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alaac's AniM mt RaMp Vnm II U (realtors. In the yrsr IhH or thereabout, be ing worried tjr duna In Paris. Ilalxac took loli,1ii(r In Pass. lli-n village In the environs, at a bount iu the Itue Pass. TIht la little remarkable about the front of the house. It if Juat plain, white, two stirled French dwelling of a humlrwl jnn ago or of today fr that niatttT. But at the back la a ganleu anil at tbe bottom of the gardtu la a doorway Uniting Into on of the oldrat lanea iu the world, from the look of It Truly this ruelle, with Ita crumbling walla of stone ami plaster. Ita Ivy and ita abad of overhanging trees, la aa happily de void of suggest iona of modirn "ira proveiuents" aa anything to be found wltblu the girdle of tbe fort I fl at Ions, By nieana of tbla byway Halxac, wben Insistent voices from within Die bout reached bla ears aa be worked In bia little pavilion at the end of the garden, could avoid the unpleasantness of an Interview with any holder of the overdue bills which throughout bla life were the only tangible nwulta of bla experiments na a printer and type founder. . It needa but little Imagination to s-e blm hurry off down the lane, hath-H nnd In sUpimts. to await event, while be drvnm of exploiting the Jewel of the (lolcouilii or the Nilver mltiea of the new world. W. II. Helm In Critic. AN OLD LEGEND. LAND OF THE PARIS CABMAN rav Aariaat Starr l.lllih, A4aaaa Tint Haa,ae. The old Talnnudlata had a ueer leg end concerning the flrat pair created hr the Almighty. According to ttie tory, LJlitn wna Adam'a original i.tp.' meet" and Kve waa the after mmt'ilera tioiL The Talmud aaya that IJllth waa created Juat aa Adam waa out f the duat of ttu earth. toon after the breath of life bad been breathed Into her ears (yoti will retnemU'r that the Itlble aaya 'nostrils" la Adam'a caact ber entire nature changed to aucb an extent that ahe became a veritable de mon. . About th!a time the devil came along, and. recognizing In Adam'a wife ill that waa neceaaary to make a flrat claaa governess of tin lnfenal region. lersuaded her tojult the ftrat tnnu and go with blm Into the "tinier region of the air." To ua thla aeema like a queer place for the location of bell, but that la the direction the pair la an Id to have taken when they left Adam aa the aole occupant of the garden. At borne with the king of the aulpburoua domain, sbt became the mother of devil and then deaerted nut and Iecame a "spwter of darkness." After tbla transformation her sole de light appears to have tvn In the de struction of Innoceut baNn, It 1 eveu said that our word "lullaby" I a cor ruption of the oriental term, llllu abl," which mentis "avaunt." or 'Ix'gone, IJllth." HORSESHOE NAILS. Ilaee Which He Ht-taraa With Ilia Sarlasa fa r'.vrf Ilia lar. It U a peculiarity of I'jrls, which ev ery vUltor who know enough French to tell one diahi t from uuother nitlNt buvc noticed, that nearly nil I'arla euh luen come from the km me part of the country. The Mine thing la true of coal men-hunt and of dealer III roast ed chestnut, who come from Au vergne; of the K'M'lhcrds, who hawk their milk aUiut tlie streets, who are Itreton iMMiHaiita, and of luauy other trades. The cab driver' land la proluibly lit tie known to KiikIImIiuicu. It la down In the A rej-ron. and Itodes I Ita capi tal, a tiny vlllnge, where the worst lan guage nnd the liest hearts Iu all France are to lie found. The eldest of each family Iu ltcxlei takes the land and the paternal cottage. The old folka live with blm until their death, and the younger aona go to I'arla and drive ext.. For years they drlvw aUiut la all weathers, scraping together sou by sou until tlicr havo garnered enough to go borne and pay for their hoard and lodg ing for the remainder of their day a. They go with the elder brother to a notary on the flint day of their return borne and sign a deed by which be la hound to keep them for the remainder of their days In Idleness Iu return for 'their savings. tamlon Standard. The Way The? Are Tamed r.iart Work Three million separate Kiine nail are i often ciiNt from a ton of metal. Of the smullcr sizes . nail are molded In a single mold, nnd an expert workman will make eighty mold iu nn ordinary working day, thus-turning out 1W,iM) separate mill. Mien the metal In a liquid state 1 IKiured Into the mold It ruu through the sand In pasagca provided Iu the molding process. The whole of tin) null are rust together and are. wheu rvnioml from tho sand, connected by a network of Iron one with another, In