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CASUS MUST Uli HAD. llectalon of the Department In Contest ed Citizenship Cases Scores the Dawes Commission nnl Advises Different Course tltreatter. Spocial to tbo Ardmoroito. Washington, D. 0-, Juno 23 By an attempt to apply technical rules and regulations to Ignorant people in the Ohoctaw nation tbo Dawes commis sion has Bquandorod mcro than $100, 000 o( public money. At the same time It attempted to doprlvo more than U500 ignorant peoplo of their properly rights, and as a result the department of the intorior has di rected a rehearing of all the Missis sippi ' Ohoctaw citizenship cases which have thus tar beon disposed of by the commission, and admonish od the members of tlio commission to pursue n dillorout courso in its doallngs with tho Ignorant Indians in tbo future. Such in brief is tho decision of tho department In a eontaoted citizen ship caso brought in the name of Lizzie Woodward, a Mississippi Ohoctaw woman, which mado a tost case beforo the sccrotary of the in tenor in order to relievo tho depart niont of tho necessity of going through and carofully considering sorao 1600 similar cases. Tho queB tlons involved are unique, running back to 1830, at the time of tho nego tiotion of tho Dancing Rabbit Treaty under which tho Choctaw Indiana moved to the Indian Territory and settled upon their present rosorva tion. Tbo llth article of tho treaty provided that all Mississippi Choc taws who dosired to romain in Mis siselppl could do so by notifying tho agent within six monthB of thoir in- tontlon to retain their lands, and that those so romalning should havo an equal Interest in tho landB of tho nhnctnw Indiana removing to tbo Indian Tcrritoiy, but not in tbo trl bal money. Accordingly over 7,000 Mississippi Choctaws remained. Tho Indian agent in charge of tho Mississippi Ohoctaws at tho time of tbo negotiation of tho treaty, enter ed into a schomo with planters In Mississippi to defraud tho Indians who deairod to remain out of thoir lands. This was shown in tho ie,o.-t of a special commission appointed in pursuance with an act of congross which made a thorough Investigation in 1830. Tho scheme of tho agent was to fail to record thoso Indians who remained oast, thus diminishing tho amount of land which tho In dians might rotaln In tho stato. Ho mnnrtPi! to tho department the names of only 1 Indians roraalning while a subsequent investigation doveloped the fact that over 7,000 re mainod. In 1831, 1632 and 1833, tho govern inent provldod for the removal un dor military supervision of such In dians ob might deslro to go to tbo irwiinn Tnrrltorv. During thoso 'throo vears thero was a heavy mi gration, which continued to a limit od cxtont for sevoral years later, i Is these Mississippi Ohoctaws that tho Dawes commission has refuseu to enroll upon tho ground that tney hvn not boon ablo to furnlsli sutuci nnt evidence of thoir membership in the Mississippi Choctaw tribe. From information received at th department it developed that In ox umlninir those applicants tne u commission submitted purely tochnl cal dUOEtions. Tho appllconts wero asked whothor their numos or th nameB of their fathers or mothors ii nnon anv of tno triua rolls? Replying tbnt they did no know, thoy woro thon uskod undor what particular article of tho troaty of 1830 thoy clalmod tno rigm membership? To this tho latter query thoy invariably repliod that thoy did not know. Uno Ohoctaw woman stated that sho clalmod right nnmiimnnt undor tho entire "treatment." Aftor a technical ox omlnation along thoso lines tho ap pllcants woro rejected by thp com mission. When tho papers woro sent to th commissioner of Indian alTairo fo approval.ho instituted a quiet but caroful examination, wnicu resuiiuu in disclosures not at all compllmont arv to tho members of tho commis sion. In his report upon tho casos to Sccrotary Illtohcock, Commissiono Jonos sovoroly arralgnod tho com mission, pointing out tho fact that tho Indians had beon compoilou to answer puroly tochnlcai questions .,nf nrnnor oimortunlty had not beou afforded thorn to establish the! .i.imI thnt whoro allldUvltB wero niTfired tending to prove tho appli cant's right to citizenship, thoy bad hoon arbitrarily thrown out oy tu oommisalon as tpurlous. After go Inp into the casos in detail tho com mission rocommended that all tho papers be returned to tno coraims elon with Instructions that thoy re open tho cobob and pursue a moro liboral policy In dealing with tho un lettered and unoducated peoplo. 