The Bryan Daily Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 139, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 12, 1897 Page: 2 of 4
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THE KOPiIX'S NEST.
fr.-'.Ii-.rlr.p Yfvtns liten la
iui!rm h!cb hc m D0t trT 10 j SPAIN AND UNCLE SAM
So time wort on and by and lijr the i
i ic: s ncsi. nur.g comple te i He liUlw s; ;3 TH AT WOULD FICIITIN
ild sranior. but IMi only in . Partial j "JITTER NOT DANCE."
W t nth i h nri.trrt lilt Vital oi "'
UK apple tree
111" I 1(1 W li te liotl. .
li.-.J put on It? tow
stirlns: rown. Ne v-
vf cr Lcforo ilhl the
leaves come out so
' '.TV preen nor the shy
"'. U-"' . t lua blush i deep
v Ti. ' ' '" 0 I'lnk; oi vcr bc-
''i"..'JJ. one ' W - 111
bum so l"iil1y. or
the wind carry the. fragrance to far.
On ono of the i.i-.ist tnornlns In
till the May r:mr two bin's to the tree
-two rohlns. In their honeymoon who
were out la rearch of a house. They
ut their he ad Orel on lU'.a iMr. tin n
on that; wlniid. pi rlinp. It hud lL'
ft cherry tree; calculated the probable
number of small boyi In the neigh-
borhood who were making co'.le.-lloii
of egg; the angle-worm crop In the
fud Is l.elow; in short. HI thoe minor
detail of housc-hunllnu In Intrreut-
Ing to tn outsider than to partita con-
Itobln Tied UrciKt bent till head very
if or hli wife and they talked It all
over with treat deal of twittering
and many a tender glance!
"So iweet a a ji;it. dear love! Shall
It he her?" Nobody beard what the
little brlde-blrd laid. If ih spoke at
all It wai very low-there M need
that but or." ihould hear pcrhapi It
was only a l.uk. He that ai It may.
the mate stretched hli brown wings
twice thrice for the Joy of It. and
darted off and away down over the
meadow bis red bremt twlnkllnif. above
the green. "Home! home! home!" he
ane over and over; "home! home!"
Hi heart was overflow In and ho
could not keep It to himself.
All lh! while hi wee wife wai tak-
ing account of her surrounding. She
hopped on one twig then on another
twls'cd her head and turned her
bright ryeH ni.tll one might Justly con-
clude the had viewed the ni:itter from
every ilde. She saw one thing too
that neither had noticed before.
Through the open window framed In
with apple houghs mine one wai
watching I beta a child with great
daik evrj and a halo of golden hair.
Fa iweet a fare tiut oh. so thin and
white! Jf the little bird had been on
the botir.li Jurt above ihe might have
txn that the rh!!d aal In a large wheel-
chair tnt without roovlnit. her handa
clnsped In her lap and hardly daring
to breathe for fear of frightcultig the
The little brldi-blrd atood atlll too
looked her nil over and waited. 11 y
the tlrti" her mate had tnlahed hla tour
of the fields however for reasons bel
known to herself the waa reaJy to
J-'ln itld It be the crotch at the cor-
Per. or tl one rlvtit nn!r the win-
cbiw between the two t!g lou:lia? The
rr"!'h nt the corner waa wllcr a Urn'
bie.Ty Imaiity but the other .n
ahrltrred. Hi one ould n.: ly j-e;i
from v. Ith'.-it. H'-nie fool;:.u people
you kno a!wav will taUe to "love In
a cottage. " They waated very few
worda over the n.a:: r there la little
arKonier.t when both nrue on one (lie
It waa all taken out In bopplnf and
Jlatuma. mamma!" whlspcrrd the
little Jtlrl at the window; "route aoft-
y! 1 think they are btiildlnc a r.et!"
Slie turned her brad by ln-l.e In her
fear of making a atlr. There waa
a lUht atep a rnatle of allken k lrt .
and a lady atood by the rh.ilr-a lady
who hat even I'Ve the rMld'a dear
eye! In which the love almost r.nerel
the pain quite hldli K It wh"u the lit-
. . I L I.t. I.. ...
tie jtiu r 'I u 'i a i" '" iimi iii-iii f
llir kam! p'.ayed aa by habit with the j
curly hair. She. loo locked 0'it. not
at the bird but wy bevnnd throui h
the apple-bousha. "They?" ahe
akel. dreamily; 'who. tlejr love?"
and a'he uwd the very name tliouv.h
rhe knew It not. that the little ui.ite
hail Juat called hla bride fur love la al-
wai a the atnie.
"The robin." anwered the chill.
"Vnu are too hlph mamma! lie an!'.'
n It lit here do )ou ee? The dian at
bual.and and wife and he hna the red-
drt breaat and they have been talk-
Inc no! t.laten. nianima Junt heir'"
Jn her rarltrnu-r.t ahe ap.ike an faat
th.-.t the n.ate-rutln heard and atop-
pel ihiirt. with a Ioiir atraw In hi
b'.il. whbh wna to aerve aa a fonn la-
tlun fur the houae. lie rtilli-l bl
fd'.n.d eyea awhlie then turned an I
lonkid at hi wife but ahe w.ia hop-
pluK a'neit with the utiuoit iituotieern;
ah aftrr a ime retire" Ion. he. tix went
waited at patiently a the
I v'Mera had worked and their Joy I
wr.i one. "They alHo ervo who only
rttuid nud y.alt." great Milton aald
they toj perhaps who ouly love and
.Mamma maintna there will be
reMllne r.nw and the old blrdi will
teach them to fly. I have longed to
fee It ail my life but I could not ko to
them you know and u they havt
tJitie to me."
