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PLYMOUTH, INDIANA. PENGUIN BABIES QUEER. They Cause Their Parents No laid of Trouble. You 'will notice that the penguin baby Is very fat and looks as if ho might b. extremely good for rating, but if you could see father and mother penguin just now you would liud them uncom monly thin. Tho care of the baby Las eo worn upon their minds, and tho trouble of finding enough fish for three to cat, that all .superfluous flesh, for the time has vanished. liaby penguin has a curious nest. The mother tucks tho eg; away softly nnd safely amou;' her warm feathers and even moves slowly and with great gravity over the cliffs, carrying the egg. while father penguin goes lis.hing.Moth cr penguin looks as fat during this timi tis the baby does now, but when the egg is hatched she goes fishing too, and soon grows as thin as father penguin himself. You notice the funny little wings, just beginning to start on baby's Shoulders. Well, mother and father penguin have longer ones, but they are 8ti!l more like tins than wings. Nearly all the time is spent in the water and tins are more useful to them than wings; when on laud these little half wings are used as legs, and the birds are- often mistaken for quadrupeds as they run over the ground. They do not eeem to be troubled with insomnia. When asleep they can be kicked several feet and never even wake up. There is a variety called the jackass penguin, from its habit of throwing back its head and making a loud, ht range noise that sounds like the bray ing of that animal. The king penguins have regular towns, where every inch of ground is measured off in squares for nests. The young birds are arrang ed in a certain locality, the molting birds in another, and tho clean birds quite apart, from all these. So strictly ii re they all divided that if a molting bird should accidentally stray near the clean birds it would be instantly put out. In the Falkland Islands and in Pata ponia these birds abound. They are also very numerous in certain islands -of the Southern Pacific Ocean. On some of them 0,000 or -IfUwO are con stantly landing or going to tea. Voting Idea. How Two Thieves Were Caught. In August last a thief entered the house of Mr. '. W. Kemble, New Itochelle, X. Y., took a large amount of silverware, and made his escape with out awakening any one. Doubtless lie felicitated himself upon having made ft. "good haul." Hut he "reckoned with out his host." Mr. Kemble Is an artist, and by means of his professional skill, applied in a manner which no reader Is likely to anticipate, the burglar was discovered and brought to justice. "When Mr. Kemble rose the next morning, he noticed the print of a bare !oot on the piazza, and on going through the house found that it had been rob bed. Forthwith ho made a careful sketch of tho burglar's footprint. Cop ies of the picture were sent to all the Iolice stations in the county and in New York City, together with a descrip tion of the stolen property. A man amed Itannon was by and by caught trying to pawn the silverware In a New York pawnshop, and was ar rested, lie denied all knowledge of the burglary, and told some plausible story about the manner in which the silver had come into his possession; but when the police took off his shoe and stock ing, and compared his foot with the drawing of the robber's footprint, the case was clear, and the man confessed. Two months after the burglary he was sentenced to Sing Sing prison for four teen years. This was not the first time that Mr. Komble's pencil had served the ends of justice. Two years ago his sleeping .room was entered by a burglar, who at the point of a revolver obliged the artist to give up a gold watch and a roll of bills. When the villain had gone, Mr. Kem ble drew a portrait of him from mem ory, and as a result ho was soon cap tured, lie, too, is in Sing Sing, and hereafter burglars are likely to "light fchy" of Mr. Kemble's dwelling. A Tino Kemittcd. Hear both sides before rendering a verdict. Such is the lesson of a pleas ant story related by the Washington Star concerning a former police justice of that city. The late Judge Snell was fond of croquet, ami when not busy -with his official lutios was often found, 'Aith mallet in hand, engaged In his favorite game. One morning a boy was brought before him, charged with playing ball in the street. The police man who had made the arrest swore that ho had caught the b y in the act "Fine the boy .1," said the Judge. "This ball playing on the street must be stopped." The hoy's fattier was present, and suggested to the