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lly HOIIVNS WALI.KK. OKKGON, MO bono or ni:tam. nr OEoiion w. ccTTrii. lljrnoM mc ilown wllli jour Iron b.itul; He mire of your curb iiml rein i For I scorn the vcr of your puny hands As the tempest worn a chain. How t UurIuM in t lay conccalM from sight For m.my ncoimtlcM hour, At the chllilMi Uinst of human might A ml the pride of human power. When I w an army tim the laud, A navy uhjii the win, CriTplmt aloiip, a Kimll-llUc hand, Or waiting the wnynttrd breeze; Vhen I marked the ikmmiiI faintly reel, With the toll which he dally lore, As he feebly turned the tardy wheel, Or twined at the weary oar; When I imMurc.l the p.uitlim eoiircr s pm', The Wit of the carrier dove, An they hire the law the Kim: decreeil, Or the Hue of lniiatlent love. 1 could not but think how the world would feel, An these were outrtt Ipp'd afar, When I Miould In? huitid to the riihlnc keel, Orchaln'd tothe ll)liiu' car. 11a! ha I li.il they found me at lat, They Invited me forth nt length; And I rushed to my throne with n thunder bint, And l.iuhi-il In my Iron Hrencth. 0 then he .w a wmlnm change On the earth and the ocean wide, Where now my fiery armlo range, Nor wait for wind or tide. Hurrah I hurrah I the waters oVr The mountain's tccp deellne; Tlmo fp.ice have J leldcd to my power The world I the world Is mine I The river the sun hath carl!ct blet, Or those where his beam i decline; The giant streams of the queenly west, Or the orient floods divine! The ocean pales where'er I iu-cp I hear my strcnirth rejoice; And the monsters of the briny deep Cower, trembling, nt tny voice. 1 carry the wealth and the lord of earth, The thoughts of his god-like mind; The, mind lags after my going forth, The lightning Is left behind. In the darksome depths of the fathomless mine, My tireless arm doth play; Where the rocks never saw the uu decline, Or the dawn of the glorious day, 1 bring earth's glittering Jew els up From the hidden caves Mow, And I make the fountain's granite cup With a crystal gush o'erllow. I blow the bellows, 1 forge the steel, In all the shops of trade; I hammer the oro and turn the wheel Where my arms of strength arc made; I manage the furnace, the mill, the mint; I carry, I spin, I weave, And all my doings I put lulo print, On every Saturday eve. I've no inuwlu to weary, no breast to decay, No bone to Ik) "laid on the riiclf," And Boon I Intend you may '-pi and play," While I m mage this world myself. Hut harness mo down with your Iron bands lie Riue of vour curb and your rein; For I Kiiru the ower of your puny hand, As the tempest scorns a chain. VmC AND GAKDEN. Tlio Old Typo of Iloft. Those who lived in Illinois some thirty or forty years ago, will remember tlio old tvno of tlio western hoar. Ho looked. like :i bad cross botweonr!fti-trj-ftSat07 and a foncu-raUaerabio, .lean.Tnnk, '"JiiJiWijrn-jawed, long-faced, long ,"ited, long-legged, long-lialred, ugly, vicious In uto, sufficiently dirty, hideous and ronulsive. nnd but one removo above the wild boar of tho European forest, such was tlio unimproved, un adulterated western hog thirty or forty years ago. How they ran wild through tlio woods and over tho prarics, and in llm li.,.nl Ilil.t1.nte f bnlr iktIiI nirlit smtnrl. lug like tho guttural exclamation of a wild savage. A largo herd of them would create a corn famine in a wholo county, nnd then it would bo about as well to talk of fattening a child's doll hy stulllng it witli brau as to attempt to get llcsii on them. They wero so wild and restless that they would not nssimilato food; nnd so mlschievlous that they would root under or crawl through nfenco that would turnn squir rel, nud do nny thing but climb a trco to commit depredations. J hoso of us who were boys at that period, on tho farm, can never forget tho old typo of tho western hog. What Is Honey? Strictly speaking, thcro Is no distinct substance tliatcan no called honoy. Tho bees gather from flowers, from tho dif ferent sweets known nshonoy-dows, nnd I from tho saccharine Julco of fruits and plants substances that consist chiefly of sugar In some forms, mixed with oth er secretions nnd essentinl oils, nnd store it in tho comb-colls and it is called honey. It necessarily varies widely, depending on tho sourco from which it Is derived. All honey is sugar contain ing vegetable substances in solution with It. Sugar In nil thrco of Its forms Is In a general sanso tho sweet prlnclplo of plants, fruits and trees. Cano sugar, fruit sugar and what is known as grape sugar, vary but slightly In their constit uent elements and can bo chemically converted Into each other. Thoy differ only in tho proportion of hydrogen and oxygon or tho elements of water. Hees will gather and storo up nnytlilng that sugar iu any of its forms is mixed with, so as to givo n decided sweet tnsto, and while it may bo truo that in tho process of gathering and transferring to tho hivo, no chemical change takes placo, thoy mechanically change Its tasto by its absorbing tlio scent peculiar to tho .hivo, aid often change its consistency by a process of evaporation of nny ox coss of water. What In Snld of Hutter. When a wholesalo dealer Is questioned as to tlio proportion of really lino butter ho recoivas in his consignments, ho ro nlics. 0 per cont. A largor proportion than this comes to market of groaso; .tho grocer will toll vou that of all his stock, good butter is tho most dlfllcult .to procure, and costs him tho mosttlmo .and troublo to select. Wo know there is no great reason why this should bo so. Horo and thoro, scattered widely apart throughout tVo country, wo know fnrm ers mako oxoollent butter, which would bo classed first class in tho market, and next door to thoso aro neighbors who only mako a medium quality, On tho counters of '' country storos thoro ivmv nnv diiv bo seen rolls of but ter most widely different in color, flavor and toxttiro, Ono farmer Is cleanly, of coaxing, Induced the smith to lire up . .1 !. 