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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 7, 1886)
E OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , NOVEMBER 7 , 1880.-TWELVE PAGES.
AMONG TOE WHS AND WAGS ,
Polished and Pointed Paragraphs and
Poems of Mangled Metre.
THE STUNNING TILE OF DAD.
Three AVIionin | mid ftntiR Tor
died Liberty In Dlnlinlilllo The
1'oot'N AVuiI and Atiou lion's
To tlio Itnriliolili Statue.
Hall , thoiiblntucl
Thou lareest-siml specimen of concrete ilb-
< i ty extant.
All Had , and ieicnt | I
Tlioii nit ti Bodiless In very tact ;
Itnt xvhy nit Hum a female'.1
Do women in this Hioad Land of I recdoin
Haxo rlijlits of cltl/enship anil suffrage
And other preiogatlxes of tlio lice ,
Including ruiitilns for congress ,
' ! ' such degree.
Tlmt a woman miiM lie selected
To Kive us on Imitation
( ) l Liberty Knllglitenltiit tlio World ?
.Shades otbnsan H. Antliony
And ministers of liolvn A. l.ockwood ,
.Ikovv iso Colonel Kate Field ei nl. ,
Jiclciui us I
Wlmt docs a woman know nbotit liberty
Kxci'pl In ubsttaciy
Jliuhty dnrii little. niul don't > oti forget III
bho lias Liberty of Speech , at com so ,
And 'liii gives It all tinoxeieiso
It can stand ,
Or tin } body eUocan stand.
lint tlmt IMS nothing to do with you ,
o Statue !
For j on can't talk !
Which may be accepted ns competent testi
Tlmt Mr. Haitholdl Is a married man ,
And knows what Is artistic in statuaiy.
UcliiK In New Voik. ( ) . Statue t
We piestimc you couldn't very well
Have been a man ,
Lest In : should rip himself
Up the luck and down tlio wains.
And sell I hi ; bioiuu to the highest bidder
Tor boodle I
In this connection wo may
Kcmark ns a unaiaiity tit' ucod faith ,
And nut necessarily tor publication ,
Tlmt bcinc a woman has thu bulge
On heitiKu man , asfar us
Tlie perpetuity of your statueshiu
Is concerned. and jou should l > u thankful I
However , ( ) ! Statue , penult ns to
Jtetnrn to the original subject ,
And roa scit our previous statement of
All Hall !
* * , Yon me considerable on a pedestal ,
And wu don't care who knows ill
Yon have conic to stay ,
And If our little dab ot Hall
Will do you any good ,
You can have It and welcome.
Heie it Eoes iiualii :
Hull , uirilail.
Thou great biu sister of
Yankee Doodle ! II
Whoop ! Whoop I
You mav need this
Pali of whooiis ,
lint take them with our blessing !
And once again :
All Hall I _
He May ( Jet It All.
Wall Street News : "So you want my
daughter , " queried : i Chicago capitalist
as the young man linished his address
and Htooil with folded anus.
"I do. "
"Kthcl is used to luxury , you know ? "
' 'Yes , sir , anil she shall have till that
heart can wish. "
"Hut yon are a noor young man , just
getting a start in Dakota. "
"Am 1 ? I guess not. Our county has
Issued bonds to the amount of $ ; T)0,000 )
for internal improvements. J am county
treasurer inul lot all contracts. "
"Take her , William , ami remember
that integrity is tlio key-note to success. "
Tlio Landlady IjaiiRlieil Not.
Yonkers Statesman : "Will you ask
the blessing , Mr. LongfaceV" waid the
boarding-house mistress at dinner after a
hard-visugod chicken l > u'1 been placed
"Ali ; then this is a bird of prey , " re
marked the solemn-looking individual.
Some one was heard to remark some
thing about its being tough enough to ho ,
and then the active campaign was begun.
QunllflontlonR of n Millionaire.
Pittsburg Dispatch : "What makes a
millionaire t" asked u man.
"Knoriry , " responded one.
"I'orsevoranco , " said another.
"Opportunity and ability , " responded
"Strict attention to business , " hazarded
" 1 should say all tbeso things and add
one or two more in the same line , " said
"All " remarked the first
wrong , speak-
c > r.
r."Wrong ! " chorused the live.
"Wlmt makes a millionaire , then ? "
"Tho necessary millions. "
Hartford Times : To the question at
examination"Who was ColnmbusS" a
little girl replied : "Columbus was a largo
bird. " The answer being received , per
haps naturally , with some what vociferous
laughter , she explained that she had read
in an old'ii'bistcr's ' book a piece of pootrv
about the eggs of Columbus , and she dill
not hoc how ho could have laid eggs un
less he was u bird.
Tlio I'lilloHopliloul I'loiiyiiiie.
Now Orleans Picayune : There is no
place like home , after one has spent all
iiis money traveling.
The cheap bonnets all come high
enough when they are taken to a theater ,
Thu weak man who makes a bad mayor
would be sure to make a worsoJovernor.
Wiggings now predicts that his next
nlnuvmic will sell well. .Something may
occur to shako his belief.
Fashion has many times decided to sit
down on thu tmstlu , but it still holds its
own mid is bicgor than over.
Thi ! soda fountain that keeps up with
the times keeps something stronger and
warmer than soda when cold weather
Men who bandy exist by borrowing
small sums of money cannot bo tixpeoted
to pay their debts. They consider them
selves lucky to live.
Uncle Tom's Cabin is now played ns an
opera. 1 makes no diliuruncu to the donkeys -
keys anil bloodhounds that play in the
piece , but it is rough on Uncle Tom.
The lint My Father Wore
.4. ir.wiiuc ,
You are looking at my
daddy's old hat. Which for twenty
years ho wore ; His father before him
snorted it Fortwuiityycarsor more.
It was intended to hand it down
Straight /rom sire to .son. 'Twas '
mentioned in my father's will.
Hut I guess its dny is done. You'll
notice its shape is a little odd. Itul
it was onoo in style , And its lur
ry nap ami color of gray Would
bo sure to make you smile.
'Twas strongly built. , anil there
isn't a dent To bo seen in the
rim or croxvix which shows
the former proprietors Inul
No habit1 of painting the
town , It was never
mashed o'nr election
uows , Nor kicked in an
opera hall , 'Twas gal
lantly dolled to the
dames of oldN ith a
grace that would now
appal. Its years endear -
dear it , I will not
xvo.tr it , 1-orhow would tlio people roar
To so mo airing tlio old gray hat My
father and grandfather wore !
A Nerve Tonic.
I'nysiclun Your husband , Madam , is
MUlurint ! from nervous urostratlon.
Madam Yes , Mir ,
Physician And ho needs something to
quiet him Wlmt is his business ?
Madhiu lln is a detective , sir.
I'liysloian Well , slip a five dollar bill
Into life hand w.hpn ho'isn's looking pvcry
txvo hours during the night , and I'll call
again in the morning. Good dny.
Needed Jloro Tlmn One.
