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ONL Y A SMILE.
Only nstnllo thnt wtwulvon tno
Oh tho crowded street ono lay I
Hut It ploiecd thOKloom of mysiidilonoauonrt
lilko ii mtridoii minimum" 4 my.
The shadow or doubt htinsr over me,
And tho burdnn or .iln I bore.
And the voire or Hopo I could not hour,
Though I listened o'or and our.
Itut thoro euro u rift In tho crowd about,
Ami a rnco thnt l know jinosod by.
And ihoHintle I oauht wm briifhtur to mo
Thnn tho bluo of it Milliliter sky.
For It tfiive mo Imck the sunshine,
And Huatterod ouch somber thminht,
And my heart rejolood Initio klndllnir warmth
hicn mat Kintiiy sinno mm wroiiKiii.
Only a sinllu from a friendly face
On the busy street that (lay:
Forgotten iih soon n idven, nerhan,
Ah the donor went nor way.
But Mta vhl to my heart it went speeding
To vllil tlie clouds that were thine.
Ami I round that of sunshine undlltofl bluo
H k I L'H
I also tniidi! tako my share.
TOUR OE THE WOULD
jrvijKs visits irs a it is at stout.
CHAPTKlt XXVI. PONTINUKI).
Tho travelers loft O.ikluml Station sit
six o'clock, it was already night, cold
ami dreary, with an overcast sky.
threatening snow. Tho train did not
movo with grout rapidity. Counting
tho stops, it did not run inoro than
twenty miles an hunt, a spoed which
ought, however, to onablo it to cross
the United State. in the lixed time.
They talked but little in tlie car.
Sleep soon overcame tho passengers.
Passepartout sat near tlie detective.
sai near 1110 uuiocuu.
but he did not sneak to him. Since
the late events, their ro utlons had no
come somewhat cold. No more sym
pathy . or intimacy. Fix had not
changed his manner, but Passepartout I
rota nod ;.n oxtrotne reserve, ready at
the least suspicion to choke his old
An hour after the starting of tho
train a lino snow commenced to fall, i
which fortunato'y could not delav the
progress of tho train. Through the
windows nothing was seen but an im
mense white sheet, again -t wh ch I ho j
clouds of steam from the locomotive
looked grayish. ;
At eight o'clock a stowanl entered j
the car, and announced to the passen
gers that the hour for retiring had I
come. Th's was a sleeping car. which
in a few minutes was trans onuod into ,
a uonnitorv. J no ducks or tne seats
unfolded, beds carefully packed awav
woro unrolled by an ingonious system,
berths were improvised in a few mo
ments, and eaeli passenger had soon at
lift disposal a conilortabl' bed, which
thick curtains nrotoolcd from all indis
creet looks. Tho tdicots woro clean and
the pillows soft. Nothing more to bo
done but to lio down and sleep which
every one did, as if he had boon in tho
comlortable cabin of a .stoatner while
the train moved on under lull head of
steam across the Slate of California.
In that portion of the country between
San Francisco and Sacramento the
ground is not very hill v. This portion
of the railroad, under the name of the
Central I'aoilic, originally had Sacra
mento for its starting point, and went
towards the cast to moot that starting
from Omaha. From San Franciso to
the Capital of California tho lino ran di
rectly to tho northeast, along American
Kivor, which empties into San l'ablo
May. The one hundred and twenty
miles included between these two im
portant cities were accomplished in six
hours, and towards midnight, while
they wore getting their lirst sloop, the
travelers passed through Sacramento.
They saw nothing of that large city, the
soatof the State Government of Califor
nia, nor its lino wharves, its broad
streets, its splendid hotels, its .squares,
nor its churches.
Leaving Sacramento, tho train having
passed Junction, Itoctiu, Auburn and
Colfax Stations, plunged into tho Siorra
Nevada. It was seven o'clock in tho
morning when Cisco Station was passed.
