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TJIE RUKLIN'GTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES: TIjXKSDAY, JUKE 24, 1909. OLD TIMETURKEY EAT A Onco Popular Feast In tho Pennsylvania Mountains. SONE WITH THE WOODSMEN. the People, Traditions nncl Association-. That Made It Foasible Aro No Mere, and It Joins In Oblivion tha Apple Cut and Quilting Sec. "It Isn't because there is no more material In the r.ltu: mountain regbn of Pennsylvania to provide n turkey eat that we have had the last of those famous festivities," tnld a former dweller of the district described, "for there aro .still wild turkeys a-plenty. "The turkey eat has gone out with tho passing of the people whose homes, traditions and manner of life made It possible and with the occupation that was onco theirs. "In the days when the turkey eat wa3 the great wliitoi- festivity In the mountain districts between the Schuyl kill and the Juniata watersheds the spar. e population was ehielly of rude and rugged woodmen and their fami lies, many of them descendants of pure Peinsylvanla Dutch stock. Scores of them depended almost entirely on their skill with gun and trap for their food supply. "The cabins of these mountaineers were built of logs, tho chinks between which were filled In with clay. A huge ston; chimney rose at one end of the cabin outside, coverlntr that en tiro end, while on tho inside it opened on a broad fireplace across that end of the room "The cabin was banked all around with earth, against which hemlock and pine boughs were heaped. Sometimes rows of cord wood were piled up nl most to the eaves, the better to keep out the cold, which Is always Intense during winter on those wind swept hills. "There was rare'.r a c.iblti with more than one room The walls weie dark and smoky, and from rafter or In 1 nun? plentifully strips of jerked venl son and chunks of smoked bear meat along with hams and bacon from the family pigs fattened In the woodn and almos'. as wild as the bear and the door. But the choicest nnd best be loved thing of the cabin's larder was the fat and well frozen wild turkey. "While tho woodsman's cabin was al ways prepared for a turkey cat, it never know when it was coming. A turkey eat began with tho making up of a party In a neighboring village or settlement. Taking along a fiddler, they would appear at this, that or the other woodsman's cabin of n winter evening, and the woodsman and his family did the rest. "Instantly the birch wood pail of ci der came forth. While the cabin's guests drank cider the host prepared and spitted the turkey over the hick ory coals in tho fireplace to roast for the feast. When It was ready for the table it was placed before tho guests on a big tin platter. Each one carved for himself, the plates being squares of birch bark. "The turkey eat was not complete, though, without a liberal supply of 'paan haas' and head cheese, and with It went the sweetest of rye bread and butter. Tnan haas is a strictly Penn sylvania Dutch creation. "It is made from the rich Juices left nftcr boiling the ingredients for head cheese, these being thickened to a stiff paste with buckwheat flour. This paste is pressed In forms until cold nnd Is served in slices. It is a dull blue in color, very rich and very good. "After the feast the turkey eat was rounded out by a night of jollity super induced by the fiddle nnd maintained by it in its music for the old fashioned cotllloa figure 1 and reels which were dancer! until the gray of morning. "But most of thosf old time woods men have passed awa., and on those who ore stll, dwellers In tin- mountains the game laws have forced a oltuatlon that leave) them with their ancient oc cupation gone, and the hunt being no longer a source of maintenance Its tra ditions have departed with It. The newer generation of these people is of other tastes and associations, so while the wild turkey is yet In proslmlty In that Blue mountnln region to supply the matorial for the festive turkey eat tho traditions and associations that made it possible are no more, and it 13 gone, like the apple cut, the quilting bee, th