffeta
with trimming of whlto aatln ribbon
dgpd with frills of yellow Vln
Oitnae lace. The aklrt baa a wonder
ful width, and la doonratod by two
panels set In either aide of the oklrt
edged with rows of laco-adged ribbon.
Tea round bodice, and It aeettu aa
tboufch all bodice are round nowadays.
, is comnowd of alternate rowa of lse
odged rltibOH and teoaeeo-urown voirei
ribbon. There are hug balloon slwve.
d-wDlr tucked serosa tbe upper par
Hons and tlalabod at the wrlat by Inou
and ribbon '
A pretty black nnd whlto chocked
eown of softest taffeta haa decoration
of ivorv white aatln and blaek jot. '1 ue
odeted aklrt la oMartnotialy full and
perfectly Hiatal. It has a twifileoa little
bodiee of to checked goods, with a tot
in yoke of white satin odgod About with
)t. Th lower part t tli full atetvot
are of jet-ceverod satlR.
'queened" it lu rty f r two sesaco.
White muslin. wtn" nn white chif
fon or tulle au.i Uiniy n- "- H'l
taffia are Mi ttoil't '' J -l n '
for d i"h th' cX'jilne la t
r ting I'y !1UJ! ' s o' I . - ara B9t
1Imi I !! In lliloiit.
NotbltaK li prettier for a tailor-mads
gown than a donakln root with dblntlly
siickld butioa for irlSBWMg.
The most otogadl wide ukliui have
tbe fold falling lu fluting all around
and are rtrapprd it the nu with vel
. ' iiltub rt ' ;lner iklrn r ' Jte
lieiiil. flnl.-ln-d uff iil.mit tUt J.iwer
Wlini I'Miltliie hii Oritburd.
DIe tho hole tho proper depth nnd
level nt the bottom, and large enough
that tho root may be atrnlghioned to
their full lenttth by the Iinnn. me
root should llo CHittnlly divided as nonr
s enn be done. Tho proper placing ot
tbn innt has much to do With 1110
growth and honiity of tho troe. If the
mot nro thrust Into tbe grouuu
cniinpod, crookod, nnd without proper
care, tho tre will grow In like man
ner, stunted, crooked and miaouapon.
When the tree are tilacod in tn no'".
thn roota properly dlvl.led and straight
onod. n llttlo fltio earth should be
shakon over tho roota, tin tee alight-
ly rnlsed ao aa to glvo tho roota n na
tural descent. The tree-top should In
ellne to the weal sevoral Inches, tho
hob to bo filled with lino earth nnu
firmly preaaed. ao aa to hold lb- In
Ita proper plnco. The prevailing weal
wlnila will noon bring tne treo up m
perpendicular poettlon. for If ou will
take tbe trouble to examine the orch
ard around you, you will llnd rearly
all the tree leaning to the east. t'Uls
is onused by the strong went wmiis.
The Kround I nretwred. the trees ae-
lectetl and planted, but your work Is
net finished; oare must be taken of the
tree and ground. The treo top should
be well formed by proper pruning. The
brandies from the trunk should he nt
or aa near etual distances apart aa It
is tioealble to have them, and inreo
main braneheorllmbar nulto enough
to form h beautiful head or top; if una
l done after nrunlna. no large brttnou
oa will ronulre to be cut or removed
from the trunk; without till preoau-
tlon at first pruning and forming the
ten It I often neceeeary to remove
large llmba from the trunks, thereby
causing a gradual decay and finally do-
atraytiiK the tree. The ground snouiu
be well cultivated and kept in gaou
heart, and may be profitably cropped
for several yoara with potato, tur
nips, mangolds, carrot, cabbage or
nny other root oriiw. wm. uray.
Tli Arid f fruit.
