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, TEXAS limine, home, sweet weet tome; Ther'i do p!a lik home, Ik- lme. Chicago Inclines to the belief tht Injomoter Grable'a punishment l am pie. He li Krundrd in St. Lou!. It. la tald that the train elevatt Tecntly built at Huffalo li the largest 1b the world, but Chicago will prob My deny It. The time la at band for the treat American plar." raid a Chlrago paper la lt dramatic review. It probably means that the We Lull season la not far off. Pr. Nanaen aaya be found lectnrlnn in tha I'nlted State harder work than hunting for the north pole. And It nay be noted that be failed In both un dertaking!. Paper borseshoe are tald to last longer than tho made of metal. Why not paper barne? Iloraei wearing paper collar- tnent our at The prnpoaltlon of (he governor of Maryland that damage for lynching Im paid for In cash may lessen the num ber of murder of that kind. Men who are Indifferent to bloodshed are gener ally notorloui for their timidity against attacks on their pocketbooks; and if tbey have to pay for the Indignation which leada them to kill they may con clude not to Indulge In It. Half a million grains of quinine were recently consigned to Consul General Iee a a part of relief supplies to Cuba. The effect of thla store of tonic on the consumer will be e than would be the result to the ner vous systems of Spain and the t'nlted Rtates, were a single grain of gun powder to be burned with hostile In tent, kindling the awful fires of war lietween these powers. While the war (tension of this coun try has reached an enormous figure. It would be Interesting to compare wlih it the casualty (leuslon, generally pre ventable and always Inglorious. Ore ct "the noble six hundred,'- the only American survivor of the Light llrl gade which charged at Ilalaklava. live, In Chicago. Not long ago he won a erdlct of a thousand dollars from the city for Injuries due to a defective aldewalk. (Iranted that It Is more rlorloua to full on the field of battle; the defective sidewalk or the unguard ed grade-crossing offers greater remuneration! uirr III 1 Many young persona are apt to re gard clergymen as a serious and ao'emn class, and to Infer therefrom that religion must be a glmimy mat ter. Thousands of young readers of "Alice In Wonderland" never suspect ed that "Lewis Carroll," the writer of that book of wholcon fun, was the Ilev. Charles.. . L Hodgson, a clergy man of lb 4 Church of Kngland. whose """flfirril was recently announced. Is It not true that, to the fun afforded by bis Inimitable works, there Would have teen added a lesson in the cheerfulness f religion. If they hail gone out un der bis own name as the recreation of a cheerful-minded "preacher?" Men who have had the widest ex perience In war are Just those who Utter the strongest peace sentiments. iLleut.-Gen. Schofleld In his "Forty, rilx Years In the Army," dissents from the opinion "that occasional wars are necessary to keep up the fires of pa triotism." True patriotism Is like a tire on the family hearth, giving light and warmth to the domestic circle. Spurious patriotism blazes up like a bonfire, a center of temporary excite ment, but It soon (lies out. The steady flame of real devotion to country burns in peace no less than In war. Were there to be no more sound of battle, or light of garments rolled In Mood, tils .Interested and enduring affection for the land of one's birth or adnptoln would do Its perfect work. The shadow of accountability follow tig all, but It is dearest under the cal cium light of social eminence. A con Armed drunkard recently recounted the circumstances of bis (list glass. When a youth he was Invited to Join fen excursion party down the Potomac, and during the day mas asked by a distinguished woman to bring her a glass of wine. He did so. but waa rallied eipon bringing none for himself. "I fiave never tasted wine," wa his confused reply. "Hut surely you will not refuse to drink with the Pre. dent's wife?" He did not. Happily In recent administrations a wiser pol icy prevail. "Why pretend to be old (opera. Just because we are here?" was the humorous query of one gracious (mistress of the white house; "It would be affectation." The story from Hinsdale. III., to the ffct that a fainter has been nttHiked by rabbits, fairly routed ami forced u take shelter In his barn, and there w.n besieged for six or eight hours. In most reassuring to those of us who have un derstood that all the te.illy able liars of this country bad left fur the Klondike. I.uetgcrt want another trial, on the theory that Mis. I.uetgert Is still alive. If Mrs. Luetgert npiears, however, no difficulty will 1" experience In getting tier husband's release, without a new trial. At a Japanese launching the specta tor see, a the vessel Is named, not Vine bits of gla"s from a broken boi l's of wine, but the flight of a white j.geon released at that moment. The jiictureque custom of the "Yankee of the east" might well take the place of ,,3or!ng champagne over the res sel'a bow, to which many people have a wel.