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THE UPPER DE» M' .INKS. AUiOfrA. tOWA. WEDKBSTMY.AI'IUL 12.18 arfce." I red eyed by a. big rush. : , A FLASH IN THE PAN. H. Whitney, in Sa.n Francisco Examiner- It takes a tough man f stand It •Wlien you Texas felers drop a link nn strike an all day gait. 1" thhik thot because a man's punched -cows In the north ho don't know an "apple horn from a "Vlsalla," or a "rope" from a "lass'," or either of 'em from a 'mec- s'pose, now, y'd look at uie ef I was t' tell y' thet I'to rcii V.T».M > l l «<"* " t . . dona tifl much twhtln amongst th clia- parrnl ns I have on top o 1 tli bunch grass, an flopped my Up over th chuck to a grower's adobe as often as 1 TO pounded my ear in a Montana, shack "Do T toll y' so?" No, pairds, 1 am t sayln a word. But s'pos'n I 'twouldn't be th' first man, crowd, thet's lit out <>' Texas between two days, fergeittiln lite own name before he got f th' line, he was in such a Senoritas an tarantula juice!" Thet's th' pair t.' dra,w to, "NMbu," an any man ns says y'r locoed, don't know straight U l' don't need f be told thet 1 ain't got no call t' set up 'for a perfessimial beauty, an I didn't lay claim t' and wo man's bavin fall In love wetli me. ^ hut I did say was thet women an bug jutev did th' trick, an I say it ag'in. Now, jest s'pose a man—not me, mil another'fellor-t' be pwiccably shacklr along on his mustang over one o then big mcsns down there, when out iron til' gates o' a hacienda lie was pass hi rode a beautiful ereaiturc not 10- Uiey ripen early down there—witl black hair, languishhi eyes an a flggei 't sot flro f th' heart o' any vaqucn tho|t ever colled a rope, an dashlu ui f Bill Snooks turned loose her plcvwlh dark eyes on him an said: "Does th' caballero ride t' th' rnnolic of Sonor th' intondant o' th' herds o th' Blasdii Braxos?" "Good Lonl!" said Bill Snooks t< ^himself, "this lays over me." But t her he said hi his softest, voice, a gooi deal spoiled by pretty steady "slngiu tc 'em" for n. number of years: 'SI, seiiortta y' win bet your swco life he does." ")An will lio charge himself wit ttus, to mo, letter o' life an death, an dr liver it; safely into tlie hand of on Don Heiirlco Marthie/. ait that rancho? "That little cuss, Ben Martin, fo th' whisky! George, whut luck som nio.il do have!" snld Snooks ag'in to himself. But, belli short on Spanish, he had t' sit off pretty much th' same old gag t' her. "Si, sonorita., y' can bank on Hen—on Don Hemico's get.lin it: all right." "An I shall t' th' Sonor Caballero my thanks o' th' most deep, and prayers t' th' Holy Mother of Heaven!" with which polite remark th' lady wheeled her horse and vamosed as sudden as she come. Now, of course., 1 don't need to toll a crowd o' galoot* thet's had th' ex- •perionco thot you've jest bin blowin "Sure!" snld Bill Snrioks. "Whero'd y' git it?" "Stiver! it up. Meant f quit punchin i go In'for sheep on my own hook." ••An now y' offer t' lend it f me?" "On th" dead straight^' said Bill. Ired in sheep'll make a man "' ,v' i" i. few years Bill—a feller like you thet am work." 'Yo-.i. 1 s'pose it would, but whut's th' odd's long 's y' 're happy—as she's nippy, thet is? 'Pake th' money. Marin, an along. Hlieotp ninehln'll lawl, I wkon. Y' can pay me, y" know." "Pay y't Why, Bll, y' shall have a laclenda stocked with full blooded uorlnow. Oli. y' shall be paid-in mon- >y! But th' kindness of it! Well. It's 10 use t f talk, Bill, but I shan't forget it. iVn now. If y 1 do mean it, Bill. I must [msHo. I've got f fix up some little' tilings here an hunt up a. horse thot'Il •any her." "Thet's so," s:iid Bill. "Her letter THE IlEHSN OF HUMANITY. A French Scientist Tells What May Become of f-'ome ifcu-A's. ' said on foot," didn't it? Y'd better lake CMngo." "Bill! Yor little racer, the), y' set so much by!" "Well. I don't spost. y' want, f put. 