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DEMOCRATIC NORTHWEST, NAPOLEON, O., JULY 16, 1896.
A ROSTER ROMANCE. Eha posed within poster guwa Beneath poster tree ; A poster background wiggled down Into puter se. I mastered op ft porter smile And said. "Oh. queent las. If yoa decide it worth your wLlle, Our troth shall come to p;is!" Ehe viewed tne with sv-oster frown And cried. '"It cannot l ; Ton have no wi ir.l. entwine renown; Too plain yoa alv for n:u. " I wildly ilashrd upon my wheel; I scorched it hire and there. Collided, spilled, and. with a sqnoal, I hmrl ciy paruenH tear. All in- 1 and blond and mgs I ride To hr who did in Eing: Bhe drooped u;in my and siphed, "Ah, cow you're just the thine!" Chicago Becord. HIS SPANISH GIRL I wonrlorod why Barry should be sit tiiiR ulone iu the parrtcu ut 10 o'chek on a Cui' midwinter nijrht. As I nun in hered him, ho lmd Ix-on n sociablo fort nf fellow, fond of parity mid pivttr girls and thrro was a cotillon gninsr on inddors in tho ballroom. I wondered, too, whore hi wife was, for he hud tuld tuc he was married. It was six years since I hud last seen him. We had been boys together, just otit of college, end I hud visited him for a summer in the southern part of tho state, where his home had always been and where his family was one of the few "old" ones which could right ly lay claim to gentility of other than mushroom growth. After that visit I had gone buck to San Francisco mid to a truly San Fran ?iseo system of work, with the result that my health und spirits hud steadily decreased, and nt the end of these half do.: -n years I was obliged to come south for a long rest. I had chosen this delightful and quiet hotel in the hope that I might not have my peace disturbed by any of my numerous acquaintances, but here, the first thing, came down upon us in our retreat a crowd of wordlings f rom town, bent on dancing a cotillon. Barry had come with them. Why, then, I repeat ed, was ho not in the ballroom, and where was his wife? Perhaps she did not dance. But, in thut case, why was either of them with the frivolous party that was turning our secluded spot into bedlam? For a moment longer I let my gaze, follow a girl iu white satin, who had fascinated me. She was very young and brilliant and erect, with the face a painter would have, chosen for Olym piad, wreathed in vines and serpents. A high, unnaturally white forehead, with very bluck nnd very straight, thin brows, eyes long and flashing and cruel, a large nose, suggestive of the Hebrew, thin, red lips, continually parted in a wild sort of smile over wonderful teeth ; a brilliant color, a long face, black hair, parted and twisted low on ono of the most columnur nocks I hud ever seen. It was not a beautiful face. In repose it was far from beautiful, but it was rarely in repose, and her laugh was the most bewildering tiling imaginable. If she had been the heroine of a romance, men would have loved and hated her to tho extent of the shedding of a great deal of blood, but in life today it is hard cash, not women's faces, that ac complish that. I took one last look at the demoniacal young face and then went to hunt up Barry. Wo had already met in tho office, but had not had time to exchange a dozen words. I wanted to talk over old timeg and new times, so, when I drew near him, I scraped my feet and coughed, as being the approved method of break ing in upon tetes-a-tetes and meditation, and when he started I said: "Hello! That you, Barry?" and took a seat be side him on the bench. He offered me a cigar and gave mo a light, from which I inferred I was not unwelcome. "What are you doing, mooning un der a pepper tree? It seems to mo danc ing's more in your line, or doesn't the madam dance?" "Yes j she dances." "Oh:" I said, und feeling slippery ground, proceeded to avoid it. "Came down from town tonight with tho par ty, didn't you?" I asked. "Yes." "Heaps of pretty women. " "Do you think so? I admire your northern worn. fer more. They have more distinction too. Ours fade early, be sides. " "Well, there's .jnc girl there, by Jove, that mukes up for a country of mediocrity that witch of a flirt with the black hair and the very bare shoul ders who is dancing with Thornton. If I didn't happen to have some one I like better in the city, I think I'd go iu for her." "But she's married, my friend. " "No? Who's the proud possessor?" "I am." ' 'You don't say ? Since when?' ' "Since five years ago nearly. " , "Well, it's a little late, but permit me to congratulate you. She is superb. ' ' "Thanks." And then we lapsed into vilence, and I reflected upon the facility With which a well meaning man may put his foot in it. "You wonder at my not dancing, don't you?" ho said abruptly. "Well, I used to like it. I 'like it now, but I found Mrs. Barry was already engaged, so there was nothing for me to do but to order flowers