NO. 8 .
ROCKY BAR, IDAHO, SATURDAY, JULY 2 U# 1889 .
Tlw worl* hftn mH in •
(lo r**wJ wtui Uhwh?
oft tiny W#fw
U *nd t
Thev kept up the * t*
And coiii|urr all *>b
I to *it
And ihl* ih#T h
T»«*!!* Uinkn Wen
*1 1 «
But it April!
An 1 grew
A lu '»I
Who»« *r»Ui Whirl* tin* tall |
U may b»t«l
iu it« tii n# w»«a n
w »irnnttn «»n
Tlie elephant may well Bo convldc-ed i rnil
the heed of the menagerie. Younp and I and
old are never tired of watching tin .er
wonderful creature»; they are «o »„«.« - »hilft»,
ing, mo loving, yet *<> terril»!«* in Ihcir « iifccl
An elephant -an tear off Im ] fore
ith hi» trunk, or j
life out of a liner with hi* | further
rnmv k int *it r**u
t«w to cg
A«*t tMU i* whut hofo
Th«* -IfAttliMt of I hi rptHM* m
i wilh a palient rndfAVO
Defeat ihibo n* d»y, l
May uh «• ilo* tfmntl
- Jdbeo K R»
WhI ' 1
Iotereating and Amusing AnocJoto*
cf the Hugo Bchu! s.
islr. I unit of »»pllrsrle.
Tho arc AS"l
aad Kept, » 4 »Nrl Out l iier »n»cr
t'rlebrate » Kle|tlin Ml ».
branches o f trees
great foot; yet the same trunk v
intllted to pick up u pin. am
might, feel to trend gingerly
rprumbe.nt form* of »leaping or intoxi
I tin» lashed
,i. ' turn
Strange ns if mir
rated kecI •"!•*.
pear, ug ejephaut's skin i* very
live; mosquito«*» annoy him gi
sud il iHiiiting i* a terrible punish
pliunt 1 * very nervous.
»ny other ling*» hea»t. yet
suhl to make him. shake
lie l*. an eie- i
II» will II.lit
with appro- Uoimh
lieiisiou and trumpet with to—i*
Elephants ai** very misch
liii|uisitivo; they raise
doors, and enjoy imincn
practical jokes, tliougli
r*"sent Indignili«*» t«i thenisoivi*». Nmsi
tltfCa»'regards insult, their affection i*
warm and lasting, and dogs,
and other animnlsare-often tho object»
of their uttaelimcnts. Ehplmnt
pleased With gay eolers. ihdie
hutL-ut perfumes, un» dultity in
taste*.-and revel in th" waV'f il
Eiiglishmau iu his hath
••Artful Dud 'or" him
o i a
Intehe*. o p-i
y their ow
homo* ! Borat«
llieir i lug
I lu .V prur
it h the ingenuity of the
dhiOome as monkey». Iu
memory of Mhgllah.--chi
Wiiuti lairn. a baby--h
artoffl th'ree feet high, and I»
•Morod grown up until tliirt
ojtl. ',Aecidcnt* cxe.q
tp live ulamt one hundred
diplomatist, and the
ihant stands 1 ni
lcd. he is likely
years, if not longer
in il* last
. nil elephant II ,
ns well as qualitV. ami at lii* meal* j i
makes nothing of hales of liny und t
f water. His ingenuity in try- , '
lug to eater for himself L* astonishing,
and often amusing. An Amerlein
showman saw an eleplmnt pull up n ;
ke to which he was chained, "goto
■ed-biu containing ont», w n
lock, rals«» the liJ, oat all he wi
pat down the lid again, i
to his plaee. poke the stake hack into
i fîi game Inde, and stamp it down with
his foot. aad, when Ills keeper ••unie. \
a lamb. Atwiiikl
siinwed his enjoy
in hi# cunning eyes
ment of lii « 1 situaiion when the man
stormed ami rugisi on discovering tlie
■ident of an elephant's memory ;
was iu tlie
Is said to Imve occurred i
aims- when Woral'Weil s
wiih exiiihiling al Bolton,
befor** the same col!is:lion
town, and ou that occasion, on bring
relens*si from its van.
walked ae r omi
i protruded its 1
a public house 1
into the Subtly,
j lu» nui mut with refix—huieilts, und tlm
h of his
keeper, who had been in #«*111
eliurge, then «oiiduel' d liim hack lo 1
bis den. On t icing
rel.-as. d lit
tbo brauking-up of the
the seeontl visit, the same
brake away at a brisk trot in the
of tlie hostelry, and tho un
wonted etiarg«! upon
greatly alarmed tho
arrived on the scene, and rae
her old friend, oms» moi
to hi# heart's content,
then submitted to be liai away
Alth o ugh elephants will
1 «it sulimit
It to tench,
aim»«, they are
and at liiwt are fond of go
their trick» on their
taught to dance by the a
niuëic «mi «
pulley is now amnionm***
ing nn elephant to «**
siCiotis, and Urn
ifiven io« if it wii»
liemm—* 1» twce»*ary i
by the «
taught when 01 ■■<•
us have admired ti
■l hey .1
aiHiiug tlu-niselves mi
nnd *0 forth, Al Asti
used to delight UtOttsu
were made to staml on t
with their forefeet |»oodi
ill lie: uir
1 «*» 1 till
i»d vn its head
Am»Uu»i' * 1 '
With It, hind leg» ruUnd perpe.i.Tiri*
Placed öd pedestals. they
i'U'd round rapidly, or balance«.
