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if#i' - ^ ft^.,5^, -Jl TMB B«ST SKIP AFXJOAT. Of all the ship* Afloat On Atlantic or Pacific, Or far within the tropics On the Indian ocean's breast* With white sails aiTaPgleaiuing, With brilliant colors streaming, There's no ship % Like Friendship, The st»aneb>«t and the best! When th# texnptvts hover nigh, And the sea is lashed to fury, When loudly rotor the breakers; And above the soa-gulls swarm; When the skies are overclouded, Ami the sunshine is enshrouded. There's no ship like Friendship, To batik* with U» storm! 1 welcome sight is she Whenever we may meet her, With canvas spread out finely, With pennon bright and blue; To none sh« is a stranger. And in the hour of danger There's no ship Like Friendship To bear us safely through! From port to port *he sails, The bearer of dispatches From Love, th<* mighty monarch, Her outfit all complete;— And though little skiff or clipper May in a race outstrip her, There's no ship like Friendship In all the royal fleet! Of all the ships afloat On Atlantic or Pacific, Or far within the tropics On the Indian ocean's breast, - With white sails ail a-gleaming, With brilliant colors streaming, There's no ship Like Friendship The staunchest and the best! I felt a cold chill myself along the But the bull was not yet dead. The spine, and found myself perspiring al-I hemorrhage was internal and «low, so the most at freely as the bull when I next | same man, the cachetero, who had given became conscious of my existence. My | the coup de grace to the horses stole in companion was white and restless in his j behind the bull and struck him in the seat. His voice stuck in his threat, as | spinal cord at the base of the brain. A he tried to speak, but I could not move quick shiver of a convulsion, a stretch- from my chair. All this time the bull \ ing to rigidity of the legs, a sudden re- was plunging about the ring, first after j taxation of the whole body, and now the this color and then that, though no j deed is done. longer with the same intensity of ardor j The band struck a paean in celebration as at fust. • of the great victory which had been won, And now as he began to tiro a little in i and the great deed that had btfm done, his fight, there suddenly appeared before wl »ile the harnessed teams drive in at full him one of those wifv young banderillos *\x**> bells around the necks of the hor- with arms stretched out over his very i ses > *<> dra S °« &»* «« bull, then the :hoad. No bull would ever take a chal- poor horses, one by one. The sand len^e like that, and so lowering hishea.l sprinklers jump into the ring with scrap- he made a dive for his enemy, but, alas, er s t0 cover up the blood and efface every onlvtotoss his head in vain to the air, s'gn of the struggle, and we arise to leave, • - - • * thinking the show is over, when we no- tice tbat no oue else arises, and suddenly y , for the tiandcrillo hud sprung to one side, in a second it seemed, but he had waited long enough—when he did I could not V% h \ ™ frout o f UB > Wltl \>ut any other see-to have thrust his daggers into the interlude or preparation, a new bull hag fttE QUIETS HOUSEHOLD. whom they charge premiums of front £150 to £300. There are two yeomen of the kitchen, OV QVHV two assistant cooks, two roasting cooks, four scourers, three kitchen maids, a '. storekeeper and two steam-apparatus ATl*.««»d PHMI, u»der Salarr- ! men-this last a modern addition to the What Tlii. Armr im Paid, a»d royal household, unknown at the time Tbeir Various DuUc*. j of Henry Till., who was a family man. Nominally the principal officer of the ! and P*j<* m°ch attention to the ragd* een's hoiiehold is the lord chamber- j ?»»£*• jH>^aoldand established queen's household is the lord chamber- lain, who is a peer of the realm, draws £2,000 a year, and plays a large part at household, and established precedents, many of which exist to this day. coronations, royal marriages, christen £ here » a gentiemaii of wine and beer ings and funerals. ( ccllar8 » who draws £ ? 00 a y ear * n * *•• In all there are in the queen's house- j **\* . dut y <* purchasing wines for the hold just under a^housand persons, each I roval establishment. He has under him with his appointect^ost and sufficient i ^^omen at £150 a year and a ffroom salary, for the maintenance of whom the ! at . £8 ^ Th o e IL 18 a V nnci ¥* 1 tabto-ffeckw nation sets apart the sum of $885,000. who *»* &M • W w assisted by a The lord cWberiain is assisted by a ^cond table-decker at £la0, a third at « . « . . j ^^ , # ' i?QA art A An nadat-ant- at- i?