The Daily Enterprise. (Enid, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 49, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 14, 1893 Page: 2 of 2
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THE OLD HANO-PRESa.
Wufc tak all
But ftiii ti* r.sea^ii i> aaavj
Lor«yi \/j tbe e
Ca v«l f>r the <-t~ss.'r*
finfflUisf tad stcoi'j :j—tt« c 3d bad-
Gote arv zreet Hit
FitiffiL BK<i credit r
flinc* tfc«? far dar v. L,~a j: Cm ww
A?*r hmm Imi ^ectztbeii*<4 it.
RireUvJ. fttrtagt .'My! *.- -
H«4* il ft t; lor in tn* ■ a
Htin from tbeir *«*;t ; tali.
die iorz*<tm? a..
tin j' may ra;ji L mad i^b: mar
But till Ji!#r#ri i bcrra dull lAow.
A%*% onborn bail know
That it - ftttil in tb« t - r.^—tbc old
— \tlasti CooatttatiosL
THE TOLL BAH.
Xoiembfr 17 —.
iip*! "Good 'iod what riliiisf baa
be*n bwc"' cried -imoE ia h!< bitter
wrath, arvi h« kaieHf raited tho
dar og HrJfl tbea j-art.n? the golden
Sock* afi;e be tife«d tbe forehead,
which >a« while ai aiabaster. >he
*tili breathed, to be laid kx on the
bed. aso then ha :i:y retreated to the
tfiicb-n and made a lire with the
fagou and. diiooveriii; tie lea caddy
made ber a hot aod itrosj bowl of
tea. To this be added tome brandy
from bu own Sa fc aad after Mich
coaxing acd toothing as a nurse em-
piott to a tick child, be made her
•wallow the refreshing draught. He
was rewarded Or teeing a fiu*h past-
ing over ber cheek after which a deep
sigh choked ber utterance for a while.
Vet a few moment* and her ere*
siowly opened aod siaion. dear l'ncie
Moot kissed tbem
•Meep a bit mj poor dear: I
knowed you • ill. I'm come to ue
you comfortably trratud."
Sbc put out her band at if to feel
that ber visitor a> a reality and no
phantom come to mock ber and Simon
V>ok her hand and rubbed it «oftiy
phthisis and pure air. MADAGASCAR SLAVERY.
In the month
and at the hour of midnight Smun and cried and cooed over ber by turns
4Grore4 the gouty toll-keeper of Gwyn- Yoi-aall come away with your
die. sat a* '-ep n his old oak cha r, u I •and make an old fooi of
Hit koit'e J nl f.i'.cap of Welsh wool him again, if you like. Don't ye mind
had ben preceded by another kind of crying t.ate' gater"
aigbcap in t !i * - shape of a hot giass of K. -•■ gathered up her senses a wi
•pireo a e an J bis consequent tiumbet slowly sat up pressing her forehead
wu hear/ecoj^h wbea he wai awoke with both hands. •• Gate! gate" Yes
by a piercing cry o! Gate!"' <iat
Bolt and bar king withdrawn
Simon stool und-?.- the starlit ky.
ready to take the to . and past the
strang"r f 3 hL way. <Jt to bis aston-
UbmesL no whe-! nor heel was there.
1 did cry -Gate' gate" And it it really
my dear old L'nc.e Simon? The Lord
be thanked, you are come to comfort
me in my misery? Kiss me uncle,
once aga nT and she smiled. -Gate'
gate" she murmured softly and. fali-
Jfothicf bat the plaintive too-whit t ing back on the pillow a thin stream
U>o-wbo. of the brvwn owl in the o.s- of crimson welled from her lip* aod
tant wooi- a- to be heard He *■ ung j >..-ie wa- dead.
tii Uaters high be swung it low. he
looked up the hill an 1 peered into the
road no one was there His landlord
gig tad p . ^1 that way at ten that
evening acd there the irac* lay un-
di tu>vtd it it* fiYj~iy covering
•Gate' t.ate'" aga.n rang oat in the
frosty night air aad Simon instantly
threw k.« his pen not without som-.-
hope that it nt the summons of tome
jolly a'ter-d rj<:T old geot^ematL who
woald li at liit joke aad tots him
The Gate was opened!
