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• • • • • • » » • • »•.«••• • _ • E K 21 ■ a « KOt Volume xviii. Helena, Montana, Thursday, June 12 , 1884. No. J o <TI|c iilccl.ln Jljcralii. An E. After 011 FISK D W FISK, A J- FISK, Publisher* und Proprietors. Cireulat'on Of anv Paper in Montana Of the Largest Circm aucn many _ F gey, Of other Rates of Subscription. WEEKLY HERALD: Year, (in advance)........................ Months, (in addance)..................... Three Months, (in advance). .......83 00 ....... 2 00 ....... 1 <« wn i mid f..r in advance the rate will he a iracture p.^^n^peryearl one of Postage. in all cases, Prepaid. a simple daily herald Subscribers,delivered by carrier,8150a month Year, by mail, (in advance). ..............812 00 SlxVontlis.'by mail, (in advance)............... 6 00 Months, by mail, (in advance)........... 3 ou *#-All communications should be addressed to FISK BKOH., Publishers, Helena, Montana. WHAT IS THE MORAL? Once in olden times, when winter Melted at the breath of spring, Flowers began to bud and blossom. Sweet the birds to pipe and sing. Fair and fairer grew each floweret, t li ar and jubilant the song. Till too soon, a wild commotion jtoHe among the little throng. lad» would rank alxive the other— Bullfinch, l.innet, Robin red. Note like mine is none," says Blackbird. Whistling blithely over head. I» there song as mine so soothing ?" Softly coos sweet Turtle Dove. 'None can trill as I," shouts Skylark, < »rolling the clouds above. • What a foolish, sad commotion?" Nightingale makes sadly moan ; Til away, and in the forest Sing by night, and all alone." the tiirds were, so the flowers. Lilv vowed that she was fair Far before all others ; Pansy claimed the prize with pensive air. Daisy, Daffodil, and Primrose, Hvaeinth, und Harebell blue, p, ,. r |,..s U aiity claimed, when, shyly Mushing, ko»« came forth to view. ••Why should one alone Ik* fairest? I've no w ish at »ill to be Lovlier thought than my sweet sisters Fragrance is enough for me." (pring, who heard the silly quarrel, booked with roguish smile, and said : she is fairest who is meekest ; That is you, then, Rose-bud red. When your merry notes, my song-birds sweetly sound o'er bill and dale, None w ill touch the heart »is yours do, Tender, lovely Nightingale." the story of life. Sav, what is life? 'Tis to lx* !x>rn A helpless hulx*, to greet the light With a sharp wail, as if the morn Foretell a cloudy noon and night To weep, to sleep, and weep again \\ itli sunny smiles between—and then? And then apace the infant grows To lx* a laughing, sprightly Ixjy, Happy despite his little woes. Were he but conscious of his joy! To be, in slrort, from two to ten, A merry, moody child—and then ? Aud then, in coat and trowers clad. To learn to say the decalogue, And break it. an unthinking lad. With mirth and mischief all agog ; A truant oft by field ami fen. And capture butterflies—ami then? And then, increased in strength and size. To lie anon a youth full grown, A hero in Iris mother's eyes, A young Apollo in his own ; To imitate the ways of men In fashionable sin—and then? And then, at last, to l>e a man, To full in love, to woo and wed ; With seething lirait» to scheme and plan To gather gold or toil for bread ; To sue for shame with tongue and pe a And gain or lose the prize! And then in gray and wrinkled old To mourn the speed of life's decline ; To praise the scene our youth beheld, And dwell in the memory of lang syne; To dream awhile with darkened ken, To drop in the grave—and then? SARATOGA. rell These famous waters smell like Thés«' Saratoga waters may Taste just a little of the «lay judgement; and the sulphur smell Suggests, along with other things, climate rattier warm for springs. restful as a twilight song The land where every lover hath spring, and every spring a path lead love pleasantly along. Oh, there lx* waters, not of springs— The waters wise King David sings. Sweet is the b .'»id thatjovers eat In secret, sang on harp of gold Jerusalem's high kirg of old. stolen waters they an* sweet !' Oh, dear, delicious piracies Of kisses upon love's high seas! old traditions of our rai e Repeat for aye and still repeat ; The stolen waters still are sweet when King David sat in place. All purple robed anil crowned in gold And sang his holy psalms of ohi. an tial hone. hung, a fracture skin broken fracture means Majors' spl'ut. the ulna union broken which manently lie ons surfaces. tion of first as the has has condensed about jury—that of the time. case repair before derstood case. given been i jury or other ; ing, as 1 operation. 1 it was broken by j j poured I of the braced and for The been I of the fracture the This its of the of this give lation the be was 1 would ture, vent at the I still. From been or, at to be ciple, sition perfect tion have j)roper has secure been bones injury place. ficant feet lation has Dr. who tion, tice examine repair, closures A ing in was a a tenth about imbedded removed given needle, position t«> escape tlie searching.sun ; To wek iliei-e waters ever sweet; To see her «lip lier dimple«! feet Where these delicious waters run — To dip her feet, nor slip nor tall. Nor tinge her garment's hem at all ; soil the whiteness of her feet. Nor stain her whitest garment's hem— Oh, singer of Jerusalem, sang so sweet. s«> wisely sweet ! shake hands ! shake hands! I guess you knew, For all your Psalms, a thing or two. —Joaquin