An hour afterwards the dormitory had
become an ordinary car, and the pas
sengers could get through the windows
a glimpse of tho picturesque views of
this mountainous country.
About nine o'clock tho train onterod
tho Stato of Nevada, through the Car
son Valley, always following a north
easterly direction. At noon it left Mono,
whore tho passengers had twenty min
utes for breakfast.
From this point tho iron road, skirt
ing Humboldt ltivor, pasted a few miles
to the north. Then it bent to tho oast,
and did not loavo tho stream until it
reached tho Humboldt range, where tho
rivor takes its source, nearly in the
oastorn end of tho Stato of Nevada
Aftor breakfasting. Mr. Fogg, Mrs.
Aouda and their companions took their
seats again in tho ear. Phileas Fogg,
tho young woman, Fix and Passepar
tout" comfortably seated, looked at the
varied country passing before thoir
sight, vast prairies, mountains whoso
prolilos woro shown upon tho horizon,
and crooks tumbling down, a foaming
mas 3 of water. Sometimes, a large
ncru or uisons, irainonng in
tance, appeared like a moving dam.
Theso innumerable armios of grazing
animals frequently oppose an insur
mountable obstacle to tho passage of
trains. Thousands of theso animals
havo boon soon moving on for several
hours in closo ranks across tho railroad.
Tho locomotive is thon forced to stop
and wait until the path is eloar again.
Tho same thing happouod on this oo-
easion. About throe o'chvkin the aft
enioon a herd of ten or twelve thousand
blocked tho railroad. Too engine, hav
ing slaokouod Its speed, tried to plungo
its spur into the llauk of tho immense
column, but it had to stop before tho
They saw these buffaloes, as tho
Americans improperly call thorn, mov
ing with thoir stonily gait, frequently
hollowing terribly. Thoy had a larger
body than those of tho bulls of Europe,
short legs and tail, a projecting saddle
forming a muscular bump, horns sepa
rated at tho base, their heads, nock and
shoulders covered with long, shaggy
hair. Thoy could not think of sloping
this moving mass. When tho bisons
have adopted a course nothing cut?
swerve them from it or modify it. Thoy
are a torrent of living llcsh which no
dam coiihl hold.
The travelers, scattered on the plat
forms, looked at tins curious spectacle.
Hut Philo.is Fog.;, who ought to lie tho
most m a hurry, Itad remained in his
seat and was waiting philosophically
until it should please the bullaloos to
open a passage. Passepartout was luri
ous at tho delay caused by tho mass of
animals, lie wanted to lire all his re
volvers at thotn.
" What a country!" ho cried. "More
cattle stop trains," and movo along in
procession without hurrying, as if thoy
did not impede travel! Pnrbloau! I
would like to know it Mr. Kogg had
foreseen this mischance in Ins pro
gramme! And what an engineer, who
uoes not daro to rush his engine
through this impeding mass of
The engineer had not attemptod to
overcome the obstacle, and ho acted
wisely. Ho would undoubtedly have
crushed the first bullaloos struck by the
cow-catchor: but, powerful as it was,
tho engine would have soon been
slopped and the train thrown oft' the
tr.ieu and wrockoil.
The best course, then, was to wait
patiently, ready to make up the lost
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II. bill. Mir li;i3il"U Wl niu i;irt"Jj.i "t
throe full hours, and tlie roan was not ;
clear again until night fall. At. tins
moment tho last ranks of the herd
crossed the rails, whilst the first wore
disappearing below the southern hori
zon.' It was then oijrht o'clock when the
train passed through the deliles of the
1 (umbo dt r.uiire. and halt-past nine
when it entered Utah Territoiv, tho re
gion of the Great Salt Lake, tho curious
in which iMssr.i'.uiTouT follows, with a
sim:ki orT.vjisrv mii.ks an noun, a coi'iist:
OK MOIIMON IMSTOltV.