pig killing frolic nnd others of the old time rural pastime that are bow but a memory." New York Sun. Hot Stuff. The great editor looked up Impa tiently. "Boy," ho paid, "what is that rus tling in the wastebasket a mouse?" Tl b&j after examining the basket answered: "Iro, ulr: it's one o' them poems o' passion throbbin'." "Well, pour some water on it and then drop It out of th" window," said Ui editor. "The building Isn't in ured." Kansas Independent. Cheap Riding. Uncle Coke (back from the city) You talk about cheap rldlu'l I rode twenty miles on a stieet k'ynr, an' all it cost mo wan a nickel. Uncle .led-Gosh! That ain't nothin'. When I was thar last year I rode ,ro the top of the tallest bulldln' In town, an' It didn't cost me a blamed cent I Chicago Tribune. lie who has once done you a kind ness will be more ready to do you an other than he whom you yourself havo Obliged, If olmes. THE PIUVII.F'RKS Of Wll.TII, (From J.lfe.) Even to us who know that the love of money Is the root of nil evil, It Is aston ishing to what lengths of folly that lovo will run, nnd how utterly unrelated It Is to need, Tho poor urn Krccdy, often enough, but for tho Insatiate look among the very, very rich, And nil for what? One prlvelejco uf excessive menus nowa days In New York Is Intimacy with tho scions of disgraced families, that fell Into the pitch kettle In their overexer tion to get rich enough to he respected, And another prlvelego Is tho ambitious Btrrlage, and another (very popular) li divorce, and another I sport, nnd an other Is to float around In t.urpoo leak Inn money from largo holer, and UeJng seen, None of these itUU2". "n val uable enough to Indui-e a solvent concern to pervert tho rectitude of Us hc.iIch, nor In tt dlro-ily for them that Hint kind of thing is done. That come, when It does come, ns pait of tho habit of thought that measures nil iiehlevetnent nnd success by doll-ira, and lecKons right as dollars captured nnd wrong ns dnl Inm missed, nnd worth ns dollars bunch ed. Of course Hint bnblt thought Is a d'enso like drunkenness, or the mor phine bnhlt, or erotomania, but many then, aro who have It, ni.d many more who flirt with It and work overtime to catch II. and will die Its victims. They HiifTer from confusion of values, theso pitiable people. Seeing that money Is good tn have, the- pet to supne that It Is the one thing Indispensable, nnd, pro ceeding under that ubsesslnn, strip life Itself of every vnlunhlp to pay for It. it sotuvrt iiaim'kxs. neon rerdln' Tmlc naprs nnd I'prpnrtn' fer the -.vast; IW-n wnnd'rln' ltnn-v to sh-.kc her hand, And ef I'd kiss her fust: nrcn fivttln ef I'd 1" "pn-pah" ti'JInl s: she called me " dad," And vent tlKlit out nn.t milked the enow Them colleges nln't bad. 1 thought she'd have n funny talk, All Mane nnd Oreek and Trench, And have a stvllsh, wlggly walk; Instead, she says. "I'll reach The dishes, ma : you set and rest: I Mr.'t come homo, to shirk." IVgee' sl-e's learned n lot cf tilings, Hut ain't forgot to work. She don't put on a lot of airs About how swell she In; Iiut gosh! she's Mvln' ev'rywhcrcs And tendln' right to biz. She helps nia with h'r sewln' and To me she rend the nev.'n: I thought her schoolln' waB nil rot, Hut tinoff t'e chanced my views. She rowed right In her college crew She's In the garden nnow A rowln' with a rake; bet you She nln't forgotten hoow To bake the bread anil sent!) the floor And then hitch up old Kate; And danged ef she's Mh.imed of us Our sweet girl graduate! -Arrniru nornn. Ni:ir;rirst)rts .tm: not what tiwv rsr.u to hk. I'he term neighbor has undergone a dis tinct chanie In meaning In the last hnlf rcntury. Most things have changed tn thnt time, slowly at first when the world was slow, but with dizzying rapidity these latter record-breaking years when we walk In one nnd lly In the nr.t. Small wonder that neighbors change. Nowadays neighbor means "next to." We do not think of calling nny one a neighbor who lives a mllea half-mile - awny. Kvcn in the country this is most ly true now. Hut In the good time was our grandfather's nelehbor might live up on the old HInc.k Road where