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DON'T FRET.
." "Don't cross the bridge before yon reach-it ft
No matter how stransre it may Bound, ' .
The aiaxira from end to bt-i.'inriiw-.
Is exceedingly sage ane! prufo—icl ; •-.
••Don't tret.
Just yet," .
la its meaning the wide world arouud.
Won't cross the bridge ere you reach It,
Nor tia-ste while the rky is so fair.
Although by the "i-i^-as of the weather,
You know there's a storm iv the air.
■•--• < lion's fret,
J_t yet, .-.
But wait tilt the bridge Isn't them-.
Don't cross the bridge ere you reach it.
Though your judgment approve* of the route.
Never Hint of a vanished wood pile,
Aral if you know what you're al out,
Don't fret,
rust yi :.
But wait till your file is all out.
Don't cross ib» bridge ere you ri ac ) it,
Though of hiii-res, the gate litis but one,
__. >■ -.1 r.i'.iii-.'-r.'.i pig v. ill not see it.
- Kor ija" hlngajs better than nose ;
Don't fret.
Just vet.
Out V— lt till the mischief Is done.
Don't . ro_ the bridge ere yon reach It,
But patiently wait. If -'.ni i an ;
• me.'t. prepare fir the storm, lite a womao,
<•'t_.il still anil get ...•.'. uiea man,
Is-u'l fret.
Jtt-t ■•■'.
Hut get dry, 'tli a. much wiser plan.
—{irbtilus, In Western Rural
THE PARSON'S CANOE TRIP.
i lid Mr. Bittleston . had a charming
house and ground on tlio Thames, near
Marlow, including a pretty little eyot. One
sultry afternoon lie was enjoying a placid
!■"■ in a shady arbor near the water's
edge when he was aroused by the splashing
_ . . «rrr- — v ..■■".. *-
iii" oars, anil beheld a young man in a boat
ing costume in th i act of alighting upon
the lawn. Mr. ".lulu* ton sprang to his
feet in an instant, prepared to lose his
temper on small " provocation. He knew
the stranger's errand, for he received half
a dozen promiscuous visits of this kind in
the course of the day. When the young
man drew near lie proved to be rather a
mild-looking youth, who wore spectacles
and seemed diffident and embarrassed.
"' Have I the pleasure of speaking to the
proprietor of this island?'' he inquired,
politely lifting his straw bat from his
. ad, "Yes, the island belongs to me,"
said Mr. Bittleston, shortly. "Will you
permit me to hand you my card?" said the
stranger: producing a card-case. Mr. Bit
tl -i.'.'i felt somewhat molified by the young
man's {ml and respectful demeanor, and
lie look the card. It bore the following
inscription* "The Roy. Mark very, i.4
Hay street, St freorge's-in-the-East."
"Oh, you are a clergyman" remarked the
old gentleman, who had a good, dd-fash
ioncd regard for the cloth. ''Yes, in de
spite of my dress, nvbi.li is decidedly un
clerical," said tlie young man, smiling ; " I
suppose you can guess why i troubled you.
We are on our way to Oxford, and i wished
your permission to cam pout on your island
for the night, with my friends." "I an
sorry to say that I've '.-■■ v. obliged to put
i stop to that," said Mr. Bittleston ; ■*-__
i— aid I cannot make in exception in your
«■— -j." " I hope you will, sir,' said the
parson, pc rsuasiv :ly ; " I plead not so
much for myself .io for my two compan
ions. They are lioth very worthy young
men, and this: little trip which I bave
organized is .-. pleasure which they have
never before experienced. One is a
pupil teacher nt our school^ and the other
is assistant at the night school. They
have both earned a holiday, and 1 wish to
do all lean to promote their enjoyment.'
"You will find plenty of accommodation
nt Mario w, at all events," said Mr. (tittle
ston. " Undoubtedly ; but the fact is, we
cannot afford to pay for it," returned the
Rev. Mark, candidly; "my companions
have no money, and ray own purse is, un
fortunately, very narrow*." "Oh, then you
ire paymaster, said the old gentleman,
-vim kind heart began to lie touched by
the ; arson's artless confession. "Yes, it is
my treat, in fact," anssvered the Rev.
Mark, smiling* "of course, if you object
in our landing on your island nre must try
elsewhere. Hat it is a convenient spot,
and I hoped — " '' Weil, well, for this once
I will make an exception,', interrupted
Mr. Bittleston, unable to resist any longer.
" i must ask you to fix your camp on the
most remote corner of the island, »nd not
to damage the underwood. When you
lake your morning bath please bear ii
mind that the windows if my house over
look ti-,-- island." "We will do nothing
that an [possibly offend you," returned the
young man, offer ing his hand to Mr. Bit
tleston, who grasped it it; a friendly fash
ion; " I am exceedingly obliged to you for
. mr kindness." " Don't mention it," said
the old gentleman, walking by the parson's
side aero— the lawn; "any little thing we
. .in do for you or supply you with, do not
hesitate to ask. Have you any fresh milk?
I know that it is a commodity which is
generally in request."
" Thank you. We won't trespass fur
ther on your kindness," returned Rev.
ark, heartily "we have our provisions."
•' Would yon and vonr companions come
■and dine at the house with me to-night '!'
inquired Mr. Bittleston, who was a hos
pitable old gentleman, and had taken
nether a fancy to the young man ; "my
wife and daughters would be pleased."
'• You aro extremely kind, but the fact
is, my companions,, though excellent young
men, arc not quite refined enough to sit at
your table," -aid the Rev. Mark, cautiously
lowering bis voice so that the occupants of
the- boat should not hear him: "for m y-
Hclf," be added aloud, " I should only be
too pleased, but, unfortunately, I have no
clothes but these I stand up in. We arc
only away for the inside of a week, and
must be bark on Sunday."
■'Never mind your clothes," Slid old
Mr. Bittleston ; " we shall be quite alone
to-night, and my wife and daughters am
accustomed to nee guests in I -ating cos
tume."
" In that ease I shall !-• only too happy,"
said the Rev. Mark, as he step'ted into the
boat; "what time do you dine?""