«O vice-chamberlain, who draws a salary of shoulder* of the bull, for there thev hung, been led into the ring, streamers to the breeze, and from each stands sniffling the air and dashing his was trickling down ;he sides of the bull ; t«»| »? bold defiance to the scene. a little stream of blood. It was like a i But I had had enough. One bull fight sleight of hand performance to me, but the will suffice for the lifetime of an average success with which it was done brought Anglo baxon, ana my curiosity was sated out a deafening roar of applause of the , to % ™e. 1 his show introduced three multitude. Bravo! bueno! viva! viva! *>^ «*«* were all killed, of course, resounded on every side; hands clapped, but not until after th«y had killed eight handkerchiefs waved, and the banderillo ??,\<»• Thr <* bulls killed; eight horses » ucw uul I U M £924. This, like the lord chamberlain- and there he- \hip is a pohticai office, and is held by wn* the hero of the hour. N coeds like success. When a bull pit' a man into the air or rips up a horse the multitude cry bravo total . When it is the man who skillfully sticks the bull, or nimbly leaps out of the way, the same crowd cries bravo torero! It was evident now that the bull needed constant stimulus to lire him up. A SPANISH BULL FIGHT. A correspondent of the Cincinnati Enquirer sends to that paper an account of a bull fight at Seville, Spain. The writer's account of the brutal spectacle is as follows: How the bull got into the ring I do not know. I was lookiug at the proces- sion, the members of which were ar- ranging themselves in place, the swords- man and daggermen having retired be- hind the fence, the mantle carriers stand- ing in close to the face of it, and the picadors stationing themselves at their four respective stands. All this time the music was resounding, but I really became conscious of it only when it stopped, and then I saw the bull plunging toward the center of the ring. No lover of nature eoufd withhold a tribute of admiration from this magnifi- cent beast. He was black as coal, big, brawny, and so fiery that sparks seemed to fly from his eyes. A great rosette with many colored ribbon streamers had been stuck into hisaides. \With a leap arrd a bound he reached th« center o-f- the ring, tossing the air with his head and fairly sniiliing with exultation at his might* For a short moment he stood stupefied, it seemed, at the gorgeous panorama opened out before his eyes, but only for a moment, and then it was a question with him which man or horse should he kill. It_was truly an embar- rasse dfis-rrctesse. Scattered along the fence were the fellows with the cloaks. Right and left were the horsemen, all clad in colors odious to his eyes. Straight- way he tore down the ring at a man. But the man quickly sprang behind the shield, and the bull disdained to look again. For here was another victim right in front. This man had to spring for his life, and over the fencejie went. Now, then, what ? Leaping all the time, he next rushed upon a picador. But somehow' the horse got wind of the beast he could not see, and suddenly whirled about, so that the horn of the bull en- tered deep into theQlesh of his rump, and tore up a deep gash over a foot in length. The blood streamed in a current from the poor wounded horse, ran down his leg and weltered on the sand. But he could still stand upon his legs, and the brutal picador, who had received some hisses for having permitted his horse to turn, stuck him deep in the flank with the giant spur he wore, and faced him about again in place. The bull, with his right horn, drip- ping blood, elated by his victory, was still plunging on. He had as yet re- ceived not a scratch since he came into die ring. Every enemy he had met had taken to his heels. But what audacity is this before his eyes? A man was actu- ally waving a red cloak in challenge and defiance. To reach him, to rip up the cloak with his horns, was the work r of a second, and now the man was waving the pie.ee he still held. At him again with a sudden turn, but the cloak was successfully swung about his head. Here is now another ficador, ten paces off sit- ting stolidly upon his horse, lance at rest. No sooaer had he seen the bull making in his direetion than he lowered '%, and as the bull reached him, stuck it ^0 the rim