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TKE SIOUX UUOTY JOURNAL.
I. t. UKMOH8, Proprietor
Arretted for Mfcrder.
Saji Francisco, Cal.. March 10
Richard Heath, sou of the lat Genera
Heath, baa been arrested for the murd
er of Louis B. McWhirter in Fresno
last Aufuat. Fred W". I'olly is in jail
it Fresno for vagrancy, charged with
ine tame crime.
McWhirter took a prominent part in
Fresno politics and made many enemies.
His life was threatened and he ooU
ft0,000 life insurance. Un the night of
August 29 McWhirter was aroused by a
ioise in bis back yard, lie went, part-
illy dressed, revolver in hand to
investigate. A succr-ssiou of pistol
kiots followed and McWhirter was
lound in the yard with a bullet in his
acart. Two heavy clubs indicated that
ibcre were two assassins. The insur
ance companies believed he committed
micide and refused to pay the policies,
lhe tragedy created a sensation
:brougout the state.
When taken into custody Heath in
.iinated that be expected it, but declar
ed he could prove an alibi that be
went to bed at the Grand Central hotel
ia Fresno at 11 o'clock on the night of
(be murder, and was asleep at the time
it ccurred. He declares iie was Mc
V .drter's friend and holds tbe theory
that McWhirter was killed by mistake.
During the campaign McWhirter
brought Joseph E. liaker, a well known
newspaper writer, to Fresno to conduct
it newspaper in the interests of tbe Mc
Whirter faction of the democratic
party. Baker, by bis writings, incurred
Heath's enmity and Heath went around
with a revolver to kill him. McWbiiter
:tnd bis family wei.t to the mountains,
e.iving Baker in h s house, re: u nir.g a
few days b-'fure ti e murder. The tl.eory
is that Heath.not knowing of the return
went to McAhirter's house to kill
liaker, but instead killed McWhirter.
'1 he fact that Heath bad been arrest
ed here was not generally known until
Tuesday morning, as Heath was taken
immediately over to Oakland and put
up a train tor Fresno, where he arrived
last night. Heath ..ad just come to the
city from Los Gales, where be has been
taking tha Keeley cure. He is well
known in San Francisco, where he has
friends and relatives of high stand
ing. Fresno, Cal., March 16. The city is
greatly excited over tbe news of the ar
ieit of McWhirter's murderers. Tbe
arrest of Heath in San Francisco was a
?reat surprise, though he has long been
suspected. The grand jury is now in
session here and It is understood will
return indictments against HeatU and
l'olley. It Is believed Heath will plead
insanity as a defense. The name of a
third man to be arrested is not known,
but it is stated he will be caught before
Opening- the Strip.
Washington, March 16. Secretary
Smith received a telegram from Ar
ts auas City, Kas., signed by a delegation
representing the- houseseekers on tbe
border of the Cherokee strip, strongly
urging that the strip be opened to
settlement at the earliest possible
moment, and stating that great destitu
tion existed among tbe people. The
secretary replied that it was impossible
at this time to say when the strip would
be opened, because certain prelim
inaries required by the act providing
for the opening of tbe strip must first
be complied with; that the president
appreciated the situation and synpa
Ibized with the people, but that they
must wait in patience until executive
action opening the strip could be had.
Constantinople, March 16.-Moselm
mobs bare possession of Cacarea, They
have robbed hundreds and killed many,
sacked churches and burst into private
bouses and shops. AU places of busi
ness are closed and trade is utterly
stagnant Violence and theft continue
day and night Christian caravans aie
b ling robbed and merchants murdered.
The prisons are crowded with Armen
ian prisoners. The most conspicuous
Armenians in Ciesrea and Marsovan
are Imprisoned. A few escaped uy
paying a high ransom.
' Bight KaTcread at the White Bonn.
