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the That that the um«. . .. --— . — lens nbout the form and harmony of -hem. To arrive at the perfect*» of style It to to have at the of writing poetry a certain de gree of objectivity which, »hike it cord them. This agfcade of shj cct lrtiy dares that the importas! raie they hare played in literature is to iaspsre Is rarely Iff sad the result is they are lera of their instrument at the of writing. Tc set again« cam he do d m 1 not stamped with the HIM PROPOSITION. as tSks eery prood of their »re department. claiming that it can every poaat bie exigency, hie. As for the truth of thin gait 71 Harper's Ro-cd Ta t. R is not adTiaahie to meditate and tfcax is the Inability of Its to firca. L'tfwtaaitdj. occurrences were growing to be the leading odkàata of the Are depa n the town oSdal* to ways and of stopping them. - exclaimed one portly gent erras, things should rarely happen in fell-regulated Thus it west on for over an hour. ffrowing no nearer to n ooia-Jo* of the EiSealty. Finally of the Are de pertinent members artete. "Gentle men," be cried, "I have a resolution to propose which I think if adopted by the honorable board will entirely do away with Are* in our town." "Hear, hear." cried the the board. What in it? Propone it," bera of this bera of ÊÊÊL "Gentlemen. I propose that three days before each Are aome one should At the time of the French XX -îs 1 " reToIotlon Houdon. the celebrated French sculp tor (whom statue of Voltaire we have rai admired In the foyer of the Theater ^TtTexe^ge 1 ** r f n h " 8 Mn ta Houdon, in raT^ing W ^e. SmT Bra^n^^Ua h haaT^ CearTi man J t^lu. «^'the^fr^T Judge« be feared ^hera for bis salvation Mme Hon don refrains to ^T' aa Anal and*uslng all the aru and°ta^ guilements of which an ».^ French lady Is capable Barra* at tast con descended ta ask if h*r hLbTnd "ad any statue for rale at that Ume In hi. «tudlo. Madame replied that the only Antabed statue at prewtnt in hi. atelier was a figure of 8t. Bchotnstlce. holding n •''roll <A manuscript In her band. On i »aHn« no the R»vott,-i f n M dl i purchase this sublime work of art and hâve U oUr'd X r^ orders were ca^i " out wlth^he „ .. . . . . ' . life »na red but hr " n,1 l >to ^ B t . ( . , Wa * a '!a tnendou* times % " go to tbe bonne and ascertain it it bas been caused by tbe inmates' careless ***** and if no enforce a payment of money to meet th* expenses of ran Bing tbe engine» to tbe scene." FRENCH REVOLUTION STORY. InT0nl«d Vm Im T«#th, W. Wiltshire Riley, a well-known Inventor residing at Cromwell. Conn., received probably fatal Injuries by a fall down his cellar stairs. Mr. Riley I* over HO year» old. When a prac ticing dentist in Columbia, Ohio, Mr. Riley Invented false teeth, which baa brought him over 150.004 and he also has been successful with other Inven tions. He has been trying to have the government adopt a lifeboat of bis Invention, which baa a balloon attach ment. A H#Ffal Klga. , Doctor—What your butiband really wants, maditm, I« complete rest. Now, if you could only— lady -'Jut he won't listen to me, doc tor. Doctor—Ah, that'» a very good be ginning.—St. Paul's la«« e difference. wburr. *1P 18,1 • **■ fcm - ■» stare! y Mara JeffcrsoaL The two of * moral»* can lamed all day lang. were always war* friends of Master!* In al " SaauUar as that of Jefferson h!