Nebraska advertiser. (Brownville, Nemaha County, N.T. [Neb.]) 1856-1882, July 28, 1881, Image 2

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    A City of Slaughter.
Now and tliun I got up to watch tlio
slaughtering at tlio abattoirs of La
Villotlo. In that qmirtur of Paris,
just at the edgo of tlio city and soparat
od from it by tlio broad canal, nro hHuhL
od tlio groat abattoirs in which aro
killed and prepared for market all the
moats eaten in Paris. These abattoirs
form a city in theniHelvoH, having their
broad avenues and cross-streets, with
their own police and lire department,
a military guard and a special or.lroi to
collect the city tax on the meat as fast
as it is carried out of the gates into
Paris. There are several thousand
butchers employed then!. Among those
alert and stalwart butchers who sing
and laugh as they rush through their
work there aro some who attract atten
tion from the fact that they do not pro
coed as do the others. Thoso aro the
Jewish sacrilieers. There aro four of
them hL the central abattoir. They are,
according to usao, designated or ap
pointed by tlio Grand Rabbi alter a
previous examination, for there are for
them certain formulas to observe, and,
jis wo know, the Israelitish race
does not easily soparalo itself
from its old customs. Every animal
intended for tlio nourishment of
the Jews must be killed by
the cutting of its throat, and cannot,
under any pretext whatever, bo pre
viously stunned or knocked in the head.
This method, which pertains to the re
ligious customs of tlioir faith, is criti
cised by many people having other
forms of belief as being cruel. As soon
ns the beast Is dead it must be opened
and examined with uare, for if it is im
pure, it cannot be delivered to the poo
j)lw of God. Leviticus, chapter .xii., enumerated all the causes which de
maud the rejection of incut intended for
food. Formerly tlio Jews never ate tho
thigh of animals, as a remembrance ol
tho wrestling of .Jacob with tho angel
nt Penuol, wlioii Jacob had his thigh
bone put out of joint by tho being with
whom he contended. As is said in
Genesis, chapter xxii., orso ;)2, "And
foi this cause, oven unto this day, the
children of Israel eat not of tho tendon
which is found at the joint of tho hip,
because he (the angel) touched tho hip
of .Jacob." Tho Italian Jews were tho
fust who violated this injunction and
ate of the forbidden tendon, and iimw no
portion of tlio animal is abandoned to
tho Christians.
The animal about to be sacrificed must
bo, according to tho ancient usages of
Jows, fastened together by its four feet,
in remembrance of the manner in which
Isaac was hound by his father, Abra
ham, upon tho altar of twigs to bo
.saorilicod. When the animal is firmly
lixod to the ring tho butcher passes a
running slip-noose to each of tho front
logs; tlio cord is attached to a ropo
worked by a windlass; by two revolu
tions of tlio wheel the animal Is thrown
on tho ground, extended upon its side.
A butcher places ono kneo on its
shoulder, seizes it by tho horns and
draws tho head violently backward. As
you stand witnessing one of those spec
tacles you tliink involuntarily of tho
piooos of sculpture commemorative of
worship of Mythras. Meanwhile tho
slicoris standing by; ho holds his (fam
in his hand. This is a cutlass with a
very short handle, a long, straight blade,
rounded at tho jioint. Ho runs care
fully his nail twice across the edge, in
order to assure himself that it is not
nicked, for tho Jows believe Unit
if tho blade should have a nick, no
matter how slight it might bo, the ani
mal might be trightonod, and in that
event tlio blood would become coagu
lated in the heart from whence it would
not How. The suc.rijiculcur advances
then; as ho approaches ho should say
montally, "Blessed bo tho Lord God,
who hast judged us worthy of his pre
cepts and hast proscribed to us tho
slaughtering." As ho roaches tho ani
mal lie stoops down, seizes the dewlap,
and with a single stroke cuts his throat;
ho springs backward instantly to avoid
the jot ot blood which spouts forth, ho
vises up and twice again passes his
thumb-nail across the edgo of his knifo
to assure himself that ho has not
touched tho spinal column, for in that
event tho meat would bo impure. I do
not know if it was a matter of chance,
but all the animals which 1 saw sacri
ficed thus wore turned in tho direction
of the oast, tho ideal direction towards
which so many religious beliefs incline
unknown to themselves and under vari
ous pretexts, as if thoy still retained
souvenirs of tho worship of the sun.
Cor. San Francisco Chronicle.
Past and Present.
