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Mnf hap H p tth r mory of H ri: nbnnn H were t i to And H th- ii Thy B e r v arr r a drill j Ui c i r-n. lhyw 1 tl ai H -r, , , - v MM- - (he hanks 1 of Ai il r - r ft-l aa.ro H the F 'h' A -oast Be- H tn K tiirin'n -lands, about H l?-) IT. r M. e -attl enor- H irj o ' !ij od rover In B tea s '. Tt - ai o qoioa of bB te 5 t i timber Thoy Jj a-e" -Ws f th ipoor tr th H m '-mi n Lncs U I s I fe t diameter ar In i of them ar Jj K-i r i ith (anta-tic rxiti f -x iff aove the wave. i j- i pi e.i feet hlh- BVB TV c " (hour burs, wluca kis ff the aea, and become white and H h- , 'ir Hon with all - H p toe sands drift taw r i!y sink out I f r laehe ar formed. BBH ThJi i coin; on for age. bring steadily ex Jj i alons the beaUi . -x i of th burked Urn- t -n Krdr th furtaar o Instanc petrl- I see (icher excara- st aa turned 'o H aertaa driftwood sa i ud convinced ifan- H dintins; aeroa th Frani was taaloU. . the wofJ at an- jj I h rsisis rf Spluber- H l embla srvt there c "ilind Eautmauz who tc- ninar and other m Uw drtft from I H - r r erji iney J. I Ji j r implements on th I iaaTaTaTfl I a h h raine i them ovr i7 waters In Atnsie. bbbb-w Q V and Qalbbiti ' H i - de ll(bt headed to be aaaVsal ' that b Ilea. Ha. - it he lies Il twit, a - T.i who will lists E r jiivea u a chane H I i nor on man whom f.Tluiely fair and ua- -My prevenls us from H i i he Is havtna; but J -nan .an 4- snythln J -van hut ausseit she H 4y and a man can H t her M "a most of onr most M itflhal Idoas illd not ) - uu first F 1 And It a difficult I j r 'y know not that C hut th difficulty n 'n to winnow what H ' l' lhy Iraarln H r( ' s old as be teals. H i rr 'r m youth to old a f 1- a - t ("m the evening b. H r. I ts; after -U de V. MV lli"r i n ih- Smart Keu HE SrLq ei th Future rusl H Wo v i mm ef i .rii la j oerat - 5 nerr in Ifrsi e of "j (fjnakin-' 11 brliueites bk mix- VX H In- 9. e ct crude rrlum with H 15 3 per t hMlro-carson. This is r raid t r v.e four limes as -ower- V m ful aj r rht for weiyi-t and l there j f t n icinatlon of n- roor HrBJ ' 11 w ' f " iin tmrf In rmtblina' H them ' f - fourths of tl ace j 1 and t -j. p i '.ken up b their fuel VM clip ' w of pretroieum bri 1 jell 1 er as munura tured In H, I n f Arrr! in Ktrolnum Is f ' fojr "it 1 soft 1 nil rv B T tf,cv -u d ninnuf t (urnl l " a cheaply In the I nued B S ri,,,. (, an In,. 1 rl ue(tf rrr) I tfi f i r y an en 11 -m at Omaha 1 . b i rro-1 a fuel 1 upoaetnf t ( ond re'rde at a t ' stout . pr I ton Th" experiments Ith thli -ie sail to ha ft b n 50 Mitisfu lory th t Jiv t' r llrofids and two artre tarkint H ixams Wll. txglu iln It thorouh ' tests on Februar) tt. This suKfests .j that an admixture of our nrth ntern llsnlte -.Ith crude p-iroiui 1 r 1 H Into the form of brlo,uctf - n 1 , e. cheap and ry dalrable futi. ih 1 , k I -i certainly poFn ai aiundant I .tipply of carbon ani tht Txa oil 1 f- 1. fu-nlnh in In-xti itlM- supiiy1 of fu-l petroleum ilir nupolls Tr b tin-1 ' Thy WIH Bo Done." The foil jurinj poem was written b Vcretary of 1. May lone yr when an ansorl.fe of Abrsham Lincoln Not In dumb reslaiwtion We lirt our hand onTilsh Not like the nerveless fnulltt. 1. ntnt 1 1 nisi and di r?r fslih .prints like Ih esgle Th-it osr to meet to n And rrl-d esultlna unto thee -U Lord thy wfll be done When trsm ft are tramptm I tpon ih con mon w.1 Thou dosi not Wd us cr ne sad wrlth Rnvath the iron heet In thy nam we srsert on rights IMth ewcnl end tonriM nd pern. And n the hsdsmn ax may taa Thy mcfjtase ualo man. Thy will It Mds ire week be stroo It aid the lroc be JusL So lip 10 too ri hand l nc. No brow to seek 'he dust Wiherever man oppresses man Beneath th liberal n 0 God he ttre thine arm mad oar. Thy richteou will be dona Abraham Lineotn.-Blower Lineotn.-Blower of crowth. and devoid alt-ethr alt-ethr of many brilliant auailtiea which lu( as raanaaed. says M it Urn O Brown In the February Atumflc Lincoln nev rth.ee outreaKnoI him by the measjiv of the two jl'ts he lacked in twin 1fts of huivw and of broodlnc metantooly I'lttTerwd by the on In homeHnco. hr haracter ra by tn orher drawn upward to t iMtcht of human nobility sn-i aspiration aspira-tion HI (treat capsulty of ian which but f r Ua haaooory would not doubt hare made him mad is the source of his raroat eacoUenri. Fa miliar with enuVor and ho-ruable to vulgarity his mind was yet 1 ranted by sorrow a place of mMiilabl wrestlings wres-tlings In him a never hlor- In any otiter man were high and low thinaw t mated aimI awkwardneea tftvi Ittcainv- maied and awkwardness tmi itnatn tlnet and umouthnes iostlXed In their us. At one coarser thin hi rial and tnflnllel) more -vflned 1 nd (nlle he had master' reesnns whMf