BEAUTY AT THE BALL
ow It in Mad Sb11 Eoe &ManJiflm
by Erqssite Toilet.
nZATHERS AND FLOWERS.
vew .es sa Casesr of Emblew -some Ie
samw vsegw of Dresem for avestg Woes
oe Teest am aon, Go3me-The Uee of
MCsMeemsmeer Ths Evnie Nr.
Raw oan, dameary, A
AB1S NAY 3E TER
reeognized ester of
the world of f-amiss,
but It isnolenger trees
as Mrs. Trollope ones
remarked, that it is
neery lego there
to e the perfectly
dressed woman. There
isquiteas much wealth
and luzary, quite as
mueh wlnement of
manners and physelal
grace in the'apital of
the new world as in
that guy ad frivolows
city, which oOnetitutes
""the noes of theme who
.40 pous, Pleasure s a
@wet of e'AL. The fashionable American
Srarely willing to necept the latest French
without considerablechnge and Modi
Avaties. This fact proves New York to be a
genuine eSpital with modes and mner Of its
Now that the eose is at tin height the
seman of fashion is to be seen at her very beet
a"d I sa't help noting that ball, dinner and
reception dreae have steadily maintained
their simplicity of make-up. relying upon the
elegance of material to attain fine efects,
In the initial illustration. for instance, you
will it bestruck by the simple style in
the gown is rnitured and set of. and
Set the efect is together charming, for it
would be difficult to and a more lovely gown
than this very oue-a pale blue satin with a
ellar in pleated cream silk gauze and raches
el the same on the sleeves and bottom of skirt,
the eisture being of cream satin. Besides
Stime Louis IT broeades and the heavy Louis
XVI inls. are extremely modish for evening
Wear. Those elegant fabrics are often set o
with frosts of whtte tulle embroidered
with Bave silk or with multi-calored pearls in
1yantime style. The overskirts worn with
-estames are either of silk muslna in
tw m black or white tulle. sparkling with
qanlesr stcc s, or eI ganze dotted with metal
SAL.L TouLr FoM YOUNo PRasoN.
For yeMg persone crpons and Milk musins
imed hm whwith c e t n esin
lares aidelicate tones are in great vogue.
man instance I saw an exquisite toilet for a
oung persom, which. contrary to the usna!
that dowere belong to ti o
twenties. feathers to the thirties and lace to the
fertims, was beautifully trimmed with a ligLt
1afy feather rieh encireling the bottom of the
gown and running up the mida to the waist. At
the shoulder there was a bu--e' of the feather
riamaing, which was in cream white, whale the
,a itself was in a delicious pale green.
The ioral ornaments of ball gowns are usn
ely granimas. Persian lilac, heather. eglan
Use and hydrangea. When I hear the men
failing the elegance of our toilets I am
' of the Abbe Gobelin' protest again"
te beautiful gowns of Madae de 3aintenoa,
who however. was not vet the famous
woman she was destned to become. but plain
Widew Uearron Paid the abbe: "Tou should
drem mere simply and in thid way overcome
year Inordinats desire to please.' To which
the body replied that she was really dressed as
piuly as a little country girl. "I couldn't
make my eestume any plainer; there is not a
ibboa sor a piene of ince that I could do with
eot" bat the esafesor refused to be eon.
'I deo't know what it all is," mid the priest,
as whem you come to eeufeesi.,s I ese a amme
et meterisl sink down In frow', o: me, and it is
tlogierlo graceful and beemes yes too
T eeera te that fscinating' mubject. bell
bmwn and their co omta its. I shouldn't fail
to remind you that ps arts have been all the
saethis sas. If you eann afford the reel
a s much the better for you, but the lei
are good enough for some of us. Any
way, yes can't yery well -s too many of them.
They should he worked into the bertha. and
telt of thin material which are apled to the
sees of soesges and they mtay aobe sown
ever the dem iself. A per necklace made
uP of three or four aluea is very good in ite
wa, but the modish thing is the dogecollar,and
t brnsot the beauty of a fine skin In a moat
delighfu smanner. I ~don't ouppose I need
Wra the brnettes against the use of pearle.
They are the exclusave privitege of the chil
dren of the nortaa. with whese blue eyes and
geblsa hair they accord dselouly'.
emu ams natsa. naama
The thesi Illustrals pletamus another
shamiag ben gown, msade up Ia erepe de
e~ne ndi eanared wath rakben. Thoee
asse he a foundation shirt of tsfet or elk of
De amm celer, cut very bias aad limed half
way spatS elaor a thin woelen elef.
The eepe bln is cagh upen beth s
e shown, wismaai boets.The shirt is
with mseet of the gabmos
aste bek.Tho puffed ofhl
as et the etirt is amae
hm4I elope doe hima, gathered aeth
d ,edu p wtt reversed eam. The
sh a fdo the Uslgseered
em ase pa..d .....ri., .he de.
ahheing edged with a emai sh.
sade et e head ot the The
shes.Ma has a bow, the left a mme bhe.
3ms emenuase to heid Uspe ass ai&se
anderekt bbmed wit Ys.a im..a g6
full beas isa ine am i
W the eaims is insiste
as bleek secking b;Q = 6'VW'v
seel leeA For dvsu eems dem aa
love i feIe er bestemssa ge
a of as r 1ar vihsi. Gls
wskare Wera a sniss hae is in
their faver- They sound abseaistel a a
Imy eaurthN yUbla ea WS "a ed
meated t" eharmig 0186 N n so e a
dinne dress and the ese *a s ht a b *A.
let Thedner dress imd afn ins ash 1l11%
wil p pa fgresover a ilk tnatisu.
