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SOME ITEMS OK INTEREST TO UKiON WCJHKMEN. I 1 A.IIim aa4 las Aagel A aagvr 1fcr.ln. Ik I'xspi wk Abasit I 'w-Hl4 I Rs4 llefwf ( m4Ik THvIr lUllsrta. AhM II 4t-rm ka4 the AngeL. Abou lien Adbem (mar hi tribe In crease'! Awoke on night from a deep dream of pea.. And iiw, within tbe moonlight to h! room. Making it rich, inJ like Illy In bloom. An angel, writing In 1 timk of gold: Kxc.-e1!ng pure bad made In Ad- hem bold: And to the presence In the room be Hid, "What wrltest tbonr Tbe vision ra!'d I'.i brad. And with look made of all tweet c- ford. Acxwer'd. "The nsme of those who loTe the Ix)rd." "And If mine one?" s. Id Aboa. "'Niy. not io," Replied tbe angel. Abou ipoke more low. Cut cheerily it'.l'; and said, "I pray thee, then, Write me a one that '.jvra hi fellow- men." The arg'l wrote and vanlshM. The r.nl nldit It came again, wlili a gnat wahenlng light. And show'd the name wh ,m live of Cod had b!e'd. And, lo! lien Adhem" r.acie -i all tbe test. A lirrml Itancrr 1 lilml'l". The majority of our ritlxrn take tbe constitution seriously. They are under tbe l..ipreslon tlia! all there la laid therein la meant. It It nut a. Borne citizen of l'era.vV.r,!; :;,-,!.; tbey bad a constitutional right to walk on the people highway. Tliey got ahot for their Ignorance! A very dan gerom addition or amendment. ra:h r to the. Ut constitution of Con Bic'rut la BLoiit to I voted on by the cltlzena cf that state. It la worded a follows: "Every person shall he bio to read In the English language any artlcl.? of the constitution or any an lion of the statutes nf Ihe state be fore Li ing admitted n an clcc'or." If the citizen, aii'-rced In ri-ttlt.g this em bodied In their constitution It will have a tnmt pernicious end (lanifcrou effect. It will h.ivs a tendency to make ) eople real. It m:iy timke them peruke the itnte hill of right and per chanre give them a ta'e fur that kin I of literature. Then tliey will read tbe constitution and after that the IWIv ration of Independence. Then they run chances of being ahot! There are a very few localities where a citizen may eicrclse his rlchts linger the con stitution without retting locked up; -try few places where be can do aa the constitution directs without get ting Into trouble. It la best to let the constitution alone, that la the reading of It. and take to the attidy of propa ganda by deed. It U not near ao dang troua. All the literature of that na ture that wl'a ever written and read sued from the mistake of American cltliena who lock the constitution and the Declaration of Independence seri ously. Machlulsts' Journal. rrlon-Ul Mlrhlsjun. Ihirlng the latter part of I-eember w learned that the state of Michigan, where he of potato-patch fame reign governor, wa contemplating the trial of manufacturing cigars at the Marquette branch prison. We at once telegraphed (Jov. I'lngree, the prison board and the warden, and followed the telegrama with letters to earn, protesting and Riving valid reasons w hy rlgnra should not be m idw In penal Institutions, but up to the pres ent writing not one nf the above have been movrd with sufficient rnnrtcxy to reply to the protest. (Jov, filigree's often repeated cl.iln.s of profound con sideration for the workers and roasts for corporations and ring la not In keeping with his silence on this ques tion. We understand that the con tract has been let and that ork is 111 soon he. If It bus not already been, commenced. If this bo true we wilt have a few things to say in future Is sues of the Journal. We are, bow iver, loath, In view of (Jov. I'lngrre'a public sentiments, to believe that he baa added filthy prUon cigar making to hi great potato growing panacea scheme for the Ills of mankind. A few year ago a rerialu "reform" gov rnor undertook to manufacture cigars In the pfiial institutions of the state f Illinois. The member nf the Inter aatlonal union In this st:ie took liooie with hi in and a vigorous battle a :eaelesi!y waked agtinst the v-n-:uie. T!o lii!iuitb, ,.f ((, ,,,., ere f illy .ipn,, ntid prediction nude th.'l it would proe a source of innoyiit,.' to th rcKioiilh!e fir na iiiaiiKU.a'loii n:il a nilonn pi-cunluiy lues to the s'atc ! .;f ),!,(, ,rved true, nd. to mike a ,..;l; ,i,,rv n,,ri :be state of 111 .)., , t' lluilii, clears any im-: in .., r, ,t;tu-tloiis.