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BY SALT SEA WAVES.
[Argosy.] Capt. Edward Barton was very fond •Plounging in the large window of bis seaside lodgings after breakfast, and watching the girls go down to b.itbe, the time thev had had their d and by the time they had had their d p and were walking or sitting in the s*.n to dry their hair, the gallant officer w as among them. Capt. Barton was not to be caught with chaff, though; he knew gretty well whose hair was na mes gift, and whose has been carefully taken m its owner's fair hand and shaken in a pale inside the bathing machine '"to make it match the rest." There were two girls to whom no ex ception conld be taken. Their cheeks liai a healthy bloom, their eyes sparkled With youth and merriment, and their hair —that of one was brown and tue other golden—grew out of their own heads, and as our captain passed them a de licious salt smell hung about the dis hevelled locks that was qnite inspiring. He was just ruminating to himself as to whether bine eyes or brown were best, v. hen a voice with a rich, oily brogue attached to it, arose behind : "i on t be cutting me now, Barton! But sure ve've got some excuse for fcl ndnrss after staring at that girl's wicked eye so long!" For a refined, polished young man like Capt. Barton to be thus assai ed was most aggravating, but having sat fefied himself that no one else heard the remark he greeted this vociferous brother officer civilly. "I've run down for a dip," pursued Capt. O'More genially, "and I never flew a prettier couple ox girls than those Xsaw \ e looking at. Do ye know them ■tall?" • "Not in the least. Impossible for a man to know all the girls he sees at a aeaside place." "Oeh, then," said O'More, looking back after the girlish figures which were now arranged on either side of a «tout lady, "I'd go out of my w'ay to bave a lew minutes' conversation witn two of them." "fc orry I can't introduce you. Have a cigar?" "Not just now. Have they bathed jet. do you know ?" * "Why, man," cried Barton, laughing, "how should I know ?" "Ye might have seen them. But I think they have, for the.r hair's all wet. Will you dine with me to-night at the •Bear? " "Thanks—yes," said Barton. "Where are you off to now?" " i o en joy myself—and find a way of blowing those girts." "Impossible?" "To a solid Englishman like you, yes ; but where there's a beauty in the c&se, leave an Irishman alone ! I bet u a guinea I get acquainted with them is very day." "Absurd! I'll take you at once, CTMore." During the very hot afternoon the two young beauties and the stout old fiidv went in search of live curiosities u> v their aquarium. Capt. O'More kept flu eye on them as they strolled among idle rocks below, while he was on the ctiff above. At last he saw the old lady flit down on a sheltered bit of sand, <£iite exhausted with .the heat; and tîien he went down among the little wools and rocks. 1 erventlv and earn est lv lie groped in every ho.e as if aqua riums were his livelihood. At last, by S rai e stroke of to. tune, he found some thing he did not know its name) that dtew the eyes of the two beautiful joung ladies enviously toward him. "He's got it! and vie sban t find an other, I know I" murmured one disap pointed fair to the other. Quick as thought the Irishman se cured what he knew to be a prize in fiis pocket-handkerchief, and then sauntered on. The girls approached the old lady, and he saw the three were eagerly watching him. He pretended tp have met with further success, and popped as if to secure another treas ure. Then he saw tiie old laay amb bng toward him, a sort of dumb apol ogy breathing in every gesture. "Pardon me, sir," she continued, •Shut we have for days been disap pointed in obtaining an addition to our aquarium—would you allow me to see if you have secured what we have failed in finding?" O'More lifted his hat with the most retiring grace, undiu the handkerchief, sud listened Rapturously as the lady excitedly cried : "Beautiful creature! Bertha. Win fred, tL© very one you are looking <pr." Then O'More's bat was raised once ■lore, respectfully, and he had en treated the acceptance of the jelly like 4ibstauce he was longing to get rid of. n Gh, no," sa.»t brown-haired Bertha. "It wouldn't be fair—would it, Win *ie?" "No," murmured Winnie, looking flDitiy up. " Vv e thought you had two." "Fray, madam, oblige me by accept ing it for your daughters," said tke Running Irishman, still besieging •Vnamma;" and somehow or other, when the treasure was transferred, he fol io wed up his opportunity bv offering bis card and begging to be allowed to •end them some very fine specimens the following day. The card was respectable—and, more» «m>r, the mother of the girls knew some Q'Mores; and Capt. O'More declared that the people she knew were his «gmsiiis; and then with an assumption Of that assurance which emanates from tttie Emerald isle in rich profusion, he went beck through the town beiide Mrs. € raliam. Capt. 1 arton met Mm walk ing with expanded cheat and beaming «mi es and conld scarcely believe hie •«yes when his successful Inend calmly nodded and slightly winked at him. 