the other had never fount the need of tearnlns; or els had lea. nod too readily read-ily and then dismissed Ii had tbor-ouaThnese tbor-ouaThnese for the other oontpeteore Inohtht Into humso nature, and a vast sympa'hy for the other f-icil ban-dlinc ban-dlinc of men a deep .l-votlon to th rlcht lor the other loyal'v 10 ririf platforms. The very coe if hi nature was truth and he himself Is reported to hae said of Douclaa. tna he cared less for the truth, as th truth, than ary oth-r man he ttrxw Mf Pee Xad Blm Xad. Attorney-Genera! Knox, whlls prao-llcimt prao-llcimt attorney was one of th busiest lawjers In America. A few years aco ho was niiB put out bevause he had to acept a fee of S&41 friend met him aa he was leavlnx th office and he was swearing mad He was qolvertns; with tejuetioa aud swearing; with piratical vkror What a It all about this Urn" asked the friend who was used to his ways and not -uacb -oneerned over th out burst 1 hate been knov'cd out of a trip to EaTTPt." Whew" That a wots than I thoturh What did If My folks want tn to make an argument ar-gument la a ca. and I told thorn I could not be here They told m to fix th price and I said ISOM thinking that would put ibem out of my mind It did not. They took me up and my plans are all upset We I I gums you can aland 10 hare your plan busted dryl remarked the friend as he wondered If there was any orher Uwyer In the world who coull b made mad by being forced to accrrt 50 00 Washington Post. Srowntns; and HI Servants On a certain day he nut on of his servants who oy it waa to wait upon him carrying a rather heavy basket of grapes and 01 her fruits on her arm. Oh. '.tileeppla h cried. "lt me help o and seised the basket ud-deni ud-deni from her hand The woman, overwhelmed by such conttee.iioD protested. "Troppo onore aignore Nonsense'" said th post. ' Too ar alaays helping m wont you allow al-low me for one to help jrou" Still th a Oman restated, saytn "II la no' for soih a you. Ob slinor This was more than he could bear A are all mad of the saute clay Gluaeppana-' and gaining bis point-tor point-tor who could withstand his will" he held 00- hai die of th basket until th r.hd the palaca door This same worthy woman la fond of relating a story of her master which Illustrates another side of hi character charac-ter He had paid her weekly vcount and ther remained on centesimo as change The woman showed the little ; com. saying shyly ' I cannot offer this 1 trill to th slgnore -Yes. my good Qiumppna he said taking It from her hand -it Is on thing to be lust and another to be generous you do right 10 return It tc Be And not lone after this ' continues the woman he made m such a gran present" Mr Branson s Pcwtrramuus Article In th February Century So Animals Thine A ialtors o my laboratory who raw a kitten whkh was put into a number of boxes on after another and which would Immadlately pull the string or push the be 1 cr depress th thumb-latch thumb-latch a the case might require wer prone u ask how I had taught th animals an-imals so much ami to martel at the power lhe displayed writes Prof Ed ward L. Tno'ndlke of C ilumbta university uni-versity In ih International Monthly for Februsr) Bui I had done nothing save furnish situations suitable to call forth varied acts and a reward In the ehapo of food for oe of the Nor had any menlnl power been required on th part of the an.mals sac the mere presence of selection and association associa-tion b resultant pleasure No dog or cat eves' showed any lams r deliberate th nklng or any action on the b sla f some conclusion formed from th data at hand EAen after they had ha a rel deal or experience expe-rience with boxes and door they old not, whan put Into a new box look ll over apply precious knowledge and then a'l Much lea did they think it over In all cases they seemed simply o feel certain 'rapulses und to act on them Their learning meant only a change in th number and relailv intensity in-tensity of th Impulses the useful on superseding all th rest Cuba's Ptrst President. Thomas Estrada Palms is W years of age His father was a wealthy planter . in the easternmost procln e of Pubs, I and the son was well educated In Cuba and in Attain an' became a lawyer, with u clew not so much to the proc-I proc-I lie of hl profession as to the better I management of the affairs or u la je estate es-tate His patriotic anialhles led him lu nctli sere Ice In the ten aars strug gle for Independence shlch bogan In iMi und ended In If and early Tn that period he beiam t tirnernl Itt the lit Mlrent r tv T ai I th e 1 f t , I'lelieii iff' rul biiuu 1 1 a 1 lit n n it I- ! " at I I - , ! , t re taKn t)IT n I t 1 t k r h ' rf ted n n.r a eglan - vlln-se1 In conqueni the confiscation of