through his skin. But no such obstacle as that could for a second check such momentum as the bull's. He was now at the horse, head down, horns under his breast, and the next moment, oh! most sickening sight, the horse and rider were both lifted bodily into the air. Whatever goes up mustcoine down,how- ever, -and down they came in a mass, bull's head, horse and rider, but horse and rider flat on the ground. The bull, with some dif- ficulty, extricated his horn which had en- tered'to its base the bowels of the horse, to turn immediate^}- upon the rider, fastened to the ground by the weight of his horse on his leg. In three seconds more the horn of the bull will penetrate the breast or the bowels of the man, but here came running at breathless speed a whule crow T d of chulos with their banners, which they spread over horse and rider, completely covering both, and* so con- fusing the bull that he does not seem to know which man to attack. Pretty soon he dashes at one waving cape, and is <hus seduced awav from the fallen pica- Jor. His comrades now carefully drag him out from under the horse, but he cannot stand, and he is carried out like a wounded soWier, with all the honors of war, to be cared for, as I was after- ward informed, by physicians for his body and priests for hie soul—ministers both in constant^attendance at the fight?. Nothing sue- killed; one man wound* bull pitches make tt Spanish holiday. ounded; and all to £90 and an assistant at £52. There is also a wax-fitter, who sees the candles properly disposed, while the deckers 1 \ '* \ ' that the y the dinner cloth and see fairly set forth. Furthermore, there is quite an army of whom is the first of the house of commons. The keeper of her majesty's privy purse has £2,000 a year, which, considering that the privy purse is not filled with more than £60,000, is not illiberal recom-1 P ort , e «. at the pense. The office is not a laborious one, gentleman porter; but, as may be sup- all her majesty's needs being provided P°f d » lt would be a mistake to ask him for under other heads in the grants for j to ! ak f y° u r portmanteau upstairs upon the various departments of the household. ! arrival at one of the royal palaces. He This £60,000 is understood to be trans- j fobably looks around aud sees that the ferred pretty much in a lump sum to i fi . rs * •?* 8 « cond yeoman porters, the as- 5 pop Sweat was dripping from his flanks, and south of this city. This spot is where the quick palpitation of his heart was the various Indian tribes of Southeastern visible through his side. But the stimu- Dakota met annually or of tener and held lus was never lacking. The chulos con- ; their councils of war and peace, and tinued to aggravate him with their capeg \ therefore may properly be termed the In- and the banderiilos stucK him with their I dian capital of South Dakota. It isprob- ~\ * \ '*\ ' able that the location was chosen on ac- An Indian Circle. A correspondent of the St.Paul Pioneer- j In this same department ranks the Pre*s writes from Ashton, Dakota: \Yes- mistress of the rpbes, who receives £500 terda\\ in company with General W. H. ! a year, a groom of the robes, who has Beadle, your correspondent visited the j £800; and ladies of the bedchamber, of ' T \ J : \ M -*--• * -1 whom th&re are eight, at a salary of £500 a year each. These ladies rarely rank under a duchess, and always belong to the highest families. An arrangement is made by which ladies of the bedchamber are in attend- famous Indian council stone, a few miles knives. The bull was still savage, savage as a bull,\ but only at intervals, l l h hd ht h sag a a , y j count of its accessibility, scenery, and When ne was let alone he showed that he j other naturalad vantages, and to the ob- hd h Bt th lli h till tl it i idt th ld age n ne nearly twice as much as is paid to the wax-fitter, and just the same as the poet laureate ia. thought to be worth. There is also a barge-master and a waterman who get £400 a year, although there is now no royal barge, nor any go- ing to and fro by water, as was once the wont of English majesty. This list does not comprise the full muster of the Queen's household, but it ance for a fortnight at a time. They set-1 mav suffi ciently indicate its vastness and tie the turns among themselves, and i 1 Jf ^^ The T e \/ne personage who usually get three a year. The maids of shoul y The T e \/ne personage who omitted from the list, and l 1 honor, j g, _ had