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The Harrison Press Journal,
C. C. BLKKifc, Proprietor.
HARRISON, - - NEBRASKA.
NEBRASKA NEWS NOTES
The proposition to Issue $."9.a"0 of 4
per cent refunding bonis was defeated
at Wymote by k-ss than four votes.,
While driving a binder at Superior.
John Wamn was thrown down before
the machine and his arm wag cut otf.
The use of the entire arm will be lost,
as nothing but a short stump was left.
Mabt LJlaiatoriiaK'id S, was Mttsji by
a rattlesnake while playing on the
ranch of her father twvive milts
northwest of Sidney, The child was
brought to Sidney for treatment, but
her condition is very critical.
W. F. lilue was arrested at York,
charged with selling intoxicating li
quors. The charge Is that en July 4
he disposed of liquors at the stock
yards In York. He wasbound over to
the next term of the district court un
der $300 bond.
In keeping with a general policy of
retrenchment. Superintendent Beghtol
of the Boys' Industrial school at Kear
ney has arranged to do away with the
services of a regular chaplain and in
stead have the religious services con
ducted by ministers of the city.
Dr. Beghtol'has prepared to give the
boys at the reform school at Kearney
all the milk they can conveniently
drink. He has purchased several se
lect cows and will add to the herd as
the boys' capacity increases. He now
has eighteen cows and 133 boi-s.
Ed Fry, local agent for the Stand
ard Oil company at Beatrice, was
probably fatally injured by being
thrown from his wagon. He sustained
a broktn arm and was frightfully
bruised about the body. The accident
was caused by one of the wheels of
the wagon corning off.
The eighth annual picnic of the
Woodmen of Fillmore county wiil be
held at Ohfowa in the near future.
Habeman's First Regiment band will
furnish the muse and Vidlcon ascen
sions, ball games, and prize urrlls wilt
be features of the outing. An enor
mous crowd is assured.
President M. L. Scuddcr of the Lin
coln Traction company announces the
proposed construction of a new street
car line to the state fair grounds. It
has been reported by some newspapers
that the company would discontinue
Its service to the grounds because of
alleged unfair concessions made to the
. The Lutheran church at Fremont has
divided Into two sections on the ques
tion of membership in secret orders.
Those who joined fraternal societies
separated from the old church- They
have purchased a site and will soon
erect a brick church. The dissenting
congregation is called the Salem Lu
Peter Wiekhorst, a young farmer living-
three miles south of Nebraska
City, was seriously injured by his team
running away and trampling- on him.
He has just unhitched them from a
harvesting machine, when they became
frightened and started to run. Wick
horst was thrown to the ground and
one of the horses planted his foot in
the middle of his back.
Engineer Andrew Rosowater of
Omaha visited the department of irri
gation at the state hous for the pur
pose of inspecting some plans ani
..papers connected with the proposed
Platte river power plants. Mr. Kose--water
is the owner of two projects,
known as the Fremont and Omaha
power plants, and while at Lincoln
expressed himself as sanguine that one
or the other would soon be pushed to
J. E. Smith, an Incorporator of the
Kansas City, Beatrice & Western rail
road, filed a mortgage last week to
the Union Trust company of Philadel
phia for fciOO.OOO. Mr. Smith stated
that the work would begin on the road
as soon as the mortgage Is returned to
Philadelphia and the money is received.
The road is to run from Virginia to
Beatrice, and thence to Grand Island,
with a branch from Beatrice to Lin
Chief Game Warden Simpkins and
Deputy George Carter successfully
raided a crowd of Hit it hunters in
Holt county last week. The capture
included John P. Sullivan, Jerry Sul
livan, Mike Sullivan and Patrick Sul
livan, and in their possession were
found seventeen prairie chickens. The
men were convicted and fined tj for
each bird and the costs of the prose
cution, the aggregate penalty being
The arrest and trial of thpse
men created a sensation In O'Neill,
the county seat, and throughout the
county. M. F. Harrington was em
ployed to defend them and in the trial
put up the plea that mere possession
f the prairie chickens outside of the
Open season was not in Itself an of
fense for which a penalty could be Im
posed. Insisting that evidence that the
actually shot them was necessary
State Engineer Dobson and Assist
Mtt Forbes started for a trip over the
trrsjatlon districts along the Platte
ftver In the western part of the state.
