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Oil, llic Kacewtv Manl Ho works for TM All' llO'l lllO OOlkH iiibii nvrt you saw III! comes to our liouso every day. An' wnlrre 1 1 lmrm t ami teds cn I'M An' Ii" i iiciik the slual-an' we all 1st I"" . Wlien la tlrlrrs out our lltllo okl woliulo-ly Oillll . . An' lien, rf our hired irtrl sny lio run, H nillkn tho cow fcr 'I.is.Uilli Ann. Ain't he n' n'vful ItHvRcly Miinr l!:ijifi-.ly! Unguilty I Utitrgutly Muni, W'v, the Hacin'dr Man lie's 1st nogo1 Hofiillis tho klmllln' an' clioiu tho wooa; 1 An' ncn ho spades our garuVu, too. A n' di es most tlilwrs 'at boys can't do. Ho cliiuiueil clear tip In our big- troo An' tin ok a' apple down for mol Au 'nollicr'n', too, ter'Hsauutli Annl An' 'nol licr 'u' too, fortheKiuntcdr Man I Ain't ho a' s I'ui kind HaTdy Man? ltwscdyl Masirodyl UmrgodyMaul An' Mm Baascdy Man lie knows most thymol An tolls nn of I lie (rood, sometimes Knows 'about Glunts, an' Grlffinis, 'an Elves, Au' tlm !?ouldglcuui-&iuec 'at swallent uiolr. peivesi An" wlto hy the puma In onr pasture-lot. Ho snowed mo the liolo 't tho V links Is irot 'At lives 'way deep In ths immiid, au' can Turn Into mo er Xlzalmth Ami I Ain't ho a funny old Kairttody Mauf Katuredyl Kedyl Kaauwly Maul Tho Huwrofly Man one tlmo, when lie Was umtiiu' a llttlo bow-'n'-arry for mo, Pas, "When you're Hit like your la is. Air vou iro' to kean a tine storo like his. An' lo a rloli uiei chum, au' wear tlnoclothcsf l-.r what air yon ro to bo, iroodncss knows! An' nen ho laiiirhi'd at 'Llzubuth Ann, . An' says ',m to' to bo a Knirfredy Man J in 1st (ro' to lie a nice Kamiedy Man I Itaia-dvl loozuodv! Kjijrevdy Maul Jiiims t lillcomb Hllv, iu Tho C utuvy. THAT FAMOUS COPSE STORY. As Told by "Chad," In F. Ilopklnson Smith's Story lu Century Magallne. "Wast scrnpo I obor got iuto tyid ' olo Marsa John was ober Honnr. She was a harrieaiie in dom days. Slio couio into tic kitchen once, where I was hclpin' git do dinner ready an' dn cook had gone to do spring house, au' she says: Chad, what ye eookin' dat smells SO nicer" 'Dat's a goose,' I says, 'cookiu' for Marsa John's dinner. We got quality,' says I, point in' to tie diniu'-rooin do.' ""Quality!' slio says. 'Spec' I know what do quality is. lat's for you an' de cook.' "Wid tint she grabs a carviu' knife from de table, opens do do' ob the big cvf-en, cuts off a' leg ob do goose, air dis' pears rouud do kitchen corner wid de leg in her motif. 'iV I knowed wliar I was Marsa John come to do kitchen do' an1 says. Gitliu' lalp, Chad; bring in de dinner.' You sec Major, dey niu'i no tip an' down stairs in do big house, like it is here; kitchen an' dinin'-rooiu all on de same Ho". Well, sah, I was scared to def, but tuk dat goose an' laid him wid do cut side down ou de bottom of de pan 'fo de cook got back, put some dressin' an' siutl'm ober him, au' shut de stove do. Ucu I tuk de sweet potatoes an' de hominy an' put 'cm on tie table, an' den I went back iu do kitchen to get de baked ham. I put ou de ham an' some mo' dishes an' marsa saysy look iu' up: '"I I'ouglit time was a roast goose, . Chad?' "I ain't yerd nothin' 'bout no goose,' I says. 'I'll ask do cook.' Next miuutu I jerd olo marsa a uollcrio': "Mammy Jane, aiu't we got goose?" "Lord-n-niassv! yes, marsa. Chad, yon wu'tl'h-ss nigger, ain't you tuk dat goose out yit?' "Is we got a goose?' said I. "Is we rot a goose? DITIn't you help pick it?' I see wliar my hair was short, an' I snatched up a hot dish from de hearth, opened do oven do', an' slide de goose . iu just w he was, an' lay him down befo' Marsa John. "'Sow see what de ladies '11 have for dinner-,' says ole marsa, pit-kin' up his carvin' knife. ''What '11 you take for dinner, miss?' says I. 'JJaked ham?' ' Aft she says, lookm' tip 10 wliar Marsa John sat: 'I think I'll take a leg ob dat sroose' ies so. "Well, ui;irs:t cut off do leg an' put a lituc sluiliu au gravy ou wid a spoon, au' says to inc. 'Cliad, see what dat eemman :ll have.' "What'll you take for vour dinner, sab? says I. 