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i»« «*? mmm II17JI1 il K SJ ■Vi Volume xix. Helena, Montana, Thursday, October 8, 1885. No. 47 <f l]r Ülcchlu Kjrralil. • E FISK D W FIS«. « J. FIS«. Publisher* und Proprietor #. largest Circulation of any Paper in Montana - o - Rates of Subscription. WEEKLY HEKALI): Otw \>»r. (In wl«»iir»i............................$>5 00 Hit Mo«ith», (In »«ivan«').............................. 2 00 Tliwx- Month». (in adnafr).......................... I W When in it puni for in advance tin- rate will lie guar liollarM per >c»H I'imUkc, in all can*», Prepaid. DAILY HERALD: I tty SulMrritjeni.delivered by carrier,tl 50a tnonlii Owe Year, by mail, (in advance)........... $12 00 Ml Month*. Iiy mail, (in advance'............... 6 00 Three Month«, by mail, (in advance)........... 3 00 • #-111 communication* «hould be addrcaaedto FISK BROS., Publisher», Helena, Montana. "A IIA\ IN THE COI ITRY." IVnt in clone, unwboleaomt' |>l»< «•», Where tlie ami can acareeiy »bine, I.Utle children. With |u»lc Isce», In their abject aquallor pine. Ti« a « pot that'« fever-haunted. Where they draw a poiaoneil breath ; But the poor work on undaunted. In that atmosphere of of death. Though the children that they cherish Swiftly fade sway and die ; Though the little hi.bi.-« peri»h. And in nuiseleogi«ve-plot* lie; Mill the worker« plml on grimly, Where the thiek, block «moke in curled : «. >»i»etin»c», maybe, feeling dimly There« nutuewltere a hr U; b ter world. — .. « o w - c •v o m Those poor tbildmi, nad the «tory, Never «uw a «lately tree. Xc';r beheld the «iiiiM-t glory. O'er the flower bespangle«! lea ; Never saw the ntarry ilainien. And tliestream» that wimple down ; I nr tho meadow '» fragrant maze» Prom the cIums «*ourt« of the town ! They have never seen the ocean Break in thunder on the «irand Ail the w ild wave»' mad commotion. When the » urge o'erleaps the land : Never known the twilight tender. When the atorm-wind ha« pawned by . < >r the pale moon'» silver nplendor. Wlien the -*>a reflect* the aky. l ake them one day. then, from norrow. Prom the haunt» of »in and crime. That from gladne»» they may iairrow Comfort for the aftertiine. let them ace the country smiling. miming «ireaiu and flow er-clad plain All their wee and heart« ts-gtiiling Prom a life »o full of pain. One «mall luxury untaated. One «lelight in all the hour*. And the pittance won't lie » «sUil, Since the children we the flower». Sir. your buttonhole lut» posies. Madame, your fall, loo Suppoae Von for once give up your row». That the children we one row. \\ Il KM J ACK is TAJ 1'W ESIT1. ,1. AM» When Jack is tall and twenty. We know what Juck will do; With Kiri* «o awcet and plenty. tie'll iind him one to woo. And »«Mill tlie lover»' twilight Will hear a «tory told. And .lack will die or fly (*ky high Por the sake of hair of Kold. Hearken, Jnek. and heed tne— Ponder what 1 »ay ! Fi« fool» are «old for loek* of »told, F«ir gold will turn to gray. But Jack, if truth be spoken. 1» «impie Jack no more ; If gold his heart ha« broken. 'Ti« warce the gold of yore. He wot» of dower for daughter* Not all in ringlet* roll'd ; . * * * _jtl To iieauly steel'd, hi* heart will yield To *tam|<ed and minted gold. Hearken. Jack, aud heed me — Pardon what I say ! If gold hath wings, as poet* sing. Then gold may fleet away. When Jack goes forth n-wooing, If Jack ha« heart or head,. And would not soon lie rueing The hour that «aw him wed. He will not pine for graces, .Nor cringe for wealth to hold. I tut strive and dare by wrvk-e fair To win a heart of gold. Hearken, Jack, and heed me— Ponder what I say ! The gear will fly. the bloom w ill die. lint love will last for aye. t I Ult ENT SAYINGS. preadieth much aud hunt against the f money-getting, styling it a harm.' el has for higher pay an itching palm .* The Parson ! ,'ho pvtintli to cure—perchance to kill— nd, ipiite uncertain, gucaseth at our ill, it certain, hit or miss, to send his MU __ The Doctor ! -ounteth "futures" blessing* in disguise, nu corners," eVu In grain, scarce othciwia nd looketh on the "margin as a piize? The Broker '_ iVho Tho i ii*l Who siwculnteth liigh w ith others' cash. And eutteth for a time a royal dash. Then, sudden. gocth to deinnition st-ia«li ? The Cashier! Who looketh w isely from l.is lofty lair, ili unrt h to-morrow's weather hen- and there, ('ru** fair when ail come« foul, and .oui when fair? _ . _ . . The Weather Quack. Who hath direction in our homes, and full, In idl concern* domestic hath the "pull," Ami taketli by the horns, as twere, the bull The Mother-in-Law ; Who puttethoil the houwkeejier a head, \% 'tw ere, when sendet h he hi* bill so dread Por charcoal, solder, and a little lead ? The Plumber! Who, of all niotlal* holding us in thrali I., some way, on this ever-whirling liall, l.etteth us down the easiest of »11 . The Undertaker! SOKKT EOK THE LORD. I'm gettin' sorry fur you, l.awd; lii.lex-d an' trufe. I am. De niKgahs w ants so nionst'ous much 'Cep (.Head an' de ba m. Jvy prays fur ev'ryting dey needs, Dat work would bring 'em all. An' w ant* de fruit of all de yarth .1»' like befo' de fall. I heerd a niggah prayin', Lawd, His very leiiel law' Por Christmas time de w hole year roun' An' all de time a res'; lie ax ci to have «le cbiekins roos Down on «le lowes' lim'. An' turkey* j« 1 « on top dc fence. In easy reach er him. Come stately strppin', oh ! go«*! Lawd, Pon yo' lily-while steed, An' «mash dem sassy ntggsbs down. An' bruise d«* sarutnt'» #*•«*!. Dev how!