There Isadesa-trana, whikb I trIa wim a
rasebe gathered In ths asd ad feastend at
the top and bottom. The shirt is eaugh uias
seek a way as to produc a wavy effet T
e prage is pointed lined with lak hoed as
bask, eat sqamrs in frest and eenl7So
eed with a velvet ,g=ar - apik
feather trinning: short velvet Missves ear
those of tabe. The fres of sdo fise ae
boeked to the semegem d eiS"er ea
tsle part of it or be pat eanyesinly. The
bal costume in made up in ?ela llie mnat,
a shade of pink aima The h brineI
Sur is in silver embroidery, m Bat m w
tUsed to the neek with reversed
The tablier in in ilk mlia sat
with ilver and is seved en en sedand hebed
ow the other. Tbe Ikiler alse form aepa
tron. It is lined with wite ilk thd
scollops at the bottom are ornamealed with a
Uevw fringe. The Wag train has a ksnasm of
flannel or thin woolen stuf between the xala
rial and the silk foundation. The girdle is of
silver Algree and has two long peadand sob
at the front.
It has long been a noeted question whesher
a lady of fashion went to a rand dinner
to plase the host or bw*L Coatinlythr
SALL CO*TUWI A"D assenae sasa
is no particular pleasure in attending easch an
eutertainnent. Rather is it from start to an
toh a stiff, ceremonious and unsociable proceed
ing. interrupted b awkward pauses, long waits
and the arrival of trghly indigeetiblo food.
Therefore would it seem more logical to claim
that the lady of fashion goes there to show her
dinner dress. a gown which. barring the low
neck and short sleeves, often surpasses the ball
toilet in magnierence. Even if you never have
an opportunity to wear one of these elegant
wne known as dinner dresses yet you willnot
disinclined to examine the beautiful creation
pictured in the last illustration.
It is the genuine thingrich. haracIous and
intricate, and is made up as follows: A straight
skirt, a corsage with paniers. both richly em
broidered, and a traia trimmed with swuns
down. the corsage also being trimmed with the
swansdown, which frames the V-shaped est
out at the back after it leaves the front. The
embroidery consists of an applique and gold
stitching. The folds of the train are supported
on the underskirt by a ribbon bead. The train
Itself is made up of the back pleese, with the
round sides turned toward them, they furnish
ing the requisite fuliness. The Wattea fold
Springs from the middle of the back. The
pointed corsage books in the middle. one side
crossing over the other. The leg o'mauttos
sleeves are embroidered at the wrists and are
tight from the elbow down and pufed at the
shoulder, but not much raised. The band of
swansdown which ornaments the side that
crowne is not "ewed to it, etherwis the Ior=g
eoul:1 not beot on, but It is fatenedat h
loerpat hewaet I pttngonth
pas th ad tsande ee(h
n b n A or~3 bW iny.o
Thoses intsd ttw, therwise th ec
co y nottbe puat onl butiti atened t h
lwrprt o th waet. tro pattsogen h
drs gp hebn oe theaon vrh
Whiche way tare wid daeh blw
Tohart stormad calo ane wIt o; i
Wthn blit setgheast rblwtest
The n hatower wind ha 1.
A, tehousnd etfomver ns
Artditwbo eatstabd itest,
Tniw or mae were avoing Ie~
Neht dhicao uer, Tribhasho
The dom.ng a somred hie rock. veel
Andcerd sd ntr o pra
"If Imdes to and m you igtl, wa g, "
Uega lnave ith a vgieroeeeradmr
nTimat alaios i no sre hat imieerm
Who tanoedm barkewill ekiswith .
Tha re, strm D am,and will not ng
W hmatean. ezsmypmaal
ithin is hereinig, heejelm. ei
nghen whateer win ay. b heow,
methea frt is l to o hait Iuadhoe
for d, d bfre t rest. The blow s it e e
These what hatlos atende winy set.
1or sethe iagn o amrebnenMa
he yung an. wirledhat awId
aidleared so toitefB n
emletIunesandyowit " all "e
eethat th frt sus os te.Inhane of ou
ae yslaelf, with ya aiest e hesime
n It rhalom ien thae ftur bnpes
"If that r your ase, ereindus.
in hs atte hrwy Ipes uer theet
atthia po f et ht ubit. eI haf hps
neeas thviaatenes, sr and labet
our AequlElscea oe Jieeflss'
e,"ent onisere apoftlya, whee
baamas dssi e.Ih
heee in eemi raptseire MIe m e m
eelty.helf. wmeih as reurasiheesban
mas a e up e we l emsssste
slghly ave been--abl I poeeayf einesh
tag eye s; ays es's ama Is aseaa em f
hemIsy s a-r-tt- er bit ir"edet
Ihes whebs seess
Wever mi eshs eh~~m
th sk af asbass
ps~ne a b sl d~ e
bmJIhule af1edem Natal. Whsk
Iaie laesn Kisada,
1AVORITES OV FORTUNE.
New a baphed afswered ass Biheft
um -o tern-The eM eelF to hnsme
ala-A Wg ees a DOW slosUo-A LamP
Of 0ier Worth 616800-" Isa" at
OST G 'AT DISOV
Sris of the precious
metals have been made
by ehamee," said a
learn metalrgist to
.a writer for T=n ST .
"Shepherd., poor Is
borers and sometimes
even chdren have been
obese. by fortnue to
And immense treasures
in the earth. The ms.
famous mines of Peru
were rst come acroes
by an ignorsat fellow, who, while leading his
Gek to feed on the slopes of the Andes, lighted
mos brambles to prepare a frugal repeat. A
pebble, heated by -flame, attracted his
W"tse by its -ini carried it to the
mint at iAme , ,tb W tested and proved
to be silver. The ine thus struck was worked
and made lb discoverer a nillionaire.
"The rich geld'eldsof Calfornia were found
by a Mormon labser ' ' Marshall. who was
employed at a saw ea the south fork of
the American river. In January, 1848. this
aman was engaged in ng a race for a mill,
when he came across e small bits of yellow
metal, which he and his fellow workmen sup
poed to be gold. The swift current of the
mill race washed away a good deal of earth,
leaving coarse particles of gold behind, and
soon a considerable quantity was collected.
Pretty soon, having ascertained that it was in
deed the precious metal that had been found,
the men at the saw mill abandoned all other
work and took to washing for gold, of which
they could each obtain an ounce or two per
day on an average. Rumors of the discovery
sp and during the following jear people
k to California from all over the world.