'Sice breast o' goose, or slice o n a in r No; I think I'll take a leg ob dat goose.' "I didn't sav nnOin', but I knowed bery well be wa n t a-gwine to git it. "But, Major, vou otirlit,ir seen ole marsa lookin' for do udder leg ob dat goose! Ho rolled him oberon de dish, dis way an' dat "way. an'tleu he jabbed dat ole bone-handled carvin' fork in him an' hcl' him up ober do dish an' jookeu under Dim an' on top ob him, an' den be says, kinder sad like: '"Chad, whar is de udder leg ob dat goose?' '"It didn't hab none,' says I. "'You mean to say, Chad, dat de gooses on mv plantation on'r got one Teg?' '"Some ob 'em has an' some ob 'cm ain't You see, mar?a, we got two kinds in de pond, an' wo was a little hurried to-day, so Mummy Janecooked dig one 'cause I cotched it fust' "'Well,' said be. lookin' like he look when lie send for you in de littlo room, 'I'll settle wid ye after dinner.' . "Well, dar I was shiverin' an' shak iu' In my shoes, an' droppin' gravy an' spilliu' de wine on the table-cloth, I was dat shuck up; an' when tie dinner was ober lie calls all tie ladies an' gem men, an' says, 'Now come down to de duck pond. I'm gtvine to show tlis nigger dat all de gooses on my planta tion got mo' den oue leg.' "Hollowed 'long, trapesin' after de whole kit an' b'ilin', an' when wo got, to de pond" here Clmil nearly went into a convulsion with suppressed laughter "dar was do gooses sittiu' on a log in do middlo of dat olo green goose-pond wid one leg stuck down so an1 de udder tucked under do tving." Chad was now ou ono leg, balancing himself on my chair, the tears running down his cheeks. '"Dar, marsa,' says I, 'don't ye see? Look nt dat old gray goose! Dat's do berry match ob de one we had to-day.' "Den de ladies all hollered an' .In gommen laughed so loud dey yell 'cut at de big house. "Stop, you black scoundrel!' Marsa John says, his face gettin' white an' he a-jerkiu' his haudkorcbicf from his pocket. 'Shoo!' "Major, I hope to have mv brains kicked out by a laino grasshopper if ebery one ob 'cm gooses didn't put down de udder leg! '"Now, you lyin' nigger,' ho savs, raisin' his cane ober my head, -I'll how you ' "Slop. Marsa JolinT I hollered; ' aiu't fair, 't ain't fair.' "Why ain't it fair?' says he. ; "'Cause.' says I, -yon didn't say Shoo! to do goose what was on de table."' Parisian Anglomaniacs send linen to London to be washed. their SHAMED BY A PARROT. A. itrlllant Ids or a Wllkesbarre, De tt to Increase liualnese. At the Albany doutal - rooms In Wilcsuarro. Ta.they have a parrot which greatly assists lu tho work of extracting t'ueth. Tho pnrrot's name is "Ca;sar." He is a line specimen of his species his intelligence being some thing marvolous. Dr. Wollor, who has charge of the rooms, says ho would not part with the bird for auy money. And no wondor; tho parrot brings grist to his mill. The bird does its work this ways A niau comes to hare his tooth pull ed. He gets iuto tho chair and then his courage fails him. Ho tolls tho dentist that the pain has gouo away ami that ho will postpono the opera tion until the next day. In nino cases out of ton the dentist is unable to per suade tho pationt that It will bo to bis bodily comfort to have the molar ex tracted. Then, when the mau gets up out of his chair, tljo parrot, who has beeu watching him all the time, takes him in charge. "Oh, coward," yells the parrot, "you havou't the nerve of a chicken." Tho man looks around in consterna tion. The parrot is partly hidden iu a big cago behind the screen. The man with Tho toothache turns nrouud to tho k night of the forceps and Inquires: "What remarks were those you just wade?" "I said nothing," replied tho doutist; "it was tho parrot who was speaking." Tho geutlemau is then introduced to the parrot. A pleasant conversation ensues. "Nice morning." says the .parrot; "tooth pulled? No! You better; you catch cold when you go out; bettor have it out and be ilouo with it; lots Qf peoplo had teeth pullod this morning." Tho man with the toothache is so dunifounded over tho parrot's talk that he hardly knows what way to turu for the timo being. Then "the parrot urges him on agaiu, saying: "Go ou, it will only tako a minuto; the doctor is waiting" for you." This is too much for tho niau. He goes back to the chair and has the tooth removed. Then tho uarrot jumps all arouud his cage and siys: "Oh, ain't I happy; I feol so happy with my big tootii out." "That parrot," says the dentist, "can talk anybody into getting a tooth pull ed. We had a farmer in the other 'lay. Ho wanted all his teeth taken out and a new set made. Wu wanted him to take gas. The old mau said: '"Well now, by gosh! I don't know about that. I often heard of peoplo