« to you <Ie livelong nig lit Aa" rol>* yo" of yo" sleep, Ka*«- «ley's too lazy fur to sow. An' got no crap to reap. TWILKsIlT. The hour <« full «if voice*; every throat Pipes blPhely its «w«*el farewell to the »u», j Hound darkening iioie« the lingering shadows i float. * And all the pageantry of «Say Is done. The milkmaid's song «Irop« down theo«iorous | lireeze _ And dies u|«on the »et.se hy »low «U-gree*. Dark purple grow« the distant fading hill, Tlie first star smites in Use fast deepening »ky ; Dark purple creep« the stream beyond the null To where thick mists on the long levels lie; White clouds low down the West their cars have Wlien- fades the mm's red splendor to glory of gold. THE CONTESTING BOATS INTERESTING DIAGRAMS AND COM" PARISON OF THE TWO MODELS. Ilte t'.nglUli and American Tv | c* ot Tackt— Their Distinctive Features and Prina ipal Points of Dif ference Cle.irly shown. Nfff York. H*p'. t». —AH eves b"ing tume 1 this we >k to the international yacht ing contest tu progress tit the entrance to New Y«irk harbor. in which the tw«> fleet ed "«ingle stick" y a« lit« «if England an I Atncri«*a arc contesting their speed, we present lierewith carefullv engraved dia grams abowii. » b*tter than column« of de«criptiou the di*i motive characteristic» of the two types <*f yachts This b'ing a race liptweeii tvpe* r*niers tin* drawings almost nrcessiry t«j explain tlie iliff *ren«e in the models deck rumor thk im ritan and oexesta. Th«'*e are as distinctiv.* as can b«*. The upper one ii the Puritan, which is quit* j broad conqiare'i with h *r foreign lister, who it will lie notic'd is nmaxiu?lv »lender waist« i. her breadth o lieam bt«ing but 15 feet, while the puritanical lady is 22 feet 7 indu*« a. to*.« her widest part. The length I of the (tenesta's d«»ck is 90 feet, while her antagonist i* 0.i feet. It might be -ai l at once that the G «»esta being the slimmer I boat, everything el*« being «»pin I. would cut through the water much easier. Yes, but what she gains in breadth had to be • added to h*«r depth or draught, so that what m gained m her narrowness com;wre<l with tl" Puritan is lost in the n«*istan«'e offerel to the water through her increa*aJ di aught ' and herein lies the chief distinction between ! the American ami English types. The Eng li»h Isiat builder, conforming to th» uar.ow and deep river« and harbora of his lan i, c in struct» hit vessels to correspou i. Th* j Atnerii-an builder has male a virtue ol necessity ; cur shallow rivers cau be navi gated with th«* greate*t cas» by tb • v.****i <»f the i«*a*t draught. So the Yankee « oa strnct* whit tlie Britisher calls 'Vkinm.in ; dishes" that i« a vessel with the least j«. * Lie draught ami tin greatest |H*sdl»i * u-i.m coti*:st«*»f with fast xaimg qualifie«. T overcom • th.* sliding movement «id-ward when the wiml blows at right angl**s. fot 1 instance, to the coursa of a yacht, tu * Y'au keo invente 1 tue centerboarl, which take the place of a «h*ep keel, with the a lva.it g j ttiat it can ba raissl or lowered, thu |«*r mitling the ya«'ht to *iil in shallow a« welt as dv*ep wat *r. The English ieariKsl mu *li in Isiat building from th * yacht America, 1 which in 1851 distance 1 the yachts of all ' nations m a race at Cowes coming in seven j or eight mile* ahead of her close it comp* i- ! t«ir. Iu fa«*t, it is said that Queen Victoria, I o;i hearing the n**ult of fhit ia«*e, a*k«^: [ "Which is second;" To which was r*'plied: "Ali. rnar it please year majesty, there is | no second! ' But th«* English have not adopt# I the cen terboard. That «'ill r. mains a distinctive American 1<*. i* . /1 I \ CKO«- SECTION OF HCLt.S SHOWING HXIOHT or MASTS. 1 be first thing that imprests one on ««• ing the above is the tremendous height of mast «*omj>are«l with the size of the hull, lo overcome this difficulty au«l render them buoyant lead is attached to their keels, which in the Genesta's case amounts to 7U tons, while the Puritan carries lx*tween &> and 40 tons of lead fastened to her keel. Hin ce the Genesta has arrive l on these shore* everr précaution lias b«*«'» taken by her owners' to prevent our press or people learning much about her construe* i.