Miller, in Courier-Journal. GOD BLESS YOU. • ■od bless you—in three words a prayer, Exalted, fond, devout, sincere— With health and strength, And days of length. With joys of youth, With lips of truth. With heart that nobly beats to do As you'd have others do to you. God bless you ! God bless you on the land or sea, Where'er a wanderer you may tie. With «lays of peace, With wealth's increase. With life that shames Degenerate aims; With heart kept holy in his sight— With hand that's brave to do the riglit God bless you ! "I said "I i easy "I piano: ! thing ' lit le "I lounge "If "I ! leaves." growled knobby "Let have do they "You and doors God bless you as your life descends Time's hillside steep, with faithful friends; With lot well east, With faith steadfast ; With will to bless Those favored less ; " "li strength to reach yon realm of bliss— Better au«l brighter by iar than this— God bless you ! 1'rol Maspero, according to the Ixindon limes, has discovered, between Thebes and Assioot. what is thought to lie the l'anopo bs ot the ancient Greeks, the Khemnis of me Egyptians. In a catacomb already ex plored 129 mummies have already been lound. It is thought that 6,000 will be unearthed. A harvest of papiri, jewels and luneral treasures is expected. A gun Several him, loader. "I account load "No, an old but nearly gun at the at the DISCOVKRV IN S! lIi.EKI Examination ol Majors' Hotly Fur nishes Important information. [San Francisco Bulletin, May 26.] the execution of Lloyd L. Majors Friday last a port-mortem examination _ body was held by Dr. h. It. Wool Oakland, in the presence of several physicians. This examination gave iracture at me uiiuuie ui me i.g.it u the bones oi the forearm. This comminuted fracture ; that is, unusual opportunity to observe the ini stage of repair after fracture of the Just oue week liefore Majors was in his attempt to escape, he received fracture at the middle of the right ulna, was pie comminuted fracture ; that is, the was uubroken, but the bone was in several pieces. A compound communicates with the air by of the wound. The fracture of arm was carefully dressed with a At the post-mortem examination fracture was examined and the entire was removed. There was no bony nor any union whatever at the surfaces, but the callous material, unites the broken fragments per after fracture had just begun to secreted, There was just a little tenaci- j material jterceptible on the broken ! That the beginning of thesecre- ! callous material at the end of the | week is noticeable, has been accepted rule by surgeons, hut in practice it ! been found that this callous material not been sufficiently abundant and * to yield signs of repair until j the tenth or twelfth day after in is to say, the so-called knitting j Itone does not occur until about that 1 An opportunity was offered in this j of studying the earliest proceases of j in fracture, such as has very seldom , been afforded to surgeons. It is un that the hooks contain no parallel Whenever an opportunity has been i to observe repair of fracture, it has in subjects who have died from in or disease, and not in one who was in respects perfectly healthy, and hav- , this one did, all the forces in active To the surprise of Dr. Woolsey, 1 found that temporary union of the hone had already taken place, not callous material, hut by means of the i organization of the blood which had been , out about, the fracture at the time ; injury. This orgauized blood em the hone at the point of fracture for about two inches above and below. fracture showed that originally it had oblique, and that by a continuation force of the blow that caused the the lower projection or point of upper part of the hone was broken off. little fracture projected a little from place, but it aud the two main portions bone were held together by the grasp I organized blood so firmly as not to away in the least upon the disarticu- i ami entire removal of the bone from arm. This provisional clasp, as it may j called, was elastic, aud when the hone ) grasped at one end and shaken it yield aud give at the point of Irac but it was sufficiently strong to pre any drooping of the distinct fragment other end when the l)one was held this examination this much has learned that was not known before ; ! all events, was not sufficiently known recognized and laid down as a prin namely, that the early and perfect adjustment and perfect maintenance in po of fractured bones is necessary to repair. The prevention of irritar of tissues and of consequent pain and constitutional disturbance and the like been the special reasons for the early adjustment of fractures, but all that been deemed absolutely necessary to perfect repair ot the bone itself has a perfect adjustment of fractured prior to the eighth or tenth day after and maintenance afterwards in But this case furnishes most signi- j proof of the great value of the per- j adjustment of a fracture before coagu of the blood at the seat of the injury had time to occur. Woolsey remarked to the reporter questioned him altont this examina- ; that he never before in all his prac had a similar opportunity offered to a iracture in the first stages of and also that he deemed the dis of great scientific value. singular discovery was made iu the examination of the skull ot Majors. Stick the back part of the top of the head little piece of steel about the size of darning-needle. It protruded