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TUB OONBTITUTION-THE ONION AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS.
MIFFLINTOWIS, JUNIATA COUNTY. PENNA.. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 10. 1898.
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Tin- Inst notes of an air from the "Trov.
afore" were dying out over the shining
sea. The crowd which had gathered on
the pier to listen to the hand tiegiin to
move and disperse, the music lieing over
for that afternoon, a fine glowing August
afteriinon, tempered by the fresh, soft
air breathing across the bay. crisping the
waters here and there and bringing a de
lightful sultuess from the rippling wat
ers. The scene is Fordsea, a flourishing bath
ing place on the South Coast of Knglnnd,
not altogether dependent for its prosperity
on summer nomads. Its attractions are
of a more permanent character. Itcing
In the close neighborhood of the naval
and military station of Kastport, the otll
c.rs of both services are glad to establish
their families In the villas, terraces, cres
cents, which border the grassy common
intervening between them ami the lionch.
At the end of this pleasant common a
pn tty two-storied villa stood on an abrupt
rNiug ground. A Teranda, its support
oergnwn with roses and honeysuckles.
ran along the side facing the sea. Tins i
v. iauila was evidently used as a morning
rioiu, comfortable loiiugiug-rhairs, a work
table laden with books, bright-colored
mI1 ami wools, a "loll and a cup and ball
in the bench in front of this dainty
;..ai.si.ii a yoiiiig ludy was sitting on a
r: !e of shingle, blomhed by sea and sea
nai.r to perfect cleanliness, which nf
f..rded a comfortable resting place. The
young lady seemed much at her ease. Her
si. ,rt of blue serge was turned up over a
second skirt of w hite and blue and caught
up at the back in what used to be called
"iihwife" fashion the bodice fitting her
s'wht supple figure easily, perfectly; a
littie foot in a dark blue stocking, and
an incomparable shoe peeped forth as she
supported an open book on one knee, and
a w iile -brimmed sailor hat almost hid her
face as she bent over the pnge. A big
br-wn boat drRwn up beside her made
a shelter from the level rays of the sink
ing sun. Altogether she presented a pret
ty picture of quiet enjoyment. ,
As the Inst strains of the band died
away a gentleman in boating attire stroll
ed slowly across the grass, paused, lookdJ
round as if searching for something, and
then came straight over the shingle to
She heard his step and looked at her
book with renewed attention, nor did she
move till he stood beside her. Then she
raised her fnee an interesting, rather
than pretty face, somewhat brunette in
complexion, and .uile, with a warm pale
ness a small, oval face, with a delicate
chin and a Tery slight downward curve
at the corners of the soft red mouth, that
gave a pathetic expression to her counte
nance when In repose. Her eyes, too,
which were her best feature large eyes,
with long, dark lashes, had a wistful, far
away look, more suited to a saint than to
their piquant owner.
The man who paused beside her was tall
and slender, with a grace of movement
not usual in an Knglishmen. He was
Marker, too, than ordinary Anglo-Saxons,
n ho rarely possess such blue-black bait
and flashing dark eyes as his. His well
ciif, refined, but determined mouth was
un-liailcd by mustaches, though a strong
growth of black beard showed through
the clear olive-brown skin. He smiled a
-"ft. caressing smile as he threw himself
on the sand at her feet, paying: "I thought
y .ii had gone on the pier with Callander?"
"S' : he hns gone to the station to meet
Mr. Standish, and Mabel has had the
h tior of a command from the Grand
luichcss to drive with her."
The saintly-pathetic expression entirely
disappeared as she spoke with a swift,
arch Millie, and a flash of scorn from her
".Mi." he returned, in nn amused tone,
"ul.y did you not go to meet your be
I never meant to go. I came out of
ti.e uny to listen to the band here. Music
is so i harming as it comes fitfully on the
breeze, a ml I enjoy it most alone."
"Well, it is over now, so I may ven
ture to stay?"
nil. yes. if yon like! But I ara tired
of s ttin.,' here. I want to match some
ilk--. lo you mind, Mr. Egerton?"
"I ' n't you think it would be cruel to
wa-tc this lovely evening matching silks
in a stuffy shop? Let us go along the
.. mm. .n towards the pier. We may meet
te.n.p of y.iiir party returning."
"Yes, let us go along by the sea."
They walked awhile in silence, Eger
ton's expression hardening ns though his
th..iii.liM were not pleasant. Presently
he began to speak on indifferent topics,
un.l suddenly, after a pause, Miss Wyna
asked: "Ho you really think CoL Callnn
i. r seems better?"
"Yes, I do. I fancy the sunstroke which
f.a... !.. .1 him down was not severe. Good
in an eveuse to come home to his wife,
1 -rl.aps, and-here she is!" he exclaimed,
ii.terruptii'g himself, as a smart victoria
an ! pair came up at a brisk pace and
-'.. I'.-d beside them.
I thought we might meet you," said
the elder of two ladies who occupied tho
eai-rlagi-, n stately looking -woman of per
haps sixty or more, with iron gray hnlr,
a i!iiii-!ipped, close-shut mouth, and eyes
to., iiht for her complexion. Her com
panion ;is a beautiful yonng woman, ex-
i !y fair, with soft blue eyes and
1 - In golden brown hair. Except on her
lips she had scarce a trace of color, and
In r delicate face expressed pensive wearl-iics-
as she lay back in the carriage.
I thought we should meet you," re
peat..! the elder lady, who was the Dow
ager Mrs. Callander. "Now Mabel can
wall, home with you, for I must return to
re. ch,. my niece. Henrietta Oakeley. You
mi-lit to have come with lis, Dorothy, ljut
1... doubt you were better engaged '
Egerton bowed, and raised his hat as
'r !.., timolimpnt-
i ...Hi u-u'iicu a u.feu - v. ,
Dorothy smiled and gave a sauoy little
... . . . - . -1 1 v. .,.,1
'oss oi ner iieaa as ner sister w"""
from the carriage.
I hope yon will ill dine with nie to
morrow, to meet Mi.-j Oakeley," continued
the Dowager. "May I have the pleasure
of v... y..u. too, Mr. Egerton?"
" I t .inly; I shall be delighted!"
Mi. Callander opened and upreared a
grand white, miich-betiounccd parasol,
bowed graciously and was whirled away
t' her hotel.
