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lour toiler may not overtake
His proud ambition's goal,
But by a word or deed may wake
Some strouger, worthier soul
And though in tales of peace and war
Ol,0: iTrlv he must rest,
Therr., I, . n r,,tl failure for
The rn:a wh., does his best.
BY It. MACeNayZt,
"\hat hate you got to say to me?"'
"'Whly OIl you send for me?"
A IlII of red rose to her fare, "1
lho..,ht ye.Alrr:ay,. when I wrote, that
I had -mueti.i to say, but now-"
"'You have chItgled your mind, Miss
A n? That i.: nt vomnan's privilege
and v.Ju have userd it ruthlessly.,
'Yeus, I k.now. Fu;'give me. I
riaea:,t to do my best;."
lHe frowned and his expression was
i:t good to see.
"I;.r I, t." And this is what she
had dune.
i..,: t spring he had thought himself
or,;t, of 'he happiest men alive, engaged
Iio t, m:rrried to this girl, Eva Aius
t in; h' lIvd her pns'ionately and be- I
I:eved her to be the ideal type of
, tn, anho;dl , high principled, truthful,
s:'ntle--in fact, almost faultless. a
()On day, a few months ago, she
lhaul written to break off her engage
mont, a i:hort letter which was a mas
terpierec of polite reserve and femi- v
I:'n cr lir lty. She regretted if she a
!tid .'i e cd him any pain-Oh, yes. re
'r t' '.. t ;i ,thlg;--sIe was conscious h
of the .,;iorr li:tit he had paid her * h
_ * i:(, i ed to remain his friend w
' * ishr returned his ring. b
(I Cptain Humphrey traveled many
f nile,: to demand an explanation of his w
t-fi :nedi wife. lie was refused admit- le
`:ane. his letters were returned un- -
openerd by her sister-Eva was ill and
could not write. The truth stared him
in the face; in plain English he had
been hopelessly jilted. Then he vowed H
to forget Eva Austin's existence and
Songratulated himself upon his free
donr from domestic ties. of
Today, as he stood in the parlor of m
the hotel to which she had summoned of
him, he had so far overlooked his ar
determination to forget her existence bi
that his anger was waxing fierce se
against her. Why had she brought I
him here? To be made a fool of a tit
second time? No, and a thousand so
time, no. Fa
"If you did your best, Miss Austin, tw
may I ask what your worst would in
Iate been?" foi
She moved quickly, almost .s it he du
had struck her. ha
"I cannot explain. If you knew how 1I
it all happened you would perhaps see
believe-you might perhaps think a lit- as
tie better of me." as
He stood holt upright, speechless. I c
He was struggling with his pride; in 1
his heart of hearts he was longing to you
take her in his arms, to tell her that slot
for him she was the only woman in tair
the world, with all her faults. and
blr faults. They were unpardona- gog
ble. to
"I should be glad to think well of pro,
any lady." he said at last, lightly, nou
"more especially of a lady who once tool
honored me with her friendship." wha
es," she said gently, "it was be tool
of that friendship that I wrote, tuti
a favor to ask you. Now-it is our.
necessary. I am sorry." not
There was a brief silence, then she mot
said: mot
"There are changes in our family. that
Ella is going to be married; the en- ally
gagement is very sudden, it was only tion
settled this morning." clud
(Ella was the younger sister of Eomi
whom he had so often been jealous I
in those forgotten days.) who
"Allow me to congratulate." Icen
He bowed and turned to go; the In- cone
terview was a farce. tell
At the door she stopped him. "Do bette
you start-tomorrow?" left
"Yes." stll.
"Goodby. We, that is Ella and 1, mant
wish you a happy return." and
Considering their former intimacy, the
this was barely the farewell that good havis
manners demanded, nothing more. corde
His hand was on the lock. Some- O"t
thing else she said. her voice was al- torpr
most inaudible, "I will pray for you." quite
lie shut the door quietly, there The
should be no melodramatic display of becoE
temper on his partL Arrived at the sible.
Iottom of thestairs, he missed his atteni
hat. Had he left his purse or his which
watch in that room. no power on earth cn th
woulld have sent him back-but his w"
at. titlat
He ran back hastily and knocked. somet
here was no answer. So much the peopl
Sbetter. He entered the room and I ol
seized his property. Turning to go, eye
he heard the rustle of draperiesa She again,
was there,. standing on the spot where any, I
he had left her, with her hands had e
clasped to her face. citeme
* * , destin
l'nder the cold star lit sky he had ht
lain for hours. The fight was over that I
In thle disitance he could discern the of mo
figurcs of the wounded and the dead.
The victory was with his men--s
much he knew before he fell. And
now. patience. They would find him
by and by. If not, then the end could The
not he far off. not very far. Patience. been ii
The stars flickered and faded. He saw or less
a room. with pale pink walls, flowers, more
a work basket on the table-nothing have e
escaped his notice. Eva was there, butit I
she had on a gray dress and a gold terest 1
chain round her neck. suits t
Were there tears In her eyes? There Inclu
were tears in his. "I will pray for agascal
youl." an ares
That is what she said at parting, souan
and hle hIad pretended not to hear. He oneoam
raw l:er again praying for the man which
who -adt not condescended to accept h
her good wishes.
In the lh! sdays he had often smiled 00F0
at ilr earnestness, and called her a to Bell
little Puritan; in later times he had annexat
raged at her as a hyuocrite. The ne
Ito h)pc'ri,'s look like that? the has
What did it matter what he called Italy ca
her? ills one wish now was that she it will I
shoull know that he died blessing her. Intoat
With infin:ite difficulty he found his Boston
pc,'-l mk andl wrote her name on the
f(l,,':t. lHis hand trembled; core The r
the pencil slipped from his grasp he always 1
scrawled feebly, "God bless you, Eva.'
