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ELMORE BULLETIN
VOL. II.
ROCKY BAR, IDA IO, SATURDAY, AUGUST H>. \mx
NO. 11.
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on
and
of
A WESTERN METHOa
In Wndtnrn till#», o*#r pr*irt«« bro*4,
The or tnton hue# er« blending
While eattwarU. tVr the mltty wood*
Night thadea are toft descending.
The summer day. eo rslm. to sweet.
In peaar wreae le dj n*.
And »er tae harssst-iuden Itshts
The vesper breeze Is slghtac
While Imserlaz on the vlne-rlsd porch,
Our hr iris with Joy o erfl iwing.
We r oe on Seid», and wood*, anil sky
la somber beauty slowing.
You say "If Time. In hts wild Bight,
Would list' bt human reason.
Asd give us but toaregtrm week.
In this sweet summer seison.
"Twouid be. indued, s precious gift
To etsim oar bean's devotion—
Another isle of fragrant flowers
Upon life's varied ocean."
Re Vnoweth best who Inveth best:
Ksi-h season seat by Heaven,
Though summer's sun or winter's storm,
Kur human good Is glwa.
Hut If our future paths of life
Were both eonrsrged together.
To me. though storms and tempests roar,
Twouid all be summer weather.
Hay. would thy Ilfs as h ppy be.
With loee the hours beguiling.
Would every arasoa be to thee
A vernal summer smiling*
the
ty
the
Ah. so- Well, 1st us UK» proses*
AM h«d m h«d «'ÙÜTi wsih
Adown the slope together. j
-t'hsuueey A I-ew a to Amertstc fun
-*T-s
CAUSED BY A CAMERA. Ho*
U>
There is nothing criminal about be
Ing an amateur photographer. No !
civilized country has a law against 1
amateur photography, although in '
France and Uermany and other fleml- ]
barbamu# countries they arrest a man
if he photographs Uh» near to their
fortiHcations. Still the generul ten
deucy of modecn cameras is toward in
concealment- There is a camera made
which a person can put under his vest
»■d the lens take the plaiw of a vest
button. Other cameras arc done up I
like parcels, or take the form of a
•achol. or some other unobtrusive
shape, so that the general passer-by
may not know that tiie man he meets j C
Is an amateur photographer. The
trouble with the cameras that I have |
uamed is lliat they are generally too
small to take a picture that is at all sat
isfactory. Some of lliem have no fiK-tis
Ing-gluMs and no arrangement for let
tlug a person know whut sort of a pict
ure he is taking. Now I use a camera
that takes a picture four hy live I
inches, which I think is the smallest
•ixe that is of any service to a man. al- I
though some get along with what is
known as the lantern size, a size of
plate that is large enough to take a
picture that will go into a sU-reopll- I
The other day I bought A brand new 1
valise in which lo conceal my plio
tographing upparatus, and instead of
the long alpenstock tripod which I
have carried heretofore. I bought
•mat is known as "tne daisy tripod."
which fold* up into a very »mull com
pass and can be packed awuy in h
valise that is about eighteen inches
The whole outfit goes Into a very or- j
dinary sized valise and a
moves through the world like an ordi- j
nary traveler who has a few boiled
shirts and clean collars and cuffs with
The Woe« of en Amat-ur in Search
of the Picturesque.
con.
long
person
. . » 0 .
Ai kot day I found myself in (
Ktu lenati with the forenoon to Hpare.
Ihad seen Cincinnati ofton enough but
had never had a view of the suburbs
rwinimti ss everv bwlv knows is
£wt"n a bote and Z2£ZÏ bC
hills, if vou spenk to a Cincinnatian
raproachfiillv about the humiliating
postUon bis city occupies, he will an
*
, , ht I th
h ra 1
•uburbs, the suburbs In inUti a e
the grandest in the world.
Cincinnati suburbs ars on Dm
tops, m, they ara died, am! extend
lor mile, .round the city Ito. > are
ways of getting up on the b 1-lop*.
One I» an ordinary incline rai way.
the platforms of some of which are so
la^e that a street car and a .ample
of horses drive right on it and is waft
ed to the skies, ami when the car get»
up there it goe» along for eight or ten
miles out in the oouotry. Another
way of reaching the suburb* is hy the
ordinary cable car. which winds up
to the hill-tops by following streets
that zig-zag their way up the eleva- 1
ti oll .
him
I askisl a number of Cincinnati men
which flw principal suburb was, and
it aeoinml to lie g<*nerally agreed that
Clifton wo» the best for a stranger to
•eeu. The [«articular cable line I pat
ronized took me a«-rosa Clifton ave
uue. and there I got off.
Cllftou is an aristocratic suburb that
Is conducted u# a sort of siiburlian
club. No person is allowed to got a
lot there who Is not acceptable us a
.neighbor to the rest of the residents,
and when he do«*» get a lot he must
build a house that will cost over a cer
taln amount and comply with u lot of
ruh-s and regulations all tending lo
make the place very exclusive, and
all that.
