The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, October 03, 1889, Image 4

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Night settled down so gradually,
as it of ten does at sea after a clear
lay, that it was dark before they
were aware of it. Along the horizon
stretched a clear amber streak of
fading light that seemed fastened to
the sky by silver stars stuck here
and there in its upper edsre. In the
northern heavens the pole had al
ready flung out its starry pennants,
and they fancied that they saw the
two dippers flutter a moment before
beginning their glorious round.
He laughinglv spoke of the north
star as the center ofahugh carousal,
and proposed that they take a turn
on the Great Bear. All lovers are
poets. At least in the first flush of
passion. They were very happy, but
neither thought of inquiring into the
cause ot the foolinh ecatacy. They
laughed at the odd fancies with a
trembling joyousness that sent the
blood coursing through their veins;
she felt her face flush, and instinctive
ly put her hand up to it. Forgetting
for the moment that it was
night, they laughed because they
loved each other, though both
were deceived, and thought it was
their droll fancies that made them
mirthful. It seemed natural to them
to be together, and to be happy,
They did not seek explanations
of that which demanded none. They
stopped now and then in their walk
on the deck of the great steamer to
look over the side at the streaks ol
phosphorescence coursing back in
the foam from the prow, or at the
dim heaving waves, and "their white
arms tirelessly tossing" in the gloom;
or they watched a gay company ot
emigrants on the lower deck, (lanc
ing boisterously to the music of an
uccordeon. Everything gave them
pleasure. They looked at the world
(the microcosm of an ocean steamer)
through the colden tinted atmos
phere of dawning love, nnd were un
conscious of the source of this
fresh beauty. It grw late, the pas
sengers one by one went be
low, the sounds from the lower deck
died away, the deck steward folded
up the line of steamer chairs one af
ter another and stowed them away
lor the night. Soon all was quiet,
save for an occasional sound of
laughter from the smoking room or
the shuffle ol a sailor across the deck,
or the voices of the forward ' watch
speaking to the officer on the bridge,
Behind all this was the pulsating
throb ot the great engines, of which
after a few days at sea one becomes
almost unconscious; it seems as nat
ural as the sound of your own voice
or the noise of your own footsteps.
They wandered up and down the
dark, deserted deck in joyous free
dom, talking fitfully on indifferent
topics, that suddenly seemed to take
on a fresh and lively interest. In
the atmosphere of love common
places become delicious epigrams,
and conversational trifles glow
with poetic leeling. He dared not be
serious in his talk, some vague force
restrained him: the volcanic fires of
love and passion were gradually
working to the surface of conscious
ness, but were not yetready to burst
A slight shiver brought him to a
sense of present realities, and a na
tive thoughtfulness asserted itself.
"It is getting chilly. You ought
to go below," he said.
"Oh! it is beautiful here. I could
stay for ever," she replied in a tone
that showed that she expressed a
simple, natural feeling, which ap
parently had no relation to hercom
panion. He perceived this, but
nevertheless his soul was a glow in
an instant; he felt his heart flutter
and his mouth and throat parch as
by a sudden heat. Words, images,
uttern nces fierce, passionate, tender
minded inn confusing, burning mass
in his mind; nnother instant and the
lava streams of passion would have
burst the crust.
"This air isn't the best thing for
the young lady, sir," said a voice,
which aroused and restrained him.
The Captain had jnst stepped out of
his cabin to go up on the bridge.
"The breath of the banks is in the
atmosphere," and he tentatively
sniffed the air. "W'll run into the
fog before morning," he added, as he
went tip the ladder to his post.
They walked slowly back to the
main hatchway in silence. Once
more he felt the impulse to passion
ate utterance, but the delay had
brought a feeling of conscious hesi
tation, and he restrained himself.
The lights in the dining room sa
loon were turned low. They linger
ed an instant before parting,though
neither spoke a word. He felt the
storm coming, and with a sudden
tear for the result he seized her hand,
kissed it passionately many times,
and hurried away, catching a last
glimpse of her eyes fixed upon him,
wondering, yet tenderly. After he
reached his stateroom that last look
became more distinct: there was
something in it that made him long to
go to her again, to tell her that he
brad her. As he dropped off to
top her face glided from his waking
thought into his dreams, which
were strange and happy.
chapter n.
