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lib . im VJ-J-'.;1 :J ;J j IJ IIX ;!;.;!; j -vrx7 i isi ; 1 t :i ii it 2 "' 5 ii ! i t ! I 1 .' VOL. XXVII.- LIBERTY, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1892. 1- 4 IteSouTiiEKN Herald PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING. TEBM: SVBSCSIPTIOS. One year, ia advance. M S:x months. . ?j tDVERTISEMEXTM. One square, first insertion..., ft 0 One square, each subsequent inser tion....... 50 Quarterly, half yearly and yearly ad vertisements contracted for at lower rates."" Professional eirds not exceeding tea lines for one year, $10. Announcing eand atei for State or IHstict offices, 15: or County offices, , 1 10; for Supervisor districts, S, ia ad-, tance. Marriage and deaths published as news. CARDS-PROFESSIONAL, Etc GEO. F. WEBB, Attorney at Law, Offleeiu the Butler Building, Liberty, Amite County, Miss. 11-9-90 D. C BRAMLETT, faj ul Cs.ii.ir ii liw, WOODVILLE, MISS. Will practice ia all the CourU of Amite and ad joining counties, and in tht Supreme Court at Jackson. 1-81. theo. Mcknight, Attorney at Law, SUMMIT, MISS. Will practice in all the Courts of Pike and adjoining counties, and in the Supreme and Federal Courts at Jackson. J. R. GALTNEY, Attorney at Law, ' LIBERTY, MISS. All business confided to his care will receive prompt attention. E. H. RATCLIFF, Attorney at Law, GLOSTER, MISS. Will practice in all the Courts of Amite and adjoining counties and in th Supremo Court at Jackson. J 2-90. J. B. WEBB, Attorney at Law, GLOSTER, MIS9. Will practioe In all the courts of Amite and adjoining counties, and la the Su preme Court at Jackson. W. E. GILL, Attorney -at -Lav, LIBERTY, MISS. Will practice In all the courts of Amite and adjoining counties, and la the Supremo Court at Jackson. n Bitty, 8t. Louis, Missouri. If. B. MCDOWELL, : : Agent, Amite County, Miss. HOTEL - A nrlLivery Stable, LIBERTY, MISS. Tbe undersigned begs to announce it at ho is now prepared to receive bccrders and entertain the traveling public. Fare the best the market af fords. Ho Is also prepared to meet the wanta of the public in the way of foed Ing, stabling and grooming stock which nay be entrusted to his care. Charges seasonable. Give me a trial T1T0MA.3 WARISa. liberty, Sept, IS, Vft TH13 PAPER 13 ON FILE in CHICAGO Ml HEW YORK -r ihi omen or -, 4, Oi Won Kwwiiw Ci A ERAKEMAN'S PERILS. Eia Ufa Is One of Danger and Discomfort. ft ii. It a Happy, Care-Free Individual, Tf he Dee Not Keens to H Perils aad Hardships His leeeTl- ' Die Lot. Perhaos hundreds of DeoDle have no from the supports crossing the tracks which are used to warn the brakemen on top of the ears that a bridge is a lit tle further on, and give them a chance to duck their heads out of danger. ; Of all those who have seen these and considered the idea a good one how many have given a thought to the dan ger, the pleasure and the changing in cidents of a typical railroad man's life? By the typical man is not meant the one whose nrbane presence adorns too business offices of the company, or the one with whom yon conic in contact when in a city station, or in looking after the shipping of your baggage, but the man who "runs on the road" is the type that is in every sense a railroad man. On most railroads the freight train men engineers, conductors, brakemen and firemen are the roost numerous and prominent class, as the number of freight trains is much larger than that of passenger trains. Among this great throng the brake men form the majority, as there are two or more on every train, while there is but one of the other classes. As the ranks of the passenger train servico are usually recruited from the freight train men, it follows that the freight brakeman stamps his individuality on all the circles through which he moves, as promotion carries him forward. A brakeman has his wits sharpened by peculiar experiences, ami though ha may not possess any intellectual train ing worthy of the name, still his contact with the world in tho calling he has chosen tends to develop qualities that ore elevating to the individual, if he chooses to make them so. With no intercourse with the public, they still learn very quickly what is j the right thing in the right place, and a promoted brakeman does not need much training to enablo him to bear himself with grace in his dealings with lady passengers and irascible old gen tlemen. Tho brakeman proper is a slangy In dividual, but his slang is so expressive that tho correct mode of expression is entirely forgotten in