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ft m n& Trwnnn a n T n P T 1 D l Another European Uprislnfr Coming. bbH f iilit ' Aroweon thcoveotngrentnuiopenn 1 H '' In S-nln nnd Italy continue grave H 3, cnouRii to jumify tn "11omlm,l.j;?: M H'M nostuatt".,.. We know thnt condition iM lust felling short of nctual outbreak M ,,1' olid uptlsmg are pnsent In every pro- H , ' ! e MIR of Pln. "' Rre nenr boll,nB or H t'l ' cl,.,,mig iunt In all the larger clllc- 1 i j tn oulh, met and wo.t alike. If m , tl , , ui,an bore malice for the nB H t i .ill. t. I on them In the old dny by I 1 bi iio. tiK'y mi"1 lo,jk rwi lu ?: LsH f 5'1 1,. ii Woyler .ailed on to establ sh B f ,1 ' is i.,f imoiis system of .c'enoentrallun i,i " m,s 111 every Ninl"li province-tor B . jt ii1L ,ir, ut of martUil law may well In- 1 i , cl, nie piepamtlon for the more dra- r ti i. client A recent writer, though f uuul.dgUiK thiu in Spain, hs In f ,. ii,u . lute luxation In heavy, municipal K . I 1 , s , . uu-l and unfalily levied, H , vans ire low and the i rice of food la LsH Hill In-tH, hi sajs thnt It la a ridiculous sH ' 5l i . do to nttilbute this condition to i , politi. il causes. lt to political caus-a H 'h ' it is tin loublidly In huge measure due, H B unil, lust of all. to Uic inllltary ambl- j , ' t -'nid on mi equal footing with the H I, ci'im , of Fiai.ro (ITninny and ltussln. 1 ( th II r.. great wnr powers of the rnlltl- 1 -i , n lit Larg urinlca mean it heavy 1 i ,1 I t.i tl"i in two Mil In money, and In H ,' )' lai, r withdrawn ruin, the Imiruieilsheil H I f i Ad 1 lo this n eay costly civil ad- 1 .,,,,' n inl-iriiilon on the spoils system, n H t'lrV-' luui "Ha nrltono i lalinlng to lie 1 i !f m.iini ilued In nilcndl I Idleneaa and the 1 ! ;',!, imin. i.i. chain on the rounlry mode by 1 f( tlif rurmici of the religious orders, 1 I ,'i hlili p-ernlly implied the whole cMI 1 i , (, , r v mi of the ntate, ulid It l hard to H HiWl Ii ' hpaln coul' piwilbly be In any Hl IfTlii "Hi" condition Ihim chronic poverty. j i I'll wll 1..,. me polilltnl onurea uhtih n H i1, ' . u. p ilky might "oneit, therefore the H ' i Mi r . ntinint of tin whidc Spnnlnll lliuaat'ii H i ml ii uy Juatly be turned ngnlnat 1 , j ' Hi ir ruleia a consideration which limy Hj ' JJ ' nt any moment Hppenl to the Bald n '.I;- I in.' " ' "nd to llicli koua who compoae IH AtCl) , th 111 mien of HpuJn. I'rartknlly Ilia IH fflHtt Fame thing, both In i.iua-iind In efferi, HB iiVlL' i In tnti of Italy. A complete rewduilnn IH HIS I In both cnuiiitl'i i only " nintter H ' ! j of time Hnd oiiportunltj.-Harper'B IBI 'r lit ( -cikli. B i w& ( Episcopalian View of Divorce. Hi ite'ili't'iSf A- I'Oiidou BthoollKiy, In an cxainl- H alW'ii li.H Ion pupil' on (Heek lilalory, wiote HI 'K ill! ' ' As '" marriage iimong the (Ireeks, It HrJ ' M"1' ll,r cuatoin fm one limn In marry Hal J !''!' f "n" "'fl' and that ! what la railed 1 Sh:,i(' inoiintiill)." iK'RlalatuieB me tielltloifd IH 3!-'.l,. to p.mH stricter lawn. The l'ow ldnielf HI E'J'Jh" ,ias PnWIcly Jeiiloriid Aimrlcun l.ilt, W li'ViJ and hna olTeied up praer that ltuly HH bi "JVkii! '"" "lU '' polaoned Willi the Mrua of H vvll t Ii I Amcrkuii liiiinoinllty. (Jient I'ro- B i''Pli' tihlnnl cliurihea In their comentlonu H I !'fi'' "ml euuurlla n.ie held wnrm debateB, H II ' !UI' to the end that more stringent regulu- H I Ui ti n might be luiHiBed upon their clergy, HH 'fll T ' "" '" Prohibit the in.iril.iKe of dl- H 'Vl! Mirred persons, HB I'Sf'l ' Thei-o Is no doubt tint the Amerl- sssH U I cnl1 iw f marriage hus undergone a H I, (f I change. The gient derrcase In the HD m ti ,lrl'1 rl'c '" atlve families shows this. H (" ti I A condition that hus been ronsldired H I-1 ''t I peculiar to I'rnnco und u subject of Hi J , i'H I condi mnttion, Is now dlcciercd to be H 'Il I a tendency III Puritan Massachusetts. B ;jjl Nut the ciueitlnii of illume ulone, but H I -if" the whole conception of marriage lias H ten rhnnged In Ainerli n. I'or limtnnce, W ' i Mfc dergMiien nre cousluntly asked bj B W brides not to um the -word "nbej" In H , It' ' the uw they make Their liuvhnndH- j (IK lo-b.1 laugh and my "of mum. not fli b.ivo out thit 'obej.' "If we cannot 1 '-.(-''f get ulung without the exercise of nu- Hi ',im thoilty wo cannot get along nt nil " H I' nvJ Many thoughtful men who tegnnl H 131 the fiunily ns the most ,icred of human H) I J I InilltutlouB k-o thlt the d.ij of uu- Hl 'III thorlt as the iinchur of fniuily life has H ( i iMssecl Hut they do not Know what 1 ! next If we study the facts we Hhall H ii'l conn to a - lew consistent with human iH it i pioKes, and we cnu lene to tho Hi i.'u power that created the facta the re Hi 1 IB sponHbility for tin future. The pic sent K Hifr paper wishes to be c. tniall tont i Ibutlon ssH li to thla study of facts. It does nut 1 L'l prophesy nor acHlse. It notes tenden- s" 'v'l'j ll', "nd Is esiwclully Intercsteil In the f j deeper enures of dhoice, those that I' .f,j. may be cnlled economic, social, psjehu- t.ffi logical mil spiritual -Itev. JAuj S. ,i ', M Oranl, in Alnelee's 1 'III 1 The PliUosopliy ot airing. HJ j Z Not it nickel of Andrew Carnegie' ten H , million dollur "national university' I 'llii1 donation goes Into bullchngs It Isn't H ' n ult ti bo a university, but u fund. It will ssH i LH "" n Bni' ,n the Aincilcnn cdiicntlon.il sHI I'tHS p-ogrumiii" b helping nun nnd women ssH 'Jli'wll engaged In origliiul lesenich Another Hs! '"iJ'J Ameilcan has ever given nvvay JSOIXW.