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BED CLOUD CHIEF
' A. C. HOSMEW, Proprietor.
BED CLOUD. - -
A HASTY LOVE-MAKER.
-Ah, dear Annette you are my pet.
This sweetheart thai I choose:
L g'ltly you s:p life's !ci-oui boc:
1 rccia life's L-eaul.ous dew.
And were you rain, my lovo divine,
rl pnOso in terse and prose.
And keep you cVr from want.r.g hosts
That is, from haunti-;; woes.
A I'm alive, Td surely stnvo
To crown our day s with j ea.ee.
And r tvoul 1 lifter e:t your cheese
What w.s It? Cheat your Cie.
The warm ripe South xnaS-j sweet your mcuth,
Its J:iss who could refu.e?
I lo'.c to iiar!t it-j harming c"j-wj
"'n-ath'r.okc! Its charming Luci.
tVh-n I descry you goini? by
My rt.-uly clerk n:r place.
I love to murk your gritty pace
J mean, jour pretty grace.
".ore ,of tly lie in loth your eysr
And do i.ot dofm mo ras'j.
ir I hliould lovo each lylr. tl-tsli
I in-.-an each llylns lash.
W'To I a bard of idRh recird.
I'd time my rapiur-sl l:i,s.
And loudly slrin your 'or.dcro-js ways
That Is your tvonderous pra.3C.
Hut should you frown aid cist me down
In disappointment drear.
You'd put ine n my burly ear
I tacin my early blcr.
A. W. UtllatT, ia Time.
Or, The Peril of the Penroys.
A Thrilling and Romantic Story
of Lovo and Advonturo.
Or James m. Mxnuii.i, Airriioit or "Bogus
IllU," "KlSHRIt JOB" AND
Coryri-jfJ. Jitf, bf I to A. -V. KMojy
CHAITKR XXVIII. Contibvcd.
"Why do j ou throw that out?" questioned
Miss Joyce, innocently enough.
"It needs replenishing," ho answered.
"Ihopo you arc to remain with us now;
Uraco missed yon so much."
"I shall remain, and will relievo 3-011 of
all tlto care of uiy cousin," answered Lura.
Ho went out soon after, leaving this young
girl in a flutter of ititouso excitement! Sho
harbored a torrihlo suspicion that slio daro
not whisper to tho suffering, unsuspecting
Grace. She was terribly anxious to consult
with grave Dr. Col I on, but for the tiuio was
111c.1p.1hle of formulating a plan of action,
since she dared not leave (intM alono for
an hour. Klie lelicved that tho poor girl
had been ststem-itically poisoned, and tliat
now tho villainous Captain would not hesi
tate to liuish his work should she givo htm
Ho must Muspfct ine,"sho thought, "else
ho would nothavo Hung utv.iy that medi
fine. He hope-, to cover his trucks, hut he
shall not. I hate one of the udcrs and
some onu who understands chemistry shall
Ofeoui.so that some 0110 could bu nono
other than Ir. Colton.
I.ura did not leave the loom for n moment
dining tho lemaiuder or the afternoon, and
when lit meld, .after the lamps u ere lit and
black Lucy came in, sho drew tho colored
girl outside and onestioncd her with regard
to Captain Starhrsght.
He's done gono to Stouetlcld, miss."
" It is tve'i. Now, Lucy, I know you lovo
yo'ifoiitig mistress, and that you lull do
nii.t thing to. .orvo her'
" "lie1.! 1 does, missus "
" 1 am aw.iro of that, and 1 want jou to
ma.-en.e a solci,n promi-- nut to leave this
room, not to permit s-.y oao clt-o to cuter,
tint:! I 1 etui a. lam idling away and may
In- .'oiio hair tho Tiijiht. If Captain .Star
br.gUt 13 :itviy jou ro not likely to be dis
turbed, bu ven if he should eouic, do rot
K-iinil hsni to enter Will toil do as I wish I"'
" Hood laud, missuh. hou's I goiu' U help
it ef d' Cap'n conies an' wants to Kit in f"
uttricd tic bl-ick maul 111 a tono uviucing
her utter hepleiicss.
ISutyou must not let linn in. Ick tho
door. 1 have it- 1 will lock you in this
room and take the key with :::c Ycu will
asree to that, Lucyl"
Very g 1 "
Then Mi J03 co went over to tho side of
It race and told ht.; that she was going away
for a short time, but that she would soon
Is this necessary! siphej tho sick girl.
' Highly necessary," assured Lura. "I
will be gono but a few hours. It Is for your
sake thai I am gome. I moan to bring you
out of tins ia short order "
' I fear it is too late."
" Ileuiomlier Austin Wontword and bo
brave," said Lura, in a low tono, and then
she kissed the palo cheek of her cousin and
hastened from the room, locking tho door
8ho was soon in tho open air hastening
-to tho stable..
She found llomoo, who whinnied at the
approach of Ins mistross, and hastily fixing
the saddle led una forth into tlie starlit
just then sho was startled at feelMig a
hand touch her shoulder.
Whither now, Mis JotvoJ"
It was tho voice of Captain Starbright.
Lura faced him boldly, though not with
out misgivinc. Sho hat hoped that ho was
far away from Lone Hollow at tins hour. It
was not pleasant to know that her eve ry
movement was so closely watched.
"1 mean to abieut myself for a little
lime," answered the girl.
Aro you goiug to Stoneaeld !''
'On what errand!"
"That wholly concerns me." retorted tho
daring girl, turning to reach the saddle.
Ho clutched her arm tightly and held her
to the ground.
