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NO. 10.
Adowa the radio* «ope et afummoe
The du*k «nue* softly purpw T «1 and fairs
■tray flrrtly drain* liana* net mart uair
With pointa at ught, whila oas oet
FUied to tlw on hi --la
H««t odor» Sunt arounu iwr
Ail the air
She «Ha »Uh JrowNf «oumt« tit# «notctl cum
Fhiot ealli and efcirpa» tad tougn uxmt
ToemlUng. Weepy naua If to the
The vanished sole*—«note dear familiar rhrens
Alee, the crystal vial bolds out tear.
-Cottage Dearth.
A Collapsed Druggist.
"I want eotne consecrated lye," be slowly
announced, aa be enured the store,
"Vo# naan concentrated lye," suggested
the druggist, as he repressed a smile,
"Well, stay be I da It does nutmeg say
diff érencia It's whet I camphor, anyhow.
What does It eulpburF
"Eighteen cents a ran."
"Theo you can give me a ran."
"I never cinnamon who thought himself
witty os you da" said the druggist, m a
gingerly manner, feeling called upon to do a
little punning tnmeelf.
"Well, that's not had, ether," laughed the
customer, with a syruptitlou* glance, "I am
moo is oevtoe at the bust neon, though I've
ends good many puuuMiat other punsters
reaped the credit of. ■—Bhver. I don't care
a copperas far as I a.."concerned, though
they ought to be 'bundled with cloves till
they wouldn't know what wee the mail,let
with them.
Perhaps I shouldn't myrrh
myrrh. We have had a pleasant tun* end I
It wee too much for the druggist. He col
lapsed.—Detroit Kras Prana
'* Write for Megealeae,
Robert Browning wont «rnte for mega
■inea In speaking of an offer of (I.UUU from
a Boston paper for e short poem, Im eeid : "II
I would write In that way for any one I would
eoeilder this request from Boston, but I
simply rani An English magazine offered
me a large price, wbicb I refused, and thru
a still tarier, which I again refused. Then
they sent me a blank check, and asked me to
fill it out to my oern satisfaction. But I re
turned that aim. I cannot bring myself to
write for periodical. If I publish e book,
aad people choose to buy it, that proves tbev
went to reed my work. But to have them
turn over the page* of a magazine and find
me—that It to be on uninvited guest My
wife liked IL She liked to be with the others
hut I have steadfastly refused that kind of
thing from firet to last "—New York Tribune,
A Queer Barometer,
It la not generally known that the ren
dered fet of a woodchuck is as good a bar
ometer as any we have today While In lb*
country a short time ago the writer nail or
coslon to travel through the lower part of
Berka At tbe bouse of a friend I was
pressed to take an umbrella with nut There
was an sign of a storm. I asked why he per
silted in so dogged a manner for me to ac
cept th* article. "Why," said be, "look at
my barometer"
Tbere upon the shelf stood a bottle sealed
with beeswax. It was all cloudy The old
gentleman said he hod used this one for most
twenty years, end if a storm was brewing
the lieromer got cloudy twelve hours before
the rain or enow began to fall. In dear
weather the oil was always clear.—Heading
(Pa I Herald._
The Barber's Mistake.
It Is noticed tbat many New York and
Brooklyn barbers fleck superfluous lather
from the face, while sbavlug. with tbe Isu-k
or blunt top of tbe razor Thi* habit was
thrust upon e patron the other day. end he
otoully objected He said that even hortarr«
ere but human and liable to mistakes, and
that he remembered a painful eraae la tbe
west, where a herber, thinking he bad
the blunt top turned to a customer'* fora.
yed to fleck tbe era|i*ud» from lb* face
and actually used the glittering edge oml
made e gesb that the unfortunate one will
see until the oofiln Ud eloeee over him.—New
York Bun.
The Real Orange Blossoi
Notons bride In live hundred wbo Is do
scribed os wearing orange blowoms Is to fort
unate, says e Troy florist, as to have them.
An orange flower wreatb or bouquet would
coM from «15 to IfiU. to tbe dealer* teat
■tephauotis blossom, worth from <4 to «5,
end array tbe unsuspecting maiden at a leaser
pride but greater profit English violets ere
Worth «1.50 per hundred, end ere uaed to
make the letter* In oet désigna For these
are substituted Immortelle* colored purple,
worth fifteen rants e hundred.—Dutroit Free
"Oood evening, Mrs. Oobrightly; how did
you like the candidate last Sunday r
"Oh. pretty well. Deacon Whittaker; be
gave us a splendid sermon, and I guess bo is
* mai good man. but be ie too careiees in bis
habits to suit nts."
"Why. what makes you think aoP
"Oh. I noticed when lie came out of the pea
tor's room that tbe knee* of bis trousers wer*
covered with dust "—Springfield Union.
Introduction of Kissing.
The story runs that kissing was Introduced
into England by Kowena. tba daughter of
lleogist th* Baxon. At a banquet which
waa given by th* British monarch in honor
of bis allies th* princes*, after p re ssing tbe
brimming tmaker to her I!|m, saluted and as
tonished and delighted Vortlgem with a lit
tle kiss, after tbe manner of her own people,
—Chicago Harald.
ftnrprising Ignorance.
Littl* Topeey— Une. I but ns, wbo—what
makes dat voller dog o' youru growl so when
he's gnawin' er bone»
Duels Knstus—Uwiue away, chi la Tee
»'prised at y# ig'ruuca Dat dog am or quor
r*Un' wif bis food.— New York Bum
Invented by Women.
The records of the tmteul office show that
tallied on a dress pocket that ran he found
without securing the service* uf a detective.
have obtained patent, on 1.WU0 in
But no («lient has a* yet been ob
White Elephant'» Half»
The hair from a white elephant's tail l>
considered of much value, aizl In the old days
of tbe king* of Hurniab wa* only given to the
nobles and dignitaries of the kingdom.—ban
Francisco Chronicle.
Tlie Famous Elm.
