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.Ttflj.rpi»'BfenBs.M;<uVRs./o<iyA..iowA. \vt--.nxK-srtAY. PEBRUARY i. IHM-. POllLY PASCHALL'S GHOST. Waverly Magazine.—Pretty Polly Pas- ohall sat bolt upright, her red-broWn One that the eye of mortal has never beheld J" She began to read, turning the. leaves as If about her thi-oat, her brown eyes as wide the she had not been In bed and over slowly at first but gradually, her asleep for hours. The lamp was turned flew over the closely-written pages, words and thoughts were lilling her with an Interest that she hnd seldom felt In printed j f ' -—"-~'- . uwiu 1.CIL 111 IJUUL£U IJHKt 3> I low, as she had left it, and shone with a t last with a sigh of relief. i dun, soft radluuce over all tho rlchly- She tiulshed Airnished room. Polly stared about her. The chairs, the tables, the little quaintly carvud stand by the windows,' and which held "If only the wouinu had uot such u perfect stick," she said: "if she had not said such stiff, silly tilings, one could feel that the story was beyond criticism." her precious pilgrim bottle, were all just I sho sat a moment in dwp as she had left than. What could the !"i will do it," she said, at last. "1 im- noisehuve been? Suddenly her eyes foil jlleve 1 can do it; at all events I upon the little square door In the wall Ury; but uot now." high above the bookcase. I si»v got up, arranged the papers 11UU •My ghost at last!" cried Tolly, clasp- chair just as she had found them aud Shall tag her pretty little palms together. She walled a moment lu breathless silence, but hearing no repetition of thu noise which had awakened her, she got out of bed, put ou her slippers and dressing powii, threw some bits of wood upon tho still glotviug embers, and turning out the lamp, sat dowu before tho ttre to await the ghost whose coming she crept dowu through the llttlt> door iuto her own room. Tho next day Miss Paschall surprised the fashionable stationer ou the corner by ordering a whole ream of "foolscap." Itiuhard Blount opened the door of his bare little "study," put down the armful of wood he was carrying and days. Tho Puschails, father, mother, aud daughter, had moved into their preseut abode to await tho erection of their own house, and upon tho very lirst day of their coming Folly had spied thu little "secret door," as she called It, and selected this for her room. "Just thiuk of tho possibilities for a romance," she said to her father, and he had gotten upon the housu-cloauur's stepludder and found the door fastened bard and, fast. "it is all safe," he said. "Oh, I want it to bo safe from mortal hands," Polly said; "but ghosts stand uot back for bolts and bars." "If it Is a ghost you want," said her |,| _-. .._.r_ uv| , ,.«j 1_JH«.». J 111JV illJU. had been expecting for iol these many knelt down upon the hearth to kind- lo the lire, lie was wlhat casual observer would have called on ugly mau, but he had a good well-knit figure and strong thougli irregular featui-es. There was a tired, troubled look on his face as he sat dov/n at his writing- table and bent his head upon his folded hands. He was weary hi mind and body. His days had always been days of toil, his life had been one long struggle. With a- heritage of a good name that had come to him from his foro- 8ide door of the library and she will be at home in a moment," said the o)d lady. "There was « time when I was to hopes you were u ghost,;too," Hlchard said to Polly us he held the door open for her to pass through. "Why?" asked the girl. "So that 1 might hope for further ash, w.-itiug my storios," h« an- COURTesV TO tHE AQED. tt Should Be Instilled In C'lllldren From .•'' .':• Kuriy Youth. In these hurryinf, swuvd with a ,smile. times, these days 6'f social .and mental advancement, out -young people are rather apt to forget the courtesy and respect due to older persons. Progressive edu. iition is prone to place the children of to-day a step or ijxv . , telling her tuat ~>.».v« i_ .... 1,11.3 iv^niiip, uv:i null jjti CUU1U nrF finrl uot write without her—that he could quence not live without her in point of fuel. »„..,' they put on airs in oonSe- "Well, 1 suppose i point of fact. must make the sacniicu and marry you, lUcuard deur." Now this is all wrong. "Book learning-" is not every thing. The courtesy that springs from a kind il her." •d smiled. 