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Cauntjr Clcik
lltlll.U'iir Iti Lute,
Yml !nvec,i tic, then ; how tcry clever I
1 iti,-u.ilit i.h tvou'il scire ly uy i
Iwt'i' '.u-tliil iiiyst II lioivctrr,
I uil luve conic, an 1 si nave- 1.
II mv cool it hs line, ninl vrcltr I
Yntiiirn te-li'il ; I'm nfi.il.1 1 in late;
You've l,e 'ii h.iiuiik tl itn.it a inly 1
An 1 1 'a aim st lui.f.n nt clulit,
Si II M : I can tioir It strlUnir
0 it lih-rc in t'leiriay i-ltureli tower,
Vt In , I it nailer at j our likuiir
Tj v .in nir niu lialf an Imar I
I am ",rry : it liat luve you liecn ilolnjr
All I lie while ilown here by the pool 7
11 ; mil ll ir III it mliM ivo co Hue ?
II nr li ci) It 14 here, ulul cool I
How that 1 1 liT nltcs nnj m hifi
II rynal lilooius Hiiowj-sweit
Do jou s e lliioiitfli I lie m-irli-,1 franca
llu fontel-nifliota lit Juiirleit7
Anltliffiincenr nun lli.il rnclose-s
I'lio water am! hoiv tliclaea
Isiilin; null iiinliilo.riHia
fejfl- jlorciUlkcyonr face I
Yon like them 7 Shall I pick one
1 urn li iilc atnl coin or .lime 7
TneyHicloily but tliey inlek one, .
Ati-l ihey ulwjya la-le so boon,
IlereV jour tow. I Hunk lovo. liko II1I1 li
that liu 's ! titee-n UiisikIii,
An I llouvrs In tivei 11 two knit'.
Anil 11 hen ll'a (r..tln uil iliea.
It were surclt a terciloiis ttilnjr, love,
Tlut em iM lu.le III onc'a siiihl ;
It w ri In tt r, Mirely. to ilinirlove
OJ nlille Us Ij'.oom Is liilgtit.
Tlic fi all life Mill not In, ci -
llt',1 1I1N11V Hie m.o niv.tv 1
Tlioncti tlicthoini, luvltty t-cratchcil one'a llncer,
What I jou',1 rather keen It, an.l see It
Fi'leiui 1 Ha ptt.ils tan 7
If JOU Mill, Mill Amen so be It I
ou nuy be ilylit, alter up.
'I'lic Jlckiiiitfu iirtlic Miovt elroii,
culic ami Hope, true heart I
b.itiiuicr Is cold, nir tliouiih late the Snrluir,
eite-i t,ie hre-.l.t of II10 qnn t 111 it,
it 1 uu tmeialil sli. miner 1 glint of koM,
IMI tlie 1 ate- or the reir.il him- unf ,1 1
At the 11H1 ot the awalloii'a til-iir.
I "nine a-i I hope, true hear !
tuinni- is ruining tiwimh -.uni's be late I
W liiu,s Is inaiy ,ii,, iiailuijj lon,
lilll KOI ll,M "rill I'UV ll.ltll till 11,-11 Hn.n,
Ml, I
Curl, Hull III it iici ni- Kit. ill f,in 1...1......
lull, hull! that Is Ulu 2 to nail.
now v.k:m:ii kiit a wii i:.
:iUiu1f of the
l.lli' lllllieilol
flrcnt 'niiiiioicrM
I 11(111 Mll!lltl,
,1. i,m the .Musical ( uiiii r.j
Jlcrr von Iluliiw, the eminent artist.
mnrrieil Cosima, nno of Abbe Liszt's
ehariniiig ilaughlers. The uiiiiiu was os
tensibly iiurmtiuious, nml blesseil with n
icy 01 .' nir muilclu 11.
011 iiiiunv, w lien Wagner s name was
beginning to lnako n Mir 111 the woihl, ile
siuug to eoustilt tho grcnt apostlo upon
some niiii-ie.il woiKs, in which he himself
was mreh iiitcresteil, wishol to inito him
to his home as n , guest for a few weehs,
that they might enjoy iiiiinti-iriiptcil com
munion. Cusima nbjecteil. "Waiier is so 1I0111
iiieciing unit self-willcil," slie nrgueil,
"wo can iiCMr get along peiu'e.iblv with
him, anil to havo him fur so long a time
in tho same house wnuhl simply be un
bearable." Tho invitation was therefore
ilefineil from time to time, lint liko all
liuslianiH foinl of eairjing out their ile
sires ami imijioses, ami lilm all wives who
beeomo weiiiieil out with much importu
nity, Cusima at length consented. Fatal
ncipiieseeiico! Wugner came, saw anil
eonquouil I Tho "iliomtinic inllueiice,"
the lmloniitalilo self-will, the characteris
tic persistency, or what not, was nut long
in causing CiiHina to tiuiisfer her nffec
tious irrevocably fiom tho lesser to tho
gicattr ; ami, whtitccr may be said of
tho cupidity of tho hitter, it"is certain ho
rccililue.lleil the li.issimi. V 'ul,,rA
was one of Mie constancy and fervor, nml 1
lie was willing to bear the severest bur
den, not only of Cosima, but to under
take the lesponnbility of nil lit r children
with her.
Toor, nnfoituuato Von llnlowwas help
less. Hven tho father-ii.-law, Trauk
Liszt, seiing theeoiiuiliouof afl'airs, gavo
him little cuuifoit, nnd is said to have
counseled tlio father and husband to bear
his fate philosophically and btureuder nil
to tho enemy.
This he did, wondeiful to ul.ile, nnd n
sepaiiition was brought iibunt. After
ward, Von liuhiw obliginglv piocmeda
dhoico, and Wagner and C'osimii wero
martini, Vim llulow, in spite of thisap
purent ntiocity, coiitinuing to legard and
admire W'uguer from 1111 uitistio point of
view I
ltoccutly he ventiued tolindhis affinity
iuthegieat lotti ry of life, and marriel
again, only to bu assigned to a private
asylum alter a mouth's experience, thus
being punished for hi unexampled rash
luss nnd presumption.
Teiv instincts piesent nn nrrny of facts
so iuteu .ting us this mmriiigenl llichurd
Wngncr. Jt proved to be a fuitunate,
happy out., all the diio head-shakings
andcil pudictions fur tho futurti that
fulluwul lo the coulraiy, and wascement
ed with the rarest mutual devotion to the
veiy end ul tho miic.-tiu's life, when ho
nppaiu.tly fell nsleiji in tho aims of his
betovnl Cosima at the lipo age of 70. Ho
was still m the piimu ot his raro mental
powers, and was lovingly soolhed and at
tended by the piisence of his ihirling
Kiegfiied, an only son, who, it is hoped,
has inherited tho rich talents that bhould
be bcipicathed by such purents.
Cukiuui, iluublkss, folluurd too literal
ly tlio foolstips of her distnigiiislied pa
leuts, tho Abb- Liszt nnd the Countess
D'Aiignull, for tiny wire newr legallv
liiarried. Liszt, how e er, w ith eommeiut
able fr.udiui su, if not audacity, acknowl
edges tuo bright, beautiful women as his
daugliteis, besides a son j and 11 world of
ndmiKis, of all classes and conditions,
mnko pilgrimages to his shrino and are
proud to Iny their oftetings upon his mil
bical altar, just tho same.
Some. I'osluzc-Miimii lllslur).
The gieen threo cent postago stump,
which will go out of uso on and after the
first day of next October, will havo had a
run" of thiileen years. It succeeded
the short lived palobluo three cent stump,
which succeeded Iho red. I'ostago stamps
wero lirst issued by the government 111
1817, tho iiiiti.il issues being nllvoeent
stamp bearing tho fnco of I'rauklin, nnd
0 ten cent stamp on which was a likeness
of Washington. Tho second series em
bracing flvo denominations one, three,
live, ten and twelve was issue-d not long
nlteiwnrds, Tho 0110 bum tho fuco of
Franklin, tho threo that of Wnsliington,
thn flvo that of Jefleison, and tho ten and
twelvo different views of Washington.
Th reo higher eleuotuiuatious wero addeil
jn 1831, 11 twenty-four, thirty, nnd ninety,
Tho thnty was given 11 second view of
Iraiiklin, and thn other two varied im
pressions of Washington. A thiid issuu
wnsmadoiu 1801, without chaugo of fa
ciul ndoi nment. Tho Hist two cent stamp
wns printed 111 1803, and boro tho face of
Jackson. In 1SC0 tho fifteen cent stamp,
flrbt issued 111 18G1 nnd lutioduccd espo
cially for uso in foreign conespoudcuco
was giv 11 tho fuco of Lincoln. Tho
nquaro stamp design, of which tho bluo
threo was one, was invented in 1870, but
was tolerated only about onomonth, when
tho designs now in uso wero substituted.
