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SWORD FOR URAVE ROUGH RIDER
l'rldpiit Itnutevt'tl I'mienta Kmb'.oiii
( Major JrnUliK at C.'tir rt rt ciri.
During Piesldont Roosevelt's visit to
Charleston lie presented 11 sword to
Major Jenkins, tlio Hough Rider, who
wan recommendod for gallantry by
Col. lloom-vclt. when Hit) present chi"
executive was In command of the
Hough Riders during tln Hi:hiIh1i
Ameiicaii war. The sword In said to
In1 oven more clabotate tlian that
jlwti Atlinlral Dowry.
II iln' l'rnnknr.
Dr. I'M ward Kvciett Hula In as situ
pic and unulTccted at SO an lio was at
K. Tliim his life litis Itself been a sor
iiion, teaching us all tlinl, though we
Minimi write an he write, nor speak
iih ho Hpeaks, nor accomplish what lie
1i:i:i nccompllHhed In IiIb ninrvcluiiply
IniBy life, we ean all cultivate the
spirit expressed in the motto which
he hns (;lven to the world, and. in our
circle and according to our ability, do
something to help the man who is next
to iih to look up and not down, for
ward and nol buck, out and not In. and
lend a hand.
When thin tribute or affection to my
pornonnl friend In printed I nhnll be
far away upon the sea. If to any
reader It seems too personal, he must
icnieniber that the frankness of Kd
ivanl Kveirtl Hale In contagions, and
one cannot write of hlin except with
something of that candor which Is ho
characteristic of him -Lyninu Abbott
In the Outlook.
ITALIAN ANARCHIST IMPRISONED
ICnrleo 31ulntnin ('oinlrmtit'd for A p.
Iiliuulliit; MtirilAriif I'rcOilenl .Melilnley
Hnrlco MalatfUu, the Italian an
archist, was sentenced by a court of
JitHt ut Uoiue. Italy lo live months'
imprisonment lor contunuicy on nc
counl of i pi tuln ai tides npplnitdlug
Hie minder of President McKlnley,
which were written for and published
In uu nnanhlsl newspaper. Malates
lu'a frleml. S'ottovhi, arrested on the
Hiiiuo charge, was alro sentenced lo
five mouthy' Imprisonment.
Mnlutcsta In credited with being the
world leader of tho niiarehists of
America and Kurope. For the last
thirty years he bus been concerned in
the risings In Spain and Italy and was
active in the Ilaicelona bread riots,
the tioublo In Milan, and the peasant
revolt In Hi-lly. He has been expelled
from every lountry In Kurope except
Knglnnd. nnd when be left New Voik
be went, to Loudon.
The Itnllan police reg.nd him as the
brain of the anarchist movement and
declare Hint he has been at the bottom
or every anarchist ploi lor thirty
llmr 1iii uinto .Meixure tlMiini-e.
The rl and the cho are the Japanese
measures of distance The rl Is equal
to about two nnd a halt Kngllsh nillerf.
and It takes thirty-six ihos to mako
one rl. Fifteen ebos nre a little more
than one mile. One rl equals 1 02711
kilometers, and It is believed that dec
imal system will soon be adopted. On
country roads Jinrlkslia fares are reg
ulated by distance, from 8 to II sen a
rl being charged, according to tho
eliarncter of tho road, hut on nil the
usual routes, to and ftom country sta
tions, the exart tariff is known.
Olltf. () In IIikhIu.
The cheapest grades of Spanish olive
nil goes largely to Russia, where tho
demand for It Is created by the re
ligion of tho country, which requires
that olive oil shall be burned In tho
lamps used for illuminating tho im
ages of saints In nearly every Itusslnn
drouth of l)rtimiutli Colli.;,..
Dr. William J. Tucker Is about tin
ishlng the first decade of his presi
dency of Dartmouth college. When ho
took, ehargn there, wore irfi students
and ut present the number is over
1,400. Over Jl.r.nO.OOO has bpen re
ceived in endowments.
wk ., .,.,. ,
To-day towns do not grow merely
because of their location, and this
factor of location will become 1p3"
mid luss Important us the years go by
Chicago In situated upon the most Im
possible and unlovely of all places ol
human habitation. Hhe Ih simply a
city of traiiHpoilnllou. and In no bel
ter than her iiillu and boats, though
by her tails and boaLi she lives In
every wpstern state and territory
The same Is true of St. Inils and the
vast Routhwcst. One railroad recently
planned for western extension, and
laid out along Its lines the sites of
thirty-eight new towns, each of
which was located and named bcfoie
the question of Inhabitants for the
towns wiut ever taken up. Another
railway In tho southwest has name
llfty cities Hint are yet to build, and
still others have scores of communi
ties which In time are to he the bat
tlegrounds of luininn lives, the stages
of the human tragedy or comedy. The
railways have not only reached but
(rented provinces; they have not only
nourished hut conceived lommimltles
FATTEST CHILDREN IN THE WORLD
IMiiirIiIit of lliingiirliiti 1'ritiiinla Clnlni
Tluit tlnliiin llMlrictloii.