thfiniswive* .mlhesWe-lega only «m
ing. Weil-tralnetl baby elopliaut»
rent favorite*. One
table, fan her>elf, ami d<
ii* trick* to delight children
The two elevet
I baby--elephant* "Jock and Jenny*'
rvclmivdy tl allied. Tb«\V tnadetbeii
»w t<» the audience, and then
I to *it at
iad their elder* too.
of U doubt«
walked on lh«v to!
On a [dank pTicev
nad dancing in time to the jingles ol
h» l*. were amoug*t their other accom
onu of their number will rein »ln awakf ,pi
on ifiiai'd while the other* arc »lee|>'
y cor» uuo ««périment' u
went made in tho traneport of
pluiiita by railway. One of the ordl
nary ealtle-wapon» of the Kn*t Indin
i rnil «ay «a» lltu-d up for the purpose,
I and the itniin «I wa» placed in the eon
.er «pace of the »iikoii. hetweon ».x
»hilft», a bren»t nn.l hack hnr. and ».- , mu
« iifccl iu mhlitiori by tttiklci* on >•"
] fore and hind feet, united by coupling- noll
j Irnnsvcrscly and I'meitundinally. ami lnjf
| further by four diagonal morn inn
chuiiu* palming through hole*, nno
The habitual oatttion of these Intel
ciN*alnros is illustrated »Ihm
they nrc tritvellug from show to »how.
■ together, .
should several b<< iu a cat
lashed round the corner pillar* of Ihr
pagon. The first eleplmnt load ml. anvw
having his head free. Ua.k the opp«r ^if
i tunity to remove with his trunk
' turn of the roof of th«> truck: it w
I t.ierefon* found neeussarytO put a colim
amid the neck of the elephant, with a
chain leading through. *e
•un»l to the floor. In this way a
ce— ful expo rim »nt Was .undo to Pun
Uoimh and hm-t:. the animal showing
no signs of fear, or making any al
tempi to free himself.
Many intcre«ling nud famous
pliant* have Imh.'Ii favorlt*** of the eir
cil».goillg public long before the lute
the*«, known it» ••Canada," wu* »des
•haracter. When iu oue of lii*
i*. "he did as much mi-A'liief m
o i a tornado," to
Hushing into the stable,
yard. "Iu a few minutes ho killed two j)
buffalo' s, a sacred cow. a couple ol
elks m'V rai hors », ninl u camel. He
catch it on his Uisks, and then
- eitficr jam or trample the life out of
i ii." lie then sallied Hut for tin* town.
tossing hacks into the air and tcar
i lug dow n
Viw sent with the rest of
o a farm, and w hen there, had one ol
.»is mad tils
us nnd lHinp-]»Mts
nnu the popular excitement can in- 1
... "A trap was *et with n
long pondcrou* eliuln with anoaormous
..lilt* end to entangle the
limai'» l«g« and hold him." A mau a
en ran out in sight of Canada, and
instantly rushed after
•"im- " Mio trap wu» su« , oos»ful so far
as making th- eliuin und stone
to him. hut he k«»pt right
»i, and would have caught the map.
off «1:0 » ii* a fast runner, hud tlie latter
animal, toss.lt i
try- , '
rot juin|ieil down into an unlliiislied
cellar of n new house, and run up u
flight of steps on the opposite
with -idc I lie elephant jumped down after
\ him us easily as u dog would, with the
• cluttering behind him."
ForUiuately. the stone was large ut
enough to stick wislged against the
« i l- on each *ide of the stairw ay, and I
Camilla Was fast, hut it w
lhey mminged to
tig- savage animal with more
and lie »ii w ent to work to eon
; she ve for the mini,
A» the neeocnl graphically
i- iiie* it. "they wore «ml. big clubs
him. tir«Hl loads of buckshot into his
and c.irs. anil beat and tortured
him fin heurs, until lie howled tu token
•d «•Mrrrhiter. The iiHmient lie wan
..os,-, however, he gave a yell of rage,
dnslnsl out of (lie cellar, and start«*) to
i y oil«* Hew for hla Life; but
...» tire, I. and took up his position
i. r eov r of tin<*•• haystacks.
,u„g all w ho ventured ..«•«.
•Buckshot lireil into hi# tmad
»hocked his wiitl rushes, ami
bought p«»opl«» were on
otiier side uf a Mtaek from him, he
•il his Imst to topple the hay over
tl.eni Thu fight went on for throe
, and nights, during which time Ik;
jrv oven u* take any of the hay
•und him -and tnt a drap of wat«n
length, d —pairing of saving him.
were exchanged for
for tie was t«i<
iveral big bullet* at
put an end to him
first live elephnnt «un in Lon
the raign of Henry III..
