The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1892 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 30, 1892
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THE WPEU DBS MOINES, ALGONA, tOAVA* WEDNESJDAY, NOVEMBER 3M892 J ia J jjJ J ii.^*Va«,. J A-i.,'- J .-,^a J i--«^.--i ! .-,*'--J:-.- .:.i,--..tA:J.--^-i«..a--xJi^^.^j-.------'--^-^"- - •-~^--i~*.«x-^.«~**- -r.J.^^v.^.^^^^.^-^^^a^.r.ja j^i^-^, A;.^,.^-,^^^.,,, j.^-a^.,..^,'-^.^.—, a ^^.^.-.^-' J .i,^UA.- -.^.^.^ •-.• ijlj -.IB*-- ..t-. i^j s-, .l^o.^- ,*., .- ^-..-.-- .-*..j,,., ±-*^.,,~ ,~^~-— --:.':-•->" •«----- '•-'-'•-- ,^-3^-^MLJUia^a—MBaimiaaai^ A MEN'S HABITS. \rhRt "I toe one has .said! "Tell me what After but heTertheless recommend, for either Autumn or Spring, thorough plowing, pulverizing and smoothing the ground. deciding the • numbed of » eats and * f 1U tel1 yoii w)mt tree* to be planted per acre and the SP* °l a mntl , 1- T Sh °^ d S " y ° n distance apart, proceed to lay off. the the other hand, "Tell me what a man m. mm A nr ti lp t rpf> m,™ m-nss wW ground or the tree rows cross ways. eats and I will tell you what sort of a when the ground is marked off accur- VfrVtttuii it let -tVUVMl af» iri-t* *trl-P*% \es *» • . . . _ . , - . '-_ his mother or wife Is. atcly one way, a'horse plow^ lays off It is a fact beyond question that rowg foi . lialf a day , 3 p]flnt i u g. We What a man eats depends entirely upon prefer to ^ thig ^th a two-horse his home education. So if a man goes ploW- Opell out , t furrow or ait 0 h eight into a restaurant, as I noticed one do in cncs ,t oep f or <i, e rowg . Qne round the other day, according to the NcW with n plow will mako a . placo for York Herald, and orders some new Cllcll row of tl . ocs throAvlng the soil oysters, which he covers with vinegar, boUl wnys . it pnys to tllcll rim a 8UD _ and then drinks a glass of milk, While soil plow tlp ench dltch to loosen up another man at his side ordei-s a lob- t he bottom of the furrow, which will stcr salad and a. plate of buckwheat IMW 1)e roady fol . r . lpld p i alltln g lf the cakes, of course some Woman, either lnylug off ls accurately done, and will ,Wlfo or mother, Is to blame, mid must be bettcr Uinu digging i lo i es . Three be held responsible for puch living Arsons aro necessary to push the work gastronomic curiosities or monstrosities of planting- a boy to' bring trees as n culinary taste. It is far easier to,, umU , (1 fl . om the place of supply to tell what sort of women presided over ,,he p i nute r; the planter who holds the these mon's homes than to tell about 1;a>(J m position at check mark; a man the men themselves. wlth sllovcl wllo ,i lnces enough li no tlad these men been educated at (lil . t . u ,ont tho roots to hold the tree in home In tho arts and habits of good pos | t i on) the planter setting every tree living they would have known how and lh . mly by tramping before leaving it. what to eat elsewhere. It should be T)lo cross m!11 .i cs wlll show (ho pllultel . tiie duty of every woman to educate lhp pl(lco for ,, le 1;i ; t . 0) imd two stikes hoi-gelt thoroughly m all the matters Bt -t in the row the direction he is work- oC the household. She shoald know at lug, are a guide aud better than any * ' i 1 | rt 1.1 •«(aJtl*.V*«.t'g5VI*\*\^ tlULL. IJVilJl.V-A 1-U.tllt « I what time of the year cei-tain foods amoimt O f squinting and measuring, are In season. She should provide her Tho eai . ly lnni . kot vni . Iotios nre uoai .. table -with the best the market affords ly all of iin upright habit of growth, ,* .