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CAVALRYON THE MOVE
They Usually Travel at a Walk
While on a March.
CAREFUL OF THEIR HORSES.
Reasons Why Trot or Gallop Might
Provo Disastrous to the Animals.
The Wagons and Supplies Going In
to Camp at Night.
People unfamiliar with the marching
f troops frequently hnve the Impres
lion that mounted troops usually trav
el at n trot or gallop while on a march.
In the cavalry, however, the gait 1
usually n walk.
There are reasons why It Is not nd
Tlsahle for cavalry to trot or gallop on
Its road marches. The trooper Is re
quired to carry his three weapons
romiclH of hall ammunition, his blan
ket, shelter tent, canteen, extra horse
shoes anil sundry other artleles, all of
which add considerable weight to that
of the trouper.
This weight Is more or less concen
trated at comparatively few points In
stead of being uniformly distributed
over the horse's hack, so that at u trot.
In spite of all that may bo done to
avoid It, the concussion at certain
points is considerable and If kept up
tends to develop blisters and sores ou
the horse's back, which may Increase
until the animal Is no longer fit to use.
As the supply department furnishes
but one horse to each trooper, differ
ing In this respect from the mounts of
the cowboy, who has as many as he
wants, n constant vigilance Is required
on the part of the captain while on a
Song march In order to keep his horses
serviceable and prevent his troopers
from becoming dismounted.
This ho accomplishes In part by
marching at a walk whenever the cir
cumstances will admit It. By means of
the walk we make four miles nu hour,
says Captain William F. I'lynn. U. S.
A., In Forest and Stream, and as tweu-ty-flve
miles Is considered a fair day's
inarch It is thus made in about seven
hours, considering the necessary halts.
The wagons carrying our supplies can
go no faster than that, and there Is
rarely any advantage In reaching one's
camping ground very much in advance
of the wagons.
It Is customary with !idlvldunl tour
ists and campers upou making camp
to turn their horses loose and either
to watch them or else trust to luck In
the matter of finding them again. We
are not permitted to do this In the
army. Wc always mean to provide
grain for our animals on the march,
and when we are unable to buy bay
en route and thus have to rely upon
grazing we put each horse out on a
rope fastened to a picket pin driven In
On the march eacb mounted man
carries his lariat and pin attached to
Ills saddle and as Boon as he unsaddles
seeks a good graziug place for bis
horse and drives bis pin In the ground.
The horse thus gets a limited area
upon which to graze. The pins are
changed once or twice during the even
ing, aud as the horse stays all night on
his rope he gets a pretty fair chance
t the grass, after all, and wben we
want hi m in the morning we can And
The horses baviug been unsaddled
nd disposed of, the men then put up
their shelter tents. A Bhelter tent Is a
convenient little affair made in two
halves to accommodate nicely two sol
tilers. Each soldier carries bis half
and bis pole wltb blm on bis blanket
roll attached to his saddle, so as soon
as be unsaddles be can select his
"bunkte" and put up bis tout. The of
ficers' tents are wall tents, carried in
the wagons and cannot be put up till
the wagons come In.
As soon as that takes place details
f men put up the ollicers' tents, get
wood and water for tbe cooks, and the
Hitter build their fire and at once set
bout getting supper. Soldiers like to
have their food well cooked; but. bet
ter still, they appear td like It prompt
ly cooked, and that camp cook Is al
ways popular who yells "Come and
get It!" just a little sooner than It Is
On tbe march we eat but two meals
a day. After breakfast the cooks give
cacti man a liberal sandwich of bacon
and bread. This the man incloses In
his meat can and when be gets hun
gry eats It. This constitutes bis mid
Supper over, a guard Is posted to
look out for the safety of the camp,
nd tbe other men usually collect fuel,
build a rousing Ore, gather round It
nd amuse themselves by singing, tell
fcig yarns und cracking Jokes upon
each otber till bedtime, which comes
pretty early with meo on tbe march.
Tbe officers fill in tbe time in about
the same manner.