An elm tree growing in tbe ground* of the
Pennsylvania buspital, in Philadelphia. Is a
selon of tbe fainou* tree under which Wil
liam Penn held the first trauty with the lu
Milk Is a sponge, and a dangvron* sponge
It absorbs at once any delete ri ou* matter
and la ons of tbs must fsrtUs causas of spt
P»Im Prophfl-NoteltiM of Rterfrt«
Light In*—K*w Thin*« la Trl«**raphjr.
Othmi tha r|»rt Min* In veut Ion«.
a »lotira |*u«r«i
It rennot hut he interesting to all to know
something of tbe mure Important step* that
nave recently lawn taken in applying th*
«•teure of electricity a* an Industrial art..
The force I. one that l*easily convertible into
Silber light, heat, power or chemical action.
Hut a few year* sinre ectentiflc inen gen
.rally a Ml rmed that it could nut be protltably
employed In either form. Now they are in.
hot oompetillou demonstrating its economic
value In each. And every new achievement
reveal* further and greater poesi bill ties at
tainable lieyoud in each of tbe eeveral lines
application, until it almost seem* that this
«pence is la itself tbs knowledge ot tbe in
Ho little a whila ago that It seems but yes
terday lbs writer or this article beard a pro
i«Mr in a college near New York aver in a
ou l.lic lecture tbat Incandescent electric
ligating waa an illusion, a humbug, an Im
,««ability At the lime Edisou's experi
mental lamps wer* glowing brightly at
Menlo Hark, but tba profemor saw lit to ig
nore tbe fact, and, exhibiting a dull, glowing
idt of platinum wire, mid triumphantly:
'Thera, gentlemen. Is all you will ever see of
tba incandescent electric light," Tbe arc
light could not be denied, for everybody
xuew tbat the Jablocbkoff candles were
nightly glowing in tha Aveuuede 1'Upera la
nm tears later.
Today, hardly seven year« sinre that pro
feasor did bis bad propbet act, there are, it is
*Uinulled, at least J.OUU.DUO incandescent
slectnc lights In tbe United States alone
They are used not only for indoor illumina
turn, but for decorative purposes—have been
ingeniously applied to use as jewelry, for the
sdornmuot of ladies' bair. for pretty sur
priées in bouquets and—most surprising of
oil —for lighting up people's interiors to that
s doctor could look right down into tbe
«totiutch* and see what repairs were neeee
«try to so much of their "works" os were
thus mad* visibla The apparatus for tbt*
letter acbieveuMiit consists of a slender tube,
with a glose bead on oue end containing a
minute carbon filament, which i* connected,
u) fine wires running through tbe tube, wttb
< little hettery Tbere is al» a small mov .
ible mirror at tbe Inner or stnmacb end uf
tbe tube, and when the battery Is put Id
■I sirs lion tbe ofatrauir can see plainly in.
that mirror Just bow dilapidated ore tbe
siau of the stomach into which the tube baa
been thrust.
Arc lighting Is quite e different matter,
from Incaiidescetit illumination, in that its
limitations, requirements and uses are more
closely defined Fur the lighting up of van
spaces it has a field of its own. but. accord .
mg to information given at the recent annual
session of the Electric institute m Ibis city,
ilial field Is already tsmig narrowed. Tbe
arc light is uo longer tue feature of street
illumination in Puns that it was a few years
ago. having lieen replaced by groupings of
powerful gaslights on tlie Avenue de l'U|»ira.
the principal place of its display there New
York is now tbe most extensively an- lighted
city In tbe world, toil if the apiulling perils
that seem to Is? involved in the employment
of tbe tremendous current necessitated by
these lights are not prevented by such safe
guards os tlie burial of the wires and their
otore tierfei-t insulation, it i* doubtful if they
will long la tolerated here Tbere is bardly
a conceivable limit to tbe power to wbich
arc llgbt may be developed, but tbe
largest one yet kuown is that in tbe light
house at Sydney, Australia, which equals
:t».UU0 candles, and can be seen fifty miles
Mr 8. H W beeler, os standards of com pari '
ton to enable cuniprebeiuiion of wbat tbat
light amounts to, suggests tbat an ordinary
go* burner is of III candle power, tbe bright 1
electric lights in the streets are 1,'JUU to I..VIU
candle power, and the Statue of Liberty light
la th.UUU candle power
Of equal importance, at least with It* use
for Illumination, Is tbe application of eieo
tricity for telegraphic and telephonic service,
and it Is really wonderful tbat wttb all tbe
study and toil of brainy men during » many'
years a* It has lawn since tbe telegraph woe
put m operation, for tbe perfecting of tbe
sclent« of telegraphy, there should still Im »
many.new and important tilings found out in
it every year One of tbe uovel and probably
valuable recent duicoveries Is how to send by
telegraph au exurl fae-simile of a message,
and to do » rapidly A method hoe been
known a long time by which a foe-simile
wee made up of au infinite number of minute
dots successively, placed on e piece of paper
spread uj»u »cylinder in synchronous move
meut with another cylinder bearing tbe mes
«*ga A point, pressed upon tbe message
cylinder a* It revolved, caused th* break''
ing of tbe current sorb time that it
touched a written Une— the ink employed
being metallic—end mod* a mark by
tbe receiving instrument corresponding to
Just ao much of lb* line os had been touched
But that wo* a very slow process In tbe new
way an upright lever. » pinioned that it
moves freely iu oil directions carries in its
top a little cup Into that cup tbe sender of
a message pokes his penvii. and forms, one
after another, th* letters composing fait dis
I letch. It will probably rattle him a little at
first to go on making shapes or letters right
in the tame spot, eue over another, as tf he
were piling up phantom symtula, and to see
none of them materialize under bis pencil.
tiut be win toon get used to that Each
movement of the lever'» lower end Incrams
or diminishes the strength of current* that,
acting upon the receiving machinery move
tbs writing pen in euch curved modification*
of the right angled applications of tbe forcée
as to conform tu the motions of th* trane
mining lever.
