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♦ VOLUME 5, BUTTE. MONTANA: 8ATURDAY,JUNB 8.1882. WHOLE NO. 83a egQ-WEEEL7 Hfljgg — »T Hiller Publishing Company. ftlioirv. : i i I i i I hh TERM8—BY MAIL: t^eaoJ w* ...j FIX monsw^^eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee ||| AgUpy tW 6 lfi MINlI.. SCB liwl by carrier. Il eta. peraMeth j Carrier each month. * Afforttolng rales wUl ho faraimu on nppU The Lay Torpedo. The »nest »ufeeeiBl type of the mov able torpeil» i» found in the invention of g f. John Ii. Lay, of Buffalo, Near York, who 1»«« heretofore been mention kI m wertete » with ChiefeEngineer Wood in the Invention of the torpedo atd by Crushing. Ae excellent as the uy undoubtedly in, it still has the same tribrt os others, namely, want of snfll fMUt opeetl ; this, however, docs n* t «am to l>e an insuperable obstacle, and vilh eseh successive construction a dvst^r spei'd is obtained. The boat Is lisais under the control of tbe oper itor. vlm «in stop or Mart it, steer it ■itbêr on one side or tbe other, or Urn the charge whenever he pleases. All thrïe things are of course extremely advantageous, snd greatly enhance the nine of the weapon. Tbe motive pow <r i* ear onic acid gas. This gas (as Is veil known) becomes liquefied und r a »ffNnre of forty atmospheres, and in ihisstate it is stored in a flask in the hut. When the valve closing this flask ii men, vaporization ensues, and tbe «ni» taken to the engine, first passing ai automatically acting reducing valve, 10 that the pressure will not be to great. As the liquid expands, great cold is pro duced, and trouble Is experienced from id we as a mortar; this however, is not iserious difficulty, and some remedy will doubtless be found. The explosive «tomber containing A O pounds of me ttrai, is at the bow, and ia so construct ed that on contact with a vessel it la dis «gaged from its resting place, and drops several feet, the ideabeing that an ophnion In that position willdo more huge than st the water-line. In one «uparfment of the boat Isa dram, from thkh is |mid oat the cable through «hieb tbe electric current passes, A niable arrangement of magnets opens »reive which allows gas to enter a qrlisder, tue piston in which causes tbe beim to b * put in the desired direction ; aid a similar arrangement c a us e s the throttle of the engine to open and dose. Tbe explosion is caused on contact if it 11 desired, or it may always be kept un der the operator's control. Borne of toe boats have but one wire In the cible, over which tbe various Auctions an earned to operate ; others hate a sample cable, with a wire for each to' required to be done. Over a mile nda half of wire is carried, so that the «Active range becomes very much pater than that of any of its rivals. Hr. Lay is constantly at work Introdno Sg improvements, all of which are pro toed by numerous patenta. His system to been definitely adopted by Russia ders satisfactory trial of ten of the tobbnilt for her. A factory has been totod, snd it is proposed to use to very extensively in any fiitnre to.—Allen D. Brown, in Harper '« ssgazis*. A Reminieoenoe of Ouitesn. A gentleman now residing In Chi .towdaygaveto a New reporter the toeing reminiscence of Guiteau, tbe tosiin: "I was in Minneapolis last tomir, soon after tbe aimswsinstkm.and "•toons Mrs. Mary Sam Is, a widow todingon First street, who had been a tonherof the Guiteau family in Back J" Harbor, s small town in New York toe, on Lake Ontario. Mary and Gui were about of an age, and both at tokd the same school. She told me Jtol the boy's home-life, his passion Ü? toure, and the fear in wnich he to held by the school children. He to constantly writing religions essays to preaching, and time and again de JJto he could walk on the water aa to «bd. At last Guiteau appointed to®, after school hours, when, he ^«demonstrate bis faith on the wa Ontario. All the school-children to many of the grown people of the tot assembled on the shore, and Gui to speedily put in an appearance. He JJJd through the crowd with ont a 3 1 » tod stood by the water ona dock. waving his hands about several rto*and inuKubliug an unintelligible jy« he stopped off the dock Into the ,2 ?"d, of course, went down. The /tod hooted and yelled, snd n»ade J 1 ! «wer the failure. It was only by l(— Patent exertions the boy—then jto about eighteen years—was saved Sgdr owning. The next day be ex PJjdhis