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RED CLOUD CHIEF
A. C. HOSMER, Proprietor.
T '(l sot think that I was o.-i.
Albeit in my hair
I nfUc-il Hint kiimc silver lurea
Were scattered here arid there.
The a--: in which in- live. they -17,
Makes jn'cple prmiiursly sray.
Th'itjch dcjwriilcr.l on in? jjiase3,
1; faie tK: no surprise
Srwlnc and fad.112 as I 1J0.
Wiii!1 try most people eys:
.ml liU our youn; folic now. you know,
V.Vtir slashes iery."-it;re they s,o.
Jthpiimnt'r twiners nilgai have lpea
A lilr.: of a;;- to in'-.
They uscl to m- old folk' complaint,
Hut ilis-tora 11 aj-rer
That diarizes of the weather tell
On juunj- folks nowaifaj 1 as e-cll.
I knosr T ra ccttlnj- "f'jssv ways."
I want tlilniK plumh atrl trie;
I like my cup of l-aal noon.
My u:-t corner too
Hut such thine com" about fte fotis,
Vl'hrrc children arc ri- mop.' around.
Hut I am oJfl. I 11 te.I you way:
I'm s-nuitlmotb-T toslay.
A fart I , s-en ail Ml. ami or.!
Tnat holds undoubted sway.
Yes, Brnrtn other ' That used to be
A riKni" tt't houti'l"d iW to tee.
Um: Willi serb a cnuipoawtloa.
tjnv u'.r.'A Jo be ol
A little irrarnirhil.l .'or ir.v own.
To lot", to Li- to cold'
A oenel.-tinti gift fj" rol.
A'l Fat!i:r fit to noRiatihoo !.
fetory of 11 Cow That First C.iusod
Discord and Thou Coucord,
Curie Smith I -"
Why, Kale I John meant that ho la
'O-oh'" Sho trid to look sober, but
snub-d. It va- very hilly.
"There, mamma I know I'm a lunce;
you needn't frown to emphasize thy fact,
but in u cuso like this, where is the use of
"When did Jt occur!" asked Mr. Ensile.
"Alioul two wkH ago I received word
-.eslerdavthatl was mentioned intho will."
"Sensible old r-rntle.iiiau. I think I could
have iouro:id iiitn. if -I had known bin! I
hope your portion was l.in;e."
"A large as that of all the rest."
"How much !"
"Katharine! I'm disgusted with you. Bo
will .John lx"
"Not a bit, mother, d-ar. Leave no to
mana-re Jack. 1 shall have to soon, you
The hantlsomo fellow beamed upon her.
he had no fear of her management,
"You needn't Hiuile. sir It's gninirtobe
serious for yon. See here " She held forth
a volume with a pllttenng title: "How to
Manapea Husband. l!y Une of the.Mana
upers." Whire di.l you cot that thin;:'"
"l-eity Sume sen: Jt. She is the author,
and it's m.ikiui; hr famous."
"She is an old maid "'
"That doesn't matter, it sells all the same.
ISut Jell me almut your lej-ary; what is ill"
"A cmv "
"A i-inv. neither more nor lss '
"Was the iiiun iiisane''
"Not at al! Ho re.dlv hadn't much to
dispone of, and he portioned it out iiuu.!y."
"Humph' What .li.l the resj k'U"
ne md 1 he ntttuse. another, a few bank
fdiutes; Met r.;. a few acres of ground. The
divi-ieu was fnir enoi: h I am satified."
Miiberitln mwv! It's the intst ridieu-I011-.
tliinc 1 ever heard!"
1T ICalhnrinu woat in n jr:lo of lauchtor,
but presently ot'erveii thai her mirth was
unshared br the otheis
Irs Kmslie looked irlol ; hIio wa
Iirnciir.il. and any thins out of the I'ommon
nnnoyed her. J.c!: .eesifil jtrfectly hcreuu
Pei imps yoti would like to hear about
"And who is she, ;r.i '"
Kutesa! ilewn he-.i.it him to li!en.
"My lesiwr. She : a valuable Holhtein."
"Ami h Sus.ia hjmt':"
"lvaus- iIm' 1- 11 reisteretl thorouKh
bnil. No other nulm.it can oror bear her
"Nonr in i vnes v :i! 1 wi-sh."
"lVrhniis iml. She is .Miar; she will le
mipiv fi.aio.s by ml 1.". IWvn ikw she is
worth tw 1 fiousaud !'.:irs "
".bihn ljMirt. inw! Humph!"
"Yv. I vwi red that this morning by
l!r. Snmpwa. ot He'.'.H i lv r.inii.'
"WeH but '.hv iluln't you taka it!"
"1 imjfvrreil -Siimm Xipnr""
"And wht aroau goiui; to do with bur!"
"ICeop her "
"As no nUniclion. in thf store!"
"I f..trv :lieii v.-.-; sufllv'i : 'method' in
t'nele Joha's m.n!nes; " Ho knew ib
who:i a JiUlo shr.rer. :t:id how 1 loved a
farm; and uir nltxiivs h udvc.t of every
one fid'owins 'theirb:t " Acrirulttire was
myi!esin- adr-v:iod'. store my fact. Now,
I'm goinc to sell cut an I hay somio land."
IIathar::iew.i , with astouili
meiil. and rdr.. K::i-ii prudently left the
"You do not lo.ik plessel, darlius."
"I am not I asMir. vmi "
"Then I :r.:i very sorri."
He drew her close, and smoothed the pret
ty curl in his tender, awkward way.
"You can't br in earnest. Jack, dear."
"wr nion s, hi my life. 1 1 is generally
ttifle which turns the course of u man's
lite, and uncle's l-s.icy has turned mine.
You know ! have jfJen talked of this."
0. yes! when you are old and retired
from business. I wo.sldut mind that.
Cousin Walter has a farm and an elegant
QuiH'n Anno hmis- and tots of servants.
That is nicoomuirh, and the only kind of
farming whicti would Milt me."