Tbis must not be confounded with the svrit
Ing syitcin now » extensively employed in
•ransatluntic telegraphy to take the place of
tbe old, unrertaufand L Ught spot metbod
of receiving cable message. * A strong bat
tery cannot be used on ocean cables, butonly
» small one. hardly stronger than tbat mm
. i„val to rin" a call bell In a nrivats bourn,
t'S Ä 2 ÄSÄÄ
' v „ rï delicate aonaratiu must be m-a.
-idol A siphon shaped glus» tube thin and
l ^nder C . hu^l, ^■r w,'ll h"l"v
1L t! «^t3e.lwith oneendn
^m^ôfvèry fl^ *^d ?h"ôther ^
»^»„«hinff « movitiz telceranhic U(«l It
,no "t
'"""which 11 y » hune near to a stationary
that it will twist slightly w betiYb !
magnet . them »licht '
tracW-d to ' , - >h„.i I1 bL 1 !
movements of th# etui 1 b ®
-u using It totraraaf^nt av^ Itneinre. I
« ponse to the vitirat ons of the «I nal current
received by the coil and impelling it toward
tbe magnet- Each wave of toe line mean» a
letter, and the expert operator reads the
thread of faint color as plainly and correctly '
as anybody reads these priuted word.
A efRPRiei!«« mina '
It wa* st tbe time looked upon as a surpria '
tag thl "g when Um prsctloabiUty of se nd i n g (
dm* U opposite 1
lirwuoa. ovw Um mom wir, *u demon i
«rated. but that KhlawMot m quickly
forgotten when Um wonders of Um quadru
Ida» wilding four nmaga at oom, and ol
multiples eending utanyi telegraphy wer. I
ilMde known.
tiii|imveincnt haa barn «Md, by a United 1
state* army officer. who ii an expert eierlri !
elan, that one wir* will Midi re fur Uie .iuiul !
Miii.in. .ending and receiving of a toundra)
message* lietween fifty branch office*, with ;
ait any of the memagm getting mixed, goiny |
tu the wrong addremes. or being undersloni
it any other point* than their individua
one* of tranunimion and reception. Kortin*
the Infinitely rapid substitution of aiternab
••urreufit— poaitiv* and negative—by menu
if a disc, in which alternate aegmenta are »
charged, and from which tha current* an
taken off by brushes, conatftute tbe meute
employed. Another important recent ini
pruvement in telegraphy ia the invention o
a method for maintaining telegraphic com
nauuiuatiou between a railroad train In rapid
two maaaagaa at tba
Now U is claim«! that «ich j
In th* application ot electricity to th
movement of railroad trains and cars, lb,
inventions are numerous In a general wn
they may be classified under two hernia, tins*
in wbicb th* propelling current is supplice
from storage batteries aboard tbe car*, ana
those lb which It la transmitted through th, j
track or an intermediate third nul from »
generating station and taken up by win
brushes to the motor on the car The forme
is the Julien system, already mentioned, aie'
hardly seems capable at present of appLi e
tion to heavier service than the propulsiou ol
single cars, or at most very short trains, oi,
street railways; to the second clam belongs th.
Daft system, nnder which railroads are
very successfully operated in Baltimore am
other cities, an also the electric locomotive
which it is contemplated shall be employe
on the elevated roads of New York. Hi
»ul has a new electric re<lw,y of novel con
structiun. Its cars are ewpeuded In mid an
from a T shaped trestle construction. u|*>n
single track, which carries tLs elei-tnre
current to the motor with which each cur b
supplied. The motors are plaçai directly on
'he shafts of the driving wheels over tie
•ura It Is représentai tbat on tbe ravin
trials of the system the cars, heavily laden
Started off easily up a ID per cent, grade
•urned sharp curves, were stoppai and start
cl again promptly and with eusa Electro
nnlroail* have been In operation In Eurup» !
ror several years, and In this one partlrulni ;
ora neb of appliai electrical scieuce wa are ;
nuher lichind tbe times, which is not Amen
-a s usual iMsition.
many OTHER ixvxvnoxn
Electric motor* of all sixes, from one cat
ip to tllteen horse power, have now come
; u to general use. are rapidly pushing small
team engins* out of favor, and ere, in fact,
«I much in demand that the manufacturer»
■f the preferable one* are un"ble to suppi)
them as rapidly os they are called for They
are applied to all sons of uses, from wagging
a fan od a lady's work table, or running bei
«wing machine up to driving the presses ol
a big printing bouse or supplying the powei
required in lar"e machine shops
Electricity is also successfully utilised foi
tbe development of heat. Professor Thom
»ii bos made a practical application of it in
tlie welding of iron and steeL At l»nckport.
N Y ., an electrical furnace for smelting re
fractory metals bos been in operation no»
nearly a year, extracting aluminium mainly
Another use for beat developed by elec
tnrity is the warming of apurtments by
ineuns of radiating surfaces, in which a high
tein|ierature lias lieen induced by electric cur
rents, but, though this ho* been succemfull)
accomplished. it bas not Iswn done os yet at
web a cost os to popularise its use.
At least three of tbe later utilizations ol
electric science for the service of surgery art
worthy of mention. Tbe "inducliuu bul
anew," invented by Hughes and Bell—first
publicly applied for tbe exact location of the
bullet io President Garfield's back—is a most
ingenious contrivance, the use of which I»
indicated by its employment upon that occa
<im The electrical cautery and the use of a
platinum wire heated to incandescence by an
electrical current for amputations are the
other notable surgirai uses of this powerful
and versatile agent
Somebody bos got up an electrical lock foi
u safe Tbe only connection between the lu
side and outside of tbe safe Is a little coppei
wire There Is no way of getting at the loci
tiy knocking off the handle, no way of feel
mg the tumblers and by delicate manipula
non finding out tbe combination, no bole oi
crock to poke powder in and blow tbe tblng
open. Electrical burglar alarms are » coin
mon now from the private plants m resi
deuces up to tbe big combinations will,
watch men, lanterns and dubs, such as an
used to guard tbe Jewelry district of Neu
York, that it Is hardly worth while to speal
of them, except to mention that progress liar
been made here, too. In making them cbeepei
and more effective than they used to tie.