1 1.1 .1.., ..L , , Hi M X - .. ' caroiui, nis wuo Keeps ins uniry sweet nis iorgo ami lit u pair 01 snoes for tlio and hor palls nnd pans perfectly puro; cat's front feet. With this accomplish- another lias a foul stablo, milks in an oil, tho young man, In a jubilant inimo amoloanly fashion, has musty feed and of mind, wont homo. Tho noxt day it oul water for his his cows, whllo his was ascertained that tho witch woman wife is equally careless in her dairy. This accounts Uf the wide difference In tho quality of the. butter. Hut the re cent Introduction of the different cream cries into tho West will revolutionize tho qtinllty of butter. It will soon nil be goodbecause so tunny fanners sell their ,1 I. ........ ...! ,1. .lit.... cream iu uiese uiuiuriiteiunes, uiiuuiu will be educated bv the malingers just how to work the dairy. Another bene fit is the introduction of such dairy im plements ns the Channel system nnd Cooley creamer. All of wlilcli has a tendency to an Improvement iu butter making. i-iiniiiliicy In ttie l'libllc Schools. X. V. Tribune. Fruit is Nature's confectionary not satiating and debilitating, concocted from Indigestible compounds that fret the soul but nppellslng, cleansing nnd rejuvenating nn tirlMlc blending of the rarest colors, the niot delicious flavors nnd delicate perfumes. In these choice viands Nature compensates for the retirement of rural life, yet how few of nil our lruit-ioving race, living in n eoutitrv epeelallv adapted to fruit cul turc, enjoy to the full this great boom. Hut when one man hns learned how lavishly the earth lclds these favors, mid i appreciative, he lii'luences his neighbors like- venst In the dough he unwittingly becomes n missionary, Therefore let us rear a monument for the man who shall provide for instruo thin in pomology nt our public schools "What! shall we have n fruit garden at' tnehed to tho schnol-houc, where the seductive strawberry shall sport, nnd the peach and pour gratify hungry, tin gracious urchins?" I hear asked. Well, projects moro unwise have been successfully launched. Hut no one could object to nt least a plain, homely lecture on the subject before the school occasionally; anil It could not be other than helpful. Tl effects of sunshine, winds and drouths of heat mid frosts; the form that fortl ll.ers must assume before beeomln avnllnble as plant food: the small bro portion of branch mid fruit that comes from tne soil: now tne roots extemi anil gather nourishment; how plants grow nnd how the sap circulates; the elfects of hybridization on the plant, the fruit niul'tlio seed: how to originate now varieties, and the methods of budding nnd grafting uro among tho subjects wlilcli eoulil bo discussed with interest mid prollt. If nothing more was taught than how to graft which could be done in a short time to a large number great results would bo attained. This is a country in which literature and the line arts receive fostering care; roll roads and steamship lines are sub siiiicu manufactories and commerce nro nursed but the great interests of agriculture aro shamefully neglected Horses Trotters nnd Walkers. (Icrmantown Tdccrspli, Every now and then there is a mania for trotting-houses Even the practical farmer gets tho hit in his mouth occa sionally, nnd likes to tnko n spurt In a ugiu venieio wit u a two-iorty stepper, or as near to that ns good luck mnv throw such an animal in his wny in pur chasing from n drove, ns has frequent ly been the case. In the midst of this tlio question Is asked, "Is the trottlng horso of any value to tho community?" nun it tins uccn liberally discussed the Inst few years In our Agricultural Clubs. The prevailing Idea is, with many peo ple, tlmt tho last horse Is only useful to or valued by gamblers, sporting men, oic. Hulls this so? We think not. There aro extremes in everything, and it is a pity that the speed of this noblest of animals should bo connected with any such thought as this. That it is wrong to have our Agricultural tho marked improvement iu public sentiment on this subject was inaugu rated uy us. uertainiy we tool tiiat no paper lins done more for correcting puu lio sentiment than we. Yet there is no more reason whv there should not bo fast horses than that there should bo slow ones; and a fast runner should be encouraged as much as 11 fast walker. While wo cordially agree, therefore, with tho pronsitlon that nnv nirrlcultur- al society, which makes tho iiitorestof xji, . ci,.-L,t . 1 , bnfc ( .i,., ;ilf ,1 iiieir lamiiies. inoyirioiiiouuiiiin nro wo ad t:,V. no incongruity between head nnd body. 0,1 the lloor when It was co d, and nil si or croum a- i, st' Tl islm.-ll.e Oku- Ho U apt to become thoughtful through f?und il' 1b1"1l,.n,,ep 1 w,u 0 ,oy t,l0VPht maS "fSuAVii. indeed, wo the necUity of watchl.iffthe sky when- "'ft1, slovo ljultur' 80 tRo' urn unt sum but wn ml.rbt ihm Mint ever he goes out. Tho chances aro that I., At, "" tlio trotting-horso paramount to all licr words, tho constant use of a plug otlior interests, will sootier or Inter tin hat makes a man composed in manner, ruined, wo urn bv no 1110.1ns wllllnn. in numu inni noining miiovu conies irom 1. .1 P I u fast horse. Ono of tho great sources of human admiration for tho horso is that ho Is fleeter and stronger than wo, Wo caro littlo for tho walking horse, ox copt as a moro walker, In which ho Is certainly valuable; but It would bo hard to got up any enthusiasm iu a walking horse-race. Wo never even heard of a bet made on n wnlklng horse, though . one might say it would bo as easy to get up nets on waiucra as well as on trot Iters, limit is not done. Tliero Is no admiration thoro; no enthusiasm; be cause tliero is nothing remarkable. Hut wo mosuro tho horsu's value by tho work ho can do and his lleetness of foot. Ihcso nro tho legltmato subjects for ad' miration and encouragement, uur only objection is that these points, which ongiit to no 01 very limited CllCOliragC- ...