Durinir the night of thooth to tho fith
of December tho train wont for lifty
milos to tho southeast, then it ran up
wards about as lar northerly, approach
ing the Great Salt Lake.
Passepartout, about nino o'clock in
tho moriiin x, went on tho platform to
tako the air. The weather was cold,
the sky grav, but it had stopped snow
ing. The ilisc of tho 3tm, enlarged by
the mist, looke 1 like an enormous piece
of goid, and Passepartout was busy cal
culating its value in pounds sterling,
when his attention was taken from this
useful work by the appearance of avory
This personage, who took tho train
at Elko Station, was tall, very brown,
had biaek moustache, black stockings.
a black silk hat, black waistcoat, black
pantaloons, white cravat tuid black
dog-skin gloves. He might have been
taken for a clergyman. Ho wont from
ouo end of the train to the other, and
on the door of each car fastened with
wafers a written notice.
Passepartout approached and read on
one of those notices that Elder William
Hitch, taking advantage of his picsonce
on train No. -18, would, from eleven to
twelve o'clock, deliver an address on
Mornionism iu car No. 117 inviting to
hear him all desirous of bong instruct
ed concerning tho mysteries of the relig
ion of the 'Latter Day Saints."
'Certainly, 1 will go," said l'asso
partout to hiuisell, who know nothing
of Morinonism but its custom of polyg
amy, the base ot .Mormon society.
The nows spread rapidly through tho
train, which carried about one hundred
passengers. Of this number, thirty tit
most, attracted by the notice of tho
meeting, occupied at cloven o'clock the
seats iu car No. 117. Passepartout was
prominent in tho front rank of tho
faithful. Neither his master nor Fix
thought it worth while to tako tho
At the appointed hour Elder William
Hitch rose, and iu qudo an irritated
voice, as if he had been contradicted in
advance, ho cried:
I tell you that Joe Smith is a mar
tyr, that his brother Hiram is a martyr,
and that the persecution by the United
States Government of tho prophets will
also make a martyr of Urighaiu Young.
Who daros to maintain the contrary r"
No one ventured to contradict the
missionary, whose excitement con
trasted with his naturally calm physioir-
nomy. Hut, without doubt, Ins angor
was explained by the fact that alormon-
ism was now subjected to severe trials.
The United States Government had,
not without dilliculty, just reduced
these Independent lunatics. It had
made itself master of Utah, and had
subjected it to tho laws of the Union,
after imprisonng Urigham xoung, no
i oused ot rebellion and polygamy, bmco
tliat period, tho disciples of the prophet
redoubled thoir efforts, and, whilst not
coming to acts, rosisted in words the
demands of Congress.
Wo soo that Elder William Hitch was
trying to proselyte ovon on tho trains.
And then ho rolatod, omnhasizing his
narrative by his loud voice and tho vio
lonco of his gestures, tho history of
Mornionism from lliblo times: "How
in Israel, a Mormon prophot of the
I tribe of .Joseph published tho annals of
, tho now religion and hotpioathod thorn
to his son Moroni: how, many centuries
later, a translation of this precious
book, written in Egyptian characters,
; was made by Joseph Smith, Jr., a
farmer hi tho State of Vormont, who
revealed himself as a nivstical uronhot
in la-'o; how, linally, a celestial mo.s
1 senger appeared to him in an illumi
, natu.il forest and gave him tho annals of
J At this moment, some of his hearers,
not much interest od iu the rotrospoct
I Ivo narrative of tho missionary, lotttho
i car: but William Hitch, continuing,
'related "how Smith, Jr., with his
father, his two brothers, and a few dis
j ciples, Joundod tho religion of tho Lot
, tor Day Saints a religion which,
i adopted not only in America, but iu
1 Eng.und. in Scandium in, and in Gor
1 many, counts ninonir its faithful, arti
sans .mil also a nunincr nt pcop.o en
gaged iu tho liberal professions; how a '
colony was lounitod in uiilo; now a
torn le was built at a cost of two hun
dred thousand dollars, and a city built
at Kirklaud; how Smith became an en
terprising banker ami received from a
simple mummy showman a papyrus
scroll containing a narrative written
by Abraham and other celebrated
"i'his narrative becoming a little long,
the ranks of his hearers thinned out
still more, and the audience only con
sisted of twenty persons.