Tho faces ou tlio stamps of that issue
wero; Franklin's on tho one, Jackson's
on tho two j Washington's oa tha three,
Ijincnlu's ou tlio sit, Jefferson's on Iho
ten, Clay's on tho Incite, Webster's on
tlio fifteen, Scott's on Iho tcnlv-funr,
jiiuniiion u 011 tlio thirty, nml Ferrv
IcomMoiloro on Iho ninctv. At n lull
unto the fnco of Stnntnn was put mi tlio
seven cent stump, nml tlio flvo uns given
lurneiu s 111 IMS'.'. As, ruler (Jctobcr I
the two cent stump will bo tlio most useil,
nml tlio llneo will iliinppcar, it will bo
filliiiR to give tlio new stnmp tlio fuco of
Wnsliington. Tlio hlnmps of thn issues
in 1 011 nun nio oliiolete. 'iliosoot
suiiseiiuent issues nio still vnlnl. In I8C3,
nml nenm 111 1871. thno wnsnn insim nf
Binmps uesigimteil newspaper nml peimili,
cm buiinps. iiiosoof itio lorinei' issuo
nrc now lmciUTeiit. They wero threo in
nitnibcr, nml of five, ten nml twc-ntv.fli.,
cents value. The issuo of 1871 were of
iwcuty.iuur ilenonuiiatiiinsof value rang,
ing from two cents to sijtv ilollars. tlio
mole expensive ones being for uso by
news ngents nml publishers in foiwunliug
""nil 1" Mill.
ui;is 01' i'i:nsi;iii,iN.
The Summer lnlnee of the Crent King
- "iiiiiiiHi 'limner Intel 1-
Littlo more than n stone's lln-ow frnm
uie telegraph wires which convey com,
inaudsfiom Downing street to tho Vice
roy of India (says the .Saturday J.'cvicw)
stand the luiusuf l'eisepolis, the Sum
mer l'alaco or the (treat King. In theso
davsof nrchaioloaical surveys nml seien.
tihe expeditions, despntehiil to the four
1 miners 01 1110 C o 111 at t ic i-xnenso ,,r
enlightened governments and learned so
cieties, it is certainly astonishing that no
vmciiiuuc investigation lias ever yet been
undertaken of the meat nitillcinl nlnt form
nn which stood the halls and li.thiccs of
i,uo iiuii ius successors, eiic.it sums
nave ni various tunes been wabtefullv ex
Pelided ou 1'elsetiolis.
A moiety of what was disbursed by tho
1 leucli goiernment in tho production of
1110 IIIXUI'IOUS ru 10a ,,f llnssro l'b,. .,1,1,,
a ut uostus -Voyage ell 1'ersc," if ituli.
eioitsly exnendi'd nn the sunt i.ii..l,i in
enabled those artists to gi t the caith and
rubbish cleared nil' the nlatform uii.ler
ineir peiSOUal Flllieritlteilileiiee nn, In
eito but one point, the curious system of
drams nullifying through this Cyclopean
"'"'.ii i""' "i wiiicn no nutlet n.ts ever
ye-t been luuinl. nnVht 11, 1,,,.., i.
thoroughly I'xpluicd. Judging from thn
linmeiiso quantities of niclueulogical and
nitistic Ireasuies which tho mud of tho
Cloaca Maxima haspirscivod to us intact
from the times of the Tumulus ,,,;i,i
..ll ll. i !..,!.. .;,! .! "
";' ""i,v: ""'i- in me sin 01 ino uraiu
which lucrces the fouiidatiuns of the Hall
of Aerxes theie mierht vet im f.i,,.i
sonal ornaments and household utensils
which had belonged to those who attend
ed the eomt of the (treat King, In the
plans of l'eisepolis hitherto published
theso drains Imvo alwnvs beenvcrv incor
rectly maikcd.
Their number is very considerable, and
they raimfv throucli t linwlliilr, itrnnliiin
of tho iilatfouu in almost every direc
tion ; and, but that thev are now for tho
most pnrt choked up with debris, thev
would seem toallowof underground com
munication between
Siicli wus prol .ably the intention tif the
builder, foi the nassaere uf Hie druiu im.
oiigimdly high enough to enable a man
to pass through without stooping ; nt
ireseut, iionever, the inquisitive travel
er hns to crawl about on hands and
leiiees; and. to sav nntliim' nf 11, ,i;c.
cuiiifoitnnd the dirt, runs crave risk of
illstiubiug the biesto of some stinv 11.111.
ther, or, peielunce, even n lioii-wheln.
these cool retreats being a favorito lair
with the wild beasts from the licit-hbor.
There is n paiiictilarly largo
species of upor, too, which infests the
iiaik noies ami corners 111 tho masonry ;
its body attains thu thickness of n man's
arm, and its bite is said bv the natives to
cause instant death.
It is perhajis curious that nothing
should bo positively known of tho man
lier 111 which the ruin of Tersepolis was
brought about. The Oieek historians
relate how Alexander the Great, in a mo
meut of drunken frenzy, and instigated,
ltis said, by Tunis, fired with his own
hnnd the palaeo of tho 1'eisian nionnich.
.Subsequent writers, however, have alto
gether disbelieved the story, nnd have re
ferred the mill of IVlsi poll's to tho epoch
of tho Mohammedan conquest. Against
this last view it iay bo luged that 110 ac
count is to be found in tho Moslem his
tonaus of nuy di stiuctiou of these palaces
having taken placo at tho time of the
conquest j and, bearing iu mind that
many of thoeaily annalists and geograph
era 111 Islam were conveited l'ersians, wo
should eeitainly Imvo had some account
of tho matter had theelevastatioii of what
they held to be tho throne of Jamshid
bes-n an event of thednys of their gland
fathers, and the woik of tho iconoclastic
, As tending to conllrni tho Greek tradi
tion of the eleslructioii having been caused
by lire, the traveller ninv Mill observothe
inaik of Han es on tho doorways nnd
Hall of Hundred Columns. A euiious
indication of the mateiial used for tho
loof of this hall is to bo ob'aiiied from
thu pieces of ehaicnal nud elianed wood
which form n la.ver e xtending npptuently
over tho wholo Iloor of the buihling. At
tho present day tho men of tho hall is
covered to thn depth of somo ten feet by
hardened mud and rubbish, mostly do
tutus brought down by the winter rains
from tho hill nt the toot of which the
palaeo stands ; but digging, which has
been underneath to ascertain tho position
am number of the columns, has evuy.
wheio brought to light a stratum of mud
continuing bits of charcoal, this stratum
being somo twelvo inches in thickness,
andljiug within an inch or so of tho
marble blocks forming the iloor of the
hall. This charcoal wo may take to bo
tlio lemiiins of brums nnd inteiiorllttings
brought ilovm nt tho falling in of tho
Examination under tho micioscopo
shoHBthat tho wood of which we huvo
heio tho ehurrcd remains came from n
tree eif tho pim, family, nnd from tho
markings of tho grain btill visible in tho
charcoal, even after a lapso of 2000 years,
tho tpecics may bo idetitilled as that of
tho cedar. Now conifers do not grow in
any of tho regions round l'ersepolis j tho
nearest ccdais 1110 thoso of tho Lebanon j
and though there is no doeuineiitnry uvi
eleiico on tho subject, wo may with somo
probability regaid this asthospot whence
camo tlio beams for rooting tho Hall of
Hundred Columns, if wo call to mind the
analogous ciicumstauce.s nt Nineveh,
where cedar chniconl has nlso been fount,
nud where clay tablets 1110 extant, bear
ing edicts in eiuieifoim writing reladng
to tho transport of this timber fiom the
cuast of the Mediterranean oveiland to
thovnlh'yof tho Tigris.
Tho ruins of Iho I'erscpiilitan palaces
havo a strango skelcton-liko appearance,
very striking on coming for thu Ihst Minn
up tho gigantiobtairway from tho plain
ou to the platform. Of each celitlco the
framework, so to Bpenk, still stands, but
of walls nothiiigieniains, Thobuildings
wero but 0110 story high. Doorways nud
windows, with hero nnd there columns
crowned by tho quaint double-giilllu cap
itals, stuuel out sharp against tho blue
sky, appearing iu many cases almost as
freshly carved ns in tho days of Alex.111
ilertho (Ireat. Theso nm nil ,,f ll,n,
hlack niaiblc etuarried in thoiielghboiing
iiui uiiiius ; 1110 wans ol tlio bmhlings,
on tho olher hand, would seem to have
been built of sun-dried brick, fnrof theso
absolutely no vestigo remains.
Tho black doorways nnd window-frames
of tho palaco of Darius will remind the
traveller most strangely of tho "wings"
of a theatre. Ho may walk out of n door
and return through tho spaco intervening
iicii imiiu 1110 neiguuuring window.