his eriatcf ar" r--tlme after the Anal termination of tost to-st niggle regained Ms personal liberty at the lows, however of hi Cuban prop-trt prop-trt and home v. hen he goes to Cubs two or three months hence to anume th- duties and high honors of the Pre Idency a will be after an absence of 'wenty four years After hi release at the end of 'he Ten Tears war Palma traveled In Spanish American countries, and set tied in Honduras, where he married 'he daughter of the President of that re- Sttbllc and became Postmaster-Oenetsl uhsenuently be came with his wife snd one utile child to Vew Tork and ssw an opportunity to establish a school for youn people from the Bpanjen. American countries. HI Innltue was located tn ihe little own of Central al-'ey al-'ey In Orange wunty N Y som forty miles from th metropolis. He has now Head In Central alley for eigh'een years, snd his six children, ov of whom were born thr have keewn no otrr horn Ret ww of Review for Fb ruary OW ilaa Was ta at Hnd Oor Shaw of Iowa, the recent ly appointed Secretary of the Treasury tells this story of a personal expert ence while trying s rase In an lews court A boy about 14 year old had been put 09 the stand and the oppo tog rosnsel was examining him Af ter the usual preliminary questlor a to th witness age residenc snd the like he then proceeded Hav you any occupation'" "No. Doot you do any work of acy kind -No. "Just loaf around honMr "That about all. What dos your father dor Nothln much Doesn t be do any thins; to support lie family r He does odd )ob one In a whist when he can get them." As a matter of fact. Isn't your father a pretty worthless fellow, a dead beat and a loafer'" I don t know sir You d better ask him. He stttln over ther on the iury New Tork Times. Th Troubles of the Rleh. The Brat point In the condition of the Idle rich which takes the eye of the student Is that they are th victim of circumstance Like Ih idle poor the Idle rich suffer because there Is noth ing for them 10 do but the greater bardsMp of the Idle tlh lies In the fsct that they do not seem to lit an) thing dome philosophers have sup posed that their leisure qua'IAed them to take charge of the politic si and eco-nomi eco-nomi al affairs of people who wer at work and there has been s good deal of polite regret amons: us that up to the present time there' has been no m re seal tn the people at work than there has been an apparent purpos of Pro. ldence to Urn our lelsur class to account In this way V- hsc seen that under other systems they are turned to account In this way but their conduct of public business under the systems has not convinced u It seems to have been mainly In their own Interest wsth few escape from the iclous circle which forms the log-I log-I of their Itces It seem to hale tended always to the perpetuation of that leisure class which It was phi I osophlxed. their public employment would practlcahy rut an end to D Howell In Harpers Masaline for February Tht Triumph af Forgotten Tnlngs There t a plt In forgotten thing Ksauaned the heart they can no longer Sine restless Fancy spreadlns swallow Wings . Must seek new pleasure still' Ther I a patteace too. In things forgot They wait they Sad th portal frne unused tnd knjcktng there It shall refuse them not Nor aught shall bo refused' Ah. yes though we. unhosdlsc yaaxi on years In sll-o ptedge pnd the heart a estate They bt je some blessed moment of quick I re-Some re-Some moment without date -Edith M homes In Harper's for Fbruar Mrs Martin's Opportunl'y Mr Martin waa talking at the dlnnr table In his usual clecer manner about the Inconsistency of women These young ladles who protest that they are nc-r going to get married he broke out Everybody knows that they will belie their own words at the very "ret opportunity He paused and evidently hoped that Mrs. Martin would com to the rescue of her sex but that discreet woman bell her tongu. I Wh) Mary be continued. ou re-I re-I ikmber how It was with yourself I 1 have h.srd ou say more than once that you wouldn t marry the best man alive I Well I dldnt," said Mrs. Martin. Tit Bits Whan Gtiipi Was Lueky. Th tat Francesco Criepl the great Italian statesmen, once escsped arrest as a revolutionist because he did not have a sou wherewith to buy a candle Th story t told in i-ourrier de i.tatl Inls (New York) On January 14 1M Francesco Crls- pl the recently deceased Italian states-, states-, man then a political refugee In Parts I received from an Ital'an frl nd con , nested with Ih Pari opera two gallery ticket for th performance of ilrct eienlng which the Emperor and Em press wr xictec! to attend Crlsrl , and his wife were on th point of stsn-i stsn-i In for the theater when the Utter ex claimed Francesco, where