'Til take my guinea now, Barton, it will pay for the champagne," said he, when he joined the captain. "There you are. Perhaps you'll in troduce me now?" "With pleasure, my boy; but first we will dine, and then we can go and listen to the baud and so on." A capital collection of "things" for t]> e aquarium was purchased forthwith an( j t 0 jyfrg. Graham ; and now eV ery day the old lady's work was cut ou ^ f or Capt. O'More was always in at j . e iidance on Bertha, while Capt. Bar on , jat j nnmi takab.e attention to Wini fred. It wa 9 painful to witness the was chaperone > efforts to see what was go .ng on before and behind her. She was just meditating on securing her daughters t > two chains of her chate laine when Cant. O'Aiore proposed and was accepted : and no doubt her efforts in the other d rection might have hap pi.y relaxed, out that on the very day when such very decided proofs of hope less adoration were visible in Capt. Barton's face, something happened— r'ght in front of all the people who had been watching the affair for days, too! "Dear Ned, I am so glad!" cried a gush.ng voice; and Capt. Barton turned with slightly he ghtened color to meet a fashionably dressed girl who continued to run on. "Do come and take me out; it is so fearfully dull at the hotel, and mamma can't stir in the sun, you know." And he raised his hat politely to the Grahams, and Winifred saw "that, girl" take his arm and march him off as if he were her property ! Later iu the day a dowager asked Mrs. Graham if sue had seen that lovely Mrs. Barton." The British matrons ire was roused, but no signs appeared to show the vex ation felt, as Mrs. Graham coolly in quired : "What Mrs. Barton?" "Capt. Barton's wife—you saw her this morning you know." The moon was shining over the rest less little ripples tha: broke on the rocks that night; and many lovers were wandering in their idols paradise. But that two that we know of were not. "Where's Winnie—and Barton?" de manded O'More of his future mother in-law, as she grimly sat out the watch the lovers were keeping. "Winnie is at home; and your friend, I presume, is wffiere he ought to have been long ago, with his wife !" "Is it his wife ye say ?" hotly inquired the Irishman. "By jabbers, Mrs. Gra ham, I'm not the map at all to hear my best friend slandered !" "You sa w her yourself walk off the parade with him arm-in-arm this morn ing," cried the mother, waxing warm in her tmn. "Just excuse me, ma'am; I see it all! —when Winnie saw that she thought he was married. No, ma'am, we have no such scoundrels in 'ours!' That is the wife of Barton's sailor brother, and her own husband is in China. And you cut Barton dead to-night near the band— 111 go and find the fellow." And before that moon had paled there was another pair of lovers, and Mrs. Graham sat in her easy c iair pre teuding to crochet and listening drowsLy to a double fire of earnest re quests for the fixing of early wedding days. ________ The Tricycle in Jo urn all Km. [Lon ion Letter ] Walking down the Strand one after noon I heard the tinkle of a warning bell, and immediately there passed by at a rapid speed a machine which I at Hist took for a new style of knife grincler s barrow. It was, however, one of the new newspaper tricyclt s which the proprietors of The Evening Stand ard are using to rapidly distribute their papers among the newsboys. J am io.d the experiment answers well. The machine will easily carry 400 to 500 papeis, and on the well paved wo jd and a-phalt streets of London can get about more quicüly than the horse and light cart generally used be.e. It may interest American wheelman to know that the tricycle was after the pattern of what is Known in England as the "Humber," with two equal-sized driving wheels, while the rider sits bicvcle fashion on the backbone behind t e axle. The sides are partially cov ered in with canvas stretched on fram ing, upon which is painted the news paper's advertisement or can be used for the contents bill. In front of the rider is a light platform wbei eon the papers are carried. London news boys seldon go to newspaper offices for their papers, but are almo t invar iably suppled from the li.lit news carts which take certain rounds and stop at fixed points, street corners or railway stations, to supply the r cus tomers. There is no doubt that within a certain radius the work of distribu tion can be quite as. rapidly performed with tricycles and at a cheaper rate.' (Stupid (Saying;» of ttreat Men. [London News.] In a preface to the recently issued letters of Gustave I laubert, we learn that Flanbert had prepared a kind of dictionary of "the stupid sayings of great men." Some of them are ex quisite. "Water," said Fenelon, ".s made for the purpose of supporting those prodigious floating edifb es thut we call ves>els." Logs, according to Bernardin de St. Pierre, are generally of two colors, so that there may be no danger of confounding them with the fnrnitnre of thé house. The same author remarks that the flea skips by instinct on light-ooloi ed objects, other wise we might never be able to effect Lis capture. "Shakespeare himself." says La Harpe, "with all his coarse ness, was not without reading and in ii formation." "The wealth of a country, said Napoleon III, "depends upon its general prosperity." Chateaubriand was ready.to admit that Bonaparte was a great winner of battles, though out side of that the smallest general was more clever than he. "As soon as a Frenchman has passed the frontier, says Havin profoundly, "he enters on foreign soil." More might be cited, but this will be sufficient to show that ehe genius who remarked on the singular coincidence that usually brought fine rivers to the neighborhood of great towns was not alone in his glory. A Japanese Lawyer In Court. [Detroit Free Press.] Judges Allison and Biddle, of Phila delphia, had the pleasure the other day of having introduced to them Barrister B. Massugema, a Japanese of high rank, who had been sent to Europe by his government to study and was admitted to the bar in England. He was about five feet two inches in height, but had an uncommonly large h ead and a high, broad forehead, He wore gold eye glasses and had his thick, straight hair ent in a style approaching the bang. He was ceremonious in all his actions. He spoke English almost without ac cent. He said he had gone to Europe by way of the Suez canal, and is now on his way home by way of the United States and the Pacific. He said that he intends to practice law at home and added that he had certain improve ments in legal forms to suggest to hie government. 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