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Goodnight.
Good night!
Now the weary rest by right,
And the busy lingers bending
Over work that seems unending,
Toil no more till morning light
Good night!
Go to rest!
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Close the eyes with slumber prest *k
the streets the silence growing.
Wakes but to the watch horn blowing,
Night makes only one request
Go to rest!
Slumber sweet!
Blessed dreams each dreamer great
He whom love has kept from sleeping
In sweet dreams now o'er him creeping
May he his beloved meet
Slumber sweet!
Goodnight! Slumber till the morniug light,
Slumber till the new to-morrow
Comes and brings its own new sorrow.
We are in the Father's sight
Goodnight!
From The German of Theodore Korner.
PROUD OF HIS CRIMES.
The Record of a Noted Criminal Turned
Red Rlbbonite as Related by Himself.
[Knightstown (Ind.) Correspondence Indianap
olis Journal.]
Your correspondent attended a meeting of
the Red Kibbon club in this city a few even
ings since, and listened to an address by
Charles D. Hildebrand, a reformed drunk
ard. At the conclusion of the address the
speaker promised his audience, if they would
only come to hear him the next evening,
that they would learn something in relation
to the close connection of whisky to crime,
the inner history of penitentiaries, and the
punishment received there which would
astonish them.
The bronzed face, the nervous glance of
the eye, so often seen in criminals, and the
peculiar bitter tone of the speaker when he
referred to prisons, attracted my attention,
and an indefinable something in his general
appearance led me to believe that his life
had been a supremely bad one. So, after
he resumed his seat I handed him my card
and invited him to accompany me to my
room at the Shipman House. He consented,
and, after we were comfortably seated, he
'did a tale unfold," which, if true, entitles
him to a place in the annals of time, along
side of Claude Duval and Dick Turpin.
HELDEBBAND'S STORY.
I was born in Detroit, Mich. When only
ven months old I was stolen from my
mother's bosom by a neighboring woman,
who, with her husband, joined a tribe of
Indians living in the vicinity. I lemem
ber little or nothing of my childhood,
except that when I was seven years old
the woman whom I had called mother, on
her death-bed confessed to her attendant, an
old hag, that she had stolen me, and gave
the name and address of my parents. She
also obtained from the nurse her promise to
see that I was, sent home. This promise
was never kept.
I then fell into'the hands of two piv fes
sional tiheves, and was taken to Paris. Since
that time I have served in eleven peniten
tiaries, eighteen years' close confinement,
not including short confinements in numer
ous station-houses, city prisons, and county
jails. My first sentence was in Paris, France,
two years in prison for pocket-picking. Was
released after three month*,' confinement, on
account of my extreme youth, being then
only 9 years old. Was sentenced next to
six months' imprisonment in Bailey Prison.
London, for the same offense. There I
learned the alphabet for the first time. I
then went to Canada, and was sentenced to
one year's confinement in the Kingston's
Penitentiary for burglary, and for refusing
to obey prison orders was confined during
the whole term of my sentence in a dungeon,
and for nearly 365 days I did not see the
light of day. When I was released from
Canada I begun my regular occupation, viz:
bank and county treasury work. This was
my particular line of business, and I seldom
did any work outside of this, which is decid
edly the best branch of the profession.
From 1852 to 1854 I served in Alleghany,
Pa., where I learned to read and write. Went
then to Havana, and received a sentence of
twenty one years for a red-hot bank rob
bery was released after three months,
through the intercession of the American
consul.
In 18561 was sentenced eight years to the
Nashville, Tenn., State prison, but I was
"flush," had some powerful friends and good
lawyers, and served only thirty days. In
1857 I was sentenced four years to the Lou
isiana State prison at Baton Rouge, but the
same influences which secured my release
from Nashville were used with like effect in
Baton Rouge, and I saw the inside of the
walls only two months.
My next sentence was in 1858, for three
years, in Illinois State prison at Alton.
I was afterwards transferred to Joliet, and it
took me seven years to serve my sentence. I
escaped four separate times, and was recap
tured each time. My partner, George Chase,
was hung at Joliet for killing Deputy War
den Clarke. Clarke was a brutal fellow, and
tyrannized unmercifully over Chase. For
some trifling disobedience Clarke undertook
to whip him, and when he took hold of him
to lead him to the whipping-post, the con
vict drew a slung-shot, which be had made
of a stone and some leather, and killed Clarke
with a single blow. I was released from Jol
iet Feb. 13.1866.
