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The cactus towers, straight and tall, In:
Through fallow fields of chaparral; Of
And here and there. in paths apart, An
Aduskv peon guides his cart. An
And yokes of oxen journey slow, Tn
In Mexico.
And oft some distant tinkling tells Wt
Of aruleteers, with wagon bells, Th
That jangle sweet across the maize, An
And green agave 2.talks that raise Co
Rich spires of blossoms, row on row, An
In Mexico.
-Upon the-whitened city walls A
The golden sunshine softly falls Of
On archways set with orange trees, A I
On paven courts and balconies. En
Where trailing vines toss to and fro, An
In Mexico.
And patient little donkeys fare Of
With laden saddle bags. and bear Bu
Through narrow ways quaint water jars, Th
Wrethed round with waxen lily stars, Un
And scarlet poppy budsthat blow, In
) - In Mexico.
--E mal
e-e-e3e- e - ge;r-gesre
The slanting shafts of the setting sho<
sun glanced along the level pools and two
gilded the ripples and shimmering had
shoals of the quiet river-the Green and
river-that lay along the edge of the by ]
Adobe desert, like a band of braid at low
the bottom of a woman's skirt. A beft
moment later the red sun dropped be- real
hind the Wa'nsateh mountains,and the his
day was snuffed out like a candle. by
Suddenly, now, a great bla::k cloud was
shoved its shoulders uporer the hills L
behind which the sun sank. With for
majestic swiftness it lifted its head, whE
spread out its dark wings, shadowed rive
the waste and filled the wild canyons shea
--with awful gloom. Far out toward the
the'foothills the unshod. feet of a
mountain cayuse were beating the as t
hard face of the desert, urged on by his
the cruel spurs of. his pitiless master.
For more than siyhours the horse and she
rd.r had been simmering in the sam- dal
mersun, and now they we!camed the
shadowsducked their heads and dived
in under the cloud; the horse eager for
the-cool, and therider for the cover of,
eiht wdosAmoetltrI -re
Across the desert another rider isdn
ndeis~ ~ ~ ~ ~~i knwpa hyaena ing t live
rgivernghis- steed ofe sjeel, s and
it c stareg, the io tel
ring driver is fmpa
the rain begins to. little
e window. A moment later Gree
t is faltin e furiosly, roaring upon the rado,
roof of the cab and blurring the head- and
ght. The iron horse and the ca thse Cany
are ranning neck and neck now. Both sad'
ders know t tatlthey are nearing the lived.
stver, and so slacken their apeed. As and t
he cayuse comes to the water's edge Th
he~ braces his feet and stops short. Wl
Theauius upirst impulse is to din iahs
mout, abandon his horse and find. at
the faingoadnbidge, plunge ino the e
mutonarin rier Thand swit currncang-* rive
rick hm sees tealgt of the engcomo- oreth
hieadh hnes fuis upn. sh rtou
uset uner the ride. stnsGee- h
wheyon the idg hre *thelengopetostheod
dripdak.I the oupie an rea the ktrea
hsetiongfoef the reas the adwa <
rivebn theon the bhidge h oevent ho
HeAsthe lcousetivetocmed nsin ia
leaupeusl upn the lrdee prsmangl indtu
lopeds uptoth sustin tecysad T
he amenia weresl sain thadee
roaingrier The siftrcurren wear- noer
rieeaimdownteman the aentine's lieoI
headligtrhin fud poned hmat the rest
s. swet uneThe bride. afounl~htj W
* Aeynd o, biger the enotn is oo
in't6ppen the ccuants of te dadwre
hirtire orst therea ofo the manondead,
horsenLyn thefo- they gachin the eco
rivent bant Grelow Rietnhenehoever,
thearkened itytold hims touchednlast
laoehd takn the towe, bbe ad thel- cedae
lopedi up kile the oatio (wh es a
Wiethe tnaso) erele stal hosearn es- ad
trapelerA seal fromth aent Stat aikev
mahaleguad goane dowpased thrad to he u
trinutat the bridgepsrao hpagtht th
Itfrol te igheedy peop atd the toge
-tah, desperado did ibethreld-btae abova
passeng ere. Whnte*eca tl
- inglle up tosen the stanan totheed tey
ths agend tolda the mrsar of the oel thled
-"Thneda' i'ourm n "adrtire mar hroea
andeheny iethey suegandein the end.