-:.i ...1 11 . iiiciii Miieu uiuru uru so many owior tie- jiaiiim-mi ui ii"iii:iu hiu n, uiuo ii , are 1 so oiienmauoat 1110 beginning ami Clld of nil exhibition. I'lint's all. Yel an must admit mat 1 nereis no grander Slglltllian a nice between two or moro remarkably Hoot horses; and if it wero iiuiv nm. cuuiii uu tuo'iui'iuu asa neroovcntoisigiit-seciiigatastipii- 11011 prieo, wunoiit Dotting or any of 1110 evil oiiecis usually connected Witli these occasions, thousands of peoplo would attend them whero hundreds now do, and willingly pay their dollar or live dollars to enjoy tho thrilling inter est o: sucn nn event. Stories of Witchcraft. An old German woman in Cincinnati has been regaling tho Enquirer of that ouy witn sioncs 01 witchcraft brougni from tho old country. Ono man who had several lino horses had unconsci ously incurred tlio dl-pleasuro of the witches, and his valuable equlnos gradu ally grow thin nnd died. A witch. whoso reputation was not of tho best. showed her tompor by drying up a cow which had formerly given two largo nuoKcts 01 milk. Tho witch, howover, nfter two or threo weeks, nromltted tho uuw io invoiuiiK as usual, uno woman, n,.i,ln, . ol.lllnl ...II..I. i 11 L . . . , iuiuivu H.ftiiiui uiiuu, utist ii spell over n. cat. find thn fnltnn In turn n.ir..,..,l . youth, making nocturnal visits to room whllo ho was nslecp. Tho poor young man was nearly choked to death on several nights, but was not nwnro tho nature ot his troublo. Tolling his brother, the latter ono night enptured tho cat, went to a blacksmith's In tho neighborhood, and. after airood dual was sick In bed. Tho youth who hnd been tormented by the cat went to seo lier, nnd found to ins surpnso nnd joy that in the palm of her hands werotho horseshoes. The witch said in a sad tone of toIcc: "lou've caught mo this time.'1 She bogged plteously to bo re leased from the horse shoes, but not un til sho had agreed to discontinue her mischievous practices was her npponl granted. The March ol Comets. When San Francisco celebrated, in 1858, tho laying of tho Atlantic cable, Col. K. 1). Daker, of tlint city, delivered mi oration. At that time n great comet was visible, which Col. Haker in his nd dross alluded to ns follows: Kven while wo assemble to rclolco nt the completion of the laying of tlio At lantle cable, whoso mysterious coll, hid den In tho bosom of the sea, Is to carry Iu throbs of fire the responslvu hcart l cats of great and kindred nations, tho Ainiigiity, as it to impress us witn our weakness when compared with His power, has set n new signal of his reign Iu heaven. If to-night, fellow cltlzons, von will look out from the glnro of vour illuminated citv into tho northwestern heavens, vou will percelvo low down on the edge of tho horizon a bright stranger pursuing its pntn ncross tne sKy. Amid the starry hosts that keep their watcli ll shines, attended hv n brighter nomn. and followed bv a broader train. No living man lias gazed upon its splendors before. No watchful votary of science has traced Its course for nearly ten gen orations. It Is moro than MO years since its niiiironen was vistuio ironi our planet. Wlion last It came It startled an Emperor on his throne, nnd while tho superstition of his ngo taught him to perceive in its presence n herald and a doom, his pride saw in its llamlng course and llerv train tlio announcement that his own light was about to bo ex. tlngiilshed. In common with the low. est of Ids sublects. he read omens of do. striictlou Iu the baleful heavens, mid prepared himself for a fato wlilcli alike awaits the mightiest nnd the meanest. Thanks to tho present condition of sci entitle knowledge, wo read tho heavens with a far clearer perception. o seo iu tlio predicted return of tho rushing blazing comet through tho sky the march of n hravenlv messenger along its appointed wnv and around Its pre destined orbit. For 1100 years it has traveled amid the regions of inllnlto space. "Lone, wnndering, but not lost,'' it hns left far bohlnd shining suns, blnz lug stars, nnd gleaming constellations; now nearer the eternal throne, and ngain on tho confines of tho unlverso It returns with visage radiant nnd be uign; it returns with unimpaired march anil unobstructed wav; it returns, tho majestic, swift, electric telegraph of tho Almighty, bearing upon its llamlng trout tlio tidings mat tiirougiiout tne universe thcro Is still peace and order that amid the immeasurable dominions of the Great King, His rule is still per feel: that suns, niul stars and svstoms. tread their endless circle and obey tho eternal law. Power of tlio Plug Hat. The plug hat is virtually a sort of so eial guarantee for tho preservation of peace and order. Ho who puts ono on lias given a hostage to the community for his good behavior. Tlio wearer of a plug-hat must move with a certain se datcness and propriety. Ho cannot run Ui 11,1111, , Wl 1UI1III, ,11 uu, lllt.J iv 111:111 1 eopt at tho peril of his head-gear. Alii the inllucnccs of tho ueaverJ-,'' j0. wards respectability. w w, ,mra ono is oblfirv;' TT kenn thn rest, nf bis ho will buy an umbrella, which is an other guarantee for good behavior, and tno caro ot nat mid umbrella perpetual nnd exacting as It must over bo adds to tho sweetness of his character. Tho man who wears n nlugr-hnt naturallv takes to tho society of women, with nil its elevated tendencies. Ho cannot go Hunting or iisning witiiout abandoning 111s Doiovcd nat, mil in tnomodernto on- joyinent of croquet nnd lawn-tennis ho may sporthis beaver with impunity. In quiet and gentlemanly in conduct, and n 1...1I.... ! !lnl.l timiiiumun ui umia iu muviuiuiu result is prosperity, marrlago, and church membership. Frcsh-Wnter Spring in tho Atlantic. Ono of tlio most remarkablo dlsplnvs 01 nature may uccn seen on tlio Atlantic coast eighteen milos south of St. Augu stine. Oft Matanzcs Inlet, and threo miles from shore, a mammoth fresh water spring gurgles up from tho depth of tho ocean with such forco anil volume us to iittarct tho attention of all who como in Its Immediate vicinity Thh fountain is large, bold nnd turbus- lent. It is uotlcerblo to nshcrmen nnd other passing in small boats along tho shore. For many years this wonderful nnd mysterious freak of nature has been known to tho pcoplo of St. Angus I silnn nnd tbnsn living nlnnn. llm alwirn 1 . . ra "o " .'