shall w e I get a candle-" They were In such destl-I destl-I tution that they had neither can its nor matches nor yt the w herewltbal t j buy them Oolng to the opera would Itncolc groping for their room 11 mil night and go(rg to bed In total dark-nesa. dark-nesa. Too proud to confss their con t dltion and to borrow a few sous, they 1 levreitiilly denied themselv the prom 1 ised treat remained In their room and retired before the twilight fa led V th fol owing mcrnlnK they leartred of Oram! s attack on the Em peror th pollc raids snd th a-rt of all Italian revolutionists found in or near th theater If L rtspl had been In the house he would certainly have been among the first arrested for he waa known a an ardent disciple or Maul il The possesion of a tallow candle snd a match might have altered completely com-pletely not onl his own destinv but also thst of Italy -Translation mad for th Literary Digest Secretary Shaw's Orator? Lei u seek the source of this man s power ocer audiences. The time is paat when one n ust aoologlse for the appliiatlon of the term orator to the man who can compel audiences to re i" ce sad retain his message Leslie M Shaw hss none of the graces taught In the chooU f oratory In persorat appearan-e he la stoop shouldered his head not large hut well shaped is out of line wltl his bod) his large hands sre usually rlasped behind him until he reaches the point of argument when hia index linger gets In Its work h,s long arms describe no graceful curve but at Irregular Interests one it them will shoot out with iremen dous force from lhind hia back Ills altitudes are anything but statuesque hll tr Is getting aciualnied wlih Ills audience Ilk Zekle courtln he stands a sp II n on foot fust th la a - 1 n t olher I w 1 m l hn v rx ' i I it j t 1.1 u whether he ti ds or sar. r- t he next da n ar rea . to swear he soared ill voice I clear ari .sonant and it times strong charged w th dec-trl dec-trl it) H Ms the Lincoln gift rather than tr- l.e ett style of oratory His si is lear as plain Anglo Saxon oid. can made It Hl sources of lllustra 1 ar Inexhaustible and are drawn fr m Us own wide and varied experience H s humor is infectious In this held h Is a larg Dorrowr bur l 1-iier 1 add! the Lincoln touch which mak's the borrowed story his own HI appeals are startllngly dlre-t and hae never yet failed to oke atnustastic response Johnson Rrtgham In th Review of Reviews The Telephone at Sa. I Unique methods of telephony ar worklns; wonder in the field of marine sigtwllnc and when this phase of the new achievement has bee-i fully de-I de-I v eloped It I believed that the danger I of collision and other disasters at see. will be materutly lessened One of the most importsnt of thee systems of tele-rhone tele-rhone signals tor "hip. was Invented ) the Iste Dr Cray By this plan the ater of a lake ocean, or rlcer Is made 1 1 act as the m-dlum for conveying I jnds as for Instnnce the strokes of a bell tolled below th surface of the water The sounds thus transmlttd ire heard distinctly at great distances b means of exceptional) neltlte tele-1 tele-1 phonic receiver designed especlall) for I "jen .r Ice Inasmuch as any numbr I "' different signal, may b arranged by I the Introduction of various comblna-1 comblna-1 one of siroks gleen In quick suryes- on or at long Intervals It will b sen trat the posslbllitle of the s)Metn for signaling purfloses are virtual) limit's limit-'s The practiial application of this rcentlon has alread) been carried so far that ships have been fitted with apparatus ap-paratus which '-auses gengs to ring au-1 au-1 maUcally when the vessel comes within hall of on of the submerge! blls Waldon Fa wee u in Harper's for Februar' A Winter Horn, A winter morn Th snow lies while Earths ferment woven In th night. bove the purpl wooded hi Is The un steals up and softlj spills A own tfce vale his golden light Like phantoms of the azure h!iht Frail cloud forms In their filmy eight Seem gating on the grsc that Alls V winter mom Athwart the Ian In vesture br'ght The river seeks Its course to write. Hushed are th brooks whore vernal trills i-hsll wake the golden daffodils To happy fields that now Invite A winter morn Miss Vvatsrman In the Natonal Maga-ain. President and th Bough Rider. nator Bard of California who has the highest appreciation of the dignity of the body to which he belongs sat In his seat for an hour this morning and melltated on whether it Is really worth while This morning he look a constituent constitu-ent to the White House As th President Pres-ident cam ro them Senator Bard sail Mr President I want to Introduce a comrade to )OU a rough iider who strayed to California after the w ar Mr James VI by hllo Jim'" brok in the Pres-ldnt Pres-ldnt By Godfrey! 