The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, March 22, 1894, Image 8
TOPICS OF THE TIMES. A CHOICE SELECTION OF INTER ESTING ITEMS. FPlim ( taw Da-aUatavt4 mm The man who judges the wheat sarket by the size of the baker's loaf i a sure loser. A Chicago preacher tells us that Mows waa the father of socialism. Gearly a mistake. Moses was the lather of C-ershom. Exodus, 11, 22. And of Eliezer. Exodus. : vlii, 4. Some are endowed with good tem per in a much greater degree than others. The gift can however be in creased by the effort to cultivate it Each one can nourish it In himself If he only conies to appreciate its value su!ticiently. Let the motive be present and the sacrifice will be forthcoming. William Novak, a person who keeps a saloon In Chicago, is a hu morist who should be sent to tiie penitent ary and kept there. He puts snuff Into other men's beer and kills them. This Is but a feeble form of wit It is not nearly so hu morous as pointing a loaded gun at a friend, rocking a rowboat or lulling a chair from beneath a person about to sit down. Mr. Novak lack? in ventiveness. He should be perma nently retired. Toe young bloods of England who enter the array pursuant to custom and in onrormlty with a long-prevailing style, are having more seii ous matters in Africa than to hunt wild game or bask in tropcal luxuriance. They have teen' having several kinds of fighting lately; and, however the enemy may fare, there Is always a list of deaths that carry sadness to the homes back in England. This constant eddeavor oa tiie part of that country to extend her domain is attended with a good many drawbacks. 'TiiK fate of the Kearsarge, which went on a reef in Central American water, has been the fate of many of the old style of American men of-war. Yessels constructed at the time the Kearsarge was on the ways were not provided with water tight bulkheads and apartments. A hole punch d in any part of them meant ao almost instantaneous flush ing of the lower decks and escape from sinking was next to impossible. The 11 S. 8. Ashulot which struck Lamock's Rock in the China sea in 1882. went down in less than thirt--ve minutes, notwuhstand ng ever artifice taught at Annapolis to pre vent it was practiced. Less fortu mate than was the Kearsarge, the Ash dot lost eleven men. Hulls of vessels of the Kearsarge class are old and have weathered the storms of too many years to admit of their being safe. They should be put out of com mission before they cause loss of life. Many women expose themselves recklessly to robbers. They go into thoroughfares and public places car. tying costly bags on frail chains or frailer clasps. They wear diamonds fn their ears from breakfast all day. They advertise their ossession of tine watches by showing them conspicu ously on their gowns, in most cases secured bv slight attachments. They carry well filled purses in their hands and often lay the tempting articles down absent-mindedly in stores and oa cafe tables. At street corners, when waiting for cars, they will open wallets disclosing rolls of bills, and, having extracted a small amount of change, will drop the wallet into an Mitslde pocket where the observant hief will easily find It, hustling the ansuspecting victim In a crowd or sitting beside ber in a car. A rich woman of New York whe is missing went out early in the day with sev eral thousand dollars' worth of dia monds on her person. It is feared, and Justly, that she has been waylaid for the jewels. The wonder is that mora women are not robbed. Some of the Indians on the Navajo reservation attended the World's SaJr, where they wer.; atta hed to aoine of the side shows. They earned a little money, but their visit to civilization did them unexpected good in another way. They were particularly impressed with the show of floe fruits, and since their return Cher have shown a great desire to become farmers. Lieut E. H. PI u tu mor, who has charge of the reserva tion, thinks - they should be en couraged. Ao appropriation of 15,000 ar M,000 be thinks will be tufflcient to aire them f start It Is nothing ear for Uncle Sam to help his Indian wards to settle do wo as farmers. Tstsre are thousands such among the ftvtsl tribal, aad they are fairly gjte;V3ua. Too Indian takes to CxwUZj tts It ft otar his old CMOiCt al hasiaass It to Ctt tzl tost . to all sand dollars the money can hardly