The mother noted the f.ilnt tlnre or.
the cheek the bright look In the eye.
and blennrd ttm rohlna In nor heart.
"Yes. they have come to you my
I bird like to lllte and you ahull aeo
I them fly."
Hut blrdllnna do not pro In a day
nnd the (htld walehed from the great
wheel-chalr with patlenre born of uf-
ferlnu and a life of pain watched un-
til five round ckr lay In the nent
tinted with heaven's own blue.
At laat-oh tho Joy of It! the blue
rhell broke and five atranze toft
thlnRit with great rye ami yellow
bllN neitlel tinder the" mother-wlnx
nestled and ruddled until the wlnga
would hardly cover thein and the neat
ann.cd nil too smull. The hrowa
mother's heart waa bunting with Joy
- ao for that matter waa the fatb-rr'a-but
ahe kept her love to heraelf
and It warmed the blrdllnga. while hi
CASE OF WAD.
llir llnna Hate l ine Vrm ! vpnlii la
Muitl lare llunirrmia l.neitiy uit Ilia
lra Ttmn Sui I'ruplr auiine Miltia
for Our Own CmlM-ra.
. M IK t
t 'at ' " theAtill-i While very Mrotntly re;en. .II"K th'
- ' Stl atM Spatn ' Nw Ycrk. h. U .e.haps a lr.be arn
V V cut to war? l.i er. her tonnaB.. beliiR I'.l.'O to the Nev
A ...He of all the r.w Yorh'i i'he rarr'.e two U-lnrl
thl;i. It I of a maximum lliUKneaa
of Ih (r.chra. utnl ti eiiii' J of lltir-
vey!r.ed ti.rkel atrel. The bore of the
rturti of theite battlehl' I tlllr-
tern Indie In dlauirter. The gui.a are
mounted wlihlu aevfiiteen-lmh Kc
turret and Cve Inchc of atrel ituUU
Hit) aix Itu a ba'ti ry.
Tho cru.rer !'ew York has her pro-
totype In the HpanUh navy In the ar-
...r.i .ri..r fn.Turater Carlos V.
HfcORIA pnCACHLH DENOUNCE'
Telia What lie Knnwa Aout
I'Urra anil arna I'upenla I"
Tlirlr ( hlldren el I'ouio
ullle vt tlie
v - 'JJ
r-1-' .v. v s - A-f .
lute ri an w h 1 r h car In
crop up with tho
t.ew ad'.ninl tratinn
Ihl la n o.'ir;t;on
thut people are
do "i aii.lt'K. It In a
H quiKton that hat
been prifc'iitr.l by almost every
luirliin ininil wh"ieer pat slot Inn ex-
it l In the 1'nltei tltntc. A greit
tunny peraon have an hlra that th.'
S).itilh titnal f iree la ItiHlnlllennt.
l'a. t allow the neluul atnte of aff ilm:
i i. i;lie carries two u-iiieu
b.:rliiit" tin Iti'h" thick;
e'ht tS-luh rapid lire nd four
4-Inch llreia. tciv-thi.- with a poiful
fe1(tiilary battery i.f r.:p'.d rro nix ami
thr pounder jiir.it. Her protective
deck I alx liiche thick and her fides
i re parllly plated with tw.i-lneh rtnd.
Khe 1 the tieweM of the tiianlt!i fleet
of any ren'-lderahle alio.
Not only have we a fair match for
the Carlo In the New York but the
Ilrooklyn will ke.-p Iht hand full. In
tomiajte ahe I a little more Hum tho
IN A JOSSHOUSE.
THIRTEEN SUPERSTITIOUS MEN
TIIKY FIIOI LD WATCH.
ran over In one continual aorit- from
Ihe top or the tree. The little girl
looked like a cuaidian spirit from
"My bird my birda!" ahe whlnper-
ed. over her clapped ban la. "my very
very ow n'"
The iiilor that had come with the
Here are lh offleial flRure. nud tbla i equnl of the Carlo her tminage being
Is the llrnt time t'.iey have been cor-
I'nlted Ktates Armored ttblpa. 'V.
gttli of same II (!. ICt; gun of aame.
H. 11. M3; unarmorrd ablpi. 33; gun
of same. II. (i. 1H2; j;iiii cf name. 8.
II. 3.'.9; unnrmored gunbtial. Is; gun
of same. II 0.. 262; dispatch vessel.
1; guns of name 10; training reieivinj
and store ships transport tugs rte.
36; gun of tame. 112; torpedo bouts.
No. 1. IS; torpedo boat No. 2. 9; to-
la! niintlirr of gun on board veaarl of
I'nlted Stute navy. l.filO; of theae guns
these from in to SO tons number f;
2o to 40 ton 1HS; 4 to 2D toaa. 017; un-
der 4 to.lk. l.liSU.
Fpaln Armored ships. 11; gtins rf
aanie II. (i. j:4: gun of nunc. S. II..
l'lV unarniored ahls 13; cutis of same ! rrmt r. The neartat approach that
II. (5.. 115; t il ii a of name S. ; jr i; nr-
mored gunhiMit. 2; gun of same. II.
0.. 3; gun of same S. II.. 9; un.it-
nioicd gunboat" 4'; gun of same. .
(!.. 73; gun of aame H. II. !i; dis-
patch VimI 2; f'ltiH of name. H. (; .
fl; gun rf same s. n J training re-
rilvlt.g uud store sMs tratipo!t
f.tgs. etc.. in; gun of aattie. Ti7; tor-
pedo boats. No. 1 01. tor;ndn boats.