•luxai their shops and
•u iu it*» lion*
Janie*« I. had a private men
Park in whi«*h
l ir iiuliil^ i
»t tin* elf piiaiit pi*«îS"Ul«Mi Ui him
of hpatu. U
vettr to k**««p
at huge eh-phaiit
agio end during u
a ferment foi
first elophanl born ii
though not »C
oeutly on vie
tin're wns quite a run or.
rerful and 'n
El«'phaJ| -, being so jm
teliigent. are worn« than any wild anl- (
mal whim In one of their sudden fit» of
ungovernable rune. The amount of
kiUlnR lhey take U i„credible Heavy
>>"'•* t*'»' tromendously often ,,
hHvi-liuli* In t»U»p|»lug th«ir wild
. . . , : . ...oeived
charge», mid In one ti»>*Uuie*. In India, ....
« U « - .1 it ha«
even a Held-piece» Urea rei*»aUsdiy. i
..... . » », .am»**»
falted for a eomddernbte time to pot an
t «»I ..w .... ' tall V
end to the career of a mad elephant. — •
...... . a
Chamber* .louriml. .. * .
MR. CLUGS 7 ON 'S ESCAPE.
•« l.ilc Nainl h, «K« frow *f
|»l «'*il 1 «»
" 1 * the editor In?"
The p«*r*oii who «poke wa* a tall. I him,
ith r««d hair and a In
of a t Arlff Artl« 1 !«».
Mr. <'Uiir*ton. the editor and pro- which
piictor of the Boodle ville Yelpur. all
looked up. Not
• tYhy ah—irood morning air." he io«*ly
r*.plicd. with a fronen »ort of »mile of
TontorttHK hla face, and a Manitoba an
wave career!ilk madly up and down hi, I
,pi na | column. ••It'» a fine day -er— " hie.
partiimlarlv." »aid the vl»ltor,
u v ,,Ue.'
„„„.»ment, and a
emphaal» iu their
, mu , lu
••That** whftt I"—begun Mr. Clug-j
noll , he noted with a »inking feel- wily
lnjf ,| 1U , |,|. ,. a |lcr stood in the only pean
dlMlrW(lv „ffordinsr an exit from his
He had a hand like a
can vac-covered ham, and wa* cro»*
! cockled face.
taring, rulny day. and the wild geese
» ,'iv flying »imUi went ward with a reek- intim
less, Öu-to-Oklahomu. get-thore-Ell he
hidoouHly-profune | In
lt wa» a raw. biii*
And 1 t wa»n L
fix lo sanctum, and that there wasn't »
weul>ou »harper limn a paste brush that
anvw | iw within sight to defend hlm- i
^if wit h In ease of an attack.
• No it wasn't " was the sneering re -1 met
"U w,«„ t wimt you mean, j
to say. and you know it wasn't! Y'ou
don't know whul you intended to »ay. 1
vou White-livered. pop-eyed, tow- !
head,Hi di-.igurer of white paper! You
lean, cheap .. cut from j
the Shank .',f a starved mutton' You're
Ktared to death, and you know it! I've
e to polish vou off. elrt I'm going
' into one and
r No. 6 head In your ,wn ink
to knock your two ey
"Wh-wh-whnt have I done?" asked
the editor, in a trembling voice.
"What have you done?" echoed the
large, red-haired man, coming nearer.
••Do you pretend you don't know, you
washed-out fragment of a man?
»»' you pretend you didn't mean me when
you printed that piece in your paper
last week about 'How Ui Make a
Whit** Man of a Strawberry Blonde?*
two j) ( , vou "_
eiligsten, earnestly and appealingly, r
"wiw print'd 5 fU 7 mite» from here, j u
and"— _ I
•■rimt » a little too thin! That may
do to tell some elm-peeler fmm Kmld
in- 1 er'» Mill*, but it won't go down with
n mc . Your paper, sir, ain't edited aad
published mile* from Doodlovilla.
the I'm going to show yott, sir. howto make a
mau a mop of a Doodleville edltorP' |
and He threw off his coat, kicked over
after the editorial chair, and made a fierce
far grab at the frightened journalist.
stone |„ moments of gts-at emergency |
soinuthing like inspiration comes at
times to the assistance of hard-pressed
humanity. As Ills antagonist lunged
savagely at him, Mr Clogs ton cast a
wild, despairing glance around the
room. His eye fell ou something lying
tlie table something that
hud hitherto escaped his notice.
n tla.sli lie seized it
large ut „i brought it down «Kpiarely
the on the head of liés assailanU For one
and I moment tho gigantic frame of the
' red-haired man sUaid motlonleaa. and
to then with a crash that shook the
more Yolper ortliv from iua'k-diMir to awn
eon- uig-po»t in front he fell prostrate.
