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Who puts his trust in printers' ink! Native whites born of native parents form fifty-two per cent, of our Na tional voting strength. The city of Chicago is erecting an electric light plant of its own, and proposes to light itself. Florida has a smaller valuation than most of the Southern States, being es timated at only $30,938,309. Up to the end of last year Philadel phia B new city hall had cost $15,699,- 961.67, and it is not quite finished ' jet. The trolley reigns in Philadelphia, but with not such murderous sway, apparently, as in Brooklyn. The last horse car in Philadelphia has been re tired. In the Chicago parks no one is obliged to keep off the grass until the grass is worn off the ground. Then peoplo are kept off till it grows back again. The New York Mail and Express ex rlaimo: "Having harnessed Niagara, Yankee ingenuity may some day use Ihe Rocky Mountains to fill in the Yo semite Valley, preparatory to catting it up into building lots." A writer in the Popular Soience Monthly thinks that some children lie habitually because they are suffer ing from disorders of mind or body, or both, "which radically interfero with the transmission of conceptions and perceptions." An nnusual number of agents from Western and Southern States are sta tioned in New York City this year for the purpose of inducing immigrants to settle in the States which thoy rep resent. Even Wisconsin and Califor nia are desirous of attracting new comers. Great Britain shows an annual do erease in crime, and prisons are being closed accordingly, but in Franco crimes of all kinds have increased during the last fifty years at a ratio of 130 per cent. The number of criminals from sixteen to twenty-one years of age has increased by 217 per cent. Singularly enough, muses the Chi cago Times-Herald, the editor of the men's department of the women's edition of tho St. Paul (Minn.) Dis patoh heads her column "The Lords of Croation," and there is nothing in her text to show a trace of irony. The name of this droll new womau is Smith—Mrs. F. T. Smith. Out of ninety-five candidates, who had secured appointments to West Point Military Academy for tho com ing year, but forty-nine succeeded in passing the mental examination, scarcely more than half; and yet, marvels the New Orleans Picayune, they ore talking of raising tho stand ard of the examinations for admis sion. The present examinations aro only in tho rudiments of education, but requiro a very perfect mastery of these. Tho last session of the Illinois Leg islature so amended the net concerning dependent ohihlren that overy train ing school for boys is to got 810 a month from the county for every boy committed to its charge, whether the County Board has agreed to it or not. As thcro is a profit for the schools of 85 on every boy, the training schools have agents out gathering in depend ent boys, and as the definition in the act ns to what constitutes a "depend ent boy" is very vague, they are gath ing in a good crop. The county au thorities have resolved to take the matter to tho courts. The Supromo Couit of Louisiana has deoided that a child of tender years cannot bo guilty of contributory negligenoe so as to be in part respon sible for any nccident or injury that It might suffer. A three-year-old child had been injured by a street oar, and a verdict had been given against tho railway company in tho lower court. Tho company appealed and pressed the point, raised in the lowei court, that tho child was in tho way of tho cor by its own negligence and there fore responsible for its own injury. The Supreme Court ruled that suoh a child could not be negligent and tho railway company oould not l>o excused for nny lack of caro or watchfulness on the part of its employes on that ground. Sneh employes aro bound to use extraordinary care and watchful ness whenever there are incapablo persons in the vioinity of tho railway, and if they do not the company mast suffer. This decision is good sense as well as good law. MEMOIRS OF BARRAS. NOW TO BE PUBLISHED AFTER FIFTY-FIVE YEARS. Written by Napoleon's Bitterest Kn cmy, a Singular Irony of Fate Places the Work of Editing in the Hands of un Uncompromising Admirer. His Star Not Obscured. The French Government Intends to "star" the Napoleonic revival at the exposition In Paris in 1900 so thorough ly that it has even intimated that it i JOSEPHINE. will remove the beautiful statue of the Empress Josephine from its pedestal at Fort do France, on the Island of Martinique, for exhibition In one of the halls of the exposition. This announce ment has provoked a loud cry of pro test from the Inhabitants of the little