*seK, hot the home of Madison does to he so well known. Mont The two Swwadaj* the a slight eminence shout Umr mam from Orange Gonrt Hon«, fri»g the long li»e of the Blue Ridge whieii rave it I jx ^ **** ** ol-Holding ar*s U> welcome the coming both sides the long wings ot the — , all if 3 SK : .S •< ■r asp - * m. - i at >'! ^ Ï* : ■V FI ■ i X À — '■J*; - i MONTPELIER. HOME OP PRESIDENT MADISON. gueat." One of these wings, with the garden* and ofSees attached to It, was devoted exclusively to the use of old Mm. Madison, the prealdenfe mother, who lived to a great age. Here she le«! a quletllfe. near to her children, but îparl fr °" îh ' » tbr "°* " Uh ""Kb 'he bouse was often Ailed. The front toor has acquired a quaint old-time ook from the Wgh ^fnted Zrn "e over IL Inside the house is large and H« - *«"- *-«ta^ plainly, but richly, and everything is arranged with W ***' BW *** '* P * CUI b ^ aitT ol Montpelier Is ita magnificent trees, * '*** h0arT WHb "«*■ Wh;rh Bhtrt th ' ° ,d b 0 "*" in With * *° rt 0t pr °' ' >rtIn * tanderness from the ouuide worM - To the right Is an avenue of ?prUee pine " pIaJ,ted und " th * ^ r ' «"»» of Madiaon. and not , '"7* T * 'Z 1 *' ' *7!' Wh .°**K ' b **° t " * ft a *T*' Tk*. . . tbat . * b °™ Z» Th h « >1. cZ ,X ,e«^hv J*J! i fh< . m Preaid(?nt Haye, when he visited rÄ"-" b ' c -" " hlch w * referre<1 »bo»«. I» an Ice h ° U **' d " S iD *** Kround »' cord,n K w th * Vlr * ,nia faJ,h,0n ' ° V * r H '* « ,a, " tr VartK t * OTp " ! ' Whlch Madison often spent long summer mornings, reading or conversing with h -'rtandA On. of the tradition, * hlcb tbe 800 ' , fo,lt ot th ® neighbor il0ua *' wh,ch waa *** flm * !vcr h ® anl of fn that section. The negroes could not believe their ears when ordered to till It with Ice early In the winter, and the overseer, himself Ailed with doubt. atraightway attempted to fllssuade his master from so useless an undertaking. Madison was greatly amaxed at this and laughingly promised the man an Iced mint Julep on the next Fourth of July, In exchange for his largest turkey the following Christmas. To this the over •eer willing agreed, deeming his turkey perfectly safe. On the "Glorious Fourth" Just enough Ice remained In the straw to fill the compact, and Madl son told the story with great glee to his friend, while carving a line, large tur key for hi. Christmas dinner. During the summer months the In mates of Montpelier spent most of their time on the spacious lawn In front of th* bouse, and often had dinner served under a large, vine-covered ar bor. In one of Mr». Madison's letters, . Only a 1 I truly of the Cnited granite shaft. A the ___ sweet Dolly Matiisoa" that she has t te down to hist ary. MaJlaon. when member of Congress &om Virginia, met In Philadelphia MU *f his birth sad death This in- ; touty. Many red from Washington and Oaer Montpelier. Uke the fragrance of aa old-time flower. Ungers the mem Madison" she was called then, and It is tress Todd, a dashing widow of a bnl Haney and beauty seldom equaled. Oh. They bet witched us haps even a Utile more, for tn road Ing the history of those early days on* eaasot bnt be «ruck with the number of widows one then as they bewilder us now! Per _ . .. arrooa They held right royal sway and were undisputed hell*». What became of the gtrta until they themselv« became widow. It in la sooth, they modestly u> have held back, while I um-hs on the fletd of of ,bs rzm^hM * a fie.i of eoaqu*«. Of ihm *n* fw president three Washing ton. Jefferaon and Madison-married thetr widowed sister* reaped noble tri widows, and many others among the prominent men of that day followed the prevailing fashion. 