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? HIS BRQKEN PROMISE,
By Marie Moore.
EAR the close of
j day, as the sun
in its dying
splendor w a 9
tinting with rosy
hues the dingy
-% sails of a solitary
t h e r e floated
from the weather-beaten rocks the
words of a song. The singer had ap
parently forgotten that he was there
at this picturesque trysting plaoe to
meet the "dearest girl in the world,"
and, as though inspired by the pan
orama of gorgeous colorings of sky
and ocean had begun singing:
"Three flahers went sailing out into the
* P west,
Oat into the west when the sun went
The song abruptly ended as over
the rocks climbed a girlish figure,
who a moment later was clasped in
the arms of the singer, Duncan Gray,
but instead of the usual roguish smile
a pale, frightened face looked up at
"Dora, you are ill!" he exclaimed
"No," came the answer from the
trembling lips, "it was my dream. All
day I could not forget it. Such a
"Why, dear, I did not think you
would allow yourself to be. so dis
turbed by a dream. But tell me
"Oh, I thought I sat here on this
very ledge, but alone, and the waves
were pounding and beating against
the rocks. Such dark, angry waves,
and then--" she shivered with the
memory, "then I saw you appear
among those tossing - foam-crested
waves, ~ your face was as white as
de *. I cried out to you, but you
.id nat hear me. I reached down,
thinking to save you when a ware
should sweep up nearer, when a
nighty wave rolled up, whose spray
left me drenched and blinded for a
moment, and after it had receded I
looked for you in vain and then found
nvs ehudderi-g wit
t it niight be presenti
it mean that some
ttle girl," he inter
to allay her almost
,"don't let your
you will be wgt
. u may rest assured," he smil
iugTy replied "that suicide is at
pi-esent the farthest from my inten
"Do not jest; but tell me you will
in e'very way possible preserve your
seli from danger. It was so real that
'on were lost to me!. You will prom
ise, won't you, please?" she pleaded.
'"What is it I am to promise?"
~"That you will avoid any action
couigl result in disaster to you."
"Why, then, I promise; promise to
whatever lies within my power to
ert any calamity that. would~ for
moment grieve my little Dora."
li, thank youl" she cried, cling
ohim .as though she was not
sre that his promise had saved
msome inevitable peril.
cold, gray morning, four
ater, the wind began at an
r to mean dismally along the
ore; by noon it had increased
ce, accompanied by snow, and
.sfore twilight a storm in all its
ury was besieging the little fishing
"Three wires sat up in the lighthoust
And they trimmed the lamps as the sur
They looked at the squall and they iooked
at the shower,
rAnd the night rack eame rolling ui:
ragged and brown;
Bf,-. aon must work and women must
Though storms be sudden and waters
iAnd the harbor bar be moaning"
Sang Dora as she finished her last
domestic duties of the day.
"How glad I am that my Duncan it
.stoeof the poor sailor boys to
rniglia" she added to herself as, be
fore nekting herself with her mothe
' she ran un-d pecredi from the little win
dow against whiinh the snow was stead
Yes, there was U.)noan, almost a
the (door-but wvho was with him
-. Dora hastened to admit them to th4
jight; but only Duncan entered, call
ing to his companion, who was fas
disappearing in the darkness, "Wil
be with you directly." Then to thi
.stonished Dora he hastily explained
"A vessel on the point is signallini
for help and Joe is picking up men ti
go to her relief. Sorry I can't sts;
*A terrible thought crosses'her mini
-her dream of not long ago-an<
quickly clasping her hands upon hi
arm she said, with face pale in its in
tensilty: "Tou must not go."
"Not go!" was his astonished reply
"I should have supposed you woun
.urge me to go to therelief of those wh
are inl such distress."
"Duncan," she responded, in tone
whose calmness was belied by the tco
ri.r depicted in lher face, "you n a
iiot go, for I know now it wae .f thi
that I J~Mimed."
'fn/ M u hn o f thoem sn:
fering souls out here and permit su
superstitious to ir me from rendei
ing them assista ea"
"How can I I you go," came froi
the -quivering h s, -"when I know yo
are going to you death?"
