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VOL. XXIV.—NO. 50.
HERNANDO 1)E SOTO CO., MISS., THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1890.
PUBLISHED WEEKLY
HOME.
gR ANDPA'S
recollection of the spring
f ^ n |cc and cool—
ry roof, that leaned against the rock
& the pool!
Uiilc of <" u
E'llie"leflnlng timothy and bending
'UTjXw "dandelioA and the
50 ,
waters, and tho stream
coj
roses
>N.
HU
to Hull the sun at play among the
Uer bush;
sweet cadences of tho cow-bells
UcBnrodnt the colors of tho sunset
L tho pane.
[ n to the music of the rippling of the
rt.Mil hear my voice come buck again
from out the hills;
jmy feet, with brambles torn, anil watch
the ninbeams stray
tbe cresses curling where the silver
Ifshtsplay.
More the fireplace when Nature's face
Fi! white,
list the tales he told to mo upon a win
Iter's night!
ion the dreams I used to dream when
life was all a Joy,
11 was but a little lad and dear old
grandpa's hoy.
—H. s. Keller, in Golden Days.
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GYPSY ISAIAH.
His Blue-Eyed Wife's Faith
in Him Was Verified.
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ill lonely places the Trott farm
L was the loneliest Not a house in
It—not so much as a bagn, a toll gate
(rist mill; nothing hut bleak hill
5 , scantily clothed with scrubby
grim, - black-houghed evergreen
lik and pasture lands whore the cat
■iiddled in tho corners of the fences
■scape the knife-like point of the
■i west wind!
■nl, oi a gray sunny afternoon like
I, with the sullen rush of tho river
■ning in the valley below, andalcnot
■rowscawing mournfully in tho tree
■ above tho farm house roof, it was
llicr still.
|r. Trott was in the kitchen, with a
ler kettle bubbling over the fire; ho
Intending a huge kettle wherewith
Imposed to riflo the sweetness of a
lliboring grove of maple trees, in tho
ling month of March. Mrs. Trott
| studying out thp complicated pat
l of a new device in patchwork, lent
I by a friend, with half a dozen blocks
(Turkey red, four of white and two of
p-colored calico; and Deborah, the
w daughter, was trimming ovor her
pday hat with newly-ironed pink rib
sand a cluster of artificial rosebuds
Ich she had bought cheap at the clear
-ofT sale of the Stockbridge milliner
nd all throe were silent
uddenly tho clock struck with a
firing sound like an asthmatic lo
ll
end
k
a.
'Is that four o'clock?" said Mrs, Trott, I
il puzzling ovor the blocks of Turkey
■That's four o'clock," said Mr. Trott,
■king into tho boiling silvery mass
Br the stove.
■'We shall have to light a candle
Bn," said Mrs. Trott. For she had
■ver seen that modern abomination, a
Blight, and made it her boast that no
Bp of keroseno had ever crossed her
Breshold. Sho burned symmetrical
Bite candles of her own running, in
■•fashioned brass candlesticks with
■lifters and extinguishers to match.
Binder whero Isaiah is? We need new
Bs for tho sitting-room lire to-night.
luire Draper's son told mo he should
lop in, in a friendly way."
■Pretty Deborah frowned over tho
Inch of rosebuds; she was a dimpled,
lue-eyed girl, quite unaccustomed to
business of frowning, so that it was
Itlier an effort, for her to contract her
ronze-brown brows.
"Isaiah," slowly repeated Mr. Trott,
fill intent on the kettle. "Why, I've
pit Isaiah over to Marshall Hill's with
bt fifty-dollar bill!"
Mrs. Trott dropped her spectacles.
"Thomas Trott! You hain't, never!"
•ied she.
"Km, I have," said Thomas Trott.
Why shouldn't 1? Whitofoot is lame,
no notion of walking over to
fills with my rheumaticky old bones,
uid the interest on my note is due to
a .Yi so I just gave it to Isaiah, and told
fin to step lively and get back before
■I
nd I've
ask!
Mrs. Trott drew an ostentatiously
ong sigh.
"Then
you may bo very sure of one
king, Trott," said she, "yoil'll nover see
(either Isaiah nor that fifty-dollar bill
gain."
"Why not?" said her spouse, staring,
"ffecauso Isaiah belongs to a gypsy
a ce. and because all our neighbors ad
teed us not to take him in when
id!"
we
'He's worked just as well as if there
'asn't gypsy blood in him, hasn't he?"
landed the farmer, sternly.
