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SATURDAY, AUGUST ( 1912.
THE PIOCHE RECORD 1KB Thi Pioclie Record Published Every Saturday "by PiOCHE RECORD PUBLISHING COMPANY. " Terms of Subscription One year, iu advance One year, if not la advance, si months, in advance, . $2.50 s.ou l.."i0 i months. II not l advance, l.iu Papers scut to foreign countries, at ia5o per year, tor sl "" strictly iu udvanee. Advertising rates ou application. THE LEADING NEWSPAPER Of LINCOLN COUNTY Entered In tile Poatoffle'e at Pioclie. Nev., as Second Class Mail Matter. LEWIS H. SEASON, Editor & Mgr. Why is it that every time you g to Pioche somebody broaches h eomitv scat removal to you? Th- main topic of conversation warn, a Piocboite meeis a CaIlut;Uo ,i "1 hear you fellows are going t ui.ve the county seat." Of cotiw th- T.ply has beeu "Nothing doing Win re did you get that from?" Aui you find that the local gessip fivu Cdiente cr Fiuche has bad a nigln mare and related bouie of the thing! that happened. p.,u ay, Calient;1, it wouldn't b a hud ilea to move that scat of gov ernment down here. What do you t link about it? 'Never thought of it bifore: but now that you have mentioned it, 1 think It is the greatest ever. This cerialtily is the most advkaLle placi f r it. .Most centiai. Big saving in witness and jurors' mileage." "Yis, but the taxpayers are not go ing to stand for another $11)0,000 graf for a court house. The fact Is th are not going to st'.nd for aayiiti W9 taxpayers of this count? are pa inn enough now, without havii g u build another court house. Court houses are nice things to have am Hi. y add illgnby to a town; bin they c'onio high mud are u -dix.io tha: can be got along without." "Yes, partner, but listen here. 1 never asked you fellows to buile any court house hire, have 1? You get the consent of the loglulutt re tc move the county scat, and I will put you up a court bouse that 1ias the present one faded to a li:-;ht brown. Uo you g. t me? And ITi guarantee it won't cost the count) a r. d cent." "1 just had a talk wlili Senator Pace. He isn't in finer or the re moval." "Isn't In favor of moving the lO'in ty seat? Why?" "Because It is going to b. too l'Uc'h of a burden to tiie tux payers of tho county. " "Yes, but we are not going ti bar de:i the county. Ilavn't 1 told yon ' Oh, we.l, if your citizens wbl .;ui. siTibe, say $13,000, to remove th. piraphanalia from Pioclie to lui and build a house to put it In iu Is with you with bjth feet. He will even put his name down for a thousand." "That's the kind of a spit it w ' like to see. "Bill" is with us il everything we do on the square a:u in the open; but none of this huso business with Willie." "Will, Calieute, If you will prom ise us that it lsu't going to cost- us anything we're with you, stroii.;." "Put her here on that. I've got $10,000 subscribed already and havn'i seen any of the big men of the mwi. yet at all. Suuie of them wanton me to take their money; but I had tc. refuse as 1 was afraid that If I started that 1 wouldn't have a place big enough to store it. And if this thing fell through, I would liavi to give it ail back again. As "Hill' Pace says, 'Just let them subse-ribi the amount they are willing to give and if the people ef the county don't want Calieute as their county s'at. y.'U enn tear up the paper." Calieute Pre spec tor. MEXICAN KILLED NEAR IVOAPA BY A SECTION FOREMAN Special Corresponednce MOAPA, Nev., Aug. 1 A Mon' - c: sction hand was shot and i. . :.: !' killed by his foreman o i t -Muddy valley branch icur lure to day. The foreman, who was arivsw au i taKcti to l.as ogas uuclarts