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30 THE OMAHA DAILY BSE : SUNDAY , OCTOBER 20. 1889.--S1XTEEN PAGES.
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"HIiHE COMES NEBRASKA ! "
The Greeting to Our Knights Tomp-
Irir in the Great Parade.
HEROES OF THE OCCASION.
AVIiy Do Mnlny Uoiniiianilcry of Wash
ington Ijionlzcil the Sir Knights
oi' the .Mtutnt of the Crucl-
llvion , Kic. , Etc.
Worthy Sir Knights.
Sir Knights George S. Smith and DoWitt
O. Sutfcu , of Omaha , remained In Washing
ton to present to the national museum u fao
cimlloof the Nebraska nrnu done In corn.
The shield is about three feet square and is
made of corn , yellow grains constituting the
gold ground of the shield and red corn the
blood-red cross. Above the shield are the
words , ' 'Knights Templar of Nebraska. "
Tno border of the frame surrounding the
shield IH made of cross-sections of cars of
This shield will bo placed in a prominent
position as a memorial among the attractions
of the Smithsonian institute.
It was demonstrated during the parade
that the arms of the Knights Templar of
Nebraska are ns well known in this country
as ate the arms of thu Prince of Wales in
The Idea of n distinctive mark originated *
nbout seventeen years ago , when the gold
shield ami the red cross was adoptedand has
been used since on the seal of the grand
coinmandery , its letter heads and on all docu
ments. The cross boars the words "Lux ,
Dux , Lex , Hex , " the X being common to all
thu words. Uoncath the shield is u streamer
bearing the words "Domlnlbuo in Omnibus. "
' 'no banner of the grand eommandory
bears those arms on Its face , with no other
inscription , On the reverse of the banner
nru the words , "Grand Commundery , Knights
Templar of Nebraska , "
When the Isebraslta contingent formed in
line for the grand parade , their banner was
placed nt the head of the division. The
standard bearer turned the reverse to the
front and , when asked by ono of
the grand officers why ho did
not carry the cross to the front
replied : "Why people won't know who wa
a ro unless they can see the name of the
"You turn it around , " said the officer ,
"and carry It that way for u mile , and if you
don't think by that tlmo that the pcoplo know
what that cross and shield mean you can
liuvo It your way. "
The banner was carried In the manner in
dicated , but with many misgivings on the
jmrt of iho standard-bearer. As the column
moved along the streets , however , the ex.
clumutlons of "Hero comes Nebraska , "
"That is the Nebraska arms , " "Tins Is the
Nebraska commandcry , " etc. , etc. , fell on
Ids ears in a continual stream and ho did
not think it nccimarv to rovcrso the stand
Nebraska' badges were In great demand on
all sides. The gieater number of the Sir
Knights In attendance were bent on making
collections of badges from the different com-
muudencf , and no collection ) vas thought
complete unless it contained n Nebraska
badge. As a consequence the demand was
creator than the supply , and 'the NohrasKa
Knights were besieged by anxious collectors
who offered their own badge and as high us
| 5 bonus for ono of the treasures ,
Komo of the members of eastern comman-
dcites were curious about the civilltatlon , or
lack of It , existing iu Ouinha , and asked some
very funny questions.
One InnuMtlvoslrkulghtnskodSIr Michael
Maul if there wore any Indians In Mount
Calvary cominnndcry ,
"yes , " said the truthful Mllie , "wo imvo
two of them. There is one of them , " ho con
tinued , pointing to General GeorgaS. Smith ,
> vho was standing nour. "Don't let him
uuow you are watching him , though , " con
tinued the Joker , "llo is very snusltlvu , "
' curlug inquirer surveyed the brawny
frame and swarthy features of the general at
a safe distance.
Hrothorn Biiryinir tlic Oeml.
Mount Cavalry commandcry , No. 1 , was
most cordially received and entertained while
at the conclave by Do Molay coramamlery ,
No. 4 , of Washington , D. C. The most inti
mate relations exist between these two or
ganiatlons. Nothing was too good for the
Omaha . A of the "
knights. sight "open so-
same" of the Nebraska arms was all that
was necessary to insure a warm welcome and
On Tuesday evening Mount Cavalry com-
mandery visited Do Molay in response
to an Invitation and was most
hospitably entertained. The Sir Knights
and their ladies vied with ono another to sco
that their guests lacked nothing.
