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Red Cloud Chief.
Mr. McGorem, like almost all tlu
Tjt of the great men, dlrtn't quit soon
Queen Wllhrlmlna says It was only
a little pnt, und Duko Honry's pawn
tickets arc again hopeful.
Tho crown prlnco of Horvta bom
through the streets, whip In hand, and
thrashes all who refuse to lore him.
The good will of thu United Stutc
In In rucIi general demand nliroad that
he European natlonn inny yet quarrel
A company has been formed In Eng
land to build flying machines for the
trade. 1'rur.nlc arid, however, 1
First, Sir Thomas Llpton thought ho
wouldn't, and now ho thlnku bo will.
It Is hard to keep a trun sport out of
King Edward ought not to object to
bring anointed at the time of the cor
onation exercises. It will do his rheu
It Is not true that Queon Willie ta
thinking of coming ovor and taking up
Ver realdcnre Jp pakotn with a view tc
'getting a divorce.
There is talk of sending Aguinaldo to
this country to keep him out of tempi
tatlon. It deems hnrd to break b'lm ol
the Insurrection habit. v , .'
In opposition to tho, clergyman, who,
lately stlgmatlted drummcrH atf n god
leas class, Uootb-Tuckor pralBes, the
drum an a means to salvation.
If throwing things nt tho Mouroc
Ooctrlno is a source of pleasure some
of tho European editors must be
nmom the happiest pcoplo living.
A western Judgo bus decided that
uausago Isn't sausage unless It Is in
links. Wo may yet have to admit
that tho rnlor of tho hair makes tho
Loudon In said to be in tho throes of
a fashionable rage for red. Perhaps
that Is the reason an American has
been chosen to paint the coronation
According to the testimony of Dr.
Ortman, curator of Invertebrate) pale
ontology In Princeton university, the
continents uro not living whero they
used to live.
A peculiar condition exists in tespeel
to tho South African war. The Hague
court of arbitration refuses to Inter
vene and tho Lirltons and Hoots arc
unable to llnlsh It.
Tho reasons which actuated the Co
lombian rebels in evacuating Colon nre
not entitled to no much confidence nR
would havo boon tho case hud they not
told them to our marines.
Tho persons who are urnr.iglug to
construct n log house on tho Knnsai
reservation at the World's Fair evi
dently want something tbnl will be
, a novelty to tho Kunsans.
"Now that the fame of New Jersey'
r mosquitoes has been wiped out the
state has' nothing left to make it fa-
moua but ItB applejack and the swift
coureo of Its judicial proco'BseR, "
, There nro some now thingH under tlu
,suu, and ouo of thorn is stopping a bat
tle until railway trains can pass. Per
haps the lsthmlau combatants welcome
tho locomotive whistle when things get
The example of the thoughtful testa
tor of Lynn who has bequeathed S1.G0C
to a man who once loaned him J1C
ought to bring about a boom In hith
erto unquotable I O U's. Lot us have
a spare dollar about our clothes aftet
Tho Hartford Times calls the estab
lishment of n local polluo force under
stato control rampant Imperialism.
v And yet Boston, which la sometimes
'called tho headquarters of untl-lm-perlnllsiu,
manages to exist under this
particular species of It, Why is this
Tho IJrltlBh exchequer will now prolll
something ovor u million dollars more
by tho death duties assessed on the es
tate of nn American who has just died
over thoio. 'the present financial em
barrassment of (treat Britain would be
appreciably relieved were tho mortality
among these expatriated millionaires
larger. Still, there's no doubt that tho
Britons are grateful for occasional dis
pensations of this character. In fact,
tho chancellor of the exchequer bluntly
J laid so' in his speech explaining his last
A Now York Judgo decides that a
woman is not entitled to ullmony from
toe husband from whom she Is divorced
after she takes a .second partner. Some
wosHsn drawing alimony under thesa
circumntances may declaro It ia mean
to render such a decision Just about
An American ayndlcato is reported
ta bare bought tho English "Shell"
lias of steamers. If this game cor
Haass much longer John Bull should
bt abla ta put hls'flugcr right on the
atecc wfcfre' the little hall is hidden.
