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Volume xix.
Helena, Montana, Thursday, October i, 1885.
No. 46
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•W All communication» should Ice addressed to
M"K Mlle I- Pnhlisbc rs.
Helena, Montana.
Nobody sec-» the hahy »row .
Baby dear with iauichiii» eyes.
Who can ce to our house- a year a«o.
ixsckini; ever so wrinkled and wise;
Kut every day of the happy' year
He has taken upon him some Iceauty new.
Ami as for *rowui|c, w hy, this is clear,
lie's never had anything else to do
(■ruiKluMmnit says. "When he's asleep.
TIm-ii it is that the lathy grows."
to tin- crib we often|ercep
To watch, but we don't think grandma know«
Nev er a fringe of the golden hair
c 'leistering soft around Ilia brow
l engthens the least while we arc- there.
\nd yet it is grow mg - the wonder, how !
c cacher talks of chemical things
Which into a secret of life combine,
\,id motltcr, listening, softly sings.
"O tiocl. lie good to this boy of mine
tad into the sunny summer days
t>r into the winter evenings cold
she weaves the notes of her joyful praise
While closely alaiut him her fond arms fold.
NVihody sees Ihr hahy grow.
Kut over his rosy little face
The prettiest ripples of laughter flow.
The dancing dimples merrily chase,
The tiny feet an- learning to walk.
The rounded limits are growing strong.
The limping tongue is learning to talk,
As cheerily pass the day's along.
Nobody can explain it all,
Kut one thing to our thoitght is clear :
tiod. w ho secs if a sparrow fall,
>cnt our tieautiful hahy here.
And mother cares for him, day and night—
l is easy enough when ahe loves him so—
Vnd t.csl. w however she puts out the light.
.lust look* in and make* him grow.
tt U K AMI I.
< 'ome and drain a cup of joy.
Now w ith tue. go»«! wife.
Amt b-tng the girl and boy
Now with thee,good wife.
Ia-t all heart« ta- blithe and gay,
11 !» fourteen years to-day
Nii.f yon spake the little "are"
That to me w as life.
When in wedding white arrayed
I la-held yon stand.
Why, I almost felt afrnid
K en to loneh your band.
And when with love Intent
t our gaze on me you Ian',
You seemed a being sent
From the "Better I .and "
And an angel you have proved
Since that good, glad hour.
Aye, wherever w< have ruv«*l
In snnstdn«- and in shower.
In all goodliest* you transcend.
Ami all excellence* blend
,'n the mother, wife and friend,
A* a sacred dower,
A on have maiie my life more pure
Thao It might have la-rn ;
You have taught me to endure.
And to strive and w in.
With your simple soug of praise
You sanctify our days.
And our thought* t*> heaven you raise
F* otn a world of sin.
< nine, let's quit the. dusty tow n
\\ >th its noise and strife.
And seek the breezy down
That w ith health is rife.
Work is good and so is play,
l.et us ki-rp our wedding-day
I ) er the hills ami far away.
Happy man and wife.
\ m i l KK.
t iider the »now—four font low—
I laid a child to rest ;
Her form wa* chill, her lips were still.
No pu'se within her breast ;
In her eye no light, and her brow as w hite
A* th«' flow'd her lingers pressed
l uder the anow— four font low—
That tiny form was laid ;
The feeble ray of a winter'# day
Above her lightly played;
And a little mound of frozen ground
Was all the tribute paid.
I nder the snow—four foot low —
I left that sleeping ehild ;
Hut spring came 'round, with merry sound,
And the air wa* fresh and mild ;
The grn*« waved green, where the snow had 1SM,
And birds sang sweet and wild.
still, under th" snow - 20 Id and low—
she lie* m ni} memory ;
For no earthly s-iring can ever bring
My darling lan->; to me ;
I in- er can hear that Voice so dear —
That light step l-ounding free 1
1 bus. uinler ihe snow—four foot low —
That form -till silent lies:
Hut a spring shall shine, and a voice divine
!**hall one day hid It rise ;
bj I will not ui-cp, for the angels keep
That grate in their loving eyes.
M lien earth and its snow beneath the glow
< if that spiring shall nieit away.
That form shall ris* ta-yowd the skies
-And lande in beaten's ray—
'•hall reunite with the spirit bright
Which left it lifeless clay.
she thinks that Barb is "oh ! so grand,"
And Humid "so sublime,"
That Haydn is "so <|itaint. you know,"
.Mozart "behind tlie time,"
Tliat Beethoven is "just u love."
And wehuliert "«jaite divin«,"
Tliat Schumann is "too awful Diet',''
Ami Mendelssohn "so fine,"
Tînt Bairs "too sweet for anything,"
Am! IWrllcr "how he score*."
-he love- ihitt dear old, queer old I.iszl."
But NYagpsg she 'indurés,
*ix -rntp'iony perforinanceA
-he went to in the fall;
A f**-t which show* beyond a doubt
W hy now »lie know s it all.
«>h. the »'pple piets a \ P' r *
A very nice ph- ind» c<t ;
And «»me there «re who *ny to me.
(»fall it lui« e* the lead."
And the mine«' pie. too, is a very good pie,
A- good as good «'an lie,
if the mH is crisp an*l brown i-nougn.
And the raisins—one—two three.
And the pumpkin pie is a very nice pie.
For now and then.you know;
if « * well made tis fairly good —
A* squash and pumpkin go.
\*»l the cherry p»e is a very' nice P"**
of fruit so tart and red ;
\n«i many a child will call this pie
Of every .w»rt » heart
Mut the greatest pi«*» in all the land.
