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J. 0. BOAG.
Iw e floods,
Parlor and Chapes
'fty new and im
es, vertical and
of ti best lies,
different styles and prices.
Also, a lot of good second"
hand'.Sewing Machines ..for
le cheap, by JL 0. BOAQ.
00 t n .
ays on. Hand Single,
and Top Buggies and
e-Seated Vehicles. One.
Wagons. Singe and
douhb arness. .
Pianos, Organs, Sewing Ma
*hiines, Cooking Stoves, Clocks,
iBuggies and Wagons, are all
shpped direct from their va
riduxs factories, therefore no
agents expenses or commis
sions tobe paid for by. pur
chaser: The best goods for the
lowest prices for cash or good
Jeg 03A'ISLR. STANl.
SY DWIGHT WILLIAMS.
0 1 un tin Brook. we met one day
BeutA.. the glacier's silver spray;
My path was toward the go:den west
To see it sheenea on ocean's breJst;
And eastward tar thy journey lay
I hrough wateriall and stream aud bay.
A thousand leaaues away, away,
To ride at last on ocean's crest,
0 Mountain BrookI
I paused amid the heights and they
Seemed thrones of vastness in array,
Then lert thee singing at thy best
With echoes of an hour of rest
Our tryst amid the summits gray,
0 Mountain brook I
BOSS OF LIBERTY RANCH
The boss was very sick. The men
who disliked him, and his clever,
systematic ways, and straight, honest
dealidig, and the men who had learned
to respect and love im for his good
ness and unselfishness, were alike
worried and disheartened over his
case. They had sent thirty miles for
a doctor, who came and went, and
wasn't doing him a bit of good. A
low fever was sapping his life away,.
and we realized that the doctor did.
not understand his case, and was not
helping him. I suggested getting
anotber doctor, who had a great rep
utation for his medical skill, but be
fore I could act upon it he heard of
it in some way and sent for me.
"Hal," he said, holding out a lean,
brown hand, "it's of no use. I'm go
Ing over the Great Divide and I'm
going alone. I'm not afraid of the
jouraey, but I w'int you to help me
and not hinder me. And, Hal, you
must be the boss of Liberty Ranch
you must finish my work."
He made me irive him a solemn
promise that I would carry out the
plans he had made, and then he grew
light-headed, and began calling for
"Clara" and "Loren," and I went out
of the cabin, and strong man that I
was, I felt a tear trickling down my
cheek in the starlight; The night
was so beautiful, so full of heavenly
promise, and the only being I loved
on earth was lying just within there
.-He was our "boss,".too, the leader,
director" of this camp of rough men
hired by a big contractor who wanted
their sinews and souls like the cattle
they branded in herds. They had
fought and rioted and despoiled until
one day this brown-skinned, smooth
faced chap.iialked In among them,
said, "mnien, I'm yur miaster," and
made a compact with them for their
fealty, and saw that they kept it,too.
One look from under his level brow
brought the roughest man there to
terms. A word or two conquered an
other. Soon he was writing their
letters home for them, reading to
them, and keeping them out of mis
I-did not take to him at first. It
seemed to me he was always watch
ing for some one, and I was suspicious
that he was a fugitive from justice,
always on the alert for a surprise. He
fastened the door of his adobe cabin
like a tenderfoot, and had to be ap
proached like an army general in his
tent, And he never got over that
way he had of looking off to the East
and listening and starting as stags do
when they scent the sea. I was ap
prehensive that some day he would
st.mpede just as tliey do, and we
wad never see him again. And he
&'l-hut In a rather different way.
He had beet with us a year or
ists rode up on horseback oti out
ranch,and asked if they could stay and
rest and have dinner there. I missed
thei boss and went to the adobe after
"Company, sir," I said when I was
inside. The boss was standing in the
middle of the cabin and didD't look
"Yes, yes," he said, "I wish people
woud let us alone. But, Hai, give
them thie best, and Hal"-he turned
a ghastly white face toward me
"don't let them in here."
