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A 4 Warm Kagiiffinhl. Washington. Aug. 13 Tho rvnr de partment late yesterday afternoon re ceived tho following) Ponce, vln Uerruudn, Aug. It. Sec retary of wnr. WaiililnBton! The fol In wins mceeago waa received from Sohwnn: "Oatnp Near Hormlgueros, Aug. 10 Advnue gunrd Including onvnlry of lhl.1 oommnnd, vhllo roconnolterlng northwest of Ilnsarlo river, near Hor mlgucros, dot doped strong Spanish fore which Is)- concealed In the hills north of Mnynxuez. In general en Kngeinent thiit followed Meat. Uyron, eighth cavalry, my aide de camp, was wounded In foot, and Prlvnto Vernber Kor, compnny 1). eleventh Infantry, and on other private were hilled and four teen enlisted men wnundod. It li re imrted that the most If not the entire Spanish iinrrlenti of Maynguez nnd HirroiindlliK coiintryconslstlni; of 1000 regular nnd 100 volunteers, took part In the engngemont. We drove the one mytfrom hl position nnd It I believed ItiUlPiml hMvy low. A wounded Span ish lieutenant v.n found In the field uitd brought tn our lines. Conduct of olilcer and men beyond nil praise. 8GHWAN." Oonnio wni captured noxt day. Tim Wounded, Washington. Aug. 12. Tho war de yarttuent ha received two dispatches frHi Oen. Milt, undor dato of Ponco, Aug. 10, ae fnllowa: 8eerlnty of War. Washington The following Is r hit of tho wounded In the sixteenth Pennsylvania In tho t-klrmtsh bynnd Con mo, Auc. 9: Cor poral lift in o, company B, left aide; Private C. C. Frank, company C, right aide; Private George Whltlock, com Many C, right aide; Private L. Ubold, 'ompany R, rlKtit elbow; Private K. V. Jolly, company V, left arm. MILHS. Saaretnry of Wnr. Washington Hnv established telegraphic cnmimi jilcutlnn with (kit. Itrnoks, who reporU that In a skirmish on tho Sth with the annmy, about three mlloa north of (luuynmn. (Jen. Hnlna forced tho fliiemy tp retreat. The following men of tho 4Y'.h 0I,H wounded (nono kill ' Wl: Capt. Kdward O. Thompson, com pany K. In right breast; Prlvnto Sam uel J. Jon!, right knee; Prlvnto No ble W. Hiinlr-ker, company H, In iiukln; Private Hurry 3, I Initio, com pany C. In right foot; I'rlvntn William .1. Kddlnictou. company A, In rlnht hip. MILRB. TrnnMHl Itrliirnliii:. Washington. Auk. IS. Tho following triu received at tho atnto department Inat night: Consulate of tho Tutted States. Hong Kong. Auk. 11. Moore, WnHhliigtoir Jnfnrinatlon den. Cochin, sloumahlp Sidney left Nagasaki 27th, Australia 20th, Peking 0th nil direct for Hun Fruiulwo without atop, WILDMAN. Wednesday Secretary Alger uabll Hen. Merrltt asking when tho trnna jHirt aent to Manila would return, nnd thU reply of Consul Wlldman glvo tho Information daalred. It la expected thiiy will reach San 1'rniiolnco nbout the 17th. The nggrogato euaetty of thwe vesaol In nbout 3000 troop, and tfcat number will be nt once atnbarkcd for Manila. Ituili for Rents, Iluffalo, N. V.. Auc. 12. Blneo the llotton law lcgnllxcd boxInR contoata In the atato of New York, there ha never been eueh n nmh for aeata ut it tUtlr oxhlbltlon an la now coming !n dnlly to tho llnwthorno Athletic club oltlclaU of thla rty. bofore which club forhptt nnd McCoy will meet on the lot h of next month. Yesterday ovor JiiODi) wu reeelred for aeata alone, wlill aeoreji of nppllrnntn for aeata re turned down, the momberr.hlp np pllratlnn not belut; enelowd. Kvery foot of tho lumbor to be uacd In the bulldltiR I on the uroiind, and Hid Mintraetor hna received Ills II rat imy mant. In tho ahupe of n cheek for J3000. (Ian. Cnpplngor'a nrmy enrim hna baajv ordered to lluntavllle, Ala. The Yale bus cone to Santiago. Km Camp, WaaMuK. Aug. 12. Ool. Miller of the uuartermaater'a depiirtment. who waa at the departtaent yeaterday, re ported that there wouIU be no trouble at all about an abundant water supply t Moutauk Point. Ho eald that after Paaalng through the hard pan In drill ing wella they atrurk gravel, and found en abundanee of good water. Surgeon General Hternbcrg aaya there appear to be no trouble whatever about