" " *I
The tlrderly brought a bundle of let
te ters into the shed which had beer
hastily converted into a hospital. The
rd war men crowded eagerly round him; ever
Captain Humphrey, who was "danger.
ously" wounded, turned an anxious
face tbWard the messenger.
The captain recognized the shape
and color of the envelope that was
brought to his bedside; the handwrit
ing, too, Was familiar. It was Eva
'Now that I am happily married I
must free my conscience and tell you
f our secret Think as badly of me as
*O as you can. Eva sacrificed herself for
me?"' me. I told her that I cared for you,
that is why she wrote that letter. Af
terward, when she was ill, I sent back
ye "'I your letters without her knowledge."
e, that The lints jumped up and down be
y-" fore the sick man's eyes; he read on:
I, Miss "Eva wanted to put things right be
vilcge tween you and me; that is why lhe
y." sent for me before you left. Didn't
. I you guess? She found out her mis
take before you came and took all the
n was blame on herself to shield me. You i
will never forgive me, I shouldn't, but
.t she I can't bear to think that you are still
misjudging her,"
mself a * * "
;aged "Will he pull through, doctor?"
Aus- asked a young officer that night. IHe
4 be- it was who had found the captain
ie of and brought him into shelter.
:hful, "Pull through? Yes, now his mind's
at rest."
she "What's he been worrying about?"
,age- "What do we all worry about. eh?"
mas- The officer did not answer-he
emi- wasn't going to tell his secrets to the
she wily doctor.
. re- "The first night he wanted to risk t
ious his life writing or dictating letters
r * home. Now, I think he's satisfied
iend with the news that today's ,mail I
brought him. Look at him." it
lany "He's asleep," said the other in a
his whisper; "and say, doctor, he's got a
mit- letter tucked away under his pillow." t
un- -American Queen.
and i
had I
wed How It Feels to Gaze Through Goggles on '0
and a Landscape That Rushes at You.
ree- Until the other day my experiences c
of motor riding had not been worth gJ
r of mentioning. I had been on a motor, u
ned of course, both here and over the way, c
his and I had seen something of its capa- ri
nce bilities of upsetting, not merely my
'ree self and other people, but the idea di
ght I had entertained of the relations of
fa time and space. Still, the most I had 1o
tnd seen a motor do in the vicinity of sl
Faris had been done at the rate of
tin, two-something miles an hour, while.
uld in London, where, as yet, its per
formances are viewed with a less in- T
he dulgent eye, one-something per hour th
had been about its record. However, th
ow I had been offered the opportunity of
Dps seeing the vete'an fairly "extended,"
lit- as one used to say of a horse; and, pa
as 1 am still fond of new experiences, of
ss. I closed with the offer. of
in The first thing I learned was that ea
to you cannot ride a motor, when exten- ag
at sion is contemplated, without a cer- ags
in tain prescribed mode of habiliment: th'
and thus, I presently found myself in the
a- goggles and a flapped cap, constructed hol
to tie under the chin, and a water
of proof jumper. In this guise I was pro- nn(
y, nounced ready for the road and we mo
ce took it. It is unnecessary to recount con
what the particular road was that we riot
e took to. Suffice it that at that ma- wo
e. tutinal hour we had it pretty well to of
is ourselves and that its condition was see
not unfavorable to free and easy loco- of
ie motion. So, from one-something the of
motor got into two-something, and kill
r. that process of extension was gradu- fore
J ally continued, until, from the indica- belh
y tion afforded by the milestones. I con- T.
eluded she must be doing nearer four- The
if something than three. ;retr
s I have an idea that somebody else, the
who looked like a mounted county po- tic '
Ihceman, arrived at much the same cee(
- conclusion, and was rather inclined to done
tell us so. However, he thought the
3 better of it, for we certainly was
left him, as who should say, standing thot
still. We seemed to leave a good vict
many people like that. And yet trees left
and houses rather rushed at us, and bra'
the landscape generally took to be- time
I having in the way you will find re- This
corded in the late laureate's "Amphi- tion
on." The use of goggles, a cap. a wa- year
tcrproof jumper and apron were now were
quite satisfactorily explained to me. In v
The use of tobacco had even earlier squa
become first inadvisable, then impos- Br
sible. Any exchange of remarks was gran
attended with the inconvenience siste,
which arises from abnormal pressure fee,
cn the respiratory organs; and there the E
was present to a marked degree that of ol
titllation of the spinal cord which tion
sometimes has the effect of making Ing e
people seasick, dians
I observed my automedon cock his the
eye at me, in qpuiringly, now and Fort
again, but his exl!ctations, if he had their
any, were not realized. Mine were. I souri
had expected a certain amount of ex- the c
oftement, and when we reached our' Cirt
destination a few minutes before out a you
scheduled time, I was free to confess name
that I had it. All the same, I doubt deed,
whether I am likely to find my ideal 'foot
of motion in a motor, yet awhile.- Omaij
Pall Mall Gazette. ponie
The Carvinlg of Africa. Spirit,
The partition of Africa, which has Ifrom
been in progress for 20 years, more was t
or less, and in which most of the taking
more important European powers ly one
have engaged, is not yet complete, lonely
but it has gone far enough to give in- hundra
terest to a brief summary of the re- the Inh
sults to date. He
Including the great island of Mad- bow a
agascar, the continent of Africa has I buffal
an area of eleven and a half million back,
square miles. Of this great total about food u
one and one-half million square miles ture.