"Not jet. Lura Joyce," he grated, hashly.
lknow jmu hojw to ram me, but 1 shall
not permit jou to do it. You caunotgoto
StonetlcM to night."
I have skid it."
Even as the defiant wards fell from his
lips ne staggen?J bach ward, with aery of
astonishment and pani. Tne ehnchivl hand
of Lura dea'.t bun a sharp blow in tho face
that caused him U loosvn his grip oa J.ho
Like u tlash of electricity Lura bounded
to the middle and uttered a sharp word to
Romeo, who h.i down tutothe gloomy hoi
low like an arrow. A muttered imprecation
fell from the h; of the baKed Captain.
caused the good doctor to utter a surprised
ejaculation. . .-
"ou didn't expect to sco mo, Arthur!''
she cried, quickly. ' I am glad I arrived be
fore jou left the office, and doubly glad to
find you alone."
"What in tho namo of wonder brings you
here at this timo of -night, Lurat All the
way from Lone Hollow, 1 presume I"
'All the way from Lono Hollow, sir, and
on business of tho utmost importance. Lock
the door and ro into the back office so that
no one can interrupt us. I've got to get
back to the Hollow on the fly just as soon ai
I have j-our opinion."
"You have it now, then," he returned
with a good-natured laugh. '! consider
you tho wildest, maddest girl in ten coun
She drew him quickly into tho next room,
where ho soon had tho gas lit, and then she
drew forth a small bit of folded paper and
laid it in the doctor's hand.
"Tell mo what that contains, plcaso."
"A small white powder," he said, after
opening tho paper.
"Yes, but what U it?"
Perhaps I may not bo ahlo to tell to
night," he returned, tasting it.
"Hut you must tell just as soon as you
can possibly do so," urged the girl, throw
ing herself into a chair, and removing her
With a good-humored smile the doctor lit
a lamp and retired into a small apartment
that lie was pleased to terra Ids labora
tory. The timo passed tdowlj to Lura after
the departure of tho doctor. Khe was
consumed with eagerness and impatience
and was soon up pacing the floor.
.Slowly tho minutes waned.
Lura thought of (Jraco and Lucy, and
wondered if Captain Starbright would en
deavor to effect an entrance during her
absence. 8hu was in a ferment until Dr.
Colton returned after an absence of half an
"Well?" questioned tho girl, as she
gazed into tho gravo faco of the doctor. He
folded tho jiaper and pinched it tightly be
tween his lingers and regarded the girl be
fore him tiiedly.
"Whcro did you get this, Lura Joyce?"
"At Lone Hollow."
" IK you suspect what it is'"
"I thought so!" exclaimed Lura. Then
sho stood for somo minutes regarding tho
doctor with clasped hands, paling cheeks and
"Whcro did you get it!" again demanded
"Arthur, I tonic that powder from a stand
in the room occupied by Oraco Pcnroy at
ionc Hollow; it is ono of many similar that
sho has been swallowing during tho past
throo week". "
"Good heavens! This can not be true."
"It U true, and Grace still lives, al
though sho has been sinking day by day
under this drug that you say is poison "
'But no physician would bo guilty of
such indiscretion, audi criminality," cried
"No, perhaps .not; but Captain Star
brig tit's h-iLd is in this, and draco would
have been dead in forty-eight hours had 1
uotmadu this discovery."
Then Lura proceeded to givo all tho par
ticulars in tho caso to ono who proved to be
a most interested listener.
"It is timo to check that villain in his
career of crime," said tho doctor, when ho
had heard and digested tho story of Lura
J 01 cc.
"Yes. You will assist mo to that end,
"You know I will."
For fully an hour tho girl and tho doctor
talked, at tho end of which timo Miss Joyce
left tho office, mounted Ilnmeo, who re
mained waiting patiently for the return of
his mistross, and galloped swiftly on her re
turn to Lone Hollow.
Tho girl had mado a horrible discovery,
and sho realized that it had com) none too
soon -it might be even now too late to save
poor (Jraco Pcnroy.
No one was aboutthepremiscs when Lura
Jot ro rode into tho yard. Sho hastily dis
mounted, led Itomeo into his stall and then
bped to the house
Sho found thooutcr door locked.
ne given at sUted intervals, for the purpose PURCHASE A HOME.
f oountracuag ti poist , ttat Oraco w,,, It mt AIwmr. , to
had been swa'.Jo wing during the past three Ttaa it is to uy.
weeks, and had promised to como over him- ..1, :a ,.,..tttA.. . .... ,! ;, s. .
self within a short time and personally take . " " C.V apyr ni"t than U 19 to
chargoof the ease. j DuJ -' remark of many persona
Of courso it was impossible for Lura ' w-e- -wked if thuy own the hou?e in
Joyce to be always with her patient, but . which thev live. There is some truth,
usually she contrived to leave the black 1 in the statement. It is undcniablv
maid iniuo room when sha was absent, if ..,. .-v. . .1. 1 ,
onl v for u few minute. . e ,hc". th n,aIcer !mw hla monc ia
G'nicc feltlecidcd:y better ia twenty-four some -' neu where more can profit
hours after beginning tho new treatment -0J" o ucl anil from which the re
prescribed by Dr. Colton. Of co'jrso Can- ' turns from the investment are "re'iter
tain .Starbright realized that Lura had ai- '. than from real estate. Uut with this
suraed to doctor Grace, bat he did not ,.xn..n,;nn :, .. 1 . ,
know of the discoveries she ha.1 made. Ho . xc-Pl,on- ll mi' - -t ln :
ha.1 become impatient and uneasy, hower- ' S-'ner-- proposition that, apart from
er, and was anxious to have the tragedy ' H other consideration-, and there are
come to a speedy termination. I manv of weight, it jiavs a man to owu
" A drop ol r Mother 'Cabe ra'sAsgh drops ' a home-to have a spot which he can
will do it. I will risk it, and pat this uu- t, ,. .,,.. , , '
certainty at rest forever," reasoned the ab-laly hU own.