WASBiNOTON,March 16. -A very dig
nified delegation was introduced to the
president yesterday by Bancroft Davis,
recorder of tbe supreme court. It was
composed of four bishops of the Episco
pal church, Right Reverends Taret of
Maryland, Potter of New York, Whit
taker of Pennsylvania and Hare of
South Dakota. Tbe object ot the visit
was to discuss with Cleveland the
Chinese exclusion act with relation to
Its bearing on American interests in
China. They said a strict enforcement
ot tha law would be apt to endanger
tha property and lives of Americans.
Tbey told tbe president they came to
him not as representatives of the
jnnrch, bat as citizens, and tbey bad no
ifgestions to make, but had simply
sjmm to confer with him, and Cleveland
MtM ia reply that te had to enforce this
at waQ as the other laws of the country.
Cat kfehops dmttad this, bat suggest
tl the It Might be posaiMs to mitigate
i twaw degree tbe severities of the
fcrt onMtoaa. Tbe president told
KWws3 what he cmikl and
C turrit teraaated, v ,- -
rf?C3wM aacfcsd by .
J-Yxa-.m M two
San Feakcisco, Cal., March 17.
The steamship City of Rio tie Janeiro
arrived from Yokohama and Hong
Kong. A Yokohama paper prints an
account of the extermination of a band
of pirates in a Chinese village. On
the 15th of January last two piratical
traft wtre run into one of the numer
ous inlets in the vicinity of tho city of
Fau-Tu for shelter from a blinding
snow storm, and having made all snug
alongside the beach, some of the pirates
landed. It so happened that some of
Uiem were rcoguized by inhabitants of
the village who had suffered from the
depredations of pirates. Xo sooner had
tha men returned to their junks than
the alarm w:is silently given and the
principal men of the village determined
to wreak summary vengeance on the
unwelcome and frequent visitors. Ac
cordingly three hundred well armed
villagers surprise I the pirates, burst
open the hatches and doors of tbe
cabins and pcured a stream of bullets
upon the Dfty or sixty pirates, who
were huddied together f jr warmeth on
the lower decks of the junks. Hardly
any resistance was made, all the pirates
but two being a' most hacked into
mincemeat by the exasperated villagers.
MKT A RKVOLT.NO KATE.
These two piiates, escorted by the
whole comma ity. were lea to the grave
of a young man who was murdered in a
previous raid by pirates, and, after be
ing secured to a couple of stakers, the
two nearest relatives of the dead man
plunged a knife in the breasts of the
pirates, and ripping open their bodies
extricated their hearts, which were then
put on a plate and placed on a table,
upon which were already lighted can
dles, and in cen 3e was burned.
While all l his was going on : he female
relatives of the deceased, dressed in
mourning colors of white, gathered by
the side of the grave, crying and calling
ont to t lie spirit of the dead to receive
the sacrifice that whs being offered.
The offerings were left at the grave at
the end of tho ghastly ceremonies, and
the villagers proceeded to ransack the
piratical junks, alter having first thown
i he bodies overboard into the sea. The
Plunder from the junks, gold, silver.
cash, silk?, satin and rice, was then
equally divided among the familes who
had ever surterea at tn lianas ot pirates.
and as the linal net of I he tragedy the
junks were towed in the stream and
set on (ire and burned to the water's
The hearts or the victims sacrificed
were afterwards cooked and eaten by
the dead man's relatives, or those who
desired to do so.
Thirty-four 1 ves were lost by an av-
lanche of snow at llida, Japan, Feb
A fire destroyed 220 houses, injuring
hree liremen.at Yawatachom, Japan,
Smallpox continues to spread in the
raits settlements. The Japan Gazette
has been informed that there are no less
than 300 cases of the pest in the English
nd American settlements alone.
Another steamer has left Yokohama
with over 7iO emigrants for Hawaii.
The Nova Scotia thip Cheshire was
destroyed by lire at Samarang, China,
february 20. lhe sailors, who bad de
serted the ship, were brought back by
the police, it is supposed that tdey set
the vt ssel on lire.
A Gxstly Find.