tills condition the Iron I a brittle aa glass, nnd very little force la re quired to separate the nails from the network which hold them together. They then have to undergo the proc ess Known as annealing. They are mixed up with hematite Iron ore, which I In a owdered state, put Into Iron pot and placed In an annealing fur nace, a sort of kiln. Hero they remain for some days, enre Ix-lng taken to ao regulate the heat to which they are subjected that the Iron will not tie re- melted, but brought very nearly to that condition. The action of the raw Iron ore upon the brittle casting Is marvel oua. After cooling It can te Itent with out risk of breaking, and It teconiea a naeful and serviceable article. SELF CONTROL. ENGLISH ELECTIONS. f the It Is One of the Prrfartlaaa Ueallraaaa. A gentleman la gentle, alow to sur mise evil, slow to take offense and lower still to give it. A gentleman sulsluea his feeling and control hla speech. It la sometime said of a man that ''be can be a gentleman If be want to le." but a tuau w ho can be a gentleman wbeu he want never wauta to be anything else, saya the Pittsburg Pre. In the cultivation of courtesy self respect niiiHt play a protulueut part We must never pus for more tuau the value we place uiion ourselvea. To re spect other we must first recct our selves. Whit tier said, "I felt that I waa In the world to du something, and . I thought I must." One of the (terfectloiiri of the gallant man Ilea Iu the supremacy of self con trol. IlcrU-rt Spencer, caklng of this lniHirtant attitude of mau aa a moral . being, said, "Not to lie Impulsive, not to tie spurred hither and thither by each desire that In turn come upper most, but to tie self contained, self balanced, governed by the Joiut de cision of tho feelings In council as sembled, liefore which every action shall have been fully debated ind calmly determined-that It I which education, moral education at least. trlve to produce." Odd r.aallah Culm, Cuglaud can InmhI of more qualut custom nnd ceremonies that have been banded down from century to century thun any other civilized nation. The sounding of the mayor's horn at Itloii la one of the most ancient custom In the kingdom. It formerly announced the setting of the wutch, but It ha now lapsed Into tlu formality of three blasta given at 0 o'clock every evening at the mayor'a residence by bis official horn blower and three more at the market crosa. Karrsr ( Will, Energy of will la the soul of every great character. Where It I there I resolute character; where It 1 not there I falnturss. with effeminacy, desitond ency. ueglec of duty and fnllure. "The strong man and the waterfall." says a provrh, "channel their own path. Parliament taarflaaT Far a teat la la Rsaeaalve, Although there are strict lawa against bribery In the Kug?Mi elec tions, standing for a seat In parl.j ment la by no ineana an Inexpensive matter. Even a small constituency will cost not less than $3,(M, and the expense run from that up to f 10,ni0. At one election a candidate paid out on an average or .) for each vote, but thla Is regarded na the record price, tho cost running aa low aa SI a bead. The purchasing of a vote disqualifies tho candidate, even though be may lie Innocent of any participation In the bribery, and a a result candidate and their workers "ngents" they call them In England are most careful that their actions shall te ntiovo sus picion. Pinners may be served a constitu ency, but payment even to the women of a family 1 regarded a bribery, and the candidate are comielled to trust to specchcM, horise to house convaisea aud literature, Isith for band distribu tion and In the form of iMister. The t'aaallaaed Barhelor. "I have not married sn I may have a quiet life," said the bachelor. "Had I married a good wife I would have liccti afraid to loe her; a bud one. I would have been unhappy. Had I taken a (Nior girl we would have lived wretch edly; a rich one, and she would have had cause to taunt me with her money. Hud she liecn ugly I could not have loved her; beautiful, nnd I would have been eternally Jealous. Therefore I have not married, and yet life !a a nuisance." New York Press. The I. la a 'a Khar. It la real I., not tho male llou, with hla terrific roar and formidable ap pea ranee, that the explorer feara, but hla mate. The male lion Is a good looking Kser, but when It comes to busluess It I bis wife who counts, a U the African native, (fame la pulled down by the female Hon, and then the nialu beats her off until be baa feasted to repletion, wben she may have what