silure by mylig that among yT*d were a number oranbellevers, Zz.to could do n.thing in their ftoce- This incident was but one <* similar sensations Guiteau created ,tokett's Harbor, and no attention «J tod to it until he earned worid «12 "«» torietv by shooting President totod.o- c%/otvo Newta Th. in daris flower' patterns fdated stockings will again be worn *• in dark v wiiniere efle aLftoiMls of blue, maroon ZJiJtol Idaek, pol also be worn, fastidious women _ . JJto ®f a cohar and when net black, blue, to«f the e in almost hiding and ether polka-dotted steek or maroon It costume. matches the iïï ^ »**ty-aeven years age ontbe mjd*» that the last campaign of Nn 1?!^« Great ended in the bettle» ^ tolled Waterloo. What t wwapeealiarMom" look. # Fifty dollars, sir" «ontk ■nan examin d the to the "fm* "TjH* T 111 Lr°" s**» Mmt" tb« ,.|Jy. Ÿhe look of <Umu* SSSSTfe" il'T,*** ho rl.rml.twi uttlnr aa ggM f^ y? ''«ndttSS * e Bvstor oa Onk rT. p™* *? 'h* trtbut. which PnTtaur . if/ j P*y* to the memory of Dr. Chjrtw Darwin: "Kone h«4 fooebt ÏÏÜÏÎ D*"rtn. He found î truth trodden under toot, reviled hî n ridteu,ed by all tbe worid; he lived long enough to see It, chiefly ll î *pj ence * inseparably incorpor *ted with the common thoughts of men. î!!i£? Iy n Ât ÿ i*5 d feared those who would revile but dare not. W at shall aman desire nrre than this? Once more the image of Socrates rises unbid den, s d the noble peroration of tbe Apology'rings in oor ears as if it were, Clrarles Daiwiu's farweil^Tlie hoar of depart ^re has arrived and we so oor ««P,., ic nos arnvea ana we go ways; I to die and you to live. W -tbe ~ ' is tbe belter God only knows." our hich The Candied President. Last Thanksgiving day tbe table of President Arthur was graced by some butternut candy, which an excellent and venerable maiden lady of Vermont lad made with her own hands, and sent to him as a pleasant reminder of the days of uis boyhood. The kind-bearted President acknowledged the favor In a graceful note, which, of coarse, was printed in the local paper of the village There tbe lady lived, and thence copied nto many journals in various puts of tbe eountry. At once a supply of en èctionery began to pour Into the While House; confectioners sent it, hoping for a letter from the President to display in their show windows. School girls and ladies of uncertain age, with hundreds of school boys, sent candy, each fondly hoping to receive in return the coveted autograph of tbe President. It has been as s er ted that more than a ton of confec tionery has bssn received at the White House during the winter and spring. Halation of Brain-Work to Blood Suppiy. But, even if U is true that the larger and. healthier phyiqne affords mors blood for brain use, it does not follow that the larger tbe supply the greater amount of brain-work possible. Tbe argument assumes that the brain has no limit to its activity except in tbe quantity of Mood that can be prepared for it. But it needs no scientific educa tion to know that there are other influ ences which limit the thinker's activity, and that these limitations are some where in the mysterious recesses of the brain, or in the forces of which the brain is tbe organ. The physical health of tbe brain-worker may be perfect, his digestion unimpaired, bis power to as similate food tbe same, and yet be may not be able to concentrate his thoughts or carry on a complicated train or rea soning. Tbe defect is not in his body— that b as healthy as even nor Is It In any of the processes of blood-making— these go on as before. The trouble lies in tbe brain itself, whose capacity for work is measured by some bidden sUndard of its own, and which gives warning when a cessation of brain work Is imperative. Tbe body is a Airnace whose power of consuming fuel is great er than the capability of ïte Iboiler—the brain—to generate power. To keep tbe latter In mod working condition, some thing more is n ece ss a ry than building and feeding the fires. A supplenrentery bat importent consideration is, whether the steam beyond a certain point wil. not be productive of unpleasant eonse 3 utnces in the form of an explosion.