In May, 1866,1 made my escape from the
Indianapolis jail, where I had been locked up
bn charge of a bank robbery, and the Indian
apolis city court was the only place where I
ever gave my true name.
In the fall of 18661 was sentenced for five
lye are Wisconsin State prison at Wau
i pun, and for refusal to work I was confined
in a cell four feet by seven, with a ball and
chain to my foot, for four years, four months
and seventeen days. Was released March
1871.
o4 I was sentenced at Terre Haute
4,flesrs' confinement in the Indianapo
*lis State prison at Jefferuonville, but had the
"sentence curtailed four months on ac
count of good behavior. Was released Oct.
23,1877
I was arrested in Indianapolis in 1872, on
of complicity ievidence l-^charge the Meridian street ^ban robbery, but no was offered
iwhich could hold me. I was immediately
taken to St. Joseph county, Michigan, on
J, ^charge of robbingthe county treasurer's safe.
'Cl trumped up a charge against my captor,
Detective John Funday, got him in jail, and
leared myself. I was never sentenced twice
nder the same name, and the aggregate
amount of my sentences reaches sixty-three
years.
Hildebrand states that the finest piece of
work ever execnted in the United States (of
coarse he was not engaged in it) was the rob
bery of the Falls City bank in Louisville.
The burglars gained an entrance Saturday
night, into an insurance office immediately,
above the vault, took up the carpet, sawed
out the floor, took up the bricks until they
reached the vault then, from 4 o'clock Sun
day morning until 1 o'clock Monday morn
ing, they succeeded, but not without the
hardest kind of hard work, in drilling 194
holes through the chilled steel top, three
quarters of an inch thick, and lifted the plate
out. Then they had nothing to encounter
except plaster-of-paris cement and soft
iron. The haul realized them $325,000 in
currency, bonds and diamonds.
Hildebrand further states that in the cases
of county treasury robberies, where combi
nations have been opened, treasurers are
often unjustly accused of complicity. Men
can be found, and without much difficulty,
who will disclose combinations for a certain
percentage of the "swag." In the case of
the recent Clermont county, O., robbeiy, at
Batavia, the combination was given to the
thieves by an outsider, well known to Hilde
brand.
An Irish Test of innocence.
During a riot, known as "the battle of
Magheracloon," I was suspected of hav
ing killed a peasant upon my estate,
wham, in reality, the police had shot.
My wife happened a few days after, while
driving in a pony-carriage, attended only
by a single servant, to pass the chapel
where the riet bad taken place, and being
a stranger there,and ignorant of the roads,
she stopped near the chapel yard to in
quire the way to Carrcikmacross A lady
driving herself in a pony-phaeton was
not a very common occurance in those
unfrequented quarters, and as she con
versed with the people who lived near
the chapel, a crowd soon collected
around her. Having mentioned that she
was my wife, the recent battle became
immediately the subject of conveisation,
and she, anxions to calm their feelings,
entered into the whole case, and allowed
them to tell her the whole story from be
ginning to end ani she expressed deep
sympathy with them at the death of thr
unfortunate man who had been shot.
They seemed gratified by hsr sympathy
and general kindness of manner, and by
her trusting herself alone in the midst oi
a crowd of rather wild looking men at
such a timp, and at length one of the pari
ty said, "Maybe your ladpship would just*
come yourself into the chapel yard. aDd
see the place where the dead man lay it
would be kind in you to do so. as we aie
sure you feel tendeily for the poor man
whose blood has been spilled by the po-
lice." She was naturally unwilling to leave
her carriage and go into the chapel yard
amongst the tombstones and graves, es
corted by the wild-looking crowd of
stranges, but they evidently wished foi
and pressed it so much that she felt un
willing to disappoint or refuse them, and
having naturally a high courage in any
difficulty or danger, she at once got out
of her carriage and walked with the peo
ple to see the spot where the dead man
had lam. There was a little heap of
straw lying where he died, and both the
straw and ground under it were saturated
with his blood. Her courage came to her
aid, and she was able even in the midst of
the somewhat excited crowd to look
calmly down upon the ssickeniug spec
tacle and having again heard
them recount all the circumstances of
the battle, she quietly left the spot, look
ing steadily at the blood and straw as
she lefta secret though undefined feel
ing coming over her that she ought not
to quail even at this painful sight, lest
it should appear to the people that her
husband had been guilty of having spill
ed the blood. The peasants watched her
closely and attentivelytalked rapidly
amongst themselves in Irish for awhile-e
and then followed her silently from th
chapel yard, with a softened, respectful,
and altered manner. They assisted her
into tne carriage, crowding anxiously
around to show her any little attention
in their power, and just as she was leav
ing, cne of them said to ber, in an earn
est voice, Well, Mrs. Trench, I am glad
ye came to look at the blood ye never
could have looked at it as ye did, if you
or yours had any hand in the killing of
the poor boy that's dead and gone. We
all acquit ye of it now. The blood would
have welled up in your face if it had been
ye that had done it!" Mrs. Trench drove
quietly away, the people all exclaim
ing, "Safe home to' your honor, safe
home." And never once did she receive
an unkind or uncivil word from any of
the people of Farney. -TroncKs Reali
ties of Irish Life.