"You don't know, dear iniy, my
nweetest ilruam is ti set you Sitting about,
caring forour simple hut comfortable home,
with plenty of rocitn to live, without stifling
ourselves in a 'flat. our own broad fields
about us. ami no restrictions on enjoying
the grass.' Then, in the winter, with a
eery sleich and goid horse to carry u OTer
the plilterinc roads, lurt a sleigh-ride is
an extravairance for Us "
For a moment the pleasant picture her
lover drew woke a mild enthusiasm in the
gayety loving heart, but it oon vanished.
"Jack 1 will never marry a farmer." The
angry flush in :hr beautiful face emphasized
"Hush, Kate! don't sav things without
"No. 1 will not -hus-viand lam th'.nki'.ic."
She sprang up ar. 1 paced the narrow par
lor, whence in true city fashion God's
daylight vr.s excluded, "her dainty white
tea-gown trailing over the carjvt. Finally
she paused lieforc the lcnc mirror.
"I look like it. don't II A tinnrr' vife
Now. Kaxherine Eaislie was la truth a
lovely pirl, is it a bit more vain than was
good for her: just enough so to make her
study her own apparel to achieve the boM
results, and she succeeded in bolnc always
charminc. She shrank from things ugly
uud coars. ami well, she had een this
despised elas-. of women times and times!
Last sitxsmcr at Neversink, and the year
bsfore among the Kerkshires; in those long,
delightful drives, when Jack was taking his
Tacation with niamma and her. He would
stand and gossip with the taea. till every
old "hayseed" ia the cornajumty knew and
bad a kind wnr4 lor hiai; while the would
watch and pity thj wive. in untidy gowns I
and barren of 'rri';." She be one of
them I never! StilL there was a piece of
wore before her. If atae'was to tnnlsV"?r1
culture" frora that obitinate Lansing head
over on the hofa-pillow. Trrparing to b
gin the siege, sbo waa dlscoacertod by t!
"She has beaujrul cyzi, lirja ani niild."
indeed' my r-.al.'
"Isn't it true!"
"Certainly it is not- I thought, at first'
that I would sell ht.:; but she looked a aae
"And that settled th matter."
"Kxactly. 1)vicl& ipon it, thcro i a
destiny, etc, I wn a farmer born. I ;.iv
the soil; the very olcr of It is v.veo to .ie:
and to own it, in irr.rk in it, t .'nJoy the
frcclora of a life iti the oj;n llelds Oh! I
wonder I have cvs.r Ijiprisoneii myself In
town so long."
'if you hod not. you would not hav met
"True, sweetheart another proof of des
tiny' but now that I Air you, I ata U : to
live out my nature-"
"I thought a iife that Is to l Ijilan
intercxt in In lair husband's plans ' The
shyness and the 'ilitshcs were irresistible.
John did what -.iy otner lover wouli have
"Ah, yes! a trie wifo like my Kat"
"Hut you hav dooided without coi suiting
"Why. my dear girl, you shall s-ttle all
the details, eve:, as to the locality . a.though,
for your sake. I prefer iJlastoubury, where
your (yuusiri Walter lives."
"Jack." very sloivly and K-.vItcMng'.y, "I
a:n not going tj marry a farmer "
"So you said I'anlon my contradirtin7
you " He triid to kiss her pouting ISps, bat
she drew baric.
"No; you are in earnest so am I. 1 will
not be lie those dreadful women."
"You ran never be any thinrg but the
sweetest In the world."
"Then you won't give up the notion '"
"1 cm not; it is not a 'noti m. In urh a
life lies my success. We are made what we
are; we can not remodel ourselves."
"Then rrcmii iriUj runs in your family, and
--excuse 1110 I am afraid of it. Though
you may have had a fancy for It, you hud no
intention of farming till your uncle died ar.d
left you a cow! Immediately you give up
a good business "
"Which 1 detest!"
"And put your fortune into a jtturetar
your cow! I object to have my life ruined,
and you forthwith tramplo my prejudices
under foot to indulge the desires of 'a beau
tiful, mild-eyed' cow! If I rightly under
stand, the Hue has now to bo drawn between
your wifo and thiseoif.'"
She haJ risen and gone a war from him.
speaking with a distinct. Inimitable sarcasm.
"Come, Uarling. don't let us keep thla up
any longer. Of ourse it is to make no dif
ference in our lives together; our wedding
day is fixed, thank (tod' and our homr ahall
"No, John." She put out her hand with
a forbidding gesture, and all the color loft
her lace. "You have chosen your life, and
I choose mine, they do nttt lie tog-tbor.
Hero is your ring I wish you success and
jov of 'Susan Niper' !"
"Sweetheart"' Hut the slim Jlguro as
rending the stair did not turn back, and
then; wa temper as well as obstinacy in
"the I-aiising head;" so the door was closed
"Mamma. I have 'broken off' with Mr.
"Very well. dear. Then wo will go abroad
for a year or two.
They did; and for many a month neither
heard or knew aught more of the would-be
fanner, though Katharine wisely opined,
that sinre he was ijmte free to select his
own "locality." it would f beClastonUury,
or any placd near relatives of her-t.
They tired of li"i:roio at last, for though
Kate was gay, she was restless, and her
mother was glad enough to improve the
llr.st .suggestion to "go home" There ther
found u letter waiting.
"Mr dear. Cousin Walter writes that
Kuiily i miserable, the children and the
servants running wild: and tie wants us to
come up for a few weeks and help him out
Arc you willing I"
"It doesn't matter"
"iMn't lie so indifferent I. t10. would
prefer the quiet of home, but I feel under
obligations to him. He has managed inv
bu.iness most kindly and faithfully since
your father died."
"We will go, of course."
Mr. Ilmsl e's hobbr was scientific farn'lng.
and the Long Arrccst.uo a magniJlcent one:
and ho who ha I not visited this "lion" of
the county had missed u glimpse of fairy
land. 'Yen ar.' vol going to send those lieauti
ful nnimu'.s to a country fair."' cp istaluted
Certainly; I be'ievo in tlus kind of life
nad all f :ni rs. great or small, must make
an exhibit of their best to encourage thoir
i should think it would ciura're them
to compete with your lawk. It is a foregone
conclusion that you will capture ail the
Cousin Walter smiled: hre would rattier
t.iko "first premium" at the forthcoming
exposition than be bank president,
i don't know 1 don't know." ii snid.
complacent l nibbing his hands. thought
I had the finest of every thing in my line;
but, jvrfect :is my herd is, there is one crea
ture I covet."