"Are you sick, sir?" I asked ,insur
"yes, I feel wretchedly bad. flal,
notice what they talk about, waat he
says, but keep them.away-keep them
I pitied th~e boss, and as he had,
won me over before this time, by his
goodness. I was willing to stand be
tween him and harm, but~ I. felt sure,
more sure than ever,, that be hd'ad
comuitted some crime and was afraid
of being apprehended. I determined
to protect him and If these were ene
mes to go to any length to aid him
But the two strangers who had
come to the ranch were idlers of fashion
who were on an outing with a large
company from whomu tbey had parted
for the day. They had a curiosity to
see our ranch, were tired, and only
sought a brief rest, and to be left. to.
They were a man and hiQ wife. She
was a faded beauty; at least she wval
fading. though still young. Hie was~
a rather handsome cavalier of the
gentlemanly typ', and he was very
fond of his wife, who pettishly ac
cepted his attentions. I .noticed
them both; p~frticularly, and remarked
on their personal ap~pearance, so that'
I could dlescribe them to the boss
When they were gone, later In the
afternoon, I sou-rht the adobe and!
fond tne boss aying in his bunk, race
down, the curtain partly drawn. .
''Wel, Hal." -
s"Tney are gone. sir.'"
"Who were they?"
"A man and his wife. lIe is very
-"och I" !me with her, sir. but I
-'' r '"&' for hini"j
"Ah! doesn't love him? No, no,
how could she help loving him-he, so
no21e, so- -"
"1 beg pardon, sir, but he did not
messme a nubmale- on the cnta ry_
I thought him weak. The woman
must have bcen beautiful once, but
she looked disapppointed and peevidst
"Did you hear what he called her?'"
"He called her 'darling' and -dear'
a great deal, but once he spoka to
her by the name of 'Clara.'
"And she called him?"
Every word I said must have Im
planted a thorn or a sword thrust in
the unhappy heart of the man who
heard me, but I did not know it then.
But I did imagine a romance that
would account for the strange action
pf the boss. It was that Clara had
been his sweetheart before Loren had
married her, and that she had jilte.d
him for the other man.
From that hour the boss was under
the ban of the illness, which was now
at its hight. Now, indeed, I had
learned to love him, as 1 never loved
mortal man before. I would have
throttled tne man who would have
binted aught against him. I was his
faithful nurse as far as he would let
me be, for he still held aloof from in
timacy; but I was glad to know that
piy diand. could soothe the pain that
racked his poor head; that he liked to
have me si beside him; that at night,
when he would stay alone, I might
lie in my buffalo robe outside the
idobe, and sometimes speak to him
I was with him when death came,
for come It did. He had seen all the
men one by one, and then he signified
his wish to be alone with me, so we
two were together hand in hand,
waiting for the supreme moment when
leath would part us.
Then he told me his story. It was
;thange, romantic, wonderful, but as
[listened a &reat zide of joy ran
ft-ough my heart. Yes. Part of my
theory about the boss had been true.
He had loved most unhappily-had
been cruelly jilted for another. But
it was not the woman who visited
the ranch that day whom he had
loved: she had wrecked his life. The
boss lifted my hand to his lips to pre.
pare me for that last great surprise
it was for Loren's sake he was exiled
from the world and from life. When
[ closed his eyes that night I solemnly
Icissed the unresponsive lips. Then
E wrapped that wasted form, which
no hand but mine had touched, in
the draperies of death, and bore it in
my arms to the grave which the me~
bad dug uader the great cottonwood
tree, there to sleep until the resur
Have you guessed It? Yes; the
boss of Liberty Ranch was a woman.
Of Modern Cdastruotion.
The construction of mechanical
dinging birds has now reached sucRI
perfection that at first sight the lit
ble automaton is absolutely like the
bird whose plumage 'it borrows,
whether it represents a simple night
ingale or is adorned with the brilliant
eathers of a bird of paradise.
Neither in the pose nor form could
the art of the taxidermist do better.
rhe attitude of e -,h species is care
fully studied. Certain of thesn birds
are inclosed in a simple cage or are
placed upon a branch forming a perch,
while others placed upon a tree, flutter'
from one branch to another, withoug
it being possible to see the little rod,
mounted upon a pivot and hidden in~
the leaves, that carries it back and
orth. Again, others. may be placed
upona stJAor in a basket of flowers..