No. 2. 19; total number of runt on
board ves-els of fimtil h navy tn'.o; rf
these M are fr.ua 4 to V) tons; 110
;o to 4' tons; !'! from 4 to 20
and O.'.l uniii r 4 tons.
9.roit. The Ilrooklyn Is a lietter ship
than the New Ycik. and that I saying j
a good dial. She latries eight 8-Inch
and twelve 5-Inch y ana. to tun ISew
York's six 8-lneh and twelve 4-lneh.
While the Ilrooklyn' armor la a trifle
Inferior to the New York's It Is Infin-
itely more modern.
There Is In the Spanlrh navy also one
of the flneft tyjie of the modern ar-
mored rrulaer. It la the Infanta Maria
Theresa. Khe reprraents a fleet of
eight rrulaer of her own sort which
fly the fpanlh iliiR. Her armament
ronalsts of two 9 4.".-lou gun In bar-
bettes and ten I C-10 lnch rapid flrrr.
I'or protection he haa a belt at the
water line twelve Inches thick along
the central body of the ship. Twelve
Imlns Is the thlckneas of the barbette
have to this claa of war veael I found
In the Maine or the Texas. whne tan-
nage Is 7oo' and C.Vio respeitlvely.
The Maine h four b'-ltKh gun In
turrets ten Inihe thick an ) the latter
hit two 12-1 in h guns In turret ten
Inches thlk. Hoth late six IHt.eh
yutis In their main batteries. Tbe
are the serond-el.l"S bnttlc.filps; but.
to tt II the truth they are not the eipial
of the eriimri rru'aers of ypam. The
of.ly prototypes of thee vcl arr
fiiund In the ljifl.sh navy.
There Is one point of ailvtntace wv
It. 1). N. STAF-
ford fii:;:ilit;i!rd nii-
tiKiilnt (!.iiieli!R nt
Halo Chapel bi"t
right lays the
I'loriu Journal lie
choe its bin text.
"There 1 a Tune
to Dance." lie
omitfd from ihe
Hlbln where tlaui -Inr
was rpulien of a a religion ' t.
nud then naked "Hut do you cull your
dancing school and party dan ' or
even social ilnnces ridlgloii service or
acta giving Joy to victory and worship
lo a tiotl of purity anl love?"
lie further aald. "I fu'ly Intend to
lift mv voice aralnst the tendencies to
Impurity Itttnicne of moral deaden
ing of conscience losa of Influence
wrecking of character whl'-h I plainly
discern In the dance the rnrd table
and the theater. Thank C.od! I have
not been contaminated with either.
The dance Is harmful to tho buly.
The atmosphere of the ball room I
always unhealthful. The physical en-
ergies are almost always overtaxed so
that for days the normal condition of
the body Is destroyed. The violent and
long-continued exercise of the dance
Is particularly harmful to young ladle.
It Is a sad fact that a large number ot
young women enter the tuarrlaro re-
lation utterly disqualified. They I've
lives of unspeakable agony nr. I .' '
when they should be In full enjovme.
of domestic bliss. All because they
become enamored with the excitement
of the tlanee. The grave link! today
Ihe earthly remain of nnny a fair and
lovely woman who but fur the dance
would be In full health. V.my u voung
man haa gene to his grave te suite of
late hours nn I throw ing blmsilf Ii iVi
to taklniT a revere cold which cuiuc'l
consumption. It 1 1 taking a chance oti i
ene life. That ts all.
The riilneae C'elebrstlun of N
la fcn rreneUeo.
The precision tor aome n-'t rea-
son the Chlm e ndways ' ' to walk
In single filewas headed by his fatti-
er carrylns the baby brother proudly
In his arms aaya St. Nlcholai'. The
mother and ulhier carried basket fliie I
with offerings to the god white Ah
(!au had contented himself wit a parad-
IliR hi finery only. Th" luterlo- of the
josshoiiho win but dimly lighted and
when th eye erne beta:.te used to
the mysterious und n.i il.y ntnuutphete
that lllli l Ihe place strange and weird
ficra of gods and demons ahowed
through the ilnrkntH and ga'.ed mi-
cmnly down from rich nllats upon thu
vUllor. A priest seated at tho en-
ttame. bad a supply of painted enn-
dii stli k of Inccnee made of a.itid.tl-
iil mid packets of papers contain-
ing prlnt.d prayer. Having lionyht
a supply of th.'se helpti to worship Ah
C.iu and his family hail enu-i.u
Inner riHim cf the pagan god. In
the presence of theao ImaKe. with
hid. ous. painted facts dimly looming
out of tho darknets and mystery of the
Incense laden atmosphere most Anier-
ran !.. f Ah C.au'a age would have
been terror stricken. 11'. n l""
trary. aeemetl to be qullo at ruse
amour tluae strange things and went
near to the uncanny Idol with qullo
nn air of familiarity. He boldly walkr 1
up to a large drum standing In one ror-
ner. and seizing a drumstick pounded
on It with all hla mlitht for the pur
pore of drawing the attention of the
tods to the worshipers. He then hal
Joined with the family In placing a
large number of lighted candles and
smoking Incense stb ks upon the altar
after which they had bent thetnselvea
In prayer before the principal Imng"
In the temple. A number of offering
iake. fruit and various articles of
food as well a rice wine were next
Oiled tip-before tl.la deity. Their de-
Hi ti cmb d with the binning of a lot
!: tu lntetl prayer In a little brb k
fun e eteite.l u a corner of the
J.wal. " fur that purpore. As they
left n . of firecrackers wna art off
and thin hnroughly aatUtlrl with
thema. Ives i .1 w .th tttllld at a. e.tbey
had ftnt.e hn:i.rard.
