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The Madison daily leader. [volume] (Madison, S.D.) 1890-current, May 01, 1890, Image 4

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eiMUtWDM r*4l«W« Wtt
M4 I*MM* fnpi»« Will
mm rs'P' TM*
I.ONU withth*»©«at
of U ay l)n*#r» row**
a thought of j«ra»om
and «uuahadea Th*
1 attar kM lost ««M
of 1ta ptetar*sqo*
l*fl the p* l*r s of
tb* r»etit for the
WViiara world. Bat
it i I i praasrv**
MMgh of it» deli
cate beauty to kind a
chsrra to it* oaner
and hsigbteu the *f
f*ct of h*r grwf
With n psia*ol„ bow
im, as wit li a fan, it
all depends upon who
bat boh! of it. A
wicked man utttm
iu« th a u- can t*ll
*4**) n«t how tfood a
rotuan is by stand-
A #V mg h«htad b«r aid
Watching b*t parasol H# e dls fun,
parasol* and lorgasttea tbe barometer* of
ural* Think it ©**r. I bad oo tiiua to
to hit rliattcr At the hoad of
ibis col nan yon NC impnnt*d a no
aii*d* aad atanning osar »i a v*rv
•li*p*l woman, yoong and beantifni,
•ltd rich no doubt. elae vh»w» ih««« (IDS
fcatbsrs*' The costume is su sltogth*r
•liarnjiag on« for a garden party or morn-
I roMenad* at *om« -u turner hotel. It
SAnsiata of a t-ouiNnaUou of white woolen
Aait»te and grav an rah trimmed with In
4U' silk with tb. Minihade to match,
ttal l*MBg oaaantiai.
W by do*-» Un. Helly*r always sarry
H*t *tdp)i'ir-colorod snnabads*
"To rnateta bar growled Hall
Mr. a« ha bit a radish in two with snap.
"Pray toll ma what color that la? 1
•»ati that auu«had* which Miss Boggi la
aftrryiasr—the aider Mis* B«KX*.
oh, that it old row*
Maan ant I to ridical* anything ao bo
fljjjsu a* fadad .'harms'' Perbapa bnt It's
•Ir only way to jiay «onrt to thnt moat
lllirsoui of »Ji *OTar*igt»«, tha |na«ii of
baaoty A beautiful «oman e%f»a«*t(i It,
Mint &i th# ^r^t? ana ia tleaaad to iiul
Mraalf «aata( n«tt to a wirkad wotoati in
llw hora« rt»r. W« all 1O\P eontrant.
Without it hfa would t»- a» inatpid aa
iottle of rhatiipagne
ii.ook at the WantifnJ toilet n piet«r«
*0 a faille euj'-rotdfred with bio#
ftMltaa The aft i -bort train Mro
(ft (•obeiln-bl woolen staff The bat ia
fuli of thought a chantuut burr of
p«t*kie« It th of Tuscan laca-atraw,
Iriuiiued with oappbtro velvet the bniu of
Mtiiwork atrae oruamantwi with row* of
urk bl»a and hght-bht \«-lr»t }aiiNed to
a»i oat A matron tell- me that, wban
•Jba vat young and e&aming, *ha actually
•Ada a cnip of a boy fall u lova with har
A ®f«#a*- i A il*L±b..
hf fMimitting him take h«r hai off on*
mf at th* eeaahore There i- aomtrtMng
nbont a VOIDSU N bat that fa»cuiate* a
man. and tbts youth a« no «ic*pt»oii to
UM rnle H* pulled on? the hat-pui aa If
HO THOUGHT it waa COAITAG out of the cor*
of IBE girl'a heart. Arcidantalh a
cry OAT, IB, I
thing ofl'" WB«uu
of bar it air «biob WAS very pretty tn
UHOAA daya. b*caa« entangled in the
and the plvaanre
of gettiug it loom*
was alnost a pain for thai poor boy. TH*
»hcb- oporattou GAVE hint A GOOD chanoft
to m* WNAT a fin» head of hntr the hal
aao'' the matron SLGHT^A that
a GOO*
while ago Moral W«at a pretty HOT
can GET thu wratcheA
you want to
eouifflh 1
GAUDY butterfly with golden WING* SILVER
ife«RFTX and diamond ay*»
th*- gr«at ntmtake »ont« wonoti make ip
to kauatfine that th* can add a charm tP
thotr *«tnme by more t» smmtng, aog
irean«nt. greater nchn«»«% more bnli.
iani effect*, in other words/GAM aty 1* BY
inereaatug the amount of docorattoit,
8o«b an iota th* uegattion of art. 4
VWU *ati't ooiutuit a gr*at*r »'athe|»
ic*l aoiecMin than to ov*r-dra«a. Tin
groat point tn dreaa. considered as a fit*
•It. te to kno» wbarc »o stop. Tbit- i«
wfkat 1 xald Uu *ery improsion- way tw
my triend Toui i« Wtlkins, tha othot
NTJP^t at HI«. Nnagga-Rivera' b*ll.