"j\t 7 you will hear the gong," an-
Bwered Mr. Bittleston from the bank, as he
•.-bun at the young parson's companions"
The latter were very unprej>os.**i'ssing
young men, and would evidently have
been out of place in a gentleman's dining
room. On seeing them it occurred i.. Mr.
Bittleston that be had been a little too
precipitate with his invitations, and it was
partly owing to this reflection that he took
down the clergy list on reaching the house
md searched for the Rev. Mark Avery's
name. He found it duly recorded, and
learned that the young man was curate of
***t. Blaise's church" one of the largest and
poorest parishes in the I.'-', of London.
The parson made his appearance at din
ner and created a favorable impression.
II • won Mr. Bittleson's i,. art by taking an
immense intercs t in the house and grounds,
and insisted on (ing shown over them.
His tabs of ii suffering poor of the parish
and his modest references to his own ardu
ous life, elicited the sympathy ■■'. the la
diest, and, in fact, the evening passed of so
well that, on rising to leave, old Mr. Bit
tlenton pressed him to remain a day in
the neighborhexsil, bo its to visit the church
and other objects of local interest '' No,
thank yon. I'm afraid we must not lin
ger," he said, shaking his host warmly by
the hand; "we have our work cut til to
row to Oxford and back to town by Satur
day. I must think of my companions."
'• Well, at all events, rome and have break
fast with us to-morrow," the old gentleman
said.
■"-"-■'• Wo must be several stages on onr road
before your breakfast hour," he arid, as he
(-luted the ladies in turn ; " by-the-by,"
he added, addressing Mr. Bittleston, 'there
is one small favor I venture to ask of yon.
May I leave a jert'ii'int.'.iu litre and fetch
it in on our way down on Friday or Satur
day?" " y-^y^;yyyi
"Certainly," arid the old gentleman,
promptly. -
•' 1 find we have a good many things we
shan't need, now that the weather baa set
in fair," he explained ; " there are always
some cooking utensils; we can dispense
with. , It is desirable to lighten our boat,
and by leaving the portmanteau here I
shall have an excuse for calling on our way
back."
" We shall be* delighted tosee you," Raid
Mr. Bittleston ; " and if you leave- the
portmanteau at the house, to-morrow morn
ing, it shall be taken care of."
The Rev. Mark then took his departure.
Next morning the party had left when tha
family came down to breakfast, but the
parson had intrusted the portmanteau to
one of the servants. The following day he
•wrote a few lines to Mr. Bittleston from
Beading, sending a piece of music which
he had recommended one of the young
ladies to get, and begging that she would
accept it, as he happened to .••..me across it
in a music shoo in the town. The little
act of politeness excited less attention than
it might otherwise have done, because the
latter arrived nnhiie everyone ntas in a
great B tat of excitement. The discovery
had just been made that a large quantity
of jewelry"" plate, and other articles had
been abstracted from a safe in Mr. Kittle
("ton's dressing-room. The loss was so con
siderable that Mr. Bittleston immediately
telegraphed to Scotland-yard, not caring to
intrust the matter to the local police. In
response a detective appeared upon the
scene, and made a careful inspection of the
premises. The safe was uninjured, and the
lock had not been tampered with.
"it was very cleverly done, but there
was no magic in it," said the inspector, a
sharp-eyed little man named Hardiss;
"the lock is a very ordinary one, and has
evidently been opened nvith a key."
" But who could have done it? I am about
the house and grounds all day, and no
body could have got in and out without
being observed," said Mr. Bittleston, in a
great fluster.
" It's a case of burglary," answered tho
inspector; "there are no signs of a forci
ble entrance having been effected, but
some of the windows on the ground floor
have no shutters and may have been un
locked."
" Then you n't suspect any of the Ber
t-ants?" said Mr. Bittleston ; "Indeed I
can answer for them all."
■• Well," said the inspector, shrugging
his shoulders, " I can't express an opinion
at present Have you had any stranger in
the house lately?"
"No," said Mr. Bittleston. adding, as
he remembered the Rev. Mark Avery,
" by-the-by, a clergyman dined here a
night or two ago — a curate of a London
parish. He was the only vi„ tor the last
few flays."
The Inspector asked no questions about
the parson, but Mr. Bittleston resolved to
make a journey by the Kasten-J, and ascer
tain beyond a doubt tbat the. Rev. Mark
was the* person he represented himself to
be. He had no difficulty about this, and
bad the satisfaction of feeling, upon his
return' that be had not committed an in
discretion. It so happened that when he
called at the Rev. Mark Avery's address be !
met his friend's vicar coming out of the
door. Mr. Bittleston easily ascertained
that the young curate had gone on a oat
ing expedition to Oxford nvith two com
panions, and this evidence appeared quite
Conclusive. He made a clumsy excuse to
the vicar" to account for his solicitude, and
made his way home, feeling ashamed of
himself.
The following evening Inspector Hardiss
called to report progress, and to ask a few
further questions. Mr. Bittleston was out
in the garden, and the officer joined him
on the lawn.
" It's a puzzle, and that's a fact," said
Hardiss, when his inquiries had been satis
fied. " I've come to the conclusion it has
been done by some one in the house. No
stranger has been in the neighborhood,
and it.*, downright impossible that any one
could have got away with the swag with
out being noticed in a little place like
this."
" here arc the things, then ?" inquired
Mr. Bittleson, testily.
" Not very far oil, I can't help thinking,"
answered the inspector ; ''with your per
mission I will search the premises thor
oughly, including the garret and cellars."
While the inspector was speaking, Mr.
Bittleson*. youngest daughter, a girl of 14,
came running across the lawn. " Papa,"
she erio.l, " isn't that Mr. Avery*? He is
rowing stroke in that boat, and be baa evi
dently forgotten the house, but hid port
manteau is here."
