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TRAINING A MONKEY.
CHICAGO WOMAN SATISFIES
HER THIRST FOR KNOWLEDQE.
Secure a Habj Monkey nml After tlrlnc
Inj: It Up to Full Growth Conclude
That tha Simian lUca In I'rone to Do
ONACITA IS THE
cause of all sorts of
by the members ot
the Lake View wo
men's club, of Chi
cago. In short,
Donnclta Is being
talked about, and
soon all the world
will know ot Donn
cltn, for Donaclta'B
mistress is preparing the manuscript
which shall toll a scientific magazine
all about the wonderful monkey which
she adopted when It was but one month
old, and made an object of constant
study and scientific investigation.
When Mrs. Benjamin D. Wiley, of No.
28 Waterloo court, Chicago, sent to Cen
tral America for a youns capuchin
monkey it was for the purpose of test
ing, by actual experience and observa
tion, how near the monkey, the evolu
tionists' avowed human progenitor, ap
proached to-day the human fnmlly In
habits, Instincts and intelligence. To
this end she has aimed not to teach the
creaturo sho has had under experiment
any of the tricks so generally learned by
imitation, but rather to ascertain how
far by the natural process of affiliation,
the untaught wild cieaturc could bo
made to approach the human family.
So from the day the monkey, at the
age of one month, toothless and almost
hairless, and fresh from the forests of
Nicaragua, was deposited, a very sick
and helpless bundle of weakly, moan
ing monkeylsm In Its new mother's
arms, It has been subjected to the same
maternal care a child would have re
ceived For four years has this strange re
lationship been kept up. For four years
haa this little creature slept in a bed
like a little Christian, fed on the diet
the family fares on, been taught and
had moral principles instilled In its
diminutive self. For four years has it
been petted and scolded and spanked
and praised and loved like any other
And with what result?
Some few profess to see a marvelous
development, which places the animal
alongside of its human kin, while others
contend that "a monk's a monk, for a'
Bo that as it may, an undoubtedly
clever little bcastie is this capuchin
monkey. Its brown eyes sparkle with
Intelligence. Every phnse of feeling
and emotion is by turn expressed In
this creature's mobile features. Yet,
not alone by facial expression nre its
thoughts conveyed, for It talks In
plain, understandable, monkey lan
guage. This language. Mrs. Wiley says,
1b phonetic in character, and consists of
13 basic soundB. These, with their
varying inflections, constitute the mon
key's language. The same tone Is al
ways used to express the same emotion,
end from long familiarity with each
tone and its inflections, the monkoy'3
mind upon any and nil subjects is clear
ly discerned by Its mistress. Thus: a
half note in C indicates contentment of
mind. The same note, with a sharp,
rising Inflection, shows that her lady
ship's mind is in a purturbed condition.
The same note, ending In a trill to G,
indicates extreme danger, such ns when
a boy Is chasing her. When she is hun
gry there is a plaintive note in E. with
out inflection. When her hunger is
satisfied, she expresses thanks by a
soft, dropping Inflection to the same
Although her own language Is purely
phonetic, she Is quite mistress of the
English language, so far as understand
ing it goes, tone apparently being no
factor therein. To demonstrate that
her speech was understood Mrs. Wiley
uttered in exactly the same tone of
voice different commands, such as,
"Dona, shut the door;" "Dona, leave
those grapes alone;" "Dona, come to
me," and In no Instance was there any
confusion of action and thought. The
monkoy obeyed each command, though
given In exactly the same voice n'nd In
the same manner.
There is one point, however, human
like though she be In other respects,
upon which Donacita radically differs
from at least a goodly proportion of tho
human family. She is devoid of all
moral senEe Is absolutely conscience
less. She steals and lies afterward
about It in the most flagrant manner.
Sho breaks every commandment with
out a blush, or, so far as has yet been
discovered, any sense or appreciation
of her natural depravity. And all pre
cept is simply thrown away upon her
In this respect. After four years of un
tiring effort to Inculcate in her prin
ciples of right and imbue herewith a
nice distinction between right and
wrong, the truth must be admitted, she
is irreclaimably bad and utterly devoid
of all sense of moral obligation. True,
she shows, like many another culprit, a
knowledge of transgression, and ex
hibits fear and a dread of tho conse
quences of her actions, but of the moral
obloquy Involved Donacita is Innocent
of itj very name.
