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THE DAILY IIETCaLD, PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1S87,
"There In notliin new!" to tno naM onn,
(Jr.-ivoly iitliii Ihn-fulliAro l utioii
"Then, is notli.'iix Hi-Mr l ni'iit!) tin? mih!"
"Alif what fxilin!i wlmlorn tlila!" I erliil.
"A'liW lire tn iris rulies Unit IiMo
Tin? ih.l liini;iii t.j i,f that lil:li y,-A IiikMc.
"N"llilnj.r lit up? No kIIvit h-imI falls
TiriLfiiiK I Iroiith tfM ion filioin' Ii;;!1m,
I -tit hoiiiiI fillip I 1 oiiih ; Bonn- vili-i! fiunl.i-H niul
'Kiriritf, wln-n ! fli.nM ihthhh tin- hills and Keni,
J I u. rs n.. I I t -r I::kI y'irn tf.-irlnwlK I In- lr.--s.
I jut iiiiliniiiiH Iruils r- ii .t t lie t ins .f I li. sc.
"Ntil lin;; Is iiimv ? Ini uli.ns H-ij'tiift,
I .if l up y-'iir t.i.II-'h i-arli-t tf i-u..w -Is
I liis I !i- Iml! you l.tj-l mi .ii;; ii;-.?"
LIABILITY OF PHYSICIANS.
Wlmt n Silri,i Court. .Iil.l;r S.1I1I In
ll:trlll( u .1 nry folium. il I.utv.
Ill ii n-eeiiL rnse, involving a eharj;i of
ninl'irai-tirc, trii-il in the ynjrinii imrt if
Mitssni'lniM-tts, tln pivsiilin jii'l;;o in rhrir-iii'-?
Mi jury u-l tin fi I iiin lunn.-ifrc:
"U'Ihsh'vit iih-m mo nllfil tij.i.n t niT w ild
Inni-roiis nnsi-i.s, tln In1 IioMh tliim In
mini! .href nf criminal ri-s nisi I ii I i I y. If
lln-y nn grossly rarcli-s nr ri-'-kli-sx mi.l ie
kiiiiiI in his, they nr guilty. Tin s;inn- i-m-ml
i iin-i.U' appli.'S to iiK itii'iil tri utnx-nt. Tln
iivcriimi'iiS, must show not tni-rrly t.hi
fisn-t! rif or.iiiifirv f.wi; lull, frross ivirclcviiis,
jiiiioiinliii to ris-kli ssiii-ss. A man is not. to
I fonvii-tisl of inaii'l.'iii!ili'r merely hi-mnsi
if liis inoraniv. Hi-i iiioruiiee is nly ini
(Mirtjuit as lM-iii-iii miii I ii. muk-,! ion win tiier
hi.s -inihl-t in Hi" i.-tr mi'l treatment of tin
i:il lent was marl; e.l Iiy fo. Ihunly .i-i-siiiii.( ion
ir e-ross nnl rwkli s nir lessnss.
"Tho ili fi'iiilaiit is to In I i iv l.ynoolhi r
or higher stan. I ir.l of skill or learninej tlian
that A li ii Ii lit neeessarily iiasiitneil in treat in;;
her that is, that li was alili t do s v. ith
cnt pross reekle'stiess or foolharily i-esiimj-ti"ii
in mull rtakiti it. It is not nossary to
show nil evil intent; if hy f;r.s ami reckless
lic.;li.Mici hi cans. 1 tin death, he is gnilly
of ciiljialili homicide." Ai-corilingly, it lias
1):m.i IihUI that n. ilcntist or surgeon using nn
nnav.lln-tic is not Im.iiihI to look for nny Imt
tin jirolinlilo mi.l natural i fTi-i-t.s of tlio ilrug,
ami is not li.iMo for results arising from tlio
xsuliar tenipi'rnmont or condition of tlio
patient, of a hicli ho hail no k nowlcdgi, nl
tlioir;Ii if this wen iliscovcrnlilo njioii such
nn examination of tho patient ns rpfisonahlo
skill uml ililigeni'O rcipiin, the dentist or sur
geon would )o responsiiilo for negligently
failing to inform himself.
