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IlK Ji I . rt --, i lWMBl i"11 ' wigfM'1'1 ' " r? t INTERIORJUMAI 3TANFORD, Kv., - il.VY JO, 1895 VV. P. WALTON. TO FCfejT A XE W STATE SERIOUS PROPOSAL TO CREATE THE COMMONWEALTH OF "SUPERIOR." Mlrhlfimn, anil Wisconsin to Contribute to U Territory Would lie One of the niclirt In the Union, Kcfw cially In Sllnrmln. It is reriously proposed to crcato n new stato by taking a part of tho thrco states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, which will bo known as tho state, of "Superior," or "tho Mineral State. " Thisidea is a modification of tho now state plan so often repeated, and its creator is Captain Alox tho inventor of tho whaleback. Captain MeDougall would cut out u territory bounded on tho north by Canada, on tho west by tho Mississippi river, on tho south by a lino drawn from tho Mississippi river along tho southern boundary of tho northern tier of Wisconsin comities and terminating at tho tip of tho upper peninsula. Of course tho eastern boundary lino would lio in tho lakes, but that is immaterial to tho plan. What is aimed at particularly is to place tho tliroo great iron ranges tho Vermillion, tho Mesaba and tho Gogo- CAPTAIN1 ALEX M'DOUGALL. bio in ouo state, so that tho interests of nono of them could bo injured by conflicting legislation and all might be treated from tho samo basis. Should tho new stnto, which would bo tho forty-fifth of tho Union, bo considered at all it would havo tho additional advantage tho captain thinks, of solving tho difficulties of long standing between Duluth and Superior, for, both cities being in tho samo stato, their interests wonld bo in tho main almost identical. At least thero would bo no stato lino to vex and complicate their relations. Duluth and tho northern part of havo no interests in common with tho rest of tho state. Wisconsin, it can truthfully bo said, bears tho samo relation toward Superior and tho northern portion of tho stato, and as for tho upper peninsula it is not, cither from a commercial or geographical point of view, a part of tho suite of Michigan. Tho new stato would bo ono of tho richest in wealth in tho Unions It would havo more than 500 miles of water front and contain "tho head of , tho lakes" harbor, which is tho gateway for tho trudo and commerce of tho entire northwestern country. "Superior," or "tho Mineral Stato, "would at once becomo ouo of tho greatest states of tho Union, it is firmly believed by its advocates; Agitation of tho subject will begin immediately tliroughout tho tlireo commonwealths involved, and tho representatives in tho several legislatures who como from tho territory immediately involved will after their adhesion is so-cured begin making political combinations in order to effect their purpose. The new stato would bo strongly a qualification which would soenro it a resiectful hearing from tho present congress. Chicago Times-Herald. A Howler Sialics 300 In Ten Pntmes. David Hoffman of tho Berkeley Bowling club of Newark, N. .7., mado a scoro of 300 in ten frames with regulation pins'on Hurry Montgomery's nlloys recent". Ho was engaged in practico with William Woingarth, who mado 211, and Emanuel Loweustoiu of tho Chevalier club, who made 2 1 0. Montgomery gays that it is tho first timo he has ever seen 5500 mado tho present standards havo been established, and ho has lieeu in tho bowling alloy business since 1 870. New York Sun. To Prevent Train llobuory. The Southern Pacific is considering methods fpr pi eventing train robbery, but thus far no feasible plan has been found. It is thought the best would bo to placo tho express car in the middle of tho train, thus making it difficult to do- tach it from tho remainder of tho train. Whore tho Trouble Lies. Women do not seem to realize, that disliko