*n VVh«*n she was raised in thi dry dock it was expected ..n opportunity wopld lx* g.vçn tu tee her shape, at othef times un 1er water, put h?r owners again objected, so that re sort was hod to a dq|ective cam *; a m thr hau I* trf a reporter, an t tTOax lii* photo grajih. surreptitiously obtaiiu«!, was en graved our «Lagraro. The extreme narrowr boss of thj Qefleita ami shailown *«s *>f tha Puritan is hor* plainly shown. The history ami dimension» of the two Vo- 'i* i.i" i 11*> *'«: • 1 ' D-nesta vos built bv Messrs, llemier-on Bro*., at lat rfck-on the-ciy.de. ttho is 90 f<*et over all, 81 feet on the water line, 1** f-^ b ' > " m ; ll?i feet depth of bold an«l 1« ! * • draught. Although originally she had only »ixiy tons of lead outside, »be now carries seventy ton* ot lead oil her keel. She haa also been recently coopered and Ütted with new and heavier spars Keelson stringer*, D ame« and strengthening plate« are all of steel, while the planking is t«-ak and elm. Her ina«t is 77 feet 10 inches long. From deck to hounds, 52 f«>et; topmast, 50 feet; boom. 70 f et; spinnak r liooni, 04 feet; galT 44 lf'-t. and bow*prit overtoard 50 feet loi» inches. The raohr Pui .tan wai design «1 bvEl w«r I Burge«*, **f B ut«m, with a view to combine th* s;ieed of tlie ordinary tvpe«»f American »loop* with the weat berlines* of the English cutter. Puritan measure* 98 feet on deck from the fore side of s-tern to the aft side of her long aud si entier taff rail; extreme beam, 22 fed 7 iq<he*; draught, 8 f «et 4 inch**; displacement, 105 gross tons. The le«i 1 keel weighs 25 tons, au 1 20 tons of l««a«l are slowed inside, four or five ton* of which are mn into tin* jarhoanis. The centei board is 21 f«»et long ami 10 f -et deep. Tu« «par nmasuiemeut« are: Main mast, TH feet; topma-t, 44 feet; loom, 7<> feet; goff 47 fet; bowsprit (outboard), 5N feet; lower sail area, 5.50I square fejt. She is owned bv a jiartv of gentlemen representing tlie Eastern Yacht club. I.ONOITt l.IVAl. KE« TI« >N OK GENI STA t/tnoitudinal si;< tion ok puritan. In the-# outline broadside views of tbs Competing vrehts i* shown among **!her pednt. «>f differenc * on * that is very favor able to the f;.*ne«*u. It will Is* notice 1 that her ke«*l is mon 1 from stem to st *rn, alimnt like th ! bottom of a [nt. Thi« enables her to spin arounti w hen «'hanging h«*r course or tacking at a much greater «ja* ti than lier i ' >val While the O 'iies'a ean b* j tit about ■. a !• qn : • Puritanal l*a*t doubl* tiiat time. This tim«*. *h rt as j it may nip ur. m a very s rious matter wiK*n ntany tacks an* coeswary in a rac *. î^o il will be seeu it is not only n*i interna; iooal conti'st, but it is a bnttie between ty [k*s of vaaseb of entir«s!y distinctive models,and on its r.««.dt will depend many p«*ints iu the i mvtd • *; •f*t:o «* of t he near futur. i«st Ihu: hh 1C ■■R R OÖKUT^^Ä \ *tf" raffe /gUümuW itWW Tfllg 1 :-/aR I */ y;- m. « £ aC» '4? vT/t ri* a ce A «V c,jh, . 51 * "** L f SCQTLAN0 \m\ titMT ship r^%\\ MAP OF THK NEW Y >RK Y A* HT < I ÜB OOOHB. Tb r <«>nd rtiee t xe J for to-da. i. the oue in wii-ii the great* s. interest is centered, it is i.v**r tiie ns-ial j-acht club corns >, a length *if abou* thirty-eight statut* miles. The order for i. is ts follows; In this raw the coni s ing yae H» i i s ant ing will «tons an imaginary liu- draw n irum the judges' s earner, anchored aUmt a quar ter of a mile below luoy No. 1H, opposite Owl's Head, L. !.. ami r mark boat anchored inshore fr mi th>» Rteam *r, thence (keeping outside of Fort Lafayette) to awl a round buoy No. 10. passing to the west and south of it, thence to buoy No. 8}*, jassing south of it, and north of buoy No. 5, off the jsiint of Sandy Ji <ik, to aud around Sandy Hook lightship, turning it from north an! east, un l then returning over tho same course to tho iini-h line, drawn between tho home stakebi.it, which will be anchor«* 1 abreast of and to the aast ward of buoy No, 15, and that Luoy. All yachts mast pass to the eastward of W«*»t Bank buoy* Nos. 1*, 11, 13 and !5. and to the westward of re I buoys Nos. 1 h .. 12, 14 and 16, both going and re turning. A. J. Botuwell. I'rvrweiitn* in » Itruurkabln Ssnia ("Gath."] At the clot# of the revolution Washington was 51 year* old; at the do»« of the civil i war Grant was 43 years old. When Lincoln debated with Douglas, the first time any thing wa* over known about him. be was 49 years old. When Grant captured Fort bonelson, the most important event which Lai taken place on this continent in a mili tary way since the surrender of Cornwallis, be was ouly 40 }«*an old. I^et any man 4 » years of age a*>k himself whether he feels confident that be could do something like that. When Grant became pre-ideut he was only 46 year« old. I#t any man of 40 ask him«elf if he could l>e wise in all res jects and suit all the newspaper jiresidenU in everything at the age rf 40. The fact is, that this man has U»eu j.reo cious iu a remarkable sense, and we are only able to jierceive his life and it* full relations now that he is no more. He Hui Uru:-#«! It Out. I Detroit Free Press.] The other day a middle-aged man, who betrayed the fact that he wa* a stranger in the city, r.p|»*arcd at th*« Central market and purcha-e t and ate a dozen pears. These were followed by a dez n plums, and, after a brief re-t, by half of a large watermelon. He then to*>k tome lemonade and bought some «*audy. and sat dow n to wait until