-grounded objection. A riot between the classes of a Ilnp (1st college In Indiana would seem to Indicate that the boy have omitted Ut aoltroio lilt of tail r.g water. FEROCIOUS WILD DOOS. BaeeBlag t Aim Ik Banter of Arlioaa aa Hmm Msslea. From the Cincinnati Enquirer: J!ol hrook. An., Special. John Bargeuisr., I'nder Sheriff of Navajo county, his returned to llolbrook from an extrud ed trip through the mountain alodi the border of Arizona and New Mxl j bringing a tale that wild dof) are creating havoc In that region smor.it cattle ami tin op. The dogs have beeu known for only three )ear, first mak ing their appearance In a small band la American Valley, In western N Mexbo. They have Increased wonder fully, and ar tiow found over a broad stretch of country. !e,pi;e the effort of the cattlemen to exterminate the:n. The dog average about 10 pound' weight. They have the head and shoul ders of a bulldog, but the build of a timber wolf and wolfish cbaracterU tlc. In color they are ashy gray, with long black hair Interspersed. Like coyote, they are little afraid of maa. and will follow horsemen for mile through the timber, not hesitating to attack footmen. They occasionally visit ranches, and many Instancts ar known where domestic dog have Join ed the bands. The dog secure their food by kllllng.iheep and calve, au4 even full-crown cattle are known to have been pulled down by them. Colt re their especial rame. Tboma Al , rtle.nt of Nutrloso, I reKnl ble for the etatement that animal blt- en by the wild dog. If not killed them on the pot, die within a few dao with all the symptom of trychnln poisoning. He cite an lr.tance where he wa able to verify the local Impre aioa to that effect. HI house dog wa set upon by everal wild dog. Algr drove them away, and the dog appear ed little the worse for his buttle. Yet the animal died In two days with all the sign of trye hnlne poisoning. The timber dog are continually getting flerrer and bolder, and the rtsldetit of eastern Apache county are organizing to bunt them down. THREE HOURS OF COUnTSHIP tlCcraslte Ksperlear of a touatrllral Couple Aid (Julrk KerUlaa. Chicago I reputed to be a illy of quickly married pe"l'l. hut few of thera can hope to outrival John K:i gel of I'oqtionock and Catherine Ilarck Icy of Glastonbury, Conn., who wi re married on New Year's eve after a courtship of three hours. It is the fifth marriage of the bride, uml thJ bridegroom, who wa married one e be fore, Is the father of nineteen chil dren. Three of the previous husbands of Mr. ICngel are dead and il:e obtaiii d a divorce from the fourth, slie hai no children. Kngt I Is '.9 years old. while hi wife Is The couple met by accident on Friday evening, when Engcl, who I a shoemaker, rinsed ;t his shop and went to make a call t.n the village barber. Mrt. llarckley, wl.i Mad reiimed the name tf her third . , - , . husband after her divorce. U aunt t f1 the barber ami wa a guet at hi house. Engcl and Mr. Ilankley w.rc mutually attracted, and after a s!i irt conversation he suggested that they should get married, Mr. llarckley waa willing, and they started at rnre for the residence of the lo al m!nlftir. He was not at home, but that did not dishearten the rouple. They board II--UI1I II mi- coupie. i ney tmarneii electric car nnd after a ride of font ir reached the home of Hev. i:. I). e. pastor of lbs Congregational irch nt Windsor, who nt ctice iter- an hour Tree rticirco hi inusor, w no nt .nc e p .i. i mrmeu me ceremony which rm .id.. them man nitd wife. Mr. and Mr F.IIgcl dispensed with the foi n,.i It le Honeymoon Itlltl a er tile r m:irr l-n wtnt at once to Mr. linger home. Chic ago Chronicle. w I'splnrailnn of AUslta. A scientific exploration of Alaka Ip to be undertaken by Prof. An::ei He;. prln of Philadelphia. A peculiar boat. Intended for navigating the Yukon riv er. Is being constructed for Prof. e prln'a use. It Is to he a stert,-whee steamer SO feet long. IS feet beam, and of very light draught. It I lo be