i J- i
i i.' i *:. i' i
.-.elf ,1 li-
\fjii JsV• HI
rciu-h my uar
iso irntN! touch
•mil ovfrnt'.u h.
jhlluivi !U we
Jut of !I.m at
fjuickh u. and i
to I i. i!
tail-', in front i.:
.a't iik«• o^
n the ritv on a gal t»i
!:!t!' Lrirl thi*y hui*
n tn wnlkin^ as ho
'i how i could i,r
!•'. !oati"ii liuv. i.
id tin van- a!
they U i'!V
n^: thiin to wa
•ifiinLT on th" vvlau-iu
ami watching thoin, I
l'iui- into tin-yard.
1 o soi
a •.• i h« y
went, i si
My pony w i.s
ii without walking
I i had bo.*:i
"1 Jutcsos Oli!.
"tfaitrht H» to th-
^•an t.y i. i i.
Ui.an int.. n
h»okii!'.' a- it
Wh hor-'- and
the road,'' h.-
I:*: .- hi':,
a man who -,va.
k u a n•
niiikos it, a more
I i s s n
sH»n noii.vd thai he
!MV |)Oi:y, ny-
it Ikicm'," ^aj,]
a l"»ny. it
v.'ajTim, and it
i otio of tho ue-
him. 1 notion!
instead of a
eimi'-'i ii v .i
i,,,- to climb
-ugh to me
Captain i •. i
iray on Tiii.e!
it !, o
w o i
tin* wa^oit, and
As tin* bol
l*C«ujv ti 11 i
W il l«*i"
k'hij.d Jh, stihi!,. !,,.ta-T
•"'iriir on his
I I "v
and hi*- h.'"
•ltd idun't ni''ar.
u ouldn -''I
.lills.- can loave
e i a w i
11 s i
a few tiii!'._:
anotht a pi
hod} too.-: !i'*
Tii.-n ]i, -aid..
i for him
aiul dew n
It wa-n't appro-1
.a! cnouffh to I
h. i •I"
I ... how anM'
A' lea-' i• ., kitten.
O u caK
wa .... j„. W1I--
longer. |„. roads
w e n i i o o e
w,ro dry. 1
around front the
looking u.t UitJ
The ('-apiaiu stood on
tlicni, ,tul i,..'.."
i and Uirt,
*. dd!e and
:i' once." he
'ia^: we are
i'e to open
ramble to -nat*h
took a iaui],
as if every
thin^ to be
-dtout it then.
as if he v.
1 staid be-
He wa Mampmj,' up
i.e veranda and throuyh
-aid. as sharp
-What i if" l'ea-k-i.i:np:iti«'iitiy,
W a host:eje.'"
v„„ i f, wh.*»y.».« -nt»w»rs
rouUin'l liml il- ".'th if i
"M.m.mt u, .f I-
11™* i-' «v
i,ur-t into a lauifh.
I never could -ta: -i bo hushed at,
vi- particularly ob
noxioi. I made my mind that he
lu w,i 1 1
0 an lo51
i. inok i 'i:
bad hunted for,
mo then and tb-*,
horse wus sn V -I, .,
Never mind that.
in a few minutt's
1 woa't stir a
v...- it i
K i U W
IL' -!"a:-!tt down
d*i.b- r» paraiy/'
lea :.! -,vnat nail I dun,*
pidi'y ie.' b!oo(j
•i) nty checks: I covered a
And Jiow -u ... n"
of ray hands fi-om i
a leading nil a a a
:'. about the ho-ta
ii' n: any lonyer.
i n a e
till at la-t
I wii: know.
Noil.-' he -a .1 v
his lout-, the la..
I 1 Mood Moi'k-?%li]
For U.-aven" ak«*!" he uv^,*d, h-
.-i11 iiu. 1*1-aj]y jri^'htenod: "the yunner?
an- f-tandin^- vviih Hie lanyards in their
a n e a y o
.et 1 h* 'in t.). I f. i .., 'v 't *'*n
\"ir\ -oimdetJ a -hon *i -rai•.•
A Departure from Ilciilth \Vhi«*!i Should
I ii« Atteiuleil to »t Once.
