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MINNEAPOLIS
OP ICE—No. a Washington avenue, op
momite Nicollet House. Office hours from 6
*.m.U>loo'clochp.m.
MINNEAPOLIS GLOBELET-
At the Grand this evening, "Messenger
from Jarvis Section."
The Boston restaurant is always up to
the times, and famishes everything a
hungry man waul .
The veracious deacon of the Tribune has
no intention of resigning his position as
chief-slander of the Tribune, so he says;
and ergo it is true.
Bill Washburn is home again, and eases
his mind by assaulting Johnny Purchase in
a Trib interview. It wont harm Pur
chase, however, in this community.
Both Jordan and the "good" Deacon
Nettleton are undoubtedly much alarmed
over the pending election contest, as was
fully manifested" in the Trib of yesterday.
The Globe said that sheet would howl and
of course it did howl.
Tho esthetic Dave Biakely gravely says
that the grape-vine disclosure as to the re
signation of the goodly deacon of the
Tribune is a canard. Shaw is yet to be
heard from, and when he has spoken, of
course, the confirmation will be as strong
as any text of holy writ.
Our present register 01 deeds is evidently
laboring under the impression that it is
very cute to state to a Globe reporter each
day that there is nothing recorded' in the
office which is worth publication and then
take especial trouble to give items of
general interest to the other reporters for
publication.
Johnny Purchase his the schemers who
are working the location of the proposed
new government building on the hip, and
if he has the good sense with which ho is
credited he will make the picayunish spec
ulators, who are evidently- attempting to
run the institution solely in their personal
and financial interests, sweat before they
swindle him out of his interest in
the profits which ho shoald realize in the
sale and transfer of the lands in question.
Of course he will be compelled in the
event he has the "backbone" as it is com
monly termed, to stand up boldly for him
self, to see his name in the Tribune as an
obstructionist and the like, which, howev
er, should not in any way prove derogatory
to his name or contrary to his credit, for
that sheet is ever assaulting and making
an especial effort to abuse our best and
most loyal citizen and tax ( if r, but why
no one can divine unles it be from "pure
cussedness."
SHERMAN'S WEAKNESS.
The Venerable Commander-in-Chief ant
the Pretty Act revs.
[San Fratcisco Post.
The return of Miss Alice Harrison to the
city recalls an incident of her career when
a member of the famous California com
pany of four or five j ears ago, which may
still provoke a smile from* those who wit
nessed tho occurrence in qnes _6__, About
the time of Miss H.*s farewell benefit at
that theater General Sherman was visiting
the city, and with his staff occupied a box
at said performance. Now, whatever dif
feranee of opinion may exist as to the
military renown of the general of our
armies, there is no dispute as to his being
the champion kisser of the continent. In
fact, the hero of. Atlanta may be
said to possess a mania for labial
salutations of a fatherly sort, and is known
to frequently indulge in the proud boast
that he has kissed 'JO per cent, of all the
pretty girls in the United States. His
chief of staff once computed the general's
monthly kissing average, taken by and at
large all the year round, dry and wet sea
sons included, at about 1.806, or, say in
round numbers, about 22,000 kisses per
each kissing fiscal year. If the general
had only added babies to the list of his sub
jects, he would have kissed his way into the
White house years ago; but his reluctance
to waste valuable time and raw material in
the pursuit of his hobby induce- him, with
the true instincts of a professor of oscula
tion, to select only the prettiest of the se_
for that honor. At the benefit referred to.
no sooner did Miss Harrison appear on the
stage than the old war-horse snuffed the
battle from afar and began to grow rest
less and uneasy. The staff winked at each
other, and soon their chief suggested the
propriety of going behind the scenes to
compliment the beneficiary.
We must now ask our readers to accom
pany us to^the little Danish settlement of
Eericvland, on the borders of the Baltic, in
the year IS3I. A village festival is being
held, and as usual the distinguished visit
ors gather to salute the girl who has taken
the annual prize for cooking and virtue.
There is a you;g '.merican officer amid
the number, who instead of printing the
customary chaste salute upon the cheek of
the village celebrity, folds her in his sky
blue arms and settle, down on her froi.tis
piece like a hydraulic pump on an assess
ment list. The minutes fly by, and just as
the spectators are about drawing their
stop-watches on the last quarter the young
officer comes to the surface again. As he
recovers his exhausted wind the weather
beaten captain of a wrecking crew ap
proaches and says:
"Young man, I'll give you your own
price to ship with me as a diver."
"And why?"
"Because yon can hold yoar breath
longer than any man in the business."
We merely relate this little incident to
emphasize our story. The kisser was
young Tecuruseh But to resume. As
soon as tho staff were behind the scenes
Gen. Sherman pitched in with the remark
that he hadn't kissed anything since break
fast. He was standing in the middle of
the stage with his back to the curtain, and
absorbed in bestowing a paternal kiss
upon Alicp, and feeling like a just admit
ted angel sliding down a buttered rainbow,
when that impish young lady saw that the
prompter was about to ring up the "drop."
Quickly placing her hands over the gener
al's ear so he could not hear the bell, she
backed him against the curtain. As every
one knows this is wound around a huge
wooden roller oa the inside of the canvas.
The general's coat tails were caught by this
as the curtain went up, and before the
prompter could reverse the motion the as
tonished man was suspended about ten
feet from the stage like a sheet from a
clothes line. The audience went off into
hysterics of merriment, while the mem
bers of tho staff lay down oa the floor of
their box and absolutely howled, for they
only knew that those convulsively clutch
ing legs and venerable gaiters belonged to
the commander-in-chief of all our armies.
But tho first thing wo know the general's
coat tails will give way, so we will ring
down the curtain.