Pittsburg Dispatch ; " .John , do 3-011 re
member wlicn xx'o ii'cd to sxving on 1113'
fatlier's front calo' "
"Vcs. Maria , I do. "
"And the moon iispd to look so beauti
ful , John. "
"It did. Maria. "
"At.d the stars were so bright. "
"They were. "
"I xvoudur If the moon is so beautiful
and the stars just as bright now as they
xvcro then , .Johnr"
"I presume thpy arc , Maria.1
"Tlicn why can't xvc sxving on the front
gate now and look at the moon and the
stars and the blue night skies , with their
llecpy clouds , as xvc used to do then ? "
"Wo can , Maria , if xvc want to. "
"Then , .John , lot us go out to thp front
gate for awhile and sec if it xvill seem
anything like it used to. "
"All right , Maria. Vcu go out and try
it nxvhilc , and if you like it maybe I'll
take n Uirn at it. "
Hut Maria thought him too much of a
brute to do anything of tlio kind ,
Sympathy for Hcrltn.
Pittsburgh Chronicle : "Daniel. "
"Vcs , sire. "
"lias the Missouri delegation gone ? "
'It has. sire. "
And tlie croxvd from Maryland ? "
'And that gang from Indiana } "
'How many people xvero there hero to
day after the Turkish mission ? "
' Three hundred and twenty-one , slro ,
ami I see several coming up the path
"Daniel , I saw in the papers that Herlin
is still in a minor state of siege. "
"Vcs , sire. "
"I know how that is my clf , Daniel ,
only mine is not a 'minor' ' btate , 03- any
Miss AnilniiH HuiTorM n
Merchant Traveler : "Hera is a book
mentioned in this paper entitled 'Hints
on Husbandry , " said Miss Smiggle. " 1
tnink I'll ' go down town and buy me a
coi > y. "
Her brother to whom the remark was
addressedsmiled and said nothing.
That evening at the supttor table he in
quired : "Did you get the book you spoke
of to-day , MirandaV"
"Yc-es , " was the somewhat reluctant
"And how did you enjoy it ? "
"Well. 1 reckon its a good enough
book , but the title is kind o' disap-
The t'oot'H Wail.
Oil , thu autumn days are comlnclicu tlio
bees havc.Mopuud thoirhummliiL ; , and
the patridue lone Is drumming in thu
copsn upon the hill ;
When the leaves mo .slowly falling , and the
sable ciow Is calling to his mate to stop
her sduallliiK will : a wild and mourn
Autumn wind3 tlio houghs are ii tllutr , and
the towns acain are bustling , while thu
countnman is hustling utth his ap
ples and his coin ;
Days ot johnny-cake and bacon , when the
the uoods ar all loisakon , and the
lueadow-laiKshave taken Hl ht aciobs
the Holds torlorn :
'Tis the season melancholy , days whi'ii na-
tine is not jolly ; soon the welcome
Clulstmas holly \\lll buhuni ; i' the ban
quet hall ;
Snows of winter will be o'er ns , and the soa-
i-on soon will hoie us when in manner
quite decorous we must seek the even-
for the summer days are over , withered are
the liclds of clover , and eacli merry
\\oodlaud \ lover on his haunts no moie
can dote ;
And the question now , my dearie , that doth
make my teel so weary , Is the old one ,
dark and dreary , can 1 weai lastwln-
toi's coat ; !
AVobstor Was On" .
Wall Street News : "I see , James , " re
marked a New Jersey grocer as ho was
looking over his books the otiier day ,
"that you constantly leave the 'h' out of
"Certainly , sir ; that's according to
"Webster , Webster ! Young man , I've
been in this bnsincs- . for ! i8 years , and 1
don't propose at this late day to let no
Webster come around and dictate to mo.
Put in the 'h , ' sir , and don't you leave _ a
single V out of hi mi am on if you wish to
keep your place here. "
Cousin lien Folsom ( may Ids tribe incieaso ! )
Awoke one nmht from a deep dream of peace
And saw , with the moonlluhi of his loom ,
Making it rich and like a lily bloom ,
A lat man wilting \ \ ith a pen of ted ! ;
Kvcocdlm ; luck had made Jlon Kol om bold ,
And to the iiresence In tlio room he said ,
"Wlmt write t tlioii' . " ' The fat man laised
And in a voice nmdoMveot by its accent ,
Aiibwcied : "Tho names ot t ioaoholoo
the President. "
"And Is mine one' . ' " tibked lipuny. "Nay ,
not so. "
Itcplled the fat man. 13enny spoke more
Dut cheerily still ; and said ; "I pray If not too
Write mo ns one who'd love a consulate. "
The fat man wrote ana vanished. The next
Ho came iiRain , with a ureat flickering light
And showed the namrs. Hen KoNom looked
And lot for Shetlleld , Knglniul , he was
lie IVnn Not nn Umpire.
Pittbbiirg Dispatch : A dilapidated-
looking individual limped painfully along
Fifth avenue. One cyo was draued in a
cloud of gloom. One arm reposed In a
sling. One foot was clad in a roomy
slipper , A stout cane aided his slow pro
gress , aiidanunmlstakableodorof M'nira
emanated from his personpermeated , the
atmosphere and trailed behind him on
"Charleston suflbrer , " suggested some
onn In u little trronp us ho npproached ,
and as lie got abreast of the party ono of
them facetiously remarked :
"Wlmt game did you umpire to-day ? "
"Shut up ! " exclaimed another. "No
chestnuts. The man's been in nil acci
"No I haven't , " responded tlio subject
of tlio remark , "and 1 ain't an umpire
"Thou what are you ? What's the mat
ter ? What have you been doing ? " chor
used the group ,
" 1 belong to the dandiest football team
in this section , and don't you forgot it ,
We had the bust gamn of the season yesterday -
torday , and It boats any fun yon ever
saw , Wu need a couple ot good men for
substitutes , Don't some of you fellows
Want to join ? "
Ilnnn Hall Item ,
Wnahinctou Critic : "Oh , Charlie , "
said Mrs , lleebeseo to her husband , "I've
got a pn//.le. Can yon spell 'hard water'
with three letters ? "
"I think lean , " replied Charlie , - pulling
ing down his vest. "How Is this : i-oo ? "
"Pshaw , " she said in a vo\ed tone :
"that wasn't bit hard "
a , was it ?
"Not so very , " ho answered with some
degree of pity. "Now I've got one for
"What Is it ? " and her face beamed
you spell - - - -
championship-series' ' with ten letters ? "
"My ffoodnoss , Charlie how many let
ters are there in it ? "
"And I must spoil it with ten1
"That's the iniz/le. "
"I giyo It up. Toll me.11
"Kasiest . .i'ngln the world. Listen :
And she know enough about base ball
_ * * " - * srv-
A labor of love dresMng to call on one's
bc l phi.
Silk and cut feather pompons arc mounted
upon silver w lie or pins.
Fur panels and editing are teatuics ot the
ncwe.t tailor-made distiiiuc ? .
There are lots of youne men xvho have
lone purses who also have long ear. .
When a young man Is paying attention tea
a j ouug lady he is a soil of court plaster.