It is estimated that in six months 90,001 per
sons arrived there by sea or across the plains.
and that one-fth of them perished by disease
during the following six months; owing to the
hardships and privations to whick they were
GOLD IN NT5 CAnOLISA.
"Toward the close of the last century a
squatter named Ileid, who had been a soldier,
cleared a piece of land in the county of Cabar
ras, N. C. He built a but of logs. but could
hardly Bnd means of subsistence. the country
being albost a desert. gn 1799 he married, anid
a few years later three of his children, while
playing on the banks of a stream. Paw a big
yellow stone. They took it to their father
who did not imagine that it had any value, ana
he placed it on the Iloor near the door of the hut,
which is served to keep open or closed, these
good people being so poor that they had no
latch to ineir dwelling. One uay Rleid, at the
s=ggestion of a neighbor, took the stone,
which weighed fifteen pounds, to Fayette
ville and showed it to a goldsmith,
who pronounced it to be gold. The gold
smith asked the old soldier what he would take
for his pebble. and the latter said he would ac
cept 43.25. which the dealer readily paid him,
thef nugget being actually worth a good deal
more than 04,00. The mountain at the foot of
which the yellow stone was found proved to be
enormously rich in gold.
Tn DIsOCovaaza zomRo Waovrs.
''he discoverer of a mine seems seldom to
proit by it. In 1659 Marshall was forgotten in
California and had become poorer than ever.
The richest veins of silver in Chile were found
la 1831 by a mountaineer named Godoy, who
hunted guanacos in the Andes. One day, being
fatigued, he sat down under the shelter of a
huge rock and was struck by the color and
brightness of a projecting part. He chipped
the stone with has knife and Anding that he
could cut it like cheese, to use his own expres
sion, he took a specimen of it to Chicago.
Mineralogists to whom it was submitted at
once perceived it to be chloride of silver
known otherwise by the name of 'horn silver,1
because it has the texture of horn. The mine,
being worked by Godoy and a moneyed part
ner. developed sAlver in masses. Great profits
were made, but the discoverer was so foolish as
to sell his share, dissipated the money and died
without a penny.
T=3 LUCK oF Two aNoTsaNs.
"Among the persons employed at the mine
discovered by Godoy were two brothers named
Dolados, who gained a miserable livelihood by
carrying wood on the backs of asses to the
smelting house. One day they came across a
crevice in the earth, opened by some earth
quake, in which was an enormous block of sil
ver ore. From this block more than sixty
quintals of silver were taken by merely remov
ing the soft crust from the mass. It was worth
altogether about 0701.000, which the brothers
squandered in gambling and otherwise, being
finally left poorer than they were before the
311LL.o03 7303 A IKaLL iEctioN LEFT..
"In 180 two Irish miners named Gould and
Carry went to Carson City, Nev. They were
working on a reef of quartz which gave little
le From time to time they journeyed to
Faciso to procure provasions from a
groeer who trusted them, although they had
no money. Instead of paying cash they made
over to the grocer a foot, then a yarj of the
lode, until at last the latter became proprietor
of two-thirds-of the mine. Une day Gould and
Carry plaed their handa on sucha a block of
area the brothers Dolados had found In Chile.
Only a email part of the mine remained to
thoe; the lucky merchant held ncarly all the
shares, and yet the two mIners secured millions
fer their own portion.
1373 T1531ata ecmas.
"On a sertain island in the Indlan ocean
yaeanie lava, ones erupted from beneath the
bed of the sea, extend. along the coast in the
form of sand and shingle. Aamong the grains
of pand are numerous gold colored erysal of
ehUyselite or 'gold stone,' which glitter in the
e. Mere than a century ao a French noble-.
maa went mad. Struck wit the brilliancy of
these little pebbles, he mistook them for gold,
picked them up on the shore, heated them in a
ormeible and fancied that he produced ingots
from them. Hlis family allowed him to amuse
himself in this manner, even providing him
with a laboratory.
"All this was nearly forgotten when, about
thirty-Gve years ago, the experiments of the
amad alchemist were revived by persons who
ached the Freach goernament for the conoss
elms of the gold mies on the slmad referred
to. Shareholders locked together, great per
asese interested themselves in the matter
and tons et sand were carried to Prance, gold
alwy being discovered in it. Silver andi
patam were also found associated with the
gl.Eye-witneses declared that 109.000 men
wrigfor the same number of years would
screyexhanst even the surface of the maine.
In s ofec falure, companIes interested in the
develepe t this wealth .dll euisk. It is all
esnmnname os enaa mssn
mermaa miners have many stmrdiaary
ssmdes, whish are hade dews by tea
Mlen and firmly believed In. 'They Imagine
that the subterranean desmanes ase ruled by
goodmatredand benevolent gods. There are
cefytwo, one being good ad the other bad.
he lemris called lechels ad the ethier Eo
bell. To propitiate them their mamaes have
hess gives to tes metals aiehe nd cobalt,
which wer cs ml eovered in me meimes
et haesy. eyare the who all or
es elede, and wh Meear~e.s
as ith iremoed. ala. ashea h
blep hpeed themgei
~mrw imdown thee
e M seen aM m
5s' aseses s sense as ase
ens.shes s esale r denmassa.
mee n wa lah e elssns h
A 1e of dmo.
and CA o Beeh a1mt o base ew
mate et sheet 3m,m0 eet e abhedty
"The ao for geSm is met eardied on t
Europe Inthe some syntmme ammnr as in
Bamil, California and India, but by simple
mountaft trueers, a eredulous, psevering
and hardy?.., whogive themeelves up to the
budness s collecting. Prompted by a art of
Instinet, they wor Ml the
and quarts, either by = r the
pick. and very often om upon magniseeat
gmedes and dee pechets In the reeks, Maed with
arnadtp gleaming wihthe
o given by ature thousands of
who they were formed by her i
rUTE AND TE nsA31LT.