On tbe march one always has to rise
early. There are so many things to be
done In order to get the cavalcade fair
ly on the road that early rising Is es
sential. Tbe guard rouses the cooks
long before daylight, and by tbe time
the horses are fed and brushed off
the cook announces breakfast After
breakfast tbe tents are taken down,
wagons packed, the horses saddled, and
the column is once more on tbe march.
"Pa. what la meant by a nervous
"A nervous wreck, my boy, is some
tit lag that a woman sava she is every
tltoe she gets headache." Detroit
A lie always has a certain amount of
weight with those who wish to be
Their Bread Is Made In the Stables by
A farmer's wile in the north of
France may do a good part of the heavy
work u bout the farm, but she never
thinks or u.aklug the bread. That Is
man's work, and it Is carried oil not
In the kitchen, but In the stable.
The Norman peasant eats an aston
ishing quantity of bread. lie has lit
tle else except cider for his break-
fust und supper, and it Is a very lin
i portant part of his noonday meal as
' And such queer looking bread as It
is! The "loaves" are us round und as
palely yellow as the full moon. They
are often three feet In circumference
and eight or ten Inches thick. Seeing
one of them for the Hrst time, you
would be likely to tuke It for a huge
Urcudmaklng being only a monthly
occurrence In a Norman household, the
operations must be on a scale of con
siderable magnitude if the l'ait.lly sup
ply Is to be sulllclcnt to last for four
weeks. The dough Is always mixed
In a certain Inclosed space upon the
floor of the barn.
At other times cats, dogs and poul
try enjoy the freedom of this space,
but when breadmaklng time conies
these are evicted and the floor Is
swept let us hope very thoroughly.
There Is no dough pan or trough.
The flour and water are poured to
gether upon the floor, and the farmer
and his sons or hired laborers beat the
mass Into the proper consistency with
heavy clubs widely flattened at the
ends until they look something like
roughly shaped snow shovels. Then
a lump of leaven Is added, and the
mass Is given ten or twelve hours to
Next It must be kneaded, a process
which Is accomplished with the feet.
Shod In heavy sabots, or wooden shoes
not the everyday shoes, which are
painted black, but made of unstained
whltewood the men leap Into the
midst of the dough. They Jump about
with agility; they stamp and kick the
spongy stuff; they dance clumsy Jigs
In It, the stiffening dough clinging
tenaciously to their shoes. It is the
hardest of hard work, requiring en
durance ns well as strength, and be
fore It Is time to stop more than one
of the men will be stnggerlng to nnd
fro lu the pasty mass, thoroughly ex
hausted. The dough Is allowed to rise a sw
ond time. Is ngnlu soundly beaten with
tbe flattened clubs. Is then put Into
great round pans and bnked In the
massive brick oven which stands la
almost every Norman stable.
The bread which results Is llrm, close
in texture and rather dingy In color,
sweet, but dry, and decidedly palatable
even to those who have seen It made.
As the month draws to a close tbe
outer crust becomes so thick and hard
that It can only be penetrated by a
saw kept for that purpose. But this
horny shell has Its use. for It keeps
the Interior of the loaf fairly soft and
fresh, sometimes for several months.
A Use For the Jail.
WInkleborougb Is a flourishing little
seaside resort, aud during tbe season
almost every available room is let at
A visitor to tbat delightful spot last
season was Interested to observe a po
liceman soundly cuff a lanky youth for
some misdemeanor, and, curious to
know the reason of tbe chastisement
he went over to tbe guardian of the
"What's be done, constable?" In
quired tbe visitor.
"Pickln pockets, sir. Let me catch
Tm at it ag'ln an' I'll give 'lin a rare
"But wby dldu't you run blm In?"
"Run 'lm In!" retorted the policeman.
"Why, bless yer. we ain't ruuulu' any
body in this week. The p'lice station's
let for lodglu's!" Loudon Answers.
Wallack on the Ballet.
The Inte Lester Wullack once told a
story of his still more famous father,
James W., that as either an actor or a
manager he could never tolerate tbe
ballet even where It was seemingly
necessary according to custom as part
of an entertainment or in the opera.
