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   Advance, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1874, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                lie Advmoe is Published every 0 GOODWS MAIN THE BATE31 iDYAICl JWMIIIICt We have department the beet of THEATRICAL TRAPS AND TRICKS MEBCEE MAY I eat with my dear maiden A lindens restful shade in We eat there hand in The wind breathed low and The eun with softened splendor Shone oer the silent We spake no word revealing Our deep Scarce seemed our hearts to Of what could we he speaking What more were worth onr seeking Onr knowledge was Ko further wants perplexed No eager longing vexed ns j Loves all was with ns By loving eyes mute By loving lips soft Our raptures did we THE UNWILLING Very few persons who ever kaew Bnth JJcilwain could easily forget When I first met she was The mother of Bath Hellwain died while she was an and her father remained a widower for ten and then married a lady who had a daugh ter by her former The sec ond Mcllwain was a woman of plausible but of a selfish and artful nnd her daughter Ellen resembled her Jonas Mcllwain was one of those every day persons who have nothing marked in their if we except only a great portion of One day when Buth had just entered her seventeenth a gentleman whom she had never seen came to tea with the He was a wid about forty years of of good figure and fine but plain even to He was silent and Buth paid little attention to and would have thought no more about him had not her inther said to her when he was what do you think of Walker he is extremely re plied liiB Humph I responded her that is for he is to be your My father said raising her blue eyes and gazing at her parent with a look of Oh you are jesting that is impos Not at answered Moll You will find it very I assure you I am Iwill never marry replied and I scarcely think he will de sire an unwilling But you will not be an unwilling permsted her Dont mistake contin ued Buth but In this matter I must consult my I cannot commit eo grent a we shall cooly responded and the conversation Caleb Walker was a man of immense In early lifo he had emigrated to when the city of New Or leans was scarcely more than a and by judiciously investing the means be he amassed great No man had a kinder or mure sympa thizing nature tlmn Culeb Ho was very but as he shrunk from and was so unobtru the knowledge of his benevolence was almost invariably confined to him self and recipients of his Walker continued his visits to the Mcllwains and Buth made it point keep out of bis way ns much as She had little difficulty in doing as he paid no particular at tention to She how that her stepmother and sister were frequently closeted and that their minds seemed always occu pied with something that she could not They sometimes leoked at her in a peculiar One when she was alone with she said What is it that occupies you and mother so much Her stepsister answered with great The preparation for your my My sister With whem Your father certainly hns informed you that you are to marry replied looking fixedly iato Bnths Oh ho said replied Buth but I cannot believe he means not asked elevating her replied its a very summary way of disposing of my and I think I am entitled to a say in the Ellen laid her hand on Buths shoul My she dont be You certainly will marry Caleb He is a gentleman of immense and will make you an excellent ho is fond of though you will not give him a chance of making you sensible of the Tbere is not a girl in the oomniiinity but what would dance at your I am sure I Then take said But I cant take replied El len he dont want my every thing is settled in your case even vour wedding wardrobe is pur Buth took her stepsister by tho Is this true she asked It IB true replied the was absent in the went to her who listened to her snppli to prepare herself instantly to marry Caleb All is he said harshly get up instantly and dress Let me hear no At that moment a couple of servants entered the bearing a num ber of whilst Mcllwain placed a magnificent nseklace of pearls upon the said is a present from your future Half Bntb attempted to Dont said her father marry Caleb Walker or leave my He turned on his heel as he and quitted his daughters Overwhelmed with grief and the unhappy girl could not maintain the resolution she expected to command in the moment of her Passively submitting to the fate that had over taken she was docile under the hands of the waiting who began to array her for the During the performance of the cere mony she appeared more dead than alive and it was only when Walker sainted her as his that she started as if from a 1hey proceeded di rect from the church to the house of the where a splendid din ner awaited Bnth desired to be conducted to her and locking herself left Caleb Walker to enter tain the bridal party as best as he In vain did her stepmother and sister solicit She refused to Buffer them to come into her Sudden indisposition served as