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mini . . COI.OB.IDa Some folks never expect to get what they expert. A fish in the hand is worth a dozen in the angler s story. No matter what a woman's age may be. she never thin Is she looks it. This is the age of substitutes, but none has been discovered for honesty. It’s a poor obesity remedy that is unable to make the patient's purse thinner. The minister who writes out his ser mons Is more apt to realize their length. Homeopathists t*;!1 us that like cures like, but they fall to suggest a cure for dislike. Girls that are always harping on the rights of women usually get left In the matrimonial shuffle. Naturally the Spaniards see tnat lit tle question of the exchange of pris oners In a very different light now. Boston now ought to he able to sleep , o’ nights and resume its meditations on Browning. Ibsen and Oversoul. Undoubtedly A. H. Love, who apolo gizes ro the Spanish government, will cry i/Ut for the goats at the day of Judg ment. Spanish alk of marching on Wash ington may amount to stmething. Do we not know what General Jacob Goxey did? The Idea Is advanced by the Roches ter Herald that Oregon went that way because the d mocrats had all gone to the war. The frit that the American navy to day has sprung to the first rank, ship for ship, in fighting power in the world and Is equipped with the be?t guns ever made- better thun the Armstrong or the Krupp—shows that our navy de partment in the past has been in good hands. To former Secretary Hilary A. Herbert, seconded by Boutelle, a large part of the credit is due. The girls of Vassar wanted to raise the flag In honor of the Manila victory; but the pn sldcuv of the college was ab sent and the otheKauthorities wouldn’t give their consent. Did they sit down and weep. Not once. They climbed to the roof, tore the azure robe of night. ed he swung his hat for them and ran up two flaß? more. At the capture of a blockhouse in Cuba an unfinished letter to Gen. Li nares was found on a table, with the ink barely dry. It started in to say that the post was well fortified and could be held against any number of ''Yankee pigs - that could be sent against It. Just then the brave captain heard some of the “Yankee pigs" root ing in his asparagus bed and retreated in great disorder. In an order to the army relative to the health and efficiency of the sol diers, Gen. Miles says: "The history of other armies has demonstrated that in a hot clirna’e abstinence from the use of intoxicating drinks is essential to continued health and efficiency.” This precautionary advice of Gen. Miles to officers and men of the army might be heeded with profit by civil ians who mistakenly suppose that al coholic beverages are beneficial in hot weather. The truth Is directly the con trary. Other things being equal, he endures hot weather best who is least addicted to -the use of Intoxicating liquors of any kind. The above re marks apply also to cold weather. Thirty-eight of the 211 members of the graduating class of *9B. at Princeton university, have supported themselves wholly or In part during their college course, and probably twenty-two. pos sibly twenty-six, have been entirely de pendent upon the.r own exertions for money to meet the cost of their educa tion. A still larger number, perhaps one-third of the entir class, have re ceived assistance in the ways of schol arships, which means free tuition from the funds at the disposal of the faculty for this purpose. According to their returns the average annual expenditure of the members! of the claaq of '9B dur ing their freshman year tor all pur poses was $662 per capita, In the senior year $764. There are several very rich men in the class, whose parents are worth millions, and whoso allowances have practically been unlimited. Their extravagance has naturally raised the average and more than offset the econ omy of the thirty-eight who have been pacing their own expenses, but from all I can learn It costs the avm-age student about S7OO a year at Princeton, and he can live very well on that money. The Spanish have a habit of shooting high. If "Ham” Fish had been a shorter man be would probably be alive today. The bullet which went through his heart would have passed over the shoulder of the average person. Fish was 6 feet 3. An Oklahoma minister married twelve couplea In eixty minutes the other day. Twelve knots an hour may not be able to hold a tallow dip to Mtan greyhound speed, hot it is a pret ty good time on tIM troubled matri ■—lll sea WERE SACRIFICED. STORY OF CERVERA'S OFFICERS The Vtaci Vm Ordered to Certain OMtrw (Im to HniUf* Spanish Politicians —The Pina to ( riM the Atlantic Was Pool- j hardy. Chicago, July 211.