Judge that he would like to question the policeman a, Iitt'j: before the line was Imposed, so Judge Knell ordered the policeman into the witness box again. After a. little close questioning, the otlicer linally admitted that the boys were playing ball in a vacant lot, and this boy had knocke! the ball out into the street. "Make that line J?' Mr. Clerk," paid Judge Snell; "the ease is not quite so bad as 1 thought it was." "ltut, your Honor," said the boy's father, "not long ago up on l'Jth street, I saw a game of croquet la which a high court otliclal was engaged, and I saw that otliclal spitefully knock his opponent's ball clear across the street, and " "Take off that other $2. Mr. Clerk; I dou't believe this boy was doing, wrou, after all." And the Judge lay back !a his chair and laughed heartily as ho remembered what a whack he gave his opponent's ball in the game referred to. I'ncountcr in a Tree-Top. Ignorance and a .cdrc to please h!s employer got a (Jennan farm-hand in New York State into serious difficulty not long ago, according to a dispatch to the New York Sun. His name Is Herman Ozzero. He has been only a short time in America, so that his ig norance of American animals is noth ing to his discredit, though it turned out so great a disadvantage. He was In the corn-lield, at work by himself, when he heard a noise in a ma pie-tree overhead, and looking up, descried what he thought was tho most beauti ful striped cat he had ever seen. It must belong to his employer. On zero thought. No doubt it had strayed away from tho house. lie would catch it, and so do Ids new master a favor. So thinking, he took off his shoes and started up the tree. Half-way up he stopped ami turned his eyes upward. There sat the animal, its strange, pretty eyes fastened upon him. He noticed that its tail was beating the limb with a quick, nervous motion, but somehow he attached no particular importance to that circumstance. Finally, after much labor, Ozzero readied a large branch from which he could reach the eat, and fixing himself in a good position, he stretched out his hand. lint he drew it back in a hurry, terribly lacerated by the creature's sharp teeth. Now the man began to feel fright ened. The animal's eyes were like balls of lire. It was no pet, but a savage beat well aide to defend itself, to say tin least. Still Ozzero did not wish to back out. and making ready, he struck the beast a terrific blow in the face with his list. The next instant the infuriated crea ture was upon him, and in a few sec onds, which seemed to him an age, al most rvery stitch of clothing was torn from his body by the long, sharp claws of his antagonist. Ozzero was growing weak, but he kept on pounding the beast, and linally a lucky blow between the eyes knocked it loose, and it fell to the ground. How the man himself got down he does not know. Some hours after ward he was found lying unconscious under the tree. In the doctor's ofliee, the dispatch says, he "looked as if he had been run through a thrashing ma chine." The coon, which was killed shortly after, weighed almost sixty pounds. Heaver Families. Ties of kindred seem to have little force among animals, wild or domestic, after the young are capable of looking out for themselves, but beavers are said to 1. an exception to the rule. With them the family instinct remains throughout life. A lady who lived in Colorado more than twenty years ago. at a time when all the streams in the mountains Avere full of beavers, gives her observations on this very point. Two families of beavers took posses sion of the Fountain Creek, close to Manitou, and in a fortnight had felled most of the largest trees. These were eottonwoods, some of them two feet in thickness. We were watching the beavers with pride and delight as one of the ornaments of the valley. When the upper dam was finished, its makers came down and helped those at the lower one, who were slower at their work. The two companies must have been cousins, I suppose, for unless they are kinsfolk, beavers never help one another. Serious Occasion. The undertaker In a New England town was requested, not long ago, to send to the house of one of the summer residents a small colli n in which the children of the family were to bury a pet cat. The light pine box was given to a darky boy, employed by the undertaker, to carry to its destination. lie took it carefully under his arm, and walked slowly down the village street, with a sense of the importance of the occasion plainly to be seen on his small black face. On his way he had to pass a group of children, one of whom called out