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Algona, Iowa
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TgBWPBH bfiSMntNES. AUXWA. rnwx W ^ B ^, iKffiUW tilrt patent rtftht, Afl^.tioUt tfred to fte. tu all 6l*a- «* r ope 8o at till 9o »oc In this Jt'sjust a inofi >>Ur bolide, with tl10 olty ttround '" M|isl ' ollof nt least atliousan' tho im BHitloh- ' tr,,m tho llrttB ^. 1* .808-the whole kit and the fcn ambnssndress. a cabinet" tnlnisCef with a pretty actress, of consign a great lady to.a fashionable slngef, It was a social salad, and people were pleased, once in A way, to mceE oele* brltles of whom they had heard a great deal. Now Mrs. Mostyn, like others of the "Four Hundred." knew little, and approved less of "mixing." She wottld as soon have asked L! Sing, her laundryman, to dinner as some of the actors, journalists, and painters whom Lady Kondal liked to see occasionally at her table. To'nlght, for instance, across the banks of mauve and white OCclnds, Mrs. Mostyn could catch the. profile of her grace of Liverpool smiling, -idaatiieJEolish tenor who hatt turned half the women's heads it? half the opern»houses of Europe; while opposite her sat the celebrated biolog. ftl£& S'lL *A°,JH-•M»«4' llitf doof"was in int ?,* The. .walls were , horo and there a bine or faint l gold silk, picture in O • -•••• gjwiui 1111 to the'.'harmonloiis which the, wood mai Persian carpet and on the w _ v _ je or two «.,! ;_.™j.j,™ displayed specimens 'of fare (Nankin, the easychairs and lounge! invited you 1 to chat, and ott evfrv , arenv delighted with his neighbor, a little Virginian beauty who had written some ^ law s nnd tiiiitt' —" '" Out^hereatllzyBliea's like they used to ploco quilts that Jones girl la > ppstoi* Laury 'bout tholf widower sho come purt' 'lowod 1 DBC porei 0rOWOU80dtobo 80 Ilolp bor that- s how ' foro Samp) os, on the old 10 was took r AS tllSwir 8 ' ltlllll8lott(3r9 ovor - writ from 8Tand llfo Woomln- at poro. rather erotic novels. '-Why couldn't Lady Kendall have told mo what his llneisP" thought Mrs. M y i a *. gln 1?'?& afc her partner as she flettled herself In her place. "I hate talking to n man I know nothin» aboutr Sport—art—the Gaiety? VVhift shall it beP I know-polo! 'All^Englishmen play polo, and if they don'l they like you to think they do." But it was not. after all, of polo that Mr. A gornon Upliam conversed-. He Had a hundred amusing stories lo tell —stones of the theatrical world in London, of grent people In Vienna, of the ateliers in Paris. "You paint, thenP" asked Mrs. Mostyiv when the talk turned on the last subject. ( , T ". 1 nsod to," said Upliam modestly. "I have almost given it up now; In fact, I think ft gave me up. I spent flveye a ,. s working in the Paris studios, and at the end of that time I oi»me to thei conclusion that I knew almost nothing about It." i' "Ah, that is your modes'tv. I am sure vou do know all aboutMt" replied the lady sweetly; and then there was a little pause, during which the young "K"" f lni|ecl aud hesitated, as if he were *"Ut to say more. Mrs. Mostyn, feel- that she had unwittingly touched palms'. •«^ 9 i"^ Was ou * n ged for moment, .<the man announced, »° u d be, with the ladies in a Minutes, •What, the but few ttydelf, 1 wits "chopped dawn" and once orily. It happefied in *ay. In the tofdwinter of 1879, 1 had occasion to visit the chief'camp of ».no T.»tle Madawaska. Comin* from -, and to a camp where f was a " to all the men, I was not un- regarded as ^pronounced of the greenhorn. I took no ill any, otte whajt,the boss al* knew, that is, that I had iquenter of th6 camp from and many a neat which I have stood a charge m/ antagonist never got home; but & relative of mine, who was very badly wounded by a tiger, and several friends, who have not only been in the mouths of : „ . — • , t f o ffogift wITn-the^^r-t am faa A 'tgN6ESF66t" Ifj Wf 6M1M8. , td say that in the few instances in . t fctflA > 6| lrtil f lfthM , Mash to • tbhlrli T lioi'O ttnnA a (kh«f»A m* 'A«- " l«JTBl» » -^^^ u|,,^ n |(, "Onft summer n bout eleven yeafs Mo", when I was out in Wyoming," said the colonel to n if. S". TribuM man, "toy yotino-er bfbther, wHo was theft ft came out to spend hf§ IJIlVt? IlUb Uliiy UttCU IU illo UJUULIIO VI tigers, but of lions, all tell me that the animal, to use, perhaps, a homely form , of expression against them." , "came roust bang up The description is ."What a perfectly charmingatudio!" 