1'ou iire not very young folks Who appear the .meaner ] of the two, with their fl.ppant "contra- complimentary. ; dictions and their manner quite averse IT WAS A DOG. tin- J'-ull ufi'iiuiilu W.IH J'Jiitertttlnud bj oue ul'lliu L|>(jei ifcii. She had a shrill young voice that yer- aUuU, the whole car anu wnuu father, "you may get it. This houso belongs to one of the oldest and at one tune the wealthiest families in the state. It has stood here for years and has known many changes, and 1 pri-sume it could tell many stories and perhaps give up a good many ghosts. 1 rented it from it sweet-faced, good-looking old lud. who lives somehow and somewhere in those dork upurtmuts next door to us. 1 think she is thu only surviving member of the noble family whose glory and wealth have departed. No, I believe she told me there was a boy, her grandson, who is working tit— she told me what he does but I don't remember." "How Interesting 1 ." exclaimed Polly. "J am sure I shall liiid a ghost." But so many uneventful mouths had passed sluce she ensconced herself in the rooms that she had almost forgotten to expect a ghost until to-night, when a noise as of slippered feet walking over a hard, bare lioor had wakened her. She sat for along time, her eyes Used upon the little door, expetclug every moment Unit a to the uu'antiiu uariniy at ner side ane slopped over into uauy taiu ihai rnaue ail Uie other passengers grit Uieir teum and clutcn the plusn baciis of the SOULS m front. Tiie car was fun ana tne iwna young guaraian of infancy ana mnoceiice occupied the firsc scat, Back to buck with that was the seat that facea the siove, and on this undesirable spot sat u elders. one to employ toward our -^ „«.« i, uiuu IL , uuu u - om IUS loro . stove, uuu ou uua undesirable spot sat -i fathers there had conic from his father thin, old man, with three sacnuls ana ti legacy of debt which he had been chin whiskers. There was a lull for a few miles, says the it'reo Press, ana tho passengers t>u- striving for years to pay. "My task is almost done," he said to himself. "If I could only get my story accepted. I feel sureathere are good things in it, but if I only know what to make the girl say. When a fellow's acquaintance with women doesn't extend beyond a knowledge of ids own grandmother he can't have a very clear idea of what a young girl's conversation would be like. Well, I'll try once more and see what I can do with it." He picked up tlie MSS., Which was folded carefully and still in the place whore he had left it. Slowly he turned over the first few pages, listlessly reading them. Suddenly he held the paper up close to the lamp. The handwriting had changed! There was no break in the story, but as he read on he found whole pages which he had not written, and gradually it dawned upon him that theii- additions were giving to his story a life, a sparkle that it had uot had be- passeugers began to roiax tnoir nmwes ana uruuuie freer, when the fusiludo suddenly began again. "Seepy, ittle dirlV Oh, so seepyV" Mo response. "Was oo niuiunia's wittle yam? mamma's wittle yammy yarn? i_ook up here! Ijook at me! Oh, you bud. Was oo mamma's uanghry bad?" precious, ittle sing. Old people are entitled to respect, if for nothing else than that tttey are veterans in the war of life/Sind aa such to be regarded with reverence by the raw recruits who are just beginning their first skirmish. The deference clue to,gray hairs is not sufficiently considered, and when one does come across a'young man or girl who thinks it but natural to offer the best chair in tlie room to any one older than they are, who listens respec.tftiUy.: to words that may seem dull and prosy,, yet merit attention, because issuing from the lips of people of inatu^er years, then on-lookers say, "Thos,a young people have been brought up as they should." i> At any rate, whether good breeding, good sense or a kind heart prompts'to these little attentions, it is a}.