* _ - . _ "-j ni4.w4.tni iij/ii£,ii.ii.ini.uiuijLf^i.iJ>Yi J i.i« for tiie best is always the cheapest. an(1 lnny bo pl!intG d twenty-two to There are a thousand and one Avays twenty-four feet apart each -way. The In which a Avomaii may become a home desirable market kinds for late Autumn educator to men. A woman with aml AVilltei . should bo plnntud thirty. brains and tact can make a gentleman to thirty-two feet each way. Trimming " a can make llis llome roots and puddling should not be ueg- ° 1,, so delightful and so Interesting a place Jec ted. It should bo tho business of that he -will prefer it to nil places. ono comi)e tont hand to trim off with If men go outside and make them- n 3hiny lmife broken and bmised roots, selves offensive it is because they have and if a stmng< dlTing wiud r , revalls not Info proper education at home. If imddlo t he roots before sending to the women in the lower walks of life plnntel .; This is done by digging a would occasionally suggest to their ho le in the solid ground near the sup- sons or husbands that it Avas not just ply . Tho holc mn be tliroo feet across the thing and rot at all nice to stretch nll(1 f;wo feet deep. Put into this about their feet all over the cars so a woman half barrel of water and stir hi • has to wipe her skirts against their ollollf ,. ll dry d to mak(J „ uddle Hl(J boots in passing it might do something consistency of paint. Dip the roots In- toward remedvlnc the tn'il. 4... ji.i~ ,..i-.. ,...•. = »_., ..._ j, toward remedying the evil. All AA'omeii should remember Avhen to this, after trimming, as fast as they are needed by tho planter. When mi- ,- ia-i>1 . tii^-ii^'-viv^vt 1.^,1 I llli 1 1 LULL .'\^L, ) » JXVJ1J. I LI I they find lault with, men's habits in londin . the tvoos at the mogt convoni . public that in nine cases out of ten a cnt 1)lllco mnbo a {TOUC]I twelvo 0) . woman is to blame and responsible fmirtoeu ji 1(!llt . s d(jei , lllul !lbout tb(1 for tiiem. for she has permitted such 6n]ne , width . ri ., 00 rhe tl . ees PC]?lu . atp .' THE LIVELY EEL. ill; In UM Actlvn un<l Spry iiB lip Is Slippery uncl Bod and Gun: Young eels, ill passing up a river, show the most extraordinary perseverance in overcoming all obstructions. Thte large floodgates— sometimes fifteen feet in height—on the Thames might be supposed sufficient to bar the progress of a fish the'size of d darning needle. But young eels have a wholesome Idea that nothing can stop them; and, in cohsequpnce, nothing does. Speaking of the way hi which they ascend flood-gates and other riers, one writer says:. "Tlibse wliich die stick to the post; others, 'Avliich get a little higher, meet Avith the same fate until at last a layer of them Is formed. Avhich enables the rest to oA-ercome the difliculty of the passage. The mortality ivsultiug fi-om such 'forlorn hopes' greatly helps to account for the difference, in the number of young eels'pii their upward migration, and that jof thosiL- which return, down stream in; .-llie autumn. In some places tliese baby eels arc much sought after and, arc formed into cakes, Avhich are .eaten fried. ' '" "Eels spawn like other llslics.' Ifor long, hoAvever, tlie most remarkable theories were held as • to their .birth. One of the old beliefs was that they sprang from mud; a rival theory litold tiliat young eels developed from fragment separated from their .parents' bodies by the rubbing against; rocks. One old author not only declared that they came from May dew,., but gave the following recipe for prodxiclug them: "Out up two turfs'covered. Avlth May flieAV and lay them one upon "the other, the grassy sides inward, and' then expose them to the heat of the ^un. In a V hours there AylU spring.'froni them, an infinite quantity of eels'."