Clifton avenue Is a wide street, kept
ln perfect conditon, and is bordered ou
each side by fine trees. It run# straight
along fur a bit, then drops down Into
a valley, rises on the other side unira
paired, winds along for a long distance
and Iben amun» to come to an abrupt
.elusion al a fine house that bars the
On each side are great park-like
lawn* with here and there a palace
owned by some aristocratic citizen who
has made hi, money on hogs or beer,
So ungrateful are Diese aristocrat* that
«.own« boer wagon U allowed »too* j
t liftou avenue and no ho« Umt l*. no
four- '.egged one U permitted to walk
on tant street. the
I opened the vatlee at one point ! holM
wher.- there was a «ne view of n grand jn(f
mansion away buck among noblejree*. j
and as 1 set my camera there came '
fmm a palace nearer the road a troop j Vou
of merry, well-dressed rhlldren who
raced down the law» and cried:
"Please, mister, won't you photo
graph us?"
"Yes."
!
like
:
;
"Are you going to take Mr. Bank's |)BW
house?"
"Y'es.
'■And may we stand here and be in j
the picture?"
"Yea."
"Oh. IMimk you."
At this moment the voice of proprie
ty and aristocracy came from out ol
the vine-shaded veranda from soin-'
I
you
I
unseen guardians, and in a tone of re
proueh was uttered the one word -
" I'hihlrrH
The unfortunate little girls had for- ^
gotten for the moment that they were
rieh, and they had nudity taken up [ rt
with A wandering photographer. Hera
was a ehanee for graul fun. hut it was u
j denied them. 1 hey liatl to snerillee
fun to the proprietiea. and with long- j
ing. lingering and ragr'tfnl glam-e at
Ho* camera, they slowly de, »tried up
U> the mansion, and fmm the shaded
[Kirch took furtive glance, at the for
hidden photographer.
It In better to im born lunky thnn ^
rieh, especially when a person is young
Now. tho thing that got me into
! trouble at Clifton wit# the distaste I
1 have for twice going over the «»me
' road. 1 did not want lo go back to
] Cincinnati over the cable line that I h
Imd coine out on. I thought I would
walk through the place and that I t
would come to some other line and go
in that stay and thus sec more of the d)
nirroundliig country.
The day became hotter and hotter. j
Tne vallao became heavier and heavier
I passed an academy. Public school w
would he too plebelas a name fi* an j#
institution Dial was to teach the chll
dren of such wealthy |NM>ple as live in
j C liftou. so they- call the place an aoad- ^
-my. Then there was an aristocratic 1
| church. Filially 1 met some one and
said to him:
"How far is It to a street-car lin«?" c
"Oh. you're going the wrong way.
Tiie cable-ears are a few mites in the
ilhi-r direction.
"Yes, I know. I came that way nod j
I want to go bark another."
"That's your best way bock to town.
I don't know how far it is to another
line this way. Five miles. I guess."
] thought I was good for «ve miles,
a ,o I tram|>od along. The next |ierson
I accosted made it four miles and a
half, and the next four miles. 1 was
1 polishing off the distance in good
shape and so was satistied.
Clifton avenue came to an abrupt
I and untimely end, and the
street that branched off
culled Lafayette avenue. I think. It
went at right angles to Clifton ami was
h equally beautiful. After a tiresome
trudge. I came to a gang of men llxiug
the road. Among them was u civil |
j engineer taking a sight through IDs
j trt|Kal.
"How far is it to a street rar line?"
I asked.
;
Finally
Wl.w
telew-ope. which stood on the usiiiil
„ ... v . . i#,
in ( uninittiK»ville. You bad better go
back and take the cable road.* 4
• («hkI heavens! FWf sav that U i
must is- twenty miles to'the cable
is mad "
bC ^Not quite so far. But it's five
miles and a half to Cummlngsville."
-Oh see here." 1 said, "you've got
to du better than that. A man miles
,„,.1 I, was onlv five miles
til „ml I have been offered Cum
ra 1 iZäL
e k . Make It throe
dal kc aZd fcU^."
. . . ' . , ls,v You see I've
m ' ^ tlic waT ''l iiev
are
1 td| vou the very la-st 1 cat,
| «ill Dike' twenty rod^s from the
so o. " 7 ™ h -
»*''**1 a v ..^slr^r and
cable .ar# at five and a quarter, and
not so much uphill work at that
ten "I woiildn t have tho culile car- at
any ligure, it s t iimmingsvillc or bust
the with me."
up "1 ou will find the ville a Ion Urn.
c.i,„ii„ng said the surveyor, and afUr j
1 he said that I left.
From that time forth the vnlis
"The nearest street car line is at
Hut I soon came ou
men weighed a ton.
and view thal was worth all the toil,
that was a tremendous ravine and u small
to
pat- wo» a
ave- like a castle on the Rhine.
• hen
ink«- at the bottom. On the other bank
private residence, that liKiktal
Further
ou. the view beeuine even more ex
The road was now at the
At Die b«>ttoni
that totaled.
**>[> "f » ste«-p hill.
ran a canal, and beyond that was
a town. Awav in the blue distance
»tretet, ,-,t a long valley, and the out
look reminded me of some of the ..Duo.
ravin«» of Switzerland. 1 wan wishing
a
a
must
cer
of Die town at mv feet was Cummings-'
lo ville, wbea I came ou nome more road
makers.
and
"What town is that below there?®!
asked.
kept
ou
Into there."
"Ab.mt five miles by the rood,
About a quarter of a mile down the
hill."
the " I heu I m going down the IDU.