If you h»ten well tome.
Are the dear -an « pies the children make
In the summer by U*e sea.
The 1 aliernacle — 1 lie Organ — Atorinoa
High l.ifc ami Mormon I.ow I.ife.
Which i* liest. I ncle Sam
or tlce Saints'*
'F|ieHal « Virrespnndence.l
Bai.t Lake City. Utah, Aug. 22.- From
N-w York to Utah is a goo I stretch, even
for that wand--ring Jew. a uewspap*r cor
n-ajaindent There are tjueer people who
lahc.v they would enjov traveling. If they
were to take ih- trip from New York to
Balt Iktke C'itv without Stopping they would
be cured of thi- ha I Inc. nation. I»u*t, beat
end smoke attend you by day; at uight you
vary it by jumping i nt of the frying pm
into the fire, and climb into year stuffv
s eeping tierth. There you lie and think <if
all the vile breath* that are poured npou the
air and shut in there for you to
take into your lung*. And with it all
is the eternal brum-brum brum of the car
wheels, tlinr punt net you like a tie nd dav in
and day out. It sounds in your eer* for
days after you lutve got out ii|*m fixed
ground. No! Give me a hammock under
an a I >f de tree, with a good cigar, to dream
away the hours of an miner vacation. It is
better than all the crazy locuoaotmg over
tie* continent, beltin 1 a screeching steam
engine. There is such a thing as getliug too
much of "travel."
Hut Salt Lake is a beautiful city, one*
you get here. In the cast, people fancy
that they have {Hire, tran* fiaient air. Yet
Leu j are ai wat - lit. ,
go east for the first tunc, they «|*eak
of a sort of haze or smoke tltat
scet-is to fill the air there all
the tinn . Here it sweep*. blue, cri*p and
ozonei*h. right down from God's eternal
motiutaiu tops. The *kii*s have a Mue that
is incomprehensible to those who have not
seen it. a brightness of blue that i: startling.
It is fairly like the indigo tint oi a leu
A winter sanitarium in tbe mountains
m ar Imre tv* uhl have unnval.-l advantage*.
I Aude from its Mormon abominations, Utah
is a noble teirit ry. Its grazing, mineral
and sanitary resource* are marvelous. I:«
mint** have bail uoiy a mere «cratch in the
direction of development, as yet. Fifteen
years ago it was possible to make a fortune
in a fewseasou- from cattle ranching an«l
grazing. Alia'fa grows with wee Mike
luxuriance for the winter feed of the nni
mais. The day* of fabulous ga : n* hive
gone by. it is t:ue. !*ut there are still large
and sternly returns for those who rnis» tied
cattle tor the eastern markets.
Wij»-> out this vile Mormr>ni*ra and Salt
Iotke Lsh'i im**s at on« a ritv ot wooderful
pow*ibilitie*. To begin, it is the only city in
the Union that has a natural gutteiage, if
one might so «|eak. A vast stream • f »tvs
tat fr: <• wet * turne*! -nt** she str*-' - <*i
the city Irom a neighboring mouutain, 10 ,
000 feet nigh. Ibis is divided so u< to flow
tbn ugh every street in Salt Lake as
originally laid * ut. Thu* the garden« are
irrigated ersl waste fiai Is carried off.
Brighan- Y< ung may luive «aught this
idea from th* mqueluets of old Home,
which con rev r*l wat-r to toe city frour the
Sabine mouut li'i*.
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1 have sec*ur<*«l sons» views of building* in
the city, which show that Brigbun had
also very fair idea* of architecture. The
court house is a pi<'t»m*sqiie-l<». king build
ing. But the feature which ;n«*-t attracts
stranger (»entiles h the curious, docne-toppevi
taliernade. It cost half a milliou d*illars,
to begin, an*l ho! I* 15.0 "0 [»»opie. It lia<
no pretentious to b*»aiity ou w irdly, yet it
is so entirely adapted to it |urpoa.» in all
way« as to be a marvel. Its acoustic prop
erties are jierfect. the be-: of ativ bull
in America. When the lata Reuben
Springer was planning his magnificent
ma*ic ball for Cincinnati, he vi-itetBalt
Lak- r anl carefully »tudie 1 the dimen-iou*,
aixmstics, etc., «*f the Mormon tabernacle.
Then, a- tar as p<**ible, he modeled the
Cincinnati -tincture after it.
Ih»* great organ in the Mormon tabwr
nae'e i- almost a* much of a wonder as vac
building itself. It » nearly a* larg*» as a
small bou-e. The tower« on each side are
forty-eight feet high. There are 2,704
pipr* ami 57 sto|**. ITie whole front wood
work is exquisitely *-arv«l by hau I. The
organ was built a g*>sl w hile aga But it
wa* lao-tiy a sham an. an tile :ip|iendage
until after the Episcopal church here built
a bi-mu "u! organ. That fir«yl tb<' Mormon
8 x 101 » detormmod no* to I») out.lc.B9
in music by tho Goutih**. Th-y to «ork
repairing their organ and getting it read\
for u» - ». Tlwy »pent in a short time over
|10,DU0 on it. Then it became a *uj«erb in- j
strumeut. The n«-xt thing Wto to get an '
organi*t who could play it- master iu
the art « a* -eiiired. The finest classic and
devotional tnude is given. The hearer ia
enraptured. The »«»und fall* upon die ear,
powerful, sweet and »welling, bk" a melody
tron the relestial sphere*. It is a little odd
tliat some of the grandest cbarch mu»ic in
Amerk-a should be beard here in the heart
of th* American desert, more than 'i,<>Ud
mile* awav from the Atlantic <*»ast, »here
the but of everything that civilization af
fords is supposed to be found.