en tirely of steel, construe teel in ten sec tion. When overtaken by winter the boat I to be pulled out on the bank and Inverted, so a to form a dwelllni;. bouse for the explorers. Different bnw, Hoozelelgh -Win n I was flr.ii mar ried, no matter how late I ame huine. my wifo ulwuy greeted me with smile. Woozlclgh And now? Hooze lelgh (sighing)-1 am obliged to get all my smile now on the way home. REV. CRANE'S EPICRAMS. Hvll In never dangerous until it seem to be good. A religion sinner I worse than a wicked (Inner. It 1 better ta flee from the temple than to pollute It. It la not so eusy to explain religion as to explain II iway. The ctiiiitiierrlsl conscience I the modernized Tetzelism. The man who run away from (ie I has a long way to go God alone ran be served filially; ail j other master must be served lo slav ery. 1 When one will not rise to a principle he trie to he nd the principle dow n to j Mm. The open sinner 1 only mi allei i from (iod; the hypocrite U tlo.l in- i emy. Kniiip men are Christian in only th ' same sense they are American or Cmi- : casluns. A corporation Is a contrivance by ' wlili h to get profit and escape re sponsibilities, ! The greatest crime of whlih ma I , ran be cnpablo I to debauch hi ovr i conviction. The religion question ks not whether ynej are going to heaven, but whethe. you are doing your best to muk a heaven here. We need also to pray, "Forgive t our rlghteousnesi," for it 1 th called righteousness of mankind thv. killed Ji huh and yet obstructs kltn. If traditional theology h, trui the d'.- rector In iouhi corporatlona will ha,. to pmd iho weekday In hell and tho ! Sunday with their family In heave i 1 No amopnt of io!lteiiii, teliicatlit or religiosity can keep a f.il'sh hen-! utterly concealed; you caniiot carry m xfoctlda In your InslJ pock it and nst tt found out. MOLA BUKSII. VI faO OI-A III KSII A l longed to the Ma ft l'J I baraja of llenarn, 7 I nJ al hr hint one January to a small shooting Si'-y (sr'-r in Sou:! ( Mirapur. cotisl"'- OVr ',7" '' Ing of three gentle Sou'.h It- j men, two of whem I ' -' jY ka.l their Wilt 4 ' "--"-- ' and children. He as without tuk, of great size, and of what amateur call beautiful polt.'s; stanch with fi. r ir.ilnccl and trataliiti. j Lut cr,lll((.j frora nr,t Wnown of him with an uncertain temper. On the lSih of the month b took part In an expedition luto the Jungle; pelted a wounded tiger Into a ravine with flod till the trute charged and fas tened on his ear; then got hi foe be tween hi legs, and kicked him frora hind-foot to forefoot and back again til! he wa done for. On the 19th he carried ome of th party. Including two ladle, for n outing, nothing un usual being observable In his manner, ncept a rather excited rivalry with a horse which wa cantering by bU aide. On arriving In camp, he waa fed. as uiual, by female bands, and hi affec tation humored of having hi biscuit put actually Into hla mouth. H had, however, about him rather a menagerie mell, for which a bath In a crlgnbor- log river wa prescribed. In perfect j Par of mind all retired to ret. Hut at midnight csme the rry. "Mola Uuksh haa killed hla mahout!" Thl waa true, but It was generally thought the act wa accidental. Th paroxysm had come on blm about t a. ta. He at once tore himself loose and went In search of his second attendant. Thl man wa a purlolner of grain. Inatten tive and cruel, and greatly detetted by the animal. The mahout and Mi dep uty were aleeplng side by side under a tree, shrouded In their coverlet, a th manner ef the country It. Mola knelt on hi enemy and killed h'm, and. per haps. In attempting to rise, dipped on to the mahnut. who wa a drunkard, and not likely to be easily awakened, or to think of rolling aside. At any i ""' ")me h""Tt "'r',nl- when the animal returned and saw the bodies. be only looked down at (hit of the ma hout, but selred the other and tossed It hither and thither. All wa alarm, naturally, In the camp. Cot were slung up in the tret one. fortunately, a banian and the Indie and children put In compara tive safety. Morning wa anxiously loooked for. When It came, however, the cnat wa clear. M !a Ilukih wa pasting hi time In wrec king a village at a little distance, unroofing house and plunde ring the sweetmeat and grain. The other elephant had been driven Into the Jungle. The men were armed and vigilant, the tcrvanta on the wntch. A no alarm wa given, a forrecl march was determined on. and ' i n . . i...