is comprised within separate states. His I
which have not been definitely dealt as one
with. The largest of these, the Con- to the
go Free State, with an area of 900. and lr
000 square miles, sustains relations ,nrs wl
to Belgium which make its formal )maiv
annexation only a question of time. fe cit
The next largest state. Abyssinia, is left vc
the hardest nut of all to crack, as ured
Italy can testify, and it is likely that renced
it will be let alone, or perhaps coaxed en
into a treaty of amity with Rnssia.- Ing ents
Boston Journal. As b
was a
The right side of a deal in stocks is nearly
always the inside. lon hl
he was
the trib
'of let
n; even
langer- ow the Indlans Amuse Themselves
liOul Fond of Sports and Mimic Warfaro
With Traditional Foils-A Brave; Aec
shape dentally Killed in the Fray, is Scalped.
at was The sporting instinct, which exists
idwrit- to a greater or less extent in all hu
iva man beings, has not neglected "the
noble red man." As a rule he Is pic
rried I tured as morose and sullen, brooding
11 YOU eternally over the wrongs his race
me as has suffered at the hands of the white
elf for man, writes a correspondent of the
r you. Chicago Chronicle, from Sioux Falls,
r. Af- S. D. In reality lie finds as keen an
back enjoyment in the pastimes that de
edge light the Caucasian as does any other
n be- mortal. The fact Is the Indian is a
1 on: social and sociable being, and at times
t Ie- Is decidedly sportive in his inclina
y he tions and habits. To this those who
in't have visited them on their reserva
mis- tions can attest, for on occasions they
1 ie display a relish for athletic and other
You amusements in strange contrast with
t, ut their usual slothfulness. At times
Sstill the stolid and dignified Indian seen
at the agencies by the casual visitor
throws aside his natural reserve as
or" easily as he would toss aside a blan
o ket, and with the greatest zest en
ptai ters into the sports peculiar to the
Indians. The last one of these gath
d's erings among the Sioux on the Rose- B
bud reservation, called by them the I
Sseason of sports, was notable for a t
e?" number of interesting features.
-he The season of sports lasted three t'
the days. The morning of the first day '
opened in the usual way by a grand P
c charge of Sioux at daybreak. This 01
tters was participated in by about 200 di
fied Sioux warriors. All were on horse
mail back and dressed strictly in war cos
tume, consisting of a breech-clout, the
Ina usual bonnet made of eagle features, s
o a with a double row of feathers ex
" tending down 'the back to below the
waist, while the horses had feathers to
in their tails and foretops and were te
painted in different colors. The war- in
riors were also painted in all the col
Son ors of the rainbow. es
The Indians who participated in the la
ces charge cougregated about half a mile sic
rth from camp in the deep ravine through are
r, which flows Ponca Creek, and were fir
ay, concealed from tha view of the war- of
pa- riors left in camp. The latter were
ry- supposed to represent Pawnee In- le]
dea dians-the oldtime enemies of the b01
of Sioux. The camp consisted of 13 els
d lodges, which were built in a ring tur
f shape, so as to encircle about 800 acres tat
Sof ground on the big plateau. In the
l centre of the circle of tepees was a pre
Slodge known in Indian as Tip Jyklhe. tas
in- This was supplied with food by i for
Sthe women in the camp and any one
who felt so disposed could eat at any o
Stime he wished. Nearly all the old of
Warriors, those too feeble to partici- e
es pate actively in the sports, spent most sea
of their time at the refreshment lodge, mo
eating and relating experiences of the ni
past, when they were on the warpath shit
against the whites or other Indian I
tribes. Just as the day dawned on ests
i the eastern horizon the 200 warriors, chat
edwith bood-curdling warwhoops and Te
horses at full speed, rode into camp land
and for fifteen minutes made pande- aris
monium. The firing of guns and the
constant war cry of the excited war- pate
riors mingling with the wailing of the cane
Swomen was sufficient to chill the blood fore
Sof any one not accustomed to such sT
scenes. After about fifteen minutes c
of fierce mock fighting, in which five cont
of the Pawnees were supposed to be spac
d killed, the Sioux retired, driving be- row,
fore them about one hundred panic ,
belonging to the l'awnees. spec
The Sioux lost only one man killed. its f
Tliey left him on the field, and while expe'
retreating a Pawnee brave, with all of L
the barbarity which was characteris- the
tic of that tribe in the old times, pro- term
ceeded to scalp the victim. This was lude
done by passing a sharp knife around iliad
the top of the victim's head. This prom
was represented to show that, al
though at this time the Sioux were crati
victorious, there was one Sioux scalp matti
left in the possession of a Pawnee The
brave, who would at some future mnrg
time avenge the death of his brother. est
This spectacle gave a true representa
tion of how the Indians made war in ly a
years gone by. The dead Pawnees pifk
were buried with suitable ceremonies It co
in which the loud wailing of the speci
squaws bore no small part the ci
Breakfast came next on the pro- ing r
gramnme. After breakfast, which con- Pari
listed chiefly of bread and strong cof
fee, Circle Foot, known throughout of the
the Sioux nation as one of the bravest tful 1
of old-time warriors, gave an exhibi- ously
tion of how he went on a horse-steal- cratic
ag expedition against the Omaha In- tions
dians early in the '60s. At this time tinent
he Stoux were encamped near old grount
Fort Laramie and the Omahas near ly acc
heir present reservation on the Mis- Chic
ourl River, a short distance north of
he city of Omaha. in cot
Circle Foot at that time was quite Youth.
