Hutchinson News, April 11, 1890

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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - April 11, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas �"7**�w"'�*w�&�iiiK^l'.,.i,f.w^.ii; AUTCEIN80N DAILY NEW8f FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 11,1�90. WHEN THE HEAVENS FELL WEIRD TALE-OF 1 HE CANNON BALL RIVP.R IN-DAKOTA. Tim rinal Klattle'fietweeu. tha Bloux aod Cnm*-While It at IU Height the Sky Suddenly Fbm*ed Forth* a l&dwer of Molt** Ktoti*....... - The nhO'.V1 fcnd bottom of the Cannon Ball river are tbfckly studded with Itonw o( all sites and weights. But this is hardly anything extraordinary, the reader will argue, as there are many stream* lined with, rocks and pebbles. However,' these, stones of th� Cannon Ball river are far difformit from tbom of IU other watery ulsters, twlnn; perfect spheres, each and every one of thena- just as round and smooth as veritable cannon balls, .from the diminutive pnbble to the large, ungainly bowlder.: . This deeply Interesting little stream-the Cannon Ball river-1b but a few hours' ride from Bismarck, on the opposite shore of the Missouri, near the famous Standing Rock Indian agency. Many rent osseB-�ion of the round rocks to grace their flower gardens, beautifying their pvks, and for other ornamental purposes. They make ver/ handsome ornameiita and no ono visits the river unless bringing a memento or rello in the shape of a cannon ball stone. If any faith be placed In Indian legends I can potwibly explain the mystery of the round stones by relating an anoiant legend of the Kioux. tribe, which at even this late day they tire fond of, tolling their brethren in tuo dead calm of winter evenings as thi�y nit In the circle of a cheering brush fire pasting nrmind the conventional friendly pipo. TIM HIOOX BLOODTH1HSTV Y0&8. Forty years ago the jiala face w.ib unknown in this region, and the groat, poworful n tit ion of the Sioux reigned HUpremo in their vast potaessionfl, littlo dreaming that the day of the whlto man was near at hand to usurp their power and landn. _ The Sioux wero incessantly warring tb�ir old time bloodthirsty foos, tho Crows, whose numbers were overwhelming co'upared to the Sioux forces. The dread news of tbu Crows coming en masse was received one day, and almost immediately the Sioux stronghold was thrown into utter confusion and disorder. They felt in their hearts that this would be the decisive struggle, and that one of the two tribes would be exterminated from tho face of the earth. The Sioux knew full well that they were iio match for. their crafty enTUes, but to fall into their clutch^ meant �i>rso than ordinary death. The horror owrful army. Some of our once trust**! und faithful warriors ore among them. They hovo proven themselves traitors to the blood that binds them to the Sioux. They have Iwtrayed us and we are doomed to die an ignominious death. The Crows will swoop down ti[Km our devoted children and destroy everytiilng in reach. Death and destruction mark their path, They are now but a short distance from Us and taxing their ponies to their utmost speed. We must flea for our lives. Kill yourselves rather than fall olive into their power. You know the result. Red Dog has spoken. Mind his words." lied Dog's prophetic words enveloped the assemblage in somber gloom. Tho braves held a sharp consultation, and a hadty flight from the camping grounds was .teemed meet and timely. The Indians lost no time in packing up all belongings, such as wero ubuulutely necessary, and tho balance- were placed in a heap and a flro sot to it that the revengeful Crows would gain no plunder. The fleeing Sioux reached the shore of t\m Cannon Ball river when the advance guard of tho Crows was discovered on a hilltop not half a mile distant. Further flight was out of tho question, nnd the chiefs ordered a halt for fu rther consultation, at which it was determined to fight tho foo to tho bitter end. Tire OARNON BALL SHOWKIl. The Crows were rapidly approaching, and their exultant howls rang like a death knell to the Sioux. The, savage horde increased and multiplied until there seemed to be no limit, and, shouting tho ominous Crow war song, they dashed pell moll among tho statu . peded Sioux. Then tho hottest contested battJo