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ROCKY RAR, IDAHO. SATURDAY, ,11 NK 21 ». I 8 H 1 ».
ct . „
Chance Carter lived «recty-Ave vear*
—i«.,-, „„ I *...**««#.. __ t _ _ *
aalaveand twenty-Brea free nian.
Thai 1». fruni the hem anyhudy can tel)
^ ^ a. . . . tl ^
.^■ybiT wlmtîÂ'hara^^TtS
about hin real age. which .pan ne. I the a
average life of three mfourg-merutiona
A war hat-k in tlie da», when Decatur
waa a atage mad atathin and Atlanta was
a erow. mod« village Mr William Carter
and hfa. wife cauie to tliia aection. child
Ion but wealthy, and (Im |in<aiannrn of
many »lavra.
Among ttieae »lavra wu Chance, who
waa more Ilian ludf free, a good lmsin. se
otan; but a lover of cock flgliu and
rough, country sports
Clianoe was a man of middle age. and
had a large family w hen the railroad
reache.1 Atlanta He was practically in f
duuxe of the idanlation affairs. liU uias
1er relying Implicitly on hl» Hdelitr and
S^odtSTTla «".I HÄ Z,
" . si,ml. d .t^l
THE HAND or o«Am
b, thl Potation, where .he might re
poae Isstide him when the time came for
her M> denar, The K .„d old ladv lrn.1 m.
one left Imt Chance, and on the homs-t
iHfjcro nlif rrlied «till more than pviir.
Tlie non« and da light era of the slave a
grew to inanliond and wmiutnhnod, and
Rie plantation |Hen|H-ml The grave of j
the old nmnter war ke|M green.
ln I8S7 Mr» farter felt the approach
<>f d.-aih Hhe felt that the two lonely
grave» would be left unprotected, and
that the «trunger would deaecrate them,
and that possibly the plowslmre might
m<>Un ' J '
So aim i»l 7d f hami® Ind^, him made
a dee.1 of gift to tlrtrteen acrea of land
unking him to remain there and look l
after tlm grave, of tlu, master and mis
trem as long as be lived. The negro
promiwil to do »o, and he kept Ills word
Nobody thought of molesting Uncle
tmwlp.ll«. Mwl. Ms Chufw la H la
Uh Po Hasp Lm| V.
H. Ussrdod
UU UM Mawsr*. Qnn- Xs L*«al TUG
Is Hi. Mmm, hat Ms H.ld ll TUI I Walk
Of morse, under the law* existing ,
prior to lim «rar. a «lave could not Is
freed, nor could he become a freeholder
Hut this old mail was a freed man and a ,
'it!; -^relm-L o7 hu"rTa'^
that was not uncommon among the |ico
pie of tlie *Hith ir» auch case«.
Tin- rest of the pro|**r,y went to dis
tant relatives, and the inevitable sépara
tion. which was one of the most painful
incident« of slavery, occurred Imt ween
th« fatlK-r and his children.
Unci« Chance remained on the little
farm left him by the old mistress. Amid
the shock and commotion of war Im
«ever wavered in his devotion, and Lin
coin s proclamation fell unheeded on hi
it could do nothing for a man win. ;
was only a slave so fur as his affections
bound him. And they were as retten of
"*** b ü)w.. be h!!!! t° t ! l ne,,,or - v V f
UrT'aTd"from wimmln 1 d^nihT" I Ü '
raw'to h» ^kllpll« 1 ' * * M **
into alien hands, and iticludul in ths
tract was tho home of the old slave. Tin
new owner set up a claim that tlie tliir I
teen acres were lield by the oid negro i
without any legal title, and institutes! ,
suit in the courts for the recovery of the
Uttie farm.
This aroused the old man, who hail '
kept hi» vigil so long ami well, and lie
consulted a lawyer. The lawyer was
Judge W. L. Calhoun, who I uni eaten ,
Mrs Carter s ginger cakes and listened
to Uncle Cltancc s quaint stories when a
tl» • h
^AUboug ^ ^re wixrett r not "
Mrn htsrrer detarmlaed to ata^ bvhlm
and help to preserve the little legocv and ■
enable Hie old man to die by tlm graves
of three who had loved and trusted him
And the lawyer won hi» case by » :
epeech of such inasterlv eloquence that
the crowd in the court room was moved
io tears.
Thera was something peculiar about
Otance Carter, ilia mind wasof ahigliei
order than was retnmon among untilu ,
rated »laves He was a shrewd trader
aotl wareely ever nutde a mistake in a
Ub fidelity in life and in death to the
interests ot Id» master ami mistrera w as
something remarkable, and liiere are
few paraît I instances of this tort or de
ration between man .ml man. |
a tow vioiL
He lay down and died of sheer oid age.
He pnwerved hi» faculties up to the verv
last meinem, «nd among hie dying in- ,
junction» to his children were to see thal
tlie graves of the oid foika at homo wen
not left dew date. j
it w as extremely appropriate thatthev
should have laid him to rest in tho same
quiet spat, which he had guarded so .
And out there, on tit« oh! plantation,
among the budding tree« and trailing
viutm after a hundred year* of such
vK-iwdtudes as seldom fall to the lot of
nian. steeps In undisturbed repose, «lie i
bodie* of the master, the mistrewand tlie
faithful Uncle Clianre.—Atlanta t ons!.
aeakaisiy through all these long years.
Tht Hauer with Hannah.