1'lav and Irl h guipure collars of medium
and veiy laixfo she aie worn by children ,
There Is lalk of cstahlMilm : In London a
club lor ladies on the model of the university
Von cannot expect n girl of the period to
stand lire because she Is acciiitoined to face
An American ladv's Idea of a ballet girl Is
"an open muslin umbiella xvitli two pink
Svvandown in all the evening colois is to
bu used fur tilmming ball and evening
Dainty breakfast caps are made of full
frills of lace , with looju of nanow ilbbonai-
ramcd on the ton.
Urnssels net for draping evening dic ses
has half inch stripes , and is to bu had In all
the cvcnliiK colors.
A girl who habitually bangs her hair won't
bo xeiy likely to get a. husband's hair to
crinkle and frizz and festoon.
A Texas girl Ims killed a large , nineteen-
year old rattlesnake. With n little piaetlce
she will bu able to tackle a mouse.
A bonnet with a plaited crown of black
and pale jellovv velvet has the pulled brim
trimmed xvllli a mass of. llutfy fcatheis.
The heart of a man Is blgcer than tliu
heart of a woman , Hut dou t look so jealous ,
glils ; you can beat ns to death on tongue.
A dark red xelv'et bonnet has a soft ciown.
It Is tilmmed with black velvet and with a
clusterof red plumes and pompons mounted
on silver pins.
Crepa do chine scarfs , with tiny embroi-
deieit ilanie ? , In all tlie llglit coloi > , uicMtlll
worn , and may be an an ted incoming to In
A hat for a ilttlo ultl Is of Hiinuiidy ; felt ,
with a rolling biim. It is tilmmed with folds
ol velvet about thu basu of lliu crown and
drooping with ostrich plumes.
When a young man stalls to visit a voium
lady who has a conplu ot put pints It may hu
strictly tiun to say that hu Is going to thu
dugs , out yet It Isn't good form.
An Illinoisghl who had icculved a declina
tion ot love ina typo wilier letter , leplled
tlmt slw was "not to bo wooed by mach
inery. " Girls piefer the old style.
Combs for millinery purposes aie shown In
every soit ot design In metal and toitoiso
.shell. Huiinut pins aiu also vailcdinp.it *
tetii , ami are made ol metal , jet , wood and
A hat of biovvu silk jersey cloth has the
biim turned upon one side and laced with
gold bio'.vn Miiln. A cluster ot ribbon loops
In the two tones ot blown loans the Ulm-
Jersey costumes aie now sold wltli the
leady madejeisoy bodice and maleiial lor
slciit and dr.ipeiv. The jersey Is trimmed
with thu fabric of which thu slutlstobe :
It a girl Is mean enouh to jilt you , don't ,
bin n her letters in disgust , hell them to tlio
junkman , alter euttiiiK out ncisonal leloi-
ences to yourself. You couldn't get sweeter
Shaded feather trimming , In all the tash-
iouablu tlntp , is In high lavor. It Is now
mannlactuied in beautitnl quality and is ex
ceedingly becoming , owing to its silliness
Young man , it Is well enough to ho neat
and tasU'lul in your diess but it is better to
be moiuconceined us to the social set in
which you move than about the set ol jour
coat or pantaloons.
Some of thu new velvetines have a bold
conventional design in contrasting color : in
plush lor panels. One recently noted Jmd u
rul > timno on a cicam gioiuul. These de
signs , can only be worn by stately persons.
" .V young man who lui.s a good deal of
spare time on his hands wishes to leain ot
something that will keep him occupied. "
bay * an adveitijcnient. Ho miiiht try wak
ing mi clerks in stores wheic they do not ail-
Ueoi 'C Gould and wife live at tlio Windsor
hotel , having live rooms on the second floor ,
lor which he pays S"JO pur weuK. In this
way the shrewd young man saved probably a
thousand dollars In u week in expenses ot
keeping house and entcitalnlng.
Many reasons have been given for Mis.
Cleveland's lalluro to visit Richmond with
her husband , thu president. The teal one is
tlmt thu lady is in a dullcatu and inteiestlng
physical condition , and it was thougnt beat
to save her Hie fatigue ot navel and the ex
citement of iccuptloiis.
A tea gown ot dove colored faille franeaise ,
brocaded with luby-tinted plush figures , has
the flouts trimmed with reveis ol uibyel -
vet , it opens oxer a blouse and petticoat ot
embioideied muslin and is eomined by a gir
dle ot ruby xeivet. Thu back tails in long
full folds and is made with a short train.
Vest fronts of cscuilal lace have the de
sign outlined with jet , plomb and palu red
beads ; for mourning dull jet beads aio em-
ploxed. They aio full from thu liiiih collar to
the bust , whence they conform to thu outline
of tlio Iiguru ending In n point below the
waist line. Collarettes ot let , cut as well ns
jet , have richly jetted jabots made lull and
W bite tulle is embroidered with dots ot
pink chenille , lays of small dots surround
ing the huge oni. : . It is also shown in all
thu evening colois , spimkled with beads , or
covered with totes , cornflowers or forut-mo-
nets In silk embroidery. Coloied tulles are
studded with large pearl beads ot the same
tint , black tulle being also covered with gold
An eveningdiessof ivory white plush and
emhroldciy has u lull petticoat. Tin : front is
covered with a piacelully arranged drapery
of ombioidcry. Thu long sipiaiotraln is ol
plush and embroidciv and Is mounted at the
waist , falling quite frou from thu puttlcoat.
Thu low , pointed bodice Is out eu ciuur , ami
Is trimmed with altcinato folds of plush and
embroidery , which are held In position on
the shoulders by knots ot satin ribbon.
Leather belts aie worn with jerseys pud
with lound-walsted bodices. They are to bo
had In all the culois coirt'spondin , ; to thu
fashionable woolen materials. Hulls ot white
imdicssed kid aiu worn with white serge
dresses. Ivory leather , hitherto employed
forpoitfollos , bags and thu like. Is now in
vogue for belts. The ground Is gray or
brown , with old lion-colored figures , niid they
are woin with gray or brown dresses.
From present Indications It would seem
that thciu is hope of a recreation against thu
wanton slaughter of song biuls tor millinery
purposes. Tun "maniac patchwork" In
leather oinamunU will cause women ot
tastu to abjure them. When tlio goldfinch
is "tricked out" with bird of paradise plumes
and humming birds Imv : thu tails ot parrotts
thu Incongruity shocks exon tlioso wmui. : ,
who have no "compunctunus vlsitingr , of
natnie" at wearing suugbluls upon thulr
ImU or bonncU.
Ciuiiltuiosof beads for diodes aie more
InxuiioiH tlmn ever. Some oJ1ho newest uru
of. jet or of the so-called Im'uaii beads. The
latter aio cut beads made of lildcscont glass ,
which showsaII thowloiu of the rainbow
upon a pellucid ground. One of these is of
milk white , Iridescent glass and crystal
beads It has tour graduated points lallimr
below thu bust , at tlio back It 'reaches below
tlio xvolst line. It Is xvrouvht by hand in
coiiventlonalUcil designs , and cost 350. Tin ,
points in front am madit supanitely , and are
lostened by thu high collar so that thuy fall
giacorully , adapting themselves to thu con-
tourot the figure.
