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BRING him up," said the skipper,
tersely. They dragged bltn up
the compauion ladder according
ly shrinking, ragged lad, his pale
face pinched with days of hunger, his
sunken eyes scanning those around him
t do the eye of captive animal.
"H'm!" remarked the skipper. "So
you're the stowaway! Nice looking
young gentleman, too. Never did a
stroke ' work in your life, I'll be
tound. Never mind. We'll see if we
, fn't mike you. Eh, Mr. Billings?"
The first mate grinned. His grin was
en eloquent one, and the boy shuddered
M be saw It.
"How did you find him, Mr. Bll
Jlaga?" contiuued the skipper.
''Behind one of the cotton bales, sir,"
the mate replied. "He had an old mut
ton bone, with the meat all gnawed off.
Provisions, I suppose, for the voyage,"
"Provisions, eh? Well, it's precious
few provisions he'll get aboard this
sblp unless he works for them. Pity
we're out so far, or we might put him
Fw the first time the stowaway
"Please, don't put me ashore," be
tried, "Anything hut that I must go
to Cape Town, and I'm more than wili
:tBg to work my way."
'"Shot up!" snarled the mate, em
phasizing his remark by a tug at the
-Stow way's e:u "Who gave you
Jsave to talk. I d like to know? Shut
19. and hark to what the captain says."
"What's your name, and where d ye
" aveme from?" demanded the captain,
notebook In band.
Tremblingly the boy replied thai he
M PJck Harley, late of the Tenterden
-rfl9ar ecnoot; mat bis fatner, a
- widower, had left him behind In En
gland, whlie he went to South Africa
if assistant surveyor on the new Mat-
gbeieland Railway line; that nothing
had been beard from that kindly father
for a year or more, and lastly, that,
compelled to leave school on account of
ftnpnld bills, be had resolved to go to
goutb Africa and And tils missing pa-
j.nd so you thought to steal a pas-
"-sge -en tbe Only Son of Portsmouth?"
(aid the skipper.
"I was refused a berth by every oth-
ism asui u. uicauBU uie uti iuvt uiui
"We&k or not, you're fot to work
mmrnmm a-M. vus,, StnflBa, BV0.4U LAiC U(l
jnate; "hasn't he. sir?"
, -Tt skipper nodded.
eatnet, Mr. Billings," he an
swered. If he doesn't want to pay
tar his passage, try him with the rope's
"Aye, aye, air."
And aain Billings grinned eloquent-
jf a be led tbe boy forward.
yr qwei, elderly geartleman who bad
bms wiobisi uiese proceeaings now
"JDpu't hwt him, Mr. BUllnga," be
k aML "Tie's only a dilM, you know."
"Captmhi' orders, sir," answered the
sjMe, Tln Dick Harley's ear an ex
' Tbe skipper had.
'Pca't yoa wiata any aynpatby on
ttiat ywnntar," he exclaimed. "We
cata't affajrd to hare aary useless, white
IcsmM stowawys aboard a Teasel that
i 000,000 to tne Chartered Com-
4ftMrt m mm asmobjc"
Bawds) twi kaaw, my dear Mr.
f.iaifatet, thaU yonder boy la not the
KS9 It asSM wig an robbers, put mi
feawi to CM eajt abavt the moneyr
f M. Ural. .
Ihf amti, "tbay did
,tsmUw 1 - i ... t
.ffmmz fsmm baya art awr,
( Ci wn J to
---i if "1? :racaf
"What's that?" cried Mr. Lancelot.
The captain of the Only Son of Ports
mouth put bis notebook, containing
Dick Harley's name and circumstances,
carefully into his iooket.
"That, my dear sir," -he answered,
smilingly, "is the stowaway getting his
firs lesson iu seamanship from Mr.
Mr. Lancelot shrugged his shoulders.
After all, he had been sent out in
charsce of 2o0,0to In gold, which was
consigned by the Bank of England to
Cecil Rhodes and the Chartered Com
pany of South Africa. His duty lay In
the after cabin, where rhe treasure was
stored, and not In preventing venture
some little stowaways from being
Bruised and stiff. Pick Harley lay
curled up lietween a seaman's chest
and the forecastle bulkhead. One of
the deck hands had taken pity on him
and thrown a piece of tarpauiin over
"PLBAsTi THROW UP TOUR HASD8."
bis aching shoulders. Thus he lay
completely hidden so that the men on
the larboard watch, who bad just
turned In after four hours' wrestling
with wind and water, knew nothing of
"What became of tbe stowaway,"
asked one of these worthies.