enough. But the sallies he still ; serving traveler it is evident they could j recel , „ , made under the exasperating torture 6f j have made no better selection. The fa- j are in attendance in couples for a month his enemies were often fearful to see in j nious council stone is a smooth ovate^ j t ti ally get tnree a year. Tne maids of «« \«\ «-***; «a><, *«u or, of whom there are likewise eight, 1 though he comes last, he is by no means Are a salarv of £300 a year each, 2nd I lea ^-. Thl8 . \» the Queen's rat-catcher, -•---' -' - - who is specially attached to Buckingham pg j his enemies were often fearful to see in j nious council stone is a smooth ovate that there was now no reason in his mad- j shaped black boulder, about six inches in ness. He would make the blindest on- diameter one way and eleven inches long, d td i th t f th l slaughts on the horses, those already dy- ing on the ground as well as those mounted, always burying his horns in and stands in the center of the council chamber. The council chamber consists of stones placed around a circle about fif- tht-m to the base until all four of the teen feet in diameter, the ground being original horses lay sweltering in blood j scooped out so that the Indians could on the ground. When his presence was < sit around the circle with their feet in- diverted sufficiently far from the horses clined toward the center. This cham- a man not in uniform, armed with a ber is capable of seating some small dagger, would quietly step into twelve councilors, seven of whom the ring and dexterously stick his dag- j would be a majority. As there ger into the back of the \horse's neck to j were many different tribes in the at a time. maidS ° T° T ^. . Qes atcatcher, who is specially attached to Buckingham palace. A peculiarity about this per- ' sonage is that he is provided for outside u f ^L 7 T ? ° ^e civil list. His salary is £15 a year bedchamber women were under strict j and erer y session the house of common^ discipline, and^eally did some work for j bei o / coinmitt e e of supply, considers their wages. Tl^juntess of Suffolk tMs vot and j agrees to it. It is m her correspond V lifts the veil and not mw ^ m fe more than the hun ^^ 5 8 ^ Pe6p at \tfSS* u er J e T? by dr e& Part of the salary of the hereditary its* bedchamber\ women: . . . a: ... ne & eacllam - | grand falconer, who has £1,200 a year. ber women came into waiting before the j But these ar e ' M who > draw \ heh prayers,\ writes the duchess, j m from ^ ^ f ^ was before she was dressed. When; household, and to that extent rank as ids the page of i servants ._ Feme's Companion. g and set down on the side . table tne bagin and ewer > Then This horse was killed te the southeast, upon a high bluff is j Tiie bedchamber weman pulled oi ^ ir . * ....i^si^-i ^n,-\™^ j queen's gloves when she could not when he finally fell; but if the intestines b ld ith th hd th y ; can be replaced with the hand the operation is quickly done, the external wound sewed up with a stitch, and the poor mute is made to do duty for the rest of the fight. This last official, to secure euthanasia, is known as the cach- etero, and his office is much despised. At last, when the bull can hardly be tantalized more, all the subordinates leave the ring and the espada appears alone. He steps into the ring bare- headed, as he had at first appeared in the procession. He has in his right hand, a narrow, delicate blade of the fin- est Toledo steel, and in his left swings a small cape, oi exquisite texture appar- scarlet. He director, ently, in color a flaming sc steps up to the lodge of th< where he receives permission to kill the bull. He then walks over to the animal. who has now in his rest of a few minutes recoyered some of his fire, and stations himself directly in front of his face. Man and bull face to face; thus they eye each other for a moment or two, when the man suddenly waves nis scar- let mantle—muleta, it is called—directly in front of the eyes of the bull. The bull dashes at it with all his force. The espada quickly swings it over the head of the bull and as quickly steps aside. And thus he toys with the bull at will. ] leading him just to the spot where j the bull is to die, ' 'au pieds de sa mai- | trese,\ a Frenchman told me, if she is ; there. It is impossible not to admire the ease and grace with which the espada handles the bull. It is impo sible not to recog- take food from a man without arms or nize the thorough knowledge