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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF.
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CHAPTER VI. (Continued.)
"Tho devil take those fellows," Dick
was saying to himself at that mo
ment, as he drove along. "They have
either got a clue or they've turned
suspicious. Snooks the other day and
Laurence now. I shall have to mako
up my mind to screw things up to a
But he had not now much fear that
the climax would be a dlsagrceablo
one for him; and he drove nlong over
tho muddy roads as gayly as ever he
liad done between the sweet Sep
tember hedgerows. Yot when he
drew up In front of the Hall It
struck him that there was something
strange about the place. For one
thing, the usual neat nnd well-kept
gravel was cut up, and In one place
the low box-hedge which skirted tho
now empty llowcr beds was cut and
crushed as if a careless driver had
driven over It.
Ho was not long left in doubt. Old
Adam camo to take his horse and led
him "off to tho stable, shaking his head
with" ominous sadness, and muttering
.something indistinctly about a bad
Job; and then Barbara opened the
loor with scared, white face, and quiv
ering lips which could not command
themselves suillcleutly to tell him
"Good God. what Is It?" exclaimed
Dick; his thoughts flying straightway
But It was not Dorothy, for In two
minutes she camo running Into the
room', tried to speak, and then, scared
and trembling and sobbing, she found
liorsolf somehow or other In his arms.
Dick was almost besldo himself with
'anxiety, but ho soothed her tenderly,
and patted her shoulder with a gentle,
"There, there, darling, don't cry like
that. What is It. dear? Tell me."
But for a llttlo time Dorothy sim
ply could not toll him. "I've been
longing for you to come," sho said
at last. Oh, poor Auntie! and sho Is
all I have in tho woild In tho world."
"But is she 111?" asked he. "Reincm
ber that I know nothing."
"But you got my telegram," she
said, ceasing her sobs to look at him.
"Your telegram? No! What tele
gram?" "I sent one early this morning to
you at Colchester," sho answered
" 'To R. Harris. 40th Dragoons, Col
chester.' Was not that direction
"Well, scarcely," said Dick, halt
smiling nt his own knowledge. "But
about your aunt Is she ill?"
Dorothy's tears broke out afresh.
"She Is dying dying." sho sobbed.
"Tho doctor says there Is no hope no
"But tell mo all about It," he urged.
"What is the matter with her? Sho
was all right yesterday afternoon
when I left. It must have been very
euddden. Was It a fit?"
"Paralysis," answered Dorothy
mournfully. "Wo were Just going to
bed, nnd Auntie got up, and all at
once she said, 'I feel so btrange, Dor
othy; fetch Barbara;' and when I
came back a mlnuto afterward sho
had slipped down on tho floor by
tho sofa thoro and could hardly speak.
Wo put a pillow under her head, and
got Adam up, and Adam drovo Into
Dovercourt and brought the doctor out
as fast as he could; but Auntlo did
not know him at all. And as soon as
ho camo in, Barbara and I knew it
was all over with her, for ho shook
his head, and said, 'Wo had better get
her to bed. Oh, no, it won't disturb
Iter, sho feels nothing.' But sho did
feel something," Dorothy added, "for
when wo were undressing hor sho
spoko several times, and always tho
earne, 'My poor llttlo girl Dorothy
all alone " and hero, poor child, sho
broko down again, sobbing over her
own desolation. "I begged and prayed
her not to worry about mo, but It was
no good. Dr. Stanley said she couldn't
hear mo, and so sho kept on all night,
My poor llttlo girl all alone."
For some minutes Dick said never a
word. "Dorothy," ho said at last, "I
should like to seo her. Whoro Is sho?"
"In her own bed," said Dorothy won
dcringly. 'Then tako mo up there. Porhap3
sho will understand mo It I tell her
So Dorothy took him up to tho largo
darkened room whoro tho mistress ot
tho houso lay dying. Barbara, filled
with grief and dismay, eat keeping
watch besido her, and sho stared with
surprise to seo Dorothy come In, fol
lowed by tho tall soldier, who en
tered with a soft tread and went up
('to tho bed, where ho stood for a mo-
i.'ment waicning UIQ uyniK wuiiiuii, mm
glistening to tho Incoherent, mumbling
pHwords that fell from her lips. "Dor
'fetWhy llttlo girl no ono alone
y.Vnh! " and then a long sigh, enough
Ml to break tho hearts that heard it.
