The Bryan Daily Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 88, Ed. 1 Friday, March 13, 1896 Page: 2 of 4
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2ATTLE OF RAT AND SNAKE.
la V hub. lb
Hmt CwM Oal
. A uulque rat-kliling match occurred
ti.iih g tiie voyage of the steamer Ala-
!' ?a. which arrived from Australia
"' sterday. says the San Francisco Ex-
Biiiiur. The bAtlU- wis between ft rat
and snake and the snake won the
fight thiougti superior sclcnco and good
The reptile la the prirerty of B. Rey
one of the passengers who baa been
touring the colon Irs for some time. It
Is shout five feet In length aud th body
it perhaps an Inch and ft half In diame-
ter In the middle.
About two weeks ago the owner of
the pet decided that It wai time for
Mm to ent. A rat waa caught In a trap
and then word was sent over the ihlp
that there was to be fun. The rat-trap
was taken Into the smoking-room and
a string tied to the leg of the rat while
Mr. IV' y hud his pet brought out.
The rat and the reptile surveyed each
other calmly for a few moment the
string on the leg of the former being
riven full pl.iy and the make lying on
the floor at full length with hla head
elevated Just the least bit.
The rat made a sudden nip at hla en-
emy's head anil m Using It Jumped
back. The snake dodged and waited
for another feint It came very quick-
ly. -Mr. Hut niii.lng again and getting
back to hla rorner with alacrity where
he equalled and wondered what h
ought to do next. The head of the nak
began moving alowly to and fro. Then
like iah of lightning. It shot out
and the reptile's fangs were Tautened tn
the neck of the rodent Hound and
r tmd through the air whirled the sup-
Ile body and In lea time than It take.
i tell It the make waa colled about ths
The reptile did not relinquish hit
grasp on hla victim for five or all min-
utes by which time the rat waa dead
"'".'ke tl.eii lowy uncoiled and
' devaws' its quarry lit
i t i oui J full length ou the floor
and swallowed the rodent head flrat
The snake la at the Palace Holel with
HIS KINDNESS REPAID.
A Ol.l III ir nfoetor
llronklyn ftloo SJOOOOO.
Aboiit four yeara ago Henry Lewis
i confectioner who lives with hla wife
"d six children at 53 Floyd street
i rooklyn E. D.. found an old woman
itlng on the atoop of hla houae any a
he New York Recorder. She waa poor-
ly dressed and evidently without
' i nda. Aa ahe ahowed evidence of cul-
'"re invito nor to home gn
'" ted and Mrs. Lewis refused to let
unt'i '" WomnV'u'lnl with them
It '!:- ' ":1 o when Lewla found
i . jr ..-T matter to aupport hla fam-
in en ahe told him ahe would not
; tlnue to be a burden on them and
-Kted on going to the poorhouse at
sr bush wiiere ahe remained unlit ft
I weeks ago when ahe returned to
. Lew Ires
the bad gone away comparatively a
"per. but returned worth $300000.
'iii-h ahe has turned over to Lewla for
a kindness In liking her In and car-
for her when aba waa without
The" nclghbora all know of Lewla'
f'-oj lurk. On Tuesday he atarted for
'tjMiTo(utc-i ofT.ce lu Urooklyn to lay
tluhn to the fortune which had been
left by a brother of the old woman.
The discovery that ahe waa heir to the
money waa made when the aurrogate
of Sun Francisco Inquired for ber
through the Brooklyn aurrogate and it
waa discovered that ahe was au Inmato
of the poorhouae.
A reporter railed at I.Twis" houae laat
nielli but found that all the family In-
cluding the old woman had gone to
reception at some relative'a houae. All
'he nelKhbora declared that they had
heard of Jwta' good luck and were aat-
ufied of Ita truthfulness. None of them
oulj remember the name of the old
voman. who they said. Intended mak-
i her home wllh Lewla until she died.
tAM.h l'ir I.Uer !: Clvea
mong meat course calf liver en
t makes a nice change. Eight
. of liver sliced half an Inch thick
t four of tery thinly allced bacon
runUh onion and a pinch of dried
' will be required. Hour the altera
t and fry Hr.htly on both aides;
to a atew pan with the baron
') fried on top; ellce the olnlon
u the bacon fat; sprinkle these
'aver and bacon; add'lhe sea-
l herbs; pour the fat from the
t rltie It out with a b.lf pint
; d pour this over all. Cover
... lid and simmer alowly for
.r of au hour.