gracefully and step out hero to reflect and recall. "Do you know," ho went on, "I had a romantic meeting and parting on this ipot once, right under this very tree. It was just after I left you, six years ago the meeting. I had ridden out from town on Nocturne. You remember her, the little black mare? I was walk ing her along a road which ran about six feet from here, just about where that Bon Silene bush is (it was before the days of the hotel), when all of a sud den she shied at what looked like a bun dle of old clothes under this tree. No, no; I wasn't thrown, and I wasn't res cued by the heroine. It was not much of a shy, just enough to make me look again at the bundle and wondev vrhr. it was it was dusk, you know and then to notice that the bundle moved, "Wnererore l couclurtcri it was a woman, probably a Mexican. It was a woman, or a very young girl, rather, and a deuced pretty one a Mexican too. I could Sba tint, even in the twilight, for her eyes gleamed in the dark as on ly a pair of Mexican eyes can gleam, und there was an added brightness, for the eves were wet with tears. How do I know? I dismounted and found out. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. cf course. It Isn't likely 1 was going to see a woman prone on the ground a long way from tho nearest habitation at nightfall nnd yet not offer her any assistance in my power. "Well, as I said, she was crying stnrmily, and I sot about finding out why. She told a most blood curdling tale of pan utal cruelty. It wasn't true. I've found that out since. She was only 16, but she could tell an extraordinari ly pond he. As a matter of fact, she had found that a particular flame of hers was poiug to take another girl to some shindy. But the cruel treatment story did nicely, and I comforted her she was such a mere child, I honestly thought. The lie was innocent enough. They aren't taught to think n falsehood anything serious. She was just a trifle shy and shrinking, like a little pirl who puts her hands behind her and lowers her lushes at the advances of a stranger. In fact, that is exactly what she did. You should have seen those lashes. You'd have Ihvii just as big a fool as I was and have staid nntil the moon rose and made an appointment for an other meeting, and eventually you'd have fallen as badly in I.ivo as I did. "We always met under this tree. It was on her father's lanel, but quite out of sight of thi' house She said that if he we re to find us togethe r he would re demise his brutality, but I assured her that if we we re discovered we would run eiff at once and get married. The' child was in one of her acquiescent moods and lowered her eyes anel agn e'el. Of course I could only manage to get uway on Saturday e venings or Sundays this is the anniversary of our meeting, by the bye; you see I cling to old mem ories but we made the most of our time'. I never had bee n so infatuated as I was with that Spanish child, with her tawdry, bright frocks, her shy ways, her geirgexius r yes and he r broken Eng lish. She really was Spanish anel not Mexican, I learned." "They all are," I ventured. "I know, but your sarcasm is wasted. In this case it was be yond question, nnd there was American blood iu her veins, too a little of it. "I insisted upon running away with her and getting married nt sea, and, after no end of refusals, she finally con sented. Oh, I was far too smitten, too ensnared, to have it occur to me then how a match of the sort would hamper my career; how an ignorant country girl would prove a thorn in my flesh in the critical town clique ; what a social drag she would be upon me'! I knew the family would raise particular Cain, but when a man wants to marry iu spite of his family he is apt to look upon it as a small stone to be kicked out of his path, and it takes him some time to dis- cover that his pebble, is a good sized bowlder, "But we quarreled. " A long pause, while Barry lit another cigar from the old one and puffed it into plowing. I kept silence, and after awhile he went on: "You may think most women arc fiery, but you should try a Spaniard. She got the cruel father a harmless, shriveled up old fellow to take her in to town behind ono of his trotters one day. She wanted to buy a gown, which she told him was for some kind of a baile out here, but it was really to get married in. I had brought her a sample of the stuff I wanted her to get ; other wise she'd have appeared in pink and green and white lace beyond a doubt. "Well, she saw me on the street with a city girl. I believe it was Nora Clarke. You remember her? She was the merest acquaintance, as yon know, and I treat eel her as one eloes any woman one hap pens to meet. Wo passed a confection er's, and I, naturally enough, asked her to have some soda water. I don't sup pose I'd have done it if I'd known that Ysadora was around, simply because I was aware