-. .... ..... " li. c "iiu.r I'IIIJ I'l l l"l ll rut Hill ) t. . . : i. i j , . A ' ,' Y ! '( ' U, i i' : ','i. 1 fl VV .' t i Jv f 7ft ) " ' i' , j;-':-!x:.' J... : '.. ON THi: KAM PACE. ment ten miles off. This was readied In .ifety, but the eh phant wa soon In pursuit, upset the camels, load nnd all, on the road; flung to right mi I left the burdens deserted by the flying , coolie, caught up two unhappy linger . er and killed them both, and pounded 1 away over the hill-stone with mad ; nest In hi ticnd and unnatural actlv- Ity of overheated excitement In Til i limb. The anxious friend were eat ( td on trunk, watching their growing ; encampment, when the shout arose: ! "Mola '.! rnmlng!" ! And, sure enough, he-t,iing down a strep pitch. Just descended with every , caution by the party, swung Into view 1 the reckless mammoth, as If the fiends ! were close behkjid him. That wn a moment. Indeed: Wives, ayah and ' children were hurried to tree scarcely of adequate height, and the men and 1 the servant took their place for de- fense, beside them. Hut one I shall certainly mime hltn Wigram Money, magistrate of Mirzapur. advanced on I the little plain before the tent alone I to meet the approaching brute. He I received Mola lltiksh at fifty yard ; with hi first barrel, anil the ball struik the renter of the forehead. Thl stopped him, and a second made him turn toward the hill. He waa pursued on horieback, and though he doubled round anil again approached the tent, he remembered hi lesson; nnel, In deed, though he dogged the hurried marches of the party, appearing sud- ,!... 1 ....I ......C..M .1 . I i. in nun ci in Fieui n m rm, mr me n! day or two he scenic! to have drnd of coming quite close. The distance he traveled were scarcely rrejil.le; by light and In the dark It was one excited and destruc tive raid, without exhaustion nnd with out repose, lie tore off the roofs, he tore up wheat, be clevnired or scat tered the co itents of si ops. The villagers - nu n nnd women, chil dren Wild old people- fled before blm. Me Invaded two other sporting ramp beside the one he wn at first ultai li ed to, tossing the equipment nlioiil, maddening the horses, nml nt times surprising some unfortunate attend ant. One of hi Inst feat wn this. A mice of high birth was on a pilgrim nge to Pennre. She wn etirnniped in a grove. Hed nnd white striped tent were enclosed by the rnnvna wall; In th Innermost wn she herself. The tag-rag entourage of nntlve rank en circled her. , seedy sepoy or so, with shako over their tled-up head, nml old, tiiiloailcl flint muskets, stood about. There w.is n rush of cattle and peasants down the rond. dust In clouds, nnd a cry of "The elephant;" The rtinr' currish 1, Irt Units b ft her. Mola Tl.iklsh leveled nil opposing obstacle, and stood before Ihe miserable princes hrrself. The slave girl hiul hidden themselves. The old lady fled to her palankeen. The mad animal tor btr sr ." i . aj from behind it, and put her to death. He feasted on a heap of cake which had been prepared for the shrine of the holy city. A Hrahmln crept In to see what the fate of hla mistress had been. Mola seized him and destroyed . Mola seized bit ii' 1 flung him on .It' wss seen by I if .-venty-s.-en "I 'kola I! iklsh Itanintiggur him i1 flung him on the road, where his . my Informant. On enth the fit ubsld- ed, i stab walked Into hi aninttggur, the fort of M master, near Ilenare, glad to have hi wound;i attended to. He had been a week on the loose had killed twenty person and wounded other. nd had desToyeiJ a great deal of property. Morals to stories are dull apiiendagei; but I surely msy say sin h an occur rence would rreste some excitement in the neighborhood of Primrose 11111. A tol toujour. 'JOHNNY LAW." Tha (jaeer Tsnaessaa las la fretent rilrtln with Nrkaolglrb There I no queerer legislative va gary on the statute book of any of the tale than what is known as the "Johnny law," passed by the last Ten neee assembly, and now bring en forced in that state, say the New C)r leana Tlme-I)emocrat. The law was passed, we are orry to have to y, for the restraint and humiliation of Juvenile lover, a If "sparking the girls" had not been a recognized and altogether legitimate pastime sllh the youthful section of the male popula tion from the day of Father Adam until now. Here I the "Johnny law" of Tennessee: "An act for the protec tion of boarding schools and college for female and the principal and in mate thereof. Section 1. He it enact ed by the general assembly of the tate of Tennessee, That hereafter It hall be unlawful for any person or person to