After all though, the hard-headed Saints
would never have perf«*cted this «uj«rb or
gan only out of rivalry to the Gentiles to
keep their own member« from being drawn
away from tbe fold. 80 the perfeete I or
(fan is due to the lientiles at last. The Saints
do not take naturally to anything s mu prac
tical os music.
The theatre is no less important in the
Mormro hierarchy than the tabernacle. The
picture show* the social hall, used alike for
ball room and theatre. ling ham Young"*
own daughters wer^ actresses on its staAe in
the palmy oil day* of Mormon ism. it rig
barn took Kao. her lesson from the classic
l; rant*. He saw tliat it was necessary to
amuse his flock if he w-mbl keep them under,
A laughing underling is not dangerous. It
is your sullen serf that blowsthiugs up with '
dynamite. Therefore Brigham Young
stretch *-1 the n-ligu n of the saint, till it in
clude 1 dancing aud theatre-going.
In t.iat w av lie b*qs* I to keep his followers
under hi* thumb. But it wa* not entirely
-Wc s-fuL hi- plan. Ih'ntdes could not be
kept out of tin* kingdom of th** saints. There
is now a large outside ]« »pwl.ition. There
are churches of all the leading Protestant
ienomiuatians, and a Roman Catholic oue
besi<|,*s. A man pays his money and takes
his choie e in tlio matter of religious worship
jipt as every where «»Is-.*. Utah wa- too rich
a ierritory for the Gentile: to be kept out of.
It was pi-i*li<-t(sl on all hand* that when
the Pacific railroad was tinishe 1 M» rmonism
would fall to piee*s. That did not prove to
be the case. Then it was said tlat w hen
Brigham Y'oting died it would certainly
go to pi«*****. Bur that prophecy did not com**
true either. Iu number's aud wealth Mor
monisUi «vas never more powerful than it is
to-dav, a good many year* after Young's
Jeath. It has not <mly niaimnimsl an iron
grip on Utah, but has readied out, «k'U jsis
like, into the neighboring territories. On
the sly there are Mormons '«ut t -reU through
a good man portions of Arizona. New
M.'jioo. Wyoming and l*iah*i. M- rmouism
aud )Kilygainy bohl like irou still, defying
the power of the l nited Slates government
to break tbein up.
A tenth of every mau's earning- g<to
the chur«'h. It was so ordered in the Isifi li
ning. Th-m-mliership was largely made
up of industrious, ignorant foreign agricul
tural laborers. They k:i**w nothing but to
work like beads of burden. Over them the
h«*a«ls of the ehitieh ei a« kf**l the whi p of
theological nil«*. Th**y w<irked ».i 1 purl
tithe«. Consequently the cburct got vast
ri« h *s soc-n. The church was largely
Brigham Young. Polygamy, as represented
in the person, the basket ami store of this
able-bodied despot, was i mineuse ly pro«
pcnnis. He jsiintisl to th*' prosperity
•f the ''church," tliat is himself, to
ihow bow the Load »
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Latter Day Kaints. He bad a- many resi
dences a* (Jmvu Y i'-toria. Tlie favorite
one ot all is th«* one shown in the illustra
tion. It is call**! tb<* B«»ehive. It is sai<l
that this is the house in which Artetnus
Ward called *»u the "President" and saw
ninety-five pair* of long stockings hanging
upon the clothe* line. That, however, may
be taken a* a j*»ks. Brother Brigham was
rich enough to Lava a sefiarate bouse for
every one of his fifty-»even wiv«*s, more or
less. He did largely settle them apart.
Even then be ha«l high old tim«*s with tbeir
quarreling ooea»ionally.
But tlie common working Mormon is not so
toney. His wives aud children are herded
together like slie«»p in a p «L The oiiiinary
way *n this *ity in the old time was for the
Mormon to l*uii*l a long, *heJ-like h<*u*e of
«dobes or »un-drie i brick*.
If be cotihJ afford it each wife had a *ep
arate eut nine«» at which to go in. like tlie
b >l«*s cut in the door* at Mt. Vernoo foj
Martha Washington's cats. It wa* a great
point of dignity with a Mormon wile to
have a door of her own. But even that was
a luxury not to Is* : ad by »very Mormon.
Wives wer«; plenty, though doors were not
always, hen*«* it not seldom happen-! that
• faithful saint had more wivoa than d.***.
Then the whole butch live«l a* in Hie last j
The picture i* taken from Mormon rural
life. But in this very Salt Lake City itself
there are men living with three wives and a
doz'u children in two rooms hardly fit for a
decent dog k< un.'!. Anoth«*r member of
this saintly chnrch married his own half
sister. Sometimes they live in oue inex
tricable mix—father, two pr three nu th«r*
^ grown son» anJ daughter*—iu a hovel
of two or three room*. Talk of common
decencyl A good many of tho i»o:>r
wretch«*« Mieve thev are really fulfilling
the Lord's will in thus living like hog*.
One of tbeir ownnua'lvr ha« remarked that
a Mormon husband's heart is like a honey
comb, with a cell for every wife. The u»w
est evil i* the trimmest, brighte*t one, too.