blowing out gas anil then dying; I don't think I will risk it.' '"Good boy,' shouted the parrot; sensible man, don't you tako gas; just sit down thero and pulling your teeth will be just as easy as husking corn.' "When the fanner looked around and saw the parrot he said: "Well, I declare; why, that bird talked like a man. I guess I'il take his advice and let yon crack away at my chewers.' "Thero was no trouble in pulling the old man's lirst two teeth, but when the third one camo be jumped two feet in tho chair. "That was a ncrvo clincher, ' said the parrot. "It won't happen agaiu; just keep nice and quiet now and soou your teeth will be out.' Tiiis soothing advice had a cahnin? effect on tho farmer, and ho sank back into the chair, perfectly satislied with what bad takeu place aad what was to come. When the job was through the parrot :aid: Well done; there isu't one man in a thousaud who could tro through such an ordeal; you must have a wonderful constitution?' Tbo farmer smiled and said 'be guessed he had.'" A Land of Queer Customs- All tilings are reversed in Holland. Tho main entrance to the lhiest pub lic building in the country, Tho Pal ace, or late towu hall, of Amsterdam, is its back door. Bashful maidens hire beaux to escort them to the Ker mis, or fair, on festival-days. Timid citizens are scared in the dead of the night by their own walchmeu, who at every quarter of the hour make such a noise with their wooden clappers, one would suppose the town to be on lire. Yon will see sleds used in summer there. They go bumping over the bare cobblestones, while the driver holds a dripping oil-rag in advance of the runners to lessen the friction. You will see streets of water; and tho coun try roads paved as nicely as Broadway. You will see vessels hitched, like horses, to their owners' door-posts; and wholo rows of square-peaked bouses leaning over the street, as if they were getting ready to tumble. Instead of solemn striking clocks, you will hear church chimes playing snatches of oiwratic airs every quarter of an hour, bv tvav of marking the time. You will see looking-glasses hanging outside of the dwellings; and pincushions displayed on the street- doors. The lirst are called spionnen (or spionmtjen). aud are so arranged outside of the windows, that persons sitting inside can, without being seen, eniov a reflection of all that is going on in the street They can learn, too, what visitor may be coming, and watch him rubbing his soles to a polish be fore entering. I lie pincushion means that a new baby has appeared" in the household. If white or blue, the new comer is a girl; if red, it is a little Dutchman, homo of these signals are very showy affairs; some are not cosh- ions at all, but merely shingles trim med with ribbon or lace; and, anions: the poorest class, it is not uncommon to see merely a white or red string tied to the door-latch fit token of tho meaner lifo the poor little stranger is destined to lead. Sometimes, instead of cither pin cushion or shingle, you will see a largo placard hung outside of the front door. Then you may know that somebody iu the house is ill, and bis or her present eondition is described on Lhe placard for the benefit of inquiring friends; and sometimes, when such a placard has been taken down, you may meet a grim-looking man on the street dressed in black tights, a short cloak, and a high bat from which a long, black streamer is flying. This is the Aant- jtreker, going from bouse to house to tell certain persons that their menu is dead. He attends to funerals, and bears invitations to all friends whose presence may be desired. A strange weird-looking lignre lie is; and he wears a peculiar, professional cast of countenance that is anything but com forting. Mary Mapes Dodge, in tit. New Un r Kloctrlcity. By a new device piece of metal may be shaped w ith great rapidity by being forced tinder dies while rendered soft or plastic by au electric current HAZING THE HAZERS. A riuonter anit Anotlier.Kow m Senator, Who M'rr Equal to EmerrenelM, "Talking of lianlng," said tho uni versity club man tho other evening in tho Injuring of a Kansas City Star re porter. "I'm hero with some emphasis a tul accent to say it Is not always a success. I was with a party of students once who. having set thoir academic hearts on busing a rough and uncouth specimen from Vermont, repaired