lgett wooden hote, whid when cale thed
herked e numberi of strager's hast
thamthd macrshal and Cone o hen san
-wmonn upf ta door; Aoedepr .bih
adohdk t the it w as robbed an rde
caoldn, ailld thed opeao (whoua oay TI
the agent asstoen ou and es-a hoe
capeA tea door ae Unieud tte aboi
mhtalad ntow thead Beoe cF
lokrthe murloxhdepr. coul dsrip- aea fg
iondh thteeperator hbeadi gonl~]o theI
from theoufrightenedppeopleried the thea
Ugn tGenRvrt eiv htsr
rivl o te sraner - Fa
iquid syllables, the ories
,ar fruit venders faintly rise-.
I under thick palmetto shades.
I down cool-covered colonnades,
tides of traffic gently flow,
In Mexico.
en twilight falls more near and elear
3 tender southern skies appear,
i down green slopes of bloomimg lines
ne cascades of cathedral chimes;
I prayerful figures worship low,
In Mexico.
%nd of lutes and witching tones;
silver onyx, opal stones;
azy land, wherein all seems
3hanted into endless dreamrs;
I never any need to know,
in Mexico.
life's "aquiet, swift advaaee;
slipped into such gracioas trance.
3 restless world speeds on, tnfelt,
heeded. as by those who dwelt
olden ages, lon,- ago,
In Mexico.
en Stein, in Karisas City Journal.
ters in the narrow hallway. The
officers retreated,for the first shot
jarred the hanging hall lamp out
left them in the dark. Covered
is own smoke, the desperado fol
d the men down the stairs, and
re he had been missed he was al
ly over the back fence mounting
orse. The horse was shot down
me of the posse,and the desperado
compelled to foot it.
eaving the desert lauds,he headed
the canyon, and at dawn rested
re the trail touched the Green
r. Here he found a brush hut, a
pherder and a rude rowboat on
ban4scof the swollen stream.
Ferry me over," said the stranger,
lie shepiferd came yawning from
Not for your fleece, my buck
ep," gaid the boatman; "yon river's
So's this," said the man, - flourish
his firearms. "Ferry me over P.
hen the boat bad reached the mid
of the wild river the desperado
ught-his gun-out again and ordered
re o
ver. The terri . eepmau tried
1 the fugitive that the river was
;sabie, ereuat low water-that a
way down the Grand joined the
2, and the two,forning the Colo
went leaping, plunging, boiling
churning through the Cataract
on, through which (the Indians
no white man had passed and
The hunted man only smiled
wirled his pistol.
two men would dash through
cataracts, over white foaming
and the next hour their frail
vould be drifting silent'y between
ftly shaded walls that gav e back, .
io, the faintest riisple of water,
almost whispered wor ds, few.
h they were, that passed betw~een
Lvo voyagers.
idenly they found themselves in
mnyon, driving dpown the raging<
ru. Going over falls the boait
Iriven against a boulder near the
. o violent had been the shocki
oth men wvere cast upon a shelf
a cnrve of the river unhurt.
e walls here rose thousands of
.lmost perpendicularly. As the1
touched the wall above and -
thene was no escape. The little
ig plee on which the two men4
themselves was filled with drift
.Hanging to the rock that hadK
sed them was a long rope that
een iip the boat; this the desper
ished out.