One day there came to blm a friend,
a man about town, who said, "My dear
Wallack, it Is very curious that you do
not see tbe beauties of imuglnatloa
shown by the poses of the ballet." do
ing on in tbls strain, the visitor at last
wore out tbe pntleuce of the actor
manager, who replied:
"Look here. It is bad enough to stand
these absurdities in an opera; but
though 1 can comprehend people sing
ing their Joys, 1 am banged if I can
their dancing their griefs." .
The Judge's Advloe.
In sentencing a forger of banknotes
to death an English Judge said, "I can
bold out no hope to you for mercy
here, and I must urge you to make
preparation for another world, where
I hope you may obtain that mercy
which due regard to tbe credit of
our paper currency forbids you to hope
Family Connection la Mode.
"Well, yes; we are related In a way."
"Yes. My first wife's third husband
is married to bis wife's second bus
band's fourth partner in matrimony."
"May's new bat i perfectly hide
ous." "It isn't a bit more hideous than mine.
You're always saying nice things about
Clever men are good, but tbey are
not the best. Carlyle.
PUZZLE OF THE AIR.
Changing Currents Shown by the Ao
tion of Birds In Flight.
The average person regards air much
as he regards water as much lighter,
of course, but like It otherwise. Calm
air U precisely to him us calm water
lu a pool. If there Is a wind he pic
tures the air as a flowing river. And
Just so long as all men looked lit It so.
Just so long the birds kept their mo
nopoly, for the only state In which
water approaches the condition of air
is when water forms a maelstrom.
Even then water In Its wildest turbu
lence falls far short of the unstable. In
cessant agitation of the atmosphere.
Air is never still. It Is II I led with
worm waves ascending, cold waves
descending, nnd through It race cross
shoots nnd diagonal shoots, with cork
screw whirlwinds wandering hither
and yon ns they list The warm ulr
off a cornfield creates one kind of a
disturbance; off plowed land It cre
ates another. A layer of cold air may
hold down a layer of warmer air.
Consider whnt happens when the
warm nlr breaks through Its envelope
ns a mlllpond bursts its dam. A (low
ing stream churned to and fro and
round and round nnd up and down
would give a feeble Idea of the nlr's
Now. n bird, circling with fixed
wings, flonts on a rising Column of
air. it maintains Its altitude as to the
earth, but It Is constantly coasting
down through the air's ascending vol
ume. Once the bird loses the nlr col
umn It has to flap its wings, nnd It
flnps till It finds another column, when
it goes on wheeling again wltb fixed
wings. Moreover, when It flies the
wind comes toward it in waves, rising
and falling like the billows of the sea.
It meets them, and then It does pre
cisely what a boat does goes over
them or goes through them. The
Wrights learned all this, and when
they'd learned they were about as
near to flying as you and 1 would be
to writing Chinese philosophy when
we'd Just lenrned the English alphabet
Furthermore, there were no teachers,
living or dead, that could help them
more than a few steps along the way.
FOUGHT WITH HIS BOYS.
An Amusing Passage Between Willich
There are times when the so called
"red tape" of the army gives way un
der tbe stress of circumstances. At
tbe battle of Chickamnuga, General
WIIHcb, who was comma tiding a bri
gade, incurred the displeasure of Gen
eral Rosecrans, tbe commanding gen
eral, by some very slight omission.
General Wllllch was sent for and In
formed by the general commanding
tbat he must consider himself under
arrest for the present N
"General," sold Rosecrans sternly,
"consider yourself under arrest aud
leave your sword here until your case
"Yes. general, 1 will consider myself
under arrest" was the reply, "and
shust so zoon as dls fight's over I'll
come und tlx him up."
"But, sir," said the astounded Rose
crans. "I want you to consider your
self under arrest now."
"Of course I do." responded Wllllcb
promptly, "nnd so zoon ns I get off dls
fight I'll be up and settle blm."
"But. sir." expostulated the com
manding general. "I cau't let you go
into this tight. You are under arrest
1 will send an ollicer to your brigade."
