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Now she stills all the sounds around her, And soothea the babe at ber side; She hushes e'en her heart's throbbingj And all save the swell of the tide, As her fancy draws tho picture Of his loved form o'e r and o'er, And the waves ring wi)h the mnslo Of the voice she will hear no mora Now the footsteps come heavily laden; Oh God ! what can this thing be That the sailors hear on their shoulders To her home on tho shore of the sea ? .JLnd rfie.haKtons.with tottering footsteps As the well-loved name she chIIb; And she shuns their pitying glauces. At their feet sho helpless falls. fCow her tears fall fast. O, Heaven ! How she longs and prays to dio As she gazes at tho marble form ' 'With is leaden, glassy eye ! O, ye men with power and riches ! How trite to yon these words sound Tis an every day occurrence "Only a fisherman drowned I A fisherman, only a fisherman I The snn shines out as bright, The bowl goes 'round as gaily, And the langh rings loud and light. Tes, to yoa it is commonplace, trivial, And you scarcely give it a thought; But, Oh God ! remember the widow, And heal htr poor, broken heart ! - 31. 31. Friend. IRENE. During the. last mouths of my star in Athens iu 1835 I lodged in the house of Bpiros Baniburis. 1 chose this house because it was fresh and clean, and because there was nn extensive view from the balcony over the newly born metropolis and a great part of the envi rons the vallov of the Uephissus with the mountain cnain lieyond, the Mounts 'Lycabettns and Hymertus, and the Ac ropolis, being ail within its sweep. At first I had very little intercourse with my hosts. Early in the morning, long before we Europeans had risen, Kyr (Mr.) Spiror had left for his stall iu the bazaar, where he sold woolen and linen goods, as also sugar, coffee. and rum; and iu the evening he did not generally return until I had gone out to pay visits or to the cafe, so that it was rare for me to see him. His somewhat elderly sister, Kyria (Mistress) Maria, whom I met more frequently, would pass me in silence, evidently consider ing the exchange of a "good morning" sufficient conversation for the day, while her niece, Irene, an orphan whom she was bringing up, was apparently com manded not even to look at me if she could help it. At any rate, whenever I passed through the courtyard she al ways managed to find something to do which should prevent me obtaining a view of her face. Either she would etoap down to jiiok nj stan- that a moment before had in no way troubled her, or something would be amiss with her slwxi, or she sat herself down on a bench and put her little head in her hands. . And once when I happened to appear rather suddenly, nothing better suggested itself to her than to tlirust her little head and ears into the big earthen pot she was cleaning, from the depths of which, however, I could not help hearing the smothered sound of a merry lauprh. Cut notwithstanding all her precautions, it was not always possi ble for her to hide her face from me; and before I had been a fortnight in the house I had convinced myself that she was one of the most beautiful girls in Athens. Kueh were our relations at first. But gradually as my hosts came to know me letter that is, when they observed that 1 generally came home early m the evening, did not take too much wine, Kyr Spiros appeared before mo." and did not beat my servant Jorgi, our relations changed sensibly for the bet ter. t o 1 1 ir c i who ouuiiay iminmigcnriy Jvyr opiros i appeared before me in all the glory of his snow-white Albanian skirt or kilt, his rich Tunisian fez, his j:ickot of fine blue cloth embroidered w ith silk, a costly rosary of amber in his hands, lie had come to pay me a visit, and as he slowly let the amlior lx'ads drop one by one through his fingers he gave me to under stand that my uncommon sobriety and steadiness hud greatly prejmssessed both himself and his maiden sister in my favor, and had determined him to show me iersonally his respect, solwsmata, by his visit. I thanked my worthy host heartily for his good opinion of me, and promised to make myself still more de serving of it. At the same time I shook him warmly by the hand and requested him to 1x3 sei ted. I then ordered pipes and coffee, and while we smoked and drank we chatted awny about nutmegs andenrrants, nrrao and ueckercliiefs, like two old cronies, until, as we warmed, our converse took higher flights, and we discoursed at Lirge on trade and manu factures, Church and State. I tliink I may safely say we agreed or all points, for Kyr Spiros left me with the most flattering speeches alxmt the Germans in general, and myself in particular, and promised often to come and see me again, a promise which he duly fulfilled by calling upon me thenceforth regu larly every Sunday morninar. SKn afterward an event happened winch was fraught with the most agree able consequences. An iron stove that I had ordered from Germany arrived. and, pending tho necessary preparations for its reception in mv room, had to stand for a couple of hours in the court yard. W hile I was busy up stairs, ln- srnictmK a Oreek tinsmith in the intn cacies of providing an exit for the smoke iy substituting a metal plate for a pane of glass and constructing an opening in it, I remarked with delight that down stairs aunt and niece were gazing on the strange arrival with wondeis walking round it, and apparently questioning one another about this great iron pot standing on its four slim pedestals, evi uny Ppzzled as to the purpose for wnicu this extraordinary piece of furni ture could be intended I hurried qtuckly down but before I could get to thelx,ttom of the staircase Irene had .WrTi dlsl'Pearl beliind the tt?JLrraM 7 ?ain haTe parted to m I was foraed to give to the lees fc t'1 J "?Mtl. I11 rents 1 hp line each insorMon. b t n. rbftrs-a n.arte of less hn ft on. Probst 7i L. "mm,"'"",n' nolli4 (s Insertions) 9. to. .leration.E(,.ry!,.i,. (S insertion !.!. Lei; 1 notices (3 lasariioiiK) iu conn ucr liue. VOL. XY. NO. bashful aunt, one looxeu at mo in blank astonishment as I explained to her that this outlandish article was a thing used for heating rooms, and that it was to serve no other purpose than to warm my sitting room, after tho fashion of my country, in the coming winter. She shook her head with an incredulous smile and looked after us dubiously, as with our united forces tho smith and I pushed the stove up the staircase to my room. The same evening tho flames were crackling merrily in the "iron pot." A pleasant warmth diffused itself through my territory, and tlie Attio Boreas, who entered freely through the wido cracks of the windows and had hitherto made my rooms uncomfortably airy, now found himself fairly vanquished by my native auxiliary. I was overjoyed in its possession, for a few cold days in this southern land are much moro unbear able than whole weeks of frost and snow at the foot of the Bavarian High- huid.s. It seemed only fair to invite Kyria Maria to iarfcicirate in tin's household event, so I begged her to come and see me soon in my warm room, an invito tian which she seemed not at all un willing to accept. I had a presentiment that she would not come alone, and I looked forward hopefully