Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on April 29, 1897 · Page 5
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Sterling, Illinois
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Thursday, April 29, 1897
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. Sf!*'* Como. Cists Drip and brother, Joseph, of *f Msfft, were tfc* gasstg of Mi«s Eunice tttt£ Qnsalf Howard Sunday " Mws, Ita ShOO'tefi Atfd Soil/ who DAT© been ttesting in Sterling, re- tnrned home laat Wednesday, O, S. Patf idge came very near having a runaway Saturday afternoon. Oar poatoffice Is having s new coat of 2»aint put on, which improves Its ; AppearatioNa JfreryVxnxich'i.V;: ,'•;;:;>/;,v.n; Henry Olds, May Olds, Annie.^Wol/ v bar andiieE'twb'brothers, Chtisl..and Ik Abe,, of Hume, spent Sunday in Como, the guests of 'their parents. Mr. Beehler, of Sterling, called on %Jends here Tuesday. Mrs. W. Burr has been suffering from a sore thumb, caused by , running ' • the sewing machine needle through it * while sewing. .• i 1 Harry Patridge and Bert'Schick,'of Home, called on friends here* Sunday. P. V. Pollock,, of Sterling, was a - <Como visitor last week. E. C. Whitman and wife called; on Sterling friends Monday. Housecleanlng and gardening is the . -order of theday here. ;';:(;>;'' ; , The Como aick, we are happy to say, r *re rapidly'convalescing. \ The ladies of the H. H. Society met \ 4 -with Mrs. William Burr last Thursday. While there they received a very pleasant call from Rev. B. B. Schultze and Vife, o'f Sterling. April 27. El- ' ' if ' East Science Ridge. \t * The farmers in this vicinity are all through flowing pRts;a,nds-are|now pro- i parlng'theiiicorn lahd,)'^ A ' -.( , j Fremont Landis purchased an in- il^eubatflk fcon)^py^gleeJla_Jjgrda__ > f Fremont la going into the chicken bus- It inesfi. •-.-. ' - : '- :;-- •-'•, , • i ' The school was closed on Monday, as the teacher, Miss Treaeher,; attended the Odd Fellows reunion in Bock Falls.- Highway Commissioner Braur has "been working on the road with his large scraper during the last .few day. • Miss Mabel tpreaahery will soon b a tseen ridin^'to snd fromjher : Bch'pol:jon Jher^ne new. bicycle, which 'she. recently purchased. • ; •••'•'••= '•' •'•''.* \> Mr. and Mrs. Freemont Landis gave a dinner on Sunday to the following sguestas, Messrs, and Meedames Sam- Wei Martin, of W^dJiwni A^ B, Butt, '•of Prairievilie, ; and Levl Snavely. * A~photograph of the school was ta • 4en on Tuesday afternoon by Smith, •of Sterling, Isaac Bressler sold a herd of cattle fcf-y to Bell.ji Sterling bjrjrer, on^TjieBday. *"•' Jacob'Snavely "was •surprised on Sat* "• urday' afternoon by being' informed ihat tBere was aa or.der of 84.95 agatnuit l^jhim In Fernberg Bros.' clothing store $r in Sterling. On investigating the.mat " ter, he found that it was made but 'by a man who was seen in this vicinity • last Friday morning In search for He, haying found out Mr Snaveley'a name, went; into the store 4nd purchased goods andj'gave them sn order of the above amount forthem, aaying that Mr. .Snavely bwed ; him five dollars for labor on the farm. The 1 gentleman is a stranger to the people .of this community. -tfl *>&•' week. ' '..j<\.">..-...:,.:•.: ' T,be grass has been doing well for a h iew days'past. It is'not large ejabugti , to tnrn stock into; ' ''<:•••'.<<;.