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ELMORE BULLETIN VOL. II. ROCKY RAR, IDAHO. SATURDAY, JUNK 8, 1889. NO. 2. AMERICAN JEWELRY. • t THE FORTY MINUTES' READING. Ths Variety und F.xt-nt at I«, torn.* Ill Thai Nay lia Ka»ll> (ialn.il. The question of what and when to r ead, mid more than all, how 10 read, is most important to every one. There are U I exception* to this m lining these who aro old enough to rend any tiling; they must all read something if they want to keep alone ground with live people; the question is one of cheloe. The habit of reading is worth u great deni; that of thoughtful reading is worth more. By it ouo gains information, discipline, power; and it is |>ower we are all struggling for. Thera aro thou sand* of young men and women aim le-sly frittering away golden opportu nities. Some are doing it unconscious ly, never realizing seriously the Im portance of a thoughtful course of read ing. and so their earlier years wasted, they will lind their Inter years poverty stricken In mind and morals. One * earlier year* are seedtime for harvests of rich and precious enjoyment in the autumn of life. A writer in the Troy Times makes n strung np|>enl to the thousands of young men and women to hike up some judieioos course of rend ing. and thus enlarge their sphere of I to. and the power and enjoyment of living. Ha recommends the t'hau tnuquu oourse of moling ns having lieen tested over eight y ones, and says: "To day there are over ono hundred tliou sund persons scatlorcd all over tho world pursuing this with profit and do light Tho school at Chuiitniiqua Luko l* a col lego in one's own hoose. It Is for busy pa iplo who left school yoars ago. and who yet desire to pursue some systematic courte of instruction to keep abreast of the rapid progrès» in all de partmoiits of knowledge. It is for high school and college graduates and for people who mwor catered either; fur mere bant*, tices. clerk*. Life is too important and serious to fritter it uwny in nimh^s and in- 1 different reading Wo need the help of ! Uie best minds and thoughts in all do partments of life and labor.-Treasure lrove Tho Moroccan soldier is not so much a man of 2 a cXctor t!Ttox,J and from time to time his master s. m,» u tabule. to''visit those ; whom he finds either too rich, or ric.l. enough for him. the Salta... In claim 1 his share of tho p 1 M Knpitio is the s=ir.rT ; Lr proved si. . the in cvction of Ku ropeuns In Morocco. But not so many f year* ago. and in the second half of this century the most horrible torture L.'t^cr^riîJsr: and Jewish merchants in order to force thsm to avow their fatal rich«. Mr. ' J. Drummond Hay. in the nan„live of his journey on the hunks of the Uucoa I relaie, dreadful details: mm shut up In .vena, wedges driven in under their BftUa. «hUilnon amothertal slowly before tiie ... their parmi» n man shut , ... is ti t lilt , A up in tb© cag© of 11 chain«*! Hon whom chain was long enough to enable him to come within an inch of the victim, who could not make the slightest move Mat without being rent by the talon, Drummond Hay nr. sxaggerated j present day. and they wers when he ■ But this fact remain*, in eaucn ini (mints at least, the treasury is flil. d ,y moans of exactions and authorized thefts: and every official conschcioo may la» bought. This is true from ono ! end of the social wale to the oilier, W lien tho me chant hits tortured the »lave, and when the i'aslut has rifled the me chant, tho Sultan employs simi-! lut means to relieve the Pasha of his booty. Many a Pasha, after finally to jetting rich, is betrayed by one of those around him and denounced to the hn.,ieror as a great capitalist. Theie ■pon fie Is sent for to court, ami the !<ssl sovereign »(Kiilg him of every to hing, even to the ins! piece of money pat s cop* in his coffers or in his pock It*, oven to the last /fm, to the last km, lo the hist terra-cotta vow» which h® b »old in the market-place. Then a U bond Job. tbe Pasha is sent back to D. bow ■or. the Master lias reason to spsjiect at any portion of the treasure has m kept back or hidden, he lias the slut beaten, nnd then sends him to me >n i the rest of his dnys in the con- old lm»«» him Ire, »(iprcn fnrnier boys, simp girls, mothers, busy liouso-kwqiers, f«>r people of leisure und wculth. who do not know what to do witli their time; for poor jHsiple who struggle hard Ui make «bids meet; for everybody who may havti hunger of heart and mind for man ti»in : better than they now have. The Chautauqua «»nterprise la a p.