No rem Her came round again, and
tile wild winds made eerie music
arouoa tbe old toll-house. Poor Simon
grew melancholy in bis lonely posi-
tion. and grieved over the sad end of
Elsie. for whom he bad fondly hoped a
nappy and joyous career. The cattle
fair, with it* business and pleasure*, at
CardiH bad attracted all the Welsh
farmers acd Kate, tbe blacksmith's
daughter, who had married Biehard
within a twelve.month of Elsie's death.
Aga - ,mot appear d is bit cot- ' had persuaded Kichard to sell what
ereC doorway aatern in hand, bu;
there m oo aorta* there, nor tire
tor wheel of mortal make He swung
the laotert higk be peered up the
road and down the road, be Hooped
down, an 1 again found tbe rime frost
atiil undUtur-jed in toe rut*. Whose
voice wat like unto that cry ef •iiatel
Gate"" Surely be hal bea-d it be'or-
•omewhere? ' o Id it be that of hi*
darling niece K'tie the golden-haired
last of fourteen summer*, who-e play-
ful deliebt when on a visit four year*
before h id been to come to the front
of the toll-house and cry '<iate!
gate"' followed by ringing laughter
when her old uncle made his appear-
ance in answer to her false alarm'
Tea! The clear, shrill cry he had
heard that nig it resembled the voice
ol Elsie—poor Kltle!
Kichard (irimestonc bad wooed and
■won her ngalnst. ihe wihlms of her
L'ncie Simon, who disliked the reputa-
tion for gallantry that Kichard hal
obtained very quickly after his return
from a visit to London. Elsie's trust-
ing nature however, would believe no
ill of her lover, und when the bridal
day arrived, and she noticed tho many
whispering* amongst tho byatundors
she put them down to envy at her
carrying otT tho handsomest man of
Her husband vo-y soon ab>enteu
himself on pretended calls of businos*
to the mnrket towns, and when her
paled cheeks und Ill-health betrayed
an approaching motherhood. Klchard's
behavior tilled lmr sinking hoart with
apprehension. He said he tinted u
pale face or a pilling girl; hu liked u
rosy cheek and a nut-orown maid a
fact which Elsie hud moro and mo.-e
reason to realize, as rumors reached
her ears of Kicha 'd's squandering his
monoy on u blacksmith s daughter of
Elsio like many others of lior sex.
could broak but not benu; and. having
upbraide I her husband on his deser-
tion of her at suc'i an approaching
crisis, he resented tho accusation with
a curse anil with a b'o.v from his list
thai felled Elsie senseless to the :loor.
When she recover .• 1 she wa . one
He had loft her without a fri.-ri i or u
servant in tho ho me and a she hi nrd
the sound of his horse s hoo's dyint:
away In Ibn distance he- It".in reeled
and she liecame delirious.
tmall stock of cattle they bad. with a
view to giving up farming altogether.
He only too g adly accepted the idea
and tent ofl hi* cattle to the market
to fetch what they would, while he
folltared them & few days afterward in
a gig. Uul the cattle solid for a --song. '
and bo became infuriated with him-
self and all mankind Returning
homeward with a small remainder of
the purchase money ho drove down
the hllL where stood the old toll-gate,
in a reckiest manner, which his black
ware did not understand and which she
resented by totting ber head and break-
ing into a fast trot Richard cursed
her and flicked her over the ears with
his whip. The mare sprang forward
with a jerk that nearly threw the
driver from his seat Down, down
the steep hill tho ruBhed. the gig
swaying from aide to side, when Rich-
ard suddenly became aware that be-
yond the next curve of the road was
the toll-gate, that was always shut at
night time, and now it was near mid-
night. Good heavens! If it wore
shut he would be smashed to atoms
before he could pull the mare up. He
pulled hard on the reins, but in vain
He neared the gate, and cried out
with all his might "Gate! Gate!" Si-
mon, as usual, slumbered at his fire-
side, but in the stillness of the night
his trained ears caught the summons
and he rubbed his eyes and listened.