Thu engagement Is announced of Miss
Prcsrott. granddaughter of thu historian , to
Mr. Herbert Tlmmins ot lioston.
A young man found a hand bag at Tuscnln.
HI. It contained $ " 5 , and belonged to a
widow In Antwood , and when the young
man letmin'd it she rewarded him by marry
ing him the next dny.
Editor llaskell uf the TMItsfiold ( Mo. ) Ad-
x'eitisur , who has just mini led a Indy In Ala
bama , sent up from the south to ids paper
this luilcitlous dispatch : "No north , no
south , but a happy union. "
There Is talk of a marriage between Victor
ICmmaiuit'l , ciown niinco of Italy , and Vic
toria , second daughter of the crow n pilnce of
Germany. Queen Victoria , Kaiser Wllliulm
and I'rince Ifisiimrck are s.dd to approve of
it. It it takes place , it will bo the first mat-
rkuro ot a Piotest.uit pilncess into the lieu o
A curious marrlftce ceremony took place
leoently in Nucrenburg , Germany , thu bilde
bnlng the well known nrmless artist , Franleln
Hausmann , Shu wedded hei Impressarlo ,
niul signed her marriage contract with her
ft'et. Jtliifs xvcro exchanged , and thu wi'd-
dine rlni of the bride was placed on the
fourth toe of ho ; right foot.
Finin x-ariinswources It U learned that tlio
w wldmc of Miss Hewitt nnd Dr. lirceii has
iH'cn lived for Uie middle of November , but
this was before Mr. Hewitt's nomination as
mayor , and thereards nro not jet out. The
numerous friends of the family nro ie ietllug
that their tmvn'reshlenoc will not be ready
In time for tlio wedding anyway , and that It
xxlll have to take place at Hlmtweod , which
will be a Ilttloinconvenient on account of
the distance from the city , notwithstanding
the pro\lmlt\ lihuwoodto I'uxado park ,
In New JcMoy.
Of the l.TJ5 alumni of Williams eo'lpge. '
Hex' . Dr. Hopkins says that about oiie-thlcd
hnxe been mliil'slers ' of the go ° pel.
Albeit Citstl y esn. , has nffcrcd to convoy a
property at Woiccster , Mass. , vjlued at
j-l..OJO to 5l.\0.x > , to bu usLil nsu homu tor
Tlio Sunday night meetings of the Salva
tion ai my in Bombay arc addicted In live
languagcs-KnL'llsh , Mahr.Utl , Mula\alam \ ,
Gujaratl , and Jlindoo tanee.
Mlsslonatv DiaUaiitlst ( ) writes that about
3.000 converts are waiting lei an opportunity
toeltulu tliopilests and ho baptised by night
at Havana , Cuba , and vicinity.
Thp Congicgatlonal Sumlay-scliool com-
mitten avi-raped ono new sabbath-school each
dav of the last j ear and the. e Imxe developed
Into chinches at the rate of one each week.
Mr. Moody re celxcd at hlsiecent NoithlioUl
confciencocontiibiitlons for his school lang-
Ing from between S4..000 and S.V.oiO. om.
eonlilbutlon was S'ii.OJO lor a new doimitory
lor girls and another SOT.OOU for a llbraiy.
Duriiii : liv'sj ' the iccelptsof thu Home Mis
sionary society were j'iT > , OW : lr > 00 niission-
ailes wciu undui cummii'slon , ( Kcupying
a.ooo stations , not IncliulliiL' 'J.5CO liuiclies
planted and biouglit to self suppoit by tno
Hlshop McLaren , of tlio Episcopal church ,
wlio is popular with all denominations , was
In eailier days a iiuw i > apur repot ter , serving
several years on thu Cluxelatid Plain Doalei ,
andatteiwaid us eltv editor of the papei ,
when ho was a co-woikei witli Aitemiis
U'aid , to whom the bishop fiuquuntly lufeis
in xx 01 ( Is of pr.iKc.
The Homo Mlssionaiy .society had last
year 1,147 mlsslonaiics in forty-eight states
and tenitoiies , mlni teiiiig to.IIO ' congrega
tions and IKOOD .Sunday-school memhcis ;
l.V > new chinches weiu oigaiil/cd , gatheilm ;
in bTU : munibeis. in fortj-ntnu > ens 4iWI
churches weiu oigani/.ed ; 'JKl , ! ) i cached self-
siinpoit. and over IWbl)2 ( ! ) niembeis weie ie-
Awoiideiful cxporlcnce In the publication
of Bibles has he < ; n luall/cd by the gieal Itlblu
mihlishingustahllshment founded at Halle
eaily last centuiy by JJaion von Caiistciu.
The thoiisand'.li edition ot its octavo iii'.ili' ' .
ol xx liich 'Jtl'J.7tlu copies have now been pub
lished , Is about to be Issued. The Hist im-
pie.sslon dateA from 1765 , when S.OIX ) copies
weiu in luted. In this century IXK ) editions
have ( teen published , and up to the pioent
tlmo the Von Canstein depot has published
seven and a lialf million copies of the Scrip-
The growth of that remarkable institution ,
thu Salvation aimy , is stated by Commis
sioner Howard to have been a thousand-told
in tour years In the colonies. Four yeais
ugo it had onlv 100 Mildicr * in all thu colonies ;
now , on a moiluiate calculation it has on the
loll UC ! , > 00 ical militant men and women.
I'onr yuais ago , on Sunday nights , about
AUOO peoplu used 10 assemble in their meetii'g '
halls to take pail In tliesei vices ; now the
number lias swelled to 1-O.UOJ. Dining six
months no less than 11,000 souls have been
brought to tin ; i enitcnt forms.
. , KJUCATI ON AIj.
The Mctlfoilfs'l unlveislty at Chattaiioosa
was diieucA orily a month ago , but now' ins I
two bundled students. It is one of the linest
lustitiitloiis'ot learning in the south.
The action oflthu trustees of Cornell nni-
veiwity in deciding to confer no more hoiioi-
aiv degiuus may bo considered as a victory
for the alumni , jiud is rattier signilicaut tor
that icason , .
Miss Susannah Whitney , a Now York
school teacher , jias just tcsignvd after litly
yenrs lit sietvlqe , forty-five ot which xveiu
nnssC'd ns tne principal ot public scliools , and
thirty-five in a single institution.
Thuchesiifut gong" was inn g so con t mi-
ally in thu public ; scliools of Portland , Ore. ,
tlmt it became an unbearable nuisance , and
now any pitpll whocariies one to school is
peimani'iitly expelled If the teachers discover
The following collPKO presidents have ac
cepted invitations to bu piesunt ut tlio lliir-
vaul anniversary , liarnard , Columbia : Jtob-
Inson , Brown ; Adams. Cornell : Gilimin ,
.Johns Hopkins : McCosh , Princeton ; lvvight ) ,
Yalu ; Seelxe , Amlierst ; Carter , Williams :
Capen , Tufts ; Pepper , Colby university , and
Stuart , University ol Virginia.