Bo much bos been said lately about Edt»n'»
new and improved phonograph that it lutnll'
seems worth while to more than revert to l:
■notion and offices along the line of rose
upon which it la traveling. In doing thi
the message leaps through the sir belweei
the metallic roof of tha movttig rar n
which the flying office Is established and th,
wire stretched along tbe side of tbe road.
Uere Edison 1 »separator forextractlng metal.
Iron» ore " ars difficult of treatmeut b.t
ordinary method* hoe been brought to pmc
it t ' ca * demonstration of its merits He simpli
exposes the finely pulverized ores to the in
flueac * of a powerful magnet, tbat take.
out Um metallic particle* thoroughly an.
Another novel application of electricity I.
r ° r lü ® Bleaching of sugar, a French inven
t * on - * n wh ' c * 1 • number of New York eapi
leitet» ere interested Keeping pace with tin
Pros«*» of electrical science itself ere th.
multitude of inventions and contrivances oi
■ •® con, * ar T clam to aid that progress, tools
jnaebinery. chemicals end wbat not An
application of electricity that a good man)
people ore looking reeward to with curium
interest—end some perhaps with a little ap
prehension—is Iti employment for the exe
cution of felons condemned to death.—New
York Sun. _
in _ . SI tcindow*.
of nroadwey Jeweler* Show Windows.
Tl,e J®*® 1 *" 1 ' ho I| window» need to be the
T* ' N< îü, I*"*a"" "*
tha ° ld da5 ''- bef "™ W, ? do " 1 d t 7T"
' nad * u, '° adw *v « P anora ' aa of «Wight U>
female eye. To recover the prestige once no
r ?- 1 tbem t br v ; rtu : of br ;T nc \ ?'
U *® ir WBr ®*- Jewelers have begun to resort to
h *** l,,0B * mechanical device. These are not
like th " mechanical dancing girl, and auto
"«• «" oLer » of tbe cl 8* r • bo P* b * ■"*
Tb *y ore jewels tbeouelvea. but
It rather than for pnvaW pur
cb " A ^ u P town P*<* I* *•»
f®" 111 in hie Broadway show window a small;
! K 0 *« 1 hre»ch. ill the renter of which Is a mag
' idfirent diamond star, cut from a solitaire.
1 ! and revolving from left to right at .dazzling
qwed by tbe hidden mechanism. Each ol
I tbe five poinUof the star ns It twirls revolve.
, 0 a „ opinait* direction a smaller diamond
jUu . Th» effect is grotesquely beautiful, end
a the stones are superb. But tho plate glass i.
enormous |y thick. "Twinkle, twinkle, littl,
' j. »*e:ly individual »liloquized Iasi
al ght with s sigh of ragrsk "Twinkle.
' tw i u kj» i uttlw star, you are safe, you bet you
' ar#l"-N*w York World,
g (
unentl HmU aad Uriah»-t l — pacte P*ld
to th« Dead la Cartathli
■Natl«« Hurl
• It of tba AI|m-Sc«om and Paaturr«
Aftar tha llurlaL
In tbe remote country district. It may also
at mid tbat tba funeral begins betör» the
treth As soon as any uiau or woman I»
•upturned to tie in tbe last agony oat only all
■eight*«« and friends, but perfect strengere,
ire informed of tbe fact and axis* -teil to pay
I ceremonial visit. The guest, simply entei
the sick ruom. take a h«ig look at lb* dying
•uau amt go their ways No prayer is mid
oardly a word is spoken, yet even the rbaure
wayfarer wbo declines to enter tbe boiler ot
tenth on such oorasious is considered
strangely heartless
After death tbe stream of visitors reams
tail only for a abort time As soon as the
body has Iswn prepared for burial a long ta
ble la spread lu tits room when It lisa and
cuverai with wine, spirits and cold namls ol
every description, and here o|<en house is
held day and night till the funeral starts rur
the chun-li yard. Whoever cornea, known
or unknown, rich or pc*«. Is nut only ai
lowed, but urged, to eat and drink as much
j as be can. hesiile the cuflln *1 least two
is as sumptuous
usually cuds u ianl drinking
In-arrangement* seem to lie adjusted tu the
i, rosem religious beliefs and requirement* ol
he community end It is easy to see now
bey might degenerate Into such eiraise. u>
mve been mentioned. A simple account
>f a funeral In Cannthla will show this
! sitter than any amount of abstract argu
; tient.