Louisville, Ky., March 17. Eight
human bodies, packed in four barrels
was the gastly discovery made by a
f. eight handler of the Newport News
& Missippi Valley freight depot yester
day afternoon. Five of them were
the remains of men and the other three
of women. Whether there is any crim
inality attached to the matter or
whether the bodies were intended for
dissection by medical students is not
known. Yesterday a young man
appeared at the depot and stated that
he desired to ship a quantity of house
hold goods to Big Clifty, Ky. He gave
his name as W. T. Gweens and from
his appearance the clerk took him to
bo a professional man. He returned
two hours later with an express wagon
containing the household goods be had
mentioned during his previous visit.
Among other tilings were four ordinary
barrels. That was the last seen of the
man, though LOthing more was thought
of the matter until the horrible con
tents of the barrels was discovered
by one of the clerks.
The freight handlers began moving
the barrels and had moved two of
them when they discovered what tbey
were dandling. The third barrel was
placed upon a truck and while it was
being rolled acrosj the floor one of tbe
the pieces of the head of the barrel
broke out. 'J his loosened the entire
head and when the men attempted to
upend the barrel it broke and tbe
head, shoulders and arms of a human
body rolled half way out of the barrel
On tbe arrival of officers an examina
tion of the other barrels was made and
all of them were found to contain
human bodies. Some of the bodies
were found to be cut to pieces. This
led the officers to believe that the
barrels had been packed in the dead
room of some meulcal college for the
purpose of dissection. It has been
suggested that tbe stranger is a
dealer in that kind of ghoulish goods
and being nimble to dispose of tbe
bodies here, " 1- tended to ship them
where he could hod them without
fear of discovery. Big Clifty is sixty
two miles from Louisville.
' . ". Two Xew Directors.
St. Louis, March 17 At the au
oaal meeting f the Missouri Paciflo
road tha old list of directors was
chosen, with the addition of Howard
Gould and Louis Fitzgerald of New
Tbe annual report of tba Missouri
Pacific and Iron Mountain A Southern
hows gross earnings of St7,OiLC37;
Operating expenses, etc. f 137,771;
Oprelng the Cherokee Strip.
Washington, March 18. Active
preparations are about to be begun by
Secretary Hoke Smith for opening tbe
Cherokee strip under the provisions of
the Indian appropriation act ratifying
the agreement with the Cherokees.
The ceded trac, contains 8,145,02:2
acres, for which the government agrees
to pay S8 51)5.733 of which amount the
sum of $295,736 is to be paid at once,
the remainder, $8,300 00 in five equal
annual installments, beginning March
4, 1895, ihe deferred payments to bear
1 per ceut annual interest. If however
the Indians so desire, tbey may realize
at once on tbe sale of their lands, as
authoriry is given them to issue a
loan for the full amount, pledging the
principal and interest due from tbe
The preliminaries to be observed
prior to opening the outlet to
settlement by proclamation of the
president will consume considerable
time. Seventy allotments are to be
made to Indians who were bona fide
residents of the strip prior to Novem
ber, 18'.)1, aud engaged in farming, and
the strip is to be opened to settlement
under the provisions of the act to
organize Oklahoma territory. These
allotments are to beconflrmend by tbe
secretary of the interior before the
strip can be opened, and a list of them
pub ished for the protection of the
settlers. Rules and orders regulating
the occupation and settlement must be
prescribed and published iweity days
before the issuance of the president's
Settlers are required to pay 82.50 iter
acre for land eas; of parailill 97, and
$1.50 per acre for land taken between
parallels 97K and 98) with 4 per cent
interest from date of entry to date of
final payment. The act provides for
special reservations of s actions sixteen
and thirty-3ix aud also such other
sections as tbe president may
An Excited People.
Washington, March 18. From the
district jail it was reported that
Schoeider slept a time in the early part
of last evening. He retired for the
night shortly after midnight without
being told of the president's adverse
cession on his appeal ior a respite.
His brother William, anl Lawyei
Wiltshire, of Indianapolis, a relative ol
the family, who has been active in his
efforts to obtain ft respite for the con
demned man, are at the jail. The
usual indifference to attempts at kind
ness that have characterized the con
duct of Schneider of late have had no
variation. Sympathy for his family is
widespread in this city, but it can be
asserted very positively that the tiuiti
move in tbe case was registered in me
president's absolute denial to lighten
in the slightest degree the punishment
All the judicafproceedings meet vvitu
very thorough acquiescence.
