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CIJAITKR XIV. tCuntinuetU
Gladys does nut know how- she come lo
think of Lad? Kenton in this rsri :
she has never appealed to hi r before fur
counsel in tor domestic dithYultie. But
ahe wants to arar a wnUian' views of tbe
business, a l . i ! she kiinw Fliuor to be per-f-etlr
trim worth v. nasi capable, nion-
orw. of delivering a sound judgment. S.i
she drives as .fast a she can to Nutley
aad turns with alacrity into the familiar
gates. Bet as she enter tile graveled
drive a mneh narrower ami shorter drive
than tbe one to Carrmiby House bf
perceive a:;.' her vehicle standing b f ire
tbe front door. Not a private carriage,
but a hired coach on the t ip of which
are two leather portmanteau while the
driver in even then preparing to decern!
from his box ami help the servant to tar
ry them into the bouse. Uladys' hearr
atauda mill. She reins in her ponies sud
denly, ami addresses a gardener, sweep
ing away the dead leaves, in a scared and
"What in that gardener? Who has ar
"Mr. Brook. my lady." replies the
man, touching bts shady hat. "lie be
just arrived from furrin jwr'H. He's iioi
bevo p:is;nl here a minute, my lady."
Gladys (jives a tremendous tuj: to her
reina that sends the puiien r'aring on
fhoir lu-Tinrhes. The i?roo!U in at tlieir
heads in a moment.
"tilarid o' t f ihe way! Let me turn
them roiiml," slip rr, '.-. impi rimisly.
"You enr1 turn tin'iii here, my lady:
there isn't room for it. Y;i inu-i ilnvn
past the hiuis'. oy lady, and out of ihe
other gale," says the mull hi a voice o,'
"Let so their heads. I say! 1 Khali tu; :i
thm here." e.viaims the Cjiililes. clo- j
duits the ai-tioii to the word. Tl.'e
men jump out of !:; iva.v -tin' poniiM I
chafe aud ehatnp t.;e h!mi wheel of the I
phaeton sels into a diicj-. v lieriee il
rescurri by the je.'perb'irnaii effort h i"
the grooiu, and then lo r i:ti!y.hiji ;" '
pliinirin? Ihrouh a i n tnji of Amenran I
shrubs, whirl) she seriously iiijurts. and '
' OU'.t" lii'irp ia the open road, with her
servant behind l.er wondering what s;ii,i
tountesses lire made of.
fihidys almost wonders herself as s!ie
goes apiunijij: hurt; to t'urronLy. She i
quite unaware ho.v she ot owt of lliut
drive, and thai diteh, and tho bushes;
all nhe thanks heavin for is that she did
get oat of them, und saved here:f from
th ignominy of driving up to Mr. Brooke's
house at tlie very monn nt of his return.
She forgets the Karl and Miss Iin.-hrrtoii.
and everything else, in the terrible exriH
mei,t of this meeting. She feels as if she
had just eh 'iin'd from sunie gnat danger
some agonizing death. Afid yet. thro.igh
all the sensation of relit f. the. U the
glad paen ringing in her heart, '
come bark again. "'
Whatever u:ay happen in tin
however he may have pledged a:i
himself to return fur the pns :
here close to her -ami alone. S
see him she shall see Iter Jeiun:
aud when he sis her all must i
lie cannot resist her tears- Ik
melted by her mist ry. He will :
to his heart, and tin- wretched ;
ranish like a dream. Why did
away at sight of him? Why ha !
n h" is
si e run
the courage to drive straight up to the
house, aud greet hitn as a cousi.i should
What must the servants thin!, of
extraordimiry behavior? Will they com
ment on it, and trace it to its true soiree?
Ail these thoughts Hit through the
Countess' b"in until she feels beside her
self with mingled j y, and shame, and
Her poor li:!!e steeds are made to feel
the varia'i-'iis of her temperament so
plainly this they become rather unman
ageable, and the groom has to descend
ajiain and othe them. I.ndy Moiiut
carnin bccoa.is impatient. She tosses the
reins down .-:nd leaves her seat.
"Take t!e::i ho;n William," she says.
"I am tired of driving to-day. 1 shall
walk back through the park."
The servant obeys orders, and Gladys
is left tc herself. This is just what she
Her mil:.! is in too perturbed and per
plexed a erudition for the society of any-thinff--ev"u
too ponies and a croom. It
Is full of .lemmie nothing in heaven or
on earth ii.:l Jetnmie. And she thinks
she would like to go at. J work off the ter
rible excitement under .which she is la
boring by looking at "Moonlight lell.