-Na thliik lht all the themes
m have bri ll rihaiixted and
Is no room for poets In the
Is not f. Noble themes are
V! all tli.'t we nPf J t0 ' I to
;nrf.i' 0 and scrape away the
'Mire and will And liiucti
T in tin -lody. IUv. Dr. Lorl-
el'roiirl of llllitnla.
iiiaki s the claim that In three.
.'(. will be 119 greatest apple
in? stale on the continent. Or-
. jVcontatnliig from 10.0W to 15.IHK)
1 sve been planted In the southern
of 'the t 8IlJ Rr"lJ eom-
' q jo fine abape.
FOR WOMAN AM) HOME
INTERESTING READING FOR
DAMES AND DAMSELS
UroMM far Llttl l hlldroo - 1'rotty rot-
llooata Heroaatug lit Kago Asola
ASlro lo UlrU liana Hatty l-rom
llmiMhold 11 lots.
tinall girls who art'
big enough to walk.
The cloak la of but
keemlugly Halo Im-
portance so that
these two article:!
are In the luteal
mode. A tiny llltle
lady may be made to look like an ex-
quisite picture In a huee bat of black
beaver as shiny as sutlu and ns black
ax coal wired and bent to droop artltit-
Imlly about the Innocent bnby fare and
glowty baby hair. The hnlr should
to complete the arliutlc tout ennemlilo
be beautifully bruHhed and arranged In
soft bunches of curl on the pretty fore-
head and lied with love knots of bnhy
ribbon uiuinlly white though with n
bli.ck hat. black knots of ribbon may
b tiM-d effectively. To carry out the
eliectlvo picture In black this small
coquette may have an empire cloak of
gloaay black satin very thick anl
heavy or of beautiful Lyons velvet in
black. With huge bluliop sleeves and
fluttering butterfly rollaietto nil rdKeii
with ermine. A big muff also of rr
mine Is fastened about the throat by a
wide ribbon of w hite or black satin.
Scarlet Is very effective for such a
costume. One very recently worn by
a tiny hnzcl-eyed lady bad a full rlo.ik
of clear cardinal red heavily ribbed
silk all beautifully lined with squirrel
skins and wonderfully warm. The
monstrous sleeves are topped b" fly-
away rapes of the silk made double for
stiffness and edged with silvery chin-
chilla fur. The hat Is an enormous one
of ailky beaver In scarlet trimmed w ith
a lot of floating scarlet plumes. The
opera length stockings worn by so
many of the little maids are a wonder-
ful protection from the colJ. and a de-
cided Improvement to those which
merely covered the knees leaving a
apace between the 1 It t lo drawers and
stockings perfectly bare. Silk mittens
are almost universally worn to the ex-
clusion of kid gloves for mothers are
more sensible than they were a few
yeara ago and look very much to the
comfort of their llltle once.
I'attlroota Mails ololrK.
Tailor gowna are restored to much of
(heir pristine Importance now that
dreasmakera aa well aa tailors con-
sider broadcloth the most fashionable
woolen fabric of the season. And the
tailors have made a new and charming
adjunct to the cloth gowua in a silken
petticoat matching the silk of which
the only waist of ILi dress Is made
and also matching the silk ilnlng of
the coat and aklrt of cloth. Such pretty
petticoats are ft perfect comfort to
womanly women w ho begin to fear that
this essentially feminine garment
would be gradually ousted by the much
talked of kulckrrborkrra riding lighta.
etc. Hut Its frou-frou Is too attractive
to be given up. and. moreover the new
aklrt hna aonie new fentun n. such a.t
long shallow scallops at the foot to
make It fall In easily w:th the curved
folds of Hie cloth skirt and yet retain lis
Altogether the abundance of the g.t
silk usually In contract to the color of
the cloth greatly enhanren the gco.l
locks of the severe tailor-ma le govii.
At the top five breadths of taffeta are
gathered Into a yoke eight or ten Inch. i
deep do'ng away with all supeillu-nin
fullness around the hips and n"ily
decorated with rows of feather atitclt-
Ing. The foot Is trimmed with two or
thiee narrow bias fills plnl.ed on one
edge and headed by an iiua-wldo niche
pinked on both nlgen.