to his room about 11 o'clock ouo night to perform these riles. There were seven of thu iuvudcrs, including myself, nud we sileutly collected in the corridor outside the Freshman's door. In order to be impressive in our entrance, nt a given signal wo hurled ourselves against the portal and burst it in. I recall ft feu ling of pride as the tloor weut in ut the success of this lirst stop, but nothing distinctly afterwards. "Iu tho. dim, religious light that sifted through the curtains from the swinging moon, wo beheld a long, sparse aud meagro being who flow out of bed and fell upon us. Ho was silent its a bull-dog, but quick and ferocious as a cat. Tin-ver saw such a creaturo. The whole affair did not last ten mlu utes, and its clffso found myself and the other hnzors battered and bruised and out in the hall. "-I thought only ono man inhnbitod that room? said a sorrowful Sophomore as ho felt of his various features in au effort to measure the disaster so far as he, personally, was affected. 'There are at least ten, for I counted them, to say nothing of the large African gorilla which threw me out, aud which I take it they maintain its a pot.' "There was nootioiu there, however, except that oue Vermorter, and ho did not even attempt to close tho door after us, such was his contempt for our prowess. "We did not go back iuto his room. Wo could have gone, of courso, but we saw that it would consume- a great deal of time ami the hour was late. "Say. you Vormont man!' I said as we woro about to leave, 'I trust you are not mean enough to report this to ths Faculty? "Not nt all,' ho said. -I like it. Como again any time you please.' "Another time." coutiuuedlhe racon teur, "a party of us had been out on that sacred night, Halloween, toaring off gales and sigus and othei'ivtso dis poning ourselves after the fashion of collego youth the world, nronnd. Wo had brought about a coril of broken store signs up to Jim Martin's room aud were merrily burning them in his big fireplace. The ceremonies woro at their height when two or three profes sors, excited to the movement by in diguant townspeople, whose signs being ravished had followed its to the college gates.rapped loudly at the door for ad mission. Something had to be douo.as it would never do lo let in the profes sors and those broken evidences of our guilt nrond. A man by tho name of Jack Nesbit, now a State Senator in Nubraska, was equal to the piuch. however. It was a rule of tho college that no professor should bo deuied entrance to a room, no matter the hour, unless tho occupant was engaged in prayor. In event of the present progress of this re ligious exercise, l ho professor was mado to wait until tho 'amen,' aud could in nowise complain. "At the lirst rap Nesbit broke into prayer. In a loud, souorous tone he sought mercy for himself and his com panions. Continuing, he beleaguered the throne of grace iu behalf of the collegc.as well as the professors, singly and iu a body. Next tbe students all came in for notice, by name and in bulk, its well as every attache of the place to the small poison who cleaned kuives nud forks in the kitchen. No one was slighted or overlooked. Then Nesbit went for the Government and prayed for the nation ut large; then the President and his pressing needs were named, and Divinity was pleaded with for their fullilment; then all the departments and various officers of state and when they were exhansted. all the States, beginning with Maine and cnUinjr with California, were in terceded for. After this Jack went to Europe, aud beginning with England, related the necessities of each govern ment and sought their satisfaction. From thero he went to Asia, to Africa, then to South America nnd so on, nutil ho was drifting among the islands which dot the Southern seas. Mean while the rest of ns turned stokers and crowded the signs into the fireplace. where they roared and leaped almost to the limits of a general couiingraiion. Just as Jack was landing at Auckland the last splinter went up in smoke and tho disgusted professors woro let in. The prayer must have been almost an hour long and as tho teachers tiled in Nesbit closed with some quotation from St. Mark which refers to- those who, seeking a sign, shall find it not' Oltl Fashioned Harvesting. Harvesting, with the rude imple ments, was a scene. Imagine throe or four hundred wild