IVealU Nut lo to lilnear t Bill the Knur-
leeatib (ini4t AtM.sml.
"Thi iti.ttt. r of ..-iii:i;..a nUaya
makes me laui(h" aald Mr. A. T. ll. lt-
tou when some one sjHike of never lik-
ing to tlo anything on Krldny. "1 mndn
a trip of Ij.ooO mill a lust summer with
a pnrty of twelve others nuiklnj; thir
teen In all and we started on a Friday
nnd never missed a train or a boat or
a menl or had an ache or pain among
nn the whole time." Then he told a
laughable story says an exchange.
"Il haa been tho custom of the surviv-
ors of the old national rifle to meet
rat h year on the annlvenary of our
mustering Into service In the war of
ihe rebellion ami enjoy a dinner an l
evtap reinltiihi elites near ami remote.
Several year ago i bail the boys to my
housii ami bad prepared tho very best
dinner I knew how to give. There aro
iiMially sixteen or seventeen survlvois
at sin h a giitln ring but this time when
we wero about to enter the dining room
somcUitly moated Hose and discov-
ered we were thirteen all told. Now
tlio.se other twelve men were biave an 1
eouiugeous gentlemen who had faced
cannon unflinchingly and were afraid
of nothing tangible but not a single
man of them was willing to enter t!it
room. At last after a half-hour's wait
during which my tl'tiner waa rapidly
appronrhing the SKille. stage another
man ciime and In we went. Now. that
man who made Ihe fourteenth In the
party anil broke the unlucky spell ac-
cording to the twelve other gucsta. was
Clin rile Alexander and before the din
ner was rom hided he had to be carried
home and In two months he was dead.
All the others are living yet."
IF THE MOON STOOD STILL.
J t 4i- I.e.-
rohln. slo.ly la led frm cheek anl 1 fLr 'fi J i W'l tj V fV U'X-
ve-s. the ...r..!ln In the e grew JJ - i ' V '. ' "V
stronger the one In tlf ul.l houe ;.:'.' wV-li - 1 '-'J-'.' V
.-e weaker mid still the d.i)s went j -wj ". - " i : J
i.y. The filth r-ro!.in a!erei down) .'i.f'.'V 4'. i ".J..' ' '."IJ ' j
with five wide mouths ft feel the j ' V" - - ' J'i e-'1- ' f'JiS
mother bid to str.tth lnr wings lit- p v !;-;'.-'c--- 41 2 t w '... yJ7 V 'J
tie further every eight to keep the ' ..-;r-i S -''.lz hW'.sF? V'w.
"Oh!" breathed tho llttb
S t"S''.f"ri . ...
jt i n
7.: y s
'.' --- 1 . "
' 4 I
-0 EWr.KT A TACH
girl. v. ith a long a'.'h of nllef. "be l
gKing to atay. at't'-r all. 1 though! 1
ha 1 i ared bint aw ay."
The rut Ilia ill I lo t go however an l
In s.itne my.trrt i'i way It tame lo
l.e an on lersto.! tiling that thty
thou'id build their rut below the win- ' .111 fur the rul
tlow. and that the little glil. and oltm ! Hy with rr.
Ke swi t l.-.dy. tt.o should wat. h. Th j
shy mi." might b.tve t"M you ttiai
aofiie of the tin-Is wovt-t Into th.'
ftmg horre had been foand hansln
convcr.lt ntly nn the telgs. ns though
they had fall.ti fl 'tit the wtn i.e. thr.
rot tit mention an ever-itady r"; :'
if cri.tiil'S. on'y .i''l!g to b" r i'l" n I
when r.it or.e va- nt haul. In the hit I-
world as In ours. fii...i.e illtri!nr.
l.er favoi t:iievei:ty.
When the bt kht-ryed h i ' tin I re-
r.iet!i! ri l hew n..;iy of 1.1" ftn-n Is
l.rl to ; pi i' !. !r famlll. ftom '.h
ji.-1:-! ii r. xU to a puJfcJ UV.irg
nestlings In. The apple bu la bad long
since swelled Into bloaan.'ii tho blos-
soms had flown off on the wind In
s-cntetl showers leaving the small
green bails tht were to be apple In
the far-off fall and t'ae leaves hal
turned to a darker hut?. The little girl
rente I on pillows now In the wheel-
rhalr; her mother lifted hrr when she
looked down Into the lie;.
"Mamma how long will It be before
the robin fly?" ahe aske.I.
The mother laid her bead by the on
on the pllltiw. and the child caught
utiiy the whisper that waa no! nit ant
fur lor: "(Hi. mv love niy love'"
At last the w hrel-chalr stood slime
by the window. The little girl lay
very at 111 within the curtained bet.
"I must not mls It." she whispeird
running snd n'ght. "You will watch.
iiiatiitii.t clear wi'l you not. and wake
me -wbt n- the blrdlltigs-fly ?"
The answer was always the same; "I
am watihlnu. 1 am watching! Lid
still fur a . hlle and rest!'
The tluie fur renting grew lunger
snd the time fur waking short.
The aim. sen ling his last shaft of ;
light thriingh the leave one late af- '
ternntin. tuili hetl the eye so lift) a j
tl.ised. SI'd thev op.'tir.l at hi kiss.
"Is It aui.st i?'- be asked. "Take ma i
up. mamtns. I have not an Id good- ;
nlkht tu the robins In a.i very Ions
Tenderly the ninthcr lifted her whlli
the aw ret breath of the meadow cntlic
up on the bret If and the leaves were
uulvtiing In tho g.d.len light. Tho
red-breasted rohln was winging hi
way home; tho brown mother w
i-ritoitliiR a sltinibir song to her nest.