- HE l'lj 000' 1,ut a good niniij other Amerlcuiis sHI , .Ui'rl K'"0 t,Klr ,lvc' l0 "a0 I'1 HaB ""d the ssH , m'c'CS eloveriiinent under which Amliew sH tfl!ftfil t-'nrnegle made the JSO.noooW. while he sH ' lift fi "' 'nakliiB It. A man cannot i rally HI 11 1 i Khe ""J'thlng but himself Carnegie HI , 'n, ! K" himself when he spends dajs nnd HI liii ' nights planning how- to do the moat HI I H ' K0("1 "'"' the niillioiis he Is handing sH ' Ifi' 'ilck to "" peoiile.-rrank I'utnaiii, In J llf, Nj lhe l'r" Nalloniil. H Ur'A Roosevell's Merit Ilule. HJ ii 5 J' lemalned for President llooievelt, , '! however, to III inly tstiibllsh the 'meilt M 'I, I , rule' in the mllltai Heivlce, snsa ( I 'r ' i ,,n1'' t'arilson Villnrd In tho Apiil At- ' I IhiiIIc, which he did by n simple uu- I ' v( oillclal nnnouiiccnient from the While lu "t .i House In November last, und by the ' ! ,5 stuteiiunt In ids annual message that I j", i every promotion npd every detail un- i i fi clcr the Wur depnitmcnt must be made jjr-T foltly with ngunl to the good of the i ,il3h service and to the eapuelly .nd merit of I i ,'i V,'c "","! """" I-iesident ,). , i, 1 Itoosev.lt'B action lima demonstrate.! 1 :' ! tho coriectncsa of the sharp criticisms I !i ' of previous I'lesldeius nnd Sceietnrles i (i, becuuse of their toleiarce of favorltlnu Mi In the aimy, when tliej could have ! j j'4! ,nIel H at any time bj simply posting ' ; ,1 " notice that ever oillnr using patron. I )' rtJ a,Bf " obtain advainenient ur comfoit- i I uble details uwnj from his regiment I would be pneed upon Hie dcpuitmeiit'a I i black list. The ease vlth which this i , .civ, lemarkablo und fiu -reaching reform 'iif rsi? "a "ceomolish'd shojld not, however n'SMtfir ;nul,e the public overlook tho courngo JIB U cnlle for' Of 'a" to Kle to Jlr. Vll Jiff Itoosevclt oi tn Mr. Hoot the gieat flSfiJa cret'lt they deserve for theii stand 'V Ira! "fialnet the iwllilclans. '' " M How to Qit Thin. ''',; ! ln ,a IVench Journal (Paris corre- ' 1(1-' spondence Journal American Midleal i , i lil' Assoclntlon) Is announced tho dlscov- ' -tlA "ry a( a m'ans, as Blmple hs It Is U IJB' ttiange, for curing obesity, which Is f4 i i5(T nttrlbiited to a medical oillccr In the I , IV Vl army Thanks to this means, a Cnlo- f i-fKi ",'. "'o a thieatened to he obliged ,' . It to retlio from the aimy, us lie was so I SB'' heavy that It reoulred two men to lift i "t, iVd him Into the saddle, became to thin In ' ti Bt'I A tew ee1'." and to such un cxtmt that )' '' jf I he had to tnko means to lecovcr, In n r 1 j-' ,? rnonsure, what ho had lost, It was to W 8 (P ,lls dc" tor that he was Indebted for I it i 9V' b'conilng u Uer.eial The ineuns con- i! 8 . olsted simply of never enllng moio JA ,; than one dish at eaih meal, no matter 'IS I' ! what that dish may be und a pel son 1; .1 t, can consume us much as tho stomach vt ' !' ran. bear, unci satisfy the appetite w Ith- 191 Ji' out ,ne least ieerve, NeveitlioleH I m-Jlrftir- noihlne but tho olio dish should be main taken no condiments, in soups, ur sup- rSJR '"Jt il.mentary deserts should be allowed. ! "BI ' This system vvus recoiuniended to ii ,W J t ly ho was slightly obese, and who I '7 ' l I ' I' into practice with the best to- I" ! i i " Th" lady observed that she suf- ai i" ' 1 n In'onvenlence whatever from j, i i di t and the ic3Ult obtained by C?r i tt m.dical otflcer may well bo under jilii ston.l ns she found by hr own experl-nee experl-nee Unit lh pir'nklng or only one dish, whether It he meat, flBh ur ege-tablei. ege-tablei. In ought on a sense of satiety much sooner thnn If she had partaken of u vurlety of illshes, whence the effect ef-fect of relative abstinence. A Song to April, flweeihenrt, eomes laughing April now T.. rltrht the ointer's wrong, And beck lo lhe forsaken bough Th- bluebird cr,mc with snnc And, rivals of the stars nfrwe, ism In the grass vou r So like our namesake April. Iv Mv April, rnme to me! fine brings the blossom to the vine A t kon fresh and new. Sire nils ilv ermus e up with wtne A pledge Ihnl she Is true She sendu th- sunshine after rain A golden augury. Sweeihrart, ami must 1 plead In vain? il April come to me! Oh, wlnur lies upon my heart A elre-srlne us and woe, Il neid bin our dear smile lo start The buds or hope lo blow, Il need but jour sweet lips lo bring The message that shnll be Mke April s own, all love and Spring: My April, come to me 1 rank l.sninier Hherman, In Harper a Ilsxur. Disastrous Compliment. "Mr I)cpe," sold n genllemnn, sneaking n-crnil) of the Senator to the Tlnifs, "pays a compliment as gracefully grace-fully as anv mun, and one would ncer cxiiect to see Mill fall to rise to the occasion. oc-casion. It wjs then fore ic matter of considerable surprise lo me when, at n dinner where the Henator wnfl n guest, 1 observed Hint he allowed to push several sev-eral excellent npimitunltles to compliment compli-ment a ehniining oung lady of the conipati) Afterw ml 1 commenteel upon up-on il e nmlsrlon to SI- IVepcw himself. " 'Vou observed the lady?' he asked. " 'Yes,' I answeie i. "'You nolle cd that slice might be extremely ex-tremely sensitive?' lie went on. ' 'Veil.' 1 replied, though, truth to tell, I hadn't consldeied the I lily's disposition disposi-tion nt all "'Well,' said Mr Depew- slowly, 'I once told UB"iisltive girl thnt 1 thought her us sweet as honey, and the result was disastrous ' "'How so" I riu'atloned, though I ought to have known lietter "The Senator answered mo ln a wli'siw.' 