Thoro is a good doal of harmless
prattlo about tho suporior health, tho
strength, and tho wisdom of our groat-
?randfathors and groat-grandmothors.
t is a common thing to hoar old peo
ple, who ought to nave hotter sonso,
talking about tho good old tunes and
tho higher mental and physical ability
of those who lived long ago. While wo
havo groat respect for tho old folks,
living and deail, wo must not shut our
oyos to tho reality. Tho truth is that
pooplo llvo longer now than ever thoy
did. Tho medical profession knows
nioro now than over it did; and wo
-jould put into tho iiold to-day a bigger
ttrmy of centenarians than our grand
father could in the good old davs when
thoy wore young. Moreover, o'ld poo-
io now aro union more vigorous than
,lip old people of timos past. Our noo-
olo aro growing larger and stronger. It
h not so many years since tho Ameri
can woman was a slight, dolicato
creature; now sho is tall and portly.
Tho numbers of siugularly tall and woH-
iroportiouod young men and womon to
io soon in tho streets of Now York to
day astonish tho old follows who re
member tho boys and girls forty or fifty
yours ago. Somo persons imagluo that
this Incroaso in sizo is confined to tho
childron of our forolgn-borii citizens;
but this is a great mistake, for the in
creased growth is general. Certainly
the mixture of races may have some
thing to do with it, but whatever bo tho
cause, it is a fact plainly to bo seen by
any observer.
Tho greatest known feats of physical
strength and onduriui'O aro recorded
to tho credit of the young men of this
ago; and, indeed, it is hardly too much
to assert that the greatest runners, the
greatest walkers, the greatest jumpers,
the greatest swimmers, tho greatest
oarsmen, the greatest weight-lifters,
the greatest gymnasts, the greatest
boxers, the greatest fencers, and tho
heaviest men that ever lived aro among
the living of to-day. There seems to
bo a universal increase in the growth of
humanity. Tho height, tho chest meas
urement, and the weight of the soldiers
of the immense armies of Europe of
the present time aro at least as great as
they were among tho picked moil of the
much smaller European armies of iifty
years past, clearly showing that tho
average man of to-day is as biir
and as strong as tho picked
man of long ago. Tho fact stares
us in the face that the grown-up sons
and daughters of the old people of this
country are, as a rule, bigger anil
stronger than tlioir fathers and moth
ers were. An ordinary-sized English
man Huds considerable difficulty in
squeezing himself into the armor of one
of the Norman conquorors of his coun
try; but what could ono of our Western
farmers do with it? Certainly ho could
pick it up and look at il, but that is
Wo havo great respect for tho mem
ory ot our grandfathers and great
grandfathers, as well as for our grand
mothers ami great-grandmothers, but
wo cannot afford to delude ourselves
witJi ideas and notions that facts and
ligures sot aside. People aro inclined
to overestimate tho moasuro of wisdom
and ability of tho grand old follows of
diisgonoby. It is an amiable fault,
but still a fault; because tho truth is not
so. N. Y. Sun. ,
Perils of Llghtning-Roil Men.
"Yos," chimed in tho. manufacturer
of lightning rods who sat by, "it is
risky somo times. Tho worst job I ever
had done was tho roddmg of tho Cen
tral Presbyterian Church in Fifty-seventh
Streot, near Eighth Avenue.
Thoy wouldn't havo it done when tho
steeple was put up, when it would havo
boon easy, but after tho lightning had
given thorn ono light touch, then they
wanted it lixod up immediately. It
would havo cost $1.00 to put up scaffold
ing to do tho work safely then, but
thoy would not pay that added sum, or
anything like it. The best thoy would
do was tweuty-livo dollars, and it was a
puzzlo to know how Wo could do it for
that. J. II. Turn or, tho most daring
and expert climber in tho business,
probably, took the job. Ho went up
tho inside of tlio steoplo as far as ho
could, forty feet from tho roof, and
there poked out through two holes a
couple of scantlings, on which ho fast
ened a board. On that board ho sot up
a couple ot scantlings with cleats
nailed across thoin like a laddor, nail
ing them on as ho went up, and nailing
other scantlings on to tho ends of those
when he got to the top. There was no
possibility of fastening that ladder to
tlio steoplo until ho got up whore tho
steeple was so slim that he could throw
a ropo around it and tio it. It was
simply leaned against tho smootli-slated
side of the steeple. A pull of wind or
a careless movement out of balance
would havo hurled him down. In that
way ho worked his way up sixty feet
from tho point where ho started his
ladder about 100 from tho roof, ami
say 160 from tho ground, ltmakos my
blood run cold to think of it. 1 wouldn t
have attempted it for anything in tho
world. But he did it safely, lixod tho
rod, took down his laddor again, and
fastened the slates ingeniously from tho
inside over tlio holes made for his
scantlings, leaving all as good as be
fore. This was in September, 1878,
" Another timo Turner had to go up
to put a lightning rod on a chimney
stack up town. It was necessary to ilo
tho work on Sunday, so as not to intor
foro with tho iiring up of tho works.
