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Aft. J i.aH m . r i J t TKXA tlghta an mw considered Bjos4 until they ere MM and MM mm make I dreadful." write, aa Kngllsh "for tbe men to put themselves Is I rich Amtrlcu girl." American girl can tettlfr nr that thU It true. told by tbe Nashville Amer- ideally beautiful woman IMafssee. Well. now. that fault ; and doesn't h get there aa to on an the cm Id a pact ha been formed czar and sultan. th latter not to use Ma Influrnc touua In central Asia and tba eing to uphold Turklsa ngnts " Blamarrk. according to the rfpont, i very rarciui idu n tm aW he smokes. He re- I rs. but smokes a big pipe, ig will Induce him to drink conflnea himself rigorously ! mH hock, whisky and e suppose this must be un- action of the famous phyal- , HHV compels the prince to take good, ahe' . is care of himself. ' "' Havemeyer snnoiinced that 1 81 nce)!r fruit ; It In the paeklng season was likely to 1 IB Increase in the pnt ot light be well for him to ei euch haa been the case when has now and baa bad mil was of ths finished product distribution, and which un ary trade conditions would price by Increasing the sup- in chemist says be baa dis- der oriit lower tb. BflHBampound Is so power ful aa anaesthetic that a little of it ex- mf tha enemy will an en tire amy to sleep. One of these day:. Jt Stay M possible, wbeaerer Inter Mwaal ajSkrrels arise, for two rep resentatives of tba opposing forces to r'Jk.to the privacy of tbe nearest .WmktX laboratory snd settle t he mat "ir la a btoodleas and thoroughly act itlflc way. Th choir Of s Babylon. Long Island a rstMM to alng because tbe con sjBLMB iaslsted on joining In the x f This produces a new question V .mm to pay a clergyman for do- M -ellgloB, in the way of prayer ' MM. of several hundred per-1 MiBM ones argued that rongre- -fM only wss proper in Its side of the rim i- btng of an absurdity. ! hire one's servant to hi praying f .r him. her tbe choir nor th the Ulterior department Tin f and AcOM Secretary Ryan Sved, a dsefclon which will be jkerable interest to tbe public es. MctUm of the act of h ljmnthorld those who ' ihvarelaait their homestead L V. I o a.lrfltlnnl Mtr I Ulnite on ouumvuo. ww.. land, so aa to mike a full SO acres. Heretofore this 1 been onstrued as applying mm who had partially eier hor-aatead privilege before '"'Xmio act. but this new d '''ilea the former opinions, -it tMa aectlon equnliy ap " .10 took less than 1C0 acres eoimeact. ine mc.sion 1 was the evident lntrntlon ,4 to provide a means where axBsVer might 1 m os of land. e tUj In the air, It Is quite cr at something will come of tin nation In France and Algeria Of B trans Saharan railroad Regie, political and rommer Isiiy. know that ths; Ma mads Algeria one of thl ' mm part of tn world, that 1 it bUt 1,700 miles of railroad MLMttat Algeria la look- K Ith aVsert to the rich central lofW fnodan as a source ol .iviibla of enormous expansion . M m . eny pa arawn to ner mans, rnt the plau la to build a narrow- from southern Algeria series of oasli to Timbiirtoo niiect this point by rail with f la ofl the southwest, and ot; fertile regiona of th Lake Tchad ilroail Im ve of th French' Thsag proposed route rojert for Shorter line, bav u termlnofat Cape Nun, arc n a masywqi I he His baa been ve proved k railroad V t one lSi i ne prace in they all reiurn more warships gun use er down to sr Wright . ber! She sat." "Oh. dollars to e. romp. ai'- iy. to cigar MildaP t alisa J ., ii... . . aa far a., .ed by flroer at. at .2 at i.,.s;iii SIT' ' SsMaBLmj ttWIiO MAKKTH ALL." ,i HE scholar aat In bis study before hi writing tab!, but he did not writ. He leant his elbow on the table and hi bead on hla hand, and be wai think ing ot Phyllis far away In Hal Plndl with her hniband. The table waa piled witb books several itood open luvlt-tBgly-and a fair white ihcet of pap-r lay on bit blotting pad-but be did nut writ Preeenti Jake. ..neneri the door and a. -There's a vouna woman, air. g.D, to