Indians in a grain lielil armed, some with sickles, some with butcher-knives, some with nieces of hoop iron roughly fashioned into shapes like sickles, but many having only their hands with which to gather by" small hnndfuls the dry brittle grain,and as their hands wouldsoon be come sore, titer resorted to dry willow sticks, which were split to afford a sharp edge with which to sever the straw. But the wildest part was the threshing. The harvest of weeks, sometimes of a month, was piled up in the straw in tho form of a huge mound in the mid dle of a high, strong, round corral; then three or four hundred wild hores were turned in to thresh it. tho In dians whooping to make them run faster. Suddenly they would dash in before the band at full speed, when the motion became reversed, with the ef fect of plowing up the trampled straw to tho very Bottom. Iu an hour tho grain would be thoroughly thrashed and the dry straw broken almost into chaff. In this manner I have seen two thousand bushels of wheat threshed in a single honr. Next came the win nowing, which would oftcu take an other month. It could only be done when the wind was blowing by throw ing high into the air shovelfuls of grain, straw, ami chaff, the lighter material being wafted to one side, whilo the grain, comparatively clean, would descend and form a "heap by itself. In this manner all tho grain in California was cleaned. At that day no such tbiug ns a fanning mill had ever been brought to this coast Qen. Uidwell, in The Century. Didn't Collect Ilia Note. A Sumner (ICan.) county man went lulo the country to collect a rote which ho held on a farm. Thu farmer wits not at home, but his ' wife was, nud she hopped onto the holder of thu note and took ii fr.-ini him, and gave him a good drubbing into the bargain. WIT AND HUMOK. Even tho sago likos his owu uou seuse. itoHtM AVim. . Tim man who never talk about Ills neighbors Is usually a splendid listener. Elmira (iiwrtc, Atteudnnt(iii railroad waiting-room) "Say, mlstor, uo going to sleep how. This ain't uo oliurcli." It takos two to gossip. Tho mau who listens cau throw no blame ou the man who tells. Atehimn Olobu. Tho person who can the toast spuw It is often most willing to glvo othutsa pioco of his mlud. Horn Sentinel. The spectators mny regard ft ball player as bad, but oftentimes ho Isn't halt ns bad ns he Holds UiuglHimton Lender. It may be "Lo, tHo poor Indian" in poetry, but Indians conio high to the Uuito'd States Government. Washing ton 1'ost. The trouble In lending our pars Is that the borrowers tako such liberties with them before returning ihom. Atchison Ulobe. Sanso "I mako it a point to lourn something from ovoryboily I moot" Hodd "Ah! You must bo a recluse." X X. IkraM. A man no sooner gets old enough to know how to talk well than ho also learns the value of not talking nt all. Atchison Ulobe. Hu (at 11:65 p. m.) "I declare, tho lamp is going out!" Slio "Yes. The lamp seems to have some idea of time." Harper's Jlazar. Smiley "Now. roinemlicr, I don't want a large picture." Photographer ' All right, sir. Then please closs your mouth." lioston Traveler. Scribbler "I have just lots of fun writing my jokes." Friend "Then that explains it I wondered where the fun came in." Detroit Free li-ess. "Drop mo a lino." yelled the drown ing man. "What's the nso?'' said the humorist ou tho dock. "There's no postoflicu where you are going. "Life. A New York paper says that "Mrs. Shaw, the whistler, is still iu Europe." Wu know some whistlers that we wish wore still iu America Yonkcr States man. Thero are lots of people In this world wlto wear silks and velvets on top, with a carefully covered garment of sack cloth aud ashes underneath. Atchison Olobe. An agnostic is a man who does not know anything, and glories in the fact Tho atheist is a smart man who rejoices in making a fool of himself. UjsIoh Traveller. Tho discontented Indians may go on the theory suggested by the ballet, that if it is customary for dancers to kick it is only natural for the kickers to dance. H'ashimjton I'oal. There are two thlugs needed in these days: First for rich men to find out how poor men live, aud, second, for poor men to kuow how rich mon work. Edward Alkituon. Fred "Tliy say Baker has a groat deal more get-up about him than he used to have." Harry "Yes, ho has to. They have twins at homo." UJroil free