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T1R iWEEKLY EDITION. WINNSIBORO. S. C.. FEB1RUARY 20. 1883. ESTABLISHED 1848
Iise I for the day is passing,
Anti you lie tireauning oni;
The others have buckled their armor,
And forth to the Ilght have gone;
A place In the ranks awaits you,
Each man ias some part to play;
The Past ant the Future are nothing,
In tit face of the 4tern To-day.
1110 trom your dreams of the Future
Of gaining soine hard-fought fieli;
Of storming some airy fortress,
Or bidding soine giant yield;
Your fuiture ha <leeds of glory,
Of honor (God grant it may !)
BUtt your arian will novor be stronger
Or the need so great as to-dlay.
tlie I It the past detains you,
11cr suiriline alld storms forget;
No cha ins so unworthy to hold you
As tihose of a vain regret;
Suel or bright, she is lifeless ever;
Cast her phaintom armns away,
Nor look back, save to learn the lesson
of a nobler strife to-clay.
itise or the day Is passing;
Tihe sonuld that you scarculy iear
Is the eneny inarcihing to battle:
Arise I for the foe Is here I
Stay not to sharpen your wealpins,
Or tile hour will strike at la:mt,
Wien from dreams of a coining battle,
You may wake to Bnd it pass.
A BOY'S 15LYNDEIt.
Dick and I are going down to the May
festivities, Miss Cholmsford; do you care
Agatha Chelmsford, a large, fair,
landsono ' woman, looked up from her
cool corner in the morning-room.
"The May febtivities here?" with a
faint elevation of pale, arched brows.
"Yes, did you not know?
"Why, we are going to have a regn
lar old-fashioned May-day-May queen,
May polo, and all."
"And you-you care for this sort of
thing, Mr. (arringtoi
"P/ardon me, bat I should judge the
persons getting it np were-well, not
exactly in our sot."
"No," Wilbur Carrington said coldly.
"It you mean on visiting terms here,
iost of themn are not. But-"
"But you just ought to seo the May
Queen, Misa Agatha.," young Dck (har
ntngton broko in entliusiastically,
"hle's worth going purposely to see."
"Indeedl Who is your rustic beauty,
-In the first place, a lady," Dick said
"But they're not well off, you know,
and Shlt has a little brother-a cripple
to she is obliged to teach in the village
honchool. Do come."
S "Dick," Wilbur Carrington said
- sharply, "don't urge Miss Chelhnsford.
I prestlmo she would not care about it."
''Oh, but I do." with a sudden drop
ping of her languid t))e.
leatain you just a few niOmontli4
k Aud, finging asilde the scrap of nc
.1,d i o-work with which Sn h, been tril
inWg she uIt thg''was visiting Wil
a '. ,ton's mother, down in their
P prttYJtrringtons wro tihe great people
Qud i tnor told a strange little romanco
i tuis slightly palk'soo heiress, and
rave, reserved Wilbur Carrington.
It is said that years ago, wihen the
calth and luxury he hold to-day wore
iknown to him, before the world dis
overed the force, the briliancy, the
emnuis of hi Z pen, that he hati boon.
id'ing to lay his h1e at Agatha Chlims
rd's foot; that lightly she had poushed
ido the boyish passion and gono oi to
Fow th tables had turned, and it
as with a resomute deterlinintion to
ndo the at that she had conmc dtown
the hindtsomo country seat this bright
To-day she passed on to the morning
g-roomn, her full, womanly figure
eking ita beat in her hiandsomie cos
me of cark blue velvet and brocade.
"Rteady, Mr. Carrxngton?" with a
"Yes, I hope you will enjoy it, Miss
olmislord," lie said, a he handed her
to the carriage.
"I am sure I shall."
The carriage soon stooped at a beau..
ul grove, and through the trees they
ught sight of the bright dresses, and
ard merry laughter.
iek spratng from his seat, and tossed
C rOus to his brother.
"I shall be the first to groet her
jesty. I[ see Atinio over there, and
all bring her to yotu.''
"No," Wilbur sind, shortly, ''we will
Bomethmug in his voice mado Agatha
ehlmsford look tip him at suddoniy.
Then she took Is arm, and wont wd*
tiown the ne *.-r
"You see the young folks cmpos
thispiwby,"i1 -ojiainied, "have a o
social club inthe wmnter moDb'ae
is is the tirst tune they have jlbae
aLy-day.''." bu it,"
"They wvent a good/u hi oya
ick hooked IJack too the prettiest
anner, "T'Yf for their queen,
r'l in the YEbuur? Wilbur kniows."
von't tholobosed to beoenthusiastie,"
"You e, crtushing laugh. ".Is she
th a'frotty, Wilbur?"
aI)tA tuo tirst time she hand called
so since the old days, but they
cnear the Maying party, and it wasw
o to play a trumip card.