Firmly he un lasped the clingin
fingers from his arm and with heart
"Good by, Dora ,"his hand was upo
With a cry sh attempted to sprin
between the do r and him whose lil
ihe was strivin to reclaim before :
was too late. is strong arm caugl
her, held her fo one moment and the
gently brushed ier away. Sudden:
a glad light-a -ght of hope-shon
in her eyes.
"Your prom se," she exclaimed
"your promise o me that you woul
not imperil yo r life-you surely r(
member and at promise you wi
"My promis ," he answered; "I d
remember, but that promise I mus
Like a statu carved in marble stoo
Dora, and in a voice of befitting col
ness came the ords: "Then Dunca
Gray, I love 3 ou not more! I hat
"Dora," he asped as his face grei
pale, "surely ou are not conscious C
what you say.'
In the same cold, even tones cam
the response: "I retract not a word.
The door o ened, letting in a gres
cloud of snow which the shriekin
wind was dri -ng along in its fur:
immediately closed, and Dunca
passed on t ough the storm, hal
dazed and u believing what had oC
The men w o had been snmmae
were surprise at his delay, but ther
was no time. to explain. Had ther
been a suspi ion, however, in an
mind of his inwillingness to atten
them on their perilous miission suc
thought was -nstantly dispelled whe
it was notice d with what energy an
daring he thr w himself into the wor
of lauching t be life-saving boat an
the almost a perhuman strength wit
which he ha dIed the oars.
One boat I ad was brought to shor
in safety, an it was necessary to re
tirn for th se who still remaine<
aboard the now fast-sinking ship
They had al iost succeeded in launch
ing her for he second trip, when
tremendous wave swept in, hurlin,
boat and br ye life-savers back on thi
beach to try all over again. In spit,
of the thun era of the storm old yo,
swore to hi self that he heard a groa
from one f his companions witl
whom he wa working so desperately
" Wal, I
,I on't much blame yer f oi
cavin' in," said he; "it's a might,
can; "I spr~ined my wrist when tha
last big wavle smashed us up so."
"Ho, me)!" shouted Joe. "Might'
well let upi-Dnncan's broke his arm
Have to I t those other fellows on
there go to Davy Jones' locker."
"Hold or.," cried Duncan, "I hav
I one arm le t. Now then, shove .ke
off. And though
ir way to tho I-ro tin
pairing victims of thewr . They
had secured the last man and were
again making their way to shore when
one oar suddenly stopped its brave
work and Duncan, unconscious from
pain, fell, and from hoarse throat~
came the cry, "Man overboard!"
For a second only did despair pos.
seas those heroic hearts, then rescued
tar-ned rescuers. Those who were
not too benumbed by their long ex
posure on the doomed vessel gave
hand and after a severe battle with
the waves Duncan's inanimato form
was recovered and the shore wai
gained where the exhausted oneI
were soon cared for.
Through the blinding storm a litthi
muffled figure crept up to Joe and in
quired in a voice which was half
moan: "Duncan-where is he?"
"Guess they carried him home,1
came the thoughtless response, as.i
wonderment he flashed his lantern in
to the face of the inquirer. For as
instant ho saw the white face witi
cyes dilated in the agony of compre
hension of the dreadfu:1 truth, the
without a cry, without a sound shi
fell at his feet in the drifted snow.
IAll that night lights burned in on
cottage 'home, where Icving hand
worked unceasingly to restore to con
sciousness him who had so nearl;
lost his own life in saving the lives c
others, and when that long, darl
night had vanished and with it th
storm, leaving portions of a wrecl
scattered out on the shining sands, 11
the morning gleam as the tide won
down, the tired eyes slowly opene
and a look of recognitiorn came int
them, dispelling the terrible anxiet;
of those who had through the creei
Iing hours watched for signs of returi
'Iing life and filling with hope th
heart of the weary-eyed forlorn litti
Dora, who dropped by the bedsidl
with a cry of joy.
A troubted expression passed ove
his features, and with an effort h
murmured: "My promise-I brok
my promise-can you forgive me?"
"Oh, Duncan," she sobbed, "it
I that am to be forgiven."-Bosto
Post. __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Shvest Womnan in KCansas.
