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C. W. SHI K.nAN, Pnbll.lier.
P LATTSilOUTII. t , NEBRASKA.
See what wonderful garden Is here,
tUanted and trimmed for my Llttle-Oh-Dear!
Posies so gaudy and grass of such brown
Bearch ye the country and hunt ye the town,
And never ye'll meet with a garden ao queer
As this one I re made for my Little-Oh-Denr!
Marigolds red, and buttercups blue,
tLilles.aU dabbled In honey and dew.
The cactus that trails over trellis and wall.
Jtosies and pansles and violets all
Make proper obeisance and reverent cheer
"When into her garden steps Little-Oh-Dear!
And up at the top of that lavender tree
A silver bird slngeth as only can she;
t'or, ever and only, she slngeth the song:
'Hove you! I love you I" the happy day long I
Then the echo the echo that smiteth me her:
X love you I love you, my Uttle-Uh-Dearl
The garden may wither, the silver bird fly
But what careth my little precious, or 1?
From her pathway of flowers that In spring
She walketh the tenderer way in my heart!
And. oh! it is always the summer-time her.
With that song of "I love you." my Llttle-Oh-Dear!
yA. French Officer's Revenge on
In hi office at New Scotland Yard
Ot Inspector Murphy, chief of the
'specials' told oil to keep watch over
the anarchists. lie was engrossed in
.the perusal of a large official-looking
document, when he was interrupted
toy the entrance of two of his princi
pal subordinates. Detective Sergeants
Mulligan and Magee. They had come
to inquire if he had any orders to give
them before they left the" "Yard" for
"Ah, boys," said the inspector, look
ing up, "I was just going1 to send for
"More work, sir?" asked Mulligan.
"Aye, and hot work, too," answered
the inspector, with a significant shake
of his head. "I have just received
word from the French police that Lu
cien Miasme, Louis Roche and Jean
Lerat, who disappeared from Paris
Rome weeks ago, are reported to be in
"Miasme, Roche and Lerat," repeat
ed Mulligan, thoughtfully. "They are
. the fellows who were tried for that
Notre Dame affair, aren't they?"
"Yes, asd who should have been
hanged for it," replied the inspector.
I was in Paris at the time, and at
tended the trial. There was no doubt
but they were guilty they themselves
hardly denied it but the case was mis
managed, and the jury wero scared for
their own skins, and the end of it was
that three most villainous murderers
were let loose on society again."
"It was a big business, that Notre
Dame explosion," said Mageo.
"Faith, big enough for anything.
The church was full of people women
and children chiefly and scores of
them were killed or injured. One
family the Comte de la Targe and his
wife and two daughtars who was sit
ting just where the bomb exploded,
were simply wiped out. I believe, at
this moment, the only representative
Df the De la Targe family existing is
the son, who, at the time of the out
rage, and now, too, for all I know, was
serving with his regiment in Siara."
"If that son ever meets Miasme,
Roche and Lerat there'll be trouble, I
expect." was Mulligan's comment
"Yes; it was reported in the French
papers that when he heard the result
of the trial he swore be would have
the blood of his mother's murderers
yet. I dare say, however, he soon
cooled down. At any rate, he has
made no move, and that's seven
months ago. But to business. The
French police tell me that Miasme,
Roche and Lerat are said to be here
for the purpose of committing out
rages in revenge for our surrendering
that ruffian Marquis. They say, too,
that they are well supplied with
money, though where it comes from is
a mystery. If that's the case, the
sooner we get on their track the bet
ter." The inspector paused for a moment
and searched among the papers on his
desk. Then he handed to the de
tective several photographs.
"These," he said, "are portraits of
the three ruffians, taken when they
were in prison in Paris. Look at them
well, and see that you don't forget the
The two detectives examined the
photographs closely. An anxious and
prolonged consultation followed. When
it was ended midnight was far past.