; As soon as tbe body has lieen placed In the
-olHn end the room put in order, tlw letter is
thrown open to the visitons. In a Human
Catholic country it Is natural that rich and
(tour should alike wish to say a few prayers
for the soul of on# wlio has lieen their fnen.l
their companion or their benefactor Among
the educated classes certain hour,

I wt tribute of respect to tbe dead. Io tbe
j owns these visitors put up at different inns,
">ly those who are very intimate with the
I amily think of entering Um bouse of mouru
j ''IS
; At the appointed hour they gather outside
he door, accompany the funeral to the
-burebyard, and on its return speak a few
-»olds of sympathy to the family At a
"ule. no refreshment Is offered them. Only
•■*» bearers of tbe coHtn, who are usually in
nutate friends or colleagues of ibe deceased,
ire invited to a cold repast, which doe* not
'•=* lo "g In a society at once »closely
imted and to widely scattered it cannot but
huppen tbat many old friends who have long
l: I been separated should meet on such occasions,
iitd tbat, arter tbe oeremoiiy Is over, they
-hould gather in gr.,u|* in the various Inna
t he very thought uf the couqianion they
have last recalls memorise uf a less »nitier
character Uld tioylsh pranks ore remem
I »-red and old hunting adventures retold,
the wine flows Ireely. anil. though the oora
sion of their meeting is riot forgotten. Its
mournful character uu longer cauls a gloom
over the whole of the conversation. In feet,
when s res|„-cted citizen of any email town
nos twen buried, a stranger who entered any
of the chief houses of entertainment le the
afternoon would fancy that a festival was
being celebrated. — Loudou Saturday Review
huge was candles, which have leen fetched
from the church, burn dimly, anil near them
two old women sit or kneel They are faid
for their services, anil supfswnl to pass their
tune m prayer Frum lime to time they are
relieved by other*, and they then usu ily
make a «mien liât lengthened |MU*e at tbe ta
Me taifore going home After the return of
the funeral the chief mourner invites every
(ho has attended it to a not meal, which
be can afford, and which
I believe in geiniis. and Shakespeare and
Lincoln certainly |«i«se***.l it It is just os
«lisible to Iwlieie in gilts on a large «ale as
in * little «-n^e, ami every primary teacher
snow s which of her pupils will proiably
" al " ,h *' lr •"'* "h'cb are piauiively
Jul| antl |,s e ly to remain wa. No two human
,»., n g, .re i-remed «ith the miiw naturel
"* a »'bty. and genius Is simply the inUoni qual
,tM * °* * ,ü,l h ' ,u • <*»"
nee with them a fineness and strength su|»
rior to those elements in other. A (sjculiar
?' ity of ee,,,u * " **-* •* -•»—>»«
to lbe children of any family of people of regu
lnr habita I argue, however, always that
an education on . big liberal ecol. u of
mighty advantage, even to genuinely able
; because it grem them the fullest cbanc*
• to rapidly develop their çreat power«» lien
*•» WHO u** on ««tuml poS^ or end and at
pression alone depend largely on retentive
| memories, hut they are timid ahout their
| mode* of thought and utterance* » Itenever
they come in contact with scholastic minds,
ol uld H |do:n venture into competition with
llwtn for (car cf temj overwhelmed In Um
of learning they Imagine tho scholars to
p» swimming in.—Ulobe- Democrat Inter
i. view,
Cuxtonis of tbit kind are not prevalont In
Cariuthia or U|»per Uarmola funerulti
• bere oumluoted with |wrfei"t quiet end de
tin«! either tbe germ or the relic of much thet
hoc ks* us in other district*. On the whole.
Yel in »me olas-rvaiices one may
are ap
pointed for tbe purftoee. among tlie poorer it
is usual to keep the houw» open day and
night* During the greater part of the time
the mourners pray sileutly. but at certum
hours one of them repeats aloud tbe prt>, erx
in which the others Join. On leaving the
room each of tbe visitors is ofTered n piece of
bread and a glass ot wine or spirit*.
(»or are apt to be otlemied if the olTei is re
fused. Among a hospitable imputation this
custom cannot be considered strunze» but it
must be confessed that, though tbe refresh
menu am usually consumed in perfect si
lence, it is open to abusa. Beggars will come
sis or seven times iu the day for the sake ot
the dram with which their devotions are re
warded, and as it often hapfieiut that no
member of the family ts present, and us
oue would like at such a sca-son to be guilty
of an ungracious art. it is very ditlicuit to
« »»roner rberk on mich »«croon*
The native society of the Alps Is some
what peculiar in its character The better
class of the ottlciais have, for the most part,
tieen educated in the same schools, and many
of them have there formed lasting friend
ships with each other. In later years they
rarely meet, except at the aimuai meetings
of tbe societies of which they may hapfieii
to be members; but tbe old affection still re
nains unimpaired. When tbe uewsof the
icatb of an old forester or priest spread*
rora valley to valley it therefore awakens
I »any kind memories of old times, and on
lie day of the funeral old ooui|>auio(i* will
•fteu come some thirty or forty miles, even
' hen a railway cannot be ased, to pay tbe
,1 tile
A Fmillarttj of Genius.
The largest private library Iu this country
Is owned by H. U. Bancroft, the historian,
and is in his Ban Francisco bons, it cou
>ts of SU.UUU volumes nod is valued at «ÜQ0.
<AM. —Naa Yurk World
Cf Stairs, Down Stairs, la Kltcls.
In Use laily's Parlor.
Japanese fans continue to be utilised In a
variety of wnys for deep rating pur; woes. Tbe
very newest stylo counts in transforming a
bright colored fan into a flower bolder by How
twisting i'i tlie shape of a funnel and tying
with ribbon*. A cheap fan makes a pretty
bolder when tbe loaf receives a coating uf
bright red or blue enamel point.
Delirious Lettuce Salad.
A lettuce salad should bo crisp, fresh end
cold when served. Mias ravioli tells how to
insure this appetizing condition. Break off
nil tho leaves carefully from two small or
otto large head ot IcUuro, wnsli each sc|iar
ntelv anil throw into a pun of ice water,
where they should rePtitm un h» or. r„j
them in a wire basket or coarse towel one
shnko out all the water. . Either rut tlw
leaves with a sharp knife or tear them ir
large pieces. Mix French dressing with them
and servo immediately. For the Frcuri:
droning take three tablespoon ula of nil, on,
of vinegar, one saltspoonful of salt, one sali
spoonful of pepper. Put salt mnd pepper In a
cup, add one iablespoottful of the oit When
thoroughly mixed add tile eeuialnder of the |
oil and the vinegar.
Cheap but Effective Window Curtains
Swiss curtains trimmed with a fluted ruffle
of the same are dainty anil appropriate for a
country house. A pretty way to arrange
them is to let them almost cross at the top of
tho window null loop them Imnk with very
large bows of white satin ribbon of pink,
blue, scarlet or color to match decoration in
the room.
Alternate strip* of cheese cloth anfl turkey
red trimmed round with antique lnco itmiisfl
effective and quite inexpensive wind, w dra
For something very simple, unbleached
ntuslin of pretty creamy tint con 1» modo »«>
in various tasteful ways and will help to give
a finished, attractive as|iect to u room.
