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T:iK DAILY HERALD, PLAITSMOUTII, NEIHIASKA, THURSDAY, SKITKMI3KU 20, 1SS7.
WOMAN AND HOME.
WHAT TO PUT UP FOR SCHOOL
CumiK't Ich To Make I'uiiipklit Com
pany ut the IMttvvntli Hour Summer
ll.mrd.r riotlip That Kill Sloop
Slioultlvm IIoulioId Hint uml 1I Ipi.
Now tlmt Bcluxifc aro about or-!iiiig it ig
tlim-ly to call attention to Mint most impor
tant meal wlu'cli, in tho majority of liut.s.!
L( 1J, rcceivea L;it slight consideration tlio
grliool fliildren'ft luncheons. Tho oM u.hiy,Q
rwul. that "kcIiooI in a hungry pl.-ico." At
noon limu lienlthy cliililrcu nro ulvvnys f:im
MimI, nnl the ini'May m-ftl rrit.li tlicm hIiouM
iiivitrinlily a In-arty 0110.
Tho Iioiim-uoM.-i wliero tho luncliccum to le
put up for Kcliolurs aro 'oiisiil-n .1 tho !;iy
Ix-foro, anl nice preparations aro muilo tlmt
Micko shall Ihj tempting and delicious, arc in
It Ik tho cu.stom of somo pnronts to f;ivo
their children money to l.uy luncheon instead
of taking tho pniim to plan ami prepare it.
Tho money U -iK-rally expended fur what
tho school child calls goodies cicam cukw,
pickled limes or caramels.
Tho noon meal carried to school should !o
ono of poivtfmnl ini-rviiii ly the housewife.
In tho llrst place, a tin lunch lx that can e
daily Kcalilod and aired should lo provid'.-d,
and not ft lnu ki t tlmt, soon lieeomes inij r fi
liate 1 with food odors. A lnncht-on cannot
lio put in a jwicket or saehel without being
spoiled, or frequently broken into a con.nlom-
rat ion any tLiug hut appetizing. When tho
child oH iis its luncheon, if it in a snrpriso of
goxl 'iiiuri tho fact of its having liecn ro
niMinlx red and entered to adds a relL-.ii.
Ruid'.virhc.s mado of ham, tongue, halt and
highly seasoned meats aro not desirable, for
they occasion thirst, wlii-.ih is inconvenient
during the f-chool session. Chicken, turkey,
hard lxilod c'.s or any fresh tender meat
mriko toothsome sandwiches. Kncjish bread
and birlt"r sandwiches pivad with cream
cheeso aro well liked. Itoslon or other In own
bread spread with jelly is a dessert more
wholesome than pastry.
The layer in tho sandwich center is nioro
easily eaten and can he moro neatly intro
duced if chopped.
A delicious brown bread for sandwiches or
to servo with oysters is made as follows: In a
largo yellow bowl scald one quart of yellow
Indian meal. This is done by covering the
meal with loiling water sufficient to moisten
it thoroughly and then allowing it to cool
until tepid. Mix with it one cup of rye meal,
one teacupful of yeast, three-quarters of a
cup of molasses, a littlo salt uml enough tepid
water to makfl a thin paste. Stir nil together
mid turn into a buttered baking pan. Cover
with a cloth and let liso in a warm p!a""0.
When tho top liegins to crack open place in n
moderate, oven and bake four hours. This
should Ikj twelve hours old when cut for sand
wiches. Ono of tho l?st luncheon relishes is celery.
It should bo dusted with salt und rolled in
wax paper, after sprinkling with water. It is
very wholesomo, refreshing and a nervine.
Waxed paper is indispensable for putting up
tho luncheon. Sandwiches, pickles, radishes,
cake, are jvrfeetly protected when covered
with it. Japanese paper napkins are service
able and agreeable for the school luncheon,
for they tako up but little room and may be
thrown away alter using. These and the wax
jaier cost but a trilling'sum if purchased in
The luncheon should bo varied daily. Meat
bread is a good subst ituto f or sandwiches.