During tno Gvcmnir , Alt. Calvary presented
to Do Molay a fac-similo of the handsome
banner of the former , done in immortelles
an exquisite piece of work. The presenta
tion was made by Eminent Sir Knight Hop-
klnscommnndcrof , Mt. Calvary commnndory.
Eminent Sir Knight Kobert 'iIlioston ,
commander of Do Molay coinmandery , ac
cepted it on behalf of his fellow Sir Knights ,
with a few well chosen words of thanks. At
the sumo tlmo there was presented to Do
Molay coinmandery a copy of the minutes of
Mt. Calvary commnndcry's proceedings at
the tlmo which engendered the more than
friendly relations which exist between these
two commandoriQs : namely , the burial of
Major T. T. Thornburg , a prominent mem
ber of Do Molay commandory , who was
killed in n light with the Utu Indians on Sep
tember 20 , 1679 ,
Mho following account of this event is
taken from Tin : Bin : Hies :
The following dispatch was received at
department headquarters hero :
MILK liirr.il , bent. 2'J ( via. Kawlms , Re
peated from Fort Steele ) . Captain Blsbce ,
Fourth Infantry , Fort Steelu , Wyoming
Territory : Major Thornburgh killed In
stantly to-day while Gallantly directing the
movements of the troops. A mora poricct
gentleman and gallant soldier never lived.
Accept my condolence. Wo hope to recover
the body , which lies only ubnut llvo hundred
yards from hero. Ciuitur : , Adjutant.
The place in which this light occurred Is
onu of the most rugged and inaccessible
mountain regions in the country a spot
difficult for military operations and splen
didly adapted for Indian stratagems and am
The Utes wont on the war-patti with about
six hundred warriors , because , us they
claimed , their agent was starving them.
Major Thoraburgh hud three companies of
cavalry and ono of Infantry In his command
about two hundred men in all , but ho was
deceived by the friendly advances of the
Indians and was led into an ambush.
His body was not discovered until October
8 , and was brought to Omaha on Tucsdav ,
October 21 , where the casket was received
by a delegation of knights from Mt. Calvary
rnmmaiidory and escorted to Free Allisons'
hull. The remains lay In state in the asylum
of the above organization until the following
day , when the funeral took place ,
The following Is from TUB Un : of Octo
ber W :
"A special guard of honor representing
DuMolay comnuindary , of Washington , ap
pointed from those sir knights who hud at
tained to the highest rank in that body , and
consisting of men who are all past commanders -
ers and all past ofllcers of the grand com-
mundcry , were mounted , and wore as fol
lows : Kt. Km. Sir Harry P. Deuol , 1' . G ,
C. ; lit. Em , Sir Charles F. Catlm , P. ( i. C. ;
lit. Km. Sir G. W. Llnlngcr , P. D. G. C. ;
Most Km. Sir Champion S. Chase , P , O. C.
G. ; Very Km. Sir Ebon K. Long , P. G. P. ;
Km , Sir W , K. Boucn , O. U. of G. C , ; Km.
Com , K. A. Allan , DoMolay commandcry
telegraphed that , on account of the distance ,
it wus uimbli ) to send u delegation , but desired -
sired that nothing be spared to conduct the
rites with due honor.
" 1'ho pall-beurorn were Sir C. P. Goodman -
man , Joiin C , Cowin , Samuel Burns , W. V.
Morse , Chris Hnrtman and E. L. Blcrbower ,
"In addition to Alt. Calvary Commandory
No. 1 , pf this city , there were twenty sir
knights , of Ivuuhoe coinmandery , of Council
Bluffs , and u detachment each from Avocu.
Iu. , Plnttsmouth , rrceuiotit and Lincoln ,
Commander K. A. Allen , of Alt. Calvary
commaudory. hud charge of the ceremony. "
Tno ceremony at the grave was the usual
Knight Templar service , which wa supple-
merited by iin eloquent obituary prepared by
a member of Alt , Calvary eoinmandory.
Aftci- reviewing Major Thornburgh's life
and gallant conduct us an officer , the ad
dress concluded with an appropriate extract
from "The Bivouac of the Dead. "
On May 7,1SSO , a delegation from DoMolav
commandory arrived In Omaha , bringing
with tlmm the resolutions passed by the
eommandory arid presented thom to Mt.