tea sou tll I aay you're encased' ' "A young woman, Jake?" queried tbe scholar. "What tort ot a young woman, and from whence?" "Well, sir." and Jake cloned the door behlD blm, "I do think sh' from tbe cirrus aa I on the village green." "From tbe clrcua!" repeated tbe scholar. What ran ahe want?" "She won't give no name nor yet no message, air Shall I aay that you'ro engaged, air: i.hea considered if the "height of impudence" that a hussy from tb dr- cu should dare uk to see his master, and longed to send her about her busl- nea. Fine dulnga indeed for aurb aa tDe t0 ht Mkin- for .enlemen, as bold ., i,rul Th scholar p ' e said. haK t0 himself 'Phyllis would like me to see her she was always kind. JagMi you , , ,how br m jfeKs departed, muc h displeased, and presently ushered a young woman Into tbe room and shut the door after her carefully, and In a fashion that aald aa plainly aa possible. "Well. I wash my hand of this foolhardy proceeding." The young woman advanced Into th alddl of tbe room snd then stood awkwardly and said nothing. She was a tall, slight girl, attired in a variety of garments, startling In hue, and bar ing apparently no connection with one another. Her balr was brushed about her forehead and iturk out In a series of large "rolls" behind. Tb hair was crowned by a hit of portentous site adorned by several rather dejected looking feather. But under the fune bosh of balr th fare was oval and al most beautiful In It regularity of fea ture snd purs color. The scholar rose and bowed, then with old-fashioned courtesy he set a rbalr for her. snd having seen her tested, murmured something shyly aa "to what be was Indebted for tbe pleas ure of this visit?" The girl stared st blm with wide blue eyes, then ssld abruptly I say. you're a knowln' old core, aren't you?" The scholar started a little at this description of himself, and waved his "nda in deprecating wlae. The girl went on I've eard In the village as To are alwaya a-studyln' old books, and know all sort of heathcnlh "ago; now do you know ow tptisgw love poshln? d st her In speech- JjjJshment, then he grasped the CAN Yor MAKK A l.OVF. I'dSHI.S" ; edgs of his writing-table for support ' snd stammered. "Do 1 understand you to ask me If I know anything about I love philters?" "Yes. thst's the ticket!" said the girl genially. "I want a love poshln to give my young man. K's been and took up i with Mad'ielle Innore, what does th trial of strength, and I wants to bring Im bark to me You cle me the per- skip'lon and I'll ask tbe gallpot to make It up. 1 was sure as you'll know. Tli scholar felt unite sorry for her when he realised ths dlsaiiiKilntment he waa about to inflict, she smiled so prettily and looked so pleased. II shook hla head, then he said gently i. l Ll t. 1 .1 L . "I'm afraid I am quite unable to help ! you In this matter. I know nothing Of such things, neither do 1 believe i that they ran have the smallest effect." "But 1 thought you was always B-studyln' nnclent dsys " ., I th girl In an argumentative voice, leaning for- ward in ber chair. "lk think--in soras I of thm old hooks" (waving her hand IB th direction of the book lined walls). "Ain't there sent think In a m of them old book?" "I fear not." said th scholar almost sadly, she was so eager, so much In earnest. The girl drew herself up lu hsr rhslr and said abruptly: "I'm a honest girl. I am." "That I am ure vou are, and there, fore you need no love philters, gejjfve e -e' , " - limit- uut - ami goon - frqniiiigli to Inspjrrjssjfjva, Bn honest love, j0Ma hf). ear.., .. , magic '" The -.r spoke persuasively, his vole are MatwUJS" vrv senile and hla manner court ly. The girl winked her wide blue ryes ami made a little swallowing motion with her throat, then rhe roughed and continued: "'My father's brought us up strict, 'a 'have. 