be used in a better way. We spend millions In war to kill the Indiana Now It is time to begin to settle their future in more civilized ways. Through the enterprise and piuck of Capt Wigeins, a sturdy British seaman, the practicability of using the Kara Sea north of Europe as a route to Siberia has become estab lished. Capt Wiggins has been ex perimenting with this route twenty years, lie has lea-ned where the best channel lies, arid hereafter there is likely to be considerable commerce go through this route. Next season Russia will ship 17,00) tons of steel rails for Its trans-Siberian railroad by way of Kara Sea It is an interest ing i.uery whether the navigability of this sea is wholly due to better knowledge of its channel, or whether it may not be because the arctic cli mate In Europe is becomjng milder than it was in the earlier times when this route was tried and condemned as impracticable. If this route to China andIndia had been tried aud found practicable before the dlscov ery of America, the memorable voy age of Columbus might have been postponed to a later date It was the discovery of Ie Garua, that the wiiter route to India could be had by passing around the Cape of Good Hope, that delayed for many years the early settlement of the New World which Columbus di-covered. As American college professor, re cently returned from abroad, com plains of the reception be met with at the United Mates legation in London. I esiring to visit the mili tary Academy at Woolwich, the pro fessor, in compliance with regulations governing admission to that Institu tion, appli -d to the Secretary of the American Embassy for a card. This official asked for some Identification, and the professor produced- bis pass port, bearing bis signature and at tested by the ! ecretary of State This was not deemed sufficient, and the applicant for favors was informed that he must bring a letter from his banker. His letter of credit, also bearing his s gnature, was produced aad rejected as being insufficient to estallish identity. The man of learn ing refused to make further efforts to impress on the Secretary's mind that he was the person he represented himself to tie, and departed. The professor should reflect that the r ec retary was doing h i best to earn his salary. That probably was the first work he had performed since he ac knowledged on behalf of the minis ter, the last invitation to Lord Pedi gree's dinner. The Secretary of ao American legation is often obliged to work overtime U find work to do, and the professor should not censure the on in London for having gotten out of his visit ail the labor there was in it Ojnk Andrew Jones was prosecuted in a Chicago police court the other day, and he seems to be one of those first-class fellows to retire from active circulation in any community, if the stories of the police are (correct They say he robbed the corpse of his room-mate and sold thy body to med ical students for d ssectlon. It ap pears that Jones roomed with a young man named Johnson, who was taken ill. The latter wrote to his old mother in Jackson, Miss., asking for aid to get home. The old woman worked Hfteen weeks in order Vo save money enough to buy a railroad ticket from Chicago to Jackson. In the meantime Johnson bad died. Jones received the ticket f'rged John son's name and sold the ticket to a scalper. Then he sold his room mate's corpse to a medical college for $10. Jones was arrested on a charge of forgery, but the case was dis missed because the only competent witness was dead. 11". was then ar rested on a charge of larceny, but was again dismissed because the sale of the ticket had been entrusted to him. Again be was arrested cn a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. On this charge he was held. Jones Is "the meanest man" that the world has so long been trying to Identify. Salt him down. Lay him away. There Is no room for him in any town unless it is grated and barred. America. The outlying islands of the West ern Continent were first discovered by Christopher Columbus upon bis initial vovage of disco ery in 149', landing , upon what is now called Watting Island, on October t of that year; subsequently vUlting the Island of Cuba on Cctober 11 and Ilayti on Lecemher '. Upon his sec ond voyage he discovered the Island of i orto Klco on November 15, 149,'i, and the Island of Jamaica of Mar 