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It was in the historic Ciirignano lacc Ht Tnrlu thnt tlie Princess Lam die was born. Her father was Luuls ictor of Cnrlgnaii, o the roynl bonne Sardinia and Savoy. Her childhood was spent in Turin irlng the period that followed the feat of the French through the bill ;int military tactics of Trlnce Eugeno He Vienna. At eighteen sue was mur ed to SUinislnug, son of the Duke ot enthievro of France. The chief place of this duchy was i town of Lnmballe, about Ofty lilr-s from Iteunes. The Prince de Hiiiliallo died in one year, and as soon s etiquette allowed a marriage with -owlg XV. was contemplated. This ;'l rat go into effect, however, and lie princess withdrew from the court. She met Mario Antoinette when that I'flncess first came to Paris, and they we mutually attracted and became friends. The Friucess de Lamballe uw the dangers to which this young foreigner wag exposed, and when Ma rie Antoinette became queen of France in 3771 and appointed the princess su perintendent of the royal household she "Herod upon her duties with the sym pathetic understanding of n loyal 'Nd. The closest ties of affectionate 1,-cgnrd drew these two young royal personages together. Throuirh the care less gnyety of court life the Frincesn l Lnmballe was the Judicious friend. "hea Illness came to the queen she faithful and devoted. When the storm of adversity broltc over the royal family nud it was ar ranged that an escape tdiould bo ef fected Mine, do Lnnihallo ot safely t England, irolnn ncruF.s from Dlonne. t the royal family were arrested al ..j-(jimti ana ueeiurea traitors io ''rnnccV. Mroe. de.amballe"s devotion was sn true she atonce hastened back to lniaj to M -wltU, th n"""' friends r;'id ami "iiriv'n : d In r t" think of t l.o daicer b herself and point. sl out that she eou'd be- of no real service at, nieli n critical time. I!ut she knew better than they did what it comfort tier presence would lie, and her heart wan entirely occupied. with the sorrows of lier sovereign. She was allowed to become a prisoner with the royal family In the temple, and for one week she was a cheerful and helpful companion, full of affec tionate arts to make the In nrs loss bitter and giving to Mario Antoinette the loving, devoted car that only ti friend so loyal could give. When those about the prison saw what an influence of joy Mire, de Lamlinlle brought to Hie royal prison ers an order was Issued for her re moval to the prison of Iji Force. Pioii here sho was taken for a .mock trial and offered lier lil'o if she would ta!ie oath against the monarchy. jali scorn she refused to do this. Thin caini' one of the most terrlblo sets of the period of the reign of terror. She was delivered to the peo ple, wild wlili tlio doh!n for blood, nud was killed in the courtyard of Li Force prison. They stubbed her whb sabers, cut off her head, tore her heart from her body while It. was M pal pitating and then dragged lier body through the streets to the tf inr!e On the way there tlicy flopped at a hairdresser's and made him rouge the beautiful face and frl -. mid powder the hnlr. Thifc tnnn nearly died with fear while at thin awful work. When It was done and the head set on n plhe, the long, fair curls of her pretty hair fell li bout the neck. Those of the, mob who ansgnslcd this hideous work upon the head said. "Antoinette will now recognize her friend." The heart was alf put on the end of a pike and the route to tlio temple reRUiued. The roynl family vere to gether, and Louis w: s reading to them, when they beard the sowed of I he mob and loud, high voices. Suddenly the door was opened violently, slid as they all stin ted to their feet some men pushed themselves past the guard and shouted to tin king: "The people have something to show you. If you don't wish them to brin;; !t up hero yon had better go to the window." With the deadly fear in their hearts they did as directed and looked Into the dead and painted face of their de voted friend and nlso sow her tender henrt and her poor body, hacked by the sabers of theso wretches. With a cry of horror and despair Marie Antoinette fell into a state of stupor. Mate. LnmthMli fa'cd her hu&ft ibjkk jh4 tut fdl!tirK inuiv her nud cried with fear. .otil tried to control Ills voice ns lie sajd with patliellc dignity. "You might have spared the queen tho knowledge of this frightful calamity." Boston r.hilie. To Make a Hit. "You tend me vioh ls every mom," said tho beautiful girl. "I do." rei'ond(d ardent lover, "no ma tier what the ost." "Quite so. Now. why not seed up n hunch of leparauut loinorrow Instead. It would be .lust a expensive and would iiinlto a big bji Willi pa."-l'ltls-biirg I'ost. In adversity It Is easy to despise life. The true, brave man ia lie who can endure to be miserable. Martial. Respect For Old Age. "Jonas, did you beat that rug accord Jn' to orders V" "No, S'niantliy; 1 Just didn't." "Ulihi t? What's the reason, I'd like to know?" "Cause, S'maulhy, when I got It out. ou the line there an saw how frittered mi' feeble It was I didn't have the heart to lambaste it. 1 know I Imve a shortage of virtues, f-'-'miinthy, but I want you to know tkot respect lor old age Isn't one of 'cm." Huston Courier. Going to Law. The man who goes to Inw for tint purpose of obtaining satisfaction gen erally gels so many other things that he for :ets all about the satisfaction if there In any In it for him. Chicago Ilerord-IIerald. Her Proposal. "You've been courting me now for u number of years. George," remarked n girl to a young man. "nnd I want to make n little leap year proposal." "I I itm not in a position to m-mar-ry Just yet," stammered the youth, "but."