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r QUEER CRADLES. been received. Permit me to extend I regret that 1 my congratulations. , shall not have the honor of meeting What Children Are Rocked In Jus as Happy. your husband. on your return, as I When a baby is born in Guinea all am about leaving the city indefinitely." Once he would guulty bavo put Again Dick paused and threw down sorts of funny things happen to it. Its His lips to the glorious That had known the sweet clay his pen; then a softer expression mother buries it in the sand up to its touch of hsr foot. came over his face and he again es waist, so it cannot get into bad misAnd once, on a halcyon day. She drank from a cup, and to him chief, and this is the only cradle it sayed: Came the thrill man has once and no Dear Freda Your unexpected news knows anything about. more. AVhen he pressed his glad lips to the rim startled me, but, if the young man is The little Lapp infant is cradled in Where her lips had touched it before. worthy, its all right. I shall immea shoe his mothers. This is a big Once he was proud as he pressed diately place ten thousand dollars to affair covered with skin and stuffed His nose in the folds of her hair your account as a little wedding pres- with soft moss. ' This can be hung or But her love, in the end, she confessed ent. A wife is never the worse off for a tree or covered up with snow while She confided herself to his care! There once was a charm in her touch. having a small income of her own. mamma goes to church or any place But she seems to have lost it, somehow. Your Own Brother. babies are not invited. where And his language would frighten the For the third time Dick paused and Dutch The of India rides in a baske1 baby When she uses his hairbrush now. a malignant expression passed over which from its mothers heac S. E. Kiser in Chicago Record Herald. his face. He laid the three letters be- or fromhangs or in a hammock. In her hip, fore him and read them over again some parts the babys nose is adorned and again. At last with a sudden gesture he tore up two of them, signed with a nose ring, and in others its his name to the one remaining, placed face is wrapped in a veil like its It in an envelope-anwithout pausing mother. The Chinese baby is tied to the back to think, rushed out into the hall and of an older child. mail into As it chute. the slipped it The Mongolian infants travel about vanished from his sight' he went slowon a camels back. ly and despairingly back to his room. in bags slung In some countries the mothers lay Which letter did he post? their babies where a stream of water on their heads. This is to make falls HORSE SENSE. (pipyright. 1905, by Daily Story Pub. Co.l them tough, which it does unless the There was no doubt at all that Fre- then At this point Dick would babies die as a result of this treatda Williams owed everything to Dick lose himself in a reverie in which he How Jo Fixed the Pump and Charged ment. Another mother covers her It. $5 for Rogers. For seven years he had stood meditated much on the question head with paste, while the Tarbabys The question of remuneration for to her in the place of a parent, mak- whether 21 and 32 could really be conis tar with butter. The covered baby labor, always a mooted one, is susing a far more satisfactory one than sidered a disparity in years. is salted Turkish perhaps to baby her real father had He was wondering this one October ceptible of being viewed from various worst fate while sweet the it keep ever done up to the time when he afternoon when the postman brought standpoints. to born of of lot the falls the all newly In a had shuffled off his life as easily aa him a letter with a Paris postmark. small community in Texas, he had shuffled oft most other obliga- His heart leaped at the sight. Prob- where water is hard to find, Mr. Hen- children in Bulgaria. Their mothers on the little ones tions, leaving his only child to the ably it would tell him on what steamer derson, the owner of a well, fitted out put a hot omelette to and protect heads them make care of his chum in misfortune. Freda would return, for the summer with a patent pumff, was a person of them from sunstroke. solid The Bulgarian Dick at that time was twenty-threwas over and the Americans abroad consequence. It was, also, matter of years old and Freda was twelve; Dick were preening themselves for their public concern when the pump got out .baby doesnt like it any better than was poor as a church mouse, picking return to their native land. of gear and refused to perform its you would. He makes a great howl about it, but it is not a bit of use. His a up precarious living at space work He broke the seal and read: Dear proper