that she wouldn't take it as an American fiancee woulel have done. "But she was around, and she thought I was doing the deadly elevoted, so the next Saturday, when we were to have run away, she met me with reproaches and tears and deviltry generally. She wouldn't listen to reason. She tore up tho new gown and refused ever to mar ry me or any other man, anel she used some strong but musical Spanish. I fan cy she was more jealous than hurt, but I well, I was completely clone up. To say that she looked meire beautiful than ever would be to put it weakly. When I saw her disappear for good over be hinel that clump of eucalyptus, I was on the verge of suicide. Pity I stopped at the verge'. "The fe'llow who hns since built the hotel bought this spot, that saw our meeting and our parting, when her old ithe r died, a year or so later. "You came along just as I was going over old memories anel wishing I sup pose I shonlel not say it wishing that it, were six years ago, and that I was still blindly infatuated with my Span ish sweetheart of 10." I am not fond of the modern unfinish ed story. I want to see the heroine laid in her grave by a host of weeding grandchildren, anel flic hero following r contentedly soon nf tor, so I asked, "But what became of the girl?" "Nothing over ' becomes' in real life, " he answered. 'Where is she now?" I persisted. 'In the ballroom, (lancing tho cotil lon with Thornton. " Then" 'Yes. We made it up after her fa ther's death and we're married on dry land and have lived happily ever nft- e r, lie aelele'Cl, shrugging ins snouieieTS and throwing away his cigar. Gwen dolen Overton iu San Francisco Argo naut. Annty Krngor. Mrs. Krupor, the wifo cf President Kruger of the' Transvaal, who is an ex tremely homely woman, does nearly all her own housework, cooking meals, making her own bed, and always takes a hand in the family washing. When her husband has "state guests" to eliu- lier the good lady will trust the task of waiting on tho table to no one, and, donning a white apron, she performs the office of butler. Her husband has a private fortune of 25,000,000, but it's Aunty Kruger s boast that they live on their "coffee, money" a pcrquisito of Sa.OOO a year allowed them by the government. Els Proper Sphere. Author Mary, I've made a mistake In my calling; I'm not an author, but a born chemist. Author's Wifo What makes you think that, Heirace?" Author Well-, every book I write becomes a drug in the market. London Answers. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. CARRY THEIR EGGS. LARGE BIROS DISCOVERED BY EX- PLORERS THAT DO THIS. The tint of th Albatross sod 6cm Oth er to Where They Sit Down Ad Island In the Antarctic Region The Expe rience of Andnboo. Some time ago a small party of ex- llorers Iand-1 ou one of the apparently barren islands just ou the borders of the antarctic regions and found it inhabited by a remarkable colony of birds that ranged from large Mother Carey like birds to penguins of all kinds and de grees. The island was fairly covered with the feathered inhabitants, and, as the boat ran on to a rock that apparently afforded a landing, the birds, instead of moving away, seemed determined to resent the intrusion anel stoexl their ground, viiously attacking the men, who, though they knocked the birds aside with clubs and oars, made no ap preciable inroad upon their numbers. The party theu formeel a compact boely, and, armed with bonthooks to push the shrie king timing aside, moved up what apparently was a street here and there dotte'el with singular stool like objects about a leet in wieitn, arger at the top. These were the nests of the albatross, and, as the men were especially desirous of obtaining a set of r ggs, they observed the nests ve ry care fully, but in every instance the bird when approached shuffled clumsily away, and no eggs were found, though the birds were supposed to be sitting upon them. Finally a nest was found containing an egg, but just as tne men drew near tho birel alighted and took her place upon it, eying them with suspicion and uttering a curious half hissing souueL They watched he r for a few moments and the u forced her from the uest, when, to their amazement, the egg had disap peared as completely as though it had been swallowed up. The nest was ex amined closely and finally torn apart, the men thinking that possibly the egg might have slipped into it in some mys terious way, but without success. One of the party attempted to catch an albatross, aod while he wa9 follow ing the bird in a ludicrous chase over the stubble an egg sueldeuly appeared, dropped by the running bird, which hael all the time been carrying it, not under her wing, as she is supposed to do at sea by superstitious sailors, but in a pecul iar sack in the skin provided by nature for this very purpose. Tho albatross is famed for its power of flight, following