11 urged that tho commission bo di rected to hold mootinga at such places as would be convonlont to the applicants, bo as to relieve them oi tho neceBsity of going tnllos away to resent tbelr crises. In the opinion andod down by Acting Secretary Ryan In tho case of Lizzio Wood ward, which wos in rule a test case, the secretary review the action of tbo commission brtlly, refers to the smmlsslonor of Indian affairs' re port and returns tho case to the Dawes commission with instructions to insMtute further Investigations A copy of tho commissioner's lottor severely arraigning the Dawes com mission Is also enclosed with tho secretary's decision. Tbo socrotary ays in part: Tbo name of the applicant Is written in your records as Lizzie Woodward, although her application nd pnpors filed with it aro slgueii Lizzio Woodard, In horappllcatlou, which Is sworn to by her, Bhe traces er claim back to Tom Woodard and Mary Mingo, both alleged to bo blood Mississippi Choctaws, whoso son, Lewis Woodnrd, Is tho father of this applicant. The record of her oral oxamlnation. and sho was tin- only witness thus examined, shown no question wan asked as to her grandparents and tho record docs not show that any effort was made to ascortaln wbotbor thoy wero In fact Mississippi Choctaws. It seems that Lowis Woodard applied at tho amo timo for I JontiOcation by you as a Mississippi Choctaw, and It may ho all tho facts as to his parouts vroro dovolopod In tho examination of his claim. If bo, those facts should havo boon considered by you in tho examination of tho daughter' claim and should havo been brought to tho attention of this department In cases liko this, whero several par ties cf ono family presont claims their casus should bo considered to getbor to tho oxtont. at least, of tak ing into consideration in connection with each, all the facts doveloped in connection with all tbo other claims. Indeed, all the facts shown by your record, or within your knowledge, Directing a claim pending before you should bo considered by you in con nectlon therewith and should tic mado to appear in the rocord to bi submitted to this department. It does not appear that any ex amination baB beon mado to ascer tain whether this applicant or nry of tho persons mentioned as hor an cestors were over enrolled as Mis Bisslppi Ohoctaws, or rocognizod us Biicn by tbo tribal authorities. 'As appropriately said by tho act ing commissioner of Indian affaira, tho only interest tho government has In thiu mattor is to seo 'that oxact justice bo done, that ovory person bonoBtiy entitled to participation be sought out and carod for and that every spurious claim bo, beyond per advonture, shown to bo spurious To attain this result it Is necessary that your commission should make such an investigation of each claim as will develop all tbo facts ossontial to a Just and satisfactory conclusion ns to tho rights or tho claimant That has not beon dono in this claim of Lizzie Woodard, and tbo papers aro for that reason roturnod for furthor inquiry. You will adviso tho claimant of this and afford hor an opportunity to present such further testimony as sho may bo ablo to pro duce. Tbo commissioner ot Indian ailaira will bo requested to forward you such rolls ot the Mississippi Ohoctaws as may bo In tho possei--sion of his otllco. to assist you in the idontitlcatlon of persons claiming rights ne bucIi." Thoro are now 198 similar cUBes in tho Indian otllco, which will bo re turned to tho commission in u few days. In addition, thero aro over 1,000 casos which havo beon passed upon by tho commission which havo not jot boon Bont to tho department. Secretary Ryan's decision moans that tho Dawes commission must re open all of theso casoa, furnish op portunity to tbo claimants to estab llsh their rights, accopt depositions anu amuavits, anu unauy ma no a complete record of each case for submission to tho department for tho guidanoo ot tbo secretary. A IJrcat IScwapaper, Tho Sunday edition of tbo St. Louis Republic Is a marvol of modern nowspapor ontorpriso, Tho