For morning and alienioon chopping.
drlYlug or cose bine nolfclne can be
i spt & ' . r hoWOssi hi i m . - xjft
In hotter form than a black broadcloth
coat and skirt with a waist of I'rht
apple-gretn taffeta lining of the same
In Jacket and skirt and a green taffeta
petticoat to match. For this suit Is
made a very short Jacket for the street
with little fan plultlngs In the back
that dlacloae the green lining. The front
baa stitched revers and collar and all
the seams are strapped to a point Just
below the waist line. The skirt of
eight or nine gores may be strapped
don n the feu mi or In two bands around
the foot. The silk waist Is a very full
blouse with tucked yoke front turned
over collar aud bluliop sleeves; bias
bhiids slid Imjus of the silk are the only
trimming. The petticoat 1 made In thanch out more broadly and
w ay Jti.it described and the lining of the
cloth skirt has no balayeue.
Una Color salt HUrk.
How thliiRi change with the times!
Nut long ago it was the skirts which
b( ro nil the extravagnnres of decora-
tion and now It Is the bodice upon
w -li Icli our olahontiona are put. This Is
an outcome of the bodice belr.g worn
of different material from the skirt and
Is after all. a pretty fashion. An ex-
c e llngly i hlc gown for afternoon wear
railing the matinee etc. la a mixture
of u.m color and black full of amnll
silver flecks and dashes. The skirt h
one of tli" nine-gored creations with a
multitude of flapping goileta and beau-
tifully fitted hlpa. th" whole Interlined
w llh liter chnir.nis. and ncaln with dull
leail-rolnred taffeta. The bodice Is a
r.mall round affair of creamy while
bicadrloth. fitting the form perfectly
with a smooth fitting Jacket of rich
black lace in a very heavy pattern cu;
In graceful curves to almulute a
pi city yoke. An embroidered pattern
In gold sequins and tiny mock garnets
(lerorutes this opening making a very
rich effect on the white groundwork.
The sli eves pre especially smart with
enormous puffs directly at the shoul-
THE CURRENT TOPICS CLUB.
A r.8!loANAl!l.i: FAI AMoN'il SKW WOXIK.S.
ders and loosely wrinkled lower arms
to iho wrist where a deep cuff of lace-
covered broadcloth edged with Husslan
lynx turns back nearly to the elbow.
A flaring col in r of the lynx sets up
r.rttitrlly about the fare. Wllh this gown
was carried a huge muff of Huslan
lynx decorated with a huge bunch of
violets at one side. The hat worn wllh
It w as extremely swi ll and very simple
It was broad of brim flaring up ft bit
al one side and fared underneath with
shining black beaver. The outside felt
wns a dull rosy-hued beaver. The
crown was artistically draped Into the
foim of rows with rich Persian silk
In shades of rose-green mauve and
wl.lte while at one ride tumbled
of r lossy Mark lurii s.
A.lnr from lllly ;rer.
A New Yolk i-porter u day or tu
nco Interviewed Mlaa Hetty I'reeii "the
richest woman In America" regarding
the best way to Invisl small sinus of
liinney. Mt3. (iteen said:
"I would advise any woman with I.100
at her command to Invent It In real es-l.-.le.
She should buy the real estate
nl miction or on ovci.iona when clrcum-
ataii'Ts have forced the sale. If she will
watch fur rucli an opportunity It will
j solely wait and ahe will Und that abt
can buy a parcel of land at one-third Ita
appraised value. I regard real estate
Investment as the safest means of In-
vesting Idle money. It does not al-
ways bring a steady lntereat but It la
Itss likely to depreciate In value than
stocks which are always somewhat un-
certain. A woman wllh tact and ability
will be on the alert to learn of a mort-
gage about to be foreclosed. In sack ft
cases she should negotiate with the
owner of the property and gh him
enough to clear hla debt thus aavlng
him the costs of a sale. Many a woman
has profited by an opportunity of thla
kind. Of course if a woman has J j00
cash and wishes to speculate she may
tfr rlttka With the hrniafimt nt
gr ... eeturns. Hut she should besr
In mTL.u at real estate Is the collateral
to be preferred to all others. "
Rrwatlng Too Mil F rvrklr.