The badge of shyness should adoz
the bosom of Mrs. Sarah Yeager,
Emporia. She recently sent $5 in
letter to Governor Stanley, askir
him to give it to the Methodist Mi
sionary Society; she said she ha
never been introduced to the Met'
odst minister at Emporia, and co:
sequently couldn't hand the money*
Wore Napoleon's Clothes. -
Some of the linen of the Emper<
Napoleon Bonaparte, sent on shore
be washed, was held in such estee
t tht many individuals in Plymout
s England, put on his shirts, waisteoa
or ngehelothes, so that they could s:
g IA Lion Hunt in Centrail Africa.
e While staying in one of the suburbs
it of the c6apital of Toro, in Central
Lt Afrioa, writes a famous hunter, I was
1 one morning called up by the chief
Y to cme at once and shoot a lion that
9 was doing great damage in the dis
trict, and had just then killed a poor
l, woman while cultivating her garden.
Ld She was stooping down pulling up
some weeds when in front of her she
ii heard the horrid roar of a lion. Look
ing up in speechless horror, eho saiw
0 in the grass a few yards away a huge
I male lion apparently' about to spring
upon her; bat just at that moment the
d lioness, which had crept up behind
her, sprang out, and with an awfal
n stroke of the forepaw killed her
e where she stood, and then carried her
off into the thicket. As soon as I
v heard the story I started off with a
f couple of my boys to hunt the lions,
but, although I spent the whole day
e searching, not a lion did I see. The
" mangled remains of the poor woman
t were discovered, but the lions kept
g out of our way. However, a few days
, after this a party of native hunters,
a returning from their day's hunt after
.f small antelope, were attacked by the
same lions. Walking in single file
through the long grass on the narrow
r path, the man at the end of the line
a was suddenly seized from behind by
e the lioness and instantly killed and
y carried off.
I The rest of the party made off with
I all kaste excepting one little boy, the
a son of the man killed, and he, amaz
i ingly plucky little fellow that he is,
k actually turned back and, armed with
i nothing but a small spear, followed
i the blood-stainbd track through the
thicket. After a littlo while he cEme
upon the lioness in the act of devour
ing his father. Without a moment's
1 hesitation this brave little chap
rushed at the huge beast, and the
lioness, becoming avare of his ap
, proach, left the prey and sprang upon
y the boy. By a merciful Providence
the spear which the boy carried
a enteted the breast of the lioness, and
3 by the brute's own weight was forced
i right into his body, piercing his
L heart, and the great creature rolled
over stone dead. The boy was utterly
unharmed. Rapidly withdrawing his
little weapon, he rushed to the
f euing cfel them the male
lion came roaring through the thicket.
The grief-stricken lad sprang up, and
'with almost superhuman courage
rushed toward the second lion, waving
b aloft his blood-stained spear, and
shouting: "Come on, come on; I'll
i kill you also!" But the male lion was
so disdnomfited by 1he unexpected ap
i proach of the lad that he turned tail
and ifed.leaving his spouse dead by
village and called his frie
and bring the dead lioness to fff
King. and this was done. The brave
little fellow was suitably rew arded by
Kasagama for his wonderful pluck,
and he made him his own pagri. I
photographed him, with his little
speai- all blood-bespotted, inst after
his noteworthy act of bravery.
Drought to Bay on a Precipiee.
J. Lewenstein, of New York, being
desirous of deer-hunting, a few days
ago accompanied Benjamin Elliott an d
Dick and Abe Kilburn, both of whom
are expert hunters, on a trip to the
St. Lawrence meadows, a clearing in
-the Adirondack Mountains, off the old
Franklin Falls road. :9
This meadow is flanked on the north
by a mountain covered with a high,
dense brush and capped by a steep,
-rgged ledge. While waiting for a
i deer they heard a deep rcar and, look
ing up at the foot of the ledge, saw
-a bear fighting with what appeared to
i be a catamount. Without hesitation
the four hunters rushed into the brush
and clambered up the steep ledge,
a when they were startled by the roar
ing of the bear, who, having disen
-gaged himself from his antagonist,
,was descending. To turn back would
f- be diffeicut, as the ascent was much
too steep for a hurried retreat; so,
firing a shot, they forced the bear back
to the ledge, to which they followed
2 him. Here further ascent was impes
t sible, a perpendicular cliff preventing
1 escape in that direction.