• ; TO SLEEP FOY A CENTURY. Tli<! Possibility of Outiloliiif Irvine's J-li(i Vim \Vliiltlc<. • "It has been ilequ^utly said that truth is stranger than lictiou," remarked bohs, and to; blpndine. their hair. The water of ms, spring look clear as crystal, and IS remarkably cold at this serfsbn of the year, much more so than the water 'of wells hi that vicmity. This wafer' is much used at .the approach of Easier Sunday to Color eggs, arid a strahg'e thtag about it is the dif- fpi-ehce in color upon articles of different quaUty 01' Substance^. The hair it t)londines, .dolors eggs, ribbons, and dress goods\ a crimson red. The color $, permaneiit in both cotton and silk ^oods dyed by the water. The blond- ing of thg' .hair generally lasts about .three weeks, while a person AVUO bathes in its waters is given a coat that lasts about six weeks. : Soap applied to any article dyed bjr the water but strengthens the Intensity of the 'Color. People for miles •around d cany the 'water aAvay in bot- or s; Contrary to Oeiieral Boltef, The.v- 0<r Mnkfc "I have not forbidden you to said the doctor, grimly; and with t obscure bit of philosophy he went way, The wife of the. sick man went hi to his bedside. She had cried and AV ed away her tears, so thatf he shdu not see them. "Try and sleep, dear," she said Ing her hand tenderly on the wide-onTiil eyes, "the doctor wants you to Bleen* He says you will Hot bo bettor you do." untill tics,-jugs,-and baia-els, to use in dyeing various articles. A family by the name of Brand, Avhose 'numbers are quite largo, and whoso color has ahvays been a phenomenon, is noAV explained, it is believed, by their having ahvays used this water having ahvays used this Avator for driiighig and bathing purposes, i So long have they used It that its j Mistakes- Baltimore Sun—Another arctic eixpedi- tlon returned from the North a few days ago. Its arrival AATVS announced by a loud "Honk! Honk!" far. up in the slcy. It AVas composed of eleven members and Was headed by a gray veteran, Avho led his forces, arranged lu the form of a letter V, Avithout the slightest deviation, due South. It was the Wild Goose Expedition which, having summered iu tho arctic, had decided to Avin- ter hi.more temprato climes. It is not to be supposed that they reasoned thu question of a change of location among ithcmsclves, consulted almanacs and' time tables or oven compasses to reach their decision or to decide • on their j sn '£ ^need not deceTvT meTdoarl course.. Th»,1r action was influenced I slmll d|o , lt mldlllgut .,, e ' (loar -| "Oli, D.-iA'id, that was cruel, nnd ft] "What else did he say?" j- Pits voice was quite strong, it g aT J her coin-ago to tell a necessary lie. "He said you would be better morrow. "Lena."—the sick man Avas speakhigl I with energy now—"I heard what hnl - ! • kllow n g high- progcucy to.the fourth generation. They known of this 'spring for years, and for a long time kept its qualities .1 secret, but it was divulged recently by a'young man who had married into tho family. or cerebration. As the country folks say, they felt it lu their bones that It Avas time to move soutlnvard, and South they Avout under the Avouderi'ul influence i of Avhut is called instinct. To the older philosophers, instinct Avas a far more L nD sro7w?io^n^ ut ^ »s* r b °' Sri* r° wi r formed throu-h instinct -uid expl-uu- Tt was a wntch of hllpp - v ^ama for that they possessed this faculty In ' ™'«™"^™**^L^ 1 ™ Avas not true. Why, you look almost! Avell. I-Avill call father and mother tol see you. Perhaps they can mako youl believe." ' ', » I "Watt' dear, until after midnight. Wei HINDOO CHILDREN. TlH-.r AliJnnid In nil lilMjclloiis, Dosttluto of t'l Washington Star: The costmne, or at lieu of intelligence, which was the peculiar attribute of mau. This Avas, i hoAvover, soon exploded by the demo* thought occurred to thol being done! flic best effect. David was sweet-l stratum of tiie possession of intelligence ! l * *}<*&*B, and she Avould set the among animals and of iustinct of man. I clook ou - so wheu n ° awakened he' Indeed, the later philosophers have come i woukl luiow 1Uo fatal hom< w «s tide- 5 to believe that ahnost all the actions '. OV01 'of man are influenced, if not controUed,! H ° could see tho clock. When, ho by iustinct alone. Instinct has boon ox-. awakened It should bo 3-that plained as hereditary InteUiguce; that la , be P ast mid-night-and ho Avould talti new courage and life. i