tha new and ap propriate lore. For Instance, to him a gravel train is a "dust express," and the pump for compressing air for the power brake becomes a "wjnd jammer" in his vernacular. Tho disagreeable features of a freight brakeman's life are principally thoso dependent upon the weather. A man would have but little cause for com plaint if in winter he could perform his duties in southern California and in summer rido through the picturesquo northern sections of this side of the con tinent IIo would, however, even if permit ted his choico In this direction, have to encounter that noble army of trumps that abound north, south, east and west, and which in many cases proves a positive danger. In tho milder cli mates these gentlemen of leisure will persist in riding in or on the cars, and it is the trainman's duty to act according to instructions and keep them off. This is no easy matter when a gang armed with pistols takes possession of the train and dictates where they shall bo carried Ono or two specimens armed with heavy sticks are quite enough to tackle, and it Is a matter of no little moment when it comes to per suading them that their room Is pre ferred to their company. The hardships of cold and stormy weather are most serious, both because of the test of endurance involyed and the extra difficulty in handling the train. Tho Westinghouse automatic air brake, though in use on all passenger trains, is only used on certain lines for freight trains, as it was necessary to adapt nod cheapen it in order to make it available on long trains of freight cars. Braking by hand is still tho rule, and unless ascending a grade or going very slowly the brakeman must bo In his place on top of the car, for as a rule there are not mora than four then on one train, and each must be at his post as they dash down grade, or with high speed tear across some level stretch. ready at a moment to apply the brakes on the great mass of from five hundred to one thousand tons that must be made to come under their control. In descending steep grades only the most constant and skillful care prevents the train from rushing nt breakneck speed to the foot of the incline or to a curve where it would be precipitated over an embankment and crushed to pieces. It requires a wonderful nicety of judgment, this braking by band, for before all the cars have crossed the summit the forward part of tho train has gained in velocity and will thus by its weight exert a terrific pull on those cars still crawling up the bill. If one of the couplings chances to be weak It breaks, and in many cases away rushes the engine and the forward portion, while the center, left without a brakeman, comes tearing down the grade, dragging the rear cars with it The engineer then has the choice of slackening np and allowing the unman ageable cars to collide violently with bis portion, or to increase speed and run the risk of overtaking a train ahead of him. 1 - To avoid this breaking in- two the brakeman mast be wide-awake and see that the brakes fre tightened before the speed even begins to elude control. Imagine when this has all been done that it is discovered that, some of the brakes have been set too tightly. Tho friction" heats the wheels and the brake most be released, and , soma on ' other , cars -applied instead- j Itdos "not matter. Jf the wlnd J blowing gale of the thermometer hat fallen many degrees below zero. These detail) mus, be attended to lo tucfe weather as well as under more favora ble circumstances. , Think of standing on top of one of those moving care, with rain and sleet falling on the face and bands, the brake coated with Ice and the roof as slippery a glass. Add to this the danger of step ping from one ear to another over a gap of twenty-seven to thirty inches on a' dark night when the ears are con stantly moving np and down on thejr springs or swaying from one side, to the other every few seconds. This stepping or jumping across is something absolutely appalling in its dangerous features when the roofs are so slippery that even walking on them is attended with the greatest possible risk. A high wind often compels the brakemen to crawl from ono car to an other in order to avoid being blown ofl. As enviable as tliclr lot appears in summer, when we see the long trains gliding in and out among the hills, bounded! on ono side by a charming prospect of river and meadow land, and on the other by the cool, green trees that nestle at the foot of some grand old mountain, they endure even then the many discomforts