— Una Morris, in Popular Science Month - A Plan to Battle the Rgyptian (loca tion. On a Strike. Lateet Fashion fbr Swell Feonle. Swell people la Washington no longer *0 to the dressing rooms to remove their wmp. >t evening puiiw, but Mm «Mr footmen »long, .n d they «U pd ta the ball and serve the purposes of clothes raws till tbe party breaks up sad the mate vanish to their homes. A row of ftSotmen • in the tejj, A ea pc d^ ^ cockades of their bate wi* th# furry ■J?» intartainmente, and the certain tlMgnm to. BS? S Jm *y* S aaasg Braggs PMDtewbo haven't footmen borrow,we S^myf t hdf Mfr hbow who bn*t H—lwti ehMihi rie. drees fol "" * * y * Graadinss in Spanish lass designs are novel and elegant. "Jomho" ornaments and charms are worn by the million. Turn-over collars, with fimey neck ribbons, are very fashionable. Linens, batistes and satinette have been brought to such perfection that many ladies now use them for almost flimsy toilettes, for street war, snd even lor the races. A Toscan straw gypsy hat, faced with dark give# velvet, and trimmed out side with a wreath of hazel unto and foliage, is sent to ns from Virot's among a number of other stylish models. French costumes grew more bouffant, and promise a gradual return to the basket drapries (paniers) Marie Antoin ette; esthetic styles, on the contrary, become daily more limp and dinging. Flowers are worn ver / large on dress es, but small on bonnets. Roses are al ways the most popular flower with mil liners, and they are preferred unmount ed this season—that is, without foliage. ** Where are you going in such a har ry?" Only back into tbe bouse a min ute to change my pocketbook." "Change it?" ''Yes; I had no idea the day was so hot. I started out with my sealskin pocketbook." Pompeian red and black silk stock ings are worn with tbe simplest and with the most elaborate toilets —.0 mat ter whether they are light or dark. Dark navy blue and the lighter porce lain bins are also favorite colors for The most startling | arasols exhibited thus far are those of vermillion satin, -in- «I with old gold silk and trimmed with double rallies of wide gold lace. Tiie ferrules are surrounded by a wreath oflirilliant scarlet roses, mixed with snia ; 1 yellow sunflowers. Picturesque round bats have broad, straight brims, or are sloped away in Remorandt shape on the left side, with a ptift'of velvet on the edge that is found to be very becoming. The crown is surrounded with pinnies, or else its only trimming is a great Alsace bow made of a silk scarf. Linen collars and cuffe, after long banishment, are coming into vogue once more. The foundation is white, with chintz borders ot varied widths. A handkerchief, edged with the same pattern, is considered correct, snd is often sold with tbe lingerie described above as included in the set. The Mother Hubbard gathered plonks are still one for very small girls, and are made of cheeked Cheviot for every-day wear, and of pale bine, gray or white css)• mere for nicer use. The dark navy bios flannel dunks are also nies for trev ding, and for cool mornings in the eountry. Straight coats of white diag onal doth, with a French sacque back and deep shoulder cape, are prettily piped with satin and ornamented with satin bows, or else made more elaborate with white 0 |ien embroidery done in wool for trimminc. ROMANOS OF PRXNOJ AN INDIAN The Mysterious Beauty Who Daz zled Washington Society. At the tea party for the benefit of the Garfield Memorial Hospital last Satur day night a great feature was the num ber of pretty women flitting around in light and picturesque costumes, r«l f white mud bine caps cr fancy lists. Many of those attending wore full dress, and demi-toilets were the rule, summer and party dresses being more numerous than dark walking costumes. There was one beautiful stranger who excited every one's interest, snd fora long while people kept asking who tbe fair unknown could be. Bhe was tall exquisitely slender and graceful, with fine, delicate features, a creamy com plexion and eyes and hair light mid night. Her escort was swarthy, raven haired, with quick, courteous move ments, and, from tneir appearance, a gentleman of extensive travel pro nounced them Mexicans rarely. Never in any place but the City ot Mexico had he seen a man of that type, end woman of that particularly rare beauty were only to be met in Spanish-American countries, ami approached to Iwrely by the lovely creoles of New Orleans. The unknown lady wore jost tbe dress an artist would have put her in, a <*eep «old-colored satin, with sleeves and dra peries of black thread lace and a large corsage bouquet of red roses, and her hair was cangbt hack