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Tlicy nay till life I Imrrrn, drear, and cold. from chapel, Come, Olga, let us have The Future of Electricity. From tlie teientillc Amcrlcuiul machinery take the place of 72 tons of battery cells. some lun." I Ola's conscience said " no," but the l no magnitude of the interest affected i;ver lli Kittiie uul sonjr w s auiik "I uia, Kvcr tlie Maine lonjr w nry tI 1 told. And U our lip 1 held the (up of strife, Andyrt a little Imuran aw wten lite. Tl.cy aay onr IiamN may grasp but Joys de stniyrd. Youth lifai hut dreamt, and ago an aching Tolil, tVliom Heml-Srii Iniit long, long ago ha-i cloytsl ; WidHi night with uild, temiicstuoas storms fact alone in the large liall wnero were Kepi ineir restorer, anu ou.erw.se, n requires no icijuucasuiucuiiuj; near zvai.uvu nines fur cloaks and bashlyks, or cloth hoods, prophetic vision other than that which of wire for its connections in this coun- which are put over hats and, cars. Xn , knotyledgegives toforesee an extension try. The telegraph lines of all Europe one saw them. Kvcr3one3:fwjit:5t"!of 'th'etiae? of -"elflctricitj- in the immedi- will aggregate something like half a church, and the dtornick, or porter who ate future infinitely beyond anything million miles. It must not be forgotten "uarded the front door, was snoozing that the multitude anticipate. The that for every mile of real wire eniploy- tcmnLationnMovwpoweriiie'.-andafter-tj Marvelous k '.hare bcea-Uhiplica- by an invention like this will bo aupre reneated urginfyfrom Iranvthey bothdtions of 'electricity during reccat years ciatedtthcn we call to mind .the r-rm.t ilmvn srrftir tn thn.littlanarunent las a measarivbcattr. light t coihealth that the estcrn Union Companv ih mi' And yet a liltlf hoc can brighten life, "Tlv buv wi flf niv siiir.lt . ln lid iln-nnl Amfil tli,lm.l.fii rreMXtirf'M M-Httered there. mitlf.ns and titDCtS Whereaiii.. wrecked, where ail once promised from the pegs where they were hanging in the means devised for harnessing the thcsysteni makes every wire so used Ahdftta!MiurM.-lTC!4 with aorrow'3 two edged klilfn And ydt a little patience fctrcnglhen life i I la It. then, true. t!ii tale of bitter grief. Of mortal anguk-h li tiding no relief? I.01 niMlt the winter ftliiueri the laurel'i leaf; Three AngeU han the lot of human strife. twi-o Angcis Kioniy me paiu ot me. the heated air. and put them on in silence, subtle power tr great the social changes equivalent to four wires under tho old In silence, too, they lifted the huge brought about by its employment, as in system : and no one ?can saj- how far, bolts and slipped out into the street. It the telegraph andjtelejih'one, the vast improvement m this Jttircction is or is' was too cold to speak, tor tlie air would nelil lor tlie application ot electricity & not possioie. y tncity in tli have frozen on their lips, and they hur- human affairs has hardly been entered were to be found sledges, whose, drivers . . The best proof of this truth Vseon The fuFure of electricity i le sphere ricd to a corner whero usually there upon. ' ' i light gi?ingij ilaily becoming more I'ciuin in JlAtMHS'rir ' .1 fia hmnnaliilitinj -.t 1ms ism, Hopt and Patijuico cli-cr ui on oar , can endure any amount of cold, ami J the varieil lines of electric investigation year are the achievements of this year; j who even sleep out at night at theater and invention dc eloped during the and even if we were compelled to say Lme, Hope, and l'utfem-e form our spirit':) 1 anu opera wiiiju wnuing 1m iucu iu- jean jum j;ibi,cai'u nun iiiuumu jjusm- ijiul jiuuuiiu uiu eieeinc iini uas not Vtay, ' tcrs. Here Ivan found u hat he wanted, Lilitics, and marked by surprising dis- passeil heyond the experimental stage, r"li.Jrle" "d la 7' yatch u" ayby I tliicujtft the man's dull gaze,secme! to coveries and iraclical utilizations at al the xitiro gains made during the pat AiiiiiiidV-K3irMrtMNiBiith beimtv Ternal, J qaestion the propriety of taking two most even- step in aiham-e. These few months are a guarantee that in scv- Untti tho luniiiyfaUfui in thj Ktrnai. cliildren to the pleasure-garden which lines of research jwint everyway; and eral directions practical success is a- - - Ttmpieimr., , jy indicted. The kopeks, however, it is hard to name a direction of thounrht sured. BESIDE THE BMIS. l. rami mother kiiittlnic li.it