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Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze (Newspaper) - August 9, 1888, Fort Wayne, Indiana Changed. Ehy gun comes up the Sun goes Down. The wheel or life runs on rhe same Seet Flowers Tho same Bright Stara. Gleam that we looked upon. A the Bruno Bike a treaties flow Crystal Clear the world a filled with Light Quot but somehow though nay eyes see Day july heart feels Only night. You Are alar yet in this life i know your heart throbs High. I wonder if you Soiu times Stop by one Lone grave As i. And if you Ever pause to see the silent watcher there. The form bowed Low the tearless face the soul in voiceless prayer. The sacred i ave our buried past love Lovo do you forget. Or do you Kneel by it sometimes As 1, in Willi regret and Yot the v. Orld speeds just the same. The Sun Cox ites out goes Down but now Toile a fire Burns where glowed a Golden Crown. The Sun May come tie Sun May go the Flowers and stars be Bright my eyes maj bravely meet the Day. But of Ruy he Eft Feela night 1the event of the season. Bad. H. Gibson. Quot girls Quot cried Bessie Charles to her half dozen girl friends who had come to spend the afternoon Avith her at her pleasant country Home Quot girls Are you All aware that for solid weeks have passed Avioli Quot Quot at a social gathering of any kind of the lads and lassies of Maple tally Quot Quot Xot so much As a mesh and milk festival Quot Cli inked in Eose Singleton a. Little by Juiette of seventeen whose Bright eyes and Rosy Cheeks had made sad liar do among the masculine hearts of Maple Yalu. Quot ladies spoke Irene Marks a tall Monde the Lily of the group Quot have the kindness to i r a i act theft Shing Mexcur a in n. Under to Inana gement of messes. A a Ingle it a bit Wisian. A Ellis etc., which we took to Tjit a Turc a pie Stream the Lac Coop Billy a Are Ltd i elis ago. We Are indent. It to Tui dear Fellows for a world of it be Quot i lion old say cult Aii Medrose. Quot i m Nile Tecl to let Ali in fit a a most inglorious Tuiuli be into the Liace on s let i Iny Quot Liat Lier say Yon Uro Iri it Iel it toil to Boss lir other Ivor lit l eng you out of the briny foam Quot returned Irene. was such a mild Al air Quot remarked �3es.-ie. Quot that i had forgotten it. The fact of the business is that our Young men d not care to exert themselves to show us girls the Courtesy ave should Teacle them Liat we expect. It seems to me that gentlemanly Courtesy is decidedly on the Wane in Maple Quot i shall have to admit Liat their manners Are at the Lov est ebb at the present Quot said Iri a. Quot list for All they made Lis bait the in oks i enjoyed the fishing trip Quot i wish some electrical inventor would devise some method by which the manners of Young men could be run by electricity to show their Sisters and their Sisters friends due coi Tresy Quot said Rose. Quot the fates forbid Quot cried Annie Mcclure a quiet Blue eyed Maiden. Quot Yho would always want a gentleman at one s Beck and Call Quot Quot of course not Quot answered Hose Quot but there Aro a thousand and one Little acts of politeness towards us a Lii i they neglect. It is of those Little neglects we complain. You Ery Courtesy ladies but there is no Courtesy Quot and Rose flourished one Arm orator Mically. Quot by the Way this is leap year girls and several months have been allowed to Roll by unimproved Quot said Bessie. Quot now i suggest that we take advantage of the privilege which the year of our lord 1888 accords our Quot a Good suggestion Bess Quot cried Irene. Quot but How shall we manage it Quot Quot we can have a party and each girl must escort a fellow to and from the same showing him All those acts of Courtesy which they have failed to show tvs Quot answered Bessie. Quot i l Eliover a practical demonstration of the Golden Bule in this Case Avill i Gold satisfactory results. At least i am in favor of excellent excellent Quot applauded the others and they at once set to work to arrange the time and i lace for holding the party. Quot Mamma has promised me a Jaity Quot said Bessie Quot and i shill ask you to hold the leap year social la the girls were not t averse to coming to the Charles Homo to hot old their party which they Avert determined to Malie the event season. Liere was not another House in male Valley so commodious As Farmer Cjarles line residence and tiie genial hospitality of its master and mistress. 