"You do not look much the better of
your drive, Mabel!" said her sister, look
ing earnestly at her.
. "ure rou Mrs. Callander was nn-
bed me more than once or twice.- sue
slipped her arm through Dorothy's, and
turning towards home, walked ou slowly
between her sister and Egerton.
Malel and Dorothy YVynu were the
daughters of a military olBcer, who in the
days of purchase, never had money
enough to buy the next step beyond that
When both girls were babies. Captain
Wynn lost his wife, and then, in consider
ation of his junior officers' wishes, ex
pressed in bank notes, retired. He did not
long survive the combined loss of wife and
career. His daughters remained at th
school where she had placed them. In or
der to acquire the means of adding to their
They had apparently no relation sae
their guardian. Paul Standish. He was
a distant cousin of the late Captain Wynn,
and his nearest friend he was also ex
ecutor to his kinsman's will, a well at
guardian to his children; and Tery faith
fully did he fulfill the duties he had un
dertaken. The young orphans soon learn
ed to look upon him as an elder brother;
indeed to Dorothy, who was five years
younger than her sister, he seemed in
tlu-ir childish days quite elderly.
i die afternoon he brought a married sis
ter to see them. This lady invited the two
girls to dine, and go to the theater. A
supreme joy in itself, and productive of
At dinner they met Colonel, then Major,
Callander, a grave, sedate man, who had
run the gauntlet of many garrisons with
out any serious affairs of the heart; and
now, in the most unexpected in an ner. he
fell utterly and absolutely fathoms deep
in love with the defunct captain's lovely
Colonel Callander carried ont his pro
ject, and Mabel, won by his quiet kind
ness, and pleased at the prospect of a
home which he assured her she should
share with her sister, consented with
sweet, frank readiness, and in about six
months after their first meeting Mabel
Wynn became Mabel Callander, the object
of her grave husband's profound devotion,
of her overbearing mother-in-law's deepest
This event wrought a considerable
change in the life of Mabel's sister. The
first grief of parting over, Dorothy found
that many pleasures and advantages had
come into her hitherto rather meager ex
istence. She had prettier frocks, uure
abundant bonnets, and more frequent ex
peditious to concert and panorama with
those better-off elder girla whoM superior
lot she had hitherto envied.
The' Christmas and midsommer holi
days, spent with Major and Mrs. Callan
der wherever they happened to be quar
tered, were gloriocs period of fun and
frolic, and when little baby niece was pre
sented to her, her joy and exultation knew
no bounds. Towards her brother-in-law she
felt the warmest regard, not nntinged
with awe, and her highest reward, when
he did not resist her natural tendency to
Idleness, and attained any school distinc
tinction, was Callander's grave approba
tion. This halcyon period came to a close
when the baby girl was a few months old.
and the regiment being ordered to India,
the commanding ofiicer retired and Cal
lander got his step. But a warm climate
did not suit his fair wife, who was never
very strong. After the birth of a boy she
was ordered home.
Dorothy, now close on the sertous age
of eighteen, by Callander's wish, left
school to reside with her sister. The only
drnwback to this blissful arrangement
was the neighborhood and supervision of
Mrs. Callander, the delicacy and depres
sion of Mabel. This, however, seemed
likely to pass away, as, in a month or
two, Dorothy gladly recognized an im
provement in health and spirits. The win
ter was a pleasant one, fur Paul Standish
proved himself the best "guide, philoso
pher and friend" they could have had.
The gayety of their lives was consider
ably increased towards Christmas by tht
arrival in London of Egerton, who had
known Colonel and Mrs. Callander In,
India, where he had gone for sport and
travel. He loaded the sisters with flow
ers, stalls at the theaters, small presents,
endless attentions, managing at the same
time to stand well with the Dowager, who
respected his wealth and position.
Mrs. CRllander's little dinner was
greater success in her own estimation than
perhaps in that of her guests. She had
what she considered a distinguished par
ty, which included an Honorable Major
Sr. John, whose pretensions to excluslve
ncss ami superiorly were upheld by mas
terlv taciturnity: her niece, a much-traveled'
and experienced yonng lady of good
fortune, and beyond the twenties, to
whom the Dowager once thought of mar
rying her son, and w ho was nothing loth;
nu eloquent Iw Church divine, the Hev.
Septimus Cole, who was her spiritual di
rector; Egerton, sundry nonentities, nava,
and military, of good portion, and hit
-on with h!s wife, who looked provokingly
clcant. Dorothy had been nnceremoni
ously put off to m.ke room for St. John,
who was especially asked for Miss Oake
lev's benefit, and as Egerton, who was,
Mrs Callander thought, the greatest man
there, was more silent than usual, and
looked slightly bored, she began to fear
before dinner was over that she had made
a mistake in dispensing with that conceit
cd, insignificant chit Dorothy, for really
Mr Egertoi seemed to miss something,
snd" that something might Be nororny.
The ret of the company, with the ex
ception of Miss Oakeley. "made" conver
sation inure or less sumj.
pwav on all possible subjects to St. Jon .
-nd 'Egerton. between whom she sat.
i',- eivided between the desire to mate
,r impression on the latter and anmiale
e f, n,er. Colonel and Mrs. Callam er
regained to the last, as he acted host a 0
wl.cn the family l"rty wen; left ...
m's Hke:cy tooK n ion en.
n.;.sii 's wtfe? "I have not had the chance
o a word w ith yon." she cta.u.e-l
'Heretic' they are sweet tnmj.s. p.ii
XiiSutZo. Ho U th"'k
lhrVery w'ellI would not trouUe
' .it himself to be !-""
"Then I artppose we do not rxire mm.
fie was hurt when out tiger shooting, im.l
carried Into our .ungalow, where we
nursed him. He fancied we saved his life.
Herbert Is very fond of him."
"And Dorothy! 1 fancy she hns grown
pretty. May 1 come to luncheon to-im.r-row?
I promise not to murder the chil
dren If you show them to me. And so
Mr. Standish la with you. Why in the
world didn't my aunt ask him to diuncr?
lie Is so agreeable aud so popular."
While Miss Oakeley chattered on, Mrs.
Callnnder was pouring a few grievances
into her son's ear.
