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II! ESTABLISHED IN 1878. HILLSBORO, N. C. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1892. NEW SERIES--VOL. XI. NO. 4!. Mckinley wages break down. m-i'nr ok thk "mat., r.rT or- i.-v-.n ( W.,K AUVAMKs TifVI .Vj ' ' j I'MK TWO l'A!.T!f Will! rvi.U'.v j mwumal mai.i facts i.s i;k j -:tt io !:.' rr c;sr:. I Hon. John DevYi'tt "vV'.trnf.---. t, or); '.form Cluo, has c ,a i-JS UlVc'-ti'jHtiori- of the t'.V-FitV i v-e.s when- arc or In;" to tl , th---fg An. die an ' KfM.ori-.ist and otl.-r hi-.-; tari:i anthorit lev, wages have h'ui ad v.v.c.d protected md.isti ie-; sin' O-ioiar, 1 .(.. Tn.:-tv '.oltiiV fX.i'iu;;"! -. V. i ll The. to 4-:,c;i j.lfic- to g,;t t! v ere of Mj';li a j. rv t 'i.-if h" li'-form Club dias published th-d a i. iri.h'r of Tar i If ihdor.n. ami tin- NY-v. Vol ;. V'," . k'y World wvc them full '-v.-.'-. Il V. . i , he rc-li.embcre I th' til' I - fc,I . Hi oao )r'u(-! iti'i ; ... .t W r 1 ' I and Hi Tallh Jlelur.n :i ii,'. f ncrwly D0 w.v.'C re b;- !hns a:: ! -l-H-'i-ou's in r'A -' I in ii; triv'-t 'in-;-'? th MelCirdey act took :! l. The protec ti..;iM who had prou.i-ij higher v.a mm v.itii th- Mcjvinhy hill ari l ha j y,e : fehouiiiig hig'her wul'cs tv;-r sine'-, began fo get uneasy because trfcy could not tt ll anxious iticjuiri V4 cxa tie whec wne-advances had oce :rn. 1. Thev b -ga.a to March, . fe-hrig confident tha'. Wage ; must have' ad Vance 1 in iinriyn! U:- thousand- of proV 'e 1 mill- in th'n c un'..y. Th'v .-er.t out cirfiih-iM t u.;;iiu!af turt-rs a-kiu taMn to report the I" '' th.fct :t;'"s hul heen a'i va.icr:-! in t h. ii mills sincf- C.;toher, - lS''-J. In thi" way a;'l in itii:r ways th-.-y "o to:jf:thT wliat purp'orU;i to" he a li-sto'f w.v.'c aivap-. Appir(;:i'ly it ii,l dm', cci ur to the A,TK.ri( an Efo;ioin;t Cor if it oM'l he was ho anxious to puhlish !!.- li-t that. h- (ii.i 11 ecrii(li-i- tin- i. !-. j.h-imc of an expo-urt-) that ti:'- man ii' m turcrs ini-ht mUstate facts, j erhaps t -ft fn-e advertising, or, it may be, to attract laborers to their miiis. The twenty-three raisei .f ";vaie ,n.lv.mctV v.( re put)lislieil with .a flourish in the Ain ri'-.-ui ICcononust. lepublica:i pajx.r.s v.cic nut. .slow in copying the list. A. 1. ' McKiiilcy liai beeu vindicated and' !: "free trade liars'' sik-need. JJut ttie r-.it fault with the list was that it -:ort; indeed it wai its brevity th.it ed it in more ways than one. It !y exposed the meager restiltn of ' promises, but it circred iuduee ' to investigation wliich a more ii Jablt' list, would hav TiriTludod. f. : I t;.i; protectionists were attempting a -"u'i- of bhilT they should have made a ii -t of i-iveral lniudred advances so tinny that, it wouhi be a very big and wry epi"i-ive p';cce of vork to make if i i r, m n-gard to all. Hut tvfeuty- : ' ca-e-- were ju-t enough to challenge i:ivt?i'Mt;on. If a few of them could ' -hown to b'i incorrect, the already n-'":' ii! would be diminished so that '':, llfjuiblicau editors would be ns.i..::.f(i to pub!i-h it. It wa 'not ex- I by Mr. Warner, when he began the investigation, that the whole Iht was a ;t t i.l ami 'that he would, iu tho ma jority o! ' r.w's get wae 4"eductioni for i i- .'thea jy' lon lit. The fallowing are V.): iinvost p..si!)h? suniuiiries of the I:st, the notations being from the An.'-i.ian Economist's li-t of examples ' a Ivaeee i under the Aleliinley tan l, n i inerea-e l per sent. : . lla-k.i!t r.akcr Car Coripany, Mie : .; :.i City, In 1.. l' per.oeut.M' .i :js were re luce I' from 32jt a - per dav in e in Mav. 10 . and n store No change ! ; 1 v vv; act too., tit Stoddard, V.. Waldtn. i i r c '.e m May, M, v.l of i . c by and -oth'.'l lcs.s- cauie-,1 a rea l . 