an utiundanee at water of good quality. Oolil liirllruivnl. Perth. Wet AuntrollB, Aug. 13. Advlcaa from KHlooerlla aay thouaandH of MMjple are ruahlHg to the vlalnlty of l4kk O wynne, vloae to Kanowana, where a UHRgei of gold weighing nine-ty-tlve poumta wm recently dtaeevered. The excitement In tlie mining dlatrleu la reported to be Interne. itorlM at NhlrmUli. Key Wcat, Fla., Aug. 12. Ono more name haa been added to the email Hit of the navy's war vlrtlma. Mmanuel Kotilourla. n eonl pataor on tho gun boat llnnaroft, wai ahot and klllexl dur Ing a sharp engagement with Spanish riflemen nt a point of land Jutting In Cortla bay, on tho south toaat of the provlnro of Plnar del Illo, on August 2, It la not known how many Bpanlards' Uvea paid for his, but the Spanish lose waj undoubtedly aovere. The llancroft waa cruising about the Cortla bay on blockade duty whan a salt was aeon closo to tho land, nbout ten mllvs to tho northwnrd. The gunboat'a atc-tm launch waa armed with a one-pounder and Lieut. Henry H. WlUon, was sent to Intercept the stranger. HI.o turned out to bo a Spanlah schooner. When first observed tho Spaniard lay near the wreck of tho Ranto Domingo, re cently sunk by tho Uagle. Hy tho ttmo tho atenm launch reached that ?olnt the schooner had worked Into port and a party of Spaniard, Including k body of soldier, was attempting to haul her ashore. The launch stood boldly In and a brisk fire from her. ono pounder speedily scattered tho crowd, Tho Spaniards tool; rcfugo In high grass ushoro, but In splto of tho fact the party In the launch waa Ignorant of the enemy'a Htrcngth, tho Ameri cans want ahead with their work with admirable ooolnoea. Jam Munroo. n itrat-claae appren tice, awnm to tho achooner and mndo a llilu fv,at to nor In order to pull her out. At tho same tlmo Vuldomar Hohcn Croon nu ordinary teaman, dropped over tho side of the launch and mudo for a pier where u small aloop-rlHgnd boat wua moored. Tho launch then commenced to haul off tho schooner, but the line parted, and while another waa beliiR run to her tho Spaniards, who hud aotht shelter In the woods, poured In r ".irderoua fire. Koulourla, who wua leaning over tho aldo of l ha luiiurli, wua ahot through tho tutmat and full dead. Kortunately no elao wua Injured. Instantly the men In tho luiinch began a rapid. return II ro with their rill, while Lieut. Wllsnu maneuvered the Iminoh to as to take a lino thrown by llohungreeu from tho small boat which ho had ahoved oft from the pier. He wua opene'. on In ambuscade with such well dlrcctttd aim thut the Spaniards were routed without u chuncu to return the American lire. On Aug. 4 Commander Clover, who wna senior olllcnr transferred In llni; to thu Maple while the Uanurofl's boil er were uuilergclm; reimlr. Ho too It tho launch with III in under Kualgn Vogohnua, still armed with her ono pouuder. They proeeeded to the north woat extremity of tho lalo of l'luea and there saw a large simp ami schooner moored In shore . Tho launch went after them, but n.i aouu as she wna olrvel npproac hint; tho crews of the Spanish vuels took to their amull bouts. The sloop wna nsround, and toward his veaaet Rnnlgn Vegolsuna huudml his launch. A thu latter drew near to the sloop ii party of Span lards on shore opened lire on thu Americana. Then the launch's onu pouuder una In opened on the enemy. Hut before she had 11 red many shota the Maple opened flro with her six puuudor nnd swept the brush uloujj the beach. While the deusu foliage nahora gavu the enemy n decided nd u at a go no American waa hit. Hut It la safe to aay that under the Maple' heavy lire u targe iiumbr of Spaniard j wero killed or wounded. The sloop turned out to bo n trading .vodsel with no cargo on board, und not being worth the trouble to send to an American port, a few shot from tho Maple put her under water. Tho schooner, however, prured "to be of Vhlue. Trouble Imminent la China. .Mill-.' Clioll. Wuahliigton, Aug. It. Alger make a statement on hli relatione with Shut ter. He denlo tlwt Shatter wna