"I am sorry Mabel was so bored at din
ner to-day, bnt I am quite awurc of the
"Indeed I Well, I did not observe her
being bored, nor do I know why she
"Oh, I am the offender! I did not ask
Mr. Standish to join us. He is, I confess,
a nil I neither like nor approve."
"There la no accounting for tastes. He
la a good fellow enough."
"A mere worldling. I fear k! want of
faith haa had an evil Influence on Mabel
"Oh, come! If there are no worse wom
en In the world than my wife aud little
Dorothy It would not to a bad place!
Mabel, It will be late before we reach
The Dowager (as she liked to be called
it somehow smacked of ducal rank)
bade them a glacial good-night, but Hen
rietta ran downstairs to see them off.
"You will be at Mr. Egerton's picnic on
Tuesday, will you not? He has asked me
and Aunt Callander. Just fancy her
yachting! She will bore and to bored.
Mind you are at home to luncheon, Her
bert; I am coming!"
"Certainly! At to the picnic, nearly
every one is going, ourselves among the
(To be continued.)
ALASKAN INDIAN WOMEN.
They Have Artistic Ability ltespit.
Their Toilanme I.ivra.
Writing of the "Indian Women of
Alaska and Their Handiwork," in the
Woman's Home Coinpauioo, Olive Mc
Gregor says: "The huge expression
less face of an Alaska Indian woman
shows but little evidence of any afubl
tlon or ability to perform even the sim
plest features of domestic art, and yet
the skillful and artistic results of the
handiwork of these untutored aborig
ines much sought after by the tour
ists who visit their villages during the
summer. Moreover, though the wo
men are all fat andi Inzy-iooklng, their
Urea are not uninterrupted ease, not
withstanding that their needs are few.
Abundance of fuel la all about them,
and food, which with them Is synony
mous with fish, swims almost to their
doors. But the procuring aa well as the
preparing of this food Is all accom
plished by the women. During the
summer they leave the villages and
towns for the islands In lees frequented
water, where they camp for weeks at
time, catching and curing the fish for
winter use, while the men lazily watch
tlmu. or paddle the canoe, r other
wise amuse themselves.
"If an Indian's wife la In in health
or too old to work, he marries another
younger wife, usually a relative of the
first one, who Is expected to provide
the food, while the first wife cares for
the house and children. Fish and ber
ries furnishing almost the only food of
these people, the women have little
scope or ambition for developing culin
ary art, but In matters of personal
adornment they take keen delight. Dur
ing the long, dark winter they weave
beautiful blankets and baskets for their
own nee and to sell. The blankets are
made from the strong rough wool of
the wild mountain sheep. Yet some of
these are as soft as silk, and In beauty
of coloring and Intricacy of design rival
the Oriental rags and hanging. It
usually takes a woman six months to
complete one blanket, but many of
them sell for prices ranging from fifty
to two hundred dollars. The much-sought-after
genuine Chllkat blanket
Is about four feet long and two and one
half feet wide at each end, but as one
side Is pointed, the center Is a foot
wider than the ends, and on this side is
ornamented with a ten-inch fringe.
These are worn In the dance, thrown
around the shoulders, with the pointed
fringed side hanging down. The de
sign Is grotesque, consisting of conven
tionalized faces of men and animals
in pale green, outlined with black on a
white ground. Sometimes dull blue
takes the place of the pale green. A
peculiarity which stamps thel genu
ineness is a fine thread or shaving of
deerskin In the center of each hard
twisted st rami of wild sheep's wool
yarn, of which they are made, render
ing thwn almost Indestructible."
(Scotland's Hlrunge Mrdn.
Prom the small Island of St. Kllda,
off Si-otlamd, 20,0Kt young ganneta and
an Immense nuinler of eggs are annu
ally collected, and although this bird
lays only one egg ir anntrm and is
four yenrs In obtaining Its maturity its
nuiiilM;rs do not diniiniab. Obviously
siK-h birds must reach a great age or
they would long ago have been extec
A match race between Hamburg and
Ornament will be run on the Saratoga
'TrcfaXedUuU Jockey Sloan ha,
Keen offered $25,000 as a retainer lor his
svices next year in the stable of Mr.
tb multi-millionaire, of London
and South Africa.
J. Andrews, an Englishman, recently
wagered $2000 to $1000 that hn could ruU
To mil three houra Vlth. thu a'il f h't
three horses. The race took p ace at
Blackpool on a track measuring 770 yards
To complete the distance 137 laps and lit
iards hud to be traversed. Twenty-three
mUes wee covered in 1.01.30 and cont.
uing to gain time at each lap, Mr. An
drews eventually covered the distance in
2 53 3". The two sulkies used were lilted
with pneumatic tires.
The recent English athletic champion
ships were successful from every point of
view, and the standard of the perfoi rn.
ances were unusually high. Hugh Welsh,
a Scotchman, won the mile run in -" -5
and he is expected later, on to smash Tom
Conneff's record of 4.15 3 5.
Partridges are reported more plentiful
in Montgomery and upper Chester coun
ties than for several years. ......
Tho Kensington Driving Club will hold
a race meeting at Holmesburg Junction
on August 3. ..i. x- i-
Tno Canadian contingent at the ation
al Regatta are very anxious to have Kd
ward llanlan Ten Eyck row at the Can
adian Eegatta next month, as they U
lieve with a little more practice and ex
perience, Charles Goldman, the Arg
nant Bowing Clnb sculler, can give bm
tht 7aC oi bis Ufa.
FROGS EATEN IN NEW YORK.
Ifca CmusbibH ! OMtM tfcaa la
Are tfeera many froga' legs eaten In
New Yetkr the reporter aaked of Com
Am Is aet a Ity In the world,"
aM ConrailMloMr Blackford, "that
cenaamea so many froga logo aa New
"Mow than la Paris r
"Tea, Indeed," replied tho commls
lone "Wall years ago the French
wore commonly known aa frog oatera,'
tho Kow-Yorkera to4ay should more
properly bo colled frog-oatbig people,'
feather than tho rarlolaao. I aoMom
found tho dish on tho nvonua In tho res
taurants of Paris, while In New York
yon can get thorn at nearly every ftrst
elaaa hotel and restaurant. Thla dlafa
Is not common In London, and only a
few of tho hlgh-grado restaurants there
A wording to Cornmiaaloner Black
ford'a figures, fully 70 per cent, of the
froga for tho Now York market are
shipped from tho Ontario district In
Canada. Tho remaining 28 per cent
pome from tho Adlrendaeka and the
State of Maine, Progs are very plenti
ful la ail of them districts, and they
multiply so rapidly that there la n
danger of a decrease In the supply for
yoara to come. About sis of tho saddles
of these frogs welch a pound, and retail
at TB eonta.
