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OITKIAI. I'AI'lilt 1)1 Till' COIJ.VTTI
A III '8 DA NITS LECTritK.
" My ilour," Pdld tho youtitf husband, "lo not
l .. ....... . ..... .... .. . ..I.,
fror Juki ii wmipio ica-cnn; no nm huuiu
Afl IT HICCUP WI19 tfOlll.
Htmflt ftnn mn Lii ntintlifir IlLn tint flpl
, At ICllSl, HO IVO OCCIl IOIU.
" llullovo nic, dear, Hint nollilni? In this life
Is worth i our fretting lor. Do ns I ilo
lluol the hapi tow
Who ilo not wear thoniseh ca awuy In tr!fo:
lit1 uilni-ilo as I no '
TIh- pliiclil master stood suienely o'er
Ills pot iiipiurhuu, watching Its still lift
So culm mill Mihl ol stilfo
CI ho husband hoi li often In n bote,
I. on to a levin wife .
lust then it foottnnu cnlcrcil with a note,
Ami tinning qulelclj. the iHiimrluin ldl.
Ah uiel how shall I tell
How tho tlcico tnicJtor the po r culprit
ml how he pulled the boll,
And culled the liittn and maids, and bunged
1'ruttoil ninl lunioil In pn-lotmtc icgret,
. And how his I cot got wet,
Alu how the liiindsonio carpet on the lleor
Was ruined by his pet?
Meanwhile the wife, seicne and (aim and
fat smiling In her chulr. "Mj dear," she
'Where Is your patience lied I
You should contiol j outsell, 'lheie is no 111
Woith trettlng for. Do as I do, Instead."
No answer then. The wteek wan all to-
Then emtio this frank cnnfcislon: " laicv,
I have been wiong, I fear;
My poor lip patience K Indeed, leproied."
"'hen 8ho diew kindly near.
Anil whlspuieil something what, I cannot
Hut oor since, the wife's small troubles
A sympathetic iiiIikI.
TO UltOETH EWORLD
JVIiKS VM3tXi:'S tilt HAT STOKY.
(Ml APT Hit XXI.-l'dMlM i:.
Ill tho mount. mo thoy wore moving
on rapidly. Jehu Hunsby had high
hopes, lie said to Mr. l'ogg several
times that thoy would atrivo it Shang
lmi tit llie desired time. Mr. Fogg sini
plj ropliod Unit lio countod on it. Tho
wholo crow wont to work in earnest.
Tin- row rd enticed those good people.
So thero w is not a sheet which was
not eo.tscienliouslv tightened! Not a
sai1 whu Ii w snot vigorously hoisted!
Not-i lurchtorwnichtheni m i'i the helm
coulillie blamed! The would not
have m inouviTcd more rigorously iu a
ngatla ot tho Kovtil Yacht Club.
In the t-Aening tho pilot marked on
the loir a distance of two hundiod and
twent miles Irom Hong Kong, and
I'hileas 1 ogg miglit hope that on arriv
ing at Yokohama ho would not have to
note any delay in his journal. Tluw,
the lir-.t -ei ion's mischance that ho had
sullorod since his donarturo from Lon
lon would probably not ailed his jour
ney worth mentioning.
During the night, toward the earlv
morning hours, tho Tankadoro entered,
without dillicult.v, the Sttaits of lo
Kien. which separate the largo Island
ot I ormosa from the Chinese coast, and
she i rosscd the Tiopie ot Cancer. The
sea was oi rough in these straits full
ot eddies iormed by counter-em rents.
The schooner labored heavily. Tho
short wave-, broke her course. It be
came vorj dillicult to btand up on the
With daybreak tho wind bei ante
fresher. There was the appearance of
a squall in tho heavens. Mcsides. tho
baionieter announced a speedy change
ot I he atmosphere; its daily movement
was irregular, and tho meicury oseillat
ed capriciously. Tho soa was seen
rising towards tho southeast in long
swells, betokening a tempest. The
evening botoro the suti had set in a red
hae, amid tho phosphoiosoont scintilla
tions of tho ocean.
Tho pilot examined tho threatening
aspect of the skv for a long time anil
muttered between his teeth indistinctly.
At .i certain moment, linding himsolt
neAj' his passenger, ho said, in a low
"Can I speak freely to your honor?"
'You can," ropliod I'hileas Fogg.
4 Well, wo are going to htuo a
' Will it come from the north or the
sonMi '" asked Mr. l'ogg, simply.