When ho got thoro on Sunday morning
tho chimney was full of gases and smoko
from tho lire still bedded down bolow,
and almost roil hot. Thoy threw wator
on tho lire and wailed several hours,
but still tho boat was intense and tho
gases stilling. To get up ho would
havo to ascond inside the stack by iron
bars, like staples, fastoned in tho wall
all tho way up, after tho fashion of a
laddor. Ho wrapped rags around his
hands so that tho bars should not bum
them, and started. Half way to tho
top ho felt his forces giving way. Tho
gases and boat woro stilling him. Ho
just managed to descend without fall
ing. After a long rest ho tried it again.
Iho walls woro still so hot that tho rags
on his hands crumbled. Wlion ho got
to tho top, 160 foot from tho ground, ho
had barely strength enough loft to
throw himself on his breast on tho edgo,
with his head and arms hanging over
in tho fresh air ousido. and his logs
dangling inside. Thoro he hung for an
hour before ho could move. Then ho
hauled up tackle, made it fast, hauled
up tho rod, attached it, lowered tho
tackle, descended insido tho stack nguia,
and tho job was done. Rut it was at
tho risk of his life. A'. X. Sun.
Thoro is such a bad fooling among
tho Chicago editors that they vofuse to
drink boor at each other's expense.
This, wo bolievo, is what is called a
Chicago vendetta. Atlanta Constitution.
Children nt tlio Tabic.
Among tho upper and middle classes
of English society the practice of iso
lating children from the general family
life is much in voguo. Thoy havo tlioir
nurses and governesses, aro kept much
in tho open air, and spend more timo
in tho country than in tho city. What
ever dissipation tho London season may
bring to their elders, the effects do not
reach the childron. Tlio little ones
havo their full amount of sleep, and cat
by themselves and not with tho family,
while tlioir food is plainer than that
upon tho tables of tlioir fathers and
mothers. To some otont this custom
roaches to tho lower classes.
A Gorman child, on tho contrary, sits
or stands at tho table with his oldors
and consumes his full share of food anil
drink, while frequently very little at
tention is paid to decorous manners.
A few American families, who havo
wealth sullloiont to afford a largo reti
nue of servants, accustom their chil
dren to tho same table habits at least
as do the upper English classes. Yet
to have a child's tablo is far from being
tho American style. Somo sensible
fathors and mothers, while permitting
tlioir little ones at the samo tablo as
themselves, do restrict them to plainer
food; and demand of them a quiet de
meanor while in the breakfast or dining
room. To strictly carry out this system
requires vigilance on the part of the
parent, and no little solf-donial on that
of the child. To bo constantly watch
ing the movements of little folks will
more or loss break up tho harmony of
tho meal, and to place palatable food
boforo a child, of which it may not par
take, is a frequent causo of demands
and concessions annoying in tlio ex
treme This can bo avoided by having
tho children served in tlio nursery a
half hour or more before the family
moal, and if it is impracticable to hifo
attendant!), tho mother herself can sit at
their tablo and servo them.
Possibly this arrangement might servo
as an aid to check the rampant growth
of "Young Americanism," of which wo
hoar so much. Such a suggestion will
undoubtedly shock many oxeollout
parents, who lirmly believe in little
ladies and little gentlemen. But old
heads on young shoulders are so much
tho fashion that tlio stylo is becoming
somewhat stilted, and the ohouout of
roverenco is fast beconi'iig unlimited
from tlio typical American naractor.
Childron ought to bo iildrou, and
not miniaturo men and w men. and iso
lation tends to keep th' i so. Even at
their own tablo their m .unci's should bo
carefully watched, and all tendencies to
greediness or ill-temper quickly
If impossible or undesirable, for any
reason, to make this family arrange
ment, then tho children's place and
rights and tho family tablo should bo
carrofully respected. and a quiet, re
spectful deportment insisted upon.