Make a fcrineut of 3-east and water nud pro
ceed, as for ordinary bread. Incorporate
thoroughly two pounds of flour and ono of
clear beef, chopped very fine and sprinkled
with salt. During the making and baking
process the meat disappears entirely, but thf
iiatritivc principles remain in the loaf.
A luncheon cake, not too rich for Lealtfi,
bat sufheientiy so to bo tempting, may 1
mm In with half pound of butter, half pound
of sugar, three quarters jk und of flour, five
eg5 And .0:10 till of wine, and cinnamon, nut
lucg and extract of roso. Hake in papered
sStallow pans. This cako is much improved
by icing. A luncheon ginger bread, likfd by
young folks, is made by using ono and a half
pounds of flour, quarter pound butter, ono
pound of molasses, quarter jmund of brorni
sugar, three eggs, quarter of a pint of warra
milk, one ounce of ginger, half ounce of all
spice and ono teaspoonful of soda. Just le
titre this is done, brush the top of the cako
wititxho yolk of an egg beaten into a half
cup of milk, return to tho oven and finish
A raised raisin cako is ono of the best for
tho luncheon. Two pounds of flour, half
pound sugar, half iound butter, six eggs,
three-fourths of a pint of water, one pound
of seeded raisins, (he juieo and grated rind
Ono lemon, ono gill of 3-east. Set a sponge
with a portion of the flour, the yeast and the
water, letting it stand three hours. Add the
other ingredient., melting tho butter and
beating separately the yolks and whites of
the eggs. Ik-fore making into a dough with
tho flour, let it rise again one hour. Tue:i
mold into pans and bake slowly. When
done and cool, sift heavily over the loaf
powdered sugar. Xow "York Evening Sun.
CosiuetiCd and Complexion.
If it were only a question of money wasted
and folly enlightened, it would net bo worth
whilo to preach upon this text, perhaps. But
probably nine out of every tea of tho cos
metics in market ore positively harmful.
White lead, bismuth, arsenic and other power
ful poisons are the usual base. They impart
for a time an artificial bloom, always fol
lowed by a darkening an 1 coarsening of the
grain of tho skin. The habitual use of arsenic
in pills, wafers or solution results in a dis
turbance of the circulation, a weakened action
of tho heart, and not seldom in paralysis.
The Egyptian und Roman Liuies, w ho were
to famous for their leauty of complexion, are
taid, indeed, to have used pastes and unguents
and medicated baths. Put it is probable that
their cosmetics were of the simplest, the equiv
alent of our harmless rosewater and glycerine
for the soothing of an irritated surface or tho
whiteiung of tho hands. It is certain that the
efficacy of the baths lay in their frequency
and thoroughness. To nn Egyptian princess
Or Roman noble's wife we modems, w ith our
morning's baity dip into a tub cf tepid water,
would rank with the great unwashed. From
the scalding and rinsing and scraping and
rubbing and kneading and oiling that their
bathing involved, they came forth with skins
of velvet, because every atom cf waste was
removed and every organ in the body was
maintained at its full eliminativo power.
They changed their body linen every day as
well, and by this scrupulous cleanliness offset
in some degree their sins against the stomach.
Among moderns, English women, as a rule,
possess in youth and keep till ago the finest
complexions. Their climate is kind to them.
Its ierpetual moisture seems to keep them in
perpetual bloom, as it does their wonderful
roses. Rut besides their climate, their cus
toms favor them. English gills are kept in
the nursery or the school room, free from the
excitement of lale hours, rich food, adult so
ciety, fashionable dress or habits tid their
constitutions are established and their phy
Cique develorrtxJ. The simplo food, daily
bnth, hours pjxnt out of doois, oa foot or on
Loiseback, and uneventful life, vo them
fcound i;loii;aJi, henrty livers and tranquil
in rves, and the beautiful coloring in a matter
of course. 1 hirer's Vuzi
T .TatiB I'limpM.i I'Jt.