«> lest against the idea that scholarship is the mono(K>ly of the professional eins his. Education is for overybody who hunger.« and lias pluck. Chautau qua protests against tira idea that youth Is Ihe «inly time that an education be arquired. foriy cun get nn education." Nearly every «mo can so economixe time as to glvo forty minutes a day «in on average to a systcmactic «»ourse of reading. Many a one who pretends to be u busy person wastes more than that amount dally. And many read thnt much time and more, whose reading does not count much because it is at random without aim or direction, lt is not wise to 8|amd time and strength this way. it weaken* rather than buiids can The man im«l woman of up. MOROCCO'S TREASURY. II I« rille«l hr Mmi of K«*rtlon* and Authorised Tiuift. ti." it (wrlinjw rote. i subjects so that he may begi bier |ieriod of oppicttalon. ii .in gmplative shades of a prison. - lteiija« tin Constant, in Harper » Maguxiu» AMERICAN JEWELRY. • t Affffrsmstlmis and Anntiyanrws to Whftcti J.s.lm Sr. KutiJ-rt. "There is a groat deal of imported jewelry in the market," »aid a loading dealer yosterday. "that is imported only in the souso of having boon brought into the eity. That is one of tho ways in which the credulous pur chaser* are dup d Into paying fancy pricoa That w filch 1« foreign sootus to have a charm for the average lady. I have even known pieces of jewelry that was out of stylo to have ready sale when the alluring bait that they •imported novelties' was held out Of oourse lids trick would not work with society ladies, who. as a rule, keep track of innovations as c-irefully as their hiisb'inds do of stocks and bond», but the number of those who are will Ing to lie gulled in this way Is legion. Still, little fault can be found with this weakness on the part of ladies, since gentlemen stickle for their imported cigars. •'As n matter of tact, except in tain lyjies of work, we make better jewelry than our foreign teachers. Peo ple are misled into believing imported goods to lie of superior muFe by the fact that we commonly see more cheap stuff of American make than good arti cles. white of foreign jewelry only the best It would pay to import no other quality, since we can make third and fourth rate jewelry anti put it on the market at lower prices than though we availed ourselves of cheap foreign labor and imported the article*. There are some kinds of work which, as yet, we are away bohind In. Wo have few good lapidaries, for instance. Our precious stones are almost invari ably cut beyond tho soa and shlpi»ed here to bo set by American workmen. That accounts for much of the so-called foreign jewelry. A few choice pieces are bought abroad for tho sake of curing tlie stylos, and the imported stones are then set In home-made frames designed after the foreign pat terns to live we Im * the wer« w»? not' do Is Ono of the most popular of the for elgn novelties and it is one in which tho old-world artists have no equal-is the (Mtlnted ivory artistically set in a gold frame. The delicate finish and artistic taauty of Ï. idea" paint^ faces give this class of Jewelry a lion on public favor which It sell merits The frame, are often thickly studded with gems and a-e of exquisite work manship. With these miniature« the satno practice is followed as with dia mends - the paintings are imported and tho frames are made here. Most of those i>lcces are made so as to be worn either a* a (wrndant or a* a pin. These ivories are <»s*untiully articles of virtu and a* such a -e probably the nearest approach to tho antiquo wo now have in tho line of jewelry I think that they afford a wider Held'for pure art in personal adornment than any other type of articles worn. "Upon th^f whole, our businerm I« ono of the most aggravating now pursued. You would bo surprised at the amount 1 of ar.hoyanco we experience from peo ! pie's indecision. When ladle, eon,« in j they. «» a rule, have Utile idea of what they wnnL They are raptivated by ' the styje or flni*h of a particular piece, l but tho price U beyond what they feel I warranted in paying. They know they can't buy the article, but they revert to it time and -gain, wish they could af ,0rd l ' wondor if lhe P rl ''*' < nn't lie cut " lit,lc ' pul lt on aad " anl '» ho. " l °° k ''' nnd a * k « thousand and one '' ; ^'^ «hout what they don t mean ^ l >r ° t ^ com, tant ' 1 *" flla ' 2 1 "~" I 0 "* 1 "* " nd . . . Th ® P * l * ,r «lU« ltl y an uncertainty a» . having poop!become in to hanile. price f nd admire gotKl* without tho slightest . lnbjnti,m ol b ".ving. It is somewhat F** k >' to be short or show that you have «!"