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Red Cloud Chief.
Tho number or emigrants from Ire
Innd for tho 10 months ending October
81 was 43,640, nB compared with 40,269
during tho corresponding period of Inst
An (indent philosopher Bald that In
sloop every man has a world of his
own; when nwake, nil men have ono
world In common. So It Is with na
tions. When Chlnn awakes, sho will
recognize and shnro In the privilege?
nnd blessings of tho larger world
which now scorns bo small uud unrcnl
Congressman Council, of tho Elov
onth Pennsylvania district, Is tho rich
est mun In tho lower hotiso of tho na
tional legislature, lie draws an in
como of fi00 a day from ono Invest
ment alone. Mr. Connoll was born In
Nova Scotia, and Is ono of tho largest
coal operators In tho United States.
Fifty years ago he was working ob
driving boy In n roal mlno ut 7fi cents
For mors than thirty yonrs Illrnin
Baxter has been postmnslsr nt L9
Hiiciib, Minn., nnd has given entire sat
isfaction to the community, although
during nearly nil that llnm hn has
been blind. When mall Is ilntrbi'.tcd
Into tho 120 boxes Mrs. Haxtnr cnlls, oft
the names and her husband's wonder
ful memory can be depended upon to
recollect every letter or newspaper.
Daxter also conducts a small store and
i President Ixiubet of France, has Just
been left a legacy of 150,000 francs by
a grateful old friend, Mine. Perrtl. Foi
moro than forty years M. Lonbot kept
up friendly relations with Mm", Por
rct's husband, who was his neighbor nt
Marsanno (where the president was
born). As a lawyer, the French ex
ecutive had managed all M. Pcrrct'a
legal affairs, drawn his business docu
ments and acted as his life-long coun
sellor, Some Idea of tho diversity of condi
tions In tho state of Texas may be
gained from tho fact that tbeio was
held within Its borders n fow years ago
at nearly tho same date n drainage
conference nnd an Irrigation conven
tion. One was at Onlve.Ht.on Mid tho
other nt San Antonio. Some persona
wero thus studying means of lessoning
tho amount of water over a largo nrea,
while others sought to Increase It, or
rathor to make Its supply for agricul
tural purposes more regular.
Tho study of tho spongo fields of
Florida Is to be undertaken by tho gov
ernment with a view to developing an
important Industry. Florida Is tho
only part of tho United States produc
ing Bpongea of a commercial value.
There, are 310 vesaols with more than
2,000 men employed In the Industry,
nnd it ts estimated that the 1000-1901
crop will have a commercial value ot
$850,000. Sponges nro found on tho
eastern nnd western coast, owing to
the equable temperature and modornto
depth of tho water, and tho absence of
fierce hurricanes. Tho spongo grounds
of the Gulf ot Mexico extend from the
Florida reefs to St. Mark'?, and for a
distance of- fifteen miles from the
The report of tho work of the dead
letter olllce for tho last year shows one
branch of tho government service of
which It Is no longer feasible to ccntor
all tho business In Washington. It
was found that the despatch of dead
letter matter from the Philippine Is
lands to Washington not only involv
ed great delay, but on account of the
dIflU-ultics ot languugo, prevented the
handling of it to tho best advantage.
So n dead lettor offlco has been estab
lished in Manila, and business between
this country and tho Islands Is con
ducted In tho same manner as between
the United States and nny other coun
try of the Universal Postal union.
The same Is trno of Porto Hlco. The
deod letter offlce (Irst established there
was abandoned, but has since been re
vived. In 1800 our country wns a plucky
fledgling, healthy, vigorous, ardent In
hope, high on resolve. Our total popu
lation was less than 5.500,000, Ger
many and Britain each had four times
our number, Spain twice ub many, and
even little Portugal had aa big a fam
ily of sonb' and daughters aa I'nolo
Sam. West of the Mississippi all was
wilderness. Wo bad II! little state
and few cities of promlnonco. except
Philadelphia, Now York, Baltimore,
Uoston nnd Charleston. Tho entlro
revenue of the United States govern
ment under our tlrst administration
was only 14,500,000, while It now costs
annually $98,100,413.33 to defray tho
expenses of the government of Greater
New York. Washington was then a
new settlement, with only a few thou
sand population, and had been only
laieiy maue the capital.