'R doan't 'old with swearln' for women: and If we was light 'e'd lay th 'or w'lp about our shoulder. ' would 'F.'s clown In mir show. ' Is." There waa silence for a minute in th big library, then the scholar said gent ly: "Why do yoii want a love philter? fa the man you are engaged to flckle?" "Well, 'e runs after Mad'arlle Ign ore, and I ran't stand It. and I rates 'Im. and 'e laughs at me, and I'm beastly miserable, I am!" The girl's voice broke, and great fears rolled down her cheeks. Th ! ItjMiar was much distressed, lie wn ! la only what is anlte as tare, heart. A certain saying la thi 'jook which runt "But thou bast merry upon all. snd wlnkest at ths sins of m' . because they should smend." rsme Into hi mind, snd tbe trouble of this poor cirrus girl waa very real to blm. She wiped ber eyea with a gayly bordered pocket -handkerchief, and tali "What would a lldy do?" Tb scholar pondered for a moment, then salJ diffidently, and with eitrems shyness: "I think thst she would not - show that abs minded. That shs would try to be slwsys sweet snd good tempered and gracious, above all to Madam Wbat's-her-nsme. Don't let blm think himself so precious, my btld. We all vslue hat Is hsrd to obtain. He's too sure of you or bs wouldn't teaae yon. If you are wise, snd If be Is worth having It he's worthy of you snd of your good fsthrr. you'll find thst all this nonsense will come to sn end ss a tale that Is told." It was a long speech for tbe scholar (o mske; be flushed a little as he mad It. and the clrcua girl gazed at blm ad miringly, eiclalmlng: "You are a knowln' old cove!" Th scholar shook hi hesd snd ssld h.,mhlv 1 fear I am Ignorant In these matter. have only known three women Intimately in my life my mother, my wife, snd my daughter." "Is that what your daughter dld-th young lldy as Is jui married?" abs asked eagerly . "I don't know what she did." an ered the scholar gently, and Indeed It waa true, for the engagement had com upon him a a bolt from ths blue while be was thinking of I'hyllle aa still In pinafore. "Was ah vry 'ard to plesse?" per alated tbe girl. Had Phyllis been hsrd to plesse? th scholar ssked himself. He did not kr.OW. It had not taken Into in - her. anytiow; so he ssld: "I don't know If she was hsrd to please, but I know thst whatever she did was right snd sweet and womanly, and you can da alt that yourself my dear." "I wlab I was a lldy!" sighed the cir cus girl; "but f.-.ther says aa one can be aa good a girl In a troupe as If one waa a acrlpture reader, 'e do. I see ss yoo're a sky pilot by yer choker. What do you say?" "I quite agree with your father; he must be s most aenalble man, and I wlab I knew blm. Believe me, a clr cua lady ran be just aa useful a lady a any other If ahe will only try. and I am sure you'l! try. ' Tbe girl rose from her seat, so did the scbolsr; she held out her hand to him and hs took It. and tbe old man snd the girl looked Into escb other's eyes. "Good-bye," ssld the girl; "I'm glad I csme. though you srs so Igoorani about love poehlna!" "I'm very glsd you came." ssld the scholsr heartily; "and. believe me, you need no 'love poshlns,' you sr quits charming enough without!" The girl flushed up 'o the roots of the furze taut Thenhe scholar said "Would you like some rosesV Trie girl said: "Plesse, sir." In the shyest, smsllest voire, and the scholsr held the door open for her to pes out. Then he fol lowed her across the hall and through the open front door. He took his prun-Ing-kulfe from his pocket and he cat her a great bunch of the roses that were famed throughout the county, then he walked down the drive with her. and at the lodge gste lie bade her good-bye. Hhe started down the road, and then looking back anil seeing blm still stand ing at the gate, she ran bark, saying breathlessly: "I wish you d mine and see me ride. I ran Jump '.br ugh the 'nops beautlfu', 2 can: 1 should like to show yer." The scholar's eyes were very kind, but he shook his head, saying: "I'm ruling an old man, my dear; I hardly ever go out at night." "But there' a matinee- an afternoon show"-she explained, "this after noon." Th scholar wavered, then th be seeching blue