2, ^ 8 lflu ^ ed ft * « cried Mrs. Mostyn/.peertni ftSnd i J 2ZS P^ 0 "* 3 l ° »« her pretty. shortVqlD-h^i «,£ , 1U " ( L '5 B^ted that it might i t«.i« "••..—1 r J * ^ BUU UIBn y a neat rt«$ 7 ! u J? 1 " ffiy apparently "ten- w J fe £ t( W 1 nvoldecf them all as if by accident £ As for climbing a tree, t £WJ** d **.."»'Jd?* ^er,'it --.-« •»*•.»£>. Au.v3i.YUt 'iieeriufi* her pretty, short-sighted way, don't see any canvasses n « * Uphnm au "what on personal matters, adroitly turned the talk into another channel. American was charmed with her The"'" •"""'•="is""»u way, "only 1 AifiSLP**** " the «•«'. mv'dear V r 8eSi> Wh ^ h °» ld 'here be, artS' 1 bUt ""'' Mr ' "Artist!" cried Lady Kondal; an ,deal Why, don't you know—I ffisstzpvzRZis Hfe^r^»K--X'i 7i i? m y am T coun hodice directly whl?±S.&a!h» llle exact * «.S^=! nt sK^awitee gave a scream, or if she"^ moved S stinctively to the bell. . Whether her murmured excuses con- rlfffi , u'7 notlo , n to Ltul y Kendal' it is WiV? i .°- Say ' for iu Bother moment she had slipped down-stairs. moni ; 'Adressmakerl Hercharmingyoun^ ma.-a man with whom she tiad af- ready had almost a fiirtation~was „ dressmaker! It was preposterousl.'t do aZ o.n mP od S - Wby> - °' x "^ e a ', , uuo JUUl iJiiHStS WilO \voi*o capable of telling the whole stor/ in the American papers; and as Mrs Mostyn threw herself into her — 1 always Bug. . »- - -. • might spoil my clothes. Jefore long the men,, by, putting little "-- together, came to tlie conclusion T? 8 .-' 1 -"*} stager; and, rather — r .jnly, they gave over their at- fcliE'J 0 , etltrtl P. «">'. Theu I gracious, as it were, and t as a veteran, green. .suspicion of being ie day came when I did wish tree. The camp was on a m, r% eau> a " d not far off towered - magnihcent pine tree, growing out of the summit of a knoll in such a way as to -command all the surrounding branches ' two th.V two-thirds of the f the was o er coupe she fairly groaned as she remembered that .),« hnri —Jniiics Whlfcomli Hlloy. A SOCIAL SHOCK. Dinner was announced immediately after Mrs. Washington Mostyn entered •the drawing-room, and indeed it appeared that tho party were only awaiting- her arrival to put an end to classic bad ouarler of an hour. "My dear," whispered Mrs. Kondal •I am going to send you down with a raost charming young man, AWo Uu Jinm, a cousin of the duchess of Liverpool. I think he's quite one of the nicest uiou m Loudou-and so artistic •don't you know." Mrs. Mostyu raised her tortoise-shell lorgnette in tho direction of the gentleman indicated, and wus pleased to make an inspection and give an opinion In not more than two seconds. •;Charmod, I am sure. What . °. r . so 'ho women were „ their silken and velvet skirts down-stairs to the.lining-room. 1 'i v, .**''«;. Washington Mostyn belonged to * iho -l-our Hundred" of New York if fe not by birth nt any rate by wea th. ^ Her husband, who was content to purl it. «o operations In Wall street mos of k) the year round, was wont to leave the I' "^'^'''"".of society to his handsome •rule I heir brown-stone mansion on 5 * V ' nvo !»jo w as as gorgeous as many of their richer neighbors, and no ouo •WHlorstood bettor tho art of "boomiu.r" , *iii oiilorlaiumoiit and getting herself talked about than Mrs. Washington Mostyn ot New York. Aud then her *'0otliuro" at Newport, was it not celebrated m every paper throughout the 1«ngth nnd breadth of tho continent? it was there that sho entertained lavish migratory members of the En-rlish aristocracy in quust of amtison?ent wives, or sport-thereby forming oonl s neotions which she mount to push IjpjJiSorously now that she had actually -..^arrived in London. Jla-.l not Lord Birkonhead the duoh- »8S of Liverpool's boy, been one of these feted and Jlattorod youno-- storsP And was not tho dear duchess proportionately grateful and inclined to open tho ducal arms iu a manner that sho was not wont to do with certain dear friends and rivals from New iprk and Washington P And as to the aoetety <>/ »yhi«h this fastidious lady -• -was so\l|stin a uished an ornament, was U not the most select and "high-toned' 1 —as the transatlantic scribe would put R AT M)" U| °" " 10 samo contiuonti 1 4iUt Mrs. Washington Mostlvn hud .still one unsatished ambition, and that was to• as much of a Londoner as I et fun- friends mid neighbors had con- tuved to muke themselves. To London, of course, like every other self-respecting American, she had been, but it was with the London of hotels, parks, and t eaters O n y that she was familiar 4nto ts society she had never pouo- iti'utod* And so it came to pass that Mrs. Mostyn. leaving her husband to p Hr l 4orm his vocation O f -boar in Wall Btroot, caused several unoruious trunks to be packed, aud. artalng herself with introductions to some of tho best poo- ?