A rallier overrultured and overstrained
literary and critical view which foil into
our bauds the other day was relieved at
one point by tlie ala lenient thal "Hannah
Moore was never kissed in her life." We
»bggest to liie Brow ning club that in
this fact may possibly be found a clew
to the origin of that familiar classical
saying. "Ami that's what* ths matter
»itliilssiwi •- Mp. y*»iiipbe
' ttw I »*1*11« to Ublrk U,rtl(ht »III Pro
.Irtto »'«tor. *■
It ho* long been km..» Hint the day.
i light cm nut |a-netr»,e for m.y great
j dwtuu.it low, the depth. of the w*a or {***
lour deeper takm Thor.- ha» boon.
I however, much discrepancy in the re
I ailîts Of expert mente. A Swine Invent!
mitor. M. A.per, haa recently combined *"'
hia rcounrche* with tboae of I'rof. F.
A. ForrelL aud come to aonie interaat- tb
t,.« mmi'IhiIüm nMmriaM tlm
In * * onmusioiw conoee Ml« peil« r
tration of daylight into the water* ol of
u v [ M 1 hU«h The method of Uk 1»
uie uiKoH. me met non or uk
experiment U iate^tlmc. By mean*
°' * •IM»™«,».
a ™ p,d tfelatim-hr.imi.le pinte «a».
JL^ZT^d'^SS min, tra
orpin ucairni, opmni lor m n mnuic
and then withdrawn for development
l'be raaulta of aeveral trial* appear to
eatal.li.h the general ounclu.ioi: that in
the lavke fieuevu in the month of Sep- *
temher the amount of daylight at the "A
depth of 17'* meter* below the surface kit*
Ualioiit the same as the light perceived ,
of a clear night when there is no moon. a
Similar experiments carried on in the
Mediterranem appear to «how that in
the midulo of a bright »unlit day per
f lM , t darkness i. attained at the depth k>
0 f 4,10 on ters.
Thus at Ira» than 1.300 feet we prob | U»»t
M * »— '- ,OW
light has any sensible inUnen.-.- on ,h.
»«• ">« «»'-rs tsmtaln. A
m.s.t of the sen flnor prolrahly more
th in oiVKsUMU-tw«NlU«ihtl of iU «ren-j
baa a greater depth .„an l.*k.f.s.t.
™"- v ,h "' *" « ona " U U, . C lif *'
bo "? m b »- »« l*ve in ,,„«e, It
darkoea«. a gloom practically as deep
as thn, of a cavern. As over half the the
earth'• HurfHins t* covered by water to
a greater depth than l.S >0 foot, it foi- tlon
lows that more than half of the earth tent
j receive* no direct eff»-ct froiu sunlight. !
The experiments on laden (è-iieva ap
pear te show a se woual variation in
the transparency of the waters, there
being a differem-e of twenty or thirty I
meters in tho penetration of light, tho '
sun's rays attaining the greatest depth
lu Mmroh " ,,,J lhu ,a "'* in A «ff"st. The
iu lh *' <>f »»«»**■ »*
1,,to tho WI,t *' r * ° f *b u Mmltterrancaa of
l ' n<1 U,,w '' " f f>,,ov, ' "IM**«™ h.
bldh-aUi that the latter basin contains
1,1 *** w, ' ,,,n *- 'lespite the apparent
clcamesa of the fluid, a certain small (
of organic or Inorganic mattar.
—6t. Isiuis t.lolavDaiuocrat. in
«i^Lin'fmb! of "soe'e.-ssou
a large scale — is to ... of i, as a
matter of principle, not m.-rcly as a dor
®erio»i of tninniM'tions. Thero are great
merchants as there are groat states- rae
mon. und there are small merchant* as
there are small politicians; and the
difference Imtween tho groat and th»
small man U very much the »am« is
' both profession*. The small politician
works by the day, and sees only the
one small opportunity before him; the
small merchant does the same thing—
he is looking for the next dollar. The
statesman, on Ute other hand, is master ^
I ot the situation because he understands
; general principles which control **"
evento; thig knowledge enables him to
dBa i w ith large questions and to shape |
f the future. The great mercbnnt does the in
' *»«"' thing: his business is mil a mere
money-getting affair, nota mere matter
of barbu-, but a science and an art; he
studies the general laws of trade,
watches the general condition of the It
I country, investigates present needs,! nle
i fores«-«« future wants, and adapts his
, business to the broad conditions of hi» I
time and place. He puts as much
brains into his work as does tho states
' man, and he ends by being, nota
money-getter, but a large-minded and to
capable man. An eminently successful me
, business man, of the statesmanlike
quality, «aid the other day that the
a more he understood of life, the more me
dearly he saw that it was all done oa a
businos« principles. By which ho
n > e " nt - not lhmt th ® universe stauds for a»
■ t * le dollur - that the universe is governed
b Y unvarying laws; that promptuess.
exactness, thoroughness, and honesty
» : arn wrought Into iu vary fiber. On to
these business principles all life is con»
dneted—if not by men, at least by that
I'owcr which is behind mun. it ought !
to be the ambition of every young man 1
t« treat his business from the point of
, viow of the »talesman and not from that
of the politician.—Christian Union. I
a —ra««--—
Origin of the Word "Snob." ; j
The origin of the word "Snob' ha» er
as ^„„raUy m-cn attributed to Thack
t-rn .. w j,om. eertaiuly. may be
the fact of its having taken its my
| pU oe in the Kuglish language «s n
regular noun nulwtantive, «*xpm«*»ive
I of »otuL'thin^ that uu other »ingle word
* *81101)' ' wftH
Tli# Oi
ItrMl ÄFrrft of Mtirtr*,
Ntrrclai 1.1 Ir.
