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A fccotch Marriage
By the act of 1S.VT the partie i!n la tee presence of ftitneet a declaration that Ujpj trke each otliT as botMd and wife. Tbey Ibca lre eat a petition to the Li-riff aklmr blm to certify that iney bare beea tzxarrk-d and that on r both of tbetn bad tlwir uoal rIdear ta Bcotlaad before tbe marrlas or bad resided tbere for tweaty-one daya preceding It ThIa petition may be presented vritblu three moatb of tbe declara tion eons'liutlns tin marrUffe. bat U usually preheated within three hours. The parties and wltueaAes attend be fore the KhrrlfT, nnd Ihe wltnesae con firm on oath the statement of fact. The sberinr tbcreapon grants warrant to ine rejntrar V resistor the mar riage. Tbe resKraifon ran thn be completed nt once. The whole pro cedure take only an liur or two, and the eot 1 only a few shilling. On the eve of tin- iivw year and summer boildayn tbere I a constant procession of newly marrl-d couples and their wltnew- before tbe sheriff in Glas gow. Tbe suitor are principally drawn from the nrtlsan classes and the classes below them, but there i osually a sprinkling of a better class. Londou Spectator. Making His Mark. "One funny thing I have learned about human nature," aaid a drug tore cashier, is the habit many peo ple have of marking their name in the city directory. They do that because the directory Is the only place where their name ever gets into print, and it has auch a fascination for them that they can't resist calling attention to it. A funny little old man who likes to talk tells me that be has made special trips to different parts of the city Just to mark his name in the directories of the neighborhood. He puts a little cross in red ink before it. I asked him what good St did. He said none, pos sibly, although he 1 a teacher of lan guages and may get a few call3 on account of that queer7 advertisement. "But his is an exceptional case. Not many persons spend time and money hunting up city directories, but every time they happen to see a new one they can't help looking up their name and putting some kind of a mark around it" Philadelphia Ledger. . When One Drills With Diamonds. A diamond bit for rock drilling is quite an expensive article, says Cas sler's Marline. Its value, however, will undergo fluctuations, dependent upon the price of the diamonds. Per haps $800 Is a fair value for a bit. The diamond used is exceedingly hard harder than those usually used as Jewelry. Their carat price is consid erable, averaging, say, $00 per carat. The diamonds used will weigh from one to two carats, so that eight have a value ranging from $480 to $900 on the average. The los3 of a bit means many diamonds gone and may lead to difficulty with the hole. The diamond is not tough, but brittle. It will withstand heavy pressure if applied evenly and without shock. It can readily be seen that drilling through seajny rock may become quite unfavorable. If there is much quartz present the abrasion may become ex cessive. Under ordinary conditions, however, the wear on the diamonds, while considerable, is by no means pro hibitive. Queensland Pearl Divers. The Queensland diver gets into his dress at daybreak, steps on to the lad der over the side and fastens the life line round him. The tender screws on the face glass, the pumps are sbirted, and down goes the diver to look for shell. If he is on ground where shell is plentiful he fills his bag, then allows his dress to till with air. which brings him to the surface, when he is hauled to the boat by the life line. He emp ties his b3 g on to the deck and goes down for another bagful. Some ol the divers c '"-"tonally work in twenty-five fathoms. The greatest danger with which the diver has to contend is paralysis, and, knowing the danger he runs, he sometimes demands 200 in advance, and this amount is some times lost to the pearler through. the zeal and daring of tha. diver. London -Globe. Evolution of Clothes. Centuries ago, as Sir Walter Scott says in "Ivanhoe," men wore one thick ness of clothes, whether of wool, leath er or velvet. The shirt was invented, but for a long time was worn only by the ncb'Uty and gentry. Then follow ed the waistcoat, breeches and later on trousers. The overcoat, which succeed ed the medieval cloak, was rare until the seventeenth century. Pittsburg Dispatch. Meteoric Matter. In the early days of ts history the earth is bejieved to have grown rapid ly by the addition of meteoric matter. It Is still growing in the same manner, though scarcely to an appreciable ex tent, for the mass of meteoric matter added yearly is reckoned - to be only 120,000 tons. v Evidences of Wealth. "Father seems Impressed with your talk, about' coupons," said the girl. "Have you really any?' "Sure" answered the guileful youth. "Got 700 saved up toward the furniture tor our little flat" Louisville Courier Journal. 