about one of an inch and penetrated the skull j an equal distance. It was firmly in its position and could not he with forceps. No explanation is i of this singular discovery. The or whatever it is, had been in its for months and possibly for years. ; In a a town Cady "We look surroundings the dition comes to make he some present paper to say man.' "In wife, and they nothing home and thereon. throw own such into filth disgrace. railroad possible worst We eat thing throw which comes whole you go more may such tolerate where throws are all one who ride in country a palace now in life and oad general hence ance cencies "We on the abundant ourselves ing by women boys habits. here sweet aud meals of season very streets in a the ns in a good eoftectin should ing the officer trict, doubt improving as the dren plans make county." Moral Facetiousness of Furniture. [Boston Bulletin.] must have some rest this summer." the clock ; "I am all run down." think I need a country seat,'' said the chair, leaning on his elbow. am getting played out,'' said the "a little fresh air would he a good for me." "That's what I want," said the sofa ; "a fresh air at the springs." should like to go with the sofa and in the woods," said the footstool. my legs were stronger,"said the table, should go to the country for some * "Country board is always so plain, the side-board ; "nobody that is or polished there.'' me reflect," said the mirror ; "they very plain-looking lassies there, too, they not?" _ make me plush," said the divan here the housemaid closed the folding and shut them all up. But palm, fatal goes forty wrong it under limits Amaryllis of drop (according ing ing sky, cofiee white tage force severance, doesn't ing the ought tion of You a few pick the illimitable piece-goods more yet it distinction nut owner commercial corously only chair other side a A Sensible Man. [Texas Siftings.] man from the country stepped into a shop on Austin avenue to buy a gun. muzzle-loading guns were shown but he said he preferred a breech suppose you prefer a breech-loader on of it being easier and quicker to ?" it's not that, particularly. I had musket that loaded at the muzzle, one day it-went off at the breech and blew my head off. Instead of a that loads at the muzzle and goes off breech, I want one that I can 1°®" breech and fire off at the other end. The a tinguished the use rance plished never always Lake' Pacific bowl. that that in use the The nect, pian of a situated side the thought, on the cent, into 000,000 Clean Street**. recent article having application to in New Jersey, Mrs. Elizabeth Stanton says : turn to the women and children to after village improvements. As their surroundings have much to do in forming j moral character of the people, the con of the streets and rear premises be a question of vital importance. But the lessons effective there must ; organization, some watchful, omni- | eye, that may enable us, when a ; or orange peel is caught on the fiy i 'thou art the boy,' or 'thou art the j the meantime we ask every mother, sister, daughter, to charge the men boys of their respective households as | leave home in the morning, to throw on the streets. Train them at to take a plate when they eat nuts oranges, and leave the skins and shells If you allow your children to things about the house, and in your yards and gardens, they will carry manners into the streets and the cars when traveling. The found in our cars is a national We have the most beautiful carriages in the world, with every comfort and convenience, but the manners of any civilized people. eat all the time, munching first one and then another, and deliberately all the refuse on the floor. After some generous tobacco expectorator in and makes a slimy mess of the compound, and the further west the more elegant the cars and the plentiful the tobacco juice. You travel all over Europe and you see uo tilth in the cars on the streets as we here. In the third-class cars, the poorest people travel, no one even a paper on the floor. They kept i»erfectly clean, so that any who wishes to travel economically can in them with comfort, while in our we are often compelled to go into car to get a decent seat. We are the second century of our national can no longer plead youth for our manners. We have more wealth aud intelligence than any other nation, we cannot plead poverty or ignor for our carelessness as to the de of life. travel more than any other people lace of the globe, hence we have opportunities for contrasting with other nations and improv their example. It rests with our to train the present generation of and girls into more refined tastes and If they would use their influence we could have our streets and cars as and clean as our parlors, and our boys girls taught to eat at their regular aud never to be seen munching oui in public places. It would be easy to dispose of the papers in the if each man would collect his own pile and put a match to them, and Itovs would be ouly too happy to serve that direction. Perhaps it would be idea to organize a police of hoys to pües and burn everything that ™ not be seen in tne streets. Dix id town into districts and making an of the most reliable boy in each dis paying him a small sum, there is no that much could be accomplished in the character of our boys as well streets. Let the women and chil come together and organize some for village improvements that shall Johnstown a beacon light in his of to her population students tion with students New has was might came to be many thought, been wealth. sion fied satin, had a handsome with The head, The band. father. been TO a highly lie Montana, he of troduced' Hurlburt, his in love pondence fied burt's under a thriving they and about scriber miles burg, extend. 