The largest froga In tho world come
from tho State of Missouri, but they
are scarce and do not figure largely In
Now York's market Throe of these
saddles will make a pound. Great
quantities of frogs are to be found In
the New Jersey meadows, but they are
so small that a pound of dressed legs
cannot be ohtalnod from lees than two
or three dosen frogs. Occasionally a
fanner's boy will bring forty or fifty
Of these frogs to market, but the pay Is
so nmall compared with the amount of
work required In the hnnt that no ono
makes a regular business of searching
the adjacent meodowa,
The frog-taking season begins about
Tuns 1 snd continues steadily until
Bept, 1. Throughout Canada there aro
many man who mako a regular busi
ness of f rog-oatchlng, while In tho Ad
irondack s tho work Is done by the
guides during their spare hours. The
animals are caught with a hook halted
with rod flannel and suspended from
s rod about ten feet In length. There is
s strange fascination about rod flannel
that tho ordinary croaker cannot resist.
Tho moment It Is danglod within a few
Inches of his nose he makes a wild leap
at It, with jaws wide open, and Is
promptly hooked. Bo Is released snd
placed In a big basket carried on the
back of tho frog hunter.
Sometimes the frog Is fonnd to be
slooplag. Then tho hook Is placed nn -
dor him. and a anlok 1rk lands him.
Whoa ths basket Is filled tho frogs sro
nsasot m miea tno iregs sro
a pen la on corner of the
tie hots of the hunters, and
are kept there until there la a demand
for thorn from Now York. They are
then scooped out of tha pen with a net
snd killed and dressed.
This operation Is very simple. The
frog Is stunned with a blow on the
bead and immediately the head Is sever
ed. Then the skin Is loosened at tho
top and In a Jiffy It comes off like a
glove. Tho saddle Is separated from the
body with ono blow, and the legs nrt
folded together as on wonld fold his
irms. They are packed In boxes of
chopped Ice and aro ready for ship
ment. During the summer months the New
York market receives from 8,000 to
10.000 ponnds of drensed saddles dally.
The retail price then reaches the lowest
notch of 23 cents a ponnd. As It is Im
posHfble to take the frog during the
winter. Immense quantities of the sad
Ales aro frozen during the early arttnmn
and stored in Ice boxes. The meat re
tains Ms full flavor, and Is as good as if
It had bean killed the day previous.
A great many attempts have been
made toward the artificial propagation
af frogs from the eggs, but none has
ver succeeded. Seth Green, one of the
most snccessful fish cnlturlsta In the
Tonntry, made many tests several years
go, but met with failure. During tho
past snmmer Commissioner Blackford
received several orders from France
for live bnllfrogs. which were to be
ased in stocking the ponds In that
ountry, as the supply was found to bo
railing below the demand. New York
VANDAL HANDS ARK STAYED.
Broande of the Bora-beae Villa Pur
chased by the Government.
An "open space" that has a European
reputation has long been threatened
and has now at last been rescued from
the speculative builder. In no capital
has he been more active lately, or more
ferocious, than in Borne, no found the
aid city marble and he Is rapidly leav
ing It plaster. Every one who knows
Rome will remember the beautiful
grounds of the Villa Borghese, Just out
side the city walls, high upon the Pin
clan hill. Thence you look down on
the city stretching southward beyond
you and can see the sun setting behind
In the healthiest quarter of Rome this
Rite was the very opportunity of the
speculative builder, If chance were to
cast It Into the market And of thla
there has lately been an alarming prob
ability. The Borghese family were no
longer the Inheritors of their old opu
lence. Year by year tha quaintly laid
out grounds were falling into neglect
and the artificial ruins were crumbling
In veritable decay. Once the Casino
held a collection of antique sculpture
so rare that Napoleon carried them off
to Paris and the Indemnity promised to
the Prinoe Borghese of that day 18,
300,000 francs was never paid. But
the pedestals were not left unoccupied
and to this day the Casino Is ono of the
lights ot Beene.
The grounds themselves are In a way
Its Hyde Park. It la here that, la the
season, la the winter months, and In
the early spring, the fashion of tha
modem dty Is seen and scarcely a day
passes bat the scarlet liveries show
that the king or queen Is driving In the
ground. This "open spaee" was too
intimately asaodated wtth many sides
of ths life sf roodern sterna to silow of
its beiBC saertflced to the foglhjet. The
matftCftUtr M boat J jrm t
fauiilr. to wiom will b paid for the
concession an annnlty of 8,000 yeox
Tho beautiful and delicate colors oh
served on tho ogga of blrda aro not very
fast to light, more especially when taej
belong to tho lighter class of color.
Foot of the Montana willows, with
on from the Island of Unalaska, are
tho smallest shrubs of Ballcaceae In th
world. One of these growing often only
half an Inch high. Is believed to be ths
smallest species of willow ever known.
It the land surface of the globe were
divided and allotted In equal shares to
each of Its human Inhabitants, It would
be fonnd that each would get a plot of
twenty-three and one-half acres, but
much of It would not be worth having.
A new method of preserving wood
from decay, known as the Haskln proc
ess. Is being tried on a large scale la
England. Instead of withdrawing the
Sap and Injecting creosote or some oth
er antiseptic substance, as Is usually
done, Mr. Haskln submits the wood to
superheated air, under a pressure of
fourteen atmospheres. Under this proc
ess. It Is averred, the sap Is chemically
changed Into a powerful antiseptic mix
ture, which, by consolidating with the
fiber, strengthens as well as preserves
Tho "live" electric wire Is said to ns
used with great success by lion-tamers
In Impressing upon their savage popUs
the utter hopelessness of sn attack on
the master. When a lion Is in tho early
stages of education It sometimes starts
for Its tamer when the tatter's back Is
turned. Formerly the only security for
the man was In keeping a sharp outlook
over his shoulder. Now he can have a
charged wire stretched across tho cage
In front of the beast and If tho latter
touchea the wire he gets a lesson which
makes a deeper Impression than the cut
of a whip.