ih:u th act was committed in self de fense. Her Preference. "You girls are beyond me," said tin father, as ho tied the ribbon of hi tin lighter's shoe. "Why don't you wear 1. nl toned Ehoes that won't come aulas toned, instead of the -e ennf minder! (hings that are untied half the time?' "Recause, papa," said illailys sweet ly, "I'd rather have a bow than get th' nook. "'--Harper's Weekly EXCURSION to all CALIFORNIA I Beach Resorts i Low raie tickets on sale j At CAI.IEiNTK and PlOCItt! ! ' Daily May 1st to September SOtta. I Long Beach, Cutaliua. SanDlego, I Venice, Ocean Paik. 1 See your Assent tur Information !T. C. PECK, S. P. A. J. H. MANDERFIELD, ! G. P. A., Los Angeles A. G. P. A., Salt Lake PICTURES IN THE CAPITOL deed's Caustic Comment on His Por tratt In the House Galle y. Among the unist intcic-diiir le-nlures of the e-npilnl at Washington Hie ihe numerous nt in t i 1 1 ot departed elates men and eveuts ot iiiipnitaiici' in our n.it M 1 1 ; 1 1 History. In tin- wide gallery Hack of the house ot ivpie.-eiualiveti are portraits ot the various speakers if the house. The likeness id caelr speaker is hung in this hull ol lame upon his retirement from ollice. The portrait of every Kpenkei enn lie found Ihet'e. with Pol one exception The missing face is Unit ol .V;thanie .Macon of North CnrnPiin. mm mis 'pinker from Isiil to isn, l,- i '.v:is a modest, unassuming man ot iinple manners, attired nlwins in the marse homespun of tin "lav. nilliotii'li iiu exceptionally able olfioinl. h-u" nf horses iiml rattle, he elite c.l He nedigree of his own lil.mtloil --lock in Ills futility Bible. .Uaemi nevi 'nr his ii''tiire AlttimiLiti evei ins been mailt In dbcover a if til 111. the rtrtlivll has lieell 1 vail. A service of barely live niii he speaker's chair won lor on -paoe ou Itie w-all of this -iclniyler Colfax. Kfieaker ot tli I p.KI-ll 1 eii..''l intn i -'it without i.ili.'fv. house. was elected vice presiilent in il too't ihe oath of otliee on the -Itli of March. ISI'iP On the morniiiu nl Hi it rtnv t'olfax resigned the speakership, and 1 heodore M. Poiueroy ot New York ns elected speaker for the remaining 'i'v minutes of the session. The picture of I'liinmix II Heed was aaliiteii during the last vear ot hi" 'enn of office. When it was shown to 'lim he looked at it closely lie no Iced Ihe protruding lips. Ihe timid -omplexion. the henvy. llnlibj cheeks unl massive neck. His eyelids partly rinsed anil his 'ountennnce grew cold. Slow tv anil vith his Inliuilalile Orawl Ii com nted: 'I hope that my dearest enemy is 'iitistied now." I'lien' with an expression nf Ironv on Ins countenance he nirin d anil left Ihe I'.OIll. Of the many portraits from life In he cnpltol ihe most valuable N one ol ' he Hllliert Smart pictures ol Wa-h j loitoii. There are two portraits ol i i aliington by Smart One nt ihes,. ; -'liuiri poriralls ol Washington cost t he J nvernnielil .". K Wl This Js tlie mosl ; vienshe portrait in tliei-apiini How ver wittier pictures In the lanidini; lave heen inliniteiv more e.pens'e 'ot iustanee. tlie lrreat "Itaitie til Lake t'lie." at ihe turn of the senate sialr ase, slitiwini; Commedore P'iri teav on: his tlaeshli at the height ot the luiltle. nut xrtn.oon These pii-lllres in the capltol are fie. inetilly denned, resiorefl anil rt-fi-.-inieil I'nr this pnipnse the pii-ttires ire removed Ironi their Iranies. Civnt lads ot blnliini; paper are pt rt mil on Ihe surface prepared for the opera 'ion These liloiting paiN aie ilnu horoughly snaked with oil The pie ore Is laid Willi its back on the pads 'vhlle weights am placed on Its face The oil Is slowly ii Usurped bv the pie fine, ami 'he colors gradually lingtueti ap I'hi 'am Tribune. A Different Thing "I think this hat makes me look ten years younger, don't you?" "Yes My husband said to me yes terdny. 