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TTTinTcOMFORT IN ABUNDANCE AND A WEALTH OF ARTISTIC INSPIRATION FOR THEIR LIFE WORK.
B^s. New Turk.) A MEMORY CLASS OF ART STUDENTS STUDYING A MOONLIGHT SCENE. i:CL!FFE ARTS AND CRAFTS COLONY. E WHEELER IS STILL WRITING AND ■E OF EiGriTY-ONE. m:\v-\oiuy daily tribune. Sunday, august 30, ioos. UP IX MAIXE. The stranger in town enters the postoflice and sits down on a barrel. After a twenty minute wait he addresses a native. "Any huntin" around here?" '•Some." "Rabbits?" "Ain't seen none."' "Any tracks?" "Plenty." "Deer?" "Nope." "Fox?" ", Nope." •Wildcat •. "Nor>«!-" "What kind "Trolley." (Exit stranger.)— Han-er'-H Weekly. "DIVERS DISEASES." One of the classes of small boys in Bethany Sunday school includes several lads who live •H-ar the Schuylkill River and who ar<- arcus tomed to going swimming from the w harvos below Smith street. The young woman who teaches tin class was Instructing them la Sunday in tin- mira< les cf divine healing Among tin- passages she read to them was Mark i. 34: "He healed many of divers dis eases." This aroused such a loi.k of interest ami intelligence on on.- little fellow's face that the teacher turned t<> him and said, "Well, Charley, can you tell me what i^ meant by 'divers diseases'?" "Sure, I can," was ih quick reply, "they're the "bends' and t!:. 1 sores mother says we'll gel i:' we •.:■< f-wimn ing i-i dog days.* Philadelphia ttecord. 1 I\DICTI\ I l> \n. "1 should think you would object to thai young man." "I do." "Then why not tell your daughtei -•■'.'" "Beeaus< I lon't propose t<. do anything to further his suit," LouisvilU Courie: Journal. CARROLL BECKWITH AT HIS HOME IN ONTEORA PARK. A IIUJXCH (IHUSTKMXG. New York Tourists See Qumnt Ceremony "Sear Sevres. Pa - August 18. A party of tourists from New Fork, when making a trip in a motor car through th en virons of Paris a few days ago, suddenly came ur°ri an unexpected scene It was the christen ing of a baby at th> little village "f Les Molidres, near Sevres. As- the American visit ors permed highly interested In the proceedings they wore invited to take part in th< • ■ r. :nony, which was different from anything of the kind to be met with at home. Tin following de scription of the w3d funtti'-n. related by a young American woman, gi\es a g<M.:l notion of how such matters are arranged in France. Pere Sinoet is the richest peasant in Les Molieres. His neat little house lias fio.. r s of polished elm. His garden is the biggest and brightest in the district, not excepting that of the cure. Pete Sincet had mentioned casually in the village cafe" that Ins wife was z> -ir.g to bring up his son's baby. Young Sincet, the baby's father, kept a sausage shop in -'ivres, which he was about to -••li a fortnighi hence, and owing to this the christening was fixed for the following Thursday, a day which with young folk in Franc is a half holiday. In the week that preceded th> ceremony the busi est persons in th'- village were Men Si:;r>et, the baby's grandmother, and !:•■• neighi r, the mother of th< godfather. At a French christen ing the leading role is- that of the ■ [father, but when, as in the present < ■■. c, th;ir (tart is to be played by a younj •r of only • ighi years; tlw responsibility falls i:;."n his parents. Both the sponsors of the Sincet baby were of tho same t> nili r age, ;m<: required a great deal of drilling. Pierre's own father Piern is the nam«- of tin godfather- being in rather strait ened circumstances, the customarj distribution of bright new copper sous !<■ the village chil dren had to be cut down to narrow limits, but, fin the other hand. "dragSes," or sugai plump. being fairly cheap, these were purchased on a lavish scale. Ftorty pounds of the large, white and pink sugar almonds were ordered down from Paris, with plenty of blue and white paper bags, hearing the date of the fes tivity in beautiful silver lettering, in which to distribute the sweets to villagers and guests. The two regulation presents were duly pur chased a silver handled ivory spoon f<>r the baby and a silk embroidered handkerchief for the baby's godmother. On the other side of the garden wall th< baby': grandmother, who had been a line cook in her younger ■!;....■=. was get ting read> foi th< Gargantuan feast which would end the ceremony, and which would he talked of in tin village f"r months to come. There woal ! be fifteen guests at this banquet. None of tl. -• :i f t--. n will eve] : rget it. Long befon '.', o'clock t!. church bell had [..■■; rinjrins joyfully and persistently. The great "i ii;< " of a christening : - in t!. 1 length of th< bell 'i;;:ir.^ Th( ". mneur" i: compelled t>. pull his bell a few times, l ;;t il !.• rings for : i sun th- "' .i loi '.. a greal •■■■ and thai hi ' ■ received a big five fran pii r ( onlinur)! <in rlxbtb pace 5