The child stretched out Iter hands the
radian e glorttylrg fat e and hair.
"Ci.od-nlgtit. good-night my blrdllngs!
Mamma see Imw the ami goes tluwii!
Twill be so bt au'iful - to-morrow - I
hlnk they will iiotata)!" The hm I
drooped wiarlly on the jilllow that
night. "You will wake me so rally
The slurs ahune and piled the gray
liglit it..! slowly b.n k again and the
taint faint l ire to Ihe sky. And la
tlie r.itly taortiii'g due. bmg-awal'e I
tame slid two went out Into the sun-Mm-.
Intu the hush nf the sweet )onng
lav bavlttg a Veil III the old whlto
h""e that m thing rli earth cciil.l till.
The one who w is It 'I stoi.l very atlll
at tie Wmlovv ami bioked through
thr a; pie loitglu with errs that saw
theni i."t. TI.ere was no in i d no
that line ahoull bi.le the pain. As
she tiitm I sway her glance fi ll on thu
robin's net. l.o' It w.'s i mp'y only
a broken s'h 11 lav wh-te five blidllng
had irs:le l.t in ath tlie niather'S
wlf.gs. Th. n the tear tame to exes
hat hid not wept n I . . I .1 great tl.ntik!'-
j.tlng io mi n.l.ttig li.a.t for lo r
.billing who had "nak.ticl early"
AuViMI'S OP SPAIN
AND OK T!
! t'NITKD ST.Ti:..
Tho letters II. C. whu h ap; ar
the forego. nit p.ttn tra; hs. atgii.'y
heavy guns or pr.iua.-y batt-nis. Tar
btteis S. II. sut.liiirly u-e. nuan are-
ondat y battrricti. or l.ghl g ina. Tor-
e!o bouts No. 1 llnl.li t rt di bniti
lll.d tnrpe lo cntrhtTS over P'O feet In
b ngth. Torpedo bnt N- : lt' li '
turpi tlo lit ;.ts under to fe-t In letig' a.
Leaving ai-tde li e qies.m of J ngo-
l.'in or the nntl wttr at. int. a raref.il
aurvty cf these fail sh i teyon 1
pera.Uinture that It woahl te no one-
1 al l. d afl..'r. a so in my people nr-
. fond i f ob-rrvlrg. I n l It Is highly ''"b-
able 1h.it the l i.lte l St.ifa tuvy would 1
be Icseiied by sutral vrs't I bt fore
jthe tpalllatd w is f.intd to arkmiwl- '
ledge the supremacy of the Stars and '
' Strlies. In other word the otTocr
i snd men who wear t'n' ie Sam's llvtry :
' on the cm an would gi t a ta-te of g. n-
nine fghttng and plenty of ; pottunlty t
for larger doi' J. The ttioi 1 ftemllv-j
' ble blp In the Sprttil-h tnvy Is the
l elavo )if I"1" 1 tons lair b-n. wl.l 11
1 w rt.tistriH I by IVnrh s'.itp'ml!.!- !
ns about Irli Ji-.ii ngi She r.pre-
nut th spite the fact of her rg. the 1
! I-lost fii.mi.laole a hal. i t in. l.t al -u
j tl.e line of navnl wail.ite at .unpl . In I
during the period that lias l.ipf'.l
since the r. la 'lion. l'. r ram I of t it-mti-i
p iv.rr!ul ... nt. I lo r b?t
t ry ciin .ist rf t v- l ' I ' lie h r i
Id fire guns whhh ptacll. illy c..n!'-
ttite h"T broa.lsl.'.e Ho ti t'o ie t li -ureio'ary
bit'rry. ton I tf g of a d
t n s. u alb r gut.s at.. I : iv tor I.-. Iii tub
It nil! thus ! . n that 'lore li r..i
n-.tl In the t'n t I .-'t-ii-s l.avy u'o-.
pnwcif il than the I'.'i'oi tar as
r.i.'inunt Is iii'i -. r:i" I S!.e t- pt'ov d
w fh a t"' I vt at. r l:o' I 1- rf a m il
mum tt.b kri is of eiit' t.eti In lo . an i
this reti !er b r as In.pr. ii e its
m. dun skill ran in 'ke n wai
far n r.' .Nt ince to proji . t 1'
are flrel nt b-r sr.' cor. . . to-
ctily ts she thu armon d
but she Is thato tKhly up
ins. w ho bad waited to
Mil h lriMlff I nirtirml
i' itrr i f the ic'i'cocs 1 1 . i . tl ;i
v. at II ii oi.vi'lc ;;: . u !.it
otlVe s.o.l.- have I. a 1 ' ll'' l ft i t
OVcrtl It I to. c or ! H ill .l'."U. V
; hi r :. . :. .. ce i; ( .
t'.o vvl.t. h he had ta'.t ll (i..u
.wt.er of li steam tht.o lt;; io.
. 1 ttic. .I' !l.. ! II l.iitiw I. dgi d to the
l..;:ir ? oty th; t be had n. o. II fa' .-
!. i.....n t l.ltn In toiirt. Coiif. : . ions
tf the t Ii- rt if l.a tn thicken etc..
have hern lively and s'.lil the Kkx1
v-oik g'K 110.
