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FOR THE WOMEN* FOLKS
A pBW CHOICE BITS O* INTBB
BST TO THEM.
n Owton A
HI ol« tor Brld»»—
Ibrd A Hrl*h» UUrtry
This ii the pleasant wajr in which an
•minetit fcngiish physician Sir %\illiam
Gull, s|eakn of medical women "I
think one ough* always to help women
•tudjiog medicine in every possible
way. I hivv tbn ((rtHii oil rft'ipwt for
ib« ladies now practicing in London,
Mid feei sure that they Bust fill far I
more .satisfactorily than the average
medical man could pretend to do cer
lain jhjsU. Ajoungchild at first would
alwavs rather be attended nod oppraiwl
upon by a woman than by a man,
though thev get wonderfully soon ae
OMtomed to 'the doctor. Kxckm^ye.
Raning S»W« W«rtu I
There are many women entering the
professiou of nursing whom sense of
honor it not high, and whose apprecia
ting of the dignity of labor i* not great,
but who see in nursing either the means
of gaimug a livelihood or a way to n
otpe from the rather dull and j*itj
routine of a single girl'* life at home.
They like the eclat of doing a noble
work and the iude|»endln»ce which is
eaoentml to it. but are unwilling to do
more work than they can help to attain
their desire.
Ihert* are, however, other women
who, in taking up nundug, often a-i a
•Mans of livelihood, do so with the
highest motives, and who, in tendering
theuinelve-* independent, hare at the
same time the great pleasure of helping
othorn in then struggle through life
From this class come all our beet
matrons, sisters and nurses, and to
them is due the high position nursing
holds a* a profession lor wotnen. Mur
ratf'a Mug a*
to*.
A BrtgM UIMS17 OrtMe.
Baid a famous writer the other dax
Do you know thai the best literacy
eritic in New York at once thetubiieet
aad the most sympathetic--tsa w«man?
I mean Miss LilUe Hamilton French,
She served her apprenticeship at liter
arv editor of the Star and afterward
excellent work on the Commercial
Jlttvrtrf ixer. The head of one cf our
largest publishing houses also told me
that out of over 3iM 1 paj»ers that came
to them hem was the very best.
A Word for Ow Girla.
Homebody wan saying the other day
the native daughter of the period
not like unto her grandmother of
New England traiuiug, and the com
parison was of course very much the
diaadvantage of the former. Thin led
to a rejoinder very much like this:
"The truth is a great deal of the plat
itudes we hear pronunced against the
girl of the present day is a species of
cant. There is not one young woman
in thousand to-day who i* not capable
of making a more aereeable home and
keeping a more inviting table e\ery day
in the week thau the moat accomplished
housewife of a little more than a cent
ury ago. Let the philosopher who
saourus the glories of hi* grandmother
revisit the scenes of his youth. Let
him tecall the monotonous menu of the
virU and month** that made hi* child
hood vears, and he will discover that
the aookery apotheoauc«*d by memory
owes most of its flavor to imagination.
Furthermore, any girl that in worth
jaarrywg can make herself an adept in
all the charming trick* o! the cuisin
a lew month* if she And* its necessary."
Yes. no doubt she oould. and there are
aome »h do, but how many are there
4*thai clam* They ought be the
rale and not the exception. No doubt
great deal can be truly said on both
rille* of the girl question, but the fact
•amain* practically undisputed that all
loo many of our native daughters are
•Ct receiving the best {KMtaible training
to ht them t« l**ome wives and help-
w
Mates lot husbands compelled to econo
•luce and struggle for a financial footing
during their early wedded days. That
ia the condition iu whi the vast ma
jOritv of men must m»CMS»»arily find them
aslvc*. and the training of women should
be gowned accordingly.
