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Helena, Montana, Thursday, November 21, 1889. No. 5 1 ^Vlilceldn Jerald. R. E. FISK D. W. FISK A. J. FISK. Publishers and Proprietors. Largest Circulation cf any Paper in Montana -O Rates ol Subscription. WEEKLY °HERALD: One Year. (In »«Ivan«**") .............................83 00 Six Months, (in advance)............................... 1 75 Three Months, (In advance)........................... 1 00 When not paid for in advance the ra»« will be Four Dollars per ycaii Postage, in all cases Prepaid. DAILY HERALD: City Subscribers,deli vered by carrier 81.00a month One Year, by mail, (in advance)................. 89 O0 Hix Months, by mail, (in advance)............... 5 00 Three Months, by mail, (in advance)........... 2 50 If not pato in advance. 812 per annum. [Entered at the Postottice at Helena as second class matter.] «"All communications should be addressed to FISK BROS., Publishers, Helena, Montana. EVEN THIS SHALL PASS AWAY. Once in Persia reigned a king. Who upon his signet ring Graved a maxim true and wise. Which if held before the eyes, Gave him counsel at a glance ' Fit fer every change and chance, Solemn word, and these are they: "Even this shall pass away." Trains of camels through the sand Brought him gems from Sumarcand; Fleets of galleys through the seas Brought him pearls to match with these, But he counted not his gain Treasures of the mine or main; "v\ hat is wealth?" the king would say, "Even this shall pass away." In the revels oi his court At the zenith of the sport, When the palms of all his guests Burned with clapping at hts jests. He, amid his tigs and wine. Cried: "Oh, loving friends of mine! Pleasure comes, hut not to stay; Even this shall pass away." Fighting on a furious field. O».ce a javelin pierced his shield ; Soldiers with a loud lament Pofe him bleeding to his tent; Groaning from his tortured side, "Pain is hard t > bear," lie cried, "But with patience day by day— Even this shall pass away." Towering in the public square, Twenty cubits in the air Rose his statue carved in stone. Then the king, disguised, unknown, Stood Itefore his eculptured name, Musing merely: "What is fame? Fame is but a slow decay— Even this shall pass away." Struck with palsy, sere and old, Waiting at the gates of gold, Said he, with his dying breath: "Fife is done but what is breath?" Then in answer to the king Fell a sunbeam on his ring, Showing by a heavenly ray— "Even ttiis shall pass away." IF I W EKE A MAN. You asked me to draw just a sketchy plan Of w hat I would do if I were a man. 1 suppose, In that case, I might appear With the same tiny faults you have, my dear; But now, looking on from my vantageof ground, I can correct some errors I'd step around. I would not (this dee« not apply to you) Be to myself or my comrade untrue. Or shrink the soul of friend or of wife With a lion mot stirred from the loss of life, Or slyly thing but the better of fate. If some soul was hurled from Its high estate. I would not yield to that brain-thief, wine, My intellect, with its power divine, Or let the red spirit mockingly gleam From eyes that to me were "the sweetest seen." « A Bayard abroad or where'er I'd roam, Fd (strangely enough) be the same at home. I would warn my boys of the ways of sin And show the soul scars I had gained therein, So when they were lured by »he Dead Sea fruit I eoud prove it bitter ashes and soot, Nor horror feign. If one sadly made known Sorrow and ein prototyped by my own. If I were a man, in my house should be My truest and best camaraderie. Round our tires encamped we would attack Honter or Virgil, Gladstone or Black, With more history primed lor question or beck Than I could find on my spread euchre deck. But whether I rose at the dawn's first gray, And;with tin dinner-pail hurried away. Or with Kimball carriage and blooded pair Rolling along to my palace cf care, I would think my wife had honor and sense, Nor make her a beggar to ask for a pence. I would follow no guidon that would go With the standard of manhood carried low, The bread-winner's battle is fierce and long. But evening means home with love and with song. Light, music, and home ! As I think of the plan I am so glad that I am not—a mau. — Grace fhiffie Roe, in Inter Ocean. A POEM ON THE DEVIL. Men don't believe in a devil now, as their fathers used to do; They've forced the door of the broadest creed to let his majesty through. There isn't • print of his cloven foot or a fiery dart from his bow To be found in earth or air to-day, for the world h.ts