A Gro Mule Whose only cemem We Ise
Me messeors Saaey.
inem the ourlsregournaL
Some year. age I was the owner of a large
iron gray mule named Pete. Peto was the
pride of my heart, the apple of my eye, my
spoiled favorite. Pot, and I were traveling
over a spur of the Wahoatch mountains, and
not having anything particular on my mind I
was enjoying the scenery, which In that region
is very fne. Pete may have been occupied for
awhile in the same manner, but if he was he
soon turned his attention elsewhere, for his
whinny reminded me that it was dinner time,
and both Pete and I were hungry.
Accordingly, when we came to a nies grassy
place I tethered Pate to a tree, allowing him
about twenty feet of range, and, taking some
ham and crackers out of my haversack, sat
down on a fallen tree to eat them. While I
munched the ham and crackers Pete cropped
the fresh grass, which grew long and green.
Suddenly he reared up and snorted in a man
ner that very plainly said: "Look out."
I sprang to my feet, atrd it was quite well I
did so, for it saved me from the embrace of a
very large, very hungry and very ferocious
grizzly bear, who was standing erect ant pre
paring to throw his paws around me. I rushed
for the nearest tree and was up It in the wink
ing of an eye. I have often thought how kind
it was of Providence to put trees in the same
places that he does grizzly bears.
I was safe for the time being, but, alas, poor
Pete I The bear went about things in a very
cool and complacent manner. He must have
seen at the first glance that Pete was tethered
with a strong rope and could not escape and
climb a tree, as I had done. So he sat down on
the trunk of the fallen tree which I had just
left in such haste and began to study Pete.
Perhaps he was endeavoring to calculate the
precise amount of flesh on Pete's bones, and at
what point it would be best to begin his meal.
I could see by the expression of his eyes that
he was taking Pete's measure, fur he cooked
his head over on one side and assumed an ap
pearance of great wisdom, as you have seen
critics look at a picture. He also licked his
chops in evident anticipation of the repast in
which he was about to indulge.
Pete's behavior, much as I know of that re
markable animal, surprised me. When I was
safe the alarm that I had seen expressed in his
eyes disappeared altogether. He dropped his
head and began to nibble the grass again. He
went on with his grazing just as if there were
no such thing as a grizzly bear in the world.
He would nip off the succulent green stems
and chew with great steadiness and regularity,
and occasicnally I could hear his contented
snort as he struck an unusually delicate bunch
The bear was as much astonished as I at
Pete's absorption in the business of eating and
indifference to danger. Evidently he consia
ered such conduct without a parallel, for he
looked harder than ever at Pete, then scratched
his head and tried to think out an answer to the
problem. But Pete calmly went on with his
grating and looked neither to the right nor to
the left, while I sat in my tree and stared.
By and by the bear arose from the tree. He
knew that he could not size up Pete's conduct
merely by sitting there. Then he made agrand
circuit around the tree in order to watch Pete
from every angle and point. Getting no satis
faction out of that mode of procedure, he
came over to my tree and looked up at me for
an answer. But I had none to give him, for I
was na much puzzled as the bcar was. Between
the bear and me we began to think that Pete
had lost his mind. Perhaps fright at the ap
pearance of the bear had so bereft him of rea
son that he continued to eat grass through the
mere force of habit.
Soon the grizzly got tired of the endeavor to
decipher the mysteries of a mule's behavior.
Appetite was getting the better of curiosity
and he prepared for work. He went back to
the log ngainst which he had first leaned and
made a critical examination of his destroying
apparatus. He stretched his front paws and
saed the muscles of each with the other.
Evidently he was satisied that he was in good
trim, for he opened his mouth and ran his paw
along the edge of his teeth to see that they were
slarp. Each claw was inspected in detail and
when all was over his bearship appeared to be
thoroughly satisfied that he was us to demolish
a whole drove of mules, if the opportunity
These things done the bear gave the signal
for action. le opened his muouth and emitted
a serious of growls which made my deash creep
and my hair rise up under my hat.
But Pete, as before, went along with his,
grazing. His countenance expresed no proof
that he had heard the growling of the grizly.
The latter dropped on all fours,with his hungry
mouth open and his great teeth disclosed.
Still Pete made no sign that he either saw or
heard, but confined his attention strictly to the
business of finding dinner. The bear, also
having the latter end In view, rapidly ap
proached until he was in striking distance
and then rearing up prepared to disembowel
Pete and break his neck with one blow.
Down came the outstretched paws. and at
that moment Pete seemed to become aware for
the first time of the presence of te grizzly.
He sprang forward, the paws struck only the
air, and then I saw a gray form double itaelf In
a ball and bound upward. Out of that ball
flew two legs, which shot back and forth with
the rapidity and force of piston rods, going
thump, thump upon the body of the grizzly.
Up and down went the body, and back and
forth went the two pile drivers. The bear oas.
struck all over, on his head, on his shoulders,
on his side, on his paws. Hie fell in one direc
tion and then in another. He was kicked into
the air and pounded into the earth. The
breath was driven out of him and life followed,
and at length he lay upon the ground a shape.
less mass, every bone in his body broken, while
Pete had quietly returned to his Interrupted
grazing, without a hair Injured.
A STREET IDYL.
"Only te seNo ees," and the Youth With
From the Detea Emral.
A street band, eonsisting of a harp, a lute
arAd two violins, mnade such unusually good
musle on West street the other evening that
a great erowd was beguiled into stopping and
listening to It. The musicians seemed care
ful to suit all tastes. They played "Maggie
Murphy's Home" and Mendelssohn's "Spring"
Song," "'The Party at Odd Fellows' Nal
and "Love's Dreamlandt Waltzes," "Whgtl
and Wait for Katie" and the "Prison Song"
from "Bi Trevatore" with equal ferver and
impartiality, and after every three or four
tunes the ehief musician eanvassed the
erowd, hat in hand. On oe of these rounds
he was stopped by a tail yeaug fellow ph.
steed In the sadow of a store doorway. The
young sman threw a eela into hi. hat and
whispered a lew words to hiand the taast
after a meesente thuhnodded his
and wenerbhesto hi NE gave
a shet ordartain an tee wa tuniget
ahhpnd the stmand thea n e mit
dauy ad eeiv e sme the stain
to See There seems teo
som tousk of nature In the made of the son.
tmanstal old agthat teaches the ao mae
and brnsaisatasp late his traand
*t had lb e n the erewd, less of ee
whoe bear t almdal ema tellee aba
st egbed at 4 u h al thems
ee. ..r: . ee..te e.
se sM eu QW tQWB to
GRA-1IE T A LK.
as No A a red a ]b Ap.