They expect to be about one week on
tts) work. They have many new claims
t consider, a few .disputes between
impropriators to settle and several
to Investigate. .
At, Harvard shocks of grain - are
?,rf la such condition that threshing
"t 1 tSMkins has begun, though much
" XXU Is wtt.
Some of the American Queens
Under Great Britain's Union Jack.
London letter: Tha coronation of i a bralcrjny surrounding each story to
King Edward and Qj-on Alexander has ! the roof. Upon ascending the stairs to
brought more Americans to British , ::e,'Ir,t- floor, "e fjr(s a V(-Stilul"
-i- m . . , , , l' Jinf? into the beautiful conservatory,
shou" thdR are llk0'y 10 ' gathered directly over the front poich. In the la
under the L uioa Jack for at least a ! terior of th'a vf-ritit.Io iw.wr nf flnw-Pt-a
Many of these- society leaders from seen and come beautiful grovps iu mar
tiie Niw World are the guests of Amor- Lie ami terra cotta.
lean women who have married titled! The ballrooro of Hyde Park house n
EnsUhhtnon and who having thus been J notably the most beautif: la London,
gi'-fted onto the British aristocracy! It is divided into three parts by stau
hsve become e part and parcel of it. I ly columns and fa one of the most peri-hat
the-a&cet-tors-ot -sonrfr of these fecuy- vestal- iookinginieriOTs inys'in
women were undoubtedly plebeian 1 able. The effect is almost entirely in
semis to make no dinVn-nee bo long j pure white unpolhdied marble, to which
as they have passed through the cruci-! the Venetian chandeliers; lend a slight
b!c of American parentage or citizen-! relief, enhanced 'somewhat by the yel-stip-
I low brocade ottomana in each window
The most admittedly beautiful Amrr-jami the Persian rugs on the poi.ii.hed
iear. woman in England today and the j floor.
owih" of one of the most palatial of i Next to the ballroom and conserva-1-or.don
residences. I,ady Nayh.r-Ley- tory. as a point of interest, comes tii"
land, is, it is said, the grand-daugh-j picture gallery. This is not rich in
ter of a man who was gardener for an , ancestral portraits neither Sir Herbert
English duke. Scions of the duke j or Ladv Jennie having occasion to
family are said to be now suppliants j boast much of "their claims of long
tor the social favors of the beautiful descent.' thr baronet's father hnvie.-
The parents of Lady Naylor-Leyland
were comfortably off. Her father was
W. S. Chamberlain of Cleveland, whose
money was made in business; her
mother being the only daughter of Hi
ram V. Wilson of Madison County, N.
Of course the social success of the
gardener's granddaughter has been due
trx ),nr ...... I t i v.. . !.,. Tfct,. ! .'
such a diningurVhed type that p'o-ts
and painters have raved over it and a'
r,. of famm. hv rt,.le
her charms on canvas.
L)dy Naylor-Leyland is known fa-
miliar!- as "the Morning Glory because
of tile remarkable effulgence of her!
eyes, which are always wide open and !
so marvelousiy clear in color.
Hyde Park House, one of the most!
sumptuous mansions in London, whose
mahogany has often been graced by
royalty, even to the presence of th
king himself, is not only an architec
tural marvel but one of the most, re
markable art treasure houses in Eng
land. The owner of the princely home, and
poKsibly the most beautiful womrn of
her type in the liritish aristocracy, is
w-ithal a caged bird in her beautiful
Her late husband. Sir Herbert Rear-
isbrick Naylor-Leyland. Bart., dyinrrj
three years ago, after a happy wedded j
life of ten years with the Cleveland j
beauty, who had gone to him a dower-
less bride, left her a life Interest in his to mention The center of the pnllery
property valued at $5,000.00(1 with the j i, oeetipied by circular tables, su&ntre
provision that if she married again the j ly and wonderfully Inlaid. One js a
property should revert to the two sons, conglomeration ot previous stones, fas
and her income be reduced to Jifi.OOO
From time to time rumors have been
current that the captive bird had se
lected another mate and that she was
prepared to relinquish her magnificent
home to become the bride of some new
and distinguished suitor, but thus far
the rumors have come to naueht. Possi
bly the temptation of retaining her
beautiful home is greater than any de
voted admirer can offer, for it Is doubt
ful if she would ever again be mistress
of such a superb establishment.