« •/" VT 10 "' "etook herself, her inaid, and her courtier by the next etenmer to Liverpool, landing on these Shores by the beginning of M^uy. Lad? Jiendal, who loved ubovo all u now face, had boon ouo of the "first Jiostessos to make much of her. It was rathor an amusiue table though it somewhat shocked Mrs' Mostyu's fastidious sense of the social , proprieties. Looking round, she was .etruok with thu familiar look of the faces, aud, as a matter of fact, she pould have soon most of the persons jireseiit bv taking .1 walk down Bond Street and glancing in the holograph- *r s windows us sho went along. Lady Koudnl's parties wore cole- \, prated in their wny, for she was what »u irj-evoreiit modern journalist jins not inaptly called u •'•mixer." Sho would dyivji u fuiyyus upyj: .wjjji fh-T; 7? !U " lls ' n ff but he seemed . (no slight virtue in the eyes of Mrs. Mostvn) to be connected with various smart and imposing English families. With tho enterprise of lior sex and nation she determined to annex Algie. "What a charming young man," she thought. ' to take to the play, to square one in the park, and to had cups of ten on one's 'at home' day!" He had such perfect taste and such an eve for color for when tho talk, as it sometimes will turned on chiffons, Mrs. Mostvn was astonished to hoar her ueighbbor give an almost subtly feminine opinion on some point in dispute. **VVIit" T 1 II ** "jt i D6U6V6 you know mores about.iUhan I do," declared; the lady, "Weir I ought to, I suppose." Mrs. Mostyn.was so mystified that, for a perceptible instant, she found abl solutely nothing to say. He' evidently imagined that she knew all about him. With the tact of her sex, Mrs. Mostvn promptly turned the talk into «-ener- alities again, determining to her hostess all a'bout her fasoTnatin"- nei"-h- bor as soon as the ladies' reached th? drawing-room. But the fates were against her. Ladv itendal was monopolized by an elderlv matron, who never let go her hosted till the men appeared from tho diuiii"-- room, nnd when they did so it was Algio Upliam who slipped into the vacant chair by Mrs. 'Mostyn's side, -ihis was a maneuver that is not in the nature of woman to withstand. _ "Gome and dinq with mo on night," she said, as she at last go; '100 Lowndes square 8 o'clock. Uon t say you can't; one or two ~' people nro coming." "Ishull bo more than olmrmoJ," re plied the young man, boudin", in his pretty half-foreign way, "oW the lady s hand; "but you'll come to mi place ouo day, won't youP Ladv Ken unl is coining to-morrow." "Why yes, I think I could go tomorrow," said Mrs. Mostyn; and so the thing was settled. On the following day Mrs. Wnshino-. ton Mostyn, who had put on her most gorgeous attire—not having been Ion" enough in London to know that here women do not bedeck themselves in tho afternoon—tripped down to her that sho" iTad herseff insisted on presence of this impostor at her smart J: ' - the A MOMENT OF TERROR. ' a Rnttlei A Pennsylvania Cnmpor Finds In Hlg Trouser Leg. Dr. Sampsel and J. K. Snvder. both of Centreville had an experience recently that they will never, forget i'WZ Damped at the lower dam at bWift Bun near n ledge of rocks on the night m question, and before darkness Bamo upon them they scraped a lot of leaves together for a bad and provided a pile of wood to keep up a fire durln" the night About 10 o'clock they pr^ ^^"^''i^ff-W-lto '., '' usiiGCi wuit vi LIJO surro jcpver nnd proceeded to chop me {.the chance was too good for them to" •^eXf^^emi aDCe ' and made tn,,H than , ke , c j l \ lem f or the little attention, and climbed a few feet higher Z',,n i Secur V l V° s[i '>™ which 1 saw >yould be a safe oue for me when the tree should fall. As I did so I per chived with a gasp and a tremor, that i was not alone iu tho tree. There, not ten feet above me stretch ed at full length along a large branc was a huge panther, glaring'with rao-e and terror. From the men below fis form was quite concealed. Glancing restlessly from me to my pursuers thf brute seemed uncertain^ Vi^w.