Uut the Elder, undisturbed by this
desertion, related the details of 'how
Joe Smith bec.nuo bankrupt iu 13.17;
how his ruined stockholders gave him a
coat of tar and feathers; how ho ap
peared aain, more honorable and more
honored than ever, a few years after,
at Independence, in Missouri, at the
head ot a nourishing community,. which
counted not less than three thousand
disciples; and that then, pursued by the
hatred ot the Goulilcs, he had to 11 V to
the far West."
Ton hearers were still there, and
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M llj liniuuuil unit t.n i.ii.i.-i. .liiiioiiu
learned "now. aiicr long porsocuiions,
bmitli reappeared in Illinois, and in
1S;1J founded, on the batiks of the Mis
sissippi, Nauvoo the beautiful, whoso
population rose to twenty-live thousand
I souls; how Smith became the iMayor,
Chief Justice and General-in-Clucf; how
i in 181:! he announced himself as candi
dato for the Presidency of tho United
States; and how, linallv, he was drawn
into an ambuscade at Carthage, thrown
into prison, and assassinated by a band
of masked men."
At this moment Passepartout was tho
only hearer in tho oar.and tho Elder, look
ing h.in in the lace, lasciuatiug hint by
his words, recalled to his mind that, two
years after the assassination ol Smith,
his successor, tho inspired prophet,
lirigham Young, leaving Nauvoo, es
tablished himselt on the hanks of Salt
Lake, and that thoro in that splendid
Territory , in the midst of that fertile
country on the road which tho omi
grants tako in crossing Utah to reach
California, the new colony, thanks to
tho Mormon principles of polygamy,
had increased enormously.
" And this," added William Hitch,
"is why tho jealousy of Congress litis
boon aroused against us! why tho United
Suites soldiers have invaded the soil of
Utah! why our chief, the prophet lirig
ham Young, has been imprisoned in de
fiance ot all justice. Shall wo give up
to force? Never! Dnveu Irom Ver
mont, driven Irom Illinois, driven from
Ohio, driven from Missouri, driven Irom
Utah, wo shall hud some independent
territory vet where we shall pitch our
tents. And you, my brother," addeiW
tho Elder, fixing his angry look on his
single hearor, " will you plant yours in
tho shadow of our Hag?"
' No," replied Passepartout bravely,
Hying iu his turn, leaving the fanatic to
preach in the desert.
Mut, during this discourse the train
had advanced rapidly, and about .half-
past l.VCIVB it luiii-uuii uiu uuiwiwuai.
corner of tho Great Stilt Lake. Thonce
count no oinntaeou in a vast uirciuuier-
' (.U;t. the aspect ot this inland lake,
which also bears the name or the Dead
I Sea, and into which empties an Ameri
can Jordan. A beautiful hike, hemmed
in by craggy rocks of broad surface,
' incrusted with white salt, a superb
' sheet of water which formerly covered
1 a. larger space; but in tune, its shores,
i rising by degrees, reduced its super
j licial area and increased its depth.
Tho Salt Lake, about seventy miles
J long, and thirty-live wide, is situated
, three thousand oiirht hundred feotabove
' the level of the sea. Very dill'orent
from Lake Asphaltilo, whoso depres
sion is twelve hundred feet below tho
I soa, it holds considerable salt in .solu
tion, and one-fourth tho weight of tho
I water is solid matter. Its spoeilic grav
, ity is l,17ii, that of distilled water bo
j ing 1,000. Fishos can not live iu it.