Tho fundamental idea on tlio subject is,
when honsty, averago intelligeneo, skill and
learning nro possessed and aro applied to the
treatment of the caso with ordinary lili
gencnanil tviution, the physician is not liable
for any inischaneo that may hefall his pa
tient. It is only whero ho has been culpable
that ho is liablo in damages.
A physician treating a patient in good
faith, to the liost of his ability, is not crim
inally responsible for tho patient's death, al
though caused by meiliciuo administered bv
him, but a jiersoii ignorant of tho uses nml
properties of n Misonous drug is criminally
liablo for tho negligent uso thereof. Hall's
Journal of Health.
Persian Ladies at the I!ath.
Tho bath takes up a good deal of tho time
of all Persian women. Even, tho poorest v. ill
attend the hamm.-in at lonst inico a wee'.;.
For the lady the bath is 0110 of tho serious
affairs of lifo and takes up daily from two to
four hours of her time. It is something more
than our i.leaot a hath. Tin; victim is scraped
and rubbed and parboiled. Tim solts of the
f eot aro pumiced until they aro as soft and
tender as thoso of a little child. Tho hair is
thoroughly washed by means of hot water
and tho saioiiaeeous clay for which Shiraz is
celebrated. Then tho attendants mix in a
brazen bowl tho nroniritk henna with th.?
requisite amount of lemon juice, till a brown
pas to of tho consistency of gruel is produced,
and several hundfulsof tho repulsivo looking
compound are smeared over tho lady's head.
Then tho hair, collected into a mass, is bound
up in cablwgo leaves. Small quantities of the
dyo aro smeared over tho eyebrows; the solos
of t iip feet, the toes, tho palm of tho hand;:
and tho finger tips ar also covered with it.
And now tho lady has to sit j-rfoctly stil! for
from 0110 to threo hours, till, Ii!:o a meer
schaum pipo, shu colors; and it is exactly tlis
ciilor obtained on the best specimens of the
piies that is most fashionablo among Hi
lVrsian ladies. Ilkiy after day the bath is
thronged with women, each sitting perfectly
still for the color t "tako.'' l!tit they havo
tluir rward, for tho henna dyes tho hair a
beautiful deep warm chestnut; hence gray
hair is unknown among lVrsian ladies. St
A Tlmndcrslrnclt Huntsman.
Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia, had a
negro man named Henry, who was very fond
of 'possum hunting ajvrfoct Ninirod in that
line. Having, r.s usual, gone out for that
purpose. It was not long lefore his dogs struck
a trade and s.xm treed. Tho hut.ter, having
nrrived at the trts, di-hlieraUly laid down liis
torch, and drawing his ax from his shoulder,
iger for tho game, lirgati laying onto foil
It. Ho had not given moro than ono or two
cuts, whei, to his consternation, ho heard a
voice from above, saying: "If yoa won't
lot the dogs M to mo 111 como down and help
you cut the tree down." Thunderstruck and
amazed, tho huntsman dropied his as, and
made double quick time for homo. It turned
out in the sequel that another negro, a runa
way, hearing tho dogs, took to a tree, and
the 'possum was treed in, another nboufc ten
foot off; tho runaway, seeing no other person
but tho hunter como up, volnnt;t'red his
services to help him. P.ut Jfimrod thought
the "varmint" wr.s entirely too obliging, or
"thar was a ghost pomewhar alKmt." I ton:
Largo Vessels Ictfor than Small Oiicb.
Tho tendency to iiiscontimio the building
and use of small vessels for ocean transpcirta
tion, and the inability f such vessels to com
pt towiMi vesk is of larger tonnage, is shown
by the statement that whil. a stennier of
from 2o or VA'-O tons requires one sailor for
every 10. S tois. a steamer of from S00 to 1,000
tons requires bi't ono sailor for every 41.5
tons. In like manner, while a sailing vessel
of from 1200 to tons requires ono sailor for
every 2S.II tons, a sailing vessel of live times
the size, or from l,tM)t) l,t00 tons, requires
but ono sailor for every (0.:J tons. And as it
is also claimed that other economies in tho
construction of tho hull or tho rigging, and in
repairing, are concurrent with the reduction
of crews, it is not difficult to understand why
H is that largo vessels are enabled to earn n
percentage of profit with rates of freight
which, in tho caso of small vessels, would in
evitably entail losses. Popular Science
Transl.it int; Shakespeare.