\yays well to remember that we williisomo day be old ourselves; to which case we. would appreciate the little spoutane- A ROMAN RECAST. Sami Spent to Provide a Single Dinner. As exemplifying the pitch to whloh Roman epicureanism Was carried, and indicative of a truly barbaric nature A dish consisting of the tongues alone of some thousands of the favorite of the air was requisitioned At immense cost to satisfy the inordinate cravings of one of the efnper- ,t>rs. One can hardly avoid the re eo: tlon that stich a being must have been extremely Untunoful. The liver of a capon steeped in milk was thought a great dellciioy, and of solid meat, pork appears to have been mo.st relished. nuifli ted by trained minda con draw inferences) from large of Indlv.dually inconspicuous Still, it cannot be useless to brtn_ fore the public a few charactef Instances In which vivisection been of priceless ser/ice in e«ten'] the linvts of med cal science i" perfecting- the practice both tif olne a id surgery. "Presented in an absolutely passionate manner and) as fa possible .in plain and nbh-tocH language, facts go far toeatabli contention of Dr. i auder lirunton almost all our exact knowledge o action of drugs on the various gam of the body, as well as i physiological functions of those' ish /••'The staiiflch Roman who did not gans. has been obtained by tions Three slaps. "Oh, you bad, Mamma's Daisy L totty trots. IvissuniuieV iJo you hear'' Kissuui me!" There were beads of presplratlon on , ,,„-,„„„ > ,i the face of the man with the chin whis- WOODEN CANNON- STORyJ take ins pleasure homeopathically, reclined during dinner on a luxurious couch, his T head resting on his left elbow, supported by cushions. Seu- tonious draws attention to a superb apartment, erected by the extravagant Nero, in which his meals were p,artaken. constructed like n. theatre, with ehiftihg scenes changing witn ,ejvery course; ''The amo'xint of money often ex- ,pendad by, the tvealty Homans on their 'sumptuous 'meals appears fabulous, says Chamber's Journal. Vitelllus is said to have spent as much aa -100 sestertia (about £4, i28 of our money) on his daily supper and the cefe- brated^ feast to which he invited his brother cost no less than £10, 3 0. It consisted of 2,000 different dishes of fish and 8^000 of fowls, with other equally-numerous meats- His daily food was of the most rare and exquisite nature; the deserts of Libya, the shoros',,of Spain, the waterj of the Carpathian sea and even tho coasts and forests of Britain, were diligently seW-ched for dainties to supply his table;-and had he reigned long he wotfld. observes Josephus, have exhausted th9 great opulence of the JRoranh Kmpiro. that are given itb-dav . ,'^'- tbe , WB f , We wonder if thosa rndc-inirlv or *A- for i h ».PP v -fr°-'«°ky Romans ever sulTered gotten entirely by °«ie/o'ung- Wonlc| much /rom i" d ^estion. Of one who think that-their up-to-tiate ac' ^ing we are certaio. that in order to render the bridge from one feast to another less tedious an occasional ous attentions carelessly or jrnidjrinriy cpmplishments cover up thetvrderelie- another age. and fore. "Who can have done it?" he said, when he had imished. "No one knows of this den but myself— not oven grandmother. Perhaps it is a ghost come back from our past grandeur," with a ghostly hand would smile, "and a very witty ghost she is undo the hidden lock and a ghostly too," looking at the beautiful, womanly form would emerge from the darkues writing that was miutfled with )ii« mvn beyond. But—her maid found her still Bitting and fast asleep the next mornin,, when she came hi to awaken her. ****** * "My pretty Polly will have a glooim day of it, I fear," said her father whoii he kissed her good by. "It is rainiu hi torrents." "Oh, that is delightful," said PohV, "I shall have a good, quiet, lazy, dream} day of it, just such a day as one shouh have after an episode with a ghost.' Though the rain pattered sinoothlj upon 12ie windows and the warmtl: aglow within were conducive of day. dreaming, Polly soon found the hours of idleness growing long and tedious, "I shall try for the hundredth time," she said at last, "to see if I can open the little door which I am sure leads to my ghost." Polly was light aad graceful and agile, so to scramble from