unknown to the watcher from the piazza of some summer hotcL In dashing through some shaded val-J ley they may be drenched to the skin by a sudden shower, and within half an hour, perhaps, the ascent of a few hun dred feet brings the train Into an at mosphere a few degrees below the freezing point, so that, with the aid of tho wind fanned by tho speed of the train, the clothes are very soon frozen stiff. Bushels of cinders fly through the air, but, strange as it may appear, the men become accustomed to these In bulk, where one would cause a world of dis comfort. Another feature, often Involving suf fering and danger, is "going back to flag." When a train Is unexpectedly stopped on the road ' the brakeman at the rear end must Immediately take his red flag or lantern and go back half a mile or so and give the stop signal to the engineer of any train that might be following. In clear weather and on a level stretch this order is frequently disre garded, and lazy fellows will, at the risk of their lives, even neglect to do it on dark and stormy nights though In mist cases the men are faithful and will go out and stand for a long time in a severe snowstorm liable to freeze to death from the merciless cold. Perhaps it is tho very fact that they are con stantly surrounded by danger to life and limb that these trainmen become careloss and foolhardy, and do the most reckless things with no thought of con sequences. Coupling accidents, however, are practically unavoidable, because though tho necessary manipulations can bo mado without going between tho cars or placing the hands in a danger ous position most of the men prefer to run the risk in order to facilitate mat ters. According to tho regulations of most roads the operation must bo per formed with the aid of a stick, but dis regarding this order, partly to save time or perhaps because they fear the ridicule that would bo called forth by their lack of skill in this direction, the average brakeman prefers to use his fingers. lie must lift tho link and hold it hori zontally until the end enters the open Ing, and then withdraw his hand before the heavy drawbars co.ne to gether. A delay of a quarter of a sec ond would crush the hand or finger as under a trip-hammer. Tho number of trainmen with wound' ed hands that may be seen in every largo freight yard is sad evidence of tho fact that this delay often occurs. But assuming that this part of the opera tion is accomplished in safety, there Is still the. possibility of being crushed bodily. 1 Cars are built with projecting tim bers on their ends at or near tho center for the purpose of keeping tho main body of the cars ten or twelve Inches apart, but cars of different makes fre quently meet in such a way that the projections on one lap pass those on another and the space which should be maintained for the safety of the man is missing. If in the hurry of his work or the darkness of the night the man fails to note these peculiarities he is crushed without a moment's warning, the pon derous vehicles coming together on his helpless body with the force of many tons. A constant danger In coupling and uncoupling is the liability to catch the feet in angles In the track. This is peculiarly the case when the uncoupling must be done while tbe train is in motion, The hazardous work and tho perils described are those to which only the brakemen are liable; but all trainmen lead lives more or less filled with danger, for no matter what posi tion they occupy there is ever the pos sibility of a collision, a landslide or a hundred other conditions that menace their lives that the man or woman who re ds this dreams not of. If it does nothing more than make ns appreciate our own homes and the free dom from personal danger in our seem ingly monotonous pursuits, then the telling of the incidents in tho everyday life of a brakeman has accomplished much. But to the kind-hearted and unselfish men and women who for the first time have realized the dangers to those lives running parallel with theirs, yet so en tirely distinct there will come a rush of sympathy for the men whose work compels them to brave the fury of the elements, while we are housed safe and warm before a fire, the material for which has through the efforts of some brakeman been brought to our doors. Philadelphia Times. A clergyman In Minneapolis was lately called upon - to officiate at a wedding. After the service was per formed tlio happy groom called him to one sida arid 'asked "What his charger were. 7 he minister replied that be was not' In. the habit of making a Charge. "Well," replied the groom; "I . will call and See you .later." The hap . py groom called the next week and ' presented the reverend gentlemac with ft dozen sticks of chewing gum. HARD TO "SHAKE." The w Beporterl Eiaerleae a M Amatear Detective. 