I was ro"dn not lor!.:; r.go a "rocipo for
linking a v "i y 1 irh pumpkin I io. It railed
for a pound of butter, a quart of rich, sweet
milk, ten or tv.elv rg;:,.i, to a qu..i t of n!ftcd
pumpkin. IT if.her i-X eu-ivo luxuries for
rnoderatn liver Now, within the memory of
tho "oldest i h:tli:.aiit," that venerable indi
vidual of whi'-h ovry r.r -iv.hhorhood has itfi
ono or two, mother of whom, perhaps,
irui'lehtr pumpkin pi--; after this method:
Sift Indian i.'ej 1 on u pie dish to tho depth of
a third of (.11 iii' Ii r o, tie; ni'-NMiro not
always nam -nr Sle-.v t li" pumpkin, s prerul
on tho mealed dish and bake an hour in n
bri.'lf oven or one lieforo the l!ro. l-ire places
were mucli in vo;;ue in those days. That in
habitant ut of p. mil)!. hi p;i 3 from September
until Ciu i-inai.s, was hearty, healthy fire',
well. lie feasted, fairly i -it ted, on the
round, yellow pumpkin and home grown corn
meal, "ib-tiii ni: t ije new; papt rs of 1770 and
1-S'ilJ contained few patr-nt luxdicino cures for
the liver. Tho children of iho. : far 140110
days lived on ' kettlo loaf and "beau por
ridge." 1 let is were of tho breed that did not
lay much, and all tho butter was in tho "old
Tho wife of this "old inhabitant" concocted
her pumpkin pie after this method: "1'aiv
and utew tho pumpkin; strain through a col
ander, thimin:g wilh milk until tho consis
tency of thick cream, add salt, molasses
enough to sweeten to taste, a taMi-spoon of
ginger, a few pulverised cloves and an egg to
each pie; or a tahlo.spoonf id of flour nibbed
to lusmooth paste and stirred through. For
Thanksgiving or extra occasions a few raisins,
previously stowed, were dropped around in
each pie. Lake on a pasto in a cool oven an
hour and a half, l ie paste was made by rub
bing ono teacupful of shortening through a
quart of flour, v.et with a cup of milk or wa
tt r. This quantity will mako four pumpkin
pies and two of apple or unv kind of pie that
lias mi npner and under crust." Cor. Detroit
Company ut tho Kltvonth Hour.
Wo think it a great help to keep stored in
our pantry a quantity of prepared flour,
ready tor tho quit k making of cake, dough
nuts, flitters or biscuit, should company un
expectedly arrive near tho meal hour, or, we,
at the last moment, be requested to furnish a
tempting loaf of cake or plate of crullers for
Against such emergencies v;o weigh into an
empty, clean barrel, twenty-fivo pounds of
the best flour we can obtain, nud sift into it
one package of Horsford's bread preparation.
Iext, wo take a long handled spoon
btir the flour till the pivparal ion is thorou.
whisked among the flour. 1 hen wo twice sitt
th" conic!! of rhi barrel :td pack away
When cukc , . . ., .v- .i uuie
diato need of "company" biscuit, white and
feather j', wc have only to measure cream and
sugar, whisk up our eggs, and pop in spices
and fruit; or, to simply measuro sweet milk,
if biscuit, oniy, are wanted, and add flour till
the dough is of tho right texture. Since the
introduction of this prepared flour in our
pantry, we have our cakes stirred and beauti
fully baking in the same timo that would re
quire us, in the old way, to measure and free
of lumps, cream of tartar, or acid and soda
ami measure and sift every individual cup of
flour. Clarissa Totter in Good Housekeeping.
Summer Koardors as Missionaries.
Tho accident ihut scut cut the first summer
boarder was a seed falling on quick soil.