hold the striking- boll while shel to say, the repeated actions of the cestoi-s are more readily accomplish**! | times the lack of costume, makes a j by the child without'regard to tho Avill j ^une.d tlio hands noiselessly, and hi never falling source of .interest in tho i or special adaptation. The tendency "'"* ' native town in India. The Hindoos : to migration of certain species of aui- I'onn the largest portion of the inhabit-' mals is plainly referrablc to this horodi- mts, and are noticeable for their some- j tary influence. Originally, no doubt, AA'hat diminutive statui-e, delicate feat- "migration ocured because food Avas more , ires and dark broAAii color. Their chil- i easily found m one locality than in an- i not aAvakon—not! for a half iH ho stir. Then"What; time is it?" ho asked faintly, "It's ,1ustJ striking 3, clear," ans' is Avlfe, quickly. He looked surprised. Once, twice,! dren swarm in all directions, utterly de-; other. TJie hereditary memory, so to ho swept his hand across his face, as ! void of clothing, their mahogany brown speak, pointed out the place where , something had come bct/wcen him and limbs as rpuud and perfect as little '. more food was to be obtained with less , tho world about him. Then ho aid that was discussing.. Washington Irving's romantic story of Kip Van Winkle. in tho LLudell rotunda,..-. "I often think , , ., ^ „ ...v v.^v,o,,,,,,^- .that I \vould like to go to sleep and V 01 ' mTO 1 10 " S ° !ln , (1 ., llns ly in the trench, close together in an wake up in the full-enjoyment of my faculties a century later—say about the year 2000. 1 believe/that this will be Dr. Henry rowderly to ,a httie party brown statutes. Among the Hindoos exertion. Gradually other surroundings ' a low voice: / j* »» -1 j . , » (^,l,l. v,i*V.»\) V-t'^tJV. l^> /t.^, L li^L ill tl J.J. failed to make use of her privilege U1 , right position, throwing in a plenty and pOAver by educating the men in (V r <•„,„ i nns .,, ,!!,.(• .m,i ii-minimr ii- iit-ni her home to show IIPI- nronnv - u.impins, H, jam- iiei Home to shoAA hei piopoi of Bombay only the' wealthy class Avear suggested themselves as agreeable to j more than an apology for clothing, al- the embryo mind, aud these, repeated • though girls not older than ten ycavs through many genera lions, created that • may be seen AA'lth the simple . flowing unlliinlclng tendency toAvard a particular j garments which ars so graceful and so place or a particular climate, regardless i admirably fitted to the climate. The of its original fitness. Almost all our ' Avill "It does not matter, I cannot see." One, two, thrt'o, "Do you hear that, David?" "Yes, I hear." "And you know; dearest, that you cries of :tho vendors, the strange sights are gained from association, and j • TIo faintly pressed her hand as It , , , , , • ly ta oxclu(lo ttls nll . • Tllke tho treos j ^ccesstuJly^loue,;, Cases of suspended | nlld SOU nils go to make up one of "tho It is fair to imagine that the constant ! olnaped his. It was hard for him to H Y P N O T! C P O W £ Y. from the trench no faster than they . . ; - - ,..._.,...._, ra ^ ~*s ii.i,,».v. "j/ vmv> v/ «. mi, - ™ — - ,,-- • w-w f *-.,,,f.,***.^. LJ.»I v 1-t.i.v^ VWJIUKI-II i, . ( (lurSl JCrlL Ji-lo. 1 \i \\ tin IltlllL J \JL. Jlill animation for considerable periods of ; most picturesque and interesting ex-' and repeated association of a particular i articulate, but she leaned close to H«\T it,(j Bci-.rm , in tflio full enjoyment of vigorous life. 1 SPONGES. the place. Then would be evolved tho . are needed for planting, i Tho question of Autumn .or "Spring is of only secondary importance, in • _ne .power attributed to the snake comparison Avith fho manner of opera- ! have no doubt that thousands of people and feline families of "charming" their linn - Early, which is' 1 about the 23th . ha/vo been entombed alive, after having ] •victims scorns to me past dispute, says of October here, is preferable to Do- been examined by reputable and careful' ..