Thea Gmee in estmaifm as.uM Vme Th0
Og the Teems met Whism She amase Se
eets asIes Tham tNme Masont sed
teir- 1attes U tM. 0 "t
WO CRAPPIM W
obsvdby a ftan re
poter walking down
Conneetisut avensu the
Other day. as ehappi.s
walk-tat i, lazily, as
if heither had ever had
anything in the world
to do. That both had
been hard at work all
day making the where
withal to support them
"IVe" as chappies Was a
fact which one would not have been apt to
infer from their appearance. Arrayed with far
more elaboration, although apparently simply,
than Solomon in all has glory, they, neverthe
less, looked as though they had never toiled or
spun In all their lives. The gentle stoop to the
shoulders that both had looked quite elegant
and English, and who had a right to suppose
that it came from bending over a clerk'. desk?
The chappies walked along quite silently. and
this was right, for the chappie code requires
that the chappie should sak seldoim and with
evident effort At length one of them broke
"JIa-aw-is--aw, dancing gQod exercise, do
you suppose?" maid he. I
His companion struggled with the idea that
the question suggested for a few minutes and
then, by one of those happy flashes that some
times lights up the,brain Of the man whoseldom
Pays anything- clever, hl replied, "I hope so,
for it is all the exercise we get '
DoN'T SNOw WEAT REAL ExZnc is18.
Poor old chapple. He bends over that desk
all day, he dresses himself up and lounges all
the afternoon and he dances all the evening.
The brisk walk in the country the exhilarating
swinging on the horizontal bar, the manly
bowling of the heavy wooden ball, all these are
amusements which he does not know, but an
overheated atmosphere, an orchestra to play
the music and a partner to keep him company
in the waltz or polka-this is the way the chap
pie takes his exercise.
Yet dancing must be good exercise, it stands
to reason, for it brings nearly all the muscles
into play and ought also to be good for the
ings. The only objection is that is is indulged
in at a late hour, when sleep would be the best
thing for one, and in a room where the atmos
phere is not usually good. There Is, too, con
stant danger of cold*, for the dancer gets
heated and seeks relief in a draft and in the
drinking of cold water or iced punch.
The ways of the society man and woman are
strange. Like burglars, when most peole go to
bed they start out into the streets ie owls,
they Plume their feathers in the (ay time so
that they may look sleek and unruMed by
night: like "coons" and "possump," they feast
and enjoy themselves when other people are
wrapt in deep slumber. The African lion
roams about the plain and jungle from dark
until dawn, and the society Lion disports him
self in parlors and ball rooms from 9, 10 or 11
o'clock until midnight, 1, 2, 3 or 4 o'clock in
the morning. It is a strange life indeed, and
it has strange effects upon the people who fol
TEN MASC1ULTNE OP DEM3N?
"What'sthe maaculineofadebuntsnte?" This
was the question that one of the ehappies just
described asked his companion after he had.
received a satisfactory reply to his inquiry
about dancing being a good exercise.
"A darned fool!" repiled the other instantly.
"What !" said chapple No. 1, -you don't eall
a lebutante a darned fool, do you?"
"No, of course not," said chapple No. 2. "but
a he debutante-a fellow who comes out into
society regularly at a certain age, as girls do.
is an ass, whom 'twere courtesy to term a
darned fool." All of wJich tends to show that
chappie No. 2 was not such a nonentity as he
appeared to be.
A debutante Is properly a person without any
corresponding creation in the masculine sex,
for a man becomes a society man gradually,
white a girl "comes out" at one fell swoop,
bursting her shell of girlhood and appearing
with futtering wings as the equal of other
young women who have been fying about in
society for some years. She gets as much at
tention, generally, the first year as she ever
gets afterward-sometimes more, and what a
remarkable thing it is, that. having been a little
girl up to the very moment before she "came
out" and besme a womanshe nearly always be
haves herseltwell and carries her sudden honors
gracefully and without embarasment. If the
young brain gets a little flurried sometimes,
and the young head is carried a little too high
in the air, it is no more than as to be expected.
Imagine an ordinary subject in a monarchy
suddenly placed upon the throne. imagine 'a
tussian peasant suddenly made czar, and you
have some idea of the sudden and high eleva
tion which a young girl who is beautiful at
tains after she has made her debut.
DIr11aENT wITH A KAN.
But with the man it is entirely diferent.
When he arrives at an age whet he may prop
erly go to the balls and parties of grown-up
people he begins to be asked to them. He as
very bashful and self-conscious. He makes
blunders all the time. His embarrassment is
often so great that he sometimes doesn't go to a
pty where he would like really to go. He
has a hard time generally. When he is at a
party he receives little attention. The girls
prefer older men. It takes a year or two be
fore he gets into the full swing of society and
before he enjoys it. No tea or german Is given
him when ha'comes out," he hiss no managing
mamma to maneuver so that he shall receive
all the attention possible, he Is east upon his
own resouroee and must makeehis own way.
After a time he may develop into a howling
swell and then the pror petting that he gt
speedily turns his had, for It can hadybe
questioned by anybody who has obeerved care
fully that the masculine society head ts lighter
than the feminine societ head-that the howl
ing swell is more eoneetdthan the belle-that
he has less brains and more affectations. He
is very ap to become mercenary, to drop his
old fredto become thoroughly unpopular
and not to care if he Is so,
3o33 moRE BAIna-a TAL.L
A little more chappie conversation may not
be mss hersa. laid ehapple No. 1 to ehappie
"Going to the Blanks patold ma?"