aeleet tal with a view of humiliating Mile, and aeeerts that AUafler waa Miles' choice. Philippine Insurgent! want to bu an nexad to thu United States. Tb Vfamla Arrlttt. New York, Aug. 11 The steam yaubt Wanda, Capt. Miller, which haa been In the service of the Aeaoelated Pre for nearly four mouth a a dle patehboat.aeoomiMiiylug tho American fleet and army in tlfc West Indian wa ter, arrived here from Porto Uleo yea terday morning. On board were Col. Charles S. Ulehl, aaalstant general manager; Dr. It. It. Jolinatouu and Mr. N. C. Wright, stuff correspondents. ilttnu nt WntlilnBtun. Washington, Aug. 13.-The peaee protocol wna algnwl yesterday ta 4: 33 P to. by Serrntr.iy of Minte Pay, repre sontlng the Tinted State, tvi M. Cam lion, the Kreneh nuiBaamtdtir, repre senting the flpanMh govemrtant. The protocol prortdHi 1. That Spain will rellHqliUh till claim of soverng.i y ortir und iltlo In Cuba. 2. That Porto Uleo ami oilier "imn lh Island In the West Indie (Hid an Island in tho Udronri, to be tolcotml by the Unltd Stotea, ilmll be Ccdod to the latter. 3. That the United Stole will occu py and hold the elty. bay and harbor of Manila pending the eoncliialon of n treaty of peaca which shall daturmliio the control, disposition and cdvora mcnt of thu Philippine. 4. That Cuba, Porto Uleo nnd other Spanish Islands In the Woat Indie ahull bo Immediately evacuated and that commissioner, to bo appointed within ton dnya, ahnll, within thirty day from tho algnlng of the protocol, meet at llnvann nnd San Juun re spectively, to arrange and oxecuto de tails of tho evacuation. 6. That the United Stuto and Spain wilt each appoint not moro than live commlslsonur to negotiate and oou aludo a treaty of peace. Tho commis sioners are to meet nt Parle not later than October 1. 0. On tho algnlng of Uo protocol hoatllltln will bo atiapendcd nnd no tice to that effect will bo given as soon as possible by enoh government to tho commanders of It military and naval force. Tho nbovo la tho ofllolal stntcmoiit of tho protocol' eontont aa prepared nnu given to the pre by Secretary nay. Aa soon na tho ponce protocol wan lirnwl the president aent fur Secre taries Algar nnd Long and don. Corbln nnd by hla direction orders to cense hostllltloa forthwith were aont to (lone. Mile, Merrltt and Shatter, to Admlnil Dewey nnd Sampson and military com- mandert generally. Navnt (,'niuiiinnilKis Notllloil, Washington, Aug. 13. In accord ance with tho proclamation issued by iho president auspcndlng hoatllltlo. other were laaued ycaterdny to thu navul commnnder nt tho aovoral sta tions In tho United Stnto, Culm nml tho Phlllppliiiai, currying Into effect tho direction of tho proclamation. Tlu navy deportment not only transmit ted tho prealdonfa proclamation In full to the aavornl commandera-ln-chief, but also directions na to the (De position of their vossel. The following order In that aenee am self-explanatory: Navy Department, Wnahlngtan, Auk. 12. Sampson, SautlaKo: Suspend all hnstllltle. lllockndo or Cuba and Porto ltlco I raised. Howell ordered to assemble veaaela at Key Woat. Pro ceed with Now York, llrooklyn, Indi ana. Oregon, Iowa and Mnasaeliusetta to Tompklnavllle. l'lure monitor In anfo harbor In Porto Illco. Watson tmnefera hla Hug to Newark, and will remain at (liiantunnmo. Assemble nil crutaer in aafo harbors. Ordor nut rition north in Itoeolutii. AI.I.KN, AcIIiir Sei-rotury. Nnvy Dopaitmont. Washington. Aug. 13. Itnmoy, Key Weal: In ac cordance with tho presldent'a procla mation suspend Immediately all hos tilities. Commence withdrawal of ves sel from blockade. Ordor lilookndlug vessels fu Cuban water to assemble it Key Wct. AI.LUN, Acting Secretary. Tho notification to Admiral Dewey was not made public, but Assistant BeerelHiy Allen atuted that liealde be ing put In possession of the president' proclamation ho wn ordered to eense hostilities and raise tho blockade of Manila. In oompllanee with the order sent Admiral SnmiHon and Commodore Itemoy, oaeji will send a voad around the eost of Cuba to notify