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filENTAI • LACES! NARCOTIC. 1in ^ tonavenue ' The room is in the third '.?favy of a tumble-down tenement. Low TOBK DEVOTED SMOKERS. *' that is not so Haupfnl &u ftm,*Altlioug]i theSurroandin^M {Equally as Demoralizing* : -e is not much hasheesh imported V, not more than $5,000 worth a '.. ten times the quantity is con- a Custom House broker asserted, does it go to? I can't say of my wledge, but there is always a nmnd for it. I hare passed it he customs for doctors, actors, , and even ladies. In point ty I think the Eastern races ie more largely. That is, they lid Nowadays it is pretty even . been selling hasheesh for more 'ears now,\ a Bowery druggist Then I began I sold about two jttth; I now sell a hundred. I ^orts of customers, Chinamen, |rench, Italians, and Americans, ^leldom call for it. One of my ers is a well-known actress; ly buys two pots a month, does it look like\? Here's some n stuff,\ displaying a small china ih ontained a blackish-brown 4?iiUe> \This is worth a dollar a pot. £0 is first-class,\ showing a pot of gnish-brown resin, with a slight half- /pleasant odor, and of about the consist- /ency of opium. This is worth $3 a pot, and is five times as strong as the\>ther.\ ceiling, dirty floor and walls, windows covered and plastered over with wrapping paper and rags, greasy bunks and grimy Chinese couches, a foul atmosphere, and all the other indications of Chinese vice and squalor were there. The room, not larger than 20x25, contained thirty-one inmates. Seven were Mongols, eight women, and the rest a variegated assort- ment of loafers, tramps and drunkards. As the reporter entered a haschaschin was received from the proprietor, his ration of the drug. It was the cheap kind shown by the druggist and was as large as a hickory nut.— New York Sun. The Kitchen of the Past. In very old times the kitchen was a rudely constructed affair. The Gauls and Germans built their kitchen near the house, never within it, just as in India to-day the kitchen is a separate build- ing, under charge of the butler. All old Norman castles included a round build- ing, completely roofed in, which was the kitchen, and which we find upon the same plan in all old monasteries. The form of this kitchen was at first merely that of a round mound, having no win- dows and being entirely dependent for light upon the wood fire\ but it had, even in the earliest times, chimneys or aper- tures for the escape of smoke, often as many as five or six. As time went on these kitchens grew in importance, and were often marvels of architecture fin- ished off with windows and doors, every possible facility being sought for letting in fresh air and sunshine. At first the fire was built in the corner of the room, but soon it became the central point, the ' How is hasheesh used? V \The same as opium. Some smoke it, others eat it in small pills, while others dissolve it in strono- wine and drink it ! smoke ascending to the roof in circles like a punch. The use of it in liquid i and thence finding an outlet through the form is, however, very rare. Orientals inaQ Y chimneys. Then came the intro- prefer smoking it, while the Western duction of tables for the reception of users of the drug take it solid. Hasheesh ! ioo &> stools and other furniture. The is gathered from the Indian hemp, and it ™de spit, let down from the ceiling, was contains almost always a very small per-, turned by a boy, and the cook sat in dig- centage of cannabin, the alkaloid of the ! nit ? watching the proceedings. Soon plant I don't believe that cannabin is ! the chimney was builtover the hearth, and the sole essential principle of hasheesh. j then the mantelpiece appeared. In an It acts similarly, but it has unpleasant old cook book of the sixteenth century consequences, which hasheesh never has. ther ? ™ a wo °d cut representing an It is used a good deal by some as a sub- ! Italian kitchen interior. A four-legged stitute. Here is a prescription which I I brazier sta nds in the center of the apart- have filled a dozen times in the past three m , e nt and near it bend two men cooks, SELECT SIFTINGS. The ancient Egyptian name for the cat was \maow.