"Carry out thi* unsightly ohjc»et."
said Mr. Cliigston to the office hands
wlio came running in fmm the back
room to »«•<» whul was the trouble; nnd
Doodleville Yelper sat down at lib |
but table again and resumed the work ol i
writing a lurid description, at ten
c «,nt» a line, of Mrs. Van Sampson's
..«•«. m ||li„ery opening
He had kniM-ked the big. »reekla
faced man senseless with an ,-ditorlal
• Tariff on Wool."-Chicago
•vnr«» asp«^ 1 ! of a man
to«» precious to he I
with the cold,
whose tim«» was
w us ted on trifl«»* the «»ditor of the
greatness of his character, and I found
tnvHl ,|f ul H !„„» to name, among the
„(„j,,,f Hn y uge or country, many,
or iHwsibly any, who could be his
rival. In saying this, I moan no dis
paragement lo the class of politicians,
the men of mv own craft and cloth. !
whom, in my own land and my own ex
[erienee. 1 have found no less wanting
limn other men of love and of admira
tion. I name among those who se«-ra
to me 10 come near even to him. But
I will shut out the Inst half century||
from Hi • comparison. I will then say
that if. nmnng all the (Mslestais sup
Gladstone on Washington.
When I first rand in detail the ••I-lfe
liingUm. ' 1 was profoundly ini
■ed with the moral elevation and
, , .11,1,
ln*"»ry for public char -1
if e i lordloary nobility and
purity I saw one higher than all the
r ' , ,, , ._- _ ;
d if I were ratpured at a nui
«; to name the lutest ocou-l
J. e , t
punt fair it. I think my ehoiee, al auy I
time during ih«- last forty-live year», ;
would have lighted, und it would now
light, upon Washington.
»loin-'» l.«»tter to G. W. Smalley.
A Wisconsin woman d«*serili«»» her
r husband as "au ordinary
man. troubled with a short
breath und a long muslaclie."
Japan**, cl..« of
,, R ' . , M tah . hrtll ^
, l4 . . y* \
...oeived It** death-blow. pur centitrl«**
.... . - ,
it ha« boon iiMiial for any exnited .l«i>*
.am»**» diirntUtrv who irmv Imv»* mor
K * *
' tall V offended hU novertMirn to roe®l va
a milite official iriliraiilmn to the
.. * . . . ... .... , , ,
that Im» Miilcide will bf plemont» to the
! antlioriti.-H, and until recently it ha*
I been the unvarying practice for the of
I fender U* aoqitta*ee realgnmlly» and,
i after «ttmnionittg hi* relative* around
LAST OF HARI-KARI.
At I'nptiHirlPil InflilBUt Which Will Prnb
abljr i'hwiia« tli# Htfe»«l«»Hl Mr»hml%.
a In their presence.
to formally di*einbow«d him**df
If the culprit hap
f exceptionally high rank.
jeweled «word with
which to o|M*rnte upon hlmaclf. Un
all Uieae thing:, are now of the paat.
Not lonif njfo the Mikado w a» prie v
io«*ly hurt by the word» and conitucl
of a Ini'll court otticlal. I he man wa*
an old and very valued »er vaut of the
I crown, but hi» crime wa» unpiirdnim
" hie. Next day. therefore, an officer
wily Japanese—in whoae mind Kuro
pean habita of thought had evidently
his taken firm root walked down to the
honor, *cud him
bronchi him the fatal »word, a miur
uiliccut weapon, with a blade inlaid
with gold and a handle inerustod with
diamond», together with a sympathetic
intim ition that hi* early death would
he regarded a* a benefit to the empire
| In general ami to tho Mikado In pnr
The culprit reotdved the
with all proper respect, but as
s the emLsarv hail departed the
went on isiard a small steamer
that was bound for Havre, and upon
i reaching Paris incontinently sold his
«word of honor for iXOO). We never
re -1 met with a hetter Illustration of the
j eminently practical ... the Jap
»neue character. It i* exceedingly un
1 likely that the Mikado will ever again
! trust one of hi« »ubje-t* to execute
You himself. Stilt less will His Majesty la»
j inclined to favor exall.sl criminals
with jeweled sivonis of honor. The .
I've office of » lo -d liigh exo»»utimier will
prohahiy U- called into requisition in
and .tend, and winked noble» will, for the
ink future, be saved the trouble »...I
1 - - '
I anxiety of having to bo their own
insist, and have insisted for year*.
How to NAt l«ljr III'* Kf#r*Ornwlm 1 >«?iuao«I
While we have never insisted that
work-benches will lie lnlrod ieed into
cIiihiI in our land, we
the introduction of Meuao-oxerel
and sensible expressions
, ercises iu every seliool. liigh und low.
r (,-h and |Minr. We nre living in an
j u ^r,. of null ism. Theor'c* are ut ii dU
I count. Hard fuels ur,» in demand.
education that touches tli«*
lhlil iM it , highly valued. Iu tlii* um
u ,,. w | „f „', )r s W1 . m usl not lose
djfhi of the spiritual, but we must also !
uot l(w<J sig ht of tho fact that the
a pi r itnal of tlie prewnt largely com«»»
| through the material, and that
t | lo material the true
anirltunl life of an individual
liecome» pra-tleal. earnest and useful. |
| y Ve ) H ,n ev ,. ; n <; lK |, but we also twllevo
We believe in the Kingdom
that to tlie
of God. but we believe all
kingdom of man Helms committed the
f this lower world. Here iu the
life, and it is by moans of thing* that !
we handle, see. feel, taste nud *m *ll;
nnd so become lifted above the ma- j
leriality of tho world, into higher, (
spiritual, earnest, practical, common- j
i religion. The great heart of the
world throbs In unison with the work- |
ing men in iL The time for lazy, dig
nified doAlothings lias passed away, ]
nud the time of active, earnest labor
midst of thing« we fight the butt le of
era iu tlie slio|>s. on tile fai llis, among
the mountains, and in the rooms whe
th«< thinking is done, hu# fully eonio.