Moonlight Dell where he kissed her
6rst confessed he loved her. Moonlight
rel! where he ported from her, and left
her to a life of agony and remorse. Oh!
if he can only stand once more with
Jeinmie in Moonlight Dell, and look up in
bis dear eyes, and tell him of all the pain
srhUh she has suffered ou bis account.
Gladys feels sure quite sure that they
wilt cement their love anew over the an
gaiah of the past. It is of no use fighting
against her feelings any more. She has
tried it and failed; and therefore it is not
I all likely that Jemmie shall have suc-
Tbe task is too hard for them. Tbey
Met live asunder. They must build up
m sweeter friendshi, for them.lves than
heretofore. And full of such thoughts as
these, with her eye beaming and her
cheek glowing with anticipation, iladyn
toils up the hill that leads to Moonlight
She looks down tbe slope toward
the sullen pool of water. Its borderj are
already irupied by two figure, pacing
aa and down two figures, so much oc-
witlt one another a to be una-
i of her approach tbe figures of If is
taahertoB and Lord Monntcarron.
Oiarfys regards them for a moment Id
it dismay. Then, with a heart swell-
with a sense of Injury and wouadad
, she turn swiftly back again, aad
the bona by a leat freaaented a'd
i dm I tow path.
"H ratara to Ue aaoieat ef
Cmfc-! arrttal at Nattay -Udy
ton is as much taken 1 y sttrprior at
appearance as (iisuys was to tie.
She is sitting with her little ,,n at
daily lessons, trying to keep his rrt!e
mind fixed on the rudiments .if l,;i!iu.
w hen llughie leap from b:s chair w.th a
shout of weir.. me fr the hired carr.ag.'
lunib. ring up the drive.
i "Mamma, tuammx! here i l io le Jeni-
"( nrle Jemmie, my dear. Impossible."
She has net heard from her brother fur
a cou)de of months, and La ou:ie ). riiird
that h" in tends to sjiend bis Ciir.stmas m
But llughie is positive.
"It is I'ncie Jemmie. I can tut- h s f
looking out ot the wiudow. lb. do t m
llie child (lie to the front door, and
his mother f.dious. to tind him already in
the arms of his uncle.
"Oh, Jem, this is a welcome surpr:e,"
she excluims, as he turns to greet her. "1
was feeling quite unhappy at the pros
pect of a solitary 'br:stinas day. My
dear, dear lioy. How glad I am to see
you safe home again. "
"If you are glad to se-e me, dearest
Nell," he replies, "what must I be to get
home to you again? But don't stand out
uere in me coiu. j will he with vou a
soon as 1 have settled with the coachman,
lt'in in, llughie, till I come and show you
what I have brought you from India."
And it is at this moment that liladys
turns her ponies' heads into the gate, and
sees the coach standing In fore the door.
The commotion she makes in trying to re
treat again, and the smothered esrlama
ious of the groom and gardener, attract
the attention of Mr. Brooke, lie raises
his hei,d from the money in his hand,
and catches sight of the back of the phae
ton as it plunges through the plot of
"Who is thritV" he demands of his
valet, standing by.
"1 think, 'f you pi . .. j-v pony
haise, f; Carrmoy House. I think
Her !,!,. ship is driving, sir. Shall I go
a:nl tell her you are here?"
"No. No!" said his master, hurriedly,
lni' i !c !.od mounts to his forehead as
he :: t.s. ami the hand with which he
drops tie fare into the driver's palm
trembles like a leaf. Then he whivlrs
rare!esslv, and divests himself of his great
coat in the hall, aud walks into the draw-itig-r-H.m
with an nsMimptiun of !ic:ng per
:"ci tlv at his rnvo. ,
"My darling boy!" cxilaims his sister
as soon as he has rejoin' d her. "I cannot
say how delighted I am to see you. 1 had
given up all hopes of your Immib with us
at Christmas. Jeumiie. Vou know I
have nut heard from you since October,
ind I thought the attractions of Calcutta
had been too much for you. and we should
not ee you till the spring."
"I hope I have not put you out. Nell.
1 always meant to be home for Christ
mas, you know, and I had nothing partic
ular to tell you the Inst mou'li."
"i oj bale enjoy ed yourself, 1 hope."
"Very much; but it palled a little at
b'st. I seem to haw lost my taste f.
a..", and we i'ini!.;u I go 'si. ikarrin ' dur-
'1 thougnt you would go to Simla with
; ne loverimr's staff."