can adequately convey,
' n UM? ' hdwever, before 1 luu-keroy
j came into the field as a satirist. It
was then u »lang word much used
among hunting men iu England to do
so . note a«;>ort*ma!i of the Cockney school
— a vulgar swell as distingulsh.il from
a quiet, w.-ll-appointed gentleman,
"Snob*" was also used to denote per
W ns who worked for lower wogo* dor
of j n g . strike, the men whostiMMl out be
i inK distinguished us "nob«." l'lmek
eray adopted the word "Snob" for want
of a bctL-r, extended it so a- L> Like
in a great deal beyond more dress and
manners and uwii it to »uch giMil pur
pose thal it at once took hold of the
popular mind and became classical, as
meaning one who meanly tri.» to ap
pear to bo something more than ho. j
actually is, or la entitled to be. N. 1. \
Odger. i
_Strange. biiT true: woak-nindad
people are often headstrong.--Haiti
mure Americoa. I
*■ ICl|il.ii,llnn ol til. IoIIimnI. It.lotion.
tu. Tw«.
' ' ,7" /'l ' " m K ""
{*** ' ;h >' *" "T * blc *> con *"
,7'. , f ' "
"""* '*ho grace of a per
| form 1» tlie result of «mini M»ne
*"' d th *
* ' lim n proptti ton itinii u to
tb ® aUmmeh und hing- 1. of great Im- thn
portance -on the pennet circulation 4
r ... . . # ..
of tho blood and it« freedom from all .
1» purl Uen depend» the bounty of the ,
* * * Ut
complexion. I he *km mu*t Ik kept
*" d
j),' th ',, *" '''î'heVùg U*h
>•' -av the He,,.L and
»"'f u ° tl,« America., girt a
eompU xluti I* duo to inauIBcient n.mr
Wiinent the want of alrengthenin*
* ood ' •' ^ , 'e , n'li author of note »ays:
"A train of exact and rigid observation
kit* demoii-.trHt.il that a »iiii-tilent.
, delicate und careful regimen repels to
a distance, and for a considerable
length of time, the external appenr
anees of old age. It gives more
brilliancy to the eyea, more freshnem
k> ekin. more aup|Mirt the mus
eles. and ns It is certain in phvsiology
| U»»t it i- depression of the muselna
*'*"• t " rlnk !r •"
Is-auly. lt Is «jually true to ray that.
««hr, things Is-ing ... How.- who ,
understand eating arc .n,.i|m.-a
lively ti*u ywi« younger than
we|tl..who do no, .. that
' atmosphere.
It is true, is somewhat .favor
able to clearness and brilliancy of
the complexion, and our climate is
or loMaoxhaiiMthiir U» tin* oon*titu
tlon of won, n, yet with rare and at
tent hm to (i-rtain rules any woman. ,
! mrtnctunll.tr diseased, may have good .
health, nod with it some degree «I
Bathing U one of the first requlro
I ni-nl», as It produces a healthful «ou
' dition of the skin. Tlierefora. the ,,|
daily bath, with a walk of an hour or JK
more in the o|m-„ air (not the exeti-ise
»* hou-work). and a plentiful supply
of g<M.d. well-rooked, nourishing food . w
-plain food, not plos. puddings and ble
»wc-t meals -will add not only to a or
woman's attractive app.-aranon. but
( improve mind, lx »ly ami soul, for
health, happiness nrnl virtue go hand u,
in hand. Indies' Home I'ompmiion.

"I «-ni to have Is-loug.sJ to you nl
way».' sue raid, w it!, a ismutiful can
dor ' I «i-ni only to have a i ight to
niyiM'tf through you. \ our love niuke*
rae K* ,,d lo * ,a niyself, 'means«- if f had
al, y 0,10 t'** 1 '- no matter how
grent or good, you would not have
^ "uv world! it is as though a
great star were to concentrate its light
**" on H,,,nu little llower and suy. 'I
wln " hlm> only far this llower that 1
| lov«.' It is as though «onto high one
in Heaven were to refute toeing in the
great choir, that his vuioe might be
heard only in dreams of some |ioor
woman upon earth whom he loved and I
waited for Ah. do not Interrupt me!
It is so big in my heart. It strains
nle - f have no on else to
epoak to —indeed. no one that
I care to speak to. You are
the only one—tho very first—the
ßest sine« I was a little child and 1,
gave you my silver book. You helped '
to form my life. You helped to make
me into wha, you now love. You »ere
Bke a song through the silence of iny
life- Always your memory was with
me at the right moment I never had
a wrong thought a wrong impulse,
that your fare did not come a» clear,
a» clear— It w a» as clear a» that white
niatmolia flower there In the moon
light And your eyes would look so
grieved. I longed to ask your pardon,
to hnvo you tako my hand ami say,
that you forgave mo. I dreamed about I
you sometime« when 1 was awake,
! sometimes when I was asleep. When
1 used to fancy how it would he If you
were dead U seemed like a tiresome i
voice insisting that I w as alive I
I would try not to listen to it. but I,
would »rem to fill the iimin. And then
; j wou |d |je quite still uml think.
er alt. it is you who love him. my
heart. It-at on. boot on ! Oh, do not
»top! without you I could no, give him
my love."'-From Mrs. Chamber's
n Latest Novel.