"By Jove! I believe it is Avery and his
friends,'' cried Mr. Bittleston, as the boat
swept quickly past the lawn in midstream
at the best pace the oarsmen could com
mand. "Hi, you! Confound him! why
can't he look round? Boat ahoy I - '
But, though Mr. Bittleston had good
lungs, and though a broad sheet of vrater
is an excellent conductor of Bound, his
voice failed to arrest the attention of the
occupants of the boat, who were straining
every nerve to reach the next lock. While
Mr. liitt'cston nvas still shouting, they be
gan to disappear from view round the top
reach, without once turning their heads.
"Silly fellow," exclaimed Mr. Bittleston
in a state of excitement, as he hastily de
scended from the garden Beat on which he
had been standing ; " he must lie deaf and
blind, too! Here, Ada, quick! Tell
Robert to run to my room and bring Mr.
Avery's portmanteau. Lend me a hand,
inspector. If we look sharp, we shall bo
able to catch him at the lock." ■ *'\ !
He led the way to the boathotisc as he
spoke, followed by the inspector. But by \
the time the boat was ready, and the foot
man had appeared with the portmanteau,
several minutes had elapsed.
"Here, Robert, put the portmanteau in
the bow and jump in," said Mr. Bittleston,
impatiently. "I want you to row me to
the lock as quick as you can."
" IjCt me lend a hand," said Inspector
Hardiss, divesting himself of his coat in a
very business-like manner.
The party started down stream in pur
suit, Mr. Bittleston steering, and frequent:
ly bobbins up and down in his excitement,
to try and catch* sight of the boat ahead,
In spite of their efforts, however, they
found the lock-gates closed against them,
and the parson's boat out of sight. What
was more tantalizing, the lock had Wen
emptied by the time then) got there, and
was waiting a boat which was coming up
stream. An abrupt turn in the river at a
short distance already hid from view the
boat just relieved from the lock.
"What a nuisance!" exclaimed Mr.
Bittleston, mopping Lis forehead as ha
stood on the Lank of the lock, having taken
in at a glance the position of affairs.
" Boat with throe gentlemen just gone
through, the— ?" he added, to the lock
keeper. ' :'
--" Yes, sir : but they are coming Luck.
They pulled their boat round by the back
water ami went ■<■':■ ire, after asking me to
keep an eye on it til! they returned,'* said
the man.
"Oil, that'- all right," said Mr. Bittles
ton, in a tone of satisfaction; " we will get
back, inspector, to attend to business. Hi .
Bring up that portmanteau, Robert.
Smithers, you will take charge of it, ar.d |
give it to the Rev. Mr. Avery, who is one
of those three gentlemen, with ray compli
ments.*' H''."y?:
"I think you mentioned my name, sir,"
said a v.ii..' from the lock, proceeding from i
one of the occupants of a boat which had
just entered. - ; t ; '-*
" Xot that 1 am aware of," said Mr. Bit
tleston, politely. [he gentleman I re
ferred to was the Rev. Mark Avery."
" 1 am the Rev. Mark Avery," said the
stranger, promptly.
"The gentleman that I mean is the
curate fit' St. Blaise's Church, in St.
George's-in-the-East," said Mr. Bittleston,
feeling fused.
" Then their is no doubt whatever that
you meant me," returned the- stranger,
■with a laugh, which his companions joined.
Mr. Bittleston started, and. stared nt the
Touug man, who bore his gaze unflinch
ingly. This Mark Avery was a tall, pow
■'-...-. ' ■-■' ■ ■;-
erful, Mack-whiskered young fellow, totally
different in appearance ■ from :; the slim,
modest,' retiring youth who claimed the
same appellation. It crossed Mr. Bittle
ston'? mind that . the party in the lock
were having a joke at his expense, and hi* ,
was about to resent the impertinence in
very forcible language when the inspector,
who had been standing by, touched him on
the arm. ,""-.-:. ;:*;/.• V.-.-, : -*" |
" That is Mr. Avery sure enough," said
the officer ; I've seen him before. That
being so, I think we had better sea what is
inside the portmanteau. It's precious
heavy," he added, seizing bold of it with
sudden interest
: Mr. Bittleston was too much nonplussed
to interfere, besides which he began to en
tertain disquieting suspicions. The in
spector proceeded nvith great dexterity to
unfasten straps of the portmanteau and in
the twinkling of an eye had mastered the
lock with a large stone. Upon his opening
the lid, an exciting exclamation burst from
the bystanders, for the contents of the port- 1
manteau proved to be the whole of the
articles of silver and jewelry which had
been stolen from Mr. Bittleston's safe.
"Hanged if I didn't think this was it," j
ejaculated the inspector ; "you put me off
the scent, by leading me to believe that
the parson who dined with you was an old
friend. You never told me you had enter
tained a stranger who had left his baggage,
or I should have not wasted the last day
or two." .
" I had no idea that — that the young
man was a swindler," murmured Mr. Bit
tleston, apologetically.
"I can see the game as .bar as day
light," said the inspector; "having recon- •
noitred the premises, he and bis pals do
the job neatly in the night. lie knows
the difficulty of getting away with the I
swag, and thinks he may be stopped and
searched by the police, in consequence of
having been in the house the day before i
tho robbery. So he left the things nvith
you, and meanwhile he has made every I
arrangement to dispose of 'em."
"How fortunate! How miraculous ■" ;
exclaimed the old gentleman, beginning
to realize his good fortune; " but how was ;
it he didn't claim the portmanteau after
all ?"
" I rather fancy he caught sight of me I
on your lawn* and sheered off" said the in- ;
ape— or in high humor. "This is about I
the meaning of it, and what's more, I can '
make a very good guess at who it is. 1 j
shall not wait here for him, because he
won't come back, hut I think in the course
of a day or two I shall lay my bands on j
him and his pais, too." And he did.
PHASES OF PHUN.
The man who called another a log,
apologized by saying that lie did not do it
purp-ously.
— _- :-. ■
Who wrote the most, Dickens, Warren
or Bulwer? Wan-en wrote "Now aud
Then," Bulwer wrote " Night and Morn
ing," and Dickens wrote "All the Year
Round."
About the time the congregation is sing
ing the loudest "I want to be an angel,"
along comes an earthquake, and the mari
ner in which the congregation suddenly
changes it** mind is astonishing.