1 ' Of Course Not. Mrs.VWellmeant Are you married? Tramp (indignantly) Wot! Do yer think I'd be relyin' on total strangers for support if I had er wife? Ex vchange. - ; Nothing can help a man to do a thins, tthen he thinks he cannot do It Nat Gataa That Way. 1 HUa Adki&, tbere la torsetbls desire tet7 taocb to ak you." -Oh, Mr. WUHatoo-l oa Fred rm asm I abotxid be delbjbied to bear that U, I cwto what 1 there that Tft'i can poitalbly wish to ask totT -Woald yoo be wlllkiS to p oa i long Journey with mV -A rery. rery Iocs Jonraey, Fredr -Ten, a rery. rery bnj Journey." -Te. I win with yoo. Of ccrara I I soppre it U the Journey that a man and a woman take together only once in a lifetime?" Well, at a rule I suppose it would not le taken more than once. You ee. iuy mother cr.d I are thinking of taking a trip to Japan, and he thought It would be nle if I could find fcocu one who would be willing tu ko as a sort of traveling companion end maid to her in return for h&xlnz her expenses paid. "Oh! Weil, you Jtwt tell your home ly mother that when I wish to hire out I'll look for some other kind of a job. Chk-iiso Ileeord-IIerald. - Father Dilemma. I A parent's life is one long responsr bUlty. It's a wonder that no many of ; the genus discharge their duties no acceptably. A writer in the Cleve land Plain Dealer has discovered an other parental problem, or perhaps he merely calls attention to one which many fathers have discovered for themselves. ' "IIow's the family? one inquired of a happily married west aider yes terday. "Well, my children are at a difficult age now." "Difficult? Why, they've all passed the measles and teething stage, have they notr "Long ago. But you don't know a father's troubles. My children are at the age where if I use slang my wife says I'm setting a bad example, and if I speak correctly the kids think J'm a back number. Which would you do?" w' In a Japanese Sleeping Car. It was at night we had our first ex perience In a Japanese sleeping car. The track Is narrow gauge, and- the standard sleeping cars have six seats running lengthwise, each seating two passengers, with a center aisle. The upper berth is the regular Pullman style, and a section will accommodate two passengers. The night wras during the extreme heat of midsummer, the car was -crowded, and in addition to the regular curtains each berth was provided with a mosquito bar, which added to the general discomfort. Pas sengers were taken on and let down at all stops, so there was a constant pro cession through the aisle all night. Part of the car was reserved for local accommodation, and those who sat up smoked Incessantly, so that long before morning the atmosphere became in tolerable. Railway Age Gazette. Submarines at Sea. Equilibrium is almost as difficult to maintain for a submarine vessel as for an aeroplane. With mod'rn large sub marines the act of diving is performed when the vessels have headway. The bow is depressed by horizontal rud ders, and the vessel moves obliquely downward. The desired depth having been attained, the steersman must so manage the horizontal rudders that the vessel shail practically maintain its level; but, in fact, its course be comes really an undulating one. There must be no movement of men or weights in the vessel without immedi ate compensation to restore and main tain the balance, else the submarine may dive to a disastrous depth. Man ual control has been found better than automatic control. Mesmerism. ' Frederick Anthony Mesmer. the founder of mesmerism, was a German physician of Merseberg. His thesis setting forth the science of mesmerism- was published in 17GG. Mesmer contended that the heavenly bodies dif fused through the universe a , subtle fluid, which acts on the nervous sys tem of all animated beings and espe cially u;on that of man. He gained a great number of followers and realized a splerfdid fortune. A committee of physicians and "philosophers" Inves tigated his pretensions, which " were finally exposed in 1784. Notwithstand ing this, however, Mesmer continued to have many frienfts and followers, so great was the personal "magnet ism" of the man. Superstition That Is Ancient. In many parts of Great Britain the superstition still survives that it U folly to save a drowning man, as he will sooner or later do an injury to the rescuer. ' The superstition comes down from our ancestors, yet traces of it exist among the, Sioux and other In dians, who seem to have inherited it from aboriginal sources. The belief is most prevalent in Cornwall and vari ous parts of Scotland. . A Mean Jolt. Peckem So you want to marry my daughter, do you? Young Yes, sir. Peckem Hem! Are you aware that she strongly resembles her mother? Young I am, sir. Peckem Then take her, young man, and er be as happy as you can. London Mail. J Greatness. Greatness Is self conscious; not In the ordinary sense of that phrase, but in the sense that denotes conscious ness of its possession. William E SI loonds. Stage Snow. He There was nearly a bad fire at the theater. She How was that? He The villain lit a cigarette and. toss ed the match into the snow. Fra;h Wkiitrav Tb fall fead iL.;iti beard vfcfc& tu oace th prkle n4 joy cf every wtH died rarb&sa U test 2!ts?