Calvary coininandory. The following is a
descrintion ol the resolutions as published in
TUB UCR of May 8 , 18SO :
"Tlio memorial is inclosed in a magnificent
gold frame tlireo feet square , elegantly cm-
bossed and chased. Across the face is the
red cross of the order and its motto , 'In Hoe
Signo Vinces. ' The resolutions themselves
are a masterpiece of artistic penmanship ,
bearing all the appearance of a finished steel
engraving. They return the thanks of Do
Molay coinmandery , No.I , of Washington ,
D. C.t to Ml. Calvary commiuidery for their
prompt action in paying the last sad rites to
their deceased brother , Major T. T. Thorn-
burgh. The resolution else declares Sir
Knights Allen , Howcn , Doucll , LInlngcr ,
Chase and Long , who acted as mounted escort
cert at the funeral on bolialf of DoMolcy
eommandory , honorary members of DcMo-
"In addition. Sir Knight Pearson brought
with him six elegant black satin badges ol
liis commandcry for the newly elected hon
orary members. The badges bear on their
fact ) a heavy gold deslrn of u mounted knight
with the inscription , 'DeMolay Couiniandery ,
No. 4 , Washington , D. C. '
The extract alluded to above was an ac
count of these proceeding * and a copy of the
obituary as givnn.
The brotherly feeling already existing was
greatly strengthened by this recalling of un
historical event in which both cominanderies
bore such a prominent part and many eyes ,
especially those of the older knights , wore
moist at the recollections which were re
UlHtory ol'Oild l'ollo\v-ihl ] > .
[ Comliidfd/roin Latt HVrff.l
At the session of 1MT the constitution was
amended in such a way as to allow lodges to
admit members suspended for non-payment
of dues on such terms as they might pro
scribe , and also to admit mombsrs of de
funct lodges not able to get cards. This
wus to make it easy for soldiers and others
who had boon drappol through the mis
fortunes of war , to regain membership in
the order , which oven four years of civil
war failed to divide or to create n feeling of
During these ycnni the order had been goIng -
Ing forward , and It only required a cessation
of hostilities between the sections to demon
strate the fact. The machinery of the order
Is BO poricct that everything went forward
without delay from any cause , BO .that by
June ' ! < ) , 180' ) , were were -11 grand lodges
and H.-IWI subordinate lodges , with a mem
bership of UCS.OOS. In ton years from that
tune , in 1ST1) ) , there wore 50 grand and 7 , < > iO
subordinate lodges , thu membership having
Increased to 500.000 In round numbers.
In the proceedings of the sovereign grand
lodge for l&SS , held at ho. ? A'igolcs , there
wore , according to the UU est. actual rot urns
accessible , & 55 , i 2 members of the order in
America , 10,1X17 In Vustralaula and lS i In
the German empire , making a total of 57-i , >
00 ? under the jurisdiction of the sovereign
Not only In every state and territory of the
union Is the order tirmly established , but It
extends to Canada , Cuba , Mexico , Peru , the
Sandwich inlands , Denmark , Sweden , the
Netherlands , Australasia , ' ( Jcrmuny and ,
Switzerland. The above liguros Indicate Us
wonderful growth ,
All effort ? toward harmonizing the English
and American brunches having proved uuu-
vaillng for sixteen years , the grand lodge pf
the United States , In 1843 , severed all con
nection with the Manchester Unity , and laid
chum to exclusive authority to create lodges
aud encampment * of the 1. O. O. f , in any
section of the glooo. It is not denied xlmt
the Manchester Unity Is the father of Amer
ican Oddfcllowship. although Wlldoy was
not a member of the former organization
when thu ilrat lodge was self-constituted In
Uultlmoro , but a charter was afterward
granted by the Duke of York's ' lodge , ao-
cepted by Washington lodge , and eubso-
quuutly upprored by the Grand Committee.
After the severance of all ties between
American ana English Odd Fellowship , an
other revision of the ritual was deemed ad
visable , and in 18 U 15 , ll. Chapin , of Massa
chusetts ; J L. Uidgely , of Maryland ; .lames
D. McCabe , of Virginia ; J. A. Kennedy , of
Now York , and W. W. Moore , District of
Columbia , were appointed a committee to
perform the work. Thu revision was thor
ough and the reform great , the aim being to
improve the morals , enlarge the fundamental
principles of the order , and ctarato the character -
actor of its members. Changes and altera
tions have boon made since , as the necessities
of the order seemed to demand. The last re
vision was made in I'sfsO ' , 11 committee of thir
teen having been appointed for the purpose at
the preceding session. Tills revision was per
haps more Hwecping in its changes than any
of the former attempts. Many alterations
were made in the forms and ceremonies , and
the ritualistic work was subjected to an
almost complete revision. In the old work
there were live degrees in the subordinate
lodge , but the commitlou reduced this iiiuii-
lior , condensing and combining the lessons
of the live into three. This is now known
among Odd .Follows us the now work , and is
in use at the present lime , v.ithbut little
disposition for a change.
