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Never love unless you can Bear with all the faults of man! . Men sometimes will Jealous be, , Though but little cause they see; I And hung the head as discontent, And speak what straight they will re pent. Men, that but ona saint adore, Make a show of love to more; Beauty must be scorn'd In none. Though but truly served In one; For what is courtship but disguise? True hearts may have dissembling eye Men, when their affairs require, Must a while themselves retire; Sometimes hunt, and sometimes hawk. And not ever sit and talk If these and such-like you can bear, Then like, and love, and never fear. T. Campion. Copyright, 1838, by The Shortstory A man Is liable to make mistakes during his honeymoon. Our was six months old when I made mine. Ruth and I had Just come out of the West, where we had wooed and wedded, to settle down not many miles from her old home. II was a beautiful little New England town, just the place for a charming girl like Ruth to live In. Furthermore, we had taken an artistic little cottage and, to make everything complete, we were to have a Jolly house warming, that I might meet some of Ruth's friends and relatives, especially the members of her old whist club. All the forenoon we bad been In a whirl of preparation, for we were to meet the party on the five o'clock train, and there were the butcher, the baker, and the modern substitute for the candlemaker, to be urged into ac tivity. Then about half past three Ruth discovered that a hand mirror was wanted, and posted off down town after It, remarking that Cousin Alice was most particular about her back hair, and never could get along with out that glass. Hardly had she turned the corner of the next street when a telegram ar rived bearing her address. With that half-guilty feeling that a newly mar ried man has on assuming such priv ileges, I opened It and read! "Theodore coming four o'clock. Meet him. M. R. B." Mrs. "M. R. B." was Ruth's mother, but who the douce was "Theodore"? Ruth would Know, but here it was within fifteen minutes of. train time and she was not In sight Well, I fin ally decided that Theodore must be one of Ruth's numerous relatives, and that it was my bounden duty to go to meet him. When I was half way to the station I remembered that I had not the faint est Idea as to Theodore's looks. But on I went, determining to single out any stray man who might act as If he were looking for some one. There was such a male. His narrow face with dark side whiskers vaguely reminded me of somebody. He acted like a stranger, too, so I rushed up to him. "I am Mr. Crosby," said I. "Are you er look" He said he was looking for Mrs. Ruth Crosby. "Then it's all rteht" said I, "for I am Ruth's husband." We chatted pleasantly until we reached the house. Then we sat down in the ample Shaker rockers on the piazza and proceeded to become acquainted. As if to facilitate mnt ters, Theodore suggested smoking. Even then It w s not until be had produced his cigarette case, and I noticed a yellow stain on two fingers of his right hand, that I suspected him at all. But at that point I thought of something that startled me. Hastily making a flimsy excuse, I rushed Into me house and opened the big photo graph album in which Ruth keeps a pictured catalogue of all her relatives, even unto tho, third and fourth degree of couslnshlp. Tea, there was his pic ture. doing to the piazza, I studied Theo dore thoroughly. I noticed a nervous contraction of his forehead and a twitching of his fingers which convinc ed 'me that It was as I feared. This "I am Mr. Crosby," I said, must be my wife's Uncle Theodore the skeleton of the family closet. I had often heard hla history. He bad. been a bank clerk whose mind bad been, unbalanced by a number of Iff to a Girl Pub. Co. (All rights reserved.) causes. Some said It was because he had worked too hard in trying to un tangle a set of books which bad been hopelessly muddled by an absconding cashier. Others laid his nrntal dis lapse to an enthusiastic study of whist problems while the doctors had ascrib ed bis condition to excessive cigarette smoking. Anyway, be bad, to put it bluntly, gone crazy. I made up my mind to get him to a safe place and keep him there until Ruth arrived. "Let's take a look through the house," I suggested craft ily. Once we were Inside I breathed easier, and led the way straight toward a door at the rear of the ball. The scrimmage was on. "We will begin with the cellar," I said with a wink. "Rare old wine, you know." "The cellar?" There was a queer ring in Theodore's voice as he said this. "I don't think I care to look at your cellar, Mr. Crosby." "Oh, but you must see It This Is an extraordinary cellar. There's not another one like it. I insist, now." , Whether Theodore read my thoughts or not, he drew back in baste. By a quick movement I Jumped botween him and the front door. "What does this mean, sir?" he