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,CH 21 1899 ABLISHED 1844
Shall all come back to ig
, u erswith bloom.
The weary wastes of desert sand shal
blossom aq the rose, .*
And every brook shall breathe a song t
every breeze that blows: .
Our hungry souls, that now exist on'us1
Love's meagre crumbs,
Shall then sit down to priieely feasts 0
bliss, when "Sometime" comes.
When "Sometime" comes. the rare, reu1
year shalL be a glad, sweet June.
And every note our tosgv;ls shall trs*
be In perfect tune; ir,
Our -patls shall lead tv gar'.
thtough blossom-scented ? chimes
Imparadised by songs of birds
of fairy bells. leang. With
The thornless ro.ses, al- i
dewdroos will be w Aed in th
And joy shall not coA- a the wild
meshes of legre . ay
But time shalt glide..
tee softly hun hon.ered flower to
& drowaY eroon -Sometik" comes.
- -ower, w1
. d' comes, then all of life
When "Sometream of truth,
will bfathe our bro*s again beside
And we s1hings of youth, g
ththe same sweet songS wo sung In
And siEse glad summers 1hen
W ye,i in careless joy,-.nor knew the
Woe 'weary ways o?. -neu,..
Pd alt the friends we held so dear-the
ones who loved us so
Will all come bae to greet us from ibe
Land of Long Ago;
The girls with dolls and dishes tie boys
with fags and drums
We'll all be glad together, when that
golden "sometime" come4.
01E PRESERYED PR0ESS
I ALlArnu.sinlg Anecgor:r. 1
01 zr xTP.A nAxtroN.
cess, was stayin
akthe palace of h(
un'ele, the King i
Inany, but she h
not been there vei
long before - si
- made herself 'ge:
Her behavior V
so rae aiin
m ould manage her when she was a
noyed. She ordered all the court<
ficials about in such a dictatorial ma
ner that occasionally they resented
exceedingly and refused to do her bi
Cling, and then she indulged in su
-pi.-oxysms of rage becauia she h
-been thwarted that the most seric
*consequen1ces would be feared.
One afternoonl. about a month a!
the commencement of her visit,
king was sitting mood.' 'RPon
throne, when the lord chamberlain
vanced and craved permission to
'"What is is?" asked the king,
tilly. He did not wish to be disturb
for~he felt convincedl that he was
hear a fresh grievanct coneerning
niece, and his suxmise. prged to
"Your majesty," replied the
*man, bowing humbly, "it is abouti
Princess Alicia that I have come
"Well?" said the king, nervou
"What has happened now ".
SI.ienly loaddscreams ralg thrc
the I oLwn. The doors were fIupg c
an-1I the Araged princess rashed
ward. Inhe hand she bre~ a l1
handful of hik which she hadi
from the head-ofs an unfortanate
tendant, and'in ~ ther she br:
ished the broken lf a chair.
"Oh, inost royal - le," she ci
as she hurried forwar~~' have c
to insist that the Latd trud,
speedily dispatchea, for ha
swered me mockingly three Ne
very day. See, I have tried
her~myself by clinging to her"
dant tresses, but I grow weary
battle, so now I come to you an
* mand to be avenged. I detes
* woman. She shall die!"
"Gently! gently!" saiad he
soothingly. "Sit down by m3
and we will talik this matter ovi
But the princess would iiot-hi
reason. She immediately 'grh
self up into another fury, -an(
- her arms madly into the air, anJ
a lated so witdly that the ki
quite terrSed at her ext.raordul
* havior. He realized that it v
* impossible to interrupt her or
the torrent of angry word"'
* pouring iT ? 0 dt L2
to herl . ' 0% 4nois
~er head, and with an O~\ ,i
sona in her throat she fel~-(
face and did not move agaim. '
"I regret to say, your ma2es,
her royal highness the Princess
has not revived," said the lord<
berlain, when lie returned to the
a few minutes later. He had .s
-tended the removal of the prjne
her own apartment, and then n~
manded the court physician to
her, but he had reported that n
could be done. She had diettd
last fit of passionate rage she L
dulged in, and in spite ,of the
-cansed by her unexpectea demi~
was. never4heless, a feeling of "
relie f prevalent in the palace.