to him: "Say, '(Justus, what are you carry ing under your arm V" "Don interrup' me, chillun," said the youthful Augustus, turning a reproach fid gaze on the speaker and his com panions; "don' you see I's a funeral";" Slight Mistake. , Ethel had formed the very unbecom ing habit of saying "Il'mV" when she did not quite understand, and her aunt had been teaching her to say 'Ieg pardon" instead. The following day she was overheard talking with some of her little play mates. "My auntie says you mustn't say 'H'm,' " she explained. "You must say 'Making powder.' "Youth's Compan ion. Chinese Iturglais. The Chinese burglar takes an Ingre dient of his own, burns it ami blows the smoke through the keyhole of the bedroom where the master of the house Is asleep. Tho fumes dull the senses of the victim just enough to make him helpless, while at the same time per muting him to see and hoar every thing that goes on In the room. The only aididote against this charm is pure water. An Angling Fish. The angler lish angles for his prey. From the upper part of his head pro ject two long tentacles, with lleshy ex tremities, which wave about in the water and attract small lish, that, ap proaching and attempting to seize the small bait, are themselves captured by the angler. When a man and wife talk to each other, have you ever noticed the erl- ous expressions on their faces? HOW TO TAKE A CITY. ABIMELECH A RASCAL, BUT KNEW HOW TO FIGHT. licv. Dr. Talmags Shows IIow (Jod Sometimes Drive-, a Straight Nail with a Door Hammer The ltesicucd City of Sheehcm. The Dessen. In his senium for Sunday Lev. lr. Tab mage t'k for his subject "The Pow r -' Example." The text selected va s .1 ii. 1 ires ix.. -I: "And Abiuieleeh took an :t. in his hand and cut down a bough from the trees and tool; it and laid it on his shoul der g:il said unto the people that were with him. What ye have seen me do make hast ;;n,! do as I have done. And ail the people likewise cut down eveiy man his bough." Abinielech is a name malodorous in liiblo history and yet full of profitable sug gestion. Dnoys are black and mi -onicly, but they tell where the recks arc. The make's rattle is hideous, bat it gives time ly warning. From the pia..u of niy muii iner home, night by night. I saw a light house tifiecn miles away. nt placed there for adornment, but to tell mariners to stand off from that dangerous p. int. S all tin inmb mud coar of moral danger 1 is maikel with Mul and Herod and It h -boam and .Icelnd and A hiuielech. T!ee bad people are mentioned in the Hilde im; only as warnings, but because there were sometimes (l.ishes of good conduct in their lives worthy of imitation. öd sometimes drives a very straight nail with a very poor hammer. Taking; a City. The it y of Sheehem had to be taken nnd Abinielech and his men were to do it. 1 see the dut tolling up l'mm their ex cited march. I hear the shouting of the captains and the yell of the besiegers. The swords clack sharply on the parrying shield, and the vociferation of two armies iu death grapple is horrible to hear. The batile goes uu day. and as the sun is setting Abinielech ami his army cry. Sur render'; to tin heahn foe. and. unable long r to resist, the city of Shcehcni falls. a:nd there are p..os of blood and dissevered limbs, and glazed eyes, looking up beg ghig'.y for mercy that war never shows, ami dying soldiers, with their head on the lap of mother or wife or sister, who have come out fr the last offices f kindness and affection, and a groan rolls across the city, stopping not. because there is m spot for it to rest, so full is the place of other groans. A city wounded! A city dying! A city dead! Wail for Sheehem. all ye who know the horrors of a sacked town. A I look over the city 1 an find only one building standing, and that is th" temple of the god P.crith. Some soldiers outside of the city in a tower, finding that they can no longer defend Shcchcin, now begin to look out for ttieir own personal safety, and they lly to this temple of lteritli. They go within the door, shut it, and they say, "Now we are safe. Abiaie loeh has taken the winde city, but lie can not take this temple of lteritli. Here we shall be under the protection of the gods." ) lteritli, the god. do your best now for these refugees! I f you have eyes, pity them; if you have hands, help them; if you have thunderlolts. strike for them. But how shall Abinielech and his army take this temple of lteritli and the men who are there fortified? Will they do it with sword? Nay! Will they do it wi'h spear? Nay! With battering ram. rolled up by hundred armed strength, crashing