the back of tho big chair to tJhe top of the bookcase wns but the work of a moment. The little door wliich was sunken hi the wall above was of black oak, richly carved. Polly searched it closely to see if she could find any possible way to open it. Suddenly, almost by chance, her fingers touched a little spot iu tho eye of one of the carved griffins, a, spring clicked and the door flow open in her face, Polly gave a scream and sank down upon Uie top of the bookcase. She waited a moment; no sign, no sound resulted from her successful effort, and she stood up aud pci'rcd through tho doorway. Gradually as her eyes became accustomed to the soini-diu-kuoss sho began to distinguish tlie ohjects in Uio little room beyond. There was a little case writing that was mingled with his own, "and I feel deeply indebted to her for her interference. Well I shall send the story off again and If it is published that will make my assistant 'show up if she is not a ghost in very tz-uth," he said, by and by. * , * * , "I have brought you the magazine containing the new story that is creating such u sensation," said Polly's father to her one day. "Nobody knows the author, but I am told he has made the greatest hit of the season.' 1 "Oh," said Polly, when she had cut the leaves, "l believe I shall pay another visit to my ghost's apartment," she added to herself on her way to her room, the magazine tucked under her arm. She scrambled up on the book-case, opened the door and went into the •oom beyond. Her dress caught on the door as she passed mrough and pulled t to with a click. Before she had time :o extricate herself she heard a key inserted iuto tho lock on the other side, he door opened and a man walked in. 'oily leaned back against the wall lightened. The young man regarded her with a tiirtlod expression hi his big gray eyes. "Howl-did you get hi here?" he asked .t length. "Through the little door here," said 'oily, breathlessly, "it has shut to be- iud me. I thought you were a ghost." "i think it is you who are the ghost," :iid tlie young man, smiling. "\You't you open the door for me?" sked Polly. The ghost come up to her, "You are Miss Paschail," he said, "i ave heard my grandmother speak of ou. My name Is Uichard Blouut." Polly turned her beautiful ayes for a lomeut up to bis good, u s ly face and and when the conductor opened tlie cur door lie gave a convulsive shiver, that knocked down th coal shovel. "Conductor," he whlsperd, "you haven't come too soon." "VVhiyV" "I'm a desperate nian. !i Bow Tlioy Caine'iu Very Us, i&u I'lght. r._ . • r • v «•w vi i*u Qiijwuii>* a. 1413 O \ llll iers belong- to" gance of these limes was indeed so boundless that to entertain an emperor at a feabt unless you were a sus, were to encounter almost in « MOT. tain financial ruin—literally to be eaten up. One dish alone at the merits on animals. Harvey's disl try of the circulation of tfe* bl{ th"e very foundation stone •xlsting knowledge of physiol was based on such experiment* were Hell s investigations into| nervous system, whicn opened, new regions of science and pracl and can- ed forward from poii ppinl according to the same met] by Hall Hltetg, Farrier and otl have already bean of immense b< to mankind. j f|j| "The diagnosis and troatme 1 heart disease, again, which have been wholly impossible bui Harvey's discovery, were placet their present foundations by experiments of Hope. Hunter's ti[ ment of' aneurism and Von (!,ri treatment of glaucoma were wor out in the same way. The aotion\ the most powerful and dangorij drugs has been ascertained by petual experimentalizing- on Ii animals, while there is hardly a ceivable limit on tho advance may be mnde by these means In newly developed regions of -bactcrl|j opy.' With alt this it must be metnbered that vivisection In I country is careful'y—indeed, we m'J say severely—regulated by law. so powerful an instrument of go| guarded so strictly against abuse be abandoned in deference to tl unreasoning fanaticism of the ag-itj tion that has produced tho -Nlf Circles' as its contribution to an o| enlightened scientific controversy?"] DINING WITH THE A Scramble KAISEl After fought a'battle once-with wooden i table of ] I eli °g ab alus has been known . » . T- • . . . w\**rf« . nf\ot r% n»t wi A .