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Sunday Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1881, Syracuse, New York tantai over lo if; la itoa Ui AIM! a war Le ported. tuii lo otaic afiw tiuj in hi> rotiu list (ifeor krLiliJ laijju, ajij, j CoJ t-j Ltttulwt. j iLe t'ac was wlut h lit- IUM! Istirti !i- iktm was kid bowed aud Luckinl sJ r lit ft'oh !ia a aod a hert. Wilh liie JwSvtvt in uii p j ISakuuia Kttw rabid in Uii j- THE SUNDAY HERALD. jnruM, Sunday, Aprti 10, won t.f la a AtMl Btxtt Ibr iKvure l-.j vxxa HKMS ui UK- maur s W uub a Uvmtihttu nuuci. Uttveur SHi jtuit mature tip la g-jaa. ws aslsr tu our CM iwiiriuur. i.'jr aextla tit ia toiapkA. Ibfe ton as sea a ______ ia tii> VOM.TC-, as to tu tr, wilh whom IMS s muttjur, lladgvfci) iw't iay vaiUe. Atol litrchcrJa ml us Mif Lad a dear lover. aLv sn i a t A salUir Kj'lrJ faun U-jdl iiul a JUK? 'ril tuj- lire .n a nxiutl labli- nwn orw lie HM, sits 41 IT Aid cuji aa'J iu siuivr are i A. a at iae saist, fruui And s ailp under sail, Mj All lajSra will ujrtarti, Ji upon Uittn us anil air As lUc talrsgc IJjal Cou.? la of ihe sitcUcl, a photOBrapher's conuuuin" a dozen of liis lale railwuT companion- he knew as "ilary BelL" What was lo be Of course she had ihe bag coalainb his saiupte. aud an tichange was in way desirable, lie would write to frr. Accoidinglr. mail carried a lelter addrtsstd inuis to ".Miss .Mary t-----.Vermont." The writer's business was primed upon ihe plsideof the envelope, ncil a week later} wad returned to him with these wonlslcrawled iiimu it; "Xo sucli ptison herri" Hots tspericacjl a feelinz of and ditgusL After al his "Mary who Lad so fascinaiedfani, was nothing but pretty humbug.' Man- Bell was not her n-ne. Perl'iips she had intentional- ly her vflisc where hs would itlly btcaUit iieititr mure nor Ifeltutuuu ItfCtiuK his Tise to which liitunio hud gQae iu jmrc iLe iiujjuiiiv of Ihe iuU-lligeut p'Jilical ls with rrLom he fuuut! iu ia wSwu lie was liviiis to diseovi-r us a scholar tuid philoi-oplier the of livifel. They cot only tae K-AAA, which hod been for luuj; their cburiOied Ktret voice of independence, but vrhui a few years ago, ih-.-y ai y. deUvvr- nnce. Shortly after Bukuuiu's death the sult of his teaching becatue Ibe surffcce iu Huijis itsdf. S'.udtou. mt-cbauiei. male mid K-tuiIo busyb-'xiiei in inct togetlitr io secret, lablished societies, and collrcted fuail-i for Ihe furtherance of their schenies. A number oi asiaSfUulions of promi- nent officials were aext perpetrated ur aitempied." Yera SassulituU shot at Trcpoil. was tried by a jury and actjuil- and iLe was hailed with deli.abt by ihiit portion of the Rusiiau j'liMic who were bv the Ihe Gobts, and liis Yniuga. Murders continued to follow fast. In fiftteu months successful at- tempts were made on Chief of the Gendarmerie. Prince Krapotkin, Ihe Governor of Kharkoff, aud Biron IMK. tojm. talatii itilson. aaaU Va Uitmugb ii nvi to LM ta tfoA tfesl sasjfasft :ii ui jrour bean zzl tow ci c aul >ctt vti- lO. S liiWol 01 tic Wt-J.-. la our ttguo: Our ixuits li NcterduuUll- suiS-ii wwtiWl a sux Jl jou tujai; a word wlil .-s> it If II la but icay vrlli v.ljca tin so. is truai JTMS. taay oiuru aial sollcu, Clil a -y ur a pi'ts: 1 ln-v are u !t !S W5CJ.CT! 10 IWJtlB. Hod w do, !Xi n, Uira. JO'Jr ol Ai: 1 najer, my fcucp }OU Utfc u Now or cover, ia; as as you caa. WOMAN'S WAYS. DATJGHTEES OF ITS AiTD THETE BOI3GS. U left to OUT? limao Xf'srJtiKr a JUBfe hxlf {taws kt ttr lift i: ff.Ktn. up aad quite of quite a, ____________________._ __________ ofrall iliite kid j Ja year vlsfot I visited lisa iid ffctreais iuetea'w ilie foraa ttafaeXitty. Tbe at tits U. ,'s.r kid ffctreais iueteuiy slie foraa zwtzatiiis lias few tv.l har tixtst. wtar E'jliiiox vtrv iMn oi-jyl i put iltflr gowns; sod !a ia ia slai the rcnasi, wiueii was a. ii-if- after wtlatf'M ius Mam r s fa Ids to lolly Ittr kl'M'. Sg A obou woeu j-ou iiiua su i tie otll of La U i Ut utit I Lvi ing to whtu a high lei-ftas lii-i Ihe kick of the shoe tiuad. The Uieory pal f'jrth luu uecatl-rcce of danciuj to the prevalence of hiiU hetU is uioui. bu: for tuy pan I tblak lui tt'Jii may IK fount! is doleoce of youas mea. Some UK too lazy to learn lo dance, and others hiv- lesutic-d. are loo !azy to practice the Ilerking, of KidT; and unsuccessful st- takcil in placed his own, for ihe mast j ;empls were made on Kotk-revski. the known his valise