"1 did think of it: but I gave tip the
; lia. 1 hft home, as you kimw. with one
intention, and that unrig accomplished.
ti.cre was no farther need of ilelav."
i am KJiio u is accorn;to.iieu, savs
"Now. let us talk of something elsf,'
s.-sjs Jemmie, anxious to change the sub
ject. "What's the news of Nutley'
Kverything right on our extensive tio
"And how are the cousins
"M iiiiitcarron and Oladvn
"That's all right," he au?
"At h ast." coiitinues I'.linor, correcting
liersiit. "Mountcarron's very well, bin
his wife is not."
"What's the matter wi:h her?"
"Nothing particular, I believe, but she
is, not strong, and she is very thin. I
thooghf I might ns well prepare you for
seeing her. .'. iimiie. for she is certainlj
changed, and it it might be a surprise
She then went on to tell her brother all
that the reader is already acquainted
with, including the rumors concerning
I-ard Mounttarroti and Ague Itush'Tton,
which, she, too bad heard.
Jeumiie is naturally indignant, and de
clare that the scandal must be stopped.
"When shall you go and see them?"
asks his sister.
Mr. Brooke looks uneasy, and begins to
"I don't know! I canntit tell. To
morrow, perhaps, if I have time."
"To-morrow is a hunting day. Th.
hounds meet at Wordley Copse. I (ap
pose Monntcarron and Miss Ktsherton
will be there. I believe tbey have not
missed a meet this season."
"Does not Cindy hunt, too?"
"Oh, no. She ha given up riding alto
gether. She tells me she is not strong
enough. Shall yon ride to bounds to
'Tertian I may. 1 am not sure. I.
should like to find out a little more about
Monntcarron and Miss Kusherton first,
for were I to see them together, and at
all confidential, I am afraid I couldn't
keep my hands off him,"
"Oh! Jemmie, remember he is your
"I remember more plainly that (Jlady
i my friend."
"Vght not the world misinterpret your
chivalry on her behalf?" demands Lady
He stops short and retards her fixedly.
Her eyes droop, but his are steadfast.
"I shall not care what the 'world'
thinks," he answers slowly, "so long a
I have the approval of my own con
science. And from this moment to my
last, Elinor, my protection and all the
Ut eoergW I poea will be at tbe ser
vice of ty conaln, Glady Monntcarron."
Ha debate with hlmaelf after thl
whether ha shall attaad the asset upon
tbe faUswtaf da, ar ar a call at C.r
reaby Hon we; aad, tar awhile, hla.lacll-
be d:re tion of the ial
tr coiiti ie in him he
ud afford him a:i o-u-
r i aoe. But he-i it
t his roiir-lge ot'-. el!
Is. Hi d he fefis be rau
:o meet her. for Ihe hri
terrible parting, alone,
ngth of a giant. .tu
be ut-d to have, in her
is ir.i yet airing eie.ugli '
alters h.s iiiiitd for ihe
and ride to Word'ey
joiu fie mt-t. T.he tirt
en- ei'n'ers are M iiiu-
P. the r.
at !;i linger'
Ik "l ir it iiillJ-.
v.rne alter ti..
He has tli,-
I d itil ! ;
for tl.at. S-i he
t'opse :isea J to
p.'o: le w hint, he
Jjrroti and A tin-s It
hordes aie staad.iig sitb
by sale waiting
t;:e sigio-l !.. t !i.
The Karl g- ts his ro'isln with all bis
old cord.'a'i'y. and Mi It isherion would
ciiie',ly jo.n l:er ue!ine to his. But
Jeri.mie "!,!y ieVs rlH. J ; J 1 1 V . while be
grasps M. ::ir :irio;i's hand with s warm
pressure. He may be Is liaving thought
lessly and wa '..aili. but Mr. Brooke cau-
i:ot forget, in this uioni m of reunion, all
the kindness and hospitality he has re
re i e, i tr 'in liim.--
"Mv thar fellow," cries the Karl.
"wh-re do vim spring fr .ru'.' I though:
vou Lao gain up ail idea f c.ci.ing hoio--this
w iaier." j
"No, indeed." says Jemaiic. "'hat must
have bu n minor's fan y. for I never tol I I
her -o. 1 arrive. yesterday afternoon f
' in tedly. as i ou mat saj.pose, 1 !
sao'ild have written to let you know." i
"Well, it's good to have you back again.
old boy, fur I've missed you dreadful) v j
this season. Have you seen Ulady ;. et ;
At that name the tell tale blood mount
to Mr. Brooke's forehead, ami Miss Itasn
erton ierceives it.
"No. I rami straight from Nutley."
"You must come back with me after the
run and dine with us. Cladya will be
glad to see you again. Vou know Miss
"I have that honor." replies Jemmie,
bowing for the second time.
