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I .,,,,,,11, n 1 SORTING MUTILATED MONEY. Im mi wolc i 1 - j In redef mod Is ip r,i i ,m t rui ir mr o it dam i r .1 'ho mo- lit to Vashiiigioii I' i ' i'i ii in ' a I'm- more 1 lit 'lM 1 1 ie '.viiiU. ino.t pc one would rcp'vda I i xp.-rl t Huntinr Records. "C';t ado In being made in England J i' :'l)i" fact. fi.it the Prince (if v .il.it I vl 1 (it these If n won an, : i i I for many yeni-i In 'leturo ;it hr desk Is Ii. T'ip fragments of Iniag n A runs, lor.ibh iiiiiii.irr of -xp'-r-, 'i ml; intt i w i l-ofnlly nrtn1, ami if ;trii t np'inl hi tiio Trensury liepir: ni' lit ni"re thin half "f any our note Is found to idemuy torn and mutllatul bills. One of I t new note Is Issued In Its lilace, - Heels Half a Ynrd High. I.EI.K. it la s.iitl, owe th"!r origin to Pits, i, win n they twfr Introduced unm sandals, In the shape of blocks shot a tiger, putting t Uo liull-t ft wood iled underneath, such being .utr.it through .the Heart. As I lie 1 "" ""'a of those deformities to which Frlno failed to tepunt the performance woman owes so many of her wops. Jn it Is not made clear tin", the eta it .vnsj Persia, the Hrt liom of the liocl. how- no; a onanee one. in any event nf win over, tie.o moons m wood were used slm- nave to do some till hustling bcrore tie Ply to rata,, the f,-ot from the burning cm hip? to equal other hunting record. inil of that country, and were atiout One ef the standard iceordri is that made two liiehrs high, by WaPrr Wliar.n. th celebrated p.stol1 With the Por-lan women thes,. blocks Hhot, who brought down twelve of a herd! win ,ttl.v higher tlian those affected by of llfieen deer litff.ie tney could get "lit the nun, their hi ight being from eiuhteon lar.ge. liMiulIy two .--tan' in a lit ru ; indies t" two feet, thus becoming more of nature of 1 i 1 1 than anything eNi . st- at lar.ge. UMiullv two stags In a Is a fine aelileveinen. Ji;s brothir, I.ouls ule Win. us, otn'e shot twmty stags with a.' , ,-t: angclv many bullets, "Saint" Bismnrck. A .MISSIONARY who recently returned from Houth America discovered, on the routo to Oriuo, In Hollvla, a trlbo of leticn reasltlns worshtptns uisniaicK Iiil year, when tho dronsht American Pineapples. l'.M'iAITljhB ilo not erow on trees. rv IImiiBlno a plant four feet in extreme I helKht from the ground to tho tip ot the Ic.lVOS. A lalncTl. alnlt n. . . . ' . ......u nuim ii, m." nur i.icp, liut iIlvhlliiK at once Into sword-llkc Railway Secrets. THK driving wheel of an engine travcl llnK sixty miles an hour makes 250 rev olutions a minute ,and often has be i,l.,rl It ii imln welirtilrnr 200 tons. Yet ii, n.i. .,r ih,. tvhepl inioti which this Kl as a L'od Bimtlo strain Is placed cannot no mane inreatened theli harvest, tney onereii ii.mos or leaves, fifteen In number, from stialKht and true, HUu the axle of a ear- prayers to their usual Idnli, but all to no tho eentro of which appears a stiff, up rlago wheel. It must be, In the nature of 'avail. Their chief, having i-een at anlrlpht stem, at the top of which Is the fruit thliiKs, a crank axloi and It may bo Im-1 Immigrant farmer's hut Hie picture of thejlhls stem is short, and the crown of the iiKlned by nny cyillst bow sreatly tho iron Chancellor cut out from an Illustrated fruit when fully grown Is a loot or m ire masslvo cranks add to tho strain, 'Herman paper, asked the farmer to make , oelow tho points of tho leaves. At tho unit The dltlleultv of keeping all express up to I him a present of the. print, which rdiue-it "f a yen- and a half from planting each tlmu is enormous. Olven a perfect englno was willingly agreed to. Theroupon the plant produces a slnglo fruit, even as a and a good driver, he must also bo pro- Indians took the plcturo in great prooes- cabbngo plant produces a slnglo head. Unt vlded with the best nf coal and a tire- slnn to their temple, nnd, strange to say, 'tho pineapple does not die after fruiting man who knows how to use It. On