island, for the statue of Josephine, called the "Marvel of Fort de France,** is said to he one of the most beautiful in the world, and the islanders natural ly object to its transportation, which they declare would he an act of "un conscionable vandalism." The people of Martinique cherish the memory of Josephine with all the fervor of the tropical crcole temperament, for the Empress was horn there and at differ ent periods of her life kept up a modest establishment in Fort de France. It is interesting that at just this time, when the Napf "Ton cult is growing apace daily both in and out of France, that the long expected and eagerly awaited "Memoirs of ltnrras" should at last make their appearance, or, at least, that the first two volumes of the work—there are to he four in all— should he given to the public. It is a singular hook and it is probable that no modern manuscript has passed through more complicated vicissitudes. Paul Barras, a former member of the directorate, died in 1829 and bequeath- | ed the manuscript of the memoirs to one M. Rousselin do Saint-Albin. By reason of the nature of the subject mat ter of the memoirs M. de Saint-Albin considered it prudent for political rea sons to delay their publication. M. j Rousselin de Saint-Alhin died in 1847 ; and the portfolio became the property of his eldest son, M. Hortenslus de Saint .-Albin. The latter died in 1877 and the "Memoirs of Barras" passed into the possession of his brother, M. Philippe de Saint-Alhin, who died four years later aud who bequeathed them to his sister, Mine. Aehille Jubinnl. Mine. Jubinnl followed her brother to tlie grave after a few years* interval, and the memoirs were turned over to the present editor, M. George Diiruy, who had become connected by mar riage with the Saint-Alhin family. Thus by a singular irony of fate these memoirs, which were written by Bar ras in a spirit of the bitterest hatred of Napoleon, after fifty-live years find as their editor an uncompromising par tisan and ardent admirer of Napoleon, NAPOLEON* for such M. George Duruy proclaims himself to he. He not only decides to publish them, but to publish them just as Barras wrote them, thereby resist ing the temptation to expurgate them and to shield the memory of Napoleon and of Josephine from many of the wanton slanders and vicious insults with which the had Barras maliciously I attempts to defame them. I He comes to the conclusion that the Emperor's memory will not suffer from j this vicious attack on his character. ! He believes that no cloud of calumny j which may arise from this or other I quarters will he able to obscure the I radiance of Napoleon's star, and with j this thought in mind ho Invokes the words of the Emperor himself on tlie subject: I "Calumny has exhausted nil its ven ! oni against my person. It can no long .er affect me. It is no longer anything ! more in my eyes than the poison of | Mlthrldates. I am fated to he the food j of pamphleteers, but I have no fears of falling a victim to them. They will bite granite. My memory Is entirely composed of facts which mere words cannot obliterate. If the great Fred erick, or nay other man of his mold, were to set to writing against me it would be a different matter—lt would then perhaps be time for me to be moved; but as to all others, however much they may Inject into their work, they will never be doing aught but fir ing blank cartridge. Falsehood passes, truth remains. What has, after all, been the result of the immense sums spent In libeling me? Soon there will be 110 traces of them, whereas my mon uments and institutions will commend me to the most "remote posterity. Fn spite of every libel 1 entertain no fears for my fame. Posterity will render justice unto me. The truth will be known and the good I have accomplish ed will be set against the mistakes I have committed. 1 am not concerned as to the result." ■" It is thus that the man who "mixed the eagles of France with the eagles of the crags" routs and sends flying in all directions that army of slanderers and villfiers of whom, the editor would have us believe, his author, Harms, was the general in chief; and so far time seems amply to have justified Na poleon's prophecy. For the Emperor, It Is evident, could not well have had a more able or enthusiastic defender against the attack of his arch-enemy Harms than that enemy's own editor— nuruy. In scourging his author the editor almost out-Barms' Barms. At any rate, the honors may be said to bo easy. It is a singular spectacle—that of tlie editor arrayed against Harms as Harms arrayed himself against Na poleon, and it speaks volumes for the renaissance of the Napoleon cult. GEN. P. W. HARDIN. Nominated