Industrial No*—-.
Philadelphia, April 22. -The Camp
bell manufacturing company oiler the
striking weavers five per c;ac. advahc-
The cigar manufacturing linns volun
tarily advanced wag»-s £1 a thousand.
Wood-hoppers for BUnn—— ,! s.
Philadelphia, April 22._ large party
of Norwegian wo dchoppers have arrived
under a contract with -i Minne-polis firm.
Senator Anthony.
Peovidence, R. 1., April 22- -Senator
Anthony passed a couif .rt to.- d.-.f. His
iariends are hopeful.
DANA. TALKS.
The New. York "Sun" Editor Unto-outs
Himself to a San Francisco Reporter.
San Fbanoisoo, April 22.— an inter
view with a Chronicle reporter to-day,
Chas. A. Dana said the leading issues of
the next presidential campaign would ba
to turn out Republicans. Continuing, he
said: "I think the Democrats can come
squarely before the country as advocates
of a tariff for revenue tax only. An inter
national revenue tax i 3 justifiable on
liquor which will yield enough to pay pen
sions passed by recent laws. These will
only last four or fivo years. After this
the tax will be no longer needed. Even
now, as recommended by Arthur, all in
ternational taxation can be done away
with. I can't say whether the action of
the Republicans in the last congress will
alienate the workingmon from the Re
publican party, and do not be
lieve that the pending Ohio elec
tion will bo influenced thereby.
If the question refers to the reduction in
metal duties it is too early to judge of the
effects. The only Southern states manufac
turing woolen and cotton goods, sugar and
iron likely to be affected by the free trade
issue, are Louisiana, Georgia and Ala
bama. The interests of Louisiana will
certainly fail under a free trade policy, for
without protection Louisiana sugar plan
ters are powerless to compete with Cuba,
Brazil and the Sandwich Islands. The
cotton interests of Alabama are safe.
The effect of a free trade plank in the
Democratic platform in the presidential
election in New York in the present state
of public opinion would be ruin
ous. The party would also lose
New Jersey, Connecticut, and prob
ably Indiana. The Democratic party
has plenty of available presidential candi
dates. McDonald, of Indiana, is spoken
of. Hendricks has friends. Bayard has
warm friends, and probably more personal
admirers than any other man in the party.
Palmer, of Illinois,is strong. Thurman is
one of the ablest men in the country. If
Ohio unites in his support in the Demo
cratic convention, his nomination is as
sured. Tiiden's friends are discussing his
nomination. lam his friend and am not
aware of such a discussion. If Tilden was
fifteen years younger and with corres- i
ponding physical strength, I would have I
no doubt of his nomination. I don't think i
the Western states will insist on naming a j
candidate. The desire for success predom- >
mates over every other feeling, j
Butler, in my opinion, has no ;
chance of the nomination. It would'
be too hard and close in the Southern
states. I sco no prospects of a reconcilia
tion between the stalwarts and half-breeds.
They hat© each other worse than they hate
Democrats. Blame's chances are poorer
than in 1876 or 1880. Arthur don't desire
a renomination. He is a gentleman, a
good fellow, and made a better president
than any other man would have done
similarly situated. Grant hasn't a ghost
of a chance. Pendleton has no originality,
no enterprise. Dana further said ho did
not believe the civil service commission
would accomplish anything; that Irish
revolutionist opinion would not influence
tho election. Secret midnight conspirators
have no place in a republic. Concluding
he said American journalism is progressive \
and California unJoubtedly will be one of
the greatest states in the union.
A Huston Street Car Incident.
1 Boston Herald]
Tho rule forbidding the stopping of
street cars on Tremont street, between
Boylston and Bromfield, at places other
than street corners, gave rise to an amus
ing incident a day or two since. It was
on a Highland car, which had but two oc
cupants, one of whom was a young lady
whs*, was desirous of stopping at Mason
street. As the car approached the corner
she turned to signal the conductor, but
that employe was in the act of kissing his
hand to a young woman on the walk, and
before his attention could be attracted, the
car had passed the stopping place, and the
young lady sunk resignedly into her seat
and rode to West street. There the con
ductor rung to stop and the pretty, but
rather indignant, passenger stepped to the
platform and, with a slight sparkle in her
eye. said: "I am unselfish enough to walk
a mile if you could give her a genuine kiss,
but this is a little too much."
He Smashed Their Idol,
A series of revival meetings was in pro
gress, and the subject on one evening was
the book of Ruth. Among the congrega
tion was a brother whom the
sisters delighted to hear. His lan
guage was always flowerygrandly
eloquent. Waiting for his chance, he at
length arose and said: "Brethren and sis
tors, the subject this evening is the book
of Ruth. And do you know that I never
tarn to the book of Ruth without a thought
coming to my mind that there it lies, like a
beautiful jewel, between the ermine of the
Judges and the purple of the Kings." Sach
an exquisite thought did not fail to have its
effect upon his admiring hearers. Later
in the evening an elderly clergyman came
in and after listening to the remarks for
some time, arose and said: **Aly friends,
whenever I turn to the book of Ruth I am
always reminded of that beautiful quota
tion from Taylor, that it lies, like a lovely
jewel, between the ermine of the Judges
and the purple of the Kings." And he sat
down, blissfully unaware of the idol he had
smashed.
The Crops.
Davenpobt, lowa, April 22.—A gentle
man connected with the milling interests
just returned from a trip through south
ern lowa, says the winter wheat is in fair
condition, though the acreage is small.
Most of the spring wheat is sown, and some
is beginning to appear above ground. The
acreage is larger than usual. Rye is in
good condition, with a large acreage. Oats
is being sown. Farmers are preparing to
put in a greater area in corn than last
year. From travel through Missouri, Kan
sas and Nebraska the same gentleman re
ports 50 per ceut. of the old crop of corn
stiil in farmers' hands.