eyes caught his and held them. "Phyllis would llk me to," he murmured, then "1 will come and see you ride this afternoon." "I shell look out for you. mind," said the girl; "don't you forget'" The scholar did not forget - he went! - Windsor Magazine. Tasle fur SMM Meehan Monthly The super abundance of the apple crop last yenr has had one good result for the fu ture of th oritur list It rendered apples so cheap that the consumption was greater than ever before. A taste of this kind once stimulated generally continues; consequently the demand will be larger In seasons to come than It has Issen hitherto. This year apples have been In Philadelphia markets the whole year through, laist year's sup ply of late varletle. such as the Bald win, had scarcely disappeared liefore ihe lluslan variety. Tetoffaky. came In from Virginia The, of cotirs. will kg followed by better kinds. A ...... Allornay. I.utle A. Utile. 23-vear-old negr, with bright, round fsce and Intelligent etc entered the criminal eo.;rt ut Mem phis, Trnn , on day laat week, with all the aplomb of an old practitioner ami preseated her duly atithcntlratd claim to tbe privilege of practicing law In the court of Tennessee. She was admitted without a question. She Is the first representative of her sex of any color to be admitted to the bar of Tennessee She Is the only colored womsn In the south licensed to practice law. She Is the only living colored woman In Ihe Tolled Stntes probably In tbe world, a member of the bar. tluln.l "Did your husband's wheel trip do him good?" "Yes, and It did me food, too. I didn't tve to help him clean his wheel for tlir "aek." -Detroit Free Press. The Hml or Iron. Inexperienced Maiden- But tell me who really rules th household you or your husband? Kxperlenred Mstron - Neither, dear mamma lives with us, v. i known. man Is open to ronvtcttoa Im un w It b y.nn rgu- i'"4..1 I'HKSJDfiVr OP CUBA. GENERAL MAISO ELECTED TO CHIEF MAGI t TRACY. it. All III. MS Mm m Hsler at a Iter I'nllrT lot of it Mut4 fairies-Mi. Matter a gwSSJS V I '.S-'O Cuban Republic, has sll his life long been a defender of fill an independ ence, snd his cuiin trymci are besrd frequently to say that no better fit ted man for the 1 pretldriti.a M be found, snd that no man has accomplished service to tbe Island which could better entitle Mm to the honor. I'lsneros is ssld to fcsve sdmlred Masso so much that hv offered to resign in bis favor when he beard that Masso was spoken of for tbe clBVc. Masso Is one of three brothers wha learned from their own father undy ing hatred to Spain, and who got their i first lesson In warfare in their fath-r's romp.-. .luring the ten years' war thai , ?sJed In U7i. The father wai a half i Hpanlant and the mother a 'iigo ! negreaa. Despite the partial Spanish descent there Is not s drop of blooj in Mssso's veins that flows In sympathy with the Spanish cause. Ho bitterly I did he fight during the former war. w hen the i hanres for Cuban sMHal i were not a thousandth part as good us they are now. that he rose to the rank of major general. After the restoration I of Peace the Masso reconciled tlum selves. as far as the name of the thing went, with Spain and took the oath of allegisnre. thus escaping punl la ment. They soon, however, Joined Oercla. the bandit. In his "road" move ments and were somewhere In hiding in the Santiago it Cuba Moun'.a'n when the present revolution broke out. Cencral Masso is a naturalised Amerl csn citizen. He secured his papers whlls working for Colonel Kiguerado at Tampa aome years ago: Although poaaessed of little education, and un able to resd Rngllsh. Masso Is a men of considerable Intellect, and he has picked up a vast amount of Informa tion on all aubjects through conversa tion. While able to talk well in .uy topics he Is deficient In arithmetic, and Is said to be compelled to use bis finger In counting. Masso Is a cos mopolitan, physically as well as (thr ways. He has kinky hair, teeth like aa Irish bulldog, and