"A new form of Anglomania*" Miss
Georgina — I want some banjo strings, and
must have the very best; you'd better give
mc English catgut. Shopman— l'd like to
know if American cats don't have as good
— ahem! — internal arrangements as Eng
lish cats!— [Life.
"James," remarked Mrs. Innocence, "I
was just reading about a frog seizing a
man by the foot and holding him until a
railroad train cut off his leg. Isn't it hor
rible? And just to think that these awful
French people eat the hideous things." —
[Pittsburg Chronicle.
"I beg your pardon, madam,'' said a
gentleman, lifting his hat politely to a
richly-dressed woman on the street, " but
your face is strangely familiar to me. I am
sure that I have met you before." " Vis,
Misther Jones," replied the richly-dress ed
woman, " it's meself that knows ye. Oi'm
your cook."
To the question, " Is life worth living?''
it was wittily answered "That depends
on the liver." One can hardly help sus
pecting an unsound condition of body af
fecting mental vision in a writer who
solemnly predicts the moral rain of man
kind on die ground of certain existing
imperfections and wrongs. — ['•'. 11. —edge.
The late John A. Collier was once argu
ing a case before the full Court, and he
read from the opinion of the Court below,
as follows: "The point that this action
was barred by the statute of 'imitations
was very earnestly pressed by the able,
learned and distinguished counsel for the
defendant" Here Mr. Collier stopped,
took off his spectacles, and looking blandly
at the Court, said, " May it please your
honors, that's me !"
He was a forlorn, ague-shaken, sallow
complex woe-begone, one-gal lowsed
refugee from the Benson district of Frank
lin county, "(ireoly found said he, as he
heard two gentlemen on the corner of Main
and St. Clair discussing the rescue. " Yes,
sir, found in the Arctic ocean." "The
devil you say. I thought he was dead
long ago." Then, after a pause : " 1 voted
for him onct, but — d if they git me to
do it again." — [Frankfort Yeoman.
In an old -fashioned church in Philadel
phia the choir roosts in a gallery above the
pulpit, and the pastor is seriously contem
plating resignation, if the men and women
singers do not cease their careless habits of
hopping peanut shells and bonbon verses
down on his bald head wliilo he iii preach
ing. 'Ibe. best place to keep the average
church choir is down in the cellar. It is
not so apt to sour, and then it can't be
heard so distinctly. — [Irreverent Western
paper.
On the Pension List for Wheat.
_ l_ 1- you Mi**tah lloyne?" asked a frost
bitten old negro dressed in an old cavalry
jacket, as he entered the room of the Com
missioner in the Custom-house. Mr. Hoyne
never denied his identity. " I dutino ef I
came in de right place or not, but I muz
tole io' to sec you," continued the relic, 'it
the same time looking around the room.
Then he handed the Commissioner a slip
of reprint, which read as follows: ___ Cali
fornia raised in 1884 a bushel of nvheat for
every man, woman and child in the United
States." The Commissioner asked what
of it.
" Is C_ ifornyapawtobdeeehere United I
States?"
" Yes."
■* Her owes legenoe to de gibment ? "
'■ Yes."
Then be pulled a gunny -sack from under
bis coat. When it was unrolled it stretched
across the room. lie then counted upon
iii- finger — Mclindy is one, my
ole woman; dar's Jackson Van Btiren, my
oldest boy, dats two, an' Aberhaia Linkuin,
de last bown, dats tree, an' me, dat"s foh.
Ain't dat right?"
"That's right'" Ly
'" I nrant ter ax you fo' to send dis hyar
gunny-bag by de lVOffis fas' mail way
down to Wash 'ngton an' put it on de pen
shun list for foh bushels Californy wheat
All I ax ob tin,- gubment is fab play — fah
play. I nebber got nuffin out ob it yit, an'
ef de gubment ever gwine to do ennvting
for de cullud man now.-, de time. 'Taint
fur of! till de fouf ob March. Ef 1 ain't
tool -ii keerob by dat time— sen' back
de bag an' I do mi own plantin' an' raisin.
[Chicago Herald.
m ♦ _
The bowl of the pipe used by the Japan
ese smokers in the Umdon colony is hardly
as large as a thimble, anil the pipe is ex
hausted in three or four whiffs. No Ja
panese costume seems to lie complete with
out a fan. Soldiers, civilians and women
alike carry them— in fact, no one possess
ing the slightest claim to respectability,
would lie seen without one. The fans are
about a foot long, and often supply the
place of memorandum books.
OUR YOUNG FOLKS.
» ' * ' THEEB BT— 7* A BASKET.
I Three little bugs in a basket,
| And hardly room for tnvo !
' And one v. it* yellow and one was blaik,
And oue like me or you.
The space was small, no doubt, for all.
but what should three bogs do?
i Three Mttle buss in a basket, "-iJs
And hardly crumbs for wo,
And all were selfish in their hearts,
The same as I or you.
Bo the strong one said, "we nvill eat the bread.
And that is what we'll do."
Three little bugs in a basket,
And the beds but tnvo would hold;
So they all three fell to quarreling—
The white, the black and the sold ,
And two of the- bugs got under the- rugs.
And one was out in the cold I
So he that was left in the bus i: 3t.
Without a crumb to chew.
Or a thread to wrap himself withal.
"When '.he wind across him blew.
Pulled one of the rugs from one of the bugs.
And so the quarrel grew I
And bo there was war in the basket
And pity 'tis, 'tis true I
But he that nvas frozen, and starved at last,
A strength from his weakness drew.
And pulled the rigs from both the bug"-,
And killed and ate them, too. :
Now, when bags live in a basket.
Though more than it well can hold,
It —tins to me they had better agree —
Tne white, the black and the gold—
And share what comes of bread and crumbs,
.Vnd leave no bugs iv the cold.
Alice Cary.
WHAT THE „ ICT.Ot-C-OPE REVBAX—
Mold is a forest of beautiful trees, with
the branches, leaves and fruit.
Butterflies are fully feathered.
Hairs are hollow tubes.