"Jumped overboard, I expect," an
swered another. "Billings gave him
'whatfor,' I can tell you. I must say
I don't understand wby be wanted to
wallop the poor little wretch."
A chuckle ran around the forecastle.
"Why, you donkey," cried the man
who had first spoken, "Billings jut
wanted to show how zealous he Is In
the company's service. The captain
thinks there's nobody like Billings."
Just then the mate appeared, aud, re
marking that the captain was quite
right, proceeded to glTe bis orders fur
a scheme which made the stowaway
under bis canvas prick op bl ear one
of them was still very painful from tbe
mate's cruelty and Hsten Intently, for
tbe scheme, In which all of that watch
were accomplices, baring shipped with
boat express design, was nothing less
than the capture of the 250.000 and
the sending adrift of the captain and
Mr. Lancelot, it It was not necessary
to murder them to secure tbe treasure.
To stir from M hiding place at this
moment would mean demsh at tbe
hands of those desperate men. And as
yet none of ohem showed any hat en t Ion
of obeying Bimaga advice and "turn
They examined abetr revolver for
erery one of them seemed te be armed
and talked over the coming attack
upon the Chartered Company's treas
ure. Dick had almost made op hie
mind to rtek a crawl along tbe floor to
ward the companion ladder, and a ruth
thence upon deck when ana of the des
peradoes yawned. A yawn Is more
contagions than yellow fever. Within
Are minutes every man la tbe forecas
tle was showing evidences of weari
ness. Flnt one and then another
crawled to their banks, sad were pres
ently beard to slumber neisfry. The ax
ample spread until tbe last of the band
knocked the ashes oot of bis pine and
retired to rest Boaat aj of thorn ware
to tbe land of SoA.
Cautiously IMck Harley peeped out
from under has tarpaulta. Then be ren
tored forth and est one foot on the
"Wart tberer growled a sailor
. - Diet's aaswwr was to aftp as aalcUy
m as silial ij as kit ftnrisss would
sJtowiptoalssOr. At tbe bead he Us
issaii lalabfj. .. .
m was ftt, car asks a second
was that Esaaaf sat, ra tbtufc
tf,f rspttoi O Cat tftOm, and to
r2a reBef Urn wts as aartaiL
aa m cj C fs aaj
That night a the firs m.ite f i;
Only Son eair.o n;i from bin i ai!ii wit;
a revolver in lit hip oeket and a pi::
o: bin face. :,e mil met at the head
the stair by l!;e r.-.pta in a lid M
Lancelot. To b's surprise both of lhe
izoutJt n.en armed, while hehiiie
1 i-.'ia he ohtcl'ied the dc.-piscd s'iiw.,
way. Kick Harley. with a baked ciltl.ti--ln
"Mr. IWIinzs." t-a'd the captain, "you
win pip.!-e inrow up your Hand. Von
lii;'ie plot has been discovered. A'
thank you " lug hp drew the p!-t i'
out of Kilins' poe!jeti,"you may rotur.
new to your cabin and consider your
Keif a prisoner."
"Wh what is the meaning of this
sir?" sputtered the mate.
Hie uicsiiiius. Mr. Billings, put lr
Iflncelot. "Is that this boy here hear
yiriir whole delightful scheme to '
the Chartered Company of 'J.j0.ik). 11
very promptly informed the cuptaiii
Your accomplices in the forecastle woi
captured in their bunks, and uost o
them have confessed everything."
Billing looked at the speaker, then i;
"The stowaway!" he 'cried. "Tl
miserable little rat of a stowaway."
"yes, Mr. Billings the stowaway ha
saved the Chartered Company of Soin'
Africa 2."0,000 and a staunch, so;;
worthy ship. You will tiixl that ih.
company knows how to Im- grateful."
And grateful, Indeed, the eouipan.'
pioved itself to be. A month late;
(while Billings and his ganat wer.
awaiting trial for attempted piracy it
the CaM! Town jail) Pick Parley w.i
shaking his father's wasted hand In th
new hospital at .Salisbury. The sin
teyor's recovery from a lingering f,'
was greatly accelerated, you may b
stire, by the news that the Char:ere'
Company had rewarded by a position o:
trust and honor the timely action o:
the quondam stowaway on the Oui
Son. Utica Globe.