'or on no bench logged plug, thot'Il lope ill di^v in th' shade o 1 a. cottonwood tree. An now, Mill-tin, look here, you'll want some-thin t' go on. Here's a dozen greaser dollars for change. I'll give y' a check for th' 500, so y' can git hi Dallas, or y' can tell th' old man thet y' won It off o' me, nil he'll cash it for y', he knows it's all right, an then I'll ride over to Lns Cases an hunt up a woman's saddle, and there I'll feed nn rub down Cringo, nn have him at th' crossroads as fresh as paint at 5 minutes before 0. O' course you'll be withi for me there, an when she comes, an is once up, there- ain't a horse in th' country thet Cringo can't show a clean pair o' heels to." At the time set Bill Snooks rode his racln mustang, Cringo, slowly down th' trail from Las Cases toward th' Ifroken cross where th' roads mot. There was • a touch o' sorrow In his heart, for Bill loved the little mustang better 'n anything else hi th' world- oxcept th' lady o' th' hacienda—but he luidn't long t' tdiink about it before a littlo veiled iigger came crcepin down th' trull, and a soft voice whispered, "Thou art waitiu for thy so Into Niuita but my uncle"—Here Bill Avas obliged t' explain th' situation, an cursin Mar tin under his breath for a cowardlj sneak t' make, the iluttcrm little creature. Avait, lie begged her as politely as lie knew how to mount th' bay horse, an th' Scnor Martinez would be with them in a'most no time. "All! ho has sent you with a horse- so kind, so thoughtful!" as, touching her little arched foot t' Bill Snooks' big broAvn hand, she sprang t' th' saddle. "But listen! I hear th' trampliii o' horses. It must be he, yet they seem many. Senor Caballero, if there be danger T look I,' you for protection!" "With my life, sonorita!" said Bill, addin to 'hnself, fer God's sake, Bill Dr. G. Binet in Paris Kevue des llevuos: It appears that the human race is about to reach the summit of the epoch called the reign of humanity. * ..c gt'.'at disco i-orios made; in later times, the exotic countries explored, form a connection of circumstances u'liieh will cst.iblish new processes of uvlli/aiiisii anil a more powerful con- ti'iii'jt iH'tweon different human races. And the races themselves, what, will became of them? This question the distinguished anthropologist, M. Zabovow- skl, has attempted to solve. The globe has now a population of one and one- half billions of people and Indications are diial this will be doubled in a very short: time. Now, it must not be forgotten that, all parts of the globe are to-day visited b.,- people who represent, about one-iiflli of humanity, and these are gifted with a power of expansion which uus never before been realized. But ill distinctive race peculiarities Avill efface themselves. The great digestive K>Avor of tiho Eskimo; the velocity and facility with which a reserve fund of food is supplied by the rapid fattening if the Boehimau; the Simian mobility the feline agility of the dwarfs of the forest, Avill become unnecessary by the rapid approach of civilization. Clvlllzet man has no need of thesfi. Progress Avill also result in the increase of hereditary elements of character, and by this, the rapid union of the human race. For, after all is said, hu- manitj' does not differ very much. In some opinions (lie most degraded Savages Avill some day become civilized, although others consider even intellectual differences between neighboring races as irreducible. According to M. ZaboroAvsld, it is necessary, above all, to preserve all colonies from the encroachments of mere adventurers and to remember that their intelligence only be increased by a corresponding development of their implements, their manual dexterity, the delicacy of their souses, their social habits and their needs. Notwithstanding appearances, there is no cosmopolitan human race, as there is in general no kind of cosmopolitans. It is useless to signalize the dog in tills manner, for it is only a hypothesis AA'hich lias been acted upon in AiAUKKT POULTRY IN FKANGE. Western Farm Journal.