Music of any kind or loud noire is
her especial aversion. She will run
shrieking from the sound of a hand
organ, putting up her tiny hands to her
ears to shut out all sound of tho hated
noise, and will sit with a most comical
look of distress on her face until the
Tho falsity of the old tradition that
animals possess an instinctive knowl
edge of the harmful properties of plants
has had a practical demonstration by
Donacita, she, ono day, eaU 1 faa Wor
ries of a poisonous vine tout Lpowlng
In tho gnrden. For a tlmo hlAUfo was
despnlred of, but prompt and Energetic
measures, together with a stomach
pump, saved tho little creature's llfo.
Of her mistress sho Is Inordinately
fond, refusing to eat or bo contforted in
any manner In her nbsencc. The object
next to her mistress In her nfjoctlons is
a little orphan cat, and thli affection
Is returned In due measure, albeit this
tyrannical Donacita, through a pure
love of mischief, sometimes occasions
her cat friend much pain by extracting
hlB whiskers, which she gravely uses
Is this fin do slccle monkoy .capable
Mrs. Wiley asserts, after much study
and observation, that It is not. She has
mndo various tests and finally gives It
as her opinion that the brain of her pot
is ono lobed and Incapable of entertain
ing two Ideas at the samo tlmo, honco
the reasoning power Is wanting.
EFFECTS OF CIGARETTES.
Retnnrknliln Kiperlment Performed hj
rrof. II. C Hiimpn.
Some definite facts and figures show
ing the exact effects of smoking clpnr
ettes have at last been obtained by a
scientist, who has experimented upon
young college students, says the Now
York World. This scientist Is Prof.
H. C. Bunipus, professor of comparative
anatomy at Brown university
Tho Btudent to bo experimented upon
first lay down on a couch, and his right
arm, which was bare to the shoulder,
was extended upon a low table, with
the palm of tho hnnd upward. Prof.
Bumpus then took up a narrow strip
of bamboo about threo feet In length
nnd very light.
Upon one part ot tho wrist over n
bone and In a place where it would bo
steady a cork was fastened. To this
the bamboo strip wns afllxed. Another
cork was placed on tho wrist directly
over tho vein, where tho pulse bent Is
most easily folt.
Tho end of the bamboo strip rested
on this second cork and it rose nnd
foil with each pulsation. This motion
was plainly visible to all the class ot
Brown university students who sur
rounded Prof. Bumpus during his ex
periments. The first record taken was the nor
mal pulse of the student on the sofa.
This fluctuated from 62 to 67 a minute,
rising In ono Instance to 71. Tho total
beats of tho normal pulse for five
minutes was 332, or an average of 66 2-3.
Tho Brown student on tho sofa then
began to smoke a cigarette, "Inhaling"
tho smoke, ns do nearly all cigarette
smokers. His pulse Immediately
Tho first minute It reached 75, which
was a higher record than any normal
pulsation could show for a single min
ute. During tho first five minutes tho
pulse fluctuated from 71 to 77 a minute.
Tho totnl for tho whole five minutes
was 37G. This showed that cigarette
smoking made a normal pulso which
averaged 66 2-3 a mlnuto Jump to an
average of 75 1-5 beats a minute.
Upon a second trial, and after wait
ing three minutes his pulso went up to
S3, making a total of 396, or an average
of over 79 for five minutes.
A third trial was then taken after the
student had smoked two cigarettes. Ills
pulso by this time remained steadily
In one Instance It reached the extra
ordinary height of 89 beats per minute.
Tho total for live minutes was 420 beats,
an average of exactly 84 beats per mln
uto. It will thus be seen that tho normal
pulse of tho student lying upon a
lounge and unaffected by cigarettes,
averaged CO 2-3 beats per minute, and
that after smoking two cigarettes it
reached an nvorago of 84 beats per
minute. Tho cigarette smoking had
added more than 17 beats per minute to
tho normal pulse, an acceleration of al
most 25 per cent.
Each beat of the pulso could bo easily
counted by means of tho rising and
falling of tho bamboo strip, and Prof.
