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Dakota County Herald DAKOTA CITY, NIB. John H. Riam, Publish! ( Now Htovnlne shows symptoms of developing a Peary-Cook controversy. A Boston paper stales that food Is abundant. That, however, makes no difference In the pi-Ire. A lioard of health In Tennessee has frrbldden kissing. Well, who want? to kins a board of health? When shoes advance materially In price It Is good form to make them last longer by judicious cobbling. Pattl earned $4,000,000 with, her voice. This appears to be a magnlfl rent vindication of the farewell tour. If Christopher Columbus could dis cover America again now, lie would be almost as much astonished as he was before. contractors hnVe completed the work on which, they are engaged there will be a thousand miles of railroad In th Islands. A water and sewer system baa been built for Manila, and thai Ity Is now the only one In the Orient which has modern sanitary Improve ments generally Installed throughout its limits. Free schools are maintain ed, In which half a million children receive instruction In the English Inn guage and In other subjects. It l? said that more native Filipinos now speak English than Spanish, Although Spanish was the official language ror two hundred and fifty years. The new Payne-Aldrlch tariff law permits the free entry Into the United States of large quantities of sugar, cigars and manufactured tobacco, and on rice only requires the payment of duty on the full amount of Imports. The law was intended to Improve -the business ol the Islands, and will probably be suc cessful in Its purpose. The government is evidently attempting In good faith to do Its duty toward the dependent races that have como under Its care in the Orient Little Evelyn recently went up to the asylum and quarreled with Harry, after which she gracefully returned to the obscurity that becomes her so welL An Atlanta young man has been fined j.75 for stealing a kiss. The Jury no doubt had reason to believe that the kiss which was stolen had keen marked down from $5. Congress is again In session, but the people of this country have no imme diate cauxe for fear. It is generally Understood that Congress will not do aiuch during the present session. A New York heiress has publicly de pled that ehe Is to be married to King (lanuel of Portugal. The King will ioubtless be glad to be thus relieved f the necessity of doing any denying. Figures compiled at West Point how that it takes 110,000 to make a lecond lieutenant. But how could we have inaugural processions without the future second lieutenants from West Point? A Poughkeepsle, N. Y., man drown d himself because the lady who kept tils favorite boarding-house went out of business. He probably felt sure that he could never find another place where prunes would not be served very evening. Nearly every catastrophe shows forth Jnevr the capacity for heroism that ex sts in plain, every-day men. After the terrible mine disaster In Cherry, 111., the first six bodies taken out were those of volunteer rescuers, many of Whom were not even employed In the mines. IH2j&Fraas B?,.E fieofiOm nvTVunAim AT SEA. i v v AiA"v' it If there is any. doubt of the pendulum-like movement of educational theory, listen to Doctor Shanklln, the newly Inaugurated president of Wes leyad, as he refers to the advanced elective system as a "scrap-heap edu cational fad." A few years ago would any college president have ventured to put It eo strongly? Voting. Is getting to be more and more generally regarded as a very se rious business. The citizen who neg lects to discharge his entire duty in the matter of attendance upon the primary and the general elections de ceives frequent and Insistent reminder from his friends or from his party or ganization as to what Is expected of him. An election is getting to be loss and less the chief concern of a "gang," and more and more a matter for the conscience and intelligent initiative of the Individual voter. To be lost overboard on a dark night, hundreds of miles south of the Cape of flood Hope, with a Btrong wind blowing, and to live to tell the tale, does not happen to pany sailors. Wil liam Galloway, of the crew of the Brit ish ship Kllbrannan, hud such an ex perience several years ago, und told his story to a reporter of a San Fran cisco newspaper of the time, from which the following uccount is taken: Galloway Is a brown-faced Scotch ladle who says "mither" for mother, and everything about him, from the frayed bottoms of his Juan trousers to the wiry-looking tufts of hair which peep from beneath the front beak of his little fore-and-aft cap, betoken the rollicking, happy-go-lucky deep-sea sailor boy. Of his adventure, FJrst Mate William Coalfleet said. "It was 8 o'clock