Humming birds ~%coicealed In a
snuff-box, the cover of w~gf. being
raised, they suddenly appear at
gin to sing. After the air is finished,'
they rx..enter the box and the cover
closes of itself. The snuff-boxes in
which they are inclos'ed are decorated(
in all possible ways, with Inlaid en
amel work, Japanese designs unon
silver and gold, old silver. repousse
work, inlaid work, and so on. The
first automatic singing birds had a
motion of the bill only, and it was by
means of a bird organ or a music box
that they seemed to sing. The improve
ments afterward introduced consisted
in the substitution of a genuine
warbling for the music box, and in
giving these little singers the perfect
appearance of life. A reproduction
of the true song of birds has been
successfully obtained, and we are now
able -t hear all our ordinary artists,
with the repertory peculiar to each of
them. The mechanical apparatus is
wound \up like clock-work, and pro
duces various motions ot the bead,
tail and wings which are so naturally
combined with the warbling that the
mechanical songster, whose plu mage
leaves nothing to be desired, seems to
be a living, breathing tning.
It is only within a few years th-lt
any extended research has been made
into the history of drumulins. A
drumlin Is a mound of materiai pro
jecting upward from the surface of
the earth to a sufficient height to. be
called a hill. This mound or hill is
made from loose bits of earth and
rocks torn from ledges at the time
--some thousands of years ago-when
this part of the earth was covered
with a sheet of Ice at le::st four
thousand feet in thickness. A s t his
vast sheet moved'of to the southward
it carried with it quantities of earth
and small fragments of rock, which
were deposited in valleys or heaped
into drumlins. Thie reason for the
depositing of the matter in valieys is
an easy one to explain, but how it
came to be piled into hills has never
et been discovered, though from
tipe to time scientific men have
given the matter careful study.
-Long forehead with spherical knobs
in the upper part indic te genius, per
tinacity without decision, coldness,
maie by fits of uinpetnosty
Horses were not shod in Egvptq
Assyria. or PalestiRe. The latte
i-ountry was supplied with iorses b'
the Egyptians. Solomon paid 151
shekels of silver, equal in value to $7i
for each horse. This was a higi
price, the difference in relative valut
of a shekel and a given weight (Y
wheat being considered.
Isaiah speaks of horses whosi
"hoofs shall be counted like flint"-:
valuable quality where they wen
shoeless. The Syrians and Hittite:
were supplied with Egyptian horse.
by Solomon, who turned an hones
penny by this means.
Aristotle and Pliny mention i!i
covering of horses' feet in ston:
places to protect the hoof from break
age and wear, but it is probable that
such a covering was a bandage o1
boot, and used principally on Ion'
Suetonius refers to the dismount
ing of Vespasian's mulet~eer, to shoi
his mules. Wrappings of plaite
fiber, such as hemp or broom, wer
used, as was also leather. In Japar
the horses have clogs of twiste
straw, of which a large supply is car
ried on a journey; whan worn, an
other Is immediately applied.
The modern custom of shoein
would, rio doubt, appear a barbaron:
custom in their minds. Capt. Coal
refers to the fact that the Siberian
and Karntschatkans use travelinc
socks for their dogs. Camels in olc
times were similarly provIded. Tbes!
bouts were drawn on over the feet, anc
it does not appear that iron or othe
metallic plates were nailed to th<
hoofs. Such 'boots were shod wit'
metal for the rich.
The mules of Nero were shod with
silver; those of his wife.PoppLea, witl
gold. For 'less stately purpose,
mules were shod with iron. Homei
'mentions brazen-footed steeds, prob
klbly- a merely uetaphorical expres
pico implying strength.
Mithridates and Alexander exp.
ilenced grealt difficulty with thch
cavalry, owing to the soreness of the
unprotected feet of the horses in long
parches. The first c&tain mentior
of shoes being nailed to horses' hoofs
is in the works of the Emperor Leo,
ninth century. The practice of shoe
Ing horses is said to have been intro.
luced into England by William I.
A Deadly Poison.