"They won't let you.
"CuintnlngHvlIle," was the reply.
"Thunder! it can't bo very far
It'D be très
passing
"I respassing be hanged.
who gv>i»g to walk nvx, miles to a pirn-.,
beer, j «»•"<> I ;'«»' **l «h«™ " " <H*»rU-r «if s
that 1 mile. Here goes tor C.um.oiiig.ville
I'm not
Wllh that , iwuaf my wn and a ha , f
Vali+B over lh( . Kal .^ n Wlt „ anü 8lHrV . »•
down the „..„p h ,„. A „ ,
the bottom 1 noticed a man coining to
holM , mo oB A h he came within hear
jn(f dintanoe 1 said:
. <)u , km)w al , aboill u Vm trm .
p^aatag dolnR it j,.|ita,rately.
Vou Hrrmi if vou want u ,
thel
I
at
tl>4
anÿ
or
the
tJ.
I
don't object. In fact I would rather
like it, for I'm dead tired out and
you'll have to take me to town in the
inf
patrol wagon."
"I don't object to vour tres
|)BW ,| ll|f .-- lu , ,*[,[. s-talmly. "1 merely
wanted to know if you knew where
you were going?"
"I'm going to Ctimralngsxille."
"Keally? Then may 1 ask can you U
•wim?"
"Certainly. Why?"
"Well, you'll Aura to. There U no "
bridge within five or six miles, and
you'll have to get across the canal tie
ore you get to CninmiiigsviUe."
"What's the matter with my going
along the bank of the canal till I come
^ a bridge?"
.-Nothing, except that the tow path
[ rt OI1 other side, and to gti along
the lN4Illi | y mi will have to elimb about
u „f f« n ra«. stone of which are
miu | u , 4) | ln , V ent ptfople fmm doing
j llHt whnt you propose. Then there
^ hetlRe8> wh i,-h vou can t
gni over „„j wh lch would
^ , he clothe8 fr))m yollr , MU . k if you
lrM , 0 „„ thruu|fh . '] h at'« ail."
j Mt j„ wn ou green sward and
^ ruuntH |
.. Take mv ail vice and elimb the hiU
It's your only chance."
..y, m do „- t WUIlt a hlred man , do
you? rj nitho| . gUy h)>r ,. the rtml of
my Batllral than \ ry to that
h ,'|, e|| | mnsoUtiOO I would
haTe wol ,| d thal whon , U p
t ,. or1 , , mlRht maaaaore H1)me u f those
road-raakers who induced me to come
d) , wn _'>
The darkest time is l»-fore the dawn,
j u „ t al t(lis u canal boat came
^„„g. 1 shouted U> tho man at the 1
w heel in spite of the restriction there !
j# generally in vogue about speaking
^ ltml individual, and u*kt*d him if ho
colll(j H |,. w hi* craft near enough the I
^ shore for me to get on board, lie did
1 w H||(] | awU(1Jf ray two-ton valise
#m | ^ on ufl) . r
"See here," 1 said, "what will you
c , mrK ,. lo uke me lo Cincinnati?"
"Twenty-flvc conta" was the reply.
.. Ali j aKrBt ,. «I'll make m"v
self comfortable, for I'm very tired."
j --Do," „„jj ii„. man
|
After we Imd gone about a mile he
said:
"That don't include board, you
; know."
1 was nearly asleep, and started up.
"Fünf don't?"
"The twenty-five cent»."
"Oh. all right"
"I think it'» a mighty cheap ride as
it is"
••It's only five cents on the street
car."
"Yea. but you sie» we go to Toledo
first H e won't get to Cincinnati for
Dira« weeks."
"What!!!"
He war kind enough to swing his
boat to tin- shore and let me get off.
The photographic valise weighed three
Mms during Die dreary trump along the
tow.path to Ciiminingsville.—l.uku
Sharp, in Detroit Free Press.
j
ONE CENTURY AGO.
_
wh«*n K»rm«ra Had to l>o without Mow
i / r *' "'**''*
The farmer dtd not have a mower
and reaper then. Although Pliny thk 1
•—.who was born A. U. ». demtrib^ I
4 '" e . ° Pett * > * 111 1 w
»*«11" *»ul it was not until lhe pr,
«nt century lml thrae machlnes oamo
luU ' ,,m '- 1 imy »ay» of the Gaulle |
r *' u !> t ' r "In Iheextensive fields In the
lowlands oft;,ml vans [carts] of large
—• with projecting teeth on theidMt,
are driven on two wheel, through tie j
»Muding grain by an ox yoked lain
reverse position In this manner tile
*xtbike., off and fall into ti e
v " n " The first patent for a raapirg
«"»rhino in England was token out n
- 17ÿy " "Ot until 18« that (a
machine was made by a schiml-mas^r f
numtM j H ,. liry whl ,. h may ha , r .
become the modol of all »ubseqse.t
at ^ ,a )n trlvaiice was vefy
#lm and yp,,,, trlal cut ( ourUBSn
acres of grain a dav. But this Ja
chi|U! al , ltIlUm ,.i v eil j M r. OgL
j j(fli ^ worklnK
-
threatened to kill Mr. Brown, the man
whomadeil. if he penw-verad any ftlr
tin-r in it and it hast,ever been nmlre
Tile oldest known ma«-hine
still in us«- was invonted lu 1826 by if
Bell, a Scotch minister. This re»|k»r
was improved in lMMI. Whether Amer
k-un inventors obtained their id«,a*
Vom th«*»,- foreign machines is n mat
ti-r of disputa- But the reaper Itafl
taken the romance out of the haying
field. Haying-time u*«*i to be ;he
tried"
r
the
.