functions. on a New York newspaper, and Freda brother Dick, Ive got some wonderful All the men infrhe locality spent the mother thinks she knows better about some things than he does, so he has to was absolutely penniless. It eemed day in Hendersons back yard, cona case the only solution of which was sulting and tinkering, jointly and submit, .which he does with a very bad to put Freda in an orphan asylum or severally, at the pump; but all to no grace indeed. let her go to work. avail. But Dick swore she should do neithThe Maid of Other Days. Finally along came a young fellow, er. He had been fond of her father, Oh, vanished maids of grandmas day. Jo Brady by name, from a neighborWhat darksome lives were those you chiefly because he had done so much led! ing ranch. He looked the pump over, in youth to pick your way; for and received so little from him, Obliged rapped it on the head with a hammer, Uncertain paths to keep and tread; and he made up his mind that Freda inNo experts had you to advise. thought a couple of minutes, and should have her chance in the world. To counsel, caution or direct side of two minutes more had ' it in Tour maiden steps; no mentors wise. It was easy to decide what this Or faithful watchers circumspect. working order again. Approbation chance should be, as the child was a was general. came. When grandpapas born actress, a mimic to her finger Just name'your price, Jo, my boy, No chats with girls were yours to tell tips, and the possessor of many witchsaid the owner of the pump heartily. The judgment of some worthy dame The time to sound the curfew bell; ing ways which Dick was sure would Jo considered a bit and then said And all in vain you sought the truth win her fame in due. time if given that he guessed five dollars would be They tell it now if twas a sin. When after dark a comely youth proper chance for their disnlay. about right. Had seen you home, to ask him in. But first she must be educated. There was a change at this, and reWithout this Dick felt sure she would never learned oh, vanished fair! marks of a different nature from ap- You You could not, had it been your wish be handicapped, so that even her nawere freely indulged in. The latest way to best prepare probation tive talent would not bring Your luncheon in a chafing-disto the Now, see here, Jo, said the ag- And een perhaps you never read fore. So off to school sie went, while I thought you The fact that hungry companies grieved Henderson, Dick turned himself intab galley slave was amjiare sd otYchan! That Would rather starve than not be fed 1 . to .i w the nnarge. "Why, &. f- ; - provide kmi ol the five years iiardn could not tell. Ill wager now, you don't' do nothin at all any one You Of countless- things the etiquette: years, when Dick was peldom certain us of a could done In what done you spite of which, somewhere, somehow, of his dinner; years when his terror You got your start; and yet and yet and you want moren five minutes was that he might fall 111 and be unreally is a problem quite doin it, neither. Fifty cents ud be a It To find what saved you from the bad; able to keep up the payments that You had no Hints to guide you right; A mimic to her finger big price for that work you done! tips. stood between Freda and utter want Your mothers, they were all you had. Jo considered again. Arthur H. Folwell in The Sunday he struck it rich. First a novel and news to tell you you first of all you All right, he said, Ill make then a play of his made a great hit, who have been so good to the pennianother charge. Ill send you . my bringing his copy into sudden demand. less little orphan thrown on your King of the Penguins. Book after book and play after play, hands seven years ago. Dear Dick, I bill, he added, turning on his heel. The emperor penguin, one of the When the bill came it read thus: am to be married. Dear, darling Dick, written during past discoveries of Scotts recent Capt. years only to be unanimously rejected I will be married before you get this For working on one pump five antarctic expedition, was the subject minutes 50 by managers and pub- letter. Dearest brother, I am to be For of an interesting illustrated lecture that no other lishers, were dragged from the dust married by Dr. Wilson before the recent ornison mothers of you could Forgive me, Dick, for not waiting heap, brushed up and sold at increasthological congress in London. The scratch up $4.60 ingly profitable prices. In four years, to hear from you, but there is no time. bird stands about four feet high, Tom Tom from a poverty-strickeWoodward, brother of my hack, Dick weighs eighty pounds or more, and Total $5.00 had become a famous author, comfort- California friend Rita, you know with its