against the walls? Nay! Abinielech marches bis men to a wood in Zalnion. With his ax he hews off a limb of a tree and puts that limb upon his own shoulder, and then he says to his men, You do the t.ame." They are obedient to their commander. There is a struggle as to who shall have axes. The whole wood is full of bending boughs', and the crackling, and the hack ing, and the cutting, until every one of the host has a limb of a tree cut down, and not only that, but has put it on his shoulder just as Abinielech showed him how. Are these men all armed with tho tree branch? The reply conies, "All armed!" And they march on. Oh. what a strange army, with that strange equip ment! They come up to the foot of the temple at lteritli. and Abinielech takes his limb of a tree and throws it down, and the first platoon of soldiers come up. ami they throw down their bra uehes, and the second platoon, and the third, until all around about the temple of lteritli there is a pile of tree branches. The Shechoir.it rs look out from the window of the temple uiMin what seems to them childish play on the part of their enemies, ltut soon the flints are struck, and the spark begins to kindle the brush, and the llame comes up all through the pile, and the red elements leap to the casement, and the woodwork begins to blaze, and one arm of llame is thrown up on the right side of the temple, and another arm of llame is thrown up on the left side of the temple, until they clasp their lurid palms under the wild night sky, and the cry of "Fire!" within and "Fire!" without announces the terror, and the strangulation, and the doom of the ShocheniiW s. and the complete over throw of the temple of the god lteritli. Then there went up a shout, long and loud, from the stout lungs ami swarthy chests of Abinu lei h and his men as they stood amid tin ashes and the dust crying, "Victory, victory!" The TuctiCH Used. Now I learn first from this subject the folly of depending upon any one form of tactics in anything we have to do for this world or for (Iod. Iook over the weaionry of olden times javelins, battleaxes, hab ergeonsand show nn a single weapon with which Abinielech amMiis men could have gained such complete triumph. It is no easy thing to take a temple thus arm ed. 1 have seen a house where, during Kcvolutionary times, a man and his wife kept back a whole regiment hour after hour because they were inside the house ami the assaulting; soldiers were outside the house. Vet here A hi llielech find his army come up, they surround this temple, and they capture it without the loss of a single man on the part of Abiuieleeh, al though I suppose some of the old Israel it Nil heroes told Abinielech, "Volt nr,, only going up there to he cut to picrs." Yet you are willing to testify to-day that by no other mode- certainly not by ordi nary modes could that temple so easily, no thoroughly, have been taken. Fathers and mothers, brethren and sisters in Jesus Christ, what tin church most wants to learn this day is that any plan is right, is lawful, is best, which help. to overthrow the temple of sin and capture this world for (Jod. We are very apt to stick to the old modes of attack. We put on the old style coat of mail. We come up with the fdrarp, keen, glittering steel spear of ar gument, expecting in that way to take the castle, hut they have l.(ii spears where we have 10. And so the castle of si:i stands. (h. my friends, we will never capture this world for (I od by any keen saber of sarcasm, by any glittering lances of rhetoric, by nny sapping and mining of profound disquisition, by any gutipowdery explosions of indignation, by sharpshooi ings of wir. by howitzers of mental strength made to swing shell live miles, by cavalry horses gorgeously caparisoned pawing the air. In vain all the attempts on the part of these ecclesiastical foot soldiers, light horsemen :U11 grenadiers. My friends, I propose a different style of tactics. Let each one go to the forest of ( bid's promise :;nd invitation and hew down a branch and put it on his shoul der, and let us all come around these obsti nate iniquities, and then, with this pile kindled by the fires of a holy zeal at: 1 th' flames of ;i consecrated life, we will burn them out. What steel cannot do lire may. And 1 announce myself in favor of any plan of religious attack that succeeds--any plan id' religious attack, however rad ical, however odd. however uniopu!ar. however hostile to all the conventionali ties of church and state. If one style of prayer does ni;t do the work, let r.s try another style. If the chmvh music of to day