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About The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899 | View Entire Issue (July 20, 1893)
TCZ OT C3CXTT JOOML
L I. lOUOn, fiiyliHi
HARBISON, - NEBRASKA
North PUtU hu 1,018 children, of
Five Ueusand people celebrated the
Fourth at Rudolph.
For steeling a twenty doUmr watch
George Hill of O'NeiU was Bod 1100.
South Onteha paring bonds to the
amount of 181,000 were recently floated
Hertington claims to be the great
butter and egg market of Northern Ne
braska. North Platte did not let hard times
stand in the way of voting 110.000 for
movement Is on foot at Gothen
burg to organize a local building and
Fremont man was fined So for us
iag raw language, tending to incite to
riot aad bloodshed.
The Plattesseuth Herald has been
"doing business at the old stand" for
almost tklfV years.
The town of Sewage hu a new paper
called the Ohieftain. May the Savage
ChieftalB lire long and prosper.
The wsilaee Herald reports a large
crop of p nitre chickens in Lincoln
oounty, almost ripe enough to pick.
Several localities are planning to
celebrate the birthday of the independ
ent party in Nebraska on the 29th
Hastings will defer poetive action in
the matter of building a canal until the
purse string of the nation is loosened a
The public schools of Hitchcock
county, so says the Culbertson Repub
lican, are dominated by the Catholic
The financial embarrassment of the
Canal company at Gothenburg is a
serious blow to that young and thriv
a H. Swallow, editor of the Leigh
World, has broken faith with the
bachelor brotherhood and "gone and
Binoe spring opened the boys of
Buffalo county have presented 29,097
gopher scalps to the clerk and received
Since May 1st the police judge of
South Oniaha has dealt out even-hand
equity according to the law and the
evidence, in 843 cases.
Wot Kleffel of Fremont was
wounded in the arm by the accidental
'discharge of a small calibre revolver.
It only penetrated the flesh.
Ex-Governor Dawes and Congress
. man McKoighan descanted of the
glories of being an-American citizen,
at Broken Bow on the Fourth.
Gray wolves have been guilty ot
murdering cattle in the neighborhood
of North Platte. These animals spare
nntber age, sex nor condition.
Geo. E. MacCarthy, a farmer near
Callaway was kicked in the stomach
by a blind horse, and died from the
( fleets in less than twenty-four hours
'I he editor of the Wallace Star in
vites the fellow who stole hi pitchfork
and bale of hay to come back and get
the barn as he has no further use for it.
Two men from Iowa the other day
came over to Piattsmouth, the papers
say, In a skiff as large as a rick of hay.
before returning one had a jug as large
as life and it made him a jag, while his
sober companion "chewed the rag."
'Back into the boat they returned at
night, and the man with the jag lost
his balance quite and fell off in the
river out of sighu His friend, who
was sober, saw him fall and thinking
the fellow a precious haul "rescued the
perishing," jug and all. This tale has a
moral deep and wide as over the
stream of life we glide, it is best to steer
clear of the "load" inside, lest over we
go in the surging tide and perish
eternally, hair and hide.
A strange acc dent happened to a
man np near Florence. While coming
into town on the river road he was at
tacked by an infuriated Holstein bull.
To save his life the stranger jumped
into the river and across a log which
wag lying partly above water into the
stream. The Holstein was intent on
gore and followed the man closely. The
animal, in crossing the log, got its fore
feet over all right, but it could go no
further and there it struggled until it
fell over exhausted in the water and
was drowned. The man who escaped
the animal's fury probably enjoyed the
tragic demise of the vicious bovine,
though the loss must have been of
considerable moment to the owner.
T. J . Foley, one of Lincoln county's
early settlers, has pocketed his com
fortable fortune and gone to Sioux
Falls, South Dakota, to engage In the
mercantile business on a largo scale.
While bathing in the South Loup
river, Edward Sterner, a boy eighteen
years of age, went beyond his depth
aad waa drowned. His companions
i too badly frightened to render any
Johnny Stalts of Goring lit the fuse
of a eannoo cracker and held to the
cracker three tecouds too long, tfbe re
sult atay be guessed at, as the doctor
kjasietf It la doubt at to how much re-
of his band can be saved.
