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THE TOPER ALG. ,XA. 1UWA. WJ3DNBSDA V. JULY M . 18P3. A BABY'S FEET AND HANDS. 'A. baby's feet, like sea shells pink, Might tempit, should heaven see meet, An, angel's lips -to kiss, we think, A baby's feet. Like rose-hued sea flowers toward the heat They stretch and spread and wink trhelr ten soft buds tha.t part and meet that expand and No tfljoWeii llbells shrink Gleam half so heavenly sweet, As shine on life's untrodden brink, A baby's feet. A baby's hand, like rosebuds furled, Whence yet) no leaf expands, Ope if you touch, though close up- curled, A bolby's hands. Then ifaist as Avairrioiw igrip ;theii brands When battle's bolt is hurled, They close, clinched hard lika tightening bauds. hero. know it's only your tantaliz- ' And there Avas Clm ^Itttai «, V le ' th sun ls 8htoln S- (Blmthless ** ** - «, mg way, dearie, but sometimes it bed looldngt her sLter with t£L"» » grieves me. We must both be patient ' strangest expression At the sound o? I 1 *? A , compl «T lt thc «*tor road and work hard until the time comes 'that dreacKuf h M when he shall take us homo. I feol dei< the pillow so ill prepared for that grandeur that hid my d n° more ffl fl thC chmig ° d "^^ ftwm llte ohnlr *° *"«**, cloBCT to the light I - ^-v O i. N, It *.•*.«!* 10\S&lf 111J5 IUU111 <U,™rf U fi- Then i H m ' ecl hls lip ' «e folded the sheet burned feathers and and shut it within his desk, with a , i learned that AVG sJaim. He arose aud drew himself tn , Iy. striding up and the lown the room, her great eyes flashing, fore tor chocks afla.me, her broad bosom just and that he toe "AA-111 once to my study." she has inquisitor and victim drew himself to announced in me at grand de- '"' I No rosebuds yet by dawn impearled Match even in loveliest lauds, The sweetest flowers in all world— A baby's hands. —Algernon Charles Swinburne. the 'L'wo Misses Qewnaine. "My dear Mrs. Bullion, you may rest content as to the physical, intellectual and spiritual condition of your interesting daughter," .said Rev. Mi-. Butler, rector and master of St. Phoebe's, as he twisted his hands together as if wringing a mental dishcloth. "Our motto is 'Meus saua in corporc sano,' and Ave inculcate it through flesh and fish and fruit, Avithout deleterious condiments, and AA'ith plenty of good bread and butter. Our young ladies, without heaving. "You are a good little thing rtw^* 1 ^^^^]^***** victim the twain sx %?£, rs^-L^'tS: ^'s-sv^^H- -^^: voud ™ nth - 'n°,!? d ;, B ,. Ut • a ,' (m ' 8uffocn -ttnfir "ere. I courage." I must now ant light and air and excitement. I hand trembles so that ciave the press of the, crowd, the whirl strokes are blots. But I am ill fn-mT m* ° h '" if l WOTO only, With much love, ALIDA a man like-like papa, for instance—I'd AULUA. ?,™ SnL- *, Alidn »«" ott S!lt by tu * window per- mv eternal affection for I tho Geniimiue sisters. She heard tlie great front door swing apart aud she , ••««<. uivu iJiij.w, ior instance—I'd p « rn n ,., •„ ,, , . o-—. -.— ^.^i »,,i U{ , < u ,,iii, lum auu play a thousand mad pranks. I'd scat-'bin' T Ti t T i Jm ins ensi- looked out, There on the pordi stood tor gold brodcast, I'd gamble, I'd fight i i- n I .< i must t>0 J enlous of the mastar, never before so masterful, a duel; I'd crack bottles and drink to > s ^ stel ' s liurels. How wrong. I wdth indignant countenaaice aud avcrt- shoulder against the wall mount my fiery home and I'd ^ T*? * the highway, with my blac arcl over my ftice and the first greasy an trembling merchant I met out would * come my pistol. 