'ah h to; a) some c :lcjt Ii: not 'vh 'arnden Wo ien C mpa:iyf Cam-; j d-' . M, . , 1" per cent.'' j i-' i.r ;. ..:u 40 1 a raise biciu-e they t ;e i t heavier work ; - weavers cara u 1 e increatl. . ' j '. KiJer i'amine Company, Waiden, j N. Y. , . per o nt." N iova'..ees in ten ears, but leduc- t:--.;s of 10 :md 12 J per cent, since 1S4. "5. Hawt'lorne Mills Coup my.G'enn- ; v:'.;.', r.n., 15 per ceut." Or.e m. n -advanced from 1.15 to l ..25 in July, 102. and nearly all 0 hv 20" employ. r. luced from I'l to 2 r cent, n;- ls'o. "'.. Alfred Dolce, Doleville, N. Y., 2'J per ceut." Altrod Dolge has for years had .a sys tem of encouraging employes to virk lor little and to expect mere, by advrac u : the wage" of twenty or twenty-live f t his more industrious workmen a shil 1 1 a: tne end oi" trie ye ir. In Febru ary, 1&IU, lorty. or- tilty received rids 't.dv ,-!-.oe but iu-Febiaian, 192, no ad va'fce whatever o.curre l and many em-pi..vf.s.- were disappointed. Numerous : dec t ions each year dully offset these i-,d and wi.lely heralded advances. ' T;. Lake Superior Lun:ler Company, Su-.;-''t. Mane, Mich., 15 per cent."-. No advance at alt was made in this planing mill; report was purely for political reason. "Jv .1. CMiass, Roxboro, N. C. 25 1 I . . ; wo or three empiojas ot tins- grist M.d .- iw milt never ,nt I- wages than ejv. The reprt furnished amusement fur cjtiiihUjr. If. L. Ch-pmao, . Wiiite Pigeon, t .MirJ;., 1 o per Cki.ll. ''' oft he two einpiOve liere ii an apprentice :md haddiis w n-jrm advanced to y cents fr day from 25 cents. 1 ". Baltimore and Ohio lUilroad Company, Grafton, W. Va., 20 per cent." No advince1 here,.ut tho few that hav not been discharged by closing of fo indries, etc., have had their waes re duced in the "lit vear from $2.25 to "11. Wilkin & Close, May field N. Y.. 15 to 25 ter cer.t." 0( Mr. Wilkins ays tnr report i f.o.h-n-only the usual advances to new "nan i have occurred. "12. Close. &. Christie, MayfieW, N. Y., 15 to 25 per cent." Same situation aa No. 11. "13. L'antastota Knife Company, Can tavfota, N. Y., 1U percent." In 18H1, by threatening to strike, the -jinplojes got back about 10 per cent, of the 2d per cent, reduction made four oi live vears aao. "11. New York Knife Company, Wulden,. N. Y.aO per cent." In April and in June, 1892, about two-thirds of the workers "by baring a union and by threatening to strike received ad vanc.es' ot from 7 to 10 per cent. A general reduction of 10 per cent, oc eurre I in 18-5, which the company promised to replace if Harrison was eie'. te i. "15. Tho i.aston Knifo Company, Tiioueiston. Conu.. 10 per cent." Same situation as at No. 13. "10. W. F. Epperson, jitdoga, Ind., 10 per cent." Mr. Epirsou'a reply to the Republi can letter sent him U bein widely cir culated by Democrats. Instead of ad vancing wages he has had to shut down his heading factory part ot the time. "17. Pittsburg Reduction ; Company, Pittsburg, Perm., 10 per cent." Tno proprietor knew of no advance1, and was surprised thrlt such a report w as made. "IS. Sultan Ruggy and Carriage Cv.mo.iny, White Pigeon, Mich., 10 per cent." No advances, but more work for the me pay. "l'J. H. Howitzer, Chaseburg, Wis., 10 per ceut.",,. Chaseburg lias fifty inhabitants No Howitzer there. "20. Enterprise Manufacturing Com pany, Manhciin, Penn., 30 per cent." The 'rirls making socks and overalls at 2.50 to $3 n week became dissatis tied amlwere irregular at work. The linn advanced piec? priced from 35 to .45 cents, and from 11 to 15 cents pet dozen. " 2 1 . Si i a w 55 toe k i n Com pany , Lo wel 1 , Mass., 10 per cent." The reduction by Law of working hours from sixty to fifty-eight caused no re duction, of