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Till' RKI) 01,0111) OH I UK. KIM DAY, .IAX.24. liHIIi.
"OVt CCP'.OiGht igj
Ills just like tills, my frliMitl. A
luisty threat uttctcd by mo aroused
suspicion In thf minds of my brother,
laiiios Potter, tho corauier titnl jury.
( ireunistunccs made it scorn extremely
likely Unit that suspicion was correct
Circumstantial cvldi'iico hi ought me
"You formcal ii suspicion; I'lrouui
.stunei's have straightened it. You
thought mv brother guilty, ntnl .so
lisivu worlco 1 upon thnt suspicion!
only. There iiro inuiiv tilings which
ci'i'tiiinly look doubtful. hut
if von siiould full upon soma' one oNc.
might you not build u;u theory upon
that other which would also look sus
picious, and bear weight with it'.'"
"The case against you is not as
Mv.. nt; as that against your brother.
by. I coi'lil arrest liiin even now on
the'strength of the evidence I have
against him. and I'll bet you a new
silk but that if the man iatdtier was
I'l't on the stand and worked right,
lie d hung your brother."
Ho speaks emphatically. Franklin
turns palo-ho knows that Taker lias
told the truth. It would hang him,
for Outilncr could reveal everything
' Mi, vou sec it, don't you'.'" cries
Don t speak of it! Do as I say, but
do nothlnir la-li. lie sure boforu jam
"All right, I'll do it. only you're
foolish to stay here in jail."
"A few days more or less will make
tin dill'crcncc. '1 he disgrace of sus
picion has ulr.ady shadowed me. A
few days will not make it any worse. '
lie speaks sadly.
Mlas Wut'on appears at thai aloor.
"Your ten minutes arc long," he
.a,s to thu alctective.
"I.y the hokey, you're right! I've
been"hcro nearlv an hour," looking at
bis watch. "Well. I'll bo off now. I'll
work harder than ever. Why'.' lie
cause I've got you to work against
now. My boy. 'I'm going to unearth
your secret. Don't you forget it."
lie smiles asstiriugly upon the
young man. anil hurries out
Into the street lie lias taken
tip the notc-b-joic during his last
spei'ch. and has it in his pocket, lie
walks briskly toward the railroad de
pot. The telegraph olllce is in tin sta
tion, and lie is going ta send a mc-ago
a message to l lilef Multli of the
Philadelphia force, lie is going to
follow Fr.itikliu Dyki's instructions.
allcing along the station platform
he sees Dr. (iatcau. lie approaches
"Ah. good morning, Mr. Trkcr.
iiolng to the city?"
"No, nilv to the telegraph oll'iee."
"You called upon Franklin Dyke'.'"
"Yes, 1 kept mv woral."
"What do you think aif him'.'"
"Do you mean from tho .standpoint
of a physiognomist-."'
"llig word that. Yes. Did you
I think sat. I'ranklin Dyke is one
aif those unfortunate young mam who
cannot say no. F.usily leal; weak. with
a good head. Sharp, shrew al reason
ing poweis, but with no push. A
young man who knows hi-, wa'akni'ssos
understands his tiili'iits, but cannot
help the tine or improve tin other."
"Hy tho hokey, Foe, you're n good
mil'; that's just him. "i am alon't think
him a inuraloriT?" r
"No," emphatically. "Frar.klin
Dyko inlglit kill himself by numerous
indulgence!-. 11 j never would eon.
mit I'rime, particularly such a crime
take tho life aif another!"
"Your visit did some good then."
A great ileal. It miiilo mo his
friend, convinced me of his innocence."
A short sili'iice. during which the
two men walk along tho platform.
Suddenly Taker asks, "What aru you
doing hero, Dai tor?"
"Waiting for the train. I received
a dispatch upon returning tomy olliee.
One of my lato partners p.itieuts at
l'aoli has taken a bad turn. I must
attend to it. Apropos, have you that
notebook with you'.' It will give me
some idea of this case."
'laker hands it to him. "Take good
care of it."
"Never fear. I shall not lose it."
"When does the funeral take place?"