in he evening. We were fifty-five days out from Philadel phia, bound for 1 1 logo, Japan, and near latitude forty-four one south, longitude fourteen forty-four east. A strong, easterly wind was blowing. It was dark and bitter cold, and the wji was running very high. "Galloway was half-way up the rat lines, unhooking a Mock from the main sheet, when the ship gave a lurch and he fell Into the sea. "The captain threw him a life buoy. Tho ship was brought up In the wind as quickly as possible and a boat low ered and manned. I took, command of her. i "We heard the boy shout as we were lowering the boat, but he had yelled himself hoarse, and we had nothing to guide as as we pulled aimlessly about In the heavy sea. "We pulled round for over an hour, and as we lost sight of the ship aev eral times, and the night was getting rougher and thicker, I was about to give up the search In despair, when we beard a feeble moan, and straining our eyes saw Galloway clinging to the life buoy, almost under our bow. "We soon had him on lioaru, but It took some slapping and rubbing to put warmth Into his rigid limbs." Galloway said to the reporter, "I am a good swimmer and managed to ride BEWARE OF THE MAN WHO TELLS. liy Dart Kennedy. If you have a brick handy, present It with out ceremony to the man who Is always tell ing you what other people say about you. You will Injure him with the brick, and you will doubtless be locked up for assault; but you-will gain In the end. For you will have rid yourself of a friend who is more danger ous than the most dangerous foe. Gossip in Itself Is not a bad thing at all. And even scandal Is shorn in a vast measure of Its power to injure when the person about whom it is cir culated knows nothing of it. If you don't know what people are saying about you, the tiling largely Is, in ef fect, not said. And, even If you do know what Is said, absolutely the best way of dealing with it Is to wear a bold, unconscious front. If you do this you will al ways find people to take your part- This Is as true of human nature as It is true that It loves gossip and scandal. It Is the one who tells who really causes the trouble. This dealer In the truth that Is necessarily in part a lie causes more mischief than any other kind of criminal. I say criminal advisedly, for the man or the woman who is In the habit of telling people what others say about them creates far more mischief and causes far more misery than the more honest and bolder type of criminal who Is sent into penal servitude. The law is unable to touch them, I know; but their crimes are thoBe that the law Is unable to punish. truly human, good and great. The truest, love, the finest sense for truth, open righteousness, magnanimity, and gentleness In a word, brotherhood all this secures a victory in which the vanquished share In the triumph! COMPETITION AND BROTHERHOOD OF MAN. liy Prof. George D. Foster. How does it come mat weauer man nas maintained his place upon the earth, while much stronger animals of the primeval world succumbed to their fate long ago? Only through social life, only through the bond of common, if so be, primitive order, the first traces of civilization! And the higher hu manity has ascended the ladder of develop ment, the clearer is it to be seen that the ... . t.nlu. t e ti-liirtmh In tlia (inttta pOWCr WHICH JIiaKKS III.III Bliuiif, u i .1 in rii ... v.- ......... of life, thus to till the law of social progress, consists In increased capacity to serve the interests of other men. to understand the problems of other men, and to serve other men's lives. In fair competition man sees all the foolish schem ing and striving which goes on around him and makes him sorry for the people; he tries to be strong bo that he may Dot be upset by the general confusion of moral Ideas; he feels that he must be better, even if he stands alone, than all his so-called competitors. If he re mains strong, he will become ever stronger, ever freer, a fountain of life, a stirring example for others, show ing them new paths of life. It Is ours, then, to seek the best, to excel all who lag behind in that which Is POWER OF MORAL COURAGE IN WAR. liy Lieut. Gen. Reginald C. Hart. It Is instructive to study the moral forces that contributed so largely to the Japanese victories. It is sufficient to say that re ligion, call It any other name you like, en ters into the daily private and public life of the whole nation. Hoys und girls alike are brought up to treat their parents with honor, respect and unselfish devotion, and to revere past generations to whom all living men are so much indebted. In Japan the young men and women of the nobility and wealthy classes would think It dis honorable to devote the best years of their lives to idleness