Te'l build a raft," said the out
He made the sheepman carry
logs, limbless and scarred,cross
.nd pieces of bridge timber that
drifted for hundreas of miles
the mad river, and were gnawed
he '.hitching post in front of a
:ry church.
ien he had lashed a lot of thies
her he told the sheepman to~get
d, and the sheepman said he'd
rst. -
Ih ight,"' said the .smniing villain.
he wild report 4-~ his revolver
the canyon,and went on and out
ugh side canyofis, thundering its
as back to the two men there in
wfnl gorge. The bullet wthirred
the shepherd's ear.
c more on the breast of the
ag streaum the men, nowt on the
raft, were tempting Fate. They
at down, hanging to the ropes,
times beneath, sometimes far
a the mad torrent; leaping from
rest of high falls, shooting rapids
:aperig over awful cataracts, At
nd of an hour they emerged from
arrow canyon and entered a long
ci of deep, green water, slowly
ng, Aun-kissed and quiet. So
seeed 4the beautiful river that
were oblige'd to take markers on
hore to see if they really ino'.ed.I
way, at the end of the stretch of
aful wvater, the- river seemed to
Aross its path a wall rose, red
iigh. The water, running over,
aowing down the face of the cliflf,
streaked and striped the red
stone antil it looked in the sun
like a beautiful piece of tapestry,
the desperado called it Tapestry
,and so it has been called ever
Le river, however, did not cnd
.Swinging in a long, graceful
e, growing swifter and swifter, it
ed into a narrow pass and became
ring, frothing cataract.
r some moments they saw noth
id heard only the' 'awful tumult
e boiling river, andl then with a
that split the eurreut near the iddle
of the stream.
When the shepherd had wiped the
spray from his eyes he saw that he
was alone. The force of the sho:-k
had thrown his companion into the
water. He had landed, and now came
limping along the bank of the river.
The desperado smiled out over the
foam at the helpless shepherd, who be
gan to hope that the fellow would
shoot him and end the awfal-suspense,
but the fearless outlaw did nothing of
the sort. To the shepherd's amaze
ment, the man on shore-safe and free
from the mad river-began to undress.
When he had stacked his wet garments
on a rock he walked a few rods along
the bank and plunged in. Midway
between the rock and the shore there
was a whirlpool-a suck-hole, as the
shepherd said-aud it was to avoid
this that the man had gone so far up
stream. He was an expert swimmer,
but he was weakened from-nve-work
and the long fast, and so the current
proved too strong for him. It carried
him past the shepherd, and suddenly
his feet pointed to the suck. Round
and r und, faster andrfaster, as he
came at each turn nearer the neck of
twe funnel, the doomed man wLirled,
while the shepherd looked on, power
As lie drew near the fatal centre the
force of the water stood him up; he
waved his hand, smiledl at the shep
herd, and shot down to the botto'm of
the foaming river.
Knowing that to remain there was
to perish, the shepherd suc-eeded in
reaching theshore. Half starved he
reached the cabi of a miner who was
washing gold in the cany -n of the
Color ado. There we found him--a
white-haired young .man-while on
our way to the San Juan goldfields in
1893, and from his own lips heard this
story.-Saturday Evening Post.
A pet flea has been known to live
six years.
Surgeons say that T. C. Orr, of
Fort Worth, Tex., has a set of teeth
in his lungs.
Illinois monument dealer- --ant a
law enabling them to seize toljstonles
for bad debts.
Nearly 8000 cats were receivedl last
year at the London Institution for
Lost and Starving Cats.
The Red sea would reach from Wash
ington to Colorado, and is three times
' swdeas Lake?
per cent. of those entitled to vote
ook the trouble to do so
Malaga usually has about 16 rainy
lays a year, and at least 200 days e
vhen there is not a cloud in the bine n
K V. a
The people of ancient Tyre were E
ch experts in dyeing that Tyrian L
luple remains unexceled to this day. b
There was a superstition among the
neient Romans that it was un'ortu
ate when star.iug on a journey to
neet a frog in the road. In traveling
rom Rome to this country, however,
he old superstition became twisted,
Ls the old-fashioned negroes believe i t
sign of good fortune to meet a "hop
oad" in their path.
In Waukegan, Wis., is an old church
which has no steeple, because of a 1
~ourt mandate forbidding such a con-1
traction. In 1862 a severe storm e
wept over the town hurling the orig
nl spire against the house next doort
ud wrecking it. The owner of the(
iose got out an injunction restraiu
g the trustees of the el u ch from
uildong another spire, andi this orde i
ias held for 38 years.