An Ezcellrnt Pudding Uerlr*.
Mrs. Henderson thinks the following receipt
, liecause many kinds of pud
a great sue
ding can 1st made by It by adding different
flavoring*, anil It is very cosily and quickly
made. Ingredients: One pint rich milk, two
tablespoonfuls of corn starch, a scant half
cupful sugar, whites of three or four eggs, i.
little salt, flavoring. Beat the eggs to a stiff j
froth; dissolve the corn »tarcli in a little of!
the milk; stir the sugar Into the remali.drz- id i
the milk, which place on the fire; wltea n 1 »
gins to hoil add the iliiuolved corn starch, US
constantly for a few minutes, when it will be
conio a smooth pustfe: now stir in tlie hraten
whites of the eggs and b-t it remain a little
longer to cook llie egg*. It can be llavp-tt*
with vanilla awl |oit into a form.
Hanging ßaikeU.
The atarting of hnngiug basket« of vines
and flowers for piazzas au<! windows is now
in order. There are many bcautifuf fancy
baskets ami vases provided, bus the old
fashioned, half round wire bosket, lined with
mass, the green aide out, is as attractive a*
any. Tills same uiosm, fr
very valuable for covering tho surface of the
basket alter it is filled with plants; it is ahu
useful In the same way for out door vu»*.
The mow acts as à mulch and prevents tiy
rapid drying of the soil that would otherw)»
take place.
thw woods, it
Furniture Tollsh.
The subjoined simple preparation Is recoin
mended os desirable for cleaning and polish
ing old furniture; Over a moderate fire pul
a perfectly clean vcsmI. Into tills drop two
ounce.of whiteor yellow wax. When melted,
add four ounce* pure turpentine; then util
until rool. when it is iT-uly for use. The
mixture brings out the original color ot th<
wood, adding a luster equal to that of var
itish. By rubbing with a piece ot fine cork,
it may, when it fades, be removed.
Doylies of Tarions Htyles.
Doylies are not over six inches equnre, I»
heir only use is to prevent the fruit plaU
•cing scratched by the finger bowl Very
fine ones are of »liner belting elo'Ji or pine
apple siit, with a fringed edge three quarter
of an inch deep. Etching silk or oottnn may
be used fur outlining tbe decoration on linen
i .oylies and water color can be employed upon
bolting cloth and silk.
A Sabstltute for a Closet.
In a bedroom that has no clonet, a service
able substitute for one ran be easily am'
cheaply mode. The Illustration shows such i
cue fitted up and described by a writer it:
American Agriculturist It extends acrosi
one end of tbe small room.
„ ., . „ ,,, . ' . ,
A foot from th. upper end of each length we j
had cleat* nailed across. The» boards were
then placed against the side wails, at the
of tbe room. A boat'd was cut exactly as long
ns the room wa* wide, and this was placed on
the top of tho uprigLt. board» Another p j
was cut,.hs long as tbe top board, «.»» tne ,
thickness of tbe two upright pieces. Thii
1 *
/I *•!
f B
*•} ri
, ;
» nd piece* pressed against the wall ; therefore
no nails or screws are needrd to hold the nr-, i
rangement in place. We have, by this plan,!
n shelf at lho top on wbich to keep boxes and |
article, which fL.ot be hung up. Into the
bottom of this shelf we screwed book, on
which gnrmmts are hung, ill tbis way wi i
^ i -
" Next wo made a curtain which we tacked .
to tbe front of tbe top board, weighted the
bottom of it» tbat it hangs in the proper
place always and is not blowing about to ad
mit (lust The curtain might he hung on«]
pole, but we preferred to fasten it with tacks,
becuuso tbis plan of arranging it made every
thing snug ami dust tight. It should bo full
enough to hang gracefully, and if the women
of the family have a knack tbat way, they
can make it quite os ornamental as anything :
else the room will be likely to contain.
Jam Trifles.
Boat three eggs well, add a anltspoonful of j
salt and flour enough io make a thick paste,
Roil out and i ut into very thin cakes *mi fry
iu hot lard. Spread ltnlf of them with Jam
or jelly and um Um Other half for nppw
crusts or eovvra
How Iks Laaurlm of Vmtorday flitnm*
Ittaa ot Today— Development
ot FmbIiIm Dwttty ot Flgor« aad (irarr
On* by one tha luxuries of yesterday be
come th* uaoamitie* of today and tba vary
commouplara things of to morrow It is
human nature that this should be so. for not
is it true tait la many Tbe
Southern fruits which renia to us as a rare
delicacy but a few years ago are dally seen
on very plain tables Why not, when they
only Io on*
cost no more than tbe fruit which grows In
our climate! Tbe oyster, which was Mine
limes sent as a great .«Term* ou fneudship'e
alter to our forefathers from »me friend st
the sen e oa s t. Is nows sup!.- article of diet all
winter long, end not a costly oue at that,
though w* live nearly a thousand mile* frura
the sea Tbe treasured silken gown of our
grandmother, carefully kept in oral folds
amid lavender sprigs, it today multiplied bv
| fives, by tens, by twenties in the wardrobes
of their grandilitughtera The printed pages
to rare, » treasured in oldeu times, are »Id
or given ewey daily In these days. Tie hut
a short time since a stationary hath in one's
bouse was a rare, estravagant elegance,
fewer (till since the first Turkish baths were
established in our larger cities, yet today It
would be their abseuce which would cause
"MAtnCtnik" 4ND "UASRAOB."
Webster's dictionary, revised end pub
iiahad in 1H82, docs not contain th* word mem
cure, yet the educated women in the lend
grow fewer every «reek who do not put Into
practical use their knowledge of manicure
articles For the same reason that every one
prefers to comb their hair with the rubber oi
shell Invention of modern time* rather than
with a bunch of long strong thorns or fish
bones, which were »me of the contrivance»
at savage races, one prefers to use the file
end the roiuided scissors of the manicure to
trim the nails Instead of the penknife. We
see tbe average woman with carefully «red
for finger nails, when ten years ego not out
jf them used the asm* methods of polishiug.
filing and trimming.