scheming Captain. 1 . J ,10 tmal tendency of men is to
One afternoon, while Lucy sat in the room lineup to their :uatis. There area
alone with Grace, Captain Starbright put few tvltore licomc i to large that, to
use a popular expression, "tln-y do not
know what to do with it." which means
that it is greater than can no sibly he
his head into the room, and said
" Lucy, j-our mistress is feeling bad and
wants j-ou to como to her at once."
expended for maintenance alone; bul
, the average mortal readily linda an
outlet for the whole of hid income.
W hether a pat t of it goes in payment.
011 a liouixj
"De d, massa "
'Go at oni-e," ordered ths Captain, and
as the maid stood in dead.y terror of h;m
when ho was angry, she forjrot her promise '
w . . - . 1..... . - t .
to i.ura Joyce and jeit the room. '" " -"- or 10 ui. owner lor Jt u?e.
Captain Starbright stood alone. ! the year finds it all nb.-orb'-d in one
no niirneuiy closed and ii-ci:-a the door, wny and another. IJtit if a man deter-
and claucfit at Oraco, , m;n..w ... ,.,,... .. , , .... ,, ,
t - - - - .i.'..v uu wtui-'ijM, uu
I miist a-jsuming that h has u small
, income sliape lii resources to that
, end. Littl by little he makes prog
ress, until tinallv he has a roof over
then walked over
wno, no was gma to note, lay .u a temi un
"At lait!" he muttered.
Tlicn he turned hurriedly to tho littlo
stand which contained a glass half tilled
with wator and some t ials.
ilo lifted tho glass, glanced at it an in
stunt, then drew from his jx-oket a small
Th AMal-itlat ef th Ijita Csr
crlbfMl by at Eys-WitaatM.
I was in St. relersburg when Alex
ander II. was assassinated and aw the
last smile which he ever bestowed on
anv woman." The feaker was Henri
Stuart, the actor, who supported
Coquolin and Ilading during their
American tour. "Five members of tho
company of the Imperial theater." he
continued, "myself among the number,
were in a room overlooking tho street
when tho Czar passed along. We heard
the cheering of the crowd and hastened
to the window to see tho procession
pass. The ladies of our party, all of
whom were under his patronage, drew
lace handkerchiefs from thir pockets
and waved a greeting to the Emperor.
He saw tho llutteringof the lace, looked
up quickly and, recognizing the party,
smiled and bowed. A moment latr a
loud explosion was heard. Then there
was a short but oppressive ilcnce. fol
lowed by another explosion, and we
FANCIES OF FASHION.
Holland rtafrtvatlua on lhM ritulif
tot It rlr s.
What is known to the trade as 0.1k.
with antique finish." will Sgure con-splcuou-'y
again this m.-aon in furni
ture for halls, dining-rooms and librar
Mahogany, now as ?ver. U a pre
ferred wood for fine furniture-
Cherry In mahogany finish Is much
u?od in furniture and 1 oltea o!d to
the un ary for mahogany.
Ash. maple and birch are favorite
woods for eotttgt furniturv.
It has Nvn announced that "the first
lady of the land" Is a d.-cip!e of the
art of china-painting. Hence it b pre
numed that painting oaeh.&a itl again
bceiime a fashionable recruntion.
l'arasol. covered with India silk nrw
furnished to uo with costumes of the
Kibbon embroideries are include-!
among the new drfs-tritnmliig.
Challie- are re ivcd for sucimr w-nr
heard cries of -The Czar is dead!'11- eharming designs and harmonious
The first boom shattered the carria-'e color-.
Never ship an c-jg that U lirtjr or
ia any manner ol!sl. TtMiaywiaraao-t
i a prime factor ta uo mlLmf
- O.d sod that haa twM plewc
for corn utually contains cutwc
Usk over the fi-'!J daily after Um or
it up and destroy thcra.
Kor a cold in the chcl a Saaaal
rac wrung out In boiling water ai
sprinklctl with turj-entine Ukl Um
chest gives th grratet relief.
No farmer nv-d lt down Mi tUK
;ect o:nc uof to fitmUh hist wilfc ft
rendy-mado system or plan of cAfctieJ-!-tng
his farm, he must make it MMMNrlf.
-UrangJudd Farmer. p
his- head which iie can actualh call bl
ownhas a substantial stake in thu
glass-stoppcrel vial and jioured a few drops community, ami has laid a solid foun-
uito thu glass of water.
"That will do tho work at once and leave
no trace. I was a fool not to have resorted
to the swift method before."
Secreting the vial, he bent over the bed.
Grace, just a sip of this, please."
With one hand bo lifted tho girl's head,
and passed forward the glass with tho
"What is it!" questioned tho sick girl,
wearily, not fully comprehending.
"A little cordial that Lura prepared."
Graco opened her lips to partake.
"Stop, Grace, for your life! Then? dtath
in the utajt" uttered a voice, husky with
Captala Starbright started back with a
wild thrill of alarm at his neart. Tho voico
seemed at bis very elbow, and iu his uorv
ous excitement ho dropped the glass to tho
It was shattered, and tho poison dissipated
over tho carpet. Grace lay breathing hotly,
quite as startled as tho Captain. Lura had
not as yet dared whisper her suspicions to
the sick girl, and so tho accusing voice
frightened Grace almost to fainting.