M^HORE to atop, eriod lea GLATIRIM
W*ut»d at the bawildetiug erray of banc
"I SHOULD a*y the diflb-ulnr
OH©OH»T»RED by thoee iadlee was to KNOF
WkSt to b^ir.
Tike lady on tho left in th* yictatwi
group of two i« attired is a very «tyli»||
oeetnci* of eh»]tiOi silk skirt ua«t«
oolte piaw. corni^ ornamented witfc
ml! gold embrotd'-? s»«i and *!««»-.,
*»ad#i .1 nia.uii.
bronxe ^«slvat wit! ^raiota tht en»e»blo
full of fjoeti. instinct. Nothing
mm we prettier than a p«tr of lonk'. ahar*.
if *rmt &ol(l*d in skin tighi mlmv*
M»b to the »»N wrist, and ewdinf %tl a
«0«pi»* of dimpled hand# taper lingem,
l«?af akaue, and uaila of ptnk aball.
Th«fa aouan bo maeb in tb# mm of
•»oit«aj.' has no ua»j for
thnmba 1 b*v be long tc a man# baud,
and ar» ih» atg» of d«»*ioiod character'.
wkft. wow an must uot to too much
"i tt^O) BrarkMitmsn Is* wontna
aaid I to Ton, P« W tlfcma,
"Yes." cried Tom, a he ia. MM! before
aha met Brackenbtiah «h« tiaotl to nccent
it in ib« tuiddU'
The ladv with tha fan mppmr* is a ooaa
biHatiou of divot and rlath eaataat.
itb *u dtubNH«t«rad ttndarakln,*ntbroat
lat in Ida. k beudod finap. and a fringod
i/itup satib
Bodira* mo*t Rl tight a glove, and
to atlait thia affect thav are up at
the back, and from tft«* albow to the
ri-t there bm I-a na ntany tiin bn'toui.
an may be pla—d in row Silk aMr«e»
fonlarda, and India crfpunn is light
color* will be ntu. worn thu anmmer
and there tis a promiiie of the Lout* Nu.t
draped nkirtu coming into at v la again
I he uirHk* -magi. with an iuviail le
opaniuu. *a gathered at the wni»t in four
mall pleats and held in place h\ an en
broldarad cemtnre. Home eoKtume^ are
rouipanifd by cute litll« aleevelaaa
jackata with (rabtoidared i-ollar and
nhoulJ«r«. Fanev t«a«d« in gray or
b^ige notwHte or hhi* opening on vorv
v*ata or fanienibg on the -honldttr
and thna complet*l\ »ho« ing off tb*
form, are *ure f» 1* *ery npnUr, a)way«
eoiiditioned th»t there i* a ftffnrf to di*
It ia not nlway* wise to "pick DM world
for a ftat.'na my friend Ton Do WU
ui pbraafta n. and matty a woman
doe*. When a woman i* obliged to doal
in forti*«." aayn ota. *tli»r« no u#e
hanging wign for thirtiea
in thi« world." »«ya th* aaptaat Tom,
you got what you |iay for
COffTt XT W«Ii ttll.ta
wvrd, Mo nro awfully msroeiiMy, I ti
aom«tfmos to g(4 Tom to admire hand,
some drens, hut forthwith be bogins to
figure op the **p«i)«'f a« if a woman
stopped to co«nt ths» eo«t nntil tbe bill
la renderod
The last pietor* pfeaonU nn ettr*m*ly
yictur*tiiiie i,"»i i in red cuthiuert with a
(old oorueiiers. The alsovH* me a« dauitr
Mi ft Heine quatrain. Faaluoned from
ttantpnrent gimp, with sffective utripei
is a durker *had* of color, thr\ cover
Without conceahu* Th* ^leer** are all
right Thcv onl\ itt«*d |air of round.
Viute »rntw them and the efte/ ia
•implv d«]iciona Now it depend* a grent
doal upon th« arniH in tin* recipe- lear
that mind It a a of bare stufl*d
Witth aweethrend. Ths irweetbread mav
bs had v*ty easily, but the hsirs fens to b*
caught. Anybody tnay tmy pretty
dread the point is to know hoe to
V*ar it.