I Those that tho Jordan, Wober and oth
er creeks carry into it soon perish; but
! it is not true that the density of its
waters is such that a man cannot divo
I into it.
Around tho lake the country was ad-
mirably tilled; for tho Mormons under
stand agricultural pursuits; ranches and
domestic animals; Holds of
wheat, com, sorghum,
In viit'i.iiir i. mi
ries and ovorywneio uoiiges oi wuu
roses, clumps of acacias anil euphorbias,
such would have been tho appearance
of this country six months later; but at
this moment tho ground was covered
with a thin shoot oi snow, descending
lightly upon it.
At two o'clock tho travelers got out
at Ogdou. The irain stopping for six
hours, Mr. Fogg, Mrs. Aoudit and their
two companions had time to repair to
tho City of the Saints by tho short
branch from Ogdou.
At three o'clock tho travolors woro
promenading through the streets of tho
town, built botweon tho banks of tho
Jordan nml tho lirst rise of the Vali-
satch Mountains. Thoy not cod thoro
few or no churches, but as monuments,
tho prophet's house, the court-house,
and tho arsenal; then houses of bluish
bricks with verandas and porches,
surr.iundod by gardens bordered with
acacias, nalms and locusts. A wall of
clav anil pennies, num in io.., -rounded
the town. In the principal
street, where the market Is, wore some
hotels adorned with pavilions, and
aiming others Salt Lake House.
Mr. Fogg and his companions did
not lind the town thickly peopled. Tho
streets were almost deserted, save per
haps tho part where the Templo was,
which thoV reached only after htivlug
traversed several quarters surj-oundod
bv palisades. Tho women were protty
numerous, which was explained by the
singular composition of Mormon house
holds. It must tiot bo supposed, how
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ever, that all .Mormons are poiygamisw.
Thoy are Iree, but it is well to remark
that all tho lemalos in Utah are anxious
to bo mnrried: for, according to tho
religion of the country, the Mormon
heaven does not admit to the possession
of its beatitudes tho unmarried of tho
fonrnino sox. These poor creatures
neither soemud well oil" nor ha ipy.
Some, tho richer ones, doubtless, woro
a short, low-cut, bluok silk dress, under
a hood or a very modest shawl. The
others woro dressed in Ind.au fashion.
Passopart mt, in his position as ouo
convinced, did not regard, without a
curtain lnght, theso Mormon women,
charged, in groups, with making a sin
gle Mormon happy. With his good
sense, it was tho husband whom ho
specially pitied. It scorned to him tor
rlblo to havo to guide so many wives
at once through tho vicissitudes of life,
conduct them, as it were, iu a body to
tho Mormon paradise, with the prospect
of linding them to all eternity in tho
company of the glorious .Smith, who
was to bo tho ornament of this place of
delights. Certainty, he did not tool
called, and he thought perhaps he was
mistaken that the women of Salt Lake
City cast rather embarrassing looks at
Very fortunately, his stay in tho City
of tho Saints was "not prolonged. At a
few minutes past four the travelers woro
again at tho station, and look thoir seats
iu the cars.
J'ho whistle Hounded; but at the mo
ment that the driving-wheels of the lo
comotive, slipping upon the rails, com
menced to impart some movement to
tho train, tho cry, "Stop! stop!" was
Thoy do not stop trains just stai'tod.
The gentleman who uttered the cry
was evidently a Mormon behind time.
llti was breathless from running. For
tunately for him the station hail neither
gates nor barriers. He rushed, then,
ou the track, jumped upon the stops of
the last car, and loll, out of breath, on
one of the seats.
Passepartout, who had followed with
emotion tho incidents of this gymnastic
lent, wont to look at tho tardy one. in
whom ho took a lively interest, when
he learned that this oili.on of Utah had
thus taken llight iu consequence of a
When tho Mormon had recovorod his
breath, Passepartout ventured to ask
him politely how many wives ho had to
himself and from the manner in which
ho had just run away hu would suppose
that ho had at least twenty of them.