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Governor Sends Troops to Aid
Hi ARMS AOAIKST THE NEGROES
Train Wrevkvra In Oregon Meudn Ac
quitted by thn Court Martial Dew
r Hnyn no Agrtmeiit lis Vol
A dispatch from AtulnluHh, Ala., De
cember 0 nays: Tho governor sent troops
tonight to aid Sheriff Kradshaw In
protecting- the negro rioters in jail
hero and tho town. Is under martial
law. The sheriff is fearing1 nn attack
at any moment by u mob from Opp,
and is prepared to protcet his prison
ers at all hazards.
Three negroes, names unknown, were
caught and killed by a posse of citizens
near Opp today for alleged implication
In tho riot, and tho whole country Is
in arms against the negrpes.
Up to a late hour tonight the mob
had not made nn appearance. The
troops nro on guard and "knowledge of
this fact may prevent an attack.
News has just been received hero
tlint yesterday a negro committed sui
cide near Opp. He m being pursued
by a mob with bloodhounds, and see
ing that escape was impossible the
black shot himself, ,
W6&K OF TRAIN WRECKRRS
KHRIna Turns Over, nnd Horerul Cars-
Ia Mm Track. ,,,,,.
'I'hG Oregon Knflway C Navigation,
company's cast-bound passenger train
was wrecked twelve mjles east of Tho
Dalles, Ore, Dec. O.'Tne cuiginci'turneil1
completely ovor, ami the 'Inall'caryi
composite sleeper' un'd' Ufnei' left'tlile
track. Tho other cars; including a"
private car containing- Col. K. C.
Clowry, general superintendent of the
Western Union Telegraph company,
and party, remained on, the track. En
gineer Maurice. Cn'vaunugh was badly
scalded and perhaps internally in
jured. Fireman Frank Cms was ser
iously injured. None of the passen
gers wero Injured. It was undoubted
ly tho work of train wreckers, as an
examination showed that a seven
eight inch square nut had been placed
on the outside rail of a three-degree
curve. Another nut was also found cm
an outside rail about too feet ahead of
tho llrst ciue. Tho company has offered
91,000 veward for tbo arrest and con
viction of the wreckers.
Club Mutt MtipiNirt Family.
Dan T. Working, thu librarian of
tho "Douiphuu Social and Literary
Club," is lu jail at Grand Island, Neb.,
undergoing sentence on conviction of
having sold liquor without a license.
At thu meeting of tho county board a
resolution was udopted that whereas
thu man did not havo money to pay his
line and the county was put to tho ex
peuso of earing for his family, the
county attorney bo instructed to notify
thu members of thu club of which
Workings wus thu supposed "libra
rliin," and compol them to contribute
to the support of thu family. The. res
olution Is regarded us quite a new
thing, and if thu attorni-v Is micros.
ful in a suit along this Unci It regarded
as settling quite a precedent along thu
lino of ono being1 ills brother's keeper.
, Uur Over nn i:iiili:inkniriil,
A Vancouver, il. ( dispatch suvs: A
Canadian Pact flu freight , train was
slowly proceeding east aiouud a daft
gerous curve 400 feet above tho Fraz.er
river wiioti Kngiucur Kaudall suddenly
camo upon a rock slide scarcely fifty
yards ahead of hliA. A Signal was
given to the brake-men, arid tliu engluq
was reversed, but too late. The. heavy
train behind piled thu englnu on tho
rocks and before .tte engineer and tire
men euld jump, thu engine, rolled HOD
feet down the .sheer bluff toward tho
river. Knglneer Itaudall and Fireman
Potrufl! were crushed to death beneath
tho engine. Thrco cars weru wrecked,
going over the bank after the engine.
Only nn Attempt.
Helen Mitchell, a domestic at tho
New, York hotel In Fremont luado
what Is declared to have lieen a fako
attempt at suicide. Shu ciune out of
u rotim lit an upper story of tho hoto
and Informed sohfu of her associates
that she had taken poison, at thu s.iiuu
time exclaiming: "It's all over tosv',"
She thcn.fell heavily upon the tloor
and it was supposed that she was
about to die. A couple of physicians
soon arrived and caused her to vomit,
but no tracC of poison could ho found
In her mouth or throat. A hottlo
nearly tilled with a solution of carlnd
lu acid was discovered, however, from
which about a spoonful had been tak
en. The girl's hands suclted of tho
liquid, but her mouth was not burned
and there was no inrlaimuattuu of thu
passage leading to thu stomach, henoe
the belief that she did not reay In
tend to commit suicide.