The two fattest and bluest children
In the world live near Uuda-Pcsth,
Hungary. They are respectively 7 and
U years old. Thercse Santo, the young
er, is tlits daughter of Hungarian peas
ants of the village of Nagy Koros.
It Is claimed for Therese thai no
child or her age In the history of tho
Infantile world ever weighed as much
as she does. She tips the scale at
IL'0 pounds, as much as the average
Her cousin, Marissa .IiiIiukz, though
two years her senior, woighu tn
IMiunds less. What is most remnrk
able about the pair iu that their pa
icnts uro sturdy Magyar farmers of
ordinary height and avoirdupois.
The two fat Hungarian girls have
been pronounced to bo perfectly
healthy by the professors of tho state
medical college at Huda-I'esth. Though
they have had llatterlng offers from
museum managers, their parents, who
are far from wealthy, havo thus far
refused to allow them to bo taken
abroad. They havo beeen on exhibi
tion only In the Hungarian capital.
I'li'im Culled "Wllil Animal." ...
A custom house decision on Hens hat
been rendered In Switzerland. A pack
age marked "Trained Fleas" reached
(lonova. The neareot analogy the col
lector could Hud was that of June
bugs, which bad been ruled to bo "cil
Iblos." The ease went from one odl
elal to another till it reached head
quarters at Heme, whence after much
Investigation and deliberation the con
clusion was reached that the (leas
camu under the head of "wild aulmalH
In a meungerlo."
QUEER EXCRESCENCE ON A TREE
Striingn Frriik of Nut urn I'roilncril a I
Worcester, Mass., has a strange
freak of natuie In Its "elephant tree,"
a mammoth elm, with a peculiar
growth upon the side, resembling per
fectly the trunk of an elephant. TJiu
tree stands In the heart of the city,
beside the common, and at the tear ot
the city hall. Its age Is beyond tho
lecolleetlon of the oldest Inhabitant,
mil It has been an object of curiosity
for a hundred years or more. The
strange giowth was undoubtedly cans-
ed by somo accident to tho tree when
It was small, but it has In no way af
fected the health or beauty of tho olm,
for It Is ono of tho most majestic in
Aimer .McKlnley' l'lillitittliriir.
Aimer McKlnley, brother of the lati
president, has brought to New York
from Tampa, Via., a negro boy to
whom he has taken a fancy. Ho will
edupnto the lad and glvo him ovory
opportunity to demonstrate what ono
of his race may arise to under tlnj
most favorable circumstances.
Advice nnd Hints on Uotli Subjects That Alay Ue Found of Value.
Itoli-ro Ku!l In rnvnr.
NMOSS a quick
shift Is made soon
bolero aultB will bo
as numerous In tho
npring as they havo
been recently. They
are present in im
street models, in
cloths nnd smooth
ly finished mater
ials. Tucking and
largely into mnny
of them nnd Btlteh
cd bands of satin, silk or velvet arc
seen for trimming. Many light cloth
gowns have Persian or oriental trim
mings In bands, medallions or some
fanciful design. Skirts, while trimmed,
will not bo ho clnborate as they have
been the last two seasons. Triple and
double Rklrts are to he worn, tho triple
part sometimes coming only from sides
and back, tho front breadth outlined
with applique lace of some kind, Span
ish flojiipcs In all designs plain,
stltchpd, tuckod or trimmed continue
In fashion. Many light-weight cloth
gowns are laid In rows of tiny tucks
to below tho knees, tho rest falling iu
a Hare. Di.ckn of bodices aro llnlahed
with basque or postilion effects. Three
quarter, Russian blouse and f til 1 -length
coats are worn, I ut tho tendency
for spring Is more toward short Jackets
aud bolero or cton effects.
Koninllilnj; Nntr In Iltnnfti't.