One, sir!" replied the Mormon,
raising his arms heavenward" One,
and that was enough!"
IN WHICH I'ASSr.l'AUTOUT COl.'l.ll NOT Ht'(.THKI)
IN MAKIM1 ANVONK I.ISTKN TO IIKASON.
Tho train leaving Groat Stilt Lake
and tho station at Ogdou rose for an
hwur towards tho north, as far as Wober
ltivor, having accomplished about nine
hundred miles from San Francisco.
Leaving this point, it resumed tho east
j t'hj W'ulsllto, Mountains.
erly direction across tne rocKy nuis oi
It is iu (his 1
part of the lerntory, comprised be
tween those mountains and the Kooky
Mountains properly so called, that the
American engineers woro caught with
tho greatest dilllcultios. .On this por
tion of tlrb route the subsidy of tho
United States Government was raised
forty-eight thousand dollars per mile,
lilst on the plains it was only sixteen
thousand dollars; but the engineers, as
has already been said, Ijavo not done
violence to nature they havo phucd
with her, going round the difficulties.
To reach tlie groat basin, only ono tun
nel, fourteen thousand loot long, was
bored in tho entire route of tho rail
road. At Salt Lake tho road had up to this
limo reached its greatest altitude.
From this point its profile described a
very long curve, descending towards
Hitter Crook Valloy, then reasconding
to tho dividing ridge of the waters bo
twoen tho Atlantic and Pncitic. Tno
creeks were numerous in this mountain
ous region. It was necessary to cross
the Muddy, the Green, and others, ou
culverts. " Passepartout became more
impatient in proportion as he tip-
proacncu the emt ot nis
roachod the end of his journey. Fix
in his turn would havo been very glad
I ;" "" nmgn country, no
iiuiiii'i uuiiin, mi uii;imt;ii iu;i-muiiu-,
and he was more in a hurry than Pini
ons Fogg himself to set foot upon En
glish soil 1
At ten o'clock at night tho train
stopped at Fort Mridger Station, which
it left almost immediately, and twenty
miles further on it entered Wyoming
Territory-following tho entire valloy
of tho Hitter Crook, whence How a por
tion of tho streams forming tho water
system of Colorado.
TO HK CONTINtlKl).
MocaiiHo a woman has a b in her
btir.net it is no sign that sho always
wants to stay to hum.
FACTS AND Fid HUES.
Out of ovory 100 Inhabitants of tho
United Slatos sixteen livo iu eitlos.
Franco is now building 17 iron
clads, England 10. This will give
Franco fill and England o7.
The numbor of cars going through
the lloosac Tunnel during August was
11,. '!!)(', and tho largest numbor in ouo
day was f70.
"Jersey Queen," a famous Ver
mont cow, owned in Poachman, gave
I 10:1 pounds of milk during tho first
ono hundred days of hor yearly test,
making Hoi pounds of butter.
Tho largosj boat on tho groat lakes
is being built at Cleveland. It is to bo
of iron, JlOi'l foot In length, !W foot in
breadth of beam, and 2a foot depth ot
hold, and to havo a capacity of !l,'200
Eighty million pounds of toa, vnl
uod at '2o,0U0,000, woro Imported Into
the United States In 1880, and tho
chances aro that those llguros will show
increase for the current joar
-Several yours ago Ericsson pre
dicted that tho Nile and tho Ganges
would bo lined with cotton and other
factories driven by solar boat. A
French engineer in Algiers is already
contributing to tho fulllllmoiit of this
prediction by pumping water and mak
ing it boil by solar force alouo.