\ The greatest known depth of the At- lantic ocean is five miles. The ancient Britons used to inflict death by drowning in a quagmire. Near Salt Lake lias been discovered a limestone that produces a flash of light— blue light—with every stroke of the ham- mer. It is called hell-fire rock. Ewing Isbell, of Warren county, Ken- tucky, was born on Washington's birth- day, his wife was born on the Fourth oi July, and their only child was born on Christmas. '. In Gautemala one species of pine tree is grown with needles'fifteen inches long, and another that furnishes fat pine foi the candles of half the republic. Trees eight feet in diameter are not uncommon. The battering-ram, with other military implements, is said to have been invented by Artemon, a Lacadaemonian, and em- ployed by Pericles, about 441 B. C. Sii Christopher Wren used a battering-ram in demolishing the walls of old St. Paul's Cathedral, 1675. Deer'and moose antlers are just now very fashionable for decoration. Prop- erly Mounted they range in price at fash- ionable retail stores ail the way from $3 for a very small pair of deer horns, to $40 for a magnificent set of moose antlers. Mounted head and all the latter will cost about $75. Among the records of the town of Wor- cester, Mass., is an account of a six-year- old boy who in 1779 had his ear bitten of! by a horse. The manner in which the injury was received was carefully re- corded by the selectmen, so that the loss of the ear should not be prejudiced to the boy when he grew to man's estate. The introduction of the modern slang word *'dandy,\ as applied, half in admir- ation and half in derision, to a fop, dates from 1816. John Bee (\S^ang Diction- ary\ 1823) says that Lord Petersham wa9 the founder of the sect, and gives the peculiarities as \French gait, lispings, wrinkled foreheads, killing king's Eng- lish, wearing immense plaited pantaloons, IN A SLAUGHTER'HOUSE. BOW] BBF XS PBEPAHED FOB MAR- KET IK raw YORK. months. The chief ingredient is canna- bis, and the purchaser is in reality no pa- while on- the floor squats a man blowing the bellows, and two lads, one on either tient, but only a confirmed hasheesh i «de of the fare, sit ont chairs, turning with eater, what's called in the East a has- lon S rods the iron bars on which birds lfllii i h are roasting. Above the stove is a strong chaschin. She is a lady living in the t neighborhood.\ \Are there any hasheesh houses here?\ \Only two that I know of—one in Lexington avenue kept by an American, j eratioifof kitchen9 in our own day and one in Pell street, kept by a China- j do not find yerv mucn m>Q n whi( £ t Q have are roasting Above the stove is a strong beam, from which depend bunches of vegetables, birds of various kinds, herbs, etc. A frying pan is ready to hand, and upon the gridiron two fish are laid for ki If d to id- cooking. If we come down t a consid - ^ ., .. ^ , ,^ , eration of kitchens in our ov and one m Pell street kept by a CMna- j do nQ t find much many Both do a good business, and they congratulate O u«elves. If enjo the advantage of being safe from the police, which the opium joints do not.\ . The reporter experienced no difficulty in entering both places referred to by the ^druggist. At the Lexington avenue house a colored waiter answered the bell and ushered the caller into a small but neat reception room. The proprietor, a tell, slender and emaciated man, was the manager of an opium den some years ago. He led the way to the second story, where the windows were thoroughly closed and the daylight excluded. Six small colored lamps diffused a faint light through a thick smoke that filled the two gained some knowledge or refinement in cooking (and that is an open question), we have gained nothing in the situation or appointments of our kitchens. In country homes we have the old-fashioned chimney, the wide hearth, the annoyance of dirt and soot, to counterbalance the fresh air and sunshine which gain an en- trancepwhile in cities we have the ad- vantages of improved stoves, of self-act- ing boilers, of pantries and closets, of steam heat and pneumatic tubes, with the decided disadvantage of darkness and foul air. Of course, there are ex- ceptional cases wher<9%he kitchen Is as pleasant as any room in the house, but in rooms. The carpets, walls, and furni- | * t citie a t £ ese except i O ns are rare in- ture were subdued, but warm and pleas- ; g ee d in the case o f those wise heads o f — *- color. Engravmgs and simple k establishments who have had the but pretty chromos, a few articles of bric- a-brac, and a bust or two gave the in- terior a cosey and attractive appearance. A dozen large easy chairs and fifteen low sense to run counter to public opinion, and have the kitchen at the top instead of the bottom of the hou'fee! In the land of elevators how easy this might be done, of the household. and roomy lounges were the chief articles j and how much it wou id conduce to the of furniture, easily accommodating the | twenty haschaschins present. Of these, six were women; all were well dressed and seemingly of good social position. Half were asleep, or dozing, a few were beginning to come under the influence, while the rest were beginning the dissi- while the e gg pation. The proprietor asked in what style the reporter would take the drug, and, on