a white wife w.iom he found at Key West I'ndylng hatred of everything Spaalsh is the food and drink of his everyday life. OLD GLORY OF THE F. P. VS. Virginia VI miiaiit I I I m haitgeil, lull Ihe Mea Ire lleieneral ln(. From the St I. mil lilobe Democrat On a night the past week the annual ball, the Reason event, waa given at White Sulphur Springe. Virginia womanhood waa on exhibition, and a magnificent display It wns Powdered, rt.urt-plastered, garbed In the style of loloiilal days, these daughters of Vir ginia trooped In from the cottages till they filled the spacious ball room flic floor was cleared, and the high bred damsels moved through Ihe stately mensiires of a minuet The sight wis one to warm the blood of u Puritan There l no degeneracy III the Virginia woman On the feminine side th F. F. V. I a living reality. "Our girls," said an old Virginian, sitting in a mrner of the room and following with kindling eyes th. Ml rrlbably graceful sweep of the long llne.i over ib floor, "nre bred and tra.nrd Just as carefully as they were when Virginia wss ut the zenith of her glory. Their physical health, their ed ucation, their manners, sr developed with that some scrupulous attention uf detail their great grandmother re reived. The system ha been handed down from mother to daughter It has unoergonr no change. It Is preserved In all of It purity. We are very proud of our women. I think If the wholi country could view thla acene to-night It would be conceded that we have oc casion lu tie. But our men " Once more the long line funned and swept down th room. The gentlamaii of the old school fo-got to finish Ills scntencu a b Joined la Hie vigorous applause oiwi-.t i. raw mrtr Wltb th Vlr 6 OEN MASSO. gtata men?" waa asked of a lady la whose vetas flew tba best of the Caval ier strains, but who hss lived long enough to have grown blunt of speech "Whisky." she replied without besl- J tstlon i r qualification. The gentleman of the old school shook hi head regretfully as be added I fear the mint Julep Is too popular In Virginia." While Virginia womsnhood I as glorious sa ever. Virginia manhood is to a degree disappointing. But th ex planation Is not altogether Just. Dne need not be long s traveler In this land tc discover that, go where he will. North, Wet. r.r South, h wit find th" male Virginian filling positions g4 mark In the community. Perhaps no oilier state In the I'nlon ha austalned such a drain of Its best blood In th th'rty years since the war. Certainly no stale has so widely scattered tbe flower of Its male youth to grow up in other parts of the country. In business. In Ibe professions. In the management of tranapurlatlon Intereats, Virginians are prominent from New York to Ban Francisco, from Dnluth to ialvetoB. By tbl drain tb state has gained In fat, 'Abroad hut suffered at home. GLOBE THEATER, I60. Ma Ssaassf SMaSj tiuriabia for lis Hlgnt. A flag was hoisted In front of the building to Indicate to the public that here was the playhouse, says the Nine teenth Century. Inside, the stage , was illuminated with branch torch lights, as In chu-ehes. acd a band or miis!clan armed with trumpets, cor nets, hautboys and other Instruments, . played three flourlshea to anion, mr the commencement of the performance Be- : I W een the sets, too. they would play Iltely air to while away the time. j The curtain was drawn, not upward, as now, bin sideways; and in lieu of . icr ..ml. .re hung up w hereon wss writ, in a big, bold band, we may be mire, the ploce or scene the specta tor was to conjure up In his mind, as 'This Is a Harden." a "Palace," a ' Wood," or "This Is Home." and so forth, as in i islon might require Judg ing from the light raillery of Sir Phil ip Sidney. It Is very doubtful whether there was a change of scene at the period when ilramatle plens were just coming into vogu and iiipplantlug the mediaeval nnstcry and morality I plays. Before the play begun the au dience amused themselves with read It g. playing at