1 lie waa a new man in the newspaper business and he was rather proud of. his reportorial badge a star. It was quite a large one, and he would have liked to have worn it on hi coat had there been anv excuse for It . ?, lie was going home about midnight when he saw a man loitering about an alley in the rear of a handsome resi dence. The man seemed half drank and anxious to keep out of the way, and the reporter thought he had ran across an item. He went around the block, got in the shadow of a building, and kept watch of the man nntil the fellow no tired it and came over to him. "See here, young feller," he said, "I'll smash you!" "What are you hanging around here for at this time of night?" returned the reporter boldly. "What's that to you?" exclaimed the man. "I'll just about break you up in pieces! I don't allow no man to shad ow me! Understand?" The reporter was seized with an in spiration as the man started for him, and as he backed away he threw open his coat and displayed his star. "Oho! a fly-cop!" said the man. "Well, that's different I never goes agin the law. If you thinks you have any case agin me just take me in." "Come on!" said the new reporter. and the two started, each one eyeing the other closely for fear of some unex poeted move. "1 don't mind walkin' to the station with you," said the man at last, '"eept that I'll have to walk all the way back when they find that there ain't nothin' agin me except that I was sort of work- in' off a jug that I had early in the evening." "Never you mind about your jag,' said the reporter. "Just you come along with me. "(), I'm a-comin'," replied the man. But the reporter was troubled. It be gan to dawn on him that he really had no charge to make against the man, and that the man would be mad and might make trouble when he found that the reporter was not an otlicer. "What'll yon do if I let you go?" he finally asked. "We're 'most there," returned the man, "an' might as well go on. The walk is soberln' me up great, so's I can face the old woman. "Were you trying to get in condition to go home?" asked the reporter. "Sure." "Well, you'd better go." "0, I'm gettin' a bit chilly," explained the man, "an' I'd sort o' like to thaw out by the station fire first" "Say! won't you go home?" said the reporter appeahngly. "What for?" asked the man. "It's only a block more, and I kin show that I'm all right. Come on! It's a good chance for you to get in out of the cold for awhile yourself. "Won't you please go home?" pleaded the reporter. The man stopped. "See here, young feller, who are you?" he asked. The reporter surrendeced and told him. "Oho!" said the man. "Then you ain't a fly-cop. Well, young feller, I fines you ono round of drinks for foolin me, and then wo 11 .walk back. The fine was paid, and now the re. porter wouldn't display his star to savo himself from being brained with a club. Chicago Tribune. A LEAP-YEAR MAIDEN. Her Kshv ami llnliies.l.lke Mode of Froretlnre. When an old" gentleman saw her com Ing into the office he smiled, for she was petite and plump and fair to the eye. "Is this Mr. Harry Heathley's father?" she inquired, addressing him. "It is, miss," responded the old gent, rising and offering her a chair with a bow. "Then I came to see you, sir, about your son, sho said simply. "My son?" and the father looked dis turbed. "Yes, sir: your son Harry. It is con cerning a matter in which I am person ally interested. "What," glowered the father, "has that young rascal been" "I beg you pardon," she interrupted, "Harry is all right I love him and he loves me. and I have asked him to be my husband. He has agreed to it, and now I am here to get your consent to our union. Do I get it?" and her tone had the ring of determination around it It was fifteen minutes before Harry's father recovered consciousness, but when he did he kissed the leap year damsel and she went away rejoicing. Detroit Free Press. Lost Interest In the Case. She liked the story ond she didn't hes itate to say so. In fact, she told her friend, who had been married a year or more, that it was "just lovely" one of the most interesting stories she had ever read. The married friend was mildly Inter ested, and asked what kind of a story it was. "One of the most perfectly