- Cigar Makei Jicirual. ll.lnr I II,p Vl.l. l , , ,.,.,, Iron nioldcrs re p j uci,g in t lm pletnllil success of t hi lr lo w lln.iiii lal system, which went Into cITm t num. than a year ao. It It the kiiiic pUn is Is now In vogue In othir up-tn-date unions. In all of nblch It Is provlm; very advatilngi'nii. Dues are paid by the Iron molilers every week, and the amount la 2! cents. Of this sum 10 cent goe to maintain the national or ganization, 8 rent goe to the sick benefit fund and 7 cent I retained by th local body. Since the adoption of (ha plan 1100,000 has been collected for the alck fund, of which. fGft.OOO has been paid out In benefit. There I bald In reserve In tbla fund I2S.000. The balance of 17,000 baa been placed In a apeclal fund and members In good landing for li months, who pay their dot while working, and do not owe nor tban four weeks when becom ing IdU, have their dues paid from this fund. In addition to the sick benefits l death benefit of f 100 Is paid aa well U ISO contributed by th local In which ths death occurs. Eight llszt Herald. ror Hsbi-llMtr Isay. To a ?e.e.t gs.hrricg In IVtroll Cot ernor Fingree remarked that a gov ernor "he had license (not fns rhl) to oiler luggeition.' Hie prin cipal ittggestlon waa. that In view of present lark of employment, caused rblefly by tbe concentration of wealth and business, that universal elght hour working lava had become a ne ee!ty. Aa an employer be fxvored tbla. and he had written ta govern or cf the v a-0111 tte, urging con sideration of the question by the legis lature and asklr.g lh!r views. Ex. Clrnrml I m'mr ImIi ril . The ataie of Iilino ha ceased the msr.ufai tore of i !i;ars in the peniten tiary at Juliet, tbe veuiure proving a failure. In Klnlind the ,):.; n rot only vo. but they f;ow the trades of farpi'a ters, pjperhani?rs. br.iklaycr an 1 s'atiKh:erri. The (;.di.un au'omatl'? car brak company has loeited n Anderson. Inil., and ia erecting worka that will mploy I'.o ikii4 men. The eiprriment to operate cotton mllla with negroes d.iet not pay. They won't lt ten hour a day at a loom Tl.ejr want to be moving about. A ateani shovel in Lake Superl ir Iron ore rglon lift-1 and loaded 7"i. x.u tons of Iron ore during the pi'', year. T bey are m -'hanlctl mlr.ie:M 1 nder the i.ew (barter for Cre.i:r New York, r. ) lire. i I ;r. be r''r::i.t'f I to be mid In tin? t :. ::i : t lio i ; bakerii So ninth stufT is nan'i ! In A'l-trilii fr. ,ii San Francis o that cargo are b'li g piled up for want i f vene'.s. Many ve?.iit ar !:!ng held up for siring to n In the Klondike tr-i lc A syi.d'iate of New Yo;k and Ohio cr.plta;1 ''i hns tiecn warded the col. trait fi r ((.nitrnctlng the Nicaragua canal, an I ;ll scon put r, 'ol men at work. moly Central Amerbar.. Tn,,i,a, V.'a-h.. prnmes to le g rreat manufacturing renter. Eight mill J dUtalit Is a US fe -t fall cf water, nlilih Is to be used to generate elec tricity, alnuxt all the capacity of the contempate d electrical plant. The production of pig Irr.n In the I'nl'ed States for 1Vi7 was 9 1",;,su tons, an Increase nf .o:9.r,:,3 tons, aa compared with 1 1'J'i. llie protuctlun of basic pig Iron for IVi7 was r'.l.llil tons, of hlih Kdlron male 3"ooi;i tons. Tlinjie nnf.. in il ! i r with maniifa tur Ing have little com eptlon of the enor mous machinery imw I ir.tr un-d an I ma le for l.ir,?o m mu.'.ii turlni; plants Auierlc.ins aie making lieivier. finer and n.ore cort:plcjte. rnncl.ln. ry than was ever ib'vlked. I'eihiis the greatest engineering feat the world ever wltne.urd will be undertaken some time this year by Japanese ergliieers In building an Immeniie bridge high enough for ships In full aall to pass under 2-ros strain one mile wide to connect two Inlands The (Jerman government recently Inquired of (Jreat Hrltain and the t'nlted State regarding women far tory loapector. The reply of (Jreat Ilrltaln praised eitremcly the benefi cial activity of auch Inspectors, but th reply of the t'nlted States waa less fa vorable. The rloakmakera' union of New York, for the first time In yeara, Is go ing to do busincs without It annual atrlke, and It ha smarted a movement to abolish general atrlke. Pursuant to thl. a meeting of representatives of the Clonk Manufacturers' association and the I'lilted Ilrotherhood of Cloak makers was held a few day ago, at which It was agreed that none but members of the union should be em ployed, and that all disputes as to wage and hour of labor should be referred to a Joint committee of manu facturer and clonk makers. If the arbi tration committee cannot settle the dispute, then it I to be referred to an umpire selected by both sides. The rriamliUI IllumUrs. Why do we make hiii)i pyramidal blunders? Ilecaus we think the fads are loo well know n to us to be worth verifying and our memories nre not so good a they one were. Having mock ed at my better I now "put my hand on my mouth and my mouth in the dust, crying: 'We are cistern; ye, broken cisterns; cistern which hold no water;'" for. In writing about Wordsworth I see I have quoted. "Or do the doubtful murmurs flow?" Of course It Is "the doubtful number;" and I knew It, If you had asked me. How vexed Wordsworth waa when Scott quoted, "the swan on sweet St. Mary' lake!" It wis not "sweet," It was "still," nnd that was precisely why th swan "floated double, swan and shadow." A beast of a swan he waa and once attacked myself and a friend when fishing In a boat; we had to whack him with the oars. I have known lilm to lrle a fisher off the loch a man of gn at courage nnd f irtll inliv It was a case of ni"tii cadctis In cinstantcm vlrum.