cards. Indulging In lus- ty bsnter, smoking and drinking ale I "ale at huffrap, or dragon's milk,'' which. Harrison says, people "conum ed so heartily that never did Komolii und It. -un aurk their she-wolf with siifh eagei anil harp devotion a these: men ale ai hutfeap, till they be us red aa corks and little wiser than their combs." If U lie the Intention of tin aWMMttM Stage society to revlvr the primitive playhouse, with all its early traditions strictly adhered to. II may be hoped (hat the minor details will not be wholly overlooked. The novelty and charm of tbe Illusion would be heightened were gaslight i-x-' hjafM and the Mtnge Door trewn wltb rushes, and If were added a spruce, hldulgo-llke playgoer stretched there on at ens, his elbows resting on u slool. gazing with rapt attention as the play unfolds to his wondering Imagination new phases In life" drumii "urtliig at a I'mfrHlon. Noble lu the extreme la the pro fesslon of nursing. In fart, of all the profession that have been rhoeti b Intelligent women of late years, that of a trained nurse seem to be one of th mini useful as well aa successful In no way. perhaps. I a woman sen to ueh un advantage a when she mln later to tbe needs of others. As a well-known physician hss ssld: "The profession of a trained nurse demand skill, courag, extreme tranquility, lim itless patience, falthfdlness to all a sun ed obligations, and as much self cff.ici'ment as Is consistent with her own safety and health. The law that exacts such qualifications should be rigidly applied to every nurse by the physician who commits his patients to her care." Krei. Ugh! s4 MfwB The organ of night l More highly de veloped In bird than in sny nnlmala. Naturalists declare that th Uetrl Is possessed of such wonderful powers of sight thai It la able to see u mouse when It la Itself at such a height In the air (har.it Invisible to (be naked hUUaU y FOR BOYS AND OIRLS. SOME OOOD STORIES FOR OUR JUNIOR READERS. "Jenale't I aaeh Party" As Taa Sail ha Voyage at l.lf. Never rail la Answer a Sigaal af Olslras VMS) ... loa - Oaa. la I ho llolhlays. Ol'I.D th empty ehoolhous speak Thriiusrh th lons vacatlon, This I whst I u.lnk 'twould say In It desolation: "oh, dear aasl where csn they te. VpL 'If A" "he feel Ihst Wm JJ went u till ping TKoF and out, and eut w"" ami In. Round and round me skl.plngt Where to-day the mice al play Are th only mm I I hear. "Where ar sll Ih mil men. Where each Utile lady? H.m are in ihe sweat srn lisM. USBSS uion with aay motion. Horn are Imlldlng sandy low.rs lly Ihe his. htue ocean. Far away shoals at play Are lh only sound I hear. Tellow Isave are falling now, Hummer lima I over; They will anon return te m. w Kvery list to rovrr. (llrls and hoy, with pleasant nols, llappr little voire humming. They will gather round my door Listen! Ihey art ... n Laughter weet and hurrying fret Ar th merry aound I hear." -a n. t. Janet' I .inch I'aily. Jlmmle sud Jennie were on the To nsy Island boat Their I'ncle Jack had taken them for a treat. I'ncle Jaek al ways took Jlmmle and Jennie to lot of plaeea when he enme from a voyage. He waa brown and bright eyed and Jol ly, and waa always giving somebody something. "Second mat of th Lady Gay," sounded very fine to Jlmmle, snd h slwsys hoped to be s sailor himself one day "You must get some schooling, of course," I'ncle Jack said, "but now sad then you II have a holiday and you shall go to sea with me." Jlmmle waa sure he would like it all Ibe time, but I'ncle Jack said no one knew how bis Ideas might change aa he grew up. Well, aa I ssld. Jaek and the chil dren were on their way (o Cony Is land, and so were a lot more people I'ncle Jack had carried three seat wi ll forwarded up Into the (harp point of Ih boat where tba water eeema o close, snd then he had gone to get a nle chair with arm fur a poor look ing woman with a lrk baby in her arms snd a llttl boy holding lo bar drees. Then he set to work to mske the children what he called comfort able. He