Bumpus held a watch In his hand, while
ono of tho Brown university students
made tho record. After this practical
exhibition of tho exact physical effects
of cigarette smoking tho popularity of
cigarettes has rapidly declined at
(Inn Maying Suitor Klllnd hjr Anothnr.
Charles Carr for the past eight years
has courted Mary Clementn at Colum
bus, Ohio. Recently George Ross hns
paid her attentions. All parties nre
colored. The other night Carr had es
corted her home. Ross went to the
house about midnight and asked ad
mittance. He was refused, and then
broko In the door. A fight ensued until
both were exhausted, and they took
seats on opposite sides of the room.
Each was afraid to sleep, and neither
would leave the room. Mary left them
thus when sho went to her work at 4
o'clock In the morning. About 6 o'clock
Ross began to nod, and his head sank
upon his breast. He was asleep. Then
Carr struck him over tho head with a
chair repeatedly. An hour later the
police found Ross dead. Carr was ar
rested. He says Ross threatened that
when daylight came ho would end the
watch by murdering Carr. Tho woman
i was arrested and confirmed Carr'B story
of tho threat.
"I can see no reason," said the S. P.
P. A. bonrdor, "why it should bo
thought advlsablo to dock a horse's
tail." "Probably," suggested the Choor
ful Idiot, "they are dockod for being bo-
1 hind." Indianapolis Journal.
No man can be a lender who has not
tho courage to sometimes stand alono.
IN DENTIST'S TRADE.
Pali Teeth Rupplled Where Natural
Molar Would Anwer.
"It Is not to my Interest to toll this to
tho public," said a dentist to ft Now
York Journal reporter yesterday, "but
It la nevertheless n fact, which no den
tal surgeon will undertako to gainsay,
thnt there la scarcely ever any neces
sity for a person to loso a tooth, no
matter what alU it. If peoplo wero
better posted In this matter fow would
have artificial tooth, becauBO they
would not havo their natural teeth ex
tracted. While many dentists encourngo tho
extraction of teeth because they can
make much moro monoy by making a.
set than by filling or 'treating' a tooth
I do not do so. I trent people con
scientiously, nnd, as you seo, I havo a
pretty good trado. For instance, if ft
tooth aches for no npparent cause, tho
chances nro that It is what wo call a
'dead tooth.' Tho ncrvo Is dead. It
should In that caBO bo 'opened' that is
tho enamel covering tho bono on tho
outer end should bo drilled off nnd ft
steel probe forced through the fibrous
bono as far as the root. If a bad odor
ndhercs to tho probo when it is with
drawn, that Is proof that tho ncrvo Is
dead and thnt the tooth Is beginning
to ulcerate. Tho nerve should be ex
tracted with n hook probo, when It will
bo seen to bo dark, Instead of white, Its
natural color. An antiseptic should bo
injected Into tho opening thus mnde
with the probo, then a demulcent, and
when it has ceased to gather pus or gas,
or to bo painful, It should bo filled with
a temporary filling, nndif nt tho end
of say eight dnys tho pain has not re
turned it can bo filled permanently.
This tooth may last for many years. It
is tho kind ot tooth which, when neg
lected, swells a person's cheek, which
old-fnshloned dentists havo at times cut
in order to got at tho sent of tho
"Ulceratod teeth can bo treated In n
similar manner, with equally good re
sults. This Is the khul of troublo which
Is Is most prevalent and which has been
tho cause of people losing moro teeth
thnn any other ailment.
"A decayed tooth that Is not painful,
If properly filled, should last for years.
And even If painful, It could bo pre
served If treated ns above and filled
when the pnln hns been dispelled.
"Peoplo should have their teeth ox
amlned by a competent and consclon
tlons dentist occasionally, and ns soon
as a cavity is discovered it should bo
"There is scarcely a tooth that cannot
be saved by a good dentist. If a dentist
advises you to havo a tooth extracted
and you know it is not hopelessly gone,
no matter how painful, go to another
dentist and toll him that you want that
tooth saved at all hazards. Ho will save
It for you. This may not, from a mor
connry point of view, bo business, but
it Is tho truth."
A NEW STORY OF QRANT.
He Ilil Not Ilnve More to l!nt Than Tie
D. R. Garrison told a story to Gen.
Schofleld at the Dent house which Illus
trates to a certain extent the kind
heartedness of Gen. Grant, sayB the St.