to the visit. The evening came a cold ana stormy one. Kyria Maria appeared at my door with somewhat hesitating steps, but a friendly Bmile. She was not alone. She had brought tho lovely Irene with her. I received the two Athenian ladies with all the courtesy and grace I could command, but found it difficult to muster words taiough to express the pleasure I felt at their visit. We sat down, and when the usual in terminable inquiries after our mutual health were euded Kyria Maria began to let her eyes roam inquiringly over my room. At last they rested on the stove. "Truly," said she, "you Franks have everything yon require to make life de lightful. Ion will now no longer fear the ice and enow of winter, Kyr Lndo yike, for though I should never have be lieved it, that thing makes your room so warm that no lrost w ill be able to to enter. As for us, we often sit whole days at our hearth down below rubbing our numbed hands and freezing till our teeth chatter. Tho Franks are certainly a happy nation." "1 am very glad, Kyria Maria," I an swered, "that you like my room, and I hope you will often come up in cold weather and warm yourself. And your niece will come, too, will she not f added, looking toward Irene. "I dare say that we shall often come to see you, now that we have got to know you," Irene said simply, looking uit me Willi Jier large gnzeiie-iiKe eyes. A , , 11 "Indeed, Irene, interrupted her aunt, we cannot often. What would men say if, when they came to pay visits to Kyr liUrtovike, they found us women here? No, that will not do. But," turning to me, "do us the honor to come and talk with us at our own hearth as often as you can, for you must be able to tell us alxmt many things. If I un- derstood the language of the Franks I would talk to them all nay long. Look, Irene," she added, "how beautiful this furniture aud these books and things ore ! J.he I ranks must be wise people. "lint you meet them of all sorts. "W hat ! both wise and foolish ? And I dare say some nro bad and some are good. I'eople hereabout say they are all bad; but I feel sure there would he here and there one I should like. "Did not I say so, aunt? I always thought , "Be silent, Irene, said her aunt, in terrupting her. "iTay let me hear what she was going IAS ntiT. "o, no," said Kyria Maria decisively. 'She talks so much nonsense it's not worth listening to. Jinx 1 may assure you, Kyr Lndovike, that so far as you yourself are concerned, we have from the beginning had the greatest respect for you. " "And you too, Irene ?" I nsked. "To be sure," 6he replied, smiling. "Why, then, did you always hide yourself when I passed through the courtyard I" "I was too timid, Kyr Lndovike; I did not dare to look at you." "And now you are not afraid to look at me ?" "Not when my aunt is by mc." Her aunt looked at her severely, she blushed, and I Ixigan at once to talk in dustriously of other things. Our conversation lasted a long time, and ended witli the heartiest assurances on both sides of esteem and friendship. I accompanied the ladies to the head of the stairs, where, as we parted, a fresh renewal of civilities took place. The aunt said, "I lay myself at your feet" an expression yon hear perpetually. The niece chose a different form, which, though quite as usual, rounded far sweeter in my ears. Slie murmured, hardly above her breath. "Keep us in your heart;" to which I gladly and em phatically responded: "Yes, yes; that I will." I now began to call in sometimes at the cottage. I found it very cozy in the little house, esixxiallv in the eveninc. when Kyr Spiros had returned from his day's work at the bazaar, and was seated with his sister and Irene ronnd the low hearth. He, as master of tho house, would be enthroned on a small stool, while the womenkuid crouched at his feet, and looked up at him trustingly and obediently from the not very costly rug which was spread out over the bare ground. There we all three would often listen to the teles which, enveloped in clouds of fragrant smoke from his chibouque, he would relate to us, the tragic stories of the defeat of Dram Ali and his thirty thousand men, of Karaiskaki's death, and of the sieges of the Acropolis ,in all of which he had himself fought and suf fered. Wlien the thrilling parts came, Kyria Maria would sigh, and praise the dispen sations of the Lord, Irene would witxs the tears from her eyes, while their Prankish guest would praise the valor and endurance of the Hellenes. Then the sister would relate the sufferings she had undergone in her exile at Salamis. huu wouui ouugrnimuM) nor neice on haying forgotten all the sor rows of those days, and remembering only the glorious Good Friday, when the Turks handed over the Acropolis to tne warriors oi iving uino, ami tlie tri umphant entry of the King into the city, and the jp-eat festivals which were held later on in honor of King Ludovi- kos. Then in my turn I had to tell alxiut that enigmatical country in Europe. Many were the strange questions which aunt and niece put to me, and while Kyr Spiros looked on with an amused smile. Kyria Maria would keep up a chorous of praise of the good fortune of the Franks, and even Irene seemeil dis posed to reckon it to my advantage that I should be descended from that splen did race. The more I came to know her, the more charming I found her. When her uncle was present, out of respect for him, she spoke but little. JJut when l was alone with her and her aunt, tho bright flowers of her youthful intelli gence blossomed forth freely. She had read nothing for" she could not read, not even knowing her letters but her mind had had some linguistic training. Hh bod learned Albanian, which she spoke with her neighbors, and as Jorgi informod me, with extreme fluency una 16. elegance. From her Athenian ances tors on the mother's side, sho had in herited the merry joke, the bright talk, the faultless grace of movement; but her views of life seemed tinged with IJoric severity, for I never heard a liglit word from her nor did I, to my credit I may say it, ever let one fall before her. 4 ! One day I had a falU from a herse. Finally, to complete the picture of her. her beauty included in itself all kinds of 1 1 . 11 T I" .1.1.-.