voted it so. But who is mixing the fata draught that palsies heart and brain, And loans the bier of each passing year with ten hundred thousand slain ? Who blights the bloom of the land to-day with the fiery breath of hell ? If the devil isn't, and never was, won t some body rise and teil? Who dogs the steps of the toiling saint, and digs the pits for his feet? Who sows the tare, on the field of time, wher ever God sjws His wheat ? The devil is voted not to be, and of course the thing is true; But who is doing the kind of work the devil alone should do? We are told that he does not go about as a roar ing lion now; But whom shall we hold responsible for the To tH ^'eanThi 'hoine, in church and State to the earth's remotest bound, If the devil, by unanimous vote, is nowhere to lx» found? Won't somebody step to the front forthwith, and m»ke his bow and show How the frauds and crime of a single day spring up? We want to know. , The devil was fairly voted out, and of course the But sinr" pie*pt?ople would .ike to know who car ries ins business on. RHYME FOR A BABV. Dorothy, six months old, test burden that arms can hold, such strange charms rein the perfectest charm doth dwell, (test chin and daintiest lips, ant eyes, pink finger tips; cal goos and dulcetest gahs— s that hold no possib.e flaws. Dorothy—best of best! r was a babv. east or west, >und and held in the gyve *iof love ed on thy mighty a " vl ' 8 . abo '® . my Dorothy, small and sweet, for you now means sleep and eat. r, my Dorothy, day by day, re on, baby, the vernal May • thee out of her royal hand 1th that Is better than gold or land,^ tli and strength and a merry heart e of life are the better part. p sweet Dorothy, fair and good— Inese is beauty " nd ?^ d ,7 ue live grive to thy lo%erstrue ùc «ilove as they give to you. Ci m m m ARCHBISHOP SATELLI. The Pope's Representative to the A in ericaii Catholic Centenary. The portrait is of Archbishop Satelli, who represent the Pope at the celebration in Baltimore of the centenary of the estab lishment of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States. Archbishop Satelli is a man of medium height, who wears his fifty years lightly. He is the intimate friend of the Pope. The Archbishop was horn at Marsciano, in Perngia, the archepiscopal see where Leo served for thirty-one years prior to bis accession to the Papacy. Sa telli was one of the most famous of the Pope's seminarians, and he was called by Leo to preside over the academy of noble ecclesiastics, where the Papal diplomats receive their training. After the celebra tion at Baltimore November 10th and the subsequent opening of the university at Washington, Archbishop Satelli will in spect the most important of the United States and Canadian dioceses. He will then retain to Italy,and his stay in this country will not exceed that of a few weeks. J J l • mM »! w - A CARDINAL TASCHEREAU. Canadian Prince of' the Catholic Church. Elzear Alexander Taschereau, Cardinal and Archbishop, represent* d Canada at Baltimore, where has just been celebrated the centenary of the establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States He will also be present at the dedication of the Divinity Buildmg, which is the begin ning of the Catholic University at Wash ington. Taschereau was nominated to the Cardin alate in 1886. He was born at Ste. Marie de la Beance, in Quebec, in 1820, and Btudied in the Canadian city. In 1837 he received the tonsnre in Rome. The same year he returned to Quebec, where he was ordained priest in 1842, in his native parish. Soon after he was appointed to the Chair of Moral Philosophy in the Seminary, Quebec. He remained its incumbent twelve years._____ Sir Edward Arnold and Gen. Sherman. From a letter to the London Telegraph : Many were the thrilling episodes and ad ventures of the great war which fell in fascinating recital from the lips of General Sherman, but they are either recorded in pages of his autobiography, or are too long and discursive to set down here. One little flash of humor is, perhaps, worth preserv ing from all the var talk which we en joyed. ''General Thomas," said he, "junior to me in rank, but senior in service, was a stern disciplinarian. He had received many complaints abont the pilfering and plundering committed by one of his brig ades, and, being resolved to pat offense down, he issued some Tory strict orders, menacing with death any who should transgress. The brigade in qnestion wore for its badge an acorn, in silver or gold, and the men wore inordin ately prond of this distinctive sign. Several cases of disobedience had been reported to the General, but the evidence was never strong enough for decisive action, until one day, riding with an orderly down a by lane outside the posts, Thomas came full upon an Irishman who, having laid aside his rifle, with which he had killed a hog, was busily engaged in skinning the ani.: al with his sword-bayonet, so as to make easy work with the bristles, etc, before cooking some pork chops. 