Tho original walls wero so thick that the
sculptured slabs tif mnrblo lining tho ex
its aro often n couple of jards blond, and
these, viewed from thn end f tl.oi.nii
wiin uio ngures 111 bus-relief standing out
iiie-iu iroin 1110 poiisneii still, ices, cer
taiuly iutensifv tho statre-likn 1 ffeet snin
congruous in these cliambcia of tho Great
A 1111,11 .IAslASllVlIi,
Iloyt James ftorilnn Ilemirll Lonfs
. ; nirc t,i 11 iriiisu 111
Whilo visitintr. several dnrn nfrn ,
steamshin that hns leeentlv li,.,.i,
tered for tho West India trnlln bv n in-,,i.
incut firm in this city, n reporter of tho
Jjewlork llWWhnppeiied to leiini that
ino siewam empioyeil 011 board had been
the first cook ou James Gordon Iienuett's
famous steam-yacht Xainounn. Suppos
ing that he miuht beablutil lelnlnsome
interesting experiences on board that ves
sel, no sought lum out
uu, yes. sir." said the rami 111 lenlv to
.n-niioii, Anas ursi cook on uoaru
Mr. IJennett's yacht for n long time, nud
lnul live men under me . too 'ri,,nivoa
aveiy times, you bet. Ho used to keep
us nil pretty busy servingup fancy dishes
tun 1 mining jus iiieinis,
"Did Mr. liennttt entertain much ou
board his yacht ?" was innocently nsked.
"Did Mr. Dennett eliterlnin ,n,,,.l. V
echoed Iho steward, with an expression of
iiuiiKicu siunriso ninl inrv. "vv. 1
should say ho did. Why, he did nothing
else but entertain all tho time. When ho
started out he had a big paityof friends
011 board. Then, as soon ns 'he R eached
the other sido they scattered, and betook
new ones on. and so it was nil tin, (i,
changing at every place we went to."
Where did ou ciltise in the N'n.
In tho Mediterranean while r un
aboard of her. Tho great time began at
Gibraltar. There was a big baud on
bonid, but they couldn't play much to
tell tho truth. Well ou un ,,,i,. 11. n
haibor some of tho men-o'-w.ir thtio b.i
lulcd us, and no leturned it, nud (hero
tho Oermau band began to pl.iy '.March
ing Through Georgia.' Pretty sick music
it was, too, nud when thev cot tired of it
ou 0110 of the war ships they plavcd ' Van
keo Doodle Came to Town.' Thai eve
ning Mr. Dennett cnteitainrd at dinner a
number of oflicers, and before we had
left Gibraltar ho cr mo mighty near to 011
tertaiuiug tho whole garrison, olllctrj,
men and all."
Wero the dinners livelv nml
nsked the reiioittr, inuoceutlv.
'vvnat.' exclaimed tliowuithystewiird,
ith astonishment. "Were thev l!v,.!-
and merry ? Well, you i-uti bet they w ero
pretty high times, unit loud, too. 'Some
times ns ninny as twenty gentlemen would
:i uunii 10 1111110 01 an evening, nml,
hilo that same German bind was uluv.
lug aits on tho deck until it would uuLo
,1011 sick, iiiey, clown 111 tho cabin, weiu
atmg ami driiikinir. D.ieh dm- ilmm
would bo n new bill of fare-, and as manv
as ten courses sometimes more, accuni
ing to the occasion and the c,inii,.,i,v
lieforo they got fairly down to the coilec
mv n,.n, .. ,.ll.. l...,.t.. n-
nllKnils l ti ii 0 1
. 1 '". nuiiiu .
cille.1 ,. ,l.l- .,,,.1 1.... .T 1 1. "... V I
., , ' """ ""'u ini-iii iiiiucr 11
sailors hornpipe. Then when they got
through ho had champagne served to
them like n prince. All the time we were
nt Gibraltar I had a miglitv hard time
getting nny sleep ;nt nil, what with the
cooking and tho rest of it. Then Mr.
. , ..- ,
Dennett was all tho timo plaving tricks
liken student. Ono night, verv late, ho
went down iu tho hold nnd tilled u big
pan full of somo sort ofJiiiiningbtulViiiid
set it utile. There) wits a bier llamn nml
a great deal .of smoke at once, and he was
delighted, and sent a boy rushing nronnd
the ship shouting 'Fire I' 'Fire!' ntthu
top of his voico like n madman. Tho
guests elown in tho bnloou and the sailors
and nil on baud enmo up em deck terri
bly frightened and most of them only
hnlf dressed. Sumo of then jumped
overboard and boats had to bo lowered to
pick them up. They wero very sheepish
when Mr. Dennett told them it was only
ajoKe. Hoouly wanted to get them up
so that they might hnvo some moro fun
with him. Now, I tell you, mostof them
fellows wero pretty mad, hut v tut sec thev
didn't bay n word, because thev we 10 nil
his guests nud didn't wnut to oileiid him.
Ho ordered up llzz nud polly, nnd tney
sat there lauglting and talking in their
shuts nud uightgimiistilliniiruiiig.
"Another time, nftcriibigdiiiiu'r, about
1 o'clock iu thn morning, Mr. Dennett
camo tqi 011 deck alone, and calling one
of the men ou watch told him ho wanted
a hose. Tho man fetched it to him, not
suspecting anything, and taking the noz
zln 111 his hands he stumbled down-staiis,
opened tho slate-room doois, am quick
er than a Hush poured n big slieaui of
cold water into all tho beds where the
men w ero bleeping. That timo thev w ere
hopping mad and did some tall swearing;
hut in tho morning nothing more was
said about it,"
"Wero thero ever nny ladies on Iho
yacht ou theso occasions?"
"No, sir, wo scarcely ever hud any
ladies ou board, and then only tor n shoit
"After leaving Gibraltar wheio did Mr,
Dennett go with his yacht?"
"Wo cinibed through tho Mediterra
nean, slopping at all tho ,uico places on
tho way. Ho must have ,,ls ,,f fi i,,,lu
fur wheicver wo'stupped great numbers
eif gentlemen camo out to see him, and
10 ulwavH entertained II lent linii.luiiiiii.K,
Vt uncut to Alcxiiudnu just befuio tho
hoinbaidment to leave u coiipln of JliraUI
correspondents there. Defora entering
tho harbor wo received n message fumi
tho JAdniiral advising Mr, llcniictt to
keep outBido becausu tho tiring might be
gin nt any time. Su tlio two gentlemen
had to be sent nshnre iu tho launch, and
wo wuitcd outside till sho camo back witli
two others that wo took to Malta. After
that wo went back to ,Havie, wheiu the
Juatuotinn wus laid up, nud Mr, Dennett
went to Paris."
"You were on bouid tho Xamouiui fur
somo timo nnd saw her uuder all circum
stances. What kind of 11 bunt is shuV"
"Well, sir, she's mighty hnndsnmu iu
sido nud out, and about us convenient ns
any craft I ever saw or got into j but us 11
sea boat sho ain't wollh nuv thing. Yuu
seo sho is tuo short for twu waves and too
long for one, nnd so sho can't rigid her
self properly and lolls hko the deuce.
Mr. Denuett was pretty disgusted with
her before ho got through. Ho offered
her for sale to n young liiibsian piiui'e,
who liked her looks, went down to Huvio
with a pnrty of friends and took 11 shoit
crmss in hgr. When ho got back ho said
itTTTfT.TVrarrrnsr -rfn uimviv uni.n . .... .
7 - 7 - . - - . 1 V." ) VJ. Ill IJ 1U lOOUl
he didn't think sho would do him. Hineo
men siio iins been Inn up nt n privnlo
dock that Mr. Dennett had built for her
Tiii:sT,tn m i'ioov
Tlicllrlelnor Uio IJccenlrlc
Tho April Atlantic is enriched by
paper from Lliznbsth Robins giving tho
genesis of tho stngo IiufTuon, It appeirs
by this genealogical account that ho Is n
descendant of tho devil. In tho medieval
mysteries nnd inirnclo plays wo havo Iho
beginning of tno modern drama, and in
them Satan was the iester and tho most
conspicuous character. Tho crotesquo
demon with horns and cloven feet who
grinned from cathedral walla, nml the
carved gargoyles that spouted water from
the roofs, represented tlio samo lnischiev
011s "God's apes" thst wero made familiar
10 tno peopio by tho sacred plnys which
often took placo 111 tho churches them
selves, SiiiKiilnrlv enoutrh. it wns in II,,,
ages when Satan was most feared that ho
was most travestied nnd caricatured, A
Curious survival of this feelinw is t,ii,n,l
in Spain, tlio most devout of nil Catholic
countries, where to-day tho comic demon
is retained in the passion play although ho
is omitted nt Obernmraergnii. In Ger
many tho devil was so popular ns a jester
lu " " "ivsiery 01 1110 Illtccutli ceiltlll'V
as many ns eight weio introduced in a
single pel formnuce, Hans Sachs letaiu
vil the devil iu his sacred plnvs, nud thcio
is extant n bill of n painter who wns 1111-ploye-d
at the playhouso in tho Dutch
town of Alkniaar. civinc such il, una ou
theso : Tmprimit, mndo for tho clciks n
hell ; item, the iinvillion of Satan ; item,
tWO tiairS Of devil's hror.Mina itnm .,
shield for n Christian knight ; item, havo
painted tho devils whenever they played ;
item, somo arrows and other small mat
ters. Even nfter tho clown tn,A- ilm .lo.ii'o
placo on tho English stage, therowero
sumo regrets for the old favorite. Den
Tim arm tmil-na mm nt liiu nl.nnn.
claim; "My husband, Timolhv Tattle
God lest his poor soul I wns wont to n
thero was no tilav niilmnt f.,,.l .....in
ilevil in't: ho was for tl, devil tim rlll,,
bless him I Tho devil for his money, he
would say. I would f.iin see the devil."
inc sight of one devil thrashing another
was cousidercd irres stiblv boiMul.!,.
and tho mere mention of tho llames of
hell made tho demon-jesters "readie to
III the nlavs eMlled the
which succeeded tho miracle plays, hav
ing tho vices and virtues persouilied bv
way of nctors. Vico itself took the place
of the devil and was teased and budgeted
liy evil. This is supposed to bo tlio orig
in of thn scene in tho minuet show 111
hich Punch makes oil' with tho devil.