Inter course with Mm was nit a possible everyday thing-where It "meant" u good deal to grandfather. The neighbor mu'l hitch up nnd drive down to him or he must bitch up and drive up on Hie old Hlack Iioad, and this In those buy tlmes of dnlly struggle with the soli, could not be often Indulged In. (Irnnd fnther nnd his neighbors seldom Indulged In Indulgences: Their rare enjoyments bfgan with capital "IVs" I am not sure nil the letters were not capitals. Their visiting days back and forth were ied- letter days, planned with long-befnre-hand care nnd looked back upon for months. They cane or went to spend the day; It wes no little ceremonlour call Grand father nnd grandmother made upon their neighbor or their neighbor made upon them. The dinner thev at" was a won derful dinner, prepared with utmost pains and flavored with the nnnpny spice of neighlKirly rivalry; it must be as good. and if possible n little bettrr than the dinner they would sit down to In their visiting turn. All the delicious things jirople loved In time wan must be on that table. The Dr signer for July. :iniitoii)niiY is r;i:n i-ou skint Tit mum:. Many skirts ore being made with one or two flounces of r mbroldery This Is alays pretty, and It is in iin lance with th" tendency to Introduee more fullness Into the lower part of the skirt. Soincllsr.es you mo tho flouncing used In a more original wny. Vow know the fainlllar four-piece skirt having seams In the center front nnd back nnd on elt'irr side A skirt after Hint stylo I sawdeveloped from flouncing the straight edges of the flouncing being joined to from tho renter ft out and back seams. The side renins weie covered with inn rtlon. This style of skirt, of course, requires embroidery about thlrty-thren tnelics wide or more, whereas for the vari ous flnunre skirts you may employ om- lirolderles of nny width you hnppen in possess. Kithor style Is very easy to mnko and rpurkly to be finished, nnd these are tho ciualltles you looi; for In your July dressmaking. The Designer for Jtily. i'o.v.o.. ;it:r.j; .iti:i:Ti.(i, C. F. Smith I'nmonn Orange will meet with Frontier Orange of West Hcrksblre Saturday. June ;i. The prouram follows: Music, West liPllf-hlie (lclieMr.i; read ing, tl-r Rev. I. Wilson jjay of Frank lin; p.-'per. "What lias the Telephone and nurnl Mnll Delivery Done for the nurn Home?" .Mls Nllln l'leroo oi rianl.lpi: vocal p.iln, jjiSh Maty Jano Armstrong of West Herkslilre; paper, "What Onn We Do to Improve Our Pastures?" Fay Ilrlgham of Hakersfleld, open for discussion; paper, "What I Don't Know About Farming," J, K. Montague of West Knosbu-g; music, chorus; dlrcusslon, "Can the Vermont fanner profitably Invest In side-delivery rakes, hay lenders and hnrso forks for the more expeditious handling of the hay crop?" opened by A. 1'. Ctoft of West Knnshurgh, N. I'. I.add of Fast lierkshlre; essay, "Succfss," Mls-i Kadlo I'ond of ITast lic-Ushlre; lecltntlon, Howard V. Arnii of Illcl.ford; music, or chestra. Living Llrjhtt of the 3sn. One of tho marine curiosities fished from the bottom of tho Indian ocean by a dredging vessel chartered by the Calcutta Society of Natural History was a mammoth sea crab, which con tinually emitted a brlsht white light, similar to that foen In the up.nsraodlc flaohos of phosphorescent luminosity kindled by tho common fireflies. Tho oddity was captured in daytime and placed in a largo tank, nothing pecul iar except Its immenia filr.e being no ticeable in tho brood giant of the tropical sun. At night, however, when all was in pitchy darkness, the crab Btirprlaed the naturalists by llchtlnjr up the tank no that all the othor sea crnntures, great and small, occupying the Bame tank could be plainly seen. When the lumlnoim cmitactan was prodded with a polo he omitted dailies of light, which enabled the experi menters to toad small print, oven though otherwise thoy woro in total darUnaaa. London Chronicle. r C FAMOUS LONDON TREE A The Cause of Several Hard Fought Lccjal Battles. ITS SITE WORTH MILLIONS. But ths Lawyers Never Have Deen Ablo to Break Through the Phalanx cf Legal Enactments That Preserve tho Old