by Kentucky licraogvata for Governor of the State. The nomination of Gen. I'. W. Har din for Governor of Kentucky by the Democratic State convention at Louis ville was the result of a canvass of extraordinary excitement and is likely to be followed by a campaign of un exampled activity. Hardin is the best handshaker in the State and one of its best orators. As an eleetlonccrer lie ex cels even Senator Joe Blackburn, an other Kcntuckiun whom everybody calls by his first name. Mr. Hardin is a rich man and will not lie hampered by a lack of money. As to the man agement of the campaign 110 one can give him any points 111 the game. Hardin has been Attorney General / / OKN. MA KDIX. of the State for twelve years. lie be longs to the famous Kentucky family which lias been prominent ever since the State has had a history. lien Har din, whom John Randolph called "Old Butcher Knife" when In Congress, was his uncle. Ilardin is a stalwart six footer, dark skinned, handsome and of manly and imposing hearing. Ho does not possess any high reputation for learning and ability, hut lie Is a good politician. He Is 54 years old and is n native of Adair County. He was admit ted to the bar In 1865 and for thirty roars has been an active and successful practitioner. PAUL REVERE'S HOUSE. Probable Birthplace of the Patriot Still Stands in Boston. At 19 and 21 North Square, Boston, stands what was once the residence and the probable birthplace of I'aul Re vere. It is a wooden house with a pro f~ PAIL IIEVKHK'B niKTIIPLA.CE. jectlng second story; one of the few houses of this sort yet remaining. It was from the upper windows of this house that Ilevere displayed his trans parencies of the "Boston Massacre" on the first anniversary of that event, and here lie lived during the years of the Revolution. Here many secret meetings of loyal Americans were held. Revere moved to Charter street to ward tiie close of the Revolution, hav ing purchased a house at the corner of Revere place, and it was in this house that he died. The Tot Was Thinking. There is a little golden-haired tot with whom I carry on an animated cor respondence in pot hooks and hangers, who is much given to standing before the fire aud looking for faces in It. When asked what she was thinking of, the other night, she replied: "I am thinking of old times."—Washington Fost. WMCK OF THE COLIMA. GRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF A SURVIV ING PASSENGER. A Dive for Ldfe—Kxperlenco on a Raft Willi a Wounded Companion Plelccd Up at Last. ~T" ~T~ W. BOYD, of Birmingham, England, ono of tho sur- J 0 vivors of tho wrecked (T~ Pacific Mail steamer Cu lima, related his experiences as a pas senger on tho ill-fated vessel to W. E. Stauffer, of Pullman's Palace Car Com pany, while they were traveling to gether recently from Niagara Falls to New York. The narrative was re ported by Mr. Stauffer verbatim, and is as follows: Wo left Manzanillo about 4 o'clock ou the aftornoon of Sunday, May 20. Sailing out into tho opeu sea wo cn countorod a nice, fresh breezo. About 7 o'clock tho wind freshened, all awn ings wero taken in and preparations were made for rough weather. It was about sunset and tho sky was ex tremely beautiful, tho sua being totally crimson, and if that ominous forerunner of a storm was not con sidered, tho scone was ono of porfeet peaoe and quiet. But soon tho sea be gan to roughen, and ere long wo had a heavy swell, which continued from this time on. Tho ship soon began to pitch and roll heavily, continuing in this way all through the night, and by 8 o'clock the next morning all hands wore very busily engaged in securing the cargo, which was shifting slightly ou tho forward main deck. On tho hurricane dock wcro piled some sixty or seventy tons of lumber. Ou tho main deck several head of cuttlo and horses wero penned. Thoro was also a largo amount of oil on tho main deck, and on tho stocrago deck a lot of looso cargo was stored. Tho swell was very heavy aud many of tho pas sengers wero seasick. At about I) o'clock I went below to change my clothes, having carried them with mo 011 dock* The boatswain and some of tho men wero trying to put oil on tho water, but it would not go through tho scuppers. About this timo ono of tho steerage passengers went below, and shortly afterward wo heard a ter rible rumbling under us, which told us as plainly as words could have done that tho cargo had shifted. All tho loose cargo iu tho eteerago had fallen over to starboard. All tho oil on tho main dock had also shifted to star board, and tho coal in tho buukers slipped over. By this timo tho ship was leaning badly to starboard and we never again recovered un even keel. Wo had been