tho block ading squadron that the blockade bus been raised. Admiral Schley I on the llrooklyn, and eouiee north with her. China and Itussju are mid to have formed a secret alliance. Mnyiictlri Taksli, WaaJiln&tun. Aug. II. At 1 o'clock yesterday moral ng the war department posted the following: Ponoe, Aug. 11 Secretary of war, Washington: iollowlai: from Schwan: ImRiMllaUly a'er repulse yesterday Ppaalsh troops Jolived hy what wero left In Mayagttec, movetl In direction of I.aeMs. Have aefittweuta in that direc tion My eommand entered Mayuguei at 9 o'clock this morning, MH.U3. IHslli nt KlrUUn.l. Valejo. OrI Aug. 1J. Hear Admiral Klrklaud, eemmandaMt of the Mare Island nary yard, died yesterday after noon. Hear Admiral W. A. Klrklaud was apiiolHted from North Carolina, July 2. 1810: mode a midshipman June 30. IMS; lieutenant March 18, 1819; lieu tenant eommaudor July 16, 1803: com mander March 2, 189; captain April, US8; commodore June 37. 1893, and rear admiral March 1, 1891. No Mora .Vacdad. Washington, Aug. 13, Tho follow lowing dlspatoh, duted Santiago, Aug. 13, was received by 8urgon (Jeneral Sternberg: Sternberg, Washington: Breakwater arrived yesterday. Received S1GM from Paymaster Collin. Had previous ly received $(08 from Surgeon Appal. No more money needed now. Im mune soldier and female nunten to be tent, probably, will be enough. No more doctors wanted. HARVARD, Chief Surgeon. I'rMlrtFM's r telauinllnn. Washington. Aug. 13.-Tho prealdenl ha Issued tho following proclamation: lly thv president of tho Unltod Statoi a proclamation: Whereas, by n protocol ooncludod and signed August 12, 1808, by William It. Day, secretary of stnto of tho Uni ted States, and hla exeollenoy Julci Cnmbon, umbsasndor extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of tho re public of France at Washington, ro epeetlvely representing for thla pur hwo tho government of tho United State nnd the government of Spain, Iho United State nnd Spain have for mally agreed upon tho term upon which negotiation for tho establish ment of peace between tho two couu trie shall be under tnltcn; nnd, Whereas, it la In said protocol agreed that upon Its conclusion and signature hiMtllltlva between the two countrlea ahnll be suspended, and that notice toi that effect ahnll bo given an soon na possible by each government to the rommandors of Its military and naval force, Now, therefore, I. Wm. MoKlnloy, president of tho United States, do In accordance with stipulation of said protocol, deelnro nnd proclaim on the part of tho United State a suspension of hostllltloa nad do hereby command that orders bo Immediately given through Iho proper channels to the commanders of tho military and navoj force of the United States to abstain from alt nets Inconsistent with this proclamation. In wltnos wharoof, I have hereunto act my hand and caused the seal of tho United Stat os to bo nfllxed. Done In tho elty of Washington, thla 13th day of -August In tho year of our Lord ono thousand eight hundred nnd ninety eight, nnd of tho Independonao of tho United Slate tho ono hundred and twenty-third. WM. M'KINLKY. lly the president. WILLIAM It. DAY, Secretary of State. A ropy of the proolnmntlon tin been enblad to our nrmy und navy com iimndor. Spain will cable her com mnnder like liiHtructlon. Tho order to (len. Merrltt to suspend hostilities was it follows: "Adjutant tlenernl'H Ofllce. Wash ington. Auk. 12. 1808. Merrltt, Manila: Tho prosldent direct all military oper ation nnjnlnt the nnciny bo suspended, Pence negotiations nre nearlng comple tion, a protocol having Just bson sign ed by representative of the two coun tries. You will Inform the commnnd er of tho Spanish forcra In tho Phil ippines of those Instruction. Purthiir order will follow. Ac knowledge receipt. II. C. COllIUN. Adjutant General. lly order of the Secretary of War. The order aont to dsn. Miles nnd Can. Shatter wore Identical with the nbovo save a to tho name. (len. Merrltt will be directed to con-f-r with tho Spanish commandant nt Matiltn to carry