'here wits no chanago ini the grave,
rdocd lae, to whion she looked up
.1:'rettyi" lhe repeated calmly, a trifle
.ily. "1 hlardily knowif we womid
o on that suibje. Miss Ohelmsford,.
Id that iner like makes outer beau
and Annme SLturt is a womanly
an. But hero she Is,"
atia Chelmisiord looked with a now
ous excitement in her light bluo
at the girl whlo camne for ward with
, laughing heartily at the boy's
d she saw a girl a little above the
umn height, but locking tallr b~e
of the soft wlito muslin robe she
saw a face bright with health
happiness, and koayon'a elixir
floe -le .taaca o;ee
tender, earnest; long black lashoe, and
braided bronze-brown hair.
"itegina, greeting," Wilbur Carring
ton cried, and held out his hand.
"We come too late for your majesty's
coronation. Allow me, Miss Chelms
The ladies bowed, the former a trifk
She was thinking with a curious pang,
how well Wilbur Oarrington's wordi
suited the girl before her-"a womani:
. .This is Miss Chelmsford's first visi
to Silver Leafwood, is it not?" sh4
heard the happy girlish voice say
"Would you like to come and see iti
pleasant places? It has some."
She hesitated a moment.
Then a thou lit caine to her.
"Thanks-yesl" she said. "I woul
like to go."
"Iayn't I go with you, Annie?" crie<
But sho shook her flower-erowne<
"No, you mayn't. Run away an(
talk to Hattie Green. She's pining fo
a sight of you. There's a good boy,"
Miss Chelmsford turned to Wilbu
"Would it be too much trouble to as]
you to get my shawl from the carriage
Thankal Wili you wait here with it
We shall be back soon."
He started as she spoke.
He had been looking at Annie Stuart
at the girlish figure in that soft whit
dr, s, through which arms and bosoa
faintly showed, at the tiraily-swee
eyes, at the great clusters of Ma:
tilowers glowing palely pink at throa
Miss Ohelisford noticed his glance
audlelt a sudden sharp contrast botwee
herself and Annie Stuart.
Tie girl looked almost childish in lie
pure fresh dress, and simply braidei
She felt old and cumbrous now, in he
cut velvet and diamonds.
With the quick perception of a woma
of the world, she saw evcu more tha
Annie Stuart had seen.
She would play her earns accordingly
"You have known Wilbur a lon
time? questioningly, as they turue
A puzzled pained look came into th
"No. not a very long time.
"Long enough to appreciate him ho-t
"My little brother was injnred by
fall some time ago, and since the acio
dent we have learned to value Mr. Oa
rington's kindness and friendship."
"There was an unconcealed tenides
nos in Miss Chielmaort's voice thl
made her companion wh'-" -
-xo was always good-hearted to ever
"fle-I, that is, wo often talk of who
we shall do when
"But pardon me, I had forgotton thi
subject holds no interest for yo-z.
''Wha1t lovely .spring daisios!"
She knew by the girl's tense silene<
that sho had taken all her implied con
1idence ats she had meant 9h should.
She knelt down to gather a cluster o
tho daisies, drawing o1r her gloves.
As she <did so a great diamond on he
loft hand sparklect in a slanting sun
"Oh'i" Amnne Rhnait oried involuntar
ily. Miss Oholmsford held up a lonj
"You hke it?" she said.
"Wilbur gavo it to mo"
There wis a muallor, planr ring or
her hand, that Ie had 6iVeU her as i
schoolboy gift fifteou years before.
11 quqaQtioned, she could protest hei
mistako in having imagined it the ontc
If possible she would mislead her.
Annie Stuart caught her hand againsi
her bravo girlish heart, crushing the
May flowers in bor belt.
"Then- then it is an engagemen
She told the lie with shiyly-drooping
lids, but voice coql with deliberatt
'.Is it, though, Agatha? and you nocvoi
Dick leaped lightLy over a lowv bus.l
on the path beside thiem.
"I say, Wilbur," raising his voice as
only a boy can, "here's a gol
"Agatha's engaged, thinik of it!
"I caught her showing the ring t<
"An~d Anie asked hor if it was an en
gageent-ring, and she said 'Yes!'