in a gracefully loose knot. Bbe stopped before the Kansas table for refreshments and spoketo Mrs. Ream, the mother of Vln nie Ream-Hoxie, the artist. Immedi ately an enthusiastic young man rushed ed to Mra. Ream to ask who the Mexi can beauty was, aa there were none of his friendaof that legation present to tell. "Do you know her?" he asked, and tbe matron gave him the satisfacto ry reply that she did; that she was her daugnterin-law, Mrs. Ream, of the In dian Territory. "And the gentleman," S noth the young man, "he rarely te lexlcan." "Not at all; he is Governor Wright of the Chickasaw Nation, and from the same Territory." came the answer in füll. There ia a very and rramatie story eonneeted wii lady, who met end married yonng Ream oa see of her vacation trips while she In the Esst Mrs, Ream of tbs Cherokee Nation* _______etna! name sf that iflalant b efl ir e she conventloniMied it by mar riage, end she is still one of the most b eau t i ful women to be seen in a seaMfa. — Washington Cbrr. St. Louis Globe Democrat. _ Boote that tecs over tbs instep are a tobe The id* of employing assault or defense was a logical the first «««itaste that took place bet man and, man. In th ese p ontes s the st r o ng est gman with his native weapons —the A s te r w as unconsciously the father of all are* and all armed strength, for his weak* aatMonlst would to restore the nsiance of power by the use of soma sort of weapon. Thesb« er armed» man lengthened his striking power by the use of a stick, snd found. after a weight which staff or ward Hemm - —«w. m stick, and frank, ; the help its leverage and lad him. The first esse in chance selected, heavy-ended ' showed that weight or hard a first fu Its value was a first step to ing it with a strong hand. Mow of the fisc was tbe fore runner of tbe «rushing weapon. In the same way tbe pointed stick became the lance or the dagger; and the thrown shaft helped, asxnowedge increased, by the "tnrowing-etlek," was the pre cursor of the dart snd arrow. The char acter of the first weapons was largely determined by the nature of the mater ials from which they were derived, and their shade pertly from this and partly by copying the forms of the weapons p ossesse d?by the animals the primitive men slew. Hence arises the general in character snd shape of tbe Is from all parte of the world. Science Monthly. The White Honae Mail. Beveral hundred letters are received every dak at tbe White House. They are delirered by a special messenger. The correspondence addressed to the President is not o|iened by him, and it is wry rare that he reads one of the thousands of letters addressed to him. All of the letters are first opeued by his private secretary. The majority of them are simply referred elsewhere, and never in any form come to the attention of tbe President. It makes no differ ence how "peisonal, private, or confi dential" an envelope may be maiked, it does not go by tbe desk of the private secretary unopened. Letters from rela tives or intimate friends are sent to tbe President just as received, but all other letters of a character worthy of being c:«lled to his attention are simply "briefed," so that the President can see st a glance what ia wanted. Applicants for office who write to the White House are always re fer red to tbe Departments. It has been tbe custom of late yean to send out to every such applicant a po lite formula, saying that tne application has been referred to such snd such s de partment. Some of the simple-minded correspondents of the Executive con strue the receipt of this formula as one of the most important steps in the way of ««curing the desired office. One hap py .man who recently received one of th cm* fbtmulas w ro te I n gratitude over the receipt of the was "as big as an Elefent" He then added that when he should get his place his gratitude would be "as Mg as 2 *Elefento." This formula of answer is in reality as fall of encouragement as the editor's polite "rejec ed with thanks," sent under seal with a pile of returned manuscript. But no amount of ill success has soy discouraging effect upon the people who write to the Presi dent for information, advice, money or office. Out of the 00,000,000 01 people in this country there is always s daily number who flatter themselves that they are not wasting good paper, pens and ink by writing to the President.