"What was it!" questioned Grace, after
an instant of terror.
Captain Starbright turned swiftlj to tbo
door without reply. Ho realize! now that
tho warning must have been sent through
the keyhole. He crossed thu carpet, turned
tho key in tho lock and opening tbo door
sprang quickly into tho upper halL Not tea
feet distant ho saw thu fot m of a man mov
ing swiftly away.
Ho recognized tho intruder as Louis
"Halt thero, you scoundrel !'
Hut tho young hunter evidently wished
to avoid tho Captain, and begin moving at
a swifter gait- Then the Captain started in
pursuit, resolved on bringing tho follow to
account for his interference
Diwn tho hall, up a Might of narrow
I datum toward a competency. In many
. cases ho is just a home better o!f than
J ho would be if he had continued to act
upon tho theory that it is cheaper to
rent than to buy."
Desirably as it is in the city for a man
to be the owner of a home it is even
more so in the country, where one gets
his living from the .'and. In this coun
try, a yet. the actual occupiers of ag
ricultural lands are in the great major
ity of cases tho owners thereof. This
is a great factor in our national .strength
and prosperity. Thero is no man who
has justly more right to feel independ
ent than he who has the means of pro
viding at first hand all tho necessities
of life for himself and family. Every
man who makes his living "from tho
.first fruits of the earth should strive.
if he do not now, to own the land he
tills. Even now, in some sections of
the country, tho delusion that rentitiL'
ib more economical has led many men
into a relaxation of effort, with the re-
! suit that, instead of themselves keep
ing their noses to the grindstone, with
a reasonable hope of respite in the fu
ture, they are compelled to keep them
thero with little pio&pccl of relief.
Thero are exceptional cases to which
these, remarks do not apply, but the
general rule is as -.tated. With vorv
limited qualifications to mevt such
I cases, it should be the aim of every
young man to get a home for himself;
I and thero are many men. no longer
young, who. if they would but set about
I it. would find the procurement of a
homo much easier, ami its pos-iess'nii
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It was late in th- evening when Dr. Col-
tos prepared to dose uphis office and return
tas boardmg-p.aeo several oiocks distant-
dm and roar of the busy city had ceased,
solemn stillness leigned savofor tho
f of the river as it fell m a white sheet
over the dam at the south cad of the town.
The doctor had just placed his tiugers up
to turn off tlie last cas jet when his ear was
greeted with the sharp clatter of horso s
hoofs coining swiftly down the street. He selfish," soothed Lura, kissing her cousin
dropped his hand and listened, not deeply tenderly.
surprised to cote that the ound of speeding And then catae a light rap oa the door.
feet ceased in front of his office. It proved to he Captala Starbright toia-
once passed to the kitchen to tlnd this so
cured against her. Then back to tho great
front door sho sped and rang tho bell.
Tit ico she sounded tho boll ere the door was
"Soj-ou aro back again. Miss Joyce!"
It was Captain Starbright. His voico was
pleasant enough, however, and ho seemed
to have been roused from a sound slcop,
since ho yawned and rubbod Ins eyes.
"It's a pretty note for jou to bo galloping
over tho country nt such uncanny hours,
Miss Joyce. 1 think 1 shall forbid it iu the
future. Mrs. Pcnroy ha been terribly
worried about you."
How cool ho was after what had happened
earlier in tho evening.
"Indeed," retorted Lura. "And you have
worried, too, no doubt, betwixt hopo and
fear. If I'd broken my neck you would bo
"You continue to think harshly of me, my
"You are deserving of it."
"I protest that you wrong mo."
"How 1 Grace !"
'lean not tell you. I haven't been per
mitted to visit tho tick-room. It is con
trary to j our orders, 1 am told. How humblo
we poor xnalo bipeds have to bo when there's
a woman running affairs."
There was a tinge of sarcasm in his deeply-modulated
voico that did not escape
tho notice of Lura. Sho realized that the
man tho had to deal with was not an
ordinary ono; that ho was cunning and
slippery as an eel, and to-night tho bad
learned that he was conscienceless.
"I will go up at once," returned Lura,
Ho detained her with a touch.
" Lura, how long is this to continual
His question sounded liko a demand.
" How long is what to continue!"
"This impudent interference oa your
part. Certainly you must be aware how dis
tasteful it is to me, I am virtually mastor
here and may not choose to tolcrato your
insolent interference "
It was dark ia tho hall and sho could not
see his face, but sho guessed readily tho
ugly lock that rested thero. Although his
voico did not tremble, the realized that
he waa terribly angry.
Sho was angry as well and her face
sliowcd it, but taodarkuess was at kind to
her as to him.
" This it my house, sir. she retorted with
all the calmness she could assume, with the
hot blood of indiguatioa beating fiercely
against cheek and brow. "Morgan Yandiblo
invited me hercand until tut granddaughter
orders me hence. I propose to tnako it my
home. No one has a better right to care for
G race than It and yon willobuge me much
by keeping jour fingers entirely out of the
She eluded his hand then, and swept up
the stairs to the door of the tick room 8he
quickly fitted the key and unlocked the door.
Lucy was snoring in her chair, and Grace.
w.th wide open, restless eyes, lay quietly ia
" Oh, Lura. cousin, I am so glad you have
come. Somebody has twice tried tho door
duringthonighUand-andl haven't been
able to sleep. You won't leave me again.
dear, will you!"
"No. Grade. You can count en me froai
this timo on. I went to town to consult a
doctor with regard to your case."