" Will your majesty give era2
the orinu-ess to be embalmend
she "is removed to her, own i
asked the lord chamiberThi.
eQcnsulted with the hing abo
- gestedue p
to-:'rves from the ki
this plan seemed to be so sensi
at everyone esprqssed himself will
in- to try it, and accordingly the body
ofthe princess was conveyed ont o
the palace and placed where the rays
of the sun would shine upon it. While
this was being done the chancellor
ba an oblong-shaped box made for
him, and when it was ready they laid
the poor priucess gently inside it,
then they thickly sprinkled her with
the finest sugar they could obtain and
carefully closed the li.
When the sweets were placed in the
still-room of Alicia's mother's palaco
by its keeper the latter's boy hnugered
for them. At midnight he stolo into
the apartment and began to eat. But
, noise in one of the boxes alarmed
him and he screamed in terror. His
father coming to his resene found
the princess sitting bolt upright in the
"Your royal highness," he gasped
in astonishment. "What are you
doing here?" Then he recollected
what a terrible temper the priticess
possessed, and he feared that shc
would naturally be vemed at findinf
herself packed among the .Aried -fruits,
so, in order to prevent a scene, ]i
humbly threw hiiself at her feet.
"Pardon, princess," he entreted
"It is through no fault o miue hba
you were sent home in-this coUii(..
I cannot understand how it.occnrred
But, to his amazement, fe princes
smiled upon him before-.she spq1
and when she did so there was not on
itiace of annoydnce in her yece.
"There is uothing to fogive," s1
r said, kindly. "I can't remeiier wn.
brought me to this p*ight; but I a
sre vou are not responsible for i
y Perhaps a note has been sent to -m
e Let us seek it."
1 So the keeper of the still room rT%
- waged-among the sugar, and preien
ly-he camo upon the letter lying -in
er. gu. !npd eQuiion., at the b:
1 om or .6 a_ t box. The princess-rei
- the paper quietly through, and th
she looked heartily ashamed of hc
a - sell.
t "You bad better see it, I th
d she said, shyly. "Or stay, I wi re
c it alond. Listen.
d "'To her most gracions majesty t
USQueen of Oden. Madam-On beh
of the members of the council of sta
rI beg to forwax d herewith the p
:eserved remains of your daughter, t
P5 rincess Alicia, an~d- also to ifo
-d you that she met her death in and
-d-expected manner on Monday i
Owing to the many unnecessary qu
es-rels that took place in the palace al
ed,g the,.period of her royal highne:
to visit, his majesty; the King of Ina
hSconsiders that he is entitled to ref
be to be put to any expense concern
the young lady, therefore we,
ldmembers of the state concil, have
thedeavored to please you. by emnbalm
to the princess in a suitable waly,
- trast that von will forgive any sI:
sl.stickess'the sugar may. -cans
hhWhen the princess came to the
noi tilis e.xtraordinary document
r-r-siged. "I am afraid I have 1
ergevery tiresome," she -said, regretfa
nrn ut at last I am changed. I do
at- hink I could be cross now, how
d-mdeh I might wish to. What
have caused this alteration, I
me "Perhaps it is the sugar," sugge
bebethe keeper of the still room, and
an- princess clapped her hands.
ii "Yes; that must be it," she
L l ared. "'Ehe sweetness of the s
has so entered into my sy&tem wI
i~n that i-ox that it has comnpl
stomedmy atae.It must
.a fit of rage that so nearly i
me%Ut how glad I am to be
kin, still,ongh [ am very hungr;
side, wl n lose my teioper again.
* :An t rncess kept her wo:
edh- even saw herhown, and,her r
getcc city'. Her ewe een~ 69O i
as o's that it b,ue ion to
-arybe- a littl'e-ini' o g rond thy
id beas a..g ge ae, and ver.