heaving to for some hours and the shin had lost headway. The Captain called for 111 oro steam, but was nimbio ret any. Suddenly wo heard tho culls, "All on deck 1" and "Man tho boats!" and at this juncture I mado my way up tho compauiouway. Everything on the main deck at this time was confusion and excitement, and catching hold of a hammock I pulled myself hand over hand to tho other side of tho ship. When I got thero I saw the quartermaster go for ward with an axe, which was very sug gestive, and although I (lid not realize there was any absolute clanger up to this time. 1 began to look around for a means of safety. Tho heavy swell forced tho ship over further aud fur ther to starboard, aud tho \Vator came over tho sido in great sheets. After pulling up four fellows to tho port side, 1 looked in tho companionway and was surprised to see ouo of the crew, who had a lifo-proscrver on, jump over board. This was tho only man that I saw break away beforo the signal win given for all to save themselves. See ing this mail go, I climbed over tho port rail aud stood 011 the other side of the rail. Glauciug toward tho bridge, I saw tho Captain's hand 0:1 tho whistle-cord. Tho whistlwmmudod loud and shrill, and tho command was given for all bauds to save themselves. A crashing noise at tho timo drew my attention upward, aud I saw tho hur ricane deck and upper cabins all smash up into small pieces, and with tho re maik that "she will never como up any more," I took oft* my boots, coat aud vest, ran down tho side and jumped into sea. 1 went down very deep and I thought that ail was over, but after a timo I felt my arm go out into tho cold air. I was just about to take breath when 1 was swished down again, this timo going deeper than before. My breath began to oozo out of my mouth, replacing itself with salt water, and I fought for all I was worth. Sud denly I felt myself rising, aud, strug gling very hard, 1 camo to thosurfuco like a cork. After suudry gasps I was all right. My thoughts camo clearly, audi swain about for a while, trying to find something suitable to hold to. Seeing ouo young fellow with two bundles of shingles, I cullod out to him to give mo one. He said, "Como for it." I did, and we swam away in company. I looked arounl for tho ship, but she was gone, and nothing was left savo a floating mass of looso lumber and the crushed pieces of tho deck aud cabins. Ail around me wore pieces of tho ship, with people hang iug to them, and dead bodies floatod past me every few minutes. After a while I got 011 a raft (a collection of pieces of tho broken dock) with three other.*, but wo wero almost im mediately upset by a heavy wave. We all scrambled back again. Two of tho fellows wcro badly crushed. Almost immediately wo were upset again aud I lost tho raft. X had to swim about quito awhile, but finally I piokecl up a piece of wreckage about 3x12 feet, to which I held fast all aftemoou. Wbeu X first got thia a very heavy squall struck us, aud iu this squall many lives were lost. Many of the pieees of lumber were thrown across the sea, as they rose on the crest of the waves, and in this way many were killed. This squall was very sovere and was accompanied by a heavy hailstorm, so that for some timo wo could not open our eyes to see anything around us, and this lasted some two hours. When the wind 1 quieted down there were only four or tivo fellows within my range of vision, and I oamo to the conclusion that wo were nil who were left. I supposed that my companion had been thrown into the water aud killed by the float ing lumber—which afterward I learned to bo the case. I changed my raft several times now that tho water had become a little milder. Thero was plenty of choice, and at last I met a good raft with ouo occupant, who was a Mexican aud unable to spoak Eng lish ; and as I could not speak Span ish wcwere unable to understand each other. By signs I made out that ho had a good raft aud wanted me to join him. I dived over and swam to him, when I made tho discovery that he was badly crushod about the chest, back aud stomach. I pickod up two pieces of wood for paddles, aud with these T tried to paddle; but my com panion was too much crushed to fur nish any assistance, so I gave it up and allowed ourselves to drift. About this time on orange floated ' past and by tho aid of a long lath I got it. Wo had scarcely shared it when we got sight- of a cocoanut, and I immediately set about tiying to de vise some means to securo it. We watched it until nearly dark, 110 op portunity offering for its recovery, aud at last, fearing tliab we would lose it. in the darkness, 1 dived over the side of tho raft and swam to the cacoauut, secured