contained Vrovincial Procurator at Kieff: Tchfir- valuahtc koff Dubbinett, the two Chiefs of "She was an unmitigated Htlle the Kitff Adniinistretion of Police; and he csclainitd'lo his favorite younger Gen. y0n Drenteln, Jleseazeffs success- sister, when, once more 21 home, he re- or. The number of criminal prosecu- lalcd lo her interested ears ihe story of tions arisiugfrom these aad olacr crimes was astounding. In 1STG Ibere were Ihe trials of ihe first balsh of 133 KieS Xihiiislf, of Brandt aad his confeder- ates, of the rioters at Poltava, Kharkoff, and Odessa, and follow- ing each other ia rapid succession. Nevertheless, the Xihilist societies con- tinued lo grow in spile of the police and the eslra precautions lafccn by ihe Gov- ernment Certain bands grew so confi- dent in their Strength that they were able to demand, -and successfully, larss sums his adri-nture. "Oh. I don't think so, Ross." said TVeeks. shakinc her curly head decidedly as she looktd at the pictured face of "Mary BelL" "A girl with such a sweet, true face could not be deceitful. Aud then, if she were, she would not have been goose enough to place her photojrapbs in your possessioa. You Save her your card; it bears your busi- ness address, doesn't it? Have paileace, has been some hear from her." Sure enough, two days later, Ross re- ceived a little, ladylike note in. whiih the writer wished to know what dispo- sition she should make of his property, also requesting him to return her satchel by express. It was signed -'Mirabel RBV." 1'he nivstcry was solved. She had given him her first name alone, which, in the confusion, he had understood as BelL" Ile'markcd the little valise and sent it off; and sent also by Ihe next mail a note, in which he stated that, "as busi- ness would take, part of Vermont on the following he would take the liberty of calling at her home for his baggage, if she would kind- ly retain it for him. And he was her re- spectful and humble servant, etc." Yes, it all came about as you antici- pate. He called at the house of the Rays, and was more iban ever delighted by Mirabel in her quiet home dress, about her home duties. 3Ir. and Mrs. Ray were old-fashioned Ross found in Mirabel's brother John, who was at home on a visit, an old business acquaintance; and so WES prevailed up- on to spend a day or two there. It was not his last visit by any means, and a vear later he took for a wife "the young lady in gray." 31ICHAEL BAKOXIK. to tbe Ifalrrr Mali of Creetiou, Culled from VjtrluuH Sources. emanshotiled the name t the station. said litanSJP bis valise, "and yet Ido ml wen know your name." And he of his cards en the seat be- siaeher, locked up the frsnlc smile ;ntfl which he bad become famili.r in "My, name Ross- bent a little lower. A whole of Erench Canadians were crowd- ng mean while to each other..The i18 Ross it through the con- 0, re 'was only, time for a bow and a andhewas-gone. ROM entered a Tlic Apostle of Teach- ings and Their Bcsnlts. Bf- Y. Times.] The Czar who succeeded Alexander L sanctioned measures of exlremc scver- itv against all oulleU of freedom of opinion. According to a thoughtful "erman writer, who lived many years the Russian metropolis, and whose rctint work on his Russian experiences has tr-cu carefully by Fairfax Taylor, tne after the abor- tive inspection, of 1S25, openly avowed itself as lii, enemy of European civili- zation. censorship was estab- lished asrrideXuj Russian literature, it was in -ae shape of books, psmpHels, magazine., Or newspapers. As it was believed tha-t the demons of assassination and revolution sprang from France ar.d other isja-tbiaking countries ofTi'estern Europe.- Gov- ern jient of Si. Petersburg it wise to check as much as possiWe all in- tercourse between its subjects and that same objectionable Western Europe. INeverthcless, there grew upagaia xocie- .tiesof educated men, who debatedones- tlons of reiicion and politics in abbild, Itee-tbinfeing manner. In tte society of which Aleiander a brilliant but vain and arrocrant littera- teur of distinguished family, and Jlithel Bsfraain, an inttuectual lieutenaor.of artillery, were the principal ornnmeah, the principles of Hegel's _ philossphy, were discussed with animation and per- tinacity. An orditary philosopher micht not be able to see fn Hegel the rudiments of great political dogmas, but the case was different" when Hegel's ah- slrass speculations