:ek toJ coatry or (Ne the pni
.. "reiued gaine" a utation -rf
teeeud containif n i n:'epee
mz - m-~idal; for, witl - sp'eudi
easd . 1a'pl~e of Ahr.el . erore
i e fom her snb',eets -quicld
to tohr n:gu~t x- the prVO'C
in- hi m: ."ye
ock re: . ' .1
b a an costiare a eo t
gaipre woven to form the garment
nitoat cutting. The long, grace- '
ally shaped relingote is worn over a
Satin model of its exact shape and
either white or of some light, delicate
tone. The underdress may be lace,
uslin or silk, and the approved trim
inZs are bo6Ws, plaitiugs and scarf
ends of black tulle or velvet.
Have You a Pretty Arin?
It is quite the rage iii New York if
one has pretty arms and hands, to leave
one arm ungloved. The artlessness of
arraugement is captivating. Men inar
ve et the beauty and women less
blessed at the "boldness" of the fad.
To carry out the simplicity of the idea
bat on ring must be woru, ant that
on the little flger, and the beauty of
ithe baud is enhanced to distraction
by a tiluy lce backgronta formed by
are.lessjy held lace handkerchief.
Lage arms are no longer admired.
A R;nt For Girt Writers.
If young girls with literary aspira
-tions would devote their energies to
I writing for children, they might sUc
eed beyond their wi,lest imaginings.
[They are not snficiently removed froul
the period of childhood to have for
gotten all their youthful fancies,while
they have -not yet learnt the bitterness
ad sadness of lost illnAions. Clever
children's stories, too, are difficult to
obtain, so the editors say, and, there
foe, commaad 's.fair price. NO onE
et stped into, the shoes of the
e g- tMed aut'abis of Alice in Wonder.
It land," or "A Flat Tron for a Farthing'
and many other delightful tales, an(
. the post is open to any youthful aspir
ant. Miss Farieon, a danghter of th
well-known writer, who is only seven
- teen, has already- started on a pros
t- Verons career of story telling, and tw
:1 YoAIng Mesbers of the aristocracy
..Mirquis of Tweedaale, and Lady Mai
. jory. Gordon, daughter of Lord Abei
- deen, the 'late Governor of Canad
*:dited children's magazines in thei
I schooirdom days. It should be a d,
, lightful caieer, that of ielling storio
to children, with their appreciatii
L and unerringly ri:ht enthusiasm at
Correct Slat riae.
I is mnodish now to show more
the hat pin than its inere head, so tl
.pii themselves are ~made ornaments
'he finds of inventive geniuses a
s,.taring toward-a pin that will stay
the hat without any danger of fallia
Sout. RecentIy there was a patent
mu,split that was provided with a lit
a *sring which woi-ked by pressure.
A very nice hat pin, with a head
- nouber, hiad an amber fastening acco
cPpanyig it, made secure by a g
i chain.- The "fastener" was stuck
teb0, so that to lose the hat pin 3
Smust lose the hat also.
_A. very speciallittle piece of jewe
s bld of pearls connected with.
e~piu by a.gold chain.; -The pearl bf
she ued as-a broochr or as a pin u]
euThe gold chain danzles from the
ntpin, nd makes a pretty bit of fin
veiforLhe woman 'who lhkes fripper
canTh band may~ match the hat pin,
o- e of any jewers or plain gold.
Hat chalus are seen on some of
s'l:reuh toques. They are only I
thn another guise. -One of fine
nd pearls pretended to claspah
osg-y o lets upon acher
toque. Of conrse, it only preten<
but.wt a its deception worth'w
i 1 t looked so nife?-Londonl Mail.