he has of i legs, and from another who was drawing • the habits of the bull. It is the triumph of dexterity over brute force, of mind I over matter; and, though there is the j constant presence of the most imminent | danger—through a slip, a false step, an | awkward move would let the horn of the i bull into his body—there is never the this famous council stone. °For miles 1 banks, the large fields and several towns in south and the Wessington hills to, the westward all visible, it presents a pie-. ture beyond description. To theeksl a short distance are the Diet lodges r once the homes of the tribe of c Indians bear- ing that name. It was just opposite this council stone that General Beadle and his party of survivors so narrowly es- caped being massacred by the Indians in June, 1873, and yesterday was the first time that he had visited the spot. since. Until the last two years the In- dians have returned once a year and re- moved the weeds and grass from around the council stone. Since then it has been neglected, and in a few years more the Indian capital of Dakota will be known only in history.\ r glass to ind she to [chamber woman An Arctic Execution. The execution of private Henry, of the Greely expedition, is described as fol- lows by one of the survivors, Sergeant Fredericks: \Theft of food supplies was proven against Henry in several instances, and four or five times he promised to reform. We demanded his life of Greely, but Geeely was chicken-hearted or rather too big-hearted and begged-4*iHi off. All the time Henry kept in good physical condi- tion, coming out in the spring as sleek as he was in winter. One day I saw him without kneeling.' Services of this kind are not confined to women. There are lords in waiting who do about as much as ladies in wait- ing. These receive the oddly precise sum of £702 a year. Of lower rank are the grooms in waiting, who receive £335 12s. 6d. per annum apiece. There are four gentlemen ushers of the privy cham- ber, at £200 per annum; four daily wait- the ; forty schooners go out on an average in >t do it i the course of the year to some part or le South Seas. Money is not the is>nders, are beginning to take par- bedchamber ][ticular notice of jt. What they gen- is tobacco, pipes, calico, brought the American axes, knives, etc. Sometimes, too, I fancy the \boys \ we get are sold to us by others who have captured them, and are gl*d to get something for them. In a few instances we pick up people who are running away from enemies. This is not common, but I remember one case. Two boats were lying off an island in the usual way, the first close by the beach with the \cover \ boat a o|ng chamber at the moderate recompense of j * n e surf, and, after divjng^ under the £73 per annum. . But though the income 1 1 * V ~ J iV ~ ir ~ way behind it, when a beautiful yi ers at £150, and four grooms of the privy j woman plunged off a point of rock ! least mistake. All the while the espada ! wears on his face a quiet smile. One i would not think it possible, but there i3 I not the least lack of dignity in his gait. | He does not jump or spring; he merely j steps aside. Airived at the proper spot, standing still to face the bull, so close that he could put his foot on the lowered I head and spring over his whole body, as, • indeed, he is sometimes forced to do, he ! extends his sword and watches his chance | to thrust it in to the hilt. It must enter I to the heart, or to the great vessels about I it, and must avoid in penetration the j head, the soinal column or any of its nu- j merous prolongations. So he must close- j ly watch his chance, as the least move- ; ment on the part of the bull will derange j his calculations. All the while he must ! look out for himself or the bull will ' more recklessly, but with equal effect, ; put his weapon into him. Once he struck him; I caught the quick flash of the steel, but it struck a bone. The scene was light at my feet; I saw the handle of the sword quiver with the shock. The blow was not fatal. There was a dead silence over the vast amphi- theatre. The espada of Seville, the great center of tauromachy is Spain, had par- '. tially failed in his stroke. Watching his chance, still toying with the bull, he j caugnt his sword by the handle and j quickly drew it out. Let me not pro- | long it; it is an hour since the fight I began. The second time the sword went j home, the bull sank upon his knees with j a loud groan, the first and