"Not until Sunday. I had intended
to lav him in his last resUng-nlaco to-
monow, but tills sualden call makes it
And your proposed engagement for
this afternoon.'' Taker recalls the
Yes. I spoke to you about that.
That, will have to be postponed also."
lie speaks sadly, lie feels tho loss of
his benefactor greatly. The last
wishes of thi' loved one cannot bo car
ried out until his return.
Tho whlstlo blows.
"Ah! J here's my train. Tako good
care aif yourself, Mr. Taker," and with
a hearty shako of the hand tho Doctor
Too next minute the train rolls out
of Itu depot.
"And I must send my dispatch,"
mutters the detective, going to the
He writes it.
"Win. Smith, thief of Police, Central
Station, Fifth nndUiostnittStrccts,
"If Dyke sends fair man, put me on
the work. I am here; good points.
"II. O. T."
"Fond answer to the 'Turk's Head,"'
ho hays to Uio operator.
In an hour thu answer is brought
"II. O. T.. West f.'hestor, Pa.
'Have just hi'itrd from your man, A.
1). Go see him. You ean have the
"My the hokey," ho muttors, "looks
iik If ho was going to keep his word to
llu starts Immediately for tho resi
dence of Adrian Dyke.
The afternoon train lands another
stranger at West Chester."
A stranger who register at the
"Turk's Head," "Itogcr Jtogcrson,
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wi'( a m i
is feflfl m y
,f i , -i i . ifihii ,ii, n'Vll,-,, l((V( nn ,wi,
ft 111-: D JS A strangely anxious.
3 line one Audi "Yes." Who does this child
1 Taker, liaving vis-Isi'iuble? The detective is thiol
VtVJHJr I Mi
ileal til" li'sidenec
of the man he
thinks guilty once
befall e.a p efers to
walk the distance
care of a horse and buggy.
So lie starts out briskly am foot. He
has covered about half the distance,
when he hears the "-oiind of a vehicle
coming behind him. He steps aside to
allow it to pass seeing as ho aloes so,
the face aif the solitary occupant of tho
"Where have I seen that face be
fore." he mutters, racking his mi'iiiory.
Somewhere. I know not where."'
After considerable thought be gives
it up. "I see so nianv pi'ople." he mut
ters, anal dismisses it Irom bis initial.
As hi' approaches Com ad (laiilner's
I'tittaire, he sees that individual stand
ing in tho gate evidently in deep
He stops and watches him for a mo-
incut. Thetc is a look aif alcep melan
choly on the man's face, mingled with
"Pal give a good aleal to know that
man's thoughts," he thinks.
(iaralncr looks up.
"Fine tlaj" comments Taker.
"Yes, sir. flood weather fair har
vest," answers the man absently.
"I sea you're not at work?"
"No, sir. I ought to be. Hut my
missus is in bud ami I have to wait on
"Oh. yes. Hut 1 think It would be
cheaper to hire a woman to look out
for her. Hotter for her, too."
"My missus can't bear a woman
around the house. She don't get along
very well with her neighbors. Shi;
says all they want is to pry around
1 he house, ami sa-a' what they can llnal
out. ami then talk about it."
"Your estimable laity shows a great
knowledge aif human nature. How's
A shaile crosses tlarducr'tt face.
"Not very well. sir. Kinder fretful
ami peevish like. Not like the other.'
"What other?" aiuioklv.
"The boy, sir."
"Ah, yonr a'lnploj'cr's child?"
"Yes, sir," slowly.
"lla's healthy, eh?"
"Yes." Then siuldenlj' remember
ing that lie had better not talk much
upon this .subject, and ton stranger,
"I tiam't know as I ewr seen you be
fore, sir," he said.
"Perhaps not. I am hero in West
Chester on business. I saw you at the
inquest last Tuesday."
"Were you there?" eagerly.
"Yes. .lust dropped in."
"What did you think of It, sir?"
Taker a-an see tho man is anxious to
hear his opinion.
"I thought it was a prettj strong
case against Franklin Dyke," ho an
Mvor.s. A look of relief comes to the man's
"It aloes look so," he savs.
"What do you think of it?" nuhs
"I think so taio. sir. Poor old Dr.