—A dispatch to the I Record from Amm polls gives an inter- \ os ting Interview with the Spanish uf ticers now mi parole there. The cor respondent says: While the officers of Admiral Oer vera’s squadron decline to discuss the probabilitii > of peace or the conse quences that may follow Watson's ex pedition and the Invasion of Puerto Rico, they talk very freely of their own expci ii in «* and consider them selves ns having been sacrificed to atone for tin* sins of the ministry at Madrid. This expression was used by one of them in discussing the fate of tlielr fleet. They declare that the dis patch -of their vessels from Spain to the West Indies under the circum stances then existing was an unpre cedented example of administrative folly, for wl • li Mr. Moret. then min ister of tin* colonies at Madrid, wil< TRANSPORTS IN* THE HARBOR OF SIBONEY. THE LANDING PLAC : NEAREST TO SANTIAGO. (In the foreground is the grave of Capt. Allvn K. Capron, killed In the rough ridST* engagement at La Quasima. June SC- Drawn by staff artist with the army of lnva« >n.) directly responsible, but he was sup | ported by all of the incm tiers of the t'abinet except the minister of marine, I who finally and with great reluctance consented to issue the necessary or ders t" Admiral Cervera. They ex , plain that public sentiment in Mad ■ rid and elsewhere throughout the j peninsula, as represented by the poll ticians and newspapers, demanded some offensive demonstration toward the United States. Thej were not j satisfied with the defensive policy of ilh administration. They were Impa tient because the Spanish army in I Cuba was liottled up in Havana, San tiago and other ports by our blockade land because every vessel sent to Us relief was captured as a prize of war. They insisted that a fleet of cruisers which was idle at Cadiz should be sent out to destroy our commerce. CAIMANERA. SPANISH CAMP ON GUANTANAMO BAY CUBA. take prizes among our shipping and blockade and immhard the ports of the United States in retaliation for what our licet was doing in Cuba. ! Admiral t'ervera’s officers say that , these demands were made by people I who were not aware of the unfitness of the navy, and the ministry could not make ii known without exposing the long-* out lulled corruption of the marine department and the robbery id the government by the diversion <*r funds appropriated for naval de fenses. They think it possible the true state of nffairs was unknown to some of tie* ministers and that per haps Mr Moret shared the delusion. The minister of marine, wlio was fully aware of the situation, remon- I strated, and was sustained by prom j inent offi. rs of the navy. But lu> was i cotnpclb ! to yield, and finally issued peremptory orders for an expedition, which every mail familiar with tin navy knew was not only hopeless but j suicidal. The resects lurked arms, aki aid fuel, and one of them, the Cristobal Colon, did not carry gona rsnqgb for a ship of ooe-teath Its tonnagS. When Admiral Cervera was aafced where the gnns were be replied: “In the I*x*ets of the contractors.* It la Claimed that ou the four Teasels the Cristobal Colon. Vizcaya, Oquendo I and Marla Teresa—there were only six guns of large calibre, two each ujM.n the three last named. When 1 asked what the govern ment expected to accomplish by send ing over this fleet one of the captains, with a sarcastic smile, replied that Moret. who is a dreamer, believed it waa possible to bombard New York, B<*ston, Washington. Chicago, Ht. ; Louis, and blockade all the rest of the cities of the United States with four half-armed men-of-war and throe tor pedo-boat destroyers. He said that! they could get no coal at Martinique j and missed tlie English colliers he- I cause the latter had been captured by ! the Yankees. At Curaeoa they got barely enough coal to carry them to Santiago. "Who would snppose,” continued I : one of the Spanish officers, "that the i second capital of Cuba, and the most prosperous city on the island, would • iw* empty of all provisions and sup , idles when we arrived there? So short were provisions that Instead of re riving stores wo were ordered by the government to take the sailors’ ra tion' from the holds of our ships and distribute them among the soldiers. The mercliauts had sold out and had not replaced their stock, so that they would have little to lose In case of the capture of the city by the Americam, while the commissariat of the am r, by some dreadful inisuianagcme; t, had