young man and, wishing to make a ii
ame for himself by doing some brave tioe n
eed, concluded that he would go on
fot and alone to the land of the educat
Omahas and steal some of their embei
oates. After spending two or three eith
ays In communion with the Great ill :
Sprit, during which tine he refrained system
frm eating, drinking or sleeping-as
as the custom of the Sioux before pose
king a long journey-he started ear- largely
one morning in the spring on his eap
nely and perilous journey of several
hndred miles across the plains to to theI
e land of the Omahas. ieal p
He took with him nothing but his now In
bw and arrows and a little dried Th
bffalo meat, which he packed on his One x
ck, for he dependtd mostly for his ioma C
od upon what game he could cap- where
re.Te h
His mission was entirely successful, bottom
one evening near sunset he returned chaiact
the Sioux camp riding a fine horse lag wa
d driving l)efore him several oth. evoc tht
whii h iis had siolen fi'om the The p
3anhua dis~:ite their vigilance. The where L
e ciothes which lie wore when he Trilby
t were torn to shreds when he re- stead of
ned and his moccasins gave evi- length,
lee of his lon; tramp, the soles be- wouid h
entirely gone, and exc
s he came riding into camp he can come
s a sight to behold and the Sloux foot COw
rly went wild with joy. His mis- over the
i having terminated successfully of suprei
was now one of the warriors of could t'i
tribe. He was con gratulat.t and Anecdot.
feted by his brethren until his heart
was content and a grand Omaha
dance was participated In by all the
FESTIVI. band in honor of his triumphant re
turn. The representation of this epi
sode In the life of Circle Foot was
mfeleio- not concluded until noon, when the
Warfaro assembled Indians retired for dinner.
aye; Acd- At 2 b'clock the sport was resumed.
SScalped. The first exhibition was by a Brule
h exists Sioux; who gave a representation of
all hu- how, when a mere boy, he killed and
ted "the scalped a Pawnee brave near where
e is pic- the Geona Indian School is now situ
brooding ated in Nebraska. The reproduction,
bis race while rather hideous, was well acted.
be white It is a rule among the Sioux that no
of the warrior shall perform any deed like
x Falls, the ones referred to unless he actually
keen an had the personal experience. Any In
that de- dian who breaks this rule is consid
ly other ered disgraced and is jeered and
an is a scoffed at by all who know him. In
at times addition to this, his disgrace is ad
inclina- vertised throughout the whole Sioux
)se who Nation.
reserva- After the conclusion of the exhibi
ýna they tions of this character the remainder
Id other of the day was spent in horse racing,
at with foot racing, baseball and other sports.
times At night the Omaha dance was the
in seen chief feature. The following days
visitor were nearly a repetition of the first
'rve as day.
a blan- During the celebration the supply
eat en- of food was, in part, as follows: Forty
to the sacks of flour, 701 pounds of sugar,
a gath- 150 pounds of coffee, ten head of beef
Rose- steers, raisils, prunes, canned goods,
'm the bacon, etc. These occasions arouse
for a the generosity of the participants.
There Were five Omaha Indians in at- c
three tendance and these were presented ri
st day with a total of forty-two head of n
grand ponies by their Sioux hosts. A total Ic
This of over 150 ponies were given away ci
t 200 during the celebration. sI
horse- a
ir cos- PARKS OF THE WORLD, tu
it, se Should Be No Distinction of Rank iv
itr Publlc Breathing Places.
rs ex- e3
w the Delegates from the city of Washing
athers ton have been studying the park sys- se
were tems of Elurope with a view to better- se
war- aing the aspects and conditions of the
te col- national capital. They are reported as
especially charmed with London
In the parks. Before reaching hasty conclu- lii
mile sions certain fundamental differences act
rough are to be taken into account. The na
were first is mode and means of acquisition lit
war- of park grounds. th
were Under ancient law land in Europe go
In- belonged to no private owner. Every- faI
the body had the same right as everybody the
P I; else to raise food by tillage or to pas- sli1
ture his cattle upon the common es- na.
acres tate. Hence came tae word "common," tin
a the which survives in a limited way to tril
as a preserve its once vast history. As bui
kihe. taste developed "common" not needed w-i
y 11 for cultivation or cattle was orna
one mented in simple ways for recreation
any of all the people. On the continent T
old of Europe private parks became a In
rtici- means of developing artificial land- yell
most scape gardening as soon as wars and pat
)dge monarchies modified land tenure and the
the instituted exclusive private owner- und
path ship. foil
.dian Inclosure of commons into private hat
on estates in England constitutes a long ecri
ors, chapter in its constitutional growth. "1
and The crown appropriated confiscated use
amp lands or allotted them to favorites and mod
nde- aristocracy absorbed the public do- poke
the main until all but rare and limited ille
war- patches remained uninclosed only be- gra3
the cause rival claimants were unable to is f:
lood force their pretensions to a conclu- a m<
sion. The decorative treatment of This
itcs inclosed areas was copied from the femi
five continent The parks of London are
be spacious ant attractive. "Riotton
be- row," a vulgarization of "route de IV
nic rol," the king's route, is a picturesque in a
spectacle daily while fashion throngs The
led. its paths. Other public grounds are bear
hile expensively maintained, but in no part Sil
all of London is there a park to which tions
rs- the masses of the people go on equal this
re- terms. The Leaondon police would ex- Beau
Sclude squalor from IIyde Park as un- at a
nd linchingly as from the sentried ap- Eb
his proach to Windsor Castle. larit3
al- Continental parks are all more demo- Da
ere cratic than the parks of London, no ble a
al matter what the form of government. open'
ace The natural and charming park on the scarf
ace margin of Berlin combines in the high- Thi
e estdegree all the best qualities of a natioi
ta- public recreation ground. It is large- is sa
in ly a grove of noble trees preserved in sold
es perfection. It is well watered also.