The Oakland, Cat., Iron Works has
made a settlement with thu striking
mine workers, the men having conced
ed tho shorter work day of nine hours
and au luort'asa of 'ix,Z cents an hour In
wages. All tho shops lu Oakland are
now running on union time.
The New York World publish a
dispatch from Washington saying that
Admiral Dewey has denied tho state
ments published that thu Sen ley iumrt
of Inquiry had reached a decision In
the case and that Admiral Sohtey had
been found guilty on five counts.
BUtjr Wichita Children of I lift Manotilt
llomn l(oai! to Scarlet Fnrer.
Sixty members of tho Mnsonlu home
at Wichita urn quarantined becnuse
Itoy llcvins, nged 14, one of their num
ber, is critically ill with scarlet fever.
Twcnty-flvo of. tho members of tbo
home are children attending tho Me
Cormlck and the Franklin schools, nnd
as long- as tho home- Is under quaran
tine they will be without pnbllcschuot
Tho case was reported to tho health
board by Dr. M. W. Cave, and thu
quarantine was at oncu established.
Tho patient has been ill for two days,
but few of tho symptoms of scarlet fe
ver manifested themselves until Fri
day, when ho began to break out. Ho
has been removed to uu isolated quar
ter of tho home, and it Is thought that
If proper precautions are taken no one
else lu the homo will tnke tho disease.
A special nurse has been secured for
There are more cases of scarlet
fever in that city now than of any oth
er contagious disease, and It has been
pronounced by tho members of the
board of health to be of u malignant
type. It is more dangerous than the
smallpox, which was epidemic thero
He Appear nt ltrlilr(i;ff and Terror-
, ' Ire WdiHSili
At Council tirove, Kntln recently,'
Mrs. Hlch ((nrdlniir was .awakened byn;
noise, til .Iter kitehcn,wlilqh she thought
wa,s.fftvscd by tho house cat. With a
lamp in her hand "she started frbin hoi
bcdroo'm'Vi Investigate... ,Oit( opening
th('kitchcn'do6i;shiacc( a t'atl neirr'o
rohnslcalC-'hcr a bVotv hi, tlio AeJj'wltU
a viiiuf-uri;aKiiiK''lcr ICCMl UDI1 HCl'IOUS-
tyk-bruising 1f.jr. 'thu light, falling
froiujhejr hand, vvs' extlpgiUshcd, and
dent! Sim described her -assailant'
closclyi Sheriff Mlkels and Marshal
Fleming wcronotllicd and atoncu went
to work, fii this case and several slin-'
liar oucs occurring hero recently, sus
picion rested on two or thrco negroes
nlHiut town. Six were brought to Mrs.
tiardlner, but she failed to .find her as
sailant among them. Wright's blood
hounds at Manhattan were sent for and
arrived nt :t o'clock In the afternoon.
The town by this time was thoroughly
excited and upwards of .100 people
turned out to see the dogs work. They
got tho scent in the cellar, followed it
upstairs, through the door and down
the street. On three trials they worked
in the same manner, bringing up at
tho home of a much respected whito
citizen. They failed to capture thu as
sailant. FOUGHT. THEM OFF.
A Clnirur .ShiMTK VlRlit nnd S.ic Ilia
Two men entered the grocery storo
of K. T. Williams, in Kansas City on
Tenth street and Itlverviuw avenue,
about 8 o'clock one night recently and
after attempting to rob thu proprietor
struck hliu on tho bend with a club.
Mr. Williams wns standing near tho
door when the men entered. One of
them ordered him to hold up his hand);
Williams, Instead of obeying, caught
tho man by the throat, throwing him
.to the door. Seeing bis companion at
tacked the other man drew a club from
under his coat and struck the grocery
man several times on thu head, Wil
liams erfes, attracted O. W. Sargent,
v,Jio lives nearby. At his approach
tho robbersran. Williams was badlv
cut no,nJ. tl'i head, but hl.s-j.kull was
not, fractured. The robbers secured
no money. '
Tho placetwlieru the assault took place
is a lonely corner, with deep hollows
on either side.
