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Red Cloud Chief.
Apropos of Krnnk Moulnn'n milt for
divorce, the Interesting question
arises: "Isn't desertion of u comic
opera cornedlan Justifiable?
Minister Wu In not accredited to the
I'nltcd 8tatcs government ns a phlloso
plior, but, uncommissioned, lio fulfils
tlio offlco of n snge. China and Con
cord nrc nearer each other than they
Tho lntest convenience In tho Now
York apartment Is a private safe, built
Into the wall, nnd so arranged that
only tho tenant Is acquainted with the
combination. This makes It posslblo
for tho flat dweller possessing val
uable Hllvor, Jewels, nnd papers 10
keep them In his apartment Instead of
In the vaults of the safe deposit of the
The chemist, who, It Is Haiti, Aral
manufactured sugar-coated pills, died
In Philadelphia tho other day, and his
principal achievement is now respect
fully commended to the attention of
debating societies. It Is rather n large
question, when one looks at all sides of
It, whether tho man who made It easier
for people to tako pills was or was not
n public benefactor.
Government trials of plans for tho
destruction of mosquito pcfltB have
led to tho recommendation of certain
measures which hnvo proved most ef
ficient They nre the draining, whore
ever possible, of marshes and pools
of stagnant water; the spreading of
kerosene on nil such bodies of water
as cunnot bo drained, and tho Intro
duction of sticklebacks, minnows and
other small fish.
In a modest littlo gray house near
Tunbrldgc Wells, England, lives Sar
ah Grand, author of "The Hoavenly
Twins." Her work is dono in tho sun
ny bay window of a cozy den. Tho
room Is handsomely and tastefully
furnished with easy window seats,
bookcases, rugs, nnd fine paintings.
(n her mahogany desk stands nn on
grnvlng of Dudley Unrdy's picture of
tho dostltuto poor of Iindon; this,
that she may never feirget the suf
"ferltiK In the world.
The Ignition Saturday Hevlew Is
tuking comfort In tho belief that war
Is bound to como between tho United
States and Germany over tho Monroe
Doctrine. It thinks that our unreas
onable conduct in refusing either to
steal South America ourselves or to
allow anybody else to steal It would
Justify Europe In suppressing us as
n common nulsunce. And, really,
when you look nt It from that point
of view, our course must seem Incom
prehensible and exnsperatlng.
An Interesting discussion has been
begun as to tho loss of heat which re
sults from taking n cold bath. An
elaborate series of tests undertaken In
London showed that a very decided
rise of temperature occurred in tho wa
ter of tho bath, but that the tempera
ture did not continue to rise. The av
erage time of experimentation was,
say, two minutes. In one trial the ex
perimenter found that his body heated
the water from fiO degrees Fahrenheit
to CG degrees In two minutes. Tho nv
erago result of tho observations Is that
one gallon of water would bo heated
through 0.6 degrees In one minute, nnd
that tills corresponds to no less than
two and a half horse power. The ob
servers determined that the normally
healthy man gives off to the surround
ing nlr heat equivalent to the raising
of eight pouuilB of water 1 degree por
It would be difficult to name any
achievement of medical science which
contains more of the picturesque or ap
peals more powerfully to the Imagina
tion than the discovery that two of tho
commonest species of mosquitoes are
responsible, tho one for the spread of
malaria, the other for the dlsnemlna
tlon of yellow fever. Mere are two
members of n family loug known to be
somewhat troublesome and disagree
able, but usually regarded as nothing
more than a common nuisance, un
worthy of any very sorlous uttentlon.
Menntlme.howovcr.mysterlouB and tor
rlble crimes occur. Here a man Is
bound and tortured, them u whole fam
ily Ib murdered, an entire community
wiped out; and the nssasstns always
sneceod In concealing their Identity
nnd making good tholr escape. Hut
the patient detectlea at work on the
case pick up one clue her a and another
there, until at last the eyes of tho com
munity are opened, and It sees that tho
two Insignificant and despised crea
tures who have been coming nnd going
almost unnoticed are In reality the
great criminals for whom tho whole
world has been searching. When such a
case la made out against human of
fenders, Justice Is prompt. Sanitary
science Is proceeding with equal ener
gy against tho two guilty members of
the mosquito family.