only sound he [ uttered, and then rolled over upon the I sand. The espada received the applause | of the crowd with the same quiet smile on his face, though I doubt not ij^epvered some chagrin; and with imperturbable gravity walked from the field. his last breath. I upbraided him for his conduct, but he was indifferent and af- terward boasted that he was able to take care of hiniself. The party became a uuit against him and demanded that Greely should issue a death-warrant or allow it to proceed without. Greely finally consented and the order was se- cretly issued. Now, mind you, Henry is small these offices are eagerly competed for, and are held by vice-admirals, colonels and other distinguished person- ages. There are five pages of the backstairs —npt a lofty description, but the salary is fair, reaching £400 per annum. These gentleman really have work to do. They wait at the royal dinner-table, and one is always in attendance at the door of her majesty's apartment from 8 in the morn- ing until she retires for the night. There are six pages of the presence, so- called, apparently, because they do not actually dwefl in the duties being to attend ladies and maids of honor, of her majesty's visitors. receive £180 a year. There are nine housekeepers and up- ward of sixty housemaids. The house- hold has its ecclesiastic staff. The bishop heavy breakers, reached the smooth water and soon had hold of the gunwale of the first boat and sprang on board. In make and shape she was one of the finest specimens of the human race I have ever seen; her features were small and ex- ceedingly regular, her eyes almost black, with long lashes, and she had beautiful hands and feet. Her bair was all shaved, with the exception of one tuft of long hair quite on tne crown of the head, whicL was rolled up tight in a small tuft.' While sitting in the stern sheets of the boat, which was fast distancing the eyes brightened up, and there was smile that had some sort of devilment in it playing over her face, caused by hei having caught sight of her pursuers, three in numbers, with bow and arrow in sop of London is alwavs dean of the Chapel ! Royal, and draws for his service a salary ! f £200 i y, of £200 a year Th i / The foremost of them went down his right knee, and the girl motioned s men to look out, and before he could the boat's sail was run half way up action for all in tot been more 'ore several ar- four; apothecaries for the queen j ^s pierced it, and stuck there. This There is a complete sanitary establish p qen herleU > and tw0 fo r tne combined house- . a \gnaLfor the boat's crew to seize been issue ^orh^Ath would have killed us e killed us all, for we were so weak that we could not to ureate at th, other, instantlv took to the busn, and laureate > , a t the ; no more was seen of them. We landed painter in ordinary receiving ; zetU ' The three were placed on the ground and i an equal number of men detailed to take i them up for the execution.\ ) \Who were the three men?\ \Brainerd Long and myself were the three. We did not know who loaded the gun with a blank cartridge. No- body knows except the man who loaded the gun. We were then ordered to pro- ceed to the execution. We found Henry only £50 a 3 More clearly pertaining to the house- j hold, in the ordinary acceptance of the i word, is the department of the lord \ Courts and Courtiers. When Louis XIV honored Due d'An- presence at Petit-Bourg he o, pte of the lord I p g steward. Like the lord chamberlain, he , happened to remark that part of the es- is a peer of the realm, a friend of the L tate might be greatly improved by cut- government of the day, and the recipient ting down a wood which intercepted the of £2,000 a year. Hi's functions are de- view over the surrounding countrv. fined in the same precision as those of D'Antin immediately gave secret orders g signed for the subsistence of the entire party. Henry did? not know that we were about to kill, but he knew that he had been warned time and again that he would be killed if he persisted in appro- • - the food of the party. We walked to within twenty yards of him, and the ranking man said: 'Henrv, we are now compelled to carry out our or- ders.' The order to fire was given and the man dropped dead. There was no missing him at that range and the aim from each of the two men, whoever they were, who carried bullets in their guns was fatal. Henry did not say a word be- fore or after we shot.