"Ah. she's a famous horse h oman. Ho .v
many brushes have you taken liiis sea
son. Miss Kusherton?" j
"Five; hut I owe tht-ni all to your lord- I
ship's kindness. If you did tml Hike such j
good care of me. I should not be in at the
death so often."
"By jove! you are ts tter able to take
rare of me." says Mounti-aToii. with o
disguised admiration. "Vou r.de l:i.c a
bird. It's perfectly wonderful to see I er
go, Jem. and you'll say a much yourself
in auo'ber minute."
"1 have often had the pleasure of ad
miring .Miss Kustirrtoii s 'lorsewoinan-
hip." replies Jemmie, though grately.
"But you are not sivi-n to so omrf,
flatitry as his lordship." s.ays Agues:
id it is just lis well, for VoLl Wo. lid
qui'e t il I'll my heao ttct.'.ern the two ot
u. I -or.! Monntcarron is terrible scu-
ply terrible but. luckily lor me. I don !
bcli'-ve one half he sn;.."
" ih. come now, that's not fir ii'cu rcy
oul it isn't." eirlaiins M oin'rarroii.
when the truth is thru I rare not say
half I think about you."
Mis Kusherton. wuu is looking x-
tre:nelv h.i')ison:e in a dr.rk-b;i:e hatct.
miles rousriuiislv and lo-ks doe. a, aud
Jeaimie is iji lig! t.-d the next moan.. 1 to
hear the "vl' -.v iialloo." that en"! It s bin.
trt "F!;.rr" and leave the iple
their own devices.
He cautiot help seeing th"m ocension
ally, however, "luring the day. nor speak
ing to ihein when they are teinpora rily
tbrown together, and M.nui'" - i -r. i's
le of Kiidressing Miss Kuslier:oi ;s st
familar.' n ml she is so evidently c ,..
... "o b.- h: property by the rest ,,t
1.!. tiuit Jo, ;.ne has no doulp In Ids
own mind that gossip, for once. ti-Us ihe
fleet ilo .r tiatm s t-t-of
their tlir'n'iori 'n so
gello-r. The si
public a plllce
ly Cindy' pritb
his c i 'ritenatici
conn s I e is m
to Ni'tley tlia:
House. But li
c:se. It is in
his hunter's fa
must go, and i
and never for. I
. ii :
1 the idea of ho V .or r
llst be woarolcd bt the
lers his !n 'i,t sore, and
ol. and w hen tin- (n.jsh
i more ready lo 'c'arn
o go on to ('i,",o.i'ty
rousiti will take no i x-
In that J.'inmi' plead
ie. or his own 'ark of
Bark to f'nrrouby he
pins must Me tline, or
be seriously offended,
him on this side of Ihe
gra v e.
So he consents, and when thev rear
Carroiiby House he follows the Kan inti
the hall, where the old famd ar object
serm to be blurred and indistinct, and i
family portrait. are dancing up and
down. A servant relieve hitn of his
hunting cap ."ml crop, and th- n V stum
ble after hi cousin into the library. i:m!
stretches out his hand towa'l n h a 'k-
roU-d figure standing on the hcanh-ru
Glady might be a spirit newly lisce
from the dead, a she stands there, villi
an outstretched band, to greet him. Iler
large, scared eyes eem to havw dilated
iipt-ruii In rally wide at hi sudiha ,,p
penraiiee. Her face, always s little sh irp
in its oi'tline. is thin to atteniaiioii.
Her cheek have fallen in, and two bright
crimson its glow beneath her eye.
Her figure is slighter than ever beneath
the fold of her velve' tire, and the hand
she extends to him is almost transparent.
In the shock of seeing her thus. Mr.
Brooke forgets his nervousness. He ad
vances quickly, with a word of distress
uiHin bis lips, to seiise that l.ttle, fading
hand. But as be doe so, he feel it sway
and quive- in his wasp, ami the next
moment Lsdy Monntcarron lies stretched
unconscious upon the beir-skin rug.
In her agitation, and combined pain
and pleasure at seeing him. she has faint
id. An rxelamatiou from Jemmie bringt
the Karl to her id.
"Motintcar-on! ?U-e here! What is it?
What has Lappened to her?"
"By jove! fainted!" says Monntcarron,
with marital indifference. "Now, what's
the meaning of this, I wonder?" '
"Are you sure she ha only fainted?
Ring for assistance, for heaven's sake,
man! Send for her women, or someone
to revive her."