-... .. 1 J _ t* 1 rt/\/\ _* cannon, and I.'wou it, too,:!'said Jr. 0. j Gailor. "It >y as duringj.-.the Mexican j war. I was sent out . f,ram Santa Fe j with a scouring party ,pf" twentjr-'foiir "Too not?" asked the conductor sooth- men, and we were headed off near the »w t°-; Pe Jr Ug ^ 6 StOVG d001 '- I Mexican "fle by 200 of the most- vil- Hot/ Man, it s that woman and baby 1 lalnons-looking- g-reageni that ever -cut back of me. It's the baby twaddle. I a throat or shot a brave man'in'the tell you I can't stand it. I've raised I back. .We got into! a wooden; gorge nine young ones my self out in loway, and threw up a breastwork of loose and I didn't raise 'em on that. Git the rocks and earth across the mouth'of it woman anything she wants. Git hero! J felt sure that the'-.Mexicans would anouse and lot. I'll chip hi, but keep nmke a-'ri 1011 *"•• "•*" *'--- -*-.'<:•! her quiet If you don't, conductor I'Jl cover '.of brain that baby with this yaller sample' cose. Hear? I'm desnert!" to eostasum equal to £4,000 of our money. AN OLD LADY SWINDLED. Paid !$50 for a Parrot Swour l.llt« nine That Could for tis'.thac nigh't under the .darkness, j'.'and decided; to fix up a surprise for them. We carried a small chest of 'TWAS A MUSICAL DUEL. The conductor didn't reply. He leanud tools'-with us, and in the outfit was a over to the young woman and said: long-stemmed,';, two-inch : augur. We "Madam, you must send that dog to felled six tough.oak trees, sawed off a the baggage-car." section of the istems and transformed them into cannon. We loaded them with pistol' balls and-' : flint gravel, mounted them, and wiiited. Just before daylight the Mexicans came. We waited un.til they were within fifty yards, then opened flre on them with our battery. You never saw such a hustling^fpr tall timber in your life. Artillery was the last thing they expected-to encounter, and when "those wooden-cannon .opened on them they scattered like sheep." 1 i 1'our Alm iVorst of IiOfndon has been Kiiuuunter. Uot the laughing over a law suit which contains many of the elements of broad force, although an important principal is at the bottom.' of it all. The defendant, Mr. Davy,-is on engraver, who loves to work in quiet, and therefore established bis studio hi his villa, (semi-detached) at Brixton. For a tune all went well, new neighbors rented the but then house next door and he knew peace and quiet no more. Of the new-corners, says the New York Post, Mrs. Chrislie .was a professional pianolst of ii-ea't vigor and persistence, who prac- iced in, all leisure moments between. 8.45 a. m. and 11.30 p. m., and In the' intervals taught pupils. -Miss. Christie shared her mother's talent and oiu.b.l- tlop, had a piano of her own, ^nd abored upon it with ' exemplary'' , industry. Master Christie was also f endowed with tastes more or less niusic- il, and amused himself with tpfturing * _.,., , , '"DEVIL'S PLASTER." On * 6r the Queer ruif Store. Galled for Jn a i 'cello, from .which he vierdost noises. Mr. produced the Christie was deaf, and indifferent to tho 'racket all about him, but Mr. Davy was driven almost frantic and finally protested in- a letter, wliich he thought jocular, ( r.An old and Decrepit lady went into .drug stora, and called for a "devil's Waster. " S^; was informed that the plaster was no long-er made or sold. ... "What. is a devil's plaster?" queried a customer who had overheard the colloquy. "I was ftbout to remark that it is the first time 'I have had a call for the article in 'a dozen years. The devil's plaster is thte name of a plaster considerably used for a weak buck and other troubles nearly a century afro. Tb,e, , dispensatory says it is made of black pitch, dry rosin, dried worms, essential oil of turpentine, and alum. It used to be put up and sold as a proprietary medicine, but none has been "I saw a good, motherly old lady Bhamefully swindled in New Orleans one day last week." said Colonel George Byrne, as he swung himself into an easy-chair. --A vessel had just come in from South America anc brought with it a very large am handsome parrot It was the prop «rty