3, The continent itself he first discovered a. the month of the Orinoco River, August 1, MM. In the previous rear the coast of Labra dor bad been discovered by the Cabota on ana 24, and in the same year toe Atlantic Coast of North A merlca was explored by gebastlaa Cabot U wt3 til', lot ta IS 1. T a a. WHEN GRAN'PAP UT HIS CORN- j COB PIPE. Whan (raa'peB lit hi corncob ipa, how qalat all t blags arew TtthU Km i-mli lrrl u aroana th bmuth ws Our roudh. aapalat oafcam chain and wailed fur tbe tale TtH ever folluwa 1 that event , not ot did gran - pap 'it To flht attain, and yet attain, tbe win at ton To traTck) Indian ; bant tba baar ; thara la tba bat-sir s slow. Ha lived again hit hot hood day. What nun- Waka at i he n etulou of tba boor wbeo gran "pap j ax nil pi pa. Par gruijjap was a pioneer ; hia bona it. ready Had hewn tba tree that made his bom within a new. lonnd laud. Ha Lad an endlese atock of yarns a million, mora or lean The hutury of bis early life within a wUdernees. And wnen be aocbettmee quit forgot, and told some story twtoe, Ko one obKctea ; bo nor whan he'd chance to teU ooe Ltie : For tales like Ms nUr lost their charm those svriea of the type That gran pap nse to" lU us as he smoked his corncou pipe. Oa, good old man, who long hatb slept the sleep tnat uringetb rest A patriarch uum a tribe that e'er will call yon blest Cod Id you come back and Join that gronp around the roaring blaze And tell, aa in the lung ago, th.e b-geuda of th days Wban strong with y- nth and hearty toU yon trailed t be forest through. How wo old that group, though changed with Tears do nouor unto youl And maJiy a feu.biiug band, gmn'pap, away warm tears would wipe As you'oj draw yoor armchair to tbe fire and light yoor corncob pipe. Inter Ocan. AN ARTISTS STORY. 'rnfortunately," said the eminent Royal A' ademiclan, leaning his elbow on the mantelpiece and gazing down into tbe Are, unfortunately I have made up my m nd ne.er to lie Inter viewed. I am afraid I cannot mate an exception even for you." Then, seeing the -S. S." man's face fall, tie added k ridlv: However, if you promise to sup press my name, 1 will tell you the story of my ilrst success, ami even if you do not care to publish it, yuu will have something to take back to your editor. "I began life Very low down on the ladder of pros: erlty. My attic-studio was In Uoosegreen, ilHromersmltb, and here I used to spend my time chiefly in enlarging p .otographs for a firm in Kdgeware Hoad. It was in the autumn of 18 (and then put a dash, don't vou knew )" and the eminent Academician crossed over to see that it was put down right. "Yes, that's It, go on. 'At tbe time when my more for tunate brethren were returning from their summer holidays loaded with sketches to work up during the win ter I was sitting at the portrait of a city magnate. It seemed a hopeless task trying to put any expression into that heavy, podgy, pudding face. I struggled on reproducing the photo graph, until I could smell the smell of a city dinner and see little scraps of turtle floating in tbe air. Then 1 threw down my penc.l and gave It up In despair. That was too much for my empty stomach. Tbe whole air ot the room was Impregnated with that bloated alderman, w.tn bis tiny pig-like eyes and dilated nostrils snl;ting for feed. I lighted my pipe and threw myself back In a low wicker chair, sick or my inartstlc artist's life and dis gusted with my work. uddenly there come a gentle rap at the door. I started. It was very unusual with me to have visitors so late In the day. The man who entered was the moit remarkable man i nave ever seen. . lie was tan ana tnin so torn. that, to my overworked brain and tired eyes, It almost seemed as if I could cee right through him. His face was a deathly white, and his eyes burned with a steady, con stant light that frightened me. Their sole expression seemed to me their intensity, and when the fire light sell on tbem they turned a deep blood-red, like a dog s eyes in the sun. At first he entirely overlooked me, although I had sprung to my teet as he entered. He crossed over to the easel on which the portrait of that ghastly alderman was hanging, and he walked with a silent BhuTe, almost without lifting his feet, that suggested to me that he might be mad I know not why. He tapped the wet canvas with bis knuckle, and said, still without looking at me: "Vou paint portraits, I believe? Ah, you paint them well; you must paint mine ' 'He spoke in a quiet, determined wav, as if he were used to command. Few words passed between ua He wanted me to begin at once, in spite of the fast fading llht, and I Immediately placed a fresh canvas on tbe easel. There he sat like marble, his death like lace Immovable, his lips tightly closed. "1 worki d away, inspired by the solemn beauty of his face. A terri ble fascination impelled me, and I never worked faster or better. In two hours I bad lompletely mastered his face, but the light of the eyes no brush could paint ' I'm afraid 1 can't see any more to-night,' i said. 