The T_wl_sb_ry luijuiry.
Boston, April 22. —Dr. Brora, caunsel
for the defense in the Tewk-^bary in\esti
gatio_, ha-< summoned a* witnesses Presi
dent Elliot, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes,
Doctors Biuelr»w, Cheere, Bach, Porter and
Richardson, all of whom have been
demonstrators in anatomy, at Harvard
medical department..
John Hadway, the customs officer and
executor of the estate of the reputed father
of the woman who gave the spicy testimony
before the Tewksbury committee under
the name of Mary E. B.wen, says her
statement of her personality is false, as
she is only an adopted d':n^hfer.
In*- Latin _«.■„ v -
Philadelphia April 22.—1t is stated
that in at! probability President M >oaey
will suppre-s all reference to dynamite
projects la tbe approaching Irish conven
tion, as the strict intervention of the rules
of tho league" forbid discnssion of such
matters. Th*-- universal peace anion and
P_hnsjlv3Xiio eace society will send del
egates to th>.- Irish national convention, to
be held upon lue conclusion of the session
of the lane! league.
A yonng man nanied ■' m. Collins while
playing bail at Bu* Rapids, Mich., on Fri
day, was L-true" : • ths bask of tide seek by
a bail, proOac; *o_ie_B?i*>a of tho br>iu,
from which h. _.. J yesterday.
-HE St. PAUL DAILY GLOBE^MOISPDAY MORNING APRIL 23; I^B3
THE OLD fTASHERWOMAN.
"die alte wasch fbau."
See, busy with her linen there,
Yea busier far than all her peer*,
In spite of age and snow-white hair,
In spite of six and seventy years,
An ancient woman who has gained
The daily bread which life demand-,
Within the sphere that God ordained,
By s *eat of brow and toil of hands.
She in her youth has had her day,
Has loved and hoped, and met her mate,
Has walked along her woman's way,
Grim cere still following, 6ureas fate;
Has borne her husband children three,
Has nursed him in hie sickness sore,
Has faith and hops undimmed, when he
Sank to his rest for evermore.
Children must bred and nourished be —
She bravely buckled to her task;
Reared them to honest industry,
Best heritag- the poor can ask—
Thou with her dear one she must part;
To seek their fortunes forth they fore,
And still the old and lonely heart
—losses, and wails with courage there.
. With careful savings flax she bought
And stinted sleep her flax to spin—
Fine yarn her thrifty hands have wrought
And to the weaver carried in.
He wove a web of linen fair;
She brought the needle and the shears,
And her own fingers sewed with care
The last strait garment woman wear-.
Last labor of a life complete,
Shoshrines it in a chosen place;
Strange treasure is a winding sheet
To house as in a jewel case!
On Sundays 'tis her first array,
It prints God's Word within her breast,
Hint she forestalls her burial day,
When in its foldu she lies at rest.
May I, when eventide draws on,
Like this poor woman, see fulfilled
Th' allotted task, the battle won,
Within the lines my God hath willed!
When Life's mixed cup is drained at last,
Like hers, my memories pious be,
That I may look, when Time has passed,
As kindly on my shroud as she.
A GK.-TE-I- INDIAN AGENT.
Rtwarding the Finder of $10,000 with a
Drink of Sherry.
[St. Louis Post-Dispatch. |
"There is a good, honest man," said Key
Clerk Marphy. "That little man standing
over by the desk. He found .SIC,OOO yes
j terday and returned it to the owner ten
j minutes after." The honest man is Mr.
{ William Banerlein of Milwaukee.
••Are jou the man that found the $10,
-000?"
"Yes, sir. A few minutes after I was
standing at the desk, when a man rushed
up to Clerk Willard, white in the face.
'I'm ruined,' said the man. 'I've just lost
$10,000. I net see the police at once.
Where will I go?' I stepped up to Willard
and asked him what was the matter.
'Everything,' said the man. 'I've lost a
verj valuable pocketbook.' 'Perhaps I
can help you,' said I. 'Is this your wallet?'
'Yes, yes,' shouted th«» man, as he almost
grabbed for it."
□"Who was he?" asked the reporter.
"T. V. McGillycuddy," said Mr. Bauer
lein, "an Indian agent. I saw there were
several thousand dollars in the book. He
said himself the sum was about $10,000 in
currency and in paper which was negotia
ble at any moment."
"What shape did his thanks take?"
"He asked me back to the bar and we
had a drink each of sherry wine, for which
he paid in all twenty-five cents. Then he
thanked mo again and shook hands and
I went away. When he was leaving last
night he came to me again, said he was
still thankful and left. I did not want
anything from him, but he ought to have
given at least $100 to some charitable in
stitution. lam sorry I did not stipulate
with him to do this."
Inquiry at the desk showed that T. V.
McGillycuddy was a United States Indian
agent located at Pine Ridge agency, Dak.
He was on his way to Washington, where
he took his valuable wallet last night. He
remarked to a friend as he stepped into a
carriage last night: '"Well, by Joe, I al
ways was a lucky man."
OSCULATION IN NEVADA.
How the Voting Ladies Kiss in Seven Flour
lulling Towns.
[Bodio Free Press.
The Aurora girls are not satisfied unles
they are kissed on the month. They pre
fer to be embraced at the same time.
A Carson girl starts in to kiss when she
is thirteen or fourteen, and by the time
she is twenty she has a perfect knowledge
of how it ought to be done. Sometimes
she offers her cheek in a very bewitching
way, but as a general thing her pouting
lips are taken advantage of. She also ex
pects a gentle pressure of the hand.