"You send nu ollicer to tight my
boys!" cried Wllllch Indignantly. "He
can't do It. Tbey don't know blm. Me
they know. I teach them. 1 tight
them, nnd none of the boys would
know bow to fight or what to do only
wben 1 go with them. My boys be
long to me; yes, me, General Willich.
1 command tbe brigade, and I must
fight the brigade."
General Rosecrans gave It up. Gen
eral Wllllcb was requested to return
and "fight his boys," which be did
most successfully. And that was the
end of the matter. Youth's Compan
ion. They Don't Like Kain.
Tbe tortoise shows a greater dislike
to and fear of rain than any otber ani
mal. Twenty-four hours or more be
fore rain falls the Galupagos tortoise
makes for shelter. On a bright clear
morning, when not a cloud can be
seen, all tbe shellbacks on a tortoise
farm may sometimes be seen beaded
for the nearest overhanging rocks
When that happens the people know
that rain will come down during tbe
day, and, as a rule, it comes down In
torrents. The sign never falls.
Told the Truth.
"Wby are you sore at Miss Skreacb
err "Wben she was urged to slug some
thing at tbe party last night she said,
Oh, I can't sing!" "
"Well, she went ahead and proved
It" Cleveland Leader.
Her View of It.
"There was a time," said the old in
habitant "wben that piece of property
sold for a song."
"Really !" replied the grand opera
prima donna. "How very expensive!"
Knew Her Style.
Suitor But you haven't asked me
yet whether or not I can make a liv
ing for your daughter. Pather Never
mind, Henry. If you marry her she'll
see to tbnt Chicago News.
Better Late Than Never.
"I hope tbls proposal of mine basn't
taken you completely by surprise, dear
est" "Well. yes, It has. 1 long ago aban
doned all Idea of It "-Life.
Only One Time In a Woman's Life
When She Enjoys It.
We never knew but one woman who'
professed that she liked to wash dish
es, and from that moment our faith In
bur veracity melted like soap in hot
The only time we wish we were a
man is after a hearty dinner, when he
can enjoy a siesta or discuss the pa
pers, while we must attend to the In
Can any one wonder that girls get
tired of the monotonous round of dish
washing, which must be done three
times a day for the 3li5 consecutive
Think of it. ye gods, and tear your
hair nnd weep for the woes of our sis
terhood! There Is n short time In most every
woman's life when It Is a pleasure, but
that Is when we are too small to reach
upon the kitchen table without n chair
nnd are permitted to wash the cups
nnd saucers to keep us out of mischief
When we are older and have It to no
alone the soup tureen would not hold
the tears we shed over It.
How we have dreamed over the blue
pictures on the old fashioned dishes
pictures of Impossible temples and cas
tles, built In unhealthy proximity to
"clear lakes." nnd In girlish fancy wan
dered to unheard of lands to dwell In
those "castles in the nlr."
There should be uo dishwashing
But hark! Tho shrill voice of our
mother rings out clear and sharp:
"Matilda, what ore you doing?" with
rising Inflection on the Inst syllable of
All the house knows that "Till" Is
dreaming over the dlshpan again, and
reverie Is not permitted In our active
household, which was conducted on
the "wboop her up" system.
When we see ladles going mad over
ceramics we wonder If they served
their apprenticeship polishing tablefuls
of chlnn.-New York Weekly.
A DREAM CAT.
Repeated Appearance Premonitory of
"Some years ago, early In the sum
mer," says II. Addlngton Bruce In
Success Magazine, "1 dreamed thnt
while out taking a walk I was sud
denly attacked by a huge cat which
clnwed ferociously at my throat. Thnt
was all there was to the dream, or, at
any rate, thnt was all I remembered on
awakening In the morning, and, tintn
rally enough, I dismissed It from my
mind ns nothing but a d renin.
"But when I found myself drenmlng
the same drentn again and again I be
gan to wonder whnt significance it
would possibly hnve. Usually It varied
greatly lu minor detnll. Always, how
ever, the climax was the same the
cat had me by tbe throat aud was bit
ing and scratching viciously. Alto
gether I dreamed this dream not less
than a score of times In six months.