his stomach could take in something tnor *. In a little while h * was noticed to be uneasy, r>nd soou after that be inquired for a doe tor. '•^Anything wrong.' aske«l the «land keeper. coolers morbus. How much will it cost me to see a doctor and get a curef "Oh, about 82." • * J ust what I flggerei on before I left home—ju«t exactly. I'll haxo twenty five «vat» left, and you hold on to that co*uanut until I come back. I want to fin sb off cm cocoanut. .......... F.uterprlsmc Celastlats. Ran Francisco Chinese are not content with the monopoly of the laundry businass of the city, but they control niMty-nino hundradtiu ot the pork industry as welL AUTOGRAPH FIENDS BUSILY BUYING UP HOTEL REGISTER9 IN THE SOUTH. rndoubtrdiy Money in the Scheine —Sig natures Written Before the Owner Came into Prouiiuence — Mounting the A '.■Digraph and Keelileace. [Kavanah News.] "What do you »upp>ise that man wantedi ' a«k««l a i'ula-Li hou«e clerk the other day of a News reporter. A neatly-dre-sed and »hrewd-looking young man bad just turned away and was lighting a cigar. He had been talking earn estly in an undertone for some minutes and the reporter thought perhaps the stranger wante 1 to Marrow a few dollar*. "No, be does n«>t want to borrow, but had rather buy," replied be of tlie «parkling Koh-i-noor. "And you might gue-s your teeth loo-e before guewting what, be wants to buy," continued the hotel clerk. He ha* just made me an ofTer for the oi l regi.-ters of thi* house." "What w ni 1 he <lo with them! Kesp u directory!" inquired the reporter. "Not much. Ho claims to be traveling for a northern linn that i* collecting hotel registers. The older they are the more they are wort.i. Hotel registers are the greatest antograjjh album* in the war! 1. There is not a man who travels wh«>*e a it »graph is not scattered all over the country. All promineut men travel. Tho signature! of hundred* of thee have a commercial value, even when not attached to a note ora check. Th-» auDgraph* of state-men gen erally sdl tim l.ighe-t, thoe of ex-jn'e*ident* bring the mo**. A few days ago a rare col lection of curiou- monuscrijit«, letter* and autograph* were under the hammer in N«»w York. A denn autograph* were knocked down at from 85 to $.* > upiece. "That would-be purcha-or wa* telling me that i*i a Gw months it will bo tho proper thing to mount tlie autograph-, of ex-presi dent-, literary m m, geuerai* and all men of nota in -oino unique stylo and give them a olacj l>-«i 1** ' jiLiqm*. Thi* firm i* now buying up all th«> register* it can get hold of. S une bright mi a go over each ji tge carefully, and cut out the -ignatures of all the most prominent men. They have quite a long list, and whenever one of the name is found it i* clipped out and attached to a little -lip ori which are noted the date and city. Tho register, of cour»e, indicate* each. He «ays that right now Grant's «ignature« are in demand lie never stopped at hoteLs much, however. There were generally peo ple in all of the cities through which he passed who want »! to entertain him, an! 1 never knew him to decliue. "This enterprising firm you -ee. aro tir-t getting a supply ou hand, and will then in troduce the 'race* anil fill tBc demand.* " «Thrift is a blessing'—Shakespeare," gasp«* 1 the reporter, dazxl by the wonJer* fui «lisplay of enterprise. "The register* are really no use to us an 1 most hotel men. 1 believe, ara willing t » dis jKjee of them at a low figure," ramme 1 tha clerk. Un» of tbi* liz*, which is the standard, will hold 5,'XI) names. It is seldom that a register in the large hotel* of big cities doe* not contain half a dozen good name*. 1 know that from personal observation. In some season* '.here are 100 good names. A great many of thj »ignature«, tb lie sure, were written be fore the owner came into prominence. .When the autographs come to be sold, however, I half susject they ara dated *p, though they may not be. The residence, which h writ ten opposite tlie name, is aLso cut out. Iu inoniitiug, which Ls generally on card-board, Bristol or * me such kind, the residence is placed below the nam?. It is done so neatly, too, that mon than a ca-ual inspection is necessary to discover where the two pieces are joined. In this way the purchaser gets the autograph in the shape of a vidting car l, un i the uninitiate 1 will be anxious to learn when the dignitary called anl if be is one of the family's intimate acquaintances. "The agent then showed ine some fine specimen* and thora is undoubtedly money in the scheme. He told me, too, that they not oiilv tak < the names ot person* who are now and have been well known, but also the signatures of a number who they believe are 'ri-ing' an l will be jiromiuant in a few year*. «u*ha* leading member* of congress. United .States senators, leading judges and members of the bar. Besides these they have such name* a* Beecher, Talmage and Ingersoll, popular joets and novelists and actor* and actresses by the score. The au tograph* of Booth, Keene, Lawrence Bar rett, Irving, i'alti, Mary