organ! zatiou of its nows sorvlco Is world wide, comploto in ovory department: In fact, superior to that of any other nowspapor. Tho magazlno soctlon is Illustrated in daintily tinted colors and splon did half-tono pictures. This section contains moro high-class literary mattor than any of tbo monthly magazines. Tbo fashlonB Illustrated In natural colors aro ospocially valu ahlo to tho lauies. Tho colored comic sootion is a cenulno laugh-makor. Tho funny cartoons aro by tho bost ortlats. The humorous stories aro high class, by authors or national roputation. Shoot music, a high-olaBs, popular song, Is furnished free ovory Sunday in i ho Republic. Tho prlco of Tho Sunday Ropublio uy mail one yoar is J'.'.uu, tor sale by all news dealers. THE TRAFFIC PROBLEM. James J. Hill's View of the Situ- ation and Its Future. BIO INTERNATIONAL CONTEST ON. II In n I'IkIiI on Hie- llliili Sens, Siiya tlir (irnt Nortlirrit Hull" n ' lrm lilctil, mill l Sitt l.ucnl Cmit Mrn ulr Coin I nil I-'iir Triule Will, III Fur liuvt. James .1 III1I, president of the (treat Northern railroad, talked to a New York World correspondent at Minneap olis the other day about the transports!- tion problem of the world and of thu mtlvlty among tht rnlltuuds for trullle ('resident Hill Mated positively that the purchase of the Itiirlliigtou bad been accomplished by the Northern loads. He said: llii' condition that two-thirds of the Kurllngtou shares ho dcHislted for ex change for lireut Northern-Northern I'm lllc bouiN uu or before May 'M has been more than met. In fact. 05 per cent of tint slinres him neon deposited with thu directors on May IS. when l left New York. The (Iff lit Is ot. the high sens," said Piosldout HIM. "The sreut tralllc coll test Is between the Puclflc oh the one hand and the Suez uoml and Cape Horn on the other. It In not a light lietwon this. Section or city or road or-the other at least so far ns 1 am concerned. It is a big c) iK-.stlon of tnilllo development. It Is a question of commercial development uud Industrial development for tin' country at Isrgo. Our competitor Is hot here, not in New York, not hi San Francisco. He Is on the high seas Our fight Is national, or. nit her, It is In ternational. Our problem Is to get hold of the commerce of the I'aclllc ocean and bring It across the I'aclllc and across the United Suites Instead of al lowing It to be diverted nroiiud the globe via the Suez canal and Cape Horn. During the next SO years we may grow to lr.u.oou.uno. uiiat snail we do with this population? Not over one-third, or 50.000,000, can be employ cd In manufactures, railroading, trades mid the professions. The bulk of the remaining 100.000,000 must go to the land. I'he grent Increase will be In the val leys of thu Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri and westward, the fertile prairies of the great central west and beyond, whet ever Irrigation Is possible. Now, then, what will these 100.000,000 on the hind of the west produce? Food will they not? The millions of people across the I'aclllc are able to buy principally only what they are compelled to buy to bus tuln life food. Just the product which the present coming population of Amur lea's great central and western zone Is prepared to furnis!.. "The next questions are: How shall It be handled? lty what route shall It go? Slum America hauiiic it or i-.ii rope? Will It go by the I'aclllc or by the Suez and the Horn? I hope that America will handle It and by the l'a clllc. Orography and nature declaru It, and trade cannot resist them." "ANNIVERSARY DAY." Inlerrntlim l'i-iiliirr of llir Riniilny Sellout I'm mile In llrooUIn. The seventy-second anniversary of the Rrooklyn Sunday School union wns observed the other day, says the New York World. More than "iT',000 chll dren turned out. and the streets of the borough were filled with paraders brass bands and fife and drum corps. It was nearly -I o'clock In tho after noon when the reviewers took their places on the stand In Long meadow Prospect park. There were present fully 50.000 men, women and children. and the police had dltlictilty In making a passage for the marching hosts. In the Clinton avenue branch a bit of oriental color was added to the par ade by the Chinese pupils of the I Inn son Place M. IS. church. The reature of