being appealed to, recommended the nargile. Bohemians in Literature. G. M. Grummond says in the St. Louis Magazine: Literature is rich with the work of Bohemians, some of whom are famous.. But it was not until literature became a profession that Bohemianism became a guild. Sir Richard Steele was a perfect specimen of the literary Bohemian. This turned out to be a simple modifi- Oliver Goldsmith was of the fair frater- •cation of the Turkish article. A hand- nity, but Samuel Johnson, Alexander some glass vase filled with water, a long light tube with an amber mouthpiece, and a brazier—a metalic cup of the size and shape of an egg —were furnished. In the interior of the brazier were two brass grates, and from the bottom ran a Pope and icy Joseph Addison, were de- cidedly not. They were literary, but had not the divine contempt ior the morrow that marks the Bohemian. Charles Lamb was perhaps not a Bo- hemian m the extreme meaning of the tube down into the water of the vase, word, but by all sympathy he was justly A piece of hasheesh as large as an acorn so. Then we have Alfred de Musset, was placed on the upper grate, and on it | Gerard de Nerval, Privat d' Anglemont, was laid a small mass of glowing char- Leopold Robert and Gavarni; Steele, •coal. The brazier was then closed with Fielding, Thackery and Ben Jonson— a perforated cap, and the reporter invited all, all were Bohemians. So was old to begin. The first inhalation filled the j Chaucer, also, and Marlowe, Suckling, U pp er p ar t of the nargile with a thick Herrick, Gay and the divine Shake- blue vapor; the second filled the mouth spcare. and lungs with a cool, aromatic smoke j Of the latter day Bohemians, there are tht iiB d hlf way between those whose history would fill volumes The Jewish TOetbod* of Killing: Cattle —Ererrtfe'nfr a*©tU a Slaughtered Anlntal Utilized l a Variouw Way*. New York, Brooklyn and Jersey City consume in round numbers 9,000 beeves every week, beside great numbers of calves^ sfieep and hogs. The supply comes mostly from Illinois and Kentucky, Chicago being the distributing point in the cattle trade of the West. Few State cattle Ire slaughtered here, says the New York Tribune. These beeves will average in price from $75 to $100 per head, fine Christmas animals ranging from $100 to $150. They will weigh from 800 to 1,- 500 pounds gross, and will generally net from sixty-four to sixty-eight per cent, of then* live weight. A bullock is useful from the tips of his horns to the end of his tail. No part of him is wasted, but all is put to some use and given a commercial value. Most of the slaughtering is done along the East river, between Forty-third and Forty- seventh streets, and it is interesting to observe the i s of an animal from the ,time it reaches the slaughter-house until it is ready for the cook. In the locality named the week's killing amounts to 6,- 000 head, beside about 15,000 calves and sheep. The slaughtering is done by the Jewish method—all the slaughterers are Jews, who follow the business for life, and who\ perform their duties under a special license from the synagogue. No Jew can kill without a license. The old Mosaic law is carried out to the letter, its principles being the avoidance of tor- ture and the freeing the carcass of all blood. The method is as follows: The animal is driven into a small pen or en- closure, into which opens a door from the gallows or windlass. A rope from the gallows is dexterously fastened about the left hind leg, above the hock-joint, and passed in front of the right leg. A turn of the windlass tightens the rope and draws the animal backward into the open door, -^gradually raising its hind feet from the ground, until in its strug- coat cut away, small waistcoat, cravat I g\ es to get its right foot over Hie rope, and chitterlings immense, hat small, hair \ ' ' ' A ' \ j - t -- 1Jt frizzled and protruding.\ The old Britons wore, according to Meyrick, shoes made of raw cowhide, with the hair turned outwards, and com- ing up to the ankles. They much re- sembled the brog, which is still used in remote parts of Ireland. In Roman times the chiefs and nobles of Britain adopted, in addition to the sandals, the costly side-laced shoes of their conquerors. The Anglo Saxon shoes were open at the instep, and secured by a thong. Princes and high ecclesiastical dignitaries wore them of gold stuff, with lattice-pattern embroidery and pointed toes. This fash- ion of pointed shoes lasted from the time of Rufus to that of Henry VII. A Man Wltlt a Purpose. When General Charles Gordon—' Chi- nese \ Gordon—was installed governor- general of the Soudan, whither he has now gone again to rescue the country from the False Propet, in 1877, he was expected to make a speech at the end of the imposing ceremony. He simplv said: \ With the beip of God I will hold the balance level.