beautiful dialect stories you ever read," was the reply. "Did you ever read any dialect stories? "Yes," replied the friend sadly, "but not for a year or two, I used to enjoy reading them." "Don't you now?" , , , "No; I've lost all interest in them. have them in real life anyway." "In real life! Where?" "In the kitchen, my dear. You don't understand, because you don't keep house." Chicago Tribune. ' ' Frivolous Firemen. " "These firemen seem to be a frivolous set," said Mrs. Yorick, reading the pa per. . , '"Why do you say that?" asked her husband "Well, it says here that after they had the fire under control they played on the ruins all night I should have thought, as grown-np men, they'd bete ter have gone homo, and gone to bed," Peiuorcbi. HE WENT ANYWAY. j TIM ImpecBBloa. laear Ma W Ileal te An sergearlee. He had gTvvrj tired of creasing his dress-suit trousers, by placing them be tween the mattresses of his bed. The last time he did so he had not folded them accurately, to that when he put them on (he following evening the crease ran diagonally across the legs, giving to them anything but a "dressy" appearance. It now became his un pleasant duty to take his trousers to the tailor, to whom he owed a considerable sum already, to have them pressed and creased. On the following day there came to the Impecunious young man a long-coveted invitation to an evening reception. Of course he had no money. A series of humiliating experiences had taught him that his tailor was an incon siderate person. In fact, there was no doubt that the tailor would be Capable of demanding not only his pay for creasing the trousers, but also the whole sum which was due to him. -The Im pecunious young man nerved himself for the encounter, which was a short and sad one. A happy Idea struck him. Only a block away from his room there was a dyeing establishment and steam laun dry, the comely young proprietress of which had on several memorable occa sions done him a good turn. lie ran up to his room and unearthed a pair of last year's tennis trousers., lie held them up to the light and, saw a number of grass stains which made them unfit for further use. It would be easy to have them dyed black, however, and perhaps in the subdued lamplight they would look like broadcloth. At all events they would answer the purpose for once. The attractive creatute who presides at the cashier's window was sure that some new calamity had visited itself upon the Impecunious Young Man when she saw him enter the doorway, wear ing his most persuasive smile and carry ing under his arm a small package. She consented, however, to dye the trousers a most respectable black, on credit, when the Impecunious Young Man told her his story with a slight modification to the effect that he had lent his trous ers to a friend who had gone out of town. On the following day the official weather forecast was "Colder, with strong winds." The weather people were right this time and when a young man walked home that evening the bot tom of the thermometer had dropped out, the wind was blowing a gale and life seemed a strange chance, but the young man was happy for he was the Impecuious Young Man who knew no such word as fail. N. Y. Tribune. Fancies In Handkerchiefs. A new spring importation is "the lily of the valley hondkerchief." The center is a square of white crepe de Chine, with a border of delicate green crepe, and the edge of the handkerchief Is outlined with embroidered lilies of the valley. It should be as fragrant as the flowers themselves. Fine linen handkerchiefs with narrow henv stitched borders, have the initial, which is embroidered in the corner much smaller than the old. Handkerchiefs of sheer linen have borders of delicate colored bow-knots. More expensive handkerchiefs of tinted mousslnine de sole will have a swarm of butterfles for the border. A dainty creation In the handkerchief line is baby-blue crepe with a deep border of embroidered for- get-me-knots, each tiny flower being outlined with a silver thread. Hand' kerchiefs of various colored crepes have deep borders of black lace or black in sertion, combined with a ruffle of the crepe. To be at all in fashion the handkerchief must blend in color with the gown worn. Chicago Tribune, Spring Itllllotuness. The spring billiousness, of which so many complain, and which leads to the swallowing of so many bottles of "liv er regulators" and "stomach bitters,' is usually due to a bad diet The con' sequences of the winter's feasting are felt more plainly In the Rpringtlrae, as