'Ab!' said the General 'yon rascal! at last I have caught one of you .n the act. There is no mistake about it this time; and I will make an example of you, sii!" *'*Bedad? General honey!' said the Irish man, straightening himself up and coming to the salute, 'it's not shootin' me you ought to be at, but rewardin' me ' " What do you mean, sir?" exclaimed General Thomas. " 'Why, yonr honor!' the soldier replied, 'this bad baste here has been disicratin' the regimental badge, and so I was forced to dispatch him. It's 'atin' the acorns that I found him al!' Even Gsneral Thomas was obliged to laugh at this, and the soldier saved his life by his wit. Horses Roasted to Death. Louisville, Ky., November 14.—Lock & Smith's barn, near Louisville, used for sheltering brood mares and young colts, burned last night, together with seventeen brood mares and sixteen yearling colts. Loss, $25,000. The Name "America." ICnicago Tribune.] Amerigo Vespucci had no part in the be stowal of his name on the new world. It was the act of a body of learned men Columbus always believed that the country he had discovered was a part of Asia; but the discerning and comprehensive mind of Vespucci thought diflVremly; he believed it to be a separate oontinent. His written description of the country, its people, cli mate and productions convinced the learned mtn of Europe that his views were correct. The suggestion of America as a proper name for the new continent came from Matthias Ringman, the poet, and the pro fessors of the College of St. Die, in Lor raine, in the Vosges Mountains, in a corner of France. They put forth a little work in 1507, entitled "Cosmographiæ Introduces," in which it was suggested that the South ern Continent should be called America, after a man, as Europe and Asia had been named after womeu. In course of time the name to be applied to both continents. It would be impossible to add to the glory of Columbus, even if the Old World as well as the New shou d be renamed after him ; it might add to the glory of Leif to re christen North America after him; priority of discovery certainly rests with him. Co lumbue never visited its mainland. Since the country as a whole could not be named after both of them, what mofc ap propriate name than America cauld have been selected ? Surely the people of the United States have no reason to complain. Made up as they are mostly of the Teu tonic race—English, Scandinavian and Germanic, the dominant race of the world —they should rejoice to know that they have a national name that fitly expresses their political condition. It is their boast that each and every man is a born sover eign, and this very fact the name America signifies, for it was the name of a Goth c king in the fourth century. Dixon in his "Sir Nanus" says: "Emmery Armanaricks (Gothic)—most exalted or universal rule/ the forename of the Italian Vespucci was also a corruption of a name of a king of the Goths in the fourth century." Another author, M. A Lowe, "Patrcuym ica Britannica," says: "From the personal name Emeric or Americas, equivalent to the Italian Amerigo, Latinised Americas, whence the name of the great Western Continent " And lastly, Webster's Unabridged Dic tionary among English names, p. 1679, says: ''Emery, Emmery, Emory; Powerful, rich. Lat, Almericus; It., Amerigo; Fr., Emeri." The first man of the name in England was a baron who fonght under William the CoDqneror at Hastings His name stands recorded on the roll of Battle Abbey as D'Amry, in both lists, that of Stowe and that of Hollingsworth, spelt in English as pronounced in Norman-French. The Marriage Relation. Make the marriage right and the off^ spring will tend to be right. Perhaps it may be true that we need a new ideal of the marriage relation. The old one in which the woman promises to obey the man is perishing visibly before oar modern eyes. Often she oaght not to do so, for the man may be a fool or a brute, says a writer in the Womans Cycle. And the theory adopted by many ill-mated conplea that marriage is a discipline is too cynical to be either true or attractive. The theory of easy