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fl t53l THE GLOBE REPUBLIC. SITNPAY M6BJTtfrG, FEBRUABY 8 1885. DO YOU REMEMBER? Do you rrrriesber that dav, mr dear. OhI I shall rememUT until 1 die). That wonderful day of a vanished year, When under the green of a leafy tky. With Nature sindnif her sweetest tune. We sat through tho lour, tlaj altormxm? Ohl fair was tho world on that perfect day. With soiiir aud color and shade and thine; With Flowing jrruin and with meadows gay. With odor subtle nnd fresh and One: With the solt low music of muted birds With tho calm content of tho graziiur herd. Never a wonl did we &y of love. As wo sat in the happy shadows there; lint we heard Its volco In the Iwuiths above. Wo felt its breath on tho pulsliur air; In the silence sweeter fur than speech. Our hearvlxutls ausu ered each to each. Still i your hand like the lily leaf. With tho sea-shell's tint at tho tlnjrer tips; Your hair has tho eoldof the jrathcred sheaf, SHU like a rose aro your dewy lips; And 1 know In my soul that to-day you are K eeter and dealer tlian then by far. Yet I rememtier. my lovt, so well. A subtle -oim'thliik-nNiut vou then. Itevond the iniweror mv words to tell. 1 hat net or has seemed to como back again. And 1 would pl o more than I dare to say J'or Ci? look jour dear face wore that day. Va It. irv dear, a flush of the cheek, A i.'"-erjr lah or a droop of l.d? A tremble of lip- that dared not speak The truth that deep in the heart was hid? Nay, tho look that in or your features stolo Was tho strange sweet sign of a waking soul. Jlav comes ticrr but onco a vear; Tills Is th- sun-mer, and well we know Fulfillments l tor thun promise, dear; Hotter u Is that tho oak should prow, TIioukIi tne acorn dlo: the rose-bud's doom Wo quite forge-. In tho roso s bloom. Richly the fun of your summer beams. Though May comes not to your life again: And, darl nar, tho something that haunts my d reams, I know- w Ith a Joy that in half a pain. That wonderful waking May-tuneirraee Ucr lovur has round in our daughter s face, Cariotta Ikrru, in VumnL DO TllAINS THINK? Somo Intorostinar Paycholoffioal Questions. Evidences of the Instinct of Locomotive I From the Stand point of the 31an on he Foot-Hoard luiestlgatloii of Lo- simiotlve Mind and Matter. I'lttsbursrh Chronicle Telegraph. "Do railroad trains think? have they in stinct? do you fancy a train has any quali ties that has not already been attributed to it ns a common carrier? I mean psycho logical qualities," was the odd lot of ques tions hurled this morning in a bunch at a reporter. "I can not say as to trains," he replied, with deliberation; "but as you suggest the possibility, I may say that anything is within the limits of the attainable in this progressive age. Locomotive engineers have been known to regard their engines as things tiossessing qualities fully up to the instinct of animals. It's a sort of iron norso sense i snouiii say. sometimes a certain engine is regarded as unlucky, and engineers dislike to handle it. There have been stories of the tendency of such an en gine to get into smash-ups and to kill iti attendants, for all the world like a vicioui horse. Others have been renowned for do cility, tho ease with which they work, their quick response to the manipulation ol the levers, their cleverness in not being on hand when there is an accident, their small consumption of fuel and water, and theli infrequent visits to the hospital. Such nr, engine seldom gets sick, and is the pet ol the engineer, and receives the tender atten tion of the rubbing-down cloth o the fire man. An interesting book might be written o the engineers' and firemen's estimate ol anatomy, physiology, and psychology ol the locomotive. But yet, do you know, have my doubts as to its having a thinking arrangement within its iron-bound car cass. In reference to the engineer's super stition perhaps it would be as well to give a point as to locomotives possessing in stinct, but I draw the lice there; they cer tainly haven't bruit. As for cars, I be lieve they are positively stupid. They have no motive in life except when an nexed to the intelligent engine." "Possibly, then," said the searcher into locomotive mind and matter, "perhaps it may be that an engine may have so much wit as to be the mentor of an entire train permeate the stupidity of the cars, so to speak. When you rush for Union station and see the train you were hurrying for putting out of the shed and the cylinder cocks puffing out sarcastic remarks at the t irdiness of mankind, don't you fancy for a moment that that train knows more about Eastern standard time and prompt ness than you!" "No, the feeling is that of an indignant reproach at the locomotive. I acknowledge I regard it for a moment as I would a man who hadn't quite come up to my expecta tions in regard to an appointment, but the train, the cars, do not enter into the con sideration except as a dead responsibility annex, of no more account than the coat tails of a man." "I am largely of your opinion," was the Interested reply. "Let me relate the in cident that impelled my first series of questions. Yesterday evening, when I got home, I found two relatives from a city in an adjoining State. They had taken a sudden notion to visit me and came without notice, of course. Within an hour two relatives from the northern part of this State put in an appearance. Ko sooner did party No. 2 see party No. 1 than there was a cry of surprise. 'Why, you here 1' ejaculated No. 2. 'How fortu nate. We went to O this morning to take the train to pay you a visit. At O we saw our train leave a minute too soon, but just then an engine on another railroad began making up a train for Pittsburgh and wo concluded to visit our friends here.' As party No. 1 had not left home until two hours after. No. 2 ex perienced the wisdom of the two en gines ntO , the inference is that loco motives not only know what is going on, but possess a sort of prescience, a proph etic instinct that in this case was superior to the minds of the fewer intelligent per sons comprised in my Nos. 1 and 2 vis iting parties." FOOD AND TEMPERATURE. The Relations Existing Metwren the Two In the Animal Sj stein. A series of experiments made by M Ch. Richet upon rabbits shows, far bet ter than the bald statements usually given, the relations which subsist be tween the quantity of food required by an animal and its power of maintaining its normal temperature, also the need of a covering; natural or artificial, as a protection against cold. Two rabbits were placed in a cool chamber (between fifty degrees and sixty degrees F.) The largr and heavier of the trro was kept constantly shorn, and the weight of food which each consumed was ascertained daily. For two weeks the shorn rabbit resisted the cold, eat ing every day at least one-third more than the unshorn one. yet losing con stantly in weight, while the other one gained. During this time the tempera ture of the shorn animal wes about half a degree