For HnnilrFd of Tears She Ha Peer
a Illot on the Face of the Kartb.
The treatment which Spain has ao
corded her colonies has always bee:
brutal Spanish hearts and Spanish
methods changed but little from Corte;
to Weyler, the only difference, insteai.
of Increase aud success as at the beSc
ning, failure and decrease of empire I.
at the end.
fpain has always felt her Inferiority
in thla respft to other iiaiioiis. and b
order to apparently maintain her posl
tion she has bid detiance to every other
n&ticro on the fjw.-e of the estrth.
Spain has for a hundred yers rep-at
edly thrown down the gauntlet of dell
auce at our feet.
She has disregarded all treaty obliifa
tlons. Who can recall the massacre of
the crew of the Virginias vithu a
thrill of horror psissing through hi
frauie? The Spanish depredations on
our commerce up to 1M4 were so exten
sive that fhe was obliged to cede Plor
Ida to rhe United States on their agree
ing to settle with onr citizens.' accept
ing Florida Ui payment of the lump
The United States hus not alone suf
fered from Spain's depredations. As
long ago as lT.'IO the episode which is
known as the war of Jenkins' er arose
from tbe barbarous treatment of Cunt.
Jenkins, an English officer, and the
crew of the English shin Rebecon.
which was captured by a Spanish
cruiser and searched. The Spaniards,
after hanging CaptaJn Jenkins at the
yard-arm, wlLh a cabin lwy tied to his
feet, unstrung bira Just In time to pre
vent death, and cutting off his ear pre
sented It to him and bade him take kt
to his king. Captain Jenkins did a be
was bid. The wave of indignation
raised by this act of cruelty caused
Horace Walpole, who was prime minis
ter, to declare war against Spain. Spain
blterlyregTttted the act of ber naval
In 1"0"2 Spain, by her repeated op
pressions, forced England to again de
clare war against her. Ird Albemarle,
with a fleet of 200 vessels and about
15.000 men, appeared In-fore Havana,
and although defended by almost twk
that number of .Spaniards fell In ks
than two, months time, and with It
Cuba Into English bends. It renin I nod
there nntll by the treaty of Paris. In
1703, It waa restored In exchange for
possessions which England at tliat
time considered more valuable.
Spain waa the last of the great pow
ers to recognise the sovereignty of tbe
At the end of the nineteenth century
nothing remains of her mat pos ess Ions
but tbe Philippine Islands in the
Pacific Ocean and Cuba and Porto Rico
In the Western ses. Mexico threw off
the yoke In Then Central and
South America In 1M1. and the Argen
tine Republic was formed from the
province of L Plata; thpn Chill. Pern,
tbe United Ststes of Colombia, Ecua
dor and Venezuela broke tbe chains of
monarchy. Kan Domingo and Hoytl
What Did He Mean?
An amusing anecdote at the expense
of an excellent and necessary profes
sion come from Temple Bar.
A young doctor, a novice In his pro
fession, who was also somewhat of a
novice wltii the gun, waa out after
hare, and after be had missed several
shots tbe old keeper said:
"Let me have a try, I'll doctor 'em."
We never have a very good opinion
of a man to whom making an apology
cornea aa easily as crying comas to a
People are ao prone to think erll that
ns one ever thinks that the letter 4,
followed by a dash, might staad far
darting. - . ,. .. t. :
Aaovt tooo faatltoj nubs tbstr !
tog to Paris 1m
Ladastry sad taktag
The distinctively local breed of sheep
"n tbe Cheviot hills. lyin? alona; the
order of England and Scotland, Is the
Cheviot, typical spt-iuiens of which
ire graphically depicted In the accom-
anylng Illustration from Farm and
lome. The old Cheviot sheep was a
leys.. iuiu-wooieu auimai, cuoiign very
hardy and vigorous, enduring the viols- j hard to kill a Its discouraging name
ltmbs of storms ami colds nearly as , Implies. On s.or soil it Is rather bare
veil as Ida ck faced sheep. The mod- j to kill, and rhus It probably gels it
n Cheviot Is a compact, well-formed ! name. If the land be not rich. lis leave!
beep, well filled out In the quarters, ! and stalks will be less succulent, and 1:
.rith no undue amount of daylight be-
y--s ' ". V
' ' M'J' ,'.f ,vv-:
low It. The tails of all Cheviots are
left long enougli to reueh the htx ks.
i'bis needed protection, espef-lally to
the udders of ewes. Is rendered prac
lieable on account of the dry nature
of the usual forage, which obviates the
'anger of scouring. The leys below
he knees and bocks, as well as the
'ace, is covered by a close growth of
dmrt, stiff, white hair. The fleece Is so
iense and close as to be almost Impen
etrable to rain and cold. The ewes clip !
from five to seven pounds each, rams!
two to three pound more. The mutton
. finely marbled, Juicy ami palatable.