29j actes. Chicago 2,660 the streets, some side the tend heny one extreme most twelve "Do [Popular Science Monthly.] the worst thing about the cocoanut the missionaries always say, is the fact that, when once fairly started, it on bearing fruit uninterruptedly for years. This is very immoral and of the ill-conditioned tree, because encourages the idyllic Polynesian to lie the palms all day long, cooling his in the sea occasionally, sporting with in the shade, or with the tangles Neæra's hair and waiting for the nuts to down in due time, when he ought to European notions) to be kill himself with hard work under a blaz raising cotton, sugar, indigo and lor the immediate benefit of the merchant and the ultimate advan the British public. It doesn't en habits of steady industry and per the good missionaries say ; it induce the native to 1'eel that burn desire for Manchester piece-goods and other blessings of civilization which properly to accompany the propaga the missionary in foreign parts. stick your nut in the sand ; you sit by years and watch it growing ; you up the ripe fruits as they fall from tree, and you sell them at last for red cloth to the Manchester merchant. Nothing could be simple or more satisfactory. And is difficult to see the precise moral between the owner of a cocoa field in the South Sea Islands and the of a coal mine or a big estate in England. Each lounges de through life after his own fashion ; the one lounges in a Russia-leather at a club in Pall Mall, while the lounges in a nice soft dust heap be rolling surf in Tahiti or the Hawaiian Archipelago. asked five or than born to Yet, if start in I set öfter. nessed its understand ticket the best aD interest upon in a wise. fete. seeing have It is painting Finger-Bowls in Nevada. [Virginia Enterprise.] finger-bowl is tabooed, according to society journal. Many years ago a dis- T French gourmet declared that ! of this appliance indicated igno of the art of eating, since an accom master of the knife and fork would soil his fingers at the table. This has been the Comstock notion. Meadow was the only mining town on the coast that stuck up for the finger The town is now dead. Tt may he the finger-bowl killed it. It is said early days a few finger-howls were in Johnstown. Well, it may be so— town hr.s been dead for many years. As some m?y be or more conditions do not to prevent ordinary draughts ing, constipation mal restored, improved. fluence those springs is not hold kind I that Shah's government proposes to con at its own cost, the Black, and Cas Seas with the Persian Gulf by means railway through Persia from Recht, within a few miles of the Persian of the Caspian Sea. to Aboosher on Persian Golf. Such a connection, it is will increase Russian commerce Indian Ocean at the rate of 50 per above its present amount, and put Russian pockets for freight over $22, a year. In words, part about the control cheaper. instance, that our system tubes, The for more been ernment soon heretofore, charged twelve now) this and country Facts of Interest. ^bfanTto* Chart ièra Township w'est o^tiraDn «Hp riupp« th*. lint*« STUDENTS IN EUROPE AND AMERICA. Harvaxd Crimson : Out of a population 25,000,000 England sends 5,U0U students two universities : Scotland, with a of 4,(MX),000 has 0,500 university ; and Germany, with a popula 48,000,000, has 22,500 in her various universities. The New England States, a population of 4,110,000, send 4,000 , to their eighteen colleges and ] universities. ABORIGINAL LAWS IN A CIVILIZED STATE. 1 Haven Palladium : The little State | ofTlaxcala, the Rhode Island of Mexico, codes peculiarly its own. This State independent Republic, defying the ! of the Aztecs when the conquerors into the land, and its laws are said much the same as they were then in ; respects, the only instance, it is ; when the aboriginal laws have preserved for a civilized common- i THE QUEEN OF MADAGASCAR. London Spectator : The new Queen of ; Madagascar is young, of a pleasing expres of countenance, and singularly digni , and ladylike. On the occasion of her inauguration she wore a dress of ivory with much gold embroidery. She train two or three yards in length of dark crimson velvet, spangled gold, borne by six officers of state. gold crown was already upon her and thus she stood upon the throne. Prime Minister is her wedded hus and old enough to be her grand She is the third Queen who has his wife. MARRY A MAN SHE NEVER SAW. Rutland Herald: Miss Kate Hnrlbnrt, respectable Bennington girl, is to ( married this week to a gentleman from | whom she had never seen until came on a few days ago for the purpose I marrying her. They had Feen in by letter V»y relatives of Miss who knew the young man and family well, aud the young people fell with each other through corres by mail, and are lx>th well satis on seeing each other. Miss Hurl affiancee is a miner iu Montana, 50 years of age, a refined man, worth deal of property, and doing a business. After their marriage will visit the chief Eastern cities, read reach their home in Montana the middle of June. THE AREA OF