"Yes, gesso," said ceapple No. 2.
Bthouhtyou hated Mrs. Blank,"
"So I do, adshe hates ebnt I don't mind
that. I go toher parties hc ae'
"Can you reconcile that to your ese.eism===
hre'said olapeNo. 1.
'y what"si e~~ No. 3,
Chappie No. 1 du tpto epanwhat a
eonscienee is, for if a man ast got sue he
never understand a denition of ens.
Noie. 2has, Ofeourse, a conscience, and
whnah summer eomes and he is not atay
fashionan resort it aserts itsfbut In winsr
duigthe season, it is eepletely
muld ad its vesselis vrMa.It u se.
erally so with the es who aambit
for seeiety heoos. The desire to be resident
eften cases a public nmn to septo sme se
tiewhish ha weuld nothewieeemmi .nd
the dsre for inesstleuss haq~uybs a she
Mlar Iime a e the engwsewhale
nature hss sdwith the deietobe ausen
eM nd aho gsa M
ianything bae Th sntin
ends reptais In hi pertiemersa
ese et gees aa w ee
who sek eafhin an
atoasthendtsu a m ie W as a
hamsandho w ser h wbas
asese les stian
pat ad past *
-te di-n -sss o
- . asee
and I ensa he h
anse ,n a on
men. Good leawe so ,
mereover, 1ay sa a" oP * .
They ha= W e 6sb
te a hed of re=ag . 3aI
as the n weaen e- an to do
butats's oheeks wear OR. taft eos and hen
6sament awe her inevitable k, but 9 s mser
aneows haremt any nos Ihe will so be am 4d
treetiv a4 th eae of 60 seasoen ft e As r -
th e Let her star et hem same
ad and ke heeta anher e
and when she shows heRself ts wl be as
a blooming ran inessed of pea.ag So
pearanee ot a faded GOwer Ate 4
stem. Furthermore, a. wil sjherss
much mere, for it is =!eg en" t 6.
body is worn out Atga.
AT TIM 1144E7 NAWNUU
Why Miss Prim Was 1hoUMI Ae' MOMS
a Keemleg Os.
Item theChisage Time.
"Well, here's Mrs. Sough's; gasse r en
and sell her a tcket, as' be mes to buy,"
mused Miss Prim as she paased ee e an
artistio Queen Anne oettmge and eaght her
breath after a long climb up the hi1.
"Hoopla. 'ere we go!" aboated a ehildis
voles from the regions et the bask deor. Kim
Prim ermaed her long eck and was hedmed
when she beheld the three little me...as- hav- 9
ing a merry ride upon the clothes real ad 0
kicking up theik youthful heel in an atiandon
of delight. "Little varmiats," am Miss Pim,
"if they were mine I'd fx 'em; that elothes 1
rool will be broken, and the expense-but them I
it's none of may business." And with this land
able decision she proceeded to monat the ste
and ring the door belL
Rtattle-te-bang ! came in hollow lonse from
the interior. Mis Prim had broken the bell
with her energetic pull and now found hereslf
standing with the greater portion in her head.
Nothing was left to do but to knock ti her
knuckles ached. and at last, after repeated ef
forts, her patience was rewarded by the appear'.
ance of Sally, the maid.
"Good morning. Is your mistress iaP'hed
"I'll mse,* ma'am. Step inter the drawl.'
room-" and Sally snickered as she tried not
to look at the broken bell. "The bell eame
off-" began Miss Prim, grimly. "Lawks,
yes." said Polly, with a burst of mirth and con
fidence. "that's some of Master Jack's dOi's.
lie broke that 'ere bell this mornin', and he
fixed it all up ag'in so as the next person letg
would think they done it. ir se that his pa
With this Sally vanished. Miss Prim ganed
The parlor was furnished with great testo
and elegance, but, alas, it looked as though
a cyclone had swept through it. A a of.
apples stood on the piano with a 'he
apron thrown down beside them and a
paring knife on the Boor. It seems illy,
who was preparing the apples for a p-M'
preferred to sit in the "drawin' room,
where she could see her beau, Tom, the de
livery boy, as he drove past. A broom lay
in idle luxury on a plush couch, with its
head on a gold-embruidered oAshien. Before
Miss Prim's shocked eyes had time to ob
serve more Sally returned and ushered her
up the stairs with: "Missis will be pleased
to have you step up to her room." Mhe as
cended, but the way was fraught with danger
as several of the stair rods were half of and
seemed demoniacally beat on tripping her.
The delicately frocoed walls were further en
hanced with sketches done with burnt oork.
Mrs. Slouch's room was in fine disorder; Nh
toilet table was heaped with faded Bowers, fans.
gloves, perfumes and powder; the combs ad
brushes had overflowed and lay with a pair of
slippers upon the door. A dainty tissue ball
costume lay In the corner, where Mrs. Slouch
had stepped out of it the night before, and the
chairs were littered with hats, parasols, dsh,
gowns and books in a onfused jumble.
Mrs. Slouch herself lay on a lounge among
a dozen or more Auffy silk pillows. Wen Miss
Prim entered she threw down her novel and
exclaimed: "I'm so glad to see you, Miss Prim:
I'm half bored to death, nothing to do b'ut read,
read, read; I danced so much lmat night it gave
me a spell with my heart, so I don't dare move
today. "I m sorry, im sure" murmured
Miss Prim, sniffing, as she sought in vaia for a
place to sit down.
"Just knock thoe things onto the foor,"
cried Mrs. Slouch easily, "and stay awhe.l"
"I musin't staylong. I only-" began Miss
Prim, when she was interrupted bf a tap on the
door, and enter Jane, the colored maid.
"Please, Miss' Leah, Marser Jack's deas
gone fall into de swill barrel, and I wants a
clean pin'fore fo' him."