'Stand and deliver! c s^ lour money or your life!' I'd shout, and the tiuSS i then hey for the town again, with a other fat wallet under* my cloak. Sister! iuseusibillty only In- shamefully discarded time. It remained cou- the detectives lguorot1 ' aud sensation AA'as Avho ORIGIN OF Fool) GroAVth of Knowledge, in Regard Edibile and Poisonous Roots. With respect to the discovery of food says the Londen Spectator, a very ti teresting question arises -as to IIOA uncivilized people first hit 'upon th method of rendering' edible, roots which in ttieir raw state are poisonous. 'Th process of extracting the juice of th manioc Is rather a laborious one, ho is it the only breadstuff which-hits to be subjected to a similar preparation be fore it becomes iuocuous. How inauj people are there, AVC wonder, Avho imagine, AA'hen they are eating tha innocent and AVho!esoine dish—a tapioca mdding, that they are indebted tor i to a root which contains one of tin. niost deadly ^vegetable poisons? Auc 'et, in spite of Its deadly juice, the root )f the ja-tropua manihot, or mandloca, is the Spanish call it, not only supplies is UOAV Avith a pudding, but has from time immemorial supplied savage races A-lth such food as cassava bread and imilar preparations; and that In such videly-distant lauds ns West Africa, he West Indies and the South Sea slaucls. Some enterprising savage must « if V;, ffl ., ffl the hastened have learned the secret, though It is arotiy over the graveled Avaik? Who' difficult to conjecture what could liave AA-as it? It couldn't be—yet it Avas her,induced him to search for it. Not tho deaa- friend Clara, the sister of bar stress of hunger, probably; for had his dearest ft lend Isabel. other foods failed, the manioc Avould Had Alida. possessed tho power she have failed, too. Possibaly it Avas in tho have seen Clara. Gemiaiue Avalk attempt to extract a poison for liis eii- ,eiuy that he discovered that the squeo!!- , nnd TC8olute to tho ms tlnf , < overe „ n ^ t cheerfulness which s,tattou f and would have heaa-d her ask cd remnant of the root > you are like mother, who was a saint. Wellthe glory • Avoud ) Wbat gl ' lef are have me like her, too, but my aa-o too keen for imy Avool of his gath- n W mr9" i T— """ """ .moume ermg. I take after him mul mm *t fr ", ay - she hid asked mockingly. these fine days Til jo n' the embassA 1 ^Vf y ° U) " Clai ' a Md 1>ep " ed and in such « wnv Lr !„! , G1Ub . aSS3 ,,' Baaing at her sister Avith meat A™, - , •• — *.**•-* . 7 »---.v fc i. wuv.«. Aiit. T \J 1JUii'J.IL lltTl ilOlV i^L^ 01 ' a , ttl ' lbllt . 0 - She became the agent for a ticket to Prentonvillc. what Alida could do she did. The sounded and the ro'orn AA-as A r a- crept noiselessly to the dais, opened the desk and took out the r and found the marked With round eyes she read: " 'French Charlie,' alias 'Carlos Gcr- mafae,' the notorious confidence man, has ait length been apprehended and , ondeace uffldently to tell me Avas Avholesomc to himself. "There are, hoAvcvcr," says i\ ri*o i3iisiifii**^ri j.«i.^.. it . y by the late Tiomas Winans of Saltl- inore, a brother of Ross Winans, Who suffered so frightfully f rdm mal de iner dui-tog his first trip to Europe that he could never be induced to cross abroad for quite a number of years ,. ... 'i' 1 !*' 0 a s al11 , and has remained distinguishing himself chiefly by becoming the possessor of Immense deer forests in Scotland, much to the disgust of many a sturdy Briton, who objects to his native heath being gobbled up for sporting purposes by American millionaires. The first owner of «cnk House-it Is now In the possession of his son-had tAVo special fads, a great fondness for music and a passion for bass-fishing. And he was often leard to say that so far as was possible, what he enjoyed others should enjoy. And Avhat caused bun to erect an organ-house, the like of Avhich could not be found the world over. He had he house so situated that it could be seen by every passer-by, whether • ding or afoot. It Avas octagonal in hape, Avith a