Lawyer Mattiugly, who has beet,
counsel and defendant of Schneider
nad published yesterday afternoo i u
long statement addressed to Schueid-'i
-tnd in the nature of an appeal to tin
public against the hanging of a man
, illeged to be insane, and in addition
r. fleeting in no small degree upon th
cemtitutency of the jury, also critic z
ing tbe ruling of the judge who pr -sided
at the trial.
No case in more than a score o
years, outside of that of Guiteau, ha
excited this community as has that
Sclmeieer. His violent assaults on t
or three occasions upon court oflieia -land
as late as yesterday upon the j i
.officials, lead to the impression tha r,
morrow's tragedy will be prolilic i
'more than an ordinary sensation.
De Leei Trial.
Paris, March 18. liarboux, conn
for Charles de Lessep3, sutumed ini I
his client in the Panama trial, i
spoke at great length, always earnea'
and often eloquently. At tho U
sinning of the trial be said bis cm
was so strong that he was willi g
try it before a jury of stockholders, an
he again expressed the conviction Uu
he could secure de Lesseps acquittal
l he court room was well filled when It
began to speak and became crowde.i
before he closed. Why had Charles d
Lesseps been selected to bear the bruit
of the charges of bribery, he demande.
when others, known to be guilty, ha
been untouched? Charges fully a
serious as those agaiust De Lesseps
were made against a dozen other men
but they were ignored or permitted t
escape. The prosecution was bound t
produce in court testimony connected
with the so-called bribe givers am
bribetakers. 'Ibis it utterly failed U
do. Clemenceau might have givn
some conclusive testimony in the tria:
but he was restrained from doing so
Tbe minister might have given lh
most vital information but tbey saw !i
o withhold it. Why had they not pro
duced copies of the menacing telegrsm -sent
The advocate general satd: "The)
re at your disposal."
Judge De Jarding: "Let them Le
produced In conrt tomorrow."
Continuing, M. Karboux asked whj
Cornelius Herz hwl been itermitted to
floe tha country. Why had be no:
been seated among the prisoners, or at
least named among the accused
Merely for ten y ars lie had been the
broker of the radical party.
MONTOOXEttY, . Ala., M irch 18.
.t Newton. Dale co mty Are destroyed
Jtba hotel, town pi Uou, postoffice and
atona; low WflQ
Walker. Mo,, Maroii 18. Dr. J. N.
& Dixon, a wealthy ' physlclw and
proaalasnt democrat politics, sulnMed
raatarda morning with a revolver, lie
was rtstotec of lands In m.
IH AIT tit XI.V.
The banker's daughter looked tip with
a vfvld shock, as her name, spoken sud
denly unexpectedly in the accents of the
man to whom she owed all her sorrow
and bereavement, fell upon her hearing
Erect, trembling, she fared him, and
the heart of the plotter, expectiiiK re
proaches, shrinking timidity, accusation,
took couraae. SSuo was neither tho
frightened child of the past, nor the hit
ter, crushed woman of tne lust hour
he bad seen her. Her face, growing
steadily paler, took an icy hauteur
to its expressive depths, her eves never
leaving Arnold Dacre's face, she stood
like a queen ai bay, a being turned to
"Floral" he repeated.' I have sought
you everywhere. You did not expect
mo, but speak, girl! why do you slaio
at me so stonily?"
He quailed before tho never-wavering
glanco. This unexpected iciness and
silence puzzled him.
"What have you to say to me?" was
forced slowly from her reluctant lip.
"What have I to say!" cried liacre,
misconstruing tho hidden centempl, re
pugnancy and resentment that pure
soul harbored against him, supposing
that her troubles would make her a
crushed despairing woman, reckless of
all save a craving for peace anil safety.