divorce and frequent change as a remedy for ordinary disagree ments; has also serious disadvantages, and is no sound remedy. It is only a poor refuge from immediate suffering. But a new and perhaps useful attitude may be gained by looking npon matrimony, as it is in truth the only complete condition of hu manity. In no other relation can man or woman reach the highest development. No character is full till it comprises its oppo site. The very very divergencies at which each party frets are the lacking necessities of its own nature. Each would be partial and narrow without the other, and the new motto we may propose for matrimony is the new word, development. Marriage is development. If not quite happy, it is still generously educational. It love dies out from it, yet charity, wisdom, tact and liberality of mind may remain in it. Blind love may indeed remain and leave the happy lovers without its best effects, since even love may remain narrow and selfish But the man who has learned to comprehend the feminine nature with its delicate, sprightly, graceful qualities in his own, and the woman who has adopted something of masculine independence, liberality and conrage into her constitution, will be far better than the Bole endowment nature would have given either to be alone. _ _ A Woman's Memory. [San Francisco Chronicled When you come to consider the keys to a woman's memory, I think even the auto matic arrangement must find it hard work to decide. You never caa tell what will fix itself in a woman's memory, bnt most of the time she remembers only what she wears. A man, if he goes anywhere, re members the place he went to, a woman always remembers how she got there. She starts from home and remembers what street she took, what car, what stores she passed, what she saw in the windows, what special articles caught her eye and made her wish she could buy them, until her mental process takes her to the place she wants to get at. I called at a house the other evening where several ladies hap pened to be calling, too, and the conversa tion turned on opera. Somebody said something abont Mme. Albani. "I am sorry," said one lady, "I did not hear Albani sing." "Yes, yon did," said another. "No, I couldn't go, and I was quite broken-hearted." "Indeed yon did hear her, because I was there the same night, and I saw yon sitting in the dress circle, and yon had on that pretty little hat with the piuk feather—" "Oh!—so I did. I remember now. Cer tainly, I heard Albani." Making It Easier for Her Mother. "May I have the pleasure of accompany ing you on the stra v ride, Miss Greene?', said the yonng man, hopefully; "yonr mother is goinfi to chaperone the party." She hesitated a moment before answer ing. "Don't yon think," she replied at length, that if mamma is going to chiperone, it would be much nicer to sit on the front piazza while mamma is away ?"—Boston Beacon. If AS / vc , r /-Äi4A. r:^ GIDE0N C. MOODY. United States Senator From Sooth Dakota. Senator Moody is a native of New York, horn in Cortland, OnoDdaga county, in 1832. He studied law and soon went to Indiana to engage in practice. There he took an active part in organizing the Re publican party, aDd in 1860 was elected to the legislature. He was a member also of the State convention of 1860. Duriog the war he served wiih distinction, rismg to the rank of Colonel. After the struggle he took a farm in Dakota, resuming in tim the practice of law in Yankton. He was a member of various legislatures and at one time speaker of the House. In 1877 be settled in Dead wood and was ap pointed Judge of that circuit by President Haves. He remained upon the bench until April 1st, 1883. Mr. Moody was elected a member of the constitutional convention for South Dakota in 1883, and again in 1885 Additional to other distinctions he was chairman ot the committee appointed to draft aod present a memorial to the President and Congress of the United States asking the admission of South Dakota un der the constitution of 1885. That memo rial was incorporated in each of the re ports made to the Senate and House since and including the winter of 1885-85. Judge Moody wwts elected one of the Senators by the Provisional State Legislature which as sembled in the fall of 1885. He was a del egatetothe National Republican Convention in 1888, and drafted the plank relating to the Territories and to the admission of South Dako'a contained in the party plat form of that year. -------- '£&*•**" LOUIS KLOPSCH The Traveling Companion of Dr. Talmage. The noted Brooklyn preacher, DeWitt