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Th tMTgrtk Tunnel In th. Iforlrl,
A ttinnpl the longrat lu (lie world
has been projected and Ik-riiii, nrnrtl
cnlly, nnder Blmrilon, to uppr.plo the
faiiioim ronil over the mountain con
itrurteil by Nftpolenn. The "route of
the Himplon" is thirty-eight miles In
length; the tunnel will he n triflu Ipk
thnn twelve mllp end f Imlf. Tho
TBion road Is 0,5113 feet nlxive tho wa
level, ie twenty-five or thirty feet wliln,
cromesCll bridge end pnsnee tlironli
severiil tunnel. It tiikea eight or nine
hours to cross the mountain by tho
wiroii road; the tunnel rati bo traversed
in tliree-qnnrti'isof 11 it hour.. The power
to run the ilritle, light I lie werliing and
ventilate tho tnnnel Is to be derived
from the Hirer Marsn. The post i enli
niated nt nlioiit $1,210,000 n nUU. Chi
A Cnrlmir. ffitprnttltlnn In ftornro.
The l!ritili consnl.ir agent in north
Borneo ays that on the wi st must sev
eral ppolo have been veriously hurt by
trying to fly out of coroannt trees, and
In sonio districts the paddy planting sea
ion has been nllowed to pass without
planting the crop. That is dun to a
curious superstition about a forthcom
ing general jubilee when everything
may lie left to take care of itself, when
paddy will spring up of its own accord,
and people get wings nnd fly through
Emulntlng tit Wild Wnt,
A boy at Ilinghmnton, N. V lassoed
a cow on Friday, in emulation of per
formances witnessed nt a wild west
show. The nniinnl became frightened
and dashed down the street, dragging
the boy nfter her. Deforo the cow could
be caught the lad was terribly mangled,
and died after several hours' suffering.
The Clputilj I.n:tf!.
Contrary to tho nxtul supposition,
cockroaches are quite cleanly and de
voto n great deal of lime to the toilet.
It is an interesting Miit to watch a cro
ton bug carefully cleaning first its an
tenna) anil then its le(.;s by p.is-ing tlieui
through its multiple uumhu parU). Pro
The KITptit of n I'oioiTnr Kong.
A Louisville dairyman began singing
"Ta-rik-ru U om-de-ay" on h'ridny morn
ing and could not bu persuadeil to stop.
For two days und nights he continued
to sing the song, nnd when his friends
could stand it no longer they had him
arrested, charged witli lunacy. On every
other subject be is rational.
French and German Politeness.
In England, as the titles of nobility
are limited and cannot be usurped by
fictitious characters without detection,
they confer a degree of consideration
upon the possessor far superior to what
Is observed in foreign countries, where
they are abundant to an extreme and
where every needy adventurer can as
sume them. A German baron, iu de
rision, on a race course a few days since
observed to a French marquis that the
title of marquis was very common iu
France, "I," added he, "have a marquis
in my kitchen." "And I," retorted the
Frenchman, who folt insulted, "have
German baron in my stable." This
repartee was particularly happy, it being
well known that German grooms are us
common out of their country as are
French cooks. It affords a just lesson,
too, against the folly as well as rude
ness of all national reflections. Maga
Sport for the Mob.
The most laughable thing I have seen
lately was the discovery of a new kind
of game by lively young setter dog. It
was in a large dry goods store where
cash is sent to the desk in littlo boxes
whirring along on slender rails. The
dog was following his pretty mistress
sedately enough, when he beard the
found and saw the swift flight of the
at the cash box. Be thought it was a
bird, and tore np and down the aisle
after it, scattering the crowd and amus
ing everybody in sight. As he would
not be convinced of his illusion, he had
to be removed forcibly from what he
probably thought the best hunting
ground he had ever struck. Kate
An Idea of Ileaven,
On one occasion the leader of talk
started the subject of the generally pre
vailing ideas about hoaven. After the
usvjal hit at the ruuteriulistio viows of
the, Mohammedan, he turned to an
American gentleman at the table and
asked what were his notion on the sub
ject? The Yankee, with his slow,
nasal accent and cool manner com
' manding attention, replied, "Waal my
notion of heaven is that of a quiet,
green place, without money and without
prioe." Mrs. Anthony Cross in Temple
Bar. , t
No Head for Bn.lneu.
Mose Schaumburg, Jr. Vader, a shen
tlemans vants to know if dot unBhrtnko
ble undershirt don't shrink a leedle any
- Mose Schaumburg, Sr. Does dot shirt
"No; it vaa choost little too pig."
"Of course it vill shrink. Vy don't
yon have some head for pishness."
- The sword flah live from five to ten
hoars after it is harpooned, and at any
time in that period he is a dangerous
customer for the fisherman. Indeed
swordfUhing is one of the most danger
ous as well a most exciting of ail th
variety of enterprises pursued by our
fishermen. Lewis ton Journal.
A Toothful Sculptor.
Julia Bracken, who ha received the
commission to execute the figure repre
senting "Illinois Welcoming the Na
tions," is considered the best of all
Sculptor Taft's assistants. She is but
little more than twenty years of age.
Potato rot is caused by a minute par
site, which is so small that a colony
numbering 300 individual can Iff in
Caoe smaller thaa pin's bead.