Wilbur! Who would think that him,
such a licalthv old man, should bo
found aleaal only a few hours after lie
left my house." Death comes mighty
sudden to us, sir."
"Yes, very sudden. Taio much so for
some of us, Let me see. Do visited
your wife the last thing that night.
She was his last patient."
"Yes, sir. She feels mighty sad
about it. She won't allow me to use
the spoon he poured her medicine in
that night. Sim thinks too much of
"Treasures it, eh?"
"Ye.-, and the prescriptions lie wrote.
She keepu'cin all."
ADMAN DVKK'ri IIVI.S.
"Women think a great deal of such
things." Suddenly. "Would you mind
letting me s-oo tho baby? 1 am very
fond of children; besides, 1 know some
thing about medicine. 1 might tell
yon what to glvo thu little onu to help
tiardiipr looks doubtful.
"I don't know whether my missus
would like It. sir." he answers.
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&& til Vls. jtwRy5v 1 iff
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"(let and title her."
"I'll do it"
The man enters the cottage, return
ing in a few moments.
"Yon can come In, sir." lie says.
"My missus thinks It very kltnl of
The alctective follows hint into the
house. The baby is sleeping in tilts
arms of Mrs. (I at i!ucr,i. heavy. troubled
"This is my missus, sir," announces
'Happy to meet you." says Taker.
"I hope you'll be out of theie soon."
"I hope so. sir. I aloii t like the bed
well enough to stay in itlong."
"Slip's always up before day," com
ments tho husband.
The detective looks tit the babe a
little delicate tiling, her baby face
Hushed with fever. A tiny little face,
not at all like cither father or mother.
There is a rc.semb'ance tai some one he
has seen Who?
"Do yam think she looks like me?"
asks the woman, looking fondly upon
Thi' iletective thinks a moment be
fore answering. It will do no harm
to lie to tliis fond mother. Motheis
like to have strangers say their off
spring icscinblo them. "Yes," he
answers, "of course the features are
not complelely formed us jet. As she
grows older sun will look more like
"Do you tli'nk so?" It js the hus
band who spcaus, ami ins voice is
leeiilv. "If she would aipeu her eyes,"
As if in answer to his wish, the in
fant aloes so; opens the little orbs of
vision ami looks al) ml her, then utters
a tiny wail.
"Ily the hokey," Hashes through the
detective's brain. lit is astonished,
for the eyes, although not possessed of
Intelligence, with no sign of reason
(for tin' b.i be is youugi ate the eyes aif
Aalri.in Dyke, lie contiois himself,
ami after giving tlia parents some sug
gestions as to the care of tho littleoiic,
leaves the house.
"Adrian Dyke's "yes,' he mutters,
continuing his way to that gentle
man's lesldi'iice. "What can this
mean? Is there a mystery here? Can
there be anything in' this? If I could
amly see th6 other one." lie Is sit the
gate opening upon the lawn before
Dyke's residence, before he has recov
ered from his astonishment. He walk
u echanieully up the path. Ho notices
a litirao tied' to the hitching post out
s. ic. "Djkeliasa isitor," he unit
.lames Potter ailm'.ts him.
"I wish to see your master," ho says.
"lie is busy. sir. just now. Will you
'Yes. Take in my card."
He hands the man his card.
Pott.'f glances at It ami turns pale.
'Another auic," ho mutters, and
Taker looks after him
"What tlial lie mean by another one,"
".Step right into the reception-room,
sir. Mr. Dyke will ha' with yam pres
ently." lie enters the reception-room. He
can hear the hum of voices in the ad
joining room, tlio library. If h.s mem
ory serves him correctly theto is an
oiien key hole in a door near by.
Ho applies his eye to it. All, the man
who has passed him am the ro.ial is en
gaged in conversation with the ntastvr
of the house, lie has his hat olf. "Ily
the hokey!" I know him. "cries TAker,
mentally; "It's Hogcrson of New
York. What In the devil does he want
here?'1 Then hercineiubeisthat Frank
lin has said that his brother had at -nounceii
ids determination of sending
to both New York and Philadelphia.