less than that of the unshorn one. After two weeks the organism of the shorn rabbit became unequal to the task of producing heat, the temperature fell, and on the nine teenth day the animal died. During this short period it had lost more than one-sixth of its weight. Abundance of food and warm clothing, are, therefore, the necessities of a cold climate; but and this is the zreat reason whv the natives of a temperate ojimate succumb in a hot one not only light clothing, but still more a light and not too nour ing diet are essential to health in hot weather or in a tropical region. As M. Richet puts it "it is no exaggeration to say that an Englishman eats ten times as much as a Hindoo, and if, when in a hot country he persists in the same regimen, he eats ten times too much-" Detroit Free Prcsi. WOMAN AND HOME. BREVITIES, ITEMS AND PARAGRAPHS CONCERNING THE FAIR SEX. Ueauty and l)rm-Foreign Maid Serv anU Desirability of Forgetting Ar tistic Success 'An Understanding' Deserting tho Costumer. Baltimore American. "A woman's street dress nowadays is so near akin to tho dross of the stage that the Lusiness of the costume establishments has nearly died out," remarked a prominent cos tumer. "You see, the plain and simple street dressing that characterized both men and women is no longer in existence, and the establishments that were once relied upon to furnish fancy costumes are slowly but surely becoming things of the past. Fashion has done much to bring this about. As fashion demands a more gaudy or flashy dre-s, the business of the costumer neces sarily decreases. The legitimate work of tho costumer is to step in between the plain and modest dress of everyday life and the magnificent apparel of the stage. Since, however, the plain style of street dress has been swallowed up in a more fanciful and attractive habit, this work has been on the decline, and the costumer has been the loser. There are many street dresses to-day that yetrs ago would have been consUered magnificent ball dresses." "Do you attribute this decline in vour busino s simply to a change in fashion!"1 "Well, as a general thing I da The change in fashion from a simple to an extravagant iress implies a more lavish expen Jiture of money on the part of those whose purses pro vide the dresses. If there should occur an event that demands an extra dress, the purse-strings, drawn already to their utmost tension, cannot be relind upon to meet the new demand. Tho dresses worn by some women in the street cost quite as much as the richest costumes that could be selected from my establishment. A brilliant gather ing of to-day, where flock many women gayly and richly dressed is but an ordinary occur rence, where, years ago, the common folk would stand on tiptoe to get even a peep through the keyhole at a richly-dressed woman. Even women themselves who move in the highest circles of society, are less envious in this regard than were the women, say, of ten years ago. Then a woman would strive to do her utmost to outshine her rival. Hence an appeal would be made to the skill of the costumer. Now, that tho magnificent dressing of the women has become a matter even of street observation, the rivalry has died out, aud to bo in the fashion on the street is almost to be in the fashion at the most brilliant gathering of society. "To give an illustration of the decrease in business: To-day I am called upon to pre pare five dresses, where eight or ten years ago I would thiuk business dull if not called upon to fill orders for at least a dozen. It used to be that every fashionable weJuinj I wouy ( urnish us many customers, but even this has run its race, and the most brilliant and exclusive weddings in Baltimore will I not send a single customer to the costumer. ' (hip main ralmniu f mvtn f ha nriiata s.o. XU iUUUl AtiaiUjs.V ts UJVII tuo ficM7 fjai ties that take place in high life. The men and women who are jiermittcd to attend these must of necessity make soma special provisions. Being naturally and daily associated with rich dressing, they will on a special occasion strive to appear in some other dreos than the one worn in the usual routine of life. Here is where the cos tumer comes in. The parties ure rich, and no question about the price of the dress is raised, and tho costumer has things his own way. Even this branch of the business is not as flourishing as it once was." "Upon these occasions who generally are the best customersP "Why, they come from the very best so ciety in the city. Bankers, lawyers, mer chants and professional men in general patronize the costumer. The biggest busi ness done in Baltimore in the way of costum ing was upon the occasion of the Martha Washington tea party some years ago. Since then the more legitimate business has been Cat." Beauty and Dress. Philadelphia Record.! The beauties nowadays wield the magic sceptre with tne same potency as of old. Is it strange, then, that women should seek by every legitimate means to look as pretty as possible! Some of them will, while en grossed in the effort, argue that it is a duty they owe to society; but, looking down into their heart of hearts, they will discover a more personal motive usually a man. And the man, loudly decrying any art us jd in the make-up of women, if it improve- tho sub ject will concede it to be legitimate, and a 1 mire accordingly. The dainty devices of dress are, along with other little allurements, laid at his shrine. Dodge the question as they may, women dress to appear pleasing in the eyes of men. Men no longer like homespun, and women no longer wear if. Book muslin and blue ribbons are passe, and "beauty unadorned" sleeps with past ages. But while rr en con tinue to be ruined by women's extra agance it is only fair that the saddle should be put upon the right horse. Men admire the filmy lace and mysteriously shadowed velvet as much after marriage as they did in their sweethearting days, and although they may growl when they come to pay the bills they submit to the inevitable. If all the women in the world would league together to return to prist ne simplicity, and there shoull be no sly, dissenting Eve to don an extra fig-leaf, there would result an intolerable millennial sameness; but jut so long as men are enslaved by the tricks of woman's. toggery just so long will women continue. Ui. dre for and at them. Foreign Maid Servants. IDemoresfs Monthly.), Almost every American w.ll-to-do family that tra els abroad returns; with one or more foreign servants. Maid srvants are most in favor, for American hvlies find it difficult in this country to secure-young wonua who are willing to wait on, them, dress their hair and perform other jwrsoaal services. Americin girls who "live out" have not tho subiniedvo nesscf the foreign-trained body servants. They resent any appearance of authority, nor are they as well-trained as foreign serv ants in those p rsoaal attentions that add to the comfort of a woman's life. Then it is often, an advantage to have a girl in a