in thahiBtorv uf Indian wurfnro raged. Tho devoted littlo band of Sioux warriors miraculously held its own for a short while. Surrender meant death in some horrible form, and tho Sioux grimly resolved to fight while a breath of life yet remained hi theii bodies. Their forces wero now slowly givinj way, Soon they would have to succumb. In another minute the entire tribe would be annihilated, lied Dog, tho calm, fearless -medicine man, was almut to give tho signal for every brave, to klUJiimwtlf, when suddenly, without, a tnomont'h warning, a most ex trnordlnary friak of nature hapi>ened. Tho heavens assumed a dull, leaden hue, nnda few drops of rain struggled down. Both antagonistic tribes were effectually rooted to tho ground in terror and amazed as they all gated at toe strange, unaccountable behavior of the elements What could it mean! Day,was instantly turned into a night as dark as ink. The. warriors forgot all about continuing the battle, and prostrated themselves upon the earth, beseeching the Great Spirit to spare their lives.- Boon conntlcia numbers1 of rQunt),^eighty substances began falling; upon the heads of. tho Crows, The Groat Spirit Wait raining cannon balls upon them wltt a-vengeance,;�- The vl vid flashes of Ught-i nine Add the roar of thunder made the spee-tacJe. tb#,,naofe awc inspiring. The Crows were'mercilessly pelted. After regaiuiug their sennet they fled terror stricken from "the evil spot, and when the sun smiled once more upon tho awful scene it revealed many dead on the ground. Not a single member of tho Bioux tribfc was even scathed by the Tallin, stones. Prom that memorable day to this the Sioux have remained unmolested by the Crows, who firmly believe that ibe Biuux are possessed of supernatural jKmers uud run command the ustiatanco of the Great Hpirit at will. Whether the legend is u dread reality of some terrible hapjHmiug of bygone days or a flimsy fabrication remains yet to bu unraveled, but tho thousand* and thuii^mls of cannon ball stones scattered upon the shores of the ghostly rivulet are tmrely silent though ubundant evidence of an event not chronicled in the put;at of history. The Cunnon-baH river flows on today silently aud majestically, unfolding to none but the winds its they conceal Hie tissue of rho Threads and give tho entire web the appearance of felt*; or, to use a familiar comparison, a piece of cloth mada of line wool and well wrought and finished chowld exhibit no more indication ot the loom than a ohett of �oven paper does of the apparatus employed in it* fabrication. Dealers judge of its quality by an expedient which is more ivutily understood by observation than dosoripUpn. [ A portion of the cloth is taken up loosely with both hands; a fold of It belutf then prewwi strongly between the thumb ana foraflugcr of one hancr ot ThneK He won his first raco on Lacewosd, a rank outsider, In a three-quarter mile dash. In 1�$3 he w*4i with Jam**" G. K**ne, the owner of Fuxha}], winner' of the English Deriry During' the next ilir�� years Marty laid off, ts&ing only occasional mount*'. In 1687 \-o was severely injured while riding Glf a Almond at Guttenburg. It was a mouth before he was able lo leave the hospital, r, B�r-g�i rode at "Vonkom during tb� summer Oh *S8, and thoro It was that hie� first nttrnctfd special att*i>tloo, Hc won' nearly every race Id which i.� rode, and so great was bis following that it n horse was 20 to 1 in the books, and Bergwn ^as put bn hitnj the horn Instantly became ft hot favorite. In ldtffi'he signed to ride for Capt. Sam Brown and was fairly successful. Ho brought Reporter under the string first in the Second Special stakes for B-year-oldR at feheeps-bead Bay, beating Tenny, Los Angvles and other flyers. At "Wtwtchoatorho won the trial stakes with Buddhist, a distance of a mile and a quarter, Tho time was 2.10V. which lftthefastest ' {tine on that course. 