"Hi' has sent to both places," he mutter-,,
"anal Kogerson has been detailed
from New York. I wonder what theory
he'll form. I must pump him."
lie cannot hear what is being said,
so lie rises from his knees anal com
poses himself to wait. It is not long,
for Adrian Dyke soon makes his ap
pearance. Taker is sitting in the
shallow, so he is not seen at ilrst.
"Mr. Taker?" speaks tho master of
the house in an inquiring tone of voice.
"At your service, sir," answers that
gentleman, coining forvvavd.
"Ah, you are Mr. Taker."
"Yes, si.. I was aenl here by my
chief, Mr. .Smith."
Adrian Dyke is studying his face.
"Have I not seen yon before?" he
asks. "Here, in this house, yester
day?" The iletective atctci mines to put a
bold face on the matter. "Yes," he
answers, "you alid. I was hen.'."
"Kopresenting youisulf as the agent
of Drexel .v Co."
"I e in a alctective, sir. We have
many ways of getting at tho bottom
of things "
w "Hut whj- alid you wish to pry into
"Mttlo job from the school board,"
He sees his companion frown.
"Ah, you wanteil to get at my flnrm
"And you succeeded?"
"Yes, sir: I know how much you aro
worth as well as yourself, sir."
Adrian Dyke shows signs of an
noyance, mixcil with fear.
"You must bea slirowal ninn to get
at this," he says at last controlling
(To he ViiMlnuctl.)
I'riKri'tlini fur Viiutii; fJirlx at flila'iii;n.
Various Chicago associations, in
eluding tho Woman's Club, King's
Daughter',. Protective Association for
Women ami Children, and other
humane societies have issued a warn
ing to parents and guaidians ngainst
allowing young ami Inexperienced
girls to go the World's Fair without
tho protection of older people, and
also against allowing young girls to
answer advertisements or nectt the
offers af agents for "light ami easy
work with gooal wages for young gli is '
Women without friends in thu city
may address tho Women nud Chll
alien's Protective Agency, room S'.'i!,
Opera House building, Chicago, 111.,
und they will refer them there to ie
spcctablu localities for board or room
Women nrriving in tho city after busi
ness hours, alono ami friendless, would
do well td remain under tho protection
of tho janltress during the night before
seeking lodgings. Tho societies aro
constrained to publish tills warning
because of sci ions dangers threatening
all unprotected women, and particu
larly youiiff girls, during tho fall
l-Iim-ther M.nrf.nTr";V?.r,'ryof J St.,,?5
TIIK NKKKASKA I'MMl.
WITH GOVKItNOI! OF THU STATU
AT ITS Hi: At).
An OrKittil.itliin nt All llic lYaiple V, r.t
I llC to stum! I p fair .Nfliniftlui unit lM'
It III Hh- I'rcinl- Ilia rrclilriit I lie t III, r
llxccuthi' nf tin Miiti -Illijiila iinil
.tlini s(.t 1'nrMi In .n ihltao I rami
the i:iriitl t iiiiiiiilttii'.
I'lird) N lirualoi "tliinMiirnt.
The organ 'at ion of tho Nebraska
Club is now perfccteal, the following
ofllcer.s for the ensuing year having
been elected: President, fiiivernor Si
las A. Ilob'omb; vice president, ."sen
ators Thurston and Allen and t ongrcs'
men Sttode. Mercer, ll.iluer, Melkel
joint, Andrews and Kem; scereturj,
Charles I!. W illlainson; tieasurer, Al
fred Mlllanl, cashier of the Commercial
National Hank of Omaha, the latter
twoolllceis being of Omiiha Tho or
ganization is strictly a state one, as it
was formed by a body of men a'ulleil
together from every section of Nadir.is
kaanil representing every iutcicst. It
starts out under very favorable cir
cumstances, having the endorsement
oflioveuiur llolcomb and other lead
ing ollleial and business men as well
us definite assuianeeof their heartj
co-operation and Mil stuutial aid and
support. Nearly twenty counties, or
nciirl.v ouc-foiiiih the entire uuiuler,
were pledged at the organization meet
ing to immeiliati'ly form uull'uiry
clubs, and this is to be alone at onei'.