- Hellenic, or Hvperborean. One day I had a fall from a horse. On a mild autumnal morning 1 was having a gallop on a young colt over the fields toward the Cephissus. At first it was delightful, but presently my steed became unruly. suddenly lie seized the bit between his teeth, made a bolt, as if to assure liimself of his free dom, and then turning, dashed licad- long toward the town, and tore forming down the long street of tho Psii-i. A block of stone was standing in tlie mid dle of the road. Against this he pre cipitated himself in his headlong Uight and I was shot like an arrow from a bow against a great block of marble, tlie cornerstone of a house. He was not hurt and speedily picked himself up and rushed dow n toward the bazaar, spread ing dismay everywhere along his course, wliilo I lay there pale and bleeding. My eyes grew dim ; a crowd assembled round me; confused and unknown voices sounded in my ears, and I lost conscious ness. When I awoke Irene stood at the head of my bed watching me. As I opened my eyes she uttered a low cry of delight. Then she gave mo oh ! so sweet, so loving a smile ! such a smile as I have never seen since. "Poor, poor ffendi." she said, as she slowly passed her hand over my face to 6troke away the matted hair: "so far away from your Monnchon, (Munich,) with no loved ones to take care of you. "Am I not richly provided?" I ans wered. "Is there no orio here who cares for me?" "But we are strangers to you; ye can not speak your tongue," she replied. "Not so, dear Irene," I answered, you are no stranger to me. Have I not known those dark eyes long, and can I not speak your language ? Can I not say Se agapo, I lovo you ?" She blushed deeply, and in order that I should not perceive her con fusion she stroked my forehead again with her soft hand and laid it gently on my eyes. Then she leaned her arm on the pillow, laid her head in her hand, bent over me, and said, with a dreamy, far-away look: "When they brought you here, Effendi, I did not think I should ever hear you speak again. " "And w hat if I had not ?" I asked, conceitedly. "Oh, do not say such things," she said, reprovingly. "Let us rejoice that you are alive aud here with good people who love j-ou. " Sho stopped short, as if startled at her own words, and rose from her chair. I had not time to say any more, for at that moment Kyria Maria entered.' She was highly delighted to find that con sciousness had returned, and advised that I should now endeavor to sleep. They then made my room and bed com fortable for me, and placed water within my reach ; all of which Jorgi could have done quite well, but they would not hear of it. At lost I fell into a deep slumber, and dreamed all kinds of dreams. I was again on tlie back of the colt, galloping with him over tlie meadows. All at once I saw Irene seizing tho horse by the reins and begging me anxiously to dismount. Then I saw myself, pale as death, sitting on tho steed with a fixed look of horror as ho dashed along in his wild career. At Inst he ran against tlie block of stone in the Psiri, I was shot off, and lay once more crushed and bleeding by the marble cornerstone. Then I dreanied that I was lying very ill on my bed, and had a crown of thorns on my head, which a lxautiful half-vanishing iemale figure, with bare white arms, was pressing down ever harder and harder, so that the bhxxl jKmred in streams down my forehead and over my eyes. 1 wiped my ej-es again and again, and could scarcely see the figure. At length J. saw as through a thin veil two beautiful dark eyes and heard a voice saving: "It does not hurt, does it ? I will bind your head up a little tighter. It shall not hurt you. ' I awoke and perceived Irene standing by my bedside. Sho had put a bandage steeped in vinegar round my head, and was saying: "It does not hurt, does it I But I must bind it more firmly." In this way 1 was lovingly care for, and soon recovered. The day of departure at last arrived. A bright w arm January sun was shining into tho room which I had now occupied for more than four months on the most pleasant- footing with my landlord. Jorgi and I were put t ing the final touches, he paeking the clothes into my trunk, I arranging in rows in a large box some half hundred of books that I thought of leaving behind. We hud done nt nearly the same moment. I had nailed down the box, and rose to my feet just as Jorgi was silently otnipping the trunk. Tho last buckle was no sooner done than he, too, rose to his feet. "We are ready," ho said doubtfully, as he tossed his long hair back from his boyish face. "Then fetch the horses," I replied. And he hurried off, striding down the staira three or four at a time. As the house door banged 1xhind him I heard a light step creeping up the stairs. I ran to the door; it opened, nnd behold Irene, in all the splendor of her gala dress for it was a Greek festival that day radiant in purple in silver and gold. I bnd found it warm in packing, and was standing without coat or waist coat, a Maltese straw hat on my head, looking somewhat like a British sailor in summer attire. She stopped forward and gave me her hand. Her eyes glist enedand the thought flashed through " fihe threic her arms around my nerJt." my mind that it was tlie lant time I should ever see her. She may have h.;'d much the Bume thought, Jll MOIiRISVILLE AND HYDE PARK, YERMONT, THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1887. "You have come to bid me good-bye, Irene," I said. But she hardly let me finish the sentence. She threw herarms round my neck and kissed me as a queen might have kissed a sailor. Then, while her soft white hands clasped my neck, sho said: "Must you then go? Stay with me, my life !" She would not have spoken in vain. It seemed to me as though soft fanning wings were stirring up the passion which had long lain dormant in my heart and were making it burn and glow, and I lxgan to feel as if my heart were some inflammable material which would soon burst into nn uncontrollable flame. I stood speechless, a prey to contending emotions. Presently I bent down over tho sweet girl, who, as she perceived this, raised herself, clasped her arms more tightly round my neck, nnd pressed her mouth to mine so lovingly, so passionately, so intoxicatingly. Suddenly Kyria Maria appeared at tho door to bid mo good-bye. We had hardly sense enough left to feel confused at her sudden tfppwu-unco. She looked nt us in some surprise, but smiled benevolently, as if we were two children and she forgave us, as wo would not do it again. I did not understand one-half of what she said to me, for I was look ing all the time at Irene, who, with her handkerchief to her eyes, was standing at the window with her back to us. At length Jorgi dashed in with the news that tho horses were ready and were waiting below. This roused me. I took up my coat and cloak, bade my four walls adieu, and descended the stairs in silence. Aunt and niece followed me, equally silent. I mounted my horse. Kyria Maria advanced toward me, gave me her hand, wishing mo many years; begged me to greet my father and mother in Germany for her, and hoped I should have a safe and pleasant journey. Then Irene now somewhat calmer stretched out her little hand to mo. "Zoe ntou, na me agapn" ("Love mo, my life,") she whispered, her eyes suf fused with tears; then went slowly back into the cottage, while I rode sadly away. My presentiment was right: I never saw Irene again. Blacktcoods Magazine. The Man Who Saved the Queen's Life. Incorrect statements have been pub lished respecting the naval officer who saved the Queen's life in 1834. Here are the real facts: His name was Joseph Saunders, and he was master of the cut ter Emerald. The mishap took place as the craft was entering Plymouth Har bor with the late Duchess of Kent and Princess Victoria on board. The Prin cess was asking Saunders to look after a favorite dog, when a steamer collided with the cutter, carrying away her rig ging nnd taking tlie mast. Exclaiming "Ft God's sake come forward, or you will both lx killed ?" Saunders prompt ly hurried the distinguished party out of danger, and would not allow them to be transferred to a boat until the mast was made safe. The Duchess and Prin cess were duly grateful, and on Saun ders taking the dog of his future Queen to the hotel at which