This home, known as Hyde Park
House,' situated near the Albert Gate,
amid some cf the most notable of the
London town residences, is sheltering
more distinguished Americans at the
present time than perhaps any other
mansion in London.
The house is a large gray stone struc
ture, the great central porch, over
which is the conservatory, jutting out
intn the K.-ml-circntar innmh anA i
lending suitable dicnitv to the hnze 1
The entrance to the house is a lofty
outer hall of marble over the fireplace
of which is a wonderful panel of Delia
Rubbia faence. once presumably an al
tar piece surrounded by bas reliefs in
marble and bronze and fine statues.
The wide marble steps which lead up
from this hall to the top of the house
present a most imposing appearance,
being gtiarded by lions cottehant on
either side. With one or two excep
tions this Is believed to be the most
imposing staircase in England. Those
at Dorchester and Chesterfield houses
are said to rival it. there is one on the
continent and possibly one at the Grand
Opera house in Paris which may also
be considered m the same class.
The stairway is of richly white mar
ble, with balustrade of finely wrought
bronze, and hand rails of burnished
brass. Half way up is a marble landing
where the staircase branches from right
to left, leading to a marble-paved gal
I'pon this landing, midway up the
staircase, one sees, upon walking up,
PULLED THE BULL PTJP'S TAIL.
Seedy Man Surprised Everybody by
Stopping a Dog Fight ,
The bull pup that was going away to
the country with the young man In the
checked Rtrit and the irascible little fox
teir'er that was taking the nice-looking
young woman In the yeilow silk dust
cloak to the seashore had disagreed In
the plat.lon, and were tangled up in a
whirling cloud of dust and dog hair.
The check-suited young roan was
making wild but ineffectual attempts to
throttle his own pet, and the nice-looking
young woman with hands uplifted
was walling for a policeman to come
and club the brute who was killing
"deer Foxy." The other women pas
sengers were fleeing, and the men were
suggesting in turn snuff, pepper, a pail
of water, and other things equally un
available at the moment to break the
bull pup's hold.
From somewhere there appeared a
square-Jawed, seedy-looking person,
chewing a strsw. and he took com
mand of the situation. With one sweep
of his arm he moved aside the check
suited young man. with a swift
grab with the other hand seized the
bulldog's collar and tucked him, head
downward, under the other arm.
The fo terrier, loudly proclaiming
that he had had enough, hung In the
air, wildly clawing at the seedy man's
legs. Not a sound came from the bull,
and cot a muscle of bis jaw relaxed.
The seedy man seized bis tail. Then,
with a smothered yelp, the bull pup
opened his mouth,
The terrier fell, gathered himself to
gether, and fled to the shelter of his
mistress' skirts. The bulldog, turning
an Inquiring eye apparently more In
Borrow than In anger, upon the seedy
some exquisite pieces of strmnry are
ben plain. Col. To:n Naylor-Leyland,
while her parentage has a!r?ady been
mentioned. The pictures are all the
more valuable on this account, since
they are of general, instead of merely
The room is very lofty and lighted
from what is termed a coffered roof.
The wails are literally covered with
masterpieces, whilst every article of
! "jiT ,s an cxhil'1Uon ,ie(e with a
t,''.,, , ,
Here la a rouP nf wonder., com
i meming with a fine Tintoretto;
! Day ol Judgment." with Christ seated
"n, a rain!'ow throne and a crowd of
?.ro';ind "7'm: a 'fmdei
r" '- of f'!1:" a &
na; a !f"pf' "Dlan 1
lerful Guido. "The
acgi. a "Madon-
a superb Jan Breughel, a Doge." liv
Pir ano; two unusually large examples
of the art of Laneret, a landscape, with
tatilp, by Gainsborough, and a stately
figure of (he school of Veronese.
Then we find pictures by RafaM.