"To1'.trelhiumghanLti, "l've ipmig
great one to keep things dark-"
But Wilbur, coming down the path
b~y holding out his hand and saying,
"Hearty congratulations, Misa
Obolnmsford, from--Annie and mec.".
lHe hesitated a little before tihe last
words, then turning to Annie with sa
naile, he olfercd her his arm.
'ick, take care of Miss Uhelmnsford
"We wvill be baici soon."
And they wvalked away into tihe shadow
of the trees.
What did lhe say?
Just such honest, tender words,
sprung from an einnobliug al'ctiona, as
uyoery man speaks and every woman
hears once in their lives.
But Aninie cried out in amazement:
"'I thought Miss Olhehnsford w*as
mnaaged Lo you!"
"WVell, you thought a 'gigantic mis
take,' my darling,'' ho said, laughinglmgy.
Now lot us go back."
Agatha Cholmsf'rd's face grew ghast
ly under its faint rouge, ain't Wduur
Darrington stood gravely neforo her.
"WoV conigrataited you au hour tago,
M[iss Ohohansford," ho said. "Won't
you wish us joy now?"
And the wvoman who had so narrowly
iscaped detectioin and hu imiIlationi said
shec convontionial words calmily, despite
icr maddening dlesp~air.
"What a haupy May-day!" Wilbur
Jarrington cried, as lie eyes rested on
inmoai Stuart's face,
"Yonun o echoed n:,ck m..ly as h
lung his hat into the air, with an Indian
"Didn't I tell you, -Miss Agatha.
Annie was a daisy?
"Slang's excusable-all things are
excusable to-day." n
Little did the boy know how his
blunder had saved the happiness of fa
those lie loved.
"Your majesty!" cried Dick the irre- fr
pressible, "I particularly request per
mission to inaugurate my relationship i
with a May-day kiss.
"In fact, I insist on enforcing my bro- b
therly privilege. , W,
"Mayn't -she, Wilbur?" N
And Wilbur nodded and laughed, and b
But Dick got it. ci
ForrsOn Gruff Tones. w
About twenty-five years ago. Edwin re
Forrest, the aeor, did a very kind act. '
To-day, the daughter of a friend relates (
it here. One afternoon, as Edwin For- dI
rest and my father and mother sat chat- 0
r ting together, Madame M- , who had tl
but a short tune before buried her hus- i
band, a celebrated magician, entered W
the room. The necessary introduction
having been performed, the conversa
? tion soon drifted around to Madame 8
i M --'s own affairs ; whereupon my ci
father remarked : al
"I Jnve been thinking that Madame
M- migbt follow her husband's foot- di
steps, She has been his confederate T.
for years, alid she is quite cabable of 0
"Hum I not a bad idea, George," w
t answered Forrest. Then, turning to
Madame M -, he observed : "Why bi
don't you adopt the plan, Madame ?"
Madame M--hesitated a moment, b
colored slightly, and then replied Irank- w
r ly :
I"I would be glad to do so, but un- 01
fortunately, all of Mr. M---'s appara- t
r tus Is hold for debt,, and, I have not the R'
money to redeem it." Ii
**ion much would it take ?" came
a the question, in Forrest's rather abrup't d
"About a thousand dollars," replied
Madame Al.--, looking ra' iar sur
1 prised at the interrogation.
"Hum I a thousand dollars. .'11 let W
a you have it."
T'he offer was so wholly unexpected, &
and being rolled out in Forrest'sgruffest t
tones, that Madamo M-, whose C
nerves were very much unstrung from
all that she had at that time gone a
through, burst into tears, and hurried ri
out of the room.
"Go after her, George," cried Forrest
to my father. "I was too rough with
the littlo womian. Tell her it's all tj
t right. I wii g1VU 1in'W cheek for !
"TIjo following day, true to his word, h
Edwin Forrest handed my father a
cheuk for a thousaud dollars, Madamne
t Al--redeemed her husband's para
pliernalia, and, as a magioian, earned a
very goo living for herself and two
children. I kunw nt if Madame AL
still lives, but probably her childrear"0 cli
if so, doubtless they have hen-, the c
story of this kindly act doLI; to their
motier in the hour of he,.areat, neod ; L
and te name of E.1wi " orret must it
have a warm place ill enoir hearts. tli
Caraal Donnet, who has recently ex- ce
piIt )n Frauco at the age )f 87, was an in
xcellent m)a, who won his wily to the st:
hcight he attalued by activity, good works, su
a tolerant spirit, and a natural eloquence wl
enlarged by careul Btu(iy. iie was 41 to
years old when, in 1831, Lonis Phdlippe's an
Glovermnient made hun Archbishop of
Bordeaux ; but he became a cardinal in fu
1852, when L~muis Napoleon neededl re- 6
spectabilities to , ill the l'aae. Alike(r
under the eldler h.Sourbons, the house oh
Orleans, and the third Bonaparte, Donnett
Was popuilar and1( beloved.