- ' "Who sa'd anything ubout mar riage?" Interrupted the glr, "I was going; to propose that you Mop com ing! hero and give somebody elso a chance." Philadelphia Inquirer. Man's Superiority. "Woman," exclaimed the sulTragette. "Is tho equal of man In every respect." "Ob. I don't know," replied n man in the audience; "it takes a man to put nn angleworm ou a fishhook." Detroit Fre Pre" Sumot In "the Red City" of Bavaria. The numerous entrances to the old town of Itothenbiirg are guarded by beautiful wniclilowers, which are In hablleil by Impoverished old women, who rent their niry lodgings for a nominal sum. The i'"d twinkle of their lumps high over the dusky streets of Itolheiiliuig at night for it Is as mediaeval In lis lighting as in many other ways Is very i liwilng In ef feet. The walls of Hot ii. .ilmrg are n constant delight to visitors, who, by dint of much squeezing through nar row passageways ami groping In dark ness, are able to make n c ircuit of the city, getting glimpses on the way through loopholes of tlio green country oiiiiilo. Wondrous views of the town arc a I :" to be had from many of the distant bills. At. sunset the sight of lis graceful towers and clutter of red roof tops is like u fair vision of ro mance. The city blazes for n mo ment In a Hery mlsl. then suddenly nio!w. inliage-llke. In the gathering dusk, Paving a sense of something born 'f dream, the Illusion of an en chanter's wand. Kothenburg Letter to Vogue. ThouQlii She Had Arrived. "I have' moved Into il perfect gem of nn apartment on the sixth floor of one of those nev.' houses," said the woman who paints china, "and am reveling In Its liberal supply of fresh air and sun light." "Hut don't you find the stairs an overbalancing disadvantage?" asked an acquaintance. "The thought of thefozy quarters at Rueli moderate cost qolors my climb Willi tlie roseate huo of optimism," laughed the artist, "but one of my cus tomers, middle aged nnd filled with good food nnd the Joy of living, .evi dently found it n harrow-In? experi ence. "it seemed ages that I walled In the hall lifter the ringing of the lower bell, and upon hearing the labored breathing of my ascending visitor I ran back for the smelling salts. "When I had administered all the nienns of resuscitation at hand sho managed to articulate between gasps: "'I thought St. I'eler always opened the door.' "New York Times. . ho says of tho sons of heaven and the way they cut eggs: "The Chinese are great raters of eg", which they take hard boiled. One rinds them in all the rondslde places for refreshment. Tho Celestial-; have nn expression, 'Eggs of a hundred years.' The eggs are not always a century In age, but one is able to gotlietn of many years' stand ing. The Celestials have a preference for the egg of the duck or goose. They are placed with aromatic herbs In slaked lime fur a period, tho minimum time of treatment being fivu or sis weeks, t'nder the influence of time the yoke liquefies and takes a dark green color. The white coagulates and becomes green. The product of the eggs, which has a strong odor, from which a stranger betakes himself quickly, the Chinese, eat as hors d'oeuvres, and It Is said to have tho Usto of lobster." Expense No Object. During an Inclement spelt of weather a lady of the order of the newly rich was so unfortunate as to contract a painful affection of the throat, and she accordingly accepted the advice of a friend that she consult a great Lon don specialist noted for his expensive fees. "Your ailment is not a serious one," said the specialist after examination. "You'll soon be nil right. I'll Just In dicate to your family surgeon pre cisely where to touch your throat with nitrate of silver, nnd I think that will meet the case exactly." "Oh, doctor," protested the wealthy matron lu n tone of mingled surprise and indignation, "do order him to use nitrate of cold! Expense is a matter, I assure you, quite immaterial to mel" London Answers : Food of the Chinees. In the itevue d'Hyglene Dr. Male gnon, who lived for many years In China, gives some curious details of foot n t,h Chines,!!, This It what Spontaneous Combustion. Spontaneous combustion inn only oc cur wheu oxliltitlou causes tho temper ature to rhic to the Ignition point of the material, Spontaneous combustion of tho human body is impossible on ac count of the heat regulutlng effect of the "3 or 80 per cent of wuter contain ed. The enormous heat necessary to jry the Issues sulflclontiy would do Mroy life long before Ignition could take place. An old Idea wuj that tho alcohol in a con tinned drunkard might promote coin bust ion, but Lieblg show ed that even If the body could give off lnflnmninblo vapor and thla could be come ignited the body itself would not b set on tire.