An Inc numit MitiH -it*« Uppprlt In ««rfe*
U tt >•*>«« »*f Ute Haw.**
loved me and your love U bo<*L No,
no; you mu*t not n|N*ak; you inu.H not
contradiet me. J«.»t let me Miy what i
Ih in my hearL 1 feel that what Ih
there must run Into your heart like a
stream iuto the grent sea.
It is won
derful to think Hint 1 have your love— j
'he Coat Mada the Horse
A citizen of Xenia, (), had the
family herse clipped, and then told hl«
wife and daughter tliut lie traded off
the faithful animal. Both were aa
totinded and began iinmiiliately to
crlWeiso the new one. "How ugly hi»
coloris, said one of them. "What an
ungainly shape, tot,." remarked the
otlo-r. "Aud see how wild and reck
less he acts." said the mother, who al
way» ilol.il on the gentleness of the old
horse. In this wav they dissected the *
new hors.- for quite awhile, and when
told the truth could hardly refrain from
a|8Jiogizlng to the old hors«, they had
»o slnn.ler.il
— Two Neotch trump», man and wife. 1
goofca a good living off tho baby. "We
ho. j ulll get* Im christened." explain* the
\ nmn .-j n tho towns we |>as*es. and
i then, you see. parson makes u* all
comfortuhlc wl' summat to eat and
money for ls-d*. Oa day* orful bad we
I ho* to du tu tw lea
AgrlcultnrtaU acknowledge the Im
port*«« of a oonwt knowledge of (hr
natura und properties of manure* nod
that the art of pressing them In the bl
c)|<M(MMl Hml mBn „* r lu adequate 'LO
u ow
Chemical ..-i.no. and art ara enabled
to point out route of the lietl metloKi,
thn , H ,. n wtth | n 0)| . raH< .|, hN a- ,.,. r .
4 l4 , # .
talning ill« oom poult ion of th* nub
. lull( 4 by ahowlnir how they max
, , *, ... * . * , ..
Ut on \ ftt.nl into the muât eftlcMclott»
||ml|1|| _. wMU| Ml %Um H||IUU lh|lt ,
knowledge of the ...II will demon -trat.
l,M? nnt,,r * *"<» amount of mnMwra thaï
-..oir.-d for rendering Itferllla
inunei une. ei.rr.-eti ve. and amend,
"'..."a. "Z > ù.'r'i\»"' .. "'" 7
A I thorn I snpp y of manure», with at
Ullltmn „ p.m.Jr rotation of ,-ro,«.
, iM ml ,s, r J,c J.s n.-cossitv of le.vlng
, Hn(1 f „, u>w f „ r yeura. as was for
1Mr | v nnu}ti(«d
AUh^To^gamc matU-re In a do
„ate form tho basis of all
,| tl g maun-e-. they an, often mis
Hm , extravagantly wasted
l(l(f to H w , nt (>f ( .|i«micd know!
 seien tide agriculturist should al- ,f
, (IV , ^ ,., iru ( u |. „„j „ <lt | <>Ä) . ,|„.
. alunble substance« t .at may separate ' ,
'„un immure» in a gaseous or liquid
During fomentation various gaseous
ointlers escape that ought to las alisi.rle
,,| i, N „ ..„vering of i>-nl swamp nmek
JK |. nr l.mm i
|„| qui( i manuro» are as, generallv al
,,.w.-d to rut. to w K -.e. when they .-..„Id
. w easily mau, «I and rendered valua
ble bv absorbing tlirnii with dry peat.
or any other absorbent vegetable mat
Manures a-« too gennrnllv ev|>o*.il
u, the action of rain, which dissolve«
tlieic most valuable soluble «alt«, wnah- of
By due attention to tl.o-e tilings the
farmer may make a vast » viug of val
uab e materials that will nerve lu en
Tlie ImiMsrtsnv# of s t'orrsrt Knowl.il».
ol Their I'roporil •
meats are reqniriil 'u tlm removal of
delole- ions proporlies. or for the im
prov filleul of the texture of the soil.
Generally, It I» easy to effect hotli
pur|N.ses by inesns of a properly pre
pared oom|KHt.
By a kiiewledge of iigrleiiltte-nl chem
istry. the farmer may take advantage
of the natural resmirres of lit- farm, so
a« to enrich the »oil at a comparatively
trifling eX|M-n«s. and while lu. draws
from ll 1,1« valuable crop», if he is skill- .
fill, he may «tili retidnr the *otl «very
vear more fer.ll«.
A lllsiral si.pt. y of manures, with at
rich his laud. Andrew li. Wind, in
IW*ton Glob».
vntur or tap - root These stump- ''
were twenty inches to four feet in d.
mieter. A year ago I let tlie job of
taking out these slumps at 4o oouts
tpiece. The eontraetor came, put up a
-lianty and commenced work, but I» ore
be lin'lslnil the first stump h- threw up
the job 1 did not blame him When
I mowed around those stumps last sum
mer I decided that they would come out
before another harvest, when the field
would be in potatoes. No one seemed
anxious to do It I borrowed a ilg
whieli my neighbor hod used succès»
fully. With this rig and a team he ex
tractisl live stumps per day. We have
' tl ready taken mit 1U5 stump« at a oust
if 18 rent« each. Arier digging around
'liem. the team would twist one out in
four minutes, on the average.