\Vb u a Mormon husband will a-wooing go
afresh he always represents to hi* ok', wife
or wives that it is hi« jwmful duty to take
a new |*rtner. Oh. yesl It is always
excnx-iatingly painfuL When the
old one se« him primping before
ttie mirror evenings and Mai king
1 his shoes and going out mysteriously.
and slipping in at the small flours, «be feels
in ber I » mes what is coming. She knows
that shortly Brother Hiram will come
sneaking up au*l say Ln-btullv that lie'»
just ha*! a revelatiou that it's the will of
the Lord for bun to marry again. It's
awfully against bis w ii ; iu fact, he'd rather
be whiptssJ, but it's h . duty as -i saint to
build up ih« kingdom. Then be goes out
and gets tii« prettiest girl be can find, and
bring* Lei home for bis new wife, and makes
her think tie never loved before. Tremeu
douslv jolly that is for the old wives.
Courtship among tha common -aiuts is
not so romantic as it might be. N|*trkiiig
Sundav nights get- at last so coumiou as to
be rather a bore. Then the hu*!uee*-like
saint «imply walks up like a little ma-i to
hi* new girl aud says;
"Sai ~.*l I've twenty head o' stock, fifty
acr«*« ot g o l 'a -.1, g t a gcisi Isf MW
and the nicest oil woman in tho country.
Now;, sis, will you have me*'
Yet there are si gu» tha* Monncai-ui may
die after all. Nome of the brainiest an t
nnut higlilv eluiatwl of the mshuiI genera
tion of the Church have seceded. They are
often cliildr«*n of polygamous wives; con-s-
queutiy tbay have m* lioiie-t arn-estry to
l*»>k l«a*'k uu with priile. legally they arc
thedi-gitt efully burnchilIren ofnuwedited
parent*. Thi- make* tbemdete-t |s»lvgamv
writh u th-iidi'h Late Ttiey loathe the very
nanu* of t h- Mormon chur<-h. If tlie num
l**r of the** »a-equal totla-u bate polygam v
could not stand a year. Horn» of the-e rei-ds
against the institution of the Habt« are near
relative: of Brigham Y'oung. One of bl
own sons apostatized, indeed.
But the Huwf wrious element of disiute
prati* U i- within tha churi'h it*<>lf. The
Saint* are a: war themselves at last. The
trade I Land tliat u*t»d to terrify them into
Bubmifwkm i* tln-re uo longer. The war
com«-* from a difference of opinion as to
whether Mtauons -hall obey the laws ot the
United St.-fi"- or n«»t. Tin* continual pouu«l
ing awav tl e government i* tt la*t hav
ing *otnc effect.
Bv way ot a les , Onswt Aruoll. a few
mouth, ago. pi-mled guilty to tl»e charge of
polygamy in a United Stat *s court, and got
off with a trifling fine stvl a promise not to
do il again. Hutvbvls of saint* who were
iu a like predicament had Iheir ev**- on him.
If vemmeut wouhl let them ulT thus cm>
ilv. wliv not all pl«-a*l guilty, aud receive
th** -ame mild jnstise! It. was the easiest
way out <4 the scrape. Ftaue had actually
mad«- up their mini- that they would do
just that, when the priewthooJ interfere*!.
Thi* thing would breaY up p Ivgauiv, the
corner stone of th«* divine institution. They
dr«*w the check rein on iiir-inbe!'* who loi* I
ion- lu.lel io obey the law« of the Ui,it«*J
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There is an organization throughout Utah
known as the Order of Melchisedec. ft*
iu**in»**rs nunils»r some 15,00). Tlh*v are
j bouwl bv most fearful orth* to put tie* com
mands of the church atx>ve everything else.
The Mormon leaders will bring all th«» ma
chinery of this dread secret entier to bear
upon weak kneed saints to force them to
**vad* the law of tbeir country. If, in
spite «if that, a mem lier should,
when arrested for polygamy, plead
guilty and throw bim-elf on the
mercy of the court, then he may look out.
The authoriti ** that engineer**I th«» Moun
tain Meadow tnanauv will know w liât to
do with him. Wa shall see whether the
w hole United Mat«** government can pro
- tect its citizens against Mormon vengeance.
Mortm>u»m K a curious anachronism flung
into the midst of tho Nineteenth «vnîury.
Fasten«*! on the body of a fr«*» republic, it is
the single example of an absolutely despotic
hierarchy in the worl 1 at the pres**»: «lay.
Meantime Salt I^ke City grow- with a
steady, substantial growth. It has many
mile» of street railway now amt a popula
tion of 25.000. About the only Mormon
growth frotn tho outside, however, comes
from tin? influx of ignorant foreign im
migrant*. Even tli*—e do not come in such
number» a* they used to, though drove« of
them still land in New York from
the steerage of ships, from time to
time. Tbeie are large Gentile interests in
Balt Luk ». The Saints have not e-enpod the
liberalizing influence of »u«*h contact. It is
pre«li- te.l that in spite of nil tbs pre:»ure
from the church, a numbsr of the brethren
will plead guilty of polygamy, and get off
with a mil l sentence. Those who plead not
guilty aul
guilty and are convicted „re »eut to the
,«nitentiarv. A Mormon hi*bop is at thi*
moment serving bis senteur • iu the Idaho
pris«»ti It i* the penitentiary on one si*ie
Um vengeance of the church * n the other,
We shall »**>» some ftm iu the fall.
räl'ioE.vT John taylor.
On t he death of Brother Brighatrt, Apostle
John Taylor was ch-K*>n a* tbo bead of th;
Mormon state. H* is nota beauty, but bo
has qualitie* tbit U: bun to b* th; leader of
a government whose corner stone i* poly
gamy. He i* not «uch a roaring old heathen
as Brother Brigham, being of a more kindly
nature and having not »0 many wives by
far. He is not ouly president but senior
apostle of the saint*.