and the result of selfish pleasure, because they are ta.'ght that it is wrong not to work. The causes of courage are mostly moral. There is some mysterious working in the minds of ordinary men that gives a force of character that determines them to ignore or control the strong natural Instinct of self preservation and to accept self-sac rifice more or less completely. Religious feeling Is a moral cause that produces an almost Irresistible moral force. We need only recall the religious enthusiasm of the followers of Moses, Joshua, Mohammed, Cromwell and scores of others. In deed, the greatest things have been done by amules of God fearing men. FATHER THE BEST ADVISER OF THE BOY. By John A. How land. As a matter of stern, hard common souse truth, most of the advice which to-day i3 given to the young man in person, long before ought to have been impressed upon the fa ther, in order that the growing boy and young man might have been made open to all elsa that may come .to him In spoken advice and personal experience. it isn't easy to train the normal boy, who Is overfull of high spirits and lightness of heart and feet and filll of high spirits and lightness of heart and feet and hands. But when it is brought home to him that some of his heedless actions Just a little later in life may "put him out cf business" the application Is direct and in disputable. Hold that boy to his accountabilities s you would hold the stranger boy. If you won't do this, don't ask that son to do anything. Open, Irresponsible Idleness is the better for him by far. He will have a better show, wholly without training, than If lazily and indifferently half trained. ILcydi The mere affixing of a price to each jushel of a crop contracted to be thrashed Is held, in Johnson vs. Fehse feldt. 10G Minn. 202. 118 N. W. 797, 20 L. U. A. (N. S.) 1069, not to be sufficient to make the contract sever able. The owner of a horse left by his jervant unhitched and unattended In public street is held, in Corona Coal and Iron Company vs. White (Ala.) 48 So. 362, 20 L. R. A. (N. S.) 958, to be liable for injury done to others by its running away. Taking notes and collateral security I for the purchase price of chattels Is held, in Monitor Drill Company vs. Mercer (C. C. A.) . 163 Fed. 943, 20 L. R. A. (N. S.) 1005, not to destroy features of the contract constituting the transaction a conditional sale. That forfeiture of the license of an auctioneer cannot be Imposed as a penalty in a civil suit brought by a i neighboring merchant Is held in Gilly vs. Hirsh, 122 La. 966, 48 So. 422, 20 L. R. A. (N. S.) 972; and it is also held that the latter cannot be permit ted to put tho auctioneer out of busi ness by signs or publications reflecting upon the character of his business. The mere fact that the marks upon the logs placed in a river to be floated to market, and which sink and become Imbedded In the soil, have become ob literated, Is held, In Whitman vs. Mus kegon Log Lifting and Operating Com pany, 152 Mich. 645, 116 N. W. 614. 20 L. R. A. (N. S.) 984. not to destroy the title of their original owners, or prevent an assignment of the property to a salvage company. A statute providing that the owners ot adjacent lands shall build and maintain the partition fences between them in equal shares, unless other wise agreed upon, and that, If any party neglects to build or repair a par tition fence, or the portion thereof which he ought to build, the aggrieved party may complain to the township trustees, who, If upon notice he falls to construct, may order It built, and the costs collected as other taxes, is held, in Alma Coal Co. vs. Cozad, 79 Ohio St. 348, 87 N. E. 172, 20 L. R. A. (N. S.) 1092, not to be so construed and administered as to charge the owner of lands which are, and are to remain, uninclosed, with any part of the expense of constructing and main taining such a line fence for the sole benefit of the adjoining proprietor. I THE SPEED OF THE PIGEON. Racing pigeons are the fleetest of all creatures. They have maintained a speed of a mile and a half a minute for a huudrcd miles, according to a writer in Collier's, and they have flown seven hundred mlle3 between ' the rising and the Retting of the sun. I Pigeons have flown a thousand hiiles I back to the home loft. In 1904 a bird covered that distance In five days, two hours and ill teen minutes, proving uow unerring Is the mysterious homing In stinct that will drive them across the continent without Bwervlng. But Mis test Is not true sport. The birds sim- rr'tlnat Hni find . . H.i 1 1 1. II i'J 1 l.l.'V.t . "PM - tne Dig seas mat came uiong, m .i m ar(j j fl mU Ttjey was terr my com. ana my .egs ocgan neyer m.e ln to reel UKe leau. n was a gooa jod , The racer rlsesl ,nto the alr wlth for me that the water was so black, or 1 . i... intia nn. I novor could have seen the white life I llo,8e(1' over ,ie BtarUng point, there Duoy as ii came iu mo uu me cresi oi ANY BRIGHT BOY WITH TOOLS CAN NOW MAKI2 AN UP-TO-DATE AEROPLANE ALL BY HIMSELF. COWS IN THE LAP OF LUXURY. 