"I don't say but what he has,
"titted Mrs. Trott. "X only know that
'•■hat's bred in the bone won't scrub out
? dssh, and it'll be just like Gypsy
-eaiah to cut and run with that fifty-dol
ar "t'l. And you're a bigger fool than I
took you for, to trust a wild fellow like
"at with solid
ad
_ money.
hut here pretty Deborah rose, flushed
•"d panting, from her chair.
'Mother!" she cried, her blue eyes all
aflame, "you shall not talk so! Isaiah is
•a good and true and noble as if tho
kings ran in his veins."
'Hoity-toity!" cried Mrs. Trott, in
amazement. "And what is Isaiah Iilaek
""m to you?"
Just this," said Deborah; "that I'w
•"gaged to him."
Engaged to—marry him?"
Yes—to marry him."
I)c<bby," said Mrs. Trott,
are you
crazy i
"I love him, mother," Debhy simply
made response. "And ho loves me- and
we are to he married
laid up a little
his own."
as soon as he has
money to rent a farm of
fn- deed! said Mrs. Trott, frowning
darkly. "And your parents' consent, I
suppose, is a matter of no consequence
whatever?"
"We thought, mother," said Debby,
*Jth downcast eyes, ''that you would
offer no objection to what would make
no so very, very happy."
"Perhaps," frigidly added Mrs. Trott,
you don t know that Orlando Draper is
coming to-night with the especial in
tention of making an offer of marriage
to you Squire Draper's son, with a red
hrick house and a bank account at
Stockbridge."
"Then ho may go away again," said
Debby, resolutely,
will
For I never, never
marry any one but Isaiah Black
burn!
"A stray gypsy lad, brought up in tho
woods, with nobody knows who for his
father, and a knack for chicken-stealing
at his finger ends," sneered Mrs. Trott.
"Mother!" pleaded the girl.
"Now, Betsey, don't," said the farmer;
"that ain't fair. Isaiah's as good a young
chap as ever stepped. And if you'll
just remember / was as poor as any
gypsy of the lot when first wo married.
Deborah's my only child and sho sha'n't
bo teased! Come here, Pussy, and give
your old father a kiss."
And the stormy February afternoon
darkened into snowy nightfall, and
Debby gazed wistfully down the road,
wondering why her lover had not re
turned.
"He has had time to go to Marshall
Hill's and back twice," she saU to her
self.
"It is strange," said Mr. Trott.
'Isaiah ain't one to loiter, in general."
"Didn't I tell you so?" said Mrs. Trott.
'You'll never see neither Isaiah nor the
money again."
And when nine o'clock camo Mr.
Trott put the horse into the old-fash
ioned red cutter and climbed resolutely
on tho seat.
"Dame or not lame," said he, "Old
White foot has got to take me over to
Marshall Hill's to-night"
"It's
use," said Mrs. Trott, dryly.
'You'll find the bird has flown, lie can
pick up a foolish girl anywhere, but
fiftv-dollar bills ain't so easy to get at."
"Father, can't I go, too?" pttcously
urged Deborah, stung to the quick by
every malicious word and accer t of her
mother.
said Mr Trott.
And you're best off
"No, daughter; no,
I won't be long.
at home.
He drove away into the white vail of
flying snow, the bells ringing with a
I muffled sound, and Old Whitefoot's
breath rising in a column of steam
through the uncertain darkness.
said stout old Marshall
Paid
"Isaiah?
Hill. "Of course, he's been here,
me that there fifty-dollar interest money,
and 1 give him a receipt four hours ago.
Ain't ho got home yet?"
And Thomas Trott scrambled once
more into the sleigh and drove rapidly
, , ,
away.
Upon a dreary side hill, where to the ;
left a steep precipice extended almost
perpendicularly downward, and a fir
clothed slope seemed to reach upward
to the right, Old Whitofoot stopped sud
denly. Thomas Trott caught up his
whip with energy.
"That's the second time you've done
"You shied
cried he.
it, old fellow!
just so when we came by before."
But all in vain the whip descended.
Whitefoot stood with bristling mane,
distended'nostrils, and four feet firmly
implanted in the snow, obstinately re
fusing to proceed.
"I declare," cried tbe farmer, scratch
'd f 1 was a be
ing his puzzled head,
Hover in such things, I should a most
think Whitefoot saw a ghost."