"Heavens! Jane, don't bother me, but look
in the closet there. I dare say you' fAnd
No sooner had Jane toahed te handle o
the closet than the door eprang open, as i b
magic, and out rolled a medley of apareL
tweed ulster, mud-splashed, comrtd with a
white cashmere morning gown; a pair of rab
her boots fell out with a ball dress. u
"There, Jane." said Mrs. Slouch, "Jst see
how careless you are; look in deeper and yen'l
find some." Jane thus incited vanishdA from
sight. burrowing like a rabbit. and tossing eut 3
article after article as she oleered a pathway 1
through the mass. Mrs. Slonch viewed the ,
proceedings with interest. "L! Jane," g o
cried, "there's my Madra shawl I lost two t
years ago; let's se what eleas in "the
"Moseberting" eme in mufe toese
from Jane. "Here's a pillow, Miss' Leah, and W
a silber suga' bo'."
Mrs. Slouch was convulsed with laughter and,
sank down upon the nearest chair, ershing
her new fail bonnet as she did so. "Go en, j
Jane; it's just like a grab bag; whet meat?"
"Marser Jack's shoes what wins loe' is' t
spring--an' Ia! if hash an' yo' ptMes. wif
de poin' lae flounce what yoss allowed was *
"Good gracious, Janet You mast take a
nay and go clear through tat eloset. Did g
you ever see the beat, Miss PrimP'
Peor Miss Prim had bean a shocked eetir
to the proceedings, the eqmalof whisk amen-.
tally declared she had never seen befere. fihe c
opened her lp to speak, but that is an hr as iq
she got, for Jutthea another tap eare en a. 1
door and Hannh the eek, entered.
"Lawks, Mis' Slouch, If we ant ond the
capt we lost last horenieaning time I"
"Did we loss one? I'd forgettaa," am Ems, *
Slouch, who was amore interested Ina. elet a
than the recovery of lost creo
"Why, yessam, and I'll jutbet yen eunt i
gues where it was fud" emid eek, her
"That trash Jima must have lai i e t te
well curb after it was folded and sum et them j
children must have pushed it I.."
"No wonder the water toeand funny," sted
"You'd think so If you'd sa what I se. *
Theman got ua dipper, a it ffhaises d 1
forks, a dead cickn, a.-"a
"I mst Mrs. Sloush," said Niss Pa s
vnthe inducement eerud Ma.tso I
goig through all the sleestos' them had s
no attraction for her.
As she went dowma. frunt staps a. ehB- t
drum, whe on since had beebe. a. elethss I
rere tahinea frost et ahemss wIth
dow happened to open. 1
That was one too mya her lossm~ a
ahe peasd to rEmeastrats with thems, ono ,s
have her words resved with hewisef dobs.
"Mercy mnet" mmsd EMis Pa.. 'm Gam- I
fuDor thm ever at a. lard M m -
fit, tsmake amena neat he is mel N I
I didn't ferget to sk 'heeweauas a
ticket Ior the losro Mender m Al" e
wener. ._________ .___ a
e*Dd -' ye a. Qe ~a M M Q. MMt
WUU r'," se oatodis
-wen uts'sesetetesmmseom~ass ss
WORTH IANY NILUONS
atU~~ Un i dob ffsU *
EOW HE EADE A FARM PAT.
hess a e he 3. =k--l Sma Me
anesl-2ese eon=& Ensemme VVass1afts
Smer an VP in ames w .mb- .aIM
R E to We Ein a Veer Em.
- -mn m1u E Tm
Seaen, a M to the
* at t t ,paber.
every day M vaquierly
s the mahegay esck
UAr the eagle morik
the hear 1, a steel
httle gestiman when
ea- ilee wih il
busby bard am miid
brown eyes behind
would daMoe a royal
od fellow anywhere en earth. As the grind
t dally buner hour after hocr.
's andrvfrd~d"'OM~M^Page after pace o
n many letter. that a Vongrema
rise If he in so do hie duty h hi--sta-ab
row and then ho lav* down e b the
Issues ftb Upward toward t= =Oakr
.d he atee. the thead of the
maing baminess of the Houmse. Bos the pea
i resaimed and the letter-writin begins again.
he hoars pam, the Hoase adjo ue. and the
member with the brown eyes and the heavry
eerd hastn aboat the ebmabr. eieferring
rith other members on the share of the work
f the Honse or of his o-mi=Mee that fa"ls to
im. Him morning has bees spent in errands
mong the departments and nightfall hardiy
ampl him from the manifold dean of his
e goes home to e ca" ape by
eople ha never saw. who ask of hum alm mau
er of possible and impossible thing.
This buy member in John IL Mtehell. the
lehast au no theaaeemn in the Boom.
rorth turON.M ei desug the drudgery.
ay after day, that in any ordinary eerOf
ife wculd be done by a SIM cleft. =eis the
hly eon of Alexander Mitchell. the founder of
he Chicago, SL. Panl and Milwaukee road. one
f the grandest personal fore the busineas
eTeopment of the grat northwest has known t
r felt. Now, in his forty-eigth year. ha
Irongly reembles him father in person and is
haracteristics. Aeck Mitchell all his life
rare the manner and the speech of a AScotch I
man; the ee n unlike the father inthem re
pects, but wonderfullyyrodsoee himn In1
re, eatures, mind eet aracter. The
amae sturdy frame the mme ay
ealty nature, the same frank i
euos. dlm.a trof. the sam e g tohcioumess
firight-minMedthought anad action, followed
ry the respect and affection of him lows.
Iesovations have not bad time yet i this
oAtr" to ehow many ochk pe ohe at
ink father and kon.
"AMW 01altoel b the &mvah pie.
ere of the dortwata in 10k wam hm baet
ttyt Milasuhue t e d b t 1,
.......s....f . ..t . |ni bet
1. popl. Cicago was ISO larger than
al Avgkee and th tog emmd uite a
kely to become te e a
eeL A cluhter aongt e
ver ~a"i twoeorthoos e w
nges boleding ot ever dVLy
ket h at Milwaukee as hoat thse.
r pesp e dromed in e
ad fax. The "Trd plemear had net
- --e---" wt e . wa
teays achi nw and ofatea a eer
ad he aereeohsh erl d.y.. th aevtra
lahe Mitehend case4 ths estas th teener
w imera t he emeier T.eStle
heamas coma s tealf eterybet
m4e e mmo m m h .sbe.