Two eminent French chemists have
succeeded in extracting a deadly
poison. in the shape of a liquid, from
human and animal breath. It is
yoncluded that in the air of Ill-ven.
pilated rooms there is an accumula
pion of a deadly volatile principle,
piore dangerous t'an the carbonic
acid which Is always present. The
discovery constitutes an additional
reasonawhygreaterattention should be
paid to the purification of the air of
dwe'ing-houses, and especially of
sleeping rooms, by' a thoroughly
scientific system of ventilation. We
are reminded, by the announcement
of the discovery of the poisonous na.
ture of breath, of the very extraor.
dinary occurrence that took place at
the Old Bailey in 1750. Newgate
Gaol, always in a very bad sanitary
condition, had been crowded with
prisoners, mostly discharged soldiers,
on the close of the great Continental
IWar. Smollett, a doctor of medicine,
says in his history, that "the very air
they breathed acquired a pestilential
degree of putrefaction." The result,
when the men were taken for trial to
the Old Bailey, was fearfully tragic.
The lord mayor, an alderman, two
'es, several lawyers, most of the
jury, ,a large number of specta
the poison reeking from the pris
Adoption in Japan.
The custom of the adoption Is uni
vcrsal In Japan, where it Is practiced
to keep a family name from becoming
extinct. Indeed, there is scarcely a
family in which it has not at sonmc
time or other been practiced. A per.
son who has no male issue, adopts a
son, and, if he has a daughter, often
gives her gto him In marriage. A
yonth, or even a child, who may be
the head of a family, often aaopts on
the point of dying, a son sometime!
older than himself to succeed him.
Under,'tood His Business.
Druggist-I am getting up a nev,
galtent medicine, and I want some
Scenery Decorator - How man;
"Not many. Just say, "Take Di
Squills' Sirup for that tired feeling."
"All right. I'll put it on every
;teep hill i cai aind. "--New York
MRs. FANGLE-YOu used to call me
your angel, Henry, but you never say
ao now. Mr. Fangle-No, my dear;
I have fonnd out the difference. An
I els, you know, don't care anything
NOTHrNo good can be found oi
earth that will not be found im
THE people who disappoint God thn
most are those who try to fight thei
IT is a good plan to keep a litth.
'money in your pocket that belongs en
~tirely to God.
THE only people whom God can no'
pelp are those who think this worlV
is their home.
i"THE rebellious dwell in dry land.'
There is never any rainfall in thb
IF you have never been in adversiti
you have never found out Mao you
real friends are.
--The wine cups of the Aesyrianl
were shaped like our saucers and were
of agate, other semi-precious stones,
gold and silver,
THE MILE IN VARIETY.
There Are Four Different Kinds in Engfsh
Speaking countries Alonq
English - speaking countries have
four different miles-the ordinary
mile of 5,290 feet and the geograph
leal or nautical mile of 6,086, making
a difference of about one-seventh be
tween the two; then there is the
Scotch mile of 5,928 feet and the
Irish mile of 6,720 feet; four various
miles, every one of which is still in
use. Then almost every country has
its own standard mile, says the St.
Louis Globe-Democrat. The Romans
had their mil passuum, 1,000 paces,
which must have been about 3,000
feet in length, unless we ascribe to
QCesar's legionaries great stepping ca
pacity. . The German mile of to-day
is 24,318 feet in length, more than
four and a half times as long as our
mile. The Dutch, the Danes, and
the Prussians enjoy a mile. that is
18,440 feet long, three and one-half
times the length of ours; and the
Swiss get more exercise in walking
cne of their miles than we get in
walking five miles, for their mile is
9,153 yards long, while ours is only
1,760 yards. The Italian mile is only
a few feet longer than ours; the Ro
man mile is shorter, while the Tus
can and the Turkish miles are 150
yards longer. The Swedish mile Is
7.341 yards long, and the Vienna post
inile is 8,796 yards in length. So,
here is a list of twelve different miles,
and "besides this there are other
weasures of distance, not counting
the French kilometer, which is rather
less than two-thirds of a mile. The
6razilians have a millia that is one
and one-fourth times as long as our
mile; the Neapolitan miglio is about
the same length; the Japanese ri, or
mile, is two and one-half times ours;
the Russian verst is five-eighths as
long as our mile, while the Persian
standard is a fesakh, four and a half
miles long, which is' said to be equal
to the parasang, so familiar to the
readers of Xenophon's "Anabasis."