Landmark In Cheapslde. There is a tree In Chenpsdde, Ion don, that mny b" described as tho most expensive of Its kind on earth. If five dollar gold pieces lllled the entire trunk and five dollar bill.; fluttered in place of every one of the leaves it would not buy the terra 1'nina It occu pies, for the land on which It stands, the northwest corner of Wood street :tPd Cheapslde Is worth $lri00,000 an acre. The tree has stood on tho spot for moro than MO years, while Its rite has nutfinonicd In value to almost fab ulous proportions. There have been several hard fought lawsuits over this plot of ground, tho Cyhl having been curried even to tho house of lords. P.ut so far the lawyers never have been able to break through the phalanx of legal enactments which preserve the tree. In the first place, there Is a law In England which pro hibits builders from putting up a structure which shall keep out tho light from windows which bear tho mysterlotit words "ancient lights." This tree In C'heapMde literally Is sur rounded by a number of "atrient lights" proprietors whose consent nev er has been obtained when it came to cu :lng down the tree and putting a modern structure on it.- site. For the same reason the storekeeper who rents the liny two story structure on the corner Just In front ef the tree ncvet has been able to put his build ing up beyond Its present height. Some years n-;o one builder, who thought himself more "cute'1 than th'. others, started to tak the law Into h.i own hands and put up a bttlldlcg. thinking to "arrange" with the owners of tlu "ancient light-' afterward. But he was mot with a perfect showc? of Injunctions proceedings, writs and indictments, moro than would have covered the tree in its full spri.:g bloom, and it Is said ho never has been ablo to pay the thousandr. of dollars of law cosU which his little experiment resulted iv. A few years ago some gardeners wore ordered to lop off certain lltnba of the tree which hung over Cheapslde. It was done really to save tho life of the tree and with the consent of the parish clerk and churchwarden of St. Peter's, Cheapslde, the nncicnt little Norman church in Foster lane, nearby, who guard this; tree from tho vnndals' clutches. When the men began to work on tho tree, however, it created a big sensation in Cheapslde. "They are chopping down our tree," went up from a thousand angry throats in the district. Policemen were called, and doubt less there would have been nn other shower of writs, injunctions and proceedings had not the minister of the parish explained the real reason for the lopping operations. Another nluioM Impassable barrier which protects the tree in Its position Is the fact that It grows in sacred ground. There is a law in London that no building can be erected on sacred ground without special act of parlia ment, nnd woe betide the unhappy man who dares to put up even a shan ty within the sacred precincts of a graveyard In ICngland. This particular corner of Cheapslde hns been immortalized by Words worth: At the come: of Wood street when day light nppcars 'There's a thrush that sings aloud; It has I bung for thice years i This bird was wont to perch in the now famous tree, and it attracted the attention of Wordsworth, who used to breakfast In a little shop near by. As far back as the yea: 1302 Just n hun dred years before Mr, Columbus dis covered America another tree stood in this graveyard and is spoken of by Chaucer: That whosoever ployncs tt away. Ho shall have Chrystls' curse for aye. The tree is therefore a direct de scendant of perhaps the oldest tree on record In Kngland, and it may almost be described as an ICngllsh Institution. This particular portion of Cheapslde is back of the general postofllce and is one of the finest pieces of real es tate In the world. With the tremen dous dltllctlltles thnt stand In the way of Its being built over the sanctity of the land Itself and the power of the "ancient lights" statute-It Is prob able that this piece of ground will re main "unimproved" for another cen tury or two. In a recent interview the manager of the real estate agents who