vessels hundreds of miles. Yet when nesting it apparently forgets that it has wings, as it can be handled and pushed about in tho nest, making no attempt to fly or move un less driven away by blows. This may bo due to the fact that the egg is held in the curious sack anil the bird in stinctively knows that it cannot fly off with it ; so it resists. This sly bird is called the molly mauk. And its cousin, tho great alba tross, has a similar habit, the egg, which is five inches in length, almost as largo as that of a swan, being held in a perfect incubating peiuch. Ou Marion island tho expleirors found the great king penguin a bird which stands half as high as a man, with its bill pointing directly upward instead of out, as with other birds. As they lauded and approached the singular creatures, which hael been standing about, they hoppi'd away slowly, but not an egg could be found, a set of which was the object of the visit. The birds had a peculiar movement. Instead of walking and moving ono foot after the other, or alternately, they held them close together and hopped. This excited the laughter of the men, who finally toppled a bird over, where upon the egg rolled out upon the sand. The king peuguin was also an egg carrier, not only holding it while stand ing still, but carrying the big egg about with it by placing it in a pouch for the purpose, holding it in with tho broad webbed feet that are kept closely to gether. This explained tho curious hop ping motion of the birds, as they could not move their feet without dropping the egg, but the moment one was forced to give up the prize it ran away, using both feet, like ordinary birds. This remarkable habit does away with the necessity of a nest, as the bird car ries its egg with it as it moves about. In these instances the birds rarely trans port the egg to a great distance. If un disturbed, they probably remain about a certain locality, but there are birds which have been known to transport their eggs from one place to another, literally flying away with them. When Audubon first heard this story of the nighthawk, called Chuck Will's widow, ho thought it a story of the negroes. Some insisted that the bird carried the egg away under its wing ; others that it rolled the egg over the ground. To de termine the truth Audubon concealed himself in the woods under a nest, hav ing first handled the eggs, and waited to see what the old bird would do. The first bird to arrive appeared very de ji'Cteel at the discovery that tho secret home had been found, ruffling up its feathers and uttering a moaning cry inst audible to the listener. Then the mate arrived, and, after various move ments indicative of alarm, each bird took an egg in its capacious mouth and flew softly away. Le Vaillant, tho French naturalist, observed tho collared goatsucker of the Cape of Good Hope carrying off its eggs in tho same manner a comparatively easy feat, ns tho mouth of all these birds is very capacious, u veritable trap when the jaws are opened for the various in sects upon which they feed iu tho dusk bi'twoon day and night. Many birds carry their young short distances, as the woodcock, which has been seen carrying off a little ono be tween tho claws, while it is well known that the wood duck carries its young down from the uest in tre'es to tho wa ter, using her bill for tho purpose. Philadelphia Time His Little Scheme. "How is this, Florence? Here is a guitar n place of your mandolin?" "Yea, mother. Paul Davis took my mandolin in mistake for his guitar. He will return it tonight whon he comes for his guitar. " Dotroit Free Press. A British patent covers England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Chan nel islands, but not one of tho British colonies. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria, FACTORY SYSTEMS IN SWITZERLAND. Skilled Watchmakers Will Hot Work by American Methods. It U most interesting to compare the aiffereut methods by means of which the highest grade of mechanical perfec :ion is attained in various countries. Notwithstanding the high character of American watches, for example, the finest Swiss watches will retain their great reputation. The bwiss workman receives the parts from the manufacturer i the rough, take s them to his home, juts his best individual skill into the finishing and assembling and brings tho completed watches to his employer. The latter inspects the work, and out of a batch of, say, 50 watches ho selects five or six as worthy of his attention and puts the others into the regular trade under some general trade name. The selected watches he readjusts, work ing over them for days, weeks and mouths before he considers them worthy to be'ur his own name, and it is these watches which go to those who not only have the money to buy, but also tho patience to wait. A prominent firm of Ameaean jew elers, chafing under the