\ / This speech delighted the people more than if he had spoken for half an hour. Gordon kept his word. During the years that he governed in the Soudan,and kept his eye on Abyssinia, he \held the balance level\ so well that at the end of his administration he could sum up the results of his labors in this brief and j truthful sentence \ anything else. Bones and of al undergo a similar process. When they come from the boilers, where they require to be steamed for fourteen houTs and sowfc- times longer, they look like sand with a sprinkling of white gravel. The white gravel is bone, which may easily be crushed between the tnumb and fore- finger. - The whole mass is sent through crushers and screens, which reduce it to powder, when it is ready for market. •* A large number of women and children find support in peddling bones. They go about the streets and retail shops and gather them up and sell them to the fer- tilizer manufacturers. The Bed 6am Chewers of Anuam. The Annamese, about whom so much is being said nowadays, are not an at- tractive people, but they do not wear pigtails, and I can tolerate any other vice, writes a correspondent of the New Or- leans Tim?*-Democrat. They are much like the Chinese in appearance and in many of their habits, following the same religion and living in much the same way. The most striking thing about them is their chewing habit. Instead of chew- ing tobacco, the men and the women alike universally chew a quid about the size of a filbert, made up of Syri leaf, betel nut, gambier and chunam. This preparation is of a deep red color, and imparts an exceedingly nasty appearance to the teeth, lips and gums. The people seem never to have discovered that this disgusting juice does not contribute to their personal appearance. Some day the revelation will burst upon them with stunning effect. At least, I hope so. Judging from the reddened ground where Anamites have been expector- ating one would think that this is a col- only of consumptives. Like all the other Orientals, the Anamese wear their hair TH JE VOYAOBR. High o'er dark Eaxthj red in tt» mam* glow, Hangs a bright bubble, strangely pofged in air— . And now its silken balk with motion slow Through the broad west tin solemn night- winds bear. Hie dusk draws on. I strain nrjr <$ret to meet On purple skies that fragile ship afloat; Brief guestl that gliding steers, ghosOfeeand fleet, Fast the great mountain's upheaved rim re- mote. Who, silent, far, sails the high seas above! What lore seeks earth-born man in either vast! Unpiloted, through baseless night to rore With life upon the empty spaces castt Ah! vagrant sailor of the upper air, I, too, my little all have set adrift! We know our guest; but how our barks iball fare Who knows! or on what skies our moraine lift! « — Mr$. D. H. R. Goodale, in Good Cheer. HUMOR OF THE BAY. op-knot, panese in ,nd unable longer to resist the sideways pressure, it falls over on its leftside, its hind parts suspended in the air, and only its head and shoulders remaining on the floor. The butcher then comes with a murderous blade of the finest steel, two inches wide and two feet long, square pointed, and as sharp and keen as a razor. He grasps the now passive ani- malby the nose, and by a sudden move- ment turns the head over till the tips of both horns rest on the floor. The po- sition is such that the throat is stretched and the animal cannot turn back its k head. With a single stroke of the knife the head is nearly severed from the body. Another turn is given ig, but keep it bound up in a t ;rhaps I should except the Jaj this sweeping statement, for the revolu- tion in the matter of toilet which the last decade has wrought in Japan almost places the people there on a plane with Occidentals in this as well as many other respects. The appareling of the people is, in keeping with the climate, quite simple. The Anamese whom I have^een in full dress, wore cloths around their heads after a semi-turban fashion, and usually an elaborate high comb. These cloths were dyed some brilliant hue, usually blue or red, but I noticed in every casa that one corner was left un- stained by the dying liquid, so as to show to best advantage the original color-*nd the texture of the fabric. The shoes worn are heelless wooden affairs, that turn up in front and terminate in a long curved and pointed toe. The people are slender, have high cheek bones, homely features and are of a coppery color. The old proverb says that \ ill a cat.