slanting roof runnins o each of the eight points, and was jut one story high. Herein he had rected a magnificent organ of large llmensions. Tho volume of sound vhlch came from the organ Avhile being >layed Avas extraordinarily great, and ave pleasure to, as well as excited uriosity among people AVUO chanced to e passing by on steamer or sailer Viien there was a gentle breeze waft- ug toward the sound, the sweet tones f the organ could be heard for miles • Avay. And this grand Instrument was subject, "some AAiio arc ready to experiment upon anything and " everything presented to them in the shape of food;" and she instances the late Dr. Bucklaud, Avho made soup of the bones of extinct animals, and liis sou, Frank Bucklaud, Avho tasted every animal that he could procure from the zoological gardens. |'SlTor U Oo' I lir* tsrtim -1-1-1111-,*- !»., i.' __ .. ,. * .. '-"-' '-'i t/v stillness of .the summer night, and again while tho wind Avas holding 'high cuiUval, the comimiugllu- of the artificial and natural producing indescribable sounds. For this extraor dinary instrument there were two sets of " «,n , Avill doubtless receive a punishment Tll e soup must have been a very "clear commensurate to liis misdeeds. hi *°»p, Ave should think. eKcepUoii come from the best families and in such a Avay, too, that he won't nf «Li !f SiStC1> Avith ereat e - yes hls P airti ™lar "»« of aping the line A 'unique opportunity for eating f ** **" ' 1 '""™" T * ' "'dare discharge me. Practice! Oh yes t ' X nm uofu ' ly crazed with gentleman he has long boon unique. I'll practice; but not on that box of "?,!' ^ortmcation and shame. I as «a winning address and a thorough i to the Instrument. Avas only con- building, some the wires , education have aided him in his hu- AU ju-acuce; out not on that hnv ne -«"n»iua.uuu uut hon-ble jingles. To the fold fiend AviUi S ™ you ' ISiU f G«™alnel" _ ^ m U1B IIU . tlio exercises, I say."' And Isabel, pans- «hn,,M ? el would shnig hcr IP 08 * 111 ^- It is said that liis two daugh- iug abruptly, sent the book hurlim.- «7i? A?I i " ™ um »u r "tantrums" , tors, who are Ignmunit of his real call- across tho room. At this instant the and gi^ad 11^?^ ° f Olara ' 8 apjlthy * iu& nre stlldouts iu the m< >st select door opened and stood aghast. reverend gentleman ^.S raaun1u y throughout the school seminary of om- vic-inity. ena gentleman the impression grew that the girl was And havine thus read. of the diocese. It may not be said openly, of course, but I may Avhisper that only last Aveek we refused admittance to Rachel, daughter of that Beuben Solomon who subscribed so liberally toward our cathedral. "Any gift is acceptable in the sight of the Lord, I trust, but Reuben! Rachel! they are naturally too well adapted to answer Paul's letter to the Hebrews for us Ha! ha! Oh, no, there are o «.. x wlw JU8 distinctions Just as there are cherubim do my task when a horrid ho^i,,, 1 " ^' S i tiei ™ iUue was sowing the seeds ilTlCi stolen 11 lifiti ixr^n j.., . ... . .-, ^ — i.t. t _. , * • A *'-'Hiu uii^,, QJ illtlU'G Ullllfl.D'nillOS^ nnrl -frv 1 n ,p^Ti « ; " " "" iu * uwu,™ —- "v^, emu actually crent nn a p ? mt f d ''Wednesday evening talk feeble efforts and the precepts and W hand. Oh! See the marl« of »« OU » the insidlo "sness of envy, fT 1 ,n,°5 my better hajf ' «'as >wful little claws," a id oS of l?re m « BUt ISabel gfdued ln ^^^ f™rn a van Vllftt. vmi fcnn,™ -a, n >.i n i ,... Mr. „!,„ .i,_io _._. . . <ul OI il ti em- the vei-v conti-ast AA'ith both teachers She was so unaffected, so .„-, , Pose yourself," said "the,fatherlvl,i s 1mn ^ lu ", llf nna bol ' e her honors so lm con- Iho dear b. f .l,on,» murmured Mrs. "Such insects are innocuous 4cl have ^°T^' T1herefore tliel>e was general BuUion ' i their part in the divine economy whit Pe3olclns wben she received a dispatch l "Ah, what an eye he has for green ."sensitive little soul it is, to be »u^ ^J*,™. 