Tito Huddeii llcntlm.
Thu people of Carbondalc have been
greatly shocked by thu sudden denths
of two persons within a period of 21
A bout it o'clock Monday uxeuluc; at
tho home of Cry us C. Smith, residing
near Wakarusu, Mrs. Smith and her
son stepped into the yard to attend to
some chores, leaving Mr. Smith, who
was somewhat lame from rheumatism,
in the house A few minutes later thu
mother and sou returned to thu house
and found Mr. Smith lying on the
floor lu the throes of death.
Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Sarah Aim
Duupby of Carboudalu was weaving a
piece of carpet at. tho home of a neigh
bor by thu'name. of Johnson.
About 4 p. in. Mr- Johnson and his
wtfo went, to a patch of corn to get
some fodder, leaving .Mrs. Dunpby
When they returned shortly after,
they found Mrs, Dunpby with her el
bows resting on the frame, of the loom
unci her hands supporting her head,
asleep lu death.
Mrs. Duuphy was tin: widow of au
os-confederatc veteran, her husband
having served in the rebel army.
Jtoth wero victims of heart dlwaso
and both were In unusuallv lihrl, ,,
Us all'dayjlrlor to their deaths.
Iluria Klltt m Trouper.
Private Albert Francis, Fourth cav
alry, was killed at Fort Luavrnwortli,
hU horse falling on him. The tiack u
tho soldier's head was crushed. Ha
was twenty yean old and collated two
yoara ago. His home was In Indianap
olis. farmer rails Into m Wall.
Lawrence Ilrophy, a farmer liviog
near Wellaville, -ell to the bottom of
'J5-foot well and. sustained serious ' in
juries. Ilrophy had hceu working in
the well and while attempting to leave
It. lost hU hold and fell to the toltom.
uiu-KiicsssuejuL'u iromner notise
Hibrtlionioof A.v.T. .Marks! two"'
s'awuv. where 'sbc'tolii tile' Infill-
The Diamond Bracelet
By MRS. HENRY WOOD.
Author of Eoutt Lynn. Etc
CHAPTBK XL (Continued.)
"Even than my love; Allcp, you like
me more than you admit. Unsay your
words, my dearest, and give me hope."
"Do not vex mo," she resumed, In n
pained tope; "do not sook to turn me
from my duty. 1 I, though I scarcely
llko to speak of those sacred things,
(lerurd, I havo put my hand on the
plough; even you cannot turn me
"Tell me one thing, (iernrcl; It will
In) safe. Wen tho dispute about Fran
Ho contracted his brow, and nodded.
"And you could icfusc her! You
miiBt learn to love her, for she would
mako you a good wife."
"Much chance thero is now of my
making a wife of nny ono."
"Oh, this will blow ovor in time; I
feel It will. Meanwhile "
"Mcnnwhlle you destroy every hope
ful fueling I thought to tnko to cheer
mo In my exile!" was his impatient
interruption. "I love .you alone, Allco;
I have loved ou for months, truly, fcr
ventlTi sn I know you must hav
"Lgv jm, ji( uerard." she softly
answered, "but not with the love you
should glvo to one. of earth, the love
you will give to Frances Chenevlx.
Think of me as one rapidly' going;
soon (o bo gone."
"Oh, not yet!"' he cried in au -lin-
"ploriug tonqi as if lt,kve.re' as ohe
iviueu. t. f , ,.. .
"Not Just, yet; 1 hope I'o see you're
fttira from exile. .'Lct usay. farewell
whllo wo aro alone "
' 8hoBpokfAthe last words tyirriodly.,
roi'fc feotatiHH: .were heard. (Serard
'snatched jier to hlntund laity Iris face
. .. " '
upon.ncrB..; , , .,
"What cover did you aay 'the book
had?'' dcmar.ded Ffnnees Chenevlx of
OoVard, who was then leaning back
on 'tho sofa, apparently waiting for
her. "A mottled? I cannot' see any
thing like it."
"No? I am sorry to luivu given yqu
the trouble, Fanny. It has gone, per
haps, amongst the 'haB beens.' "
"Listen," sold Alice, removing her
hand from befor" her face, "that was a
carriage stopped. Cn they be como
Frances and (ierard flew Into the
next room, whence the street could bo
seen. A carriage hud stopped, hut not
ut their house. "It Is too early for
them yet," cald Gerard.