the heights division wns the body of children from the Mayflower mis sion. attached to Plymouth church, They were garbed as fairies and drag cud with silken ropes a small 11 out upon which was a reproduction of thu Mayflower. The iinnuol parade of the Sunday school children of the Oreenpoint sec tion wns also held on tho same day There were about 0.000 In line. Tho levlewlug stand was at Meserole ave uue and Leonard street. Alilrrlen UiikIuiiiI'ii lti-iil lllvnl. America Is thu enemy. It Is a cen tury and a quarter since Horace Will- pole wrote. "I believe Knglund will be conquered some day In New England, uud u buudred years since Mine, de Stnel said to the American, "You aro the udvance guard of tho btimau race: you have the fortune of the world." Today, says the Loudon Truth, the cen ter of coinnicrclnl at ,! financial gravity has shifted from London to New York, anil Washington, not Westminster, to be the center of civilization. I'lirope la Allirlili-il, There Is a disposition In some Euro pean countries to form a couunorclal alliance against America. The fact In Itself would indlcato, says the Philadel phia Times, that thoy felt they were already up against It. Would Convince PnrelKiivrs, A national art gallery In Washington would be a good thing to prove to for eigners (lint there Is really such a thing as art In this country, suys tho Roston Traveiur, something which they are not prone to believe. Our Sun n Smnll Our. I The sun Is ulmtit 'iJ.ink -nhi miles off. 1 The only way of uicasin Ing the dN tiiuro of a II x iil star Is by pnrnllax, and oenrcoly more than half a datum can be estimated that way. Suppose the sun Is here. In spare, on .Inn I. On .lulj 1 be will be ISI.OtHumo miles over tin-re. I'lil Is the have of measurement The observer who wants to tstlniati- the distance of, say. the stor A Centaurl notes Its position with regard to the next star. In six month he notes again, and If they are separated by a dllferent distance a so called parallax Is established, and some t-alrulatloii can Do mane or the distance or the nearest one. In the most favorable cases this parallax Is extremely slight. What Is the sun made of? The lines of the spectrum give an Idea of his chemical properties, but beyond that all Is li.vH)t bests. Ills ubtahce. as a whole. Is of much lighter u nterlnl than the earth, but yet thero nun be a hard nud heavy llery pudding Inside, for there Is a light and thick outer coating. named thu photosphere, Outside this, refining away to an unknown distance, Is the chromosphere, of but air, so to speak. Tho spots are rifts through the photosphere, coming and going, and some are so low that our whole enrth could bo shot right tlimiiKli. with a thousand miles to spare all mound. When a total eclipse covers tho sun, Humes to the height of tlioiiHands of miles aro seen out of the photosphere. The sun Is a hundred times larger tlinu the earth, an easy thing to say, ami yet our sun Is believed to bo a rntlier small one. For Instance, Slrlus is at least nine times ns big. Imperial. Hall's Cu in Ihii Slur)-. It Is not probable that a better story teller than ex Lieutenant Governor Da vld A. Mall of Missouri ever stood lie- fore an American audience, in 181)0 he was trying to persuade the gold Democrats that, notwithstanding the fact that they dlffeied from the regn lars on tho financial Issue, tliey agreed with them on so many points that thoy ouglit to vote for Rryun anyway. He wound up that part of his speech is follows: 'How would a Mossback Missouri Democrat look voting with the ltepub Means? I will tell you. I n In l'lke county nn old chap undertook to coin mlt Hiiicldo by hanging himself with a blind bridle. Just as he was about dead his son cut him down. The old man rubbed his eyes and said, 'John. If you had let mo alone n minute longer I would have been In heaven. 