The surface of our bodie*-; is covered with
«K.*al„ like a fish ; a single grain of sand
would cover one hundred and fifty of these
scalia*, and yet a scale covers five hundred
pores. Through these narrow openings
perspiration our bodies covered with
dcs like a fish ; a single grain of sand
.u'd cover one hundred nnd fifty of these
ties, and yet a scale covers five hundred
res. Through these narrow openings
c perspiration forces itself like wate-r
through a sieve.
Each drop of stagnant water contains a
.rid of living creatures, swimming with
as much liberty as whales in the sea.
Each leaf hies a colony of insects. grazing
it, lika cows in a meadow.
~XA>SQ AND SHORT DATS.
The days of summer grow longer as we
go northward, aud the day.*! of nviutor grow
shorter. At Hamburg the longest day has
17 hour* and tho shortest 7. At Stock
holm, the longest has, lß", anel the shortest
s}. At St. Petersburg, the longest has 19,
I The lays summer Finland, the long
northward, aud the days f>f nviutcr grow
orter. At Hamburg the longest day has
hour*, and tho shortcut 7. At Stock
luj, the longest has 18J, and the shortest
\.t St. Petersburg, the longest has i.,
d the shortest 5. At Finland, the long
est has 21 2 1 , and the shortest *. ' . At Waii
darbus. in Norway" the d:iy lasts from the
21st of May tothe22d of July, the sun not
getting below tho horizon for the whole
time,' but skimming along very close to it
in the north. At Spitsbergen the longest
day lasts three months and a halt.
NOT POLITE.
M any things in which young people
render themselves impolite: Loud laugh
ter; reading when others' arc talking; cut
ting finger-nails in company; leaving
meeting before it is. closed ; whispering in
meeting gazing at strangers; leaving a
stranger without a seat ; a want of rever
ence for superiors : reading aloud in com
pany without being asktsl ; receiving a
present without some manifestation of
gratitude; Making yourself the topic of
conversation; joking other" in company;
correcting older persons than yourself,
especially your parents ; to commence talk
ing before others ate through ; answering
questions when put to others.
THE TAME SQUIKItELS.
In front of the telegraph office at Stock
bridge, Mass., there is a large elm tree,
which is the borne of three red squirrels.
A little girl who is employed in the office
comes out a number of times a day, and
knocks on the trunk of the great tree, at
the same time making a whirring noise as
squirrels do. Instantly, three squirrels
come out of the tree; and running down
the trunk, they take the nuts she has in
[ her hand for them, and go up to a place
where the '".ranches divide. Then they sit
upon the landing while they crack and eat
them. ''Two of them arc very, tame," she
1 told us, "but one is very wild yet." As
I the tame ones had been ted, she pointed
i out to one of the topmost boughs, where
the "wild one*' sat looking down so very
wistfully. The little girl kept knocking
with the nut and whirring like a squirrel.
Soon the little creature timidly began to
conic down from its high tower, halting
and debating every now and then as it
came nearer and nearer to the uplifted nut.
At last it made one quick bound, snatched
the nut, and was off to a place of safety
again I The little girl told us they were
going to put a squirrel-house in the tree
and try to keep and feed them ail winter,
[Evangelist
COULDN'T QUARREL — A FABLE.
In the depths of a forest lived tnvo foxes,
who never had a cross word with each
other. < Ine of them said one day in the
j politest fox language:
" jet's quarrel."
"Very will," said the other, "as yon
please, dear friend ; but honr shall we set
about it*/"
"Oh, it cannot be difficult," said fox
number one- " Two-legged people fall out,
why should not we ?"
So they tried all sorts of ways, but it
could rot be done, because each would give
nvay. At Inst number one brought two
stones.
"There," said he, " you say they're
yours, and I'll say they're mine, an.i we
will quarrel and fight and scratch' Now
I'll begin. These stones are mine.''
'•' Very well," answered the other gently,
"you are welcome to them."
"But we shall never quarrel at this
rate," cried the other, jumping up and
licking his face.
"You old simpleton, don't you know
that it takes tnvo to make a quarrel any
day."— [Christian Weekly.
S— KAY BITS OP FUK.
Judge (to witness} — "Repeat the pris
oner's statement to yon exactly in his own
words. Now, what did he say?" Wit
ness" My Lord, ho said he stole the
pig — " — "Impossible He couldn't
have used the third person." Witness —
My Lord, there. was no third person."
Judge — "Nonsense I suppose you mean
that he said 'J stole the pig.'" Witness
(shocked) — "O, my Lord I He never men
tioned your Lordship's name J" Dismissed
ignominiously.
A little boy in New Jersey was climbing
an apple tree, and fell to the ground. He
was picked up in an insensible condition.
After watching by his bedside for some
time his mother perceived signs of
returning consciousness. Ijcaning over
him she asked him if there was any
thing she could do for him now that he
began to fool better. Should she bathe bis
forehead, or change his pillow, or fan him?
Was there anything he wanted ? Opening
his eyes languidly, and looking at her, the
little sufferer suid: "I'd like a pair of
pants with a pocket behind."
A farmer was sawing wood, when it
occurred to him that he ought to have the
help of one or more of his live boys. Lift
ing up Lis voice he called, but not a boy
appeared. At dinner, of course, all ap
peared, and it was not necessary to call
them. " Where were you all about two
hours ago when I wauled you and shouted
for you?" " I was in the shed settin' the
saw," said one-. "And 1 was in the barn
settin' a hen," said the second. " I was in
gran'ma's room settin' the clock," said the
third. "1 was in the garret ec-ttiu' the
trap," said the fourth. "Yon are a re
markable set," remarked the farmer. "Ami
where were you?" he continued, turning
to the youngest. " I was on the doorstep,
settin' still."
A View from the Moon.