- Longman' M uazln. Just lln Mora llimllim. Hobble- Vhii.iIii;'., what makes ),iu so cross? Mother I'.ciaii.-e, my son, you ask ho many quest mns. II A H't won't you be cn.ss If I don't iit-k any more? M. No, iny son, that will m;,ke m ijnlie In r f ill it K u I il. II (after a short pause) Momma! M. - Welt. Hobble, what I It? II - Are (mi cheerful yet? M. I'alrly. II.--Cause I wanted to ask what y.iu suppose in ikea gi-own-uii people so cms when you Just ink a few ques tions that don't hurt nobody? -Hrook-lyn Life. Walking Mirks as Legacies. Walking tlck have frequently been left by will. Tranklln bequeathed hi favorite stick, with a gold haudl ihaped like a cap of liberty, to Oeorgw Washington. Tbe gold-headed cane used by Dr. Ratcllffe, Mead and oth er, whose arm are engraved upon It, wa bequeathed by Uallllo to the Col lege of t'hyilclan. Napoleon's walk ing stick of tortolae ihell waa sold In London In 1R23 for $190. Honors D Dalsae had th mementos he received from various fair admirers, which con sisted of precious ston, set In eania AUGUSTA IVANS W.LSOM. The Wibrw Aaiha la fJsr We Tasbtl- MTMaat H. Widely aa the world knows A u guru Evan Wilson, th great southern an thoress. very few beyond the limits of her gtilf-ald home In Alabama know the real woman, aay th St. Lcul Globe-Democrat. Mobile holds no aim pier, gentler and more ditmstie wo man than ihe; none mre devoted to her home and It Ingiate. and her fa vorite dumb pet, both animal and 2.ni. A '.ira. lu-jpi figure of me dium height is cr jwned by the mas of soft brown hair that frsin the quler, fjioughtf'f. fj.-e. Time's pncl has sir ik I the hair lfxhtly wl'h w hit .-. ,d now the fa - e.;ci lilly the mllille lips-show tras of aalnes. In movement an I gesture Mrs. Wilson shows no m.tn tlia' thru score year have touched hi r with aught but light est hand. fo'tun time ago Mr. Wilson on day receded the fill'jwing not frvm a friend written on a qlnt Interna tional piil card. It w.n da!d at Agr.i. Ifdli. bote a signatures the faino.is ' i h.rTr" of that wit ami ?. rltr. ieorge W. (' i: l?on a freshly i lipped chiiken. thln-shaiike but rampant; and It a a j at a:.?r to the tilte query: "Who read a-i Arin-rkan book?" Mr. t'arlt m ha I covere I t!. card with th, wor la. la !il tit e r,t-Ing- "Will JO'I bi-ll-ve nl.cn I te'l (,ll here, on rh:s brief pi-lai lard, that t -day I sjW a I'.in-e boy read ng a Ir. don edlon of 'Vaihtl'- here -hi-ri 1 Miles ai.d miles iiji In the jungle i f In terior Indii-w l-,.ln a s'oiie's thro of th atii.i'iigly Vamlfil Ta) Mahal eurr.iunde I bv niaolfb eiit. half-ml-n-l palne, tombs a;;d tempbs. barbarb im.si:ii, wibl monkey aril vetrinwnis (nakes. turb.in.d MohamtiH dan and r.aked Hindoo, live Ja ka! and d a I nwguls, anc i, meiiiorii s and modern rats, coi kroa !., tdephatiis. Hzz.ird. dirt, (ll'h an I a m.ignihVcnt climate!- Kor "Vaehtl" M.s. Wils m r.'ie'.vcd n chei k of IIVihhi, and at midi'immer t i"' In royaTMea citne to her frutu her publisher. INNOVATIONS IN RUSSIA. I'ri (.iwrlili Miel Itlvlil l.ws Are All 1'll' N'Xelllrs. The man who undertakes to Intro duce an Innovation In Ilula shout 1 b very larefu! Lot to run foul of th" lis. Savs the ,'ig!o- llusslan : "IMi w.n's li:ioi:oraih has bal a battle royal with Hi.an press i(nsorh:p. In the pavilion nf th public girdi-ti In Taganrog the iu.h i.in was exhibit ed and attrai'e l large audiences. It played and ung and laughed and spoke for some time undisturbed until a p'lll.e officer hi ird the midline re citing on .f KrlSoff'a famou:: f.ii.l viz, Detnyan's I'kha' irouii or hospl Ulltyi, but with some vari.it I mi on the original text. The oPrher got sus picious and, not trusting to hi., mem ory, he ran at once and got Krlloff book an I came again to listen to the phonograph version of the (abi. To his horror he found the fable repro duced D-l at all a It was pats. I l,y the censorship more tban half a cen tury ago. An alarm was rUe I a', once, the higher local authorities com munbated with and the manager of the pavilion, Mr. Parafliiovltch. was railed upon to explain the behavior of that