she stayed nt Ply mouth, she inquired the cause of the ac cident. His reply was that when Ad mirals and other superior officers were on board, they took the charge of the vessel out of his hands; jto which the Princess retorted, with characteristic common sense, that if there were not so ninny commanding officers . disasters would not occur. She also added that when she was on board he was never to give up tho charge of his vessel. The Duchess of Kent presented Saunders with a prayer-book aud Bible. He got no special pension or pay for saving the life of her present Majesty, and has long been dead. Two daughters are at present living at Southsea, and two grandsons are in the navy. London World. A rieasant Ride. When General Hancock went up to Mount McGregor to prepare for the burial of General Grant and took pos session of the little railroad that runs up from Snrntoga, an episode occurred which was not down on the programme, In his blunt way General Hancock had declared the Government in possession of the railroad and hud thereby consid erably wounded the dignity of W. J, Arkell, tho president of the road. The General ordered a train to carry him up to the mountain, stating at the same time that he wished while going up to chnnge his citizen's dress for his Gen eral's uniform. "You can change in the baggage enr, said young Arkell, "and I will run the engine myself. The little road is not one of tho smoothest. It is in fact rough and uneven." Arkell pulled the throttle valve so wide open that the train was sent jumping over the track in a lively manner. The General insido tho baggage car could scarcely keep on his feet. He pulled and pulled nt tlie bell rojw, but the more he pulled the wider Arkell opened the throttle. When they got to the mountain the General was not half dressed and was in a furious rage. Arkell coolly told him that by the manner in which the bell had lxnni pulled he thought the General was desirous of going faster and that he had only been trying to accommodate him. How much of tne.excuse the Gen believed ho never told. Cranberry Culture. From statistics gathered American Cranberry Growers' by the Associa- tion it is learned that in 1SS3 Wiscon sin prxluod 15,507 bushels ; iu 1884, 24,783 ; in 1805, 204,432 bushels; and in 1880, 70,086 bushels of this fruit. By these figures it will be seen that the yield is very irregular. This is owing, principally, to the fact that many of the marshes are not provided with the means of flooding, nnd, of course, suffer from worms, droughts, late spring or early autumn frosts, and extensive fires started by sparks from engines on rail roads running through the marshes. These and various other evils are averted on the more improved farms, so that while handsomo fortunes have in many cases lxen made in cranberry growing, many thousands of dollars have, on the other hand, been sunk in the same in dustry. Only the wealthier owners, who have expended vnst sums of money in improving and equipping their prop erty, can calculate with any degree of certainty on a paying crop of fruit every year. The American Magazine. A Home Run. A few days ago two ball nines com poscd of lxiys were playing a match game in Brooklyn, and in place of a bat wro using an old discarded coal shovel handle. The game had become intensely exciting and the opposing hud what they termed a slugger at the bat. Two runners occupied the bases, and three strikes had been called on the slugger: Tho next ball pitched the slugger banged away, and, at the call of his enthusiastic captain, ran down to the first, then to the second, third and home, keeping the shovel handle in in his hand all way round. The nine having tlie field and spectators, from the time the slugger had struck the ball, were in tho meanwhile looking for the sphere, but did not discover its wherealxmts until the runner showed it to the umpire, wedged fast in the hand grip of the shovel. Of course there was much kicking indidged in at the discovery, but the umpire decid ed a home run. A RANCHER'S BOMASCE. Carry Ins His Dead Baho in Arms Seventy-five Miles. His "At Rawlins, Wyoming, a few weeks ago, said a commercial traveller to Chicago Herald man, "I saw one of the saddest incidents l . hits ever been my misfortune to witness. A rancher rode into tow n an horseoack holding in his arms a dead baby a sweet little thing with flaxen hair, which, curled all over its head, and soft blue eyes which had not been closed even in death. Se ven ty-fie miles across tha country that rancher had carried tke dead babe in his arms. I talked with him and heard his story. It -was like this: "A year or more ago he had begun a correspondence wiui 4 youug woman 111 Chicago, getting her address from a matrimonial paier. The result w-nsi 1 exchange of photographs, and finally marriage. Tlie girl W'ufc-to livo with him on his ranch. tho lonely life there din not s.i V.nyii girl, aud ft few weeKs niter tne birth of her babe she ran away to Chicago, leaving husband and child bemud her. There was no woman on the ranch, nnd the rough father did the best he could to rear the child. I have no doubt that he was tender and attentive in fact, he said he neglected his stock and did nothing else but cars for the child but robbed of its mother's care the little one sickened nnd died. " 'My life seemed to go out'with that 'ar little one.' said the rancher, in his rough way, an' when she died I cried like a woman, lhen my heart rose iu anger against the mother, and I felt that I could kill her. It seemed to me that ar' babe would be aliTe and smillin' nn' cooin, to-day if her mother hud not de serted her. Then, snys I to myself I'll be revenged. And so I wrapped the poor little one in a blanket, jumped on my horse and came here. I'm goin' to send tho mother a little present, a peaee-offerin' from her . deserted hus band. I'm goin' to send her the body of her little nn.' "He actually procured a little coffin and laid the babe in it, nftcr kissing the white face again and again cutting a few locks of the golden hair from the little round head. There were no tears in his eyes he seemed to be past that but as he turned away from the rail way station, where ho had shipped the body to an address to Chicago which I shall not give, ho appeared to me to lx? the most broken-hearted man I'd ever 6een. "In five minutes he came running back, seized tho little box and exclaim ed : ! "Xo, no! I can't do it. Give me my little'uu. Keep the money, but give my little girl.' "Before the station agent could say a word the man had put the Ixjx on his shoulder and run away. Five minutes later we saw him on his horse, tho box in his arms, galloping back to his ranch." " A Working Woman. From the Jfiles Democrat. Some weeks since we promised, if possible, to obtain an account of the work done by one of our Michigan ladies in one year, t, . " and the record" rrom fall of 1885 to fall of 1886 is one substantially as fol lows, in her own concise language : "Shelled 55 bushels of corn and put it in the bin. Got homo 0,300 pounds .of coal and put it 111 the bin. I rimmed 80 rods of fence and burned most of tlie brush. Sheared eight sheep. Dropped 11 acres of com and helped cover it. Worked tliree acres of corn, ploughed it five times and hoed