The two detectives left the "Yard"
and turned down the dark and silent
embankment. The difficulties and re
sponsibility of the task that night
committed to them lay heavy on their
minds. Neither of the men fpoke as
they walked slowly along, lost in anx
Suddenly Mulligan stopped and
caught Magee tightly by the arm. At
the same instant there was a brilliant
flash of reddish light about two hun
dred yapds in front of them. The next
second a tremendous report almost
For a moment the two detectives
were too dumfounded to think or act.
Mulligar., however, quickly pulled
"The anarchists, by heaven!" he
cried. "Come, Tom, we may catch the
scoundrels yet." Without an instant's
hesitation the two men dashed off at
breakn-jok speed along the embank
ment toward the spot where the explo
sion had taken place. As they neared
It they slackened their pace and kept
a sharp lookout so that nothing might
escape them in the darkness. A sec
ond later they observed a dark mass
lying huddled up on the pavement.
They approached the object warily.
It was the body of a man. A moment's
examination showed that he had been
killed by the explosion. His right arm
was blown simply to fragments and
his right sid was a bleeding mass of
flesh and bones and clothe. He was
Detective Sergeant Mulligan struck
a light and examined the dead man's
"The chief hero of the Notre Dame
explosion has exploded himself; the
Lord be praised I"
Subsequent investigation confirmed
the detective's theory. They felt no
doubt that the man killed that night
was the redoubtable anarchist Louis
Roche, and that he had perished by
the premature explosion of the bomb
he was carrying while on his way to
commit some diabolical outrage.
What the outrage intended was and
how he had become possessed of the
bomb which from the fragments dis
covered about the scene of the ex
plosion experts pronounced to be ot
excellent workmanship were not
known for some time. At length,
however, another communication was
received from the French police,
which threw light on both these
points and on many others besides.
From this communication it ap
peared that among anarchists in Paris
it was said that the outrage intended
was nothing less than the blowing up
of the houses of parliament, or, at any
rate, of the clock tower. The bomb
had been prepared by a person passing
among the anarchists under the name
assumed, no doubt of La Revanche.
This person was reported to be a man
of some wealth and at the same time
a skilled chemist, and he was devot
ing both his talent and money to the
cause of anarchism. lie appeared to
be known personally to few of the
brethren indeed, for purposes of
safety, he mixed little with them, liv
ing in rooms in the west end of Lon
don, where he prepared his bombs,
and meeting professed anarchists only
from time to time in order to plan out
rages and provide the means of carry
ing them out. Miasme, Lerat and the
late Roche were his especial intimates
and his chosen instruments for effect
ing his malignant purposes in fact, he
had created some jealousy in an
archist circles by refusing to place
confidence in any others than those.
The communication concluded by
stating that the misadventure by
which Louis Roche had lost his life
had not in the slightest degree dis
couraged La Revanche and his asso
ciates, and that another attempt at
outrage might be expected at any mo
ment. According to the rumors circu
lating among the militant anarchists
in Paris this would probably take the
form of an explosion at Woolwich
arsenal, or at some of the government
On receiving this communication In
spector Murphy had another consulta
tion with his subordinates.
"This," said Magee, when the in
spector had stated the effect of the
French police' communication, "this
is a new development in anarchism
the gentleman anarchist."
"Ye, and a very awkward one, too,"
replied Mulligan. "We know some
thing about Miasme and Lerat both
about their ha ants and their appear
ances but we know nothing about
this La Revanche, except thai he is a
gentleman and lives in the west end,
and is probably a Frenchman. That's
too vague to h-lp us much. We can't
shadow every French gentleman living
in West London, and yet while he's
free there will be no cessation of out
rages. It's true he is said now to em
ploy only Miasme and Lerat, but even
if we catch them he, will soon get other
desperadoes to take, their places. He
carries the sinews of war, and as long
as he has money and a bomb manu
factory we shall have plenty of out
rages." "That's quite true," said Inspector
Murphy. "The pressing question
then is, how can we trap La Re
vanche?" "I was thiaking," said Mulligan,
"that when we're fortunate enough to
trace Miasme and Lerat, we should
not arrest thm only shadow them.
La Revanche must meet them some
time or other, and when he does we
could shadow him until we discover
wh ere his bomb factory is, then we
might catch the lot."