—<Of Sill countries, i- ranee takes the lead 1 market poultry culture. There are Very few "gigantic!" farms!, but instead, nearly eviiy on who has nough room to keep a few chickens goes into it for profit. The result Is th.it tlie home market is supplied and enough are left to export. \Vhat a lesson for English and American farmers! liaising capons is one of the most profitable branches adopted by tho French, and It is said llii.it no country can equal their product in that line. It is reported liii •'.Pairis -alone the average; consumption of eggs in a year is one hundred and fifty per head of population, while for thu( consumption of cliickon meat an estimate is given at about. 8,000,000 of capons and chickens for line whole of France.' Chicken meat enters the dally bilil of fare of almost all classes, Avhile ca.pon meat, on account of its high price, is of nee essify confined to the wealthier class e«. in this country nothing short, of a whole oarcess would be sold or thought of being bought, while in Paris a halt of a cliicken can be purchased, eitliei cooked or uncooked, while at Bordeaux and other places this division of fowls Is carried on to still greater extent Bon Viviant, a. journal published at Washington*. D C., in referring to tills style of marketing chicken flesh, tfi'ys that in the octagonal market, of the beautiful city on the Giroudo can be seen peculiar looking carcasses offer cd for sale—carcasses whose leading characteristic seems to be the absence of meat , legs, wings, breast—all gone These limbs and portions are offeree for sale separately, and thus a Borde laise housekeeper, able as all Freud cooks are to make a fine dish witl very littlo meat, can buy a leg or wing or in breast without any of the otlu portions; or, if the purse is not wel lined, then thet carcass can be taken from which a splendid dlslii of soup may be made. ' Even the blood i sold showing tliia.t hero at least, th the proverb, "waste not. want not," i understood and observed. The French poultry raisers arc belelvers in the importance of a pro per protection of small things, n th management, of their fowls nothing no matter how trivial it may seem, i about thet. Bill hadn't got far—weth thet "letter 0' life a,ii deah" lyin snug hi his Inside vest pocket —before he found thet th' bright eyes o' th' lady o' th 1 hacienda, had got. him fast In a Californy snare-. But Snooks was a man o' Iris Avord, an th' (Irst thing he did on roaohln th' rancho o' th' Blazln Brazos wa.s I.' take a look around for Hen Martin, th' smsiirt young clerk an accountant o' th' establishment. Martin was a man o' simple habits an easy f find. He wius stirotched in a. hammock under a big oottonwood, with a cigarette in his couth and a dirty French novel in ills hand. Tie was a, handsome, little fellow, born an bred dii Boston, where most o' th' company stockholders lived, an though his services wasn't; very valuable it was understood t' be worth all it cost to Ills friends t' keep him safely cached 3,000 miles a.way from homo. Snooks 'havlu delivered fh' letter, Martin chucked away his cigarette an percoeded t' read it, not. nolicin thet Bill was .still stiuulln there. Now, as I told y', Bill's affections had taken such a strong dela.welt. around th' lovely senorlta thet, not lia.vin much fear o' Hen Martin before his eyes, he jest staid there t' see whut'd happen, an in about a minute Martin jumped up, an pitehin his novel after lus cigarette yelled out: "Oh, Lord, wlmt a. fix! Whut an infernal fix!" "Whut's up?" said Bill. There bein nobody else there he took th'e A-IOAA fhot Martin must a-spoke to him. '{Up!" stiid Martin, lookin tit Bill sort o' wildllke. "Everything's up! I'm up; up a tree! Look hoi-o, Bil, y' saw thot girl thet sent me th' letter? We're in love, Bill; madly in love! An at last she's consented t' get. off with me. Listen. One so adored! Bother; thet's Snooks, keep yer gun in yer belt an see whut'll do Identifying wild dogs with the'dogs of oriental towns. It is reduced, to nothing by the single fact that different dogs were found in different regions at flic quaternary epoch when there were