- ?.?• . f KUair0 *, POn ° n * ' entl i °"V and »"d a euMomer J«» *■ *hto way m™,, m oro than tin, | I 'T mucb !' roflL _ 1 ho ' P^Ucally j *" ** and W '> ur ! m -Chi cago Newa j ' SURPRISE PARTIES. , - A Old ln*tltatlun t>*f*ntl««l l»j* Oar rui«M (Hd "I was reading in a «x-iety paper the other day." said a gentleman whose of healthful and rubicund visage belies the hint of age suggested by his frosty j -surprlra part,.« Tho account, after stating in so many words that U was a «uprise party, wont on to describe the magnifient toileU of the liostcaa and uf the guests, the elegant supper, the costly cotillion favors, etc., etc. What »ort of a surprise (mrty was that, do ! you think? The lady of t ie house was no more 'surprised' titan 1 am at this minute. If it was a surprise party, how did the hostess get the tip to pile all her goo»l clothes on. prepare lier »mp per and buy a lot of silly knick-knacks to give to tho dudes and dud esses who came to •surprise' her? 1 suppose that lhat sort of thing is all the go now. however. A person who should orgnn Ue a surprise party like those wo used to organize in our youth, when every fellow brought his own and his girl . »upper in a basket and the mistress of the hou-o really wot surpris' d, would h® ' 'Ugiicd at for an idiot or a boor, U * a11 v *' ry woU ,or lhe J'°ung foUs of to enjoy themselves In their own way. It s their own lookout if they want to got up a swell puny and fancy that they are having a good time, but when they choose to Ubel a good old In stitution by calling their glittering shindig a »surprise party.' it's time for me to enter a protest." And the good old «Nntleman wandere«! away, mur muring softly to himself; "Surprist party, aahaw."— Chicago JouranL He do Ui is of » at the an er Juc t THE BISON'S EXTINCTION. Ur. Cum Tells How th* OtmI Herd* W.r. Wip.il Out. "As the Indians hunted there, the nice of blaon would probably bare lasUxl forever, but about 1*W til ■ white men turneu thoir attention U) the •hamry mornUm of the plain* Large Kaetarn firm* organiz.»! hunting par ti«« and paid the «hooter* ♦A&O for each bison where ho lay dead on the plains. I then went to Southern Ne, hrnMka and booatne a professional huutor. Tito bison consisted of two boon of pur to I that sale Of with keep as will this the put Wo i ,. , , , birg« divisions, tho otto living in the wer« South and the other in the North 1'heir only common feeding ground was along the Kepiihlican rivor and lb* branches in Nebraska. The Indian* were well aware of that fact, und . .. . . . _ . hostile trilles have had many a tight for that territory. It was not until I*.:! that the Government put an end to tltirt by none!ing tho I'uwnoo* South and the Sioux to their Northern reser vation*. „ , . , . . 1 rior to that Um« w« hud to do all of our hunting at the risk of be ing scalped at any time. | "Our favorite gun was an army model of the Springfield rifle. 4A-c.il• l«»r and loaded with ninety grain« of powder. The whites pultenied after the Indians and hunted on horseback Huving wagons to haul our game, we did not cure to "circle" them a* the ln dian* did. \\ hen a herd was located we would mount our best horse* and a» quietly as possible approach the herd from tho Upward wide. not' As s<M>n as they saw us the fun would begin, Although of a low build, the bison will mane a very interesting rai-e with » horse for ten miles. Wo would pres* up on the right flank of the herd and ride so close to tho aniranl* that our j guns would touch the side when fired. The most deadly shot was to Are quar U»ritig through tho lungs so that tho animat would bUM»d lo death. In thin way wo would follow the herd as long as our horses could stand it On one srültr.T |„ »I n„ > , r '}* 'I* " aw ,,, • i k' l 't ' ,w l>ro«cntod to the eje. Ihe trail a Wl " ,uu *' 3d b >' ' 1 "'" •'<* dying anl U A " bl * *>»ll would '""7 ^ U,a ' "''" d • ' ' **' t ," 1 * > °." ' ° r ', ®ff*' Bn d noth , ""'fl furi, ' u '' than hU , '""f' r' h < ' , ' al bli " >k e T** jrUH'ig i., a death stare from his hnggy £ T™*?* ,°l ,r f,,r th " u ,"' J* - « * thö P 1 " 1 "*'* nd w **r 0 "» " .' "d u*^ up, quartered the animals] »hipped the sudd..» and tallow to be ,n * r „ . . .'I 7 'I»*'"'do-hunting began, of rior tn this time little or no attention ? '* ''"."J to tbe bul wll, 'n the for them created a high price I lbt ' ,noul wa* allowed to rot upon tho P . "" " d ' 1,Ib m '>k'niflccnt race was »Imply that extravagant] m '« bt '*>•*"•*'* With the ,r |H ,ro '* »non * *n i »-«Mirma an entirely «,!?", B1 „®hunting was adopted, 1 «prinffflold army gun was super , by ' " Shar P '"'-cHUher and in j ÏÏ" * ith P<»wdcr j* '"' h ' m ^ r °" ,y l " Bnd ' ' , ! 