Pen.ri, Potter, J. Van Huysitm! Caraei i,
Wouve-mans, a Del Sano. ("Th" Ador
a''r;.".." S. Rosa, Carcvagslo and
TtVn eomeg a "Madonna and Saints."
by I.tiini, Rembrandt's famous 'itabi.d"
tiiid Hans' Memlings wonderful trptyclt,
with sreries from the Miracles.
There are marry more marvelous ard
v.-or!; renowned pictures too numerotts
to rataiog.ie. as then are other things
tened together in such a way that the
whole mr.ss is polished to a uniform
surface. The top of another is of Flor
entine moEafe. while a third represents
the piazza of St. Peter's with mwlallloas
of Rome surrounding, the whole oc
cupying a space five feet in diameter,
and composed of minute tesserae.
In this room is aleo the largest Dres
den china group ever made and the
most beautiful example of this famous
work. It is "The Triumph of Hercules."
A pair of majrnificeN rose-water dish's
stand close to the entrance one built
up of pieces of lapus-lazuli. the other
of plasties of rock crystal set In silver,
with raised work in enamels and metal.
A cabinet which once belonged to the
Medici family Is a gem of the collec
tion. It is in ebony, d-eorated with
designs of flowers and buds in inlaid
marble and surmounted with figures in
bror.ze. A second cabinet which was
made for the Medicis Is formed of ebony
columns of rock-crystal and lapls-lazull
with incrustation of gold figures. This
cabinet is attributed to Benvenato
There are many more treasures in
this miniature museum which, like the
other notable pictures, must go un
There hangs in the vestibule of Hyde
Park house a tapestry by Kopt which Is
considered a marvel.
The picture gallery and four drawing
rooms opn from the marble hall. The
first of these is the Rose room, remark
able for Its delightful color scheme. In
this room there is not a single picture,
white-panelled walls with delicate gild
ed carving being left as a background
to some Inimitable china, porcelain,
carved ivory and quaintly jeweled tops.
The largest group of old Chelsea ever
made in one piece is also here. It is a
pieta with figures of the Madonna end
Christ modelled on a be.se of bleu de
rot with panels of scenes from the en
tombment. But the gem of all the col
lection is a picture by Edward Hughes
of the dainty mistress of Hyde Park
man, was hauled away by his owner to
coo! off. and he who had stopped the
fight, followed by the admiring glances
of tiie crowd, returned to the cab
There a snub-nosed youth with an In
quisitive air accosted him.
"Say," said tbe snub-nosed youth,
during a pause In the bartender's la
bors. Everybody had gone skating, it ap
peared, but discerned no connection be
tween that exercise and dog fighting.
"Ever sit down, sudden like, on the
Ic nn' wonder why you see so many
stars?" pursued the seedy man.
It seemed that everybody had had
that experience, too.
"Well," continued the seedy man,
"there you are. Its ail a matter o' med
ical knowledge and application of prac
"There ain't no more sensitive p'int
In the human frame, so to speak, as
the end of yer spine. That's what a
doctor as ought to know tells me an'
what I remember of skatln' makes me
believe It Now 1 applied that to bull
pups an' it works." .
Governor Gage of California baa rous
ed a storm of disapproval by securing
the parole from San Queotln prison of
Mah Noon, one of the most desperate
and bloodthirsty highbinders ever
caught, red-banded, Mah is a fine cook
and the governor has Installed him as
chef In his own home. The Chinaman
wns sentenced not long ago to 14 years
for attempting to murder another ce
lestial. He also shot and dangerously
wounded an officer who went to rrst
him. The governor's feliow-Republle-ui
are much Incensed.
Jew Industry Which is Doing V7oD'
dors in Jewelry Trade.
Chicago Inter Ocean: "A new in
dustry has grown up in this courtry
in the last few drtys," s:id a down
town jeweler. "It Is the treatment ana
setting of crystals and minerals partly
es imitations of real precious stones
and partly as t.rt objects and orna
ments which do not pretend to ba any
other thin they are simply pretty
things. The exteiit of this industry
and the success of its products can
hardly bo realised try- any oneoutide
"Chemistry plays an Important part
In the Industry. It i3 remarkable what
beautiful effects can be secured with
a bit of quartz by a chemist ho has
studied tiiia phase of mineralogy.