There is nothing backward about the
girls of Reno. They enjoy kissing, and
are proud of the stylish way they go about
the work. They expect a clinging kiss—a
kiss that lasts about three seconds. They
do not object to having the pleasant job
repeated at intervals Oaring the visit of
the fortunate young man.
The girls of Virginia City are considered
cold and more fond of dancing than oscu
lating. They kiss like a sister does her
brothera mere mechanical movement of
the head and lip _
The Bridgeport girls seldom allow any
one to take liberties with their cheeks, but
when they are tempted they give a kiss in
return for the one impressed on their
blooming cheeks. The victim is left in a
state of bliss.
Mill Creek maidens know but little about
kissing, but are always anxious to learn.
What they lack in grace they make up in
earnestness. To recline in the arms of a
lover is considered vulgar and indecent.
The Bishop Creek girls want to be kissed
on the mouth every time. The dignified,
cold and aristocratic kiss on the forehead
does not go with them.
When a Bodie girl is embraced she wants
to do all tho kissing herself, and the noise
she makes resembles the report of a
slap-jack striking against the dining-room
door.
Clara- Wicele.
Temple Ear."
In 1835 Schumann became sole editor
of the Neve Zeitschr.'ft fur llusik, and in
February, 1840, he was made a Ph. D.,
ooth for his proficiency as a composer,
aud for the services he rendered to art
and artists iv his paper, ("Docte judican
dis.") Sept. 12,1840, at last crowned his
heart's ardent desire, and the maiden for
whom, like Jacob, he had served for many
long years became his. She had with
equal perseverance kept her promise, un
daunted by her father's opposition, which
did not find vent in straightforward denial,
but in temporizing, in hopes to fatigue and
weaken the young people's - wishes.
It finally drove them to have
recourse to law, where —forced
to give his objections substan
tial form —hs broke down. I remember
him well, when he was in Vienna, where
ho was escorting his daughter,' who, al
though thoroughly unknown at her arrival,
instantly created a furore. Her first con
cert, when a host of journalists, artists and
friends were kindly admitted, was the only
one which was not crowded. She gave six
more, which were crammed full, and she
was received with enthusiasm. She was
then a pale, not pretty, but very attractive
girl with black eyes that told volumes.
Perhaps I ought not to say that friends
were gratuitously admitted to the first con
cert, because your true friends are not
those who accept complimentary tickets,
but those who "turn up" when you have a
paid concert. But you have always a num
i ber of friends when there is a question of
obliging them, and you learn who your real
friends are when it becomes a question of
obliging yoa. Ou concert days Mr. Wieik
stood on the stairs leading to the ! concei t
hall, and admitted or refused in a per
emptory manner just as he chose. He
was a tail, rigid schoolmaster in appear
ance. Schumann, too, was tall, but digni
fied, noble-looking, and having a habit of
walking very cautiously so to make no
noise—in his house he would walk with
felt shoes; whereas I remember having
been annoyed by the perpetual creaking
of Mr. Wieck's boots, for Wieck trod
heavily and was altogether a matter-of
fact naan.l was a boy then and accidentally
present at a lesson he gave his daughter.
She played variations on a motif from
Mehul's "Joseph," and in that motif a
glissando (sliding scale) was introduced.
She played it several times. Her father
always shook his head deprocatingly.
"Clara," ho said, "das ist noch nicht teth
orisch genug," (that is not
sufficiently cetheric yet; and she
patiently tried, and repeated again and
again until she could satisfy him. The
first time I heard her was at the house of
a banker, M. de Ruszbach, where she
played some of those small pieces (ma
zurkas and nocturnes of Chopin, etc.),
which she first introduced into a Vienna
concert room. The moment she had done
I remember how, to the general regret,
she gathered up her rings and gloves,
which she had deposited while playing, to
run away instantly to another banker's
(Arnstein and Eskeles) house, there to
continue her social success. It is to the
influence of his wife that several composi
tions differing from his usual direction are
ascribed. Certain it is that the passion,
the tenderness, the scarcely tamed eccen
tricity of his mind could not but be influ
enced by her whom he loved with so per
severing a passion, and who showed her
self so thoroughly worthy of his worship.
It is well knows that some of her own
song's are incorporated with his.
Fashionable Chat.
Chip bonnets are seen.
Jacques are the reigning roses.
Gloves will continue long.
Mitts have very long wrists.
All kinds of plaids and checks will be
worn.
In millinery flowers are almost super
seded by leaves.
A new shade of velvet i 3 called "Height
of Fancy Blue."
Shaded straw and chenille bonnets are
largely imported.
The newest coiffures show more of the
forehead.
Low-heeled shoes are de rigueur for
small children.
The dry goods and notion houses are full
of novelties.
Summer and washing silks will be in
high vogue this year.
Old rose and rose boreale are the new
names for ashes of roses.
Old rose and garnet make an admirable
color combination.
The pouf in the back is a feature in new
costumes and wraps.
The low-heeled English walking shoe
grows in popularity.
Jet bids fair to be as popular as ever in
decorative dress effects.
Long Jersey gloves of finest wool will
be much worn this summer.
There is a return of favor to button
boots in preference to laced ones.
The most daring liberties are taken in
color combinations this spring.
Ribbon bows and cock's comb cockades
decorate costumes as well as bonnets.
Handkerchiefs are now knotted about the
throat in the "Pretty Peggy" style.
Large buckles or slides are the pre
ferred ornaments of large -hats and bon
nets. ; *
As many as forty-two different colors
and shades appear in the new spring
i gloves. *
Tha long wrists of mitts and gloves
have a fanciful finish of shirring puffs and
ribbon.