7iot to speak of the la atty Bessie and her handsome brother Jack was an alluring Induc unsent. Quot now girls Quot said Irene Quot it has been arranged that we Are to hold the leap year Iari y Here on the evening of the 11th. The most import int matter remains to be settled the selection of i partners to Quot suppose we write the names of the gentlemen on Sli s of Aper and each draw one the girl inviting the gentlemen whose name she shall have drawn to be her company Quot proposed Edith Matthews. But each of the other girls objected fearing to get an uncongenial partner thrust upon herself. Several plans were mentioned but the one that a was finally accepted As the Best was Bessie s. Quot Xiet every Gix l present come right out and name whom she is willing to Quot bring Quot she said. So it was decided that each of the seven girls assembled in mrs. Charles parlor Laad to Tell her preference in order to All conflict in the selection of gentlemen partners. Liose was allowed to select first from the number of their masculine associates. No one was surprised when she announced her purpose to ask Jack Charles to act As her a Artner. There was not a Maiden present who doubted for a moment that the handsome fellow would be nearly tickled out of his no 7 s to find himself the Choice of the Little Beauty. Edith Annie and All except Irene and Bessie had soon made their Choice. Then Bessie made Irene select from the gentlemen remaining before she would Tell whom she had in her mischievous head to bring to their i arty. Irene scratched her Golden friezes with her slender fingers As if in deep peril exit. After some time she said Quot Well gilds As i am of the Broom Straw mild to make an interesting contrast i should select some portly gentleman. How would Jones amp Murray s fat clerk Billy Leslie do Quot she api Eald to the others. Quot the very one for you Irene Quot cried Bessie and Kose. Quot he s so Jolly Quot remarked Edith. Quot and the Best natured fellow in to Avn Quot said Annie Isic Clure who was a Consin to Bill Leslie. Quot Plum Billy Leslie i shall ask Quot said Irene. Quot now Bessie Quot Quot yes b it is i m dying to hear your Choice Quot said Kose. Quot do make haste and relieve Quot Olio Ever heard of a bashful doctor girls Quot cried Bessie in answer her roguish Briwn eyes Tav inkling mirth fully. Quot you have All seen a certain slender Blue eyed Young Mau who has recently come to our town and Hung out tile following sign c. S. Homer m. A if you live Ever had the i Leas tire to meet Liis modest doctors you must know what an Eibrt it is for him to face tie Battery of feminine glances i am partial to gentlemen comi any that of lords me a monopoly in conversation. I know Liat or. Cyrus hour r is Only faintly co Sci a us of my existence and i intend to 2>unis i Liis Endille Ruice by inflicting my invitation Iii on him Quot Quot you la scare tie Ioor fellow into swooning Bess Quot said in Ose. Quot i can t help it. My die is cast thither Jird. And i Liall not Retreat Quot returned Jessie . The twirls were Busy with the plans for tie leap year , resolved to Mak it exceed in sociability and amusement eve it re tiling tilt boys had gotten up for their entertainment. The Niaj lit of the Lluli came at last but tie girls were ready for it. Not More ready it is Safe to affirm than tie Young men who had Beni favored Avioli invitations. Bose Singleton came Early to assist mrs. Charles in receiving the com Juany for Bessie and Irene had taken or. Charles doubled seated Carriage and drove to town for their Gen Thannen so the former could not act in that Cai acuity. Or. Jack avas Del ignited to be a Long Diat with Hose Bel Ore the guests began to arrive. Bessie and Irene indulged in considerable mirth As the Grustav Ortley family horses Drew them to canards the Little town which was about one and three fourths Miles from the Chaides Dace. As they approached town they straightened themselves dignified Day and checked their risible propensities. They drove Down the main Street the observed of All Obs Era ers. The horses trotted their Best and Bessie held the reins with perfect gracefulness. The Young doctor boarded wit i Billy Leslie s folks but As they Aji preached his office they Saav him looking half shyly half a usedly at them from the window. So Bessie Stop died the horse and sprang out of the Carriage with As much ease As a Young Man Cut old have done. She ran lightly up the office Steps having Irene to hold the reins. She Rapi Jed on tin door Avrich or Hornet opened at once. Bessie Avith an air of magnificent gentility tii red her brother Jack s stiff hat to the smiling