"I am sorry things go so oro just
now, with you. Gerard," whispered
Lady Frances. "You will be very dull
"Ay; fit to hung myself, If you knew
all. And tbo bracelet may turn up,
and lidy Sarah be sporting it on her
arm again and 1 never know tlint tho
cloud Is off far me. No chance that
any of you will be. nt the trouble of
writing to a follow."
"I will." Buld Lady Frances. "Wheth
er tho bracelet turns up or not, I will
write you sometimes, If you like, (Ier
ard, and glvo you all the new.i."
"You aro a. good girl, Fanny," re
turned he, In a brighter accent, "and
I will send you my address as soon as
1 have got one. You aro mlt to turn
proud, mind, nnd be off the bargain, if
you find It's offensive."
Frances laughed. "Take care of
So Gerard Hope got clear off into
exile. Did he pay his expenses with
the proceeds of the diamond bracelet?
The stately rooms of oue of (he
finest houses In London were, open for
the reception of evening guests. Wax
lights, looking innumerable when re
flected from (he mirrors, shed their
rays on the glided decorations, on the
fine paintings, and on the gorgeous
drcrisc.? of the ladles; the enlivening
atralns of tho band InvJted to the
dance and thu rnie exotics emitted u
sweet perfume. It wus tho West End
residence of a famed and wealthy city
merchunt of lofty standing; his young
wife was an carl's daughter and the
admission to tho house of Mr. and Mrs.
Lady Adda Nothcrlelgh was enwted
by the nay world.
"Thero's a mUhnp! "almost s'creamed
n pretty looking girl. She had dropped
her handkerchief and stooped for It,
and her partner stooped also; in' ills
hurry ho put his toot upon her thin,
white' dress, she rono at the same mo
ment and thn bottom of her skirt was
torn half off.
"Quito impossible that 1 cau llnlsh
tho quadrille," quoth she to him, half
In amusement, half provoked at tho
misfortune. "You must find another
partner, and I will go and get this re
paired." She went upstairs; by some neglect,
the lady's maid was not In attendance,
and too impatient to ring and wait
for her, dowu sb flew to the. housc
kMper'a parlor. Hhe was ( quite at
home In thn house, for she waa'tthe sin
tar of Its mistress. Hhe hsd gathered
the damaged dross up in h?r arras, but
her while petticoat fall In rich folds
"Just look wsat a u object that
stupid " And thsre stopped the
young lady; for Instead of the house
keeper and lady's maid, whom uhe ex
pected to meet, nobody was In the
room but a gentleman a tall hand
Mime man. She looked thunderstruck;
aftd then slowly advancing and star
lag at him an If not believing bar
"My goodness, Gerard! Well, I
should jimt as soon havo expected to
meet the dead here."
"How are you, Lady Frances?" ho
bald, holding out his hand with hesita
tion. "Lady Frances! I am much obliged
to you for your formality. I.ady
Frauccs returns her thanks to Mr.
Hope for his polite inquiries," con
tinued sholn n tono of pique, nnd hon
oring him with a swimming ceremony
Ho caught her hand. "Forgive mo,
Fanny, but our positions aro nltered
at least mine us; and how did I know
that you wero not?"
"You ' aro an ungrateful raven,"
cried she. "to croak llko that. After
getting me to write you no end of let
ters and nil the news about everybody,
beginning 'My dear Gerard, and end
ing 'Your affectionate. Fanny,' and be
ing as good to you ns a sister, you
meet me with '.My Lady Frances!'
Now, dou't squeeze my linnil to Atoms.
What on earth hnvo you come to Eng
"I cou'd not stop there," ho returned
Willi cuiollon; "I was fretting away
my heartstrings. So I took my resolu
tion and cnnic buck; guess In what
way, Frances, and what to do."
"How should 1 know? TO rail mc
Lady Frances,'' perhaps."
"As a clerk; a clerk to earn my
bread. Tlint'a what I am now. Very
consistent, Is It not, for ono In my po
'slCloii to address- familiarly Lady
Frances Chenfevlx?" . ,. '
"You never spoke a grain of sense
In your live, Gerard," she exclaimed,
peevishly. "What do you meun?"