"Why, what should lt.be but a faint?"
remarks the Karl, a he rings the bell,
and desirei the servant to send her lady
ship tnald without delay. In another
minute the lady's-maid enters the room,
and crie out on seeing ber mistress' con
dition: "Oh, dear, dear! ha my lady swooned
arain? Thl make the third time thl
week. I can't think what' taken her
lately. Pleace let me attend to her, air.
If yon gentlemen will be good enough
to leave me alone with ber ladvahlo. I
can bring her to in half tbe time. No, I
don't want water nor anything. Nothl. g
bnt the fresh air, ad for yon gentle
men to go away and tears ns to oar-
Jesuale follows MsMteatroai ralnetaat-
tt mi i
ll aad with many a lsf lash cast beblad
hiiD. fer i'ii hi cousin t& biiu into
. ,:i . ersstion.
"Wi.at ttie iiiatter r.'ith you Jem?"
demands the Karl, an :hr des, i im to tlie
d.n ::g room logith. r "Vou re an giuiu
ss an otil."
"I ruu't Kelp tUi'iking of your w!f. j
M i.'Uttarr. tt. That fainting seems to u e .
a very aatoM thing, sad did vou h sr
what Ihe lortei a:d, that it was the th r 1 ,
time it had ot curr -il tit s w U. Won't ;
.oil iti'iu.re how sin- u befuiv we sit j
down?" says J m anxiously.
"1'erhnps It will be as ei. Here. John. I
go and ask her bd; ship's maul how l.e i
is by th:s time, and i! she is r .ioing do.tu i
I tinnier." I
'lie man returns with riie answer tliat
Lady M. i:,t. a-', ii ii rt i . but that he .
has goo,- io i,,-1, i,, i ; .o.-ar
.main tlai . in.!... , t.. ,. , ( ,.-ns,
go in to ili'icrr tog.-tlcr ru'lor gloomily. ,
if 1 i. :. of (hem al bast in the lowest of ,
(To be continued )
Hid it ever occur to joii thai when
Ji.ll sb.ii.i- hllllds s.iluelbitlg goes tun of
ji-ii and ii.to the tiliier perst.ii? What
leu. sr:.,.. you sny; what ctiuid por.si
Idy ! l ist l.y shaking ban is? No
l.'idy urn till on, tlv il:.it It is. 1'cr
l.r'ps it is lii rsniuil iiinglieii.sin or souif
kllol of lisycbl.- aI:,tistiio-l't.. 'I bis flirt
li.IS . tig breu ret'oglii.rtl .y great
rt' tois. in w hom it is all iinportrtiit. Ilil
v. In B.sitb tl. ought so id lit !i of it that
before going oil tbe stage be would
shut liii.isit lf tip for several hours ami
not allow mi) body to we or speak to
biiu. Any contact with others tietni l
cii from bis own poi-soiialit y. He would
lint go in a horse cur to the theater,
because merely brushing against people
seeinetl to make II difference.
Oilier famous nctoi think Just iik
in il' l of this as Booth tlid. Jisepb Jef
ferson rilwnys, i.solutis liimwlf for
Minn titoe In Tore a performance. What
a t! ril! goes through ;be iindience when
he appi.irs! Fretli-iic B'jiiiI is another
who btlii vis in beliis alone and think
ing of ii'ithin.',' bin the i barat'ter be Is
to n preM iit licfof:. going on the stage,
so that when he docs appear tbe peo
ple feci that be is Mimself the iloliVid
mil be is playing.
It'll. nnl Maiisllebl Is ntiothcr actor
who believes in solil'.Iile belore appear
it.g t.a the Mage. lit. thinks' Hint If be
plays bis part after being with a lot tit
people be is Mjiiisti.-li, but if be shuts
himself up for n while beforehand bis
individuality is lost anil that of the
cl.riiari, r be represents takes its place.
I he grenti t of all art is tint art thai
disguises art. -New York Journal,
Stic Wits Too fslow.
It was in a Iielinar avenue street car
gioiig .vi st at i; t;. tu. There was tin
itii.il crowd of "hangers-on"- by which
is meant those who bung on to th,'
straps to pivsi rve their - j t i 1 . Uii ,i m. A
usa ill ntaiiy of the hangers-on were uT
thr fair net. street '-ar gallantry among
lien irn ing gone clear out of siyle.
A fair yo.iiig i Trunin- took plly op i
:;! .iit old lady and ri.-iug coiirtr.iiisly
dfen-,1 l;or h.-r M at, u hicli was aorrjit
i'. Willi jtr.tftiM' thaiiUs that is. Ihe
i di, r was. tint tin. scat. Before the old
i:::!y cotil.l aval! herelf of tlie offer, a
in grivw. black a.s the an' of sp.iib-s'. siii
i ! ill front of her a ml sank down in! .
l! i- seal vvilli a contented gniul.