asked. "It means, my dear fellow, that yon have got to go Into that cellar and stay there until Ruth comes back." "You blithering idlott Stand aside and let me out." "Not much." Then he. made a rush to get past me. "No, you don't," said I. I caught him fairly around the shoulders, and the scrimmage was on. It was as pretty a rough and tumble as I bad been in since my football days. Theodore was no weakling. He jammed me up against the hat-rack, and it went over with a crash. Then I squirmed behind him, and tried to rush him toward the cellar door, but he grabbed the hall seat and handi capped me. But after a few momenta of this, during a wild struggle at the inner end of the ball, I managed to shove him through the cellar door onto the stair landing. , Before he could face about I had turned the key in the lock. I was still breathing hard when Ruth, leading a small boy of ten by the band, and heading a Jolly party of young folks, appeared In tbe door.- Ruth gave one glance at the wreck In the hall, another at me, and then shrieked, "Why, George! What has happened?" "I I've been meeting Theodore," I gasped, fishing the telegram out of my trousers' pocket. "Theodore! Why, here Is Theodore with me my little brother, you know." "That may be your Theodore," said I, "but mine Is in the cellar." "In the cellar?" gasped Ruth. "Yes; I was afraid he might have one of his er spells, so I got him down there, though It was hard work. Perhaps I mussed him up a bit, but he has done as much for me." "George," said Ruth, desperately, trying to be calm, "whom are you talking about?" "Why, Theodore, your crazy uncle. A telegram came while you were away saying that he was coming on the four o'clock train, so I went down and met him." "But Mrs. Crosby's uncle Is 'at I borne," exclaimed one o tbe guesta. Miff; who until now had stool spellbound with amazement at this strange re ception. 1 ' "And it was my little brother Theo dore that the telegram was about," chimed in Ruth. "Then perBaps the man 'I've got in the cellar isn't your uncle at all!" 1 suggested feebly. "Perhaps? Of course It Isn't" said Ruth with fine scorn. "But who is It?" "Look here," I said. "I'll show you who it Is." Leading the way to the parlor, I opened Ruth's almum and pointed' out tbe photograph. "Goodness! That's Mr. Webb," cho rused half a dozen voices. They all left me and rushed to the open cellar door. , "Has be gone?" came in a trembling voice from below. "No, but it Is all a" began Ruth. "Tell him, then," interrupted the voice, "that I am armed. I have found the wood axe." After they had assured him that it was all a mistake and that he would not be harmed Mr. Webb came up. Then it was I learned that he was a member of the whist club, and later, that he was engaged to Ruth's Cousin Alice, and had thus earned a place in the family album. His early appear ance was explained by tbe fact that he bad taken what he supposed was an accommodation train, with the idea of stopping for Alice, and had discov ered too late that it was a through ex press. Well, the tangle was straightened out after awhile, and I did my best to fix things up with Ruth's Cousin Alices future husband. He said he didn't mind it a bit, but I noticed thaj he kept at a safe distance, and not once during the evening did "the man down cellar" happen to play at my table. Labor at Panama. Recent figures from the census bu reau say that there are now more than nine millions of people of the colored race In the United States. Gen. Peter C. Halns, who has had extensive ex perience In public works on a large scale and has been a member of the Nicaragua canal commission and later of the Isthmian canal commission, Is earnestly in favor of the employment of thousands of the black men of the Southern states In digging the water way at Panama. He believes they can endure the cli mate and will be exceedingly useful in that enterprise, and he holds that more of the money paid for toil on that channel between the Atlantic and the Pacific will come back to the advan tage of this country In one way and another if they are employed than if gangs of coolies or West Indian labor ers were sent to the Isthmus. His arguments will find many friends and supporters. New York Tribune. Fatal Music. Richard Mansfield is a stickler for every little point in the presentation of his plays, but now and then tbe unexpected happens in such a way as to provoke a smile from one who is not considered the most humorous of actors. In the final .scene of "A Perl slan Romance" Mansfleld, as Baron Chevrial, falls dead at supper, amid the talking and music. The doctor in the play calls out: "Stop the music. The Baron is dead!" and the curtain falls. On one occasion Mansfield was play ing a one-night stand In a small coun try town where the music of the local orchestra was atrocious. At the sup per scene Mansfield fell dead as usual, but the actor who was playing the part of the doctor cried