It was several years after thu founding of
Odd ITcliowHhlp when the encampment was
recognized as u separate branch of the order.
This hud its origin in what might be termed
side degrees , a brief history of which will
not bo uninteresting to the mumoers.
Early in 1810 three degrees , designated
ns the jj'irst or White degree , Second
or Hluo degree , Third or Scarlet -
lot degree , wore adopted b'y the Manches
ter Unity. They were conferred only
as n toward for faithful services and
regular attendance at lodges. They portrayed
trayed the beautiful lessons of to day as
taught in the encampment brunch and scorn
to have been the foundation upon which it
started. The fourth , or Golden Kule degree ,
was first known in America at the organlz i-
tlon of the grand louge of Maryland in 1S21.
It ; was of English origin. Six past grands
were present at the meeting , and nnu con
ferred the degree on the other live. The de
gree was confined to past grands who held
membership in the grand lodge , and WHS
only conferred in that body until ISi" . What
Is now the Koynl Purple , llrst known ns the
iltth degree , is supposed to be of American
origin , although there is no record of this
fact. Thomas Wildey , the father of Amer
ican oadfoliowftlnp , communicated the de
gree In person , hut lie never claimed to bo
the author , nor did ho ever , BO far us known ,
give the particulars as to its origin.
Thu growth of oddfollownhlp has been
marvelous , while the sums spent for the re
lief of distressed brothers , their widows and
orphans , and the burial of thu dead have
been enormous. I s works of charity are
without tne usual nourish of trumpets , and
uru known only to the active and attending
members and their immediate- friends and
families. For this Tt-uson , like t ho history of
the order's obaeiuo origin and eventful
career , its good deeds and lavish oxpendl-
turoa to relieve and alleviate th ftrurlng of
humunlty.ara known only to n lln t'-d ' circle.
Statistics are usually uninteresting , but u
few llgures showlngithc ! expenditures by Odd
fellows for relief will prove both in
teresting and surprising. From thu
tlno ) ot Its organisation In April , IS 111 , to thu
year ending Juno , ' ! 0 , 13111 , the total expended
for relief is placed -at $ iur , l7.0i ) , whllu thu
total revenue of thu lodges for thu sumo
tlmo reached * ; u,205.-IO. The report of
Grand Secretary KOSB , made to the present
session of the Hovoiuign grand lodge , cover'
ing the period from 1B10 ! ( from which date
the figures are tukcu from annual rotuinn of
the several grand jurisdictions ) to December
Ul , IbSS , show thu following : Initiations in
subordinate lodges , l,6TrMXi7 ; member * relieved -
lioved , J.aya.lMO ; widowed families lelluved ,
17UXj ( ) ; members deceased , luObUI ; total ro-
lief. JlS.O-Jl.SG-.Oy - ; total receipts , H'JS03-
The amount invested by the order in real
estate In the way ol homes , luilU. etc. , Is es
timated at 112,000,000. ,
A , O. U. W.
The report of the supreme recorder for the
month of August shown that the order has u
total membership of 2 4,147 , and also shows
the mcniflorshlp in Nebraska to boO.IOJ . ,
Assessment No , U , dated October 1 , is out.
This makes only U assessments In tun
months , la this order ,
The Select Knights are doing good work
since the muotiug of the supromu legion. Kn-
couraglng reports are bcin rcoeivca from all
over the stuto , and thu various legions are
rapidly Incrc siiig their membership. Sluco
the adoption of the law admitting those who
lire not members of thu A. O. U. W. a wide
Held is opened up , which most of the legions
are taking advantage of ,
Fidelity Council , No. 150 Koy.il Arcanum ,
Council liluff' , held their regular meeting
Friday evening. There was a largo attend
ance , as the members have evidently settled
down for their winter's work. Three gentle
men wore Initiated , and several applications
Fidelity Council has a very beautiful and
impressive ceremony connected with its
initiations , having received a special dis
pensation from the suproino'council approv
ing the same. The officers having memorized
their several parts , makes it a great pleasure
to bo present when work is to bo done.