a run a welcome rain watered the lands of thojee. Down on the stem below the fruit of sav t) miles he will use at 1fast 3,i , tribe. Since that llmo the deity cl the nnu. among the rmg, narrow leaves. gallon's of water. If he carelessly uecs Chancellor, unom the Indians cal Him- uc -ar appears. If allowed to remain, this more he will exhaust his supply- Wind barko, Is firmly established, and a'l kinds will soon becomn the head of the plant, has to beallownl for, and wet lines always of reptiles are offered up to htm in saeri-ianti -01111111 anotner year it will yield an mean delay. flee. -- PICTURESQUE MILK WAGON. There are two or three hundred signal men to be passed; each of them hns his I share In the punctuality of the train. Onol careless platelayer among nearly 1,100 who' look after the line between Kngland's and Scotland's capital may delay the tram lij nis failure to s rew up a fish bolt. Tin1 while train Inav be brought to a stand still by a gri.T'er h ivlng allowed a pinch of d'rt to get Into one of tile manv guase luixef.. Ah may be Imagined, only the mint rigid discipline can run a lifty a. lie ,111 hour trilu to time. The t unit Is often hurled at I?rft .h rail ways that they ale expensive Vrt 1 ''10 German fares are held up as contrasts to bp copied. The public forgrts tint M Mrl 11 In a reasonable amount of luggage Is cu rled free: abroad, none. H fads to re member that most foreign rallwiys be long to the government, wb le Prr o..es are forced to pay frcen two tn ne pi 1 ei a ot al! their taniings Into tin natloi it ix chequer. - .An Indian Grave. mil otner fruit. This process may mi 011 for a term of years. In tho meantime, how ever, other suckers will make tnelr appear ance, . '1 heso aro broken orf, and when stuck 1 'into the ground they put out roots and 11. conie other plants. Thus a tingle pine apple plant may produce a dozen or .nore others while It is yielding-fruit from jear 10 year, j nere ire ;us many good varieties ot pineapples as of other apples. All of laem are good, but some are belter than hers. To ascertain the bent vaiieiy and taen to environ and cultivate It so as to produce the highest grade of fruit is the ambition of the high grade pineapple grow era of Florida. - -A I I STAKAVASC, the tranvlnted Ibsen int gil ige, gives Mum. I 'haiices ar tint n soon as thp Inspector lea vis tut ,1 mi;' will li" called into rcqulsl ti in. N'.i milk 1 e. .- so'd as it cfltnes from the , ou-. The niill'iinn of t In pctor Ii that worn by the pol.ee of HruKscls, and T: 1 months! I i.i Greek Too Many Currants. I!K company formed some as.i which oinaineu li-om in. iveinment the monopoly of the growing trade in dried currant', upon tnkln'r over the stock of the former com-paiilec-, found about 'JS'iOl.OOO liters of cur raiit". In its. store bou-e. and at the end will ue almost fit tli! ve:ir It1.1t .nninnnt l.ii .1 n i'iiiiiiuii. 1 i.'iiiv vf.i r i 1 nf .1 elm.'. i ... .1 ... 1 ... ...ill.... .i.t. 1....... ..i.r. 1...II...I.. - ,..1 i...n.,,-..l nl 1, a . , tiiiiiiiiru, jn tniiv:i ill iiiiiio.' una ...tui. .-..j. .1. ...... I., , ....... n.ir la.-iiiiiii e ime n vogue n ven ce Japanese Translations. TAKAVASC, the .laiiancse who nto his natlvi luii- highlv Interesting (lata concerning fori Ign books that have been translated Into the Japanese. According to Takayasii, ihe books by f(r (Igners "most in deniand" In Tokto take the followlmr llder:1. l'.mlle i 1I1S r,neri- mid grot srUe wooden llg- ("I.onrdes" and "Home"): 2. Oonan Dovb" me Is oii Me grave if an Indian In 3, IMmtind Crosse; t, Andrnw I.ang; B, Bret the wilds of 'aska Out on the Ilarte; 0, It. I,. Stevortson; 7, George Mere- A in Mian ''He a deserted Indian vn- tilth; S, John Morley; 9, Walter I'ator; id, lage consisting of about lifty Indian li.its Thomas- Hardy; 11, Henry James; 1' Ian with totem pol. s In front Th" Indians do- Maelareti; 13, John Ituskln; 14, Stephen I sorted tills vlll it-. name years ago on ae-. Phillips; 