You are very kind, and I am so selfish."
murmured the sick girl, and then tie began
"Nonsense, Gracie, I am tho ono that ia
stairs to tho garret tho voung hunter Ilo!,
and here in the shadow-, tiie Captain lost his ' nippo-ed. -Detroit Ftee Pre
unui.ijr. iiuniu'u itu.ui luriuuy mm ua
hour ere ho gave up tho icarclu . . cc r
As ho descended tho garret stairs he 1
came .full upon Lura Joyce A .,, T.., Hl, Tln, ,.
"What 111 tho namo of all that is lovely N,rnt , rrcr.
woroyoudoingupt-ondcr.Captaiu!" the gir' 1 r .. - . ,
demanded, with a piercing look. Count! 11 jr un:ergra,la'es and special
"Didyouscohiiu." student-, together, thero are 1.1 SO
I young men between xh" age- of -eveii-:
teen and twetitv-fniii now i.i-ii1ii' -i
-ui course not. n.o young icnow is 1, j iarv.ir(1 CjUoge. Tho urit-r -njoved
gentleman. W hat an idea, to laiui: of look- . , . ... , , , ,
ing in a garret for a gentleman fnend ol "-.iiteriiour with one of the Hii'Tulo
tho family. I believe you aro going crazy, 'i'. who was at horn' for a urief vu
Cap'.atn Starbright." and Lu.-a at tho last 1 cess, a short time ago. Yon will
muuigeu iu aa aiauseu aim tantalizing 11m ,..v,t.,ini " -..5,1 ., ,? 1
I --M--- ...... -.. ...-.-. 14 til ttV
in which the monarch sat and killed a
Cossack who rode:iloug-!de. The sec
ond, hurled by a young Hus. San nihilist,
killed both tho Emperor and his murderer.
'The conduct of the Emperor." con
tinued tho s'HKikor, "was stijierb.
When his carriage was shattered by
the first explosion he stepjel calmly
on tho ground and looked about hltn.
Then noticing that tho wounded Co
sack had but a short timo to live, ho
stopped to his side and grasped his
hand. Tho Czar, you know, is tho head
of the (J reek Church in Kussia. and ho
did not exceed his privilege when h
knelt down and made tho sign of the
cross on tho dying man's forehead.
This was tenderly, reverently done, but
the next instant his whole expression
changed. 'See what you have done.'
he said to the assassin, fiercely.' 'Are
you a Russian or Pole?' Russian.' was
tho sullen response. The sons of Rus
sia, you know, titled to think that no
Russian would sloop to such aa assas
As they stood together there was a
motion of thecrowdand the other bomb
was hurled to the ground. It struck
midway Ixjtween the man who threw It
titiil the Czar. Both reeled and fell.
The assassin, who was only twenty-two.
counted tho cost and iu his fanaticism
gladly gavo up his life In order, as ho
thought, that Russia might be free. As
I remember tho bombs, they looked
like two saucer-with the edges glued
together. Nitro-glycerine lilbsl thu
center, and in the middle of this was a
small wal containing a lighter explo
sive which was broken by the concus
sion end which at once exploded the
glycerine. I thought that the city
would go crazy in its mingled emotions
but the police took hold with an iron
grasp, wholo-alo arre-ts followed and
tho mo-t lawless were awed into a sul
len ro-pect for the nw Oar and his
power" Interview in the Philadelphia
AMONG THE SIAMESE.
"That infernal hunter, Fingal."
" Some one for tho doctor," he muttered.
moodily, as if displeased.
Before he could go to the door H waa
pushed open and Lura Joyce atood Ifcefore
ftiuv. . .... Kuivi. iv mw1 , ..--.t .... -
yet that seemed ready tb sf
r fro their
qmire after the tick ctrL
"The miserable hnacrite." theezat Lara
J after he had goae. She reawa-bered the
tbscoretT the had made that alght, aad the
1 "'i lThti ripnii iijtffc fjeJjtM
m wTfotr mi ttiig
begin to think so myself.
answered, ttriding fiercely away.
Lura hurried swiftly to tho sick chamber.
She found Graco nlonc, tho broken tumbler
on tho caritct. Gathering thu ragged frag
ments tho girl placed them on tho stand,
then resumed her scat beido Graco, who
soeaied deeply excited, as her palo chcoks
wcro flushed, and there was on unusual
glitter of tho gray eyes.
"Did jou hear it! Do you know?" ques
tioned tho sick girl in tremulous accents.
"I know all about it You had a narrow
escape, Grace, but don't worry over it now:
the danger Is past."
"Danger! Was It rcnlly true "
"Yes, dear. Fingal tolil me. Ho it my
friend and j-ours."
"Fingal! as it he who spoko of of tus
water being poisoned?"
"Yet, dear. Ho hat consented to remain
on tho premises for a time. Tho Captain is
a bad man, but do not worry over that
Sho tick girl closed her eyes and tried ta
collect her scattered thought. It was
task, however, that tho was not likely to
accomplish. When Lucy returned from
Mrs. I'enroy, who was stilt too ill to leave
her room, Lura reprimanded her for leaving
"But Missus Pea tent for me."
"It doesn't matter. I want you to remem.
bcr and obey -," said Lura Jovce, sharply.
"Deed I will, missus."
"See that you da When I am absent
you must go from this room on do errand
whatever. Will you remember!"
Soon after Lura Joyce was pacing the
upper hall with nervous steps and a
thoughtful expression of countenance.
"Why 'doesn't Dr. Colton como!" mur
mured tho girl, impatiently. -The time is
ripo for tho work, and he assured me that
he would be here before this. I daro not
trust myself away from here now. The
Captain is becoming desperate. Ho hopes
to see Grace die. and then Austin Wcnt
word would suffer either imprisonment or
death for the crime of murder that I
actually believe Starbright himself, or aa
accomplice, committed "
Uneasy was the heart of Lura.