> -j ,'' Doo Deyo is quarrying considerable ' «tone'for Scholl. In the recetit examination 1 of the 'Ad• Tance Class ofthe Talbptt school, Han- j< »ah Hackett -won' the': highest grade in General History and. Maggie „ Ha.oket!, Jn,, i.atln,. and. physiology. Their grade's '; had'only a 'fractional difder^npe,, >Iarietta Zigler's work also ''ideserves commendation. The papers -"were very neatand-showed that good work, had been done. Bight litye i pupils recently, entered ;he school ae beginners. /' v ''). '•! f v Mr. Johnson will teach a class In €»uBtG during the, summer v ia East Jordan, •':,. •'•'•'; ' ' ; , ,' '. ., ,- '. " T.he Whlteslde County Convention «| !the W. a T. U. will be held in ; 'jprophetstown May 11 and 18,1897. The Jordan W. 0. t. U. will have'an evening meeting oh May 6, at .the real- lenc* of Nel$on Jacoba, ; A, large'at- endance is expected, James Pollock lost hia potatoes by freezing as did Mr. Woalsey, who lost 400 bushels. He means to have enough , for' bis own use this ,year as he will pat out fifty acres, ; j Jehn Williams will plant two; acres • «ud J, 0. Maxwell five acrea. X Bonder how many boards of director* lo this town have asked th'eir iftehers to. remain.' Unless there iBiethiQg" very obj ectioiyible, it is beat i irotam them. It you are not to keep pr preaeat teacher, select before the , {good ones art engage^ A »ehool In Ogle county looked -out f 0; their teacher several weeks ago and Will soon cloee the contract. i Jordfto > this week. iP 1 not h" report r«rrt^ for hnndrcd elfthty ?<*ts to examioe. The Whiteside graduating class is a large Institution. April 27. Gait. Arbor day Ss being obfeerf ed! in Gait today. Mr, and Mrs. Delos Olds visited one day last week with their sister, Mrs. i anil son, J6bi i went to Franklin drove last Saturday to tisit relatives and friends. They returned Monday; ' ;>! • , Miss-Margaret Willsoy. came home Saturday to spen'd Sund'ay with her parenta, , . ,;•• L. W. Pratt sheared and shipped a car load of wool last Tuesday. We notice many Improvements going on in bur tow. '%t the good work "' John J. Robinson acted as station agent last week during the absence of the age'tit, O.M.' Cook. • : James Feltus, of Kingsley, la,, is visiting relatives and friends here. \V;H. H..Stewatt took tea with -M^, and MrSJi H. Vahdenburg last^ttnday. Miss Topey Buyers will assist Mrs. Wilbur Heath, of Bound Grove, with her household duties this summer. ( Mrs. T. 0. Mbrgaridge called on f'riendc ia Gait Monday. Miss Lnlu Sowles spent Sunday with her parents. Mr. and i Mrs. Harry, Brown spent Sunday with Isaac Hoak and family. C. M. Cook, agent" 0. & N. W. By. moved his family to Gait last Friday. , A new time, card went into effect last Sunday;. Several important Changes are noticed. Miss Blanche ^Bowman came home dajj_wilk_het parents. . Mrs. Jerken and son, Henry, visited With Mrs. Robert, of Morrison, last ilpnday. ' • \\ {( i|- . • , Gait'a' athletic spbrtfl" purchased a pair of boxing gloves one day last week and "now some of their eyes are larger than they really ought to be." . John Robinson, who has' been-, home sick for some time, accepted a position as day operator at La Fox, ill,|-'tpday. Jjyndon The weather being fair, the farmers in our vicinity are hard at work in their.fields,-.!'. -.:. - ; \^... •.. \ The^large, grove across tho river here is a thing of beauty. Green,grass and flowers can be found Jeverywhe're in its midst. ;••'.-' John Bice, of Denrock, spent Sunday with his parents. .,> 'Leslie Wihget - and wife' were Sterling callers last Monday. r, presiding ;Elder.'. Clark, of Sterling, preached tb the Methodist congregation las,t Svmday evening... .