Dm'I wwiTywi BeeA,
Good mother, maker of numerous
pies, mender of mamfoUl ho*e, over*e«r
of a province, rest a little. Have a
dhair by the stove, and when you peep
i»to the oven, ut while you look, rea,
fSen a moment after. You will work
4] the faster for the »L rt chauge of
puature. While mending have your
otiair in the coziest corner, where good
Ifeht will ootne in, if possible over yonr
left shoulder
Drop your hands occasionally and let
yonr eyes rest by looking at something
Interesting out of doors, ihu* many a
koiy thought will enter the chamber
Olf your mind and abide with you. Don't
Suie all the time. Drop the reins of
Shild
ovemment for a little while and be a
with your children. These mo
S^nts of symoathy with their delights
S^iil be remern ter»*d grateful I v, longer
Ibau your severe dtsciplinings and
S h«u commands are necessary, as they
Sften are, they will t»e the more poten
tial becanst* occasional.
liest a little, and gather reetfnl things
•bout you, that you may rest.
labor. Nor had the inmatoa a klndlv
thought or word for each other, let
alone the world outside. Can God
bless such homes with children? He
does Jo it Yet such surroundings
transform the holiest blessings some
timet into what
seem
1
Bhe is doing original work now for
the magazines and avndicate*, and her
ment is privately taken by some!
of tLe most eminent and successful of
the litterateurs. Personally, Miss
French is a tall, handsome woman,
thoroughbred in every line. She is
gnciouH, graceful and full of the most
exquisite guileiessuess. .Socially she
belongs to the creme de la creme. Her
home ix one of the most artistic iu New i
York, and in it von may meet many of
«pl. W -ortA kM-i* 111 «mld
good town. hijpoch.
curses of unshak­
able bitterness. These jiareuts reap
what they have sown. Let home bring
rest to each member of the family, and
let it be the care of each that another
rests a little.
(iued Hint* tor »rl«U«.
From time immemorial the bride's
gown hat Wen white and if one oould
i only hate a simple muslin frock it seeraa
as
1!
it ought to le made of that pure
totie, bec*us«» her own ht*art i-* thought
I to be as clean and whi'e an her gown.
The white gown and the orange blos
soms are the privilege of the bride, and
even if she has to economize and give
np another gown I can quite appreciate
the feeling* of the girt who insi-tt* on
the white fcatiu, the blos»om* and the
tulle veil. She can never wear this
costume but onoe in her life, for after
•he has become a wife, rose* must take
the place of the orange blossoms and
tulle veil is never again assumed.
HeavV white-corded »ilk. white velvet,
white brocade, white liiouwline de aoie
are all »h"Wii for the bridf« g1»wn but
the real wedding material 1* white satin.
True, it grown yellow with age. as does
ivory but if love is young in the heart
there will be the name delight in hook
ing af the fold* in the wedding wn
that there i» in recalling the wedding
day.
A widow who is being married for the
second time, may wear any color she
wishes, if she is in traveling custom
but in full dress she must have either
pale gray or mauve or if the prefers,
some other becoming color, but never
white nor should *he wear orange blos
soms. Hoses, dames, or whatever flower
it ituited to the shade of her frock, are
proper but the white, sweet smcUiug
blossom belongs entirely to the young
girl.
Homebody asks w to arrange a veil
Mid how far it should extend. Von oan
not buy a veil by the yard that is to
say, you oan not tell how much you
need the proper way ia to have the
storekeeper send a piece of tulle and
then dra| e it on the bride's head. It
should fall well over her train though
not Itevond it, and ahonld reach the
edge of the skirt iu fruut The orange
blossoms are put on so that they are
only visible after the veil is thrown
back, which ceremony should lie per
formed bv two of the bridesmaids when
the newly mode husband leans forward
to kiss the bride.
In all large cities there are hair^-dress
ers who make a business of arrai.ginsr
bride's veils, but in smaller oue^ the to
helpful peop'e are not alway» to be
found so just remember in putting it
on that while it is light
mu»t I
Hi firmly pinned in !sitton, and
the orange blossoms well in place, so
that when the front part n thrown back
they will present, a perfectly wall ar-
be subati-
tiitt'l for the pearl decoration on the
euntom pictured, and it would, of course,
make it much less expensive. By-the
by, it should always be remembered
that no matter how beautiful the neck
and arms of a bride are, she is Binning
against good form wh doe* not have a
high-necked and long-sleeved bodice,
for it must be remembered that she is
not going to a dance or u reception, but
to a leligious ceremony that mean*, the
joy or tui«ery of her future life, and
while everything may be as merry as a
marriage bell, in the bride's frock there
should be an expression bf her knowl
edg« of that which she is undertaking.
Mr.". MaiUm, Ladteu' Home Jour•
i not.
1
IIeM mt Twm Msasvs.
"Among all thone struggles for the
advancement of individual rights I
with some one would, Itar! a reform
providing for every person to have two
names," remarked Mi old friend
the other i»y.