— Chica go Times* Wasltinpton Letter. Baggy Trousers. Tlic man does not live probably who has not mentally expressed himself in the stoutest kind of Anglo-Saxon at the hagginem of his pants at the knees. It is the one tiling that makes life to hun dreds of our sex miserable almost be yond endurance. Even we bave caught ourselves saying d—eu— teronomy many and many a time at tbe enormous breadth and extent at the knees of oth erwise immaculate pants, aud sighed for some means whereby the evil might be prevented. A writer in the Cincinnati Gazette supplies the need, and out of pure comm passion for a panting world we reproduce it here: "We are confi dentially informed oy a society man, tbe 'set, of whose clothes are the envy and despair of a wide circle of admirers, that the only way to prevent their bag giness, which has been a cause of anguish to three continents, 'our continent' and the Eastern and Western hemispheres generally, is to give the trousers a little hitch at the knee when you sit down, and under no circumstances to crook the pregnant hinges of the knee too much wheu seated, but to leave tbe nether limbs extended in a not ungrace ful fashion. Eternal vigilance is the price of more things than liberty, and a moment's folget fulness will be fatal, for the cloth once stretched and molded by the shape of tbe knee, not all the press ing, sponging, and blocking of every tailor's goose on Vine street can *undo the mischief. You will be suspected of a desire to show your neat overgaltera a , and your olive and cardiuai lisle thresd boseÿ and heedless people will stumble over your outstretched limbs, hot you will be sustained by that consciousness that nerved Virginiu* to strike the fatal Mow, aad aay with him: «There Is no war bal this."' Women of fashion wear very little jewelry in tbe streets, with tbe excep tion of one or two slender bracelets that are worn outside long gloves. Earrings are abandoned for day wear on all but füll dress occasions. A jeweled collar button and a cravat bow are worn at the throat, or else there *a merely a slender bar pin. The watch te attached toa short chatelaine. In Wcetera China tbe mountain Omi, which has a "halo" and which ia in height 11.009 foet, te almost exclusively InhaMtra by Boa hist monks. Ï One night lately oar party of tourists went to an "orange-wrapping" A large ware boose belonging to the Wil kinson plaee was lighted up. with ean dlra placed along tbe walls, and all tbe help" of the neighborhood, was gath ered. In one corner of the room there were huge boxes filled with manges. They were rigged with handles at each end, and it took two men to hrinwone of them in. On the opposite side or the room there were long tables behind which set tbe "wrapper*" The fruit waa supplied to them by boys, who car ried it in bread trays, putting a tray to ev*»ry three men. Before each man was a package of tissue paper. By a dex trous movement an orange waa envel oped in a leaf of paper by one move ment. Aa tbe fruit was wrapped it was dropped into another tray, which was carried to the "packers," who stood be fore a pile of empty crates. Each orange was placed In the crate separately, being packed in dose rows. A crate holds from 120 to 140 oranges, and sella here for about 93. Tbe oranges are not brought directly from tbe grove to tbe packing house, but rest a day or two in the drying house. There tney are spread over lattice shelves, where they go through a "sweating" process before they are ready for shipment. The scene in the wrapping house was a pret ty one. The golden fruit piled in rich profusion; the men and boys laughing as they haudled it so rapidly; the order ly crates with their tempting contents; a heap of pine apples in an odd corner, filling the room with their exquisite, flavor; huge bunches of bananas with just a fleck of yellow here and there amid the green; clean lookiug lemons atoms«, as largea- the oranges heaped oft' to themselves; great citrons with their royal gold color, groups of boatmen and hunters with their swarthy faces aud picturesque attire, lending a hand wherever it was needed, a negro with a banjo strumming rude tuues to which the crowd gave equal accompaniment, the ladies watching curiously and samp ling au orange now and tbeu—these were some of tne element that m <de up tbe scene—the whole being enlightened with the haste and bustle of getting ready against the next day's boat, and having the fruit ready to go out with the ship.