The students ot Wellcslov college had what
they called a genuine , old fashioned husking
In-e the other evening in their gymnasium.
The gir.s were rigged out in what thov con-
sidciedtliu proper eountiy style , and looked
mighty fine , and tlio doughnuts and ciicenu
and pumpkin pie weru eood. Hut after all
the husking couldn't be considered a success
without young men ami the legulatlon led
The icport of the superintendent of educa
tion in South Carolina has been issued lor
the year ISVi-y ! , mid shows a gratifying in-
cieaso In the avuraio attendance at tlio
schools. Hut thu omlooc ! for educating the
masses is not bii lit when the average length
ol the school session tor thu J car is only
three and one-half mouths , and them is no
compnhory law to bring into the school
houses the tens of thousands of chihlicn who
are growing up Illiterate.
Tlio Yale freshmen number 270 , an Increase
of " 1 ovortlio number in thu last freshman
class. The other classes liavo the following
numbers : Seniors , aid ; juniors , 'J'Jb ; sopho
mores , , and fieshmun . the total being
UV > . This year the total number equals ( VA ! , a
giatlfying increase. Besides these lojnilar
piomhcis of college classes , theie aie a laige
number ot special students attached to no
paiticular class. For a luw years the special
students have Increased very rapidly , the
number reaching 110 last year , beginning
with this year , however , n new regulation
went into effect In iciraid to Kpucial students ,
which has had thu effect of dccieaslng , to a
.slight extent , their number. This now
amounts tofio. tht's making the grand total
of students in thu collegiate dcpaitme/U
1,077 , against 1,06s last year.
A clergyman exhumed his congifgation to
"vote as you nri > i , " and later on he advised
them Ui "pray.-Gnen , "
A gentlw < an was awakened In the night ,
and was'told that his wife was dead. He
tunny , over , drew the coverlet closer pulled
d-Of.n Ids night-cap , and muimnred , as ho
Vent to sleep again : "Oh ! how giieved 1
shall bu In the morning ! "
"Yes , " said Mr. Hemliicks la the minister ,
"lam proud of that dog , Why , ho knows
the diltereiit days of the week. " .lust then
the dog began to inn to a gun in the corner ,
then back to Ids master , and wag Ids tail.
"Ilu's made a mistake fids time , pa , " said
Hobby ; "lie thtiiUs It's Sunday. "
A church organist In a Pennsylvania town ,
all bent with age , at thu wedding of an
iintiquo bcllu whom he knuw yeats before ,
astonished ever ) body by playing a fantasia on
the air , "When Yon and 1 wcio Young. "
This Is about as eood asaDutiolt organist ,
who trilled/'Am / a Pirate King , " as the
deacon was taking up the collection.
AtareceHt convention of faith-healers a
brother testified that the week hofoio ho had
pravcd to ( Jodlor sonip kiilttlnK'machlne.s ,
vhlth he xrnitly iK'Cded. Ho then Mild ;
"There must hioubeen lome inimndersldiiil-
Ing , because in answer wo iccoived sewing
maclilnes. " , llu/o- / : ! , h6wevcr , bysluewdly
observingtnat ho btill expected the knitting
It will be remembered that the Hebrews
sent to spy out Iho land In Moses'tlmo tound
something rathyr large In tlio line of cranes.
.V graph trwver near Sacinmcnto Is trying ,
evidently , to surpass trio icroid ot that time.
Ho shows a cluster which weighs nineteen
and a half pounds. Thcie Is one main stem ,
about eighteen indies m length , andattaclied
to it aiu huire branches.
Ono of Maine's many cranks U Klias ( Jove ,
of Luwistoixvho ! , thinks tlmt hu Is the Savior.
Ha Is over sixty , and has long white hair
and board , weais a long coat or capo of bilulit
ie < t , a tall xvhitn lint with a bioad white band
ami flowing ends , white trousers and mecca
sins. Ilu also panies a white umbrella and a
veiy gorgeous hoisu blanket toi cola weather.
He make an occasional dime by belling his
plioto.'iaph. on the hack of which Is this In-
bcriptlon : "Hlias ( ! ovt , ICmanuel ( lie Prince
ot Peace , Jesus Christ , who baptUed himself
with the aid ot the Holy Ghost , and Is thu son
ot Dorothy jaiio Guxe , who translated his
spirit f rom Goil. "
In Paris Ik-ht operu Is decreasing. In Lou-
don , however , it Is as popular ab ever.
AXO bh.VMAT 1C.
Vatmy Davenpjrt 15 wrltlm : the llfeot hci
The American opera company traxcls this
season with -1(0 ( people ,
The fa hlon of coloring the cms is becom
ing nrevalent among acticsscs.
P.itll sail ? at a concert In Albert linll , Lon
don , last Wednesday to over U,0 ! < X ) people.
Chilstlne XINson's bronchitis lias caused
her to abandon her Kmopcaii conceit tour.
It U reported In ( . ' ( draco that Miss Alice
Ilaiiison and Gcoige Lederer aie to be mar-
.Mrs. ( lemglo Dicw Hnrr.xinorn will create
the leadliiK female role In "Odd , to Say the
Least of It. "
Klcctilc lights are to be put in the Paris
Grand oppra iioiise. Ovei 0X)0 , ( ) Incandescent
will be used.
Altiieo is an Inveterate smoker. So Is our
chimney , but unlike Almec , It has no dia-
Mrs. Prances Hodgson Hmnctt Isgqlncto
diamatho her story. "The I'oi tunes of Phil-
lipa Pali fax. "
Campnnlni. tlie tenor , is to haxo an opeia-
lion pel 1 01 mod on Ids lhio.it , In order to glxc
Bt eater puniy to his voice.
Anna U'aid Tiffany 1ms the stir fever , and
thinks of bieaklng away Horn " The Shadows
ot a Gieal City" and going It tdone.
Kay Templeton Is under the doctor's eai e In
London , wnlle it is lepoited that Howell Os-
born Is enterlalnliiK Olga Hiandonvlth
( liiall on toast.
Over seventy-fix o Ions of scenery , costume ,
IMiirletles and other stage paiaphcin ilhx
will becjiriled by the A IIIL-I lean opera coin-
pan ) on their tour.
Koaliia Yokes has pneiuimnla at Chicago.
Slie was stilcken down by heart disease in
her dieting loom , and tlio lung dllUeully Is
a icmlnder of that unttnvaul event.
Miv. Lingtiy is an expert with the foils.
She fences an hour every moinlng. She
knows how tohiiidle a pistol , too , and can
clip a caul every time at llllecn paces.
TheiiistchatiuVror the civil tilbmml of
the Seine , Pails , has gtanted to M. Itaoul
M idler deMontj.ni a deciee of absolute dl-
voice tioiu his vvite , heller known as Madamu
Miss Kmma. Inch and Madame Pauline L'
Allemand , leaillmisopiaiius of thu A met lean
opcia company , are in gie.it demand lor con
ceits , and will make many appearances in
advance ot the opera season.