family who con speak French or German, as they help in educating the children into tho mys teries of foreign languages. Many moa servants are also brought over, but they da not stay with their employers for sa long a time as do the maids and guvernes-es hired abroad. The latter find it more difficult to change their employments, and girls ni serv ice do not marry so readily as young, women who receive their company at home or who work in shops. Domestic service in these modern times is disorganized, because ministering to the wants of another human being is regarded as menial and degrading. It should not be so con sidered. Adding to the comfort and minis tering to the necessities of others should K looked upon as the mo,t laudable occupa tions, ft has been so deemed in all the be-t age of the world. The suu're and th ftitfn In the middle ages did everything f.ir tna personal comfort of the knight they served. To wait on a kingly or noble person was a mark of honor. Fidelity to any other person, than oneself is among tho chiefest and most useful virtues; but reverence and resect tor others is dying out in America, and so our servants are drawn in great part from classes, trained in European ways of thinking, Comlns to "an Understanding." P'Uncle Bill" in Chlcaco Herald. Speaking of polito society, that portiaror our population has countenanced an innsva tion in tho time-honored usages of court ship. The novelty consists of a poriod.de scribed as "an unJerstan ling," just betwer the state of indiUferenee and that of be trothal. This has suddenly become n recog nized and well-defined condition fin- switi mental couples to get into. Nonsense? But true, all tho sauu. Go into any frhiouablei gathering this winter anj there -will pretty surely be pointed out to you some paivwk young persons, of whom your iiiformaat will say: "They've como to an understusJ ing." "Do you mean that they are engaged f you many inquiru. "Oh, no." may bo the answer,, "and I don't beueve they ever will go so far as tfmfc TluM!nlL.tU..li. .u . , . , I Theyaroontermsof sufficient mthnacvt, learn each other's qualities, and yet are not committed to a beturothal; so that In caar of dissatisfaction, taav can part without tna ' formalities of swapping utters, returning gifts or making awkward announcements. How was the practice introduced i Nobody knows, but it Is In vogue." When I received this lostructlon in the matter I Insisted upon further knowledge as to the mutual status of such couples. "Well, look at those two waltzers yonder," said my fair friend; "notlse that her hand does not merely rest its finger tips in his palm, but jwrmits itself to be firmly clasped. Ahl now they stop, and it is noticeable that her waist does not get away from the encir clement of his arm with the alacrity which fashion orders in ord Inary cases. They have come to an understanding. Don't you com prehend I How dull you are, to be sure. Seo this picture," anJ she indicated a finely colored copy of the rather familiar "Spring," in wuicn a very carelessly arrayed young mau and girl are tho very amiable occupants of one swing, "that pair is in an understand ing." The Desirability of Forgetting. Excliange. To bo brave enough to deliberately forgot people you ought not to know; people who drain tho be-t out of 3-our life and make you feel as if all the world held nothing but dis appointments and to you had come the worst of them. It is hard, but it is worth trying for a game worth many candles, especially if you have not gone very far in the journey of life. To lw brave enough to forget even the lightest scandals. Slander, of course, you would not listen to, but tho habit of telling witty stories at other people's exponse de serves severe treatment, for it is decidedly bad illness of the heart. One way to stop it is to fail to see the funny part, to forget to appreciate the jest When the teller of it finds how very pointless it seems, and when somebody murmurs about its being rather bad taste, then you may be sure the medi cine will be strong enough to kill thd disease memory. To be brave enough to forget your own affairs when you are in the world, for it is not, as a rule, interested in them and won ders, many times audibly, why ynu love them. The world is a good one, bat its in terest in your life and its motive is slight, tho weather being of much more importance and usually a safer topic. One remembrance is well utterly impersonal conversations are always without danger, even if you fear you will be counted as one of the multitude, as nothing brighter than the ordinary woman. A Young Artist' Fortune. Jenny June in Demorest's Magazine. Something over a year ago, a wealthy gen tleman sent his daughter to the Institute of Technical Design in order that she might ao quiro an art that could bo put into practical use if she should need It. In one year she nad acquired such facility in flower-painting thai she was asked to paint something for the Cincinnati exhibition. There are a va riety of magnificent pansies in her father's green-nouse; sne gatnereu some 01 tne pur ple, the yollow, and the "bright-eyes," threw them into a china bowl in which there was water, and painted them as they floated. The study of color caught the trained eye of Mr. La Farge, of the La Fargo Society of Arts and Decorative Artists, and he at once found out who had made it and offered her a .ucrative position, which was accepted. He was told her preparation was not complete, but so difficult is it to find young women or young men with special gifts, and especially an eye for color and combination, that he gladly took her as she was, promising to give her all the additional technical teaching the needed. That is one chance of a hun dred, and many poor girls of perhaps equal talent, but not equal opportunity in the way of previous cultivation in color and combina tion, said, "If it had only been I to whom the good fortune earner A Itemarkable Woman. Xetv Orleans Picajune-I Mrs. Alice lis Plongeon, now in New Or leans, is a remarkable woman, scientest and linguist. She has accompanied her husband in all kis travels, and is a devote 1 and leanwd archaeologist. She is an English woman, quite young, with a spiritual rather than a handsome face. During their jour neys in Yucatan forests Mrs. Lo Plongeon wore always a bloomer costume and carried ier rifle and revolver. She is a dead shot and expert hunter and horsewoman, ami can cook quite as well as she can talk, write, or mako photographs. She is in manner shy, modest, but with that admirable and adora ble self-possession without which the charms of the most charming woman are imperiled. At tho time Dr. Le Plongeon nd bis wife discovered the buried statute, of Chaacmal, now in the museum of the City of Mexico, their Indian guards revolted, being supersti tious, and did not want the statute to be re moved from its hiding place. Mrs. Le Plon geon, with rifle and revolver, kept tho In dians at bay until h)p could be summoned. This la ly is