Again. "Gate! date!" was called in
a maddened tona and then the sound
of a thousand splinters, curses and
groans Simon opened his door as
quickly as he could, to find a vehicle
in fragments, a plunging hor e and a
dead man. Elsie was avenged on her
Tho gate wa< shut!—Spare Mo-
Tile Amrrlmli Juke,
• America ' said Darweesh to one
of tho ladies must be a fine place and
very mu ll like Egypt You have
cora tobacco, w itermellons and a big
' And crocodiles, too,she replied.
■•Wallah!" he cried In admiration:
then, with a slight touch of jealousy
that these blessings should be scatter-
ed broadcast, he added: "Do they eat
• No. only dogs" she admitted.
"Ah!" ho roiurnod, exulting In the
Simou - it in his chair till daylight. I superior gastronomic taste of the
•trangel.i ii/itat' l with fears for his I Egyptian saurian, "ours eat men
nicce"« mfotv At e'ght o'clock ho
mado up a basket of brown bread and
fn'ih ugg.->. and taking a stout stick in
hand he went down the road to the
cottage of an army pensioner who
cultivated it mull potato patch. Old
Miles was easily persuaded to take
•chargo of the g;ito until Simon re-
turned and shortly after Simon ob-
tained a lift In the post-cart going to
Llangollen. Tuis vehicle passed
near Urimettone's farm, and by one
•o'clock Siiuon wan crossing the itiie
lending up to tho farm.
"No good going on hero, I see;
here are fences down gap* in tho
hedges, gites hanging by one hingo "
Al! had tig.is of bad • farming." and
Simon wont round to the back door,
which he found open. Somo ducks
"Of coursu yours will not eat dogs,
they are Moslem crocodiles." she
answered, referring to the Moham-
medans' avoidance of tho dog as an
As ono of tho most lovable charac-
teristics of the Arab is his instant
and intense appreciation of the
feeblest joke says a writer in Scrib-
nor's. Darwo -sh seemed much u mused
und repeated with many chuckles.
•Ours are Moslom crocodiles," as ho
went about his dally work.
Tliey I iuIitmuikI (lie bunr,
"Hera boys, stop that fighting."
"We ain't fighting, mister; we're
"What do you meun, then, by
scratching each other, and pulling
hal Invaded the stoce passage and hair and kicking each other'n shins?'
loudly quacked at the intruder. All Oh. you soa him an' me is on ono
en.. whs silent and with bated breath gldo. an' we're lottin' tho other boys
Simon looked in tie kitchen. It was see how much harmony there Is In the
empty imd with no fire oven
the grate. Ho went into the front
room that was called the parlor.
'1 ho blin.l was yet drnwn down from
the pr v o .* li ght—ne one wa* there;
•OHIO t.:iy pieces *' needlework unfin-
ished lav oil the laUiu. Ho called out
Whnt HrrctM Are Paved For.
Tax-Payer That's a very firm and
solid piece of paving you're dplng
City Empioyoo—Indade an' It's
"hhtic' l.lsle! X'o reply came but folno pace of worruk; and molghty
thv echo of his voice down glad am Oi to see It
the detortod corridor. H i mount-
id thi u r* unci peering Into
•Why, does It mako uny difference
with you Patrick?"
th ' friri'. room. ho taw a "Indade, and it di
the floor. with dooble tho job a pumn' It up
while heap ..I
jx crlmso i ir.uln
I owing from it* ! ton Courier.
dops; it will give ua
ultin' It up"—Bos-
Art t *• Bnt for Pnl~
I have beard it ttaieni that leariy or
quite all the ount die of ccn^-apuon.