Ifess. Husband "Tho marks ou my col lars are gcttiug so faint I can't read them." Wife "Then I wish you would get another bottle of that indelible ink." X. '. Sun. "I would give nnythiug if I but had a musical ear." "why don't you take quinine?" "Quiuino?" "Certainly; that will make your ears sing." Indianapolis Journal. "Suolley writos a good deat better thau he talks." "O, immensely." "Then you havo read some of his writ ings?'' "No, but I havo hoard him talk." Boston Transcript. "So the old gentleman kicked you down tho stoop when you called to sen his daughter. Did he break any thingr" ' los ne oroku onr engage meut." Philadelphia Times. She "They have discovered some wood in Egypt which is said to be 4, XX) years old. I wouder what kind it is?" Ho (imperturably) "Chestnut, of courso." fanhin'jto Slur. Mrs. Hunting "Who was the violin ist who played nt your reception, Mrs. Larkiu?" Mrs. Larkiu "It wasn't a violinist at nil. It was a virtuoso. Why, I had to pay him :,Q."-X Y. Sun. "What a pretty girl Jimson's type writer must be," mused Watts. "I never saw such on outrageous lot of misspelled words in a business letter before iu all my days." luiiunnpolis Journal. Mr. Fuller lo Clarence (4 years old) "Why, Clarence, how much you look like your father." Clarence (re signedly) "Yes, sir. Everybody says mat, but 1 don t think 1 deserve it" X. r. Sun. "But, Carl, how can you drink so much beer?" "I drink it as a reward of virtue, for, ycu see, I drank milk for a wholo year," "You did! And what year was that, pray?" "My lirst, of course." t'tiegendc Matter. She "That was a funny story you told me yesterday about a donkey. Mr. Greggs." He Do you think so?" She "ies, indeed! Alter tins wliou ever I sco a donkey it will remind me of you, Munsey s Weekly. Why is it that it is so much easier foi other people to say mean things about a man thun it is to make a pleasant comment? You yourself, you know, never say anything but pleasant things about anybody. aomervuie iournai. Bingo "If I woro rich for just ono littlo hour!" Kingley "I should like ;o know what good that would do you." Bingo "Well, til sponu just urjotit uiiy-nva minutes in niuiung my property over to my wife. Harper's uatar. Husband "How did you got along whilo I was away, my dear? ' Wife- "Prettv wcll. Every night I cot out soino of your old clothes and strewed them around the floor, tracked mud all over tho stairs, and swore at myself oc casionally, and it seemed really like nome." m. x. aun. . The I'iano, The Invention of the modern form of the piano dates back lo about the year 1700. The spinet, or rectangular shaped instrument was called a virgi nal, it is lrequentiy staieti mat mis was done to compliment J'llzaocth, the English "Virgin Queen," but this can not bo true, us ll Is found men tioned among the instruments of Henry VIII. It is more likely that it was so named because intended as an instrument for young ladies. If your heart is larger than your head yon injure yourself, ami if your In. ml la ifivirnr than vour heart vou In jure your neighbor. Atchison (flolie. Marin Vlrlnl' ntl' Tlicro, ou Mi l.liF7ai.t tlm wln;' '' tmlile luui slitidib rod ami rii.l.'i ' " ''. ,.i Wralili of lli'i v i'iii'liHiu'"t HittV l" ' aihcsaiul lilno.l-ttuHlel 'ltluvto IDs lots mill ''""''''"''''"'.r'Ji ' whom tlio enemy's, liui"lni"t m I,onl, hew they .lewl nit "ir "'"""'' ? in-aelioiiiiisvunliiav-iin'"'"! '',.M.,!h. lluifur their tnilli is. I II hot, mj' battel in roiittlioin umii-llili'ir u hI. . do ami explore, ami report , to ui then. Ml mo how miuiy w slllo'l. Nm-orawliik rliall, I sleoii tl I I know tnir voniUMiiu") was rtuljr ulullml, Flereolr the orderly roilo ilowit llio slonoof Ihfl cmn-flelil-icsrrwl fiirlnrn, Kullmt bv violent wliools, ami analheu liy tno rliot that liail plunnl It In so nil Floiwlv, ami Imrnlnu with wrath for llto slitlit of his oonnmli's crushed nt a tilnw. Finns In liroki'H shapes tin H' m'tmnu rulnod iiioiiioilala or : ,.ui. There worn tlm men wliuin lit ilaytiroas no know, lint itrvcr imnlii ontilil kui'ir, Tlirmv to tl rl'hft hoio roots outturns., and nvl.K'dliniiiolirsof trwa Cttitt'livl Hie hill bo clawing- lions, Drill lliolr proy to solao. "What's vour report "-bii1 tho silnt eolotiol smiled when tho orderly etium baolt ' Blmnlwly tho snlillur pmisndi "Well, llioy wi re punished." And straiuroly I'll faoo looked