Young disciple of in is Lapius Avo returned her boat with profound Polit Ruiess. He asking her to come in and be seated. Bessie walked into the Scruppi loudly neat room and took a cd amp in. Quot tie save Etest Blush in tiie world Quot As bes Iii in Confidence told Irene afterwards or. Homer asked her to excuse him awhile he changed his Cravat. He Stepp id into an inner room Ami was gone in Ute a awhile arranging his toilet. Quot i do to e that Irene Avo t let be her temper Avail Long Quot said Bessie to herself leaning Back in an imposing attitude i in the doctor s Cli Aii. Quot if she does i Hope she Avon t girls shy b tray herself but give vent to her Over Arrout it patience in a Little Slang or even mild a whistling anything that will look Masc Ulii Quot at last or. Homer a i tar High ves in hand and smilingly Hoed he had 1 Kei t Lier awaiting. Ourse 3essie assured him to the contrary and rising begged the Leasure of a of buttoning his gloves an act of Courtesy he avas Only too Hai by to have the roguish Yed girl perform for him. Then he avas Esi sorted to the Carriage and helped in after the most apr it roved illustrations for assisting ladies into carriages. Bessie refused his offered hand to assist her in and vaulted into the vehicle As easily As an expert at driving. She seated herself on the right hand Side of the doctor lacked the la Robe carefully about him then taking the reins a rom in file s hands she drove towards or. Leslie s handsome resident tee. Bessie stopped the Carriage before Billy s Homo and Irene is rang out before or. Homer could ask if he might have the pleasure to assist her. The occupants of the vehicle caught a View from one of the windows of i Illy Leslie imparting a few Farewell pats and caresses to a somewhat delicate dark Mustache that adorned a Rosy fat face. Irene walked with stately dignity up the walk and rang the door Bell then stepped Back and waited nonchalantly for an answer. Billy himself admitted her. He did not keep her waiting Long and As they left the House mrs. Leslie came to the door and Joc Osely demanded of Irene a Promise to take extra care of her Quot utile Billy Leslie was a merry hearted robust Fel Loav of about two him red pounds avoid Dupois and it was a diverting sight to see him assume great helplessness on entering the Carriage in order to extend the very pleasant service Avrich the stately Irene was zealously and industriously trying to Render him. Finally after Many an Exchange of Gay speech Irene succeeded in getting her corpulent charge seated. As they drove away she insisted on tying her Gaize veil around his Throat to protect him from the Cool night air. Of course the Good natured fellow submitted to the i precaution of his fair guardian awhile Bessie and the doctor exhausted their Avit at his expense. It avas a Gay Little i arty that drove thro Vigh the so a or Moonlight from the town Tavard or. Charles. The girls were so considerate of the Comfort of their charges so Bright and agreeable withal that the drive avas All too Short for Billy a7id or. Homer. Or. Charles took charge of the horses and Carriage a Hen they arrived and allo aved the girls to escort their gentle Meu into the House. The gentlemen were politely Shovan to ten in dressing room adhere slippers fans and floaters Avert handed them. Then the girls chatted Avith each other Abuit the w do lighted Hall until the gentlemen Avert ready to be escorted to the parlor. Adhere others had preceded Vliem. Before the boys Avei e ready to be Lead Wavay hoax Ever Bessie took occasion to a his or to the girls Al amt her Quot Noav girls Don t single out some pretty full Oak and concentrate your omnivorous ceaseless attentions on him Ahme As the modern dudes a Pard u me youths of these Deg not mate Days have a rude Avay of doing remember the Golden Bule and Ashen you see some i Laiu fellow sitting moping like a disconsolate fit in a Comer March up to Liim and Endeavor to make him feel pleasant if not absolutely Lia the girls promised compliance and a Atni Uliey were All in the parlor chatting socially and animal imply it avas evident they had made up their minds to Shoal the boys a Good practical illustration of manners As they should be but Avert not in 3 a be Valley. Irene undertook to silo a thu boys hoax to be elegant in asking a lady s hand. A game avas being formed in one of tie rooms and Irequi avas re pies ted to Cloose a partner and join it. Step ing up to Bill she l Oava gtd most courteously and in a Clear voice said Quot Madam Avill