.., nnd somo of tho superstitious ones havo uccn tiiugiit to regard it with n kind of reverential awe, or holy horror, as thn nbndn of sunernntnral Inflnnni.i.a. Wlion tho waters of tho ocean in its von tvarnot hnrwlsnenlmimiltmniiiill. ho upheaving and troubled npporanco of uiu waiersuowsunmistaKaiiio ovdincos of internal commotion. An area of about half an acre shows this troubled nnnoar.ineo somoth no- similar to thn boiling of a washerwoman's kottlo. Six or eight years ngo Commodoro Hitchcock of tho United States coast survoy, was passing this placo, and his attention was directed to tlio spring by too restless uphcavings of tho water, wlilcli throw ins snip irom lier courso as sno ontrcd mo spring, ills curiosity becoming excited bv tlusclrenmstanccs hi set to work to examined itisurround- Ings, and found six fathoms of water ovorywhoro In tho vicinity, whllo tho spiing itsolf was almost fathomless. The Fatal Iluckd. "It is much caslor to get into n quar- rol than to got out of It." In tho year iwu numu ouiiuui ui iiiu vuiiiiiiuii, vtiitii of Modcnn, ran nwnv with n bucket from 10nl cn.v.n oA).ll.. ,1... r.. , v., .,,., a publio well belonging to tho State .,? ft... . V . , , i isoiognn, ains implement migm uo I . ...!. .. 1.M1I I.i1.. ... I ivuiiii t niiiitui, uoi it ijiuuiiuuii mium- ml wlilnli ii'in irnrlroil un Inin n Inner his nnd sanguinary wnr. Henry, tlio King of Sardinia, assisted tho Modonosa to koop possession of tho buoket, and In of I 0110 of tho battlos ho was mado prisoner. Ills father, tho omperor offered a chain of gold that would enclrclo Holognn. which Is sovon miles In compass, for his son's ransom, but In vain. After twon- ty-two years' imprisonment ho pined nwnv. Ills monument is now oxtnnt in the church of tho Domlnlcuns. The fatal bucket is still exhibited In tho tower of tho cathedral ot Modcnn, in closed lu an iron cngo. CHILDREN'S CORNER. "VEVVVAl HAUCK." A lovely spring day, nnd n school room full of hnrd-working boys nnd girls. Among the most industrious wns uncster lirooks; mat wns 111s proper name, but tlio little boys called liim Topper Souco." "Ho docs llnro up sol" explained Arthur Cnpron, when his teacher looked sober over tho. nick name. On this beautiful morning Hiiro wns trouble. Miss Mason had just re ceived and rend n note, which made her look serious; then sho began to question: "Scholars, I want to know if thoro Is anybody in this room who can tell any thing about Tlininy Hates after ho left school yesterday?" There was silence lor nuout unit n minute, then Chester, tho lmndsomo boy In front, spoke up clearly: "Yes'm, I cnn." And by tho wnv tho boys looked nt each other nnd nod ded, Miss Mason concluded that ho could tell her n good ileal about Timmy Hates if he chose. There was ono com fort, Chester nlwavs spoko tho truth. "Will vou tell 1110 nil you know about 1111111"' slio said in n grave lone. "Ycs'm, wo quarreled, he nnd I; nnd throw n stone at him, mid hit him, and ho went homo crying." "What were vou (iiinrreiing nuout, Chester?" 'Whv. ho threw his little sister down In tho mud. and then slapped nnd kick ed at her; nnd I snld ho was a coward and a mean lcllow, nnd 110 is; then no hit me." "Were vou doing It to defend his lit tle sister? Was she there at tho time, nnd bv hitting Tommy did you hopo and expect to save her from another blow?,f Cbctcr's head went down a littlo lower over his book, nnd his voice wns lowor. "No. ma'am," ho said, "it was an hour afterwards, nnd littlo Mollle hnd gono homo; but I think ho deserved all I gave him?" "Oil, Chester! Do you think it was your duty to ptuusii inmr 110 you Know what you have done?" Uliestcr looked cross. 1 lilt mm n knock, nnd he ought to have had it," ho said sullenly. I'oor Chester! 1 on wero angry, and took a naughty hoy's punishment into your own hnnds. 1 nm sorry for you oven moro sorry than 1 am for Timmy; lor tlio stono you threw strueK 111s eye. and it is fenred that ho will never seo with It ngain." un dean now 110 you tninK unestcr felt then? A NONSIINSi: STOKY. Clara's papa always says hn isn' t worth a cent to tell stories, but she teases him all tho same, till lie has to invent some, if ho can do no better, and queer ones tiicv are 100, sometimes. Last night, after supper, she climbed up Into his lap ns usual, nnd snuggled nor ycuow neau clown on ins snouuier, "Did you saw tiny crocodiles to-day, papai1" sue nskca, as it 11 wero tits usit al experience to see such hugo mon stcrs. 