\ mitted to the lord steward. Ail his rules ] it was pulled, and directed that upward and commands in court are to be I o f 1,200 men should be ready to do this obeyed.\ His authority reaches over • at a certain signal from him. Having all the > officers -and servants of the { settled beforehand the day when the en- ' hhld ti th f ^ re court should pass that a h d Kentucky, with a voting population of 376,281, has 43,177 colored vo- ters. queen's household, excepting those of the queen's chamber, stable and chapel. He has power to hold courts for admin- istering justice and settling disputes among the domestic servants of the queen. He is assisted by a treasurer and comptroller of the houshold, who each receive £904 per annum. The master of y court should pass that way, he grad- uaily led the conversation up to the de- j cte \ jyr J?? sired topic, and, on the king once more A l \' A \ J \ J reapeating his observation relative to the removal of the wood, simply'replied that it couid be done whenever his majesty pleased. \In that case,\ said Louis, \I should like to see it done now.\ He had hardly uttered the words, when d'Antin gave a loud whistle, aud down ! fell all the trees. \Oh ladies,'\ * \ the household has £1,158 a year, and practically does the wdrk of \the lord steward. J There is a clerk of the kitchen whose j pered the young Duchesse de Bourgogne, importance is indicated by his salary of j the spoiled child of the court, to those £700 a year. The chief cook draws the ! around her, \depend upon it, if tne king same sum. There are four master cooks •who have a salary of £6 a week, with the privileges of taking four apprentices, had chosen to ask M. d'Antin for oui heads, there would not have been one upon our shoulders. \—Allihe Tear Round, \ The first attempts to t__ an illuminator inth* United I made in Baltimore, 1820. Th©y failed, but it was t _ folly introduced iato Boston in 1822. The Giant's Castle is a 1 are on the summit of a mountain near Cassel, Germany. On the top of the castle is a pyramid ninety-six feet mVk inpporting a statue of Hercules (a com of the Farnese) thirty-one feet in height This castle, includes a system of water- works connected with the grounds of Wilhelmshohe, which is, perhaps, un- equaled. The fountain suppled b? these water-works rises in a column twelve inches in diameter to the height of 190 feet. ^ The hamonica is the name of a musi- cal instrument, invented by Benjamin Franklin. There are but very few peo- ple who know that Franklin ever in- Vented a musical instrument, bat such is a fact. It consisted of a number of globular glasses set in a revolving mo- tion on* their center, and while they were in motion their rims were touched with the operator's finger, when a soft and beautiful sound was produced. A young lady by the name of Hiss Dans became a perfect performer on the har- monica, and appeared in Europe and throughout l^rica in 1765. No im. provement t|Ugj£-)r been made on the harmonica, t Qp has sunk into oblivion, while the mo\^-organ has robbed it of its name. * ~* All the care of the Dutch has not pre- served the islands of Zeeland. Three centuries ago Schouwen was entirely submerged, and every living creature was drowned. Soon after, Koordt Be- veland was submerged and remained for several years entirely under water, only the points of the church spires being vis- ible. Zuid Beveland had been sub- merged in the fourteenth century. Wai- cheren was submerged as late as 1808 and Tholen even in 1825. It has been aptly asserted that the sea to the inhab- itants of Holland is what the Vesuvius is to Torre del Greco. De Amicis gays that the Dutch have three enemies—the sea, the lakes, and the rivers; thev repel the sea, they dry the lakes, and they impris- on the rivers; but with the sea it b a combat which never ceases. •« it Knocks the Spots,'* and everything in the nature of eruptions, blotches, pimples, ulcers, scrofulous humora, and incipient consumption, which is nothing more nor less than scrofula of the lungs, com- pletely out of the system. It stimulates and invigorates the liver, tones up the stomach, regulates the bowels, purifies the blood, and a builds up the weak places of the body. It is a purely vegetable compound, and will do mow than is claimed for it. We refer to Dr. Pierce's \Golden Medical Discovery.\ GEBMAITT expends $30,000 annually for the maintenance of experimental forest stations. Lydia E. 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