Tho silk industry "expands" to fit
the nation. In his annual report to the
Silk Association of America, tho secre
tary polnta nut that mora than five
times ns much cnpltul Is Invested as
In 1870, and there aro more than flvo
tlmeB as many operatives lu our mills.
Wo Import almtwit six times ns much
raw silk n wo did then, but our Im
ports of manufactured silk have fallen
from nearly n dollar per capita lu 1870
to about forty cents per capita in 1500.
The fact that we Import less is credit
able to our common sense
Doath Angel Hovers, But
Pationt Finally Rallies.
WAS DANGEROUSLY WAR Tilt END
Hope Wm at One Time All lint Aband
oned I'owrrftil Kestoratlres Applied
at Critical Moment With Oood
KBct President Constant
In Ills Vigil.
At H:44 o'clock Thursday night Sccre
tury Cortclyou gave out the following:
"Physicians in attendance on Mrs. Mc
Klnley rexrt her condition as decided
ly improved since morning; pubie and
tcuicriiturc satisfactory, and patient
At 10 o'clock Dr. Hirshfelder left the
Scott residence antl went home for the
night, lie wild that he felt that Mrs.
McKlnley was decidedly improved. Mr.
Scott' nuld ho felt much pleased over
her condition. Secretary Cortclyou
announced that no further bulletins
would be given out unless some un
expected development should take
Mrs. McKlnley is in the valley of the
shadow of deuth and may pass away at
any moment. Thursday morning short
ly before dawn she sank rapidly and
It was feared she would die before re
storatives could be administered. Hut
site responded to tin: powerful heart
stimulants which were given her, nnd
during the day improved to such an
extent that hope of her recovery,
though slight was revived, lint her
life hangs by a thread. She ha taken
no solid food since she reached San
Francisco, and the physicians do not
Wllcve she couni survive another sink
ing' spell such as she experienced.
The president is constantly at her
bedside, anil ulthough worn by his
long vigil, Is standing the awful strain
with remarkable, fortitude. Every
banquet and public function planned
in his honor here has been abandoned
nnd tho city, with heavy heart, is watch
ing Mrs. MoKlnley's battle for life.
If the end should come the president
and his party will Iks ready to sttirt
back with the rcmuins within twenty
If Mrs. McKlnley Improves it is not
lcllcved that she will be able to travel
before a week from the coining Mon
day. All the members of the cabinet,
with the possible exception of Sccre
retary Long, will remain to the end.
The. tatter's daughter is very ill at
Colorado Springs and he is very appre
hensive that he may be called'there lit
DEATH IN ALBANY RIOT
Innocent .Men are letlnis Hlint Down
Three men fatally wounded, hundreds
of others with broken heads and cut
faces, cars running merely as arsenals,
with no patrons, the city under martial
law, with its citizens in a frenzy of ex
citement and the city authorities and
leaders of the strikers trying to got
the railway company to come to an
amicable settlementwas tho situation
In Albany, N V., whcndnrkncbs put an
end to the strife Thursday. William
Walsh and Leroy Smith, merchants,
were fatally shot by guardsmen, and
Willium Marshall, a non-union motor
man, had his skull fractured.
Walsh and Smith were Innocent by
standers. Others most seriously injured are:
George Booze, citizen, check cut open
by bayonet; William Rooney, citizen,
shot by national guard; Gilbert Hall,
non-union motornmn, shot by mob.
May Close the Shops.
A Springfield dispatch wivs: Rep
resentatives of the striking- Wabash
machinist left for St. Louis to pre
sent their case to General Mannger
Ramsey of that road. They are ex-
pected back soon. Blacksmiths and
bollermakers are still at work In shops
here and are not likely to go out lu
sympathy with the strikers, but the
shops will have to close If the strike of
machinists contluues long, as there
would be no employes to use work dono
Honors For Ilnnrke Cochran.
W. llourke Cochran received a dis
tinguished honor nt the hands of the
Roman Catholic church of New York.
Archbishop Corrigan, surrounded by
other dignitaries and with befitting
ceremonies, conferred upou him the
laetare medal of tho Notro Dame uni
versity. Mr. Cochran Is the eighteenth
Catholic on whom the laetare medal
has been conferred.