'K dooe ' Wft wo "I«I go l ? 1 le •*"*> l hat the H4«eot of j I , P"'" 1 ''' ,l "' 1 wouid not reach an, " ,n,i " * u,u ' bln I* l î'"" 1 * from th «^ IJu™ ' a « ' n * lht " wa > "« had to | ^ -«J "Ktd. the herd n>, '' l,w l v - Llk " » herd of cattle, the ^.^0 a^ort ' ,k |7w, L .1, I WKV s hi ve Ic 7 2,^2 ^ " . . , u,,tJ 'h< trick wa, ^ ,.n IT' . ,h »7 LiTé ' d ! Up ' 1 cul , tbe >" ' h - ordimirj' way for skinning, '* h.» animal » head to a stake, hitch rT.r-.ii'trL'r 1 ' me,.sc „„„.L o I II km . ®^' a "™^» u fh^ wera killed by | ^ ™Y fertuin j « "" . m "' ton , bid ^ we , ro ' ! m riv!.77n Le"wt"i inv j Imntcr!, bv 1 *,* If « V . h ' d '' ' biaon trtmi ..«im * lit*.,,, fron, th-» stream« until many of ibem j^rUhinl, and ÜKHHindi of Other» M were eaaily killed. At the t*Io*e ofthat l>, winter a man could go along the bankl of the Frenchman for fifty mH». I » «imply iumningfrom tl. '»>•. ^ one bi» it u "if -area«» of ire prMng thwt a smalt Uu,r hmd a„.l . few old circus animals reoresent th *' gr.at herd« which le«« than a nuart r 101 uf ,, century ago'blackened miles of prairies a.» » thunder cloud darken 1 | the ak»."—Kansas t'itv Time* ' He - c«».l.-d by a Sharp «Wallher and Of powder ■■■■PH tnd Athens, (.a., ha» a man who rente | » mthf.d .*7m, 2t rtT^i lb : f thU youthful swains of that neighIrorhooil at five dollars a head per annum. This iron. include* li .lits nnd fires repairs on the front gat«», the bottoming of diamant cd fun Chairs, Sunday evening cake-aml-eidcr he lunch«», and strong muzzles for ail the if dog». I here are six girls under this .he particular roof, all of whom are young, -fa pretty and amiable, and so none of •hem are ever more than twenty-four hours at a tine» without a I wait, while ! * the old man is always provided with ruu an income sufficient to keep him in to- i ""I bacco. —Trey 'Times. -— - —The song called "Columbia, the ° I I song culled I lm,fl •Uld England, the Gera of tbe Ocean " take ... . /ranting of premiums for the killing er animal» preying upon the eider »ent Juc " ' lay Gem of the Ocean," was taken from the Britishers, who have a - A •iciy has iwen formed for the the THE DEATH'S-HEAD MOTH. , An Omlnoua-Ltiokiag In *•>«•( l«r«<i(lng History. A »hon time la-fore the outbreak of the French revolution there appeared i„ Europe a large moth, bearingon the the Imck of it* thorax a hid."death'« head. It had lavn imported Into Fu- ' par- rope with it« native plant the iH)t»to for U «u not long before it was found the thnt thl* ominous-looking Insert de Ne, strove ! mid devastated the hives of bees, feeding on the .. y It p|„„ two dered from the la wllh It swooped down ln I the Ute dead of night, making havoc of the ! was in vain, as I J not |ieur covering of the ; m hive, mid re-datam-e the stings of the hoe« could lb* irate the soft downy moth, und . U'«* owner* of be«»* tried various means to prevent the onslaught of this terrible enemy, hut all in vain and at end last the bees solved the problem them nclvr*. î They built n wall of wux with loop. 1 to hole* in it suBIcientlv large to «II be- themselves to „:,«* hut" not large | . IIOUgh t(1 lu]lnit lheir . * ; In appearance the death's-head moth is large and dark-colored with ' of yellow markings, and measure* »bout five inches from tip to Up of iu ex tended wings. On the thorax or mid we die portion of the body an- p»lc mark ln- ing* representing a'hldeoi,» death's head, hence the name of ll.e insect and The caterpillar is greenish yellow the with black spot* on the hack and c uw ro«« linos of blue and wtilt«». It •« our common |M>t*lo worm of „ tratljr ,. characteristic« of » this (mculiar moth is a plaintive squeaking sound which It emit* the manner of its production having our j yet no satisfactory explanation. On account of the piratical rnarkin-» „„ a* thorax.it has always been ra tho gardctl -vith superstitious dislike mnl avomion. In Mauritius a superstition prevails I that it sheds a dust from iU wings thnt .... » « «. '}* u l M,n a |xw»ori. lor this reason when 't one of the moth* enters a habitation n slo scene of consternation ensues. The chrysalis is quite I, Je resting. somewhat resemblin ' « d Tb " is'lit supposed to In» the tall of the insect. | b » 1 " 1» rrallty the tongue-case. This latter organ ihe u.nguc -is of I .xtraonlinary Icgth to enable it u, " roach after the honey in flowers hav "» *'■« » deep -mrolhu A Madagascar] ipceic* has a tongue nine and one to fourth inches in length. _ I The chrysalis is frequently foand in i digging In the ground where |H*ntjc« j have been planted.