15, I.ortl Tennyson, and IK, .Mark count of an ep-d' a.Ic, and our government Twain. has been i etltioned to preserve tills stratum This 'list presents several highly sugaes- 'Z1VKUY stranger in 11' lgrim groans nbiiilt tlie mi Ik, which Is not so good - In tbii eiiintr. Milk Inspection I- tarried mi llgorously, but t'i" criam Is taken ii'f the milk liefiue H I., soli. Anv die can be seen in Hrussel and otli' r i In cold weitlier he is profe-tcd w if h a capo lielglnn towns the mill; cart, which Is nl- nnd pointed hood. Tin -e proph do not fel ways drawn by a dog and presldrd over b tlie colli as wo do, and the changes aro tnat a worn in. In the rtcture hire shown the the woman milk vendor will go about seJl police insp. etor 's looking to see if there lug skimmed milk all wlirer With simply Is wntei In fie milk. The cart Is con- )(,r In ad tied up la a woolUn Bha.w'1 or venlentlv loe.itfl ivar a pump, and the lifin dress. Aii Ancient Di Altar. pi esellt sent being OMK I: it the .'He V been p a perfectly tiig tin- 'ply the company is making experiments In u.e .us-, nu n ii e.u-i. iiisuimiv. ' motive In this ca-e was comically reeding animals with the pioiluct alter It uwlngshoollngthe,,eonlgoS to 1. on , difr,.,.,.,,.. for by Its means jealou. liu..lh ,?, ,tml1ded and mad, Into molds. Walslng.iam, who shot ifty i,'rou.e wIth,iM1.s tll11.ht ,,.v .,,, bc ,,, (0 keep'lie eomnanv Is also about to Import a tlve features, made (ifty snells and mad" ii day while la th sam IMIlbank made a lug of earlier. Tlie p ;"(in shooting bag nt on thi party Mr. K. A. 21 a couple of il.n - number of automobiles Into record belongs to ord and C lpt'il some years ig" having f a p.is-ibi inn. lioth Seett have lilt 00" gla.'- Amerl. .i, K. I). Hrewcr in a ni itc'i nade 5Vi lnt nut i Dr Carver al il .Mr. balls In as many s-hof'. In pls;oI shuot'ng th- palm goes to Wa! ter Wlnan.s. who 'has repoatedly put twen ty bullet- throug. tho hcly mad- by i firm- shot. Rta'e records do not coii'il, as n niosf Instances t'he usual eh irge of powd. r Is dispensoj with, the percussion cap furnishing sullicleut ex-plosive fore. -- - - The credit of having reaehul the high est altitude In a balloon Is given to .Mr. Hrrsen and l'r. riuring. ot Berlin. Tuev tlrs went to the height of r.o.d'io fi et. Ins Ing conscl.nisne.ss for brief interval.-. They continued to luscvml to ".i.TM feet, wher. one of ..em became tiuconseli.us ami 'louUI not. be arouse.'. The other, after opening the valve, also became InsinMble, and neither recovered tlil the balluun had diopped to 10,000 fet ---- i First Suspension Bridge. 1 their win , at home, i in supports ot su.-n snoes in enice .,.j ,s miblic c n eyaiiee were (aile'l "I lvtplneyi-," and to nppens" power of these machines is to be alcohol the vanity nf tlie ladles, and dnubtleAsxira.Ued irom cii'-r.mts. The same nlco-al-o to sugar th" pill, wero made highly Iml will be used for lighting purposes, and ornate. The height r f these c.haplneys .lei 1 1, , . company Is now tin.ng to Introduce ti milled thr tank nt the wearer, an extra lamps- which burn alcohol. It Is hoped, on coating fur the pill, ihe noblest dames be- a -count of Its price, that alcohol will , itn pirmtteii to wcr them half a yard largely replace petroleum, wnicli ia very in. nvie hiah. icxpuiisive in Unece. -' VMTP.ICAN TROOPS IN THE PinLIPPINES. contrast to, the "most in demand' place as typical of til Aliskan Indian vil mgo, wuicn is List, in.sappeai,,, , i . " ", brought Into comparison wkn invasion oi comnieree aim lie- ivin.'- ue.... The roof s to preserve tho figure, which U Greece to be of wood, earvnl and painteii, aim repre Tiie mot'.ve'sents some myt'ioloklAil beaat, probably cltacr the bear. frog. "lf or wnaie, Alaskan Indl.in- anlaial- To tae Indian sa V d a" our tnnibst v an hid his Ilgure is a hu the Hgilres hi? in thr extreme and cilculated .given the ordinary stgnt.