paklng American beast. AH the poor manager could do was to open the mysterious Inside of the criminal ma chine an'l hand over to the authorities the Indiscreet cylinder which threaten ed to tell the p. aci ful Inhabitant so many un Icdrable things. Hut th ar rest of the chief criminal was consid ered insufficient, ms it could not have acted without a human accomplice. So, at cording to the Taganrog Vltnik. the affair has taken l official course, anil the Innocent manager tv,, pv vlilon has lost In the meantime hi generally g. appetlt nn-t sound sleep, as li dm n.t know in what punishment the official proceedings will result and how long he will have to wait until hi fate Is decided." Hnrl.l-s l arir.l I arM-i. t The largest carpet In the world I (a i Windsor Caatl. It Is forty feet In breadth, and contain M.Mo.ooo atlt. hes The weaving of It o,cuplcJ j ieiu).iKnt men fourteen month. POPULAR SCIENCE. The fastest flowing river In the world I the HutleJ. n lirltish India, with descent of 12,0oi) feet In 110 miles. If, after eating pure food, fresh out door air I breathed, the blood will show a large Increaie In red corpuscle, but by drinking stimulants, the red illski are decreased In aerloui propor tions. In 1ST Fab on Island, In the Friend ly Croup, began as a smoking shoal; ten yean later It was a volcanic Island about three hundred feed high and over one ami a half mile long. Now It 1 disappearing. Captain I'nrry speak of th great distance that sounds can be heard dur ing Intense cobl. "We often," he say. I, "In the Antic ngbms beard people converse in a common Voice at the dls tan. e of a mile." Ilourrlcr, after a series of experi ments, ha come to the conclusion that firnh meat In a room filled with smoko of toluico absorbs nicotine readily, mid may under lircuniit.itices become so tainted as to bad to digestive disor ders. The temperature of the sun'i urface has been measured mid determined to In! between Il.noO and 2n,W) degrees Fahrenheit. The most accurate iitr tnlnutlon of the sun's temperature, mado by Wilson and Cray, In Ireland, place It aa U.ooo degree Fahrenheit. A celebrated family of lion tamers are reported to use electricity. A live) wire I ittctched across th rage, and serve a an Impassable yet InvUibl barrier which protects the performer. It I said that one touch of the wlrs give a lading lesson to th fiercest Hon. Greenwich Obiervatory claim that It bat little clear weather, un and stars are wholly Invisible every other day In winter, one day In four In fall, on In eight In iprlng, and on In ilxteen In summer. In th twenty years ending with 1891 there were only eight In stance of sunlight for fosrtesn con sscutlv hour. A FAMOUS BUILDING. ONCE THE UNITED STATES EX ECUTIVE MANSION. Treat mt Treat's Itlrtaaiaea iara.,() gt rr, without their relatives' WMhlaatM Aaxj la li. rn- I wnaent. but before they endi I the.r l-mMai MaHUoa or li Hkea r,ut they found that the almpler way lh Wlilfa IUsm HaravX ' of "asking fitber" at once would have Washington Letter to rhlladclphW Times: One of the most Interesting house In the city of Washington la that which st a nils on the corn-r of New York avenue ant Eighteenth trr. commonly known a the "Octagon home." It U Interesting on account of the fact that It wa once ud a th evrutlv mansion. In lTJt. Colonel Jol.n Taylo who. r- matlon aem to have been based larg-ly on th fact of bl being the richest man in Vir ginia, decided to build a home f.ir hlm elf and family In the city of Philadel phia, but owing to tbe peroiasl.in of (ieneral Wasblrgton. changed his mind and built Instead th Octagon house, in what wa considered In thore d-y a very out t,f th way portion of i'i city, (b iKral Washington a-iiM' d In making the plans and took the keem-.i! Interest In Its erection. Colonel Tayloe enter tained what was known as th unof'l rlal set. which con.prl.ied some ,f th flrt families of Wa-hlir;ton. I ut It was not urtil ti, burnln,- of the white house In till that It 1 1 1 p.l.tl..,! center. Th.n It was that he removed 1.1 family to one of Uih Virc nl.i plan ts'!. n and offered to rent the hou.e to r:ei,, nt Madi.on. whi h ofr. r v.a i rice; ted. Altholl-f, ,,,., 11;,;, f, )iar. It stand to.lay nimot th s.xc ' ' 'o"i in the day wl.-n men and uoni. ri of fashion ih'r..n...i i.. 'hi ascending a flgi.t of stone step and ! ""',rr' ,h""- Tl:'y 1 :t !!"- enb rli.g t!,.. broad iU i.ruay. one flu Is ' 'lr'1' 'a I'; !;'i' l:-v'"b h himself In a hall almost 'c'irc.'ilar"ln I "'":r ,I:m" '''- 1 ' lrf..::n shape; the marble tiling which once j :l r''r'',""',v- 1 1 e i ip murt hist in formed the floor Is now supi rse,. , ,y i "lr'' a "s ''!"" 