11 . 6 , 1 ; ?' the V , lu . tbe metropolis, pastures and still watera, Avhat an eye! G . lara ' dear, your strong, calm -Don'! retire, j'oung ladies. Von may >' iv f s - you a seniority in spite of an the stood aghast. , ^ ""i»e»«ion grew that the girl AAMS And haA-ing thus read, Alidn, as be•"My dear bishop," cried the -irl « ," , Ud I11-natm 'ed, so much so that came her station, immediately comprc- gllding to liim. "Pardon me I ty-is f' S « T as moved to 1>e mark to th hendcd the little scene Avhich she had so 'frightened. I was just about to \n n he feai>ed the younger witnessed.—Nfew York Times. do my task when a hon-id horrid buir f A ^ ermtlino was sowmg the seeds a death's head moth, I think li-btwi ™ tl "' e unhappiness, and to deliver FASHION ITEMS. A-.-. ±1- i * VAH.UOX. .Urt-UlUll ft, •nrttllrori "ATrn.^1., «™^i . . . __ .. •V*^^,^,^,^^--^^"^^^^^^- the very contra Us visitations to the care of this little "There, there, my dSr chUd ^ "^ PUpils ' 8he fl o° k - nose voiir«fiif " anM «,;.^rt,.^"".'. < r om ' natural, and bor. through to the music-room. aud ' , tho »eht she Avas well de- pen6d of hcr AA'hile the a-evereud rector Avas "' thus.-fitraiuing his rational fiber the door to J '° lu ' roolu and lie doAAii. I will see t-thad opened and -two young girls had, aiat 3 r ou are excused from your tasks hesitated on the threshold. As they j tor tlle day," iU id Isabel, Avith a sob of -nowi ndvanvad with arms .entwined 1 ' oli( -' 1 '. obeyed. a duty of watchfulness over vour t- , , -, ' '" hi » ul y strung sister. Go Isabel , t . ermmat f d > J' et s "e did not return and ' 0111 ' l '° ' muster nt inquiries Avhi sent inquiries AA'hich were the girls .entwined sis- h( Then •lt was easily seen that they tecs, for though one Avas tall and dark fllfld cummaiiding and tlio other AA'as sUght and shrinking and fair, yet the It was a week later Alda Bui tel '' :uot lion arrived at St. Phoebe's, and after such like received a let- the ordinary course beill rudefS but himded her » ScncraUy inti-oducod to her com- , • i Ji a SG1 ' vaut ' with a dubious fS v™ consigned to the especial W1I "V bneread and Avoudered; she , o , e especa . marks of nature, tliat shrewd old nui-se, I c:ll ' u of tlio Germaine sisters Avhose H?» ll «ain a ud agaln and wondered '" "" the m cannoi bo mistaken. dormitory she Avas to share On the <« "., cl Jt me£ '"How charming!" exclaimed the ma- succeeding Saturday afternoon, that be- L™'iCf^'i^ " ffl " : ^ toon. "Pray tell me about them." i jl1 ^ the time set for such pious duties v^i? ^ ^ it conceal and __'ThQy _are the Germaino .sisters, of •*» wrote thtatetter to L, niS ^LSZ*™***™ •uneSa--ptlonaible antecedents, I assure ymu. Tii(?ir fnthor is a cou- ^dei'ted. confidentially A\-itli the Frencii ,»?..B«-. M™,:-!^ «FS Z.FtSrZg'. .glad to learn that I ;lll(1 U1U more. What could it mean? What the a"rs.ei"'fi Z a' ffl ,. ffl ,. : xzfiflff xzfiflz what re- so lonely, had a sister, in- sister AATite Uke An-iting to you from the - 1..WV-V1J «-^ti«* || l/Uiil here safely tllls? Foi . tilus , t FASHION ITEMS. Veiy fashionable for dressy occasions ave cream-Avhitc silk gloves stitched very delicately in black. The newest belts are those of several roAA's of beads held together by bands of finely chased Imitation A new A'ariation of the standard .^ ^ ^. v ^...uv^i.u.i.i^^ ..mi uiu i 1 ruuuii ' — .T^iLiti^ LW j uu irom Tile **-\T^I '.HSJ- and allied to the old nobility,! mtl ° rac>1 " which must be my home for . • , ? J '°l l Lear about papa - - ' moiai fioro, as hear you must, though both he and they speak English so tin 1 purity of a Londoner. Why, the letters of introduction lie brought long to graphs exigent to leave his daughters A\-itli us through i bit eo^used. passed without incident, except that lost my ticket and my - •..