Deputy Supreme Hcgcnt George ICcr , who
is organising new councils in Nebraska , was
present to witness tno new work , and was so
pleased that ho will endeavor to have the
now councils adopt it.
This council will give a horios of socials ,
the first of which will be hold on October 8.1 ,
in Koyal Arcanum hull. The membership is
now 1SJ , mid it expects to reach 200 during
the present term.
Yes , he was a seaman true ,
With liis coat of British blue ,
And his buttons bright us gold ;
And lie worshipped at the shrine
Ol a grcatgrcataunt of mine ,
As became a sailor bold.
And ho pleaded not in vain ,
For she gave him love again ;
And thought that through her life
Her stiength and stay should bu
Tills hero ol thu sea
Who wooed her lor his wife.
Hut he his grave is deep ;
The llaitlubillows sweep
And surge above his breast ;
And she when gray and old
In quiet Knplisn mould
They laid her to her rest.
O yes , a simple Ule
For you who love of frail
And faulty vows to sing ;
And It happened long ago ,
Hut hearts were hearts , you know ,
When George the Third was king ,
MUS1UAI < AXI ) im.YMATIC.
"My Aunt IJrldget" is a success in Cin
Koslna Vokes is 011 her way to California ,
and her miter Victoria is making money in
The Neuburg theater at Vienna Is thu best
Illuminated place of amusement in tint world ,
I'liorc are 5,000 Incaiidoceiil llirhts within
Jack "I see that liosamond Footlights
has added llfty doiun silk stockings to her
wardrobe. " Dick " .Sort of a displuv add , 1
suppose , "
Fanny Davenport's friends say sliu has
iniido enough money with "h.i Tobca" this
season to make her comfortable for the icst
of her natural llfu.
Cora Tanner's Improved acting U com
mented upon in theatrical circles. Shu Is
doing well with "Fascination , " and Colonel
Sinn is 03iit-'ratutuUng himself ,
Piiullnu Markhiim , who 1ms been showing
her Hhupaly figure on thu metropolitan slagu
during thu week , is u wonder ot the nine
teenth century. Will she ever grow old !
The JVmon Quintet club for thu coming
season will include MIBS Anne Carpenter ,
soprano ; Mr , John F. Rhodes , solo violin ;
Paul Mcnde , violin ; Adolph Uuroso , Hutu
and violin ; Armln Keeker , violin and violu ,
and Louis IJlumenlierg , violoncello.
It will bo pleasant noffH to the many
frjcndi ) of Tom Karl to know that the favor
ite tenor returned last week from Kuropu In
much better health and voice than he has
Known for soma seasons , The Hot > toiiiaii
began their tour at Lowell , presenting
Marie Walnwrlght , who has suddenly bo-
coinu a "society favorite" on the stage , says
there Is u bright future for Blanche VVal h ,
daughter of thu Irrepressible Fourth ward
politician , Now York , 1)1 ) tun'lie IN a member
of Miss Wainwrighl's "Twelfth Night"
Maie. Minnie Huuk bos bought for a ren-
donee the Villa Triobsehen. on the Lake of
Lucerne the house in winch Wagner resid
ed from ISO ) till early in 1ST : . ' , and in which
ho finished "Die Mcisters'nger' ' * and wrote a
good part of thu music of "Siegfried" and
"Die Gotterdammernng. "
The statements in regard to Dixey's ' suc
cess in "The Seven Ages" at the Standard
theater. Now Yorlt , are altogether mislead
ing. Disinterested critics agree that Dixo.v
docs some admirable work , but the muling Is
unpleasant , and in order to maku a really
popular "go" the whole affair must be re
vised and built up.
Theodore I'liomas gave the first concert of
his testimonial tour in Brooklyn. The tour
will continue four weeks , closing at the
Metropolitan opera houao on November ( i.
Besides his entire New York orchestra , Mr.
Thomas will have the assistance of the pop
ular pian-st , Knfncl .loseffy.
Uony Pastor has engaged pretty Uossio
Bonchill , onu of London's favorite musiu hall
singers. The engagement is for a few weeks
only , as the young woman is to appear In
London in the Christmas pantomimes. Miss
Bonohill's hpeciiilty is singing ot topical and
comic songH in male costume , with frequent
and rapid changes.