Full Information concerning plans for
the foundation of auxiliary clubs may
be had of tlu secretary at Omaha.
The president and the executive com
mittee have jointly Issued a formal
address to tho people of Ne
braska, tho substance of which
is given below, ami should ami
will bo read to the end by every
loyal citizen of the state. The proposi
tion seems to be a broiial one. in the In
terest of the whole state, freed f rami all
sectional bias or preferment and po
political scllish motives, it will there
fore appeal to the ready ami substan
tial support and co-operation of all
good citizens. Tho address, in sub
stance, is as follows, limited spare for
bidding the publication of the full text,
Hccogniz.ing the value and need of
organization, in tho general interest of
our state, a number of gentlemen, rep-
representative of all sections of .Ne
braska, met at Omaha, December IK),
lS'J.'i, anal incorporated the Nebraska
club, the general object af which is ex
pressed in the articles of incorporation,
also the preamble anal resolutions
which were in thu early stages of the
movement adopted, Hist by tho Manu
facturers anal Consumers association of
Nebraska, and subsequently endorsed
by tho leading business and profes
sional men, also state ollicials, mayors
of cities, ami others, forming a prelim
inary groundwork for the subsequent
building of tho completed structure
represented in thu Nebraska club now
being formed. The preamble a ml res
olutions referrcil to aro as follows:
Whereas, The immigration of good
citizens into Nebraska should be en
couraged. Whereas, Having In our great state a
tcrritorj' capable of supporting many
times its present population, thousands
of acres of as fcrtilo soil as can bo found
nny where in the world, ame of Nebras
ka's greatest needs now is a more rap
idly increasing population.
Whereas, An increase in immigration,
more particularly upon ami-agricultural
lands, would result in (1) an increased
trade in th commodities handleal by
tho jobbers and retail merchants of the
state; ('-') an increased consumption of
thu products of our liomu manufac
tures; (.'!) the employment of Idle labor
ami increased activity in all thu ave
nues of business anal the professions;
(I) au incrcaso in tho valuation of our
farm land, city realty and other tax
able property, thereby producing a
higher general average of prosperity to
all our people now hero ami to come;
Whereas, Thero already exists
among tho pcoplo of the state, neealing
amly tobu crystallized anal organized in
onler to become a llvo working factor
in tho general advancement of the in
terests af tho state, a sentiment
strongly In favor of keeping Nebraska
to the front in an honest, earnest ami
elfcctivo manner, therefore, with an
abiding faith in the great resources of
our state and fullest contldcncu In the.
integrity of its citizens, be it
licsolvcil, That we, tho undersigned,
and others who shall hereafter join
with us, hereby agree to associate our
selves together und organize as asso
ciation to bo known as Tho Nebraska
Club for the general purpose of secur
ing tho co-operation of all classes of
people throughout thu state in a sys
tematic elTort to promote immigration
of good citizens anal add to the popula
tion of tho stato by thu year A. I).
1'joo, one million immigrants, being
good settlers from other states and
There aro scores of ways oml meth
ods to be adopted and put into execu
tion. To a very largu extent they must
bu left to the lioaidof Directors and
It is a fact not to be lost sight of that
we have not only to induce (mi
grants, but to stay tho title of emi
gration, though small, from Nebraska.
Wo have to meet in a dignified and
forceful way tho misapprehension that
has gained footing abroad by the cir
culation of slanderous statements de
rogatory to thu good numo of tho state.
Thero is no tpicslion but that it can
bo done by simple and persistent state
ment of facts. As expressed by u prom
inent cltl.eu of tho state, "Wo must
start a baek-firo against that which is
injuring us so severely or wo shall bo
consumed." Tills must bo done by giv
ing tho widest possiblocirculatiim in tho
proper territory to such editorial work
for illustration as is being turned out
ilu' bj day by one of tho leading news
papers of this city, in which it makes
comparisons fiout statistics withsouth
cm und other states which aru attract
ing settlors from tho country generally
as well as from Nebraska ami which
show up very largely to tho ailvantago
of Nebraska. Much of tho migration
is blind and misguided ami a laigc per
cent will sooner or later return the
wiser for tho experience ami better
than ever sat Islleal with Nebraska.