PITTSBURG. Pittsburg Commercial daze tie: A sub w mt8 to know how many square au«i acres compose the City ot Pitts what are its limits, and how far they The City of Pittsburg comprises square miles of territory, being 18,720 Its territorial limits exceed those of by about four square miles, or acres. There were iu Pittsburg at close of the last fiscal year, 355 miles of to which have been added since three or four miles. On the south the limits extend to Williamsburg on east, to Lower St. Clair Township on on Between the rivers the lines ex from Coleman's Station, on the Alleg Valley Railroad, to Glenwood, on the Ohio Railroad. To go from extreme limit of the city to the other will require one to travel, by the direct and expeditions route, about miles. Why the prominence If their matter they latter cal in the of cause It ought good ties or leading will do country, stimulate the study them is what about. ple than more better, stock tainly their of a premiums, lie It would it might fy by each uotion. a unrulier During few men ing two several ing if porting dian then a and aud and by Poor of any dog he said "Tallow "Are "No work dog on "Do "No; world, animals. about steep when aud other Why, for pat on The goods tipping around. The island is The Dream of Life. The you think life is worth living ?" was of Mignet, the late French historian, or six years ago, when he was more eighty. "I was," he replied, "not to fortune, and have never been rich. if I had the option of taking a fresh in life on the conditions under which out I should not hesitate to accept the I feel like a person who has wit a great drama which is drawing to close, and who has done his best to understand it. I have not had a box of my own, but I was able to enter best boxes, which, between the acts, is advantage. Human existence is lull of to me still. It greatly depends ourselves whether we go through it manner to be satisfied with it or other Life to me has been a perpetual derstood island ! seventeen one of water shore i seven size. and , of the j summit I site for ; number , have ! penditure that place My greatest trouble has been in friends drop into the grave. But 1 learned to accept death en philosophy. not the evil we are in the-habit of it." Salutary Use of Water. [Minnehalian.] regards the free use of water under conditions of the digestive organs, it be said that no agent can prove safer more salutory. Those who have morbid conditions of the stomach or bowels which so far impart the general vigor as prevent attention being given to the duties of life, can often use large of water, especially in the morn with manifest advantage. Obstinate constipation is thereby removed, the nor peristaltic motions of the bowels are and the secretions may be vastly We notice the salutary in of water drinking upon many of who resort to the so-called mineral which abound in the country. It necessary that these springs should abnormal quantities of salts of any to effect cures ; it is only necessary the water should be pure. Tlie The : of i the has I Going lie the world. proaching I Europe. ! and 80 1 The of the of the the who up the during 1 tainly I worth Cheap Telegraphy. _____ every that A from "Mr. of the Thursday lessly for the quiet, manner: Great Britain a telegram of twenty with the address, can be sent to any of the kingdom for one shilling— twenty-five cents of our money. On continent, where the governments have of the telegraph, the rates are much In Belgium and Switzerland, for there are half-franc telegrams— is, something less than ten cents of money—while in Paris the telegraph is supplemented by pneumatic carrying post cards for half a Iranc. English government paid £10,000,000 what was worth commercially not than £7,000,000 ; yet so great has the increase of business due to Gov control, that the shilling rate is to be reduced. The address will, as heretofore, be free ; twelve cents will be for six words, eighteen cents for words, and twenty-five cents (as for twenty words. Telegraphing in country is under corporate control, we are charged more than any other on the earth. long ____ B : amount crammed sult which will it; then with The "Those find who the He has not a with same changes was red, it was region seven planet." Fat Stuck in Fairs [National Stockman.] should not the fat-stock leature of county fair lie a matter of almost equal with the tine stock exhibit? farmers are interested in seeing wliat stock should be bred from, it is a no less to see the models of what should be at maturity. Indeed, this feature of an exhibition is a practi demonstration of what is foreshadowed former, and completes an illustration aud effect which is most striking. to be easily practicable to secure displays of fat stock in many coun comparatively small districts in the breeding regions—collections which do honor to the exhibitors and to the and which will also do much to the less progressive farmers of region round about, teaching them to animals carefully, and to compare with others. Object lesson teaching wonderfully effective. We remember we see better than what we hear We are more influenced by exam than by argument or exhortation. The practical we can make our fairs the and the incorporation of the fat feature in local exhibitions is cer a move in the direction of increasing interest and usefulness. This branch fair need not be large, nor need the though they should he