a pre text for her leaving the and her husband had presence of mind enough to put the best face upon the When the guests had Caleb Walker ascended the stairs with a slow step and thoughtful and tapped at his wifes Let me he in a low I have something to say to you that will not displease Bnth opened the but averted her Her husband divined what was passing through her Seating himself near he spoke in the tone of a man whose soul is penetrated with Do not make yourself he Hear me If I tell you that I repent having married yon will not perhaps believe me yet it is I was made to believe by your father and that your affea tions were and that yon hod no aversion to you would dispense with those attentions custom ary from a lover to his but which the difference of our and my consciousness that nature had dealt hardly with rendered me averse from Too late I have discov ered the cruel deception your father has practiced upon it it in my power to render your file less wratched than you Bear the name of my commiind in my dis pose of mo and my fortune as you Before I promise you solemnly to Jive with you only as a until you caii receive me as the husband of your He ceased and sat gazing at awaiting her The forca of truth is always Buth dried her and extended her hand to I accept your she and thank yon for your generosity I will try and repay your You have a daughter that child shall be my But from this hour I will see my fathers face no I forgive him the wronp he has done but I can never willingly behold his As to my stepmother and her as your I forbii their presence for an instant under this Your wishes shall be tha law of my that Buth pulled off her drenched The following morning Buth was so ill that she could not leave her and her husband immediately summoned a Two or three days more and Buth lay prostrate in bed tyDays anTnights Caleb Walker sat by the bedside of his who lay uncon her mind and a raging fever racking would not be satisfied with thi attention of her but watched every move ment she For a long time it was doubtful whether she would But at last the disease took a favorable and she gradually began to But what a wreck she when contrasted with her former self 1 first inquiries were for and when the child was brought to her she hugged her passionately to her During the progress of her she was one day lying en a couch beside her who had been reading to amuse Effie was seated near and prattling a great Walker laid down his book and gazed at his Effie began to talk she love me very dont you Euth why do I dont answered the except that it makes me very happij to know that you love me so Buth pressed the little one nearer to her You love me better than any one in the world continued the Buth did not reply the color faded and came to her cheeks as she Isoked inquiringly into the childs Is it not mamma continued You love me better than you do dont you and she took her stepmothers hand and looked into her Caleb Walker sat by breathless and Euth hesitated for a moment and then she answered in a low but dis tinct I do The next instant Caleb was on knees beside his My my darling 1 he exclaim ed now I feel that vou are mine own indeed and he fervently kissed her pale And in truth she His cease less tenderness and unwearied atten tions had won her unknown even to From that time forward a new joy entered the hearts of Euth and her Olive togan How a StaBo Those who saw the fairy spectacle called Le Eoi Garotte at the Grand Opera House in New says Olive may remember an extraordinary in which an old magician was seemingly dismembered in the presence of the This feat was aceom jlished through the aid of an arrange ment of The situation was this An old and feeble after having rendered important services to some young friends of asked of them hat they should cut him in several anl throw him bit by bit into an oven heated to a white heat after which he expected to come out a young as fresh and light as yeast amd magic ever yet made baking come out of His will was done he was cut up and put in the oven without leaving the and without ceasing to Seated in a large arm the old man asked that a huge volume should be brought in and placed on a table near This was and the enormous book being laid on the immediately became vivified living gnomes issued from the pictures on its and skipped about the stage after which they reentered the and it was closed and carried Then the magicians legs were cut off and thrown in the ditto his arms then his head was cut off and set on the where it went on talk ing giving directions as to the disposal t i i 4lia tjtrt his of the trunk was thrown int open with a louu which the head too j which burst and the actor cations with a countenance movable as as im returned her husband fear you shall be implicitly and shaking hands with or even looking at Caleb Walker left his youngwife and descended the The following day she met him with a cheerful countenance and a few days later his an interesting child about four years