1 rom tho south. Sec. A typhoon
is coining up."
Good for tho typhoon from the
south since it will send us in tho right
direi tion," ropliod Mr. l'ogg.
It you take it so," replied tho pilot,
" I have nothing more to say "
John Huiisby's prosontimouts did not
doi eivo him. At a less advanced sea
son of the v ear tho typhoon, according
to tho expression of a celebrated mete
orologist, would hae piissod oil like a
luminous cascade of oleetrie llamos, but
in the winter equinox it was to bo (eared
that it would burnt with iolonco.
lhe pdot took his precautions in ad
vniH'e Ho had all the schooner's sails
tci fi d and the yards brought on deck.
The polu-masts were dispensed with.
All h imls wont torward. The hatches
wore earofully fastened. Not a drop of
water i ould then enter tho hull of tho
vi sd A single triangular sail, a fore
sad i strong canvas, was hoisted as a
storm-jib, so as to hold the schooner to
the wind Dohind. And the waited.
John Hunsby had bogged his passen
gers to go down into the cabin: but in
the narrow space, almost deprived of
nn , and knocked about by tho waves,
th-s imprisonment had iu it nothing
ngroiabla Neither Mr Fogg nor Mrs.
Aouda, nor even l'i, was contented to
leave tho deck.
Toward eight o'clock tho storm of
rain and wind struck the deck. With
nothing but her little bit of sail, tho
Tankadoro was raised like a feather by
tho wind, bhe violence of which could
not well be described iu words. Com
pare her speed to quadruple that of v
locomotive rushing along under full
head of si earn, and it would still bo bo
low tho truth.
During tho whole day the vessel ran
on thus towards tho north, carried by
the tremendous waves, preserving,
fortunately, a rapidity equal to theirs.
Twenty tnnos sue was almost sub
merged by these mountains of water
which rose U on her in the rear, but
tin adroit turn of tho helm by the pilot
warded vll" the catastrophe. The pas
sengers w ere sometimes covered all o or
by the showers of spray, which they re
ceived philosophically. Fix did' not
like it, doubtless-, but tho intrepid
Auoda, with herov es lixed upon hercotn
painoii, whoso coolness she could only
adm ire. showed herself worthy of
him. and braved tho storm at his side.
As for I'hileas l'ogg, it seemed as if this
typhoon formed a part of his pro
gramme. I'p to this time tho Tankadoro hail
alwas hold her course towards tho
noi th; but, toward evening, as might
have boon feared, tho wind, shitting
three quarters, blew from tho noilh
west. Tho schoonor, now having her
side to tho waes, was terribly shakon.
The sea struck her with a violence
well calculated to terrify any one who
does not know how solidlv ovorv part
of a vessel is fastened together.
With nightfall tho tempest grew
wildei. Seeing darkness como on, and
with it the. increase of the storm, John
Hunsby f"lt great uneasiness. Ilo
asked hiniiolf if it would not be time
to put in somewhere, and he consulted
His men consulted, John Hunsby ap
proached Mr. Fogg, and said to him:
"I believe, jour honor, that wo
would do well to make one of the polls
of tho coast."
"I believe so, also," replied I'hileas
"Ah!" said tho pilot, "but which
" I only know one," ropliod Mr.
" And that is ?"
The pilot could not at
heiid for a low moments
what this an-
swor meant ; how much obstinacy and
tenacity it comprised. Then ho cried :
"Ah well, ves ! jour honoris right.
On to Shanghai !"
Ami the direction of the Tankndero
was unwaveringly kept to the north
It was truly a terrible night ' It was
a miracle that the 1,'ttio craft did not
capsio. Twee she was submerged,
and oven thing would have been car
ried oil' the deck, it tho fastening of
tho ropes had given away. Mrs. Aou
da was worn out, but she did not utter
a complaint. More than once Mr.
l'ogg had to rush toward her to pro
tect her from the violence of tho
Da light reappeared. The tempest
was still raging with the greatest fury.
However, the wind fell again into tho
southeast, ll was a favorable change,
and tho Tankadoro resumed her way
on this hi ;h sea, whoso waves then
struck those produced by tho now di
rection of the wind. Thenco a shock
of counter-rolling waves, which would
havo crushed a less solidly-built bark.
From tiino to time through tho
broken mist, tho coast could be per
ceived, but not a ship iu sight. The
Tankadoro was the only one keeping
At noon there wore some signs of a
calm, which, with tho sinking of tho
sun towaid the horizon, wore more dis
tinct. Tho short duration of the tempest
was owing to its very violence. The
passengers, completely worn out, could
eat a little and take some rest.