'When your friend takes her hat off she looks ten years older.'" Pllegeude Itlsiller The Cause. "1 don't look well hi a steamer cap" "Few people do You see It Is a sort of handv cup "- Rn 111 more American C! U-2iiRFUL.NF.SS. Cul'ivatr a cheerful disposition. II a person determine early in lile thai a clieeriul disposition is worth liavmti and strives lo obtain it and does so thftt person is a success in a line sense of ihe word. 0! course comparatively (evv men and worn n ever slop lo think about success in this lorm. but il llicv will acquire Ihe hubil I will puar.intee a larger measure ol sahslaction than tb!y may have mel with belore. Leigh Mitchell IWgr-s. , UiUUJ.iiiHlllllilUiilili ana TOURIST PULLMAN ! A Ha.!-Stcrm cf Lead 1 lie Et-fVL-TVj Vif-Mr Loading RcpetUnj 9.16 Ko. 70 ttQooti 1 ; c!i'j:s f.-jt, tatli c:;r.!i ls C3 it comrs out of th tnapazliic: ar..l fj.e i .to thf: chamber thaw 1 iiii;it!y UlT'TC 'ot:i evn, You lu't bavt to tbii'!: whether til rifle la loaded cr not yuui.i.. Guaffinffci tj the it.v.t acrarttt .U CaliliLf Ue t-.i". U .'la in the world. ( M;uia i:i tvio :.t .!,, One tiki .23hoR ciririilt-c 1'iilv, '1 tic other ukca any tint ot Itrce ctrt' J; ti lifli't, .21 Lmiij au-4 ,i 5 hof. K:i!f, L it lliM irtIirt aicufjt; is oh a tuinrd Ly u.;t.; ,n Long K1H0 Cannae jj only. ; If -otir d.rt;l.T fcasn't It we will icn'l e. prcj ptcpiuj - receipt of f -t ft tee JtJ.uo, Poinb for ibA Sharpshooter, lif.ui.r anu v Trapjhooter. IVrlMi-jw I r ;t vs v h 't kind ol thc-.'Mj o.i lis it ' ' t i u .r tcil iuanil iv; v;.l ii:is n l.;vr rr fi-'vics with 1 y v.'I'j p-'intcra u : '.a Hunter r.- 1 51utr,)'.ho.ti;r. Wc v.-i '. five yo r' -u i"-.; t j .'.vprrt liinanihip .'.. '1 . a-.-: on! iv.l:c .1 u better ! t .ti. :. v-'i .".'vy :.r.. L .t w il cut &oi:. ycu; ;.iitr.ii:iiu;uii bu.s well I STCVr.NS st'il-a 81 1 Oi.'L CO, i,:.'r. -. ru.v ' :' L . ccislon ";. V..SS. OUR JOB DEPART MENT. Up-to-date Quality Right Prices Right What else is needed? i S-i TKCk-KIAOK, l';i',r ' s t it -i 1 i - . I .!. : 1 : - ! . I M "t:iE P1IT .T! ; -.1 :! '; '.' ' .1 ,.t .. t. t pi j.-t-.--iiiiw. p,...s ifiMirt;:-. 1 fb vr:i in .. i r ,-r. n : : ..y EJ O l HOW TO OrlT.MrC u 1 f B V L pJ4-Vrr, 9, w ii utf'A w. i m. :i. v.- im P. t ..! I tnti'M v .ii'1 I'ilnv v.tli .ii.'.i' e.tT,. .: Lit V its 8S 9 Jt'.i PATUBt tAWYCRil, ?03 Seven;!; 'Ar.allinutnii. 0. (' CIparinn tha Hoitso. "The house is Hiiro!" cried the tenor "The nudlenre imist be dismissed a quickly as possible." "All ri'iht." reiilicd the niHt's.wr "Sav roihing alout ll.e fire. Co out and sing." " TEHHIFIED THE SHAH. The Persian Monarch Suddenly Los! All Interest In Radium. Radium, most iiiynteiUius ot the new mysteries In inmloin sc ience, is so lit lie fa miliar to iiiisclentilic meu that Ihe panic of Ihe oriental potentate de scribed In a re. eut book by M. Niivier I 'aui I. a I'reiuli deiective. Is e.isli tin derstood ' Once while Iu I'arls the shah ot Persia. .Muzaftar eel din. expressed n wish to know somel liiua ol Piotessoi (.'urie'i fiiiuous discovery. M. Pauii made the necessary nrriiugemeiils Complete diirlitiess it of course neeiled If radium is to reveal Itself in Hit its brilliancy. Wltb endless trouble Ptiolt persuaded the uiiinureh to descend into one ol Ihe hotel cellars (hut had been iirrangeil for the purpose Hot nt len .'lli his majesty, with nil Ids suit, proceeded to the underground apartment, i'rulessor t'urie