111c custom of assocmfinr lull ilv nil
laughter with Satan led to tl in still mfito
rem.nkablo habit of associating them
with Death, nnd in dances, satires nud
pictures Death became the fnvnrili.iVi.ier
Such was tho origin of tho Jhmic .Vara-! l'"1' ''til-" danger of planting too soon,
lira which has como down to us in lnanv 1 n"'r "lu f''ott 's "ell nut of the ground,
pnintings nnd engravings under the name nn moi!,i '"' I"w InllJ 'here is danger
uf tho Danco of Death. of plauling so 1 inly, that the cold wet
After tho disappearance of Iho sacred I ' r ,Uil.v eiuittuuc so long that tho
plays and tho moralities the reviving lu" '"t hefoio sprouting ; whole
drama demanded n merryman fur the "'elds are some times lost iu thisway. Tho
stage, nud the clown was "invented. Ho ''tltT way is not tu nlltuipt togrow eaily
still survives iu tho circus nnd ns "Urud- P'datues on moist or wet land, but to
dcr Hones" iu tho minstrel shows. In j j1!""' ""'"' 1,11 "ell drained land that is
Spain tlio rolo fell upon Giacioso, n face-' ''igh enough to bo warm in tho spriug,
tiuus and familiar servant, whoso special ' n1"' .vt't nut Ingh enough to dry tho crop
function was "to swear in a milliner that j "1' '" J'i'.v-
would havo satisfied Puniugo in his. The (i.iiden. As soon ns tho frost is
wrath ngainst Tronillogaii." Iu England I oul "f. t!u ground tho garden claims our
Iho words of Hamlet to tho playeis show nltenliini ; a warm sheltered position
that the license to tho menyme'ii was id-'should he rehete'd fur eaily peas j and if
Vl-Ollt- 1,1 Ul.nln,,,,..,. l.-l...- ! WO III .sil-O III llllVO ll,, tl.ii lnl.1., It.n
tailed 1
... cimi, o uiiii, iieiuir cm-
. ",wu iiiu inn v v uur ClUM IIS
.1 im iiiuro euuu is Bel elown lur the 111.
iu tiilliianv ns ear v ns 15e.-. link,, VI.
1 '""' "-"" no'go lieviia, looisauil lilll
nbominablo masks," whilo in France
tragedy nnd comedy wero completely
separated, and only in thu latter
uimoun uiiowi'U to uppenr. In Italy tho
. "j uiU iiiHin. iiiiiuii iiiiu niu-
euniiviil elinrooti.rs
II I y.llllV 1111,1 tl.n "III,,,,,,, .t..-At. 1. I
were ill tho 1 tlh century iulioduced upun
tho comic stage, and new varieties of
jebters soon npjieared. Every tlieater had
its Cupitano Sjuveuto a 'bloodthiistv
cowanl or its Dobadil. Tho Xcapoli
tans invented Tnrtaglia, who Auiuse'diet
pie by being fat and stupid, nnd Pantal
cone "wholly a lion" took his place ns
n ludicrous pietender,
Two of the Italian jesters Fuleinclhi
nun uancquiu liavu been nrctty well
domesticated in Kuropo nnd Aineiic.i, iu
puppet shows and pantomimes. The for
mer is the well known Punch, husbnud uf
iiiiiy mm giiii-iuther ut tho literarv peri
odical that beius his name, "in Ger
many Punch is often renlneeil lie- llin m.
liunal bull'iim Hanswiirst, or Jnckpud
diug, to wiinni a pari was given in tho old
popular veision of Faust,"
Jfatleqiiiu was nt first n stupid nnd
1 imiiu ia unci, out in I'.iigiauu lie ne
e.iinon lunio iniiiuitant chnrieter th.iu
Ciiliiinbiuo or l'aiitiiloon. In later times
the clown has overshadowed nil three.
and as "Iho last survival of a 'gnodlie
and nierrio compauie,' ho has combined
111 his one person almost all tho traits of
111s predecessors.
.11 hi-net).
Mot.icr n! Heroics I ana still youthful Mala!
. , Maylbluittotlieo
As thou wast h) nine.) nn Iho shores of Jlalx ?
. . t'r nny I moo thee
lu tlio earlier hullun 7 or thv smiles
hei k .is they once were boiirIiI, in tJrcelan Ulcs,
uy lianls m h 1 illeil content mi pleasant suanl,
I.ciiv liijf ere it vemo unto a little c"un 7
el. cue me their ohlvlieor, an, I unlir,l
save of the unlet priiinose, an, I Hie np.ui
eif heaven, an.l few ears
Itouii'leil by thee, my sonjr shoui.i .lie invay
t'oiitent mthcir'a,
lticli In the iiiiiiplo ivoiahlpof a dir.
.1 Vojnifiif-oiu Ktat 151s.
a .nunt tu.
Prom the Detroit Tree rren.
Apnityof threo young men from Iho
agricultural districts entered a second
hand clothing store on Michigan avenue
yesterday morning, and 0110 of them
lluully bought a secoud-hond coat. He
was solemnly assured that it was 11 fit that
Shakspi'iiro would huvo been proud of,
and that it increased his beauty "00 per
I'ent., nnd ho went nwny perfectly satis
lied. Ju about an hour, howorer, ho re
turned and said:
"Say, this cost Isn't a fit, nfter nil."
" Vluit nils dot goat now, eh ?"
"Well, it's too short iu tho back, forono
"Let mo look. Too short, eh ? Um.
My fiendt, who tells you so ? '
"Doth tho boys."
"And vhas dose poys tailors
"Do they get mult somo fashion-blales
from Pans?
"Vhell, how isli it doso poys know so
much ? Dot guut nlluwa fur v 011 to bthaud
oup iind bendoufer. It nfluws for your
back tu shoitcn ooji or lengthen oudi."
"Hut tho blceves 1110 too short "
"Let tno see. Only hut night my w ifo
sit up all night to cut iiiTelusoslecTrH uud
muko em 111 stylo, uud now you vhiint n
a Bleevu liko Nouhworoinder Ark I Vhell
nopody would tliink dutof you."
"I tuii't hardly bend my arms," con
tiuued the buyer.
"Vhell, I sold you dot goat fur Bundny,
Y,.u eloan' ehoi. wood on Sundnvs. Ihoi.n?li,.i , n. ,
, Vhen you desiro to bend vouf arms tint
1 ou some 01'
"1 m not nt nil satisfied with it, no mat
tor what you sav."
"Vhel. Io.ni'l. licln ,lnl Afloi.
I. 1.1 .. t . .
n , nronnd or drink beer nud cot vonr bodv
, nil outof shniio uud don como pack untl
complain. My freudt, dot goat vhas for
n ftlwxtll..,.. Tl . i,
".".iii.in, men you wear iiyou
mm,, ,,u u Biiciiueniau.
"I paid you $S for it, nud I'll tako SI.
"You can have it for SJ."
lining man, let mo oxplaiu. I vhas n
paiiurr mitiiiy wife. Sho pnys nml 1
-.1. oiiu is now 111 i;mcago. Uoairyou
sen iiot gnat. Tako ft homo unit wnit
- l unlll yon shrink n leedlo nnd your back
Hiinrtens oop, nnd you Thill den put on
11.1 gone una set nil iter gnls grnzy nnd
make all dcr young men shenlous. Tako
111; advice. I vhas in der clothing pees
ne ss furly years, uud I know der cloth in
dot gnat, It vhants n good thunder
shower nud two games of base-ball to
inaitc it ut you 'lko a linmllo to ri goffee
mill I"
April 011 tlio I'm 111.
tnom the ilassaclmictla I'lougliiuan.