"A sensible, plan," answered the in
spector. "Rut, no doubt, Miasme and
Lerat meet others than La Revanche.
Ucw could you tell which is which?"
"Well, prob.ibly they don't meet
many gentlemen French or other
wise," argued Mulligan, "so we should
thidow all the well-drossed people
they speak to or have dealing with.
At any rate, that seems to me the only
chance of catching La Revanche."
The inspector lay back in his chair
and reflected. While he was doing so
a messenger entered the room and
handed him a telegram. He tore the
envelope open and glanced at the
message. Th?n he whistled.
"By Jove!" he exclaimed; "they are
going it. Just listen!
"'Portsmouth, 11:20 p. m. Explosion
in harbor. No injury to person or
property. No trace of perpetrator of
outrage. Send officer to investigate.'
"What do you think of that?"
"Looks like another bungle," said
"Faith it does," answered the in
spector, "but it may put us on the
track ot the rascals. MulPgan, start
you by the first train and make search
Mulligan did start by the first train
and did make searching inquiries.
These inquiries resulted in a pretty
certain opinion that, as he said when
the telegram was received, there had
been another bungle, lie discovered
that at Southsea a foreigner on the
night of the explosion had hired a
small rowing boat and that that boat
had not been returned. He discovered
further that fragments of a rowing
boat similar to the one hired had been
picked up outside Portsmouth harbor.
On showing to the owner of the miss
ing boat the photographs of Miasme
and Lerat, that person, after some hes
itation, identified Miasme as the for
eigner who hired the boat. From
these facts Mulligan drew the conclu
sion that Miasme had made an attempt
to blow up the dockyard or the shipping
in Portsmouth harbor, and had per
ished by the premature explosion of
the bomb. And this conclusion was
shortly afterwards confirmed by ad
vices from the French police. These
were to the effect that among Paris
anarchists it was stated that the dock
yard was the object of attack, and
that since the attempt was made Mi
asme had been missing. It .was added
that much dissatisfaction existed re
garding La Revanche and his skill as
a bomb maker, but that, as he alone
among Londoa anarchists possessed
funds he still contrived, in spite of his
successive failures, to maintain his po
sition. "And long may he," was Inspector
Murphy's comment on reading this
eommtinication. "He's doing more to
suppress both anarchism and the
anarchists thau all the police in Europe
put together. The best thing that
could happen would be for him to go
on blowing up his friends until they're
all in fragments, and then for him to
blow up himself."
Inspector Murphy had not long to
wait. Some three weeks after this con
versation he received word of an at
tempted outrage at Hampton court
The inhabitants of the palace were
awakened about midnight by a tre
mendous explosion. The guard turned
out, and, after considerable trouble,
discovered the dead body of a man in
the gardens. Evidently he, like Roche
and Miasme, had been "exploded" him
self, as Inspector Murphy called it,
when attempting to blow up Hampton
court. On the inspector examining
the dead man he had no difficulty in
identifying him as the third of that
terrible trio of desperadoes Lerat.
Every one of them had perished by the
same means as they had used to mur
der the innocent congregation of Notre
The detectives were still engaged in
investigating the circumstances con
nected with this explosion when In
spector Murphy received a mysterious
note. It ran as follows:
All is discovered. Let La Revanche take
care. He thinks he has escaped, having fled
from London: but the arms of the brotherhood
stretch far. Tell him your agent-provooateur
that he is now in as great danger as he was
In Belgrave road. The avengers of blood are
after him. lie shall perish. (Signed)
"Hullo!" cried Inspector Murphy,
when he had read this note; "the third
failure has been too much for them,
and La Revanche is now to be blown
up himself. More power to their el
bows, I say."
"Relgrave road," said Mulligan;
"that's where he hung out, apparent
ly. Surely with such a straight tip as
that we should be fools if we failed to
lay hands on him."
"He has left it. though." said In
spector Murphy. "I don't know wheth
er we shouldn't let him and his friends
settle matters between them. It's an
other case of trabison! tra-hison!!