you kindly Honor me Avith your assistance Quot Bessie Bose and Edith were not Shaw to imitate the charming exam it be of Irene and All Avert soon enjoying a pleasant game in Avrich the ladies took the gentlemen s places. It was a Mirthful i arty. The girls attempting in the intervals Betavee the games to discuss among themselves As they had heard their Brothers and lovers do the latest fad in cigarettes neckties the Outlook for the present base Ball season the affairs of Congress and the next presidential election. The boys Avert Simily charmed at the skillful manner in Avrich the girls Dayed the masculine character and displayed at the same time the perfect manners Avrich they a perhaps lacked and it is to be hoj Jed Felt the need of cultivating if they did not already possess them. The girls were indefatigable in their attentions to their company. Uliey would hasten to secure them seats after finishing a game and run for glasses of lemonade to refresh them Avith. Some of the youths present Niy have betrayed a Sonu Nihat a Lune faced aspect As Uliey Avat Ched the girls Hying about hither and thither leaving nothing undone for the pleasure and refresh Anent of their partners. Evidently they compared their own politeness and indifference at entertainments Avith thu tir Idess acts of Courtesy displayed by the girls at their Lea i year party. Or. Homer avas perfectly delighted As he assured Bessie Avo avas assiduously wielding his fan Avith her Little plump hand Quot to keep him from Dis Soh ing Quot As she told Ilose and Irene the next Day. Quot it is really such a Relief Quot he said As she Vigo Ransly fanned him until his Sale Mustache Rose and fell like the savings of a yellow Butterfly Quot to have the girls take care of a Fel Loav la this pleasant fashion and so kindly ask him to Quot Noav please Don t mention it or. Homer Quot said Bessie Quot it is such a pleasure to us to exercise the care As you term Irene set the example of taking her partner Home Early. She said Young men did not regard the health of their comi any enough. She sol Erly declared that late Hovirs Jneane death to Cheeks and Bright eyes and called on or. Homer for his corroboration of her statement. Quot any Avay Quot she affirmed Quot Billy in t very Well and his Mother expressly forbids his remaining out later than 11 o clock p. M. It was Only under Promise of taking the strictest care of him Quot she announced As she wrapped him up in his Spring overcoat Quot that mrs. Leslie consented to his coming at so Bessie and Irene Avith Billy and the doctor set out for town. The car i Page was Follo Ved at a respectful distance by or. Charles faithful hired Man on horseback Quot just to keep an Eye on the Rig and see that the girls reached Home the others soon followed every one voting it the most enjoyable a a fair that had Ever been held in Maple Valley. The doctor and Billy could not find words sufficient to express the Delight they had experienced that night and hoped the ladies would remember that there were several months of this leap year yet and that such a Happy season Only came once in four years. As Irene and Bessie drove Home alone under Luna s Brilliant beams they talked Over the events of the party and both were pleased to pronounce it a Success in every respect. Quot except Quot Bessie said with a Gay laugh Quot we have neglected one of our grandest prerogatives Avrich the year and the occasion yield our Quot what is that Quot Irene asked yawning a Little. Quot stupid what do you suppose ? Why to pop the i question of Quot of what we have missed if Billy had declined my heart and hand one of those Silks in Jones amp mix Ray s would go far toward Healing the bloat. And i have missed my Chance to secure either for we Avon t have the audacity to Manifest own preference Quot no Quot said Bessie Quot and or. Homer is just too bashful to retune the compliment. It s just too bad Quot but or. Homer avas not. He is paying 3essie marked attention Yoav. And Rumor has it that he held a private interview Avith Farmer Charles a fear Days ago. And Irene she has showed Bessie a Lovely ring which she says Bill wants her to Avear. Fremd Iii the biggest eaters. Quot it is curio is to study the appetites of different nationalities and the amount of food they annually consume Quot said a Avell kno Avn doctor. Quot englishmen Are the biggest eaters i u resume. Are they not doctor Quot queried the re Orter. Quot not acct Ding to carefully be ared statistics. The i Arisian although i it i it i it ulary sup