I Io not let it cure itself, (let rid ol
lit. ,-oon. Do nut feed it, though, but
I starvi it. One cold after unothei
nearly always ends in thickening o)
the mucous membrane of the bronchia!
tlilies, ami before you are aware of il
vou become tiie victim of winter couijh.
The morning tub (crdd. I mean) is
i- v y
sin. preventive of colds. Never
o\er-ciothe nor over-in-at yourself.
I'll-, n ck should he kept cool. Koej:
awav from lires in-doors if yu are
-11!iji.(• to colds. Cou^h. if not the
result-of simple laryngeal or iroiichia!
catarrh, may mean a very serious de
parture from health: and the sooner
one sees a doctor in such a case tho
belter. Do not he afraid to consult
hini. Remember, it is only tho-ethat
delay w iio suffer in the end. (letting
thin i- another serious departure from
health. One generally does lose weight
in winter, and regain it in summer:
but a slow and steady decrease in
I wejo-ht. calls aloud for medical inter
fcrence. Want of sleep and restless
i ni^lits are symptoms which can not be
I overlooked. The cause must he found
and removed. The trouble may cer
tainly arise from over-work and worry
combined, but in most cases tho
stomach and digestive system are the
roots of the evil. Nervous people
worry most, but they also work most.
.Well, the question one is inclined to
I ask himself when he feels something
wronjr with his health is: "Am I over
working myself?" I would answer
I thus: If you really enjoy working, it
can not injure you very much but, on
i the other hand, if it is force-work, and
you lind little pleasure in it, ttien it
will tell on your constitution. lint
many people can not afford rest. Well,
but wonders can be done by taking
by breathing only fresh air
ni^ht and day, indoors and out and
bv careful regulation of the diet In
conclusion, let me entreat you, as you
value your happiness, not to neglect
tipst departures from health. The
storv of the reservoir has really a moral
for every one of us.--Ojsjc:To Family
a y a z i n
'o he w« -*. Tiie
-1 j»T t. i« n«.'i M'ia: my W'^t
1 i,., iijcadeii
"Tell nic v.! ww ih- I
-aid, st idihoi")i v.
th 't a
M. dc-.r. I 'eft vrv
W hat st
A lie sp(jke bet-.-
ia the forts, and it seemed as if a dozen
-hriekinfr eats were whirling over otir
ilea, -. I iilino-t wished one of them
wo !, Mrike me dead. The Captain
me liko a child toward the forts
tnroujjh smoke and noise and confu
sion. 1 didn't think of the battle that
was opening I only thought lutw im
modest he must think me. and that he
I never would believe. I could b- *-o Mu
i pid as not to know what he mean! by
a a\ iny a hostage.
1 ave had to ,-utTer a' :i,y for
that one mistake. I I a".-. .-aa i,:iv.
my way about, any tiling: for when my
lm-band finds all other expedients for
i e-overnine- to be failure-, h-* invariably
taunts me with havin .- e ed his s"cr*et
at the cannon'- motit:..
PERSONAL AND LITERARY.
II H. lianeroft, the San Francisco
ai.»ttrian. has tlu
i i u v
largest private li
brary in the country, ft consists of
vo'ome.*. and is valued at
31:-. C'a.M.ai.. ha- aeeentod the
'iealio «.•' the Knjrliti cuition ui
)f. Vi '--i'-i "Life of Savonarola
I ..is work i now bein^ t'-an-lnted into
lv iTii^h by Mmc. Villari.
•-Ex-Seeretary lioutw- r.-ui'.:.i--
nei.'s of Mufur. Choate. Daniel AVob
-••'r. Ahraham Lincoln andU. S. (irant,
•:tit!ed "The Lawyer, the Statesman
a:id the Soldier," is a valuable book,
be -a-.-* of its authoritativene.-s. Mf-.
reproduces what he per-un
i!'.\ iw of the-e di^tin.J^uished mm.