From Professor I_ n-rley's illustrated ar
ticle on the " Planets and the Moon," in
his series on the " New Astronomy," in
the March Century, we quote the follow
ing : The truth is, however, that, locking
at the earth from the moon, the largest
moving animal, the whale or the elephant,
would be utterly beyond our ken ; and it is
questionable whether the larg— t ship on
j * s* timi_n ill i— "sis_.il isfj,,", -Ji ----—■ -- istr ■■!■ I ifcllfcSsl ._,_ *l!»—sijS>S»...isjlS«jSS»S.
the ocean would be visible, for the popular
idea as to the magnifying power of great
tele-scopes are exaggerated. It is probable
that under any but extraordinary circum
stances our lunar observer with our best
telescopes could not bring the earth within
less than an apparent distance of five hun
dred mile*! ; and the reader may judge lion*'
large a moving object must be to be seen,
much less recognized, by the naked eye at
such a distance. Of course, a chief inter
est of the supposition we are making lied
in the fact that it will give U3 a measure of
our own ability to discover evidences of
life in the moon, if there are any such as
exist here ; and in this point of view it is
worth while to repeat that scarcely any
temporary phenomenon due to humau ac
tion could be visible from the moon under
the most favoring circumstance-*. An army
■ such as Napoleon led to Russia might con
| ceivably be visible if it moved in a dark
solid column ncr&ss the snow. It is barely
possible that such a vessel as one of the
iargest ocean steamships might be seen,
: under very favorable circumstances, as a
moving dot; and it is quite probable that
such a conflagration its the great lire of
Chicago would be visible in the lunar tel
escope, as something like a reddish star on
the night side of our planet ; but this is
all in this sort that could be discerned.
By making minute maps, or, still better,
photographs, and comparing one year with
another, much however might have been
done by our lunar observer during this
century. In its beginning, in comparison
to the vast forests which then ccvered the
North American continent, the cultivated
fields along its eastern . seaboard would
have looked to him like a golden fringe
bordering a broad mantle of green ; but
now he would see that the golden fringe
has pushed aside the green farther back
than the Mississippi, and would gather bis
best evidence from the fact (surely a note
worthy one) that man, a.-, represented by
the people of tbe United States, has changed
one of tbe features of his world during the
present century to a degree visible in an
other planet!
Man.
Man that is torn of woman is small po
tatoes and few in a hill.
He riseth up to-day and fiourisheth like
a rag-nvocd, and to-morrow or the day
after the undertaker has him in the ice
box.
lie goeth forth in the morning warbling
like the lark, and Ls knocked out in one
round and two seconds.
in the midst of life he is in deb*, and the
tax-collector pursucth him wherever he
goeth.
The banister of life is full of splinters,
and he slideth down it with considerable
rapidity.
He walketh forth in the bright sunlight
to absorb ozone, and meeteth the bank
teller with a sir-lit draft for $.'"*"i7.
He cometh home at eventide and meet
eth the wheelbarrow in his path, and the
wheelbarrow riseth up and smiteth him
to the earth, and lcth tqton him and
runneth one of its legs into his ear.
In the gentle springtime he putteth on
his summer clothes, and a blizzard striketb
him far away from home, and filleth him
with woe and rheumatism. '
He layeth up riches in the batik, and tin-
President --pei tilateth in margins aud then
goeth to Canada for his health.
In the autumn he putteth on bis winter
trousers, and a wasp that abideth in them
fiiloth him full of intense excitement
He— ttetb tip all night to get the returns
from Ohio, and in the end learnet— that
the other fellows have carried it.
He marrieth a red-headed heiress with a
wart on her nose*, arid the next day her pa
ternal ancestor goetli under, nvith few* as
sets and great liabilities*, and cometh home
to live with his beloved son-in-law.
Such is life and such is man, with de
cided odds ag_ him. [Exchange.
Head Down. — About ten days ago
Canon Luisier and tnvo servants, who went
out on an expedition, narrowly escaped
exchanging the role of saviors for that of
victims. While still close to the Hospice
the Canon heard a sound he knenv only too
well— the thunder of a coming avalanche.
He bounded backward at the pas gymnas-;
tique, shouting at the same, time to the
two servant-' to do likewise. The ava
lanche passed without touching him, but
when be looked round his companions had
disappeared. The next moment, honvever,
one of them struggled out of a heap of
snow. But where was the other.' He
could neither bo Mien nor heard, ami the
survivors felt certain that ho was irrevoca
bly lost. After a second and longer look,
however, tiie Canon fancied he could see a
black mark on the snow Borne distance
away. They ran to the spot at once, and,
surely enough, the black mark was the lost
man's boot. The rest of him was buried
under the avalanche. An attempt to drat*
him out Ly the leg tailed — the weight of
snonr was too great. There was nothing
for it but to dig their companion out with
their hands. It was done only just in
time. He was quite insensible and recov
ered with great difficulty. A few seconds
more and he would have perished. The
man's name is Collomb ier, and this makes
the third time he has been overtaken by
tin avalanche and rescued, as by a miracle,
from the jaws of death. — [London Times.
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NOW IS THE TIME TO BUILD!
Look at this Choice List of
Building Lots
i
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l-i.elX.-N". \V. cor. ll'.h&DctF 91,000
40x160—] I st.. bet. 10th & llth (north side) 300
Wxl6o— Nst., bet.l.-.th , tl.th ('j-iuth side) I.SOO
Ost, bet. 18th & (north side) 1,550
soil6o— O St., bet ll'tli 420 th (south side) 1,350
80x160— Lst., bet. 19th_ 20th (south side) 1,000
i - i_ 6o— nt, bet 2sth & (north side) 1,250
i tOxlSO— Pst.,be tl9th& (north side) 1,000
!*OxI6O—N.E. cor. '— d I. .-ts SOO
80x160— K St., bet. loth & 15th (south side) 1,600
US"" This Lot Is right in the center of:!-., city,
and the STREET OARS will soon pass the door,
making it very desirable as a dwelling place.
There is money in it also to hold. It will bring
double the pries; in a lev? years. Will sell 10
feet for SOelO.
AS- We als-o have a --Teat many Dnvell-
logs for -sale ;K all prices;.
A. LEONARD & SON,
101. Fourth street, Sacramento.
felij-3pl_
*_f**X_*T_3 ~
Stock and Grain Farm
FOR SALE!