say* a writer :n tbe St Lotti* Maga-
zine. Whether this is true I cannot
say. but it it a well-known fact that
very many of 1b m fail a prey to thi*
di*ra«a It it also veil known that
the inmates of jails aau prisons many
of them, die in the assie way. I think
it it true, at a popular writer ani
physician ha remark-id that impure
air it a prime fa.~tor in the develop-
ment of taburculotia. To tell the
truth people seem to avoid pure out-
door air a* if it were poisonous. They
take tbe greatest pales to that it out
of their dwellings public hai!«
churches. (chooU places of business
street cart, railwcv carriages, thea-
ters and other buildings public or pri-
vate. So that wherever we go or stay,
tbe me thing it to be met—foul air
We speak of the savages as fiitby.
wanting in habits of neatness aod ciean-
hnew. But 1 sometimes think that
the great difference in this respect
between ourselves aod these people is
that their filth it mostly on the out-
side on the exterior of their bod.es:
whereas, we lake our impurities di-
rectly into the lungs and from there
into ihe circulation We are careful
not to drink from a cup that has
touched the lips of a child with a
dirty face: but we do not hesitate to
breathe into the lungs air that is
freighted with foul human excretion
tbe debrii of the vital organism;
moreover, tnese organisms are often
steeped in tobacco, whisky and other
noxiout substances. Worse yet, we
live in an atmosphere that has been
breathed over and over agaia not
only by ourselves but by persons.*it
may be whose bxlies are one mass of
disease and corruption.
Dr. Felix I. Oswald, in speaking of
the habits of the so-called civilised
people says that he thinks it impossi-
ble for any one to escape the catarrh-
al acd consumptive diseases, at least
wholly, while we have to circulate
among people with their present
habits, visit libraries or lecture halls,
or travel in public vehicles where
the subject of ventilation is so thor-
oughly ignored Tnough he it aware
of the fact that these diseases can be
eradicated often at an advanced
stage, by a pertistent application of
fresh air and sunshine, he condemns
in unmeasured terms what he styles
the •■night air horror.'1 and he recom-
mends an abundance of the pure arti-
cle every hour of the twenty-four.
The German people are in advance
of us in some things. At some of
their health resorts they have tried
the plan of having the consumptive
patient sleep all night in the open air
and in the pine woods, where the at-
mosphere is usually dry. The experi-
ment is said to have been a success.
The patients slept better than they
had been able to do in their rooms
and the sleep itself seemed more re-
freshing. Really, if we only knew it
nature's healing agents ure all abou"
us—fresh air, sunshine electricity,
pure water, and other healthful
agencies and influences.
vroliu of Bcirza;**.
Robert W. Heobard of tho Charity
organization society, who has had
many years, experience with the beg-
gars of New York and has known
nearly all of the famous ones person-
ally. says that an industr ous beggar
will frequently make us much as $10
•15 a day. Ho has known men who
have been begging for some time to
have fortunes of $10.000 and $10.000.
hat is the best game you know
of?" 1 asked him.
••Well. I think blind men make the
most money, as a rule, particularly if
they are old men."
• What is the best location for beg-
gars in the city?'
•■Wherever there are women. It is
quite a fad for the Fifth avenue ladies to
step up daintily and drop a few pennies
in the hand of a begger. People have
no idea of -the amount of money that
is squandered every year in perpetuat-
ing these paupers.
•If we had the money that is given
each yoar in maintaining this race of
parasites we could rid New York of
professional beggars."—New York
Had n lla> Ofl*.
Mrs. Out-of-town (to near neigh-
bor): "Such trouble I've bad to-day;
I'm nearly dead."
Neighbor: -Hear we! What's hap.
• My husband's watch stopped la«t
• I uon't see why that—"
No neither could we. It never
stopped be'ore. and we did'nt know it
was stopped this morning, becausa it
stopped at seven o'clock last evening,
and so I set the clock by it, and that
was wrong, and my husband missed
the train to town and the children
were late to school. '
"Not pleasant, of course; but—"
"Oh, but I haven't told you all. Y'ou
see. my husband, after missing his
regular train, concluded to take a day
otT and mend all the furniture."