Embroideries on light wool fabrics are
done in the cross stitches of old-fashioned
samplers.
New fancy grenadines are heavily bro
caded, and closely resemble brocaded silks
and satins.
Jet sequins form the ornamental fringe
of black tulla tabliers and draperies on
black evening toilets.
Those strange pitcher plants that come
at this season with mosses and ferns are
seen again in Fourteenth street.
Cockades of ribbon in two contrasting
colors, the ends of the loop cut into cock's
combs, trim many bonnets.
Carrot-colored gloves are worn with ab
sinthe-colored dresses at private balls and
evening receptions.
The new watteau ana court train draper
ies are attached to the left shoulder, in
stead of just below the neck.
As many as eight different colored rib
boa cockades with -cocks-comb ends are
Been on some new bonnets.
Raspberry red succeeds strawberry and
terra-cotta; the more purplish raspberry
shades are the most stylish.
Raspberry red succeeds strawberry and
terra-cotta; the more purplish raspberry
shades are the most stylish.
A late fancy is to use many jet, gold,
silver or jewel-headed pins to decorate
bows of lace or muslin for evening wear.
a young WOMAN'S STRATEGY.
Howa Boston Girl Drove a Staring You h
from a Street Car.
[Boston Journal.]
Ladies who have been vexed by the star
ing of young men in horse cars will be
pleased to learn of a plan that has been
invented for abating the nuisance and of
the result of its first public trial. The dis
coverer is a young lady of attractive per
sonal appearance, who, perceiving that the
youths who had from time to time annoy
ed hor were scrupulously careful about
their attire, conceived the idea of giving
them the notion that something was wrong
therewith. Accordingly, the other day,
when she had borne for ten minutes the
unyielding stare of one who sat upon the
opposite side of the car, she began to gaze
intently at a point upon his c.at situated
midway between his neck aad shoulder.
Her look, at first careless, soon became
more intent; then a trace of apprehension
crept into it; finally it was reinforced by
amusement and a slight smile animated
her features. The youth, who had at first
responded to her evident interest by an
engaging grin, began to look sober when
he saw her earnestness, and when she smil
ed he made frantic efforts to look down
his back and at his coat collar, in which
endeavor ha mads ingenious contortions,
but was unable to see what wa3 the with
him. The young lady's attentions, how
ever, became more concentrated and her
amusement more marked; he was sure he
had run against some paint somewhere or
that a water bug or other interesting speci
men was clif—biag up his person; he with
drew his interest from the lady and con
centrated it upon himself, and felt the hu
mid dews of perspiration coming out all
over him.
At length human endurance could no
longer resist the suspense and he hurriedly
left the car, followed by a gentleman who
had observed the incident. He then be
took himself to a neighboring bar-room
and called a waiter and asked him what
the deuce was on his neck. **Nun.n, sah."
responded the sable servitor. "Thank
goodness!" said the youth with a sigh of
relief "the blamed thing must have fallen
off," and when la3t seen he was restoring
vanished roses to his cheeks through the
agency of that sweet boon to humanity, a
whisky sour.
HALF-WAY IN LOVE.
You have come, then; how very clever!
I thought you would scarcely try;
I was doubtful myself—however, :
You have come, and so have I.
How cool it is here, and pretty!
You are vexed; I'm afraid I'm late;
You've been waitingO what a pity!
And it's almost half-past eight.
So it is; I can hear it striking
Out there in the gray church tower.
Why, I wonder at your liking
To wait for me half an hour!
I am sorry; what have you been doing
All the while down here by the pool?
Do you hear the wild dove cooing?
How nice it is here and cool
Hew that elder piles and masses
Her great blooms snowy-sweet;
Do you see through the serried g- asses
The forget-me-nots at your feet?
And the fringe of flags that incloses
The water; and how the place
Is alive with pink dog-roses
Soft colored like your face!
You like them? shall I pick one
For a badge and coin of June ?
Thoy are lovely, but they prick one,
And they always fade so soon.
Here's your reso. I -link love like this is,
That buds between two sighs,
And flowers between- two kisses,
And when it's gathered dies.
It wore surely a grievous tiling, love,
That love should fade in ones sight;
It wore better surely to fling love
Off while its bloom is bright.
he frail life will not linger,
Best throw the rose away,
"hough the thorns having scratched on.'s finger,
Will hurt for half a day.
What! you'd rather keep it, and see it
Fade and its petals fall ? .
If you will, why Amen, so be it:
You may be ri^.'it after all.
Love in Idleness.
DYNAMITE.
What it is and How it <s Made. '
The dynamite of commerce is now .
manufactured in England at the rate of (
from 15,000 to 20,000 tons annually. Not
only is it largely used for blasting in the J
mining districts of Great Britain, but it is I
'shipped to almost every part of the world. '
It is easily made, and the dynamite manu
factured by the plotters at Lambert and '
elsewhere is of much greater explosive '
power than the dynamite of commerce.
Professor Doremus, of New York, says ;
that dynamite can be made in sufficient !
quantities to overturn all the government
buildings in Europe by a man with incon
siderable chemical knowledge, and by the
aid of the simplest household utensils—a
few pitchers and jars. And the process is
very easy—"a good deal easier and quick
er than to make griddle cakes,"says the
professor. Prof. Chandler, the eminent
chemical analyst goes more into detail in
telling how dynamite is prepared. Gun
powder while adapted to the uses of fire
arms, does not posses the powerful'Jand
instantaneous effect of the latter explo
sives—the true explosives-^-f gunpowder,
in a scientific sense, does not sxplode at
all; it merely burns in such a manner a3 to
produce gas which ii forcing an escape
accomplishes the desired purpose. Many
experiments have boon made to obtain
more powerful explosive- than gunpow
der. Among the most terrible of these
newer substances are gun-colton and nitro
glycerine. Of the latter and the part it
plays in the preparation of dynamite the
professor Bays:
"This was invented in 1817 by Sombrero
in Paris, and proved to be the most
violent explosives that could be handled
with safety, but it remained merely a
chemical cariosity until Alfred Noble be
gan its manufacture in Sweden in 1862.