7b'the fall of '69, wlien the track at KHaabsth was oy>*ncd, ha did a good deal of riding MxntY BKnoK-f. for thfiDwyera. He landed them thirty-three'tvlnnara, and was placed in nearly all of the other races. AtGuttenburg hlssuccflffws have been phenomenal. To ride three winners aday was a very common thing for him. On tho big flowers, tnut is indeed horrible. But these ) tracks last season Bergen won sixty-three constant shocks have produced iu mo at least J rac/j�. Since then, up to Jan. I, 1890, he has A METAL EATING PLANT. ONE OF THE STANLEY EXPEDITION MAKES THE DISCOVERY. a specie** of indifference to them. No matter what is pushing around me. 1 taki* no notice now. I put my hend out of' the door only to go to the studio. For a month past I have heard nothing but worth? of commendation, with the exception of one occasion, a'fortnight ago. This morning I wan t cf the most wonderful things in the laud of the Celestials, Tho owner* of the boat* were big hatted Chinamen iu blue gowns and wide pantaloons, which flapped against-their bare legs m they moved about watching their flocks. These Anck herders row or scull the boats along the .'ow banks of the rivers and creeks and stop from time to time to*)et the ducks crawl out upon the marshy lands, where they are expected to get th?�r liviug by digging in the mud with their bills for worms and snails. It is "root duck or die," a�d the duck roots to such an extent that he fattens very fast. These feeder* have such a control that the lucks w-iJl come back on the boat the moment hey are culled. They come with a rush, too, nnd I noted that the bird last on board always got a sharp slap from the bamboo rod of tho herder. Wheu tho ducks aro fat they are sold to tho salting establishments or are peddled out to tho markotmen.-Prank Carpenter in Agriculturist Cologne L�riinknvd9, "Did you notice that woman who just ent outf asked tho clerk in a Washington, street drug stare. "Yes," wa-s the reply, "and a very pretty woman�he was, tqp." "Well, that woman in a cologuo drunkard, and one of the worst of them, too. She buys from one to two dozen of those long, slim liottles of 4,711 cologne every week, and she takes It entirely herself." 'How does she take it?'1 'As a rule, on lumps of su^ax; at least I sttpi>osc she does, for that is the usual custom, of cologne takers. They saturate a number of lumps of sugar with the fluid and carry them about with them. When (as is the case with a whisky drunkard) lhey feel as if they needed a drink, they will take one or two lumps of $U�ur, and, letting it dissolve in the mouth, they will get a sort of an imitation of perfumed whisky and sugar and water. You know, of eoui^e, that the base of the cologne is alcohol, and for most people alcohol is altogether too strong to bo taken raw, and this is one of the reasons why the sugar is used.1'- Boston Globe. -Aon 147, a record which isurpasses that of any other jockey excepting that of Qbslby Barnes. Warty has a beautiful seat iji the saddle, greatly resembling Isaac Murphy**, Bergen hail many offers for his services next season, the Dwyers, D. D. Withers. Capt. Sam Brown and others being very anxious to secure him. He signed with Fred Walbaum, receiving *7,000 Lor the year, �100 for stake winnings, for winning momit-s and $10 for all others, ben idea having, the privilege of riding for other owners when Walbaum has no horse entered, Bergen makes Pordham, Westchester county, N. Y., his home, and can always l*e found there when not at the tracks. Mrs. Langtry'a Latent SucceM. Tho Jersey Lfly is said to have made a very considerable success In London as Rosalind, iu Shakespeare^ Wonderful comedy "As You Like It" A series of misfortunes preceded her production of the piece. Many petty annoyances were followed by an attack of bron- HUB. lawotrv AS ROSALIND. chitis, which delayed the opening for some time; but now that things aro well under way, her troubles Beem to have ceased. The accompanying portrait is from a sketch by a Pail Mall Budget artist mode in the actress* dressing room at the St. James1 theater during one of the rehearsal wuite. The Original "Grand Old Man." 'The Grand Old Man" is a phrase that is popularly supposed to belong to Hr. W. E. Gladstone, und to have been invented especially to distinguish him. This is not the case. In a speech "f owd Vicar" of Leeds, the lut� Dr. Hook, made at Manchester a'.'out thirty years ago, tho reverend gentleman used the phrase in referenco to the composer Handel, llo was addressing a working class gathering ut a popular concert, and hero is the Htnteiice iu which tho phrase occurred; '\l dare not allude* to tho sacred oratorio, The Messiahas merely an entertainment and an amusement, for I remember that when tho oruturio was tlrst produced in Lou-dou, uud Handel was congratulated on hav ing 'entertained1 the town for a whole week the grand old man, in his usual outspoken manner, said; 'I did not wish to eutertaiu tlmlown; I wished to do it good.'" There you have at once an interesting anecdote and tho precursor of the most famous sobriquet of modern times.