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Scnorita, Cuban beauty,
Are you in your garden dreaming,
As upon that lovely evening
When I watched your bright eyes gleaming
While we drank our manzanllla
, 'Neath the palms?do you remember?
'Round About us all the clorv
Of a tropical December.
Through the sighing palms above us.
Came the moonlight, Hoft and tender,
Llko tho ocoan's pho?phores<>nce
Seemed the Htartt far-wpreadlng splendor.
And the Santiago mountains
O'er the gleaming coart-llne gloated,
.While a murmur like soft music
From tho Caribbean flouted.
"The American Carnival." to be held
In "Wheeling next week for the benefit
of the City hospital will usher in Dev
cember most ausplcIou!>ly as the month
promises to be more than usually full
of events of Interest, making the
passing of 1S98 gloriously remembered.
For the past fortnight society has with
very little exception, devoted Itself to
chArlty entertainments and nhopplng,
the church, theatre, and shop having
been the rendezvous until the Thanksgiving
festivities In family reunions,
club association and football pame on
Thursday* Home entertaining for the
coming week will be embraced in the
Charity Whist, Twentieth Century
Girls and Pedro Club receptions, while
the Woman's Club matinee on Saturday
will be an Inviting one for Its
members and their cuests. Us postpone
ment not being necessary, since the
hospital benefit on that day does not include
n mot I nee performance. Later In
the month benefit entertalnnjents are
well in shape, notably, the "Ben Hur"
pantomime portrayal.
The Monday Charity Whist had no
meeting the week Just ending, but will
be entertained on Monday by Mrs.
Frank Stamm at the Stamm.
The Wednesday Charity Whist was
beautifully entertained by Mrs. W. H. j
Frank at her home on Twelfth street. |
The next meeting will be at the Mercantile
Club rooms.
The Married Ladies' Euchre was
handsomely entertained yesterday afternoon
at the Stamm by Mrs. Frank
Hoffman. The prize winners were,Mrs.
Daniel Carter List and Mrs. Jacob Wilson
Grubb. The next reception will be
At the residence of Dr. Read 31. Balrd,
Chapllne street, Friday afternoon, December
9.
The annual Charity Ball, under the
auspices of the Daughters of the Confederacy.
on Tuesday evening, in the
Carroll Club Auditorium, was a success
from every standpoint.
The Mercantile. Island, Arion, Carroll.
?nd Y. M. C. A. .Thanksgiving entertainments
called forth brilliant assem
Djages.
? Mr. and Mrs. "W. A. Wilson, of the Island,
beautifully entertained a party at
duplicate whist at their home on South
Front street, Monday evening:.
A number Interested in the coming
"American Carnival," went to Steubenvllle
Wednesday night, to see it staged
there. The result was pleasing and enIxouraglng,
assuring a very pretty entertainment
worthy the heartiest support
1 Mrs. M. Stevens Hart has returned to
the city after many months' absence.
*?Mrs. Hart's health Is Improved and she
/will spend the winter here with her
^daughter. Miss Mae Belle Hart, at the
(home of Mr. and Mr*. D. Carter List.
Miss Evelyn Jepson, of the Players,
and granddaughter of Mrs. Margaret
Pendleton, of Twelfth street, will spend
the winter In Virginia.
Mr. J. Donlon Merrlman, who Is confined
to his home with pneumonia. Is
reported much better, which the many
friends of <he family ore glad to learn.
. It is regretted that Mr. Merrlmaa will
toe unable to take his position In the
cake walk in the "American Carnival"
next week, as his rehearsing of the part
foretold an interesting conception.
Mrs. William A, Delaplalne. of Grays- |
?ville. Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. .Ta- j
ecu ?? nauu ui uuu.
The whole community regrels the
continued Illness of Judge Joseph R.
Faull, at the Stamm, and of Mr. Archie
!W. Faull. at Woodsdale, and extends to
the families wishes for the early recovery
of two of Wheeling's most prominent
citizens.
The Twentieth Century Girls will be
entertained next Thursday afternoon by
Mrs. Harry Cecil Whllaker, at her home
at Cecil Place.
The successful minstrel show Inst
. evening for the benellt of the Home for
Friendless, was another triumph for
."Wheeling's ability to appear at the
* footlights. That Wheeling society embraces
decided talent has many tlrn'?<
fceen evidenced, notably so last night
and at the recent performance of The
Flayers in "The Speculator." At the
latter the stage setting all through was j
more than ordinarily artistic, while the !