"Two namatt Wouldn't that be
fusing
SinuijUt*r Sun.
Wm
H»f
Etott
froman should have a oot and an eaey
#hjut in her working room if this is
£v mry nom in the then every
shouhi have tiieae resting appur
4«uanoee. I have known several houses
4^h«r« ther* were several unmade dress
^Atatterus folded away in the drawers,
fought beesmte they were bargain**., re
:|f»r.Tf*«sSf of neswi or fitness. \e* tbeee
j^auie louse had not air easy chair to
fest the body, a book to eutertain the
aor ooovenieaee to lighten
toi
jg -J «l+H+'t mean that they ah.uu.id botii
he u»t-l at o:icc, but tnat the name used
in childhood should Imi replaced upon
maturity by one of the owner's o^vn
choo ing, much as the first teeth ate in
time replaced by a *h of nternr-f ••tafl".
Names ought to have some appropriate
ness, winch it is pvjdfut they never oan
when a child ia named before he has
developed the alightest traces of in
dividuality.
"Now, my parents named me, bat I
won't tell you what thev named me. It
is euough to say that 1 have ut.ed only
initials in my signature for over forty
years. lli*s Juliet Capulet never
showed l.er youth and inexperience
more plaiuly than when she hinted that
Vhere «s- nothing In a name. If her
Own had l»een )e«s niehKlious she would
have found that there can be at least a
great deal of suffering in an undesira
ble one Kate I'ieUV& Waahington.
Tt«* Hit 111 of Hhlmiirr Hoj»jr»rl
A kl»»-Chilian picking hops for Hon*
derson hkinuer gave birth to a bonne
ing young siwash one day last week.
The interesting event took place in the
hopyard, among a crowd of pickers, and
the mother delaved oj»erutioris long
enough go to the t«mi|»orary abode
and strap the "kid" to a ls »rd, »fier
which she nr «-f*»ded with the bu-iuess
she was engaged in prior to that event.
Mr. Skinner told the father aud mother
that if they would name the youngster
"Skinner Hopjard.' he would give
them a good iron dollar on the sjot.
and if they would return next season be
would make the yonngster a present of
a |*ony. Of eourse the'dusky uple
readilv consented to return, aud tht
trannaction was closed then nod there.
Ut

The current numbr of the MtAkOfl
Journal says that a well, healthy man
will suffer more form the prick of a pin
thau he will from the pain of dissoln
turn u. case he dies a natural death.
It assures the timid that there is renlly
1 no pain connected with the act of dftng,
but though the Journal is such high
authority most of us beg to be excused.
Wk
k* HK
I
hear yon have sworn
off? Mudge Yep. It was beginnieg
to affect mv mmd. Every time 4 got a
little full wanted to diacuas the tariff.
SENATOR'S WIFE CHASED HIM.
H«Doi«si
BH. roBvivtai .fnys
Kiparltar**.
dtsMrtt ef
What a Senate that was at the doae
of the war, and when Beward was
Beoretarr of State! Sumner, Chandler
af Michigan Wade of Ohio. Nye of Ne
Tad a. Howard of Michigan. Feusenden
o# Maine, .Johnson of Maryland, Yate*
of Illinois. Mcpougal of California,
Salisbury of Deh ware, Morton of
Indiana, (Jar rot l)avis of Kentuokjr.
And now they have all passed awav4
What a voitwne of wit might W QRMB
piled could the walls of the oommittee
rooms sneak and send back, like the
phonogiaoh the sound of tb'»* de
parted voices. I can almost hear How
ard's laugh yot as he listened to on* of
Kve's stones. I can see the stalaly
Bamner, half smile, half frown, as be,
too, caught the salient i*int, and yot
pretended not to hear it.
but of them all it was MoDongal who
unconsciously made the most fun. Ho
was short iu atature, n might as au
Indian, with a native dignity that of
itself would make him r.Uerved among
men. And then his dress--bine, claw
hammer tail coat, with bright braas
buttons and buff low cut vest, generally
adorned with a buttonhole bouquet of
the brightest flowers. His gray hair
hung to his shoulders and his white
heard reached nearly to his waist.
Withal he was the most approachable
and convivial of men when with his
friends, as were indeed all that knew
him. MclK.ugal'H weakness was the
bottle, aud though as he used to say,
he "never got drunk above his hat
band," his legs sometimes gave evidence
that the Senator had better have gone
twice for the load he was attempting to
earrv.