Nae ew Baby Coachtes.
iCThere are fashions even in 1
~ arrage. This statement is prom:
X eb&t a ithe street
Psi.tadelhia'Th b .e wof th
teeTe.lLSloned baby carri
tewith its pillows, lace and satin,
efouned parasol and its ribbon
d er oomed. The rich baby will
ar longer be trundl e in o"eoft
F or this baby scarraewa sk
s the English baby coach is.
s2O substitted.. Plain leather,,s'
woodwor, a tho roughly British
ccptioi, -rEplace the daintiness
elaberateess of tbe Frenchmo~
SThe ne-iv baby coac~ 1it a
ra a Irdically differen3t inaa a s
eat little mog .a to actually make
aire wagon. It has hi
- -~e and is in itself .higher
naarower than the baby carriag<
am.irto Philadelphia; d
iv. differ. There is not a sign of
w. dedicate colors, no "baby tints,
.e. whwite wheels, yellow wheels
enanweld body. Nor is t.here a m
bebated, bernfiled and-beflonnced
sh ,shd.. parasol or canopy. The
babbcoach is entirely of black.
li n.d'iainly with black leathe&
its "to" is built on the linlk a
od orinar uggY. top. movc
dow I Xwini.' sam-auue:
he management of helpless p
aking of beds, changing cloi
iving baths, prevention and tre
nent of bedsores, best methods, n.
Iri;tion to the body and e%tremiti scri
)audaging and the making of bn -iu
xes and linen splints, care of P
tients' room, airing and warmil.'
rooms, a limited number of emergenjb
cies and how to treat them, and the
preparation and serving of food foi
This would seem enough to fill p
every minute of the time, yet there
are other thincs to do. There are ob
serations and reports t:> the plysi
ician in charge-very, very accurat
they must be-not in the case of one,
patient only, but of two or thr ana
perhaps more. k.nd there
found time to attend the lectnr
take notes upon them--V, .
sorb the result into a well -a Pr
brain that will stow it awp" Ipi
uce it when a er a cieetf
obedience in every a inbLite sto
face and manner dad all t
of patience mn b e mai part ot
and t eyoll bavedelphia Time
I nurse' ilade
The .,Mo richest prima donnas %re
Adeli Patti and Sibyl Sanderson.
A b i making women eligible to t.h'
office f .notary publie Las been re
jected y the Tennessee Senate.
Wo en preachers are more poplaI,
in th Jniversalist and Unitarian
Chure than in otber denominations.
Mrs Leonard Wood, with othe
I ladies Santiago de Cuba, is organiz
ing ia u nch of the Society for the
Preve tion of Crueltyto Animals.
SThe qife of the Rev. Dr. Loveji
an app icant for a pulpit in Mount
Verno N. Y., took his place the
Sf3r unday and preache. tr.1
W11161 e suddenry became ill.
- Mrsl Margaret Black, of Glasgow,
Scotlad, is a member .of the City
Boar; of Education. She is also an
officer of the school of cookery, and i.
active in other lines of valuable work'
, An insurance company in Warsawt.
I Rassia, recently discharged all it
male soicitors and agents and ail
pointed women in their places on th
ground that they were better qualified
offor the positions.
iThe Countess of Meath, well known
.in this country through her interest is
and practical help to various charita'
inble and philanthropic movements, has
given the sum of $50,000 toward es
tablishing in Dublin a home for work
ehouse girls, where they are to be iu
strcted in the arts of dom~
SThe three prizes of $250j at'
nwell-kno'wn magazine comp
onthe best story, poem and et
nto - students wh~o receivedi
ryof B. A. in 1897, have beg
7three yon women, altho.
men than women entered t take
a o Tassar furnishes two of' own
winners and Smith one.
at GleaninfgR From the S.
eSafety veil pins.
es. Cott<,n goods for shirt waists.
d THats made entirely of grebe.
he Yak lace for flannel pelticoats.
asfl Taffeta cross-striped with chenille
l Ratpins of jewels, pearls and silvei
ieMaslin nightgownis with rever ef
a ed fects. -iv~
hen Chiion embroidered with sl
Ostrich tips white with a cl
ay Plain baud bracelets wto
Remnants of black and colore4
s dress goods very cheap.
s,is Embroidered hiandkerchiefs witi
no scalloped edges finished with lace.
see.J'Dry Goods Economist.