(i/<A ACRES. FOUR MILES NORTH FROM
t'Ul/ Anderson, in .Shasta County; 500 Acres
Good Tillable Land; £00 Acres Heavy Timber,
balance Rolling Hills; Living Water enough for
10,000 Head of Stock. Tin's "rater controls
; thousands of acres of first-eda— Grazing Laud. I
Prioo, £&_ _->©_■ «._—■—.
W. P. COLEMAN,
REAL ESTATE SALESROOM,
NO. 3215.1 STIUCKT",.. CK.*l— 'jjNTO.
REOPENED!
f HAVE R-KOPENED BUSINESS AT TIIK OLD
L and well-known Cigar stand of the late 11.
I HAVE I—OPENED BTOD_SB AT TDK OLD
and well-known Cigar stand of the late 11.
IZMINSKY, No. o(J7 X STKEET, and would
most respectfully invite a call from my fiieuds
aud the public. A lull line of
Cigars anil Tobacco and Smokers' jVrUeles
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
•J®"* Country orders solicited, and prom rt at-
tention guar:— tet<L
s&i _s_n-Q.Qs:___"--_,
No. 307 — street,.... [__________-_________]... Sacramento.
~ FRANK KUNZ,
FLORIST AND NURSERYMAN.UNION .i**"*"**.
Nursery, Tenth street, between I" ."iSSS}
and V, grows and keeps constantly im*S*______jf*'
hand a choice collection of Evergreens, "j-Jst
Trees, Shrubs and Flowering Plants, which he
offers for sale tliis Beaton. All orders for Cut
Flonvers, Bouquets and all kinds of Floral De-
signs filled at the shortest notice.
City Depot! 404 J street, between "Fourth
and I'll th. fc23-3ptf-*
i "LONE FISHERMAN."
TnE FINEST FIVE-CENT CIGAR IN THE
JL Market. Also, a tine line of Im-vorted and
Rev West on liaud, at 225 X street,
Ji*.6-isl_ R. 11. PETTIT. Proprietor.
W. R. KNIGHTS & CO.,
DE.II.KIUS IS
fllden, Sboepsklns, Tallow, Deerskins,
Goatskins and Furs.
A3- All kinds of BUTCHERS' SUPPLIES con-
stantly on hand. Orders promptly attended to.
OFFICE: COR. OF FRONT AND L STS.
ja-i-lipltn
HOTEL FOR SALE,
SITUATED ON THE LINE OF . _-«_-- e~
the C. P. It. R., nvith ty, »4S^_Vs
acres of land: i! (Wages con- "ij^paa.
t lining li rooms; the Ho.el Egg f fPII -3B—
proper contains '11 rooms, all^*-*- 1 . 'Ahi* 1 —
furnished. There is also a Woodshed, Barn,
Store-room and all necessary conveniences. .a 1,-
-ply to SWEETSER A ALSIP, Real Estate Agents,
Fourth street. A ALSII', Real Estate Agents.
Fourth gtreet l-3ptf
GERMAN SILVER BADGES !
WE CALL THE AT-
>V tention of the public, .-_"="_—.
that we arc doing bust- y_==*-sj_g*-*v
ness at the . '-. - -ri_— f"""§"||"f__k'
Clarendon House, ['.'-•-'' /_i_/^g
Manufacturing BADGES *.?■_*; =y^~ys^
for Special Otlieers, So.le- **— -jy-^f
ties. Athletic Clubs, etc. /ssgs^n
.*"-"-'-■— our SAMPLE ,"c-^***~g--i
CASE in front of the en- [S^ ;
trance. mrl3-4plw S~. "^
THOS. QUIN & SONS,
—rr.ACTICAL
Carriage . *_ --ainters !
MODERATE PRICES.— MOST «-=■_•. m
durable Varuish used. First- OSPM-^jSk
class Work. Carriages bought ami fc=3?R^"-"s"j-"-'
sold on commission. ASf Storage. Vl/ . V .
1024 X St., bet. Tenth and Eleventh. fe.C-lptt
VINEYARD RINK SKATES.
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17 IS ew Montgomery street, San""** a " I
Francisco, Cat - ' ' mr o-lm 1
. FBUTTS, SEEDS AND PRODUCE.
EUGENE J. GftSOOBY. C. C. 11 V— .— . I— INK OR"**— BY"
GREGORY, BARNES & CO.,
(Successors to Gregory & Co.).
Nos. ISO and 1.38 J Stroot.
WhO*_*SALEDE\I_RS IN PRODUCE AND
Fruit. Full stocks of Potatoes, Vegetables,
Green and Diie'd Fruits, Beans, Alfalfa, Butt«r,
.. - Cheese, Poultry, etc., always oa band. Or-
ders tilled at lowest rates. m_iji-___f
W. R. STRONG & CO.,
COMMUNION MERCHANTS* AND DEALERS
in
SEEDS, Fiirrrs _ oknkral PKO-UC—
Proprietors CAPITAL NURSERIES, -acramen-
to, Cal. Seed and Tree Catal agues set 1 Itoe on
application. Nos. 6, 8 and 10 J (Street. Sac-
*________________________. i_9 |f
Sj\CKA*ntKNTO BRANCH
PACIFIC FRUIT COMPANY.
JL ROSS and A. MOGER, Agents.
1006, lOOSand 1010 Sooond ct., Sacramento
WHOLEBALE AND COMMISSION DEALERS
> In Call— rnia Green ar.ii Dried Fruits. Nuts.
itais-ins, Honey, Oranges, Produce, etc. Partic-
ular attention paid io the Siting of orders for
and shipments of nil kinds of Trait.* in their so*.
sou Principal olhce, 408 and 410 Davis street,
San Francisco. niD-lplm.
iv»_ _ *$*r\ An
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SsBi___s_*? *§§^»- & ~'
D. DeBERNARDI & CO.,
ENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS AND
1/ Shippers of all kinds of Fruit, Vegetables
an d General Produce. We also carry one of the
best assortments of Vegetables, Fruits, Game,
Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Eastern Oysters and Fish.
.Ml orders delivered to any part of the city free
Of charge, tli'B unit 3to X surs-et.
felS-tf Ti-1 -plMl'.c No. 87.