At that moment there came a brief
lull in the storm and tempest, and as
Farmer Trott sat there ho heard a groan.
"It ain't the old pine tree creaking,"
said he, nor yet it ain't the wind, it's
something human."
And straining his eyes through the
snow-illuminated darkness, he s;
figure crouched in a crevice of rock half
way down tbe steep precipice, clinging
to a cluster of stunted savin bushes.
"Help!" it cried, feebly.
• a
"Help!
help!"
Bless me!" said Farmer Trott, "it's
our Isaiah!"
And so it was.
from his errand, his foot had slipped in
the storm and darkness, and falling half
way down the hill, he had broken his
and badly bruised himself, only
still more disastrous
savin
Plodding homeward
leg
escaping from a
fate by holding desperately to the
roots
"I don't know what I should have
done if you had not heard my voice,"
I could not have held on
said he.
much longer.
"And you may , , , ,
for that," said Mr. Trott, as he helped
Isaiah into the sleigh. "He'd a-stopped
down if I would havo let
thank Old Whifefoot
on the way
him.
Isaiah Blackburn reached tho old
farm house safely at last, where Debhy
a „d her mother were anxiously sitting
and told his tale.
Mrs. Trott hurst into tears,
said she, "
So
up
I spoke evil of
"Isaiah,
a;Td :;;::^m^''toa 7 wet r
spoke all that was nee^odon An mU
They wore many d,lll " cur ^' > T *
thfwii of tho old I
you
house, a select tenement of throe
with bis blue-eyed wife.
believe, nobby," says her
mother, "you've got thobest husband in
the world!"
And Debby, playfully parodying be
mother, said:
Ibdn t I tell youso?"—Amy Randolph,
in N. Y. Ledger.
SACRIFICE IN UNIFORM.
rooms,
a
"I
u
:
The Kind or Devotion That in Always RcailJ
For Drew
I here is a kind of sacrifice that is al
ways ready for dress parado; that e
amid the rush of the crowd counts its
beads and crosses itself, alway
of the contrast be twee
\<
s conscious
its act and tho
pursuits of the majority. Of all places
where this sacrifice in uniform is found,
it is most unpleasant, perhaps, in tho
home, for there it takes tho liberty
try experiments and to pose, and even
to use tyranny in carrying out its pur
It always works systematically,
and has its hoard of maxims that arc
ready to bo fired into tho camp of case
any minute,
that it uses oftenest and most effective
ly is: ''I feel it to be my duty." The
do-as-you-please brother is always si
lenced by this. He may whisper und*r
his breath something that he has not
the courage to offer to the hearing of
any woman, but he only whistles to con
ceal his annoyance, while he devoutly
wishes that the self-appointed
would take a vacation from her saintli
ness, and step down to tho level where
humanity appears in citizens' dress.
Ho encounters somo pretty worldling,
whoso't&rivolity lias many times brought
forth one of the homo criticisms, and
the butterfly, with possibly an ignoble
purpose lurking behind tho sweet
speech, is so patient with his foibles,
and so ready to be helpful without thfl
least fuss, and with nothing of the mar
tyr air of sacrifice, that it is quite nat
ural for him to regard her through
simple contrast as something neces
sary to his happiness. Sometimes
he wishes she were his
to
posc.
at
But the sentence
mi tor
sister,
and it does really seem a pity that
young men in his case, with one por
tentous sister, have nob another of thu
opposite kind just to balance values,
and to save them from tho mistake oi
marrying a shallow woman in order to
get an agreeable wife. However, she is
not his sister and her sweet ways are
his refuge from the iniured looks .and
snarp reproofs oi ms home, and lie mar
ries her, and perhaps finds that the soft,
attractive manner that won him is not
all that he needs for life's exigencies;
and then ho finds himself creating an
ideal—a woman who has the strength
of the one and the sweetness of the
other; one who can offer womanly help
without imposing a burdens
of obligation upon the receiver. Ho
will probably never have tlfe opportuni
ty to provo to himself that his ideal may
be realized, his loyalty to his marriage
vows will preclude that, and so ho
join that vast company who aro bearing
the burden of a secret disappoint
c sense*
ill
'lit.
The true relation between love and
sacrifice is understood.