out the tirms of tho protocol and to occupy Manila Imme diately. (Sen. Miles will put himself In communication with the chief au thority nt Porto ltlco for tho purpose of having the Spanish force turn over San Juan nnd other point to him preparatory to evncnutlon. Owliu; to condition In Cubn, the order to (Ion. Shutter to bo sent hereafter will be much different from those to other general. I'nrllHiiicnt ItcMMamtiUit, . Loudon. Aug. 13. When tho house of common reuaaemblwl yesterday tho member, uoeordlug to oiiHtom, prooeeded to tho house of loriln, whero the queen's speech was road. Then they relumed tn the house of com mnna, where the epsech was again rend, FOR BOYS AND GntLS, BOME OOOD STORIES POn OUR JUNion nEADuns. irotr Tliry Nw i 1'rr liti-ntlli-xts nil .Iciinln lint mi llit-lllng lltprrl enr That tlmU All Uslit-y'allj's l'u'l Wliut stamp . Ounilriiiaii, llmlj- ItxiiT'rail. Providence, It. I., Aug. 13. Marin A. Plyun'M body bus boon recovered from the ocean. The woman wa mur dered on the pier while defending her honor. A trlek bicyclist, who oUtm Sun Krnneisco, St. Louie and Cincin nati as hi home, Is aecusotl of the crime. Hi protest hi Jnnocencc. Vallotr l'tr llsalli. New Orleans, La., Aug. 13. Yel low fever has developed nt franklin, La., a email town on the lino of the Southard Pa elfle railroad, 100 miles west of this city. Thursday night John Hnbsan died under peculiar conditions, nnd the par ish physician held nu autdpsy, result ing in the verdict of yellow fover. The man had been treated for meningitis by the loeal physicians. There la a crisis In Hungary. Uoullrmvil at Madrid. Madrid, Aug. 13.-An offlelitl dis patch has been received from San Juan de Porto ltlco confirming tho re port that the American troop hare occupied Mayaguec. the Important town an the western coast of Porto ltlco. The dlsrftttrh adda that the Spanish garrison, consisting ut a bat talion of Infantry and some guerillas, with the two mountain guna, com manded' by Col. Tolo, made a sortie 1 1 out the plaoe, and during the engage ment which followed the Spaniards hid three men killed and nine wounded. Hmiittlilnjr Ittrli Day, BemethlH mob ilny-n smile, It la imii much to alve, And the Utile am of Ufa Maki sweet th days wrf llv. The world tma w-nry benrta That t ran t'leaa ami flbeer. Ami n smlln for every day Stukra mihsIiIh all lb year. Bomelhlnn 'neb dsy-a werd. We ennmil knew Its laiweri It arawa In rrtiltMlnass Aa arawa tho khiIIh rtowar, What cemfert It may bring U'bera alt Is dark and drrar; lr a kind went every day Mskmi plntmnt all the year. Rornethlng earh day-a lliouabt, ynselflnii, neod, and true, Tim aids atwlher need While we our way irue; That seek to I la h ten lianrta, That ismta to imtbwaya slearj Pot n Mpriil tlHttight aaeh day Mokes buppy ull the yetir. Nnmethlns each day-a deed Of klmlneea nnd of Hed, Te link tn closer latmls All bmnflii brBlberheod. Oh, Dims the Heavenly will We nil mny do while her : Per a hihhI ded every day ilakea tdemwl nil the year. tire of telling how they saw tho presi dent. Frank L. tlraeff, In YBUtli Companion. Ilow Thejr Han the 1'rnlilf nt. "Tho President to Arrive Tills Aftor noon." So In bold type tho Public Lodger announced to lloss that Febru ary morning as alio caught a pnsslug gllmpso of it on her wny through tho library. 8ho hoaltnted only long enough to road: "Tho Presidential Train to Arrive nt 3 P. M" nnd then hurried on to tho station, whero she mid Jennie mot nnd took tho train to tho city, whero thoy were nitondlng a select school. The topic of conversation six miles long from Sharon Hill to Philadelphia was all about the prosldent. who wns tn address tho university studonta In the Aondomy of Music that night. "O Jennie." said lies, "wo will bo at the llrnnd Streot Station when hla trnlu nrrlvo. School I over at halt post two, and hi train la not due un til three o'clock, nnd our train dooa not leave until three-aovontcon." At recess, nt luncheon, nnd nt tlmrn during study periods all that day there wna ono nbsorblug thought