A J 'panese Peenhiarity.
mgTyre is a peculiarity about th(
reMay d aoes not attach to an~
co other people, and it is this: Th1
javerage Japan esaG.e very suspicion,
of small wares iffat are not backed ut
~with fancy -rade marks. They bu
all godinmcebmOre readily tbat carry z
it a device or p1 emblemn, or that bear n
tcr I seal, and .any a good article woujld
and be in dar-er of, rejection becaue not
so ut up .,nci?ua?y. They also attacb
import.4ce to small neat packages,
t not te many of a kind together; tail
.ale Iis noe in keeping with Japanese
no tass In Amer*ica, sm all articles are
or r upadsodb th he dozen; the
r anese want thmseperate, and
s is not only true because things
u*re generally on a smaller scale, but
}there are financial reasons why it is
so. There means are limited, and
they use everything sparingkv. It is
1d probably true that the (crma ex
porter understands the.L native taste
better than auy other. The markets
re fall of small wares froma Gemu
p:pin attractive style and in sm_ I
SCIENTINIC AND INDUSTRIAL.
The heaviest metal is osmium,
which has, bulk for bulk, very nearly
twice the weight of lead. The specif
ic gravity of gold is about 193, while
that of osmiam is almost 221. Os
mium is. also the most infusible of
metals, remaining unaffected by a de.
gree of heat capable of causing plati
num to ran like water. It even re
sists the inconceivable temperature of
the electIic are.
The idea of making starch from
sweet potatoes is being discussed in
the. South. Professor F. S. Shiver, of
Clemson College, South Carolina, as
sumes that 300 bushels of sweet pota-i
toes can be raised to the acre ordin-'
arily. and sometimes 500. Taking
the former figure as his basis, h. esti
mates that the amount of starch per
acre is 684 poundsif made from wheat,
1-283 from corn and 2610 from sweet
. Petersburg Academy of
pg-s se aiP which fell
'ssian Poland. The grains were
bapea and contained black
ales. Chemical analysis showed
Ithey consisted of irAi, nickel and
it. aid this satisfied Profes.or
iusky that th/ were of cosmic
k in. The as magnetic. The
ain, proba the debris of *teors
atai, p urned in the upper air,
at ha escaped detection had they
ould b nclosed in the transparent
ot be ets, where the contrast of
$ uickly called attention to them.
ne dnst of coal or of flour mixed
itliairforins an explosive agent which
bas-been the cause of many a mijt3
and flour-mill disaster. Advantage is
taken of this property of combustible
dast in a new process of boiler-firing
The fiel reduced to d ast is fed by ma
chinery into the farnace in which a
fire mast constantly bo maiu'ainel.
1The instant the dast falls io .he
inac Iurn~siitha flash.
Imost explosively, and tha ro.ne
tion of smoke is absolutely prpvihted
and the firing becomes econonical -as
regards consamption of finel. It would
aeem that it might lead to theiutiliza
ion of the enormous mountains of
al slack which cover so many square
'les of land in the mining districts.
Max Boucheein, Consul at Barmen,
Germany, reports a new method for
the manufacture of artificial silk in
vented by Dr. Fremery and Civil En
gineer Urpan, in i hich the use C 'he
injurious nitro-cellulose is omitted.
These inventors, dissolve cotton waste
in copper oxide of ammonia, and pump
this solution through. line tubes. The
Aathteatsarel passed through
acid, which separates the cop
v ammonia, the result being an
i ely fine, lustrous fibre, which
i4oyed as an imitation silk. This
V e patented in Germany and in
ali er civilized States, is said to
N4the following advantages over
thoseof Chardonnet and Lehner: (1)
TIh he manufacture as well as the
y' . t is in no way dangeroNs; (2)
thikt se production is much simpler;
() a a consequence, that imitation
silk cn be manufactured by this pro
ess considerably less cost.