called the boy with a basket of tarta and bought a doxen. Then an old man with a tray full of parkagea of candy, each warranted lo contain a prize, went around tb boat, and Jim mle had lemon d.op and Jennie had gum drop, and they were wondering what the prlxea wot id be when the orange and banana boy came up. and I'ncle Jatk bought fruit for them Waa there any thing I'ncle Jack did not buy? They naked him If he was not afraid he would spend all hla money and he answered that that ws what be came aahnr for. "A sailor doea not get a chance to buy anything whll he I on board his ship." be said, "and he doesn't eare m take hi pay out with him. Why. sup pose he was to go down (o th bottom some stormy night, think of the good mooey that would lie wasted' Jennie hegsn to cry over the Idea of t m ;, Jack going to the bottom of the sea hut he told ber there was very little danger, and asked her If she did not know that "there was a sweet little cherub that sat up aloft to keep watch o'er the life of poor Jack." Then the man with sandwiches came up. and Jack bought a quantity of him and aent for aome glass of lemonade, and then he went away to smoke n cigar where there were not so many la dies. "For ladle are apt not bj like smoke," he said, "and It not polite to puff It where the wind may blow It In their faes." A soon ss I'ncle Jack was gone the children put all the things he had brought upon the chair they were keep Ing for him. What a pile of sandwiches and tarta, cakes, candy, fruit He had told them to eat everything up, for he was going to have some roffe and rlame, which he liked better "But really," Jennie said, "w never can ent them all ourselves, we ought to huve company." Juat at that moment the pale utile boy who was with th poor woman for whom Jack had brought the chair be gan to cry "Mamma, buy me a cake." he said. "Ate your bit of bread, hon ey," said the woman. I don't like bread, buy me cike, buy me pie, buy me bananas," sobbed the boy I'm hun gry, mammy. I don't like dry bread " "Hold your tongue. Putney," aaj t, woman In a loud whisper. ' Mummy has no money, but car fares. Sur it's for the soy air to do us good, I brought ye; lie alsy; look at tbe ships; see tbe big wave," "I went a cake." sobbed Putney. " want bananas See, they've got some." "Behave yourself and ate your bread." said the mother. "Jennie, you ran have your company to lunch If you want It," whispered Jlmmle. ' Suoh poor, shabby folks," whisper ed Jennie. "Itlrh rolks don't need It," aald Jlm mle. "we've got enough for all." Then Jennie put down her prld ami turned lo the woman: "Please," ah said, "we've got bM much for onr selves. I'ncle la so generous Won't you help us eat it up?" The womuu hesitated: her fare turn ed red; al first she seemed about to r fil. then sh altered her mind. "You are very kind, Ml." she said. "Pat sy la a little pig, and I never thought lo bring more thnn a hit of bread. He'll be glad of a cake, bleu you." Thn Jennie smiled, and taking some paper divided all the nice things Into four portions, and turned the rhalr so that they could all use.lt for a table Th i.oj lie a only a hungry boy could Alt ii the poor woman would not take nnjkllng. but Jennie was so polite that she took ber share sftsr a whll ami isM: "It b really a refreshment Utifa ! Miss sad Master, and you're very to offer It. snd Pstsey as sd aa I am, though b doesn't say be ought" Jennie was very glad ahe bad tal Jlmmle. advice, and did not mind all when Sara Brown, a girl ahe w to rehiKd with, passed and looked them contemptuously, saying to bf biter. "How queer of Jennie Bright to pick up (iicb company. I han't speak to ber. Why, those folks are all beggsrs." When Cncl Jack cam and took th children away, he said a civil word to the woman, told her ber boy waa a pretty little chap, and hoped the baby would get well soon. Moreover, ha sent tb welter to her wltb a cup ol coffee and s plate of clam. "Tb sort of victuals sbc need," be aald to Jea-. a I. Whn Jennie