It contains ample spaces for every
he species of sport. It is near enough Pre
the city for many to walk to its coo!- Primi
ro- nlug retreats. For those who cannot it wa
walk traction is abundant and cheap. of the
Paris comes next in the advantages moth
ut of the Bois de Boulogne. It is beau- old de
at tiful by nature and has been judici- bread
b- ously adorned. It is thoroughly demo- which
l- cratic and is near admirable attrac- lies o
tions. There is no city of the con- arms
e tinent of Euirope which lacks public "Ah,
Id grounds, ample, beautiful and cheap- this he
ly accessible. lster.
Chicago's experience as to parks is "AIn
Sto the credit of the city when taken ing da
in connection with its municipal indign
te youth, its unexampled growth and the mit it
duty imposed upon its Industry to pro- "We
e vide annually for a tide of immigra- hands
n tion needing everything material and me," s
educational. The urban parks are and he
Smonotonously flat and lack nature's shirt a
e embellishment of waters and groves. When
Lt ith a cheaper traction fare, which the go:
will come in time, the municipal park Igood o
Ssystem would answer Its limited pur- more c
pose fairly well, but a rural park, -Phila
Slargely designed by nature and within
cheap and easy access of all the peo- o.
Sple. would be more to their delight, Worm
to their health and to their ideas of a woril
Sreal park than any of the parterres n~orlds
now in existence.--Chicago Chronicle. of odd
- -- --- woman
I The Drama in Oklahoma City. bric-a-b
One night the writer was in Okla- munerc
hloma City and stepped into a theatre opened
where '"Prilby" was being played. story o1
The house was packed from top to ing her
bottom with tough characters, and the success
character of the actors and their act- great, a
ing was, if anything, tougher, so that and ski
evoc the audience became restless. antique
The play finally reached the point It is to
where Little Billee is supposed to clasp vase, bi
Trilby passionately in his arms, in- 700 piec
stead of which he held her at arm's where 1
length, with as much ardor as he very ce
wou;d have shown to a bale of hay, brush.
Sand exclaimed: "Oh, Trilby, nothing excellen
can come between us"-whereat a six- Femin
foot cow-puncher in the gallery leaned been in
over the railing and shouted in tones but a bl
of supreme disgust, "Aw, git out! yer upon the
could t'row a cow between yerr'- Jlce that
Anecdotea,. is to op
all the
hant r^
this epi
oot was
hen the
a Brule
ation of f i
Lied and
r where
1w situ
I n acted. Care of the Baby's Hair.
that no Every morning after baby's hair has
?ed like been washed and ad;-ll brushed do not
actually leave it nice and smuooth and tidy but
Any In- with the tips of the fingers rub the
consid- head all over very gentl, with a short
d and circular motioe from right to left.
im. In This causes the roots of the hair to
is ad- twist, and curly hair will be the result.
Noble Alice Cary.
exhibi- Alice Cary was born in 1820 and died
nainder in 1871. She was an American writer
racing, of prose and verse, the chaste and rev
sports. Brent quality of her work winning a
ras the wide circle of sincere admirers. It
: days was Alice Cary who wrote:
ie first "True worth is in being, not seeming
In doing, each day that goes by,
Some little gobd-not in dreaming
supply Of great things to do ey and by.
Forty For, whatever men -ay in blindness,
sugar, And spite of the fancies of youth,
of bee There's nothing so kingly as kindness
And nothing so royal as truth."
arouse Iotus Buckle.
Ipants. In belt fastenings a new idea is the
In at- cincture of white heavy ribbed silk
,sented ribbon, rather narrow, clasped at the
aad of waist with our newest buckling, the
L total lotus clasp. This pretty model is exe
away cuted in "colored gold," the metal being
slightly suffused with pink instead of
with green. The same design, the lo
tus flower fully open, with buds, can
be seen in oxidized silver. These ex
gnk iv quisite ornaments are a relief to the t
eye after one is wearied with the pro
shing- fusion of metal belt clasps and buckles 1
k sys- set with mock jewels, rhinestones and s
etter- semi-precious jewels.
tf the
ted as Without Gloss, a
andon The dainty maiden who takes de- tt
anclu- light in manicuring her finger tips is sc
euces advised against polishing her finger ci
The nails until they shine like mirrors. A
sitlon little polish only is permissible. 'First, f,
the long claw-ends of finger nails, sug- p.
urope gestive of birds of prey, went out of bi
very- fashion. Now, the experts declare, th
'body the "high glaze nail" is vanishing. A e
pas- slight point in the middle of the finger
n es- nail is the prescribed fashion for cut
uon," ting. The nail is cut either just a
y to trifle longer than the finger at this tip, on
As but often the nails are trimmed level h
edcd with the end of the finger. he
Ation Autumnal Foliage.