- .;.. ; . • Mr.'Ybubgi of'New York State, a nephew of Del Sowles,' is visiting in Lyndon, . •: '• Perry Bice has hired oak to Frank Hodges, of Denrock. Claud itnifikern and John Manning were Prophetstown callers-last week. \ Allen Klmbal,' a brother to Mrs, Mrs. Henry Ulm, has hired out to Charles Hamilton, on the farm. , A dime social was given by the Mystic workers In the £own hall last Saturday night.. A large crowd was' present aad all seemed to enjoy themselves. A lunch was served, at 10 o'clock. Miss Ella McKerg,of Morrison, spent Sunday'with her parents. . Mr,s. Joha Bpberts is quite ill. For some time the people of Lyndon have been discussing the question concerning the hiring of teachers for our BchoQl, Last year George Farmentar was elected D.Ireetflf ;/he is in favor of reducing the wages of our teachers. The other Directors were for keeping the two lower room teachers at the previous wages, and.'hence, they were hired, -but the wagea- of a principal were reduced, i .This. : year Mr^ Pf»tt'e term expired, and ' Mr. Stralow was elected in his place., The maj ority of the board jajnow in favor of powering the wages, of* ibe teachers of the two lower rooms. One of the teachers, we hear; has agreed to etay, but the other, Mrs. Crowel, conceded to be one of the best -primary -teachers -In Whiteside county, refuses to stay for less than 840. A large percentage of the patrons have signed a petition to return, Mrs. Crowel.butthe Board has not acted yet, '•.•'' ' " : • Coleta. '!'•''' i :•. Jacob Howe has 1 . removed his-boot and shoe repair ehop into the' building formerly used as a meat market by Martin Frankfather. y •''; Miss Katie Fletcher sojourned ia the city of Morrison for .a few days last' week," ".' '••'.' ' '.•'-.', • -" • ": i J, C: JClogsbury and wife aaddapgh- ier, Olive.visltedat the home of George Ed8on,ia Amboy Saturday and Sunday. ; William J. Meaklna has purchased lumber'with which he wilt .have a dwelling house erected on the ' lot be- louglngtohi* mother-la-law, Mrs. J. Yeager. >< ' C. E. Colcord made a abort business trip to the berg last Saturday. Next Saturday alght at 8 v'cl.ock all woritars tlm mat- School ff,f |>,p »»j»^in«« « arrSRS(!njt fc«r the for holding tbs first R? ing of tha Townihlp Association. . | Surprise prevailed In town one day | last week, when It was learned that I Mrs, Lout had wed a gentleman by the i name of Mr. Newman. It in hoped that nothing but happiness can be the result of this union. ! ;> Martin Frankfather watches the thereinotaetef ft great deal closer^than any other mah in town. He is waiting for hot weather, when he will be called to duty la the <iity of Chicago to : assist;' in* the distribution of,copgealed; water. Boy Murray, of Malvern, visited at the home of Hatve Oonaway' Monday and Tuesday. The .grocery wagoas will be eenVout nom6reafter this Week.!'It has ,beea acceded by all the merchants of this place and .surrounding towns to_ do this, as they claim that from a monetary stand point, this is a failure. People are kept away from town, where were they to come tdtrade.they would see va' things [that would^ 'otherwise remain unsold.^ ;' ; i i Mrs. Kathrine Fenton, wlio has been so near the point,,of death for some time, with dropsy, has taken a turn for the betten It Is hoped that the lady will recover rapidly. , The program that has been BO carefully and well practiced and that was to have been rendered before 1 '! the Women's Board of Missions last Thursday night, was postponed on ^account of rain. Next Saturday night thli program will be given In the Radical U. B, church. MusfQ^lH form a greater part of the evetiing'si'entertain- meat. . ,.,...., i|f ,. . -.,, , Mr. and'.MrBjGiiAl.'QsJef Wd Frank '^B^ome'cWcbrd drove ond,ay toymsticate and visit friendlTTlK' 1 \: \\ Q ~. --Anew road grader is now being tried by our road commlsslonera . and will be purchased if it|prpves satisfactory, Miss Grace Bender has been engaged to act as trainer and rod wielder at the Hazel Green school for the next school year. : , Eraser's orchestra meet forpractice occasionally and intend to do so during all of