By birth Taylor is a tall, raw-boned, iron
jawei Englishman. The religious fervor
which iu persons of narrow nature runs into
fanatici«m, is ea«ily read in bis face. He
was a Methodist to Leg in, and a local
preacher in tliat denomination. But lie did
not stay a Methodist. 'I hut « u.-crvative
and »' 'werful organization di*l not afford
sco]s' for his peculiar gift:, and in INS? h<*
became a ecu vert to Mortm ni*tn. He had
ju-t the faculties f«»r a Mormon a|«o-ile and
■MMionary. An emotional nature which
»lopped over among women, a shrewd new
and cunning in dealing witùou.nde «innen,
and a fanatic .m which weut in for building
up the kingdom of the saiuta, hit or
these were the quulitie* which maiie him a
tirst-cluss proaelytizur. He went in his early
days to F.nglaml amt France as a missionary
and gathered iu shipload- of convert- and
armfuls of money.
Apostle John Taylor wa- -o z*-ai<>u* m th«
faith Unit at one time, in IN»», Ik- a*dually
established a Mormon paper in New Y'ork
city, an«l sought to convert the wicked in
habitants of that plu*r t • the way* of th*
Latter Dav saints. But although a g»s*J
many of tlu* citizen» of the metropolis ac
cording to Mormon belied, enli : - and fol
low the wav* of tile -am!« t»n the -ly. y pj
they could not be br*>ng it to the scratch of
■dvocatiug then views publii 1 \, aud Brother
John's l*a;ci' "a* «lone for m 1 *»-.«. j ( -
it wa* begun
Taylor i- now ?s years oi i. The que-tioa
ba> tie 'U >»art«si a- to vin»t wdl *.*e «-iu* of
Mormoaistr when be in turn J;e%
9 A. J. Hothwell
tin tn
t. in.
ult it
SnrU a Ituii Thiug to Have. After \1
— Banger to I'owerful I ee-Ier*.
(Sir If. Thonip*oii in Nineteenth C'ei.turv.t
How \ery fiowerful a human storii.v*«
may *ometi;i<e* be, aud h- w large a task it
the way of dig«»-tioii it mny 'Ometirne ■ |ior
form without complaint, i* kti«,wn t*» tho.«
who have ha 1 the opp irtunity of observing
what «ertaiii p;r-on* withezcep'i*inul |>owei
are accu-t «mad to take u: fis»!, an i d<j take
for u long titne apparently w.tii impunity.
But thés-» ar<» »tomnebs emlowcd with ex
traordinary energy, and wo** l*e to the in
dividual with a digestion apparatus of
model ate |«ower wh i attempts to emulate
the |«.«i formatier of a i!eighh<-r at tahl*» who,
lerchance. may l*e furnished with such an
•df-i tive ilige-tive apparat i-'
l ut. after all, i«t n >t ti.« « akcr man
grieve overmuch at rite uneven lot which
th" g**i- -e**m t-> have pr îvi-led f.»r mortal
her** U-luw in regard to Un* function of *li
ge-ti«;»!. There i- s compensation for him
which I:-, ha not consider«.* 1 , <*r perhaps
even heard of. althi-ugh he i: -«< m «lerat Iv
endow .-1 with pjptic fore«. A delicate
stomach which can ju-tdo n-edlui work fot
the *r»tem and u . more, by cecs-sity j*r
fortns the function of a careful door p rt*r
at the entrarMp* of the sy-tom and like a
jealon guardian ,nspec*s with <U-*'eriiment
all who a-pirc* t > enter the inu-rior. reject
ing !Le -*fit aul t »' • «I ij«-,., and ult t.*
her*!." — *•- -----
Other «..«nd, a «t'unicb witl« -ii|*"r
wer. of Wimm it- ilia-ter boxstlully
that it cau •'dig*-*- ten js-nay
and t: at he is unaccustomed t . con
lik«** and di*l)ke*, if it have any. i<
;*r -!«•** hail porter win* admit* all
comer-, every pretender, and amo ig the
motley visitors many wi.o-e pre*enos is
(Limaging to tu<* i*iten**r. T«*«-*.- p .werful
f«s**dcrs after u time suffer fr im tlie imex
pt*nd*-i surplus and ;>oy f .r tloir l.ariiy
temerity in («coming amenable to j nalty,
often -udlenly de-larcd by Hh #*i
set of Mitno mri>u attack, demanding
complete change in roadmen, aconlition
more or less grave. On th« other hand
tha owner of tlie delicate stomach, a man
perhaps with a habit of in qmmtly com
plaining of »light trouble* and ulways care
ful, will probably in the race of fife, as re
girls the preceding pilgrim, take the place
of the t«>rtoise against the bur" It is an old
proverb that "tho creaking wheel la-t- long
est," and one that is true r.: i«gnr l- a not
piwerful but nevertheless healthy stomach
which is carefully treated by it« owner, to
whom this fact may be acceptable as e
-mall c<mutation for the p.i-v-e»sioa of adel
icate organ.
For it is a kind of 'tomach which not sel
dom accompanies a line wgamzation. The'
difference i* central, not local -a difference
in the nervous system chiefly: the ini pres- i
sionatde mental structure, tin* instrument of
strong emotions mast nece-i-arily lie allied
to a stomach to which the supply of nerve
power for digestion is sometimes tempora
rily deficient an 1 always, perhaps, capri
cious. There are more source; than one of
compensation tn the owner of an active, im
pressionable hr?in, with a susceptible atom- I
ach possosiiing only moderate digestive capa
biliti«'—sour«*es altogether beyond the
imagination of many a cours« f *-*»!. r and
capable digester.
