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THE FIRST WOMAN.
An Olil i:nlrrtt l.raniil Tliul Telfm Ilor Slio Win CrrnlPila Tho Inst section "Of n Kinder of the Moon Hctldcnwl by the HoUIiir Hun" In tho Sanscrit work called tlio "HurRlng of tlicOconn of Tlino" contains n legend conceriiltiff woman's creation which In commonly credited throughout Imlln, and which runs notnowlint on follows: At the bcslnnhif: of time. Twitfihtrl, tho Vulcan of Hindoo mythology, created tho world. Uut when ho wlnhed to crcnto n womnn ho found ho hnd cm ployed nil his tuntrrlnU In tho creation of innii. There did not remain one solid element. Then Twnnhtrl, per plexed, fell Into n profound meditation, lie rouned hiniHplf to do ns follows: lie took the IlKhtnrM of the lonf and the K'unro of the fawn, tho B.yeiy of -the sun's rays und tours of tho mint, the Inconstancy of tho wind, mid tho timidity of tho hnre, tho vnnlty of tho peafock ntid tho noftnw of tho down cn tho throat of the swnllow, tho harshness of tho diamond, the sweot flaor of honey, tho cruelty of the User, tho warmth of tire, tho chill of nnow, the elm tier of tho Jay mid tho cooing of the turtle dove. lie melted nil this and formed a woman. Then ho mado n present of her to liiftti. UlRht days later the man came to Twnshtrl and Bald: "My lonl, the creature you gave mo poison my existence. Bhe chatters without rest, nhe taken all my tlino, Bin laments for nothing nt nil and Is ill iways III." And Twnshtrl recel ed tho woman again. Hut eight daya Inter tho limn came ngnlu to tho god and wild: "My lord, my life Is very solitary since I returned thin creature. I re member hIio danced before my Ringing. I recall how she glanced nt mo from the corner of her eye, that she played wltli me, clung to me." And Twashtrl returned tho woman to hlin. Thrco .days only passed and Twnshtrl saw tho juiin coming to him again. "My lonl," snld he, "I do not under stand exactly how, but I'm euro the' iwomnn causes mo moro nnuoynnco than pleasure. I beg of you relieve mo of her." Hut Twashtrl cried. "Go your way nnd do your host!" And the man cried, "I cannot llv M'lth her!" "Neither can you Itvo without hav" replied Twnshtrl. i And tho mnn went sorrowfully away, xnurmurlng, "Woo Is me; I can neither Uvo with her nor without her." Col lier's Weekly. Sure ut ApiilniiKC. That tho theatrical chupjo Is not con fined to playhouses was demonstrated beyond all shndow of doubt to tho teacher who was drilling tho pupils for the exercises In one of tho public schools. The unresponsive bit of femininity over whom tho amateur "coach" work oU rejoiced In the name of Harah. When 8nrnh began to talk, nil her -vocal orgnns took Joyful holiday nnd retired In favor of her nose. In vain tho teacher begged nnd Implored. Sarah still clung to her monotone. Then tho teacher threatened. "Sarnh," she said, "If you don't try to do better you will fall utterly, nud then how will you feel?" "Oh, they'll applaud me, Miss llrown, returned Snrnh easily. "My mother Is gold' to giro my llttlo broth r Andy 10 cents, nud If ho don't begin -cMppIn' tho minute I sit down he'rt sottr to be strapped within nn Inch of Ills life." New York Times. A MriiPiitru if I)ln(nm'r. A northorn sportsman went nlllgntor hunting In Florida, nnd, as often lmi- penn with the uninitiated, ho got lost It was near night, nud ho was nt n loss what to do, Presently ho mot u man riding n cow, says tho Indianapolis Journal. "Can you toll mo how fnr .lt is to Miami?" "Waal, I reckon It's nbout two Whoops," the mnn answered. "Two-whntr Tho mnn seemed to take this ns chnl longing his veracity, for ho looked luestIouIngly nt tho palmettos nud prickly pears beside the path, then bo sun to scratch his head. "P'r'nps hit may bo n smltch fur er," ho admitted, "hut I 'low hit ain't morn' two whoops an n holler." A iinir iv n Whu i. "I hnvo here," said tho long haired theorist as ho was ushered Into tho presence of tho railway magnate, "plans for n dovlco thnt will warn tho engineer when any ouo Is crossing tho truck." "Can't uso it," replied tho busy of flclal. "What wo want is something that will warn tho person who is cros ing the track whon the engineer hup pcis along that way." Chicago News. Hut Soon tit lie. Miss Ascuni Wasn't that Mr. Honda I saw you walking with last evening? Miss Coy Yes. Miss Asoum- s it landed free holder of the county, Isn't ho? Miss Coy (blushlnB)-Well-er-lic isn't quite landed yet. I'hiladolphlu l'ress. PlttiMl Par Politic, "What makes you think ho would bo a great success In polities?" "Ho can say more things that sound well and moan nothing than any other Jiian I ever kuew." Chicago Post. Mlipnl lu tlio llml. "Oh, Alfredl Isn't it too hnd! Just ns We had everything so nicely arranged for our elopement, father has gono hud sanctioned tha mnteh." Ilnrpcr's Monthly. Few things nro necessary for the .wants of thin llfi lint It- ink-on nn In finite' number to satisfy tho demands pi opinion. HE PLAYED PORTER How n Quick AVItlrd air! SeMl Clcrrr Ornllrninn, On this particular Occasion slio land' ed In New York from n trip to Phila delphia nbout 8 o'clock In tho evening. As, suit enso lu hand, she stepped light ly from n Twenty-third street car at Itrondwny, two gentlemen tall nnd dis tinguished looking In full dress, opera hats, etc. crossed tho tracks at tho rear of the car and met her fnco to facts. 