"Shortly before Christmas I took a
cold, which settled In my throat, af
fecting it so badly as to require the
attention of a specialist Much to my
astonishment It was then discovered
tbat a growth bad been developing for
some time and tbat an Immediate oper
ation was necessary.
"Several weeks later, the operation
having been performed successfully. It
suddenly occurred to me that I was no
longer being troubled by tbe phantom
cat For tbe first time the meaning of
tbe singular dream dawned upon ma
"It bad been a genuine premonitory
dream. Consciously 1 bad been in ut
ter Ignorance of tbe dangerous growth
In my throat It bad not progressed
far enough to give me any pain or even
to cause discomfort At tbe same time
the organic changes It involved bad
produced sensations plainly felt by
what psychologists call tbe subcon
scious and manifesting through tbe
subconscious to tbe conscious In tbe
form of a symbolic dream."
No Port In a Storm.
Tbe most dangerous of all places
wben a thunderstorm rages Is proba
bly a powder bouse; consequently It Is
a rule lu explosive works tbat all the
workers shall leave their "house" at
toe approach of a thunderstorm. So
far all Is well. But very often wben
the thunderstorm hns passed and the
men return nnd open the enke presses
severe explosions have occurred. The
reason of these accidents Is that in the
process of manufacture blnck pownv,
Is placed In the cake presses lu alter
nate layers of powder nnd ebonite
This acts as an electric pile. Just like
the pile of coppers and disks of zinc
wltb which boys aniuse themselves.
Wben the pile Is disturbed tbe elec
tricity "sparks," and up go building,
workers and all. Loudon Answers.
How a Moose Eats.
Of fill peculiar sights I think that
tbat of a moose eating grass Is tbe
most extraordinary. Tbe neck is so
short and tbe legs are so long that the
animal usually kneels In eating grass.
True, it does not attempt it very of
ten, for grass is by no means a staple
with it, but even a moose likes a
change of diet Tbe appearance of
this huge and awkward creature In
tbls devotional attitude Is not only In
teresting, but laughable. St Nicholas.
Teacher-Bobby, give me a sentence
in which the verbs "to set" and "to
sit" are used correctly. Bobby The
United States Is a country on which
tbe sun never sets and on wbicb no
other country ever sits. Judge.
Grinds His Own Meal.
"Pa. what Is a dentist?"
"A dentist my son. is a man who
nses otber people's teeth to feed him
self." Boston Transcript
Their Cares Begin Early, and Thsy
Wirt Husbands by Hard Work.
"Filipino women know how to win
husbands," says nn American woman
who Is living at Manila. "It Is n com
mon thing in the Islands to see a glti,
young nnd brown und strong, crushing
rice with n henvy wooden mallet, while
around her sit a number of admiring
swains, looking on, but never drenm
lng of offering to help. And the girl
doesn't expect It. She pounds cheerful
ly nwny, and by nnd by her reward
comes In a husband to work for.
"Llfo accustoms the Filipino woman
to labor at a very early age. As a
tiny girl she Is rarely seen without nn
nppeudngo In the shape of n baby
brother or sister perched on her little
brown hip. When she grows n few
inches taller and a few degrees strong
er she Is pressed Into servH- as a wa
ter carrier, bearing heavy Jars of wa
ter poised gracefully on tier head
from the river to her home. Now, too,
she works lu the fields, nnd n vivid bit
of color she makes lu her short kilted
scarlet skirt. When she becomes a
woman nnd site Is n woman at lift ecu
or before she may have n small shop
to tend, nnd there is the lice to beat
and much other work to do.
"Marriage brings no vncntloii, She Is
pretty sure to hare many children to
care for. She tends the llelds, cooks
and frequently has a stall lu the mar
ket for several hours n day. But when
tho women are really old then their
rest time comes. They sit quietly by,
looking ou as life goes past them, but
tnklng part no more. In spite of the
bard labor they hnve had there Is gen
erally a very peaceful look In the
brown, wrinkled faces of these old
women." New York Tribune.