Victor Hu
of
of sacrificial whiikiii
fers his pictur
hood when lie i
of bis charac
lakes
She loved much and suffered
, ters say,
; much. , , .
deepest love can not be separated from
sinferimr; we feel also that there is no
I
Wo know that the highest ;
suffering for others that can work noble
ends that has not its root in love, and
the sacrifice that springs from this root
exhales tho perfume of its purpose, as
does tho flower, without seeming self
consciousness.—Harper's Bazar.
ORIENTAL PEOPLES.
nf China Contrasts the Ctiinese
and the
One of the largest silk importers in
China claims that the Chines
much superior race to tho Japanese.
"I've lived in China for twenty years,"
and have had plenty of time
The
An Importi
are i
said he,
to study the land and people,
stories yon hear about the Oriental
countries are written by people who re
main a short time and never take the
trouble to substantiate any weird story
or rumor, and it is to bo expected that
their writings should bo unreliable. It
is true that Japan has railroads and
many European and American indus
tries can not be found in China, but the
latter country does not want nor need
these latter-day improvements.
"The development in Japan is not duo
to the Japanese. These improvements
were forced upon them by the Europe
ans and Americans. Railroads, mining
and irrigating schemes, manufacturing
industries, and impracticable enter
prises are springing up
in tho land of the Mikado. Half of theso
ventures are not needed, and just as
soon as this is discovered by the Jap
anese there will ho a big collapse. They
are jumping into civilization by the
rapid-transit line, and often that route
is dangerous.
"On the other hand, the Chinese are
slowly coming to the front. 1 hey arc a
conservative people, and use their think
hour than do
l'he Chinese well
like mushrooms
ing faculties more in an
tho Japanese all day. T 1
know that foreigners are imposing upon
the Japanese, and thoy are awaiting tho
result. For years Englishmen have been
trying to construct a railroad at Shang
_ j It would be of no value. The sur
rounding country is so lined with canals
natural creeks that it now costs less
to bring in silks and teas than it would
be if a railway was built. The Chinese
civilized before
hai.
or
now with the old methods of life,
aml they want no nation to furnish thei«,
I With bright ideas."—Chicago Irihune.
OF GENERAL INTEREST.
—A citizen of Portland, Me., is worth
$1,000,000 that he» has made in the man
ufacture of chewing gum.
—The highest railroad bridge in the
United States is the Kinztia viaduct
the Erie road—305 feet high.
—An English railway company has set
apart a special fur.d from which to re
ward acts of bravery on the part of its
employes.
—Silence for ten days, speaking only
in whispers for ten days more, then
gradual return to the ordinary voice, is
a recommendation for stammerers.
—A very ingenious electrical device
has lately been patented by which the
hands of a clock set to a certain hour
are made to complete an electric current
connected with the kitchen stovo so
that tho fire is started when the given
hour arrives.
—A now kind of door hinge has been
invented for the use of those who never
think of closing doors after them. Its
peculiarity is that tlio door not oniy
shuts quickly and noiselessly, hut it
hits tho person who leaves tho doo*
open a fierce blow on the hack.
—An Irish land bailiff, who had been
boycotted for ten years, and was con
stantly guarded by the police while he
lived, died a few days ago, and the
guard being relaxed a little, some per
sons unknown stole his body and made
vay with it so effectually that it has
not since been found.
—A youth of sixteen, at Fort Denton,
Mont., recently performed a difficult
feat of capturing a gray wolf with a
lariat from his horse. Twice the ani
mal got away by biting the noose in
two. Hut tho third time it was caught
firmly around tho body and dragged be
hind the speedy broncho until it wa*
dead.
—A Parisian lately made an Easter
egg, intended for a wealthy Spanish
lady at a cost of 8-1,000. It is a most in
genius piece of mechanism and is made
entirely of puro white enamel. It is
provided with doors and slides, the In
side being engraved with Easter gospels.
Tho opening of a door sets a tiny bird
singing and a musical apparatus going,
which is capable of playing twelve airs.
a
—A recent railway accident in On
tario, in which a train rolled down a
twenty-five foot embank men t,
marked by this incident: Among
ras chained
van
the
bailiff. H<
in charge of
to a seat, and when the car turned over
he hung in mid-air. He managed, after
on side r able effort, to free himself, and
rent to the assistance of his keo^*
'reck®
then
r* helped him from tho
an recently baited
bis set hooks with small gre
Ho left his hooks in the
floating—having been told that this was
the best of bail
next morning and find fish by the dozen.