„ , •a writer in the Minneapolis Tribune, comber. In Spring,"the last half of physicians. If the life force may be so | ' : ''"" '' It is merely a sort of hypnotism. Lh'- March and first half of April is prefer- j completely suspended for a day or tAvo j 'Ingstone tolls us Uiat AA'hen, at one ! !lllle to May - Iu ^° cfise of Spring time seized by a tiger he felt neither planting, root formation is moro sure, terror nor pain; all lu's souses seemed T1)e moist soil and cool atmosphere at to bo benumbed. Bates in his "Nat- tuls | period produces a fiber growth uralist on the Amazon" states that which starts tho trees to groAving and nap. M-mrc is, j. mime wrong.- [ ""_-j~y""- *» -^-.i "^-o,. ..«. mvj H-an.-i.-s j it is a mistake to re^an •one day in the woods a small pot dog makes them more secure before, the in-.- • "Should the life force be so complete-' lrll ; utai T to this port the shecps'-wool,' instincts of animals as u lilni] time frequently .occur. I have mysdf ; porience to be met with anywhere iu locality Avith a pleasurable sensation— i find"caught liies-words- pronounced people dead Avho aro UOAV ; the oast. {the satiation of hunger, for example-| "Tho doctor Avas right, dear little j Avould soon identify tho sensation with porjuror, goo'd-by. And just when the clocks AA'OI-O strik-j , soutimont of home, a sentiment Avhich , i, ls 12'his soul passed out on the mid- 'Fi.H-SponKOH.-.M-.Minn,- - wo 1 ' oel only more keenly than tho low- n iKht to tho nnknoAvii country where | civ.t. I ^' animals because it is associated, not llmo {„ not.-Delroit Free Press, only Avitii the place Avhoro there is some- | Magazine:' order of toilets —,r — .. .-. .- ^... t ^**. j/ — w v...',-, - . I — —v ~-v «— w*«^j/*^wb -«lii f i 11 i-i ~ t i **' J L -»-"-^»-^ yjt- titinn»ii.-3 tiis Liuui i iLig. j'jyt'ry I DlOSSOlH lOl'tll SpOlltjlIlGOllSly tlllU. S1111U1" at a largo rattlesnake. The snake tonse lloat and'consequent lapid ovap-.-, ly suspended that a man Avotud not re-! V-,., olltl ' anks a11 otuul ' s as !1 K™erai- woodsman has observed how a parti- ' taneously in all the places of elegant fixed his eyes on the dog, erected his oration can injure them. Planting may i ouiro food-there wnni.i lie litiir> m- nn i utility sponge, attains » «••"•*—*,„„ -* > tail, and shook his rattle; it seemed in , 1)0 (loue hoAA'evei- at any time, no haste to seine the dog, but as if j or Autumn, when frost .will waiting to put the dog into a moro ( but greater care must be exorcised suitable condition for being seized. As in £ co ' rt or frosty weather, to the dog, it neither continued the at- | roots " lusfc llot be permitted to tack nor retreated, could not or would or dl ' v when out of ground. not move Avhen called, aud Avasj Avith 21-2 inches deeper than the trees stood good'roiison for bellevln. difliculty draggojl aAvay by his master. I have soon one case of a 'su; charming n bird, but I had a better portunity to study a cat charmiii bh-d, and probably tho process is much alike in both. Tho cat placed itself .1 the outside sill of my AA'indow, near that tho nine- : ^Utalmuly leads the w,,rld in the vol-: COU]SO lm hmi (lofl( , eu , d ljy somo dr . | r , a i ity , ]t W1S thc ^^.^ Ol . one of | Evening World: He knocked at the ! a11 lia » (ls . s:l ^'e oul> a pine tree. A bird presently lit the pine tree, no doubt not observing 111!U1 follow Avith a, shovel and trim up the cat. Tho cat fixed its attention j tt >° mound about each tree, on the bird. The cat's eyes AVOI-O Avido- | T j the ^-onnd i s iu meadoAv, the -or- ly opened and shone with a peculiar : diurdist has noeessarily sacrificed a brightness; its head was raised and in- Btrlp o( 0 feot wi(lo foi : Hicll hw tent, the fur on its neck and about its 011G Wliyi , lt (huo oi> planlin ,,. 