Chinch ling Doing Damage.
At Trenton, Nob., reports are com
ing In from parts of the county that
chinch bugs are doing great damage to
wheat and rye. In some places they
arc reported to be so thick that they
can be sctxipetl up. The weather is
quite cool, and It Is thought thnt n
good cold rain will put luiend to them.
Add to the Stock Yurils.
The railroad company ha, just fin
ished extensively repairing and re
building Its stock yards nt Ing Pine,
cii. .w u 110 siocit raising from points
outside the state must be unloaded and
fed at Long Pine and a big run Is anti
cipated this year. The improvements
have cost the company over 31,000.
lloil-Currlers Win Strike.
The hod-carriers won their strike
at St. Joseph, Mo., nnd gained nn ad
vnnce IMtf cents nn hour. All tho hod
carriers lu the city were Involved.
FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED.
Rev, Kilwaril 8. Phillips Meets Untimely
Knd In New York,
A New York dispatch says: The
ody of a man found Into Friday
night in a house on Ninth avenue has
been Identified as that of Itev. Edward
S. Phillips of St. Gabriel's church,
llazlcton, Pn., who recently had a
conference with ,1. I'icrpont Morgan In
reference to the threatened strike in
the iron nnd coal regions of Pennsyl
vania. The coroner says that the Identifica
tion can hardly bo questioned, nB papers
found on the body seem to prove It.
The police are working on what may
prove to lc a murder.
Kirk Stanley, a massage operator,
in whose rooms tho body wns found, Is
under arrest as a suspicious person.
Decomposition had advanced bo far
when the body was discovered that a
curosory examination wow not suflleicnt
to reveal the cause of deuth and an
autopsy will lw held.
Stanley has been subjected to a rigid
examination nnd Is said to have told
conflicting stories. Mrs. Jlernlus, from
whom Stanley leased four rooms, In
one of which the lwtly wus found, says
her tenant claims to Iks -from San Fran
cisco nnd called himself "Dr. Stanley."
He was accompanied by a young woman
whom lie introduced as his wife.
Tho lody was discovered by Mrs.
Hernlus' daughter, who went Into
Stanley's upartments to remove some
bedding which was hanging out of the
window. Tho police were Immediately
notified nnd a search of the Inxly dis
closed a ntfmlcr of papers. Among
them was n letter from John Mitchell,
president of the uniU'd mine workers,
and addressed to llev. Dr. Edward S.
Phillips, llazlcton, Pa. There were
also several telegrams from Mitchell,
addressed to the priest, a half-fore rail
way coupon such as is issued to clergy
men nnd several receipts made out In
Dr. Phillips' name.
The police are searching- for n woman
who was known as Stanley's wife.
They say this woman left the house In
Ninth avenue on May 1) and has
uot returned. Father Phillips disap
peared on May 8.
LIGHT IN DEEP GLOOM.
Oujr of Marked Improvement for Mrs.
A dispatch from San Francisco,
Saturday morning nt 1 a :1ft says: As
tho night wore on Mrs. McKlnley be
came restless and the early morning
hours are looked forward to with more
apprehension. She did not take
nourishment freely, as she had done
early in the day. Powerful stimulants
have been administered during the
afternoon and evening. The bone felon
on her hand lias spread and has dis
charged from another place. Tho new
wound has been lanced.
DEATH OF MRS. LYMAN GAGE
Wife of Secretary Nucciinibs After Lone
Mrs. Lyman .7. Gage, wife of secre
tary of the treasury, died nt her resi
dence In Washington Friday night, af
ter an Illness of nine weeks' duration.
With her when the end came was her
husband, her married daughter, Mrs. E.
F. Pierce of Evanston, 111., and Dr. W.
W. .lohnson, tho attending physician.
EMBEZZLES A LARGE SUM
MunuRcr of it l'hlladelphlu Ileef Ilonse
George 11. Whitney, former manager
of Philadelphia for the Morris lleef
company of Chicago, has been arrested,
charged with embezzlement. Auditor
Daugherty of tho Chicago oflice, has
examined the books and says ti short
age of 810,000 bus been discovered.