la left; hence "the llon'a aha re." ALPINE AVALANCQE3. Taaaa Dadlr Saanalldv Ate Oftaa Start d hr aaaad. There are many kind of avalanche. There are the powdery avalanebe, the creeping variety, the glacier avalanche and other. When the aun strike tmon the IIIlJiituMe suow field aud the suow begin to move the mat la it descent gather weight aud force, tearing away enormous rock masse and mllu of ". iiiiiii si lengrn v .tin a. ...!... til . . . Ti . uuim? ua oiuiiutT, u expend ir fury on the level fl.wr of a valley whvre d- reuaelcs village trtny be. A great avalanche of this kind ha aa Invisible forerunner aliuoat aa destruc tive aa Itself. Tbla I the terrific hurri cane caused by the air It displace. It 1 no common sight to see giant trees uproot!, broken and twisted, the boughs wtvuebed from the trunk, leave and needlca clean stripped from the twig and the very topa wrcuched from a larch forest before ever tbe ava lanche Itself ha struck the wood. It la on still days when a lighted can dle will hardly flicker In the Icy air that the dauger Is greatest. The enow has liecn falling quietly yet heavily for several day aud ha settled on preclp Itoua slopea above the village to au Im mense depth. It need but the slightest and nlmoct linperf-ptlble cause to set It lu aiotiou. Hud the wind been blow ing It would never have amascd to such depth, but would have slipped down In hxtwr quantities. On such days ttie pOKtilloti inutile the U-ll of Id team; the father will chide hi child for slumming the dor. Three etior luou iiviihiuche were oliee Marled lu Switzerland merely by the soiiudjiig of the "Vlni." or the tirt bell for church service. A bird nli-htlug, uu ieiele fall ing from a roek-nnd the mounter le glu hi downward rti-.li. Villdger sometime try to bring down ava lauehes at nu ndvautagcuu time by firing off gun or even by shouting. Woman's Home i'ompanlou. LOOSE TEETH.. koaiallmra Thr Are the llaaalt ervaa Traahlaa. He was au lament dentist, and uo one i-ould have aeeimetl him of tinkering with a sound molar unless It actuaily tieeded attention. Wheu the haildiume- ly gowueii woman patient came to blm aud complained that her teeth were getting loom aud she waa afraid she would lose them be gave her some good advice aud charged her uo thing, al though It was worth a good stiff fee. There I nothing lu the world the matter with your teeth," be sahL "Each one is a sound as a new dollar. Hut you should consult a nerve specialist. Evidently you have liecn worrying a great deal lately." The woman confessed that ahe had. .Her sister had lieen very 111, and she bad been compelled to help nurse her. "Quit It unless you wish to lose your teeth," commanded the deutlsL "Also you should put yourse'f under the care of a physician. In some nervous dis eases the outward symptom 1 a shrink lug of the gum. Tbi I not an un failing sign, however. Some iicrson lose their teeth through a shriveling of the gums on accouut of an exces of uric acid In the system. If they drank plenty of water the trouble would dla npieur. I have bad Severn i patient whom I have cured simply by getting them to drink plenty of water. The gums are pretty good indicator of the general health. Person whose gum blo-d frequently think there 1 something the matter with their teeth. The trouble I constltutlounl Instead of local. A good tonic would put them on their feet, aud this, aceoinpauicd by plenty of exercise lu theoicn air. would stop the bleeding of the gums." New York Press. VALUE OF SEAWEEDS. The t'se at Irlah Maae aa a radl ! Mdllae. Irish moa la used a a foundation for many dessert la the dietary kitchen where especial dishes are prepared for Invalid. An authority ou the question of seaweed state that scurvy, the dread of sailor, caused ljr the absence of potash la the salt meat which form a part of every ship's provisions, would be ameliorated by the liberal use of sea mos Jelly, which I rich In potash. Irish nioas baa always a place In the medicine chest of the old faabioncd housewife, who pins her faith to 114 healing roiertlea for cold. or throat, elc. On the coast where the tuoM Is gathered and also In the major ity of Irish fauillle the nioas I Isilled. trained, boiled agalo with lenion Juice and augar. uutll it la of the consistency of sirup. It Is taken bot, a teaspoourul at a time, and 1 said to be a very good remedy for the maladies referred to. The Indiana use tb a she of seaweed for granular swelling. It la also used y the Chinese, aud so highly 1 It pris ed by them both as a medicine aud a food that It Is