wages of day laborers, but piece workers may earn less. "22. Kings County Kniting Company, Ifrooklyn, N. Y., 5 per cent." The ten or fifteen employes know, o! no advance. "23. Western Knitting Mills, Roch ester, Mich., 15 per cent." Four apprentices were advanced; rnanj others of the one hundred employes re ceived reductions from 15 to 12 cents j er dozen. "24. Western Kuitting Mills, Detroit, Mich., 15 per cent." Wages have not changed for eight years. "'J5. I. ir uley & Davis, Oriskany Pal S N. Y., 25 to 50 cents a day." -T-.vo foremea ami one apprentice ad I var.ced slightly; six weavers and one 1 !.?! sher reductd from 11 to 16 per cent. , t waives of othertive employes unchanged, j "2i. William Carter & Co., High i !a viiie, Mas?., 15 to 50 cents a day." ; V '.?' of ninety employes were advanced ! to pr .vent them fmm returning to Eng ! hind. A few other changes in the mills ! were mad" because new machines were inti du ce 27. McCormick & Co., Harris burg, P. !r.)., 15 to 50 .cents a day." ' i-Yit v laborers wiio-!- wages were re dueed irom .1.2- to ?1.10 iat fall had the ten cents restored in .Tune. Fortj p'Ud ilirs on Febnwry 15, 182, were re duced from i to 3. 50 per ton. Ki-hty-!ive were, throw u out in March, lbJ2. by the closing of one lurnace. "2S. He(. John DeWitt Warner; sh-uid not fon:et the 25,Or)f emoloyes in tne Fall R.ver cotton mills, who had t':ei) wae-cs iuereas-.d on J.ily 11. l i:e iegal eh '.i-e of boats from sixty to tifty-ei-ht per we-k cn'Kt d no re inc tion : vvage-.- bee t is.- toe eai-lo.es -. t : : cinlem plaang a '.f.-if to ge . t ic i .t redu-ti :) of 1 ,er cent : 1 IS-1. A Marked Saimin, lar. Hocked salmon, weighing Of A is, taken from Greea Lake, iays the Kennebec (M-..) Journal, was found to have attiched to the back' fin o3e of the aluminum tags furnished by Dr. W. M. Hair.es, of L Uworth, an I with which fifty of the ?aimon were markei during the spawning season of li. Although exposed to the water for about eighteen months, the tag and silver wire with wiiic'i i: was 'aned to the Sn, were but slightly tarnished, and the number was plainly discernible. A reference to the I s! of tagged salmon which Dr. Haines has sho.vel that the salmon had grown n ine a in length and about a p'i ' Maht since bcinsr tagged. THttEE vv cj fi D3. Thwe ar three lessons I wouli writ TbreA word a w ith burning pen. In traonsT' eternal light Upon the hearts of men: Hove hope. Though elouii environ no-jc, --An 1 gla in hi le h?r face in scorn. Put thou the shadow from thy Lro.v No niht but natli its rnorn. Have faith. V"h-r.jVr thy bark is driven Th calm's hgfjort, the t?mptsts mirth LCnow thou Go-1 r,i'f.H th hosts of heaven, Ti' inhabitants of earth . Have Jotj. And not alone for one. But man man thv brother call, And scatter like the circling sun Thy ebaritievai all. I bus e;rave thes- Ic-s-ujqs on thy siul Hop , faitirand love and thou &balt find Strength when life's surges rudest roll, Light when thou ehse wert blind. Chicago Newi-Reeord. PEG WESSON. A I.KC.rCN'D OF C.I.orCESTRK. T was in Mareh, j . 1745 and the com pany raised in ' Gloucester to join j the e i p e d i t ion : against Louisbur" was to leive town ' with the rising of ! the morrow's sun. . In the spring twi light, three young men made their way, with uoisy jest and song, towards a wretched cr-tta-e that stooil in the out skirts of the town, an3. rapped loudly for admittance. Th.e door was opened by a withered old crone. A candle, burning on a small table, revealed the blackened walls of the interior, the bunches of herbs hang ing from the ceiling, a scant supply of battered pewter plates and coarse earth enware on some shelves in the corner, a few old chairs, and