-eer the night-1 there , r, view Oi lie? w il l'UIXG i x.' ivatlons at undertaken in .Scotland of an and. nt ltom..n camp preserved altar, four feet In height nnd of sijunrc lound itlon, ia been d'.scovered at v depth of twlu fiet. An Inscription upon 't in aeciu-ately nhiselled Unman let t';rs reads:-- Tn Ihe are it nnd inlvlit)- .Hi?lt-r, r Minl.P-. Cl llllll lull ef til - autll l.elten. 'Pil. Villhllll .uel vlelnrl K, Clip' 1'fiilH. 'i .lliii.M.v st ii-l li'-vrieby ' P 1.1 Ills mr. This disenverv has attracted considerable the lists that contain Walter I'nter, George attention among nnt'ouarlans. Further ills. Mcredlt.h, John Mm ley or John tliiskin ? i covi t lr ? hi.ve also been made, notably of The answer Is ambiguous. We read the I a wi ll :,n.l watei nine. William Mnnn doubly so when m- rather In 'library lists" of books in America. nere are inn iivai-iu '"' ""--.newer books and net on. Of cniirse. the' translator do-rrves mm h of th credit for1 th" "nopillu y" of sudl bnolts s those i o ' i no' f ven In it. te of t ii- nimmeMjAmmsm ' . t. llsMMBSSmKUL. ..... ; ... E ' , with cogon gras-s roofs. Xot a nail sac r CON'ST r.l rAKY tnu-tel In the Ca- boo, lad'-nni nrnvini , wi li tho sol wnn garrls.ai' il r. drawn up for Inspi 'Mo.i, s iiet-e illustrai 'd. Tie' 'h V loi at, n.i of tlrs cu.ii-te' is el. vn miles nth of t'.e cniistnbiihiry iiuarte-s at rf'Ui l-'i a'lciscn de Malabon, .beie the famous n 1 d.ujtig ladrono raid occurred, It shown t'u appearance of the cuartels as they ml out in the ladrono Infested Cavlte I'liicle, far from tho centres of civilization, Tu e soldier cuartels arc built of 'bam- to -i'e man . us-iall".'s diftercnt states having agieeu, 1,. prohibit the s.iU-.and u-i .win of i.i,.um, ;li eoi-imo-awealin gnvi r-.ii.-nt has prohit it, il the impoi-Htnn nf opium except for moilicliml riirpnses. All the states will lose revenue by ttw prnhilmlon. '1 no ims ,o liueeiisland .ilotu) Is estimated at Si'st'OO yearly. . .Longevity in Height. 1 w irld It is a generally ac- thit ,verv person oca, 'a J lul'l.l ire. ;h 'ii t. e Japair T'le II. m t ii-v nf Tasiivini i. wi r miri .ita' if is nn al d n . is lie i'it' t Chief .ueere- 0 reeenth re 'elved 1 ,g itv-. :g,.i ' birth- 'l.le-t w nfkl I-; 1.1. Ii- I I i- .a ti V, iglish ' r iwn. WOOL BY THE ACRE. X fie medio epteil fact Ieepteii :,ii-i uni , phvsJcal indications-of his prospects of long life. Ajea,' Uv, d T.ron ma' be dls ilngulsn. H from a sbtMlvml person .u sight. In i.ianV inatfiiieirs-A.Pli.--111" "''; look at the hanil of a patent anil tell will Ihe or (11 Cortd -lOltS of longevity am look at wh th' r b Tn, nrlni ir- COl th.it tin h irt. luivs- inu uigesiive nii".--. las w,U as th5 brail, should be laig". If . . i ...... ti,e trunk will be pees orKiin- .r. i .,,,, I ind ihe linin- rraniomui i-iy llllll eint .' ..,.,,. ..n.l ..... . ..-ti nrei 'ai- in i i i -leinn ...... Is iise1 In I aelr constmiititin, a native vineisnjrt" jn standing. The iiind will have a tailed '-bviuco" (bahooka) being used for t, ind .-limewh 1 1 ueivy palm and sliort t nig i i" different parts ot tie tmllding',j1Il;i,r'4 ' togeibci. ; Th(. 'h.,in wln deeply seated, as - I shown by the nrlfle- of the ear being low.j I The blue hazel or brown hazel eye, .ns otrie Com-'Mlo,ving an Intermission of temperament, t the largest u a lavorable InaUatlon. The nostrils If! gas rrcin-er In ! ne t tuteu state.i. it will l,Ui.e open anil fn lnilicate large num.-. be 210 feet in height and 210 feet la illume- v nln -lied and half do-cd nostril Inditates Causes of Failure. OMK Interesting figures hav recently ibllshed In Uradstrect s, show number of bu.