Anderson, Lang try, I Ait ta and dozens of lesser lights are al ways in demand and admirers will j>ay for them." "Well, are you going to strike a bargain!" "Ho will have to see the proprietor about that. I reckon there is a ton of them stored away, some of them pretty mu-ty, doubt less, on the out*ido, but eoun I and well pre served inside." Celestials with White Wives. Philadelphia Times] It has come to tie a saying that when a ('hinain.au arrives in this city with the in tention of going into busine-» all he requires is a room, a wash tub, a stove, two flat iron* and a wife. The wife is considered as much of a necessity a* uny other article of the hou-e aud she is generally chosen with more of an eye to business than to lov*. A Chinaman is particular to get a healthy wife and a wotna«» with a fair knowledge of washing and ironing is preferable, but it is not imperative that she should know all about that busines*. She can soon be taught it. Health and strength are the first re quisite*. Alter these the rest will follow. Five years ago prejudice was to strong against Chinamen that they could not gat women to marry them, but prejudice against them has gradually died away till now a Chinaman can get a wife, as one said the other day, "Allee samee as a Mo!ican man." In a few instances they have «ecured young and pretty wives, but more often they have chosen companions le*s beautiful than Hel -n of Tro y. _ M here Are Col um b««' lionesT (Chicago Herald.] An atteinjit is about to be made to se'.tle the vexed question a* to whether the bones of Columbus rest in Cuba or San Domingo. In 1877 it was announced that the people of San Domingo bad discovered that the bonea sup pote l to be those of Columbu*. which had been conveyed to Havana with great pomp, were spurious bones, and that the genuine bones still lay in Dominican soiL With the view of settling this point in dispute, the government of San Domingo ha* invited a large number of savants to attend the inter national congress, which will open in the capital of that republic on the 10th of Sep tember next. The government will submit to tb« judgment of this congress its proofs ttijASan Dotningo po«a#wee the only rval ills of Colombos in existence. bol AT AN INDIAN AUCTION. Sal# of a Dead Brave's FITeet»— Tli* fitio#» I'lacated by Cedar Sim.ke. (Cor. ( liuaKO Tribune.) Y'iiur correspondent witnessed «n interest ing feature in Indian life a short time ago at one of the tamps in the Raw agency, In dian territory. A tent bad U*eu erected an 1 all the etlects of a dead brave were dejx» itei in the tent The Indian* were going to bold an auction. At early dawn liefora the sun the Indian* gathered around tlie tent. The auctioneer stejijiing out of the tent holding a blanket in hi* hand, began in a loud voice to invite bid* mi the blanket. "Four dollars I" >ang out an old man who had n patch of yellow paint under lii* light eye. and «at on the outer alge of the circle which had now formed around the tent "I will give you five," cried one «if the Indian« sitting in the circle. "It is yours." »aid the auctioneer, and tho bidder, aft**r depo-it in. a <lu. bill for the am uu\ rec • ve I the blanket. Tue auctioneer now brought out u pair of beaded leggings, undth * bidding began. Une thing was noticeable, the number bid ding never exceeded two, anl tha article wa» invariably knocke 1 down to the second bidder. Mocca*iu*, necklace*, fan* of eagle feather —in fact the whole jmrapheruuha of a complete Indian outfit wa* brought out anil -oi l t> the highest bidder. Finally an Indian pipe of rad »tone—a very large and handsome one—was Brought out, and the bidding became livelier. "Five dollar«" was shouted. "Eight," sang out a trader, who, besiie your correspondent, was the only paleface in the au lienee, an t who already saw the pipe iu his mind'sey« hang ing w.th hi* other lu liait curiositie-; but he wa* doomed to disapjiointuient when a itungvy-loiking member of the circle, who was evidently wanting hi* breakfast and wa* auxion to bring thj ceremonie i to u cl«*«, said; "My brother, that pij»e ha* lK*en smoked in many council*. Our I rot her who lies buried on yonder hiil," pointing to a pile of rock- on a high hill in tha di-trince, "thought much of that pipa, i am not will ing it «Louli fali into other haul«. My Lrother, 1 will give .a pony for the pips*." Tbe-e remark* ot Oid Hungry were receive! with a few short yells which denoted great satisfaction. At this point a member with nothing on but u breech-cl out cam«* da-hing into the cirri-, holding m hi* hau I- a «killet lillel with live coat*. He was followed by an other oue bearing iu hi* arm* a lot of cedar, win- 1» wa* Jepijsit*J over the c< aU. Thune two were followed by the deal Indian's relatives— wife, si«t.»r, ail children— mourning aut wringing their hand«. The burning cnlarnow began to pour f irth a volutn *>t «moke, .an l one by one the mem ber* of tie banl ru «he 1 iuto the smoke, Lciivimg «iowu ciu-e ko tu* eval«, turning round and round, with many wild ge-ture» and with outstretched blanket, the smoke at time* completely hiding them fr *rn view. "Come en, my son," >ai 1 one of the jiarty taking a firm hold <»f the* trades«'* arm; and reluctantly tlie j sale face wo* drawn into the «moke, where Lo performed the smote act to the evident satisfaction ot the party. Hastily withdrawing iu a tit of coughing an l gasping for breath, b * wn* met with many cries of "Good, my son! the ghost* will never trouble you." The performance wa* uow ended by the auction««er turning over all tiio receipts of the *id*i to tha rela tiens. _ Tlie litt« «i;»:i (Illierr. 