k be l to make u it in Quality Arhat he d est Quot to require in Quantity strange to say consumes Gnu e annually than the londoner. Ten result is arrived at by a get feral Avera. \ and is about As Sci Mittic As any Oik slum old desire. The Frei a Are Liy far the largest Consumers of fruits and a vegetables although the English think they Are gradually bemoaning a race of vegetal let aters. Tui comparisons Are interesting. Thu a Ergo i Arisian is credit Ihl Avith consuming annually in Quantity 115 pounds of apples against ten it londoner s 05 funds and g ounces. In pears tie Frencl Mian is far ahead Avith a record of 170 funds and 1. A ounces to John Bull s 3i pounds and 5 ounces. To carry the comparison still Furtun i la simply say that the larger amounts Are credited to the parisian and the snut ller to the londoner peas 3 pounds and 8 ounces g funds and 15 Oum is carrots 7 i funds and 3 ounces 37 Point is celery 11 ounces 6 to ids and 13 ounces cherries 2 pounds and 13 ounces 20 pounds and 11 ounces plums and Damson 17 pounds and 12 ounces 183 pounds and 4 ounces and raspberries 4 ounces 2 pounds. But there Are some foods that the londoner consumes Travice As much of As his neighbor. The briton eats 173 pounds and 4 ounces of potatoes and the parisian Only 49 pour ids and 4 ounces. The average Cousin option of cabbages cucumbers onions tomatoes and is also greater in London than in Paris. With these the French Are by far the largest Consumers of fruit and vegetables. I think the americans would Espial the English possibly but not the Freud h. The English eat More beef perhaps Tolian any other new York mail a circus dress Iii room. The dressing room of a circus re sents a Pur scene during a perform Ance. The dressing tent is divided by curtains it ight to ten feet High into three different compartments. In one the men dress in another the a Omen make their toilets and in the third Avrich is the first entered from the exhibition tent the animals to be used in the different acts Are made ready for thu in Kavork the horses saddled and bridled and the trick animals dressed. In the men s dressing Root Avith the bar nun Over 150 individuals at a time Are re Moa ing their str get garbs and getting into their ring costumes. Look in this Deji Arment in the morning. Ashen Iio performance is going on. And you Avill see Only four or five rows of closed trunks More than 1.50, stretching in tia e or six lines through the s Ace. On l osts four feet High at intervals Are Small Square Talle tops and sip Iare 14x14 Inch Marrcus. The tables have Chalk and by Siutiti stains and there a it Marks of much visage of them. At these tables and before these mirrors the clowns and other performers make up. The trunks Are arranged in exactly thu it same order in every to Avn. Each Man has his place and he can go into the tent in the dark Ami place his hand on his tii Ink. All nationalities Are Here commingled. Y of can see a Devitt Arab among his comi Anious in All conditions of Costuna a or nudity sitting piously Reading his Koran and japanese acrobats carefully preparing themselves and their children for their act in the ring. All the performers Are on hand at f o clock and when they go Home after the Perfo Nance their trunks Are packed and locked and so Ashen we leave a City the thinks Are lifted onto wagons and can red away Only to be deposited in exactly the same Oriler in the next town in which we free Preas. To be pitied Quot How is it old fellow that Ever since you were married you come to the club so hungry and yet your wife has a really excellent Cook Quot Quot of yes but just As soon As i relish anything she becomes wonderful Flea. Let is put our Flea under the Micro scope. It seems to be clothed in a sort of Armor formed of Brown overlapping plates that Are so exceedingly Tough Asj to be almost . Its head Iai Small and very thin and it has a single Eye upon each Side. This Eye is Blacks and the rays of Light scintilla the within it like Sparks of fire. Puget managed to look through one of these eyes and he found that it diminished in size while it multiplied them in number a Man appearing like an army of fairies and the fiame of a Candle becoming a thousand tiny stars. From the shape of its head and for other reasons the Flea is supposed to use Only one Eye at a time. The offensive ave Apon of the Flea is composed of two Pali or feelers Tavo pierces and a Tongue. When it feeds it stands erects thrusting this sucker into the flesh Ami it will eat without intermission until distil