'r'": v l'"' pine boards; two stovi of antbpie pat- l';rlah irii-t In r ,..,,u, ; '..ion tern front each oth-r from nb li in i ilr- M,1,:-i!' hs tl itoi,. re iippcsl'e wall. It. yond I another i '"rne l to St Louis ;.n. tool, tin lr ie'i hall, from whhh opens on the rlht "vin Into tlu ir nMI lc. .. " li .. ebbr the ball room where I) illy Madison hell P"ple did not opp. ,e (;. coiitetu; Kited Some of her famous receptions. Aside nmrrlage. On the cor.trary, 'hey ,n;ree from the height of the celling and the to l.e partb to It. :,.! on morn.ng !.:e of th room there is nothing left last week a Utile p.,r ch:u-.m. ,,f to remind one of its .mcle.it splendor I Mr. Mullaly ami his father, nr..! Miss V I sr-p-s-V -. .'i'KL.'A''! U r ,f, '" i U .. ONCK THK EXKf.'L'TlVE MANSION. except a mantel piece of reputed value, some one having at one time offered l-'.'Hi for Its possession. Il I beauti fully wrought In Iron and was probably Imported. IHrectly opposite the ball room Is th dining room, where num berless guests have been entertained, while over the circular hall I a small room, also circular In shape, which wa u'd by President Madison a an office. Here It was that the treaty of Client was signed. At tbe rear of the man sion is the garden, surrounded by a wall some ten or twelve f.-t hlith In height, parts of which are now In a tumble. down condition. It is recorded that In this garden may still be found trace of what were known ns "nlitger auction blinks," for Colonel Tayio wa a large slave owner, having had Ave hun dred In hi possession at one time. For year past the house has had an un canny reputation, on account of the numerous ghost stories which are In circulation concerning the strange sounds heard within It wall. One of the storle afloat I that old Colonel Tayloe sealed within hi cellar a creole woman and left her there to die. Her skeleton I (aid to be still entombed, ami the supposed scream of the wom an may yet be beard. Another story li that If any member of tbe Tayloe family should And a certain vault In the house It will necessitate the selling of the property, but if It I found by any one else all will bo well. Kffort have been made to find the missing vault, yet lis whereabout remains a mystery. The watchman, who ha lfved there for seven years, claims, how ever, that he has never yet heard a niiiid which could bo attributed to the lupci natural. Nevertheless, there I one story which has the semblance of truth. While the i'nyloes were occupy, lug the bouse the doorbell rung one iluy. but the mil lt nu answering It could see no one. Again It rang, nnd this time tbe old colonel himself went; but there was no one there, linally nil the bells In the house started ring ing and nothing could stop them. They "ontlniied ringing until the Tayloe fam ily took their departure. The local pa pers noted the phenomenon nt the time of III occurrence. Well llri.nl...l l.rlirr lliiiisrlii.l.l. Washington Letter: There nre few more thorough or Industrious house keeper In Washington than Mrs. L. Z. la-lter. The first morning of each month she spend looking over her ac count and settling all bill for her household. Kvery department of the Letter household I managed upon a most systematic plan and runs like clockwork. A Heal Xearf. "Do you know a good tonic for ner vous peron, Blmpkln?" "No; what I want to find I a tonic for people who have to llvs with them." Boston Trav eler. Every great reform which has been effected has conilsted, not In doing something new, but U undoing some thing old. Duck I. IN THEIR LOVE, g M. Lassie taap I Marrt4 A (a SartM ml UlaaaassMlasaat. L A would-be bnde and the young mao of ber choice, Ixstb of them undi r age. at 'started out tbe other day In St. I. til V teen more expedltiou. The Instnuce of misdirected teal In a itnli after matrimonial bills waa furnished by Tlmr.thy Milllaly of t:.l Hunt an nu and Mis Nannie White of 41U Swan avenue. Mb Mullaly nnd b's pro;c tlve brio cslled at the cotir'houso and applies! f.ir a marriage license. The clerk refused to entertain their request, however, because thy wr iinlr i;e and unaceoiiii anb 'l by par uts cr g lar dlan. The lover wc In no wise dls courageil, but that nfiemiHin mule a pilgrimage to Clayton and t!ir re newed their appllc'.tinn for a license. !epiity Recorder Wet'ci wasevm more hanl-he irtcd than the St. Isetis uiTicer of latrlmony, for he .! !l:;. i! to ai-. ept their stall mi nt fiat ihy veie of legal aye. The;r I'siks p!i!:!ly belii.l their wo,-.'