was brought Euth was naturally a very affec tionate Estranged from her nearest connections by tho base decep tion they had practiced upon she needed an object upon which to lavish her and soon found it in little who became passionately fond of Time flew and Caleb Walker kept his word strictly with his beautiful He did more he was incessant in his endeavors to render her Two years passed with scarcely any change in his domestic except perhaps that Buth was more confidential with nnd at times evinced more tendjrness towards him than she had hitherto Effie was her and she appeared to love the child with so strong and passionate an that WWker often marveled at One early in Caleb Walker informed Euth that he had taken a country house for the This was welcome news tj nnd she began to prepare for their Three weeks they were comfort ably installed in their country resi It was a moderatelysized farm having an abundance of shade trees and fruit surrounding and Buth began to busy herself among the plants and flowers as soon as the weath er The was near enough to the city to allow Caleb Walk er to make daily visits if he had occasion to do It was in the month of the The LastTTordi of the The last words of the dying are eagerly sought and enchained in memorys by loved The standing upon the field of amid the booming of cannon and the rattle of is stricken he uttered some which tells the living he fought and died loving his His words thus uttered are chanted in his pass immediately into his and are preserved to be handed down from generation to The bending over the conch of her dying eagerly listens for its last As the hearts pulsations grow the respirations become more she silently Now the pale lips are nnd she draws until her ear comes in contact with the cold when she catches the lost faint murmur of the dying how she treasures her pure heart that last that last token of going to heaven The through weary days aud has been watching at the bedside of his darling the dread moment approaches whea she shall be wafted beyond the river of Under no pretense will he now leave and why Ah ho is waiting and listening for the last As sho her words echo and reecho through the chamber of his and remain there throughout the mystic As a yonng lady reads over the list of the slain in and her weeping eyes rest upon the her almost her first thought Did he leave me a dving message The sweet sister of a shipwrecked brother impatiently awaits the arrival of some one rescued from the to learn if her as he was swept beneath the dark sent her a dy ing dying words are those most sought after and cherished by the hu man Amid all the cares and dis appointments that may surround us in we never can forget the last faint whisperings of the In the Sonlh Sea A correspondent of the British Medi cal Times writes that a notion prevails there that and other cerebral affections proceed from a crack in the head or pressure of jyeu walked on the young and hand It was aa incomprehensible per formance to the ordinary and a very amusing one to those who tried to guess how it was done but it can be The huge volume was brought in and laid on the table at the same moment that the old magician in the armchair quietly withdrew his legs from the cene amd placed them on a trap under the papiermache legs were sub stituted by a machinist from and the seat of the armchair retired in good All this transpired while the spectators attention was diverted by the big book and its animated which were little boys who simply came up from under the stage through a hole in the and through springholes in the arranged with India The magician then requests that his legs betaken off anA having slipped his real arms out of gives his papiermache arms in their order to the devouring Nothing is left but the magicians trunk and his which keeps on talking and looking around the This head in a with a long white black lace which mask exactly fits the actors head of and permits nothing real to be seen but the lips nnd the One of the persons on the stage tugs at the magicians head till he pulls it is to he pulls the mask carries it over to the table while the who has sunk through a runs along under the places it OH the where it immediately be gins to talk and give directions abeni the which still remains in the This trunk is of The running along the was sent up througl another trap under the anc slipped his real head into tne mask and began to talk as Fi the bead is thrown into the the magician draws his head down under the table descends on the trap reascends on another further slips on a rich jacket en the and when the oven steps forth rejuvenated The Philosophy of To understand the philosophy of this beautiful and often sublime phenome so often witnessed and so very es sential to the exibtence of plants anc a few facts derived from ob servation and a leng train of experi must be remesabered Were the atmosphere every where and at all of a uniform we should never have rain hail or The water absorbed b