11; face slowly stood up as if electrified. Except for this rising of the fur and a certain intensify of life iu the Avholo •attitude of the beast it was as still as if cut from stone. Tho bird quh r erod, trembled, looked fixedly at the cat, \ and finally with a feeble shake of the 'wings fell loAvard tho cat, Avhich bound•ed to soino it. [ A lady tolls mo that she "does not belioA r o cats can charm birds because she has soon a cat trying to charm a parrot, and the bird, greatly alarmed, scolded loudly." This proves nothing. The parrot in general, or, moro probably, that particular parrot, did not prove a good subject for the mesmeric poAver. 1 haA r e seen people Avho cannot be hyp- notised; they roHcnt the effort and nervous action becomes intensified. "VT^Y. Vi i MI tils ..-;' Mr. .Tabesj Webster of Ooutralia, 111., Avell knoAVii us a practical fruit groAver, gives the following timely and A r ory valuable suggestions iu tho Kansas Farmer: We aro once firmly fixed in the belief that elevated, rolling land Avas the only suitable placo to locate an orchard. We are not sure but such locations iAvore preferable thirty years ago. Three decades have Avrought great changes. To-day AVO prefer for an apple orchard any prairie or timber lands susceptible of surface drainage. For a peach orchard AVO still prefer tho high ground, no mailer if too poor to gi-OAV a crop of corn. For cherries or pears AVO prefer rolling, rich land, and Avould stop cultivated crops after throe or four years. Tho one thing to ! be aA r olded, especially for an apple orchard, is too rapid surface drainage, tho Avashliig away and impoverishing of tho soil. Level lands, Avhen barely .susceptible of surface drainage, do not lu average seasons contain any more moisture than is necessary under good cultivation to produce healthy trees and perfect apples. Lack of moisture ahvays follows slack cultivation during the Summer and causes starvation and disaster to the bearing orchard at other times. The work necessary Avill depend very much on the preceding crop. We prefer uiaMug preparations iq, bo necessary to keep this ground surface loose each side of the trees and to ploAv under a fnrj-oAV of tlip sod, making the strip Avider for cultivation as the development' of the trees require. Wo prefer corn for an 'orchard crop for about throe years, Avilh thorough level cultivation, taking care in planting and cultivating not Ho crowd tho frees. The trees should have the ground stirred about ilicm at loast twice after i ho! corn is ijiid by. Aftoi the throe years no crop should bo taken from the orchard ground except the center strips. Those, jf ifroppod, should be liberally'manured) At least 'half the ground surface' must be devoted entirely to the cullivatioii and the development of the trees. Leave nothing undone to stimulate a healthy groAvlh in the early Summer.- A disk harroAV passed, over the .surface both Avays, twice a month from (he first of -May to the 10th of ,August, so'fts to keep the entire surface loose to the' depth of three inches, is In my, judgment tho best system of cultivation for young bearing orchards, and such cultivation for young bearing orchards, and such cultivation is an effectual remedy and protection from the ba'd effects of long Summer and .Autumn 'drouths. If chyv- or is grown in a young apple orchard after the sixth year-, it should be left upon fhe ground to form a mulch. Unless an ecjiilvalent of barn-yard manure can be put back, no stock of any kind should be turned into a young orchard. The woods Avhich may grow in a young orchard after August. 