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Our paper-maker says that trade is stationary. The fall styles made their appearance last week. The gospel reached a larger number of people than usual Sunday. Said Bloggs, the other day, when applied to for a loan of ten dollars, “ I have only five lending tens, and they're all out.” Why is the road of transgressors so hard? Because it is so much traveled. A new style of ear-drop screws into the lobe of the tortured member, so that the pearl or diamond rests upon the ear as if with no support. In fact, very few are able to support it. “ I say, don’t you know who that is?” “Xo.” “Why, what a fool you are! it's the celebrated Jones.” “ What’s he celebrated about, then?” “ Well, I'm blessed if I know.” “A basket of champagne!" exclaimed a country dame. “ Why, I declare, now! I always thought champagne was watery stuff, like; 1 neier .knowed you could carry it in a basket.” Rowland Hill made a mark upon hearing the ledfctfi ssed, whether it were a lettql£i If if! were not, he said, it woUl ry serious affair for him, for it .ake i him “ill" all the days of hi, A judge, in remanding : u,.al: called him a scoundrel. The prisoner replied, “ Sir, 1 am not as big a scoun drel as your honor”—here the culprit stopped, but finally added—“takes me to be.” “ Put your words closer to gether,” said the judge. “See here!” exclaimed a returned Irish soldier to a gaping crowd, as he exhibited with some pride a hat with a bullet hole in it. “ Look at that hole, will you ? You see that if it had been a low-crowned hat, I should have been killed outright!” The Chicago Times has received an original poem on “The Burnt District at Midnight.” The 102 d verse reads: “The derrick stands still 'gainst the half finished wall. The brick-piles are quiet; the stones arc at rest. To-mor row they'll rise, nine or ten stories tall, in huge, massive structures —the worst in the West.” A gentleman did not always agree with his wife, nor she with him. On one occasion she summoned a physician, declaring that her husband had poisoned her. The husband loudly protested his innocence, and offered as a clincher this test. “Doctor, open her right here on the spot; I'm willing.” A friend says: Going to Cape May the other day, I saw a young man lean ing over the railing of the upper deck, and with considerable violence giving to the winds and the sea the contents of his stomach. Just as this juncture one of the boat officials, walking brisk ly by, asked, in a patronizing manner, “Sick, sir?” “You don't suppose I'm doing this for fun, do you?” said the poor fellow', indignantly, as soon as he could recover his breath. A soldier was seen in the trenches holding his hand above the earthwork. His captain asked, “What are you do ing that for, Pat?” He replied, with a grin and a working of his fingers, “ I’m feelin’ for a furlough, sure! ” Just then a rifle hall struck his arm be low the wrist. Slowly drawing it down, and grasping it with the other hand to restrain the blood, a queer expression of pain and humor passed over his face, as he exclaimed, “ An’ faith it’s a dis charge ! ” The Physiology of Tears.— Dr. Daniel Tuke, says the British Medical .Journal, who has been investigating the physiology of tears, thinks we must confess with Brodie that we can not answer the simple question why or how does a certain state of mind augment the secretion of the gland ? . . . The quality of the secretion seems to be altered by powerful emotions; the saline ingredients being increased, causing “a strong brine.” Lastly, the secretion may bo checked. The intensity of the feeling or the suddenness of sorrow is the most frequently witnessed cause. Daily observalion shows that the first result of distressing intelligence is the negative one —inability to cry. See, too, what the want of a handkerchief may do. “ I went,” says Hunter, “to see Mrs. Siddons acting. Ihad a full con viction that I should be very much af fected ; but, unfortunately I had not put a handkerchief in my pocket; and the distress I was in for the want of that requisite when one is crying, and a kind of fear I should cry, stopped up every tear, and 1 was even ashamed I did pot crv.” IjtoEjnjiTY of Animals. —One of the largest of ferocious animals in South America is the jaguar—a native tiger— /elis onca. Besides being large, and immensely strong, it practices extraor dinary strategic schemes in procuring food, which indicate some thing above mere instinct, because circumstances are constantly requiring some variation in their foraging expeditions for prey. Humboldt says when they find a turtle they adroitly turn it over on its back. It is then helpless, and totally unable to offer resistance in that condition. 