it in from the sea and the earths would descend in an im perceptible or cease to be ab sorted the air when it was once full The absorbing power of the at and consequently its capacit to retain is proportionate greater in warm than in cold Th air near the surface of tho earth i warmer than it is in the regions ef th The higher we ascend from the earth the colder do we find the al Henco tho perpetual snow on very high mountains in the hottes when from continued evapon tion the air is highly saturated wit though it be invisible and the A Little Texas The rnauL Santa is situated on a high hill between the anta Gertrudes and San Fernando A tower or erected n the top of a large brick ommands an extended the eye aking in at one glance ascope of coun ry for twenty miles The sight s combining the pleasant with the On this hill the 3aptain has erected a large aud com modious with the necessary He has also a stable built or the hse of his capable of icoommodating from fifty to sixty head at a The houses for is vaqueros are constructed with a view to comfort and at a espeetfnl distance from the main A neat and substantial picket ence incloses several acres of Ber inda grass around his its ap in spring resembling a well ultivated interspersed here and with beautiful shade Sev ral immense brick cisterns furnish an bundance of water for the residents of he while the stock is snpplied rom the tanks and the adjacent The Captain has endeavored to so arrange his matters as to render him elf entirely independent of all the an noyances connected with the successful peration of so large a rancho at so reat a distance from the and has urnished himself with all the modern ppliances of a well regulated he work is prosecuted under his own and from the forging of a lorse shoe nail to the erection of a first lass house can all be accomplished oy those living upon the Up ward of one hundred men are constant y employed in looking after the vari us interests of this immense The Santa Gertrudes tract of land ontains and originally was an old Spanish the title from he Spanish Government running back hrongh a long series of Of this iraot about acres are under embracing within its fold grazing land unsurpassed in the known world fqr This hist bat not least of the stock of this rancho consists in an unknown number of Eive years ago head were purchased and turned loose upon the since which time but few have been slaughtered or molested in any They will probably now number between and A two miles above the for the slaughtering of surplus and rough furnishes them with the food obtained in the an abundance keep them continually in a sleek IhB Pigmy People or Representatives from the Conntry of TalckatiltatA Puzzle for Xtarwin I am surprised at ibis she I expected to find you a reasonable Are yon going mad Do you really know what you are re fusing This is There is scarcely a voung lady in the country who would refuse What are your objections to pray I dont love sobbed who said you did cried her But yon can do so you will have plenty of and he is a kind man and will teach you to do I will be committing a sin if Imarry T wont marry a man that 1 scarcely know and do not said You may alter your re plied Bis to your father you must say that Will you not appeal to him for me sobbed replied her stepmother stern as she went out of the Beveral days elapsed without Euth seeing either her father or when one bright as she was upon her her father en tered the and commanded her weather was intensely when oue morning Caleb Walker set out for the city to be absent Bill Late in the afternoon Buth took Effie Vy the hand and wandered into the adjacent wood to seek for some roots she So intent was rhe upon the object of her that she did net observe the heavens growing overcast until the storm wat nearly upon Then it was that catching the child by the hurried hoping to reach the house before the rain She was yet a half mile distant when the storm burst upon them in all its and the descending in tor drenched her and the child to the She had passed beyond all and could find no place nearer than her home where she could gain a refuge It therefore became a matter of sheer necessity to go When fbe arrived at her as might have been she wns in a very exhausted condition but Effie did not seem to be much the worse of the save her wet The first thing Walker did was to at to the and it was not until her stepdaughter had her dotting the skull ou the The remedy is to lay open tho scalp with a cross or T incision then scrape the cranium care fully aud gently with a piece of glass until a hole is made into the skull down to the dura about vhe size of a crown Sometimes this ecraping operation will be even to the pia mater by an unskillful or from the impatience of the and death is the In the best of about half of those who undergo the operation die from yet this barbarous from superstition and has been so that very few of the male adults are without this hole in the or have a shingle to use