The Los Angeles Ocean Power Com
pany has, at Potencla Beach, Califor
nia, a metallic pier 350 feet long, at the
outer end of which are three floats ten
by ten feet In dimension, which rise and
fall with the Incoming waves. By
means of pistons the floats force water
Into a reservoir on the bank. Tho up
per part of the reservoir contains air,
which, being compressed, forces the
water through a nozzle upon a Peltoo
water wheel, which Is thus driven st s
high rate. The water wheel supplies
! power to a dynamo. Each float devel
P between two and three horae-pow
J represented as being vVU satisfied wit
the results. r ,- ( ; '
r. Tha managers of the enterprise sr
On the Grand Btver near Moab Is
Utah exists a remarkable "natural
bridge," of which a photograph was re
cently made by a Moab photographer.
Mr. Arthur Wlnslow, of Kanaka City,
In forwarding the photograph to Sci
ence, says that the span of the bridge
Is estimated to be 600 feet, and lu
height l.r0 feet Mr. Wlnslow thinks It
Is a product of erosion by wind. He
has himself made pho'ogrnphs of sim
ilar formations, on a smaller scale, Ie
the same region of country. The ex
cavating agents are the grains of sand
whirled by the wind. Starting with a
lepresslon In the friable sandstone
rock, the blasts of flying sand rapidly
fxcavate pot-holes in comparatively
flat surfaces, snd "windows" In stand
ing walls and Isolated buttes.
No matter how stout a man's courage may
There are times when he's certain te
Though the blazing of battle he calmly
In peace all his firmness may fail.
Though bnllets which sought iu his being
Serenely he often defied.
He'll tremble and pant aa he struggles to
The girl who is learnlag to ride.
A marksman afar will perchance miss hU
When the dynamite deadly la fired.
For e'en mathematical skill cannot claim
To guarantee all that's desired.
But when her front wheel seems to waver
And she thinks If s time to collide.
Ton know you're a target that's bound te
By the girl who is learning to rids.
Spelling by Kr.
An American gentleman, residing In
Berlin, taught a little German boy the
simple stanzas, "Ding-dong bell" and
"Twinkle, twinkle, little star." On be
ing asked to write the words of these
poems, as he thought they were spelled,
the boy produced the following, accord
ing to the Home Guard:
Dlnn, dann, bell, Pussis In wt well, "
Huparterlun, littll ganni amen,
Hutuckeraut littell Tammi Trnat
Wardarnortibeu was tat
TwlnkeL Twinkel, littell star,
Hauelwandcr wad Juar,
Ababaf wt-woel so bei
Lelketdelermaan In wlskL
Bow Mnoh He'd Be Missed.
"Henrietta," said Mr. Meekln, "d
you think you'll miss me 7"
She looked at him In surprise and
"When I have gone to war."
"Mr. Meekton," she answered, 1
have had reason for resenting a great
many things, bat I am willing to own
that If Spanish marksmanship Is such
that yon are missed la the war as often
as I will miss yon at home there won't
be any risks for yon whateverP
The tae of Alaska.
Soma Idea ot the else of Alaska may
be formed when It Is known that It
contains aa area of 677,890 square
miles. Thla la mors than twice the
area of Texas. Twelve States the slse
of Pennsylvania could be carved ont
of the Territory of Alaska, wtth enough
left over to atake a tatto Uk Seeth
The canker worm, known as the asessnv
Ing worm, is a aaisanca mack dreaded by
fruit growers, as they feed not only oa
apple, plum, cherry and other (rait
trees, but also oa the elm and maple. The
eggs are deposited ia masses of a hundred
or more, and the patent moth lays ia the
fall as well as in spring. Spraying with
Paris green is the remedy.
Any crop that grows rapidly crowds
ont weeds because it gets ahead of them.
Buckwheat, which can be seeded dowa
now, is a crop that grows oa nearly all
soils and can take care of itself. It it
ased by some on very weedy land with
benefit, aad is also a profitable crop.
Some weeds seem to hold possession of
the land persistently, but whea they are
kept dowa by frequent cutting off of the
tops it is but a matter of time before they
will die, as every cutting causes exhaus
tion. The stubble field is a favorite place
for weeds, but if the mower is ruu over
the field the weeds will be prevented
from seeding until the land can be plowed-
Cabbage will thrive with frequent cul
tivation; in fact, they may be cultivated
every day with advantage. The first cul
tivation should be deep, so as to permit
the ground to absorb water from rln,
after which the stirring of the top soil tor
an inch or two will answer. If grass and
weeds grow in the spaces between the
plants do not hesitate to ase the hoe
the rapid growth of the cabbages will
well repay for the labor.
When the crop has beea picked from
the raspberry and blackberry canes it is
seldom any work is bestowed o the
ratio until next year. Considering the
neglect given blackberry and raspMrry
canes in late summer they pay well in
comparison with other crops. If fruit
growers will cultivate the canes and clean
the ground well of weeds and grass as
soon as the berry harvest is over, and
apply fertilizer on the land, tho enec
of the good treatment will be apparent
the following year. Weeds and grm rob
the canes, and when it is considered thai
with the canes producing crops for several
years in succession, and weeds and B1"
taking possession between tjie rows, the
land becomes exhausted, the crops fall
eff and the canes die out.
Fodder shredders have been found equal
to cutters in preparing ensilage for the
: 1 ... . 1 ,.uiriuQ C Of
Bl.v. JILLU. IllUf .v ara '
those who have used shredders for the
purpose mentioned the ensilage is finer
and a larger quantity can be packed la
the silo. It also keeps well and M more
highly relished by stock.
Horn flies do considerable damage to
cattle in some section. The superinten
dent of the Ontario experiment station
gives the following as a remedy, not only
for horn fly, but for exterminating ver
min: Mix thoroughly four teaspoonfuls
uf carbolic acid and one gallon, of nso
ail. Apply once a week, rubbing the
mixture on with a soft rag.