Towards midnight the stars in the
wt faded, and those orerbead were
gradually Wotted oat; at last the
fog dosed in, and the steamer seemed
tmtisg to a noirem of dark, impen
etrable mist. All at once the mourn
ful reiterating "cry of the foghorn be
gan, but thesouud sea reel vpenetrat
ed the thick misty folds. The throb
of the screw became slower and slow
er;tne steamer was leeling her way
through the dense atmosphere. Oc-
casionally the men on the forward
deck the watch had been increased
shouted a few words to the officers
on the bridge. A signal flashed along
the electric wires down into the
heart of the vessel to the engineers.
The great wheels stopped. Then for
for a moment the silence was
intense. The ship lay like
a huge monster, waiting breathless
ly for its prey. One heard only the
slappmg of the waves against the
sides. Ifanv sound of warning had
been sent forth from fur across the
waters the fog had wrapped and
choked it in its terrible folds. Once
more the steamer moved on slowly
through the mist.
Suddenly a dark shape loomed up
in the log to tho starboard. With
one voice two men of the lorward
watch shouted wildly to the captain
who at the same instant had sent an
order below. The great steamer
veered from her course. The men
and officers stood breathlessly rooted
to the deck. A moment later they
heard faint sounds and voices out in
the fog. Thecaptain seized a speak
ing horn and shouted with all his
might. The dark shape became more
definite in outline. A hugeprow was
bearing down on them. Thecaptain
gave order to go ahead
full speed. It was too late,
There was a terrible stunning crash
A sickening quiver ran through the
ship; the sound of the crunching of
great timbers was heard, then
shrieks, and all was confusion and
Felix was thrown from his berth by
the shock of the collision. He lay
a moment on thefloorlookingabout
dazedly, and conscious of a painful
bruise along his side. Then the
shrieks in the hallways, the shouts
on deck, the roar of the pouring wa
ter gave him a realization of what
had happened. The thought of
Adele flashed into his mind. He was
on his feet in an instant; and in an
other moment had dragged on some
clothes, and was fighting his way to
the deck through the tramp
ling, maddened crowd of half-
dressed passengers that surged
and shrieked up the stairway. On
deck terror and frenzied confusion
reigned. The officers were vainly
trying to get together the crews of
the life-boa ts. The waterrushed into
the hole in the stern with a terrify
ing, ominous roar. J he great vessel
lurched toward the starboard, and
the cry of the steerage passengers,
some of whom were drowning in their
berths, arose above the din. The
st.-rn of the steamer was gradually
sinking, and Felix, had a sickening
sensation as he felt the deck falling
away under his feet. The stern sank
very fast, and the inclination of the
deck in that direction was becoming
so sharp that it required an effort to
stand erect. Every second the mass
of passengers crowded towards the
bow became larger and more frenzied.
Hundreds of men and women from
the (steerage climbed up to the
deck and thronged and crushed, for
ward, shouting for their friends,
yelling purposelessly in the insanity
of the moment, swearing, weeping,
praying. Felix fought his way
through them up the deck. He must
find Adele. Where could she be? He
felt that she was calling him; he tried
to distinguish the words in the wild,
confused babel. "Felix! Felix!" Yes,
he heard her voice on the starboard
side. With almost brutal violence
he shouldered apath across the deck.
Back and forth he ran. That part
of the deck was almost deserted, and
very dark. The glare of the lights
and torches made only a broad
streak where it came through the
entrance to the main stairway.
"Adele," he cried, "where are you?"
Then he caught sight of a dark form
moving on one of the benches.
He was by her side in an in
stant. She threw herself into his
arms with a low, happy cry, and
burried her head in his breast, Bob
bing for joy. "I knew you would
come, she murmured. "How my
heart cried out' for you,"
"I heard it, Adele," he answered
"It will be so beautiful to , die to
gether," she said.