The goose was a part of every me-i
lieval feast in furope. It is saidto 1
save been the first domesticated fowl,
td was regarded by the Egystians as 4
acred. At one time its us&sat feas~s <
rvas restricted to those of royalty.<
[ Greece their flight was regarded as
in omen for which people watchmed
muxiously. The breeding of geese
as an important indnstry in some
*arts of Europe dluring the Middle
S City or mna~ Drinker.
Take a stroll along any of the
treets of New York, and particularly
hose of less aristocratic pretensions,
sd you will note that New York peo
ie drink milk--and some cream,while
ill of them are happy in utilizing a
very convenient sort of mid air dairy
Eor the. purpose of keeping the lacteal
provender in a wholesome condition,
is well as away fromn the prying nose
pthouse cat. On five out of
s, awelve window sills the observer -
.slee anywhere from one to 'three
ittle white niilk jars, looking, awvay
ip, like ready-made snowvballs, wait
ing to be pelted by small boys on the
eads of passers below.
Prhaps in no other city in the
world .does this custom of. purveying
milk in small glass jars, from a half
pint to a couple of quarts, obtain to
such an extent as it does in New York.
Up among the windows yon will find
the white bottles ranged in rows,
while down below it the doorsteps are
the empty ones awaiting collection by
the man from the dairy lunch house
or the delicatessen shop or the milk
depot. If the milk jars on window
sills are a fair index of the amount of
the prodnet consumed in New York,
taken together saith those on back
window sills and in ice chests, the
cows in the various boroughs sur
rounding, not to speak of the time
honored pump auxiliary, must be kept
hustling to supply the daily demand.
A Title That 1s "Created."
Each Prince of Wales is "created."
The title''was origially granted by
Edward 1 to his eldest son "and his
heirs, the hing of England," so eash
Prince of Wales retains the title after
mounting the throne until he divests
himself of it by Iormally passing it
along to liis' hieir apparent.
The Conceited Coins.
"Fm just as good as silver"'
The Nickel proudly cried;
"The head of Madam Liburty
Is stamped upon my side.
I am as white -e shining
As any di,""an 1
He needn't put on any airs,
Fm twice as thick as he!"
"I'm every bit as good as gold!"
The Penny blustered loud;
"That tiny, thin gold dollar
He needn't feel so proud; I
For all his airs ard graces
I do not give a big:
I'm burnished just-as bright as he,
And half againas big!"
And when the Cent and Nickel
Went out upon their way,
Alas! the world still held them cheap,
Whatevor they 'might say.
The Double Eagle smiled. "You'll flin,"
He said, "that par is par:
It doesn't matter how you boast,
But what you really are!"
How. ird Work.
Perhaps you fancy the birds don't
work. Just watch them next time
you have a chance and you'll find they
are busy every minute.
During the summer thrushes get
up before 3 o'clock in the morning
and don't go to bed till after 9 o'clock
at ,night, .so they 'work nearly. 19
hours. Think of tis next time you
feel inclined to grumble when you
have something4 to'.do for mother.
Blackbirds are'nos so~ industrious.
They only work 17 hours, but during
that'time they. feed their little ones
between 40 and 50:times. Have you
ever seen a nest o'f young birds? If
you have, I dare say that you have
noticed that tlieir mouth is always
open, as though-they were ready for
a meal. So Mr. and. Mrs. Dicky Bird
have a pretty busy time.
He Mean'Zto'Be Polite.