Tho grntoful acid of tho rhubarb loaf
arises from the malic acid and hlnox
nlttto of potash which It contain; tho
acidity of the lemon, orange, and other
speclee of tho genua Citrus, I catliod
by the abundance of citric acid which
tholr Julco contain; that of tho cherry,
nlum, apple, nnd pear from the malic
icld In tholr pulp; that of gooaeherrlee
and currnnta, black, red aful whllo,
from n mixture of molle and eltrlc
anlda; thnt of the grape from a mixture
of mnllc and tartaric arid; that of tho
mango from cltrie acid and a very fu
gitive oasontlal oil; that at the tama
rind from u mixture af eltrlc, malic,
and tartaric nclda; the flavor of aspar
agus from npurtle acid, found also In
the root of the marahmallow, and that
of the cuanmher from a peculiar poi
sonous Ingredient called (ungln, which
I found lu nil fungi, and I tho causa
uf the oiiuuiubnr being offensive to somo
It will ho observed that rhubarb is
the only fruit which contains blnoxalate
nf pnfMh lu conjunction with nn nnld.
licet root owes Its nutritious quality to-
abottt 0 per cent of augar which It con
tains, and Its flavor Is n peculiar buu-
stnnre containing nitrogen mixed with
Tho carrot owe Its fattening powers
also to sugar, and Ita llnvor to a pecu
liar fatty oil; the horseradish dorlvee
Ita llnvor awl blistering power from a
volatile acrid oil. The Jerusalem arti
choke on n tains MVa Iter cent of sugar.
nnd 3 per cent of Inulln (a variety of
starch), besides gum and a peculiar
substance to which Ita flavor Is owing;
and. lastly, garlic anil the rest of tho
anion family derive their peculiar odor
from a yellowish, volatile acrut alt, but
they are nutritious irom containing
nearly half their weigni at gummy
and eltiUmua au balance net yet clear
ly iiBllnwl. o. rr. johimuh, ia iwo
Chenilatry of the World.
An Iniplrlne Hjmnplf.
Olndstono well anys thnt advice chills
but oxnmplo Inspires. Who Is not
mtrscd to higher living by tho oxnmplo
of Chrysostom whon summoned befcro
tho Itomnn emperor?
When threatened with banishment
should ho porslst In iidhorlng to I ho
Christian fnlth, ho replied: "Tho world
la my Father's hoitso; thou canst not
"Hut I will slay then." nald tho cm
pcror. '.'Thou canst not," onld tho
heroic man, "for my life Is hid with
Christ In Ood."
"I will tulto nwny thy tronsuros."
"Say,': wna the answer. "In tho first
place, I hnvo nono thnt thou knowcat
of. My tronsuro la In heaven, und my
linnrt la thoro."
"Hut I will drlvo thco nwny from thy
"Not so," nnswerod qiirysostom. "I
hnve n Krlo'nd In honvnn fram whom
thou const not aopnrntc mo. I defy
theo; thoro Is nothing thou canst do to
Angtm fay tlm (Urp Mint '(In.
Interviews with men ongngod In sole
Ing for tho Chlangp mnrkot nnd prom
inent anglers demonstrate that th&gov-
ernmont and state fish commissioners
In plnalng Herman onrp In the Illinois
nnd other rivers of the Rtato. with n
vlow to furnishing n plentiful nnd good
food for tho pcoplo of tho mate, Hnvo
loosed n weapon whloh hna nlrcndy
driven nearly ovory gnmo fish from the
rivers lu whloh carp planting took
plnco. Investigation shown tmit, whero
nn pllto nnd bass, both block and groen.
woro numerous in tho Illinois, thoy nre
now ntmost n rarity, having bean driven
out by tho ever-hungry carp, which ban
multiplied so rapidly that ono catch
recently drow In flvo tons. It la said
by tho flshormon thnt tho carp roota
in tho mud nnd wind nt tho bottom of
tho river In sonreh of food, and eats tho
eggs of the gnmo fish, thua making tholr
Tit for Tt.
Mr. Wny, a mlnUter, wna cnllod to
ofnrlato at n colorod wedding, lie was
fond of n Joke and thought to got up
n laugh nt tho hrldogroom's expense.
Guests, whlto end colored, woro prosont.
Aftor tho coromony Mr. Way sold lo
tho bridegroom, "Mr. Johnson, lt.iaf.uA-
tomnry, I think, on such ooenefona nse
thla for tho mlnlstor to klsa tho bride.
but wo will omit that llttlo form on
Of course tho company indulged In a
Aftor n llttlo llmo tho bridegroom
called to tho mlnlstor, nnd wild, "Mr.