Louis Republic. Grant wns a great
lover of horses, and while he was pres
ident he came on n visit to St. Louis and
Mr. Garrison, nt that time president of
tho old Pacific road, took him out to his
farm. They started off In a buggy for
a drive, and after going some distance
met nn old man going along on a horse.
The man was In his shirt sleeves nnd
wore a straw hat, but Grant recognized
him, and, stopping the buggy, ho got
out and, walking up to the old man,
put out his hand nnd said: "Hello,
Undo Ben! How nro you nnd the old
woman getting along?"
Tho old man wns Undo Ben Snpplng
ton. Ilo welcomed tho president nnd
said that he was getting along very
well. Ho remarked that they wore hap
py ns long as they had enough to eat
and a plpo nnd a little tobacco.
"Uncle Ben, wouldn't you like to bo
postmnster of Meramec township?"
asked tho president.
Uncle Ben said ho would not object
and Grant shook him by tho hand and
said: "God bless you and your wife,
Unci Ben, I think of you often."
When Grant got back In tho buggy
the tears were streaming from his eycB
and he said to Mr. Garrison: "Poor old
Uncle Ben! Ho has a big heart. I re
member," he said, "when . I nnd my
wife, living in that house over there,
did not havo any more to cat than wo
needed, and old Uncle Ben would como
around to the house at night and leave
a basket of provisions on our doorstep.
Ho was nfrald to como and give thorn to
us, thinking that ho would possibly
hurt our feelings. God bless his
Uncle Ben was made postmaster and
nfter living to a ripe old age ho joined
the great majority and was followed by
Grant a few years ago.
A Mailer or l'atlenre.
"It seems to me, Joslah," said Mrs.
Corntossel, "thet wo ain't keepln' up
with the times."
"Never you mlnrl, Mandy." was tho
reply; "never you mind. Tho styles
keep a changin' so often an' so fast thet
ef wo Jes' stick right whur we air,
they'ro boun' tor como uur way In tho
course of time, an' we'll be right In the
swim wethout no effort whatsomever."
"How vain you are, Eflle? Looking
at yourself In the glass."
"Vain. Aunt Emma! Mo vain? Why,
I don't think niysolf half as good look
ing as I really am." Punch.
Sheu ,8 n0 ug(J t,k You nr0
nnt thn mnn T .,,, ,T ,,,,,.
Incly I wish I wasn't. Harlem Life.
IS LIKE KING GRAFT.
EUROPE'S HEIRS APPARENT
ARE DYING, TOO.
Onlr On I.nntr Crown I'rlnrn Among
the Mixed- Marriage t'nriad Itoyal
Famllle IttiMla, Auntrla, flreece,
Germany and Kngland AITerted.
UROPK'S heirs ap
parent seem to be
In a very bad way.
In at least three of
tho great powers
the men who stand
next by right ot
succosslon to tha
throne Itsolf are
ing from very
and one In on the brink of tho gravo.
In sovernl other nations tho princes
noxt In line to the crown nre sickly,
and It Is only by a careful suppression
of tho real truth thnt distressing ru
mors are not circulated about them.
It Is truly a most remarkable stnto of
nffalrs for tho royal families of Europe.
The most serious and tho most potent
danger lies in the Russian empire.
George, grand duko and czarovltch, is
now dying In a villa in a remote corner
ot tha Caucasus ot consumption,
breathing painfully with but ft slnglo
In Austria tho Archduko Ferdinand
Francis, heir presumptive, Is In n most
precarious state of health, he too being
PRINCE OF SWEDEN,
a victim of consumption. For years
past, ever since the death of Rudolph,
orown prlnco, In 1889, the hope of Aus
tria hns centered in this young nephew
of Emperor Francis Josoph. HIb
father lo the heir apparent, it Ib true,
but Archduko Charles Lou la, next In
line to the throno, is now an old man,
having beon born in 1833, older and
with far less hope of living, so feeble
is he, thnn Is the emperor hlmBelf.