o Brought to bay, the bear, a big
y specimen of over 400 pounds, now
thoroughly infuriated, with a vicious
-snarling, rushed upon the hunters,
e who found themselves in a serious pre
e dicament. Without a foothold, cling
e ing to the roots of small shrubbery
and suspended over a rocky chasm,
r hundreds of feet in depth, they were
e brought to bay by their quarry. With
e a desperation born of necessity, Lew.
enstein, being the lightest of the party,
s was supported in his hold, and, tak
a ing his rifle, let go at the bear, and by
a good shot between the eyes. ended
the career of bruin.
The descent was difficult and the
n degree of danger to whi::h they hae
>f been exposed was not fully reahzed
a until once again in the meadows.
-i Had His Teeth Shot Out.
,d Lieutenant Hall of the Ninth Cavalr3
i- and Major y. J. Dickinson of the Sizti:
1- Missouri Infantry were sitting at
o table in a Washington restaurant tht
Lieutenant to tell how he lost his teett
" before S.intiago.
>r "It is an old story," the Lieutenan
~o said, but the Major and several friend:
i intimated that a good story nevel
Sgrew old. and Hail proceeded: "Yot
sfellows seem to regard the fact of
t fellow's having his. o th htota
.pclesing the ele ' Msah
it doesn't, let me asmUre My er
perienee was unique, budt funny.
A Mauser bullet came at just is I
was giving an order, 'mouth was
wide open and the missiguck from
te side. It took out msper teeth,
as you will see, and itbr:off a good
portion of the lower oneifront."
"How did you feel?" &d a young
warrioi: who yearns for afnnd.
"Well, there's sonie f-in that,"
said the Lieutenant. When the
thing struck me I whirl(about and
almost lost consciousne I knew,
however, that I was wh*. Then,
in my confused state, I Oided that
my head had b.eep shot All of a
sudden I thought of ' headless
chicken that jumps al 'fer it is
shot, and, in my mind'a I could
see myself flopping abo-kere on the
ground, my head rollinun thehill
like a football. Then embered
that if I had no head Teld not be
able to think. . I reachesp to where
my head ought to be, ai thought,
and it wasn't therel Oiurse, I had
not judged the movemerrrectly be
cause of the partial &araits resulting
from the shock. Then krned out z
remarkable theory. I ecided thai
science was all wrong. Le brain wa!
not the seat cf thought, it the spina
column. Here I was, wiout a head
thinking. Then I heardhe roar o
guns. Another great dovery-th
ears were not necessaryi hearing,
felt that I was in the ssession a
wonderful new facts, anny only re
gret was that I could notiesent -them
to the world. A secondlater I de
cided that I was dead. 1 this stat
of mind I was taken off he field.
had been thinking, probaly, not mor
than two minutes. Thei was no pai
at first; that came later L."
Race For a Child'LIfe.
A child wandered awa from hom
the other day and sat twn betwee
the rails of the westband track <
the Long Island Railiad betwee
Glen Cove and Nassau. She amuse
herself by -heaping up Ittle piles
sand and screening it through h(
fingers. The firat peron to cate
sight -of her was Engine.- Fred Smit
looking from the cab %indow of h:
locomotive. With her back to til
approaching train the litleoneplaye
on. It was heavy do, grade an
the engineer saw that ie could n,
stop in time to save the ihild.
Some distance away, but going
the same direction as tha train, iras
man pushing a bicych along a fo
path parallel with the track. TI
shrieking -of the whistle attracted b
attention and presently he saw t]
cause of it.
raced d n the sandy pth athis be
speed. Reaching the place wheret
'child sat he threw himself off h
wheel onto the track, grabbed her 1
and then rolled over a'd over doe
an embankment. Just as he clear,
the track holding the little bund
close to him, the locomf~rE4Wm
It was stopped-about * train leng
away from where toungster hi
been silt '
- neer Smii jumped <
ed back with t trainmen
where the wheelman -a made t
rescne, they caught sig t of the lit
igure scurrying throng1 a path in tl
woods, while some did ance furth
down the track was the yclist calm
brushing the dust off t his clothi
Later it was ascertained, that he 'w
George T. Smith, of Scbuth Orang
N. .I., an all-around athlyte. He w
taking an outing ou Long Island. ]
forts to learn the identity of the cha:
A Fight With a Blacksnake.