-lnus failures last year In th.j I'nlted States, and thi iiu-es to which taey are attributable. It is stated that there wore 1,201,S62 concern engaged .n business In I'M, and that o tjies,. lo.Oh fallitl, or considerably less than tint per cent of the wholo, a lower per centage th in has occurred In any year since la, save In the year Ifion. nrailstreet's classifies the causes of fail ures under eleven heads, and gives also tho number which It regards attributable to each cause, of tho eleven, "lack of cap ital" takes the lead as m.ij prolific in in ducing failures, thnsu aseriUsl to It num bering "Incompetence" e mies next on the list, and is made aceountajlo for 2,tJfi, and then "speelllc conditions," by which Is meant such things as strikes, the corn crop failure, tho assassination of I'ns lent .McKlnley, the lowered price -if cotton at the Pouth and similar events of a disastrous tendency. To these 3,755 busi ntss failures are traced. Next in number weri failures arising from "fraudulent dis position of property," and amoun'lng o '1 151. The other ciu.se.s avl h Mie number inf fallim s resulting from t . -m, were "In experience," S2s; "competition,- 40; "un Iws.. granting of credits," 87i5, "neglect o' I business." R22; "failures of sthfs," 2C0; "speculation," 111; "extravagance," 101, I Mrs. Xansen, tho v.-lt'e of the cxplurer, Is i a singer of note. Her fatner was a zuil. -l gist, her mother a sister of tho Norwegian poet, Welhaven, and her brother, Krnes' (riive, is a professor of history In the Unl- I verslty of Chnstiania, A Deserted Village. Hie Iis Angeles Gas and Kl pany i.- errctlmr what will in T Is not common crop by the acre. ter, anil win hoiu ., ,.t ouuic teet of gas. - Miciobe of Baldness. Pi Bald: liectc very I5UI3 s ono of tlie oldest .suspensmii bridges in tlie worlu. Tho form 'f I the construction, the s ispenslon, of which the Brooklyn liridge l.s an t vo lution, dutes back to mmote antiquity. It is found in tile most remote parts of Cen tral Africa, often constructed of tlie ino-t primitive materials. - Coffee-Tea. AIjDNKSS is a malady Intimately con- . nectcd with a skin disease which is ry common, above all in youth. The i skin contains glands charged with se creting perspiration and glands which giv A ((OTPEE-TOX" Is the common bev I erage nf tho natives of Java and VSumatt-a. AVheu letiulred lor lnfn- iu the sower he dlscovi.red tb.it a loo.sa I stone would give him access m the vault. Not being a thief, he had svmply enjoyed ' the novelty of Ills visit and hart notified Klon tho coffee leaves aro rathem! the bank that proper precautions iiilirhL be fresh from tho trees and are dried in a.takrn. pan over a. -slow lire until they are light; Tho floor was made stronger and tlie brown. They are then put Into n teapot, ' workman was handsomely rewarded. .Since boiling water i poured over thtm, and the'then there have been nu unauthorized noc infusion is drunk with milk nnd nu.ir. ! turn.il visltms. ii teema xiie (jenorai opinion that coriec should como in contact with metal as lit tle as possible. illrillat-Savarln, prince of In the'Strong Room, UOIiAlil.Y tlio only man who was ever Inside of the strong loom of the Hank uf lOngland without having full pi i ni.ssloii fiom the olllcia'.s was a win ker m tlie sewers some v.irs ano. Ope murning the b.tnli authnrltles were f"rth tlio oily matter designed to lubricate coast of Argyllshire, .si.jiiUhed to receive a letter from some the skin. The exaggeration of the fune-iof .Marconi signal. one. In which the writer stated that he had. Hons of these glands produces the malady l-'rom this towi sp.n. tlie last two nights in the b-inl'.'3'Cilled seborrhea. If you press between the coniiiiutiiention strong loom, and that if two of the bank's nails a .sufficiently disiased point of skill .Ht'cd betwicn representatives would meet him there that'yott will foico from all tho sebaceous niiri'slAra('r'1''1' evening he would explain ti,e manner iniscvir.il largo ampullary cylinders with' which he made his entrance. jblack heads, -which ono calls blackhead.s, I He was waiting to receive his visitors together with innumerable vermiform flla-1 and briefly explained that whllu working i mnits with yellow heads. Kxamlno this small or weJk lungs. Thc--c ale genera! point--, of distinction, but, of cnursi subject t" the usual Individ ual exception's. Still, it