— Atlanta, Ga ., Constitution. The Railroad Situation. We learned while below from a relia ble source that it te the iutentkm of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company to brild a direct line of railroad from Be attie accoe* the Cascade mountains to Priests' Rapids on tbe Upper Columbia, thtaee to Ritzville on the line of the present N. P. R. R., thence through the Pelouse country to the Potlatch, thence descending the Potlatch to the Clearwater, and thence up the Clear water toa point at or near Kamiali, from whence the road will be built east erly over tbe Bitter Root Mountains at the leisure of tbe company. The object of the scheme te first to oc cupy the Clearwater route, which te the only direct route for a transcontinental rdlroad, secondly, to provide an outlet for the products or Camas Prairie. We were given to understand that the resi dents of Camas Prairie will be appealed to to do the whole of the grading on the branch track that will connect them with tbe main road at Kamiah and from what we know of that people we are confident that they will be quick to respond when called upon to aid in the development of that land of miik and houey. It is not yet settled whether tlio road north of Clearwater will be built into Moscow or not, but we know that the survey will be made from Three Forks through the Paradise Valley across the Buttes into Potlatch country and thence to the Clearwater this summer. It has also been made public through these columns that the company have caused a boat to be fitted up to facilitate the work of the surveyors in locating the lineup the Clearwater, and this fact lends additional weight to tlie informa tion statefi ttlsive. The fact that this road would leave ! Lewiston out in the cold causes us no > alarm whatever, because we have steam- ; beets anyhow, and ii will be no great ! trick to build a railroad over the ho ! miles of road between Texas and the Potlatch.—.Ve? Perce. News, Mat/ 18. The Secret of Hanlan'e Sucoeee. When the race was over and Hanlan had heartily shaken hands with hte dis tressed antagonist tbe astouislied crowd began to seek an explanation. The cause | is obvious enough. Hanlan has brains j and he has made sculling the subject ef deep study and constant practice. It • took hi.n three months of incessant ! study to learn the stroke he uses. Be sides this, lie has never sufiTered from the absurdities of training. He keeps 1 himself in good health, and never on ! any account takes too violent exercise. | Hence he makes very short work of Ids , overtrained opponents. A doctor who lately saw Hanlan said: "He could eiy harefly give a mau a knock-down blow, but he could pull his bead off*." The suggestion of conetand care and assidu ous development of special muscles can hardly be better given. It te certain that no man in the worid te capable of getting within two hundred yards of the Canadian. He will remain cham iion just as long ashe likes, unless some ; Sugltshman will imitate hte patient ! study and bring a better physique tot the task. I - mo e^e ■ • ■ ■ —— — 1 From week to week miliars bring out new colors and shades in trimmings. Borne of the latest are pussy willow green which fa not a green at all but a pur plish gray with a tint of g ree n In it; beet red, boiled or turkey-combed maize color; Indian rammer sky and moonlight shades, and ««ora or dawn of morning pink. sj vv a waa ^e aaaaw sra givvii age lt| pomegranate pink, beet bream, troubled water, a blnish gray; otnbed red, wheat, daffodil and A LOST BOY. A Specimen Brick o t Pagan Bob'* Eloquence. Colonel IngersoU's Speed:. * I knew a youth—a noble, generous youth—from whose heart flowed a living fount of pure and holy feeling, which spread around and fertalixed the soil «f friendship, while warm and generous hearts crowded aliout and enclosed him in a circle of pure and god-like happi ness. The eye of woman brightened aft bte approach, and wealth and honor smiled to win him to their circle. Hte days sped onward, and as a summer*« brook sparkles all joyous on its glad some way, so sped be on, blitlutomo amid the light of woman's love and Man hood'* eulogy. He wooed aud won a maid of peerless charms—a being fair, delicate and pure, who bestowed tbe harvest of her heart's young love upon him. Thé car ot time rolled 011 and clouds arose to dim the horizou sf hte worldy happiness. The serpent