"rnlrror and screen" scene of Miss Hen- j
\lilg and Mr. Franzheim, In tiic curtain j
raiser, the "candle lighting" between
'MIhs Helen Alice McCabe and Mr. Lawrence
Wheat, the hospitality extended
%tjy Mr. William Brlce and Lawrence 1
Wheat to the unknown visitor (Edward I
rfB. Franzheim) his reception of It and j
njts subsequent effect on him, the "giv<4nga
tip" as they cal it "on the street,"
jby Colonel X. E. Stalnaker to James P.
.Morgan, to sell "trunks." together with
every word and action of Mr. Morgan
and the really Inimitable Cilmore
Brown, were all masterpieces of delineation
worthy any stage, while the characters
portrayed by Miss Jepuon. Miss
Montague, Mrs. GJImore Brown and Mr.
William J?o?:fner were above (he amaleurish.
and nromlse irood results for
another presentation. It I* hoped that
The PI ay em will *ee It worth while to
study Glllett'n "Professor" for the next
public appearance.
Mrs. Frank LcMoytie Hupp and little
daujehtpr, Elizabeth, leave for New
York City next Wednesday to *p<?nd .1
month. Mrs. Hupp goes to enjoy the
fJerman opera H'-Jinon at the Metropolitan
Opera House.
Th* I siand Club will entertain with a
(JaoclnK parly Tuesday evening.
The chief Interest of th" rocnln? week
IUh In Hie City Hospital benefit to be
riven Thursday, Friday nod Saturday
evenings at the Opera House. Thfr entertainment
h '-ailed the "American
0t /Carnival," and % ill be cm exceedingly
gprctty and int'-rf-Htlns one. The curtain
la rung up on the carnival queen. (Mi"
ilSlf
Gertrude Rlcster), on her throne, and HI
the party dancing a colonial minuet. P*
From then on, proceeds the evolution of 1
dancing as known in this country and
whether the art has advanced or retrograded,
as far as concerns beauty, will ,
toe the privilege of -the witnesses to
Judge. The curtain falls on the Colum- pe
blan dance with Miss Wester as God- W
dess of Liberty, singing the Star 8j(
Spangled Banner. The programme ot
dances, dancer*, and their chaperones 10
as far as completed, follows: <e
Carnival Queen?Miss Gertrude Rles- he
ter; Mrs. George Parks and Miss Sara re
Bates, chaperones.
Colonial Minuet?Miss Laura Caldwell m
and Mr. R. K. Glffln. Jr.; Miss Martha W
List and Mr. Joseph R. XayJor; Miss w]
Etta Rlnehart and Mr. Walter HIg- nc
gins; Miss Flora Stlf.?l ond Mr. Elbert be
Luke; Miss Gene Watcrhouse and Mr. oe
Tom B. Sweeney; Miss Ethel Bailey and pe
Mr. Earl Adams; chaperones, Mrs. Wal- la
ter Rlnehart nnd Mrs. A. Allan Wheat. m
Gavotte?Misses Ella Mitchell und th
Fannie Hirsch; chaperone, Mrs. M. in
Tambourine Dan*?? Misses Jessie
Moffat, Joe WaterhOlise, Angela Feeny, yc
Elizabeth Carr, Grace Hoge, Dora Rod- ye
gers; chaperonrs, Mrs. Joseph Speldel of
and Mrs. Alex. R. Campbell. cli
Maypole Dance?Misses Jeanette Ball- v:
ey, Sara Kirk, Alberta Stlfel, Elsie Rel- ne
zensteln, Stella Crockard, Callle Pracht, ev
Lillian Dauer, Edith Harberger, Gertrude
Harris. Laura Beaumont, Elma
Hamilton, Xellle Alblnger, Kate Wheat, ar
Gertrude Dobbins. May Haley, Mamie st
Cushlng. Isabella Caldwell, Bessie Eng- ev
llsh, Gertrude Robinson. Bessie Snyder,
Bertha Tomllhson; ehaperones, Mrs.
Charles Klllmyer und Mrs. Fred. II. II
Behrens, Jr. w<
Carnival March?The cast. w
Serpentine Dance ? Miss Blanche dc
Haase: chaperone, Mrs. T. C. Moffat. st
Dance of the Flowers:? ar
Xo. 1?'Misses Bertha Good, Martha dc
Lee Robinson, Edna Carle, Pauline Mil- fil
ler. Hasseltine Moore, Helen DJgby.Jos- an
ephine Robinson, Alice Miller.
Xo. 2?Misses Virginia Burt, Anna '
Rorienbnch. Hilda Lobensteln. Gertrude re
The guards of the navy in Brookly i
times. The United States government hn
000. ThU will put all the old "tubs" In g
Brooklyn, which Is the most convenient
und with the appropriated uum the wor 1
Shaeffer, Dorothy Maloney, Katherlne h(
Taylor, Laura Beaumont. sc
No. 3?Misses Bertha Tomllnson, Ma- In
inle Cushlng, Lillian Dauer, Jeannette
Bailey, Alberta StJfel, Bessie Snyder.