KeUtive Valne of Wheat and Oat.
Kegardlng the relative value of wheat
md oats much depends on the soil and
conditions. The production of stray
'.axes the land, though straw Is given
hut little value ns a portion of the
Top. Estimating a yield of twenty
bushels of wheat und forty bushels of
jats per acre, the experiment stations
;,nve shown that there will lie atsjnt
il7 pounds of wheat straw to lui
;ounds of grain and 12S.4 tnunds f
itraw to 1W isiunds of grain In oats.
Vccording to such estimates wheat
would remove from the hind 1.200
pounds of grain and 2,104 pounds of
straw, while oats would remove 1.2M0
pounds of griln and l.tH.'i'4 pounds of
Uraw pT acre. With wheat there
would consequently be removed from
the soli In tbe grain for each ton 15.1
pounds phosphoric acid, 8.8 of potash
md 34.2 pounds of nitrogen, tbe straw
removing 2 pounds phosphoric add,
10.r of potash and 0.5 of nitrogen.
With oats a ton of 2,000 pounds would
remove, In the grain, 11.9 pounds of
phosphoric acid, 0.8 of potash and 39
if nitrogen, the straw removing 1.2
pounds of phosphoric acid, 27 of potash
ind 7.0 of nitrogen. Wheat thus car--ies
off the more phosphoric acid and
aioro nitrogen, while oats carries off
Kllllas- Packs Kaallr.
The accompanying illustration shows
a convenient device for Ailing grain
sacks. Strong Iron hooks fasten the
box to the edge of tbe bin, while small
er bookssre put In each lower corner, to
which tbe sacks are attached. The grain
Is then shoveled from tbe bin Into the
bo x Orange Judd Farmer.
Pelrjr II lata.
Tbe slightest degree of filth tn a milk
can will Injure the milk, and It Is
possible to bars portions of the former
milk contained In the can to be left
over, despite the greatest care. Klrst
wash the cans In tepid water to wblcb
a little powdered borax has been sdded,
and then scald them with boiling wa
ter, adding borax again. Rinae with
dean cold water and place tbcm where
dust cannot reach them. Borax may
be used freely in all water used for
aUk cans with advantage.
OtTe the Calf tbe First Milk,
Because It la easier to aaflk walls the
sow's bag Is full and a full stream win
flow, and also because the aallra in ths
calfs mouth, foil of aaMra and milk
makes tWlkiag unpleasant for tbe milk
er, tt Is toe habit of many fanners to
milk what they waot for tbe koues sad
1st lbs sstf take what to toft. Itls rsry
to toe calf fot juoh faaiara to
Bat ws tofl the to Is a
gaasrasltr, for tbatal mWL
hartof much lass fat than
j bstoar staMT to aiaks tha toU
ron aoLnnio sacks.
nr rati, n tiinn
Slot farmer th'uk :' a ih 'Ui. riu.
too rich for a faiietini ai.'. But t.:
ruins the cw, as by liie time tin I
jrets t the K'rljipins !: Is tired oi t.u .
I'll'-', and wii; never dr!n out i.ie !
diip, as t'Jr ".ood milker lila Joes.
Potash for Hrnr'TiB Trce.
Either wood i"hes or some other for-;
of available potash xiiouid in appc.i
without delay to ail tree that s'.io.v r.
fuil bloom. Spread It freely nil ve
the surface In a well-filled orchard, oi
to tbe distance of twenty feet ;.i
around each single tree. Trees tha.
stand singly spread their room farrii-r
than tives In orchards, where they
stand In blocks, and their roots liner
lace after they have made a few years
growth. There Is no harm In using at
excess of polash. What is not wanted
this year Is put In bank In the soil,
which, after all. Is about as proUtable
a bank as the farmer can put money
This Is not a really dangemu
; 0n rich laud, for though it spreads b
; its roots, and these are apparently in
destructible when dug up and exposal
, to tne air, tlie weeil Is not nearly so
I Is by rotting them- down In eouru-otioc
with the root that the plant Is to In
rotted down and thus killed. KxjioMii t
to nlr ami sun merely drl s up t ic r-'O s
and when a wot time comes they revive
and grow again.