of an Italian sailor and spoke •Dago- English 1 fluently. He cam ashore with Polly perched on hi shoulder and was soon j-topped Dy the old lady in question who inquired i he would sell the bird. That was his business ashore, but he did not con eider it necessary to advertise that fact in black- faced type, ••After telling' the necessary araoun of -trading lies' he oilered to par With Polly for $50. T ne old Ud looked disappointed and turned away. As she did so the bird began to sing •Nearer My God to Thee.' Sha turned and came back. The parrot began to chatter to her. -Nioa woman. Nloa lady. Me lika nica Udy. Polly kiss nioa lady. 1 That •ettied it iihe pa'4 the $60 and took the cage. As she started off the bird screamed out: "Where in holla you ffiaka to witha de PollP' It ripped •wore and blackguarded her shamefully. She dropped the cage, aghast and the parrot screeched: -You breaka my damn neka, huh?' fallowed several forcible but but which filled of books ii large square table and ono|i, e ia out nor hand to him. chair, big and cosy and comfortable- looking. Polly's father had always called her a "plucky girl," and now she hesitated only a moment, then stopped np through tlif> opening into tho room bevond. tho Christies The for years. This morning-," taeleo-aut expression* women in general and fortunate specimen in that un- particular. He blushed as ho took it, and for a. moment neither spoke. "1 fear I cannot open this little trapdoor fo: a ~ j had any he continued. answered, but the "practicing" contm- ; what slle meant ued incessantly. Theii Mr. Davy re-' vaseline. I asked her uiembered that he himself had once 'Oh, den gimme old maid's wassyline, ef you dunno what ^;^^^^^ssiss?. wassy:ine is -" sha re8 o°"^ Old maid's vaseline?' I repeated. ouo of tlicse instruments lie started con- lion with a fzieud who toyed with a hilarious and, incidentally, most aborn- OL , . i H«* uiuuiar. She went back to the sailor and said, meekly: -My good man, I guess I won't take the bird after all.' -Oh you no taka de bird, huh? T eiva y i ? U ,, ?l u fora de bird,' said the sailor Well, there was no help for it she couldn't take the, blasphemous feathered biped home, so she took her Ho and her departure, while tears of mortification streamed down her withered cheeks. I chanced out in the residence part of the city that afternoon and saw the sailor negotiating with a new customer Poilv was at her old tricks and insisted on kissing tho -nioa lady.' " "Thtxv belong to a dwul generation," said Polly. On the table wore papers, sheet after sheet of manuscript, pencils, pens and Ink. The chair stood before tho table as If somo ono had just been writing and upon tlie hearth were fresh embers. "My ghost is certainly a sensible creature—humanely so," said Polly, ns she •eated herself in the chair and bpgau to look over Uie papers ou the table. There were many notes and scraps, meaningless and disjointed, but finally she ciirne to a packet containing quite a lengthy manuscript, closely written, much folded and fingered. "The ghost is an author," said Polly, "and his manuscript has been rejected. •Proved unavailable to our columns.' Poor fellow! Well, I shall read his story U It be one. The plot thickens. Think of being able to reafl «, ghost's etoryl added, as he held tho door open for her, and sho passed out iuto the narrow hall. "Oh, no," she answered. "I think I heard you once, and then I was so iu hopes you were a yhost." "So you were caught bjy tliat old little spring lock," said old Mrs. Blouut, when they had found her, and Polly's presence was explained. "I remember being fastened hi the little square room once," said the old lady, gently, "it was when I was a young girl and here on a visit to your Aunt Ellen, Richard. Your grandfather induced me to climb through tho little door, and liken ho fastened it beWnd me. He said he would not let me out until I had promised to marry him, I stayed in that tti&ht anO. half the next day before I But come, Blohard, we \PascliaU through tbe -^••asasfflfcaffctoww, iuably noisy. Mi 1 . Christie It was now the- turn of to remonstrate, and of 'What do you want it for?' '"Miss Joe want hit to put on her h'ar.' "Then I knew iihe wanted pomade vaseline, aud provided her- accordingly." J'utieiice Personified. Mr. Wade, a husband who deserves Mr. Davy to treat the remonstrance j canonization, once mentioned to his with silent contempt.