King Humbert of Italy docs not find
In his only son and heir a man of an
Iron frame and a masterful will like
his. Of an entirely different calibre is
tho young Prlnco of Nnples, a slight,
dellcato boy, yet in tho early twenties,
who has so delivered himself over to
the obsequious flnttcry nnd tho cajole
ments ot tho foreigners In Naples and
Romo thnt he has weakened his frnmo
by dissipation, and bids fair to havo a
very short lease of llfo, Indeed. His
condition ia even more serlons than Is
hinted nt In the Italian news of the day.
If tho remaining roynl families arc
carefully Investigated, a strange fact
may bo roted that thcro Is, with ono
exception, no heir to a throno In Europo
who Is strong nnd lusty and glveB
promlso of a vigorous reign after the
present ruler passes nway. Tho possi
ble exception Is Prlnco Royal GnstnviiB
of Sweden, a young man of thirty
seven years of age, tho son ot King
Oscar II., who married Princess Vic
toria of Baden, n granddaughter of
famoiiB old William I. of Germany, and
who has developed no vices and nc
qulred no mnlndles. This prlnco Is an
energetic, nthletlc young man, hnn llt
ernry tastes, nnd will In all likelihood
enjoy a long life.
For years the King of tho Hellones,
George I hns been tho victim of n
disease of tho kidneys, a hereditary
ENGLAND'S AND RUSSIA'S HEIRS
complaint, and he has unsuccessfully
visited Alx-les-Halns for trentment.
Thorn is little question thnt Prlnco Con
stantino, his eldest son. Is In tho in
cipient stagos of this disease, though
thoro is nothing very marked or serious
The little Crown Prince William of
Germany, despite the military regime
his enthusiastic father, William II.,
has made him undorgo, Is wonderfully
delicate. Though the oldest of thnt
big family of boys that makes up tho
first household of Germany, this 13-year-old
has not nearly tho vital force
the dash and the audacity that his
brother next In age, Eltel, possesses.
Eltcl is his superior in general health,
weight and height, and the general
Impression in Germany ia that Eltel
will bo tho next Emperor.
It Is noticeable among those who
have seen the boys playing together
that Eltel qulto appreciates his great
er power of body. Ho Is n splendid
specimen of young Gormnny, tail, vig
orous and strong of arm and leg,
whllo young William 1b nlmost wenk
and puny beside him, thin nnd nnrrow
chested nnd easily tired.
Belgium Is ruled over to-dny by Loo
pold II., born In 1835, a still vigorous
mlddlo-agcd man. Ho shows no signs
of bronklng down, nnd Is ono ot tho
healthiest aovorelgiiB of Europo. Prlnco
Phllllppo, Count of Flnnders, hla broth
er and two yenra younger, hna for ft
scoro of yenra boon Incurnbly deaf, and
ia tho moat of the tlmo In wretched
health. Prlnco Phllllppo la heir to the
throne, from tho fact thnt Leopold II
has no sons.
So far bb Great Britain la concerned
It hna often been remarked that II. R
If. tho Prince of Waloa, enn hnrdly bo
regarded as n man ot flno physique (
and likely to live- many yoara longer.
Whllo thcro 18 no Indlcntlon of nny apo
dal disease, tho prlnco is a mnn who
han lived so well and so activoly that
In mlddlo age his constitution 1b con
siderably Impaired. He would hardly
bo a fair risk for a well conducted In
His son, the Duke ot York, hna never
entirely recovered from tho attack of
typhoid fever ho had somo years ago,
though ho hns alwayB boon in better
physical condition than his brother, tho
Duko of Clnronco and Avondnlo, over
was. Nor Is tho now baby, Queen Vic
toria's great grandson, ns healthful a
child ns could bo wished. It Is gonor
nlly believed that ho will not sit upon
tho throno. '
Tho czarevitch had n terrlblo fall
from tho maintop ot a ship to tho deck
during tho trip around tho world of tho
threo princes (himself, the present czar
and Prlnco Gcorgo of Grecco) In tho
summer of 1891. This fall seriously In
jured George's splno, nnd ho hnd to dis
continue tho trip and return home.
Then consumption, n malady now ho-
redltnry In tho fnmlly of tho Romnn
offs, set in. In vain ho sojourned In
Athens and Algiers. Flnnlly ho BOttlod ,
down In tho Caucasus, whore ho haB
lived since tho closo of 1892. I
The romnnco alluded to concerned a
pretty telegraph girl of Tlflls, Mile, j
IbcIi, whom George ardently desired to
marry, nnd probably did, morganntlcal- '
ly. It was only upon tho stern com- .
mnnd of his father, tho cznr, thnt ho fln
nlly gavo her up. After tho lata czar's I
death his condition grow rapidly worse.