Milch Cows At no season of tho year
uu niiicii cows uceii moro euro man eittr
ing this mouth, especially thoso that aro
about to como iu ; n siuglo hour's neg
lect sometimes results in the loss of a
valuable nnimnl. .Not only should the
food be of a healthy character and given
wilh'regnl.uity, but the comfort of tho
annual should bo cucfully looked after.
Fur several days nfler the calf isdropped
the ceivv should bo Kent from cold dmfta
or air, nnd where she will not bo nnmiy
ed by other cattle'. Avoid high feeding
cow comes
jnai, uiiiuu aim several eiays niter tlio
'Y1' ' lo Grass. Thoso who
!'i "coding iloviii to grass 111 tho
l11"'" "bou III 1I0 so ns early ns possible.
, nun nave tho grounds woik well : for
1 rtn!'l',i,' ',1, germinate we 1 needs frc
1 ""us' wltlln,t hot snu of June.
,' , ""' iu wniiiue grass
I ",u VV"'S c muses one 01 tno best.
! ,cc-''!"".'- ",1''1"'"' R"n enily nnd does not
, fJ'T'" lmi.'1 V 'meh m Bomo ot,lcrs i
u r 'Y".M "'.n 110 sH very thick or it
1 will luiure the volin? rrr.iss iilnnta U.y.
ic.v is 11 giuiii crop to sowwitn grass seed ;
e)tl some soils it IS better thnn rve lint it
will not do we'll em ns great n vnriety of
nuns, .m u nno it is ueiier 10 grow somo
crop that can be harvested by tho 20th of
August, and Ihen seed down to grass.
Jitrly potatoes. The custom of plnnt-
lug put aloes l ni'l V IS much mnni nrem.
I lent than formeily 1 this chanerohas been
! OAUied irub.ibly by Iho desire to get
'tin in hitivosted befnie the third crop of
I liee lies i-ome. On warm dry land them
" . , ,,iu i.tmu mu
17th of .lime they ,11111st bo planted early
111 the mi nth, and onoour.igcil to grow by
n lilu r.il dressing nf nianuro rich iu phos
phates. It.idtshes and enrly turnips
bhuiilil be planted ns soon ns tho land is
wnim enough and dry enough to pulver-iz,-;
but they should bo phtntcel where
soil is light and somewhat sandy ; or
Ihey will grow strong and bo wonnv,
Di ets should bu plnutcd early for sum
mi r use, nnd as the-y will endure tho cold
bitter than many other garden vegeta
bles, by sowing ns soon as the soil is in
gnnd condition, they can bo obtained
huge e.10 igh fur the table iu July,
Duly Ploughing. As n rule early
ploughing is nut desirable except fur ear
ly clops. Land that is ploughed but n
few days liefum planting is in better con
dilinu fur grieving ciups than if ploughed
several wexks before ; it not having been
beaten down by heavy rains, it lays up
much lighter and is therefuro in better
condition for plant gruwth. If plough
ing bo delayed until n few days before
pl.iiitiiig.einps that mo not planted before
the last of May, give time for a consider
able gionth of grass to plough iu, which
is in a condition to rapidly decay and fur
nish cuvllcllt plant fund.
Tho Strawbeiry Ded. If n new bed is
to be set it shnulil be douo ns soon ns the
hind is iu guud condition to work well j
many m.iko a mistake by selling plants
alter w.inn weather bets in, it is best to
set them iu Annl so as to eet the benefit
of Iho spring rains, Old beds should bo
looked niter ; thn winter covering tnkeu
off, and the paths denned out ; but pluuts
, .iiiii:iili ut iii-ui- mm tins year
hiioiiiu not 00 iiibluilieil by tho hoe.
Currant nud Gooseberry Diishcs
'rl.n., . 1 1 1 :
mourn le'i-eive our cany attention ;
if the grass was not kept entirely out last
autumn, it should bo carefully ifug out us
soon ns tho fi.Kt leaves the ground, then
11 win eninn easy, nut unit togrow a few
weeks, the labor uf removing will bo very
iniieh incuased, especially among the
gooseberry bushes. Tho pruning ktiifo
niiuiiiu uu u.seu quiio ireeiy it large fruit
is expecti d. The currant must bo eu
cuiiiug! d bv larie niiantilies nf mniinro
111 fact if mulched with mauuro it grows
nn inn iieuer nir it.
ihe Asparagus Jicd.-iThis tooreqniies
mi' euii,! aueiiiiiiu 01 tne gnnicner ;
whilo it will bear uuiln
ing as tho currant, it will grow well with
11 luudiialo dressing, 10 curds to tho aero
iieing suiiieieiit tu insure n goud crop.
Iho mauuro should bo well dug in as
Buuu us u.ei urnui ii iiccnmou we u
Iho old lua-'tico uf sail ine; hns liemi
iibiitidoiicd by guud cultivators, it being
iuuuu iu uu an injury instead 01 a benelit,
A fair .ttirscrr.
It is not patented, so wy nroutlibeity
to deseribo it. To build 0110, erect u
shelf in somo convenient comer of tho
calf p.lattiro lllinut as hierh nbnvn thn
ground us an ordinarv cow's Udder, nr n
Jilllo higher. Cut out round holes 111 tho
sneii, 01 buliieieutsizo to icceivo tho bot
tom uf 11 milk pail or other tin vessel. In
thn bottom of buch vcssid ptick a small
llolo with t.u awl and direellv 1 ionn.it 1. it
solder 011 a piece of lead pipo or other
small tube, an inch or more long. Over
this tuba draw u piece of rubber hose aud
wiro it lightly to tho tube. With warm
milk pou nil into thn pail, illicit tho rub
her tent into tho calf's mouth aud let him
Buck. To inako tho deer ptiun still more
purfect, strips of old biillaln skin may bo
tacked to the under sido of Uu Bhclt for
receiving Iho bunts of tho calf, beiore
hole.iius that buntltiir is n Biincrtluom
opcraliein, which ho suun will, us thu How
of milk is eoustaut till tho supply is ex
hausted. This artificial mother allows
uiu au to t.Uig th milk iu a uore ua-
. "r'r" .1 ,,i . "nuva is
no n. Hv;r;" z ,"'"c" . "
!"1 llkcly, to l"'Tliro '" disagrecnblo
.mull ui suciiing tno enrs or its mates.
I'nrin llrevlllca.
.Many believo Hint a ton of fodder nnd
n ton of good liny fed together to milch
cnwsnro nenrly equal, If not quite, to
.ou ions oi goon nny, 1
Tho Colorado fanner thllilm linllnir nnl
only unnecessary, but a disadvantsD-n In
Limn beans, nnd advises tho clipping off
" v'u e-iiiuiiiiig teniiriiK, tints mailing tho
'mum low noil liusliv nn, I , ..il ,
As common red clover matutes its seed
upon second growth, failure may succeed
'u,,iau " iiiniini, insects, or uccnuso
thO first crowtll wns not cut nnrtv ennmrl,
to permit tho second to ripen its seeds
IJClll-L-llJ ,
If seeds aro to bo kept over n year they
should bo placed in n cool placo and ex-
UU....11 i 11Biu nun air. Keeping them in
tho dark weakens vitality, perhaps from
the tendency to trrow which dn t-k'tiontt 1,1.
cites, but unaccompanied by moisture
eiiuugu 10 putiortn leaf and root.
Tho manure from unhoused stock ex
posed to cold nnd wet is less valuable
1 11111 irom animals carefully Btnbled, with
tho samo feed. Not only 'is much of Iho
excrement wasted by rains, but it is in
Uiu 1.. --.'.v.. 1 "
b; iV " , ' .";il"",u t
lutcly wasted.
When a notato is r.T,mo,l (,. n, lll.i
li.no- wtiit,, ,V;:,ii ' "5 . - V;H
-ed potaiue. slundd "be'sui tlihii
Deforc flllinc III. vncnnt nloo .1...
oichani w.ti, 1 ...
think ii "i e n ' "'"'
I fc , i- 1 Brow" trees now
si. Iiugwill nut with good manuring
brii g inore fruit thnn a larger nuniber
. t, ii-i '."V , ,"",""'" ere
t r u: e e , z r m;
fertility each should hc.
i.iiiiy iiiiieueu cuicltens aie mrice v f-nr.
v..i.. 1...1-1 .
oils than those pioduccd later iu the si a-
son, w lieu not nml dry weather nddles
half tho eggs while incubation is in tiro-
grcss. It is more trouble to care for the
very earliest chickens during cold, wet
weather iu March or April, but the cock-
Crcls Will brillL' fnnev iirii.ru no rl..
broilers, and the pullet's mil bo good lav"-
ers next winter.
In scttintr nn orchard it is w..ll in i ;i
oiiupianu, not only on account of better
jiaiuuge, out niso liecallEe trees set im
nlluvial toil nifikcR n muMi nr iv.i
mm-nouu rntiior thnn ot fruit. On low
groiiuil tho fruit will oftt'ii ho lanro. 1ml
not ho well roloicil or highly Uavoretl ns
on mniiuu, wiiPie mo wooU growth in
smaller, ami both lenu-s ami funt linti n
f,,1Irt .1.11 .
fuller exposiuo to tin suu'h iav.