Is iK-knnwledgcd thill tlie characteristics noted have heili proved, on the basis of abundant statis tical evldi nee, in 4e n li ible. - ,4eel lower t"'l f el hlgb IP neing ted at Muehrlhanl-n. on tho Klntyie to measure the wioli Here is n. pho igraph, However, ot a very large Pock of s leep t.iktti on a Texas ranch, which may be nn asurod by this large unit T ie s: ei p Gold the Earth Gets Bnclt. OLD Goun waj s. carlhi arL wr .lib rf ,il y 'if r i m s gr aip g Men ' ire fir i it ,s .r i".re 'ped'es- tn n t a -k a floeU f seecr.il i ' m-led so ;ii In the r.rrcels Post. If 1 ' I'll II III' 1 ' 1 H. 5 any yr- .MHUICA his nut jet .nlop-e. nn- ceN post, and wn.li It ii ji for- ( Xeitlzen of many enuv nie-i e I r a In' tliills tr i-ibl fur tlie transmission , , across tne Atlantic. - It will lie possible to JinKI , wlt'i ill vessels suitably (Ire it Ibvain and -Nortn t ile - . - Toy Rnilrond. es poi-i in i n i m .1 i- tub -s plants ex.iin ' nut th it the the phylloxera fatly filament with the microscope, crush the oily muss between two plates of glass,' wa.sh with ether, color and look at It. In' the mld.st of the debris of eptdcrml, of globules of fat, ono will seo millions of. Lilian uai'llll e.Meillllll in massui, in clouds and In lino du-t. They aro legion, and are the proline mtern-bacllll which are the I'jtise of seborrhea. Tho transmission of tin bacilli nnd the resulting contagion are pro duceil by a thousand hazards, perhaps mor,. Principal Thomas of the liurllngton ('t.)than ono thinks, by barber shops wher epli.ures, would ptefer a mortar to a mill ,n s-cnooi, ami nis tencnors, iinuing iuaiuio orusiiuH una comus pa.ss a nun lieu for reducing coffee to a powder. The Vi-!11-1" l'"1' c,nt of tho bnjs used toli.neo ' times from one head to tho other without enneso -peoplo 'prefer a glass bottle to a i habitually, and desiring it i reduce th" pr tc-' the least real cleaning. The microbe, when canister for storing, and ihrazlllaiis iu-u 'tlct'i have agreed that no pupil who uses It falls on propltloiu ground, develops and In preferenco to a small pot earthenwaro lor making, tnb.Lci .1 ea n j number of .ithloitlo and social clubs, hold a sciiool olllce or be any organization, including reverts to the earth in many Treasure troves are being ihed constantly, especially in elgn countries and in romantic eoiin-j nisal or I nele s mi t trios such as Mexico, the Indies and Smith express saves hu sonants America, whom passions and riches run In figuring out the pnihi'.u like tlie tides, high and low. Isn't It natural c "i itries. that a love lorn .Mexican should bury his! In Holland, for Ins'anc ti ensure rather than think his rival might not r ceived in th.' pare 'get It.' Many tt ensures have been buried 'oniei- 'i g.'n adniN-1 m ' ,in the desert, and a lone rider at dead oft is necessary to have thf i night might bo seen in tho old days dig-lined and a certllieite mad g'ng up tlio gold he needed from time to routs are not affected by .time. Tho secret was his anil his alone, pest. (if he should chanco to meet death slid-, In Belgium saccharine may not hi-untiiled Idenly the seciet tiled with him. The e- except to a chemist and then lint In lots icavatlons that aro lielng made in Greece exceeding four ounces. North Borneo will and Kgypt show gold trimmed ornaments, not receive tobacco or opium by post, and lewelry and precious stones that have lain Bulgaria will take no chd'nlng. nor bout-. I for centuries beneath cities whoso struggle i vegetables, Mowers, leaves, r nit or bulbs. for gold has contrasted strangely with tlie, arms, ammunition, advert. -eiiient.s, can calm wealth lying Just below tiicm. mies nsni.n. ir'ts or uhIi-ms. These treasure troves which come tn tlie Ilussli bars varnish, eliu.c'.i off eels, pi i.v surfaeo every year probably represent I inu . nils ami w-mi i pipe .