••1 see "
"Yea He's got everything in the
house apart and can't get them to-
| Various Nnnit-s lor Corn Bread,
Corn bread has various names in
different localities. The general name
of the article is Indian bread. In Dela-
ware griddle cakes made of Indian
meal aro called corn cakes. In Mary-
land they aro called cookies. Pone Is
the name for Indian bread an Inch or
more in thickness and baked to a crisp
crust top and bottom. In parts of New-
England corn meal, baked Into a thick,
crisp cake Is called Indian bannock.
The Puritans it is supposed, loarnod
the art of making that bread from tho
FANAWPOANA A CIGANTIC.
HYDRA HEADED EVIL.
with a look o unutterable triumph:
"I nave pot him! I have got him!"
He bail ca-igbt aad a-u^hed a fly.—
WATERING A HORSE.
Iw the til* of ill* l'*op> it
Caa *ot Be D .lo lSrJ — U .
rttale fvi 1 tioit AtteaJ-
*nt ob TtaU ^ J item
Tbe United Btates mint in San Francis
co ia tbe lergeMt one of iU kind in the
Not only in slavery universal
lbrc ^'hou*. Mao a- says ihe San
KrancLsco Examiner, bet also is there
a still more ?i£anlic evil and one
which is still more surely crushing the
mschood and stiffing the life of that cu-
rious and beautiful couafry.
"Facampoana." or forced labor, has
a protean shape. It may be best un-
derstood by describing it as partaking
of the nature of the corvee, it is also
app'ied to conscription, to all kinds of
eoTemment service, it is part of the
feudal tvs'em. and it even sometimes
takes tbe shape of a • togging bee. *
1 would be unjust to tbe astute old
man who presides over the destinies
of the pjopleof that country if it were
not stated that he ha* more than once
considered a plan by which it might
be modified and reformed But tbe
system is too deeply woven into the
inner life of the nation to be dealt
with except by a master hand and
then only with the assistance of out-
ride and friendly financial support.
J or instance, it is one of the main<
characteristics of "fanampoana" that
it supplies the place of tho payment
of officials throughout the island.
In fact in a.l Madagascar no secre-
tary. clerk artisan soldier or civilian
serving tbe government in whatever
capac.ty < with the exception of a
trifling percentage received by some
of the governors of districts) is paid
or even fed by the state. • The queen
honors them by employing theo.'' so
the official euphuemism run- and they
must feed and clothe themselves. But
when loyalty takes the shapes as is
constantly the case, of carrying vast
weights of wood, iron or stone on raw
and bleeding shoulders along goat
tracks (for roads there are none),
through swamps and forests, up and
down hills 5.UU0 feet high, then the
additional stimulus of shackles and
legirons is needed to persuade the
poor captured peasant that on the
whole he had better accept the "hon-
ors." half starved though he must be.
If he runs away he brings punishment
on his family and becomes a fugitive
and a bushranger: the numerous rob-
ber bands are mainly recruited from
such runaways. Hundreds of instances
could be cited, especially within the
, last twelve months, to show that
this tyranny is becoming more and
In the first place all the laud in
Madaga car, witl comparatively fow
exceptions, belo.igs nolainaliv lo the
queen, but actually to the govern-
ment At the preseut moment and
' for many years past tbe government
is and has been comple oly centered
in and despotically rul< d by the prime
, minister, Hainilaiarivoniy, who be-
sides his original wife, has mairied
two successive queens of Madagascar.
Fortunately for hinisolf and his family
his i ule has, on the whole, been wise
as well as vigorous. In the >uk-ilava
expedition, out ot t.ns of thousands
of peasants who were summoned as-
sembled and even partially drilled
throughout the country, only about
two thousand could be actually laid
hold of. and a few months of fever and
numerous desertion* quickly reduced
this number. Synilarjy in the alluvial
gold fields, which are being v. orked by
forced labor upon the enormous nom-
inal royalty of 55 per cent to the gov-
ernment (45 per cent is divided among
the foreign shareholders, directors
and superintendents) immense ex-
ertions have to be constantly made to
keep up the supply of forced labor.