The Pottstown (Penn.) correspc
dent of the Philadelphia Times sa;
Henry Gedder, a lad in the employ
Henry S. Benningert, a farmer lhvi
in Chester County, several miles sou
of this borough, had a lively encoi
ter vith a five-foot blackenake a f'
E cominotion among some bnie
caused him to investigate, and
'fond the snake helping itself
Iyoung blackbirds in a nest. It was
the act of swallowing one when
came upon the scene.
It took the lad but an instant
seize a fence rail and attack the re
tile. He managed to pinion it to i
ground by clapping the end cf
weapon down on the reptile's te
but then he was in a predicamet
The snake swung its head around
far as it could to strihe him and
Ifeared to let go his pole, for then I
snake could reach him. So
Ishouted for help and a neighbori
woman hurried down to see what v
the matter. She was badly seat
Iby the sight of the snake and wani
to flee, but Henry persuaded her
hold the fence rail that pinionedi
snake while he grasped his hoe a
proceeded to chop off the reptil
When the snake was held up to
an idea of its length a garter sni
several feet long and several bi:
dropped out of it.
The Bicycle Bell and the Lion.
Mr. Edvward North Buxton is
i present bicycling with his daugh
along the high 'road to Uganda,
Africa, which is now good enoi
through most of its course to mak4
adequate ~bicycling track. In one
hs letters home he describes an am
ing' adventure. As Mr. Buxton
hs daughter were riding along, tl
found that a lion had taken up a pi
tio right across the track. Pec
wihless iron nerves 'would have I
plucked up heart to attack them..
Mr. North Buxton and his daugi
took a simnoier course. They viol'
irng their hells, and the king
beasts, appalled by a such a n<
sight and sound in the silences of
Africa. just rosc and slunk away.
The lifeboats round the Bri
oast durng the yvar r eud 0821
NEW YORK OUTLANDERS
MEN FROM OTHER COMMUNITlES
WHO HAVE ACHIEVED FAME THERE,
A List Which Shows Uow Larae a 'ro.
portion or Proiminent New Yorkeri
Are Not City Born-It Makes tsr
"What do men born in New Yorl
City do in the way of business or pro
This was the rather surprising ques
tion asked by one of that Lost of "Ne
Yorkers" born elsewhere.
He explained, somewhat:
"For a purpose not related at all ti
this subject I was looking through
lot of books I found on the shelves c
a new spaper library giving brie
sketches of the lives of prominen
'New Yorkers,' and gradually i
dawned upon me that most promi
nent 'New Yorkers' were born almo!
anywhere but in this city."
This conclusion was challenged, au
the investigator proceeded to testif
from notes. He had a list of profe:
sions and business callings arrange
in alphabetical order, and under eac
head a list of names of men prominei
in the designated calling, with a men
orandum of their birthplace added.
It was too long to reproduce her
writes Edward W. Townsend in tl
L New York World, bat it made a su
f prising exhibit in favor of his conte
tion; and even the. comparative
small part of the list which I copi
- at haph.zard shows that New Yo:
5 City's roll of "prominents" is prc
I of the assertion frequently made th
e those who come to New York frc
a I smaller American towns or forei:
countries achieve distinctions in
a greater proportion than the natii
born against whom they contend.