the slimmer., They are fine now, but are improving all the time. They have been very ( generous In re spending to the • wishes of the people during the past winter. Mrs. Henry Steinhagen is very illh Her physician fears that -'she has the consumption. Alex Aaderson.of Jordan," is expected in town Thursday; to,,confer^.with the Y.P,,.S, C.E. of this place tn regard to the annual convention of that organization with the one at Jordan. April 30. . Malvern. We were treated to a hall storm There was no wind, else we*migHt~Tiave~had many broken windows T. A. Scribner spent last Saturday in Sterling.. iBuslness,.'. j .,..., , Mrs. John TV ells and Mrs. Murray went to Bound Grove last 'Wednesday to see Mrs. Leonard Wells, who is ill. i William Taylor arrived home Thursday night, after spending about three weeks in different points in Iowa. Mrs. Scribner found a hen's egg con taming three 'yolks the other day. It is something she has never' seen or heard of before, 1 ••' : ' _; ! .::' Homer Seribner, #hlle cutting a wll low for a flah pole the other day, cat a painful gash in his left hand. Mrs, McKay didn't come home with Mr; McKay, as'reported last week. She did not feel'sblfl'to stand- the Ion g, rough *ride. She will be here in a short'time.••- —• —- —.-.••.- •.-,-.• T. A. Scrlbner's sister, of Spokane, Wash.,arrived today to visit two or three months. It is thirteen year since abe went to the far West. .. James Taylor, of Chadwick, was oa Malvern streets today, He will be a guest of his brother tonight. Bev. Fouke, the Presiding Elder, will preach at the church tonight. The teachers aad the pupils are going to g,lve the school house a scabbing oat tomorrow. ' . : . '.'April 26. ;-__ . t ';, ,'; fillxod 'Weather to Jow». , !A Bpeclal.:to;the-J^inneanolig'Trib-. une from C^lmar says tha first thunder tto Beasott occurirfiid h<?re last night, .although there is about/ eight Inches of ;HHOW on the ground'. The thunder r'olled and lightning played quite like iti a Bummer storm..; Considerable rala fell, bat moat pi it troxa on falling and added a hard crust to iUs •now.'•'..'!\ •' - - ; -':-.' : '- '';";,{.-•:•<: ,---:.\:; Tlie Sight of Bird* . The organ of sight Is more highly developed In'birds than In any other animal. British naturalists declare that the kestral is possessed of 'such wonderful powers pf eight that it is able to see a mouse when it Is Itself at euch a height in the air that it fa invisible to the naked human eye. , A Qsmou'* Vouatlofi. The Queen of Portugal "perseveres 'in her medical vocation. She goes regularly to the dispensary for cuildrea that she f ouudad. On arriving she dons » Jiui'aa'a uniform and proceed* t(j work. T&e m&ptn&rs are tfee of St. Cathtriao of Stoa. -FJRR KKETCHKS mn OUS OLD SOLDIER READERS, In '—An f.tlS KfKv<> Whom C!r*n. B«wgfet Unit MefoTi* the of Rolrtlcrs. . HOB; , the.- .'.steed . -with silver : That bor* him t-V to tJi& fray, . he heard the sit flawalng-i' Miles away; , When he heard 'them' nor. Quick, i/br.!"'feU 18 1 ' They'Ve 'durprisea ami ; 'stormed the post, i >'i •!-1 •;.,•(.. • :-;.!ti i r f. They push,your routed.hpst-^ Gallop! retrieve the day. House the horse In ermine— ...--. . • For the foam-flake blew ' ' White through the red October; > He thundered Into view; Tttey cheered'hlm In the' looming."' ' Horseman and horse they knew. ., The, turn, of the tide began,, ... , The .rally of bugles ran, -. ' .1 He swung *hls hat In the van;-•; ..Tflie, electric hoof-spark flew, ,,. ......,, , Wreathe the steed 'and lead him— For the chargro he led . ,iiv; . , Touched and turned'the cypress Into 1 amaranths for the head ''••-' Of Philip, king of riders. ... Who raised them from the dead. The camp (at dawning lost),'' : ' , , By eve, recovered—forced, -, Bang wth laughter of the ho§| At belated Early fled. •• ' • • . 