'Yes, replied the boy; 'you would have cut a deuce of a llgurc In heaven looking through a blind bridle, wouldn't you?' And that," concluded Mr. Rah. "Is the way a Missouri Democrat would look voting for a Republican under any cir cumstances whatsoever!" ChaaipClark In Saturday Evening Post. In a Gonil llrrnlifiiftt Xrressnrj-f Yes, A good breakfast Is the physical basis ' of n day's work. Thu American break- fipjt, regarded with so much horror on the Ktiropcnn continent, has coutrlb-! utetl largely to make the nation what' It Is today. It enabled our forefathers' to do an amount of work which It ap-1 pals foreigners to contemplate. As n rule there Is something wrong with the tunii or with his habits If he cannot eat a good hrcukfust. A man who works at high tension all through the morning hours without this sub stantial foundation Is working entirely UKn his nerves. That means disorder ed nutrition and sooner or later bank ruptcy and collapse. 1 If a man gets up In the morning with a bad taste and no Inclination for food, 1 It Is because his system Is full of waste i and his circulation of obstructions. Let him make a radical change in his hab its and train his digestive organs to ac commodate a nourishing morning meal Medical Rrlef. A Ciirlinm I'rrnr. The Rev. Dr. F.dwnrd Hvorett Halo told how a curious error crept Into the translation of the Lord's Prayer Into the Delaware Indian tongue. The Kng llsh translator had as an assistant an Indian who knew Iitigllsh. "What Is hallow' In Delaware?" asked the trans lator. The Indian thought he said hal loo" and gave him tin equivalent. Therefore the Delaware version of the Lord's Prayer reads to tills day. "Our Father, who art lu heaven, hallooed he thy name." A flood Klilcllt. "Don't you think that If I bad lived lu the days of old I would have made a good knight?" ashed the young uiuii who had been talking ancient history from 8 to 11 p. m. "I don't care so much what you would have made then," wearily observed the young lady, "but you might see what kind of a good ulght you can uirUe right now." llaltlmore American. Involution of Corn. Cora, with Its "I to 3'.' rows under cultivation, was once but a coarse grass, hiding eacli seed It produce! un der a husk, as wheat and outs now do. Drought out to the light and sun, with a chance to get at enough plant food, ,'t has worked Its wy up to eight rows of seeds, covering these with one hu-k. The farmer nnd nature together have added the extra 10 and 'J I rows. AVIIlInu In Help. "The echo Is much ufore effective." said the guide In the Alps, "If a shot Is tired. Has unybody a revolver?" "I don't happen to have my gun . Ith mo," remarked the "Chicago mail of th-' party, "but here's n kilfe."-15xcliange Most of the dnndlcl of tbo Oeorglnn period took as great ii ploasure lu see ing themselves caricatured as our gen eration does lu seeing their photographs In thu shop windows. The roflnIng of sugar wns Invented tu Antwerp In tho sixteenth century. MADE CARNEGIE WEEP. Steel King Greatly Moved by Poor Anarchist. PRIVATE INTERVIEW OBTAINED. Silliiut-l .Mttiti. n Slrrrnur I'liNm-nitrt on tin- St. l.ulll", In liiiiilliiin-il Word lli-cliir.il Hint All I lie I'M lnnlliroili(' I'rlnrelj- illl Werr lull n MnoUrry In I lie ll,irt-in-il. j Samuel Mlntz, a New York anarchist, has teported to the New York anarchist group an Interview lie had with An drew Carnegie aboard the American liner St. Louis. Following Is an nl fctraot of his report, says the New York Journal: The trip of thu Caruegtes was purely one or pleasure. I sailed In the same ship, iHiund for ICurope to help my fam ily, who were In great distress. Know ing that Mr, Carnegie wns on the St. Louis. I thought It a pood opportunity to endeavor to gulu an Interview with this tunii who had set all the people allaine. True, I wns a steerage imMM'nuer, and Mr. Carnegie and family occupied the finest cabin that eoiild be found on board the St. 1-ouls. Hut 1 determined not to be daunted by this fpel. When I gathered enough courage to approach the llrsi cabin, I was ordered back by an olllcer. Rut one day Mr. Carnegie, as a matter of courttsy. visited our quarters below deck, attended by n ship olllcer. "Now," I said to myself, "now Is tho time to talk to him." I approached him, hat In hand, nnd said: "(iood morning. Mr. Carnegie, I am one of your edd employees, and I would like to speak to you." He reached out his soft, white hnud and grasped mine, saying, with n slight smile: "Good morning. I will tnko you to my cabin, where you can say all you wish." 1 walked away with Mr. Carnegie, the other passengers regarding us with a great deal of wonder. Untorlng the cabin. Mr. Carnegie pointed to a seat which I took, and then begun the con