liberal, extravagant; but it should be distinct. generally not be practicable, and as a rule be unadvisable, to classi breeds—but these are details which association could adjust to suit its own We hope to see something done in unrulier of places in the coming season. How Dog Teams in Idaho. [San Francisco Chronicle.] During the day of my arrival I saw a men sweating under the labor of pull two sacks of Hour od a toboggan, and dog trains. These dogs are amus not admirable as a means of trans freight. They are made up oi Iu dogs, l ollies, mongrels, scrub yelpers, Newfoundlands and mastiffs, aud now and a bulldog. The driver goes behind urges them on with snowballs, now then finding it necessary to go forward make a lazy cur work up to his collar giving him the bight of a packing rope, j brute ! Probably it is his only bight kind for many hours. I asked one I team man what he fed to his dogs and j : "Tallow and Indian meal." they trained ?" ; we pick up all sorts of dogs aud Though long Even to arm go back those • not do 1 they I Each i the has lieen other I The the j so I It is j the ! ness of tion. vied—those entertain that it No again, may one. inferior; would of The his he does The young back he does even in smile them crowded cess. And was a ; womanhood she sigh asked I And go is could I durable? ; learn j enough. Do man perfections. Do them in very soon by putting a good 1 band on the lead." they never balk ?" dogs are the blankest fools iu tlie while they are the sagaciousest Why, when them dogs near pull their toe-nails off cornin' up a hill, they bark out their delight I go up and pat them on the head call them 'good dogs.' Horses or no animals won t be fed on such taffy. these dogs will stand it to be cussed miles and then be tickled to death at a the head." merchants sty the dog teams spoil like mischief. They are all the tinte them over and rolling them were Do, have aud be Do ask reasonable Do the grained, Do husband, remember then Do fast only Do ambitious project of constructing an in Lake Michigan, opposite Chicago, seriously to be undertaken this summer. in a you that Do magnitude of this venture can lie un- j not when it is known that the plans contemplate an area of forty acres. This j is to he guarded by a breakwater j feet in hight. It is to be placed 1 mile from the shore, where the depth | water averages eighteen feet. On the j side is to be a land-locked harbor of j ac r os. to admit lake crafts of any : The land is to be formed of sand j clay dredged from the lake. The face j island is to be irregular, and the of the gradual swell is to be the for a grand hotel. The projectors several experienced engineers, who made their estimates on a total ex of $2,000,000. It is thought the resort will prove popular as a for summer cottages. familiarize Do fashion some eign Do he is make his Do do mother because loved Grandest Stairway in the World. Calivaro Hill, just west of the city Caraccas, the scene of a battle between Spaniards and patriots, in June, 1821, been made into a beautiful park. up the mount is what I believe to most magnificent stairway in the I have never seen anything ap it, in stateliness and beauty, in It is of sandstone, 100 feet wide 80 feet high. The park cost $2,000,000. crest is 600 feet higher than the level city, and is surmounted by a statue "Great President," Guzman Blanco, "illustrious American," as he is called, has done so much to pacify and build country. He may have made money this working, but the people cer have the improvements. He is about $15,000,(MM). I to offend ness either They lack word, and do not When in not air, and upon writing j un go the harli«inin. above Not a for matical _ achieved now and then, and it is a good thing ployment they do; people have l>een trying too dazzle so great is a who to public, as the presents New York correspondent the city tells this: August Belmont was sitting in oue rooms in the Mills Building on while the crowd was gazing aim at the Metropolitan Bank, waiting doors to open, and remarked, in his conservative, or rather phlegmatic 'These things have to come to digest ____the enormous variety and of securities which they have bad down their throats, and the re has been an accumulation of bile the stomach would not stand. They throw it off and feel all the better for they will be ready to take hold a mnch better appetite.' " Providence (R. I.) Jouranal says: who have never seen Mercury will the present an unusu illy favorable opportunity for picking him np. Those have seen him will be sure to enjoy pleasure of beholding him once more. has a marked character of his own, and star in the firmament can compare him in brilliancy when under the light. He twinkles and sparkles and color. On Tuesday evening he at first white, then yellow, then rosy and shone with such an intensity that easy to realize that he traveled in a where the sun's light and heat are times greater than he bestows on our Mrs. is it I twenty Mrs. that tending ^Irs. poor in Four now is said cold the One is a bnilding, furnished ONCE IS ENOUGH. PATTI'S People Feel About Repeating Their Lives. [Detroit Free Press] Though most people do their best to pro life, few are iu tavor of reputing it. with the wisdom acquired iu life one for the battle, uo oue longs to and try it all over again. Indeed, who are honest admit that they could i it; that knowing what the ordeal is, would have no courage to liegiu it. ! seems