"Home follows,* saya aapiont Tom Ds
w lkiu«( "think Uiemsolvss gontlemon
fcocaiise they ran pa\ f.W for drees
If yon wont to nce*ntonts yoor vnlgar
dr*s*« in cheap velvet,
How doe* Mr*. Hard strike yoo in that
snperb cost'itn^ of mby v«j!rot, Tom?" I
•died him one evening
Hard/' »a* bis stolid ro|4|r*
'Atrocious pun!" aaid I.
*I not punning, retortod loiu
be ii. ipuiiau eapote ia «till the ui9l
thing to wear iu the line of h«adg*nr
for tUoae wbn can at and it Now, 1 know
sotu women who "dre*a to suit them
solve*," but it a 1 tk** tbt* wake where th«
wknkv a NA forgotten it WA* pre't v hard
OB the mourner*. n* of the«e capote*
eo»siat« of a butterfly knot is cronm
gtlipora fi«xt«ned ou a little gold tsrban,
which i« «nrtuonnV*d \y crow?i of
"puncb-llamc roeea. Large hat*, too,
prettier than ever. ins black
hnir laee. with a wreath of blue l«mn*u
OB the brim, h»a th* crown trimmed with
v^vet ribbon of the- (tame color, with a
knot of cream guipura tn,front, (impure
nnd lace arc ver\ much in demand for
those laig* hats, whicb this Miaaon are
simply b. wtbbarmg in their nbapea, worn*
plsin acoops, otters twuUd iuU» th#
mo»( fantastic «bapi*.
At the rate are going oo now, art
mnat. it seem* to m» soon NHH4i a "limax
in itf e#ort« to decoratc and ornamont
wom »n. True, she ia a apotltnl cliild and
will take all yon give hor. but there will
be rebellion some day, and man will tir*
of playing black b*otl* in order to sm
phasize tb» gloiy of her gan aings
The whole thing is again at nature, whieh
ive* (he fiufc fr ithsra to the unl bird,
woman herself waa aa after-thougfet
in tbe ncfaame at creation--a »»«rt of
potmae-rafe th* most doIioiotM tiling of
the whole dinner. .Vs«r Fori btt+r i
i'kf fipo l.ttitjn
C'Bi»WK lutve one irt»u at l#*aat. They
Arc d«vot4Ml!' sltnchetl to their eows.
si­ ll
AR^olik mm
hi ml ia* Tialtar.
Tlw old Betji»dict Arnold hdfHMi I*
eiill -tnnding in I ifth Ward, on Wnt*»r
ktrri't. IM*I the Inrn»r svf OJ)«.*
li fallen into but thero ARE
-onm GRAV UMRE.! «NTW»N who m~
i»ieutl»ei a Ion it «a„ oue of th«- show
PINOOS of th# town. Its ORCHARD W«»
of tb® l»(K«ET nnd fltioet *n Keu
Haven, ami the ground* wore laid oaf
in baud •Mime teri*^
Ai u'dd built the honso anon Aftor liia
return from Ticonderugn. He nt««|
h*\ l»e«»n a mo?) of *nte w«sltb, for
the houae wn* well Initlt and tD#
groaiid« were ntnplo. Arnold was n I
a |ti|iitlsr nun. He had a Molmit and
ir.i cihli* tamper. a««l "wotthl ratht»r
lighr than eat," a» ha^ boen said of hint.
He always found fanli. anil th# ferrv
niou who t«*k pa «»engerM acrow th«»
mouth of the Qitinntpim Hivt \minr*
the bridge waa built dreodod to hax«
hiui tor a po**eng*r, for he »lwny»
swore at them for not rowing faater
N'evertlieio** Arnold aa^ a matt of
afTair« Beside* hi* buatne** a* a drtijf
gtst and 1KW,K V. Ilor. he, with Adam
Bobeock. owned three rosaeU
the V e«t India trsdo. Thor wer«
th© brijrnnttne KHrtnite. forty ton- th#
Charntiug Sally, thirty tonn, and tbo
Three Broth^rn, twenty-»-igln
Arndd never took particular pain*
aee that all Cnabmi House dn©*t were
pfttd in fart, he was very lax in tlim
jiartieainr. Tt in related that onoe oo a
time a nailor on hoard one of hk voa
aela retKrlM aome nf then© laxities to
the ollector of the port. I'ha r©rort
waa made n Holiday and the Collector
refnsod to receive it. and told tho Naiifr
to come again on Monday. In the
inMti ttuie Arnold had heart) of tho
sailor's tale-hearing. Before M'ndav
came Arnold adopted a c«ara« of tuorai
and physicoi fttiasioo which ootH|eUed
the sailor to leave town with hie tale
Amold's laxity in regard to the otts
toias was a virtue rather than a ianlt.
for it was regarded a* a jtmlktiablo
nietlunl of protest af^unat tgkatkm
without representation,
Arnold's pr«-|'erty «a« courtismttHl af
ter hi tres4*hei v at VVd Point wa« dia
Oovered. 1'ierjxiiit Kdward* actrnl o&
the (toveniuient's adrniniatmtion and
s«»hl the propertT to Capt. L*aac. Proat.