'With the most cruel manifestation of feline character, the jaguar then leisure ly gnaws out the quivering flesh from between the shell and carapace. An other of the jaguar's reasonable man euvrings is to quietly follow the margin of streams. At the sight of a fish near enough to be approached, with a quick dash of its paw the game is thrown high and dry above the bank. Fortun ately for the country, the jaguar has a match in the great serpents that infest tropical America. In the twinkling of: n eye one of those monsters winds him self around his body, and crushes out life and cracks the bones into fragments at the same moment. Koakse Shot. —lt iz a grate deal eazier tew be a philosopher after a man haz a warm meal than it iz when he don't kno where he iz going tew get one. Most men lament their condishlin in life, but are but phew, after all, who are superior to it. Tricing tew define love is like tricing tew tell how yu kum tew brake thru the ice; all yu kno about it iz, yu fell in and got ducked. A weak man wants az much watching az a bad one. A wize man never enjoys himself so mutch nor a phool so little as when alone. Avarice iz az hungry az the grave. There iz a grate deal ov virtew in this world that iz like jewelry, more for ornament than use. There are menny people who net only beleave that this world revolves on its axis, but they beleave that they are the axis. Self-made men are most alwus apt to be a leetle too proud ov the job. I think there iz az menny old phools in this w'orld az there iz young ones, and there iz this difference between them: The yung ones may outgrow their pholly, but the old ones never do. A genuine aphorism iz truth done up in a small package. Marrying for buty iz a poor spekula *hun, for enny man who sees your wife haz got jest about az much stock in her az you hav. —Josh Billings. The smoothness of Mr. Edmund Yates's diction, and the harmony and grammatical accuracy of his sentences, are explained by the fact that lie invari ably dictates to a stenographer and talks olf his stories. All'great novelists have talked better even than they have composed. Mr. Yatks began novel writing quite by accident. Being edi tor of a London magazine, there had been an announcement of a forthcoming serial by a popular romancist, who, from illness, failed to be in time with copy. Mr. V. vainly importuned his collabor ateurs to fill the gap, and in sheer de spair began Broken to Harness, which is one of his best works, because prob ably conceived and written under more ambitious spur than were his other works.— Harper’s Bazar. The Rome letter-writers tell us that Edmonia Lewis is very busy at her stu dio in Rome. She is engaged upon a statue of Abraham Lincoln for the Cen tral Park, John Brown for the Union League Club, and the poet Longfellow for Yale College. We are rejoiced at everything we hear that tells of the success of -this modest but gifted little artist. Half negro and half Indian, she is wholly a lady, and by slow and steady effort, in stead of lobbying with Congressmen for jobs, she is making sure progress in her art. — Christian Union. Now don’t live a single hour of yonr life without doing exactly what is to be done in it and going straight through it. from begin ning to end. Work, play, study, whatever it is take hold at once and finish it up squarely and cleanly ; and then to the next thing, without letting any moments drop out between. It is wonderful to see how many hours these prompt people contrive to make of a day; it is as if they picked up the moments that the dawdlers lost. And if ever you find yourself where you have so many things pressing upon you that you hardly know how to begin, let me tell you a secret: Take hold of the very first one that comes to hand and you will find the rest ail fall into file and follow after like a company of well drilled soldiers: and though work may be hard to meet when it charges in a squad, L is easily vanquished if you can bring it into line. You may have often seen the anecdote of the man who was ask ed how be had accomplished so much in his life. “My father taught me,’’ was the re ply, “ when I had anything to do, to go ami iht it." There is the secret—the magic word now. — Exchange. The Kings. — A United States ship sail \ ed once into the harbor of Naples, and the king and a glittering party of noblemen came off to visit her. To the honest Yan kee sailor eyes, that could see no other sign of royalty than gold lace, one laced man was as much of a king as another. And as one of