Thus it comes about that this most
important branch of the national
wealth is not developed. Here as
elsewhere serfdom spoils poverty.
Again, in the case of craftsmen and
artificers. Madagascar possesses and
could produce plenty of men whose
talent would compare favorably with
that of almost any people in the
world. But the moment they show
proficiency in their art, they are
"fannmpoaned." that i* they are
honored by being employed b;, the
government or by somo powerful offi-
cial without wage and without food.
A clever craftsman, from whom you
buy a work of art in whatever metal,
bogs you not to say from whom you
purchased it. solely for fear of the
••honor'' which would lie in store for
him. So if you want a good tinsmith,
carpenter, or jeweler, you must not
search for him among the tradesmen
of his own craft; but the clever jewelor
is found among the washermen and
so on. in an amusing "bo-peep"' of
The queen honors •-Kami-be" or
••Bootoo" by taking him away from
his rice fields just at the season when
his labor and supervision aro most
required for his crop. So the unfor-
tunate "freeman." who Is not allowed
to send Ills slave as his substitute—
mark the grandeur of the distinction
conferred upon him—is remorselessly
bled, evon to his penultimate dollar if
he desires to procure exemption from
Caught n Fly,
Of the father of tho present king of
Bavaria It is related that one day.
when two of his cabinet ministers
called upon him with the draft of a
new law for which they required his
approval and signature, they found
him seated in his arm-chair, with an
open book on his knees. After read-
ing the statute to his majesty the min-
isters stood for a long time silently
waiting for an answer. At length,
when their patieneo was nearly ex-
hausted, tho king suddenly closed his
i book with a bang, and exclaimed.
H«(ia Lit* a Lass T.me Wi boat Fool
bat M««* Hm« Ur ak.
A horse can live twenty-five days
without solid food merely drinking
water seventeen days without either
eating or drinking and only five days
when esr.og solid food without drink-
ing. An idea prevails among horse-
men that a hor-e should never be wa-
tered oftcner*lhan three times a day or
in iwenty-four hours. Tnis is not only
a mistaken idea but a brutal practice.
A horse's stomach is extremely sensi-
tive and will suffer under the least in-
terference causing a feverish condi-
Feeding a horse principally on grain
and driving it for hours without water
is like giving a man salt mackerel for
dinner and not allowing him to drink
until supper time—very unsatisfactory
for tbe man.
If you know anything about the care
of horses and have any sympathy for
them water them asoften as they want
lo drink—one? an hour, if possible.
By doing this you will not only be
merciful to your animals but you will
be a benefactor to yourself as they
will do more work: they will be
healthier; they will look betl r and
will be less liable to coughs and colds
ani will live longer.
A horse is a great deal like a man.
I*et him get overworked, overstarved
or abused, and particularly for the
want of sufficient drink in warm
weather, and the consequences will
always be injurious. Sensible hostlers
in large cities are awakening to the
advantage of frequent watering.
Street-car horses are watered every
hour, and sometimes oftener. while
they are at work. It is plenty of
water that supplies evaporation or
perspiration and keeps down the tem-
'Twenty years ago a person having
a fever of any kind of pneumonia was
allowod but little water to drink, and
then it had U be tepid. To-day
practitioners prescribe all the iced
water the patient can possibly drink,
and in addition cold bandages are ap-
plied to reduce and control the tem-
perature of the blood What is ap-
plicable to man will never hurt a
horse. Use common sense and human
Don't think it is a horse and capable
of enduring any and all things. A
driver who sits in his wagon and
lashes his worn-out half-curried half-
fed and half-watered team should never
complain of any abuse he may receive
from his master or employer, for he is
lower in character, harder in sym-
pathy and less noble than the brutes
he is driving, and deserves, in the
name of all that is hutran the ;umq
punishment as a criminal. "
"Oh!" exclaimed Miss Bondclipper,
what a clever man Mr. Gilbooly is!