"There is, for itmtacce. the so-called
golden opal, which is not an opal at
ail. It is made by boiling chalcedony,
which is merely a species of quartz, in
honey, then in a solution of chromate.
of lead, and finally baking it. in hydro
chloric acid and kept at a moderate
heat for a frw weeks.
"In the same way deep red carnelians
are produced by skillfully burning the
pnie or dull chalcedonies. Black agate,
popular for mourning jewelry, is made
by fimrlar methods.
"Other colors and stripes are obtain
ed by boiling chalcedony in such f '
lutions as blood and water, and aftre
it has absorbed these boiling it in sul
"Agates are easily converter! into
onyx-like substances which lapidaries
use for cameos and intaglios. Any col
ored onyx can be obtained by simple
chemical processes. In fa-t. modern
chemistry h:s produced changes in
stones and minerals that it ta possible
to imitate many of them and improve
all but a very few,
"Not. only can the whole stone be
made to change its color, but f-ctlnns
and !lns of it can he made to o-snme
red, black, yellow, or white tune, while
tire rest stays pure white or black.
"Rock crysial, which is simply pure
quartz, is employ d to a much greater
extent than ever before for imitating
diamonds and other greciouH stoner..
These can be cut. and polished to al
most a rich a brillisncy as the r )i
stones, though, of course, they son
iose their :.. r and must be rent to
"Agate Is used in many different
ways for ornamenting trinket. Small
but. berr.ut.iful amethysts are found iu
Pennsylvania. Maine and North Caro
lina, and in Wyoming are large mcF-r'tt
of no;w agates.
"in fact, chemistry applied to com
paratively cheap minerals and skillful
treatment of them have made it p-tKsi-!t!e
fur people far from wealthy to jos
rsk excellent imitations of jewels
which themselves are almost price
less." ENGLISH ROYAL FAMILY.
Six Children Were Born to Present
King and Queen.
King Edward VII., born Nov. 0, ISM.
is the eldest son and the second child
of the late Queen Victoria and the aU
Prince Concert, Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
His sinter the Princess Vic
toria, the late dowager empress of Ger
many, was one year his senior.
Kiug Edward married the Princess
Alexandra, the eldest daughter of King
Christian IX. of Denmark, March 10.
l!sG3, and to tbem were born six chil
dren, as follows:
1. Albert Victor, the duke of Ciar
enre, born Jan. 8. 1M4. who was heir
apparent until his deeth, Jan. 14, 1892,
when the succession devolved upon
2. George Frederick, Duke of Corn
wall and York, born Jan. 3. who
married Victoria Mary, daughter of the
Duke of Teck. July G, 1S03. He has
since succeeded to his father's title, the
Prince of Wales.
3. Princf ss Louise, born Feb. CO, 1SC7,
and married to the Duke of Fife July,
4. PrinresB Victoria Alexandra, born
July 6, 18C8.
5. Princess Maud, born Nov. 2fi. 1869.
and married to Prince Karl of Denmark
July 22. 1SS5.
6. Prince Alexander, born in 1S17,
and who died in infancy.
The children of the present Prince of
1. Edward Albert, born June 23.
2. Albert Frederick, born Dec. 14,
3. Victoria Alexandra, born April 25,
4. Henry William, born March 31.
Philadelphia Family Pride.
An uptown reader tells of the "brf ak"
made by a tot of the family who was
one of a party of little girls at a recent
Ftrawborry fpsflvai in the vicinity of
her home. Fhe had been valiantly
glorious and Ingenuous discourses of
belonging to her family, and had man
aged to hold her own against the vain
glorious and ingenuious discourses of
her companions. They had gone from
clothes to personal appearances, then
to interior furnishings, then to the
number of tons of coal consumed In
the home of earh during the last win
ter, and finally brought up at. parental
dignity. The minister's little girl
"Every package that coaiea for my
papa Is marked 'D IV "
'An' every package that conies for my
papi is marked 'M. D.,' " retorted the
daughter of a psyslclan of the neigh
borhood. Then came a fine snort of contempt
from the heroine of this anecdote.