told Cade Jack about! Sara Brown he shook his head "ShVs! a silly piece," he ssld. "snd remember. my dear, us you sail on th voyaga of life, always answer a signal of distress whenever vou see one. NW TBfli Ledger. Thl ling Slop Itunnlos Horse. A gentleman who make his home i th Hotel Berkeley I th possessor a fine St. Bernard which deserves s gold medsl. The dog has developed strong prnchsnt for stopping runs horses, snd the last time tbe stop arcompllabed Just lo tlm to sav party of ladle from serious Injury anl perhaps worse. Ills master waa dtivl Ing down Portland avenue last Sstut dsy when he was stsrtled by a cry "Look out!" He turned, and waa Jtl In time to wheel hit horse out of tb way of a runaway, which waa teal lag down the avenue Jut ahead the wai a party of tadl who could possibly escape what seemed certsli death to some of them, when th who bsd been following sad who st ed by instinct to comprehend ths In pending tragedy, gave a leap 'aught the lines of the runaway tween his teeth, his great bringing the frightened animal to hi! haunches Just sa be was about to atrth one of the ladles, who seemed too te rifled to move - Minneapolis Tim. Sim a Muuita San vbout a Tr "When a woman tsll you a trunk I light, look out for It." These sr tk words of a baggage expressBMB sad I ought to know. He hsd goo to house In the suburb la respoass to hurry call and found tbe house In a great buatl. This lady wss going to leave town In aa hour anl her trunk was upstairs and had to be brought down and loaded Into tbe wagoo. "It ant very heavy." sh said to the man. whereat he spat on his hand and call ed in his helper It- had all be cOUhL do to lift one eod. "I've found It always the case," said he. "that whea a woraaa says a truak Is light It's dead sure to be heavy, and when she say It's heavy I caa aaaffJaT band! It with one hand. I don't kaow why a woman Is this way unless shs think I rhsrge ber more for a heavy trunk, and will never And nut how much It weighs unless (he tells BM. Hut if that Is so, why does aha tell BM thst s light truak Ii so heavy? Ill give It up." -Nebraska State Jouraat. Those red-checked girls, with lara books. Are flocking back to school, 'Co fit themselves to break men's I I hey break the whlspcrj Wrllrt l.i,. , , ,,,. John Beckwlth, th asrehouseajjajB, ived ,. let. r "... other day if dresaed In a round .u.lne.s hand BBS bearing the Oakland postmark. Ho glanced at It. rubbed his forehead re flectively a moment and then, without opening the envelope, tore it Into bits. "Why did ou do that?" asks bja partaer. "That might have mntalucd something of Importance" "No, it didn't. I wrut it myself." ' Are you m the habit of wrltlai lat ter to yourself?" Yes; I have to, Now. If baatot ' lerda) and mailed It. I woul I hnv. forgotten that bunch of braid, two dozen pearl button and Ave yard of hair doth that I've got to go "P im) light now. Once. Ihough I wrot, ,0 mvavelf atsaut '"' I win.'. I . , remember bM forgot to mall it fJr iwo weiks "-8aB Krandrco Post. w,'.i al it, ann. M l', ':""1"" I heological seminary rece, it ,,,. lr,h)r felbm .tudeal to list. ,0 h- wfcn M rehears. ,1 a sern The preacher la mbryo began. Hi. ,bJ-rt WM Llglii with a violeat gesture with the right arm he said. "Blot nut the un With a similar frantic move- metll of the left arm h- i ' i.'iii.-ii, nun me moon- Then with u co gesture, made up of h ,rm combined he bel- en. mot out the stars' llut It "'"'"''' Th,. .,, ,r leave haBa!"0,W rr"" WhU,,r'. 1 "rn ,,B ... t ''"""'"v Ktpllna I hae ,, b1,, h young udv wlia ik. a, . - - oinmo.iu ring lo herself, u ,h. wh jmk J- Kcrnr-si Blr, m hrf mom .., oe ner necaus i have a fellow-feai- What a traae and Inegmpy,,,.,,., ble lontradlonbn i woman. But the blindfolded vouna- at. . whom tSa ..sllow young lady was ... gaged beard her not, and Ihe game of oiinu man nun went on until he hasl nm ..).. anu ....... .u i -i - aw "'' iisrf IllrU W tab mm later, la. rl i I I a ... .1 i . a! loud.-- Tni'h, 1.