But the inspector was only joking,
and half an hour later he and Mulli
gan were in Belgravs road searching
for the lodgings of the missing M. La
Revanche. They soon discovered them,
too. though the name he had passed
under with his landlady was not La
Revanche, but Montagnard. The lady
gave a very peculiar description of
him, and stated that the cab which
took away him and his baggage went
to Victoria. He had not taken all his
luggage, and what he had left behind
demonstrated his identity with La
Revanche. It consisted of several un
charged bombs, a large bottle of sul
phuric acid and the materials for com
pounding an explosive powder of great
strength. Evidently he had left in a
To Mulligan was delegated the duty
of tracing the missing man. The task
was no easy one, and for more than a
month his reports were not altogether
satisfactory. He had traced La Re
vanche to Paris, but there for a long
time completely lost sight of him.
One morning just after Inspector
Murphy had reached his office at the
yard the door opened and in walked
Detective Sergeant Mulligan. Though
entirely unexpected, he was received
by his inspector without the slightest
indication of surprise.
"Well, what's up now?" Murphy
asked, in his quietest manner.
"Oh, I've finished the job, sir," re
"Found La Revanche?" asked Mur
phy. Mulligan nodded his head.
"Had him arrested?" asked Murphy.
Mulligan shook his head.
"Failed to establish his identity?"
asked Murphy, in a tone cf disappoint
ment. "No; I had some trouble over that,
but in the end he admitted it himself."
"Ad mitted it himself!' cried the in
spector. "And pray, why did the
French government refuse to arrest
"Because he's the young Comte de
la Targe, whose father, mother and
two sisters were murdered by Roche &
Co. at the Notre Dame explosion."
The inspector looked steadily at his
subordinate for a moment, then he
whistled to relieve his feelings.
"What are they going to do with
him?" he then asked.
"Decorate him and send him back to
his regiment in Siam," was the answer.
Not After Her.
The gentlemanly burglar raised his
hat in the dim, uncertain light of his
"Make no outcry,'' he whispered.
The woman with the strong, reliant
"What do you take me for?" she de
manded. "Pray calm yourself, madam," urged
the marauder, affably. "I assure yon
we have no design of taking you."
Filling a few sacks with silverwart
he made his adieu. Detroit Tribune.
The great emperor, Henry IV. of
Germany, was deposed and imprisoned
by his son. Knowing that he was to
be put to death, he managed to escape
and fled into exile. Aged, infirm and
utterly destitute, he applied to the
bishop of Spires for a place in a mon
astery. He said in his application: "1
have studied and have learned to sing,
and may be of some service to you."
SCHOOL. AND CHURCH.
The town of Girard, Kas., has three
iadies on its board of education, and
one of them, Mrs. Alice Haldeman, is
At Suva, in the Fiji islands the
corner-stone of a Roman Catholic ca
thedral has just been laid. It is to be
built of stone and dedicated to St. Paul.
The educational course at St. John,
N. B., will include the following sub
jects: Practical electricity, French,
singing, mechanical drawing and book
keeping. There is also a Chautauqua
Foreign commercial travelers in
Russia besides paying a tax, must
henceforth le provided with properly
attested papers of identification; their
passports must state the limit of time
of their permission to travel in the em
pire, and must distinct tell the reli
gious profession of the traveler.
The students at Rutgers college
have agreed to co-operate with the
faculty in the scheme for self-government
proposed by President Scott. A
standing committee, composed of per
sons chosen from the faculty and the
students, is to investigate all breaches
of discipline and recommend action
thereon to the faculty.
The IJaroness Langenau, of Vien
na, has been much persecuted by cer
tain Lutherans because she is a Meth
odist. She recently spoke at a meeting
of the West London mission, which is
conducted by Methodists, and pre
sented it with a necklace worth ten
thousand dollars, to be sold for the
benefit of the mission.
The university of Chicago an
nounces in its department of compara
tive religion special opportunities for
those intending to be missionaries.
For the winter quarter of the present
year it offers a three months course
in Hindi under the direction of Rev.