Mamie U. Is a little girl twelve years
old who finds some tan and freckles
on her face and wants the editor to
tell her how to remove them. Answer:
Tsn and freckles are a growth In the
skin and are developed by light and
heat principally by sunlight. Some
persons are much more troubled with
them thnn others. Delicate complex-
ions are usually most susceptible. There
are several things that will remove
freckles but they are not very safe to
meddle with. Ten drops of carbolic
add In thirty drops of glycerine Is said
to be good. It must be applied only to
the dark spots. It cures by burning
the ckln. which afterward comes off
leavlnr a mark that finally dlappeara
The best remedy for such annoyance!
as tan and freckles Is to wear a hat oi
sunboiinet. The spots frequently dis-
appear In winter and If one Is careful
to keep tne fare shaded there will bt
very little trouble. Lemon Juice some
times removes tan. and buttermilk la
said to be excellent for this purpose
Val la .la poo doing ?
The future nf American manufacture!
Is according to ull accouiila menaced
by Japanese agents who are bidding foi
trade at prices far below anything thai
our own artisans ran turn out
They offer bicycles of the very best
grade at twelve dollars matches at fig-
ures that would shut down every match
factory In the I'nited States; all sorts ol
wooden ware Including house-flttlnga
inch as doors sashes and blinds are of-
fered at forty to fifty per cent less thai
we can make them.
The agents of Japanese factories hava
placed Immense orders In San Fran-;
Cisco and are coming East to bid for .
trade In cities all the way from the '.
clflr (o the Atlantic. They are able to
undersell everything In the market
It Is a well understood fact by ex- J
perls In Japanese goods that their metal
Is of a very hlrh grade and that their
wood-work Is accurate almost to perfec.)
uon. ii win ue necessary lor congress
to take some stringent measures to shut '
off thla deluge of Japanese wares If our !
own factories are to be able to continue'
In business. This la a startling state
of affaire and one that demands the
Immediate attention of our law makers.
WoMO Tloaoly Rorlpoo.
Walnut sandwichia. Oi.e pound Eng-
lish walnut meala rut la small pieces;
cover with nice mayonnaise dressing;
rut bread In fancy shapes round
square triangular and spread wllh the
u.ixture. Set In a cool place Uilil
ready for serving.
Lillian II. Holled potatoes should be
rved with boiled fish; also rurtimbera
or walercress and an entree of Jelly.
Annie T. A 7 o'clock dinner Is cer-
tainly too late for the little folks who
should be In bed at that time. Why not
neive a light dinner at S consisting of
pay such things as are already pre-
pared for the later dinner aa soup and
salads with a rhr.p or two.
Puree of mushrooms.-Chop fine five
or six mushrooms; put on In atewpan.
with one ounce of butter tittle salt
pepper and chopped onion. Cook un-
til ll pulps then add an ounce of bread
crumbs; then strain liquor from the
oysters and add one ounce of chopped
lean ham or tongue and a Utile chopped
pars.ejr. Ut It com to a boll a4
SKETCH OF A NOTED FICUMt
IN THE BASEBALL WORLD.
ThoBsos J. llawd tbo lUtd llllllnf oui-
aldr of I ho Bl. l-oula Hub. liaa
Mod a llrllllonl Hororil for Htuir
II oa I'loyod Many t.mui.a.
IIOMAS J. IK1WD.
the hard liltliug and
spicily outfielder Jf
the St. Louis leiini.
of the National
1 actio und Auiei I
was burn April X
lsTu. at llulyokc
Ma.u. and his fel-
low townsmen con-
sidered him an ex
traordinary player when he made bis
mark there as au amateur. Ills profes-
sional career began In lv.iu. when he
Joined the Itoston team of the Players'
League. In 1S91 he was engaged by the
Washington club of the American As
sociation and took part that season In
one hundred and nine championship
gamea one hundred and one of
w hich he played at second base. When
the American Association and the Na-
tional League were consolidated dur-
ing the winter of 1 s'.U -1 ''. ami the
Wagners got control of the Washington
club Dowd was re-engaged for the sea-
son of 1V2. taking part that year In one
hundred and forty-one championship
contests filling various Infli-'nl and out
field positions which Included cecond
and third bases short stop and the out-
field. The most of his work wss done
al second base lu which position he
took part in nlnty-flve chainplonnhlii
games. In 1VU he was engaged by
President Von der Ahe for bis St. Uiuis
team taking part that season In one
hundred and thirty-one lonlehts. all of
whlrh he played In the out Held lie
Wsi re-eugnged by the St. IaiuIs club
for the season of 1X!M taking part that
year In one hundred and fifteen rham-
ploushlp games as an outfielder. At
the end of the campaign he wns re-
served and he afterward signed for the
season of 1K5 Inking part last year In
one hundred and Iwenty-M'ven cham-
pionship contests one hundred and
thirteen of which were played in
the outfield. He ranked high both
as a batsman and a fielder In the
official averages of the National U-ague
and American Association during Hie
past season. It wss by chance that he
was given an opportunity to demon-
strate his ability as a liaiiuuan and a
fielder. It was thought that lie had lost
hla knark of hitting the b..ll. but It did
not take him long to convince the man-
agement that It was making a great
mistake In that respect lie Is now
THOMAS J. fiOWD.