Nil mas J Kaehe. e ign e
- e kew.hmmne
de.vi .am 46 do W"se meus&
ke .bee. .e
Pies o se he IN as eem
Mitbell is" his amMhe4 as methes is so
Txemmy- mh e am.
Job. IL Unith shsetd at e01h a. fm
ether a I r.oe a .et war* his "a
weal. b.l the t1 elmpe me gamel nMM
ebieh ad bw .saimdss to.gbeome.
e his 11461. The eas see00 -e . ius.
Nom bfam hukg a"m red emeam anon
tm.-d :.4 h e 'ad a od t@ --
ctvi~g "Ott sel amde. Ni L
beshed so Inweve. omers, To the* I
Meet Sad adets he 'Ni 011deed
boo the ml f h
.-- - of the ' e wot"" su d ..'
i ad efoe bad laet bont d md
low Ibisod. MAd beassl m
father md me had alwaye eSimmd s u sse
ofecios. Their biosi Owies Ombe
took o am aminvh am asamaa
ss a.t Job MateheB's ta won a.
aet me. he ebeoe a as, ss disomud bF as
Ib I in. enres of 6--*=.. Ris 111ae 6.il
give. him early i. hm Career a&.. e .et a.
ac te mubube of Milmebo& whm he
.ith ...r..t..'= is
bed, = ..V His maamb
beeght ha.m full reward. Ein e.
hones are estill the pride of the legian.d hlis
throsw of his es the .
bms, The smm. who hem to for his doily been&.
I tau them.' em Mr. Mitchm g .
hiM farming. "that I he.made ma @s
ofmy farm than amy framet I e~erk..
i a trlcely eeme.nam. although IS e s oa r
the plaoe inresd e.pidy . val. a" wbe.
the .od~e M o m lemed A Soldt 84 acoo
igure. 4 I tether tkink I mAs baie.g
aside freom that. I No i It is the only
whe.e yo. cm lie with the fulmel W
th, bet Ime an-e e adib mlthe ssesmyes.
of %he good than"eof this W&s A ebeei
w l-to-do farmer is usually he " W O,
ammom. Ad wh- ehouds he ha"? Mik mare"
of the wome 6 business amd it king 49 h
ow. time and work, with abUttle eampieabe
him that is all ham ow. miwahtertg the ee
your round to hi. eupport a"d bamlkt h
if bedy ad mim4. of hamelr md hm b
a LOTe. Or masenee..
Mr. Mitheu is a lower of paieg.. w
mother ya.0al may yreeago tar her ee.
eceio. of rare a.4 costly weas t at Mr.
Matehem hme t a large oesetes., be a ft
.oehle i. the value md waithO t may e 680.
lemt representatives of the bet arit of do
coutury. Amorg bas man souble es
a0 what is uadoebtedy ase seet = of
Jlae Bhres. to be esu i. Ameule.. I in
the "Evening at Fminmtere" which he =
at the Sloeey am". It wall be remembered
as the M male Aeumfaml oft ftMilead
dS4.0. Mr. Jamese in. the It. Pau. tame.4
amagonee, mad his old framed md busines.se m
cte both wanted th pctere..ch bei.
wholly amoras .f t. .ehr'. w.. .. n..
meato, therefnem, bid esmeely s.o&
ther and ml. .mm, ,All.i. . 'b*...
may ritise may in the .. .h UNION&
Mr. Musit, whom be -h eI rm
eM eesar.e Jim Kil, c..mb&
o--.t. h eWrte o td .e..e..ea:.,...
Ms. im he e sd knw Meaim" be gw
hed. am Mr. AMU would ma"eeat~J
="~~ ~ "more "B" sasat" US
tha"," . Pa me" i. se M s
dsO me,ea me. .o. mlg
Slast ~ ~ ~ ~ ln Wo sNm oo WL I=
owr Mtla togihe sam 91mete 00.
duh's. - s am;'.lhea e
Mr ifthymho ehe t- ONba mmVmwi "
e-a111 . em. e a.."-... .........
In at letter e a pe. WAM aeesh
~, thn ., eth .
Mm h ato rw. mo eeed --- m
Deoede w a . . .. .....
Ihl rtta g " ne e Md his h iso wm er ft S o.
oia hdo theme . es ee M
hY eAs the lo . nem 1 h ..
pictso. Many ther solae.4, am egen.
mated in Mr. Meel.'eg ma.Um
beauti .. V .b .e.. ..i . .se. e
sd a a."', re"'' th . boo ".
tudd~eram stoasdta& emisthta
i..:d i*o eeL Is es:ms. .t t
a" mhe .omeaeen he limrimimma sem.
semsa, Caee mld a U0et046 ethe
of how! beliess in as eud i m so
the. aleeit Emises pl "etth t..
33KW Does "o Im. Year
is Wat- -g@1 Mr. ma"~i am m -t
a N oa m.:m '*" s .ime, ad bb me.t .
deer Neighhor ft SOb. WWW W1116
shmarmiag wife "Ad hit rs hemmheaepofi
his dememeit Wis idmaW how. Nieimm-,
here.. .yemwthe Immilyhame ..edrais
order tam Mr. Mitchell a i a booMm"
the hea esulitt S he bed. The - - . .m.
=1amdus. .ma I fega. mis a
ofk e hi r eb he eab .mim m.
ineligible o the pe.e0ea7, m 1
were ho. is. may Ye ms. ft mm in
ae nIesa whi .. living s oh 11ed ...s
ahet by e ecermim. GO at. am"
aer e. . hit me se aen -...
1161 s. withwo it 6 a lb Name ea
sm r h esa e-.. i"d M''I*
whimd me oe e t o m
mmbsa elm equ emme'e me be
larget oenesem a..e. enmoma o
th iedbde... miTte .. e a
-samm u se
am eeig me lh seisI
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