S.Uiie of tin- passengers laughed a:
In r ii-rve, some exprcssil tlieir itulig
nnt'ou a'otitl. Inn the colored lady was
no! fe: ::nl. When the yi ting wom.in
who !..:tl nd nqitislii d her seat retiiiudi d
the iis-tiHcr llifit she had given It Up to
the old li ily. the occupant of it calmly
"Vo' w bite folks Is foolish. Par ain't
none n't ib e yer s ar seats priwepet!.
1 icy Is f : ,'. Vo' tloi.'t own no seat pi
ills i yar. When ab set t-r seat nh inns'
ginentlh- teks it mabself. Oat's tie
way all does. Cullud folks lalckes ter
sol down 'less wnie as tie white folks."
Ami she held the seal against all com
i r., while none of the men were gaHan;
enough to give their scats cither lo the
old siottt laity or the young martyr to a
charitable impulse. New York World.
It Didn't Work with Him.
A Gtsorgia man, entertaining a riniil
friend nt bis bouse, culled his attention j
to a large oak which towered above an
avenue of trot-. Thinking to endow it
with Interest, he said:
"I'nder that oak Sidney Lanier com
posed some of bis l.st interns." j
The next morning be found his visitor
sealed hem-nth the same tree, pail ami
pencil In band.
The same thing occurred tbe next day
ant! tlie day after that. j
Finally bis guest appeared in ihe
house the picture of despair and tlis
"Nothing In It!" he exclaimed. "Nolle
Ing whatever lu It!"
"That oak there! I've !een under it
for three days rnd there's no more In
spl ration in It than there is In a hollow
Jog! Why-1 dldu't even have n
thought there!" Atlant t Conxlltulloii
There are terriers of all kind, ami
very popular dog they are, too. But
why are they called "terriers?" Well,
there la In the Latin language a word
terra, meaning "earth," and It was
seen or most or trteMo tiotra iioii liter '
were good hunters of animals, quick at
following them to their holes In the
earth and at routing them out of these
burrows of theirs. Ho the dogs came
to known ss "terriers," of "parthers."
Tray, which was once a pretty com
mon name for a dog, Is Just short for
The reason why birds do not fall off
their perch when asleep I !cntle they
cannot open the foot when the leg l
bent. Tbns a ben while wnlklng most
close Its toes is It raise (no, nnj about the Mississippi River, for In
open them as It toncbaa tbe gronnd. I stance, much would be gained by the
Almnat erery one ccaartonslly wishen
that be waa a lyaar-old bo, ao tb '
ha could nia a war from noma.
NOTES ADOUT SCHO.S ANO
I rr!drn (iilmn of John tfopkitte
L'uivirrs ty on liat.es cjf the school
Hint on 1e,chin'x Georjipiiy
(brti ithutil I,tiacot.-s. i
ltut:es of the i'hool. I
III n ret t'iii t.'tiniber 'if tbe Itiilriiend
ent. l'lesbb lit Oilmiil). of JoliDs I Jap- !
Llns U niversity, lias a paper mi the ;
puldii- si Inn's. Aiiiong other signs of t
the times. I'lt'shb iit Cilinnii notes -I
ti lnlrl.i y to sebs't fewer teai bi'is lor ,
the cuiiiiiiiiii schools from young col j
lege graduates, lie does not lament j
this fart, but urg the lilling of school
lairds with lln'se graduates ami their j
association who the parents and older j
pei'ldo. so that tlieir ib sire for too radi-
ial iflorns may be liiilanicd. Sidiisd i
boards miist . cleureil of influence if
the lilt u 1 1 ot the children is tbe end ;
the si bul ls: have in view. It should be
an iiiiHissilde thing for a trustee to bo
put in or oi sled from a position by po
litical or tft lehiasiii al influence.
The kindergarten bus Or. Oilman
endorsement, though perhaps there is
too much paraphernalia in every -day
use. Tbe aim of the kindergarten
should In- the formation of habits of
truth, attention, lieaiuess, courtesy
and reverence. And ibis should be
brought about by pleasant processes.
Or. Oilman urges preparation for
practical life for public school chil
dren, who w ill not take higher courses.