New and odd waist of (lowered taf
feta. The yoke Is made of whlto taf
feta striped with narrow blue and yel
low velvet ribbons, and the edges aro
finished with a fancy band of blue
tn'.ffeta. Tho collar, plastron nnd slcevo
pons are of cream guipure trimmed
with blue velvet ribbon. The cuffs
ajnl the girdle nro of blue taffeta.
' .VairMt Clmvnt ?iit Miutry.
1 l'ho newest gowns aro not showy.
TJhc cut Is eo perfect that with llttlo
trouble they can bo filtered to lit any
one with .no usunl llgure. Tho Hlclrts
ure not showing quite so much llnre
as earlier In the season, and It is the
sleeve still tho sleeve which Is the
principal point of departuie. It la tho
eblow sleovo, the Du Uarrr sleeve, tho
Grecian sleeve tho Mario Antoinette
elcovc call It by whatever name you
will still It is tho sleeve that makes
tho gown this spring.
Wlipre there Is trimming on the skirt
it Is generally about tho foot, where
are ouen r,ecn wldo Insertions of laco
or rope hemstltehinc formed with
rows or ribbon.
Oilil )!lnii Aro Cue fill.
Odd blouses of all kinds continue to
be modish. Their usefulness assures
them long lives. Theater blouses of
laco aro moro essential features ot
every up-to-dato woman's wardrobo.
Both tho real mid the Imitation laces
are used for their construction. Tho
womnn with long purse-strings selects
Jnmiton, cluny or Irish crochet. Thcso
Doiuees requlro llttlu trimming, but odd
gold dovlces aro often applied to tho
richest laces used for their construc
NEW HI'KINQ UOWNS.
Hprlne Evening Uoxrni.
IIIKKONS and or
among tho goods
set out for now
gowns. but cut
smull llgure, nl
thotigh their col
ors are of the new
est und most styl
ish. Other sheer
fabrics lead them
easily for these
they nro well In
list of ncccpttiblcs.
Of ull tho array
perhaps tho new
silk gauzes are thu llnest. They are In
white, with waved line design in white
silk embroidery, or they have the effect
or embroidery. Again thoy nro pat
terned with varied sizes of polka dots,
some as lurgn as a 10-cent piece nnd
giving a most striking effect. Uroehc
foulards are also used for evening
wear, especially the light designs and
grounds. These silks show wav
ed designs In Irregular shapes all
in ono color, with the plain part, und
over this the pattern Is thrown. The
result is n niolro appearance at llrst
glance and is very charming. Moire
unci louislne silks in nil the delicate
tints are used for evening nnd are
made up plainly or elaborately, as one
chooses. White and corn colored moire
silks nro much liked. A new sheer
silk In crepe nubionne, which has a
crepo look ana silk llnlsb. it comes in
all the dellcato tints and will be much
used for evening. A model gown of
It In white appears besides thu Initial.
Whlto laco insertion, pale blue chiffon
nnd black velvet trimmed It.
Tho MnilUli U'nlillltie.
No longor Is It the end and aim of
tho "eleganto" to possess a tiny waist,
says the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
That, of n truth, Is sadly out of
keeping with the straight-fronted np
pearance ono and all are craving to
present. Nevertheless, now, perhaps
more than ever. Is a perfectly neat
and natty waist line an lndlspcusablu
part of a perfect whole. And to meet
this necessity waist belts aro offering
themselves In most persuasive guise.
Sashes are very much In evidence,
fashioned of soft silk, crepe do chine,
chiffon or net.
Ilcnutlllml Ilor llndrooin.
A clever woman who had a plain
deeper toned paper on her bedroom
wall below the picture molding and a
dalntly llowered canopy Iu a cretonne
paper of trailing roses above, cut out
carefully irregular sprays, one or two
great trailing branches, a hud or two
and a half-blcwn rose and glued them
to the wall Just under the molding as
If caught and held by it. The effect
A very ciTeetlvo trimming for light
weight (lunnel blouses is a band cf
enibroidcrcd linen, which has replaced
the coarse lace or taffeta bands so long
popular. Pretty striped wash flannels
arc made in shirt waists, trimmed with
a few tucks or left plain. The latest
shirt waist model shows the yoke hack
moro Ilka tho waist worn Bcveral sea
(erman Women Htuilr Mndlrloe.
Dr. Irma Klausucr and Mies Hlsa von
dcr Ixsyen, who were the first women
to take their degreo nnd pass the Ger
man state medical examination, have
now settled at JJcrlln, where they In
tend to practice. Now that this Is al
lowed in Germany mauy women are
Hocking to Herllu to study medicine.
tion. The popular French knot Is
much used to embellish bodices of crepe
(lood Stjlo of Trimming,
The present stylo of embroidering
rich mntorlnls with hand work of silk,
gold, silver, steel or mother-of-pearl
beads, bugles or pallettes seems es
pecially designed for Hatln, for tho pat
terns show to such wonderful advan
tage nnd both gown and trimming aro
Improved a hundiedfold.