as yet no domestic 'animals. Man, thanks to his intelligence and to the resources of ills intellectual development, alone enjoys the power of acclimation. He modifies by artificial means the place where he is called to live, and he knows how to extenuate or dharm away th'e noxious influences of different climates. This faculty, however, has its limits. Thus, in spite of all the advantages and the pompous display enjoyed by the English in India, they have never been able to raise their families there. All THEY WKllK KKCKLESS. omarkablc Experience of a Traveling Man in the State of Washington. "Spcakin" about railroads." said tlie raveling man. to a. Buffalo Express root-tot. "I rode on the blamedest. fmi- ilest road Up in Washington awhile ago hat I ever heard of." "AVo'cr HstaninY' said 1"no traveling nan's fellow-footers. "IN,was a road thai n-n from one oivl >f the slide to the other, and it was a. orkor. They didn't seem to care for. nan or devil. They fan trains through n the liveliest kind of time and bo- eve the freights made almost a. mile a. nimlte. One day 1 /i'ot on a train at i. train at a little station. There were wo nasscmgor coaches, a. baggage car ind a, tender and engine. We scooted uvos< (lie country to beat the band." "Hain't this stony got no point?" ask>d a. man Who sold whips. "Just, get tin' to it." said the traveling nan. "We scooted across the country to beat -the, band. 1 wsis'just do/.in' of .n my seat, when there was the dod- gastodod, queerest noise you ever heard. There was rumble and a thud and a. )-r-r-i<.r-uinp. Then we seemed to be saJlln" through the air and then there ,v:'.is a lot. of more noises and we went swiotin' on as before'. Tlio conductor came through my car and I asked him what was tlm matter. "Oh, nothin' much,' he said, as unconcerned as you please, 'only AVO just slumped a frdght." Therej were no more stories told that night. vigor of youli; His complexion seemed fresh Atari rosy; in fact, lie was a new. from 'the soles of his feet to the crown of; his head. He lived' sixty years after this transformation, and then died at the age of 150. LEMONS AS A MEDICINE. Tho medicinal value of the lemon is not properly appreciated oven among physicians. Lemon ndo is one of the best drinks for anybody, \vhether well or 111. being good for all stomach diseases and useful in ease of jaundice, liA-cr complaint and foA-ers. For skin complaints it is inva.iuiilblc. The pip- phis ehrnshod with sugar and water make an excellent drink. Lemonade is the best antiscorbutic remedy knoAvn. an it. or its equivalent. Is carried on all ships. Tho hands and nails may be kept Avhito with lemon juice wliicli Avill also cure chilblains, ueu- •algia may often be remedied by rub- ring the affected spot Avith lemon juice. It Avill alloviae, if not cure, coughs and •olds and is often of vtilue incases of diseased lungs. In Italy its ' use In mnrlnrinl and Intermittent fevers has long boon kinnvn nnd ninny Romnn doctors use no other medicine In gtich d;iis'es. KOMANTIC CATAL1NA. The Island Ilefnge of Sonorita Inex- and Her Lover. SUPPLY AND DEMAND. Hostess —What has become of Sandy SmllJi, who stood so high in your class? Alumnus Oh, he's taken orders. • Hostess ——He's in -the ministry, then? Alumnus No; In a restaurant. A GOOD EXCUSE. Chicago Tribune: "Catnlhia island, across the bay from Santa Barbara, has a story that attracts eastern tourists to its shores," said W. W. Burt at the Illohellcu yesterday. "In the early dnjys, when the Franciscans dominated the Pacific coast, this island played an important part in the history of that period. The old monastery, which stands on an eminence back of Santa "Barbara, was a haven of rest for the Franciscan fathers and monks on their way from M'exico to the Mission Dolores at. San Francisco or the monastery at Monterey. The occupants of the island were constantly changing, and frequently it was deserted for weeks with the exception of the monks left.In charge. It. is a great curiosity to eastern visitors