"Huh!" she exclaimed, "every package
that comes to our house Is marked 'C.
O. D.' There now!"
Recent discussion as to the proper
pronnunciation of certain oBer words
has led a London newspaper to Inquire
how the Boers themselves pronounce
the nam" of Dewet. Delarey, Ilotha,
Steyn red Iyds. If Doer usage is to
prevail Dewet is Devet, Delarey has the
accent on the last syllable, just ai De
La Rue; Rotha Is Bola, with the accent
on the first syllable; Steyn and Ieyds
are "Stain" and "Lalds," respectively.
On his way around the world, wheel
ing his wife and child before him In a
perambulator, an American "globe
trotter" has arrived at Zurich from Vi
enna, and will shortly set out for Paris.
IROM "THE WATCH BELOW.
The braces snap; the itorm-xalls rip.
The fettered Kales have strtucglfd trie;
The KtrnliuiiK preyhouiid ts the tbip.
The fiiuiiiiiis wolves, the s'a.
Their glistening fangs are wide to Hrike;
Their fumUhed eyew are llnke.s ut lire;
Hunger and surd-it whet alike
Their immemorial ire.
Mut Heeler than the fleeing hound,
And surer than the ruthless foe.
On ruMies to Its fated bound
The midnight watch below.
The watch is called: he never heeds;
l.et the sweet feast hii lunging cloy)
On nectar and ambroHiH fcedn
The sleeping sailor boy.
The fo'eastle. the deck, the spars,
The swollen sea. the lowering skies.
The drowning sun, the .li-i jiij nt starry
H. -ivM fnilil from hU t-ves.
He wakes at rush nf trampling feet.
And shouts, and oaths tint Kl.iy Ills
To Join, at halyard nr,,i :;t s-liett.
The seamen swaying th.-n
Wilh !h he lines the lurching deck
And mans the yards that skim th s.-.-is;
He fears nor wind, cur wuvu, i.or wreck,
N'r destiny's d ere
In all his wrath the storm Is en;
Peep calls to dee. In travall-moan;
liown to the waste the boy b,is gen"
The weltering waste alnne.
The horror of the duwnwnrd sweep;
The Ktruexie of the smothering brine!
My K-unrdliin annd, thou w.iulisL w p
If such a fate were mine;
Stay, my lament! lie feared nut ill.
My life-dream, ton. wlh soon KQ by.
Jt 1h his watch below; be still:
I. et. the wet hi a boy lie'
Edward X. Ponn.ro' in the Juiv At
lantic. Pelruchio Up-to-DaLte.
13 T WILLIAM il'I.EOD HA INK.
'Copyright, 1901, by Authors' Syndic-it, i,;
HIS is the story of a nan
who was miserable till he
was married, and then his
unhappiness paused into
the compart I ve degre".
Seven years had Frank
Jennings wooed his
Itachel, and though in the
end he married lier, yet ae
our :i doubted whether he had won her
heart, it was undeniably tru' that his
caresses were distasteful to her. and
that si e tolerated with bare prjljienerrs
the slightest expression of effection bc-
Why did she marry him? There were
critics unkind enough to say the cause
might have been found in the loneli
ness of her environment. In Khort, she
was 2fi; the fairy prince site might have
welcomed never came riding to her
door; Jennings was a rising lawyer and
could give her the opportunities her
soul craved. Therefore she married.
It vae unfortunate that Jennings'
lack of savoir faire took the form it
did, for in other directions he was a man
of force. The world recognized that, a
career lay before him. and because siic
cef s cotnnirin-is success he was begin
ning of find every day new chances of
promotion. In every direction but thr
one he had "arrived" very fast during
the past year, but he confessed to him
self with a toticti of aespalr that he
could not meit by his devoted attentions
his wife's cool matter-of-fact indiffer
ence of manner toward him. Indeed,
he suspected that his very thoughtful
ries often bored this domestic marble
statue of his.