'Contemporary Review ] The aristocratic youth of Ks«ia rum meoee their military career hi gymnasia (school*), where they rooeivo a liberal e luca tioti at the age of 10. Religion, languages, history, mathematics, etc., form ;*art of the course, which la*t* for «even year*; but drill, fencing, gymnastics and swimming ar* sub ject* to which considerable prominence is given, and each school has a uniform in which the scholar* invariably appear. At the end of the «N>ur*e they are meJically in spected, anl only tio«e who are physically fit are j t-rnuttf 1 to be examined for cadat ships; those who are rejected may bo ap pointed t«i dilforent office« under govern ment. The corps d'elite are held out us indu<«e ment* to those who pas.* the highest «tan lard of examination. There are eighteen or twenty of these at present in the different portions of the empire. Th-'y feed tho eight cadet schools which provide the higher class of officers. Of these the imperial corps of jiages is tho most aristocratic, aud supplie.« most of the officers for the guard. The remainder are at fc>L Petersburg, with the exception of the Alexander school at Muacow, and tho Finland cadets «xirp* at HeUinfors, the latter being exclusively for natives of tha duchy of Finland. The Michael artillery and Nicholas engineer ca det schools furni-h, a* their titles imply, tlie higher cia*« of artillery and enginsor of beers. The progyinnasia, of which there are eight, receive boys of any class, in year* of age, a small percentage of whom join the army direct a* non-commissioned officers; the remainder supply the Junker schools, after a seven years' course. Tue Junker schools provide the body of officer*. The course last* for two years, and only those cadets who obtain a certain figure of merit are appointe«! to commissions. The cadet», ia addition to theoretical instruction, have a most practical course of study in sketching and outpost duty; they also go into cam;, for four month* in the year, aud take part in all drilL* and exercises. Batteries, squad rons, and battalions are formed, all manned by cadets. These schools are in the differ ent military districts and under the staff of those district*, and the instructors are taken from the best officers in the district l uder a Cloml. [Courier-Journal ] "Is your pa at home, little girlf" "Yes, sir, do y ou wish to see him!" "Ye»." "But you won't know him if you do »■*> him!" "YVhy, what's the muttert "Well, vou see, out in tho ««»untry ou out farm, a liian anti bi> wife got fighting, and juih«- tritsl to stop them ' "Uli, indeed!" "Ye-, you'd better call again. You wouldn't know jg» now." A Most Cartons Kater. [Chicago Tribune.) An irreverent correspondent «ays: The duebass of Edinburg it a most curiou* eater. Her appjtita is simply ravenous and when she dines out «be eat* so much more than every one el-e that she is always the last, only that people pretend to go on and hum bog with the food on their plate* till she is done. ______ Prefer Barley YVater. There i* little demand now for the fine wines in the cellar of the Carlton club, Lon don, and at this home the drink most in de mand is barley water. A DETERMINED POSTMASTER. : | ! ' j I ! ' Tlie Owner of the Poatofllre at May Bloom ItefuMJ« to Give It I I» ; Arkansas Travt-U-r.l 'Squire Zangford is displeased with tlie preveut a liniui«tratioii. The '»quire, who was postmaster at May Bloom, wa« recently removed, «T rather, was informe«! that here after hi- public duties will be discharged by some other citiz -n. Upon weiving in formation if hi- fti*missxl. the 'squire ad dre*M-1 tb - following le't«*r t«» the president; ikM Mi. It) Dt Mï ù j rent ., v. v "\ i h ■ S» m - rTi tV I »> ; A — t ? > - d The I't-xf».Ulster ill Muy llUx >„ «. "I reckon you t!i:uk that you've «»o.ie a mighty «hnrj» trick, er fendin' own boro an' try in' to have tu • put « uîen my ow n hound. Thi* be re po»toffic< belungM to me, I want you to understand. 1 built tho shanty an' «lug the well. Thar never wua no mail in thi* h i* cunnuuity till 1 started thi* here office. My «»ides »«»ii Totciios tho stuff over frum thi railroad, tv.-enty miioe train here, so you re we ve g«it every t 'i; i„ in «>ur own hands. 