Tho rig consists of a pole-SO frei long,
IA inches in diameter at thn big end.
which is securely bound to guard
«gainst splitting. There is n hole near
(hi* end. through which a chain was
pa-sud. fasteuing it seeureli by a large
pin This chain Is 6 feet long, and
made of 7-8 inch Iron.
sad is a grab-hook made of the best
I 1-3 inch aqtiura swede iron. Ini'
then we sometime« break tt The end j,
if this chain Is put a ound an ouUide
nsit and booked. The |h>Io is then
i lightly drawn around the stump, by the
team. Three or four inches from the
*mall end of the | ole a groove Is eut |
for a »maller chain, which is arranged
In with three horse», but »«on found
that we needed but two. We bave no,
HIST th«*m away into the eurih
qett;nq out stumps.
% Miiiplr Rlc WK ell »um It« Worh M»ll
•ot*I nt m Hmitii <«»«(.
Many r«'ader« no doubt, are working
%i*ound htunips that can be easily re
moved, and other« are working around
i itMHe thnt are diflloult to remove. A
jrnnr nko the writer had an eiy , ht-io*re
ot that contained I3U stumps of the
iHt'er class. 110 of them being oak. and
j allw t of them white oak. having a large
At the other
it will »lip around, nvoidiutf ull
I hlü is the whole rig, and it (
ly a t. IHing »um. We started
tried dig- .j
vet fimnd a tap root that two horses
■mild tie, twist nut. 1 hav
ging and blowing out. but find that
tilt* rig will do the job at half the ex
J H Warn. Ill 0!iio Furnier.
Greis nj r o»!i ani Chics».
Grease is Eoatructlve of lice, but It I»
•I*'* * »nbslanoe for which fowls have ■
dreng aversion, so far as outwa.il ap
plication to their bodies is «• > ice ned.
r»roLi«* \n r**ry »njiirloiiH lo oliioxH. ami
'hould he u-ed on them cautiously
Kerosene should never be applied to the
* ' n of ** '°*' unless diluted in some
'nnnner. A few disqM of any kind ol
** «■ »» «1*1»' *d <«> the heads, ne ■ <« and
vents of chicxeus. will destroy the Urge
bead lire, but not more than a drop
thmild tie applied under the wings
effectua', as the com- j
—It is not by skimming the news
1 Pure lard oil I«
pound» of irritating substances often
used. Farm and Fireside,
pujur that a man run jr-l the cream o!
Ile contenu Bjignanij ton Republl
In K.mi. -the
bl " b '*l«. 1 Riff priest». 3 31.'.
'LO "> Ï* 1 '«' ~ cHtullUitle». eie.
-At the rae.-nt lemdon dlocesno
ctinferenee the Hi.liop of Hdfuitl ml
vncot.il card playing in workingmen -
elnhn. hut. rather strangely. disup
. . . . .
:*rov«nl of tloniiao
.. ....
live iliffoivnt time*. am one ol tio .
llrilish llmme
. . ander of the Trench X„
M '' lU T V *' ' > r ,
'"-.si nn .»-.1er foriudding enrd play
"k' ' - d.-f.-nds the order by,..
'"If B' *' I'h.v ln-4 for money a a-so .1.111 •
no»» In tho <*«*ll«M>l .hut >«»»•»»« tuen ol
f!*" 1 . f**'™ . '"M ,
^ U * . "ÎV™ T« at
, , ,
, A f.onnnn traveling on the Lake
** 1 nnio ivr.*ntly, gave a waller a )ui|ier
,f ' | i«"M""l* ling him thal it w
*l' i"»l miuie similar pies-nl- b.
' , * l '-rs. The pelt.-e naked him -..me
|oe*,i»iis. and ho replied tlial hr lived
i|a»n diamonds and In- pnld with dlu
w liereu|am In, piiM-.iil.il to
esaBon st-vei al of the precious si
B'' *'"« ba'k -I up in an asylum and hi.
i i.-iul- sent for. II-- had nearly fifty
''<illar- worth ol diamonds in
t,,H l M, »"essioii at the urn
•' l -
-Itl.-h was ear.-full y
was I ,H y .mr- ago Vom» of «.-arcity
of H«h. the staple fiswl of the |M>ptila
lioti, im- unite common.
'In - 1-nmulc- null the Koryak- usiiaily
bring to tin- Kaitichadnles a numl»-. of
their reindeer; bill this voluntary help
is not siilticient U. prevent slurv> ;< n.
—flcrm in
cavalry otlln-rs hercaflei
will have to Include sleepl.i-hnsing ill
their studies.
re .Tl cardinals. X
nuns nm'
The Boer- have whipped K.nglaml
prophet, now pmlicl» a coming win- h
which a Boer wil. I raised to tli.
lu HWf Icelulul was visited by i,
reinarkuUle sand-storm, lasting two
week-, which hid the sun and ibjeel,
and horse*.
« few yards off like n dense mg,
eauwil the death of tlmu-nuds of slii.t-|
■ d
A dlsee.—iou ns to the height ot
ti- ,-s in the forest» of Victoria elicited
from Baron v
Mu-Her, the govern
ment iHitaui-t. tin- stiileineot thn, he
-aw one of a height of
late chief in«|M"'terof forests measured
•ne fallen und found that it was :Mo
. |„ tl g
of kuiiu-linlkn.