Thu plays In which Miss Mitiy Andeison
appealed in Dublin , October 11-10 , fur tlie
Chaileston sufferers , weiu "As You Like It , "
"liomeosand Juliet , " "Pygmalion and ( Jala-
fen , " "Comedy and Tiagedy"and "Thu Lad }
of Lyons. "
P.ven Hungary Is not to bo loft out In the
cold as legards Wagner , as a eyclu ol his
woiks Is to uo given In Huda-Pestli tills win
ter. Huda-Pesth has as line an opeia house
as any In the world , and It is especially ilcii
In stage appliances.
Hartley Campbell's removal fiom Hlomn-
ingdalo asvliim to the insane asjlum for
paupers on U ard's Island Is being mooted In
New York. His maintenance at Blooming-
dale costs 5 in xx cuk , and tlie tuml lor his
benellt Is exhatisied.
Thu Ameilcan opeia has Issued its official
prospectus , from which it appears that the
second season will bugln at thu Academy of
Miiiie , Philadelphia , on November 15 , and
will piouably clo o eaily in June in San
Francisco , On November 'J1a season ol
one week will begin at tlie music hall , Cin
cinnati. Following Cincinnati there will op
one week at the cx | > osUion music hall. St
Louis , and two weeks at the Columbia thea
tre , Chicago. Tlio company will not ho hen id
in Now 'S oik until f ulii nary US , when the
season ot five weeks opens at thu Metropoli
tan onuia house.
Milan papcis icport that the mopniations
foi thu pel toi malice ot "Otello , " at thu
Scala aiu noailv completed. The leader ol
tliu orchuslia. Signor l''accio ' , who studied
tjiu scmu with Vuidl in Sant' Agata , sa\s
that tlie macstio Is qultu neivous. " 1 have
committed a lollv , " he exclaimed : " 1 ought
to have lemalned contented with tlie success
ot 'Aidn. ' Why did 1 once more siiiiender
my namt ! to thu ui itics and thu public for dls-
cussioni" ' Facclo , who is charmed witli the
woik , vainly seeks to icassuro the composer.
The principal singois In "Otello" will soon
go to Sant' Agata to study their roles under
Verdi , Tlio text of thu opera Is by Hello ,
and the verses are said to bu very fine. Thu
action lollows Shakespeare closely.
The costumes at tlio Theatre 1'raneais are
pnld for bv the management. Durlnu' the
rtign ot M. " Porrin , when Croi/.etto was ai
the huiirht of tliu vogue , she introduced Into
the ! theatre a famous diessmakcr ot the Fau
bourg St. Honore , and connived to have him
appointed stage eostumer. Then buist foith
the ilxiilrv between her and Bemliault. It
was all very well for tlie actresses , lint tliu
treasury ol tlie theatre was beimr drained.
So a decree was passed , a sumptuaiy de
cree that limited the millnor's license. This
hears date March , 18SI , and Is still In force.
Halldicsscs ate not to cost moie than .IMS
each. Velvet costumes aio limited to 40 ,
foulaids and merinos to JL20 , and all these
are to include tiimmincs. etc. A bonnet or
hat is limited to 1K ( ) francs , satin .shoes to 4.1
a pair , and whenever these regulation pricep
me exceeded the artists have the privilege of
pa } ing their own bills.
THE UNFORTUNATE CLAIMANT.
He Is III and Poor , WftlilJttlo to Oliecr
Him K\cept u Paltliful Wife.
Now York Sun : TheTieliborno claim
ant was found yesterday in a pitiable
.state of illness and poverty , lie xvas in a
little room over a small optician's shop
in Fourth uveniiu. Ilu lias been lyiuir
there on his back for more than two
months , sulloriiiK the pains of blood poi-
soninji and all the thousand nameless ills
of poverty. Whether ho bo Sir Roger
Tieliborno , grievously unfovtiinnte baro.
net , Arthur Orion , or Thomas Castro , the
Australian butcher , this man's lito has
boon a strange an' ' ! ovmitful history. The
case in xvhicli hu figured as the claimant
xvas ono oJ Uiu most celebrated on record ,
and lifto'jn yearn ago it mailo n great stir
in the world. Hut the world soon forgets.
Lust .July so few people remembered tlio
O'.so that scarcely ; a corporal's guard
could bo mustered in a Now York thea
ter to hear the claimant tell his story.
His friends xvcre hoon exhausted , and lie
manager could bo found to take the risk
of piloting him through the country. So
ono morning the claimant paid his hotel
bill and disappeared. Misfortune followed -
lowed him to the humble lodging to which
he retired with his wifu. A child xvas
bora to them , and in a month it died.
Thou the claimant fell ill , and was dis
allied from doing anything for a living.
Ho made a few dollars by writing , or
providing the facts for somebody else to
write , stories of lifo in tlie Australian
diggings for the newspapers , but his
tales xviiro not successful. Tlmn thu
claimant's wife , a young woman , xviio
had been a singer in London , sought an
engagement under an assumed minie.and
for a fexv weeks she sang anil danced In
tlio concert halls of the Hoxvcry , earning
just enough to live upon , She yesterday
admitted thu reporter to the room which
serves as bedroom , parlor and kitchen ,
where the ponderous form ol the claim
ant was Hti etched upon the bed. Disease
and worry have left their marks upon the
man , but lie is still anything but emaci
ated. A thin growtli ot gray hair and
board surrounds his heax'y coiintonancu ,
but ho boars his sixty years as xvell as
The claimant's xvifo is a slight dark
woman of the typo commonly scon on the
variety stago. JJer accomplishments
consist of thu knowledge of a fc\v songs
and thu ability to dancu , Sim seems devoted -
voted to the elephantine enigma , whose
misfortunes slio shares. All tliu work of
the humble housekeeping falls upon her.
She takes care of the sicK man , cooks the
meals , and does all thu little thmgs thut
Jail to the lot of a poor man's xvilu. The
heavy , somewhat stolid countenance of
the claimant lights up with a kindly
smile when hu speaks to her. Ho was di
vorced from his first wife in Kngland ,
but in tiio variety actress he seems tohayu
found a eongenjal mate ,
A singular thing about Iho claimant is
his ability to make one oolieve in his
earnestness. If ho be the greatest hum
bug of thu ago , fin is the most persistent
and consistent , 1'oiirtecn years in prison
liavc not dampened his spirits or turned
linn from his purport. Ilu talks as
though no were the undisputed heir to
the estates , ami assurts tlmt ho will re
open the casu as scon as he can collect
tut ucct-ssury funds.
THE STATE OF MATRIMONY ,
The Importance of Yonng Oonples Qottlutj
Homes of Tbcir Own ,
TRUE HEARTS AND HAPPINESS.
Some Figures on Living Kxpenscs
A Tragedy or a 1 1 11 If UP Mboral
xv ith LovlniiVonN to Dcnr
Ones Attachment Notes.
\V II You llpTftip , Lo\o ?