made no provision for a siege. “Half the soldiers were sick and 11 of them were on starvation ratio 4. Dining the battles of the first days if July 1 re nt *jiek men were carried An carriages and earls b the treacles ami made to tight, although nianyvof them fell from exhaustion. The lAs pit.als were emptied. Vo sent i,lot of sailors from the a.fips to twist them, but none of our nms were tak-1 en off. as reiiorted in your Hie only naval guns used in the foii ficatlons were from the Ueina Men des." I asked the officers a I tout the effet of the dynamite shells which the V suvius threw toward the city. Tli» replied that the noise of tin* cxploslti caused great terror among the s<- diers, and particularly among the eii zens. and a great deal of «*arth win displaced, but the shells did not liit- Iten to fall where they could do grett damage. All of ( civetn s office* agree that the Vesuvius is a most f«4- inidnble and destructive agent of wjf. I asked my friend who 1 tlie sortie of the fleet. lie threw Ui ! Ills hands in horror, j "Would that I knew.” he cxclaimbh j "Would that I knew the man who sug gested our sacrifice. It was the mod i cruel and unnecessary command tint ! was ever given to brave men. ve j were ordered to enter the very gates of liell for no other purpose, as I can CUSAM OUTPOgTg K*I"*LUMO 4P ATTACK "fM* conceive, than to gratify the politicians and sensatioa-morgerm la Spain who rlamorad for some offensive demon stration. Some of my comrades think there waa an Intention to bring about a disaster that would furniah an ex (•use to make pc . ce, bat I believe in the first theory.” He said that the captains had sent an earnest piTfiest against going out to certain tlestructkm, but peremptory orders came from Madrid. ••Did the sailors remonstrate? Was it true that you had to make them drunk to prevent a mutiny T -No, indeed," exclaimed my friend, indignantly. "They are the bravest men in the world. They knew nothing aliout our plans. Not a man on board any iff the ships, except the command er*. was aware that he was expected to face almost certain death until the cruisers started for tho open sea that Sunday morning, and even then very ft*w of them asked questions. The word was pas Red n round that we were going out to fight tlie Yankees, and the poor fellows were enthusiastic over the prospects of a battle.” -Did you expect to escape?" “No; we cxi>ected to die. As I have -:iid, the sailors knew nothing of the fate that nwaUed them, but there was not an officer on the fleet wlio did not ! feel that his end had come. There was I 1 nly one chance, a slight possibility I i uit one or perhaps two of the ves dls might escape. The arrangement <f the Yankee fleet was favorable. Ib«* lookouts told us that the New York had gone to the east and the Brooklyn was the only ship in sight that could outsail the slowest of our vessels. It was the Intention to ram the Hrooklyu immediately and sink or disable her, even though one of our vessels went down with her. Then it was ho|>ed the others could outrun the battleships. Our plain failed because we could Dot get near enough to the Brooklyn. She did not close in on us like the Texas and Oregon, but stood off at long range, and when the Maria Teresa started for her she made a wide sweep and ran away. Cervera asked Commodore Schley why he did not come nearer, but got no satisfac \ t ion. But the Marla Teresa was al- most instantly disabled by shells from tlie Texas, which met her at the inouth of the harbor, and the Oregon was a great surprise. We had no idea that any battleship could make her speed. It was something we were not pre pared for. It was tlie Oregon that pre vented our escape.” "What was the matter with the Spanish gunnery? Why did your shots do no more damage?" "First, because we bad only a few long-range guns. There were none on the Colon and only two each on the other ships. Then we had no proper rauge-fluilers, and our sailors lacked practice. The gunnery of the Yankee fleet was marvelous. Nothing finer was ever seen In the world.” My Spanish friends declined to dis cuss the effect upon the people and government of Spain of Commodore Watson’s expedition, but they showed great anxiety when told that he would certainly bombard Cadiz or Malaga ot both. Weak Stomach BnnttlT, to orerj ttttla ladtKlaUoa to eotiog, era to eipoaaie to drmofku aad to ow-pettplrmtioo—thio rradftlaa lo plcMntlj. po.ittT.lj oid PTrao— tly orercomo bj tho m«,te to.lo touch of Hood’, Burapurlltu, which UtanllJ “make, wrak itomochc «tron*.” Itatoo create, on appailto-mckeo job feat nal hunfrj, and drlvw bwbj all eJlnptOßW ot djapepata. B, Mr, to ,*t Hood's Sarsaparilla America’s Greatest Medicine. AU druggists. core all Liver Ills. »ecptsT~ "Are we going to Aunt Maria’s this summer?" 