BOYS AND GIRLS.
Topics Thot Will Amuse and Instruct Junicr Alcmbcrs af
Wo know that cats aie fond of fish,
and travelers tell us that the nretlo
dog? like them well enough to do their
own catching. Their ' owners never
feed Eskimo dogs In the summer time,
and one of the most interesting sights
of that country is to watch them got
their own bienkfnst, says u traveler in
the American Hoy. They will not go
Into the Icy cold water till they nre
very hungry, but In the morning they
will wade out in the water und Btnnd
as still us a stone until a fish comes
sailing bj. They then Jump for him,
diving Just as n seal would, frequently
sinking under the water ten or ilftccn
feet. These dogs arc used for drawing
sledges, but they nro tremendous hunt
ers. When they see u deer or other
game, no mutter how ninny sledges are
behind them, off they go llko mnd.
Their owners know they nre likely to
get beyond control nt this time, and
ench dog Is fastoned In the harness In
such u way that one llttl" pull of a
particular siting by the driver will set
him loose, so when tho dogs catch
sight of game and start of wildly the
driver just pulls the string nnd off
There vn o-u-c n tlsli who rcfunvd to
(Now. what !' Mm think of Unit')
Ills folks nil pli.ulnl nnd argued with
llul ho net his tins ilnwn H.U.
Kur suliiimiio; he h.i il. was much too
And UiH Is si rapid iik you know.
Ili would limit up seine swifter way to
And then- Hint little UnIi H.it!
lie thniiKlit all day. ami he tlioimlit ull
Till Ills In n In licKiiu In siwltn;
llo thought till lio Inst his appetite.
And his frlt'iids nil latiKhcd ut him.
They twill be hud nlwus been so queer.
Tliey weren't surprised at this striingu
liut ono moriiliiK. when they camo to
They h.iu u wonderfe' dght!
lie hud Iiiimii'SsimI n tlylnj. fish to a shell,
In the hollow of which he sat.
Mis reins of seaweed, twisted well
(Now. what do you Ihlnk of Unit!)
Old llshes mipel us ho thundered by.
With his "Iuoum out und his heud held
And the l.idv Unties would liluali and slh
When he nodilid und lipji'd his hut
Hut the iniei'tTMl pari of this iieir af
fair (As I'm sure ou'll nsin' with me).
Is the wa folliM eliunid their opinions
In that IIhIi world under the sea.
l'or tiny mid he hud always been so
Tuhh no wonder his Hehemi! turtiid out
Aud while they ueie ehccrlhg Willi nil
This little lis. i winked ut mc!
-Ida (Jnlilmiillh .Morris In Chicago Itoc-ord-llernld.
.Mnsiiierl.lnt: a Komter.
1 knew n little boy who used to per
form this trick very successfully. Ho
had a bright young rooster, or which
ho was very fond, and which he often
brought Into the house.
He would hold this rooster on his
lap, nnd with a piece of chalk drnw
lines from the tip of his bill to the
back of Its neck, pressing very lightly
with the chalk.
Al. llrst tho rooster would appear
sleepy, and then would nod Its head
very drowsily, and finally to till ap
pearances go fast asleep.
If pul upon the Hoor the rooster
would remain standing, but with Its
eyes fast closed. Then the llttlo boy
would bring a light near to tho roos
ter's eyes, and It would stretch Its
neck and crow a great many times,
as If the sun were just coming up,
although its eyes were closed all tho
Then this young mesmerist would
lightly tnp the rooster's bill and spurs
with n lead pencil. The rooster would
Immediately rnllbi his neck feathers,
Hap his wings, tlmm: his spurs nnd go
through all the motions of a furious
He would keep this up until
stopped by being lifted from the floor
and then set down ngain.
When the llltlo boy would glvo the
usual call which summoned the chick
ens to their meals the rooster would
try his best to pick miles In tho door,
thinking ho was making n fine meal
of corn. If a few pieces of grass were
brushed against bis face and somo but
tons dropped upon his toes he would
scratch away at a gieat rate, as If do
ing his best to desttoy a garden. Does
n't II seem surprising that a roostei
should havo such an Imagination?