-Notes and Queried. A German View. , "A Much Insulted British Plum Pudding" writes as follows to Tho London. Times: "Per-, baps your readers may be . Interested at well .as. amuse* at the, information which Tha Kreuz. JZeitung. offers to ita, patrons concerning English Christmas puddings. The ex* tract, of which the following Is a translation, is taken from.au arjiole qn.EngUsJt Christmas customs, reprinted from The Kreuz Zettung by Tho Petersburger Zeltung of Jan. 6Y'The ingredient* of this famous national dkh con* sLsts of dough, beer in the course of fermentation, milk, brandy, whiaky and giu in equal part*; bread, citrouuue, small and large raisins iu profundi. The, mass must be stirred by the whole family for at least throe days, aud then hung up in a linen bag for six weeks in order to thoroughly ferment.' The cost of this delicacy, odds the well instructed writer, 'is about tweuty shillings for four persons.' Live and learn." ___�_ JOCKEY MARTY BERGEN. J_��ftT Marr. Charles Marr, better known as Lefty Marr, who was signed receutly by the Cincinnati club, Is a native of the Queen City. He began his professional career with the Evansrille (Ind.) team in 1884, and made a very good allowing. Tt.o next season he opeued in the Chicago league team, but, after a brief engagement, asked for and ob-tuined his release. He finished the season with the Nashville club or the Southern league. Throughout the entire season of Ivai he played wiIh the Xusiivillf-s, and after leaving them CHARLIES UAIUU Mguod with the Syracuse Hi'jirs. He was with the Twinkler* during the seasons of ISS7 and IbSS. At tho close of the b.tter Reason bis release was scoured by the Columbus club. He played with the Capital City team all of the nettKJU of lS8y, and his line work did much to help that team make its great first yenr's record. His release was purchased by the Cincinnati club at a cost of $2,000. Muxr Is on able all around player. He can fill either an infield or outfield position and In a pinch can go behind the bat. He is a terrific hitter aud a good base runner. Fire WIS! Vit Con tame It-Good for Fenee*. Africa Add* a Phenomenon to tho Vcff-Vtahi� World Which Will �� cf Oreat Commercial Value. Professor Scholwisch, the well knowu naturalist of Bavaxin, while traveling with the Stanley exjieditiou ih,' the heart of Africa for the piirpotJo of studying thfe flora and fauna of the dark continent, wax the first v bite man to discover this strange plant One day white resting at a sm-dl village near the foot of Mount MUosls, In tho Umbo-po region, Professor ScbelwWch uuttced a plant with a peculiar steel colored foliage, and on examination it was found tbet the shrub,' although growing like other plants from the soil, was practically composed of Iron. The leaven, though very thin, wero bent with great difficulty, and tho twigs and! branches resisted pressure with a force about t�4';itU to the same amount ot iron, and to secure a leaf it was fvund to be ueoewary to separate It from the bush vith a file. While Professor Schelwisch was digging at the base of this plant for the pnrposu of mak* ing on examination of its roots, the natives crowded around him iu great numbers, gesticulating iu a menacing mrfnner." The professor desisted from his work and the Interpreter was. seut for. H) explained that this was a holy tree and woTnitiped by the natives in their fetich religion as * Qod plant, and that to dig one up would bring ruin and desolation upon the whole vlltage and surrounding country. Professor Scbelwhich offered to buy the plant, arid, taking out a handful of copper coins, gave^hem to the savages, who gladly accepted th� money and distributed it among themselves. The professor then returned to the wor): of digging up the uniquo plant, but had not made any great progress when the natives again set upon him. Through the interpreter tho professor informed them that he had legally bought