Start with the actors (first on I
f list), and we find that Joseph Jef
n son was born in Philadelphia; Jan:
A. Herne, Troy; James Henry St
j dart, England; Denman Thomps<
r Pennsylvania; W. H. Crane. Mas
chasetts; John Drew, Philadelph
Richard Manstield, Heligoland; I
ward N. Sothern, England; Fran
e Wilson, Philadelphia; Nat Gooaw
* Boston; Henry Dixie, Boston; Hei
d Miller, Herbert Kelcey and Will:
Faversham, England; James . Ha
ett, Canada; Chauncey Olcott, B
n falo; Maurice Barrymore, India.
a That is a pretty complete list of
t male star actors of America-and
a New Yorker among them.
is Of the playwrights Charles H. H
s is from New Hampshire; William (
R lette, Connecticut; David Belasco;
s e gi
e Connecticut; Archibald Gunter, Li'
1p Of Presidents of the New York
n Association for many years past, Ev:
3d was born in Boston; Choate, Sali
Ie Carter, Massachusetts; Batler
X. c e.
e list of prominentLaFwyers
id outside of the city was yards long
here tre a few: Benjamin Tracy, El
ff Root, John F. Dillon, Clark Bell :
o Elliot Danforth were born in en
e up-State towns; James M. Varnt
1e Randolph W. Townsend and Willi
e G. Choate came from Massachuse
e A. 3. Dittenhoefer, South Caroli
y Henry E. Howland, New York; R~
. doph Gaggenheimer, Virginia;
s Bourke Cockran, Irelan d; W. B. Hc
e, blower and Noah Davis, New Hat
as shire; William G. Peckhram,. Rh;
lf- Island;. George Curtis Austin, Pe
Here are a few "immigrants"
have taken prominent positions
New York City's financial affa
. P. Morgan, Hartford; D. 0. Mi
Westchester: James Seligman,
varia; Russell Sage, Oneida Coin
James Ri. Keene, England; J.
hMoore. Maine; G. B. Schley, Chapi
ville; E. C. Benedict, Somers. N.
Henry Allen, Lexington; James S
man, President of the National(
es Bank, Texas; P. C. Lounsbi
t President Merchants' Exchange
n tional Bank, and 0. S. Carter, Pr
edent National Bank of Republic, C
necticut; E. E. Poor, President
otional Park Bank, Boston; J. E. E
tomons. President Fourth Natic
P' Bank, Troy; Henry White Canr
ieDelhi, N. Y.; Michael Joseph Adr
isPresident German Exchange Be
1Bavaria; Thomas L. James, Presii
Lincoln National Bank, Utica; Jos
he Cifford Hendrix, President Nati<
he Union Bank, Missouri; Charles
'he Fairenild, President New York
tecurity and Trust Company, Ca
novia; N. T.; . H. Parker. P2
as dent Produce Exchange Trust C
dpany, North Carolina.
to~ In railroading the investig:
e asked his hearers to mention the tl
chief executives most widely knc
,and naturally Depew. Callaway
s Casstt were named. They v
born respectively in Peekskill,(
ekeada and P'ittsburg.
kes This was getting monotonous,
isa member in the party made up a
far removed from Wall street and
business affairs-a list of the cie
at This proved to be something in
tr nature of a "knock-out" for those
in had charged the investigator
gh having "loaded" his lst, for as g
an to him to supply birth places it
of suted thus: Bishop Potter, Sche
us- tady; Bishop Littlejohn, Flo2
nd Archbishop Corrigon, Newark; Bis
ey Andrews, New Hartford, N.
s i. Rev. Dr. Huntin,~ton, Los
pie Rev. Dr. Rainsford, Irel
e- Rev. Dr. Morgan, Wales;
ave Dr. Parkhurst, Massac.husetts;
But Dr. Van Dyke, Pennsylv:
ter Rev. Lyman Abbott, Massachus
nt- Another shot was taken, and
of indefatigable investigator was a~
vl would he please tell us somet
id. about sculptors and painters.
sly native-born Newv Yar
shunned trade and weont into
iilHere is a sheet of the list in that
eo | spet: Augustus St. Gaudens, Ire]
i Water. Skila Scotand; -3. Q
Ward, Ohio; Will H. Low, Al. -DY;
-ohn Rogers, Massachusett" William
M. Chase, New Hampshire; Eastman
Johnson, Maine; James Carroll Beck
'with, Missouri; Pilmer Cox, Canada;
Ed ward Simmons, Massachusetts.