"And what is that'"
"A beautiful Holsteln-rriesiau. whose
record beats even my 'Maggie Darragh's '
Sbo is owne i by a long-headed chap who
runs the small farm next mine."
"Why d jn't you buy her'"
"Can't. Have offered him four thousand,
but money seems no inducement. However,
sho and 'Maggie' are to compote at this fair,
and if my neighbor comes out ahead whv.
I'll have her, if I have to double my offer."
Katharine felt but little intorot in the
"Farmers' Show;" yet when the jiastures
of I.ong Acre were omptlpd of their splendid
herds, they looked strangely lonely to tor;
and on the second morning of ths exhibition
she was quito ready to accept her cousin's
invitation to visit the grounds.
"I shall have to leave you alone, though,
most of the time. You see. I have so many
'entries' to look after."
is your neighbor's cow here!'"
His "face fell. "O. but she's a royal beau
ty ! Not a blemish in her, and at yesterday's
milking contest live quarts ahead of famous
'Maggie Darrach. 1 don't know how it will
be to-day. but I fear the ivsue."
"There is no perfect happiness. Cousin
Walter. AS the world envies you, and you
envy a poor farmer."
Can't be very poor and own 'Susan Nip
Kate visibly started. "Who!"
"Strange! 1 knew a cow I mean. I heard
of one of that name."
"Must have been this one, then."
-Why t Can't there be two !'
Not in registered thoroughbreds. Names
niay be similar, not identical. But the ani
mal you were acquainted with may it not
have hcn a Hoist cin!"
"Yes, it was."
"Then it's my neighbor's, and you'll have
an opportunity to renew civilities. Was it
in Holland!" The girl did not reply: she
wa too busy wishing herself at homo.
It was a noisy, crowded place; and finding
"Exhibition Hal!" and the numberless tents
uncomfortable, she wandered oil towards
the rear of the grounds, and found herself
among rows of frame cattle-sheds, where
were her cousin's "quarters." An attendant
brought her a cami-chair, and placed her
comfortably, where she was glad to reat and
watch the midday milking. Now she was
here, she wondered about Susan N",iper.
and wished she could see that fateful aaitsal
just once, herself unseen. "Where ia the
cow that riTals 'Margie Dorragb"!"
"Behind you, misa. ia that L1 oa the
Katharine glinc! furtlrely orer 1mi
shoulder. What if "fcer rival"" owaar
nould be present I
" Hot he waa not, and vcataral to aa
proacb and gaze upon Vr '7nny. Here, too,
tho milking bad just been ancompllabed,
anl she found herself listening to the dia
cuuions of the judyes."
She fanctsd that there waa tcmcihlnjf a
little strange alvjut .Susan's" attendant;
hs was evidently Indifferent to the ucts
of his ide, and tho thought ho needed
"Where Is the owner" aked one gentle
man decorated bv a "badge."
'Couldn't come to-day," replied the em
"No man ought to leave a creature like
that in inexperienced hand." said another.
That fellow doesn't understand his busi
ness; her yield falli below 'Maggie Dar
ragh's.' yet she's by all odds the finest
creature, WelL we'll ..get around hero by
mx and see her milked again."
They did. and Mr Knislie and h'.s fair
cousin as we!L If her her old friend, Mr.
I-anning. could not be present, there was nc
impropriety of her arailing herIf of this
amusement, sheltered behind Couk'.n Wal
ter's resjKir.sibUty TheGieratlon was car
ried on with spirit in the to rival stalls.
Mr. Emslicand "the judges" ilittol from
one to the other; but Katharine was sta
tionary, watching with eager eyes the at
tendant of "Susan Nip;-r." who, supposing
himself to be the obj ct of sj-cial interest,
"lost his head" in his clumsy vanity.
"You have made a mistake in that meas
urement." The rutir was dumbfounded. "I reckon
not, mis "
Yes, I watched you. It must to done
Couhin Walter and tne others drawing
near, she appealed to them, and one in uu
thority commanded, briefly: "Try it over."
The accused refused to ob-y
"O. but you shall"' cried Kite, 'it's
cheating else. 'Maggie I arrngbV owner is
here to look after h;s own affairs, and his
men arc honoit; but you. either ignorantly
or purposely, have blundered."
"Quite right." said "Judge" Deniston. -if
there's a question of fraud, we'll s.sj that
milk remeasured. Is this leautifiil crea
lure yours, madam t Aro you Mrs. lea
I'oor Katharine's face was scarlet ; but a
well-known voice replied for her for she
"Ttianl: you. dear. You have filled my
He lifted bis hat to the assembly, drew
her arm within his own, and led her away.
In a dream, she suffered this masterful in
trader to place her in tils own carriage,
and carry her out from the crowded, dusty
place to the sweet and open country: and
not till he drew rein before tho gateway of
a vine-embowered villa was silence broken.
"This is where 1 and 'Susan Nipjer' live
waiting for you to come and make a Aonw.
Are you ready yet, sweetheart!"
The words were not much, but thy
rourd her from her reverie. After all it
was quite natural, and in the old order of
things, for Jack and her to be riding
through green lanes and byways; and it
was quite thoold Kate who turned her tear
ful eyes, but smiling lips, towards him.
"I'm tired, John, and I guess I am
And the war he drew her head upon his
shoulder well, that was quite natural, too!
"Hut sir," she cried, suddenly sitting
erect, "that man is a cheat. You must un
charge him "
"You shall have that privilege, darling
you have earned it."
Cousin Walter drove home very much av
tonished. and not a little wrotti. Mrs. Kms
lie received his report calmly.
"There they come now the impudent
Kate sprang lightly out, and tossed a ki
to her irate relative; then whispered in hii
"Patience: you shall have tho creature
When the brief we Ming Journey was over,
and Mrs. Lansing was home at "i'ne Mead
ows." she dispatched u note t Long Acre.