Lato this spring ho oxprcssed a strong
deslro to seo onco moro tho palace of ,
Peterhof, wbero ho had been brought ,
up. Tho change of cllmato proved serl- j
ous for him, especially as tho Poterhof .
palnco nt that time had fallon Into an
unsanitary condition. Ho then was
tnken to Denmark to visit his grand
father, King Christian. Tho cllmato '
of Donniurk proved qulto bb dangerous
for him as tho cold of northern Russia,
and materially ha&tcncd his coming
Whllo tho czarovlttti Ib to-day tho
foremost Invalid In Europo, attention
Is being directed mor and moro to
wards Duko Francis Ferdinand of Aus
tin. Tho story of the Hnpsburgs, the
royal house of this empire, liaB been
unhnppy, for epilepsy has pursued tho
entlro fnmlly nnd seized mnny of Its
members. In 1S88 everyone of ninety
eight archdukes and archduchesses of
this fnmlly had that dread disease In
somo form or other.
That consumption should have seized
Francis Ferdinand, who, since tho death
of Rudolph, has been the Idol of the
Austrian people, is rcmarkablo, tor hla
life has been a vigorous one. For years
ho haB been nn untiring officer in the
Austrian nrmy, nnd noted for his skill
nnd endurance. He spends tho days sit
ting silently in n tent pitched In a little
garden on tho bay of CIgnla. His sole
amusement Is looking out upon the sea,
savo on tho infrequent dnys when he
takes a short donkey ride. He will
spend tho winter in Egypt and he may
never return from that country.
It seems to bo general debility that
is sapping away the life of young Victor
Emanuel, prince of Nnples. Of late
ho has been cruising about the Levant
in hopes of getting strength. Though
very young -ho was born In 1869 this
prince has made himself n distin
guished person In Italy. His greatest
populnrlly has been, not among his
own people, but in tho foreign colonics
of Nnples nnd Rome, where he has cut
a wide swath among tho pleasure lov
ing higher class ot those merry Italian
1 ruined to Sit Up.
The Prlncoss of Wales, to tho great
discomfort of whoever may be acting as
the maid In waiting, nover puts her
self nt ease in traveling. Hour after
hour sho retains n bolt upright posi
tion, nnd never thinks of romoving her
bonnet or lying down. She attributes
tho habit to her rigid bringing up, nnd
in speaking ot it recently said to n
friend: "We wero never allowod to llo
down during tho daytlmo when we were
children, for fear of maktng ourselves
untidy, and I am so accustomed to tho
habit now that I should never dream of
removing my bonnet while on a Journey,"
-. "" ,' " ' ,... ' "
Tha Neceaally of Ilrnnrt to nn Opera
It Is many a long year since so much
unscientific nnd unnecessary butchery,
haa been indulged In ns Is recorded la
tho treatment or nppendlcttts in tho last
fow years, says the Now York Ledger.
Sovero pain nnd cerlnln symptoms that
might bo attributed to n dozen other
cntisos nre charged to appendicitis and
a continuation of them auggeats experi
ments to the minds of tho doctors and
tho operating tnblo looms up in the Im
mediate future as the only hopo for Ufa.
Thero nro yot mnny phyBlclnna who In
sist that operations of this sort nro nb
olutcly necessary, but It is a hopeful
;n of tho times that some ot the mora
.onscrvntlvo and experienced doctors
declare thnt only in exceptional eases
1b surgery positively necoary. Ab
simple home treatment several patients
havo beon Immediately relloved by
drinking largo quantities of pure salad
oil. This nppoara to havo a beneficial
effect upon tho entlro lining membrane
of the nllraontnry cnnal; the oil seemed
to sprond ovor tho surface, allaying Irri
tation and Boftonlng whatever food pro
ducts mny havo lodged In tho appendl
cal sac. Tho nonBonslcnl theory put
forth by ono member of tho medical pro
fession thnt no infant wns properly
equlppod for llfo until by surgical
means It hnd beon doprlved of tho ver
miform appendix nnd thus fortified
ngultiBt future dnnger Is too silly to de
serve a momcnt'fl consideration. Mil
lions of people have lived and died
without ovor knowing thnt wna such ft
thing, nnd tho proportion of deaths that
can by any posslblo mcaiiB bo attributed
to thin causo Is extremely small. Some
dny doctors nnd patients will reallzo
thnt n thorough washing out nnd
cleansing of tho Interior ot tho body is
qulto na beneficial ns tho samo process
applied to tho oxtorlor. It Ib asserted
by thoso who havo had sulflclont ex
porlenco to entitle their statements to
consideration that tho thorough wash
ing out of tho dlgcstivo apparatus by
menus of tophi wnter properly purified
would prevent nt least half of tho dis
eases from which humanity suffers.