—Noble M. Eher- ! harL I*h. I)., in Chicago Journal. -- - * SUBMARINE BOATS. c Urcs.uE^T, , I Hary I 17.., X The following description of some of tho moat im|M>rLint feature« of the I subsurface lorpedo-lmat lately sill,. milted to the Navy Department hr the Mr Columbian Iron Wo ks of Baltimore | th and the use. for which it is intended. ' -'■'Ve lo dear several (minis which B might possibly havc^msed a j domtaiiilinsr a*» to the nature of the craft The Unit is cigar-shaped and had I* capable of being operated unitor three different conditions: First, above « h * -rhra. that is. with ... half | it above water; second, awash, that Jo n>, with only a few Inch s, of the back »x|H>*.»d. together with tho conning r T.T '22 *•?'*"** ».bmenpul, '' ■® U,in * *>»., lever hbovo hi U,e ''ua condili.m, doubt which is the primary condition ft>r h s mal ' e P omar or b >' These projpetlies are capable of giving sev irai hundred feet range, and the g,.,, | tad projectile ur>> constructed on n «, i°. « . . „ ,.'J ° mma,,d, r ' Uirbor <" «»"• United .Stales torpedo station it, 1873 but wparwtoly Invent d. and ' 1*™^ "•«•■'»«ful by Mr Holland, the j inv *"" ,r of ,h " <*•»»- *" < b '>* «hl« ' ubma »- ln « ffuo. the boat will b fitted * iltl "'.v kind of iocoroolife lorpada j lhat the Navy Department ,nav d,«.lrc I M bt* firnl from Itiihiir >. . t i l>, i nti .. . . . * ® 11 " r tM ^ | a tt! a ^.h* «'» axis of » i aL there is another eight-inch ut »" angle, fur over-water ire at distances of a thousand yard* or Itk» »»kf dyi„s,„iu, »L Ue *' y 1 um ' , ' an '''* ! * * b,!re th,! ,K ' at 101 "PI'^Aob thcenemv within torpedo Tl',2'2 T'"?' ' ""' V ^ I' r « ,erab! «J 1 | l ?? *TÎ, t ° ' " louble ski as out may the - Columhii.n Iron Wo ks of HaitiJiore « and the uses for which It i* iutecied. p several points ahead ton, 'The Is Mit ha« a on the upp«»r forward part. " •eparnted by a)suit a foot «if si«,«-,. : tnd tins with uhIci. u " c | which flows freely into iL Abaft of i f thU- a,Hl f *' rward of U,a «'•■' room, is . | vertical bulkhead of several inches of "J iron. When, therefore, she is lying iwush. and using h. r upp, r un..,, main fun (which mas.smoke). „ill he almost invisible to the «•ii«»inv and if struck by m«cbimi-fun prejoclilea. ' .he is almost certain to la, uninjured -fa ience, —poultry raiser has inane ! * c,lriou '' discovery. He »ays that if . ruu B ° 01,1 u> d » Hock of chickens i ""I wil1 cause them ^C u> wait, they will invariably, as they m»«iwd about you Begin a circuit around you from right ° î 0,t in ,n ' Ml » ai,d continue this ution as long as you stand there. lm,fl 1 n ' °I interruption or muneuriog ro " fu *'' Ihem Or compel them to take the cuntrydlrectlon at any time —The Pennsylvania Senate rerentlv passed a bill authorizing the appoint »ent of women as physician» in inaan. lay turns where women are oonfluod. r«»\ ii No "He, With taka Bscurd. , of the Fu- ' de of YET WAH. la Hi» name was ¥«* W»h, A'lth uo high MHUMjIng A.0," To form * from Birr lo Ids ;_ * »Mtl bouse be kept. Where be f e ss l isl six) sie;*, AjkI rustled for ssshee and fame. kos Yet »as a titan W'hom Ute nst at his clan Rexanled as |nu» u> a fault. Hu »alt limai»»* tnea Their boanlltan they thrust In Uw lea chest that served as his vault Vet »inked his off eye As h- saw ll.e clonk (ty Thro' the sSS Iu lib* improvised hank; 'He sauner, said ho lYilb a chuckle uf glee ln I the as I the ; •'! Ml t MaM Ttuw? rat Till V«l Wall at Ums D sckir^J hia htrmt u> n*a(\ Ik* om> atirtii l*«> aiMM. m tu* tox-lilb TIk» ba*l rwwluUtw to this at î **Ukf Mrlk-au chwfc.** 8aKI fir with a »mirk. 1 * ; ' "W* 'em «I) thru *w*y| Mu brut* in«* bo mr» lluw lIlDHTlIMlii n*rVsT — uw la Cacuul« Yah W «h «IU »uty !** W IU» half ornrau* **| II« crrjH u- Um Caka*k«*l H. ami ndm«l up Uw 114; ThfO. imtsrlug liiHgln, II«» BIHWItg U|L « Iki «fJTfd, WIU. a face a* |«k a* Uiv OwtL -WU* for 1 MiKkabir Waa hi* UHTtflrU cry. As be souk out uf hnwth. gainst the »all; "home heap tael Chino» Brou ber» before tin my money an' all! Thro' a bole In the bottom Some roguey chap gut 'em; Kl yll It uiakoe ineskk' Blmeby some Chlore He lay it oo_ Say me Stole 'em. and klllee me quick r of UIm* a hki«uu» drvain, 8u e«Hi«*l VrT* wLerno, And. fmrtnK tho crlui*, he "dusted;" Like a >h»!ow of nixhe. fie Aliitik out of fctgiit. Bira*elf. like tin» bank, iwarly bmtt«*i! ra I "• «•• • D»"-*» • keen, sharp h>okmg young man. sirrÄÄÄÄ—•— "Mmlam.», 1 bave tailed for the suit of n slo 'i>«*whk bii«ed»l>rij»filngsiKlHxiiig '' "What suif m>e ask.U «dt, ms'sm. (is ^..1 7 ''"" n lbu '""min« " " WnT"^' ' tbMnr | "Did Iw «pi*mr in gi*sl health and siiiriur "Why. «rumly » of I "L~* •»» ■«* ostursl r "I^TL hl tUn "l-l hsvs n unis« mktoke.pwhs^suun mcr»«i tho young ihsil I "IVrbaps you have The i j ! TW» Prupur IHci Isf » lUrbsr. Mr Kpicer has just asttisd hlumilf In tho I ^ f»r a short cut, when the srurt in at X h w«!