ctoscil the door, switched nil the elei tl lc lit lit and uncovered Ins nici-Iiiicii nt milium Suddenly a shout of terror hi t ween tile ronr of h bull mid Hie tn of a timo being murdered rauu nut mid was echoed by ti buiitlreil others. "Amid general excitement and 'nu sternuliua." ivrhes l. I'aoil, "we Hung ourselves iipuu the electric switches and turned on Ihe lights "Then we beheld a strange spectacle. Iu the midst of Hie prostrate Persians, with bis arms around the neck or the grand vizici ami his mum! pupils ili h'led to their very rliim siund the shah, shouting at the top nl ii is. voice In Persian: ' Vnnie away! Conic M'.vay V "The switching mi nt the iic.111 calm ei! Ills mad terrnl as it by uiagli'. Ileal u.iiig tin- disappoint ineiii anil ctia'.u'iti lie bad ciiiisimI M Curie, the -!i a tried lo enuilii lisale llim by Hie olTe'' ot n decoration Put the austere '.mil ot si ieuee." concludes Paoli. "thoeuht til to (le hue il ' NAILED THE VVF1CN3 P;AM. The Reporter Didn't Get an Interview, but Did Get a Story. The lale Itepreseirtatli e Itiricbani ol Philadelphia, n hu was toi main. years Hie "lalhel ot Ihe House. sei veil III Ciitll'ess with Ihe lull' lielieni: Mevel. who fur years repi esented a New Or i 'cans district ill the house. -I he I wo cnerals. one u S'aukee, the nthet a 'oiil'eilerale. ivi-re tint nni.i good irieuels, hut liore a HtroiiL' reseinlilitiu'e in each oilier. ea; h being short. licsly lo iking, nalilly dressed aial hnvlng n pink Paid head One d.lj tlie col 't'espnu Ici.l of it Philadelphia paper ivh.i eaiieit nwav fioui Wiisliingtun and It-It a I'.niiiiiiore man lo do his work The siiitstitute received a telegniin from Philiclelphhi to interview (ienerhl llliigli.iin ou ivhnr congress would do with a hill, then pending, vitally affecting I lie Pull ii tli I p 111 i mint lliirninu t hroiiuh statuary hail, tlie "sub.' who wu neiN lo Washington ran luio ileneial Motet. Ihe l.ouisi ana slate-on. in was a little 1,-Touchy and when asked loi an linen lew about the Philadelphia mini exploiletl. The reporter Iusisied "I don't care n about the Phils'. delphhi mint. I tell you!" Oiouled Oetiernl Meyer and toie himse.l nwny The story the correspondent sent to Philadelphia that nmlit sizzled ami the Phihidi'lplihi paper Ihe next iiiorniuii oil Ihe'l'lMllI pai'e heraltled to the world how pi'olanely iiiditfeieiii to the I ' 1 1 i 1 1 1 el i 1 1 1 1 1 u mini (leiieral Piiiiiliain i' :is II took Itliiuhain a in h to spill re tlilllselt Willi Ins I'liuslitllellts - New York World. Two of Them Ills cuiiipiiiilniis licul oit-i 'him with pitiful earnestness ami stai.tl beseech Ingly Into tits waxen liiiii it'. Again eaiuetlte ttilllei of Iheeye'hl- but Un til. ic his will masiei'eiV appioaelilng death. Ills dps weakly sin'ivgleil l execute his last I'niuinaiids. ami Un friends bent closet to heai ihe follow t (in whisper: "I am goiie': es er - I know (Jo to Milly. fen hci er -I dual with tier name ou my- lip-: Hint I er have loved her hei alone cr a'wnys Ami I'.essle tell er -lell lies sie Ihe saine iblng"- l.niidon 1 eie i.'Tnph Tb.t Twin Cities. The looilsi was for Hie lirst time viewing the P'luamaii city ot Colon and the American cpy of Cristobal sil Mm; side bv side at the At la nth end ot the canal: "What is It they call (he Ainerlcnn city?" he iisked "Cflsloblll " "That is ton bud'' he Said "It s 1 1, mi kl he Colon ami Setuieolou." -SI l.ollls Post Ilispnli-D. A Wk "lejoinder. "Our landlady was gnlli) of an un conscious bit ot liiiumi today " "Whal was It?" "One ot the boni-ilei-s asked for n pniieli. and she saitl she never served strum: drinks, but