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SClENCt AND INDUSTRY. Free argon and helium have now been found in the sulphurous waters of springs in the Pyrenees at La liaillere and Bois. The gases were introduced by M. Bouchard into a Plueker tube con taining' magnesium wire, and when subjected to the silent discharge of electricity combined with the magne sium. He says that they combine with platinum in the same way. Mushrooms grow in immense quan tities in the llussian forests, the in habitants in some places existing en tirely by selling them. Kargopol, in Olonetz, sends yearly 5,000 poods (IS'1,000 pounds) of mushrooms to St. l'eirrsburg. The vaieties are many. With one iorm, the mukhomor, the native tribesof Siberia intoxicate them selves; an infusion from it has a stupe fying effect like that of opium or hasheesh. Jlelmholtz has attributed cirrus clouds to air waves produced when one stratum of air glides over another of different temperature and density, the lower one being nearly saturated with aqueous vapor. The wave crests be come centers of condensation, in con sequence of diminished pressure, and appear as clouds, w hile t!ie depression-) form transparent iiitrrs'.pneiB. On this theory a "mackerel sky" is pro duced when two series of waves cross. Insects are considered by I'iof. C. V. Kily as undoubtedly possessing the senses of sight, toueh, taste, smell and hearing, that of touch being pi-rhaps the only sense strictly comparable with our own. Evidence of other sense organs, utterly unlike any we have, is not wanting. A male Japanese silk worm moth was liberated one night a mile and a half from a caged female oí the species, and in the morning was at the cage, and blind ants reiiuce wooden beans to mere shells without once gnawing through the surface. One of the most interesting of Dr. Oirolamo Segnto's petrifactions has just been found after a long hunt in n Bavarian village, and will be sent to the Florence Anatomical museum. It is the head of a young woman who died of consumption sixty yt tira ago, kept as jx'rfeet as the day she died, with the blond hair wavy and soft as that of a living person. Dr. Seg. to's wonderful secret for petrifying the dead so as to retain the appearance of life forever died with him, but the specimens kept in the Italian museums show no sign of deterioration. Tunneling through the Simplón will begin early next year. There will be two purullel tunnels, each CG.CCO feet or about 12' miles long, 57 feet apart, and connected at intervals of 225 feet. They will be 15,000 feet longer than the St. Gothard and 21,000 feet longer than the Mont Cenis tunuel, but will be 1, 500 feet lower than the two others, which will diminish the working ex penses. It is expected that the work will be completed in live years and a liulf, three years less time, tluit is, than was rrqu'rH f -v '': ft. (iothard. The estimated cost is $11,000,000. Statistics of Russian railroad con struction in 1893 have but recently been published. The length opened for traffic in that year was 1,128 miles, which is a great deal for Russia. This made the total in operation in the coun try 21,884 miles, of which 8,252 miles were state railroads. Of the whole, 4, 302 miles have a double track. These figures include the 1,317 miles in Fin land and the 908 of the Transcaspian railroad, which are not usually included with the Russian railroads. At the close of 1893 work was progressing on 3,912 miles of new railroad. HOW SHE FIXED HIM. A. Hint to Girl That Have Undesirable Suitors. lie was a theatric lover, and she didn't like his style a little bit. He was constant in his devotion, how ever, and that made matters worse. She had tried gentle means to gét rid of. him, but he had disregarded them with painful persistency. In this moment of her desperation he felt it incumbent upon him to propose, to her, as men under similar circum stances often do. Which they wouldn't if they had any sense at all. "Dear one," he exclaimed, hurling himself tragically at her feet, "I love you! My life is yours. Will you take it?" She did not look like a murderess. "Mr. Singleton," she responded, with calm determination, "1 will." He gazed at her rapturously. "Don't do that," she begged, drawing back from him as if in horror. "I have taken your life, as you requested me to do, and you are henceforth to all in tents and purposes dead." He seemed dazed. "I do not, Mr. Singleton," she contin ued, turning aside, "desire to have a dead person in the house, and if you do not go away at once I shall ring for an ambulance and have you removed to the morgue." Then the dreadful situation in which his own precipitate folly had placed him was revealed, and he removed him self with neatness and dispatch. X. Y. Sun. fruit Trees. 1 am still prepared to furnish FKUIT TKKKS suitable for this climate in ,iny number. 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Now, that means gold enough to fill this room from wall to wall and from floor to ceiling. If I sell little brother for that sum, I shall be able to buy everything in the world you want. Shall I sell him?" "No, papa,"answercd the little girl, promptly, and then, before her de lighted father could embrace her for expressing so much unselfish affection, she went on: "Keep him till he's big ger. He'll be worth more then." Washington Post. I i i5 üúin's Financial School has made more converts to ihe sil ver cause than any other publica tion. Wo will send it free to any one paying a year's subscription to The Eaoi.k in advance. Send $2 and pet Tine Eagle and this valu able book. Address The Eagle, filvor Citv, N. M.