'Can you spare me another sitting to morrow?' "He rose silently, and glanced In a satisfied way a' tbe canvas. " 'Same time to-uioi row,' be said and then disappeared. " Well, to cut a long story short," went on the famous It. A., ' the mysterious stranger came and went in the same silent way for three or (our days, until I had finished his Dictura When tba last sitting was over, he bald out bis hand. Thank you ' he said; "at last I bave bad Justice lone. Yoo mlht keep tba picture until I Ufof the aiooe;,' and tbea ha die speared "rfom that day rvarv oaa who IeasaMt ny atttflo aisntraJ tfca itf tlrcicc fit Er brot her artists ad vised me to show It at the Academy, and as three months bad paned ana 1 nad never heard a word from my silent patron, I thought there could be no harm in doing so. "It was hung on the line and, as you doubtless remember, attracted very considerable attention. In those davs it was the custom to put a fancy background to portraits, and 1 had cho-en from among my sketches a wild craguy ravine, sombre and pre cipitous, wbkn seemed to harmonize with that striking figure It was a memento of my last summer's trip to Scotland. From all sides congratu lations poured In. and from that day to this 1 have never reaped to climb the all pery ladder of fame. "After the academv had been opened a few days, a city solicitor called upon me. " -I believe,' he said, 'ou are the painter of picture No. 45", at the Academy?' "I acknowledged I was. " 'May I ask,' went on my visitor, looking curiously round my 6tudio, may I ask,' he repealed, 'who was the original of that portrait and how long it has been painted':" '"His name, unfortunately, 1 do not know. As for the date' and I 0 ened my dairy. 'Yes, here it is August -list,' " Are yo:i quite sureV said the solicitor eagerly stretching out his band for tbe book. "1 showed him the entry, and he seemed almost stupefied. " 'Did be suggest that background'' ' 'Only by his striking personality. 1 had a sketch of it in my ortfol o and picked it out when the Idea was suggested that I ought to send It to the Academy.' " 'Thank you,' he said. 'I am ex tremely obliged." And before I had time to ak any questions ho had vanished. 'About three mornings afterwards I came across the following para graph in the Morning News: THE SOlTTmU IfTMTKKI. "A mo't extraordinary trial U now attaot ln Bt:. Lt on 10 Kcollainl. It appears that laHt Kiinimt'ra certalu Mr. (iil hnnt was traveling in Aberdm-n with bin wife and friend. One morning Mr. Gilchrist Inft the bolul on a mountain cipedition. Iroin wbitib he nevr returned. "Th su"pioloas of hl friends were aroud by the marriage of Mrs. tiilcbnat a fww week alter Ibe dianler Willi a certain Mr. Freeman, who had bnon their traveling companion. They could, however. And no traces ol foul play. "In this year's Academy there appeared a portrait of the deceaned. Hubee'iuent in vestigation show ed it had been painted lbre or four months arter his death. The artist, however, could throw no fresh light upon the mystery, of wlib h the most extraordi nary iealure waa that the background which he aeleeted by chance was a sketch o( tbe very district In which Mr. Gilchrist bad disappeared. "His relatives determined to sift the mat tor, and eearching the eia t spot in the picture, they have found tbe body, with a rusty dagger Imbedded in bis side. "The weapon was at once identified aa the property of Mr. Freeman, who is now on trial for the murder ot Mr. (Jlk-hilst. "The prisoner confessed his guilt and wasseutencedtodeath." London Short Stories. SUPERIOR VITALITY OF INSECTS. r.