\ If that is corred kill The Bight to Commit Suicide In the ancient world it was held to be to the windlass and the dying animal : the rio . h t oi individuals, under certain hangs there till life is extinct and every , c i rcums tances, to kill themselves, if they drop of blood is drained from the body. ; could ren( ier their country thereby a ser- It is skinned in the usual way, and once , vic6 j or evea j t they w i s hed to rid them- more the Jewish slaughterer assumes con- 8e i ve s o f care i n this world. It was quite trol. Itishjsduty to \open\ the car- common) in Roman history, for generals cassand test its quality. When an aper- j to 8acr ifi ce themselves in order to win ture isnnade,iie inserts his hand and arm ; v i CtO fles or to-accomplish a great patri- to feel if the lungs, liver and heart are in j otic o r f am ii y cn a. The Stoics held their proper pli tiotu, The lun «bs, theliver ^ laces and in good condi- lungs may be grown to the that man was his own master, and if he wished \to shuffle off this mortal coil\ d the \aniSal i But th<3 the animal i tliete was no divine* Ja-wrtmd should De | no human enactment, to say him nay. ° f <?\™tianity taught a thi it Thi the aniSal i But th<3 adV<m t ° f <?\™tianity taught a the animal i new doctrine on this point. This was n seal upon; h iilbilit f h lif M did ^l ^ A P i new doctrine on a Cosh er\ and places, a leaden seal upon; the inviolability it; if otherwise, he calls it \Trafer j not belong to himself, butt to his Maker,, it goes into the sale as second or third j and kimng one » 8 se jfjf wa s as unjustifiable class. No strict Jew will buy beef that, a g slayin g a f e ii O w-man. But several p of human life. Man did mself, bu to his Maker jtifibl \I have cut off the slave-dealers in I ™ ° fl a n ^SJJ™ their strongholds, and have made the not s 0 P artlcular « people love me. ' In all Gordon's wonderful career there is nothing more striking than his deep and earnest piety. His religion is of the most practical kind. It has sustained him in diiticulties that would have appalled other men. When treachery has been all about him, when his own officers were has not the leaden seal on it, and he never eats the forequarters lest some blood may remain there. Gentiles are modern writers have advocated the old view. The most recent convert is the eccentric Elmira clergyman, the Rev. ! Thomas K. Beecher. Writing to a news- Wen the intestines are removed the \ paper, on this subject, he says \that when fat. lower joints and head are cut off and ; it is determined by an individual, with the carcass is sawed in half, down the j the approval of his friends, backbone, and hung in the salesroom, j that it is 'no longer worth while to These halves are then carefully trimmed, j drift about on this sinful planet, the coating of fat, called the \rail j he is then justified 'in sailing into the is stretched over as much as possible j hereafter by his own act.'\ It is a and held by wooden pins driven j question with some physicians, whether plotting against him, when he has been ' ^° tne \ e8 , a - The thm tissue of tle?h j i n some phases of human suffering, occa- left with but a handful of soldiers to ! over tii e ril?s t outside, is carved with j sioned by terrible and mortal diseases, it cope with immense armies as well dis- j farjc y % ures > leaves, flowers, or latticed, should not be permissable to deprive the • \e .- - i and the natural contraction, caused by j sufferer of life that is so intolerable to i h d Th ciplined as his own, h never faltered or feared what the result would be. Possessed of rare personal courage, he and the natu co, y j sufferer of life that is so inb cooling, eurls up the cut edges. The part I him. A German actress named Galhneyer f th het * oe ? t0 *}* TC ' tai i de fl? i h f cr th f sh< g, was in 6UCh from Ciincu r . v,*,^ .„„ p,,.,™^ wuias*, - o f t3 t .*?. } i fl? was in 6UC a « o ?f ; las always gone into the thickest of I The liea( i l s skinned and boned, the begged her physicians to relieve her of every fight, armed with nothing but a ! tongue is cut out and sold, and all the | life. But, of course, the doctors, while small cane, which his soldiers in China | flc8tt tnat ca Q be £ o t off i s used fo r sau \ j tnev sympathized with her, could not d to ll Gd' \i d f; sae Tne bony part goes into the man- comply with her wishes Death is no used t call Gordon's victory.\ in China | £ jyp , wand of; sa » e - Tne bony part goes into the man- ; comply with her wishes. Death is no y For six years after his great achieve- ments in China he was commanding- engineer for the construction of the de- ufacture of fertilizers, and is turned into ! great terror to some people. In China ground bone. The horns are converted : men have been known to offer them- into combs, umbrella-tips, horn jewelry, selves candidates for capita! punishment, whistles and toys. The \slug cr inner j as substitutes for noted criminals, for surface of the horn, is uged for making small sums of money, to add to the com glue and fertilizers. The feet are also forts iind pr used for making giuc and neats-foot oil. ; their familii Two for scent—The nostrils. A trim person—The milliner. Walking illustrates two solea with b^t a single trot.