Massage, too, Is a word of Nineteenth ran
j tury coining Who of <atr rugged ancestr)
of! would have dreamed of being nibbed foi
i pleasure or to enhance their physical beaut)
mice* It was the Homans In their age of lus
iry I To be nibbed when 111 is but an expert
d part of the nursing and treatment, but to
ne nibbed into etraightnees or slenderness, oi
« lie patted end punched into rouudnem and
Irtnnees of outlloeor muscle Is Just dawning
upon the consciousness of the public as a
thing possible to accomplish. It will only
'« in the very near to-morrow when the
supreme Importance of tbis massage treat
meat will be thoroughly understood by worn
■ii In particular. They know how to appre
-late littleness and suppleness In another
-vornan, but they nr* very loth to undertake
'he proper exercise to develop that same
freedom of movement In tbeatselvea Tbat
q may be imparted in a degree by no set of
I heir own volition, but through tbe medium
>f another's hands, is e feet to be heralded
with joy, end tbere ïs no shadow or poeeibil
tiy of a doubt that the moving of a Joint
uck and forth, round and round, gently,
lowly, with certain delicate manipulations,
f II render It tree and elastic to a remark
iL-le degrees -
What do surgeons do In the cose of a
iroken arm, where tbe whole limb has twen
■eld immovable for days or weeks bandaged
-iglit and close against the body I Do they
cave the wrist and fingers stiff and lifeless,
ts they appear when the ligatures and splints
ire reran visit No. At tbis point In the heal
mg tbe daily, and ofttimes twice doily, visits
f the surgeon are moils with even more ex
u-tuem than earlier in the case, and despite
he moans and grunns of t he pal hint he bends
•very joint of the fingers and wrist backward
tnd forward, each time farther and farther,
until the tortured creature can endure uo
mure for th* nonce. But though tbe man of
knowledge may desist until next time b* tin
terstands the necessities of the cose, sod uu
pleading* will turn him from bis course until
the Joints have recovered their pristine tlexl

(That example can be brought to bear on
anything stronger than this argument in
favor of massage treatmentf The figure de
itands personal attention today because it
receives moat notice from others, end light
ness of gait, suppleness of body, freedom of
movement ere things desired of every one.
Some one »aid not long ago that ehu would
like to have been horn her own daughter
This Is e more reasonable wish than it seems
tnd less egotistical. Th* women of today
are thoroughly alive to tbe modern theories
>f education and cultivation, and they find it
ho bard a task to unjrarn half they have been
taught in order to reach a state where they
may imbibe a new course of ideas that tie uo
wonder they wish they might begin over
aiMW as a child.
One of the terrors of advancing eg* Is tlx
tendency to stoutness, not lung except
wrinkles do women more dislike thau s
heavy, plumping step which »me 400 pounds
of Utah, more or less, to carry aliout engen
-tara Massage is beneficial for this, though
certainly by no means as effectual as active
exercise The rubbing for tbis should be
I combined with long, smooth strokes of tbe
hand from the neck down tbe spine, and
, from the hip* to tbe heels, while the seme
we j d »® elo P' ton E th of ,lrab and 8*"®™* h ®'K b «
tne ,
that at «very movement or gestur* of any
I »art of tb« body an alnuMt imperceptible
ripplaof movement nhouid run through the
Another help to lightness, grace and supple
, ; ness are the movements taught by the teach
era of Debarta This, perhaps, is tb* best
way of ail for women who have lost the yield
ing, springing movements of their youth, by
either Increase of year* or weight Delsarle
I taw th* beauty of ualnre as it should be in
the human form, and studied but to prove
nr-, i
. _ ..
| * J^Zrvln» out this theory no other
on of 5 movern^t to in
wi i **"k"* »""• "• ' ~ .
i -
. ^ Utb " m ° re f b "', ,tifuL |1I ^ b *
the n ! tba wlU , •» brou « b ''°
lb * "fteM Mat. of phy.tral eultura Why
ad- J? 0 " 1 "* j *" 7J tb#m,— &
on«] " **■ c " loa *° Herald,
An excellent rule of health given by a pro
feasion athlete is: "Walk to your place of
plaça of business Attend to work in
: tbe usual way, resisting every IncUnation
Aa Athlete's Rule of Health,
I you may bave to give way to indolence,
i Walk bomn Never miud the weather; a
I little rain will not hurt you and the summer
of j heat will not affect you when you hare don*
it long enough todo you good. Thi* Is just
fry the tim* to begin the waika There is as*
bilaration in th* air to aucouraga walking
and the habit one* farmed to not likely to b*
ihtudmtd ChUtfp
A Warning to Amerteana Wha Vis to
french Capital —Ae Incident.
There are many thinga that Americana *
ehnuld be cautioue about Hi Uklng sparv
ment, in ttoi. city—one thing.In particular,
that of demanding a duplionta Inventory af
all the article, in lb/tvnm. and to bo certain
of caretully noting every crack, «lain or
wretch Ir porcelain, on carpet or furniture,
otherwise, when giving up the apartment,
there la eure to be enne trouble «Uh Um
To prove bow we Americana are In tha
power of French' lAndlordr after «ignfng a
lerne and Inventory. I will tell the experience *
of a friend of our* whe just returned to bM
native land thoroughly dies tinted with
Kreme and the inhabitant, • Mr K ilgurd ■ ,
» leiwe fur an apartiuSnt on tba Champa
Klymee for two yearn, went carefully uvep »
the inventory with the landlord, ami whet^ m
they cams to the dining room he tuld UM ■ ^
proprieior that be did not wiah any of tha *
glasses or tableware In It. at be had plenty Ä
hi* own that he had Just purchaaed and waa
auxiou* to iiv ao at to pan* it bee
when he returned to America The lanllprd
naked the privilege of placing tha dinner
and brenkfnat ecu, with the two or three
do/en glomes. In a oioaet that wa* not to be
used. Of oouree our friend agreed to thi*
arrangement, and did not even look at tha
abandoned |iorcelaia At tha end of the two ,
vente tin Inventory wa» again taken and on
arriving at the dining room the long closed
clnaet wa* opened and all thwchln* and gla*a
taken down from tba .helve, where It lay*
covered with the dual of montha Mr K.
a*kcd In antoniahment what um there waa
even Imkthg at It alL "Why, to
if It ha* been broken,* tha landlord re
plied with a gracious bow "But I have not
uni it. and mat certainly would not be re
.ponaible for any breakage,* "But, mon
aieur, tlie inventory call* for It, and we nmat
look at it,* and down came piece qfter piece.