'No," nnswered papa, promptly. "It wasn't n very good day for crocodilos to-day. it was too cold. "Well, what did you saw then? Tell mo a story about somo good lions nnd tigers nnd boars." "I'm afraid I don't know any to night." "Hut tell mo! tell mo!" she teases, her urown eyes sparkling in a way yu , , , - 1'? gHte.Wpr.K an no iv gins: "veii, onco tncro was a lion mid a tiger and a hear all lived hi a cavo with thoy sat all round It, nnd they thought it was prptty nice. Hut bv-nnil-by it got too hot, and they didn't know just how to shut the dnninnr. " 'Oh, I cant!' said tho tiger, and ho jumped up and tried to closo it witli his fiaw. Hut ho burned himself, and limped back auilwhlned, 'K-e-e-htl' till nil mo littlo Dears and lions wiio sat in a corner laughed almost out loud. That Isn't tlio way,' said tho bear: so ho jumped up' nnd tried to pii3h it too with his nose, but ho burned himself so bad that ho growled 'O-o-o-h!' so loud all tho littlo lions and tigers gig gled. " 'l.ct mo lix It,' said mo 11011, nnd lie wrapped his tail around tho damper to pull it. Hut ho burned his tall just aw fully, and ho dropped it so quick and roared so loud 'uw-ow-owr mat mo littlo bears anil tigers couldn't stand it any longer ami laugned rigui out. "Alter a wiiilo tnoy goi it sunt, nnd then thoy all sat down qtilto comfortable again. Hy-and-by a littlo girl tiger said, 'Oh dear! I wish I was a real truly littlo girl, so I cold go to school nud learn to rend and spell.' " 'Pshaw! That's easy enough,' said tho old bear. 'Wo can have a school now. I'll teach you to spell.' 'Goodv!' sahl tho littlo girl tiger, jumping up and down. 'Let's!' no 1110 old near sai up very siruigui nnd dignified, and told tlio littlo girl ti ger to stand up beforo him. hiieu tiger,' saiu mo ucar. "Can't,' said tlio littlo tiger. " 'TP said tlio bear, In his great lioaro voice, T." snueaked tlio littlo tiger, in her little, thin volco. "' '1' said tho bear. " 'Y-o.nl' Kiild tho littlo Hirer, as loud as sho could, which wasn't much. ' 'No. no!' said tho boar. 'I! II' "You! vouP said tho littlo threr. " "JNOI growled 1110 near awiui loud. .. , ... , i . 1 1 I don't moan I mo 1 mean 1! 1! Say 111' "'You. you!' said tho littlo girl tiger, almost rendv to crv. '"KonsoiisHr sa u 110 o il nana i on. . . ... .. K . .. . . Glvo tho child something easy. Hero, I'll teach her. Snoll fun.' " 'Can't,' said tho littlo tlgor. . " FP said tho Hon, oh, so loud. ' 'K-o-c-ft' squeaked tho littlo tlgor. " .U' said tho Hon. " 'Mo-0-0,' said tlio littlo girl tlgor, trying to speak just as ho dht, only sho couldn't. 1 HiU 1 1,1 (l,n llrn HT IT ' I A.u, jiui, pum tiivi nwit. w, w, ' 'Me. mo.1 snld tho littlo tiger. of " 'No. no. nol. said tho lion. I don't ,1 r YTYT C 1 1 II i moan you i mean u, u. dj r u.lt.ll . ..I il. llllln l-l llirar i -niiu nuuiiouii iiiu mbiu 5.. fcvM nu ulifirl na tiln.nrliat. nnil lnnkinfT orOSS onongh to bito somebody "Hut I don't mean vou. I inonnU tt Ynn onn anv Hint If vnn want to. vnii 1 It II n Htlliil ,it" " 'Hut I won't, tliero!' said tho littlo ,1 n aim nnniil lm. nnd she whirled off into a. eornor nnd wouldn't sneak nirnln in 11 whole hour. "So thoy didn't hnvo nny moro school, nnd tho littlo girl tlgor novor lenrned how to spoil,'" You oiiLdit to havo hoard Clara laugh nt this story, and sho as just going to tease for another when tho evening train whistled, nnd papa hnd to go down after the mall, and sho hnd to go to bed, Hut sho coaxed mamma to toll It nil over to her thrco times beforo sho went to sleep, which was not such good fun for mnmmn. Sojourner Truth. There nro a great many things In tho now hlslorvof women suffrage agitation, groat speeches, great odvnnect of reform but tlio most splendid individual tri umph was Hint of bojotirncr Truth, tho Libyan sibyl, when sho saved n woman suftrngo convention from wreck. It wns a meeting opoii to dehnto, and tho men used to debating rallied in forco mid qtilto abolished tlio courtesy to "tho fnlr sew " I ho ministers wero the worst of the lot, the most dictatorial and Insult ing; 0110 claimed that man's superior intellect entitled him to superior priv lligcs; ono that Eve brought sin mid death Into tho world, and was therefore tho servant of man forever; another that tlio manhood of Christ was n sign of leadership of man, etc. The women wero now to tho business nnd qtilto un equal to tho fight; they wero In faot rendy to brenk down, get Into a passion and cry. Then, says Mrs. Frances 1). Gage, "slowly from her scat In the cor ner roso Sojourner, who till now had scarcely lifted her bend. 'Don't let her speak I' gasped half a dozen In my ear. Sho moved slowly nnd solemnly to tho iront, inut ncroid uonnctnt nryicct, nnd turned her great spenking eyes to mo. Sho spoko with thoso eyes piercing tho upper nirllko ono in a dream." Hear a few of her sentences they havo been printed beforo and will boar to bo print ed ninny times more: "lint lnnn ober tlar say dat womin needs to bo helped Into cahrlges and lifted obcr dltchos, and to hnb do best place oberywhar. Nobody obcr helps 1110 into calirlgcs, or ober mud-puddles, or gibs 1110 any best jilnoe." And rais ing herself tofier full liiglit and her voleo to n pitch liko rolling thunder, sho nsk cd, "And nn's I a woman? Look at me. Look ntmy nrni," (nnd she barod her right arm to the shoulder, showing her tremendous muscular power.) "1 liavo plowed and planted, and gathered Into tinrns, nnd no man could head me. And nn't I n woman? I could work as much and CSit ns much as n man when 1 could get Iu and bear do lnsh ns well. And nn't I a woman? I have homo l.'l children nnd seen 'cm 1110s' nil sold oil' to slavery, and when 1 cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me. And mil I n woman?" "Den dev talks about.dls ting in tho hcad-whatilisdeycallit?" ("Intellect," whispered some 0110 near.) "Dat's it, honoy. What's tint got to do with wimin's rights or nigger's rights? If my cnn won't hold but a pint and yourn holds a quart, wouldn't you bo mean not to let 1110 liavoiny littlo half-measure full?" "Den, dat littlo man In black tlar, ho say women can't havo as much rights as men 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Whnrdid your Christ come from?" With outstretched arms and eyes of lire, . 