Tho night was comparatively quiet.
The pilot liad the sail again hoisted at a
low root. The speed of tho vessel was
considerable. The next day, tho 11th,
at day-dawn, the coast being sighted,
John Hunsby was able to assort that
thoy were not one hundred miles from
Ono hundred miles, and only this day
loft to make the distance' '1'hat verj
evening Mr. l'ogg ought to arrive at
Shanghai, if ho did not wish to mis-, tho
dopartuio ot the Yokohama steamer.
Without this ntorin, during which ho
lost several hours, he would not, at this
moment, have boon thii ty miles from
t The breeze sensibly slackened, but
fortunately tho sea foil with it. Tho
schooner was coveted with canvas.
Poles, stay-sails, counter-jibs, all wore
carried, and tho sea foamed under her
At noon, tho Tankadoro was not more
than forty-live miles (rom Shanghai.
Sho had six houis more to nitiKo that
port before tho departure of tho steam
er for Yokohama.
Tho tears of all wore great; thoy
wanted to arrivo at any cost. All felt
their hearts impatiently beating I'hil
eas 1 ogg, doubtless, excepted. Tho
little schooner must keep up tin average
of nine knots an hour, and tho wind
was constantly going down! It was an
irregular breo.e, with capricious pull's
coming from the coast. Thoy passed,
and the sea became more smooth im
Hut tho vessel was so light, and her
high sails, ot a lino matorial, caught tho
capricious breoo so well that, with tho
current in thoir lavor, at six o'clock
John Hunsby counted only ten miles to
Shanghai llivor, for tho "city itself is
situated at a distant o of twelve miles at
least above tho mouth. At so von o' clock
thoy were still three miles from Shang
hai. A formidable oath escaped from
the pilot's lips. It was evident that tho
toward of two hundred pounds was go
ing to slip from him. He looked at Mr.
l'ogg. Mr. 1 ogg was impassible, and
jot his whole fortune was at stake nt
At this moment, too. a long, black
funnel, crowned with a wreath of
smoke, appeared on the edge of tho
water. It was the American steamer
going at tho regular hour.
"Maledictions on her!" cried John
Hunsby, who pushed back the rudder
" Signal her!" said Pillions Fogg,
A small brass cannon stood on tho
forward dock of the Taiikadero It
served to make signals in liti.y weather.
Tho cannon was loaded to tlietnule,
but at the moment that the pilot was
going to apply a red-hot coal to the
touch hole, Mr. I ogg said:
" Hoist your Hag
Tho Hag was ho sled halt-mast. It
was a signal of distress, and it was to bo
hojiod that the American steamer, per
ceiving it, would el ango her coiuso for
a moment to assist tho little cratt.
"Fire!" said Mr. Fogg.
And (he booming of the little cannon
sounded through the air.
IN Wit I It 1"S8 I'AtllOtTT SI. I S tll Wl W.
Ill VI, hi: A1 llll VMIl'Ollls, n ,s ,,,tr.
lil.M TO II Wl- suMi: MOM.t IN (INK'S
rot m i.
The Climatic, having loft Hong Kong'
on the (ith of November, at half-past
six p. in , turned under full head of
steam toward tho Japanese shoies. Mio
carried a lull load ot height and pas
sengers. Two cabins aft weio unoccu
pied. Thoy wore the ones retained for
Air. Pinions l'ogg.
Tho next morning the men in the for
ward part of tho vessel saw, not with
out some surprise, a passenger, with
half-sttipolied eyes and disordoiod
head, coining out of tho second cabin,
anil, with tottering stops, taking a seat
This passenger was I'asseoartout him
self, 'lhis is what happened
Some minutes after Hx left the
smoking-honso two waiters raised Pas
separtout, who wtts in a deep sleep, and
laid him on the bed reserved for the
smokers. Hut, three bonis later, Pas
soptu'lout, pursued eon in his bad
dieains In a lixed idea, woke iigiiuaud
struggled against tho stupefhig action
of the narcotic. Tho thought ot unac
complished duty shook oil his torpor.