"Tor Sil On Ilolstien-Knostan, 'Susan
Nl-'pr. Pm sjo. '
The millionaire whistled, laughed, and re
turned litis wer:
"Cheek rea ly when g m.1 nro delivered. "
"!'ut. little wife, you won't sell her my
wedding-gift to y'i '" .
iiiJecJ, and I will, sir. That money is
Ix'tter in bank than in a homely, awkward
thing, thit is Ult.'ly to get the the-1 don't
know what "
"ISut am renllv attached to h"r "
i'.xaetly 'Hint is why I hate her. She'll
have to go "
And "Susan Nipper" went. J'rauk
' .V. mti-tr.
CARVING IN STONE.
The ItllllT r l'li'nc firrltlsln I'osl-
Illlll III IlllltlllllgS.
A -jrcat dc::l of the urntuiU'fii.i! stone
work which has b'eti done in mine ol
our Ix'-t luiililitics in tis-ent years hn
hv-n cut after th- stotte wsis in p.wilion.
Tlii- i eoiusiion huh-vl in luisge cities.
Within a -hort time this process, wn
rare. We can remember, in 17.". that
in I'.oston the practice was only then
cotntii; into cnertil ns'o. It wa intrf
duced by a number of architects who
had studied abroad. At thai time in a
miniN'r of case it w- more of a fail
than a necessity, a?- eoti.siilerablo stone
cutting- was done in the bittlilitij' wliich
miht In'ttvr liave been done elsewhere.
Kill a-' the ircneral character of the Ie
ie;n ehan-red. work of this kind K
cattie more rational: though in -io:ne
cases, as nt the i)reont time, it wa
:irried to an unwarrantable o.Ment.
The practice of ston-earvin; wa
probalily developed mo-.t fully 5n
France, whetv an extended iif is made
of the soft Caen snone. There tho
mouldings, n-s well as the more orna
mental curved and ik-coraled ortions.
are worked out on the bnUdinj. It is
quite nbsunl to do thi-i to its fullest ex
tent in the case of granite, harti lim
stone, and even brown sandstone, as
was done to a certaiu extent in the
East sHvenil years ago. Certain carved
and highly decorative portions can
best be done after ihe building has been
finished otherwise. Kut a mere mania
for imitating foreign methol without
the exercise, of re-'ir-on is absurd indeei.
Some of the foreign method of build
ing are better than ours: wme of them
are not so good. If we can only use
sense enough to discriminate we will
le fortunate, indeed. The extreme, of
patriotism, or mania for foreign imita
tions are alike unsatisfactory. We re
member a visit to Trinity College at
Hartford, a few years -igo. They had
some very beautiful buildings after this
designs of Mr. Burges. the Kugli--h
architect. They had this work in all
it beauty, but they had not importe
the English climate: they had the a:ne
old New England climate, wkh English
windows, swishes and grates. We were
in a number of students rooms, and
found them cold and miserable- There
is nothing better than American win
dows for the North American climate,
particularly that of the colder portion.
The English windows are sailed to the
English people and their climate. In
the matter of stontMrarvItag there is no
need of doing it in tho bunding merely
because sotaebodr.else does iu It may
be done becaus there is a good rea-on
for it. Undervrtain condition the rea
son may not exist. Mere imitation is s
aigu of decaueact. Saiionai Bu<r.
FIGURES IN WOOD.
flew B1d Ia4lau. Data aa4 Othr Toow
torClawtr Naw Jkn Ma4.
Thc wxdcn Indian is oe of themot
frequent sight to be cn in the city.
He can be seen in all quarters on the
river front or in the swell neighbor
hood of Madison and Fifth avenue.
Very little is known by the average b
ing a.s to how t?iesj Indians ar manu
factured. Some p-;ople think that they
are made by Italians, while others im
agine that they are turned out of nny
The manufacture of the s figures in
New York i- confined to three e-tab-lishmontfs.
one of which i Io:itsJ 00
.nal street, just off the I-ier. and
when a reporter caU.-d at that shop he
found the pronrieUir busily engaged in
putting the tini-ihing touches to an
'IJtisinc is jut as bri-k a. ver.
said he. "In fact, we never hav- a
dull season. There is always a steady
demand for our goods. If any thing,
trade is on the inn-ease on account
of the increa.se in the number of
cigar store-, t he decline 01 wage-;
force, a kwkI many cigar makers to
leave their Ira.le and go into hii-dii.-,.
for thorn-elves. That, you .-i,.. make-
it lietter for us
Ve-. ther- aro new figure- all ihe
time, but the Indian was the tlrst set- j
tier, and he is likely to stay. The latest '
thing out is a base-hull player. He is
in great demand just now. but will not
last very long, for then is something
new coming up all the lime. The
figures bring from :.'. to each, ac -
cording to size. Ihe dude that Used
to bo such a familiar sight is now m--.
"In making a figure we first take tho
log of wood which is of u st.ft varietj-.
and is usually worth alioiit twentv-tlvc
or thirl, cents a foot -and cul it in'o
shape with a broad-ax. That t. calli-d
roughing. Then the face is arved
out with delicate instruments, then thc
loJy work is finished with a chisel.
After that the figure is mounted on its
pedcstral. and is ready for painting,
wliich. however, is never done until
after the figure has been sold.
'Tlie figures are not sold according
to their sjzf, but their price is governed
entirely by the amount of work ujon
them. The nearer a figure is to nudity
the more work there is on it.''
Metal figures cost about five times as
much as thosi that are made of wood,
but are not any more durable. If one
of them tumbles over it breaks, and the
repairs cost almost as much iim the
whole thing originally cost.
There are only live journeymen en
gaged in this work in New York Citv.
They work eight and nine hours a day
and receive '..-iO and $1.00 for it-
The In-st workman gets the highest
pay and works the shortest hours. The
three New York linns control the busi
ness in this city. Krooklynand the New
.ler-ey suburbs. They alo send a
large number of figures West. .V. J"
CHINESE TIGER STORY.