'Carry your grip, mum," Impudently remarked ouo of them, with nil the n Irs of n "Hinnrtlu" who thinks ho has lono something clover. Quick ns n Hash Into the white gloved hand wont the travel soiled grip, and with n "To the next comer" tho "clever gentleman" fount! himself suddenly transformed Into n porter, with a trim llttlo miss walking nlong beside hlin lu a very matter of fnct wny. Looking ns If he wanted to treat tho matter ns n Joko nnd didn't know ex- nctly how, he religiously carried the grip to the corner. What clso could the poor mnn do? Itollevlng him finally of his burden, tho girl Innocently slipped n dime Into tho elegantly gloved hnnd (she was used to having portora assist her) nnd prciwred to board n car. Not the slightest suggestion of n Binllo crossed her pretty features. .h the villa of tho car flnnlly drowned tho uproarious laughter nnd the "Thnt's ono on you" of tho vIctlm'B companion a merry twinkle might have bon seen lit-a pair of bluo eyes on ft Columbus avenue car hound Ilnrlem ward. Philadelphia Ledger. I.imvii nnnipn In nnulutiil. Wc get nothing like tho pleasure out of our lawns which tho Kngllsh do. Where wo nro nt fault Is thnt wo do not uso our lawns to anything like their full capacity of enjoyment. Hero and thero wo uso them as the framing of lawn tennis or cnxptet courtn (which wc mako cither of dirt or asphalt), and here nnd thero we mnrk out upon their surfneo n baseball diamond. BUM rare ly nnd only in limited localities they are used for tho playing of cricket. Iloth tho latter games, however, re- qulro for their outfielders rather n Held than n lawn, within tho ordinary menu- lug of tho word, nnd, speaking broadly and generally, It may bo said with truth that wo have no games which reipilro only n lawn and nothing more. Nevertheless tho two games of Jack o tho green, or lawn bowls, nnd quoits havo held their own through ten cen turies at least In Great llrltnlu nud In later times havo spread with tho raco to tho remotest parts, which might bo played on tens of thousands of lawns In America, to the great ndvan tugo of tho players and to the enhance ment of the pleasures of country life. Country Life In America. An AltlKiitnr'N Xmt, Mutators' nests resemble haycocks mora thnn anything clso to which they enn bo compared. They nvcrngo nbout four feet In height nnd five feet In dlnmcler and nro constructed of grosses nud herbage. First the mother gator deposits one layer of eggs on n mortar like lloor, nnd, having covered this with n strntum of mud nnd herbage nbout eight Inches thick, lays another set of eggs upon thnt, nnd so on to tho top, thero being commonly from 100 to 1200 eggs In it nest. With their tnlls tho par cuts then bent down tho tall grass nnd weeds to prevent tho npproach of un Boon enemies. Tho female watches hor eggs until they nro hatched by tho heat of tho sun nnd then takes her brood under her own care, defend Ing them nnd providing for their sub slstr ce. KiiuIiiiiiI'n Oldcut Alclioitar. Tho oldest licensed village alehouse In England Is claimed to bo tho George Inn, In North St. Philip. Tho llcenso dates from 1111)7. Each story of tho picturesque old structure overhnngs thnt beneath. The front Is broken by bny wludows, n porch nnd n tllght of stone steps lending to n doorway In tho wall. At the hack nro moro quaint doors nnd windows, nnd n turret built against tho wnll Incloses nn outside stnlr, whllo In tho yard still remains part of tho old gnller. found In so many bos telrtes of the middle ages. Most of tho front Is timbered, nud n curious chimney surmounts each gable. Tho upper lloor Inside Is of plaster. Tho lltrnhclm Siinlrl. It Is n traditionary custom In tho Marlborough family for each duke to present a Hlenhelm spaniel tothoduch ess whon she enters Hlenhelm pnlaco for tho llrst time ns Its mUtress. Tho story from which this custom had Its origin Is thnt during tho battlo of Hlen helm n spaniel followed nt tho heels of tho grent duke throughout tho day, never leaving hlin until victory was assured, and the duchess, the famous Sarah Churchill, hi memory of tho In cldent forthwith adopted tho spaniel as her favorite dog. Ittnil, "An Ideal match," they sny, indlcat Ing tho newly married couple. "Eminently suited to each othv," they continue. Here they pause and watch tho hap py pair. "Seems like a mado to order meeting of nlllnltles," they conclude. "Ho is a vegetarian, nnd she Is a grass widow." Judge. Aimranrlntr. "Why," nsked tho stago manager, "do you Insist upon shouting 'Ilnhl' st Intervals of nbout two minutes?" "Whv?" rcnented tho villain in tones that Indicated a complcto confidence In tho consistency of his performance. "Because tho cast of characters plain ly indicates that I am tho black sheep or my family." What to Eat. PRACTICAL PRINTING The demands now being made on THE ARDMOREITE for job printing has in duced us to make a separate department ofthejob printingfea- ureof our plant, and make it distinct from the news department. This has hefn ac- - - i compnsnea oy plac ing B. C. Logsdon, ormerly lessee of the Drew Printing Plant, in charge of ourj:job printing. You will now get the best of work,"and get it promptly when you place your orders with The Ardmoreite. 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