control nearly all the land In tho dis trict declared that "the old tree in Cheapslde occupies a position which is likely never be built upon." There would be n perfect howl of execration from all sides it any one were to nt tempt to put up a modern building there, for Wood street Itself Is so I arrow that the people on both sides rf the street have a right to claim "ancient lights," and tho builder who went In for Improving this property would hnve to "square" so many peo file that lie would never bo able to get nny profit out of the building. New York Press. The Fraction. "The average family In Amprlca com prises 4.0 persons," "1 guess I'm the .0 of this family," murmured Taw Hoptoad, n trlflo acridly, Louisville Courier-Journal. VETS AT TERCENTENARY. "Itnlly Itoiinil (he Flng, Hoys Itally Once Aamln." Present Indications aro thoro will bo a largo turnout of the veterans o ftho War for tho t'nloii In tho parade nnd review by President Taft, tho Governors of Vermont and Nov York and distin guished guests, on Thursday, July S. It Is to bo hoped nearly every veteran sol dier residing In Chlttendon, Addison, Franklin nnd Urnnd Islo wountlu will report at tho Wlnooskl Avenus Cr"tU-?8-Katlonnl Church an soon after nlno o'clock that marnlnr as nractlcabla. the rien- I n ntf to Join his comrades under tho regime tnl flng which he will find In posltlo thnt point. The opportunity of ?ilnn 'to Presl--ent ut "the I'nltcd States nnd tho honor of marching In review before him and the privilege of once again forming In regimental organizations aro great In centives for tho "hoys In blue" to be present. neglmentnl guidons, procured by th mllltnry committee through It. W. Allen tr Co., have been received, nnd are of T'nllcd Ktntes bunting about 1Sx2t Inches, Upon a stnff six feet In length. The rings of the Vermont Infnntry regiments nnd the threo companies of sharpshooters nre of blue ground with white letters, hearing the name of the ?egltncnt. The rings of the 1st Vermont cavalry nnd frontier cavalry are bluo with yet low letters. The flags of the three Vermont light bnttcrles nre blue with red letters. The flag for nil veterans residing In Vermont who rerved from other States Is white with red letters, bearing the words "t P. V. Other States." The flag for those who served In tho nnvy nnd mnrlne corps Is whlto with bluo letters, marked "t. fl. nnvy." The Spnnlsh War Veterans will enrry the beautiful flng of their ramp and the t'nlted States colors. The Pons of Veteran', under command of the division commander, will be pres ent In largo numbers, each ramp bearing Its own flng. An was mentioned In previous notice the veterans will be escorted by ft detail of the Vermont Society of Colonlnl Wnrs, of the Pons of the American Revolution, nnd of the "Military Order of the Loyal Legion, each of these orcanlzatlons benr Ing Its flag. The Montpeller drum corps, composed of boys, will furnish music which will be of the tlm of the days of 61-'&. Attention Is again called to the bureau of Information, room No. G, Stannard Memorial hall, Church street, where all details can be learned. All comrades who expect to be present, nnd hnve not already sent notice, should communicate by July 1 with Charles E3. Flench, chairman of the mllltnry commit tee, us College street, or Capt. O. II. Parker secretary Hank street, Hur llngton, Vt. The mllltnry committee hopes that all Vermont papers will publish this Infor mation. The Rice God, In tbe Malay peninsula, after a gen eral propitiatory service has been held ns an "apology" to the rice for cutting it, tho "rice soul" Is diligently sought. First tho spot whore the best rice grows is selected; then seven stems are chosen, each having seven Joints. Within this sacred bundle resides tbe soul of the whole precious Held, and, dressed lu swaddling clothes like a live Infant, it Is borne home In a basket and tenderly, reverently, placed on a new sleeping mat. After the rice harvest in Ceylon the priests take a little eld god called Mareil down to the river. A hole la dug where the water is shallow, and Into this is crammed a bag of dry rice, with the god placed on top. Th? satu rated rice expands, forcing the imago upward, so that in about fifteen days it come to the surface and Is wel comed as a new god with acclama tions of great Joy. Both In Chlua and Japan are held special festivals of thanksgiving and offering up of first frutts.