^' ° do. Aslcarefully refraiuedfrom climb»y further up, and tried to as- an air of not having observed he apparently concluded that I - not his worst enemy. I D fact I : dare say ho understood what was go- - o'clock Mr. ; le.t cnnly and got up' to put some more wood on tho lire, and then lay- down and soon fell into a deep sleep, from which he was awakened by a cold object which seemed-to be resting OD his leg. Without moving lie lay awake waiting for developments. J ' Mri ! e n ext mom . ent he felt an mde- scubable sensation come over him which scorn to paralyze every nerve in ins body. Kc.alizinir that there was h^^L^^^y. "- matter. I laug|, of { softly to myself as I thought how my tormentors would be taken back when that panther should come down among them. I decided that, considering their numbers, there would be at least no more danger for them than that to which they wire ex posing me in their reckless fooling And already influenced by that touch of nature which makes us sp wondrous kind, I began to hope that the panther would succeed in making hi? el th'?T 0 n r "^ °, f tlle pine w as so thick that I might almost have reached the ground before the choppers could cut hec-i ed?nth«H V T , tne lmi »er, ground bet "e caned to the doctor to hurry and get it fclmuio-h A f r --.-r*-r—> *"'»»• i:ut "••»*.• bklJJI/u«.l I little coupe, and directed tho man to drive to Lady Knndal's, thoroughly pleased with horself and tho world ia general. Sho was going to see the charming yowiig man of tho unit bo- fore, and the charming young man was going to dine with her on J-'ridav Moreover, she had on her most becoming bonnet. O O i*it lietdd. it was. a auuke. weut througfi the doctor trio shock,; aud. raking a brand out of the nre he upproached Mr. Snyder, who was lying as it paralyzed, with the c«ld sweat standing j u b |g beads on s forehead. Half blin.Ted by the flickering flame of the brand, he ing myself by a convenient "branch" I lie groat mass of foliage, present.'.,.' n wufe surface to the unmade the f M ,!n comparatively slow oue; but the , tremendous sweep of the draught up, ward as the tree-top described its isIS 1 ^/^" 16 -^^ 0 " 1 ""-"- against mom. aeacnpciuu is perhaps more expressive than refined in language, but I think conveys the idea of animal "hurtling' 1 Up against you, In selzjng their prey, tigi-rs, and I believe lions,, though with the latter 1 have had no experience, almost invariably go for the throat, though in one of two Instances that have come under my notice of animals killed by tigers they have evidently been first hamstrung! these, probably, were the work of young and inexperienced tigers. I once saw a man charged aud knocked over by a panther, and he only saved his throat by putting tip his arm, which, as well as his shoulder, the animal grasped with teeth and claws. .The relative to whom I alluded was seized in a similar manner, and three friends of mine who have been mauled by tigers, and one by a lion all describe the animal knocking them over by sheer force of weight before seizing them. I think, therefore, tho being knocked over by a paw stroke is a fallacy. Any one who knows anything about elephants must be aware that their trunks, and particularly the tip of the trunk, is the most delicate and sensi- tiv .e Part of the animal, and that he shields it from injury by every possible means in his power. It is therefore very unlikely that he would expose it In the act of charging. My experience, limited though it be, points to the fact that an elephant, once he has made up his mind to charge, curies up his trunk tight. Before chargin.r, and in order to get wind of his adversary, he may indeed extend it, but once the presence of a foe to be attacked is detected the proboscis is put out of the way of possible harm. Bison—I am thinking of the Indian animal, Bos gaunts—antl buffaloes, when they charge, invariably poke their nose up in the air and commence by running at you with their heads well _ up. much in the manner of domestic cattle, and only lower their horns when within a few yards of object of their attentions, This I take to-be a mere matter of common sense on the part of the animal, for. if