M "Just pull up that blind for a mtn
4viute. Barbara." said Dick to tho weep-
frying woman. "I want to speak to your
mlstres3, and I can't toll whether sho
. "jwlll understand mo unlehs I can see
. ) her face."
f. i Thnn no TlnnUnrn .Inn, nn Mm hltnfl
vi V, "" ...-.. .-" .... ....- ....-
Iftnnu ici 1110 iceuio isovemuer unyngHi
ln upon tho pallid faco lying so stiff -
i;, ny uiiiuiJB mu iiiiiuwn, iiu mm ma nuiiu
dupon tho nerveless one lying upon tho
"MIS3 UOHciyVvlie JBUJ"U loij
Mknow mo?" But there was no sign,
itfand ho tried again.
U (fcd fj U
don't you kuow
me, Dick Harris?"
For a moment there was a death
like silence, then tho dying woman
muttered, ''Dorothy girl alone."
"You arc troubling about Dorothy,"
said Dick, slowly and clearly, "and I
have something to tell you about
Dorothy. Can you hear me? Cannot
you mako tne some sign that you hear
me? Can you move your hand?"
But no, tho hand remained perfectly
still, still and cold, as If It were dead
"Can you mako me no sign that you
hear me?" Dick urged. "I must tell
you this about Dorothy. It will mako
you quite easy In your mind about
Still she did not move or speak, but
after a moment or so her eyes slowly
opened and she looked at him.
"I seo that you hoar mo and
know me," said Dick. "You are
troubling to know what will happen
to Dorothy If you should die In this
Illness. Is that It?"
"Yes." Sho had managed to speak
Intelligibly at last, and Dick pressed
tho cold, nerveless hand still covered
by his own.
"I want to marry Dorothy nt once,"
he said very clearly and gently. "I
should have asked you soon In any
case. But you will bo quite satlslled to
know that she Is safo with me, won't
There was another silence; then tho
poor tied tongue tried to speak, tried
again, and at last mumbled something
which tho three listeners knew was,
"Auntie, auntie," Bobbed Dorothy, in
an agony, "say ono word to mo to
me and poor Barbara, do."
Tho dying eyes turned toward the
faithful servant, and a illckcring smllo
passed across tho worn, gray faco.
"Old friends," sho said more clear
ly than she had yot spoken. "Very
happy," and the eyes turned toward
"Auntlo!" cried Dorothy.
"My litto girl," said tho dying wom-
DO YOU KNOW ME?
an. almost clearly now. "My
good child. I am quite happy."
There was a moment's silence,
broken only by tho girl's wild sobs,
and when Dick looked up again, tho
gray shadows had fallen over tho
worn face, and ho know that her mind
was at rest now.
And In the quiet watches of that
night Marlon Dlmsdalo passed quietly
away. Just as tho tldo turned backward
to tho great North Sea.
ICK stayed at
until tho end camo,
after which ho
bade Dorothy go to
bed; and ho put
his horso in and
drovo back to Col
chester, which ho
reached In tlmo for
tho day's duty, be
ing orderly officer
for tho day.
"I must stay In tho barracks all to
morrow, darling; I am on duty," he
explained to her; "but I'll get leave tho
next day and como out hero In tho
morning. Meanwhile, will you and
Barbara say nothing of tho engage
ment between us? I want to have a
long talk to you beforo any ono else
knows a elnglo word."
And Dorothy, of course, promised,
nnd Barbara promised too, believing
qulto that Mr. Harris wished to say
nothing about marrying and giving In
marrlago while tho dear mistress of
tho houso lay cold and still within It.
It was a sad and wretched day. Tho
nows spread quickly through tho
neighborhood, and overy fow minutes
Inquirers camo to tho door to hear tho
details from Barbara and ask kindly
for Dorothy. And about noon, by tho
tlmo Dorothy had dragged herself out
of bed nnd was sitting miserably be
sldo the drawing-room firo, David
Stovenson rodo along tho avenuo nnu
told Barbara that ho wanton1 to seo
"Miss Dorothy is very poorly and
upset, sir," said Barbara, who had a
sort of instinct that Dorothy would
rather not seo this particular visitor".