Bond P'astcr on Iotat"e
Although land plaster doe not pro
duce so great effect on jHitatoes as It
does on the clover crop, yet It will ul
ways pay to apply some during tin
growing season. When the itato bee
tle first came, t1ioe who mixed p.-irh
green with plaster for the destruction
of the pests said that the effect of the
plamor In keeping the vines green long
er more than offset the cost of the poi
son. tJypMim on the leaves, by draw
ing and holdlmr nio'sfure. made the po
tato beetles less likely to lay their egg
on the hills thus treated.
K ep 1 he I'tir -o win sr.
It Is not generally kuown that a smal!
amount of grain fed to pigs during the
summer, when they haven run In is
ture or orchard, bring a larsr-T reiurn
than If fed at any other time of yiti r.
los1 of the corn nop Is fed out to the
hogs late In fall, when tiiey g-t so
"""'h that their clomaebs me unable
to d.get it. and tne gram does limit
good. Hut unless milk can be fed with
corn, some other grain or wheat mid
dlings should Iw addi-d to make the
The Kami Journal says that p
grow best if kipt out of doors on the
grass during the summer. They will
get much of their living from the gns
also. Therefore this excellent agricul
tural paper recommends making n mov-
A OOKVKNIKJIT Plol'E.f.
able pen like that shown In rhe cut, and
the pigs can then lie moved dally to
new ground. A cloth shelter will give
a shady place lu the heat of the day
and protection also from sudden show
ers. The Happiest Farmer in America.
A little fsrra well tilled,
A little barn well fiiisl.
A little wife, a boy, a girl.
The happiest trio iu the world.
We've plenty to eat aud plenty to wear.
And a littie money to go to the fair;
We have no mortgage, we have no debt
Over which to wriggle, foom and sweat.
We have a plenty and some to iure,
We give to the needy whoever tli-y are.
I em contented, I'm nobody's sJave,
For more than this I do not crave;
I am cool en ted s boon to save,
I've ail there is this side tbe grave.
-C, J. Elen.
PolTerlslns the Foil.
The mechanical condition of the sofl
has much to do with the acquiring of
plant food by crops. The roots may
bars difficulty In deriving nutriment
from a clod, but If tbe clod Is powdered
tbe roots can at once utilize all the aub
stances contained therein. It also re
quires more moisture to dissolve clods
than can be spared, especially In sum
mer. By working the soil One not only
Is tbe ground more capable of holding
moisture, but tbe feeding capacity of
tbe roots Is greatly Increwsed.
Proflt In mall Fralta.
Rmall fruits can be produced with
but little labor erery year after the
rlnea are well established. Baspberry
snd blackberry canes will require the
most work In late fall and In cutting
out old wood In winter, and will bear
crops for years. A strawberry bed,
with care, should give crops for at least
three years. Half an acre of land In
small fruits should aupply an average
Teach pita for planting should not be
taken from the grafted trees.
A good garden helps the wife to get a
aaUafactory meal for Mred men.
Perhaps the contrary animal thinks
you are aa unreasonable creature.
It Is said that ths Oeorgia fruit crop
this year will be worth 2fiU0fiOO.
tut clay soil Is not good for florlcul
tara, loll should bo light and friable.
fix up the fences before ths stock Is
tamt oa pasture. One weak place
njap proTS eipenerrs.
Kssss sf ths exasftoteat stations say
that there are worst sattotoa to (rah
ths aaa Joss
I J ,H V I L.