10, cultivated as recommended, will do no harm and servo to shade (he ground during tho late Summer and Autumn. We prefer two-year-old, or good, smooth, oven- graded three-year-old trees. There is no difference in the value to planter if graded to run of even size and quality. We fail to see any economy in planting (rocs of less than two years' growth and prefer root grafted, the more roled from scion the better. A. tree of any kind of fruit so propagated as to be Avholly or in part on its own root by the time it bears fruit is unequalled by any mode of propagation ,foi- Southern door boldly, and Avheii the lady came he bowed obcisantly, says an exchange. "JIadam," lip said, "do you Avlsh to buy any fly-screens?" "Of course not," she replied; ''this isn't f|y season, and there are no flies on this house anyhow." "I ,knoAV that, madam; I have frequently remarked as much to iny friends in passing hero on the way to my humble cottage on a back street. I know you did not Avant the screens for flies, but I thought you might take them for some other use." : "What are they good for? Sifters?" "Oli, no, madam; but they are excel-, lent, to keep out bees," and he smiled: flatteringly. "Wo don't haA'o any bees around hero," she.protested. » "Perhaps not HOAV, madam," he mur- muntl, "but they Avill come AA'hen they know so SAvoet a floAvcr grows within." She didn't notice his IOAV bow, but iho»,isked him to wait a minute. "That gag Avorks every time,"''he-concluded, as she disappeared. In two minutes she retiu'iiecl loading a huge mastiff, ;md his heart gre\v cold. "NoAV," she said, "apologize for your rude and ungentleiuanly familiarity or I'll lot tho dog loose." "Madam," ho said, as his Avits came back again, "I can't do it. I have no upology to offer. It's the boos. that should apologize for not having discoA'- j>ivd you sooner." She hesitated; lio trembled. "I'll give you tAvo minutes." she said, "before I lot tho dog loose." , ....„,__ _ accepted! ahvays .gregarious, that is, they live j by the court, and from the court itl| tiie upper middle] not too dear, it I .. permeate to the ranks of j| bor is greater than that of any one. Any the loAvor middle ' classes. NoAvndays.') t i error In the route Avould be detected I however, AVO have no court, and it «!./. i* ., !.,,.„„ ,,,,...«i n,« i • ^ '"•""•>"• ii 11 "" 1 """*! '-"!!-"• is. uiey in r e ; u.v me conn, aim iro c m1 (i ,„ i f!„In « n / T U11< : ilu(I M P c cl«"y 1"oy travel In compa.a would penetrate to th« tiionshm"- f Sin-Mtcanic Sod"! ' "^^ ° r 1U! " lS ' They (1 ° tbls ^ on, ! clnsses/nnd if it: wore iWnn callod-lS m , BOn only> tlll , t the M . is(Iom 0( n 1]unl . woul(l HnilH t past, only with more liberty and But there is much that is very wonderful and awo-inspiri n K in - bucko, haying a glass bottom that is j the instinct that guides thorn, 1 Si m f??r s ; ' iii °/ um °^r n is im>i>oi - y «»-• ^* ^ ^ face, nnd in those! clour waters plainl clear Avaters ph reveals all submerged objects to a depth of forty or fifty feot. As a further aid in overcoming ripples or moderate NATURE'S DYE WORKS. .11,1 Had Pouciu do Loon, in ins tsoarch for tho "fountain of youth," wended his way to Little Sandy, lOIIiolt county, at a )oiut about nine miles from hero, says i (Jreouup Ky., dispatch, and plunged K'neath the placid waters of Ked Spring, he might not have had his day* u-olonged until UOAV, but most certain t is his color Avould have boon changed to a bright crimson. On the Freso Ilardln farm tho Ited Spring is located, and for years has boon used by the old ladies in that vicinity to color their carpet idgs, by the young ft?* 1 ' of tho departed ancestors—If the thoughts as Avoll as Ihe slus of tin; father descend to 'remote generations, what tendencies and inclinations are wo 'i n ?'i,° tK 'i l s . mtl " " ou ' : ls provided Avith ( transmitting to our children Avhich mav a.bottle of oil so hung over the bow as j , u later generations devolopo to good to _sloAvly drip Us contents into the wa-j or ovil? Aro AVO steering a slraight ter. Through his magic glass the observer sees darting fish, richly tinted sea-fans and feathers, branching* coral, gorgeous anemones, bristling sea-porcupines, and' the myriad other curious tenants of these tropic Avators. While seeing these ho makes no sign, until a. small dark object that, to the untrained eye, differs in no respect from the loggerheads surrounding it, comes within his range of vision. Then, without removing his gaze, he reaches for (ho long-handlod sponge-hook or rake lying behind him, course, like the old gray goose THE OLD MAN WAS RIGHT, .vlnir 8;iM({«rn Jii{f K U>(l Wllh tliu <(„;•!