fell into Ihe hands of ambitious, young, and restless politicians like Tie cliqncwiicb recognised Bskuoin as their leader. Haling bis own country, and ambitions of being able one day to help his people to secure their liberties, JBchae] Baktnrin fled to Berlin, where oe studied more intensely than ever all Ihe mysticisms of Hegel. In 1842 he Dresden, :where he found that from Heed's Positivism and Xesa- livism he could construct for himself a political system of revelation. wrote and spoke incessantly about the everlasting no, and was a declared ad- mirer and disciple of Negativism. Har- ing completed his peculiar education at Dresden, ;Bakonta went lo" Paris and openly declared himself a Rossian re- fueee. -He gathered a crowd of discon- tented patriots around him. and, he was able to collect large the organ- iZEtioni of societies which should work touellier for the .liberation of: Russia from-autocratic 'government; At the great Polish banquet of 1847, he made a speech in which he fullj described; revofotionary principles.. He told tho Poles and Russians, and whoever else if ere near him, that there ironld quickly be a revolution of the future; that- that revolution would make amends to Po- land, and wonld also remove forever all differences between tbe two leading families of Slavs, and unite the lands and -west of tho Oder into fc proper This 10 uemaau, -ana wui? of money from Kokoreff and Eliseiit. merchanls in St. Petersburg, and from other merehaBisjn Moscow, Kieff, and Odessa. The showed lhat they olhsr instruments of destruciioa than mere kaives, bombs, and pistols. Arson was to them as useful a weapon as any they could wield. Accordingly, they burned down Irkutsk, Irbit, Oren- burg, Eosloff. and "Cralsk, causing there- by much misery to the inhabitants, who doubtless preferred the Czar's rule, which, at all events, left them roofs above Iheir heads. These crimes drove Ihe incompetent police to- their almost absolute" powsr. They could proceed is, do as they pleased to a person, and without question, merely upon suspicioa. Yet thev could not singe any or all of the heads of the monster Nihilism. They sought to be successful by repressing the little liberty the press had left it 31. Kbrsch, on account of the exasperat- ing aad petty censorship to which he was constanflv subjected, threw up the editorship of ths St. Petersburg Qcv-'Me, and with it an expensive lease. The Goto had a warning of suspension b2- cause it ventured to express surprise tiat a boy of 11 yeare of age had been ex- cluded from the Gymnasium of Odessa Because of ids political opinions! Such arbitrary interfereaces- showed weak- ness, not power; and the Uuhflisis re- joiced. Every one is acquainted with the numerous attempts which they made upon the life of the late Czar before ihcy succeeded. ________ COM) FEET AND SLEEPLESSNESS rx.T.SfaU.3 The association between cold feet and ileeplessness is much closer than is com- monly imagined. Persons with cold feet larely sleep well, especially women; yet the number troubledjis very considerable. We now know that if the blood supply to the brain be kept up, sleep is impossible. An old theologian, when weary and sleepy with much writ- ing, found that he could keep his brain active by immersing his feet ia cold water. The was that the cold drove tlieblood from the feet to the head. Xpw, what this old gentleman accom- plished by design is secured for many persons much, against their wiJJ. Cold feet are the bane of many women. Tight boots keep up a bloodless condi- tion o{ the feet in the day, and in many woaien there is no subsequent dilation of the blood-vessels whea the "boots are taken off. These women come in from a walk, and their, Srst act is to put their feet by the fire to most effect- ive plan possible of cnltivatingchilblains. At night Ihey put their feet to the Sre perhaps, carry c hot iron or brick wiih them to bed. Bat it is all of no. use; their feet still remain cold. How (okeep their feet warm is the great o! life wiih cold tiEsftDT. The effective plan is not Tery attractive at first; sight- to many mindi It consists in first driving the blood-ves- sels into contraction, .after .which eecoadary dilation -.follows.: See the EnowbaDer's hands. Toe first contract of the snow makes the hands terribly cold, for the small arteries are driven thereby into firm contraction, and ihe nerve-endings of the finger-lips feel the low temperature very keenly. :But as the snow-bailer perseveres his hands commence to glow.'