looked upon as one of the best batting
outfielders In the profeaslun t-nldes
being a very clever base runner.
Connie Strouthers la spending the
winter In Kansas City lie will not
play with next season's Detroit rluli.
Ted Slllllvsi. Is rennM.1 in l. .......
0Ver $r.i.tsm. lie Is a well-educated man
.d knows base ball from A lo 7. - Fx
Adain Cuppy. a biothir of (iWge
Cuppy. the Cleveland pli.Ju r. dropped
dead January on the uni t of
"John Talleyrand Brush-Diplomat
of the Diamond." Thai's what the ri...
cinnatl "(Jniette" calls him.
l money. Ex.
Manager Seine la undecided whether
to play Collins or llatrlnhton on third
base. Harrington appears to have th
call with Solee.
Ed. Hnnlun's bint that John M. Ward
might manage Pittsburg has brought
a very prompt and emphatic denial
from Pntildeht Kerr.
Concord Day April n. ' wnhh has
superseded Fast Day In Ma".achiiselti
fjlls on Pnndtiy next year and will be
celebrated on th- following Monday.
The pistons ai iv.ua). will play on thi
day at home an 1 the Giants may b.
Tlra Miirnnne. I:i the I lu.tt on "Clolie.
Hiw.. the new Atlantic Aisoii.itlon lit-
t c;trutiti:j:rn'.i nt. He j of the oj In-
Ion that it w .ll never p'ay a gnin und
r.sj. lh.it thcic I:- -too l.itlrli Denny
I .on; and "led ;:itlllv.-i!'' ;cr rc-l b"i-
r.efs. If the two ir.nu ;i.i.:(d are not
rood tm.it ! rs a'l I sti n..;ii oi.mii 'r.-.
wl rt ii.: they.'
Vr. A. J. Vain It !i::rd at work or-r.':--Utjt
; a hi ) b wno l.ir liext i..-.t-.
ti i.ii. I t i.'cit.t. In hia o)uiiloo
nit id I." I.l.na Fin ;lsy. 1 j :) M 1.1.
K't'.lon D; fl. ce. FreaioM. Ci:;itu:i i :nl
'ii.lo'i. t . j.i i -.il":!. o it) i .I r nee
: ) t'n !. ':: . i mi It si nt ! 'r. W;.;:...
C'n.'.r.J I ..;.. egii:. r Yi.it nrcct n i l
';it:;.l ; H'.:'.'c. i(U. i. CVo. I'.t.
Vs.f :c r.c.ti.i r i.' C C.lr:l
V 'S ' I I
' ''.' i I
tut tlrnrt I. title l.lrla Who lists Tap
tiirril New tnrkora.
'I he Sisters AblKitt duo. have created
a favorable li.iprcHidmi In New York
theaters. Tli' acoinpniying pleiutt
I ilii'WB them 111 one of their mo! plead
ing sketches. A niiin h.i' romantic
story Is told of their adoption of the
In private life the twins are Dessie
nnd Jessie I'lckltis the name of Al-
b. li having been selected for the stage
lis more euphonious. They were bum
l.ot quite .eighteen years ai;o In the
i.crtli"in part of New Voik not far
1 1 oui the t'jiiiadlau bonier tlt-ared lu
luxury 'and retlueineiil they did liot
shrink from the reveisis whlih fol-
lowed their father's iliulh but plu. kiiy
determined to utilize fur their mother a
aid those rare uiustuil gifts which they
hud hitherto exhibited only at ch.ni'y
Is lt( Ills und society functions tlolnfc
ti New York they t.ceured an engage-
mint with Aiiguslln Duly mid sang oj
chi listers In his production of "The
IVri stern." at Daly's theater. WleMi
' '- Hire prcpatert "Little Christopher"
the (Inrden theater he selected the
.irs lor a kinging specially. A. M.