Max Eliot has written nn interesting
sketch ol Lillian Kussull's career. Ho is re
sponsible for the statement that she is just
twenty-eight years old and that the Arou-
sons pay her $ . ' 0,000 a year. Her upward ca
reer began tun years ago with her debut nt
Tony Pastor's theater , where she sanjf old
English ballads for 550 a week.
J'he members of the French hocioty of dra
matic authors and composers have Just di
vided among themselves for one year's fees
nearly three-quarters of a million sterling.
Of this enormous sum derived from the
Parisian and provincial theaters , as well ns
from theaters abroad , the dramatists take
upwards of three millions of francs , or i'120-
UOO , this being A ! I.'OO more than during the
Leo GolJmark has engaged Dr. llaim von
Bulow for a series of twenty concerts to bo
given under Ins management in Now York ,
Boston , Chicago , L'inclnna.i , St. Louis ,
Plttsbnrg , Baltimore and I'hlladolphl i , com
mencing about thu 20th of March , 181)0. ) The
great pianist has mcparud four new pro-
grammes for his recitals in New York and
Boston and will also nppoar as conductor In
ono or two orchestral concerts in Now York ,
in the first of which the new ovuituroby
Can Goldnurk , "Prometheus , " played from
AISS. , will bu heard for the first time.
Doctor ( to dying patient ) Do ith does not
and all , my dear friend. Dying man Kight ,
doctor. You and the undertaker scud iu your
bills after that
Young Minister -Imi't there homo advlcn
you canglvoi The Hov.Mr. Wilgus M-m-ni ,
luniino HCO. O , yes ; especially avoid praying
fur ruin on a rising barometer.
Do Broke I say , Houpln , why Is our room
up hero like man's cstatoas mentioned m thu
Hlblu'ouimiI ! } glvo it up , \Vh.\f Del
Broke --Because it's a liltlu loivjr than the
The Kov. Dr. Smith -I can't way that 1 like
mv son in law , Kov. Dr. Brown Why (
The Kov. Dr. Siultn I married him to my
daughter aud hu paid me with a counterfeit
f 10 note.
Colored Parson An' de text says ; "An
hu hball sopurato thu sheep fiom the goats , "
Now , brodriin. I fast no reflection upon dis
hero eoni ! legation ; but kiujwin' ft as I do , 1
am ob do 'pininn that on do day < > ' judgment
do goat market will hub a bourn.
Young Miss Wllgus Whoio iiioyou going ,
papal Key Mr. WilitusTo thu toinparancu
mating.Vi ; liiteud to Inaiigiiraii ) a movo-
munt to H.IVI ; thu young men of the country ,
Young MiisTigus -Try end save u ro.il
nice onu for m ' , will jou. papa dear )
Newspaper reporters engaged in hunting
up olergi men to nscuitaln whuthur or not
thuy bcllcvo in u paisonll devil will do well
to let Air. rulmngo alone for a few days.
While the rums of his taburnuclu are htlll
smoking ho may entertain VIOVVH on thu sub
ject that will bo open to modill'Mtion ' huic-
The Congo Missionary -The Hialinp-In
the llrst place thu inii'in want mum bu pur-
fectly willing to jcuvu hU country mid people.
Applicant ( iludly will I do that , uir
Thu Bishop But more Important , he must
bu willing to take his llfu in his hand and
fuco howling tribes of savugo heathen.
Applicant ( carelessly ; ! dou't wind u ut
tie thing like that , bisliop , I am a iv'o'mmj
umpire I am.
Talm.igo's church was -vrookod by tlnmo ;
'Twas quite enough saints ta provoKC ,
And cause grave deacons in uvclalm
In hasty accents , "Holy smoke : "
And soon its walls again shall rlso
As Phojnix from its ashes spring.
But , true to ' ork state's onturpj'lse.
They've asked the outside world for w ng * .