. Vr. Wetz. l d .larnl. At this sci.nl f.llure .'r. Mul'aly cn'l Mis White wer itii h do-ar.e i: t. but tiny I riKhteisi.l iri w ,,tr. wb- pitied their pll-!it inf. ru e. I tl..in tli.it 'lny i-i.u! 1 ri-cure a II :,. t.i w. I ut Alt.ei. Til tl'.e Illinois l.lh tl.e yi. I1K Cii-lplc u:i klv ri p ilrcd. Th y '.;!! I to Jm Hie (jiitrioi It a 1 . . n e a- . I mrf i.Vir.'iel t. -t toll lie w ml I I --II 'on to them. Tlov ."'el to In- tr...r rl' d by a pr est, h .i u-, ;s !. nmg I !! Is a Catli p'1.' c, i':i ,:. .i rrc I u;r ' i h.Miiig tbe I . ,t ii : -1 i-:i'i th'-y coil I ! ,!n 1 ollt lttier or r. -: a prl. t ...i White and a rnarrlel slsu r v;std the courthoii. hi,, ho t. most Interest! reapplied for a license. All que.llo,, wer answered sat.:.u torily and the license waa grat I. Th we . ling took place during t-.e af'einonn. Heaa wisnlrf's II tnilorliliit;. Ifcan .Stanley, though he unite t. ter si Illegible that his correspond ent had to giess at Ihe failing of hi scrawls, was love I I n,. , , transparent nnd guil-tos Tim first proof of his "Sin.il and Palestine" In formed Ihe reader that from th mm,, asti ry of Slnnl was visible "ti n horns of the burning bci.-l." The dean thought h had written "the , ruoti of the liurnmg ltn,l, Tl ,,,. proof sheets nated that on turning the shoulder of Mount Olivet In th walk fn.n Hethany, "there suddenly ,r,, upon the spectator a mngnificent view of - Jones'" The printer had read "Jtrus" the dean's abbreviated .,y of writing "Jerusalem" n "Jones." Once a lady who had Invited him m dine was oblige.) t writ bark and ask whether bis not wns acceptance or a refusal. A workman, to whose riucMtlon the dean luul wilttcn an an wer, wrote him humbly requesting that the reply might be written out by some one elie. "as h" w is not familiar with the handwriting of (ho arlstoc racy!" Mr Walter r.,ll. Vlelhmt. When In health, Sir Walter Scott always wrote with i.tc. Nobody ever found him piroccupliil with bis work. Visitors were always welcomed, ex cursion were arranged, , n, always the life and tonl of the pnrty. It is told that Cadill ipi.o.se, bis wonder lh.it r-Yott hhoulil ever be nb'e to write books In the country, suing bow be took part In nil outdoor and In door enteit.iiiiniCiiis and amusement. "When Is It." he nsUd Soctl, "ttut you think ?' "Oh," w,m i!,.' reply, "I llo hlintin iliig our thims f.ir .in hoc.r or ho In-fore I get tip. and there's the Hum I nm ilte.-sltig to overhaul my half slccplm:, h iif-waklng proj. , t f,,r a chapter; and why n I get the paper In fore nie It commonly rutw off ptt. ty easily. Reside. I often t.,ke a doze In the plantations- and while Tom mark out a dyke or n .b nn, , i have directed, one's fan y (', rMM. tilng it nln rigs in son,., other world." Mmlvrn IV si. rthlMlnl. A cycle and motor cur exhibition Is being organised In St. Petersburg, to be held next autumn. A similar ling llh exhibition soon to be opened nt Bradford consists of motor cars, motor wagons, motor cycle, bicycle, trl cycles, road skate, the coming method of travel, carriage, engine, motors snd their accessories. That' It, Tuckt Willis McCorkle-'-Papa.what Is meant by kiting checks?" Mr. Me Cork! "It Is on wa of raising ths wind." PERSISTENT TDIPERAXCE TOPICS. NOTES OF INTEREST TO THE ANTI-LIQUOR LEADERS. Ta 1-1 Mess4 -Ta l.tsjene Vmui la It. tertoaa rka-Tke Trlle al rrlaeta-s)p'la.t W"M llastse- No. The ImI I'lrU'l. And Is there glory from the heaven departed? Oh. void unn.ark'dr-thy lteri of th sky Rtlll hold their places on high. Though from It rank thine orb 'J long bath darted, Hath th night lost a gem. the regal night? She wear her crown of old magnifi cence. Though thou rt exile. I theme No desert seru.s to part those urns of light. Midst the far d. p'b of purple gloom Intense. They rise In Joy, tlie starry myriad burning The shepherd greet them on hi mountain free; And fioni the silvery s. To them Ihe sailor' w..k- f-il e I t ii r n 1 1 k - I'll. har,r. .1 they rl-e. tin y I. ' :'' ni.ciin'.l for tine. Could t the, b ,h.ik. n fl .nt thy r :i I . .i n : 1 1 i. e. L'eii as a .leu diop fr..;n 'be ;ii:! 'pray. Swept bv the win I ,iA,,y' Weit th "I Pot copied by r glori ous r .n . An'l was tbe e o..r to ::'...!" :':e-n with .1. i ay ? Why. who h.il1 talk of throne of fcrptcr riven ? Ilow'.l b o ir h' irr to thi.k of whit wr arc. From It height af.ir A world sinks thus mid yon tiuj 's'lc heaven Shines not th . s f.ir th it one van Ish'd s'ar! I lii..r I'mia-". The month lu atTor l. I thre m nt notable ciici'iirageti :! to temper ance agitation. I : e-ori titih. rs ty tiiist.es, have r I v -.1 a rs. gle.