.loiousnt heal I as n summer's dax * ,
A lassie stands by the meadow way ,
And looks at a face that Is very dear ,
And \\ondcKs In welds that know nothing of
"Will you be trup , lox e'.1 Will x on be true ?
Will you lox-o me as I IOXP.XOU.
Will luxe glow stiougeras xoars roll on"
And be tiuon when jonth and beauty have
Will > ou bo true , love' ' Will you be true'.1"
.loyous at heart on their wedillne mom ,
Husband and wile walked home through the
And eacli seems to hear the old time song ,
As , hand In hand , they wander along :
"Will you bu true , loveV Will you be tine' . '
Will you loxe me as 1 love you ?
Will love glow stronger as XTtire roll on ?
And be truest when jouth and beauty haxo
gone' . '
Wilt you bo true , love ? Will you be ttuuV"
Joyous at hcait when their hair Is giay ,
Husband and wife together sluty ;
And hand clasps hand ns tliev pass along ,
And the heart ot each is glad with Ming :
"You have been ( rue , love ! You have been
Loving well as 1 have loved joiil
And lime and change , and uood mid ill
HIIXP linked us closer and closer still
Heai Is ever true , lox el he.uls exer line I
SOIIIP Good Ailvlon fiif YOUIIK Mnr-
rlod 1'coplo to CoiiHlduf.
One of the very lir.st things thai , younir
married couples should think of is tlio
getting of a homo of their own , it house
which is theirs ' -to liavo and to hold" for
lifetime , if possible , one tlmt shall be to
their children a place around xvliieh all
their youthful memories gather ; and
bring a gloxv to their lioarlg , no matter
what may come to them in after year ? ,
one in which eaeh room will , in process
of time , become endeared through Its as
sociations It may seem far away in the
distance at lir t but persistent thought
and clUirl in that direction will bring it
to pass in time , and much sooner than at
lir.st seemed possible. Necessity or ex
pediency may make routing the only
thing to do for asuason , but I still adhere
to the opinion thut it is tliu truest eco
nomy and highest xvisdom to got a homo
of your oxvu at the earliest moment tlmt
yon can make it practicable.
These peripatetic neoplu hax'o rarely
much of x'altio that tlioy can call their
own , for m the very nature of things
they could not have. The family luck
tliu sunse of permanency in regard to a
home , which is always .so desirable , and
especially when people are upon the
down-hill .side of life While young and
vigorous , xvitli brains busy xvith what is
going on m the world , its absence is not
full so much , but the day must come
when the interests will bo gradually
xvithdravvn witli the waning strength
from purely outside mailers and center
within tlie home , and it is' then that the
liuart longs for and is best satislied with
what long habit has made dear and fa
Another thing is true. Your expendi
tures are much more likely to be care
fully looked after if you have such an ob
ject in view. 1 know a couple xvho
boarded for some years after tliuir mar-
riuge , tlien rented a house and went to
housekeeping. They lived up to every
cent of their income , though never run
ning in debt. Finally tho.y concluded to
have a home of their own , and took ad-
yantngo of the instalment plan ; that is
tliey liad'a hoiisp built for them by pur-
sons xvho nuiKo that sort of thing their
business , gax'o a mortgage upon it to PC-
euro the builder , and paid for it in
monthly instalments. The undertaking
caused a complete change in their xvay
of living. Without being niggardly.
they looked closely nflcr expenses , ami
found that they could enjoy life just us
well as over , anil even better , because
they had a definite object in view which
absorbed their thoughts , and for which
they xvero planning from day to day.
They go without 111:1113littles : luxuries to
which they were accustomed , but thuy do
not feel the deprivation In the comfort
they take in what is to be really a homo ,
not just simply a temporary place to live
Hufl'alo NOV\H \ : I read and have been
thinkimr about that young man xvitli a
salary ot $75 pur month who is afraid to
marry. Why , it won't cost nearly us
much after he is married as he thinks.
If he can support one on that amount , lie
certainly can lake euro of two. Ilis idea
about furnishing a house is absurd , and
shows Hie "man of it. " Ho can furnish
a house for about half or a little more
tlmn the sum he mentions I litive just
begun housekeeping , and huvc ftx'o rooms
furnished and carncled. I xvill give you
a list for his bcnulltand for the bcnchl of
others matrimonially inclined :
Parlor fiiinlture . S100 00
lied. room suit . TO 00
Hod-room suit . to 00
Carpets for housp . bO 00
Stove and utensils . 4000
Dishes , knive.'i , etc. . in 00
Six-foot dlulng-tablu ( xvalnut ) . 10 no
Lamps . 10 00
Chairs . 0 fX )
Kocker. . . 7 00
Kitchen chairs . . . 1 ta
Parlor table and stand . 15 M
Kitchen table . J 80
Total . Saso 50
1.1 VINO IXI'INSKS. : :
( Siocprles . S 12 00
Meat . 7 no
Carlaiu . 1 00
Kent . 1500
Incidentals . 5 00
Total . $ -10 00
You sue liu can furnish a house nicely
for $ -100 , and allow $1:1.50 : for incidentals ,
and if he only know how much happiness
ho is losing 1 think he xvould change bis
mind. Forty dollars a month xvill keep
them nicely , if not toq extravagant , and
tlmt leaves $ . ' )5 ) for clothes and other ex
penses. Hu can go to thu theater oe
ensloimlly , and 1 hope hu will always take
his xvifo xvith him. My husband novel-
goes without mo , and wo urn married
over two years U'o have been boarding ,
but for good , sound happiness give mo a
home of my oxvn. Our honeymoon com
menced xvith our housekeeping.
Only n Hair ,
Conwt ClirMI ( Ter. ) Caller ,
Homu at night ,
( lets a kiss.
'that's all right.
On his knee ,
Sits and talks ,
Huddcn start ,
And n stare I
On his eoat
Sees a hall 1
ller's Is black ,
Sobs and tears ,
Km y 'thwack.
Out at night ,
Won't roum baclc
Till he's tluht ,
Emily Hnrlon in Toledo Hindu "If I
could oulj hear , him say otieu , jysl as he
used to lu tlio early days of our married
life , that ho loves mo , L believe I could go
to woik signiii without feeling thai every
thing is SUPII a dreary failure1 ' said ft
xvcary v.-oman to me onco.
"Yon do not doubt his uflccltont" I
"Oh , t rappoo IIP parps , but ho never ,
never lolls me so , " she replied with a
passionate sort of xvall in tlio tones of her
voice. "Wo juM go on week after week ,
eating and drinking , drp'sing , xvorkmg
niul slppplng , and that Is all thoco Is of U.
I often tnink ho would not earo If I should
pas entirely out of his lifo , for ho never
seem * to notice xvhat 1 do , never speaks
ono tender word to mo any more. "
And yet ho did euro ; biit It was fimply
a habit hu had fallen into and unless
.shocked Into a realization of xvhal ho xvius
doing , the dajs xvould go on and on , and
tliu conviction of his Indill'erenco xvould
grow deeper and deeper , until the love
would go out in her heart for aye. And
then It would bo too latol
1 shall never forget t ho glow of pleas
ure that used to irradiate the plain , stern
face of a man I knew , at some unexpected
word of fondness or earesslng action
from the xvife he loved , xvhosu only sin
\\-as omission from sheer carelessness.