i--glsle,-i| in IKÏS
mid 1H7U. sliows n ii-giilnr d.Hiimtse;
-I,in' 1711 the populntlmi sii-msto have
Imiui i-dlui-'-d to ofu-lialf of what it
üll.-ry lu Kuh,|m- is ut Alcu and is
known by the name of tie- "GriB«,''
from tie ligure of the ful.ulmis animal
which i- to I mi found among the
mental |Mirtloti of il» workmanship
llieguuwa* cos, in I Klir.-u
breitslciii, near, 'obli-ntat Bis I .feet
iu length ami Ü In diameter. I In- Im.ih
is Dt| inches; weight — -V*> ponnda
It« carriage is Ut feet In length, and
the weight of the ball which it curries
in 1.*' |ioun*is: \i |m.uiu1s of powder is
required f" 1 ' l ' l, ' clmrgc NiiimiIhiu
intend.il i, for tin- War D-purlmenL
Baris, but found difficulty iu truu»port
ing iL
A very eurio.i« cause lutcly i-imclx-
fore the justice of the pea.»-of Ni-uiliy,
Krame. Sometiine»g»Miulamcl*lti
ti„,t |. ;
i„g b.-nrd much of artificial eyre, and
i„-liig ,-omni--uded to apply to an ex
uumufiiutiii-. r In this way. named
| am»ier. she gave an order fm-a gtnen
In »ueh i*»M
K«v. Ur. J- M. Bii»*hley. 'vrltuig of
••llribory in ^noral in
S|miu. Aimo-t any iliin** ran In* done
EV ith h Iit* Not i»»**r** than forty
|nm' I*» lit of th»* faxen levied by the
_!ov«*riun«*»»t ran In- eollivltrd .May
d eilii » c«*l rh*h in
leant of tl
of er«*4lit. No mm* will lend
it any money- Spaniard;* w dhlruiti
•neb utile»* that ni4»»i«*y i^ itol forth
•online for |fr»*at |>u»»l»r work*.
Simili. mi\h:
( bn- at
mo-t iiiipiulmil eitles I»
KnglUh tiiaimg.' the *ut.'i'
•t cars und itUuiml every thing
iks, the
One of the strangest pieces of ar
K.e Crs.lrs Com
ill lu <
.% I'rfitrli Hltltm'«
olilvrab •* M«rrl *m
jette i. widow of fifty, hut vlio still
-tttaclies m.ieli iin|W>rlanii- lo |M-rsonai
■lad tie- mlsfortuue, ill
Mp|M-li ll. lire.
ptiiyiug will, u lup-dog. !.. rn-eive from
so severe a wound in one of her eves
nine out of tin- socket. Iluv
«V«* for v* lii« b lb«» opticiiin «•burl'll li«*r
nVt fianoH (|* »). Ibdiminj? t«» |*h> thin
( *b**rg>% lb«* m»mifi*«*tnivv «uniiuotitHl
< the justice of the |M*ace.
1*1 uye te having ap|K-ur<-d,
bolding the glass eye in her hand, the
judge uskul her why she refused to
.j lL . |,,|j wjih-li Monsieur Tanisier bad
her Is-f.i
,,. nl |„,
very giMHi reason." replied
the defendant; "I eon sec no moi-e with
this eye Ilian 1 could before."
What!" said the judge, "did you
really lumginc that you would be able
U» ►•«> w ith a glass eye? '
Did i thin; «»»? " ivtorbsl the an*r.f
.lam.- « erb.inly I did Will you Im
-»*» i?«nh1 nn to toll mo wlmt oy«»* »p** f«»f
\i*»ivd tb« i*y<
make* me one with which I can see I
wi.l not pay him a sou."
Hie juali... the |>eare> endeavored
to convince Madam. 1'luy cite that glass
>yes Were for others u. link at. and
not fur tlie wearer to h.ok through;
j but finding all appeals toller reason of
no avail, be condeinn.il lier l<> pay tho
plaintiff the amount of his demand.
When the defenduolh nrdthe decision
furious with
• * ith? I
ex.i pi *..
for u-e, nui. unlit Monsin- Tannder
anger, and,
h lng her glass eye on the floor.
.he ru,l..ii out or courL amid the luugh
> u:, uf ll e crowd. X Y Ledgur
.% isv.x. I-.o.isl.
■'r-.vli.r- of y un
I Itrvli's.l ... ,h.
..so, t'hlns.
The Governor of Vuiman state- that !
•me of the country districts of that the
province it,,, village*-» have a horrible
custom of burning to death any man j
caught »tenting turn or fruit-In tin , Tlie
l imy Ml the sam>-time compel I
the man's relative« to sign 11 document
w hat i- .I..a.-. H „
umke them light tin* lire will,
II ll'llul
giving their nuisent to
and tlie,
I heir
from lodging ,
Sometime- the horrible penalty
exaeleil for the breaking of
d-,er them
a- ti
ftei-w mil
i'I of
single I
lirai, ch or -liilk. or
••von false am,
Hi-- male iiml men put to detilh
f spite.
leu I leant,
uurini the time of the
I Ills b rrihle
ms iuei-edilde
Came into use
\ UM- 1 mi i-.-helliui. und the emist ml ef
no, j
: to
the nul liiu-i ties have
,-eded in extirpating it since
List autumn a case of th,
kind occurred in tin- , hlm-hing , ed
oil-fee, un-, t t ie evening u limn iiunied
l*eng< hon '-In-ng was going down to
watch his ow n Held,
along the -hie of u
longing to another umti.
lie polled off
Ili« path led him w
I'titrh ol nut In- l.e
A- I..- pus ml
head of corn. TheoW ne
-•iw him and shouted out. tl|H>n wliiel. I
I.e dcoppcl the corn and lied. I In j
lie- two men having agreed, tn-xt i
•t",ruing they laid the matter before an
tthly <*f tin- villager«. As the mul- I
« -o trifling «ome advised that it !