willfully and unnecessarily interfere with, disturb, or In any way disquiet the pupil of any school or college for female In this stste, or the principal or teac hers In charge of them, while on any public road or street, or In any building or tiructure, or on the school premise; nor shall any communication be bad for uch purpose with such pupil or any of them, either orally or in writing, or by signs or otherwise; and it shall be unlawful for any peron to enter upon any such c hcml or college premises, except on business, without first hiv ing obtained permission from the prin cipal in charge of same; and every per son guilty of either of said offense shall be deemed guilty of a misde meanor ond on conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not ! than fl nor more than IV) fur each offense on first conviction; ami upon second and su: s lii' nt conviction of a like nffene shall pay a fine of not lets than llo mi l not more than IV) anil he im prisoned at the discretion of the court In the county Jail not ! than ten nor more than thirty clays. Section 2. lie it further enacted. That It shall he un lawful for any person or persons tej loiter, waneler, stnnel or sit upon the U'lbllc road, streets, alley sidewalk or other place or to frequently nnel unnecessarily pass along (he same In such manner ami with Intent to an noy, vex or disturb the owner, or oc cupant of premise usee) for school or college purpti'e for eelucatlon of fe males. Any person vbdating the ee ond section shall be deemed guilty and shall be fined nml punished as In the first section. I'nssed on March 17, l'liT." LARGEST SAFE IN THE WORLD. One llulll hg an I tigll.li llrm 17 Ire I High ami 13 I eel Ms The highest. If not actually the larg est, safe In the world ha J'Ht been construe tul In Liverpool by a well known safe manufac turing firm for bank In Hcotlatid. It I ft steel struc ture, quite as big as many a cottage or even a house, it built In twe stories, nnel Is In height rather inori than 17 fn-t. Its other nieasun menti are: Depth, l.'i feet; width, 13 feet. Th whole I divided off Into room of chamber of a fair size. Thl enormous safe to stnnel In a litrge room, ill bottom resting on steel girders. It believed that this kind of safe Is Im mensely superior to chamber or vaults built of tone, having fireproof anil biirirlar-proof doors, because all such vault can be undermined, a has nc t'liilly happened In more than one In stance. As this safe stand free of thl ground. It I. of course, quite Impos sible that It rnn he entered by any proce of undermining without detec tion. Their Author. The publication of a little posthu mous volume of poems entltleel "Vox Htimnnn," the late John Mill, might to sit at rest the question of the au thorship or, tt least, one of the au thorsof the simple epitaph : "Ills work well done, HI race well run, HI crown well won, Here let blm rest." which was placed over the coffin of President (iiirfiebl nnd over that of the liuke of Clarence. Mr. Mills. It seem, wrote the line In 1KTX n an epitaph for hi brother, and, never li living published them, wa much as tonlsheel to find them mentioned In the accounts of (l.trfli-ld's funeral. On lii'iulry It was found that the American copy, which differed slightly from Mr. Mills' poem, hud been translated from n L it In vcr-lon. w hich w as. In It turn, n translation from tin I'ligllsb original. London Chronicle. Ilellsr Nllll. P!xoii-I don't see why you refuse to Join our little party; you have failed to give a single reason for lin ing o. Hlxon Very true; I haven't a single reason, but 11 son Hut what? Hlxon- I have a married on. II los. Fuddy It Is disgusting the way people go oil About (hut fool of a KiiuKKittt'. Just because he hn money they sny he's a brilliant conversa tionalist. Dilddy-Tliafs right. Money tulk.ii, you know. Huston Transcript Anslnmlenl. Henrdso "I beard you drove down to the chili the other night am! took hand. How did you leave the goniT" 8alilo "On foot." New York Jour 01 OUIi BEST COMPOSER. DE KOVEN IS AMERICA'S GREAT EST MUSICAL CENIUS. A ftkort hel b it IIM l ife - tjaUk tllgkt frnsi Ike Siima ika Tup Agstsal lb I'rejaillee Ills tuaairf tsaaa aail Wuaire. i:ui.vt.: m: kh- r..v i .i u id ..t Alst'll. !' ' , Is line i f li.r ot i;ot iia tiNc Ann i ! an com t'i'si rs In spite id I lie pn Jil.lli f th it ' ,J - Americans ban der A I tlie.r 'Wu In the V4 '": matter of niulal yl ' ,, iimpi.sittou, Mr. de J Kmtii ha won hi ay lo a pl.ii-c of pr:me Important o in the heart of the