Three Frenchmen, who werestudying a vol
ume of Shakespeare in their native language,
endeavored to translate into English the well
known ojiening to Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be
or not to le." The following was the result
First Frenchman: To was, or to am." Sec
ond Frenchman: "To where, or is not
Third Frenchman: "To should, or not to
LOOKS FROM ABROAD.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AMERICAN
AND FOREIGN DECORATIVE ART.
Kii(;liIi, Irciirli hikI AiihtI.'UU Hook
Shin ly NMf Where I he I'rrnrli ICxrel.
Ihiglitli iiiiitv .it iiti (icriuiiu i'tthtl
ratioim ICiiglinh orkn in Cloth.
Tho fori-i -n author is not without some pro
tect ion again t hat al e called tin piracies of
Ann ! ican pul.iisliei's. Art and cheap lalr
have cotiil.hii-l togivo him a loolliold in tho
Auii riciin inaiiiet, nu I though it is only a
hi- nder I'.miI In. Id, it, is eiion-li to mnko him
wish the loiiii 1 bromli-r mid iiriner. Tho
t it.il of the import trade ill books, maps, eu
jl av ins, c tellings, and otht-r printed mat ter
in lite I init. d States is considerable. In tho
ear (J it aiii'.iiiit d toov. r ?::'A)JHK), and
I his : urn represents about the a virago vnhio
.f such iiiiK.rt itions f-.r tli' iav1. few years.
Hut it is tho finished art and antiquity of
pome foreign works that give the chief dig
nity loth." import trad", Hud tln-so aro th"
f.-atuns als'j which bring a largo pn.rt i. n
f tlie profits. e call ourselves a great
iiiaiinf.i' turitig nation; and from thouti'i
t aria u oint of view the claim is well founde...
V nr iH-giiiniug to supply ourselves with
tieariy all tho -oarso jii oihicls of industrial
nrt, of a l l ter quality than can bo obtained
in other coiiiitrii s; l.iitex-eptin a l;w special
ties we aro only entering ii(on the boun
daries i .f art i .l ic ileeoraf ion in t he mechanical
arts, an I a:e not skillful in presenting our
w.-rks in tho most, attrnctivo form. Ameri
can designs havo Ix en crit.ieisoi for their an
gularity. This is not necessarily a serious rc
tl. i t ion on their l-Iii-lleiicf.
No better illustration of t ho diffnrence Ix.
tween American and foreign decorative art
can bo found than may In wit nessed in it
book storo v. hero Knglish, French and Amer
ican lioolcs nan lx examined side by side.
Linenl design is hero out of tho question.
One book is Jiist as rectangular as another;
but there is a wonderful ditb-retioe to booli
sorvod souiebwucs iii tho mol'ive. Hero is a
French edit km of "Paul and Virginia" found
at tho leading ini'iortiii house in Now York.
At a glanco yon soo that tho spirit which
guided tho hands of tho linnkiii.ikci's of tho
mediaeval ngi:s, tho monks, still survives in
Franco, and ventures to assert its superiority
over tho modern machine. Everything at tout
tho iKiok is suggestive of tho most highly jier
fected nrt. Tho morocco iijk.u tho cover is
delicately thited, tho ornamentation is ex
actly proportioned and chaste, and, within,
tho eye traces a gallery of fine art, which lo
gins with tho first leaf and extends to i '"r
List. Ono of Uio lirst pages of each vol
is illuminated with a waior color paii..ing
from the hands of an excellent artist, and
follow'? I' -fit tin voluvio. founde! on
alternately upon mo: ..,.0.1 .1. , .. j.aper.
It is all lino art, and the loiter press of tho
volume is worthy of its company. This all
costs money, of course, and such liooks nr
only within tho reach 0 men whoso opulence
is at least equal to their taste. Tho volumes
cost ?"00 each.