lo-t it- cliann; tInlut-diM ft lint In Iter Hinple l.ip. U hilt tlisuiiM t'n4iiiiin, Milt nrnl vmnn. Touches tbc fiilhtol lnr snowy ia). SIihI jatJntfon twobtMdtli lure, ; HtiilerUieinai)h wholfltU'cine Kf r tli rou ht dulc, or tdu n-iii? t.ird. Or tin hint ol frot in the atituinu air. One U a blonder Mip of n jdrl. Ami on a ihmii in tli pride of youth; Tim maiden pun a the purest iKarl, Tli loerfctronin hiiHtradiaitt truth. .St't, mr ont a n r-c of June llo Hayt., lull lovr. oVr tho Iden head. It wtmld round to her HLe a Ueandd tune. Could KTandutother hear the soft word said. For it M-onirt hut u little while Sio Mnwi under the maple, beside the bar. She huhkI a pirl, m Idle the Mitiiet'it kIoh Melt4-d aw ay 'mid the e euing vtarn. Ami one, htrlner, tJthriht imiUiime, pnke Mord-i at tender, in tone a- low ; Tliey come toher now tnm leondthegraet Tho words of her darling, tj'longao. Mv own one, swett at a ro-e of June!" Ilereyes nre dim, and her hair U w hite, Uitt her heart keejw tlnfe to the old lo e-tune A he wutclie-t her daughters child to nipht. A world In'twwn tliem, perhaps ou fay. v. One has read the itirv tlirough, Otiohan herleautiful jetertfay. And one to morrow lair to lew. Hut little you ilream how fond a prayer (Iiki u"t God, thnUKli IIU silver utant, Knun theiLetl woman pnzinirthere. For the two who linger IhMi1 the har. M 1'. Sangsttr, ia Youth's Companion. noi irom me ing urass samovar, giant Mndes of progress which steam, Inj, which is ahvavs Iwiling and ready for in our factories and on the highways of gts use. Olga had scarcely time to think commerce, by sea .and by land, had10" Gr what she was about before she was scat- made possible. To-day even greater lhe ivax ami oua. An Aili future of Two ltiiMHiati Clilltlrrn. It was ths Cth of January, that great holiday in Iluia, when the liner Neva is consecrated with pomp and ceremony, -when soldiers parade and priests say J were forthcoming, and that was all he or a pllcre of practical effort toward Our readers are already familiar with cared about; so in they jumped, and ( which, or into which, electrical invest!- what Mr. .Edteon . has accomplished. tucked the furs about them, and awav jration is not working or hoMins out ' 5Ianj- "other more or less snccessful thc3' went over the broad street, lh ing promises of great reward to such as will inventors are at2 work uppftT dneT or past troiskas, with their three liorses, enter boldly, intelligently, and per?e- , other of thevarious and very p'romising and gav little sledges of every ilecrip- veringly upon the quest S3stcins of electric lighting, "both in this tion. 'rheir route tiOk them away from t Jlen'of middle :ige have witnessed country and in Kurope. In London a the Xcva, where was the greatest crowd, the more remarkable of the stages of steady and remarkable, progress is and they soon reached the entrance of social revolution which the utilization rejiortcd in the working of the, Jaliloch the pleasure-garden, climbed the great of steam has brought about during the koff candles employed, at ,. thc,Victori flight of wooden stairs to the pavilion j)ast fifty j ears. Ten years ago it did station of th6 Metropolitan Iailvay and on top, where Ivan hired a sled, nt seem possible that any power could i on Waterloo bridge. A 20-horse power and paid for a glass of tea ' eVer again enable men to repeat the I engine already sustains CO lights (of hot from the big brass samovar, o-iant strides of dtoctcss which steam. trom 500 to W candle i)owcr) and 80 iiu, aic inuuiisc-u mieiiuuotuer couple lauiuic iiiacuiiies are put uown. ik. in. 'lojlfir oron ittmIit jc icnirill 01 caoie used IS UD- ed behind Ivan, and away they flew , an,i moru rapij revolutions are impend- ward of a mile and a half, the length of down the side of the frozen mountain, I jtj from the utilization of electricitv, tne circuit over three and a quarter all as hard as glas-. Hut now it began ami mcn now livinz will probably see I miles. It is claimed that the limit of to snow fast, thick, and furious and the them brought about. lbe power of the engines has not been people could not keep it off the ice. ' a few weeks ago we had occasion to approached. The light already fur Ivan was getting tired, too, and his speak of the great changes in social and nishctl exceeds 1,500 wax candles to the hands were cold. This fun of going 20 I