A ROYAL BED.
The Magnificent One That Was Used
by Queen. Elizabeth.
An Interesting description of the
magnificence of a bedstead ordered for
Queen Elizabeth's use Is found lu a
"wardrobe warrant" dated 1581 and
quoted In "Gleanings After Time." It
was of walnut tree, richly carved,
painted and gilded. The colure, tester
and valance were of cloth of silver, fig
ured with velvet, lined with change
able taffeta nnd deeply fringed with
Venice gold, sliver and silk.
Tbe curtnins were of costly tapestry
curiously nnd elaborately worked,
every seam and every border laid with
gold and silver lace, caught up with
long loops and btutous of bullion.
The headpiece was of crimson satin
of Bruges, edged wltb n pnssaytnnyne
of crimson silk and decorated with six
ample plumes containing seven dozen
ostrich feathers of various colors pro
fusely decorated with gold spangles.
Tbe counterpoint was of orange col
ored satin quilted with cutwork of
cloths of gold and silver and of satins
of every Imaginable tint embroidered
wltb Venice gold, silver spangles nnd
beautifully colored silks fringed to cor
respond and lined with orange sarce
net. This was a queeu's bed. but almost
equally gorgeous ones were common
for several centuries. In the reign of
Queeu Anne n bedstead put up ns a
prize In a lottery was reported to have
cost over 3.000. London Fnmlly Her
ald. Graft In the Household.
Tbe tipping system has become acute
now that graft Is boldly recognized as
"business." and the world has no
shame for tbe majority of workers In
tbe vineyurd. A charming young ma
tron exclaimed tbe other day that
graft bad even Invaded her household.
She was asked bow tbat were possi
ble and replied, "I have discovered
that my most trusted and faithful maid
has been approached by some one wlic
shall be nameless to advise the cook
who la another treasure, to leave mo.'
"But she did not?" "Yes, she did.
said tbe young matron, laughing
"Yes, she did, and I don't blame bci
for tbe price. My nice Julia was paid
$20 to sell me out, aud the cook's
wages are about double what I con
pay." "A case of bribery." "Not at
all plain, unvarnished graft." was the
philosophic response. Boston Herald.
One of Field's Jokes.
Edward Everett Halo greatly enjoy
ed a Joke which was perpetrated on
him by Eugene Field. Field celebrat
ed one of Dr. Hale's visits to Chicago
by giving a luncheon in his honor and
inviting a number of prominent per-
. l,m rn o a-wOoa"
BUUS ill UlCVl UIUI. BICIU Uao c, TT t, 1 u ,
said Dr. Hale, "tbat I was a temper
ance man, and therefore I was some
what surprised to see tbat tbe table
on which tbe luncheon was served was
very abundantly supplied with bottles
labeled 'Whisky,' 'Brandy' and 'Cham
pagne.' But wben these bottles came
to be uncorked tbey were all found
to contain nothing but water!"
A Chicago Judge recently rebuked a
person who was sitting In the court
room wltb his feet placed upon the
table by sending him, through a bailiff,
a piece of paper on which be bad writ
ten tbe following query: "Whnt size
boots do you wear?" The feet were
at once withdrawn.
"We bad a bad fire scare in church
"Good gracious! Was there a panic?"
"Not to notice. The mlnlsfcr preach
ed on tbe Infernal regions.' New York
"That fellow seems to be extrava
gant." "Hopelessly. He spends bis own
money Just as If it were tbe govern
ment's." Louisville Courier-Journal.
THEY TOOK HIM IN.
A Surprise That Ruffled an Absent-
A celialn foreign scientist who lec
tured In this country was, to say the
least, careless about dress. Once he
was asked to lecture In n city not far
from Philadelphia, lie went, taking
with lilin bis dress suit and no other
suit. Having given his lecture, be
spent the night ut the'ljouso of a fel
low pryressor, woke up tho next morn
ing, cheerfully donned the dress suit
und sallied forth to give n not her Ice
turo at the local college.