No. 4?Misses May Haley, Elma Ham- h<
llton, Edith Ilarberger, Kate Wheat,
Isabelle Caldwell.
No. 5? Misses Nellie Alblnger, Ger- 1?<
trude Harris, Gertrude Dobbins, Bessie >t
English, Elsie Relzensteln. V
No. 6?Misses Fannie Hirsch.Ella Mlt- hi
rhell, Edna, Miller, Callie Pracht, Elsie v.
Fisher. n
No. 7?Misses Jeanetie Kraft, Btella
Crockard, Gertrude Robinson, Irma
Kraft; ohnperone. Miss Alice Egerter. n
Christopher Colombo Dance?Cast not h,
complete. Llnsly cadets to be erabrac- D
?d In It. Soloist, Allan flood win; chap- tl
erones, Mrs. Margaret Dalzell and Mrs. it
Julius Pollock. r<
Sailor's Hornnloe?Cast not complete, o
Mrs. Julius Pollock and Mrs. Margaret *'
Dalzell, chaperones. *
N<*gro Bong and Dancc?Messrs. H
Frank Walerhouse, H. C. Hazlett, An- v.
run Hughes. Joseph R. Nay lor; chaper- *
I one, Mrs. John I/. Storer. C(
Dudes and Dudiner?Miss Alice Bates K
and Mr. Allan Burt; Miss Alice Egerter
and Mr. Wilson Hoge; MIsh Gall Horn- V
brook and Mr. Samuel Hubbard; Miss n
Jennie Jepson and Mr. Frank Klnche- e
loe; Miss Bessie Hodgers and Mr. Allan <1
Robinson; chaperones, Mrs. John Mof- H
fat and Miss Agnes McF. Wilson. "V
Cake Walk?Miss Graco Hoge and "
Caldwell Mais#-; Miss Mflfdle Cirubb and 1*
Mr. Frank Waterhous"*: Miss Helen
Caldwell and Mr. I><?n Merrlman; Miss
Blanche Haase and Mr. H. C Hazlett;
Mhs Emily Polloek and Mr. R. K. fllf- jj
fen, Jr.: Miss Holly Patterson and Mr.
Aaron Hughes; leader, Mr. T. Harvey
Pollock; chaperones, Mrs. Margaret '
Dalzell and Mrs. Jecob Wilson Grubb. ^
Kearf Dance?Misses Mamie Hazlett,
Elizabeth C.?rr and Reiwle Good; chap- ?
erone. Mrs. Charles N. lianeher. <l
Columbian Dance?Child Goddess,Miss
Edna Miller; Uncle Mum, Miss Elsie
r inniTi , ciiup. i'jnc, .>11 n, \ iiui icii jiium^er.
r
<^ of IJlt'itv?Mi?.s fifrtru?V? F
FREETOLADIES! j
i I will Kindly K"wl free tif every woman j,
I x. rjdlrii; mo hep atfdr*-: , full partlcu- e
1 lnm concornlnjr n wonderful dlHOOvery
Of I, timpln HOMK TRKATMENT _
I which ciifd n??- of "ffmitle irouMe*" j,
aflcr all other romodles failed. Addro?m
i MRS WM. McMULLEN, Molehill. W. Va. .
r |
mm 1
Itster: chaperones, Mrs. George
irks and Mian Sara Bates.
Curtain.
MUSICAL WHEELING.
The week Just ending was not an facially
Interesting one for Musical
heeling, as notalng specifically mi:al
was In go. As accessory though, '
numerous planned Thanksgiving enrtalnments,
many of Its clientele were
ard. The coming week holds <he
gular bi-monthly matinee ot the "Wean's
Club on Saturday In the A. O. U.
. Temple. The programme, which
111 be up to the standard prescribed Is
t yet ready for publication. It liad
en contemplated to postpone this con- ,
rt btcaune of the Hospital benefit ,
rformance set for Saturday, t>ut the .
tter having been changed from a
atinee to an evening performance, .