vernation. "Mr. Carnegie." said I. "I havo read In the newspapers of your gift of $5,- 000.000. I It truer "Yes. It Is true." he said. "Here Ih a copy of the letter I have sent to tho managers of the steel trust. I will read It to you." "Mr. Carnegie," I said as he finished "would you ever want to lie dependent upon the charity of nny one?" "No, certainly not," ho answered. "Rut say on." "Mr. Cnrnegie. do you think It Just for n man to have surplus wealth? Can you deny that this wealth Is not yours, but the wealth of the miners whom you desire to help through your charity and who have produced It? Do you know that the surplus wealth Is hut the unpaid wages of the men who havo contributed so greatly to your success? Do you know that the Interest on that $1,000,000. which amounts to S'.'OO.OOO, out of which the miners nre to receive their pensions. Is but the product of the same laborers or laborers at large? You give money for the erection of libraries In Iloim stead, Rraddock and Duqiicsuc. Do you not know that the majority of the miners nud their children nre un able to rend uud write, because they never have had the op'iortuuity that you and men of your caliber have had 7 "Do you not know that these miners have not the time to go to tin libraries and read, because they are la-low In the mines from 5 n. m. to -1 p, in., and on their only day of rest, Sunday, they are too tired to drag themselves dowu to thu library? Why are you now willing to give so much to the miners, when you were so unwilling to yield them their meager demands, which were but a little part of what was Just? "Why did you not prevent their daughter at Homestead, Rraddock and elsewheru where your Interests were Involved? You see that 1 am a crip pie. Do you know that this Is the workof you and your helpers the au thurifies who protect you and your kind alone? Your churlty ball I it Is but a mockery." Ry this time both Mr. Cnrnegie nnd I wero very much excited. Mr. Came gle, however, bade me sit down and quiet myself, nnd at the same time ho would endeavor to calm his own I feelings. 1 took ji book from my pock et and reud from Marlon 3 poem "From the Teeth of the Oruy Wolf," these stnnzus: , t'KOJt TIIK TKRTII OF THE CUAY W0LP. Tin- cunt ot fittirr anil met hen rattle mail II) Ii ! if tit ot llxlr rmmJrrrO dtail Shall rltitf all nlk'lit In ) our ttraloliiK taia At jciu tvu on jrour ttccp Hrd U-J, And mrn thall rite from untoildfd irrartt. In riitn Mai luoitrhi awl mturt. And jrgur blood thill Irrttr at e mm the gaze Of the Khiitl. unbroken llnra. ' iltn e have robbed and killed and tent To dutrurtlon In Rrevtoine placet Hen aj bleeding and brvlM-dtatKl cnuhtJ, Witt) their dad, aecutins (area. On the Unset ot thete, the tliln, no more Shall ye lie at jour lull ttretcheil rate. For the tol o( the norm lint la coming alalia At no echo ot Chrut bid peace When I finished, there were teors welling up In the eyes of both Mr. Car negie and myself. He aihed tne leave thu poem with him. I did so, and gntliorlng my sensoe together, for I was much unnerved, I left the cabin. Mr. Carnegie was too nervous to ask mo to visit his stateroom aguln. I'nor Time l-'nr Viietilloim. It Is a wise railroad olllclol who stny close to his otllco those days. If he takes a trip, sayn tho Omaha Reo. ha to liable to return und find new owners lu control of the road. Anatoli lii lip III lrlriwl. "There an- ph nty of men it thin world," said the head of the firm, ad dressing the clerk ho had summoned luto tho private olllce, "who can Iroco their successes directly to what thoy at first considered failures. I knew n nmn who 'JO years ago was a clerk It) a clothing store. Ills employer dis charged him for Incompetency. Ild hunted through all the clothing stores lu town trying to get another Job, but couldn't Uud one, nud at last, almost starved, he got n place as a bmkumatu on one of the railroads. Today he Ik practically the head of that road, drawn a salary of $'J."i.000 a year anil regards, the man who discharged him long ago as the best friend he ever had. Now, be Is only one of hundreds of men who hove had similar experiences. So yon seo what at hrst seems a misfortune may often be a real blessing In dls guise." The joung man hid a yawn behind his band and, thinking of the live broiled lolmter he had the night beforo helped n certain soft eyed croflture to remove from the scene, languidly re plied: "Yes; I know that has frequently happened. Did you want to stenk to me nlMiut anything In particular thla morning. Mr. Yamsley?" Oh. no; nothing of special Impor tance," the old Henlloiiinn replied. only I'm golu . i- 7lve you n chanco to look back so- -P.y nnd regurd mo ns your best frlei Qood'ty. I hope you'll have all kinds of success at whatever you decide to go at."