The coming marriage of tho Prln
cess of tho Asturlas with tho Neopoll
Un Prineo Charles Bourbon scorns to
be causing much discontent In Spnnlsh
political circles. Tho princess Is the
present heir of the king, who does not
attain his majority until seventeen
months henco, and debates In the
jiouse or Deputies concerning tho mat
ter are frequent. The general impres
elon now Ib that very fow weoks are
likely to elapso before the government
is Instructed to communicate ofllclnlly
to the CorteB tho event for which
preparations have already been made.
MURDER AT SNYDER
Saloon Koopor Victim of a Trio
IS SHOT DOWN IN (OLD BLOOD
OntrcM Willi lllnoil lloiiniU Olvn Chime
to I'liKlllvm mill (.'iirimr Tlirm
Lynching Trimmlm! Itjr tint Cnnl
uml Itolil NIiiikI of Nliorlff.
Snyder, Neb., was the scene of n
diabolical murder at about ft o'clock
Friday night, January 4, the victim
being1 Merman Xnlin, a soloonkeepor.
The town has been In a statu of great
excitement uud every citizen Is cither
carrying- a Winchester or him his
pocket bulging with revolvers.
The murderers were three, unknown
men who hold up the saloon, robbed
it and shot aim down in cold blood.
The trio of toughs first went to the
saloon operated by Klcrhaum Bros
Here they ilrnnlc ftcqucntly uml show
ed a disposition to quarrel with those
who chanced to come Into the saloon.
This sort of thing continued for about
an hour when the mnii adjourned to
Znhn's saloon, nearby.
The men entered aim's plnce and
ordered all of those inside to throw up
When tho men entered, Mr. aim,
the proprietor, was sitting1 on a table.
He obeyed the order concerning his
hands, but. 8tnrted toward the high
waymeu, lagging them not to shoot.
Ah he did so one of the men pulled his
trigger and aim full heavily to the
floor. One of tho men then wont back
of the bar and broko open the money
drawer, ltis "pals" inviniwlillc holding
their guns on the terrorized crowd of
men so completely at their nu'rey. In
the drawer was found about seventy
live dollars In cash. Tills wns quickly
pocketed. The robber then walked
around In fiont of the bar where Zahn
lay, clubbed him over tho head with
his revolver, gave him a kick and re
lieved him of his watch which wns In
his vest pocket.
The three desperadoes then backed
toward the door, keeping their weap
ons diieetcd at the crowd of men be
fore them. As they retired through
the door It wasclosed and they tied for
aim died within an hour.
As soon as possible a posse was
formed and chase was given Itlood
hounds from Lincoln were sent for and
as soon as they arrived the trail was
taken up. Sheriff ICieader having in
the meantime arrived from Fremont.
Tho dogN led the posse to a well known
rendezvous of toughs uml bootleggers
about a half mile south of Crowell.
This rendezvous Is a new two-story
frame house near the Klkliurn river,
having an outside stairway. When
the men arrived they found n woman
The womnn's name was Williams,
her husband being M. I). Williams,
who was recently sentenced nt O'Neill
to six and a hair years in the peniten
tiary for burglary committed at Klgln.
A search of tho premises was Imme
diately commenced. At a straw stack
near the barn developments were soon
found. Soon a man was pulled out of
tho stack, where he hud concealed
hluir.clf In the straw and had wrapped
himself In a blanket. This man was
Tho man eantured wax nuiuod
Gardner, the name of the follow wtio
escaped w.ik ltllly Uhm: He was
captured later, and the third man was
captured at West Point.
The story told by members of Sheriff
Kroader's posse is thrilling. The
rcndcvoiiH where Gardner wns captured
is graphically described. The house Is
compaiatlvely new and was built for
a gathering place of some kind, it is
situated on the bank of the Klkhorn
river at a point where the Klkhorn
railroad crosses It. It can only be
reached by a narrow roadway beneath
the railroad bridge.
The residence and barn were both
built recently and were In good con-
union. One side of the house had no
windows, and the second story wns
reached only by an outside staircase.