tho presi dent. Hut at Inat the tedious loasona were finished nnd school wns over for tho day. In a whirl of excitement nnd expectancy two llttlo girl hurried with nil possible speed to the station. There thoy found every place crowded by cbcorlng. yelling studonta nnd tho pub lic In goneral. Tho sidewalks, strcelN, and tho station Itself, were thronged with pcoplo onger to see tho prosldent. It was with gront dllllrulty that the po llro managed in open nn nventir through the mnan of humanity far the travelling public to roach the trains ready for departure. Hess and Jennie, with the aid of a policeman, managed to push their way Into the station nml tecuro a position that gnvo them a view ut the exit from tho trains. Hern they stood, each with ono eye on the arriving trains art! tho other on tho clock. And na orory passing minute brought the tlmo for the departure of their train nearer, and still the preside' :al train was not in sight, thoy beta'se foarful leet they might, aftor all. fall to too him. In conicqticnco of the crowded con dition or tho station, nnd the great dif ficulty for women nnd children to roach tho trains, a rumor wna started that several nf tho wny trains to near by points would not leave until after the arrival of the presidential party, which wna not expected until quarter iwst three. Thla order, or rumor, In cluded tho eovcn!eon-inliiii!o-paat-three train to Sharon Hill. It was now thirteen minutes imet throe, and hardly hnd Hoes nnd Jennie imlled nml Joyously exproeaed their approval for such ttrriuigotneiite, that seemed apeclaily favorable to them, when they heard above the din of the waiting crowd: "Shaton Hill way train, gate number three. All aboard!" and looking up thoy saw the hands of the clock pointing ta quarter st three. "() I less, only two minutes, ami such a crowd to get. through!" "O Jennie! We Will mls the presi dent!" almost sobbed 1 1 ess In her ills apjMlntment. Tint already they were pushing through the throng. Hess lesdlng anil Jeanle closely following In her wake. All of a sudden they pushed through the crowd, and before them opened a wide avenue lined on either side by po Itcemeii aitd leadlHg directly te the gates. Down this rushed Hess, followed by Jennie. One policeman reached for Uem as they passed, but they escaped. On they went toward their train, where they could sea the conductor, with watch In hand, ready to give the signal for departure. This still fur ther hurried their movements and at their utmost speed they were rushing toward the 9wi. when they plunged unceremoniously Into two gentlemen walking arm In arm. "I beg your pardon!" escaed the well-nlght breathless pair, and as they heard. "It Is certainly urnntsd," they leaked up, and beheld I It waa the prea Idsnt who had speken. anil by his aide was the provost of the university. They dared not stop for a second look, but rushed on. while the crowd lent up a deafening slieut of welcome. "O Jeanle! to think that lie spake ta us; and excused hs so kindly!" mid Usee, as they seated themselves Juot ss the train began to mote. Should they live lo be as old na ihatr grandmothers, they will never t'altj's rnpplri, You seo Patty liked red. That's why sho wore red dresao and big red hats and planted a whole big paper ot red poppy seeds In her llttlo garden beside tho fence I And ovory night Patty watered this garden and pulled nut the tiny weed, enoh and overy ono of them, nnd wall ed nnd wntohed nnd longed for her poppy plant to growl Hut never a ono could alio find, although sho hunt ed and hunted. "I don't bellevo those popples will over como up. evert" sighed llttlo year-old Patty, sorrowfully. "An' It's 'eaiiso tho seeds wero so Utile I They woro alt tiny wen baby sreds, 'moat too llttlo to growl" "Humph!" sold Hrother Ned. "It's 'cause you planted them away dbwif deopl" "Yes," deolnrod Slater Rue, "an Ifa 'cause you watered them so much you drowned them I" Hut what do you guess Unslo John said 7 And he own two large green house and over so many great gar dens, nnd