Wny, I think It Is customary qn such
oconHlons ns thla for tho bridegroom to
hand tho mlnlstor ofllolatlng n tcn-dol-lor
bill, but wo will omit thnt llttlo form
thla occasion." B. L. Frnxlor.
Bomt tf our neighbor have Tieen
growing cuouinbars In a now wny for
the laU year or two, and aa tbelr aue
nuM with them haa boon ae woatlarful.
1 will give tholr way for the beiittt oM
eUtars. A stmt about four feet aquare
la first tnadod up and well manured ; a
half barrel with the bead knocked out
It then i In the middle or th spot,
not puttied down Into the soil, but sim
ply rooting on the urfae. Thu barrel
la filled nearly full or woli ritied ma
nure. The loo earth is drawn up
lightly all around the tt- i ihe bar--el
. nd tho need i p m. t yitre in
th ground Uvery ray i vulful or
two tt water U ;u;ed uie barrel.
ClirrnU VrH Mlinirl I'rull.
X reading grocer a4orttaa Califor
nia poftcli. Caltforoia Wwoa ollng
..mm.um Cl 1 1 ttt T II 111 U' Ik tl 1 1 h tllMl (ill
e, rallfornla Ilartlett peara. and evert
California corn, tomatuea, eovo oya
tra, otc It aeema abaurd that Mis
tourl should un Mch vaat atippllee
tram California, not only poach, pear,
cherry, hut even tomaloea and corn,
nnd tbe mme la true of Illinois und
ether atate. These fruit and vegeta
ble are produced In California on
etritly land, with high priced labor,
onormoua trolghU crowing the mount
ains, and yet It paya them. Why not
Oiark peaihoa and pears, adding Mis
souri or Arkansas, us the ca may he,
and why not Missouri, Illinois, Ken
tttaky and Tann corn and toma
loea, aa well ua fruits. I'eeple of tho
Oaarka, Colorado und New Mexico arc
beginning to wake up, and aeon Cali
fornia will eease gathering all the
cream. We admire tholr enterprise but
we want to see more of It In every state.
I'oapl ry where should grow mors
rulu and no: depend upon disposing
of It In the greet, atate; have canning
factories, make Jlo. preserve, etc.
IxM)k what a great In i ir preserving
of frulta In Bnglan-'.-ita- llros. JJuU
A woman wun a s'lvery lanyh oftta ;
exposes r gold p ta be" mou.
An Aiictiicliim Ntutamtnt.
It oeeurrcd at a well conducted tan
meeting hold In tho Methodist church
at the "Corners." A bountiful auppor
had boon aervod. and tho people woro
now snntcd In tho nudltorluin in pleas
ant anticipation of tho promised pro-
aram of speech nnd nong. Tho oholr
sang nn opening nnthoui, thon tho chair
man announced thnt tho Hov. Mr. Awd
n wtranger from a distant town, would
deliver an address.
Tho reverend brother arose, laid out
his nnen watch la parliamentary style.
Thla was an encouraging sign, for tho
young people, who found It hard to
keen sllll, Alnst time la not measured
by machinery. Some mon talk nn hour
and It seems ten minute; othor mon
talk ten minute nnd It scema tho ro
ver). It wn soon discovered the pres
ent preacher belonged to tho latter
class. Ho rambled on, without "pith
Somo of tho afurosnld young pcoplo
thought they would rather do tho talk
ing thamsolvce nnd commenced, but so
qttloily nn ono noticed them except tho
orator. With a Hash of hi eyo ho dis
mayed his audience by HiiatuhliiR his
watch, grabbing his note, and with a
haughty air of offended dignity,
The ohalrman. equal to tho occasion,
onlmly announcod the ttoxt spoaker.
whoso eubjrot. by great good fortuno.
was entitled "Cheerfulne."
Next morning n short Horn In tho
village paper caused somo amusement:
"Mr. Awd nwod hi nudnelous audi
ence In tho auditorium by his odd man
ner. Signed, 'An Odd Subscriber.' Note
by editor: Audited and found correct."
A 1W Itcdrnmliiff Hpoln.