A ry curious industry, at lea,st to
the initiated, is that perthhing to
whal one, from its originallo?- de
form that of its many kppi tns,
and artistic- Mostof 1;y ar
lauded at San Franeisc >and
d eastward to be distributed at
xous centres. Before leaving
ific coast the bone is spli+,
according to color, and tied up
'les; after splitting, the piezes
med "stalks" or "slabs," are
.ee to twelve feet in length
dy for shipment, and weigh
ve to twenty-five pounds each.
received by the manufacturer
bhis fringed with strong, glossy
nc *; this has a separate value
its Mt~and is used for certain far
nre aLMfactures, and is also mix rd
Ih rse.lXair in brushes. On the
h ing. removed the slabs -are
. a d igoronsly and then put to
.4soa i water for about a week; when
7 su tly softened they are sub
jec the action of steam in strong
rece acles of special design, being
thu endy to be split into "shell" or
"gra "-~ bone, and finally cut into
stays ivhipstocks, etc.
- Veights or Vermont Deer.
I nqticed some time ago in your
paper tomments on the-weight of deer,
an toccurred to me that you might
like soke items on this subject from
ermont. 'I have an impression that
deerin many instances have ex
eded tk&e,mrage in weight. In ob
ning statistics, most of the reports
ve the estimated weight of the ani
als, but 'in many cases the actual
eight was given. A great many of
deer weighed over 200 pounds. In
e instanes I have written personal
ers to theXmen who captured the
r and ascertained the truth of the
nal repoits,. and have received in
ly four )etters gmvig the actual
ht of the deer killed as 231
ds, 261 pounds, 316 pounds and
pouStra.-W.Titcomib, in Forest
Football and the Seed Market.
uagricultural seed market report
~rely th3 last place in which one
~ld expect to find a discussion on
influence of football. in the last
'rt of the London Agricultural
d Market, however, the conLnection
~clearly pointed out. There has
~a a steady decrease in the sale of
i ry and other seeds, and this has
1itraced to the fact that huge num
o of people, especially in the Northj
| cngiand, who usedformerly to keep
j birds, or devote their leisure to
I ti,j1 gardens,.ngw give alt teir spare
and intpre'st to football-West
PUBLIf SCHOOLS FOR CUBA.1:
'nough Teachers to Be Sent to Infuse the
At the request of the President Pro.
fesscr William T. Harris, Superin. ai
tendent of the Bureau of Education, el
has prepared a plan for a public school s
system in Cuba, the result of carefil e
investigation of the conditiqs onAhe f,
island, which was put in the hsds of d
the President recently. It .kill re- a
ceive the attention of the Cibinet at P
the next meeting and pieliminaTy e
steps will be. taken in thf immediate I
future. The Presidenis greatly in- a
terested in the ma& r. He desires a
that the schools 9hall begin with the
revival of indus!,tfy and trade, and re- A
lies upon theXchool system to be an I
early object lesson to the Cubans in t
the blessings of good government, r
which the United States proposes to f
. This is not the first time the Bureau 1
Of Education as been called upon to
frame a public schcol system for a d
Spanish-American country. On several t
occasions the United States has been 2
asked to assist other Governments on N
this hemisphere in the inauguration "
of new educational methods. The s
late Horace Mann organized the I
school system of the Argentine Re- I
public. Professor Harris advises that
experts be selected in this country I
and sent to Cuba io put the system in
working order; that the island be dis
tricted and the supervisors be named r
to take charge of the districts, who t
shall be the medium between the ex- 9
perts and the teachers. For teachers
Professor Harris advises the use of
all of the material which can be found I
in Cuba, but he expresses the opinion I
that it will be necessary to employ J
some from the United States. The;
children are to be taught in both
Spanish and English. The idea is
that enough Americans shall be sent
to infuse the American spirit into a
free school supported. by taxation,
which is something that Cuba has
1*:-u-t:7m 1n __ _.4M_ ow in
LI Ine tj
Porto Rico perfecting plans for the
introduction of the America school
system there, similar to that hich