out: "Stop tbe music! It has killed tbe Baron!" . Even Mansfield smiled. To Time, 0 Time! who know'st a lenient hand t lay Softest on sorrow's wound, and slow ly thence Lulling; to sad repose the weary sense The faint pang stealest, unpcrcelved away; On thee I rest my only hope nt Inst, And think when thou hast dried the bitter tear That flows in vain o'er all my soul held deaf, 1 may look back on every sorrow past. And meet life's peaceful evening with a smile As some lone bird, at day's departing hour. Sings In the sunbeam of the transient shower. Forgetful, though Its wings are wet the while; T Yet, ah! how much must that poor heart endure Which hopes from thee, and thee alone, a cure! -William Lisle Dowles Ancient Specimens of Glass. The oldest specimens of glass, says an authority on curious information, are traced back from 1,600 to 2,300 years before Christ These are of Egyptian origin. Transparent glass la believed to have been first used aout 750 years before the Christian era. It was Introduced into Rome in the time of Cicero and reached a re markable degree of perfection among the Romans, who produced some of the most admirable specimens of glass ever manufactured; an Instance Is the famous Portland vase In the British Museum. Glass was not used for windows until about A. D. 300. Har per's Weekly. . Culture of the Rose. , Rose culture's beginning goes back beyond records. The flower is men tioned in the earliest Coptic manu scripts. India's traditions' take the rose to the times of the gods on earth. Egypt had roses, wild and tame, before the Roman occupation made it, In a way, Rome's commercial rose garden; yet curiously enough, there Is no ref erence to the flower in painting, sculp ture or hieroglyphics.' Japan, In our time, parallels Egypt Roses flourish there, but do not serve as a motif for artists. There s this furtner like ness neither Egypt nor Japan has a rose song, or a love song proper. nAS DONE VERY WELL IS NOT THIS TRUE OF THE RE PUBLICAN PARTY? Has. the Democratic Party Ever Done as Well? Never In All Its History. Can It Do as Well? There Is No Reason to Believe It Can or Will. An admirable beginning of the cam paign which is to terminate in the election of Roosevelt and Fairbanks was made at the great ratification meeting held under the auspices of the Republican club of the City of New York in the large hall of the Cooper Union on the evening of June 30. Among the speakers was Hon. John M. Thurston, former United States senator from Nebraska. The Republican club did well to bring from his retirement this famous orator and stalwart champion of sound Republicanism. Mr. Thurston never falls to say something worth hearing and worth remembering, but he has seldom struck a finer vein of useful 'nought than when he took for his principal theme the proposi tion that "The Republican party has done tolerably well." . With master strokes he rapidly sketched the splendid achievements in recent year3 of the party of prog ress and prosperity. Especially im pressive was bis statement of what the Republican party has done toward enhancing the moral and material welfare of the people of the United States. Said Mr. Thurston: "As we look over the history of the last several years, tbe fruitful his tory of Republican administration, it seems to me that the American peo ple must say that the Republican party has done tolerably well. We find that our farmers and our planters have raised crops such as they never had before. They have fed our own people they have fed the millions of the outside world. Home con sumption and the ability to buy and foreign demand have given them the best prices they ever received. We look abroad throughout tbe land and we find that in these seven years our manufactures have increased to a wonderful degree. We find that our people are busy that they are at work: that there Is no idleness, and general prosperity abides In the land.. "The Republican party has done tol erably well. It has put armies of labor seekers that traveled hopelessly the highways of the land In the roar ing factories, where the wheels are turning, the anvils ringing, the forge fire blazing and the spindles singing. "It has taken our beggars from the streets and placed them In entirely comfortable homes by quiet firesides, where they sit and look into the faces of their happy wives and listen to the laughter and the song of their content ed children. "The Republican party has done tolerably well. It has furnished a place of labor for every willing Ameri can man. It has put the factory next to the American farm, and made the operative in the factory te best pur chaser from the farmer. "The Republican party has done tolerably well. It has turned the great army of Cleveland beggars into the great army of McKinley kings. "We have been doing tolerably well In continuing and carrying out the great protective principles of Hamil ton and Clay and Lincoln and Blaine and