"Much that can Interest you, Flora!" I
hold your destiny, your future In my
She did not reply, sho might have been
marble for all she moved. Steeled to
the heart, suggested by the circum
stances of the case, she stood curbing
"We will not waste words," con tin nod
Dacrc, "for I see you are in a frame of
mind to listen to me, and probably act
upon my advice. You are a refugee, ac
counted an accomplice in the robbery
of the bank. You can never return to
ltidgoficld. You are a bogger, I can en
rich you. I can restore to you your
former, your father's name." j
Only tho eyelids quivered at this.
Go on," she said, sternly, chillingly.
"1 offer you wealth, luxury, peace.
If vou will marry me, I will take you to
some far spot where li.'e shall bo a per
fect holiday, I can giva you a stately
home, love, devotion. You can forget
the past, it Is your only hope, or else you
are an outcast, a pauper. Choose
riches or the almshouse, love or desolu
tion." "And if I refuse?"
Tho accents were ominous, but tho
eager scoundrel ran on gibly.
"Then 1 leave you to your fate a bit
ter one. I leave your father's honored
name In the mire of disgrace, where it
gravels, iour lover! Oh', you start,
now! He escaped, but ho Is now a pris
oner at my will in the town .iail at Deep
tord. Wed mo, and I agree to clear your
father's name of the last vestige of
crime, I agree to freo your lover. I
agree to restore to you tho fortune now
in my possession. Speak! will you con
sent?" Sho fairly took his breath away with
the sharpness, tho suddenness of her
"Yes," she said simply.
A cry of joy parted the schemer's
-"What! you agree? You will wed mo?"
"On one condition, I will undertake
the marriago ceremony, yes."
"And that is?"
"Word for word, truth for truth, from
beginning to end, you are to toll the story
of the trouble at tho bank all your part
in that fraud, all the details as they oc
curred." "It is a bargain! Y'ou will wed mo
"It tho story will be forthcoming."
"I vow It. Wait, I have brought tho
magistrate with me. The ceremony can
be performed now, at or.co. I will re
turn within two minutes time."
Uo sped back through the open door
way. His whole soul was aflame with
hope and triumph. Sbr wd plotter that
ho was, ho never discerned the latent
warning that the girl's Immobilo faco ex
pressed. "Sho Is too crushed to resist," ho
gloated, as ho dashed through the wood
In quest of the landlord, "hbo demands
the story of the crlmo at the bank.
Good! I will tell it. She suspects It now.
Anything, anything to gain her as my
lilind schemer! Had he lingered a
single moment, be would have seen Flora
Mcrwyn speed to tho adjoining apart
ment. Hurried tones Issued tbence in
excited consultation. Then she camo
back to tbe outer room, and, steeling
her face to utter coldness, sho awaited
the return ot the man she was leading to
"Farce for farce!" sho murmured.
"Oh! the torture of oven glancing at tho
foul-hearted monster, but, for my poor
murdered father's sake, for Kay Web
ster's sako, I will go through with tho
The silence was broken a minute later
by tho reappearance of Arnold Dacro.
llchlnd the eager plotter followed his
hired emissary, the landlord.
"Here Is a magistrate," spoke tho
cashier. - "Ho Is prepared to officiate at
" Vou agree to confess all to release
Ksy Webster, to vindicate my father's
name later?" demanded Flora.
"Yes, only by explaining all to you
can I make you understand the truth,
and how it may be told to the public
with safety to me witless John Whar
ton shall bear tho blame. They cannot
"All ready!" spoke the coarse-grained
They joined hands. A sickening
shudder traversed the girl's frame at tbe
contact, but she steeled her heart to the
ordeal. Tbe ceremony was completed.
"My wife mlno at last!" breathed the
plotter, joyfully. "Flora lot the past
die out A life of devotion"
"Send that man away."
. He chilled st her shrlnklns face and at
her Icy tones, but be whispered to the
landlord to return to the horses.
"Now, the story the confession,"
spoke Flora Mcrwyn, strange slow in
tier Impenetrable oyo.