1m glad to see y u He gave th rough rider a resounding resound-ing slip on the bdek and went on I want to see a lot of vou come to lun heon. Bring Bard with )ou Washington Dispatch to the New lori; World Science Aided Gsrsb'ers In recent raids mode bv the police of New lork city on, gambling quarters ntneate electrical apftaiaius for warning warn-ing the proprietors and patrons in case of an Interruption .have been found In som cas s) items of electric wires were Installed as Impassable as a Spanish trocha tn Cuba Pu.h buttons were arranged at a number or different differ-ent points In the entries for the purpose pur-pose of gtclng Instant warning Wires were connected with a mechanism for shutting off th gas by means of which the lights could be extinguished Instantly In-stantly In case of th appearance of officers Baltimore jjun. 'Senator Kean and the Walter. nator Kean of New Jerte) who is something of an epicure had an amusing amus-ing experience the other da) in a res- I taurant, a) th Washington Post He 1 wanted some outers but he wanted them cooked In a certain a Now said he to the waiter ' I want I ou to listen carefully to what I am going to say I want )ou to go to the chef and tell him to put a doten o)sters on a napkin to dr) Then he Is to take some cream and when the crmm has begun to boll he Is to put the oxters In the liquid letting them remain there until the edges of each oyster b-slns to curt Then I want the o)sters taken out and srved upon a napkin, litre Is a dollar for )ou and a dollar for th chef to fix me those oysters In Just the Ml I want thm Th waiter, who had apparently lis-tenel lis-tenel ver) lnt itly to the Senator's elaborate directions took the money and walked back to the kitchen. One stew," was all he said In a loud voice A Oood Quesser. An elderly woman with an impedl-1 impedl-1 ment in hr speech had troubles of her I own at the corner of Twelfth and Wal-1 Wal-1 nut streets )esterday afternoon As I each car came out W alnut street sh I would stop it and say 1- the conductor Du1 dud-dud does this kuk kuk- ' car g-ug gug go' .t this Juncture , an sometimes befort the conductor would Impatlentl) exclaim No tait the next car Then he would pull the strap anl the car would go ahad leav- ' Ing the woman at the crosslnr There i ate iv different lines passing out Wal. I nut street at this point and If the woman wom-an could read the signs she disregarded ' them Finally a conductor more considerate con-siderate than the others.vhelped her aboard and allowed her to expain afterward aft-erward After three blocks had been I traversed he found that she wanted to I go to Dsrb) and his was a Da-bj ear W hen she learned this she beamed her Joy uh yuh-young man sre said vuh yuh )OU re a ug gug good gug. gug gug-gueeser Philadelphia Rec- How Do Marconi Signals Corner Hi w did Marconi s signals come I across from Cornwall to the New fMindland shores There Is a curving I hill of water and earth crust 110 miles high in between Bid the electric I wave go over the hill or through it or how That Is the puzile the elec- I tiical world Is bothering over at the moment, bome German experiments I seem 10 Indicate thst the waves are absorbed by water as they are by metals met-als Professor Flem rg of London who has done an elaborate work on the scientlAo side of the subject puis the matter a Itllle different!) HI results wojld make water opaque to thes electrical wave as II Is In large quan-tit) quan-tit) to light Kither wa) It seems as if the signals didn t come straight through They went round the hill In this case the) must somehow hare followed the eur Ing earth But how' Th a rptd Idea Is that th vlbra lions Marconi use are Just long In Islrle llgn vacs And light g--s straight Prof Fleming thinks the avs might bend or It may b j th upper air being hlghl) rarrried is I alo opaqu to them like water This would form a shell around 'he earth In which th signals might travel an-vvher an-vvher Would the) gj clear round And if thy did would they stop when they got back to where they started, or keep going round and round' hvl-lentl) hvl-lentl) until the) hai been absorbed bv substac s like the metals. But 41 he oin a of th vvavej then' Do thf y set up u current cf ordinary eltc- trtrity' If that be true thn thy oou d transm t power There was a Kansas professor named Blnke who had this Idea, some )ear ago H was quite sure the falls of th Nile could be made to turn corn-grinders and run mowing machines out on hi. native plains This matter of longdistance long-distance transmission Is the great electrics elec-trics problm of the day and It ma) be the Hertz waves will bring the to lutlon. If tre should coal mines could shut up shop Here