Tlif Ititpm Ions Itowsl Srlrt-s thr ! mid
prrs tlir .Man.
West of Kaiping City. Kwautung
province, in a wild mountainous local
ity lies tho little village of Tak'ang
Ts'un. Outside the village is a little
old temple of Wu-ti. and the matt in
charge, who i-i not a shaven priest,
carefully locks himself in at night; but
two holes drilled in the door alTord
him a ine::iis of looking out, and 11
guarantee against suffocation. One
night a tiger came and crouched jtist
outside the door for si long time, a- tl
he knew there was n matt inside Ho
then first put a paw in through one of
the hole-. atidelaueJ around, and next
in-orled his uiil to feel for his prey
with this sensitive member. The tem
ple guaniian. mnddetied with fear, got
a chopper and waited for the animal to
renew ths experiment, and then dealt
a violent blow and cut the tail through.
The tiger gave n roar that shook fh
tiles on the roof of the jo house, and
then chnrged 0:1 the door repeatedly,
finally knocking it olThis hinges mid
on to the man who had Wen trying to
prop it up on the other side. The tiger
charged in over the prostrate door,
and not seeing the xniin. who wa-s hid
den by it. s-'Uen on" of th josses
which stood on each side of tho door in
its jaw- and galloped uwiiy. while the
man bolted off to the village. The
next day some grass cutters on tho
mountain found the joss Iving on a
wild lonely hillside, where it had been
abandoned br the tiger, and. recogniz
ing the sacred image, brought it back
to the village, and here heard the ex
traordinary story of its removal.
Datly Hit I'ao.
Arroritlnc t an Obi of. a lltubaarl
IUt- lllansvir Awajr.
In the old Scotch song entitled. Tlie
Karring of tho Door' we are infonnetl
that there was a disagr-.ement letw?en
husband and wife as to which of tho
two should attend to the duty of lock
ing up the house for the night. The i
nusiKtnu oruereu tne wue 10 uo u. as
husbands use to order their wives in
tho-e days, and she being busy refused.
Thereupon as the song says:
Thr n"-le a la" betwr! the t.
Tb-v mtsie it arm anil ar-.
The oaf tfcii tike Hi .ornot wont
ShotUd -! aact tr the Ooor.
So they sat and sut in siUoce with
thc door open. Ky and by two gentle
men came along, and. entering the
house, a-ked whot-e habitation it was
and various other questions, but neither
husband nor wife would open their
mouths in reply.
For the Jsirnss o" the Hooz.
Thereupon the gentlemen bc-came
somewhat facetious and proposed to
nave a mite sun wim tne suem coupie,
One was to engage the husband's at-,
tention while the other kis-ed the wife.
Thereupon the husband aro in great
indignation and demanded if they in
tended to kiss his wife before his eyc?,
Th'-i sp -ra: ti" ccU ; ja tira
Gird lJir!s- Vt- ihro-ist tar S--ir.
"ObW rean. rr po5je tix raresto! trot-i
Ksc a aai br the vtoar""
It c-currs to the Pencilier that th
husband made a Tery foolUh ayre-s-J
menu No true woraan cares a snap
about the first word. If the agree
nent had been oa tho last word. b
would have liad her. s-ure. before the
flight was over. Unity Ce-zrier.
A LITTLE CONGO HE HO.
ttacjr of a nj Wk svf 4 Nb XtlM-r
Wlm4f f1 a Ctw 4lt.
On the Congo, near the equator, liv
the Ila-Ngala. with whomtboexjdorcr.
Stanley, bad his hardest. bat:J- hr3
he floatrd down the grvnt rirvr. Th-r
are the most jtowerful and Intelligent
of the lpj"r Congo native, and stnee
Captain Ct"uilhat. four yvar? agt..
tabiLshed a station in their cowfitry
they have become good friends of the
while-. A while ago. an exciting .'Vonl
occurnsl in one of their many villages,
aad Essalaka, the chief, went to Cap
tain IVsjullhat Ui tell him a!ni: it.
Vou know the big islaiul near sy
town." he esild. Well. ye-ierda.. sa
nfter theMinc-imeup. one of my women
and our Utile boy .tartsl for the island
ia a ano-j. Tlie boy is xen- dorens of
moon old. Captain CoqullKat say
about twelre year, old. He says ihat
while hi.s mother was p.uidhghe s-r
something in the ater. and IcutM-l
over to lo-ik at it. Then he viw a
crocoilile s;i2e his mother -jd drag her
out of the carme. Then the crvKo.itt
and the wotntia sank out of sight.
The lddle w-ts lying in the carM
Tno itoy Jlckw, u "
thc vj-g. 'Ihen he thought (. If
j , rouI(1 on,v Mn. th(j lw,Jif fcm,
get my mother back" He could tell by
the moi ing wat'T where the cr-."dile
was. He was swimming jiist under the
surface toward the island. Then the
Imy followd the crocodile jut a- f.t
as he could jNiddle. Very soon lh
crt"ixlilc rojiclitsl the i-iand and wt
out on land. He laid th- woman's IkkIt
1 OI, lhc j.nmn,. nin he went bn.-k
into the river and ff;un away. Yon
know why he did this. He wan Us I his
mate, and he started out to find her.
"Then the littie boy puddled fast to
where his mother was lying. He
juined out of the boat and ran to her
There was n big wound in her breast,
Her eyes were shut. He fell sure she
wa dead. He is -trotig. but he could
not lift her. He dragged her IhmI. to
the -anoe. He knew tlie crocodile
might come bark at any moment and
kill him. too. Ho used all his strength.
Little by little he got his mother's bod
into the canoe. Then he pushed a ay
from the shore and started home.
"We had not seen the boy and his
mother at all. Suddenly wo heard
shouting on tho river, and we saw the
loy paddling as hard as he could.