Is recltnl will be given as scheduled
the prospectus of the club. I
Miss Gertrude Rlester, an attractive
unger member of Musical Wheeling, 3
st u student In care of Sister Angela
%St. Joseph's Academy, has been
io?en queen of the "American Carnl- ,
il," to be given at the Opera House
xt Thursday; Triday and Saturday ,
enlngs. 1
Mr. Will Clemans was In good voice i
id bang very effectively at the Mln- i
rel Hliow in me uper* xiouae mm <
enlng. <
At last night's minstrels. Professor i
prmann M. Schockey did the piano t
ork, supporting the voices" with or
ithout the orchestra, and the confl- ]
nee it Inspired In the singers was In- i
inctlvely realized by the orchestra, <
id the large audience. There Is no :
iubt of the place Professor Schockey i
Is In Musical Wheeling, with clientele
id laymen alike. i
The Opera House orchestra, under dlft'on
of Professor E. W. Spell, was i
$1,000,000 FOR THE NAVt.
i will ?i>on walk In front of a very mucl
is appropriated for the Improvement of t
rood ord<>r and will make the new ones vc
for the repairing of the North Atlantic
k will soon bpgin.
?ard to very pood ad vantage, doing
me especially line playing, last eveng.
'
The Waldo Quartette was pl^slngly
ard at the Minstrel performance.
.Master Allan Cloodwin, of Bridgeport,
3y soprano with the Amateur Minn-Is,
and studying with Mrs. Flora
r 111 lams, of this city, made n decided
It ut each appearance last night. He
111 also assist at the "American CarIval"
next week.
The chlcf Interest for all music lovers
ow Is the coming concert o? the Phllirmonlc
Quartet, on Tuesday evening,
member fi. at the Young Men's Chrlsan
Association hall. Some of the
io?t beautiful music of the Quartet's
jwrtolre has been selected for this
pening concert of Its prospective sea
on and added to It Is an exquisite
lendelssohn trio. with Professor
chockey at the piano, Professor Kdard
Blumenberg as violin, and Mr.
'rod Meyer with 'cello. While the
inning concert brings the newltr oranlzed
club before the public In one
oncert, Its future appearance* ore not
et vouched for and the audience which
0 doubt will be n very largo one that
vening, will in a measure determine
ic outlook. The Philharmonic concert
erles U what yet 1h needed to give
Wheeling Its musical status and which
III not be re-established until this
1 again one of the features.
In Clerk Krolirrtaon'a OfBc*.
In Clerk Robertson'!! office, marriage
censes were issued on Thursday, to:
Joseph M. 8pangler, aged thirty, and
lelena Baker, aged twenty-four, of
[onroe county, Ohio
JamoH R. McClaren, aged twenty-two,
f Pittsburgh, and Agnes Jj. Sotnmers,
god twenty, of Pittsburgh.
flnckl*n'? Arnica Halve.
The belt naive in the world for Cuts,
Iruises, Korcti, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,
'ever Soren, Tetter, Chapped Hands,
:hlllbln!ns, Corns, and all Skin Kruplonn,
nnd positively curcs Piles, or no
a; required. It in guaranteed to give
'rfect satisfaction or money refundod.
'rice 25 et nti per box. For Bale by Loan
Drus Co.
FI'll 4 '< 11 ii rr 11 ra ?,nr?tlilrrt !? than
culnr prlt-a*. Itniil Moiie Thomas' ad.
'or mIkIIoii coin* early.
A 2VKW 'OH Clialnleaa ( oluiitbln, li inch
ami far Mule ? It imp at Hli?IT tiros'.
A CASE IH POUT V
la Bigittf to or BzporU?Tb? Qacitlon L
of Expansion of Trade.
New York Journal of Cummers: The
attention of our friends In New England A
l? directed to the explanation offered by
the treasury department in regard tt>
certain change* in lite course of curamerce,
"that our trade with Mods gas- A
car has virtually ceased since the
French took possession. Singularly ^
tnough, almost all of our statesmen and
i. good many business men were ready a
year ago tt> welcome the encroachments
of Russia in China as progress In the
direction of civilisation, and likely to
create a greater demand for our products,
and yet Russia's commercial policy
hi even more decidedly restrictive than
that of France, and the French have al
ready succeeded la driving us out. of
Madagascar.
This explanation regarding our Ion
of Madagascar trade ts coupled with figures,
showing a substantial Increase In
our exports to South Africa, and the ol
competition of steamship com parries, ei
which are struggling eagerly to lnorease .,
our export trade, and which Rive our
shippers lower freight rates than they ?
give English shippers. The exports to di
Africa go to British possessions, where tj
they are not subjected to legislation designed
to retain a monopoly of trade for
British merchants. VFt could not pus- si
slbly have a more effective object lea- f<
aotl to the value of the "open-door" pol- .
Icy to us than this Increase of our exports
to BrlUsh Africa, promoted by the ti
competition of British steamship lines, b<
and the shrinkage of SO per cent In our
exports to Madagascar In Ule course of
one year. ?