Its peculiarity is that its explosion is so
instantaneous throught its entire mass
that it produces the most violent shock.
Gunpowder starts a rifle ball slowly at
first, but nitro-glycerine acts like a base
ball bat against a ball; it gives only one
sharp shock and all is over. The objection
to its uss is that it is a liquid, which ren
ders it troublesome to handle, and in using
it for blasting it is liable to be wasted by
leaking into crevices, besides being spill
ed. Tho great desideratum was to convert
it into a solid for convienca and safety in
handling. Noble conceived the idea of
solidifying it by mixing it with some ab
sorbent and in casting about for the best,
it occurred to him that what is called infu
sorial silica would be the most effective
agent. This is a clayey substance com
posed of skeletons of minuto plants that
live in water and after death settle to the
bottom in layers. They are microscopic
grains, but wheh examined look like hollow
glass boxes. In fact they are hollow, and
by virtue of being so they absorb a great
deal more of the nitro-glycerine than any
other substance. One pound of the infu
sorial silica will absorb.three pounds of
nitro glycerine and make a solid substance
which can be dried and is then dynamite or
giant powder."
NOT JEALOUS.
An Incident of th* Salratlon Army Cam
paign in Brooklyn,
The Salvation army have a church —that
is to say, a barracks —on Schenck street,
Brooklyn. Among the fair sister-soldiers
was Miss Wade. Night after night she at
tended the gospel-drills. Her air and
manner were such as to convey the impres
sion of profound piety. But in the heart
of the fairest rose lurks tho canker-worm.
On the largest and sweetest seed-leaf
preys the grim and monstrous tobacco
worm. Alas that it should be so!
Another soldier, a volunteer of the bold,
bad male sex, was Mr. Foster, likewise a
faithful' attendant on the means of grace.
If Sister Wade never missed a roll-call, no
more did Brother Foster. . But Satan
found his way even into the Garden of
Eden, and made a frightfully unpleasant
disturbance there. He sneaks in every
where, and raises a row wherever he goes. .
At length it began to be borne in upon
the rest of the soldiers, particularly the
female ones, that the promptings of the
spirit indeed brought Brother Foster and
Sister Wade to the revival meetings, but it
wasn't the right kind of a spirit. In short,
they came there to meet each other, in
stead of for the good of their souls. What
made the case peculiarly shocking and
unchristian was the fact that there was
already a Mrs. Foster. She did not go in
fer salvation to any extent, and so her
husband and the lady went to church alone.
The other sisters straightway had a con
cern in their minds about Brother Foster
and Sister Wade. One of them made it
her duty, as well as her blessed privilege,
to go and see Mrs. Foster. She just
thought Mrs. F. ''ought to know it." How
kind it was of her!
The sister knew, she said, that the wife
was troubled about her husband. If she
went to a certain street and number she
would find the reason why. She went. It
was a boarding house. Sister Wade lived
there. Brother Foster called for her every
evening, and they took long walks after
church. That was tho reason why.
The injured wife, in speaking of the
matter to a reporter, particularly wished i
one statement corrected. She said she had j
been "unjustly accused of being jealous .
without foundation." She would like to
see, she declared, the woman who wouldn't !
get jealous when she knew her husband
was taking a single lady to church every
night, and walking two or three hours with
'■ her afterward. "But I'm not jealou-,' said
' tie lady. "There is not a jealous bone in
my body." She got even with ths perfidi
eas pair, though. . This is'how:
When I found this out I made up my
mind to meet them. I put on my hat and
cloak and waited on the corner of Wil
loughby and Kent avenues, and by and by
up they came arm in arm, sure enough. I
had often mot Miss Wade at church and
thought she was very pious. As Boon as
they came up to me I went for her and
grabbed her by the throat, tore her collar
off, and ripped ths feathers out of her hat,
and bumped her up against the fence until
she said I would break her back, and I said
I would like to break her neck. Two men
separated us and she ran home. ',; ■■'! _
She went on to say that she wondered
what. her husband could see in the pious
Miss Wade. She was "real ugly." When
the girl met the couple at church she was
always very cold and distant to Mr. Foster,
his wife said, but so nice and loving to her,
ths nasty thing! So when she saw the
creature she just choked her, tore her col
lar off, ripped the feathers out of her hat,
bumped her up against the fence, and told
her she would like to break her neck. But
at the same time she was not the least bit
jealous. 0 dear, no! It was very nice in
deed in Mrs. Foster not to be jealous.
A TENDEKFOOT AT HOME
How a Little Question of Grammar iras
Settled in Three Minutes.
A few days ago a flash young man from
an Eastern college arrived at Tombstone,
A. T., says the Middletown Transcript, and
registered his name at the principal hotel.
A socially inclined person, in a blue shirt
and wide rimmed hat, who chanced to be
in the office, good naturodly answered
every question and volunteered a vast
amount of interesting information about
Arizona in general and.Tombstone in par
ticular.
"Do you see them hills?" asked the
Tombstoner, pointing through one of the
office windows. "Well, them hills is chock
full of pay dirt."