There was no connection between the
tloors on the Inside. Only the cool
ness of Sheriff IC reader prevented a
lynching, as excitement at Snyder was
very high. Special deputies have been
.sworn in 'and It Is not Ilkuly any
trouble will be had.
THE CENTER OF POPULATION
Point Nfitr C'otiliiilMH, liul., Clxliim tli
The census bureau has issued the fol
lowing: The center of population Is In the
following position: Latitude :it de
grees, ,17 minutes; longitude, 85 de
grees, 48 hours, 54 minutes.
In ten years the eenterof population
has moved westward 111 hours. 1 min
ute, about fourteen miles, and south
ward a hours, fj minute, or about three
miles. It now rests in southern Indi
ana, at a point about seven miles south
east of thu olty of Columbus.
APPEALS TO LEGISLATURE.
Father or Molli.a it Wnnt Suit' Ciu
General Kdward Mnllneux of New
York has decided to appeal to the lear-
Islaturo to ascertain the cause of the
delay hi settling the case of his son,
Itolaud, convicted of murder In the
first dogrce. He will ask, If necessary,
thnt a committee bo appointed to con
duct an investigation and that a bill bo
enacted limiting the time given to a
iriai judge within which he must pass
on a ciibo where the conviction was ono
of murder iu the first degree.
BliRNED TO DEATH.
Mjrrlln MiilUmi nt Or.inil Ittantt
Victim f I'lamr.
A most distressing accident occur
red In the family of .1. D. RulHss at
Grand Island Saturday last. Mrs. Bui
llss, Just before tho supper hour,
hoard their little three years old
daughter, Myrtle, give a scream. The
latter was In a room adjoining the
kitchen in which Mrs. Jltilliss was oc
cupied. The little one was romping
with n dog ami at the moment Mrs.
Hulllss thought the scream was oc
casioned by tho play. However the
little one Immediately run Into tho
kitchen and the mother saw that tho
clothing about the child was allrc.
She promptly smothered the flames.
There were some burns and n physi
cian was immediately called. He
found the external injuries not seri
ous but it was apparent from tho little,
one's sufferings and complaints that
she had Inhaled the flames and Inter
nal Injuries resulted In death about
seven hours luter. It was the only
child of Mr. and Mrs. Hulllss, there
being four-children from a former mar
riage. The grlef-strlcken nnd almost
distracted parents have the sympathy
of the entire community.
SHOULD HAVE HISTORIC SITE
Virglnliitia Aniliiui to Hiiro (lineriimmt
A delegation from Virginia wns
heard January 4 by the house com
mittee on military affairs on the pro
ject to hnvo the government acquire
the historic site of Yorktown, Va.,
where the revolutionary btrnggle
closed with the surrender of Lord
Cornwallls. The delegation included
the Virginia senators and representa
tives, A. O. Munch, owner of the prop
erty, and several members of tho Vir
ginia house of delegates. The site in
cludes 500 acres and the old Moore
mansion, which sheltered Washington,
Lafayette nnd RoohumbcAii when the
surrender was consummated. At the
benrlnir iiieniorialt wen; presented
frolii A number of the state legisla
tures asking that the government ac
quire the plnce. It was explained by
those who were heard that aside from
its historic value the site was suited
for national encampments nnd for a
naval rendezvous, ns the waters of
Chesapeake bay and York river adjoin.
The committee will pass on the mat
PHIL. ARMOUR DEAD.
Multl-.MIllloiiHlre Huccutnb After n Long
A Chicago dispatch of Jan. 6 snys:
Philip I). Armour, philanthropist,
financier and multl-mllllonitlrc, bead
of the vast commercial establishment
Hint bears bis name, died at home, on
Pralrio avenue, at 5:45 o'clock this
afternoon. A muscular affection of
the heart, known to the medical pro
fession as myocarditis, was the imme
diate cause of death, lie had been
slowly recovering from pneumonia,
that for three weeks had threatened
his life. At I) o'clock this morning his
heart gave way under tho strain of his
recent illness, his pulse running up to
10.1. That was the beginning of tho
end. Mr. Armour wns surrounded by
his family when he died. Those at his
bedside besides his physician and
nurses were his wife, Mrs. Philip D.