During the vis#'_* f the Prince.ss o'f
Wales to the Lon hospital a little
blind boy in o - the wards was
sitting on.A and the princess
spoke to him. n.of the
hospital, thinkin ce for
the lad to ko eak
ing to him, s ho
has been spe
cess of Wal e
come up
and s,,e
-h c C u ..,
The bow was made and 9 en a
.me the spee "How are -you, t
iss?'-a siee- which was hardly t
:pected, but w ,h was answered by
re minutes cdhversation, and the |
oy returned to his chair proud and
appy- s
A Chicken 'ithout Wings. 0
Chickens with exploring disposition N
oietimnes come to grief, and such o
as the fate that befell a young occu- p
ant of a Sonth Carolina barnyard.
he chick one day found itself on the
rehold of the stable. It began itsb
sual round Of exploration, and pres
tly scampered into a stall occupied z
yv a mule. This fellow, moved'either c
y hunger or a had temper, put down
is head and bit off the poor little '1
ick's two wings!
Strange to relate, but true, never-- t
eless this chicken lived to grow up. f
f course it was never as other chick- f
as, and it ha-l to be very careful about It
nuing too fast. It could tear along
a st aight Line without trouble, but C
it turned a corner on the run, over
went. In losing its wings it had
ost its equilibrium.t
The poor thing came to a premature1
2 . One night- it fell off the roost,
d landed exactly on its back. With-I
t its wings it could Liot right itself, 1
d the next morning it was dead.
-How a D~og Was Sold. I
Here is atrue dog story:
A family down towvn having a false
rtinoeof the room's of the honse
)la:ed some red paper~~ behind it to
~ive it the effect of firel One of the
oidest days the dog belonging to the
ousehold came in from out of doors
d seeing the paper in the grate, de
berately walked up to it and Ilay
on before it, curled up iajghe best
-ay to r-eceivye the glowing Jilat as it
te from - the fire.- He~iemained
or a few momnents. Feeling no
art,he raised his-head and looked
er his shoulder at the grate. Stilt
eliug no heat, ite went across aind
:arefully applied his nose to thesgi-ate
mud smelt it. It was cold' as ice.
With a' look of the most supreme
isgst, his tail cur-led down betwe-en
is legs, every hair oli his body say
z, "'Tm sold," the dog. tr-ot'ed out
)f the room, not even deigning to cast
.lo>k at the p'arty in the room who
rad watched his actions and' laughed
o- heartdly at his' misfor-tunes. That -1
log had reason-as well as instinct.
roy Times.
Doll Kindergairten.
Over in Germany there are 5000
~bildren in one district alone who are
~mployed to 'dress dolls and help in]
he manufacture of various kinds o'fi
uvs. All the children who do this
vork are under 12 years of age. They
ire taught the~ art of dressing a dolli
it the tender age of four. At the i1
ae time, according to the compul1- -
mory education law, they are obliged
a go to kindergarten for at least one
ea, and that term is devoted to such
biggs as the making of dolls and
Iressing. them, .doing ever-ything, ini
ac, excepting molding the heads,
whichb is done by men expert at it.
Aoftf' hat the German children have
hr- -r four years of study, wheni
h - e allowed to gp into the doll
-factories to adit'to the family' s
Income to the extent ofi a few centst
The ehildren who go to the kinder
arten have lots of fun making clothes
yr the dollies, and so fond do they
et of some of the little waxen-faced
reatures that they are often sore at
eart when the matron comes around
na' collects them all, to be sent
broad, many to America, where more
ortunate little girls may buy them
nd keep them for their own.
Dogs and Monkeys in the Mirror.
I saw a performing monkey the
ther day. He went through many
ricks very successfully. Toward the
nd of the performance he was ordered
o put on his cocked hat before a-hand
nirror which he did. He was next
old to set it straight, and he tried on
iis general's headgear repeatedly at
lifferent angles, causing much laugh
;er. When all was over, and the
>rgan man, his helpers and the two
nonkeys were preparing to depart, I
saw that "tbe general" had possessed
:imself of the little mirror and was
studying his own countenance witl
reat delight. He had placed th<
glass on top of the barrel organ, aut
be bent over it again and again,
grimacing energetically. He after
ward pickerl up his mirror and con
templated himself earnestly and cou
tentedly at different angles. His fact
had been profoundly sad; like the
faces f most monkeys I have seen
but now the wrinkles smoothed them
selves out and he nearly smiled!