to this dn,y, especially the dark and noisome dun-' r,'oons dug deep into the mountain its- made it the most; profitable branch of- ing hundreds of feet above the old Spnii- ngricultural pursuits. Near the town ish dome. "You are •oAldenlly /not fond of society, baron." , "On the contrary, madam, I adore soclefly." "Then, Avhy do you give so few dinner parties?" "For /thi^ reason, madam: Whenever I entertain my friends I am oblig- to remain at home, and that prevents me from enjoying society." over-looked. This is one of their set rets of sucoss, and it is a good lesso for all who wish to make anything in the business. In every section of Franeid, ,tihe poultry jinisiiness enter; largely in the dutls of every farm, and Tvy propr [(attention. tlicjy have THE COLUMBIAN' 2 CENT STAMP. Being Sold as a Steel Engraving at One (.Dollar Each. of Hondaii is a large egg establishment where the farmers take their eggs, returning in three weeks for their It. is related that; a Mexican ranelioro on the coast of Lower California had mi exceedingly beautiful daughter, who at- tflio intertropical regions are in the yer month shut till y her th' least lui.rm." By l!i>|i.s time Hi' clatter o' boot's' same Avay almost forbidden to the races had stopped, an plumb in front o' Bill of the northern nones of, Europe. At an th' senorlta pulled up Don .Tuan the same time mental differences are Folipo Aguado, the uncle an gurdeen .caused Ivy places and climates, and there o' tli' lady, an Mr. Wnirrcn Mnitlimd— n.ro profound differences, which n'over chickens mid paying one out of every traded much attention from the three hatched for the work of incubn- ! wealthy young men of the surrounding lion. » country, and, indeed, her rare beauty Avns a matter of comment even in court circles during her stay in the City of ORANG-E POISON. Mexico, where Ihor education was finished. During that time an attache of A Practice of Which Few People are \ the American legation fell deeply in A new use hiis been fotuul for the Columbian postage stamp. This last genius sends out circulars to al parts of 11)0. country mid agrees to send a ctoel engraving of tlie "Landing of Columbus'' on receipt of .$1. The man vho sends the dollar receives by re- urn mail a 2-cont. Columbian postage stamp wliich contains tiho engraving. As these are stool engravings they an- •lAver tlie purpose as Avell as larger ones X vould, and tho promoters of t> : -,>scheme are said i-> be reaping a hsijV •etst. Cognizant. not it. Urn, urn, here you are. " 'Meet vou on foot at. !) o'clock tonight, by th' broken cmss where Hi" roods meet, an fly—t.' be parted never!" "Well," says Bill, "whut's the matter Avelh (hot? You'll lly, o' course, an usually known among th' boys as "th' old man"—th' manager o' th' Blazin Bray.os Cattle company. •The Sonorita. Nlnita. here!" cried Don Juan, almost knocked out o' his saddle >y th' shock. "Bill Snooks, yon here!" put in old Maltland in a voice like th' bleat o' i bull calf under th' brandiii iron. "Wliut does tills mean, sonorita?" thundered Don Juan. "An wluit in—! Wlmt on earth are you up fo, Bill?" yelled Maitland in the same breath. "If my miclo will listen," said th' senorlta at last. Bill lied been dumb, not knowin in th' least, whut line she meant t' take an feolin sure he'd only put his foot in it if he tried t' tall?. "If my iniclc and the Sonor Maitland will listen, it meanst hat I am about t' become th' wife of a caballoro so noble, so bravo an honorable that my heart can but feel gratified by the alliance. I speak of th' Scnoi 1 Don Henrlco Martinez' who will on the moment arrive t' claim me for his bride." •But. if this be true," said th' don, "how comes it thet. 1 find you hero wet.h tliis common vaquero, an mounted upon his horse Avhich T recognize a from th' track o' th' race?" "Don .Juan," put in old Maitland "My nephew, Mr. Martin, would, I have no doubt, feel flattered at th' ide; of an alliance with- th' family o' th' Senor Aguado, but I am in a position I to state with