lT'ire, too, aro a couple of volumes contain
ing tho works of tho poet Rogers, issued in
lWl) by an English lrouse. It is not, like tho
"Paul and Virginia," a publication that do
rived its chief merit from its association with
imaginative art, but it is simply a specimen
of tho first comploto edition of tho poet's
works issued under his own 03'o, ami repre
sentative of tho liest decorative art of tho
pori'xl. AVilhin its limitations it is also a
work of art, wrDu;ht out carefully by hand
in every detail, and bearing in each touch
tho impress of conscientious labor and good
taste Tho most approved style of book
binding in England at present, it is said, calls
for gilt edged leaves at tho top of tho volume,
while at tho si lo and bottom they are left
plain. This has boon thought ft recently
adopted fashiou ; but tms edition of Rogers'
works proves that it is oa!y a revival. Theso
volumes nro ornamented in this manner, al
though prhittd more than, fifty yeai-s ago;
and it would not ho nn encroachment on tho
probabilities to presume that Rogers himself,
whose; artistic sense was known to bo moro
delicate mid truer than that of any of his poet
contemporaries, might havo been tho author
of tho fashioa. Rut tho entire work in bind
ing, ornamentation, mid letter press suggests
that there has boon littlp or no progress sineo
its publication in tho art cf bookmaking, and
t ho man who cares as well for his tea service
as his tea, and can sfford tho luxury, will do
well to have his Rogers in this form. It will
cost him only $l5 to obtain tho two volumes.
Tho Germans, ns their art is illustrated in
tho United States, aro better writers than
manufaeturcrs of lttks. They seem to car
iittle for tho setting of their literary gem,
and rarely uso calf or morocco in tho bind
ings. Tlieir publications, ns seen upon tho
shelves of our imporfcing houses, nre nil bound
in cloth or pnper. They nro distinctively
German, however, in tho'ir decorative feat
ures, displaying somlicr tints nlternately
with bright airil varied colors, und aro pro
duced with more elaboration than tho cloth
bound works of nny other nation. Germun
imjiortations run largely also to jortfolios of
engravings, something not strictly belonging
to the hook trade, but classud wiLli books in
tarilt schedules, and made, to pay corroqwind
ing duties. On account of tho largo Gorman
population iu tho United States, ono would
expect to find the importation of Germun
works very largo. It is, indeed, large, fol
lowing next to the English imiortations in
the total, nnd coming not so very far in tho
rear. But eveu hero the American publisher
is tho beto uoir of all tho importers. Not
even in Germany will ho nllow n iopular
now work to escape capiure, but, presto, on
its appearance, it is reproduced by his Ger
man printers in the original, and offered
German readers iu this country at prices
lower than they must pay for even a cloth
lxund copy of the samo work produced in
tho land of fabulous cheap Jabor.
Americans will always bo struck by tho
peculiarities of English boks liound in cloth.
The loaves ro rarely if ever cut, and the
backs aro attached to the volume only at the
corners in su-h a manner as to create the im
pression that the book is about to fall in
pieces. Tho caso is not quite so bad, however,
for tho workmanship is pretty firm, and it is
quito possible that its fragile appearance is a
source of protection, tho render being likely
to handle wUu greater care an object that
seems so perishable. This system of binding
has nlso some less questionable advantages.
Tho leaves and covers are more flexible than
in American books, and not always flying
shut tho moniant they nre liberated from the
hand. A new Euglish book taken from the
shelf of tho bookstand can be opened at any
page and made to lie flat, cover downward,
upon tho counter without in jury to tho work.
Were you to attempt the feat with an Ameri
can book you would break tho back- This
advantage, however, is not tho explanation
offered for tho English system of binding.
Englishmen call a cloth bound book only a
covered look, while a bound book is pre
Burned to bo inclosed in cult or morocc: A
man, therefore, who bujs a book in cloth
may bo supposed to select that material for
convenience in his first reailing, ami then it
is to lie sent to the bindery to l.e put in con
dition for its place in the library. English
men aro very skillful at giving reasons. Now
CARE OF THE HAIR.
WHY WE ARE LIKELY TO BECOME
A NATION OF BALD HEADS.
An Ironcou View That I'rovall Tho
I tad J'rcllr of Continually Wanlilng
the Iliul Naturu'ii Hair Oil Advice t
No careful olserver faili to notice, ns h
looks over iiRsemblios of men past ISO yearn of
ngo, that a very largo proort,ioii js bald or
in a stato of partial bnldnow;, which indicates
tho seiiy loss of tho hirsute npjienduge. Tho
jHTcentagi of men of all ngeM who show
signs of baldness has lx-eli put lit 'M r
iflit., and by some oliservcrs ns high as -ID
per cent. Prom careful observations in
i-hiirches, theatres, lecture rooms and politi
cal assemblies wo aro satisfied that theso esti
mates aro too hieh. and that or 21 per
cent. Is a moro i xact. esluiiww.