'Next diy the lady had hives'" New ork'JImes, Significant. A certain composer abroad had an opera accepted nnd anticipated for It a great success (m the strength of this supposition lie promised each of the musicians In the orchestra a flue supper sup-per with wine nd libitum" nt the conclusion con-clusion of the pi rformance To his surprise nnd dismay the opera at Its fire mlere was a complete fiasco, and was nil but hissed off the stage. After all was over he returned Into the oichestra to collect some missing manuscript, and found there seated one solitary musician n trombone player. "Well, my friend." he Inquired kindly, kind-ly, "what can I do for you ' The mulrlnn looked at him earnestly nnd replied In tones of significant sincerity: sin-cerity: "I liked It "Short Stories. Bulla of Statesmen. Here arc a few "hulls" that have been perpetrated from time to time In the Austro-llungiilnn Parliament ' One limit Important point of the agricultural intention Is the inalnteu-unce inalnteu-unce of the breed of horses to which I have the honor to belong" We iiih hiie for lhe weal und woe of our constituents " "cleiitlciueii, consider this question In the light or n dark rutuie." "The ejo of the Hvv weighs heavily on oui press legislation " '"I here, gentii men, Is the ever changing chang-ing point in wuiili the opposition hus made n hobby iiorse ' "This taunt Is the same old sea serpent ser-pent which for eirs nnd jenra has been groaning in this assembly." Koici nncl Electricity. Near the center of the clly of Seoul there Is n beautiful mm bio pagoda that was brought fioni Peking about WOO by one of the Mongol eyjeeni who came as a bride lo Korea Her people at that time wire shaking the whole known world, nnd, under leaders like (SenghlH, Kiiblal and T.imcilane. were upsetting nil the thrones of Asia, so that Korea still speaks of them with baled breath, and the smallest children know them by name, snvs a writer In the Outlook. The marble pagoda still stands, u silent witness before the world of the gieat Mongol cono,uerers; but past Its slimy ear vvhlszoa nn American cU'itrle car every ten minutes min-utes nt ten miles an hour, regardless of nil the Mongol shades Along this main stieet of Seoul, cine of the oldest streetB In the world, stietih Western vvlics charged Willi something that de. lies nil the curloslt) of tho Dam to pronounce upon A few diva ago a broken strand hung temptingly from one of the poles, nnd the fur Host determined de-termined to get hold ot It tn Investigate with the result one live) wlie one deid man A flovernment notice was posted up "If nuone Is caught fooling vlth these thunder nnd lightning strings, let lilm be padded " reopliiifj of Ametlca. Amerlcii was reached and peopled from Alaska to I'uegla during the Stone Ages by at leaBt two streams of mlgiatloii one from northwest rurope. the other from nuitheast Asia malul) by land connections which have since disuppeare i writes A II. Keane in the Internntlonil Monthly for March Owing Ow-ing to this substance, which convened the Nw World Into nn ethnical as well as n gtogiapl'linl Island, and also for other lensons elsewhere fully specified, nil serious mlgrniury movement from the Old Woild censed absolutely after the general settlement; nnd the ' Amei-Iciins," Amei-Iciins," as thej aie now frequently cnlled, vveie thus left to continue their normal rnrlnl and iiillurnl development In their new homes, unaffected by foreign for-eign liilliience of iuij kind until the arrival of the Norsemen and the Span-lanls. Span-lanls. Hence what thej hive In com-mon com-mon with the peoples of the 1-aslern Heinlsphero Is Just what they brought nwn with them during the migration period, ami that nmounta to very little lhe forms of the stone Implements found nniong nil pilmltlve races, peril per-il ips tho lire-drill, with the associated cup markings: the germs of articulate speech, the famllj group Inherited from the hlghei nnthrepolds, n. few crude religious re-ligious Ideus leiidliig In the direction of Shamanism: possibly some, early symbols, sym-bols, such hb the cioss and swastika, ami the rude beginnings of the simpler aits. Salisbury's Impromptu Speeches. The repot t that a dukedom will be confetied on the Marquis of Salisbury nt the coiouatlou Is ugnlii revived, "Nothing Is less Impiobable, ' vvrltos a well lufoimed coi respondent "Lord Salisbury Is understood to have refused the step on at least on" pievloiis oc-i oc-i cslon foi pilvut" lensons He piefera the older title Hut now lie is on Ilk eve of letlrcment from public life lie nicy ei piobably reconsider his do-cltlon do-cltlon for tho sake of the Cecils et unborn " Hi eat speaker though I-ord Sallnbury is Ids speeches ale often drafted be-ruinhnnd be-ruinhnnd und the impromptus not omitted Entering the House of IxirJs ono afternoon, his Lordship Inadvert-cntn Inadvert-cntn dropped hh notes. A Irlend picked them up, nnd glancing at them, found that they began thus "My Lords, when I enter d this house nothing noth-ing w.is furtlicr from in., thoughts than i I i i your Lordihlps"' London I PMC' Is England Belnj Americanized? In China, one ot the successes of Amihun dlplornaiy has taken the eu- lews iorm of a decrense of Americin tride with that country by 2S per cent duilngthi last two years, as compared nh a Hi Irish ln rease uf 10 pei cent; and nt f:- moment, when It Is pir-tic pir-tic ulnrls Important lo secure the good will of the Chinese people, the tactful Congurs Is uiidemtcjod to be Intending Intend-ing the renewal. II lint the stiffening, of