Whitney made a full confession and
was sent to jail in default of 81.000
Stock Ilroker Vails.
A Washington, May 17, dispatch
says: The firm of Hurley & Johnson
in this city has failed and notice of tho
suspension of business will be osted
on Its doors tomorrow. The open nc
count make up a total of 8450,000. Tho
liabilities arc 8100,000. Neither mem
ber of the firm will make a settlement
tonight. The failure Is a result of tho
recent Wall street panic.
Changes Ills Illrthdajr.
A London dispatch says: King Ed
ward (who was born November 0, 1841),
decided that his birthday shall le cele
brated May 'J4, each year, tluib perpet
uating tho holiday hitherto observed
by all tho public departments Queen
Victoria's birthday and giving an im
petus to tho colonial department to ob
serve the date as empire day.
Dies In the l'lunge Hath.
II. E. Seaman, a trnvellng salesman
of Omaha, died In the plunge bath at
Hot Springs, S. D., the result of too
long a bath. Ho was seemingly well
when ho went In tho wutcr, but In
forty-five minutes became helpless and
nothing could 1 done to relievo him
Heart failure was tho cause 0 death.
Dnohle Tragedy In Texus,
Major J. S. Penn, proprietor of the
Daily Times, fntally wounded W. It.
Pnco at Laredo, Texas, vice president
of tho Texas real estate association and
killed himself. Ho was undobtcdly
laboring under a fit of recurriug In
sanity. Convicted of Murder.
Ira Steward was convicted at Chip
pewa Falls, Wis., of murdering Henry
Miller, a farmer, Inst fall. Steward
was sentenced to life imprisonment ut
BY T II JC
CHAPTER XIII. (Continued.)
"Mildred, what do you mean?"
"The day after tomorrow you shall
havo tho fifteen thousand pounds." aim
sold; "and I I am cngnged to be mar
ried to Lord Lyndon."
Her mother arose, flushed and tri
umphant Hero Indeed was it match
worthy of her darling. All recollec
tion of the relief to bo gained through
tho promised money faded In compari
son with this wonderful piece of news.
At last Mildred hud made her choice,
nnd It was a most wise one.
"Oh, Mildred. Is It true? How glad
I am!" she began. "I think "
Hut the girl put up her hands to her
care and recoiled from her touch.
"Not now not now!" she exclaimed
How could she endure congratula
tions and good wishes about what
seemed to her the crudest event In nil
nor life? How submit to question
ings and kindly problngs. when she
felt her heart was breaking? Surely
In such a case congratulations wore a
Bhe left them, and hurrying to her
own room, titrove hnrd to quiet the
storm that raged within her; while
they, remaining behind, asked each
other In whispers how It hid nil hap
pened, and half feared to bellove tho
welcome nows wnB true.
Dut Lady Caroline's heart smote her
when she remembered the look In
Mildred's eyes when they bad mot here
tho groat unhappy light thnt had
shone in them, revealing so much that
she would gladly have kept untold.
Hut the mother's eyes had seen it,
and bo sho followed Mildred to her
room, only to find the poor child pac
ing up nnd down with rcstlcsB, fever
ish bands nnd face grown old with
passionate care. Sho stopped as her
mother entered, signing heavily. Lady
Caroline Btretched out her hunds.
"Mildred, toll me what It Is," she
entreated, wistfully, with sorrowful,
longing sympathy In her tone. "Am
I not your mother?"
And Mildred cried. "Oh, mother!"
and, falling on her knees, with arms
round tho mother's wnlst, and eyes
hidden, sobbed a littlo of her grief
All In vnln. Tho next morning
brought a letter from Lady Eagleton's
solicitor, containing tho news of her
ladyship's sudden death, and stating
thnt, on her will being opened, It wns
discovered that she had bequeathed to
her "beautiful nnd well-beloved grand
niece, Mildred Trevanlon," the sum of
thirty-five thousand pounds.
Christmas was nt hand, and with It
enmo Denzll Younge.
"I hear you tire to be congratulated,"
ho snld to Mildred, whom he met In the
grounds Immediately upon his arrival
"Ib It true?"