ul.ilc, and hi op eras are ircelved a warmly a if 'ie were a (ierman. a Hrltnii. an Italian, a role, or any other kind of a foreigner. This Is laying linn.li fur hi renins. Hi luiier ha Leen won by the young American by ceaseless labor. Few men have worked so unremitting ly as be. The wonder Is that his health hai not broken down long a.! 1 luring the past fifteen years It may ' ald t bat Mr. Ie Koen ha never taken a lest. It wa a limit that long ago when lv went to ('Imago from Ku rojie, white he bad lieen educated In the art and In eeral brar.chc of music, lit name began to be known first by hi ionr. which were weet nd simple and which won popular favor at once. He wrote In a few year more than half a hundred bal lad. Hi compositions for the piano became faltered for concerts. Ills flrt essay In opera w a "The Itcgiitu. ' A few years age) he went to New York, where he ha slm e spent most of his lime. Ill more recent achievement In opera are among the best known work In that field lo the American public. "Ilobln Hood," "The Man darin" and the "Fencing Master" are now classic. Mr. de Koven ha not limited himself to the musical field. H" I a brilliant anil accomplished writer, and his contribution to the literature nf music are among the most valua ble of recent time. Mr. do Koven 1 now 3) year old. vftv&rc 'spM ? ?52r : ' ' l,! '. Vi t . m A J . . ''li.'. vt(jtjj ',m -i' ''V W & If WWwM1 uicciNAi.ii FOUNDATIONS MADE OF DIRT. l'iiliiireaeil larlli lakes Ihe I'Uia nf Slims ami Morlsr. The siibjec l of doing away inlli with stone unci mortar fotinilat Ions !. being discussed by French engineers, couipresseel earth taking the place i f these. Iho method Is the conception uf Louis I in lac It Is well known that, when a stake Is driven Into the ground, a compression of tint surrounding soil take place, equal In volume to t h it displaced by the stake. In the method of Mr. Htilac an uppnrutu like a pile driver 1 erected, but Instead of the or dinary hanimer he iid rnm, a heavy cone I allowed to tltop, point down, in such a manner thai It make a hole, the size and depth of wllbh depend upon Ihe diameter of the cone und the height from which It hn fallen. Ihe cone generally used Is from twenty-four to thirty Indie In diameter, weighing i aleotit 3,ooo pounds, sns uu artble J translated for the F.ngliieerlng Maga zine, and It Is dropped from a height of thirty to forty feet. With n drop of this sort n hole equal in diameter to that of the tone i.nd twenty to Ihlrlv feet deep mu' be tnne'.e III n few hnur.i. ; the time nml depth depending, of remise, upon the nature of the sod. I The whole area upon whiih the stru -I til ro Is to be rrcclcd Is thus treated, ,h hides being five to six fiet np.irt ' I ween centers nnd the result I ih j compression of the soil between the nine to nn extent guverneti py me un meter unci distance between them. Af ter the holes have thus been made th-y are grndually filled with a roncn-e ninde of broken stone or di;i!"r nn I hydraulic lime nnd cement. The con crete Is (brown In shallow layers and pounded by allowing a sphering weight of about 2.on0 pounda lo drop from about Ihe anme height a that from which the cone wn dropped. The effect of thl procedure Is to drive the more liquid portion of the concrete Into the wall of the pit nnd thus, when the latter are filled nnd the con crete hn become hard, the foundation consist not only of the burled pillars of tono nnd rement, but also of the compressed earth partly rhnrgfd with rement. Thl method of making four. dallon hn been ned with much ue ce In various portion of Paris, soma ef U location Icing considered very JKneettW, owing to Me toft nsture cf the ol!, and the ytem I now balng ud to prepare the ground for the erec tion of some of the building for the exposition of loO. ' The effect of the pounding i f the earth Is said not to ex tend to sufficient distance to disturb adjacent structures an I In a numb-r of rases the method haa been used In the Imme diate vicinity of old and weak fundings without apparent injury. It Is postlhle that this sistem of com pression iimv be of serUee l.i many 1 tier., where the load Is not ton gum. st.d It i.in to he if especial epplli at ility to foundation fur tem poral s'ru teres, atnldllig the l.cee- II i f m.i. Ii .! xgliig. t'HUTUUIIAPMV lIO IT, railtsfc t rl er l.ll. Hi II lias ( kM4 Art. Has photography accomplished any thing? lei, t has iheapriird art giral lv, says the I'nliti mpolnl) Keilew It bus lowered (he stamlatd with a public thai llisMlie tHely