Why is it that dogs hardly ever re
gard a picture as anything but a fla
surface with patches of . color dottet
over it? In all my large canine ac
quaintance I know but one <tog wh
sees that portraits are likenesses o
people. As for his own reflection ii
a glassa dog generally mistakes it fo
an enemy and "goes for" it. Later
when knocks on the nose and absene,
of scent have done their part in con
vincing him of his mistake, a dog wil
look coldly, not to say despiteful.ly, q
the mirror., Sometimes it is as i
(logs resented their reflections a
caricatures of themselves.-Londo
-News. .
The Pet Ileavier Thatar'oke JaiL.
Professor - W.- W.' WicTntyre -<
Toronto has, or had, .a'wonderful P(
beaver named Buff. -
Buff was caught in a .rhap at 1ovT
sick ltke. He was a fine young beae
abodf eighteen months old.
Buff was soon quite tame, writ(
Professor McIntyre, so that the tral
pers could stroke him and he seeme
to like it.
nip . as en-uip Bufftir
Puit into
rou h ge door into the kitchen,awd
ence wandering all Over the house.
t was easy to trace hi,; trail, as tell
tLie signs in the shape of chairs and
ules minus a leg, perhaps two, were
trewn in every direction. He was
imt up again, but cut his way out
uce more,. this time, being beaten
-itli a small switch, he thundered up
a tlie fioor-with his tail, uttering a
itiul cry.
As it was evident that he could not
e kept in the house, a small stone
ouse was built for him.
Buff was quite an attraction to the
eighborhood, and numbers of people
ane to see him, so that he was ail
rvs sure of a liberal supply of bread.
here was a small pond about 200
et from the house,aud the boys used
take him to it daily, first having
istened a small rop~e around each hind
not. Buti would s wim under wat
ill e came to the end of his tether,
then he would come to the sar~ace
d swim back to the shallow water,
,here he would sit and wash himself.
A large sugar kettle was stunk in
he ground and filled with water for
iim. HEe was also given a quantity
f popiar wood. He saw what this
ueant, and set to work, cutting the
rood into pieres about two feet long,
etting them on end, resting agatinsi
he upper rim of the.k.ettle. When
ie had built the frame~work of quite ia
arge house he took mouthfuls ol
arth, and with it stoppe:1 all holes
ud cracks, making his house frost
>rof. He ex1.ibited a keen interest
n everything about the place. Before
og the first snowv fell, and Bufi
ought his house, wher.e he spent the
vinter. When spriag returned he
eeued possessed by .a longing foi- hie
ld home. It had been his habit to
mt wood given to him into lepgths of
bout two feet.
One evening the boys gave him an
xtra large~ supply. of wood, and his
;eemed delighted. When all wai
uiet in the night Buff worked c~on
inously, and, piling his short sticks
igh enough for him to rea- h the .top
>f the fence he regained his liberfy and
'eturned to his brothers.,
C:-eeks Gather Ferns.
"An employment which hundreda
>f poor Greeks, living in and near
fw York City find quite profitable al
:his seson of the year is fern gather
ng, said a fern dealer in New Yorb
Jity. Up to ten years ago this in
lustry was exclusively in The hands oi
few Frenchmen, but in the fall of
90 these men happened to engagi
he services of four or five Greeks t<
ieln them collect ferns. Once ii
iated into the secrets of thc trade the
3reeks decided lo go into the business
'or themselves, with the result thai
hey and a large num~ier of their coun
rmen, now monopolize the supply
>f ferns sent to the New York mar
sett"-Washington Star.
Shincles From Stumps.
A new industry has sprung up is
he cut-overpine lands of Minnesota.