But while we direct the attention of 01
New* England to the effect of foreign ai
trade policies upon our commercial Interests,
we do !t with small hoj>e of re- 01
suiting enlightenment. The objection to w
making our position In the Orient sure lv
and preventing the establishment ??f any .
more Madagascar* Is sentlmentaJ, and '
It ! not likely to be disturbed by facts. "
It Is made up largely of prejudice, and "
to try to convince Us victims that the f
retention of the Philippines, whose con- *
quest was merely an incident of the ,
war over Cuba, 1? neither Imperialism ! *'
nor colonization, Is as hopeless as It 11,1
would be to try <to convince a Paris 1
crowd that Dreyfus was not a traitor. "
rhe facts of the two cases will not be P'
considered; In the one case to argue P*
that Dreyfus Is an innocent appears
ilmnlv nn nnnlnirv fnr pfrftnunn: In lhf> I tr
artier an objection to the abandonment
>f the Philippines appears m an appeal
to go forth seekeing conquest* and to .
make war In order to advl to our nation- JU
il domain. w
The course of England during the oc
pa&t year haa made it extremely doubt- sc
ful whether she can maintain the "open ct
Joor" in-Asia and Africa single-handed, m
For this reason some Englishmen urge m
a. combination with the Dreibund. That, th
however, carries with it large r?apon- tl:
sibJlltles and obligations' from Which the m
British government has thus far held cl
aloof. It has been probable for some to
Lime that the co-operatio l of the United cc
gW.g^BBBa
> i -i w"V.' Ci
l
fcBcrr~??a(Hnm 1 'ungate* ' a,
|jr^^ |
WnUIMIim'iirili itiiuihllIIWW/Mii/ii/r>/7, cl
2^5==__I ?
u
Si
\ more valuable place than at previous ni
he navy yards and existing ships $1,000,- tl
>ry shipshape. The navy yard In j|'
i Squadron, greatly needs overhauling* w
t<
States would be sufficient, and the refer- -J*1
ence of Lord Salisbury to this country
at the Mansion Ilouse banquet corroborates
this Impression. The very general
desire of English men that we should retain
the Philippines Is based upon, the
conviction that this would determine
our policy regarding the encroachments b
of the dual alliance in the east. Thar, u
the two countries would have the co- cl
operation of Germany and Jupan hardly c
admits of a doubt, and there Is scarcely n
more doubt that such an association? T;
we do not say alllunct?would be su'fll- d
dent to prevent an extension of the ex- u
elusive policy of Russia and France. ?,
The policy which seems to bo most! Ii
popular in New England at present Is pi
that we should make what we can In ri
trade with British Africa and British o
Asia, hut should Incur no expense or s>
rink in supporting: the open comra rclal ri
policy of Great Britain, and should sub- "
mlt to have our mercantile gradually tl
shut out of all portions or Asia and Af- s<
rlea where they do not- have English t!
protection. "Whatever foreign trade we p
can get under the English Hag and un- f<
der British protection and at British ex- c
pense we will take, and what we cannot I<
get that way we will go without and the ?
mills of New England will shut down a a
good deai oftener Ini an effort to con- a
tract the production to the demands of 1;
the home market Whether such a h
policy would he permanently satisfac- J'
tory to a people as rich and productive, h
as enterprising and independent, as the ?
people of the United States, we greatly tl
doubt, but we shall never know, for the 13
policy will not be adopted by the na- Ji
tion. _ si
o
The Bnt IMnilrr. j,
Ai piece of flannel dampened with 'I
ChamberJaln'ii Pftln Harm and bound 011 n
to the affected porta 1? superior to any tl
plairter. When troubled with a pain in 8
the che?t or Bide, or a lamo back, glvo T
It a trial, You ore certain to bo more ?i
than pleaded with the prompt relief <i
which it affords. Pain Holm Iff also a fl
certain cure for rheumatism. For wale ir
by druggist*. 1
MUTUAL
BANK......
.EARNING TO CLIMB. ?
ftl
CO
n art at Which not all Animals
ore Very Expert. * ?.
IK
CQUIRED WITH DIFMCUL TY. ?
lie
A
'AN HA? NEVER YET SHOWN- A J*
TENDENCY TO BECOME ARBO- of
REAlr-HD IS ALTOGETHER INCIJ.N'ED
TO BE SUBTERRANEAN
AND AQUATIC-OP HOOF ANI- "
MAIS THE GOAT AND PIG COME l(
TUB NEAREST TO CLIMtil.N'G? ot
INTERESTING INSTANCES.
T!
Spectator: Among the forest tribes lr
! India there Is one "parish" which u?