to feel as he nears the end of intricate and tiresome journey that he lieen miraculously preserved: that an time he might not lie so fortunate. < greater his accumulation of wisdom more certain he is of this. Nothing is destructive to self-conceit as living. not the disabled, the defeated, and baffled alone who rejoice that the bftsi of life is oue that can have no repeti The successful, the honored, the en vied—those who are considered victors— j the same feeling. They rejoice is not to be done over again. one wants to have his childhood over , although that stage of existence have been a comparatively happy Maturity has taught him that it was and sad as his wisdom is, lie not exchange it for the crude bliss ignorance. middle-aged man sighs perhaps that youth has been spent unprofitably, hut not want it hack again. patriarch boasts of his days of strong manhoood, hut he would not go and live them over if he could. No, not wish to live it over again, not its happiest hours. They are all safe memory, he speaks of them with a and a sigh, but he does not ask for again. Yet they were full of honor, with love and crowned with suc the aged woman whose girlhood blaze of belledom, and w hose early womanhood was rich iu happiness ; does sigh to repeat her vanished years? If she would say: "One is enough." so everywhere the same refusal to through it all would be heard. "Once enough." Who. after reading poets, return to the primer aud find it en Who either wishes or needs to the same lesson twice? Once is IIow (in Do Remember. remember that you are married to a anil not to a god ; be prepared for im perfections. anticipate tire discovery by your bus that you are "only a woman ; il you not he would not care about you. once iu a while, let your husband the last word; it will gratify him be no particular loss to you. lie reasonable; it is a great deal to under some circumstances, but do try ; reasonable women are rare—be rare. remember that servants are made of same material as you are,a little coarser perhaps, but the same in essentials. try and forget yourself; as for your forget that you married him and remember that he married you : he will probably do the reverse. let him read the newspaper at break table ; it is unsociable, but then its a tritie after all, and he likes it. let him know more than you do once while ; it keeps up his sell-respect, aud will be none the worse for admitting you are not actually infallible. remember that the interest of life is There meetings after season. was diligent Vicomte quis de that they clover." Adeline with the He did meeting had to Biarritz, a to write gence was given hands, Marquis smallest lina, most on in One ance of with us from ways gossip wards "Well, What "The that we I must me, curiosity enlivened Smilingly "And unpleasant At moved, mer the "No, piest of to the himself "I, Wildly hand clasped away embrace, "I am A ton hits $17.50 000,000; came a year. York, able more of Boston only —$1 in luxury Democratic bad not bonds. centered in your home circle; do familiarize yourself in outside events. read something in the papers besides notes and society columns ; have knowledge of what is going on in for countries. lie a companion to your husband if a wise man ; and if he is not, try to him become your companion ; raise standard, do not let him lower yours. respect your husband's prejudices ; respect his relations, especially his ; she is not the less his mother she is your mother-in-law ; she him before you did. It is of a dog ringing piano, Observation, that it crude iu, keep tions. cumstances pleasure likely barking. Hard Beading. [From the National Review.] find most English books of to-day hard read, by reason of their style. They j by the familiarity either of careless- ; or of excessive coloring. They have : no manner or too much manner. J are either awkward or jaunty. They measure, reserve, composure ; in a they are deficient in self-restraint If they are letters they ■ self-respect. belong to the aristocracy of letters. Napoleon took Talleyr and by the ear presence of his entire court, the minister | thinking unnaturally remarked : "What a pity j a and. so to speak, in his dressing gown slippers, or when another writer hursts it in spangles and gorgeous vesture, happyily it does not tell the former to home and dress himself, nor convey to latter that he is uncommonly like a The vulgar like vulgarity, and all things they love bright colors. few writers in our time have passed of letters by dint of being ungram ; and a still greater number have reputation by the prodigal em of adjectives and expletives that hot scarcely illumine. a man should be so ill-bred !" It common thing nowadays for writers have not even the excuse of greatness "take the public by the ear," and the unfortunately, are not so fastidious bishop of Autun. When one writer „ himself to it with a free-and-easy femng ami u/x in srnfnl- in his dressing irowu 011 the A judge, Poor Dear. [ Boston Transcript. J Squint—Dear me, Mrs. Blunt, how vou contrive to hold your age so well? you look as young as you did years ago. Blunt—I don't know unless it is escape a great deal of care by at to nobody's business bat my own! Squint—Yes, that may be it; but, dear ! you can t find much pleasure living, can you?" They Facing Anil he The The And And it It never Blithe Wno In But In For to Anil Making Merchandise of the Air. large eoWpstorage warehouses