Professor Harris has recommen
WISE WORDS. ce
True love is always liberal. ti
The eovetous man sows his owr
thistles. - -
Self-denial means -"INo" to yourself- a
Learn when young-give advice. is
Envy drops poison into
Our businecs is seed-so
sheaf counting. . I
Love for the world cures the lov%of P
the world. -
Strength is exhibited in the ste4- ,
pull more than in the jerk. 9r 'g
An interrogation point makes a'po& s
pillow for a troubled heart. n
No man can ever be right till he ac- e
knowledges that he has been wrong. e
Jealousy is the dynamite that is "
blasting too many wedlocks now-a
daos.pay want tco have the victor's
crowxoifhout the soldier's on
Andrew Jackson to the iRescue. r
A certain landlady of Washington il
had a boarder, a young man working -.i
in one of the departments, who had t;
run up a large account, wrhich he final- y
ly refused to pay. s
Some friends having advised her to T
go and see the President about it, she i
took this jocular advice seriously and I
went to him with her tale of woe. He
received her kindly and listened at- r
tentively to what she narrated, and f
"Go home and get that young man e
to give you a note for the full amount; a
then bring that note to me." ti
The debtor was quite willing .to give a
her a note, having no intention what- e
ever of paying it, and she took it to f'
the President as directed, who seized ]
his famous old steel pen and scrawled ,
across its back, "Indorsed by Andrew j
"Now, take that to the bank and 'n
get your money. lIfthe young rascal a
ref uses to pay it, why, we'll see!"
The note was taken to the bank, and
somie time before it became due the
customary notification was sent to the
recalitrant debtor; but he paid no i
attention to it. Then word was sent .1.
thatc he had better come and'see, who -1
his indorser was. He went; he .saw; a
what his feelings were has not been ~
recorded, but he paid the note.
New Paperhang~ing Machin.
A German inventor with .othe in- e
genity of a Yankee has invented o 5
papeharging machine. It consists-o f<
a rod, upon which the roll of paper is I
placed, and a paste receptacle with a
brshing convenience is attached in n
uch a manner that the paste is applied a
autoatically on the back of the j3sper.
The end of the wall paper is fixed at ~
the boiAom of the wail, and the imple- s
mnt rises on the wall in such a man- t1
nr as only to requnire that it be set by *w
The' per as it usrolls, is held flat. a
agiuthe wall and anU el.stic roller 3
'o!ows on th outs~de. which presses e
ii. ir:nly and with e:st smaoo'eness to. r,
the an. he !::a opration is ila11 c
te wall. pap~rer reachles tetp h
es:-man:io .nin cord, whereby
the sp is est o:? ?rom the rolL e
Xaris L1:erarV Factories. .
Paris has, if M. Emile Bergerat i
spa the truth,' nearly as. many y
]iterry factories a) sausage ad mag-; 1
caroi shop'1s. Writers are enga ae
from ten to twenty cents an houi' te' iI
elaborate stories of murder and 6thei- a
rime' which are sold to ise ne'P.a
WST OF LIVING IN PORTO RICUS
rices nave Uisens Because the A"*
fcans Are Extravaat.
Everything in Porto Rico is moder
:ely high-priced, even with the ex
iauge of silver in America's favor,
tys William Dinwiddie in his spe -is
:rrespondenc~ tb Earper's Weekly
om that island. The American army
emands more a d bays more than
id the Spanish army, and, as a result,
rices have risen, controlled to some
xtent also by the fact that the Porto
icans -have discovered that Americans
re more prodigal with their means,
ad are willing to pay higher prices.
At the Inglaterra Hotelin San Juan,
nd also at the Hotel Francais in
once-which are the leading .hQs-.
elries of these two cities-the daily
ate, including twelve-o'clock break
vt, siU-o'clock dinner, and sleeping
oom, is $3.73. Co,lee, eggs, and.
read in the cafe in the early morning
re called an extra, which brings the
aily bill up to $4.25 Spanish, or, at
he prevailing rate of etchange, about
2.75 American, per diem. The ser
-ice one receives in return for this
ould, in the United States, be can
idered high-priced at $1.50. It will
>e found difficult to live under $5O
:er month anywhe-e on the island,
rhether hotels er private boarding
Louses are patronized. -
General outtitt:ng goods are some
hat lower than in the Uuited States.