"Yes, It Is quite true," answered
Miss Trevanlon. steadily, disdaining to
put off tho evil hour hy equlvocutlon
or protended Ignornnce.
"Then you are going to marry hlin
after all?" said Denzll.
"1 nm engaged to bo married to Lord
Lyndon," returned Miss Trevnnlon.
Then, very abruptly, Denzll nsked:
"Aro you happy?"
"Of course, I am happy," she an
swered, with a fnlnt nccesslon of color
"why do yOu ask me Biir.h a itrauge
question? Do I look unhappy?"
"I think you do," he said, gently;
"your face seems changed to me; It
does not wear Its old expression; and
Just now, as I was passing by the vil
lage church, I glanced In for a mo
ment" sho raised her eyes anxiously
"and saw you. You were kneeling
at tho altar rails, and, ns 1 watched
forgive me, it was but for nn Instant
I thought I heard Mildred, were you
"And so," obaorved Mildred pettish
ly, giving no heed to his question, "be
cause ono hnppons to feel a little fret
ted about some trifling matter, and
crlco a few silly tears, one Is to bo con
clderod In the lowest depths of des
pair? It Is absurd. 1 will uot listen to
nuch folly; Lord Lyndon, I am sure,
would ot wish mo to do so, and"
"And ns he Is everything to you now,
whllo I and all the rest of the world
tount nothing," Interrupted Denzll,
bitterly "Is thnt bo? Do you expect
me to bellevo thnt? Hecnuon, If you
do, i toll you plainly, thnt I do not be
lieve .'t, and never shull. He Is un
eultcd to you In overy way, having not
nn Idea In common with you. Oh,
Mildred" passionately "why havo
you done this thing? Why have you
sacrificed your whole long, sweet 1'fo
to miserably? Wns there some great
reason for It of which 1 havo never
hoard? Could you not have waited'
My love, my darling, Is there nothing
I "" 'in fo- you'"
"There la nothing I would havo
dono," sho answered, hnlf angrily.
"Why will you persist In thlnkint; I
havo done something worthy of repent
nnco? I am happy. Do you heir me?
perfectly happy. I have accepted my
position willingly and of my own free
choice, and I do not wish It altered or
undone In any slnglo way. I have
quite mado up my mind; and ulthough
you onco told me you considered me
unworthy to bo the wife of tiny honest
man, still 1 am vain enough to believe
that at all events 1 can make this most
honest man fairly contented."
"I was mnd when I said that," re
joined Denzll, slowly. "Many a time
since have 1 recollected my wortls nnd
felt how brutal they must havo sound
ed. Hut surely you will forgive me
now at this moment when I am learn
ing for the fit st time how miserable
and bare and cold 11 place this world
Is. Let mo bltl good-by to all my hope
with the certainty that at least you
bear me no lll-wll."
He held out his hand as ho spoke
and took hers. Mildred's voire failed
her, but she managed to whisper
"Give me your forgiveness also."
"If you think It necessary," ho Bali,
"you liuve It; but I can remember no
wrong you ever did me."
They were standing with hands
clasped and ees rcadlug each other's
hearts. Denzll drew his breath quick
ly. "Good-by," he murmured, despair
ingly, and, turning away, abruptly,
passed rapidly out of her sight.
When all the people at King's Ab
bott met to dine Denzll was among
them, nnd very welcome he found him
self. Charlie alone of all tho family
wttB absent; but even he had written
word to aay he would be with them for
a day or two In the course of the fol
"We ought to get up a party and go
to the lake tomorrow," suggested Ed
dle.'durlng u pause In the conversation.
Lyndon, who was also dining with
them, and who generally agreed with
everybody, said he thought it waa a
"capital plan," and appealed to Miss
Trevanlon, who sat beBide him. Sho
thought she had lost her skates or mis
placed them, or something; but Fran
ces Sylverton overruled all such oppo
sition by declaring that she had sever
al pairs to lend, and that a day on the
Ice would be delicious.
"But perhaps it will bo hardly safe
enough this week," Bhe added, some
what anxiously. "Shall we wait until
"Charlie said he would be down on
Monday night," put In Eddie, inno
cently, apropos of nothing, and with
out lifting his eyes from the cream
on which he was seemingly intent;
whereupon Miss Sylverton blushed
furiously, nnd declined any further in
vestigation of the subject.