A inustt ample the apple seedi
frjMiJever pnwa una. Mil inem
- f-vi-ftlafbe) Bunufaeture of Prnaak
lEl Dfl ftboat om bushel ot
A rieree Fire.
Prdcctox, Ind., July 14 Fire broke
out in the law office of Buskirk ft
Brady at 3 o'clock Wednesday evening
nearly destroying the entire city.
The following business bouses were
destroyed: Reid, Withergpoon ft Co.,
harness dealers; Isaac Babbit, wood
and metal manufacturers; Mrs. Walk
er's millinery establishment; the West
ern Union telegraoh office; . J.
Baldwin's insurance office; Samuel
Kidd's law office; the Farmers' bank ;
Mrs. Olites's bakery and confectionerv:
Smith & Lucas, furniture and under
taking; Smith ft Lucas, cbiua hah;
Charles Mobsman's grocery; the W. D
Downey company, dry goods; Awuer
ft Downey's grocery store; W. Daily,
grocery; Mrs. Mo very, millinery; office
of Dr. Keudle; V. S. Beasnery, drugs;
Mulford & Co., hardware; Dominici;
Lewis ft Co., dry goods; Ed Halle i.
confectionery; the Star hotel; Ager
Bros., general store; Joyce, livery stabi
F. A. Boyd, notions; Snapp ft Fletcner,
carriage factory ,Jthe M. E. church an i
parsonage: the Presbyterian churcb nnd
parsonage; Charles Browuite, ary
goods; Mrs. linker, millinery; W Ilerger,
merchant tailor; W. H. Hendricks,
music store; G. X. Jerald, general
merchandise; Pinney ft Woods, drugs;
Mrs. Emerson, millinery; Commercial
hotel; City hotel; office of Dr. Kid J;
Roller Branham, hardware; otlice of
Dr. Blair, dentist; office of Dr. Gilmore;
Enterprise hall Lowe & Scull, furniture
Anderson Crowd, clothing; Princetown
Several dwellings owned by William
Jessup, the residence of Henry Hiller,
Laborer Light printing office and many
offices on the upper floors.
The loss is estimated at $ 50,000,
with insurance amounting to $150,000.
But one life is reported lost 1 1 t' s
writing. The body of a man was
found, but was not recognized. Many
were overcome by the heat but no
deaths reported. Had it not been for
the Evansville fire department arriving
in the city at 5 o'clock the entire city
would have been destroyed. The
electric light wires are all down", leav
ing the city in total darkness.
Afraid or tle Mob.
Devils Lake, N. D., July 14.
Sheriff Fadden, of Grand Forks, wired
Sheriff McCune, of Cando, as follows:
"Come and take Baumberger. People
are getting excited and I cannot qro
tect the prisoner much longer."
Many arrivals her., today from Can
do confirm the repo ed plan to comply
with Fadden's request and take the
murderer back to ( indo, giving him a
preliminary hearing, have him commu
ted to jail and the mob will carry out
the rest of the programme, which is to
take the prisoner from the jail to the
house where the murder was coramited,
tie him fast inside, have the building
well saturated with kerocene,' fire it
and let the fiend expirate his crime.
The memories of the deed will neces
sarily crowd upon him while slowly
burning to death. It is quietly accept
ed as a foregone donclusion that this
extraordinary punisument will be met
ed out to the murderer. Caudo men
went to GraDd Forks I oday to bring
back Baumberger. Sheriff McCune, it
is said, having demonstrated his inabil
ity to enforce the law, will unload the
responsibility upon the Candoites and
make no resistance.
THE MOB IN PURSUIT. .
Crookston, Minn., July 14. Baum
berger, the Cando murderer, was
brought here by Sheriff Fadden, of
Grand Fort s, on the Northern Pacific
railway to get him away from the mob,
but on his arrival he learned the mob
were still in pursuit and would be over
on the Great Northern which comes
one hour later, so he left on the same
train. The party left Grand Forks in
a hack, but were picked up a few miles
out of the city. It is not known where
the murderer is to be taken but Bis
mark is the reported destination.
Compelled tu Active Work.