Ho loll this drunkard's bed, iceliiig,
suppoi tuig himself by the wall, lading
and rising, but alwas and incsistibly
urged on bj a sort of instinct. Ilo
linally went out of the smoking-house,
cr m'g in a dream, "tho Carnalic! tho
'I ho steamer was there, steam up,
ready to leave. Passepartout had only
a low stops to go. 1 lo rushed upon the
plnuk, ciossod it, and loll unconscious
on tho forward deck at the moment
that tho Carnatic was slipping her
Some of the sailors, as men accus
tomed to these kind of scenes, took tho
poor tellow down into a second cabin,
and Passepartout only waked the next
morning, one hundred and lifty miles
from the Chinese coast.
This is then why Passcpiu tout found
himsolt this moi ning on the Carnalic s
deck, taking lull draughts of tho fresh
soa-broe7os. The pure air sobered him.
He commenced to collect his ideas, but
ho did nitf. succeed without dilliculty.
Hut, linally, he recalled the scenes of
the day botoro, tho eonlidencos of Fix,
the smoking-house, etc.
"It is oMilont," he said to himself,
"that I have been abominably drunk!
What will Mr. I ogg say? In any event
1 have not missed the steamer, and this
is tho principal thing."
Then, thinking of Fix, he said to him
self: "As for him, I hope we are now rid
of him, and that ho lias not dared, aft
er what he proposed to me, to follow us
on the Carnatic. A police detective on
my master's heels, accused ot tho rob
bery committed upon the Hank of En
gland! Pshaw! Mr. Fogg is as much
ti robber as I am a murderer' '
Ought Passepartout to tell these
things to his master? Would it bo
proper to intorm him of the pint played
by Fix in this atlaii? Woiilu it not bo
hotter to wait until his return to Lon
don, to tell him that an agent of the
Metropolitan police had followed him,
and then have a laugh with him0 Yes,
doubtless. In any oont, it was a mat
tor to bo looked into. The most press
ing thing was to rejoin Mr. l'ogg and
got him to pardon him lor his inexcusa
Passepartout then rose. Tho sea was
rough, and tho ship rolled heavily. The
worthy follow- his logs not very steady
yet reached as well as he could tho
atter-dock of tho ship.
Ho saw no ono on the doi k that re
sembled either his master or Mrs.
"Good," said ho. "Mrs. Aouda is
still abed at this hour. As for Mr.
l'ogg, ho has probably tound some
whist-player, and according to his hab
bo saying, Passepartout descended to
tho saloon. Mr. l'ogg was nol there.
Passepartout had but one tiling to do:
to ak tho pursor which cabin Mr. Fogg
occupied. The purser replied that ho
did not know any passenger of that
"Pardon mo," said Passepaitout,
persisting. "'I ho gentleman in quos
tion is tall, cohlj noii-c'onimtmicativo,
accompanied by a young lad, "'
"Wo have no young lady on board,"
replied tho purser. "To convince you,
here is tho list of passengers. You can
Passepartout looked over the list,
His master's namo did not appear.
Ho felt bowildorcd. Thon an idea
"Ah' but see! I anion the Cm initio?"
"Yes," replied tho purser.
" .'n route lor Yokohama?"
Pnssopai tout had for a moment feared
that ho had mistaken the vessel! Hut
though he wits on tho Carnatic, ho was
certain that his master was not there.
Passepartout dropped into an arm
chair. It was a thunder-stroke for
him. And, suddenly, there was a gleam
of light. He recollected that the hour
of departure for tho Carnatic had been
anticipated, that ho was to nolily his
master, and that ho had not done it'
It was his fault, then, if Mr. Fogg and
Mrs ouda had missed this steamer!
His lault, yes, but .still more that of
tho traitor who, to separate him tiom
his master, to keep tho latter iu Hong
Kong, had made him drunk! For at last
ho understood tho detective's maneu
ver. And now Mr. 1 ogg surely ruined,
his bet lost, arrested, perhaps impris
oned! Passepaitout at this thought tore
his hair. Ah' if Fix ever fell hito his
hands, what a settlement o f accounts
there would bo!
Finally, after the lirst moment of be
wilderment. Passepartout recovered his
coolness and studied the situation. It
was not enviable. Tho Frenchman wns
on the road to Japan. Certain of ar
riving there, how was ho to got tiwaj.
His pocket was omph. Not a shilling,
not a penny in it! However, his pas
sago and meals on board were paid in
advance. He had thon live or six dajs
to come to a decision. It could nol bo
dost ribed how he ato and drank during
tho vojage. lie ate for his master,
for Mrs. Aouda, and for himsolt. Ho
ato ius if in Japan, where ho was going
to laud, was a desert country, bare of
oxery eatable substance.