is a wide feld and Inasmuch as about evry nation na-tion In Ejrop has been ahead ' us In perfecting th wireless telgraph this is a chance to even up Harpers Weekly What a Woman Photographer Stes A woman photographer who gives as much thought to each portrait she 1 makes as any portrait painter sa)s she has a peculiar feeling In perlng through the camera of looking Into th souls of the slttrs om reople are able tn stanl this and she likes thm btter aftr the) have ben put to the tst wH.g others h dos not Ilk ss well She ses what the untouched photograph often reveals the tru character char-acter of the sitter urooftered by color and with all th lines exaggerated Th portrait rlntd frequent!) reveals characteristics In a portrait which th world has nver suspected In the subject. sub-ject. New Tork Tirrs Woman and the Bachelor At Ust ther are more bachelor) than spinsters In this countr) The femlnlnet portion of our communities will be much Interested In this fact wMch has resulted from the census of lfa Now It has alwa been popularly popu-larly supposed that the spinters predominated pre-dominated and this current belief has ben as a thorn In the side of woman tor the mere xlstence of a bachelor re. quires for the Intelligent curloslt) of thi gntler sx ar. explanation Without With-out the explanation, he Is In himself as It wer an eloquent reflection upon th charm of womankind and very w-oiwn In her own person resents a slight to the trterr-ood Now that th I census has cleared th question of I i! statlsti s and the residual fact j remains that tr bachelors predominate predomi-nate It bocorres Incurrbent upon us to Inquire wh) this Is so And the Inquiry In-quiry having scarcely proceeded be-ond be-ond the first statement of the case we find as ever that w-oman ! the gul t) part) For with the known In-cwequence In-cwequence of the sx It Is she who Is conclousl) and voluntarily responsible responsi-ble for the predominance of th un-marrleJ un-marrleJ man W e learn that the fash-lonablcmatron fash-lonablcmatron deliberately nukes him her pt that she has so s) stematlcalt) ' prformed this rite over him that hi 1 speles has been separated Into kinds of vvhl h th corner man th dan-- l Ing roan'' th dlnrr man,' etc are the best known and most carefull) cultivated varieties So hlghl) consll-ered consll-ered and ru actlvel) In demand so dlnd and w!nd and thfs popular unmarried men that their personal expenses ex-penses are reduced to a minimum and the) become amons men even as th lilies of tht field. The) ar to to Fpak, th supernumeraries In the taiu of life, to be engaged as occasion occa-sion requires And womin. dear delightful de-lightful Impetuous, gnerous but unreflecting unre-flecting woman Is the stage-manager who Is hoi" b) her own petard Whit therefore the census of 19M posses-M for woman as we hav Intimated unusual un-usual Intere.t It Is a!o replete with threatening possibilities, which must give her pause Harper Weekly. Rich Gifts that Embarrassed The fiimlest thing I ever rard of has happened In a famtl) of moderate mem., but whose daughter Is a )oung person of vaultlisg ambition Ihe was engaged lo a er) nice oung man who was equally Impecunious, and they would often bewail their lot at not being able to be married and receive re-ceive a quantlt) of numerous and costly" presents The time arrived however not ver long ago when th wedding came off and to this young lady's astonishment, her friends sent bridal gifts that la narre at least, equaled mllllonalredorn. There was a yacht ard a houw. an automobile which Is one of the "new offerings In smart soclet) a chest of silver and last but not least a diamond dia-mond tiara. But alas all these coveted cov-eted objects wer tO)S With them however had been forvarded man) a prett) and useful souverlr so the brld do not quite know whether to laugh or cry at her wishes having ben gratified grati-fied at tli expense of her sense of humor hu-mor The practical Joke at an) rate mad much fun and to m) mind Is a good satire on the opulent displa)s at fashionable weddings Boston Herald Cabinet Positions Expensive, A mmber of the Cabinet to entertain enter-tain largel) should have such a house as usuall) rents at from JiO-i to 112 c a )ir i-ersiior Depew pajs llc0 a rrfonth for his house On the other side fcecretary Wilson who Is a comparative!) com-parative!) poor man. lives In a house that rents for not more than 15 a month Paymaster General fcmlth spent his entire salar) of Iv.v) a )ear, and waa compelled to write magazlre articles and to add to his Income tn ott-r w-a) to maintain his establlsh-meit establlsh-meit He flnall) wearied of the struggle strug-gle and took apartments at a hotel Eaih Cabinet Minister Is expected