% Michigan shingle manufa-.turer has
cated east of Sandstone with ma
:hinery suitable to transform the
:housa~nds of large stumps int(
thing es. These stumps now stan~i
rom two to four feet above gr-ound
Lud are as sounid as the day the tres
vas cut. -
fl"f Tha
p 4 as
Wave Lines. fa
The stitching on some smart cloth inj
gowns in pastel shades, mastic, rose th,
pink, turquoise or white is applied in be
undulating lines instead of the familiar ra:
straight across lines. The skirt must
be acenrately measured before being an
stitched,so that the curves may be ac- so
curately spaced, -and so that no extra | tri
length too small to admit another cure I ou
may cause an awkward interval in the wi
smooth undulations. The effect is th
acknowledged to be very good. fr
Black Waterea Ribbon.
established baud of black velvet rib- vE
boa which encircled the throat of the h
winter's belle,a fe w girls,swift to seize al
a newer fashion, wear strips of black sl
watered ribbon. Black velvet ribbon la
never goes out of fashion, year in and Pf
year out. It is universally becoming. t
but it has not the chic, so to speak,
of the watered ribbon, which is suf- W
ticently becoming, and a pretty girl
will look pretty under most circum- I
Raising Turkeys. . i
Miss Anita Martin is known all m
through Texas as the"Turkey Queefi," p]
on aecount of the many turkeys which te
she has raised on her ranch in that gi
I state. So great has been the increase n
in Miss Martin's business since s &
started w itffour turkeys five years si
ago that she now employs two women w
to help take care of her 100 stbck n,
birds. Miss Martin sells the turkeysj fc
r to regulai enstomers, and claims to t(
haI e cleared $25 -0 this year. The i
most expensive birds are those which U
feed on nuts and other fancy foods; T
which render their flesh sweeter and-1o
more palatable. All the eggs are- :v
hatched by incubators and the- food t
which the turkeys eat is grown on the i
ranch, thus saving much expeuse. a!
Miss Martin heartily recommends all Iw
women to enter the turkey 'raising a
, industr.
i She Is Prison Cbaplain.
For several years Mrs. May Preston 1
" losson has been an interested and 0
r unselfish worker among the prisoners c
I of the state penitentiary at. Laramie, r,
s Wyo., and when the chaplain left the a
city his place was offered Mrs. Slos- t)
a son.- Ste. an ordained minister
'denomina. as had Tng
misins a ind
dwr an I can preach an excellent
serion.- Her influence with the pris
ouers is great, and she makes- her,
chapel services so attractive that pris
oners are anxions to attend instead of
viewing them as part of prison disci
pliue. Music, vo: al and instrumental;
readings and -short talks on various
appropriate topics intersperse the
regalar religious exercises. Mrs. Slos
son gives her services without any
salary, from pure devotion to the
work, and it is sail of her by the
warden and other officers that her
bright and cheerful influence ia creat
ing a-i atmosphere of hopefulness
throghout the institution.
The Woman Chemist.
The woman chemist who has -been
the most signal influence for artistic
effort in this country and, has given
work to many younger experimenters
is the founder and originator of the
Rockwood pottery in Cincinnati. It
was her rersonal knowledge of the
native clays and their possibilities
that gave stimulus to the project. Nol
Iother city has as many working women
chemists as Cincinnati,although there
are some in Pittsburg and other
manufacturing centres. A chemist
who travels all over the Union in -the
brewer's interests tells'of women who.
are working in that branch of chem-~
ists' processes. There is a New Jersey
woman who has made a special study
of poisons. Wheni anti-toxin was first
being experimented with as a pre
ventive foi diphtheria this young
woman,.-then newly graduated from a
Berlin institute, was the chief assist-'
auf of the professor . conducting the'
work. She helped- make the cultures
ad persontilly administered the Gial
doses to the guinea pigs for prelimin-i
ary experiment.
WmnMine Owners.
Practical mining does not seem to
suggest itself. as a feld in which
'.women can achieve dist'ntian, but
the constantly interiu'inber of
womei mine owners in Colorado and o
other mining states yroves that 'there
is no reason why the women of the iqu
future wili not compete with men on
equal ground in this important de- fu
partent of industry. Many mines in
Colorado are owned by women, and wi
some are even directed by their femi
ine . owners, who have quickly|
adapted themselves to the work. Two|
or three ypars ago a school teacherI
while spending her vacation in Ari-b
zona, located some promising claims hr
through her knowledge of geology..