-The have become secondarily dilated, and the rash of warm- arterial blood is felt s- greeably by the peripheral aerre endings. This is Ibe plan to adopt with cold feet: They should be dipped in cold water for a brief period; often just to imnerse them, aad no more, is sufficient. -Then they should be rubbed wiih a pair of., bsir flesh-cloves or rongh TorkUh towel till they plow, immediately before getting iiito bed. After this, a hot water Dottle will be successful enough in maintaining the temperature of the feet, thongb, without this preliminary, it is impossible to do so. as the plan at first thought may it will, .beyond doubt, be found efficient, and those that haveonce fairiy tried it; will continue it, and find that they haye put an end to their bad nights aad feet Pills, potions, lozenges, "night- all narcotics, fail to enable thesuf- fererto woo sleep successfully. Get. rid of the cold feet, and then sleep wfl come' of itself. Bad drinking water brings a man to hisTricr quicker than "anything else. J A MATTER OF IMPORT.VXCH. The manner of holding the opera glass (says a French journal) is a point to be studied, and adapted to the style of beauty. A woman who has nat arms will hold the glass with both hands; a woman who has fine hands will take oil her gloves; a woman who has a long neck wiil recline back on her chair, ancl from lime to time let the glass rest agaiast her chin. AN OLD STORY. The New York Tekgram think, "it would be a good thing if the printers of the country would resolutely refuse to setup thatsiateraent about'lae proper way to wash lace acain. There isa't a woman in llie country who hasn't read lhat long slory beginning -Sew ihe lacs upon a there isa't a sensible woman ia the country who does not know that she can do the work better without the bottle and with her two hands and some soap and water." mGHLT EXUGHTEXED. The wife of a Congressman having been abroad a_gentleman: "I'm snlcndid oa pictures: fm a regular com- mon sewer of art. More and over, whea I whist I play third hand high. la France they havelots or francs and sar- dinesfor monev. But I've traveled, and feel a little blase. Teat's French. It's a regular language, is French. They don't -InsySnci potEge countries." THE FEMEflSS FOKST. A fashionable dressmaker tell the Cin- cinnati Enquirer that the chief trouble with -women's forms is their irregularity. "The number whose two sides do not correspoad is wonderful. Sometimes one shoulder is higher than the other, sometimes one hipls bigger, and some- times the whole figure is awry, "Wo- men's dress, in tiis era of clinging .gar- ments, reveals every imperfection, un- less art comes to nature's lielp." Pads are often sufficient to produce symmetry, according to this espert, but siooping'is something that the dressmaker's art cannot remedy. "It is a common defect in American she says. "Round backs are distressiacly numerous, .aad what can we do for them? Nothing at all. I feel sometimes like pulling them asoak, and then strapping them, flat oa a board, papoose f ashioa, la the hops of straichteainE: ihem. Parents ought to look'sharp after ibeir liltle girls jn this particular, aad put braces, on them if necessary." CTIO.UETZE. A "Washinston letter says: "The ab- surdilies of Washington etiquette in the matter of first calls can not be better illustrated than by mentioning how 3Irs. Elaine and Mrs. Sherman have several limes reversed tlieir positions vrith re- spect to who should make the first call on the other. When Mr. Elaine firs! came here he was a member of the House of Representatives, and 3Ir. Sherman a Senator, so jlrs. Elaine had to make the first call each year on llrs.' Sherman. TVhen Sir. Elaine became Speaker, it was 3Irs. Sherman's duty to call first on ilrs. Blaine. TVaea he ceased to be Speaker, and was still a member of the House, the.old order of things was re- stored. Then 3Ir. Biaine went into the Senate and 3Ir. Shennsn into the Cabi- net, snd Ihe order of first calls was again reversed; ana now as 3Ir. Blaine is in the Cabinet and Jlr. Sherman in. the Sen- ate, in again became Mrs. Blaine's duty to make a first call on JMrs. Shennaa- This she prompllv did, and 3Irs. Sher- man returned "it on Mrs. Blame's first reception llav as the wife of a Cabinet officer." r.EAtrrr rs PKESS. Mrs. Haweis, in