once a jear to entertain th President and his associates at dinner Be)ond this he can cut out dinner riving The Secretar) of Slate In addlllou must give a breakfast once a )ear to th diplomatic corps Secretary Da) resigned re-signed because he could not arord to folKin the social pac Carnages and hor- s are furru.hei b) the Government to Cabinet mm bers VII other expenses the) must pa) themselves A member o' tht 1 ah Inet malntilnlng his own house would have to expend at least SIS 000 a )-ar or near!) double his salary to kep up even ordinary arpearances Atlorno-General Knox upon taking up his residence In Washington began b) purchasing a houv costing tltOftO and bringing wlih him a team of horses that cost II2-y His expenses wll be vastly In exess of llSt) a year James ? Ctarkson, when he became First Assistant Pastmater-Ger.ral rntd a house at IW0 a )ear His salar) was liflOl Mr Clsrkson laugh-Inst) laugh-Inst) said to bis wife What shall we do with the remainder of my salary" Rent a telephone ' was the reply New lork World ililltla Force of ths United States From th provisions of the Constitution Constitu-tion urges Mr J D W helplt) In an article entitled Th MUltta, rorce of the I cited htatte" In th Februar) number of tl- North American Re-view Re-view it ts evident thil the founders of the Government Intended that the home defens of the countr) should be organized and controlled by Congress Con-gress This dji) how exer Con.-re has rever performed th militia being organized and malntalnd by the i-taies with results that leave much to be desired Mr W helpley advocates the putting on the Federal Government of the entire burden of the expense of the state troop and their training maintaining that Under this plan unl formlt) of discipline would be secured and extensive plana could be made for the training of the troops n divisions as well as by regiment and brigades There would be distinct advantage of other kinds In suth an arrangement Index such a Ian preparation could be mad for war In time of pea. e, not only In the direction of fitting fit-ting men for the service but In securing secur-ing uniform equipment and supplies In sufficient quartlt) to be available upon short notice The effect wculd not be to create a great army subject to direct di-rect Federal and posslbl) political control con-trol as Is reared b some, but It would limply make the present militia force more effective and valuable, not only to the counttr hut to the Individual citizen The limitations of the Constitution Con-stitution eFectuall) safeguard th use of this force and as the basts of all military ter Ice In the fnlted States Is the volun.eiing of the Individual the people as represented by Congress would forever Jealously resnl any encroachment en-croachment upon- this Idea For over on hundred years Congress ha hell the power to nationalize and support th mllltla forces, but has failed to x-ercl x-ercl this powr except b) making a trifling appropriation during lb past three or four )ears The DlScultv. Bertha On general principles I don t believe in fibbm? about ons a?, but there are times when one hardly knows what to do rMlth As for Instance Bertha Its m) blrthda) tomorrow, anl I-red has threatened to give me a kiss for every year that I am old Edith And what are you going to do? Bertha That Just what bothers m If I tell htm I am older than I am It may get cut and it will have to stand for o J, course m) friends would never permit me to drop of a )ear under an) circumstance on the other hand If I take of a year or two then Fred won t Tou can se the difficulty our- self Bostoi. Transcrlrt Where the "Cartwheel ' Isn't Wei-come Wei-come The other day a man landed In New ork fresh from Pittsburg with a silver sil-ver dollar He went to the Astor house for lunch and tenderel It with his chck The cashier fingered the coin soundd on the counter weighed It In th palm of his hanl looked very dubious and pushed It back -'or-r) sir he sail but the manager kicks Going up Broadway the same man got an apptlt for a smoke and In all Innocence handed out the coin again The cigar man looked at It sua-piclousl) sua-piclousl) dropped It on the tlld floor dellberatel) and was about to give It the acid test when the Plttsburger Inclined In-clined to be facetious ob.erved Thats all tight old man I made it m)self " ou did eh Well thru s Just what I thought and It don t go here " The sll-ver sll-ver dollar was taken around the corner and given a careful going over It was O K of course Its owner addressing ad-dressing himself said he would Ilk to know what he was getting Farther up Broadua) at Tuent) -third street, after af-ter unraveling himself oul of the maze of cabs trucks street cars automobiles