The lcague that is familiar to readers
of French and Spanish books varies
just as does the mile. In Brazil It is
three and foat-fifths miles long, in
France it was three miles, in Spain
it was two and two-thirds miles, and
once on a time in England it was
two and a half miles long.
HIS CURIOSITY SATISPIED.
Gne Store, by the Proprietor's XeanneeA
Lose a Customer.
He walked into the drug store and
nentioned to the clerk that he would
like a cup of boiling hot water, says
l'om Mason in the-N ew York World:
"Dyspepsia, eh?" remarked a by
itander, who was sipping a strawber
:y and cream. "That's. pretty good,
but I know something better than
that. You- "
"But I haven't got dyspepsia," he
:eplied, as he took a sip of the color
"Perhaps you have Just a slight
feeling of indigestion," remarked an
ther man. "A sort of goneness, as
it were. Well, I am sorry for you,
is I know wbat that is myself. I
iave a remedy that I have used for
"But 1 haven't gdt -any indiges
Sion," he interrupted. It's--"
"I bet 1 know what's the trouble,"
-emarked a third man. "Neuralgia
>f the stomach. Well, hot water is
.& pretty good thing for that. I kmnow
what is better, for I've had it for
years. But if you will allow me to
suggest I have a little preparation
that's done me more good than--"
"Pardon me," he said gently, a mild
look of expostulation creeping over
his face, "but, gentlemen, you are all
wrn. There is nothing thze mat
ter with me. " rw~ LU.
years old yesterday and never had a
sick day in my life. And now, gen
~lemen, would you like to know why
ordered hot water?"
"We 'would," they replied in a
:horus, a general air of disappoint
nent creeping over their faces.
"Then I will tell you," he replied.
"I have been buying soda water in
tnis place for six years. My face is
is familiar here as Patti's autograph.
Jhocolate, vanill% and other flavors
2ave diurnally passed down my throat.
"And to-day I came in here and
rdered a simple cup of hot water,
entlemen," he cont-inued, as be
>icked up a 10-cent check from the
~ounter. "I wanted to see if they'd
>e so dodgasted mean as to charge
ne for it."
Executlon for Uriuhninl.
An ingenious inventor had devised
in extremely dramatic mode of exe
cution for criminals, which possesses
the additional advantage of being~
painless. The machinery consists of
a platform nine meters square, ap
pri ached by five steps. In the centre
of the platform is a chair for thc cou
demined man. Behind it stands a
ag:ure of Justice, holding a pair of
scales in her left hand. the scales be
Ing movable. Under the platform is
placed an electric battery, from which
wire passes through the legs of the
chair into the seat and back, termin
ating in platinum plates. If the pa
tient objects to seating himself fn
the chair, he is simply tied in. After
the sentence has been read, the exe
eutioner takes a stick, breaks it, and
places the pieces in one of the jus
ice's scales. This descends, puts the
battery in motion. a''d-fluisI Death
i Instantaneous and painless. The
miachine was tried on animals and
wronounced a success.
"A MEIN acciden," is the title of
a new novel. Well, if it was a imere
accident the Dublec will overlook it
this time, but the author must not
What One of Them Can Do When Thor
Few people in this country imagint
what terrible work a volcano of the
regulation size can do when it once
gets fully aroused. In 1883 Catopaxi
threw its fiery rockets more than
3,000 feet above the crater, and In
1857, when the blazing mass confined
in the same mountain was struggling
for an outlet, it roared so loud that
the awful noise was heard for a dis
tance of 600 miles.
In 1797 the crater of Tungaragua
one of the great peaks of the Andes,
flung out torrents of mud and lava,
which dammed up a great river.
opened new lakes, besides making a
deposit of seething mud, ashes and
lava 600 feet deep over the whole
area of a valley which was twenty
miles long and averaged 1,000 feet in
width, says the Philadelphia Press.