black coat and erect posture me asked I last summer, and refused ably fixed for life. when seen at a distance, a truly has, Chinas Bows and Arrows. Freda had reaped the benefit of this, him. But he came over here and resemblance to a dwarf startling of course. After one summer spent in asked me again, and Dick, Dick, dear Though an attempt was made two man. These of the penCalifornia with a western schoolmate Dick, I just couldnt refuse. Tom has years ago to abolish bows and arrows guin world liveemperors the upon great girdle she had left school for g'ood and was only two weeks more to stay in Eu- aS the national weapons of China the of ice which surrounds the antpack work before we has only tieen accomplished arctic must both go back to spending a year with a careful chaper- rope continent, and seem to depend one in a tour of Europe, designed to California, and he wants so much to vithin the last few weeks. The imdaily for their food on crustaceans in final a it to Switzerland with me, bo perial archers have existed up to the breadth her education spend give in the crevices of the ice. that we may always have the memory time the royal edict put them out of caught The female lays a ' solitary egg, to look back on. So, dear Dick, dear business about a month ago. The em- which is caught on the great web elder brother, we are to slip away to perors decree is as follows: Our dy-- . so that it never touches the ice, the American church here and be mar- nasty was established by means of the feet, and is held there covered with the bow ried and go to Geneva for and arrow and the art is still a week; then come home. If you write therefore kept up in the examination mothers body until hatching occurs. at once, we will get your letter at the of officials and the drilling of troops. For a Girl to Know. Embassy In London. Lately, however, military science has Some one has suggested a few "P. S. Oh, yes, I had almost forgot- improved and weapons are being modthat every girl can learn before ten my career! I regret it only be- ernized every day and we must imi- things 12. Not every one can learn is she cause Im sure you will. For myself tate the martial spirit of our ancesto or sing or paint play enough will tors Tom make up for everything. by using our best endeavors to esto to her friends, but the give pleasure When Dick raised his eyes his face tablish a strong government. Hereare accomplishments was very white. Without pausing to after the princes, dukes and ministers following within , reach: everybodys think he drew a sheet of paper before of 'the eight banners must all earnestShut the door and shut.it softly. him and wrote: ly practice military art. and attain the ' your own room in tasteful orKeep You letter lies before me. It is utmost, proficiency, which will leave der. exactly the sort of letter I might have no time for the observance of mere Have an hour for rising, and rise. expected from your fathers daughter. forms, and we order all officials in fuNever let a button stay off twenty-fou- r Without faith, without gratitude, with- ture not to carry the bow and arrow hours. out even common decency, he never when they attend state ceremonies, know where your things are. Always hesitated to sacrifice his best friends nor are imperial bodyguards or the Never let a day pass without doing to his selfishness. You have followed palace guards to use them, but the something to make somebody- - comworthily ' in his footsteps. For several best weapons must be provided for fortable. years I have educated you, clothed them. Let the board of war draw. up Learn to make bread as well as you, fed you; many a day I have gone the necessary regulations for the propcake. hungry that you might have money to er testing of efficiency for the Never go about with your shoes throw away with your wealthy school soldiers and military let the said board report A precarious living at space work on companions; cold, wet, ragged, hun- thereon. a New York newspaper. gry, ill, day after day, I toiled that Why, Indeed? before she took up the actual study of you might not suffer; that you might Uses a Gold Pen; Well, said the passenger to the recareer. have And this is your The life. her profession in my pope does his drummer in the smoking compart-- , For the sake of your two with a gold pen, but hisprivate writing Meanwhile the years had had their ward. sigpontifical Im disappointed in you. ment, nature is always given with a influence on Dick no less than on the weeks with Tom you forget everyd How so? queried the drummer. can me do not even the quill, which is believed to girl. As she had grown in grace, thing you Theres a perfect dream of a girl come from the wing of a dove. The Dick