an Australian It is said that sometimes an attempt is made to cover the membranes of the cranium so exposed by placing a piece of cocoanut shell under the For this purpose they select a very hard aud durabU piece of from which they soraje the softer parts and grind quite and put this as a plate between the scalp and Fermerly the trephine was simply a sharks tooth now a piece of broken glass is found more suitable or less objectionable if we may even so qualify the The part of the cra nium generally selected is that where the coronal sagittal satures or a little above upon the supposi tion that there the fracture This bonescraping remedy is likewise em ployed in cases of rheumatism in old The cuticle is incised longi and the centre Of the ulna or tibia laid then the surface of the bone scraped with glass until large portion of the external lamina is re sky if its temperature is sud denly reduced by cold currents de scending from or rushing from a higher to lower by the motion of a saturated air to a lower lati its capacity to retain moisture is clouds are and rain is the It it and like a spenge filled with water and pours out the water which its diminished capacity cannot How They A party of Chicago minstrels were induced by a tailor from Canada to order overcoats and have them sent over the line without the payment of The operation was bat the secret wouldnt Conse quently the troupe was brought before a United States Commissioner and fined Now they nightly sing bar kem aman from the land ob snows An sold us all some Canada Nothingis rarerthan a solitary lie for lies breed like Surinam toads you cannot tell one but out it comes with a hundred yonng on its So eo so so Chorus by the company But we wish we hadnt fooled We ire We bought those clothes and with onr woes Lang siiioe hi vain weve For an an vests were ts abundance in producing and in oint of An almost impene irable belt of mesquite timber borders on both sides of the Santa Gertrudes within the extending for a distance of twelve or fifteen ind abounds in wild and jnrkeys predominating in In the construction of the pasture ence great care was evidenced in the selection of both posts and jike the pasture fence of wire and lumber have both jeen brought into The entire fence is forty miles in a jortion of which is constructed of first slass heart pine sawed in ac cordance with orders to a specified say twentyfour feet in length by six inches wide and one and a quarter inches in The pests used are the majority of which are rom ten to fourteen inches in calculated to last a life In build ing the lumber portion of the three planks are and are firmly fastened to the posts with wrought iron spikes manufactured pur pose the posts being set in the ground three and a half The wire portion of the fence consists of three 9 galvanized iron fastened to tho posts with a wrought iron so made as to securely fasten the wire on being driven into the Above these wires and along the top of the posts is nailed a board of the same description as those used in building the lumber This fence is perfectly and it is more than useless for stock to attempt to get either in or This pasture is maialy intended for the pas turing of beef and imported Another fence within the main pasture is now being with a view to the better and easier handling of stock intended for imme diate Tho pens used for working stock are constructed of the very best and are largo and accommoda ting in their make The gates of the pasture are guarded by men employed for that express pur and for whom are erected com fortable There are six distributed as follows One on the road leading to this one on the road leading to one at the one at the one at Las and one at Los These openings have all been left with a view to confer tlio greatest accommo dation possible to all In addition to his landed interest em braced in the Santa Gertrudes King had added thereto the Bin con de Santa containing acres acres on the Agua controlling magnificent watering places aud grazing lands acres on Pidro Island acres on tha Saus Creek two leagues at San Diego and by a recent purchase of the Loma Alto dependent twenty five out of an original Spanish grant of 106 known as the San de The whole of this mmense scope of country consists of he finest pasture lauds in Western and must some future day be of almost incalculable The stock of the rancho consists mainly of and ilthoagh a great number of jacks and goats and hogs are included in he grand The cattle stock num er about out of which are jranded annually head of Great efforts have beea made by Capt Sing to introduce a fine breed of n which we believe he has lis last importation having weathered he past fall and winter in remarkable now being thoroughly ac climated and out of Next comes the horse consst ing of and numbering about out of in favorable are branded from to head of Like the cattle large sums of monev have been expended in the in troduction of fine stallions and Kntil the stock has attained