7$ b TMI3 5H0W3 HOVf 15 PUT 70QZTHZR The president of Bryn Mawr College or Women upsets some opinions gen erally, although It Is to be hoped er roneously, entertained concerning col lege women and marriage. She denies that the college girl knows too much to be willing to do housework, or that her training unfits her in any way to be mistress of a home. On the con trary, she says, the college girl grad uate makes the best wife in the world; tier average health Is better, her wages when she works are higher, and the average number of children born of mothers who are college graduates Is slightly greater than the number born of non-college mothers. Finally, she declares, they are somewhat taller in stature, and marry stronger men, and, as a rule, choose their husbands more wisely. a wave. "I got it under my arms and stopped paddling. 1 was tired out. I shouted as long as I could, but my voice grew husky. "The albatrosses and mollyhawks swooped down on me, and I kept wuv lng my arms, thinking every moment that one of them would drive Its beak through my skull. "I lost all hope, and thought of mother and my sisters in Glasgow. Then I saw the white hull of the mate's boat. I tried hard to Bhout. They heard me and I was soon hauled on board. "The captain gave me medicine, and with plenty of warm blankets and hot coffee, I soon began fo feel myself again." The KorraU of the Nicer. The Insects of Africa are expert dis ease carriers, and they como In such numbers on the Niger that one hardly dares to use one's lamp or go too near a light of any sort at night. These forests on tho Niger are deadly places for all their haunting attraction and take a big toll both of European and native life. Yet the first three days on the Niger, with all Its mud und Its smell and Its mangrove flies und its frogs und its crickets, are enough to is a swifter, shorter beat, and the time is "hit up" to the third and permanent wing rhythm, rapid and steady as a pulse beat, which carries them honi9. They fly three hundred feet high over land, but low over water. Their enemies as they fly are wind, rain, gun ners und hawks. They do all their fly ing between sunrise and Biinset. if caught out overnight, they fend for themselves till dawn. The homing Instinct Is lifelong. During the Franco-Prussian War the Germans caught a homing pigeon which wns on its way Into beleaguered Paris. The bird was kept prisoner for ten years, it was then released. It Immediately returned to its old home. 1 .v.WW' FJG.J Ai n looks rmsm 2 IN PR0PLLLIS Pin VJITK mm U1 WHICH RUBSZR &W LX rA51LIiLIX A ' ccmmcTtcN Or PP0PEJ1EP AHD W 3ZAPWG. t-.xrardlnnr- Tain Taken in Pro vide Pure Milk fur Hableii. The milk which is furnished in tho seven depots of the New York mill: committee to the babies of the tene ments is what all country milk could and should be. The cows on the farm supplying the committee are taken care of as If a cow were the rarest of animals, and likely soon to join the dodo and disappear entirely. They live In a St. Regis sort of larn, the concrete floors and Iron and ;las3 walls of which are kept as clean as a parlor, Twice dally the cow stalls are sterilized with live steam. As a precaution against dust they keep no hay or other food in the barn, but minting on th"e Impudent publication, Bays: "According to our experience Englishmen and Americans as a rui either give no tips at all or very mod erate ones. The German gives exces-. slve tips and Is mostly served worse than the American. Things have come to such a pass In Berlin that In ele gant restaurants the waiter refuses, with a lordly wavo of the hand, to accept 10 per cent of the bill, even if the bill amounts to $25, and the man ager declares on being spoken to that the man has a right to demand 20 per cent. Consequent on this publication steps are being taken to initiate a crusade against tipping which has assumed enormous proportions in the Prussian capital. MUSKR ATS CAUSE OF PEARLS. Contain Larvae Which Become Kn rymtrd in llody ot Clam. Muskrats cause pearls, according to Charles B. Wilson, an Investigator or the United States Bureau of Fisheries. Without muskrats, he says, there would be no baroque pearls, a Spring field (Mass.) dispatch to the New York World says. Wilson asserts pearls are merely cysts in shellfish, which have formed around a microscopic larva or worm that is Indigenous to the musk rat. The curious life cycle seems to be that from the muskrat there are adult dlstoniid worms. The