'I !o Voir of flprlus,
I urn con-irij,'. I am cnuinc
U irk I iiiu in uu um, n hviiuuun.f ;
t;, t Im Uw h nunii,: hiKii
In Uu blu. ainlfiumiv k ;
.Mi'l tlic j:tiaM re nn'ihu witiff,
H liftliii.MiMinJ lit iilry rivts.
See, the yellow ritkhiH rovpr
Ml ihoBiin-ltr nUimiHovcr;
,Hil on li.mkH ul inosny urcvn
Mar-like iirlniroNCH aro Hcrli ;
Ami ilivir flutter ntt U'.ie helo-r.
White an l purj-le tiolinbiow,
Hatk I 1 1i e tiiw-iiorn 1 unM aro bloalltiff ;
Aiii lite uslfnr rooks .tro nuetiiij
In tin; t Jim .i iii.y cioHd I
All ttu uitiii nrc hiiirfimr louu :
AnI the Him white huiu-rny
IiitlieMllithlne tliiicfs by.
Turn thme tr( cahIi nt.) h(aen !
(iuil fur thee the fciinujf hm ui,
'I miwht the lilrN llu-ir un-lii.n
C lull di I lie mail ami ciiand the t-ktci.
I'ur thy I'ltaMirt or tin fuol
I'uurthy 8jul in jjiaMiu 1-.
Tin: siwii or iii;tiim:iii:.ii.
a star Willi u c urioiiN IIUior)-It Ilr
il'l'iuruiii i' I'AIiVtlt'U .OUII,
Kioui the I'fovhlence Journal
1 lie reappearance of this wonderful varia-
blc starisaprobilnllty that may become 11
leahty nt any time, lis pe-ilo,l, If it hav
one, must ho very nearly completed. Xo
star in the urinuuicnt hns a more curious or
inie-rcninj! ins'oiy, it was ilucoveied in
in 15TJ by 'I'm ho llrnlie, lu the constellation
diplopia. Wlie-n lirst hecn it wiisaslarce
na u siar in u.e ursi lillntnliule. It In
ore-awn Mimiiy in si.a unit Lrillui'icv until
it nv.illeil euus uud win visible, at linou.
.uy, uie mi, r neliiir lust ol nilazzlir," while
afierward jcllow mid tin illy ri'il. It shone
urniiu v nir nearly n niuiilh tin n iiraihi illy
lienilexcl I v the oeeilrn nee nf
tt. um . 1.. T o .
IXMd 11 new stai l ad Mir,,,,- Inn. b, ,,',.
oilursiliiiiKiitagreiit eilliilconUicr.illou
w-.n eoIiiL'oii inniie of li e suns of tn ; ,.
ftar was uu Hie nud tlic thinus w 11 .i,Hm I
up our sky. When ll.u lire l.iirnt nm nml
the'ttir wns Fi-cn 110 lime, it was supiniscd
tli.it Us niiv.i.111 um fuliil'cl ami ihat it I
woiilil net it UKuln tl.ln,.' lu the star-
ni-ntliv. I
Vi-i ,1.1 , .
vea ' . K,i r ,2
ull.e heavens ocuinied bv .he , J 7 , . .
Uraho. IVom time to time it Ins Wen ob-
pervi.l ever flute, ami t hue is little
hesiiailun in atsutinn' tint this
tinv ftnr U the Piimu ilmt cmi.
denly hlnml furtli In 1.172. The iliscnverv
timt it Hill lAls'cil pre veil Hint it cuuli! not coLrtl1 IU,Illt bu- lom cot. A
be a tempuiary utir itml milit net he a hhiz. et,lH 1'iality of ehitctti ni.iKtH a haml
iiiirsun. Bimio coeritiff ; this tnav be fasteiieilto
A close invisllirntloii follounl tn fin. i nm
II uriillil RHUS I mil UU'll nnvimislv n.
cniiK-ii in me mm' locality. Cunou-Iy
euiiiu. Miiiimr i r;mii ttats were fouinl to
IV ' i 1 i . V.i- J" . 1 01 UIC
ii oi me
U was
15.2 is a
tyeiirf. If
thin fort; inluic.l ilu.t Uu- uir tlt
arhihte w ith a pi noil of about 'MO v
tins Iheoiy piove Hue, Ihe tunc for the slur
tolaprt'aris mar at haul. T),e Inst rnrm I
wasOSears. The star was llkiefnteduc
in letu, it it lestheii its maviinum btiht.
nesi after the lipsj of the same
if !. , ...,.. ,i .... , ,
the (Irst ric.ir.leil amicarance ot H e
t luiiin I'Jitrv iiiiir lll'lli HIS I roll I I
star tte th ill e-iinio lo He mr vicinity of
the hlrlh of ChiUt, l'oilic aslroiuiiners have
not f.ilh'il lo coniucl Uie Itvu ctenls, and to
infer that the "Star In the I-.'ust," poiuliiiirlo
Ttvetltv.thrio olher i-lam shnil.ir In it,,, mn
here de&cillied havo been observed fl tun time
lo time MUliln thu last 2,000 jciim. The-y
iliiubtlcis existed in the tldis us mnnll n,i
before tliey blazed roith. nml mill evihi
llie-re, leaily to tiliizi) forlh a 'niu uuilcrMui.
liar conditions. Thiy uio uow classed as
varlalile slurs. Ihotieh no mm lmi i.-t elmrli-
solteil Hie problem of their loner nud iiicom.
na... i..7T7i I TTiT , ...
' Sni'?UiiB of Chailey, ' t ahl Frank, "thero
Is nmi Hiln,. ,.i,n..i i.iiti i t ,l ,, , ,.-1 ,, i
.is.?,c "S ll1'0'" , I I kl when li? t
it tiiiiiir. ton enua ttavs i l i.-mi iiinni n n. "
n tiling, you caualttays depend uimu him
- i iiiuiigui, - vcniiireii iiioinns, "tiutt Char.
lev ttu -i not mile ul trly -luted fer truthful,
uess." "Hi it's Just it," nulled Frank:
"ttheu he cars a tliliur. vou know he'ilvlmr.
f and Ihcrefiiiu know just it-hat to depend up
OQ." llotton TranKrivt.
I .... .. i
Tlio llrmiii.
In Iheilreaiu I .1 1 r n nit to-nlclit
novocainc, armcl nilh nmaitlc tslijlit i
J-ret nml fever, Uoiibt nn.l fear,
Koes that haunt his llnj.ioin here,
Mliieoiicep'ion, valu tririit'iiiif,
""'"'"lonirlnii.c i,l lorccltinir,
l lieilark Mullen or elianirciiii'l Hcalh,
Ker liourlniroii hli pith '
yanlslieil, from noun, I or nlulil,
Iiilhoilrciim I ilreamt to-iilitht.
Time's stmnit haml fell liilnless ilown !
rioiooililaze, sUhoitlierfioivnl
My fiii.iilelon, eoi'l nurpl Ine,
ha le,l 'neatli tho hniipy eres t
Ami the voice 1 love no sprming.
An, I 'he sinilo 1 101 e w an nnkuia
Sunslilne lu Iho nol.l 01 wealhcr,
VVhen wettritoi! ilnnotoirellier t
For you reimie.l m royal rlirht,
In Ihe lire 1111 1 ilreiuiit to-nls'it.;
An 1 1 woke, fln-1 woke to s"o
A colli yorl.l, li ire u 1 1,1 mle lo me,"
A ivorhl who.,, ntai c un-l nneer scatec hl.Men,
I olil me that an flint fi,it,l,,.n,
Ivc an, I trnnt ma.t ever pliif
In so nml 11 cla.ji ns mine i
All too latut mi. I Mamie lfron,
for fills Unit wiuth Iml.lnall IHo-in!
All, bent to Mac. lorie ttiiiirieiiic,
ihenivect ilrenlii I ilieamt tcnifht.
Ml Mi IVar ;.,unl.
10.111: Tiii'ie s.
olc oil IloiinelioM llecnrntloii.
A pretty wnv of nsino llu, l,,.oi rn,.:.i.
urns, i.aster una birthday cards so much
111 voguo nt present, is to pasto the cnrel
7.' . .1 1 . 18l''l"ri'nuple of sizes
satin or velvet
teiimsou s.iliu will look
. . ol,' ,nl"u"t..n".v '''"''). nnd cut nn oval
1. 11 ." i: ,'' r "l ' .. tnr.1'
f.M!,!'r'l:.ri. i f-tetthe
., '.""S suicucs. ion can cover
is ncessy? S'tiX"
l'relty and ineipenive lambiequins
n ' . , " ' ... 1 ""'!'
"V"'"- i"1: ivi,fr 1 " '"
'""itni i nun cut eiuier 111 the .11 e-
pointed or straight style. Trim the lower
edge with n bnx plaiting ,,f the ere tu.,1,0
about two inches wide. Make, a , x
piniting six tut iglit mchis wide for the
:?i? ,ui ,,
u, ii," ;Z;nib 1,2
. ... .. -......... ...... .