the Chinese exclusion act, ivs a promising means of conciliation The actual truth Is that the peculiar mrth-oils mrth-oils of American diplomacy appear less admirable to the outside woild today than they did ten years ago. Take for Instance the power of the Senate lo put a spoke In the wheel of the Secretary Sec-retary of State The rensoni which used to Justify this eccentricity of diplomatic dip-lomatic method no longei exist Writing Writ-ing In IBM. Mi James Ur.e defended It ln these words "The problem which the Porelgn ulllce ot the United States has to deal with nre far fewer nnd usually far simpler than those of the Old Woild The republic keeps consistently con-sistently to her ow u side of the Atlantic, Atlan-tic, nor Is It the least of the merits of the iiystem of Senitorlsl control that It hns tended, by discouraging the executive ex-ecutive from schemes which may prove resultles. to diminish the taste for foreign for-eign enterprises, and to save the coun-trj coun-trj from being entangled with alliances, alli-ances, prntectomtes, responsibilities of nil eirtn lievnnd Its own frontiers. It Is the eesler for the Americans to practice this reserve because they need no alliances flu ml lug unnsmllnble in their own hemisphere The circumstances circum-stances of Hnglanil. with her powerful Hurnpean neighbors, her Indian Hm-plie, Hm-plie, and her colonies scattered over the whole world, are widely different" There nre surelv not many memberii of Hie present Senate vclio could read lids tribute to their wisdom without blushing We me further Invited to contemplate contem-plate Mr. Joseph Chamberlain as the inort apt Hngllsh pupil In the American Ameri-can school or politics. Whither arew" lo look for the outward and visible signs of thla training" To hli diplomacy'' diplo-macy'' Some of us have maintained nil along that this was un-lhigllsh. and It would be a great satisfaction to find some other nallon not only willing will-ing but even desirous to take the credit cred-it of It The Now Dlploinacj, which Interpolated tli "seiueesed pponge" speec Ii In the midst of delicate negotiations, nego-tiations, which compared Jlussla to the devil, which told the French to mend their manners, nnd which has recently roused the whole of Germany to intense and dangerous Indignation, hart certalnb brought much distinction distinc-tion to the politician who has adopted it, but It Is not llkel lo become a permanent per-manent part of Hngllsh political methods meth-ods It Is too expensive Or la It In hli home politics that Mr. Chamber-1-iln Is typically American? To have advanced from Itepubllrnnlsm or Tory-Ism, Tory-Ism, to have developed from a reformer reform-er Into a reactionary, nnd to have made the. transition by meant of n lefusal to grant to Ireland such powers of self-government ns nre cnJoed by every State In the Amerlcnn Union if this Is the effect of American Influence, Influ-ence, It would be n good stroke on the pnrt of the Czar of Itusela to Invite n few members of CongTC'S to give nome courses of political lectuies to the l'lnns Herbert W. Horn III. In the April Porum. The Window Bill. Ilchlnd the scarlet bloom within A e,recn nnd golden Jerdlnlero 1 rnlrh the glitter of a pin Thruit In a knot ol shining hair. A hand disturbs the lilacs' mist Thit reaches up tho window caso Ami checkers wllh Us nmethjst lhe border ot tho curtain lice. The shlken llower goblets bend, And wivi.s of sweetness slnwlv spill, As one, wllh freedom of a friend, Leans llghtl) uu the window sill. The sun ascends the nzuro steep bove, then dishes Inward Its edge Ills gulden sieol.es nnd still thev keep The to sling at the window ledge, Vntll a shadow, rosy-gray. Among lhe lilac brnnches slips Tin iung in in. turning, goes his way, A tender smile upon Ms His Half drooped, I see Iho shining knot Of hair a slender llgure, still As tn a dream, ami wonder what Was lold across lhe window sill -Untile Whltnc), lev Prank Leslie's Monthly. Trlnce Henry's Autograph. Prince Henry, while here, wan naturally na-turally asked often for his autograph, hut It Is estimated that not inoro than n huudieel persons succeeded In getting get-ting It. Must ot the rcciuests camo by mall. The Prince, who had met the nuto-g-ruph Uemls nn the other sldo, decided lo give his autograph only to certnln Individuals. Thene were the President of a society or a club of which he wns the guc-M, und one or two of those neirest him nt tnble. To this rule he persistently adhered At all the dinners nt which the Prince was a guest. In this city and elsewhere, reeitiests for his autograph were, tent to him In large numbers, most of them fu hoteA nddreseeel to hlin thiough lhe presiding oillccr. Not a few of these iceiUrstH were made personally per-sonally The Prince always took palm to Inform In-form whoever resided nt the dinner of the rule he had made, nnd left It to him to explain It to tho applicants In accordance with tho rule he made for hlinseir, he ulwuvs wiote his autograph au-tograph on lhe menu card of the presiding pre-siding ollleer and of those nearest him at table, sometimes extending It to that pel haps Ave or six persons had the ruvor shown to thein ut the head of the table. Had he compiled with nil the requests made of him, it was said bj a person who wns with him and knew nbotit til-i mall, lie would not have had time to do nnv thing else thioughout his vMt but wrlte his signature New York Sun. London's Midnight Closing, Wo nre nn euderl people We do not demonstrate a habit