H'l'his exhibit, is alarming, ns it imlicnb
that, the time is near when wo shall bo 11 na
tion of bald heads, and that nlosaa ns .
disease w ill nllliet tin youth in our schools, a
through heredity physical deformities and
illnesses aro multiplied and extended to it 11
enormous 1 xtent.
SCiil'HIMI TI1K SCAM.
What is the cause of t Iii:: early loss of hair?
It is not due to l!i hats or caps wo wear, not
to (lie clipping of tho hair close, not to living
i:i hot, rooms; it. is not i-ii' U tlio forms of
foods wo consume, I nil., in our view, it, is
largely duo to modern methods of treat nent
f 1 hair and sculp. Tho erroneous view
pr. :!.-; that, the skin which holds tho hair
.,l!iele.; and tho delicate secretory organs of
I'm scalp must bo kept as "clean," so to
.-pi a!:, as tho face or hands; consequently
; o!ng nu n patronize barbers or hairdressers,
:, n-1 once or tv. ico a week they havo what is
ailed t "shampoo" o 'crtitioii performed; and
I his consists of n thorough scouring of tho
h:ii and scalp vtith diluto iinimonii water
r.ii.l soap, so t'ifit a heavy "lather" is pro-
iii'vd, ii:;. 1 tho glandular secretions, which
are th" natural protection of tho hair, and
promotive, of its growth, nro saponified i,nd
removed. No act. could bo moro directly do
sli uetivo of a healthy growth of hair than
this, and no 1110 i3 moro common.
Tho practico of frequently washing tho
h; ad in warm or cold water nt homo with or
without tho adjuncts of soap, alcohol, am
monia or perfumery is deleterious nml pro
motive of early loss of tho hair. Men 1 J
active indoor business clerks, bankers, shop
keepers in cities aro continually washing tho
head. Many do this night and morning, un
der the fnlso notion that it is noeoss.ary to
.-' anlir.ess, nnd promotive of a vigorous
growth of hair, ami when alarmed at its
rapid disappearance in early life they aro at.
a ; !--s to understand tho reason. Tho secre
tion of wnx in tho oar passages is nature's
method of protecting tho delicate machinery
upon which hearing d'iend.s. It closes tho
organ to the entrance of insects and dust;
anil fortunately tho secretion is, to a con
siderable extent, placed lieyond easy inter
ference, and thus tho senco of hearing is pro-to-tod
from injurious "washouts."
nature's hair oil.
The waxy secretion which li poured out
from tho glandular organs which aro found
in connection with tho follicles of tho hair
is nature's product, nnd is designed to pro
servo and protect tho wonderful and lieautiful
head covering. If wo persist in removing it
altogether wo must march with tho bald pates
beforo the frosts of age como along to change
its color. Woman do not shampoo or wash
the hair as often as tho other sex, and oonse
quently they nro in a large degree exempt
from baldness in middle life. It is true, how
ever, that many women in cities mnko fre
quent visits to tho hairdressers, and subject
their tresses to tho "scouring" process. If this
becomes common, it will not be long beforo
baldness will overtake tho young mothers as
well ns tho fathers, and tho time will be
hastened when children even will have 110
hair to destroy with ammonia or other caustic
Tl.. ndvice wo havo to offer to tho young
nu n and maidens is, let 3-our hair alone; keep
at n safo distance from hairdressing rooms
and drug shops, where aro sold oils, alkaline
substances, alcoholic mixtures, etc., for uso
upon tho hair. They are ail pernicious, and
will do you harm. Tho hend nnd hair may
ho washed occasionally with soft, tepid water,
without soap of any kind. As n rule, tho
only appliances needed in the care of the hair
aro good combs nnd brushes; and they should
not be used harshly, so ns to wound tho -:calp.
Avoid all "electric" and wiro made brushes.
No electricity can bo stored in a hair brush;
if it could be, it is not needed. The hair is 11
beautiful gift of nature, nnd it must not be
destroyed. Popular Science News.
The True Method of Killing.
Again, tho riding iu tho show is having .1
material inlhienco upon tho British army.