The day waned and nigat fell with no
In tho afternoon Captain Starbrurht left
the vicinity of Lone Hollow on foot. He,
too, was gloomy and dissati'fied. The im
mense fortune lay almost within his grasp,
yet not near enough to seize.
"Lura Joyce has thus far proved my evil
genius." muttered the Captain. "I would
certainly have long since been in undisputed
possession of the Yandiblo fortune but for
her. Fool that I was to ever pay court to
such a strong-minded woman. She foliowa
ne like a cat, watches and suspects tcsse
thing wrong always. I believes be kaowa
that Grace was dying froat-a subtle volsoa.
and hat determined to thwart perhaps u.
crush me. But 1 aa too clever to permit a
girl to corner me. I will crush her aad that
youB g hunter, FiagaL He. too, seems to be
ia the league against jne. Con found Gnpes!
He ought to have put that will throagh the
court before this."
The Captain followed the path that M to
the Cabera cabin. When he reached tha
place he tried the door. It opcaed to hit
touch and be catered. He ferns the place
deserted. The Caaeraa had aoac he knew
aot whither, aad he hoped that kt afcataet
aver fee kaaira hat a aa sia a vsfe
10 said, "in it 1 am
neither a 'grind' nor a loan. r. nut an
nverage student, and tho vast majority
of them live ju-t about as I do. A
picture of my college day is abjut as
follows: 1 turn out anywhere between
7: U and in tho mornn.g. and go over
to Memorial to breakfast at or ::X)
soinotiines earlier than that, -o a- to
go to chapel. Prayers mine at ft '..
and are well attended, though we don't
have to go tuile-s wo choose. After
this recitation- and lectures tak up
nearly the whole forenoon, anil I have
one in the afternoon throo times a
week. On four days of the week I
uato inreo recitations, on me otlier
two. Other men have thorn differently,
according to tho elective-, they take.
My studies aro over for the day at :l
p. m.. and they occupy, all told, about
seven Hours a day.
Tip interested in athletics, and my
afternoon from S to .:0 is .spent in the
gyninashim. or in out-door athletics in
the season for them. Part of our train
ing, in suitable weather, consists of a
run of two miles, to Portcr't station
and back. The gymnasium is always
crowded, and you get pretty well heat
ed up by your exercise, whatever it is.
Then, after a cold shower and a brisk
rubbing, you tool like a king, and don't
you just sleep mght. though! I find
that my athletic training helps my
studies greatly. Dinner comes at six.
and I generally study evenings, though
not always. I've been to the theater
somo eight or nine time this term, but
I don't.like to go to Boston much. It
takes too long and you have to be up
late, which won't do when you are in
"Many people have an idea that you
can let ynur studies' go and loaf, or
worse, until two or three weeks before
the examination-, and then cram uu.
This is utter nonsense. It is simply
impossible to keep ftp with your class
m mai way. times, inaeea. you can
spend lt3 or 1150 for private tutors,
and eveu then you wouldn't be safe.
As for cutting recitations, if you made
a practice of doing it oftenerthaa twice
a week vou'd be investigated, sure as
fate and that is not at all pleasant.
On Sundays I go to church some
where sometimes to Boston to hear
Phillips Brooks, sometimes to the col
lege chapel, sometimes elsewhere.
There are usually 400 or 500 at morn
ing prayers, aad more than that at the
Sunday evening service, though you
don't have to go to either unless von
want to." Buffalo Express.
A little jrfri in the public school
the other day. whea asked by ker
teacher to explain the difference be
tween cliaaie aad weather! replied:
"Cliaiato k what we hare with cs all
CountrT VI lirrr- Ktrrr IIimIt fun
runic n I'rirst nf Itmldlin.
Sinin i- the home of Buddhism, and
you find here at it capital. Bangkok,
the pure-i of the Simon-pure article.
Thero are '.'). OQ0 Buddhl-t priests in
tho city, and you see them everywhere.
They are of all age- from If, to ' and
they go about with shav.-d heads and
yellow strip- of cloth woi.nd around
their hnlf-naked bodte. Yellow wa
tho garb eho-on by Buddha when ho
wont forth from hi-royal prince to beg
his way among men. and teilow was
the gkrb of thieves and criminals in
India. Buddha in taking it humbled
himelf. and o it Is suppo-ed to be an
evidence of humility among the priests
of Siam to-day. They are far from
humble, however, and th-'y trut about
with cigars or cigarette In their
mouth- or chewing the ttetol-m:.. going
from door to door and floating from
house to house after rice and present.
Every morning these priests make a
tour of the city. The town is divided
up among them, and each ha his rice
boat. Thu people bring the rice in
pots ready cooked and steaming to the
front porcho of their homes, and when
the priest comes along they fall upon
their knees, and raising their hands
as though praying, ask them to accept
the gift from them. Tho priests an;
supposed to never ask and to go away
without making any objection if they
do not receive. They stand supercil
iously as a rule while the food Is dlhed
out to them, and carry it away in a
round black pot. which they tuck under
their garment and carry upon their
hip. Every man in Slam at some time
during his life becomes a priest, and
the present King has twice served in
the priesthood. When a roan has done
any thing very wicked he goet into the
priesthood for a certain number of
years to cleanse himself, and the mo
ment he puts on yellow he is holy to
his family as well a to all other out
siders, and mothers oftn bow down to
their boy sons who have gone into tho
priesthood. One of the Europsjaa
Consuls who appreciated the power of
the priests, and who is always doing
something to curry favor with them,
called a gang of them into his parlor
the other dav and treated them to wine.
cake and cigars. Ihiring the conver
sation he noted that tho fao of one of
them was familiar, and asked him
where he had seen him. The priest
I have just entered the priesthood,
and 1 served as your boatman last
The lowest and worst coolr can b
come a priest if he wishes to here ia
Siam. and his priesthood Is one of the
simplest of wayn of getting rid of aa
incumbrance in the shape of a wife.