Talmage, is accompanied on his three months' European trip by Louis Klopsch, of New York, a live newspaper man and publisher, of whom we give a likeness. The names of the Brooklyn preacher and Mr. Klopsch have been connected as author and publisher sever years and their rela tions are those of friends as well as busi ness associates. Mr. Klopsch, who is under forty years old, is a good specimen of the energetic New York business man. He is a native of Germany, the son of a physician, bat came to this country in early childhood and is intensely an American. His ar rangement to publish advance sheets of Dr. Tal mage's Tabernacle sermons was made in 1885. Lonis Klopsch is a clever writer and is a man of considerable attain ments. He is a prominent Methodist and Sunday school superintendent. 'I he American Girl. Says Miss Eastlake: "I think the Amer ican girl is everything that is bright and witty and lovable. I am astonnded at the breadth and depth of her knowledge of men and things. When I am in her pres ence I sit in silence and wonderment. Eng lish gills are in the nursery or at a strictly private school when the daughters of Americans have been oat in the world see ing and learning for several years. The daughters of no other nation on the face of the earth would be received so freely at court as those of America are. As to her manners and dress the American girl is perfect. I have not seen an ill dressed woman since I came to America. They aae the most stylishly dressed women in the world, and are recognized as such wherever seen abroad." A Talking Clock. Inventor Edison has completed a phono graphic clock which, instead of ringing out the number of the hours, will announce the time of day in stentorian tones. It shouts out the time every quarter of an hour. As a novelty it is certain to take with the people. It will prove, also, a very good office clock, but as an ornament in the parlor, it is a serious question whether it will ever be a success, especially where young people are a feature in the house hold. In many ways it is expected that the clock can be relied on as a director and mentor in the household. It will be sev eral mouths before the article is put on the market, and Mr. Edison feels quite confi dent of its success. Indian Jugglery. It requires no little stretch of credulity to believe the wonderful stories of the do ings of Eastern magicians even when they come from the best of authorities. The London Globe, in its issne of September 14, says: "The moderns are jnst beginning to understand that Iodia has always been in the front rank in utilizing the occnlt pow ers in man to produce phenomena, which the narrow scope of modern science as yet fails to account for. and therefore carelessly and unscientifically attributes to trickery. If the product of trickery.it must indeed be trickery of a superior order to make us disbelieve our eyes." The Globe then pro ceeds to relate the following incident on the authority of Siddeshur Mitter, an eye witness, who relates his experience to the Calcutta Statesman: "There is a wandering race in Bengal called the Badaya—or gyps es— who with bag aud baggage travel from place to place and perform their so-called jugglery before admiring groups. Their origin is to me unknown. "There is a special kind of this jugglery or sorcery, called Bhanumatir Baji, and of which the instance I will describe is an example. A company of male and female performers, with the various boxes, para phernalia and musical instruments, assem bled one afternoon in a village in the dis trict of Hooghly, where my lather then resided, to give an exhibition of their po w ers. While I was looking on in broad day light a man was shut in a box which was carefully nailed and then bound round with cords. The principal performer recited some mantrams, and in a few minutes went to the box, opened it, and to our amaze ment showed us that the man had disap peared He said that he had gone up to the heavens "to fight Indra." In a tew moments he expressed anxiety at the man's continued absence in the ærial regions, and said that he would go up aud see what wa the matter A boy was calltd who held upright a long bamboo, up which the man climbed to the top, whereupon we suddenly lost sight of him, and the boy laid the bamboo on the ground. There then fell on the ground be fore us the different members of the human b dy, all bloody—first one hand, then another, a foot, and so on, until complete. The boy then elevated the bamboo, and the principal performer appearing on the top as sudden y