Tho oliioors of most of tho regiments have
sent the men up hero to watch us ride. "P-y
tho way," I asked, "Mr. Cody, do you not.
think that tho Rritish havo tho true method
of riding ut a trot when they raise them
selves iu tho stirrups?"
Miss Cody, who had dropped in for a mo
ment, said: "I do not think it is tho proper
method of riding nt all. They could not keep
ic up on tho plains, riding nil day long, ns
father has ridden, a hundred miles in a day.
It is too much work."
"I do not see," said Buffalo Bill, "why n
man should give himself so much pains when
ho rides. Tho true method of riding is to
make your iMxly llexiblo with tho motion of
tho horse, and not to invent a movement of
your own. I ride from tho kneo ami the end
of the thigh. Their way of putting tho foot
through tho stirrup would never do with us;
it is dangerous. Tho foot ought to touch tho
stirrup, and the man ought to hold his knees
close to the animal and sway his body with
tho movement of tho horso."
Hero Jack Rurko spoke up, saying: "Sir
Garnet Wolseley asked mo after tho show
was over how many such riders wo had on
tho plains. I told him I had no statistics at
hand, but I thought I would answer him in
round numliers as largely as possible, so I
said I thought wo had about a million such
riders, each of whom had an extra ho'.w 'A
lead." "Gath" in Cincinnati Enq-iLrcr.
Under the Damask Cloth.
Put under tho danvi.sk cloth upon tho table
a sub-cover of thick canton flannel, if you
cannot afford the heavier table felt sold for
this purpose, or an old blauket, darned,
washed and kept for this uso only, will prove
satisfactory. Tho upper cover will lie more
smoothly, look liko a much better quality of
napery and keep clean a third longer than
spread over tho bare tablo top. Boston
To Clean TIrass.
Immerse or wash it several times In sour
miik or whey. This will brighten it without
scouring. It may then bo scoured with a
woolen cloth dipjd iu ashes; or clean with
pumicestone and water applied, with a brush
ail old tooth brush will answer polishing
with dry iiumicestono and woolen cloth. At
Gen. Lew Wajlaco says tho Turks do sol
illtreat Christiana nowadays.
TIPPING TIIE WAITER.
THERE IS DANGER, SOMETIMES, OF
OVERDOING THE MATTER.
A Fast Young Man'a Liberality Tho Aver
go Tip Ivcmii Than Twenty-live Cent A
Schedule Head Waltera Feait Few Tips
A very fashionably drssod man, alightly
intoxicated, went Into the dining room of a
first class hotel in New York the other veil
ing, nnd asked for an oxjioii'iivo dinner , 11
quart of champagne included. The young
man with nn Hprou who took his order was
all attention, and a dozen other young men
with nprons Mood nt their vacant tables mid
smiled enviously. That their envy was well
founded was shown when the diner paid his
bill. It amounted to ti.7H, and after nyin
tho amount ho held the silver quarter of
change stupidly in his hand a moment, evi
dently Wondering if that would l enough to
fii tho waiter; then ho thrust it ia his pocket,
took a bill from his purse, laid it unsteadily
in th waiter's ready hand, and walked away
with tho proud oonseiousin-ss of having been
excii'oiiml y liiieral. The head waiter, n dis
tinguished looking man w ith mil l blue eyes
und a long, blonde mustache, smiled com
placently nt th" episode, and turning to the
"That customer did not. know that twenty
fivo cents would have served his purposo just
as well, and that half n dollar would have
lieon the extreme of generosity."
"Is twenty five cents I ho nvomgo tip to
"No," nnswered tho head waiter doubtfully ;
"I don't think it is. It would Ih less than
that, though there aro men w ho make 11 oint
of always giving half a dollar. The great,
majority of men make tho fen ten cents, and
whero three or four como together they fre
quently chip in live coats npieoo for tho
wait:r. Few customers neglect tho tip en
tirely, hut somo of them let, it go for 11 few
days and then give a fee of lifty cents. They
nro tho men who really get. tho lx'st service,
for, although at tho end of the week they
will havo paid less than ten cents on tho
average for their dinner foes, tho waiter who
gets thw silver may havo servd the customer
but onco during that time. Tho effect of
that plan is to mnko every waiter liojxi by
special attention to induce the customer to
pay a tip on that particular occasion when
ACCORDING TO SCHEDULE.
"I know a man who varies tho amount of
his tip ucoordiiig to a niailiein::tical schedule.