it, and returned to tho raft, which I boarded. Although the cocoa nut had the libros on, wo opoucd it and drank tho milk. I also picked up two onions, which I reserved for fu ture use. Shortly afterward wo drifted by tho plush hack of ono of onr cabin chairs. This I made tho Mexi can lie down 011. but ho was so badly crushed that I had to get him up again, and he sat on tho chiirback all night. Shortly after this I got a ease o! oil, which floated past, and opening it I found that it contained eight tins of oil. Tho wind was freshening, and tho sea was beginning to get rough again. I took the tius from the case, knocked a lisle in the side of each with a nail, and threw them overboard. The consequence was that wo had a smooth patch around us for about two hours. The next thing to como along was a velvet-covered cushion. I se cured it, and as I was only dressed at this time iu a pair of trousers, I rippo I Iho plush oft' tho cushion and made a sort of waistcoat of it. A straw hat came sailing by aud this I caught. I [ placed it upon my head, lirst ripping off tho band and .tviug it arouud my neck in lieu of a -scarf. Tho moon was youug, and came out about 8 o'clock, and set about I'd o'clock. jFroin this time 011 wo sat and watched tho stars, and were pleased to uoto that the freshening breeze was blowing us in an easterly direction, whoro I knew the land to lie. Wo drifted iu this way until day light, when tho welcomo sight of laud met our eyes. Homo half-hour after ward I saw tho suioko of a steamer, and after signalling her for about an liuur and a half, we were scon, and tho ship hoalol for us. It was tho Han Juan, which for tunately was seven or eight days late going north.- Tho Han Juan picked up niuotcen othorsbosides our selves. About ton others have since drifted ashore. Tho Han Juan took us to San Francisco, whore I soon took passage across tho Continent cu route to my home. IN'a Eye lor t'.io Anli pio. Down at George Vauderbilt's expen sive house, Biltmore, near Ash ville, N. C., thero i 3 a great room iu which I tho furnituro which is to adorn the ' mammoth abiding place is stored. It is a room in the stable, by the way, but the stable is tiled with tho sort of tiles most of us consider a distinct luxury in a bathroom. Thoro are great mahognny four poster bods, carved oak cabinets, black with age, ancient settees worth their weight iu gold, anl goodness ouly knows what else. And thoy tell a story of a Wash ington woman, who peuetratod to the glass door of that great room and looked in. Hlio had been told how many miles of macadamized drives there are on the-estate, how long tho houSfc is, how mauy feet wide the ter race is, and how much tho foun lation cost. She was impressed till, as I said, she oimo to peep at tho furni ture. Hho looked at it iu amazement. "Well," she said, "the idea of put ting all that old stuff into a brand now bouse. I should think Vanderbilt could aft'ord better thau that."—New Yolk Advertiser. Brilliant ItscorJ o! a L!!e Sivar. Captain D. 0. Gilmour, of tho Brit ish Royal Naval Reserve, to whom King Oscar 11., of Hwedeu and Nor way, presented a pair of silvor-mouutod binoculars the other day, in recognition of his rescue of tho crew of tho Swed ish bark Golion, lias a brilliant record as 11 life-saver. In 188(1 he oiusod tho Italian ironolad I'rinsipa Ami 100 to be towel from a dangerous strand, and two years ago ho roceived the thanks of the Italian Governm mt for bringing into port the steamship Zan zibar, which lial broken down 723 miles from Queenstowa. Captain Gilmour also holds a modal of the Hu mane Society for jumping overboard and saving a man from drowning.— New York Sun. The World's Coil Yield. Last year tho world produced 553,- 703,000 tons of coal. To this total Great Britain contributed 185.000,000 tons; the United States, 170,000,030; France, 25,250,003; Belgium, 10,503,- 030, and Austria-Hungary, 10,230,033 tou*. Five million tons were mined in Australia, four iu Canada and three iu British India, Tbo Empress of Germany is making quite a reputation as an after-dinner speaker. Princess Helene, who recently mar ried tho Duke of Aosta, is an enthu siastic sportswoman. Miss Etnily Faithful during the lat ter years of her life smoked cigarettes incessantly for nervousness. Lalioucbere, of London Truth, pro gressive in most matters, is opposed to the use of the bicycle by women. Florence, Italy, is rejoicing in the visitation of a party of iifty American young women who have settled at San Donato and go sketching in a body. Pupils in the Chicago Art Institute design lace handkerchiefs, buckles, combs and calendars, as well as wall papers, rugs, iron lamps, iireplaces