to a degree of fineness unsurpassed in this portion of The says Bayard in a Tribune spoke of a race of pigmies which had been discovered in the very heart of Central be yond the land of and advised us to look at two natives of the tribe which had recently reached On leaving the palace of Ab we drove immediately to the palace of the near where they are now On making inquiry the soldiers in the inner court immediately pointed oat two small boys wearing the and dressed in jackets and trowsersof white rshould have taken them for children of some Ethiopian tribe at the first was not until auer a close that one of them was a fullgrown The soldiers brought the pigmies for ward for our They half half with an air of defi or of protest against the superior strength which surrounded A tall Dinka from the White who accjmpanied sooke a little and I was thus able to get a little additionel information through He assured me that the pigmies were called Naam that their country was a journey of a year and a half from Khartoum probably the time occupied by a trading expedition in going thither and and that the place from which they came had the name pf Tak The taller of the two Tubbul by was twenty years old the only ten or The little fellows looked at me with steady eyes while I examined and measured Tub bnl was 46 inches in the legs being 22 and the body with the head Head and arms were quite but the spine curved in remarkably from the shoulders to the hip throwing out the which was already much probably from their diet of beans and Yet the head was the shoulders ou the line of and there was no stoop in the posture of the body as in the South African bush A Brare Iceland Waller started for a trip in Iceland in He gives an account of Six Weeks in the in a little volume from which we get an idea of the customs the people The Icelanders arealmoat inconvenient ly It is difficult to get a who keeps you for a day or to accept Our author seems to have done his best to requite his hosts by making himself Here we have an instance of native kindness and feminine In the morning I made a small and after a very tolerable meal and many good we rode All went well until we came to the river which happened to be very much Not liking to attempt to swim under the we rode on down the bank for some and fortunately found a Knocking at the we asked Is the river very deep said a voice Is there a man who will show us a ford we asked was the both Jon and Olavr are np in the but one of the girls will do quite as go and show the Engiismen the Immediately an exceedingly hand some young woman ran and nod ding kindly to went around to the back of the caught a put a bridle on and not taking the trouble to fetch a vaulted on his bare and setting drove her heels into its sides and galloped off down the river bank as haid as she could shouting for us to We became naturally rather excited at such a display of dash on the part of such a pretty and started off im mediately in But though we did our utmost to catch she increased her distance hand over There was no doubt about it she had as much courage as ever we could boast and in point of horsemanship was a hun dred yards ahead of either of For about half a mile we rattled when suddenly she pulled up short on a sand Yon can cross she but yon must be Make straight for that rock right over and when you have reached you will be able to see the cairn of stones we built to show JOB AKDTHE LATEST STYLES OF We Execute all Work in a Manner Hot Efr celled in any Country We keep constantly on hand A LARGE STOCK OF PAPER FOB LETTEB Bub Also mix STOCK oy Cards of Every To all of which would Invite the attention of tho Items of When is a match frivolous When it makes light of When do skipping lambs become like literary volumes When they become boundin Whan French sailors get word to man the it is said they take steps preparatory to A New Haven paper offers to change six new poems on spring for a bottle of cough The Chinese have a saying that an unlucky word dropped from the tongue cannot be drawn back by a coach and boiled tarwas as hot as boiling oil up i y j TT0 A TOUGH is wonderful how much a man can endure yet A youth of Louis was assaulted by an and bis throat cutfrom ear to the jugular vein being barely miss ed his left eye was the right hand nearly several deep wounds inflicted on his back and shsul ders aad on other portions of his body and he was left lying on the groundfoj contrary to all expectation he did not and is BOW so far recov ered as be out of all Tubbnl measured 26 inches around the breast aud 28 around the abdomen his hands aud feet were coarsely but not only the knee joints being disproportionate ly thick and The facial angle was fully np to the average there was a good develoDment of fine intel ligent and a nose flattened that in looking down the forehead from one saw only the lips projecting bevond The nostrils were astonish ingly wide and The complexion was that of a dark The bov Karal was 48 inshes with