are in operation in New York city, and it that the time is not far distant when air will be served in pipes throughout city, just as gas and water are now. of the novel features of the new Washington Market, now being constructed, net-work of pipes running through the through which Irozen air will be to the different meat stands. Oh, he And With That And Iu>w And The Anil \nd He Of But oh. Of For no You "My icsthetic son and "No, sible?" "Yes; "Black "Kind for this great usual "That career. your claimed "Oh, belle, PATTI'S EAK1j\ rOFlîTSIIll* the IInmor of Her Betrothal trqtiis of Canv Became a Fact. [From "Fourteen Years with l'atti."] is a story of the Sunday evening at Patti's home during the winter she had returned 1'rom her London From these gatherings Nilsson seldom absent, aud among the most visitors were Gustave Dore, the Darn, Baron St. Armand and Mar Caux, w ho were such inseparables they were called the "three-leaved looked forward to the meeting the Marquis with glad excitement. not keep us waiting long, but the was also a parting. The Marquis go with the Empress Eugenie to and as he expected to remain for considerable period, he asked permission to Adelina aud receive intelli concerning her. This permission given with the understanding that the correspondence was to pass through my aud was to lie conducted by the and myself. I had to report the details of the happenings to Ade and his excellent pen gave us the piquant descriptious of all that went Biarritz. evening, it was after th# perform "Traviata," the Marquis remained us after a few friends had departed Adelina's dressing room. As he al repeated conscientiously the town to us, Adelina turned smilingly to him and asked : Marquis, what is there new ? is Paris talking about?" newest thing,"' was the answer, "is we are engaged." must admit that this auswer startled and I looked at Adelina with my on tension. Her features seemed bv an inexpressible loveliness. she said to the Marquis : why not ? I hope it would not be for you.'' first embarrassed, then joyfully tùe Marquis was only able to stam the words : certainly not. I would he the hap of mortals if it were true." Blushingly Adelina extended her hand Marquis, who was almost beside with joy, while she said : too, would be happy." the Marquis pressed the proffered to his lips, intoxicated with joy, he Adelina iu his arms, then hurried speechless. But Adelina, in a warm whispered the confession to me. am very happy." Hud Politics in Rosten. Democratic city government iu Bos been followed by a tax rate of per 81,000 to pay a tax levy of $12, both the largest since Boston be a city, and the first $4 above last In all seaboard cities except New real estate is steadily falling in tax valuation, although each year sees buildings piled on it. The valuation Boston in 1874 was $798,755,060; it is $682,000.000 now; $116,000,000 less in $12. Bad politics is an expensive under these circumstances, aud politics is almost invariable politics, or Republican city bonds would stand higher than Democratic city He Means to He Musical. Better Taste W anted. of? Doesn't he know that combination of colors is in horrid On the Bench. A . , , . , to the tact that her husband was th e bench. At a party one exentng belle of the occasion, who was also a pretentious was in the IN THE BRIDLE-PATH. rifle, they rifle with slackened rein, tlie «inking sun, he is telling her over again tale that never is done— tale that's as old as the bending blue, as oid as the singing sea— never has happened that one of two Marveled what it could be. has happened that one of two. bovs, glad girls, together— have felt that love was enough to do the sweet and the sunny weather— have found right words for the songs of birds the greenery overhead ; build the nest in the spring is best, 'tis best in the spring to wed. rides at her bridle rein. he iiends him to h«-r ear. the musical tones of the <>l«l refrain ladies Jeliglit to hear. his words were pleasant as rain that paliers on the laughing leaves, kind as the cheery sun that natters gohi of harvest sheaves. his hand is on her bridle rein, bis look it is on lfer check— needs not to tell her over again the guerdon that he would seek the telling! 'lis like the smelling the mignonette and the rose. matter how long you siug love s song. can never eotne to its close ! [C.uflalo 1'ourier.J is the custom to regard the howling dog at a noise, such as that caused by bells, blowing a horn or playing a as an evidence of canine diapproval. Observation, however, seems to indicate it is rather an indication of the dog's love of harmony aud desire to join although his abilities as a singer do not pace with his praiseworthy inten When he howls under these cir cumstances there is no evidence of dis visible. In fact he would lie more to display anger or excitement hv [.Merchant Traveler, j dear," said Mr. Pidgeou to his wife, "did you hear about Jenkin coming home drunk the other night whipping his wile?" iudeeij. Can such a thing be pos he beat her black and blue.'' "Black and blue ?" "That's what I was told." heaven! What was tip* man such taste this se.ason of the year?" woman, the wife of a habit of constantly re heiress, on hearing the lady make the reference, said : reminds me of my grandfather's "Indeed ! I never heard that any of family had lieen on the bench !" ex the lady. yes," nonchalantly answered the "it was a shoemaker's bench.