There was a struggle in the beginning to meet
the wants cf tho ui bars; there was a decided
hostility toward tho fus.-.y beings who would
nit drink from wells near which backdoor
slops and sink spouts dribbled, who obj -cted
to flies, who did not like moat fried, who
wanted air, who could find pleasure in traps
ing through woods and meadows and bring
ing homo grf :i truck. Rut hostility or not,
tho thing meant new gowns, a term at the
academy, another cow, an improved team, a
mortgage lifted, attainment of the impossible.
And year by year the summer boarder came,
and with the money to spare from one tho
house was painted for another; and with re
sulting funds the fences were reorganized
and the porches came. It was she who, hav
ing suggested tho piazza, suggested the vines
for it; and so much done, tho g:rls of th"
hnuso kept pace with a flower garden of
And with the summer boarder crimo books
and magazines, and pleasant habits of talk,
sometimes music, usually gentle manners.
Occasionally ono of tiae Kirls was invited for
a glimpse of tho city, bringing home matter
for marvel ; and tho end of it all was corrected
habits, corrected grammar, widened views,
homes transformed from ign rant dreariness
to neat attractiveness, libraries, pianos, grace
of furnishing, and country folk on a level
with city folk. Of course there v.ere always
country folk who dwelt on the highest level
that thcro is; but to those who did not the
summer boarder has been a c ity missionary.
To Straighten Stoop Shoulder.;.
Some timo ago I noticed that soma one
wanted to know what would tend to
straighten a stoop shouldered girl.
The following movements, performed with
ono pound wooden dura!) bells, or ns free
hand movements, will lie found very benefi
cial if persevered in. The liest time is upon
rising and retiring, as tho body should not be
bound in any way by the clothing:
1. Arms extended horizontally in front,
with palms facing, hands clenched. Hold
the head erect and tho chest out. Then draw
the hands in strongly, tho elbows passing
close to the lvody and as far back as possible.
2. Same position except that tho hands are
open. Swing the ham is back to the side hori
zontal position as far back as possible.
3. Hands bunging in their natural position
at the sides. llaiso the amis slowiy, side
wise, until the backs of tho hands touch above
the hea l, keeping them ns far back as possible.
Of course as erect a position as possible
must bo maintained at all times, or the spe
ial training w ill do no good. Do not bo dis
couraged, for you have recn getting that
stooped back for years, and you mustn't ex
pect to straighten all of a sudden.
Above r.ll things dont wear shoulder
traces. They strengthen the muscles cf the
chest by the continual resistance, while the
back muscles are not called into action.
Mrs. A. 11. C. in Detroit Free Fress.
Clothes That Kill.
The advice to women to promote their
health by out door exercise is never wanting.
Rut no amount of fresh air exercise can save
wonu n from the evil effects of their present
style of dreis. It is their clothes that kill
Every step a woman takes her foot contends
with her skirt. She lifts it on the instep, and
she lifts it on the heel. The weight may be
ounces or pounds, but it is taken up at every
step. The heavy skirts, with flounces, over
skirt, and ot! .or trimmings, hang their many
pounds, flapping around the feet and legs cf
the wearer. The corset does not allow spare
to take a full breath, and the tight sleeves
cause tho muscles to cry for room. Dressed
in this fashion, the wearer comes back from
Lor walk f.r "fresh a!r and sxerr ise" tired
through cud through, and is tho woi-so for it,
because thj has lifted and carried hundreds of
Stand ut uny city street corner and watch
tho women as they pas;. How tiled thy
lookl ibnv their dresses flap around them.
C'ollt.'li.-.o theiu with .;on. Jleu's feet lift llo
weight of clothes. Men'n steps contend with
lioLiiing. livery iiiu -eln has its natural erer
ciso. Out. '..or air and exercise are good for
theiu. ll.-ra'.d of Health.
Where to Look for I'usbloiis.