the same general Both had wooly cut short in but covering the crown with a circular cap of crisp little Tubbuls age showed on nearer in his feet aud as well as his He had no but was evidently of virile I lifted him from the and should not esti mate his weight at more than sixtyfive The soldiers related that nei ther of the two had learned more than a few words of but that they talked a great deal to each other their own At a recent meet ing of the Egyptian it was atated that the language of these pig mies has no resemblance to that of any Bther in Central The country of or r whatever may be its correct is reported to be an equatorial table covered with dense in which the pigmies The Khe Jive told me that they are quite war and by no means despicable foes to their larger negro since they are active and difficult to find imong their native Schweinfurth supposes them to be the pigmies mentioned by Tho Darwinians will hardly find inter mediate race between man and monkey in Their curious physical pecu especially the curvature of the the wide with flat but distinctly marked lips and the squareness and breadth of the are not of a similar In they look less like the chimpanzee than several of six A Bochester boy didnt believe that til he dipped his fingers bet on it He will tho tall and athletic negro the landing All I Good She looked puzzled for a and then said Ill come through with you it will be Good don t let her I said she is sure to be and I cant get her out with those wet clothes on tell her to go But before I was half way through the she had urged her horse into the and in a moment was twenty yards into the Of course we followed as quick as and after a great deal of splashing reached the middle of the she bringing her horse up abreast with and pointing with her theres the The water was running level with the horses and it was only by lifting their heads very high that they could keep their noses Good she God bless and before I was quite aware of kissed me on the I was about to return the compli but she was and in a few minutes after we saw a mere speck in the galloping over the Kissing in Iceland is a custom simi lar to shaking hands I had thought of it in ordinary but a kiss in the midst of boundless waters to say the least of It was certainly the wettest one I ever had in my The Strength of Gold may be hammered so that it is only of an inch A gram of iron may be divided into Still chemistry tells us that there lire ultimate parts called atoms of which are absolutely in These atoms are attracted to each other by the attraction of cohe and repelled by the force of re Bv the action of both forces the atoms arc kept in a state of The solidity of a solid depends upon the fact that each pair of atoms are in this state of These atoms are supposed to be of an sphe roidal An iron bar wouid sup port its own weight if stretched out to a length of 3J A bar of steel was once made which would sustain its own weight if extended to a length of 13J Our ideas of great and small are no guide to be used in judging of what is truly great aud small in The Bunker Hill Monument might be built to over a mile in height without crush ing the stones at its When bars of iron are stretched until they those which are the strongest increase in length less than the weaker A of wood having a breadth and A Lutheran clergyman in who refused to officiate at the funeral of a has been dis missed by his An instructor asked a French jrirl why beer in French was She replied that it was probably owing to the fact that the bays like it so A young man who was there says it was inexcuthable to abandon a thip like the Europe when there were bathkets of thampagne aboard of Set a greater value on having received instructive and useful lessons than on possessing a great store of wealth for the latter is a transitory the for mer is Here is the obituary notice of BO office holder in Iowa Harvey Jack County is He was lenient with the and his books always A London wine dealer was reaently sentenced to twelve months hard labor for selling inferior wine for the best by means of forged labels and corks branded to resemble the genuine A poor woman with a sick baby sot through an entire days session of the Senate of a Western because sie had heard that a child could be cured of the whoopingcough by inhaling crude How many troubles might mankind be spared if they would only stop to hear each others explanations How many ailments both of body and if explanations came more frequently and the great dry goods merchant of is going to re tire after thirty years non and Advertising did spent in a single year in the The late Elder Knapp once described the terrible heat of hell by saying tBat it was so hot that if a man were taken out of and plunged into the hottest fire of an earthly furnace he would freeze to death from the Hair cutter who has been eating Smoil on your sir blowing fiercely down customers whats that Hair sin Then I wont have It been determined in Iowa that no true