certainly that lie has not | at. Ibis lime anticipated or prepared for th' honor. I left him at th' rancho somewhat overcome. Indeed, I will not hesitate t' spoiilc plainly—dead drunk— having spent the afternoon at cards an losl heavily—a sum received in pny- :lisappear, by which races are separated ind distinguished. In effect, to all appearance the greater part of tlie races will disappear, from tlie fact of Che rapid extension of tlie European races. For it is necessary to remember that in tlie movements which are important to the actual world, economic influences ceaselessly intervene and change the provisions of science. For a long time it was supposed that Algeria would never bo colonized by Europeans; but the colonies have transformed the climate, and by careful management of the water lhavo made of Algeria a relatively healthy country. But for a long time, in certain conditions of climate, there will be a place at the .side of the European races for very different races, endowed with ability to work, and thus capable of competing for a great part of the globe. These races are not very numerous, but at their head is found the admirable Chinese, who alone represent one-third of humanity. But there are others who will disappear in a, more or less distant future. Among these, are the Lapps, many of the inhabitants of ancient | Asia, the Yoddahs, Wile Malays, the littlo blacks of thi! Phillipines, of Borneo, and all the other people who, for thousands of years, have refused themselves to all culture, and are only the survivors, surprising to themselves, of an almost vanished age. Also tiho Indians of North i'.nd South America, and the natives of Polynesia. For instance, in 1S5S the. Marquesas islands, according to official statistics, had 11,000 native inhabitants; in 1872 but 0000; and this decrease was almost always caused by An Apploton paper tolls of an alarming experience of a family in that city recently. "J. H. Framnvny," says, came very near losing his t.Avo little daughters Saturday evening. Before going homo after his day's work, ho bought some oranges for Iris littlo ones. At supper Bossio aged 0 years,' and Ethel, aged 3, ate portions of the i same orange. After supper they played love with Senorita Inez, and his attentions wi-re so agreeable to the young sonorita that she became greatly attached to him. Tliio state of affairs was , t discovered by the priests, and her father AA'as at once notified that his daughter AAMS going beyond the bounds of tin church and forming an alliance Avith a foreigner. Being under control of t!ho Franciscans, and fearing their poAvor, . ron of around until about 8 o'clock, when they , e^M ta « 'a tog w^ r^ rid'o OA-cr the ™? *! k !" ** :"«-, be ^: mountains, and, after weeks of uniu- vomiting and wiitliing with pain. Dr. i tciTiipfed journeying, reached Santa .-, a -, 11 T T t I.ei i UmA-ll jwillllt > lllrt, -L^«iv^*v,vt- ,JI[ILI«I Commerford Avas called and pronoimc- 1 ^ -^ ^ l t umlol ° CaS ° °"° f ' case one worked on the little ones Avho suffered surveillance in tlie monastery. In some manner she managed to send word to intense agony for several hours and at. lu>] . Aniorlcilll 1()V01 . acquainting him 1 o clock pronounced them out of dan- • rtfll . ul that mul hni , pcaod !Uld ger It was a case ot arsenic poisoning. ; . w to come to hel . lvscv;o _ man m , lv(!ly ulKlevtook ' It is customary with some orange ship- A SAMSON IN STUENGTH. A strange case is reported from LcAviton, Mo., of a man AA'iio possesses wonderful poAver at his finger's tips. When ho holds his arm at an angle of 45 degrees ho becomes a Samson in strength. Ho easily lifts COAA'S toys 1 with fait men on tables as though Uiey Avoro but feathers, shifts pianos and does many other Avonderful things. i'i Strangest of all, ho has boon, offered/ enormous salaries by museum managers and has declined them ;..-cause of modesty. ment. nf an old gambling debt. I need everything 1 !! be lovely." "Oh Bill, 1 can't I haven't got any mo m t , k money! 