- ^v.n.tj \ji. tv ajwiiu.wiiu'i, »¥ -J V| — -^..^^i-u **i^ivo.*j.u.i,j t?A.v.tjJJ L LUU. t JL 1-nn "f f letters of introduction he brought lost my ticket and my trunk chocks „, i i IT S me Avere almost priceless as auto- -Hon'over it happened I can't imagine' £?,! a> phs. His diplomatic duties are so, for l llad I'lacetl them carefully in my w,l«f "^ ' sent thin ho has been compelled lpockot - But I was bravo and not one inoler ° le ' lf not I paid my fare to tlio be all broken up. As for me, I've ra it for some time, aud I find an unholy pride and joy in the connection. «• poor, good little dear, thc priest and Levite your aid, stick by them and month, and she Avill bind your Avounds. her appearance, is almost mas- littlc> business Avoman. Mr. Butler euline, has indeed boon called to the lnast kina to me and so metropolis on business regarding their ancestral estates, but both of thorn keep happy and consider St. Phoebe's their home." "What magniiicout wear!" navy-blue costume is one trimmed Avith black satin and Avhite lace insertion. Pale blue is a favorite shade AA'ith the Princess May, Avhich accounts foi its beiug just noAV one of the inosi popular colors. Fashionable blazers and reefers are of 'duck, pique and linen sacking a«d mve all the fit and finish of a tailor- uado igarment. Never was lace more popular Uian it s at the present time. From thirtj o forty yards are used on a single ilk-muslin costume. A cream-white jacket of cloth trim- nod as the Avearer innjy see fit, to make t appropriate for the use for which t is designed, is willed the Eulalie. It is nook and mode this season be- tAA'eeu lightweight,- delicately colored wools and silks. Indeed, at tho present moment the former are considered not only more youthful but more chic than the latter. An easy -\\-ny to freshen up an old AA'.aist is to add a flounce of lace, fall- img from the neckband in straight folds noaWy to the waist line in front, forming epaulets on the shoulders aud a collar in the back, but kept all extinct monster AA-.IS lost Avhen „_ Siberian mammoth Avas discovered, en-'pi™ cased in ictv-thc first instance, AVO I suppose, -•" •"- „,..,.. ,„,„ £ aiUS1 ANSWER. Hours to Reply to jt ranee's Ultimatum. frozen meat on record. But, iu the matter of flesh, the proverb of „ . . — "One man's meat is another man's L- ai ! Sr July ^--The statement rela- ," still holds good. We are glad' £, ve to ^Mug an ultimatum to the , , clajmed repl y- The total indemnity France is 3,000,000 frau'-s exclusiy o of claims made by private T»At*Cf\r»C! * *"»»» *vo persons. * -.«-.v».u t-,\j\i\.i, »> u ILL i: f^imi of *»*»**AAJtn,utLi tV Lilt; to avail ourselves of the fruit and privi- blame se government has been oomirm- leges of distant countries, but AVC win-' G(i "? semi-official announcement, not bring! ourselves to cait their moat!, ^^'^elght hours_are allowed Siam any more than they can be induced "'"""'" sometimes to eat ours. There is no real reason Avhy a puppy, properly bred and fed, should not be as good as a rabbit; rm but what Englishman would eat al , he puppy? Nor is it a mere sentimental does not prejudice. It needed the terrible starvation of boseig-ed Paris to induce Europeans to eat rats and mice, Avliicdi _ , ,_^ w the ordinary Chinman regards as oc<JU Py on e of the forts or safe anchor- tltiinties. It is said, AAlth what tiiith AVO age at lthe entrance to the river declares that if Si the French fleet -- — o--~ ^u>- j.' j. c-iiuii neec blockade the river. If the terms accepted the French will require are ™ to jewels the-y "Heirlooms, my dear mndamo, hand- torao and worn by them at their fatli- H'oAvever, AVO do beautiful things should bo hid under a bushel. Our yjuug ladies are rather encouraged in a<l(innnent, and ilins tlii'v er's express desire. not believe that niil ]mw liei> huml > ] e llov 8l( * tor was a t1lie f H«r father was tiwtble, which ter. ALIDA. Cjouscious of is yet most unconscious.' 