LYON & CURTIS,
(JSoeeeam- to LYON it BARNES),
COMMISSION KKSCHANTS AND DEALERS
in
lltiduce, Ve-gsstalile* and Fruits,
POTATOES, BEANS, BITTER. EGGS, HONEY,
POULTRY, I i.
Noa. 117 to l'-*'! J Street. jeJ3-lptl
GROCERS. "
J. R. WEBSTER,
No, 1301 J Btreet _ -...Sacrum ento,
DS— 1"X I."*—
Groceries, Provisions, Wines, Liquors,
TOBACCO, CIGARS,
California P— duoe, etc. Wines and Liquors for
Family Use a Sptx laity. n_-lpl_
john Mccarty,
Successor to J. 1". Wlilte * Co., 609 J st.,
DEALER IN FANCY AND STAPLE GRC-
ccries, Butter, Eggs and Produce". All
goods at lonvest price. d'~ :K'*n._|
HOTELS A.Vll I_»TAsD_t_NTS.
MISSISSIPPI KITCHEN
A>ir>— —
_>•_-_*_*____ zsco _re»_3 :
A. J. SENATZ, I'KOF— ETOR,
Third St. 1 (next to "Iterord-t'silon" OlUcc),
SACRAMENTO.
«-OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. -
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.- ■. . j," r . ■ '. - ,
WESTERN HOTEL,
>*i)S. '"(>:) TO 318 — STUEET,
rnilßEE BLOCKS FROM RAILROAD DEPOT.
J. Leading Bat— ess and Family Hotel of Sac-
ramento. Cfl. The most convenient to Post-
office, Express and Land Offices, all Courts ami
Places of Amusement. Meals, '-'•''• cent*.. First-
class in all Its appointments. Free- coach to and
from the EC "*l. W M. LAND, Proprietor.
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FURNISHED ROOMS,
CLI BUILDING, NORTHEAST CORNER
\j Eighth and K. Rooms single or 111 suites.
Street Cars pass from the Depot every tine min-
utes. House strietlj Brst-cl -
d'i.Vlm MRS, tilt ICE, Proprietress.
'! I W, ',* •lii^'-f'-v-'l ii mW\ i^illrfef'
fej^:;.*^'^^^
GOLDEN EAGLE HOTEL,
Corner Seventh and It Streets.
«-STBICTLY FIRST-CLASS. >
rree 'Bust o and from the Cars.
ra&O-ly Jj_ *_*j M_f_BSE_, t-rop'r.
CAPITAL HOTEL,
_st____rro,
CORNER SEVENTH AND _ STREET
"
BLESSING A GUT," Proprieti
«s"*FTee Omnibus to ami from the Cars*— st
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AMERICAN EXCHANGE HOTEL,
SANSOME STREET. SAN" FRANCISCO, CAL.
This hotel is in.the very (enter of the busi-
ness portion of the city. The traveling public
will find till- to be the most comfortable and re-
spectable Hotel hi the city. Board and room,
Sl, Sl 25 and Sl 50 per day. Hot and Cold Baths
Free. Free Coach to and from the Hotel.
o'«y>-tf CHAS. MONTGOMERY it BRO.. Props.
ST. DAVID'S.
4 FIRST-CLASS LODGING-HOUSE, CON-
_\ tains 190 rooms; 715 Howard street, near
Third, San Francisco. This bouse is especially
designed as a comfortable home tor ladies and
gentlemen visiting .the city from me interior.
No dark rooms. Gas and running titer in each
room. The fioors are covered nvith body Brus-
sels carpet, and all the furniture is made of solid
black walnut Each bed baa a spring mattress,
with an additional hair top mattress, making
them the most luxurious and healthy beds in
the world. Hot and cold baths ; a large parlor
and reading-room, containing a Grand Piano —
all free to guests. Price, single rooms per night,
50 cents: por nvec's, from 12 upward. House
open all night. R. HUGHES, Proprietor.
At Mar ket-str?f-t Ferry, take Omnibus line ol
street car.-, to corner of Third and Howard.
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WATERHOUSE & LESTER,
—POKTEBS or
WAGON Xj*o"*l\___*l**!-_.*»jl
AND CARRIAGE TRIMMINGS,
709, 711, 713 ami ■**■_ J Street, Saeramecto.
Nos. 16 to 22 Beale Street San Francisco
No. 159 Front Street fjyl-tfl New Yor
EBNER EROS.,
J MPORTERS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
WINES AN- LIQUORS,
116 and 118 X St., bet. Front and Second, Sac
AGENTS FOB THE CELEDItATSII
POMMEKY AND GKENO CHAMPAGNE.
__^_^^^ je2s-lplm : .';
THE LARGEST STOCK OF SHEET MUSIC
And Musical Merchandise will be found at
__. _*_. __:__*j\_*a__a__' , _»
Music Store, S2O J street. Orders for TUNING
promptly attended to. mtG-lptf
__. _3-"*... _3T__._V2_l_:__l_r_
No. 820 J STKEKT, SACRAMENTO,
; " " ; ■ '-—agent For.—: ■'■■"■ _.":"—_—.
CHICKERIKG- SONS' PIANOS 7 T iff!
Wilcox & White Organs !
Fine Accordeons, Violins, Banjos and String*
a Specialty. ■ji ■ __
Ag- A selected lot of MARTIN GUITARS
in stock. .--■;::.
Country orders promptly and carefully at-
tended to. at lowest prices. !>_!___
PIONEER LIVERY STABLE.
T. D. SCKTV— K, - - - - Proprietor. ,
HACKS ON CALL AT ANY HOUR, •_•**.'
day or night. Coupes, Pbactous,*' gtt •
Kockaways, Barouches, Buggies, with *-?-"-. .
the best roadsters to be found in any livery
stable on the coast, for hire. Horsca kept in
livery at reasonable rates. Livery Stable on
Fourth street, between I and J. jyl-tf
CAPITAL IRON WORKS!
MR. ROSE, NO. 90* X STREET, BACRA-
. mento, Cal. Machinery of all kinds Mad« j
and. Repaired. **** Water Worts a Specialty.
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