does not get the victory, then let us make the as-ault with a backwoods cho rus. If a prayer meeting at half past 7 in the evening does not succeed, let e.s have one as curly in ihiiinorning as when the angel found wrestling .Jacob too much for him. If a sermon with the three au thorized heads docs not do the work, then let us have a sermon with twenty heads, or no heads at all. (lospcl Truths. We want more heart in our song, more heart in our almsgiving, more heart in our prayers, more heart in our preach ing. Oil. for les of Abinielech's sword and more of Abinielech's conflagration! I had often heard. There is a fountain tilled with blood sung ariistically by four birds perched on their Sun lay roost in the gallery until I thought of .Jenny Lind and Nilssoa and Sontag. and all the other warblers, but there came not one tear to my eye, nor one master emotion to my heart, ltut one night 1 w.nt down to the African Methodist meeting house in Philadclphi i, and at the close of the service a black woman iu the middle of the audience be gan to sing that hymn, and all the audi ence joined in. and we were floated some three or four miles nearer heaven than I have ever been since. I saw with niy own eyes that '"fountain tilled with blood"--rod, agonizing, s.icritb-ial, redemptive--and I heard the crimson plash of the wave as we all went down under it. For sinners plunged beneath that flood Lose all their guilty stains. Oh, my friends, the gospel is not a syl logism; it is not casuistry; it is not po lemies or the science of squabbles! It is blood red fact; it is warm hearted invita tion; it is leaping, bounding. Hying good news; it is efflorescent with all light; it Is luhescent with all summery glow; it is arborescent with all sweet shade. I have seen the sun rise on Mount Washington, and from the TSptop House, but there was no beauty in that compared with the dayspring from on high when Christ gives light to a soul. 1 have heard Pnrepa sing, but there xuas no music in that com pared with tho voice of Christ when he said, "Thy sins are forgiven thee; go in peace." Oood news! Let every one cut down a branch of this tree of life -and wave it. Let all the way from Mount Zalnion to Sheehem be Idled with the toss ing joy. tJood news! This bonfire of the gospel shall consume the last temple of hin and will illumine the sky with npoe.i lyptic joy, that Jesus Christ came in to the world to save sinners. Any new plan that makes a man quit his sin and that prostrates a wrong I am as much in favor of as though all the doctors, ami the bish ops, and the archbishops, and the synods, and the academical gownsmen of Chris tianity sanctioned it. The temple of lteritli must conic down, and I do not care how it comes. Power of Kxample, Still further, I learn from this subject the iower of example. If Alnmelech had sat down on the grass and told his men to go and get the boughs ami go out to the battle, they would never have gone at all, or if they had, it would have been without any spirit or effective result, but when Abinielech goes with his own ax and hews down a branch, and with Abinielech's arm puts it on Abinielech's shoulder, and marches on. then, my text says, all the people did the same. IIow- natural that was! What made Garibaldi and Stone wall Jackson the most magnetic com manders of this century?, They always rode ahead. Oh. the overwhelming power of example! Here is a father on tin wrong road. All his boys go on the wrong road. Here is a father who enlists for Christ. His children enlist. I saw in some d the picture galleries of Europe that before many of the great works of the masters the old masters there would be sometimes four or five artists taking copies of the pictures. These copies they were going to carry with them, perhaps to distant lands, and I have thought that your life and character are a masterpiece, and it is being copied, and long after yoQ are gone it will bloom or blast in the homes of those who knew you, and be a t Jorgen or a Madonna. Iiook out what you say. Look out what you do. Eternity will hear the ih-Iki. The liest sermon ever preached is a holy life. The best music ever chanted is a consistent walk. If you want others to serve (Jod, serve'him your self. If you want others to shoulder their duty, shoulder yours. Where Abi mcleeh goes his troops go. Oh, Mart out for heaven to-day, ami your family will eoine after you, and your business asso ciates will come after you, and your so cial friends will join you. With one hraneh e,r the tree of life for a baton, marshal just as many as you can pat her. Oil. the infinite, the