it once. Topped it and hauled the fodder to the barn. Snapped the corn and took it to the bnrn, where my husband, 80 years, husked it. It made 105 bushels in the ear. I gathered my pumpkins and dug my po tatoes and got fifteen cords of wood 111 the shed aud piled , it up. Gathered my apples and put them in the collar. Took my cider apples to the mill and brought back five laurels of cider. Took one load to the cider mill and sold them. I spaded up the ground and planted and worked my garden. Moved twenty rods 01 rail ienee and helped move tventy more. I cut and made my husband one coat, nnd cut nnd made a vest nnd pants and four shirts, nnd hemmed three pocket handkerchiefs for him. Made myself six dresses (three nice ones and three common ones), nine aprons, one polo- nnise, eight pair of pillow cases,, four sheets, and hemmed twelve napkins. There are 923 pages in tho Old Testa ment, and I read 619 pages, besides re ligious and other papers, and kept a diary of the weather and my work, and an account of what we bought and sold with day and date. Did my housework and took care of my stock throe horses, three head of cattle, eight sheep and fifty hens and raised a pet cat." Mrs. Carberry is 04 years of ago and weighs but ninety-five pounds. She re tires each night at ten o'clock and rises at four o'clock 'each morning, and takes no naps Ixttween times. In addition to tho alxive, tho lady has taken care of an invalid husband nnd done many things unmontioned in this account, and among them we may men tion that she has taken and paid for in advance the local papers and has honor ably paid every cent for every thing she has bought. This is a woman's work, nnd the re cord is sufficiently commendable to mnke many a man hfik for shame. Few there are who lnvvS fully followed the admonition, "Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it." Mr. Everts Got a Reply. At New York city, in tho fall of 180, a case was tried in which Senator Evarts appeared for defense. Mr. Evnrts made the concluding argument, and the famo of the great counselor secured for him a considerable audience of lawyers from neighboring courts, in addition to many persons who had moro or less in terest in the proceedings. Mr. Everts had been speaking for some hours and was evidently nearing his pe roration. Ho began to sum up his ar guments, and asked impressively what answer could be made to them. Again he placed the points in lucid array, nnd again asked a similar question. Then a third time he restated his case with vivid eloquence, and once more, in loud er tones, wound up with: "What is their answer?" "He puused. You could have heard a pin drop. Suddenly the door of the court room opened, and a peddler, stick ing his head and a feather-duster into the oxming, cried out: "Jiroiims ! In a moment the room was ringing with uncontrollable lauirhter. in which everybody joinedeven tho judge on tho bench and the orator himself. Mr. Evarts, however, kept on his feet, and was the first to recover composure. With his hand raised to command at tention, as the roar subsided, he said, solemnly: 'Tial was not, indeed, the replv which I expected. But you may res't assured that when you do get their ans wer you will find it equally frivolous and inconsequent." If I saw 01esity waddling and puff ing and perspiring" in the road along which I must travel, would take un ovemouious farewell of stiiHiug. 1 JL JLo jjj J3 Payment by the Hour. In the "Declaration of Principles" adopted and promulgated by the na tional association of master builders, it is stated that "this association earnestly recommends to all its affiliated associa tions to secure as soon as possible, tin adoption of a system of payment by tho nour lor all labor performed, other than piece work or salary w ork, and to obtain tho co-operation of associations of work men in this just nnd equitable arrange ment." In some cities where the system of paying for labor by the hour is not in vogue, there is some query as to just what the system includes. In Chicago, ever since the great fire of loll, nearly all con tractors have bsen 111 tho habit of paying for their labor by the hour, instead of by the day. By tlie old custom of paying by the day, still in almost general use, tne day was made the unit of time nnd of payment. A quarter of a day was made the small est division of this unit. If a man did not work n quarter of a day, he received no pny.- If he worked over a quarter of a dav', he received pny for half a'day; etc. This is unjust to the laboring man who works but an hour and is suddenly called away. It is equally unjust to the contractor who pays for half a day when he only receives but a little over a quar ter. In tho payment by the hour system the hour made tho unit of measure. all time is kept by the hour. If a man works less than half an hour it is not counted. If ho works over half an hour, ho is credited with an hour. Tho number of hours in a day's work does not affect the system at all, and all contractors reserve tho rurht to work s mnny hours as is necessary and agreed. Overtime is credited as time and a half, and Sundays as double time. A man leaving work without permission is dis charged, but when ho leaves with per mission he is paid for exactly the amount of work he hns accomplished. This is all there is to tho payment by the ur system. Those who have tried it like it infinitely better than tho old method. bambiry Aews. The Art of Bread Making. Tho M i'ling World jnves tho following facts of interest to all housewives: A barrel of goxl flour should make from 270 to 285 live cent loaves. Many bak ers blend four brands, as two Minnesota springs and two Indiana winters, before they get tho right alloy. Others use enly one grade of spring and two of winter wheat. These make the best brands of fancy bread. Formerly yeast was made of malt, potatoes, and hops, and this is extensively used. Fancy bread bakers use a patent yellow com pressed j-oast. It is popularly supposed that bakers use alum extensiv ely in or- iler to whiten their bread. That is not the fact. There is no necessity for the use of alum, and it is not used in the trade. There are alxmt twenty large steam bakeries in New York, which give employment to several hundred men. One of these, a noted Broadway establishment, makes a specialty of Vienna bread, and does an immense business. Vienna bread is made in air tight ovens, of the best grade of flour, and milk is used instead of water in mixing thedough. In baking, the steam settles buck on the bread instead of es caping. 