I to his surprise all of
tho
- A Georgia lishe
■ater all nicely
expecting to return
He returned i
bis baited hooks were setting out
ban Its looking at him. and as he
close to them they would jump back into
•am/
Ho had expo
rater "ker chunk.
the
ce, but no fish.
riei
—Tbe great siphon in tbe now aque
duct for the water supply of New York
considered a most wonderful
1 1 con*
City is
piece of hydraulic engineering,
veys tho metropolitan water supply
across the Harlem at a depth of 307 feel
beneath tho river bed.
tages were gained by this
stone or steel viaduct, w
lievod will counterbalance its gre ate.»
Not the least of these is tho ini*
danger of foreign attack.
Certain ad van"
thod over ;t
'll icti it is b(v
cost.
munity ft
_,\ correspondent of tho I.ondo?
Times thus destroys the old legend of
tho Devil's Bridge in
the Pyrenees:
"Tho popular legend about this bridge,
which spans a mountain torrent called
tho Tech, near the small town of Cerot,
that it had been built during ono
was
night by Satan and bis myrmidons, and
the fact, that the particulars as to its
construction had never boon found in
y of the local archives gave additional
strength to this legend. Rut the regis
trar of a neighboring town, called Prats
do Mollo, close to the Spanish frontier,
arthed a manuscript, dated
1M-, which relates how tho notables of
that town 'contributed ten golden
crownsof Barcelona toward tho building
of tho bridge at Ceret upon condition
that the inhabitants of X'rats do Mollo
were exempted from paying toll.' "
an
has just
A Medical Lake ia Washington.
At an hour's journey from Spokano
Falls is Medical Lake, in the city of
Middlebaugh.
a considerable settlement has been
tablished on tho borders of this lake.
Tho town has wide streets, excellent
shops and many neat dwellings. The
alleged curative properties of tho waters
of tho lake have been the incentive to
this remarkable growth. Tho lake
extent of over a thousand
and is encircled by low wooded
The waters are said to hold in
Within a very short timo
es
covers an
acres
hills.
solution salts of sodium, potassium,
lithium, calcium, magnesium, iron and
aluminum, also sulphur and borax. A
great variety of ailments have been
ported cured by bathing in the lake,
chief among them being rheumatism and
certain diseases of the skin. One of
tho properties of the water is that it
forms a lather whenever it is agitated
violently or rubbed quickly on the
hands or the surface of the body. No
fish or other living thing can bo found
within those waters, and tho lake itself
is rather repulsive and muddy in ap
Factories have boen est.ab
ro
pearanco.
lishod Jor evaporating tho water and
packing the salt obtained.--Medical
J uurual
HOUSEHOLD BREVITIES.
it
-•Take slices of stale! broad an 1 dip
!n the following mixture: Boat togoth r
two eggs, half teaspoon fill salt and
:offeo cupful of sweet milk. Fry in
butter or meat drippings. Serve hot.
—Molasses Cake.—One cupful of
lasses, one-quarter cupful cold water, a
piece of butter the size of an egg.
teaspoon fill of soda, one-half teaspoon
ful of ginger, a little salt and two and
one-half cupfuls of flour.
—A few years ago a fashionable tabic
was so piled with high dishes that it
was impossible to see one's vis-a-vis
without peeping under the heavily laden
silver and glass ware. Now a table is
considered vulgar when not laid in a
low*, simple manner.
—Sweet Apple Pudding. —Pare and
slice half a dozen large sweet apples (or
more if small), scald a quart of sweet
milk and stir smoothly into it a teacup
ful Indian meal, a teaspoonful salt and
a teacupful molasses and the apples;
mix well together, pour into a buttered
pudding dish; bake throe hours in a
moderate oven. Serve with hot sauce oi
sweetened cream.—Orange Judd Farmer.
—Oatmeal Bread.—Stir the "A" oat
meal into a saucepan of boiling water,
making a thick dough. Put the hot
dough into an agate basin—say two
inches in depth—filling it nearly full; il
by chance the dough should be too stiff,
cover the top with boiling water. Bake
r or more; it will rise
about an inch. Cut in slices and serve
with butter or other relishes.—Farm
and Fireside.
r st on
in
it
—To brighten gilt picture frames,
take .sufficient flowers of sulphur to
give a golden tinge to about one and
one-half pints of water, and in this boil
four or live bruised onions, or garlic,
which will answer tho same purpose.
Strain off this liquid, and
cold, wash with a soft brush any gilding
which requires renewing, and when dry
it will come out bright as new.-—Waver
ley Magazine.