The eye anil hand training should be
thorough, ami while drawing Is of
great value, more than drawing is
needed. The observation of nature
should be cultivated, and practical em
"From the needle to tbe pencil, from
tbe knife to the box of tools, is an easy
graduation, everywhere possible, and
every young person should lie carried
through at least three stages of 'handi
craft.' 'Look,' 'do,' 'think,' and 're
member,' are four lessons that ought
to lie enjoined upon every scholar, ev
ery day through tbe period of adoles
cence." As regard religious Instruction.
President Oilman suggested that the
term "Oodles schools" Is mad.' possi
ble by religious people who are afraid
of the introduction of religious instruc
tion Which tints not unite meet their
own views. The essentia! points In re
ligion should be Impressed upon every
child. A book of selections from the
Scriptures might be made which could
be indorsed alike by I'rotcstant and
Human Catholic. Men nt I me teacliTS
must teach ethics by precept and ex
ample. Kvcry child should I e trained for the
duties of the citizen, ami bis patriotism
should be so pure and high as to lift
him beyond temptation from bribery. -School
Stick, for the laying of figures, I
one of the richest ;:inl mocit fas I n :i t ; :i g
of l'ni"!.i'IV gifts to children, and may
be made tbe lias:': for thawing, arith
metic ainl gisuiii-tiy, all w.!l:o,i' ;hc
t'uildre:i knowing that they .lie doing
any thing but play.
The s:lck may 1m bad in wi I un
length-, also III e.i.'of. I bought a bun
dle of ."i ti. thirteen inches long, for on
cents, nn l cut them my If the desired
lengths. I have found three im dies a
Place a pile upon tlie table, or In a
liox: or. pas I hem to the children, tell
ing tliem to take one. Let them exam
ine it, and say what It looks like to
them. To inspire respect for the mate
rial have a little itilk about lu form
j ami length, of what '.,-,:!'lt , an 1 the
j amount of work tiwesKarj to prepare,
from a big tree, rhl lil'ie stick,
j Teach position, fii-xt 1,y imitation:
i then call for the different x!tions,
until vertical, hori.oiiial, and iblii;ue
! areas fa miliums are the terms, stniil
Ing. lying and leaning. Reproduce by
, dm wing on elate and on tbe lard.
j Next, take two slick -children i,.
elding how many-a ml combine the sto
sitlotis to various figures, which the
children will name accordi'ii; to their
When, by imitation ami Inventon,
combination with "two" are exhaust
ed, tlicy may be taught the term r'gbt,
acute and obtuse angles, reproducing
t)nse mid all the form by thawing.
As the number of stick used liicicas
e, tlie variety of objects which the
Children w ill form are almost ei,tlles.
After being started on the way they
may be left to themselves. If only the
teacher shows an interest In their work
by an ts-calomil suggest! km, or won of
encouragement. Being perftsdly uoise
hs, this material may be used lu large
rkutsen without annoyance, Helen L.
Iewls, in Intelligence.
In the public schools In Boston 1.600
scholars are dally provided with hot
lunches. The food Is prepared at a
central kitchen, whence It Is distribut
ed by expresses to the various school.
This system Is found to be entirely sat
isfactory. The variety of footMs quite
large, and the price very moderate.
For 5 cents a choice of dishes Is offer
ed, while for 10 (he sum of all local epi
cureanism may be reached.
Mint for Teaching Oeoarsphr.
In the study of some of the rivers
history will prove an liujiortant help.
It is not enough to know where a river
rises, and that It flows in a southcrlv
and then southeasterly direction, con.
tlnues lo a southwesterly course, ami
ao on, until It empties into such aud
such a body of water. In studying
achoUrs learning of the fearful suffer-
(n, c,mA b th h... .,
U baa. Explain the cauas of th.
' Mta, and tha
of tha word.
last tbe t lass 'tpc'l something of en
lattb-s lb.it I at teli II place on
Bear the brinks t.f the liter. If the im
portant cities aiong tie river lave al
ready I t n studi.!. icview 11, em ami
l! Ihclrl ill tbe pupil's lllilltl Itt rotiUe"--
tiou uiib tbe river. We Lave, In Amer
ica, a gnat fill! for this work. Very
v any of our rivers b.ive interesting:
fin ts i o mil i led w ith them, as the com
ing if the early M ltlcr. or the found
ing of towns, or the battles fought in
their vicinity, or other interesting; his
torical facts.- Fxi bulige.
Miss Trciinnit - It W your Cairn;. tans'
ignorance of Fngl !i Hint is so tl stress
ing to inc. Now, if a man moved from
Chicago to Boston would yoti call him
an emigrant or an Immigrant?
M is Wa bash -I would call hi in ao
lil a it. - 4 'hicago I ijwitcb.
N n I r ft.