W'i I lard's Hotel was then conducted
by Sykes, Chad wick & Co., royit fel
lows, the latter of whom, still hale and
hearty, is the present manage ul the
Hoffman House in Now York lor Ne4
Blokes.
Willard's was the mecca toward
which all the good fellows turned after
''adjournment," and there they stayed
until the "wee sma' hours." 1 remem
ber in 1H6« the pavement on the 14th
street side of the hotel was torn up to
repair the sewer, and a hole some five
or six feet deep reached from the ave
nue to street, 'lorn C'avanaugh, who
is now Deputy Seargeant-at-arms of the
House of Kepreseut»ti\es, was then
a seargeant on the local police force,
anil was doing duty on that beat.
In leaving the hotel McDougal took
the 14th street door and iu au instant
was floundering in the hole, iinding
he could not got out, and not being
badly hurt, he complacently sat him
self down and began to sing. Cavan
augh heard hiiu, and, leaning over the
hole, called out, "Helloa, there I"
"Helloa, there, yourself," cam*
the depths.
"Who are you?" aakud the officer. ...
I was McIougal. but now I n^ revolvers reaoy
Beward," quickly answered the sharp
-witted Senator, who never lost an op
jportumty of making a joke.
Needless to say that Cavanaugh HOB
extricated the Senator from the sewer,
aud McDougal retraced his stein* to the
hotel aud added a little more to his
load."
Mao was a fine fellow, but careless ae
he was conviviaf. I remember when
the celebrated McOarrahan ease was
lefore the Supreme Court, McDougal
was to submit a brief for the New Idraj
'Mirung Company, and agaiust Me(»ar
rahan. Being a brilliant lawyer ai aj
resident of California, where the claim
was located, much was expected of him.
As, however, the days flew by without
his paving any atteutiou to its prepare
tiou, his friends and family becam*- very
eoiicitoua and uneasv at his procrstiua
tion, until at last those most interested
concluded to get him at home, set a
watch on him to see that he got no
liqnor, and force him to his task. Iti
was done, but after an hour or two's
work he (iigmtiedly arose, begged to he
excused for a moment, went out tile
back way, and sought the National
Hotel bar, where he rapidly ptit away
several large sized drinks.
start out in search of him aud Mrs. Mc
Dougal instructed the young man w hat
t»» teii the Senator if he found hitii. The
voung man went direct to the National
and found McDougal surrounded by a
crowd of Colonels and Ju«lg«a, telling
some of hjs best stories.
He approached and whispered in hie
ear, "Senator. Mrs, McDougal -ays if
you are not at home in one-half hour,
dmtasteful as th. duty is, she will me
for you, for she knows where you are."
McDougal had a alow but attractive
delivery and he was very mneh gr-en to
finishing a sentence with a rhara, (eris
tic lntwrjaculatory "ruh!" throngn his
noe*.
"My ion," Mid ho, "how long a tinio
has elapsed since that msaaags wa« im
nartwl to yon, euht"
"About twenty minutes," replied the
clerk.
heart that I can leave Albany with 1
rearret than any place I ever
ItostoH lobe.
Th* Ma til GUmod
The carpenters bad just tiniahodl .1^
shingling his kitchen, and he was nk*
ing the old slitiigles up into a pile.
•Hel lo, i ibsoo,* said a neighbor,
you'll have kindlinq enough to last all
winter, won't vou?"
"Ye*," he replied, with an inward
clow of satisfat ti»n, "and it makes
mighty good kindling, too."
"(*(Ad morning, Gib*n!" oalied out
the family doctor, who drove along a
.w minutes later* Baking aoaie
iinurovementa?'*
es." .j
"It looks like a good job. Aud it will
give you kindling enough to last all
winter."
Yes, I'm getting a good deal of oom
fort ont of that."
"Oib»ou," f.aid the ileputv sheriff,
who pasfwl alo shortlv afterward, "if
von take good care of those old shin
nies they'll last you for kindling all
inter.'
"Yes," replied Oftxwn rather
shortly,
"I supfHwe they will."
The driver of the wagon was next.
"Hello, Oibson," said bo ,"you*n
nave kindliug enough to laat you all
winter."
Mr. Gibson made no reply. He went
on raking his shingle* somewhat vic
1 u«lv.