that loads to the damagluK of windows nnd policemen. po-licemen. Hut 1 should ver much like to Hce how the Trench, or cvc-i our kin In Ameilcn. would conduct mselvcs If nt Iho minutes to 12 o'clo .'icmip-per .'icmip-per parlies In scores of atlrauts wcro suddenly plunged Ini, Tkness, and the meriy-mikers hustled into the street, wllh hovering men In blue to asnlst a lingerer Yet that is what takes place In London A ruth from theater or concert hall, a scramble over a cutlet, and out you go, ladles and gentlemen, Into the night With the mllllonalie at the Carlton and the small shopkeeper In the Italian restaurant res-taurant It Is the same They do these things better lit Pram e' London Impress. Im-press. Took Xo Exception. This tale wiib told b Judge Penn-packer Penn-packer In beginning a response to a toast at a Pennwj Ivnnla-tlerman banquet ban-quet In Philadelphia The story, he said, show i'il the readiness of the Peniislvaulii Dutchman to obey those tn niithoiity. In 18CI Sherldin, under orders, hut nod evei limn fiom a valley nbovo Staunton to a ecrtuln Klni below Winchester Win-chester A band of ungiy ifbels followed fol-lowed this raid, Mulching for a chance lo pick up any stragglers Among other.i who fell Into their liandH wne u little Pennsylvania Dutchman, who quietly mined to his eaptois and In-ciulred In-ciulred ' Vat you fellows going lo do mlt nie," Tho reply camo short nncl sharp: "Hans: ou ' "cll, ' ho said mocki, "vatever Is de rule " I1U sood-naturtd leply threw tho C'e nfederaies Into n roar of laughter and saved his life l'nlladclphla limes. London's Tire Eecord. Last year 3CW fires occurred In London, Lon-don, of which 9.1 were serious and 35S. slight. Ninety-seven people lost their lives through lite during the year and 2117 were In great dunger Of lhe fatalities, fa-talities, SO occurred befoie the brigade was culled, nnd U were found dead by llrcmen. The lemnlnki died after being be-ing taken out of the burning buildings. Two firemen were awarded the silver medal for extrnoidlnary bravery practically the Victoria cross of the file brigade and 2S officers and men of the brigade were commended for bravery, says the London Mall The strength of the brigade Is now 1173 otllcerB and men. In IIDO fires the cause was unknown; un-known; 307 weic caused by lights being be-ing thrown down. W4 to children playing play-ing with matches. U". to oil lamps, and m to Bpirks from lire Two cases of willful tlre-eettlng were detected during the ear. In connection with lire appliances ap-pliances at theaters and music halls, 138 defects wero reported ln 1901 In some cases the supply of water had been entirely cut off. while frequently the appliances were useless These defects, however, were Invariably unknown un-known to the manageis. who were only too rend to Immediately rectify them. "All Mine." The nclds, and tho woods In the fields, are mine, .... - The rivers that follow their beds of stones. . ... The willows that shelter the reding klne, 'lhe stateliest cedars of all the zones. The jellowrtt gold of the mountain steer. Tho Ingots ot eaves which tho seas 1m- Tho world iipon worlds which unfettered Through tho measureless maze of the" universe. For surer am! surer I dally grow That Owl has set nothing beyond my reach: That ull llilngo are mine If I make them so. lly reading n truth they were meant to tench. James Leroy Stockton, In Boston Transcript. Elylng rish. Out from tho warmer seas fly the fly-Ing-llsh the fish ot which evcrone has heard, which yet none can see for the fust time without n gasp of amazement, amaze-ment, without a feeling as though beholding be-holding the miraculous, tlie lish which has given rise to more untruthful storlen thnn any other llsh in all the seas. Undoubtedly the llvlng-flsh hns wings like a bird undoubted!) It Hies 5et not an n bird. It does lint ll.ip the tflng-llke, tflng-llke, pectoral fins on which It Is upborne; up-borne; nor, one launched In the air, can It change Its course by any movement of Its wings, until It again dips to the wtter. Yet it will pns n ship miking ten knots In nn hour, nnd travel In tho air ns far ns 500 feet nt a time Astounding, Indeed, U the sight ot a shoal of flylng-flsh taking to the air. skimming far over the suiface when the sea Is calm, leaping high over great waves when gales blow rish seem ludicrously out of their element In nlr but that fish should fly Is not really more wonderful than that some animals ani-mals and birds, like the otter or the penguin, dive and swim to perfection. The llylng-flsh'a fins nre really parachutes para-chutes to support and steady Us body rather than wings to propel It: the lobe of the tall Blvea piopulslon to the body as It leaves the water. A flylng-flsh measures about n foot In length, ami tin long, transparent pectoral fins reach nlmost to the tall but, though trf large when expanded, they can be folded fold-ed UP ery neatly Its flight Is short nnd Intermittent, and It must needs continually dip Into the sea to give itself a fresh start. Pearson's for April. "Calling" by Telephone. "1'ormal calls, tnd a society wo-mm wo-mm jeslcrday. "are becoming obsolete. obso-lete. I mean the running In of an afternoon, af-ternoon, chatting for tlvo or ten minutes, min-utes, leaving jour curds, rushing off to tho next place on jour list nnd then expecting these women to do the same thing to jou, and prnjlng j-ou may be out when they call That sort of thin,; Is growing beautifully less, and I think the telephone Is largely