inconveniences of this old world method of doing things, sought to introeluce American methods and see if the highest grade of Swiss watches coulel not be made more methodically. A factory was built, en ticing rates of wages were offered to the most skillful workmen, and the experi ment was tried. But, alas, tho Swiss workman soon found that no regular wages could pay him for his loss of lib erty. To be ou hand when the whistle blew in the morning, to have his stated hour for dinner and his fixed hour for quitting at night these restrictions he could not long stand. Formerly he had worked when he felt like it anel stopped when it pleased him, and when he was paid feir one jeib ho took his own time to begin the next, generally waiting until his funds ran low. The factory plan did not work for long, and the idle building now bears silent testimony to tho Swiss love for independence, which is as much a factor in present life ns it has been in past history. Cussicr's Magazine. TWO MEETINGS. A Very Old Man Tells of Something That Awakened Tender Memories. "I came across something last Sun day," said an old, very old, man one day iu 1900, "something that brought tears to my eyes and started a flood of recollections that I could not control. I had been out with my son-in-law for a little excursion, and feeling thirsty we dropped down in the yard of a neat looking hotel and called for some Rhine wine and selters. " 'Yon will have to order a meal,' said the waiter, and we said, 'Of course ; two meals. ' In time the Rhine wine was brought. The glasses were smaller than they were when I was young, but their contents were 'otherwise well. ' Then he brought the meals. "They were the ordinary Sunday drink meals. My son-in-law's was or dinary in every way ; but the waiter had dropped mine, and, picking it up in a hurry, had placed it ou the plate upside down. Otherwise, of course, I should never have noticed it. On the bottom of the meal, carved deep into the crust, were the initials 'B. G. R., and the date '1896, May 17." Seventy years old and more that Raines Sunday meal wasl The initials were my own, and, as I looked at the figures, almost as fresh as when they were first carved, my memory went back to the bright Sunday in May, 1896, when a friend and I had ridden on our bicycles to the self same 'hotel' and ordered the same drinks' and meals. Of course, it was only a coincidence, but it was interest ing. "It was just about that time," said tho old, very old, man, picking up his cane, "that the custom the boys had of carving their names on turtles backs was given up; they carved them on Raines Sunday meals, because they last ed longer. And I think that I was one of the pioneers of the new custom. " And the old, very old, man went out. New York Sun. Julian Scott, Drnmmer Boy. The Boston Transcript says that Ju lian Scott, drummer boy, Company E, Third Vermont volunteers, "received tho first congressional medal of honor for bravery at the battle of Lee's Mills, Va., April 16, 1862. His duties did not require him to be present on the field. Learning that four companies of his regiment, including his own, had cross ed the creek and were suffering terrible losses, and that many of his comrades were killed and wounded, he started for the scene, forded the creek, and, in the face of a terrible fire and countercharge from the enemy, succeeded unaided in bringing two severely wounded com rades across the creek. A general order was issued by his brigade commander, General 'Baldy' Smith, commending the heroic bravery of this drummer boy. The act of congress granting the medal of honor was passed July 12, 1862, and it is reported that Secretary Stanton was so pleased with the bravery of this boy that as soon as the medals were ready he sent the first one to Julian Scott." Wonderful Vitality of Seeds. Professors Webster and Pouchet, who have recently been engaged in experi menting on the vitality of seeds, find that the seed of Mcdicigo americaua (lucern) may be boiled uninterruptedly for four hours without losing their vi tality. Seeds so treated sprouted and sprung up in from 12 to 17 days. St. Louis Republic The women of savage nations rarely pay much intention to the dressing of their hair, while savage men, on tho contrary, regard their coiffures as of the nttnnar. innutvt.n'Q When Wales Won the Derby. "I shall always be glad," says a gosslper In nn Kiiplisli paper, "that I was present when our future king won tho Derby. The temoh of nature which makes the whole world kin drew prince and peoplo very cleise that day. Everybody knows that roy alties are neit, as a rule, above all things human. But the prince is as human as any man living. And at the Derby the tre meuelous outburst of affectionate loyalty, tho long uproarious yell of delight which greeted his horse as winner, touched him so that his face grew white and