1111s mases t.ne outer crust thin and tender, and gives the bread a peculiarly rich taste and pleasant aroma. What is known to tho trado as "steam" bread is another recent invention. It is made of tho very finest of flour and baked in air tight pans, which inclose it on all sides. It is thus baked in its own steam and possesses a flavor peculiarly its own. One very largo bakery in New York is devoted solely to the production of aerated bread. It is a steam factory, and the bread so made is extremely light and spongy. The invention is an Eng lish one, but has lxen in use here for years. When the dough has reached a certain consistency, it is run into an air tight cylinder and strongly impregnated with carbonic acid gas. This creates the lightness and sponginess without de tracting in the slightest from its nutri tious qualities. Bernhardt's Tet Snake. Several piercing shrieks following each other in quick succession echoed through the corridors and rotunda of the West Hotel at 8.30 o'clock this morn ing. A porter was despatched to the room just vacated by Sarah Bernhardt. He found a chambermaid lying on a sofa in a semi-fainting condition. "For Heaven's sake, look into that bath-tub," said the frightened girl. Tho porter did as requested. In the bottom of the bath-tub, which wns half filled with water, lay a dead w ater suako about 18 inches long. In the tub the divine Sarah had performed her ablu tions. The snake in question was one of her many strange pets. It had been presented to her in South America. She made a special pet of it, it is said. Sho would let it lio on tho bed with her and would let it crawl about her nejk, and would fondle it ns a child would a doll. "She must have laid on it and killed it accidentally," said Clerk Hyser, in ex planation. "She was an eccentric wo man," he weut on. "She was the strang est guest we've had in the house yet. Why, the chambormaids were frightened to death of her. They feared to go near her apartments. She had a whole mu seum of wild and uncanny pets in her room. That tiger cat, for instance. It was a terror. No 0110 could touch it or go near it but her. She. could pet it and handle it like a kitten. When she left the room the cat had to bo put in the cage, nnd it would snarl and spit at eveiy one who entered. Then it would cry when sho was absent from the rooms. The girls are happy because the French woman and her queer pets are on their way to Omaha. " The water snake is on exhibition in the baggage room of tho West. The wonder is why the Bernhardt did not take it along with horaud have it stuffed. Minneapolis Journal. Write Letters Write Often. About tho wickedest thine youncr men do is togo to distant partsand neglect to write often to parents and friends they left behind. Young women commit tho same crime. 1 have known mothers wear their lives out iu anxious solicitude for their children, and when those chil dren thought they hod no further need of parental care they left the home of their childhood, and for months, yes, for years, they sent imck no kind, grateful remembrances, no account of their do ings. This is gross, ungrateful, wicked. Relatives and intiihato friends separate, they exchange one or two letters, then they delay writing, and tho delay ex pands into total non-intercourse. This is worse than folly; the best of life is in fellowship and kindly interest in others. Much of this omission and nealect of epistolary correspondence comes from defective education. I he classical mama nnder-values and crowds our attention to penmanship and composition. Com mon schools academies and colleges should make these very prominent in their course. Parents should encour age and assist their children iu compos ing, and especially should they require them to write letters by offering effect ive inducements. Jjet children while young acquire an easy, familiar method of expressing their ideas on paper, nnd letter-wrrting 111 niter life will not be sc difficult nnd so much neglected. Hugh 2 . Ul QQkl. THE JOKKH'S BUDGET. STRAY BITS OV IIl'MOH FOUND IN TIIH PA runs. lie Stood High A Slight Trouble Always Caught Something In Central Park Not in tliclJills Two Violent Odds and Knds, tc, TOO VTOIiENT EXEKOISE. "Marie," said a fashionably dressed woman from the porch of the Grand Union Hotel at Saratoga to her French bonne. "Oui, madame," replied Marie. "Y'ou musu't let Lulu run so. Tlie poor chilil will git all hot up." HE ALWAYS CAUGHT SOMETHING. "Let's go fishing, Johnny." "Naw, I don't wnnt to." "Why '" "Oh, I enn't catch anything." "Well, I can. I catch a lickin' every time I go." Neinnan Independent. SHAVED. "I had a rather amusing experienco of an Irshmnn's idea of finance tlie other divy," said a pleasant-faced gentlemnn to a comrade on the cars this morning. "I know him very well. We met on the street yesterday, and ho nsked for tho loan of a quarter. I gave him one, and he then invited mo to tako a drink. Each drank whisky. He threw down the quarter and received five cents in change. Bogorrra,' said he, 'I wanted to get shaved and I hov only five cints left. Lend me another quarter, woll ye?' I did so, and again he set 'em up. On receiving his five cents change this time his face bloomed into a bouquet of smiles. 'Ah!' said he, 'I knew there was some way of getting them tin cints.' " Philadelphia Call. TWO MOTHERS. Two mothers sat opposite each other in a car on a Michigan Central train go iug to Toledo the other day. Each had a baby about a year old, and each baby came in for a share of the admiration of the passengers. This seemed to make the mothers jealous, and after thinking the matter over for a while, one of them leaned across the aisle nnd said: "I feel it my duty to tell vou to po into the car ahead with your child, as mine lia-s the whooping1 con on." "Oh! has it? Thanks for yonr kind ness; but mine is all over the whooping cough and is now coming down with tho measles. Perhaps you had better go into the car behind!" Detroit Free l'ress. SHARP BOY. Tommy, walking with his father, saw him give a beggar five cents, and in quired into the matter: "What did you give that man five cents for, papa r" asked Tommy. "So that ho might cat bread, my boy," said the father. That evening, at the supper table, it was observed that Tommy declined to eat bread in any shape. "Aren't you eating bread nowadays, my boy ?" his mother asked. "No, mamma. "Why note" "So papa'll give me five cents." Touth'i Companion. BLIND BASEBALL FLAYERS. Eastern papers contain accounts of two baseball nines, each composed of inmates of the JJakota Blind Asylum, which play regular games. And this isn't the worst of it. The other day during the course of a game they felt all over the ground till they found the um pire, who was also blind, and then pounded him with a raised letter bat till he couldn't walk. They claimed he yelled "foul" when a jay-bird flew past and while the ball was down a gopher- hole and thej' didn't know where it was themselves. JJakota ISeii. ALL NEW. A baby sister has lately como to a Boston household. The children, hear ing that the baby wns to le called after a friend of the family whom they have always heard addressed as Miss Agnes, give the title to the baby. "What is the name of your baby sis ter?" nsked a lady on the street car. "Her name is Miss Agnes," said Jack, gravely. "And how old is she ?" tho lady went on. "Oh, she isn't any old; sho is all new. Don't you know alout babies 1" so NICE. Col. Yerger returned homo very late and in a demoralized condition. "Hero you are again," said Mrs. Yergor, ns she met him at the head of the stairs. "Yesh, my dear, here I am," replied the Colonel meekly. "You are a brute. Hero it is 12 o'clock. It will le almost daylight before I get through telling you wlint I think of you. I have to lose my sleep on your account and feel bad all day to morrow." Tent Sifting. AriOVE HER. "How alniut this young man that comes so often to see you, Millie?" said the old gentleman