the weather becomes less invigorating and less tonic It is a good thing to have a change of diet at this season. Rich, ' stimulating and greasy food should be specially avoided, and it will be well to eat little or no meat for a time. Instead, eat freely of fresh veg etables and fruits as they come Into market, and drink plenty of hot water an hour before meal time. Then you can afford to "throw physic to the dogs." When the system has to stand not only a bad diet but a deluge of bad medicines, no wonder that there is a "Btrike" somewhere. From a lecture by Dr. J. II. Kellogg, of the Battle Creek sanitarium. Spring Ornaments. A dainty ornament within the reach of everyone just now, and especially restful and charming to a lover of na ture, particularly so to an invalid, is a vase holding good-sized twigs of trees, which, the vase being filled with water and placed in a sunny window the wa ter added to as It evaporates, but not changed will be a source of continual pleasure as the buds swell and burst, the leaves develop, and the blossoms of the species appear. Sprays of fruit trees cherry, pear or apple are espe cially satisfactory; the red tassels will in time appear on the branch of maple, and the pussy willow put forth its little gray catkins. A branch of Norway pine or other evergreen with a resinous odor, placed in a vase of water, will dif fuse a pleasant fragrance. These little bits of the real spring, brought into the house, have a wonderfully humanizing and cheering influence. Demorest Plenty of Them. Custojner-I want to put my money in gilt-edged stocks lor Investment 1 Broker Well, there are plenty, of guilt-edged stocks in the market N. Y. Weekly. , To On With It Clerk "Anvthino else with this dress shirt, sir? Wither- by "Yes, put in a dozen collar buttons. Clother and t Ornislicr. ' " "-,. Big The Roman soldier must have been! very well drilled.., iBug1-Why? Big Because they had augur for chap lains. yal Record, IN THE ELECTRICAL WORLD A recently designed incandesced electric lamp supported by springs is in tended for use in carriages and other vehicles. Current is to be supplied from a storage battery carried under the seat or in any convenient place. It Is interesting to note, in connec tion with recent experiments in high potential discharges of great frequency made by Thomson and Tesla, where the use of oil as an insulator has proved so efficient that the employment of oil aa an Insulator i not patentable, and is, therefore, free to everybody. It is stated that the Omnibna St Tramway Co., of Rome, July, has re cently made experiments with an ac cumulator car fitted with motors, bat teries, etc., supplied by the Oerlikon engineering works. W hen hilly charged the cells are said to be capable of yield ing energy to propel the car 93 miles, so that it is only necessary to recharge every alternate day. A large flour mill is now being erected in St Paul, Minn., which will be operated entirely by electricity, the power for generating the current being furnished by the water in the falla of the Mississippi. If the experiment proves to be aa successful as anticipated, all the larger mills of St Paul and Min neapolis will hereafter use electricity as a motive power. An electrical workman of Berlin was recently poisoned in a very peculiar manner, which it will be well for clee tsicians to note. In testing his cells, to see if current was flowing, he was in the habit of putting the two ends of the wires in his mouth, and the soluble salts of copper produced eventually caused his death. The galvanometer is now substituted in that workshop for this rough and ready test which evi dently is more dangerous than moat persons would believe. Llectrical World. One of the best evidences of progre In the development of electric railways. says the Electrical Review, ia the fact that very few trolley roads have been reported the past winter as beieg de layed by Bnow storms. Although the number of electric railways in opera tion is greater than ever before, delays are fewer, and service is better than at any previous time. This is due not only to the apparatus itself, but to the excel lent management whih now obtains in every electrical railway company in the country. -The Edco storage battery system on the 0 street line in Washington, D. C has been in operation for some time, and the service is said to be proving very satisfactory. The company has re cently Increased the number of these cars to six. These are doing regular duty, and are watched with more than ordinary