'shroud the horse In sable— For 1 the mounds they'heap! : ; iffhere la flrlng in-the Valley, : , " And yet np strife they keep; . . It IB the parting volley, ' , It IB the pathos deep. • . . * There is glory for the brave w Who lead; and nobly save,' ; '; But no.knowledge In the grav« ;. the. nameless followers sleep. Patriotism Ilatapant In a Female College. . Two'years ago the faciulty oi Vassar -College^ji. 1 th'at, for various' reaaohs, 'Washington's , b|r(hday should. .not be. given to the students as a holiday. In 1896, the, day fell upon,, the. last day of the week, aiid so seemed. Jike a 'holiday, in many respect's." But' this year brought it on Monday, and the young lady students of Vassar f61t it an' insult to their patriotism to be obliged to attend, classes, on a,. legal, national holiday. They resolved to. protest against this as a body. ' . About a quarter of an hour before breakfast 'that 'day a 'body of students assembled in the senior parlor, arid started In procession over the ! corrl- .d'ors,.' increasing In numbers .'as- they, marched. • "Atnerka" and- "Yankee Dooftie^" wer^'.^ung •with'a' : ''wlli. :; 'By the ,'tjine the ' pr^qcesBion' passed' qui" of the , front . entrance ^and ,. over , to / t' president's house there were .200 or 800 ' students '• in' > line. "' : They saluted President'' -Taylor's' ••" wlndo\ys : ' with ."Three Ch;eers"for ! the Reii;'Wblto aid Blue!" ' and hearty cheers; for ." George Washlng'toiu,,. \Then, : returftlng,' they entered the dining-room to the tune of "America/' jj^ulck^^ind ellentiJiands .had transformed the dining-room into a glory 'of "national colors. '• 'A', chalk line was'' "drawn' around : the' faculty table, and 'a screea of flags 'shut them away from the patriotic. ones who were Intent on celebration. The professors were greeted as they entered the class rooms with patriotic songs, and found their classes all' arrayed In Sunday best, some with 'hats 'and gloves on, as If Just ready to leave the college. More than : this, a 'poster -for 'every class was conspicuous -behind the desk. .The French poster announced: ''Qui entre Icl-lalsse Ie-patrlotlsm~deh6rs7.' The algebra, : poster, .was a c|ever computation of ..the re.sults of taking away patriotism from the faculty and adding It to ^h^ . Btudepts. . ". That c of the Greek Class informed, , the poUe'ge that ' the .Greeks loved f raedom and taught honor to those, who freed their country.' "Would thafour' teachers would do the same." ' The psychology poster traced the effect' on thfe mind caused by depriving the students of the 'holiday. In the morning mall each member Of the faculty received a i notice: "A revised edition of 'Shakespeare's tragedy —'George Washlngtoo.': " wjta extracts to illustrate the, .situatipn, The .bulletin board on the main corridor, ^fu? covered with, .notices. Thoso who stopped to read found a notice from'every club in the college: "There will be no meeting of the students' association today," "Federal councils 'will hold no meeting today," "The Wake • . Robin .^ub will not me«t today." ; ..An,d. in striking contrast .was an unsigned notice. "The faculty will meet as usual today." In the , evening there was a Colonial 'ball given in the gymnasium, and the whole senior class went as George WMhingtpns, wlth-labela to insure identification, -4 j j ," ,YT»» Bhelby'i Faithful Slave. • i Kansas City iStart A darkey with bent form and wrinVled face that hpre traces of aye and sorrow stood on Minnesota avenue in front of the office of the Star in Kansas City, Kan., early yesterday morning, P*or a long time he watched the