the royal party upon the deck trip ped and disappea-ed. a sailor stepped up to an officer and, touching his hat with a grin, said briefly, "Please, sir, one of them ’ere kings has tumbled down the hatchway.” The new postal card will l>e made from dies cut in hardened steel for surface printing, a novel and heretofore consid ered impossible mode of engraving. The lines, instead of being sunk, are raised like those of an ordinary wood cut, so that the plate may be used in the same manner as type in any printing-press. The completed card is three inches in size, made from a fine quality of card board, and is of a light buff color. A border of scroll-work runs around the edge, while in the upper right-hand cor ner is a very handsome stamp, consisting of a head of liberty encircled with stars, and surrounded with elliptical scroll work. The denomination is one cent, and the color of the work a rich velvet brown. The inscription issimply‘‘United States postage card write address only on this side, the message on the other.’ Below are ruled lines, while the reverse is blank. The Empress Josephine was very fond of perfumes, and above all of musk. Her dressing-room at Malmaison was filled with it, notwithstanding Napole on's frequent remonstrances. Forty years have elapsed since her death, and the present owner of Malmaison has had the wall of that dressing-room rejieatedly washed and painted : but neither scrub bing, aquafortis, nor paint has been suf ficient to remove the smell of the good Empress’ musk, which continues as strong as if the l>ottle which contained it had been but yesterday removed. Four missionaries to Burmah have written home to say, they must have wives. Fanny Fern's last expressed wish was; “ Let no stranger g..z ? on me when I am dead.” —Set your glass fruit jar in a wet fold ed towel, and you can pour your fruit in boiling hot. FARM AND GARDEN. Eypekimentisg with Hess.— ln the Poultry World, Isaac Lynde, of Ohio, gives the result of an experiment with different breeds of pullets in lay ing for six months, and the cost of their feed. On September Ist he took ten pullets of each of the breeds mentioned below, about six months old, gave them a yard forty feet square, with a com fortable house, and kept an exact account of eggs and feed, as follows : The Dark Brahmas ate 369 1-2 quarts of corn, oats and wheat screenings, laid 605 eggs, and weighed 70 pounds. The Buff Cochins ate 406 quarts, laid 591 eggs, and weighed 73 pounds. The Gray Dorkings ate 309 1-2 quarts, laid 524 eggs, and weighed 59 1-2 pounds. The Houdans ate 214 1-4 quarts, laid 763 eggs, and weighed 45 1-2 pounds. The Leghorns ate 231 1-5 quarts, laid 807 eggs, and weighed 36 1-2 pounds. To make this experiment more com plete, and to show which lot gave the most profit, including both eggs and flesh, we have supposed the fowls to be dressed and sold at the end of the six months at 20 cents per pound ; also that the eggs were worth 24 cents a dozen (two cents each), and that the cost of the feed was- 2 1-2 cents per quart, or 80 cents por bushel. The figures would then be• ( «t of Value Value Total Total • jeeil eggs. meal. value, profit. Brahmas...? 92* sl2 10 sl4 00 $26 10 sl6 8» Cochins.... 10 15 1182 14 00 26 42 16 2u Dorkings... 772 10 48 11 00 22 !18 14 3t« Houdans... 535 15 06 910 24 76 19 41 Leghorns... 577 16 14 730 23 44 17 < 7 The greatest profit on the investment is thus in favor of the Houdans, with the Leghorns next and the Dorkings least. It would have been interesting, however, to know the weight of the eggs laid by the several varieties, to see what actual difference there was in the amount of food furnished by them, and its value |at a fair estimate by weight. On such a basis it is quite probable that the Brahmas would have shown the greatest profit. And another item to be consid ered by r investors is, that where the fowls must be confined a four-foot fence j will answer for the large breeds, while : for the light-bodied breeds eight or ten feet will be necessary, and even then : their wings will have to be clipped. In addition, it is the general verdict that the large breeds bear confinement the best, and are more easily kept in good | health and from those vicious habits of ( plucking each other's feathers and eating | their own eggs. But all breeds will j give trouble enough in confinement if | not furnished with plenty of employment, water and food.