And then , suddenly , he folded Ids strong
anus across the stilled heart , and his
ears xvcro deaf to her xoleo and her touch
had no power to axvaken him to lifo.
Then how > hu regruled the lost opportu
This I thn cruel eioss of life , to ho
Full xlsloned only when the minlstiy
Of death had been fulfilled , and Inthuplnco
Of some dear piesoneo Is but empty space.
What ipcollccted SPI * vices can then
( ilxu consolation for thp might IUAC been ?
Surely the poet who wrote the lines f
have quoted hud u living roallx.atlou of
tliu pain which "thu silence" had cost.
It is not only those who are wedded.
who forget to Keep the lltes of atleclUm
brightly burning by words and deeds.
Thu gay youniruirl , that strong vigor
ous youth , both full of the luxury of liv
ing tlmt health and annual spirits give ,
ofttimes forget thu loving word , thu tender -
dor caress , to thumothur xvhosu heart has
benti'ii all these years a full measure of
hope and pride for their future. When
yon fuel inclined to bu careless. O fiilr
maiden and bravo youth , and to give
moru of thought and caru to thosn xvho
have novur denied sulf for % yoiir take , as
she has done , remember tlmt Hie day is
coming when yon will stand "full vis-
toned" beside her still foim and think
lilterlyif ) yon have a heart of the "might
have been. "
And yut it is not only young men and
maidens xvho forget to umko the homo
honrls glad by loving words and tender
actions. For is this carelessness conliuud
to tlio home circles. Friends hold fast tea
a reticence , so far as expression is con
cerned , of their kindly fueling toxvard
each other They go-on week after week ,
meeting often , conscious oi tlio excel
lencies of which thuy do not suck , full of
kindness of thought , which may some
times , when chancu arises , bu put into
deeds , but too often letting "silences"
multiply when it would bu so cnsy and so
charming to break and to throw them
Ho not chary of loving xvords to dear
ones , nor ot pleasant appreciative ones
to those around you. It is hard to tell
what the mlluunees of the c utterances
may bo upon the future of the Iiittoruvou
though thuy be not of these xvhom you
have gathered into your heart of hearts.
Faitii in the present good , hope tor the
future , courage to do and dare these nro
all often inspired by iv clmtico expression
of kind appreciation that costs the
speaker absolutely nothing. 1 do not
mean that we should overflow xvith
phrases tlmt are meaningless , or utter
what is untruthful and misleading , but
that we Khali be alert and thoughtful ,
that no moment when kind words may
be spoken shall slip by ami leave thorn
forever unsaid. Wu uro nil too prone to
take tilings for grunted , to "Jivu busicLj
each other day by dny , and speak of
myriad tilings , but seldom say the full
sweet words" that would have brought
gladness to thu heart and sunshine to the
lifu of those xvho may , perhaps , seoni to
have thu least need of our ministrations.
German Joke : "I am gointr to your
xvpdding , ain't ly" saiu one girl to
"I ain't sure about , your coming to 1113'
wedding. My folks are in Mich a rage
about L my wedding that I ain't sure they
will even let me go to it. "
A Ciontl Ilnslmml.
Now York Sun : "Ah , yes , " sighed a
Chicago Indy , "John bus been agood htisi
band to mo. "
"J thought you separated years ago. "
"Wo did. Hut ho is always so promp ;
with the alimony. "
A Ijnttnry-\Vnn Ilrlilo.
San Antonio , Tox. , Special : A novel
wedding took place lust week at tlio Cen
tral hotel , thu purlins to thu contract
never having sunn each other until thirty
minutes before the ceremony xvas per
formed. The bridegroom.Villlam Ca
rol hers , aged seventy , is a resident of
the neighboring county of Atascosa. The
bride was Mrs. N. N. Kaiser , aged sixty-
four , axvidow from Sloven's 1'olnt , Wis.
They were brought together by means of
a Chicago marriage lottery. This mar
riage lottery is a nexv schema in Toxas.
Mr. ( . 'arothers stales tliat every purchaser
ot a ticket in thu lottery scmm an accu
rate description of his or her personal
apncaranco. which is duly rccot'dud '
opposite the number of the ticket
issued to tlie purchaser. Carotlmrs droxv
a ticket , the number of xyhich corre
sponded xvitli tlmt drawn by filrs. Kaiser.
After a short correspondence , lie con
cluded to send for her , rather than pay
tlio forfeit for nifusiiig. She arrived on
thu evening'train , and by appointment
met Carutt.ors at the Central hotel , xvhero
they WiM-o married within twenty min
utes. The bride , notwithstanding her
sixty-four xvinturs in thu bleak North ,
looked rosy. Her facu xvas encircled in
awtoathof silver locks. The groom Is
worm over ? MCD ) , ( in land and site-up ,
He is tliu Hiuvuyor ol Atueosa eotiuty ,
having hold tlmt plllco for fifteen yitaivi.
Ilu has been n confirmed bauhclor all
these years ,
Grorgn Imw'N 1'olcor fianic ,
Philadelphia llccord ; Tdoy xvoro tell-
\ng \ about big games of poker , and tliu
Albany man sighed for thu Ilubh pots of
Kgypt as hu saidi "They nro gone. "
Then IHI went on to say that sinci ) thu
war , whilu poKcr had been popularized ,
pol.er pots had been niiiiiiui/.eil , until
now Hie gnmo xvas scarcely worth the
candlu you play it by "Why , " Mid ho ,
"nowadays it Is a big tiling to see ftf,000 )
chtmi'u hands in i a night's poker playing.
Hut I reincmbur ono night buforu the
xvitr , xvhon 1 xvas going tip to Albany on
steamboat xvitli Cominoilorn Vtinder-
bill Dean Ulehmond , ( Jeorgo Luxv
and sonic others of that crowd ,
and thuy sat down to n game of
pokor. ( silt doxvn to xvaleh mid not to
[ iltvy , for 1 hadn't money enough for their
aiilu. I sat bosiilo Ceorgu Laxv , and he
turned to mo as the giiiuu begun ahd
said : 'Don't yon bu seared if 1 lese a lot
of money to-night. ' 1 responded forci
bly , it not elegantly , tlmt I didn't oui'o n
damn if he lost his vvholo fortune. Hut 1
confess it stirred mu tosec himJosiiiguiid
old Vtmderhilt xvinning § 1,000 utaohlp.
until toward morning Law had lost
$15,000 to Yamlurbilt Law took it crioly ,
and so did the rest I did not under *
Ktand Law's coolness , for I knew hu was
not us ioh ! : is all that , until I met bun n
day or two later In New York. 'Woll , '
ho said , with a wicked wink , I madn
? Arif.iWO out of It.1 'Out of xyhat * ' I
Hiked. 'That gaino of poLor xvitli old
' \andcrhilt,1 BO.id hu. M t-old him my
etuamcru thu nwat day for s JW,00J ) , ' "
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