1 in dead broke, strapped, clean busted! 1 got: my quartt.'r's pay on Friday, an 'Willie th' Kid' an 'Black Jose' donned me out at draw before night. Oil, curse ih 1 luck! Bill, Avhut shall 1 do? 1 love her so! An she'll die Will shame 'an disappointment, for she loves me jest as ha ill! Oh, Bill! Bill!" "llow iniH'h 'd it take?" said Bill. "About oi«>. Jest tli' lot 1 dropped at those eursi'd o.:mls. Enough t 1 go north an live en until wo can bully her uu clo out o' some more. She's an orphan an rich. If wo was once married, in: couldn't keen her out o' it long." "I'll lend it to y'," said Bill. . Mar lln pulled himself up and glnlroe at th' other Aveth a blink o 1 manly spirit in his eye. "I didn't suppose you'd go t' baltin me now, Bill," said he. "Bail-in, be bloAved!" said Bill. "I'll give y' a square chock on the Stock man's bank in Dallas for 500 good status dollars." Martin looked 'uuxl i\t him. slates BillA pors to inject an almost infinitesmal tho llal! ' u , 1()lls jounlO y and reached portion of arsenic into the fruit to pro- s . lutn Barbam lu Bnfoty . AAv'altlng hi,' servo thoin from decay This Avorks oppol . (imlty ho rosclu , d the yomif, itself out by the time the fruit is ready Renorlta from 1ho plioste who it lb lor ma-rket. This orange nnwt have S . U(] Ma Jl]most (1) . iycn ]u?J . M ,, wit] had a large injection of arsenic. None i iof ;|nd (KU . t , lnd togetliel . tho couplo of the rest of the family AVho ate tho ; (>S( i ni)wl to Catalina island. Tho whole oranges suffered any inconvenience." l slUTOumling coim fry was searched for miles, though no one thought of the littlo island ton miles at sea. Those young people lived for Aveoks at Cata- A Fierce-Looking Land Pirate Who iina, their only food being shellfish and I what finny denizens they could catch. i Finally they Avere taken off by some — - • ! sailors from, a Avihaler, They had come A big follow wlUi a Mexican sombre- ashovo for. water. Later the couplo ro and a coat most fearfully and won- reached San Francisco and joined den. derfully emblazoned Avith silver buttons John C. Fremont's forces, where they and gold braid climbed out of tho Avere married by tho chaplain of the A COWBOY IN A NEW HOLE. Know I-IOAV to Handle a Baby. SHE MOVED AT LAST. But. She Wanted Folks lo Know Iti Was Not to Oblige the Conductor, She was a tall woman Avith a severe cast of countenance and a mole, fron- which a good-sized goatee depended on her left chock, says the New Yorl Journal. She boarded a Seneca street car tho other night and found everj ' ;i seat occupied. No man offered to glv(''' ; .'f his seat, and she planted herself just;* inside the door and sqanrely a'cro the entrance, says the Buffalo Express "Madam:," said the conductor, politx ly, "I Avish yon Avould move forwnn a little in tho car." "I'll d no such 'lung," she snapped 'ut madam," continued the conduc tor, people have got to get in and 01 of this door. "I don't care if they have. I'll stan here and nowhere else," she snic and her A'oicc Avas very vinegary. "I shall have to insist," said th^ ductor, putting one hand on her shoull- She, glared at him Avith uspcaknblo ll'v HMinn uli^ «.,j,i 11 « .. er. fury. Then she said AATatllfully: caboose, says a letter from Oklahoma, camp. They had n sou, and to-day he, "Take your hands off me, sir. I'll and "cussed" the coAV-punchors, Avho is known over tho entire Pacific coast stand here and noAvhero else" were endeavoring to mitigate the situ-! as 'MurpJiy, the Cattle ICiing,' AA'ho is "But I insist ." a diminution of births. Tlie Polynos-1 ,;• ho ^ a p . u . tit;ul . u . ly a . lllg(>rous ians have an organic repugnance, for ma ^^ mm . m{[ AvItlull . MV iuy ation, in language most aAvfid to be-, said to be the largest land OAVIIOI- in liold, 1 immediately conceived tho idea tho world." persistent effort, and \vhon sick, give up quickly, "as tired of life." Tills leaves the Held free to thoAvhilos o' these habits, dogrndln f my young !