"doming, Clibson!" exclaimed the
Sunday (-etiool su|erintendent a minute
or two afterward, as he stopped and
leaned over the fence. "You'd have
kindling enough, 1 aee, to last you
.11-
Tfaf party missed him held a aliort. to-day the color ol the drea» of a certain
consultation, summoned his clerk to class of oonviots.
Well, le^s all Inko a diftak, thou S
must away
by the Sixth street door of the bar and
started up Sixth street. A patter o|
small feet ami a short feminine "Hena
tor* reached him. He *a»d, "my son, i
lot us increase our pace."
A
He liurrietl on, ulanoing over his,
shoulder as he *i»0(l along, but he waa
leing overtaken, and at toe oorner of 1
street he gaaj*ed
-lt ignominious, but I must at length
run," and rnn he did, and succeded in
evading Mrs. McDougal aud making a
night of it.
Poor McDougal, even cm the saddest:
o'casion, his wit was ever nppemnjwt,
and would find vent When about to
leave Washington at the ch»sc of bw
U'rin many of us assembled at tnedepot
txi see him off Bidding good-bye hie
i clerk, he added mournfully
1 am going back to my native
place, Albany, V Y., to die.*
The clerk, with tears his eyes, re
plied
"Hat if you are sick, Senator, why,
not remain here, and if you should lie.
die here in the midst of your friends."
"No, my eon, I have reasoned the
thing all oat, euh' and Albany is the
choice," then loosing for a moment to
note the glance of
roaeof| he added "has
inquiry for
a use 1 feel in
the
mj
Dam the kindling
The suo(eriuteudeut passed on with
a shudder."
"The ne\t man that says that to mo,"
muttered Mr. Oiheon, w ill have a light
on'hi*
hand*."
"How does thee do, friend Gibson?"
inquired the next {nasser, a genial old
Quaker. I see thee will have enough
kindling to—
"Go to thunder," roared Gibson.
Of cour»e he couldn't get a tight OQft
of a Quaker, so he kicked a stray cat
ut ol the vard by way of relieving his
feelings, and continued raking the old
shingles without looking up.
The fMstnr of Mr. Gibsott'a church
was taking Iih afternoou waik. He saw
the panshi ner at work, stopped a mo
ment and looked at lum, and then re
marked:
"You will Ipave kindling enongh,
l'.rother Gibson
That was %lt he said. Brother Gib
son, without pausing to aee who it was,
yelled out:
"Blank the blankety-blank old shin
gles to blanknation! Blank your blank
meddlesome mouth If yon don't light
out of this blank
quiek, I'll set the dog
on you!"
Five minute* later Mr. Gibson, with
trembling haste, and bis pockets full of
for instant u*e, was
burning his shingles in the alley. His
rase will come up before a meeting of
the church official* nest Banday after
noon. Seattle iVes*.
mlmr ul (|ii»lltr.
Who associate color and quality
liave almost invariably regarded rel as
the svml»ol for strength ami for warmth:
for ail itis shades are more or less full »f
vitality, while nothing is more emblem
atic of the strength and warmth of
yonth. with all its hope* and piiryo»e«.
than that modification of rod known ae
rose color.
Blue, again, i« universally felt to bei
the symbol of coldness, the ancients
considering the dhciabodietl sr»iri| to Ut
of a bine tint and while red is a
physical color, bine —the color of the
air, of distance, of space, of the heavens
—is an ethereal and intellectual hue.
Yellow, on the other hand, has two
entirelv different symbolic meauiugs.
In its deep golden tjuge- the color of
the nun—it was the emblem ol virtue,
as in the halo of the saiuts, while in its
more crude and glaring tim it has al
ways been used to Mgnify baseness
Judas is often represented ia old works
of art in that form of the o lor, aud it is
Green, again, has always been con
nected in the public mind with jealousy
purple, with royalty white, with purity
at»d r*y, gray, with sobriety and black,
with grief.
The ay-.tetn of heraldry has made
great use of the symbolical meaning of
colore- gutns. azure, sable, vert, and
purpure Wing their designations.
With ail this, the varying civiliza
tion*, or semi-eiwiiu&ation*. -have never
agreed 011 the eolor to be worn in
mourning -the*e mourning in black,
those iii white, others in yellow, and
kings in searlet.