David Mornll , the young son of the p istor
of Calvary Baptist church , Minneapolis' ,
created a tremendous sensation in Sunday
school the other day. His class had a num
ber of visitors that day and the occasion was
ono which called forpi much digint\ ,
"Where was Saul , " asked the teacher aftee
a llfo of sin and death by suicide I" Htfoio
any onu else could answer , young Mr Mori
ril ! bawled out , "In the .soup. "
"Bro * Tucker , it grieved yer ole pastor's
hcait ter heah dat one ou his ftoi K was
cotchcd Bteulin' chickens hist n tht'
"Pushon Buttler , duui rlnckuns wiu for ver-
self , lease I knowud yer'od bin poo'li 1 eliitf
tor goodness , pashon , 1 cnjldn't hlenp m '
Anight , fer thlnkln' of yer belli' s'p-u am ]
hahin'no chickens tcre.it. So I Monet ) I d
run do risk jess fer yor sake. "Oh , dt i n.it
alters do case. It wiu ur mission ob mure v ,
broddor , an' yor 'servo creatcredit D iz
yor contemplate goln' out orgln soon. Bro1
CO.VMJItlAM J'I/3S. /
She Well , 'Holilol , wlmtd'yer in ton i a u'
fust poji the question or question pop.
Ed How did you win that hntight.i l.'ue' ' I
Al 1 got her in a candy store , pullo . enita
'S.'U hill , and proposed baloro she oven ( , in u
Ho Will you marry mo ? She Xo. lie-
Then will you marry Bob Sawyer' Ho
wuntod mo to aslc you for him , too , wli < e I
was about it.
"Have you tnud , Luwivnco. to csf mnto
the height of my father's regard for joii'1'
"Xo nut it occurred to mu last night that it
wan about a foot , "
Algernon You must not think , den.-cst ,
that because you are rich and 1 am poor I am
trying to marry yon on account of xo'ir
money I tionuvio-Whoso are you .iftcr ,
Isabel Irene -Oh , Mr. Van Swell , there M
such a heavy umiurtoiv hero ! ( ilvu mu .voiir
hand quick 1 am afraid I will bo carr t-il oil
by it. Van SwolI-Oh , no , you imu better
hang on to my cane , so that 1 can Jut fo m
case you are.
Mis * .krnnlo Flood Is thu richostiininnrncd
woman In tno United States. I'lioru is a title
in the affair * of young men which laUen nt
thu proper tlmo is money u > thuir po.-kets. .
First. Boston ( ! irlUotan ) plukl'is HI your
pocket ( Second Boston fiirlVoi , ami Mjinu
gum , First Beaten tlirl'I li.it'H ail ngitl.
I've got some cold beans and two ulatu pen-
clls , Lut'H lunch.
Swcut liirl-Oh , this Is NO sudden. on
iniiHt give me time to ru/icct / a week at fonst
Fond J ovur ( Ju.rululy. Kwu If you biionld
accept to-night it wiiul'l ' taku about a wrorf
to got un engagement ring mailc. Swcut
Girl L'm jiorlmp * you'd huitur taju : the
meiiHure of my Jlngur now , ( teorgu.
The Only Son of aMillionaire ; Oh , Mnbol ,
do you loves moMubolNo. / . The Son -
Then you won't marry mui Mabel Of
course I will1
Mr. Winter fugcd slxlsovon ) Muk mi !
hiipu.v. deaicsl. Tell mu that you can euro
enough foi nu to marry mu. Miss Spring
( uifod s vuntu9iiWell ) I'm not to HUTU
about that , but I can marry ) ou enough to
cau * for you Won't that < ln just as wclii
HliftoraWnal'arong tO'duy , Bluffer * )
Vim loon blue. '
Bluflurs-I'll never forgive
nuhdl. I kiciicd a caller out of my huutu
luht nlifht. "Huh ! I'vu kicked out man ) u
one. Young fi-llnw , i mippusui" ' 'No , putt
middlu ago.Well , thujo old codgcrb have
no business coming around Hparkiiig > oung
girlrt. ] kicked out one of that t > urt tiiot
week. " "Vcs , but I've found out that thm
man U4 if i courtmu my dmiglitcr , 41
after my mutlmr-ln-law. "
She was a vision fair to sue
And nothing could bu ciitor ,
1 foil she was Impressed with me ,
The prutty miss of high degree ,
And quickly set about to hu
Her oarncit ardent minor.
But hur rtHpoiisu W.H linn and cold.
Vet I durt'tl not dUpute her ;
And when m.gruco * J oxUJllod ,
Shu aald she tliouxlilmu rude anil Uild.
Anil with much emplmsl > ) hu toll !
Mu that L couldn't suit 'ur ,
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