-Loi An geles Times. Luck In Golf, Luck, as will readily be understood, is a factor thnt enters very Inrgely into golf. Perhaps the most notablo case on record is that of Jamla An derson when competing for the cham pionship at Prestwlck in 1378. He had Just teed his ball for the seventeenth drive when a little girl standing among tbe spectators remarked that he had unconsciously placed It just in front of the proper line. Although nobody else had noticed the fact, this proved on examination by the referee to be correct. Thereupon Anderson teed his ball again in a fresh position well behind the line and made a drlTe which landed him In tbe hole and eventually enabled him to win tbe match. If, however, ho had played it from the original spot he would have boon penalized a stroke and hare lost the championship. Clearly, then, luck on the links is something to be taken Info consideration whatever nonbellov ers may say to tbe contrary. Bailey's Magazine. Whet He Was Allowed to Do. A Presbyterian delegate who wns accustomed to being sent to denomina tional conventions to extend fraternal greeting wan delegated to the general conference of tbe Methodist Episcopal church. Rising to speak, be said It was al ways an interesting study to blm to note the different receptions accorded him at the conrentloni of the various denominations. "Whenever I attend a convention of the Episcopal church, for example," said he, "I find I can do anything I like except preach In tho pulpit. When I go before tbe Baptist church I am accorded every privilege except tbat ef taking communion. And." be said, with a mile, "when I appear among the Methodists I notice I am allowed every privilege except taking the col lection !" Ladles' Horn Journal. Hou.ok.aptni In Papua. European housekeeping In Papua to charmingly simple. Everything arriv ed In a tin, for the moat part ready for us. Meat, milk, butter, vegetables all stood In tins In neat rows In tbe store room. A diet of tinned stuffs grow rather monotonous at times, but we were able occasionally to vary it. Bomettmoa a man wonld arrive with a live turtle, which he would sail for two otlcks of tobacco, coating threepence. The wretched turtle would be killed nnd cut up, but would still Insist on quivering In a Boat realistic mnuner even when placed on the fire to cook. Then, too, If the season waa a good one, th kitchen would be found lined with Joints of wallabies, and It would be hard to know what to do with so much fresh meat. Wide World Mags cine. Tim DEADLY I'inFAVOHKS. (From thi N. V. Evening Tost.) One hundred and nineteen person, were treated at Botn hospitals for In juries received from fireworks at the celebration of the IMth anlveraary of th. Uattle of Bunker Mil. The urchins' firecrackers probably followed Oen. lut. nam's advice nnd didn't flro until they could sea tho whites of their eyes. W. jj I! that great (St)snan, j desperadoes wJreyed roads, and the )rfid$i tarn . . . , ... SB 1J1& 111 VVldL, WVlll an II 'I I " B H j to our rerJahorime. , 11! hacyihips kh(naof railrbacK j Vol atth.jfie Awning d(apter. jJ j deals(witni a double love anair, Mybb comeslapparint in tjfreTfiit few mptirs ot I the $$qry, with thp-anditspf l(rewestrn, f countjpa-i gjeatai-l roadsystem ajunst thpe desperadoes. . READ THE OPENING. INSTALLMENT. When you finish the last chapter you will admit that it is the BEST STORY YOU EVER READ. BANK VAULTS. Precautions For th Purpose of Foil- ing the Cracksmen. Many banks, especially those in r'ties, have their vaults protected by an elaborate system of concealed wires connected to a central ofilce not ro far away, so that the least tarn pcrlns with the combination lock or any attack upon the door or walls will ;;lve the alarm at the central of fice, where men aro waiting day and nl?ht to run to the rescue. The exact method