the correspondent of The Field and Country Gentleman, and a constant and valued contributor to The Scientific Amer ican, to several illustrated papers of Madrid, and to scientific publications generally. She is a graceful speaker. Chinese ltlce. Boston Budget. Boil nicely (so the grains will bo distinct) enough rice to fill a pint mould when done. Dissolve half an ounce of gelatine in a little milk. While the rice is still hot put in oua ounce of butter, and some sugar and vanilla to taste. When it gets cold add the gelatine and half a pint of whipped cream. Put in a mould, and when set servo with cream or preserved fruit. Enough sugar must b3 I used to sweeten the additions of gelatine and cream. Show the Children ltespoct. Detroit Free Press. Ifwill surprise many parents to have t suggested that they should treat their chil dren courteously and respectfully. Yet it is the best advjeation that can be imparted to them. Parents are apt to turn mat chil dren should be subject to authority and are not to bo consulted. But why not! It teaches them to exercise judgment and imparts self respect The imitative Quality in children leads them to reproduce what is most strik ing in their parents, unless, they have a suffi ciently positive individuality to map out character for themselves. Thus, many children reproduce the loading characteris tics of the parent who commands most their regard. So, to treat them harshly, or even imperatively, is to create an autocratic dis position in them. It is not a lovely trait. Self-respect and. equipoise of character are very different from a domineering propen sity, which arrogates authority everywhere. An Original Creation. Chicago Herald. Among other idealistic dresses is an ori ental creation of gold silk and cream ti-sue, figured with green jalni leaves woven into the sheen -like fabric, tho leaves being in clu-tors, the corsage, looptngs of the skirt and hair all being furnished with pendants aud borderings of oriental pearls, with mar velously Leautiful effect. Its sister dress is of a new material, embossed with wild roses, combined with It ce net in the same do sign, with ed;o to m itch, the loojied back and train being of '.ha embossed fabric, while the front is formed of tho lace in underskirt and most artistically draped over apron. A AVucnan's Ingenuity. Chicago Time&.l One winter a lady discovered a crack in a pane of glass through which came in more ol the keen, cold wind than was at all agreea ble. It was not convenient to have new glass put in just then, so she covered the crack with thick cloth, pasted a pretty little engraving in the center of the pane, and around it arranged a wreath of small antumn leaves. The draught was stopped, the cracks hidden, and she had a pretty picture to look at 'besides. It would have been quite as pretty, jwrhaps, if the engraving had not been used, and the paue entirely covered with the leaves. Artistic Fashion Xnveltr. Chicago Kews. " The latest novelty in the world of fashion is the recent German invention of painted dress materials for ladies' drov-os, table and furniture covers, rideaux, portieres, etc, in 1 6atin, real velvet and cotton velvet, the 1 manufacture of which last named article Germany has brought to the greatest perfec- , tion. The designs are first outlined on the I respective material, then painted with very thin but fine and adhesive colors in oil, and these paintings, before they are quite dry, are given a thin coating of bronze colors. Send Away the "Crow-Feet." Demorest's Magazine. The face is educated to wrinkles, and wrinkles are cultivated by most people. One need hava no mor vwow-f est" at 40 than at it, It people would laugh wna tnetr mouths and not with the sides of their faces. But the crows-feet are increased tecf old by burying the face in pillows at night. A lookiug-glass will prove this at any time. Wriiiklos on the forehead are similarly in vited, and with the crows-feet, con be sent away at any time. Care of the Ifatr. English Hairdresser. To wash, braid tho hair loosely in several braids, take a raw cg.j and rub thoroughly into the scalp (if beaten first it rubs in bet ter), then rinso in cold water with a little ammonia incorporated in it, wring the braids in a coarse towel, sit by a fire or in the sun uutil dry, then comb out the braids. The braiding prevents much snarling. Where one's hair is thin a quinlno lotion will prevent its falling out and give life to the roots. The Undermost Garment. "Close, but not too tight in fit, the under most garment, either in ono or two divisions, should cover the lxxly from the neck to knee, or even to heel, with sleeves or half-sleeves; but it would be worse than useless," says the author of "Dress aud its Relation to Health and Climate," "if maJo of othor material than pure wool, which, we cannot too often insist, is superior to all other textiles as a non-conductor of heat and absorber and dis tributor of mouture." To Cook Ktaporated Peaches. Demorest's. To get the full flavor of dried or evap orated peaches, they should first bo allowed to soak for at least threo hours, then cook them slowly; when thoy nro almost done a Id the sugar, then set them away and let them get iwrfectly cold. If not used until th second day they will be still bettor, as tbey will absorb the sugar and bo much richer apparently. Mrs. Jarphly's Opinion. The editorial she was read in j stated: "It is a privilege with man to do honor and homage to the gentler sex that Heaven has intrusted to their eyre." "Wot a liel" ex clatnod Mrs. Jarphly. "I'll bet that fellow makes his wife start tho lire." Salt for the 1 1 air. Pemorest's. Dry si Jt applied every day and brushed into the roots will make tha hair silky and cause it to grow. Do not continue but a year, or two at losjoVt, as it is a strong tonic. A I-sdf Invention Mrs. A. M. Hayward is the inventor of an adjustable soap-holder for bath-tubs and pails, which meets a long-felt want of soma means to prevent the soap from being left to soak and melt away in the water. A Spun-Glass' Dress. A New York lady is said to liavo a dress of spun glass trimmed with cut crystal beads, the glass being in the palest amber tone, in exact coloring of the hair of the fail wearer. Cure for Corns. Cor. Journal of Horticulture. A preparation of the common celandine is an excellent remedy for corns. This plant is very common along roadsides in the east. Jenny Juno: The world is gradually be coming the woman's oyster, as w oil as that of the man, and if she is w is?, she will open it with her brains, not with her bands. Addison: Before marriage we cannot be too inquisitive and discerning in the faults of the person beloved, nor after it too dim sighted and superficial. Man is continuilly saying to woman, "Why are you not more wisel" Woman is constantly saying to man, "Why are you not more loving" The women of Siam have petitioned the king to take from their husbands the right to pledge them in the payment of gambling debts. TheTalmul: Three