He didn't know Just where the col
lege was, but, spying an Imposing
looking building not far fr.iiu his
host's residence, decided that that was
It. While walking toward the door he
suddenly saw an ant bill. Hugs were
his specially. He dropped ut once to
his knees, dress suit and nil. and start
ed to scoop out unts.
The next thing he knew he was sur
rounded by n body of men who bad
rushed out from the Imposing looking
building. They seized him roughly
and proceeded to drug him Indoors.
Ho gesticulated. He protested In many
languages. It was of no avail. At last,
however, explanations were forthcom
ing. The imposing looking building was
none other than the lunatic asylum.
Seeing a man attired in n dress suit
digging up nuts at 10 o'clock In the
morning, the attendants had thought
that nn inmate had escaped: hence the
Bally nnd attack. Philadelphia Record.
The Complaint That Is Made by a
The piano manufacturer was talking.
"A fortune of a million dollars, at
least," he said, "awaits the man who
can Invent a varnish which will re
spond to changes of temperature In
exactly the same rate nt which wood
"Everybody who ever has made or: .
owned a highly polished article of fur-!
nlture knows that the surface Is liable!
to break Into small cracks become i
finely crackled nnd thus Us benuty Isj
lost. This crackling Is caused by the;
fact thnt sudden changes of tempera-i
ture affect varnish especially fine!
piano varnish almost Instantly, while:
the wood beneath contracts or ex-;
pands at a different rate. This splln-'
tors the varnish, nnd thus far no man
ufacturer has been able to get the
best of the situation.
"We are waiting for this entirely
possible elastic varnish, which, when
It shall come, will be more welcome to
the manufacturers of fine furniture
thnn the flying machine Is to the world
at large. A piano, delicate as It Is.
could be Btored In an Icehouse without
detriment to its polished surface, pro
vided the temperature was kept even,
but changes, especially if sudden, are
fatal to the beauty of the case."
New York I'rcss.
Her Patrio'.io Protest.
The force of natural and Instinctive
pride In one's country hns been end
lessly expressed In literatures of all
times and climes, but rarely more dra
matically than in tbe following little
Grieg, as every one knows, Is the
musical Idol of all Norwegians, al
though it has been the fashion of less
talented outsiders to underrate him.
One of the most Indefatigable of these
detractors was the German composer
Barglel, a man of an Instinctively Jeal
One day one of his pupils, a Norwe
gian girl, brought for her lesson a con
certo of Grieg's. Bargiel took It from
her with a smile of most superior dis
dain. "But I told you to br!::g your music,
and Grieg Is no music!" he said scorn
fully. "Whnt Grieg no music!" was the
Indignant reply. "Adieu, Ilerr Profess
or!" And she swept out of the studio,
never to return.
To Save Confusion When Moving.
If you are planning to move prevent
confusion In placing furniture In tbe
new house In the following manner:
In leisure moments prepare a large
card for each room to be tacked to the
outside of the door frame on moving
day. Assign a number and mark a
card for each bedroom. Letter the
other cards with tbe names of tbe
other rooms. Then prepare a number
of smaller tags, attaching a string to
eacb, or use baggage tags. Mark
enough to put on all furniture, trunks
or boxes with tbe nnme of tbe room
Into which each Is to be put. Show
your movers tbe arrangement and
there will be little or no error In plac
ing, while no valuable time and
strength will be lost In directing.
Woman's Home Companion.
Men Who Write Badly.
"Practice makes perfect" in all th
arts and handicrafts. It would seem,
barring that of penmanship. In that
apparently the more one practices the
more Imperfect becomes the result pro
duced, and your real man of tbe pen
writes In seven cases out of ten a hand
tbat would reflect discredit on bis own I
He Got It.
Small Harold Papa, won't you please
give me 5 cents? Papa Not now. Run
long. I'm very busy. Small Harold
(holding his hands Joined together)
Well, papa. Just drop a nickel In the
slot and see me go. Chicago News.
The Agent I doD't see how you find
room for complaint In this apartment
The Tenant Nor I. There ain't even
room to take deep breath. Cleveland