and devices that are used arc kept rather secret, for fear the bur glars themselves mlRht learn too much about them, but It may be explained thnt one part of the apparatus is an extremely nensltlve relay located at the central oflice. This delicate in-t-trument closes a local circuit which i sounds the alarm the Is the Klkhtest dlsturbo moment there nee of the hid den wires nt nnd near the vault, so that a gang of burglars could hardly get to work with their drills and their nitroglycerin before the ofllcers of tho law would be upon thm. In addition to protecting vaults' and pafes from the direct attacks of rob bers, electricity affords another safe guard by furnishing light which floods the premises with its searching beams Indeed, many banks, stores and ware houses rely mainly upon the electric light, without which the thickest walls nnd the strongest and most compli cated locks would be useless. They turn It on nt night and leave their window shutters wide open, so that the interior may be In full view of the policeman or watchman passing tho windows all night. This makes It practically Impossible for lawbreakers to work unseen. To protect the money wlndown of banks the teller behind tho window has n concealed push button at hand, oftentimes placed under tho counter where he can touch It unobserved. If any one tries to steal any money, the teller can call nn officer instantly In this way. The circuit Is sometimes ar ranged to close the bank doors also by an electrically operated mechanism bo fore tbe thief has time to get 'o them and escape. Harper's Weekly. FOUNTAIN PKNS AT FIIKU ritr.SS. STYLES ARE CHANGING SLOWLY. Dlararer Slrrvr. nntl tVlilrr SMrt ttnilc SUelil Dtflrrenrrn In Outline. One thlni? you will notice, If you enter any assemblage of well-drcggrd women: There has been no rndlcal ehaiiBo In fashlonn. Ynll hp.ir It nvpp nnil nvip asaln that sleeves nre Bettlnu larger and sklrta are gcttliiK fuller. Yet tho ue wou,U "Ulf of (.old. " change Is helnt? no gradually accepted, 1 "Tak' my udvice an' no' dae that" that you will notice, perhaps, shin hv replied tho guard. "Mln' y', we lio, the familiar plain tlsht-ntting chalrgo a shlllin' a mllo for corpses." sleeve nnd the moro novel full bishop Dundee Advertiser leeve worn underneath a slashed sleeve . I cop. You will see plain Bored shirts, not miil. very perceptibly wider nt tho bottom, 0ollr Milk, and, next them, plalted-sklrta mounted on I Tne m," ,v-s not of tho desired a fitted yoke or on the regular belt, and, sweetness one morning, nnd little Ki ln any ease, you will see practically tho mer pushed his glass away after tak same silhouette. For the tlfnire romaina Ing n sip. Just lis slender ua heretofore, even "Whal's the matter with the milk, thouch In many of the skirts extra fill- EimPr?- llslCll ,,, ,notj1(Ti nesa Is Introduced In the lower part bt- ,,,-n- ,. . . twen th. htp line nnd the knws. Your , .',TnB i? 5"" ?, " klrt may measure mere than four yards U M rw rn Pities," wns the re- wide, yet, such h tho softness of the I'T- l-"'hauge. materials, It will fall In Just ns closely nt ...... ,,,,; . ... . the bottom ever.-The Design for lhe:"eWkn!;7neMrrr,I,Vnrt Julyi l'r Thomas's IOIectrlc oil, Tho pain leased nnd the child mink lnH a i st FOUNTAIN VKXS AV JMU2B PHKSS. LUJ...".!r.CH'""M MJB N!Wlr'' Ha"30n- EXPERT PLAYERS. Four Ladies and an Interesting At tempt nt Whist. The following conversation was over heard by n waiter at a ladles' club. The man was able to use his knowl edge of shorthand to take notes, hav lnp once been a reporter: "Jane," said Maria, "If is your lead." "Why, no," answered Jane; "It 13 Ida's." "."o," spoke up Ida; "it Is not my lead. Suran dealt the cards." "Why, then, It must be my lead," said Maria. "What's trumps:" "Hearts!" shouted three young voices in unison. "Well, there Is my lead," said Maria, playing tiie Uettce of clubs. "But yen must lead a trump card, my dear," cried Jane. "Yes, and lead the blssest trump you have in your hand," put in Ida, Jnne's partner. 