M- let drop, 'ml their opinion at
O- lln- following i
lay tin- two men «. i/.e I their victim
oui b.miiii 'lim. Uii* p .or man's moth
•I- mine w ith nil her relative» und !
s'gg.-d for merry. Mn- olTmi-.l to mule : a
ilonem ul by f«.-feil;ug lhe whole ol j
■ prop rty to III • coinmiinlty. but all :
•In could say waa of no avail. The '
mm refiis.il to give way and ordered |
nr to give her t misent to th- !
T-itlng threat-lililg
nu- tlmt otherwise they would pul '
bor to de ill, also, ttvereouie by fern- I
lie asked a stranger, n traveling dm-- '
or who mn in,' Im- ideiitiheii. to write
he required pi,|»-i- for her. They then
•ibnl up n heap of brushwood iu an
-raply pin ce outside the Hinge nail :
'It* lu-xt day nl noon earrle I the innn
ml uml laid him iMmnd iipon it. Tie
voiiiiiii wu» ,-eiM|.ulml to set iire to tin
nggols. mid her sou was hurned to
lealn Afterward, us sooii ns she
•mild, «he «toi« away to tie- town uml ;
live information to the authorities,
l ie- two men wer., imun-di itely nr
One of them, the landlord,
tied in prison, hut the other wo* sent
0 Hie provincial capital for trial.
The hi-HK irialist finds Hint iu tlx
iftn-ii,li year of t'h'ieii Lung, A D
1 Tub id the r-quest of tin- Governor of
/.echueu, it was decreed Hint In th
owner weit und u,Id his I,mdb.nl upou i
wil ich the latter proposed thill the |.il- j er,
ferer should lie hiirnud.
v a- no' listened to
u-e of uny person Iteing hurned to
.eath In n iMidy of men. the prineipul I
•ffeiider should Im- cxn-uled by tin- !
lingering prueess and the purtieipniits
n the crime lie iM-ht uiltid
■ nil. who in Ihis cu»c ,
ml, lias already died,
lecupltntioii, aud the Minien», hu
ren eurri.il into effect wi'houl delay.
IVking Official tin/.-tie.
a« the prlnei- j b
His fellnw-i>f
eondemued to immedliite ,
The Itnitl
"It" is the name ..I e new disease
Il Hm n *hort Naiiif, lint r I.oi»k I.Ui itf
I n|tlv»*rtMitl Hfni|ttmitM.
.ivs'alled for lack ut a more descriptive
title, its symptom» mid courses do
not tally with the description of other
lisea-es, although it resemble* >i giMul
inaiiv iu it» different form»,
prominent symptom, in the first place,
is a muscular or neuralgic |w«ii. mostly
in the back. Auother important aymp
I oui is extreme weakness, coming on
suddenly, without onvrlsoin pulse and
without fever. The pulieut is languid.
I,.-inclined to work, the n|)|»'tiU* is *
usually abnormal, mid in a majority of
cases the thront b Hi.me» aff.i-ed, giv
ing rise to something like tonsIlitU.
but il I» not however, amenable to
loeal treatment, a» I» the ordinary ;
form uf tonsiliU». It I» inf -etioit»
without la-lug contagion». In other
■-uses the mtieous membrane of the i
•tomaeh imune» affected, giving rise
to severe symptom» of dyspep-ia. ;
uiiot her class of eases ;
the mucous nieiu'.rune of the bow
.-Is is affected, and the symptom« up- |
I ami- to I«, typhoid fever, hut in ail
tin—ease» neither tin- puis- nur the
temperature shows any febrile dis
iurbiii.ee» in the first day or two. In
all ,he»«- genuine cases the fever first
The most
... H
..""-a. u u u iiMiise en op»,
Afor »he lapse ot -everul dais the
,.Hi„ o-„.»L dtsappeurs. will, the gen
•r«l weakness im-reus.ng, and l . as
' h V"' , ' r ' .""T Ti ?
and iHH'ont«? nicher. Ill**
glands, iistutliy, in the urek or iu any
part of th" hotly, are more or it-»» af- |
teelcd. heiitg tender lo the touch aud
-oiiiewh.it swollen. If it npiM-itrs in
,, .. . .
the throat or iiohu we fraoimnllv find
' / ,
false in. braue» ti pun the surfue.' of
. 1 . , I
•he mucous meiubraues closelv resein- j
bhng the fatso meinbr.tties of diph
tl.eria. differing from It, however, in |
Unit they do not ehiuige color nor turn
tip at the edge*, nor I* there any raw
ness or ulceration bcuoath. A dislin- I
-uislied rbiiadelptiia physician think*
he malady is eau» d by an organic
poison known as ptomaine, which it
very volatile and is pralmbly intro
iu.-cd Into the system through thr
tings. The poison .-an be eliminated
nily through the kidneys and Iheskin.
stimulation of their excretion is the
no per treat inetiu I'ublic speakers,
uiig.-rs and actors are prune to the ail
qsi.I —Cincinnati Fuuuirar
Uesth. Io I NTH, of so 01.1 Wosass. Ihs
I.sst of ih. Tssmsslsos.