— Country Gentleman. Keep the Catti.e Growing. —The most successful breeders of horses, cat tle, sheep or swine know from experi cnce that, although they - may possess the best breeding animals, they will not bo successful in producing superior stock if a continuous growth of young ani mals is not kept up. In order to begin in time at this indispensable preparation for success, the brood mares, cows, ewes and sows are most carefully and suitably fed while with young, and as soon as the young animals make their appear ance they are taken the greatest care of, the dams being suitably fed while suck ling, and when the young ones are weaned they are not supposed to want for food or drink a single hour. By this means a continuous and rapid growth is kept up, and the animals at tain a large size and heavy - weight at an early age. When breeding animals are not properly fed and comfortably shel tered in winter, the bad effect of such treatment is not confined to their own want of condition—it is shared by their progeny, and can never be remedied. When your stock are not fed well and comfortably sheltered in winter, their growth becomes stunted, and no subse quent amount of food can repair the damage. Y oung animals may - suffer for want of proper provender in summer and autumn as well as in winter, and when this happens it stops continuous growth and prevents ultimate success in the object of the breeder.— Working Farmer. Flies and Disease. —Flies arc un comfortable visitors in summer, espe cially in a sick room. It has been found that they are harmful also, and may be agents in spreading contagious diseases. A German professor in Vienna made an experiment to test the truth of this the ory. Finding the flies very numerous on the faces of his small-pox patients, he put some glycerine in a saucer to entangle the flies. Many of them were caught by the glutinous matter, and soon the glycerine was filled with strange cells like those on the small-pox patients. The inference was inevitable that the flies communicated the infectious matter to the glycerine, and could carry conta gion to other houses. It will be a new argument to keep all sick rooms free from these insects. Camellia Culture—Use oe Lime Water. —Mrs. Geo. YV. Carpenter, in Gardeners Monthly, says: In regard to the watering of camellias wfith lime w r ater, the facts are as follows : The plants are grown in large pots, and have been in them undisturbed for several years; a large reservoir on the place, containing five hundred gallons of water, receives annually about three bushels of lime ; before watering the plants, the lime is usually well stirred up with the water, allowing it to settle before use. Lime water was first used to kill worms in the soil, which it effectually did. It has since been continued regularly, the thriving, healthy appearance of both roots and branches seeming to warrant its use. ■ - It is now said that the dethroned Em press of Mexico, Charlotte of Belgium, is not dead as was reported, but in a condition far more melancholy. She is a hopeless maniac; spending her time in childish imitations of regal ceremony, dressing up chairs in her rich robes, and affecting to hold royal receptions. Her health is such as to give promised long life, but all hope of her recovery is finally extinguished. Ornamental Gardening. Xo. 2. The season for gardening is fast ap proaching again. A few good rains will make the ground soft and fit for spading, and then we can begin to plant seeds, slips, etc., in good earnest. It is aston ishing to see how rapidly slips will grow when they get the full benefit of the rain. Rose slips, particularly, grow very fast. We recall a beautiful Giant of Bat tle rose-bush which was set out a little slip early last winter, and which grew and blossomed in the spring in a way that was marvelous to contemplate. One need never buy roses, when slips, which any friend will give one, will jgrow so easily if set out early. A much larger number of flowers will grow from mere cuttings in this way than persons gener ally suppose, or than those who have plants for sale will readily admit. The cases are few' in which, with care, a slip does not flourish. A friend once called our attention to her favorite oleander bush, from which the children had broken two or three small branches. She was about to throw them away, when we begged permission to take them home, and try- to make them grow. She had little faith in our success, but assented, of course, and w T e hope to see flowers on the once cast-off branches this coming season. It is a good idea to plant seeds of the same flower twice during the rainy sea son. Then flowers will blossom early' in the summer, and one may have a second crop when the neighbors’ flowers are dead and gone. It is always desirable, too, in purchasing for a garden, to select flowers that