— New York News. k < The best hand to hold in the gamer of * life is that of your best girl.— Waterloo Observer. ^ * *j , Ella Wheeler asks: \Have you heard 1 of the Valley of Babyland?\ No, but we have heard *'from\\ it late at night.— Hartford Post. i A new book is entitled \What Can a Woman Do? An answer to the question can be found by asking most any bald* headed man. —Marathon Independent. A Queen City girl eating souse. Caught a glimpse of a beautiful mouse, When the note that she reached, As she stood up and screeched, Would have drawn a $10,000 house. Care will correct, a large consignment of care can find employment for some time in our back yard.— Der- rick. Young Man to Druggist—\Can yoa give me anything to remove superfluous hair?\ Druggist, (thoughtfully scratch- \ ing his bald head)—\Hem 1 why don't you get married?\— SomerviUe Journal* • \Is your wife acquainted with the dead languages?\ asked the professor oC aNew- man man. * 'Maybe she is,\ was the reply, \but the language she uses is entirely too warm to have been dead very long.\—* Milwaukee Sentinel. 1 ' What do you learn from the parable of the wise and foolish virgins?\ was asked in a Texas Sunday-school. \That we must watch every hour for the bride- groom,\ a blushing Galveston girl re- plied.— Galvetton News. ''Cooked potatoes,\ says the- American Farmer, \are eaten greedily by hog«k w Right you are. We have seen & hog at & hotel take the last one out of the dish be* fore any human being at the table had a. bite.— BwrUrqjion Hawkeye. - Elephant trainers say that animal ex- hibits great terror at the sight oi a mouse. This isn't the only respect in which, the animal resembles a woman. It can't go any distance without taking a trunk with it.—Philadelphia Chronicle. \You see this passage is marked %* n said the teacher: \ *f' means forte, and it means to smg it louder.\ \Forty means louder, does it ?\ asked the pupil. 1 'Yes.\ ' 'Then when its marked forty it should be sung like sixty.\— Derrick. \1 belong to one of the first families ot the city,\ said a boasting youth. *'Yea, n was the reply of his tailor. \Your family, I have been informed, is always the first in asking credit when a new storekeeper starts in your neighborhood.\— Chicago Sun. Some French scientist announces that a bee can pull thirty times as much as a horse in proportion to its size. A bee, no doubt, ca*n«pull a good deal when it feels like pulling, but it is probably more at home and less embarrassed when push- ing.— Philadelphia Call. _ The ladies who live on Capitol hill, Washington, have chosen Monday for re- ception day. It is not stated, but they probably do their washing oae day late: in the week. Some society ladies must resort to strange expedients to keep up appearances.— NorrUstown Herald. Aspiring Artist—I must say it is very inconsiderate of your father. (Sarcasti- cally) I suppose if I were a pork-packer irovide for the necessities of j like himself he would not object to our es. Death, in all nations, is | marriage. Dutiful Daughter—Very likely and lug , that iniBavor seemed half way between opium and Latakia tobacco. The smoke lasted about six minutes. The only sen- sation it produced was about the same as that an old smoker experiences -Hath a Reina Vic&ria—a feeling of mild satis- faction and content. There was none of the grotesque or beautiful visions that De Musset and Gautier have described. those whose history would fill volumes j and whose names are legion. Poor, dead~~ and gone, Harry Clapp, in his day was the '^King of Bohemians.\ He died in New York, when he was counted among the foremost journalists of his period. He handled one of the moat saucy and fearless pens of any of the old school of Bohemians that used to congregate at fences of the River Thames, at Graves- end. There his piety took the form of the most liberal charity and benevolence, i \•* . . , , > , - , i , « , - , • It is written of him that \his house was ' Every one knows what becomes of the often a relief to the suffering aud af- j not. He says he preier* good pork tu school, hospital and almshouse in turn.\ i bi(ie - The J)CSt o f tne k air » w M c n comes flk-ted. —DemoreiVs Monthly. bad pictures.