he trembled visibly from lieiad to foot. Tho prince was, indeed, unable himself to lead his horse, mel one likes him, if possible, almost bet ter than ever before when one realizes how deeply he was stirred by the popular ova tion accorded to him. And tho Duko of York, too, could scarcely disguise his agi tation." - Northwest $ 1 a year WITH A BARREL OF OYSTERS. Bow a Great Russian Banker Bought His Freedom From Serfdom. One of the best known banking houses of SL Petersburg and the one to which most American visitors to Russia curry letters of credit is that of Messrs, Shal- ouuine & Sous, the founder of which. father of the present head of the firm, iwed his liberation from serfdom, 15 .ears before the decree cf emancipation. 5o a barrel of oysters. Old shalounine Was a serf belonging to Count She- remetieff, one of the wealthiest nobles in Russia. He had frequently entreated the count to grant him his freedom, of fering him as much as $500,000 for the boon. But money was no object to the count, and it gratified his priele to feel that one of the leading baukiTS of the empire was one of his serfs, una'le to marry either his sons or his daughters without his master's consent. Moreover, as serf, the tanker was liable to have his money seized and confiscated any moment by the count, since everything that belonged to a serf, including his wife, children and property, belonged ipso facto to his master. One day Shalounine, who had just thut very morning re-turned to the capi tal from Oelessa, called at the Shere metieff palace for the purpose of report ing his arrival, as in duty bound to his owner. He had brought with him a barrel of delicious Crimean oysters for presentation to the count, but left them iu his carriage at the palace door until he should have obtained his master's intimation that his gift was acceptable. On entering the presence of the count the banker found him surrounded by a party of guests and engaged iu berating his chief butler for neglecting to pro vide oysters for the breakfast to which they were abeiut to sit down. The butler was explaining to the count that there were no oysters to be got in the capital at that moment for love or money. Catching sight of the serf banker the count exclaimed : "Oh, it is thou again. Thou art come to pester me once more for thy libera tion ! Thou knowest that it is useless. I should not know what to do with thy money. But stay, I will tell thee some thing. Get me some oysters for my breakfast and thou shall have thy free dom!" Shalounine bowed low. left the room, fetched the small barrel of oysters which he had left in his carriage at the door, and laid it at the feet of his master. As soon as the barrel had been opened the count called for a pen and paper, wrote out a declaration emancipating both the banker and his familv from serfdom, and then, bowing courteously to the man who but a moment before had been his slave, exclaimed, "And, now, my dear Mr. Shalounine will you give us the pleasure of your com pany at breakfast?" New York Trib une. ECONOMY OF SPACE. A Great Power Generating Station Which Covers bat Little Ground. Probably no other kinds of power plants afford better illustrations of tho tendency to concentration than some of the modern splendidly equipped electric stations in large cities, where ground area has closely approached tho maxi mum in value, and in which, therefore, economic considerations have dictated the putting of as much generating ap paratus into as little space as human ingenuity would permit, with due re gard to satisfactory performance. In some of these stations vertical engines and boilers in large units have been installed to the entire exclusion of hori zontal designs, and iu others, again, the saving in ground space thus secured has been still further augmented by setting engines and boilers iu tiers, one above the other, giving a ratio of horsepower per square foot of grouud area which a decade ago would have been thought quite beyond the limits of possibility. In probably no station in the world has this concentration been carried out to greater degree, or to as great a one even, as in tnat oi tne reason Hiiectric Illuminating company in Duane street, in the city of New York. The ground covered by this measures 200 by 74 feet, and within this area provision has been made for nine 2,500 hosrepower en gines, two of 1,250 hroscpower each and three of 600 horsepower, giving a total of very nearly 27,000 horsepower, with a corresponding boiler plant, or only a little less than two horsepower per square foot. It would seem, indeed, as though economy in space could not well be carried much farther. Cassier's Maga7.'"Pt Miill iiiiiHiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit IF SUICIDE IS CRIME I E neglect of health is only less : i so in degree. 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