—Croi
cream <
hen
Pudding. In one pint of
rich milk melt a teaspoonful
of butter, then add half a cup of sugar,
one teaspoonful of lemon or vanilla and
the yelks of five eggs. Beat the whites
of l he eggs to a st i ff froth, drop by spoon
fuls in the hot custard and stir verv
lightly, so as the whites will be all
through tlii! yellow custard in spoonfuls
Ripe strawberries may be placed in a
dish and the custard poured over them.
—Household.
— Indian Eggs. -Boil some eggs hard,
shell them
When
put them in cold water, the
and put into more cold water,
quite cold, take them out on to a cloth,
cut off one end with a sharp* knife sc
•ill stand upright Now in
all spoon and remove the yelks
bites. Rub the
that they
sort a s
without breaking tho
•ire sieve, put them in
rith an equal
chutney; stuff tbe
an upright
>f course, you will have
yelks through a
a basin and
iix thei
quantity of Indian
eggs with this, and dish i
position.
double of the mixture required to fill
inder by and use
the eggs; put the
it wbc
rein a
required.-- Good Housekeeping.
CARAMEL ICE CREAM.
Duo nf the Most Delicious unit tlasily I'
, Desserts.
is one of thr
A caramel ice-cream
most delicious ami easily prepared dea
lt can be put together,
and packed away for serving in
half an hour's time.
The ingredients of caramel cream are
cup and a half of sugar, a quart of
f water, a cup of milk and
I'ut a cup of tile sugar in a
;t
r made.
sorts
frozen
a
cream, a cup
tw<
eggs
•opan over the lire with two table
■ater, and stir it till
sam
spoonfuls of cold
it begins to turn brown,
well-covered rich brown remove it and
f water, stir this
When it is a
add about a half cup
into tho caramel till it is all dissolved
and put in the pint of milk, t
tile mixture is smooth draw the pan back
and add the eggs carefully as you do to
boiling milk f(
in the mixture for five
till the mixture begins to thicken, then
add the cream, wh:ch should bo cold,
and will probably make the mixture
Finally add
in
of
1 when
custard.
Stir the
or six minutes
a
enough to freeze,
the half cup of sugar,
with ice.
cold
I kick the freezer
pints of salt to a
freezer. The cream should be
minutes. The
Use tlin
gallc
frozen firm in flftee
ment it is solid in the center remove the
beater, work it up and down rapidly
with a flat wooden spoon, or a spatula
which is sold for this purpose,
lightness of cream depends upon the
boating and working, and upon rapid
turning of the freezer in the last five
of
to
in
The
es
minutes.
The freezer should be opened once
bile tho cream is freezing to
also
scrape down the sides of (he can and
beat the cream. When the ere im is
well worked, cut out a circle of white
paper, press it down over it closely and
put on the cover of the freezer. Cork
up the opening, pack in more ice and
salt and finish tho process by packing
newspapers around the ton and cover
ing the freezer closely, so as to exclude
ail air, with a thick layer of papers.
Two quarts of ice cream can he frozen in
a gallon freezer which is only half full
of ice and salt by finishing the packing
of the freezer with newspapers and
covering it as closely as you can while
freezing.
To remove tho cream from the mold
dtp it in a pail of cold water—not warm.
When the ice collected on the mold has
been washed off, turn it
rocoivo it and it will come out in a few
•itli all tho outlines of the
A
of
it
the
No
ap
ro
Allow for turning the crank
the, dwh to
and
moments
mold aoll marked.—N. Y. Tribune.
STARTLING INNOVATION.
Chinn
I.Ultif'M \ttflHl
in \\ :ishm;;t'
Mme. Tsni Kwo Yin, tin ... <>f tho
Chinese Minister, appeared i
to-day for the first time n her life,
was very much in public,
it was the first time in her life, it was
with all the freedom and publicity of an
American woman.
ancICor
'nrforin;
public
It
jo, f«»r though
Mme. Tsni was accompanied by the
wife of tho first secretary, Mr>. Fung
hinoso
Kwang Yu, and two other
ladies, wives of attache
were escorted by Mr. U»
pro ter,
was delightful mystery about the first
appearance of the Minister'
cause the Minister himself w as i u v tli
The
the inter
four
and three secretaries. TL»ro
the party. The party filled the
lower boxes on the left of the -U'_r<
four ladies by themselves in
the four men by themselves in
other. But the boxes were .separated
only by the open-work screen,
was much sociable smiling and in <Miug
throughout and occasional bending for
ward to talk over the front rail.