"Yes, but I must see her all tho
same," said David, curtly. "Whero is
"Invthe drawing-room, sir," said
Barbara. "But I dcu't think I can let
you go In without asking Miss Doro
thyI" "Do you know." a3kcd David, with
exasperating calmness, "that I am
Miss DImsilale's sole executor? No, J
thought not. Then you will understand
now, perhaps, that It Is necessary that
I should seo her to llnd out her
wishes with regard to the funeral for
ono thing, !Uid to give her authority to
have her black frocks made for an
other;" and then, poor Barbara hav
ing shrunk away scared and trembling
from this new and strange David
Stevenson, whom sho did not seem to
know at all, ho went straight to tho
drawing-room, going In and shutting
tho door behind him.
Dorothy Jumped tip with a cry al
most of alarm when she saw who had
thus entered. "There," said he, cold
ly, motioning her back to her chair,
"don't bo afraid; I shall not hurt you,"
and then he got himself a chair nnd
set It a little way from hers.
"I was obliged to como nnd seo you
nt once, Dorothy," ho said, In n cold
and formal way, "because your poor
aunt mnde me tho sole executor under
hor will. lint 11 rat let me say how
very, very sorry I am that 1 have to
come like this. I have known Miss
Dlmsdalo all my life, and loved her al
ways." Dorothy had softened a little at till?.
and before he had ended his sentence
began to cry plteottsly. David Stoven
son wont on:
"I don't want to speak about tho
reason why she left mo in chargo of
overything," ho said "at least, not
Just now. Of course, sho thought that
everything would bo very different
with us. And then. too. sho was a
good deal mixed up with mo In busi
ness matters, and I bcllevo she wished
that tho outaldo world should know us
little of her affairs as possible. Now,
Dorothy, It shall be as you wish; I
will either simply hear your wishes
about tho funeral and the mourning
and all that, and tell you how your af
fairs stand by-and-by, or I will tell
you now, whichever you like."
"I would rather know tho worst
now," said Dorothy, In a vory low
voice. Sho knew from his manner that
he had no comforting news to toll
"Then I will ten you," said he, In a
strained tono; "and first I must ask
you, did Miss Dlmsdalo ever tell you
that she hud great losses during tho
past two years?"
"Losses!" cried Dorothy, with open
eyes. "No; I don't know what you
"I feared not. Well, she had several
terrible losses of money, and and, to
cut a long story short, Dorothy, I ad
vanced her several largo sums on on
tho security of this property."
"Then this go on," said Dorothy.
"At that time Miss Dlmsdale and 1
both thought that everything would
be different between you and me, and,
In fact, that I was but advancing
money to you. We thought that tho
world our llttlo world here, I mean
would never know anything about it.
nnd sho was obliged to sell tho Hall
to somebody. I gave her more for It
than anybody else In tho world would
have done, becauap well, becauso I
wished to oblige her, and to help her
over this dllllculty. On no account
would I have disturbed her hero or
havo taken a farthing of rent from hor,
if sho had lived to bo ninety."
"Then' this ia your house?" Dorothy
"It la," ho answered, quietly.
"But Auntlo had a very largo an.
nulty," ho exclaimed.
(To bo continued.)
COMPLETION OF THE BIBLE.
Criirrally llellevctlto Ilavo lleen Iteachei)
About A. I). 130.
Scholars differ In opinion ns to tho
date at which the books now found in
tho New Testament wero completed,
says tho Review of Rovlows, but It Is
probable that this wns accomplished
not later than 130. Many centurlss
have passed since tho formation of tho
old testament, but the new was all
wrltton within a elnglo hundred years.
Tho decision as to which books should
bo received Into tho now canon waa
not so quickly reached, for tho earliest
fathers of tho church frequently quoto
from other gospels, such as ono "ac
cording to the Egyptians," or "accord
ing to tho Hebrews," and the Syrian
church accepted somo books not re
ceived by that ot North America, or
tho western church and vico versa.
Thero'ls a legend that at the first ecum
enical council of Nlcaea, 325, copies of
the Christian literature then current'
wero laid beneath tho altar and tho
gcnulno hooka leaped out of tho maos
and ranged themselves on the altar.
It probably contains a gorm of tho truth
that' at this convocation It was do
elded that the books now received
were apostolic or written under apos
tolic direction, nnd tho others wero
spurious. Bo that ns it may tho Judg
ment ot several generations of Chris
tians certainly decided upon tho valuo
of these hooka nB distinguished from
many others written at about that time
or inter, and tho council ot Carthngo
(397) la said to havo fixed tho ennon.