'Madison's mar rtage to the sprightly Widow Todd took place In 17»4 at Harewood. her stater'« home tn West Virginia. This stater ha-1 married George Slept« Washington, nephew to George Washington It has fallen to the lot of few .omen ,„77 ttr"ra Ù va^ed a rareZr « ,1^ of Mrs. Mad son She was brought up ar cording tm the rarict"t ra,f of P the Quaker church In Philadelphia and lit Psyne tri^ln^toVh«l ta h * r '»«mure Quaker bonnet and quiet drab gown, was as different from dash äa * ***** *»«■<» " »f 'hey had been tw ° «taraon. instead of one and the same. But the demure Quaker bonnet could not conceal the beauty and fa* In * tlo ° it. and she soon bad ad mirer, galore. She married one of ' T ^ " ame ' * memb * r ">« 3~-Jety of Friend* and a rising '.?** laWye 1 r • an ' , unt11 hi * ' , ~' h «*>«'" ^ T* th * "" ° f * btr( * a * k ' !r "^on. After mourning him . J ' %JlJ\ [J ïffii \ wSt t ^e— m T H/ Jff/Ï " Vf A /Æ s _ 1 | » tf, ^has \ "k ' n. MRS. JAMRS MADfSON. In Old Age. for some time she threw off her quiet garb and bloomed out one of the most bewitching belles of her city until »he left It to go to Montpelier, as the bride of James Madison. Here she remained until Madison became Secretary of State under Jefferson, ami she |eR h *r quiet country home for the gay life at the capital. Traveling then was not what It Is now; steamboats were few railroad, unheard of and a jm.rney must needs be taken on horsebrak In a coach. Mrs. Madison carried much of her household furniture with her and commanded frequent »tops on the way to rest her weary horses so tht. length of time It took to make'the trU seems almost Incredible to us of to-day I or I PLA5 TO SAVE LIFE. 3 BRAND new plan to enable the coaat guard to render ef fective service to EFFECTIVE DEVICE FOE RESCU ING MARINERS. , ships ashore when the surf run« high was submitted re eently to the gen erml superintendent ; of the Ufe-aavtng Wash lngton. D. 0., «ays the New York Herald. It does not call for an apparatus to shoot oil from shore upon troubled water*, nor for any other spectacular novelty of sim itar sort. On the contrary, it depends for Its sucre*« upon an exceedingly cheap and simple apparatus and an expenditure of good muscle on the part of our brawny surfmen. an arti c |e with which nature and their hardy service st manner of Ute have abundantly pro- : Tided them. The plan has been sub- ! mined to local life-savers In actual ! government service on our roasts, and has been declared by them to he per feet I y feasible and more practical than any yet suggested. This new plan Is the Invention of Capt. Julius A. C. Jen | . sen of South Brooklyn, who had. In! Us development, the assistance of Capt James A. Loesch of the same city. Both men are bronted ««log, of ex pertence and each commands a yacht, I "Ira been thinking over th.. thing f ° r *- B °T\ WhU *-" ^ 'T* ^ me, and It seems to me that the scheme Is Just nbout the right thing J It is very cheap and perfectly prac arable. Capt. Loesch here helped me with It. and we have shown It to a good many aeamen and surfmen. all of «hom think It solves the problem." ra«n. a, «S? fr T* 0 " Î2Ï?" ,lormr night, ahd If we do we believe we d î^f d |.T ***"" ch » n< ta » 'be surfmen had tbla apparatus than any other In , Th,t u our ,oter " t I "Have you got it patented?" 1 aske-l "No. Indeed." said Jensen, "and we J don't Intend to. either. We are not after any money, or In fact, profit of any sort. If the plan Is a good plan ring any Uvea. the government Is welcome to it at the lowest price it can be put In for." "You aee." Interrupted Capt. Loesch, "we are yachtsmen and either one of and will result In The plan calls for a buoy swimming outside the outermost bar and held In | place by a chain fastened to a mush room anchor. Opposite to It ashore is a pole and from pole to buoy Is swung a double endless line, running