[ects Its chief on principles uot men- hi
oned In the most exhaustive ^treatise jjj
i "village communities." It is sec pi
eep In the forest, and In the center of! tu
le clearing stands one enormous tree,
Ith a branchless trunk running up
ralght for some one hundred and fifty m
set. This giant tree supplies what may t*
? rnllM the communal fund of the
Ibe, for among: Its branches the wild
eeB have built their combs for genera- re
ons, and as the tree and the village a]
row older together, and the claimants J
a the fund increase, so do the number w
nd weight of the combs from the labor ru
' the procreant bees. The only human
ork needed to gather the hrtrvest of | Jn
ax?the honey they value little-?is a
iat required to climb the towering *h
ce, and when once there, to smoke the ui
ees and shake down the wax. Con- rc
?quently? the election of the headman
determined in the first instance by b(
Is skill as a climber; and though after v<
ectlon he usually succeeds In investing W
s ofllce with religious or magical saneons,
and endeavors to bequeath It to hi
Is son, there Is no reason u-hy the **
331 should not be put up to free comstitlon,
and awarded, at least in its "c
jalifying stages, to the man who "did"
le tree In the best time on record.
dr
bi
Climbing runs in families, for steeple- nc
cks are often the sons of fathers who pa
ere in the business;-but It Is somewhat nc
Id that man. tliouirh ho lonrna to swim j,.
> well that auned only with a knife he ^
in encounter a shark in its native ele- a
ent, and judged by the extent of his ??
Ining operations in comparison with ot
ic size of his body surpasses by a
tousand times all animals that work
lderground, has never become a good
imber.or shown the slightest tendency \\
> become "arboreal," as he has br?>me
aquatic and subterranean. South
;i babies which cannot walk will roll
to the sea and swim, collier boys at
urtoen will take pick and lamp and pu
iscend Into the mine almost as natur- ve
ly as young moles; but we believe
tat, In spite of the danger from wild m<
?asts in forest regions, and the fact th
lat in such places there is ten times br
ore life on the level of the tree tops ke
tan on the ground, there is no single 8l;
stance .of a tribe which, properly jrj
leaking,! has become "arboreal" and 0arnt
to climb like monkevs. Though re
>t a few make huts in trees, they op- u
onch these by ladders; and except in Ul
le huts which they use as a refuge and
L'eplng place, they spend their time on ,n
e ground. Even in forests where the
)per levels of the trees arc so closely ,,
ceil together that n, comparatively
iglit adaptation would enable the In- .
ana -to progress from tree to tree, and .
here nearly the whole of the fruit, and L
le greater part of the birds and anl- ....
als, used for food are found only in ,
lis "upper story," mnn Is not. and al- , '
ays refuses to become, a "climbing rr
limal." JJJ
ca
Natural repugnance to this form of nc
iterprise seems characteristic of snv- ^
fe men, and even of animals which
in no risks whatever. African natives of
ho have only lived In one-storied huts, it,
Itrf
low tno greatest qisuko 10 going up
airs, and have been known to cr^p ur
? on hands nnd kne^s, while large dogs a
hen required to ascend stairs for the th
rat time often refuse to do so except
ider strong persuasion and with cvi- th
?nt reluctance. A half-bred greyaund,
now Immortalized In n well ey
nown statue of Artemis, would refuse ou
bsolutely to descend the stairs when or
r? had once gone up, and had to be car- He
ed down. In the case of the dog this th
isllke to the very modified form of ^
Imblng needed for ascending a stair- Kr
ise ran be accounted for on physical th
rounds. A very slleht fall, even a sp
imp from a cart, will snap a dog's th
ireleg below the shoulder, and they Bt
cm aware of the danger, A fox has [0
at the slightest disinclination to run ar
iese risks: it climbs easily and leap*
5wn lightly, nnd though not equipped he
ke a cat for "swarming" a trunk, one t?r
a? seen by Mr. Tom Smith, when mas r
of the Craven hounds' sitting at a di
eight of seventeen feet In a straight- cj
temmed boech tree with only small
orlzontal branches to aid the climb,
8H
That this art was acquired by anl- or
?als with fur greater difficulty and ef>rt
than that of swimming Is evident gj
V the limited number In the same class la
hloh have managed to bccome expert
limbers. Alt the rodents, Including th
ven the guinea pig. nre tfood swim- w
jors. The number which can climb is pt
ir- more limited, and <he line seems as
rawn not by lack of physical equip- in
but by lack of experience, or posIbly
of the desire <o do 30. There Is, for
istance, a regular scries, from the tree w,
[julrrels through the "ground squlr- th
r-ls" to the prairie doga and marmots, c:i
t very closely allied rodents, The as
quirrels are at the head of the second ba
ink or climbers, though the lack of In
swinging power" In tnelr arms puts w
;cm below the monkeys. The "ground of
luirrels" can climb trees well enough, or
liough they nre tcrreatlal. But the m
ralrle dogs and marmots, though <he 111
jrm< r at" aim t a u II <quipped for cli
limbing as n rat, have never properly w
;arnt the art, and. though not afraid m
> try, tho former come to most lament- h<
ble grief In their experiments. Prob- \N
bly the prairie doRS, which live jnain/
on level nnd treeless jilainn. never
an wxttsiuii "i niun iivcb vilucr iu p
ump or to climb. When loose In n
ouse they try to do both. Being ivell ?i
quipped with claws nnd very netlve, la
icy manage the climbing well enough. ...