Finally, however chiefly through
the Instrumentality of Mildred the
expedition was arranged to take place
on tho Tuesday following, so that
Frances, In her Inmost heart, was sat
isfied. In process of time the day arrived
as also did Charlie the nignt ueiorc,
very much to the satisfaction of every
body concerned In the excursion and,
after u considerable amount of harm
less and utterly unavoidable squab
bling, tho paily which had become
rather a large one, In consequence of
numerous invitations Issued later on
divided Into twos and threes, ns cir
cumstances or Inclinations dictated
Lady Caroline, Mrs. Deverill, und one
other married Indy occupying the first
open carriage; while Charlie, Miss Syl
verton, Jane Deverill, and Captain
Harvey took possession of the second.
Mabel, seeing Denzll looking slightly
dejected, with her usual sweetness had
entreated him In the prettiest manner
to drive her In tho dog cart; and Ed
die, who, at this period was hopelessly
and finally In lovt for about tho fif
teenth time with an extremely pretty,
but decidedly Idiotic little girl, stay
ing with the Deverllls, had managed
to vanish In some mysterious way, In
company with others, slmllarlly heart
bound; while Mlldrod, whom nobody
seemed to want, and with whom none
of the opposite sex In theso days at
tempted to Interfere, fell to Lord Lyn
When fairly started the skaters mado
as picturesque a group as any eye
could wish to rest on, the girls, In
their soft, luxurious furs nnd brilliant
satin petticoats, striking out oddly on
the glassy surface of the lake. Frances
and Mildred were accomplished skat
ers, Mabel was not quite so good; still
the latter could hold her own nnd cer
tainly beside the Deverill girls who
were generally clumsy looked every
thing that could bo desired.
"You will help me, Mr. Younge," she
had whispered to Denzll, as he assisted
her down from the dog-cart.
So when he had fastened her skates
and pronounced her "fit." sho started
bravely enough on the slippery prome
nade. At one end there rope a post
marked "Danserous." of which as
usual thoso whom It should have wnrn
ed remained profoundly Ignorant. Den
zll alone had observed It; others, If
they observed, attached little Import
ance to It.
Miss Trevanlon and Frances Sylver
ton, with merry, gay laughter that
rang through the crisp air. were trying
to outdo each other in grace und agil
ity, Frances decidedly having the best
of It, she being one of those girls who
do anything they et their hearts on
"better than anybody else."
As Denzll turned from watching
thorn, he perceived Lord Lyndon, nt a
distance, leisurely, but surely, making
for tho forbidden spot; and, as he saw
this, an almost savago desire to see
this man, who had robbed him of his
all, humiliated before the eyo.s of his
betrothed, took possession of him.
A minute later, however, and hav
ing deposited Mubel on tho bank ho
waa skating hurriedly toward his un
"Lyndon!" he shouted, when still
some way from him, nnd shortly after
ward laid his hand upon his arm.
"Hullo!" exclaimed Lyndon, trying
to keep his balance, and succeeding
with much difficulty. "What is tho
matter? You have nearly thrown me!
Anything wrong, eh?"
"Don't you see whero you arc go
ing?" cried Denzll, angrily and ungra
ciously, being considerably out of
breath and temper. "Have you no
eyes? Unless you want to bo drowned,
or, at all events, wet to the skin, you
will get away from UiIb pIbco. Can't
ou see It marked 'Dangerous'?"
"Never saw It until this very mo
ment, I give you my honor," said Lyn
don, solemnly gazing nt the warning
ns though lost In amazement at his
own want of observation. "1 should
have gone straight on, and In another
moment 1 am awfully obliged to
you, Younge Indeed, moro grateful
than 1 can tell you."
Mildred had been looking on, and,
having witnessed the whole scene, had
understood It thoroughly had seen
her future lord und master gliding to
his doom, and had half started up to
call out or warn him In some way of
his dnnger, when Dcnzll's figure, flash
Ing beforo her eyes, showed her thnt
he, too, had recognized Lyndon's peril,
and was on his way to tell him of It.
