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BILL. NYE AS A FOX-HUNTER.
1 ITU DallKbta or Fox-Chasing In New Country. Tbe joyous season for fox-hunting is gain upon us, says Bill Nyo, in ' Aw York World, and with the gen tlo fall of the autumn lonf and the sough of the aconted breezes about the gnarl ed and naked limbs of the walling treos, the huntsman ooinos with his hark and his ho'loo and hurrah boys, the swift rush of the chits o, the thrilling seam por 'cross country, the mad dash through the Long Inlander's pumpkin pntch also the mnd dasb, dnsh, dash of tho farmer, tho low moan of the dis abled and frozen-tood hen ns the whoop ing horsumou run her down; the wild ihrluk of the children, the low melan choly wail of the fruighteped shoat ns ho fleos away to the strawpilo, the quick yet mulllud plunk of the frozen iitiaio ana tnu dun scruncn or mo seeu eucumbor. All all Indicate that our great na- i .. i ............ ... .1 ... .i.tMi. uinu uuLuiiiu spun, uiu npuib wuiuii tins (or years characterized us as a na tion and boon imitutod to some extont In England and our other colonies, is lie re. The huntsman now takes tho flannels oft bis fox, rubs his stiffened limbs with gargling oil, tios a bunch of firccrnck srs to his tail ami runs him around the barn a few times to sco if he is in good order. The foxhound is a cross of the blood hound, tho greyhound, the bulldog and the chump. When you stop on his tail he is said to be in full cry. Tho fox hound obtains from his ancestors on ilio bloodhound side of the house his kuon scont which enables him whilo In full cry 'cross couutry to pause in (I hunt for chipmunks, lla also od iums from tho bloodhound brnnch of .Is family a wild yearning to star in an "Uncle Tom" company, and watch little Eva meander up the flume at $2 por weok. From tho greyhound he gets i s most miraculous speed, wiucii en ables him to attain a into of volocity to great that ho is unnblo to pause dur ing tbe excitement oi tno cunse, ire- kuoutly running so far during the day that it takes him a wcok to get back, fvlion, of course, all interest Las died ut. From the bulldog the foxhound obtains his groat tenacity of purpose, his deep-seated convictions, his cjulck perceptions, his love of home and his clinging nature. From tho chump the foxhound gets bis high intellect uality and that mental power which enables htm to distinguish almost it a glance the salient points or differ ence between a two-year-old steor and 1 two dollar till. The foxhound is about two foot iu height, and 120 of them would be con lidored an ample number for a quiet little fox hunt. Some hunters think this numbor inadequate, but unless tho fox be unusually skittish and crawl under the barn 120 fox hounds ought to be enough. The trouble generally la that hunters make too much noise, thus scaring the fox so that tie tries to get away from them. This necessitates bard riding and great activity on the part of the whlppers-in. Frightening fox almost always results in sending him out of the road and compelling horsemen to stop in order to take down ft pauol of fence every little while that they may follow the animal, and before foil can'get the fence put up again the owner is on the ground, and after you make change with him and mounted again the fox may be nine miles away. Try by all means to keep your fox in the road I It makes a great difference what kind of fox you use, however. I onco had afoxou my Pumpkin Unite estates that lasted me tlireo years, and I never knew him to shy or turn out of the road for anything but a loaded team. Ho was the bust fox for hunting purpo ses that I evor had. Every spring I would sprinkle him witli Scotch snuff put him away in tho bureau till fall, lie would then come out bright and chipper. He was always ready to enter into tliecbnso with all the chic and em bonpoint of a regular Keuasha, and nothing pleased him better thnn to be about eight miles in advance of my thoroughbred pnek at full crv, scamp ering cross the country, whilo stretch. Ing back a few miles behind tho dogs followed a palo voting man nnd his fi nanccor, each riding a horse that had at down too hard on its tail at some time and driven it in to his system about six joints. Some hunters, who are madly and passionately devoted to tho sport, leap thoir horses over fences, monts, don Jon keeps, hedges and currant bushes with utter sang froi.l and tho wild un fettered toot ongsomble of a brass band. It is ono of the most spirited and touchful of sights to see a young fox-hunter going home through the gloaming with