At high tide on tho morning of tho
l.'Uh, tho Carnatic entered tho port of
This place is an important stopping
point in the Pacille, where all tho mail
and passenger steamers between North
America, China, Japan and tho Malay
Islands put in.
The Carnatic came alongside the
wharf tit Yokohama near the jollies of
tho poll and the Custom House, iu the
midst ol the numerous vessels belong
ing to all nations.
Passepartout set foot, without any
enthusiasm, on thisso curious soil of
the Sons ot the Sun? He had nothing
bettor to do than lo lake chance for his
guide, and to go tit a venture through
the streets of the city.
I asscparlottt had, it is true, ono re
source, it was to make himself known
at the French or Hnglish Consular
Agent's established at okohama; but
ho hated to tell his story, so hrtinialaly
connected with that ot his master, and
before coining to that ho wished to ex
haust all other chances.
Then, having gone thioughthe I'.uro
jiean quarter ot thu city without chance
having served him in anj thing, lie en
tered the Japanese quarU r, decided, if
it was necessary, to push on to Jeddo.
'I ho native pot tion ot Yokohama is
called Heuteii, from tho name of a god
dess of the sea, worshipped in the
neighboring islands. Iu the streets
there was a constant swarm, going and
coining incessantly; priests passing iu
procession, beating their monotonous
j tambourines; patiol men, Custom-
House or police ollicors, with pointed
hats incrusted with lac, and carrying
two sabers in their bolts; soldiers
dressed iu blue cottonado, with white
stripes, and aimed with poieussion
muskets; gum ds of the Mikado, envel
oped iu their silken doublets, with
hauberk and coat-of-irail, and a num
ber ot other military men of all ranks
for in Japan the profession ot a soldier
is as much esteemed as it is despised iu
China. Then, mendicant friars, pil
grims in long robos, simple civilians,
with their glossx and jet-black hair,
large heads, long bust, slender legs, i
shoit stature and complexions from tho
dark shades of copper to dead white,
but never ellow like that ol the Chi- '
nose, (rom whom tho Japanese dill'er
Passepaitout walked for some hours
in the midst of this checkered crowd,
looking at the curious and rich shops;
tho haars where aiu heaped up all the
display of Japanese jewelry; theiestau
rants. adoined with streamers and ban
ners, into which he was interdicted
froiu entering; and those tea-houses iu
which are drank lull cups of lhe warm,
fragrant tea, with "saki1' a liquor ex
tracted from fermented rice and those
comfortable siuoking-housos, where very
lino tobacco is smoked, and not opium,
whoso uso is almost unknown iu Japan
Then Passepartout found himself in
tho Holds, in the midst of imineiiHO neo
Holds. There were expanding, with
(lowers which threw out their last per
fumes, (la,lingcamelias, not borne up
on shrubs, but upon trees; and in the
bamboo inclosuros, cherry, plum and
applo trees, which the natives cultivate
rather for their blossoms than for their
fiuit, and which grinning scarecrows
protect from tho beak of the sparrows,
tho pigeons, the crows anil other vora
Wandering thus, Passepartout suvv
some violets among the grass, and said:
"(iood! thoro is my suppoi'."
Hut having smelt them, ho found no
odor iu them.
"No chance thoro!" ho thought.
iO UK i OS n su o
When wo say of a shiftless follow
that ho does not "earn his salt," wo
alludo to an ancient custom among the
Iiomaiis. Among them a man was said
to be in possession of a salary who had
his mluriuiii, his allowance of salt
money, or ot salt, wherewith to savor
tho food by which ho lived. Thus "sal
ary" comes from "salt," and, in this
view of the woid, how many thoro aio
who do not "cam their salt!"
FACTS AND riUUUES.
There are '20,000 seeds of oats In a
pound, and liHIi, 100 seeds of white
Tuseou, Ario-ia. talks about an
exhibit of minerals and agricultural
pro'ducUs next year.
-hi perceiving the tints of scarlet,
our oyes are ntleoted bv undulations
recurring l-SU, 000, 000 tinios a second.
Athens, along with bolng tho
univorsitv town of Georgia, has no loss
than live cotton factories in and around
- Tho largest North Carolina water
melon heard from this season was from
Wake County and weighed (10 pounds.
-Tho improvements iu the plow havo,
according to the statement made by
Mr. Collin, ell'octod a saving of ninety
million dollars in last year's crops.