We are going to say, over and over
again many more limes, lift* is real,
Let us make it so in ail our »»'bools! — |
| HER ENGAGEMENT RING. I
mw .he M«hf..t r.»»--Trie, .a HM. j
'• * '* ,r, '" r * ' •
Did you ever have a chance to ol».
^rve. unobserved, a young woman »
conduct towardhernewly.aequlr.sl en- |
gagemmt ring It w em. so strange
ui«m her hand that she nun.ot refrain L
; examining H a doxen times an hour.
I s.-hoo! Journat.
ever, on the sly.
first night she sits up an hour Inter
usual to admire it boldly in the 1
seclusion of her own apartmenL A
frequeut kiss is administered to the j
shining band nnd Its glittering ge
and during the night she draams thut
it has fallen inu» a straum. and awake*. I
1 clutching the ti
! that the precious pledge i» still secure. 1
'1 lien, on the following day. she 1
■r to as*.
i wears it only in secret, taking
i transfer it to h«»r pocket at table and j
of inti- 1
when in the
males, hut p'aee her amontf strangers
or niuiHij; easual nequnlMtuntvs who
•an not Im* imjuialtive, and how hrave
ly will she flaunt th
as one who *1
«ni, , not lie th«; lov
* n fhe woitd, I ut yoc ».
the get 8 , ' 1<! '
; lirM ira v it assumes Its place In
nui- , . » . . ' _
her < * v life, and her blush«— grow
vs - «lent with «Mich succeeding ex- ,
au ce and each
t .011 of its insii
1 of its donor's
1 -fore it finally be
it least main the w.ishstand *;i<i suf
<•<• of a dozen «dotent
of pa!patntion of the heart on
Ul it D rat-overed. -Washington PosL
eXUv Vagant dosertpl
ilf. as it »
*• »I 1
it a dozen times
*t. of «-ourse, listvi
ier In c
THE GIRL BACHELOR.
• Wo t.nnvpr Ho«r>lB, Hat Toll
on«t 1 . 1 % r« VMilii.ui • t'ltappron.
1 wa* counting on my finger*
evening the girl* I know in New York
who have *et up apartment* or la
•tailed them*e|vcH in c*tahH*htn*nl* ol
their own l ran over the digit* o*
one hand, and then of the other, und
repented the operation so often tint )
loot all track *»f my reckoning,
girl hacheior grow* enterprlaittg. Sh«
no longer botrnl*. *he make* a had ** loi
horn*«. She take* room*. Stie lUe* it
ttieni without a ('hapnron. Her eon
duel i* iiin|iie*lioued. There tc m
limit to the pluck and the inde|iend
enee of the young mid unmarried am
perfectly dt^Mirou* and entirely delight
fill unmarried woman. She i* no '.mice
an unprottHdtMl female. She ha* f jum
out that after all a girl * b»**t proie: llot
i* a girl. The la*t decade evolved i
phr»**e. The present deeade i* now
at work evolving another Haclieloi
■suit«** I* e-tanliohed in the laug tage
Maul* *uite* or Dorothy apartumill»
a* *nindxMiy in eonvoroation the »thot
da\ clirixtened them. are filing to find
plaee tieforc long.
Ye*terduy I drank a eup of ten will
brown-eyed Dolly. Dolly ha* a ttma!
fortune a ml I* twenty-two. Her lathe»
died, her relation* with her only
live, an aunt, wore atrained. Tlio tw<
did not thrive under the« wimr rot ftree
The kettle *ing* on the henrtf mo*i
merrily »lee® Dolly ha*hired a Hat anc
a butler, and set up a buffet and r»'
■•elves call» on her own re*pou*llilllty
N ive! situation. Piquant •x|>erleni'e
Itellghtful day*. No survotllanee and
no ••Inrkiness." Dolly I» a lady and
She i* careful whoa
She is as demur
behave» 11 km one.
", . .. „ p.-l«.-,
Puritan damael. as jolly a» a Uri.ia.
bohémienne. She piny* at houskuep.»,
uio*t i ion u > • _ d
,rH ' ' ! 1 • . * ..
«yver. hhe supports herself »} <»„.