a pack of worn and greasy cards apparently just flung down. "What ye here for? Off with ye i" cried the old woman, when she saw who her visitors were. "Oil, now, Peggy," said the lallest of the three, iu a wheedfiug toue, "we're off in the morning for Louisburg, you know, and we thought we'd pay you a farewell visit and get our fortune told." "I'll Avarrant ye've no siller to pay me ; ; J . r i ing a firm grip on the door . and pushing it a little closer asshe spoke. "Here's a bright new silver sixpence for ye," displaying it as bespoke, "and Tom and Job have more of the same j sort. So now let us come in, and give us a good send off." Tiie money proved an argument not to be gainsaid, and Peggy admitted . them. When they were seated, she took "up her cards, shuffled them, and pro ceeded to tell the young men's fortunes. , Job Ayres came . first, then Tom ; Goodwin. When Mattiu Sauders's turn ; came, and Goody Wesson crossed his ' palm with the coin he handed her, his ; imperturbable gravity, contrasted witn the irrepressible snickering of his com panions, made her suddenly su?uicious. i She gave him a searching glance, theu ; as she was about to place the coin on ', the table with the others, she scrutinize i it keenly and balanced it on her hand. 1 Ayrcs and Goodwin giggled and moved toward the door. But not the ghost of a smile passed over Martin Sanders's lace. Peg struck the coiu smartly . against the base of the iron can llestick and listened to the sound, then pressed it kgainst the edge of the table. It bnt with the pressure. "Curse ye. Mart Sanders," she cried in a sudden fury; "it's lead!" Then Martin Zanders laughed, and tn three, rearing with laughter at the result ; of their poor trick, opened the door of Goody Wesson's cot, and rushed out into the night. She rar. alter them, brardishin-g her staff, and raving like a :na i woman. "i'urrt ye, Mart Sm-iers!" she S't U'-.i; "c ir-e the three ot ye, body a ; i or flt-;h and bocei Curie ye lying Oown and rising up, sleeping and wak- ; id:, living and djiag. I u t,i:e ven ; geance on ve at Louisburg; Til t.e ven j "eance on ye at Louistrirg!" The nigat 1 , nd bore the dismal threat and its repetition te their ears, anl silenccl their laughter as tbey ran down the hi'i to the.r homes i the nioje thickly settled rirt of the town. si The great fleet of n .-ariv one ban ire 1 ve?.is, that made up the ex.itdition ag&iuat Louisburg, saik-d from Boston o the first of April. Favored by wind and j weather, it soou rwMhul Cape Breton I and w?s coastiag along the saore of that island towards its destined haven. In j many of the vessels the soldiers were watching the hi Us and woods on shore, I but every indentation of the coast was familiar to most of the Gloucester men, for they had of a oeea there on their 1 fishing voyages. Their attention was" at- tracted to the singular movements of a solitary crow that hovered persistently above them, now and then alighting on the topmast. As they were entering the harbor ot Louisburg, Martin Sanders was sent for ward to assist in furling the jib. A rope parted suddenly under his feet and he fell headlong into the sea. The last sound that fell upon hi ears oeiore tne rushing waters cio;e i over mm was tne uoarse f-crearmnc; oi tne crow. A powerful current wa running, and it was only with great difficulty thai Sanders was rescued. When the excitement wa over, an I the half drowned man was once more safely on deck, the crew had disapieare J. i ne ueei casi ancnor in the harbor and countless boats took the .nen on shore. Before the siege could . commence, ' the cannon must be landed and placed in favorable position. It was 'arduous toil for the soil was boggy, and the