semiomidpoteut pow er of a good or bad example! Concerted Action. Still further, 1 learn from thi subject the advantage of concerted action. If Abinielech had merely gene out with a tree branch, the work would not have been accomplished, ur if p.M, twenty or thirty men had gone, but when all the axes are lifted, and all the sharp edges fall, and all these men carry e;v h his tree branch down and throw it alout the tem ple, the victory is gained the temple falls. My friends, where there is one man iu the church of (Jod at this day shouldering his whole duty there are a great many who never lift an ax or swing a Itough. It seems to me as if there were ten drones in every hive to one busy bee, as though there were twenty sailors Round asleep in the chip's hammocks to four men on the stormy deck. 1 a if there were oOKX) w.on belonging to the reserve corps, and only l.nui active combatants. Oh, we all want our boats to get over to the golden sands, but the most of ..s are seated either in the prow or in the stern, wrap ped in our striped shawl, holding a bi-handb-d sunshade, while others are blis tered in the le.a; and pull until the oar locks groan and the blades bind till they su.tp! oh, you religious sb.-t pv heads, wake up! You have lain so long in one place that the ants -and caterpillars have begun to crawl over you! What do you know, my brother, about a living gospel made to storm the world? Now. my idea of a Christian is a man on lire with zeal tor iod. ami if your pulse ,.rdin.irilv boats sixty times a minute v hi n von think of . i other themes and talk ab tut other themes, if your pulse does not go up to seventy-fivo or eighty when you come to talk about Christ and heaven, it is because you do not know the one and have a poor chorea of getting to the other. Which Side Are You On? Supiio.se in military circles on the iimrn ing of battle the roil is called, and out of a thousand men only a hundred nun in the regiment answered. What excitement there would be in the camp! What would the colonel say? What high talking tlu-ro would be among the captains, and major and the adjutants: Suppose word cam a to head.pia rters that these delimpients ex eusi d themselves on t he ground that they had overslept themselves, or the r.iorn'.rig was damp and they wire afraid of g. tting their feet wet. or that they were busy cooking rations. My frh n is. this is the morning tho day of (iod Almighty"' battle! 1 ) you not see tile troops".' Hear ye not all the irumpits of heaven and all the drums of hell? Which side ;nc you on? If you are on the right side, to what cavalry troop, to w hat artillery service, to what garrison duty do you belong? In other words, in what Sabbath s-de-ol do you teach? in what prayer meeting do you exhort? To what penitt ntiary do out declare eternal liberty? To what alms house do you announce the riches of heav en? What broken bom- of sorrow havo you ever set? Aiv you doing nothing? Is it possible that a man or woman sworn to be a follower of Jesus Christ is doing nothing? Then hide the horrible secret from the angels. If you are doing noth ing, do not let the world lind it out. lest they charge your religion with being a false face. 1(, not let your cowardice and treason be heard among tiie martyrs about the throne, lest they forget the saio tity of tiie place and denounce your betrayal of that cause for which thev agonized and died. May the eternal (led rouse us all to action! As for hivlcU'. I feel I would b ashanosl to die now and enter heaven un til 1 have accomplished something more decisive for the Lord that bought me. Oh, brethren, how swiftly the time goes byj It seems to me as if the years had gained some new power of locomotion -a kind of speed electric. One Safe Ifefuge. Still further, I learn from this subject the danger of false refuges. As soon as these Shechemites got into the temple they thought they were safe. They said: "Jterith will take care of us. Abinielech may batter down everything else. lie cannot batter down this temple where we are now hid." ltut very .soon they heard the timbers crackling, and they were smothered with smoke, and they misera bly dutl. I suppose every person in this audience this moment is stepping into some kind of refuge. Here you step in the tower of good works. You say. "I shall be safe in this refuge." Tho battle ments are adorned, the steps are varnish ed, on the wall are pictures of all tho suffering you have alleviated, ami all the schools you have established, and all tho line things you have ever done. I'p in that tower you feel you are safe. ltut hear you not the