ln unuiil give him some colTee." Kallliiiore Aiiierieau They're All Ooing It. If you boil It down mull it Is good and thick yon will II nil thai PS 7 pel cent ol human energy Is dedicated file interesting Job of people trying to gel each other's money or chattels -Hoiimoii I'ost. A Brigli! Office Scy Culler Is the hiss hi'; OlhVe Hoy- No. sir: lie s 1.0:10 "in Caller Will he lie hack tiftor dinner? Oil! -e Itnv Vft: that's wit. if lies none otn fur lutlLre. All one' life Is mit'lc If one touches the notes aright ami iu tune. SHAKESPEARE AS AN ACTOR. He Evidently Was Not a Player of Any Great Power. ' It whs probably iu 1 51)3 that Snal-p-spenre lirst appeared as Adam and as the elder Knowell. and it was probably In Itiirj thai be lirst personated the ghost, being I lieu thii ty-eighi years old. says llriiniler Matthews in the N'ollh American Itovtew. He was to remain on the stage ten or twelve years longer, but there Is Ito reason to suppose that the parts he played In '.liter life were any more Important. We do uot know what characters lie undertook In Ihe plays which he wrote lifter "Hamlet." nor do we know what parts be assumed in the ninny pieces by other authors wlili-h made up the repertory of Ihe .otnpaiiy Thai he cotitintieil lo ad we need not doubt Por Instance, he was nue of the per formers In lien .lonson's "Selanus.' probably produced in I ' 01 liui.'t lint file absvnee of specilic liifnruia linu on this pi.'iiil is evidence thai In did . uot Impress himself upon bis s on leniporurles us an actor of power. As Lewes declined, "The mere fact thai wo hear nothing of his ipia lilies as a,, actor Implies that there was nolhili al'iive the line, nothing memorable to be spoken of." The parts which we be ll.ve tli in to have played did not "do uund or admit various excellencies." Shakespeare may have had lofty his tiiouic ambitious, but probably be win not allowed to gratify his longings, am' i.( rlainly we'have no tradition m- him thai lie ever failed in what he 'hi tempted hi the theater. Perhaps we lire Justified in believing that he had gone on the stage merely as the ensles1 uiivtis of immediately earning- his lit lug. that he did not greatly care for acting Mild that he was sntlslied to as some Ihe responsible but subordinate parts for which he w as best lit led THE ORDINARY MAN. Same of the Snags He Struck In Hij Journey Through Life. The ordinary man walked Into a flor bt's shop and. pointing to 11 beautiful lloiverliig lilant. asked lis price. "Tlmt Iiuodeclinttiii florhitum?" risk ed the tlorist us nearly as the ordinary man understood him "It is worth a dollar-" lie dropped Iu at his physician's of II re and requested that gentleman tc tell what was the matter wish dim "Oil. you've Just got 11 slight tti'lti! fistntlou of Nasopharyngeal comlilotii merits." the doctor said, or words to that apparent effect. The ordinary man slopped to look at 1111 automobile, and Ihe agent said: "You see. Ihe dil'feienliul is set at n tangent to the nssluillator, and that Icings the oblolil parnllellng chute in diametric connection with the. swivel lug trunnion." 11s nearly as the ordi tt.iry man caught the remark. The ordinary mini consulted his law 1 cr. "We will appeal In have the decision re' ersed." declared the attorney, "ot' Ihe grounds of lex jiullcaiiiui Hon con tcialre posse coinilatus " At least thin is what Ihe oriliuary man irathered. So be becanu' so lievvi.ii.'ted over the nay things are told lo oieiiuary people that Ite was careless when he crossed the street and was run down by an ail t'linolille In-big i!enioiisir:ited by I tit nueiit a ml . a picked up iiml earned into the do oil's ntlue and called lite lawyer In make his will, ami Inter the II nist got an ordet And. to pursue him still further, they carved ou his moiiiiiueiit. Iteipilese'iil iu Pace "-Chicago Peisi. Standard of Persian Beauty. "Great elite is taken. thai Ihe Porslno ulrl shall conform to the recogul.ei standard nf beauty, whieli requires he to have a cypress wuist. 