< iu Tho doctor AAMS making the last visit for the night to tho sick man. As ho Avas leaving t'he room he beckoned to tho anxious wife Avho AVUS also tho sick man's nurse, and she stepped -outside tho room door to hoar .Avhat h'. 1 had to say. It Avas all dono in panto- nilmi, but the monstrous distorting and us,ng it with one hand, quickly tears shadows made by (he turnod-doAVU on the bottom a black, slimy mass, light rovoab'd the message to tin- sick tlmt ho triumphantly proiion.Ht.-s to bo man as plainly as words could have a shoeps'-wool or grass sponge of the told it. first quality. A resident of LaAvreiico, Kan., received a letter last AVOO); Avhich Avas mailed hi Chicago twelvo years ago. It Avas "aecidcnlly diseovored" in a ventiialor shaft Avilh a Avad of other mail. There is eighty-four-ton ingot hi tho furnace at Bethlehem, Pa., which Avill soon bo converted into armor-plate foil-he battle-ship Indiana. It will be tho heaviest plate over made hi this or any other country. Miss Masou—UOAV did you enjoy 'Othollo" last night? Miss Dixon—Oh, it was a poor company. The lending part was taken by And ternaturiil aoutoni'ss of hearing made every Avord spoken on the outside landing as distinct as if uttered in (ho sink man's oar. He smiled— oh, such a Avauo and weary smile as ho listened, Avithout effort, to a cou- versa I'ifwi about himself. This is Avhat they were saying; "lie cannol: possibly last longer than midnight, ft will be necessary to have your "friends Avith you," tho doctor said gently, "but the passing Avill bo painless. Of that I am sure, as ho Is very Avoak." ] "But, doctor, ho cannot, must not die so soon. HOAV can you bo sure? I have heard you yourself say that Avhilo there is life there is hope," awsAvored t'he AvJfe, her voice tearful (m<j wayor- tog.', ' ' perhaps Avith more artistic preoccupations. The great ladies of the Imperial court have not all abdicated; other great] ladles have boon born with the genius of elegance and the gift of taste; and those, together Avith tho most elegant AA'omeu of tho rich middle classes, the stage, and tho demi-monde, co-operatlug with the groat artists like Worth, Felix,' Itodrigues, Doucet, Morln-Blosslor, La- ferrioro, etc., and, mooting on the neutral ground of the frylng-ou room, discuss, create, and perfect the neAV fashions. When once created, much in the same way as in the time of tho empire, by the combined efforts of the princesses of elegance and of the dressmakers of genius, the HOAV fashions aro no longer propagated a.s they Avoro of old. The official salons are absolutely without influence; tho other salons—the salons of what is called lo vral monde, have never l)eon more soloist and exclusive than at the present day; the A-arious delegates | of elegance Avhom AVO have soon mooting iu the salon of tho dressmaker, never met hi private life; on tho other hand, the I heal res are no longer favorable places for tlie display of toilets, tho more so as oven In the orchestra stalls of the opera a dross-coat is not absolutely obligatory. Nevertheless, the neAV fashions spread Avith greater rapidity than ever; and even remote foreign countries aro not moro than twelve months behind Paris. AM:«I Aii exchange propounds tho startling and saddening fact that there are 3,000,000 young men of marriageable ago in the United States Avho obstinately neglect to provide themselves with Aylvs, and that implies tho existence of at least an equal number of young women marriageable agp whp a,re. waiting tolMU'ODOaals that navai 1 coins. 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