responsible for It. 1 make nearly all my calls non-over non-over the 'phone It ii so much more comfortable and saves such n lot of tlmo nnd bother. I Just Bit down In my own home and call up Mrs. Jones In her home. 1 owe her n call. If she Is In she comes to the 'phone, and. al-though al-though I have nothing In particular to talk to her ulxiut, we chatter unni for several minutes, nnd before I ling off I Impress upon her the fact that I nm leturnlng het call and that she needn't expect me to come In person. She laughs nnd thinks it's all right, and then pajs some of the calU she owes In tho same waj'. It really does away with n ureal nuisance." Philadelphia Phila-delphia Itecord Britain's Position ln the Sptnlsh War The controversy ns to whether lirlt-aln lirlt-aln or (leriiuury wan most helpful to the United btates at the time ot the trouble with Spain la nn Instance of the determination of tlennany to dislodge dis-lodge Kngland If possible, from the position of America's best friend. There Is no doubt that tho Hngllsh have monstrous)!' exaggerated the serv Ices which they were uble to render to the United States nt the time of the wnr, and In doing they havo plajed Into In-to tho hands of their astute Oermin ilvnlH, who havo had little dllllculty In showing that the claims put forward for-ward In their behalf have been far In excess of all thing that the fuels Justify. Jus-tify. The pupular delusion, for Instance, In-stance, that circa l Hrltuln had threatened threat-ened to Join tho United States In u fighting alliance ngalnst a Huropenn coalition Is all "fee. faw. fum." Wo heartily wished the United Stntei feuc-cess, feuc-cess, but between that and threatening threaten-ing to place the l!rlll"h navj In tho Amerlcnn fighting line the difference Is nn wide as the distance between the two poles. Wo ure readj to give moral support only. William T Stead In April Success Tovetty la England. Lain atatlstkal leporls contain the Blnrtllng statement tint 50 pel c it of England's :7,00i),000 people nre living below the poveity lino that they lack the mete necessaries of decent mil henlthrul food and shelter. Might not the billion dollars expended In murdering murder-ing two African republics havo been more wisely laid out In efforts tn remedy reme-dy these frightful conditions at home? Or Is It tine lb it foreign wars wars of conquest-are usually conducted to attrait attention from home wrongs'" lhe National Magazine for April The Tlrst rlungen of nn Actresa. The first scene In the Carter drima Is memorable principally In Its contrast con-trast to later occui rences. Louise Dudley Dud-ley ii! Lexlngtnnll Ky , had nmrled Leslie Carter of Chicago, and, ns his wife, hod figured prominently In Western West-ern smart socletj'. Tho cause, nnd accomplishment of their legal fepnr.i-Hon fepnr.i-Hon had been notorious nnd had stimulated stim-ulated enough itirloslty lo draw n large and rather bitter audlenco to lhe Hroadway theater.to see the debutante The spangled svnlcs ot Ilioadway assembled as-sembled lo deilcle. New York first-nighters first-nighters can be very cruel, not tho noisily nntagonhtle cruelty ot th--Londoncis, but coldly silent, actually fleering ull tho hopeful warmth of the anxious actor Such wus the audi eneei that greeted MrB. Curler It had every opportunity ,0 .HIfy It8 bitterness bitter-ness She wns crude nnd nmaleurli-li, but the struggled against hopelesii odds. Kven endowed with her present developed gnlui she could have mad. nothing uf The Ugly Duckling," th Play that Paul M Potter had written for her Added to her Inexperience Mrs. Carter v.na so frightened on the Drat night Unit, na ehe describes it, "J. tool in the wings and heard my cue w so numbed thnt I could not mov Mi lie'las. o Actually pushed me on me s age " After "The Ugly I'-k"n? Mrs carter retired, a target f,.r shafta of satirical ridicule and try lesmer is dunning She was sued for many things, including the gowns of exceptional excep-tional beauty which had been the onlv success of 'The Ugly Duckling and for the cabs that had taken , hr to nnl from the theater, the latter suit bunging forth a famuu facetious poem called 'Carter's Little I-Uerj Hills" I'ranklln U. I'jlea In I-rank Leslie's Monthly Yankeelzlng Indians. It Is not all a mere school there at Santa Pe It Is what the old-fash-loned used to term 'a hive of industry" indus-try" It is a stock-raising communltj and n gardening communltj'. One or the numerous experiments In Belgian hare raising was tried there, and It was a successful one Garden produce pro-duce to the amount of two thousand dollars was raised there last J ear The tailoring blacksmith, harness-making and carpentry schools do more than Just teach their various branches or industrj Their products are useel ln tho school What the boys Unrn during dur-ing the school term they arc at liberty to use dining their vacations. Last summer sixteen of them hired out for the setson, working In sugar-beet sugar-beet fields At the end of the vacation vaca-tion they had earned about 5012, and had saved Jill 81, although four or them came buck In debt. One had saved J27 HI method of ncrumulnt-Ing ncrumulnt-Ing this sum and his expenditure of It were highly characteristic. When his companions took a train to Santa Pe-they were In Southern Colorado-he refuted to accompany lhm He would walk and save mon-e mon-e With the Indian's Instinctive con-tempt con-tempt for distance, he swung oft and walked for severnl dajs He leached SBnla Pe, of course, long