Washington, July 14. It looks very
much as if the treasury department of
the United States would be compelled
to do some active work in order to car
ry out the provisions of the Sherman
law this month. July is now almost
gone, and still the treasury has pur
chased only a fraction more than iii
per cent of the 4,500,000 ounces pre
scribed. The price paid when June
purchasers were completed was 82.20
per ounce. July 7, 100,000 ounces
were taken at 72. Next day 538,000
ounces, at 72.30 wbre accepted. One
hundred thousand ounces were pur
chases Monday at 71 50. This completes
the purchases for the month. The direc
tors of the mint today made a
counter proposition on 375,000 ounces
offered at prices ranging from 72 to
73.50, in which he agreed to take silver
A Mated Actress Dead.
New York, July 14. Octavia Al
len, flftv-three years of age, atone time
a famous actress, died at Ft. Lee last
night from heart trouble. She was at
different times leading lady for Booth,
Barrett and Keeneand was well known
as one of the best actresses in this part
of the country. .
Coeuaated to Life Senteaee.
Mount Vernon, Mo., July 14.
0. R, Carter, who was to have been
henged Thursday for the murder of
Captain Robert Crockett In February,
seven vears ago. received information
of the Governor's commutation of his
seutenoe;to that of twenty-five years'
Imprisonment in the , penitentiary.
Six different dates have been set for
his execution. Indignation at the
governor's actions In interfering with
Newruko, X. y., July, M. The
West Shore day express, due here a.
12. -C4 p. m., was wrecked on the West
Shore fu Igty Thursday. In crossing
the yards the engine picked np it is
supposed some loose object which
co used it to leave the track. It run
upon the ties for some distance and
then crashed into a freight train stand
ing in the yard. The engineer upon
feeling the engin leave the track,
shut off steam, whist ed for the brazes,
and t.e and the fireman jumped. The
latter Charles Willis, ruptured a blood
vessel and was badly bruised. The en
gineer escaped with slight injuries,
Fred Holland, the engineer of the
freight, bad his skull fractured and was
badly cut over the eye About a dozen
persons were in the smoker, but they
in coach No. 71, which was filled
with passengers, nearly ail ihe casual
ties occurred. The entire side was
ripped off and all the killed were ou
that side. The parlor car trucks were
broken, bat the passengers, beyond
being severely shaken up, were not in
jured. Those who were able to walk
started out ou foot for the station aad
were seen with their bruised and bleed
ing faces making their way painfully
and slowly in the hot sun, Mr William
II. Callahan, of the Pennsylvania coal
company office force near the scene,
heard the crash and, upon learning the
causa, smit word to the central tele,
phoue office to notify every physician
in the city to go to the scene and with
in half an hour there were a dozen
docto.s attending to the., wounded.
Several clergymen were also present to
offer consolation to the severely injured.
T weixy-one wounded were taken to
St. Luke's hospital in this city. Coro
nor t i win was notified and proceeded
to hold an inquest. The dead bodies
were removed to an undertaker's es
tablishment and held to be claimed by
A few days ago four cars of a freight
train left the rails at the same place.
It is said that an examination shows a
fresh fracture in the frog, probably
caused by the engine running off the
Phoeuls IniuraiBoe Co. la Trouble.
Faugo, N. D. July 15. Sheriff
Barnes served papers upon E. Ashley
Mears, of the Pho;nix Insurance com
pany, to appear before Judge McCon
nell on July 2u, and show cause why a
receiver should not be appointed to
wind up the affairs of the company and
prohibit it from doing business in the
state of North Dakota in the future.
The principal office of the Phoenix
Insurance company was formerly loca
ted at Mineola but was removed to
Fargo, June 26, 1893. The deficiency
in the assets of the company arose
from the failure of the Fargo and the
Dakota National banks owned by Mr.
The capital stock of the Phoenix In
surance company was 8200,000 of
which $100,000 was paid in. A large
amount of the stock of the two banks
was held as assets by the Phoenix In
surance company and by the failure of
these banks tiie assets became dimin
ished by the amount of that stock.
The company also had included as as
sets $25,000 of the stock of various
state banks owned by Mears, which
could not legally be included in the
list ot assets.
r At a Tiger Mercy.
Chicago, July 15. Amelia Berg, a
German girl who puts trained tigers
through performances at a menagerie
in Midway plaisance at the world's fair
was badiy hurt by a new tiger.