Capt. Prout niaie only a partial
Betsey Arnold, a sinter of BenedlH
Arnold llvod for vearn and Tears, after
tier brother* disgrace, in Norwich on
public charity. Wb«n she w&>« HO years
"Id ilie *ai- taken the alni)i-ho«i%e by
old Sheriff E. l«. Thouiaa. Betaey
made a great how-de-d" alKWt it, sad
gnevod that she lived only
fow month*. She waa a *trong old
woman, aud had mneli of hor brotiMif^j
tompor.- //tii'pfi Palladhtm.
What a Tduitie tvuild bo writteii on
tb© freak* and fancier of mill ionairoa,
urites Blakely Hall in Frank hmiif'n
ii uf (rated Munihlij. The supposition
that a milltonjure qaeor pranka attract
attention simolv tiecau^e he is a man of
great uioueved endowment tt« erroneous. I
A mtliKHiaiio will do thinga that wotlid
le Htartlmg if jierformexl lv a loan in
Any condition of life conceivable. I
tetuomber once, when I wae a boy, wit
|ie»**mg the iierformattoo of a man who
wan wortli ei|tht or ton millions. and I
d"ubt very much if its like had ever
been ueoti la*f«ire. He waa the Presi
dent «f one of the big New York street
railroadU. and oeea»ion»Hy he loaked
upon tho wine when it waa of a nth,
who!»-*otiled, warm hearth, and Ver
million hue. For some time after that
his Hiuvemettife were apt to coast* hi*
friendn morn or leas alarm. On this
occasion he had taken it into hia head
driv© one of the street c«*is whieh ho
owned, and a (tat of In*, also a man of
wealth, officiated as conductor For a
time the millionaire drove the horaes at
a hard gallop, and amn#ed himself by
suddonK jamming down the biake and
yanking the h"r*«- lmck while the car
wa« tilting ithesd «t a rapid jan-e 1'liore
were a doasen or more lerman inami
(rants, a few Iriah laborers and a rni»
oeliaoooufl a-ivirtment of miied human
ity within the oor. and the manner in
which they shot toward the bow end
wh«u»lh© car waa stopjed wan tnmultii
ou" and iliTertiiig After He had
move*! along, at thu« rate lora few blocks
felt a sudden recorr©u«5© of a ueren
•tal thirst, deliberatelr turned the oar
Off tho track and drove it over I he
It'iigh c«dbi- atonoM at a^ fast a paco as
tin Iwlalwred horsesconld take tt.down
A side stroot and up to the door of a
•aloon Her© he stop|«Mi, bowed
gravely to th© mob that wa« running
after him, and invited everybody in to
drink. The spectacle of a car, oareeu
Ifig down the tide Ntreat, with evety
window Khatterini and the horsoa lath
0T H1 to the limit of theirenduiance, was
Okie tliat drew aa eagor crowd Aftor
&ey had drank all they wA»t«d, tho
•iiHionaire aignod a chook which tho
tartender tilled '.»t for him, exchanged
Ilia tall silk hat for tho "mall ierbv of
•li Italian organ-grinder, ntivle a little
bow to the mob and sauntered home.
S"thing «v»r apj©ar..*d about the
OMmpade in th© |aj»er»«, and though I
•iet th# erratic driver many time- after
ward, he never referred to it mm CA
""Take tile
Oomparativelt few know tliat thia
expreeaion originated in the negro eeke
walks eomui'iii in the Houthern Htateu,
aiid not ririkaovui th© Northern. The
walk iiHually winds tip with a bait
Couple* draw by lot, walk round a
oake specially prepared for the occasion,
and tbe umpire* award the pri*e to the
couple who, in their opit ion walk
round moat tgracefully and are attired
with the greatest taste. Hem-© they
are *aid to tak- th»- cake, an expression
whieh hat attained its wide ctureoey
tl.rough the burleqaes li tba^&egro
auiuatrei show.
fWii V /%,
ReMl«h*©fi»©o« of SMMMI'S ioiff Career.