$exr in. Not less as the atmta of rartt teeoed with rofusd Crere car ry In black portfolio coder their arc and acreened by a curtain of coriy fcalr which whisked gayly la tb breeze. Bed bronze was tbe LiTortte color, either oatcral r bottled, aa tb cae cdsbt be. Ia mornecta of a l la tent or perplexity the beard offered feat poftsibilirfes to ita harassed own er, who seemed to derive insplrarioa from its constant manipulation. I remember once, wbea I waa liTlng with a French family on the other aide of the Felne. t was attacked by Influ enza. Madame Insisted upon my call ins in her do-tor. He was a rery small man with a rery large beard. After listening to tbe story of my life be proceeded to examine my lanss. I was about a foot taller than be was, o be was obliged to stand 0a tiptoe to perform the rite. As be glued bis i ear to my then bis beard seemed to annoy bim, for he suddenly gathered Jt upjn one hand and flung it orer my pwe,.. Thd action astonished . . . entIrelv forjrot to wheeie. thereby depriving him of one of my most interestingjiymptoms. Exchange. The Last Hope. When Lemuel Gregg died a cousin from a distant town appeared, saying be had come to settle the estate and take tbe residue as Lemuel's only kinsman. He had a jaunty air at first, but at the end of a week he had ac quired a watchful and anxious expres sion. When he stepped into the office of Lawyer Mears on Saturday after noon he seemed to be extremely nerv ous. "Well, bow aro you coming out?" asked the lawyer. "I suppose it's all clear sailing, isn't it?" "Clear sailing!" echoed the executor. "Do you suppose Td be here with a fee to pay if 'twas clear sailing? I'm desperate, I tell you! "There isn't a thing left of Cousin Lem's estate except a two dollar bill and three pewter plates. 1 want to know if there's any way that I can oblige the town to accept those plates for the tax bill it sprung up on me after I thought I'd got everything paid? If there is I'll give you a dollar and use the other half o that two dollar bill to get back where I came from this very night." Youth's Companion. Spruce Trees Nursed by Pines. A singular fact with regard to the re lations of different species of trees has been brought put by the reforestation of the peninsula of Jutland, Denmark. It was observed that when planted alone spruce trees did not prosper, but that if a spruce was planted near a mountain pine it'grew up vigorously. Further experiment has shown that if the pines are placed near the spruces at the beginning and after being al lowed to grow together with them for a few years are cut down the benefit to the spruce continues. The phenom enon is not understood, says Profes sor J. W. Harshberger, but it is sup posed that the roots of the mountain pine are inhabited by some mycorhiza which produces the nitrogen needed by the trees and that this organism is transferred to the roots of the sur rounding spruce. Once the infection has taken place the presence of the, pine is no longer necessary. Old Time London Sundays. Now and then one hears Londoners complaining that their Sunday is too dull. i They want more amusements, attractions, life. But had they lived in the seventeenth century they would have found a vast difference. At that period a Sunday in Lmdon was a day of trials. One had only to fetch or carry to break the Sabbath. Men were fined for carrying such things as a haunch of venison and a pair of shoes, while another individual had to pay up for swearing on a Sunday. A. duke and a knight were fined again and again for riding In their carriages on the first day of the week, and one un fortunate pedestrian had to pay a sov ereign because he was caught in the act of strolling from Bristol to Bath on a Sunday. Pearson's Weekly. Waterfalls In Japan. S. Waterfalls in Japan are almost countless. There is one at every turn, and where there was not one in the beginning the Japs have made one, for It is their passion. Every little garden has a fall or two or it would not be considered a garden. There-ure many very beautiful ones in various parts of the country, and they are all of them shrines visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. The Best You Have, Always give of the best that is In you. Feel responsibility toward your self and your work. Never be con tent with a compromise with work. Give an employer the best that you have in you to give. Belvedere Brooks. Mean Reply. "Talk about man!" exclaimed the suffragist. "What has man ever done for woman?"- "He's furnished her with a model Bhes trying durned hard to Imitate," came a voice from the rear of the halL Boston Transcript -' -"i Remorse, A. chemist had made a mistake in his weights and poisoned a customer. When the fatal tidings were brought to him he exclaimed, "Wretch that I am and my best customer too! It is the rule of rules and the gen eral law of air laws that every persca should observe those of the plsst where he is. Montaigne. C!uartu Otrrt.) Owiag taaisiy to dass'Mte by wra pssita, lower Kcypfa eottoa rw reported 1 1 per real below the t tr Afe while upper Ejrypfa ataalSer mp prosaist abemt th ctaaJ ySeid. India erop. xamadd ia mcreax ery proaUiac at first ha fceea coa aiderably shorteaed by droagrht. &Q U woald aeeta that bear laterrau caaaot count epoa eoaditioaa la cot toa countries outalde tbe Ualtd tSatea fatorlng thea thU year. ; "flatter ludities in Uo Sooth.- Charlotte Observer.) In th opinion of that scellent" magazine. The World s Work, "South Carolina has as iu Governor perhaps' the unfittest man In the whole Com monwealth, just as Mississippi is about to end her unfittest man to the United States Senate. It think that while these are misfortune they have their origin in the condi tions of a passing era. 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