far tho bloomer is based not on a general prejudice, bnt tho supcrlativo ugliness of tho garment. If a reform costume is of necessity hideous, tho dress reformer will find her path strewn with thorns. San Francisco Examiner. Another Bugbear Gone. The many southern pooplo who havo mot Governor McKiuloy havo had an opportunity to seo that thero is no truth in tho story that ho has horns. This is a decided gain for thoso who havo loaded np with this information. Wheeling Intelligencer. Lost. A black ostrich boa. Leave at this office and receive reward. " FOR LOVELY WOMAN. THAT CREATURE OF MENTAL UNCERTAINTY AND ACTIVITY. Something .Vow I'qr n WnUt A Novelty In Ulouc TrlnmilnB Tor Cotton I)rr" Now Dcvrliiiunrnt In Ilonnvts. .Mntorlul Tor lrrir. Woman being a croatnro of mind, it keens tho artists and do- signers ill a continual statu of mental activity to ovolvosomothing having now features, at loast for ovcry day in tho year. It was not enough for thoin to bring out tho Russian blouse nud then rest upon their laurels. Thero must bo something a littlo different, and so tho queer "nor fish nor flesh" waists now offered as novelties. Thoro is ono which embodies tho pointod waist, the heavily embroidered Spanish jacket nud tho Russian blouso offect all together. The waist has a pointod volvot bolt of a rich dark blue, a velvot jackot almost covered with gold embroidery and a doublo plait hanging over in the approved fashion, with four dull gold buttons. Tho plait itsolf is of old gold nrninro. Thero nro bluo velvet ribbons carried around tho arm sizes and tied in littlo bows upon tho shoulders. Tho collar is Mi M milUA p -$$k m mk &M SI'ltlKO COSTUMES. embroidered stiflly with gold. Tho sleoves nro of the deep nnplos blue ponlt do soic, with culls of tho old gold. Tho skirt is liko tho sleeves and is cut wido. Tho front seams nro loft open over n dark blue velvet inset, nud this is heavily wrought with gold. Thero nro HO dull gold buttons on tho skirt and buttonholes simulated with dark bluo twist. Bat wing bows nro'ect at tho top. Theso insets aro very protty and afford a moans of widening auy skirt that is scarco'y as largo around tho bottom as might bo desired. Another novelty in tho blouso effect has a snug lining, over which is laid n waist of chenoy silk, with a slight droop exactly in front, ovor tho round belt. Thero aro two straps laid liko brotolles from tiio front to tho back ovor tho shouldors. Thoso aro piped with emerald greon silk. Tho general tono of tho silk is pale pinks and greons. Thero is a stock of dark groon volvot and a small doublo rosctto at tho bolt on tho left 6ido. Tho skirt worn with this was of I fancy striped taffota in greens and reds over smokogray. Tho skirt was plain, but oxquisitoly finishod and Tho stylish young possessor of this pretty spring suit had a hat of dark green French chip, with half a dozen ostrich tips and an nigrct showing nbovo its enormous brim. On tho left sido thero were threo tiny bows, ono of rose loaf pink nnd two of greon. Thero was something dolicionsly springliko about this wholo costume. It is qui to poesiblowith tho now fashion to transform a plain corsago into a Russian by means of tho addition of looped straps. I rcmembor n caso wheru tho waist was of olivo green volvot and holiotropo satin duchess. Tho sleoves and lowor portion of tho waist woro of tho palo holiotropo, whilo tho deep bolt and yoko were of tho volvot On tho front of tho waist woro fastened tliroo straps of rich holiotropo satin, with nn arabesquo pattern of tho volvot nppliquo and sot with an extremely narrow gold cord. Ouo of tho straps was simply doubled over and roachod tho bolt Tho other two had fancy gold nud greon ornaments at tho head. Two bands woro laid down tho front of tho skirt, nnd another ono bordcrod tho