Lin clothes are very cheap; snits of
rood, serviceable linen and colo ed
tffs may be made up at the tailor's
it price ranging from $5.50 to $10
5panish money. Fine dress goods
:ommand more than American prices.
hirts, under-clothes, collars and endis
tre as high as in the Unitel States,
md not nearly so well made, though
abricated from quite as good ma
:erials.- Good shoes-Porto Rican
ad cobbled-may be obtained at
irices~ran A g from $3 to $5 Spat.isb,
wd fine French goods are to be had
it fifty rer cent. more, in the same
noney, which gives one an advantage
here over America, so far as footgear
Foods are both dearer and cheaper
than in America, depending upon
whether they are imported or home
roducts. Butter is a luxury for
ich on I ay 10 censa a tiny pat;
at it co
as said to be fifteen years.
robably was assumed as a basis
isurance purposes, yet a large. p'er
tage of wooden ships flourished
inch longer than fifteen.-years. I
uld quote mgi tances-of wooden
ips which * at an incredible
amber of ears, and eighty out of
very hundred were coasters. Two
traodina'y instances of longevity
ships may be warth-'noting here.
a Februar,f27, the Betsy Caius
E$hield-sailed from that port with
cargo to Hamburg. She met with a
eavy gale from east-southeast and
ore up from Shields harbor. The
es was raging on Tynemouth bar;
cse sid stuk, was driien .npon the
ca~dlost, What ship was this
iat was lost in the year 1827? Will
be believed that she was the yacht
iat in 1688 brought over to England
Vilham Prince of Orange, and that
Le was then called the Princess Mary?
his, at all evente, was claimed for her
low old was she when she carried the
rine? For a number of years after
'ar she was one of Queen Anne's
Sya' yac.hts and was reckoned a very
a sailing vessel.
The other is that of a sailing vessel
aled the Cognac Packet, which as
he was aficat in 1886, may still he
ading. and in good health. I took e
ote of her in that year, when she
ailed from Seaham harbor coal laden
>r Harwich in command of Captain
tuton, and she was then ninety-four
ears old, having been built at Bur
~ston, Hants., in 1792. Ehe use:l to
a.ry brandy to France, and so they
amed her as above. She was almost
box in shape.-Clark Russell,in the
all Mall Gazette.
Old R,aman Baths Revived.
A stiange and interesting sight to
ie visitor in the town of Bath, Eng
mud, is -the old Roman baths,built by
be Roman invaders of England AiD.
9, which. have recently-been restored
v the Duke of Cambridge.. and now- - -
Lirive ini ll their a'icestrai giprg..They
re situated on either side of.the main
treet, which.owes.its.origin to the in
asion of COzsar and are massive stone
ractures, one 40 by 40 and thre6thzer
0 feet squnared- Until tIle last.tader or
nrydars they have been utterly neg
seidd unfiil the- Duke 'o Qampijlge
roposed then- revival; when tYwtork
as taken np with considerabl nthu
The.~istory of the town telHs of the
opuiity of the baths until the -in.a
ion ~of- the Saxons' in the isixth cen
ry,wheii-theentire towE was burried .
n -neke -For centut%s the liaths -
rer,s use,d as .quarries by.the -Saxons
fkti by4he Normans Ufail, they
ree.rnlggte:ly. lost sight pf.4hen
rhen the dbbeynas' built they ver.
edeovr'inJ.teyear 1764 in the
orse of eidavations-nea'i.the spot;buA\
o e~ i'w as Wa224p restore them
.nti 15.4- Then itkey were uncow
red, u't it was not muisthe Duke of -- -- -
a mrid 4nlly .ns ed theix - ..
oiplete renta u talat jp rty was ~. ie~
eally iade Tod-estabLi-l thga(ow t. 4
he twoar use~ d9E. aih tsate-.
isth'aid~the otG .or aeoeld Mda- e
iifording an -. interesting;relihofoth t&k.e6k
loman idligatiog-they areT.a.Z -
aense aid to th&'sanita- piovmiqt@F"