things may mako a man presumptuous; A beautiful dwelling, beautiful furniture, and a beautiful wife. , What fact more conspicuous in modem history than the creation of the gentle man 1 the union of chivalry aud loyalty. A- Instead of the old-fashioned R.S.V. P. on social inviations, "an early answer is re quested" ip the popular reading. THE FACES OF AUDIENCES. No Two Aemblae Alike Catchlnir Knthuslasm from the Crowd. Talmage In Leslie's Magaiine. An eminent lecturer declares that all audiences are about alike to him. He enters at 8 o'clock tho public hall, and finds a cir cle of humanity coiled around him just like the ono be saw in some other hall on the previous night Our experience is differouL We find no two auliences alike. Each one Is as different from all the others as one man's fac varies from another's physiog nomy. Some audiences ore dull. In the village we find poor schools or stupid churches or unenterprising newsnapers. Everything is profoundly silent save ass cough or a sneeze interrupts one. Tho stolidity of tho assembly reacts upon the lecturer. While you are spoacing you look at your watch. T?u begin to measure off your lecture with less interest than the mer chant measures a yard of cassimere. You say to your.-elf: "Half through 1" "Three fourths through!" "Five minutes more and I may quit I" And you close your manuscript. shake hands witu the treasurer, and go out. At another place the audience beam upon you as you enter Everybody seems to say: "Welcome to our town 1 We are all waiting for you. Now do your best If you have any wisdom or wit, fling it over this way." Your smallest joke goes off like a pack of Fourth July fire-crackers. You are amazed to see how peoplo take things. Your poorest lecture catches enthusiasm from the good natured audience. You feel as if you were in your own parlor talking with a group of college chums. The hour and a half seems to you only like twenty' minutes, and after choking hands with men, women, and child ren, you are so well pleased that tho com mercial part of your engagement seems most insignificant. You got your pay before you came to the peroration. Let audiences know that ofttiines they are re-ponsible for thestupility of a sjieaker. The attempt to build a firo among green wood makes a smoke, but n- blaze. The Tight-ISoot Fool. Philadelphia Times. Tho sufferers from corns should be warned by certain late occurrences that it is better to bear the ills they have than to get their corns cured and die of blood poisoning. Several fatal cases of corn cure have oc curred in Brooklyn of late and physicians ore warning the public against the murder ous intentions of the corn doctor. Easy shoes and long life are preferable to tight fitting boots and a costly funeral at short notice. The tigut-boot fool will be a fool to tbeenl of the chapter in all probability, in spite of death and the doctors. A president nib:trra.scd. Ben: Terley Poore. On one occasion President John Quincy Adams imperilled his life by attempting to cross the Potomac in a small boat, accom paine 1 by his son John, and by his steward, Michael Antoine Giusta, uho had entered his service at Amsterdam in (514. Intending to swim back they had taken off nearly ad of their clothes, which w ere in the boat When about half way across a gust of wind camo sweeping down tho Potomac; the boat filled w ith water, nnd they were forced to abandon it and swim for their lives to the Virginia shore. By taking what garments each one had on, Antoine managed to clothe himself decently, aud started across the bridge to Washington. During his nbsence Mr. Adams and his son swam iu the river, or walked to nnd fro on the shore. At last, after they had been about threo hours undressed, Antoine made his ap pearunce with a carriage and clothing, so they were sr".ie to return to Washington. Mr. Adams purchased that day a watch, which he gave Antoine to replace one w hich he had lost 111 the boat, and he alludod to the adven ture in his journal that night as "a humihat ing lesson, uud a solemn warning not to trifle with danger." A few weeks later a revolutionary veteran named Shoemaker, who had been for thirty years a clerk in the general postotlice, went in to bathe at Mr. Adams' favorite spot, the Sycamores, was f seized with cramp and was drowned. The body was not recovered untu the next morn ing, while Mr. Adams was in the water; but the incident did not deter him from taking solitary morning baths, which he regarded as indispensable to health. THE RUSSIAN BATH. THE PLACE WHERE THE PORES TURN INTO SWEAT-SEWERS. rhe Mysterious Ordeal of Vapor, Soap and Water In the Kteain-ltoom Sparring with Cold Water A New 3Ian. Oeorge Alfred Towiwend In Boston Globe. There is not so much difference between the Turkish and Uussian bath as you would suppose. The TurkUh bath Is dry, heated air, which you inhale, and which forces you to sweat. The Russian bath is heat modified by steam. The Russians, I fancy, found tho old Roman bath in Turkey, and, not liking a very dry air, they sought some means of softening it, and, therefore, they bad the vajwr baths. When you go to the big Russian bath you occupy one of about 2U0 rooms, all sizable and commodious. You take off everything you possess in the way of human manufacture, don't gird yourself with a towel, but step right out into the publis plaza, and you go back through the gristing-room to the wiping-room, whici has a roof and walls of onyx. Then you open the door of tho tepid room, which has a big ool of water in the middle, an 1 all aronn 1 it are marblo slabs for reclining, and the heat comes out of various grates, and overhead is a tine piece of staine 1 glass. Behind this room is tho scrubbing-room. where they scrub the human body as if it were a wooden floor. You pass through this npartment and enter the steam-room proper, which has als'i n great kx)1 in the middle. The first pool you have already passed in the tepid-room is niado up of well water. The pool in the steam-room is of Croton water. You can hardly see anything in the steam-room when you first enter. The hat is high without being oppressive. Tho pores of your body begin to open, and finally you have not a singlj pore that has not poured forth. You find your skin to lj pierced everywhere with little bits of .sowers .ml puncture', and out of each comes that beat which is not of much use to you. Finally you come out, and a man seizes you and lays you down on a pieco of marble and put a sponge under your head. Then he takes a flesh brush and a lot of soap and he scrubs you everywhere. When you are thoroughly well scrubbed you are allowed to go free, and you naturally turn to a corner of the scrubbing-room, where tho different spigots of water are al lowed to go wild. One of these spigots conies from the floor, and you can hold up your arm and a strong jet of water will teek you under the armpits, or you can throw your head back and the same jet of water will strike you under the cerebellum, and you will