blossom at different seasons of the year. Thus the Calla lily', the daffodil, the bridal wreath, and the rose blossom early, while later come the fuchsia, larkspur, salvia, gladiolus, dah lia, and hosts of others. The geraniums, in countless varieties, will blossom the year round if trimmed occasionally. Who that has read Miss Milford’s Life and Letters—a charming book, by the way —will ever forget her passionate love for geraniums, and the wonderful and rare varieties she pos sessed. She could talk and write about them constantly’ and yet never weary one, communicating to others in a remarkable manner the same interest in her pets which she herself felt. We have always been glad that in a life of unusual toil, as was hers, supporting by her pen for years an indolent, selfish, and extrava gant father, and nursing both parents through a long period of sickness, in connection with her literary labors, that she had her geraniums and other flowers to console and cheer her, when the bur den of life bore heavily upon her frail shoulders. Some persons object to geraniums on the ground that they are so common, and they will spend fifty or a hundred dollars in buying rare plants for their gardens, which, when completed, fre quently look less beautiful than those of their neighbors who have never paid a cent for anything they have. The rea son is, either that they select plants which flower for a brief period and then lose their foliage, or else those that have little color, and consequently present a sameness that is monotonous. Buy’ the rare plants by all means, if you can—no one can have a greater weakness in that direction than ourselves —but intermix with them the bright flow ers of the gera nium and the verbena, and the effect will be much finer. Everybody has heard of Vick, the cel ebrated florist of Rochester, New York. He suggests a very pretty way to make “Ribbon Beds,’ 1 and we think all who try it will be pleased with the result. The plan is to set plants of the same height and color in a row, several rows forming the bed. A circle is a pretty and simple form, and may contain any number of inner circles which the size will allow. Plant, then, in the outer ring flowers which are uniform in color and which do not grow very high; in the next circle, flowers of a different color and somewhat taller, and so on, the height gradually increasing toward the centre, where they are highest. We think this would be more difficult to accomplish than the plan of taking dif ferent colors of the same flower, the por tulaca or phlox Drummondii, for in stance. Of course, in this case, the arrangement of height must be dispensed with, but this simplifies the object to be attained so much that it seems as if none who try it need to fail. No flower is prettier than the phlox for this purpose, and the seed in four or five different col ors can easily be purchased and set out row within row. It is not necessary to have so many colors, neither is it neces sary that a circular bed be used. A diamond-shaped bed with but three col ors, would be very pretty and perfectly simple. This plan of ribbon beds is very popular in Europe, but seldom seen in America; and, though we do not be long to that class who like everything foreign because it in foreign, we think in this case, by following European exam ple, we may add much to our pleasure and to ornamental gardening. It is impossible for flowers to grow successfully where there is too much shade. People should remember this when they set out their trees, and not put them so near together that in a couidc of years there is room for nothing else. It looks out of place, too. to see a small front door-yard crowded full of trees. One does not expect a forest grove in a space fifty feet by seventy live. A few shade trees and a green lawn, with here and there a rose-bush hanging over with rich, red roses, or a mass of geranium all ablaze, seems to us much more appropriate, while to persons who prefer, there is the alternative of variously shaped beds, neat gravel walks, and flowers of every name. and hue. If every one could have a hot-house, then the objection to house plants would fade away. We saw a few days ago a beautiful residence with a piazza inclos ed on both sides with glass, and having an outside glass door. We thought it the most desirable thing we had seen, much better than having a separate con servatory in some part of the garden. The flowers looked so bright and pretty peeping through the windows every where, that as we rode slowly by, feast ing our eyes on the scene before us, we came very near breaking the tenth com mandment. If the glass were of mod erate size it does not seem as thongh this plan for a conservatory need be very expensive, and, once bnilt, we could go to work to rival Woodward as soon as we chose! Incognita. »»♦ 4 < - A Michigan man has invented a hunting boat that weighs only 141. pounds. He can fold it up and carry it on his back, and if a storm overtakes him on the water he can run his boat ashore, take it apart, and use it as a tent. A New Parlor Amusement Across the Continent. 