— New York Life. • ' ' ' ' ~* \~ ^~ *\\'' \\ in \— f \ 11 - i Isn't it curious to think that the same citizen who may be heard on club nights 'olumesjjBoys without number were rescued from ir, deadfthe streets and the gutter, fed, cleaned, lay was ithd d itted til Gd clothed and instructed, until could get them employment. tanning process, is carefully I washed and dried\andi»4€fk and is sold j The Elephant Executioner. lanufactuftHnshodoty blankets. leaned, I Gordon • fo r tne m ng the numerous dignities con- th lht i th f Ej . rwj.™. . , The poorer quality of hair is worked into ferre( 1 UJ)ori tae elephant in the far Easj He called these boys his \kings.\ He ' mortar for brick-masons and plasterers. j s one which, although certainly an honor followed their wandering, and stuck pins ; Tae \switch\ or long tuft of hair at the f ew wou id b e inclined to covet, lias out- g, p in a map of the world that hung over his tl i t idit h th p g oe s , g mantel - piece, to indicate where they j mattresses. The heart and liver are were, and moved the pins from point to ' eaten by those who are fond of them. itt. Dil t he d f th T f it li g f ew wou i b e en( i oi tne tai l i s used fo r making hair ;-^ ve( j ot h e r and more creditable distinc Th h d li tions, surviving till within the memory o f manv m(ia now living:. Under the A second pipe produced a headache and j Pfaafs, on Broadway. Harry made j p O j n Daily, too, h prayed for these ) T . n c faC g 068 : int o oleomargarine or into nat j ve j, r inces of Hindustan criminals the scribe professed himself more than j Pfaaff wealthy, although he himself died j youngsters as they went over the world. ! oil » th* manufacture of which has grow\ ,.-..,. n.. -.-_ satisfied \ ! poor. Clapp used to lunch there, and \I like the business,\ the proprietor | one day the coffee and eggs so impressed said, as he handed the reporter the ! the famous Bohemian, that he theuand change for a bill ~and I like hasheesh. I there, wrote about a column putt of the j samma ry in his methods. He had great I d t a joint and for ei<?ht vears i caravansary, but, although a puff, it was *^«KI« ;«n *i,»e s™,rU«n *w«m <\*» ^.^o, chag e like hasheesh. I te, p I used to run a joint, and for ei<?ht vears i caravansary, but, although a puff, it was was an opium fiend mvself. I struck I in Clapp's best style, and lie could make hasheesh bv accident, like it, and soon | tne rankest kind of a puff so witty and found, to my surprise, that it be-an to j interesting, that i; wou d be acceptable give me a distaste P for opium To-day to any journal. Harry's dessertation on But Gordon is a soldier and devoted to ! to a wonderful extent, his profession. With all his piety and i Every drop of the blood is saved and love of man; he can be stern and even ! converted into fertilizers with the intes- • •• • - — - - tines and offal. Large factories are built trouble i th Souda fro the wizards i for the purpose, and at Forty-fourth Manv times he was in great peril from : stree t aud Ea « fc river » 1S oae establishment give me a distaste for opium. To-day I'd rather have one pipe of the former than three of the latter. You see, it's •cheaper, a little goes further, and theirs less trouble and no risk. Nearly all my old customers were formerly 'fiends;' now they never'hit the pipe.' My new cus- tomers have been brought here by the old ones, and they're just as inveterate. How many have I? About seventy—lawyers, politicians, actors, and nxe^about town. My lady customers vary\;' some are actte3ses~ and singers, and some are out- of-town folks, who run in now and then for a little excitement. Does hasheesh hurt a man ? I suppose it does if you use j too much of it. I use five pipes a day, and have been doing it for years, and I don't think it injures me. The man you saw in the back room is different. It's killing him. He tak^es ten and twelve pipes a day. It depends on the man altogether.\ The Pell street place is a vivid contrast to the luxurious establishment in Lex- coffee, and the articles that some of the other Bohemian journalists wrote, made Pfaff famous, and he became rich. And now nothing is too good for a genuine member of the guild there. The Reign of Three Sovereigns. Emperor Dom Pedro, of Brazil, has reigned longer than Emperor William, al- thougn he will be only fifty-nine years old in April. But he ascended the throne when he was six years old, while Emperor William did not get his crown until he was fifty-two. The good Dom Pedro has reiune4 fifty-three years, or longer than any other living sovereign. Queen Vic- toria will complete the forty-seventh year of her reign on June 20. y g p the natives, led by these religious fanatics. On one occasion he was left with but thirty men against a great horde of bar- barians. He determined to make a strategic soiiteneed to death were usually exe cuted by one of the rajah's elephants, which was specially trained for the pur- pose. The victim, bound hand and