I
ex
the
was I
i . , , . . .
i plea»«nte*t on th« farm, ami no flight
! mor ' > '"»«"ful than a line of
| m '' n gre**»' » y sw inging
' Seville in the tali grass, iln- mower,
the tedder, the horse-rake and losiler
have mail«- the haying season as prosy
M, hiM'ing [Hitatoes Chicago New«.
j
the
— A wnimtn in New York ha*
In
far
tut
rented au ingenious and unique I
for infant«. It is made o! pure rubber
on strong cloth, and a* folded over a
pretty frame of buinlxio. which can be
Mlargod ns the child grows oilier. I At
the bottom is a hard rubber fauoei. for
Ihe water outlet. One end is furniiihed
w 1th convenient fxiekol* for toilet
article., ami Die oU er end with a
s
not
clothes ami towel bracket. It is raised
sufficient!! from the floor to make it
oooven eut for Die mother to sit lq her
chair while bathing the baby.
»•
THE HABIT OP LYING.
homl< That Ar* Halil a t'rellt ta H»
Thaw Who Toll Thom
ave you ever noticed how general
thel habit of telling falsche ds is uniong »
your act) lutin lances and even with your- red
sell' If not. just set apart one dm to cor
keep track of your own sayings and
those of other*, and if you can not say
at tic end of the day that this world is
msdo up of I ample who habitiedly tell
tl>4 and fatsemaals then it can ta- safely
erred that you have not talked with lor
anÿ body and have been •liant yourself, der
or else that you have grown forgetful
and have not tallied eorreetly. Un not
hold up your hands in holy horror at
this statement, lall read on and tind out
the use ami utilise of untruths False- the
rais, when used in the pro|ier plais-,
are not. as many sup|H>se. tilings to be
marked up against u, in the records by
dich wo shall eventually be judged, l
but on the contrary, according to my
Ideas, will enl tie us to a bright of
siinuv ,|K>t in the great Okla
lijina of the future. What can be
min mdde than the worrls of the
sick man who. although lie feels that
h|is malady is growing worse. in order
tJ. save is friends anxiety dux-lme* that
he is getting iaitte -, and while pains
rack his body declare, that he is rest
ingismifnr ably? What more generous
than the words of the child which will
give up its sweets to another and say
that it does not care for them, while
In reality its mouth in fairly "water
lug' for them? W liai can cause us to
respect a young lady more than to hear
icr tell her parents, shisii ahu knows are
iversed to her attending an o|wrn or
■otne other amusement, that she does
not care to go. thus relieving the pn
rental minds of the idea that possibly
they have caused puin by expressing
their wishes? Or who if more deeerv
iug of u kindness Ilian the man who.
in order to help a fellow-being, will
devote valuable time to his assistance
and then declare that tile act did not
inconvenience him in the least and that
the time heS|ient in doing it was value
less? These are the kinds of false
hiKMls and tlbs that am a credit
to those who tell them. There
un
These are the malformations ol
inf
U
"
1
!
I
are only two other kind# of
truths, and one of those. 1 think, is
the kind which should cause us to
pity, not to blame, the one who tells
them.
truth which the genus "yarn spinner"
get# off, which, although they may be
"whoppers," never harm anybody, and
you generally find that the man whe
get» off yarns of this sort is liarmiesr
and will not tell a falsehood in order U
Injure Ills neighbor. Flint which lias
ruined the reputation* of fibs, false
hoods, untruths and yarns Is the genu
ine "lie." By that word is meant that
which is told by Die scandal-monger,
the sneak, and those who. although
. a ,
they may W the up,man.,.«, and rap
ut.ti.mof honest people, have yet that
OU their tongues which is more dan
gérons than the venom of the vl|a»r.
By nil means encourage Die proiiuction
j of Die harmless but useful till or wtiite
lie, und don t discourage Die man wlio
i» fond of telling yarn», a* he derives »
pleasure from them himself, even if an
outsider does not, un 1 he never harms
but of all tilings avoid a vicious and
deliberate liar. -Chicago Journal
PROGRESS IN JAPAN
|ttclr|»*ii<l«oir«» » Mark*«! l'h#r»rf*rUllr ol
I o «!• |># n «io n «*«.
Japan i» In an especial t»en»« an
American ml»»ion field. Of the twenty
. ,, , , .