Armour, jr., and Mr. and Mrs. .1. Og
den Armour and Uev. Frank W. Oun
saulus. The millionaire retained con
sciousness until within nn hour of his
Viceroy of Inillu Appreciate Contri
bution!. The consul at ltombay, India bns
forwlirded to the state department the
following letter from Lord Curzon,
viceroy of India, In which he expresses
his appreciation of the contributions
made by the American people for the
relief of the famine suffers In India:
"VICEROY'S CAMP, Nov. 'J3, 1(100.
Dear Sir:JThc viceroy has the great
est pleasure In adding his testimony to
that which he understands you arc
sending to tho American people as to
the immense size of the contributions
that have been made by tho American
pqbllc to the relief of tho recent Indian
famine. Whether tlic.se contributions
have taken the foun of money or
clothing, or grain, they have sprung
from the. two noblest of human senti
ments, viz: The feeling for suffering
mankind nnd the recognition of a
common aid between the two great
branches of the English-speaking race,
and they have exercised a positive and
material Influence in the mitigation of
the greatest calamity with which India
has been afflicted for many years. I
am, dear sir, yours faithfully,
"Private secretary to the viceroy."
"Tho Honorable William T. Fee,
United States Consul, chairman of the
Amertcuu-Indlan Famine Relief."
ArciI Man Dertnrutl Innaoe.
James P. Tucker, an old gentleman
seventy years old residing at Kearney,
Neb., was pronounced Insane by tho
county board of insanity Saturday. He
has been acting queerly for a longtime
uml is now in tho custody of county
At a meeting of the boatdof health
of Kansas City held January 5, Dr. S.
C. James, residence member of the
state board of health, said that there
are many cases of smallpox In over ono
hundred counties of Missouri, nnd that
the most vigorous quaruntlnu meas
ures have failed to stop tho spread of
the disease. City physician G. O. Collin
expressed the feur that Kansas City
will suffer an eplderala of the dlscaso
this winter. There nro 100 coses here
now and new coses are being dally
discovered. The smallpox existing
here Is not of a virulent form.
LOVE IS BEST J
Poverty presses harder on a man's
prldo generally than on n womnn's,
pet hups bfcauso most women rare
more for persons than for things; nnd
while those near and dear to them
aro well and happy, tho pin pricks of
having to go without many things
their neighbors have nro not bo keenly
felt, while to a man each Is a morti
fication. Harold Dynevor was a good son, and
a brave man; but poverty tried him
sorely, and there wns a constant
dialing nt the Injustice of circum
stances which made his life harder
than It might have boen, but which
those who know hla story thought
Harold was a gentleman farmer. Ho
worked qulto as hard ns many farm
ers who did not own the prolix; but
he was the last male representative of
a good old county family, who had
been known in Surscx for many gen
erations. He wns popular wherever he
went, his mother was devoted to him,
his pretty sister, Kitty, looked up to
him with fervent admiration; but
Harold Dynevor could not bo called
a happy man. He had inherited a
grievance, and the recollection of It
marred his content.
"You're tired out, Harold," said
Kitty gently. "I'm sure you work as
hnrd as any of your own men. Sit
down In your nrmclialr, nnd I'll go
and hurry tea."
"All right, dear," he said gratefully.
"It may do mo good, for I've a split
Mm. Dynevor waited till her daugh-
j ler was out of hearing, then she asked
"Is thore nny thing wrong, Harold?
You were going In to Marlon; did you
see Mr. Proctor?"
"I saw him, mother, and got n re
ceipt In full. Thorn'B bad news. I
meant to keep It from you, but I can
see I've betrnyed there's something
wrong, so I'd better tell yon tho
truth, for fear you think It worse
than It Is."
"You don't mean that the mortgagee
wants to foreclose, Harold?"
Poor lady! that was the bugbear of
her life. Uplands, the land which her
son farmed, was her very own. It
had been her wedding portion, and the
homo of her married life. When bad
seasons came, and expenses multi
plied, with her full consent her hus
band raised a mortgage on tho farm.