Where the English PneU Are Hurled
Of Shakespeare Westminster abbey
contains only a monument. His bones,
as everybody knows, rest at Stratford-upon-Avon,
and Milton Is honored only
by a bust. The author of "Paradise Lost"
Is buried in the Church of St. Giles,
Crlpplegate, and there is no reason to
doubt that the dean and chapter of bis
day would have refused him the rightof
sepulture in the abbey when he died had
it lieen then asked for. Kven so late ns
tho beginning of the Eighteenth century
the phrase, "second to Milton alone,"
which bad lieen proposed as an epitnph
for the poet Phillips, was "ruled out" by
Ilean Sprat, who reiragled the name of
Milton ns too delesti'ile to nppear in it
building dedicated to religion.
Thirty years later not only Milton's
iaino but the bust to bis memory was
admitted, although the accompanying
inscription wns not of a felicitous char
acter. Byron was actually refused
burial in t ie abbey; Goldsmith lies in
the precincts of the temple; Gray wns
burled ill the country churchyard, that
at Stoke Poges, near Slough, iu which
he wrotn his Immortal "Elegy;" and of
more modern bards Wordsworth, Ten
nyson's immediate predecessor In the
laureateship, is buried "by Kotha's
stream" iu Grasmere churchyard, while
the heart of Shelley nnd the body of
Rents are Interred In a Protestant ceme
tery at Koine.
Posterity is the only sure judge of
poetical renown, and who can doubt
that were Keats and Shelley to die now
they would as a matter of course lie
accorded a place where Browning
and Tennyson lie. It is a safe predic
tion, however, that our descendants will
not hold us of the Nineteenth century to
blame for admitting into the poets' cor
ner tho remains of tho author of "Morte
d'Arthur" and "In Memoriain." Lon
"Tourists do say funny things yet,"
raid a young woman just borne from
Europe, "though I feared 1 shouldn't
hear any of them. Two women wert
landing before a tapestry In a church,
nnd as 1 approached one of them said to
the other? 'Got your notebook, Hannah?
Put down (consulting her catalogue)
tapestry of St. Agnes;" ' then, studying
the pictnro liefore her, she summed it
up: 'Girl on a bench, sheep In the fore
ground,' and the two moved on withou
a second look." New York Times.
In some of the private schools of the
city teaching the minuet is a part of the
course of physical cultnre. Skirt danc
ing will be an easy translation from this,
and it may expected to be included In
the course shortly. New York Times.
A change in
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Four or five thousand dollars worth of
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"Say Ton Mont Little Prayers!"
Mr. Sal a in Ida jonrnnl relate the fol
lowing experience of Mr. William Illack,
the novelist: "When nt work Mr. Black
love intense quiet, and cannot bear the
(lightest noise. For this reason he al
ways (elects a room at the top of the
house as his study. At one time it was
his misfortune to live in what he de
scribes ns a jerry built house, and while
endeavoring to work In the early hours
of the morning, as is bis custom, he tells
of one amusing inconvenience I lint lie
was called upon daily to put tip with,
"The nursery of bis next door neighbor
was in a line with bis study, nnd in this
a sotiiewhnt numerous family was lo
cated. Kvery morning ns regular ns
clockwork Mr. Black could bear the
elder sister call out, 'Now then, you
horrid littlo things, kneel down nnd say
your nasty littlo prayers!' A profound
silence would follow, but the interval
was a brief one. Then came a rush and
clntter, and the shrill voices of the chil
dren were beard exclaiming, 'We have
snld our prayers; we have said our pray
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in suits we have noiliiiio ie good goods leti
She tlldn't Inilnlge.
They were enjoying a moonlight walk
In the park. His was a nature strongly
tinged with romance. Her nature leaned
decidedly townrd the practical side of
"Is this not positively enchanting?" ha
exclaimed rapturously. "We can now
drink to our fill of the beauties that
nature has so lavishly licstowcd upon
this lovely ret matt"
"Yes; but, George, 1 don't drink," re
plied the young lady prosaically.- New
Trinity college, Cambridge, England,
has nn autograph letter of Sir Isaac
Newton which the curators of the Insti
tution lxnight in lHsy fr $:ur,.
Ainnriitli III killed five of his broth
ers; bis mother in grief took her own
life; and ho was shortly after taken off
Checkers or draughts were known to
the ancient Egyptians, and pictures
4,000 year old represent a quarrel over
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Chump tlif Nnflfin l ,11 our ii, Octoln-r
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Attdrlttlly we wo the tiecmiitt nf Minn-noted
hwsmi Hint ii few TriofilliM mm wtiMHtnut hii'I
lien it V Is nmv no more, from the ell'ertM of
I. it Jlrlmie. Now, yood neoiile, I liuvo (rented
liiindreMM nf nine of l.ii (irlppe, mid In Ifn
worst Nt ii tret, ii nd never hist n rtise, nnd now
I liiivnit minted formula of my e tire, which I
Imve Mild hundreds of for fjl.'fr n piece, find
have received priilse from nil purl mid
from ii niimher of physlclitns its to Its elite ttcy.
nnd now the OrlpK Meimon In rornlnjr and
thut yon mny nil tret n formula turn having
one wnipiM-d mound every bottle of
Mnr(ifHn'N Hysteni Henovtttor, nl .. n hottle
or six for Ml. For Mile tit nil hruuHtoreH
nnd 47 (Milo Htreet, Allegheny, '.
2.M tti M worms removed In 41! months. Cn ti
re rs removed from nil purl of the hody
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Office njieri from ft A. M. until ft I. M.
Hiirtfoon'M remedies for hiiIu In Keynold
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