He also deserves somec rcncnembrance on
account of a suilar adventure which be
fell hhn when a young mnan. Diring anto
illness his boudy assunted all the aspects of
death. He was rigid, dl'd not breathe, tb
and his heart ceased to beat. 'The medli..
cal men ahirmed that the youth was J
(lead, and, according to F~rench law, he ni
was spect'ily placed in his coffin, and a <
every preparation was miade for the fuan- m<i
oral. Yet all the time lie was alive, hieardl *'
what was said, knew tihe lay and cktrical pr
fo'ks around hin ; but it was not, until th
the very last moment, just as the lid was ce:
about to be screwed down oni lis narrow
bted, that, by a desperate etlort lhe broke ap
the speil and sat up, tIa the horror of all ak
who were near. Tlhus was he saved from ex
iving entombment, It was iug t114 1jy gi:
.when (LM EFviAdLrelated his own ex- an~
peorience to astonished hsteners. Fe w men as
have had siinihir escapes. How many mi
hitvo boion literaliy huried shvo. o
'rhe Yaniowntono Pa~rk. ye
Thbe territory comphrises 3,410 square mi
mhies, and is a veritable Wonderland. Uz
Within its borders are mnountaim ranges gra
wit,h dozens of pakis having an elevation iua
of 9J,000 to 11,700 feet above soea .eve'l, mc
and whose Satumits are crowned with ura
perpetual sniows. In thei valleya and ani
gorges that lie betweert these peaks and rei
ranges there are probably over oue hun- era
dred spouting geysers and springs, all of gri
which belck torrents of boiling water.p.
Besides these there arc numnerous springs re
of sulphur, soda, maignesia, lime,, and en
other nineral waiters, most, of which have its
cauhedl beautif l staalagmiltic or crystalhzeat
accreaiont, in the shape of cones and
basins, to larmi about them. Still another
lorir. of springs are the boiling wells ofbt
delicate-hued mud, known as the '-Davyls
l'lpoi~(ts."' The cnnons of the Yellow- an
stone, three in numiber, are miarvehs of
rocky grandeur anid beauty, a feature of '
one of them, anid uneqia:ieed in) tlhe world, cr
laeing the inamous Gllass Mountamn, a lefty ou
cil~f foamed of the rare and betuitiful main- PE
eral known as obsidian. 'The lake, nearly ole
80 mniles long and 15 wide, and the rivers Ion
andi streams abound in fhin, anid the forests cial
mn elk, deer, antelope, blg-hline d sheep, rev
feathered game, grizzly bears, panthers, Un
and tbe like. In variotus parts ot the (
Parik there are natural bridges, caIVes, and alit
other singular formations. T'he whole Smi
region is a realm of marvels well worthy 11o
of the patronage of the worldt's touriats, lor
A Funeral in a Mining-CAmp.
The more picturesque portion of the
pulation of the camp was rady to say
?oor follow," in the general conscious
as that the compassionate epithet
ight eventually apply nearer home.
such trail lay were they themselves
A delay, inexpticable to Conrath's
ends, in the reply to their telegram
his fat her, roused a good deal of feel
g among them. It was hastily as
med that Conrath's family bad -gone
Lek" on him. The facts of the case
are, that when the telegram- reached
ow York, his father was on OUAtV tiard
1tween that city and HavagO,
a wife had been ordered by her Itys
mit to spoid the winter. The slenace
s certainly far from paternel. The
mp was sonsitive on the point of its
Iations with the east, especially in the
ont of death. Whatever theirindifibr
tco or faithlessness to their eastern ties
iring life. the men of Conrath's rank
the frontier confidentially expected
oso ties to contract in the extremo
oerit, and restore them to thoir early
Without waiting for the ailence of
mrath's father . to be explained, the
idohone partisans rose in wrathful
iampionship of their insulted :.omrado
"if they can't bury him decently,
6mn him, we'll bury him ouiselvesl"
io case of the living sister coild wait
L that of the deadt brother.