The young man from the East looked
shocked. i
"My dear sir," he said proudly, bat kind
ly, "you should say those hills are—not
'them hills is.'" ■*,
The Tombstone man .was silent for a
moment. He looked the young man from
the East critically over as if he was esti
mating the size of coffin he would wear. J
Then drawing out an ivory-stocked seven- I
shooter of elaborate style and finish, he t
said in a soft, mild, musical tone of voice t
that sounded like a wildwood brook cours- j
ing o'er the pebbly bed: "My gentle, un- t
salted tenderfoot from the land of the ,
rising sun, this here's a pint that you and ,
me disagrees on, and we might as well ■
have it settled right now. I haven't <
looked in a grammar recently, but I'm .
going to stand by that opinion while I've
a shot left. I'll give you just three mm- ;
utes to think calmly over the subject, for
you probably spoke in haste the first time,
and then I'll hear your decision."
The young man from the East looked
down the delicately chased barrel of the
revolver into the placid depth of the eye
of tho Tombstoner and began to feel that
many points in grammar are uncertain
and liable to grow more so. Then he
thought of the coroner's inquest, and of
1 the verdict, "came to his death by stand
ing in front of Colorado Tom's seven
shooter," and of the long pine box going
East by express, with $90 charges
on it, and before half the three
minutes was up he was ready to acknowl
edge his error. "Since he had thought it
over calmly," he said, "he believed that
'them hills is' is right. He had spoken on
the spur of the moment," he added, "and
begged a thousand dons for his pre
sumptuous effort to substitute bad gram
mar for good."
The Tombstoner forgave him freely, and,
grasping his hand said:
, "I know'd you'd say you was wrong af
, ter you thought a moment. I admire a
man who give- right in- without arguing
when he know 3 he's wrong. Come along
and irrigate." And they irrigated.
Yankee Doodle in Paris.
[Paris Letter in Philadelphia Telegraph.]
The mention of Americans in Paris re
• minds me of a comical little scene whereof
a French lady friend of mine was an
' amused witness the other day. She was
walking down the Champs Elysees when
she saw in front of her a very small boy,
presumably about seven years old, who
was marching along, smoking a cigaret
in a most independent fashion. A police
' man came up and accosted this minute
, specimen of humanity, and the following
dialogue ensued:
3 Policeman (authoritatively) — Throw
5 away that cigaret. You are a groat deal
. too young to smoke.
, Small Boy (puffing away)— That's cone
of your business. '
Policeman —Where do you live?
L Small Boy—That's none of your business
either.
■ Policeman— shall follow you home if
you refuse to tell me.
Small Boy—Do, and just won't you got
a talking to fr_in my father—that's all.
We are Anieri sans, and Americans always
do as thoy please.
And this miniature edition of Yankee
Doodle walks off in triumph, his hands in
" the pockets of his span-long overcoat and
> his cigaret ween his teethi
' ■'■ _*_- .
He -wears a little derby hat,
And swings a .witch-like cans,
A June bug pin in Ids cravat,
A watch fob chatelaine.
' From his overcoat, four inches short,
Ills brash coat tails protrude,
His slender legs his aim import,
Ho wauls to boa "Dado."
He poses on the public walk,
Or stands around for drinks;
His only p<_ is billiard chalk, .
He talks—but never thinks.
He is the typo of all his set,
With silliness imbued
He pa-fa a little cigarettes—
And now he is a "Dude."
The just now popular word dude, mean
ing an empty-headed, languid-mannered
young swell who bangs his hair, proves to
be no foreign importation, but, iike many
another expressive term, to oe of good
New England parentage. '"he, word (pro
nonnced in two syllables) has been used fa
the little town of }> item. N. EL, fur twenty
years past and it is claimed was coined
there. It is couimau there to speak ot* a
dapper young man as a "dude of a fellow,''
of a smtll animil'as "i little dude." of a
sweetheart as "my dude," and of an aesthet
ic youth ot the Wild** * p.) as a dude. But
how tho word attained - > sudden and
widespread a notoriety pnzzies . ilem. Its
revival at Now York is it - !i:ed ■•> a" dis
gusted Englishman, who remarked, after
visiting a rich club, that t'vo young men
were all "dudes" ;
A Silffirie it .linn, i >..<• Complaint.
"We can't stand this s.rt o« meat, sir,"
said the spokesman •>* a delegation of the
crew of the steamship Louisiana to Capt.
Gager on a re eu trip.
"Whol's. the matter with the meat?" in
quired the captaih of the steward.
"Not _a: all. sir. It's a pieco of the
cabin roast that [ was obliged, to send
down been ma the stock *•£ meat for the
crow ran short. It is fr.stu t's-dr-r me it. '
___b_ ii y our- I. V.il[)». vj.ljitt l_-l—>U li..
md said to tre ■-i-okeimau of the" delega
tion:
"I can see nothing the iiialiir with thi t
meat. It is as good as I yet, '"d is very
tender."
"Well, sir."' -•:-.' Ito spokesman, "we
-on'tlikeit. Ther_'p n-c chaw nOi.''
A "WASTED AFTERNOON*.
Ah! what an azure day! '-' -
Beneath the granite gray "V
The sulky ferox lay
. And waved a £n;
A'xivo his surly head
Tae amber river sped,
Shrank in its Summer b?d,
Limpid and thin.
We heard the eddies lisp;
Deep in the heather cribp
We lay to watch Canisp
And -Liven blue;
Between their crag*, behold,
A sheet ef polished gold,
Where Fewn drew fold by fold
Her water- through.
"Hopeless the cray fly's wL'es!
Our dusky ferox smiles:
We have trudged for _ides -nd mil .
In vain, in vain;'
Batter the storm ihat rill"
Ti>e thunder colored rills,
Better the shrouded hills
And drifts of rain."