There was no reserve in her voice
or manner, but the perfect assurance
of her mutual love.
Her words, though they sent a
surge of exultant joy through his
wnoie being, brought back the sense
of present dangers, which for the j
moment had slipped below the con
sciousness. .Now he heard again the
horrible din on the larboard deck.
terrified cries of women, shouts and
curses of men, hoarse calls of officers
to the men; he felt again the omin
ous falling away of the deck beneath
them, faint calls and sounds came
floating out of the gray gloom; the
other ship was sending out boats
to take them off. Felix was aroused
to nction in an instant.
"I will save you, Adele. Wait
here one moment."
In that state of supersensuous
happiness which the first delicious
abandonment of self to lore brings
to a woman's heart she scarcely un
derstood his words. They sounded
rough and strange. She wished to
think of nothing out him and their
love. She could not bring herself to
realize their danger. With a sudden
touch of tho coquetry of new-born
love she exclaimed:
"Ah! Felix! you do not love me.
He elapsed her in his arms.
The confused sound of voices be
came more tumultuous they were
taking off passengers in ths baats.
"Adele." said be, in sudden agony,
"we must be saved. We cannot give
up this beautifnl life so soon."
hat is this lite? Our love will
not end here. But it would have
been very sweet, for the world is so
beautiful when one loves." There
was a rapture in her tone and man
ner that made his own emotion seem
feeble, though he lelt its height and
depth. This complete sweet surren
der of herself a wed him, it was so
strange and beautiful. He kissed
her forehead reverently, and then
rushed away to the other side of the
A sickening feeling of sympathy
struck into his heart as he saw the
crowd of maddened, despairing
wretches trying to get to the boats
that had been lowered. In the hor
rible confusion only two had klieen
manned, and the officers were fight
ing back the men and tryingto single
women and children out of the
trampling mass of humanity.
He went back to her side.
"It is of no use, Adele, the boats
cannot take them all." They sat
down together on the bench where
he first lound her. He put his arm
about her, her head rested on his
shoulder, and they looked into each
other's faces. Felix bent overthrew
himself passionately across her
breast, nnd kissed her full on the lips.
As he drew back, the gleam of the
love-rapture in her eyes sent a thrill
of fresh, intense happiness through
his soul.
"Why did you leave me last night,
Felix?" she asked. "Did you not see
that I loved vou? I hardly know it
myself, but it was that. I was so
happy with you. I did not try to
think why. And after you kissed
my hand und went away, I know why
it was. It was because I love you
and you love me. I felt as sure of
you as I did of myself.
1 could notgo lo bed anil to sleep,
so I lay down on the couch in the
cabin nnd dreamed outawhole beau
tiful life for us. I thought it real,
and was happy. But nov that I
know it cannot be 1 am none the less
happy. Are we not together, and do
you not love me? I ask for nothing
more, l elix, my beloved!
She lav back on his brpast, his
arms were about her, nnd she looked
up into his eyes with infinite love and
trust and happiness. Their lips met
in a long rapturous kiss.
"Dearest, lie said, "this moment
of love cannot be all for us. It is
too pure and sweet and glorious.
We die together."
I lie snip gave a sudden lurch, and
began sinking rapidly, swaying, fall
ing away from under them.
Oh, God! cried lelix, "I cannot
give you up thekiss ofyour mouth,
your warm, sweet breath on my face,
your beautiful lovingeyes, the touch
ofyour hand. I cannot I cannot.
What will we lie, Adele? Not to take
you in my arms, not to kiss you,
not to hear your voice. Oh, God! it
must not be. 1 will save us, I must!"
He sprang up. It was too late.
The deck was level with the water's
edge. He looked about in agony.
1 he shrieks of the passengers rose
above the roaring of the water that
surged over tho great vessel. He
turned and looked down into Adele s
eyes, then sank on his knee by her
side, her arms slippedabouthisneck,
his head was pillowed for a moment
on her breast.