Bain.
The first water,how much Ht means!
Seven tenths of man himself is water.
Seven-tenth fo the human race rained down
but yesterday! It is much more pro
bable that Caesar will flow out of a bung-'
ho that any part of his remains will
ever stop one. Our life is indeed a vapor,
a breath,*a little moisture condensed up
on the pane. We carry ourselves as in a
phial. Cleave the flesh, and how quick
ly we spill out! Man begins as a fish.
and he swims in a sea of vital fluids as
long as his life lasts. His first food is
milk so is his last and all between. He
can taste and assimilate and absorb noth
ing but liquids. The same is truo
throughout all organic nature. 'Tis
water power that makes every wheel
move. Without this great solvent, there
is no life. I admire immensely this line
of Walt Whitman:
The slumbering and liquid trees."'*?.
The tree and its Iruit ar* like a sponge
which the rains have filled. Through
them and through all living bodies there
goes on the commerce of vital growth,
tiny vessels, fleets and succession of fleets
laden with material bound for distant
shores to build up, and repair, restore
the waste ot the physical frame. J^
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ViNDEKBlLT'S EMPIRE.
It Has Been Extended So as to Include the
Mlchiqan Central RailroadThe Aims
of the Railroad Potentate.
[Detroit Special (June 24) to Chicago Times.]
The annual meeting of the Michigan Cen
tral railroad, which was held here to-day,
resulted, as was generally expected, in a
Vanderbilt victoiv, and the road is now his
own as much as the New York Central or
the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern. He
holds a majority of the stock himself, and
he can, therefore, do as he pleases with the
property. Mr. W. H. Vandeibilt was pres
ent at the meeting and personally directed
the operations. He had with him as aides
and adjutants his two sons, William K. and
Cornelius Augustus Schell, director of the
New York Central and Lake shore J. Til
lmghast, president of the Canada Southern
John Newell, general manager of the Lake
Shore & Michigan Southern E. D. Worces
ter, treasurer and secretary of the New York
Central and Lake Shore & Michigan South
ern Webster Wagner, manager of Vander
bilt's sleeping-car lines Capt. J. H. Vander
bilt, brother of the departed Commodoie
and several others. Of the opposition, none
of the prominent members except Mr. R. G.
Rolston, secietaiy of the Michigan Central,
and J. F. Joy, were present, and they were
all sufficient, for Vanderbilt had everything
so neatly arranged that if no one of the old
management had been present it would have
been just as well. After the meeting had
been organized by the election of Mr.
Augustus Schell, the voting commenced.
The Vanderbilt interest placed their proxies
in one hat and the Sloan interest another.
The Sloan hat filled u^ veiy lapidly, and, to
the uninitiated one, it seemed to be a suie
indication of Vandeibilt's defeat. But that
gentleman remained serene thioughout,
knowing that he had them dead suie.
When the hats were turned over the fact
was revealed that Vanderbilt's side had 99,-
665 votes, electing as the new board Messrs.
William H. Vanderbilt, Augustus Schell,
Cornelius Vanderbilt, Samuel F. Barger,
William K. Vanderbilt, Anson Stager, W.
L. Scott, E. D. Worcester, of New York, and
Ashley Pond, of Detioit. The old board,
composed of Samuel Sloan, Moses Taylor,
Geoige F. Talman, John J. Astor, Isaac Bell,
R. G. Rolston, Nathaniel Thayer, Edward
Austin, and J. V. Barrer, received but 54,-
124.