Every two or three -drokes he would
look tiehlnd him. Then we saw a
crocodile swimming fust towards tlie
canoe. If he reached it you know
what he would do. He would upset it
with a blow, and loth the lxy and hi
mothor would Ik lost. Eight or nine
of us jumHil Into i-nnoes and started
for the boy. The crocodile had nearly
overtaken the canoe, but we reaches!
it in time. We seared the crocodile
away, and brought the canoe to the
shore. The boy sieppd out on the
ground and fell down, he m;i so
frightened and tind. We carried him
into one of my huts, and took his
mother's body in there, too. We
thought sho was dead.
"Kut after a little while she nimnis!
her eyes. She could iv hisjH-r only two
or throe words. She asksi for tin
boy. Ve laid him beside her on her
arm. She stroked him two or three
times with her hand. Kut sh w
hurt so badly. Then she shut her eyes
and did not open them nor-jH-uk again.
O. how the little boy cried Kut he
had saved his mother's lndy from the
As E-salaka told this story the tears
coim-ed down his cheek. "I hne
seen in this savage frilo." writes Cap
tain Coqutlhnt. "men and their wive
who really love each other, and verttn
ble honeymoons among young conpb
The child feels for his father the fenr
and rcpeet which his authority inspire-,
but he trulj low hi- mother.
and ha a tender interest her even
after he become- n urui A ". Snn.
Ilt.w .rnillitllir-- l.r-rt tr Ii flltirr
Wlirn .:'. tine In the st'rf-t.
When a couple of Japanese aquniul-ance-
encounter each other In the
street, no m'utler whether high or low.
male or female, old or young, tiiey
stand with their feet somewhat apart
and bow repeatedly w bib rubbing their
bonded knees with th-ir hand-, draw
ing in their breath as they rise nnd
clo-ing their lip- with a sudden gasp
a- they Hop down again. The conver
sation ojiens with a sigh and a dry
rough: "Schlbnraku o me ni kakari
innson." I. e.. "It is a long time since I
hung upon your eye (I have not .,-
you this long while)." Ileply I-eop
sigh with a short cough. I. e.. "Y-.
alas! ala! I have long lon deprived
of the pleasure of gaiing on your
features." Q.: "How i it with your
resected husband and the charm
ing babyr K.. Sigh nnd cough a
before, i. c "Ilent thanks for your kind
inquiry; they are both quite welt"
"Since I last had the pleasure of hang
ing on your eye, you have grown
much older and also rather stouter."
IL' Sigh and cough, i. e,. "Many thanks
for the compliment, but I am afraid
vou flatter me." And -o on. ad Up
turn, until they part again after Ties
of bows. If the salutation takes phr
in the housr, where the cIcaniine- of
the mat affords fuller play to the instinct-
of politenes. they kneel dos.
place their elbows and hands, .aim
downward, on the floor, and touch
the rant with their forehead. They
remain ia thi attitude, gently mur
muring complimentary phra?. inter
rupted with sigh, until one of them,
feeling the blood rise to hi brain,
cautiously lifts hi head to ""!?
whether hi vi,s.vi has eh-inr-of": his
po-ition; if ihi is the oa.e they both I
slowly work their way upward, but if i
thc other still keep hi head os the
around, the firt one ouicklr dock
down again, sO .v not to ie ouliioo: in
politeae. by his partner. rotw Lel
It Is said the boy, ia SKtla-td are
sot in tho habit of u:ng profane w&rds.
IVhea a f?zn of Scottish bcy in os-; !
-f Mr. BlaciC novels sip-3ded cee
-- a.-?r over a strci-a with
-h threat that he would be dropp4
thereiii if L did not "sav a wir.
.ht? worst thtn; he could thlsk ol was
DsseviL' Bat ilia: w ccii.rKi so
tau that he wm romplly rcl-acd.
mi tit AMUtf Stak rat
It h.v V-- wrll Mu tiiAt "rpoa
U the edge and point of charater--W
si-wrss-riotum oq the lrtlir cf talent:
I that character -slthou. U t Waal or
I torpid, and that gvtiiu -!thoot .1 U
buUton -plendid bti: uncsrcUtJog.
' t .s ...---, . If t?s. trrn!v !l?hl.-.
icrimlnni or of evil )u-nt'-:; i-
j transited Into something sple-td.
wmthtg raagaiacftat.br trlof de-
cisioa. ha Mr. lrJl. in Uts Srt
. . .w 11 1 .-
grtnt effort In th- Hisiso of . -miaon.
me- aot oalv 1ih uaMiihiUlr-
-rs, but wlilacoauffiip: -o coa-if-Ie..- that
he w:uscv:nt.-nrd to si: dor3 uS hs
' ht- eyvs. ast. with a ns-j4te .hake ol
1 the h?.d. sid ts him sif ralhT than to
the Ho-e of l'cs-Bioas The day
; will como ha yi ill har
Anl in sjMte of rvltttts. mnay and
-s. h I.T.I.-MI ia Ula- 0. hi. Ir
on everv availabi ,if.psrtltv. at -
tackod the who Iwu! .pprtU. aa
sell n tb.w. who hail o-.d hla.
i and lhs. bi graavd du ,h1 g-
nitis-at audacitr. h trattsl.il hi,
fidh-re .nu. a trwXalag for ?u.-sr--.,-a
1 surce-s whh. iK iprobs-blT. futirv
IhbioHau. U! tlad to be ht
j ,atWed M th f-uth whi-h Mr. His-
raellcarnrsS u a oxt-srww. UMd '
the .sm-wruon that tM. d,-cts,n and '
aMrulfi...at aud-cilv em;ld aU for!
great errtT- In sta.e-a-uM-sbi-. He csrr- '
tamh ue.er shs,-, that "hAWlsHrd ia-
d-srts'ioo nhlefa ha- bssw mil the '
hi.NMTUi.-tMs.af weakas; ,,eUKiug
either h waat of cofarltt t-. .i.r-hed ;
what i-lsst. or a ainl X Mfrgy tc. 1
. ... 1. !
-MHke tho !ma hll it I hsV.. -
savs the old proverb. There is a prt -
pitious moment, whim out-w ctrvum
stam-e. like the hetitesl iron, ar.
and pliant; decision. dlr--t-d b in-
sight. i a a hammer In the KUle-i
. ..irSk.f-i r k T . M. all A k P rB9 VLB - A I s-i T II
hand to mold them to it pattern.