She was trying to make the brute sit
on a stool and when he refused, tried
to drag him by the fore paws. He was
too heavy and the girl slipped and fell
Ihe tiger leaped upon her like a Hash
and before the attendants could drive
him away he had lacerated the girl's
right thigh in a fearful manner.
Miss Berg was carried from the arena
unconscious and although not fatally
injured it will be a long time before
she will resume work.
Robbed In Broad Daylight
Mound Valley, Kas.. July 15.
The bank of Mound Valley, owned by
C. M. Condon of Oswego, was robbed
at 12:30 o'clock Thursday by three men
who rode into town, and entering the
bank, tied and gagged cashier J. O.
Wilson and secured the money in sight
which amomted to 9600. Before Mr.
Wilson could give the alarm the rob
bers had made their eacage and were
on their way to Ihe territory, twenty
miles south. As soon as the news
reached CoffeyvlUe several posses
started out to Intercept them.
Mound Valley is a little town of
about 1,000 people, eighteen miles
northeast of Coffey villej in Labette
county at the crossing of the Frisco
and M. K. & T. railroads. It was the
only bank in the town, its capital stock
Is 815,000, but on account of its prox
imity to Uswego but little money is
kept in the bank. The robbers were
white men and young. No one from
Mound Valley Is In pursuit, but the
country between here and Edna is
aroused and their capture is probable.
Will Probably Heel a.
Milwaukee, July 13 James G.
Jenkins, United States circuit judge
under indictment here In connection
with the failure of the Planklnton
bank said that if be bad received the
slightest intimation of his indictment
be would have immediately resigned
his seat on tbr circuit court bench. He
thinks be will have some friend, prob
ably Secretry Gresham, lay the matter
before Cleveland and if the president
thinks best be will resign.
She had wondered in the carriage how
she should meet Jack; but he came
swiftly up, with a warm shake of the
hand, and was bero, there, and every
where, with rather, boisterous fun. All
seemed like a dream, the noise and the
warmth and the shouts, as they played
earth, air, and water; and for half a mo
ment she shut her eyes to try and realize
t all; butsbe was summarily roused by
a sharpjilow from the ball, and a shout
of earth, 1, 2. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
'Trout, salmon, eaRle!" she cried. In
an agony of hurry, and then followed a
burst of lauehter; she was fairly roused,
and found herself playinff with as much
vlRor as little Dick, the youngest Gret
hard, still in knickerbockers. Then
came a pause, and in marched the butler
carrying a magnificent dish of snap
dragon, and the lamps were carried out,
and the fun rose to the highest pitch.
One of Lady Armlne's children, little
Alice, was rather frightened, and Dita
held her hand to coax her. Then the
salt was thrown on, and the usual effect
produced Jack and the boys adding to
the terrors by the most horrible grim
aces. At 8 o'clock the littln children dis
persed to bed, and the elder ones went
to dress for dinner, while all the per
formers in the evening's amusement
joined In a school-room tea.
Perdita begged to be allowed to join
them she was the merriest among them;
once, when the recollection of her
troubles flashed across her. she wondered
at herself, and fancied that they were
all untrue that her troubles could not
be real only a mistake.
When the charades wore over, danc
ing began. Dita was still afraid to ven
ture, but Mrs. Lee Aston made hor sit
close beside her, and she enjoyed it al
most as much.
"Not one dance?" asked Jack, 'will
you not dance even one? What a fatal
first ball that was!"
"Dita gave a lftHeshiver; but she an
swered gayly. "Not one"? my dancing '
days are over."
"I wonder what my Mabel is doing!"
said Lady Annine, wistfully; and her
thoughts were wandering away to the
first of her nestilniss who had taken wing.
Far away in Dunmonalgh, Mabel was
standing at her window alone, and the
large tears were rolling down her cheeks.
Christmas day, when all families meet
together, and the bovs are home from
school, and life is at its brightest, she
stood alone, looking out on the frozen
lake, where the moon gleamed over the
snow, and each black Scotch fir was
shrouded with white. It was very cold,
and her heart was full, longing for the
father and mother who loved her so
fondly, for the noisy brothers and the
merry sisters who overflowed hor home;
all was so dignified, and all seemed so
old, she would fain have been silly and
childishly merry again. Angus was
kind, and Lady Grisel was oven too
anxious to do all for her she could; but
they were so wise and old, and Mabel
felt as if she were fluttering in a cage:
and as she looked out, she presed her
forehead against the cold window-pane
and sobbed, and kissed the great packet
of letters that had arrived that morn
ing, the loving blessings from her par
ents, the pages of school-roomnew3 from
her sisters, and the boyish "Merry
Christmas" from all the boys.