It will be onu of the duties of the
organization to thoroughly inculcate
thi' doctrine, glvati expression toby
Hon. ( has. W. Irish at the recent Statu
Irrigation convention when ha said,
"Stick by your farms ami stay In Nebraska."
i Matlstlcs anal other tellable inforitm
i tioii will be circulated at home, there
fore as well as in those sections where
! nny untrue and libelous items have
baen or may be given publiatiou
'I he statistics compiled will bear
j I'h.ellj upon matters of Interest to the
'inner, ami it is proposed to give
! t icm absolute credibility.
I I lift i" shall bo u literary bureau or
1 I ureau of facts anal llgures. From
i such a Inn can It Is proposed shall eon
I slant Ij ami ra'giiluriy emanate by good
and bright pens new and attractive
matter. Orcat care will bo exerciseal
that It shall be Ilrst f all accurate ami
that it shall lie most judiciously di.s
tnbuled on soil where It would natur
ally produce the best fruits.
This is mi organization by the people
af the stati'. It is theirs ami they will
be cspea'ted to entertain ami manifest
an interest in it in keeping with such it
Incidentally, but with emphasis, the
people most sought after shall be the
farmers, and the farmers' grown-up
sons and daughters This Is a move
in ft) t in which thero must be no jeal
ousies as between Individuals, sections
air localities, or as between the country
unit towns. It must boa common,
united, harmonious oll'ort, not of tho
classes, but of the musses of the people,
by the people and for the people aif
While it is the I'hlef purpose of this
statement to alireet attention to the
methods of applying the forces which
will be mustered In tills movement, for
tho geueial gooal, nevertheless plans
for developing nud completing tlio air
ganizatioii will be of general interest.
The articles of iucorntiou rcipiire that
r.uiiii sliiucs shall bo subscribed und
paid before the club shall proca'cil to
carry out the object for which it is in-
As mi example worthy of emulation,
the Manufacturers und Consumers as
sociation of Nebraska is cited. This
organization, a state ami', with mem
bers till over Nebraska, has already bj'
formal resolution aif its boaril aif direc
tors requested its members, active ami
associate, in thu various communities
to tako the Initiative in this movement,
make up thu original live Maickhailalcrs
necessary ami call an organization
meeting'iti their different localities.
Volunteer organizers arc called for
and should bo rendiiy secured from
every county In thu Main without, ilc
lny. fiver one hundred signatures
were promptly added to thu drafted
preamble ami resolutions, being those
air representative citizens all over the
stati'. The co-operation ami assistance
of the press is earnestly desired.
Foreign corporations anal individuals
liaving interests in the state, ami there
fore, in tho work ami success of the
club are rcipiesteil to subscribu to the
Kvory business linn, every farmer,
ami all others, regardless of vocation,
polities or creed, aro urged to join in
the common effort.
On the occasion of any ami all gen
eral conventions, farmers' institutes,
or other public gatherings of slz.o ami
importance, it is desired and roqucsti'd
that the club bo given a place on the
program thereof and proper tlmu for u
altie anal full presentation of its princi
ples and purpose audits claims upon
tlio public interests ami support.
Tho real estate men will naturally
occupy a prominent place in tho active
work of the club ami their earnest per
sonal vigilant support is aleslrcd.
Traveling salesmen, insurance agents
ami companies, doctors, lawyers, clubs
and fraternal organizations and all oth
ers aro asked to interest themselves in
this organization and the good work it
Tleinbnrdt expects tai pass the sum
mer In an old ruined a-astle am tlie At
l.intlo coast of Iliitt.iuy.
Miss Illnekadder, l! years old und tho
daughter of u Dundee uiehlteet, Is the
tlrst woman to be Kradiiated from Kt.
Amlrew'ii t'nlverslty, Kcotlind.