•'>«-» an ,n " n u . . JV **
whl, ' , ' »ra laboring in that field twenty
ara American, m-ludmg two « „„ail.,
1 flOcietlea I lie first missions in Japan
I were begun just thirty years ago. Mi,
and the Protestant KoUcod.I
h Dia col^vT IW^Td
| - arrlveil in that country in lH.i'1, and
those of the American Baptist Union
In the following year The« four
churcho» carried on tlioir missionary ,
j work there and it seemed to benot
very encouraging wars without help
until 1 «5«, when the American Board
and the Chural, Missionary .Society of
England sent representatives to join
them. Nine« then other societies have
ct red the field one after another, nine
f Jmving J. . . list since I tust Ihr
Unitarian missioimry went out in 1»*7.
j»*« two year# after the Smiety ol
Friends («rthodox) had sent theli
missionaries. Kurop.-an stKMoti.*
bave been slow to appreciate the
siotiurios of three American church«
—the Pi-esbyleriun, the Keformod
rlMinit uf .Imjl-ui tut a mi?otioii tiolcl. |
They have mi**Ion# in China and
India, but they have left Jupati. foi
i t,, " «inst |mrt, t«i Amerii-a. ttnly oin
I'ontinental society lias a mission in
Japan, begun so rts-eiilly us 1HH.V I'lic
!
English
j Scutch Presbyterians,
1 Baptist«, and three Church of England
societies have missionaries in Japan:
lint uf the 41.1 missionaries laboring in
Jap.n at the closu of IHMS, no fewet
than J8*i were from the Unite,) Stab
and Canada. The number of mission
aru-s in Japan in 1H88 indicate» an in
of WO-for the year, There are
24!t o gunized churches, of which 92
H ''*' !l "'^ UÏ7 partially »«>lf-siip
> of 28; .
. r i.76H
i ii<.
.
«•reuse
2Ù.Ô14
9,69?
I; 2*7 theological slu
i hr
increase «if theological student* was 71.
ami of native ministers 40. 'l in
growth of hospital practice may he in
porting an incro
number* a gain of
sa-hoiars in dav and Iniardiug schools
a gain of
dents and 112 native ministers
a
be
At
64 4-• -
a
ferred from the fact that the number ol
patients increased from 3.884 in 18*7 to
17,27!» Ol I*** The contribution# ol
nativ« Christian« for all purpose* were
increase for one year of
22. 8*8 yen. in Jopendenee U a marked
sharactorMic w' Japanese Christianity
The native Christian* show a iiis|s>s •
Don to help themselves, think lot
them* Ives and to have a church ol
it
Iben- O»-- - N. Y. 'lime»
ZANZIBAR'S AUTOCRAT.
H» I ""a. 1.
» dozen chairs upholstered In gold and
red plush, writes a New York World
cor 1 p onde nt. The Sultiin Imde ns he
seated on Ids right. In one of the
chairs on Ids left sat ids younger
brother heyyid Ad. I'liis young man
looked decidedly unhappy. He wore a
|«-nitenl and lugubrious ex pus* loll.
lor some time he itad lawn living itn
der tin-shadow of Ins my a I brother',
displeasure for Mime reason, lienee the
long face lie wore at court in the pres
once of the notiib es Ataiut every
lasly present wore either a uniform or
the liadilloitul A ah coslumn. A mi
tirssihle rxreptlou. however. was.lalTer
Tarin a son of the celeb iiled merchant
prims- ami millionaire Faria Mepan.
l his widely known man is a Hindi, of
Bombay, and his three hundred |a>unds
of shrewd Hnniiclal eoi|*iro*lty was
enveto|»ed in the snowy garb of Hindi»
stan.
Tins Sultan exchanged the usual
oriental compl menu of the day in Ki
Swahili with • onsnl Pratt, ami askod
alwut my heal h and business through
the medium of Tibibubin-Ynnihi. I,lv
eried menials hrimglit tint t ny cups of
Turkish eoffee teid afterwards glasses
of icy sherbet Savored with the milk
of tiio datTos. or gns-n cocoanut.
now had a lielter chance to look the
Sultan over, lie is a man of about
forty, and stands els foot In his sandals,
He Is well built and prolsthly weighs
two hundred |Mitinds. lie wears a short,
hlm-k Imurii and a rather manger iiuib
tactual. The latter is kept cllp|a*d
very short, ami for a apace nbove the
mouth Is «haven clean off.
The Sultan s expression is rather
proud and aristocratic but aindly and In
telllgent withal. Some have called
him dull; but he Impressed me us n
man who knows a thing or two more
than lie tells to every tswly.
less sensual and blaze than most oust
ern princes, mid Hier« was a merry
twinkle in his eye that suggested a inr
tain sense of humor. The only jewelry
lie wore was a inagulflcent solitaire
diamond ring on the tittle finger of the
Kuro|>eiiii gortsipers in / in
rtottniial kHtl HImr Than
Mnal t-anlani l*r in <'•*«*.
Ai tli« end of the rhnmtiet* wen* half
Ad«l<
you
frtmt
x
F
ty
and
of
the
may
mile
the
the
and.
loss
a
it twinkles and scintill de*. I would
a
I
I
II
look 1
left hand,
zilmr have-It that thlsdiamond is noth
ing but paste; but, judging from the way
much like to buy It at paste rates
insert, Ttisi
CURIOUS ROYAL DECREE.
Worm I«» Rto Urtll With
Arturil iik In Th#lr ( iIiiUhiIIIv.