men often 9anlc to tQeir knees, but all worked with a will anJ tae guns; one after another, were landed. Good win and Ayers, with others, were dragging a can no a on a sied :e through half frozen mud, when suddenly with whir of wiMgs a crow alighted on it. j Job Ayers made a dash at it with his cap. At the very instant that he did so, the rear of the sledge sank in the treacher ous soil; the cannon gave a sudden lurch, and the arm he had flung out was caught between the cannon and sledge and hope lessly crushed. The unfortunate man was carried into camp andihis arm ampu tated. The work of siege went on from day to day. Foraging parties were sent out sometimes, for the rations were some what stale, and monotonous, and there was game in abundance in the vicinity. Sanders and Goodwin made twx of such j a party one pleasant May afternoon. ()f ! ten during their hunting they noticed a ! crow circling near them. Thev were , . . , . about returning to camp wiien Goodwin striding across some low shrubbery in search of a fallen bird, thrust his foot into an open fox-trap which closed on his ankle the sharp points penetrating deep into the flesh. His cry for, help was echoed by the ":aw, caw," 'of the, crow. It was with infinite difficulty that hit companions released him. Pale and half fainting with pait and loss of blood he looked up at the crow still near. "I believe it's a witch," he' cried. "Peg Wesson, by heavens!' exclaimed Sanders, recalling the witrh's curse. He lifted his loaded fowlingpiece, took steady aim and fired. : "Caw! caw! caw!" screamed the crow derisively, winging its onward way unhurt. Mar tin Sanders was renowned shot, and never known to miss such a mark before., 111: cuuinauiuus uuii uis isiiuii v. ilu amazement, and though they thougjit it a poor use for good powder and shoh, another and another fired, but with tbt ame result. "It is surely a witch," trie 1 Goo hvin, who, lying on the gra with hastily bandaged ankle, was loo 'ting grimly on. "It is surely a witch, and not .to be brought down by a leaden ballet. Noth ing but silver will bring down a wisch." "That's true," cried Martin Saunkrs. He hastily tore his silver sleeve-buttons from .his wrist. He wrenched them auutler. lt was the work of a minute to load his gun wfttn one o: trie pieces. The crow was still witnin gunsnnt. He tr ok deliberate aimUnd fired. Wounded in the leg, it fluttered down ward-in ies ening rircit, and apparently fell ia. some buh-s ciose by. But careful and pro longe 1 search tailed to discover it. stillV ror :e Jay tr.e woo-amen wno rvs? 1 Pe Wei as nut mornia.' ud r.;gct, on taeir way to ac t iro;a iLeir work-in the forest, notice 1 that there 1 r . Wi no moke in. the chimney. "Peg's off on her br xmstick,M said cce. There' ill luck for i-omebody some xl e:e,' said another. s It was on a niild and sunsy May after noon, when they were -busily hew.ng an the woi?,that they heard a faint mass ing. TLey h ard it repeated ;y, an! at length following the sound they tt.nt uion Peg Wesun lung un the gr j. i and unable to get up. How came she there! They could i have sworn that she had ax passed them on the path, and who could have made I her way through th. impenetrable jaagle ! beyond? . f Though loath to touch her, they j helped her to her feet. She w& uaab.e ; to take a step. Her le was broken. A rude litter was made, eani she was taken j home, uttaring maleilictions all the way. ; A doctor was called. When he ex amined the fracture, he extracted there from a small piece of silver which he carefully preserved. burg' victorious and jubilant at having ' J uestroyeu tne ,"nornev3 nest, taai had long been a torment to Gloucester, they heurd with amazement what had