Tho Now York Grapo-Sugar Com
pany has boon incorporated by ox-Son-ator
Thomas C. Piatt and others, and
will have a capital of $1,000,000. It
will have a branch establishment at Dos
A mammoth tree out down in howls
County, Ky., recently, and bolloved 'to
bo 1100 years old, produced .'III, IG'2 foot
of lumber and twenty-live cords of fire
wood It was sixteen feet in diameter
and 120 foot high.
Thoro are 7,01)2 public houses and
I, I2.r) boor houses in London. During
1880, 2!), 8(58 persons wore npprohond'm
for drunkenness. Of those, lfi,!)!)8 were
males and 1U.870 females. Thoavortigo
of arrests for drunkenness .seems lo bo
A now speed indicator, called the
strathniograph, for indicating tho speed
of locomotives, has been introduced on
tho Hanoverian railroads. My it the
engineer can road from a scale tho ac
tual speed of his enginoatany moment;
besides, a record of tho trip is kept on
a strip of paper.
-Tho real facts about Lake Tahoo
are: It is (1,220 foot above the sea, Is
22 by 12 j miles, greatest depth l.fiOG
foot, highest temperature (10 degrees
and lowest ill). Drowned persons nev
er rise, tho water being too cold lo per
mit generation of gas. Muoyaney aver
age. A French chemist has obtained a
very valuable oil from tho Kernels of tho
grape the refuse loft after distilling
brandy, or making verdigris, being
dried and ground lino iu an ordinary
mill, and the yield of oil is in direct
proportion to the lineness of tho grind
ing. The oil is sweeter than nut oil,
and remains lluid at a lower tempera
ture. When burned in lamps it gives
a bright, smokeless, odorless and agree
WIT AM) WISDOM.
Hapless sons of clay are frequently
bricks. V. )'. Commtrrutl Aiiueiii'm;r.
-E. Perkins says he likes to bo called
a liar. Ho must havo a howling good
time. lloslon I'osl.
Tho drouth along the Ohio river
has been so sovoro that tho people are
hauling water to koop tho terry-boats
running. Uhicuyo 'Jrtliunc.
A homely girl with a small and
prott.v foot takes ton per cent, nioto
comfort in this world than a pretty
faced girl who knows it is ull day with
her if she falls over a log. Detroit Free
The Kansas papers tell of a man in
that State who has two hearts. Wo
reckon thoy "boat as one." Hut if that
man could only lill to them what a
lovoly lltish ho would have! DitrUny
Wo hoard yesterday how an Au
gusta man "gave himself away," the
worst kind in Norfolk tho other day.
Ho wont to that point on iui excursion
and put up at ono of tho lirst-class ho
tels. Tho clerk gave his baggage and
tho key to his room to a porter, who
conducted the Augusta gentleman to
tho elevator. Closing the door thoy
began to ascend, uiiporcoivod by tho
traveler Ho ojod the four walls of tho
elm ator a moment and exclaimed:
"Take my baggage back to tho ollico;
you can't put mo oil' in a little room
like this!" Auyustu (Uu ) Chronicle.
-Two commercial agents mot at the
depot with their grips, when one said
" Hollo, John, where havo you boon?"
John said that ho had boon laying oil";
but now ho bad tin intorost in the ousi
ness, and was going on tho road again.
The triond congratulated him on hav
ing gained tho proud position of part
ner iu ono of tho largest houses iu Mil
waukee, which was making money
hand over fist, when John broke in by
saing: "No, I am not a partner; but
the old man told mo if 1 didn't lake
mote interest in the business ho would
bounce mo, so I havo concluded to take
an interest in it hereafter. Good day."
Pooling (ho Family.
On a Canada Southern train, the oth
or day. was a man with his wife and
several children, bound for some point
in the West, and when St. Thomas was
reached the man got out with others
and rushed into tho eatlng-hotiso, and
hurriedh called 'for coflco, broad, moat,
etc., and began to cram himsolt so fast
that a disgusted Detroitor at his olbow
linally laid down a silvor dollar on the
"Dollar -v os J soo," mumbled tho
man, with his mouth full, "vou'U bet
a dollar to a cent that I'm a hog, but
vou'dfbsoit I kivered tho bet. You
see I told the old woman and children
that wo couldn't got anj thing to oat
this sido of Detroit, and Pvo got to (ill
up in live or six minutes and got bank,
or they'll tumble to tho racket. Ploaso
uiss the mustard only lifty seconds
oft to lill up, pick my tooth and got
back!" DctroM JfnL Press.