newsboys enter the building and then run out again with their papers under their arms. Finally he went into the office and asked for "a paper containing General Sbelbyfs plo- ture. A smile lighted up his faco as he took the paper in his trembling hands. Thea he leaned against the •wall and gazed steadfastly at the picture on the front page for ten min- utea. "Did you kw>w General Skelby?" of the oflloe mea sskea of him. I know Wait" tli» old TTio old M!!l*r, H«» vtfti tho fftfthful rttre was "with Shelby through the •sraf and took cars of the general'B horses. He is no* 58 years' old and lives at the comwr of Tenth street ftwd Wachlngtoa avenue Jn Kansas City, Kan. fie earii» a living fey defircrlng: groceries • for Hebry Horstman, a grocer; < Miller , told a reporter that fee ; was born in Madison county, Kentucky, in 1838, , About ten. .years, before the war ' broke put he was brought to lon,'Mol, .With a number of slay'e.4 who were to be sold On the .bldck^ On the day of the pale, Miller ' says, 1 Genetal' Shelby; came along and purchased him' at 'private sale. • . • ;•;:!!, ,* "He paid $1,000. for me, and he was the ibest marstahil eberjhad.',' ... ,., , , 'The old darkey said he was taken to Shelby's farm,'" r whe're he was ' given charge of the gener^rs stables'. ' Wheri the war broke out General Shelby took Miller with him -and ha was a faithful slave during, all the- long siege of civil strife.; After it waa over he was given bin freedom.. . , , , ' "$ The old Qarkey's sorrow , over the death of 'his Ideal sbidUr and master Is .pathetic to witness. " ' ' Gen. Cuoter'i Hone. ' Almost every day newspaper read" erri see a .paragraph telling how. the government takes care o'f old Comanche, Ouster's 'horse, the Only eurvlvbr of;the Ouster massacre, says the Detroit Free Press. The paragranh: always tells how -by special orders ot the .military, authorities,Comancho is pr6vided Tvlth a comforteble akli, flt- te4 up especially for him, out in l)a- kota. No one, so the story goes, is allowed to ride him, and he is not permitted to do any-Work whatever. '•'• '^' • Then, as one writer pu£ it feeliagly a <ew days ago: "Riddled with bullets and scarred >by saber wounds, his body ^ej^a^loquen^y_4jjUialiierJioualduty_ once performed in hid twenty-two years of sarvlco under the government. He will go.down to history holding .about as proud a place as that accord' ed'to the gallant black charger that once carried Gen. Sheridan, to the Held in'time to save the battle, twenty miles away." Once all this might have been said with every Indication of truth. The'paragraph,' however, -with various additions and changes, has made the grand rounds Just as regur larly as the good old sea-serpent story. 91111 there must 'be an end to all ^hlngs, anjl the Cpmanche paragraph ought to ]je ended alter this letter: "I mall you today picture of Comanche as he' appeared in-life. ; We do not poesesa any photograph of him ^s ho appeared in i .his stall. He died from old age at Fort; Riieyi' 3Cas,.,,'Noy.,7, 1891, .and.wa.8^31 ' years old. He be. longed .to the Seventh regiment of United States cavalry, • and was cared ' for with '• great tenderness 'by'the regiment.- Upon his dejvth he was skinned and mounted by Prof., Dyche' of this university, : and, placed In pur musqum. ., , _''.-_ . ^.-..;.,.."F...H..SNOW,,,'.L ~~''Chah'ceiib7r University pf, Kansas. . Thus it will.te seen that, according to .the newspapers, Comanche, though dead, ;Btlll llveth.'