freeze out what very low animal nature you must possess in order to le a great reformer. Another sheet of water comes when you touch a spigot from the top an 1 strikes you with tho full force of a human fist, aud you can have a sparring match with col 1 water, which you don't often have, I dare say. Another spigot turns on the shower. By the time you have started these different spigots you heart has just got a little aroused an 1 takes an interest in you. You next step throagh a side door into tha great Roman apartment, which is something like forty feet wide by perhaps 100 feet in depth. This is the gem of tho bath. The proprietors put it in two or three years ago. md expended nil their spare money in the stained g!as and the solid marble walls, the marble ceiling, etc. At one end is the mag netic apparatus, by which you can get all the electricity you want in no tima. At each eud of this room are all sorts of needle spigots, by which you can have a lung bath, a kidney bath, a shower bath, or whatever you desire. At the opposite en 1 is a marble arch, which leads to the natural plunge. Here there is a driven well, and the water comes up clear and green. You wet your head with the bottom of your hand ani thsn you plunge in. The first shock is pretty rough. Somehow or other you want another one, however, and before you leave that beautiful plunge, which must have chemical properties of somo sort, you feel like buying out the establishment and remaining there for life. After you have passed through a man takes a towel and gives you another one, and you are wiped dry and then you are taken into the kneading room and put on a clean sheet and every joint and muscle in your body is worked or annealed until the whole man has had a certain gentle exercise and flogging and stimulation. Then you can go and have your corns cut nnd the thick skin taken from under your soles, and if you are very noble minded they will rub into you some alcohol or some lavender water or soni3 vaseline. In the meantime your boots are being blackened. You can get Into a chair with a blankat around you and be shaved. Whan you step out into the open air almost everybody you see seems to bo a young girl. An wkwiinl lEesurrectlon. Freund's Weekly. It occurred one nighc when Neilson and Compton had been playing "Romeo and Juliet" at one of the provincial theatres, an 1 happened in the scene which close) with the killing of Tybalt by Romeo's sword. "As this scene is usually 'closed in' well up the stage to allow Juliet's chamber to succeed immediately, the representitive of the 'fiery Tybalt' Is always asked to die in the third or fourth entrance i. a, at tho back of the stage and to lie close until the flats are run on and he is hidden from view. Tybalt re ceived the sword thrust in the usual effective fashion, and, treating the audience to a tre mendous 'back-fall,' dropped down stiff and stark and dead. The prompter at onco gave the signal for the flats to tw pulled on, but ntos! the scene shifters were 'pulling1 at something else, and did not respond, the only movement being the shuttling of feet, caused by some of the employes rushing "next door1 to fetch the delinquents. "Having heard the whistle and the subse quent shuffling of feet, Tybalt concluded that all was right, and, calmly sitting up, he very methodically put his collar to rights, fidgeted with the button at his neck, quiatly pulled down his Shakspearian shirt, and, shaking the dust off his wig, turned round to get up, when to his astonishment and dismay he encountered the amused gaze of the large audience intently fiia-1 upon him. With a horrified 'my Godf he rapidly measured his length a second time, aud the scene shifters having returned, the flats were immediately run on amid the uproar- . ious laughter of every spectator before and I behind tho scenes." The Day In Havana. Xew York Mail and Express. It is the cu-tom to arise at an early hour, eat some orange,, and take coffee, and then go out for business or pleasure business ap pointments being frequently made for 7 o'clock returning for breakfast at 10 or 11. The days are rather warm, and it is con sidered dangerous to bo exposed to the sun between noon and 3 o'clock, but the nights are always cool anil there is very Lea vy dew. The air is clear and pure and at night the stars shine forth with a brilliance unknown in the northern skies. Warning Against Sealsklss. Philadelphia Kecord. Dr. J. Solis Cohen, tho eminent specialist in throat and chest diseases, eaid to a re porter that furs upon garments to be worn sbsiut the shoulders and neck are all of them to be avoided. Ihe thoughtless manner in h hich tho garments are thrown back from the shoulders and throat, after the body has been unduly heated by them, Is the chief ob jection to the furs. They also prevent proper circulation, and as the body in ordinary neather can be kept sufficiently warm with other and lighter garments the furs should be abandoned. A small fur boa, which is thrown about the throat while the wearer is in the open air, and at onco thrown aside upon entering the house, is considered a good thing. "The sealskin coats, however, are specially worthy of notice," said tho doctor, "because they have become so common. It is entirely loo heavy a wrap for this section. If used .s unobjectionable; but the trouble is that some of the fair owners of the pretty coats ., ,- ,, 1. . auviuvuj u vuij tu r j tViU n ralUCi lit wear them in pretty much all sorts of weather, because they are both fashionable md Lecoming, and because niauy ladies can only afford the one garment and must wear It at all times. Thus it Is a wrap of every- lay uso Iu a climate which does not require to heavy a garment. The result is frequent IVnLsiiatr.n.s assirtrlnnll nl.aAlrn.1 !' Xa mnans t :Z:ZZ.L:r BROTHER GARDNER'S REBUKE. fie lCeprtmands a Member for Imlnlgtng Too Freely In Iitla Quotations. Lime-Kiln Club. "If Brudder Shindig Wntklns am in de hall o-night he will please stepdis way," sail Brother Gardner, as everybody except Bed Itock Taylor drew in bis feet and ceased coughing. BrotherWatkins had jammed himself into the northwest corner and was rubbing down a bunion with n fragment of grind .tone, but he slipiwd on his shoes and made his way to tho president's desk with a look of keen ex pectancy on his face. "Brudder Wutkins," continued tho presi dent, "about a y'ar ago I hail a few words to say to Clarified Davis on the subjeck of Inngwidge. I now want to spoke to you in diwi Iually. Or seberal different occashuns I has heard you wind upanobservashun wid cum dig soils. Has you got to dig a cellar or a wollf "No, sah." "D j you know anybody named Solisl" "I reckon not, nh." "Den why did 1 ou call on Solis to come an' digf "I dunno." "Uml On odder occasions, Brudder Wat kius, I has heard you speak of aijua pure. Has you much of a winter's stock on handf "I 1 no, sah." "Dat's too bad! I war' gwine to buy a ton or two of you! All out, eh I Now, Brudder Watkins, what did you