Thus the story went on. Nearly,
every big hotel in New York City is
run by an "outlander" to Manhattau
Islatld; our great architects hail
from Maryland, Brazil, PenUnsylvali,
Vermont and Connecticut; the Presi
dent of the American Society of Civil
Engineers comes from France; the
builder of the big bridge, the engineer
of the new Croton water-works, the
chief engineer of the New York Cen
tral and Hudson River Railroad, the
men who are electrifying all our street
f! railways-none of these were born on
the "little old island of Manhattan"
or within the limits cf Greater New
FRESH TRADE DEVELOPMENT3,
A Kansas City dispatch to the Sioux
d City Journal says that at least 12,000,
Y 000 cattle are grazing on the ranges in
- the Southwest, and Lhat recent rains
d have much improved the pasturage.
it A recent visitor to the Kimberley
- mines, in Southi Africa, says that he
saw many American locomotives there,
e, and also trucks on which loads of rock
amounting to about a ton each were
r bauled. The latter were not of Ameri
- can manufacture, but the correspon
Y dent thinks that they should have
of I An enormous quantity of copper is
t obtained from its ore by the electroly
I tic process in this country, but as yet
.,a the use of that means of producing
: zinc is almost unheard of in America.
. Patents were taken out at Washing
ton a few days ago, however, for the
s I electrolytic manufacture of the latter
es In South Pakota a law was paised
- two years ago requiring pedlers tc
'3 take out licenses in the county i
. which they did business, and to pay i
La: fee of from S. ) to $100. In the in
- rest of local dealers who pay taxes
.1I and from whom one can get redress i
I any fraud has been perpetrated, th<
1 pence officers of the State are non
an being urged to enforce the law vigo:
About two thousand new coke oven
'he are being erected in the Conrellsvill
ot (Penn.) regions. The ovens alread,
in operation there are adequate to th
.yt: needs of existing iron furnaces, but
il- number of new furnaces are going up
iud and when they are c:>mpleted the de
than now. The new uvens will rais
er- the total in and near Connellsvillc 4
The United States Consal at Santo
Brazil, Mr. Hill, says that "in orde
to build up commerce witif Sout
Aierica be people of t L,_
rn ig same mean
ut as the Enropeans-steamships unde
1Uu our own flag, banks under our ow:
d contro!, and business bousa3s unde:
ail I distinctively American management
O', Once we are pliced on terms. o
n equality our merchants can be left t,
t their own initiative."
n1The possibility th at India may be
come a producer of steel w :~s discusse<
-before the Iron and Steel Institute (
-Great Britain a few days ago by Majio
.H.Mahon. He outlined a schem
dfor establishing a plant on th
Hooghly, near Calcutta, and furnisi>
ing it with iron ore from the vicunit;
.of Madras. Limestone would b
r:brought from T :rmah by water at
s:low cost. Pleznty of coal is to be ha,
in the province of Bengal. Ma'c
Mahon has confidlence that the enter
prise would pay hand~soniely.
Took the 10.rser Ao:oa.
i-IThere are partic-ilar paop'e an
ty people who are particular, but it
rv, doubtful if there are any more pal
.- ticular people than a fond mna and p
esi- of a pair of little boys who live o
on North Broad street. These dotin
Na- parents are so particular that the
im- will allow only one barber tc keep th
nal hair of thei young sons in trim, an
n, Iwhen it came time for the family
mdepart for Atlantic City the firstc
tthis month there was no hesitationi
Lnt engaging the tonsorial artist to g
ph along. His board was to be paid
alwell as the amount of wages l1
S. I usually earns each week. While h~
Se- is at command, however, papa permii
ize-! the man of the razor and shears
s-I shave him every day, while mnammi
n- has her head washed every other da
so that. tiie barber is not given te
tor much opportunity to grow lazy. Sti
-ee he looks upon himself as a man
rw leisure, and refuses to associate wii
ad the ordinary run of face latherers.
eie Philadelphia Record.