If it were ncces.-ury for American women
to look to foreigners for their fashions they
might iniicli U.'lter go a little farther south,
across the I'yivneos. Th women of Spain
have a world wide reputation forthernco
and loveliness of their di e-:. Why is it wo
have never ut tempted to copy them? Artists
lovn to paint their graceful mantillas and
flowing veils of lace they make such beauti
ful pictures, and yet wo ignore them, and
cling to 'Randy 1'aris. Wo see this same
lowing dnrpvry which tho Spanish women
love, in tho costumes of our actresses. They
mako a study of artistio t ffects, and we go
wild with admiration ovir tho results. Why
should wo consider such dresses, made more
plainly, of course, and of sober colors, out of
place in tho house or tho street? Only be
cause custom hns blinded our eyes, lyt us
tako off tho veil for a minute, and calmly
compare tho stilF, contorted, immodc-st fig
ures of tho fashion plate with t lie graceful,
flowing drapery that could so easily bo sub
Th-To is great wa'-te in soap through leav
ing tho cako in tho tub cr pail, in-.tead of lay
ing it aside after making a strong lather. I
would like to seo a statue raised to honor a
domestic wise or thoughtful enough to lay
soap back in its place, instead of leaving it
to soften in tho water. Resides deserving it,
sho would lie an example to ot hers. If there
bo such an 01:0 I have never seen her. An 1 a
cake of soap softened by being soaked is good
for little afterward. It wastes nwa' as u dol
lar does when changed into pennies.
Soap is also wasted on paint. A littlo am
monia in tho cleaning water, or whiting on a
damp cloth w ill clean wool much easier, and
leave no yellow stain to tell of its abuse.
Hester Id. Toole in Good Housekeeping,
Infant rlariliaa Contagious
Infants have green diarrhoea, so called from
the color of tho intest inal discharges. There
isromo reason for the belief that tho affec
tion is contagions and is transmissible from a
disx :sed to a healthy child brought within its
hifiu-'iiee. M. llayeui and 21. Re:;uge, his in
terne, have succeeded in proving that the
green color of tho stools was duo to a special
:'!';?:, the penetrution of which into tho
systtiu and tho intestino may be recognized
'y tho phenomena of green diarrhoea. Iler
ai.i ! f Health.
Tomatoes in Turkey.
To piescrvo tomatoes for winter use the
Turks mash them through colanders and
then throw salt in, which causes the pulp to
settle, and they are put in bags and the water
is left to drain away. Tho pulp is then dried
in the shade spread on flat surfaces, and when
dry it is cut in small cakes and laid carefully
in jars, which aro covered. This pulp re
tains tho lasto and qualities of the tomato
I ictter than canning does. Olive Harper iu
Kansas City Times.
Ilowells on Girlhood.
JLr. Ilowells has summed up ono sort of
girlhood neatly and severely. "Girlhood," ho
nays, ,:is often a turmoil of wild impulses, ig
norant exaltations, mistaken ideals, which
really represent 110 intelligent purpose, and
como from disordered nerves, ill advised
reading and the erroneous perspective of in
experience." To prevent a felon, take a cup of cold
water, put into it a teaspoonful of saleratus,
set it 0:1 tho stove, put the finger threatened
with the felon into tho cold water and keep it
there until it is so hot you cannot bear it and
tho Uon is killed.
The mixturo of the yolk of on egg and
glycerine is said to bo an excellent remedy
for burns. Fut equal parts of each into a
bottle and keep tightly corked. It will keep
some timo if put in a cool place. Shako each
time before applying.
Sleeplessness at night is often caused by the
air of the room having becomo close and
vitiated. If you cannot sleep and your
windows aro closed, trying opening a wi::dov.
In many cases sleep will immediately follow.
Rvc ts nro nico in mince pies when apples
are scarce or dear. Roil, peel, chop fine, let
stand half an hour covered with sharp vin
egar and then use like apples. Strong coffee
is also a nice addition.
Do not let growing children wear shoes
with high heels; it is better for them to wear
none at all, or only such an increase of thick
ness as is seen at the heels of commonsense
tlat soled shoes.