The stream -of lava. which flowed
from Vesuvius in 1837 and passed
through the valley of Ter~re del Gre
co is estimated to have contained
333,000,000 cubic feet of solid matter.
In 1760 Etna poured out a flood of
melted stones and, ashes which- cov
ered eighty-four square miles of fer.
tile country to a depth of from teu
to forty feet.
On this occasion the sand, scoria
lava, etc,, from the burning moun
tain formed Mt. Rosini, a peak two
miles in circumference and over 4,000
In the eruption of Vesuvius In the
year 79 A. D., the time of the des.
truction of Pompeii, the scoria, ashes,
sand and lav'A vomited forth far ex
ceeded the entiri-bulk of the volcano
itself, while in 1660 Etna disgorged
over twenty times its own mass.
Vesuvius has sent its ashes int
Syria, Egypt and Turicey. It hurled
stones of 800 pounds weight to Pom
peil, a distance of'six English miles,
during the eruption of 79,- A. D.
Catopazi once projected a block of
stone containing over 100 cubic yard!
a distance of nine and one-half miles
leemingly Wholesome Foods Now Said tt
Hardly a day passes that we do not
receive some shock, that we are not
asked to give up son favorite dish
around which clusters a host of ten
:er memories, and after eating of
which we have, for twenty years on
end, f4lt ourselves grow fat and child.
like and unlyspeptic. But the mod.
ern hygiene says it must go, and If we
retain it on our list we do it in an
inxious and guilty.mood sure of itself
to beget internal trubT.
Seemingly simple things like drl
toast, oatmeal, and app'es we have
Zieard forlilden of late as hard to
:ake care of, and bananas, or, for ex
ample the delicious, but as we sup
posed deadly, fried bacon cried up as
food for babes and sucklings. This
is puzzling; it goes against personal
experience, it upsets all our dietary
plans and pleasures and it awakeni
the shrewd suspicion that mere fash
ion is at the bottom of the change.
One interested in the subject, hav
ing an ax to grind, could without
mucn diffculty prove that every
known edible has at some time or
ot~ier been declared digestible and
healthful; let the experimenter eat
with his (or her) eyes shut, and he
(or she) will be backed up in what is
chosen by some respectable authority.
This being so, the wisest plan is to
select food according to the private
palate utterly without regard to Dr.
A., B., or C. (since Dr. X., Y.,
and Z. will infallibly dispute them,)
and with the eye of faith fixed on
t n od day when all digestion wIll
be earri -' n by artinicial means, and
the whole wo 4ay be in that
lovely state attribute t
Meredith's gourmet who is pictured
In after-dinner ease as "languidly
twinkling stomachic contentment,'
The Mouth of the Pope.
An Italian daily supplies the worla
with a pleasant little anecdote upon
the personal vanity of His Holiness,
Pope Leo XIII.
The nuns inhabiting a convent
near Rome had joined in embroider
ing a beautiful carpet, the center of
which displayed a likeness of the
Pope. When the clerical messenger
unrolled the splendid gobelin before
the eyes of Leo the latter scrutinized
his likeness and pulled a face, saying,
querulously, "That mouth is twice as
large as mine. I would not have so
ugly a face said to be mine, even to
be trampled under foot. Take It
away!" The messenger wqs speech
less. Then one of the papal courtiers
said, "Woman is talkative. It is not
surprising that even the mouth of
Your Holiness under female manipu
lation should~ have grown beyond all
measure." The Pope laughed and
ordered the carpet to be accepted
Must Observe the'Custom.
In Scottish courts of law wItnesses
repeat the oath with the right hand
raised. On one occasion, however,
the magistrate found a diffculty.
"Hold up your right arm," he .com
manded. "I canna daet," said the
witness. "Why not?" "Got shot in
that airm." "Then hold up ycur
left" "Canna da~e that, ayther-got
shot In the ither ane, tae." "Then
bold up your leg," responded the
irate magistrate; "no man can be
sworn In this court without holding
fA no0~tY woman who Is a good
card plaer in usually disaeea.