automo-biles ard policemen and driven to drink In the Fifth Avenue hotel cafe, the same man laid the same dollar down once mor No offense sir," said the cashier but haven t )ou an) change He threw down a dim and a nickel and made a wild lap for th stret. to find a blind or crippled mendicant. men-dicant. Dont bring sliver dollars Into Nev lork. Thy are too apt to elct )Ou to Belle vue especlall) If )our patience pa-tience easll) gets off the trolle) Sew York Letter In Pittsburg Dispatch. A Warning to Mothers Mothers In teaching their little ons how to walk do not stop to think how the bones grow The bones In a bab) s lgs are soft half cartilaginous and very casll) bent out of their proper shape Care should be taken not to allow a child to walk too soon and above al! not to keep him on his feet for too long a time or when he Is at all tired When he Is ready he will tr) of his own accord and he gener-all gener-all knows what he Is about Urging a child to walk prematurel) Is productive of lasting Injur) as bow legs are onl) too easily formed Let a child creep as long as It wants to Give him plenty of room to kick around In, and he will lie strengthnlng his muscles mus-cles and getting ready for work Suppose Sup-pose he Is backward about walking what difference does It make A child who follows his own Ideas In learning to walk will succeed much better, and learn self-reliance at the same time The same rule holds good In regard to sitting up If he ts forced to sit up too soon It will have a tendency to weaken his back and Interfere with his growth Other children should be taught to sit erect W hen tired Insist upon a child l)lng down Instead of sliding down In the chair until he Is literally sitting on the end of hs spine uch a habit Is easily formd and hard to corrct resulting re-sulting In a poor carriage, bad form anl narrow chest If )ou observe such a hlld you will find he suffers from dizziness and headaches head-aches as the curved form of the spine j results In a pulling of the muscls at th back of the neck and the dlflculty Is certain to be removed If the child Is taught to sit properl) United Mates Health Report. The Youag Man With Nothing but Brains Who will furnish the Ideas for this rew ind vast twentieth centur) s)Stem of publlclt) surely here Is the golden harvest for the oung man with nothing noth-ing but brains Here Is a Sell for any or with original Ideas It Is no place for a mere cop) 1st, a mere thinner of thoughts that were thought by others long ago No compiler collator or pur-ve)or pur-ve)or of other peoples Ideas can par-tlrlpat par-tlrlpat In this contest The comp-ti-tlon is ken and strenuous The producer pro-ducer who Is investing a million In advertising ad-vertising will scert a mildewed Idea f.,in aJart H ' have none of It What he bu must drop clean milled new and bright from th mint of genius It must have the ring of the pure metal, with no dull thud busl-ness busl-ness about It A man night make the nn-et soap and the best starch on arth but If the people are not will. Ing to be soaped or starched with that particular starch, what profit Is there In It 10 the producer , It s true that the profession of ad-vertlslng ad-vertlslng has alna)s ergaged the tal- I ent and energ) of som of the brlght-st brlght-st mines In the land but the work of I th past-masters In puhllcit) will seem small and commonplace compare! with what will be demanded b) the era of industrial combination and trade expansion ex-pansion upon which we are now entering enter-ing Thousands of good things are slumbering In the intellects of men-mechanical men-mechanical inventions chemical compounds com-pounds toys for children foods for Invalids In-valids remedies for disease appll ances for contributing; to the luxuries and comforts of life Who Is the al-cnfJm."t-iht tan '"mute them Into gold The man who can merely writ a good magazine or newspaper advertisement adver-tisement will not answer the purpose It calls for u genius wh can originate and work out the enr e publlclt) scheme Humanlt) will wear more shoes and farmers will us more wagons In 19 than ever before In the hlstor) of the race but the mar who has a million Invested In the manufacture of shoes or wagons can do little In the coming years without the genius of publlclt) He must call to his aid the m-n of Ideas men woh a- master, of the art of presenting forcefully and efectlve I 1) to ,e million cf consumers the merits of a particular commodity The genius of the artist the printer th photographer and the writer will be laid under tribute to this twentieth-centur) twentieth-centur) profession of publicity Tru-man Tru-man A De Wes In the Irebruary Forum. 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