he puts Ins head down say even forty yards away, he could not possibly see where he was goino-. • Bears, when wounded, will, indeed, often get up on their hind le.'s aud dance about from sheer rage, and will also at times do so in order to get a better view of the whereabout of Uieu enemy; but when they charge, whether it be at a man mounted or on fours lnva ''iably charge on all In charging most animals give vent pose, is done'with 8 a n 'view to" tewl" nylng and demorlizing the object thev are attacking; in factTmoro often ffi °°^ tl8Tmel ' e ''ounce on the animal's part. I have often seen tin-era ro-u- when charging who never reallv mean | S.M *° fl ttnd Wllo> whon "«t by bold front turned off. No doubt 7 the case of attacking their fellow imals establishing a-.funk''and Jo moralization. these roars younger college boV, summer vacation with Us. Will gate the rough men out there a grent deal of amusement with the ideas of how a man should dress pti the plains. But he wasn't a bad felloiVt for M had no little spirit and was always willing td do his share of the work. "If you eve? met ft ShoshottO IndiftB at that time you know what a perfect type of a laay, peaceful, whisky-loving, harmless redskin he is. we iisedjd- consider that the Shosho&es were born to be kicked about, and t urn afraid many of us lived up to our beliefs. A miin would never ..hesitate if there • had been any petty thieving around the camp to wnlk four or five miles, go • into an Indian camp single-handed, and kick things about or drag the mighty braves from their blankets un« til he had found his saddle, his bridle, his rifle, or whatever it Was that had been stolen. Having found it he would sling it on his back nnd stride- off amid the disappointed grunts of the dirty braves. ""But Will, fresh from the east nnd never having seen an Indian before, could not understand this boldness. When there were Indians In the camp, begging for whisky or tobacco, he was always suspicious of treachery, At such times lie kept an anxious eye on the guns and watched every movement of the visitors closely, whi'le we uspd never to think of such n thing. "We left him in charge of The camp one day and started for the mountains after deer. Finding ourselves several miles from camp thill night we s'nrtcd n fire, broiled n steak over the wood coals, and gathering some leafy branches for beds nnd pillows turned m and slept the sleep of tho just. "As we drew near camp the next evening we saw a sight which sent u.« into roars of laughter. Will was en sconced behind a barricade which he had made of saddles, boxes, beddin* -anything he could find. He was standing there with n palo look o< agony on his face, all the spare gun« nrn, 8 ,"V? lloote ™ .carefully arranged around him. Two hundred yards from thebreastwokssata Imlf-do.en Sho" hones, looking utterly nonplussed and disgusted^ Coming tip to the Indian! iirsc we tried to find out what tho- trouble was. From their grunts and of hd rnm » > )Jl had come to pay us a visit on the „--..„ tenderfoot napping, and he had not noticed their approach Jnti? tney were within a few feet of him A* soon as he saw them coming up s^ntf ly. as Indians always do. ho se zed his- rjlle and frantically waved them back Nor won d he rest until they had faHen Jock:to the position whiehVy'£ "When night, the fai .' e(l to ln ""w»atuy that decided ' hastily in rasp; as when en- ^^^?^T^ \e walked toward him. Hi.. T..'.I: him, the Indians stealthy approach,, am the last moment before powers of roar at exclaimedi -My God, Muckel, lie still, it's n rattlesnake!" -Trembling like a loaf, Mr. Snydoi seomed powerless to move even if he would. The condition of things was at once evident The reptile l,a°d been attracted to the lire,' and sought warmth on the person of Mr. Snvder livery moment she disappeared further up the leg, and prompt action was necessary. Grasping tho snake bv thu As for the at him so down his- A Story by Dumas the Elder. often laughed " Diimas tho elder f il Tl J , ~"*"l""o inu HIlllKO OV II1U liroilirhl- Iliu li tail the doctor pulled with all" 1 « 1. = : p niiffht. His hnl.l «i!,V,,"i " t ll . .." s J ok « °f oxen. might. His hold slipped, and the ra ties, fourteen iu number, came off and remained in his hand. The reptile had wrapped Hselt around the bare skin on ^f 1 "", 1 . 