Nome I mi* of South Au»#»ru , n
there le a »malt iiwect ml led tho pooh*
few, wIiom deatruo ive <|iialitlo*
H4*livo that in tho of one iti|*hl It
will penetmUt tho htmiont wood, or any
Ninillar Niitoxtnm'e. In that «hört |»e
I
e so
ru hI it lut» Ihwii known to |MMitttrat4*.
tliroiiirli Mid Ihnniffh, it bftln of pttimr
|||lt , . ix
. .. liwltir
houMW ,, f „ tf | lllllM „n. clav.'similar |o
U|n , .. , 1V saaUow , t , lllld .
of the
the envi
ing of their nests tint Die oomejen con
tinues IDs for several yards in length.
Tiie natives sometimes iluuh their nests
with tHi*. which is sufficUint to dis|a-r#e
the wlio e swarm for if disturbed tliey
will divide into different societies, and
each will se|Mirutely search for a eu
vonient place in whidi lo form a settle
ment.
»
an
lu (he nreliivMi of Quito there In »
cur lot in royal decree of Carlo» III. re
A number of
ol
«|HM-tinu r thit« Inticct.
an ( . AMei , 0 f ^nn-flinta had been nont to
f,.,* th*. nnriMi*,«« «»f
I anama from r>pam lor me purpose 01
** boin^r forwarded U» Lima; but their non
a-rival at this place caused Die Viceroy
u, ra,»»., his request to the court for
t ho necessary supply.
" U ™b,istor he statod
and that ^e comejen had destroyed the
j„ t he royal magazine.
i Bler being ignorant of what the come
, j en waH . an order was issued under the
i,, yal con.mandmg the Governor
„) |Vntms to upprohend the comejen.
, on the
of ( . rimi „ llo „Jcorn mi,tod; then
t<1 HUI|J llle prisoner and documents.
wlt |, the tie*.ary guard, in custody to
s ln . that j.ig h * be dealt with a
Ihr ( t|le .. hl , criminal ityl
_ N y
ol
the
Tills gave rise
to an investigation, tiie flint» were
t iiwl to Panama, and tiie Governor
-vas ordered to account for them. In
Tiie min
Cannibal, tastes.
Wtif th* Maori* Almn<lon«o| lh* P rar tie«
of Paling Mliltr Mea.
| Thu Mitui in. like every other race it.
and tlieir part of the world, indulged freely
foi in canuilut*:ism in the olden times, al
oin though they long ago abandoned the
in habit The reason for tills pracDi-e ii
I'lic found in the fuel which inaiuuDii*. al
so. throughout most of the Islands ol
Oceanica that tlioir country, until Die
arrival of Eurup«-aii» introduced pigs,
in cuttle ami other domestic animals, pus
*ea*ed no mammals whatever, and thus
made u oat. except that of the human
subject, impossible to attain,
in- Maoris
are unless they were hungry, and chiefly
92 regalml themselves upon enemies who
hail Ih-«-u slain or
Ihe
never at«- tlu-ir friend»
ruptured ill b it
Ue. When tiie whites came among
then they «■<„,.»eil some individuals as an
ex|»-riiiu- D. but very generally atian
slu- liom-d tin» [irai- tire, as finding tlietr
hr flesh too salt t e result, no doubt, ol
71. the use of tills condiment in most forms
in of civilized final the taste of which the
in- Maori could not stand. Most of their
white captives, therefore, were kept as
ol
to slnv-s, and wen- readily given up to
ol any one who would exchange an old
were musket «»• a dozen cartridge* for them.
of Money they did not care for. not know
ing it* use. and regarded sovereign*
useful only to be pioi-ewl ami hung in
• the ears, »«'ing quite willing also to ex
lot change Diese for shillings, as a trifle
ol .arger and regarded as more becouiiuir.
? - Ciitcaoo Journal.
POINTS O» ffTIQUETTfc
n
Ad«l<
Kaajr I» KaiiiaiuInm and tu PrtrMi
Im at* t iiirrgriH'V.
In the mad whirl of the cotillon, tf
"A
you wear ready-made clothing bjuglit the
frtmt an Irn-aponalble dealer, and hear | rum)
x b-z-z-t Hint don't harmonize with the
Ify
wisely
critical
if
river
been
and
that
sound
have
who
tion
in
were
I
F string on the bass tiddln, it is entire
ty correct and projier to not "forward
and hack ' according to tiie commands
of thfl tlgure-cHlIer, but to baez straight
ahead without balking until you reach
the wall, when a pin neatly utilized
may cover your embarrassment ami is»
treat IVople who snicker under such
circumstance* should lie put outside the
mile of good society.
When Invited out to dinner ami you
inadvertently get a huge mouthful of
minee pie that is hot enough to ut< it
the solder off a gas-pi)»-, tangled up In
your epiglottis, do not net ns if you had
the whooping cough, but rise ealtnly
and. with a slighl-of-htind uiovmnont
loss the offending morsel iN-hind the
majolica dog in the corner, in.-antline
patting his liead asihough you thought
him alive. This graceful act never
fails to win the heart of tour host--«.,
who thinks you intend her faithful
friend to |mrlake of the festivities.