1 "Oh, I um so delighted. .vantage, Then Alida such robos may bring her diamonds, her rubies and .all the other little ornaments Avhich my good Peter lias taken such pains m selecting for her." "Certainly; at her own risk." "Ami may she not be associated with these distinguished young ladles?" "Hum-I think I am promise that. Yes, Miss Whitcgoods 1ms just boon finished and thoro will be a bed vacant in their dormitory." Meanwhile tlio two sisters Avoro together iu the music-room, Clara at the piano dutifully thrumming an exercise and Isabel bonding over her, intent on talking despite the diu. "I Avouder who that old frump is" she said. ' -pou't, Isabel, dou't speak so rudely, entreated her sister. "What Avould father say?" Isabel lotuglhcd '\uupleasanjtly. "I'd hate to repeat Avhat father might say " "Ho would speak, I'm sure, in accordance with liis birth and character " 'I'm sure- lie would, too." "Isabfel, Avhy do you try to tease J»fc with these vague hints about papa KM Kiucfe you met him in the metropolis last spring you greet his name with thin and the Avaist is formed of lengthwise puffs of the game separated by A-aloucionues iinsertiou. Among tlio pretty midsummer dresses are those of pale ecru batiste- in princess form, fastened at the back. They arc made over slips of pale-iyellOAv silk and are shaped to the- figure by narrow longthAvise tucks and trimmed with drooping bretelles of guipure lace. Tho newest thing in summer-Aveight hop sacking is to admiral blue, cherry redand silvery cadet blue. These, arc mndc( with a simple Kton jacket and a bell skirt, somewhat loss flaring than those skirts lurvo boon, Avith gontle Avords and kindly deeds may not | s< * r cral shirt waists of plain china colors desired. sisters, and it seems as if I had'almiys u^J^ °"' y known them. I cling to Olaa-a, she Is ™' L so sensible-, wlflle Isabel, despite her dashing stylo, leans on me. The dress- c .i i- , - ing boll has just mug, so no more deir « ,, loallK(Ml '" lust 1)0 disgniceful! Her ost mother. With loads of love to you n .' hor ' 111O1 ' U:1 llwo " ™ Isabel and papa, I am your affectionate daugh- soeu but of him, for •they had boon kept at one school and !a,uothor since- inf »** but this little It man had had i 1 jjjt **v K .' ••**»•**• •»iiii. J i> V^HVUIUJ aslmiuwl ol the comparison. Isabel ad- taken his graces, and the -,,,,,« u ,ui iniij, mat niry anarquise ds a trine dddddarru cnifwyp ybgkqj vbgqk vbg arser Uian hers, and as for tho rubies, niauy, and from itiliem constructed a — ^^,,^1,, 4l «» u the '•.' . ? uy iu ' e loves . as indeed demigod of goodness. As if smiles and flmu tllo «o skirts haA'o boon, Thrt ^' i n gentle Avords and kindly deeds may not | s* r cral shirt waists of plain ( a rnoi-o d •' ' - aiUl ° UCh brought hu ' loso il ljlilck "«d flinty heart! What sllk in white and any colors desii her onnmlj!,^ ° f , swollu ess"-to use not in- her kindml, tliou in these poo- in groat favor for midsummer dn friiieds .1 <>' ii 1 ' ? -^ llD1 ' now 1>lL ' ° f lliOUS 1 ' rtaue aud works who sm '- Thoy al ' e ti'iiiunod Avith bands o iLinu-via iiuu Ol 1110 gratOllll nionotonv l-Olindcd )u>r MMmv .ivr.nl.1 !.«<• ^.iu. t..i,.n^,, «!j-i..>_. _,, _.,..'... , f li( -n Blutoful monotony rounded her. They -would not mis- i?', illouciuuo tho cyclone judge her nor place the sins of others noi tn , , CaU8Cd ° ld Peter Bul - ' UIWn llcir - tt « il ^shoiudars. How she , hv,l B 7 " f? lvo his good wifo loml tlu ' lu ' aud »"»w sho clung to their ft,,, r f ,, < ^' 11npa1tllollc conversation association as to a cross! Perhaps she Vo ,t , „ n "^ , ° ZUn ycnr& " was lulght alMl - vs reuialu with thorn and ' 1 aU ° 1 ' ' a letter of copy: L' blast, iu serve >theni Avith t,,..,...