Llttlo flvo-ycnr-old Dorothy la afflict
ed with that not nt nil unusual dlsllko
in children a strong aversion to wntor.
Homo tlmo nlnco alio wna spomllng
tho dny with bur aunt, and seriously
objected to having horTftieo alt dirii litis
washed, preparatory to outing lunch.
"Why," sho oxpostttlntod. "my mothor
washed mo nil ovor ovory slnglo bit of
mo Just beforo I camo horol"
"Well, my dear," Mid her mint, "your
hands nnd fnco arc cortnlnly very dirty
now, nnd I guess you needed tho bath
mnmma gnvo you, loo."
Tho llttlo lady drow horsolt up with
"Thoro wn spots on me," alto aald,
looking nt hor aunt reprovingly, "that
wasn't dirty n bit!" Hlsle H. Klofor.
KUIiriiicn Notllmt Ducki.
Oshkosh, Wis., sportsmen arc vary
much agitated ovor thn discovery thnt
tho efforts of tho fishermen hnve boon
diverted from tho netting of flBh to
tho nottlng of ducks nnd thnt tho op
eration on account of tno oxtcnt nnd
caeo of capture throaten tho extermi
nation or driving nwny of ducks from
that vicinity, which contains aomo of
tho best feodlng grounds In tho world.
Ono fisherman Is said to havo caught
COO ducks In n day. Tho clucks dlvo for
food, got onlnnglod In tho net nnd
drown. They nro barreled nnd shipped
to Qrccn Ilny nnd Oblongo. Old not
nro used w thnt It captured by tho jjnmu
wardens tho loss will bo email.
lltpplntM Vrtu illrlir.
Tho latest testimony to the fast that
rtoho do not bring happlnos oomoa
from the Up of n member of perhaps
the rloheat family on oarth. Unron AI
phonao de Hothsehlld, when recently
asked for his view on happlnoea
whother ho thought that riches led to
"Ah, no!" answered tho millionaire,
sadly nnd slowly, "thnt would bo too
glorltttat Happlnos la something to
tally different. 1 suppose," ho added
retlocttvely, "somo advantage do at
taeu to money, or pcoplo would not glvo
themselves so much trouble to gaiu It
but, believe me, the truest aoureo of
happiness is work!"
Whllo Mrs. MeFndden wna working
for Mr. Dixon sho oamo frouuoutlr to
hor, Haying hIio could not llnd things.
On ono oeenslon sho could not find the
palter, high nor low. Mrs. Dixon Joined
In the search.
"Why, horo It la, Mrs. MeFndden."
called Mrs. Dixon, "right on top of. the
"Shure an' 1 didn't aoe It there.
ma'nm," replied Mrs. MoFadden.
"I'll tell you what It U," wild Mrs.
Dixon. "You are near-sighted, Mrs.
"Indade aad I'm not. ma'am: I can tea
na far na I can look," was tho rply.i
Ig from (Ullonik
Ono nt tho fee tit roe udrertltotl .or a
balloon nseenslon hero, anyu the Uror.
ton, Man., Huterprlse, wa a parachute
drop by n men. a woman nnd n dog, the
dog being fastened to a bar. When the a,
day eamo the stalwart form ot !cmuel
II, Uttrrlll. special agent for eastern
Massachusetts of the 8. V. C. T. A.,
loomed up nt the ground, und after he l
had talked with a member ot the com
mltteo In charge af the balloon nscen-,
tlon tho member told a reporter that
tho dog would get a holiday tho rest ot
the week. The man and woman could
risk their neaks If they wanted to. but
tho n"re of tho dog, and perhaps us
nook ere going to be saved. ?
Coiittnrt Mutcmtnl ot Our Oloba,
Aooordlng to Protestor John Milne
.be eruil of the groat globe upon
whleh we live and have our being" I
I H.fittt utM. f rtallnilt
It. n, out. un and down. Ilkn a elr. U'" " tUit n ,loUr
riiH tent In a cvelone. There are earth Hnnry l.clEht. living In tho town ct
movements that arc exnerlenced at all 1 Westfleld. Wis., last week tbot five detr
tlmiHi and in nil land, but they are to ( within thirty minute' tlma and within
alight trout month to month rd roar i circle ol one mile.