over pulleys, one pulley fastened to the pole ashore and the other to the bottom of the buoy. This line is ot manllis rope of great strength, woven about a heart of cork to keep It afloat. That ta the entire special apparatus, with the exception of an oil bag. the pur pose of which will be seen preaently. Now. we will suppose a ,h!p goes aahore opposite the spot. A heavy gale blows from the sea and the surf la ex- ! ceedingly heavy. Tho~ who are f,. I miliar with the experience* of ship, aehore know that the aurf Is the gre«« enemy of the rescuer*. If only sb,«. j could be put through it .1! would be well, for th* sturdy »urfm-n c, n h*n ! die the hdlo,. hL.v.» n I the, rae l^vond the f.,1, ! But time and again valuable hours'are " ." 'fT m^lTtnd ^" lm periled sailors by the ferocltv of tn» . iSS V'',£'JZ ? ÂJÎ life could not be saved were It not for th<- : Impetuous, resistless force of br**k*M ^ 'hat set at naught the sturdiest efforts ! of the rower,. Right her. come, m the value of this new apparatus m the supposed case the stir! prevents the : life savers from getting out and the darkness and storm prevent their * hOCl;n * a ,ln * arroM th,> h " They j then Immediately drag their self-ball- , ln * 1,f( ' b ' J » t th ' »PP»rat„a and fasten " l ° th * " ne Th ' y a,Urh th,> "" b «« to the line thirty feet ahead. The ^ "'Ï* ,0 th ' "'' aU ' f l ^ ,* r Th ° n * h " 1" tay tawRlTa"" 'l'raggtaTlMn'' s brs °v r;: ' ^ cannot check, toward the anchored bu °y. th « oar»men within merely r || Ilg . 108 fad tf > »void being washed away. In th "' rnanr "' r ,h - bora quickly reaches the stiller water beyond the outer bar, where, thanks to the oil bag, the sea Is calm enough ta enabta rowers to scramble to their seats and hitched the pulley line and the boat balled Itself. The rest can he left to thB stalwart oarsmen. This Is the simple plan. Capt. Jensen's Idea M to have such a buoy anehore l every t miles all along the coa t. When sel comes ashore the life savers hav» nnl y to find lhe nearest one to wind W8rfl of hBr aml **nd out their lifeboat, - „ h „ , n ,7T ( ,T . , . ' , . 1 m ln,1 ®cd T™ foraÎTaïd T *° '° VP ' v „ d pr y ,orK '' t fiancee^ to memory'^° ' L, 1 ., 7', . ^TTiftr-c-upon eye» dldnt do a thing ^ hBt b ™ k '° Ve <1,vlne - DRtrolt JolIra "» w n »D a vee Pet. ling Killed Her. The pet dog of Mrs. Dolly Morgan, of Allegree, Ky„ licked a sore plana on the lady's hand. After a short tim« th* dog went mad, and soon Mrs. Mor gan died of hydrophobia TMS U»T ARCHITECTURAL IDEAS. Copyright. 1**? In the great majority of furnishing of bedroom* Is left to . hence That la the different article« of chamber furniture are arranged Is the separate rooms, as convenience dictates sith such regard for congru! ty aa ta possible; or perhaps com plete chamber suite« are purchased frolo dealer and little attempt ta n, a w g u beyond this If either tho is followed, the result may be comfortable, but will scarcely prove Mtla fy las or artistic, in tha aesthstic of lata year« rather more et trn(lon has been bestowed upou the Ndroonu and wa have adopted the course "boudoir" together with the furnish ings that the name Implies for "my lady's chamber." But "boudoir" loo otlea meana a room stuffed full of djünlJf and fragile bric-a-brac, uncle** orM|Dellu and hanging. This sty la gf umtmnt migbt ^ permissible lot _ . - ■ » * ' — ^ '• ■ or ™ ,T ,<rr »*• , dreaatnf „*>„,. tf one can afford the lu&tiry. but It la surely out of place foi the Ziroora On. fart ahould neve, * !o ** *'* ht °* *" ' thrm * ot fttr ' nishinc that in the bedruuen ons »^rnU n third of his entire lifetime an<1 occupies It