the plant and intended to remove It As soon as this message was made known to the st vages every one who had received a coin came and dropped tt in the bolo at the base of the shrub. Professor Schelwisch allowed the coins to remain in tho hole and walked away toward the mountain to hunt another specimen. ITS 8TBASOB I'ROrERTira DISCOVERED, Next day, us tho party were preparing to continue the march, the professor was curious to know if the coins had remained undisturbed during tho night by the superstitious natives, abd on approaching the metal plunt was astonished to find it had changed its color completely. .Instead of being a beautll'ul steel color, the stem, leaves and what was exposed of the roots presented the appearoiice of nowly ooiued copper coins and glittered in the morning sunlight like polished geld. Upon examination it was ascertained tfiat during the night the strange plant had absorbed nearly all the copper coinvwltb �hu result of completely changing ita color. What was left of the coins in the holfa showed that they were more than half eaten away or absorbed by the roots of the metal plant Not only was the color changed, but the textr ure of the plant had undergone a similar transformation. It was found that the thin ivy shaped leaves were now easily bent around tho fln^rs, would retain any shape given them and could be readily cut with an ordi:-*ry pair of tciss-ors. Proi'vssor Schelwisch succeeded in surreptitiously secunug several branches of this wonderful meial eating plant, and was also successful in obtaining a good photograph of it. No further trace of the existence of the metal plant was found until the expedition reached the Vniamesi country, when at the base of tho Nkomabakosi mountains a perfect forest of this curious plant was found. This being an uninhabited region no difficulty was encountered in securing specimens to take bock to England. FlltC DOES SOT APFEOT IT. While iu this locality ample opportunity was afforded the members of the expedition to mako an exhaustive study of the habits aud peculiarities of this most remarkable of all species of the vegetable kingdom. By a series of carefully conducted experiments it was found that this plant would feed on auy kiud of metal placed ut its roots and In a few days take on the characteristics of that metal, aud In the cose of tho softer metals t.fteu but a few hours were required to effect a complete metamorphosis of its fiber and color. Being curious to know how fire would affect a growing plant of this species, pre])a-mtions were made for the test. Large quantities of seasoi.-.'d wood were procured and piled iu a long ro^ covering about thirty of the metal plants and a fire kindled at the windward end. Stanley and hi* entire party watched the ex|*irimeut, and had the satin-faction of u.nionstrating that, beyond tho blacKtmiiig of the foliago by smoke, the In-U-w.i- heat to which the metal plant had been snbj..�ted had done no harm to tho plant it> I ="lf. At the ''xm'ration of a week it was found that the ruin had removed nearly all traces of the tii and the plants wero apparently us healthy as uver. Tho roots present peculiarities not found in other plants. Tiiey brunch out from the trunk on all shies like a vino aud are usually from six to eight inches beneath the surface of the soil. Regularly at every seven or eight inches tho root branches and at tills juncture grows a peculiar pair of round, slightly concaved discs, hinged together liko the shells of a clam at the point of juncture with the root. These discs leave their convex sides outward and usually remain above half open until they encounter metal or metal ore, wheu they gradually close, around it and a process pre|udjcos alTJia government kTtcnWs, A* It Is, force had to be used to bring them into the kitchens aid this is not ahray? Ki,incen& ing bim to the kitchen, vre shall hear no more of the 90 termed caste objections on the part of tho Bouris, Panoa, Dandaais, and so on."