and grates. Lady Lytton, widow of tho author of "Lucille," who lias just received an appointment in the British royal household, is said to be in quite re duced circumstances. Paris may evolve anothor Marie Bashkirtseif fevor out of tho sad case of Mntoysi Savian, a young .Tapnneso poot who has just died in poverty aud neglect in oue ef her hospitals. Those who have soen her say the Queen of Madagascar is the handsom est of crownod women. Sho dressos in abominable taste, and drosses her self overlavishiugly with jewels. Mother Mary Gouzaga, who is said to bo the oldest sister of charity in tlio United States, celebrated tho sixty-ninth aunivorsary of her initi ation into tho order at Philadelphia recently. Japanese women never discuss thoir servants. To do so would bo contrary to Japanese etiquotto. They may talk of dress, the theatre, tho music, and tho rest, but tribulations must not bo referred to. Tho number of women studying at the University of Geneva is constantly on the increase. This year 128, or tweuty-fivo per cent, of all the stu dents are women, most of them Rus siaus or Poles. Sir Henry Irving says tliut English women arc singularly undemonstra tive. Although women admire him greatly and often form tho lurger part of his audiences, ho gels his applause almost entirely irom tho men. Amelia Slerneokor has invented a fender for trolley cars whioh will bo given a trial by tho San Fraucisco olectrio railways. Sho is butseventeon years of age, but has had a passion for machinery since her early child hood. Mile. Mario Lafarguo, who has scored such a brilliant operatic suc cess in Loudon, was discovered in the Basque provinces by Comtosso do la Rochefoucauld, who sont her to the Paris Conservatory, whero she won tho tint prize. Long as she has been an English woman, the Princess of Wales has never quite mastered tho English ac cent. She cannot manage the letter "r," and "channel" sho prouounoes "shannel," besides other little foreign peculiarities. A prize of fifty gold dollars, offered by the philosophy and soienco depart ment of tho Chicago Womon's Club for original investigation by women studen's in tho University of Chicago, has not been awarded this year, tho work submitted being not up to tho required standard. Miss Bamsoy, tho young lady who has gaiuod a first class in tho moral sciences tripos at Cambridge, England, is a oousin to Mrs. Montagu Butler, the wifo of the Master of Trinity, a lady who iu 1837 took higher honors in classics than uny male student achioved in hor year. In the cities of Japan thero is a largo class of women who make their living by furnishing amusement to ennuiod female patrons. They aro well oducatcd, can converse, recite poetry, tell stories, sing songs, play tho guitar and dance for tho enter tainment of those who send for thorn. Tacoina, Wash., claims tho only woman Custom House broker on the Northern Pacilio ooast. Sho is Miss Florenco B. Moffat, daughter of a steamboat eaptaiu, aud is said to be actively interested iu shipping inter ests aud to know more on matters of transportation and commeroo than many men in the business. Tho lady upon whom the great Cav endish bestowed the proud title of "Queen of American Whist Players," Miss Kato I. Wheelook, is a MiHvau lioean—a petite, fascinating woman, engaging iu manner and intellectual iu uppearanoe. Sho has been playing whist for fitteen years aud touching tho game for ten years. At a mooting tho other evening in London of the Healthy and Art stio Dress Association several of tho women present wore a costume of jacket, short petticoat reaching to tho knees, aud sandals instead of shoos. In this garb they look like old woodcuts of Captain Kidd. A Mrs. Relsey urged all her sisters to wear kuickerbookers, notwithstanding the taunts of their tyrants.' Prinoess Maud, of England, lately appeared in Battersea Park mounted on a balloon-tired "safety." The Duchess of jConnanght, being yet a learner, prefers to take her daily practice for tho present in the seolud ed walks of Buckingham Palace gar dens. Meantime the Marchioness of Londonderry, Lady Brassey, and the Princess Henry, of Pleas, rank among the most graceful and expert of rid ers. HOUSEHOLD AFFAIRS. BLUEING THAT IS SATISFCTOItV. One ounoe of the very best Prussian blue in powder, half an ounce oxalio acid ; put theso in a two-quart pitcher, pour nearly lull of boiling (soft) water, stir well; when cool put into bottles for use. The common bluo will not answer.