Ml irunmeil w-itlt liinrrn v ,i,,l 1
hreqniu tuny be made of olive greeii or
garnet Iclt. It should be n fontiltep nnd
pcrfietly straight nt the bottom. Trim
the lower edge with heevv frince to
match the color uf the felt nud fasten to
the mantel with gimp and tacks. The
Iliniili-l cult lie fiii-lli, r l.rnilit. .1 1... 11
w'ui paint or emluoider by tracing nn 'it
a pretty miming vine. Fur those who do
neither, tho iuiuish nun nine t r-uies.
' " uougiu 111 most lancy stores,
I niiniii 1111 i ns. uii-iiitiu 111 uci'ora-
turn. L'lcUy tutu s fnrtho Httiiia or Ik .1
rouiii nie miuleoi linen. Thev cm bo
ireuuoutlv laiitali lcil Mitlmut Uetiiment.
A ynul of "bufflieiK liueir willmake twn
by cuttitiff through thettntcr. Tiiis will
mako tlu' ti,lies r,,cl1 a 'Al' il1 u'th nml
I n 1 ui! if lifili' n v.ii',1 ii ... I. . j ....ii:...
about half a .vunl wiili.. Wmfe outline
sjltrh a "Katn (.HetMway or "Mother
(ioose" hl.etch iu ltd cotton, r.iuge nut
top una hottom ot tnlv about ten iuchpr.
Yoil cm Lbot tho finite if .n m'.l.
About an ineh aboo tlio liiusro'draw out
hovcrul throails ninl hetnKJihK fil..f
ct of the samo nmteri il or nam on ted in
the tamo wav is lovelv.
A hanuSonio chair or Kf.f i eiilit,m ,a
made of eouti-astine; shinies of evet,
siitin en-eashtneii'. Take two siiuares of
tlio lililtiri.il. the size voil wiOi vonr ein.li.
ion to be ; cardinal "nud n.ilo blue, or
black and old roM are suitable coins.
Cut each siiuaiu into two ii.uts diagonal
ly ; sew together n half of each color ;
embroider a desiern over Ihu seam or n,,t
as you please! sew the squares lojrether
and finish with n heavy cord to inateli the
material ; place a heavy tassel at each
comer and it is finished! This makes an
uniquo and elegant ciu-liiun, esiieciallv if
velvet bo used.
Pretty easels to hold shells or I, i,. I n i-..t
can bo made by usiue; for foundation the
rulers or measures wlneh are now-dis-
inuulPiI Tor ndteitisinir purposes. Split
them and cover them wilh velvet. If vr.n
choose to tie the p.tits tnere-thcr with rib-
bun, you niav do su, or simplv sew them
with Btrouc silk or thread.
A irood wuvto e'uver a striiieht.lneke,!
chair which is in uso in the e'oniinnu sit
ting-room is to cut a puco of cretoune
the e'xuet sizo of the back: hem it with n
narrow hem, aud then with a Bhaip steel
crochet needle put on a narrow border of
worsted ; pin this to tlio chair-back with
tore black-he.ided nins. Thi-i is n useful
nnd pretty eoveiiug, nnd is e.isilv re'-
moved and kept iu place also.
Handsome mats for n l.d.le
....ii ... i i .1 .
",tl ULM eoue-e-ai uie iuai, are ni.uie 01 one
'TH h " "" ' " . B'"re cllllirolilcr-
. '"' , l",ln"'" "" it J .mvc ,1 small block
111 luV" V"riicr 01 a iiiiieient e-oioreil satiu
"r ye'vet, nuel slips at tho miIki, tlni:
making n border; putlhiie tiny tasoels
l'"c" roill('''. t n suitable diM.inee
njinrt. Line the mat so that it will lie
siuoothly iu its place".
,111 ,1.1 . ... .
"in iningt nie eenaiuiy iifi'iime ns new
!!!"'; Uu ;" !; "i
. M ul:"' 'm',,"'". !m 'l,CK,1,K
, 1 ,m' h 1U H'c lotimis, no back ami
,"dv!7?1. )lih e Soul -"'itenal w itlim the
IT1 "lltlCrt (,f "onr lnn- Anohl ehair
1W oovcriM with canlinal lihish costH
at nn nrt 1,tr,ituie fetoio. but m.iv be
the chair with mini itml.te. ii mutt im
DUt OU Wltll Cicut r.ir.t ninl iir'itn.dJ
Cheaper matenaUtiU will answer; tho
Heavy Canton tl.muels wear well, ami will
"1 "ii hl chair womlerfullv.
miKuteu up an ohl chair womlerfullv.
Xo woman who has a few tloll.un now ami
then of her Acr.vown need tlewiuir, or
havo an unattraetio liouie.
llourhotd ElluU.
Toienuno mihUnv : Hub tho snot
well with poft toap ami then eoer with a
inixtme of Map and whitiL (or powiler-
eilehalk) ami lay upon the ci.ish. wettimr
-i : ...u.. - ' . ---r.
u"" l,0P ""I" "Mil
U"V Hissiipeior.
remove! indelible ink Apjilv n
ttrong eolntioti of e-ymiide of pol.Miini
nud nuse well,
ui.iia ii-uiuii uie' iuuuu Ol equal pallb
of oinlic acid nud taitniic acid. Another
way m to uiomten vtith leinon juuv,
sprinkle) well with salt and lay iu tlio nun.
If ink is snilli'd on colore',! eruods that
will not bear aciila, soak them immediate-
'y il sweet milk boiling hot. llotmeltid
tallow n mired throuerh ink snnt will iiU.i
remove them.
To nieveut the hair (mm f,,,i,i
try lust wetting tho head at night with
Ba1t and water. .Mild naero lea i.nlno T.
it 'iiitiniiier. .nun nagu ica is also ex-
co cnt. If theBO lemediT-s d not eiy,-,.t
epeeiiycurc, iry tuis : uet a littlo bottle
ot braudv, and put in all tho salt that it
will iibBuih ; wet tho li 'ad with Ibis two
or threo timss a day,
m ,, ,, .,, , , I
To levivo old silk : When silk has lost
its gloss, nnd becomes limpsy it may b
, .... .. . . .- 1
ji it i'i '.i; ,ii
restoicd by sponging with a solution of
of IioHynier C"m lr''-!il"ll, a l1'"'
Starch polish ; A pu ,f sloarino
cniiille, spcrmaeeli urwinto wax as lsrgn
ns n robin rgg will give n nice gloss, A
tcnspoouftll l.f salt tu each i,u,t?,f i.i.
provents sticking.
.MIsrcllniiFous IJ11 1
To make nu nnnle etmfoi-,1 int-
pintof sweet milk and one pintofnpplo
saueo ; beat this satico till it is smooth
and e ntirely freo fi 0111 lumps j then stir it
iu tho milk j sweeten tins well -a good
fllllcilll of siir111- .1-111 l.n
II, 1 1-,-iie-u, nun 11
tho apples io tart moro will bo required :
to this add threo well-beaten eggs, Havo
wi ll lemon, and bake with under crust
An excellent sunn 0.111 bo inn,l b-.-
ing 0110 can of com nnd boiling tlio corn
in 0110 quail of milk nnd w,,t,.W .,, .,.,i
priipoitioi,; sc.hiim with salt, nenoer nn.l
filter. After it has bniled f,.t ,.1, ,i .
minutes Bin- in thiee-biuteu egg.. Servo
hot, With II little rolled eeokl l l'l
just before sending to tlio table. '
I ho pudding which should
nccompaiiy n b uled dinuer to tho table is
made 111 this way : (jno pint of owe -t or
sour milk, two teacups of corn meal,
sifted : oiiu Iennii,.,.,.r,ii ,.r .1.. .i'
, . --I-..,.,.. ou 1, L1U.SUIV-
ed 111 hot w.ter ; add two slices of stain
cake, crura iled very flue an.l mixed with
tho meal ; boil fur three 1,,,-irs iu 11 ba- ;
servo with n common sjtir pti.lJiug
sauce. '
A delieioiift disl, f,,.t.saAi , 1... ,
,..,,1 , -.U.uiMsiiiui;Hmy
with white and fruit cakes is made by
taking ono ninl t 11,1.- 1
, I ,..-.., i.tii-i UiUillll,
anil jcatnif- it until it u tv li-ht ; then
fuUl the jrratcitiiiiiluf ono htiga Icinuli
imdlhe unco of Uu ; half a nnuM.l of
liulvempj bugar imut tl r.i n etirrea
Willi tlio prp.nm. K..ri.i
SlfiYS or in hmnll chiim cups th tt Mill
hohl n.s nmcii ll3 tin- nftu-ilimicr otffoo
"!! 'l"Vll in n ilcc.iy '
lotlii'ttttiL' takt-n fumi a ch. .t .f rapqU
nmr.nl ii infants whoie j.miiir In aMi
i-,-e ktiOH' the way t
J '7 "re like l.ttle ivlnTiintr hl.n ,
Which i
. . wuitriu uii'i f,eii'i on iu uii i death.