((s Often Uninjured Even After Sob iacted to Intense C'uld. The eggs of insects bave greater l ow rs of vital ty than any others. A case was published of an egg pro ducing an insect eighty years after It must bave teen laid, and the scien tist respons ble for lb s statement thinks the power of vlviflcation may endure in these eggs for an 1 rule (In te per od. Many eg,8 of Insects are ex posed to the air without any covering, and many are sheltered too si ghtly to be secure from the frost. This, however, the are able to resist, re maining unfrozen, though exjosed to the severest cold, or, still mor : sur prising, are un njured by its intense act on, n covering their vitality even after having been frozen into lumps of ice. On exps ng several silk worm eggs for Ave hours to a freez ing mixture which made Fahrenhe t's thermometer fall to '! degrees below zero rpo lanzi found that they were not frozen nor their fertility in the s, lira test degree impaired. Others were exposed to a degree of 3'i degrees bebw zero without be ing In u red. The quality of the eggs of snails is, perhaps, even more marvelous. These eggs, if des- s lea ted in a furnace unt l they are scarcely visible, will always regain their original bulk when damped, and the young will be brought forth as though tbe eggs had never been in any way Interfered with. Ne thei beat nor old seems to have any in jurious effect upon their vitality fot they have been froen Into ice or any length of t me and when the ice is melted will be found to be wholly uninjured Baltimore American. Kalndeer Meat mm Food. A clergyman, the Tievercnd Mr, WallKwho has lived several ycare on the I'orcupine river In the Lritisb northerly possessions, writes enierlainlngly of his manner of life in that frigid region. 'Many times." be says, "I have subsisted almost exclusively on rein deer meat It is very good, and I may sav it Is about the onty kind of meat you don't get t red of. 1 think It it better, all things cons dered.than beef, and that you can eat It longer without its palling on you. It is a venison mire than anything else. The Indians eat it almost exclusively, and they are very big and strong. Some of tbem are six feet high, and the average Is about Ave feet, ten Inches. They are genuine orth American indians,and not the Aleuts, Eskimos, or mixture of the two. i keep an Indian hunter, and he s&ppiles me with all tbe reindeer meat 1 want He also brings me go use, duck, bear, and other game as 1 need Ifc I hsvs learned to shoot pretty wall myself, as the white man do in that region or anywhere eon- tifnous to It Tba ducks and goose, l&t ta reindeer, are ranarkably aood aatiiMr.n OF LA- Owwrwore htw KIIU. bat Worry Slays Its Tamaaaaaa I Ha well-known that the late Sir Andrew Clark had a contempt for tbe view thai bard work hurts a man, says the London News. From the latest of tbe series of articles re producing in tbe Lancet Instruct. ons given by him in clinical medicine at the London hospital, we make the following interesting quotation, re-1 viving in bis own words a bit of autobiography, with the substance ' of which our readers are already fa- j miliar: I "Labor li the life of life. And I especially is It tbe life of life to tbe delicate. And when any organ is sick, it Is then truer tnan in health that even in sickness and delicacy it Is better for the organ to do what work of Its own it can, provided it can do It without ln,ury. And lean say to you from a considerable ex perience of tuberculous pulmonary disease. 1 can say with .perfect con fidence that those wh i have done the bei have usually been th'ise who have occupied themselves the ma-l 1 never knew my own en is "They both died of phthisis, the age of U 1 mveif went to deira to die of phthisis. Lut I par- At not die, and on coming back I had the l'ixki luck to get Into this great hospital, and in those days they were not very pleased to have the !