He is really quite a physiognomist. 1
was telling him last evening that 1
had become quite proficient in paint-
ing, and he said:
•I am sure of it, madame; your face
shows it.' *
Chorus— • 'Indeed."—Texas Siftings.
JUST IN JEST.
Amy—"I don't see how this woman the
papers speak about can be prosecuted for
Oigamy.'* Mahle—"She had three hus-
bands all at once, didn't she'*1 Amy—
"\es, but they were all dudes—not a man
The New Hector—"I find tbe work in
this parish very interesting indeed." Miss
A--"I should think you might there are
ten unmarried girls to every man in the
"Delicious fresh air; wonderful invigor-
ating fresh air. You never breathed such
air in Massachusetts'' writes an enthusi-
astic young pioneer who has gone to seek
his fortune in tbe Far West. His father
replies: "Dear Boy: You can't live on
fresh air. I inclose my check for S100, ,
contribution to your fresh air fund."—
A boy who wasn't much bigger than the
top ear on a cornstalk after a dry sum-
mer was standing on the corner of Canal
and Houston street puttiug away at a
cigar in the most vigorous manner, when
a motherly old lady stopped and placed
her hand on his head and exclaimed:
"Mercy on me! but havn't you a motherf"
"I has, mum," he courteously replied,
and if you hain't I'll lend ber to you all
summer and not charge a cent!"—New
There were T,500 pennies found in a
"drop-a cent-in-the slot" chocolate stand
at Atlantic City
Tacoma, Wush , has a well 100 feet
deep from which the wind blows continu-
ally. As there is fifty feet of water in
the well the source of the wind is a mys-
"Biddeford," a Maine newspaper re-
ports, "has a blind man—Darius Perkins
by name—who cau kill a rat or mouse
with his cane as quickly as a cat could at-
tend to tho job."
Miss Hattie M. Kimball, who has been
elected president of the Pennsboro &
Hainesville railroad, is probably the only
woman in the country who is at the head
of a steain railway.
The driver of a steam tram car in Paris
recently saw a woman on the line in
front of tbe engine. She was paralyzed
with fear, and apparently unable to
move It being impossible to stop head-
way ia time to save ber life the engineer
crawled aloug the side of his engine in
the hope of being able to snatch the wo-
man up away from death. He missed his
footing and falling both were ground to
At Mobile lately a mother was standing
on tho gallery of her house with hor baby,
when the latter fell over the edge. The
distance to the ground is twenty foot, but
the mother, without an instant's hesita-
tion, sprang after the baby, aud both fell
to the ground at almost the same instant.
Tho baby, striking the mother'h l>ody,
escaped with only a few bruises, but the
mother had her hip dislocated. Other-
wise tk was not Injured
SLIPS OF THE TONGUE.
Thior> That W>re B.dlr MIibJ tp In
Their S r'"S
Many persons have said in mistake
precisely the reverse of what was in
•.heir thought*, says fassell s journal.
A workingtnan called on a country
clergytnun closely related to a ducal
house. The applicant wanted a letter
of recommendation to a neighboring
nobleman from whom he hoped to ob-
tain employment Why not go per-
sonally and see my lord?" the friend
asked "Well, you see." was the
nervous answer, • I do not like speak-
leg to Lord X—; he may be proud, and
not care to listen to the likes of me.
It would be quite a different thing
if it were yourself, for there
nothing of the gentleman in you."
Mr. Bancroft has related that dur-
ing a holiday jaunt in Switzerland .Sir
Paul Hunter was lost But news flies
apace and gathers as it goes. It was
soon said that guides were away up
the mountain to find a missing man.
Somebody had seen or heard signals
of distress Lady Hunter, safe in the
hotel, began to tremble for her hus-
band But his predicament was not
so desperate after aiL He was dis-
covered and given the necessary help
and guidance in his descent At dusk
he re-entered the Alpine hamlet alone,
as if nothing had happened Wishing
to avoid notice and curious question-
ing. be had sent his guides to their
own haunts. But as he passed up
through a little waiting English crowd
Lady Hunter darted to meet him.