She secnred some good specimens; hr
sold her locations in p nver and then ed
turned professional ~pector. She
has followed the business with per- en
sistence and intelligence, and is now on
making a most excellent livelihood,1i.
with good prospects of securing~a for- Ia
tune. A Seattle e~xchange recently Ibl
recorded the sales of two groups of.
mines located in the Kalso, B. .
district. The locations had been made 5
by the woman and she stood by thea.g
for seven'years until she finally ne-i
gotited a sale. She secured $125, 000 to
s her share, the buyers being Eng- di
ish and French capitalists..-Denver
Repubican. .r
The empire gown is one-of the pret--I ar
tiet of alh styles for.. the little girl, .ge
'whether for school or -pai-ty wear: "It j t2
ngs scant and straight, save be
id, where there is a double box
at. The short arm puffs are be
ming, whether as a short sleeve' or
a fnish for a long guipure sleerve.
Le bodice is. finished :with a'. bet
tened behind with a bow and ~ost,
; ends. This passes directly under
e arms, and wide shonlder collar,
rtha or fichu effect finishes the ar
agement about the neck.
Very short, small boleros in pleated
d belted underdress are used for
me of the little dresses. One has a
ple bolero, very short, and slashed
each side with the front trimmed
th vertical pleats in clusters of
ree, a cluster on each side of the
:nt, from the little jacket to the
am, one on each side of-,the back in
e same way, a row of small White.
ttons behind to the belt of stitched
Ivet. The pleats are stitched down
lf the distance of the skirt and then
[owed to flare -in graceful fans. ,The
eeves are of stitched velvet in circa-,
r lines. The model is in blue-gray
istel cloth, with silver fiagree but
ns, stitchings of white silk and a
trker shade of velvet, also stitched
ith white for sleeves and-belt.
For Women Who Rea4 Club -Pape.
Every paper should be constructed
ter a carefully. laid plan. The ad
ess to be delivered will best com
and attention-if its language is 'sim;-:
e and forceful and every though
rsely put. L6ng sentences ma;:be
aceful, but the average woman has
At sufficient command of her _breath -
deliver them effectively. T same
iprseriousness which prompts a >, -a
oman to put away her natural man- -
er o expression in preparing a paper
r public reading suggests to her of
n to dress in. a most ,unfortunate
shion. No gown ' trusted
atil it has worn off t 'newes
he stamp of newnbss is especially
bectiouable in a platform gown.' - o
-oman wants-what-she: wears tota
act-attention from ,what she says
et the gown for publie speaking be
elegantly simple as the dcasto
'ill allow. - Let it be as comfort9ble
possible and as becoming. -' Nr'
-hen it can be avoided, -wear-gloves '
pon the platform. The gloved hand
almost as much an anomaly as the
iled face. It carries with it asense -
f artificial constructioi haro o
ae.. Let-the lungs, abov6 Uik
om. A gownmay be'asigh
4ast as fashi-er demanda-but
le chest there sho
LOnl chatever.-ThZ
-Seen in Retail Stores. --
Cheval mirrors mounted -in maple,
k and birch.
Parlor cabinets and canio cases ex
isitel inlaid.
Pullef ribbon belts in black and a
[I ran~ge of 'fancy shades. ' -
Box couches of various sizes covered.
th- plain or figured denim. --
Velour and tapestry tablecovers and
rtieres in a broad variety of cors.
Odd lots of framed pictures, fancy
udoir clocks, leather goods and rich
Suede leather- chatelaine bags em
oidered with steel beads and mount
in siler.
Pastels, etchings, water colors and
gravings in ebony, gilt, and fancy
h frames. -
Han dsome collections of Oriental. f
d domestic ~rugs in exquisitely
ended plorings."
Short lengths in pearl and cut .jet
impes as well asin bead. 4gd spans
ed passementeries.
Bich assortments of jeweled bi
as, bels and, girdles 'embodying
stinctly new design ideas.
Spec'4al offerings in spangled -ir, ,
6gissance robes as well -as i l
rta offancy nets and tissues
Card';easu, poke

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