It was on this honorable erraud Gash
der had come, wben he encointered
ilgard in the first strong agon. of his
(Gashwiler did not see Miss Conrath,
it he had a long and exciting aigument
[th Molly, who protested that ior mis
ess should not be disturbed 01 this or
her business. She had met Geoil in
0o passage, after her parting frim Hil
ard, and, with a sure instinct, ate girl
td . known that the hour of he' 3 oung
istress's extremity was come. She in
gnantly repudiated, in her nistress's
Lme, the off'red honors to the toad.
"Wouldn't yo leave her evin the
)dy? Sure, never she'll sit behud that
-arse-trailin' through the strees along
ith tile lot of 3011, al' your isio an'
)ur mil't'ryl She's not prouc of his
in', that she'd want the whob nainp
be throopin' aftoe 'im. The h3ast ye
all (o is to leave him to her nov!"
But Molly could not prevai alono
gainst the resolute sympathy if Con.
tii's constituency. All she c-uld do
as to soften the proposition hya little
erciful decoption, and proscutit as a
1COUt, kindly offer to give the niof of
mc 6hoshone approp te biu)qLatjja
nas of g}JA - fa P0n1 t lo whiOU
3 had belonged. Cecil gave her help
S consent, j4th the condition that all
Ioxpew" be iuierred to her
ther, Ale was too far prostrated in
,a, us well as in spirit, to know more
- the last scene in the tragedy of her
1, than such dreary echoes as penoe.
Lted the darkened seclusion of her
Courath's body was borne out of the
uso and conveyed to the camp, where
Itly in state in the unfinished hall of
a new Masonic Temple, to b11 gazed
on by the multitude. It was subse
ently enshrined in a plumed hearse,
Awn by eight, horses, fed on hay at
o hundred dollars a ton.- it waas pro
Led by the regiment of mihtia, keep.
j- step through the miry snow of the
'out., with guns revorsed, to the iea
res of the Dead March. Tile band
iich furnished the music was attaciid
one of the principal variety theatres,
di, in the intervals of its regular per
imance, was of ten required to asist at
icorals, where the cip publicly bon
ad some favored actor in its social
amias, on is exit from the stage. The
isonic society marched 'bohind the
arse' in tull regalia, followed by the
a compamoes anti the populace. The
ter hau turned out p~ronhiscuiously, on
>t, or monted on "livery horses" of
cortain gait and temper, and might
relied on to appear at any point in
3 procession, according to its caprice,
simg the ranks .of the alasons, the
litia, or the firemen, and keoping up
turrent flow of conversation oa topics
>ro or less relevant to the occasion,
ace oroego moved on slowly along the
Lncipa)l streets of the towin atud out
rouigh its straggling suburbs to the
Ihe coemotory was a grim, untended
ut, an acre of the primitive fir-forest,
>pimg westward towvardl the valley, and
p)osed to the wind861 gg e
tfie axe had p:.sse~d over the fouest,
di tile naukedness of the land was lef t
the inheritance of that peaceful comn
maity which had pitched its low tents
the bleak slope. A few stumps and
rk, blackened pine-trunks, a how
ung, slight trues, the sole mourners
the forest, su~pplemeited the scant
imorials ralsona to the human dead.
ipainted boards marked alike the
aves of those who awaited at the
mids of distant friends removal to a
ire p~ermanuint restinig-pl ace, the
ayes of the poor and the uniknow,
1 the graves of those whose place of
t Was 'if less importance to the gen
.1 public thtau its uinality. The camp
ave-yardl, like the camp itself, was
'lpaatetic. .the city was at that time
or vmg the money it might have spenit
its adorma~lnt, in conitemplla.uin of
remjoval to another sp<.t.
lPhe heavy, soft sulow had suink and
ited under the high glare of the Ann.
I lay in patches, like linen spread to
ach; ofloring a grotesque, irreverent
(gestion that the dwellers ini those
keu mounds might have risen in the
at andl washed their earth-stained
umienta in reaneus for the pending
or to "iwovo camp1." The inneiral
cession, invading this desolatd, in.
ture, took nothing from its haggard
illaess. It was impossible to asso
0 the place with human love imud
arenc, or even with humanity's last,
Ionrath's body was lowered into the
a l~oil. Ias dual allotment of it was
ail, and was'gradged by none. H1ero~
locator encroachud fipon his neigh,
s claim, and the original boundary
liues were kept inviolate. A brief still
nes fell upon the multitude, diverse
and disunited as the stones of a river -
bed, except in the wave of sentiment
which had brought them there; and then
the words were spoken, of a common
humihty and a common hope.