business affairs already effected, and horse-power; and yet the margin miles an hour had filled him with glee; the greater in immediate prospect, "" improvement is enormous. The but Olga lost her b.ishlyk, and he found through the development of the tele-1 actual energy of the coal used is not it hard to guide his sled. Suddenly he phonic exclianges. In every important 'e-"'s tnan c'?ut times that really dcvel made a swerve to the left, and, with a town such exchanges are in process of PeJ 3S ''. fearful jerk, over they went. It was a development, brincins into vocal com- i sti11 another direction the devcl- dreadful blow, and had it not been for munication not only the separate mem- opment of thermo-electricity by direct inc Kiuiiness oi me peopic in ciiarge, i, 0 widely extended communities, ooui iiiigiu nate iwen rami injureu, but also still more widely separated coin- ' uui mey were piciveu up auu canii-u 10 munities. i the pailion, rubbed with snow on their siCe then a novel and import- noses and ears, and tinally packed in a ant iirmmvement in a. snerial fipld I sledge and driven home. How differ- of telephonic u.e has been reiortel from ul,on many now neglected sources of entlythcylookedattheglitteringcroivd, 'London. Our readers are familiar with lwer, which will give them through and watched the animated scene! They the principle of Mr. Edison's electro ,lie mediation of electricity a greater had gone out full of excitement and dar- motograph or loud-peaking telephone, supply of motive force than is now de- ing; resolved as Ivan was to resist au- uv eraploving his small electro motorto nvetl from all our coal mines. In a thority, he was full of shame that he turn the chalk cvlinder the telephone is recent i-sue of the Scientific American "a k""1-" ""'-" """ sciajic. ins maue automatic, instruments ot tins "''""'" '" progress maue in tne fingers ached, and Olga was crying and sort have been placed in, and a large utilization of electricity as a carrier of large solar radiation, by the utilization of the waste heat of our fires, and the like the possibilities are incalculable and the work of imention but sfsrfflir tuvntn In the near future, too, men will draw mass, anil the J.mperor is Msible. anu '""'r " "- -" " ""-.' "'"'y nuiuuer iiiorcaru in prepar.uiou lor, ine r" vwiwmuij uciuun.-um the cannon ro.ir. And it was a glori- " """"'. " "i; ""- in:on 1 imcs newspaper omce: anu guy mraaim uy sirara power, iilr l..;..l.i ,,.! l,.iitirl tlnvr hut Ivnn dies wrapped in sables, and their mother the reporters of the paper, sav in Parlia- waterfalls, and the like, was described and' 01"n, lookin-' out on 'the broad and Miss Stanley alighted. mcllti instead of reading their short- at great length by Professor Ayrton street ind the 'litlerin" pinnacles of the " Ivan! '"o! where have you been? hand notes to copvists, and transmitting 'i'ho transmission of power by inlaco chapel, watchin"' the sidles 11 v what have you been doing?" the long-hand copv to the printer, as tn city both for short and for long bv with people all mullled in furs, were t"vi "m mcir si.i nui inc "i lieretolore, now reail tliem direcUv to sisnot oniy prarncable Dul A.v ... . iid lfu-t nnil llti I11I1I I tiurrvfijt &kvUk . 1 1 i .. iil. .ft.m.l !......... (1 .-. 1 .. .1 fiUin.,i .it.i ..l.ilrlr.in 'I . W e!ec dis 1 eco '1...1- imtuuia, ui s-a uc iin Tieiiitnnp. lima j,niinf imt nmn ot mwiuiuh, auu nil? aiiii:ir- nnii nriior 1 , UCLIll'iVlillU tllllllLtlt & tH, - , .. 1 t .1 ----(..- ..-, ...... . e -..w ..uw , - - j .... had an i:n"lish 'overness for llussian ' "V- wuii "men 10 pat uie waning copving and carrjmg the report. In tiie aut. images 01 drawing power from a children hate to studv Knlishas Ainer- "vochtchik for his money had been e- pnnting-ollice the i-ompositor sits at a distance, for small manufacturing and ie-ms lo rrenrh and thev had been o "ausiei: :11m 11 .-iseiueuuiavuiei urn tvpc-scltiiig machine, and, as there- ior operating domestic maclnnerv, arc unrulv, s. impatient, and 'indifferent to ' ?en sufficiently punished when it was ,;rt ;, ,lclitercl to him by the auto- so enormous that the newsystem'issure ;v Had lorlud- -s.s.. ...-. ..0v. -.