Then she started on hearing her hus
band's voice, and carefully wiped her
eyes and put the letters away, lie had
thought them silly in the morning, and
she would rather he did not speak of
them again; so she smoothed her sott
hair, and stole down stairs for fear An
gus should come and seek her.
The dancing at the Lee Astons' went
on till past midnight; then all was over,
and Perdita went to bed. What a
strange long day It seemed! and then
she started and gave a littlo moan, for
the pain came back to her heart
with a sudden pang; and sbo knew that
it had but slept for a time, and that it
lived and was very keen. Her littlo sim
ple prayer went up for distant friends,
for lid ward and for Mabel, and when
she fell asleep her pillow was wet with
When the spring came Nannie was not
well enough to leave Salford, so the
journey to the German baths was post
poned till the autumn, with which ar
rangement they wero all well pleased.
The fine sunny summer brought back
some strength to the invalid; she was
able to be constantly out of doors, and
the quiet and peace made her enjoy It
The Armlnes and Lee Astons, and all
the gayer neighbors, vTere gone to Lon
don; but Perdita was almost glad, as it
left her free to devote herself to Mrs.
Lovel, whom she watched with clinging
At last, when the middle of July was
reached the doctor would boar of no
further delay. A courier was engaged
and the whole party started on their
Badfeld lay, as do most of inch towns.
In a valley, mountains rising hopelessly
on evry side. The railway ran through
the midst of the valley, which was per
haps a mile wide, and the low around
was swampy and wet The town was
built en a lower slope of the hills; a hugo
square hotel, with windows enough tot a
manufactory, stood in a iarge garden,
aad there were Innumerable steep little
walks through the low Srwoods on the
The little party arrived very tired alter
a hot dusty journey one Thursday even
ing, and found the courier (who bad
preceded them by an earlier train) in
despair. There were no rooms to be had
except one small bedroom on the fifth
They looked at each other in dismay.
The hotel-keeper could give them no
hope, though their rooms had been
ordered weeks before; more and more
people were arriving daily, and he was
at his wits' end where to put them.
"A large family came yesterday," he
said, "and 1 know not how long she
iv Tf she aa. these ladies shall Im
mediately occupy their apartments; if
not " and he shrugged his shoulders.
A carrying-cbair was brought,and Mrs.
Lovel was carried np stairs to the one
room, while Mr. Lovel and the courier
sallied forth on an expedition to all the
other hotels and lodging houses In the
town, to see if any rooms could be had.
They returned in triumph; they found
that though the SchwelUerhof (of which
every village In German Switzerland pos
sesses one) was quite full. It had belong
ing to It a tidy iittlecfaalet, adependance
containing live rooms. It was now oc
cupied by a German Princess with her
two daughters, but they were going to
leave on the following morning, and
Andrew had joyfully secured It all.
For this one night Perdita must sloep
with ber mother and the maid, and two
beds were rolled In from the passage;
and Andrew could find a room for him
self In the Badhof, a llulle Inn some way
off in the town.
it was a great relief to think that the
present state of things was not to con
tinue and they were in better spirits
than tbey had ventured to think possible
an hour before.
Nannie had her dinner brought up to
her room, and Perdita and ber father
went down ot the table d'hote room.
It was all new to both of them, and
they wore much amused by the crowd
ot people seated In groups round little
tables eating and talking ceaselessly.
The courier marshaled them to a table
which they were to share with two ladles
and three very magnificent German o Ul
cers, who rose at their approach and
Suddenly Perdita uttered an exclama
tion of pleasure.
"Oh father, how delightful! a familiar
And thore at a round table in a corner
of the great room, Andrew saw Lady
Armine with three of her children, and
a lady whom Dita knew to be the gover
ness. Thoy had just finished their sup
per and wore leaving the ruiQ.
Dita would tLlh Kvc run afterewm,
out uiu not oaro in mat crowq: niJ'leen fuK?