Without apology, the villain began his
narrative. In legal possession of tho
Sri and fortune alike, what had be to
arf la a reckless ant deprecatory sort
of a way, he revealed all the dark plots
that had led up to 'he pre-ent hour.
He stepped towards her as he con
"For your sako 1 did it all." lie spoKO
ardently. "The speculating was wrong,
but I was led to hope 1 could double the
money. Kay Webiter a my rival, and
I removed him from my paih all fnir
in love and war. Your faiher's death
It, nf mine. Fiord, my wife,
let it all drift into forgetfnlness
some foreign clime, a
will claim its reward iu your love.'
llo paused. Over the lace of the girl
had come a sudden chaiwe. Ti.e long
repressed emotion she had U 1
, in flu
Horror, repugnSn-'e, vengeance
blazing eyes, she regarded him v
look that inadi) ti is very soul
within iii in.
"Your reward!" she cried. 'Mnnt-r
self-confessed thief, former, and as-as:n
your reward is tliere'."
She flitted aside to make room fir an
other form, suddenly appearing over tin
threshold of tho door of tha next apart
ment. It was the Sheriff of Iiidgelield, a::-,
ho held In his extended bauds
The villain's reward, indeed! a paii
of glittering steel handcuffs.
Arnold Hacre paled to the lips at the
sensational denouement of the moment
As to Flora Mcrwyn, utterly exhausted
at tho dillicult role she had assumed and
carried to successful execution, she sunk
to a chair, half-faluting, overcome.
"Take that man awa !" she ua-prd
"The sight of him i.-- horror to my soul.'
"What does ibis ineai.V" panied tie
"I'm sorry," spoke the Sheriff, ".Mr.
Dacre, Lut "
"You need express no regret at hand
ling such a scoundrel uumasLcu ami in
his true colors at last," interrupted a
".Mercy!" gasped the petrified Darce.
"llav Webster! I thuustht "
"That I was In jail at Deepford?
Scarcely," retorted the convict. "Kuse.
for ruse, Arnold Dacrc, you played with
edscd tools, (Sheriff, arrest thalm.iu!"
A spasm of dread convulsed ilm plot
ter. In a flash, lie discerned the truth,
He had been led into a tiap. ilis ap
pearance had been unexpected, but Flora
Mcrwyn had undertaken the task, ot
winning a confession from his lips, and
had emmeslied him in tho toils of a sun
As to Pay. Webster, there could l e but,
one explanation of his appearance here
some innocent person bid teen arrested
for him. or ho had hircu a man to im
personate him. Awareoft.be landlord's
.schema to arrest him,.. he had
bijied some willing subsirrute-tit-dou-iis
disguise and take. Ins place, for he stood
denuded of blue spectacles and false at
Like the stroke ol doom, that ouinlnus
sound rang out as tho Sheriff snapped
tho handcuffs over tho wrists of his pris
oner. "Arrest me'.1" raved Dacre. : "Sheriff,
that man is your prisoner an escaped
convict and embezzler Kay Webster!"
"lie isnoembezzler," replied the officer
calmly. "Your own confession proves
His own confession! Arnold Dacre
gritted his teeth with Impotent rage.
These people were witnesses to his act
of Impetuous fol y. They had overheard
his conversation with Flora Mervvyn
from his own lips he hud condemned him
self, and pronounced sentence ou his
"Your career is run," spoke Ray Web
ster. "Flora, my darling! do not trenndu
so. Oh! my brave one, the task 1 es
sayed of unmasking this heartless
scoundrel, your woman's wit, executed
readily. blierilf, this man must Lo
lodged in jail. I will accompany you
aud deliver myself up to the authoiities.
flora, courage, only a brief time, and
my innocenco shall bo proven:"
"You iorget!" hissed tho malignant
Dacre. "This woman Is my wife thai
victory, at last, is mino."
'Your wife!" utterod Kay Webster,
scornfully." No, I deprecate the farce
that desperate circumstances made nec
essary, but Flora Mcrwyn was already a
wire. Sho wedded secretly this morn
Arnold Dacre gnashed his teeth I
tallied, Impotent rage. Verily, tho end
naa come, and vengeance full and com
plete had been executed.