11 full moon lace, gazelle eyes and eyebrows that meet." says u traveler "ller eyes brow s iiml ln.ii- must be black as iilglu her lips, cheeks and gums ns red 11 blood, her skin and teeth as white as iiluioiids 11111I her bat k. limbs and tin gers long If these conditions are nat orally absent they are supplied us far as possible by art- Persian wemen are always painted, their eyes darkened with khol and their Angers stained with heuua." Chicago News. Cannon Ball Trees. One of the most remarkable plants In the world is the e'liiuion ball tree, to be found In lirltlsti iliilann l ite nut urnl height ot the tree reaches to eighty or a buudivd feet or even tail er The fruit is a hiird globular cap sale, seven inches or more in diameter containing mifliliers of Hal. circular seeds rather larger than a dime It resembles 11 thirty two pound shot. Is brown In color and very rough That Loaded Revolver, "And you dldii'l know It was loaded': "No. Judge. I swear I didn't " "Hut before pointing It at the' de reused, why did vou uot look lute, tbe barrel to see whether or 1101 It wn loaded V"", -"Why. Judge, that would have been fool thing to do! It might have exiilort ed mid killed me"-Houston Post. Drew a Crowd. "1 onee woke up. If not to find my self famous, at least to find myself tracting considerable intention " "How was thai?" "I hud fallen asleep on ti hotel yp rnndu with my month wide oiwi.' Washington Herald Naturally Bell Cholly told me last night that I was the hos of his after years and the chance of a lifetime. IHdle -Ion'?. What hpsned. after thai? Belle Why. he very naturally embraced lb opportunity - Philadelphia Record A POET'S GUARDIAN. Paludan-Muller'e Fierce Little Wde Kept Him Secluded. The famous poet of Denmark. I'nlii ilan-Muller, was closely guarded Iu his later years by an eccentric wile, gieni- bis senior. Of her pteKisteroiis jrlilliy, writes Edmund (iosse In "Two isits to lloliniurU," stories were ev- ywhere curreut Iu Copenhagen. She kept him as inudi us she possibly mild from all intercourse with the outer world During a visit to Copeii hagen the host of Mr. Ciosse decided 10 Incite the poet to dine, and his daughter mid guest were sent ou a mission to invite hitti. If we could secure him for 0 night ronvenienl to him. writes Mr. (Iosse. II that was brightest ami Is-st In Co penliagen was to lie constrained lo come too Hut fortune was against us If we had found hi in alone It is possi ble that success might have crowned our efforts. When we arrived Willi our dinner Invitation on our lips we were dumped by lielng told the poet bad gone out fur 11 walk, but that Mrs. aludan-.M tiller would receive us. 1 he fierce little lady, iu fact, closed our re treat by iH'eping round the edge of the door lilnl coiiiinaliding us tu enter. Miss Aline I'og. overwhelmed by the event, lost her presence of mind and blurted nut the Invitation, which it would have heen wiser to suppress The answer eniiie Ht once: "Impossi ble, my dear lady, impossible! I eoulil not sanctiuu It. Mr. Pallida 11 M tiller Is weak: he Is good millired; lie Is only too ready to go Into society It Is my privilege to prevent it. I say tiiihn: You are too delicate, my dear. 10 mix with others. You must