nfter the others IJut at the station in the city he hired a luck and was driven In the most lordly and magnificent stvle through the outskirts of the town, nrross the track and out over the plain clear to the red brick buildings. Anne O Hagnn In Alnsle-es. Age ot the Brass Band. "As antiquities go nowadaj's. the brass band Is 1 very ancient instltu-tlrn. instltu-tlrn. That Is to saj Its Inventor died In 1S34 nt the age of SO There were horns before Adolphc Sax, to be sure, but not such horns ns.vve have now, for they coul.l not play cverv tunc tn ovetj key. They could not even play a scale In any kej-. The 'very tlrst band entirely of brass was organised-In organised-In 1R1G, and I doubt If any of the instruments in-struments then used could lie plaj'ed upon bj- modern musicians without special spe-cial pi notice. It Is onlj 119 years bid: to Hsu, when a full regimental band In the lirltlsh army consisted of two oboes, two clarinets, two horns nnd two bassoons It must have sounded even funnier than Tennsson'B famous combination of llute. Molln und bassoon bas-soon ' "How long a way we have come since 17S3 may be learned from this ensem-ble ensem-ble of a. (list-class modern bind, which I give on the authority of Thomas P. Shannon, bandmaster of the Twenty-third Twenty-third regiment N Y N fl . piobably the best regimental bandmaster In the United Stale Note that the mode-n band of forty-two pieces has half as many oboes nnd bassoons as the ancient an-cient band of eight pieces, seven times ns many clarinets nnd nine times as many horns, to say nothing ot the saxophones, which are part clarl-net clarl-net and part horn." Harvey Sutherland Suther-land ln Alnslee's. Only One Wtiy Is Hlght. "My boy," said Undo Hiram, once, while giving me advice, "The saw that doesn t wabble Is the one that cuts tho Ice. Tho saw that close applies Itself, within its narrow groove. Will soon or lute fulfill Its work by keeping keep-ing on the move When halm ay through, temptation may beset It, like as not, To leuve the nlaco that seemeth hard and seek a thinner snot. Hut shirting suws will learn, at length, when failure the Invite Then s mans a way n' doln things, but onl one wa s right I "And bear In mind, my boy, through life, lr te mpted tasks to shirk, Success ts but ic second crop, the after- maih of Work. A lubricator tried and true Is Perseverance Persever-ance Oil, And fortune's smile Is rarely won except b honest toll. A sate cross-cut lo Pame or Wealth h-is never jet been loeiinl The men upon the heights today arc those who've gone around Tho longest wsy. Inspired by the sjjln', somewhat trite There s many a wuv n' doln' things, but only one way's right ' I knew my Uncle Hlrnm had nchlevc- inert s summit rencheil, I knew him as an honest man who practiced prac-ticed wl-at ho preacheu And so t paid tho lesson heel -ul rart attention gave When. In an afterthought, ho said: "My hoc be brave' Art well vour part; tenaciously to ono straight course ndhere; Though men declare Jem re In a rut-work on and never fear, ou II realize, when jou. ot length, have reached achievement's hclehf There s many a waj o' doln' things, but onlj one wavs right'" -Hoy I arrell Ureen, In April Success. Tlaying Wagner Upside Down. A London paper tells a story of Wag. ner ln the elnys of his jouth and pov-f pov-f rty calling upon llosslnl In Paris and noticing 'a llule composition' of his own on the piano lack. The reply of llosslnl when It was pointed out to him that tho music was upside down waa pcrhipa hardly up to the Ikmi foim ot "the polite frenchman ' "You see, I found It sounded lietter that way. Illl! Nce's compliment to Wagner Wag-ner wns in a happier vein He toll the ki eat composer that he hud no doubt the music was leally much better bet-ter thin It sounded The Speakc r Oulck Wetted Young Woman. Hx-Seeietary of the Treasury John O Carlisle In speaking of his incumbency incum-bency of the headship of the Tieasuij ilcpaitmcnt tnld a story of his lap-son. lap-son. ' gnn, the ver popular thkr clerk c the Treasury department elui-Ing elui-Ing the Sccrefirjslilp of his father. It stems that Logan, who had th ells-posil ells-posil of n good bit of patronage didn't believe that two members of one family fam-ily should draw pay fiom the Oovein-ment Oovein-ment In that department Arcoidlug. lj', when he found two or more rieiks of one family, he would lop off ull but the hlgh'St-snlarled one. One diy n joung woman clerk entered his ol-lice. ol-lice. She had been discharged "I suppose," she said lo young Carlisle, Car-lisle, "It's because my tlster Is on the pajioll, too"" "Thats exactly It." said Lognn "I don't suppose jou would make any exception to that rule, .Mr. Chief Cle . " ".Snry nn exception," Logan replied "If thats bo," tiluniphantlj ex-claimed ex-claimed tho discharged joung woinnn how ubnut jou nnd jnur father he-Ing he-Ing on the payroll?" , "Hy Jove," quoth Logan, 'I never thought of that Well, I leekon u, old mini will have to go." New York Times. J"rK Invention Awaiting Touch of dentus Poi every Ingenious young Ameilcan rich prize me waiting, not only fm great dlseeiv cries, but also for IU., things, simple Improvements on the things we have Whatever uecunitiuu he may i how he will find that thai calling Is In need of men who can Ihlnh of toniethlng mw and heui Por the men who have thought of new things, hnwevet simple. iUvm have been. In recent Jenr In America, ileh material rewards Surh ic man was Hajwaid Augustus Harve- who r. centlj' life el