The mas who enters the church hai
the right to divorce his wife, and when
he comes out at the end of a few months
or a year be can marry her again or
not at he pleases. People go into the
priesthood to get presenti!. aad the
time has ben whea sssen- hare gone In,
erved a few years and cose oct rich.
F. G. Carpenter. aSatIcaI Tribes.
(mduating dre--es for .-chool-giris
will have Kmpiro-twlted wat-ts, with
Insertion down the fronts and the
Boating and tennis costumes nre be
ing mado In cotton and woo! ivotch
The cloe Princeo dress will con
test favor w ith tho Dlrectolro resllngoto
for street wear thi -eason.
In -llvorwaro for tho table forms re
main for tho most part low and tlarlng.
A jiopular stylo in .silver table-ware
is a combination of the bright finish
with chased work.
Spray brooches and fioral brooches
aro as fashionable as ever.
The fancy for decorative plcturo
A bracelet which, abroad. Is termed
the "fetich." Is in bright -liver, with a
gold trefoil for an ornament.
A brryelet of French origin, chris
tened tho "aumonloro." is a circlet of
bright silver from which Is suspended
a small pur-e In old silver.
Many of the open-faced silver watches
hate gold hand- and enameled numer
als. Plush Is shown in all tho now shades
to make up in association with now
spring dr-s fabric.
Silk Indian mull, hi alt the elegant
pale -hades, is a '-opuhir material for
evening dresses for very young ladies
Embroideries as woll as other orna
ments are much mingled w ith gold and
Printed pongees protui-o to bo fa-h-ionalile
summer fabrics. Theso como
in polka dots, geometrical figure and
ror quins young itiuios thero are
finger rings of blue enamel set with
parls; al-o rings set with turquoises
Tho colors In glove for the tret
Include four or live shades of gray and
ton or twelve shade- of tan.
A pretu gold brooch I the ono that
copies the outllneof a ro-onud aehner
leaf, held together with a ribbon.
Among the novelties in the millin
ery lino we not thick-ropji.il or bro
caded riblons with gauze etlgo-. N
V. W orld.
HINTS TO HOUSEKEEPERS.
ValiiuMe liifiirtiiatlini I'rr.rnlrd In llitmn
Remove warts by nibbing several
times with the half of an onion dipped
Mlvet-waro can ls kept bright for
mouths by being placed In an air-tight
ni-o with a good piece of camphor.
To whiten jcllow piano key, rub
them with sand paper and fitii-h with
a pb-ce of chamois.
To euro :mhI heal a running son,
apply alum water twic a day.
ror a cougn 0011 one ounce 0: :ia,
e.d in a pint of water, strain and add
a little honey, one ounce of rook candy,
and the juice of thro lemons; mix and
boil well. Drink as hot as po-lMv.
By rubbing with a fiannel dippd In
the be-t whiting, the brown discolor
ation may bo taken off cups in which
costard hate been baked.
Never throw away cold jiotatocs. a
there are o many oeliclous wnjs In
which they maybe warmed over and
made Into new dishes.
Useful napkin rings are made by
crocheting them out of old-gold mac
rame cord, and are made glossjy arwl
stiff by an application of varnUh.
Work-basket, waste-paper basket and
whisk-broom holder arts all durable
and pretty mado in this way. and
brightened by bows of ribbon.
To mend china or glass, mix unslaked
lime with the white of an egg. and .--ing
that the edges of the broken part
are quito clein. put the pale on with
Ringworms will yield to a treatment
of borax. W a-h with a strong solution
three timet a day. aad dust over thi
fine, dry powder.
A good ru for th use of th; differ
ent kinds of flour is to ue ptry Hour
wherever baking rtoar U uod and
bread fiour with yea..
Among the poor a popular remedy
for rheumatism and othr aches aad
tusxl land. wll cultivate,!
took well kept, and the larV
library supplied, lend in the
enrich tho f.trmen and to adt
widest interests of tho con-mualto:.
Millet seed should not & la.
after all danger of frost Is over. LDtw
buckwheat It U a summer piaat a4
n.jutro- out a hort jerlixl for growth.
It destroys weeds and ylelaa twee
--So many farmers fall to keep a-
curat accounts of their operaUe thai
It often takes them t cars to aAatrtala
osltit ely whether they are gakitag er
lo-lng lit their oHratlon awl hf w
one- thct gain and w hat they !.
- The prorticv I "prcadlajfto
ourlot elm or after wheat or eat; take
one cutting of the closer for ea4la-w
in June, manure and turn over the tul
rapidly, sow malic, and by Scpicnber,
w hu t rost thrcatons. cut and put It
During tho fip-t wok of a fig'
life t: is quite Important to fesrl the
sow 11 as not to start too great a flow
of milk, a handful of shorts twice a day
In loss than half n pailful of warm
i.it lining the best feed at the ties.
-Rural Now Yorker.
CrnntK'rry pudding it made hf
-snirlng Ndling water on a pint ef
dried bread crumbs; melt a tableepoo
ful of butter and stir la. When the
bread Is softened add two egg, aasl
Ix-dt thoroughly with tho bread. The
put iu a pint of the stewed fruit a4
sweeten to your taste. Bake la a he
oven for half an hour.