Taking his clerk's arm he started out popular c*rd games from France, and
L.. U /I ni i# «-*9 t.itti I a v* a rt it u »1
various form* of sport from Mcotlaud,
(termany. and, indeed, evory country
of the wor.d. says the Sun. A few eu
thu^ia^ts have, from time to time, en
deavored to mclnde fencing among the
popular ajtorts of tiie uited States, but
their efforts have always proved fruit
less. It i» iiji-omrfteheusible, for there
are few exercises in the world more
calculated to win the love of a' et«.
than that whicit has made such a quick,
wiry and .plendid set of athlete* in
in Awiftia
It ia worth noting that in a country
whieh is notable for its ail-ronnd love
of sport like America fencing has never
yet succeeded in getting a footholu.
We take lacrotue from the lmlia:o«,
ijoio from the Fast, cricket, tennis, golf,
hand ball, and dozens of other games
from England billiard
1
France and Italy. It is sometimes
claimed that duelling is the real incen
tive the ambi ion of swordsmen
abroad, but tin* does not explain the
distaste for fencing on this sido of the
water, No gent em.Mi takee np lsxing
becanae he intends to
ring, Nearly all the
go into the prixe
fencers' clubs that
have started on this side of the Atlantic
have gradually died out.
«i» Mad it All.
•Why do you kiss me on the tare
head. 1
i'er^eus?" murmured the maiden,'
"A kiss on the forehead ucuotes rev«if»
ence for the intellect and von know 1
haven't much intellect."
"I know It, Andromeda," said the
aophomora, loftily, "bat I—«r
ooce what you have, yost aoow."
ONLY IN TH
Slhe Msss«« H»i Wai— ta a
Kuu|h I r#*4.
It waa nothing but a yelping atrooi
#«r, whose leg had beeu ruu over by a
i«ssing wagon, bat it had a voiea
pathetic and shrill enough to wake the
dead.
"Get out?" yelled wan ciose to
whom it passed, and he raised his cane
to chastise it for offending his ears with
such unearthly howeU but the poor
bruU only "ki yv-d" the louder.
•Beat'* cried a bootblack, swinging
his kit around a letup-post after the cur.
"Tie a can to it tail! he veiled to some
more bovs, on the second thought, and
off they senrried after the c*tidal orna
ment, only pausing long enough to shy
a stone, whuh produced a new and more
discordant series of yel|*.
"Why doesn't someone cell the police
to alt
oot him?" indignantly demardeda
well -dressed lady. *t pping her earn to
shutout the sonnd. "It's a shame to
allow such things!" And still the dog s
cries of pain rang shrilly down tho
street.
"If some one only had sptt^p erougti
to give him a dog-button, that wou'd
soon tjuiet him," suggested a known g
lookmg man with a leather oaae in his
hand.
The drivers cracked their wnipe at
him from their seats clerks ran ont and
wildly gesticulated at him to make him
stop but still the cur limped and
yelped along the gutter none of these
things seemed worth a cent so far as
stopping the uoiae was coucerned.
Then everhody stood still aud stared
at the very unnsnal scene. A lady,
well dressed and refined in manner and
look, motioned the street boys nearest
her to stop yelling, and stepped quickly
up toward the dog with a soft whitsj
band outstretched, and some soothing!
soft-spoken words. The poor frightened
thing stopped, curled its tail between
its leg, and cringed down uearer the
curb-stone as if expecting another blow.
She spol.« to it again, calling it "poor
doggie" and various pet names, until it
turned its wistful eves in mute treading,
and allowed iter lo p'tt her hand on it.
Then she stroked softly, and reassured
it fnrther, while a boy ran to a near
drug store for something. Bhe sat
urated her handkerchief with it and
bound no the dog's leg. In a moment
the brute was }erfe-t!y passive, aud
had c«a»ed even to whine. She turned
it over to the kind-hearted In»h janitor
of the big l'. uitable building, who had
taken iu the situation and brought out
a bi partly filled with excelsior.
But before he coukl take it into the
basement the knowing man with a
leather ca«e hail changed his mind
alxmt "dog buttons," and, saying that
be was a doctor, offered his service to
aet the broken bone the lady who had
talked of shooting the cur politely ten
dered her own handkerchief to brush
the dust from the hands of the g'a
friend, the boys came back without the
tin oan, and gathering around, pro
poned to "chipin" anu buy some bologu*
for the patient and every one wont
away saying "Wed. 1 declare, she
mttst be very fond of dogs, and quite
used to tt.eir ways, to be able to do jost
the right thing so cleverly."