A Model ITouse.
nd A group of French architects at
lit artists propose to erect a specimn
all model dwelling-a "type de mais<
.I moderne"-at. the Paris Expositit
the next year. They will attempt to a
ho swer the question, "What is a P
tth fet House?" At the Newcastle E
iven hibition of 1887 there was a simi!
e- exhibit of a model dwelling hous
nec- built, eq~ipped and furnished in -a
ida; eordance with the best notions at to
top time. Great changes have taki
Y. plaesince then, and the Paris mod
e; Idweling will no doubt be quite np-I
e v. I Consoing: ConsciousneS.
iaa; Bravely went she to work and ma
'ts. bi seuit. precisely like those her hr
the band's mother used to make.
iedd But her husband was a brute, al
in merely thanked her, and did not f:
'os- ded of heart failure.
erss So she camne into no life insuran
ets. I at this time.
r- I But- the consciousness of havi:
and; Idone a. generous deed was WOr
A. -omethn...Jetot TournaL.
jfJi.D1Idit IL kiJJJ- .'"' Nj1 "__
STORIES TOLD BY THE FUNNY ME4
OF THE PRESS.
Time-A Stragaling Performnancs -
propriate-The Revised VersionT
Test-Modest Self Estimate...A Gloomy
Outlook."Oh, Yes, Thank Yer," ELtc.
Oh, when a man is waiting
For a girl to don her hat,
An hour Is fully three hours long
Indeed, 'tis all of that.
But when a man is writing.
In baste to catch the mail.
An hour will pass away.befdro
A sheep could shake Iris tail.
A Sir.gannc Performance.
"What is artistic irregularitv?"
"It's the way most people nay thcir
Assistant-"HOw would you desit
nate a paper devoted to pahnistry?"
kEditor-"Call it a hand organ."
The Revised Version.
"Well, rain falls on the jnet and tLE .
"Not much; thle unjust steal um*
"Dat girl o' your'ln suttenly has a
Mos' lovelv mouth."
"Dat's vhat I thought till I tried to
fill it.".-Cleveland Piain Dealer.
"To be a true gentleman, a fello-r
must be born Eo."
"That's a fact. I liked the very.
first olive I ever tastei."--IdiaJ -
A Gloomy batloo.
"Her fiancea is English. He owns a
number of old castles and such."
.Dear me, how can she marry a
man whose fortune is in raius
"Oh, Ter, Thank Ton."
"Did young Sehultz make . an>
"Oh, yes; his wife has already wo't
three first prizes in the wvamen sb
cvelc races."Fliege nde Blaetter.
"Why did you leara your last
place?" asked the woman who was en
gaging a servant.
"Why did yoar last girl leave you
was the prompt retoit.-Chicago Post.
True to Lite.
* Inventor-'Tve been trying al my
life to perfect this automaton chess
iend-"Why don't you s I
atomaton tramp?"-New York Jon:
A Country Martyr.
2 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~p Conr-"h2he.il iey
. Cit -Dn' thygv -o n?
Couty-"es, ybu oI'm se to i.
I can stand pain myself, but I can a
I hear to see others saffer."-Harper a
Spiteful Thing-"They8 saiCaren s
11 has the golf shoulder. I'm so sorry,
Sweet Young Thing.-"You needa r
e be. It doesnt affect his other arm.
1 --Chicago Tribune..
a"He proposed to you unexpecedy,
o did he?"
ee young thing. "Well, I should say so.
s It was so unexpected that I neglected
s ~o say, 'This is so sudden.' "
'Very Likely. .
,"Maude is going to wed a c.3 cycl
Il "How can she?'
f "Oh! she says she feels quite sure
h ~that he will have an eye single to her
. happiness."Philadelphi Blltin.
The Haudy File.
-The prisoners filed their way into
.the prison from the workshops as
usual last night, sir."
e: "Well, what of it."
"I have discovered this morning,
m sir, that seven of them filed their way
out. "-Cleveland Plain IDealer.
1- Safe Enough.
ar "They say young Folley' has been
e, wandering in his mind lately," said
e- one man to another.
at "Well," was the heartless reply,
m "fm what I have seenand heard of
el him he's safe enough; he.-can't wan. -. -
o- de'r very far."-Yoeath's Compaulon.
Mlay nL Never come to h.
"There is the horreless 'carr age,'
de se sesaid thoughtfully.
"Yes," he admitted,
"And wireless telegraphy?"
il "And chainless bicycles?"
ce "I wonder," she said with a sigh,
"if it ever will come to armless cour
tth Then he hastened to rescue 1er --