The militia company, drawn up by
the side of the grave, fired a volley over
it. The second volley scattered badly,
and the crowd, recovering from its mo -
mentary reflectiveness, echoed the fail
ure with jeorsof derision. Themounted
mournors had bacomo exalted, <luring
the ceremonies, to a pitch of solemn
enthusiasm which could only vent itself
.n ,the racing of their horses back to the
oamp; -ad -the mili ompany reported
at. the captain's Teadquarti rs before
nightfall, and drank to Courath's re
poso, in a keg of whisky opened for the
Cnre of Olt Ildren'b Teti 1a.
A mother of several children lately
told us some of her exporience. A few
years ago she thought that her oldest
boy's teeth in the front of the lower
iaw were decaying badly. This was a
disappointment to the mother, who had
fed her children carefully on nourishing
and wholesome food, as a general rule
keeping both pickles and confectionery
from them. Studying the matter over,
she jumped to the conclusion that
what she had read coneining the mis
ohief-making properties of the tomato
must be true. espemially as her hus
aSid, who was very free in the use of
tomatoes in their seasmon, had a p(0ecu
liar trouble wilh his teeth. S-10 hhd
observed that the childrons (espoenilly
the boys') teeth grew white antd clean
when there was a plenty of ripe toma
toes, and she thought the acid of tho
vegetable probably went too far and
aotod'upon the enamel of 'Alto teeth.
But when the boy, then fourteen years
old, went to the dentist tot havo his
teeth filled, lul there was nothing to be
done. "Your boy has a splendid sot
of teeth," the dentist told his mother.
"'There is not a cavity in thenm. Unu.
sually good teeth for a boy of hua ago."
And the dentist had no doubt that the
teeth were better than they would have
been if the owner of them had munched
candy and pickles as children usually
do. "They must be cleaned, and that
without delay," he said. So the tar
tar which had gathered and crusted
was removed by the deit and wi i~4,
all appearances of decayed teeth. Now
the boy has nothing to do but to kee,
his teeth in order to avoid dentistry
bills in the future, The younger child
ren are warned to avoid the older
brother's trouble by the daily usc of
tooth brushes. From their father's
case they learn to avoid the opposite
extreme. His teeth aire hopolossly
disculored, and a fow are habitually
loose, but. the useful tomato Is no lon
ger suspected as the cause. He had
an opportunity to read some in a work
on dentistry, a:ed came to the conclu
sion that hard e couring" of his teeth
with gritty substances, when he was
a young man, had worn away the hard
enamel of his teeth so that the strong
coffee ho drank (during his soldier life
especially) penetratod and permanently
colored his teeth. I dislike to hear of
scouring the teeth. When they have
been negleeted, this may be necessary
to get them onice elean. The dentist
has peculiar tools for removing tartar
erust, but the yellow deposit on child
ren's teeth can be cleaned away as the
dentist does it, by any one. Take
finely powdered pumice stone and a
lhttle clean soft pine stick to rub them.
Dip then pine stick into water and then
in p)owdered pumice and rub the teeth
geutly. Afterward wash them with
soap, and water, using a tooth b)rush.
It is well to use a little fine clean soap
occasionally for cleaning the teeth, but
plenty of pure water will usually suflco
for oleansing the teeth of persons of
good dietetic habits, To makce good
teeth in the first plaee, beginning when
we can, and allowing for "ancestry,"
us~5'dv'rff~cte' wll supplid
wihbone material, as the gratas are
when it is not bolted or sifted out, and
lean meat. For young children milk
should be freely used, and Graham
White Me AItd Iudiana lrides.
Among the Northwestern tribes of
Indians innocence is as marked among
the girls as their color. Educated ini
the faith that she was ordained t. work,
she trains horses to hard labor, and at
sixteen years of age is sturdy and strong,
brave against fatigue, and a perfect
housewife. She may not possess New
England notions of cleanliness, but she
takes not a little pride in' personal ap
peara'cc, and in arrangements. of her
lodge. She displayd some crude ideas
of taste and a certain amount of neat
ness. It' she marries a white man she
makes him a good wife as long as she
lives with him. 1Hcr home is her sole
comfort and his comnfort her sole am
bition. She thinks of him and ior him,
and makes it her study to lelase hira
and make him respect and love her.
She recognizes in him one of a superior
race, and by her dignity and devotion
endears herself to hum and struggles
to make him- happy. At tahe agencies
of the upper frontier thousands of men
are employed, and it is not an exag..
geration to say that the majority of
them have Indian wivos .and live hap
A Ghastly Vance.