CongresftHian "Billy" IIMIJG, of Chi
cago li v«* dtuing ht« stayk in Wa»Miy»
tun at tire Htrsthni«,«r© Arnta, a famuy
hotei *a Twelfth «w.el Hi me tu&o
ag* a me© old l«wi% who bad kno^n Mr,
Mason in hi* boyhood up in t'attamugits
Connty, N Y,. sent a bottle-of her very
rhoi«-e«t home-made tomato ketchup to
bin, saymg she hoj«ed it wonld remind
him of the tlavM when h« iifet) to oomo
o\er to i,.-r houae. a hubby little cliap
five or sit year««, ami tand around
looking hungry and friendless ttatil ahs
«nvered a huge *lic© of bread with
1 ©tchup and gave it to him,
HI save thin," *aid the Congressman,
"until aometuue when I have mv boy
hood appetite with me," and he «at for
a long time l«H»king at the brittle and
musing o\er thoee jo yon* days when the
old hoiuc^tead and tbe few neighboring
house* constituted hi» world and shaped
and bounded lii*« ambitions.
The other day Mr Maeon came homo
from a long, tedious aewsion' of tho
Honce. and, bustling in preparation for
diitnor, aaid he wee aa hungry as a
Are yon as hongry aa*a hof IT jilt
his wife
Ye, hungry as two boya."
"Theu this will be a good time to
Ofieti your bottle of ketchup.'*
"That *o," «aid the Congreasmaa,
and his ©yes sparkled with the antiotpar
tion of a whole tue*l bread and
The Maeon family were ftrwt tA the
IM.de. but soon th© other guesta of tba
houa© arrived, and the long family-like i
bfwwrd wsa snrronnded. Mr. Mason
took a few raw oyatern to whet las
already keen apatite for the bread and
ketchup. Presently the lady why sat
next to him reached over and helped
herself to the ketchupt
h," said «he this is perfectly do
lieiQns ketchup trv aome," and slta
it to the gentleman next below
He in turn passed to the next,
and so it went the entire length of tho
table. Then item****! over and returned
aloug the other side. Higher and
higher Mr. Mason saa each anccesaiva I
luenl, and waa uttahie to meet the nub
ae*4Uent )aynietit« an thev iMH-atne due.
lu thia way th© j'roperty canie into ibe
liaitdt of Noah Welmter. the leuoo
grapl iet, and he lived thero aomo veara,
tinallr selling it to James Hunt, a*W«st
India merchant, who deriaed it 4M his
daughter, wife of off© J'htppn, of
thti city. The hmt»e still retoauiH in
M'a Phipp'n pocwieMAton. although it
hai b**eu almost dismantled.
i*.--t rai-w the bottom of the bottle aa
and lower its eonteuts ran. Then
the laat one spanked the bottle and tha
ketchup v^a* gone.
It'-* no na#*," said tho (.'ongrepttmaii
lo hi* stuiiiug wife **a man with seven
children grtanmg in hu face might aa
nell give up trying to make a boy of
him-elf anyway." And aftor a fow
minutes of sober, plnlowjihic silence,
he -aid "I'm glad i didn *t get a».y of
tt. I should probably have baoe diaap
Hepre^entativ© Maaon tolls a "oourt
yarn the incidents of which occurred
while he we- MI attorney in Iowa.
Maion appeared an coun»e! tor the do
fendant. While engaged in delivering
hin argument an old countryman entered
the court aud took a seat i.eit Ut tha
1 of jur»ra. naturally
reeled hi* attention frequently to tbo
fnrthent man fr:»m him, as ho thought,
in the jury. Thu happened to be tho
venerable man from tho coon try. &iar~
ffeg at Itim. he taid
"(ientlemon of the jary, I
he here?
These ijuewtiom* were thought bv the
conntryuian to lie aldress«Hi to him. but
Maaon thought the indignation written
on the feature* of the countryman WM
tbe re«ult of the argument and tliere
fore highly jromiaing for hi#i client.
He patiKed t*» note the effect of his
1 words on the jury, when the nmtio
jumped Up and howled
"You want to know what 1 am bat*
for, you croes-fcved fool? What am
I looking for in tiw here eonrt? Well,
I'll tell ymi. you little fat son of a gun 1
I For thrt© days I have been here wait
s' tug far my fees and nary a red ceut
I have I got yet What am 1 here for,
i yoo good -1
or- nothing animal? Pay me
my witneaa feea, air, and Fll get out of
i beire at mc*e,"
The unex}ected outburst "brought
down" the house judge, jury and law
yens included. As for Mason, he Was
so ama/ed that the able argument
which kc had prepared was aavex
Wmhitt'jUm leltrt'.