At Newport they servo baked stuffed
tomatoes for breakfast ami eat currant jelly
on dry toast, possibly for tho same reason
that a cheap Englishman calls a cab a "keb."
"Salad eggs" aro hard boiled, then cut in
two, and tho yellow mixed with mustard,
pepper, herbs, vinegar and salt, and
Always have threo or four bricks about tho
house, neatly covered with carpet, for plac
ing against the doors to keep them open.
To scour knives easily, mix a small quan
tity of baking soda with your brickdust, and
seo if 3-our knives do not. polish better.
Biscsse often lurks in a dirty dishcloth, a
greasy sink, an unclean tea kettle and a
poorly ventilated oven.
Dusting cloths must lo washed often or
they will carry more dirt into the rooms than
they take out.
A severe but sure cure for corns is said to
be creosote. tVet the corns several nights ki
Retween the hotel squash and pumpkin pie
there is rarely any dilierence and no disthio
tion. For coffee stains ptit thick glycerine on the
wrong side and wash out in lukewarm water.
Flannels should be dried in the shade, and,
if possible, ironed while damp.
Wash out oil stains on clothes in cold
water; ink stains dip in milk.
Hams can be kept wrapped in paper and
packed in a barrel of ashes.
To cure seed warts rub with baking soda.
It is a sure cure.
Alum or vinegar will set the colors of red,
green or j-ellow.
Strong vinegar will cure the hiccough; give
A MAN WITH A MEMORY.
CAPTURE Or A SUPPOSED SPY IN
SIDE THE FEDERAL LINES.
Th Supcrt Answer KTery Question
Ktraljfht Hit a. St ring" A lebiik In a
J'oot Kepeutiuj; the Koil Kntrappcd
Just lief 010 Kherniiin udvanoed on his
Georgia campaign a man supposed to Ixj a
! Confederate spy was one day auvsled in li
j Union cump. He was in Federal uniform,
. but his look and language wero unmistakably
1 southern. He claimed to belong to a regi
! nient iu nii'.th'T camp about t wo miles away,
i and ho was Rent, to tho guard house unt il his
! assertion could bevoriti d or disproved. It
i was in tho camp of a Wisconsin regiment
I that tho spy, who gave his mine as (ieorge
I Kwift, vus arrested. H had como there o-
t 'lisiUy t visit friends, but so::n of the boys
j b'i.1 seen him slyly taking uol s, and h had
j usked such questions as no private Federal
! soldier would have any use for. Tho boys
i bad no sooner got the idea that tho stranger
I was a spy than they gave information to me,
I and I put him under arrest. I saw ul a
i glrmre that he was of southern birth. This
wn-i not much ;ininxt him, for at that timo
we had plenty of Tennessee nud ICentueky
men with us.
'What command do you belong to?" I
"Th th Illinois," he replied.
I asked what, brigade find ii: vision, who was
bis captain ai: 1 various other things, find he
returned wh.it M-cmed to be straight answers
to every question. When I aske-d who he
had come to vi.dt iu the Wisconsin regiment
lio was lame. Ho inent ioned tho name of a
n.iii no one had ever heard of. It was on
this point alone that 1 held bint. A nii'smii
ger was at once sent afier th Illinois enpiaiti
named, and iu about 1111 hour he appeared.
The supposed y-,y wuh taken to tho tent of tho
brigade pener.-d, and as soon as brought face
lo faro with the cajilaia he saluted nndinid:
"Cnpt. Morton, the people hero seem to
think I am a rrljcl spy."
"And who aro you?" queried tho captain,
"Do you ask that'i'' reproachfully inquired
the man. '"Who should I be but George
ftvi ift of your own company?"
''Vou can't be. I never caw you before in
"Why, Capt. Morton!"
Tho two men Licked nt each other r.s if
doubting their own senses, and the general
iibki d of Swift:
"How long have you Ik-cii with his com
pany?" '"Four months, sir. I came down ns a re
cruit from l' kin."