Then 1he rain means relaxation the the Grand Trunk completely in his power
tension in nature and in all the creatures and that road cannot be anything but a local
is lessened. The trees drop their ripened road, having no Western outlet- whatever,
fruit. The tree itself will tall in a still,
damp day, when but yesterday it with- in considerltionof not being interfered with
sstood a g*Te of wind. A moist south
wind penetrates even the mind and
makes its grasp-less tenacious. It ought
to take lesb to kill a man on a rainy day
than on a Clear. The direct support ot
the sun withdrawn lite is undor a cloud
a masculine mood gives place to some
ting like a feminine. In *tbis sense, rain
is the giief, the weeping of nature, the
relief of a burdened or agonized heart, treasurer, Cornelius Vanderbilt secretary,
Bat tears from nature's eyelids are alwavs E. D. Worcester executive committee, W.
ramedial and prepare the way for bright
er, purer skies. John Burroqhs, in, Scrib
tier for July.,
This revolution was not brought about be
cause the stockholders were dissatisfied with
the old management, or because they be
lieved that they would fare better if Vander
bilt had control of the road. On the con
trary, the fact was that some 900 sharehold
ers, representing 53,125 shares, voted for the
old board, while only about 100 sharehold
ers, lepresenting 99,665 shares, voted foi
the Vanderbilt party. .No one has any con
fidence in Vanderbilt, and his getting con
trol of this pioperty is generally considered
a misfortune. Vanderbilt needed this road
to carry out his scheme to control the whole
railioad system east of Chicago, and dictate
such terms as he shall choose. He went
into the open market and purchased out
right 80,000 shares of Michigan Cential
stock. The other 20,000, which were voted
for him, were purchased and owned by his
friends. The fight for the control of this
road commenced two years ago, and Vander
bilt would have obtained control last year
had he only felt his way sure. But some
difficulties in regard to the control of the
Canada Southern had to be overcome first.
Your correspondent came into the posses
sion of facts yesterday which show con
clusively what Vanderbilt aims at, and what
his intentions are. The facts are that some
years ago Messrs. Daniel Drew, W. L. Scott,
Jay Gould, and others held a controlling in
terest in the Canada Southern. When they
purchased it, it was their intention to use it
as a through connection with the Erie. They
were not successful, however, and the plan
was then conceived to go into partnership
with old Commodore Vanderbilt, who, they
believed, could make it a paying property.
They presented him with half of the stock
on condition that he guaranteed the balance.
He accepted the bait, and afterwards bought
$10,000 more of this stock, giving him un
disputed control. When the old Com
modore died this property was inherited with
the rest by William H. It was an unpro
fitable piece of property, and the bondhold
ers wanted Vanderbilt to guarantee their
bonds, as first agreed. Vanderbilt proposed
to do so if the debt and interest were re
duced to figures more adequately represent
ing present values. A majority of bond
holders accepted, but the scheme could not
be carried out unless the Canadian parlia
ment passed an act appioving it. The bill
was introduced, and it is asseited that Van
derbilt paid a certain member of the parlia
ment the sum of $10,000 for lobbying the
bill through. How much more he paid is
not known. The Grand Trunk and Great
Western managers did their best to defeat
the scheme, knowing that it would enable
Vanderbilt to crush them, but Vanderbilt's
gold was too powerful with the Canadian
legislators, and the bill became a law. This
enabled Vanderbilt to secure fall possession
of the Canada Southern, and put him into a
position to scoop in the Michigan Central,
which he could not have done if the bill in
regard to the Canada Southern had not been
passed. The money with which Vanderbilt
purchased the Michigan Central was bor
rowed by him in Europe a year ago. He
went to Europe again a short time ago, and
it is claimed on good authority that this time
he made the trip for a similar purpose,
namely, to borrow $8,000,000. He suc
ceeded in his mission, and with this money,
it is said, he will purchase the Great Western
of Canada and the Detroit & Milwaukee
railroads. It is positively asserted that he
has now virtually control of the latter. With
the Great Western in his possession, he k*?
ay Gould is undoubtedly aicing Vanderbilt,
his scheme to 'control all the connections
and rivals of the Union Pacific. Mr. Van
derbilt has been interviewed regarding his
schemes, but his answers are evasive, and
indicate nothing. Yet he does not conceal
his hatred towards the Grank Trunk, and
says he will crush it if it does not maintain
the ratesthat is, if it does not abide by his
dictation. The officers elected to-day are as
follows: President, W. H. Vanderbilt
H. Vanderbilt, Augustus Schell, Cornelius
Vanderbilt, Samuel F. Barger. No action
was taken respecting the working officials of
the road, that subject being left for future
consideration. Vanderbilt and party leave
here to morrow morning, and will be in
Chicago in the evening, to go back by the
Lake Shore.