ai he had disappeared, came dowD, and seemiDg quite disconsolate, said that Indra had killed his friend before he could get there to save him. He then placed the mangled remains in the same box, closed it, and tied it as before. Our wonder aDd astonishment reached their climax when, a few minutes laier, on the hex beiDg again opened, the man jumped out perfectly hearty and unhurt." I bn Batnto, as quoted by Coionel Yule in ' The Book of Sir Marco Polo," saw the performance at the court of the viceroy of Khansa, ODly in that case a "hall of tape" was used instead of a bambo pole. The glo Dutch traveler, Edward Mol ton, raveling in Batavia in 1670, saw the same thmg done by a gang of conjurers. He W as Hanged. New York Star: James E. Morgan, sheriff of Sherman county, Sonth Dakota, is a na tive of this city, but has been in the West over thirty years. He is here on a visit to his relatives on Staten Island, and he findB New York has undergone a mighty change since he left, in 1861, to go to the front. " I find," said the sheriff to me the other night, "that the question whether a man should be banged or executed electrically has been settled. I am glad to find that electricity has carried the day, for I assure you that death by hanging is intensely painful." ' Why, sheriff," I said, "is it possible that you were hangt d?" "Quite so, and it was no joke. When the war clostd I went West to seek my fortune, and had a pretty hard time be fore I ionnd anything even resembling it. One bard winter two others and myself went into Wyoming on a prospecting expe dition, and had to maintain ourselves chiefly by hunting. Antelope were very scarce just then, and we suffered considerably from hunger. One morning we separated, th6 better to scour the country, agreeing to meet on a distant hill at noon. My companions were hardly out of sight when I shot a steer, and was in the act of cut ting it np when three fierce looking cowboys swooped down upon me. I am, as you see, rather swarthy, and naturally they took me for a Mexican. As they also were dirty looking I made the same mistake, and saluted them in the little Spanish I had picked np. It happened that a tall cotton tree was conveniently close, and, withont saving a word, one of the men threw his lariat around my neck, tossed the other end of the rope over a stout limb; his two companions pulled upoc it, and I was in the twinkling of an eye going through all the agonies of hang ing. The pain was frightful. There was a tremendous rushing through my ears, the sky and everything else turned blood red, pins and needles seemed to be sticking into every part of my body, and at the same time the back of my head felt as if it were being sandbagged at the rate of forty strokes a second. How long it last ed I couldn't tell. To me it seemed hoars When I regained consciousness one ot my friends was pouring whisky down my throat and the other was rubbiDg my chfst with the same liquid. It appears that my comrades had returned in time to cut me down before life had fled, bnt just then I wished they had let me be. The procers of resuscitation was, if possible, still more agonizing than the hanging; bnt, as the man condemned by law does not suffer in that regard, there is no use io dwelling upon it." "But why did they hang you?" "They were driving a herd of cattle to Idaho, and it was one of their steers that I had shot. When my friends arrived and explained, the cowboys cut me down, and when I was ready to receive them they were profnse in their apologies. "That is how I know that hanging is one of the most cruel deaths to which you can pat a man." Presence of Mind. F. (petulantly.) "You n kiss Mrs. me now.'' Mr.F. "The idea of a woman of your age wanting to be kissed! One would think you were a girl of eighteen " Mrs. F. "What do you know about girls of eighteen?" "Mr. F. "Why, my dear, wered't you eighteen .»ace yourself ?" w FRITHJ0F NANSEN. The Norwegian Explorer who Soon Starts for the Arctic Regions. With a hundred thousand dollars sub scribed by the public, Dr. Fritbjof Nansen is fitting up aD expedition with which he will endeavor to reach the North Pole. He will sail from Norway to Greenland. goiDg as far non h as he can by ship, and will then past on with small boats and sledges without establishing snpply stations. A well informed contemporary says this looks more like attempted suicide than scientific enterprise. The explorer is determined to pash on with his enterprise, and will take the winter for his time of exploration. NaDsen is about thirty years old He