" Bibs aro all but iiooessary for little
folks. Thoy should bo large and tio
about the neck with tapes. Brown or
white linen of coarse texture make
serviceable ones, or thoy can bo made
of gingham.
Ceroids, milk and fruit should form a
largo sharo of their food, though there
aro exceptional cases in which moat in
considerable quantity may bo eaten
with benolit by tho child. l'Vosh berries
or canned or stowed fruit is always
preferable to preserved, and sweet
baked apples invaluable. Simply
cooked oaten moal, wheaten grits,
hominy, rice, etc., and plenty of milk
in sufficient quantity to satisfy hunger
should never bo denied u growing
child. To ono whoso appetite has not
bocomo perverted, the wants or desires
for food may bo safely consulted, both
as to quality and quant itv. Habit will
usually engender a regularity of ap
petite, yet a plato of graham crackers
and somo fruit placed on a sido-tablo,
and permission given to tho child to
partake of if very hungry, is not alto
gether a bad plan. And, judiciously
trained, a child will not abuso tho
privilege. Christian at Work.
Whatever the choiuical process that
converts sour fruit to sweet may be, it
forms a pleasant and refreshing diet
when eaten in propor quantities at
proper times. It oorts a greater in
fluence upon tho young members of
mankind tliau upon the maturo, because
tho mucous membrane of tho food canal
is more suscoptiblo to all influences in
the ono than tho othor, and so seriously
disturbs the health of infancy, oven if
taken in vory modorato quantities and
at regular intervals of time. It does
not possess much nutritious valuo. Its
per centage of tissue-making elements
is very small, so that its chief valuo as
sources of nutrition, must consist of
groups of non-nitrogonous materials, as
starch, eano sugar, grape sugar, gum
and pectino, and all usotul elements in
tho animal oconomy. Its acids and
salts correct tho bad health inducod by
dried moats or those that havo boon
preserved by common salt and con
sumed during a long period of timo.
In various other ways good, sound fruit,
taken in proporquantities and at propor
timos, is healthy for all but tho young
est members of tho human family.
Stale, decaying fruits do an immense
amount of harm. Green and over-rino
I fruits aro nearly as disastrous to health.
I Their ohoapness tompts the poor to
purchase them, so that what this class
do not pay in cash thoy pay in maladies
mil uasuy coiuruiiHii.
All, but particularly childron, who
can get sound, matured fruit should eat
a roasonablo amount each day ami not
a largo amount on ono day ami nono
upon tho next; but oat it when wo may,
tho harder sorts neod thorough masti
cation, so that thoy may bo readily and
easily digested. Some fruits contain
free acids that chango tho condition of
the bowels from eostivoness to loose
ness a change that many persons need.
JivVJI IWJV4. JVJl lll'UlJJll 11IIIIK1 t,U!UIMU 1
.largo amount of acids, that are restless
anil riotous, showing a strong Inclina
tion to ferment and disturb tlio waste
canal. Thoy form new chemical asso
ciates and oroato more disease and suf
fering than physicians can always
chock. Fruit comes with heat, so that
wo are hot always sure, in hot seasons
of tho year, whothor it is heat or an
excessive amount of fruit that invites
much suffering to como and stay.
Wo are now proparod to answer tho
question often asked, aro fruits healthy?
In adults and youth, the proper use of
ripe fruit does conduce to health. An
exclusive diet on fruit cannot meet tho
wants of the human body. Tho amount
of nutriment is very small. The acids
of mature fruits arc not nutritious, but
thoy correct the bad condition of tho
bowels in hot seasons of tho year.
Thoy aro largely composed of water,
that is often needed to cleanso the food
canal and the various duets of excre
tion and thus promoto health and
growth. Few, it any, fruits aro con
sumed for their healthy quality. Thoy
aro ohiolly consumed to gratify tho ap
petite but never to supply the moans
of growth and strength. A fow fruits,
growing in tho torrid .one, may yield
somo plastic matter for building up tho
tissues. In hot seasons, somo acidulous
fruits aro cooling and refreshing and so
aro useful to all who aro under the in
lluenco of somo inflammatory malady.