It is estimated that the number of cows
in the United Ktates used for producing
milk from which butter is made reaches
11,000,000, and that the average amount
. . - ' ; . . . n . 1 u Iai nne
i Duller per cow i .
year, making a total of l,S74.0t,0O0
pounds ot butter. Ma
pounds per cow shows that the average
if "breed and feed" are made to enter
more largely into darylng. There are
cows used solely for supplying ch,eee
. . : . 1 . 111. ... tmMiertl&te
factories, ana i" " ,
consupmtion, the Hem of butter only
oeing issien m w . . V
value of cow on the farms aad their use
fulness to f;rmr. - V v ' '
Goslings and ducklings frequently show
.1 1 v.nn m1v rrovl. ana
are also afflicted with vertigo- The cause
is due to feeding iargy m
i . ..11 better
ing warm weaiuor iw;
if allowed nothing but gri-ss. All equaUc
birds require ouiay ot"p , , ,
not thrive on a diet of concentrated food.
Unfermented wine is being made quite
largely in the grape region of New orn.
The usual practice is to heat ti e grape
juice to the sterilizing point, and then to
Jeal it while hot, just as we do canned
fruit. The bottles should be kept flying
on their sides in a dark place. It is i M
terted that some unscrupulous na aers
have used salicylic acid instead of sterili
sation to prevent fermentation . but the
pure "unfermented wine" conUins
preservative.. The rg
be regarded in the eyes of the law as an
The period of maturity for early garden
truck "can be hastened 10 or W day .by
inclosing the garde-track .with a wre
fence on whicn is rv 1 : V.
anv other cheap muslin or cambric, it
Ski been found by repeated experiments
of skillful growers that tDi precaution
Weeps off intrusive and i',.".w,nd
and raises the temperature wtthin the
inclosure fully W degrees over that of
ka ike effect outte
naUraTly'of forcing growth. We haven
v. "i . j Ki f..r ttiis nuroose
Idea mav om ---.-- .!,""..
would be even more effective than the
i im ...tin tn He orettv
San jose seme B...-0 -- . 1 -general,
if a" report, jre to fcjteke- a.
true, rroiessor jam-- XtZ.'ltrZZ.
destroying thepest 'M
Rosin. Ia pouna, .-. -.t V
cent, strength). 5 pounds; fish oil. J pints;
water sufficient to make 100 gallons. This
nreparation i. to applied with a sprayer
1 . iin.ins tha mummer.
a numuer u
Track and Turf.
, , 1 1 -. r-,1 flilvar. K
The s-year-oui cm. v-"--Onward,
out of a sister to Kentucky
Union, 107 M. naa. I" mlle
2.20 1 4, and a half in 1.09.
Hans Mctiregor, z.ii ' -"";"'r- 7
a curb and went lame at Hartford, will
be laid up until the Buffalo Grand Circuit
meeting. , ..;nnullv ft
green gelding ia the Wilson Br. string,
is lame. He was to have started in the
"buebe- O'Neil, 212, W. the hobbled
daughter of Bonnie Mrejor. n in train
ing again and has paced a half in 1.0S 12
The California S year-old pacing colt
Klatawah, 2 04 by Steinway . is far and
awav the most sensational pacer of hi.
? .veI.?.l vwnl,m. Pa., ho.
sold Vhe cheatnu't stallion Shellnut, 2.28 3rA
by Nutmeg. Lis. to H. C. uvernick.
Ciif was"fed.0'Bither, green mare Pru
dence, by Bonnie McGregor, who made
Beatrice step in 2.13 1-4. in the 2.30
trot at Providence.
The Village Farm pacing filly Lady of
the Manor72.11 1-4, W Mambrino King,
can step s half within a fraction of a
second of one minute.
Lena N., holder of the world's pacing
rpcird for mares. 2.04 1-4. was sued by
gXey, dam untraced. She had a mark
of 2.12 3-4 last season.
uniard F. Saunders, formerly lessee of
h track privileges at Belmont, is train
lt s?Glenvillc, O. He ha. Derby Las,
and others for Gus Wagner.
Jame Hanley, Providence, IL L, hat
purchased the fast bay gelding orvet.
2 21 lTby Norval, lor $600. The horse is
in Barney lemirssf. rtable.
Our great strength lays in our passions
and our great weakness lays there, too.
What we ardently wish we soon be
lieve. When we begin the day with praise we
will not I so apt to end it wilh worry
We alwavs know what a man is when we
know what his faith says God is.
SERMONS QF THE DAY
n" is tho Sahiact THa
Church God Divided lata a Ores'
V amber af DMMluUraTM Caaea
ef Bla-otrr Kvlla of latolesaace.
Test: "Then said they onto htm. Bay,
now Shibboleth, and he said Slbboletb;
for he eould not frame to pronounce it
right. Then they took him and slew htm
at the passages of Jordan." Judges xil.,.
Po yon notice the difference of pronun
ciation between shibboleth and sibbolethT
A very small and unimportant difference,
yon say. and yet. that difference was the
difference between life and death for a
5 real many people. The Lord's people,
Uead and Epbralm. got Into a great light,
and Ephralm was worsted, and on the re
treat came te tqelords ot the river Jordan
to cross. Order was given thaf all Eph
ralmltes coming there be slain. But how
eonld It be fonnd ont who were Ephralm-:
ttesf They were detected by their pronun
ciation. Shibboleth was a word that stood
for river. The Ephralmltea had a brogue
of their own, and when they tried to say
"shibboleth" always left ont the sound ot
the "h." When It was asked that they say
shibboleth they said slbboletb, and ware
slain. "Then said the unto him, say now
shibboleth; and he said slbboleth, tor he
eould not frame to pronounce It right,
Then they took him and slew him at the
passages of Jordan." A very small differ
ence, you say, between Gilead and Eph
ralm, and yet how muoh Intolerance about
that small difference? The Lord's tribes
In onr time by which I mean the different
denominations of Christiana sometimes
magnify a very small difference, and the
only difference between scores of denomin
ations to-day la the difference between
shibboleth and slbboleth
The Church of God Is divided Into a great
number of denominations. Time would
fail me to tell of the Calvtnlsts, and the Ar
mlnlans, and the Sabbatarians, and the
Baxterians, and the D ankers, and the
Shakers, and the Quakers, and the Metho
dists, and the Baptists, and the Episcopal
ians, and the Lutherans, and the Congre-
Satlonallsts, and the Presbyterians, and the
plrttuallsts, and a score of other denomi
nations of religionists, some of them found
ed by very good men, so-ne of them found
ed by very egotistlo men, some of them
founded by very bad men. But as I de
mand for myself liberty ot Conscience, I
must give that same liberty to every other
man, remembering that he no more differs
from me than I differ from him. I advo
cate the largest liberty in all religious be
lief and form of worship. In art. In poli
tics, In morals, and In religion, let there be
no gag law, no moving of the previous
question, no persecution, no Intolerance.