interest ' While the expense of running the system has not been made known, the question of its mechanical and electrical feasibility Is gradually be ing proved, and if this form of electric power is found to be a mechanical suc cess, it is only fair to infer that means will be found to make it a commercial one. It Is reported that for some time past tho engineers of the Wisconsin Central, the Illinois Central and the Boston & Maine roads have made thor ough investigations into all the recently patented appliances for electric power and traction, and that orders have been given which mean practically the intro duction of electric power for tho sub urban traffic of all these roads. The Wisconsin Central, a road leased by the Northern Pacific, will be the first to test the system for its passenger traffic to suburban points out of Chicago, and very likely it will be applied to the en tire distance between Chicago and Mil waukee. As now planned, the idea Is to make that distance of about 90 miles in one hour or less. LONG AND SHORT OF IT. A Word In Defense of the Tall and Stately Alaltlen. The small girl may be more easily kissed, it is true, but most men prefer a little difficulty in the getting of these same kisses, and there are one or two tall girls around who agree that size doesn't make much difference any way if the other conditions are all right "The unexpectedly tiny hand" is the hand of the tall girl. You don't look for anything else on the pretty mite, but when the tall girl lets you get peep at her feet, and you havo to give your uttermost attention to realize that she has any, it is ever so much nicer than you funded, isn't it? Doesn't man like to feel that he hn tempted girl a little beyond her nature? Of course. Now, if the small beauty cries and pouts for any and everybody, isn't It more of a triumph to bring tears, smiles and pouts to the face of Miss Stateliness? A man likes to feel big, of course, but metaphorically, not physically, anybody can get the better of a tiny scrap of humanity, but if a man can bring Juno to tears or smiles or bhiBhes at a word don' you suppose he "feels himself for at least a week? He does. Don t yon, my tall sisters, let yourselves be persuaded to the contrary. If a man wants to kiss a girl he will do it if she be five feet tall or six. If he wants, to pet and love her, and she i willing, a few inches more or less won' make any difference, and a small man if he can make a tall girl love him and bend to his kisses, will not change places with the biggest giant who ever gathered up a mite of humanity in his arms and called her the prettiest pet names masculine lips ever uttered or femininity ever remembered and wooed herself with. And, furthermore, don' the poets know best which sty le of wom an is dearest toman?' Dont you re member who spoke of " daughter of the gods, divinely tall?" and again what came hut "her stature tall, I hate dumpy ' woman." Don't i worry, tall girls. There may be a few people who love your tiny sisters, but there will be plenty of men, big and little, to adore you and make you value every inch of your: stature from , now tin tne time when "the sun grows cold and the stars are old, and the leaves of the 'judgment book unfold." Jf, V. Press, - V. LSLfUL AJ i . an! A, -- ..., about in-t;i.r4 c. I - e,ut.'v of tnrt 4 - 5 door, stir tiiTo"-'i'.y ' r, ! ; steamed. t!:l is a t-'y t. ton lUi.vt To serve cyilr-rt oa t'j" ' -. clean the she'.' tk..r-"- '. a carefully, and '. i i " ' oynt-r a!'u're u;,n mi - .',( ranging them ia a e n e i t side of the plate, v. uu a p . of ' a ia the center. Beeswax and sa't w '. r -' e Tour rusty flat-iron as clean and sm.,.th glass. Tie a lump of wax in a mg sad keep it tor -that pdrpoc..- IVhea the iron are hot, rub them first with tha wax rag, then scour them with paper or cloth sprinkled with salt- Small dose of sulphate of mif- nefia takes internally . are etu-m of that state of the system which favors and permits the growth of warts. Three grain doses of Epsom salts nwnitnj? and evening have cured aeverul children troubled with warty growths. Veal Olive. Rub the desired nm- ker of veal eutlrta with the betn yolks of one or more eggs, seMt with pep per and salt spread over with force meat, roll thera np, tie each "end and across the middle and cook them In boiling fat When brown cover them with stock or gravy flavored with Wor cestershire or any eaa.y fancied, pep- per and salt to taste. N. Y. W orid. Hashed Wild Duck. Cut the re mains of wild duck into Joints, and