A Famous Ratter
That was a famous ratter that a St
Clair street man purchased last week. He
couldn't remember, he said to his wife,
just how many rats that dog had slaugn
tered at one inning, but it was something
marvelous. There was no doubt about
it, for he learned it from the man of
whom he bought the dog, and surely he
ought to know. The dog was industri
ously polishing a bone while his owner
was showing and holding forth on his
good points, when a rat was observed to
come out from under the house, and go
sniffing about, after the manner of its
race, on the hunt for something to eat,
and gradually drew near the famous
ratter.
"Now watch him whispered the own
er, while his eyes lighted up with the
excitement of anticipated sport! "ju
keep your eye on him!''
"Why, the dog doesn't seem to see him
does he?" said the lady of the house.
That's nil right, he is laying for him.
You'll see some fun directly. There, he
sees him now."
"Ye*, but what makes him stick his
tail between his legs that way, and bris
tl up so?"
"O that's all right. I guess he does
that because he's mad. Don't say a
word!"
The rat approached nearer and nearer
to his doom the dog trembled with ex
citement and anxiety to get at his game
at least that's what his owner said
when the cheeky rodent, after getting
within about a foot of the bone, skipped
up and seized it, and shot back into his
hole as though he had forgotten some
thing, while the famous ratter let out a
shrill chorus of yelps, and nearly flipped
his disgusted owner up in shooting
around and between his legs .to escape
legions of imaginary rats.
TVhy I Pays To Read.
One's physical framehis bodyhis
handsis only a machine. is the
mind, controlling and directing that
machine that gives it power and elficien
cy. The successful use of the body de
pends wholly upon the mindupon its
abilitv to direct well. If one ties his
arm in a sling it becomes weak and final
ly powerless. Keep it in active exer
cise, and it acquires vigor and strength,
and is disciplined to use this strength as
desired. Just so one's mind by active
exercise in thinking, planning, studying,
observing, acquires vigor, strength, pow
er of concentiation and direction. Plain
ly then, the man who exercises his mind
in reading and thinking, gives it increas
ed power and efficiency, and greater abili
ty to direct the efforts of his physical frame
his workto better results, than he
can who merely uses his muscles. If a
man reads a book or paper, even one he
knows to be erroneous, it helps him by
the effort to combat the errors. Of all
men, the farmer, the cultivator, needs to
read more and think moieto strength
en his resoning powers, so that they may
help out and make more effective, more
profitable, his hard toil. There can be
no dcubt that the farmer who supplies
himself with the reading the most of
other men's thoughts and experiences,
will in the end, if not at once, be the
most successful.
Origin of Great Britain's Emolenig.
The intestine wars whish so long de
vastated England were carried on under
the symbols"of the Red and White Rose
The adherents of the House of Lancester
chose the red rose as their i mark of dis
tinction, whilst those of York chose the
white. This frarcidal war continued un
til the union of the roses by the marriage
of Henry VII. with Princess Elizabeth,
daughter Edward IV., in 1486, since
which time the rose has continued to be
the emblem of England.
When St. Patrick landed in Ireland to
convert the Irish, in 432, the pagan in
habitants were ready to stone him. He
requested to be heard, and endeavored to
explain God to them as the Trinity of
Unity but they did not understand him
until he plucked a trefoil, or shamrock
from the ground, and said, '-Is it not as
possible for the Father, Son, and Holy
Ghost to be one, as for the three leaves to
grow upon a single stalk?" "Then," says
Brand, "the Irish were convinced, and
became converts to Christianity and in
memory of that event thev haye ever since
worn the shamrock as a badge of honor
When the Danes invaded Scoland, on
one occasion, they resolved to adopt a
strategeni, and in order to prevent the
Scots from detecting them they marched
barefoot. Th3 Danes thought they should
reach the camp in a few minutes, when
on a sudden, a man who went iorward
was wounded by a stout Scotch thistle, so
that he could not help crying out loudly
with pain. This noise roused the camp,
the Scots flew "to arms, and the Danes
were vanquished. This thistle was after
ward adopted as the insignia of Scotland.
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On a certain occasion King CadwaUs
met a Saxon army? In order to dis
tinguish his men from the Saxnns he
placed a leek in each of their hats and
having gained adecisive victory over their
enemies, the leek became ever after the
badge of the Welsh.
A Horsewoman's Harrow Uscape.
The Denver (Col Tribune describes an
accident which recently happened to Mrs.