Some writer on etiquette,
many years ago. suhl that It was per
fectly proper to eat fried chicken with
the fingers. I have often noticed peo
ple seize on a wing and rip it o|ieii like
they would tear a yard of elothlhg ma
terial off a holt of i-alieo and so the
cracking of tiie crazy Ihiiiii was audible
all over tiie din ng-room. It is true
'lint some fried chickens require heroic
treatment, but when all apprentice in
etiquette tries to jerk the goose-Mesh off
the second joint of a lands XIV. lien
and squirts a streak of gravy into the
eye of his neighbor it does seem that a
new Code regarding the best manner of
shattering the remains of a hard-boiled
fowl should lie introduced.
When the sheriff of the county serves
a nubpu-na on you. it is considered In
good taste to attend his reception with
out further invitation on his part.
Some sticklers on pbHtoiiesa, however,
who «ml that it will prevent their wit
nessing a bal i game, go to tile extreme of
sending around a physician's certificat«
to the effect tlint they are iudis|iose<l
from the inlliience of the sportive ele
ments.
Don't use »nnff If your falsi* teeth are
not strictly adhesive. I once heard id
a ran.- in which tills rule was not ob
when the transgn- snr. in a
I bought less mo. lient nearly knuckod
the eye out of a twenty-five-dollnr King
Charles spaniel.
No one hilt a boor will snore in the
Vnlapuk langong- in a church where»
sermon is lioing del vered in Knglish.
Observant-« of llie harmonies 1« one m
the greatest trails of Die true gentle
man. I'eople who have enlarged Hi»
manesqiie nasal chord* will Is- inter
ested in an invention which a friend of
mine is getting up, which he calls the
■ Mura Snore-Killer.'' It is a phonetic
Arrangement connected with a pillow
sham holder, mid « In-n the air libra
tions are four lines below the clef, to
use a musical term. Hie holder drops
and lilts tiie sleeper across tiie bridge
of the nose. Four caveats and a nutn
lier of legal retainers have already
been «led.
Ihm l I lay practical jokes on a spit»
dog whose tail is done up like the let
ter Ij
When yen order meat from your
butcher don't ever use Die term "iimli
of mutton." II« will think that you
never intend paying for it.
In all cases of doubt about the minor
points of etiquette, a strong bluff on a
weak hand tvll> utmost always win.
K--cheater Union.
a gissl j yet
the
and
the
I
to
A
1
of
in
or
is
Nerved,
n
It
so
|o
.
the
and
»
re
of
to
«»f
01
for
the
the
the
then
to
a
ityl
rise
In
SHOE-STORE TRAGEDY.
Th* Mhm-k Which Kill« «I s I l*rh -f Mail,
VfAr«' Kiperliiiir«.
The shoe emporium wits deserted
All alone tiie clerk stood in the midst
ol a chaos uf unbuttoned shoes and dis
min
arranged slipper*.
For over an hour he had vainly en
deavored to fl, the foot, whims, eye,
|HK-ket-i«Mik and oilier pwuliuritie# of
proud mid aristiK-ratlc Mrs D'Width.
lie was tired out. disgusted witli bus
iness life, and. in fact, life of any sort;
and as he viciously buttoned up Die
dainty specimens of artistic footweu-
and crushed them into the cartoons, he
might have Inieu heard to utter things
in relation to Die proud Mr» D Width's
pvs'uliarlli«» which were considerably
removed from the complimentary, and
would have surprised aiqj shocked Hü
tender of fashion and society could she |
have henni them.
The |K„ir clerk was djscouraged by
IDs failure lo make a sale, lie was
weary of th«*»e effort# of weinen to d«-
cetve even tile pi-Hi-tuaai slue- salesman
as to the size of their feet: and a* Du
door suddenly iqienoJ touduiit a trimly
bui t and prettily dressed little woman,
lie heaved an anxious sigh before he as
sumed IDs hui t«is - line-shoe smile and
steiqied |K>llt«»ly f irward
"I will look at some fine shoes, mm
inon-sense I«««#, low broad heel, high
cut vamp, hand weli«-d sole. Ihiugola
kid. and with buttons, if you please,"
The «-lerk's whole system re«-eiv«*d a
severe sliiM-s at Die unusually succinct
and complete description, which he
was just aliinit to obtain by shrewd
questioning,
sufficiently lo gasp, "What size please?"
"I have lieen wearing,' said Die trim
little woman, "a number tw«»and-n
haif 'B, but I'm sure it is much smaller
i Inin I ought to lie wearing, and 1 think
Fli have this time a three <!, and if
Dial is not large enough, a three-and
a-iialf *1>.' "
The trim little woman uttered a hor
The double shock had
tie«
it.
al
the
ii
al
ol
Die
pigs,
pus
thus
who
Ihe
it
an
atian
tlietr
ol
forms
the
their
as
He recovered, however.
to
old
them.
know
in
ex
trifle
l tied
been too gr- at; the shoe clerk of long
ex|ierienoe lay upon one of the gor
geously upholstered divans, cold and
Ulaie** —Hunk.
cream.
DEFECTS OP HEARING.