'My darling,' she murmured, "it
will be well. Denth has no more
mysteries than life. Love will take
us through the dark ways, love that
is of the soul and spiritual. I knew
not perfect faith until I loved you.
We are going out into the unknown,
but together, my beloved, and some
thing smiles and beckons us!"
1 he great ship trembled as in a
final airony.
She leaned her face closer to his.
"Kiss me, darling,"hecried. "Iet
nie feel your lips against mine. Oh,
God. foreive us and make usreadv!"
1 her lips met. His head was on
her breast, and his cheek against
hers; they were clasped fast in each
other's arms.
A preat pulf yawned in the sea.
The Htearner half turned on its side,
then plunged down, down, down.
Huge waves toppled over into the
abyps, and then all was n seething,
whirling confusion of raging waters,
wildly tossing and roarinp in the
night and mist.
Pasteur's Treatment of Hydrophobia,
M. Tasteur is responsible for the
statement that out of 7,000 people
who have undergone his treatment
for hydrophobia the total number
of deaths has been seventy-one, or 1
per cent. Two hundred and fourteen
of these patients were English sub
jects, treated in Paris. Of these
there were live unsuccessful cases af
ter oompletion of the treatment and
two more during the treatment. The
methods followed have been contin
ually undergoing improvement, so
that last year, out of a total of six
ty four English persons bitten by
mad dogs and treated in Paris, not
a single ense has succumbed, al
though ten were bitten on the head
and others on the limbs, often to n
very serious extent. Detroit Free
Car loas Result of Cigarette Hmokinf,
Two young men of our town ad
dicted to the constant smoking ol
cigarettes aresingulnrly affected, not
so much in tnind as in body. They
are becoming spotted all over theit
bodies, giving them the appearance
of leopards. Their minds, though
now apparently sound, are in im-
minent danger, for their nerrouc
systems are no affected that neithei
of tbem can sleep without smoking
several of those abominal cigarette
after retiring Hnrrodsburg (Ky.)
Saying and Doings. ,
Plan for Constructing a Substantial and Useful
Homemade Harrow for the Small
Sum of One Dollar.
VtlM of Cotton Sd Compact the WHart Grtwnd Ry
for Pitting The Poor Condition of Cl ta.
Gownl Farm and Stock Note
The following in a plan for a homemade
harrow. It should lie used after
harrow9 to make the ground fine and
smooth. Take seven pieces of board four
feet loig, five inches wide and one inch
thick; fasten them strongly together with
nails; then bore hole three Inches apart in
the cross piece for the large eight inch
nails, so that thev will go through snugly
and stay with the heads cue inch above
I !.
t t tJU- TitlH
tho loards. Then they can lie driven
down if desired at any time. I'ut a chain
or any fastening at one corner, as the har
row should l e drawn corueiwise. Two
can be hinged together if desired. The
expend will be from 75 cents to 1 if tlie
Implement be made at home. There will
be fifteen large nails in each cross piece
sixty in alL
blieei and Calves In Corn'lclrli.
Weeds are likely to escape in the latter
cultivation of the corn, and other weeds
spring up after cultivation is ended. It is
these weeds which foul the land for future
years. The weeds In the corn field are
neglected during the hurry of grain and
the hay harvest, threshing, hauling ma
nure, and preparing the ground for wheat
But even better than is the scythe are the
sheep. Let them have the run of the
corn fields during the autumn. They like
the shade of the rows. They will nibble
oil the lower blades of the corn, but this
Is In no wise an Injury to the crop. The
sheep will also find every weed and bunch
of grass. Their scent is sharp, and they
will discover weeds that would lie over- j
looked, there are very few weeds in
deed that will not be cropped by sheep, es
pecially of the Merino breed; they crop so
close to the ground that the weeds will
hardly start again. The spring calves, if
not too strong, may well be put with the
sheep. T'nless unusually large, they will
not damage the corn, and will iret consid
erable feed wnich would otherwise be
Iacli Vcl)on.