a, millionaire His fuher was the village bla k mith m Join town N Y, early In the la it rnilur llurvey saw how slow was th v nrk ot forgint; email thing cu an am ll ... neht to do It by labor-saving ??a hmefj. He became the pioneer ,cr"w machinery nnd nutoniatlc P n machinery He levolutlonlzed screw-making screw-making The gimlet-pointed screw wns hi. HI lt important discovery was the armor-maklng process which bears his name. He took out seven- v-nine patents-not very many for n Ke of 70 years, but he did not rush o the patent ulllce with every halt- oncelved Idea. No fortune w a ever more honestly earned or Jus,tl deserved de-served than his Like many other Inventors, In-ventors, he showed his fellow men how '"! "I'e".';!? vour mind on the sub- Ject of needed Inventions for five minutes, min-utes, and jou can think ot a dozen "lings? any one of which would make ts Inventor rich bejoml the J' earns of aval Ice To give u list of nil the In-ventlons In-ventlons that nre needed in this i jeir, 1902 would go bejond any man s power, but It is possible to indicate th path which practical Inventors nre follow-Ing follow-Ing The suggestions here given were gathered -by the writer from editors of the leading Ungllsh and American technical Journals from prominent patent pat-ent solicitors, from manufacturers, scientists, engineers and workers In many occupations P.ach of these hln.s will, undoubtedly, suggest other needed need-ed Inventions to Imaginative minds. Tranklln J. Forbes In April Success. "Mercetized" Silk. livery woman Is more or less familiar famil-iar with 'mercerized fabrics, but comparatively few know why they bear that name or how the name originated orig-inated The cotton jam with Its silky luster from which Ihese goods are made was first produced by a Prencnman named Mercer. The process was discovered dis-covered by him more than forty years ago, but It Ins onlv come Into popular popu-lar use within the last few joara Mercer dlscoveted that by treating the cotton jam to a bath of caustic soda and sulphur It would become translucent and elastic, and all Impurities Im-purities would be removed After this treatment the j-am was sttetched to prevent Its shrinking, and afterward subjected to the usual ptoeess of elje-lng elje-lng or bleaching Dctiolt Piec 1'iess. Tannma lints ln England. One curious effect of modern fashion fash-ion Is seen In the rise In price of the Panama straw hats. The Panama hats ns sold In Hngland, It need scarce-lj scarce-lj be said, do not come from America. In almost every case they ate made In Helglum, or in the southern Ithlneslde towns and villages In 1500 the Panama Pan-ama slowly became popular here List j ear It nun Impossible to supply the demnnd, nnd prices rose very much. This j ear thej will be considerably-higher, considerably-higher, although the most experienced bujers icgard this year as the end of the crare. sajs the London Moll One of the largest firms In the hat trade In lamdon had Its order to the lnanu-facturers lnanu-facturers for this jeoi a goods returned, return-ed, with an Intimation hat the imiui-facturer imiui-facturer could not consider It unl'ss th prices were increased 60 per cent over those of last jear Hals which fetched one gulnei last fining will not be had now for less thai, thlity shillings, shill-ings, nnd nfter a few weeks will be dllllciilt to obtain at that This jear will also see the Introduction of a number num-ber of cheap Imitations of this hat No attempts apparently have been made to secure the very profitable Pannma trade for lirltlsh straw makers. The heads of such undertakings complain that It Is Impossible for them to get skilled hands to do the wotk. Where the Oluepot Came In. There was the usual collection of commercial travelers In the smoking-room smoking-room of the hotel, nnd tho Inevitable quiet man was one of them. Thev had been usklng conundrums, many of which had been received with roars of laughter, as being particularly clever. Then the quiet man lit a fresh cigar, and spoke. 'It Is easy," ho said, "to think of such rlddlos ns 'Why Is your hat like a baby'' which contain one Imlle, but tlin.Mi wlh two arc far more dllilcult. Por Instance: 'What are tho dlfferoncCB between the son of a millionaire, an organ and a gluepot?" "I give It up," said the mustard "The son of a millionaire Is an heir to millions, while un orr n has a million mil-lion nlrs' D'ye sec?" "Hut what nlHiiit the (.luepof" Inquired In-quired the hosiery representative. "Oh, that's where jon stick"' returned re-turned the quiet man And the wnite, smothered a guffaw behind a Irny he wus dusting, whllo the hosiery representative repre-sentative howled for sodawater. Tattl ns She Is Today. "Ono clay not very long ago In the Hue dl lllvoli, Pails. ' says a San Prunclsco elrnmutlc critic, ' I encoun-teicd encoun-teicd u bedUened old damo walking with a joung and handsome man, tall, very slim and well-dressed. She w.ib n little woman and walked stlltly, us though her hoots were too lght She was ladlantly dressed In whle. A white parasol wus spread ovir her head, on which was perched un elaborate light hat. Her faco was ilchly painted, with a pair of cilmson lips us the deepest note of color, nnd u fringe of auhuiu curls was on her forehead. She looked haggard and nged There was something curiously familiar about her face, and us sho spoke I suddenly saw who It was, Adellnu Pattl nnd her joung hushuu 1 It wua a shock This was what the last of iho great pilma donna had come lo "