I h u
an I armed
to il it.' n i
rl.ly two mouth a nt.i ahe w a i r pa red
gen.r.'.llv and rctub.'d at the r.rnl
li.ny jard. She has a ipecd of ab et
a'xtrir. knots an hour nt.d in tl-u ro-
il ... t al me In slightly Itif. 'b r to t
In:il rr.ift In our nun n.tvy. Th"
bat;; hip Iowa wl.'.ih b lo r trial .
tllp lit t 111 tilth will b the one ve"-
s lit the I nlte I Stat- s navy who h
will c ime iie.i- t'l .'Ti. Urig the P.
l.no. The my x.-U that !' Hv
o ti f ig whit h i'i C' itolcre.1 t ; ;
ant:.j!-ni:N for Spain's l - tor r war !
are the b.f.th shl; Itt.l. itoi and Ma-;
.r ot I't. tl.e in uictfo-it i f i '' h '
wM. il trt' 't" cf (ot:- 1! It" ' ght .
s-l'o li nn I tour fi-ltn h i m". 'I
ships Hie of 1' e o on .1 .: ' t'i"if. j
n t -l it tr- .1 with 1h. I'.'i' i'i 1". 1 .
1 tt l.i r'sdi'v the Pel ia I sliv'.tly I
heavier In point of p' rii.e iltan either
of I own I at'.b 'hips. I'.o'h the (ir-
aa trd Indian have the tl.b kct of (
In liiivs over Spain anl th it is ;i ce.tr
'. ;am an 1 ra .i.ltors. h ie every mot'-
e;n war. blp !s p.-' ft . cf n r;i;
:" In the K.it.ih lln a Vi'..i I l:lt!i
Is hitllt for not!ilig i Nr but i.lnl.lrtg h .-
ptow Inti) u n unlucky f . 1 Ka-
t ih.ll: I ti i.t a very big v i a wir-
ship go for her tonnage only 2.L'o-i.
b it lilte eer.l knock the rpot rff the
be.-t warship that wa ever ronstruct-
r.l arnu red or unarniored. If only giv-
en half a chance. Th-n there aie oar
live cl.iubleturreted mi'illor. of
whbh the most xiwcrfill Is the unlucky
Puritan of f.'s'O ton. Just how ef-
frlcnt a loat the Pur. tan I cm hard-
ly be sa'd at present for I: was only a
few days ago that ph" i.itne lagging
Into port the rnd of lier hawser
strett hli.g away from th stern of the
cruiser Columbia. When the Puritan
vs i til down to Charlrton to run the
bl i. ka.le the was well nigh' sw nmpe l
In ihe grent storm nnd this fait to-
gether with her latest S'tld'nt. make
naval millionth tail.er hesitant about
f.v'tig Ihe extent of her ii ver.
Hrs'iV t.e Puritan there t the
Terror the Amphltil c. Hie Monadn t k
r.d the Mlatitt'iittmah. They .ire alstut
half the I'm. tau's size. 'Iltui' a.tiior
I clevtn Int lii t hl k. and tti lr gun
lie i-llnh j lores. (If riur.e the lilon-
I'or Is tolt-.et'.ilv a coa t il f mb r.
In sttio .th I'.-r mi l for h itbor work
.V. rr.ift Is ii'isii'p is .ed The tin. u-
"or i a very did r. nt vt s-rl than win n
Mr. I'rit ..son's Invention bad It fa-
tuous duel with the M 'rrtaiac. In light-
ing rtnttgth tin.l In tb-f. t-.slve paer
i I iicr.il hun lrel cr cnt !etter.
While it is true that the nnjor ty of
ihe ivn.il power di not approve of
I lie tvpe of ve.scts that ntout'or r.'ji-
re.. nt. th ir uo faltns I untiie-
tio'icil. If orit come to taorit nnd
oitr warship lire Inad.'.pnle In point
. f ii i; in lo rs. we could call on our big
liners for nld. Of course It would not
take tit tn h time to make utiarmoied i
cnrn'is nut of them and sj far ns
tp. -I Is cor. fined thee Is nothing'
In the Spanl.-h navy or our own eith-
er for th.it matter whb h eiubl tout h
theni. Spain has one big line upon
whli h It ciih d tltaw the Cantpanl.l
Tr.nis.!iiit. a whose tlinty-tuo
..i timers have a gross tonnag" of more
than lo. i on i.
Ti e . ir.ii ttf Sialn In n sea contest
wo ild it vmII be srrtt from the luts
given be : task that differs widely
from thiols play. If l ucle Sum and
Hon Sp'.nL.rd really ceine to blows It
"The clan-e Is harmful to the mini
Thnt the violent and lotig-cniitliiue .! j
exercise of the dance causing lap! 1
flow of the blood through the body t 1
Injurious to that dt li.ute organ the j
brain will not be drilled by anyone
ho ha given the u!ijet t careful con- i
slileratlon. It must be true that when j
Voting people become enamored Willi 1
Ihl apt eles of amusement they un-
likely to loe their t.Lste for study anl
rending good book. All r Inciters
will agree with mo In tlil p ' Ition.
"Hut Worse still. I. t n.e Bll.rtn that '
the modern daliee Is tl. s'r active tn v- ;
rlety. a-1 tne be uti b rstn id plainly i
In re that I do tot hesitate tn af!irtn '
that the modern tim e Is 1.-. v loii-ly
Immoral. K.eryttilng connected wit): ;
the waltl Is calculate! lo uroise nnd
Irfh.mc ntiintal ji.ttsu.n. Jt r. q i.e-
from a worthy clergy man win b.t rr-
icntly ie hire 1 ih.tt "the dance con- j
Hist substantially of nieins contrived
with more than human Ittg. unity to
excite the In-tll'.ct of sex t o action
however p lbtie and disguised at the
moment. In the sequel Ihe most besthf
and degrading. 1: I a usage that rt g-
u'.arly tltlllat' and tantalize an anl
mal appetl'e a Insatiable n hung r
more cruel than revnife.' Ctii Ham-
ilton. In a contribution to nn eastern
Journal. hs aaid. 'The thing n It.i
very nature l unclean and cannot b"
washed. The Very pen or the parties
suggest linpui Py." The liiotiin an!
tnov einent of the round dance tatui'it
le desi rllied without giving offense to
trae modesty while the n!si!loii nf
the Indie of the dancer brush viriue'4
glow fnm th-' chirk of purity."