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Squabs ape young doves, or pigeons, and are esteemed great deli cacies in epicurean and midnight luncheon circles. There are several large squab farms In the East, and one near Toledo, but the only one in Michigan, so far as known, is st Grand Haven, and it is conducted by F. J. Bernreuther. He was for several years floorwalker in a large dry goods store. His health failed and five years ago be took up squab-raisin#. It was originally a side issue to his floor walking, but he now devotes most of his attention to It. His farm com prises about ten acres of land, but. only a small portion of this is given to the squab industry, the rest being | planted to wheat and corn, which is j the staple diet for old doves. He has | a big cage of woven wire. It Is BOx ,20 feet and twenty feet high, and tbs rtoves are kept confined by the wire netting on the sides and above. ,On the north side of the cage is a long, low building, in which the dovea keep house. Tho roof has a southern exposure and a wind break, and here the doves sun themselves. The build ing Is divided by partitions Into rooms about ten feet square. These rooms are banked up on three sides, tier above tier, with small -boxes, and these botes are the nests, where the eggs are laid and the young are hatch ed and grow to be squabs. .The parti - tions and boxes extend upward to the eaves of the building, and above the space is opon from end to end, allow ing free passageway for the doves and a roosting place for those not busy with domestic duties. After the two pretty white eggs are laid, the male takes his regular trick of sit ting on them during the twenty-one days of incubation, and when the young are hatched he does his full share toward feeding them. Four weeks after the young birds are hatch ed they become marketable as squabs. The birds are in full feather, but hot yet able to fly. A fast of twenty-four hours is the prelude to the flight into the dove heaven. This fast is Im posed not to make them meek In spirit, but to clear the crops of food Then a sharp knife point opens s vein in the throat, and as the life blood oozes out the bird’s brief career closes with a flatter. While the flesh is still warm the feathers are plucked out, the crop is washed out, and the de nuded body is thrown into a tub of water to cool. The next day It Is packed in Ice for shipment. The squabs, dressed for market, weigh about half a pound, and the great market for them Is New York. This city consumes very few of them. There is only a small demand for them in Detroit, and Chicago, big and met ropolitan sb it is, is a poor market. Almost the entire product of Bernreu tber goes to New York, snd the ship ments average three or four dozen a week the year round. The squabs command from to $3.50 a dozen, and there is money in the business. The best breed of doves for squab purposes tu the homing pigeon. This is not due to any particular delicacy of the flesh, but to the fact that hom ers are the best breeders, are diligent in properly earing for the eggs during the incubating period, and keep their young well fed. But the squab farm er does not run much to fancy stock. Just plate, ordinary doves are good enough. They bring out six to ten broods a year, each of two doves, and often eggs are in the nest for a new hatching before the preceding brood has deve.-oped to the squab age. Tins doves usually rest two months in the year, hut as there is no recognized season for resting, the market can be supplied the year around. Johnnie's Own Interpretation. Sunday School Teacher (sadly)— "I’m afraid, Johnnie, that I will never meat you in heaven." Johnnie —"Why? What have you been doing now?* At a meeting of state presidents of I lie W. C. T. U.. eighteen out of twenty two voted to alrandoii tho attempt to obtain control of the temple at Chica go. The matter will be considered at the national meeting next fall. ‘‘WizoNtoMr TM, U.t TO LEADVILLE, GLENWOOD SPRINGS ASPEN, GRAND JUNCTION AND CRIPPLE GREEK Msaahss an the principal towns and mln- Ins camps In Odoradp, Utah and Now Mssloo. • PASSED TM ftOU+M y SALT LAKE OITY «R ROUT! TO »«0 f»0« PBOUX ROAST. THE TOURISTS FAVORITE UIE TO ALL MOUNTAIN MSONTS. Althroagh train, Kitajped with PnUraa faUM maO TMlbt Baevas Car. Jar uhattmlmd ilncrlptfma IhmUNw OiaMNaa - it. Manor, a.o.huohu, m.uRMRf. RtfuanaW. tmrnvmtk' ' OCNVEN, COLORADO.