Ono last resource was left him. His
wicked eyes gleamed as he thought ot
it He had directed the landlord to re
turn to Deepford. In the saddlo hags of
tbo steed he had driven he had stowed
tho precious package, it would not to
discovered or removed. Ho could bank
on that, get word secretly to tho land
lord, and employ It to purchaso his lib
erty. "Tako your pauper bride," ho raved,
pale rind malignant at the calm and dig
it I hod Kay Webster. "Th fortune at
least shall never be yours."
"Her fortune?" replied Webster; "that
she already possesses. I handed it to
her this morning."
"It is falso, 1 have tho packago "
"No, you have a dummy stuffed with
old newspapers. I reached tho cavo bo
fore you did. The real contents of that
packago aro now In tho possession of
their real owner, my jwifo," concluded
llay Webster, with a loving caress of tho
woman whose deep devotion was only
sadttoned, by the memory of her beloved
father's cruel demise.
Ono month later, a series of rapidly
occurring events startlod lildgeflold.
The first was a public explanation of
all tho details of the crime at tho bank.
It. rehabilitated Hay. Webster and his
wife In the estimation of their friends,
It removed every stain ot evil from tho
fair Morwyn name.
The depositors were paid In full out
of Flora's fortune, and as the last dollar
of debt was liquidated, , Arnold Dacre
was msrehod to tho State Penitentiary
on a fifteen years ssntenco.
As he entered that living tomb, an
other man left It Bay Wobiter, bear-
t m a roil paraon riom tne Uoveroor.
John Wharton recovered his reason.
His story was an atonement for the
past, and only went to enforce lhe vil
lainy of Arnold Dacre, aud thelnnocenre
of Kay Webster. The latter foun.: a
trace of his missing family, and, with the
Injunction to "go and in uo moid," tha
. ontrite tool of a wicked scoundrel, with
tho recovered Tom Cupple left Eiogofield
ever to return.
Tie tanker. Abel Merwyn. has
monuments tu his integrity one a
r.ilirent mauselem Iu the Kil;.
i-emeterv. the oilier tho staunch
For Flora Insisted that !!ay should
continue the enterprise. Its existence
indicated her i! ad father's memory.
They are worthy of one another, these
lri.-d souls, and only tho saddening
thought of A re I Merwyn's fate, darkens
the entire union of two noble hearts in
lhe trust and devotion of perfect lova
A PreJsiitoi ic Jlon.tcr.
If I were to speak after the common
fashion of the c!e;.liaut ts "a mam
moth," of i!io rhinoceros its a Titan,
mid the hippijio anins as Hehcmcth,
vou wi;4lit feh'ly charge mc v.ith having
'forgotten that these iu.imuls, big as we
think them, aro ir-iliy, titer all, only
the pigmies of other species, lint I
Ikvm- not forgotten i:., for before mo lies
n piiiagrnrili anuonr.fiug the discovery
i:i Siberia of one of Hi est oolos.nl nni
rntls which nature is very fond of drop
pin;? in. in a 8tacc:i!a way, just to keep
our pride down, inil to rctiiiuil us, v.-o
creiituri s of a degenerate growlh, what
"win'er"' meant in the yo.us pone by,
and v. lint kind of a person mi Inhabitant
of Hie eutli then win.
Uo loul to lie very Ijig, indeed, very
I'lvnn anil very warmly clid, to lie
i:Jlo! Uin fittest in the glacial period,
mid to Mirw- j tli. lie.vo asiailt:i of lhe
pal;t!o!ilhic ct M. Tho rhinoceros,
therefore exeoeu liy some euli;s tlio
ylalnic of the mod. rn beast, ami ia also
by Koine torn heavier.