is a man of atamments, and is the keeper of the Natural History Museum, Bergen. Nor way. He is the man who crossed Green land in the summer of 1888, reaching the western coast of that country in September of that year. The country was covered with ice and snow. Six men, including himself, constituted the party, of whom four were Norwegians and two Laplanders. At one point in their inland journey the temperature was ninety degrees below zero. The explorer and his men slept at night in the open air, in hags made of deer skins, their heads, covered with fur, outside of the bags, which were tied about the neck. They remained in Greenland all winter. A K'i ®as= v5-.v I m DR, CARL PETERS, Reported Massacred with His Whole Caravan in Africa. The report appears to be confirmed that Dr. 'Peters, the German explorer, and his party, with only one European excepted, have been massacred. The latest known in Zanzibar about Dr. Peters is that, hav ing started inland from Vita on Jnly 26th, he had reached Korkorro, a long distance up the Tana river. He was a young man, about thirty-three yeais of age, a native of Neuhaus, on the Elbe, and was educated at Ilfeld, and at Gottingen, Tubingen and Berlin, studying law, history, geography, and national economy. He was graduated at the Berlin University. From 1881 to 1884 Dr. Peters resided in England. Hav ing returned home he obtained, with the support of Prince Bismarck, au Imperial Charter, under which he formed the Ger man East African Company, of which he was president. He dispatched expeditions to East Africa, in order to take possession of the territory opposite Zanzibar. In Sep tember, 1886, Dr. Peters convened at Berlin the first German Colonial Congress. The following spring he went to Zanzibar with hi j executive staff, and concluded a treaty with the late Saltan, Said Burghash. After his return to Europe Dr Peters initialed in Germany the movement for a relief ex pedition to aid Emin Paeha The expedi tion, led by Dr Peters and organized osten sibly as aD Emin Pasha relief exptdt'ion, met with active English opposition from the first, and has been studiously discoun tenanced by Prince Bismarck. It was thought io England that in their recent fever for African colonization the Germans were intriguing to secure a share of the trade apportioned to »he British East Afri can Company, and Dr. Peters' expedition was meant to further this scheme. Diplo matic correspondence was exchanged be tween London and Berlin on the subject, and on Prince Bismarck's resolve to with hold government aa-istance from the expe dition it became a purely private and mer cantile one. Chirographical. [Pittsburg Journal.J A little 5-year-old girl came home yes terday trom school, which she has only been attending a few days, and her mother asked her what she had been doing. "Writin' M's and shake awful," was the child's reply, which meant that a loDg coarse of M's in a copy book had tried her nerves. "Well, how do you make an M?" her mother asked. "On, you go up a hill and down a hill, up a hill and down a hill, and stay there." KIND WORDS. They are Easy to Say aud Often Soothe Disappointment. [From Golden Days.] It has been said with considerable force that the hardest task for the young is to learn to pay "no." This does not apply to cross or surly people, who delight in saying "no," even where the proper answer should be "yes." Some people delight in being rude, and seem to take a pride in inflicting pain. It is net of these people I want to speak, bnt of the good-hearted folk who find it necessary to say "no," and whom it pains to give a refusal. These people are proue to make a mistake. "When I have to deny a favor," said a well known merchant, noted tor his philan thropy, "I always use very few words. I think it is the btst plan." Perhaps the merebant is mistaken; at least I think so. A young lady bad gone out walking, and had forgotten her purse. Presently she met a little girl with a basket on her arm, containing a variety of book-marks, watch cases aud netdle books. "Please, miss," said the little girl, "will you buy something to day?" "I'm sorry I can't buy anything to day," said the young lady, "because I haven't any money with me. Your things look very pretty," he added, as she looked in the basket, "and I'm rery sorry I can't bay anything." "Thank you, miss," said the girl with tears in her eyes. " Most people I meet say, 'Get away with you!' You are very kind." Another somewhat similar case I recall. A lawyer advertised for a boy, and among the applicants was a bright