•> '>«*•** -eupatton* Un,ui prae
»'«W« » 7 ^ hh *
. «Hinty mom» in Uk. »••
' reeinn <
» P^y room» they a^wher,
brio-n-brae picked up In all mat
odd places, ».immer, ketche.nn .1
' studies, old plaster easts an
panels, inexpensive hangings wi
den flashes of color in
Htniued IliHirs and Koula rug* make
3 IV» «
e f«»rtf«»t that such thiiiif«
Milk**!» divans» IaOhIh
ebaim and old Sovras dilu w«i
st of »
by iiuylHHty deemed desirable,
eyed Dully is wholly *elf-depi
Shi* has supiKirtesi herself sh
war fifteen. Shotired of hull h«'il
" She doi-su't like the dreary atran
i of the average city Im iriling
Bl*e does like her own little 11*
, when» she h t» a i
can follow th
f lier own swe
I I have known Iter when a i-alh
i a stable Iu
! an 0|H"II fire and
•ent Ine' I nut loiis
I away to offer him
! I. citer.
A WELL-TRAINED OWL
making the third member In
A WELL-TRAINED OWL
Ills Tl*rr Whs» Ml.
. HuOl «L
Me Kiura l.lkr » I
111 ntl y
My own bird i* at lilierty.
best Of his
ir sum I
use» to the very
lie is by no means the leas' the
iin|Hirtant, for he claims
the greatest attention at meal time»
He step- from his |*'reti on to the hand
-it» on the place up|>oiiitcd f
and chatters all the time it is
n ,»». Sometimes, by way of a
he w ill run ataiut Inspecting al
he is very swift
j »how» that plainly.
in the day-time Ilian in the ov
| night, and he wilt sit in th * 1 f
] mer of 1 *H" ho Iihs done
(l f ehoiee.
in prog slu
•i foot and most in
affectionate, too; 111 Is.
He is at 4 ut mon Wl
All through the
I lot sum
u inattei of
Hi* fixsl consists of mice of nil kind»
will uot eat. nor Insect# »uch a»
and others of a similar kind;
| not ev«-n look at them. It
ways possible to procure b
mi«-e for him; then he will
tiiisls of tli«- flneh tribe, old ami y
! starling», blnekbird# and thrushes in
is not al
I himself with tender, lean Iss-f. quit« llj(l
fresh. He is so particular in hit mal th
j , m .. tho „ B h. that he will not e«t fresl „
^ j| p w ,idom drinks w » 1 er. and ,
Jj], vei . ua«.» it for the purpose of wash ,
nn ,erring to roll and »crate! wh
| « , u lump n, drift *a,<i tikes
fow , , H n ftlle father he no.
L bh|1 k< | 1 . I 11 s B |f h. autifully
m, |,,gs are long, ani he use»
I his Usw and . law. with the dexterity
o, his t liront out and look intently s' £
with his bright yellow eyes and
. tti'Hl uh with a *oio sounding like* th<
Igohhle ,,f *o,ne oafortaaak turkey.
flask M» a* apertienU. favor U
change that tune, he will ...
of slirill l>arks like a terrier
1 nf a monkey; in fact, when at
games he is more lik « 1 a little
i than nn owl.
His conversation, kept up
; ullv. i# a craon and chatter, a
, (| hl|th irkw , h<1 m lI , ptlff (he
Hs ronrs like a ligrr when h
i- rulhfsl. «ml sqiH'ftkn like a
very often, ami when it
does not «ss-iir
I d>w— tho fault is my own.
lie i* inlmUocMl I«
strangers. » Ii ich lie hate*,
he is most amiable.
, lpi(N . ( ornhill Magazine,
A* a rub
If l kant.sl fi
cun- u tu tu «if melancholy and never
smiling grief I would prax-tit him w ilt,
a little owl. the Punchinello of b<*
It ,« »tat «- 1 that the smallest steam
engine ever made was raci-nlly 00m
ph-t.-d. ufter two yearaof labjr. for th.
exhibition. It is composed ol
|#o pu o, metal, is a shade undei
ihr«--- fifth* of an inidi in lu-ighl. ami
gtis le*> than one ninth of au uuuce
A waU-Untaker mad« U.
A DOUBTING THOMAS.
Tit* W my a W • «Or« M»n *ol Down
\\ imlltta (' «plolt«.
We hint been iu Mew Bedford ten oi
tleulur *ca ca
a dozen of lit
*t i tentent, w
fur Weal arri
•ted our |»ar- Roma,
and had aid
[»tain and listened to half «Indent*.
♦ yarn* without Indraying the
ev idenoe of doubt of mi»\ library
g«*r from tin in
t and rather foreed hi* Papal
erunda of the hotel, ID* pie
pnnwmw npti i our cutofia
on the back >
or *i\ of u*
the l*itt»*r Inn
when the Weaterner came
ëtuoking room and drew up a ehalr.
• Now go uhead. t'aptaln,'* In
hrtiMquely oliwrvori, a* he lighted i
••Well, geilt*.'* Ih»g
lifter an uneiiny 1 <hi . around,
going t 4 > tell you hImihIm whale
"What *|**eie* of whale*'* inter
'•Th*w are *ev
you know.and you hm
uni il», old whnlop. nnd
ju»t MHrtinl In on it «lory the
out of tli*. that
mpted the *1
in U«*r df*ign
nil riL'ht; KO ahead." in
"A ri^ht irhaie. sir .' 1
••t»h' Tint »
"We weni lying to and drifting »till.
fish captured the day he
:■ wind wa» from
s on l-ikc Kric or the At
trying out a
for« 1 , anil th
huit if Ocean ' pul iu the stranger.