Charles llrush Is said to havo in
vented a now stylo of storing electrici
ty. He uses metal plates that can
store largo quantities of the Until and
retain it a lung time. With this in
vention people can makn thoir own elec
tric lights and run streetcars and ma
chinery. Iron oro deposits sullloiont to sup
ply tho world for many years aro stud
to have boon found in Swedish Lap
land, near tho West Fjord. Tho oro
holds sovouty pur cent, of iron. En
glish and Dutch capitalists aro after it;
ami a railroad is to bo built from Fagor
uaos to the mines.
Kerosene oil, or naphtha, or even
turpentine, will, in a short time, pene
trate between minutu crevices in Joints
that have been long in contact, whether
bolts or nuts or stoatn joints. Thoy
should bo ignited when possible, when
the effects of heat and dill'iision will
soon loosen tho metals, in tits rust so
tight sometimes Hint no wrench will
remove thorn without breaking oil' tho
bolts. A gentle hammoring on tho sides
and top will sometimes start them a lit
tle. A driven joint or rust joint bo
tweou linages, formed by oast Iron bor
ings and sal ammoniac in solution iu
them, can not bo parted by any means
short of destroying tho castings. Tho
scrap heap is the only remedy.
WIT AM) WISDOM.
Spanish lace costs J?'2I a yard.
Those of our readers who havo nnyor
soon it. can look at some elegant speci
mens at this otlice. Tho cheap editor
lias all his night-shirts trimmed with it.
" What yor chewin' on?" quoriod
cue hoot-black of another at the post
olllco vestorday." "Gum." "What
olso?" " "Torbnckor." " Got 'om both
on tho saino side o' yor mouth?"
"Yum." "Like 'em that way?"
' Well, not overmuch, but it saves half
n day of chawin'." Detroit Free Vc.s.v.
A superstitious person, desiring to
learn less of the future than he already
knows, visits'tho seventh daughter of a
tfovonth daughter and explains Ids mis
sion. "Twenty francs, ploaso!"
"Twenty francs! That's pretty Bleep.
Say ten!" "Hash mortal, ton francs
wouldn't pay the spirits for tho labor
of lifting tho veil of futurity, to say
nothing of tho wear and tear of the
voill" French I'aper'
- -A Louisville lady is anxious tolcarn
"why it is that a man entering, alouo,
u church of empty pews, and seating
himself, always puts his hat in tho pew
iu front of him instead of laying it at
his side, tho front pew being as liable
to bo Idled as any other?" Sho thinks
it may bo for tho reason that, as has al
ways boon noticed, when this animal
comes out of a saloon wiping Jus. mouth,
ho goes ono way and looks "another.
A norvous-looking man wont into
a storo the other day and sat down for
half an hour or so, when a clerk asked
him if there was anything sho could do
for him. He said no. he didn't want
anything. She wont away and ho sat
thoro half an hour longer, when tho pro
prietor went to him and asked if ho
wanted to bo shown anything. "No,"
said tlie nervous man. "I just want to
sit around. My physician has recom
mended porfoct quiet for mo, and says
above all things I must avoid boing in
crowds. Noticing that you did not ad
vertise in tho newspapers, I thought
that this would bo as quiot a place as 1
could lind, so I just dropped iu for a
j few hours of isolation. The mer
chant picked up a nolt of paper cam-
brio to brum lum, uut the nvm went,
out. Ho said all ho wanted was a quiot
Nuts intended for planting should
not bo allowed to become dry, if it is
desired to havo them sprout tho soasou
thoy aro planted. Immediately upon
falling from tho trees they must bo in
serted in .-oil, covering but slightly with
light, friable earth or sand, and early
tho next spring tho young plants will
appear. In the case of walnuts it will
bo well to hull thorn bofore placing un
der ground. Owing to tho dilliculty
experienced iu transplanting all kinds
of bearing trees, tho seeds should bo
placed' where tho trees aro desired to
remain. Nuts intondod for planting
may bo presorvod over winter in slight
ly moist sand placed iu a cool collar,
and of course sut in the open ground
as soon as germination begins, which
wUl be very early.