tramp of your unpar doned sins all around the tower? They each have a match. You are kindling the combustible material. You feel tho heat and the sutTiHition. Oh, may you leap in time, the gospid declaring, Tly the deeds of the law shall no tlesh living be jus-titied!" "Well," you Fay, "I have been driven out of that tower. Where shall 1 go?" Step into this tower of indifference. You say, "If this tower is attacked, it will be a great while before it is taken." You fool at ease, ltut there is an Abinielech with ruthless assault coming on. Heath and his forces are gathering around, and they demand that you surrender every thing, and they clamor for your overthrow, and they throw their skeleton arms in the window, and with their iron lists they beat against the door, ami while you are trying to keep them out you see the torches of judgment kindling, and every forest is a torch, and every mountain a torch, and every sen a torch, and while the Alps and Pyrenees and Himalayas turn into a live coal, blown redder and redder by the whirlwind breath of a (Jod omnipo tent, what will become of your refuge of lies? "Hut," says some one, "you are engag ed iu a very mean business, driving us from tower to tower." Oh, no! I want to toll you of n (Jih raltar that never has been and never will be taken, of a wall that no satanic assault can scale, of a bulwark that the judgment earthquakes cannot budge. The Itible re fers to it when it says, "In (bid is thy refuge, and underneath thee are the ever lasting arms." Oh. Hing yourself into it! Tread down unceremoniously everything that intercepts you. Wedge your way there. There are enough hounds of death and peril after you to make you hurry. Many a man has perished just outside tho tower, with his foot on the step, with his hand on the latch. Oh, get inside! Not one surplus second have you to spare. Quick, quick, quick! "Yes! The Die is Cast," has a romantic history. It was written by Col. Paul Pestel, of the Russian army, w ho. with others, conspired against the Kussian (Joveniinent In 1SLU The plot discovered, he was arrested, imprison ed, tried, and on July 11, ISüc. was hanged. During the interval between his trial and execution, he composed the, words and music of this seii' and with a. bit of Iron scratched them on the wall of his cell, when the song was found some years after his death. The League of Ar'os, formed It. C. 1'Jl, was a combination of Argos, Co rinth, Elea, Mnntinoa and Chalcidico against Athens. It was designed to curb tho power of the Athenians, hut Its purpose was frustrated shortly after by the unexpected incident of Athens joining the league. About the most dangerous deception is self-deception. OUR NEW YORK LETTER. Sidney lorte Ifemi ninccn t -St le and Specialties for Spring. Special ( on e . nn !-n e: NcW Yofk. J;.Ji. U.".- The J;. s';i!i open :idmirao!. I.r t v. nt v: y. ,u I have cni,vned tin stjlcs - h-. '.. ! ties of two comments-, et I :.e vor w -. many ce "(.:;( and lienliht-;! : . .to t., lighten labor and improve ta-'te. i :; vt saw so many eiv.it i e interest- ! it a ired at one time, or so many eec!!e;if -;-e, ;,;! ties to the foje as there are i".s : .v.. A. Madison Square niant ua-maker. who N the highest authority in Lot;,. , i';i. ;:nd New York, think the pre-. ;;!' i -cin e for Loci Sei.e st;. i s will i:i ..g,:r;i :t reign of crinoline. Heaven kn :ws al most any method of relieving v-o-uen u' the present weighty draperies v i!: ', de spite ihe perfect Ibdfern tipple, v. ;' '.,1: about the feef and SWcep lh ; '( L unwary microbes won!. I be gra'e'V'iy wel comed. All things considered. r:,- !:.,..m will be a health factor, and Jirni who makes one of fenthenveigv l.raide I wife i, take from spine und t -.n.i !i tic 1 riet icn ' o fashionable kit ts. !".! grace fully preserving the cntour of tign'-e. can soon count upon building !: an. I retii it g t r. ; ; active labor. ;" : ' ! ': ' millions ju In Mr. lied fern's t,i( tho.l ..f :; fashionable - k i i t -. v. lveteen ha - .:;::!! superseded !r;'id; :'.' an :".,'. pan"! revered in at the hit side i; t innovation. The r :a n ifaet n ;';. :' .1 n--w Velvet binding hae r truck sUi 'to of univefs-al i-i et;iren..-nt. I' r,r grade and cotn.-s in all shad- ' is the most capr i'-ioiody tint d . It is o neat :ind stylish, s . - to .'p ply. and outwar.-: : skirt made 1 ;. the stronvest fab-ic; and ihe :!v .: in-hl. heiit facing is ji; l,e thing ? -Vci T contraction which iniiit (;. ' .:. 'o.t ting on the si;!;', I,, ,j piping I se cure the graceful rounding up ; '' '" hh-'i 1 1i" IloW c et billding is c ', , .