"Mr. Nctlferlclgh has takon muJntq.
bis. counting, house." .
"MrNetherlelgh!" she echoed In"
surprlfie. "What, with' that tkatr-r-"
v-'That crime, hanging over me. Speak
up. Frances." '
"No; I was going to say that doubt.
I don't believe yon guilty; you know
"I am in his house, Frances, and I
came up here tonight from tho city to
bring a note from hln partner. I de
clined any of the reception rooms, not
caring to meet old acquaintances, and
the servants put me Into this."
"But you had a mountain of debts
In England, Gerard, and were afraid
"I have managed that; they are go
ing to let me square up by Install
ments. Has the bracelet never been
"Oh, that'B gone for good; melted
down In a caldron, as tho Colonel calls
It, aatl the diamonds reset. It remains
a mystery of the past, nnd is never ex
pected to be solved."
"And thoy will suspect me! What
Is the matter with your dress?"
"Matter enough," answered she, let
ting It down, and turning round for
his inspection. "I came hero to get
it repaired. My great booby of a part
ner did It for me."
"Fanny, how Is Alice Seaton?"
"Yon havo cause to ask for her. Sho
"Dying!" icpcatpd M?"- Hope in a
hushed, shocked tone.
"I do not menn actually dying this
night, or going to dio tomorrow; but
she Is dying by slow degrees, thero Is
no doubt. It way be weeks off yet; I
"Where Is she?"
"Curious to say. she is where yon
left her at Lady Sarah Hope's. Alice
could not bear thn house after the loss
of the bracelet, for she was so obstin
ate nnd foolish n. to persist that tho
servants miiBt suspect her oven It
Iidy Sarah did not. Shu felt, and .this
spring Lady Sarah saw her, and waB
so , shocked- at tho change lu her, tho
extent to which she had wasted away,
that she brought her to. town by main
forceand we and the doctors tire try
ing to nwvo her up. It peems or no
"Aro you ulso staying at Colonel
"I Invited myself there a week or
two ago to bo with Alice, it is pleus
anter, too, than being nt home."
"I suppose the Hopes are her to
night?" "My sister Is. I do. not think your
undo has come yet."
"Does he ever -pcak of me less ro
"Not he; I think his stormiug over
It has only mode bis suspicions strong
er. Not a week passes but ho begins
aguln about that detestable bracelet
Ho U unalterably persuaded that you
took it, and nobody must dare put In
a word lu your defense."
"And does your sister honor mo
with the same belhf?" demanded Mr.
"Lady Sarah Is silent on the polut
to me; I think sho scarcely knows
what to believe. You see I tell yon all
lief oi e another word could be spok
en. If r. Nothcrlelgh entered. An aris
tocratic man, -with a noble counte
nance. Ha bare a sealed note for Mr.
Hope to deliver in the city.
"Why, Fanny!" he exclaimed to his
slster-ln-law, "you here?"
"Yes; look at the sight they have
made me," replied she, shaking down
her dress for his benefit, as sho bad
previously done for Mr. Hope. ,"I am
waiting for seme one of the damsels
to mend It for me. I suppose Mr,
Hope's presence has scared them
away. Won't mamma be In a fit of
rago wtien she sees It, for It was new
Gerard Hope shook hnnds with Lady
Frances, and Mr. Netherlelgh,whu -had
a word of direction to glvo ulm.
walked with him into the hall. As
they stood there, who should outof
but Colonel Hope, Gerard's undo. He
Biarlou back when ho saw Gerard.
"C a can I bellovo my enaefl?"
stuttered ho. "Mr. Nctherlelgh, is ho
one of your guests?"
"He Is here on business," was the
merchant'B reply. "Pass on, Colouol."
"No, sir, I will not pass on," cried
tho enraged Colonel, who had not
rightly caught tho word bimlness. "Or
If I do pass on, It will only bo to warn k
your guests to tako care of their Jow-'
elry. "No, nlr," he added, turning to
his nephew, "you can como back, can
you, when tho proceeds of your theft
Ib Hpent! You hnvo been starring it
in CalnlB. I hear; how long did tho
brncelet last you to live upon?"