( ream.
[Chicago Herald Interview J
"I understand that cotton ,-«-ed oil is used
by some c f the manufacturers of iroeream,"
remarke*! the reporter.
"Worse than that," was the chemist's re
ply. "They use lard oil. which ia nothing
else than the Vleo oil'of the l utterine trade.
Contrary to the buttermaking, though, the
ob i« not chilled by being run int i tank»
of cracked ice, but i* wni m«d in steam
jacket-k«ttle: b> neiffly the boiling point—
Î300 i.'egree Fahrenheit The milk—which
is fiirni-hed from the creameries, is what
might Is* Cubed skimmed on both sides aul
partially in the middb.— i* al*o h«ate 1 to
175 degree* Fahrenheit, thus nearly equal
izing the specific cravitv of the two prin
cipal ingredients. To every five gallons of
milk, costiug 2 > cent«, i* aide 1 eight ounces
of oleo oil. After this is thoroughly mixed
there is an addition of sixteen ounce* of
potat > starch, which is cheaper than corn
starch, and one-half ounce of gelatin^*.
"This »bole delectable matter is then
boiled In copper vacuum pans. The in
gredient* unit«« chemically much better in a
vacuum than under atmospheric pro-sure.
as woul I be the ca 9 in op;n vuiseK Again
the boiling point is loware 1 , an 1 thu'i-.pt->
vented what has proved Mich an an loyanca
in butter making—the suet flavor. What
ever should remain of that na:ty flavor iu
the so calk 1 ice-cream is kill * 1 by the
flavoring extract*, mostly vanilla. Then
th« me** is congealed in ordinary froazirs,
and your modem ice-cream 1 * rea ly for tha
market The average vanilla extract is
made from the sprout: of the spruce pine,
and a better kind is mads from the tonka i
Taking It Coolly.
A New Haven dude distinguished birmelf
on a recent hot Sabbath morning by rigging
himself in a Bathing suit, and then ««Mtiug
himself upon the front lawn under the spray
of a sprinkler attached to a garden tc**.
A Thrifty Rose-Tree.
A Maréchal Nie I rose-tree of London,
though 29 years of age. produced this sea
son more than 3.000 choie» blooms. In lt>Sd
more than 2,50) rows are recorded from
this wooderful tree.
An After-Supper Talk With the Kam ou*
Actor—Theories of Artlag on tho
Atnge — Triumph of Conquer
ing nu Audience.
IXes York Mail and Express.)
Did you ever ««ee a man iu the lull pus-es
sion of fine physical p^ier-, yet with such a
vacant look upon hi* faro that vou thought
involuntarily of -um« splendid mansion
from which life and joy had H«sl for»-\erf 1
can couct-iv«j of no *(«* - lucle more heart
rending 1 su w it not very l«>ng ago, and
that, too. amid the swirl of a iaoe-track
crowd. 1 . »iking down from the gram!
stand at the She?p-h«-ad Bay « our-# upin
the Ktream of humanity which -uiged
through the -pare between tue stand and
track my eye» teil upon John McCullough—
no, not John McCullough, not tt:«j "K «ysl
John,' a* hi» friends called him in
moment- of enthusiasm, but the in
tellectual wreck of him. There were the
tall form widen the rob«-» of Othello had
draped, the broad chest from which had
rolled forth the voice that had cheered the
band of Sjiartacus, th*- strong arm* that
had revenged tlie death of Virginiu* Claud
ius, but the face wasilead. and n • spark «if
reason lit up the eye* H i stood immobil«
tuiong the -urging crowd. Men, whom It"
l ad thrilled (tasseii by him, au l women to
who-e eyes he had brought t«»ar*, lookei
upon him without recognizing him. One« i
thought I *aw a sign of intellig-nc; upon
h*s fare, «»ne who knew him well and in
former days »a- proud of hi: friendship
«a- approaching. But b« noticed McCul
lough and deliberately turmsl hi* l*ack
upon him. For a moment th« actor looked
piteously alter his former friend, aud then
his features were once mor: *ef to frame a
vacant stare.
It seem- to inea-s though it w.*re but ln*t
night that I *at with him after the j>lav,
at Deltnenicb's. wa-iii:ig down terrupm a la
Maryland w.tii Meet and f'handon an l dis
cussing with him tlie cnnori* of dramatic
art. It was tiecuc-e what he -aid iiiipro -«>d
me so deeply thut I r«inemls-r it so well.
It hapi«ued thut at that time 1 wa* thrown
into such intimate association* w ith McCul
lough that for a while I met him at hh
dre-sitig r ..m d.»ir after the play and went
with him fr*,m the theatre (be w*< then
acting at t!i« Fifth Avenue theatre) to !>el
tnonico's. Before that »veek I had never
met him, and l n^ver -aw hun again to
-|*eak t.». Mv experietws with h'tn. like so
many incident* iu « journalistic life, was
brief, pc a-aiit. and never re' eated—unique.
tlur tiemftoi* •u|.|»»r t**gefher w«» after a
|«rforiiinnc« < f Virginia!, in which lie had
acted a* if he w-iu inspirai. Il«« »aid him
self that he wa* g!a l of th*»(li*tra''tion after
the plar, becau-e the audience had l«on un
usually sympathetic and responsive, end he
ha! lienee thrown hun-elf heart ami »-nil
into his part. "If the audience nr-m-e me,"
ho said. ''I have to do something after the
play to get myself out of tlie part If I
hadn't conn h«re to-night, I would have
Leen knifing Virginia half «lie night, and
avenging her death on Claudius till morn
ing. I can't turuw off a par' with the cos
tume. If I play l**ar, for in»tan ». 1 re
main Lear and wake lip in the nv-rniiig un
ref re-bed."