- , ' . i. I"', . best retailer hi every Auierh a r ; - 1, ai; ? city sell N. V. It.. and it is ;. .. -nd.-d by ladii " tailors and Ire-,. ... . :.t (very conipa ss- ,, i;;t . I fo .-v r. !;;!( I any ot, of my lady ft ader n. ' . re mote from (hi ureat eei.T . --'.,'.! a pretty little silver-plated pi". May. lor her drop ;t line to the Karsli"! : ' .'!:!: . taring Co.. of N. w York. :..i.:..ag tie- merchant from whom she p-iroi, ;-..d !e-r X. V. 1!.. or ll dealer w,h,, 1, . 1 .. 'l yet. added it to Iiis st". ;.;, and she .s i ; ri c. iv. further data concerning the . V. ahd the preity little souvenir which I ';so f..e my charcoal tablets. Murray's he best, ami they are put up and i i to ail druggists by A. J. Pitman. Xo. "' !;nr-iay street. Xew York. IMaid st Ickings for golfing. ; 'i.-.g a:-. tennis ha ve long been iu brilliant "videnee, but plaided stoi kings for home, visiting and street toilets nre among imported hosiery for spring at Lord A: T.iyii.r's. . LaI;es who have tried them a in ecsta sies over Hall's peerless dress ;tays. v b i.-h have an over and under spring, and ad just themselves to the figure .v:-h gbo like precision. Iteing double, th 'y render the seams taut and smooth as in a tailor- made bodice. These stays an s;r trig and durable as well as adaptive. A s. t of .0,0 dozen, costing twenty cents at re ail. will do duty for sevral dresses, always re taining their primitive shape and fresh ness. In short, though they end ire long, they never "make old bones." an I a gar ment so stiffened retains it syniin try long after the tirst gloss has worn from the face of the fabric. Having secure I tin best stays f.-r the much bed rn period modern !odi e, the u xt consideration is a corset which will keo its shape under the friction of instant wear. The II. V- (I. does. The :n ikers of this perfect stay lead the lines in Ann ri ctn corsets and are rapidly displacing foreign brands in the oldest n: :vanti!e houses. Then is always "room at the t ip." and in tin face of many rival soaps. 1 i iie-- and physicians win have tested its merit from every standpoint accord the palm of pref erence to Sanador. This latest claimant for commercial honors is made only of t he purest ingredients. It stimulates skin glands to healthy action, prevents impure secretions, thoroughly cleanses the skin and scalp ami recoups the depleted citicio for the waste entailed by 'p-pient bathing. ltesidos being antie;,ii it is an ever-ready remedial f r alt the disfiguring blemishes 'ha. femi nine tlesh is heir to. What more can be said, except that I will gladly send a sam ple to my renders who. having proven its merits as I have, can then order direct from the S A N A I X It Me ii ai Com pany. IO Yandewnter street. New York. That reminds me to meiiiiei bora, which, as a personal ch anser an i purifier, is of tho greatest importance. Mrs. I13iz:i II. Parker, of Kentucky, the well-known writer upon household topics, ro.-oriiiiieiid it for the toiiot a well as for th house hold ami laundry, ami Mrs. Parker knows exactly what she is talking ab eit when she heads the list of practical aids to labor with borax. Jty the way, if any lady reader of This paper want- a good cook book I can semi her one w hich. a 1 guide to many wholesome and excellent, food preparations lias no etjual. I will likewise send samples of 1''. m-w cotton dross goods which are "tine a( silk." if stamp be inclosed to pay return tost a ge. To mothers of boys ami girls ami babies I will say that Itcst VV Co.'s beautiful book of stylos for spring is just out. Pour cents in stamps sent to me or ihe firm will secure it to any lady iu lhi country or Panada. SIPXL'Y PAIILP. ;: Aest One Hundred and pout t in h street. New York. Silent Cab Call. One of the l:itc inventions in con nection with the electric light is a si lent cab call. Several clubs and h: in London hae already been supidie.1 with this uofiil commodity. Tw lamps tire supt nded outside the build ing, one rod and tin other green, ami by pressing a Knob in the entrance hall one or the ither of the lamps can be lit at will, 'flu' red light call u I'mti- vli( tier, and the .ureen a 1kiii.m:ii. It is impossible for any one who has not seen it to imagine the extraordi nary popularity enjoyed in Paris ly th bleycle. It has usurped the interest taken in horse racing, and seems likely 1 oust flu horse itself us a means nf fashionable locomotion. In Nebraska farms average PK) acres, in Massachusetts Nt. ltut in proverbial ly thrifty Holland the average is :ti acres. Sovcntt on-twentieths of all the farms In Holland are le.s than ,"0 acres. In extent.