- Be careful In handling the work
ing stock when tho buy season open.
CulN. sores, lament and other dlflk
culties will result If tho animals have
Hcn kept too closely eon fined and gives
but littlo ecor-im. When the hot-tea
iK'gin work for tho season they hott4
bo oxauiinoil every day In order to)
avoid chafing from the collar or har
Corn Me.il Pudding: Let three
pints of cct milk come to hoillts
h.-at. then -tlr lo ono pint vorikjaieal;
add the yelks of five eggs well uraCha,
white It is hot, and one-third of a tea
spoonful of soda, then tho whites of
the hxi;. boaton u a froth, stirred la
lightlj. one toaspoonful of salt. Hake
one-half hour. Servo with sugar anil
crontn Farm and Fireside.
Roll the lawn and have it as atooth
a It can bo made, iu onlor to more
ensll", us. the lawn mower over it
later in tho onon. 'litis in a duty fre
quently negloctod early In tho twawHi,
and entalN labor In mowing. Seattet
lawn gnus-?,H.il on the Iiare place- ami
rake it In. An application of wool
ashes over tho lawn U excelleat. aad
It ooutniiis no esl of weeds. If f7tr-tlli-er
U to 1m appllr-d uo tuperhoe
phato. atout ono bag to one-fourth el
llrt tho ,.l N mm C'onslltloa I
lK Ik tWsMt.
I'nd.ir ih" present conditions nearly
every farmer can raise hit mot--
and sorghum at a leva rol. consldir
ing th quality. One of the principal
ml vantages in growing sorghum l that
thu tnolncs is of a knowa quality, aad
a .mall acr-age will grnerally be uffi.
clent to upply the ordinary neis of
tho famllj. and without lavesUsg any
thing but tcbor. In meat localities the
cane can bo work-d up late molw-t
for a share of the product. Cane b
naturally a tropical plant and requlro
a warm olI If a good growth is t
rurssl. It i alto a pjaat thai makes m
very low growth at tret a- Iteaeily
stuntl when the tott to wet ad eo)e
In aildltion. not only it the mlh ae4
ylold affrcted by the we-dt. bet the ,
work of barveatiBf It tateriJly fa
ereaHl as they are allowed to f rew.
A the plant are twal! aad teaaVr aa4
make slow growth, it U aa ilew to
lct clmn laad aad th to prepare
in a good tilth hefere ae-ler the aa.
A it i not txsst taew ustil the tail la
uidentiy warm4 to ladace a rafi4
gertalnation of the teed, a very feai
plan I to c!ee,n vp therwaffcly a4
plow the toil Mi thea lrHie weft
HI b requinsi with the ItarrwW to
gt it Inuj a proper tilth for eiaf t
A only a alight eevedar I mmiwt
for the vd. the furrow 4ewl4 ?M
marktsd as shallow at peslh4e aa4 care
be takrn to tow the teed evealy, A
quicker gortnisatfem will be ri if
th si is pUce4 la aa op eeaaal
ttr si m.m f. 1 mm
, f . , , . ; - xHcr m wm ww
j,s 4, llW;Ui new tanne, pp j Wm, .
twentj.four hears. Cerer Utttf,
to the parts affected. If on- Inquire
why new flannel U elected, the ex
planation given wJJI probably be that
there it a mysterious "oil in n-w Han
sel which it good for the pain; but a
a matter of fact the merit eeecjj to
consist In the powr of Irritating the
et in a
V7v.w.X W .1 1. T. .. v; :. . ,
mSTfr-i kc WvK iVUlc-KliC DeiSf f
ecu a coauaeo aaase. those of Greea.
White. Browa aal Davit heart H la the I
kin. which new Sannel
greater degree than old. It it i& tech
ca- a relld counter-irritaat. Boston
Phanly PhowUr phancied Phelix
Phulton. PhWlx phelt phairly phazn-
ished pbor Phaauy. Phanny phbh-M
phor pbcllow phroa Philadelphia, phi-
aally phetchlng Ilwlix phrea phoad
phrienda. Phials. PheUx. phtaiwr;
Phaacy. phUtacw- PVrllx phosad
Phaany't phyee phrihtfaUy phla7s--d.
-PhanIy., phrom Pheiix. "phathit-r
phnrsishes) phnsds phor phlai." Phaa-
ay phrowacti. -I'h-.ix. phorjcet. phor-
get I-canny. Phcrlia phcUow. PhJyi
Itaanr Phowler phertwear llieHa
Ihultoe phl-s:! J" Phassy phaiated.
PheUx pV.ew.-X. T. WccM.
A rxas ia Uilwaakee waa lately
ermvlrtcd ew the fliafjff af patrsiaf
stick loaded wkh 4aafvwslar hi fcht
Whfire a coatUeraMe
i. wm o pro-SUte to tate a
j a the work cm he eoee
j evmly thaa Vr hai
rata-r Uu Is hill. Ob Im
fit to grow this crew the
wurrd wJJ sake the werfc
to kep deM peowtaUe. It ia
taat with thle ctwf that ear he
to ktrrp dowe the weeae aasl mak
oil & .ad bm-Ww dariaf the
eta e of rrowth. Uaee a ftswi
to zrxrw aaav
rapWly. wat aiarh
With the tea wall
few caa he weed
weed aad keep k
U lki k
satsch eaeier. aad lei
hadhawatej,!, na m
ttoaj to fhtw aawasZa
Oaitotl Matoa wy 1
Ere weh' hi aa
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