put them ia a atewpan with a pint of good brown gravy, two taMcwpoonfuls of bread crumbs, pepper, salt and mixed spice to taste, a tablespoonfiil of lemon juice, and small glass of diluted cur rant jelly. Let them get gradually hot on top of the stove, stirring occasional ly, and when on the point of boiling, dish the duck on slice of toast and pour the sauce over it Serve very hot Housekeeper. Manchester Pudding. Boil three- quarters of a pint of new milk with a quarter of a pound of castor snvar, a little vanilla essence and a pinch of nutmeg. Pour the boiling milk on four well-beaten eggs. . Stir in half a pound of bread crumb, a quarter of a pound of currants, a quarter of a pound of sultanas and a little finely shred citron peel. Melt three ounces of butter and add it to the mixture. Butter a pie dish thickly. Pour in the mixture and bake in a moderate oven. When pold turn out Springfield Republican. To Choose Mushrooms. Tbe great- est care ia requisite in the choice of mushrooms, a the death of many per son has been occasioned by carelessly using the poisonous kinds. The eat able ones first appear very small, and of a round form, on a little stalk. They grow very fast, and the upper part and stalk are white. As the size Increase tho under part gradually opens and shows a frlngy fur of a very fine salmon color, which continues more or less till the mushroom has gained size and turns to a dark brown. These marks should be attended to, and likewise whether the skin can be easily parted from the edge and center. Those that have white or yellow fur should be carefully avoided, though many of thera have the same odor (but not so strong) aa the right sort. Boston Herald. . CHINESE LAUNDRYMEN. The Carlos Fartlulitjr Certain Person ' Have for Certain Callings. ' Why is it that Chinamen take to laun dries much as the proverbial duck takes to water? Why is it, also, that Greeks and Italians take so naturally to fruit stands, or Jews to the peddler's basket, or Arabs to the retailing of statuary, or rather, not to belittle art, to images? This curious predilection for certain callings is a characteristic that has been observed so often by people In general that they have ceased to wonder at it, if they ever wondered at alL Every one knows that this partiality c.i.-.ts, but few have paused long enough to reason it out And it Is a fact that per fectly natural causes are responsible for the matter. This is the land of the free. Every body from every where comes here. This is the place to get rich, and so we get the very poorest the most wretched of the native of Italy, China, Greece, Russia, Arabia and other countries. These come here poor, uneducated, un skilled. In most case they come pur suant to encouraging reports from friends already here. John Chinaman comes and hi objective point is his friend's honse. With the exception of the Pacific coast John is restricted in his commercial intercourse with the white native to the laundry. This ha been handed down a a legacy by the ingenious Chinaman who first started the business here. John's friends equip him it does not take much to start a basement business and he is launched on a commercial career. In a short timo he is able to inform friends in the old country that this Is the wealth-seeker's paradise, and when they come he help give them the easiest and cheapest start to open a laundry. But Uncle Sam ha stopped all this now. What is true of the CIiir.auui Is true of the Greek.' Sonie pioneer compatriot once began the selling of fruit and found it successful. His friends, when they came, followed in his footateps, and so every Greek and Italian who can do nothing else and has little or no csp ital, if started with his little stand. The profits are enormous, too. ' The Arabs have a curious partiality for Image peddling. Lately a few have taken, to peddling candy, but the great bulk travel around with a board con taining chalk figures covered with paint Enterprising Arabians have even open ed an establishment where thry supply all newly arrived countrymen with an outfit gratis, to be paid for when the peddler has had a good start. Many such ef.tablishir.nnt In. re heen in existence for years for the benefit of the Jewish immigrants. The Jewish immiRTant virtually has a pack or bas ket thrust upon him when he arrives, and as this is an easy way to start in trade, the chance is usually taken. inn some oi these peiktlrra ann-Mf there is no question; that some i tlieia make comparative lorluucn is ulso Una, Chicago i'ribuna.