a volume entitled, "The Art of the follow ing points with regard lo beauty in dress: ".Thereasoa that sn ordinary low neck with short sleeves looks worse in black than in any other color is because the hard lice round the bust and arms is too great a contrast to- the ssin. A low necii. always lessens the.height, and a dark dress made thuslesscnsitstill more, and it strikes the artistic as cutting ihe body in pieces, in this way: if you see a fair person dressed in a low dark dress standing "against a light back- cround some off, the effect will be That of a empty chess hung ap, the face, neck and arms being scarcely discerni- ble. On the other hand, against a dark background the bead and. onstwill be thrown up sharply, and the whole dress and body will disappear. This effect, common enoucb, is execrably bad. If yon must wear a low black bodice, let it be cut square, giving the height of tbe fhonldera (or, belter, "with the. angles rounded, for coroers arc very and have plenty of white or pale gauze or thio Olack set to softea Ussisrsh lias between ihe skin and dress. White gauze or' lace softens down tbe black- ness of the dress at the edge of thebodice, and thin black stuff has an equally good effect, as it shades the whiteness of the skin into the dark color of the gown. .Only under these conditions does the sudden: contrast some per- sons suppose, the fairness of ihe com- plexion. Short women should never wear double skirts or de- crease tbe height so in- deed, (he. tunic is very short and the .-kirt rery long. So also do large, spraw- ling patterns used for trimmings; let The sign "Faauly Eatraace." painted over ihfc .-ide doors of corner birfooms, conveys a false impression. It would be rare to see a man itid his family ialo one of plsces. Tlie correct sign would bfe, "Eatraace for The door Irads in'.c a room shut off from the rest of the barroom by a. Iiartition, which wwHtaU ihe womea from ihe view of the men al the bur. The room is fitted wish tables aa'i chairs. Vi'omen can si', '.here sad drink in complete privacy. They give their orders, and ihe bartender places the iiquor before ihem. It is bfceauss of the chance to nptu a side or private en- trance that uiae out of len citv liar rooms are on corner sites. Liquor scUtrs sav that never before was so ickesi interviewed Jti-a. To him i ty WBA not so dtar as .Ultkeai lie Lai ataV.-3'jcd Thtt isit linie was from Iu, for ytirs. He U EUW icvtnty- eigLl vears srA while for- ward ib the day of Lis with iome ia'.ertst. he U fearful thai he may out f -at as well QuliitJi; a% hfe hii fareii in- Uit prison lit ihe liop-: that afler "hia lime i? up" nU friends will help bin; to sA a homs. Hi lulk-s very of bis past life. Ia giving him his first sentence ibe him that it was not made more avere because a'u oJlenoe involved the character of an innocent niia. The idea of goini: to prUon for so long a lerm as actually attempted to commit suicide bv plunging a shoemaker's knife into hia bowels. ''Xo Sowed." he 3iid. "sad 1 took this to a token uiat I was not to die yet." Afterward, however, fie determined to end his mistry by cattias Luce gashes in his arms. Ths blood ao w cauic, and his life was almost exunct whea the keeper found him. Af icr a few weeks he was restored to health, aad then the sews came of the InSdc-ii'.y of TJUS CUB "O, grto Isaoiti'X MfufSfOr grip, bare feiet! tar Is s s-'Ztar Sf KMC Ur bat ssiae SJ BrtsSSi tte fail itsAtntx j-isa no v> use." _ H-Uft Kt tiJr OXftt 'sXA ymSK KtA K XtXfM'i tKiZ is ft tcS a yfji p-irts is loin, Jt isaisat la vxr. si y la an sves-js young sillt. ciaaceJ 'M IK Jeft wiUi oaJjr lae hra pi wai called usJEna. 50 lie mansion wu left with- j: save '.iso littis re- ct-jition Lsd Ui th-j and ihc preily ia which iit youbz her pars lad consitleraliSy out diiatory the zero wtaiLer abroad. Tbe was carefully put awsy ia boz. acd th-; fair were boui ittiriag to listir own nesu whea ihe visitor espied a revolver oa liis tablft. she cried. cotne to-night and Sad ciitol. they'll kill us with it." "Oh my vesl" shall we They ercitedly at last it wss dt'.ersis-rd thai sao'ild bo'.i wp togtUjer under tue bed. Tiu; xasclocft. They disrobed acd retired; qnist csspt over the mansion, where all seemed a? !tep. Suddcaly a vrhiic robed ngure arcse out of bed." looked st her sleeping corapanioa, reached under the carrying pistol in one hind aad the much liquor sold to