> 7. " Xnîla ^ .mnmH»ruhl„ l.u.u I 'That la vary ap pro p r i ait,** said 8oic«r. "Vy do you call Su liuiu dogs »pprriprmt«. Mr K P i " rer <u ' kr ' 1 Uw tsirtwr. a» hu tuckwl | th ®"l*' ,> " luU > "■» vsaim » m« k until üisey«. - K a««, H„kvr "crovhanmU B «d to c",'1.^77!,u" C y Sech» dkmco full u,.m thu room that the m,,limrr owrl<|,,or in u>m* if anybody had died.-Hulwlclphiu 1'resa A s»«,bto dirt. -1 "Sot vet IwT" !n . . "J£|.X Jo *° v » you. *•>»*• you sincur.ly, tint you must a •«**• " r „n? Ut * wi' " ariî,rB, r he askcl. ro^wh y^do neî "No. Usury," was Uw tow reply, "I do not doubt you. but 1 think mb »lit b» ao muck h s ra t.r wbm your salary has lawn inersaswt . «dd«. lurob- b. lungodftrw^L and ÇlwmstH«, u f p»to fn ,„, t,,„ h) , of tbB | next toMra llillua «, Î! r "" dldD ^ l ''*P your kr< * t W K bonf. ss»'Kars, , sr'-srt »««. b««i t sny m„ru »nw-| u-g vour pardon onruruly. mo.bun I tb< ught it ou,--ChKw.oTrih j " o«. th. Qosrt.r. Duds (to ebaora acqisununo-Tbatdmb. j f f tiow ** laait>n g ^gbt for I w " to u ' bomm | a quarter «t a dim« to R»t tomothiua u>c«U HbaW.y Full,,»-Ort„,„ly , Hand, out . quarter i Now. young man. If you are through l-ggiug of ibis gnuluman. I would Itk» *»*(■»* to him. ttaisooeof tbedspo» as -Vankuu Ukuts 1 man you saw go out of here an hour ago is my brotliiT may have heller luck iu the next block with the okl fashion«»! otmlkteuco game Uoud morning !"— Detroit Fr« I 're«. Y«*u grey « ore I of of do K*Ytt a ha ex was the an ua list full of was hud to in She for He. I.«! I t)get ahead of huu. I'leau*. sir. cant you laud His Weary U-turu. "When did yon get hack from Washing ton, Hammy f" "Iasi week." "f.'oow to«»k on thellmftodr* " Xo Th,t *" tbo ■*"*» «f my Bnanrea : °° tb * freight«. u " c *4f" Hurokl i t „„ , . | BeUa-DouT I look like . pw-f«-t fright In "J new «reus, though» ulsra iahareu.1 mindedlyi-Yea UvUn-You menu thing! I'll nevsr speak ÄT" " ^ " ' «»•«-'»»rlington ' . one lim«» with papa Poor - ".y y , ' ^C ^toago M—-No M «alkuig. prepared to)^Ciu«»go »verything to Fhüaiietphia ia lack Revenge |* & -5 ft -4 r r . J 'x "He, hoi Ho you ore th* boy who plays With pigs ui Clover, arv youf-lafa Philsdslphiaa—Everything alow < Just you taka a kxA at «air gas mators — FtuiadaMna *° ,, Bscurd. PUNGENT PARAGRAPHS. — "•Who are the fools of the human race?" This is nu easy one. If the juery were. Who are the wise? it would he a poser. —Boston Courier. —Boarandflop (grandiloquently) — "Yes; It (lays to do right. Honesty ie the best («il icy after all." K rank ley — "Why don't you have it renewed?'— rime. —The drama is getting more and more realistic. Heal liuhies, real water, real burglars, arc among the advertised realities. We have hopes of a future pla.v with real actors. — Baltimore American. —•'What is the future of Ireland?" exclaimed the Senator, iu Ireland, said the new school uin'nm .■»Italy, "has no future; it is a noun."— Burdette. As the warmer weather metals begin to expand, gold piece reaches a great deal further when the gas-man and the coal have relaxed their grip. —Puck. < lerne itine —"If | had known you married me only for my money 1 would •ver have accepted you." Montague — "And If I'd known you were going to be so close with it I would never have proposed."—Life. —Miss Backbite (who ha* been dls eusalng several of her friends' mis deeds)—"Now. you know, I never ro l 1 "ut scandals-'' Mrs. Candor — No. my dear. I've heard you invent them."—Philadelphia Proas. —Picture Dealer (exhibiting a p ilnt ing) "That, sir. Is a genuine Turner." Purchaser—"Yes, I turn it around u good many times be fore you can make out what it is."— America. »»»irn.'st torifN. cornea on. A tcn-doUitr * I OH II » You have to MM, Old Lul v "My dear, doymi really think you ar»» fit to Isriim«» a minister's wife?" Engaged N icce (from the inil«»ed. I don't mind West) — ••Yes, being talked about at all." N. Y. Week ly. Father "Well, how did you come out on tlui heun-guosshig contest?" Dull boy—"I guessed there wu* I.V) Im'hiis in the jar, and th«»re was 9,iVi." Father (sadly)—"Pm afraid you'll never I«» lit for any thing hula weather bureau chief."