- muic leiepuoi lessons, that Miss Stanley den their going nut to see the sights. This -wn hard indeed, but it was need ful; that the children could not under (laud, and they walked from the great porcelain stove, which reached to the ceiling, over to the double windows, all packed with sand, and having curious little paper cornucopias of salt stuck in it to Keep the fro-t from making pic tures on the glass, to anil fro, to and fro, in great unhappiness. Outside, the lltiirtnmit.itnr i 1 1 4Ull Iwilmi ?nin 1 II, Y inside, thanks to tho stoves and the I 1"""'J leol'h gicat copper heaters, it was as warm as toast. "Xow, Olga," iaid Ivan, after au hour or two of this tiresome way of spending time, " I am uot goiug to ?tand this anv longer; if I can not go to the Net a, I am going to hate a ride on one of the ice mountains, and if you want to, jou may go with me." "Oh," It an, how would you dare? You know we are not allotted tn go alone, and Marie is at church, and ti e liave no sledges." "Tut, tut! hate I not fifty kopeks it. ifarn lutli f ri.tl nt tun , trftiii -i insta iiu-i-uiiiv. ' IJoth were sent to bed for fear of ihone, he sets the t't peas one to work great changes in all branches further harm from tho cold, which is considered by ltussians tho root of all evil in the way of disease; and as they sipped their lint tea again, and nibbled the slice of lemon which floated on the of industrial affairs. In etery depart ment of life this most nimble'and will ing servant of humanitv is becoming Useful, or, rather, men are beginning to discover how infinite is his capacity for usefulness, and the marvelous econo- would play a tune iiimui a piano. Hav ing no copv to decipher, his whole at tention is giveu to the ettingof the tvpe. and another great saving of time is ef fected. The indications are that by the use of autographic and automatic teliMrr-mlir tn ciiniiinotifin iurliiu uirh lilies Possible throughout hi pmnlnr. surface. It an said to Olga: "It is great sUnograp'hie tjne-writcrs) reports of nl"t. He is as ready to work for U3 as fun to go twenty miles an hour, but it , public meetings will soon le almost in- to run our errands, or watch our prop- don't pay to be bad. I'm going to work stantlv transmitted through Jong dis- erty against thievos and fire. And it is to-monwat those old English verbs, tanecs and at a fraction of exocne which no stretch of imagination to say that and I'll conquer or die.'- IIuijKr's I such work now invohes. Uv the same our children if not ourselves will see process drawings as well as writings will '"e small steam engine everywhere dis- -Abd-el-Kadcr, whose death was transmissible quickly and economical- ""' J 'n motor which about a month since "cnerallv an-l'-- ' 1 " ; """'' -"".. !' mio- nounced, is not onlv still livin'g. but progrestooar-reaeliing for the bold- - . . I !. IIIi:iirill lllllll III II1III1U- tie energy conveyed bv wires from cen. - I est imagination to follow. tral sources of encrgv huge fnrnaces In this issue of the Scientific American constructed on the mostapproved scicn- an account is git en of an invention '"ic principles, out-of-the-way watcr- which, in quite a different direction, 'alls, tidal currents, even the sun him- promiscs to work great changes in teleg- self. And doubtless this cleanly and is one of the handsomest old men to be , Yai' , ? suosuiuung uynamo ma- --y "'";, ""' serte numani y in seen, enjovs life, and asks from Provi- cn.nesior-oauer.es ... ..ete.op.ng ine "",:"-",'.'",' ""'" ul ".anuara dencc nothing better than to be able to . fnrrenta nrd in telegraphing, not onlv cost 1 at tt ,U1 be, 1 by comparison with read a few more obituaries of himself. I !s a S?1 economy effected in the work- the : Present cost of light and heat and al-o. depite his 75 years of age and his ' -45 children, is exceedingly healthy and carries himself as stoutly a a young ' man. He lives at Damascus, devoting his time to agriculture and charity. He I ing of the wires, but the larger "part of working energy, almost nominal. Kick 1'ithdixo Without Eoo. One ' the valuable space now occupied bv the fabout 50 cents, and can I not hire an I cup of boiled rice, one and a half ortwo . batteries is wholly saved. In the cen- OxCE roasted, the proud turkcv eobr lsVOCl.tcuIK interj to take usr ami we cups oi im.k, am a lew ra.sins; sugar i iai uu.uiiu ui iuc n i-sieiu t. uiuu aeie- uier is saiisnetl witn anv sort ol uress can be home again before they come and flat or to taste, and bakeslottly. I graph Company in this city 12 tonsof.ing. X 0. Vicaijune '