foot, was lai<3 at full length upon the ground, face upward, whil; the monster, at a ! signal from his driver, planted one of hi h f f he signal from his drier, plan which uses the blood and refuse from huge fore feet upon th prostrate man's 6000 beeves every week. The offal is bt d ith h ounded 6,000 beeves every week The offal is used fresh every day. It is not allowed \o lie over lonir enough to become tainted; thus the\ usual breast, and with one crunch pounded him into a shapeless mass. The beast's ! o'xidience was, as a rale, perfectly prompt : and effectual, but tradition records one i -a..,--- ---• t^\ daughter Stance in which the tragedy took a; he was not molested. Only \one old house are avoided. The blood is very unexpected turn, bearing out to 1 wizard stood on a rock \and grinned caught in barrels and hauled into this ; some extent the stories told of tho elc-| •and jeered and vaticinated\ as Gordon \ factory, where it is poured into a large plant's superior powers of memory and | was ffivinjr orders. Borrowing a rifle tank on the ground floor, from which it instinct. The enormous foot was just ! He determined to make a strategic ; move to the rear, and strangely enough ' fearful odors of h t ltd Ol ld house are avoided Congressman Kelley says that the amount of corn consumed for the manu- facture of glucose is e.qual to the amount used for the distillation of whiaky. and pointing it at the wizard, he fired. ! is paujpeu iiito immense vertical boilers \I don't think that's a healthy spot ' situated on the second floor, their lower from which to deliver an address, 11 he ! ends reaching down through the floor quietly remarked. The wizard hadTfallen i into the \drying\ room. When filled, dead. | these boilers are hermetically sealed and Like many other men who are guided ! subjected to a straining process under a ; - their acts by religious fervor and ! pressure of eighty pounds to'the square - - - - - -• >=--•»-• it requires but a few minutes t< \* blood, there being so much albu- their act by egous fervor and simple trust in God, Gordon regards him lf t f the dii ill, d self as an agent of th divine will and j he does not fear that any harm will come | to him until his work is done.— Youth's j Companion. | The United States raises double the number of sheep annually that it did twenty years ago. j ra i< ec \ to inflict the death, blow, when it j wa ^ suddenly withdrawn, and the ele- , phant, snorting excitedly, began to caress ; tae }a!ic n m An with his trunk. On in-! q U i rv it appeared that the latter had . once \ |, ee n tnc beast's favorite keeper, p gy p q ar ^ t ] iat it had recognized him just in' inch. It requires but a few minutes to . time Thc ra j an , -who hud witnessed the -cook\ blood, there being so much albu- whole s-ene. listened to the storv with men in it that it soon coagulates when g rea t interest, and ordering his attend- d. It is th d il th nt s t0 I0 ] e ase the prisoner, placed him f h lh c y g beliowing forth the bacchanalian ditty. \Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl,\ can softly croon his youngest to sleep with the seductive melody, \Hush My Babe. Lie Still ana Slumber {\—Burlington Fret Press. A young Alexandria miss Was asked by her beau for a kiss, Itenmrely contented She gweetly assented, And their lips looked exactly like this: oo — Washington Hatchet. But her pa interrupted the bliss. And said: \ Who's this young felier, missP And without more ado The young fellow flew, And his eyes looked exactly this: 00 —KtansvilU Argus. 'Way do-wn in despair's Wack abyss, Bank the heart of the youth, wfaen a hiss From the pamit so tprim, Sent thi? d(^g after him. And the vlace the brute bit was like this: z viace the brute bit was i. \ | | I | \ J-Cari Pretzel. Work anil Rest M. Bouchard at. professor of hygiene at the Paris faculty of medicine, protests against the oft-repeated adage tlxat old age is the age of rest, and say* that the regular general exercise of thd organs of nutrition and locomotion is ,neccs>ary in 1 all ages. The fact that mental activity ii> : conducive to longevity ia illustrated by I the long list of members of the French ! academy of science of men vrho are over and leaves the blood a\dry dusty sub- j In the room of a kleptomaniac in Lon- j eighty years of age.— J}r, Foote's Health. stance, more resembling brick-dust than 1 don were found over 900 umbrellas. 1 Monthly. heated I i then drawn oil at th bottom of the boilers in the \drying'' j onf .,, more j n charge of the elephant room, when it is put into huge* sacks of I whka ha( i sparc d his life.— New York cocoa-matting and subjected to hydro- | j'imes. static\ pressure, which expels all moisture j

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