Hardly had the flutter of the Uhineso
ladies subsided when another stir
rustled over the audience and the CVro
an charge d'affaires and secretary, v. ith
their wives, entered the lower b«>.\ on
right of the stage,
preter was there ti
and there was much bowing and smiling.
Then it came out that the Cl)in»*>e were
giving box parties and that the Coreans
were their guests. T
b
d
tb
• * t ben
The Chinese inter
Dive the C'oreans,
men -at
i vps, tho
in tho same bpx with their wi
directly in
little ladies sitting
quite after the American fas
playing toilets to the best advantagv. anti
it was an Oriental display of gorgeus
suits and shining
boxes far more pieturesMiu
The cun
inn.
iu
making
ft on sees them.
ibina
colors in the gowns of the
much beyond the most darirer •'
Mme. Tsni and tVi«• tlr
experiments.
ladies with her wore long
brocade, lined with fur. Win :
were laid off their full -l i
were of blue
cades. Their
a
bro
mau ve
shining black hai
' up in coils at the 1
d<
und the
of jewels were
'orn ;
Mrs. Ye Wan Yong, wife of t!m
charge d'affaires, \v
bright blue silk, with
Mrs. Ye Uba Y:
Hi ort
colored silk,
with a blue silk skirt..
■ i* than
> much
The C'oreans
the Chines
and very
Ye Wan Y
It did not a■ p< ai
acquainted. From their uv*of tlm
glasses it looked very
feminine curiosity in
ler
ladies, vo
h srua
d. Mrs.
oh prettier.
■ i: i li
11111''
h like fomini
Tim Lore an
was very rt i* l>•
in America.
trying to male
'd the latter return' d tb
ost by curioMt y
was no interchange
other than the vises of the <
terpretor and one of the
•speeds
of visits
i lu* ( up ans.
paid tbei
Mine. Tsni's d*'but at the ib«-ai
not, it seems, ah;
seriously e
sidrrod beforehand, and
vas the sub
Wash
spondence.
FRENCH ULTRA REALISM.
n r . Holmes Amily/es Hie Mistakes <>1 H;
in
of
a
anil Zulu.

by tho
nistaki
Tho first g: ....
ultra-realists, like Flaubert and Zola, is,
as l have said, their ignen
distinction between
We can find
ealism on- a
in
science.
hooks of anatomy,
cine.
want to see
integuments,
artist to study
dissecting
want
h-avi
they get int
Land«1V figures show
and
surgery
in studying the hum:
figure
•ith itu natural
is
a
in
ro
to
add
Venus to
the Apolh
their skills
the
great
To
a
1-111
to aid in tii
useful chiefly as a means
true artistic
When the hospitals an- invaded by
should learn soiuetlii
of
production
novelist, ho
from the physician a
delineates in
patients. N-n-nci
chrome. She ne
strontian lights ti
Such scenes as
scribe would be
essential
a
be
nd
-ver uses liicli tin*
the
the
five
eon.
Flaubert and /.ola di -
•educed in their
re:
•haracters. hut not
That
The
picturesque
is the first stumbling-block in thr way
of the reader of such roalDfe* stor:<'> as
up in
hich I ha ve referred.
those to
are subjects wide!
by scientific
to
-n which rno-
v nothing
•ould lie glad to km
persons
about, When a realistic writer'.ike 7- U
surprises his reader Into n kind of knowl
edge he never thought of wishing for.
he sometimes harms him mi
has any idea of doing. Ho
and he le:
and
is
and
Cork
and
in
full
and
mold
has
few
the
ire than ho
wa
produce a sensation
permanent disgust not to bo
mber odious irnae
Who does not ro
that can never ho
consciousness
A man's vocabuh
of evil words, i
vaslu T out fr
i-.i?
■hicli tiiev ha
v is terribl;
i-lUivo
the images thoy pre
and will not
One who has had the
sent cling to his memory
loose their bold,
mischance to soil liis mind by reading
of Swift
certain poems
cleans
it to its original whiteness,
and thoughts of a certain
>f the thinking
pressions
character stain the libe
, and in some degree affect the hue
s through tho
to
organ
of every idea that pas -
tissues.—Oliver
Wendell
discolored
Holmes, in Atlantic.

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