E. J. Mallett, of Canon City. Mrs
Mallett is an excellent horsewoman, and
having great confidence in her riding
skill, started out with her husband and
other friends on horseback, to visit the
canon. Oi all the wonderful canons in
Colorado, the Grand Canon of the Ar
kansas is the most awe-inspiring. The
walls are 2,000 feet high at places,and al
most perpendicular. Before operations
were begun within them by the railroad
men, no one ever attempted to pass
through the gorge, except during the
winter, and tl en on ice. The laborers
have, however, made paths in the very
sides of the immense precipices, and it
was along one of these that Mrs. Mallett
and her friends were traveling. She rode
a trusty horse, and was as composed as
any of her party. They had proceeded
to a point beyond the horse trail and
were descending a steep hill.
The path was a narrow one, the walls
of the canon shooting far up toward the
blue, clear sky, and down tor hundreds
of feet until they dipped into the dis
turbed waters of the rapi I rolling Ar
kansas. It was at this dangerous spot
that Mrs. Mallett's horse stumbled and
fell. There was no room for the least
falter. This was, therefore, a fatal step.
Mrs Mallett, with almost incredible
presence of mind, disentangled herself
from her horse Below her ten feet,
was a shelving rock, about fifteen inches
wide. This she struck and caught with
her hands. With nerve that would have
made the sterner sex proud of manhood
the lady held on the end of the lock
dangling in the air, gripping it with des
peiation. Had she let go. her lodgment
would have been on another shelf fifty
leet below. To hold on was her only re
sort. With all the dispatch possible,
Mallet and others came to her rescue, and
succeeded in taking ber from her peri,
ons situation almost uninjured, but oi
course very much exhausted from fright
Now comes the stiangest part ot the
story. Tl}e horse fell also, and lodged
on the same shelt to which his mistress
was clinging. In falling he had tuined
completely around, but there he stood
on the narrow ledge of stone, hugging
the wall, and evidently realizing his
position, it a horse ever realized any
thing. He did not stii a muscle, hardiy
bieathed for an hour or more, until
ropes stiong eaougn to take him out
was sent for and obtained at a camp a
mile distant. By the time these anived,
fifty men or more, who were engaged in
the canqp, had gathered along the trail,
and as many as could make themselves
useful, assisted in lifting the animal up
He seemed to lealize fully that steps
were being taken for his relief, and dicl
not move to make lesistance until he wat,
placed upon a suie footing in the path.
An Obtuse Man.
She was a stylish young lady about
ighteen yeais old, and to accommodate
friend she took the baby out for an
airing. She was wheeling it up and
aown the walk,when an oldis'i man, very
daf. came along and inquired for a cer
den person supposed to live on that
taieet. She neaily yelled her head ofi
trying to answer him, and he looked
around, caught sight of the baby, and
said:
''Nice child, that I suppose you feeJ
proud of him?"
"It isn't mire!" she yelled at Mm.
"Bov, ehh Well,/ he looks just like
you."
"It isn't mine!" she yelled again, but
he nodded his -head and continued
Twins, eh! Where's the other one?''
She started off with the cab, but he
followed, and asked:
Did it die of colic?"
Despairing, of making'him understand
by word of mouth, she pointed to the
baby, at herself, and then shook her
head.
Yesyes, I see, 'tother twin in the
house. Their father is fond of them, oi
course?"
She turned the cab and hurried the
other way, but he followed, and asked
Do they kick around much nights"
I tell you 'taint mine!'' she shouted
looking very red in the fact
"I think you're wrong there," he an
swered. "Children brought up on the
bottle are apt to pine and die."
Sne started on a run for the gate, but
before she had opened it he came up, and
asked:
"Have to spank 'em once and awhile, I
suppose?"
She made about twenty gestures in
half a minute, and he helped the cab
through the gate, and said:
"Oar children wereal twins, and 111
send my wife down to give you some ad
vice. You see"
But she picked up a flower-pot and flung
it at him. He jumped,back,, and as she
entered the house he called out:
"Hope insanity won't break out on the
twins!"
To Choose at Physiciam,.To choose a
physician, one should be half a physician
one's self nut this is not often the case.
The best plan which a mother of a family
an adopt is to select man whose educa
con has been suitable to his profession
tihose habits of life are such as to prove
wat he continues to acquire both practi
cal and theoretical knowledge who is
neither a bigot in Old opinions nor an en
thusiast in new and, for many reasons,
not the fashionable doctor of the day.
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