To this class of fruits belong grapes
and oranges that tho sick, in their last
extremity, may safely take. Tho great
harm that fruit may do consists in con
suming much on ono day and none
upon tho next. The wise and useful
way of consuming fruit is to give a
small amount every day, and avoid
thoso sorts that do not usually suit. All
changes of diet are attended with somo
risk of disturbing tho stomachs and
bowols of infants. A mother should
considor tho condition of tho bowols at
the timo when fruit is given and gradu
ate tlio quantity accordingly, recollect
ing that nearly all fruits are somewhat
relaxing to tho alimentary canal. Even
infants may have fruit 'when properly
proparod. Boasted apples may bo
profitably given in habitual constipa
tion. Apples stowed and mingled with
light bread aro often useful in tho samo
condition. Raw apples scraped or
thinly sliced easily digest and benolit
tlio bowels. Prairie Farmer.
Tho Grain Weevil.
The weovil (Calamlra granaria), fa
miliarly known as wheat weevil, grain
weevil and barn weovil. preys upon all
kinds of grain in tho bin and tlio corn
crib. This weovil being quite small, is
liable to bo overlooked, particularly in
a dark bin. Its mode of operation con
sists in piercing minute holes in tlio
kernel and thoro depositing its eggs,
from which aro hatched small maggots
that eat out tho heart of the grain. Tho
danger makes itself apparent by a
minute white dust spread over tho
grain and a peculiar odor that perme
ates the bins. On pressing a kernel
between the lingers it crushes readily,
exposing a more shell partially tilled
with dust instead of a round, plump
When possible avoid storing grain in
bins that'have been infected. When it
is inconvenient to change tho place of
storage fumigate tho granary thorough
ly with burning sulphur. Fumigation
should not only be done boforo the grain
is placed in tho bins, but repeated in
the course of a month or two after it
has been stored.
The larva; of tho weevils that aro in
tho grain may bo destroyed by heating
tlio grain where ono has ovous or
kilns at hand for tho purpose. A lit
tle kerosene oil poured into a tight
barrel with grain is said to destroy tho
weovils, but this courso is practicable
when tho grain is required for seed only,
as tho koroseno injures it for making
Hour. In addition to tho precautions
mentioned is that of changing tho place
of storage to a cool locality and fre
quently moving tho grain from bin to
Tho grain weevil is often confounded
with the lame of tho corn moth that
also attacks stored grain, and with tho
orange-colored maggots of tho wheat
lly that aro found in the ears of tho grow
ing wheat. Tho true wheat or grain wee
vil is a slender beetle about ono-oighth
of an inch long. This insect both in
tho beotlo and the grub stato injures
grains. As has already been explained,
the female deposits hor oggs in tho
grain after it is housed, and tlio young
grubs hatchod therefrom burrow into
tho heart of tho kernel. In due timo
thoso grubs undergo transformation and
como out of the hulls in tho beetlo
to lay tlioir eggs for another brood.
To recapitulate, when possible avoid
storing grain in bins that havo been
infested with this post. If said bins
must bo omployed, fumigate thoroughly
with burning sulphur. If there aro
indications of tho pest's presonce, kiln
dry tho wheat and destroy'.
Y. World.
Cherries intended to bo dried must
bo lirst stoned, spread on Hat dishes
and dry them in the sun or warm oven;
pour whatever juice may run from thorn
over thorn, a littlo at a timo; stir them
about that thoy may dry evenly. When
perfectly dry lino boos or jars with
whito paper and pack close in layers;
strow a littlo brown sugar and fold tho
top of the paper over them and keep in
a dry, swcot place
"I'll join you presently,"
ns tlin
minister said to to the young couplo as
ho went for tho church key.
Hotol waitors havo begun to gather
in tho "summer quarters" of
" Til"' j0i
Stories Told by a Lightning-Rod Mini;
All"htnhig-rod man came down to
Undo JJaniol Drew once, with a note
from somo professor at the theological
college that ho was interested in, sug
gesting that the college should bo
rodded. 'What will it cost?' asked
Uncle Daniel. 'I cannot say, positive
ly,' said tho man, ' until I havo meas
ured it; but it may bo a3 much ii3$100,
or possibly, oven $500.' 'Oh! That's
all right; go ahead.' said Undo Daniel,
and ho gave him a written order. The
work was done and tho bill was scut in
for 1,900. Undo Daniel declared that
ho wouldn't pay it; that the man who
took tho order said it would bo only
$400 or $500. Ahl' replied tho bland
gentleman who camo to collect, wo
cannot be responsible for tho mistakes
and bad judgment of our employes.'
Uncle Daniel had to send a man to the
college to sec if thoy had actually put
up as many feet of rod as they claimed.