VVhCn lm rrrt flr.t ll.n.l
Tl'py irvn Uit.i t hir vciliini.iry pi iv ;
... invm i im ; tuny hi. r lire It I
M ikt- Hum ii'it ili-.t-l :
Siii-ie .if iiiPht.1 i.u. si.iii,,.. ..
Conu-y tiitm i-ucki, Mioan- u i'u. - k,iMi,
W hen lomii fi-ii.v n.. i f..
Aii"l i-MiNf ir music, hiic his v. m-
i, ' iiijrt uy t.iirth un I ! , i
1 ii.it nm.,,. ..
Which Hiall Ufrioa.l h m at tn. ' i n ,
0V".l!(r'1 '",a'l h'line, wh. ', lt ,unre
..I., iu mv cin-ie hi iiih lin-atli,
Sl'lllKlllI( 1114 HMili '
Tll.lt lllllllll IUI,.!i.;.lr,.'n. .1
t'lilo the tulllii. t'i it atitiilii ,i. .' .
When a ' m . tmc ..n.i lesoi
" """H. a IM UlOlVn I4 Ii . . I
U hen he houI I cin ak ;
A c'l.kn nr lit t r liuu' lilu i.i. -
Whti'ii thai! comej him tu the !i'i,i.i . f ,t nrr.
Man. i rr h.. mi
Ilatti nut lo'llieraHuHmnlH.
ii.l .lre.e 1 HH ikm-so, hue lu lui i ui . a, h
Ah jet tn pji ii p.
Vi 1. t.or.l. ln.tni.-i ,,J i .nn
That all the-.' iljli:k'4 ma l.ciif.-'in ,t ,
'Ihe I,ni Ilaj. lirli Ilk lu-ii..
.Mr. lltnn.il f. Mmimt. ,!,. . ,1...
J.otul.iu Ttiiia. "llio?r.inti..r nm ,.la
persons, hut smu times rcimirc lookin-after
eti'i-c tiny crjstsllire into hi'iiriius. I
have jusi taken t.u f ,r th nr.. i,. 11,,.
emoii ot L'l a-li s 111, i.r i vt t .,
-Men of I.illcis.' Th,, niil.r.'l smm,,:,.
Hi A III ' .Mr. 1'orttfr. .lr..,.,,,c I1..I ...
ilnuisj iimhiiii; hut Mill r mi his 1 ,n visit lo
to t i.v.i ( lbTllj tint -lire tn u in.r, i,( I, tv
l.Veei I t,i n.eit smic v. iv ni
mill then no! nhine tin i.itiii .--n on. Il,n,r I
Del I'lllllv. as leaviti' I. I,.,, r ,p l : , ,1.1. in
ou .Mav HQ. to be s.-en In lu . rin
Jum 0 helled .Mr. l'oisler. I inii.k' nuts
this i lost appe.irincc in I.o: dun a el iy or tuo
cnriii r, as Uie elate cf his uttn lust elininj
wilh Dickens, who ihen. nir .r.ltno. In lit,,.
lefl London not lo return, lu a stale of
roteurd ileprc'sniii, after int.ini with Mr.
in stir. Hut .Mr. P.irsti.r Is II... i, ,1., I , t..-,.
taken a lalhcr obheilvi. el. w- ,,rh. r..,,,.
friend, and r.o dnult thniiiri.t nmt alter him.
felt lln'jolly else car, n :sil ,v hive s,..n
Iiie-I.cns In L'linliin.
'l'lie-re is u,i iiei'tl tn iir,i,l n n.
tinlllll lo-s and all lis lllllmtl! sn.ln. ss
illl .. liclil-OUS lllonill. Will V.i.i nllntv m
(w-ilh lheci.iise.nl or .Mr. 1) kens', clil dicn
and fl.n y til -t ami l.i-i kn, w hd,'e' of
bun; to i-av that diiiiei; ih, I.i.t weeks of
.iny, lijo, In a. at his hniise. al llviicturk
ItC I.llllill IVi TV ll IV fur nil,, 1 me f,.r
Ihe Rlii-ainil of a ul iv in wh-eli ih ih .inn t.
ers were taken l,y his I,i d iu -hti r. .Mr.
listings Uujhes (I roller f Thniiais
IlUhe-, mil once the tne sell, .,.11 ... ul, .
wrote to Diekens lo lell htm w h it oiiglit lo
be (Line ttilh suiiic nf the e Ii ir lelers In
Mehol.is Nlekkhv." nml ..t In. i. i I...
liiehtful anstfir lieimnin - '-lie sp, rted Mr")
Mr. T, t'. (Iiiit-e mid iin-Jf I'h ir.es Dick
e-us in tu rn oi. ii e em-re sia.'e n ..imeincnt,
and tlmiiJi I e was suiriiin,- Ir.nn his lame,
ness, din end all lue relivjrils nidi it hot's
spirit and a hut's iutirett in his lav ,riie ntt .
'cue Inn;;' lu all with imtiri.g km In s,
m.irkin,' his prnmpt t. k a, he iiiiu! I, a
re'jdings, nml i.eilii all iln-.ii.s ,( , iy
one tilie-i anot hi r.p.issin,' fi.un '1, d u un
to Iho yniox Jeivei' wilh all In- fa'u ills er
s.llllily and potter. The p, ir.npi.ini , eiilnc
olf at Ciomttell llui,e(.Mr Fie eke s on
June J The hie le'heaisa's I,- ,k pl.ie, Ihere,
nnd, like the p. ii- rin.iu.e, i n llu diiiYihi.;.
riioin Il.sir, iimli r II.. !.i-ns ni i iv. p, r-.iml
ihr.etien. Ou ih- ni..ht ( i fllinn one lie
w-n behind Ihe srei es as prompter aril Ha-e
in linger, ru-iriiii all llu- lulls multt- iik.il) j all
lie lights, Jill Went lhr..u,-h ihe Wlwle.
Ililui; ttlh iufeetieus mint meut, 1 wis
Bloomy ah nit my pari an I d Mint lor,-t-t a'k.
in Iuai iu U.e illuming as my l.i-t hope as
he s-.-inie-il uticirtnlii alunu Us' le.ini gs l.im.
self; wl.ciher l,c ih mgl.t It was cuinic or
sei Ions, anil the twinkle In his ete-, whin he
anstviied, '.Mv dear Iny, Co I alum kruus.
Flay it wliiihetir way i. u f e-1 at ninht
Anil remeinli.r Ins ei.J itinenl in eliiem
ma i f s mie of Ihi-c mip.itiy.who h si li s per.
so'ial clothes beliuid the seme ami hid to
slip nitay as best he niihl, wilh, ut joiumg
the c nnpaiiy In fiont, in tin- whit,- regi.
niintals of nu Amiilin oillcer rrom Ihe ei.s.
liiinn's point ot tletv.
Tills siniy, 1 mav add, is quit' ontirined
L)V the steoiiil vnhiiiii. nf nu i..ii,.i ,s,.lit.l
by his il.-iu,'liiir and si.iei -in-law Th l.i"
piinliil letter, a Idic-sed to Mr IS inc. n i.-.
lers In his I ist ti-it to lotvn, ami Uie n.urn.
live tthleh eoniiecis ihe lellmsij-, 'On the
sieon.l of Jim h.. ntunile I n private pi y at
Ihe'hiiiis ol Mr. nnd Mrs. Fr. tike ' These
letters were puliib-hcd In l.-0, bin n.pear to
h ive been ill-ie-,'iiiile-il .y the blournplier of
lilll C.-O Of Slich ll, -r.il Inl.r. cl
history thmild beset right tn lime. When
Clinics Dhkeiis's lute ot Iho slige Is re
mciiiliercd, U.e slcry of his l...t days Is
e-uri-ly as lunch haiiiue-r and morn louehin-
ns H is assuredly nnie tine than Hint which
me. unigiupiiers wai-.i io nun, t on us. Iliog.
I millers in e a fact or the .tne nn, l Ir in, Q
s Ihe-lr eiiictncts about great incnriccnllv
lost, whit me tte lo he-lievo about these of
fconie cei, tunes aor"
"How can 1 leave you, mv d irlini?"mur.
mined a Toledo Liver In tonis ot distressing
iiniitiiit line-no niter in loins oi uisircss ug
tend. mess, us he olwrted both hunds of ti7
1 "Pl'ruaeu u pcrnciiiucunr on uie eiial.
"".'' J"lm ' ritpmiiled Hie girlwlth wick.
t'1' '"""O-'nce, "you can take our clmicc. If
you go through lliclmll you will bo llalileto
wakti up futlier, nnd if uu letve by way ot
of Uie buck shed you will be likely to wako
up tho dug." rAj;ic,
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