"Sir," nnswered Gerard, with a pale
faco, "It has been stnrvlng rather than
starring. I asserted my 'Innocence at
tho time, Colonel Hope, nnd I repeat
"Innocence!" ironically repealed the
Colonel, turning to all Bides of the
hall, as ff ho took delight in parading
tho details or tho unfortunate past.
"Tho trinkets were Bpread on a table
in Lndy Sarah'g own house. You came,
stealthily Into It after being forbid
den It for another fault went stealth
ily Into the room, and the next mln
uto tho diamond bracelet was missing.
It Was owing to my confounded folly
in listening to a parcel of women that
I did not bring you to trial at the
time; I havo only once regretted not
doing it, and that has been ever Blnce.
Allttlo wholcsomo correction at the
penitentiary might havc.mado an hon
est man 6f you. Good-night, Mr. Noth
erlelghl'lf yoit encourage him In your
house; you don't have lac." i
. Now another gentleman had entered
and heard this: some servants also
heard It,. Colonel Hope, who flrmlv
ir-f.t "i i-i- . ... .
uciidtv.1i 111 iu uupuaws gum, turned
Off nftnnerV unit Inillvnant- unit Cine.
nrd, giving vent to sundry unuephow-
imo expletives, strode ntter him. The
Colonel made a dash Into a street cab
and Gerard walked towards tho city.
Lndy Frauces Chenovlx, her dress
right ngain, at leant to appearance,
was Bitting to get her breathe after a
whirling waltz". Next to her sat it
lady who had also been whirling.
Frnnccs did not know her. '
"You are quite exhausted; we kept
It up too long," snld the cavalier lu
attendance on the stranger. "What
can I get for you?"
My fan; there It Is. Thank you.
"What an old creature to dance
herself down!" thought France.
"She's 40, If sho's a day."
Tho lady opened her fnu and pro
ceeded to use It, the diamonds of her
rich bracolet gleamod right In the oyes
of Lady Frances Chenovlx. Frances
looked at It nnd Btarted, she strained
her eyes and looked again; she bent 4
nearer to It and became agitated
with her omotlon. If her recolloctlon
did not play her false, thnt was the
Sho discerned her Bister, Lady Adela
Nctherlelgh, and glided up to her.
"Adela. who Is that lady?" she
asked pointing to the stranger.
"I don't know who sho Is," replied
Lady Adela, carelessly. "I did not
catch the name. They camo with the
"Tho Idea of your having pcoplo In
your house that you don't know!" In
dignantly spoko Frances, who was
working herself into a fever. "Whoro's
Sarah, do you know that?"
"In tho card room, glued to the
Lady Sarah, however, had unglued
herseir, for Frances only turned from
Lady Adela to encourago her.
"I do bellovo your lost bracelet Is
in tho room," sho whispered In agita
tion. "I think I have seen it."
"Impossible!' responded Lady Sarah
(To be continued.)
KIOKING A BILL OUT.
Document Actually Klrkcil lint ot Houjs
Sli-John Knight, a stout old Tory
member for Bristol, who lu the year
1093 proposed to kick a bill out of the
house of commons, got Into sad trou
ble. It was a mcaauro for the natural
ization of forulgn Protestants, and Sir
John, In tho course of a violent Invec
tive, exclulmed: "Let us first kick the
bill out of tho house, and then lot us
kick tho foreigners out of the king
dom," this observation being aimed et
William's Dutchmen, if not at tho king
hlmBdf. Hut what Sir John only pro
posed to do with this bill tho commons m
actually did with unother obnoxious
measure in 1770, says Good Words.
Th peers had presumed to alter a
money bill by striking out a provision
which offered a bounty upon tho ex
portation of corn. The commons, In
dignaut at tho treatment of their depu
tation, who had been contumaciously
ejected from the poors' chamber, and
further Incensed by the fact that on
another occasion Burke had been kept
walUng threc'hours akthe door of the
upper house with a bill sent up by the
commons, took the present opportunity
to show in emphafc manner that them
was at least ono prlvllego on which
they would uot allow the peers to en
croach. Tho amendment was urompdr
rejected, and with It the bill The
speaker tossed the document over tbo
tabic, and members of both parties an
they went out, kicked It toward tht
A MachlaB. Me., house which was
built In 1766 is receiving its third com
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