Hiie had never kept a dog in her life,
qpd was just the least bit afraid of the
in
but she was the possessor of a heart
sensitive to the «ufferingn of the meaa*
est of (tod's creatures as to her own,
and her little act of thoughtful human
ity had stirred the l»etter natures of
thoee whose th nightfulness only would
hav_ made them uihumW. Cunyreya
tkmalint.
tlw fsinl Inillaa
It came to pass that Algernon Snig
glefriU walked down the avenue.
The weather wan warm, for Frost,
Esq., had not ygt resumed business
On the arm of Algernon himtgiefrita
leaned the angelic matdan, Cleopatra
Nancy McMulligan.
As they journeyed the ctrnple drew
nearer a drug store, and the dam sel
slackened her pace that she might lis
ten to the merry and ttunttUuous fin of
the soda fountain.
But the young man was loth to linger
as he was short of lucre, and his )ock
ete held but a small quautity of the coin
of the teelm.
"I^et us walk a little faster, Gl*»
patra!" he *uggostei
Algernon," replied the damsel,"1
thought vou were fond of astronomy."
•J am.4
•Hut yon are not."
•How *0? What do yew imtf
#Ii
you were, you would manifest a
stronger interest iu the sods act
Algernon fell to the pavement a limp
aad apparently lifeless mass, and the
CTol
and moat of the
wVgou was aalled to bear him
oa. tUUburgh Chran uUe~ Tibtr
graph.
»9*pmru** Mnl RttsSmri Kiiwxly.
Bot long ago in a tenifierauce meotiajr
in this county this stoiy was Wld. It
has since lecome fanrous, and tiie man
win told it has had his name recorded
among the masters of fiction, fur he is
and always waa a noted wit:
"I u*cd to le a drinking man, broth"
era, said he "1 used to stay out late
night* 1 used to go home in a de
plorable shape, and I always kept
something extra in the cupboard at
home to help me along to bed. Mv
wife pleaded with me and pleaded with
me, but no s'ood 1 was at it day aad
night and night and day, and I don
know where I would have been now if
tbia thing had not happened of which I
am about to tell you. One night, to
make my atory short, I went home iu a
aad state. I wasn't even then ready to
go to bed, but I thought T'd go and take
something more. 1 kept a tlask of
liquor in a certain place in the cupl*ard,
but it so hapiened this night that toy
wife had moved it. It was awful, but
mo great was my haste and so eager was
1
I to swallow the accursed stuff that I
hastened to the cnpl*»ard in the dark,
eeizei the tithing 'hat my hands
eame iu contact with iu the accustomed
place, and \efore I knew it 1 ha«l swal
lowed one of mr wife's tlatirons.
oni ed me forever.
3g
PRAYER.
tas Kv*lwtt«n ib* »*'tavt«e f£r
CtM m* Lou|SSf«.
Tht- following will exhibit in our v#u
nacu^ar specimens of the Lord's PrayW
at different periods
a. D. im
FaAartnraln he«ae, halawoda hasMi
fhi neune. ctimeu tlii kunerlclie, Im
wote beoth nlon hi heune aud in ertlm,
Tre euerveh dawe brekl gif v»s thiik
da we. And voritef ure deltes, sa vi var
zefen ure bettoure«. aud lede vaa nonat
into temptation bute d^UsM* vus ol
••at Anan.
k. ». 1800.
Fsder oure in -hevene. Halewd ha
thi name. Come thi kingdom. Thi
wille be don as in heveu and erthfe
Our eche dayee bred geve ns to-dafr.
And forgeve us our dettet. as we fdir*
geven our dettourea. And lede na
into temptati
vvel Amen.
•a. Bote delvvere ns ol
A. D. 1880.
Dnreladir that art in hi
oy thi name, thi kingdom come to, to
thi wille done iu ertoe as in heune, giwa
to us this day our breed, our othersuh
stannce, forgeue to vs our dettis, as we
forgeuen to our dettouris, lede us not
into taaiptaoioua, but ''"'jtiWftf bom
ynel. Amen.
a. 0.148a.
1 at her our that art in heavens, hal
lowed be thy name thy kmgdome wns
to us thy wille be done iii earth a* iiI
haaven oure every dars bred give «a
to-«tay and forgive us oure trespaasaa,
as we forgive them that trespam- aga'Mt
us and lead us not into lemptatioioi*
but deliver u- fr«im all evil *in, amen.