tut ftB they have never learnt either to
iimp or to judge distance, or that 0#
mooth. upright surfaces offer no hold
n alighting, they generally miss their (n
imp, and fall violently to the. ground. b.
'his would not mutter were It not that, ,,,
s they have largo nnd heavy heads,
fioy usually fall on these, nnd cither
inn themselves or break their teeth. th
his Instance of climbing In the exp^rl- tL
tental stage would be more interesting
Id we know how the Australian rabbits
rst learned to climb, and whether they
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ilty of the second stage of their ?c<
ilrement of the art was to learn ho*
climb down again. Some cllmbllj
ilmais have even now not learned t<
too down properly, though adepts a!
mting up. The bear always descend)
vertical trunk "stern foremost." Jusi
i a man does; so do some of the opigsumit
the raccoon (generally). *n<!
c dcracstlc cat, tkoufiS a !*nparrf wll
n down a vertical trunk with no ?nor<
sitatlon than a nuthatch would show
frightened cat will run up Into I
?sition from which It cannot descend
all. either among the small branchei
a tree or on buildings.
Lateral movement in trees is for al
limals a far more difficult feat thai
triical ascent or descent. Unless th?
Highs of one tree touch those of an
her. the creature must learn to jump
Ith the certainty of a fall if it misses
ther on alighting or in "taking off.'
he "take-off" is. we believe, the man
fflcuhy. Except in the case of thi
pe kanpnroo, nome considerable modi
nifan /.f thn hind fnnt InfA snmnfhlni
ice the palm of a hand or an equip
cnt of sharp claws, to act like th<
ills In an Alpine climber's boot an<
event slipping. Is usual in the crea
ires tvhieh excel in lateral climbing
he cat nnd the bear, the lynx, stoat
rrct and rai are nil as yet Imperfec
this branch of their business. Th<
arten. on the ether hand, excels evet
le squirrel in this acrobatic feat, to
10 squirrel naturally seeks to escap<
le marten or sable in <hii way, ye
lose small carnivora make the squir
1 their principal food. Tigers prob
aly refuse to climb because the!1
eight Ib so great as to make any fal
ingorous to a limb. The bears, o
hlch the grizzly climbs little, woulc
in the same danger had not their ac
jired a special facility for rolling uj
st their limbs and then their bodiei
to something like the Initial curve o;
collapsing hedgehog, which preserve!
ie bones from Injury. A bear will volntarlly
roll over almost preclpltloui
icks and pick Itself up at the botton
> worse for its fall. No animal wltl
5ofs can climb a tree, though a goa
;ry nearly succeeds In this, and th<
rlter has seen a pig climb out of 2
y.e over n paling of boards six fee
RI1, WJtn initTBllUCB UVVWCl'll cuviu U
le boards and three cross-pieces o
sod. The pig scrambled up just as i
>8 might, and when -the forefeet wer<
t?r the top of the fence gave Itself I
1st and a wriggle and rolled over
opplng on its feet. The climblnfl
rds seem past masters of their busl<
'ss, with the exception of lome of th<
rrots. These are clearly not yet fulls
customed to the work, for ever*
ay parrot climbs with the aid of It!
aU, and so dependent is It on this
at even when?crawllng on the grount
pat rot will pull itself along from on<
ojectlon or picce of furniture to anher
by laying hold with its bill.
ROUGH RIDER FOUGHT ALONE
'Illlfl Col. (tnuinrnlt'a Men Slept Thll
. lillndflphlMii liml m .\arrntr Kioiipt.