?aw noun Sneams a waanlag 24" ah
the ar-de -.
BAD habit is a
- made bya friend
are the ones
that smart the
EvRY m an
who knows God
\ q well does some
thing to enrich
GoD loves to
ook into a grateful s'art.
GoD speaks in th life of every
Brins with bright f..thers are not
Youn most deadly sin Is the one
rou love the most.
Lovr never has to go to school to
earn how to speak.
IF our eyes were better the stars
rould give us more light.
THE real cross of Christ looks
ieavy, but it is always light.
WEAKNESs is. a blessing when It
:auses us to trust more in God.
TE sin that shines has -as much
death in It as the one that does not.
THE trouble with the man who
rnows nothing is that it takes him so
ong to find it out.
THERE are church members wht
:all keeping the ten commandments
roing to extremes..
THEBE are communities in which
.olomon would not have received Any
:redit for his wisdom.
ONLY three rich men are referred
:o as such in the New Testament,
&ad two of them were lost.
THE glory or love is that It de
ilghts in doing for nothing what no
body else will do for money.
1F sunst.a had to be paid for.
there are p "A who would declare
that candle "-could beat it.
EVEEY sinner reasons that if there
is happiness in the heart there ought
to be some sunshine in the face.
SEEsT thou a man who is mean to
his wife? Satan will not be injured
:nuch by what he says in church.
THE devil is never made uneasy bv
the man who thinks he will have to
go somewhere else to be religious
FnD a sin that the Bible is no'.
opposed to before you Undertake to
prove that it is not the work of God.
TE devil has never been able to
lnd out how to make a prison strong
enough to hold one of God's children.
EvERY time a stone ti thrown
traight at the devil it is sure to hit
;ome prominent man square In the
TaE devil will stay all day it fob
answer him back, tut strike at him
with God's word and he will Ae. at
WgEN a man discovers that there
is something wrong in his heart he
has begun to find out. that he needs
THERE is not much drawing power
in the Christianity of neople who go
t hrough life shaking hands with two'
THE moment a man begins to sew
imself as God sees him, he stopt
talking about the hypocrites In the
IT should be the prayerful aim or
every Christian to live in a way that
wrould compel the world to believe in
THEBE are men who sing, "Nearex
My Jod to Thee," in church, who try
to keep the Lord as far away as pos
sibe in their business.
Better Than Powder'.
Recent experiments just concluded
it t e ' Mrnment proofbutts, Wogi
rich, appear " ye the decided
Bu periority of cordite -r gnnpowdter.
A six-inch quick-firing " a
loaded with 29 pounds 12 ounces
the ordinary b:ack gunpowder, sad
yielded a velocity of 1800 feet per sso
ond, with a pressure strain on the
gun of 15 tons per square inch. The
same gun was charged 1With 14 pounds
three ounces of cordite, and gase a
velocity of 227Z4 feet per second and a'
pressure of 15.2 tons. .More Importe
ant still, after 250 rounds had been
tired there were no signs of erosion.
The new substance is manufactured
at the Government powder mills,
Waitbam.Abbey, and contains 68 per
cent, of nitro-glycerine, 37 of gun
cotton and 5 of mineral jelly. The
velocity 6Y the shot along the bore of
the six-inch gun was calculated to
the fuillionth of a second from
the first moment of being set In
motion. Minute as they may appear,
Lieut. ii. rWatkin, R. A., has in
vented an Instrument which, it is
said, will, measure fractions of tifse
to the nine-billionth part of a second.
About 50 of the 0-inch quick fir ig
guns have been supplied to the navy, l i
and the authorities at the royal gun
factories have begun the manufacture
of larger guns of the same pattern,
wth a velocity of 1,300 miles per
hour. __ _ _ _
"Fe o iMnago"
In Its widest sensie, the expressiorr
zeans the right of a person owning
bullion to have It coined~at a mint
without charge to him. The only
metal coined freely Is gold, and, in
effect, the expression "free coInage"'
is used only with reference to the
possible admittance of silver to the
same privileges. Copper is not coined
on private account. The coinage of
told is the only coinage absolutely
ree in the mints of the chief coun.
trien of the world.