A. ©. 1634.
O own tethar which vt hi h*r|H»
halfowe«l 1k« thv name. I^et thy ktiig
doiu come. Thy wiile be fulfilled na
well erth as yt in hevec. Geve n%
this daye oure dayly breede. And for
geve vs our tresspasses, even as we fBS^
geve oure treanpassers. And leade 'Vra
not into temptat'ion but delyver en
from evell. For thine is the kvngo
dome nod the power aad tha gioryewNT
ever. Amen.
a, i, i.m
Our Father which art in heaves,
aauctitled Im* thy name. Let thy King
dom oorne. hv will be done as nn
heaven, iu earth also. Give as to-day
our aupersubst&ntial bread, And for
give us our dettes, as we also forgtre
our detters. And I eads va not into
temptatans ^Bnt deliver
Amen.
A. a 1000.
)ur father which art ia heaean, hal
lowed Wi Thy name.
Th} kingdome cntne Thy wfH |Ml
done even in the earth as it is heavefc
Give us this day our dayly breed
And forgive us oar debts as we ako
forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into
temptatfoa hat
deliver us from evil: tor Thine is tft»
kingdome, and the power and the
glory
for new. Amen
A. B. IffiS.
Our Father whieh aft ta
Hallowed be thy aama
Thy kingtom come. Thy
done in earth a* it is in heaven
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we
give oar debtors.
And lead in not into temptation hat
deliver us from evil Cor Thine la tha
kingdom and the power and the glory*
forever. Amen. New York fomwar^
MUwrtuier.
A
VssfcM fleem aeiifcwy.
was one of the crowd of T'nJoh pris
OBers who dug the long tnnnel and
aaca|e«i from the prison pen at ^aUa
bnry, N. C. Thoaf of us who had
worked the hardest had the first stow
on the night when we broke through
into the rail row* eat. As fast as we got
out we took different directions, as hieil
been planned. 1 went up the Va4lki
liiver, hoping to get into Virginia, 1
hal a gold piece -one whicit 1 had
earned in my boot heel for three
months unknown to any one. It waa
given me by a citiaen of Balisbury
la
exchange for fttMMA) worth of Confeder
ate go
id Ism da.
I made fair program to the North that
night and the next day. A* evening
eame again I was forced to stop at a
farm-house and a*k for something lo
eat. My request was readilv grantad,
Mkd w hen I roee to go the man of tha
hC'U*e observed:
"Stranger, they say a lot of Yanks not
clean out of tha paa al BaUMbavy MM
other night."
"Is that so?**
"And they're scattered 09&t
ken try like so many rabbita."
Yes
And they say that .whoever briars
esie back gets a hundred dollars."
"Welir
"Well, I reokon I'U httaH mp la«a
cart and drive yon back
"What! Ik) you take me tor an aa
oaped Yankee paiscmer?" 1 e»planned..
"Sartin we do," replied the faraww
atid his wife in chorus.
You arc greatly uaatakan. WoaM
a Yankee prietmar ham this alml
him?"
I laid the gold on the table Per
haps it was the first twenty either had
ever seen, it seemed a fortune to a
poor family.
I'm going
It
Lew in
Ion
Journal.
taa tMfNi i»ar.
^ha longest day of the year hat
liotirs at St. Petersburg, 17 liours
Hamburg, lti hours at Ijondon,
hours a^5«ew York and three
•tBptebarfli
6ist
19
at
15
aud one-
to leave it with yon," I
eon tinned. "Yw eae give
meat aud meal aud a
me soaia
bed
quilt for
it."
They were perfectly satisfied of my
identity and where 1 had oome from,
but the man held the gold in his
an i said:
"Mother, he'nn can't be no Yank.1
"In eo'ae he ain't, aha repii
"He'nn must be a Confadprit
lookin after hogs an' eo'n.*
"I reckon."
An' it's oordooty help ha*aa §a*
through."
"Of eo'ae."
"Then you pat up the staff tar him,
while I tell him the best route, as* In
os^e any sojers call here an' ask If
'uns has seen any of them iankee
ri*oners, we'nus is to say to they'nns
we'uns haven't even seen a hafar *r
heard a hoot."
1 was captured near Roobford and re
turned to the pen, but it was no fault
of the jwople who gave me such a lift
i oa «|f my.

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