You know that the air and the water
keep pure by constant circulation, and I
think there Is a tendency In religious dis
cussion to purification and moral health.
Between the fourth and the sixteenth cen
turies the church proposed te make people
think aright by prohibiting discussion, and
by strong censorship of the press, and
rack, and gibbet, and hot lead down the
throat, tried to make people orthodox; bnt
it was discovered that you cannot change
a man's belief by twisting off his head, nor
make a man see differently by putting an
awl through his eyes. There is something
In a man's conscience which will hurl off
the mountain that, yon threw upon It, and
nnsinged of the Ore, ont of the flame will
make red wings on which the martyr will
mount te glory.
In that time of which I apeak, between
the fourth and sixteenth centuries, pear
pie went from the house of God into the
most appalling Iniquity, and right along
by consecrated altars there were tides of
drunkenness and licentiousness snoh as
the worl.i a-rvers hecpf, and the very
se'were of perdition broe loose and flood
ed the church. After awhile tho printing
press was freed, and It broke the shackles
of the human mind. Then there cams a
large number of bad books, and where
there was one man (hostile to the Christian
religion, there were twenty men ready to
advocate It; so I have not any nervousness
In regard to this battle going on between
Truth and Error. The Truth will con
quer just aa certainly as that God Is
stronger than the Devil. Let Error run If
you only let Truth run along with it.
Urged on by skeptio's shout and transcen
dentallst's spur, let it run. God's angels
of wrath are In hot pursuit, and quicker
than eagle's beak clutches out a hawk's
heart, God's vengeance will tear it to
I propose to speak to yon ot sectarian
Ism Its origin. Its evils, and Its cures.
There are those who would make us think
that this monster, with horns aod hoofs,
Is religion. I shall chase It t'o Its hiding
SI ace, and drag it out of the caverns of
arknesa, and rip off Its hide. But I want
to make a distinction between bigotry and
the lawful fondness for peculiar religious
beliefs and forms of worship. I have no
admiration for a nothingarian.
In a world of ucl tremendous vicissi
tude and temptation, and with a sonl that
must after awhile stand before a throne of
Insufferable brightness. In a day when the
rooking ot the mountains and the flaming
of the heavens and the upheaval of the seas
shall be among the least of the excite
ments, to give aooonnt for every thought,
word, action, preference, and dislike that
man is mad who has no religious prefer
ence. But our early education, our physi
cal temperament, our mental constitution,
will very mnoh decide our form of wor
ship. A style of psalmody that may please me
may displease you. Some would like to
have a minister in gown and bands and
surplice, and others prefer to have a min
ister In plain citizen's apparel. Some are
most Impressed when a little child Is pre
sented at the altar and sprinkled of the
waters of a holy benediction "In the name
of the Father, and of the Son, and of the
Holy Ghost," and others are more Impressed
when the penitent oomes up ont of the
river, his garments dripping with the
waters ot a baptism which signifies the
washing away of sin. Let either uave bis
on way. One man likes no noise in
prayer, not a word, not a whisper. An
other man, Just as good, prefers by gestic
ulation and exclamation to express his de
votional aspirations. One Is Just as good
as the other. "Every man fully persuaded
la his own mind."
George Whltefleld was going over a
Suaker rather roughly for some of his re
gions sentiments, and the Quaker said:
"George, I am as thou art: I am for bring
ing all men to the hope of the Gospel;
therefore. If thou wilt not quarrel with me
about my broad brim, I will not quarrel
with thee about thy black gown. Oeorge,
give me thy band.
In tracing out the religion of sectarian-
Ism or bigotry I And that a great deal of it
comes from wrong education in ine nome
circle. There are parents who do not think
It wrone to caricature and leer the peculiar
forms of religion in the world, and de
nounce other sects and otner denomina
tions. I could mention the names of prom
inent ministers of the Gospel who spent
their whole lives bombarding other de
nominations and who lived to tee theli
children preach the Gospel in those very
denominations. But It Is often the case
that bigotry starts in a household, and
that the subject of It never recovers.
There are tens of thousands of bigots ten
Bieotrv is often the child of Ignorance.
Tou seldom And a nian with large Intellect
who t a bigot. It is the man who thtnkt
he knows a great deal, but does not. That
man Is almost always a bigot. The whole
tendency ot education and civilisation It
to bring a man out of that kind of atate oi
mind nud heart.
So I have set before yen what I consider
to be the causes of bigotry. I have set be
fore you the origin of this great evil.
What are some of the baneful effootai
First of all. It cripples Investigation. Ton
are wrong, and I am right, and that ends
I: No taste for exploration, no spirit of
Investigation. From the glorious realm of
God's truth, over whlob an archangel
might fly from eternity to e'ernlty and not
reach the limit, the man sbnts himself out
and dies, a blind mole under a corn-shock.
While each denomination of Christians
ji to present all the truths of the Bible, It
seem to me that God has given to each de
nomination an especial mission to give
particular emphasis to soma one doctrine;
and so the Caivjatatlo ehurehaa must pre
sent the sovereignty of Ood, ana tne Ar
mlnlan churches must present man's free
agenoy, and the Episcopal churches must
present the Importance of order and solemn
ceremony, ana the Baptist churches must
present tne necessity of ordinances, and
the Congregational churches must present
the responsibility of the Individual mem
ber, ana the Methodist churches must show
what holy enthusiasm, hearty congrega
tional singing can aocomplisb. JVblle
each denomination of Christians mast set
forth all the doctrines of the Bible, I feel
It Is especially incumbent upon each de
nomination to put particular emphasis on
tome one doctrine.
Another great damage done by the sec
tarianism and bigotry of the church Is that
It disgusts people with the Christian relig
ion. Again bigotry and sectarianism do
treat damage In the fact that they hinder
the triumph of the Gospel. Oh, how much
wasted ammunition! How many men ot
splendid lptsllect have given their whole
life to controversial disputes when. If they
bad given their life to something practical,
they might have been vastly useful! Sup-,
pose, while 1 speak, there were a common'
enemy eomlng up tne bay, and all tne forts
around the harbor began to Are Into each
other you would cry out "National suicide!