-;e,,is. wht'e but a small part of that which has been Denmark will not nceive al.naiiies an! concealed, and every ship which founders Kgypt will not permit sn isages tn be lit sea tnkes a curtain amount of gold with ma 'led. 1', whlrh may amount to anywhere trom a Gcr.nuny refuses a-ivt few pounds to millions. origin a.id ha- smne ;.igainsi aapan, while air The height of the gnat Victoria I-al .,. ...,., ,, ,,, '" f. i;a k i.oi 'US jsiEIS of I N whl -li ii t "' ' ni.i Dili r HA 11 Londin is a v Ilage which con- ten detached dwellings, 1 inly one -is 'tenanted, the re ma ndtf nelng in an advanceil state of 'l'C,i Tn s nave sent their branches Ini'i 'V ii dfoom windows, and the long, ti. ul, ng blackberry has forced its way Into inning rooms ami Kitcnen". me main roan whs once sewered and made un. but is nuw burled beneath ,a growth of weeds, .I- -- TUB OLDEST IJV.ING ANIMAL. used n K.ven l lilrnad o cently at nn elaborati iniiltlplli-s and gains by successive projlui' tionls of its colonies tlio orlllce of .a gland where It establishes Itself as victor in vniuiulshed city. From then on the infec tlon is assured, seihorrhea Is created rapid ly, tho gradual Invasion nf microbic col-i onlcs extends-, and after It baldness, j ----- was stopped automatically whenever a A citizen of Colorado has offered $2.C"iO, ll",tt!o was lifted from under tlie car. The In prizes for growing an acre of craln ', Instant tho pottle was replaced the train from choice selected seed, considering quantity and quality, to tho schoolboys Ight nf the gnat Victoria Full of the Z.imtiosl ltiver. In South Africa, I much more than double that of Niagua 'Falls, but the average volume of water It ilians wi i unluue design was l"'! vr tlio African prec Iplce is m, cammt vote. A merle hi el. I. is, 's directed gun-, maps, wax il i we're are n d by Spain. Books ?1,C00 a Volumes ii a i :s regarucu as tie g'-catest or ail illustrated dooks has just beea complei' d. Only 1(0 copies have been printed, which have been sent to American ana toreagn museums, t tie Kaiser, the Tsar, the Mikado the Kmpemr ot China. Queen Wilholml'ia and ', 1'rlnce of Wales. Tlio book Is a catalog of Mr. II U. Bishop's eollect.on of Ja le: i are uiiiin. o li ad or u- i;c ln'1'ieithed to a metropolitan art muse im. ' It contains I.! full p.-ue water col r 'raw- ilngs, etchings, and lithographs and Sen pen i.Ulil Ink sketches. The ti vt wnc -nnti-.Knt -.a and art c-.r. b s, and the Illus'ra ms if in .mi'''' ;ie ! i nieese irrjst. rue ,boik his cost 4.;o,aiX) to pr' Juce. in I'ittsburg whin the tracks'"' ' ' ' , .1 were laid down tin eentro of tho table. 1 Prop amy averages ..i i...... i i . . , The train which carried a varied assort-1 twenty percent as mucn a.- ment of cordials w.us so arransed that it c.uar.ni. the American A FAMOUS LITERARY LANDMARK. land girls of that State under eighteen years of age. 'Ihe Journal of Education says this is tho first offer of tho kind, but it is the beginning of a Hue of in spirational prizes that Is likely to become common before long. Irvlng's Advice. Nil of the best of the myriad Irving stories that have come to light since I vy the death nf tlie tragedian Is told by PI :o would again siart iin it way, Training Wrestlers. Bit MAT'S tho most noted wrestler nf the present day, Georges llackeu- sehmidt,. tines not tike an exhaustive training course beloie a big match. Kor some years he ha- been almost con stantly before the public on the musle hall stage, and Instead of training for a match he reverses tho usual practlco and rests up for a few dayH. since his stage work keeps him constantly In training. Mo can turn a somersault In the air without tlie Danger in Piptnilg. Cnr.NT.SK pigtails, which are Impir't i Into Europe In pack lges nt' l.noa pounds each, wero recently the subjec of cnn t proceedings In Englmd. A linuir who w-is employed 111 preparing1 im I's Irilr, cheap foreign wool and human hair bad bum taken sick with fatal Inflamma tion of tlio spleen (mllzbrand). In ordi r to llx t(io caiiso It was ascertained that tho pigtails, after being cut off the heads of Chinamen, wero at once braided and packed, Tho possibility exists that lie half comes from tho head of a Clilnam u who suffered from tno plaguo or sum other contagious disease, Two prev advantage of a running start and can clear leases of "mllzbrunti nave, occuinM six feet on the high luinii without an i uio worivingmeii oi inu i-.ohn.