—Iffiiladelphia Record. A warning: Jay Gould will |,a»s through (or go through) the city at tivo o clock this afternoon, en mute to the Southwest if the citizens will ex hibit a little activity, (M»rha|w they cun get th» town nailed down before Mr. Gould arrives. Terre Haute Express. Husband —•»Well. love. have, sonn» cold chicken f«ir supper, as you promised ?" Newly-made bride - "Y«»», darling; I bought a lioauliful live chicken, nnd it has Ihhmi yelling in the refrigerutor for more thun two hours. 1 think it must !*• cold by this time."_ isiwell t'ltizeu. to 10 J je Vim — •■Yes," said Duml«»y, proudly, "I was it soldier in the wnrof the rebellion, and if I do say it myself, I made a good " The thrill of admiration wliich was about to start through the party suddenly sUi|i|hm 1 by Featherly. who *a : d (nuaingiy: "Ia*t roc one. was see. DumIcy. it was in "t>4. wasn't it, that you sere drafted?" F^rocti. (to Brew ti who had just drop|H««l in to Imrrow a fiver) "Well. I H do it this lime, but —Jr.ne* wonder y«m an» ashamed to ■»• always in debt. Iss>k at me. I don't owe a |«»nny.'' Brown—"Dare say not, old man. haven't a borrowing fa«»«!. Nobody would trust you."—Pick Me Up. — "I remember riding home in a horse-car with Henry W. Paine day." remarked a story-teller, apro|M>» of this eminent Maiue jurist "Paine wio. reading a »hecpakiii-boiir.d volume of law r«»(iorts. A iimtiial acquaintanre hulled him and said: 'See here, i'uine. do you have to study law still?' »This isn't law.'said Paine, •it's only a col lection of decisions of the Massacho s«»tt« Supreme Court.'"— Lewiston Journal. You on#* tor I I've m Stanley's Love AfTair. H'»nry M. Stanley, the explorer, had «■arly love affair at Omaha. Neb., the particulars of which have lawn cently given out on "undoubted author ity." an re it was when he wns young, handsome and f ind of adventure, lie full Iu l°ve with an actress who was then on the Isiaitis of the old Acudcmy of Music a vaudeville actress. She was a coquette, and flirted with young blood* of the city who had more money than Stanley. When Stanley got per fii'tly «»ru/.y in his affei-tion for her she arranged a meeting with him after the lierfiirmanee, and, posting her friends, hud them stationed behind tbe to observe the results. Stanley, honest in his infatuation, knelt before tho woman and prnt,»st««<l dcs|>eraU>ly. She amused herself at his expense for some time, and then «îulled iu her concealed friends, meeb U> her lover's surprise and disgust— N. Y. Graphic. ook I he hard ihe Uw scones o An Angel of Mercy. A little girl wosgiru.iou.sly (tenniUed. one bright .Sunday, to go with her mamma to hear (m|ia preach, lim«» of great rejoicing and responsi bility. and the little fare was all alight 1 with happy chanced that on this spécial iwcasion papa s sermon was on the "warning'' «trier, and his «atmest voice solemnly in tho Sunday quiet, moment «>f breathless surprise und horror, the little listener's sou! was wrought upon with a great pity for the Poor mortals upou whom so touch wrath was d<5accnding. ' Mlj to tier feet. ami. her wide, re pronchful eyes just («««ping over the hsvs lack of the scat, called ouL in sweet Hb hiding tones; -What for ia you I It wa* a r »nticijmtUin. * Sow it rang out After a Bile rose ex .. .. *° ,, 'ding all the people ao. uapu." — tlaroer'« Y«uiag J'oop'a I thank eh OUR AWFUL FIGHTER. the it — ie — — A True story „f Wl> , j. 4lw e Why lie l«<ti Ua, It having iss.ane nobwd about that ww were g««ng u> make a hur»' I ark trip through a portion of the rattle country, various indi viduals made appli allons fer situation* W» otelol « >iiI> u Os so* •k »«d « tiMtn to take ebarg» of Uh» baggage, lait the applicants kept com ing. an*I the tiay ts.for» »e left a chap ap. |s*artsi who intrisiutssi bimsoif as Awful Ihtvia ■'Isiok a here, ft lier*,' be began In n busl ihbs, way, "I want to ta> ntHtubsl In on this ln«l«««l. Hb a slight eo me that vou hadn't spplMsI for my service« Y * party l«ekle to have gtato without tho licrelglied " When asktsl to explain what peculiar valua hl» serviras might liavs to us lie uttered a long whistle of surprisn and replied "Well, you are iiiiimv-nts, und no mlstakel W hit's going to do )our lighting for four A* the Indians wars at |»wce we didn't ex port any trouble. 