skirt, which was cut with a Cotton dresses aro mado and trimmed with quito as innoh caro as woolon and silk ones, and they cortninly pay for the trouble Ono can toll at onco whether a cotton gown i3 mado for a lady who ."V.ii' IS VSKitrf It ' n m5 $Y I A tax fJ f v ffl KUSSIAN BLOUSE. spects horsolf or not, and n really well mado cotton dress is a ploasant thing to look at. Thero is n now linon brocado with hero and thoro a thread of puro silk, which lightous it up wonderfully. This linon stuff will bo much employed in tho making of tho shirtwaists which will soon bo 60on ovorywhero. Ouo mado of a dark bluo linon was cut bo as to show u whito choniisutto front and whito linon oollar. Thoro was tho plaitod blouso offect Thoro will soon bo shown those shirt waists mado of madras plaidd and cotton choviot; also tho pretty cotton polisse. Thoro will also bo shown blouse wai N t t i':J.c:i with threo box plaits tlovu tiio front, edged with whito or black Miiuache, according to tho color of tho blouse. Thero nro buffs, flax, pink and blue pi. iiuh used for this purpose. Nearly, nil of theso will havo a wido sailor collar, but tho necks will bo high, skirts to match will bo tho rule. Bishop fcloovos, witli dtep cuITh, nro tho only Hiiitnblo ones with thoso. Tho samo Ftylo of making will bo followod in tho linens, .vnhit'ius nnd othor strong cotton goods. There 1 linen foiiio new dovelop mrnts !: t destined for lato spring. ' AB ro hats and bonnets, both ma i . . r very light wiro frames, nnd nn' ot 1. e , chiffon, silk, tissue, not nnd mull. Theso dolicato materials will bo puffed and shirred and made as light nrd niry as possible and tho fluff and lightness will bo gathered nnd held with sparkling buckles, and occasionally some dainty nnd delicnto flower- liko volvot forgotmonot, bluet or perhaps a scarlot geranium. Whatever it" is it will bo pretty. For moro'iinmediato wear thoro may bo said to bo tlireo loading styles. Tho Napoleon shapo, tho Continental and tho queer bnt cuto littlo Dutch bonnets nro their names. Tho Napoleon nud Continental nro very chio and stylish, but tho close littlo bomiots thnt havo flat tops nnd fussy littlo rosottos at tho sides aro most becoming. Tho Dutch bonnet, as it is called, is fiat on tho top nud often has no trimmings at all beyond tho rosettes. It is intended to sot far back on tho head, nnd for thnt reason it is much nffected by thoso who wear their hair in tho looso bandeaux. Somo of theso hats havo tho crown of shining straws, others n mass of spangles of different lusters. All of them nro oddly and quaintly pretty. I will mention ouo moro oddity in tho way of hat trimming, nnd that is tho bnncli of emu foathcrs that ono often standing up on ouo sido. Somo 20 years ago thero was n rago for emu feathers fornot only millinery, bnt for dress trimmings ns well, nnd pretty muffs and collarettes woro mado of them. Thero nro fewer new dress matorinls ' displayed now than nt any other timo ' this season, still thero nro very many' pretty dosigns of mohair figures. Theso; mohairs and brilliantincs aro shown in ' all tho brilliant tints of tho season, nnd they nro especially valnnblo for house ' gowns, as thoy nro bright and showy j ' and uovor catch dust I havo also seen somo of theso with ilowor designs and other patterns printod on. Thoro nro also many with woven figures. Tho chcuoy taffota and gros do plaid tnffetas, silk cropou with pompadour figures nnd corah cashmere aro nil extremely fino nud olcgnnt and aro used for both waists and skirts nil but tho plaid. Thero aro somo very dainty cotton homespuns in dull nud bright colors, and they will boomployed for full gowns and waists. Tho swiss belts in fancy stamped and perforated leather will bo worn by yonng pooplo with light gowns. Dotted swiss is a primo favorito. Tho