to his daughter. "Why, he's very nice and entertain ing, papa I'd liko to liave you meet him." "Very likely. But what is his posi tion ? Does he stand high in society ?" "Oh, yes indeed, papa. He is six feet two.'' Merchant '1'rarHlcr, THE TROUBLE. "What's the trouble now?" asked a nervous passenger on a new Dakota road, as the train came to a sudden halt. "Oh, nothin' much," said the brake man, struggling to get away, "the freight ahead of us got off the track and run into the depot, kiiookiu' it clear out o' time, and our engineer can't tell just where the town-site is." Dakota DM. TIT AT UMBRELLA. If tho gentleman who, without per mission, borrowed a silk umbrella, silver handle, from tho editorial room of the Jieginter Wednesday evening, will kindly return it, he will not be liothored with questions, nnd he will be assured that his name will be kept out of the pajxT in future when ho gets into trouble with the police. New Daren Reg titter. OUT WEST. The way they talk out West: First Speaker Let me see, Undo Billy; you're the oldest inhabitant iu Yeastvillo. nin't ve ? Second Ditto Me the oldest inhab itant ? Oh, no. What put that idea in your head' There's old Ferguson, who's been hero five or six months, longer tlimi cio. -Button Transcript. TERMS $1.50. SMITH S SORE THROAT. Smith, who is afflicted with a soro throat, hns asked his friend Brown to examine it. Brown (jeering down Smith's throat) "On which side is the sore spot ?" Smith (speaking with difficulty) "On tho leftside." Brown "Coining up or going down?" Texas Sifting. IN CENTRAL PARK. "Do you see that couple in the gon dola who nre flirting so desperately?" "Yes, I see them." "Well, the lady is a young widow who lost her husband only a few months ngo, and that fellow is courting her in the gondola."" "He nint courting; ho is 'condoling' with her." Texas Sifting. AN ESSENTIAL DIFFERENCE. Major Kincnld (who has just pojiped) I'm not so very old, Miss Daisy. King Solomon was over a hundred, you know, when ho married, and I'm sure ho made a croj'td husband. ss Crozier Yes; but ho had so 'VVi "-.wives at a tinio that the er earn of him whh nicely distributed, don't yon know. 1'id-BiU. UNPREPARED. "Let's see, you're a witness in that case which conies off to-morrow, aren't you ?" queried Wigwng. "Yes," replied Filtrip. "Which side summoned you?" "I don't know." "Don't know! Why, man nlive, how nre you going to testify then?" Detroit Free l'rc. NOT DOWN ON TIIE BILLS. "Do you think," she nsked, dreamily, as he sat lesido her nt the circus, "that this is the same elephant I saw when I was a child ?" "No," he answered with scornful can dor, "you know elephants only live to be two hundred years old." It won't bo this year. SO KIND. Mistress I nra sorry to have you leave me, Mary. Mary And I'm sorry to go. There isn't anybody I'd sooner do a favor for. Mistress Ah, indeed ! Then won't you bo so kind as to give mo a. recom mendation to hand to the next cook who applies ? ARISTOCRATIC HENO, Neighbor What beautiful hens you have. Mrs. Stuckup. Mrs. Stuckup Yes, they are all im ported fowls. Vi.,.hlmr J.-'l T suppose they lay eggs every "day- r- Mrs Stuckup, (proudly) They could do so if they saw proper, but our cir cumstances nre such that my hens are not required to lay eggs every day." ODDS AND ENDS. If you are good, you know it; if you are bad, everylxdy knows it. Which is the worst sinner, the mnn who enn sing and won't or the man who can't and will ? A man must have a tough conscience when he thinks that misappropriating money that does not belong to him is not stealing. Thousands of people consider the man who enn make a two-base hit a much greater genius than one who can make a two-hour speech. And possibly they are right. , The most dangerous men in the world are those who nro hnlf fool and half knave. They are always being nsed by rascals and always saying they meant for the best. He was a "jewel" when she married him; six months Inter he w ns her "gem." When the matter came up in the divorce trial, two years after, she explained tlint g. e. m. stood for "green-eyed monster." "I deefly regret it, sir, but honor nnd my altered circumstances compel me to release your daughter from her engagement. I cannot enter your fami ly a beggar. In the recent deal in the North End stocks I lost my entire for tune." "Not another word, my boy, not another word. I got it." More Effective Persuasion. Tlie San Francisco Chronicle Bays: Which brings to mo the little parallel which happened at Sncramento. The child is only ten years old, nnd if there isn't going to be trouble about her when she grows up I shnll be surprised. She was apparently progressing very nicely at school. At 'first sho had a good deal to say when she got home every day, but of late she has made but few re marks, and has been distinguished by an air of self-satisfaction which has much disturled her good mother. The other morniug as she was going off to school, she said : " Mamma, I want a bottle of water." "What for?" "To take to school w ith me." "What do you want to do with it?" "To put tho flowers the boys bring mo in." " Flowers ! Well, I never ! You don't mean to say you atik the boys to bring vou flowers 1 "No, of course not !" very contemp tuously. . 'Well, how do you got them ?" "There is only ono boy who brings them. Jimmy Smith brings flowers every day." "For you ?" "No ; all tho girls teaso him all the time for them." "I hope you don't ?" "No, again very coi contemptuously, "of course I don t. J. just 100K at him and ho gives them to me. " lliosc Dinner Pails. Dinner pails. Recently these' afford ed an interesting economical study. There, were more than a score of them in the hands of lalMirers seated on the sidewalks with their bucks against flic biff wnll which prefects Trinity Church- varil on New Church street. We could iiot help seeing their contents ns wc passed. Every man lind light, spongy wheat bread. Many of them had with it liled eggs or lilx-ml slices of moot. In most every pail was some luxury, either pie or huge chunks of cake, and not of the plainest sort, but rich layer cake. They also had a liberal supply of either tea or coffee. And Was it not sig nificant that not oiip of the wage earn ers was found drinking beer? Nowhere else in tho wide, wide world will the dinner pails of the workws tempt the appetite as here in the United States. No millionaire in this big city eats bet ter food of the same sort than wo saw taken from tluj wiukinon'6paily,-l.W''-iatn (rucer. Transporting: Iluce Loss from tho Forest to the Beach Intelligence Displayed at Their Task Several years ago the writer, then motcr of an Amcricau ship, was chartered in Bombay to proceed to a small port in Cejlon, situated a few leagues to the northward of Point de (Julie, to loud heavy teak wood lumber for the Clyde, aud it was hero that he saw displayed the most striking intelligence of the ele phant. In Ceylon no railroads stretch from the wooded districts of the interior to the sea coast, and the timber cut on the mountains has to be drugged wearily over the miles of rough country interven ing between the place of it growth and the sea. From the time the tree is felled and divested of its limbs until it is formed into rafts along tho shore ad the