Recently the Persian . residents of
Constantiuoplo oclebrated their annual
expiatory festival in commemoration of
the death of the great Imans Hussan and
Hussein, the sons of the Prophet Ali.
It was about the most extraordinary
speotacle that human eye could behold
In the immense circular court of the
Valide caravausary at Stamboul adozen
altars, madesplendid with blazing lights
had been erected. Chairs placed all
around this enclosure had been reserved
for the Persian Ambessador and various
'orsian, Tarkish and 3uropean digni
The solemnity began at sunset with
an allegorical procession. A child five
or six years old led the van on horse
back; he was entirely clad in black and
upheld a bronze cup in him right hand.
Then came some twenty young beys on
foot. They were also clad In black and
also carried bronzed cups. They walked
two by two. Then came two horses
led by the bride--and bearing a tro)hy
composed of antique weapons, together
with two scimetars disposed in the form
of a crescent; while the other was cov
ered with a white cloth all bespattered
The procession moved to the sound of
a sobbing music, uttered by fifes, clar
ionettes, tambourines and cymbals; and
was marshalled by the bearers of sacred
After it had na-le tee turn of enclos
uro, another procession of sonic sixty
Believers, all clad in whito and brand
ishing naked scimetars and eutlasses,
Fmally a third procession from a
neighboring car avansary ontered to take
its place at the head of the first two.
First of these came a number of persons
naked to the waist, all whipping them
selves with scourges formed of small
iron chains; next appeared, carried 6y
four Persians, a small tabernacle cov
cred with wovon stuff of gaudy colors,
in which a small child was borne; and
lastly about a hundred persons all strik
ing their naked breasts with their
All theso people circled about the
comit, all the whilo invoking the names
of Hassan and Hussein; but at once the
scone chaugod from a merely curious
improvisations or lamentations -whtch
were recited in a lugubrious tono by
certain inspired brethren, and which
form a portion of the richest Persian
literaturo-'kil the ponitents began to
redouble th eit.blows. Then a few mon
began to strike' themsolyes upon the
head and shoulders with the edge cf
their stool weapons; the chani-scourges
tore the naked shoulders of others; and
blood flowing on all sides commenced
to dye the white robes crimson. Soon
the excitement reaihod its climax: the
moving circlo changed to a furious
Then tie scimotars rose and fell with
frightful rapidly, each timo gashing a
skull or a shoulder: the iron disoinlinea
fell with a deal and sickoning sound
upon torn flesh; several penitents rolled
dying upon the ground. They wore
carried out cf the circle; and tihe
whirl continues its savago way. 11.
luminated by the wind-shaken altar
lights, and ruddy glare of the many blatz
ing fagots placed around the inclosure
the scene was hideously impressive. It
might have been taken for an orgie of
furious demons, red with blood, yelling,
leaping, rising, and still turning, turn
ig, turning in the ghastly dance hand
soon1 enough; and I fled, sick at heart
with horror and disgust.
The Evals of Hnreu a
There is no law in this country to
prevent the consumption of hot bread
but the law of common sense, and un
fortunately that Is a dead letter as a
governing principle in the lives of a
of ma neople. This hot brand Jn
nine eases out of ten will produce dys
pepsia is no newly disoovered fact, and
especially is tIs terrible result sure to
follow persistenit indulgence on the part
of those whose pursuits are quiet, in
doors and sedentary. And yet the
reformers, or those who call themselves
such,--- the meon and wonmen who work
themselvos into a white heat over the
sale of a glass of eider-will go on
year aftor year, not only making no
outcry against this pernicions indul
gence, but actually filling themselves
up .lay by day with the hot and po0i
sonous gases of the oven. This sorvant
of the honsowifo call be made as terri
ble a stoimch-destroyer as the distil
lery, and the sworn fose of the lattet
are lale to be itus biest p~atron~s. Dys
popsia paints the nose and sours the
temper as surely as dlram drinking,
anid many suffers, from the former,
though by their own wilful acts, in
veigh the most loudly against the lat
ter. A woll-dofined case of jim-jams is
the clinjax to a course of inltemporanlce,
and warns the victim that his alterna
tive Is death or immediate reformation.
But the dyspepsia that hot b~read,
mince-pie and kindred abominations
cause, has no sudden warnings. The
man who mses thema goes on making
himself and those .round him wretohed,
and refuses to acknowledge that hie isi
a sinner above those whose lighter
faults he freqjuently condemns fiercely.
The Old conduoor.