unent The changeful colors of maple leaves tal
pe a In autumn, glowing reds and warm of
land- yellow, soft brown and unexpected Wa
and patches of brilliant green, mingle in abi
and the trimming milliners charge you for, 70o
rner- under the head of "autumnal velvet ten
foliage." It is beautiful on a cloth e
vate hat of castor, pale yellow, brown, in I
long ecru or some shades of gray. flls
e-ti. "Autumnal velvet foliage," then, to her
ated use its cumbersome title, adorns the typ
and modified scoop shape still called the cha
do- poke bonnet, which is made of chen- clef
ited ille straw braid of a delicate pearl and
be- gray. The inside of the poke's brim aba
to is faced with cream lace edged with
clu- a mere line of narrowest black velvet.
of This bonnet evokes much envy in the
the feminine bosom.
ton For the Dressing Table.
de Ivory is again the fashionable thing
que in articles for my lady's toilet table. Li
ugs The handsomest brushes and mirrors tive
are bear the gold monogram on the back. Cl
art Silver in the antique or reproduc- ly i
ich tions of the antique will be much seen silk.
unl this winter in the dressing room. Hh
ox- Beautiful designs can be purchased de
un- at a reasonable rate. nh b g
ap- Ebony and silver retain their popu
larity with men.
no- Dainty covers for the dressing ta- ectr
no ble are of renaissance or in linen, with ing
nt. openwork and embroidery. These 811
he scarfs are very beautiful, able
;h- The perfume in vogue is pink car- will
a nation, and this recent manufacture the a
te- is said to be the most delicate ever Th
in sold in London.-London Express. coata
So. Velve
ry neraded Bread For His Mother. sew
gil President Loubet once when he was Kin
i- Prime Mninister, made a flying visit ing t
ot it was between two stormy sessions old-fi
p. of the Chamber of Deputies-to his old ra
,h mother at the farm in Dauphiny. The a
u. old dame was in the kitchen kneading comb
ml bread for the fortnightly baking ace,
os which is still a custom in the old faml a
t. lies of the Midi. She put her floury insa
, arms around his neck and kissed him.i
ie "Ah, mother, you should give over A
-P this heavy work," said Ihe Prime Mn- whte
ister. and I
is "And sit with folded hands on bak. pink
a ing day!" the good old housewife cried excee
SInldignantly. "No, no-but i must ad- Pali
Io mit it is not so easy as it was." thing,
"Well, to-day you shalnl fold your now,
o hands-sit down, mother, and talk to blossa
d me," said the first Minister of France, summ
m and he took off his coat rolled up his te: w
o shirt sleeves antd kneaded the bread. The
. Ihen he had finished and heard all out I,
cthe gossip of the farm he kissed the bunch
Sgood old mother and went back to his groun
more conspicuous duties of statesman used
-Philadelpbin Saturday Evening Post. Empir
Otccupations of Clever Women.
Woman having entered the business Spoil
world is constantly looking for fresh Whe
7worlds to conquer Among the latest Two
of odd occupations which a young A w
woman has taken up is the repairing of man's
bric-a-biac and she findts it quite re- Bopp
munerati-e, too. This clever girl has law.
opened a modest llace in the second Goda
story of a New York building, display soap.
Ing her shingle from the window. Her Mise
success from the start has been very A It
great, as she is an exceedingly smart thing.
and skillful patcher of broken vases, A rol
antiqtue furniture and articles of virtu. To ti
It is told of iher that she mended a Be h
vase, benautifully, that was broken in A ft
700 pieces. In the case of slight chips started
where the decoration is marred she Ciriu
very cleverly covers with her own Charl
brush. She is reputed to make a most A sot
excellent living in this way. Every
Feminine interior decorators have Po003
been in the business for some time, delp&i
but a bright Chicago woman has hit
upon the clever plan of an added serv- KangS
ice that brings her much custom. This a heigh
ia to open or close the codutry boime Ireord
at the proper seasons, suggest the
heeeassry tenovations, select the ar
ticlea lee-seary, rearrange and buy
furniture, decoste, hang pictures ar
tistically, etc.
Where she can procure what is de
sired from her own stock, of course,
a double profit is made, but if the nec
essary articles are to be procured else
wvhere she does the purchasing and re
ceives a commission from the seller.
Her clientele is large, her business
Very remunerative.
Another woman who prepares sev
eral excellett home-made complexion
lotions is beginniag to find herself
lair has quite busy by going around from
do not house to house, for really a very small
dy, but fee, comparatively, and treating the
'ub the hands and face of the summer girl,
a short who has allowed the sun's rays to
:a left. treat her too lovingly, but who upon
hair to the mere approach of the fall social
result, season desires to get into condition
,, again. It is such an inexpensive, con
id died venlent and comforatable plan, womrn
writer en have seised do It with avidity.
ad rev
fling a
t ovdo0rf
ning- -y
In the summer of 1900 the number
less, of women students at the University
ths of Berlin was 289. In the following
winter it was 425.
Miss Braddon has published more
than sixty novels since 1802. Previous
is the to trying literature, however. Miss
d silk Braddon appeared on the stage.
at the The Prince General of Holland has
g, the delighted his wife, the Queen, by giv
ing orders that bearing reins shall be
beinad og entirely dispensed with in the royal
ead of stables.
he lo
,. can Helen Gladstone, daughter of the
se ex- great Liberal, has become warden of b
:o the the Woman's University Settlement in
epro- Southtwark, London, and will soon
ickles leave Cambridge to live in that dreary
s and slum.
Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first
woman to receive a medical degree, is
a charter member of the Alpha Chap- t
a de- ter of Zeta Phi, the first Greek letter
ips is society for women formed in a medi
inger cal school.
s. A Signorina Teresa Laborioll is the
iirst, first woman lawyer in Italy. She has
sug- passed her examination with honors,
ut of but, as she does not desire to advocate
lare, the "new woman," she has determined
A not to practice.
auger Mrs. Henry T. Gage, wife of the ca
Gt a Governor of California, is descended, R,
tip, on her mother's side, from the earliest
level Spanish settlers in Los Angeles and
her father, whose name was Raines,
was one of the State's first settlers. yo
The example of Queen Alexandra in pu
ayes taking daily drives with one or more
arm of her grandchildren is, it is said, gr
cted working a revolution among fashion- wl
e in able grandmothers of the realm, and lie
for, youngsters are receiving unwonte4 at
Ivet tention from their granddames.
loth The resourceful woman now keeps
iwn, in her wrist bag a neat little card case id
filled with adhesive labels on which
to her name and address are printed or
the typewritten. When she makes a pur- u
the chase she gives one of these to the tiO
fen- clerk, who sticks It on the package, sla
earl and there is no possibility of mistake
rim about the address.
ret. his
ýý " uinst
ing beir
)le. Little gunmetal buttons are attrac
ors tive on dark waists. NO
ck. Cut-out cloth will be used extensive
uc- ly as trimming, both on velvet and R
en silk. righ
m. Knots of black chiffon, mousseline inst
ed de sole or narrow velvets give a fin- ed
lshing touch to a gown. mR
Fichus and pointed bodices are ex- R
. pected to be conspicuous in the even- Bos
ith ing models for the autumn.
'se Silk dresses will be mome fashion
able than ever this winter, and taffeta "
ir- will retain its popularity, Vying with "i h
re the softer silks. care
er The half and three quarter length "r
coats, made In flowered silk, cloth and aske
velvet, will be very much worn this TI
season as outside garnments. and
Kilted flounces are to be worn dur- men
lng the winter. The flounces are quite wher
5 old-fashionedly simple, and are ar- Ire
Id ranged in three tiers around the skirt.
Black and white remains a favorite
Scombination. It is seen to special ad. Re
vantage in a light weight cheviot hav- short
Ing a grayish white background with throt
Sraised dots in black. want
A rough wool frieze in black and
- white is among the newest materials, T
and brightened with touches of coral
t. pink or ochre-tinted plain cloth, it ia
d exceedingly effective. and
I Painted flowers are used on every
thing, silks and velvets being made
r now, covered with thcse hand-painted pr
o blossoms, which give as a touch of "
t'summer amidst the bleakness of win- . r
L The pompadour designs are carried aPen
Sout In the painted flowers, large it?
a bunches of gorgeous colorings on pale Wri
Sgrounds. Pompadour silks are to be Why
used a great deal, especially in the Pen
Empire designs. how I
iwsted roverb. JUST
SSpoil the rod and spare the child.
When the wit's in the whine's out. 'Sl
Two rites often make a wrong. durin
A woman's as bold as she looks; a hbt.
man's as sold as he feels. What
Suppression Is nine points' of the "O
law. gap .
God bless the man who first invented I k
soap. nman.
Misery loves trumpery. mke r
A little spurning is a dangerous cv-yine
thing. and tht
A rolling drone pleases no boss. that m
To the victor belong the foils.
Be happy and you will be good. an
A fool and his money are soon I has
started. in The
Circumstances alter bases. fro
Charity covers a multitude of skins. postal
A soft answer earneth a dry laugh. an inte
Every dog has his bay. a stami
Pound wise, penny foolish.-Phila. internal
delphiLa Record.
Kangaroo have been known to Jump R'oyal (
a heIght of eleven feet. A deer's beat income
record is nine feet six tnches, over $l4
eat the
the ar
nd buy t
ores ar
t is dc
course, REST.
the nee- We laid our little one away
ed else- So young, so frail, so fair
and re- And with hands fondly clasped we stood
Sseller. Awhile above her, there.
We laid our little one to rest,
es sev- And sighed and turned, and then,
pleson Three minates later she awoke
herself And howled away again.
from -Chicago Record-Herald.
Sgirl, The Lawyer-The precedents are
sys to against you, Madam.
o upon The Lady-Well, sue them, too, then.
social -Indianapolis News.
(wom "We never remember the faces of
fty. those we love most dearly."
"That's so. To save me I can't tell
what a hundred-dollar bill looks like."
-Detroit Free Press.
Mrs. Twaddle-Why, Dr. Jalap, it's
ages since I saw you! How have you
umber been? Do you enjoy good health?
rersity Dr. Jalap-Not in others, Mrs. Twad.
lowing (le-not in others.-Boston Transcript.
ev ous Mrs. Wederly (looking at hat in mill
Miss iner's window-Oh, what a dear little
Wederly (looking at the price tag)- s
id has Well, I should say it is.-Chicago News. d
ry giv
"How did Stringer get out of serving
Sthe on the jury?"
ten of "When the lawyer asked him if he
len o had formed an opinion on the case he
ent in said no. but he expected to."-Indiana
soon polis News.
ert "At this point," said the narrator,
e, Is "she broke down and wept scalding
Chap- tears."
letter "My goodness!" exclaimed the listen
medi- er. ",he must have been boiling over
with rage."-Chicago News.
I the
ors, She--Love is like a potato. C
atined Ie-Because why?
She-Because it shoots from the eye. m
He-Oh. I thought perhaps it was be
the cause pairing makes it less.--Chicago
ided, Record-Herald.
ines, Old Gentleman-My friend, what do
S. you do with your wages every week
'a in put part of them in the savings bank? so
nore 'Bus Driver-No, sir; after paying the
said, grocer, butcher and the rent, I packs
Lon- what's left away in barrels; I don't be
and lieve in savings banks.--Tit-Bits.
rat- i
eeps "Yes," said the loud guest at the sea- lf
ease side hotel; "I move in the best society
ilch in our town."