under different eoedi tions from any other room. Most of the time ha Is unconscious, under the | influence of sleep, and he rannut ««tap' hlmælf to changing condition* of tern peratur# and ventilation as when he he prevented If poavible, and there should be mean, for obtaining a con stant supply of fresh a.r tn the main | ">«« thing* are attended to by the architect, but his work gor« for na-ight if the door* and window« are covered «un heavy hangings or If there are r -1 ; «wake III« muscle« too are re i«ve<l. and hi* power of resistance lowered, nothing then should tend vitiate the air or ahould afford a lurk i n(f pi»ce for dust and d!»»a»e germ* .Sudden changes of temperature should in 1 . 4 AiV I i m Olr«< a I »St I V r Ma« I Pliel«. ™— » r,ri ' floor Inacrevaible corners and nook, hehlnd ponderous furniture to «-rra L ratrh Til, for du* «J . .. ^ , Kr,ry ,ho01 ' 1 be P'-sssnt 1! * h ' rh " r '"' »"<> th ' «'«»«t elegance 'Tin'"/!," 0 I'™* ** 'I 0 *'" n °' ln, ' rf, ' r ' Z\£\™ , , . \ ?. h ^ s ar " ob * TZ X ^ \ floor Oat can b* reudllv d I like hir.l r r f „T^ 7* ! Z fr ^nenOy taken . nn TULZn IwTed or sm^hî^n. n,«t the best for all th. main *, . Stationary wash .finds 'Jfh" ,h i like k^wISd or m.n.n ,7 possibility of Iraklng g» h^vé come into dl.f.vor for the t7dr"m. I line hardwood and marble stand with pretty china, and a decorated spiari er «* aave the may •«„ uke/he place of the plumber's handicraft Noth,nK rnor '' convenient V» »*«« 3L , y r 5 n o «C.U l I I i i*H ö«d H. iHVia« . f i i - PH«» I Berf R Pad tf A Cok *9 »eccusd ruo or end comfortable In the way of a bed ha* ever been devised than those of hr«**. These made are remarkably cheap at the present time, but If beyond ones means those of Iron In white enamel with bras* trimmings are al most a* effective. One advantage of his style of bed Is that It goes equally we ! with any kind of furnishing that i" . fT** 1 Mahogany Is just as desirable for bedroom furniture ns for the parlor or the dining room, but the choice of wood has a wide range. Oak. chestnut, n*h, cherry and sycamore are all excellent and beautiful dresser*, wardrrtbc», cheval glasses, commodes, ta„ ran be obtained In any of them. One of the rnoat satisfactory wood» tn© bed room«, aiul it in abU Juat at for very fashion present, Is the curb" I or >y map!» Tht« Md light»*«« «o4 uka. « - ^ BWter than .Ilk. ,od Ur«, for 7, toc* and decorations ara the »«7. urMt rhino*« that cas be bad t n Î*' wildert u g earl ft y at the preaeot U »T If the real of the furnishing» ,m „"T montas the b.ue and whtte «àï drapery ta beet of all. All of th, «7 »ring ahould be bright, and th, pT tore« moat aultable are coloaiaj prm. Is gilt frame. If o«, oamxx dM olta or water colors. The design accompanying thu eta ta heated by hot air. which though condemned by this aaaortatlon of „ chltecu for the heating of rt ty hoo*»' yet for suburban uae. In email houZ" coating up to »5.000 to build i, „7, 'acceptable, though hot ' ^ farable In any caae. The' houae !e 46 feet 4 Inch« ,wu by 46 feet 6 Inches In depth, Inclad ing front veranda, throughout In three Wt«*th •ra "»tar la pm. It *• Bolshid _ . . _ co ** P taster, th, flooring being of North Carolina ntaV the trim la white wood, with m*i» staircase of ash. The laundry ta In th* cellar the kitchen. under A more detailed description cheerfully be furnished to the . if he will address th* arrhtuet« cost •111 rrndar Hr to build this houae In the vicinity of New York Is shout *« a», though In many sections of the country «her, labor or material* la cheaper (he should be much leas. CUM TREe CHANGES ITS QUARTERS. *" *-•»«• I« t«d Th»« Wa»*, t. «... „ „ *"* . „ unu . . ** ' * '«MPtaMtag „/a rà" «tUbu,"'StETVE tree flfty feet h'ah ami «uh . ,_. k eighth Inrt« In abater tub *»- ««» »«**«! *tt, fa«. Th.