• Perhaps- it'Is bg- cause the man -who writes the paragraph has not yet. learned to distln- 'guish between a etuffed and a live, animal. , ,, ( Blurrlaco for Soldier*. The post commander at Fort Assin- •iboin, Mont., recently reprimanded Post Chaplain Bateman because the latter had officiated at the marriage of -a—nou-commissioned-—officer-—'and ~ a young woman at'the post, says the New York World, The .whole affair was stigmatized., "unauthorized . and Improper," but the' chaplain dldn;t think so, and promptly appealed.' .He held that ho authority was, known' to 'exist which can grant or deny permission to enlisted; men to get married and that, his authority to perform the marriage ceremony is In .no-way, de- rlYed, from the military,establlshmept. The post 'commander held 'that no inarried men were wanted in the'^er- vice and special authority was not pn[ly required to re-enlist a : married 'iron bu-t also to; marry one. General '.' , l -.ol;o, coramamling the department '' ." /Jr.kota, through,, whose hands• the : i i.u's passod, ; pronounced Chaplain ' t .cir.tin's act'-"iiurfuctiy lawful and ;. ri'per," b'ut favored aria 6'. ruin''being ;:.!opto.l v/Uieh might-prevent enlisted .:.en fi'cm m'arryliix.'whUe. In' the ''service, •'.-.. Maj.-Gent Miles-'comments aa follows upon the points'at Issue: "The course of Chaplain Bateman , appears fiilly warranted by law and regulations. While the objection to soldiers marrying is well recognized It is not prohibited by law^or regulations, and the military authorities are iiot, therefore, warranted in intervening. As neither the soldier nor his .wife are entitled to claim or privilege from tb.e government during 1 his service on account of marriage, under proper administration,' no detriment to'the service need result" The : major-general rc- majks further that "the evil consequences likely tp r,eault from prohibiting the marriage of soldiers would no doutbt far e?eeet} those existing under present conditions.", A Straight Tip. The Heiress—Yea, when I don't wish to accept certain iaea'8 attentions, and tiey ask me where I live, I say in the sub.urba, Mr. SelfsurV-<Ha, ^%* ^n er.celleat piau. (After a pauae.) ' But do you live, Mlsa Brownlowt H*ir6ft»—f a the ftuburl«,—Mew npbn ln« fttrttan of the heart, BJIVS Clerslftn<! PIsin Dealer, .--"Tbs ,he ; saya, "Is ths nsftpwt kno-?m to .jaaa to. .th«,t : dwsira of science, perpetual motion. Tjte ^M«s» wHosa pnlso beats with full ftnd »or- jnaa! stroke has the. best chaaos for a long life. Hereditary fluwHtS next intoportaiice; and if 'the ere short-lived a iferto* -Jim * lot*. warning of his oim ; tetot,'h- f Per, tb»", consolation of thosfe, -whose ,f Athens of indthers may have died young, it should oe'said that mariy auihort ties niiuiataja' that hereditary tendencies 'cottte; M a great extent, from : the grandparents, .- ; and- even ' from ; previoua ancestors, «fr ,that, if there has been a good averftf^ of long life .In p.ast generations, the , fact of early death In the. cape of father or ; mother need noVbfl'of £eribus cou* 1 sequence. One of the most interest^ Ing opinions. that I obtained in regard to i the chances of long life came frotui , I^icqla Tesla, the, inventor aad elee*. triciaii, who thinks ttat Bleep has mucli to do wltlh the matter. ' "A man naai been given' a certain term of . llf e," I'said Mr. TeslEl, "BO many hours to J«ts8 oft this earth— I mean hPurs -when ha IB alive, awake;, I do not count the houm when he is sleeping; I, do no^helleTa^ they are, strictly speaking, included Ici his term of life. When a man really, lives ha la' dying hour by hour, b$t ' when Tie sleeps he is accumulating vital. forces, which will make, him go on living. In other wprda, in' meaflurlrig out our dole of hours to each one 'of us, Hie great timekeeper stops h,ls count wliitj?' ' .