THAT FEMALE TYRANT.
blio Flout Her tliuhiuid' Opinion and
Alton Hint No Freedom,
Sho contradicts him at tho head of hla
own tablo; Interrupts his anecdoto to
Bet him right on an utterly unlmport
nnt little detail say, tho dnto of a
transaction, which ho mnkes tho 7th ot
Soptomber, and she assorts was tho 8tb,
snys tho National Review. Sho Inter
feres In nil his nrrnngomonts and ques
tions his nuthorlty In tho stnblcs, the
fleldB, tho church, tho consulting-room;
sho apportions his food and regulates
tho amount ot wlno ho may take; should
sho dlsllko tho smell ot tobacco sho will
not allow him tho most transient whiff
ot tho moat refined clgaretto, and, like
her brothor with his victim, sho teaches
tho children to despise their father by
tho frank contempt with which sho
treats htm nnd tho way In which she
flouts his opinion and denies bis au
thority. It sho be more affectionate
than aggressive, she renders him ri
diculous by her effusiveness. Like the
"Sammy, love" which roused Dean Al
ford'B reprobation, sh3 loads him with
silly epithets of endearment before folk,
oppresses him with personal attentions
nnd treats him generally as a sick child
next door to nn idiot. All out of love
and Its unreasoning tyranny she takes
him Into custody In public ns In pri
vate llfo and nllows him no kind of
freedom. Robust nnd vigorous as he Is,
sho worries over hla health as though
ho were a confirmed invalid; In the
heyday of his maturity coddling him as
If ho wore nn octogenarian bordering
on second childhood. Sho continually
uses tho expression, "I Bhall not allow
my husband to do so nnd so," or, "I will
make my husband do this and that.'"
Never by nny chnnco does she confess
his right to free action, bound ns he la
in tho chnlnB of her tyrannous affection.
In the end she makes him what she has
so long fancied him to be n backbone
less valetudinarian, whom the sun
sconces to fever and tho east wind
chills to pneumonia one who has lost
the fruit by "fadding" about tho flower.
Htephen Olrard, Hero.
A tablet "in commemoration of tht
courage and humanity displayed by
Stephen Glrard during tho epidemic ot
yellow fover prevailing In Glrard col
lege. In Philadelphia, in tho year 1793"
was unveiled in Glrard college in Phil
adelphia yesterday. Tho incident die
closes n phase of character in the phll
nuthropist rot generally understood.
During the fover epidemic he abandoned
Lis businerB and his luxurious home and
assumed tho suporlntendency of a yel
low fever hospital. He took up the work
others recoiled from, and did the work
because it was hla duty. New York
A ItlfTurtnca of Opinion.
"Aha!" said Mrs. Strongmind, as she
and hor husband sat in one of the Paris
cafes, listening to the band. "Seo there
-theie Is a woman playing In that or
chestra. She Is gradually getting her
rights here in France, anyhow."
Think so?" laughed Mr. Strongmind.
"I don't. That woman Is playing second
Caeiar'a .M Intake.
Julius Caesar was a thin man, tall and
with a very wrinkled, seamy counte
nance. His forehead was broad and full
of small wrinkles, his eyes wore not
large but described as exceedingly
bright nnd quick. His noso was of more
than usual size nnd his chin full and
oromlnent. St. Louis Globe-Democrat,
The New Way.
Upperten "How do you manage to
fpt such perfect-fitting clothes?" Da
Style -"Buy them ready made."
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