As Denzll returned from IiIb mission
and cast his eyes upon her, she appear
ed unconscious of everythllng but tho
dainty little pair of skates she was lu
tho act of uufabtcutng. He stopped.
"Cnn 1 help you?" he iiBked; und
she answered promptly, without lifting
"No, thank you. I am quite accus
tomed to do this sort of thing for my
selfwhereupon sho drew off tho
skates, In confirmation of her words,
and Denzll went on to Mnbel.
An hour crept by, und then Lady
Caroline, feeling that she had suffered
enough for her friends for that one
day, declared her Intention of return
ing without further delay, and forth
with doparted, carrying with her Ma
bel, who was anxious to roach home
before the post-hour arrived.
The eldost Miss Deverill was afflicted
with nervousness, and, having been
driven to tho lake by "Sonny" Sum
merton who waB In a bad temper,
and knew as much about driving as
tho "man in tho moon" hnd endured
such agonies on the Journey as deter
mined her, whatever came of it, to
drive back In different company. So,
going up to her cousin, Lord Lyndon,
who was an undoubted "whip," she
entreated him us follows:
"Promise me," sho said, "that you
will drive mo home."
"My dear Margaret," said Lyndon,
"do not ask me to do that. You know 1
havo Mildred under my care."
"My denr Henry," returned Miss
Deverill, desperately, "you must drive
me, or you will havo my death to an
swer for. I will not trust myself ngnln
to that hare-brained boy, who sulked
the entire way here, nnd knows noth
ing whatever of driving. Indeed, my
nerves are at present In such a state
thnt I can go home with nobody but
you; besides, anybody can see that tho
horse Is positively dangerous."
Lyndon glanced toward the animal
In question, and saw thnt It was un
questionably skittish, displaying an
evident desire to bolt, and seeming to
tako particular delight In taxing tho
patience of the small groom who stood
on tiptoe to hold him, after which ho
looked once moro at his cousin's dolor
ous countenance and relented.
"Well, somebody must take caro of
Mildred,' he said, with hesitation, "and
where Is Mildred?"
"She went toward tho ""' -lout
half an hour ago somebody ought to
find her and say that we are on the
move," responded Hnrvey, from be
neath a horse, where he was hastily
arranging a twisted strap.
"Eddie, go nutl find her," said his
(To be continued.)
TRAVELERS' DOC BAGS.
Theatrical People Carry 1'et llogt from
I'laoe to I'lace.
A novel thing In travelers' equipment
Is tho tlog bag. It Is produced by a
trunk and bag maker who makos a
specialty of things for theatrical peo
ple, and It Is used chiefly by theatrical
people for the convenient carrying of
pet dogs from place to place In their
constant traveling when on the road.
The pets carried about the country by
theatrical people, mainly women, in
clude dogs of various kinds and sizes.
It may bo that the dog owners are on
the road eight or ten months In a year
nnd constantly moving ns they are.
some means of getting tho dogs about
easily Is especially desimhle. The dog
bag Is made in the form of what is
culled In tho trade n cabin bag. It has
a box-shaped body with vertical sides
nnd ends and with the top sloping.
Obviously tho cabin bag was the most
desirable for this use, because with its1
straight sides It afforded the most
room Inside, und so gavo tho greatest
comfort to the dog. Made up ns a dog
bag one end of tho bag Is taken out
entirely, and in place is set a wlro
screen. Sometimes both ends for
greater ventilation aro thus equipped.
Over the grating Is n leather curtain,
which may be opened or closed. Chi
Studying criminal Iterords.
II. B. Irving, second son of Sir Henry
Irving. Is busy on a tiiilquo work, In
which he has analyzed the cynicism,
refined cruelty nnd sheer brutality
Bhown by such criminals as Laeenaire,
Troppmnnn, Prtulo and Ravachol. Mr.
Irving has selected thoso criminals
whose individualities nnd misdeeds re
move them from tho category of ordi
nary malefactors. It may bo Inter
esting to know that long before Mr.
Irving becamo an actor he was Inter
ewted In tho study of crime. His room ,
nt Oxford wore piled high with crimi
nal recouls. .
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