Fulton J. Coffin, who was engaged in
practical mission work among the peo
ple of India for several years. This
course is an addition to those on the
religions of non-Christian peoples.
At Athens the Greek government
has recently declared the whole region
lying lietween the Theseiou and the
monument of Lysicrates archaeological
ground, thereby compelling the pro
prietors to sell at prices to be fixed by
a commission of sworn experts. It is
believed that the American and Ger
man schools and the Archaeological so
ciety of Athens can easily raise the
funds needed to buy it up. The latter
society, in its excavations at Epidau
ros, has brought to light the stadium,
which is apparently intact. On sink
ing trenches across the area to a depth
of live yards or more, the rows of mar
ble chairs, each with its inscription,
which ran completely around the stadi
um, were found in their proper places.
It will be the first Greek stadium yet
known in its original state.
An appeal for help has recently
been made by the Bodleian library at
Oxford, which is the largest university
library in the world, and is surpassed
by only five national libraries, the
Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris, the
British museum, the Imperial library
at St. Petersburg, and the royal
libraries at Munich and Berlin. It re
ceives for all purposes S45.000 a year,
and needs money to support its staff;
to prepare its catalogue, which is now
years behind the times; to heat the
portrait gallery; to repair the build
ing, the finest public edifice of the time
of James I., and to provide shelves for
books in the Ashmolean museum,
which has just been put at its disposal.
The llixlleian containing over 500,000
volumes, the separate titles in the
catalogue amounting to 1,500,000; the
new accessions of books and pamphlets
are nearly 00.000 a 3-ear; it has the sec
ond largest numismatic collection in
the British empire. Books and coins
are declared by the librarian to be in a
state of chaos owing to the lack of
funds; the library needs at least S75,000
to be kept efficient, and he calls on the
public for assistance, as Oxford, owing
to the agricultural depression, is too
poor to support its own library.
HOPKINS AND HIS HAIR.
Wearing His Hat I'ut One Man's Locks In
"No wonder we get bald while we
are young," remarked Hopkins to a
group of friends who had met in the
office of one of their number. "There's
Whittaker"' pointing to a man at a
desk "I'll bet his hat hasn't been off
his head to-day."
"That's right," said Whittaker, cheer
fully. "I put it on at seven, when I
left home this morning, and ate my
lunch down town with it on, and it's
beginning to feel as if I had a brick in
"Why do you wear it in the office?"
asked one of the boys.
"Habit, that's all. I feel more at
home with it on. However, I might as
well take it off now and give my head
lie removed it suddenly and a batch
of letters fell to the floor. He stared
at them a moment, as if he could not
quite comprehend what they were do
ing there; then he laughed, but rathe
"My wife gave them to me to mail
this morning. They are to invite some
of her lady friends to a five o'clock tea,
or something, to-morrow afternoon.
Say, boys, I'll put a special delivery
stamp on each blessed one, and they'll
be in time."
"You'll be bald, just the same, old
boy," said Hopkins, maliciously. De
roit Free Press.
Making It Serious.
He had lingered at the gate in the
entrancing presence of the girl who it
all the world to him. Her father had
slammed the front shutters several
times, l.-it in vain. At last she mur
"What is it?"
"You have said good night several
"Why er so I have."
"I want to trust you but I can't
help wondering whether you mean
other things you say to me any more
than you do that." Washington Star.
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.
Z am not feeling well to-day.
But why I cannot see.
X had some Ice-cream 'cross the way.
And pancakes home for tea;
X also had some caramels.
And sugared almonds too:.
And when I met with Tommy Wells
A stick of fine tola.
Hut I was careful with each one
Too much of none I ate.
It cannot be that penny bun.
And yet the pain Is great.
X had six cookies, but I've had
Six cookies oft before;
They've never left me feeling bad.
Nor pickles three or more.
rhe soda-water couldn't make
Me 111 'twas nillle's treat.
X sort of think this fearful ache
Comes wholly from the heat.