mechanical lalwr is performed by the elephant. A drove of these ani mals, varying in number from five to ten, are conducted into tho woods by two or three natives nnd set to work. They know what is required of them, and at once pair oil (generally working in couples) to begin their day's labor. Seizing a huge log with their trunks they roll it upon their tusks, and, hold ing it firmly ia place by coiling their trunk about it, they lift it boddy from the ground and places it upon the rollers which nre to aid in its trausportntion to the beach. In cases where the cleariug will not admit of their walking abreast with their burden, they will sidle along, carefully avoiding all trees and stumps, uutil they place the leg on its bed n snuircly as could tho most skilful engineer; then returning at a leisurely guit, jthey pick up another log, and truns port that iu tho same methodical man ner, until the landraft has assumed tho required proportions. When the ground tier has been com pleted aud they commence to build up. mu iiigcuuiiY 01 run 11 in it mn?T wonderfully displayed iu lifting nnd depositing the heavy timbers in their place. One will lay his end down nnd, passing over to his compauion, they w ill together carry that end as far acro-s the foundation as they can reach and drop it. Then both will return to the first end, handling that iu like manner, until by successively treating each end they work the log into place. The several squads pass nnd repass one another with out iostlinr or ia any way interfering with the work ; nnd all this is done with out a word from the drivers, who spend mo.st of their time peacefully sleeping be neath the grateful shade of some neigh boring palm. Whca the pile is comple ted the overseers lash it together with heavy chains and place rough har ness, consisting of brenstbuud and traces, upon the larger anima!s of the drove, and attach them to the structure, preparatory to dragging it to the shore. This part of the business the clenhants seem strongly to resent, for the mo ment the hum esse are produced tho bulls set up a dreadful trumpeting, flourish their trunks in the air, and as sume a most ferocious mien, but a few prods from the goad soon reduce them to subjection, and they 6tart for the beach without further delay. The smaller animals pick up the" rollers that are lelt behind, carry them ahead ana lay them in place, the work beinc con ducted on the snme principle upon which buildings arc moved in our own country, On reaching the water's edge the elephant displays sigus of tho great est pleasure, being invariably allowed an opportunity to take a bath, which is heartily enjoyed by them. 1 his completes one day s work. Tho next morning sees them placing the tim ber in the water and building a ftoatintr raft, which later is towed off by tho ship's crew awaiting the cargo. On tho vovnge in question the writer on going ashore one morning chanced to have sov cral ship biscuit in his pocket, nnd notic- in one old elephant more sedate and wise looking than his companions, proffered him a cracker, which was eagerly ac cepted by the huge beast. Aficr the supply was exhausted he wound his trunk round into all the pockets ol the coat and ..wv " 1 ' . ... - dismal trumpeting nnd turned- again to his work. Amused by his actions, when this same squad returned, which would bo every other morning, this old patri arch was met by the writer with another lunch of biscuit, which was continued un til the sly fellow came to look for it as a regular thing, and as soon as the boat left the ship's side would le ive his partner in the lurch,despite the efforts of tiie drivers to prevent him, make a break for the water, nietling us some distance from shore. But, alas for the evils of a con firmed habit. One morning the biscuit was forgotten, aud the reception which awaited us would cause one more cour ageous thau a Yankee skipper and hla crew to quake with fear. The old chap went fairly wild. Though carefully avoiding doing us any harm he bellowed loudly, s'.ainpcd his feet with anger, nnd tore around ia a most frantic manner, throwing stick-", stones and whatever came in his way, high into the air. For a long time ho refused to go to work, ind when finally driven to his task, went in the most sullen manner, his fit of ulks lasting through the entire day. In Ceylon the elephant is not only used as a beast of burden, but as a domestic servant, and not infrequently acts the part of a nurse. The fond mother will consign her tiny babe to the care of this gigantic beast without a fear, while per forming her household dut!eJ, and her most gentle caresses nnd careful atten tions arc scarcely surpassed by tho?c be stowed upon her child by this novel at tendant. If the infant cries it is care fully lifted by the huge trunk nnd gently swayed back and forth until it drops into v quiet sleep. Then it is laid upon the ground, and the elephant inns it wun ;t trunk, keeping away the flies and other insects which guther in swarms, all the while blowing a cool brrnth upon the little sleeper; and woe be to the wild beaut of the jungle which seeks to do harm to his charge, for his days would he full of trouble. These are but few of tho numerous acquirements of tho ele phant, but with these, how can the na tives of India, even if rude and ignorant, refrain from holding jn reverence the mammoth beast of their country. Don foil Courier. Taylng a Novel I'olitlcal Wager. An incident in the late Major Ben: Perlcy Poore's life which illustrates the political proclivities and bias of the man is worthy of record here because it has becu celebrated in prose nnd song, nnd made its hero famous ns tho first to ac complish a feat which has since . been moro or less repeated by others. Major Poore's early trainings nnd surroundings were Whig.andof thnt party he remained, while it lasted, a devoted and uncompro mising friend until the times called for the practical expression of loynl Repul .icauism. In 1817 he wheeled upon a iiommon wheelbarrow a barrel of apples of his own raising, from Indian Hill Farm to Boston a distance of .Ittjr miles in payment of a wsgrr made in tho heated Presidential campaign of the year proceeding. The wheelbarrow rcmsins to the present day a trophy at Indian 11111 Farm. New York Tribune. Traveling in Mexico. One inconvenience in traveling in ' Mexico, siys Charles Dudley Warner in Ifarper'ti, is the bulky silver money with which the tourist mint load himself down. Whenever I moved any distance from the capital, 1 carried a shot bag full of tho cart wheel dollars, which were worth from nineteen to tweuty-four cents less than United states money. The hank of London and South America, in Mexico, issue notes which nre current in the States of Mexico and Michoacan, and perhaps elsewhere, but not good in tho State of Vera Cruz, although the bank officials assured us they were. Con sequfntly we have this anomaly, which is characteristic of Mexico, that while the railway company of the Mexican railway receive these notes for fare at the Mexican end, they would not take tJiem nt all at the Vera Crux terminus. It is reported that a quarry of the fa mous "giallo antico," or yellow marble, used so much by the ancient Romans, has been discovered near St. Genevieve- JI'