women, and tiiev liis wife. This caused liim to abandon are unanimous as to tbcestentof sucii Lope oniving outada, and he utter- sales, saving that it forms a large pro- portion of their iraqe. Men rarely so icto a saloon by the side eniraace. Yet the side entrance is a necessity, and thus its very ejisteace attest.? how much liquor is sold to women. li is ihe only way by which a woman can eater a bar- room thai "pretends to any decency. If she entered the principal room she would be al once requested to leave and liouor would not be sold to her over the bar. Many women who drink send out for liquor, buying it ia small qurin- lilies, and seeping it in Iheir small cup- boards, ilanv of them get it from dis- tilleries or bucket as they are called. There are .many of these shops in the thickl3" populated districts cf the city. They maj' be recognized by their arched dconvavs, and the signs Dis- tillery" aad "Rectifier of Spirits." Sometimes a painted barrel is placed outside 8s a.signthil a.wholesale busi- ness is done. The -walls within are lined with rows of casks and barrels. Each is Sited with a spigot and there is a can beneath to catcJi the waste. These places are very orderly, and persons are rarely seen in them. A bot- tle can filled" thetc-srith whisky for ten cents, or a g'asa for five cents. These shops are known by queer titles, such as morgues, dead houses, eel pots, frying creeks, burnt rags, and tramps' rest. Tie majority of their cus- tomers are woniea. Men are more par? ticular as to the quality of tbe liquor they drink, ilaay of the small grocer- ies where poor persons trade have small bars in the rear, where a thriving busi- ness is done in poor liqnor. Women are the best customers. They have their bottles filled to lake home, and ths gro- cer charges it to potatoes, flour, or soap. Too frequently the workingman. eoine home for nis supper after a hard llay's wors, finds his wife drunk, the children neglected, and nothing to eat. He knows had no money, and can not imagine where she got her liquor, and does not aispect that he will pay for it in thegro-! 7. Sun. I f J mined to "make the best of it" by re- maining in the Penitentiary. la the course of years he actually became ac- customed to this sort of life and loved it. When his tinse of copnnenjea! has ei- pired he has managed in some way to get back again, and so it has cume to pass that for the jrreater part of two-and-forty vearstheold sinner his been boarding "Cherry Hill" at the expense of the Keystone State. _______ HOUSEHOLD HLSTs. STOVE rotiss. If a little vinegar or some _is mixed with it will no: take much rubbing to make the stove bright. and the blackleg is not likely to fly o2 in nne dust. ETALS BSSiD BSSASFAST CAKES. Soak five or sis slices of stale bread overnight ia three cupfuls of butter- milk, in ths morning beat the oread with suit, and Sour to make the batter of the right consistency. Fry as pancakes. TO WASH CHXMO1S GLOVES. "Wash chamois, gloves -with, plenty ef common soap ia warm water; when clean, squeeze, not wring out, the soap and water; hang them on a line to dry in a current of air, breathing into them occasionally to keep them in shape. Chamois gloves washed in this manner are always soft, and as nice as when new. They can be "washed in two or three lathers if necessary, but must sot be rinsed, and, when drying, they slioula never be allowed to get fiat, nor the Tinners to stick together. "DICKEXS'S PRISONER." the A ConTict Immortalized ia "American fpafladelpbli Cor. X. T. Trtbuaii For several years I have been aa oc- casional Sabbath visitor at the Eastern Penitentiary to assist ihe.chaplaia ia con- ducting the religions services. The ar- ranKements for preaching to the prison- ers in this institution arc decidedly unique. They namber at present about Visitors are not allowed to see them or to converse with them, and the services mast be conducted so as cot to violate the prison discipline. The chap- lain has managed to enlist ihe services of a sufficient number of preachers and singers to conduct the worship every SafibatU in sis or eight places designat- ed. Each preacher addresses about 200 convicts. They caS all hear him and usite in ths singing, but they caanol see him. Bef ore Dicktas wrote his "Ameri- can Soles" he the Eastern Peni- tentiary, and his comments on the "soli- system" have prejudiced maay thousand persons against the