They had thought lightly of It then
a few good harvests would soon en-
ablo them to pay off tho debt; but it
had never been paid off in all those
ycaro. It hung like nn incubus about
them, nnd Mrs. Dynovor's one dread
wns thnt some day the mortgagee
would foreclose, and. If they could not
find the 5,000 due to him. they
would have to leave their beloved
"No. mother," said Harold quietly,
"It's not so bad ns that; but you will
like the news nB little ns 1 do. It
seems Mr. King has been settling his
affairs, nnd he has transferred tho
mortgage on the Up'.nnds to some one
else. Proctor told me the Interest
was still to be paid to him. so we
shall have no personal dealings with
our new creditor."
"Then 1 don't see that It matters,"
said Mrs. Dynevor. "Your dear father
always said Mr. King was a very hon
est man. Do you menn that you have
heard a bad account of the new mort
gagee?" "He 1b n man wo both have cause to
fear and dislike, mother Quetace Lin
don!" Mrs. Dynovor had grown white, even
to her lips nothing could have ter
rified her more; but she was a brave
woman, and she knew, besides, where
help and strength were to be found.
One sllont prayer to heaven, nnd she
"There Is only one thing for It. Har
oldwe must raise the 5,000 and pay
off the mortgage. To be at that man's
mercy Is more than 1 can hear!"
"I don't 3oe how we're to do It,"
said Harold, gloomily. "There's no
money In the bank, and wo must spend
a good sum on tho farm this year, for
everything wants renewing. The blow
couldn't hnve mine at a worse time."
"I wonder what his object Is?" said
Mrs. Dynevor quickly. "He has never
once been near this place since ho left
It with your poor Aunt Nina just after
their wedding. Not n year after her
death he let the Manor to General Cra
ven for fourteen years, and, except
pocketing the money from the estate,
ho has taken not the least interest In
tho property slnco."
"Proctor says he tins married again,
and ,thlnk8 he means to settle nt tho
Manor. The general's lease expires
year, and he has refused to renew It."
"If ho means to live here, ot course
he would want to get rid of ub first,"
said Mrs. Dynevor quietly, "for men
never like the near presence of those
they have wronged."
Now, according to the strict letter of
the law, Eustace Llndon could not
have been said to hnve wronged tho
Dynevora, yet every one for miles
around Dynevor Manor regarded hlra
ns their despoller.
It wns a sad little story, so well
known that every villager could havo
repeated It. When Mrs. Dynevor mar
ried nnd settled nt the Uplands, her
husband had nn elder brother, Frank,
who was 'squire ot Dene, nnd tho
largest land owner for, miles round.
Frank Dynevor was devoted to the
young couplo nt the Uplands. A good
deal older than hla brother, Charles,
and a very studious, reserved mnn, he
had reached the age of 40 without
marrying, People wero beginning to
look on him ns u confirmed bachelor,
and to regard the little boy at the farm
as tho heir of the Mnnor, when, be
fore Harold was 5 yoarB old, his uncle
suddenly returned from a summer hol
iday with a wife of 18.
There was not tho least mystery
about his young wife's antecedent!?.
She wub an officer's dnughter, and had
been brought up In nn orphan asylum,
which found her n sltuntlon as soon ns
sho wub old enough. Sho had been
in It Just six months when Mr. Dyno
vor came on a visit to her employer,
nnd converted their little nursery gov
erness Into tho mistress of the Manor.
If tho family nt tho Uplands wore
disappointed, they made no sign, nnd
welcomed tho bride warmly. Frank
Dynevor told his brother he meant to
settle a Bmall fortune on little Harold,
"In enso farming failed;" but ho was
not a businesslike mnn, nnd, being In
sound health, no doubt he thought
there was no hurry, and he might well
wait till his nephew wae out of tho
The bnby who arrived at the Manor
within n year of the wedding was n
girl. Sho was 2 years old when her
father took It Into his head to go out
to Australia to hunt up some Informa
tion for n book he wns writing. Nina
dreaded the sea, bo ho left her and her
little girl at home. From that voyago
he never returned. He died at sea.
And Mr. Eustace Llndon. a fellow pas
senger, who had been with him a great
deal nt the Inst, brought the news to
, he poor little widow nt Eastblll.