r. lircr wlio was Inteicited saw them
at rehearsal and strenuoindy objitted
ti them. In his opinion they vir"
only Hulled fur drawing room enter-
tiiliiiuel.t and he predicted their tail-
or In elr;nag::na. Hut for Just once
In I. Is life Mr. 1'almcr's Juilgment was
liilslukeu. Uti tne oN'tilng night the
Al hott slst"is miic the ilist lUKiilshiliR
ll I liuiiilig the spe. ml (esturea. olid
wi re recalled again aud sittlii v.ith thu
4 a- . i
TWIN SISTKHS AllHOlT.
I greatesl enthusiasm uulil they l.sd
I rem I nl the point of cvlmtsi lo.i. It was
I al' plain Milling after that and the
girls became Imon ii' I) popular. When
lle'in Iteitram l-ll III ll.s.le AldM.tt
at mi hour's not i.e. wint on (or the
lit'e loie of l.lttle liirislopln r. and sallC
ami acini the part delightfully.
CHICACO CLUB WINS.
A lilno Ulilrh Anro Suoiloy
l.omr Nrtl Sr.in.
In the criminal court at Chicago re-
cently the Jury un I Walter Willuul
ex left II .' r of the I'oh.ito I use hull
club not gull'y of playing ball oq Sun-
diiv. The suit as one of tevi ral
IiioiikIiI by the Sundiv International
League against Captain Anson ind
other play i r.-. The Jury ilei ie that
ui breach of the peace was committed
and tin H to: e flnm uKaltlsi the players
This case In tl.e oulcotue of arrests
made Li t summer on warrants sworn
i oui by the Siiaday (.- nam e l'iigtie
j headed by Dr. Chirk. Ilhe cast s were
beard about two weeks afterwards by
a suburban Jus'ice who levied a a tint II
fine oil i he priseiiers. and as ll was
supiiofi'd at tin- time ill-charged I he in
for gnud At snv rate the dull con-
tinued playing Sundiiy ball and wets
never molest .
President Janna Hart said al tba
time that the casi s were all settled that
the club I. id Wiiii that they Would inli-
linni' playing Suiulay during the Iml-
mice of the sum. ii. which they did.
Whether the) would Migage III Sunday
ball this .imiII he could i).t say at
the time. lu;l thought they would not
as Captain Aa-in and a l.i..jo: ny of the
dull were against It. The deriidon
made nt this late day assim Smtil.iy
eau.is In ( hh :lil fur in xt M ason.
rULLbit COMINQ BACK.
Srrnenllno Hamrr Milt
I .ole Fulhr
li coining lo New York
ar.nlti for a brief slay to show us the
iiiaivelluiis dam es of In r latest sue-e-ss
"Salome" (f which the French
und F.uglltdi papers have said so much.
I.Oli: Fl LI.F.It
In the lrrt year says the Ne-r York
World. "A l..ili." as sl.e Is affection-
r.n l called In P.irU Is one of the fav-
oit'l nnd veiy slii't few aim. tig the
url!:'U ol th. iiniu.ienHiit world whoso
"ivies civ always coniiieted for by
'.ho l l . ;;;rst l.iat .iiy is i.f the v.oi Id. und
I rtn nlwnys ruttim.nid mi almost f.ihu-t.'.i.-.
r muni r.uii.n.
I A.'oi.U Tit re l now th' ol 1.-st pilch-
iirlll tlld li'il ..!. ill pil'lt or rn .i.'ll.'O.
He bra ji:du.l i ro.i i'!c;u.l lull till '.
IMFK IN NirAllACUA.
WHERE PEOPLE AND THEIR
laisd Is XV hlrh mm h..e :iorl-
nro Iho llrllaltta ul Hl.uplsg - Str-
vaou lrh Iho Morellanillao IrulB
Ilia st-u lor Tbolr loioriliio.
HE routine of dally
life In Nicaragua la
much slu.pl. r than
In colder climates;
there Sie no car-
pets to gather dust
and moths and
there Is very little
furniture and few
pictures aud brie-e-brae
to be dusted
aud cleaned. Th
clothing of the children Is also much
simpler and the fashions are not varia-
ble. The children of the lower class
wear no clothing until 12 or 14 )ears
old and In the upper class one gainietit
a sort of shirt Is enough for home wear
tin) children sometimes go on the street
In this simple garb. What marketing
U not brought to the door Is done by the
master of the house and so the women
are free to loll lu their hammocks an I
nurse their babies.