FART* About Flag*
To "strike the Hag" ia to lower the
national colors in token of aubmieaion.
Fla»g-s sre ti»ed as tl»»j symbol of rauk
and oiiiiiiiarid. the officers using theta
being called dag ofheer*. Such flags
are s»piare, to distinguish them
other banner*.
A "flag »f tmee" ia a white tag, dis
played to an enemy to indicate a desire
for a parley or consultation.
The white Hag i- also a Mign of peace.
After a Imttle, arttm from loth Hides
often go out to the field to re#eii« the
wotiBMd or bury the dead, under tlw
protection of tbe white flag.
Tbe red dag is a sign of defiance, tnd
is often used by revolution lata. In our
naval service i is mark of danger,
ani »ho«M a veMtel to be raoetvia^ or
diaeharging her wder.
The black Hag is a sign of piracy.
The yellow flag shown a veaael to be
in quarantine, or ia the sign of a oon
tagfoTin di-t'ase n lx»ai d.
A flag' at half-mast means mournij^g
Fishing a-iil other vessels return with a
flag at half-mast t. announce tbe death
of one or snore of the ©rew
When a flag ia at haif aaa^t, it ebotild
lie raised to tbe top before being flanally
THtiplhg the flag ia lowering it
ptightiy, and then hoiafcing it agaiB to
halutt vessel or fori
If the 1'resilient of the Foiled States
goe* afloat, the American llag oerriod
in the bows vi km barge w hoisted At
the main of tbe reseat AA boar4 of
which he ia.
The President aKo has a -a blue
ground, with the arms of the Tinted
Htaten in the center. This wan tt'rat
n«sd in 1HH8 by President Arthur.
When a flag is displayed "wito tbe
union down"—tbei w, the flag reversed
if -s» a signal of dietreaa and a call for
*#S.WTARH«E. _____
W«M** have l«eeu refuel [e
•km to study me«iicine in (•ermanv.
know how .»(, earth thjn man reletting '*a chair one evening, and
to the plaintiff in the came, but stalnng usnstly 'oaniermg tone
•t the snpitosed juror. .•* have the SM
surance to mttw into court' What
does he want? What ia his Inismvaa
here? What is be seeking? Again I
demand, gentlemen of the jvrr, why
.v- v-r.'-
Thr -ftrat
Many qweev character* drift into the
&ew and Mud?l#nl\ famous mining oaukps
of the went Nearly all of them are
drawn thither by the hope of gain, but
now and then one meets some loroioru,
nomadic creature, wandering around a»
nigh driven from plaoe to place
simple by & n.irit nnr«iit Such a
seemingly pnr|xv*elesa wanvleror was
Norah lynn, an elderly lri*h woman,
who some yeam ago "uddenly apjiearetl
IEI a K«ky monutain mining camp,
trhteh was* just thou comiug into
Mr«. Flyna
Mrs. Flyun seemed to be a woman
without a past or future, sine© no one
over heard her speak about the one or
the other.
Being a good oook, she fenjid im
BMWhat*- employment at one of
the large
mines as mistress of a boarding hojose
where there were thirty-live men. He i
good humor was as unfailing as bar in
dustry, and nhe always had a bright
smile and a cheery word for the "brim"
when, tired and hungry they came
home from the mines to the neat and
well-kept cabin.
Her jokes mid ringing laughs were ao
const ant that there did not seem to be
flinch depth to her character, bnt time
proved that she had a wascn aad true
heart that could V© relied on in time of
Tbe «inter waa severe, and fmenmoaia
raged like a aoonrg© in the oamp, ita at
tacks always being never©, and often
fatal, at such high altitudes.
i '"Have a rare now, bven, Of yon
ell, byes, ye're imM g^n* te bare
all the sport yereelvee. It's me own
turn now to have a round wid tbe
pneumonia, an' ye can have tbo anfy
mentof tekm care o'me. Hewll ya
loik© that, ve rascals?"
Four days later a little pmceeeion of
roughly dr«s«ed men, not ashamed of
the tears in their eyes and on thai*
rough cheeks, walked slowly out of ifee
cabin and down the rocky mountain
side. Four of them carried a cheap,
stained pine coffin, the Iw-nt the plaoe
afforded, in which was ail that was mor
tal of tb© "first leddv in the caqmk4"
•e Fiddled and The? Ftt.
A Mill Creek miner thus wauls up
the story of a fight between 1,100
wolves that henieged bin cabin n«e
night recently in the mountains of
that region, incited to frenzy by tbe
notes of the aforesaid miner's fiddle:
*1 fiddled and they ftt and Ate eeeh
otber. till the band began to thin ont.