Tho word "canon" was first used by
Athannslus, In tho fourth century, In
tho sense ot "accepted" or "author
ized," and Jerome and Auguatlno hold
tho present new tcstamont as cauonl.
Ncit to Muu In Intelligence.
Sir John Lubbock makes tho remark
able statement that "when wo consid
er tho habits of nnta, their social or
ganization, their largo communities,
and olaborato habitations; tholr rond
wayB, tholr possession of 'domestic
animal; ,and YenJnonio rasqs. of.
nave a ia tiu.u. w ..win. iiuxi to man reaf forms tho subject of another pro
ln the scale of Intelligence." Ourtlon. Six chairs are nlaced close
IS A GREAT JUMPER.
WHY HIGOINS IS CALLED
Some or mi Kitmortlltinry reiiu lie-
Ncrltinl Mini lllutrtttl Into it (Ho
of t-'ciC Without HrenUhiK a Mlnln
In the otr.md Magaalnc Oswald
S'orth writes of tho extraordinary
lumping foals of John lllgglus, "Th
Human Kangaroo." From this article
The curious thing about Mr. Hlgglns
Is that ho Is considerably below mod
ium statue, being but G foot 3i Inches
In height. He Is not ot twenty-six
years of ago, and comes from Black
burn n district famous for tho num
ber and variety of athletes It bus pro
duced, lllgglus' various feats are
truly remarkable, whether considered
merely aa Jumps, or as dramatic spec
tacles, Ingeniously contrived and bril
liantly executed. Tho photographs re
producer! here were specially taken on
the stage of tho Pavilion theater, In
One ot the feats which Mr. lllgglus
la shown performing is ono of a num
ber of very extraordinary tiiel:
Jump?. Clutching his dumb-bells, the
wonderful little man gives a few
kangaroo like leaps, ami then rises
Into tho air and alighta right in tho
middle uf a case of eggs! And yot not
nn egg Is cracked, although tho ath
lete la scon to linger In their mliUt for
a moment and then rise graceful
over the back of the chair. We ask"d
him how this waa done, He said ho
couldn't tell; It was partly an effort
ot will. When ho alighted for that
fraction of a second on the eggs, ho
did not, of course, exercise a single
ounce of his weight, but completed
tho Jump by certain strenuous move-
INTO A BASKET OF EGGS,
tnfnts of his shoulders and the upper
jart of his body generally.
Often people in tho audience have
doubted that tho eggs were real eggs'.
But such persoiis aro always courte
ously Invited on to the stnge, not mere
ly to examine- the eggs nfter the jump,
out before, and during Its accompllhli
ment. Beyond nil doubt tho thing la
genuine a really, graceful and beauti
ful feat, calling fqra .extraordinary
agility and supploncss, and oxtrcmoly
A very curious trick Jump is seen
In another picture given. The subject
is Mr. Frank Munro, Mr. Hlggliu'
manager and agent, who, of courup,
docs not usually "oblige" in this re
spect. The nssiMnnt, arrayed In a silk
hat (and, of course, other things; only
tho silk hat is a sine qua non), takes
up hla position firmly near a table. It
would neer do for him to wobble
about eiratically. Well, a lighted
candle In a candle-stick i3 placed care
fully on his hat, and, this done, the
Jumper retires some dlstnnco to take
measurementa with hla eye.
The reproduction of tho photo, fully
cxplaln8 this rcmarknblo performance.
It Is, Indeed, a tremendous jump from
tho other side of the table right up
on to the candle with both feet to
gether. The flame Is extinguished with
a quick movement of the foot from the
ankle, nnd then the athlete sails grace
fully down on to tho atage.
In tho photo, ono dumb-bell drop
ped by Hlgglns In his lllght Is just
about to drop on to tho tabic. And
these missiles certainly do fall around
with alarming promiscuity. Tho stage
ON TO A MAN'S FACE,
nt tho Pavilion was fairly corrugated
with deop dents from them, nnd thoy
often disabled a chair or scared an
Incautious attendant nearly out of his
ttiYct nnqtUqr, , qandlQ-QxUnaulBhlus
together In a row and on the seat of
the (ith me deposited two lighted
caudles In e.indlo-stleks. Taking 1:1
dumb-bells and bounding hither and
thither like a veritable Spring-Heeled
Jack (ho does this to keep himself In
form), lllgglus stands well away front
the chair most tomoto from tho
caudles, and tukr-t In the situation with
hla keen eye. lie next gives a few
more skittish frolics, ami then one,
two, and up over the chairs with In
describable elan. He pumps through
tho air with curious slownesa, and ac
tually alights gingerly on tho llght"d
candles which he carefully extinguishes,
one with each foot. Having success
fully accomplished this, tho Jumper
seems to rise off tho tips of the randier,
anil alights gracefully on the groun '.