a full cry in one hand and his pancreas In I lie other. Some like to be in at the death, as it is called, and it is certainly a laudable ambition. To sco 120 dogs hold out against a ferocious fox weighing nine pounds; to watch tho brave little band of dogs and whippcrs-in and horses with sawed-off tails making up in hero ism what tlxsr lack in numbers, suc ceeding at last in ridding the country of the ferocious brnte which has so long been tho acknowledged foe of the hu man race, is indoed a fine sight. The other huntsmen succeeded in treeing the anise-seed bsg nt sundown, in time to catch the 6 o'clock train home. Fox-hunting is one of the most thrill ing pastimes of which I know, and for ? oung men whose parents bave tmasv. are sums of money In the intellectual pursuit of bides and tallow, the meet, the chase, the scamper, the full cry, the cover, the stellated fracture, tbe yelp of the pack, the yin, the yell o triumph, the confusion, the whoop, tb holla, the hollas, the hurrah, the abra sion, the snort of the hunter, the con ctission, the sward, the open, the enrtl stopper, tho strangulated hornia, tlx glad cry of tho hound as ho bring! home the quivering sent of the pons ant's pantaloons, the yoln of Joy ns h luys at his master's foot, tho strawberry mark of the rustic, all, all are exhilar ating to the sons of our American no bility Fox-hunting combines tho danger inn' the wild, tumultuous joy of the skating rink, tho toboggan slide, the musli-and-milk sooinblo and tho straw ride. With a good horse, an air cushion, n reliablo earth stoppor and an nnlso-sced bug, a mnu must indoed bo thoroughly blase who cannot enjoy a scamper across country, over the 1'oniisylvaniH wold, tho New Jersey mere, the ('on neticut moor, the Indiana glade, the Missouri brake, the Michigan mead, tbe American tarn, the Ion, the gulch, the buffalo wallow, tho cranberry marsh, the glen, tho draw, tho canyon, the ravine, tho forks, tho bottom or the scttlomcnt. For the young American nobleman whose ducal father mado his mouoy by inventing a fluent pill, or who gained his greut wealth through relieving hu manity by moans of aiming pad, a liver Ead, a kidney pad or a foot pad, fox iinling is first rate. P. S. Tho above is written in the ut most good humor, and I hope that nothing 1 may have said can possibly cause any fox-hunlor who mny rend it to tnko a fence. The Acadians of Louisiana. ''Tho Acndinns? They belong to this world to daylight. Thoy have boon here not two conturies. I am Acndinn myself on my mother's side. Oil, I know my people!" said the priest. ... "They do not soem to be a progres sive people," ventured Mr. Ely. "Xo, perhaps not. But is progress everything? Tliev are not lazy. The men work faithfully when they work at nil. Tho women in theso houses keep thorn tidy, cook, sew, and carry on thoir little metiers. Thoy have rough looms, nnd weave the homespun cloths which they and their husbands wear. They make, too, really beauti ful fabrics of tho Nankin cotton in its native dull yellow color, or beautifully striped with" threads colored in vegeta ble dyes. Some ladies, wives of the largo planters, hnve found agents in New Orleans and Now York who will sell the stuffs which these poor women weave. I am told ' amloil the goou father, cheerfully, "that it surpasses in beauty nnd durability the fabrics woven bv the Chmocso, nnd is much cheaper. 1 do not sny that it is so: I have nevor scon the stuffs made by the people oi China. But it is.rcosonablo to suppose thnt good Christian wonion could sur pass barbarous savages in civiu.eu work." Mr. Ely was discreotly silent "It would be fortunate," continued rore Nedaud, "if their little manufact ures could be brought into the market. They are very poor, many of them, and thus comfort anil mucn pleasure would be brought into their lives. . . "Ah. ni'siou. progress, newspapers, railroads, do not make the heroe; not even education. Ho Is born here in tho Cajan's cabin just' ns in Ano ent Greeco or Rome. Let me tell you a story which conies to pass this spring. One of my flock is Landry, a big, middle-aged man, with grown sons aud grandchildren. He is a shrewd, money-making fellow, ovorseor on n great cattle plantation. His life counts for much, vou see. to him nnd li s family. Ono evouing I see Joseph in his bateau rowing down the bayou. He does not return until morning. Down yonder is nothing but a desolate island, inhabited only by nllcgators and wild birds. Again and again 1 see bun go. I &k him what tt means, ami ne ions me, against Ins will, thnt a month ago a wretched