The delight of going shopping Is en-
tirely unknown. If anything In the
dry goods line Is wanted a servant Is
tent lo the shop who brings home an
snnftil of whole pieces of the desired
Hoods. If rone of these suit or It the
lenora desires to look at others these
aie carried back und another and an-
other in infill i brought. Thlt same
icnaiil can be trusted to pay for whsl-
u r Is bought for they are very honest
In money nmtirrj only Indulging; in
..in. 1 1 pilfering. One of the servants
'll the college wa:i aa'tlstotned lo go to
llie tri usurer every month to draw the
taliry of the teat liera. and she used to
have ia.li one's money wrapped up In
a (tlftirenl p.ut of her dress and she
never ma le a mistake lu giving the
wrong sum to anyone.
While th" women are very affect Inc-
ite. If death Invades their homes yon
In not s-e the despair and gloom that
ofteu lelgn with us In like afflic-
tion they weiii to thoroughly take In
their religious belief that their dear
uiu'i' sre translated to lispplct scenes
im! Unit the separation Is only tetnpor-
sry. The womeu of the family do nut
gu to tli cemetery with their dead;
iniiy the male nieiuliers and friends.
There sre no henries and the roffln I
heme ou their shoulders and they sre
relieved by different relays every little
wav. Colored coffins are used for young
people hlue being a fatnrile color. The
coffin Is usually rentod by the lower
class. Just for the funeral and the body
Is ri D.ov.il at the grave and Intt rred In
the ground with nothing to preserve
It from contact with the earth. The
wealthy have vaulis. or niche in the
brick wall surrounding the cemetery
but these are only tented and It Is
nothing unusual to read an advertise-
ment In the paper that if the relative
uf such and nidi a one do lint pay Urn
rent of the vault the Ix.dy will be re-
inoed by rm h a dale
After a death lu a house the piano. II
the family Is rb h enough to own one. Is
removed from the salj or p.n ior. to Hit
back of the house slid though It may
he moved In a riHiin or two nearer Its
flintier station during ine year. It Is not
opened for that length of time
Isnsif Ifuork Mritlnnrs.
.Iiilinsun Im sIows In. tilt nl commenda-
tion upon the inode:it candor of the
vender of a beautiry Ing fluid whii h "re-
pels pimples drives away freckles.
! smoothes the skin and plumps th
ll.-h hut do. s not piofess to leMtore
the l M" of 1 10 I a I V of f.o." while
lie ii I ho admin the seal for the ease
und riif.ly of ttethlng Infants shown
by the Inventor of the anodyne neck
lace and the affecting lenna in which
he warned ewry Hint lew that she would
never foi give herself tf her Infant
ihould perish without a necklace. It
would be Itit renting to know what th"
gnat doctor thought of a certain sd-
veiti ini nt In the Spertator of "grate-
ful el.ituiny for the cure nf loss of
lu. linn y or forgetfullne?. enabling
those whose memory was Is-fnre almost
totally lost to retnemlHT thii minutest
circumstances of their affairs lo a won-
der Pttce. two and slx-N'iiei u pot."
Ilo.l I Iterator.
Exciting and Impure literature floods
the land which the young pinple read
and are fascinated. The voltipliiou.1
Ijfe is made Hie Idi al religion Is scoffed
at and vice enthroned. The sensational
papers of I lie day uiuke loo much of the
ssiai tons details of an unsavory rase
and the sin is too often made light of.
even made the oerasloii of efforts at
humor.- llev. K. L. Miller F.piscopal-
lan H rantoii. Pa.
Ao I airanrtllnarv Surmlillan.
One of the most evtruordlusry Indi-
vidual superstitions of the present time
Is that of an Italian mnrchloness who
c; rrles about wllh her a bottle In which
Is Imprisoned nn Insert nf the sort
culled a "multiped" a wood worm with
many feel. This lady who Is not con-
sidered Insane by those who know her
never does anything Involving risk
w lihnut taking out this bottle and hold-
ing It In her hand.
The are plenty of dictionaries of
French slang In existence In which a
slsng word Is explained In gimd French
and the first dictionary In which the
slang equivalents for good French
words are given Is to be published In
Paris It Is Drilled apparently by the
wrltora of stories.
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