This l«*l u* int > a general discussion <-f the
actor'* art. and a- John McCullough will
probably never be able to again practically
illustrate hi- theories of acting on tho stage,
and as his views were tile result of histrionic
genius tempered bv long experience. I
think them well worth giving. At all
• vents they will tend to -how the sad differ
ence betw.-en the John McCullough of then
and the John McCullough of now. [ asked
b:-i if h«* tielieved that an actor should act
ually feei the emotions of tlie character or
merely simulate them.
"It may seem paradoxical,'' was bis reply,
"but in acting passion should never be di
vorced from reason. I mean by thi* that
the actor should always know what pa-«ion
he B portraying, an 1 should portray it with
out being himself carried away by ib In
this way only can be avoid exaggeration» of
voice aud gesture which would be ridicu
lous. Hv exaggerating, the actor really de
feat* h<mse!f. In "Othello,* for instance,
the killing o' Desdemona should uot be so
I brutal as tn be revolting; because, if it's too
revolting, the audience has no sympathy
as a mu* dan prefers t<> pla' up 1 ,
tiietie instrument,"
left for Othello, and the traget 1 y of hi* sul>
sequent suicide will be weakened. Salvini
was surprised when he heard tliat I stabbed
Desdemona. He thought that method wa*
too brutal. He smothers ber. I told him
frankly 1 thought his smothering her wbila
she was writh*ng in agony wa> brutal, and
unnatural, too, because Desdemona linger*
on long enough to speak to Kmalia. Now, if
she hail merely been smothered, and bad
breath enough left to talk, she would have
recovered entirely."
Passing on to the subject of audience*, lie
said that, when be fir*t b*gan acting they
were different in different part« of the coun
try, bnt they had become gradually more
and inure alike. Thisdie attributed to the
increased facilities of travel, through which
it happened, for imtance, that he played in
Chicago to a number of people to whom lie
had played in New Y'ork but a week bef«re
Of all the audiences he had ever play«* 1 to
he preferred a Drury Lane pit, becau-e of
its "critical enthusiasm," and be< au«e it wa*
an audience which did not vary in charaet r
from night to night.
In this country the audience* varied from
night to night Sometimes he found them
re*pon*ive and magnetic and then again
cold and unsympathetic. "But 1 enjoy the
triumph. 'he said, "of conquering au un
sympathetic audience. Of coni *« I prefer
to play upon a sympathetic audience, ju*t
a srmpa
"Sometimes," be continued. "I see a face
among the audience which intere-ts me so
much that I act to that one face all through
tho play. For instance, onro wiien I was
acting 'V;rginius" in Chicago I saw in one
of the proscenium boxe« a little girl friend
of mine — m fact so grea* a friend that «he
ca)D ir*o Uncle John. 1 watched her ail
through the performance a* clo-eiy as
she wat 'Ued me. A*, in embracing Vir
ginia for the last time in the foruin scene I
grasped the knife. I saw my little girl «brink
back in terror, and. when I gave Virginia
the fatal «tab, hide her bead in her mother's
lap. After the curtain fell I hastened to
the box to reassure her. Her head w»« still
buried in her mother'« lap: 'Don't be fright
ened,' I wh spenal, fit's only fun.'
" 'Oh, Uncle Joan! was it really fuuf she
sobbed, a« she rushed toward me and throw
her arms around my neck."
When I sited him if sympathetic audi
ences did not inspire him, be replied with
an eloquence 1 will never forget: "There are
gloriou* moments in the life of an actor
when he fe«ls that he ha« thrilled his audi
denro and the audience inspire* him to
noblir effort, when he atutudous himself to
nobler inspiration and -|ieak- and move«
unde: if* influence."
N«:ar Yorktown N. Y . is a rock til'd fee)
long. <11 feet wide, and £2 feet high. It is
flat, and i* u*ed for a dan- in? idatf .-in by
picnic part e*.
A Mow of ««on! — A S»ran*e <'«>lnri<trnce —
— A Paralvtir Stroke.
[Dr Rob Morris ia C«jui.««'-J ournal ]
Mr. Bussell quote: a letter written Dec.
ID, 19L5 relative to the circumstance« of
Thoraa* Corwin's death. Th" document is
full of «ietuil. It wa* published anonv
luou-ly in Tli • Ohio State Journal, lull ha*
»very appearance of truth, it treasure« up
the la«t things of a memorable life in a
moat readable maimer, sud I could wi-h the
writer bail appended his name to it. lie
says "that uever before bad it Been his lot
to -ee in such startling proximity, life and
lea'll, mirth and mourning, fame and
frailit.y, a* in the sudden striking down of
< '«r win.
There wa> a meeting at Washington of
some fifty Ohio politician«, including Wade,
8 < henck. Chaw*. Biugham and other« of
prominence. Corwin wa» present, the cen
ter cf interest aud admiration. He became,
almost in a moment, th*> one object of con
sideration. Some of his hearer* were -eated.