Ho found the building overlaid with
rods until it looked as if it was in a big
cage That professor would not lot
him dig to ascertain what tho ground
connections were, but ho did pull up
one ground rod on tho sly, and found
at the bottom of a deep holo eighteen
feet of rod coiled up. Uncle Daniel
eventually paid the bill, but I nevci
heard of his buying any more lightning
"It will not do to bo too economical
in ground connections, however, as
that Egyptian ollicial was who put n
lightning rod on his powder magazine,
but deemed it nousonso to carry it down
to the ground, tho result of which was
that on tho occasion of tho first thun
der storm that magazine was spread
over about forty acres of ground, mow
or loss, and his faith in lightning rods
was forever blasted.
"I nover heard of a lightning-rod
man getting tho worst of a job except
in ono case, and I don't vouch for the
truth of that. It is said that ono of tho
craft drove up in front of a lino now
and large house out West and told a
man who was reading at the door that
ho ought to have lightning rods on his
house Tho man said'ho hadn't thought
about it. Then the peddlersaid, 'Have
you any objection to my putting up a
rod on this corner?' 'No,' the man
said, 'I havo not.' And, as tho ped
dler's wagon was right behind him, tho
expert climber had the rod up in a few
minutes. 'Now,' said ho, 'that corner
is safe,' addressing the man, who was
still reading; ' but lightning might como
along and knock blank's delights out of
one of tho other corners. Havo you any
objection to my putting up a rod on
each of them?' And tho quiet reader
looked up from his paper and said that
he hadn't any objection. When tho
job was done tho peddler presented his
bill. 'What's this?' said tho man,
yawning and folding up his paper. 'Bill,
for tho rods,' explained the peddler
' Rods! 1 didn't order any rods!' 'Why,
certainly you did.' 'Not at all. Jonly
said I had no objection to your putting
them up. And I hadn't. This is tho
County Court-House. I don't oven livo
in this county. Of course I had no ob
jections." N. Y. Sun.
Brother Gardner Explains.
"Doorin' do pas' week," said the
President of the Limekiln Club, "I
have received scores of letters axin'
mo if I am do Gardner who has lately
bin 'looted President of Liberia. I de"
siro to say right heah dat I am not do
pusson. It am simply a cueincidenco
of names."
"L'ueincidence?" queried tho Rev.
Penstock, as tho President paused.
"Yes, sah, cucincidence. sab!"
"I 1 begs your pawdon, Mill,
"Bruddor Ponstonk." snlil tlw
man, in very solemn tones, "do penalty
fur intorruptiu dis Cha'r when lumm
talkin' am a line of six hundred dollars.
You have bin guilty of dis olfense mo'
dan twenty times, an' nuflin but my
respoet fur your cloth has prevented de
enforcement of dat penalty."
',' But I desired to k'rect do language
of do Cha'r. Do Cha'r said cueinci
donce." "K'rect do language of dis Cha'r!
What has language got to do wid our
purecediiis heah? Sartinly I said it was
a cuoineidenco of names. What am
wrong about dat? Doan' euoincidences
happen obory day? Doan' wo hear of
doni in obory ishuo of de papers? Can't
we fin' dem on obory street co'ner?"
" Yos, sir; but "
"Bruddor Penstock, sot down sot
down wid all yor might! Doyou'sposc
do President of dis club has stood still
an' let de world move away from him
since ho was 'lected? Not much, sah!
I am free to acknowledge dat sich words
as " carnivorous" an' "capilli'ay"
strotehed out a rod long in my oyes lo'
y'ars ago; but whar' am doy now?
Why, sah, I could sit down wid you in
do mawnin' an' spell do hull day on
sich words as "contemporaneously,"
" bituminously" and "authenticity,"
an' not sweat a ha'r! Doan' omagino,
sah, dat you has got all de eadiciishun
in do kontry. Yourtoof look white, an'
you keep yer ha'r well Hod, but do ca
lamitous infringement artistically por
trayed towards do indefatigable seques
tration may havo a carboniferous under
standing!" Penstock wilted. In twonty-ono sec
onds ho lost seven pounds of fat and
all his conlidonco, and it will bo a low
timo boforo ho rocovers from the aviT
lanohe Choors greeted tho President's
grand. finis, and somo ono took advantage-
of tho oxcitemont to hit tho sleep
ing Elder Toots full in tho mouth with
a musty banana. Detroit Free Press.
A girl diod in Springfield, Mass.,
recontly from brain disease, and the at
tending physician has roturned as tho
first cause of her doath, "tho graded
school system;" second, meningitis.