I or "Ah!" remarked the quiet man; "I
pur- suppose you are able to take your vraa
the tion now because the moving business is /
age, slack at present."-Philadelphia Record.
Mrs. Howells-Your baby resembles "1
his father very much, don't you think? *
Mrs. Growells-Yes, in both looks and
Sactions. Why, he even makes a specialty *
r ' of crying for the moon in the daytime "
i instead of at night, just for the sake of *
being contrary.--Chicago News.
ac- -
eid Robert-Oh, I suppose Tom is all
right. but he is so close-mouthed. For
,e instance, when I saw him to-day I ask
, ed him, "How are you?" and he gave
me an evasive answer.
Richard-And what was that?
tx- Robert-He said, "How are you?"
?n- Boston Transcrijpt.
S "In all my life," she said with a sigh,
h "I have seen only one man that I would
care to marry."
ti "Did he look like me?" 1e carelessly
,d asked.
tis Then she flung herself into his arms
and wanted to know what secret power
tr- men possess that enables them to tell
te when they are loved.-Chicago Record.
H lerald.
d- Relying upon the old saying that the
v shortest way to a mail's heart was
th through his stomach, the fond wife, who
wantedl a new Worth gown, regaled her
husband with costly viands for a month.
Then she made her request. *
Dut the heartless wretch replied:
"Can't stand it now. The grocery bill
and meat bi!li was too heavy this month" @O
-Baltimore American.
d Penner-Say, give me a synonym for 1
' "psychic." will you?
Wright-Well, there's "psychologic
Sal.Penner-All right. How do you spell
e it?
e Wright-Why--er--oh. I give it up.
B Why not use "phvchic?"
c Penner--T would, but I don't know
how to spell that.--Philadclphia Press.,
MAN. 1
"Stpposing." said Mr. Sirus Barker,
during a pleasure tr p on an excursion
bh't. "that I were to fall overboard.
What would you do?"
"Oh!" exclaimed Mrs. Barker, with a
gas. "I'd cry my eyes out."
"I knei4 it. That's just like a wo
man. Always looking for a way to DOl
nmke matters worse. Can't you see that
c-yinr wouldn't do the slightest good,
and that it would only make the water
that much deeper!"-Wahingon Star.
I have reason to'believe, says a writer ith
in The Sketch, that there are negotia- gM
tions on between French and English g *
postal authorities with a view to issuing
an international po'tage stamp. Such eaa
a stamp is absolutely a necessity. An
international postage stamp must comte,
The total n'mrber of fellows of the
Roy.al Geoeraphicsl Society is 399f7: the A.
mincomn of the rocicty.for last year was
over $1o,ooo.
State G mnrlnt Of oi iiam .
Governor-W. W. H, ard,
Lieutenant-Governor-Albert EMto
Secretary of State-John Michel.
Superintendent of Education-Jobs
SstoodV. Calboun.
Auditor-..W. S. Frazee.
Treasurer-Ledonu E. Smith.
en, Don Cafferey and S. D. McEnery.
1 District-it. C. Davey,
,raid. 2 District-Ado'ph Meyer.
8 District--R. . Iroausuard.
4 District-P Braz-ale.
5 Distriot-i. E. R,udecll.
t District--S. 31. Rli,biueon.
P, then.
OU oU "" '
n't tell . r
like." * 11mGo4 snd iJeed
as Dcplons ·et. av~rad
u M Amoeds and'Diro~oee
xpee toloea . Crormmei
;D. Couroa aincelaude e
Lp, it's emmatlag sand Auditag,sae
b Oe :Sateed , ere
pe you o n eo to ay p r I the
i ?.uts. We own ouer sonle
blr dlf shed klae unequai"d
Twad- Iaetle and uezoeled
script. O5td e aLoue o oi, ah i clt te
s~it. onato s-llpealL
B amerom buainm onee o e agsadku
S snirevrlls md roepetbly known, we
1 have- sr advatens 1eal atsdeab to
little 1C cloe isaesaeeeeb dwerborJ,
in wnzldea3mb do actual busagee wile
real ood ad actual mosiey, sad Yen keep
tag)- he ne laset laor saing forms.
News Ad tn, er oa knnm ile oe a
Bp9alor f1soe. Bond for ei. lo.Z sO
if he TABO a r
senseetke0i wheh dtrl
Se Mississippi Vlleya
p ailroad mhfn~r
, Unsurpassed : Dai T : Snta
siding Q
oonneoting at Mesphfs with
trains of the .Dinoi easm
tral Railroad fot
Cairo, St. Louis, Chicago, Cin
oinnat, Louisville,
seye. mndireot onneotion s witrough
s trains for all points
Inolading Buffalo, Pittsburg, laOve
t do land, Boton, New York, Philadelphia,
Ae_ Bltimore, iobmond, St. Paul, Mim
ank? polis, Omaha, Kane City, Not
, the Bp'ina, Ark., and Denver. Olee
aoneotioe at Ohioago witb CentralI
ll dippi Valley Route, Solid ta
f$itb led Daily Trains for
nd the Wos. Prtlmslau of agent
sea- of the Y. . V. ad eouneotng line
iety W. Mu, Dtv. Pa. Ajt.,
Now Orlelur
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aca- Mmrphis.
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