1 violent b' *hook its tail, indicating its angor at such harsh treatment. This perform- said the of thin* such lovelv I she quickly unwound and threw herself into a coil, ready for effective work, but, before sho could strike, the cloc.or struck her u, blow with a club that cut her clean in two. Mr. Snvder away from the hideous serpeut.'^niKl the next moment was ou his feet scarcely able to stand. They drank tho balance of tl.eit •nerve tome" out of n pint bottle which to some extent restored their equilibrium, but sleep was out of the question nnd they spout the balance ol tho night in iiitohing up Mr. Suycler'« trousers to make him presentable, am at early dnwu they pulled up stake ana took n solemn oath to never i never, buuk at Swift Run U "a'in — Post. 'Lovely tlnngsP" -Inquired Mrs. Mostyn, „,(., rising enthusiasm. She was one of those women who like the heroes ot the moment to bo sot, ns it wore, in a framework of luxury ajf/!?; lirowillo ".'8ueh ns you can't get for love or money, Ho has them J^^wI^Hmnufaoturod from his own "ilii must bo vorv rich," American. "That's the sort our millionaires do at home." •'Well, Algio must make $ i.OOOayear, 1 should think. 1 ' Liiily kendal, thoughtfullv see, he's so well connected".' — or rejoined "You All the 1 threshed up all nboi.'t I The next instant there was another , roar, or rather, a sort ofsm-nming yell, .overwhelming the riotous hiu'-lnpr of (the woodsmen; and out of the con- lf l "!° n .°' l line - bo "g''H shot thelawnv f m of the panther m n whirlwind o"f nnH? ".° th(i , cll °l>Pe«f was in his p.ith, and was 'bowled over like a i •--• 'Iho uo.Nt bound the beast on to I ho backs of a , and his cruel claws severely sorntohed the oxen's uecks. As the poor animals bellowed nnd foil on ( their kmws, the pnntlmr pnuscd with some idea apparently, of lighting tho whole assembled party. But ns tho men, recovering from their first amazement, rushed with their axes to the H"?",? ° f A' 10 oxen< tho Panther saw that tho odds wore all against him. He turned half round and greeted his ene- then bounded off into the forest nt n pace winch made it idle to pursue n I-" 3 ow . nor ° r t)le oxel1 '""-'"d nn nx nltor him, but the missile flow mnrk.— Charles O. D. Jiob* in St. Nicholas. est , "' tOUOS of deep 0 - Lord wus any li, | . ' e ,' shout-.'' * '" " Nlllll 'l' them Sho- o» s «4':^^=»^£; -•si 1 •nty^j'^Js^ up to us and said." Uu "^s smartest women iu London eo to Almo, * If Mrs. Mostyn wondered for an in- lustJfll 1 ^ 1 Booie f ) l of 8nmrt wome » justified such reckless extravagance sho said nothing, having a horw"* An Incident, of Frontier UCe. A man na Seattle, .... painted silk .curtiiins and blii «ml sWrm iu the wind HOW WILD_ANIMAL_S CHARGE. Home of the Varlo'iis"AVnyg In Which The, Attack their Victims. We are iii tho habit of seeing in books or travel nnd sport very startlin>< '" trations of tho attitudes wild animals assume when charging their human aggressors—attitudes which, in the mam and most essoutial point, nro most incorrect. For instance, the tiger has the credit of ( smashing in his like blowof his fore-paw! ° a^e" elephant is generally depicted coming down like a. locomotive with his proboscis extended to its full length; the bison nnd buffalo charging from a distance of many yards, with their heads and horns low- wed; and our ursine frieuds standing up on their hind legs, always exposing the fatal white horseshoe on their Hearts most conveniently. I should be glad, therefore, to hour the opinions of epme of our correspondents, who have shot these large ferae itatura nnd being charged by thorn, regarclin" tueir attitude when assuming tho otfensive, :or my own experience is so totnlly at variance with the preconceived iu " of artists th,at I think the matter not bp unworthy of the you and Victor Hu'i'o • «»™i™rM«^f' > it uw i te,SlSi'=5-,ST llflllM f\P I,!,. *e i i , ' ""**IJIJJ£ lllf" and ho „„ time have you?' "She ' ' • s we rod: "SiftS^r. 1 ,' 18 - 1 vveii, tlieu, 'said tht istor, 'remember well thirty-five minutes i -. sh «w,i by the fol- of whatever o an pr - ''Ut do Kit to by he crowd of' b ^' s - Did which would1 were ton - lady in Amoricns, Ga is n«in™ lamp chimney that she t 'J i , n ^ water when '• lc no matter row through It, j M. : the Siberian Railway. v iJS.TS'K'S.'- tho question of a tit«^"«^

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