smaller tho dots tho better. Hexwette Rousseau. A Practical Com For Playlnjr CnriU. That playing cards should bo kept neat and clean, with smooth edges, is essential to thn oomfnrt of thn L'nmn. whothor it bo whist, ouchro or hoarts. ! This littlo dovico can bo trusted to holp to that good end. It can bo mado witli very littlo troublo and is really so as to bo an addition to tho tnsto, besides sorviug its more prosaio use. To mako it select a pioco of soft gray chamois skin, or, if that bo tooquiotfor your tasto, auy color you profer. Cut a section a littlo wider thnn your cards nro long nnd ns long ns four times thoir width, plus tho exact depth of tho pack when piled ono upon tho other. Turn ovor at eacli end n pieco tho exact width of ouo card, so as to form two pockots of equal Eizo. Cut from tho chamois four strips, each ns long ns tho pockots nro deep nnd ns wido as half tho depth of tho entire pack of cards. Leave ono cud of oach straight and round tho others slightly nt each corner. Then, with oxtromo neatness, ovorhand one to each end of each so as to closo tho openings, lotting tho curved ond form tho back. Whon that is done, paint upon oach pocket n hoart, a any ono of tho symbols used. Close tho case and paint a bimilrr design on tho outside. Then follow nil tho edges with a doublo lino of black. You will find the caso n most complete and practical one, besides boing a vonl economy, for it keeps tho enrds in-taut and in perfect condition. Slip half the pack into ouch pocket, then fold it, ono over the other. No dust nan ontor. j No cards can slip out Tho caso is montni ami can do Kept always witinn j ru;iun. iv mum cumyieiu iriuo n is uiiu oult to find, and from tho testimony of an enthusiastic card player it would seem to fill n long folt want Tho illustration shows two views, open nud closed. Clake Bu.nce. Coulclni; to Order. Moro attention ovory yenr is given to cooking in our lnrgo cities. In Now York there aro several excellent cooking schools whero ladies not only go but send thoir sorvnnts. A has been formed this winter by somo of tho uetivo workers in thoso schools to havo depots, usually nt the women's oxohanges. Thero daily woll cooked fancy dishes of all kinds can bo had at modcruto prices. If tho goods ooutinuo to bo ns woll prepared in tho future as thoy havo been thus fur, thoro is no doubt as to tho succoss of tho project And think of tho rolief to tho inexperienced housokooper with unprepared, for guests to entertain I LIQUID O0L!) FEVER. RAPID ADVANCE IN OIL HAS RENEWED EXCITEMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA. Tho I'uroro nt Parkorsburu Story of tho X'lnttlng of Petroleum George Knew of It Kzlitencc How Senator Cniuden Jlnilo IIU l'ortune. Among tho natural resources of West Virginia etrblcum has always' lieeu rated as third in importance, coal and timber taking precedence, hut just nt this timo a MipernVinl oboerver would concludo thnt there is nothing but oil in tho state. This is the ivmiH of tho liquid gold fever that has been occasioned by the sudden nud rapid mo in tho oil market. Pnrkerslmrg leing tho center nnd distributing ioint of tho West Virginia oilfield, it is tho placo to get tho benefit of all tho excitement. It reminds ouo of tho days "In-fore tho war, "when oil was first struck, and it almost equals the excitement in California over the discovery of gold. Oil was first discovered in West Virginia and not in Pennsylvania. Tho Pennsylvania fields were tho first to Ihj dovclojed, bnt tho discovery belongs to West Virginia, and tho largest oilfield now in tho world is at Sisterville, alwnt oO miles nlwvo Pnrkerslmrg. In fact, tho existence of nntnral gas, which is the twin sister of (letrolemii, was known to Georgo Washington Loforo the Revolution. In 1T75, in ono of his sun-eying