old negro took the small-pox, and was driven by his poopleout on the prairie. Joseph took him to tho island, mnde a deserted hut thero hab. table for him. nnd evorv night went down to nurse and enre for him, stopping half- wav to change his clothes, lie toon his' life in his hand every day, you see, for this miserable! And Joseph is not a young, reckless follow, but grave, middle-aged. He lolls nobody; he counts it for nothing. Aha!" the priest broke into tremulous laugh, slopping to pat the neck of his horse. Joseph is a rough-looking fellow. He swears hard, and sleeps when I preach. But it is out of such stuff God makes His ser vants." Rebecca Harding Davis, in Harpers Mngaxtne, A New Method with the Sick. Doctor, do you think 1 shall recov er?" "I don't think anything about it 1 know It" Pulling paper-out of his pocket lit bands it to the patient "Here are the statistics relative to your case. You see that one man out of everv hundred is cured." -Well!" asks tbe tick roan nearly frightened to death at the announce ment, Well! you're the hundreth I've treat ed; the olhcr ninety-nine I lost" Judge. No matter how good a character deacon may have, be can not put I five-dollar bill in the plate, which hi has jilt passed, and make change foi himself without arousing the suspicion! of the congregation. I'uck. Hemorrhages. Ets'ttJlJc Vom, or from nay rau 1 pcedUy vua , trol loil niul Uiih1, Sores, 'Jlcers, Wounds, Sprains & Bruises. It la1 cooIIiik. u'eLnaliigaml HutilliiK. Polorrh It 1 ni'MUdtloar-lon. for Oils Uaiaililj ,tuuim. ;M in Mm Ili'ml.&n. "Iond' Kilrarr (nriii t nri," mteriilly pronnil toniMtMrlotisraiMW, clniiilil unapplied with Poult's Kxtmvt Kami M) i'in("- Rheumatism, Neuralgia. No other preparation Iiim cured mora riuuin of tliase dlxlrunaliiK eomplaliita I hail t lie Kit rarl. I'niMl'a Kitiarl l'lu. tt-r In Invaluable III tlifliwi diacaiMM, Lulu l'n. I'aliis In liiu k or Hlilo, A Diphtheria, Sore Throat, Cm) the Kiliuct promptly. IMuy is diiiigonmii. PSIaC Ulliit,IlliUnnrItr!ilnB. it I Ht5b in the un'Utest known rmnndy; ran Itllv curing wImmi oilier iiteilli'lnea luive falVil. Puml'ii Fxtruci OlnOiinil In of n:nat wrvic. whore the removal r doming I" Inconvenient. For Broken Breast and Sore Nipples.." nwcl i'Iiii Ktinirl will novnr be with (Mil It. I'oiiil". K.xll'iM't Oi ii mpnt Is thu Ix'hI uinollii-nt thnt run benpplloil. Female Complaints, major- Ity otfrmnlr iIIhi'Rwm theKxtrnri can 1m iim'iI.i'i ini ll known, Willi tlm greatest ln'iii'ilt. I'ull diiui'ilonii ucuoiiipituy each lioltlu. CAUTION. Pond's Extract S,',Sn tlm woiiIa "INiiiiI'm KHi iicC bluwn In thn kIiis. and otir iii:tum trndo-mnrk on iirroiiiidlni; hiirT wrapper. KoiiHotlhtrl L'l'iminn, AIwiivh liiKlwt on having FoikN Kitiun. 'J'a'lio no oilier preparation. It it nver told in hulk' or by mraturt. Sold ererjwlirrt, Tricon, uOc., tl, $1.75. Prepaml only hy I'OMI 8 EXTRACT CO., NEW YOltK AND LONDON, BUCK fILfl jr Black Lcproy, in a dlcn.ctt!ilcli is coiHdcr.'d' tnciiruhlc, Imt It 'ha yielded to the nirnllvc prop iTIica of BwiPT'a Kwinc now l;tin all ovii (lie world aa M. S. S. Jti. lliiiley. of West (Sonier villc, Mu'.,!ii'nT lionloti.WMiithii U it several ) cars ten with ilii hideous lilji'kcriititloii, nnd n an treat ed by tho brut medical talent, who ci:nld only m Hint tho dlcno an n fpecien of LEPROSY amlconwqiirntly inctiral.ie. It i liiiiM.H9ible todo (c riho her bii II i i hi::. Her bod from tho crown ol her head to I ho nili t of her fert Was a mam of Ue rnv, tlio flesh rotting on nnd leaving wviitcnvillra. Ikr tinners fostered in d several nails dropied ofl at one time. 11' r llmhs coiilraclcd by the fearful ulceration, nnd for ears sho d:il not leave her bed. tier weight was reduced fn ra l to til) lbs. Cmue faint idea of her condition can ho p learn d from tho fact thai three pjmids of I'osmolino or oint icnt wcro used per week In dressing her lores Finally (he iilivsti luns acknowledged their dcfci' by this Illark Wolf, nnd comj.umhd tho tuUin lo hernll-wiso Crealor. Her husband hearing wonderful reports of Swl.'rt Bpeclflc (H. 8. H,), preva.l 'd on In r to try It ns s last resort. HUa began Is use iiiuli r protest, but loon found that In r system was beinj; relieved the poison, ns Iho sores assumed a red and heulthj Color, us rlioML'h Iho blood was heei mini; pure ai.c active. lira, llnlley continued tho S.S.8. inilillnsl JVbruary; every boro was healed; fho discarded chnlr and crut nes. and was for the Cr't time in Ii years a well woman. Her husband, Mr. C A. 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