Frank Jennings got his big inspira
tion cn night when they were at the
theater. The play was "The Taming of
the Shrew," with Ada Rehan In the ti
tle role. It struck Jennings forcibly
that the handsome, well-gowned, cool
eyed young woman by his side had de
eded points of resemblance to Shake
speare's heroine, and he wondered If
she did not need a course of Petruchio
revised to meet the needs of a 20th cen
tury standard. He resolved that he
would play the rioting husband no
And so It happened that when he
had seen her safe home after the play
he to!d her negligently that he was go
ing to run on to the club. She looked
a little surprised, but assented care
lessly enough. Jennings didn't find
the club very amusing, but he was not
the man to give up a thing he had set
his will upon. Next evening he an
nounced an engagement with a college j
classmate. He did not get home all
night, and next day he telephoned that
he would be detained til! late on busi
ness. On Saturday afternoon he went
on a long wheeling jaunt with his law
partner, and returned home weary
enough to sleep 'round the clock, so
that again Rachel hnri the
h-rself. She was a very angry young
woman. His attentions might "be quite
a matter-of-course- to her. but she de
cidedly objected tofhlBoffh'ind neglect
of her. She had been much sought af
ter before her marriage, and her pride
was in arms. Hut that fame pride of
hers prevented any intimation to her
husband that she felt aggrieved and her
ex-slave went his way smilingly in ap
parent unconsciousness of any neglect.
He was no longer fond and "xot itig, but
as jauntily Indifferent as one cotild'well
be. To judge from his manner he
could not have told the color of (he
lady's eyes, and yet he was so interest
ing and gay that the change In him
challenged her admiration and her
plqne. She resented his genial aloof
ness, and at the same time she found
herself somehow fascinated by it. A
woman likes to know that thpre are re
cesses and reserves about her lover that
she has never penetrated. Her interest
is fctlmulated by the hint of mvstry.
Hachel Jennings thought more about
her husband in the next few days than
she , ad before for many years.
"If he had courted me in this wav
he would long ago have carried me off
my feet," she thought, ruefully, "I
wonder what has eome over him. He
is suddenly transformed from a com
monplace domestic fixture into an in
teresting study. But I'll show him he
can't break away without a by-your-leave."
She got herself up In the most fetch
ing way, did ths modern Delilah. Nev
er siren sang more bewitching songs
than did she to her lord and master.
Never did more appealing eyes lure
coy man by the flashing light that lay
In them. But all In vain. He was ge
nial enough, a good comrade in an aloof
way. but plainly unconscious of her lit
tle wiles. She began to think that
"men are April when they woo, Decem
ber when they wed," A lurking dread
clutched at ber heart, the fear that she
lost her power over him Just when she
kitwa Suo i qfnojoj uo)OAop nq jo
K iom-iuj at t, -j) scossod o ifiout pajua
rose lief ore her to terrify Hachel with
his present unconcern. She was con
scious of it little heartache growing
daily more pronounced.
It was about this lime that Jennings
was nomlnnted f-r congress by the pro
grewdve element of his part y, which
happened to be in control. One even
ins hie wife met him at the coor with
iirrgnt. shining eyes, from whlra the
tears were not far distant. She held a
daily paper in her hand.
"Is it true, Frank?" she demanded.
"I don't know," he answered, laugh
ing. "If you saw it in the paper it
"You know what 1 mean. Is it true
that you were nominated for congress
day ft fore yesterday?" she cried,
"Oh, yes. That's true enough." He
stifled a yawn behind his hand.
"And you never told me. Why not?"
"Oh, I don't know. I suppose I for
got. Didn't think you would be inter
ested. I ought to have mentioned it,
but you see I've ben busy ."
?he went, raging to her bedroom in a
tempest cf tears. It was quite clear
he did not iove her any more, or he
could not treat her so. Fhe was the
most miserable woman alive, and she
hated Frank Jennings with the good
hate that b a prelude to love.