expeditious to the Kanawha valley, General Washington discovered tho "Burning spring." Ho did not understand tho phenomena, but so well assured was ho that it was somo rich gift of nature do-signed for tho mo of. man that ho set apart nud deeded to tiio public forever nn aero of laud near the Kanawha river, nbout eight miles above Charleston, on which was tho grout national wonder. It was simply a hole in tho ground, which filled with water when it rained and up through which issued a jet of Kas Riving tho water tho appearance of boiling, and when lighted burned "with n bright llamo till blown out bv the wind. In 1S15 Captain James Wilson struck a gas well whilo boring for salt water in tho Kamiwha vnlley. Tho coal oil fever broko forth in all its fury early in 1801, when oil was discovered at tho Burning springs alovo Parkersbnrg. It, was then that fortunes wero mado nnd lost in a singlo day. hi that field oil was found nt n doptli of from 00 to 300 feet, and in a few weeks tho wholo Hold was punctured liko a pcpier box. It was in tho oil excitement of 1801 that Senntor Camden, who is now classed among tho wealthiest of America's millionaires, got his start. At that timo ho was n comparatively young uian, with n small law practice in a country town up in tho interior of tho stato. Sitting in his room ouo evening looking over tho daily papers, ho suddenly to his wife with tho remark, "Ann, my fortnno is made." When sho looked for an explanation, ho said: "I seo hero in tho paper thnt oil has been discovered on tho Littlo Kanawha. I am going up thero to try mX linud at developing ho fiold. " Tho next morning ho borrowed nil tho mon ey that his collaterals and fho infinenco of friends could scrapo together for him and then struck out for tho Burning spring. In two week ho had mado enough to pay back his borrowed capital, and from tliat day to this thero has not licen a check in tho progress of his marvelous business career. Tho improvement in tho method of refining has advanced with tho progress of tho industry, and discoveries huvo been mado . hereby nlltho refuso matter that was formerly thrown nwny is now converted into useful nrticlcs of commerce. It is in this way that oil has been reduced in prico from 40 cents a gallon to 10 cents nnd still leaves a good profit to tho refiners. Most of tho wells that have been shot in tho area of tho oil basin havo been good producers, mid thero is now a daily output of from 12,000 to Ifi.OOO barrels. Yet experienced oil speculators say that tho present riso in oil is not alto gether born of speculation, but is par tially duo to legitimate causes. Tho supply has fallen below tho demnnd, ' mid tho speculators havo only taken ad vantngo of tho uctunl condition to inaugurate nn era of gambling. Tho Russian oilfiold is diminishing its supply every year, with no profeoct of now discoveries. Many of tho American fields havo been totally exhausted, and but fow now ones aro being discovered, and oil being tho cheapest light that can lx produced the demand for it has with tho hard times. Cincinnati Enquirer. ToUtiil'A Lati'st. Count Tolstoi's latest work, which has just appeared, is called "Mastor and Alan." It is a htory of Russian village life, tolling of the stnigglo in tho mind of thn lniifcror. lost in tlin snow with Ids 1HJUlt !1K,uht tjl0 temptation to abandon his holpless companion, for whom ho nt last gives ins own life. Philadelphia Ledger. Worth LooJiInc Into. , If Great Britain contemplates going to tho cxpevM'of bombarding a town for the sake of c ..Meeting that $7r,000 from Nicarngnu, iho has something njoro in her vyo tlun tho money. New York Sun. Human Nature. Human naturo is human natnro, and tho nan who swears falsely concerning hi.tx returns will continuo to frown duvi.i li'o man who stuffs a ballot box. Wsuihiug'ou Post. A I)Hiit,fn Suit. Suit has been brought against a dentist for breach of promiso of marriage. Tho wonder is that it wasiot a suit for breach of promise of teeth. Now York Telegram. " . IMPORTANT TO WOMEN. Two Lily I)r f.nio I'nd. Iriihlon mid I) .IIU' tie .M.ltllTP. A nmnberof wmcn in Now York nro warding as '-. :ien with architects. Tho fltet two to nt up in business for themselves nro MHs Alary Novan Gannon and Mi.