- New York Times. Don't forget it. Wiiraho sell Furniture cheaper than ever. Don't ^ buy until yoVget my prices is all 1 ask. Have moved to 319 North Main street. J. iECWGr. rocket I Am pa for Travel Int. While riding in a railroad car trying to read a newspaper by tho uncertain light of the lamp which wes suspended at a tantalising distance from my eyes, aayn Taverner In The Boston Post, a friend who sat next to mo said: "Taverner, old fellow, don't spoil those critical optics of yours by :jsing that wretched apology for a lamp, bit^ suit yourself with thisi" Ho whipped a b'ttle tube out of his pocket which he fastened to my button-hole, and before t could see what he was driving at, a bright light illuminated the newspaper which had buo blurrtrd by tha devious rays from therailroad lamp, "That's. electricity,1' added my friend, with seemingly superfluous frankness, and he then went on to sho',7 how the apparatus worked. It had a storage battery for the motive power aud a reflector to concentrate the light, and the entire weight of the lamp was only one and a half pouuds. I found the electric light somewhat glaring at first, the reflection from the newspaper dazzling my eyes, and the shadows cast giving a sort of dark lantern gloom to outlying objects. But this effect soon wore off, and by adjusting the paper to tho ligjit it was easy for me to rend without experiencing any inconvenience. tjM of Chloroform. A commission of experts of the highest standing, employed by the nixam of Hyderabad to investigate the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic, has just made a report, In which It declares that the danger from the chloroform is not to the heart, as is generally supposed, but to the lungs. It says: "However concentrated the chloroform may be, ft never causes sudden death from stoppage of the heart Chloroform has no power of Increasing the tendency to either shock or syncope during operations. The truth about the fatty heart seems to be that chloroform per bo in no way endangers such a heart, but, on the contrary, by lowering the blood pressure, lessens the work that tho heart has to perform, which is a positive advantage," The practical conclusions of the commi.'slon are that the safe administration of chloroform depends on careful attention to the respiration. Care must bo taken that it is not interfered with, and if by any accident it stops artificial respiration must be instantly begun. Rules on this subject are given, by constant attention to which the commission asserts that chloroform can be given with perfect ease and absolute safety. -New York Sun. Has been aold out. We have bought that elegant stock of Boots and Shoes, at d costs us ,80o, on |1. There ib $15,000 worth of the best makes, of Shoes in - the United ^tate , and every dollar's worth of fchein Mllbe, sold, for just t their former price within the next, ,60 aayu. Come and buy good Shoes cheap while you ^Ejjjgjj^q. Palace Shoe Store.- Color for Preserved Peas. At the Liverpool police court lately, Mr. Kirkland Mole, fruiterer, 21 Tithehran street, was summoned for selling a bottle of green peas in which there were three grains of sulphate of copper. Dr. Hope, medical officer of health, stated that this was a very large amount of copper, and might prove injurious to the persons eating the peas. Tho defend aut said ho had received a guarantee from tho wholesale dealer that the poas were good, There was a law in France some timo ago which prevented a manufacturer of preserved peas putting more than a certain amount of sulphate of copper In, just sufB cient. for coloring purposes. That law, however, had been rescinded, and during the last five or six months the manufacturers bad been allowed to pnt In any amount they thought proper. A fine of forty shillings and costs was imposed. Edward Shaw, Berry street, was flued a like amount for selling a bottle of peas containing two and one-half grains of sulphate of copper, and Henry At kiuson, 50 Old Hall street, twonty shillings and costs for selling a bottle containing two grains of similar deleterious matter.-Pall Mall Gazette, * T0B PRINTING Book Making The recent appearance of Miss Marie Prea* cott as Iago In New York was the first time a woman had attempted the difficult part ut that city since the days of the lamented Charlotte Cushm&n. One of the Moit Successful A in art own Itiders of the Puat Season. Jockey Marty Bergen >aa one of the most successful American jockeys lust year. ^ Ob startling tule of tragedy of years gone two occasion* during the season he beat all bene*.