ETvery time I gave an extra rasp on the
E string they how led louder aad
pitched in afrenh. They kept it up for
three hours, when there wasn't more
than forty or fifty left, and they ao
blamed hill that they could hardly
waddle. But I fiddled and they ftt for
a second wind. When one threw up
tbe Hjonge the others bolted him in a
twinkling. By and by there wasn't
more than a dozen left. I Addled
and lhev ttt aud feasted.
"Wheu thev got down to three, each
one laid hold of another tail and
chawed for glory. The ring kept get
ting smaller. bnt fiddled and they
chafed until there waa only a bunch of
hair left, and that blowed away down
bilL The snow was all red with blood,
and trampled down ten feet. Heads
and bones were strung all down the
canon, and there was fur enough in
Might to stuff a circus tent. It Was the
dandiest dog fight 1 erar «kw.*—Wr
(jinia City hnmiclt.
Why Thej Went Out.
was younger and more mBAoeiit
site probably would be after a few
"Why ere all tboae man going ootf*
she remarked, as tbe curtain fell on tbe
first act.
Hi* heart roee aad fell with viole&t
©motion as he answered
Suppose I follow them aad aatf*
"Yea, do" and her natural woman's
curio'-ity Iteeauie hia salvation.
"It wasn't much," be remarked oo his
entrance, 'dnly a man next dkr giving
out p»|ier miliars for hot throata."
And h) tnertuig hw lace Hit breath
of anspi«ton never reached hM.- Phiia
tMphm Ttme*.
A Mttsotm girl gets up at half past
kmt A. M., cleans tbe house, milks
frmr oowa, and has breakfast re«dy at
seven o'clock. But sh« hasn't tim te
j»ound the piano or to go t«. maM .eea
aod ehew gum.
1 1 1
tbo fiftt WOWIAB who
rea«*hod the mmp and in the mouths
that followed, when the camp had
(nwn to lie a populous city, she did not
allow her neighbors to forget the fact.
"I was the first leddy that iver alitraok
this town," »ht was fond of saying.
"Indade, an' I was that! There was a
plinty ooate sinoe, bnt mine was the
fit tit female feot that iver walked theee
Mr* Flynn claimed for herself the
farther diittmction of having walked
fifty milea to reach the camp in whieh
•he held thin queenly position
I'd sot been hem if 1 hadn't," she
•lid frankly, "for Fd not a c4nt to me
name to pay me fare wid, aa' tt waa
walk or aht»y wid me."
*Tliis baman struggle ami seratobf^'
for ORT»TI*, for
A way to
WORDS on a
11 be
eoMius down wid it." iJrs, Flynn often
aaid to the men at the cabin. '"Don't
r' to oarouHin' round noights, aa*
wakenin" vetf«elve« wid Htrong drink MI'
luee of alape. Mouid that
Bat some of the "bvea" didn't
I voind that and more tkan one of
the in wm brought home with tbe
dr»-»d#u diaeane
Then Mr* Flynn'a foroe of eh^aflker
displayed itaelf. Night and day she
watchetl by the sick, one of the moat
patient aad tender and iatthitti of
Home of l»r patients died, b«t maAv
of them were »av»Nl by Xra. Flynn A
wh»e and faithful cam.
Brace up, me b^a, aa* Hi soli ye
trooall might abe wouldaay, eheerily
and no she did.
The last une of them was able to
walk around feebly in the »uuahine,
when Mrs Flynn dropped weanlv into
writing one,
could make tor me.
said, te her
"That ohl ladv,"
presidents that were
will finally test,
AA. the PRESIDENT was walk
ing down Pennsylvania avenue, a uiaab
ran after bins hailed htm, and thrust
bundle OF P*)ERH
into his hands.
"I am not GOING B:» open
looks to be." Bhe had
overstate*.! her case,
Ou another day, two
aaid the President
t" the friend who narrates the anecdo
IN Herndon N "Life of Linccdn," "was NO
eonntcrfeit The mother spoke OUT IN
the features
of her face.
-I '4
had be«Q unusuailv numerous and
stttent. They used to thrust
PAPER* into hi*
hands when he
our inatitwiwms," said PriMtw
ooln. one day, after the office
aud d«»gge«{ his steps while he walked
tine clay,
aaid the indignant President, and
toaaed back tbe papers, and walked on
All aort# of people aalled on fhef
President, witb ail
a friend of
aorta of
being in tbepfv
a u i e u o e a e a a w a n a a i v e
handsomely dressed woman TALKSNG^.V'"
with him. As she was a good talk©*
aud winning in her ways, the friend
thought she must
be making aa
AA Preeideot
a few
card and, endoeing
it in AN
envelope, directed her to take it to the
Secretary of War First, HOWEVER, he
showed the card to the friend-
woman, dear
rttanton, ia A little
iu humble attire, »at waiting their turn F.