of Ine briation crept into the E>len of his heart; the inure and holy feeling which the God of nature had implanted in his' soul became polluted l>y tbe influence of the mis-cnlled social cup. The warns and generous aspirations of his soul be came frozen and callous within him. The tears of the wretched agony of the a filleted wife found no response a ftbir. hte bosom. The pure and holy fount of .love ^within his heart, that once gushed forth at the moanings of misery and prompted the hand to iidminister to the requirements of the wretched, scut forth. no more its pure and beuevoleut offer iugs; ils water had become intermingled with the poisoned ingredients of spirits, and the rank weeds of Iutcni|>era*)oo had sprang up and choked tlie fount, from whence the stream flowed- The dark spirit of Poverty had f apt ed its wings over bis habitati. 11 , and tbe burning band of Disease hnd scaied the brightness of hte eye, and palsied the elasticity of hte frame. The'fri«m£s who basked in the sunshineof hteprosperity, fled when the wintry winds «f ad verrity blew harshly round his dwelling. Pause, gentle reader ! Go to yon low ly burial place and ask who rests be neath its lowly surface ! ''Tlie mou IJer ing remains of a drunkard !" One who possessed a heart overflowing with the milk of human kindness, the days of whose boyhood were hallowed 4y high and holy aspirations; the hour*of whose early manhood were unclouded by care and unstained by crime; the set ting orb of whote destiny waseushroud ed in a mist of misery and degradation. He saw the smile of joy sparkling in the social glass; he noticed not the deniau of destruction lurking at the bottom of tbe goblet; with eager hand he raised the poisoned glass to his lips und he waa ruined. Whet She Sew in Church. He staid at home and she went t*< church. After dinner he said to her "What was the text, wife?" "Oh, something, somewhere in Gee* entions; I've forgotten (he chapter ami verse. Mrs. High sut right liefore me with a Mother Huhlmrd bonnet on. How could I hear anything when :■ could not even see the minister? * wouldn't have worn such » tliiisjr if* church if i'd had to have gone tiare * * "How did you like tlie niiiiteter?" , "Oh, he's splendid! Aud Kate Dar ling was there ill » K|iuuish lace cap - that never i*wt less than fifty dollars, their butcher liiil go without an*' and they can't pty i'd wear ton lace or first." "Did he say anything about tfc> new mission fund?" • "No, and the Jones girls v* re alt rigged out in their yellow silk* ntadt over; you would have «lied toughing U. see them. Buch taste as those girb have; and 'lie minister gave out that tlie Dorcas Society will meet at sister .Ion»*' residence—that poky old place.'* "Well, it seems that you did not hear much of tlie sermon." Well, I'm sure it's !>etter to |p; (i. church than to st iv at home and Teait the papers; and oh, Harry! the ne* minister has a lovely voice; it nearly ptr me to sleep." ___________ _ ___ . _ ______ The Drummer Boy's Opinion W Wo men Drummers. Many New York house* an sending out women drummers. It is more that.. proliahle that the women will r.ot drum more than one season. Getting up all times of night to catch freight- irai us to it«» to the next town, riding u. uiboose* that smell of kerosene on an cni|ty stomach, catching naps and colds by by curling up on wood-boxes, and carry i«K keteters through railroad yards be foreaay light, looking for a hotel auc findlug tlie rooms all occupied, w;ll not make female drummeia entirely happy. If the lady drummers could always on passenger (reins and have customers meet them at the depot and carry iheii satchels and the san e customer would hitch up a team and take them to the train, tliere might lie-some fun in fe male drtiimniug, There are so many things that drummers have to do t'Jboi ladies couldn't do very well that ihere te no danger of a radical change in the business.— J*eck s Sun. pr. Talmage's Brooklyn Tulicmaclt has probably the largest memlierslilp o 1 any Protestant church in the United States. Its total membership te 2,751. It te said that the Australian colonie» are the richest, per capita, in the world. Among their possessions are 80,000,Of*» sheep, te a population of only 3,000,00h soute. Among English-speaking people'ft is estimated that there are 13,500,000 who profese the Roman Catholic relicton. The Protestant denomination indadee 00,000,000.