It upper. thiit an ..iIMucnt of the
Tana river was niiiliin i-,!tei';il:0!is in
it' course, aud in so iloinrr cut away its
banks, reveiiliir.' the iiubcuili d presence
of n truly Tit. ..iie pachyderm, U.ich,
for want of a litter l.anm, li.-is been toni
poiari y called "a lliiiioceros." li.'t it
is su.-li a creature liir-t if it were loshow
itself now in the swamps of Asrnm or ou
ilia plains of l.'ciitrnl Afiic.i. it v.rmM
terrify ell' ils p.,! li i;!l (lie s;ieio.'i oi tho
present day, weedier orz-lioriicd or
( no liorne.l, end n.iike no more of nil
obstinate elephant 'than an avalnnclie
doc of ,i jo.it-hciil' lint that happens
1 stand in the line of irs advance. At
one time the- whole .skeleton of the f rcat
dead thing sldod revealed to human
eyes, such an npoci p-o of mummy (is
suoulil have hail miiii.i i'v:ii)f;r-list like
Prof. Owen close lit, h ;:si In translate it
to the world ; a ision of dry bones fit
for the prophet f South Kensington
liini-elf. Unl'oi-' ..ninety, however, there
is no large choii of professors in Si
beria. They are wise beyond meas
ure, in Arctic suffering, nml pradn
titos in the m series of cold, but
(hey know very little about fossils. So
i li n stream unit was enitin:; '"'nY ITT
banks t ooTv--&uii"11TnrrTi Wo's in its
day's work, and cut the monster of the
; pnst away, fro. Iti lie.nl was oventn
i ully rescind, an. I so was one foot, said
' to be atli knls! F.x )ifilc Jhmtlem.
I This foot, if set i. urn upon, ono of tho
rhinoceroses, of modern times, would
have flatten. 1 it as smooth as tho phi
T losopher's tub rolled out t'.oso naughty
! boys of Corinth who had ventured to
tickle the cynic through tho bmig-holo
with a stiaw. lleside its sizo, the
Ijuro monster in question asserts jts su
j peiiorily over existing species by being
clothed in long hair, a iiueco to guard it
j against the clinmte in which it lived,
and from which even the tremendous
panoply of the nineteenth century ihi
! noceros could not suliicii ntly protect
the wearer. Thus, clad in a woolly
hide ai colossal in pbysipio, the Si
' berian in,.mma! not only livod. but lived
happily, rnnicl snowy ghi-'inrs that
would have frozen the pol.u- hear and
made icicles of urolic foxe. -Hurper'$
! Evidence Enough,
j A Sew Yorl; broke- who left the
' street three or lour vea'rs a'o. ouo dav
i received a r-n'l f,-,., " ,?. At . UHJ
unit on i jjiank was
Yes, I remember; so he
"Yes, and his heirs are t,-vja
"Yes, and they are going to provo he
n , was crazy. They want yon as n wit
"Want mo? Why. I know nothingof
i, o o T'V t'X0l;t,t U'al 1 " ""vested
$I(,U(H) for mm.
"Well that's all they eu.ect to provo
by you." 1
"Why, if you'll come into court anil
10,000 to invest for him tho case is
made out. When enn vou coiac?"
He never went. Wall Street 2ieivs.
A Great Inducement.
A New York nabob, who recently
made a trip to Southern Missouri oi
business, fell in with one community
which apprcciat. d l.iin 100 cents on the
dollar lho village tavern-keeper
bribed three or four roughs to qnit
quarreling an hour earlier than usual:
tho undertaker offered 40 per cent, off
in case his services were needed; the
I ostmastor was awful orry there was
no mail ft,r Jiiin, and, as the millionaire
bras, band took him by the hand and
, 8ay- Mter, wo like your style, we
do, and if you want to settle down here
with us you can be elected a Justice of
WnH0 (!T-W'n Juck Hobinsonl"-
M'aff street News.
tlKSC ,S',i"'""1 K"es wrns par
ticulars of iho nrmy of Japan. 'fol-
Uenorsl ofHcors. 30:
253; Captains, Lieutenants, 'etc., a,8B9t
ulf nffliun onin.
. " caoeia, yh:
121.905. o"nion, etc., 709; total,
the dltui modical graduate are event,
uated about the same time.
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