^ u »h* immwiv «i u«* u/.m ^ ^4 ^ Unm i)f lh# , boulevurd, where It ira.eraes hr* 1 tnaw's property at Ktflh avenus Shady avenue. Mr» Tha« deairad to •„ the tree, and Contractor Joka «lichleay undertook to move it. a dr cular trench was dug around tha ira* at a distance of teo feet from th* trunk. A: a depth of ala feet the workaaa txi avaled under the tree, braring tko earth above with Umber«. Th« Bau of oarth. twenty feet atnm and dt fret deep. In which wer« Imbedded tha t r »* and Us roots, was then boxed Ik «uh plank*. Screw* ware placed te neath. the whole maw raised and placed on roller* aod moved Bfty M to where a great bole had been era pared for Its recaption it was lowered into place, earth «tied In as the ,rr««a r: *°.V' If II hoi grown there The Ire* «as maintained In sn upright poaliioa by the weight of earth al the root*. The whole maw weighed «event y too* The work occupied about three weeks and a number of photographs of the tree while In transit were taken. MM EARLV ENGLISH BINDINC8. Am M#a Wlta KiffrIwI n*««'ir«i Work. During the raign of Rltabrib tke fashion In binding underwent a ronald erable change, the graceful simplicity of the early work, with It* rather «ever* and res-rsined ornament, g.v.ng plaça '*!L * e»er-decoratra Myta •» * hlrh » •«P*'t»bundance of gilding tud rZ, \ ' 'ÜJ"?* ** .tÜTîTÜL mh. * * f , * " hl î? ** pro.l««d for J.me. !.. -h ch commonly dotted sit over with flowers-de-luce or thlvlle*. while tke Urners «„» filled .„b . heavy Mock "f coarw. design During the ivign of mt * copied from French work and the <*• * , * n ' '* rr "•' , "* '* ,h • m " i t °°* b "' ' h,> "* h ,0r ' 1 *" " ' tr ' in * l)r f ' U * l * r *'- * h " Kn « ll * b b,Bd ' " r '"' k * ,,B * ° f ,h ** r °** - and Samuel Mearn*. th# binder to t'hnrle, 11., produced some sdmlrable work and seems to have introduced tha qualndy shaped panel which gave tbe name to cottage binding to a certal# clam of work. At a little later d»ta an Edinburgh binder whoee nam* la unknown, but whose work I* easily dis tinguishable. executed some marveloe» pieces of work on very dark-green mororce. rrFrlnm NfAftflHi f«l*. The powerful chemical effects of tha sun are felt even by precious ston*. The ruby, sapphire and emerald suffer I eue than other colored stone* In till* respect, but It has been shown by ex „oertment that a ruby lying In a »huP window for two year* became n> ,,rh lighter In tint than Ita mate kept I» * dark place during that period. °* rna " and topaze* are more eaally affected. Pearl* are said tn show deterioration with age, but If they sre not »orn constantly they will recuperate derfully during brief vacation, »P® nt In quiet and dsrknraa. The only spe* 11 ** of unluck which the practical pen«« believes the opal will bring to Ita own er la that of loss If The atone I« **' R I» I !»•>•* «nn posed carelessly to heat, to crack, being composed principal!? of silicic add. with a email propor tion of wnter. Ain't Tht, Hard I.Orhf In Warren county, Oeorgla, was stolen from an old man, and three fourth* of It recovered by the sheriff Tbe tax collector Immediately «elzed »500 of the amount for back upon over taxes, the money having been cealed for several year*. con What th* Color-llllsd »•*• A writer In Science says th»t In ° T ' dlnsry cases of partial color-bllndn the color-senaatlons that '' flm » , " * blue and yellow, not blue and r * d ' . blue and green, as Is generally s** 11 and stated in text-books.