" wo in uib,u ojjiiiua otv Ma' ep.i-.f
found companions tor their uVe at ISad
feld. Mildred Orethard was the next sister
to Mabel; she was 18 years old, and lately
come out; and now that ton eldest daugh
ter was married, she was her mother's
constant companion. The next girl.
the spine, and it was for her sake that
they were there.
She and the littlo boy, Dk 'f, were the
only ones still In the schoohoom, he not
being yet old enough to go to school,
The noxt morning was spent by the
Lovel's In moving and settling In the
chalet, which rejoiced in the name ot
Bellevue. It was a nice little houe, a
pretense Swiss cottage, with a large ver
anda, into which all the long French
windows opened. It was fixed, .as It
were, into the side of the mountain, so
that there was a sweet smell of firwood
round about It. In front, great crimson
oleanders grew in tubs, and were in full
i. . vr t , . "That ' very nlce f her."
It took Mrs. Lovel s fancy at once; she "She's not nice now," said Dick, dla
had never expected to be so much pleased contentedly; "she always used to be so
with anything out of England. Whether Jolly, but she's quite spoilt; and when
t was the sma Iness of it that gave her mamma and Milly and I went there, they
2 i'Zrl? "f-P- ' - f -I away just a'. If I
rural cottage or whether It was only
the rest and repose after the crowded
and noisy hotels they had been In, but
she teemed to be thoroughly settled and
happy there at once, to Andrew's great
They had brought all sorts of pillows
and alr-cushlonswitb them, and Nannie
was carried out to a sofa under the
veranda, where she could lie among the
oleanders, and see through the trees all
thn gayly dressed people walking In the
garden or listening to the never-ceasing
There was a spare room kept In the
chalet for Jaques, iu case he should join
In the afternoon Mr. Lovel and Dita
found out the rooms which Lady Ar
mine inhabited, and went to call on hor.
A waiter carried their cards In to No.
U5, but before tbe answer came, Mildred
came running out to beg them to come
In. The girls were quite enchanted to
Whether Lady Armine was as en
chanted to see Andrew was not quit
socer-iln, but she had a great respect
for h ., and a most cordial liking for
his wi,, and she greeted both father
and daughter with warm kindness.
Perdita was pressed to spend as much
time as she could spare with the girls
and It was Insisted on that she should
share their German master, and como
and play whenever she liked upon the
piano, which they had secured by a rare
. w . . . v. vacuum ijfcbio
imt7vo ui kuvu lunune.
Then Lady Armine put on her l.
lov anu WBIIv across IhM fflnl... 1.1.
Andrew to see Mrs. Lovel, ana the three
glr s sat down to have a chat together.
dita; "how many bath- have you had?"
"Only three, and they are very pi,,.
sant They are beautiful whiJ Xl.?
mutye ' salt Per
Ihey are beautiful whlu, h.n..
and the water
is blue, and as Hear
Dick, who could nevor control his voice,
"s ngsall tbe time at the top of h
voice a sort of howl withnm .1. V. 1
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tanhes " ' Uy "k0,hu
Nom .oud. D.ck. D.,; ,
aulte true. It U k in ' "
constant rash ef wi
batbt. it hu a asoa eerie nam
.in..M told MIm ana,
Dick, "that the woman's maid's asms Is
btreicbhoch, pronoonosd like s Wo-
My dear Dick!"
"And Streichbocb told Jones that her
isdy (that's the Uauihee) Is always afraid
of having a fit In ber bath, and If she
stops sieging lor one snoaeot she Is to
run in with a Jug of cold water."
"1 should have thought thai there was
water enoufh already," said Dita, laugh
ing. "What Is this singing lady like on
She is beautiful," said Dick, gravely.
'She has golden hair, and the pinkest
cheeks, and the blackest eyebrows con
ceivable." said Mildred, "and she Is
Dick's ideal of female beauty."
"Are there any funny people here?"
There Is an Italian lady who site
with her legs crossed, smoking cigar
ettes, whom we often watch. And, by
tbe bye, a friend of yours has been here;
she passed through BadfeM last week,
on her way to the Italian lakes."
"Who is that?"
"Lady Norton; she has a Miss Gray
with her. a niece whom she Is very fond
of, and they are going to meet 81r Ed
ward at Como. They mean to linger
ihcre until It is cool enough for travel
ing home. He has been climbing all the
worst mountains In Switzerland."