•din the Atlantic, of course.'
••Then I *,m with you. I didn't know
whaling on the lake»
but you wer»»
Hotter lis'ntc the s|M>t a little elosiu- lly,
off the coast of llrn/.ll," rr
p||a«| the eaptain. In an Indignant voit*
••That will do hut it is a long coast
Ro abend, und never mind which wu
the w iltd hp»w."
Untied the captain, a» ha
» thront, "when the man a
a i called-"
«• drifting, as I said."
• me. captain." Interrupted th
I Hit if all hands were tryim
I you bave a lookout at tie
lump in hi
out w hy -II 1
"lyct him go on!" culhsl two or Ihre.
"O, certainly, but he must !»• »are o
(in mi. captain, you had :
thiniil. when* he dldn''
man at the
lie time, but |sThaps yoi
managed thing» tlint way.
a whale, didn't he?"
Tile captain would have retired. Im
ut him *o npiM-alingly tlm
to make one more effort.
11 «* clt*'i«l«Ml
iikout haiUnl tli«* d«t*k an«
li«rj(«* whale a
sturlioiird broadside," h
down on onr
three »wallows. ",
at once leniied
••Say. ( aptain."
••wns the lisikimt u man
iflly inipiirtsi th
rsehe wa»! '
"1 If coll
• All right, then; bill 1 have know
lookout» » ho would lie like
I' w hales. Goon.
Ism i-d V
• Gelitli men.
the captain, a» V rose up.
••What - « the matter?" asked tie
say that you
hat luippeutal then?"
I can't stand this.
"You H*— m to du
ht my word, sir.'
alive! but bow did you g>
On the contrary. I have th
most entire faith In what yo
Captain, what year.
ek was this? Whu
f the w
miiie of your »hip?
rew willing lo go
e ami make
ami day •
of the c
•■aptain luul turned his hue
t-ti away, and
•r returned U» us.
r pleasant oh
111 Is. en sin
mon Wl . had
oi yarns of
ithered by the stranger, nn
lo hunt up ami list«'» to th
without his far«* giving him awn.
who «•oiildn t Udl ;
evp.rv time lie pulled u l«-g of truth on
N. Y. Hun.
Goethe and Hi* Doppelgjenger.
young man. wa
«V the roadside oil
he observ isl th«i figtim of i
There was some
ml générai ap
W Ill'll II
hill* on horseback.
iM-araius of tin- stranger that attract.»
llj(l „tt.-ution in a marked d«-gr« e. fo
th „ f««» «nd figure seemed to be hb
„ wo , „Hl,„.,gh «.hier and more devel
, <1H ,, their eosUime. however h*
, w n o similarity whatever. fo>
wh ile tbr stranger wore the robe* of i
.. . the young pm
wope ,„ t . «.rdinary dr.-* o, civil l.f.
. . . of years afterward .
whw , u „. eircumstanee had bee
„«arly forgotten it was brought t«efor
«her«, le had long sim- eneonnter«-.
the stranger he found himself similarly j ♦
£ H T àl the ' very'lntlrparl of th. , k
.„an and. to crown tte
mira4 .| e his cost uni» • wns th«* »«me t« **
M he wa. hlnmel
K "' , „a,,, also Bel
— • —
., .TT 7 - ■ ... , . . ! 0,
... said the tienutlfiil girl. *
tie h'ii, lie* chus. I each other over u i
<-l<H|ueni I.. quip., lias ordered just
.h- lov« Ib-st floral decora... m* , or our
weihUng next w.s»k! 1 iieiv will la- 011*
pie«s> («»presenting a wedding party
-rsons. the figures all lifesixo. j
I'he florist say* they will b,! perhaM, hut
h<- think* the bride ought to be Induing
Iciu of some kiwi an anchor.
Can yoti think
thing appropriate. George*"
••An ••innietr. Ui go with the wax j
•Tlou would a dollar murk do?"
sngge-le.l George, w ith x r«»'ieetlul 1
couch 1 'hi«:atfo Te.h.iw«v
ir a motto, or a lasik.
THE POPE'S LIBRARY.
to bo Vouml rp«o
IMH# of Ihr Tl
I h# %'«!!«
Oiip of thr mont iiiterosting sights In
Roma, well known for the moat part to
«Indent*. but generally parked over by
the ordinary »ightaeer. i* the Vatican
library Nothing In Koine give* auch
in lmpre**ion of the wealth of the
Papal treamire* a* thi* matchlei
hrary, and a vl*lt to it would help peie
pie to form a more ju«t estimât • of the
mut ri but Ion* made at leaat by aoinc of
the I'iiih-m to th«> i«in of l^tiriiittK limn
that whlcti i. «oiuH.iimn takon. Tim
libntr,. whlrh U now extraordinarily
-xteimivr. (mrticiiLtrly ln It» coüm tlon
*t thw pronent time S I.ÔW» manuaerlpt,
in all. a lari'" proportion of which are
(Mental and (Ircck -I» not very an
cient. It practically date» fmm the
b.'|(innlnK of the «•ven'eenth century,
«rhea the moat ImiHirtaut coll»*ctiom
wen* cmtMMlicd in it. There ha>l hecu
it U *aul to contain
indent ,n earlier nuclei»» tr»vn»portcd
from the I jitcran by Pope Slehola* \ .
in 1447 : but It w»» the addition» which
were nuulc In and about the year id»»)
that ruUml the Vatican to il» |>la.-o
amoitK the yr.'nl liliraric» of the world.