positively con sider your health ' " Miss l og feebly asked whether the I met might not himself tie npimiled to. m il old ft iends; so small a party: so -ally 1111 r.ottr!' The lady was ipilte ibilurate. however. ' "I could not trust him with your message. He Is so weak, so good 11a tilled. His place Is t home with me. I. do not wish to line abroad Why should be?" MONSTER ICEBERGS. One Five Miles In Length Grounded at Cape Race In 1S34. The first glimpse of Icebergs Is likely 10 bring disappointment to one who lias feasted his Imagination umn descriptions of their ponderous bulk ind liiipeTiiirhahic demon nor. The glls- leiilii" white, miirble like blocks dot line the blue expanse lo the horizon seem loo si, mil 10 be guilty ot the (lis- islet's etiah'cd against them They do not seem eaptibie ol causing the ship wrecks ami suffering that lie at ihe bottom ol Hie universal homage paid them by the mariner As one approaches them I hey gain It) grandeur and Impresslveiiess They inge from no lo 3(10 teet In height. ind oue that rose above Ihe water 10 in elevation of K3H feet has been re iiidi'd They vary in length and breadth, bergs n tulle long anil n qtinr cr to ii half mile wide being not un i.mtnon. It Is reported (bat one w hich .ins live miles In length run agroiiml 11 ISS-t on Cape Knee, mid persons from 'be headlands ot St. John's saw one !.i-oe miles Iu length puss Unit mllit 11 IM!W One nearly live miles long was seen oft the const ot Labrador In IPo.V and In April. IN!r observers in the tieiglilsirhiHid of Notre Onine bnv. in the iioi'theasi roast ot Newtoiuid i.iud. saw- one which Is said 10 have been nine miles long mid more Ilia 11 half a mile In width and ,(Ki feet high V similar one Is reported to have been I assed1 by the steamer I'ortin off Cape l o; o New 'nuiidlatid. five years Inter 1 iirloils characteristics are seen -otiiellnies when approaching an ce liere in ll.e iieiulibnliiiiKl ol Ihe gulf -tteani Ii n il! be In aided with Icicles ."oriaed fnon the dripping nl the lllon--tot itself, and occasionally 11 cataract will Ih seen pnni'iug tmui Its crest nto the sea. the source of which Is a -mall lake tornieil on Ihe top by ihe -mi's rays ami fug -New York I'ritv nue ' Only Made It Worse. Harry was taken out to dinner for the lirst time III Ins life. His mother kept him at her siiie ttecause his mm h er Is a wise woman. Hut lie notiil tike n perfect little gentleman until Hie dessert course Then Ills mot ller found nccaslou to reprove mm. "Hurry," she eschiinied In such n loud whisper Hint everybody nl the table iiinid hear it, "what 110 yap iiietin oy wiping your spoon nu your qnp kin? You never do Hint IlKlloiue." "No. ni'ii'inui," answered Harry In an" even toiider whisper. "Hut ut home we always gtV clean spoons "Cleve mud Plain Dealer, The Alexandrite. , Pon't think that your knowledge of wonder gems Is complete till you have seen In all Its beniity nil alexandrite, green by day and red by night And such 11 green-ollre bronze, with 11 m tent suggestion that red Is there: green wheu held In the sunlight: In H darkened mom with artlllchil light a ruby where the emerald was a mo ment liefore u tunny wlue red ut ex quisite tone Quite Satisfactory An old colored harher Is responstble for this gem: When asked it he favored the abolition of eupltHl pun ishment he replied: "No. snh. I don't. Cnpftnl punishment wnsgond enougu fo' my fo'fnthers." nn- it's good enoiign fo' me."-Boston Transcript Shut. "Willie, didn't I Ml yon to shot that Shinier?" said Mrs. Hoggs. "The shutter's shut." replied Willie. Und I can't shut It any shutter." Cincinnati Euquirer