pirlirs the sham al.d the machine made and the mil riescop c; it has reduced the artUt to a demoral izing struggle with the anuteur sim ply t.i get hi. In c ad anil butter In th htglhiilng of the century Knglaud was ii lil raled for Its beautifully Illustrated books. In Whiih the greatest artists. engraers ami printers collaborated to produce a perf.ct whole lodsy the pl.t' e I f thee Ihkis hs been taVen by the Ktimd M.igiilue and the Hketib, thanks to the entices of phoicsr.iph) . In Ihe making of look, however, th tendency his always lueti toward tha iiin l al of the i beiesl. and the cheap est - tl.ll.'lMy the Itewust h.. a!) Interested ar'.ut for awhl'e. though for other reisons than lt iheapnes Steel i liglitltigt sii climb, d before wood etigr.ilng and llth gtaphy. an I the-. In i .irn. hae s.:c . itnl.ed to Ihe i!:epne of the p-c e.s man In many was, until lately, ptuuss ws a gnat inhume upon any other form of reproduction. .Vow, process black makers are most photographers, ho aie killing each other In the rare for cheapness I do not want any one to think I would Imply that photography I not useful to the artist. tn the con trary. It Is. and e.pe.'a'dy In lllustra tloti, since It pre. ms the Illustrator original design for bun It em.Mc th arihltect (j get. at imill rtpmre and m: K'jvi:n. Without the tn i..!e ,f, elriw tl.un. b.t.i ,f .!,; ,n -. ,n lands, th iuih 'his ,. h ej .- . . . ; vantage. '1 wol d, g.-.s-i-; ul lie-els managed verv Hi. : ,r, l jj One i rltlc . is ..il l tin' , j e. ,1, ,,,. ,,, woiiiel tutu the ir a"c!i ... i., ,. tf. cording of h: " rn ew,', j ,;(, Jubilee, or of .if-hl.g Imlld t,g, thsy wciuld tin nn Unmet, servPe t j srt. In one way this Is ireie n r .,ef,r ;( Is not. Surely th- nt w-jul l t,, Inst to suggest that the , ,,.i u,k', graphic "pictures" the whr,e j; t,t, ,,f them, shown at Ihe Ktnplre. J i.i.mk are vunl to one picture of a provi sion oy tarpanTi, pam'sd enlir, ! before we had any pho'-igraph N., ''"'"I't artist would he required j to sec ure us many views of Ihe J iMlee procession ic were obtained by th I i Inenintogtuph, ami their employment j might hav meen ion much f a Kll, thing. Hut If. hiv, half a io..,, ,,f , . eompllsheil llltlst b.i, heel, lonimls- ' slon.d. und allowed to do hat they wanted, iiilghl we not have hud a r'e I .ul of some intlstle Imporitinee? As j t.i the photographing of old buildings ; whic h would the nr. hit... t rathe r have' l.n etching by Piratical r a phot., graph by one of the most revolutionary of thct i "Salon" photographers? The llulll.ii llsMrral'i III,,., ,r I A Haitian g. nei.,1 lu.v lnK losl mi ewt 1 1,1 l"""' 1'nris for mi inline,,.! ! 11 ""Hi lii r.luii, ue of l" leesl. Hhortly l.fts-r Ihe geneiul e- will" the r aik that the , f)e was too yellow and recalled lo hi mind Hie Spanish flag, adding , ,., "nine lime that be would wenr only an ('-e having . , ,,,rw f ,M (,wn ,,(H1M. try. The maker thereupon mailn ono I with reel ni lrP(,n predomliiHilug ,,,,p" "I'm the Haitian colors) Thl to pleased the Heer.il that Instead f wearing the eye u originally Intended I '"'l'l,'l It to his c, ctl.u, f me.iau i oM-(,riiciuate. II .!.. I'oiminiinn, Tim revised returns of the It,,,!.,, cei.su give tlm tt population of thkt t ommy nt L"i.iii, i.immi. -( his rnnke ItusHla third In rank among nation China mining first with nn estimated population of 4UO,(hiO,ooo, and (ho Ikflt Uh Kmplre next with 20S,oo0,(i0o, CHARMED BY A RATTLESNAKE Th Maiavalla WeM m with Ika aweaaat aa Ulm. rrof. Charlea Rich, tha botanist, ha t a thrilling experience wlLa a n-cnater rattlesnake on day last wetk. and It waa only his coolue and presanca ot mind that saved him from death, saya the Calaveraa Chronicle, prof. Illea and Ir. Tynm. the bugjlogi.t, were up In the higher altitude of the BUr ra In March of p Imen and wer earned at a place railed Moora Creek They bad a imall teLt with Uctia. which they bad pitched near a atrsaux of water that wa fed by a pilng high er up on the tide of th mountain. Fri day evening of last week the professor and his companion, who vrrr com pletely worn out with their day tramp ' In search of rare flowers and bug, rolled themselves up In their blank! and were soon In dreamland. Just aa daylight wa breaking the profeieor wa awakened from his ilumbera br feeling a urt and clammy ubtanca crawling over hla far and down onta hla cheat and, on ralalng hi head a lltfe, to hit horror be discovered It waa a monster lattlesuak. The rep tile had Collet! Itself, with Ita heaJ raised alHiut