mean one day las' week when you told Giveadam Jones dat you felt en disbabille. "I doan' remember, sah." "Donn', ch! Doan happen to hev any en dishabille in your pocket to-night, do youP "No, sahf" "Daf sail worry sad. At de oyster pa'ty de oder eliening you told Mr. Mister Call forth dat you nebber went out nights wid out your simiiia similibus curanter wid you. How many times does it shoot, Bruddor Watkins?" "I I dunno, sah." "Brudder Watkins, look me in de left eye I De man who has looked in at de back doah of .a college am not speshually called upon to give de fack away. An', too, de English langwidge am so plain an' easy dat anybody kin make hisself understood widout breakin' his back. When de presi dent of a republic like dis sends fn'th an an nual message in sich simple English dat skuls boys kin swaller ebery word, dar hain't much call fur de likes of us to stand on de hind platform of a street kyar an' call out: 'Ad interim amicus humani generis ante bel lum comma je fusl" Wo know it widout his givin' hisself away. "Take yer seat, Brudder Watkins, an' let me hope dat you will hencefo'th use de langwidge of de kentry in impartin' de in f urmashun dat you went to bed wid cold feet an' got up wid a backache. If you war1 publlshin' a cneap arternoon paper, for cir culashun among people who had spent years at college, it might do to frow Greek and Latin into your editorials, but in yer pres ent condishun you kin git trusted fur bacon in de English langwidge, an' pay when de bill am made out in de same." A Kennel for Ilfgh-Tonesl Canines. New York Letter. With a gentleman who is a connoisseur U all that pertains to canines, and who hai courteously volunteered to conduct the in troductory preliminaries of the visit, a trip was made to Mr. E. R. Hearn's kennels one day during the week. Tho Hearn mansion is situatod on the left bank of the Passaic river, and is surrounded by elegantly-cared-for grounds. To the rear of the residence are the famous kennels wherein are kept the dogs which have taken prizes at all ttu prominent bench shows of this country ano Europe for many years past. These build ings cover the better part of an acre of ground, and are fitted up in a manner which would be the envy of many a mechanic ol the metropolis. Hearn's manager greeted the writer and his companion at the main entrance, and courteously signified his willingness to give any information within bis power. He led the way through the canine boudoirs. Each kennel, of which there are a score or more, has a stone flooring, and a shifting gUst roof which can be moved at will to lot in the light or keep out the cold. Running water is located in a corner of each compartment, and each is lighted at night by gas, and is heated by hot water conducted through the series of buildings by means of pipes sup plied from an immense boiler. Couches which would make the average tramp's mouth water are filled with clean straw every day and at night are fastened to tht side walls by means of catches. A monster bath tub provides a lavatory for the high toned canines, and in one corner of the main building is the culinary deportment, where the food is cooked for the petted descendants of canine blue blood. At the rear of the buildings, in the orchard, is the "run," where animals take their walks abroad. Each ken nel is ten feet square, and is surrounded by ash sides, surmounted by a wicker-work barrior. Mr. Hearn has about twenty dogs at pre ent, the "boss" dog being the "Duke ol Leeds." Money could not buy the animal. Duke has taken several "Hundred Guinea" prizes in Europe, and has long been a favorite at all the kennel shows in this country. He stands about three feet in height, and when in good condition weights somewhere neat 150 pounds. When standing upright Duke was many inches higher than the tallest man who was present at the private exhibition. He catrieJ away the honors of the recent Philadelphia show and also at that held at Montreal Education In the East Drake's Traveler. Uncle James, just arrived from the west i ?r i visit to his little neiee Well, Emily, and how are you coming on at school) Em ily (little 8-year-old) Nicely, uncle. Uncle James I suppose you can read and write and spell with the best of 'eml Emily Oh, my, yes. I study mental philosophy and the science of languages, and on Tues day I'm to prepare a treatise on "Psychol ogy." and another on Friday on "Methods ol Thought:" and twice a week we have a les son in "Ethics of Sex," and here is an article which I am to read to-morrow, called "The Brazen Period," and Mamma (entering the room) There, Em ily, dear, little children should be seen, not heard, and beside your Uncle James must be very tired after his long journey. Uncle James looked tirei. A Peculiar Difficulty. Chicago Tribune. Professor Schweninger's method of cur ing corpulence, which has so greatly bene fited Bismarck, is not, it seems, a new thing under the sun, for Pliny says in the twenty, third book of his natural history that "who ever wishes to become stout must drink be tween the courses, while he who wishes to become lean must thirst at his meals and afterwards drink but little." Many Ger mans are adopting these measures at pres ent, but as a large number of them take their moaLs at restaurants, a peculiar diffi culty has arisen. The restauranteurs declare that their only profits are made on the beer and wine they sell, the food being often thrown in below cost. Thoy do not, there fore, look with favor on Schwenningeriter Approaching, Inch by Inch. Chicago Herald. The "boss" cold wave is that discovered by Professor iliscox. of Brooklyn, which he says is advancing from the pole to the equa- I tor, reducing tne mean temperature at me rate of a tenth of a degree in lO.ouo years, aud is likely to freeze us all dead in some millions of years unless somebody can start up a big fire at the earth's center. High living In Washington. INew York World. The late lamented Worniley, the celebrated caterer of Washington, is believed to have been directly responsible for the dyspepsia, if not the decease, of several distinguished men. Charles Sumner actually dial in Wormley's house biographers, who draw the color line closer, say iu his arms aud the great caterer had long contributed to the senator's creature comforts. Henry B. Anthony, noted for his ; B'"'0""'; aceompiisuuieuw a"" one 01 pV ornUey's best patrons, died from a compli- cation of disorders directly due to generous . . , living. Sam Ward was Wormley's guide. philosopher and friend, and was not only the best judge at the capital of what constitutes a capital dinner, but outside of his own in terior department, no man knew better how to locate such dinners where they would do the most good. These great gastronomists l U Hu.v.gonetothe majority. (Onrsnic Byeeiaicry. TIr. James Brannan, Second avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa., writes : " Fur two yi-art 1 have been constantly troubled with a chronic diarrhrta, or