Went Cardiier, Me., has a
house lul years old, whit b I
Boston wnnus a new girls'
I alt, II
sciioii!. and ;isj for an appropriation
t of $i'7i,in for sin li a build. ng.
San Francisco is about to build :t pew
high school, which l to be one of !ho
finest sol 1 building in the State.
Scholarship and bursa r.es. aggre
gating over t'ln.issi. have j'lst Isvcu
awaribsl for tin session at the OLasgow
Many State Tiiudiers' Associations
have lately passed resolutions to light
vigorously the cigarette !ia hit in the
schools, and to try to secure cffecllte
legislation on tbi ijui-siion.
At Perry, O. T a school house b.i;lt
of sod collapsed and twenty-five school
children were eiitoiiils-1 for some time.
Several children will die from Injuries
and M s Jennie Jotie.s, the teacher is
lu a critical condition.
The college Creek letter fraternities
lu Ihe Fulled Slain have a meinlHT
sliip of lui.isKi. with about li."iii ac.'Ue
iind HIVi Inactive chapters. Tiicy own
Hevetily house or halls III various col
lege town and cities.
The annual report of t'apt. Pra i. of
the Carlisle Indian Training St lio .1.
shows that last year there wete S'.is
pupil at the jiif'tlttuioii, rcprrttrtit'iig
flxtv-one different tribes. Over TtiHI
pupil worked upon farm timing the
summer, aud earned !f l!i.ll
A Telephone Paper.
Pest)', III Hungary, has a telephone
newspaper the only one of the kind it)
Il Is mi Inn I 1c to persons who are un
abb or loo lazy to use their eyes or
who cannot read. It has six thousand
subscribers, Willi receive the news a
tbey would ordinary telephone lues
A special wire one hundred and six-ly-clghl
miles lung, runs along the win
dows tif the bouses of subscribers,
which are connected with the main
line by separate wires ami spetdal up
paraius which prevnis Ihe blocking
of the system by an accident at one of
the stat ions.
WiUiin the houses, long. flexible
w ires make is post idle to carry ipe re
ceh, cr io the bod or any other part of
the tooM. .
I lie Hews is lint tli'li'. ered as it bail
pens to come in, bin is- carefully edited
ami arranged acconlliig to a pviuleti
schrilulo, so that a subscriber ar any
time know what pan of the piper he
In going io hear.
The tlan Is fiig.inli;eil like that of
tiny other newspaper:
Alter the copy ha pac,j through
the bands of the ediinr, who Is liable
for lis i tiniiiiuiiii ntiotis, It is given to
the "speakers" -ten men wiih strong
voices ami clear enunciation, w ho work
In shift of two at a time ami talk tin
news through ll telephone.
There are t w t lily-eight editions ut
tered a day. Additions, to the lirst edi
tion are announced n m-ws items.
To till up the time when mi news Is
coming in, the subscriber are enter
tained with vocal and instrumental
concerts, the wire being In communica
tion with lln churches, oncrn bouse
and music halls, Thl unique news
paper bus been In existence two yearn.
When the Are.l) Is IH-gusle I.
Folk that live in big towns must of
ten be .surprised at the honor their
country cousins express at the impure
air the city dweller breathe. Tl'l is.
of course, In both cases, due to b.lbli.
The city man only notices that tin air
I I enl when It 1 worse than usual; the
count ry man. iiceiistimird to the pure,
healthy air of his ordinary surround
ing. Urid Um air of the town always
more or less bail. Thus It Is tiuit the
A nth. the child tf the ib-Mert, wear a
worried look when he filters a large
town. Then he sufT his me.tri! wltii
cotton, or shelters his Hose behind a
cltrth, ami. If obliged to remain over
night, would rather not sleep indoors.
But nuwt town are hardly so bail In
any case as the towns an Arab would,
be likely to ylslt.
The large! mouth, proportioned to
the size of the aulmal, is that of rhe
frog. The mouth of the leech ia a jhiw
erful sucker, which will hiis-ihIh many
times Its weight. The tongue of rha
tond and frtg Is prehensile. By means
of It thewe, animal scire and hold their
prey. The mouth of the lobster is xinall
and he must tear his fotnl to piece
with hi claws before he can devour It,
Tlie month of the octopu is In Mk- cen
ter of his lssly and Is provldi-d with a
beak closely resembling that of n par
rot. The teeth of fish, like teeth of
most animals, are not fimtencd to Dia
bone, but are held In sockets.
Tbe water Illy is largely used In soane
parts of India as food, Tha fruit ot
soin apeclea UaM grvw plentiful b u,
im mm or Oaatwaera la rkh In starch.
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