-'c iu forbid. Unit i'.j It i i j. loin,,. iiio:s In their rootns i r to fr- 'j i n: pi i. . uti. t It is sold, a in -ii ; I. ', vl t ,iy and vin dication for The '. I.e. A sill swifter UC.ry has f.i'owc, the iit....fi I il u- of win nt th New York d;nr.r of We.liyan niilwi.:y a'iiuii.1 by yourg bloods who thought pr.vb.ii dint., i w ithout w Ine h i ( . i n "t i i d irtied dry." Illshnp and .b.. tor. saw the Innovation In Heme, but public agltta'lon. Inaugurated by Th Voce, led to the prompt a-siiraioe that the offense should not be rep.t'.. (Jul'e as swiftly the sun rltitctid-nt of the new National library at Wa -hlt.g!o:i, who had granted a permit for the sale of wine anil beer In (hat palace of liter ature, bowed before the i ycbin of pop ular Indignation the Iil.trl.t W. C. T. I'. and the Iteform Bureau brought up on him by an appeal to the pubic. Another kindred vl.lory was the re fusal of the Vliglnla legislature to r. pen! the Uw which forbids the si's of liquors to students all oier the sta'e a law that should be etui ted in every commonwealth Another event of 'he month which should suggest petition ing was the launching of the Jsp.mise cruiser t Crump's shipyard In Phila delphia, at which Mis Helen Long, daughter of Secretary Long of our navy department, follow Japan' beautiful custom. Instead of breaking a hot He of wine, loosed a white bird, symlsol if the ship sit free Let lot of white letters fl to Seire-ary lnng. asking him to adopt the . Mum for our own ships In pl.ne of th,. sens, lcm bottle bre iking On the other band, three items of bad news niu-t 1 ihroiii. le. The first that .Secretary l one pres. dent of the Massachusetts T-a ' bt nence society, his not only sam tinned the establishment of oftbi.il .p,r .,nnj In the navy, but bus also defended It with those same shallow sophlstrie about keeping men out of Wnrs plarcs that have Just failed It, the Princeton Inn re. With this, w ni.li e! place Senator Hour statement In a speech to the senate In regard to beer; "We do not date to compel (hat Indus try to pay a reasonable and proper tax, because we nre afraid of th political power the brewers will exert, deter mining tlm political p.,er In this country between different political partlc ." But worse yet Is the fact that Presi dent McKlnlcy, In violation of his vow s a member of the Mc:hodlst church, has set Ihe pace for his whole cabinet anil others who were waning on his example by giving Intoxicating drinks to bis ciffl. i.il guests. And luost of all, Methodist pica, hers' meetings arc" silent, whet, si,, h denominational pro test ns brought I'llmiton to t senses, an. I llm, In.,1,,. to humilia tion, oio-hi t,i h ive pniiied In thl. k nnd fist. Have the hundred ;ln,l fty thousand M.tl.odlMs who left the Pro hibition paity t elect a Methodist President, nothing to say? And are Congti gallonalbls doln,! tluir duty to Yale university, t ,nn f ,xlv. six saloons? In Canada. Premier Marnuand of (Jilebec, recently ,,, n temperance ileplllat Ion, that ,e believed nil bar hould be abolished, but hastened to iny that he should not like to under take It. He ha, rallmr, Increased th privilege of the liquor seller. Th prohibition plebiscite for the whole domjnlon I expected In Oc tober, and although Canada ha the lightest drink rate (therefore, the lightest death rate also), and ha given a majority of 17S,M for prohibition In four prov ince In prevlon plebiscites. It will rs qulrs the utmost energl of temper ance worker to csrry the day by auch Imptratlv maJorltUi as cannot b put oil with any half messurs. MaJ. K. L. Bond of Montreal, th Prohibi tion leader In that stronghold of th opposition, makes a strong point la srgulng that stats prohibition la lh Called States baa been but as a local option tiperltuent In comparison with what prohibition would b covering tbe whole dominion. Ram's Horn. Utls lb I Blalv. !nve to the unlovely I a character istic of true, (jod-llk love. Loving the lovely I not unknowi among heathen, and even the godle may practice thtt. "Hut Hod comniandeth HI love toward u. In that, wall w were yet lnner. Christ died for n. " "L'very on that loveth" with thli Ood llke "I begotten of Cod and kttowefb. Cod." In the tn'ir that w love the unlovely ai Col loves them, and hecaiiM Cod love them, w show our (iod-likeness. nnd we give evidence that w are begotten of Cod. It la II, our beurltig and In our feeling toward those who are yet sinner, and most unlovely sinners, that we mantfeit, tj those who observe, our Cl,rlst!lkenei, nd that we so far represent Cod be fore believer, and show to those who are without what manner of spirit we are of. TrHi;reiir !. At tlm aiipi.il se'slon of the Main Stale (ire.g the fo. lowing reioutlon Wis pissed. (.s,,lwd. That we believe In a le-t. ter enforcement of lh prohibition lav. s. 