1 ll..l.11 . .11113 .111,1 UJUUI 1IIU) ng her voieo still louder, s'ho repeat' Wliur did your Christ como fronil raisin ed, from Uod and a woman 11 find mid n. wiini'm! uinn li.nl nothln' to do witli him!" A Witty Door-Kccpcr. Andrew Jackson wns an irritable mnn. nnd Iu his heats of passion often mado both Ills enemies and his friends sulVer. Ho would bear much, however, from n humble favorite, whom ho seemed to think 1 bciicntn'1 ill 111 wpiliush; nil'ilVo was never proof against n servant's wit. One case iu point Is related as follows: When Jackson was president, Jlmmio O'Neill, tho Irish doorkeeper of tho white house, wns n marked character. Ho had his foibles, which often offended the fastidiousness of tho President's nephew and secretary, Major Donel- s". who more than onco caused his dismissal. Hut on appeal to tho higher court tho verdict was always reversed by tho good old general. Once, however, Jimmy was guilty of some migrant oiiense, nnd being sum moned beforo tho President lilmsolf, wns thus nddrcssed: "Jimmy, I havo homo with you for years, in spito of nil complaints; but this goes beyond my powers of endur ance." "And do you bcllovo tho story?" nsked Jimmy. "Certainly," answered tho general. "I havo just heard It from two sena tors." "Faith," retorted Jimmy, "If I bo llcved all that twenty senators said about you, it's littlo I'd think you wns nt to do presiucnt." "Pshaw, Jimmy," concluded tho gen oral, "clear out and go back to your duty, but bo moro careful in future." Jiinmj not only retained Ills place to mo end of .incuson's presidential term, lint accompanied mm back to tlio Her mitage, and was with him to tho day of his dentil Celebrated Mm of Humble Origin. John Adams was tho son of a farmor, and Henjnniiii Franklin was the son of a imiow-ciiaiuiior. rope, ono ot tno greatest of English poets, wns tho son 01 a nncn draper, ltioomueiu wrote nis best poem, "Tho Farmer's boy." whllo working in tlio garret as a shoemaker. Glfford, tho first editor of tho Quarterly Jtcvicw, began lifo as a sailor boy, ami afterward served an apprenticeship to shoemaker, lion. Joiinson, tiiodrnraai io poet, worked for somctimoasa brick layer. Shakespeare wns tho son of a poor man, who eouiii noi wruo nis name Hums was tho son of a small farmer, Allan Cunningham, of a gardonorj Hogg was a shepherd; lt,boiiozor i-.ilioi worked in an iron louniiry; l-aicon 1 .1 i 'm. nr.... .... 1 was 11 sauor uoy, -iiiunm uiuum wi was tno son 01 a grocor; uoram Mass is tho son ot a canal-boatman, nnd 1, can lifo as an orrand boy, and wasnt an onoratlvo in a silk mill; Danlol 1 1 m - il l ..TVI r . 11 100. inu uuinor 01 iujuiiibuu uiibuu, began life as a hosier, nnd was almost wholly solf-taught; Cobbott was in e eaai aril 10 li ,ol roll ,11! lifo a farmor'a boy, and afterward priviito soldlor; Izauk Walton, the gler, was a linen drapor; Dr. Isaao lor, Dean of Carlylo, and hU brt Josoph, author of a "History oil Uliurcii." negan 1110 as wnavcra; John I'rld'iiuix-. Hishop of Worcojtor, got his education nt Oxford by entering tho University as a intonon-Doy; joi Uiinynn, autnor 01 tno "rugrim-s rrog ress," was a tinker, and ontlroly solf taught; James Amos, .tho antiquary, 1 t,"-i -. -iif in ' if WUS UU ironmonger; llllgll AllllOr, tllO. . geologist and journalist, was a quarry- U man; Camdon, tho groat historian, was tho son of a houso-palntor; Caxton, who was tho first to sot up a printing I press In England, wns apprenticed ton wonvort tho dramatist Holoroft wns a groom; Sam Popys was tho son of a I tailor; iiionariison, 1110 novousi, was tuo sou of a joiner. Among sctentiiio men, Simpson, the mathematician, was a weaver; Captain Cook was tho son of a peasant, who at tho ngo of 70 yoars learned to rend that ho might poruso the narrative of bis son's voyages; Sir Richard Arkwright, the Inventor of tho cotton-splnnlng machine, commenced lifo as a barber) Hrldlcy, tho cnglneor, commenced lifo ns a mccn.inic; Sir William Hcrschcl, tho illustrious astrono mer, wns a musician in tho band of a regiment: Faraday, tho chemist and natural plillosophcr, wni n bookbinder: if 11... ' -1 rviL'usun, inu us luniMiicr, will 11 sncji- herd; John Hunter, the celebrated sur geon, nnd his brother William, tho emi nent physician, wero tho sons of a far mer; Oliantry, tlio sculptor, was n milk boy; nnd Flaxman, another groat sculp tor, was tho son of a plaster-cast maker; Sir Thomas Lawrence, tho painter, wns tho son of nn inn-keopcr; Ople, tho painter, worked in a saw-pit. nnd Ho garth, was apprenticed to a working en graver; Sir John Hawkins, tho famous admiral, began mo ns n House-builder. Hindoo Saints' Tricks. London Ololje. When lately returning from Hombav to India, Maharajah Holkar fell In with n saintly old gentleman named Jnsa iviint Hao, of whoso miraculous powers very strange tales 1110 told. Ono day tho wife of a wealthy natlvo merchant dropped her nose-ring while in tho act of presenting a cocoanut to tho holy mnn. In vain did ho politely request lady to pick up her jewel; sho vowed tlint sho could not bo guilty of such pro fanity nfter It had fallen off of Its own accord at his feet. So Jnsawant Uno gavo tho ring to another woman who happened to bo standing by, and return ed tno cocoanut to tho merchant's wife, with directions tlint on rcnchlng homo sho wns to bntho, nnd then brnko open tho nut with her own hnnds. Thoso In structions being faithfully carried out, tno utiiy was reworded lor iter piety by rinding Iter noso ornament Inside the co coanut. Such is tlio tale as related by a correspondent of a lending natlvo journal, who evidently beliovos impllci- ty in its truth. ro doubt, n clover picco of jugglery. llieso saintly personages nro often accomplished conjurors, nnd some of their appliances show remarkablo In genuity. Ono of these is n brass cup some throe or four inches high, contain ing nn upright flguro of Luchmeo, with her infant