-ii -''"" - by every means to effort. ment. It is thereinto indicated that thou I heighten the same, One evening he met i Madrall, who represents tho Turkish pigtails should bc closely uxamlneil uuui ' hW model and nfter a lot of horesome t.ilkiSchool, l'lleves n bulk lather tlian inerothe microscope, and tho result may be to I remarked with pride that ills resemblance I strength and freely indulges In sweets I Prohibit their importation, to the actor often caused him much im-jwjlUo training. Apart from light wrest-! -...-..v .. iui uit'i nr, fivni-f. k -IMi i s trn llPl III- . tos 111 .... ... , t i i.. .,-.1 i... . - - -jno lUlllSIl navy 1 HUK'1, iii.iihu-u m pliyniral cxpivK-h, drp.-no n upon mis- nieMi Moro Uian hf tho ciowh nrv wuiKlit to lmtliur liU oppoiu'iit. Inirr yimnKftor. Hero aio tlin oltl-lnl ncupt's': Aueil tlftren to twenty-Mvc, ti:J.T:m T: HE tortoise whose portrait Is herewith produced is bcllevod to bo tho oldest animal In tho world. Its ago is esti mated at .four and a half centuries, Tho tortoise Is at present an Inmate of tho Zoological Gardens 4u London, and despite lis great ago Is In tlin best of health. Its ngu Is computed by the thickness of its sliidl, which In a more reliable Indication than tho many dates which havo bpen carved on Its back. ----- Experiments aro being mado at Man treiix, Krnnce, with an elect rlo searchlight which Is rated at thirty million candle lwer. It Is expected to throw its raya fifty inllea. other. 1'or a moment Irving eyed him, taking In all tlio little points wherein the other had copied, then turned away with his famous grunt. "Huh! I should advise, huh! Hint you got your hair cut," ho said, simply, In describing the Chlnesu cavalry a cor- respondent asserts that horses In finer con- Two dUlliict org.mlzitioiis, both com- " (or M-1 " c,nl)J jlRta 'w,'"tV-lv' nosed of men eminent In science, are jto "Urty-nw. W (or 31.7 per "'). '' ' Studying tlie sun with extraordinary care, thirty-tlvo to forty-live, !),.-n (or M. pi, Dne, tho Solar Commission, ostahlished indent); aged forty-live and over, 1,-e) tor posed s flnn lino. Is dovntlmV ItH icsearclies to tlio il.l Per cent) effect of tho sun on tho weather and ell- The other, 1901, is. civ now . j.-'I.-m .,,v un., HlllWfl III llllll tllll- ., , ... I, dltlon do not exist in any army in tho'malla f'""Yfs of the eait li, ,IFl.l I. dn.fu tl.nl r, n .......... I.. U. ...I 111 I ICIlll.ll lllltlll. lUlllnil ' ,., ..... n , ii . a v inn iiiian in ii uei ii , , . ' , n,,, I.. Vo-irspm.m hf. inu nnthinn- t I,.,-., t nm dc'ivorlug to Hscertnln moie than Is Buropo ,or America In the handling of known abMftMhn .sun itself, hows, thouBlt bei it Ignorant of veterinary I Kuropean associations, science. The largest coiislgnment of silver ever taken to England, weighing seventy tons, was landed at Southampton from the ONE i' 1 in rua 'Ull-e i ie must i itir-' ks in Vmeii.'i llll careful j n wis niiiahltcd for Thomas .Moore m ), rinu la ih n Is- ll.iri yithous.inds of his admirers. The iiunlnt o!. he obi ilivplace In his living mom Is shown In th M ed, whl Ii a 'ompanylns Illustration, long t mt by -- 11 in U'J' geil- il Fifty-three Itusslan Vladlvostock from Both arolAmerlcan liner New York, The metal was In 972 bars enclosed In M3 boxes, and Its lvalue is 200,000. pr.illv known tln.t Om n.mi ln'iil ' f,,,. ,iii.v,.i.i f ......... .... .1,1. .nn f who refused to go to the Atlantic while 'filling a gov, riuiio.it 'Japan nt tho end of the war nnd made nasi. Tlie pleturesone old house which their way to British Columbia, aro said to was once nu home la vlssiica annuuiy vri"v tini. un-i".