"Well, ladies,'' said the tired
at last, "what can 1
do for you?" They
M|eaking at uuce.
dered his messenger TO tell (General
!ana to bring him the names of all the
men in
for the relea*T of two men imprisoned I
for resisting the draft. One, an OLD?
la ly. WAA the mother of
the men, the
other WAS her daughter-in-law.
don't aay any more, give me
your petition," replied the President
Mr. luocoln," answered the
g«t no petition we couldn't
write one and had no money to
JMY for
I thought
rang his bell
resisting tbe draft
Western Pennsylvania.
"Theae fellows have suffered
enough, said he TO the General, on
lookiug at tbe list "I have thought ao
for »ome time, and believe
i will torn
out the whole flock. Iraw trp an order,
General, and I will sign it ft was
done the General left the room, and the
President, turning to the women, aaid.
"NOW, IODIC- you can go."
The younger of the two ran forward
wae in the aet of
kneeling in thank
fulness but the Presides!, preventing
her, said. "Get up! don't
kneel to me,
but thank
God aud go."
The old lady, with tear* in her eves,
"Good-b, MR Lincoln I SKALL
probably never SEE you
again till v*
meet in heaven."
The President, deeply moved, took
her right hand in botu of HIS. Having,
*1 am afraid that with
but if
MY trouble* I
•hall never get TO the resting place you
•peak of
I am
1 afiall
find you. That you wish me to
there is,
believe, the best wteb yo«
It is mors
than one can often say, that in doing
has made two people happy in
one day. Hpeed. die when i may,
want it aaid of ME by those WHO knew
me best that 1
always plucked a thietle
and planted a llower where I thought a
K Hermit's lYepheetan,
August, LT*£»7, the Bauarian A()N
meine Zeitung printed a remarkable
prophecy whieh bad eu ma«le by an
old hermit
many years BEFON
In it the rise of Nap deO III.
PEARLY outlined aa were also
LH7B or 1877,
be followed by
Prussian and the Franoo-Pruiwian
and the Commune of Paris, He told
how the death of Pop© Pius would oc
cur in
aud how it wonld
Turko-Buaaian war,
being alightly, wrong in either predie
that Germany would
three emjx rors in one year before the
end of the oentury. whieli was verified
to the letter. He missed it ONE, at
least, in the number of United
tton, which was
ing place.
Florida and
die by as«a».niaa-
oloae, T»
aay the least
He aaid that when th© twentieth MS~
tury opened, Manhattan laland and
whole of New York City would be
MR rged
the water* of the Hudion,
KATD Hiver, and tlie
bay, Cuba
break in two, and the weet half and
the city of Havana find
JA vnetacy vaat*
California are to
break LOOSE from the main land
carry their load of human freight
bottom «f
the sea.
is to be tbe laat of
The United
United STAT,.* President*, aad IREHUML
ia to be.A kingdom and England a
public by tbe end of the century.
is T--
and Han Franeiseo, Halt
BE airktatf.
Orleans, Ht. Ivniia, Washington, and
BOSTON ai» T# LIE math MJ utaht.
should be aom© conaolation
to tbe
Mormons in this, if not LUX tbe otb«r
parts of our great Union,
TO return
to Europe. TbAaad of
oentury will not find either Ttalv or
France uf on the maps, and Beriti: will
totally destrov**!
HUw te tnderiitAMi Brewnlnc.
Mr. WagstafThas been reading BWN»
IN^ aloud TO
WAGNTRTFF And now what 4© YM
think of that particnlar poem DO
think it worthy of Browning's repatn
Mias Wilder—It's jnite too
lovely Only Browning eon Id hama
written it.
agMtaff Yon understand tt
MI*-' Wilder—PmiActiy.
"fiivt me all tbe sleep I tfeSflB#!!)
i the lish I can eat and let no one a^p,
for money, and 1 ©are not what be"qae4
of the world at large," k tlj© phi*
^phy of tbe avwage C^unwbiafi 41
AS light TO me,
room. AMERICA*
Wagwtaff Well, yon AM, 1 ^1
know lint it might W a Hit!* "SBSICTTB^,
*s I've-only been reeding EVEN "tiler
line, and" the
H»tl notn ED
Arm death a rich man
more room than a poor man, except,
p©rliapa, in the ia* courts wbore mm

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