eggs are discharged in such a manner as to t reach the water, where they get U'-o " ment in e shellfish. Hatching into larva, they pass through the substance of the mullosk and find themselves a new home In the muscle of the back. Here some of them produce the Irri tation of the diseuse of which cysts are the symptom, and some of these cysts become the centers of pearls. What the shellfish do -s in covering the cysts is purely :.i : 1 ..r.;..al, its or dinary net when ::'. : -btanco gets into a position hurtful or annoying to the creature. Little fislthat swim Into the shelves of bivalves or bits of dirt that get between the soft body of the animal and its shell, or articles Introduced intentionally by man, are covered with pearly shell, but all such objects are usually attached to the. shell Itself, and are not valuable. The round pearls, which are more , com mere 1 ally valuable than thw, baroques, Wilson says, are caused. 'V a second species of the same family of worms that, in their larval form, make their home in the mantle of the mollusk In the thin part of the shell fish that surrounds the body, and which in the case of the oyster frills so nicely when the mollusk is cooked in a stew. The round pearls are made In the midst of the mantle, where here is softness on every side and an organ capable of . secreting pearls In Its every part. With the worm cyst established, the protecting material is built around it with the greatest reg; larlty, resulting In the pearl. The pearl larva; spend only their childhood in the clam. In their adult form they live in some species of duck, but whether the domestic or wild duck has not yet been decided by the gov ernment investigators. They feel sure, though, that ducks cause the -valuable pearls. SMALL MEN OF LONDON. SlatUIIrn Show That the Cockney U Dccrcnxliiir In Stature, A colonial visitor to London lately exnressed surmise to see the comfort-. send it In as It Is needed, by means of al)le way ln Wht,.h Londoners can a trolley system. themselves away in the tram cars and Every day the cows are inspected .RUBBER BAim APE STRETCHED ' BZTWEEH FANDQ by a physician, and any cow not in perfect condition is immediately re moved from the herd. Twice a month chemists analyze the milk to make sure that It is fully up to the standard of richness and purity. Before being milked each cow Is groomed and sprayed with pure spring Jtne colonies. omnibus seats, which he found very awkward and narrow after those pro vided by the tram car companies ot his home city. The result of his sur prise has been a discussion ln the pa pers as to whether or not the n doner Is becoming smaller than his fellows in other parts of England and GREAT NORWEGIAN POET. Tests by members of the United States Geological Survey have demon strated the fact (hut a gallon of de natured alcohol ran be made to do the same amount of work ln an engine as a gallon of gasoline. The alcohol, moreover, makes no smoke, and Is less give the newcomer an Inkling of the likely to yield disagreeable odors; but drawing iower, the fascination, of the lower cost of gasoline niaks It at whut is probably the most unhealthy present the cheaper fuel. The tests country In the world. W. B. Thomp- are Interesting chiefly because the time will probably come before long when Improved processes both of agri culture and of manufacture will great ly lower the price of alcohol. One reason why Germany ubas alcohol so extensively as a motor fuel 1 the ability of the Germans to make ulco hoi cheaply from potatoes, and the fact that they can raise four hundred bushels of potatoes to the acre. son in Blackwood's. William Cameron Forbes,, who was appointed governor ' general of the Phlllppln-.'s recently. Is the fifth to oc cupy the post since the organization of civil government ln 1901. The first was Mr. Taft, and his successors were Luke E. Wright, Henry C. Ide, und James F. Smith, who lutely retired. The new governor general bus been a member of the Philippine commission Since 1904, and has been occupied with public Improvements and with th preservailon of order. The Islands are orderly now, save for an occasional outbreak of one of the savage tribes; end public Improvements are uuder way that will elevate the social and industrial condition of the people. Highways have been built whers there were merely trails, and wImq all the Didn't Hecogulse It. Excited Nutufalilst Are you aware, my dear sir, that this gate post of yours Is the femur of an Ornlthose-llda?" Fanner (apologetically) I always thought It was something odd like It don't match the other post nohow. Punch. RrepluK I p Apuvaraacea. FannyWhy in the world do you send away for so many catalogues and then never buy anything? Suzette To keep the postman corn