gathered lu some part of the Pacific coast, principally at Mon terey, and sent back to t'hlna. Tlie supply of seaweed of every de scription seem Inexhaustible, aa that pulled or rcaiM-d from the rocks I re placed by another aud a more luxuriant grow th the following year. On the At lantic coast It Is harvested only during the months from June to August, but at Monterey It I gathcntl every day all the year around. I-sIle's Weekly. UNDER A HAYSTACK. The Urea ml m I'aataa aad Kvratlal Prayer MrellasT. The most famous prayer meeting ever convened lu this country waa held In Uie summer of in si on the grounds of fanner adjneent to William college. Wllllnmstown, Mass., says I-cslie's Weekly. It was held by Ave student. They were q'llerylug what they could do for the lieneflt of innuklnd. A thun derstorm occurred, aud they took ref uge under a haystack and continued tbe meeting. Seemingly ttie studeut alone for the tune lielug knew of the meeting. For years the place was un marked and the event uucoiuiiiemorat ed. Hut those students originated t!n foreign missionary movement lu this couutry for the tienetlt of all lands and peoples. Sulisequently Williams college acquired the proierty, named It Mis sion park aud erected a monument commemorative of the great result. It consists of a shaft of granite twelve feet In height, I rearing a globe three feet In diameter, representing the world. The legend on the shaft Is, The Birthplace of American Foreign Missions." t'nderueath are the name of Ore atudenta who had a part In tbe meeting-Samuel J. Mills, James Itleh arda, Francla I- Itobblna. Harvey Loo tul and Ityram reen. This memorial la an object of Interest to every visitor to Wllllauiatown. nnd at every com mencement n religion service I bell beside It. Ia lrl. v "Are you the proprietor of thl re taurantV" said fie man who bad unit ed for his order until he Is-enme sl.i-nv. "Yes, sir. VI:-it ctm I do for you':" "You can give me some informal :i. .' want to know whether you have told the waiter t st.-iy nuny so tint you can brln? In n lell for lnlii-' - r:iint aie'-" ttl.l Ilia share. "Every human IhMui; should lo his stare toward uplifting the masse of his fellow men." "Well. I did my share. ' I ran an elevator seven yeara." Aa Karpliaa Dellearr. Every country ha It own little dell cucles, uinl Egypt I fauioii for it ka bolis. The kulioli I broiled meat, but Is broiled lu so ridiculous a fashlou as to lie rcully fuiiuy. The eddler use a little charcoal furnace, soinethlug like that lu use by our plumbers. In It be keep tip a small but hot fire. At turned to the slda of the furnace are a lot of Iron skewers. When a customer approaches, the hawker takes a small piece of tucnt, mutton or goat, the lat ter lelng the most popular, cuts It with a sharp knife luto a long rlblxin, wind it around the skewer nnd plnce it tip uu the churcoal fire. Some of the drip plug are coilM til ami, with a little ault nnd spice, mnke a pleasant sauce for the knlKib when It Is done. It Is easy to make acquaintance, but difficult to shake them off. Washington. Ilia Hvtlraaarat. Friend I haven't seeu you for some time. Poet No. Fact la I have liecome a good deal of a recluse lately. Frleud I feared so. How much do yon oweT Aa Era ta Baalaeaa. "I thought, Alice, that you were en gaged to Hurry Smith, and now I bear you are going to marry bla father." That' right, Maude. Tbe old gen tleman aald he could support one of ua, and I decided to tie that one and took tbe widower." Oa Rrdeeaalas; Featar. "What an Idiot Steven Is, Isn't her "Yes. but he has one redeeming qual-lty-be' alwaya telling you how well yon look."-Mllwaukee Sentinel. j A Bvlalad Aawtaotr. Mr. Talkworda Heury. you were talking lu your sleep last night Hen ry Pi rdo a m for Interrupting you. Smart Bet The Ura-at Dar. Ireamy Youth Have you noticed that there are day wben we seem more la accord with the world more I In unison with nature? Practical Youth-Tea; It I alwaya that way with me on pay day. Labor to keep alive la your braast that Iltth apark of celestial fir railed conscience George Wasblngtoo. A t.haat Starr. A Indon dully tells a short modern ghost story. A man was traveling on a northbound train out of I.o.idon. Op IHislte him waa a silent stranger, bl only companion. Between Ijmdonand Derby no word passed. Then, a the train drew out of Icrhy, be said plea autly, "Good line. thl. lr. chr The stranger re lied, "I think It's a beaatly bad Una I was killed on It two yeara rgo." Baalarss Mrtheda. 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