A letter from llob».-L Tasmania, tu
the .ipringlicld Kepublicun tell» the
story of tlie entire -xtinctlon of a race
within the life-time of a generation,
Tlie uatlves of Tasmania or Vim Die
man'» Lund
numbered about 7.000
wbrn the island wh- colonized In 1M03
H „ ( | w^. r w „ kindly, pleu»ant |»<ople.
who were not rnniilbais like the inhabi
tant» of tlm other Islands, ami asked
only tu I»-Id alone. But when the crew*
of the -enlei s that infeslnl the region
untile »ttm-ks on them and carried off
their women and children, they natur
ally avenged thums-l vos on tho whltu
settlers, whom they killed and whose
house» they burned whenever an op
portunity offered.
The setllm-s made
war In return, being greatly ahlial by a
queer habit the Tasmanian» bad of
keeping lire» burning when they slept
: to frighten away spooks. These guid
lilts- enemies to their hiding
. until tin- native» Dually tisik to
, ed tlietr
fastnesses in the hush.
w I lene« they li nke out In forays upon
Isolated farms The
rernor tried to
bring thorn to terms by sending them
pr<M-lati;atiims setting forth his friendly
I intention* by mean» of pictures repre
j seating black fellows anil whites clasp
•h other'» hand«, walking togelh
As till« did not work, a cordon
of S.tKtO soldiers was formed noms» the
i Island which moved south with the In
tontlon of eorraling all the unlive» In
I Tasman's peninsula. It wnsa tremendous
! undertaking, and when it was Unished
at a cost of ^.lOO.tXH), the reward oon
i sisled of just one man and a laiy. who
had been caught while asleep: these
wore the only natives who Imd t, en
! soon during tho wind-operation. Then
: a Hulia-t bricklayer, named George
j Augustus Koblnsou, who had studied
: the language and customs of the T
' manhoi*. offered to go among them,
| acquaint them with tho Government'*
! disposition, and bring them iu- Ao
compiiniod l.y a native man mid woman,
' he undertook and »in-rnsnfully accom
I pllshed the ,a*k. though he »(Mint three
' years in doing It. wal .ed over 4,000
miles, and suffered from cold, huuger
.and ItiirsL narrowly escaping death
more than once. But in IHUÔ he
: brought in every »urvivor. tho number
having I »von by that time reduced to
SO.',. They were transferred to Klln
dors Island, within »Ight of Tasmania,
and there cared for tiy the Govern
ment. But they rapidly plucd away,
; from homesickness, apparently, for
they would go in a body to the «höre,
where they could see their former
home, mid there »It and weep. In
twelve year» but forty-four remained,
Billy, the cause in hi« case being liquor.
in 1876 the ram came to an end in th»
person of the woman who hud aceotn
pniiied Kohlnson on Ills mission.
i ing
j er, elo.
and in iHtiR the la*L man died. Kin«?
General Cutter's Sword.
lu m museum In Boston is tho sword
of Générai Custer, said to be the oua
j b ® carrieit a lien he died. It is a Toledo
"'"i Isiars, in hpanish, the in
, •oriplion:
"I*o not dr»« ms without osum:
Doiii.t .he»,he ait ssibout honor."
it U »aid that iu an engagement of
cavalry in Virginia 1'ustei- and a Con
federate officer had « hand-to-hand bat
tie. In which Cutler'» »word blade broke
off cUi.e: to the hllL He cost away the
useless fragment, rede to a rail fence,
grabbed one of the top rail», and charg.
Ing furiously iqion the astounded Con
federate. knocked him from his horse.
He then rep aced his broken sword
with the Toledo blade of the Southern
* Bb *' l ont fi e I ,r,H, *»B| M *'
b,m lot l ,,tb,,r ''ay. and 1 thought
' , r *P* - vo, ' ml h' hl lr y °"°' Kr
- vou don t f'* r 'L though-" The
'• dilor U,e b " m witb " iron
fir ' Hlld , ' l "' ri ** 1 ,h 's u > Ifie fi»)' o f fi'»
death. N. Y. Nun.
— "Merciful Congres».'' cried the
frenzied editor, as he wheeled around
in his chair, "what m your article?"
"It s a ham." replied the visitor, as he
"1 smoked a
hand. "There is aiways room for
these articlos," lie suid, pleasantly.
"By tho way. you haven't boon in to
see me for two months. Any thing
wrong up at the farm?"—Drake'»
—Tliere is an old man in Chiche» ter
; ville, in the Catskilla who always
«peak» out in meeting. Recently a
city divine preached in the little Meth
odist church of the village, and the old
mau became so excited at one or two
home thrusts in tho sermon which
seemed to apply to a certain "elo»«'*
œj^hbor. Uiut he got up and shouted.
..- rhtltH ri ghL youngster; hit 'in,
Al)U , fttor on> wha „ thn
moi , ,, )MH . lirv d to come botno lo him . h .
cried out hi »tenu.rian tones. "That .
b gosh.. We're all «inner«, ev'ry
darned one of u». "
._, , _ . . . .
ars of a largo nchtud observed among
.. .......
, tho dcMiirations about the ns.in an
. ,_ „ . ., ... ,
I American Hag. and »aid: "i hildren.
— A gentirmnn addressing the schol
can any of you tell me why that flag
was hung there?" "To hid« the dirtî'
quickly responded one sharp boy. who
assisted In making the pruparnt'on» for
the occasion. —Christian Adv caUx
—Jink» (at a party)—I da'l me
what s the mHtlor with that pretty wo*
lllan over there? She waa awfully
flirl , a mu* wh j|* mg0t an j auw , h#
hltve uny t ,ilng to do with ma
st,-anger I have just come in. Nho e
my wife. - N. Y. Weekly.
B mebody dowerSbe» a walking
stick a* "the old man ■ strength
Mid the young mak e weakusea ''

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