lying horizontally ncross her bent arms. One foot of tho brass baby touches tho upper edgo of tho cup; Luchmeo slnnds on tho bottom. On water being poured In. the cnn fills gradually until tho lluld rcnehes tho in- inni's foot, wlion a miraelo takes placo. Out runs tho water from a hole lu tho bottom of thn ciipunderneath Luchnico's feet, hut which does not apparently penetrate to thejinsltlc, nnd tho stream eeasos for a moment until every drop is drained out. Thcro is n small hole in tho side of tho cup closo to wlioro tho infant's foot touches tho rim, but tho odd thing is that nlthough tho wnteron ly commences to run out of tho bottom of tho cup when it reaches this orifice, tho How continues nfter the surface of mo liuid 11ns fallen below tlio only ap parent exit irom me cup. 0 bolfovo this ingenious apparatus is much used lu some parts of India to delude tho ignorant into a belief in tho miraculous powers of wandering snlnts. (ireat Men and Tidiness. Only in domestic ordor can no 00 cttracj- bo too rigid, no solicitude bo too servo, nr. .Joiinson, a very slovenly fellow, seems to havo thought other wise, and has ridiculed In one nf his "Hamble.s," under tho character of Kripilo, a spotless cleanliness in articles of furniture and a painful exactitude of losihon in their iirrangeinciifl '"iv'hlch 10 imagined to bo inconsistent with comfort. Ho appears to havo looked upon tidiness ns a sort of mental or moral disease as n rigorous or spiteful superintendence of domestic trifles on gored in fcmnlo minds by solitudo or old ngo. For him tidiness was a bitter and malignant lovo of propriety which rendered a homo itntnhnhlt.ihlo under tho protenco of keeping It neat and clean, remaps However, tno old philsopher went too far in the opposite direction when he turned tho candles upside down to mnko them burn brighter .... 11.. .1 ii iiueoucernuiiiy leumj; inu vn. 1.111 iii 011 Mrs. Hoswoll's bestenrpot. Ho may havo wanted a bo'.tcr light to wrlto some essay for tho instruction of futuro generations of mankind, compared to which tho most gorgeous carpet could bo but ns dust In tho balance His action was doubtless grand, noble, in dependent; still, tho old lady did not view it in that light. Sho objected to it, and tho acute penetration of tho man very soon afterward discovered that sho "wished him well to go." What tidy housewife would havo In vited tho great Napoleon n second time to nor House. 11, as recorded 01 mm ny his latest feminine biographer, ho ordinarily poked tho llro with his boots? The progress of education lias now soft- oucd tho manners of mon and mado them less ferocious. In what light would olthor of tho above-mentioned heroes havo comldercd tho- covor of ornamental work for tho back of chair or tho cover of a sofa known as a "tidv" from its supremo tidiness, with regard to which the present race of men has learned to grow unresisting nnd noiiuioseent? This is the nrtlclo which again and ngain wriggles down into tho seat behind ono, atiil must bo restored iwalu to its primal condition, or bo sit upon; and who among ne, not lunatic or a bachelor, Is bold enough to accont tho latter altornntivo? Yv oil con ducted men hnvo been trained, Ilka tho "happy family" of tho streets,, to put on tho annoranco of resignation. Tnoy Wiavo boon taught to look without any audiblo sign of emotion on that primo Ipnssion for preservation oiitnoirciiattois, which covers, as It wore, with a shround, both chair and sofa, tlio carpet beneath and the chandelier above, iliey aro contout to soo no books on tho tables savo those of unoxcoptional propriety. both insido nnd out. Thoy havo- been even known to derive satisfaction from tho sight of a looking-glass bound about win green or youow tissue pn-r ana festooneiL In a word, their minds aro aro filled; with a due sonso of tho illgnl ty and troportanco 01 tidiness.. AKM'HIIANU A STll.VItlllT. )rm84lilcrbck' KxnerUnc Witli Draw, i-OKcr, Prtfint thn riAHlnn Rtnr. Doacon Slhierbaek has a pious aver ion to cards, which ho looks upon as free passes to whatover placo may bo substituted for tho old fashioned Jbrlm stono factory, but ho llkosto pluy?au mors," and indulges in mat mild uissj nation In tho bosom of his family who ho oan't find a good excuse for ronialn iiig down town. Important matters oonnootod with tho ohuroh and tho groat scheme ot salvation of ton compel liim to stay out Into In consultation with tho other deacons, nnd upon thoso with tuo otnor doacons, nnd upon tuoso oecamons tho spiritual oondltfon of tho benighted liontlion is dlseussed in the back room of Donoon Mngruder's gro- cory, James Howors, a worldly young mat), but a very entertaining nnd lively companion, takes part In these dlsons. slims onco In n whllo, nud, it must bo confessed, sometimes 'leads tlio two worthy deacons nwny from tho Biibjoot and tlio strict path of rcctittido; but as Mr. Itowors Is n discroot joung man, tho littlo slips ncvcrloak out. Tlint is, thoy didn't loak out until James in veigled thorn into tho sinful gimo of whisky pokor under fnlso pretenses. James rond in tho pnpor that nn Kl miramnn had do vised ngamo of whisky poker to bo played with tho truly good nud harmless nuthor's cards; so ho purchased a pack nnd took thorn along to the next conferurco on tho prorogation of tho truo fnilu among tho Esquimaux, hold in Deacon Magru dcr's back room on Saturday ovoning. tieacon snuoruacK and uoacon niagru- dor held an argument about tho ninount of saving grnco an Esquimaux could absorb, which was interrupted by James Howors mak ing sonio flfimant remark nuout benr's grenso, nnd suggesting a gnmo of au thors. Tho two deacons readily as sented, and nfter playing n whllo Jnmcs voted tho gaino dull, and unfolded somo ideas about making it moro interesting. Ho know tlio deacons wero wholly ig norant of the