bowing to his admiring audloncu, Of
course, tho whole of the Jump takes
only tn,y or three seconds, but It calls
EXTINGUISHING A CANDLE,
for marvelous nicety of judgment an.l
delicacy of movement. Now and then
It happens that Hlgglns only extin
guishes one candle. In such entes ho
always performs the feat over again.
Mr. Hlgglns Is next seen In the vory
act of ringing a bell In hla lllght ono
of those bells you push down sharply.
It a placed on a chair, which stands
on a table, so that the mere Jump,
to say nothing about the bell ringing,
la worthy of notice. Of course, doubt
ing Thomases have their say about
this remarkably clever feat "It la an
electric bell rung from the wlngu at
the proper moment," and so on.
Nothing but n close examination of the
bell In situ will convince audi people.
A curious thing is that Hlgglna nevor
practices. He considers hla ovenng's
work before tho public qulto enough
practice. Another remarkable thing
Is the way In which he has attained,
after yeara of perseverance, his pres
ent position as champion all-around
Jumper. Fearlessly he has attacked
professional and semi-professional
men, who havo made ono partlcul.tr
kind of Jump1tholr specialty. For ex
ample, there was) tho match with
Grtgson, of Grlmslmw Park, for XSO
a side. Tho conditions waro "stand,
one cro3s, aud four Junps." That
Grcgson was a 'specialist waa evidenced
by tlio'bettlng, wiilcli was tlirqo to one
against Hlgglns for tli6 cross, nnd ten
to ono bn him for the match. Hlgglns,
RINGING A BELL IN FLIGHT,
however, won the cross by ono and
a half inches, nnd tho Jumps by nine
What may be called the athlcto's
most sonsutlonal Jump is also shown.
Hla victim for this occasion only was
Mr. Frank Munro. Aa a rule Hlgglns
hna to content himself with a paid tin
darling as corpus vile, unless there
happens to bo some one In the audi
ence burning for distinction. A chair
Is placed on the table, and tho as
sistant leans back with his elbows on
tho tablo and the back of his head
resting on tho scat of the chair.
When all Is In rcndlncs3, and tho
audience suitably worked up, Hlgglns
retires slowly to tho other end of the
stage. Hero he dips hla shoes Into a
preparation of lampblack and oil, so
that "his mark" may bo proot posltlvo
of successful accomplishment. Then
giving tho usual preliminary leaps, and
carefully calculating distances wlh
his eye, he bounda Into tho air, lin
gers for an Infinitesimal porlod on Ms
subject's faco, nnd thon descends to
tho stage on tho other side. The or
deal past, the subject rises bashfully
to tako that ahnro of applause to which
the big smuts on his noso and eyes
Another illustration depicts Mr.( Hlg
glns' showiest feat Jumplug over tin
ordinary brougham. Of course, Hlg
glns docs inijUpap ofT.Uw ground clean
Uovei-oUwiK&rrlsgol -no- hunian Oj)ivki
could do that. Observe the small tablo
2 ft. 2 In. high, which Is placed cloao
to tho ner.r hind wheol. Taking aa
great a run aa tho atage will nllow
Hlgglns springs lightly on to tho tabic,
pauses for a moment, then rlscB with
an extraordinary bound right ovor
and across tho top of tho brougham.
Ono opines that the valuo of the car
riage deteriorates nightly, mainly on
account of thoso dtimb-bella, which aro
discarded In lllght. Often they fall on
tho carriage and knock It about. Or
one will fall on a lamp, and butter It
Bomewhnt. But It la a grand feat thin
Jumping over n full-sUed hroughnm
splendidly engineered so aa to bring
down tho houso tho moment tho "Hu
man Kagaroo" alights on tho enrpcta
placed on the other side.
SIGHT SEEINQ IN DELHI.
Homo uf the Woiuteri of tho Indian
t'lly llptrrltipil !y Tlillnr.