aulirst. . , "Yes, our llm Uild on tlieitu kuooked over tlftv-lald out Inlliio piirail'. llnivo follows, t'lilonol. to slay as tlioy nidi Hut ono I 'mint wish Imdu't siold. Mortally wound"!, he'd turn off III knnu uioki nnd then, at tliooud. ho prayed Kay to seo, liy his hand that worn elusprtli liml the dull, deild tliiirers yet held This little teller-Ills wir'-fnmi tho knap. sunk. A pity those woods woro shelled I Pllont tho nnlorlv, watohlus' with loan In Ills eve a liln ollleor eoannod Four short i nses or wrltln. "tthals thill, alKiut 'MurUiy Virginia's haml'ir Bwln from his honeymoon, ho tho dead sol dier, liad Bono from ills brlda 10 tho Net'er'thoy met aaalu, but she hail written him, loldns or that new life, Horn lu tho daughter, that bound her 81111 eher to him as his wife, luylint her liahy's hand down on tho totter, arouud It she traced a mil" lino! "if you would khu tlio baby," sh wruto, "you must khs tills outlluo of mine." Thero was tho shape of tho hand ou tlm paffo. with tho small, oliubtiy tliurors outspread. "Murtbr VlrKliiia's hand, for her pa." so tho words on tlio llttlo palm said. NeTiTii wink slept tho colmml that nlflit, lor I ho YviiKcanco so Mindly fultllleil. Merer atialn woko tho old baltle-iilow when ii,,, l,iill,,t tluilr ilcutli.iuil shrlLLul. Lomr siro emled tbo struviilo, lit union of liniiherlinod happily stilled: Yet from thu field of Antlelam, lu warning- and lokon of love's omiiiiiaiid, Boe! thoro Is llfiod tho iiaud of a baby Martny Virginia s nanii. Oeorgo Parsons Lathrop lr Tlio Onlury, MARRYING FOR A TITLE, Haw Coanl F"tr Win tho Aiuerluao tllrl and llsr Mother. There tiro probably ton thousand young American girls ut this moment who are hoping to "marry a tilled man, inch ns young Count l'e'tor. whom one of llioio'inot last year nt linden, who miulu every miuutu or nr mo tieiignt ful. Aud to her mother, who had passed her life lu some very dull towu, where she hud never by any chance found a in nil who cared to amuse her, and no oue of her owu family who had either time or intention of making her life a particle less dull, this pleasant young Count l'eter is n very remark nblo revelation. He has absolutely devoted himself to her, to her shop ping, to her delight iu seeing pictures ami hearing music, ho has gone on. liko the second calender wauling an eye, opening doors for her. To her laughter nnd herself all over Kurop he has beeu their good genius. He lias got ihom tickets which no one else could tlo lo seo palaces, to enter the sacred spots usually closed. For the lirst time iu her life mamma has felt herself on object of supremo interest to somebody. Iter liusbnml was a good man and true, and she loved him, but ho had no pctili soins. Hu did not tell her that she was looking very well; that she was more attractive iu gray velvet thau in brown merino; he never kissed her hand, or pushed out a foot stool, or took her to thu opera, making a littlu dinner before it for her and her party. Although ho would havo tiled for her. ho did not annuo her. So it becomes tho tlilfuronco between rich brocade and brown linen. Her lifo Is to her an entirely new thing, aud with that native love of refinement which belongs to a woman's nature, she is delighted with this rulined luxury which shows her that "heavy feeds nnd niereieiitliiig of money (as they did at home) were a vcrv small part of tlio luxury which life contain. Count I'eleropens for her a now world, Ono must eat tho well-ordered din ner nt the Cam des Ambassatietir with a party of which all the meu are scrupulously dressed; the women cos I limed by Worth; must dine iu tho Hots of it tine bumiuer night, and hour a distracting baud playing Hungarian nirs; mint go next day to the races wltli somebody who can tell the name nud history of every line lady who sits in lhe seals i uxor veil for the wires of the Jockey Club; miiit enjoy the de licious nir of a I'urisinii spring; must inhale the fragrance of heliotrope aud lilac with this pleasant follow ou the back seatol lhe well-appohileil landau, this agreealiln nnd mhII-iihiihiwii'I, niuiiest, almost ijoy. who knows so much about dead kings anil ipiecns, and who is on spunking terms with most live tines to know how. thor oughly mamma was won before the young lady is even asked for. Then Count l'eter receives from lundlords. servants, concilium), even thu great