gentleman will fix a trap gun in his corn crib and thus bo the means of sending some unprepared soul into but on the other hand a corn crib has certain rights which must be At a fire in the other the foreman of one of tho hose companies rolled his carnage to be fire made preparations to tretch hpw ver was not and wittt ut any took the apparatus jack to the house called the nd entered a fine against every one 01 absent The sheep stock number head improved yielding an average of four pounds of wool to the In as in other the owner has spared no pains nor To improve the texture and staple of their fleeces and increase the size of their bsdies has been his great which frequent importations of fine bucks amply testi His main sheep rancho is known as Las taking its name Irom the stock most frequenting that From here the stock are distributed to best suit the grazing This stock has for a number of years been in charge of who has taken pains and pride in their success ful According to the official reports of the Italian the total quantity of rough coral brought tip from the Mediterranean Sea averages about 000 pounds Only or pounds of are of really superior Few are aware of the difficulties and dangers attending coral or of the hardships endured by those en gaged in this The pay of the coral fisher is very and the food supplied him on the boat scanty nnd not The ashing is car ried on day and short intervals of rest being allowed to The coral is secured by throwing out nets to catch projecting pieces of a and surroun ding them with the Various kinds of tackle are necessary to bring np the Great muscular force is needful in this and much of it is performed under a scorching Falling of Ice in the Arctic Whilst at dinner in this situation they frequently heard a very loud rumbling not unlike loud but distant thun der similar sounds had often been heard when the party was in the neigh borhood of large bodies of they had not before been able to trace the They now found the noise to originate from immense ponderous fragments of ice breaking off from the pece o of three inches and a length of four if supported at its would be bent onemillionth of an incn by a weigutof three pounds placed at its and a weight of onetenth of an ounce would bend it oneseventhmil lionth of an Norton de scribed a machine for testing the varia tion of sticks of The machine of levers and screws so con trived that the amount of weigh brought to bear upon the stick can be accurately and the variation of the stick from a straight line can b even though it do not exceec oneseventhmilliontli of an Funerals In In China it is a strong mark of filia regard for a son to buy a coffin as a present to his while yet living On presenting it he says May yon live ten thousand years When a man becomes one o the first articles of furniture he buy for himself is his It is often used aa a bench or table for years When it becomes tenanted it is fre quently kept in the house for manj years instead of being taken out and buried and when thus taken it is often placed on the surfaceo the instead of beneath lh inscription is always on the end of the eeffln instead of on The weir the main and considerable higher parts of falling from a v which in one instance produced so vio lent a shock that it was sensibly felt by the whole although the ground on which they were was at least two HBTBI leagues from the spot where the fall of boat ana p ice had taken even i white for mourning instead At funsrals women must weep they are not grieved men they More lanterns a the time of the full moon than at any Last Sunday during the stampede from the chare in the middle of the th and sometimes life is f ten lost by laying aside winter cloth ng too Laying flannels aside In he spring is a most pernisious prao We can better do without woolens next the skin in mid winter than in mid We do not get overheated m do in summer and the most frequent exciting cause of colds and consumption is a rapid fati ng of the temperature of the All are familiar with the fact that a sudden checking of perspiration is always dan gerous very little exercise causes us o perspire in and a very slight draft of air checks the perspira tion eminent French physici ans have after a long series of that colds taken in sum mer excite the most incurable forms of White woolen flannel is a most effici ent guard against these sudden chan ges because it keeps the heat of the body while it repels the excessive heat Irom without it conveys the water of perspiration to its while the surface next the skin is drier We all know that cotton nnd linen next the skin get saturated with and if for an instant the slightest draft of air gets between the skin and the there is a charnelhke chili when that material touches the The rule should be to wear wr woolen flannel next the skin alU year roundthick in a thinner in a the first day of July on the tot day of December put on the ex tending to ankles 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