'Hey, thar, go ahead, will youl"
yelled the Old Driver on the front plat
form to the conductor of a street car
just ahead. "Do yer tlink I can stand
here all day ? Go on, now, or I'll run the
pole through yer."
"Hey, thar, start up that hearse, will
yor?'' chimed in the Old Conductor,
leaning out from the lower step of the
back platform; I'm two minutes behind
now, and if yer don't hurry up thar thar'll
be troublo when you get back ter the
Then the Old Conduotoi reauftibd his
usual attitude on the platform and said
that that thar feller ahead thar were
a green 'un. "Five on 'em went on this
mornin' and they don't know no more
about hoess keyars nor a cat."
"What became of the old ones?" asked
a young man from his perch on the rail
"What became on 'em? Why, they
retired with fortunes, they did," said
the Old Conductor. "They wau't no
railroad men, they wau't and they didn't
have no intention of bein', neither. They
jest started out in these koyars for a
snap, just so as ter get a little capital tj
start business on their own hook. H1oaps
on 'em does that," and the Old On
ductor romarked to an old woman that
if she wanted ter get out at Wino street
she had better hurry up about it, for
he was a-runnin on short time and
couldn't wait all (lay.
"Thom fellers warn't on but six
months," contintied the Old Uonouctor;
"an' it's durned funny how they got
their wealth. Thy witas busted wheu
they started out, but three on 'em is
agoin to buy out saloons and the others
is agoin to start a bank-a faro bank.- I
rockon," and the Old Conductjr smiled
a sitanic sort of at smile and went on;
perhaps they foil heirs to fortunes, but
I never hoord on it. The only way I
can accouptfor it is that they livel on
a dollar a week. dined at the frao-lunch
counters and saved up all they made.
Now, I've been a conductor for a long
time an' I'm worse off to day noi' I was
when I started," aud the Old Conduc
tor rang the punch three times for six
fares, and said he had an awfal funny
f :cling about the eyes this mornin'. He
vaiw everything double; one man looked
u1s1ti O noa 11ave uC imua,
It takes about four years to turn a
rural man into a presentable social
personage. At first he has no society
exoopt that of his boarding-house or
hotel. It he is asked out to dinner,
which lie may be for political or busineen
reasons, he goes in a stick coat and -a
colored necktie. He finds other men
present in dress coats etc., and this
makces him angry at what lie calls the
fashionable vanities of the world. The
more prominent he grows, however, the
more uneasy lie becomes at finding
himself drnAo d differently fron other
poople, until he finally blossoms out in
all the vanities, even to an opera hat.
But he reaches the brilliant result by
easy stages and through a series of ro
markable compromises. Ho first shoves
his hands into purple gloves, and adopts
a Prince Albert Coat. When he does
thus he undertakes to declare himself
aihcad of the fashion and as havinf
adopted a new device of the Prince 0v
Wales of which he had road in some
journal of alleged fashion. This shows
lie ia slowly coming to his fate. Then,
lie probably adopts a dress coat, a high
vest and a lilac tie, thea lis vest grows
lower and his necktie lighter, until thme
end heo sneered at is reached at last,"
There had been delivered a certain
large package to the Royali Victoria
Hospital at Notley, addressed by Her
Majohty the Queen to the lady super
intendant of nurses there, it contained
ilve large Berlin wool quilts for the
use of the wounded soldiers who are
recovering in that institute from hurts
received mn the Egyptian campaign.
One of the quilts had boeen eutirchy
worked by the Queen herself, and theo
second by the Prmncess Beatrice, The
former bears in one corner Her Ma
jesty's cipher of a crown, V. R, L, 'and
the date 1882; the latter the initial let
ter of "Beatrice." The othier quilts have
been worked by ladies of tihe court, but
the Queen hats added a border to each.
T1he quilts are desoriba as being made
of the softest wool, of rich though phaini
pattern. and colors, aiid peorfect inm all
respects as warm bed ovyerings.
The mercantile failures of the year. -
1882, aroffor the United States 6788 in
number, as against 5582 In 1881. The
liabilities in the United Staite are for
the last year $101,000,000 as compared
with 681,1)00,000 in 1881. TLhe number
of failures In 1882 is estimated at 1 in
avery 122 persons, while the failures in.
1878 showed 1 in every (34 persons. In
view of the increased numnber in trade*
bhe failures proportionately are not
ano-half as great as they were in'1878. ,.
-Montgomery, Alabama' expects to
handle 140,000 bales of oottQIn tahis sea.