Worth, a kind of attention which seems to these unsophisticated women to be tho guinea stamp. It nflirms nil that they have read nud be lieved of royalty, that it noblu being. Iioru of a different blood, is ranging himself and his rare nccomplishmuiils entirely for their beuellt. i'urhaps he permits it to loak out that an arch duchess is wailing for him. lio may say to mamma in great coulideiiee that thcru is nothing so sad us the way marriages are managed ubrond, nnd the sous nud daughters of it lofty house married for their lilies nud nut for themselves. How miscrablo are suoli marriages (hero ho looks nt llm pretty daughter) compared with one where the heart nloue (s consulted! And so ou. lio ivius them both; hu offers hand, heart, ami tide; he is accepted; ami then, when it is too late, comes the news that Count I'd or is an im postor, that oven bis title Is a doubtful one, a ml that ho only wants money. The intimate acquaintance of si months iiei'luiti,. thu kind Interest, the real gialiluilu for real services, eaiiuot bo effaced by even such a revelation, and In nine cases out of tun the mar riage takes place. And then the disappointment. Tho glamour disappears, lhe mysterious floors no longer open, tho guide, the explainer of dynasties, lhe man of picture-galleries, Dm dlnner-glver, s no mare, Hu may, when he chooses, still bo the wull-bred man, but hu for gets bis niaiimirs vary snon, nnd thun, after a few years of neglect nud cruel ty, the deluded wife nud tho more de luded mother come homo coveral thou sand dollars nut of pocket, and wnndur that they could have been so foolish. Or limy coiHiinio to live iu Paris or some other foreign city, Count i'elor saylHg to all his friends: "She wanted tillo, nnd I wanted money. Sho has got the title, but ther have not oaid mo tho moncv;" nud leu to ouo lhe syriipnthy Is with Aim.- EVERDING FltONT Sl'UKKT, - DKAI.Kltrt IN - Wheat, Oats and Mill Feed of ail Kinds. HAY, SHINGLES. LIME, LAND PLASTi-a. Which wo Soil Clionp EVERDING CI-ATS.KA.2STIJS LINJt. V . Va ..ft as ii 11 STEAMER G. W. SHAVER, J. W. SI1AVKK, MftMor. I.e..ve Porihin.l tr. in Ai.l.r-d. .lock Monday. Wednesday .sud rrfb y . for ;li'f i.i e t... el ln at riiuvle. Lined. W. Helms, t olnml.l.i t'llr. kalaina, No r I . Ilaloirr, lV,i.,r Li'ii'lli'iL Ml '". Hmdbiirv. Hielln, Oak l..t.l, uiut nil M.ti tme,l,,ir IteluriiiiiK Tuesday, '! Iittr-duy and Miitiirdiiy. STEAMER MANZANILLO, C.KOIiGK SIFAVKK, MiwUt. Leaves 1'. rtlan.l Tw-hiv "d 1 hurs.lav. (or ILATSK AN I Kstnl I 1 - lu'iuiiiliiK mt I"V. tin hundnv lr iK MtiK A W A, t'. I II LA M KT and fcMTolir, and liilerineiliiile p'olnls. retiirnliiB ne M dnv. -Now is the Time to Secure a Lot In GEORGETOWN! Tliic PoMinililo PrtiK(rty Ailjoiim Milton Station, on the North-t-rn I'ltctlic Itnilroiul, ONE HOUR'S RIDE FROM PORTLAND. And in Only Miles trout St. IIvUhih, the County Sent, on tho Columbia River. Milton Creek, tt Jlenntiful -Mountain Bt renin, ruiiH within 200 yard of thin Property, I'ur n'tnliing un JnexhuiiHtible Ktijijily ol Water for all PlirpOrM'H. LOTS, 50 Ranging iu Price, from $ j0 jyl"-tf. JOS. KELLOGG & Joseph Kellogg FOR COWLITZ RIVER, VniiTI I W irC'r KKL0 Monday. Wr.)ne.H.y nnd K'1'h.v. at lMl. 1 II VI JV" I AuVhek A. M Lcnyes I'Olt I I.ANH Tuesday. iiur-uiiy nii'i rniiininy in u h i-m-k ,. If WK PI I K I Of ITS l-eavfs II AIM Kit at ,1 A M. .Lilly, I O I J I 11 l I J I J I A J 1 1 (MlliiliiVmtentetl nrrlvlm, nt I'orllilllil nl 1 : :( A. M. KeliiiiiiiiK, h ltyliiK I'OUTL tl i ll II Ml. .il a P. L. rOSSON & EDIT. V a carry a lull ana-Wot lha Vriy SEEDS,TREE3,BULBS, FERTILIZERS. KKKI'KHH' Wfl'MIM. tiive ll a trial order. F. L. TOSSOIT & S01T. 203 svccKVioim ro iiiLua iiitiix. lOif T BUY YOUR DRUGS But at ANY .HERE freshest, purest; AND BEST Yonil! find the Fhc Clatslanie Drug Store Dr. J. TRY ''ft A FF and set and i r- wt tin a . "" onr nw lllustratad Catalogue lr 1BIH. THE LEFFEL WATER WHEEL & ENGINE CO, S?ATm & FARRELL, n. ...... . .... t . - iti.ai, 1hTO, groceries, lor Cah. (live tin u Cull. & FARRELL. X100 FEET, to $100, can ! Heetiretl from D. J. SWITZER. 'St, Helen, Oregon. CO S STEAMERS and Northwest ANIi nt '.'r.-m I'. M., nrrlvluK nl lis tiler n ETC.. Pi.lC 2nd Ctroot. Portland. Orfl.nn. catalwh k yur.r. a Millar DRUG STORE of everything at E. HALL Proprietor. r MORE POWER use LESS WATER BT5a Va R9 131 u a it vr w WHEEL