'Oil I you don't' (J have Uwo m un nit's« me. hut what dear, good littk* boy*! Injuriai Notmdy *aid In jun*. It'* tho whin* iiM'ti you've got to look out for You r* going among Um» lufftwt lot hi Ute whok> world They ar*» right on tho tight all day ami all night. Any on© of the a n i hammer Halifax out of ilw wliuk liv*» of you in ten numitea." lie wiuiUmI to go along to do our fighting. Ho would furnifth hi* II gang ran turn hintM-tf It* it mul« and make tba trip for a dollar a day and hi* kaep Wbm aak«d if lit? had any rtHMiiimaud* bu put üijurad air ami answered "Ami you Haver heat'd of Awful DavUl Never beard of the man w ho Iim* fit Urty-eix fight* ami com» out im top «very timet i*ur torn! tiwi you waul a «vrtnicaio of churai'ter from n fuller w|r> light*, standing, kiMMiiing, or lying tHi hi* tnu'kl Thl* muke* mw weary I w Wo talkwl it over and Itnall; ougsgnl him, and when inf..rmtd of ihe (set he replied. "Very »oil, vcuUmimnl From thu OM, "t you are in uiy keeping Just pint out tho km» you want pul,or tad aid I'll do the husuiiwe. I siutn t pat airy limit on you. I'm to light day or night and h. lick six , mm a day If you ciaiid bring shout throe or hair • day for tho next week t should (eel obliged, s* my liver is a loeilo torpid und 1 waul •n-iso." During the first day's ride we met but few (mop lu. Un» of thoso w as an old Indian, lame in the left leg, sud A wfid Davis buitwl tho party and observed. "Units, did I hour any of you tell lick this copper reptilef" None of Us hail told him sa "1 hog your pardnu, genu. I want you to understand thin I'm alius on band. _ to git down and liaumier him for tho benefit of uiy liver, hut or courso I'm under orders." Wo bull |àtcb«d camp and were walling for ■upper »hon s cowboy rudo up Thogroet iug* wore friendly, and be got down to hsvs » bite with u* ou an to m • ux mo to I'd tiks Ho was iianlly on the ground before be saw our Awful lighter and uttered »humph ! at disgust. "What you got tlurr he aakni. "Bus our lighter." our tighter! Did you brlug him along to light anybody or anyUuogr "Hu hired to us to<k> our lighting, hut he's boil uo show yet." "Well, I'll give him a show! Come out o' that, you cowardly kyote!" The Awful wu skulking behind tlm h«» *ngw He rose up at the coounaiut, and the to»hoy shoulal at huu: "Bill Wlaeann. I know ye and I owe ye uns. Cous. .«It here amt earn yer hire!'' "is that you, Jim Phillipsl" queried Awful as he ailvaiM'ed a step. "Uf coures it's lue, y ou y al 1er «sur from th« bottom lands I" "Aud you want to flghtr "I want to show Ihcse 'ere gents that you tr' tbe biggest liar and coward ui America! Lome ««it here!" "Uents, Is It your wish timt I projuce a funeral heref a»kwl the Awful a* i)e turued to us, "shail 1 hang hu favliua into one hiissiy mass—kill huu deader'u a beef !-»« «> with one tilowf We ans« ereil that it wa* r "Here—tie one hand Is oind me—tie both lauds behind me—tie my fret together, sod I'U lick him then!" howled tn s cowboy "Jim I'hulips, you haven't got two min its 10 «d»tsolemnly suuounced the AwfuL I ui comiu fur ye like a dozen cycloues oiksl into ooe! l»*ik out, uowi" He spit «at bis hatei* and stcpjssi hock, as J to get a running start, and next thing leard was the thump: thump! of his f«vt as je lied alar into the darkness Some tune iurtng the night he returned for his inula, kext uioriuiig we found tb«. fuUowiug Sanation s-rasbl on a piece of (w|»r aud ituck into a split stick 1 "fietseed with sudeul fUlueae—gocai-hL"—New York Mun. our ex Ills Cose th» Saddest. "This Is the seventh time witbtu two hours that you have askcl me when the train left tor Lansing." replast thu puiiceutau at ">« rtilnl street depot to a young »im a Mtcbvl. "It it against the lawT "No, hut it is retirer annoying to me." "Well, tt it annoys you bo» do you think I must feel about it# The ton is ♦d.Bi, aud I've got to tniuk «if some way to get out mere m It.SU "—Detroit Free IY»A WIs* aud Old. He irejerted niitori— Tou «XHuissfviMjnl to ook upon my nut with favor une», Mia Bon.L Bb»-Yi», I was young and foolish then. I have gainwl wisdom with age. He UHivagelyi—flow very wise you he by this time. — Yaukre uiade. must A lit-alb Ing Hp-!1. A sleepy little soul at bud lime ( <und it hard work to keep awake when S» kiwi» Half way through ihe »lopped anil sighed "Well, I'vo got froo Uw worst of it, mamma."— New York Trlb lown to lay her («rayer A FrWmdty Critic. Sr o »««nip Ckw* «t postotha*window;— You'll hsvs to psy Mur (.«tag. so uus packsxw. Hb dm rtsss mat«» Author »beut to mad bto a i ? £ r Af 'J i uscript oe ita «STeoth trial triot-Ah, thank you. ttoaldat you get a (*.;««* as eh tor aoauswtMrsf—Barp«r% Whsk I».