dysentery, liavnjj had, on an average, Irom twenty to twenty-five passages eteiy twenty four hours, and every one bloody. I hail thoroughly tried all the prominent phv sicians in Pittsburgh, wa twice in the West Penn Hospital, the first time thir teen weeks, and thotign 1 left it m-ich better, yet in five days I was as bad as ever. I then tried two other great doc tors in this city, and one of them finally assured me I was not 1'ing for this world, and advised me to write to my friends about it. I next went to Dr. Hartman. I without the least confidence that he could I do anything for me. He examined me, I smiled, and said, he could stop the bloody discharges in less than two weeks, which I he did with Per una, and I have now I been entirely well for several weeks, and never felt better in my lif , though I am still taking his Peruna. I will take it whenever I need medicine. Mr. Patrick Burns, Pittsburgh, writes : " I have suffered intensely from piles and chronic diarrhoea. I was treated by five of the best physicians and surgeons in the city of Pittsburgh, and with all grewtl constantly worse. Finally three of thenM said my only hope was an operation. This frightened me, and I went immedi ately to Dr. Hartman, who has entirely cured me with Peruna. I have been at work now for three months, and never in my life felt better. Call and see me at corner of Twenty -seventh and Mulberry streets. Twelfth ward, Pittsburgh." Mr. Patrick Cunningham, S. S-, near Sidney street, Pittsburgh, Pa., writes: " Forfive years I have suffered inexpress ibly from internal and external piles. I have tried the best physicians of Pitts burgh and Allegheny without relief. I went to Dr. Hartman, who cured me without detention from work with Pe runa." Charles Frank, of Emrichville, Jeffer son county. Ohio, writes : I had piles and fistula in ano for four years. I had suffered constantly with a" discharge of matter from the parts, and sometimes f'om the contents of the bowels through it. I could not have borne it much longer. I had heard so much of the ill effects of a knife operation that I resolved io -n to Dr. Hartman. He ridiculed the ',ly id' i of cutting it. and at once per jrci ?d h.s own original operation with jt 'he knifi a id without pain. I am orcuhly cured, thonjn of course I took p VA." r CAIN Health andjiappiness. ? ? DO AS OTHERS CQCHAf1 liAVE DONE. Are your Kidneys disordered? Kllnr Wurt brouttbt mo from mr ffr uit were, nf ter 1 hiul txn eiTn up It 13 teat doctnr. in Ifetxoi;. 1L W.DciraaxtecliAclcloiilA,)Uc. Aro your nerves -weak? IHdntv Wort cure" me from nervous wrknw Jtcafitr I wm not x pcted to LItV Kra. K. M.B. Uooilwux, Jul. CkrutUn Monitor OaTebuui, O. Have you Bright's Disease? "KWney Yart cured cte when iny vttr tu Jut Ilia chillc n-l tliii like KlfwwL" Frank Wliaon, Pebod, Suffering from Diabetes? TXlnrT-Wort Ui mofct vnccessfol remedy I hv erer tued. (J Ire almost lmmedls.t relW." Dr. l'hilllp C IUUou, Xonkton, Tt Have you Liver Complaint? "Kidrw-y-Wort cured mo cf chronic Lirer DImum after I prajed to die. Uenrj Ward. Ut CoL nth Kit. Gaard.Zr.T. Is your Back lame and aching? "Kjdn-T.Wort.l buttle) cured me when 1 waaao UxLd I tad to roll cut of l-ed. C. U. TaIXi&Affe,XUwuike,TCa. Have you Kidney Disease? "Kldne j-W crt niadt me Round InUrer and kldneya after years of nrancwasful doctoring, lta worth tlOaU-x."-Sara": liodes, WtUiamttown, Wart Va Are you Constipated? "Kidney-Wort caaes eay evacuations and cured ma after 13 jeara uo of other medicines." bon TalrcUId, BL ilhana, Yt, i .till vo you i.iit.tMii.tii r j ME3dneT-Wort haj done better than any other remedy I have erer used In my practice. vr. Jw n ujus) auuw uvrv m Axe you Bilious? "KllneT-Wort feu done me mors good tbsa say o&er rcniodj r hare erer tAken." lira. J. T. Oalluwij, Ok TUX. Oman. Are you tormented 'with Piles? "KMneT-Wert vrroumtitllt enret me cf btaxbc rues. hr.w. C: lajie rwommeadtsl It to me." Ura. U. Ilorst, Cuhier M. lunlf, Ujentaws, Pv Are you Ehoumatism racked? KMaT-Wort curert me. after 1 waa girea up to die by vhni&tn ard I had t ufftird thirty year. HtrfUfO lUlcoha, Weit Bath, Xalae. Ladies, are you suffering? Kld:wy-Wort eunsl me of ptctdiar trull bit of 4Terl Tiara ataiidtn:?. 3f&HT f n D!a De and Dralae It." llra.II.LamoreaulsleLaMrtte.Yt. If you would Banish Disease i and gain Health. Take t The blood Cleansir. HHCaaaHMMMHBaBBi Loss and Gain. CIUETES I. "I waa taken sick a year ago With blllious leer." "My doctor pronounced me cured, but I pot sick again, with terrible pains in my twek and sides, and I pot so bad I Could not morel I shrunk 1 From 223 lbs. to 120! I bad been doctoring for my liver, but it did me no good. I did not expect to lire more than three month. I bepin to use Hop Bitters. Directly my appe tite returned, my pains left me, my entire j stem seemed renewed as it by magic, and after uaicg several bottles, I am not only as 3"und as a sovereign, but weigh more than I di.l before. To Hop Bitters I owe my life." R. FlTZFaTKICX. Dublin, June C, '81. CHAPTEB II. "Maiden, Mass., Feb. 1, lSH). Gentlemen I sudered with attack! clslck headache," XeuralgM, fema.e trouble, for jears in the in hi terrible and excruciating manner. So medicine or doctor could give me relief or cure, until I used Hop Bitters. 'The first bottle Nearly cured met" The second made me as well and strong u when n child. "And I have been so to this day." My husband has been an invalid lor twenty jinn with a serious 'Kidney, liver, and urinary complaint, 'Pronounced by Boston's best physi cixns 'Incurable!" Seven bottles of your Bitters cured him and I know of the 'Lives ot eight persons" In ruy neighborhood that have been sived by your bitters. And many more are using them with great benefit. " They almost Oo miracles!" Jlri. E. D. Slack. How to Get Sick. Expose yoursell day and nilji;eat tou much without exercise; work too hard without rest, do.-nr all th time; take all Ihe vilenustriims advertised, and then you will want toknowArtrtoae; vtlt, which is answered In ttir-e words Take Hop Bitters! M".'on genuine without a bunch of gTeen Hops on the whit label. Shua all Ihe vile, polsoa ou, stuff with "Hop" or "Hop" in their Mm. A Story Writer. Cor. Boston Budget) Anions ba interested listeners to Mr. Han thorue was a lady, the wife of a very distinguished college otiicer. "Hawthorne Hawthorne Hawthorne- she rjpliod interrogatively, when he was presented, then, with a sudden animation, -Oh! why, yel you writo stories, dont your "Yes," quietly answered the novelist. "Oh, I'm so glad to meet you, Mr. Haw. thorna." Mr. Hawthorn seamed pleased. "I'm glad to meet any one who writes stories." Mr. Hawthorns seemed a little less pleased. "Do you know," the lively old lady went on, "I have my maid read me a story every night until I go to sleep." It was hard for Mr. Hawthorne to appear as pleased as he was evidently expected tobe. Nashville Christian Advocate: When i naturally amiable min trfas to put on scant atta he is sura to overo the matter.