Pennsylva- nia method of dealing with criminals. Among tie cases that came under his own observation was the following. I quole his "In another cell was a German sen- tenced to five years" imprisonment for larceny, two of which had expired. With colors procared in the same man- ner he Iiad painted every inch of the walls and ceiling quite beautifully. He had laid onl the few feet of ground ba- hind with exquisite neatness, and had made a little bed in the centre that look- ed by tBe by like a .crave. The taste and incenuilv be had displayed ia everything were most extraordinary; and yctamote dejected, heartbroken, wretchedpreature it would te difficult to imagine. I peyer saw such a picture of forlorn affliction and distress of mind. 3Iy heart Wed for him, and when the tears raa down his cheeks and he toot one ot the visitors aside to while his trembling hands nervously clutched at hia cost to detain him, whether there was no.hope of his dismal sentence being commuted, the spectacle was really too painful to wit- ness. I never saw or beard of any kind of misery that impressed me more than lie wretchedness of this man." This was penned by the great npvelUt in the year 1S4J. Many changes have taken place duiiagthese forty Tears, but the "wretchedness that ao, Dickens has not killed the nrisonerl A few Sabbaths ago, while services ffl the Penitentiary, I noticed to my right a cell with an open door. The occupant sat in full Tiew of the singer.t and the preacher.. His appearance was quile reverential, ana it surprised me that he alone of my audience of 300 was visible. I inquired .afterward of the chaplain concerning him. said he, "that is Charley L-----, the nun immortalized by-Dickens. Wait, and after the others have gone I will take you to hia cell." I accepted the invitation. We found the prisoner Terr glad to s.-e JJGITT POT-PIE. Due pint of sour mUs or buttermilk, oneieacup of soiir areaa. sad 022 tea- spoon of soda; add flour and mis hard, like bread, and let it stand one hour to rise. 2s ever roll or cut it, but nip i: off ia pieces of the size you wish; boil thirty minutes, and you will always have it 33 "Tit as a puat Aimost any kind of sli will coed pol-pie, ijich chicken, beef, and veal are pref- erable. Prepare the meat the same as for baked chicken pie; drop one thick- ness of the crust ail arouad the top of the pot. Let ihe pot be uncovered the first Efteen muraus, then, cover it and bail fifteen miautcs longer. Be sure that it does not stop boiling from the lime the crust is But in until you take it up; bring it to the'tabls iiamwliaiely. STEAMED ESBIiS PUDSIXG. Pat a quart of milk over the fire ia a double kettle, and when it boils' add to it ose tescap of yeilaw aea! dissolved in a little cold milk. (This cold milk mav be taken from the quart before it is pnf over the fire.) Let the milk aad meal boil together weU for a f ui! hoar. Then lake it off lie fire, pour into a large bowl aad lei it get perfectly cold. Then add three or four (reU-beaien eggs, a half pound of suet finely chopped, one teaspoon of powdered cinnamon, a half cup of stoned raisins, one teaspoon of bakins powder aad a little salt 3Iis and beat well together. Grease well a tin mould, cover tightly and steam in a kettle of boiling water from two to three hours. A tin lard pail wiih a cover is an excellent Ihing io boil the pudding in. 11 must be eaten with liquid FLA3LES THAT WOiTI BCEX. piece a few evenings ago st the labor- of the eminent Parisian analytical chemist, M-Wuretz, in the presence of serersl members of the Academia des Sciences. Havme SHed a lamp with the liquid in question, sod ignited the wics, M. Kordig, the discoverer of tie essence, tossed the lighted lamp np the ceiling, besprinkling the by- standers as "well ashlmself with the flam- ing fluid, which, however, to the aston- ishment of all present, proved -utterly devoid of heat or burning capacity. He then soaked bis .pockelhandkercbief ia the essence, and set it on fire; the essence burnt itself cut, but the handkerchief remained uninjured, as did bis bat after subjection to a similar trial.