Philadelphia Inquirer: In- the wild
arse of yelling and picturesque "cow
inchers" who followed Colon-el Roose?
ilt up the hill at San Juan on that
?morabI* day of the Cuban campaign,
ore was a Philadelphia lad, "born)
ed and raised" in this good old Quar
city, and who now limps through its
reets, the admired of a great circle ol
lends ar.d business acquaintances, all
whom envy him the two wounds he
celved in that terrible engagement
is part in that bloody campaign wai
ilque, and the story he tells of the
nsalions of battle, the pangs of pain
im Spanish Mauser bullets, but more
peclally of one particular Incident ol
at light, is worth repeating.
A shining sword flecked with the leasl
t of blood, Jusrt an inch from the bladf
Init and bearing a single Jewel in the
it, hangs in his room at the house
here he boards, on Ninth street, and
1th it is associated an Interest which
m more meaning to him and the relates
of a comrade left dead on the field
an to hundreds who have seen him
rrying the glistening relic and who dc
it know ita weird and bloody story.
For it was one of the queerest fights
ught under the solemn influence ol
e tropical moon, while a whole cami
rough men slept and knew nothing o]
that of William W. Witherspoon
ugh Kider of Troop K, received s
jund, the scar of which he still bears
td ln> which a comrade was killed ami
treacherous enemy who had violated
e most sacred of all oathsr-that of e
ntlernajv?was ?hot to death without
<i least show of mercy.
it all occurred In the twinkling of ar
e?theslghc of a comrade falling withit
a groan and with no report of plato
gun, the suc~en spectre of a Spanist
u tenant, who had been taken prisonei
at day and allowed to keep his sword;
Hash in the moonlight disclosed the
apple and the fall of two bodies. Ir
e clasp which Hough Rider Witheroon
believed to be the clusp of death
e enemy fell, pierced with a bullel
ralght through the head, but not bere
his sword point had penetrated the
in of . e brave boy who now owna it
The blade had been intended for the
tart, as it had entered that of theoth
lad. It nilsseJ, a-nd that is why
ough Rider Witherspoon is here toiy,
walking the streets of his natlvr
ty anil is able to tell the story.
IIis comrade was picked up and the
Iki day buried. Nothing much waj
.Id of it, and the incident passed off as
le of many that occurred dally ami
ghtly in the camps of the men whe
ent down with Roosevelt to light the
mnJards, and among whom was the
d from Philadelphia
In ton minutes after the occurrence
t? evidences of the night's tragedy
ere being carted off and the guard*
. . niif.fi and called out1 in the Etillnesf
; serenely *as ever beneath the tropica1
oon outside of San Juan.
It was war.
Trooper WitherFpoon, to begin with
us oik.* of the few men who went- frorr
lis city to Join that unique band ol
ivalrymen who will go down in liistorj
i Roosevelt's Rough Riders*, and cami
lcIc to show- honorable wounds received
the fiercest *.ghl of the campaign. H<
n? known personally to many of th<
licers of the various troops and wai
ice a lent mate of the brave and la
cnted Hamilton Fish, who gave up hi!
'e on the 11 rst day of the light in th<
japarral at La Quasima. Rough Ridei
itherspoon was in that ambuscade, ai
any now oelieve it to have been, and
* was not mom thorn 100 feet awaj
hen Fish fell.
From Xfw Zmlmiit.
EEFTON, New Zealand, Nov. 23, 1S9G
I am very much pleaded to state tha
nee I took the agency or chamber
in's medicines the sale has been verj
,rge, more 'specially of the Cougi
emedy. I n two years I have sold mori
this particular remedy than all othei
ales for tho previous live years. Ai
i its efficacy, I have been Informer!
r st ores of j>en*>nB of the good resulti
icy have received from It, and knov
a value from the use of It in my owr
)U Behold. It is so plcnwint to tok?
,at we have to place tho bottlo bcyont
,c reach of the children.
10. J. SCANTLBBURY.
Few* sale by druggists.
o purr and uno that old and well-tried
mt'tly, Mrs. Wlnnlow's Hoot hint
, rup for children teething. It ooothei
ic child, Hoftcns the gums, allays al
iln, cures wind colic and In the besl
.m?Hly for diarrhoea. Twenty-flv?
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there are to be found in almost
every mall some from men and women
of national reputation, it is family understood
why this remedy which makes
people well has proven its remarkable
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No other remedy has the hearty approval
of a like body of educated men
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has there ever been a remedy that was
welcomed in so many intelligent, prudent
homes, where pains is taken to get
only the best in ho vital a matter. In
such families all over the country
Paine's celery compound Is ilie first and
only remedy used.
Prof. Phelps had studied the nerves
in health and disease, when well nourished
and when under-nourished, in
men and women and children years before
he looked for the remedy. Pnlne's
celery compound is the outcome of his
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or "tired feeling." which betokens weak
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Writing: from the executive department
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February 1 last. Secretary of State %
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