You may like to have nn account
of the day I spent nt Delhi. I went
down on Sunday by the morning train,
arriving about a quarter to 11, and had
a hard day's sight-seeing that would
havo done crrdlt to a ynnkoe. I wont
to the Jama Musjld, which Is, I think,
tho finest mosquo of Its kind I havo
seen. It has two minarets, each 730
foot high, so I had an opportunity of
gratifying my tasto for blrd'a ovo
views again, and certainly this was tho
best I have ever Been, for, apart from
a magnlllcent view of tho city, I could
see many of tho famous rulua which
cluster profusely for miles round Delhi.
A little to the south, near the Jumna,
stands a tall shaft, surrounded by
ruins, which was act up by tho Emper
or Foroz Shah, who reigned at Delhi
tho fourteenth century. Then, thrco
miles to the oast, I could seo tho ritlnu
o lino old tort, and not fur from it
tho tomb of Humalon, the second Mo
gul emperor. Scores of other rulna
could be seen In tho distance and I
much regiotted that I had not tltn.? to
drive around and seo some of them,
but no doubt I ahnll have another op
portunity. When I rarao down I waa
shown some relics of Mohammed, In
cluding hla foot print In stone and a'
hair of hla beard. Tho keeper ot tho
relics, who kept them vory carefully
locked up In a small casket, could nut
explain why his hair was red. I then
dtovo to the palace, which contains
much Iras to seo than tho fort at Agra,
and I had not much time to see what
hero wus. The private hall ot audi
ence Is very lino, nil In white marble,
and you can seo tho pluco whero tho
peacock throne used to stand, whl'jh
waa valued, If I remembor rightly at
Xu.uuu.uou. It wus carried on by a
Persian gentleman nnmed Nadir Shah,
who Is said to have possessed himself
of a fow trifles, amounting In all to tho
valuo of 14:,uOO,QOO. Tho- pearl
mosque Is extremely beautiful and ut
tho purest white marble, but It la .not
equal to the pearl mosque In tho Agra
Sho "Every ono says sho has such"
very small fcot." Ho "Yea; sho'rt
heard It so often that It's given her tht
big lcad." Yonkera Stateaman.
To prevent rubber lraota from wear-1
lng out quickly a promoting slipper of
woven wlro Is mndo to cover tho solo'
nnd extend a nhort distance UP tho
sides ot tho boot.
To prevent cutting tho hide ot an an
imal when skinning It, a new knife has
a dull blade lying parallel with tho
cutting blade, which keeps tho lattor
away from the hide. J
Electricity is used to opcrato a new
railway gate, a small motor bolng
geared to tho rocking shaft on whlca
tho gato arm Is mounted, to bo oper
ated by a controller In the gatcman'3
A western mnn has palonted a grain
elevator In which compressed air la
used to carry tho grain, a receiving
vessel being mounted at tho end of a
suction pipe, which draws tho grain
Into a blast plpo and forces It with the
air to tho top of tho elovator.
A combined spring shacklo and oil
ejector Is attached to anchor cables
and towing hawsers to lessen tho li
ability of breakage, tho spring being
set in an oll-contalnlng casing with nn
oyelet at each end to which tho cablo
In a storm depresses tho spring and
forces oil through tho perforations la
Expansion pulleys are to be used on
machine lathes, tho now pulley con
sisting ot a flat disk, In which aro bet
a scries of abort shafts, witlaisecqnd,
disk haying slots in It to adjust tho
shafts so us to Increase tho circum
ference of tho circle In which thoy
movo. Two pulleys can bo operated by
one lever to Increase and decrease la
an opposite equal ratio.
Shrubs and small trees can bo pro
tected In winter by a straw ropo,
which Is easily mado in a newly do- ,
signed box of oblong shape, having
transverso notches cut In Its sides at
short intervals. " A cord Is placed la
tho box with short strings attached to
It to fit tho notches, bo they can b
drawn together and tied around the
straw which forms tho rope.
To catch queen bees and drones aa
thoy attempt to leave a htv a trams
Is placed ovor tho opening, having a
depondlng screen with openings largo
enough to permit tho passaga ot tho
worker bees, a number ot open-end.
cones being set on a partition in tho
center ot tho frame and opening Into
a rcmovablo chamber. Tho largo bees
crawl through tho cones Into the trap
and can then bo taken out.'
A Kentucky man has married the
granddaughter of the girl who -refused1' I
tjilin.li I'll'1;' U .'i h xY. . tA ,jpiroil
All tho world practices the art ot
Atu. -. "W
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