befallen Peg Wesson, for on comparing dates they foun 1 that she. had fallen with the broken leg at the very time that the crow had beeu shot. laanders produced his part of the slHye-button9. The doctor pijiucel his. They were precisely alike. They were linked together aain an 1 can fully preserved by Martin Smiers and his descendants. Indeed they aro kept to this day in the family for aught 1 know-to tue contrary, iney were . brought out and exhibited whenever this remarkable story was told, and it was very often told. Peg Wesson never recovered from her injury. She died soon after and re ceived decent burial, but there is no stone bearing her name in the old grave yard. Pcor maligned, persecuted Peggy! For thee and such as thou, there" should indeed be, there must be, some happier sphere .where the shadows ot eartn ma;, be forgotten iu the glad sunshine o. happiness unknown before. Peggy's cot, untenanted after - her death, long the sport of the elemeuts, has fallen to decay. But if oue cares to know where it stood, its site near th "old garrison" can be pointed out by any of the older inhabitants, for this is no tale of the imagination, but one in which our forefathers and forenutiivrs implicitly believed. Sarah U. Daley, iu Boston Transcript. Vines 6n Walls. In a recent teport of the Secretary of Agriculture it is asserted that the com mon notion that vines ejverin walls tend to produce or promote dampness is so far from being true that the contrary is the case, such covered walls being drier thau tho-e exposed. A moment's reflection would sjggeat that a thicket of leavos acts like a thatch, turo vuig off rain and keeping walls dry. They also have the further effect of prevent ing walls from being heated by tae sua, so that in case of dwellings where the walls are covered during the summer the rooms are perceptibly cooler in conve quenc. The ivy in climates suited to it, i9 probably the finest evergreen for clinging to and covering the wall", but the persistency of its foliage ha been objected to, inasmuch as it prevents the sun from warming the walls during clear days in winter. A vin which possesses an abundance of foliage "in summer ad becomes decid j;,is ia win ter is therefore to be preferred, a 1 1 the best plaut t meet thee repiire'n'm. . the Japan ivy. This p!ant is ner!;- a' lied to 1 the Virgmit creeper, w;i, adorns a:.d enriches the wool -.Vita its New O: ' -.s autumn column. PicaTune. Seven Wonderful Indians. Templet. Majahptiram, India, is graced with even of the naost remarkable temples ia the world, each of these unique placrss of worship having lK?en fashioned from foiid granite balier5. Some id-ti of their ste may be gained from th- fa:t that the smallest of the seven is twenty f' 'if fett high, itvecteen feet long and twelve feet wide. &d is divided ir.to upper and lower stor.es. The "HcvaM-Go.-la-Cia," the largest af the svea, i three and a half stork- 'high,' its yw.u: t- -errd.llng th r- of an Atlantic stea-ii-:, ;. T..f ir.sj U- of the b ej-der has 1 r. t; hilled away ut;til the wall dc txc&A right itjche t thickets. : tloorf ! ve th't of the f un ii- tio-i :.iiirh bout a foot in thick e. Tne uj per -tor e are revbi by a rp.ra. 6tiirwvy, carved from the same pitce ot granit'j. Tr. ecotd largest ol tnese icg'o stone temp e has a r-ortico eleven feet -s.ide and seventeen feet long, orruaJTiente! with four crouching lions an l two elephants, all carved from the same boulder, which goes to make nu the -main building. Lady UoJilvnu'i Juurcai. - . - 'UN. lx ,n on in -JIOuna Coor-tt.e polis nar!' .