-Bau Francisco Examiner. records by riding five winning horses and --I oue place borws in one meeting, nnG piloting The strength of the Portuguese army Is of four horses to victory uud getting second 156,000 men belonging to the active army and place with a fifth in another. flvst class reserve and MU,00Umen (untrained) , IttdoajjCing to tho second claiis reserve. Judghiff yuj*mj uf Uruadclotu. To" ju put Bergen, as jockey, on a racehorse, wft� Janus Thompson, who was recently found dewi in a culvert on tho New York-and Northern railroad truck. Ho had (evidently fallen olf the train on his return'ho j Uh city ; carding to * *�P�rtoieed authority., if, on from tueC*uttenburg races. Marty** tint con-] naBiiu?&uaJiw IttfWW in the direction oon- neetlon witli bona lido racing began] in JylTeiio thenup *!�'��*' be a general Bl&iutw when lie was employed by J. Cailahiuu to eT-\. fjL* Hjitittfftlptr^-by httr8U ruugbuew, erclse old Bay Hum,1-the steejto olifuwr. In *$*coueluding the cloth Is thespriug ottlBM he was engaged ^'ftJPV vS&'rtntVwboL 'Tb6 texture should not by David MoCo-.nb and heganiiia piroer u*. ^?S-^mba�ea!bf'^ne threads, hut it jock. Iu 1883 be wiu. ruled tiT'tort his tocC l^MUW^ iTev�o>;-w*W�leilcyi produced great anxie^r to get oif wbiWrt sorb" on ordinary novel in three-quarters ol an hour. William Morris, tha Socialist poet, ia M years old, of medium height, with broad shoulders, crowned by a fine head; his eye* are large, dark and penetrating; he is a man of undoubted honesty of purpose, and with a strong personality. Galdov, the Spanish novelist, Is described as a mau coming into a room with u liard-at work air and a cigarette between thumb and i finger; he i;i a dark, slender man, of good! height, rather loose jointed, 44 years old, aud I with a young Xoq\*, | Alexandre Dumas is florid faced und bald i headed uud 00, and has a fringe of curly gray ! hair and a horror of tobacco; he is hopelessly orderly, and is to bo seen every Sunday in h>s shirt sleeves, feather duster iu baud, indulging his hobby for clwuiii ig up his sanctum or moving the furniture. May O'Rell tells a story to the effect that Alfred Tennyson* wh�n * ypung poet, palled on bluff, gruff old Tboraas] Carlyle and together they sat near the ftreyhu-e for hours, neither fcneairintf : Fiaally Carlyle Sccom-^nia^;TifmyfO^ to ,^4^ and, idjaUinft hUMnd.wyrmly, t>ad^ the young; man come #g^(orb>4(>arae conditions of life, they acquire a s*rong facial resemblance. The Photographic society of Geneva, Switzerland, took the photographs of seventy-eight couples to see to what extent this facial resemblance prevails. The result is that in twenty-four cases the rcKeinblauee in the personal appearance of the husband mid wife was greater thnn that of brother and sister; in thirty cases it was equally great, and In only twenty-four was there a total absence of resell ib lance. - E ic hange. lyon t ference between the complexion of one who iasjeut.lto school and .fetjon. the pastry and, biscuit* and boiled rice audcheoM, which are the staples of boorillng school fare frbm Fifth avenue to the Hudson river seminaries, and an English nursery table, where every morsel Is choice, the rolls and mutton and fruit of the best, and the butter sweet, creamy and delicate.-Now York Letter. Tree to Their Title. Mother-Willie, where are the dried pears that were in the pantry t Willie-All gone, mamma. Mother- I kuovr that, you naughty child, Did you eat theint Willie (boldly)-How could I. when It says on the box, "Evaporated Fruit?" Guess thoy jusfc 'vapor a tod 'fore I could get 'em.-Pittsburg Bulletin. Very Plain. Mrs! Biulis (angrily)-Call that an argument! Ob, got outt .Mrs. Winks-Don't you say "get out" to | me. , | ilt a. Bluks-I address the expression not tc you but to your argument* 1 do not usk you to geb out-to get out of the room, or thr-houA). or tho town, or the country, or tho plain-;, nr the universe. Do I mako myseK plainf Mrs. \VinUs--You couldn't possibly m::!:e yourself uny plainer tliau you are naturally. -New York Weekly. Oaste and Starvation in India. The collector of Ganjara, the famine stricken district in India, in a recent report, summarised'. by The London Times, states that the c^uto difficulty lias betut poostautly. room liiig In regard to tho L-alief, kit'bona. 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