The visitor ou first entering the Vat
ican will probably be tno«t »truck with
ita extreme uni ikellnea» to any other
library he has before »«•••n.
himself in a brightly, not to say gnud
lly, painted room, on the floor of which,
dotted at interval*. are brightly
rr painted euplioard*. It is in these eii|>
isiurd« safe, commodious, dry r«H*ep
that the great mass of the
the manuscripts which form the glory
of the library are stored. Every hero
and then» among the cupboard» aro
various work» of art, gifts Indifferent
Pop,»», and glass-covered ease* und
table», such a» are to be found in other
th- libraries, containing »uch illuminated
manuscript* and other trtiasiir«»»
liest suited for exhibition. The caiws
and tables of theVaUean differ, how
ever. fr«»m the imses and table* of most
other libraries in being carefully cov
ered up with wooden shutters.
Among the treasures to be met with
in these eases are not only the famous
Temnee. several famous Virgil*, tho
Palatine Virgil among them, and
many other manuscript* of the el»»*ies.
but also what most students w ill turn
to fir»t. the world-famous manuscript
of the Greek Bible, the well-known, but
littl«» studied. Vodex Vat lean ua.
The great hall which forms the main
h building of the library terminât«# Id a
series of corridors, of
", corridor, or
MUurmous length. On the fiisir of tiles»,
ire arranged the variou# present» giveu
a to the present Pop«- on the attainment
All along the walls are
filled with eounthss and almost
inestimable I reMsnre*. in one is a col
lection of articles gathered from the
««-r ruttti'bmh* and early Christian tomb*;
in another a seri«-» of jewelvsl loons
brought from Hussia; next isumst a
collection of chaiicea and imteus and
' other early church plate; after this a
wonderful series of »peelmen» of the
early Florentine |*ainter*. fron! (Tau
hue downward, orranged chrotmlogl
ealiy : opposite th
collection of most lovely pointing»,
of them «»arly Chrttdian paint
the catacombs; oilier*
of hi» jubilee.
» again is a «mail
liealheu works found from time to time
in the neighborhood of Home.
There is another series of most in
teresting room* -the Borgia room», a»
they nre eali«»d. built by Alexander VI.
These rooms are now devoted U» printed
hooks which, a* in an ordinary library,
here arranged on »helves aloug
The «oiling» nre mo»l
beautifully painUsd by Pinturioeho.
The pictures seem singularly beautiful.
scenes from our Saviour's life.
UNCLE SAM S TREASURE.
Haw Thal lta|Ma»IUsi I» Um Maw Vork s.ib
TrM.'irp la tl
Sub-Treasurer Ellis It. Kotiert» made
innovation reeeutly that oecaaioned
much interest in the buildiug when
considered together with his determi
nation to put the employes under bonds.
From time immemorial the eombina
of the locks to the big vault«.
"^''""•isii.uiimi i„ i. stU r«l
where »lfi.i tlO-J.UOU lu «asti t -tor«si.
h* vf ' ' e ®° " ow " ° ' '* * y
^ ^ 'TITm own the
-th»ng«sl thi». Two »en will own the
immlk.nntlIon .i«d 'the tdher . 1 torttor
hin.^lf will know nothing^
rt.ese men will be known U. their «.«*
'^^; f aeath'Mr" Ko'LrU
^ «*- —- -
a ^„. |jtU)v and are not even
j ♦ t ,
^"^.T-Uhap^U,. two men
, k " ,, 'J rn
^-j "J 2 Tr'
** M h h * . ,.
P»« ■ bl *
envelope, petered l with seal.ng wax
Thl * 11 ,or hi * u "
aiw* the holders of one undivided hail
! 0, the se*T«t should be sick or die. Mr.
ltob( , rU w „„id then break the great
olump of wax OI1 t he big envelop. . and
for the rtn , t k„,»w the secret hiui
y| Y U*tter.
j noses, noses lovely and noses unlovely.
Che grant Na|Hiieon'» uoee wa» Hig.
Gladstone's uoae is big, but It ends in
a »harp point. Hlsmnrvk has a big
nose that la. however, almost flat an
the end. General Grant'» uuee
j nu t too large, but it was large
to be prsnniueuL Blaine's nom» i» very
prominent, and all hi» children, inelud
mg hi» daughters, are
1 gnishable by Vhu
These men are not kmiwu to
—To many persou* many kind# of
«iy d latin
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