McKinley. We have seen to It that tbe yellow labor of the Orient and tbe pauper labor of Europe shall not come Into competition with Ameri can men on equal terms, either on this side of the sea or on the other. The Democratic party agrees with us that we should shut out from entry Into our land th cheap Chinaman and the contract laborer from Europe, for they say and In that we agree with them that every day's Job taken by the cheaper man robs some good American of a chance to do that day's work. And yet that same party which agrees with ns on that propo sition Insists that the product of the labor of that same cheap man In his own country shall come In here free to take the place of the manufacture of the American man and rob. him of the same dv's work every time a day's work la sold here! A POINT AND A VIEW. Cy "We will stand for the protective tariff which has made this land resound with the happy music of -"'the turning wheels. Every time I go out into the great valleys of tbe Ohio and the Mis-, sisslppi, and think of the condition that existed in these valleys and on these hillsides only eight years ago, as I went through the same country, it seems to me that I can hear in the music of every wheel as it turns, in the music of every spindle as it sings, one great grand refrain for the mod ern leader of the protective theory, as it cries out to the wide, wide world, William McKinley for he was the man. "We have been doing tolerably well with the finances of the United States. We have developed our Industries so fast, we have produced so rapidly, that we have changed the great trade balances that seemed about to pau perize us under the Democratic ad ministration, and year by year the in creasing wealth of all the world rush ed into the American treasury. "Year by year Europe pours her tri bute, the tribute to the policy and the administration of the Republican party. We are accumulating wealth so fast that, give us but one more decade of the same kind, and we will not only be the creditor nation of the world, but we will have so much of the money of all the earth that "no nation will dare go to war with an other nation without asking 'America's consent. "We are doing tolerably well." Upon the truth or falsity of these statements the election of 1904 will largely turn. Is it true or not true that the Republican party has done tolerably well? The answer must be, cannot fall to be, in the affirmative. ' Has the Democratic party ever done as well? Never in all Its his tory. Can the Democratfc party do as well? There is no reason to believe it. Ex-Senator Thurston has sounded the real keynote of the campaign. The Tariff and 1904. Some of ' the Democratic leaders say they will attempt to make the tariff the leading Issue in 1904. It is safe to say that the Republicans will be glad to assist them in this endeav or. If there is anything that the Re publicans would be grateful to the Democrats for in 1904, it is for bring- Ing the tariff question to the front, if they do this. Two or three Democrats in Congress have been making anti tariff addresses recently, with the In tention of using them as campaign docisjuents. The Republicans will be glad to assist the Democrats in dis seminating all of that sort of litera ture that they will want to send out. The tariff is a pretty old issue. It has been talked about in many can vasses. In several campaigns It has turned the scale. For a great many years the Republican party has 'stood out sturdily for a tariff which will give adequate protection to American interests. For many of those inter ests the Republicans have been able to secure considerable protection. All the interests that deserve aid of this sort at the custom house the Repub lican party will defend. Let the Dem ocrats be under no Illusions on that point. The Republican party would be very glad to see the issue of pro tection brought to the front by the Democrats. The wiser - members of the Democracy know there Is peril for their party In assailing the tariff, but perhaps some of the tenderfoot leaders of 1904 may be deluded into making an assault on this system. Several excuses were made for Han cock's defeat In 1880, but the tariff was the real cause of bis overthrow. It was the Mills bill, which never passed, that laid out Cleveland in 1888. The Republicans do not need the tariff as an aid In 1904, but they will accept It if 'the Democrats are obliging enough to furnish It. Under the Republican tariff of 1897 the coun try has iad a prosperity almost with out example In Its annals. If the Democrats want to assail this act the Republicans would very cheer fully meet them on that line. If the Democrats make an attack on the tar iff this year they will be conferring a very great favor on every Repub lican candidate, from President Roose velt downward. St Louis Globe-Democrat mm. V,;. Different Kinds of Dairy Association, There are a good many kinds of dairy associations, most