"He Is fond of Alpine climbing," said
Dita. her heart besting quickly.
"Yes; and Lady Norton says that even
the guides are astonished at his powers."
"Have you seen the esgle?". inter
"No; what eagle?"
"It comes from the mountains," an
swered Mildred: "and has been several
times in the valley."
"Such a fine fellow!" cried Dick; "lav
mense! and Sir Edward told Lady Nor
ton that he saw htm "
"No Dick, not that eagle an eagle."
"Swoop down and carry off a very fat
little marmot In Its mouth Its claws, I
mean. I believe they feel about and pick
out the fattest."
"Then tbey certainly will not catch
you," said Perdita, making adash at the
little blue knickerbockers, which skill
fully wriggled nut of reach.
"Jack comes to-morrow," shouted
Dick, apropos do bottes.
"Mr. Lee Aston, you most Imnertl
ment little monkey!" cried Mildred.
"Jack I always call him Jack," said
Dick. "It will be great fun when he
"What can be be coining hero for?",
said Dita, wnnderinKjy.
"He is very rheumatic, and has a bone
in his back," said Dick.
"My dear boy!"
"He told me so himself; he said It was
a dreadful bone a whole yard long," and
Dick's face looked quite in earnest.
"I do not know why be is coming,"
said Mildred, ber pretty cheeks more
pink than usual.
"We saw a great deal of him in Lon
don, and when we came abroad he went
to Dunmoua gh to see Mabel and Angus,
and bo promised to come out here and
tell us all about them afterward."
A pleasant Idea came Into Perdita's
mind, and smiling herself, sbo caught a
corresponding sml e on Mary's face.
"I am very glad he is coming," she
"Ho said the waters would melt the
bone if they were hot enough," said
Dick, "tasked him If tt would hurt,
i.u(!v f;HJlow: aia uita, laugmng.
. .1 . U -A .. t LI. ... . .. -
have you not?" said Mary.
"No, lu 1 shall be delighted at
good tortunc coming to any or those
made him her heir, and now gives him a
very good allowance; is It not nice?"
"I am so glad! I always thought that
she was a kind old lady, and very fond of
Jack Lee Aston."
"They are all delighted," said Mildred.
"For though he is quite clever enough
to make his own way, of course It would
have been slow work."-
"Jack will be able to tell us about
Mabel's big dog," said Dick, finding his
friend's prospects a very dull topic of
"Has Mabel a big dog?" said Perdita.
"Yes. almost as big as a little douv.
Lady Grisel got It for her because she
wanted one; she gets her everything she
wrs one nr ihn ra hioa "
"Oh, Dick. Dick, nonsense!" cried Mil
"It's not nonsense," cried he. Indig
nantly; "and she never laughs and plays
now as we used "
to he continued. 1
How Johnny Broke the News.
"Oh! ma, ma," shrieked Johnny,
rushing into his mother's room, "a man
down the street knocked pa ont with an
umbrella, and broke three ribs. He"
"What! Three ribs? What will be
come of us I Oh, my son, your poor
father will die. Here, John, run down
to Dr. Blank's and tell him to oonienp
immediately with bandages and all those
things. Mary, tell James to bring the
carriage immediately. Dear George;
three ribs broken; how he most suffer
It's awful! Thank Heaven, there's the
carriage now. Doctor combs; soon,
John? That's good. I'm going to get
your father, darling. Good-by.'
"What's the matter with ma?" said
John, as hit mother drove off. "Seems
kinder worried. Guess Til run across
to Billie's and help him to dynamite
that cat. Ho long."
In the meantime his distracted moth
er was hastening to her husband's office,
where, much to her surprise, she found1
him attending to business as usual, and
ia uvriy us a critic."
U'l.w r - . . . . .. - . .
j you were hurt f 1 HW
Hurt? My.no. A crank hit me
with his umbrella, but, fortunately, I
ot it awav from bin. k.r. k. AUt
I lTnge- , H there '
r.n" "-wJ. "h. the
much damnge. Ht-e, there it is. Three
iimi broken why, what's the matter.
"Nothing; I'm going
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borne to see
She went, sad
...., nun an Him SHlll.
ftt rward thai he was
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