—New York World. TO KEEP COLD WATEK. To got ice cold water in places whore there is no ice, wrap a jug of common earthenware in wet flannel, leaving no place exposed to the air ; place it, filled with water, in an opeu window exposed to all tho air there is. Keep the flannel wet; in an hour tho contents of that jug will be almost as cool as if they had been icod. PRESERVF.3 THE COLOR OF JAM. To preserve the color of tho jam, boil the fruit for a few minutes by it self before adding the sugar, being careful, however, not to lot it get so thick as to prevent tho souiu rising or tho sugar from melting pioperly. Try this recipe: Cut tho tope and tails off the gooseberries, woigh them, theu put them in the preserving pan; bruise thorn a very little with a clean or now wooden spoon, and let them boil quickly for six or sovou minutes, turning them well nil tho time; now add tho sugar (in tho proportion ol two and a half pounds of powdered sugar to ovcrv throo pouuds of goose berries), aud boil the jam quickly for three-quarters of au hour, stirring it carefully, and skimming it ruost par ticularly. Tho sugar should bo added gradually and well mixed in to ensure its melting thoroughly ; but once this is effected, it can scarcoly boil too fast. Properly made, tho color of this preserve will bo preserved.—Now York Telegram. nOW TO MAKE ATTAU OF RO3E3. Use the fragrant petals of flowors of tho samo season. Roses aud jas mine, with a small quantity of sweet brier aud mignonette, mako a nioo mixture. Thero mnst be a greater quantity of roso leaves than of all tho others together. Sproad the petals on a layer of cot ton which has been dipped iu the finest Florence or Lucca oil, and npriukle over thein a little fine salt. Lay on another sheet of cotton, nuil add petals and salt as before; reponi this, with a layer of tho oiled cotton botween each layer of potals, until you have filled a china bowl or a wide mouthed jar. Tie a bladder closely over all, and place the vessel iu the sua ; if under a garden forcing glass, all the better. In about fifteen days remove the bladder and equeezc tho cotton and petals, when a fragrant oil will bo ex pressed resembling tho high-priced attar of roses sold by druggists. The bottle into which thi3 oil is squeezed must bo corked up immediately. A bottle with a glass stoppor is best for tho purpose. If cork is used tie a pieeo of bladder over it.—St. Louis Star-Sayings. RECIPES. Ham Toast—Minee fino some cookod ham with an anchovy bonod and washed, add two beaten eggs, a little cayenuo and pouuded maee and sufii ciunt milk to make all moist; make it quite hot nnd serve on toast. Frieasseod Eggs—Slioo fivo hard boiled eggs. Take oue cup of stock seasoned with pepper nudsalt. Brown somo stale bread in n bntterod fryiug pan. Ilcat tho gravy ou tho tire, put the eggs in melted butter aud roll iu flour. Tut them iu the hot gravy and let them get hot. Lay tho eggs in a dish ou the friod bread and pour the gravy over. Vegetable Soup—Boil two pouuds of beef and when quite douo take it up aud lay aside for supper. Strain tho liquor in which it was boiled. Clean aud wash one carrot, one small pars nip, one turnip and oue union, out all iu lengthwise strips to resemble noodles, put into tho liquor and boil, till tender. Add a moo tomato and some parsley and scffvo with croutons. English Fruit Tart —Make without an uuder crust. Fill a shallow pud ding dish with one aud one-half pints of seedod cherries; sprinkle with one cup cf sugar aud one tablespoouful of flour. Mako a rich l.ie crust and roll out a little larger than the top >f the dish, but of the same shape. Prick it with a fork aud sproa I over the top of the cherries, turniug it in at the edges. Bake about an hour in a moderately hot oven. The English sprinklo sugar over the tart before it is brought to tho table. Boast Shoulder of Veal With Pota toes—Removo tho bone from the shoulder of veal without cutting through tho outer skiu, and fill the cavity with sliced potatoes and onions aud season with salt an 1' popper ; sow and put the shoulder in shape. Place in a baking pan with the bones under it, and browu quickly iu a hot oven. Theu season with saltnul pepper, dredge with flour anu baste with the drippings in the pan. An hour before tho veal is done add a dozou medium sized potatoes au I put them into the pan with tho meat. When tho veal is doue arrange them around it ou the platter; make a gravey out oT the drippings in the pau and servo iu a gravey dish. Will Mitigate the Fly Nuisance. Bunches of sassafras hun" iu the window will mitigate the fly nuisance. This is worth remembering by the summer boa.dor, who frequently linds herself not only livo miles from a lemor, hut au equal distance from window soreeus. ■—Now York Times. Telephonic communication between Loudon and Edinburgh, Dublin and ■ other important towns iu Great Brit- I ai.u has been established.