of them en tirely trustworthy and others not so much so. In the main, when dairy men go Into an association it is with some high object in view. We notice by the dairy exchanges that in Wis consin an association is trying to come Into existence that is looked up on with a good deal of suspicion by men engaged In dairy work in the state. The cause, of suspicion is al ways found in some way of making money for the promoters. In this case tbe association, which Is for but ter and cheese makers, starts out to get 1,000 members each one of which is to pay $5 entrance fee and $2 per year. The officers of the association are to have for their compensation such fees and dues as remain after paying operating expenses. In the case of securing 1,000 members this would mean receipts the first year of at least $5,000, which might leave a very handsome purse to be divided between the three or four men that comprise the officers. An Investiga tion into the personnel of the associa tion showed that none of the officers were engaged in the making of but ter and cheese, one being a station agent, another a hotel keeper and an other a postmaster. The intentions of the Oreknlzern mav ha nf tho heat hut they will certalply be under suspicion till they have proved that they are not trying to work simply a money making scheme. Molasses for Milk Production. Molasses for milk production is per haps a new idea with . most of our readers. In various parts of the tropi cal lands where molasses Is very cheap, being a by-product of the sugar mills, it is being fed quite extensively, if we can speak of any dairy opera tion being extensive in a land where dairying is little practiced. In Eng land and dome other European coun tries experiments are being made with it, as it is quite cheaply obtained In some localities near beet sugar fac tories. It is not fed clear, but is mixed with various absorbents, among which are sphagnum moss and ground corn stalks. It can be fed only to the extent of one and two pounds a day, but is said to be very palatable and to be greatly liked by the cows. Proba bly if dairying develops much in the South, especially in the cane growing regions, we will hear of the Increased use of this by-product for the feeding of dalrv cows, as It is now being quite extensively used in the feeding ol horses. An Unsolved Problem. There are a good many problems connected with the feeding of swine that have not been solved. One of these is why a certain combination of foods will give better results than certain other combinations. Thus it is discovered that skimmllk and corn fed together give greater gains tnan when fed separately. One hundred pounds of skimmilk has been fed to a growing pig and five pounds of gain made from It. After that 100 pounds of corn has been fed and a gain of ten pounds made with that. Then we would naturaly think that the feeding of the two together would give fifteen pounds of gain. But this does not prove to be the fact. When these are fed together the gain in weight is eighteen pounds instead of fifteen, showing that three pounds was the re sult of the combination. With pigs as with other animals and as with man a variety of foods gives a better result than one alone, even when tbe one is very evenly balanced. Lousy Swine. Because tbe hog Is a thick-skinned animal the Impression prevails among farmers that he is little likely to be troubled with lice. In fact we have known farmers that never In their lives did anything to assist the hogs In ridding themselves of vermin. Yet it often happens .that lice get onto swine in such number as to greatly check the growing of tbe pigs, and the well-being of the old hogs is also af fected by the same cause. The pres ence of lice Is sometimes not noticed till some of the hogs get weak enough to die and some do die. Lice of any kind on any kind of animals can be killed by applying grease; for by the grease the breathing pores of the vermin are stopped up. Yet this work must be supplemented by a thorough cleaning of the quarters Inhabited by the swine. How Air Affects Cream. A French savant claims to have found out that air affects cream very detrimentally on account of the oxy gen in it Perfectly pure air he would have us believe so affects the upper layers of cream that has stood for any time that to get the best results in tbe matter of flavor these layers must be skimmed off and not used In the mak ing of butter. This is drawing the line very close, and we are not sure that he is right In fact our scientists have looked into these matters very care fully and are of the opinion that per fectly pure air does not affect cream detrimentally. There Is, however. room for further Investigation. Seedlings grown In the shady and sheltered woods have their organs for transpiration, assimilation, etc., de veloped for that condition, and when brought out to a light exposed place, are anable to cope with the new con ditions and dl.