1 There Yljutitil He Many l.slil" Ike
A It tew lltmfrr.
There are ro'trrs and roo-tets some
1 1 ions and some tltn tle caougli. but tho
king of them all Ion at .Marsl.alv ille.
Ca. He I a gigantic pi) mouth ro. k.
and there Is no doubt that win a a
Plymouth rot k rooster dots grow to
unu.'al sle he I worth talking about.
Thl one I a tighter and haa a particu-
lar antipathy to children. Willie
Ihbe. the li'tle son of the owner of th
feathered giant wl'h hi lister was
out In the yard p!a It'g. The p) mouth
lock studied along und then without
a sound apriiitt at the little girl and
aank III bill III the flesh between the
left rye nnd the nose full half an Inch.
The lachrymal gland was severed and
the rooster In side made two deep hole
In tho child's tu. id and arms with his
spurs. Mr. Price heard the screams
of the thillreti and ran out Into the
ya'd. v l.i it the bird was put 13 lllaht.
-CieM'.ar.d Plain iviler.
We most Imagine thnt the moon
At aid al.' ays be r-.aetly over one spot
of the earth's sur.'a.e says tha Phila-
plila Inquirer. At night then fore
that Pirt of the earth would always
be Illuminated nnb'sa tl.e poaltlon-
wbl.'h la most pro atible-w.iuld result
in an eclipse; but the o'her portion of
the i.trth waul 1 be In total darkness
at night. The effect on navlgatlm
would be revolutionary. The ph
nt novum of the (i.b wauld praotica.l
ieae. Coiiseiurnt y many tidal rn
rr Wollt.t roil i.w tons .ti.iit tin i ir.ui
Isl.ltig iHirte go to rain. Not only r i
out the tli-tr.luit is ii of the w att r cm th.
r ..-tli's surface wtnil I le s.-ii nisly al
If the mot a tt.io l s ill the
wai is oi. Ha! side of the earth wloro
the it no ii was a'ationed would ri -e In
one huge n a.'S. will!.- the opjos.tr s de
nt the earth would have a smaller bii.k.
Ihe ftiiiera. howevtr. at the aides of
the earth would pta'tli ally ill-appear
This would undoubtedly mean that
many Motion of the eurth now dry
vtoli'ol lie llis'ilel. and Vlte Versa. No'
only so. but the ah..pe of the planet
-mi il l to an outstde oli-ervt r -
! chatige. The st l.d .orticiis woul I re-
r oiti I'.e'l. btt tli" general r uitour
i .voull appear to le egg shape! the
' s -racer mil I ii g t'irr.el toward th
; inn Hi anl the punt any from It
I ni'r llt.
Jag on - I tried to pay tlie new W oit-
nn a compliment list nigh: In my
peci h. I nt II iluln t s.i m to lt apt re-
t tiled. I'ags.m What tl.d you aay
Jatson-I sail tint the new woman
would have large fo.itpi Intu In the
rand c f time. - Clip.
f.tat:t!rluii ol Hiiro view with In-
criasin alarm the sociological fact of
the stiady cb c rease of the number of
biiths In ail the Kuropean nations.
This fact while little known. Is very
remarkable hctaiit-e. It la one of the
symptom of "ib gt iiemllon" that bug-
.iliKM of modern pbyslologlst. who dt-
cl are that a constant decrease of pop-
ulation of all the civilized tuition may
confidently Ik xpec led.
The figures give n below are obtained
fi :i the most reliable authorities In
.oh to.ititry and coinpnie the birth
rait of IsTtt with time. of lv.uj per
thousand of the population:
ti.ru uny ...
. .4;. ti
Hng'atitl and Wales 3c' J
I tilted kingdom 34
Itelgilllll 33 2
Sw itrerlund 31!
S wiili n 3o 1
l.rhuid :' 4
!ila lit e ord.
aa Ha Must XI en.
Pecker -I we by the pasters that
Pootllghts. Ihe tragetllan. travtls un-
der Ills wife's niainig' uiet.t. IVi krr
So tin nuwt men only tiny iluu'l adver-
tise It. TU Hit.
XX sit till lie lew lb
' Have you ninny frlriula"
"I can't till. I "till have r.ionc.."
LAW POINTS FOR INVENTORS.
A patent should be construed In
!l!n ml spirit tn lustuln the Just claims
of the Inventor.
A recovery of djmare far the perlo
of Infringement does not vest the In
ft lege r with the right to continue the
A record ! assignment of a perfct
c I Invention made bt tore a patent h i
I seed isriln with It Ihe patent when
! Ion' d.
However hrllllnnt (he discovery of I
new principle may be to make It use
out f town" fif irms South j fl(j jt ml!l ie appll. dto aome pracllca
t Kho'rsi.i Is n I. tie rtitintry
In 1 leite In I net.
Mi a StiotiK I Mipjt.-e you have
beard thnt Mixa III. I. ts an I Ml. a Cai-
jiiri sr.- deadly enemies now?
Mrs. Smai: Yes I lour. I. but I
didn't br.ir vvl.ii was the ui..n al lite
bol'otn of It - J t.'go.