Edward Bairms is said to bet ha
'ide-t active journalist in Europe. He
is ei^lity-ei^lit years old, and his pa}er
:s tile ]a-Hls
lie bejran his
career a- a journalist three years after
the ba'*' cf Waterloo, but was present
as a reporter for the
a i y
battle of l'eterloo in IxIand has been
e.ei !:rio*.i*ly in newspaper life ever
-Mr-. Harriet He. ehec St owe
wi-h:• diMinet understood tiiat no
one e iii»r s.n
ra])hy now lie
Mis" Sto.. i
I A i
CARE OF A COLJ
po.-.-e^sion of let-
t' and ])a]ers to serve a- a basis fo.
ar authorized version of her 1!'.*,
Mr. St owe Jin- no interest :n the
written ..by Fiorija'
of Ifartfftt'd, .'Ooh n
aet. (m- never tnet
s of contrary
have --n nivst'(
ju-: v preaiI a
'a (irecti, tin* we»!-ii:ite.vn
:a r. i-.d naturalist, is out with a
a uefense of the Kmrlish sparrow hp
-'-•ad of beine
-ong-bird-, and ne-ei", iiig of e\.
termination, lie- English sparrow, ac
eording to Mr. iieen, is a uio-t useful
'I i: 11
1'of i lie feathered creation. IU
.• -re. he says, has
if. yotr re
connection with the disnppi ai
ha- with the scare!
ty of cats.
—Colonel Elliott F. Shepard. the new
'proprietor of the New York
a n n
prints at the head of the edi
torial patje. daily, a verse of Scripture,
givintr a his reason that men who an
necessarily much absorbed in busities
should be reminded of the words of th?
Heavenly Father." He is undaunt.ee
by sneers, and -ays: "It is (Jod they
ridicule, not me and
shall continue the practice a.- long a-,
owas the paper.
I had a boarder eomplai::
or my coffee before, Mr. Timpkin-,'
-napped his landlady. 1 think I hav.:
more than sullicient grounds," wa*
Timpkins' weak reply. A' }'.
I wrot" a sw(ot porni to Jovoly Louise.
The faireM for wliom a lover could si^ti:
Au-i wlioti it was printed, tho pr.titer ha.I
Tie* 'J.-ar liar! numo by dropping the i.
W a s i n U i
—"Wliat do you know of intere-l
Today, Mr. Chinker:'" asked a reporter,
whii** nosing around for news. "Same
a.- usual, seven percent, on good secu
rity." was the brusque reply. J/cr-
U'd Poet, (going out)—-'*1
I should be sure to oeli'-'itr*
a- a- expletivt
u o i i e
vou so sure?"
u so- ri*at By ron
it, instead of (ireat
Scott.'" Editor Hold on! Conn?
'oaek here. Thanks. The cashier wii
h.'uid you lifty dollars."
i I i
"Ah, Mr. Dumley," s&id the wid
ow. with a gush of tears, "if it were
not or my children, life would havi!
for me charms indeed! Vou dc
not know what a mother's love for her
offspring is." "All. no. my dear
madam." replied Dumley. with tender
sympathy "1 have never been u
a s a z a
-"I don't think much of the scenery
in this part of the country,*' said a
Western man on a Central Hudson
train bound north. "(live mo prairie
every time." "What's the matter
with the scenery in this part of the
country?'* asked a fellow passenger.
"I»'go-h. you can't see any.
dinged hills an' mountains are
way.'—A'. }'. titoi.
There are HO many isms now,"
sadly deplored a member of the Gen
eral conference to a feliovv passenger
on the elevated. We have Arian*
ism, Armanianism, Calvinism, Spirit
ualism, and so on. May I inquire
what ism you incline to?" "You
may," replied the interrogatee, who
was from Boston. 1 take the mosi
interest- in pugilism, myself.
—"Good evening. Miss Gobrightly
how did you like the candidate last
"Oh, pretty well, deacon
Whittaker he gave us a splendid ser
mon. and I guess he is a real good
man, but he is too careless in his hab
its to suit me." "Why, what inakea
you think so?" "Oh, I noticed when
he came out of the pastor's room that
the knees of his trousers were covered
S i i y u U n i o n
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