national game of draw, nnd ho explained to them tho rclatlvo value of pairs, two pair, and so on. Tlio deacons scorned to catch on very readily, nnd ngrccd to play for tno cidor to mnko tho gnmo interesting. Jnmcs dealt tho hands, and explained that tho livo enrds turned down on tho tnblo, constituted tlio "widow" hand, and that tho man holding tho ngo hnd tho privi lege of exchanging his band for tho "widow," or knocking and passing tho nrlvllcgo to tho next. Deacon blldor baek held tho ngo, and being known in tlio community ns tho friend of tho widow and fatherless, lie sustalnod his reputation by picking up tho "widow." Deacon Mngrudcr drew "Kvnngollno" to lill from the hand thntDeiicon Slider back discarded, nnd laid down tho "Marhlo Faun," which wns snapped up by Howors to pair with "Tho Houso of Seven Gablos.', Thoy drew around twice, when Deacon Sllderback knocked, and thoy all stood their hands and showed down. Deacon Mngrudor hold a Longfellow full on Dickons, Dcncon Sllderback exhibited two pairs, Coopor up, and James had three Hawthorns, giving Deacon Sllderback n point for tho lowest hand. Tho gaino wont along nil right until each of tlio deacons had four points and James only two, it being agreed Hint tho man getting livo points llr-st would bo stuck for the drinks. It wns Deacon Slldcrback's deal, and ho passed tho pack to James, who cut tlio ''Stones of Venice" for the bottom card, taking n sly glonco at it ns ho did so. Tho Deacon tossed nroulid.tho cards, and Deacon Mngrudor stood put and knocked, whllo James picked up tho "widow" nnd throw down his hand, ono of tho cards being "Seven Lumps of Architecture," which Deacon Sllderback eagerly picked up. "What hit vo you got?" said Deacon Magrudor to Mr. Howors. "Tho small pairs, ' Thackeray' anil "Georgo Eliot' replied James, showing down "Pendennis," "Vanity Fair,7 'Daniel Dlronda," and "ltomola." "l'vo got a Hugo straight," remarked Deacon Magrudor lying down "Los Mlsoraulcs," L'Homiuo Qui Rlt," "Nlnoty-Threo," "Tollors of tho Son," and "N apoleon tho Littlo," "and I guess that's tho boss hand out." "Hold on," chipped in Doacon Sllder back, "I can't boat that. You say it's a straight, don't you?" "Yes that's what I call it. What havo you got?" "Well I've got a ltuskln Hush," ro marked Dcncon Sllderback, oxultisgly showing down "Modern Painters," "Deucalion," "Crown of Wild Olives," "Sovon Lamps of Architecture," and "Stones of Venice." "No youdon'tl" snld Deacon Margru dor; "that's no better hand than my Hugo straight." "Hugo to thunder!" responded Slido rrwjftn'tjklfeYteiiii "'el idn7aliishY" nnu turn uoiits any siraigni in 1110 uock. Any fool knows that."' Dou t can mo a 1001. ueacon siiuer back. l'vo played poker as much as you have, and 1 say your hntid Is only a straight." "t say it s a iiusn. "All right, then: mine's a Hush, nud it boats yours, because it is pat and you llllnil." "1 wasn't going to say anything Dea con Mngrudor, nuout mat card you dropped under tho table, but when a member of the church stoops to such a thing to get out of sotting up his thrco glasses of elder iu ills own storo, it is tlmo ho was shown up. I won't mon- Hon it outside this time, though, if you glvo in beaten." "ui) you mean 10 accuse nie-oi eneai inir. Deacon Sllderback?'' said Masru- der, In a tono of suppressed emotion. "Hint's nuout tuo size ot 11, 1 nm pain ed to say, sir, and it grioves mcr that a professor 01 religion Miouid "Oh. vou dry unvouoldfraud,"yelled Mngrudor. "Didn't I seo you deal tho Stonos 01 vonieo to yoursoit on mo bottom of tho pack, and never say any thing nbout It?" "You'ro a Hnrl" 'You ro another, you dumbfounded old niulllgaloot." 1 lien thov clinched nnd fought nil over tho storo, tipped over 11 gallon of molasses and ro led in it. and men wal lowed nround In tho contents of nn un set Hour barrol, nnd when tho neighbors caniom, uoaoon lungruuor was sitting on the floor with his hack against a po tato sack. Doacon Slldnrbnok wns doubled up in a bushel basket, with his arms hanging outsido, nnd his legs minting up toward tho salt codfish laniring from tho rafters, nnd both wero glaring savagely and pulling hard for wind, wiiilo James Howors, Esq., wns lying on tho counter choking with laughter, after having gnthored up tho nuthor's enrds and scattered a gonulno pokor dock over tho lloor. j no deacons niivo neon trying to ox plain, but tho circumstantial ovldenco Is likoly to lloor them and causa q.uito a scandal In tho churoli, "WIT AND HUMOIL Sho cooed; ho wooed: tho old mnn said thoy could if thoy would. No cards. "What do you want lor your blrthday present, sissy?" "I want a ring,, papa, as big as yours, only smaller." Ho was only four yoars old., but hn said: "Papa, havo you dono onvthlnrr down town to-day that you think 1 ought to whip you for if I wero as big as you are?" A nowly married ladyv who, as la duty-bound, was very fonil of her hus band, notvhstaudliig.hislxtremo ugli ness of person, oncoi saiXto a witty friend: "WrCyoiL nk? My husband laldutMIfityuileas for a largo baboon, justto proaso-niol" "Tho dear littlo man?' cried tho other. "Well, it's just liko. hita." At an auction sale- of xnlsoollanoous goods, tho auctioneer put up n wolf-skin dressing-gown ana invited bids. An old jnan inspected it olosoly, seomod to think that tbeiro- was n bargain in it nm. jut nu iietjuuimi iq um, "iion't you want that?' nsked tho nuotloneor. "Yes, kinder," was tho roply. "Then why don't you bid andtako ItP" "Well l'vo bought hoanso'thlnp-s In ilrv nn.i 1 nmi RO 11 nimvlvrnininnii 1"" . "''nnnvJ ffit hi?loold.,?fn ' "(l .r v '3 ho anything nttl 0 woman thought wns wortU tu0 F1?0', , 11 KB?1 tlmt oro robo for a, song, sho d grab It up, pull at ono ond, haw at tho other, and call out, 'Choatoil ngiiin, moro'n half cotton!' That'a tub reason I dar'n't bldl"