so ho ought to know, my dear. "Patty." ho said, very solemnly, "It'a because you pulled them up I You pulled up every weed and you pulled up overy sprouted poppy seed I" "Hal ha!" shouted Hrother Ned, "He! ho!" Implied Hue. "O-ohl" said .'atty, In surprise. And then alio ran nway to buy sonic mur leeds, only this tlmo thoy were tins turtltims. "For they'll bo big enough to soo them," alio said. Margaret Dune. What Mntn a Uriitleitinii, "In nil queatloua of manner a young man should always remember that whllo ixillteiioss a a good (rnlt to nc qulro. ruurngo la Infinitely better." wrltoa Kdwnrd Huk on "What Makes n Oentlomnn" In tho July Ladles' Homo Journal. "Politeness Is manner, but caurteay la heart. Mingling In good society can give ua the veneer whli.1i tho world coll n polish ot tnnnnora. and true polltono I not tn bo made little of or scoffed at. Politeness Is a flue nrt, but I an art pure and simple oven nt Its boat. Infinitely better I tho cultivation ot Hint courtesy of re finement which enters into tho feeling ot other nnd hold them sacred. What we want our young men to have I courtosy of manner not regulated by social code or professional censor. It la na much the current coin ot good so ciety na It ever was. Moro than any other clement or grnro In our Uvea, It In Instantly felt and recognized, nnd has nn unfailing Itilltirnce. It calls for respect n nothing elso does. Courtesy of m it nn or nnd courtesy ot speech nm the gift a young man should culti vate." A Utile Mitllieinsllrliin. "Right long furlong I've none today!" With ovldont pride said Kthol May. "Throe hundred and twenty rod, you know, I what I'vo been," 'twn Hrothor Joe. "Ono thousand seven hundred anil six tytrue! So many yards I've walkon"," said Prue. "live thousand two hundred and eigh ty feci I've gone," said Hen, "and It can't bo boat!" "Pooh!" laughed Trnl, with u knowing smile, "You've only gono, enoh one, a !" A. V. O. Ould and Crlintmi Trnnt, "There arc trout In Whitney arcok, a tributary ot Kern river, In Knns.r," snld a veteran New York nnglar, "tho llko nf which don't exist in any oflier water on tho faro of tho globe. Thoso trout have their abode in tho upper waters of tho creek, and It I not In vaded by any other breed of trout that swarm In the water below, simply heeaii'i thoy cannot get nt It. About six nillos from tho bend ot Whitney crook thoro I a waterfall IfiO feet high. The rock down the faco of which tho water ttimblcn Is solid and smooth from base to summit. There are no protrsdlng ledge nor nny hol lows by menu nt whloh tho other trout, with lenp nfter leap from ledge to ledge and hollow to hollow, could scale till preclpleo, as thoy do at thousand of high waterfall else where. Consequently tho trout 'about the fall havo never been disturbed by interlopers of a different variety, nnd they live by themselves In the pure, eoM water, a moat splendid fam ily ot fresh water fish. "Those trout are literally bespangled wltfe burnished gold nnd dashed with spots of the brightest crimson. The first lime I ever saw one of these trout I actually thought it had been deco rated with Hakes ot gold by Its pos sessor snd that Its red spots had been heightened In color with the brush, lint this Is their natural ornamenta tion, anil when they are taken from tho water and the sunlight strikes them they .glitter and sparkle like a harlequin. They are called the golden trout Their habits nro the same si those of the ordinary brook Irout, with all Us gamy qualities. Their flesh hs the same flavor. Their splendid beau ty Is what place them at tho hood at this great piscatorial family, famuli far Its beauty. Hnw this rare variety ot trout tame lo be alane In UitMe up per waters of Whitney creek Is one at nature's mysteries" And Tliey M to Kill, So accurate Is ths range Under used an American ships that In a recent lost with two shots the praJeeMtai fell within thirty yards of each other at a distance of twelve mites. Hotk would have lilt the hull of a ship farther thia the unaided eye could reach.