'Well, then, hero Is the queen of hearts," .said Maria. I "Oh, you mean thing, you!" exclaim ed Jane "That takes my king." I 'T.ut I will take the trick, for I havo the aco," said Ida "But," remarked Susan, "that Is tho ' uce of diamonds.'' j "So It is. ' said Ida. "Well, here Is i the four of hearts." "I've got the ace of hearts," purred Susan. "Does that take the trick?" j "Of course it does," answered Jane. "No, it doesn't" sahl Ida. "A court card always takes another card." "Oh, let's stop playli.g'" cried Maria wearily. "It's no fun when there are no men to tell you how to play." Peat-sou's Weekly. It was In the City of Brotherly T.o'-o that the first bank was established In 1781. It was Incorporated by congress under tbe name of "The President, Di rectors and Company of the Bank of North America." Three years later the j second bank In the country wns opened I In Boston aud called the Massachu 1 setts bank, In the same year tbi Bank of New I York was founded. The tlrst United States bank was , founded in 17Si nnd the second in I 1810, in which year tho first savings i ,,,. wcre f stnbl!sh(d, ollP Jn pn,n. dclphla, the other In Boston. Scrap Book. Inadvisable. During n snowstorm on the Highland railway a train wns held tip for au hour or two. The guard, a cheery Scot, paN.sed along the carriages trying to keep up the spirits of tbe passen gers. An old gentleman nngrlly coin- Plained that if the train didn't go on mith enemy of the. upon the rail- ved-of man of ke his debut WHERE RICH MEN ARE FEW. They Are as Scar.-? as Black Swans in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is the nearest approach to a peasant commonwealth which tho world has known In modern times. There is not a Bulgarian Slav who Is not the owner of a plot of land upon which he lives and out of which ho gets !;!s nwn llvelibood by his own labor. I-nrgo landowners nre almost un known. The few men of wealth In the country nre mostly ef foreign birth or descent, and even they would not bo counted as wealthy according to the standard of other European coun tries. The small landowners, who form the vast majority of the population, are peasant born and peasant bred. They are extremely t'l-ifty. They are con tent with very plain food. They wear the same sheepskin parments from year to year, only turning their coats inside out with the changes of tbt season. Whole families, even of well to do peasant, sleep In the same room upon ioats stietrhed out on the floor. They live under conditions of dirt and dis comfort which no British or German or French laborer would tolerate for rt week. Yet, notwithstanding their disregard of th simplest sanitary ar rangements, they grow up singularly strong and healthy. Moreover, they are s'ree from the ir ritation caused among other laborers, overworked If not underpaid, by the spectacle of neighbors living In afflu ence and ease without any necessity to curtail their expenditure. Rich men are hlack swans In Bulgaria. 1 was told by a foreign banker in Sofia who had traded for many years In tha country that he doubted greatly whether there were fifty men In all the rural districts who had net in comes of $5,000 a year. London Illus trated News. Faults on Both Sides. lie was a tnlld and meek kind of husband, but at length his patience nnd good nature gave out, and he went to his lawyer to get him to draw up a deed of separation from his exasper ating better half. "Ah, well," said the lawyer thought fully, "perhaps there may be faults ea both sides." "You're rlftht!" snouted the BP7 client. "Sho has a hump on her back and a wart on her nose." New York Times. Her Kick. "I don't mind finding a gray hair or two in my own hair." sighed the bachelor girl, who shows some few signs of the sear aud yellow leaf, "but when I pay $3 for n ntce bunch of lovely brown curls and have to pick them out of those, too, It isn't fair. Do you think it is?" Chicago Inter Ocean. THE TRUTH. "I love my work." "Now bo honest. Do you really love work?" "Well, It's an extremely platonlc affoc tlon." Washington Herald. HOW IT HAPPENED. "Why did you Icavo your last placet" nsked tho boss, "I got six months off for sood be havior,'' answered the Job s.ker. Chi cago News.