'Who is your orderly sergeant?"
'"isergt. "White, sir."
"Who f:re j our commissioned officers?''
''Capt. Morton, First Lieut. Green, and
Lieut. Davis. Tho latter is homo 011 fur
lough.1' "How many men in tho company?"
"Who aro your tent mates?"
"O-ear Jackson, Thomas Parker, and John
"Well, captain?" queried the general, as he
turned to Capt. Morton.
The captain was clean beat. Ho was dead
sure that 110 such man belonged to his com
pany, and yet the suspect had answered every
question as straight as a string.
"I'll stake my life that I never saw this man
before," the eapt.'iin finally answered, "and I
know every man in my company by name."
Tho spy w as ordered to st rip co his shirt, and
for the first timo his coolness seemed to desert
bii::. He reproached the cs.ptaiu for per
mitting this indignity, but slowiy disrobed.
In ono of bis boot legs was a pocket, and in
this pocket we found a paper bearing figures
A.... Id ... 27
I " 9,01X3
C... " ....l,rV0
There were four or five sets of these memo
randa, running from "Id." to "-Id." When
asked to explain the meaning of them, he said
they were some old examples in algebra he
had been working out with tho Ikjvs. In a
few minutes we were satisfied that the paper
read: "Artillery in first division, twenty-seven
pieces." The 'T" stood for infantry, and the
"C" for cavalry. Wo wei-o satisfied, and yet
we were not, for as soon ns we mado it out
the way I have given it to you, Swift said:
''General, Capt. Morton does not seem to
le a good baud to remember faces. Will you
please send for tho orderly sergeant and my
tent mates? If I can't show by them that I
have been with Company G four months you
can order me hung as a spy."
The cool proposition staggered tho general.
Had we discovered the paper in tho man's
pocket instead of his boots he would have been
allowed to walk olf. That discovery looked
suspicious, and ho was ordered back to tho
guard houso and the persons sent for. Tna
hours later ho was confronted with tho orderly
"Sergeant, do you know this man?" asked
"Isn't ho a member of your company f
Swift actually grinned as if it wero a good
joke, and said:
"Perhaps I have changed skins with some
body sinco I came ont of camp this morning.
Sjrgt. White, your given name is Thomas-.
You camo from Chicago. You have been
twice wounded. Your father was down to
see you last week. You get love letters from
your girl in Galesburg, You aro o3 years
old. You have a brother Ren in Company E.
Hear me call the roll of our company: All
bright, Allison, Andrews, Arkwright, Dement,
Reamer, Dost wick, Carter, Corliss, Collins,
And tho man rattled off forty or fifty
names as fast as he could speak, and he got
theiu all correct, loo. The sergeant looked
from his captain to tho prisoner, amv then
pinched himself to see if lie was awake or
"I I never saw him before," h finally
stammered, '"but he must belong to the com
pany." "Well, take him back to camp with you,
sergeant," observed the general. "Hold on,
though, didn't we send for his tent mates?"
"They are here, sir."
"Well, we'Jl see if they recognize him."
The three men were brought in, and insido
of five minutes Swift was a deiomed man. He
had come into camp four or five days pre
vious, claiming to be looking for a friend,
and had bribed the boys to let him into th
tent. He mado his excursions through the
division from this point. He must have been
a man with a wonderful memory, and he had
gained oceans of information, without seem
ing to pump anybody. He tried to brave it
out against tho three men, but other member
of the company were sent for, and his nervo
at last gave way. A court martial was con
vened, and four days after his capture Swift
was hung. Whilo he died game and would
admit nothing, it was satisfactorily settled
that he came from Johnson's atmy, and that
he was old in the business. I was at tho
foot of the gallows as ho mounted it, and
when the nooso was put over his head I
heard him say:
"Gentlemen, it's a d d fine morning to
start on such a journey as minor New York
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