-s Alice J. Hands. Thoso two young wi..uen are graduates of Mrs. Dunlnp Ilopkniti' school of applied do-sign. The i ily wimiu competitors, they were mTi'?it ul In drawing tho plans for the Fn.riiico hoqutal recently built in tian Fwuc co. They also eutorod tho eoir.p'tiimn for the Woman's building nt tno ill!:" ta oxjHition. Thoir plans got ecoml plne. They havo rocently solved thottuement house problom by drawing tho plans for a model tenement. The '.r. h v If en r.rec)ted, nnd lii nio.M ii i.- .e:jts are to bo erected by a pnldii b ii l.tctnr v.ho wishes his y ui.kiKiwn. The sanitary investigating committee, has usked MUs Gniinou and Mi.ss Hands to becomo tho only women members. At iiicsont theso two prn:;n..iug young women aro nt work on the plans ior a modol hotel for womon to bvi brtllt shortly. In n number of recent photographs of the funnies Cnstellane, noo Miss Anna Gould, the favorito pose, judging from Its frequrnt recurrence, wns stnnding with ouo hand resting on her hip. This pose as well as bitting with tho legs crosscu ... ... ,..Mv.. tuu vogue ...v..f misguided photographurs to get what they mistakenly suproso to bo an nrtid tic ellect. Women before tho camera should remember that likenesses go down to not ns spiKiiinuiis of the puototititpiicr'sbud ta'te, but as rep resentations of theniHelvos, and in roally i ...... I., . . , i...-. ... , rciineii nun uuiiiyihimi siiciuiy io suwiii ; with one's hands on one's hips or sit with crossed legs is today ns much thoi prerogative of the Billinxgnte fishwives n3 it w:i III rvir nrlllltll1?lwrw, Mmn I Tiio riming dish Is an indispensable, ?" ' '" lu'r e" i"' ' ut' " w. but for a stonily well factor to tin. comfort of ovory reg. ulnted It is wonderful how thing it wU Of connw w hwi tho Ib.li admirably this simple dih adapts itself nm lrt T b,,",'," onw', vo" cn to the exigencies of every occasion. J ""' f"r PI,wr ! o gtt oven ,h tho. water deimrtmcnt, but then Oystors are never so good as when Jv served from n chafing dish. And n lob- i !l ',ot PXly plea.snnt to do your a la Newl rg (so wiv epicures) only ' .' thnt vnj Let n mini get tip in has tho proK.r flavor when prepared in ; " ip?bt, forwiimtiiM. and go to his this wav. To avoid confusion, when fancot ,,", (,ark for (lr,nk' Mu J" -" . .- ...... v... . .. .. miests nro oxwctwl. n few thiims shonld : bo nrepnrcd betorehand. Tho butter should bo mensurod and placed on a dainty plate. Eggs should bo whipped, cream measured, salt, pepper, sauces, rntnlmrH nnd witm urnr hv. n woll fti spoons of various sizes for measuring, mill ...... Ktlrrlri". .........p,, thn ...v ......, hmiTi ....v.. fill fill ...... ntnl matches handy. If rabbit is on tho menu, havo tho cheeso grated: if lobster n la Nowb'rg, havo tho lobster cut in ' pieces. With nil preliminaries arranged and materials at hnud, tempting dishes can bo enilv prepared, tho hostess gracefully presiding ns goddess of tho . chafing dish. I mo nam uuii" (so say aumoriuen i on tho subject) is to bo tho correct stylo. of arranging thohnir during tho present spring and summer. It suggosts n waterfall at tho back of tho head and is very English and very hideous. Miss Olga Nethersolo, tho English actress; Mrs. Langtrynnd Miss Cissy Fitzgerald nro among tho well known women of the stago who havo alroady adopted tho fashion. It is mndo by fastening tho hair ns tightly