young fellow, with, however, a rather anxious lace. "I have just engaged a boy," said the lawyer, without looking up, in response to the boy's query. "Then I am too late? I rm sorry," said the boy, as he turned away. "So am I," said the lawyer, looking up quickly. "You seem like a good boy, and 1 am sorry you did not come sooner. I'll tell you what I'll do. Leave your address, and if the boy does not suit after a week's trial, I will send for you. At any rate I will let you know if I hear ot a place." That boy went away feeling very light at heart, aud he coula not help contrasting these kind words with tne reception he had met on applying for a situation as errand boy in a store the previous day. "No," said the proprietor. "Don't want any boy. Got one! Clear out!" "Words," said the cynic, "are cheap." So they are. Then why not learn to speak kindly aud gently, especially to the poor and suffering? To be sure, words should never take the place of deeds, but it is not always in our power to give sub stantial help, and it is always possible to give our sympathy. Observe how the grief of a child over the loss ot a toy, a disappointment, or even an actual physical injury is assuaged by kind W-irds. Mothers' kisses and caressa are better medicaments than arnica or plaster, nine times out of ten. As "a soft answer turneth away wrath," so a kind word soothes disappointment. Learn to say "no" when occasion requires, but say it kindly, and do not add to the sting of refusal by curt actions or an in solent assumption of authority. The Dog Doc. St. Louis Globe-Democrat: The trotting dog Doc. was the center ot attraction in the way of novel sport. He trotted two races in the morning and won both. One of the horses he trotted against was an exhibition draft horse, sixteen hands high, and the other an exhibition roadster and a good mover, too, but Doc carried him to a break on the homstretch aud came under the wire twenty yards ahead ol him. The distance run in each race was abont half a mile. As they were exhibition races, there was no official time kept. He was trotted short distances at frequent intervals dur ing the day lor the amusement of the crowd around the race course fence. This most wonderful dog is the property of Mr. M. P. Ketchum, of Toronto, Canada. He is a red Irish setter 2 years aud 6 months old, and is remarkably intelligent. The Kansas City Journal of October 13 has the following of the race te ween Loj' and a pony, which was recently run in that city: "The next event on the programme was the one in which the spectators, and es pecially the numerous children present, were most interested—the exhibition of the famous trotting dog, Doc. He was sent half a mile in compaoy with a pony, in an attempt to beat two minutes. They were started from the wire, the dog giving onejamp and then settling down into a rapid level trot, which called fourth many exclamations of amazement from the spec tators. The intelligent little animal seemed to know what was required of him. He made the half mile without a skip, and finishing with a great burst of speed, went under the wire in the last time of 1:52. After a short rest he was sent again, and this time did even better, breaking the dog record, making the half mile in 1:491. This is certainly a wonderful feat for a dog, especially when it is considered that he weighs only fifty-three pounds, and pulls a load of eighty-oue pounds. Deceptive Color. The color of the Eiffel tower, says Tne American Architect, has been one of the pu/z'es of the Paris Exposition, no two persons agreeing as to what the real color is. Some people imagine that it has be*n plated with nickel or silver, while others »all it red, and others again think it is of a beautiful beautiful bronze color. The fact is that it is painted in five shades of the same color, modulated with the skill that the French often show in cases of the kind. From the base of the first plform the colo' is a dark "harbedienne" bronze, verging a «little to red; thence to the second platfortu the color is the same, hut lighter, and from this point to the top the color grows con stoutly lighter by five successive grada tions, the top beiDg almost agoldeu yellow. Three coats of paint are spread over the entire surface, and over all is a coat of verv hard transparent varnish, which, by reflect ing the sun, adds to the pfficulty of defin ing the color with precision. The varnish is a new patent compound, we believe, but it is said to have borne the severe test of use on the iron work of the tower ex tremely well.