'I his cm only be secured by a tl.i.t ptiMm sentiment We bellne that the o-i'v u;iy io ac-,imp!i..h thl I It, th" e.'in il on of the ch,; In n. The p'ohlldtl init of the town of llrooh 'i r. N Y. are III th Held w.th a I'.I! t.ran t ': k. t l eaded by ('apt. II. nr M Piinl.i'1 of Port Ji ff' ron. The i-emtti.it ing cornintloji we the h.tg ' i i. r held It, the town. A lev ii-t; .ii.ation a! Clevela id. it'll i Is th" Lot atlo:..i Tcmperinee i'oii .I. ; y I; a iieloti of (h il. o ! '. mpl.if. the V. C. T. I'., th" rati,, :', i .i .ii A iistiri in e t'nbin. th Nm Partisan W. C T V . the It ,ya Tei.ip' .n of Temp, rani e. an t the At.i .-.il on Le.iK'ie Its object Is to n...k kt.own the byg'enlr effei ls of al cohol by no aiis of lllui'rated lectures. The w ork Is c irrb 1 on by an executive .oiiiinltt tu.o..(! if two member from each of the atoye organisation. An org in.iation of tot., abs'alners lib h wis Iti.orpoi at'd In l'i'il:, called the Natlor.nl Christian I'nion of Amerba rr.qn'e through a National 'I t i Ii j i ..tnti.lftee of o: e hundred of It n.i-t.i!,. s t,, ,. i k a s;,.-. ui onset ii:.i i -t I'.t 'V. i!.t. In this-. .n! year 'f the ' f.'trv lh'' roiiitlilttee of one loin It. I : dl!b 1 Into twenty s lh ".mill'"' "h .''il'fg d.tectly with Mi, if I 'i trades. , h as .liy good, n.rii I'o'h't.g. pub II .Mi'tr. (lour and tnii! " 1 i' ' I'n h niemt t and eich illin.l"' .. ; ,! , .,; t,, y ,,, .ns tl. se . i are In their bran, he of ta b' t.l t.ll.e '(-,.. foil, I pI.dgH an I all lain -. i i: . r nre nsk-d to In die e on person en !i n.ot.th to take It. surely otie , ., h u ir "With Cod' h.lp. I hereby promise not to drink r.) inoia i.b oliopi' or ferments I leveragis tint. I af'. r A H, ID "I, pray ing for strength to al stain the re in.i ; ii l-r of my Kf-. and during ttut time I will sp"f.i m.iticy ejual io whit I have heretofore -p. nt In drink for the pm.ha.e i,f no,,, of the articles of useful goods name I a!-oe." Th badg Is II blue button Th I are if It. n, A pT. in w eh a i le ir. sparkling eye now adais is som.thi.g of a rarity. I .it" Is ne, essary to preserve the eye. One fruitful sour. of trouble Is the la li s whi'e veil w In. h is undeniably lllore hemming thai, th colored one, but whi. h is making the i.i iillnts rich. It is th most prol.flc sour. of wealth for these leartliil gentlemen that ever was lniet.t,. When th sunlight s'rik' s a whit veil the woman behind It i an no more see an Inch nbea I of h''r th. in she an fly Hut It looks prettier than a bl.ii k veil, and she U a woman. Ihe habit of stooping over when read ing or wilting has a 11 effect on most c. and sliniild b avoided, especially If one Is i.i ar sighted. When people appro o I, the aye of forty tbe morn ing pape; Is i.pt to appear blurred, and tin y :o::.,i!;. In that the printing la bad. 'lh trouble I they need glasses. If tiny do not get then, later on their eyes will deteriorate o rapidly that they will be obliged to wear them all th time. On the other hand. If a person put on glass when the first warning of "tired eye" Is received, he will nsver be obliged to wear them the rest of hi life except when doing fine work. Whet the eyes are tired and Inflamed, put a teaspoonful of table salt In half a pint of water. When It I dissolved, use several time a day, with an eye dropper. If simply dashed against the eye ins sea of In; animation I not reached at all. Or a teaspoonful of borinic add In half a pint of warm water Is both cooling and soothing, and rarely fall to relieve Inflammation nf the eyes. Trpbl water nnd nlt form a wash which has never been excelled, and which can not Injure the eyes. In the case of acute Inflammation of tlm eye avoid nil but nppll' ittloiis. If all other reuie.lles fall, n teaspoonful of powdered Blum will usually have f fei t III relieving liifl.iiiini.it Inn of th eye. Hose water bus no effect except that It hns tb advantage of being dis tilled. A Tsrrllil I'rnees. When the lliahmln clean hi teeth he must use a small twig cut from on of a number of certain trees, nnd be fore be tut It ho must make bl act known to the god of the wood. II must not Indulge In thl cleanly habit every day. He must abstain on lh Cth, the kth, the 9th, the 14th. the loth, and Uie lust day of the moon, on the days of new nnd full moon, on the Tuesday In every week, on the day of the compilation under which ha waa born, on the day of the week and on th day of ths month which correspond with thisve or bl birth, at an ecllpaej at Ui conjunction of lh planets, al ths aqulnoi, and other unlucky, epochs, and aviso on tbe anniversary of th death of hi falhar or mother. Any on who cleans bis teeth with bis bis f stick on any ot ths above-mentioned, day will bav hell as his portion. A fsderatlon of trades unions hat been perfected In Japaa with a um bsrshlp of 10.000 Io begin with.