■Oh. Paul" she cried. "I am so glad
to see you back? Where hava you
been? Some silly man has lost him-
self in one of the mountains and I
feared it might be you." Considerate,
kindly, hut not quite—in its literal
Some comical slips of the tongue
are due to doubtful or insufficient in-
formation. There may be lack of
important knowledge about the per-
son addressed Victor Hugo once
met a garrulous notary who talked
with him on literary subjects. The
lawyer belonged to the provinces, and
he a9ked if his companion had heard
anything beforo he left Paris about
• HernanL" one of Hugo's own plays.
Hugo admitted that he had heard it
mentioned. "It is a miserably stupid
piece." "Very likely," said the poet.
•The author must be an abominable
person. One of my friends saw him
in the street not long ago. and in such
a state. The wretched creature is
nearly always drunk." The two
pa-sed into the same hotel, and what
the consternation of the man
with the libelous tongue when Hugo
wrote his name in the arrival register
beneath his traducer's eye.
'TIS THE CARB OF HEROES.
The Scottish Kilt Good for All Weath-
ers a-,d AH Occailona.
The act forbidding the wearing of
the Highland dress only increased the
attachment to it and the poets became
more enthusiastic in its praise, says
the Scottish Keview. The most famous
song of this kind is McDonald's "Am
Breacan L'allach" in which he scorns
the "English cloth" that other bards
had extolled when on the persons of
their chiefs. The kilt is the "hero's
garb." 1 Ihe soldier's true dress," 'the
real garb for a pursuit, for putting
swiftness in the legs." It is the best
for tho chase or for going to tie
church, for lying down 01" getting up,"*
for protection from the weather, fo£
showing off shield and sword and
keeping the £un dry—in fact, for
everything. A more humorous pro-
duction on the same subject is one by
Iain AiacCodrum. 'Curses on the
king." he says, "that took tho plaid
from us. * * * You gave us the
breeks you fettered our hips: I would
rather have the loose plaid, the light,
active garment It's a bad wear for
night: I can't stretch my legs, 1 can't
get any sleep; better were the ten
yards 1 would put in the kilt when I
rise in the morning; that's the comely
raiment to keep off wind and rain.
The curse of the two worlds on the
man that put it out. * * * You
never saw a mother's son, on street or
field, that is more aotivs than a son of
the Gael, with his comely person. Tho
plaid above the kilt, his pistols in
order that will not fail the spark, a
shield upon his shoulder and a slender
sword beneath his arm; th«re is not a
lowlander ir tho world that would not
fade away at the sight of him. When
the (lael gather for the battle, with
their sharp Spanish blades and the
gleaming of helmets, they will pay
dearly in bloou and goro and the day
of Cullod?n will be avenged. * " *
The MacDonalds. tho tailors of tho
red cloth, not to sow it, but to rend it
with thoir sharp-shearing blades, cut-
ting ears and skulls."
An Orange I'eeler.
A remarkably ingenious and simple
orange and lemon peeler hus boen in-
vented by which it is claimed that
1,000 oranges may be peeled without
soiling finger or glove or losing a drop
of juice. Tho peeler is a piece of wire,
nickle-plated, very much in tho shape
of a button hook, but with a tiny blade
let into the inner bend of tho hook.
When tho point of the hook is drawn
into the fruit it slides between the pulp
and the peel without danger of enter-
ing oithor, while the blade divides tho
poel easily and rapidly, after which it
may be removed without trouble.
Found Ilia Level.
Old Friend—"Well old boy, how
have you been getting along;? Did
you succeed as a novelist?"
Mr. Soarhlgh—"No, tho publishers
Bald my imagination was too lively-
plots lacked probability, you know
so I hud to give It up; but I'm doing
■Writing railroad advcrtiioinenti."
—Now York Weekly. f
Thepoe tic element lying hidden in most
women is the source of their magnetic at-
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