U'uwfu 'or 1 14 'IN
What :ill-sl INnun l la Thli Cou-ilrji 1 &rtete AVr take the g-tnittd that H
nu K-Mit. j U a prns'tles atU-tidrsl lib laiig--r V.
The domeof the Koton Suito Houo . ...j.- on usj-,,-,. irf the actiiHi ft
is the most conspicuous object in that j W.rr U,n cv-.tJag formliv:
interesting city. ith. frm om- jnlnt , ,,,jj HnJ -...u.-hh--. salt. Cortln
of appn.M-h. the single eceptlo of , ,, UnXt. , Jt, Wno. bsi,--Kunker
Hill Monument lite gray lW -,u-kne. and -wn di-ath hr
color of the latter tend inmost con- j umit.bt.sdly ,-ixurn-l fr-m Uil.raiw
ditiiMi of the atmosphere to render It -KM-ri-m-. sIm-w that i-cbitn
imjserceptible. while tll gtldl-d dotll.l py flu, f(,r ,,,Urr. .JM.uM uxX
of the Suite Hon-- in gray weather .!". jr lUn rlj.J,t Un-hrm ,1ut-i.; thy
visible by contrast and In -.unshtnelt , ,honld lw, ,lrsifc.ht. ami to j-r-wnt any
sparkles and glistens so us to attract ..,jlfW .j,,-,,," o-ighl to ri-e .vup,-t-lj
the eye from ex cry direction j ,vr jj nKf, nmj 0bJf-.Hsltun14-lUt.-ly
For siimsjiwr. 'he gilding ha b-s-c I ,urnMin,nnj: 1(r0ir lriM, .m.Wt. j.ip
gnidually ihapjearlng. and tl is ! ,,,-,,-ti,,,,. , u, !-.- av.ddM. aud a.
to I- regilditl An exchange ghi-s ti jIt.H t.H,, xl4 . ,rts-lble, thn f.v,-t
the following fad It w Ultake .'..Tt? ,.,,. ta- tVvch.sIUi and .xtm length
IhhVks of gwld leaf to gild the dome. I (f Jiljf, u R ,j,.trinH,0- t ,, ,lrs(t an,,
Each IxHik contain, twent.x hoet ot ( , j-,-,,,-. ,.. u,,, w.rklti-; c-..ilj o!
gold leaf, each sheet conlultiing a UttU 1 ln,, ,,jj,.r
over nit" and one-third wjiwrr Inches. . -Colored relief I:njrtlon. an now
TIim she'ts are so thin that one thou J mHnufnrturil by an igmiou (ierm.vi
sand of them laid one on th" other j pr,w,.A - oii.lls In c4tttg Un
make but an inch in thlcicnes. I w
gold Is w ithin a -nrnt of Hire, mik
wei ghs three and one half pound Tro
Each lxHk is worth r cents, so lha'
the gold leaf abnie eo-t l-I.CUV. It w tl
take fifteen skillesl workmen ii ;.
to do th" job.
Kilt whllt It ".null and inexpensive..,,, ninili.r. ntui the L-.ltj.r ars. mt
transaction is thi compared with thc -v'torwani aTrs't.v, by fhowtcal a.tiott
-cale iijnmi which uch work l iIomc tu ,- ir ,,,, 1 1 i.h-hi with th- mtxl
Ku.-ia. The emit cupola of m -Hie Kuet.o Ayn ruU ny. Ui"
Isaac'- Cathe.ln.1. in M- Petersburg. ! nm ni.h. f ., y .
I- sheeted with copju-r atMl oxerlaldj o.U u, uwfIH ,,f gr.t rrdiie for
villi gold. Itsdiameterl'5f.-et,aodpMM.r JHlj) W a ju,r ftf .,,
lafi Kunilor solid gold w.,re u."d tc j M,. 1,. ft -.t MJ.riW- w,..
gild Jt J Ii" top of Ulserai ottMHa
1 i-.Jf. fes't, Kut even this amount ol
gliding l- s-null couiIMxr-srl with that oc
th" thiirch of St. Saviour, at M w.
which ha- five iinm.-M" ipMa j-iWrnl
with ." jK-und o' wilkl rll. ' rii
The Fecundity of Fab.
It ha l-s-n onleiilntwl that, a- S
preMiiK's'' s. mmny ?. If vt. aiirt
of the latter nnd of th tVh thmi-lx.i
wert turtt cmtinually dilny"l awl
taken, they would xm Hit up evwry
available snc la th -ns For !n
tne. fnm (I'M "."-') t Q.fKft.MX
codfish ar- annually .-aught or tba
shore- f New fouadlami Kut pthi
that qiwritity se.'in small h it ! 1 lt:i Nt yf ssr-Us-s tr dereiu--eonsldT.d
th-tt each e-d xlebl about J tbw ot duty b HaM" to - tr-ub!e
i.5"l.'Mtnsc ever msisou. ttttd that : tod ant only b f prj--ty. but in
oven .".' Vlrt' have b- fottnd In th-i I may lat-.ise i nttt-nded ith U
r." of a ingle col. Were th C. (".. 1 f life. I r-em -b-r xitn rr c
(r-j od taken on the coast of New
found loft to br-sl. the t.'V.'KO fe
male pn-Iuring 5.i-' gg "Very
year, it would give a yearly addition of
iJVo.O ').' .'"I young oodfUh Cnhrr
fi-h. though not equalling th" cod. are
wonderfully prolific A herring rlgh
ini: ot. or "oz. i provided ltii about
V..I!) "gg. Aft"r t-naklnj all naw)o-!
abb- allowance for the destruction of
eggs and the young it ha b-s-n eti ma-
ted that in three year a sing!" pair of
herring would produc" l.M,(M).C,',
Kuffon crUculat! that. If a pair of hr-
ring could be left to br"d and raultl-
ply undistarbed for a p-rbxl of t"nty
years, they wouio yieifl an amount 01
fih ""u-tl In bulk to th" globe on hlch
live. A r .
Tra-lirtg on m Trunk.