He pays tho waiter 10 per cent, of the bill
except when tho bill is less than $1 or more
than 5. Iu tho first caso ho tips ton cents,
and never goes above half a dollar. The
waiters' regular wages hero nro n month
and meals, and with decent luck and care nny
ono of them is enabled to double his iucomi
"Does the head waiter como in for fcoi
"Yes, indeed, and mighty good ones, too.
Men who find it ngreeublo to tip tho head
waiter seldom give him less than $1. His
richest opportunity lies in u private dinner
party. Thoso who dine iu a separate room
imagino that they get better attention than
tho people in tho main dining room, and they
fee tho waiter accordingly."
"Do ladies tip tho waiters?"
"Well, now, it seems hardly gallant to sny
so, but few waiters liko to servo a lady who
dines alone, or two of them together. A
waiter thinks himself lucky to get a dime
from a lady, nnd if there nro two of them,
tho dimo answers for both, if, indeed, they
give any fee at nil. In the up town hotels
und restaurants in tho shopping district it
may bo that half tho lady customers givo n
tip. Now and then one appears who loaves a
quarter 011 the plate just liko a man, but,
alas! they aro very rare. Wo havo ono cus
tomer who is a shrewd business woman und
takos much pride in her capacity for bar
gaining. When she comes in she selects a
tablo with great deliberation, choosing ac
cording to tho impression tho waiters make
upon hor. Then she says to the waiter who
comes to tako her order: 'Now what is your
name, my man? And suppose lie answers
'Perkins, madam,' sho continues: 'Well, Per
kins, I want you to servo mo in t ip top shaje;
tip top, understand? Hero,' and she slips a
silver quarter under her glass; 'see that?
that's yours if you servo me tip top.' Then
-:he looks at him sharply and proceeds to give
her order. You may depend upon it she gets
served well, but if anything goes amiss that
quarter goes back into her pocket." F. It.
Burton in Louisville Courier-Journal.
ISarlal in A nam.
When any 0110 of their muulier dies, friends
and neighbors hasten to tho mountains, hew
down a tree, hollow it out, and, after having
washed and dressed tho body, put sugar cane
into its mouth and invoked tho shades of th
lead, place it in this rude coffin, open the
eyes so as to look heavenward, and then care
fully soar it up. On the day of burial sacri
'ices arc indulged in, according to the means
of the relatives of tlio deceased. The grave
is usually mado in a forest, and tho hewing
of trees therein is superstitiously avoided. A
soothsayer, or priest, plants two roods at the
lirder of a stream in such a manner thut the
parents of the dead can pass underneath;
while doing this he sprinkles water upon them
which had been used to clean rico. After
washing their clothes and cutting their huir,
they enter tho house, and, in order to show
tho depth of their sorrow, throw everything
about tho house into confusion. The priest
arriving, he reproaches them, restores order,
und spi inkles a kind of holy water in order
to drive out tho evil spirits. Popular Science
Japanese Toothpicks in New Torfc.
A well known New York firm recently
tried tho experiment of importing 70,000
toothpicks from Yokohama. Thoso "cure
dents," as they are described in tho invoice,
comoiu natty littlo boxes conkiiiiii 1,000
each, in bundles tied round with green silk.
They nre cut from hard wood nnd have a
point at only ono end. As a matter of prac
tical economy they could not compete with
the double pointed domestic article iu yellow
Tho Japanese orticlo costs thirty-five Mexi
can cents per 1,000. To this is added 35 jier
cent, duty on manufactures of wood. Then,
above that, tho appraiser has advanced them
125 per cent, which carries a penalty of
double tho value. Added to these imposts
are tho charges, which come to more than
the value of tho goods, bringing the cost of
the Japs to aliout SI. 75 ier 1,000. The do
mestic article costs a few cents per 1,000, and
restaurateurs, of course, prefer them. New
York Evening Sun.
A Charge Against the Nobility.
Tho London Truth brings a black charge
against the noble dukes. It says that in theso
degenerate days they have taken to selling
tho game they shoot on their moors. Ac
cording to the observation of its gossip iiino
tenths of the hampers at a railroad station,
where much of this game is delivered, were
directed to dealers. It 6hould add to tho
market price of grouse to know they were
killed by tho nobility. New York Com
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