()f |,; um ni> .,,,,1 America. The dlfl'or- relative—but belter so than t' believe him capable o' nltcmpt.in th' abduction eiu-.es Avhich separates those who sur- or n ro reforme<l, Avill bo much o 1 a child—for y'r niece is little more. | sm . u i, n . ,i 1;m wo O bserve to-day. Tf dis- "A.s for you, SnooUs, I Avon't allow myself t' use harsh language in Hi' jiresc'iice of a lady. Here's a. month's wages. Yer bounced from th' payroll o' th' company, nn T know my friend th' Senor Aguado will join mo in sayln thot 111' t'a,stor y' make tracks from this part o' th' country 111 1 better. •'Don Juan Avill no doubt escort his niece homo. You can mount yer OAVU horse, an ns neither his people nor mine will bo likely t' feel very friendly U' this gets out, better fan him a little on both sides till y' git over th' line. Wlm became o' th' sonorltai? Qnion snlie. If.it hod o' been Bill Snooks thot she Avas Avillin t.' run off Aveth, lyings Avoiujl have ended different. As it Avas, Bill was scooped. He traveled north liy long stages, joined a, cat- He drive at Abilene and never stopped till th' snoAvlfs Avas belOAV him an th' Canada lino ntVh in sight. BBsaaaraa taut, the reduction is certain, but. it is not possible to foresee tho disappearance or the fusion of the throe principal ty-pos. Less than three centuries ago, outside of China and Europe, the Avholo world Avas peopled Avith sav- IIKOS, and in less than three centuries those races will have disappeared and been replaced by tho descendants of the European races, having as auxiliaries as ninny Chinese and negroes as are adapted to the needs of Choir civilization. ODDITIES. Making love is a games that two can play at. When there are three it Avork.—Texas Siftings. Struckile— "I am beginning to think that one's ancestors are important." Miss McBean—''Yes, they come undier tlie Jiead, Important If truo."—Vogue. former mental motion to leave my the HE WAS A NEW MAN. A Wonderful Transformation Said to lljavo Occurred ait Naples. train and stroll about. But p'resently i. cowboy in our car sighted this formidable person, Avavod his hand outj if tlie window, and shouted: "Hey, | 15111! In a. few seconds they familiar converse, and then ,„. ...... . .......... ,„, ........... -„ , whom a. small woman in a block sun- , 1531. Antonio Lazzotti, a beggar who her knees near the front door. "I don't care Avhat you do. I paid my faro and I Avoii't be bossed around by no boy of a conductor. I'll stand hero and no one else cnu make mo move peg." Just then the motor man tried to JSIOAV doAvn his car, and by mistake shut tho current off entirely. Tlie car Avore in I most remarkable tiring is reported stopped suddenly an tho tall Avoman a baby, to have occurred at Naples in the year j went plunging the aisle and landed on bonnet and a. gingham dross had been inerly . at lar enum ^Everybody smiled, and tho conductor and Incompetent mother. With a few ho ATOS littlo leas noticed which sug- long stride's he entarod the car, said.^sted that something extraordinary never a word to tho woman, but 11 f ted was about to take, place was in his the- iMibv from her arms, chucked his I* 1 ' 1 ' wlileli cracked and came olt like silver-la«>d hat into a vacant, sea.l, that of a toad or snake, leaving a and before his train pulled out ho had soft now skin in place of the wrinkled the little one fast asleep and most of «iticle tluit had been Avorn lor four tho oilier- male occupants of the car score years and a ha 1. Within a sur- thoroughlv ashamed of themselves. And pristagly short tune his flaccid old mus- " -. _ ,., i._i.,4.«,. ,..m, <-lixe l-irvjimn stroll" 1 and ulunm. Tho ,n a hoavv holster Avith became strong and plump. The A Abiding notice in a Maine paper the other day ondod with the words^o cards, no cake, nobody's business." "Is this u freo translation?" asked the girl m flic, bookstore. "No, Miss," replied tiho clerk. i"lt costs 50 cents." fo11 from liend Mr. Gotonmgnin. "My dear, I'm go* y out. Huvo an imnortniit m ,™ m . men.' ,„

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