Tho rooster was awakened by strok
ing tho feathers on tho top of his bead
backward und then giving him a slight
Jolt and setting blm tiponJjIs foot.
It Is curious Hint the more he wns
mesmerized tbc easier it became und
tho more things he would do. And It
did not hurt him In the least. Ho grew
so largo and handsome that ho wl?."
Dually sold for n fancy price. Qtilncy
Ingenious I'lrrn of Work.
Thu following Ingenious piece of po
etry 1b Bald to have been circulated iu
Philadelphia during the occupation of
tho Hritlsh In the War of the Revolu
tion. Its author is unknown. Its pe
culiarity conslstB in tho manner in
which It may be read in three different
(1) Let the whole be read In the or
der In which It Is written; (2) thti
lead tho lines downwards on tho left
of each comma in every lino; (3) In
tho same manner on tho right of each
comma. My the Hrst reading It will bo
observed that the Revolutionary cause
Is deprecated, and lauded by the oth
"Murk! hark! the trumpet souniU, th
din of wur'a ulniniH,
O'er seas and solid grounds, doth call us
Who for King UoorKC doth stand, their
honors eoou will shine;
Their ruin Ih nt hand, who with tluv
I'oiiRrrss Join. f
Thu nets of Parliament. In them I much
I hnti) their cursed lutein, who for tho
The Tories or ihu iuy, ihey ure my dully
They hood will snetik uwuy. who Inde
Who non-rcHlsianco hold, they havo my
hum! nnd heart;
May they for slaves ho sold, who act a
Old Munstlelcl, North, and Mute, mny
dully blessings pour;
Confusion and dispute, on Congress ever
more; To North, that Iirltlsh Und, muy honoi
still he done,
I wIhii u block or cord, to general Wash.
Lincoln wus hungry for an educa
tion; he yearned for growth, for ex
pansion, nnd, because many volumes
were denied him, he appreciated nil
thu more tho precious books which he
walked many miles to obtain, and
which he read before the log fire when
all tho rest or the household were
asleep. There was no large library ot
hooks staring him in the face, bidding
for attention, nnd distracting hls'"f
choice. All the energy of his nature
was concentrated on that single "Lifo
of Washington." He threw his wholu
being Into it, nnd devoured It. as only
n soul thirsting for knowledge can.
Success. Tho Keiitbor finme.
A small feather with a very Unit
stem must he pi educed to play the
feather game; also ji tablecloth oi
small sheet. The feather H jilttced
upon this, and tho company stands Iu
u circle, Holding the sheet.
Some one gives the feather a blow
and the object of tho game Is to pre
veni It from touching any one.
Kneh ono gives tho feather a pull
whenever It eomra near him, und ovei
it goes to the other side again. The
excitement produced is ery great, and
It is nlwuys a most amusing spectacle,
the onlookers enjoying it almost as
much as the players themselves.
Tin. lluny llro.
Great, indeed, Is the i.mount of work
which a busy beo will do In a day.
Every head of clover consists of about
GO Hower tubes, ench ot which contains
a very small quantity of sugar. Mees
will often visit a hundred different
heads of clover befoio retiring to tho
hive und In order to obtain the sugar
necessary for a load must, therefore
thrust their tongues into about 6,000
different flowers, a bee will mako 20
trips a day when tho clover patch Is
convenient to the hive, nnd thus will
draw tho sugar from 120,000 different
flowers in the course of ; slnglo day's
t.'ut mid Moiue.
The players stand hand in hand In u
circle, thu mouse being lusldo nnd the
cat outside. They danco nround, rais
ing their arms nid lowering them al
ternately, which gives the cat a chance
to jump In nt one side, whllo tho mouse
Jumps out nt tho other. Tho cat Is
now- n prisoner and goes round "miaul
ing," but as tho dunce continues she
soon gets out and chases tho mouse
who darts In to savo herself, if she
guts In by herself, tho cat pays a for
feit, but If puss gets in also It Is the
mouse who has to suffer Tor It.
An amusing game is "scissored mil
mills." Plain white paper, scissors and
pencils are tho Implements nnd the
guests nre allowed a few minutes in
which to cut out any animal they mny
choose from tho paper, and ndd eyes
cars and other necessary decorations
with the pencil. nt ()I1C trIa, ,H ,.
lowed, und there must ho no prelimi
nary sketching. The animal must be
EcIs?ored right out of the paHtr. For
innately, however, each one is prlvl
logod to wrlto the name or the niiicuil
Man Is known by tho company i,.
keeps and woman Is known bv her
husbn ad's folks. r
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