1 R ink ytm iiave ju tr, <• i u » H»e wrong rubb.t. You eaa » l up t-jar iu a r«x*kiu' ehe r an' chaw Jou." t«*r backer an' sj»it over th" laini* U m», but you can't git nona uv thi be«t uv me. Tauijicr along with me an' you'll thank you've trod «>n a will cut's tad. U»i, I'm here, an' my na in a'n't Iba ni*, nattier. My fath-r cooid split live hun «1 re«l rail* in a »lay an' my sister marri*« 1 th-* man that «hove 1 toe st-_«er off «n a ferry l>4it. Girlan 1 know* iih-, au' 1 u*t. r know h:ui w iii-ii it • w .i ■ nankeen britches a i a hickory «hi-t. E»'y«»i bad s-p >k»-u to him about ihi matter be would have told you not t«» i*r »sic with hlm. I don't kc e nothin' for the mower that's in the rtti«^. A dollar an' a half a year ain't mi more to me than sev < nty-flvc <*«nt* is to you, but 1 don't want to B* fooled with. No, it ain't for money that I kcre for. but I do kcre for tho slami.n' that tlie offie « gives ms in society. I am a great band in society. Pn-iil;nt* is u - i grateful. It hain't been inor'j two wc'ks «ens* 1 nam«! one at in y boys alter you. lie is 19year» ol«l an' up to two weeks ago we called him Buck, but thiukm' that you would do th j squa.' thing %.e «'Langui bis name. Now, sen e you have turned out to be agin us we are going to call him Buck agin Rh«»rtly arc «r you tue : your seat a man wanted to b»d me you wouldn't be iu office mor n a year till you would mak ->:ne big mistak -s. i bet haa a cow. Arter I got your notice teliiu' me to git ouc, 1 driv the cow over t«i tha feller's house an' told him that hs ha»l won her. You not only cut a man's prid • but you break hiui up iu buz Lic-i-. 1 bolieve you take pleasure tn makiii' a feller feel bad. I wish y tut would con sider all this, an' let me know a* soon a* possible. Write tbe letter a* soon a* you git this au' giv it to tbe mail rider early the next morn in'." Novel Heart ini;. L -uis ville Journal.) Y«»uug S eiety Belie—Ub, Dr. Fortman, I am so glad 1 met you. I bavesuchau import aut question 1 want to ask you. 1 am so anxious, you kuo »'. not to do anything that I do not thiuk my |»a*tv*r could fully approve, autl 1 do want to know if you think novel reading is wrong! Dr. Port in an—No, my dear young lady, I think 1 may «ay that I do not deem novel reading a sin. Young Society Belle—Oh, I am so glad. I told the girls 1 did uot think you would. Dr. Por tin an—No. my dear jouug friend, I think that the reading of liistory and science, au«i works of travel, is highly salu tary to the youthful inin«L An«i 1 am quite sqre that that would be novel reading to you. A Marine Band. [Life.1 Thj «.Lief of the tire de|>«irt meut wasdead, aud the L>ys determined to give him au im posing burial. The "Mariue banl" was hire 1 for $50 to head the procession. As they joshed the postottic-j the Laud played with extraordinary vigor. Amid the sequence of explosions from the horns aud the clarh und booming of drum* aud cym bals it would have taken a musical expert to distiuguish the tune. "Why do they call it tha Marine baud!" asked Pete l^throp of his friend Oliver. "D-d-doiit know," wa* the stuttenug re ply; "unie** it* b b-b-because they're all at s-s-seo.'' A Haniiinwdt for Two. [New York Times ) Girl—I will l«jok at your hammocks, please. Dealer—Yes, miss. Now, there Ls some thing nice Not expensive, but at the «unie time pretty aud strong. Girl—It doesn't look very strong. Dealer—I w ill guarantee it to sustain • weight of JJU pounds, miss. Girl—L -t me sei; 12U and 165 would be just 3K5—very well. I will take that one. A Resurrected Joke. ,London Ju<ly ] Musical Amateur (t«i Irish thidlei)—My good friend, do you play by note ? Irish Fiddler—Divil a note. sor. M. A.—Do y«ju play by eai, then ! i. F.—Divil an ear, your honor M. A.—How do y«*i play, then t L F.—By main strmgth, be jabbers I aud it's uioigbty dry wor-r-k ! New man iiiuepenuetit: "ri Hat aud iv hen to Eat!" ie the title of an article in an ex change. The "when" never gave us any trouble in our eating, but we have been compelled to do a thundering .light of akir iniahing after tiie "what." A WILD BOAR HUNT. HARPOONING PIGS FROM THE BACK OF A MULE, IN HONDURAS* A Danger«»!« Kiieonnter— A Gulda Cp a Tree— Charging Upon a Wh«»le Drove of Kuraged Brute» — Routed at left [dm-innat! Enquirer Interview ] Tbe ubi«]uit< >u* guide made a discovery which turne 1 hi* yellow face to an ashen hue. and brought him from the stream, where be had gone for water, yelling: "Chanca del monte! Chan«ra del monte!" A «iender-ie^ged h g was trotting about fifty puce* in the frightened man's rear. It hail a «-ouple of glittering white tusks on either side of its jaw, which it proceeded to wbet on the roots of a walnut trwo in which Rafael t-x-k »lielter. "Climb, climb, aenor«!" he exclaimed, a* soon as he was safely out of reach; "tnere is a-plenty of them coming. Tak > up much powder and much »bote, or they will keep us treed until we starve." But the senor* did not mean to lie treed at all. They rec'ogniz? I in the animai the hog again-t which the har|>oons were to be u-ed, and insteal of leaping into a tree they got iuto the saddle and un-trappsd the spear « which were bjsile the gun* on tbe mule*' back* ready for the inarch. A patter of little feet in the forest told that Rafael's "plenty of them" were coming, aril Davy* spurred at once towari the brute, which wa* still grunting at the foot of tbe walnut tree. "When it »aw me coming." said Mr. Davys, a* he tokl the story in the Gibson house lobby one afternoon, "it trotted toward me, anl it took all the strength in my left hand to k ,*.