A new atlit tl rhjir can lie raise! at
any height or set nt any angle by
nieans nf tt tUuip and tl.utuU arte In
Young'olli Itor- Make yourse;' easy
my tiear air. the sun e spial manege-
no nt of your no al.ail be tl.e task
of my l.fe -Tit H ts.
A t b i g y tn it u In Ihe west of Eng-
land recently prayed "that n10 nrk
f gra.e mtght l wateied vtilh lb
dew if bb-liig from o:i high"
"Aie y an goii.g abroad this sum-
mer" "I don't kn.nv Papi s p.
U .I'hiugton suing Mr. McKinby
a. out It lloW."-Clevelnnd Pliuu sealer.
Spain's wretched showlrg In agricul
tural pursuit Is aald by the llrlttsh
consul St Cadi to le due to th use
of pnn l'.lve Implemeuts of the tlina
nf Julius Caesar.
Al the beginning of this month th
peode of Kossll. In titlliam county
i.regon. )ie suffering f.r wsnt of
flour. The roads were In sura condi-
tion that no hau'lng rotib! be done
Th U'dy of Ihe House Who broke
all these dishes. Annlr? Annie I
did. mum. Shure didn't you tell tn
wlnn 1 first came when 1 heard th
I'.onr brll. to drop everything? Tink-
A meadow at It dedfo.-t. Me. Is
known as the hoc loo lawn for ths
rrason that rain follows evrryytlrae
It Is mowed before Ihe grnss raflbe
cured ll I said that th'-s occurrfj.
far twenty-flve rcn-ccutlve years.
Intre-ts In the XV nretrelte.
A correspondent wtio e h one a new-
ly arrived visitor In Huliiwnyo tie-
hi r I be s "a very pre'ty place about
1 1 c ai h in'
11 have a
th" com! Hants
for clothe. A smart evening ilrcs.
vvhlrh she has only lately had out from
home while hanging In a wardrobe
aciotiimoilated a rat between th" silk
nnd lining. Tlie horrid little b. tist nib-
bled a bole the size of a hand on each
side of the skirt. She muses that If
humnn Inhabitant do not fancy one'
clothes the white ant tlo. Palling
the in you have flat bi llies and sup-
posing they desert you the rat comet
In so no one tun say fine raiment Is
wnstitl out there. "The w.vp build
their not In your candle shades and
the caterpillar! or something weave
or spill cocoons III Jtiur iini.nu.
Ill ri l.H. It pel.
"It .i 1'i e.v.i - It l a wtHiib r that Mr.
M' . li cur i . i.'i ltd. 1 am sure ho
wo i! 1 have ma le nn excellent husband.
Mr. P. - V.a Piled. It Is a pliy that
nobody akej lilui.-Nrw Yoik Tribune.
la ( nttrl.
lawyer !!nt when ; on rnld that till
von nut have some iil-rlor motive
Wltneis - Wlint rlgh.have yon to
qn.ftlon my motives?
Uiwyer- I'm not q' i-.iltnl::r; your
motives: I'm nut stl mhig you. - ll ston
Ihe llevlsetl Xrraleiet.
Tlie flu ile slot le lover puts It thus:
"1 love Ihe very ground Mis Uleomu
bikes over." Trlilca.
An Inventor h i no right of property
In b's invention upon whhh he "an
maintain a suit unless or until h ol-
tailia a pate nt for It.
The rightful owner of a patented
machine may continue to uo It until
worn out. or he may repair It or Im-
prove upon It. ss he pleae.
If a patented pietce. cannot be per-
formed without danger to the operator.
It cannot bo regarded a useful w Iluln
the meaning of the patent law.
The law will wi rip a corporation or
Individual of every disguise and en
force a responsibility according to tho
very rlghl. In desplla of all arlilbts
Hue void claim does not vitiate the
entire patent. If mule by mistake or
Inadwrtmce. and without ny willful
In i default or Ur-itU 10 iicuauu or ueceive
! ihe public.
A l aity who hna putt based a pateut-
ed in.it hlite and mod It during Ihe
til m of Ihe oilglnal patent may roil-
t it.ii lis n.e In iJ.-c patent Is cxten I-
cd or rdso'c d.
An Inventor must le understood to
know of what hi Invention c.n.t.
i tid l.i patent ilo not securs to him
tl.e exclusive tight la atiylhlrg tool
than he ilaiu-s.
The grcate-st nhje.-tlon we have to
"free" thing l that they -: u much.
Potatoes for Z.ts) families will b
raised on land on the out Urt of lluf-
lain during the coming season.
The largeat police offlio In the worlj
is New Scotland Yard. In w hich J two
officer can lie accommodated
.litsuii-grluder In Vienna are not al-
lowed to play In the morning or even-
ing -only between midday and sunset.
Units Ivcvy of Jersey City haa born
suffering front hbcougt s since Febru-
ary I'l In iplte of all physicians ran do
"Papa wou't you buy me a watth?"
"What for. my boy?" "I wnnt to trade
It to Hilly W iggins for cue of hla pups.'
Hollows are used as a burglar alarm
.ho opening of the door closing the
bedlowi. and forcing air through a pipe
to a whistle.
At the late municipal election In
Philadelphia five women were chosen
to serve on the school hoards. There
are now twelve In nit.
"Now they speak of her as an up-tiv
Sate girl. What do y.m understand by
that?" "My W. Kir! that Is up to
date I up to anything." Put k.
A return on opium cultivation In
P-n'. India allows that In tstH !i i.17.-
r!.4 acus were under cultivation
against 47S.!tMJ acres the year before.
Six monkeys In a ptibil.t menagerie
In Paris were lately seen smoking cl-
rurrltc. to the horror of their keeper.
Kive Oils. Itlcvou boy had supplied the
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