-I' lck. A IHr.eni mutmsa mm he vel th ummer rt the watering pla-i. Tt- siting. Yrur rm msre cl i on me at nihr." He "!!ow d:.l to a like uy ne .v drr uit ?" ilurer miy lc aa evil, b-.jt it U the. aue of nearly all the industry in this or'.d Puck. It is when a voun fellow in Iot-c ha s ot his head that the irirl tn the case i , , , , , . ikelv to mereifudy lav her own oa his .ho alders. Philadelphia Time. Why does a woman cirry her purse iu ::er hand ia th street? Simply Iwrcaus he thinks it may induce some aim to eek her hand. B.xton Trauscript. If the telephone girl ha a o!t vosc t is next to impossible for th man at the other end of th wire to believe that -4. he isn't pretty. Svnervills Journal. Jarvis "Do you know what' I'm go ug to do with the first hundred dollars I earnf" Jessup "Pay your entrance ee to a home for aged men probably." New York Herald. Baggs (emphatically ) "Now, your wife looks to me like a waman who would absolutely be frighten.- i at noth ing." "Waigs "Exactly; a mouse, for instance." Tid-Riu. "Mabel, this question of mirriage is serious one that I hope you havu con sidered well." Mabel "Oh, dear, yos, auntie, I have worrieU my?eu sick al ready about my trousseau." Chicago Inter Ocean. "I don't see what attraction the girls can find about young Sapley. Why, his' mind is positively feeble." "Yes; but as he hasn't any occasion to uie it they probably have never found it out." Ia dianapolis Journal. "What's Miss Thackeray looking so vexed about?" "Why. she became en igaged in the dark last night, and found out this morning that she has duplicated. He was No. 3 of her former series." Chicago News Record- Philanthropic Visitor (at the jail) "My friend, may I ask what brought you here?" Bad Dick (from the slums) "Yes, sir. Same thing that- brings you here. Poking my noso intd other folks' ailaiis. Only I gener'ly weut in by way of the basement winder-" Chi cago Tribune. Bi Leaves at Bread. The largest loaves of bread i aked ii the world are thue of Franct and IUly. The "pipe' bread of Itaij is baked io loaves two and three feet long, while iu France the loave are mile ia the hape of very long rolls four and five feet in iength and in many rven il feet. The bread of Paris h ditr.butcd al mot exclusively by wo i-.en, who go to the various bske houses at half past fivo a. m., and spend about an hour brushing and polishing the loave. A f ter the loaves are th aro ighl j cleaned of dust and int the porte ise de aia proceeds on the rouud of her customer. Those who live in apart ne tt .,r fia's find their loive leaning is gai at thi door. litsta iratears nu i th hariog h!reet entrance to their prmis: lia 1 ti.eir supply of the ?taff of life propped up a.-ainU tii- front 1 Kir. Th: wii euned Uy the: lr- 1 1 carrier, vary ir 1 a a c.j io.e 01 : hillings ! half erowa diy, or fr rr fifty to :x!y-tnre; and one i.a'f ' -:U of Untei Su naney, and their dv wark is c-irnpktl by ten or evea hi ii the ra:.rnir. ' StW Y it. Herald. Marvels tf Jaggltry. Ciia jatvilli, of Pri.?, Is the Pi! c in jwiede 1 king of mlera jsgglers. He prf r:r several sterna oglj .'alble fe., the mast tcn.riAi riag hU .'s'a 1 11 "egg,, plate aa 1 ctaaaa ball tricic. He taei a thin china dish, a c a it -a ii ha' 1 and s :lf teen pound 'ran am baU ito tae Uge. He first taeiheeg an 1 tUrw it fiftca or twenty .tt into the air, cvxhia it 02 Mi't pat-! with at frjctjrrig the egg; a:. ia the leaU. Nx h thrjs the '.n a!1 higa in th ir aa I Citch .I oa the. plate w.tnoat even as maca ai era' iisg iar thia eat ai! oa the china re. T?ie-. rnarvslau ft are all per fur Jied without srsia or 2rt, an 1 Hit u:mo$. ease aai certainty. Tha tsormou disparity of weight, air aal i.ap existing b-stwaen thess thte ob aru .-cases the throwing of them frona uand tf hand with unerriag ctrtainty u;ust difficult Laik.8t. Louii Republic.