I'mpcrnr William, it Is aunoimai-d, will
forego a visit to Nor.vny this year. He
will cruise a time on Hie Diiltie Sea
und k to Sweden, spemllm; some time
Prince Illcmarck lias given to the Oray
Film's school in licilln, wlieie be went
us a boy, a young oak from the Kaeli
I'envvald, ni'ar Frlealrlchsttiho, to.be
planted In the playground.
Dr. Dlrschfeld, the aichacoluglHt, who
conducti'd tin' Oeimiin ovi-uuitlons at
Olympla, died recently at Wiesbaden at
the ago of IS. He wan piofessor aif
archaeology at the I'nlvi'rslty of Koe
nlgsberg. Cipt. William O. Handle, who has
been s lacted to communal the now
Ameilean Jlmr, St. I.ouls, when she Is
placed In active service .lime fi, Is the
ram of an Kngllsh sea captain ami is a
John W. Foster will lemaln nt the
Chinese capital for the prcsamt and may
not return to the United States for somr.
waa'ks. The Chinese want Mr. Foster
to alo something fuitlier toward earning
his $100,00l fee
Aehnied W'otolegi I, th incichnnt who
help?d Hlutlii Pasha lo aseupc, on re
turning to Omdiirmriii was hanged by
order of the Knllphn. Mo was betrayed
by .Statin's servants, who weie tortured
in. til they i-oufcKsiil that ha was the
last (hi son In communication with their
master befote his night.
Heal Thunder, who was concerned In
the Turtle .Mountain outhraak In North
Dakota and n-fused to surrender to MuJ.
Hale, the Indian agent, In 88 yeais old.
MuJ. Ht-iajH von Horeke, who died re
cently In llerlln, fought with (Sen. J. K.
I?. Ktmiit, the confederate cavalry lead
er, aiming tliai civil war. being ame of
the must trusted members of Ids ntn(T.
Khail roe with eggs and parsley makes
a must pulutuble breakfast omelet, long
known to gastronomic students.
Only the Ignorant ever wash straw
heriles. They siiould be lightly sunken
In a towel as u means of cleaning them.
Tlio world is full of people who aro
disappointed and displeased when there
Is no Oolong flavor In tea biscuits.
Alli-ged currant Jelly one buys at tho
average grocery shop Is a strong sug
gestion of what would bo considered red
. i. ..... .
11 tho " ." "is
Victoria uumi:u with honohs
Now ,lrri'.v'4 SimiiIIo.1 llni; llml u I'mi
I'lMt Worthy aif it I'riuro.
From the lluffalo l.xprcss: Probably
I ho most novel funeral ever seen In
Now .lersi'j oeeniied In llahw.iy on
Sunday afternoon The rnrpse wnu that
of a dog, wild to he the tiuit'llrnt f H
kind In America, If not in the world.
Victoria was a pure bluek-and-tan ter
rier. Her hlslorj 1 1 interest lug. About
llftecn years ago the kite Mrs. tlarbon
etll of Uiihvvay, who was at tluit time
a performer In Ikirnutu'Hi'lreuii, was en
gaged In u tour of Knglund with the
show. Hho was exceptionally clever In
Miiidllng horses, and she fieqtiently re
ceived pri'sonts from her adtnltem. Oi";
day In Munrliester a man sent his com
plliueiilri to the fair rider, accompanied
by a basket, which iwiutuliicd the Hiuall
a'st mite nf eatilnlty she hud over beheld.
Tlie dug accompanied her on her travels
all over the world, and though It novur
grow io robust r.lzo It was alwayu
lienllhy. and she became sincerely at
laelied to her pet. In duo course of time
Mrs. flaiboni'ttl lufl tho i.awdust ring
and sot I led down In Uuhvvuy. I.ast sum
mer she was thrown from it buggy and
killed, and her husband, who In a fann
er near Hahway, pii'sented the dog to
Miss Mary Median, who wait with Mrs,
CiiirhoiK'ttl when uho met wit li Hie ac
cident. Victoria wan about six Inehcii
Um'i and her head wan less than four
Inches from the ground. She weighed
about eighteen oiineen when In good
condition. She was not capable of
learning tniinj tricks, but after years
of patient training her inistroia sue
eerilod in teaching her to sit up on her
liauneheii und sneeze. This latter no.