There wae consternation nt the Man
or and the Uplands; but when Frank
Dynovor's will was read, his brother
was amazed to find there waH no men
tion whatever of his promise to Becure
Harold's future. It had been made im
mediately after the birth of llttlo Lll
llau, and It left everything In trust to
his wife for her daughter, and If the
child died before reaching tho age of
21 her mother Inherited everything.
with power to bequeath It to whom
No wonder the Charles Dynevora
wero aggrieved. Thoy would not have
grudged the estate to Lillian; but that
it should revert to her mother, that a
girl who had nc-ver seen the old house
three years before should have power.
If her child died, to leave It away from
the family who had owned It for
centuries It wub terrible!
Perhaps their Bcnse of Injustice mado
the Charlca Dynevora keep aloof from
the young 'vldow, nnd so they did not
realize how quickly her acquaintance
with Eustace Llndon ripened Into In
timacy; and it came on them liko a
thunderbolt when, a year and a day
after her husband's death. Nina mar
ried tho specious adventurer nnd went
abroad with him.
Very little news of her reached
Easthlll. That ehe hnd i second child
another daughter and that her
health failed so rapidly she was obliged
to live always In tho south of France,
was all the Dynevora heard In the first
fow years. Then there came a formnl
letter from Eustace Llndon, acquaint
ing them with his stopdaughter's
death; and, barely six months later,
another to announce that his wife had
"8he will havo loft him all tho rendy
money; but she can't be so base as to
bequeath him tho Manor," Charles
Dynevor said to hts wife.
"I don't know. She was perfectly
Infatuated with him, and I suppose sho
would think of her child," replied Mrs.
But there was no mention of her
child In tho will. Mr. Dynevor paid
half a guinea for a copy of It. It had
been made Immediately aftor the death
of her firstborn, and It simply be
queathed "all property of which I may
die possessed, roal or personal, of
every description whatever, to my dear
husband, Eustaco Llndon."
It hnd been drawn up by nn English
lawyer, and wltnossed by tho doctor
and nurse who attended llttlo Lillian
In her Inst Illness. Everything wns
perfectly In form. Mr. Proctor, tho
leading solicitor of Mnrton, who had
been at school with Harold Dynevor,
and remained his close friend, Bald
that to upset It would be quite Im
possible. So Eustace. Llndon enjoyed his thou
sands nnd the Dynevora grew pooror
every year. The father lived till his
only Bon wns old enough to take up
tho burden ho hud borne bo bravely.
Ills dying words charged Harold to
be good to his mother and Kitty, and
never, If ho could help It, accopt any
favor at the' hands of Eustace Llndon.
4'I can't explain It to you, my boy,"
said the dying man, solemnly, "but I
havo thought a great deal about tho
past alnce my illness began. I would
not say o word to your mother, lest
sho should brood over It; but 1 can't
help feeling Llndon did not play
btralght. Your Aunt Nina was llttlo
more than a child wtien ho married
her; but she was singularly frank
and true. Knowing na sho did that
Dynevor Manor hud been In our fam
ily for centuries, I can't believe sho
would huve loft It away from tho old
"Do you mean you think the will was
a forgery?" asJted Harold.
"No; 1 believe It was obtained from
Tier by undue Influence. When sho
wna very 111 he must have worked on
her fears In some way or other. 1
can't explain what I think, Harold;
but I eeem to know Nina Llndon never
did us such a wrong willingly."
"I could understand It better If shrA
hnd left anything to her child," wiiU
Harold. "Tho injustice to us would
havo been tho same, but It would hav
been moro natural."
Mr. Dynevor shook his head. '
"It's a mystery we Bhan't fathom
here, my boy. Only, with tho instinct
God sends sometimes to the dying, I
peem to feel thnt Llndon Is to blame.
If ho comes to live at the Manor, avoid
him by every means in your jKiwer,"
And that wns tho story of the past.
It was not strange that, remembering
his father's last words, it wni? torture,
to Harold Dynevor to think that the,
mortgage on his mother's home was
held by Eustaco Llndon.
Kitty and tho tea tray came In to
gether. There was a capable woman
servant nt the Uplands, but she hnd
her hands pretty full; nnd both Mrs.