A wok before Jennings would have
followed her with abject apologies, but
now he quietly strolled down to the
club smoking a cl-ar. The Impulse
was strong in him to comfort her and
he done with it. but his good sense
rallied in time to prevent him from
surrendering. His heart cried out. for
a reconciliation, but the strong will
1 eid b!m to the course he had mapped
On the very next day Rachel met her
husband down-town in company with a
very pretty, weil-dressed girl. They
w-cre having a mc-ry time together, ex
changing gay banter and repartee with
rin'eh spirit. They turned into a res
taurant without seeing Itachel, and that
young woman went home with much
bitterness of spirit to indulge in anoth
er weeping tlm". It was all glaring
tk-ar to her now. Doubtless 'ills other
girl, with the big brown, lustrous eyes
and the waving hair had won h'er hu-eri-.il's
love from her. She resolved to
g- to her mother for advice and com
i'jrt, an she had done when a girl.
And so it happened that when .Ten
nlitgp reached home he found the floor
la.i e.i with variotm art ivies of fesiin-
dress, end his wife buried In the
truk t h" was packing. He picked ills
vav b cross to her and stood by her
"Spring houseeleaning in trie win
ter?" h" t-:;ked.
Site turned on him with a face swol
len with weeping.
"I'm going home to mother, Frank."
"Ind'-edi May I ask why you have
("eclderi to go so hurriedly?"
' Because yon don't bvc me any more,
and ! saw you down down town with
that other woman at luncheon."
"She is the sister of my part in -, Itob
b' rts, . nnd hail Just come in on th
train. He had to appear in court tied
c ,i;!t! not meet her till afterward. Of
course, 1 volunteered to bring her tin.
Any more counts tn the indictment?"
he asked coldly.
She rose and filing herself sobbing on
his brrast. burying ber face In his coat.
"You do-don't love me any more."
"No You never kt-klss me."
"f hadn't noticed. You told me it
was silly, so I got out of the way of it,
Jennings' heart was singing love
songs In a rapture, but his face was
"And you never spend an evening at
home now at least scarcely ever."
"I'm pretty bust about this congres
sional nomination. Besides, we're old
married people now, as you once said,
very sensibly, and not lovers to spend
our time in such idiocy as billing and
"But I don't want to be old mar
ried folks; 1 want to be lovers Just
like you used to be." said tbe small
voice out of the coat, getting its gram
matical persons very much mixed.
"Piut it's so foolish. Don't you re
member you said that ?"
She stamped her foot. "No, I don't
remember. What does It matter if I
said some crazy thing. That doesn't
make it gospel truth, does it?" Then
in a pathetic whisper that Just, reached
him: "Don't you love me at all, Frank,
The things that Frank said and the
things that Frank did are too foolish to
be mentioned in detail.
DOCTORING BY TELEPHONE.
The Metaphysical QtiRndarv
Pay That is Involved.
Philadelphia M;dlca! Journal: We
heard a doctor complain recently that
one of his patients, In order, presum
ably, to save his time, sometimes called
him to give advice about the baby. The
good dame would sit at the other end of
the -vire, pencil In hand, and ask the
iiufoitutinte doctor to dictate his in
t ructions while nhe took them down.
This continued tint il one day aiie askcrr
him to dictate his presclptlor. At this
he rebeled. He was willing to take the
baby's temperature and pulse by tel
ephone, and even to inspect the char
aster of the dejections; be was even
willing to tell all he knew about babies
In general and about that baby in par
ticular; he did not even object for a
while to give the lady the full benefit of
a professional call and charge it as an
office visit; but his conscience smote
him when it came to dictating a Latin
prescription by telephone and having
the thrlfty-mlndeirtsewife sign his
name to it before her own Initials.
Some physicians should write a chap
ter on the medical ethics of the tele
phone. We would do it ourselves If we
felt capable. There are two sides to
the question, 'ihe patient sometimes
gets the belter of the doctor and saves
a fee, but the doctor sometimes gets
the better of the patient and saves him
self a lot of trouble. It la obvious in
either case the patient should pay for
It. But the question arises, what shotdd
he pay? Is It an office visit or a house
visit? The advice I given in the of
fice, but it Is received In the house. This
Is somewhat of a metaphlslcal quan
dary.. Should a doctor charge an office
fee for gH'Ing advice that goes straight
to the patient's bedside? On the other
hand, should a patient be obliged to pay
a house fee for advice which a doctor
gives sitting comfortably in his office?
The problem Is full of difficulties, per
haps It would be best to call It half-and-half,
and charge accordingly.
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