Why don't those forts blaze away In one
direction, and that against the common
Besides that. If you want to build up any
denomination, you will never build it up
by trying to pull some other down. Intol
erance never put anything down. How
much has Intolerance accomplished, for in
stance, against the Methodist Church? For
long years her ministry were forbidden the
pulpits ot ureal Britain, vtruy was it mat
30 many of them preached In the fields?
Simply because they could not get in the
churches. And the name of the church
was given In derision and as a Sarcasm.
The orltics of the church said. "They have
no order, they have no method In their
oramp, ana tne critics, tnereiore, in
Irony, called them "Methodists."
1 am tola mac in Astor Library, rsew
York, kept as curiosities there are seven
hundred and seven books and pamphlets
sgalnst Methodism. Did Intolerance stop
that church? No; It is either first or second
amid the denominations of Christendom,
her missionary stations in all parts of the
world, ner men not only important in re
ligions trusts, but important also in secular
trusts. Church marching on and the more
Intolerance against it the faster it marched.
What did Intolerance accomplish against
the Baptist Church? If laughing scorn and
tirade could have destroyed the church It
would not have to-day a disciple left. The
Baptists were burled ont of Boston In olden
times. Those who sympathized with them
were Imprisoned, and wnen a petition was
offered asking leniency in their behalf, all
the men who signed It were Indicted. Has
Intolerance stopped the Baptist Oburoh?
The last statistics In regard to It showed
forty-four thousand churches and four
million communicants. Intolerance never
put down anything.
in England a law was made against toe
Jew. England thrust back the Jew and
thrust down the Jew, and declared that no
Jew should hold official position, what
came of It? Were tne Jews destroyed?
Was their religion overthrown? No. Who
became Prime Minister of England? Who
was next to the throne? Who was higher
than the throne because he was counsellor
and adviser? P Israeli, a Jew. What were
we celebrating In all our churches as well
as synagogues only a few years ago? The
one hundredth birthday of Montenore, the
Sreat jewtsn pnuantnropist. intolerance
ever yet put down anything.
I think we may overthrew the severe
sectarianism and bigotry In our hearts,
and In the church also, by realizing that
all the denominations of Christians have
yielded noble Institutions and noble men.
There Is nothing that so stirs my sonl as
this thought. One denomination 7lelded .
a Robert Hajl and an A1onlram '
Judson: another yielded a.jf9Aa- and
a Melville; another yielded 4temT Wesley
and the blessed Summerfle'.d, while our
own denomination yielded John Knox
and the Alexanders men of whom the
world was not worthy. Now, I say. if we
are honest and fair-minded men, when we
come np In the presence of suoh churches
and such denominations, although they
may be different from our own, we ought
to admire them, and we ought to love and
honor them. Churches whloh can produce
suoh men, and suoh large hearted charity,
and suoh mognffloeot martyrdom, ought to
win our affection at any rate, our respect.
8e come on, ye six hundred thousand
Episcopalians In this country, and ye four
teen hundred thousand Presbyterians, and
ye four million Baptists, and ye Ave mll-
11.. ......It.ta . n.n f nn. . V. . 1 1 .1 . . A
shoulder We will march for the world's con
So est; for all nations are to be saved, and
od demands that you and I help. For
ward, tne wnoie unei in tne xoung Men s
Christian Associations, In the Bible Ho-
oiety, In the Tract Society, In the Foreign
Missionary society, snoutaer 10 snouiaur
Perhaps I might forcibly Illustrate this
truth bv oaUinor voar attention to an Inci
dent which took place twenty-five years
ago. One Monday morning at about two
o'clock, while ber nine hundred passen
gers were sound asleep tn ber berths
dreaming of home, the steamer Atlantic
crashed into Mars' Head. Five hundred
souls in ten minutes landed In eternityl
Ob, what a scene! Agonized men and wo
men running up and down the gangways.
aod clutching for the rigging, and tha
plunge of the helpless steamer, and tne
slapping of the bapds of the merciless sea
over the drowning and the dead, threw
two continents Into terror. But see this
brave quartermaster pushing out with the
life-line until he gets to the rock; and see
these fishermen gathering up the ship
wrecked and taking them into the cabins
and wrapping tbem In flannels snug and
warm; and see that minister of the Gospel
with three other men getting into a
life-boat and pushing out for the
wresk, pulling away aoross the
surf, and pulling away until they bad saved
one more man and then getting back with
him to the shore. Can those men ever for
get that night? And can they forget their
companionship In peril, companionship in
struggle, companionship In awful catas
trophe and rescue? Neverl Never! In
whatever part ot the earth they meet, they
will be friends when they mention the
story of that night when the Atlantic
struck Mars' Head. Vtll, my frteDds,
our world has gone Into a worse ship
wreck. Kin drove It on the rocks. The
old ship has lurched and tossed In the
tempests of six thousand years. Out with
the life-line! I do not care what denomina
tion rows it. Side by si. If, In the memory
of common hnr.lshfps, and common trials,
an.l common prayers aud common tears,
lot us be brothers Coreyer.
Head llrothrrs in Anns.
Two brothers. Mortimer and Einnictt
Huffman, sons of L. '. Hullinan, o! lu
ilanapolls, Iud., wore killed at Su-jtlugo.
The family moved from Lan rncelurg,
Iud., to Indianapolis several years ago.aud
at that city a few months since Edna, the
only daughter, committed suicide because
her lover had killed himself after a misun
derstanding with his sweetheart. Later
Mrs. Huffman ended her life with carbolic
aoid while grieving over tho death of her
daughter, and now the sons have lost I heir
lives on Cuban soil fighting for the honor
of their country.
German school boys study harder aod
play less than those of any other country
Wherever there is envy there is ig
Trials are the up-pradc lessons of ed
Atheistic law is a full-grown orphan
lost in the woods.
The more -rfect the trust the more
perfect the -ace.
Character is the fruit of thought and
the seed of action.
Make your trials stepping stonc-s to a
higher Christian life.
Care is the stumbling-block in the
pathway of happiness.
God gives no man a contract to en
large the narrow road.
If a sermon pricks your conscience it
must have good points.
Take your friends, as all else, to God
and leave tbem there.