. Offered eailx Mnd for the liee-
pt-rirte . iterator,
A novelist In Iiotosi do noi Isifrh,
t'.-ore are novelist ia IloMon, ,, aw,
actually living there sM to us ihe
oilier day, "if only I eo'ild find a plot"
Here Is a p!.t for him free of charge,
;ad t!-e story Ik a true one, says the
In l".i! a lady a real lad came Into
Blrmiiigh.'MM, linglaud, with a hund
Kome eiulpage, slid desired the land
lord of the Inn to gi-t her a husband, be
ing determined to marry somebody or
oilier ls-fore she left the town. The
man lswed, atxl sujriiosed her ladyship
to be In a facetious humor, but U-lug
made sensible how much she was In
eammt, he went out In search of a
niiin that would marry a fine lady with
out asking questions. After many ii
uirles from jsor fellows who were no
dperate enough for such a venture,
be met with an excise man, who said
he "could mrt be in a worse condition
than he was" and accordingly went
with the Innkeeper and made a tender
of himself, which was all he had to be
stow on the lady, who immediately
went with him to one who gave thorn
license and made them man sivl
wife, on which the bride gave her
8ioiise 200, and without more delay
left the town and the bridegroom to
find out who she was or nurlddle th's
strange adventure. Sinm after she was
gone two gentlemen came into the town
in full pursuit of her; they had traced
her so far njsiti the road, and, finding
the Inn where she had put up, they ex
amined luto all the particulars of her
conduct, and on hearlag she was mar
ried gave up their pursuit and turned
Truly a noble dame, one worthy of a
full-length portrait In he gallery con
structed by Thomas Hardy.
Why did this noble dame offer her
self to the flnt comer? And why were
the respectable males of the town tui
Kick ward? There was no hint of scan
dal. Who were the pursuers? lddsbe
wish by a sudden marriage to escape
one ilelilMT-ate-ly contrived and ninig
nant? Was the excise man a pretty fel
low In spite of his abject condition?
bid she ever see him again? Did sho
ever rcgrrit that she had not braved
the world mid lived with him? Per-
iajw the memory of her apparition
haunted him; perhaps It roused him to
doughty deed. It's a pity thrnt Mr.
Hardy has not accounted for her action
and her fate with his grim Irony.
STATUE WITH A WARDROBE.
Fisore of a Norle Hoy in liruurl Has
Nine UitTcrcnt t-uil.
One of the most curious things In
Brussels, a thing that must 1m; charac
teristic to some exli'iit of the temper of
the H.ople, Is the little manikin statue
and fountain. It Is a statue of a naked
boy, wild to have been erected by a no
bleman whose lost mm was found on
this sot But there Is not the least
excuse for the boy's nakednws, for be
Is well supplied with clothing of many
sorts, and is rich enough to buy more
suits occasionally. Ixmls XV. decorated
Uie statue with be Order of the Holy
Ghost, possibly at a moment when an
other sort of spirit had possession of
him, awl it la the owner of nine hand
some costumes belonging to different
periods. On fote days the boy Is gor
geoiwly clad; sometimes In old Kreucb
costumes, sometimes In the uniform ol
the Ouard Clvhrue. All this la funny
enough, but not as curious s the rest
It is the fashion for wealthy maiden
ladles of Brussels to fall in love with
the statue, and remember it handsome
ly In their wills. Through one wich be
queat this petted boy Is provided with
a valet at a salary of $40, and a short
time ago another unwedded admirer
ltft $200 for the completion and main
tcnanoe of his wardrobe. Kansas City
Story the Cab Reporter Didn't Get.
One dny a cut) reportc was sent to
cover a meeting of an East Side liter
ary club, wtoloh was to debate about
arbitration end Ms effect upon Intern.
tlonai peace, but be came back to tbe
office wtthin an hour looking dlsup.
"Wheres your etoryr asked the cite
"There wasnt any story to write,"
repttod (he new reporter, picking up a
newspaper; "they couldn't agree upon
ths wording of uhe subject, and they
got to arguing and calling names, and
nnaJiy the meeting broke tip In a free
flgbt; ao I came back, sir."
The city editor cams down from hl
desk and gaaed pitifully upon the cub,
Tbey wore to bare debated oa peace,"
he said, sorrowfully, "and the meet In J
broke up In a flgbt And there was
nothing to write! Ton may go," Thai
la a story they toll along the Row, and
K Is an oM one. Prow "Ths New Be,
porter," to Bcrlbner's.
Persia Peacock Throne.
Ttis famous Persian "peacock throne
Is entirely of afer, g great camp bed
structars, but modeled In lovely d
sagas. U Is encrusted from end to i4
and from top to bottom wktb dtamouds,
At the back Is a star of brlllianta thai
make you blink. Tbs rug on which ths
8Uab arts la edged with precious trtonea,
snd ths pillow on which be rscllu-w Is
coTertd with pearls. Boms persons
have valued It at 128,000,000. Its real
oSSoa bw"B ,1W0'000
Whet It la.
"Pa, what Is auaat by personal
It If tha power ons man -
war aasthsr to drawing ea kla (or a
"Thap MP war to
WsH tha fattest tosa wsai
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