But '"No, ah! no!"' I cried;
" l_"i* lovely mountain side,
la the faintest purple dyed
, And golden gray,
Will live in vi ion still
Wh-S nerves forget to thrill,
When hands have lost the skill
To play and slay!"
-.."-./,.: ■ - . ■ . .
But still he watched tho sky .
With discontent eye,
For never a cloud was nigh,
Nor stormy flag;
Noon fell to afternoon,
Till, like a change of tune,
The delicate virgin moon
Stepped from the crag.
So, through the sleepy weather,
Our rods and wo together
Lay on the springing heather,
Assuaged at last,
And now, through memory's ha; c,
Best of our fishing days
Seems just that cloudless blaze,
With never a cast.
— Edmund 1!". Gasse.
LYSCOL.S AT THE THEATER.
lis Interest in Plays and Players—Recol
lections of .Ti.hn T. Raymond. . .
"By the way," aid Mr. Raymond to a ...
Washington Star man, "Mr. Lincoln would
often come down there at night and sit in
the office. There's a p Dint for you, if you
want it. He woald come in, sit there for
an hour and chat, and very often go
through the stage entrance into his box, sit
there quietly and unobserved, see the per
formance and then go back home. He
always expressed himself as delighted to*
get away fi ___ business and take an hour
of r__reari--*i at the theater. The char
acteristics of the man were so noble, so
simple a_d grand. He seamed to enjoy,
when he came to the theater, his freedom
from business and caras of state. I
remember,"' tie ran on, "one night we were
playing 'Pocahontas,' a burlesque,
with Mrs. John Wood. In those
days, when they caught a pick
pocket in the streets here the soldiers would
placard him, 'This is a pickpocket,' and
send him around the streets to the tune of
the 'Rogue's March,' so the people would
know him, and we were burlesquiug that
on the stage. Little Tad Lincoln, the son
of the president is now dead,poor boy,
a jolly little fellow; everybody liked him —
came down very often with his father, and
he was there that night. Ho was hanging
around the stage, and for tho fun of the
thing 1 put him,in a ragged dress and set
him on the stage in the mab in one of the
scenes. Mr. Lincoln, who was in his box,
saw the boy. Well, he laughed heartily and
long, threw his hands up in the air, and let
one of them drop over the side of the box.
The audience saw the hand and recognized
it. There was no hand in tho world
like Mr. Lincoln's —so long and
bony. They recognized it and
shouted for him. He had to come to the
front of the. box and bow. When Tad
* went into the box Mr. Lincoln threw his
* arms around him, and tha scene between
* the father and the boy was most delight
ful. The pleasure, the affection of the
father was so intense, so spontaneous, and
it was glorious to see him. Why. at that
time if anybody had wanted to seize Mr.
' Lincoln they could have done it readily.
■ He most always came to the theater alone,
i He would go to the box office and then
i pass on in. Sometimes he would stand on
; the stage a few minutes. He seemed to
enjoy everything he saw, and was a most
' hearty laugher."
"Did you have much experience with
' him as a story-teller?" inquired the re-
porter.
"Oh, yes, I heard him tell lots of stories.
I cannot remember the stories now, of
course. He was always pleasant and
cheory. He had a knack of illustrating
his points by some comparison which was
always effective. Everything he said had
meaning in it, and was expressed so that it
wonld bring its full meaning home to the
most ignorant person. He was—if I can
use such an expressionthe mo3t illustra
tive man I ever met in my life. Ho could
illustrate by a jest or a little anecdote,
which would have a world of signifi
cance."
"Puritanical," exclaimed the gentle
man, who was now half Mr. Raymond and
half Major Bob, as he turned around from
the mirror at a suggestion of the reporter
that some people thought Mr. Lincoln au
stere and puritanical. "There was nothing
of the kind in him. He loved life and its
innocent pleasures. He was one of tho
most liberal and at the same time most
thorough men in every respect. He was
splendid company, and always pleasant
on the stage.He was interestedin everything
he saw, and always had a kind word for
everybody.He was friendly with all the act
ors.l think he used to entertain Hackett at
the White house. Ho was a warKi patron of
the theater, and seemed to love i*. When
he came down it always seemed to me that
he wanted to get away and bo alone. He
would sit in his box often when the
audience had no suspicion that he was
there."
Rep-jsing Confidence in H sjllerk.
The other noon, as the owner of -a pea
nut stand at the Central market was mak
ing ready to go to dinner, he called to the
boy who was acting as his clerk:
"Henry, see here."
"Yes, sir."
"I am going to dinner, aud you will be
left ia charge hera for an hour.'
"Yes, sir."
"I have unbounded confidence in yon,
but I have taken all the change .fiooa the
till except fifteea ceats."
•'All right." v.
"An I while your honesty is above ques
tion, I have also taken cate t> measure the
peanuts. There are j ast six quirts on
the table."
- "Yes, sir." .'
"And while I may say at the risk of flat
tering you, that I would trust you with
every dollar I have, it is my duty to warn
you that I have asked the pop -corn man
over there to keep an eye i n you, and see
th -t you do not ran off with the roaster."
'Yes, sir."
"Always be upright and honest, Henry,
and I may as well say right here that 1
shall count the peanuts on my return, and
in that •ay discover if you have eaten any.
Now, ih n, assume a business air, and take
charge." .--<'<:;
i . °
. ! ,;.*.,:;AS.v
j Girls of all ages above two and under
j seventeen wear i heir front hair in a straight
; | Vandyk band, and the back hair slightly
■ j <. r mpid md flowing on the shoulders.
Ir. at—.- ha s and bonnets the color of
i crashed raspberry is produced in delicate
fchal-c- closely resembling periwinkle pink.
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