-Glll cage Herald. I'mili'i mill lli-tluloliK Monk. There Is one kind of business, accord ing to a New York man prominent In- that does not enjoy easy lluauclal conditions. It Is that of publishing de votional and religious literature. Thin publisher explained this auoiiuilous condition ns follows: When everybody Is prosperous. there Is no very great dumand for our publications. People aro happy, ami they do not go to church to nny grent extent. Preachers will tell vou that church attendance Is never so good In- prospnous times as It Is In periods o financial simlts. "Lot a panic come on. however. At first our business feels It ns keenly as any other line. Peoplo suddenly ceaso buying everything except what they are obliged to havo. As times fall to Improve, people take iuotf to going to- church. Attendance Increases very perceptibly. In a few weeks we cai tell It In our business. There Is n greatly Increased demand for devo tloual books of all kinds. The busP- uess Increases, and at the very height of the llnnnclal troubles we do tho largest business. As times get better you can see our trade- In this line ot publications gradually drop off until,, when prosperity again comes rotmd. we settle down to a normal business quite different from the booir we had been enjoying." New York Times. I.I ft- Alimiril nn Areflu Hunt. The days and weeks pass without our taking nny account of them. We get up at 0:30 In the morning. At 7 wo feed the dogs. At 8 we have breakfast. nud at 12 we dlno. Then we work till 0:.'I0, when we have supper, after which we smoke nnd play cards or chess till bedtime. It Is not nt all cold. Rarely does the thermometer descend1 below zero. Yesteidoy the sun shono gloriously. The Ice reflected It with a blinding glare uud lu brilliant colors. The ship has withstood all the as saults of the Ice. It Is splendid to seo how it breaks up Ice that Is sometime three or four feet thick. At other times, when It is even thicker, the ship Is rushed against It nt full steam. Tho -shock splits and breaks It vary often for a distance of -10 or CO yards. Tho Duke of Ahruzzi Is always on tho bridge and loses no oppot (unity of get ting ahead. Sometimes he does not even come down to his meals. When ever we get the smallest opening, ho orders us to go on. nud we are glad oC It. hccniibc the more we advance at the present time the less we shall have to do next year. Leslie's Monthly. Traps In I'rrneh. A frequent trap In French for the mi wary Is the difference of meaning It similar phrases. For example, "falro feu" means to Ore a gun. while "falro du feu" means to light a (Ire; "totubcr par terro" conveys the Idea of falling to the ground from one's own height, whereas "totubcr a terre" means to full from any height In other words, to tumble down and to tumble off. Id the same way "trailer de fat" mentis to call a man a fop and "trailer en rol" to treat hi in like a king. Tho Rngllsh word "bore" may be expressed In two ways "un raseur" gives tho Idea of an active bore and "uue liassl noire" of a passive bore Academy. Moat L'iim lioleaiimr-. "I think I'll have some of those crul lers," said .lones at )he lunch counter. "Don't you want some?" "No." replied Smith. "They don't agree with inc." "That m?" "Yen I couldn't ven eat the tiojo In. ono without gettlug dyspep3la."-jPbll-adulphla Recurd. A flood lieu I l II I if. , He Ipassloi.utelyt What dlfTerpnco does ft make whero wo go on n wed- ' ill iig trip? 4 She Rut don't yon think wc slttjuhl spend enough money to keep up a pournuces?-Detroit Free Frens. ' There are fow bearded moil In Cltlnnv Men who have grnndchlklrun junjt wear a mustache, nnd many take nd vauttwe of the privilege uud arc culled ''old tmlr men." Twice a year. In the llrst week In April and Oetoher. the Chinese carry, food to their dead.