The n«ult wa* a charge of MW franc* agninet
Mr P for a badly used dinner end breakfast
set and a dozen and a hali cracked glanwa'
Naturally tbere wa. a tremendous roW. a a
rush to a lawyer's office fur retribution, buq,
all In vain, tor Mr K wa* actually obliged *
to |*iy thi* exorbitant demand of MW franca
But before signing a check fur the required
am,amt he naked In a meek voice if tbe two
vet. and glasses would tie hi* If be paid thle
sum, for tlie landlord had mid they would be
of no service to him, being *o badly dam
aged. "Certainly, if monsieur ao dmiraa It,
but of courue monsieur would not thlak of
aking it to America in *aucb a bud 'condi
tion." "No matter wbat I would do with It,"
Mr. K. replied, anil wrote out the check with-,
out furtlier word. After tbe door had cloaM *
on tlie satisfied and smiling landlord our
friend ordered bis mrvabt* to lay all tha
china and glass on lb* Moor In tlw an|p
cliamber and to wait for hi* return, aftei;
which he rushed to * hardware »tore clam
by, purchased four »tout hatchet* and re
turned to tbe apartment with a beaming -
countenance, And now to work. He relied
to his servant,, and setting the example pa
began to chop tbe array of china and glam
Into a thousand pieces—in a very
ment* nothing but a heap of crush«* porce
lain and glass remained a* evidence ot the
deed, and our friend heavnl a sigh of mtlA
taction us he surveyed hi* work.—Pari* Cor.
ï£ : JS

of duty
Dress Arennllng to the Weather.
and one ,
of the reasons why you hear them complain
frequently of sickness is that they do riot
know how to dress to meet the requirement*
uf the weather Men wear tbe lain* weight
of underclothing all through a season, with
out any reference whatever to th* daily
changes of weather. I know lots of ifien
who carry their heavy flannel* on their backs
from Heptember to July end never think of -
putting un light underclothing until the ex
treme heat of summer is upon them.' Now
this is all wrong. ( believe in change* of
clothing fur change* of weather. Thick
lauib'* wool is tbe proper thing rur the depth .
of winter, but when tlie spring change* come
should have light underclothing for
The great trouble with most
a man
the warm days and a heavier quality for the
cold day*.
1 always take advantage of the first break
In the winter weather to don garments suita
ble to the shifting temperature At times
when other people are sweltering in flannels
1 am comfortable In the gauklest of linens,
and then Immediately the mercury folle I
lirt the lid of my clothe» chest end moke use
of material that will give me comfort and
protection through that day.
successfully one need not be a weather
prophet exactly, but he must examine hi* -
barometer on arising end study the proba
bilities of tlie dey. 1 have followed my pres
ent eusuim for year* and never found a cold
to result even when tbe change* of garmenU
would tw regarded by another person with
the greatest apprehension.— Dr W. F. Klar
in Olobe-Democrat.
Tu do this
The Children vf the Foot»
In tbe homes of the very poor there mw no
hired servants to keep Ibu household ma- ,
obinery Turning smoothly while; th# mistress
is away. The wife of the laboring man is -
frequently cook, nurse, housemaid, laundress,
all in one, and if she must go out os a bread
winner besides, what is to prevent tbe do
mestic engine from running off the track and
getting itself hopelessly ditched» Of the two
evils, if both are evils, I am persuaded that
it is better that the child should go out to iar
bor than tbe mother. Liberty, uncurhad by
the check rein of parental restraint, ia a
more than doubtful blessing, fer tb* loaa a t
which tbe child that takes its mother's place
in tbe shop or the mill to more Utah com
pensated by the ad van tags of having bar
care at borne. It to of far greater Import
ance to the physical snd moral well being ot
the child that it should have a clean, well
ordered home to receive it out of working
hours, than that its working hours should be .
abolished. Tbe real hardship to tbe children
of tbe poor lies not in settiug them early to
learn tba wholesome lemon of labor, but In
leaving them to grow up amid tbsdlarora- *
forts and dangers of a neglected horns, w hila
tbe mother is bestowing upon loom and
spindle tbe care that is tbe natural birthright
of her littl* one.— Elixa F. Andrews in Fop
ular Science Mouthly.
Mo Cause for Alarm,
A man living In a Hoboken Met was greatly ,
disturbed and- not a little alarmed by a ter
rible ooni motion in tb* fiat above Thera ^
was the sound of fierce eculttiug and falling
bodies with now aad tuen a -half subdued
bowl or groan.
"That big 'JU0 pound lubt. ' op fbere must
be whipping bis delicate little wife," mid the '
indignant listener, ae be ran op tha Maim
and kndcfcsd at tha door of tb* upper flak
Tb* délicat* littl* wife ram* to the door«
flustered and excited wit* victory, and oar- g
rying a broken broomstick in her band.
"What's th* matter op here/" asked tha
<» **
"Oh. nothing—nothing worth inaaHonll«, - ß
at all—otdy Higgins (wore a* how ha
wouldn't dram the baby, an' I ban tottie' Im
know aa how ha would. Mah dressia of hi '
Dow, air. that"! aU. Bag parding far dk>
tar bin yuu.*—Detroit Fla* Pro»
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