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CRACRBt)N, - Secretary. aTcfi/tclßcV 13 'yrticiat j4yrn(i, 3@<>me- @//ice. Kerby, Byrne & Co. HAVE JUST RECEIVED From TV«»w York. Additions to their Complete Stock DRY GOODS! Silks and Dress Goods Suitable far Fall aid Winter fear. Plain and Embroidered Linen Sets, Collars Sleeves and Cuffs. Initial Handerchiefs, Lace Collars, Sleeves, Set* and Handkerchiefs. Ladies’, Misses* and Gents’ Hosiery and Glove*. Lace Veils, Fichus and Mantles. Ladies’ and Misses’ Merino Undergarments. Embroidered Flannel. Linen and Linen Goods; Napkins and Table cloths; all the brands in Cotton ; Towel* ami Toweling. Shawls, Flannels, Blankets and Quilt*. Lace Curtains and Curtain Lace by the yard. Fiano and Table Covers. ffj* All our poods are new and of good quality, at prices within the reach of all classes of cus tomers. KERBY, BYRNE & CO., No. 1 Montgomery Street, S. F. LARGE AND WELL ASSORTED Comprising OF THE LATEST STYLES SAVE S4O! Why l*ay #SOf The lin Ilmue M.utile Newii» it MiKhlne. f. lee. »«<>• mms HAH NO MTPKUI R Ft R KAMI LY I use. It niM a •battle, Mnig t mm d two threads, and makes the lock stitch. It is simple, easy to understand, and light to run. Cali and Bee it, or send for a circular. A (rents wa- led. E. W. A vent, IT New V«*«nt|fo;j>ery Mreet,Grand Hotel Huildtng. fIEOPENING Or the Hygienic un i l*hren«>l«*gleul Insti tute, «:«.* uni «:J7 < ullio* hI • hi., N. F. I>W. HARLOW ,T. SMITH announces that the recent extensive ail itiona and improvements to hi* • n gieno Home Wa ensure and I’hreiiologlea Institute a r e ■ <>m pleied. To hi* original premise* hnve liven adde ‘ mu entirely new and elegant 3-riorv h i k st ucture. a new and commodious lecture hall, a Io«tv and spacious tim ing room, and cosy, comfortable hath rooms In g eate t variety, and all the most modern, scientitlc and com plete appliani es for admin' tering everv conceivable description of medical l>aths: among whieii iimv ho mentioned the eiectro-thermal, tlie e ( ectro-s *r, f e elec tro-vapor. the electro-Russian the eleefo-’l urkish. sul phur, mercurial, iodine, and other medieated bath*, etc. Also an entirely new hath Invented hv HOl'lnß SMITH. It ianamed the ** American Hath.” his In vention combines all (he advantages of the Russian and 'I urkish, together with Hie electric spray a d other ap pliance* peculiar to itself, making it superior •*» any other hvrtropathic application in u«e. The spacious parlors ai.d other mult plieu appliances tor promoting the health and condor: o- path nts, combine to con-tt tute I»K. SMITH'S HYGIENE HOME WA ER ITKR by lar the most complete hygienic e ahliriimenf on tho l aclflc, and affords to the rick and *uffe ingofii tli sea s the su eat, speediest and cheapest means of cure to o found anywhere west oi the Rocky Mountains Per sons d* siring Hvgienic hoard, w ith-uit treatment, can he plensai tlv arc inun dated. )-xanimations ai d ad vice free drily from ma. M to 4 I*. M. *• ree lectures on i hrcnologv and I'hyahdogv, to gentlemen, every Kridav evening Reside* the Water i are. we empl y the l»let C ure Electro-.Magnet!-: « lire, i ifting and Mo toroathic i Hre. and the Venta and l*» > s|<; r u eric * u e - all combined, a e embraced in Hvgienic Medication. Our prices are from fcli.Mi to per week, Hoard. Room and treatment. "ingle Haths, from 60 cents 1 1 *1 • a h lend for* Inmlam MUSICAL ALBIUS, MISKVI, WORK KIIXKH. \!\l» Hl’- SIC BOXES from «’£..»«> t« g‘4on. AMER ICAN WATCHES ami t ALIKO«M A-.MADE JEW ELRY. The best selection to be found is at MAI EIU* niZAAIt Corner of Montgomery and Pine Streets, SAN F'ANTHCO HAIR JEWELRY. nA. CALLEXHEK, Manufacturer. No. • Second Mreet. San Francisco. AMERICAN WATCH IS. CALIFORNIA JfcWfcUY. EST* orders hv mall promptly attended to FLAX SEED -AND- Castor Beans Pacific Oil and Lead Work?, SAN FRANCISCO, Are prepared to FURNISH SEED and CONTRACT for Next year’s Cron nf Flax <eed and Castor Hesns at rates that, w Ith proper cultivation on suitsMe land, will make them aniong the most profit able Crops grown. For further particulars, address PACIFIC OIL AND LEAD WORKS, 3 and 5 FRONT STREET, SAN FRANCISCO.