- MIL Wcretz, Dumas, and.Fnedel plangsd their hands into a pan filled-with the burning liquid, withdrawing ;nem with fingers all alight, like so many thick jet- of gas. They experienced no sensation of heat whatsoever upon the skin surf ace thus apparently in a stateof activecom- .bustion. Other experiments of an equally wonderful. nature, con- demonstrating that the "Kordig Essence" is capable of produc- ing light without heaL All that ia at present known of its special physical characteristics seems to be that it is a thin and colorless oil; evaporating with great rapidity. Its discoverer proposes to, adapt it to general domestic use for lighting purposes, its chief recommen- datfon being absolute harmlessness; for it ia altogether incapable of exploding, may be poured, while upon the most delicate textile fabric without igniting the labstaace. is the o a> tha d. jilisiag pUtol carefaUj- iown ia front of '.be returned to bed with a sigh of relief. Along among the wes imsll hours, Georae, who had been around town. wii ihe bars, cams home. Ee wen" iata the diniaa" room, lit the helped gJiis of froni the sidc-bosrd. and stepped into the parior to warm himself by the grate. fiU foot touched sometilDg. which, with aa. implication, he tisorouiSy Sciotsd. Bung! He epr-sg tea feet away. A succession of wild shrieks pealed from tie above. George rushed tip stairs, three steps at a time, and on tie landing raa against iometting human, which he clutched, uans fresh shrieks. TTbat's us! "VHiO are "Oh. "The ttevii: Bat who ared the shotf -The bnralais." down tiered. But so bea end I'll see whas's up. He" returned down, stairs, lit the gas- in the parlor and looked about. He soon. noticed tiie revolver lying on ths Soor, picked it up, found one chamber and still smoking. However dull be- migisl have bsea on comaiing in. ha Ws now fully bright and quickly con- cluded that the burglar, the eiplosiojr and the object kicked were sii one. Bat why was the revolver there? He wens up stairs, knocked staii silttr's door, and was received by both. girls ia eiegan: wrappers. "Here's the burglar; but how he get from pa's dressing room, to tie "Oh, George! I pat !t bafore 'Cue grate to keep ilfioni CIECCS ELEPHANTS, "How do you train, elephants to dp their funny business, standing oa their heads aad ail that sort of Havea reporter queried. the mechanic, "explained 2str_ nctchiasoa. "We pc: a about the hind legs of an elephant whea we want to teach him to siaad oa head. Then. we pet s. pillow under his head. At the other ecd'of tie tackle is another ele- phant, and wisen the word of command is siven o5 goes the elephant, 02 the out- 'side of the nag, and the fellow oa the- inside a obliged to stand oa his head. whether he wfll or no. This is repeated uatil finally the beast knows what's aad then at ths- word of coat- mand up he goes oa his head. And its so with all other tricks. It's persistency taat does He explained further thai trhca once they had received instructions and were chancel back to their places they would. work at their tricks apparently trying to peifect theniieives "in. them. It is, Mr. JHutcainson says, much more iagto sec them then than at any other time. FASHION NOTES." Steel is the lace. Shaded silk pompons trim, bonnets ot ozbre silk. Extra large dress buttons are no long- er fashionable. Pleated and shirred waists, with belts and sashes, are worn. Bayadere stripes nave the run, of fash- ionable favor si present.- ArtiSciai Sowers are scented SHe wearer's favorite perfume. Greek coiffeurs binds of .pearls set ia antique style are very fashionable. Fashionable bootmakers are making: an effort to introduce very low.nat beds. Black Surah comes of suScieat thick- ness to make into spring wraps wittooe lining. Cashmere shawls are much in use as transition between winter ana sssssxf: They are draped and worn as zaantks. Tonag girls wear their waists shorty pleated or shirred st the shonlder aad. btlt, and arouad their waists are long and wide sashes, tying in looped -j bowsin the bade. W Elbow skeves will continue througii the spring'and summer months, not only for evening: but for afternoon With out of -door toil-t3 very long gloves will be worn wish them, tops with, lace rufiles. _ Short iiirta for the spring changed in shape, aad are plnsh, velvet, satin shaped plaiting, and the or box-plaitincs made oCthedreasmater-" ial ana put on in various- ways. Spun. alk is a la'e revival; H issoflif and at the same time strong. For v eringand ganging, which 13 so' mnch for trimming, it is very account of its oliability, -Those prefer silk to linen underclothing flnd the spun silkr Tery desirable. M washes wclL It is now as popular, Sarah for garments of 1 ;