Harper's Young Peopla
A Cat Has an Exciting: Ride on the Wings
of a WlndmiLL
Frank Dellan has an amusing story
of the adventures of a cat named
"Tiger" in St. Nicholas. The cat was
Jn disgrace from having been caught In
an attempt to purloin a bluefish from
the kitchen. So it set oil for an ad
jacent mill, to console itself with a
meal of mice.
The trip to the windmill was not,
however, a purely pleasant task; in the
first place, the tall mill itself was not
a homelike, familiar place, like a house
or a barn, particularly on windy days
when the four great sails were going
around with a creaking noise, upon
TIGER DID A DESPERATE TUVSQ.
one side and down on the other, fling
ing shadows that hurried over the
ground and up along the sides, while
from within the building came great
rumbling and buzzing sounds. Another
trouble was the fact that Mr. Hedges,
the miller, had a dog. This dog, "Jack,"
was in Tiger's eyes an ugly and dan
gerous brute. But Tiger was no cow
ard; his fears of the sails were simply
nervous, and he was not the cat to go
out of his way to avoid a dog. So he
Bet out for the mill.
Bnt it was one of those days when
everything seems to go wrong. Over
the corn field Tiger saw that the sails
were not at rest, but wheeling around
In a brisk wind, and when opposite the"
miller's house, although he kept him
self carefully in the high grass, he was
espied by Jack, who challenged him"
with a sharp bark. Tiger pretended
not to hear this, and passed slyly on be
yond the mill, to deceive the dog", who,
as he well knew, would object to his
hunting there, although it was sheer
malice on Jack's part to grudge his
neighbor a few mice, for the miller's
cat was old and lazy, and he himself
despised any smaller game than rats.
At length, by keeping under cover of
the beach-plum and bay bushes, Tiger
reached his goal, and soon took up a
position near a promising-looking hole
by the shady side of the shingled mill;
this happened to be also on the leeward
6ide, 60 that the huge arms as they
wheeled around were not in sight. It
was a good, quiet place to compose his
ruffled nerves. Tiger no longer felt
too restless to lie in wait, so he tucked
hfs feet comfortably und his body,
curled his tail around them and settled
down to await some foolish mouse.
But the windmill mice were probably
well fed and in the habit of taking
noonday naps, for not the tip of a nose
or the faintest squeak came from the
hole. Tiger grew drowsy. Luckily
for himself, he did not fall quite asleep,
for he was in more danger than the
mice for whom he had set an ambush.
Jack, the cross terrier, divining the
poacher's intentions, was stealing a
march on him. Without a growl of
warning he had crossed the road from
the miller's house and, noiselessly gain
ing tbe little rise on which stood the
mill, caught sight of the unsuspecting
cat calmly seated, his nose toward the
mouse hole and his back toward the
coining danger. With a startling yell
Jack sprang toward his victim.
It was shabby of Jack to take Tiger
off his guard, and it is not a matter of
the slightest reproach-to the courage
of Tiger that, roused to his peril at the
last moment, he gave a desperate bound
It was a race for life! Around the
mill they flew there was no tree, no
place of refuge near, but Tiger's small
er size gave him an advantage on the
circular race track. Five times the
race had gone around the mill when
suddenly Tiger did a desperate thing.
The lower end of one of the great sails
happened to sweep near the ground
just ahead of him; he made a great for
ward and upward bound, clutched the
framework and canvas, and instantly
was borne aloft toward the clouds as if
by the arm of a friendly giant; it was
enough to make a cat's head swim, but
Tiger was safe if he could keep his
hold, for in a few moments the baffled
terrier was barking furiously forty feet
The Landlady's Tip.
New Boarder (complainingly) -I can't
eat this steak, madam.
Mrs. Slimdiet (accommodatingly)
YouTl find an excellent dentist right
opposite. N. Y. Weekly.
THE WATER SPIDER.
Its Tafte Inclines to "a Life on the 07eaj(
Some of the spider family have a Ukf
ing for living in or near the water.