^, tlio following is a would serve Avith devotion. since she Ola/ra dried her eyes and descended is Now t, lu i Ve tUUlllcftl1 to tho malu hlUL Alida hoiu-. you ' t!lsks ' am well; hiud tho the study ewels in hJroiSu of 1 . but ^hm a .tiho bishop. 'P, leSl:n ' le U? V ' Jlcre How ca - y ,, Ur ° KOIU> - tlie W " h a ' Uo!l "' flo<)r plnce « The girls were busied at their sat on «"> dal « ^e- desk reading his news- 1 Pm paper aud fellug, iu the absence of u bU for lhe gl<ay C0l ' 1)so! sm>ted a "d wlleu Iottm niass i' length to open my fix it K was at lie was master Indeed. how peaceful, how soi-eno. of relkkf Clara took her ought in her books to find from core. But these uy a a ° uely ho ™ » ow d ^ eU-ayed her. The block themselves iuto a frown; to radse her & aije «nd i on hey -preceptor. What midsummer drosses. Avith bands of iu- sertion, citlioi- of guipure laco or of embroidery. Some, batistes jcomei in dress patterns, provided with draAvli- Avork trimmings in I-OAVS and bands, foi Avals t, sleeves, collar and belt, and Avitih tliiO skirt breadths finished with : Avide liem headed Avith draAvu Avork. The fancy for round belted Avaists in all sorts of elaborate designs is carried out in various fabrics. Those of chiffon are just uo\v very popular. Black chiffon is generally becoming and may be AA'onn Avith a skirt of almost any color. Tho Avaists are either plain or are "trimmed Avith ecru guipure insertion. When the insertion is used the, chiffon is arranged in perpendicular puffs Avith the insertion bands between them. :HOAV not, that since thc siege of Paris the taste of tho Parisian lias been attracted toAvurd such strange meats as horse and donkey flesh, and that tho price of horse meat per pound is considerably higher UOAV than beef or mutton. The flesh of mares is always eaten by toe Tartars, ailso by the South America us Indians, and 1 to a certain extent by their sucessors, the Gauchos. The latter-have a theory that horse flesh not only preserves but whitens tlio tooth. It is hard to imagine IIOAV iit can over be preferred to beef, for, bsldes its disagreeable color,, it has a peculiarly astringent taste. In the matter of Avhat Mrs. Buckland terms, "unappreciated trifles," our tasti* is more capricious. We eat eels, but cannot be induced to touch snakes; shrimps, but not spiders. Other people— Bushmen and NOAV (Caledonians—are said to enjoy spiders; and AVO have leard of a German—a scientific German, of course—Avho spreads them on his bread like butter; but thc taute is not a European one, any more itlien a taste for catej-pillars, 'cockchafers, ants and AvireAvorms, all of \vblch are eaten in different parts of the globe. On the subjot of strange foods tho author calls attention to tho curious results Avhich Is said to bo produced by the eating in South America of adried fish called "shockp." Tho face of the consumer sAvells as affected by the mumps. This, it is believed, is duo to the fish having been hung up to dry in tho moonlight. Men of science are sloAV to believe in lunar influence, but in this case it appeal's to be a well knoAvn fact, which seems deserving of investigation. Curiously enough, the present Avriter remembers a very similar effect, to have been produced by oa.ting a fish, not dried in tho moonlight, but left exposed to the moon's rays for some t.Avo hours Brazilians AA'ho explained to him the cause of the change In the fish, wore EARI/Y ;NE\VS. Paris, July 19.