a foot and ready at tha least movement to strike. Cold drop of perspiration oozed from every por of Ihe professor body, while hi uiiii lea became a rigid a ban of Iron and hla eve became fixed with a (tony glare aa he gazed at th head of the monster, which waa about sti or seven Inches from hi face and (winging from on side to the other with the regularity of a dock pendulum. Th suspense wa teconiliig unbearable, but e he knew that the least move that be made meant death In the mot hor rible form How long he remained Is thl terrible position he doe not know, but It seemed sge. when suddenly be felt his muscle relax, hi vision grew dim. everything around blm beram dark, and In a few- seconds he ob livious to evrrtthlng around him. Th doctor waa qulet'y sleeping a fsw feel away, iinconsclou of the terrible dan ger of hi compazine When be awuk the sun brightly streaming Into the tent and aa be rolled over In bl h!nkts toward his mmpsnl n hit I.;.hh seemed to chill In bl vein at the sight presented to h1 view. IPs c. mpanlon was strrtihrd St full e:ig!t upon the ground, with hi ie closed and his foe os white a piece if ti:r!! wh.l culled upon hi bresst as a hue r it'.li sti.ike. apparently ns'eep lie quietly seised a hitguti that wjs stvt.l.n nesr br and. fink 'r.( t..th is-re's ran. 1 It lev his shuul !er I wis a! nit to fire, when he f r.t r.al.rc-1 f he did he smiM pr b tiilv ml ire t:s companion. Jut at thts m. n-ert ht c.n.pnbu moved a 1 t'.te w'.n te srskr gvve a ratt't .-!, 1 ,.g.r. rv. 1 J.u hea I Th d.stor, .e t.g !.. ihsnce Str l and at th r ; t: cf t'e gin his cinifn!on gave a v.. I a:.d J.im;-1 t. his fret, throwing t;.e ri;t!'.e .Rie three or femr feet av fr- m h.m la I' death strugg e. ".'.. r an wss true, fur the ri .in l.i d wss blown completely . ff On V : n.eas tired It wa found rile' - r I rie sr.d one half lnets In l::h sr.1 hai seventeen rrtt ;.t. 1 a l it: in The pnfes..rs r.erve S-. I'lC'e-e-l hy Ms ternt'le expe-i-t's 'Vst te wss hardly able to walk. ' ; . ; . g d w. In r mpsny with i , , . re'i-r.el to til ; . s -!. ! present recuir .: ; .- ' r ' e 'or c.ire. VAN WINKLE'S INCONGRUITY. 'rtws iisinrv omiHKlae IM4 lUil M s 1 cletii-il f'nararlrr. - !.., n a!l at'etitlon to an . t.g '.t r gard.r.g t!p Van .i - - h Mt'waeikie Wis .con- He ' There s one Incun- :-j ( p Van Winkle w hl h ! . ". tr V !e I possibly neit.e cf ....... , ) ... Indeed. I w ill con- . i.V.i re ently the fart lltver .::'. t,, n. ,t, (ijr f,,rr. Well, I ' 1 t.el.r gue.s. so r (el I- Is tl.i. (,p Van Wlt.kle I ' '.'v j.r.ori In the (day who si:ikl ci w.th a slightly broken Hutch t.t Ml it the other character :. ge I t i eontcnt lhen,elves r i r v L.'.r'ish It heightens sd'h th ' f- r l!p to speak aa he does n n a-ient. hut f all the other ...rs s.r to attempt a dialect i. ,,'! ! iidi variety of u( , ,.,,t 'h eff.'t would be Incongruous r. : li'i'lS. All the feelina sti.l f 1 , rr.e t.t of the play would Ie lost a . polvgliet attempt at dialect, r've-hl yrs g-i a f Hiv n engaged to plsy .Nug Veilder i ame on at rehearsal , 1 ".tumeric cd to talk In the br'tsdest a ll iteh 'ent. ( alopiiee) blm at ,,r,re I, ut In 1,1 own defeiie he ex '.4,U.ed 'll'lt Mtk Veclder Would talk t...' u. wouleln f be, if II I p Van Win kle e,?' ,' I replied, "he would, I, ill ,ii mus'ii't,' and no doubt th man thought me very unreasonable. Ilut ihl only Illustrate the point that iim n y things apparently illogical must l, done mi the singe to secure effect by Inspiring the Imagination. Abso lve reilliiii woulil be fatal. I'nder ei Main icindillons It Is the necessity of ili.iin.itl, art to make the Impossible scmIii leal." I l,leraal M.e Intrrleit. lee iph A. 'i ligett or Phlla.lt lphl.1 hfs te.ently succeeded III making a s,,ld.T which will Join aluminium us we l us it ti v other metal. It u applied wliliiiui tin. n eof niiy add, and In oth er icpcits lu iimi the siiuie as ordlu ary solder. An Old .linger. t'mli' Hut you nre loo young, my boy. to think of getting married. Nephew- Oh, I don't know about that. Next session will make the third lime I've buau a co respondent . Punch. VeryPainful Could Not Move without Great luf ferinK - Hood'a Cured. " My shoulders snd arm were very pn fulwllh rheums! Istnsothst I could hsrdty move them without greet suffering. I have taken four lenities of Hood Hsrsl mrill sm! now find myself free from rheumatism." Mm. Mart A. Tl'CKKU, i'.l Ninth Ht., ltd Wing, Minn. Hood's Sarsaparilla llth beat-In fact the On Tni Illood PurlBtr. Hood'a Plllaur7ik beadasb. ftt.