red for it voids As fast As it swallows it food. It is interesting to put sea eral in a Glass and giving them a piece of raw meat see them All standing on their Hind legs to suck up its juices. Their manner of breathing is still undetermined. But it is thought most probable that the a receive air into their bodies through Small holes at the end of the Pali. The legs of a Flea Are marvels of strength and elasticity. They Are joined to the body by Long tendons that Aci it like wire Springs. In making its leap Avrich it is said can cover 200 times length the Flea draws the leg close u it to the body and then it out Avith great Force but the impulse i proceeds from the first joint alone the others Only increasing it by their Sti Etc while the leap is being made. Fleas Are possessed of great strength Btl it tells of a no Chadic Avo made a Gold Chain As i no As his Finger that a Ilea dragged after him. And a Golden Chariot Avii i he threw also bin Jiley a rites of a in the strand Avaio had an Ivory four wheeled Chase Avith a coi Ichuan on its Box dra Avn by a Flea. Thu same Man aft Erward made a Carriage Avith six horses a Coachman four persons Insi Ltd it it. Two footmen behind and a postilion of one of the horses All of a Liili was Drav no Gay a single Ilea. Latrielle mentions a Flea Avrich dragged Silver Cannon of Twenty four Titues its own a eight mounted on a heels. And showed no fear Ashen it avar charged Avith inn order and fired off. Bene says Liat he Saav three fleas drawing a tiny Onui Ihus that a pair Drav a Chariot and that a brass Cannon avar dragged by a single one. There Are several varieties of fleas but they Are so Nuich alike that thu in Difei fences Are interesting Only to scientific people. The cat Flea Avill do As Well As any to Shoal us the process of Breeding. During the Spring and summer months she Simily drops her eggs into the fur of the cat but in the autumn and Winter she glues each firmly upon a hair. These eggs Are so Small As to be barely visible to the naked Eye but under the Micro scope they Are very Beautiful looking like the Loa Eliest pearls and Are i perfectly translucent. The Flea deposits Nearh 200 at a time running about and Dro Jiing them Here and there. They soon Ratcli into Small Avite footless Vorms. In from one to Tavo weeks they go into cocoon. Nothing can be prettier than this cocoon. I Avish i could show it to you but will try to describe it. It is like a flask of Clear Glass tinged at the Edge with Peai by tints and dotted Over Avith Gold. The Little Sleeper Avit Liin lies in a Circle is Rose coloured and looks like the delicate Petal of a Floater. In about six ave eks he reaches maturity. At first he is not larger that a mite but when Well fed grows quickly in size and strength. Fleas Aie quarrelsome and great fighters. When several Are confined in a Glass they Avill stand on their Hiil legs striking at their opponents Avit the others and Roll Over and Otu Eacle other losing legs and ant Simuan Ltd at last giving up their lives in the till there is a record of a Flea which Lia etl ten Days after such an encounter Avith no Ante Tina three plates of his Side broken a one Eye Glt be and Avith Only four legs and these Cut Oti Quot to the first joints. Fleas ire supposed to feel a or at antipathy to Avorn Vood and other bitter herbs and in England the country Pelt i ple have a habit of placing these about their cottages for the purpose of banishing the . , in the Swiss novel custom. A novel custom is observed in Iii Tuu cd of St. Ives Hants England. A correspondent describes it Quot on a table in the Church at the a Laucel Avert placed six bibles and near them a Box and three Dice. Six boys and six girls solemnly Avat Ched Over by the vicar and a Croad of i parishioners the Cav Dice each three times to see Avrich should have the six bibles. Three Avent to the and Oliree to the girls. This remarkable custom dates from 1g78, when or. Robert Wylde bequeathed �50, of Avrich yearly interest avas to to silent in buying six bibles not to Cost More than 7 shillings to Pence each to be cast for by Dice on the communion table every year by six boys and six gilds of the lately the communion table has not been used for the purpose it being considered an improper use. Not a howling Success. He and so Jon Are president of the e anti kissing society miss Smith she yes sir. He was your meeting to Day a Success she not very sir we transacted no business whatever there was t a quorum York

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