«ome erect, some leaned forward over the
• boulder* of the more favored, bid all had
eve and ear i«pon CNirwin. The great magi
cian had rni-«-d his wand once more—it wa«
the la«t time—to try it* «pell as he had done
for forty years. Those who heard ban de
« !ared afterward tliat his youth seemed to
return tz> him. More than one avers that
he thought of the fable -if the dying «wan.
There wa* all tho flow of humor, the s|>arkle
of merriment, the glow of enthusiasm, tb>>
fla-h of wit the (harm of anecdote ami
illustration And there, prominent before
every eye wa« that wondrous play of fixt
ure which few men pos«e:-e! in >ucl; p>er
The hour ended and the crow I disjwmed.
1 took mv -«eat by his side, and there oc
curred tietwven u« two one of tho«c «frange
coincidences which invest our live« with the
mysterious and awful, an i which are calcu
lated to feed superstition. After a personal
allusion he remark«*l with much «-arne«t
ne«s: "Twenty year* ago I saw a man fail in
apparently unconscious piralvsi* when 111
the und-t of excited discourse. H» was
carri«*«l cut by hi* friends in thi* condition,
and iii« timt act of consciousness wins to
utter the word* you h;«v«« ju*t spoken,
Cw«ar hail til« "
In a few lumul's afterward* Mr. Corwin
w«i* taken with the paralytic seizure from
which u« di«*d. He had roue into the 1 e
freshmeut-r *un, where the crow J again « 11 -
cuuied him. ani toe shout* of laughter and
clapping ot hand* wab'oimal In* jest*
Every eye an l eer in the brilliant a-«e:n
bluge wa« directe! to the chair w here tie «at
playing with «killed fiiiger» upon that mys
tic harp wii*««; chords are humor, pas-inn.
sympathy, an 1 emotion with ail th» wizard
»kill and power of bi« nature. Su Idenly his
voice sunk to a whisper. II«* aro*e from bi«
seat, reached out hi* hand tiesro ihiugiy to
hi* friend«, criel out f«*r fresh air, an -1 fell
forward. He wa* carried ti>hi:r*om. which
-non proved the chamber of denth. He who
had touched with the scepter of an mip?ri:»l
intellect, stat'*, nations, court- and people«
wa* now touched, in hi* turn, tou ch ed by
tbe *cepter of hi* n.p*rior. and «ubuiissiveiy
lie bowed and died.
The Mespolitan« a Merciful Karo — Itoyish
I-ike- and Anti path les — An In ideut.
Naturiiay Review.]
But, after making all allowances, no one
can doubt that great cruelty to animal* is
practiced in Naples. The Neapolitan* are, a*
tar as human being* are concerned, peruap«
th« most merciful of all toe races in Europe.
The poor goatherd on tbe bills will give
half hi* «canty crust to a hungry vagabond,
the baker in the town below will refuse to
call a policeman if one of hi* loaves is
stolen. "Era un poveriuo," lie will say,
and shrug his shoulder-'. If an mute dis
ease overcome* the wanderer 011 his way, or
if he meet* with an accident, every cottage
is open to him. a place will be made for him
iu the family bed, and tbe boy* will run
for tlie doctor or surgeon. If the patient
can pay. he is of course expected to do so;
if he cannot, bies-iug: none the le-« speed
him on hi* way.
How i* it that men who ace so compassion
ate to all human being* except tbeir |ier
■onal encline* should be so pitiless to ani
niald Some thirty year* ago a boy in
northern Scotland would have been con
sidered a demon if he threw a stone
at a robin, and a milksop if be did
not throw one at any water wagtail
he chanced to meet, if be threw a
stone at a dog, except in seif-defese, he
was a Brute; but cat* were fair
game. Tuose who had learned to love
them left them alone; tbe otliers hunted
them with the greatest nitble-sne-s. Then;
must be many person* who remembered thi«
«tat« of ieeling. Did they, even a* boys, feel
any pl«>a«ure in the death of the wagtail
or the pain of the cat, a* su«'h.« They did
not realiz; it to themselves for a moment;
they wen glad of the ciever throw, of their
skill in bringing the rot to bav — that wa*
all. ,
The English boy who spin- hi* cockchafer
Ldong* to the same da«-. So dues the
Neapolitan. Like the English boy. be ha*
bi« unaccountable favoritie- and antipathies.
He uever attack* a cat; he !oYe« her a* she
deserv«*». {«erhapN chiefly because lie ketpa
neither rabbit* nor pigeons; but he look*
upon every pa-sing dog, if a donkey is not
handier, a* tbe be*t mean* of trying th*»
qualities of his new s ick. He wants to know
the power of hi* cane, an I tin* d >g an 1 the
donkey are the best mean* of testing it.
It ha[ip*-ued once to a certain persoa to
have to do with a Piedmontese servant
wh so name wa* I ario, but who lived in
Napie-. One evening there was such hilar
ity it- the kitchen as drew every one in the
hou*e there. Carlo ha 1 a mouse safely tied
Ly hi- tail, aud was torturing him with a
piece of red-hot charcoal to make -prings
and jump* over a piece of wood held before
him. A tier man gentleman who could not
bear the sight rated him soundly. "Hut, sir.
he is a wicked animal," Carlo replied; "he
only come* here to steaL" It wa* difficult
to explain to hint that it wa* the moose'«
nature to make these depredation«, and «till
more difiicult to make him realize the nature
of tbe pain he had been Inflicting; at last,
however, be gave way o n both points and
said, "I will never do so again," while at
the same time he crushed tbe head of tbw
mouse beneath his be*L

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