had found it increasingly hard poor courtesy of cabling your intenback in the car and here you are sittions before I them. same executing to maintain his brotherly pose. hope quill has been in use for many ing in here and not even trying to get years. Steady, old man! he had said to I shall never see your face again. up a flirtation. Have you seen her? Dick stopped abruptly and stared This wont himself again and again. Yes, she got on when I did. into a for he vacancy moment; then A Drying Rack. do. Freda is to be a great actress And you dont feel any Inclination I should think that and she will be one; there is no doubt laid aside what he had written and to love to her? make anew: of that and you must not stand in began the boys have built in the back yard a bit. Not would make your head reel? her way. She likes you as an elder Mrs. Thomas Howard: not? Wh7 Madam Dear Your favor so without to do continue It doesnt; but on wash day It, brother. Let her Why should I; shes my wife? date, telling me of your marriage, has makes my clothes reel. ' ' until she has made her hit; then Her Lo'Ve, in the End She Confessed -- v d Ki)J)CLDION iUMlK AND tscsnnmr Dust Catchers in Berlin. Health officials of Berlin have been: experimenting with a curious looking-devicto ascertain if the street dust contains microbes calculated to spread infectious diseases among the residents. The apparatus, which is affixed to pillars in the most frequented streets, looks like a tin chimney top, with a opening at the scoop-shape- d top. It is watched all day long by one of tSe street cleaners, who climbs up and claps on a cover whenever there is the least possibility of rain falling. The dust arrested by the scoop as it is driven past in the atmosphere falls on to a specially prepared glass pfcte, which is renewed at stated in happy-go-luck- y e h. .. heart-breakin- g short-sighte- d horse-sens- e n ! . . white-feathere- merry-go-roun- d . Dust Catching Machine. tervals. The used plate is immediate box and taken ly placed in an to the laboratory of the citys sanitary specialists. There it is examined and a reeord kept of the nature of the dust found on it. From the material thus collected the authorities hope to be able ta judge whether infectious diseases are disseminated by means of the dust blown up from crowded streets. air-tig- ht , Rust. Spots. i It Tfinot hkrd to take out rdPspotsT A little salt, lemon and sunshine will do the work; but it saves time and" labor to prevent them. A prolific-sourcof these blemishes on white-another light colored tub gowns is' hooks and eyes. These fastenings; of, the .usual metal, must be. removed before the gown is sent to the laundry; otherwise it will be sprinkled with rust .spots. Even ja- panned hooks and eyes cause the same disaster and they not only rust the gown they are on, but every other article with which they come in contact in the laundry process. Be- sides taking them off and replacing them before each wearing is an impossible slavery. All this can be avoided by using hooks and eyes made of brass. . These will not stain the fairest gown, even when .subjected to repeated launderings. There are alsp in the market snap fasten-'ings of several different styles, but aH made of aluminum, either in natural color or japanned. These, also, are Dressmakers and tailors dislike to use them, because they are hard to sew on, having to be secured in four different places; on they are firm and have. the merit oi not staining the gown. e if-mad- . . . , s , - . . 1 anti-rus- t. : but-onc- To Win In Life. Do we not pay so much attention mere material success that we exclude from mind and heart other " I am anxious things .(says Albert J. Beveridge,) that every young man should viq in all. the conflicts of life win in college a.nd in business but I am even more anxious that through all of his triumphs he should grow ever broader, sweetei and more kindly. After all, we ar6 human beings. We do not want mere machines of success, d6 we? .That is carrying our mechanical age a little too far. We want to keep that within us, which makes our .victory worth having after we have, won it. What matter your mountains of, wealth, or your network of political power, of, those secrets which, in your laboratory, you have wrung from Nature what matter all,: and everything that the world calls success, if the human quality hastbeen dried up in you? more-precious?- to-b- ' Somewhat Different. I suppose that old chap with the long white whiskers over there is one of your old settlers, isnt he? said , the grocery drummer. I reckon hes what yew might call a old resident, rejoined the village merchant, but he aint no old settler. Hes bein me for nigh onto thirty years. , , in .