Do you know that if a man h f
h"aw trunk he can 'o-U.uc- trv!
long distance on a railroad wlth--ot
Ucket or any mon"y? said a yos-aj
man y-trdny who had r-TOently rna.!-
his way back from Texa. with but
few dollar, "When I r-wb-" St
Ivools I had but five croU Js my f-c"-rt.
and I did not know a n-An thfre I cejald
ak far a loan. I went V thr tkrk-t
aireat. and rnaklnr know nr corsditioa 1
a.ked hlra how I cocld grt to laiiia'trrri'
atxilL. Hv yoa a trunk h"
asked. I told hlra I hd. arid h said !
he wenJd In'x-doc. n. to th" coo. j
doctor Wh-rts :h corxitsrtor m p j
I was intrsot-rsi. and h" akrd -. for j
th-j check to rsy trunk, which I gav.
hba, and hj tbt gave ra" a tsall
ticket, which & vtd xU g-t ml
trttak lV Iadianapoli, I xkti WaJ
how -ncc-h th- tr-sak wotdd cost J&rJ
when I w-st to ;-n it t-ct. avd he fc-dd :
IT. Weil. I go. thn-h aJJ nrht, rsi
wa I prs--jtJ-i the ticket for ti-
truok. it t-t - tl hicvad sf f 7 I
have t-sj-a wtiidrlsg Trr sisece who
fot that raoacy, hot I dids'l rarw. tor
t was gU4 t gsi beu-k to Is4ia4-.i
v-n oa lLc --&.- 1
SCIENCC. ANO INOUSTMY.
Sir Js UBAbocte, pilr
b-sps hrrioo t& Kritish A cit34Wi.
aid lisat Jhsfss- -? sir j s-vi4-sj,
tVt tis aiiUirAa conifw; tiw- - oi
AS; vV.tfJXWJ T-wr prrrmr
arv takrta frvica. tiue feros-4 t-
tUh-cnais. Th-'ir rain l tr-t..i.
T-ea-.y-foot pols -Uk Wot
" r- -sl V pU U -ps ftrxi
v , H , , . .
he dl't-H-VU. tiicti bvJ--w
. . , ..... 1
-'- --- teller U u Wfcms 4
J - -s4brr taalr hJ4 ml b rsKisLt.
- -w "l ' '-'J
rtrf-w-''lV adaU-a U.4r
uattirss a.rd ant.
Th !aYmtIv J-.ps!s aa-t Nrw
jrun tJ us wtmsan hsir in raao-r
aot prsiu-t-d by itier priht -
jxwrt . K.ps ar iax4 is rr
' '' '. uirt-. ..rw tA" ?.
j 'at1' ,ttw- -
J ih " -W- P"
, al K"u , v . , . .
- ?' -T Um
( et Ught iW l4.sr ill-teinalU.-i
- " "1 " -r
-li. rs-s ens aasl fvM ttgHt
, ""- S -
tlw lsw,ts--Ui but 4-- - -
S-. -- - "----
t4rt -r !--
A r,l --
--' - - - '
- .!- - ' M
th " - Itm. a kae
N-'obUlrn by jH-a.m rs-pOln. In
l- -' " -'v,-ry be- ar, tA-V. h-
nt.- .-e--.uMy iaii-i oikms itw
t f-ver srrVala r-HMrslie ?r t-aak. IhW
1 - J4 ",
1 -I..J-siriHwtt ham
i --... ...- ,.-... -.- .,-, ,-i-
,j title planus for tho Wwtr4-rt4woi ol ln't-
rusis Jtssts. atcrj4;V-ir fs-sdlitg et
. ) . -. . . - a . - . 1 . . a
. "- -.-- - - , -
-sj Various other jw.rosit-. kn l-n
mown U priKluce epldel t IhxvU.
In the matter 0 th-- J gal'-tn
tesl Iron water-Hje r r-srritp.
beet metal with cwrVUn l.lntiig
oat. and m this ! jintd r!i ea.
Ii4ck ground. pabl f al-oroig
-sdor. and ot which tlie ib'lr-I jt
arii i plnc.il. Ily thl rnmin. tl-
iiicIaI pinto enti 1" pre-.-.! lnW r-llef
vrlUiostt av dlpiac'ft"nt f th" iohr
. VIM- .m. nn, wuv fn,m
llmtU r.'murk We bove exAuti.!
limtvy gi-isl fr ivr-tn4. blankets
trnl ceRtf-t-utM's rsir. frlilag aii
blaHk ili dro rl. ail Min4 out of
tW 8Wr of tiv-s- mih-. wairh f-
Wxtur". lor flcish. for trt-t- .! f.
ti'.d;ng eobrswe rsutf m dliiagtib
Ifrofa imibtr good mad frnm s,.
IrrunllN Imsh l:p.rt l I. a t-f, --
Tli.l "T-t- M-'. Se..l,
KsHilbKUiKllag llwit la bit, jrtr
th- HArnt ntU-y bv jiloptl
ruU. vbirhtb-mirhl) yatfrawttiftb
j uii--s. Ta w ith all tks "aiW'-.
bn I had eharg" of train on asxwth
sra road. 'br tlirath ofS -(
few and far l-fiten, of git lag
nlT U tii" -p"ratfr at a er-jn l
lion to hold th nortb-br'tind op-'r
train for orders. o that. I might tvdp
th" sruth-tird p.-w-nnger train U
mak it ro-sfting lo!-4, th" latter ?-
j - - -
ing m"what Ial- Th" ojralor
! -"al"! th holding orlr, t'tr whirh I
pir him OK. I lhn av th -uth-
5 t"und train an ord"r U - os- ol
th north'Vmnd train tim t rak"
U."ro"ellng pVrlr-t. Inatsv! f feoidia
j th" north-hound train for or&r th
J-rtor lt it gr by hits. Th mmA
wa cnois3, jijatj fc. (-rt-j inun ---r
-r-s-ts t"lgraph txbei. I iri-4
to walk thelV-'raad wait until I boaM
lvar of tha etrt&lag toft-"tl4r Tl--"
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