ns if beginning n French twist, very low down iti tho neck. Next divide thohnir into two parts. Take the. upper part nud form it into tho figure 8. I Arrange the under strand in tho same way, building ono coil almost ovor the I other. Placo the hands top and bottom of the. knot, pushing it out in the center. A now way to proparo oggs is timely at this season whon oggs nro ploutiful and cheap. Break tho eggs into n IhjwI, ' yolks nud whites together, beating ouglily. Add u tenspoonful of cream to ' each egg. Soason with salt nnd peppor. ' Have ready on tho liro a saucepan ot j melted butter. Do not cook over too hot n lire. Pour in tho oggs, stirring nnd scraping from tho bottom of tho pan without censing until tho preparation is ns smooth as butter. Remove from tho fire, continuing to stir for a few moments. Servo on hot buttored toast, garnished with parsley. A perfect neck is not often soon. Tho shoulders may l round and plump nnd tho skin whito nnd fine, yet ugly hoi- lows and distinct shadows of tho collar j bono spoil tho contour. Let any woman with such a neck, try tho following gym nasties !." minutes night nnd morning font mouth: Push the arms out straight in tho front of tho body four times, thon tho sntuo movement with tho nrms up in tho air, next from the sides nud finally backward, always with the shoulders thrown back, tho head ereot r.::d the chin woll in. Massage with cocoa butter is nn excellent thing ta mnko the tiock nud shoulders fnt nud smooth. Singing lemons often improve the tliont as much ns tho voice iuelf. 'A perfectly shaped arm is often unsightly because of a beefy ronghnoM on the back. Tliis is thu result of bad circulation nnd can positively bo aurul by u daily vigorous rubbing with n , Tho term well groomed has becomo nlmobtns common when appliod to women as nnd moniis practically tho sumo thing. To bo woll dressed, woll gloved nud well shod is a necessity, a commonplace, nud does not cousti tuto being well groomed. Tho woman who really deservos tho epithot woll groomed must havo hands that show the mauiouro's care, feet that show tho attention of n pedicurist and hair that in every s,euso is a crowning glory. Tho , doviccs of hor irons and crimping pins nro no longer employed. Thoy nro tho work of nn ordinury hairdressor. Tho woll groomed woman knows that a soitness nud wnvo to her hair can only be acquired by constant enro nud brushing. A bath ovory day is llkowiso essential. All this, it must bo loaves very littlo timo for much olso in tho day, but this is what constitutes beiug n woll groomed woman. , Lauua'Ouvia Bootiie. Now York. CITV PuC'JCu vITH EELS. In New London tho Water Simply Is Pilled I . Willi Them. j Early in tho forenoon ono day Intoly i all tllO Olootrio Strtllit nnr wlilrli luiil ! been whirring nbout Urn town of New London suddenly coauetf to go, and for n timo no one was nble to discover what was the matter. Tho precise facts in tho caso were that, n thundering big el four feet long, and two or threo iuehes tlticWrhad wrigghnl out of tiio supjily tionrt of tho sork J',totl' water main, thencotniled along into the small service iimhi nnd had got into u tig!;t lx in that tnbo not j many fti't away from the Imiler thnt . makes tho dynanioiKg. Eels, though j supplo nud agile, mo not suitable to ' grind up into Mteuni; nco the sitddcu uiTest of ciieuiation in tho electric totn of New Ijoudou. The lako from j which New Loudon gets its wntor is ' five or six miles away among tho hills i to tho north, mi it is evident tho eel j journeyed nil thnt way through mnins and servico pijwH bent on his ous errand to tio up tho electric csr lines of the city. "Such another plague of tebi was never known as that which nfllicts Now Londoners thin season," said one resentful but Miinovrlmt resigned citizen. "Never was anything liko it A man would think that Konoinoo lako was . mixed up in nbout equal imrts of eels ,.. J .!, .1.1 .. - M!... "'. "" "''" "" wv iiui' inn iii niji an uiu iinio, uutu fin for lirisiktust, dinner and supier. . . .. .. A. !... 