I)r. W. W. .Steil sounds a note of warn
ing in regard to peach yellows, which
fruit growers and farmers should heed.
lie says that agents from Infected districts
of other states are now selling nursery
stock, and advises buyers to patronize
nurseries which so far are free from the
dread disease. The following article by
P. J. Birckmans in the .Southern Farm
will be read with interest:
1 regret that I cannot give you an article
for publication which would prove of value
so far as giving a preventive to this de
structive scourge.
As to its eradication there appears so
far no other method suggested than the
uprooting and immediate burning of all
trees affected by the yellows.
L'ntil a few weeks since I had never
seen a genuine case of peach yellows In
Georgia, but this dlseae has unmLstakably
made Its appearance in several places In
, South Carolina, near the City of Augusta.
x From all that I can learn the yellows fo!
lowed the planting of peach trees which
were sold at auction in Augjsta three
. years ago, the trees being brought from
either the west or the north. I was told
by the owner of the affected orchard that
the disease has affected trees planted sev
eral years previous to the introduction of
the "auction trees," thus showing that 1
Is contagious.
The United States department of agri
culture has lately Issued a most elaborate
and practical "report upon peach yellows
by Mr. Erwln F. Smith," who was ap
pointed a special agent for the Investiga
tion of this disease, and who has performed
his work most carefully.
In a map accompanying the report, it
PPe that a large area in South Carolina
and Georgia is affected.
In South Carolina fully on-half of the
" iri as affected. It be
gin at a point on the Savannah river near
Augusta, and extends to the mountains.
In Georgia, the area marked upon the
map as effected extends from Marshallvllle
w marietta and Include, all the lerritory
" 1 to the Alaba in. line
"e WTecd Iir' cover fully one third of
lb P,1 the state,
Mr- E"!ln Smith U of the opinion
tn4t pramM destruction of affected tree
br are, If practiced throughout the com
munltr, i4U greatly hlndar u '.
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raft will appear from time to tun". w
some year Uiao others, hut there will be
no outbreak comparable to au epidemic.
From fhii it i evident that in order to
free a locality from the "yellow every
owner of a peach tree should agree to de
stroy any tree ai soon as It show symp
toms of the disease, as by no other means
can the spread be prevented, la some
states, Michigan fur Instance, laws have
been enacted for the destruction of affected
trees. All owners of such tree refusing
to comply with the notice of the commis
sion appointed by the county shall be
liable to a fine not exceeding 1100 and
costs. This act was In force lour years
from 1875 to 187!. In 1S79 this law was
I further amended, and again in 11. when
an additional enalty, a thice mouths' Im
prisonment, was added.
We could very easily arrive at the de-
sired results in localties atlectea oy yenows
in Georgia without resorting to the harsh
mea-iures which aie In force in Sliebigaii
and in Ontario, if our people will unite to
this end.
Tare or Sm ret I'omtM and Onion.
The principal requisite In keeping sweet
potatoes is to store them away absolutely
free from bruises or cuts. To accomplish
this, plow out one side of the row and
throw out the bunch of tutors by plunging
the spading-fork in at the opposite side.
As soon as they are dried, sort carefully,
rubbing them as free from dirt as possible.
and put such as are to be ttored away at
cir-e Into the boxes or barrels where they
are to remain. Lay them in by hand; do
not pour them from ba-kets. Then lift
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mi jruiiuS,- uiw me uiiu .lu.i . -
rived at destination lift them out without
tumbling or rolling and set 1hem down as
carefully as if they were barrels of eggs.
This is less trouble and expense thau to
pack them in sand, shavings, or cotton
seed meal, and serves tho same purpose.
The reason why sweet potatoes are so
difficult to keep Is that they are so rich In
sugar, containing as compared with the
common potato nearly seven per cent of
soluble sugar, In place of a similar amount
of starch, and whenever the cuticle Is
broken the omnipresent sMires of fungi
lake root and lapldly piotuce discoloration
and dry or vet rot. The be-t place for
storing Is a cool, dry, well-ventilated
room where the tcmierature may 1 kept
between forty and fifty degrees Fahren
I.a.-t year, having one sweet potato
ridge, about six hundred feel long, left
after setting the last plants, 1 opened a
drill along the lop and sowed carrot seeds
in it. When harvest time came I plowed
down one side of the ridge- and threw out
tho carrots eas;iy with the fork, Instead of
searching for them ileep In the bowels of
the earth. The long, smooth, well-shaped
roots obta'ned determined me to try the
same method for the entire crop tills year,
and present indications are that I shall not
be disappointed at the result.