-cotchmen coming to London to oc oc upy such appointment. The members of the stair had heard that I had tubercle and they wagered 100 to I that I would oniy have the ap pointment six months at most. The reason given for that was that I did not eat and worked too hard. "I got the appointment Thirty eight or thirty-nine years have gone cince that time, and it is all the other doctors that arc gone. Only 1 am left here on the staff an old gen tleman not dead yet" There was one little mistake here, as the editor of the Lancet points out Sir Andrew Clark had for the moment forgotten that Dr. W. J. Little was still alive. "Labor Is life," said iSlr Andrew Clark in the lecture above quoted, "but worry Is killing. It is bad management that kills iople. Na ture will let no man overwork him self unless be plays ber fabe takes stimulentsat irregular times, smokes too much or takes opium. If be is regular and obeys th laws of health and walks In the way of physiological righteousness, nature will never al low him or any other person to work too much. "1 bave never yet seen a case of breaking down from mere overwork alone, but 1 ad nit that it is neces sary above all things to cultivate tranquility of mind. Try to help your patients to exercise their wills Jn regard to this for will ounts for something in securing tranquility to accept things as they are and not to bother about yesterday, which Is gone forever, not to bother about to-morrow, which is not theirs, but to take the present day and make the best of it, Those affectionate women who will continually peer into what lies beyond never have any present life at all they are always grizzling over the past or prying in to the future, and this blessed to day, which Is ail that we are sure of, they never have." Antiquity of tbe Pump. Machines for raising water mav be said to lie as old as civilization Itself, and their invention extends so far bevond written bl-tor.y that no one can sav wh-n the art of lining and distributing water betfan. kg.pt, the land of unfathomable anti i u i ty, the oldest civilization of the Orient, noted not only for her magnificence and power, but for engineering skill, made practical use of such Important devices as the syphon and syringe, the latter being a remarkable Inven tion, arid the real parent of the mod ern pump. Whether or not syringes were ever fitted withlnlt or outlet valves, tbus making the single-action pump, is not known, butlicllows, consisting of a leather bag set in a frame and worked by the feet the operator standing with one foot on each bag, expelling the inclosed air, tbe ex hausted bag being then lifted by a string to retlll it with air implies the use of a valve opening Inward, and It Is diillcult to conceive of a con- tinuous operation without one. A representative piece of mecban - PRESEffVATIVt. EFFECT BOR. is u occurs frequently on the sculp I horses, nursing doll babies, and in tures of early Egypt It has tbe ap-' other ways disporting themselves af pearanre of, and is generally believed ter the manner of Christian urchins to be a portable pump Tbe h draullc ! of the present general Ion, tbey are, screw is also attributed to this peo- no doubt, Just as happv as was tbe pie, but their main reliance seems al-1 patriarchal Alxlon, and much prouder ways to have been shadoof, seen I than If they had eclipsed I'raxlteles everywhere along the banks of the Nile an invention so simple, and so well adapted to their needs, that It I remains to-da. substantially the sime ' as It has through all the centuries 1 since history began. , The same may be said regarding . tbe chain pump in China, an I oven- tion the origin of which antedates I tbe Christian era. This simple ma- chine Is In such common use that i every agricultural laborer Is In pos session of one Where Irrigation is conducted on a larger scale the chain ) pump Is made proportionately larger and moved b. a very simple tread- ! wheel, and still larger ones an op erated by joking a buffalo or other animal to aauiuble driving machine. New Oltlseas of France, During 1802 4,537 aliens were nat turallzed In France and It Is of soma interest that 27V ot these were Ger man i A thousand parsons from Alsace-Lorralns acquired French na tionality aurinc ine year, ana vo Italians, 7 Belgians, and 83 Rus- slana Seven thousand eighty-eight children of Alien partau, bora on French soil, were counted In as of French nationality, witl.ou. choice or option of the parents bv virtue of the new legislation promoted to check tbe foreign elemeut in France and to work up an Increase of the population which the native element falls to maintain. Altogetner France ac quired In one way and aoother 22,892 new citizens during the year 1S63. Cnder Uiacipline. I tell you what 'tis men are good enough fur's the- go, but there alut one of 'em but what needs takin' down now 'an then." remarked Mrs. Sprout, as she unrolled her knitting work and prepared to spend the afternoon with her sister. "I s'pose likely they do." responded little Mrs. I'eters, who lived In constant awe of her stolid spouse: but It alnt always easy to know ,est how to do it Ml randv." 