Most of the spider family with which;
you are familiar live in the corners of
rooms or in dark closets. But this
water spider has quite a curious home,
end if you look sharp you may find onq
of them some day on the banks of a
This curious little spider builds a
pretty house of silk about the shape o
a thimble. This house is fastened;
among the water plants growing
under the water, and naturalists tell
us that when her house is finished tha
spider carries air in her body, bubbla
by bubble, until she fills her tiny
house under the water full of air. In
this house she lives, carrying her food
down there to eat, and making her
nursery in one corner of the houie.
And here her children live until they
grow big enough to build little thimble-castles
Another curious little fellow is
called the raft spider. This creatura
constructs an odd little raft of leaves
iid sticks, held together by the silken
threads which all spiders use. On this
raft the spider sails about, not stop
ping in any one place, but steering hia
little boat wherever the fancy takes
him. His food consists of small in
sects which he finds in the watet
arouud him. He is said to be able to
run upon the water as well as sail upon
it, so altogether he is quite an accom
plished creature. His little raft is his
home, his castle, his yacht and his
nursery, and he doubtless finds "a Ufa
on the ocean wave" quite to his taste,
N. Y. World.
THE DANCING DOLL.
How to Mk m Whirling Creators ot
Faint and Pasteboard.
Draw on fine pasteboard or bristol
board a doll about a foot high and
paint her face and hair handsomely;
then cut her out, says the Dolls' Dress
maker. Make separately from the
doll a pair of pasteboard arms and a
pair of legs of the same material, and
paint the hands and feet. The doll's
wast must be covered with a body or
corsage of silk or satin, lined and
made shapely with a little wadding.
Cover the arms with white sleeves of
crape or thin muslin; let them be wide
and full and confine them at the wrist.
Sew on the arms to the shoulders or
bust of the doll. They must be made
as if she were holding out her frock
Prepare a silk skirt and plait on to
the doll's waist, concealing the joint
with a belt or sash. Y'ou may add an
apron of thin crape trimmed with rib
bon and tucked up at one corner with
a small flower.
Put silk shoes on her feet, having
sewed on the legs of the doll in such a
manner that they will move easily
from the knees.
Take a' small spool or ball of black
sewing silk. Pass one end of it through,
the body of the doll, and, having mads
a large knot at this end, tie it to the bai
of a chair. Slip the doll around th
thread of silk till she is about a yard
from the chair. Then place yourself in
front of her, holding the spool in youi
hand; you may 6tand two yards from
the dolL Jerk the thread up and down
so as to move the doll, and make hex
feet go as if they were dancing.
When you are about to put her away
draw in the thread close to her back
(the knot will prevent its coming
through), wind up the spool and lay it
with the doll in her box or drawer.
There must be a flat skirt of paste
board under the silk skirt to shape it
out, and to the middle of this paste
board the legs must be loosely fastened,
but not so as to endanger their drop
The Crown Frince of Prussia.
I- T- " JS fl - . T.
irwn x nnce r rcuencn vz i russia
is now in his twelfth year. He is so far
advanced in his studies and so mature
for his age that Emperor William is
thinking of giving him an establish-
ment of his own, with a separate11
retinue of servants, in order that hcre
may early learn to govern. The crow
prince is a remarkably bright Iq-'
and Is said by an English visitor
the place to speak our langV
fluently and talk it, not only
but well. , road as at
e SB corner
make. Ills Do Bfn the Pcrolh!
Thomas Meredith, a Chicaelump of wil
owns a printing press and JJe 'ifam'g'
foundland dog. At first gland up Pawnee
doesn't seem to be much elkes the H sec
between them, but ThomaV
one. He has rigged up a Tough section 16-13-
mill in which h fastens m commencing of
miii, in wnicn ne iastense(1 to road
this way he gains eufflc section 18 12-10, as
run his printing press.ri;d ,n fvr of the
0,4 , objections thereto, or
course not a very large J be Bled in the county
re noon on the 15th day
A Crack Shot A or such road will be
It Is not often thaJvicKSON, county clerk,
boy is a fine rifle- she"
Holland, of Atlanta
tion. He is a brigh
a true eye and a j
can put his ball
fifty feet. That
more than one
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