In gathering Hie onion crop, unless tho
stand is much evener than most people se
cure, them will be a quantity of bulbs too
small for market and too large, apparently,
for sets. It Is sometimes a questiou as to
what disposition shall be made of these
latter. Having a quantity of them on
hand last spring, I used them for planting
my earliest onion bed, and almost as soon
as (lie new growth commenced, they we r
ready for marketing as green onions.
They came In very much sooner than those
Biuwn irom me smaller sets, and conse
quently brought Hie best prices. A neigh
bor came over as wo were gathering tho
last irom the bed of five square rods and
suggested that "ho guessed in the long run
nogs and com would pay better than
onions." So taking out my note book,
investigated the facts, and found that the
live rods had yielded 00 branches worth
net 13,. 20, or at the rate of t s7(U0 per
at rc. j ins was as much as my neighlior
could reasonably hope to secure from his
sixty acres devoted to corn and hogs, and
1 think the cost of production was rather
iu my favor. James K. liceve.
lulling I'otatoe.
Many years of experiment illustrates the
fact that with ordinary good and well cul
tivated soil the best crops of potatoes are
obtained by flat culture. The percentage
of loss with hilling varies with tho depth
of the soil and tho abruptness of the hill
ing; but with common treatment, such as
we generally see through the country, the
lbjr killing is about 15 per cent, and
sometimes more. With slight ridging It Is
less. The accompanying fiKUrc ,how the
way in which this loss occurs, the cr0M
ectlon of the hill representing thb tutors
" Ul,nea lMly deep underground at
the expense of the smaller roots and fibre
more remote from the stem, which are
1I1 bare and torn in hoeiug ,,nd llm,lgi
The value of cattle In T.,.. i
mast t ,11" mmhft "ye
This may seem anamolous, but
7efe.e ,ru.. Thous.d.d
pipped out of Texas llllt ,
fly have been hlpM out h(rd
L..Lk v binoitd n",
hve eracuaM the rt From now
Tm will UBuchhUsuU their vaiu.
A Monastic Community Where
men Are Not Allowed to
Nothing is more curious than
iuuj me e ii ecu upon a, large oc if
of the total exclusion of the female se
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wonly thought that men by theraselvJ
min$t grow rude and savaje; that it istf
women we ewe all the graces aad
finemenU cf social intercourse. XotM
tog can be fur tber from the truth.
veniure w say u:ai in ail the worll
there is not so p?rfet!y polite at
orderly a society as that of Athos. J
rerja-da hospitality and gracious man
ners the monks and their servants pj
to ehame the most polished westrJ
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people. Iiorder, tumult, confnsb,
seem impossible in this land of peace!
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, " j ll"' aquaouie
uout the rights or property. thctJ
.iiuia icitncu vj wwourw and
Ueterminoa oy argument of advocate
not by disputing: and hijrh words aroond
the climants. While life and prom-rtJ
are still unsafe on the mainland and or
the sister peninsula of Cassandra and
Longos, Athos has been for ectiturieJ
as secure as any county in KnHand
So far, then, all the evidence is in favor
oi me restriction. .Many of the monk
bo in if curried to the peninsula in carld
juuui, nuvo comjiifieiy ior'oucn wliHH
a woman is hko except for tho brown,
smoky pictures of the I'unagia with
her infant. In all tho churches, which
tho strict iconography of the orthdor
church has inrulo as unlovely nnd non-
human as it Is possible for a picture to
' be.