- Tho Christies ) wife a tragic circumstance that he had then sought relief hi the courts, and j read that da y in tlie newspaper. A ooesaes of applied for an injunction, Mr. Davy pleading iu Ms own behalf that he had only repaid his neighbors in kind. The judge, however, held that he had no justification and granted an order against him, on the grounds, apparently, that his music was not "professional," and therefore a nuisance. He is now reduced to the extremity of abandoning his home or of listening helplessly to the triumphant Jingle of the Christies' pianos. ,tav Wahaeger has arrived In tagtou with, tne returns of the tential election In tke Wisconsin college. passenger on a transatlantic steamer had fallen overboard in mid-ocean, and had never been seen again. "Was he drowned?" asked Mrs. Wade. "Oh, no; of course not," said Mr. Wade; "but he sprained his ankle, I believe." Marriage a Failure. John Home Tooke had a strong- repugnance to matrimony. He once advised a friend who was about- to marry to obtain from reliable sources every jpossible detail of his wife's antecedents, tb-en the only allowable course WW to provide himself with a fleet horse, IP be ready saddled and brldle4 — the wedding day, mi to *We i sfcurch »s swiftly WHAT LIVE BEASTS TEACH. Aa to Our Dismisos a,u| tll e Proi Our Systems. Deprecatiag the violinoe of controversy between vlvweoiionlsts and those who; like Miss fobb, have been agiiatinsf against experiments on live boasts, tbe London Times says-At one point, however, the posi-' tion of the anti-viviseotionists i a as Bailable by reasoning. They deny broadly that experimentation * living animals has contributed to for Souvenirs Ifoast, A gentleman who recently attend a court dinner, for gentlemen onll given by the emperor of Germany aays: "The royal family of Prussia poa sesses some of the most magniflceri plate in the world, so that the tab? looks very pretty, and entirely rou~. the white cloth were laid at interval! a laurel leaf and then a rose, a various plants and vases added to 1 decorations. "The dinner was excellent, as is ways the case since the young- empe came to the throne; but the desa was curious, for, as well as fruits various kinds, there were large dish, of bon-bons placed at intervals roun the table, and on each of these boi bons was pasted an excellent phot graph of the emperor, the empress, c one of their sons, and on the larg« ones a family group, which were t serve as souvenirs for the guests. "At the end of the dinner, when thl kaiser rose and left the room, guests, consisting of ministers, gene als, etc., had a scramble for th precious bon-bons, and in a mome; all were gone, without my friend, v was a modest man, obtaining- one . must say that I thought the descri™, tion of these gentlemen fighting fj their spoil sounded extremely undlj »»««»' but each one wished to takfl a souvenir for his wife home daughters." HOME-MADE THINGS. A Charm About Them That Belong, Nothing bread your queen andg findf sneali . a society butterfly. no pies like those you to he clown and roll used to on the grandmother. ^syou wanti oa U like you/ carpet of / O but when ou wiii for ° B ° y wil1 at them the ion to h mother on en- « .. —™ •**«•••*» luuiuu to on- large the dominion of medical science or to increase man's power of ffraD ni ng w th pain and disease. grappl We think . n that it is to be regretted that Sir Andrew Clark, Sir J ames P " %£ . .-, Humphrey, and Dr. , r ehould have committed themselves to a statement that no good could come of a discussion on this sub'ect in the newspapers. Men of science who take up an attitude of lofty disdain towards popular agitations, and fuse even to show ti th ° • ae re boarding- school, i s ovable than those W iu J?*" 1 ''to be poUsheJ SMsfia: e, of her educa d of to sv veet an to otay, bulk play of 5(5) game ' w Played In New York S etW)U to " "»fi» of April 25 90 iy on *«« even

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