>p my mule from turning tail and bolting, but I kept ber head well to it, and a* tho boar clo-ed with us my blade caught him at the base of the skull and shaved away the «kin along hi* spine clean to tlie tail. It wa« awkwarl work for a green hand, an«J if the mule bail u >t shied violently to one side the rush «>f the pig woulii have certainly broken hie fjreleg. The flr-t taste of the harpoon »««enieti to make the brute furious, and with the blood stream ing down hi* side ho came back at me, gnashing his tu«ks with a noise like the rat tle of a pair of bone* at the minstrel*. Thi* time I mis«cd him altogether, and hi* sharp teeth took a couple of square inches of skin from my inuie'.s off fore leg. But at tbe thirl charge I gave him the harpoon square iu the eye. He reared up on hi* hauuches and fell over backward, taking the lance out of my hand in hi* fall. "By thi* time Smith had close 1 with tha leaders of the tiroVe, which had broken cover when they heard the struggle going on, anl I saw tne re wa* no turn to get oat of the «addle and pick up my «pear, so I tore my gun ont of the fasten ings which held it to the «addle be hind me, anl put a charge of buck shot into »be throat of a bristly Liar who wa* goring Smith's mule in the rear. After that 1 ha»l all I could do to take care ut my self. The littkj bca«ts—none of them bigger than an ordinary bull-dog—came at me like a whirlwind, anl for tbs next teu minâtes I expected to be thrown into the middle of them. The mule was doing ner level best to unseat me, and all tbe indica tions pointed to her being brought to the ground with broken leg*. The skin was torn from her »hank* in ribbon*, and if I bad gone down it would Lavs Leen all day with ine. "Smith soon saw that the ca-e was too serious to trust to the harpoons any longer, and, after sticking one through the ueck, he threw the «(»ear away aud joined me in thinning the drove out with hi* rifle. This was much quicker work, and after we had bowled over six, and wounded several more, the whole party became panic-stricken and raced away in the wooiis I ke so many deer. "When the coast was clear Rafael ««me down from his perch. He looked at the dead hog* and then at us. with au expres sion of reverence on his face. 'El norte esta diablo,' was all he saiil. "For a mau who knows bow to handle a lance or a harpoon, pig-sticking may be good sport; but, for my part, 1 would not venture into the midst of a drove of Central American hogs with a harp ion a* my weapon for a clean title deed to the whole country." Absiml TItoiijgli True. fArkunsaw Traveler.) A rather alward, though true *t<»ry comes frein Ht. Louis. Judge Whittington Gray, of Arkansaw, went to Ht. Iaiuis to assist in arranging the »lebt of a railruad iu w hi»'h he is interested. After eating h«'ni tilv of supjier the judge retired to his room. The weather w a* sow arm that he left the «l«s»i of hi* ro«jm open. Some time during the night p mum whomoniei near the judge were awakened by strange sounds wdii> h i««ned from k*.s room. Several meti went t<> tbe door and lo«>ke«l iu. TLe ju«ig«' was Lopping around on "all fours." Once, climbing on to a sofa be stretch«*! his mouth until it almost ext- mied from tar to «'ar, utteual a loud ''ick," au 1 leain-d to the fl«K»r. A por ter gra«|»*l tli«'judge by the sIkjii hier, »book biin and a*k«*l w tiat was the ma»t«'r. TLe jtidgeaw j. ke with astari, and. ex«u«iug him self, crept iuto betL Th«« strange perforiu am-o w as soon explained. The judge bad euteu frogs at supper. Hackneyed l'uu«. t Washington liatcbet ] Muttering* *»f a revolution against l'r««d dent Diaz are beginning to be heard in Mex ico. A strong o|»ip<»«ition to him has been organized. If tbe worst comes to tho worst, we hope be will Diaz a* game a* the writer of this seutt'mo ought to die painfully. Teersina Tua, lby««ars of age. makes 800, UUU a year as a vi«iliuist. The young man who makes love Tua « ught to have an car for music; but it is to liehojn*! every young j lady wiltnot attempt Tnaoquire a mastery j over tlie violin after reading this. <«ue*s we'll have Tuapologiae now au»! bring the paragraph Tua c1<jk»\ A *eleete«i Audience. )Daily Graphic.] Janie* Rus.x'11 Lovell deliver' 1 the oral ion at the unveiling of a bust of tbe poet Gray, at Cambridge. England, the other «lav, au«l the telegraph announced that "the audienc« I was must select." It did not «ay who selectrl the auiben«*«, but the presumption b that it select«»! it-elf. When an Hinlicmw ■elects itself as the moat select we know it teso, be« su-e wb-u they select themseive* as a matt»r of cours« they are the *«-le« t, and tho-e whom tiie select select ara tlw most select No doubt Russell got into •elect society over there if !»• had to »elect it himself.