—M. QDe'veUo HIA French foreign minister, yesSay tete! graphed to M.. Pavie, French mmister m , 1Ban e k <*. the terms of S hat the minister resident fa to tae Siamese According to ttoe ultimatum, only iorty-eight hours are given for Siam SaiSf 0 flllSWer t0 th ° Fl>0ucb de The French ultimatum demands that the Siamese evumuite the left bank of the Mekong river. It also demands that guarantees be given by .the Siamese government tor the faithful performance of its treaty obligations, and ra-es per £SSe - b ° Paid £* Ule out Uie - - e y Q Siamese unon m ( in Possession the Lower Mekong river, and if concedes the demands now made upon her, the river Avill be mad" al most entirely French. It Avas but a short time agio that the river was ackuowledeg to be a con! "f A to tho influence in Auuaui. n ounftoin rai ige lies a long distance to the eastward of the Mekong river and Uio iu-ench claimed no jurisdioticn to the AA-ostwnrd of this range, liocoutly Franco claimrvi claimed the entire lo the Avoshvard of the moun- aiid noAV she demands ese evacuate the western banks, it ttioy do will place both banks of f ° r Ul ° gl>oater gl>oater possession of the of its French nc This would give France jurisdic over certain parts of the Laos states that are now tributary to Siam In its most northerly course the river separates the Sahn states, under BriT to the moon's rays for some T ^" „ ' Tom ' tho La °s states. If i's after its capture. The same *,,„ ,° f els Possession of the ten-ltory s Avho explained to him thnl_. los ' llor "eAvly-acquired nos- alAvays careful moonlight ithe to remove from tlio strips of charki or . ^ __ _ ....... ^ jerked moat, AVjliich Avere hung Tip all day to dry in the sun, xmder the con -viotlon that their exposure to the moon brought about a dangerous alteration in tho flesh. Mrs. Nettie Dennesen, wife of Capt. John Denn/eseu, Sr., of Green JJay, died suddenly at her home l|u that city. A MILUONAIEiE'S FAD. A Magnificent Organ for the Public to [Enjoy, Xewfiort Letter in Boston Transcript: Bleak House .is the name of a fine estate Avhich overlooks the entrance to the harbor and commands a charming vieiw of the Avaters leading to the Long Island sound. There is nothing about tlie house or the suwoundlngs suggestive of the doleful appearance or character of that London mansion Avhich supplied Dickens with a title for one of his most popular novels, though its isolation may have suggested the name for cottage nomenclature. But Bleak House is pointed out by fjhe drivers, who take you around Ocean avenue for $5 .the trip as one of the curiosities of -the place and worthy a few minutes' attention. The house, whtyh is decidedly commonplace cowawrotyto the dwellings owned here by other luUUonaJres, wasTweeted , . ,JjlgniMBU». prac- sossious Avill border on Avhat is Ucally British territory Tho reply of Foreign Minister Dovelle to the interpellation of M. Droyfi, ' tllO tfitLlm'hm 1 r\i* /trt*»,,-n__ . _ < ° f d0putlos the position of France in ss olspute with Siam is oonsid a the .1 ,-, ter stroke of policy. It llot only S e- mmnimous vote of confidence gOA^ernmeut but has evoked unanimous praise from the press T)T "Philtre rn,..^ ^, . "" •i^i. i xiiiip .1 on Kyck, who rllffl in Albany Saturday iu his 02d year was •mo of the knickerbockers ,n name and race, and o a largo degree in character.. He was descended from Conrad Ten I'vyck, who camo from Holland in 1500; was tho oldest graduate of Ham Uton coliQgo at tho time of his death and the oldest member of the Eoisco' • pal parish of St. Petei-p. When Joseph Henry, the great physicist, AVIIS at the Albany academy Dr. Ten Eyek Avas associated with him in those! expel Si ^±l tr i° lty «'Uichmade^rof. 1A the Avork institution! He succeeecled Henry i u m s professorship iu 1832, aud held it for 10 years. Herman Pisohe, an employe of the Delis , mill rt nau Claire, was struck to en en cheek terribly lacerated,

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