1 f U Aim men u s me uiieeriauiiy nnuui i nil that is lri1ng ils all to drink strong drink, I mean. .Why, you can turn your water faucet any time, day or night, and it's just nlout oven betting whether you get eels or water, or both. You'll tap eels anyhow, sooner or Inter. "Once in a great "..Mlo you get fish, other kinds. ?u )i ns shiners or dace, i ,t sill 1 " Ju W or ytwneu now mipionsant it is not to be certain whetiier it's wa ter or win he's drinking. Blast tho things I I got ono almost swallowed myself the other night it was a small ouo, though before I discovered my - It s u horrible situation." Now Ork Sun. WANTED "CONJURE BONES." coinrni fllmuW m (Irnxp to Get Ilouca Pur lk. Several weeks ugo it was announced that the grave in which Sarah Barlow, mi old negrcrts, wils buried two years ago at Post Oak Church, Mint, hnd been Recent developments havo led to the arrest of three young colored men for the erimiv It turns out thnt thcuo ghouls wero not after money or hidden treasure, but that they wero longing after "conjuro lxmcs," and bones out of which to man ufacture dice, which nro currently m IK)rtcil mnoiiK n nriiiin d:iMof iKiionuit negro "cnip shooters" as invincible. Tho story goes that when thoy dng into the grave nnd found tho corpse in such a good statu of preservation, notwithstanding it had been buried nearly two years, they took fright and ran away. Tho naw lias attracted considerable attention on e vomit nf its novelty. It is poril)ly the llit one of its kind cvor tr.ed in tho stnta Tho colored nro uninfecting no littlo interest in the nlfnir, us moat cf them havo a mortal dnitd f "iiMijure loni" or anything pertaining to Iho "black art" Cincinnati Enqnlmr. DIVIDED BY A SKUNK. Scrriilciin ijurrr Clmrci'ii In h Suit For lllturrr. Surah E. Gould, in a petition for divorce from CheuKiimu D. Gould of Leeds, Me., speeifn. 17 charges, among which is that, to her, her husband placed n dead skunk in her clothes closet Other charges are that ho threw n spittoon at her: that ho seized thu dishes niKJii tho table mid violently broke thein; that he turned tho flour barrel bottom side tip in tho pantry and the flour uikhi tho floor; that he aimrily broko the sowing machine; thnt ho shoveled dirt on the floor she was washing; thnt nt times, instead of buying sugar for tho family, he bought it for himsolf and kept it locked up and brought it to the table for hnsowii use; that whilo tho family wore without soup hi kept soap for himself kvkod np in his own room ; that he told her that it would lie tho happiest day in hi lift when h could dance over her gnm; that he habitually kept his room locked, no that she could nut enter it New York World. A Hut KHiHuinr Cumins. Sergeant Dann, tl.o I ew York weather oxport, nay.! thtt vo may expect n hot Mimmer, according to the rule of teniperHtnro ain;gra IJe shows that thero has bt uu a deficiency of 280 since .liui. I :m1 tWolares that "tho v.euher is bound lo oven up." St. Louis Ol kV-Democrat A Sun;; ol Lovrllnio, n cwk of luvetlmu All Hi. world itllstht; Tl.iiu'Hii ripiilt on Urn rlvir, Ami kunu anil ktarj nru bright Hero's ii sontt of lovctimo All tliu world is sweet. Itulultows round tho heavens, rluwurs ut your fict. Hero'n a non of lovctimo Burrow iu ic1Iih. Llttluch'.ldrin climbing To thu motlior'H luuilng Upt. Ilero'i a sonK of lovetlrac L'Iioh'3 i.t thu bird Am.' Jit tiio hwcctt mufilo To tljuwootiat human word J Hem's & song of lovctimo. Kni.'vj ull tho Htrifo And a heaven that Is bonmlng WHo a sweet, otonial life, fnvak L. Btanton la Atlanta Conatltutloi.