So far, so well Ilut if ths monks
tmnirined thev could fcimnlv
.i . .. . ' f J
mo oiner sex irom their lifo
wiijf ijmh i.iu uijiiuim i-MniiHj jui'iiees Itiey
were mistaken. What strikus the
traveler is not tho rudeness, the un
tidiness, the discomfort of a purely
male society; it is rather in dullness
and depression. Some, of the older
monks were indeed jolly enough;
they drunk their wine mid
r.r.1. V.,,t tVw. .U..IA.. ... ..
1 their jokes freoly. Hut the novice who
attend at the tables, ttio men nnd boys
who had como from tho mainland to
work as servants, muleteers, laborers,
seemed all suffering under a perma
nent depression nml sadness. Tim
town of Knryos is the most somber
and g looiny placo I ever sua-. There
are no laughing groups, no singing, no
games among the hoys. Everyone
looked serious, solemn, listless, vacant,
as the case may ho. but devoid of keen
ness and intcret in life. At first ono
might euHpeet that the monks were
hard task-masters, ruling their ser
vants as slaves; but this is not the real
solution. It is that tho main source
of interval und cause of quarrel in all
these animals, human nnd other, does
not occur. For tho dullness was not
confined to tho young monks or laity
it hud invaded even tho lower animals.
') ho torn -outs, which wore in crowds,
passed one another in moody silence
along tho roofs. They Kceme.l per
manently dumb. And if tho cocks hail
not lost their voleo and crowed fre
quently in tho small hours of the morn
ing their note seemed to ma a wail,
not a challenge tho clear though un
conscious expression of a just want in
their lives.
ffariln of Whdnm.
Emulation looks out for merits that
she may exalt herself by a victory;
envy spies out blemishes thnt sho may
lower another by a defeat Colton.
Hooks p-ivo tho samo turn to our
thoughts that company does to our
conversation, without loading our
memories, or mnkin? us even sensiblo
of the chanjre. Swift.
Hut calamity is, unhappily, tho usual
season of reflection, nn f tho wide of
men will not often Buffer reason to have
any hcoo until it can be no longer of
service. Hurko.
All thinirsarc admired, cither because
they nro new or becausj they are great.
Jxird liacon.
An author is in llio condition of
culprit; the public are his judges; by
allowing too much, and condescending
too fur, ho may injure his own cause;
and by pleadiny and asserting too bold
ly he may displease tho court. Trior.
Arc we not to pity and supply tho
poor, thotiL'h they have no relation to
us? JS'o relation? That cuinot foe.
The (fospcl styles them all our brethren;
uay, they have a nearer relation to us
our fellow-members; and both those
from their relation to our Savior him
elf, who calls them his brethren.
To bo angry about trifles is moan nnd
childish; to rae and bo furious is
brutish; and to maintain perpetual
wrath is akin to tho practice and
temper of devils; but to prevent and
suppress rislnjj resentment is wise and
glorious, lg manly and divine Dr. I.
There is no (greater unreasonableness
in the world than in the designs of am
bition; for it makes tho present certain,
ly miserable, unsatislied. troublesome
and diseonled, for tho uncertain ac
quisition of an honor which nothing
can secure; and. besides a thousand
possibilities of miscarrying-, it relies
upon no creator certainty than our life;
and when wo nro dead, all tho world
see who was the fool. Jeremy Taylor.
Ths HsMlmf! Port.
Many years ago, when tho first Dutch
ambassador was sent to tho jnrta, he
visited tho sultan. "What d oos tho
dog want?" asked the sultan. Tbi
was translated in a speech full of or
nate oriental compliments, ani tho am
bassador replied In the saws strain.
"Let the doff feed," answorod tho sul
tan, "and, when tho do? Is fed, kick
tho dog out!" Tho ambassador was do
lighted with tho sultan's compliments.
The sultan felt that ho hod hold his
own, and tho treaty was sljr led next
DmmIIUmi f i Fsaosa Chartk.
The famous old church of St Kdmund
the King In Lombard street, la London
one of Wren's churches is to bo de
molished. In tho church it buriod
Shute, who was sent to Italy in VM
by the earl of Warwick to stu ly archi
tecture and who publlshod as tho result
of hi studies, "Architecture's First
and Chief (Jrouodei."