lug hers. I don't want those women across the street to know that Jack and I don't correspond any more. Detroit Free Press. Why HaaleaT Mr. Brown I had a queer dreatc luat night: ' I thought I buw another man running off with you. Mrs. Brown And what did you say to htm? Mr. biown I asked him what he was running for? Stray Stories. We don't believe uiucn In good luck, but we bellevt tbsis is such a thing las bad luck. : ;i -'' - I I T r. .ja - - v - V A- f '" W(T JZK VICW MUM WQIWimjL, Hoys, If you follow these plans, you can make an aeroplane that will fly: First, buy a bamboo llshpole. Study the plan and cut pieces of the proper length. Split the pole to get pieces a quarter of an inch wide. This gives very stout and light rods. v Make three box forms, according to the scale In the plans. Don't drill holes in the bamboo, but bind the ends together with heavy linen thread, moistened with gluts. Cover the tops und ends of these boxes with a light linen cloth, tightly stretched. Glue the cloth to the framework and then paint the cloth with a mixture which you obtain by shaving a paraffin candle Into a pint ot benzine, allowing the mixture to dissolve over night. Now you have three boxes. One is the forward rudder. It is 12 inches long and inches square. The largest box is the main biplane. It is 24 inches long and 6 inches square. The smaller box is the rear rudder, which sU.nds upright. The larger box ought to be well braced with six up rights, three ln front and three In the rear. Any boy who will study the plans carefully can sec how the boxes are fastened together ln their proper relations. The forward box, which does the lifting, ought to bo tilted upward. Underneath the aeroplane fasten two runners, which will take up the shock when the flyer alights. The next thing is to carve two propellers. Fasten on the middle of these, with small tacks, a tin plate and solder strongly to the plate the wire propeller pin, which Is shown In the drawing. A glass bead ought to be placed between the propeller and the frame at E to act as a washer. Get two long, light rubber bands they ought to be at least eighteen Inches in length. Attach one end of the rubbers to the propeller pins and the other to the framework at G and II. Twist the rubbers about 150 times, being careful that both propellers are equally "wound." Release the aeroplane when holding it ubove your head, holding the propellers with your thumbs until you are ready to allow the plane to fly. By adjusting the fore and rear rudders you will finally be able to direct your aeroplane ln the air as you please. By keeping the rubbers covered with talcum pow der, they will last longer thun otherwise. water by a man who has been medical ly examined and has Just had a bath and put on a perfectly clean white suit. A second man dries the cow with sterilized single service towels, after which the white-clad milkers, sit ting on spotless metal stools, perform their duties. ( The milk is strained through steril ized cotton pads into sterilized cans and cooled In a dustproof room, which no one except the white-clad workers Is ever permitted to enter. Here the milk is bottled, sealed and packed for its Journey to the city. Within I!0 hours after the milk is packed it is de livered at the doors of the milk com mittee's .model laboratory in New York. Five men work In the laboratory sterilizing and filling the bottles. In reality they are filling prescriptions, for every baby has its food especially designated by a skilled physician, the prescriptions varying from week to week according to the age and condi tion of the child. These men in their spotless white suits and caps work in a speckless room that Is sterilized with steam every morning, preparing food after the most scientific methods and accord ing to physicians' prescriptions, not for infant millionaires, but for babie.s of the tenements. Hampton's Mag-szlne. All procurable evidence, according to the London Daily Mirror, goes to show that the stature of the Londoner is below the average not only of the Inhabitants of country districts, but also of the great provincial towns. A recruiting sergeant makes the state ment that London provides the small est men in England. The rifle regi ments have a minimum height of 5 feet 3 inches and they are nearly full of Londoners, though the famous city regiment, the Seventh Royal Fu slleers, owing to a special reserve, is able to keei Its minimum standard at 5 feet 5 Inches. Hussars at 5 feet 4 inches are plentiful in London, but dragoons at from o feet 5 inches to' 5 feet 7 inches come chiefly from the country, and guardsmen are relative ly rare among Iondon recruits. A professor of eugenics, appealed to on the question offered the theory that the tendency among