I'omplislinicut. it Is said, wan responsi
ble for her death, an she nucczcil no
much that ustlima net in, and after an
Illness of less than an hour iilie died.
An a mark or regard for tho alopnrtcd
canltio Mlsn Medina had a New York
linn manufacture a miniature cnillti,
which wiin covered with embossed vvltlto
plush. The eollln wan nine Inches long,
llvo wide and four high, and tho body ot
Victoria wan nrranged In it an If she
wan taking her daily nap behind tho
stove, lie fore the body wan committed
to the grave an amateur photographci
wiih called in ami several pictures were
taken of tho animal. Tlio dug was
hurled In Miss MeCunn's garden, and
tho bereaved woman says a monument
will some day murk tho resting phico
of her departed friend. ,
Siiiirllll(in Aiiinn; AiilniitW.
Many nuthors have alluded to the su
perstition about thu porcupine, that it
possesses the ability to shoot lt qulll.i
to a eonuldcrable distance ami thus to
wound those who anger It. In proof ot
the notion tlio fact that alogn arc often
found with poicupluo ipiilln sticking in
thoir mouths und throats Is Humctlmcs
cited. The quills do not get there, how
ever, by being thrown from thu porcu
pine, hut on account of thu eagerness
of Hie dog attempting to seize the ani
mal and so fixing the quills in his own
llcsli. Pliny says that among the Kn
niniiH of his time theto wan a heller that
Htugs could, by their breath, draw ser
pents from their holes In tho ground,
and after getting them out would then
trample them to death. The early hunt
em of this country relate many Inci
dents concerning tlio enmity between
deer ami serpents of all kinds. It l.s
well known thnt stags would often,
without hesitation, uttark rattlesnake,!,
and by Jumping high In the air and de
trending upon the serpent with tho foro
hoofs drawn closely together would cut
tho snnlto to pieces. The country peo
ple of England, an well an soveral other
countries, have au Idea that tho red of
tho robin's breast wan caused by tho '
drop of blood which fell upon It at the
crucifixion. According to tho story tlio
robin, commiserating tho condition of
Christ, tiled to pluck tlio crown ot
tlmriiB from his brow and, In doing so,
got lis breast wet with tho blood flow
ing from the wounds. Tho color becamo
permanent, being transmitted from gen
eration to generation, and thus, accord
ing to tho legend, tho robin Is n perpet
ual reminder of the sufferings of Christ.
IVIii'i-n WiiHliIiigliin Drank,
(Senoral Daniel Iluttorlleld, whoso
country homu Is at Cold Spring, N. Y
has offered us a gift, through tho Vil
lage Improvement association of that
place, a hnndsomo tablet, to bear tho
following inscription: "den. Wash
ington, In frequent visits to tho Ameri
can troops encamped near by during tho
war of tho revolution, drank at this
spring and gavo It Its name Cold
I'iihIi It Along.
Indiana phyBlcInnn aro mad bocuust
ono ot their number hns taken to ad
vertising, nnd It In said that, out of re
venge, and disgust, nil of them may
tnko to advertising. Thus, In the most
mysterious vvayn, Impelled by tho nio3t
contrary motives, aloes the great cnuso
of human civilization mako its ad
vances. Grand Forks (N. D.) Herald.
Ciiii't Heat llu' llnglUli S'irrnr.
After sovcro! years of tlrelesn war
fnre, nnd tho payment of many thou
sands of dollars in bounties, tlio farm
ers of Uerlen county, Michigan, havo
given up lighting tho Htigllsh sparrow
Long Wiagon llrlilgn In Tex (.
The longest wngon bridge In tho
world Is Hltuated at Galveston, Tex. It
is more than three miles long, and
epulis tho Galveston bay from north to
March nf l'riigra'H.
Almost tho only monument of tho
Roman dominion In Egypt, tho fortress
of Habylon, nt Old Cairo, is bolng torn
down to ninlto way for modern build
ings. Print ino I. incimi;i'.
Tho university press nt Oxford hns
appliances for printing ISO dlffcreut
- -"'inty, failed thl
store Is In ihowT
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