AKIicIIrb« That Arm Kv«n M<
Than I »»lor Hltnrii
Pr«v«l«Bl
"A great deal of attention is given by
the Feder.d Government and by rnll
rum) corporations to t he matter of color
htindness in |M-r*on* wlio sect to i|iial
Ify loc Um duties of pilote, engine-* ■*.
hrakenien. etc., and it is attention
wisely liestowed. Hut as yet. Diese same
critical authorities have paid hut little,
if any. attention to the aural dofeota in
river and railway employes. It has
been my i) ut v to study the subject of
defective hearing iu railway emp oyes,
and I have discovered witli amazement
that tliers- are many ears which are pe
culiarly sensitive to certain classes of
sound and |iecilinrly deaf to other
cla—-os," says Hr. Hubert Barclay,
have experimented upon laiiler-inakers,
who could not hear ordinary conversa
tion under such conditions as make it
audible to the ordinary ear, and who
could yet understand the same con
■snlion carried on at the same pitch
in a room w liera one hundred sledges
were elntlerlng u|am iisin boiler sheila.
I have also discolored that liiere are
a
of
In
of
id
a
m
of
to
let
you
a
"I
|s.rsons who can not tiear a locomotive
whistle, except when It l# close by. and
j yet are not #u*,iected of any defect of
the hearing. I remember a case of this
kind which came up in court, where a
farmer *top|s*d and ilsletied for tiie
locomotive whistle before cr-iasing the
railroad track lie failed to hear it,
and on proving that he hud *top|ied his
U-ntti lie secured damages for having
Im-cii run down hy the engine, und yet
the whistle was blown ami the farmer
failed to hoar It. I would n-nimmenil
that tiie same relative tests lie upplte l
to the hearing of persun* who seek em
ploy incut a* railway hands and pilots
that uro applied lo their vision." — SL
Iziills (>lolM»l>emoernt.
SUGAR FROM BEETS.
A «llliups»
Ki
In It« Maniifaatur«.
The washing ol the beet Isa very tm
[Mirtaut operation in the manufactura
of the sugar, for Die roots are tints
freed from mold, small stones and other
kinds of dirt attaching lo them, which
not only saves the machinery employed
in Die actual pr«|Mwation of the heels
from injury, but kcc,m the sugar ulti
mately obtained free from impurity.
With the mere washing of the beets the
sugar manufacturer is not content: they
are therefore freed from those parts
wliielifHi-« poor in saccharine, damaged
or otherwise undesirable, by a machine
call-il a r«-ea«ai.
When cleaned, the beet# are thrown
from tiie wa«h-lmrral into a hopper,
from which tliey pass into an endless
elevator which carries them to the top
lltNir, where they are discharged into a
large hopper. They then |nms into a
cage which will hold one thousand
IMiunds of IhwIh, and, when this weight
is indicated. Die cage empties its load
into Die entier or slieer. Thecage and
tiie indicator enable the factory people
to closely estimate the amount of m v
material u*od eacli day. It is also a
check on every do|iai-tinent. It will
show any error Dial may arise in the
receiving or shipping depart menu.
Tie- slice - is a round Iran shaft, rotat
ing horizontally, and fllteil with stool
knives capable of slicing four hundred
tons of heel* in twenty-four hours. Thu
rota ing knives, which descend upon
the beets, cut thum into thin slice» thus
excising the sugar-celts, which is an
important factor in Die diffusion system.
The lo
a wooden trough about two feet square,
ou Die bottom of which is an endless
belt A- Die sliced beets tail from Die
cutter, the bolt carries them along to
tho diffusion tanka—A. H. Almy. in
Popular Sc.eiice Monthly.
end of the cutter open* into
MONTREAL ESTRANGED.
Th* Hi-niliio, of CsliNita's Commercial
Hrlr-iiwlli lo llur Cutinlrr.
Menlrcal's relation to Dm lake States
and to New England were formerly
mucli more intimate than they are now.
liefere Die telegraph and railroad
brought the farmer's market to his door
the commercial traveler was more
often a buyer than a seller. Montreal
merchant« used lo travel In the lake
States to buy produce more than to
sell; hut ttie.v also sold goods in the
take cities, ami did a large share of the
carrying trail,-. The most of the grain
they brought «eut via Montreal to
Etna))«-, and, on Die other hand, some
of the < hilurio grain crossed the lakes
to American mill, lu New England
Mon.real found a considerable market
for agricultural piaidin-la and for limi
tier If reviproelty existed for any th ng
besides defaulter». Americans were
then ii prominent element in Montre»!.
Several Huston hardware firms founded
branches there; the hotels and inns
were all in the hands of Americans,
in, s- 1 of the jewelry stores and hat stores
also. 'They were prominent In tho
movement to make Hi „-beluga the com
mercial part of tiie city, whereby quiet
water would have given better facil
ities lo shipping, und level land would
have offered »pare for the commerce of
the town. But only two or t h?e, names
of that colony now remain. Tiie
Americans now iu Montreal are not at
tiie head of very important branches of
trade. Tliey do someihing in coal mid
in small manufacture* for the ( anudinu
market, and a few have sunk money in
lumber and in mines -C. II. Farnhatu.
in llar|i«r's Magazine.
— The important discovery has been
made that rats may lie lured inloa tra|i.
when every other bait fails by the use
of sunflower seeds, for which the attu
ning rodent« seem to have a fondness
which entirely overcomes their discra
Dun. The discovery was incidentally
made at the Washington Zoological
Gurxleus and has beau verified hy ra
pe« ted triais —
dis
en
eye,
of
bus
sort;
Die
he
and

she |
by
was
d«-
Du
as
and
mm
a
he
trim
think
if
hor
had
long
gor
and

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