people who live ln dense centers of population is to ward a diminution in size. "Activity is develoned at the exnense of Stature."' he said; "a little man is, or sTTStilS' V?'" ue, iiiuic uciivn mail a lh& uiaii, auu perhaps the Londoner's evolution is being forced toward activity." TOO COMPLICATED. B.I OB X S 1 .1 1 : K N K BJOHNSOX'. Hloiiist icrne lMoriison, who has beeu seriously ill In Pai ls, may .be culled the Grand Old Mini of Norwegian lit erature and drama. He was born in 18:11'. and In isr7 became director of the theater at Bergen. From 1SG0 to 1KG2 he lived lu Denmark. Italy and Germany, and from the latter year to 1872 was director of the Clirlstlania Theater and editor of the Norska Folkeblud. In 1874 lie bought a farm In the heart of Norway, where he has since generally spent the summer, at other seasons living much In Paris, Rome und the Tyrol. Among hla works thut have been translated into English are two novels of Norwegian peasant life. "A Happy Boy" und 'The Fisher Lass," und among others "The Her itage of the Kurts," "Paul Laiine" und "LaboreniuH. He lu the author of nu merous plays, his lutest having only re cently been In rehearsal at Dresden. Bsttsr a blow thun burnt kisses. The Jeaoa We Say "Viiu" Inatead of I ftluK " Thou." The' reason commonly given for the substitution of the second person plural for the second person singular, you" Instead of "thou" that it origi nated as a fad or courtesy may ex plain Its origin, but its universal adop tion is due to a deeper reason name ly, that the second person singular of the verb is a complicated and difficult form, white the second person plural is simple to the last degree. With every principal verb ln the language sud with every auxiliary except "must" the pronoun "thou" re quires a special change in the form of the verb, which is often the only break in an otherwise uniform series. Thus in the present tense of every verb, with the single exception of the verb "be," the pronoun "you" employs the unchanged root form of the verb, as "you love, have, can do, shall, will," etn. while "thou" requires a chsnfe of form, as "thou lovest, hast, canst, dost, shnlt, wilt," etc. In every such choice the unchanged root form has always the right of way. Thus you has become everywhere current in the busy activities of life, while "thou" Is carefully laid up in the museum of antiquity or the shrine of religion. James C. Fernaid in Har per's Magazine. CAUTION TO HOTEL GUESTS. -Not (laallUed. Two men were getting warm over a simple difference of opinion. They turned to the third man. "Isn't a home-made strawberry shortcake better than a cherry pie?" demanded one of them. "Isn't a home made cherry pie bet ter than any shortcake?" Inquired the other. The third man shook his head. "I don't know," he said. "I board." Cleveland Plain Dealer. Dead men tell of them leave a manuscript. no tales, but soma lot of unprlntsd llerlln Hunlfacra' Kxtortionala He niands Precipitate a Crusade. The Berliner Fremdenzeitung, which, according to a resolution passed by the Society of the Berlin Hotel Proprie tors, must be handed to all hotel vis itors, states thut guests would do well to conform to the customary mode of "tipping" If they wish to avoid annoy ance, a Berlin dispatch says. The de mand made Is so outrageous that it Is worthy of serious attention. The visitor is told that he ought to give the waiter a tip of 10 per cent of the amount of his bill in the restau rant. In cafes, where there is a spe cial "Zahl Kellner" (cash waiter). It Is the custom to hand an extra dou ceur to the waiter who attends you. In hotels, for bills up to $S, percent age of 25 per cent Is claimed, and above $8, 20 per cent. Thus for a bill of (15, a levy of $3 Is made, which is divided between the boots, the cham bermaid, the lift boy, the page, the porter and the waiter. The Tsegllchs Rundscau, la Their Heallty. "Are those two Bisters fine girls Well, one is a pattern and the other a model." "Are they so good as all that?" "Good ln each one's own way. The pattern girl Is a dressmaker and the model one with a clouk manufacturer." Baltimore American. Adoption. "Have , you decided what opiniont you will adopt?" "I don't adopt opinions," answered Senator Sorghum. "I make an effort to ascertain what opinions are likely to be associated with success and then persuade them to adopt me." Wash. Ington Star. lie Would .Meter Know. "Half a pound of tea, please." "Green or black?" "Doesn't matter which. It's for blind person." Bon Vivant. The government of New Zealand f I poses to make loans to settlers, woV 'I men, local bodies and mining com panies The total advances are not t exceed $10,125,000 in any one year. The man who insists he 1b as guod as anybody bellsves he is better.