Dynovor and her daughter were thor
oughly domesticated, aweot, home
keeping women both of them, not
learned In 'ologles and science, per
haps, but well gifted to mnkc those
about them happy.
Harold felt quite refreshed after his
tea, and asked his Bister cheerfully If
any one hnd been there thnt nfU-rnoon.-j
"Only Helen Craven. She wants us
to go to dinner there next week. I
said Tuesday would suit yon lxt."
When tho Cravens settled at Dyne
vor Mnnor they mado It perfectly clear
to the family at the Uplands that thoy
regarded them as friends nnd equals.
The young Dynovors had spent som
of their happiest days at the Manor,
and Helen Craven was Kltty'b closest
"Tuesday will do nicely," said Har
old. "I shall bo glad of n little talk
with tho general. Ho may bo able t
tell me something about hlB landlord.'
"Helen was qulto radiant," went ohf
Kitty. "It seems Allck Is coming home
next week on leave, and Is going te
bring his friend Captain Tempest with
She spoke with studied cn.rolesRne.wi,
and yet tho speech had cost ber an
effort. Kitty and her mother wore, both
dreadfully afraid Harold cared for
Holen Crnven. living him as thoy
did, they wero of course pcrcuaded h
could have won tho general's daughter
had he only mado up his mind to woo.
Both believed only his poverty nnd
pride had kept him silent, and It btd
come on them as a blow when thejrx.
discovered the great interest Helen
took In the visits of her brother!!
chum, and they were forced to soe that
Captain Tempest was already more-to
hor than Harold had ever been. So
Kitty made this remark tentatively, m
a sort of breaking the newB to Harold
that If he entered the lists hi would
be too late.
Dynovor never guessed Kitty's sus
picions. He smiled quite cheerfully as
"Sets tho wind In that direction?
Well, you will mlsa Helen dreadfully,
Kitty, If Bhe marries; but bhe is 22,4
bo I suppose it's time she legnn t
think of Buch a thing, and Jack Tem
ple Is a right down good fellow. 1 took
a great fancy to him when be wa?
here nt Christmas. I only hope you'll
have a good fortune, Miss Kitty, when
your time comes."
Kitty nnd her mother exchanged
congrntulatory glances, which eeemed
to say: "He does not mind! In- could
not havo cared for her really alter all."
(To be continued.)
NOBLE RBD MAN.
Difficult for tlia Indian to Hocotn
How to mako tho Indian Belf-sup-porting
Is a problem which William L.
Brown tackles in the Southern Work
man. He would solve the problem by
making the red men a race of guat
herders. He says: "The question ot
self-support for Indians is a difficult
one. The limitations. Imposed upon
them by tho nature of the country In
which they live and tho lack of an In
herited habit of work, together with
the pauperizing tendency of the ration
system, mnkc it difficult for them to
progress very rapidly toward Belf-Biip-port.
And alnce a training having thls'
end In view should be ono of the. fac
tors In their education the question is
one in which tho schools should be
particularly Interested. It has been i
ouggested that goat culture m'iglX of
fer a solution of tho difficulty In som
localities. Tho Indians' familiarity
with and love for animals makes herd
ing n natural calling for them, and
they can therefore bo easily trained In
the care of stock. Then, too, goata rati
aimtaln Hfo whero cattle cannot. That
goat culture may be made profitable
thero Ib llttlo doubt, since there ap
pears to he a ready market for the.
various products. Statistics show thaU
the Importation ot the skins, from
which the chief value Is derived-, in
creased 28 per cent In the fiscal year of
1898 as compared with 1897. Most of
the goat skins used in this country are
imported. It has been estimated that
the market value of the Importation
of these skins amounts to twenty mil
rrou Liability fur C'hllifi, ftirr.
A parent entorlug a railroad train
with a child non sill juris, but old
enough to bo required to pay fare. Iij
hold, In Braun vs. Northern Pnilflofc
Railroad company (Minn.), 49 U R.
A. 319, to bo under nn Implied contract
to pay the child's faro and, on refusal
to do so, liable to bo expelled from
tho trnln with tho child, even though
the parent offers to pay his own fare
or on refunding It to him if he has
Time waits for no man unless h
Is carrying tho ticket for hie watch.
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