•we, are Bleeping. Therefore,; the longer • & man sleeps the longeche will remalft on earth. "Nearly, all long-lived people hays been .great sleepers^ /^hen Dd Lesseps was on tto ocean he would. ' Bleep twenty hours ; on a stretch. • Glad- atone is a great Bleeper^ ond-avera|ree" twelve hours a day.';' I can believe that eeh. hours a day migJit llye 200 ^. This idea eoenis a little fantastic, but it 'should be said .that so -great an^au- 4 , thbriiy as Prof. F. W. Warner.'ln a £e-" cent lecture on "Biometry, or SclencV of .Measuring Life,*' includes abundant ' Bleep among . the four . essentials : to , a long life, .which . are: (1) To ; be ,de^, Bcended, at least by one side, front longllved parents; (2) to be of a caltn, contented and cheerful disposition; (8)» to; have a symmetrical form, i. e.', a full chest, well-formed joints and 'limbs, with a neck and, head large -rather than , small in proportion t to u the fize of the body; (4) to be a long aid sound sleep- eri The professor went on to sbxnr that women are longer lly& than men, l and that married, women -live longer* •' than single women; 'The 'statistics ahofr • that fe^rnunSi attain, old, age., .and that. monks also; die, on the. average earllfi^ than men, who marry. . .','".. " t ' ' - " "The primary conditions of lon^- evity are," said Prof. Warner, "that the heart, lungs add digestive organs, aa well as the brUin, should' 'be large/' 3 • these organs are large, the trunk wiU " be long and .the.jimba .com Bhortr ":'The~pe"rso5~Tirill appear tall sitting and short in.', standing." THe hand will have a long and Boinewhat ' heavy palm and short pngers. Tlia ' ' brain will be' deeply seated^ *a showipi- by the orlflce of the ear being low. The blue or brown hazel eye, aa showing an Intermission of temperament, is ,a fflr vorable indication. The nostrils l>e«" ing large, open and free Indicates large lungs. A pinched and half-closed nostril indicates small or weak lungs.'' • Another Office.. . An apt .and witty retort -woe that , made to the colonel of a regiment 'tin one occasion by an old Quaker aunt, tb whom he w\s complaining. :• He was an * unpopular officer, filled with a senge of "" his own importance, and: most' over- be,aring in his manner to the inferior pacers, -who disliked him heartily in return, and In consequence shirked their duties whenever opportunity of. fered. "I have a -most unsatisfactory set of men under me," complained the young man, standing Before the little • old Quaker lady in a pompous attitude, "i, am practically 'forced to do all the " work which should tre done by theka a ' great part of the. tinted- 1 am my own.; , major, my own lieutenant, my, own ep- ,- Blgn,,my own sergeant." , He' sfppped and frowned down ' upon' hi? listener, thee is' thine own trumpeter,, also, *' , I fear," .said the old lady, with " x a twinkle in her; eye. 1 ,,:•'; i ' . ' Mra. Gould's Nursery. ' > . il The most .completely equippei'l nur- 'eery in this country, if not in the wpfld, is: that la Mrs. Gould's home at lake- " wood. "Nurseries/' cadre properly, lor there are three; with a baby to each; the two older children,: Kingdom and : Jay, having arrived at the .maturejiKfls of U "and 8, graduated froia" the~aiur» sery .'proper at the .adyerit of the laat young Gould, a year'ago or thereabouts. The latest arrival Is named George,, for 'his father, an4 his ia' aur- - sery aumber thr«e, numbere ojjs aad, •; two being occupied respectively by ,. Mistresses Marjory aad Helen.-*~BMl~ adfelphia Enquirer* l . « • ' - '.'''•• Corrsctod. ' JJra, Gmy-rlt'B ppaitiyely dtegmoefen, Black has begun courting again befotJ hta 'dea4 wife is hardly cold. Mr, <jmy --My dear, I think you wrong Black. I, happen to know that his wife wtm £*>&- \ mated.—Minaeapolia Tlmsa.

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