one of them a legislator, Sfcrölled care lessly past a saloon. After they hal paased twenty steps bevond the saloon. the legislator stoppen1 and said: "Let us go back and get a drink." "I tfcought you promised your wifi not to drink while yon were iii AusfcinP" "fio, I didu't promise that. 1 promïsed when I oanae to a saloon [ would go past it, and I havo kept it likt; a man. I have paased tho saloon; now let us go back and get a drink as a reward for keeping my promiae."- Texas Siftings. Dftrk red v(l(!t dressas arevevy fashlonable this season. Pink satiü faeings and black lace Bolinees trim llie waist and skin handsomely. Red silk mualin mfoldsand gathered pulls forma the neck and sleevea af some of these di-esses. and others have :i wired oollar of garnet beads. A new comet was observed at the Pueblo, Mew, observatory Saturday, situalcd ncar Júpiter.