'Iluiupii! It's easy enough If you only set aoout it" said Mrs. Sprout, with a grim smile. And then she settled down to her story: "I've jest ln bavin' a season with josiah. He's ben tellin' me right along that I looked kinder dragged, an' last oil I spoke up an' says I, 'It's enough t' make 'most any woman look dragged, Josiah, to be standln' over the cookln'-stove this hot eather.' "Josian, he looked all took aback, an' he save, 'Why Mirandv, what makes you do sech a mess o' cookln'? Jest take th ngs easy. 1 can get along with 'most, anytrln'; you no need to cook up set h a v'rlety o' stuff fer me. Now le's start right out with breakfast t'morrer. You jest give me a plain, wholesome meal; I slia'tit be the fust t' complain.' "Well he went over to his brother Jim's, an' be wa'nt home the ref t o that day. I knew what he relished an' craved the most of anythin' but 'twas what give me the most work an' kep' me all het up, an' so I Jest allowed that that was what I'd cut short on, seeln' Jos ah cal'lated it didn't make no difference what he eat "Well, nct mornln' come, an' he set down to the table as usu'L There was nice piece o' pork an' potatoes an' garden sass an' doughnuts an' raised biscuits an' good coffee, 'Twas a teal wholesome meal "Josiah he I egan to eat, but he didn't say much. I see htm kinder lookiu' the table over once or twice, an' he seemed sorter disanp'inted. Finally he lay down his knife an 'ork, an' looked over at me real be seech In', so't I couldn't scussly keep my count'nanee. "What's the matter?' says L Don't youT food relish. Josiah?' " Ye e i ' says he, 'but it's a kind of a slim breakfast, alnt it. Mi randy?' " -What la't you mis?' says I. 'Well, there don't seem to be no pie on the table,' says he, looin' fer all the world like a gre't school bo. "1 got up an' fetched him a big piece that I'd saved frm tbe day be fore, an' set it in front of bim, an you never see a man brighten up the way he did! Hut right In tbe mid dle of it he looked up an' k etched my eye, an' be turned reg'lar jKppy color. " 'I al'iate it's some work t' make pies.' he says real humble; an' then I knew he'd come to a reallzln' sense. "Thar, was all I wanted of him," concluded Mrs. Sorout, twitching energetically at a refractory ksot "I'm willln' to do for him, but I Jest have to take him down now an' agin. Men are all made Jest like that; they're an awful onreasonable set If women wasn't here to keep 'era where they'd ougbter be:" Without Wives and liable. Man Is but an Incomplete being without a helpmeet, in fact, only a moiety of a man. waiting to be per fected ! the addition of a "better half." The royalty of his natuie remains undeveloped while he Is single Only when he has a wife to pro tect and cherish, and children to train and discipline docs he attain his true status In the world. Alxlon, the Judge of Israel, whose forty sons and thirty grandsons filed oil before hlrn, mounted on three score and ten asscolts, may be sup pose 1 to have felt wonderfully edited and built up by the spectacle. How the old man's heart must have bounded with honest exultation when he beheld such a cavalcade of his own raising. Modern papas do not trot out their offspr ng in the imposing Oriental style; but when they ce troops of ! them capering about on hobby- as statuaries or heated Cheops at py ramid building. , Home and faml'y! what a dreary objectless life Is hit who has not these to are for, and what a deser) of a world this would be without the wives and babies. Hure Comfort. He cannot be an unhappy man who has the love and smile of woman to accompany bin in every department of life The world may look dark and cheerless without, enem es may gather In his path; but. when he re turns to tbe tl reside, and feels tba lender love of woman, be forgets bis cares and troubles, and Is a compara tively happy man. lie Is but half prepared for tbe Journey of Ufa who does not take with b ni that friend who will forsake blm In no emergency, who will divide bis sorrow, Increase bis Joys, and throw sunshine amid the darkest scenes. i uistimusino voniunt mar be re. J lleved by applying to We stomach a bet shingle or woolen pad broaght from the oven. f,',MV ,7-V? : .